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 Vol.   XVI.  /u^-^^-  ^k^aM^^  ..-���������?'--���������'"',?.  .//' \7<&'J  A Cs ' ''"'       VlW    "��������� -// -v   - v"  t      C' '        ,    .-</    Si ,'  "        '���������'        .'*'/���������      ''   ,   '     KA  /  3 V-"'        ^        cy.J-*-    '  ."���������������������������"  v       Vlh''  ^���������-V-''*  ������>y  GREENWOOD, B. C, .THURSDAY, MAY "5, 1910.  No.'43  w'^'N'..'-'-,  ^5  tf ?/���������**  Shoes-. ��������� Shoes  Justi arrived, our spring'stock of-  the famous Geo. A. Slater Invictiis-  Shoes.    For   comfort,   style', and  ���������..;wear these shoes cannot be beaten.  ��������� Drop in and have a look ot them��������� '  they'speak for themselves.  ��������� "We :also  carry   tho   Bercsford .  Shoej-McKeen's Great West Shoe;  'Williams'   Boys,  Smeltermen and-  Miners'JBoots; The Amos Holden ,  Smeltermen's Boots; and Leckie's  Famous'Miners' Boots' '  Russdl-Law-Caulfield Co.  Hardware.      Groceries.  Furnishings.     Crockery.  Just received a fine assorted  line of Iron Beds, Springs and  Mattresses  You will save money by seeing  ser  /*���������  ' - The Windsor Hotel is one of the  best furnished  , '  -    _     . hotels in the -West.   -It is located iu the heart of  ;".r: "    Greenwood and within easy reach of all tho finau-  ,   - "' -,' .cial"and* commercial institutions :-6f the- Copper  - " \\"- --. Metropolis. ~ Heated with steam and lit by  oleo- .  '.  .tricity. . 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. Car tier, Manager  If you want a Good Drink these hot days call for  PHOENIX BEER  We handle Ice, Porter and Bottled Beer.  . .    ,       , Look for-Bock Beer on Monday the.9th.  Phoenix = Brewing - Co.  ���������i     -    (Limited.) _  The Pride of Western Canada. Phone 2G, Greenwood  is-'ifflB'-w''^^  IS-aM-BBBaB^^  ,-yv "        , phoenix,; b; c. .  -'."'" Is opposite the Great "Northern depot and is a delightful  . '._  haven for the weary traveler.   Great veins of hot water  ."    "..run through the entire house, and bathrooms are always at the service of those in  searr-h of material  cleanliness. 'The dining room is an enemy to dyspepsia,  , while the artistic appointment of the liquid refreshment  makes the drinks go down like eating fruit in a flower  garden,    The sample" rooms are the largest in the mountains and a pleasure to drummers with big trunks.  JAS. MARSHALL        -       -       PROPRIETOR  James Buchanan & Co's  - HOUSE-OF C0MMUN8  GREENWOOD LIQUOR  CO.  IMPORTERS, GREENWOOD, B. C.  F. JAYNES  Canadian  Wheat  Flakes  45c a Package  Our Prices are  The Lowest  in the City  Pastry Baked Daily and Always Fresh.  Take your Repairs to  A D. MORRISON  Grand Forks, the Leading  of the Boundary District  CITY  Regular monthly meetings of  - Greenwood lodgo No. 28, A. F.  & A, M., are held on the first  Thursday In eacn month in Fraternity hall, Wood block, Government  street, Greenwood. Visiting brethren  are cordially inyitod to attend.   .'  JAS, S. JilKJJIM. Soorotnry,  W. F.  .'���������: Greenwood Miners'  Unloii, No. 22, W.  ��������� F. M,, moots every  Saturday ovonlng In Union Hull, Copper street, Greenwood, at 7:80.  Also in hall at  Moth or Lode mine  Friday ovenings at 7:80.  ���������   GEO, UICATIIERTON, Socretary  Baggage transferred to  any part of the City. Furniture moved to any part of  the District. General Dray-  ing of all kinds.  SIDNEY OLIVER.  ���������ie������sae������S8������������������o������������������ai������������o������������������������������5  Get your. Raze rs Honed  and your Baths at  Frawleyrs  Barber v.  Shop, Greenwood,,  H1TE,  Furniture & Stove Man.  GREENWOOD, B. C.  Passing Throng:  ��������� There-is no change in the strike  situation.  A. L. White is on a visit to his  Princeton stoiv.  .Conductors Peck and Mesker are  on a visit to the coast.  The street sprinkler is now doing  business in Greenwood.  M. Y. Roy is ou a visit to the  Halycon springs.  The Big Andy cigar is making  Phoenix famous.  The "Windsor hotel is noted for  its tender chicken dinners.  James' McCreath is spending a  few days at the Halycon springs.  Steel fishiug rods, ranging in  price from 83 up, at Coles' Book  Store.  The Greenwood smelter expnets  ore from Wellington camp next  week.  ���������;,-Erio..,.Jackson.--;.,will.. - prospect  in the Portland Canal district this  summer. ���������  ' Born.���������In Midway, upon April  23rd, to Mr. and Mrs. Franseu, a  daughter.  Fresh tea, coffee and cake are  always ready at the National hotel  restaurant.  Ola Lofstad will raise, a large  crop of potatoes upon his ranch  this summer. ~  Robert Lee, of Boundary Falls,  is now chief salesman in W. W.  Craig's store.  Rods, reels, books, flies and  fishing tackle of all kinds, at Coles'  Book Store.  See Mrs. Harry Towns, at the  National when you have an appetite for ice cream.  Wm. Oxley. of Phoenix, has  gone to South America to work for  a'mining company in Chile.  Ben Woods has returned to the  Boundary and will open a tailor  shop in Phoenix.  A hush lire at Boundary Falls  this week destroyed a large quantity of cord wood.  C. J. Bunbury has moved into  the residence recently occupied by  the-Rev. F. V. Venables.  Randolph Stuart will leave in a  few days to inspect some wheat  lauds north of Pincher Creek.  J,_ Crawford, the general mer-  of Rock Creek, mingled with the  throng on Copper street yesterday.  D. Wadds, the well-known  photographer, will do business in  Greenwood this month for several  days.  At the National, Mrs. Harry  Towns provides her customers  with Curlow ice cream, aud buttermilk.  " During the past week, about 20  familii-s have removed from the  Mothnr Lode to Anaconda and  Greenwood.  Miss Nelson, late of Westbridge,  has recovered from her recent illness aud returned to her home  near Chesaw.  At the City Studio upon Dead-  wood street John H. James is pie-  pared to do all kinds of photographic work. ,  D. S./Hardie moved to Peachland on Monday. He will fill a  position in that town with Morriu,.  Thompson & Co.  At the Court of Revision last  Monday, about 150 names were  struok off the voter's- list for  Greenwood riding. :  ..Messrs D. D. McMillan, J. J.  Rduchon and L. L. Matthews were  elected members of the Fire Brigade  upon Monday evening.  The Now Dominion Copper Co.  has s/gned a contract to ship 25,000  tons of ore from the..Riwkide t0  Greenwood smelter for_ experimental purposes.     .,,     '   ���������*'.'���������-  The Royal Seal cigar has been  before'--the smoking public for a  dozen years-. It is made in Nelson  and can be bought.in " vrly every  mountain town.-   ;  ���������> About 12 inches of a stringer  carrying Wd carbonate was'struck  in the Argo tunnel'last week. The  ore from,it will., assay ������75"to the  ton in,gold, silyer-and lead values.  Robert Wood is putting two men  to work on an old. mineral claim  i.ear PentiVtori ' i"\w Sully mine,  on the West Fork, will he shut  down until the railway  Carmi.  Last week, that jolly  the Rev. F. V. Venn hies  his new home iu Quebec. As a  rule only parsons, or bank clerks  would ever think of moving from  B. O, to the land of pea-soup, but  when duty calls-they must obey or  change their calling.  E. Berkruan fell off a ladder in  Oroville and. bumped his nose. It  bled for three days before he was  brought to the hospital iu Greenwood, and then it took 2-i hours  hard work by the local surgeons  to get the bleeding under control,  lie -will leave for .his homo this  week. ���������  reaches  parson,  luft  for  Last week, Charles Dempsey located a ranch near Fish lake.  Upon his return trip, iu company  with J. H. East", the train was  wrecked nine miles west of Midway. This gave Charley ample  time to count all the ties between  the wreck and Midway aud make  remarks about the beautiful  scenery.  J. H. Dimmick is spending a few  days in town. He received the  damages awarded by the court,  from the B. C. Copper Co., about  two months ago. At present Mrs.  Dimmick is in Sidney, but ho may  remove her to Spokane. She is  not recovering very rapidly from  the effects of tlie terrible injuries  that she received at the Mother  Lode mine nearly two yeais ago,  Western Float  P. Burns & Co. .will build a cold  storage plant at Prince Rupert this  summer. "    ' '. "*  '';  A 40 ton mill;will be erected ' at  the Inland Empire ^mihe,, near  Paulsen. . ���������'*   { -',-.".-��������� ' .,  La'bt month. J. R. Mitchell sold  3,120 acres of CP.B. "land op-u-  Pentict'on.  During the past winter hardly  any sheep were lost by the rancher.*  iu Alberta.  The Piincp. Rupert club is piitt-  ing up a -building in that city to  cost $9,000.  Tn ' Vernou, the curlers, will  build a rink aud give a bonspiel  next winter.  In the Okanagan, the prospnets  for a good fruit crop are the best  ever known.  The province of Alberta is opening permanent immigration offices  iu Winnipeg.  Fort George already has three  Chinamen. Ono of them is a clerk  in a local store.  A. -W. McVittie and S. L.  Cokeley are opening a surveyor's  office in Meiritt.  By a vote of 85 to 35, the town  of Oroville has decided to be  alcoholically wet.  Fire destroyed the residence of  Angus Larnont, at Ashupla, causing a loss of ������1,000.  C, Zaccaro, of Portland, Oregon,  has been appointed leader of the  city band in Fernie.  ��������� At Merritt. a seam of coal 1-4  feet wide has been struok in the  B. C. Southern mine.  During the last year, the debt of  British Columbia was reduced by  two millions of dollars.  --Nakusp ia*-extfeztding..its -water  system.  Victoria Day will be celebrated  iri Kaslo.  Oue man, in Moyie, owns 15  rowboat-*.  Potatoes are S1G to SIS a ton iu  Kamloops.  Blue grouse are plentiful in the  Okanagan.  A. Johnson will start an hotel  at Quesnel.  TheC.P.R. will not install weigh  scales at Fernie.  The Kettle River has reached  high water mark.  Kaslo may soon have a civic  telephone system.  Midway will hold it3 first agricultural fair next fall.  The bank of.B.N.A. has opened  a branch iu Foit George.  The rate of taxation in Calgary  is 15J mills on the dollar.  Kettle Falls has baen connected  with Marcus by telephone.  Beef cattle are being shipped  from Calgary to Princeton.  P. Burns & Co. will erect a ten-  storey building iu Calgary.  It is rumored that a tourist  hotel will be built at Lardo.  Another deposit of marble has  been discovered near Kaslo.  The Cosmopolitan hotel, in  Cranbrook, is to be enlarged.  In Revelstoke, the police do not  allow hoboes to get cold feet.  Some beavers have been put in  the zoological gardens at Bauff.  J. D. Carl in has sold his store in  Golden and moved to Victoria.  There will be a celebration in  Bridesville on tho 24th of May.  Tlio police are attempting to  stop boxing matches in Coleman.  At Mission City, beef is 25 per  cent, dearer than it was a year ago.  The U. S, Government is planting 50,000 trout in Bonaparte lake.  The assessment of Fernie is  $157,000 more than it was a year  Joseph Martin, the Euglish M.P.,  will spend a portion of this year iu  B. C. ...;.'-  The output of tho Middlosboro  collieries will be doubled in a short  time. '���������'������������������,'���������  ��������� Kelowna would like the O.P.R.  to build a,tourist hotel iu that  town.  For running a "blind pig"' in  Fernie, Einiln Picarelli was lined  $200.  The Hpring assizes havo been  cancelled in Vernon and Greenwood.  ';,George Stark has sold his hotol  at Wilmer aud gone to Portland  Canal.     '  James Fyfe, of Cranbrook, hai  gone farming 16 miles from Fort  George.  August Nordquist, a miner from  the Lucky Jim, died in Kaslo last  week from pneumonia.  It was 90 in the shade up">n one  or two April days in the Boundary  aud Similkameen districts.  J. E. English is clo'-ins; up the  business of Mc Vicar & Pinchbeck,  iu Slocan, for the creditors.  M. M. Stephens, formerly city  clerk of Phoenix, is an ald^rmanic  candidate in Prince Rupert.  ��������� Dr. Lazier has sold-hi3 . practice  in Princeton, to Dr.' McCaffrey,  and removed to Vancouver.  The Hotel Colin, at Grand Forks,  has been sold for $13,000 to Charles  Petersen and Gus Eastmau.  Proviecial policemen in the northern part of B. C. have had their  salaries raised. $10 a month.  The Fort George Tribune says  that it is a blessing that wild geese  are plentiful near that town.  F. C. Cooper, one of the pioneers  of Grand Forks, died in tint city  last week from Bright's disease.  L-rst month, forest fires in the  Porcupine Hills, Alberta, deatroyed  a million dollars worth of timber.  Rossland must be a dull town.  Hotel men are being fined in that  city for selling liquor on Sundays.  The Alice concentrator, three  miles from Creston. has been-leased  to the Aurora Mining Co., of Moyie.  