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Made for you personally  by- tho men 'who arc making  high-class ready-made cloLh-  Paid-up Capital, $10,000,000, -Reserve F.und,$5,OOG,000  --     DEAD OFFICE. TORONTO. .,.    "^  B. E. "WALKER, President.-      ALEX. LATRD, General Manager.  Branches-Throughout'Canada,'and irr the United States  \\   -     ." .;%*-and England.       J      '_���������      7 ?'  . SAYINGS MNK DEPARTMENT/'  This is  the special��������� order  department,of   , ���������  'Campbell's Clothing:  which we would 'like to tell  you,about and to, show ypu  how good'a' clothes buying  ��������� * .',      - <     '������        -- 9  plan it is; ' ���������     :  Hunter-Kendrick  _   In Greenwood,.911  Tuesday bliu  itiin,tonic to 1,1m tn.ll  timber.    The  B. O. Cbppci company  announced  early iii tlio day.that  work   would  in immediately, resumed,,-it all its  mines and the .smeller at the prevailing rate of  uiges     About 700  men wilIsnow,be  able  to lind employment nt thcMbther Lode, Emma   and   other   linnei-,   and    tbe  ������meltor.    Just as; soon as the ore  bins are full -the -smelter will  bo  blown in and--run  to  its  full capacity.    It is-about   six   months  since the >B. 'O: Copoer Co. closed  its minefy and   fclife, slint-down has  been a'seveio blow to  Greenwood.  'I ho'people word fis cheerful as possible under the  circumstances and  only   ono   paloon, stopped  taking,  water.    lSr6body starved  to death,  but green turtle soup did  not prevail to any extent,, and mot-tot the  champ ignc in 'town  had  a chance  to grow old.    During all the strain  only one or two business men had  to* In in the box over.    This speaks  well   foi   (ho  credit and financial  ability of tlie busiueVs men.' A few  "I" tlie gamiest even kept tneir ads  in tlie'lmal iiapeis'.until the finish.  II was "iNrijri,r  0I.  J$|uChor'"   with  Hie town and JSliu-her got here just  m, tim".    Another  si-\ty  days  of  idloiiPrftand I he, walking would be  ciowded.    rt,is  now  safe to  say  tliat f'lopiiwood  has entered upon  a long cm',! of prosperity.  Passing Throng;  '   r   f  ir>  r'hl  -   , *  ���������    I  ,rrt  r>i  r--*"  COMPANY.  BANKING   BY   MAIL    1       \     ' ;  Ensiness may be transacted by mail with  any  branch of the Bunk.  7 Accounts may be opened," and deposits made'oiv withdrawn by  mail.    Every attention is paid to out-of-town accounts."-  J.'T. BEATTIE, -Manager Greenwood Branch.-  ON THE WEST FORK.  1836  THE BANK OF  56 BRANCHES.    OVER $50,000,000 ASSETS.  If you live at a distance from town, why not do your  banking with our nearest Branch By Mail/  Aslc onr Local Manager to explain the system to you.  may be opened with 91.00 or more.i  Interest Paid Half=Yearly.  H. F. STOW, MANAGER  GREENWOOD BRANCH.:  qilfrgg-a-aiPKflMiagBjaa^  Made to  ���������"  Your Measure  Our tailoring organization is so  complete that you take absolutely  NO RISK when ordering. Your  garments are cut from your own  individual measurements by expert  ciaftsmen.    "  WE GUARANTEE TO PLEASI3  AND FIT YOU_,EERFECTL3,l.  and at a price-far below what Uie  ordinary custom tailor would  charge you, jvhile the fabrics used  are .without equal for intrinsic  worth or variety, 'if you have a  fault in your figure please mention  it and we will hide it for you.  Let us prove this statement to  your profit. Only union labor  employed.  The Croot & Stewart  Tailoring Co.  588 Hasting-s Street, West,  VANCOUVER, B. O.  Just Reccivqd-a-Nice Assortment of Ladies'     +  - - >       * - _��������� -4  Lisle, Lace.and Silk (doves  ���������Regular and Elbow liengrh in All Shades:"'  Gall and sec them.      -. -  Dry Goods. REN DELL 8c CO. -^ofcs -*nd Shoes  ��������� ������^'v*'fc'V'i^'V^^'^'"v&������''v*''v'*va^"v^������  Frederic W.. TcLaine  Mining and Real Est- 'e Broker.  "Estates Managed aad Lo..us Made.  Local and District Land v*vgenfe Canadian Pacific Railway. Stocks and  Shares a Specialty. Greenwood,B.C.  Frank Fletcher  Provincial Land Survkvok,  -      Nelson, B. C.  *  ��������� Open day and night in the Windsor Hotel.    Feeding peo-  , pie is like any other biisineKH, it requires experience.* "We  have the experience;, you have.tire money. -Wo know how  "'    to .prepare and serve meals, you have the palate to appreciate good  food  well cooked.    Try  the partnership.  It may prove beneficial to both of us.    Wo aim", to please.  toward Ittoore, Proprietor.    J  Regular monthly meetings of  Greenwood lodge"No.'28, A. F.  * & A. M., arc held on tlio n'rbt  Tlmiisday in each month in Fraternity hall, Wood'block, Govenmii nt  -street. Greenwood.  Visiting brethien  are cordially invited to attend.  JAS. S. ItlUNIK, Si-i-n-l irj ,  WC H/T Greenwood MiiKi-a'  . T. 1V1. U������������o.i.No.2i, W.  r nl., meets everv  Saturday even in-,'in Union thill, Copper street, Greenwood, nt 7.-:i0.  riAlso in hall at Mother Lodo minn  1 hurt-day evenings at 7 :H0.  ���������It. A.���������������������������������������������MATIIELSON, Secretary.  CKEENWOOi?  Denier in  Contractor for Tie  jjtieavy Teaming arid'Dray ing  '' '    , 'Phone 85.    " '". '-;.'  C. S. BAKER  -       Provincial Assayor and Ore  _; ��������� ������������������ -.Shippers' Agent.    Corrcs-  '' pbtidencesolicited. Samples  recofve promp'-. nttention.  P. .P.". BOX   123.   GIIEENWOOD,   II.   C.  'Along I bo Kettle river, abo.it  sixty miles-from Gi ecu wood, in  tlie vicinity of the town of Carmi,  there ate vast tracts of mining,  timber ynd agricultiiial land which  has commenced to' attract the eye  of settlpts. Rev. Jean Ferroux,  who lesides not far from Stettler  in Alberta, has*in<the past few  threc'years brought many people  from S.iv'iv in France and settled  tiieui in difi'menc sections of Alberta. Some of them becoming  dissatisfied he'cast about for a  more desir/ible location for them,  and in preference to all locations  he, chose the teiritory adjacent to  the town of Caimi, on the West  iajik-oi tne Ketcre" Tiveiyandlt is  his intention to-colonize the dis-  jrict hetween_Cann] and "Midway  with 300 famillcd. " Last" fall he  bought from the O. P. R. 2,685  acres neat Carmi'and is negotiating  for threo or four thousand more  acres in the tame locality. Father  Ferioux is now making' his headquarters at Carmi. liis nephews  and ''seveial others are with him  and they are getting ready to plant  oats, barley and wheat m order to  have feed for their ttock next  winter. They have aheady brought  in horses, cows ,hogs and poultry,  and have at Midway several tons  of wheat, potatoes and farming  machinery which is being freighted  in as fast as po-sible. Ja<*. C. Dale  has donated to the colony several  lots in Carmi to be used as grounds  for a church, paisonage and hospital. A. E. Voyer, a real estate  man of Edmonton, will come to  the "Boundary in June and open  an office, probably iu Midway,  for the purpose of handling the  properties for Father Ferroux and  placing thc settlers as they arrive  from' Alberta or France. The  colony _\vill also build a sawmill  and commence next winter to cut  ties pofes and lumber. *-  From Westbridge to sixteen  miles beyond Carmi there are about  40,d00 acres o'f land suitable for  fruit raising and fixed farming,  which Ferroux considers the richest valley for that- purpose in  Southern British Cohuibia. The  altitude is less than '{,000 feet and  thc prevailing soil is volcanic ash  ���������ind.bliick sandy loam. The country  under discu>-Mon is about frixty  mile'; fiom Greenwood and about  thirty from Pim'ticton. The warmest valley-in the vicinity of Carmi  is that along Wilkinson creek. Jt  is about nine miles long by three-  quarters of a mile in width and  lies cast to west, permitting* the  warm air from the Okanagan to  blow through it. Quito a number  of ranchers   aro already planting  Tli is  not iieecssary to   walk out  of Greenwood in 01 dor to view the  world.    The C. "l>.   R.   .still  runs  ti-iiins from the copper  metropolis  two ways.    Armed  with  a  ticket  to Penlicton   I- took  the  Bulldog  express a fmv days ago and rapidly  rpceded from the peaeelul cnviion-  ments of t,hp Boundary's noted red  metal center.    At  "Eholt,  the flyer  stopped for a few minutes to allow  be-eia.1 paKsongprf, to take tho high  route to Phoeniv.    Some of-them  .wore armed,'for I  noticed a portly  chap slipping a flask into his pocket.  Eholt,  i<- noted  for its  ore trains  and  the  placidity  of  its  climate.  Tlie   air-is so. good  I hat the inhabitants find it  impossible  to die  a natural   death.    Fisherman   has  the appearance of being a   sociable  place and the ties formed there are  not easily broken.    A   puff of hot,  aii; struck the  car just as  we entered the suburbs of that beautiful  city���������Givind Forks. ' It is situated  n one of nature's playgrounds and  has  J"ew   equals as a   site for a  mountain" city.    Tears ago'there  was   a   college   |.������ro  for  training  liars, but the country soon became  overstocked with profe������,������-ors and it  closed down.    One  noted   pupil of  the college  who  used   to furnish  sensations   for   the  dishnt   press  must h.iAe died or gone  away, for  it is  reported that in the shades of  evening not, long ago truth was seen  making an  attempt  to  enter "the  city.   -Grand Forks has a  smelter  which makes it look  at night, like  that southern Biblical resort, from  which no "'���������inner has ever returned.  It is also surrounded  by orchards,  boasts of an hotel  which   owns its  own cows and  furnishes the guests  with   real   ci-pam.    This    city   at  present is much in the limelight of  public opinion, owing to  the fact  Hint tlio   comiun   member   fot    Hie  district in the federal government  resides here.    Grand Forks is also  one - of _the_fc\v cities in the world  where a man gets on the train and  offers you taffev for  "10 a Diick-  MINKKAI, ACT  Certificate'of Improvements  :'���������.-.''���������    ;.���������-������������������ NdTIOB  UnOm'oraiw, Unl/.ao, Clmiiorono', 'eonnelnut nnd  Tuck JUIimriilOli'lniH.Hltiinte In tin; tltwii-  wood  MIdIiik  Division  nf Yulu Disti-kfc,  Wlmrc locntod ; In lloomomn-f Oiunii, Weil  I-'orkofKotllo'Illvur.  TAKE NOTICK tlmtOourK������ II. InliHlcr, I-'mc  Minor HCurlllloiitn No. It iim-10; Tluimii* Heme  Hen, Freo Mlner'M Cortllleiito No. 11 loiDH.aiul  ���������i,l. Jolly, Kreo Minor',* '    "    -  iitciut, Hlxty <lnys from Hi  Henry J. Jolly, Kreo Minor',* Ci'-fliili-'iit'iiNii. II  .'17, intend, Hixtyrinys '   apply to tlio MHiIiik Kcdonlci- for u lli'rllllisiir  Il7i  ilnle lim-oof. li  Uncciiiul.od lor Domoatic Use."  Iiniirovoint'iitH, Tor thu |iiiriio>o ofobtiiliiliiK  Ciciivii (Irant.t of tlie aliovo t-liiiin-*.  Ami fnrtlier take notice tlwf, iii-lloii. iniiloi-  Hi-oUon .17, mn.it ho c-oiimioni-cil li������roro the k-m  aiico of Much Uertllicato of Imp ..vv.uumU.  Diitdl till* atitli day of Morel,. i. I), 1WH.  Train a child up mid away lie  will go.  Tho Columbia cigar is a large  aud free-smoking cigar. It in sold  in all mountain towim and made  in Kelson.  fruit trees in the different valleys  tributary to Carmi and the Kettle  river. Last year Vc Dynes, who  with his family owns a thousand  acres, planted many fruit,. trees,  and this year Jas. C. Dale, Oliver  LaParte, Ed Smith, Herb Holmes,  John Youngluisbund nnd others'  have set out ninny more. Grapes,  raspberries, strawberries and other  fruits groAvVwihlin-profiiHioii. Tho  climate is -'oiie of the''healthiest in  the jkovincound water is inauiiud-  anciv' ���������'���������"''���������' *' '���������':���������'������������������ .' '��������� '���������'��������� ''���������'���������-:'.: .  .There is plenty of timber in the  country Hiiitiiblo, for lumber, ties,  |)olea iind'.pulp wood, which will  bring iinich.wOalih to the district  whenit is .iiKtrkoted. The clearing-away of the forests will' alsp  improve.the agricultural resourqcH.  In addition to its other" resoiir-  cch,,'the dihtriot is , rich in g'old,  silver, lead 'and- copper, thero being nine-different mineral camps  wit Inn its hniiiidarie.s. ��������� Wallace  mouiitiiiii especially is a network  of mineral veins. For eight years  oro Iiiih boon hauled to tho railway  ISTot far from Grand Forks is a  town called,Gilpin, no doubt after  the chap who rode his cay use into  London during the early days and  astonished the 'natives. Cascade  is a hamlet that I wrote about nine  years ago when Beach Wilcox was  running a newspaper there and  preparing himself for the higher  life at Phoenix. At that time I  said that Cascade had a present  but no future. It now has a sawmill which makes quite a buzz in  the place.  From  Cascade the train  slowly  climbs the grade until the Bulldog  tunnel is passed and then but little  coal is used on the ran. to Robson,  but an eye' is kept on the air by  the alert crew, for if the train once  got beyond control there would be  an epidemic of funerals for a few  days in  this   beauteous   land.    I  often wondered what I would do  in ease I was on a train  that ran  away   in   the  -mountains.    After  considerable serious and scientific  thought I have concluded  that I  would  first get -my  money back  from the conductor and then lecture to the rest' of the passengers  upon  the dangers of a fast life.  After that I would put on  a pair  of wings and sail through the ether  of 'the  universe in search of another point in  which  to make a  new start in life.  Robson is a nica cheerful locality  and as yet   there   is   nothing to  shock the modesty of  any school-  maam    or   enameled    savage   of  modern society, for the Douk<* have  not had time to shed  their clothes  and:srai t for "Nelson  in search of  Jesus.    They generally  do this in  tho   winter   time  when   work   is  slack on their farms. _  At Sproat's  Landing, near './Robson,   I spent a  night'seventeen'"yours ago in the  Waldorf-Astoria  hotel.    The proprietor afterwards' went to the.bad.  He became n Grit and  was sentenced to a government position at  about S300 a month and the overs.  He has never repented and is still  alive.   This hotel was one of the  best-ventilated   that  I have ever  slept in.    The walls in  my room  were punctured by apertures  that  would enable an occupant to  viow  the moving pictures in  the next  room.    I glued my optics to an  aperturo and gazed into tho room  on the right.    It was occupied by  a man with a worried expression on  his frontal landscape.    Ho looked  like a   remittance man  who  had  lost his cigarette, but ho was not  for ho  had  a gold watch in  his  hand,    lie put the watch  under  the tick, which no doubt improved  his bed by having two ticks under  hiirr.-     I   whispered   through   the  aperture asking him what was the  matter.    He, replied that he could  not lock his door and  was afraid  that someone would enter the room  during the night and take his time.  I informed him  that there was no  danger,-  but   if   he   was   worried  about it ho could  hand  the watch  through the aperture  to  me and I  would keep watch  while he slept.  When he discovered that I was an  editor he hove a sigh of relief and  passed the ticker through the wall.  He remarked  that no one would  think of roboing an  editor.    However he was mistaken about that,  because there are several people iu  this country right now who   would  rob a preacher, let alone an editor,  r.hat is provided  tho preacher was  too drunk to  get the drop.     However,  I   will  not  further  digress  After I had, placed  the watch  in  my jewel'case  1  looked  into  the  room on the left side.   The scenery  in that room was grand.    In  the  bed was a Jersey  Lily, while over  a chair was her  lingerie.    Some of  it was bifurcated. The room shone  brightly through  the window and  its silvery gleams flirted  with   the  golden  curls  that listed  with the  wind  as it 'blew across the facial  anatomy of   the sleeping gazelle.  She looked like a rose that had  blown  out of a" Spokane drug store  into the wilds of British Columbia.  Locked iu the arms of Morpheus  she   was snoring   in   a way like  someone   under-the influence   of  onions.    I turned  my  eyes away  and said  my  prayers.    