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 - v   :   - *  i  w  //  .���������'  *',i:'^  Vol.   XVI.  GREENWOOD, B/C., ...THURSDAY, MAY 12, 19.10.  No. 44;  Shoes. Shoes  Just arrived, our spring stock of  the famous Geo. A. Slater Ihvictus  Shoes. For comfort,- style and  wear these shoes cannot'be beaten.  , Drop'in and liave'.a look ot them���������  they speak for themselves.'  "We also scarry the ��������� Beresford  ���������Shoe: McKeen's Great West Shoe;  Williams' Boys, Smeltermen and  Miners' Boots; The Amos Holden  Smeltermen's Boots; and Leckie's  Famous Miners' Boots.  Russeil-Law-Caulfleld Co.  Hardware.      Groceries.  Furnishings.  Crockery.  WiRdser Hotc  The Windsor Hotel is one of the best furnished'  hotels in-the" West. It is located in the heart of  Greenwood and within easy reach of all the financial and commercial institutions of the. Copper  Metropolis. -Heated with steam and lit by electricity. Commodious "sample rooms. The bar is  replete with all modern beverages, and the Cafe  never closes.    Rooms reserved by telegraph.  The Windsor Hotel Co.-      E. J. Cartier, Manager.  PHOENIX, B. U.  Is opposite the Great Northern depot "and is a delightful  haven for the weary traveler. Great veins of hot water  run through the entire house, and bathrooms are always at the service of those in search of material ��������� g  cleanliness. The dining room is an enemy to dyspepsia,  .while the aitistic appointment of the liquid refreshment |  makes the.drinks go down like eating fruit in a Jiowcr  garden, . The sample rooms are the largest in the mountains- and a pleasure to .drummers with big trunks.  JAS. MARSHALL        -       -       PROPRIETOR  9M*9W&������9<ttBQ&%&e8^������Q������������^ld������tteQ������Q@e&&^e������^-'3&&������<������l������  -    James Buchanan & Co's  BLACK AmB WHITE, AMD  HOUSE OF'COMMONQ g  GREENWOOD LIQUOR  CO.  * -   IMPORTERS, GREENWOOD, B. C.    1  RJAYNES  Cold Coin Butter  made from  Pasteurized Cream.  Pastry Baked Daily and Always Fregh.  Regular monthly meetings of  'Greenwood lodce No. 28, A. F.  & A.-M., are held on the first  Thursday in'each month in Fraternity hall, Wood block, Government  street, Greenwood. Visiting brotlirou  are cordially luyitcd to attend.  JAS, S. urKNIK, Socrotisry,  W.F.M.  Greenwood Minors'  Union; JSTo.-22, W.  FM.,; meets every  Saturday evening- in Union Hall, Copper Btreet, Greenwood, at 7:80.  Also In hall at  Mother Lode mlrip  Friday evening's at 7:80. ���������.'..."������������������  GEO. HEATHERTON, Secretary  Take your Eepairs to -    -'  A D. MORRISON  Grand Forks, the Leading  of the Boundary District  CITY  Baggage transferred to  any part of the City. Furniture moved to any part of  the District. General Dray-  ing of all kinds.  MEY OLIVER.  Get your RazcrsHoned  and your Baths at    \  Fraw ley's'  Barber..  Shop, Greenwood,  e  TheLemieux Act.  During-the three years which  elapsed between the enactment, in  March, 1907, of the Industrial  Disputes Investigation Act, and  the end of March, 1910, oightvtwo  applications wen!) received for the  establishment of Boards of Conciliation and Investigation, as a result  of which,'seventy-four Boards were  established. In sixty-eight, out of  the seventy-four cases referred for  investigation,' the enquiry resulted  either in a direct agreement Between the parties, or Jn such an  improvement of relations as led to  the settlement of tho dispute. Tlie  six cases in which reference under  the Act was not,successful in either  averting or terminating a cessation  of work, were as follows: (1) Ciim-  .borlaud Railway and Coal Company and its employes; (2) Canadian Pacific Railway Company and  its mechanical eniployos; (3) Nicola Valley Coal and Coko Company  and its employes; (-1) British Col-  umbia Copper Company and its  employcfl; (0) Dominion Coal Company and its employes; and (C)  Cumberland Railway Company and  its employes.  Just received a fine assorted  line of Iron Beds, Springs arid  Mattresses  You will save money by-seeing'  A. L WHITE,  The Furniture'& Stove Man.  FHONK 16.  GREENWOOD, B. C.  Passing Throng:  Hay is ������27 a ton in Greenwood.  Hurry Hewai* has gono to North  Yakima.  Mike Kane has gone to Sturgeon  Lake, Outario.  J. O. Ellis will open a grocery  store in Phoenix.  A dancing school has been  opened iu Phoenix. ���������  Mux Berger will move to the  coast in a short time.  Last Sunday, Phoenix defeated  Greenwood at baseball.  The "Windsor hotel is noted for  its tender chicken dinners.  At the Midway coal mine bunkers will bo built this month.  The Phoenix brewery has placed  Bock beer on thu local market.  Billy Biner and Kid- Lewis will  box in Phoenix upon May 23rd.   -  Steel fishing rods, ranging in  price from $3 up, at' Coles'' Book  Store. - -  Thc Riverside mine, on the West  Fork, has 500 tons of ore on tho  dump.  In Grand Forks, the hours for  sprinkling are between 6 a.m. and  9 p.m.  John Buckley leaves this week  to look after his interests in Prince  Rupert.  Rods, reels, hooks, flies and  fishing tackle of all kinds, at Coles'  Book Store.  . John C. Tait has accepted a  position with a mining company  at Juneau, Alaska.  Mose Burns, and his partner,  the Little Swede are doing some  work near We.'tbridge.  Thomas Bray, of Green wood,  has succeeded C. Taylor in Phoenix,  as provincial policeman.  After a short visit to the strike  city, Al llagelberg has returned to  tho Poland China mine.,  The B. C. Copper C). has obtained complete coutrol of the  New Dominion Copper Co.  The strike in Greenwood has  caused sevsu C.P.R. railway crews  to be put out of commission.  Picoir punch, mint juleps, and  other summer drinks are now in  evidence at the Windsor bar.  John Lucy fell off a horse last  week, and slightly marred trie  beauty of his facial anatomy.  Operations are suspended at the  Big Tunnel pending the arrival of  important supplies  from   Chicago.  D. Wadds, the well-known  photographer, will do business in  Greenwood this month for several  days.  George Collins has financed his  fishing company and will soon be  shipping halibut from Prince Rupert. .,������������������*���������.  Owing to ill-health, Mrs. Thomas  Jenkins will leave this week upon  a six months trip to Redruth,  England.  David Oxloy has taken up a  ranch at Shuswap lake. He will  plant fruit trees on forty acres  this summer.  At (ho City Studio upon Dead-  wood street John H. James is prepared to do all kinds of photographic work.  G. "W. Patterson, of Vancouver,  has bought 300 acres of land near  Midway. lie will put water upon  it this summer.  The K and II cigar has jumped  into prominence through tho excellent flavor of the tobacco out of  which it is made. ^  Mrs. Harry TownH is now  supplying hor customers with ice  er.eam that oven the gods would  bo delighted with,  The.Venerable Archdeacon Beer,  ���������f Kaslo, will',hold services next  iunday, morning an 1 evening,, in  ���������3t. Jude's Church.  ���������'    -% ���������  ' Swinging in ,a hammock is a delightful  summer pastime.     J. L.  Coles sells them at prices ranging  from SI. 75 to���������$7;50.  Frank Ilanna is paying" a visit  to the Boundary district. He is  now locateddh Mexico, about nine  miles from El - Paso.  Smokers in B. O. are acquainted  with the Royal Seal cigar. Is is  made in-Nelson and smoked in all  the mountain towns.  The Hon. Thomas Taylor was in  the city yesterday.' lie was entertained by Mayor Mcintosh, and J.  R. Jackson. 'M. L. A.  "Wanted.���������Girl for general  housework. Good wages to the  right party. Enquire, Mrs. R. J.  Sanders, Kimberly Ave.  You can live a hundred years by  drinking buttermilk daily. Drop  into the National restaurant aud  get pome right off the ice.  When. the nights are dark in  Phoenix, the illumination of the  city is materially helped by people  smoking the Big Andy cigar.  During the month of March, the  Greenwood smelter prod need 891,-  419 pounds of copper, 9,191 ounces  of silver and 2,623 ounces of gold.  If you have.a sweetheart, or  "even a wife -who", likes ice cream,  drop into the National restaurant  and tell Mrs. Harry Towns about  it.  C. J. McArthur has planted  several acres of .his farm with fall  wheat and potatoes. He will cut  the wheat in the milk and use it  for fodder.  Randolph Stuart has gone to  Pincher Creek for a few days. He  will return to have a parting look  at Greenwood before taking up his  permanent residence in Alberta.  John Morrell is working a group  of claims that he owns on Weleher  mountain. The .ore- carries gold  and silver, and assays of $317 to  the ton have been obtained from it.  > 90������������me������ a***"*������������������������������ 3������������@������$eo j  Western Float  being  City Council.  The Citv Council met on Monday  and out of rospeefffor our .late king  adjourned for a \\-eek.   '     - *-  The following resolution was  adopted:  ��������� That the Municipal Council of  the City of Greenwood in meeting  assembled:"  Resolve that we express our profound sorrow at the death of our  Sovereign Lord, King Edward VII,  and that we extend, through the  Lieutenant-Governor, to the Koyal  family our sincere sympathy in  their bereavement and the nation's  loss;  And be it further resolved���������  That the Miyor be authorized to  declare Friday, the 20th of May, a  flay of mourning, requesting all  business houses to close, from at  least 12 o'clock noon, to G o'clock  p.m., and to drape their premises.  Biys^E*-^**.^^  Gambling is being  supressod  in  Lefcli bridge.  Telegraph poles are being shipped  from Nakusp.  The rate of taxation in Penticton  is fifteen mills.  A third paper is being started at  Prince Rupert.  A lacrosse club has been organized in Vernon.  There are two cases .of scarlet  fever in Rossland.  ���������  The.sawinill at Proctor is to be  run day and night. <  Around Kelowiri, irrigation projects are numerous.  _ Every   hotol   in   Vancouver   is  crowded with guests.  Two more  fire  halls are  erected iii Vancouver.  The snow is throe feet deep in  the vicinity of Stewart.-   '  All miner's licenses expire in B.  C. upon the 31st of May.  Near Chesaw, the Apex mine  has put in a compressor.  Mrs, John Wiley has opened a  grocery store in Uosmer.  In Vancouver, the dog tax has  been raised to 83 aud $6.  The upper Arrow lake is troubled  with deposits of sawdust.  George Ciwan has opened a  blacksmith shop in Coutlee.  A parson is president of tho  tennis club iu New Denver.  At noon, the other day, an hotel  in Q-iesoel served 102 meals.  P. Burns & Co. have installed  a cold storage plant in Trail.  Neil F. Mackay, M.P.P., has removed from Kaslo to tho coast.  A Fruit Fair will be hold iu  New Denver, upon October 4th.  An agitation has been commenced  for the incorporation of Q/.ie.sncl.  A wagou road is being built between New Denver and Rosebery.  A provincial federation of labor  has been organized at Vancouver.  E^g1*  are imported  into   B.   C.  This winter, up Wilson creek,  in the Slocan, GOO.OOO feet, of- Jog ���������  -were cut for the Silverton siwmill.  Victoria bridgi, is the name, of  the new structure-j-isb c-hiu)'-oed  ���������icros'i the Columbia river art R.-vel-  sfcoke.  The Cinadinn "N" >rbh3i*:i r.iilwiy  will build bi'iirie'i linn.* friin Trite  Jaime Cache to Golden aud Revelstoke.  At tho V.-M Rii mine, n������ar  Silverton, 100 men ar.; working  and tho shipments are S0J tjns  weekly.  Cm-stable I. A. Dins more, the  Urge-it policain'in in 13'. C, has  ���������K'ttn transferred from M >yio to  Stewart.  Grand Forks will endeavour to  have the Great Norbln-rn pnt on  a night traiu bsfc.vein AIircii3 a-id  Oroville.  Oiving to a disagreement bjtween  the stockholders, the fruit canuery  at Pentictou will nob be operated  this summer.  For selling liquor to Indians at  Little River, Teddy Sloan w is  fined 8200, aud seat to j iii for  three months.  Ab an expenso of S500,000, the  Q/iaker Oits Co., of Chicago, will  build a plant ab Gilgi������ry, aud .employ 200 people.   ���������  T. G: Proctor, of Nelson, is  de-  to  Pass    L'imbar  road is bjing  southern prirb  700 mile-; long,  Work will he recommenced on  the Kettle Valley railway out of  Midway next month. George  O. Tierney and J. K. Linberg  are inspecting the route this week.  For Victoria Day, the Canadian  Pacific Railway aunonnce a rate of  fare and one third"' for the round  trip. Tickets will be on sale May  21 to 24 inclusive, final return  limit May 26,' 1910.  Wanted.���������One cook and one  packer for survey party. Employment for five months on- West  Fork of Kettle river. Wages to be  arranged. Apply to L. Reinccke,  Imperial Hotel. Greenwood, during  third week of M-iy.  Messrs E,;ist, Noyes and Picklc-  man feft on Saturday for a two  month's prospecting trip in Cariboo.  They will drive all the, way from  Greenwood to the 100 Mile House.  At that point they will procure  some pack animals and plunge into  tho wilds in search of mica and  other minerals.  