Prof. F. White, a musician of  Crow's Nest, was killed while  walking on the C.P.R. near that  town.  The ladies of Christ Church, in  Fernie, recently raffled a piano.  It was won by an Italian hotel  keeper.  The co-operative store at Chilli-  wack has gone out of business, it  having ceased to be a profitable  concern.  The staking of quartz claims  upon the creeks around Dawson,  is now a popular industry in the  Klondike.  In and around Fort George 64  men are working with survey  parties. Thoy aro paid $3 a day  and board.  Lumber is being rafted down the  Skeena to Kitselas, and building  operations will soon be lively in  that town.  R. H. Morris, a coal expert from  Mexico, is examiniug coal properties near Princeton, for a Spokane  syndicate.  It is stated that Italian railway  laborers are killing game along the  Tulameen river, regardless of tbe  game laws.  Georgo Cowan is very ill in tho  hospital at Bakerville. Years ago  he was a member of the provincial  legislature.  At a recent boxing exhibition in  Coleman, between Jim Burrows  and Charley Robinson, tho receipts  were $1,100.  Now telephones are being installed in Hosinor. That town will  soon have connection with Nelson  and Spokane.  TheC.P.R. are expending $3S,-  000 at Summerland, in the building of wharves, packing house and  cold storage plant.  Al Palmer, of Kaslo, and Captain McKinnou, of tho steam-r  Kokaneo, will visit the Portlan 1  Canal district this-mouth.  The Slocan Record will appear  at New Denver this week. J. W.  Grier is tbe editor, proprietor arid  mechanical superintendent. '  , W. F. Teetzel has been appointed  government ageut in' Ni-lson. At  one time Frank owned all the drug  stores in S mtheru Kootenay.  .TJie  Monarch   mine,  at   Field,  will  soon   begin  shipping  to   the  Trail   smelter.     The   renent   dis  coveries are almost pure lead.  Sno-.vslider are very prevalent  in the mountains around Portland  Oan.'l. and it is'feared that nviny  prospectors have lost- their lives.  Kelowna wants insurance rates  reduced. They should also be reduced iu Greenwood owing to the  excellence of its fire department.  In Vancouver, burglars broke  into the residenco of F. P. Petti������������������  piece. They secured two cigars  aud sorne pamphlets on Socialism.  Thomas Abriel has bought the  Ymir Herald-plant and will start  a paper in Nakusp. It is sixteen  year3 since a paper was published  iu that town.  For serving drinks in tho Astor  House, Rossland. on a Sunday,  Theo. Charron was fined $50 and  costs. He left the city in preference to paying the fiue.  For starting a bnsh fire, near  Lille, aud allowing it to run,  Frank St. Lawrence was fined S40  and costs. For not obeying orders  to assist in putting out the fire,  two men were' fined $4 and costs.  Dan Maun "has made millions  out of railway construction, and  now he confesses to having cleaned  up something like SI7,000.000 iu  laud speculation in British Columbia���������just on the side. "Big Dan  has good cause to think well of his  native laud. ���������Hamilton Herald.  .': Protect.'the.-Wires./,  In every town lit by electricity somebody is responsible  for   the   wiring  in  every building.   Fires 'have  often ��������� been  started by poor insulation and defective"  wiring.    V\ lioever is   made   responsible'  for the wiring^ of buildings should exercise the powers of his office'and enforce  the ordinances provided as  strictly 'as -  though dealing with gas or dynamite.  One of the requirements is that the insii-"  lation used ou electric, wires should be  tested to withstand any voltage required  of it.   This important matter  is ; often  overlooked until after a fire occurs. -   ','   ,  The K and H cigar has jumped  into prominence through the excellent flavor of the tobacco out of  which it is made.  An Old-Timer.  Billy Murray went east last  July from Grand Forks and located  some mineraFclaiHis in the Porcupine district, Outario. He spent  the winter at his old home in  Petrolia and found that 21 years  absence'makes  nearly everything  look different. It was in-'S3 that  Billy rode his first" horse across the  plains.'   Side by side with   Jack  Coryell   he   fought    through    the  .ebellion of 'So, coming afterwards  11 the present site of Grand Forks,  where,   in  orap ny-with Coryell,  he located  a  ranch in 'S7,   that  they sold to the Djukhobora last  year for $39,000.    He located a-i  extension to the Mother Lode mine  when the excitement first touched  Deadwood  camp,  and in   'Ol he  took  up,   as a ranch, the present  site of Greenwood, but abmdoned  it a short time afterwards.    Mr.  Murray   was in  town  this week,  shaking hands with  Billy Nelson,  Scott   McRae   and   a   few   other  trail-blazers, who made it easy for  the tenderfeet to get in   without  stubbing their  toes against  fallen  timber.    He will leave the Boundary in a short time, to  hunt  up a  new Eldorado in the northern part  of this province, but will not take  the cay use route.  Ontario Silver.  Silver is Ontario's m-,st' profitable mirieril. The 1909 output id  25,000,000 ounces. This is half  the annual output of the United  States, the greatest silver country  on earth. The mining of Outario  is, from the standpoint of provincial revenue, extremely profitable, and while tho"collections do  not bear at all heavily on the ,  industry, they explain to a certain  extent the splenilid financial condition of the province.  The Wicked Flea.     *��������� -  Prof. Carl C. Petersson of Dubuque, related at a recent dinner  some examination stories.    .  "Once, in a bible -lesson," he  Baid, "I repeated the text, "Arise,  and take the young child .and his  mother and flee into Egypt.'  "And then I showed the children  a large picture that illustrated the  text in bright colors.'  "The children studied this picture eagerly. Then they all frowned. All looked rather disappointed.���������Finally.a little girl said:  "Teacher, where is tl e flea?"  ���������Washington Evening Star.  Long-Nos3d Englishman.  Some time ago the Late King  Leopold of Belgium, was strolling  in the Pare Monceau in Paris. A.s  he walked along he saw in a bed.  in the center of a lawn, a plant  which interested him. And stepping on to the gr-a'-s he went to examine it. It is forbidden to walk  on .the grass in the Pure Monceau! .  and before many minutes, one of  the park keepers, an old soldier  with a chest full of medals, was in  tbe king of Belgium's wake.    \   "  "Come out of that, you  long-   -  nosed .Englishman," ' he shouted."  Don't you know^hajLyou^axeJaojj,-'  allowed to spoil - the" grass oFthe'"  republic with those great feet of  you rs ?"  Tbe king, who was very niur-h  amused, apologized politely. His  politeness and something familiar  in his face puzzled the park keeper.  "I believe I've seen -you before  somewhere," he said.  "Very likely," said tho king;  "but anyhow, so that you should  know the long-nosed Englishman  uext time you meet him, here is  his portrait."  An he gave the mau a Belgium  five-franc piece.  To Hurt Your Town.  Oppose improvements. Mistrust  public men. Run the town down  to strangers. Go to some other  town to trade. Refuse to advertise in your local paper. Do not  invest a cent; lay out your money  somewhere else. Be particular to  discredit the motives of public  spirited men. Lengthen your face  when a stranger speaks of locating'  iu your town. If a man wants to  buy your property ask him two  prices for it. If he wants anybody's else, butt iu and diseouragc  him. Refuse to see the rni-rit iu  any scheme that does not exactly  benefit you. Run down your  newspaper. Send your printing  to outside towns. Run down your  ollicers. Run down everything  and everybody except Number-  One. Keep up any or all of these  tactics for any length of time and  you will find yourself despised by  all right-thiuking citizens, your  business on the hog. your town on  tho bum and your whole life embittered because you are a knocker.  Cut it out.'  French Sport Lovers.  Charles M. Schwab was talking  about pprrt. ^ -~  "The French," he said-with*-a  laugh are tlie great sportsmen.  'Le Sport'���������that is their adoration.  I'll never forget how I watched,  one whole afternoon, from the  Casino terrace of -Monte Carlo, a  couple of Frenchmen in a boat  shooting seagulls. The blue Mediterranean was dotted with the  beautiful dead-white birds. They  were of course, no u^e to anybody.  '���������'I know a man who joined a  great crowd about a sewer grating  in the Rue St. Honore,- in Paris.  An excited Frenchman was fishing  through the grating. He lowered  a strong hook baited with meat,  and every three or four minutes he  brought up, sque-iling and wriggling, a fat rat. Soon he had ,'30 or  10 fat rats 'lying at his feet. The  crowd was beside itself with the  excitement of this sport.  " -Sploudide !' it shouted at each  fresh catch. 'Superbe!' 'Miigiii-  (iique !'  "Then tho gendarmes came and  arrested the rat fisher. The crowd  writhed with ii donation. It foil-  o.wl tho piisoner to the gendarmerie     It roared.  " -A gas la tyrannic! Vive lo  sport librel���������Down with tyranny 1  JIiirr-.li for unirammehd spirt!'  ������������������ Mv friend said thero caine  near to being a revolution."  ��������� CLicago Nowh.  iipj^imaMmmMmM^t^smmsmmtmmi  6  !  LAWN MOWERS, GARDEN TOOLS,  HOSE, BOTH RUBBER AND COTTON,  A Complete.and Well Assorted Stock of Builder's  Hardware, Tools, etc.    PRICES RIGHT.    ,  TheHUNTER-KENBRICKCo.,Ltd.  EXCLUSIVE HARDWARE. ...  EW.  I-  mmmnigffi^stt  5RSm!R5Br^rWin*V,(i^-������������BMW"H  1*i ���������-.A.  THE   LEDGE,   GREENWOOD,   BRITISH  COLUMBIA.  BATTLIMG WITH ODDS  THAT HAS BEEN THE LIFE WORK  OF T. C. ROBINETTE.  Famous Criminal Pleader Is a Man  Who Dearly Relishes a Fight, and  He Has Managed to Keep Well  Supplied With Them���������Is a Quiet  Man With a Fund of Secrets Locked   Away   In   His   Breast.  All the world loves a fighter. And  when that man almost invariably  has the losing end of thc fight and  las frequently as not wins out the  I world is prone to love him all the  'more.  ��������� The warrior ��������� who is a warrior for  the sheei sporting instinct that is in  him comes in all classes' and conditions of men. lie may be us like  the oidinaiy breed as two peas, but  there is always, one tiling by which  you can distinguish him. He has  a trick of lighting backwards when  the odds are too great and keeping  at it until he comes to the last ditch.  Presently he iccc-guizes that it is the  lust ditch and if the re is nothing else  leit to do he lies down and dies in  it. But a man of that sort can  usually find something else to do  and that is why you so frequently  hear from  him  again.  Canada has a liberal quota of such  men, but iheie is not one of them  who piques tho, iinaeiiuition quite  ao much as T. C. Kobinette. Of  course no one ever calls him T. C.  Kobinette��������� except in a newspaper  item or a legal document. Conversationally he i.s Tom on the same  principle that William Mackenzie is  Jiill, and his distinguished confrere,  Daniel Mann, is Dun. It gives a  fine odor of familiarity.  It was back iu the regime of the  Earl of Abcrdein that Tom Robinette  registered his first indelible mark as  a   criminal   pleader.    A uuin   named  T.  C.   ROBINETTE.  McWherral killed an aged couple  near Bn.rnpton, and out of nowhere  in particular came a young lawyer  named Robinette to defend him. It  wis a long fight, but ultimately McWherral went to the penitentiary and  not to the gallows. Some say that  iLcWherral should have been hanged, but that has nothing to do with  the case. Counsel for the defence  was there to defend ��������� and every reason why McWherral should have  hanged is a testimonial for his lawyer.  From that day the name of Tom  Robinette took its place ulong with  Ayer's Alrn-.n-ic and the Bible as a  family tradition in Canada.  Although this was his first introduction to the country at large the  young criminal pleader had up till  that time been quite a celebrated  person in a smaller circle. He had  arrived at tho University with a  reputation as a political spellbinder,  and whenever an opportunity arose  lie was found on the Liberal stump  "pointing-.with pride," arid "-.-.ailing  another lie." Nor were his pugnacious propensities limited to oratorical invective. There is a well authenticated story of his student days  to the effect that once on a-'midnight  foray he fell foul of the police. Failing to outdo the officer in debate he  was forced to fight for it, and eventually appeared in court charged  with beating up a constable. He  showed conclusively, however, that  the policeman had been completely  in the wro-.g and the charge was  immediately  dropped.  