Just  then  the elevator commenced  running  and going into the hall  I saw one  of the guests being put to bed with  his boots on.    His  breath was redolent of Seagram's perfume and  his appearance indicated that'he  had not been to S"*?,&iy school for  several   moons.    Those   were the  good old days iu Koulenay when a  man could go to bed with his boots  on  and  not lose   his position  in  oociotj-.���������   liTuwciilixyn     blue    UOUUTiry  has grown  so  feminine that you  cannot sometimes see the scenery  for Easter hats and in some places  it is extremely infra dig to drink  even cod liver oil out of a bottle.  In the early days everything  went  as it looked, but now it is screened  v- ith the veneer that white-shirted  people   daub over civilization   in  order to   hide the pimples erupted  from a blood fed  upon timidity,  deception   and   toadyism.    When  Nelson was in blossom Drin Dunn,  Angus Mclntyre, Keuo Jack, Porcupine Billy or other lions of society would  waltz into a saloon  and   exclaim,   "All   you sons   of  broncho busters line up  to the bar  aud nominate your poison !" IsToiv-  adaysitis, "My dear friend  will  vou kindly adjourn  to tho buffet  and allow a cooling lemonade to  flow through your facial aperture ?"  Thus the world grows softly nicer.  ���������  Palatial steamers run from Rob-  sou to Arrowhead over a scenic  route so grandly  magnificent that  it   makes   "Down   the   Hudson"  look like a star  trying to  work a  shift for the sun.   The boats in use  at present  are larger and  much  more    elegantly   appoiuted   than  than  they  were when John  Andrew Mara was king of the inland  waters.    The price of meals and  berths remain the same, but with  increafcing years the stock of snake  producers iu the bars has become  more varied.    In the halcyon days  There is a  this week.  Phoenix  W. C- Thomas paid  a  visit to  Spokane last week.   , "'       '  The Brooklyn mine in. Phoenix  is being pumped out.  C. V. Semerad is spending a few  weeks in East Kootenay!  ,   The Board  of,Trade meetft next  Wednesday evening, May L3.  Born ���������Near Midway,' April ',0, "  to Mr. and Mrs. Gust'Bjorn, a son.  There is yet time to get up a  celebration in Greenwood on Victoria Day.  Mrs. C. E. Miller of Nelson , is '  in the city looking after her busi- -  ness interests,  Thos. Hanson of Rock Creek  was in the city Sunday and Monday on business. ,  W. B. ���������Wilcox: of Phoenix left  for Seattle last week* to visit his  brother and have a rest/  _ Dr. Boucher, formerly of Phoenix, is gaining'more knowledge in  a New York medical college.  Miss M. McKinney is now steuo-  graphically attached to the office  of J. Hutchinson in Revelstoke.    ���������  Jas. C. Dale is building a house  in'Carmi, and iu tlie fall he will  clear considerable laud in-that  vicinity.  Greenwood ought to  be a good  '  place to establish a  cigar  factory..  The town is1 lively  when  it is full  of smoke. ' ,   ,-,  Jas. Dimmick-has gone to the  Alother Lode to take charge of the  kitchen and diuing room for the  B. C. Copper Co. ' -  J. W. Mellor, of Victoria, who  owns the Commercial hotel and  other buildings in Greenwood, is  in the city on business. ^   __,--  R. G. and Mrs. Sidley were in  the city   last. 'week.   "Mr.   Sidley "  says   he   will -stump   ti,e , riding  against Duncan Ross.  A cigar factory has been  started -'  in Grand  Forks.    One.should do  well  in  Greenwood, for* even,the    '  smelter smokes in this city.  The paperhangers are busy decorating the Pioneer hotel to have  the house ready for the rush when  ���������the boom blows'back to Greenwood.  John George Melvin, the well-  known watchmaker, formerly of  Greenwood, is in Prince Rupert,  where he fiuds it difficult to pitch  his tent.  Dr. Gordon, formerly of Phoenix,  ,  is in  Europe getting'wiser  upon  matters in his profession.    Upon  his return he will open an office iu  Vancouver.  Mrs. W. S. Horton died in the  hospital yesterday from pneumonia.  The deceased leaves a husband'  and six children. The funeral will  take place after Mr. Horton's arrival from Xieola.  W. J. Nelson lived in Montana  years ago and was a buflalo hunter.  In five years he "killed over 20,000  buffaloes for their hides. All he  has left of the entire bunch is one  pair of horns, although he has  other kinds of horns in the bar.  Blake Wilson was iu town last  week. He had just returned from  Prince Rupert, where he had been  for the   purpose of arranging to  of the Lytton when Jimmy An-(supply the railway contractors with  derson made his debut on the Ar- meat. He says that John Houston  row lakes,   a poker game was in  is beginning  to  look  old, and has  Session     llPai-lv    bvwi-    in'irlif.       and    f!.n .,���������.-,+.-,.,!   I,..:i,l: :.. ai._ a   session   nearly  every  night,   ami  many a time as I  laid iu my berth  the rattle of the chips   would keep  me   awake,   while   an   occasional  splash in the  water  told of some  busted    suicide   making   for   the  shore.    When   I  first   went over  this artistic route there was not a  house   between    Revelstoke   and  Robson.    Now the smoke from the  rancher's chimney is seen everywhere and the tall timber is  re-  ceeding before the onward march  of the applo tree.    Another new  feature   I noticed   upon my last  tiip up the lakes'on' the Kootenay:  The polite young English lord in  disguise, who carried my umbrella  to  the' stateroom,  brought me a  bottle of   water,   stating  that   I  might   need   a drink during the  night.    How refreshing, but how  times'have changed !   It was well  into the shank of tho evening before the Lusistania of the Arrows  diverced itself from the  wharf at  Robson   and  commenced to take  exercise.    We had  been vibrating  some time when  I awoke with a  start and reaching for the bottle I-  R. T. Lowi-uv.  (Continued in our next,)''   *  fifty miles away, proving.that it is'  very rich to stand such, expensive  transportation.  The building of a railroad  through this section will cause a  veritable boom 'in mil ing claims  and make it ono of thu most pros  perous parts of the province. Bo-  foro many years the population  along the West Fork will bo very  large and (Jarmi will eventually  become a city of flvo or six thousand people.  Tlie. Ledge, t'2 a year.  the neatest building in the town.  Messrs. Hodges and Williams of  Grand Forks, accompanied by  their wives and daughters, c-uno  into Greenwood on Sunday with  their autos. This is the first time  that automobiles have been driven  into Greenwood from an'outside  point and makes a new record for  transportation in the Boundary.  ���������   Hugh   Camerou   of   Camp  McKinney  returned   from  the coast  Saturday last and went on to McKinney   Monday.;.   Mr.  Cameron  spent the winter in Victoria, swapping yarns with old-time friends  aud mixing occasionally in  social  events.    He attended  the annual  dinner   of   tho   haggis eaters,  at  which there were four pipers and  no fatalties.;   He met the member  from Rock Creek at the launching  of the new Hudson's Bay steamer.-  At this event all the best people  from both sides of the Gorge were  present.    Mr.   Cameron  has  been  much  improved  in  health  by his  visit to the " Sad,  sad city by the  sea." ������.  Two.hundred different patterns  in "wall paper and '25 per cent., (one  fourth)   off; from  regular , prices.  Send for "us.    Get a price for your"  job aonipleto.    McRae Bros.  Tho Daily Canadian' in  Noloon,  having filled  its:.���������mission,'has quit  publication.'   Perhaps  this moans,  that the Nelson Nows will jiow.be  Conservative.  .."������������������I  f  '.v.-.  '.-,'"���������  samftMHMMwiM  ���������w*^ I1-  ., ���������   ,-��������� '      '        - ������-'>;���������������,.i .���������'l,,,:--.- ,,.'.".'- ./ .,������������ -,'  -   ./,'. 4-';..J ��������� - '������  THE    LEDGE,    GREENWOOD,    BRITISH    COLUMBIA.  'VVV*VVV^VVVV>vV*������i  BY  GUY   BOOTHBY  Author of "A Beautiful White Devil/' "A Bid For  Fortune," " The Marriage of Esther,"  "Dr. Nikola." Etc., Etc;  '<*>W"*"^*W'%^*'^A*VWV'VWV"'ii  (Continued.)  "SirTnT'tTlood seemed to rush to my  head, and my heart for a second stood  still. I suifered agonies of apprehension  lest he should noiico my state and  nave his suspicions aroused, but he  was evidently too much engrossed  with his subject to pay any attention  to my appearance. I linen* I must say  something, hut my tongue was cleaving to the roof or my mouth. It was  some moments boforc I found my  ��������� voice, and then I said as innocently as  possible���������  Thoy aro certainly peculiar, aro  thoy not? Have you any theory to account for them?".  This was plainly a question to his  tanto, and it soon became evident that  he had discussed the subject in all its  bearings on several occasions before.  'Do you want to know what I  think?" he began slowly, fixing me  with an eye that he seemod to iniaglno  bored through mo like an augur.  Well, what I think is that the Anarchists are at tho bottom of it all, and  111 toll you why. Look at tho class of  men who were killed. Who was tho  first? A Major-General in the armv,  wasn't he? Who was the second? A  member of the House of Lords. Who  was tho third?"  He looked so searchingly at ma  that I felt myself quailing before his  glance as if he had detected me in my  guilt. Who could tell him better than  I who the last victim was?  "And the third���������well, he was one of  these rich men as fattens on Society  and the workln' man, was he not?"  He pounded his open hand with hi3  list in the true fashion, and his eyes  constantly challenged mo to refute  hi������ state-rants if I were in a position  to do so.   But���������heaven    help    me! '  thankful as I would have be*n to do  it, I was not able to gainsay him. Instead, I sat before him like a criminal  in the dock, conscious of the danger  I was running, yet unable for the life  of me to avert it. Still, however, my  tormentor did not notice mv condition,  but returned to the charge with renewed vigor. What he lackod in argument ho mado up in vehemence. And  for nearly an hour I had to sit and  bear the brunt of both.  ' "Now, I'll ask you a question," ha  said for the twentieth time, after he  had paused to watch the effect of his  klast point. "Who do the Anarchists  mostly go for? Why for what we may  call, for the sake of argument, the  leaders of Society���������generals, peers,  *������������ "j'H'onaires. Those are the people,  therefore thai u,..y want to be.rid of_���������  You think then." I sakl -that the-so  ���������these crimes were trie ���������-ork of a  party instead of an individual?"  He half closed his eyes and'looked  at me with an expression upon his  face that seemed to implore me to  contradict him.  "You know what I think," he said;  then with fine conceit, "If only other  folk had as much savee as we havo,  the fellows who did the work would  have been laid by the heels by this  time. As it is they'll never catch them  ���������no, not till the moon's made oi  cream cheese."  With this avowal of his settled  opinion ho took himself off, and left  me sitting on tho hatch, hoping with  all my heart and soul that, if in this  lay my chance of safety, the world  might long retain Its present opinion.  While I was ruminating on what he  had said, and feeling that I would  give five years of my life to know exactly how matters stood ashore, 1  chanced to look up at the little covered way on the hurricane deck below  the bridge. My heart seemed to stand  still. For the moment I thought I must  be asleep and dreaming, for there,  gazing across the sea, was tho same  woman's f������ce I had seen suspended  in mid-air above my cab on the previous night. Astonishing as it may  seem, there could be no possible doubt  about it���������I recognized the expressive  eyes, the sweet mouth, and the soft,  wavy hair as plainly as if I had known  her all my life long.  Thinking it was still only a creation  of my own fancy, and that in a moment it would fade away as before, I  stared hadr at. it, resolved,   while   I  had  the chance, to  still further impress every feature upon my memory.  But it did not vanish as I expected.  I rubbed my eyes in an endeavor to  find out if I were awake or asleep, but  that made no difference. She still remained. I was quite conviriced by this  time, however, that she was flesh and  blood. But who could she    bo,* and  where had I really seen her face before? For something like five minutes  I watched her, and then for the first  time she looked down at   the    deck  where I sat.    Suddenly   she   caught  sight of me, and almost at the same  instant I saw her give a little start  of astonishmen. Evidently   she   had  also seen me in.some other, place, but  ��������� could no more recall it than myself.  ��������� As soon as she had recovered from  her astonishment she glancod   round  the waste of water again   and   then  moved away. But even when .she had  loft me I could not for the life of me  rid mysolf of my feeling of astonishment. I reviewed my past ll'e In nn  attempt to remember where   T   had  met her, but still   without   puccoss.  While I was wondering,   my   friend  the chief steward camo along the dock  again. I accosted him, and asked !f  he could tell mo tho name of tho lady  with the wavv brown hair   whom   I  could see talking to the captain at  the door of the chart house. Ho looked in tnb direction indicated, and then  said:  "Her name Is Maybourne-���������Miss Agnes Maybourne. Her father is a big  mine owner at the Cape, so I'm told.  Hor mother died about a year ago, J  heard the skipper telling a lady aft  this morning, and It seonis tho poor  young thing felt the loss terribly.  She's been homo for a trip with an  : old undo to try*and cheer hor up a  bit, and now thoy are on their way  back homo again."  "Thank you very much," I said. "I  have been puzzling over-her face for  some time. She's exactly like Someone I've met some time or other, but  where, I can't remember."  On this Introduction tno steward  favored me with a long account of a  cousin of his���������a steward on board an  Atlantic liner���������who, It would appear,  was always being mistaken for other  people; to such a length did this misfortune carry him that ho was once  arrested In Liverpool on suspicion of  being a famous forger who was thoD  at largo. Whether ho was sen fenced  fiOdj**"*"'   "  tarrn  "* ~""-*   "'t'ltJirtA.  onvrrSTnei'-tho mistake was discovered  and he was acquitted, I cannot now  remember; but I have a faint recollection that my friend described it as  a caso that baffled tho ingenuity of  Scotland Yard, and raised more than  one new point of law, which ho, of  course, was alone able to set right  In a satisfactory manner.  Needless to say, Miss Maybourne's  face continued to excite my wonder  and curiosity for thc remainder of the  afternoon;' and when I saw hor the  following morning promenading the  hurricane deck in thc company of a  dignified grey-haired gentleman, with  a clean-shaven, shrewd face, who I  set down to be her uncle, I discovered that my interest had in no way  abated. This wonderment and mystification kept mo company for longer  than I likod, and It was not until wo  wore bidding "good-bye" lo the Channel that I determined to give up brooding over it and think about something  else.  Once Old England was properly behind us, and wo wore out on tho open  ocean, experiencing the beauties of a  true Atlantic swell, and wondering  what our portion was to be in tho  Bay of Biscay, my,old nervousness re-^  turned upon me. This will be scarcely'  a matter for wonder when you reflect  that every day wc were drawing nearer our first port of call, and at Tcner-  lffe I should know whether or not tho  police had discovered the route I had  taken. If they had, I should certainly  be arrested as soon as the vessel  came to anchor, and bo detained in  the Portuguese prison until an officer  should arrive from England to take  charge of me and conduct mo home  for trial. Again and again I pictured  that return', tho mortification of my  relatives, and thc excitement of the  Press; and several times I calmly dell-  berated wilh myself as to whether tho  best courso for mo to pursue would not  be to drop quietly overboard some  dark night, and thus prevent the degradation that would be my portion  if I were taken home and placed upon  my trial. However, had I but known  it, I might have spared myself all this  anxiety, for tho future had something  in store for mo which I had never  taken into consideration, and which  was destined to upset all my calculations in a most unexpected fashion.  