Jim Sword has gone north to  expert some claims in the Portland  Canal district. He think'* that  this province is on the eve of a  great mining boom,-and states that  Nevada is suffering from the after  effects of wild-catting work, the  same as B. C. did when the suckers  in the east discovered that the  formation was uot all solid gold.  The Hedley Gtiz������tte says thai  police magistrate Hallett looks as  brisk and healthy as he did ten  years ago. The climate of Greenwood no doubt is.partly responsible  for the continuance of the judge's  youthful appearance. It has been  said that Greenwood ha9 the finest  climate in B. C, and few places in  the world can boast of a finer  quality of ozone. It is a pleasure  to just live here for the purpose of  inhaling.the atmosphere.  Tho restaurant in  hotel never closes,;  the  Windsor  from China, Siberia and California.  ���������. The directors of the Granby Co.  will meet In New York next month.  .Justice W. A. G'iillihei-is"'bTiild-  iiig a 820,000 residence in Victorix  A tourist hotel is b/ing built  ab the sulphur springs-ri'.-ar Blair-  more.  There are 53.039 fruib trees  planted iu the vicinity- of S-ilmon  Arm.  For lack of biisines"*, the only  restaurant in Kaslo has closed its  doors. -  V. Sherbino has bought a b'ltehor  shop, ia Ashcrofb, from C. N.  Gibson.  Joseph Lewis, one of the pioneers  of Lulysmith, died'in that city  last week.  Oil shale has bea'i found at  Thompson's siding, nob far from  Kamloops.  Colonel W. N. Brayto-i. of Lu  Angeles, h.is a 400 acre fruib farm  at Cfes'toih       ' " "w- ���������   Premier McBr/dfl will mike a  tour of Cariboo, this month, in an  automobile.  This spring, in Okanagan county,  Wash., 2.30,000' fruib trees have  been planted.  Registered Guernsey cattle are  being shipped from Chilliwack to  Linden, Wash.  The B. C. government will expend S300,000 this year, upon provincial surveys.  In bhe Slocan, twenty men are  working ab the West mount, on  Ten Mile creek.  An undressed fox skin from B.  C. recently sold in L-indon, England for ������2,300.  The C P. It. propose to build a  tunnel five miles long, under Sir  Donald mountain.'  Cory Menheiiick 'lost his hob-d  license in Cainb irne, for nob obeying the license law.  A great many people iu Siuthori'.  California will spend tho summer  in British Columbia.'  Ore from the new strike on thp  Mollie Gibson mine, at Paulsen,  assays $24 to the ton.  Ib iu .reported that this year the  C. P. W. will build a railway from  Arrowhead bo Lardo.  In Moyie, tin's month, the payroll of the St. Eugeuo mine  amounted to ������30,000.  Tho provincial government will  erect a 8100,000 court house at  Revelbtoko next-year.  For attempting 'to murder Mrs.  j. D. Sibbald, of Revel-toko, a Jap  was H-.'iit ten years to jail.  One hundred of the leading  business men of Winnipeg will  soon make a tour of B. C.  Hereafter, hotels in Vancouver  that employ Chinamen in the  kitchen, will not receive a license.  Two thousand men aro to be  brought from eastern Canada to  work iu the lumber camps of B. C.  livering G.000,000  f->ob of lo  bhe Crow's   N-jst  Co., at Warduer.  A trunk wagon  built through the  of B. C. Ib will be  and c~*3t 5230,000. ���������  ' The coal minor.? at Corbin hive  signed a twelve month's agreement.  Thero is no chinge iu the strike  situation at Frank.  0>ving to the lack- of a m irkat,  the bast wheat i.-s less than 50 ceuta  a bushel at Fi>rb Vermillion, in the  upper valley of the Peace river.  Horace F. Evan*, tho geologist  and miniug expert, was adj idgel  itistne last week, and sent bo the  asylum at Medical Like, Wash.  S. S. Fowler is in Frunce, on-  sulbing bhe directors of the Bluebell mine, on Koobeniy lake, as to  future development of tint property.  Iu tho Okatngiu, this mv.ibh,  9G3 names were removed from the  voter's-list,-*aud 1-27 names acl.led..  The total now on^-the-liat is 31SS  names.  - The ladies ab Chesaw have organized a Pine Ciac club. Its m*rn-  bers will devote their attention to  miking money out of btlU and  suppers.  Bob Moore is now running  Winter's hotel, in Vancouver.  He is the only m-in who brought  potatoes from Ireland to B. C. by  express.  Rev. Dr. Spenser is lecturing in  differeut parts of B. C. in favir of  local optiou. An attempt will  soon be made to m.ike B. C. alco-  holically dry.  S. L. Brown, of Seattle, has  opened a real estate oili io in Q, ies-  nel, and is bringiug 100 firmtirs  from the States to settle on lands  iu the Ciriboo district.  The C.P.R. Ins distributed, this  year, S0.000 pickaxes of 11 iwer  seeds to it* employe"?, for tho surface beautifying of its numerous  depots across the continent.  There are eight automobiles now  operating on -the Cariboo. They  carry passengers from Ashcroft to  Sul-i Creek in ten hours. The  time by horse stages is three days.  The Grauby smelter, in Grand  Forks, i.s now operating eight fur-  n-ves aud using 4,000 tons of ore  daily. At this r.ifo, the yearly  output of copper will be 30,000,000  pounds.  Fr.jnk M-msli'dd, win has bo^n  driving a freight tfiini on the  Princeton r nil for tho prist t-n  year.s, has fallen heir to a lar?e  fortune, by tlio deathof his father  in rreland.  The Coiitict-group of claims on  the west coast of Moresby has beei)  b mded for 8100,000 to Hugh  Cannon, of Grand Forks. Buffo  capital is interested, and work will  be commenced in a short tine.  School Rsport.  Following is  the school  report  for April':  nivrsiojr r���������r   h. WATSON.-  Pupils Hctiially'aUeurliuir ~..'. ..24  Average daily attendaut'd '/...2i 43  PercHiitajo of regularity.' :.97.62  ' .Pupils pre-ent every session:���������  George Cra'g, M-tud Eiles, Wor-*"  bhington Fair, Charles Mc Arthur,  Marjorie McArthur, Gertrude Mo-'  In tyre, Hazel- Redpath, Frances  Rowe, Gordon Smith, Ina Sutton,  Lottie Sutton, Ward Sborer.-  division rr���������j r. mac'kbxzib.  Pupils actually attending* 30  Average, daily attend-nice. 28.85  Pei-c-entagvj of regal irity 91 ,  Pupils present every session:������������������  Leo Barnet, Beatrice Calhoun,  Judith Johnson, Miyme.-Lewis,  Anna Mackenzie, D.iniel McKee,  Josephine McKee, C>dia Mcintosh,  Ted Proctor, Grace Redpath,, Vera  Redpath, Robert Smith, - Ruby  Smith, Dick Taylor.  DIVISION  III���������}', .ir1.  CUNN'rNGHAM.  Pup'.ls actually attending1 3H  Avorago daily attend nice 20.5  Pen-encage of regularity 80  Pupils present every session:���������  Dorothy Bunbury, Jean Colon,  Jack Eales, Francis Jordan, Sadie  Jordan, Harold McKenzie, Arthur  Ree.3, Catherine Rees, Bernice  Roosa.  Married.  Tur ng  marriage  to Mr. W  Fiulay:   Mr.  Miss He ena  tho   past    two    weeks  icenses1 have been issued  J. Jury and Miss Agnes  John  Linsbrom and  S-ikrison; Mr. A. J.  G. Skene. and Miss Georgiana  G.-aham; and to Mr. L. C. Terbune  ajd Miss Ilabtie Skelbon.  A Smart Irishmin.  *  When the Irish go away from home  they often become rich of famous in art  or literature, Look at the career of Tom  Walsh who died the other day worth  millions made out of mining.  Mr. Walsh was born in an Irish peasant's hut; he died in a mansion. He was  once a carpenter in Worcester, earning  53.50 a day; he died leaving i>roo,ooo,ooo  or more. As a brvy and a young man he  was always, affable and of high spirits;  his wealth merely served to make him  more democratic. He had practically no  education, but he died witn the reputation of possessing a master mind.in the  business which had engaged his attention  for so many years.  Mr. Walsh was born in 1851 iu Tipper-  ary, Ireland. He stayed at home until  he was eighteen. _His father was^a small  landowner, but'hefhad a fa.*itly-~pr'sons>>J-  Young Walsh decided "to learn the'wheel--  wrighL's trade, earn money and emigrate  to America. Hut apprentices were paid  nothing and his plan failed. He started  for the United States on money given  him by his father and landed in Boston  with Sao. 'Thank Got, I am in a free  country," said the lad as he walked down  the gang-plank ..       '        " "'  Tlie late Mr. Walsh was not our Tom,  so well and favourably known in the  Boundary. Onr Tom is very much alive  and in a fair way to make millions at his  hotel in Bridesville.  Sheep Creek.  Parbies from Greenwood have  made a rich strike gold quartz, not  far from Erie.  The big cedar swamp atSalmo is  on fire. The system of culling the  timber and the accumulation of  slashing-! during several years have  been a sou rep. of constant danger to  the town. The fire started last  Thursday, and Jimmy Vin Hook  tackled it single-handed, but wa-J  forced to call for as-dstance. and  the government sent 20 fire-eaters'  from Nelson who soon had the fire  under control, but the big hollow  cedars are liable to burn until the  snow falls.  The Royal Seal cigar has been before  the smoking public for a dozen years.  U is made 111 Nelson ami can b^ bought  in nearly every mountain town.  The Spokane-Fair.  The 1910 Premium List for tho  Spokane Interst. t ��������� Fair has just  been issued. Tho list of prize-*  offered is more liberal than ever  beforo. and an improvement which  we believe will be appreciated by  all exhibitors is the fict that separate p'rizes are now given for  Irrigated and Non-Iu-ig-ited fruib.  Another indiieeiiiRiib to exhibitors  is the. Dry Farming Exposition to  be held on the Fair Grounds during  Fair Week in connection with the  [nteriiation Dry Farming Congress.  A separate list of prizes is offered  for the exhibits shown in the Dry  Farming Exposition and exhibitors  may compete for both their/prizes  and tho regular Fair prizes by  bringing doubio samples,'''Copies  of the complete Premium List will  be mailed free op request to, R. II.  Co.-*grove,'Secty, 217 Iluttou Blk.,  Spokane, Wtish.  I VfM'mi'imnn*''^^ ���������'���������^������������������to'I'^^  A   FJLL   LINE   OF:.  Jap-aJac, Varnishes,  Shellac, Kalsomine  Brushes, 'etc* etc.  Lawn Mowers,Hose and Garden Tools.!  PRICES   RiGHT.  TiieHUNTER-KENI)RIGKC6.,U(l.  vEXCLUSIVBJiARDWARE. v  "S3S THE   LEDGE,   GREENWOOD,   BRITISH  COLUMBIA.  \  TEA IN THE OLD DAYS  POPULAR   BEVERAGE   WAS   ONCE  THOUGHT EFFEMINATE.  Samuel Popys Mentions It as a New  Drink In 1660, and at This Time  It-Cost $15 a Pound Which Made  It a Luxury Only For the Rich���������  William III. Was the First Royal  Drinker of the Cheering Cup.  It is two hundred and fifty years  ago since the astute "fir. Pepys noted  down in his diary, on September 23rd.  1660: "1 did send for a cup of tee, a  China drink of which I hud never  drank "before." He did not record  whether he liked it or not, but 3even  years afterwards���������July 28th, 1G67, he  noted down among his daily doings,  "Home, and there find my wife making of tea, a drink which Mr. Pelling,  the Potticary, tells her is good for  her cold."  At this time, tea was nn expensive  luxury, only for the rich. Indeed, at  one time it wns said to cost $15 a  pound. Coffee was cheaper, nnd more  universally used. In Tlie Kingdom's  Intelligencer, u weekly paper published in 1002, we nre told that, "At  the coffee house in l-'xchiuige Alloy  is sold by retail the right coffee ixiw-  dor, from 4s. to 0s. 8d. per pound, as  in goodness, also tlmt termed the  East India berry at 18d. per pound,  and that termed the right Turkic  berry, well garbled, at 3s. per pound,  the uiigarhk-d for lesse, with instructions gratis how to iniike arid use the  same." Chocolate was also to be had,  the ordinary pound boxes lit 2s. Cd.  per pound, the perfumed from 4s. to  10s. per pound. In a humorous poem  called "The Character of a Coffee  House," the various beverages are  thus  described:  "Tl*.. Gallant he for Tea doth call,  The    surer for nought at till,  The   Virtuoso, he cries, 'Hand me  Sorne coffee inixt with Sugar Candy!'  The Player bawls for Chocolate;  All which the Bumpkin wondering .at,  Cries,   'Ho,   my   Masters,   what   d'ye  speak, t  D'ye call for drink in Heathen Greek?  Give me some good old Ale or Beer,  Or elsa I will not drink, I swear.' "  Tea wns, it seems, then considered  rather an effeminate drink, though  'Waller, the poet, wrote some verses  in  praise of it,  in  which  he  says:  "The Muse's   friend, Tea,   does   our  fancy  air;  Repress those valors which the head  invi.de.  And   keep   that   pnh.ee   of  the   sou!  serene."  A Jesuit who crime from China toh!  "Waller how the Chinese made thi.ii  tco., according to the following re  ceipt:  "'To near a pint of tlie infusion,  take two yolks of new-laid eggs and  , h at them very well with as mud1  fine sugar as is suil'eient for thi  quantity of liquor. When they an  v.-ry well incorporated, pour yon*  t -a upon the eggs and supar and stii  th-.'in well together. So drink it hot  This is when you co:iie home fro.i  attending business abroad and arc-  very hun-'i-y, and yet have not tinii  to e.it a competent ine-.il.  "This presently disc-ussoth an'1  sntisfi'-th sill rawness and iiuligostioi.  of the stomcch, llyeth suddenly ovei  the whole body and into the veins,  and strengtheru'th exceedingly, and  preserves one a good while from tin  necessity  of eating."  As a special rocomn-endation, wr  are informed, "Mr. Waller findeth all  those effects of it. thus, with egirs."  William III. was the first royal te.-  drinker; he was said to have beet;  very fond of tea, and his sister-in  law, Queen Anne we know, indulged  in tea-drinking, for we have Pope's  lines, in which he exclaims:  "Great    Anna,  obey,  Doth  sometimes   counsel  sometimes tea."  to us popularity among trio Classes.  Before her time, tea was generally  used as an after-dinner drink; now  four o'clock tea has become a necessity.    Who can do without it?  ' All of Them.  I Is there a word in the English language that contains all the vowels?  lUnqueslionnbly!  Sporting Notes.  The New York Yueht club has 2,309  members.  San Fi-iuic-Lsco Is to have a half mile  motordrome.  Thu Hag to ting uutomubllc contest  from Denver lo the City of Mexico  will start from Denver May 1.  Heri'i-rnoii. the South African, and  Gardiner uf Loudon, the two latest  long distance runners to turn professional, will meet In a match race in  Loudon about liastci1 time.  Notre Dame college, for the first  time in its history of athletics, has two  foreigners milking a strong bid for  positions on the varsity baseball nine,  i-'aloiulr. a Mexican, and Cambou, a  Cuban, are almost llnislied products of  the great American game.  The International chess congress will  open ill Hamburg on July Hi. Dr.  Laski-iv Dr. Tarraseli. Carl ttcblecliter,  A. Uiibeiisti'lii. (luza .Man-ozy. Dr. Ja-  iiowhUI and K run It J. .Marshall will be  Invited to piny lu the grand musters'  tourney, and eighicen lesser experts  will piny In a minor event.  Cupid  on  the Job  "Ah, my clear," advised lliu' old  country woman, "don't' you marry  rashly! You keep your weniln-r eye  open,  like I (lid when  I  was a girl."  "But. I love him," said' the simple  village iiinid.  "l-ooli!" sniffed the adviser. "Now,  you take example of me. You see this  cottage of mine? Well, I got it fixed  up for practically  nothing.''  "Oh," said the village maid, without enthusiasm. She was thinking of  James. "And how did you manage  it?"  "Why, dearie," responded tha-good  woman. ,"] was engaged to the carpenter till all the woodwork was finished, and then I broke it off ami  married tho plumber!"  Merely a Hint  An aspiring mother of West Philadelphia one evening recently tool;  her daughter aside fur u confidential  talk.  "Margaret," she said, "Mr. Blank  has hen ctdling here very frequently  of hit'.1. Wh.it are his intentions,  do you know?"  "No, mother, I do not," replied the  daughter.  "Well, 1 do not thi.k it quite conventional to have' him call so frequently. I'm you mean to sny he hits  never proposed  to you?"  "Well, nol exactly," replied Ihe  girl," but In- did propos;- thill Johnny  he absent, the next time he called."  ���������Philadelphia Times.  Things Theatrical.  Cnrlottn Nilssou is to star in "The  Conflict."  Douglas   Fnirbttriles  Is  to star  play by Owen Davis.  Iladdoii Chambers Is to write a mu  sical comedy, called "The Test C!lrl."  which Charles Dillingham is to pro  duee.  It Is snld "The Virginian" may be  revived, with the three l-'aruuui brothers���������William, Dust lu and Marshall���������in  tin.' east.  There are 112 people, comedians and  singers. In the east of "The Silver  Star." the grear production iu which  Adeline (,'enee i.s dancing tills season.  Henry B. Harris produced Sydney  Kosenfeld's play, '"Childreu of Destiny," in Syracuse, N. V., recently.  Orrin Johnson is playing the leading  role.  Binks���������"1 s-e thnt CiahrH d'Annnii-  zio says that iiavi-ratiiig the air is the  diviiii-sl. arid most iiic.Niu-cssili'y plcis  ing sr-ns.-ttion  conocivabl-."  Jinks���������"I used to talk the s"in" wav  about yacht in'.' before I wns seasick,"  ���������CI ���������veliiiid   I'lai.i   Dealer.  Scrofula disfigures and  causes life-long misery.  Children become  strong and lively when  given small doses of  's Emulsion  every day. The starved  body is fed; the swollen  glands healed, and the  tainted blood vitalized.  Good food, fresh air and  Scott's Emulsion conquer scrofula and many  other blood diseases.  FOR SAI.B BY M.J. DRUGGISTS  Send 10c., name of paper and this ad. (or  our beautiful Sxiviafji Bank and Cliilil'tj  Sketch-Hook, linen bank contains a  Good i,uct Penny.  SCOTT & BOWNE  i Wellington St., We������t. Toronto, Ont.  ESBBrEI  [ Stuck  to  His  Story  Mrs. Allen���������Certainly cold last week,  wasn'Ht, Willie?  Willie���������Aw, gee, chit wasn't nutting.  [ remember one time it was so cold  that when I threw a bucket of hot water outer the winder, it froze stiff an'  stuck in the air.  Mrs. Allen���������No. Willie, don't you  know that the law of gravity  wouldn't allow that?  Willie���������Ah! the law of gravity was  froze, too.   iC���������  ��������� "A Grand Medicine" is the encomium often passed on Hickle's Anti-  Consumptive Syrup, and when the results from its use are 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.  'Doctor, yon operatec  )n  ��������� j ent in N'o. 'IS), didn't vou?  a      "Yes."  "Make a successful job of it?"  , "No, I didn't. The op'-ration wns  disgustingly simple, nnd the man  wasn't in the slightest t!iiii<;i*r ,-it any  lime. The elaborate preparations 1  had made for handli-ig a critical case  were wholly wasted."  1        Table of Contents Still There  j    "Doctor,"  said  the    palient,    upon  _ | whom  the  hospital surgeon  had  just  '   . ,. , operated    for    npp-ndieitis,    "you're  on mat pan--the Silme surgeon that amputated the  first linger of my right hand when I  had it crushed iu a railroad accident  a few months ago, ain't you?" "Yes,"  answered the surgeon. "Well, you got  my indu-x tnen, and now you've got  my appendix. I hope you are satis-  lied."  got  whom   three   realm.*  take,   and  Tea was pronounced "tny," as i:  now done by the lower elaVscs i;  Ireland. If such had not been tin  c se, a careful rhvmester, which Pope  certainly was, would not have mad.  "tea" rhyme to "ob.-y."  Cowper was evidently a tea-drinker  It is -to him we owe the ever-popular  l.ne,  "the  cups   that  cheer,   but   nol  .inebriate, waits on each."  Of all the celebrated ten-drinker.-,  past and present. Dr. Johnson stand?  foremost. After her return from that  runaway wedding trip to Scotland.  Mrs. John Scott���������the future Lady  Eldon���������poured out tea for Dr. Johnson at Oxford, and the number of  cups he drank amounted, so she said,  to sixteen ! ��������� ���������   ������������������  Johnson remembered drinking ten  with Garrick and Peg Wofiiiilgton,  when Garrick remonstrated with the  fascinating Peg for making the tea  too strong. "Sir," said Johnson, "it  was as red as blood."  Peg Woffington, being an Irishwoman, must have put in the tea  with an unusually lavish hand. One  will see Irish charwomen at the present day not satisfied with their tea  unless it is, as they say, "so strong  that the spoon will stand up in it."  As tea grew in popular favor, large  quantities of it were smuggled into  the United Kingdom. We find remarkable figures given in the year  1780.  The Abbe Kaynal estimated that  the tea annually consumed in Great  Britain amounted to over five million  pounds, and of this he said one half  must have been smuggled.  Tea was then about seven shillings  and sixpence,-a. pound, so smugglers  found it to their advantage to convey huge packages into cuves and  conceal them there until an opportunity offered to sell the tea at n large  profit. If Queen Anne began the  popularity of tea, it was Queen Victoria who instituted the habit of afternoon tea, and thus immensely added  Progress and Labor.  Automatic machines which clean  3.UO0 Bsli au hour are iu use in the  salmon cauuerles of .the l'acitic coast.  The so called sarin finish on the surface of alunduliiiii Is produced by rubbing I be metal with a steel brush.  Or1 rbe SS.-iOD.OOO.OOO that I be farms  of Ihe (.'lilted States have yielded iu  I'Ml) the south's share Is ^.-lOO.OOO.OOO.  Coal mines of the United States gave  employuient to UU0.43S men last year,  nearly 10.UO0 more than the year before.  A dressmaking establishment in Boston almost entirely operated by electricity has an electric cutter, capable  of cutting out -50 thicknesses of cloth  at once.  Sevmnur���������T  thought  McBlushcr  a job wilh a brass band.  Ashley���������He did; hut Ihe job lasted  only  one d.-iv.  Seymour���������What was the trouble?  Ashley���������Mel'lu-ilirr was so modest  that he had to have nn assistant and  the bandmaster Mused to pay for the  services of the_Jwo.  S-'j.'niour���������You sneak in riddles; T  don't see whn* Mi-Blusher's modesty  had to do with his hiring an assistant.  Ashley���������You (���������nr-'l? Tt hud everything to do with it; McRlushcr was  too  modest to  blow his own  horn.���������  Not  an   Umpire  A   cl'-r'-vin.-ir)   xiarlli-d     his    f'rowsy  Tiinji-.-itri-fion (he iilhi-r dav as follows:  "Well, how true it is," sighs ��������� the  visitor, "that" one-half the world does  not know how Ihe other.half lives."  "That may he true of tho world in  general," replied the native.' ''But it  doesn't apply to this town."  Marion Bridge, C.B., May 30, '02.  I have "handled MWARD'S I.TNT-  MENT for the past year. It is always  the first Liniment asked for here, and  unquestionably the best seller of all  the different kinds of Liniment I  handle.  NEIL FERGUSON.  SPRING REMINDERS  OF JHEUMATISM  Raw, Damp Weather Starts  the Pain, But the Trouble  Lies in the Blood.  Changeable, spring . weather, often  raw. cold and damp, is pretty sure to  bring a time of misery to people who  suffer from rheumatism. But it must  be borne in mind that it is not the  weather that causes rheumatism, the  trouble is rooted in the blood���������the  damp changeable weather merely  starts the aches and often almost un-  "My dearly In-loved friends, nennitj bearable pains going. The trouble  me to remind you that I came here to! must  be  reached through  the  blood,  preaHi. nol to  snorincr match.  :-.s an umpire in a  Electric Sparks.  A complete plant for curing meat by  electrical processes has been erected  at Cleveland. O.  Japan controls practically all the  wireless telegraphy In the empire  through its department of conimuni-  catious.  Tbe wireless apparatus on the Cu-  uard liner Caronta Is the most powerful of any In steamship service, having a radius of 1,20(1 miles.  A t'ew windmill apparatus for gen-  crating electrl; ity for farm use has  been perfected lu England. A storage  battery supplies the current when the  wind is uot blowing.  "Did yon name tlipb.-.hy after his  father?" "Xo; we nnnii-d him after a  prolonged scrap, iu which the whole  family eniriiired."  ITe���������Am I good eiioueh for vou, darling?  She���������No, George; hut you are too  good for any other girl.  is the word to remember  ���������when you need a remedy  51  Little Minna was snying her prayers. When she had finished her usual  petitions her mother said:  "You have forgotten, dear, 'Make  Minna a good girl,' you know."  "Oh, mother," she answered, reproachfully, "don't let's bother God  about that, that' your lookout"���������  Harper's Magazine.  ������rxTT. or Omo Cm op Toledo, ?  Lucas Cou.s-rv. f ���������*���������  Frank J. Cheney makes osth that ne Is senloi  partner of the Dnn of F. J. Chenev 4.Co., doing-  business In the City ot Toledo. County and Slato  I'oroaalrl, and thai nnlrl firm will pay tlie sum ol  ONE HUNDRED DOLLARS for car-h and every  case of Cat.iriih that cannot be cured by the use 01  Hall's Catahhh Cuke.  FilAMK J. CHEN'l'Y.  Sworn lo before me and subscribed In my presence  Ibis 6th day of December, A. D., 1686.  I ���������"��������� I A. W. GLEASOX,  I i^i I Notauy ruDi-ic  Hall's Catarrh Curs Is taken  Internally and nr-  directly upon tlie blood and mucous surfaces of t  system.  Send for testimonials, free.  * F. J. CIIEN'EY & CO.. Tolcdr.-  Bold by nil Drupclsts. 7te.  Tike lUll't Family Pills (or constipation.  German Gleanings.  Marriage Is now ou the decrease In  (Jermany.  In some parts of .Berlin there are  beer saloons which are patronized exclusively by women.  Fish Is uow one of the chief means  of subsistence of the German people  because of Its comparative cheapness.  Germany forbids the use of boric  acid in curing meats and requires that  all meat pickled in salt or brine mus;  contain at least C per cent sail In Iti  innermost part.  Then-cits Remedy  -FOK-  Epilepsy and Fits  IMPORTANT   NOTICE   ,_ ^  A BRANCH OFl'lCK has been established  at 107 Si. James' Cuumbe-s, Toronto.