He graduated from the university  in 1884 with a gold and silver medals,  after having been the first president  of tlie Modern Language Club, and  iu-1887. finished his Osgoode Hall  course.  From that time on he throw himself  into criminal law and since the McWherral case he has figured in almost every great sensation in eastern  Canada. There was Healey, who  killed Corrigan in 1899; there wero  Smith and Bn-ome, who killed an  old woman near McMaster University, Toronto; there was Mr3. Kyle,  who- shot and killed an assailant  near Woodstock; and last year Mrs.  Turner and Wulter Blythe, In addition to these there have been  scores of cases just as sensational in  their time involving lesser crimes  than the capitul one, Then there are  the divorce crises. The majority of  them pass through his hands. They  6ny -in Toronto that there is no man  in that city who carries locked up in  his trosoii) quite so many family  secrets.  And this is one of the most fascinating thiii'-'s about Tom Robinette.  At any hour in the day you may see  in thc waiting room of his oflice a  dozen persons drawn from every rank  in lif-. linch in his turn goes in r.t  the door with its inscrutable frosted  glass. And while, the visitor delivers  up every shred of his private life  that he has tried so hard to keep  hidden,   the   culm   impressive   ���������������������������- '  l.;*-.---r.*;^->.;\'  ������iiiiilll������  lllSilftf  wmmm  tor of defences sits boating a tattoo  wilh his long, slim fingers, and conning the fighting chance. Presently  the interview is at nn end and the  campaign i.s planned. It happens  over nnd ovi.-.- im-iiu a score of tunes  a day l-iii in-voi a wi.rd passes tho  frosted glass door. This is no business for a man garrulously inclined  Now .and again long years afterward the loose ends of a story find  their way .out into the world. Indiscreet assistants sometimes talk too  much or messages provide a loophole  for escape. And when such a bit of  information gets away it provides in-  tere-ting   rending.  McWherral.' for instance. WalW  McWherral was the illegitimate son  of an Knglish nobleman, who sits today in tliu House of Lords. His mother win a governess in the peer's  family. This was a fact well known  to Lord Aberdeen, and a judicious reminder of the fact secured a commutation of the sentence of death.  KveryoiM' remembers Fred. Lee Ric*.  who with Kutlt'dgp and Jones created  so great n si-nsatifin some years ago.  Rice was a university graduate whose  father hud b-en an intimate friend  of Abraham Lincoln. The father is  still living and is now a millionaire  in the State of Illinois. When Rice  the last of the band, lay in Toronto  Jail awaiting execution every possiblr-  stop was taken to secure a commutation of his sentence. His father wen?  to Speakf-r Joe Cannon, himself from  Illinois. Cannon communicated with  Anib-'sadof Joseph Choate, then nleni  potentiary at St. James, and Choate  took train a few hours before the exe  cution and rode all night to Windsor  Castle to ask King Edward to grant  a pardon Tlie elaborate sclinnie wa=  unavailing, however, and Rice was  hnngr-d.  Tt is such stnri������s as these that Ton>  Rnbini'tt" could tell if he only would,  but he will not. Sornp day his friends  sav, he has promised to write a volume of his reniinisceni-es, but not until after the last ones who care are  t'onc.  But this i.s only the criminal Bide.  He figured, too, in some notable civil  cases, the Toronto Parks Investigation arid the London election fram'  cases. Then there was the celebrated  Peteiboro election case where he ap  peared for the Government. He has  on two occasions been through the  political mill as a candidate, twice  contesting Centre Toronto in the Lib  eral interestr  So when Young Canada stons r  the middle of a game of "pirut" an"  feels certain misgivings about the fat-  of Blackboard and some of his othf  illustrious predecessors he can tak-'  comfort in the thought that Tom Rob  inette will be on hand to defend him  bo long as there is a fight in it.  MOTOR BOATING.  It,  Is   a   Pastime   That   Is   Steadily  Spreading In Canada.  Of tlie many manly sports, particu-  larlv water sports, indulged in by  men of all ages and classes in Canada,  in none has greater interest been  shown than in motor boating, and thi:-  notwithstanding the- fact that it i=>  only within recent years that engines  have been constructed for propelling  all kinds ot craft by motor power.  What we possess to-day in this respect, is the result of many years of  strenuous and . necessarily scientific  studv. The ingenuity displayed by  inventors in improving motor engine.'  has been rewarded by producing a  mechanism undoubtedly one of the  most perfect ever constructed.  The steam engine was justly regarded as a great invention, and was so  perfected as to be applicable to the  propulsion of any kind or size of boat;  but the discovery''Of the use of elec-  tricitv has practically resulted in the  superceding of everything in the way  of steam power in pleasure boating.  The reasons for this are found in the  fact that the use of the electric snark  for generating power saves time, gives  greater speed, is much cleaner and  economises space. Each of these reasons is a' matter of the greatest, importance, especially in the smaller  classes ol boats.  With motor power a yacht can be  started on a minute's notice, and can  develop a tremendous speed by which  a small 35-40 foot launch can oat-distance even such ocean greyhounds as  the Mauritania, the Cunard record-  breaker of the fast service across-the  Atlantic.  The supply of fuel (gasoline) can b?  stored in bunkers well protected, but  which occupy u space practially unnoticed: The saving of space due to  the absence of large boilers and the  necessary fuel, together with the great  convenience ^resulting-from absence of  heat from boilers, is sufficient to give  some idea of the' indubitable advantages of the motor engine over that of  the ordinary steam engine.  As to the use to which smaller craft  of the inexpensive variety can be utilized, there is no country equal to  Canada either for short or long  cruises. The enormous areas covered  by rivers and streams of various sizes,  as well as the inland fresh water  lakes, all of which are navigable and  picturesque, makes this country the  home of pleasure boating. Every province in Canada, from the Atlantic  to the Pacific, contains streams and  lakes which are beine utilized for this  pastime, so that in every-part of the.  broad Dominion this manly sport is  growing in popularity amongst those  who need or seek recreation. Even the  great streams of the Rocky Mountains,  created by the melting snows and  which form lakes and rivers in the  valleys, are being utilized for motor  boating. It is a sport that takes one  out into the open, that is enjoyed in  the fresh air and, while it is not  strenuous, affords some physical exercise and calls for the displuy of considerable skill. And what may be  equally important and beneficial, it  tends to develop an appreciation of  the beauties of nature and of the  charms of our landscapes.���������Canadian  Life and Resources.     .  STOMACH MISERY  BANISHED BY "FHIJIT-A-TIVE3"  IN FAMILY USE  OVER 30 YEARS  MR. ALCIDE HEBERT  Stratford Centre, Wolfe Co., Que.  "I have been completely cured of a  frightful condition of my Stomach  through the wonderful fruit medicine  'Fruit-a-tives'. I could not eat anything  but what I suffered awful pain from  Indigestion.  My head ached incessantly.  I was told to try 'l'ruit-a-tives' and  sent fur six boxes. Now I am entirely  well, can eat any ordinary food and  lever have a Headache."  ALCIDE HEBERT  50c. a box, 6 for f.2.$o, or trill box,  25c. At all dealers or from I-'ruit-a-  tives Limited, Ottawa.  RESOLUTION VS. CHEQUE.  .  Sl-ory   of the   Late   Sir   George  A.  Drummond.  Mr.   Robert   Bickerdike.   M.P.,  Frequently  An old colored    111:1 n,    who    could  neither mad  nor write, and who had  been found by his muster to he deficient in  his   market    book    accounts,  blamed   the   butcher   wilh   tampering  with his hook.   The gentleman of the  house  remonstrated   hy saying:  "Hid, Tom, figures don't lie."  "No," answered the old  man, "but  Could Have Been Avoided  Mrs. Nowrich was growing accustomed to power. She enjoyed it, and was irritated when any one presumed to differ from her in opinion. When the  sailing party of which she had been a  member, landed on thc shores of the  lake, rainsoaked and frightened. Mrs.  Nowrich was the only one who cared  to talk.  "It could all have been avoided if  that captain had done as I told him,"  she said, between the chattering of Her  teeth, as the party stood huddled under a small shelter.  "When I saw that cloud corning  from that corner of the lake I said to  him, "I think you'd better mi-ke  straight for home, and not spend any  more time ticking;" hut he paid 110  more attention than if-v.1 hadn't  spoken I"  The  Dotty  Solo ���������  Tho musical young woman who dropped her waist, in the piano player and  turned out a Beethoven sonata, lias  her equal in the 'lady who stood in  front of n five-bar fence' and sang all  the dots on her veil.  KEEP BABY'S SKIN CLEAR  GORE UN AND  WEN ALIKE  WHAT    DODD'S    KIDNEY     PILLS  DID  FOR ONE  FAMILY  in      Few parents realize how many esti-  paying a tribute to the memory of the   n.ablc- lives have been (-mhitteivd and,     (  social and business siiccss prevented 1 *������������������'"���������  '"*'  ^'-''"-J     '''���������������    u'    '"L"    ���������t''-'  Cured Chas. Bell of Rheumatism and  His Wife of Inflammation of thc  Kidneys���������Mrs. Bell's Statement.  North Range, Digby Co., N.S, (Special���������That      Dodd's      Kidney      Pills  late Senator Drummond the other day,  told  the following story:  "Sir George Drummond was an able  rmin. He had a great mastery of figures. I have had many business dealings with him and found him strong  and able. And in his position as  chairman of the Banking Committee,  he rendered good service."  There is a story in which he figured  as a young man, when he was secretary of tlie Redpath Sugar Refinery,  and which connects him in an amusing way with the late "Barney"  Devlin.  Nothing amiss at all with the connection; but-I-do not think it is generally known.  The Redpath people wanted to get  a new charter through at Ottawa���������a  charter organizing the company into  a   limited   liability   concern.  "Barney.Devlin was asked to put  the thing through. The latter did the  business in good shape, and Sir  fiooree, then plain Mr. Drummond.  moeting Barney after the job was  -^one. took him bv the hand and said:  hy serious skin affections which so  ! often result troin lliu negtect of minor  , eruptions   in   infancy   and   childhood.  With but a little care and the use of  proper emollients,   baby's    skin    and  hair may  bo  preserved,  purified  and  beautified, minor eruptiois prevented  from becoming chronic and torturing,  f'.'sfimiring rashes, ilchinjrs, irritations  and ehafings dispelled.  To this end  nothing is so pure, so  swept, so speedily effective as the u-,e  of jputicura Soap, assisted when neces- ...        T .      - .   ,  sarv bv Cutieura Ointment.    Send to told rne I must on no account do any  PntWDruu &  Ch<*in.  Corp.,  Boslon' J���������";---   T suffered froni Dropsy and ni>  U.S.A., sole proprietors, for their free I-,-"-'t wouW s-vo11 so * could ������ot W(Jil1  1 women alike is shown in the cases of  Mr. and Mrs. Chas. Bell 'A this'place.  A short time ago Dodd's Kidney Pills  cured Mr. Hell'of Rheumatism from  which- he had suffered for ten years.  This led Mrs. Bell to try them for In-  (lamination of the Kidneys and she  niiikcs the following statement:  "I was troubled with Inflammation  of the Kidneys for twenty-four years.  Some few weeks ago I got worse am'  was-laid up for a long time. When 1  wii-j  able  to  he  up  again  tho doctor  ���������32paux'    Cuticura    Hook,    telling    all  i-hout,  Skin.  the care and  treatment of tlie  "Your methods," said the indignant  official, "were simply highway robbery."  "Again you wrong me," answered  the sugar importer. "They wero low-  weigh robbery."���������Ohio State Journal.  A   Remedy  tor Silious  Headache.���������  my shoes.  "My husliiind buncfiitcd so much  from taking Dodd's Kidneys Pills 1  decided to give them a trial, anr*  though I have taken only throe boxt?:  I am well and can wear my shoes anr.  do nearly all my own .housework. 1  cannot say too much for Dodd's Kidney Pills." /  I'odd's Kidney "Til's make wak Kid  neys strong and sick Kidneys well.  It will cost SI4.000.000 to count the  'You hav  have  pu  ,v done splondidlv.  