How strange a thing is Fate, aud  by what small circumstances are the  currents of our lives diverted! If I  had not had my match-box in my pocket on the occasM^* am about to describe, what a .very different tale I  should have had tn toll. You must boar  with me if I dwell upon it, for it is  tho ono little bit of that portion of my  life  that I  love  to remember. It all  ing in question I was standing smoking against the port bulwarks between  the fore rigging and tho stops leading  to the hurricane dock. What tho exact time was I cannot remember. It  may have been pight, and it might  possibly have boon half-past; one  thing, at any rate, is certain: dinner  was over in the saloon, for some of  the passengers wcro promenading the  hurricane deck. My pipe was very  nearly done, and, having nothing better to do, I was beginning to think of  turning in, when thc second officer  canie out of the alley way and' asked  mo for a match. Ho was a civil young  fellow of two or thrce-and-twenty, and  when'I had furnished him with what  he wanted, we fell into conversation.  In I he course of our yarning he mentioned the name of the ship.' upon  which he had served his apprenticeship. Then, for the first time for many  years, I remembered that I had a  cousin who had also spent some years  aboard her. I mentioned his name,  and to my surprise ho remembered  him perfectly.  "Blakeley," he cried; "Charley  Biakeley, do you mean? Why, I knew  him as well as I knew any man! As  fine a fellow as ever stepped. We  made three voyages to China and back  together. I've got a photograph of him  in my berth now. Come along and see  It."  On this invitation I followed him  from my own part of the vessel, down  the alley way, past the engine-room,  to his quarters, which wore situated  at the end, and looked over the after  spar deck that separated the poop  from the hurricane deck. When I had  seen the picture I stood at tha door  talking to him for some minutes, and  while thus engaged saw two ladies  and a gentleman corno out of thc  saloon and go up the ladder to the  deck above our heads. From where I  stood I could hear their voices distinctly, and could not help envying  them their happiness. How different  was it to my miserable lot!  Suddenly there rang out a woman's  scream, followed by another, and then  a man'fr voice shouting frrntically,  "Help, help! Miss Maybourne has  fallen overboard."  The words were scarcely out of his  mouLli before I had left tho alley way,  crosHud the well, and was climbing  the ladder that led to the poop. A  secoiid or two later I was at the tuff-  ra'l, had thrown off my coat, mounted  the rail, and, catching sight of a figure  struggling among the cream of tho  wake astern, had plunged in after her.  The whole thing, from the time tho  first shriek was uttered until I had  risen to the surface, and was blowing  tho water from my mouth and looking  about me for the girl, could not havo  taken moro than tWenty seconds, and  yet in it I seemed to live a lifetime.  Ahead of mo the great ship towered  up to tha heavens; all around me was  tho black bosom, of the ocean, with  tho stars looking down at it in their  winking grandeur. |  For some moments after I had come i  to the surface I could seo nothing of  tho girl I had jumped overboard to  rescue. Sho seemed to havo quite disappeared. Then, while on the summit  of a wave, I caught a glimpse of hor,  and, putting forth all my strength,  swam towards her. Eternities elapsed  before I reached her. When I did I  camo carefully 'up alongside, and put  my left arm under her shoulders to  sustain hor. She was qulto sensible,  and, strangely enough, not in tho  least frightened.  "Can you swim?" I asked, anxiously, as I bogan to troad water.  "A llttlo, but not vory woll," sho  answered, "I'm afraid-1 urn getting  rather tlrod."  "Lean upon mc," I answered. "Try,  not to be afraid; they will lowor a  boat in a fow moments, and pick us  up."  Sho ciald no more, but fought band  to" neep noi sen anoat. i no woignr upon my aim was almost moio than I  could boar, and I began to fear that '  if tho lescue boat did not soon pick i  us. up they might havo.thoii row for  nothing. Then my ears- caught thc  chirp of oars, and the voice of- the  second officer encouraging his men in  their search for us.  "If you can hold on for another  three or four minutes," I said in gasps  to my companion, '"all will be well."  "I will try," sho answered, bravely;  "but 1 fear I shall not be able to. My  strength is quite gone." ,  Her clothes wore sodden with water,  and added greatly to tlio weight I had  to support. Not once, but half-a-dozen  times, seas, oolrl as ioo, b'-o\-e over  us; and once I was compelled to let  go my hold of licr. When I rose to tho  surface again some seconds elapsed  before I could find her. She had sunk,  and by tho time I had dived and got  my arm round her again she was quite  unconscious. Tlio boat was now about  thirty yards dis'ant from us, and already the men in her had sighted us  and wore pu'linc* with all their  strength to our assistance. In another  minute or so they would be alongside,  but tho question was whether I could  hold out so long. A minute contained  sixty seconds, and each second was  an eternity of waiting.  When they wore near enough to  hoar my voice I called to them with  all my strength to make haste. I saw  the bows of tlio boat come closer and  closer, and could distinctly distinguish  tho hissing of the water under hor  bows.  "If you can hold on for a fow seconds longer," shouted tho officer in  command, "we'll got you aboard."  I hoard the men on tho starboard  side throw iu their oars. 1 saw the  man in tlie bows lean forward to  catch hold of us, and I remember saying, "Lift the lady; I can hold on,"  and then thc boat seemed to fade  away, thc icy cold water rose higher  and higher, and I felt myself sinking  down, down, down, calmly and quietly,  into tho black sea, just fading out  of life as b������nnily a.? a little child falls  ''-sle_ejj  (To bo Continued.)  BURIED WHILE ALIVE.  Startling Statements rVlada at R������cent  Meeting In London.  Several instances of burial before  life was extinct were given at a recent meeting ot the Association for the  Prevention of Premature Burial held  at London.  No loss tl'.an thirteen cases of premature burial, said the secretary in  reading the report, had come to the  notice of tho association during the  last twelve months.  Dr. Brindley James spoke of a case  which happened not more than two  or three weeks ago. A man asked  him to go to see a dead relative be  cause "she looked so beautiful in  the coffin." Dr. James replied that  he should be very glad to do so; but  he would wnnt.a fee. The man war  not prepared to pay this, and went  away.  "Some time afterwards," said   Dr.  Jame.S,   "'iu  ojlltiU   UpOIl   Ilio  ngnin  and  said a very curious thing had happened. Before the coffin lid had been  finally screwed down a perspiration  _aDDeared on tho 'nrphi-nd __Af���������ilia-  corpse, and tlie undertaker had told  him that he had belter not kiss the  body, as he might 'catch some-  Hum*.'"  "The man asked me my opinion,"  continued the doctor, "and I told him  that in my opinion the girl was no!  dead. Tt would bo nn impossibility  ���������for perspiration to appear on the face  of a dead person."  Many more cases have come to the  notice of the association during the  year. A shepherd of Saint Aubin was  believed to be -Kid, and the funeral  was arranged. The coffin had already  been "lowered into the crave when  knocks were heard, and the coffin  was drawn bank and opened. The  shepheril was living, but died a few  hours afterwards.  A girl resident in Spo.*i lane, Brom-  wich, was some years aj-o thought to  be dead. Before the coffin was screwed down tho girl's father vent to  take a final look nt the body. He  thought he saw the girl move just  when the undertaker was putting the  lid nn the coffin, and insisted unon  rinvinf* the lid taken off atrnin. The  girl's bodv was found to bo warm,  and a doctor was sent for. She afterward? recovered, nnn-ied. and had a  family of twelve children.  Then there is the caso of a Dresden  butcher who came to life in a mortuary.  The association i<- hopeful of petting  its bill for the Prevention of Premature Burial introduced into Parliament this session.  SCIENCE  KNOCKS AT YOUR DOOR  u brings to you in your own home  all the' healing, health-giving ���������properties of the giant pines. All tho therapeutic virtue' of the forest trees are  contained in ..Virgin Oil of Pine (pure).  It heals the lungs and bronchial  tubes, gives almost instant relief to  the irritating cough, and will break  up a co'd in 24 hours.    -  The action'of Virgin Oil of Pine  on the kidneys"is also most, beneficial.  Tt is a perfect neutralizing agent lor  uric acid, and promptly relievos  rheumatism, lame-back and other  ailments duejto disordered kidneys.  In the preparation of Virgin Oil of  Pine every precaution is taken to insure freshness and purity. It is put  up in X-O'f" vials only for druggists to  dispense, each vial% enclosed in a round  wooden.case to prevent breakage and  exposure to light. The case is sealed  with an. engraved wrapper showing  the name���������Virgin Oil of Pino (pure)  prepared only by Leach Chemical Co.,  Windsor', Ont.���������-plainly printed thereon. It is well to got the genuine.  Should your druggist bo unable to  supply you,- you can have a %-cm.  vial mailed to you , by sending C>0  cents to tho Leach Chemical Co.,  Windsor, Ont.  DETECTED BY* FINGER PRINTS.  A woman fell from ' a ferry boat  crossing over to Camden the other  day, aud a poor Irishman sprang over  and rescued her. When sho was safely landed on the deck her husband,  who had boon a calm spectator of the  accident, handed the 'brave fellow a  quarter.  Some of the bystanders expressing  their indignation, Pat said:' "Arrah,  don't blame tlio gentleman���������ho knows  best. "Perhaps if I hadn't saved her  he'd have given me a dollar."���������New  York  World.  Tested by Time.���������In his justly celebrated Pills Dr. Parmclee has given  to the vorld one of the most unique  medicines offered to tho public in  late years. Prepared to meet the  want for a pill which could be taken  without nausea, and that would  puigo without pain, it has'met all  requirements in that direction, and it  is in general use not only because  of these two qualities, but because 'it  is known to possess alterative and  curative powers which place it in the  front rank of nied'eines.  The Maid���������After all, is there any  real satisfaction to be derived from  social success?  The Matron���������Is it possible, my dear,  that you have never been in a position to snub any one ?-London Opinion  Scotland Yard Has Over Million���������No  Two .Are the Same.  An interesting account of the perfection to which the finger-print system of identification has been brought  at Scotland Yard, was given at the-  North London Police Court recently..  - "I have been engaged in the study  of finger-prints for ten "-years," said  tho police lexport, "and-during. that  time 31,000 identifications have been  effected at Scotland Yard by mentis,  of the system. I have examined hundreds of thousands of impressions, -  and' I have never known two fingertips agree in ridgo characteristics.  "Before a convicted person is discharged from-prison his finger-prints  are taken and sent to the department.  When a man is remanded his fingerprints are taken, and.,if-ho has been  convicted before, his whole - history  can be ascoitained within two or, at  tho most, five minutes of the arrival  of the impressions at Scotland Yard.  "But the classification must be very  complicated," remarked tho magistrate. -"    ,  "No," the inspector replied. "The  classification has been invented by  Sir Edward Henry, the commissioner,  and is beautifully simple.".  "I   think   vou  have   over  1,000,00,0  impressions,     said the solicitor who*  - represented the police.  "We have 120,000 sets with ten impressions in each set," stated Inspector Collins. "Wc depend on tho  ridges, and ignore the names."  "And you never' find two alike,"  said the solicitor. "It is not like  handwriting."  "It is much more sure than the  handwriting test," tho inspector  answered.  The 'case" which gave rise to the  statement was a striking proof of the  value of the system.  After a theft of silver' cups at the  premises of. the Eton Mission, at  Hackney Wick, Clarence Clark was  arrested on the evidence of fingerprints alone. He "maintained complete reticence, and there was nothing else to connect him" with the  robbery.  When -photographs of finger-prints  left on a glass globe by the thief were  produced in court,tho magistrate went  ' down to the dock and compared them '  with Clark's fingers. He pointed out  that there was a scar on���������>the thumb  impression nnd a similar scar on the  man's thumb.  Clark-looked at the-photograph, and  at once declared dramatically: "I  plead guilty." - - .    '  HEIRESS LIVES IN HOVEL.  WEIGHED FOUR POUNDS  WHEN FOUR MONTHS OLD  Most of thc sickness that comes to  babies and young children is due to  the stomach or bowels being out of  condition.    It is then that they  arc  ClUao,    iH'UVibli    and    upsot    the    whole  household. Those are troubles that  Uaby's Own Tablets always cure  promptly.    Hero  is  proof:    Mrs.   J.  fllUWilll, -Ilroiton, -Onl.,     ooyn ,      ������������������ M~jr  little girl thrived so badly that at  tho age of four months' she weighed four and a half pounds. Hor stom-  aclr wart badly out of order, and although the doctor treated her he did  not help her. Then I got Baby's  Own Tab'ets and right from the first  they helped her and now she enjoys  perfect health." If -your little one  is ailing try Baby's Own Tablets���������  always do good; cannot do harm,  rfold by medicine dealers or by mail  at 25c a box from tlie Dr. Williams  Medicine Co., Brockville, Ont.  Still  "Sawyer!" bawled trie conductor,  as his train approached the town of  that name.  "Don't care if you did," said the  young swain who had just kissed his  girl. "We are going to be married  next week."���������Harper's Weekly. ���������  TO CURE A COLD IN ONE DAY  Take LAXATIVE BROMO Quinine  Tab'ets. Druggists refund money if  it fails to cure. E. W. Grove's signature is on each box.   25c.  Aunt Samanthy���������What are poolrooms, Josiah? Is it where tlie city  lolks  bathe?  Parke Koweler���������Yes, auntie���������er���������  that is, it's where they get soaked.  Minard's  Liniment  for  sale  everywhere.  A TRAGIC EXPERIMENT  How  His  a Husband Tried to .Cure  Wife's Fear of Pythons.  Concerning pythons, the following is  a true story: A young lady in England  for a long time resisted her lover's entreaties to go out to India with blm as"  his wife. She bad a horror of t.o wild  animals she believed she might encounter there, especially serpents. At  length, however, after be lind Issued a  sort of ultimatum, she consented to accompany him. She did not. however,  leave her fears behind her arid lived in  constant terror of some day meeting  what she so intensely feared. Her husband did his best to laugh her fears  nwny, lint without avail. Then he resolved to try more drastic nienns.  A huge python was killed In the  neighborhood of his bungalow, Willi-  out telling his, wife anything about it,  ho ordered the reptile to bo brought  Into the drawing room and colled up  ns If asleep on the hearth rug. Then  he went out and called his wife, telling  her to go Into the drawing room unti  that he would Join her In a few minutes. Soon after he heard a dreadful  scream. '"Thar will cure her of her  fear of serpents," bo smiled to himself  and purposely delayed his entry.  When at last he went Into the drawing  room ho saw his wife lying dead on  the floor, nnd colled around her wus  another huge python, the mate to tho  one that lay dead ou tho hearth rug.