-  REDUCTION   IN   PRICE  This important clunge perii.us of prices  bc-ini; reduced to those prevailing In K-jrope,  namely:���������Full package, tl2 00; half do., rjti.50-  quarter do. $3.76; postage or express charges  extra.   - t, ���������  TM������ ONLT CANADIAN AND U.������. ADDRESS  TP-sNCH'S REMEDIES, LIMITED  .  10T   ST.  'AMCC* CHAMrsirte, TOROMIO  Pamphlet mulled free on application.  Beware of xrmrioun imitations. All pack*  ages of Trench1 s. Remedy must bear our trade,  ej&rb seal in unbroken condition on oacr end.  Aptly Termed.  A farmer in a flood district, watch  Inj,' his mortgaged house and bam fall  over and float down the river, remarked, "That represents my floating indebtedness." "���������'.'.  Bed Feather Markets.  The plains of Hungary are well  ndapted for the raising of geese, ami  travelers in that country are often ei.-  tertaliied by seeing from passing trains  great flocl'.s of geese feeding In rt>  tields and wtitched by goose herds. So  tunny feathers are yielded by these  geese that four "bed feather markets"  are held annually ut Budapest, aud  lit each market from UOO.OIX) to 700.000  pounds of bed feathers are placed ou  Piilo.  Never without a Bottle  36 Jtui.'js SL, South  l.atnllu*,,, Out  Jul/ lvth, l'JOD  "Weaio n������ver without  ������tx.itld of yuiir 8i*vin  Cur* In our sUUc, an  we bcllevoii tlt-jU/bt ou  thd market iin*l hnve  curwd twivuril Spuvim  with It."  J. Ir-Tlri Van P>i*t.  Keudu!) iSjruilii C.ire  li the curt������!tt,quick euro  fur flpuvlii. Kin,;bo:n).  B[rllnt. Curb, Swolk-n  Jointi, Cuti, '-jpr-tl.ia and otlii-r Uuneiu'sa. Kaep It buu-Jy  foreiDKrit'tfiiclvd.  Tho K-ut home lii.fcti'--tit.  01. a bnttl���������������-tl fur tU��������� ut nil dosUuii.   Aik 'nr "A  TroatlMi Ou The Hors������'*or������'rUo ub. **  iDr. B. J, KENDALL CO., EnojburQ FiHs, Vt,  ra$$  Wild Ostrich  Feathers.  The feathers of the wild ostrich are  superior to those from farm birds.  This is the  Time to  Organize  Instruments, Drums, Band Music, Etc.  EVERY TOWN CAN HAVE A BAND  bowo.-it prices over <|Uotcd.    Kino catnloguo,  over SO') llhistrutlun , mailed fri-o.   Wilieua  drr iHiyUrlm,- in Mui c or Mrsknl Inslrumen s.  WHALEY,   ROYCE Ci CO., Limited  Toronto, Out., and Wlniil, t-ii, Mini.  Marriage is a lottery in which the  minister tithes no chancei*.���������Lippiii-  cott's.  ind the poisonous rheumatic acids dri  ven out. This is a medical truth  every rheumatic sufferer should realize. Liniments, outward applications  and so-called electric appliances,  never did, and never can, cure rheumatism. The sufferer is only wasting  valuable time and money with this  sort, of treatment, and 'all the time  the trouble is becoming more firmly  rooted���������and harder to cure. There  is just one sure wav to cure rheumatism���������Dr. Williams''Pink fills. They  act directly on the impure, weak, acid  tainind blood. They purify and.  strengthen it, and so Toot out the  cause of rheumatism. Mr. John Fin-  riamore, IWarysville, N. R., says:���������"I  was laid up with rheumatic fever for  a year, and for eight months of that  time I could not, go about. My blood  had seemed to turn to water, and tlie  pain I endured was at times almost  unendurable. Notwithstanding I was  under the doctor's can; I was not regaining my strength and I decided to  give Dr.-.Williams' Pink Pills a trial.  I took altogether nine boxes and they  simply worked wonders in bringing  back my lost strength. I still take  the Pills occasionally as T am working  in a saw. mill where the work is pretty heavy."  Not only rheumatic sufferers, but  all who have any trouble due to weak,  watery blood, will find a cure through  Dr. Williams' fink Pills. Tt is he-  cause of their direct action on the  blood that these Pills cure such troubles as anaemia, indigestion, general  weakness, neuralgia, and the aches,  pains and secret troubles women folk  alone know. G-'ve Dr. Williams'' Pink  fills a fair trial, and they will not  disappoint you. Sold by all .licdicine  'dealers or by mail "at 50 cents "a box  or six boxes for $2.50 from The Dr.  Williams' Medicine Co., Brockvilie.  Out.  A well-known actor was showing a  clerical friend life behind the curtain  between the acts, when the latter  stumbled and fell. The other assisted  him to rise, apologizing for the semi-  darkness which had occasioned the  accident.  "Don't trouble, my dear Charlie,"  said his friend, laughing good-naturedly. This is not the first time the  church has been down on the stage!"  SKIN   BEAUTY  PROMOTED  In the treatment of affections of the  skin and scalp' which torture, disfigure, itch, burn, scale and destroy the  hair, as well as for preserving, purifying and beautifying thc complexion,  hands and hair, Cuticura Soap and  Cuticura Ointment are well-nigh infallible. Millions of women throughout the world rely on these pure, sweet  and gentle emollients for all purposes  of the toilet, bath and nursery, and for  the sanative, antiseptic cleaning of ul  corated, inflamed mucous surfaces.  Poller Drug & Client. Corn., Boston,  U.S.A., sole proprietors of the Cuticura  Remedies, will mail free, on request,  their latest 32-pngc Cuticura Book on  the skin and hair.  The Torrid North  "I hear you are leaving soon for the  North."  "Yes, my doctor advises me lo go  to a warmer climate for my health."  qoioklj titopsi coughs,  tfe������  throat and   limga.  colds, beula  ���������   85 cent*.  She (protcs'.ingly)��������� "That's just like  you men. A man never gets into  trouble, without dragging some woman  in  with him."  He���������"Oh, I don't know. How about  Jonah  in  the  whale?" ���������   ..  LOCAL TREATMENT FOR WOMEN'S DISORDERS^  The health wo enjoy depends very largely upon how  the blood circulates in our bodies; in oilier words. If  we have perfect circulation wo will have perfect health.  There is a constant wearing out of the tissues in  every part of tlio body. The blood flowing through the  veins carries off this waste or dead matter, while the  blood coming from the heart through the arteries  brings Die fresh new living' tissue, the essence of tho  food we have digested, to replace what has been carried oil. This constant wearing out and expelling of  the dead matter and the replacing ��������� of It with new  matter, atom by atom, goes on day and night, -until  in about 7 years a complete change has'been effected.  Thus every man and woman has.an entirely different  body in every particle of It from what' he or Bhe had  7 years before.  It sometimes happens, however, from a variety of ���������  causes, that the blood becomes congested In certain  portions of tho body. This means that the blood vessels in these parts become weakened, and the circulation in that section of the body becomes sluggish  and stagnant. -The consequence Is that the dead matter In that part of the body is only partially carried  away, and that but little of the new, vital matter Is  introduced there to build up and strengthen the tissues ���������  and nerves.  This condition invariably exist3 in all cases of female disorders. The dead matter retained in the circulation, which should have been expelled, causea Irritation and inflammation of tho delicate memberane, .  and oppresses thc nerve centres. .This condition is tho  cause of the grievous physical and mental suffering  which accompanies female troubles.  1 To obtain relief It Is evident that the flrstth!ng;to  be done Is to get rid of the dead matter which is bo-  .ing held in the circulation.   If this dead  matter   la ���������  allowed to remain there a species of blood poisoning will result and nature will  endeavor to get rid of It by forming ulcers, tumors, etc., f .  ���������The above explanation will also show why ORANGE LILY is'so successfulln  curing this condllion. It is a local treatment, and Is applied direct to the affected  organs. Its curative elements are absorbed Into the congested tissue, and from  the very slart the dead matter begins to be discharged. A feeling of Immense  relief, l.-oih mental ajid physical, accompanies It, and .the improvement is constant  nnd posl ive. This- feature of the expelling of tho dead matter Is always present  to a greater or less extent, and In somo cases it is so marked as to bo amazing.  Tho case described In the following,letter Is not exceptional:  Dr. Coonley���������I am thankful .to Mrs. F. E. Curruh, your Canadian representative, for my health restored by your wonderful remedy. I have suffered for 17  years, but not so bad until 3 years ago. Then I had a doclor, who told me I hart  a tumor, and could live no more than a year. If I went through.an operation I  would not livo through it. A year later I sent fpr him again, und ho .gave me up  to die My husband then sent for another doctor, who performed an operation,  and it'did mo much good, I doctored with him 3 or 4 months, but became so bad  again that I thought I could livo no longer, and I began to Jong, to die. .One day  my husband came home and throw a slip of paper to me with Mrs. Currah s address and told me a lady had advised him to write to her for a .treatment that  would cure mo ���������I said it was too late, that I would die anyway. I could not lift  a leaetin without hurting mo. Then the first doctor told mo I was worse than  ovei- Howevo? my husband sent for ORANGE LILY, and the third treatment ���������  i i-mVirhi nwav one tumor. Others followed, until 7 tumors had been expelled, 3  lurisTonesTand 4 small ones I know if It had not been for ORANGE LILY I  world lave died for- I could not live much longer. I would have thought It cheap  at"one himrlrel dollars for a months treatment, Instead of one dollar. It Is worth  its welcht In gold.���������MRS.   GEO.  LEWIS,  Hunlsv lie.  Out,    The above tetter Is published with Mrs. Lewis' permission. >11 letters received  are treated as being sacredly confidential, but occasionally some patient feels so  gratel'u? for'being cured that sho.is willing to make the matter known-for the ben-  ctit and encouragement of her suffering sisters. ,  scl  ent and encouragem  ORANGE LILY is a positive,  ontific remedy for all disorders of the  female functions. As explained above  these troubles are of local origin, and  roeulre local treatment. It Is just  as sensible to take medicine Internally  for female troubles as it would be to  take medicine Internally for a bruise,  a boll or an ulcerated tooth. In all  these cases some dead matter is being retained, and thc cure is effected  bv employing local methods for expelling the dead matter. ORANGE  LILY hrs antiseptic, soothing and  healing properties, and also tones up  and   invigorates   blood   vessels   and  nerves.    I am so anxious that every   ��������� ���������-��������� -���������- _.-.-,...._.-, TTI��������� _.,���������  suffering woman may satisfy herself, without cost to her, that OBANGiii LILY-v/tll  sure   hor,   that   I hereby  make the following  FREE TRIAL OFFER  I will send, without chnrge, to every reader of this notice who suitors In any  way from any of the troubles peculiar to women, if she will send me her address,  enough of the ORANGE LILY treatment to last her ten days. In many cases this  trial treatment is all that Is necessary to effect a complete cure, and In every  instance it will give very  noticeable relief.    If you are; a sufferer, you owe It _to  yoursi  KCt  kind  self to your'family and to your friends to take advantage of this otfer and  cured in the privacy of vour home, without doctors' bills or expense of an*  ,    Address  MRS,   FRANCES >E.  CURRAH,  Windsor,  Ont. (   . 1  A Remedy for Earache. ��������� To hnve  the earache is to endure torture. The  ear is a delicate organ and few care  to deal with it, considering it work  for a doctor. Ur. Thomas' Eclectric  Oil offers a simple remedy. A few  drops on a piece of lint or medicated  cotton and placed in the ear will work  wonders in relieving pain.  Out  of Sight  "Yes," said a travelling man last  night. "1 was once out of .sight of  land on the Atlantic ocean twenty-one  days."  There' was a small-sized crowd sitting around.   Another man spoke up.  "On the Pacific ocean one time I  didn't, see land for twenty-nine days,"  he said.  A little bald-headed man knocked  the ashes from his cigar.  "I started across the Kaw river at  Topeka in a skiff once," he said, "and  was out of sight of land before I  readied the other side."  "Aw, come off," said the man who  had  told  the first tale. "The  Kaw  isn't more than throe   hundred   feet  wide  at, Topeka."  ."1 didn't say it was," said the little  bald-headed man quietly. "The skiff  turned over and I sank: twice."  < ���������  o  <���������  <���������  .'������������������  <���������  <���������  f ���������  <>  <>  w  <>  <>  <>  <>  o  o  <���������  o  o  <���������  <>  rappers  To Prevent Danger of Impurities in Delivering from the Oven to the  Home, Insist on Your Baker Wrapping-his Bread in Our Wrappers.   .;  We are the Originators of Bread Wrappers Now Used by Leading" Bakers of Ottawa, Montreal, Toronto, and other Cities.  THE E. B. EDDY CO., Hull, CANADA  IS  <���������  "Aunty," said littli Constance,  "don't you want, sorne of my candy?"  "Tlmrk you, dear," was the reply.  "kSugnred almonds are favorites of  mine."  "The pink or the while ones?" i slc.'d  thn little tot.  "The  white ones,  pleas'-."  There was silence until the last piec:*  ha'" disappeared.  "They were all pink nt, first. Aunty,"  re-narked Constance.���������Success Magazine.  Minard's  Liniment Cures Burns,  Etc.  W. N. U,, No. 780  Not  His Business  A little miss riding on a Brooklvn  trolley car the other dny tendered the  conductor half-fare, "How old are you  little girl?" he nunriwl, giturerly bundling her fare, She pursed her lips for  a moment, then calmly opened her  niir.*e, dropped two more-pennies into  the conductor's extended palm, mum-  peel her purse and demurely replk'd:  "You have your fare, sir; my stutia-  I tics are my own I"1'  .  Formulae Have Been Well Tried Out  Though the NA-DRU-CO line of Medicinal and Toilet Preparations have been on sale  for a few months only, don't think for minute that in buying NA-DRU-CO goods you are  experimenting with new or untried preparations.  Their Origin  The twenty-one wholesale drug firms now united  In the '"National" had all of them lengthy careers,  eouie for fifty to one hundred years, prior to the union.  Each firm had acquired or developed a number of  valuable fonnuhe for medicinal ami toilet preparations,  all of which became thc property of the "National".  Since the union our expert chemists have carefully  gone over these fonnuhe and selected the best for the  NA-DRU-CO line. Every formula hai been carefully  itudied by these experts, improved if possible, and  then thoroughly tested again, in' actual use, before  we consider it good enough to bear the NA-DRU-CO  Trade Mark.  An Example  A good example of what we mean la NA-DRU-CO  Non-ozone for Brain Fag or nervous break-down.  The formula was pronounced the most scientific combination of nerve medicines, but this was enough for  us; we had it tried out "with a dozen different kind of  Brain workers ��������� School Teachers, Lawyers, Bookkeepers���������as well as Society leaders and home workers,  1 and everywhere the result was so good that we adopted  . it aa one of the best of the NA-DRU-CO line.  There am therefore no experiment* among  NA-DRU-CO preparations. We have invested altogether too much time, work and money in the  NA-DRU-CO line to take any chances of discrediting it  with preparations that might not prove satisfactory..  We make absolutely certain that car h preparation is  satisfactory before we endorse it with the NA-DRU-CO  Trade Mark. j  Ask your physician or your druggist about the  firm behind NA-DRU-CO preparations and about the  NA-DRU-CO line. They can tell you, for we. will  furnish them, on request, a full list of the ingredients  in any NA-DRU-CO article.  "Money Back"  If by any chance "you, should not be entirely  satisfied with any NA-DRU-CO article you try, return  the unused portion to the druggist from whom you  bought it and he will refund your money���������willingly,  too, because we return to him every cent- he gives  back to you.  If your druggist should not have the particular  NA-DRU-CO article you ask for in stock he can get  it for you within two days from our nearest wholesale  branch. '.���������'���������������������������  Some NA-DRU-CO Preparations You'll Find Most Satisfactory.  Camphor les  Creaselcss Toilet Crerun  Talcum Powdor  Tooth Putt)  Tooth Powdor  Baby's Tablets  Carbolic Salve  Caicara Laxatlren (Tablets)  Cod liver Oil Compound,  Tailelots (2 Sizes)  Dyspepsia Tablets  Headache Wafers  Herb TabloU  Norvozone  Pile Ointment  Rheumatism Cure  Sugar of Milk  Stainless Iodine Ointment  Toothache Gum  ���������White Liniment  ONW OUfl PRODUCTS* OCAl*l THIS  TRADE MANK  National Drug and Chemical  Company of Canada, Limited  Wholesale Branches ati  HALIFAX,     ST. JOHN,     MONTREAL,     OTTAWA,  KINGSTON, TORONTO,  HAMILTON,  LONDON,  WINNIPEG. REGINA,  CALGARY, NELSON,  VANCOUVER.     VICTORIA.  ALWAVa look ton THIS  ,   TIIAOf MARK  U  ���������  *B  i   1  j  1  .1  . I o  Wi  DON'T BE AFRAID  that Sunlight Soap will spoil  your clothes. There are no  Injurious chemicals In Sunlight Soap to bite holes In  even the most delicate fabric.  $5,000 are offered to anyone finding adulteration in  Sunlight Soap.  Alligators' Tongues  On one occasion,, when travelling  along the west coast of Africa,with an  olsj skipper who had known many  missionaries, but "did not 'see the  use of them," Bishop Taylor-Smith  was obliged to "-endure a string of  taunting questions, such as "What  was the good of spouting at Exeter  Hall" and "What did missionaries  know, anyway?"  At last the bishop could stand it  no longer. Turning to the skipper,  he said: "1 "know you are an export.  Can you tell me the length of an alligator's tongue?"  "Certainly," was the reply, "but  it depends on Uie length of the alligator." ~~  "Very well, then, say an alligator  .fifteen feet lon������. What would be the  length of its tongue?"  "Three feet," wns the answer.  Kill the bishop who had kept alligators and watched their ways, knew  better. "It is evident that you are  not .an aulbority on the west coast of  Africa," be said, "but it is also evident that some people see more in  ten minutes than others in twenty  years. Let me tell you that an alligator has no tongue."  Wasn't a Candidate  Whon Senator Vance was running  for congress, he called on an old negro,  who had in early life served the Vance  i'arri'ly. Asked after his health, the  negro replied, "Mighty po'ly in this  woiT, but it's all right over yander."  "Do you believe in the doctrine of  election ?" asked Vance with great  solemnity.' "It's the doctrine of the  Rible," answered the ok' man. "Uncle  Ephraim, do you think I've been 'elec-1  ted?" asked Vance again.' -"Massa  Zeb, I'd a lettle rather'you wouldn't  draw that question. I'm too near de  grube to'tell a-lie, but de fee' am, I  neber yet knowed nor hear tell of no  man boin' elected what wan't a candidate."  MB UP BY HIS PHYSICIAN  "-FRUIT-A-TIVES'', THE FAMOUS  FRUIT MEDICINE, SAVED HIS LIFE.   _,   ,  In a suburban bookshop the other  day a woman sought a copy of "The  Servant in the House," Charles Rann  Kennedy's morality play. "No, madam," declared the cleik; "we haven't  'The Servant in the House,' but we  have 'The Woman's Helper,' a most  "xce.lent cook b.iok." In line with  this was a recent reference in print to  "Lost Borders,", Mary Austin's story  of the far west, which the Harper's recently published, as Mary Austin's  "Lost Boarders."  Bad Kick From a Horse  Mr. I. S. Kelly, of Markerville, Alta.,  says:- "We have proved Zain-IVuk of  great value on the farm. I was kicked  by a horse and sustained a nasty  wound, which finally turned to an  open sore. This caused me considerable pain, but as soon as Zam-Buk  was applied, I got relief. In a short  time Zam-Buk completely healed the  wound.  "My, father sustained a bird bum on  his leg, which for a long time would  not heal. Zam-Buk healed it, and  brought on a covering of new, healthy  skin all over the wound in a few  days,"  Zam-Buk is nlso a sure cure for eczema, ulcers, bad leg, piles, abscesses,  cold cracks, cuts, scratches, burns,  children's rashes, and all skin diseases. Obtainable, druggists and  stores, everywhere, 50e box, or post  free from Zain-Buk Co., Toronto, for  price.    <���������  JAMCS DINGWALL, Eea.  Wil'iamstown, Out., July 27th, 1908.  VI suffc-ri-d ail my life from Chronic  Constipation and no doctor, or remedy,  I ever tiied helped me. "Fruit-a-tives1*,  promptly cuied rue. Also, lost spring  I h id a bad nttnek of BLADDER and  KIDNF.Y Ti'OrjBTvE and the doctor  gave trie up but "Fruit-a-lives" saved  my life. I am now over eighty year9  of age and I stroiitrly recommend  "Fruit-a-tives" for Constipation aud  Kidney Trouble".  (Signed) JAMES DTNOWAT.I,.  50c a box, 6 for 52.-0���������ortri.ilbox, 25c  ���������at    dealers   or    from    Fiuit-a-tives  LimitH. Ort.-iwa  PNEGLECT  YOUR KIDNEYS.  One More Unfortunate  '"Pshaw!"   exclaimed  Miss  Yerner,  impatiently, "I'm sure we'll miss the  opening number.      We've  waited  good many minutes for that mother of  mine."  "Hours, I should say," Mr. Sloman  retorted rather crossly.  "Ours? 0 George!" she'cried, and  laid her blushing cheek upon his'shirt  front.���������Catholic Standard.  A lawyer about to furnish a bill .for  costs was requested by his client, a  b.-.kur, to make it as light as' possible.  "Ah," said tbe lawyer, "you might  properly say that to the foreman of  your establishment; but that is not  the way I make bread."  DE.   MORSE'S   INDIAN     ROOT    PILLS  are not ������ new and untried remedy  ���������our grandfathers used them.  Half a century ago, before Confederation, they were on sale in nearly every drug or general store in  the Canada of that day, and were .  the recognized cure in thousands  of homes for Constipation, indigestion, Biliousness, Rheumatism  and Kidney and Liver Troubles.  To-day they are -just as effective,  just lis reliable as ever, and nothing better has yet been devised  CURS     COMMON    ILLS  HANG YOUR OWN SKIRTS!  A farmer was asked to assist at the  funeral of his neighbor's third wife,  and, as be had attended the funeral of  tbe two others, his wife was surprised  when he declined the invitation. On  being pressed to give his reason lie  said with some hesitation: "You see,  Mirandy, it makes a chap feel a bit  awkward to be always accepting other  folks' civilities when he never has any  of the same sort of his own to ask  them back to,"  Recognized as the leading specific  for the destruction of worms. Mother  Graves' Worm Exterminator lias proven a boon to suffering children everywhere.   It seldom fails.  TO CURE A COLD IN ONE DAY  Take LAXATIVE BROMO Quinine  Tablets. Druggists refund money if it  fails to cure. E. W. GROVE'S signature is on each box.   25c.  Sting of  Ingratitude  A young physician in the east side,  New York city, spent much liine' in  charitable practice. In fuel., he sometimes gives to a poor puliunt enough  money to pay for prescriptions. "I'm  not getting rich," he explains, "but 1  simply can't sec them 'suffer for medicine that may put them on thtrrr-'f+'et  again."  Not many days ago the doctor had  occasion toi visit a woman who occupied one small tenement room with  her three children. After making out  a prescription he gave her $2 telling  her to buy tho medicine and to use  the change for needed food. On the I *  following day, as he was about to en-| *  ter the tenement for a second call, he 1 *  Balance on Wrong Side  Adruii3 (putting Smith into a doorway just as another man turns the  slrect corner)���������Keep out of sight till  that fellow passes; he borrowed ijiO  from rue six months ago.  Smith���������Borrowed    $5.     Then    why  don't you want hiin to see you?  Arlams���������Because foTir months ago I  borrowed $10 from him!.  *       A   WORD   TO  *  *  '*  *  *  *  *  *  met the JO year old daughter of the  patient.  "How is your mother?" he inquired  of Ihe child.  "Oh, she's well,1" was the answer.  "She took that ,f2 and got a real doctor."  A new invention. The Hang-Alone  Skirt Marker, wrll secure for you an  absolutely accurate and even bottom  line for dresses, without any assistance. Invaluable to women who inak"  their own clothes and to professional  dressmakers as well. ' Simple in construction. Any person can use it.  . Costs One Dollar���������Lasts a Lifetime /  Send for'  free    descriptive   circular  Address:  P. O. BOX 1497,   WINNIPEG,   MAN  "It is always dangerous to jump at  conclusions," said the careful man  "You're liable to make yourself ridiculous, to say the least." "That is so,"  replied his companion. "I jumped at  the conclusion of a ferry boat onco  and missed it."    -  Minard's  Liniment    Cures    Dandruff,  SPECIAL NOTICE  TO COUNTRY MERCHANTS AND AGENTS  Agents Wanted by B. SHRAGGE,  396 Princess St., Winnipeg, to purchase for him scrap copper and brass,  cast and wrought iron, old rubber  boots and shoes and crown lager  quart, pint and whiskey bottles  is Out ol Tune  the whole system is off the key  ���������stomach upset, bowels sluggish, head heavy, skin sallow  and the ej'es dull. You cannot  be right again until the cause  of the trouble is removed. Correct the flow of bile, and gently  stimulate the liver to healthful  action by taking  New Bride���������"Mamma says she does  not think we will ever quarrel as she  and papa do."  Groom "Never, dearest."  New Biide���������"No; she says you wi'l  be much easier- to manage than papa  was."  Hope  for  the  Chronic   Dyspeptic.���������  Through lack of consideration of the  body's needs many persons allow disorders of the digestive apparatus to  .'ndure until they become chronic, filling days and nights with suffering.  