You mu-t  To those subject to Bilious headache, I pROplc of the United States.   That i  I  a   great  deal of work  aprl   Parmelee's Vegetable Pills are rceoin-  hocause  they will  not stand  still   t<  troublo   into "the job.    Our directors   mended as the way to speedy relief.  l)e counted.  meet to-rnorrow, and I am sure thev  will do something for you which will  plea*e  you.'  "Harney looked forward with intnr-  i*st. for he was rather hard up at the  fim���������-'���������xc-llcnl fellow, that he was.  Taken according to directions they  will subdue irregularities of the stomach and so act upon the nerves and  blood vessels that the pains in the  head will cease. There are few who  arc not at sonic-lime subject to bilious  The next dav Harney received an ne-=s and familiar with its attendant  envelope which "he thought contained evils. Yet none need sulfur with these  a   clif-ano.    When   he  opened   it  he   pills at.hand.  found that it contained a resolution of  ".hanks and appreciation passed by tho  board of directors.  "Harney us<*d som������ strong words  and put \hf resolution in his pocket.  He went to the Hank of Montreal and  asked Mr. King, the then manager,  for the loan of $300.  "Sorry I can't do it," wan the reply.  "We  have  loaned  you  money before [ have  and   you   have   not   ruid   us.    Very . Women's  sorry.   Of course, nothing against you,  Barney, but yon know I have directors  to face, and business is business."  "I!u������ say, Barney," added Mr. King,  "Perhaps you could give some collateral?"  "Faith, I can," said Barney, pulling out aiid presenting the fine resolution.  Mr. Ring looked at it and handed  it back.  "Not wnrl!) a d ."  Barney w.-is turning to go out when  he  met  Mr.  Drummond.  The latter shook him warmly by the  hand.  "Did what we did yesterday prease  you?"_  "Do you mean the resolution? Whv,  Mr. King say3 it's not worth a d ."  "Bless me," said Mr. 'Drummond,  "it cost me nearly an hour to draft."  Do not seek hi others what, you conceal-in yourself.  A change of tenors has been made  in   the  church   choir.    Eight-year-old  ���������Jessie,  returning from    the    morning  service, was anxious to tell the-news.  "Uh,  mother!'  she exclaimed,  "we  ii new terror  in  the  choir!"���������  Home  Companion.  aiA-rr or Omo Citt or Toledo, I  Lucas cdc-ity. f BS-  Fi-ank J. Chexet mftliM o.ith that no 13 rental  partner ol the firm of F. 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It's only Bessie again!"  one   of  Which  Sarah  Politician���������Congratulations,  I've been elected.  Sarah (with delight)���������Honestly?  Politician ��������� What   difference-  does  that make?���������St. Louis Times.  Free to Our Readers  Write Murine Eye Remedy Co.,'Chit-ago,; for'48-page illustrated Eye Book  Free. Write all about Your Eye  Trouble and they will advise as to the  Proper Application of the Murine Eye  Remedies in Your Special Case. Your  Druggist will tell you that Murine Relieves Sore Eyes, Strengthens Weak  Eyes, Doesn't Smart, Soothes Eye  Pain, and sells for 50c. Try it in Your  Eyes and in Baby's Eyes for Scaly  Eyelids and Granulation.  Complete in itself, Mother Graves'  Worm Exterminator does not require  the assistance of any other medicine  to make it effective. It docs not fail  to do its work.  "A little change of heir," remarked  the .old man as he altered his will,  cutting off his nephew in favor of a  distant relative.  In a certain Sunday school a teacher  told her pupils the tragic story of  Samson and Delilah. Then she turned  to a little boy.  "What do you learn, Joe," she said,  "from the Samson story?"  "It don't never pay," piped Joe, "to  have a woman cut a feller's hair."  W. N. U��������� No. 7115.  More to the Purpose.  Thc Chinese coriBul-generaJ at Ottawa told the Canadian Club of that  city that constitutional government,  as we understand it in this country,  is nothing new, but had been practiced in China twenty-four centuries I  ago. So many good things were known  and practiced by the Chinese in ancient time3 that it is no wonder the  Chinese of to-day hold their ancestors in such profound reverence. But  it would be more to the purpose if  they imitated those ancestors instead  of worshipping tham.- Hamilton Her.  aid.   "**���������* 7TTZ   IT" ������������������*&  Th������ Suffragette.        *  The suffragette Is here to stay.  1 think her rather clever.  Let voter* come and voters go.  But she'll talk on forever.  <-fonicera Htatenman,  How Old la Hubby?  "How many bi-blea baa uhe?"  "Two, not counting her husband.'--  Detroit Free Press. . ���������  Nature makes the cures  after all.  Now and then she gets  into a tight place and  needs helping out.  Things get started in  the wrong direction.  Something is needed to  check disease and start  the system in the right  direction toward health.  Scott's Emulsion of  Cod Liver Oil with hypo-  phosphites can do just  this.  It strengthens the  nerves, feeds famished tissues, and makes rich  blood.  iron SAUt bt all DitnoarHTu  'Tis a Marvellous Thing.���������When the  cures effected by Dr. Thomas' Eclec-  tric Oil are .'considered,, the speedy  and permanent relief it has-brought  to the suffering wherever it has been  used, it must he regarded as a marvellous thing that so potent a medicine  should result from,the six ingredients  which enter its composition. A trial  will convince the most skeptical of its  healing virtues.  Sleeping Draughts  and Soothing Mixtures  A mother should never give her  child a sleeping draught, soothing  mixture or opiate of any kind except on the advice of a doctor who  has seen the'child. All those things  contain poisons and an overdose may  kill the little one. When you give  your child Baby's Own Tablets you  have the guarantee of a government  analyst that this medicine does not  contain one particle of opiate or  narcotic and cannot possibly do harm  ���������but always do good. The Tablets  promptly cure all stomach, bowel  and teething troubles, and give  healthy, natural sleep. Sold by medicine dealers or by mail at 25 cents a  box from The Dr. Williams' Medicine  Co., Brockvilie, Ont.  Tomorrow is uncertain and yesterday no longer counts.   ��������� .��������� #  Minard's  Liniment Cures Burns,  Etc.  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CHASE'S OINTMENT was applied.  ,No wound or hurt but what has serious possibilities unless antiseptic  treatment is applied to prevent blood  poisoning.  Livcis are often saved by having at  hand a box of Dr. Chase's Ointment.  Its antiseptic properties prevent blood  /Oisoniug and it is so remarkably healing that cure is soon brought about.  This case will interest you. Mis.  0. Hopkins, St. George,~'Ont., .writes:  "I feel like shouting the 'praises of  Dr\_' Chase's Ointment. Ono day last  year while threshing my son got badly  hurt hy having the prongs of a fork  run into his leg. In a day or two it,  began to get very sore and blood poisoning set in. We did everything for  it but it would heal.in one place and  break out in another. This kept on for  three months when finally we got a  box of Dr. Chase's Ointment.;   ''   -  "In about a week's time we noticed  a wonderful change and by using three  boxes he was cured,' completely. ' He  has had no return of trouble, My husband was cured of a bad-case of piles  by the use of two boxes of Dr.  Chase's Ointment."        <   ,     -  <-  .  Dr. Chase's Ointment is'- useful .in  scores of ways in every home. Wliile  its groat reputation has been made-as  a cure for eczema rind piles there ia  not a case of itching or irritated skin  disease in which it'will fail to bring  rcli-f. '*      ���������        ���������    ,-        '. . .���������  Tho better you become acquainted  wilh Dr. Chase's Ointment the better  you will appreciate its wonderful  soothing, healing qualities. Any 'drug- -  gist will tell you , of its remarkable  .record of cures, . '  Dr. Chase's- Ointment;. 60 cents- a  box, all dealers or Edmanson, Bates &  Co., ��������� Toronto. Write for free copy of  Dr. Chase's Recipes. ,,   .    -  A pure Fruit Jelly Fowdei���������]mt tho  flnot pure Calves Foot Jelly flavored  only by the pure fruit.  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B  Wtaere C!irisiie9s Biscuits  come from���������  The cleanest factory ia Canada  "T^HE Christie, Brown biscuit factory Is in keeping with  -*���������   the international reputation of the firm.   Visitors  know just why Christie's biscuits are the best baked���������and  hundreds visit the big factory every season.  The Christie, Brown people stake their reputation on  cleanliness and quality. The raw product is the purest  and best money can buy, and every ounce of it is  carefully analyzed before it can enter the bake rooms.  Every device and machine -making for the perfection of  the product���������is used in the big factory. The bright and  cheerful employes, all arrayed in spotlessly white uniforms laundried on the premises, speak volumes for the  sanitary conditions under which they work.- You just  buy Christie's Biscuits once and you'll know why your  neighbors call them '-so good." The best grocers keep  them and they cost no more.  Christie, Brown & Co., Ltd., Toronto  a*  Minard's  Liniment    Cures    Dandruff,  ���������ond 10c., nnkio of |iii|������-r nnd tbla Hit. for nut  iKMutltiil H.ttli.,:. ri.mlc vi���������I OMI.I'-i Hlcjtti-j.i'uok.  Kuoli bai,k imiiltilfttf a (Joed l.uuk 1'itnuy.  SCOTT A 0OWNE  126 Wall'natois Slrsot, West      Toronto, Out  Not on The Arm  It was at a dinner party. The bright  young man sat next to the young woman with beauliful arms and neck.  The fair companion.suddenly exhibited sii'iis of nervousness, Two of his  best jok"S passed unnoticed. Her face  worn a look of alarm.  "T am in misery," shn said.  "Fn misery?" echoed the mnn.  "Yns. I was vaccinated the other  day, arid it has taken beautifully. I  can almost scream, it hurts so."    ������"  The young man looked at the beautiful arms; no signs there.  "Why, where were you vaccinated?"  he asked surpriacdly.  "In Boston," sho said, tho smile  chasing away the look of pain.  ������g������lvie s  :������yai Motis<  FOR BREAD      -      -      FOR PASTRY  ALWAYS GIVES SATISFACTION  our  WHAT MORE COULD YOU WISH FOR ?  trs THE ��������� LEDGE.   GREENWOOD,   BRITISH COLUMBIA.  AN EXPERIENCED HOUSEWIFE  knows that Sunlight Soap  means a wonderful saving of  time and labour ia house-  cleaning.  Whether with hot or cold  water, nothing gets the dirt  off so quickly,and without  injury as SunllgbtsSoap.        .-  Sunlight makes'the home  as fresh as new. <���������<������  The Result of Observation  Helen was having a spirited conversation over her doll. Her brother  tried 'ineffectually to get in a word  here and there and at last, just stood  and listened.      '  "My dolly can see, tause she has  eyes. And she can hear tause she has  ears. And she can smell tause she  has a nose." Then she hesitated, but  only for a second. "But-my dolly can't  talk," she finished.  At this juncture, Harold entered  with desperation into the conversation,  "But if your dolly was a girl dolly,"  he said, "she could talk."  Have Faith, My Brother  A colored preacher took some candidates for immersion down to a river  in Louisana.    Seeing' some alligators  in the, stream, one of them objected.  "Why, brother," urged the pastor,  "can't you trust the Lord: He took  care of Jonah, didn't he?"  "Ya-a-a-s," admitted the darkey,  "but a whale's different. A whale's  got niem'ry; but if one o' dem 'gators  was 'ter swaller dis nigger, he'd jes'  go ter sleep is the sun and forget all  about it."  Wabbling      '  "They don't give me a fair show,"  complained the ambitious young congressman. "The speaker hardly ever  recognizes me and if I-make a motion  it either isn't seconded or fails to  carry." -  "That's the whole trouble with you,"  answered the influential constituent.  "There's.too much lost motion in your  statesmanship."���������Chicago  Tribune,  Might Have Been  "It might have' been," he continued,  thoughtfully.  ."Might have what?" they asked.  ."Might have been triplets', and it's  only twins," he replied, with the air  of one who was determined to be us  optimistic as the circumstances would  permit.  The kitten calmly washed its face  Before the grate so bright.  But Little Willie murmured: "Gee,  Someone-will'hold you up to me,  'Cause I forgot tonight."  SPRING SKIN TROUBLES  A friend met a cheerful Irish citizen  who had painly suffered'some hard  knocks.  "Well, Pat, how are you getting  along- now?',' he enquired.  "Oh, Oi'm\hard up yet; but Oi have  a fine job in Honnolulee, and fare  paid.   Oi saiMo-morry."  "Sure, man, you'll,never he able to  work there. The temperature is a  hundred in the shade."  