���������  T urnover Collars.  A girl famed for originality and Ann  sewing has been making gifts to her  friends of fine lawn turnover collars  hemmed on the lower edge and then  embroidered on the hem with hearts  and clubs alternating. These are  about an inch apart. The material she  uses is very sheer, and she lays It over  the card, then draws the device with  her pencil, allowing for the hem, which  is as wide as the diamond is long. In  order that the embroidery may be  worked on double goods. She uses  mercerized cotton for this work, red  for the diamonds and-*blhck for the  chubs and finishes the neck with a  black tie. The effect  tuiiart.  Nursing  Wrongs, Suffered   as  a  ..Young.Girl.  Living in the slums of Cardiff is  an accomplished young woman of  good birth who is heiress to $85,000,  but prefers to live with associates of  the lowest social. order .rather than  touch a penny of the money.  The girl was once regarded as beautiful and accomplished, and moved in  society at Bath. She speaks French,  and is an excellent pianist. She is  the daughter of a retired Government  official, and her story is tliat she left  home after hor mother's death, and  became governess in a doctor's house  in. tho-Weston".England.-  8hu alleges  that while there she suffered some  bitter wrong and fled to Cardiff. For  some months she was a patient at the  Cardiff Infirmary and workhouse infirmary.  Her relatives sought her in almost  every part of the country, and it was  a mere chance that they came to know  she was leading an irregular life in  Cardiff. This discovery determined  them to spare no effort to induce her  to return tox hor former sphere.  The girl was recently informed that  her mother had left her a fortune.  Thc will is so drawn up that she must  fulfill certain conditions before she  can enjoy any of its benefits. These  conditions the girl's guardians insist  upon, but the girl resolutely declines  to fall in with the wishes of her guardians or friends. She seems to he  actuated by a desire to take revenge  for wrongs which she alleges were  done to her years ago.  She has been waited upon in the  hovels she is known to frequent, and  money and clothes have been offered  her to once again take her place in  society. Her answer has always been  the same: "I have been driven to  this by those whom I regarded as  friends. If they suffer because I live  as I do, then that affords me some  satisfaction."  "But in punishing your friends,"  pleaded a gentleman who recently  sought to influence the girl to return  home, "you are punishing yourself  more." "Am I?" she laughed; *"p'er-  I haps. But I am used to it, and, be-  sidss, I am having my revenge. I  don't want their money or their  clothes." .  Peruna nas been found, the most reliable of fill remedies for ' coughs,  colds mid catarrlif by reason of the  fact that it goes at once to the very  seat of-(,]je trouble.  It SQ-xj-ciies out every crevice,, every duet of the body.' It quickens and  equalizes the cir  I h*>1'<4|y' k'n"^ r>0^ -o tr,an'c you for.thc,-������0o-l Peruna has done-me..  "I siJfV0ti fiv������ V������*irs wi*h pain ir������ the stoi.-,ach. About a year., ago .it  became So t>W ' to^^ nj>rcJ'V bear '*. I couglied day and night and grew  weaker %d We3ker' tha gain -extended thr0ugh my body and I also had  difficulty \0 bfe^th'nB������ Wh'cH "^ad6 me cough. Everyone thought I had  consuniPtjen. - ��������� ��������� r   ,  -"My hMsPahJ Hei*rcl of Pyuria and bought five-bottles. This-treatment  virtua||y cpirod "^0 ^6 ho^ I recommend Peruna to ,evory one,who is suffering     I tNnr1 bf' Hanrr*ar> f������r tn������s  excellent remedy-"-  Stefj'-'lje cie vt}rChores, p. Q., Canada.'   , ���������Mrs.'Mois Parizeau.  A JfliJG'L-lSO'r^b CGlP if* genera"-1**  tlie fus't ca^So ������t c&iin'h..  WomeU avq Gijpeclal'y linblo tQ  colds, '-I'Ikjsq w\fe occiir n*ioro frequently during % w������t sloppy weaker of v<\tet ������inc\ ^PviUS than any  other fcJhlo  of l\ yoar-    O ten they  Be-MbE O*        Oilov/ed t0 rUIl  CArC'"Mr'G C������KO j on,     or    they  ������������������������-^v^>-������^*\������^-* fii'c treated in  such-ji >a}*.'aS-.,to ������Uiy p^Uate tbe  symptom's, - \v)t}h ��������� the -co-^l becomes  more d^<;b-f*ecite" nr^-tho p������tient finally liwfkoi-is \q\q fact th<at she has  a woli.^eveto^ecJ w<5,e 0f cj������tftvrh.  'By 1-^00-of I the" <3e|jcat0 structure, tuf lu^B's ^.froquoritiy the.se^t  of a C0lcl , ������speclally if Uiel'e is the  ���������slighted w^krJ'tSsi ������* ^"-Gstf organs-  The tr0--tln0'U,0.������ CfiM-rh 0f "-he lungs  is als0 f^ri? ditt-cuit find di0couragiflg  than eflMirt1 of aiV other ofSin of the  body.   - '  It-Wotf.M he yf}\ therefore/, to guaf'l  PE-RO-NA  THE REMEDY  f"OR CATARRH  OF.THE LUNGS.  culatipn of   the  blood,    thus  relieving the  congested   iii'u cous  inembi'unes.     It  exercises a: healing and soothing effect upon the mu-,  cous-iiiozflbranes,  no matter "whethe'r  they are the more exposed membranes"  of the head and'- throat,  or whether  they line the Remotest cells ' of the  lungs. '-*'* ��������� - -  Mrs. Jaschob," 1631 Hicks St., Toledo, Ohio, writes: .' -  "When I wrote to -you- for advice,*  I had been sick for three'.years. I  had trouble,-with my'throat.' Often  1 could not breathe through my  nose.   I also had pains in my chest  _  . . ,   , . and a cough.   I took Peruna accord-  agairist-1** L>y e^Vy'PveCflut'?ii possH ing to directions  and it. has    cured  ble. .. -' " irne."  "THIS shorts-  "Th0 rigjjt s^rt 0i man/' said tho  sportjstr.au, "oai1 ,������o ������ut Hunting dn-J*  after dr*"' fl-n'l *I0t 0"-Ve Wl'ether Jjo  gets tmJ'Ujipe o** hot-"     .  "i- kn������*-v a- 'hi/fAr' ������t tnQ Vrong sort  of me,! w]lC, feel iu0t vtliut wiy."  "You V       ,      ,      .  "Yes; hu{, \vhat th������y arc'supposed  to be h^'UiPe i������1' is 'vorl-.'^-The Catholic ^Uirhu-d %d '���������.''flies.-  She had great-trouble with a Chinese coqk who could only be' wakened  by-loud knocking and much calling at  his dooi- every morning. ' ,  ��������� Finally she purchased an alarm  clock, and setting it at the proper  hour,-presented it ���������'to Sam, the cook,  who received the gift with a profound  obeisance,    and a little speech upon  the geitei-osity of Americans.     "   '  Thc next morning at the. breakfast  Tlio-'tilpjle Sam-appeared, and with solemn.  "   dignity returned the clock to' his mistress, saying:       ���������        ���������  ."I\le no likey; him wake me'up."���������  flarpcr's Weekly. -   '.  - S3.  It Uetai^g oicl s^d I.*&l*es Ne**7  FrienasOTiniQ ^\s ���������vheV Dr'. Thomas' F>ciect,riQ ui\ had but a simi*1  field of 'Ustribu^Qu/ ^u* ho-"' its teJ'-  ritory i&-\i^pf%^,. ThoSc.who first  recognised, its cLh-afcjv6 qualities st^1  value ii ns a ������pQc'f'*c, 'aud "while it  retains its pld"ffiends it i������ e^ai- making neW- 'I* is c<u-tahi tluifc whoever  once US0S it v^U \xoi he Without it.  Kar^Vh^t iTfia'|jeg. you tflihk you  ^XL^^*    n^S?9'- ,s   foresaid, and that said firm will pay  VWOno-^nwvl,    jL ?' 1 h      -������������ BU������n  ������-  ������^  HUNDRED  DOL-  .���������FoOO.Ooo,   S������m^eJouu<al. URg |or each and every Cas(J of Ca_  ��������� ���������.      . ._,    4 ��������� .,   . , ���������   tan-h that cannot he cured by the use  GraCGH\ir-. oi^s tells Xtte that W   jt Hflll.   Catarrh Cure.  is interred .in -Wiomeut  work. ���������  1 PRANK J. CHENEY.  thought H (juite lWe of hirfl-  Geoi-g0->\vell   ii-it s������ nc>ble as you  State of Ohio, City of Toledo,   \  Lucas County. _$  Fran]; J. Cheney makes oath that  ne is senior partner of the firm of F.  /. Cheney & Co., doing business, in  the City of, Toledo, County and fcitate  Attacked by Cormorant.  - Mr. Robert Burns, a laborer, residing in ��������� Cross street, Scarborough,  Yorks, while out walking at Cayton  Bay, was savagely attacked by a cormorant, which severely injured him  about the face before he managed to  beat it off. Returning to Scarborough, he was treated at thc local  hospital, his forehead "being torn,  while he has a great gash under'the  ���������eft eyo. The doctor at the hospital  stated irt was a marvel he had not  A Comprehenoive  Repentance.  I didn't mi-mi to do It;  I surely mount It well,  Nor Knew you wouldh't like It,  Ulit how wiia I to toll?  I didn't iiood to do It,  Hut didn't know It then,  Arid now I know I did It  I'll ne'er do so Mgnln.  -Murpar's Weekly,  The Busy Professor.  '/Have you lind tho grip yot, professor?"  The Professor-rtciilly yon must excuse me.  I have lii-en ho busy I've had  .Second Edward Medal.  The King has allowed Margaret Jane  Lamb of Newcastle-on-Tyne the Edward medal of the first-class in recognition of tho gallantry of her  brother, G. II. Lamb, who lost his  life in an endeavor to save the life of  the men in the Strathcona Co.'s mine  at Strathcona. Alta. The medal presented- to Miss Lamb is the second  awarded by the King, who founded  the medal in 1007. in recognition of  the bravery of miners. ' The King  oersoiiajly presented the first medal  'n dm ropinient.  is particularly [osThis"eyesight. Burns, describing  the affair, said ho was walking with  a man named David Cargill at the  time he saw the cormorant on the  beach, and thought it was a very  big duck. When he tried- to catch it,  the bird, which had been wounded  and was evidently in pain, flew at  hi.i face and dug its claws and beak  into hiiii. After a desperate struggle  he and nis mate secured it hy throwing a sack oyer it and brought it to  Scarborough, where it was killed.  no time for an.vtbiiiir.-N<nv' York Mfe,  \V.   N.   U.   No.   681.  Volunteers' Duties.  British volunteers are subject to  military law when training or attached to regulars or militia, nnd when  on actual military sorvico. They cannot aid the civil power, but can, as a  body, protect their' armories, using  their arms for that purpose. It is  only in the case of actual threatened  invasion that volunteers could bf  called out by p,,"'������r"nlMin.  For the Chafing Dish.  Tomatoes and Nuts.-Stew for hnlf  an hour two cupfills of canned toma-  toeawlth one cupful, of chicken stock  or gravy thickened with a little flour.  This 'may be cooked beforehand nnd  strained nnd left until needed.   When  wanted,  reheat  In  the chafing dish,  adding   one-linlf   cupful   of   chopped  | English walnut meat, popper, suit, a  ! llttlo butter and one beaten egg.   Lot  ' simmer for one minute, then pour It  'j ovor slices of bread slightly toasted,  j placo on leaves of lettuce on sopnrato  9 I plates; place ono spoonful'of whipped  cream slightly salted In tho center ot  tflch-BUdBorve..  might t^inii-   'ff-h j*avti''Ul������ir branch  of settie-fli-int \\0[\ \? bill collecting-  Minard';'  Liflirn^*1*;  Cures  ["andn-ff.  THS SNIPS 0P TYRE.      ' '  Types ���������f Vheso vnsse-i  still  'n  Us������  lr������ th" t"*0r e^u  Away haci(/ iye*\ ^hefT Solomon was  king ��������� in Wael, "-he shiPa oi Tyre,  manned DJ> hr^ -*p'J������eniciaji sailors*  went though' tfte pi#histor>������ canal  where tft6 S^z ������hat*riel U A������w and.  navigate/1 tro1^ CH^ clear- aJOuud to  England"/ '      '  Their sl^s ^e^ the m^els f0f  Greece af"cl porQ0 H,1(J later {0%- Venice,,  the Sr,;ihin,rds ^n^ the ������0ftuguese.  Only th<? E^elisjiiad*- i*nproycd ,0o  shipbiui^Ug, an^ tro"1 l"Ui a^ modern model$5 Jia.v'* vlo^'h  In the. Old Tr/e ifO'lels foQ ^ais*  of the sHih w'a������ 1������^, *>������ the 0j>ra could  get good Mav..of. the sui'fgce of the"  ocean, afl<\ the ^q^s were lofty, so  as to ^ve r0om "or st0^viflg Cargoes  and to fOvJ'td -<"y Quarters tor the  upper m^Ws.  As wirJd po^-ei" ea^e 'nto "se the  waist grt^v },jglief <lod the pO������p decK  disappea^. Stcj? hy step hoW galley  to cartiv-jh from (?ar-avel to frigate, the.  British gnipyyigl't"! i^provoo* oa the  ships of Twj. .  But in th,e far tfa^ the models have  remained "Uu^i th������ $fl.m!*, ftnd fc-io ship  makers 0i lVs>a &M ^nd>fl iia-vc* stud'  to the 0id lyri^rj luodols to tho present day, '     ���������  To-dry t^jr hfeh gquafo s^ns recall the 0"lp ������t 0%tfflh\iB. -The mariners atilJ haVQ tfi \<^ ������ufc of sight of  land and, "Hc0r b/.fct*'1*'' '"id tlle *col  of the w-jnfl on tdo.udy night*- Thoy  sail ar0u"d. flr'jjJ'lud nnd C0rfy Pilgrims t0 JHccca,  These ve^ls, Munich th^ Queon  of Sheha "light b^o Raveled to visit  Solomon, \xe usC(l tv native Hm-  doos,-Arf"������s aUd hy "the ��������� peoples ot  Indo-Chjj-a,        ' >'  On boafd tho c*%Jn> I-is j-non, the  cargoes, j7ih>ri*ng AU^ 0heeP. b0sqs and  other liv-2; st<?������k >lve in'ft-proximity  that would -gtlr n Canadian's stomach to inimediite ^e^ofi-  Sworn to before me and subscribed  in rny presence, this 6th day of Duc-  iinbei'.A.P-   1886.    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 tor testimonials free.  F. J. CHKNEY & CO., Toledo, O.  Sold by all druggists, 75c.  *"al'e Hall's Family Pills.for constipation-  Towno��������� There was a spelling bee  down at our church the other- night.  The pastor rtiad charge of it.  Browne���������"-No;, was it interesting?  - Towne���������Bather.  ,-^The'   first   three  words he  gave out were" "increase,"  "paster," '   "salary."���������  Philadelphia  Press".'  VVE SELL GUNS AND TRAPS CHEAP  buy. fur8 and hides, or tan them, for  robes & ru������s. N. V\ Hide & Fur Co.,  Alinneapolis.  Saw First White Woman.  ���������  Mrs. Leonidas Hubbard, a Canadian  lady, lecturing  recently   before   the  Royal Geographical Society,. of London, on her "Journeys through Lonely Labrador," said that she started  from the Northwest river poaf with a  crew of four men, orie being a Canadian arid the others Indians or half-  breeds-   She carried for her own particular use a tiny feather pillow and  a hot-water bottle.   Half-way 0n their  journey  they   arrived   at  Height oi  Land, Where she found thc sources of  '-the two rivers, the Nasaupee and the  .George, which were only three hundred yards apart.    She was the first  of the white race to set foot on the  Great Divide between these two rivers. Near here they saw the first Indian camp.   A largo crowd assembled  on the shore,,firing guns.   They were  all women and children,'Montagnian .  Indiana, the women being in a state  of terror and. shouting: "Go away;  we are afraid of you;,our husbands  are away.'    One of her companions  .understood the language, and when,  he said, "We are strangers, and aro  passing through your country,"   tho  shrieks of tho women were turned into  laughter ar-d U<pv wer������ in������'ted to thu  camp. , ��������� ���������  msm  wmmmmxmtiiiwMmmm  f  mmsmm %V' .  ������������������tllf'������  .���������At>:  ?ft  V .  V   >-.  V*"',  i  '/  IHK    LEDGER   GREENWOOD!    BRITISH    COLUMBIA  As  BRIGHT EYES,  ROS\: CHEEKS  Every-Girl Can Have,Them By  . Keeping Her Blood Rich and  ���������    Red With Dr. Williams'  Pink Pills:  Iu the earljfedays of her womanhood  every girl���������no matter what her sta-  ���������   tron in life���������should be blight, active",  ' cheerful, and happy. Hei steps should  be light,  her    eye  bright    and her  cheeks losy with the glow of health.  But the reveise is the condition cf  thousands of young giils throughout  'Canada.,���������- They, diag   along,   .always  'tired, suffer fiom headaches, bieath-  less and'with palpitating heait after-  slight exeicise, so that merely to'go  upstairs is exhausting. *' This is 'the  condition doctors call anaemia, which  'means weak,' wa'teiy blood.    \tn this  .condition Dr. Williams' Pink Pills is  the only safe and reliable medicine.  " -These pills actually make f the new,  lich, red blood which can alone give  hea'th and strength,  and thus make  ,- weak,,listless, pale-faced girls blight,  active and .strong.    Miss Albina St.  Andre,  Jolictte,'-Que.,  says:���������"T  am  . moie grateful than I can say for the  benefit I have found in the use of Dr.  , Williams' Pink Pills.    I  was  weak,  tun down and very miserable.   I suffered from seveio pains in my back  -  ^  -;.     "THE"DIVINING R3D..  