To these a cours? of Parmelee's Vegetable Pills is recommended ns a sure  and speedy way to regain health.  These pills are specially compounded  to combat dyspepsia and the many  ills that follow in its train, and they  are successful always.  As a truly polite nation the French  undoubtedly lead the world, The other  day a famous Paris dentist's servant  opened the door to a woebf-gone patient. "And whom, M'si'-u," he queried  with tender regard, "shall I have the  misery of announcing?"  She Took Notice  An inspector one day visited a country school taught by a young lady,  and in the course of the lesson said,  "Now children,' I wish you to take  notice of what T do, and then write an  account of it."  Then he stopped to the blackboard  and wrote a sentence upon it.  Al the children except one wrote in  effect that the inspector came into thu  school and wrote on the blackboard,  "I love a good school."  One little girl, however, followed  instructions more literally and completed the story by adding:  "And then he went to the plalform,  sat down, played'wilh his watch chain,  twirled his moustache, and winked at  the lady teacher."  N'o matter whether baby is  sick or well, Baby's Own Tablets should be kept in the home  always. They not, only cure  the minor troubles to which  babyhood and childhood is subject, but will prevent thorn coming on if the child is given an  occasional dose of the medicine. ��������� Mrs. Geo. T. Walker,  Mascombe Rapids, Que., says:  ���������"I have used Baby's Own  Tablet's for constipation and  oLher disorders of childhood  and am so pleased with them  that I always keep the Tablets  in the house." Sold by medicine "dealers or by mail at 25  cents a box from The Dr. Williams' Medicine Co., Brockvilie,  Ont.  ��������� it******  *  MOTHERS *  *  *  *  *  *  *  *  *  *  *  *  *  *  *  *  *  *  There had just como to the school a  brother and sister. -"The teacher, on  seeing her two new pupils, .asked them  their names, which were given as John  and Edith Johnson. "Brother and  sister, I suppose?" said the teacher.  "Oh, no, 'mn'am," said the litte girl,  "we're twins."  Free to Our Readers  Write Murine Eye Remedy Co., Chicago, for -IS-page illustrated Eye Book  Free. Write all about Your Eye  Trouble and they will advise as to the  '���������"roper Application of the Murine Eye  ReinediPs*-rn- Your Special Case. Your  Druggist will tell you that Murine Relieves Sore Eyes, Strengthens Weak  K-yes, Doesn't Smart, Soothes Eye  I'ain. and sells for 50c. Try it in Your  Eyes and in Baby's Eyes for Scaly  Eyelids and Granulation,  /        : "   The loss from wear and tear and  shipwreck of precious metals has been  est minted at two Ions of gold and 100  tons of silver yearly.  Revive the Jaded Condition.���������When  energy flags and tbe cares of business  become irksome; when the whole system is out of sorts and there is general depression, try 'Parmelee's Vegetable Pills. They will 'regulate the  action of a deranged stomach and a  disordered liver, and make you feel  like a new man. No one need suffc  11 dny from debilitated digp.stion when  so simple and effective a pill can be  got at any drug store.  -*"X   *.-  The Turkish minister of war has  ordered that a certain number of  foiks shall be found in all barracks for  Ihe convenience of the soldiers at  meal times.  Returns Good for Evil  "T trust you try to return good for  evil," said the high-minded man.  "1 not only try," said Mr. Sinus  Barker, "but I succeed. Biggins gave  me one of his cigars y.-sWday and I  gave him one of mine this morning."  ���������Washington Star.  For tho Easter Holidays, 1010, the  Canadian Pacific Railway company,  will authorize a rate of fare and one-  Ihird for the round trip. Tickets will  be on sale March 24 to 28** inclusive,  final return limit March ,10, 1010.  Experiment ing Cost $10������  SILO������ Paid for the Cure  tjie bile remedy that is safe to  use and convenient to take.  A dose or two will relieve the  nausea and dizziness, operate  the bowels, carry new life to  the blood, clear the head and  improve the digestion.  These old family pills are the  natural remedy for bilious  complaints and quickly help  the liver to  Strike flie Key-  Bold Everywhere.  In Boxes as cent*  Must Have Husbands  -  A 'Washington dispatch states that  Speaker Cannon recently received the  following letter from Cleveland:  Our beaux cannot marry we girls because-all foods and-clothing is too  high. What good is us girls if wo.  don't have husbands? Why don't you  make congress provide husbands for  us? You will do tbe country ,morc  Tood by seeing that all the young people are married. If all the young people are married, we would not need  any coriTross or president. This world  would then be a paradise. We must  have husbands.   Get some for us.  Commissioned  Po������t���������Yes.  sir,  I  can  write  about--  anything, sir.  Irate Editor���������Well, then, suppose  vou just, right-about face and head for  the door.  Rheumatism    disappeared    when    the  poisons were removed from the  system by DR. CHASE'S  KIDNEY-LIVER  PILLS.  Experiments are sometimes necessary and almost aways expensive. It  ,is unusually wise to let others do the  experimenting aud profit by their experience.  When it is a matter of regulating  the liver, kidneys and bjwcls and (hiving out of the system the poisons  which cause rheumatism, backache,  lumbago and other pains and achiis,  experience has proven that Or. Chase's  Kidney and Liver Pills are the most  effective treatment available.  They are different from ordinary  kidney medicines in,that they regulate  the liver and bowls, ns well as the  kidneys, and in this way get at the  verv source of the trouble  Mr. James Clark-*, Maidstone, Sask..  writ's: "J have givat pie: sure in t sti  fying to the good results I have obtained by using Dr. Chase's Kidney  and Liver Pills. For four years I suf  fered from Rheumatism in my shoulders and back and could not lift my  arms above my head. I tried nearly  all the remedies. Lots of them were to  be sure c-uivs, but none of them gave  me relief.  "I was then persuaded to use Dr.  Chase's Kidney and Liver Pills and  soon found leli-f. By following up this-  treatment a thorough cure was  brought, about and for six months 1  have boon fr.-e from rheumatism. It  cost me nt least one hundred doll.-rs  in oxneririi-mlii-g b*f.>rc using Dr.  Chase's Kidney and T.iver Pills, which  cured me at the cost' of 25 cents a  box."  You can be sure of definite beneficial results when you use Dr. Chase's  j Kidnpy and  Liver Pills.    One pill  a  Let others experiment if they will, j dose.   25 cf.s. a box.  - .All dealers oi  Thie letter shows what experimenting:  Edmanson,   Hates    k   ���������Co.,    Toronto,  cost one man, and many   have   had, Write for free copy   of   Dr.   Chase'?  somewhat similar experience. | Recipes.  Minard's Liniment Relieves Neuralgia  I saw you at the nmsicale yesterday afternoon. I'm so sorry I couldn't  get a chance to speak to you. Did  you enjoy my daughter's singing?"  "Yes, very much."  "I thought her accompanist played  awfully loud."  "She did. Back where I sat the  sound of the piano was tbe only thing  wp could hear."���������Chicago Record'  Herald.  RHEUMATISM  WEATHER THIS  BUT   DODD'S   KIDNEY-PILLS   ALWAYS CURE RHEUMATISM  s iiigliililgljgl  3B!8������������ilBS8������(������i!lli!������i II  Bi  msSSSKKtaaswataa^ma.  Ifliillii!1  What they Did for W. H. Craine, and  Why They Always Cure Rheumatism���������They Remove the Cause.  Toronto, "Out. (Special).���������In those  days of sudden changes of temperature  known to so many suffering people as  Rheumatism weather the experience  )f W.- If. Craine, of 103 Gladstone  Wc.,, this city, is of widespread  interest. Mr. Craine suffered from  Rheumatism. lie is cured and he  knows the cure. It wa3 Dodd's Kid-  iipv Pills.  "Yes, I know Dodd's Kidney Pills  cured my Rheumatism," Mr. Craine  states. "For after I started taking  tlieni I used no other medicine. I  never cease recommending Dodd's  Kidney Pills to my fri-nds."  Dodd's Kidney Pills cure Rheumatism by putting the Kidneys in con-  lition to strain the uric acid out of  the blood. It is uric acid in the blood  that causes Rheumatism. Cold or  damp causes it to crystalize at the  muscles and joints and then conies  those torturci every rheumatic knows  only too well. Dodd's Kidney Pills  cure Rheumatism by curing the Kidneys. The cured Kidneys remove the  cause of _the.R'.eum..tiim.  "Look here," remarked ', the thrifty  man to his extravagant wife, "you're  'iirrying too much sail, my lady."  "Indeed!" she said, "I don't see  ivliv vou should  bother about that."  "Well, f think I should, since I have  to raise the wind."  On'y the 'uninformed endure tbe  ���������igo'iy of corns. The knowing ones  ���������innly Holloway's Corn Cure and get  relief.  Mrs. Bart���������"My husband got a letter .f.o-cliiy saying something dreadful  would happen' if he didn't send the  writer a sum of money."  Mrs. Rniiirf.���������"My husband g"ts  dunned for his bills, too."���������Boston  Transcript.  One of the smartest roes of the British heckler is Dr. Macnamara whose  witty replies to questioners have often  turned the laugh on his side.  "Are you in favor of the repeal of  blasphemy laws?" asked an excited  old lady at one of his meetings.  "Murium," replied "Dr. Mac" gravely, "I am a golfer."  Next to being grea't yourself, the  best thing is to recognize a great m'.'ii  while he's still smnll enough to mnka  it possible to do him a favor.  Too Small for Use  "Man," remarked the student of unnatural history, "is the only animal  tliat, use* a handkerchief."  "Then," rejoined. Ihe thoughtful  thingor, "it is just us I suspected."  "How is that?" unified the student  "A woman's handkerchiefs are only  for show," answered the t. t,  PAGE WHITE FENCES  Fate tVncrs wear Beit���������Styles for r.amn, Parks, Farms and Railroads. U.00Q miles of ParrJ*  Fences and 73,000 I'aue-Gates noir iu use tn Canada. Our I'JIO Fencci arc better than net. Get  latest prices aud booklet..  mm ������������������ R. LANGTRY  137 BANNATYNE ST. E.. WINNIPEG FENCE AND GATES IN STOCK  "Do you believe in fate?" he asked  as he s'luggled closer.  "Well," answered the girl, "I lv  Mew 'that what's going to liappei  will happen."���������Cornell Widow.  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Send for free sample to Dept, N.U., Na-  tionql Drug & Chemical Co., Toronto.  Coffers Were Empty (  "I tell you T must have some  money!" roared the King of Mnri-  tania, who was in sore financial  straits. "Somebody will have to  cough up."        , I  "Alas!" sighed the guardian of Hie  treasury, who was formerly the court"  jester, "all ,our coffers ar������ empty."  A litte girl went to the shop the  other day and asked for " a penny  bar of soap," The shop nssistnnt, nol  being sure as to the kind she wanted,  asked: "Will you have it scented?"  "No," said the little one, innocently,!  "I'll take it with mo." I  STURifP, BUSH Aft! 3  TREE  PULLERS  Tf you have land to clear, no mat-  ;er where it ia, with stumps, standing trees or si will bush alders or  willows, we have the irwichii'o anxl  apparatus for doing the work, and  we. sell our machine on a  sfuariKniteo that il will work faster, be easier irnri more convwuient  than- any other nwwhiiiK! on thc  mnnkofc. It is also tho only M-u.1-  lorjble Iron Slump .macthinn made.  Do not fool away time nnd money  with okl dikipkliited oast ircrn m������.  chimes, If you write for Catalogue  "S" you will get full particuLara.  LINDSAYrTJANADA.   -on  PILES CURED IN 6 to 14 DAYS  PA550 OINTMENT is cuiiranieed t-  ��������� tire any    case    of   Itching,    Blind  Weeding or  Protruding Piles in 6 tt  14 days or money refunded.   50c,  O���������Did your trip to Europe do you  good?  II���������Yes, it done me plenty.  Ackliess:���������  CANADIAN SWENSONS LIMITED,  Your  Clothes  '-^������������������'-^'���������i.^B^  10NEDYEFORALLt-1ND5 ������*'oooo'������*  Just Think of HI With the SAME Dt-o  you can color AN V kind of cloth Parfaolly-No  chance of mistakes. All colors so cents from  your Druggist or Dealer. Sample Card ami  Booklet Free. TH* Johnaon-Rlohorfaon  Co., limited,   Dept. O,, Montreal, Cue.  YOU CAN MAKE $3,000  in 3 months, raising vegetables in  Florida, Write for our valuable book  of FACTS.  Florida Land Co., Box 507, Chiphy,  Fla.  W. N. U., No. 780  As this very remarkable prpparatlon Is now*  called, is the greatest Constitutional Remedy,  over known for Brood Wares, Colts, Stallloni.  and all other horses; also Distemper amoi-a;  JDogs and Slieep. This compound ia mado ot'-  the purest Ingredients and not an atom ol  poisonous or injurious nature enters Into lt������ -  composition. Many persons are now taking  SPOHiV'S for La Grippe, Colds, Coutrhs, Kid-.