Pat had enjurcd too much cheerfully  to be discouraged.  "Well," he replied hopefully, "Oi'll  not be wormian' in the shade,all the  toime."  SICK HEADACHES   are not caused by anything wrong ���������  in the head, but by constipation,  biliousness and indigestion. Headache powders or tablets may deaden, but 'cannot cure them. Dr.  Morse's Indian Root Pills do cure  sick headache in the sensible way  hy removing the constipation or  sick stomach which caused them.  Dr. Morse's Indian Root Pills are  purely vegetable, free from any  harmful drug, safe and sure.  When you feel the headache coming take  DE. MORSE'S  INDIAN > ROOT   -PILLS  !  HANG YOUfl OWN SHIRTS!  Pimples, ,   Eruptions     and     "Spotty  '   Complexions."  At this season, scores, of people-  girls- and young women especially���������  find their faces disfigured by pimples,  dark spots, eruptions, etc, The skin  needs ��������� attention���������needs renovating  after the trying time ��������� it has passed  through during the winter.  Just think what it has gone through!  You have been out in rain and sleet  and snow. You have been at one moment perspiring from skating, or some  other exertion. Then you have stood  to "cool off." You have spent hours  of the day indoors at a temperature  equal to summer heat. Then you have  covered up your tkin���������except jour face  ���������and gone out ' into a temperature  away, below zero! No wonder that,  with all these changes, the skin of the  face and neck shows signs of needing  attention.  Don't forget that the skin has to do  work just as any other organ of the  body, and if you overwork it, it gives  out. Zam-Buk. is the remedy. Smear  it lightly over the spots, the eruptions,  the sallow patches, at night, and notice how quickly your appearance improves. As the rich, refined, herbal  essences sink deep into the tissue, the  hard, security-like patches are removed. Better color results. The cells of  the skin become transparent. The  blood beneath is able to impart its  proper coloring to the tissue, and the  delicate bloom of health replaces the  sallowness and pallor of disease.  Zam-Buk is also of great use for  skin injuries and -diseases. Eczema,  ulcers, chaps, ringworm, acne, yield  to its use. For cuts, burns, bruises,  children's rashes, etc., it is unequalled and it is a sure cure for piles. All  druggists and stores at 50c a box, or  Zam-Buk Co., Toronto, for price. Refuse harmful substitutes and imitations.       "v  It not only loses flavour, but worse than this, loos������  tea takes on new odors, such as coal oil, molasses,  onions, coffee, soap, etc.,���������to say nothing of  its exposure to the sun, dust, dirt and  air.   Therefore for your protection  A Little Cold.  He caught a little cold���������  That was all.  So (he, neighbors sadly said,  As they gathered round his bed,  When thoy hoard that he was dead.  He caught  a little cold���������  That.was all. ���������(Puck).  is told only in sealed lead packets���������never in bulk.  ��������������������������� Black, Mixed and Natural Green, 40c, 50c, 60c and 70e per lb. ������������������  A  Husband's Bequest  A prominent man called to condole  with a lady on the death of her husband,.and concluded byr saying, "Dill  he leave you much?"  "Neurly every night," was the reply.  Salesman���������Shirt, sir. Will yoii^  have a negligee or a stiff bosom?       ""  Customer���������Negligee, 1 guess. The  doctor said I must avoid starchy  things,���������Boston  Transcript.  An Irish recruit who ran at Ihe first  shot in his first buttle was unmercifully laufhed at for his cowardice by the  whole regiinont, but he was equal to  the occasion.  . "Run, is it?" he reputed, scornfully.  "Faith, an' I didn't, nnythr-r. I just  observed the gineraPs express orders.  He told us, 'Strike for home and yer  counthry,' and I struck for home.  "Thiin what sthruck for their counthry is there ' yet."���������Harper's Magazine'.  Successful  Fishing  "Ah," said a visitor, "so you are  hack from vour 'fishing trip to the  St.".tr-s.   Well, what did you catch?"  "We did pretty well,' 'said the fond  mother. "Julia caught a banker,  Martha a lawyer. Fanny landed one of  the finest looking army ollicers you  ever saw in your life. Hattie was unfortunate. She had a young fellow  with all kinds of money on the hook,  hut just at the hist moment he got  away."  "Sir, I'wish to make your daughter  my ,wife!  Tho old man hesitated. "Hadn't you  bettor see her mother first?" he asked,  gently, after thinking a moment.  ���������"I've seen hor mother, and it dossn't  make any difference���������I'm willing to  take the chances I" exclaimed the  youth, with' all the ardor of honest  love:-'-Puck.  A- now invention, The Hang-Alone  Skirt Marker, will secure for you an  absolutely accurate and even bottom  line for dresses, without any assistance. Invaluable to women who make  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    fiee    descriptive   circular.  Address:  P. O. BOX 1497,    WINNIPEG,   MAN.  No Time for Vanity  During the French revolution a thief  and a marquis jolted in a tumbril  side by side through the wild streets  of Paris, on the way to the guillotine,  while a' venerable priest tried to console their terrible last.ride with.moral  reflections.  "A "bas la noblesse I Down with  the-aristocrats!" shouted the. red-capped mob. Thereupon the thief rose, in  the cart and cried:  "My friends, you deceive yourself. T  am not an aristocrat. I am a thief."  The priest plucked him by tho sl..-eve,  saying reproachfully:  ���������- "Sit down. This is no time for vanity !"���������Washington Star.  Stella���������"What is the rule of three?"  Bella���������"That one of them ought to  '0 home, dear."  "Well, my little man," inquired a  visitor pleasantly,  "who are you?"  "I'm the baby's brother!", was the  ingenuous reply.  Suitor���������What will your father settle  on the man who marries you?  ' The Girl���������All the rest of the family,  [ suppose.���������St. Louis Times.  John and Mary had been sharing  one chair all the-evening. John sat  on the chair and Mary sat on John.  After about three hours of this Mary  suddenly exclaimed:  "Oh, John, aren't you tired?"  John smiled a brave, patient smile.  "Not now," he said, gently. "No;  not now. I was about an hour ago,  but now I'm only paralyzed.!"  si blc knea Ilka this, bus your hor"  xatiy bavo a ljuni'h or bratae on hi*  ���������Ankle,  Bock, 'BUflt, Euea or Tljroal  will clean tham off without taring tb  borne up. Ho blister, no lialr Knur  13.00 por bottle.dellT'd. Book 8 D free  jlllSOltlllNJi, Jll., for mankind, li  Homovei Painfnl Swellings. Enlarged Glandr  Goitrfl, Wana, Brnlsen, Varlcoas Veins, Yurlcon  ll!e������, Old Soros. A'layi Pain. Book Ires.  W. FMrOUNa, P.D.F.. 137 Temple St.. Snr'nolieM, Man.  -        IVKaflS Ml.. aoatTMl, Csiiilu inula.  tlss furaliliitl by Martin Bala 8 Wyura Co., Wfai-ioaa;  Ilit Natioail Drug i Chemical Ca., Winaipig aad Calgary;  and Heaaorwa Braa. Ca. ltd.. Vaicoayer.  Sore Cure for Spavin  Seattle, Wash. .Nov. 1st. 1(109  "I hare xmi your Siuvln Cure and lind tfcst It Is  a sure cum fur B|uvla Mid Bin;lx>ne>."  Ytmis truly, A. T. Lynch.  Equally jood for Curb. Splint. Buraln, Swollen  Joluta and all Imikum.  Hundreds of thousands of homo ovnftro hare used  It In the patt ia yean.   Turf������y, tt Is the world ���������  aUndard reraady.   Good for man and bout.  #1. a botUo���������a for <5. Duyatdpalaraandiet>,  free copy of our h-olc���������-A Tnutiw On Tho  -"    llono"���������ortrritous. <i_  PR. B. J. KINDALL 00.  CaMburg Fa-la,  y\fV Vs.  A Revelation to the Cook  A happily married woman, who had  enjoyed thirty-three years of wedlock,  and who was the grandmother of four  beautiful little children, had an amusing old colored woman for a cook.  One day when a box of especially  beautiful flowers was left- for the mistress the cook happened to be present,  and she said: Yo' husband send you  all the pretty flowers you gits, Missy?  "Certainly, my husband, mammy,"  proudly answered the lady.  "Glory!" exclaimed the cook, "he  certainly am holdin' out well."  English Girl���������You American girls  have not such healthy complexions as  .we have. I cannot understand why  our noblemen take a fancy to your  white faces.  American Girl���������It isn't our white  faces that attract them, my dear; it's  our greenbacks.���������The Wasp.  Do not say "Sure," remarked the  clergyman to his son. "It is a vulgar expression." "I don't think so,"  responded the juvenile. "Wesley used  it." The father stared. "Tut, tut.  Impossible." Then the boy quoted:  "Sure I must fight if I would reign."  "I can see you're worried 'about me,  clear," said tho very sick man.  "Oh, not at all," replied his wife  promptly.  "But why do you look 'so gloomy,  then?"  "I was wonderinir whether my sealskin sacquc would be considered  mourning."  A company has been formed in Victoria for the purupose of catching  whales. Problem: If a man needs two  quarts of rye water whon he goes to  catch brook trout five inches long,  how much will he require when ho  is'fishing for whales?  Doctor���������"Do you have a stuffed feeling after eating?"  Paticri���������������"Do I? I feel like a Philadelphia ballot-box."���������St. Louis Post-  Dispatch.  If a married woman is looking for  trouble all she has to do is read extracts to her husbands from the li-tfnr.-*  he wrote her during their courtship.  Couldn't Refuse  A man applied at a factory for a job.  Among other questions the foreman  asked him why he had left his last  place.  "Well," he replied, "they asked me  to please leave, and I didn't like to  refuse them."  Tommy���������You treat your doll jes' as  if you was her real mammy, don't  you?  Kitty (seriously offended)���������Indeed  I don't! 1 never spank her a bit!���������  Chicago Tribune.  Mrs. Butts (evenly)���������John, dear, if  you should give me $25 for a new hat  don't you think it would be a bless-  ing?"  Mr. Butts���������Il'm, Martha,  say it would be a miraelo.  I should  A Business Proposition  Count (to the matrimonial agent)���������  One other point. I am living out of  the country; my intended must be  shipped to me. Are your terms F.O.B.  or do you pay the freight?���������Fliegende  Blatter.  Here's a  Your  Clothes  mmim  10NEDYErof,ALL'*mD5 oro--Ds-  Just Think of li! With the SAME Dye  you can color ANY kiiid of cloth Portaotry���������No  chance of mistake*. All colors to cents from  your Drufrgi.st or Dealer. Sample Card and  Booklot Free. Tlie Johnnon'RIohardson  Co.. Limited.   Dept. 0., Montreal, Que.  YOU CAN MAKE $3,000  in .1 months, raising vegetables in  Florida. Write for our valuable book  of FACTS.  Florida Land Co.. Box 507, Chiploy,  Fla*.  This ia the  Time to  Organize  Instruments, Drums, Band Music, Etc.  EVERY TOWN CAN HAVE A tfAND  Lowontpr't-onevor <|uotod.   Flnotutuloguo,  over SOD Illustration., mailed frco.   Wrltoua  for anything lu Mua'c or Mrnlcrtl Inalrumen'a.  WHALEY,  ROYCE & CO., Limited  Toronto, Ont., and Wlnnl,.otf, Mud.  ���������       -   ���������- I , - - ���������      ���������-!  W; N. U., No. 786.  Scratches on polished wood, if not  too deej), can be removed by rubbing  gently with fine sandpaper, and then  with a mixture of olive oil and vinegar.  Farmer's Wife���������I hoar your son is  making money out of his voice at the  ������, pern  Kyles���������That's right mum.  Farmer's Wife���������Where did he learn  singing?  Byles���������Oh, 'e don't sing, mum. 'E  calls the carriages .'���������Musical America.  The Way He Knew  A young man fell into a state of  coma, but recovered before his friends  had buried him.    One of them asked  what it felt like to be dead,  "Dead!" he exclaimed. "I wasn't  dead. And I knew I wasn't, because  my feet were cold and I was hungry."  "But how did that make you sure?"  "Well, T knew that if I were in  heaven I shouldn't be hungry, and if  I was in the other place my feet  wouldn't be cold."  FROM A SHADOW  TO ROBUST HEALTH  ���������-.  Is the Change Dr. Williams'  PinK Pills Made in a New  Brunswick Woman.  Anaemia���������bloodlessness���������is a trouble uunlined largely to women aim  growing girls, lis victims aro pale;  thoy Jose all strength���������the least exertion greatly fatigues them and  they sillier continually from head-  aches-nnd depressed spirits. Nothing  will cure anaemia so quicly or so  surely as Dr. Williams' i'ink Pills���������  tnpy have cured thousands of cases,  no't only in Canada but throughout  the whuie world. They do this because they make good blood. Among  those cured by these Pills is Mrs. T.  Uhiilmcr Hartley, Kast l-'lorunccvillc,  N.H., who says. "At the age of sixteen I foil away to a mere shadow.  