No Mysterious'Virtues Hidden In the  -" ." Dowser's Wand. -; _,  - In experiments with a divining rod  as- used for 'discovering underground  'supplies iQf water one of the geologists of the United States geological  survey found that at points it turned  , downwaid>c independently of hi3 will,  but more ''complete tests showed that  tho down turning resulted fiom slight  and ���������- until watched for���������unconscious  changes in tlie inclination of his body,  the effects of which'- were communicated thiough the arms and wrists to  the rod. No movement of the lod from'  causes outside the body could be detected, and it soon became obvious  ���������that the view held by other men of  science is coirect, that the operation  of the "divining rod" is generally  -due to unconscious ^movements of the  body or-of the muscles of the hand.  The experiments made show that  these movements happen most frequently at^places where the operator's ��������� expenotice has led him to believe, that water may be found.  The uselessness of the divining rod  'a indicated by the facts that the rod  may be worked at will by the operator, that he fails to detect strong currents of water running in tunnels and  other channels that afford no surface  indications of water and that his'lo-  cations in limestone regions where  water flows in well defined channels  YEAR OLD  ',     Limbs Weakened by La Grippe  ;'    ,-   ���������' "  Made Strang by Zam-Buk.  Mrs. ,T. Brixton, of 5 WoodworthATe., St. Thomas,, Ont., says:  "I had had some experience as to the efficacy of Zam-Buk iu healing sores,  cuts, etc., and had heard good reports from friends who also tried this balm,  so'when a year ago my little lad, four years of age, was left weak in the limbs as the  result of a severe attach of influenza, I began rubbing in the Zam-Buk. Hie legs  were so weak he would tremble and shake and was unable to stand for any length of  time. Frequent applications of Ibis ointment well rubbed in, seemed to strengthen  him daily, and in a very short time the shaking and trembling in his limbs had been  banished and he soon got strong and able to run about, thanks to Zam-Buk."  Zam-Buk Ii a iplendid embrocation for rheumatism, tciatici, etc., and  ii without equal  oi a healing balm. t i < -  1.-   ���������w'Ec.A.a? z^x^:--B-cr-Bp: ''oxj'B'his.-  '' Zam-Buk cures cuts, burns, scalds, ulcers, ringworm, Itch, barber's'  rmh, blood poison, bjtl leg, salt rheum, abrasions, abscesses and all  skin  Injuries and diseases."    Of all  stores  and drugeists 50c. box  or from Zam-Buk Co ,  Toronto, post paid for  price. 3boxesfor$r.a5.  KSSBS  FREE!  Send coupon and  ic. stamp for free  sample to Z-tm-Iltik  Qo., Toronto.    3K3  smiHmmiHmwBumigmav  and chest; had a bad cough" no" ap"   a/e m?]yt more succcssful tha,n ^  netite and wonH l���������.v-���������,������������������������?'���������,���������.���������. 5f   dependent on meie guesses.   In fact,  .petite and would lay awake most of  the night, and what sleep I did get  did'not refresh me. I tiied seveial  remedies, but they did"* not help mo,  and J, as w.eU as my friends, feared  I was go'ng into a decline. At this  stage a friend, who came to see me,  strongly urged me to tiy Dr. Williams' Pink Pills, and providentially  1 acted upon the advice. After using a few boxes my appetite improved and I began to sleep much bettei  at night." This greatly cheered me  and I continued taking the pills for  some time longer,, when the change  in my condition,was leally maivel-  lous.   I was feeling* as well as I ever  .had done. I could sleep soundly at  night; the pains and cough had dis-  appeaied and I felt an altogether different girl. I am so grateful for what  Dr. Williams' Pink' Pills have done  for me that I cheerfully give you permission to publish this-,in the hope  that it*may point the way to health  to some otlrei weak and despondent  girl."  ��������� Dr. Williams' Pink Pill3 are good  for all diseases due to weak, watery  blood. That is why this medicine  cures 'rheumatism, indigestion, neuralgia, St. Vitus dance, partial paralyses, and the sideaches, backaches and  headaches caused by the troubles  ���������women alone suffer from. - You can  get these pills from any medicino  dealer or 'by mail at 50 cents a box or  six boxes for $2.50 from the Dr. Williams' Medicine Co., Brockville, Out.  An Alabama man, meeting an old  colored man foimerly in his service,  put to him the usual question:  "Well, Jed, how are you to-day?"  "Tol'able, sah, tol'able!" cautiously replied Jed. "Ah'd be all right,  sah, if it wa'n't for de rheumatism  in mah right laig."  "Ah, well, Jed, we mustn't complain," said the questioner. "We're  all getting oid, and old age does not  "come alone."  -"Old age, sah!" was the indignant  protestation of Jed. -.'Old age ain't  got nuthin' to do wid it, sah. Heah's  -mah other laig jest as old, an' dat's  sound an' soople as kin- be I"���������Lippin-  cott's. -  its operators are successful only in  regions in which ground water occurs  in a definite sheet in porous material  "or- in more or less clayey deposits,  such as tlie pebbly clay or till, in'  which, although a few failures occur,  wells-would get water anywhere.  Ground water occurs under certain  definite conditions, and as -in humid  regions a stream may be predicted  wherever a valley is known, so one  familiar with rocks and ground water  conditions may predict places where  ground water can be found. No appliance either electrical or mechanical has yet been' successfully used  for detecting water* in places where  plain common sense or mere guessing  would not have shown its presence  just as well. The only advantage of  employing a "water witch," as the  operator of the .divining rod is sometimes called, is that skilled services  arc obtained, most men so-employed  being keener and better observers of  the occurrence and movements of  ground water than the average person.  ���������Scientific^American.  The Queen's Size in Boots  An Irish soldier, who, during the  life of Queen Victona, converted his  boots into com of the realm, for his  own pui poses, was arrested for his  delinquency, and, when t charged and  brought befoie ' his, commanding officer, was asked why he had been  guilty of such-an offence.  /'Well, sorr," replied the man, "I've  worn 'em for two years and I thought  they, belonged to me."  "Nothing of the kind," answered thc  oflicei, these boots belong to 'the  Queen."  "Sure, then, I'm sorry, sor, but I  didn't know her majesty tool-  twelves."  '"A Grand Medicine" is th'e'cncom-  rum often passed on Bickle's Anti-  Consumptive Syrup, and when the results from its use aie considered, as  borne out by many persons who have  employed it in stopping coughs and  eradicating colds, it is more than  grand. -Kept in the house it is always at hand and it has no equal as  a ready remedy. ' If you have ' not  tried.it, do so at once.  Put.-Yourself in His Place  A certain man, living in a New England village, lost a hoise one day,  and, failing to find him, vent down  to the public squaie and offcied a  leward to .whoever could biing him  back.  A half-wilted 'fellow who heard thc  offer volun'eeied to discover the  whereabouts of the horse, and, sine  enough, he letuined in half an horn  leading him by the bridle. Thc owner was surprised at the ease with  which his half-witted fiiend had found  tho beast, and on passing the five  dollars to him, he nskod:  "Tell me,   how did you   find   the  horse ?"  To which the other made answer:  "Waal, I thought to myself   wheic  would I.go if I was a boss; and I went  there and he had."  TRAGEDIES OF THE NORTH.  ' Mother Graves' Woim Exterminate  is pleasant to take; suie and effectual  in destroying woims. Many have tiied  it with best results.  Teacher���������Give'me a sentence with, terms ���������  A native postal suboidinate who  had been fined for neglect of duty addressed his chief in   the   following  the word delight in it,  Pupil���������De wind blew in de window  an'- blew out de light.  Didn't A^ree With Me  To Those of Sedentary Occupation.  ���������Men who follow sedentary occupations, which deprive them of fresh  ttir and exercise, are more prone to  disorders of the liver and ^ kidneys  than those who lead activer outdoor  lives. The former will find in Par-  - melee's Vegetable Pills a restorative  without question the most efficacious  on the market. They are easily procurable, easily taken, act expeditiously, and they are ��������� surprisingly cheap  considering their 'excellence.  The .Manchester Ship Canal receipts  for last year formed the record amount  of ������535,000, ������36,000 more than for 1906.  Disorder  In the  House.  A scene that _ was more than farcical occurred in the British House of  Commons last sesiion. Two of the  most respectable members of-- the  House were seen with their coats off,  ���������ind with a staid old policeman standing between them.  The two had been down stairs to  wash their hands, and by some mischance had changed coats. They  went into the House together. One  of them, putting his hand into his  coat pocket, pulled out an old brier  pipe of very strong flavor. It was  not his." He looked at the coat, also  that of his neighbor, and, 'turning to  his friend said:  "Excuse me, but I think you have  put on my coat."  "I bog your pardon; I have done  nothing of the kind."  "I think," replied the other Parliamentarian, "this is your pipe; and  'f you put your hand into the right  hand pocket you are wearing you will  (ind a cigar case." ,  "Dear me!" was the reply, "you  certainly are right. What shall we  do?"  "We.cannot change in the House,"  "observed thc first member. 'Let us  go into the division "lobby."  Here is where tho policeman came  in'. Seeing the two facing one another, and, at thc same time, taking off  their coats, the policeman feared the  worst. He rushed* up, and placing  a hand ������n the shoulder of each said:  "Gentlemen! Gentlemen I Not hero  please!"  Mr. Arthur Tennison, 83 London  Street, Toronto, writes enthusiastically of the merits of Psychine for all  stomach troubles.  "For seven years I have -had indigestion and .dyspepsia. I tiied  scores of remedies. My room lesem-  bled. a drug' store with nostiums  which  I  had bought.  "Youi Honor may be light, I may  be wrong; ,1 may be right and Honor  wrong; lot Honor give me back the  fine, and then at the day of judgment  when all hearts will be open, if I am  wiong I will most gladly, sir, return  your, Honoi tho money."���������"Rangoon  Echo.     ,  Some 'Stories Told  by  Passengers on  the Princess May.  The bteamei Pnncesa May, from  the north, came into port at Vancouver the othei day with evidences thick  about her of thc harsh lawrwhich na-^  tuie sometimes deals out to those who  rbrave the wild beyond the progressive cncle of advanced civilization.  'The steamer was four days late. Two  night were lost, liove to, in a blinding  snowstorm, and for two days headwinds, a boisteious sea and,-foul  weather made progress impossible.  Tho ship's company describe the tiip  as, by all odds, the stoimiest "and  one of the most penlous the popular  boat has ever made on the northern  lun. Superstitious members of the  ciew naturally attribute her ill-luck  to the tact that on the way down she  earned two dead men and a maniac.  One of the bodies was that of Grieve  Macrone, the G.T.R. engineer. The  other was the body of a lawless brawler, who "drew" too slow. The deceased brawler was Norman L. Smith,  who was a soit, of business partner  and "chum" of a man named Reed,  who, like Smith, was seeking for experience in the north. Up to about a  year ago the pair pulled very well to-  -gctlier, and the end of the drift over  the hinterland found them on a little  place outside Juneau, Alaska. There  the harmony of the relations which  had been maintained between them  for a reasonably long time as time  and harmonious poisonal relations are  teckoned in tho noith was broken.  The nft in the lute of their friendship was not ominous at first. It was  no more than a matter of conflict of  opinion over the shooting of a deer.  It widened and deepened, till, ono unlucky day, Smith, with down east  Yankee impetuosity, drew his gun-  just a bit too slow. He fell with a  bullet fiom Reed's rifle through his  heart. Reed spent some time in jail,  but a settlement was ultimately" effected on the "kill or be killed" typo-  thesis, nnd the thing was forgotten.  Paternal love for an impulsive, head-,  strong son brought a quiet, genial old  man from his home at Bangor, Maine, I  TEST IT AS :YOU  GREEN TEA  Bs Guaranteed to lis AfosoSuieSy Pus-*������ and of  AT ALL GROCERS  LEAD PACKETS ONLY  Blue Label 40c, Red Label 50.,  And Gold Label 60c. per lb.  Signals of Distress  'Backache and headache���������'  swollen hands and feet���������  constant desire to urinate���������  shooting pains through hips  ���������painful joints���������Rheumatism���������all-of these are  nature's calls for help. They  meaa kidney trouble. It  may be that the kidneys are  ���������weak, strained or diseased?.  Don't delay.  They gVe strength, to -weak kidney3  ���������her! the affected parts���������neutralize  uric acid���������soothe the irritated bladder  ��������� and cure every trace of kidney  trouble. Gin Pills ore sold on.a positive  guarantee to completely cure ormoney  refunded. 50c. a box���������6 for $2.50.  Sent on receipt of price if your dealer  doej not handle them, 100  BOLE DRUG CO., U/INNIPEQ. tJUlt,  FLAX IN ROTATION.  Minard's Liniment Relieves Neuralgia.  used    Psychine,    ��������� and    every    dose  brought permanent relieV  All throat, lung and'stomach troubles quickly cured by Psychine. It  is the prescription of 'a great specialist. At all druggists, 50c -and $1 00,  or Dr. T. A. Slocum, Limited, Toronto.  Scott���������I guess theie's none of us  better than we should be.  Mott���������Goodness, no'   I was thinl--        ing it ovci  last night      Why,    only  Eventually I ! yesterday I was guilty of killing time,  A London clergyman says the ancient Jewish lehgious music was sing  mg wdh bagpipe accompaniment.  PILES CURED IN 6 TO 14 DAYS  PAZO OINTMENT   is .-guaranteed tc  cure any case,of Itching,-Blind, Bleeding oi- Protruding Piles.in   6 to 14  ��������� days or money refunded. "50c.  "I have no" words' to express to you  my feelings for your daughter," said  the young man; "I- "   ���������  "WelL" interrupted the old man,  "I've'got to run down and fix the furnace. You may study the dictionary  while I'm gone."���������Philadelphia Ledger.    .  "Hello," cried young Mr.-Newliwed  entering the kitchen, "making some  bread, eh? Or is it cake?"  "I don't, know," replied the-dear  little bride", with a despairing frown.  "I haven't finished yet."���������Philadelphia Press. ,  "What a singular looking counterpane I" remarked the eminent physician.  "Counterpane!" exclaimed his wife.  "Yet you are supposed to be one of  the greatest authorities in the country  on brain diseases."  "I fail to see the connection."  "That's a crazy quilt, you ninny."  ���������Chicago Tribune.  Alcohol  not needed  Ayer's Sarsaparilla is not a  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  blood. Follow-his advice  every time.   He knows.  W* publish our formulas  Wo bsnlsh aloohol  from oar madlolnM  \0 iP*0       "*-"������ ������"**��������� 70a to  '4������/������   O consult yoar  Ask your doctor, "What is the'first great  rule of health?" Nine doctors.-.out of  ten will quickly reply, " Kecpthe&owels  regular.'' Then ask him another question, -'What do you think of Ayer's  Pills for constipation?"  m~~jua* bjr it* i, 0, Art* Co., I^nrsu,  Pauperized by State.  If any man desires to see the citizen of the Socialist state in the flesh,  let him look at the respectable unemployed laborer, the man who has been  gradually accustomed during the last  1 tour or five years to look to the community to give him work, and who  has abandoned the notion that it is  his business to undertake the disagreeable task of providing for himself .and his family by his own unaided efforts. While we have breath  in our body, or are able to hold a  ,pen, we shall never cease*-protesting  igainst laws' which must tend to turn  the mass of laboring Englishmen into such citizens as these. A thousand  times better even predatory revolutionaries, or the men who will mount  ���������1 barricade in hope of plunder and  conquest. -They at any rate are a  foundation upon which in the future  something may be built.'' Upon the  dreary marsh of a pauperized popula-  Mon nothing will stand and endure.