-  noy Trouble, etc., and it Is always safe. -It'  expels tlie Disease Germsvfrom tho body,**  acts directly on tho Blood and 'Glands.'  SPOHX'S is now sold by nearly every dn-K-'-  gist and harness dealer In tho land, and any '  can get It for you. FIftv cents and $1.00 ������*,'-  bottle, and $6.00 and $11.00 tho dozen.  Record of Annual  Sales).  1st Tear           1.053  Bottles Sold  2nd  Yenr            4,304  .,          **  3rd Year           9,256  tt         tt  4th Year         19,150  tt         ,������  5 th Year        40,284  ���������*          ������i  6th  Year          72,380  ���������������          ������  7th Year      100,532  tt                   M  8th Year      124,500  -������l                    f������  9th Year      172,485  ,t      tt                    ������������  -  10th Year      221,760  ��������� ���������                    t,j  11th Year      2S7.620  tt                 H  12thl'ear      378.962  tl                 IS   .  13th Year      508,720  tt                   9,  i  14th Year      648,260  tt                 41  ���������������                  ������t  Send for our Booklet of twelve good recipes'  for family and stock medicines,* FREE. '  Distributors        '._. .'.'  All Wholesale Druggists  Spohn Medical Co.  CHEMISTS AND BACTERIOLOGISTS \ ���������.-  GOSHEN. ENDI3NA. U.S. W.  The only nourishment that bread  affords is that which thb flour contains.  Bread baking is merely putting flour in  appetizing form.  Flour making is merely putting wheat in  shape for bread making.  RoyarHoiiseiio  is made from carefully selected Manitoba Hard  spring wheat; Every pound is almost a pound  oi food; clean, and nutritious.  It   goes  farther,   does   better   baking and  is more satisfactory in every way  than  any other  flour.    Ask your  grocer. 12  Oflilvie Flour Mills Co., Limited,  Cornllowcr,   Pkt.  Be.  Seeds That Satisfy  . The excellence of our stocks, our  long experience and connection  with the best growers of the world,  arid the great care exercised in e-r-  ery detail of our business is the  secret of our success. All we ask  from those who have not used our  Seeds is a trinl.  SPECIAL   OFFER.  Bruce's Royal Nosegay Collection  Sweet Peas���������1 pkt. each of 10 fu-  perb sorts, separate colors, for 25c.  Bruce's Peerless Collection Dwarf  Nasturtium���������1 pkt. each of 7 finest  sorts,  separate colors,  for 25c.  Bruce's Empire Collection Asters  ���������1 pkt. each of 5 magnificent varieties, separate, for 25c.  Bruce's "A" Vegetable Collection���������10 pkts., different varieties, our  selection,   fo ���������  25 .  Bruce's "6" Vegetable Collection���������17 pkta.,.different varieties, our  selection, for 5Dc. ALL    POSTPAID.  Send for our handsome!*, illustrated 104 page cata'ioguo of .���������Vegetable, Farm and Flower S:hxJs, Bulbs, Plants, 1'oultry Supplies, Garden Implements,.etc, for 1910, FREE.  Bruce's  Seeds  aro  the  Cheapest,  because they aro tho Best.-  JOHN A. BRUCE & Co.; Limited.:jgjjgjgg  Established  I860.  HAMILTON,  ONT.  mmmmmmm������fMumm TfiE    LEDGE,    GREENWOOD.    BPITISH    COLUMBIA;  ���������*  The  Hotel  Eholt, B. C.  COMFORTABLE  HOSTELRY  John R. pe]VIastef>  Proprietor.  GREENWOOP  AND  Leaves Greenwood for Spokane  it 7 a. m., and l'or Oroville at 2:30  I). m. J. Mc'Donki.l.  J. R. Cameron,  Lead ing Tailor of the  Kootennys.  TtUNKItAI. ACT  Certificate of Improvements  NOriCK  Silver Cloud fractional Mineral Glulin, situate  Iu the Qrucawood Mlulni; Division of Yale  District.   When* located: In Skylark Camp.  TAKE N()T[OBtli:itI..rohn William Nf-lstm.  Free  Miner's Cenlfivutc N'o. Ii 2WB2, Intend,  sixty daja fiom tho (late horoof, to apply to tho  Mining  lloanrdur  for  a Certificate of Improvements, for the purpose of obtaining u Crown  Grant to the above claim.  Anil further take  notice  that  action,   under  section   37,  must   be  commenced  before  tue  issuance of such Certificate of IniDi'oveincnU  Dated this BUrd dav of April. A. I1.1IH0.  JOHN WILLIAM NELSON.  BARRED   ROCK  nelson, B. fr  GEO. I*.   WKL1.S, Proprietor.  First-class in everything.  Steam heat, electric light,  private baths. Telephone  in every room. First-class  bar and barber shop.  'Bus meets all trains.  Kaslo,"  Mountaineer and Kootenay Standard Cigars.  Made by  3. g. tftcliii ������ Co.. ilelsoa  FOR   SALE  ECIGS FOR SRTTfNG. $1 for 13.  K. J. CHAMBERS, Anaconda,B.C.  I?. W. WIDDOWSON, ASSAYER  AND CHEMIST-Cluirees: Gold, silver, copper or load, SI each: <*-olcl-  -ilver, $1.50; silver lend, SI.50; #old-  .-i!vc*r, with copper or lend, fl.bO; zinc,  $2; eilvor-lead-zinc, $1. Prices [for  other mutiiU on application. Long-distance 'phone 07. 1'. 0 Box, B'lloS,  Nul.son, li 0.  PHOENIX ������{  The nearest hotel to the *������  Granby mines. One of the ������W  largest dining rooms in the *>X'  city. The bar is replete C\i  with nerve bracers of all *^<  kinds, and tho most fra- fa  grant cigars. Drop up and b ,  see me. jjjj  A. 0. J0HNS0N    S  PKOrBIISTOR. a?"  GREENWOOD CITY WATERWORKS  CO.  . nelson, i). c.  wholesale  dealers in  Produce   and   Provisions  Frank Fletcher  PiioviscTAL, Land Survkyor,  Nelson, E. C.  COAIj prospecting notice.  Notice is hereby given, that thirty days after  (Into, I intend to apply to the Hon. Chief Commissioner of (jiuitU and Works for a license to  pro-meet for eoai ami petroleum on tho follow-  In*,'described lands in tlieSiniilkam en District  Rritiali Columlilu. Commcneiiifr at a post at  the S. W corner of Lot 42*, tlience South  eighty chains, t! ence East eighty cturins, tlience  North eighty chains, tlience Westefphty chains  li the place of befjiuninfj, and containing (M0  ucres   Dated this 7lh da ��������� of May, 1910.  CHARLES J. LliGGATT.  THE LEDGE  Is published every Thursday at Greenwood, B C , and the price is $3 a year,  postage free to all parts of Canada, and  Great Britain. To the United States aud  other countries it is sent postpaid for  $2.50 a year, Address all letters to The  Ledge, Greenwood, B. C  R. T. LOWERY,  PUB. ISHER.  GREENWOOD B. C , MAY 12, 1910.  A blue mark here indicates that  your   Subscription   has  become   deceased,   and  that the editor   would  once more like to  commune with  your collateral.  THE DEAD KIN*G.  '���������'���������'XK'VAL   OK   LIQUOR   LICENSE.  TAKE NOTICE that l". Frank Hell, intend  applying to the Superintendent of J'ruvincial  Police ut the expiration of mie month from the  date ln'rcof. for tin- icnewal ������r a retail liquor  lii'ense f-ii- the Yendonie hutul, filualed at Anaconda, U. C.  Anaconda. April i'l. 1910 FRAN'K  HELL.  I.      ~>  TAILOR,  Clothes Cleaned, Pressed and Repaired.  Pioneer  |4otel...  Greemxiood, S. C  The oldest hotel in the city, and still  tinder the same management. Rooms  comfortable, meals equal to any in the  city, and the bar sppplies only the beet.  Corner of Greenwood and Government  Streets.  J, W. JSielson  THE  RIDESVILLE HOTEL  Taos. Walsh, Pkoi'I'ietoi*,  Bridesville, B. C,   provides excel-  cellent accommodation for tourists  and travelers.  KNOB HILL HOTEL,  PHOENIX.  Provides pleasant rooms aud substantial meals for the public. The  bar is replete with beverages that  pleaBe and satisfy any kind of  thirst. CHARLES HAG AH.  RENEWAL   OF   LIQUOR   LICENSE.  TAKE NOTICE that I, John Sullivan,  intend HpplyiiHr fc 1 the SuperintoiKlent Of I'ro-  viiiL-ial I'uliee 111 the expiration of one month  from the date hereof, for the renewal of 11 retail  liquor license fur the .Northern Hotel, situated  at i'liolt. 11. U -  Eholt, April si, mil). JOHN* SULLIVAN.  JREXKWAL   OF  LIQUOR  LICENSE.  TAKE NirriCE. that I, June-i irenderson.  intend applyin1; in rhcSnircrintendcnt of I'ru-  vineial I'uliee at the o**l>iratioii of one month  fp.m tlie- date hereof, fur-the renewal of a retail  liquor license for the AlKuina Hotel lleiulu-ood,  11.O. JAMES IIENUISKSO.V.  Deadwood, April 28 It'll?.  RENEWAL OF L'QUOU LIUKNSE.  TAKE NOTICE, that I, Pamnel A. Crowcll,  intend npplyini; to the Superintendent of Provincial l'oliee at the evpir.iti in of one innnlli  fr mi Ihe date hereoi.forthe renewal nf/n retail  liquor license for (Jrowell's lintel. Midw.-iv. I* C.  SAMUEL A. CltOWlSLL.  Midway, April i8,llll(l.  KEN'EWAL OK WHOLESALE LICENSE.  THE  Arlington Hotel  GREENWOOD  Is the place for Peep-o'-Day Cocktails    and   Evening    Night-Cap**.  Buttermilk  a specialty during the  warm season.  Dempsey, & Rippeto.  Motel  Alexander  PHOENIX,   B.   C.  Is a comfortable home for  the miner and traveler.  Good meals and pleasant  rooms. Pure liquors and  fragrant cigars in the bar.  K. V. CHISHOLM, Proprietor.  THE HOTEL GRANBY  Is pleasantly situated in the heart  of Grand Forks, and is convenient  to all the leading financial and  (Commercial institutions of the city.  Travelers will lind it a comfortable  place to sojourn when in the city.  FRED RUSSELL  The  Natioeal  Mote  Has home cooking and home-made  preserved fruit.  Sunday Dinners a Specialty.  Meals served from 6 a. m. to 9 p. m.  A Bar in Connection.  Plenty of warm, clean and pleasant  rooms at reasonable prices.  Mna. Hakrv Towns, Lossee,  WESTERN - - HOTELS.  Till'   KllOTE.VAY    SALOON  Sandon, B. C, has a line of nerve  bracers unsurpassed in any mountain town ot the Great West. A  glass of aqua pura given free with  spirits menti.  Tl'ISMONT    IIOUSE  "Nelaon, B C, is run on the American and European plan. There  is nothing1 yellow about the house  except the gold iu tho safe.  Miiltint) & Trs'irlllus.  TAKE XOTICE, Ihal I, O.-car Hartm.inn.of  Aimeoiidf., intend ii|i|ilyiti<; to the SupurintGn-  do it of 1'rovineinl i'olicc at the expiration of  one month from the date hereof, for a lenewul  <rf rny v,-lioie.������ilo li']iu.r liecn.-,o fur Hie prcuhis  known as lliu Silver Sprintr-lli-ewery. of Anaconda, II. C. OSOAlt I1ARTMAN.V  Dated th.s r'.tli dny nf May, 1910.  RENEWAL OF LIQUOR LICENSE.  TAKE XOTICE. that I, M. W. Liullow,  intend applying to tin Superintendent of Pro-  vineiiil Police, lit tl.e c\-|iirntion of ono month  from Hie date hereof, f.>r the renewal of a retail  liquor liceiiao for the Winder Hotel, at Djii ro,  ������. O. M. W. LUDLOW.  Denoro, May 5, lliin.  RENEWAL OK LTQUOR LICENSE.  TAKE NOTICE, that I, Ilcrlha C. Thomet, intond apiilvinfr to the Superintendent of Pro-  vincinl i'olicc, at the expiration of one mouth  from the d.ite hereof, for the renewal of a retail  liquor license for the Midway Hotel, Midway,  II O. BKRTHA C. THOMET.  Midway, Vuy fi, lfilO.  NISWMAKKET    UOTIiL  Is the home for all tourists and  rnillionairas visiting New Denver, British Columbia.  Henry Stegc. "Propr.  Till*    I'I'OVINCU    UOTEC  Grand Forks, is a large three-  i-tory brick hotel that provides  the'iublic with good meals and  pleasant rooms. A new building1  but the same old rates.  Kmil 1 ursen. Proprietor,  L.VKUVIEAV    IIOTKL,  in Nelson, B. C, employs all  white help and is a home for the  world at $ 1.00 a day.  It. t, Grilllth, l'l-oprietor.  THK   KASLO   HOTEL  Kaslo,  R  home for  city.  C���������   is a  comfortable  ali who travel to that  LOWERY'S OLA1M  During the 37 months that Lowery'a  Claim was on earth it did business all  over the world. It was the most  unique, independent ond fearless journal ever, produced in Canada. Political  and theological enemies pursued it with  the venom of a rattlesnake until the  government shut it out of the mails,  and its editor ceasad to publish it,  partly on account of a 'lazy liver and  partly because it takes a pile of money  to run a paper thai is outlawed, lhcre  are still 25 different editions of this condemned journal in print. Send 10cents  and get one or $2 50 and get the bunch  R. T LOWERY,  Greenwood, B. C.  Last Friday a shock ran around  the world when it became known  that King Edward had passed to  that mysterious Beyond, where  we all look alike. When quite  young we were led to believe that  kings aud princes never died owing  to the number of prayers that we  heard offered up for their safety.  However such is not the case for  we have noticed that the unceasing  march of nature plays no favorites  and no matter how high we' soar,  or how low wc sink upon this mundane sphere death will eventually  elect us to join tlie silent majority.  Our late king was one of the  ablest rulers that ever sat upon the  throne of England. Although a  stickler-for the homage due his  position he was tactful, gracious,  and pre-eminent in the art of diplomacy. He was always for peace,  as was his mother, and wielded  more power with the crowned  heads of Europe than any other-  living personage. He was a manly  Englishman anil that is one of the  greatest compliments you can pay  any man Upon this earth. He was  democratic in impulse and desire,  and love and respect for him ��������� was  buried deep in the hearts of the  British people. He was trusted by  all classes, his aim was to do right,  and his thing words reveal the fact  that he thought that he had performed his duty towards the many  millions of loyal subjects who respected and honored him as a man,  a king, and a gentleman. May the  mantle of the father rest as easily  upon the son is the wish of the  great British natiou.  