1 had scarcely any blood and suffered troni all the distressing symptoms  of anaemia. Doctors did not help  me in the least, and acting on the  advice of a friend I began taking Dr.  Williams' Pink Pills. Thoy effected a  remarkable change in my condition;  indeed I really believe thoy saved my  life, ,as I have been well and strong  ever since 1 took them. 1 uiso recommended the Pills to a neighbor's  daughter who was similarly run  down, and they also completely restored her health."  Every woman and growing girl  should take Dr. Williams: Pink Pills  occasionally. If you aro ailing from  any of the many troubles which afflict your sex they will cure yuii, if  you are not ailing they will protect  your health and keep you well and  strong. Dr. Williams' Pink Pills are  sold by all dealers in medicine or  direct at fiO cents a box or six boxes  for $2.i50 from The Dr. Williams*  Medicine Co., Brockvilie, Out.  Neglect of a cough or a cold often  leads to serious trouble, To break up  .a cold in twenty-four hours and cure  any cough that is curable, mix two  ounces of Glycerine, a half ounce of  Virgin Oil of Pine compound pure and  eight ounces of pure Whiskey. Take a  tea^poonful every four hours. You can  buy these at any good drug store and  easily mix them in a large bottle. .  The Open Door  The Patron���������"Say, Wong, what ia  chop suey made of anyhow?"  ���������The Waiter���������"Any old, thingeo;  Chop Suey no gottee exclusion act."  To Men Who Live Inactive Lives.���������  Exercise in the open air is the best  tonic for the stomach and system generally; but there are those who are  compelled to follow sedentary occupations and the inaction tends to restrict  'the healthy action of the digestive organs' and sickness follows. Parmelee's  Vegetable Pills regulate the stomach  and liver and restore healthy action.  It is wise to have a packet of the pill i  always on hand.  ? ui K rt,"  "Let's go to the theatre."  "I've nothing to wear."  "Then we'll go to the opera."���������Lip-  pincott's Magazine.  If a cough makes your nights sler^f*  less arid' weary, it will worry you a  good ileal, and with good cause. To  .dispel (lie worry and give yourself rest  try Dickie's Anti-Consumptive Syrup,  it exerts a soothing influence on the  air passages and allays the irritation  that leads to inflammation. ' It will  subdue the most stubborn cough or  cold, and even'.ually eradicate it from  the system, as a .trial of it will prove  to you.  Ever  know  a  sneak  thief to  steal  into a house and take a bath?  PILES CURED IN 6 to 14 DAYS  PAZO OINTMENT is guaranteed to  cure any    case    of    Itching,    Blind,  lili-ciling or Protruding Piles in 6 to  14 days or money refunded.   50c.  If a girl couldn't find anybody else  to be jealous about she would about  her own brother.  Minard's Liniment for sale everywhere  Western farmers show their progressive spirit by demanding high  grade work horses. Eastern shippers  say that none but the best will sell  out here.  At a church school, once upon a  time, when a concert was being held,  the choir was on the programme to  sing an anthem and their place was  designated by the single word "Anthem." The gentleman who was  muster of ceremonies, a high-toned,  pompous intlhidual of the old school,  when he came to that part of the programme announced, in a dignified  way:  "Mr. Anthem will now favor us."  The Dominie���������What kind of Christmas do you expect to have this year?  Little Society Boy���������That depends on  whether the Judge gives mo into the  custody of mamma or papa.���������Brooklyn Life.  "Papa," wrote the sweet girl, "I have  become infatuated with calisthenics."  "Well, daughter," replied the old  man, "if your heart's sot on him I  haven't a word to say; hut I always  did hope you'd marry an American."  Earned   His  First   Money  "Father, to-day I earned money for  the first time in my life?'  "Excellent, my son I How did you  do it?"  "I lost a bet."  "Lost a hot?"  "Yes, father, and rofused to pay it."  "One kiss," pleaded a departing  lover. "Nonsense," exclaimed his  fiancee in a tensing mood, "Someone  miirht see us." "Who?" "Why, tho  cloc-lc���������it has a face." "Yea, but it  keeps it's hunda in front of it."  "Physical culture, father, is perfectly lovely, To develop thc arms I grasp  this rod by one end and move it slowly from right to loft."  "Well, well!"exclaimed her falhor;  won't science discover? If that rod  had straw at the other end you'd be  sweeping."  Clancy���������Oi'm after a ticket ter Chicago.  Ticket Agent���������Do you want an excursion ticket. One that will take you  there and back?  Clancy���������Flint's the sinse of me pay-  in' ter go there an' hack whin Oi'm  here  alriddy?���������Hotel  Register.  I  OWE  MY LIFE TO GIN  PILLS  If you want to sen a happy woman,  just call on Mrs. Mollie Dixon, 59  Hoskim Ave., West Toronto.  "After ten years of suffering' from  Kidney Disease, f brlieve I owe my  life to Gin Pills. Before I br-gan  using Gin Pills, my back ached so  much that I could not put on my own  shoes, but after taking thret boxes of  Gin Pills, these troubles are all gone,  ft is a pleasure for me to add one  more tr-slimonial to the grand reputation of "Gin Pills."  MRS. M. DIXON.  50 cents a box--G boxes for $2.50���������  at all dealer?. Sample free if you  write National Drug & Chemical Co.  (Dept. N.U.), Toronto, Ont.  There had again been trouble in the  O'Hagan household, and O'Hagan had  the word of sympathy when he next  met his neighbor.  " "i'is not much of a team yo make,  ye and your woife," said O'llann-gan.  "An' that's where ye're wrong," said  O'flagan,     " 'Tis the foine team   we  make entirely.   Me woife pitches an'  Oi catches,"���������Puck  Minard's Liniment Relieves Neuralgia  125 Preparations Under One Trade  Mark.  A most striking example of the  growth of the Trade Murk idea in  Canada is being announced for the  first time to-day in the newspapers  throughout the Dominion. It is tlie  "NA-DRU-CO." line of about one-hundred and twenty-five toilet and medicinal preparations, compounded by  flic National Drug and Chemical Company of Canada, Limited.  All these preparations boar the NA-  DRU-CO. Trade Mark, the shield with  the red cross, prominently delayed,  and to m;-.k<> the line still more distinctive each article is attractively  dressed in a pleasing shade of red.  In their first advertisement, which  appears on another page in this issue,  Tho National Drusr Company feature  this Trade Mark. They point'out some  of the important advantages to every  family in Canada of a thoroughly reliable, easily recognized line, covering  practically every household ne^d in  the way of toilet and medicinal arti-  c'les, and guaranteed by a responsible  firm.  The National Drug Company guarantee that every NA-DRU-CO. preparation is compounded by qualiiied  chemists only, and from the purest  di-uirs. As a proof that the formula  are such as the best physicians would  use, they make a unique offer which  completely disarms the doubts which  often creep into one's mind with regard to medicinal preparations.  Their "Money Back".offer helps still  more to inspire confidence in the NA-  DRU-CO. line, whose variety and completeness is shown hy the partial list  given in their advertisement.  Lady���������"You ought to be ashamed of  yourself lo have such a tight cheek-  rein on your horse."  Teamster���������"Oh, he doesn't mind the  check-rein, mum; but he'd'kick like  the devil if I'd put corsets on 'ini."  auicltlf utop* coughs,  oaj*ew ooldH, heitla  le   throstt and   lon&n. ���������        ���������  25 cent*.  For those who keep hogs or calves  during tlie summer a small patch of  alfalfa will save many pounds of  grain. If located near the buildings it  can he cut with a scythe, and will  form one of the most nutritious green  fodders that can be grown, and may bj  cut llin-e, four or sometimes five times  one season.  HELP  THE  CHILDREN  OUT  The trouble and annoyance   which  Little Smiles -'1(".v c-'lU!)(' you  hy their involuntary  T...,   ,,     .   .     . ,   .    ,   ,   ,   ,    ���������    failings at night i.s not usually their  Little M.-i.n.e is sick in bed, but re-! fnu|t "bllt the result of constitutional  fuses persistently to take the prescrib  ed pill. Her mother, however, resorts  to strategy, concealing the pill in some  preserved pear, anil giving it to the  child to eat. After a while mamma  ask's:  "Has my little dear eaten her pear?"  "All except the seed, niamina, dear."  TEN FOR TEN CENTS  weakness, Write Mrs. Summers, Box  77, Windsor, Out,, and she will send  free to any mother her successful home  treatment, with full instructions.  This treatment is effective also with  adults arid aged people who are  troubled with the same weakness'.  Write today. 4b  Pat���������"\n' phwaf U a chafin' dish?"  Mike���������"Whist! Ut's a fryin'.-.ari  that's not into society."  Sub-Editor���������"There's a correspondent wants to know how long girls  should he courted."  Mililor--"Ti'll him just tho same as  short girls."  Waits will render the prettiest  hands unsiirhtly. Clear the excrescences a way hy using Ilolloway's Corn  Cure, which acts thoroughly pud painlessly.  An opili-pfic dropped in a fit on tho  streets of Huston not long ngo, nnd was  taken to a hospital. Upon removing  his coat there was found pinned to his  waileoat a'slip of paper on which wns  written: :���������'  "This Is to inform the surgeon that  this is just a case of plain fit, not appendicitis. My appendix has already  been taken out twice."��������� Healthy  Home.  This disease from which so many suffer gives the average physician  a great deal of trouble. The best medical men have endorsed  PSYCHINE, and recommended it in scores of the most obstinate  cases. It has never failed in a single instance to give prompt relief.,  When directions have been followed, La few doses will remove that tightness and weight on the stomach. "Taken regutorly it positively cures  General Distress, Flatulency, Nervousness, Coated Tongue, Heart  Burn and Palpitation. If you have.never used PSYCHING, don't _  hesitate a moment longer.   Try PSYCHINE to-day. ��������� *.-/.- ,���������  '   PROOF    ���������.  - Mr, Arthur Tennlion, 88 London Street, Toronto, sara: " For' atx or  aeven years I was troubled with Indigestion and dyspepsia,   Too much  acidity of the stomach the doctors said, originated the troubles,   I tried  scores of remedies wlthoutavall.    Eventually I used PSYCHINE and     ���������  this brought Immediate relief and cure." :-'-.'  WO HOME SHOULD BE WITHOUT PSYCHINE  It prerents the children taking cold, wards off that terrible iralady, La Grippe,  ,and completely fortifies them agalnat disease. It should always be used (or colds  weariness, loss of appetite, bronchitis and weak lunics.  For sale by all druggists end deakrs, 50 centa and S1.C0.  Dr. T. A. SLOCUM, Limited  TORONTO  t.t  DISTtHPEB  CATZUSliUiL TEVEB  KINO SLL NOSE  ������M) TuaoAT Diseases  Cores tie ������ndt xad acts as a. preventive lor others.   IJauld tfivea oo too  tone-us.   Saie for brood mares and all others-.   Best kidney remedy; SOc and *  $1 a bottle; $5 and $10 the dozes.   Sold by all drcurirlsts and horse roods*-  houses.   Distributors: All Wholesale Drug Houses. -  -  SPOHN MEDICAL CO.. Ctemisls. GOSHEN, INDIANA, U.S.4.",  '_"V  When you see this Trade Mark on any Medicinal or Toilet Preparation yon'-  purchase, it is an assurance to you that every ingredient entering into that  preparation is of the highest quality that money can procure. What is even  more important, it is an assurance that these ingredients have been compounded,  according to the best formulae known, by expert chemists of long experience, in  the employ of one of the largest wholesale drug firms in the world, the National  Drug and Chemical Company of Canada.  As you have probably noticed, " NA-DRU-CO " is made up of the first  parts of the words "National Drug Company". It is pronounced "NA-DROO-KO",  with the accent on the second syllable.  What the Laws Say  For the protection of the public the  law of each Province in Canada states  that only thoroughly qualified men are  allowed to dispense prescriptions���������  these men being physicians or graduates  of recognized Colleges of Pharmacy.  The logical conclusion is that as the  laws are made by the representatives of  the people, the people want protection,  ' and should welcome the opportunity  of being able to procure in any part of  Canada the NA-DRU-CO line of medicinal and toilet preparations, compounded by expert chemists from the  purest and test ingredients, and guaranteed by a firm of our standing.  o When you see the NA-DRU-CO  Trade Mark you have this opportunity  and the guarantee for which you are  looking.  