���������  Spectator, London.  Writing For a Living.  The writers' craft is a very large'  craft. In numbers it ranks perhaps  second or third among the professions.  There nre more teachers and possibly  more lawyers than there are persons  who make their living wholly or in the  main part by .writing, and .possibly  thore are as many physicians. But if  you could count the reporters, correspondents, special writers for newspapers, makers of text books, writers  for magazines, novelists, playwrights,  writers of governmental and other  public documents nnd all the rest who  make their living wholly or in main  oart by writing you would be astonished to Bee how largo a company  thoy are.  Very Humane.  "Woll, what aro you -doing there?"  xsked the lady, addressing-a tramp  who had just climbed a tree in time  to escape ft savage bulldog.  "Mudain," replied tlie hobo, "it was  my intention to ask for a handout,  but in the interest of humanity I now  request you givo any surplus' food  vou ninvhnvo on hand *������.������nv canine  'riond down there."  Why go limping and whin'ng about  your corns when a 25 cent bottle  of Holloway's Corn Ouvo-will ������mnve  themP Give it a trial and you will  not regret it.  Nell���������Has Jack ever proposed to  you?  Belle���������Yes; I've turned him down  six times.  Nell���������You better be careful or you  will lose that fellow yet.���������Philadelphia Eecord.  murdering a tune, smothering a yawn  stealing a kiss, cutting a ci editor and  bieaking into a peispiration���������Boston  Tianscnpt.  Patient���������I have a confession lo  make, doctoi. 1 didn't like the tast>  of that rneciicine you left, so instead  of taking-it I gave it to my dog.  Doctor (indignantly)���������Do you mean  to say, madam, that you wasted all  that medicine?  Patient���������But it wasn't wasted, sh.  We wanted to got rid of the dog, anyhow,.���������Circle Magazine.  ENQLI8H 8PAVIN LINIMENT removea  all hard, soft or calloused lamps and  blemishei from horses, blood spavm.  curbs, splints, ringbone, Sweeney, stifles,  sprains, sore and swollen throat, coughs,  etc Save $50 by use of ono bottle. War  ranted the most wonderful Blemish Oure  ever known.  to recover thc body of his boy from  ifj   lone   grave  in   the   white  frozen  land, and take it to the home burial  ground by the turbulent waters of the  Adroscoggin River.  ,The most  painful incident of the  landing was the bringing ashore of a  manacled maniac,  whose reason had  given out under the tenible stiain of  loneliness.   Captain "Jack" Williamson is a -'ell-known riverman, trapper  and prospector.    In former days he  was  master  of  a steamboat on the  Yukon,  but he hit the trail for the  big stakes, and, latterly, devoted most  of his time  to tiapping, going after  the furs by himself. He fought against  impaired health, mental and physical,  longer than he should have, and when  he was  brought down to  Vancouver  he was glare-eyed and bearded like a  wild man"   On the way down he had  shown some signs of using tho power  of his six-foot frame to free himself,  and his elbows had been strapped and  his  feet chained.       The  fine,  burly  Mounted   Policeman   showed   the  utmost consideration in handling him.  The stricken man all the time kept up  a low, weird call, like a trapped animal moaning in helplessness.   He was  taken-to"ine proviuuiui -aajiui������ aiiioa  Westminster.  MAN'S FIRST GOOD ACT.  WHAT CAUSES HEADACHE  From October to May, Colds are the  most frequent causes of    Headache.  LAXATIVE  BROMO  QUININE    removes cause.   E. W. Grove on box 25c.  "I suppose you have considerable  floating population here?" . iriduired  the visitor.  "Yep," replFed the native of the little river town, "specially durin' ther  rainy season."���������Puck.  WE PAY HIGH PRICESFOR FURS  and hidis or tan them for robes, rugs  or coats.. ' N. "W. Hide & Fur Co..  Minneapolis.  Carrye���������Do you love art for art's  sake?  Daisy���������I be������ your pardon, but his  name  is Arthur.���������Pittsburg  Leader.  JUGGLED HIS EYE.  The  Minard's Liniment Cures Burns, etc.  Woman of the House���������A big, strong  fellow like you ought to be willing to  work and earn his own living.   -  Languid Launcelot���������That's wot ails  me, ma'am. ��������� Me muscles is all right,  but me will power is all "gone.���������Chicago Tribune.  Minard's Liniment Co., Limited.  Have used MINARD'S LINIMENT  for Croup; found nothing equal to it,  sure cure.  CHAS. E. SHARP.  Hawkshaw, N.B., Sept. 1st, 1S05.  "I hopo you were not impudent in  return," said mamma, after Willie  bad told her. of some mean things a  playmato had said.  "No, I just kept still," said Willie.  "I couldn't think of anything to say  that would make him mad."  Trick   by   Which   Lord   Wolsaley  Conquered an Arab:  The loss of an eye years ago once  stood Lord Wolseley in good stead:  11  seemed impossible to get any informa  tlon of the enemy's strength and the  forces  under tlie command  of Arab!  Pasha.  At length an Arab was caught  near one of the outposts. Naturally ex  peering that lie would be able to give  a good deal of Information, he was  taken before Lord Wolseley, who questioned . him.   The  man,  however,   refused to speak.  Seeing that it was useless to continue to,ply bitn with questions, the  commander In chief resolved to use  strategy. "It Is_ no use your refusing  to answer me," iie said to the man. "I  am n wizard, aud at a single word I  can destroy you and your .masters. To  prove this to you I will take out my  eye, throw It up into the air. catch It  and put It bacU Into my head."  Suiting the action to the word, Lore"  Wolseley removed his glass eye, threw  It Into the air, caught It arid put II  back Into the empty socket That demonstration was sullk'ient to convert the  Arab. A-man who could do such n  miracle was a wizard Indeed and was  to lie propitiated, not angered. He ca-  pitulated without further demur, and  the Information he gave is said to  have led to Arnbi's defeat  Moral Idiots.  A good mauy jiuoplc still hold the notion that all persons are equally good  by unture and might be equally good  actually had they but tho will to bo so.  Thoy fall to-sce that men nre born with  all degrees of moral capacities nnd In  capacities and some of (hum wholly  "ncklng In that regard, Just as they nre  born with all degrees of Intellectual endowment and soma of them with none  whatever. A man may bo an Idiot  morally as well as Intellectually.���������  Strand MagacJao,-  Itch, Mange, Prairie Scratches and  every form of contagious itch on human or animals cured-In 30 minutes  by Wolford's Sanitary Lotion.  To Freshen.-rar.  To freshen fur which has got rubbed  nnd crushed from being packed away  bnffih with a fairly stiff clotnesbrush  which has been dipped In cold water  and snake dry. Brush the fur the  wrong way and then hang In the air  nnd heat now and then with a stick.  Combing.carefully done, so as not to  pi:II out too much of thc hair, will also  restore softness and beautv.  Tho Flirt's Fate.  Sho watched tho gallants como and go,  Sho flirted so with every beau.  Now, whon sho'd havo ono como and stay,  Thoy morolj* como���������and ro.  ���������Pittsburg Post.  A Keen Retort.  "I am at n loss what to say I" shrieked tho angry "*������'s. Bnktawkor.  "Your loss Is my gain," muttered,her  unhappy husband. ��������� Cleveland Plain  Dealer. , .  LAWS OF  WAR.  The Code That Governs Hostilities Between Civilized Nations.  The "lnws of war" as at present for  MUlatod by the civilized nations forbid  tho use of poison against the enemy;  murder by treachery, as, for example,  assuming the uniroriu or displaying  tho Hag of a foe; tho murder of those  ivho have surrendered, whether upon  conditions or at discretion; declarations that 110 quarter will bo given to  an enemy; the use of such anus or  projectiles as wll* cause unnoec'jsnry  pain or suffering to an eueniy; the  abuse of a (lag of truce to galu information concerning an enemy's positions; all ilrii)eee!-t'ii;y destruction of  property, whether public or private. l  They n)so declare that only fortified  places shall be besieged, open cities or  villages not to be subject to siege or  bombardment; that public buildings of  whatever character, whether belonging  lo church or state, shall bo spared;  that plundering by private soldiers or  'heir ollicers slial! be considered Innd-  nlsslblo; that prl>ionorn shall bo treated with common humanity; that the  porsonnl efi.'ccts and private property  if prisoners, excepting their arms and  ammunition, shall he respected; that  the population of 1111 enemy's country  shall be considered exempt from participation In the war iiuIosr by hostile  .icts they provoke the 111 will of tbn  enemy.  Personal and family honor and the  religious convictions of nn Invnded  people must be respected by the In-  vadors and all plllago by regular troop������  ?r their fcllowora strictly forblddou-  Confessed to-Crime For Which Innocent Man Was  Imprisoned.  Full confession that he was the  author of the Court House robbery,  for which Hobeika, a Syrian court  interpreter, is now doing time, was  contained in a statement of George  Pigeon at the St. Vincent de Paul  Penitentiary.  He said: "The robbery was -not, as  is generally supposed, committed on  Saturday; it was'.done on Monday  ��������� ��������� o -'.ween 8 and 9 o'clock, and  I was the man who did it. The employes had not arrived at the Court  House, and with false keys which I  had in my possession I easily gained  entrance to the Crown and Peace  office. On" taking hold of the handle  of the safe I was somewhat surprised  to discover that the door, was not  locked. I quickly^, secured all the  money" I could lay my hands upon,  and also a few papers, and cleared  out' without any person seeing me.  On reaching my house I found that in  all I had secured $1,800 in bills, and  the other papers, which were of no  use to-me, I burned." -  When asked,. "Are you" aware that  if your admission is believed by a  jury you are liable to receive a sentence of fourteen years' penal servitude?" Pigeon in a cool manner indicated' that he was quite cognizant  of that fact, but reiterated that he  had committed the robbery, and did  not desire another man to suffer for  it in his stead. "This confession of  mine," he remarked, "is about the  only good thing! have done in all  my life."  1 ne rnier Trackers.  A curious profession among, the Bo-  douln is that of the "thief trackers."  Being without paddocks or stables and  their animals always more or less nt  liberty, theft of stock would appear to  be an easy and frequent matter. Each  tribe, however, has its little company  of "trackers." and It would be either  a bold or an Ignorant man indeed who  ventured to Interfere with an Arab's  live stock. There was one Instance in  which n camel stolen from a camp  near Ismnllla was. after weeks of labor, successfully tracked to the Sudan,  whore the benst wns recaptured and  summary vengeance wreaked upon the  robbers. Selected for naturnl ability  and trained from boyhood to discriminate'between each animal's footprint,  this faculty becomes so highly'developed that n'particular horse's or camels trail Is unerringly picked up from  nrnoug the thousands of Impressions  on the dusty highway.  Prof. Thos. Shaw Explains How Flax  May Be Grown Without Injury to the Soil.  Pi of. Thomas Shaw of thc University of Minnesota, who was forrneily a  professor in the Ontario Agricultural  College at Guclph, is of the opinion  that theie is no moie piolitable crop  for the farmers    of    the    Noithwcst  than flax-seed    He says:  "The idea prevails that flax is hard  on land, viewed fiom the standpoint  of the lemoval of plant food fiom ihe  soil. . Essentially it is not moie so  than wheat. That wheat among cereals is relatively haid on land furnishes no leason why itf should not  be giown where the conditions aie  favorable, but it does furnish a reason why it should be giown in such  1 i\ay that the feitility of the land  may still be maintained, and the same  line of leasomng will apply to flax.  When flax is giown in a judicious  lotation, it fits as natuially into the  same as any other crop.  The Proper Rotation  "Thc question now arises, what is  the lotation in winch flax should be  gio^n? A blue reflection will answer  ibis question. . When land is first  bioken, and "when at the same time  \ pioper seed bed is prepared, it  'urnishes the best ciops. Why? Foi  thiee leasons. First, it is well supplied with LiiO elements of plant  ziowth; second, it is well stocked  with humus, that is, vegetable riiat-  .er 111 a state' of decay; and thiid, it  s lelatively clean. The decaying vegetable matter in the soil adds to the  available feitility fiom other sources,  and it also furnishes moistuie to the  plants. Thc lelatively clean condi-  lion_of_the .soil is very favorable to  tho growth of tlie flax crop, as it is  lot well fitted to cope with a vigoi-  ous giowth of noxious weeds. The  influence of the flax ciop is also help-  iuI to the quick reduction of the  piaine sod, owing to the peculiar nature of the fibious growth of the roots  These, penetrating every part, reduce  the soil to a disintegrated pulverulent  mass, which is greatly favorable to  the grow'h of the succeeding grain  crop other than flax.  Sod Land for Flax  "It lias also been noticed that good  3rops of flax follow the breaking up  of a sod field.   Why?   For the same  reasons that good  crops  of flax  are  ������������������rown on new breaking.    The yields  from crops grown on    common    sod  land broken up are usually not quite  'O good as on new breaking, because  the elements of fertility are not usually present to the same extent.    But,  should  farmyard   manure   be   spread  on the sod land the previous year,  the  leachings  from  tlie  same  would  50 stimulate the growth of grass roots  ;hat these in decay    would produce  die best crops of flax that it would  be possible to grow.   It may happen  ���������ometimej,   however,  that  in   certain  other seasons  the  best    crops    may  .lot come from sod land.    However,  the more sod land which the Northwest can furnish, the more will be the  area of highest adaptation for growing the crop.    The  more    grass    to  furnish pasture, the greater the number of the live stock kept, and the  greater the number of these the greater will be the supplies of manure to  spread on the sod land on which flax  is to be grown.      The   close   interdependence between much live stock  and much,flax in the future is thus  apparent.  A Good Crop to Follow Wheat  "No crop north of the corn belt proper can follow wheat so well as flax, j  Fiddler Quit Job, Duke Sued.  The Duke of Devonshire was plaintiff in a County Couit action recently  at Eastbourne, wheie he sued Leonard Crawshaw, a musician, for ������350  damages foi  bieacli of contiact.  Like Leopold Rothschild, the duke  enjoys a pnvate orchestra. The defendant was engaged to play second  violin for a year and aftei thiee weeks  threw up his job. The duke's secretory testified that although Crawshaw had been gone five w������eks it had  been impossible to fill his place. Advertisements inserted in two London  papers failed of  results.  The court awarded the duke $50.  The case affords a cunous commentary on recent agitation relative to  starvation wage-" paid music'ans in  'ieatiical .ind oilier nrchp=tras.  Priceless  Snake   Venom.  The venom of snakes has been found  useful in medicine, and has a valued  place in several dcpaitments of the  mechanical arts and sciences. There  is a constant call for it among naturalists and experimenters generally,  and when it becomes known that it  can be bought in the open market additional uses for it will certainly be  discovered. The value placed on some  small quantities lately exported fiom  New South Wales was so high that  the collecting of snake venom has already become a lecognized industry.  Snake venom, valued by weight,  fetches more per ounce than any of  the precious metals. At the piesent  time the market price in England is  from 20 to 25 shillings a giain, which  reaches "the seemingly fabulous sum  of ������G,000 per pound troy; or, to use  American values, $30,000 for a single__  pound of thc venom. This seems al-"  most incredible, but the report is based un prices tliat have already been  paid. And even these huge figures  fail to bring to the market a quantity  sufficient to meet the demand.  