High Cost of Living.  It is said that it costs the United  States���������that means that it costs  you and mo and all the rest of us  who have the bills to pay���������������1700  every time the big war guns is  fired. That's as much as the  average mechanic can earn in two  years. It,would send mauy a boy  or girl to college for four years.  The day when wo shall end the  enormous economic waste of war  and preparation for it/ is coming  fast.        ^\ ���������  Slaughter of Robins.  Robins are numerousrat Lofton'  Tennessee, and are selling, readily  in the local market at,ten cents a  dozen, says a correspondent to the  Nashville American. It should be  explained that the robins are not  so numerous as they used to be,  for the fact that they sell at ten  cents a dozen has induced many  men and boys to engage in "the  wholesale slaughter of the birds.  Thousands of the robins gather  in the cedars to roost, and hunting  parties go in the night and capture  and kill them in large numbers.  One party caught 2,000 birds in  one night. One hunter caught 377  birds in one tree. It is estimated  that 150,000 birds have been killed  within the last three weeks. It i.s  great sport���������and the robins sell for  ten cents a dozen. That is the  way in which wild bird life is being  protected in some parts of this  great country.  m1-- Store that Sets  If You Waint the Best in Clothes  The Style,  the  Materials,  and the Fife of  Perfect if Craig sells it."  your-.Suit' will be  Large Consignment of Trunks and Suit Cases  P JUST   ARRIVED.    . ������������������  \ '    Our Reputation Depends upon its Satisfactory Service.  V^, ^^/^^/^^^/^/^/^^i^,^/^/^^/*^%,^^/^/^/^% ^,^/U^rV^^iV  Cockle & l'ripwortn.  SHEIll'KOOKK   IIOUSU:  Nelaon; B C One minute's walk  from C. P. It station. Cuisine  unexcelled ; Well heated and ventilated.  l'.oycr ISrcim., Vrisprlsitor  Ol.ltll HOT!".!,, NKI.SON, I!. ������J.  Mii,'J Scliooni'r Bciii- or Half Hinl fTulf. li>.  Tlie licst (luMur il rfny linuse in thn r-Ity.  Truvplliirs will lind tiil.-i n jiIchsiiiiI li.iii'i*.  Tin* riMHtM urn cliinn uiirt eotnforkililo ami  Hit; incala tusity mi'l tmlMtiiiitliil.  JACK filCANT, rroprlotor.  COBl'OBATIOX OF THR CITY OF GREENWOOD.  Notice N lii'reliy pi von thnt Mir AtMO'smeiil  Utill for Hie your luin liu.' li'iim P'tiirno'l, nml  enn ho iiHp utnil liy uny person h:i vine an in-  teiest tliorciii u til tlio sittini,' of the Cntirt of  Itovi.siim.  Tin* lirrft sltlltii,' of tlie Court of Revision on  tho fl.rM ArH'is.-iniHiit lio'l will hi* hoM in tlm  (Illy Hull. (Irenniviiml, mi Tlmr.-uliiy. tlm lWIi  rluy of Miiy. Hill), nt inn ni. Any |ii'i-;ton (le.-lr-  i1114- to iniiki; uoiii|i!ulnt UK.ilii.^t his or her  asiiPri.-iiiii'iit mint i-'lve no'1 ice in writing to thn  Ais.-ntM.1 >r. fltiili'it? Ki-o'iinl of hH or Iiit com-  pliihit.4 ut leant tun ihiy.-i h.-fore tin* milil iln te.  "���������Jilted ut Urecnwood,!!. C. Apr',1 Kith, lido.  O. II. TAVM'H,  (Jit/ Clerk.  MINE!'At. ACT  Certificate of Improvements  N'OTICK  Connection Friivilon'it Mlnenil Uhitin. riruntn  in tlie Orucnwond MIiiIiik IiIvIhIoii of Vulo  District. Whore located : In Skylark Cnnip.  TAKE NOTICK that I, Ailemtw I-.  Wliito, Kroo Mlnor'H Cortlllunto No. U aflr���������'l7,  intend,Hlxtv dttj'H from liu* dnte lioroof to up-  tily to tlio Minlnu Uenorder for a l.'ortilicnto of  lmi rovementfl. for the pur|io������o of oltUiiiliiBT ft  CroivnCrratit of tlm uliovo cluim.  And further tnkc notice thnt action, undor  ncctlon ,'l", muni In, commont'Cd licforo thelnsu-  unco of mich Certlilnuu of [inprovomontn,  Dated thin mil dny of Fnhnmry, A. D Wit).  AKTEMUS U, WHITE.  About Float  Float is not a periodical.  It is a book containing 8G  illustrations all told, and  is filled with sketches and  stories of western life.    It  tells how a gambler cashed  in after the flush days of  Sandon ; how it rained in  New Denver   long   after  Noah Avas dead ;   how a  parson  took a   drink   at  Lear Lake in early days ;  how justice was dealt in  Kaslo   in  '93;   how the  saloon man outprayed the  women in Kalamazoo, and  graphically    depicts   the  roamings   of   a   western  editor among the tender-  feet in thc cent belt.    Ib  contains the early history  of Nelson and a romance  of the Silver King mine.  In   it ar.e   printed'throe  western poems, and dozens of articles too numerous to mention.    Send for  one before it ia too late.  The   price   ia   25   cents,  postpaid to any part of the  world.   Address  all   letters to  R. T. Lowery  GREENWOOD, B.C. ,  The star of hope is , once more  shining over the Slocan. ��������� Jim  Grier's new paper, The Slocan JRe-  cord, appeared at New Denver  last week and the editor has not  yet been shot. It is a journal assaying high in hope, breezy news  and pungent editorials, but, as yet,  the ads are but a knifeblade seam  Hanked by a local poem that is  tough enough to make the late W.  D. Mitchell shed his wings long  enough to make an earthly protest. Jim's new paper has already  done much for the Lucerne. It  has moved the glacier to within  three miles of the; town. When  we flitted through /the shifting  scenes of New Denver . life this  snow;white touristical attraction  was seven Slocan miles away,- The  Record editor has many friends  among the pathfinders of this province'who wish him every success  in the development of his journalistic mine, and trust that the pay-  streak will continue to grow wider  until Jim can wear diamonds and  use dollars for M quads.  Cubs Inseparable.  Tho owner of a .large cattle  ranch in West Texas presented the  fire laddies of a Texas city with  two bear cubs that had been captured on his ranch. Tlie little  fellows were named Bill and  George, after tho donor and his  brother, and were placed in a  small park connected with the  Central fire station. They soon  became a greit attraction, and  were made pete by everyone, especially the children, who brought,  and fed them all kinds of dainties.  When winter came, a little house  was built for them, with doors to  the south, that they might rot  suffer from the cold.  One day George tired of tho  park, and yearning for freedom,  broke loose aud escaped. He was.  soon missed, and a lirem>in lassoed  him aud started back with the unwilling captive. In the -struggle  that ensued, the bear was strangled  to death. Poor little Bill refused  to be consoled. The fruits and  candies'" offered by the children  were left untouched, and he could  not be coaxed out of his den. Ho  showed signs of being sick, and a  veterinarian was c.illed, but without avail, and just a month after  George's death poor little Bill died  of a broken heart.-- He .was .buried  in the park, and many firemen,  policemen and children attended  the funeral, some of them with  suspiciously moist eyes. The little  empty house stands still in the  park, a monument, as it were, to  George and JBill.  " Unequalled-for 'Domestic Use  Dealers in Fresh and Salt Meats, Fish,  and Poultry. Shops in nearly all the  towns of  Boundary, and Kootenay.  fls^ ^/Q*&%/%&> ���������^iV^/'is/'SMa/a. ������ Ttv^/fy%*$/^ '$,*i)sit>,,*iiS!ii/^*fr%/QAB>/&^'&&  Is situated in the heart of the'city and within  stepping distance of all the banks, restaurants,  express, stage, telegraph offices, etc.' The'bnild-  ing is heated with hot water and has a radiator  in every room.' The bar'contains a largo variety  of brewed, vinted and distilled beverages suitable to the tastes- of a cosmopolitan population.  Come in and have something.  J. H. GOODEVE - - - PROPRIETOR  o  Took Life Easy.  ������������������, Mark Twain was an inveterate  "smoker and one of the most leisurely men in the world.    Au old  pressman,  devil:  in  In seven days tho earth will go  through the tail of the comet, arid  still some people have not yet said  their prayers nor paid tho printer.  It is really sad how indifferent  some human beings are in the face  of a great astronomical exhibition.  Hun says that a revolution in  America is impossible cwing to the  commonsense of the farmers.  who was a "printer's  an oflice where Mark  Twain was au editorial writer, tells  this anecdote of his habits of work.  "One of rny duties was to sweep  the room where editors worked.  Every day Mark Twain would  give me a nickel to get away from  him. He would rather die in the  dust than uncross his legs. Oue  day he gave me a nickle to dot an  "i" in his copy,for him. He certainly did enjoy life, that man did."  ������Greenwood, is tho home for workingmen of all nations. It is  ������ convenient to the smelter on the hill. The dining room is sup-  ������ plied with tasty and substantial food, while the bar contains the  e best wet goods .in the-market. Electric" lights all over the  o premises.    Hot and cold baths.  | Of a  Lofstad,   Proprietor  Smelter for Belcher.  A Republic report says": The  Belcher miue elbaed last week, and  the members of the company will  build a smelter at Belcher junction  to smelt its own ores. It .will have  two blast furnaces and will cost  8250,000. The miue has . been  shipping to the smelter.of the Consolidated Mining &��������� Smelting Co.,  at Trail, B. C, employing -10 men  all winter. It is connected with  Belcher junction by a narrow gunge  railroad. The copper ore is similar  to the Granby quality, but the  company believes it will have  better returns from its own smelter,  In Greenwood the people arc  following the advice of the bible,  and making no haste to   get   rich.  Skvkntkbn years ago today we  started a paper iu Kaslo. Since  then we have refused 825 for a copy  of its last edition. Wo have two  copies left, and, when the wolf  camps on our trail we will sell oue  of them for ������1,000/..  Pkoi'IjB fear death because they  are not accustomed to it, and seldom acquire the habit, unless they  live in a town where they do not  advertise.  There are no blanks in a box of  K and H cigars. They all draw  and omit an aroma that perfuineB  the ozone when set on fire. It is  ever a pleasure to follow a man  who is smoking a K and H cigar.  Try one and be convinced.  The Best Way;  The best way to build up a city  is for each' and every mini in it not  to strive to rend  and  tear down.  Whenever a man  in  tho town is  doing well do not try to tear  him  down.    All the residents of a town  ar<) partners not opponent!'.   'In all  liklihood  the more business done  by your rival the more you will do.  Every  gentleman  who treats his  customer honestly, courteously and  fairly, will get his sharo,  and, the  more business that can be secured  by united effort,' the better it will  be for all.    When a town ceases to  grow it commences to dio, and the  more the people try to kill off each  other in  their business and good  name, thn more rapidly will   utter  ruin come to all.    Stand together  for   the   advancement   of   every  citizen.    If a man shows ability to  prosper do not pull him back with  jealousy or weigh him  down   with  cold indifference.  Far away fields are usually thought to be green.  This is probably why so many people in the  Boundary are constantly buying*, real estate and  stocks far from the district in which they live.  Why not put sorne of your speculating money in  ventures within a few miles of your own door, and  benefit yourself and the country in which you  reside and make money ?  The Argo Mining and Tunnel Co. of Greenwood  is organized under.the laws of British Columbia,  with a capital stock of $115,000, divieed into  500,000 shares at 25 cents each, non-personal liability. Adjoining Greenwood the company own a  largo number of valuable claims, with high-grade  gold and copper ore showing on tlie surface. . The  compa-ny-is now.engaged in running a .8.000-foot','  tunnel to tap, all these leads at great depth. Every  indication is favorable to the striking of valuable  deposits of ore, and the time to invest is now,  S.oen as ore:is encountered at great depth the price  of stock will ascend rapidly and the chances of  making big money out of a small investment will  not be so good.   The  time to speculate is when  things are  beginning.   The success of this  big  In Phoenix N. J. Carson & Co.  carry a: large stock of gent' furnishings, clothing, hats, boots and  Bhoea. Drop in and havo.a' rubber.  tunnel means great wealth for the investors and  increased prosperity for the entire district  Investors and visitors to tho'district are cordially  invited to inspect the properties and view the work  being done in the tunnel. For further particulars  addres3 the president or secretary,  OLA LOFSTAD, A. S. BLACK,  President, Secretary.

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