Source of the NA-DRU-CO  Formulae  The National Drug and Chemical  Company of Canada, Limited, acquired the businesses and maintains  the honorable traditions of 21 of the  principal wholesale Drug Houses ia  Canada, from Halifax to Vancouver.  AU of these firms had long and successful careers, some of them fifty to  one hundred years, and during their  existence they had accumulated a  splendid lot of formula: which all be-  -canie the property of the " National."  After giving these formulae careful study and practical tests for several years  we have now brought out, based on  them, the NA-DRU-CO line of about  125 medicinal and toilet preparations.  All the ingredients in these preparations  are the best and purest that money can  buy, and they arc compounded by a  staff of expert chemists, each of whom  ranks high in his profession.  We have such implicit confidence in  NA-DRU-CO Preparations that we  offer them with  A Four-Fold Guarantee  The First Guarantee  is the firm behind the NA-DRU-CO  Trade Mark.  The National Drug and Chemical  Company of Canada, Limited, is one of  the largest wholesale drug firms in the  world, having a Paid-up Capital of  over Five Million Dollars. We have  wholesale branches in the principal  distributing centres in Canada so that  you can at all times satisfy yourself  that there is such a firm. We are the  largest buyers cf drugs and do the  greater part of the wholesale drug  business in Canada. Wc employ a staff  of about nine hundred people and distribute in salaries, dividends and other  expenses over One Million Dollars annually. We carry a stock distributed  among our* Branches of about Two  Million Dollars, and in addition we own  real estate and buildings' which, are  to-day worth about Five Hundred  Thousand Dollars, and other, large  assets. " -   ;- ^ ':  The Second Guarantee  of NA-DRU-CO quality is the NA-  DRU-CO Trade Mark itself.  We know that the quality of the first.  NA-DRU-CO preparation you buy will  practically decide whether you become  a regular user of NA-DRU-CO articles  or not���������and for that trial you may se- ���������  lect any one of the 125 preparations.  So we must make each NA-DRU-CO  article of the very highest quality or  risk the reputation and sales of the  whole line.  The Third Guarantee  of NA-DRU-CO quality is the fact that  NA-DRU-CO preparations are never,  at any time or in any place, sold at cut  prices.  NA-DRU-CO preparations are so  much better than the preparations  whose prices are cut that discerning people prefer to pay full prices for the NA-  DRU-CO  goods.  The Fourth Guarantee  of NA-DRU-CO quality is short and  very much to the point. If after trying any article bearing the NA-DRU-  CO Trade Mark you are not entirely  satisfied, return it to the druggist from  whom you bought it and he will'hand  back your money.  Consult Your Physician   . *���������  NA-DRU-CO medicinal preparations  are not intended to take the place of your  physician's prescriptions���������far from it.  When you are ill you need the physician's skilful diagnosis and treatment,  and it would be folly to depend on your  own diagnosis and any household  remedy.  But in emergencies when you cannot  get the doctor quickly, and in many  olher cases, a reliable household remedy  is a real blessing.  To put the absolute reliability of NA-  DRU-CO preparations beyond doubt or  question, we are prepared to furnish to  your physician or your druggist, on  request, a list of the ingredients in any  NA-DRU-CO preparation. Ask these  men, who are men ���������( standing in your  community, and in whom you place  implicit confidence, all about NA-DRU-  CO remedies.  If your druggist has not the particular NA-DRU-CO preparation you  ask for in stock, he can get it for you  within two days from our nearest  wholesale branch.  Wr.'te for the ioio NA-DHU-CO Almanac, giving a list of NA-DRU-CO  articles and pr'ccs, with other useful information. Address "National Drug Co.,  Advertising Department, 34 St. Gabriel Street, Montreal."  National Drug & Chemical Company  of Canada, Limited 3  Wholesale f Halifax���������St. John���������Montreal���������Ottawa���������Kingston���������Toronto���������Hamilton  iraacheg; \ London���������Winnipeg���������Rcgina���������Calgary���������Nelson���������Vancouver���������Victoria  ���������^wW'SsE?S������5t*ft:.  ^^^^SM^l^S^^^^^^mSimmmMmmmnmwm THE    LEDGE!     GREENWOOD,    BRITISH     COLUMBIA.  The  Union  |4otel  Eholt, 13. C.  A OOMFORTAB  HOSTELRY  John fi. jWejWaste^  Proprietor.  AND  Loaves Greenwood for Spokane  it 7 a. in., and for Oroville at 2:30  p. in. J. McDo.veu,.  JVR. Cameron.  Loading Tailor of the  liuotenays.  ������as  MINEItAT. ACT  Certificate of Improvements  NOTICE  Silver Cloud fractional Mineral Claim, sltnnto  In tlie Qrei-ii wood Mining Division of Yale  District.   Where located : In Skylark Cnni[>.  TAKE NOTKJE Unit I. John Wlllium Nfhon.  Free  Miner's  I'orlliU'at.c! No. II liUo'l'.', intuiiii,  sixty ilujs from tlio ditto hereof, to apply to tliu  Mliiiiifr  Itooord'-r  for  a Certifleutu uflmjirove-  iiicnls,  for tlio imrposo of obtaining u Crown  Grunt to Ihe uliovo claim.  And further take  notice tlmt action,   under  rfecl:on   87, niiiat   |je  ooinmencud  before  tue  iHaiianceof such Certllloate of Improvement'  Dated thinz.1rd (lav of April. A. IJ. 11(10.  JOHN VWl.UA.U Nl'LSON.  BARRED   ROCK  $$$  nelson, B. ������.  OKO. I*.  WKl.I.S, l'l-iiprlutsir.  First-class in everything*.  Steam heat, electric light,  private baths. Telephone  in every room. First-class  bar and barber shop.  'J3us meets all trains.  k  8S  e^  PHOENIX $  hotel  to the *&  The nearest  -  ���������    -,  Granby mines. One of the w  largest dining rooms in the yH'  city. The bar is replete CX3  with nerve bracers of all "^  kinds, and tho most fra- ^  grant cigars. Prop up and bV  see me. \2\  A. 0. JOHNSON    h  S*\ft l'llOi'ltlETOK. r>-*-  Pioneet-  J-lotel...  Gt-een-caood, 8. C.  The oldest hotel in the city, and still  ���������under the same uianafreinent. Rooms  comfortable, meids equal to anv in the  city, and the bar sppplica only the best.  Corner of Greenwood and Government  streets.  J. W. j4elson  Mountaineer and Kootenay Standard Cigars.  Made by  3. &- tbciin ������ go., nelson  GREENWOOD CITY WATERWORKS  CO.  THOMAS,  TAILOR,  Clothes Cleaned, Tressed nnd  Repaired.  FOR   SALE  EGGS VOlt SETTING. ������1 for 33.  K. J. CHAMBERS, Anaconda,B.C.  K, W. WIDDOWSON, ASSAYRK  AND C11K.MI-ST���������Chaa-cs: Gold, sil-  vi-i-, co|)|iur or lend, SI each : "-old-  .-liver, fl.50; silver lend, SI.50; <-okl-  .ii'lver, with copper or lead, j*-2.50; zinc,  fi; silver-lead-zine, jjij. Prices {for  other metiild on iipjiliciitioii. Lciiig-tJi.s-  lant-o 'phono U7. 1*. 0 Box, I) lloS,  Nelson, B G.  THE LEDG  Is published every Thursday at Greenwood, B C , and the price is $i a year,  postage free lo all parts of Canada, and  Great Britain To the United Slates and  other countries it is sent postpaid for  $?.50 a year. Address all letters to The  Ledge, Greenwood, B. C  R. T. LOWERY,  PUB   ISHER.  GREENWOOD B. C , MAY  5, 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 KING'S HEALTH.  STAEKEY & CO.  NELSON, B. C.  WHOLESALE  dealers in  Produce   and   Provisions  Frank Fletcher  Provincial Laxn Surveyor,  Nelson. B. C.  REN'EW'AIj oi<  TAKK  NOTrOE   tlmt T.  l.IQUOK   MOEXSI'.  Friinlc Hell, Inlen'l  npiilyini; to llie Su|iGriiit������iidt!iit of I'rnvliipiiil  ''ulii-i: nt tlie uNpiriilioii oT'ine mnitlli from Ilia  dale lu-n-of. for tlm luiiGwiil nf (i roliiil li(|iinr  license f->r the Vemlome Imtel, Mlituluil nt Ami.-  comln, H. (J.  Ar.nciinlii. April 21. ltlio. FKAXK  HKI,L.  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.  Hotel  Alexander  PHOENIX,   B.   C.  Is a comfortable home for  the miner and traveler.  Good meals and pleasant  rooms. Pure liquors aud  fragrant cigars in the bar.  ��������� ft. ���������V. CHISHOLM, Proprietor.  THE HOTEL GRANBY  Is pleasantly situated in the heart  of Grand Forks, and is convenient  to all tlie leading financial and  commercial institutiniis of the city.  Travelers will find it a comfortable  place to sojourn when in the city.  FRED RUSSELL  The  National  THE  BRIDESVILLE HOTEL  Tnos. Wai.su, Proprietor,  Bridesville, "R. <"'.,   provides excel-  eellent accommodation for tourists  and travelers.  KNOB HILL HOTEU  PHOENIX.  Provides pleasant rooms and substantial meals for the public. The  bar is replete with beverages that  please and satisfy any kind of  thirst. CHARLES HAG AN.  It'*>.''*WAIj  OF   UQUOJl   LKJENSI'.  TAKK XOTtCF. tlmt I, John Sulllvnn,  intend npplyiiiirt--tliu Superintendent of l'ro-  vliit-i.il I'"lieu nt the expiration of '-ne month  from Ihe date hetvof. for thu rrm-wnl of u retail  liqii'H- lici-nFc f<ir tlio *\'oilliL-rn Hotel, situalcil  nt Kholr, 11. C.  Kliolt, April 21. Win. JOHN' sUI.MVAW  Kl'.Vl'WAIi  OF   LIQUOK  LICEN'aE.  TAKE NOTICE, tlmt I, .June-" Heiic'ci-son.  intenil npplyinpr to the Supei-iiiti'iidunt of I'ro-  vineiiil I'olii-.e nt the exiiiriition of one month  fr.-m thc date ln-reof, for the ruiie\v;il of a relui.  liquor liueiii.e for the Aliroui.t Hotel Hum I wood,  H. C. JAME-j  HE.VUERSO.N'.  Ueadtrood, April 28. IMC  RENEWAL OF Ul'UOK LIOEXSI-'.  TAKE XOTICK, tlmt I, Samuel A. Crow-ell,  iut'-ii'l npplyldjf to lln- Super.nlendent of I'i-o-  vuiuial I'olice ut the e-cpiration of one monlh  frmi Ihe date herco'.for the renewal of n ivtnil  Ihiuor lieeiiHCfor Orowi-li's Hotel, MMwitv. H 0.  SAMUEL A. CUOWi'Ll..  Midway, April US, MM.  REN'EWAI, OF WHOLESALE LIUE.N'SE.  WESTERN - - HOTELS.  THK   KOOTEN'AV   SALOOS  Sandon, B. C, has a line of nerve  bracers unsurpassed iu any inoiiii-  tain town ol the Great West. _ A  gla3s of aqua pura given free with  spirits menti.  TKliMONT    HOUSE  Nelson, B C, is run on the American and European plan. There  is nothing yellow about the house  except tliu gold in the safe.  Slnlone & Tri-RillHS.  XEWMAUKIST   JIOTJSL  Is the home for all tounsta and  millionaires  visitin-r New   l)en-  ��������� vor, British Columbia.  Henry St������-j;c. Propr.  THK    I'KOVISCK    HOTEt.  Grand Forks, is a large three-  fctory brick hotel that provides  the [ tiblic with good meals and  pleasant rooms. A new building*  but the same old rates.  I'litil Lai-son, Propri<>ti>r,  LAKKVIKW   HOTEL  in Nelson, B. C, employs all  white help and is a home for the  world nt fl.OOa day.  li.  f,, C'rllHMi, rrnpi-li-tnr.  thk kasi.o  uorar.  Kaslo, ?>. C, is a comfortable  home for ali who travel to that  city. ���������  Coeltlf- * Piipwnrtn.  SIUiilllilODICK  1IOUSK  C   One minute's walk  Neleon; B  from C.   P  unexcelled  tilatcd.  I'oynr Hi-ok., Proprietor  II   station.   CuiRine  Well heated and veil  TAKE NOTICE, that 1, Osenr Kartmann. of  A niieond.'i, intend applying tn the Kupci-iiiluu-  de >t of i'roviiicliil i'olicc, nt the c\plriitl<m of  one month fr.jin tliednie hereof, for a iuiigwhI  of rny wliole.snle liquor license fm- [he pre nil s  knOH-ii n^ th* Silver Spiirii; Hi-uwerv, of Ann-  ooniln. 18. C. OSUAlt I1AK I'ilAN'N  Hated th.s r.t.h duyof liny, 19H>.  RENEWAL OF LIQUOR LICENSE.  TAKE NOTICE. Unit I, M. W. Ludlow,  intend iipplym-r to th ��������� Superintendent or Provincial i'ulice, at the expiration of one inunth  from the dutc hereof, fur the roneiv.il of ii relnil  liouor license for the "-Viiidsjr Hotel, at. D.-.ii ro,  B.C. M. W. LUULOW.  Deiioro.llny 5, lflin.  RENEWAL OF LTQUTHI LICENSE.  TAKE NOTICE, that I, lierth.-i C. Thomet. intend applvine to the Superintendent of Provincial I'olicc, at tho expiration of one month  from the d ite hereof, for 1 lie renewal of n retail  liquor license for ihe Midway Hotel, Midway.  li U. RKl'THA C. Til Oil ET.  Midway, May .1, Will.  LOWERY'S CLAIM  During the 37 months that Lowery'e  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 wilh  the venom of a rattlesnake until the  government shut it out of the mails,  and its editor ceasad to publish it,  paitly on account of a'lazy liver and  partly because it takes a pile of money  to run a paper that is outlawed. There  are still 25 different editions of this condemned journal in print. Send 10 cents  and get, one or $2 50 and get the bunch  R. T LOWERY,  Greenwood, B. C.  Tun death of a king or queen  in England usually causes much  disturbance in the financial and  commercial world, and it is better  to be prepared for the coming of  such eveuts. Thc grave condition  of King Edward's health is already  causing much alarm in Loudon,  although the English newspapers  say little about it.  The King, according to private  letters from authoritative quarters  in London, is suffering from what  is known as nrterio-sclerosis, which  is a sort of progressive fibrous degeneration of the irri'i'ii'rt and takes  the form of attacks nf arterial contraction. The blood vessels suddenly reduce their diii.neter, backing up the blood upon the heart,  which is thrown into a desperate  spasm of effort to overcome the obstruction.  