The difficulties and dangers connected with the collection of the venom largely account for this. - The  snake whose venom is wanted for the  market must be captured alive. This  is usually clone with the hand alone,  and the fingers must grip tightly and  hold firmly till the reptile is deposited  in a bag or box.  Some operators extract the poison  by cutting out the poison bag in its  entirety. They cut into the snake's  head, and, having detached the  glands, fasten, the valves and store  them away in bottles. Others goad the  snake to bite through india-rubber  bands and eject its venom on a glass  ���������plate beneath.' Either process may  secure the venom; but in the latter  case care must be taken to prevent  the .intrusion of impurities. A venomous snake has.two poison-fangs in  the upper jaw, and when goaded by  the operator it pierces the india-rubber band and pours on the glass beneath two streams of poison, just as  if it had penetrated the human skin  and ejected the venom into a human  body. The venom is afterward scraped off the glass, placed in hermetically sealed tubes, and becomes forthwith a marketable product. The operator's work, as can be seen, is in  some respects more dangerous than  that of the capture*;.  Tlie price per pound for venom al^ ���������  most takes away the breath, but such .-  a quantity as a pound is difficult to  collect. A robust snake of the most  deadly class, treated with the greatest care, will not discharge more than  a grain at a bite, and it is said that  all so far collect nd in Australia falls  considerably under a pound. It will  be  seen  from  this  that the  world's  much injured by noxious weeds  Moreover, it has also been noticed  that usually it is not wise to grow  two crops of flax in succession or  even without an interval of a few  years between tlie crops. This is owing to some substances left in the  ground by the flax roots detrimental  to thc growth of tlax that follows on  the same land. How many years  should elapse between tho crops will  depend on such conditions as the  newness and strength of the land.  Usually, however, a wise rotation  would call for an interval of four or  five years between the crops. This  does not mean, however, tliat in some  instances good crops of Itax'cannot  bo grown in closo succession. The  increasing prevalence of flax will  also accentuate thc wisdom of growing flax crops in a judicious rotation.  It is thus apparent that the aim  shodld be to grow flax not moro frequently than four to five or even more  than five years on the same land,  and to grow it as far as possible first  on now breaking, second on overturned sod, and third on overturned  sod previously manured."  When an Irish County Court was  about to open its session recently tho  discovery was made that tho court  crier wns absent. A substitute was  provided, and the court had barely  taken up a case when a breathless  mcHsengor boy dashed in with a telegram signed 1 y tho absent crier, Tho  missive wns handed to the judge, who  rend:���������  Isfactory proof.   And very often ho |   "Wifo's mother    died   last   night,  was tho only boy in tho class who  Wil1 ������ot bo f-Mo to   cry   to-day."���������  could."-IYuirsou'a Weelds. TIomo Herald. I  An Ajjsravating Boy.  Lord Curzon exhibited brilliant qualities both at Btou nnd Oxford. At the  name time he wns by no means n  quiet, studious hoy whon he attended  tho famous public school. One of the  mathematical masters there told how  ���������Curzon gave him more trouble than  any boy he ever taught.. "Ho was Incessantly playing the fool and 'ragging* nnd apparently paid no attention  lo what I wtw teaching. But what  made Iilm more especially aggravating  wns that, whenever I came down on  hiin suddenly nnd asked him to go  through some difficult problem that I  had been explaining, he never failed  to give mo a perfectly lucid and sat  snpnly of this natural poison is not  ZiT^l^Z^^^^l^^ to exceed the demand,  flax is grown on old and worn land        > _,    ... , ....  the yields are low.   The crop is also   "' ���������      . The Welsh Vers.on.  "    -  -      -    - - ��������� The incumbent of an old and his  toric church, in Wales who had been  showing a party of Americans around  asked them to visit his parochial  school, of which he was very proud,  in the fond hope of a liberal donation.  After a recitation or two, he invited them to question the scholars,  and one of the party accepted tho  invitation.  "Little boy," said he to a rosy-  faced lad," "can you tell me who  George'Washington was?"  "Tss, surr," was the smiling reply,  "'E was a.'Merican gen'ral."  "Quito right. And can you tell mo  what George Washington was remark-  nbln for?"  "Tss, surr. 'E was remarkable 'cos  'e wns a 'Merican an' told tho  trowth."  The Test was silence���������and it was  not followed by a donation.  mssasmmsmm  Get acquainted with  Black Watch  the .big black plug  chewing tobacco. A  tremendous favorite  everywhere, because of  its richness and pleasing  flavor.  mm  2200  yy  r   -.  W.   N.   U.   No.   681. :.'���������'{:>-'  A'-,  i,; ���������������������������  THE    LEDGE,     GREENWOOD.     BRITISH  -COLUMBIA.  ^ilI'lil'llllllllll'llllillllii'liMIIIIII'lllli'llHlllilll  IB    0 UMTS MO  ��������� H. BuNllW-b  p  fU 5 3   l>l  .3 2  .   IH-alu in 5  Windows, Doors, !  Turned Work and    |  ,      ' Inside Finish, j  : SIIINGLKS, 1JRKJK, KTC. ]  " MANITOBA j  1 Wood Fibre Plaster 1  phone es i  ''^<::i!iiiiiiiiiiii!ini!iiiiiiiiiiiiMii|:iiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiii!iiii������iiii:iii>iiiiiiiiiii'#'  ^.JL-U 3A/J.  Ladvsmith  The best ii|ipniiitfd workiu^nniu's  liulcl in till' lily. The. finest of  Kir-, -.tockr-d with tin- hi'ht Wines,  1,'iiiinr-. and Ciii.it.s. Li.'-htcd with  I'.lt'i-tiii il,\ Hot ainl I'.ilil hath-i.  I'.iti1-": I'iriiil  a;iil   lim-iii, jl a da\  oi \ I'lM-"--r.\i������ - -  riioi'i.'ii*I'l'i:  i ���������ill  ^e  General'Merchants. "Midway, 1'- (������������������  riay and Grain always  on band. Slcifflis and  Wagons .ind Implement  of all kinds carried iu  stuck. Tlio very best  goods   m rift'lit   prices.  STARKEV  NlvhvSON, 11. C.  wnor.usAW'  DKaLKKS in  Produce   and   Provisions  THE LEDGE  Is publishcd'every Thursday ill Grcen-  wood, 11 C , and the price is 5'. a year,  postage free to all pints of Canada, and'  Great Britain. To the United States ami  other'countries it is sent postpaid for  ;.?.SO a year. Address all letters to The  Ledge, Greenwood, B. C.  ' R. T. LOWERY,     -  PUBLISHER.  i GKIvKNWOOD   B. C.\ MAY   7, 1908  i^MM<1������>������i*i������<'M HI'IIIIM  J. E. Cameron.  Loading Tailor of the,  Kootenays.  A blue, murk here indicates that  1 your   Subscription   has  become   deceased,   and  Uliafc tho  editor   would  I once more like  to  commune with  iyour collateral.    ,'  1  Sandon, B, 0.  Tlie Hotel Slocan  Throe l'orks, 11. C, is the leading  hoU'l of the i'ity. .Mountain trout  and {���������nine diiineis a sin'cialty.  Rooms iccrved 1>\ Lcle|;iapli.  Hugh Niven. Prop  ���������������%* a*. MWHMiiMitrt ���������*��������������� r  ,���������|  Doks it frog die when  it croaks?  Many a fine chicken bus felt, the  force of the black band.  Is  these   hard  times  even  tlie  mosquito is around with  liis bill.  Ai/rnoiuiii tin! people are not on  (heir uppers, Kaslo is calling for a  j shoemaker.  ,'f^ e-cz.1 ma pketJ-Jotel  ii  dozei  Otreer-t-jiood, B. C  '! In-1 Mi- t hotel in thi' oily, and still  I'id-ilM- . iiic nriniiiionii-iit. Rooms  i I'luitji'i: i ' ' i.u'.'il- i quid to nii> in the  i it\, ,-nui l In- li.n spjiplicK only tlio ln-st  f"i,ini-i niluici v,-(j(,d and Govorniiieid  -,tr..i L-.  J, W.iNelson  ^Pll^jr \p &   a������d   Paper  -     "*���������"* *  ' " "���������-- *���������"-������">     Uaiminif.  V.;' <��������������������������� M ;' p!i':i������iiri' Li> >-o!i'o!; \ our will1  i  i. . .��������� \, li.wieu tho Spnl-.ai.u Paint and  ��������� ���������>'- "-.iin) !e l.'.iik- hn u������'ht to yoiii  ,..!������������������ .      'I no   ( Imioi'st   I'atti'riiH.   the  '.;���������   ���������   i'.\-qiiinto L'id.iiiiigs.   All  Now.  X.. rii,'"M,ii'.i' St-cUi.li Aini)ii'iiShnp-AVi)rn  A ilniiius  Is the home for all tourists  mid milli''iiaires visiting New  Denver,   British ' Coliunbin.  HENRY   ST BIG E.    PROPR.  Tnic vanity of some women is so  groat that if thoy were  a ro'-e they  ( would use paint. <  Tk time hai always been it does  not. matter much when (Iroonwood  becomes a second Untie.  .W*  TlfEiit'i'inlf.n "I" tin' !,ninli :iiiil \\'nik������I)'  liiiilniriit listvi.iir lu'i-ii iluoclril to tin' l.u-t lliiit  inu'ii Inti in 'i ron-ii'-ilc ii.-mii'il I'lnice I'iilitI.  Iji'iiii.' :i -nl'dh ni(Hi el 'l.ol <:i3. Uiiiif." .'i. Co.i-I  PHti'ict. sitiinii-il fin Hie ni:iiiil."iiil ln-lH-ffii tin1  ll.c montli "f tin1 H.i-rii.i Uui'i' ���������Hi'] Knieii  l-l.uiil iiiolicni-- nlVcicil f������r -.ill' it h.i-. i.i.mi  iImiiiciI  iiu( ���������-���������.-.���������!'   I ' ������ ai-'i   lln- ii'il'llf lli-illlii-  -.ilii tiiwiiMti-i-nf-1 .-ihiiitnl al tin' t iii ii-nl  tin- lii.nnl TriinU I'.-icilit-   Kiiliuiv. i'lnl   i- not  tin'   timn^ito uliicli   i-.   uhiihI J inllv I'V tin1  liiiM't'iiinrnt nl' Uiiti-h I 'nl ii nil, iii. I ml tlio lliniiil  Tiiim. Il'm-llii- lt.iilw.iv Onii|iniv.  V    .1    l-'Tl.TON'.  CliiufCominl-.-im.i-r nl I.aiiili.tinl W ork-.  I.\ addition to making" the heart  .-ick deferred hi pe often caus-es  spasms in the bauk account.  Ix Calgary mixed drinks cost  two bits. This does not apply lo  the  milk  or  whiskey sold in the  city-   Thk prosperity of ;i mining camp  fan be'sized   up   by  counting.tlie  number of times you  drink.  are  asked lo  M NttlV-i*<nUII'V3l *���������������  Trie Liccxtesc  :The Greentxtood Si-ranch  pokane Prices ������6]S0R  ron Works  In vni:r l.oitio. at tnnr leisure, ;iu'd  iismii 'ho nn !ri-t<iinliiiU that yi ". 'ire  ui iloi" i ii n'lli-'ii'iiiii :���������' | 'U'o'i.i-e. Thi'-  ;- ii.\ niiiT ���������:-.'i.d loi mo now.  Is reply to a correspondent- we  would say that as a shade tree the  onion has not been u success in  British Columbia.  I"  geo. H. THomPsoN,  ii.itji ..h.i I'.ijim- Iliiiuicr,       .._  ���������Third Flooi, Moll r I'.h.ik  Is now  prcpan-d  t.i  maUo  all kinds nf  iron, Dras.-' or  Ctippei t,'.T-iirr;r-T������������������!"������������������.���������*���������  t'hifes    work     giuuaiitfcd.  Geo.  1W. Holt,   CQanagep.  Ix the Okanagan nusny people  aro desirous of helping the Boundary. They call for coppers when  there is anything coming less than  a nickel.  Wukx some of the old frame  liotclh in the west bum  down you  down   the  road  singing  From Home."  ���������Driven  irniMWf.*! *'**Juuvw*���������Hjfwrit^c^*��������� (i-^ii's*  -i  o  I  I ���������  I    It is said that the Granby makes  | copper'for a  trifle less  than eight  ASSIGXMKN'l. (cents n pound.    It  is  to be hoped  ��������� - i that the other   Boundary  smelters  #i   \-i������nci: i- iii-i'-'-v ������i������������-ii 'lull ���������'���������'-'���������i,1j 'V, will  some day  be able  to do the  same.  t j     \n   li l.   i-   iii'H'ii*    ������i"     '���������'���������:     ,,      ,.>,.,,.  r- '-i q=   58/flV A ni':.icr.f.[ii..'rjit.vnrom-ii;:-i������.i,"' ''"-���������.'" ;  B> i ni 11 oi .1 ���������iLrimioin i i'u in, ',".',, i !.  ,. ,,i ... ,i  Sunder Excursion Kates f ^^li;*:.:!:!l;;:;!;r;;),:i:,;-;i*/<:.K;;;.:,.������o;i!  f? in lin.i. fnrVii. 1,'iirp'n-i- nl' I..1VM.',' ���������ii"1im''Vm'"i  K VST ^ I.U...I.1V   an,!   ,I)io|.0i-f:..:i.'i'-,> .'',>;1,. "' '',  '"'���������-riL \ pii-fi-r-iii ,.,.r ii'i-.ii'y -ill  I'"' i'<"'l'tl"- ut "'���������'  i.}"  -  ";a   a.  /  I'luin 1'ni'nwfiril to  Winnipeg  ' diith. I-'uvt  William, St.   l'mil  I I hiull'*  L'.t\ .  a'  ,*-  ':> !,  '���������*   .Mmiireal  ���������it-, ii,-''  ���������*������  \   M. .lollII, ". 1  \ St. Loui." ���������  Toniuco   %   Ottawa  ...  %   Hi.'if.ix.  V  * ii r>  10S .'iU  lUS ."'0  1'_'7 ���������fO  i  ?' ! -,ii'l .lo-i-hli \ .���������ClicniiT , ,    .,���������   ������������������,,!  #! All rj,.|.t..r- ui������- HUi.iioil t"l'-J' ,"c1 ' ,R ,"'  , | ,\-.iii;'ii.-tli-iiiM"ir.ii-'liM- .iml.i I'���������'������'''';,''���������'���������,-  'ii'dimi-il If. li'.-with tlie -iii   A-iL'ii.'u  fu I I.  ip.iiiifiii-ii.ir .ui iiii'ir ������������������i.ii'ii- diiiy '"'���������.'; -M  i   i-Hiiiicil U   lln- |ii',>i i-i'iii-.  "I   li"'    Vi',    ,   "  Q thi-ii-tfi. mill ihi-iinliiii' ������f 111" -"-V",1 - r \ ;.'  i lio'il l,v llifiii.on nrli. Imi' tin' l'tl|il.i> <��������������������������� ��������������� Oj  P    ,\.l) l'i..f. afii-i wl ii-li il.i'i' 'lif  ^--'J-'"'1   "'.'  ^   l'i-..i,(-'l n, ,11-iiiil.iiU-ihi-ii '- l,,"1,"fitJ';,���������,','���������'  \ >��������� -i-i.titl f UiiTcr.i. liaAit.i; ii';.-'"'* "l!1" totl1"  f ' rlaiiiMcf Hliieli hc-li.il! tiu-ii'i:i'<' '���������".���������!"',- , .,  d" i A ni,.|-h-|iL-nf tlic<'it'.lili>r-.'i- Hi-- -11"' ���������l",^1,"  jl . A. 1'lii.ni.T will lc Mil in tlU'Ollu-i; n' l-������" ' ���������  ^ ! Il.-.ll.'tt. I'mristi r. f.'n i'hwomI. U.0..������������ > 'O-  ^|tli.'l.-,tlnl.ivi.f M.iy. A. 0 iPl\.i' tin-' lif-iirel  ^ ! two i-Vfii'I*. llflL-lllimll .     ,   ..     r  a-   n.iii.i .it fii-i'i'iiwnud. it. e   tl;',ir1r.fv'I1;'.'' "'  <?   Mny.A   U.l'j.*. JA.\ll-> H: UH'M''-.  I  |     A   max  in   Los  Angeles boasts  | that be lived 43  days  upon  milk  I nnd clam   broth.    That's nothinj".  Herein Greenwood several infants  have lived six months upon nothing but milk.  A iiaxk clerk committedd suicide in Ontario a few days ago.  Xo leason is assigned for the  icautebtit it is likely that the fear  of starvation hustled his exit across  the last tuminit.  v  ii������  <i5  ill  10  |j  l.",S 50  "'''  A HOT CAMP.  r.roi'OK   i.m'KaVSB act.  S\ ivi'v. c. I:  l:l.*i f.O  Iii !������1  I    NOI'K'i: ,s liiM-iliv t'lM-n tli.it mo. 0--i.il-./olin-  | miii mill Swim r.iiNi-ii, ol  (iit-i'iiiiooil.   II    C,  iuti'iiilii|ipl\iii!;tfi 'In-  I.ici-ii-1- ('iiiiiini-'iiiiioi-,  ' fur tlio City'ori.ii-1'i.iiuiHiil..-i.t tlio i-\|iir.uliin nf  trilltv iliu's li-rim tln-ilnti' Iwii'iif,   fur uitiiiii'fi'i  ...... ,  j^  25        .,     ,    . ,      ,.,.    ,   ���������,.  io \ I triiity iliiislif'iii tln-ilnti. lii'H'i'l,   fur ii.tiiiii'fi'i  \        i ii l,oi-on-ale   .ilil.\    t .11 i. in, fr   t��������� ,f,-|,|,.������(.-ftm(.r���������n of tin'hi.li'l lit-iini'iii.tt lii-lcl  ^ .llil.i---). >'.   !'���������   and   -i),   .lillv ii, i, &   liv ui in ii-Hi'i'i'i nf (In- pi-i-ini-i-.  kiiuHii ii" lli������'  ������ ->'-ni!-'l    Vii"-Iiit 0   7   M and "-, S    VU-t.n-i i  llul.-l, Mtmuo  i.n   l..-t i'l. Illn-k 1.',  % T- ''       ."���������"-    ���������,v,������������������:llf,l   '���������   '',-,   '        -,, & I Mnl.il. C(.[i|ier stri'ol, in tin City ol Un-i'iiwooil,  (? J" iS.    i'ii-t  ela-;-, lonml trip, li'" > I lt |; '  & Uav Limit. Z, I    O.it. .1 UiUfltli day of M.iv. A.I). l������ ������.  a :  iimiu---���������TIiom' tickots are umi d  (i-.CAIt .IOMNSOX.  hrt'A.V   UAULbOX.  ;%   via anv l-ei'ou'iii/.od routes in one  "-'   ii- fiiit'h diioelinn-'.    'I'o  do-.tina-  nii-  I-1  -.(   of ( liioaL'ii  are  uud  r.i<HM>K  ui'iasi! Acr, iimmi.  \ i.i i!'n.- ' 'rear  Lake-!.  *)   I'ur particulars  call   on local  i? ai'i'iits or address  *"    ./.   MDK.  I>. 1*. A., NcIhiiii.  '~        C. II. Mi-l'IIKIlSON, <:. T. A.,  Wtlinipi'^, linn.  ^' TAKi: NOTICK tint I. U. A. Iti'iidi-M. of  A ' i:iii>li. II. (/ . in i-iiil iippKiiii; In tlio Supi'iin-  y j ti ii'li-nl nf I'iDViiici.-il I',i|ii-....iI   lln- I'Ypli.itiuii  A     .ifollf. IMiilltll  llllllltllf'l III   lll'll'l'l. I'll" II !i'll''M.i|  \   nl nn. Iii.li I Iii .-ii-i'  Im- tin- pi-inl-i'- Uiiiihiiii-  C i tin- X.ir:li..|-ii Unti'l.-ilii ill- nl Kli.ilt. Ii. ('.  \ I     Diiliil tin-. Vlli iliy > f .M ... I'K'S  9. "o. a. i'i:xiii:i.i;.  0  *?,->,-,fc'!J> -& ^ym/Ki/^y^y^. tvev-a^o^a  *^!-T  tklson, B. 0.  til.1).  V. Wni.l.S, II. TOJIICIN.-i.J  I'l'iijirli'lur. "HiinoWi'i1.  Fiisl-clnss in everything'.  