Thc patient grows livid, strangles  and fights for breath, and will die  of heart failure if uot relieved by  amyl nitrate and chloral. The.  attacks of contraction are recurrent,  appearing, as the disease progresses,  at- always shorter intervals, while  the amyl nitrate and chloral lose  their ellicacy, until at length an  attack occurs which stops the overstrained heart for good and all.  There is no cure for the malady,  and it is necessary, especially in  the later stages, to have a physician always on hand, -since the  attacks "come without the slightest  warning aud require instant attention.    Make new friends, lest the old  ones die.  The,Same Issue.  A story is going about that a.  farmer went into a store in a  western towu to buy an axe. He  was told it would cost one dollar.  He said he could get it for 05 cents  at a departmental store and wanted  to know if the storekeeper could  could not serve him just the same.  Tho storekeeper said he could  and was paid over the 95 cents,  whon he took up thn money and  laid the axe on a shelf. The farmer  apked for tho axe as he wanted it,  but was fold he could hot have it  for a week, that being the length  of time it would take him to get it,  from a departmental store and he.  wiis promised the same treatment  he would get there.���������Commercial..  The-Store that Sets the Pace.  i  MMt,*P'M'������yW������^t������>������W't'������"M^^  If You Want the Best in.Clothes  IBS/  The Style,  the Materials,, and tho Fit bf your-Suit,'.will be;'  : Perfect if Craig sells it. . ',  ���������"  Large Conslgamcnt. of Trunks and Suit Cases,  JUST   ARRiyED::'  *~'0ur Reputation Depends upon its Satisfactory Service.   ":  Fred B.   Holmes will open  ice-cream parlor ou Saturday.'  his  Capital is   the  product of labor.  manufactured  Tub Fernie Free Press calls itself the  great masseur of public opinion.  Chasing the Rainbow-  A town where a man lives and  makes his money should be good  enough for him to invest-his earnings or profits. This, ,however,  does not appear to bo the rule today. In every town iu the interior of the province tho people  havo contrected the coast real  estate gambling mania, and the  game is being played to the. limit-.  Every month thousands of dollar-  are being sent ont of this city to  keep up the monthly installments.  Prices for coast real estate are now  at their zenith, and when thesliunp  comes the small investor will have  gained a little* more experience ait  the cost of many hard-earned dollars. Realty in the heart of any  of the coast cities is undoubtedly  a safe investment; but this is not  the kind tbe man from the interior  buy-", because if. i^ beyond his  means. His hubby is suburban  property, lie hua not. ha-1 an opportunity of personally inspecting  it. Is may be a dozen miles from  the city. It may be located iu a  swamp, dense forest, on the tide  flats. This kind of property is uot  likely to. make millionaires of the  speculators during this or the succeeding generation.���������Grand Forks  Sun.  ��������� "Unequalled for Domestic Use.?'  The restaurant iu  hotel never closes.  the Wiudsor  Old rye has helped to make  fortune of many a politiciau.  Selfishness, upon one side or  other is the cause of all strikes.  the  the  Tub delicate, and those who are  worn out are inclined to be saints.  OI.Ull HOTKI., NKMON, It. C.  Hiir H.-.linoncr Bia-r nr UJtlf fttiil Hivlf. lOf.  Tin- liest dollar a dny home in tlio city.  Travellers will Hurt till* a pluiiMiiiil Imiv.  Tlm rooms itro i-li.-nn and t-omfurtul-lu mid  thu inoul.1 tu.ity mill xiili.ituntiul.  JACK OU A NT, I'ropiIiitiM-.  Sfas home cooking and home-made  preserved fruit.  guilt-lay Dinners a Specialty.  "Weals served from G a. m. to 9 p. m.  A Bar in Connection.  Tlenty of warm, clcau and pleasant  rooms at reasonable prices.  M-wi IlAKitY Towkb,-Leasee/.':  COIU'OIUTION OP THK CITY OI-* OUEKX-  WOOf).  Notice i1 lierehy trivoti tlmt 1.1m ArtHO'sinont  l'oII for Ihe yeni- ll'in Iiii.h hi-i-n n-turni-d, unci  nun l>p hi'p-ntml hy nny person lnvliiKiin Interest theioin n .UI tne siltiiiK of tliu (Jourtuf  Uevislon. .... , ,,     , ,  The llr.-,l silliim of tlie Court nf Rttvi-loit on  Hie s.ilil A.-e-e^inent Ito'.l will lie hnlil In IIir  ("Hy Hull, (irMiiiu'iniil, on Tliiimihiy. tlio illlth  iluy of .Muv. l'.'io, nl 111 ii.m. An,V |ier.ion de.ilr-  ftier t.o tiiiilie eiiinpl'ilnt iiir'iiln������t Ills or her  uKHi'.M.Htneiit 1r111.1t -tlvi! no.'ic-o ill n'ritin-r to the  A.-neHSir, f<t.utiii������ irro'inil of hi* or her 1*0111-  iilulntH ut leusfc ten (Iujm hefore the fluid ditle.  Dated iit.lireentvooil.il. C. April J.Ytli, lull).  G. IJ. TAVI.OI'.  (Jit/ Clerk.  B1ISRKAI. ACT  Certificate of Improvements  NOTICK  Coinn-ell-iii I'rrtetlomil Mineral Claim, silnnti!  in the (lre������nwood Mining Divlnioii of Vnle  DUi-lct. Where loeuled > In Hltylurlt Cuinp.  TAKK XOTIOE 'lu't I, A.lenun h.  White, i-'reo MIner'H CertHionlo No. li mm,  Inlijinl Hl.xtv ihivs from the unto hereof to up.  rily to Iho'MmliiK Kooordor far a Certlllcuto of  iiiil-roveirii-nts. for Ihft purpose of ohtKlniiij,- a  OrowiiOniiit of the above claim,  And further take notice that action, nndor  ���������eelloii .'17, miift ���������>������ eoiiiinuiiwd before tlm Ihmu-  iince olniil-h (.'ertlricitte of' Improvements!  DuliioM'ili 171b tiny of Kt bruiiry. A.D J (to.  ',..,,    ....       AHi'KiilLi������j ij, Willi i*.  About Float  Float is not a periodical.  It is a book containing 8G  illustrations all told, and  is filled with sketches'arid  stories of western life.   It  tells how a gambler cashed  in alter the flush days of  Sandon ; how it rained in  New Denver  long  after  Noah was dead ;   how a  parson took a  drink   at  Bear Lake iu early days ;  how justice was dealt in  Kaslo   in  '93;   how the  ealooii man outprayed the  women in Kalamazoo, and  graphically    depicts   the  roamings   of   a   western  editor among the tender-  feet in the cent belt.    It  contains the early history"  of Nelson and a romance  of the Silver King mine.  In   it are   printed  three  western poerns, and dozens of articles too numerous to mention.    Send for  one before it is too late.  The   price   is   2o   cents,  postpaid to any part of the  world.    Address   all   letters to  In* some of the small towns in British  Columbia the bartenders are called wine  clerks.    If we lived more like tho birds,  calomel would soon be a drug without a market.  North Vancouver has a brass band.  Being so close to Vancouver Lhis should  not be necessary.  Hk lacks manhood who will  pay the friend promptly who  saved him from disgrace.  not  has  I>* 13 days the comet is liable to  hack us over the great divide, and,  still ono or two delinquent subscribers have not yet arrived in  camp with their collateral.  A Nice Bovine.  Bill Nye, the humorist, once had  a cow to sell, and advertised her  as follows :  "Owing to my ill health I will  sell at my residence, in township  19, range IS, according to the government survey, one plush raspberry cow, aged eight years. She  is of undoubtful courage, and gives  milk frequently. To a man wno  does not fear death iu any form  ���������he would be"a" great boon. She is  very much attached to her present  home, with a stay chain, but she  will be sold to anyone who will  agree to treat her right. She is  one-fourth Shorthorn and three  quarters hyena. I will also throw  in a double-barrel shotgun, which  goes with her. Iu May she usually goes away for a week or two  and returns with a tall red calf  with wabbly legs. Her name was  Rose. I would rather sell to a  non-resident."  Dealers in Fresh and Salt iVEeats, "Fisli,  and Poultry.   Shops in nearly all the ���������  towns of' Boundary' and Kootenay.  r  COPPER STREET,GREENWOOD  -��������� i . ��������� .      ���������  ,. 1*^^%/^%, ^Tb/OSb/l^ 9 '*V^k^lV<!V������V1S������- '1iVa-^^iMi^'%/^^tV-!Isv^^ia^-ft  In Phoenix N. J. Carson & Co.  carry a large stock of" gent' fur-  nishines, clothing, hats, boots and  shoes. Drop in and  have a rubber.  The craze for land makes many  strange competitors. In Vancouver there is a Chinese real estate  office selling fruit lands, while out  on the curb can bo seen a lonely  ttirbaned Hindu peddling suburban  lots.   In the early days Jesus Christ  healed the sick without carrying a  college diploma. In-these modern  days the Medical Trust would  serve him with a, blue paper for  breaking the rules of their corabi-  nat'on.  ft T. Lowery  GREEK WOOiyft.-wV.  Another Daper is to be started  at Fort George, by E. A. Ilaggan,  of Revelstoke. When, tho land  land notices play out some of the  frontier editors iu this province  will have to live upon ozone, aqua  pura, and/rosy Hconery.  Fob the first time in 17 years,  Heury Stegehas broken away from  New Denver and gone oil a trip to  the States. It is to be hoped that  Henry will return safely, for even  with its neweti'i paper the Lucerne  would be lonesome without the.  shining i-.Kliaiiee of hjs genial disposition. -������������������-  A Four-footed Undertaker.  He's a very real dog, a handsome Scotch collie, living in Saskatchewan. Lest he may become  too elated on seeing his adventures  chronicled it is wiser to suppress  his real name and call him Rex.  Rex does not eat the bread of  idleness. A comfortable bed, juicy  boues, and many caresses are well  repaid by this canine who earns his  living���������a gruesome profession, too,  for Rex is an undertaker.  One of the greatest menaces to  the western farmer is the pretty  but naughty gopher, whose depredations upon the grain are very  destructive. Sentiment "for the  tiimenes-i and beauty of the gopher  must necessarily ' be sacriGccd in  order to secure good harvests, and  accordingly traps are set.  It has always beeu the duty of  Rex to despatch the little victims  when caught. One day the collie  was discovered busily engaged  digging a hole. His master watched  him, expecting to see him hide a  bone. He was greatly surprised  to find that the hidden treasure  was to be no other than a dead  gopher. Having deposited the body,  Rex worked perseveringly at the  task of filling the grave. When  completed he surveyed his work  with disgust; the little gopher's  tail was still in sight. He exhumed the body, deepened the  excavation, and reburied Mr. Gopher iu proper style with an imposing mound.  "And from that day to this Rex  attends to all the gopher funerals,"  relat"s his master proudly, with  the air of relief that one has whose  responsibilities aro willingly borne  by another.-���������Edith M. Russell.  Is situated in the heart of the city and within  stepping distance of all the banks, restaurants, ���������  express, stage, telegraph offices, etc.   The building is heated with hot water and has a radiator  in every room.   The bar contains a large variety  of brewed, vinted aud distilled beverages suit-'  ���������able to the tastes of a cosmopolitan population.  '  Come in and have something.  .  J. H. GOODEVE - - - PROPRIETOR  Greenwood, is the .home for workingmen of all nations. It is  ������j convenient to the smelter on the hill. The dining room is sup-  ������ plied with tasty and substantial food, while the bar contains the  ������ best wet goods in the market. Electric lights all over the  a premises.    Hot and cold baths. - -  lOfa  Lofstad, - Proprietor  There are no blanks in a box of  K and II cigars. They all draw  and omit an aroma that perfumes  the ozone wheri sot on fire, .It is  ever a pleasure to follow a man  who is smoking a K arid n cigar,  Try one and bo-convinced*   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 tlie district in which they live.  Why not put some of your speculating money in  ventures within a few miles of your own door, and  benefit yourself and the country an which you  reside and make money ?  .  The Argo Alining and Tunnel Co. of Greenwood  is organized under the laws of British Columbia,  with a capital stouk of $125,000, 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 the surface. The  company is now engaged in running a 3.000-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,  - Soen 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  tunnel means great wealth for the investors and  increased prosperity for the entire district  Investors and visitors to the district are cordially  invited to inspect~the properties ttnd view the work  being done in the tunnel.' For further particulars  address the president or secretary.  OLA LOFSTAD, A. 5. BLACK,  President.   Secretary..

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