iSloani heat, olectric light)  private baths. 'Telephone  in every room. .Finest lavatories in I>. 0. ��������� First-class  bur and barber shop.  Orchestra every evening  during' dinner hours.  'I,ns'moots all trains. ,  The Konteiwiy Delio reigns^ hii-  ���������pieimi in many h eaniji. "*It Jm- ������-  cigar that, brings delight and |-p-  pix'eiation wlnirevcr' i-moked.  THE DOMINION  HOTEL  : Jn Fhoenix is situated on a delightful elevation and from its  windows ean be seen all the scenic  beauties of Ibis famous copper  eniiip. The excellence of the cuisine  attracts the attention of all who  are kind to their inner man, and  the bar contains fluids that would  please a Greek god, while it is not  necessary to be up so high in order  to einoke any of the cigars. Miners,  MiilionaircH and Tourists always  welcome.  CHA3.H. FLOOD, PROP  ijot'OK   MCKNSi''  At;r,  NOTIOI-; l.-t liiTf'l.v /rlvi.'ii llml f. .Mm VV.  M'lli'li'ii. of (Jri'i'invfp'iil. II. C. IiiIkmI In npply  P. tlio Siitn'rliili.'ii'li'iil Jof I'rtivliicliil I'nllci'nl  I   ii    t'XIlll'llllOM    lif  dill!   Ilinntll   I'l'HIM   llm    'llVll!  Ii.iv.;-f inrii truii'ifi-i-tii l'Vin,l< ll"ll nf "tin' MuH'l  l.k'i'imi! nnw lii'lil liy ui" In ii'i)"'' l ������f lln'  Ih'I'ImK'.-i liiinwn ii.< llin Vnniliitiu! Ilol.'l ullniilc  at AiiiiiiiiiiiIii, II. II.  ���������j"taif,iiia ly"f"'ny*nVO'HlfIKN.;.  Ii) a letter to his old friend, W.  K. Nichols of Butte, S. T. Perry  writes as follows concerning Gold  Circle and other Nevada camps :  Old Time Friend : This is what  I see and thiuk of Gold Circle.  There has been no development  work done. Tlie finest surface  showings J have ever seen. The  deepest shaf't is the Bamberger���������i.".")  feet. A -1 by (5 shaft in the clear  is being .sunk at an angle of -15  degrees, all in ore that goes ������.'500  to the ton or better. There is a  high.grade IK-inch streak on the  foot wall that assays away up In  the thousands. This ledge crops  out for 2.000 feet. The shaft is  guarded day and night. Sacking  | ore on the surface and not one  I sack that goes less than S1,0!*0 to  i the 100 pounds. Quite a mini bur  of leasers are working. The country is located for twenty miles  in every direction. It is a porphyry country. Everything carried more or less value. There are  three townsites. Midas being the  largest and best. Building is progressing as fast as lumber can be  had. Carpenters get $1 an hour.  There is plenty of tlio* best water  for all purposes. The climate is  line. The altitude ia G,.*5-10 feet.  Saloons and gambling houses by  tlie score. Money seems to be  plentiful. The streets aro crowded  with big IG-mule teams, automobiles, burros, gurnblers, miners,  ladies and dogs. The population'  is increasing at the rate of 100 per  day. Lodging $1.50 to 82,50 for  a cot in a tent. The; towels are  aboutfc as thick as two sheet.-) of  tho Butte Miner. One of tho signs  bore roads : " Lodging for Ladies  Only." This 'is on a, big.tent arid  the inside is fenced off' like box  stalls in a livery'barn to keep the  women from kicking each other.  Rough lumber is 870 per thousand.  Freight of all kinds from the railroad, 45 miles distant, is 820 per  ton,  The promoters are all here. A  Cupo Nome liar and a Goldfield  booster compare notes and say:  "Gold Circle is going to bo tho  greatest, on earth.''. "Everything  looks'good for a boom. One'ilraw-  biicW is thai the prospectors.who  own the claims want too much for  them and they don't want to lease  for any .length of time.  There are hundreds of .hungry  men here and nothing for them lo  do. Tho'miners struck for $5  straight and SO for shaft' work but  lost, a compromise being made for  $4.00 for'all work except, sinking  and that is ^"i per clay. To eat  costs 50 cents and up,' and if one  wishes to go out to tliej-ailroad^tlie  auto fare is 815*, and by .stage it i������  S8, while by freight wagon the  fare is 82,50; or one can ,lake ii  bottle of water and walk and pay  SI for the poorest meal on eir-th at  the half-way 'bouse. The water  company, begins to lay pipe tomorrow. One fellow took a sack of  (lour I hat did not belong to him  and he was accidentally shot in tho  belly, lie died. Great piles of  niereliaiidi:-n, suit cases, blankets,  etc., are to be seen on Main street,  where, they are dumped from  freight, wngims. No one takes anything that does not belong lo him.  Strange to say there is not a policeman, politician, ' priest- or  preacher in the camp. Thai, i-  probably why it is such a peaceable  place, Drunks lie around anywhere,. I i-i'iw one asleep on a  lumber pile Ibis morning. He had  a line ring on Ids linger and a diamond in his tie. lie was not sleeping as peacefully as a b-iby. He  was a gambler who had been playing the late g-iuie. They"do things  with a ni--h h������'ie, A house, cellar  and all are built in one day. The  people here are not as much up-to-  date as Rawhide folks are, where  the barber saves the miner.-,1 whiskers lo wash the gold dust out of  them. ' There is no laundry here  It would be'a great place'for that  business.  Largest stock of jewelry in the  Boundary to select from. K. A.  liliuk, Phoenix.  ,-'tV,  9 ^scssssas-r-e-so^essew  &  V? C5LL-lli   ii AOd  iS^^������^6,������,'S������e'3BO'3������������^"^'3--**i?-"i������v  -ml  (!���������  Prince,Rupert is. gotting wicked.'  A! Frpiibh' macque has appeared'in  the camp'- '    - '���������  ���������-"''    -'*  ���������  G. 0. Buchanan' .^iU^-'oHably  got, the Liberal,'- nomination .in  Kootenay,, and "W. A. Macdpnald  tho Consoi'Virtive.' ..        -\'    '   . -  Bill Galiiher may be, appointed  western solicitor--for the Grand  Trunk' Pacific^ with headquarters  in .Vancouver...  Tn Vaiif'o'nver lots are being advertised in Prince Rupert. The  Geo. ICano location.  Last month the faiallios in the  Tread well mine, Alaska, averaged  one.'mine a day- 'Got the Gra.ii by  skinned to a finish.  A'bn.ut 7,000'' Doukhobors will  settle on the Columbia'river, 28  miles from Nelson. They will buy  their goods in 'carload lots from  cu&tcrij. wholesale, houses, run their  own sawmill and wear as little  clothes as possible.  "Wedding rings made. Diamonds  mounted. W'ork ibaf. will stand  comparison. E. A. I.lack, Phoenix.  rt'i< likely that the bounty on  lead, which expires in .June, uill  he i-i noweil. No one is saying anything about a bounty on copper.  The Kootenay Cigar {lo. of Nelson have in the Royal Seal a cigar  that is known and smoked between  the wheat, country and the blue  Pucille, " _      ���������  Next   Soturday    w  Moyie and i.hc amount  out by  ������vl    W     s.-i:n^.~-������-.i^<yM^.^l.*������ra������^-������^.������g������^^  ���������! ���������JIUMMHUI  jji I ���������    - ,y        dealers in   . v   \ .t  f .  |l | Fi^esh' ���������a,nd','S'alt 'jweats, pish- and&oul&y M  ������H I Shops in nearly all tlie towns of Boundary and J  % I' the'Kootenay.        - ��������� .. .  c-i.������  f������>a������SS������������*������-3aUG^'>������^3������������S)������������'^������������90e������fl^fl^^  payday   m  to   be  paid  by the St. Eugene  is  8-10,000.'  Thoroughbred ogc-s for  sale,  id   R^\^ S.-C.  S.  IiuiY  Leghorns, S. G. Black  C. Rhode   Is  and  Hrown  Minorea,s,   ami   R-uied   Plymouth  Rocks, 81.50 perhtiUing.    Mrs. A.  li. Davis. Westley, B. (J.  Hays Hammond,.lire min-  rece'ives   a   yearly  million   from the  John  ing   engineer,  salary of half a.  C'uggenheiins.  When y.ui want a monument or  headstone, viite to the Kootenay  Alarble WrrkV   Nelson. I,. C.        :1'  Miss "Harriet Winner died at the  Victoria hotel in Slocan last. week.  A   sawmill   at.   Arrow he  sumes operations this week.  Sixty men are working at the  Silver Cup in the Lurdcau.  The Q'loen on Sheep creek has  been bunded for 8175,000.  W. F. Smiley of St. Paul ba.-  bought 500,000 acres in Southern  Alberta.   fiuiL baa. been _ found _I't__['ori  Moody.  "  A. C. Kltimer felt of Victoria lur-  insured his lir.i for 8250,000.  Bob Graham warns miners to  keep away from Nevada.  Fred Ritchie has been appointed  government surveyor at l'rinci*  Rupert.  Piospeets are bright for this  suinnior in the Cariboo.  A shinjjjc iiiill is to be built a'  Poplar.  In the Lardeau K. iMobbs is  working the Jlorning mine.  At Sandon the Eureka is working thirty-live men.  The Buffalo mine near Silverton  has resumed operations with Sam  Watson in charge.  John Bourke died in Revelstoke  from heart failure.  F. J. Deane. has sold the Nelson  News to W. G. McMorris.  The brewery at Sandon burned  down last week. It may rise  agiin in New Denver.  Ed. Dupont is seeking a divorce  from his wife,  one of  the alleged J  co-respondents being  a  prominent'  Kootenay man.    Mrs. Dupont is a i  daughter of Kd. Corning  of Revelstoke.    Seveiiteen  years   ago   she  was the belle of Nelson.  Dune   McKarlane   is  lucrative position at thc  mine, near Ainswortb.  A   wi-e   son    toucbi'th  father.  George Gormerley has ��������� struck it  rich at s-andon and may soon buy  an auto.  The gas plant exploded in. the  Gold bouse at Discovery and  burned the hotel, causing a loss of  8-1,000.  The placer ground along Inge-  nika creek is all staked. Owing  lo tho scarcity of tools and pro-,  visions the gold coinrnis.4ion.er will  not declare an open season until  June, 100!). ..';������������������  There are about 100* idle men nt  Princo Rupert.  Fresh milk is delivered in Prince  Rupert every morning for 15 cents  a quart. The milkman guarantees  that it isjicpt out of the rain. ,  Fred Stork, at one time mayor  of Fernie, has opened a tin shop in  Prince Rupert.   ..  Fred Stork, the tin '..man, Morrow, the meat man, and Houston,  the political genius of B.C, may  possibly be among the first������candir  dates for the mayorality in Prince  Rupert.  'Already   there   are   four   news  depots in Prince Rupert.  Mrs.'W. I). jMoJ) inald presented  tlio Empire ollice with an Easter  while lily, and Houston says thai,  it is the only living thing in the  oflico that the ladies admire. John  must have lost bis good looks since  he went north. '  She  was   sixty  years  pioneer of the city.  old  mci  ���������M  r  ns  FERRY, WASH.  ���������cnant  Dry. .Goads,  * -  Groceries,  Hoots and Shoes,  Stationery,  Hardware,  Tobacco,  Cio'ars, Etc  Fresh  Eggs  )ice  \ ���������*>>  Sgccisilty  JT1  "tt  a  i  r  LMI'-JUO    "  For Sale at $10, $12 and-$15  Per Acre.  'NELSON. B.  R  rf.  ly.  LIVERY.  o  filling   a  Blue Rell  ������lad  KEREMEOS.. B. C.      '  Stage daily, except Sunday, for,  Medley and return the siiine day.  Special rigs driven to any part of  the Siinilkaineen, Okanagan or  Boundary districts. All kinds of  packing ai.d freighting done on  short notice. Hordes bought, sold  or hired. Sln-hl*.'* at Ke'remeos  and  Medley.  D. J. IXX IS. Proprietor.  To. Horsemen.'  S. A. ("row-ell. will allow hi.' colt  Cautona to serve a limited niiniber  of mares. This is an opportunity  that breeders of Ibis section have  never had before, as Cautona was  sired by Caution,'one of the best-  sons of Electioneer, and his dam is  by the great Del "Norte, who holds  the World's record of 2.04, guide-  less, and, the leading sire of the  N'trth Pacific. Cautona is standard bred for. five generations. The  price for,-tho reason��������� is, 8-5. For  further information* 'apply to  Samuel A. Crowell, Jlidway, B. C.  ''MQUOU   MOONS!'* ACT'    11)00.  't'AKi'i NOTICK���������'lmfc; t, M. W. I.uill.iw, of  DiinOI'n, liiliiiiit np;ilyin^ l-i iliii Kii|n'rliiliniiloiit  Vif 'I'rovliit'tiil.l'iilicv, 10 til" ,''X|ili':i'.inn of oiiii'  .iiiuiith Inmi tlmdati! Iinreur, for. it mhiihiTiiI of  mv lidlfl Uciiiitu fill' tin. |in'iiil>i'.-i Iiiiow-ii 'ltd lliii  Wlnilcor.Huliil nl. Ifciioi-'i, II, O. ��������� '  OiittM tliln7fliilfly iifiMin. Ill''*,  . ,\t. vv. i.iroi.ovv.'  ���������>������WMvn'j������c mimu���������  LIQUOR .'LICENSE ACT,  1900.  XOT'I.'K tt InTdliy itlvml llintiuiii iimiilli u't.'i'  iluli' I liitcml In apply lo Hid Siijii'i'liiitfiiilimt/il*  I'rovlni'Iiil I'lillmj (or a ri'iii.'iviil nl'lhi' l.lii'ii.si.  noiv lio il l/y inn In ro.ipir.t of I ho **',\ Im.uiih"  HotHl, hUiian: in Dt'inhvonil In Uiu lirciiiiivouil  UouiwIi.tf.DlMtllnt.        . ���������  '  Unleil tills HUnl iliiy of April, limn.  ' J AM MS IIKNOr'.IWON,  0.  5������  Kings Liquor Scotcii Whiskey  -    '     .12 Years Old  JAV. Burraosters Whit? Port.'  Jus. Ecnnossy"& Co's 3-Star Brandy. ���������  t  9 , ODE  ^ GREENWOOD LIQUOR  GO,  I'   IMPORTERS, GREENWOOD, B.C."  (9  ,^g5gs%ggsa^i-gisas^E,^^^  Is under .'the niftiiHgeiucnt of "Grcig & Morrison. "The  rooms are. comfortably furnished, and the bar contains  the best brands'of wines, liquors and cigars.  Js the best apooiti'ted Resta'nrant in the-interior of  Uritith Columbia. The best cooks aud most attentive  waiters only employed.    Open all the time". -"     p'. ���������  mr$. JlkK. &m, Proprietress.  ������������������'te^rpCTHnmi^ ,     ,,  I  i\'l  i  nil  ���������31-  U<  I  Is the best furnished hotel in the Boundary  district, ,1c is heated with, steam and  lio'ht.ed by electricity. Excellent.sample  rooms. The bar is alwaj*s abreast of the  times, and meals are served in the Cafe  at any hour, day or night.  3  KS=  mug  ^>9  T  ���������jSSS^SSMS^^SSS^i^^lSS^^&^S^V^P^S^Si^^^^  fiTsf  \i  A house furnished with the best, most artistic,  useful aud in all that goes to make a home comfortable and pleasing to the eye at reasonable prices,  drop a line to D. J- "Robertson & Co. at Nelson, B.  C.'   Goods guaranteed tho Best for the price.  Cft'D  ri i si  rui������  o  THE BELL PIANO  Us ?Jsk*ass*si^B5Sss:  . *"-""������F+if-F|:,':F'W^  ita-iu-^'fcfcLfcbfcha-ji'fct'^^  BANK   OF I MONTREAL  H  "FH  ESTABLISHiD   1817. ���������_     . cr;^  fcP^PAID  UP  CAPITAL, $14,000,000. REST, $11,000,000  fettl  -jj .UNDIVIDED P-ROFITS, $422,689.98  -K   (lencr.il itimkiii^ Hu->inc>.-.s TrailMictuil:   1'r.itth is-,neil on all points, .ami Collpn  ���������.'"{} tioni niiide ut lowest rutes. "_ ^ ������������������  "Ij|   SAVINGS SAIVK DEPARTMENT  1   W. F.. PROCTOR��������� O  rjjp"3    IMTCHEST ALLOWED ATCURRENT BATES    /.MANAGER GREENWOOD OflANCh   ["ij  '"^:^If7t-'f'i-^+^-^-+^'-'^:+-^^  ^^���������ar^-asa-Hd-ri^-kd^  1-  E.  W. WIDDOWSON  ,  ASSAYKli AND Cll KM 1ST.  -   CIIAIHII'S:    .  Colli. l.ilvor,('.>|i|ii'l'OI- lii'.ut, uiicli *...*1 no  ISnM-Sitvci- ..I' Silii-r I.i'nl  I .VI  Oolil SiImt,Willi C(i|'ip.'i- or Lead  2 .Vi  Careful" sampling ; accurate as-  sayiiif*; jironipt returns, [ill Baker  street., Xelson, H. C.  U* '$���������,���������*���������  ��������� Moiintaineor and Koote-  v nay   Standard- Cigars.  Made by'���������  3. ���������& CI>cliti ������;.(Ko., nelson  Hotel  Alexander  PHOENIX, ,B,   C;   ,;  Is a comfortable homo :for ",'  '   the miner and   traveler.  '.   ,;;Good meals and .pleasant '���������������������������'���������  ,    "rooms.    Pure.liquors and ' ���������  frrigrant cigars in the bar.  McGiilis & "McLauglilin  -1-i'oritiKTOBS.    ;    "'  KASLO  HOTEL  KASLO B: 0;   ',  Is a comfortable! homo for all  who travel to tliat city.  COOICLK & PAVWORTH;  Job Printing nt The Lodgo.  BULBS  l<-rom France, Holland and Japan.  SEEDS; TREES, PLANTS,  For fall planting. Keliable varieties at reasonablojj'prieey. Fertilizers, Bee Supplies, Spray I'limps,  Spraying Material, Cut Flowers,  etc. Oldest established nursery on  the mainland of 15. C. Catalogue  free.        .    '....,  M. J. HENRY  ill)10 \Vo.Ht.iiiliiwt������.r Itonil.   VANVOIIVHU.  T^EJWOfsiT HOUSE  Nelson:'B.C., is ration the  the Auiericuu nuil European  ftlau.   Nothing yellow' about  .   the house; excepUhe gold in  ���������      ���������   '    "���������      Ll*e safe.   : .: j . ,  Malorpc   tk  TFcgillUs  Arlington - Hotel  _     F. E. GRIFFITH, VllOV.  :  TlIU Il0TI3I> OK Sf.OOAK ClTV, B. C.  Headquarters for mining and  commercial men ; tho homo of tho  rancher, tiro lumberjack and prospector. Come oneo.'aiid yon will  como again. ,  ,    .   >     ; .  Ite Kootenay Saloon  ���������������������������������.'���������        ���������,'.���������.���������'  <  Sandon, B. 0., Ims n'-Hiic or ne'ive  bracLTH uiiNurpasHcd in any moiio-  tiiln town ol the Qre'flt West. A  gliisaofaqiia ptirii given free with  splritfl meiitl. ,

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