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 jl. J,.   '"'-"J . A..1!'  ���������'T'r-'rBV's-T?^  Sstoi^iSSife^  r^  fpfli^  Vol.   XVII.  WITH %H16fi   IS   INCOr^PdilAfEa THE   BOUNDARY 'CF?EEK   TmU     WSOia)  ���������siffifgifniitrrn   GREENWOOD, B. C, THURSDAY, MAY 18, 1911.  "^r fori a*.  G- S-'  "*#*������  Ba*^rSn-j!?c'SN*5ii:  iy^tse**-"  No. 45  With every Two. Shifts you Buy we Give  You One FREE,       -v������ <v -v  ^s>> ^s>> .A.  These Shirts are Soft Front Negligee, Detached  Collars, with Attached or Detached Cuffs.  PRICES FROM $1.25 TO S2.50  ���������0*-  THE McKINLEY BONDED  THE STORE OF PLENTY]  RUSSELL-LAW-CAULFIELD Co., Ltd., GREENWOOD, B. C  BRIGHTEN UP YOUR HOME  WITH SOME NICE  HUGE VARIETY TO SELECT FROM  PRICES FROM 25c, DOUBLE ROLL, TO $1.00.  IS THE  TO BUY  FURNITURE      LINOLEUMS  ART SQUARES  STOVES      HARDWARE  Every  Article  Reduced to  Laughing Point.  *o  Phone 16   Greenwood, B. C.  The B. C. Copper Co., has taken  a two years'bond on the McKinley  and Hannah claims, ih the Franklin  camp for 5100,000. The papers  were signed in Grand Forks last Friday. Work will begin just as soon as  Mr. Keffer can examine the (-round,  and make the plans. The first work  to be done will be open cuts, and  diamond drilling. The beginning of  work upon the McKinley means a  great ,deal for Franklin and Grand  Forks. James Brecn is the principal  owner of the McKinley and talking  about it he says:  ''He says the mine is on thc north  fork of Kettle river, 34 miles from  Grand Forks, B. C, and about 18  miles from the present terminus of the  north fork branch of the Kettle River  Valley railroad. I saw it only once,  five years age, and was very favorably  impressed with it. P. A. O'Farrell  was its promoter, and he spent about  ������30,000 of F. Augustus Heinze's  money in developing it, the work been  mostly done with diamond drills.  Owing to its remoteness from transportation at that time, and the fact  that Mr. Hinze had disposed of practically all his interest in British Columbia, he threw up the proposition.  Mr. O'Farrell then appealed to me  for assistance and I put up some  money to help him out.' I kept getting in a little bit deeper, until I finally owned three-quarters of the stock  of the company. Not having time  to give the property my personal attention 1 was glad to have the Britisn  Columbia Copper company take hold  of it. They are going to develop it  by means of a long tunnel and I believe it will prove to be a big mine."  s Western Float  The Girl Guides are organizing-  in Trail. - & S  many people are  open a  lUlifisjinu  55C5  A Shipment of Ostermoors and  Florida Felts just opened up.  CHEAPER GRADES FOR THOSE THAT WANT THEM  *F!T   REFORM *  The Best Ready-to-Wear  Clothing in the City  .    .  FOR SPRING  PLENTY OF COKE  - - REMEMBER - -  YOU PROFIT 1JY OUB ���������  -  This is worth something- to you  jZS-       ITS FREE       "SSi  W.   ELSON,  tT MERCHANT TAILOR, d  :. GULLEY <& Go.,  GREENWOOD,  OPPOSITE   THE   POST   OFFICE.  B. C.  PHONE   27.  THE CANADIAN BANK  OF COMMERCE  1 SIR EDMUND WALKER, C.V.O., LL.D., D.C.L., President  ALEXANDER LAIRD, General Manager  REST, - $7,000,000  CAPITAL, - $10,000,000  THE SAVINGS BANK DEPARTMENT  of The Canadian Bank of Commerce will receive deposits of $i and  upwards, on which interest is allowed at current rates. There is no  delay in withdrawing the whole or any portion of the deposit. Small  deposits are welcomed. 234  Accounts may be opened in the names of two or more persons, to be  operated by any one of the number or by the survivor. A joint account  of this kind saves expense in establishing the ownership of the money  after death, and is especially useful when a man desires to provide for  his wife, or for others depending upon him, in the event of his death.  PASTRY BAKED DAILY AND  ALWAYS FRESH.  OGILVIE'S  ROYAL HOUSEHOLD FLOUR  49 pound sack, J2.00  OGILVIE'S ROLLED OATS  S pound sack, 40 cents  COPPER STREET.  With the supply now on hand, and the 8,000  tons that are in transit from the east, the Greenwood smelter will have enough of coke to run all  its furnaces until August. After that, if necessary, the B. C. Copper Co. will get more eastern  coke, as the company has no intention of closing g  down, even if its freight bill on coke is more than  $2,000 a day. The Trail smelter is bringing  7,000 tons of coke from the east, and, as that  smelter only- uses 180 tons a day, that amount !  will last 40 days.  I Around - HomeJ  6  John Bergman has gone to Seattle.  Carmi- expects to have a postoffice  J. T. BEATTIE, Manager.  Greenwood Branch.  ESTABLISHED 1817  Capital, all paid up, $14,400,000.   Rest, $12,000,000.  UNDIVIDED   J'ROl-'ITS,   SDGJ.,789.11.  Hon. President: Lord Strathcona and Mount Rovai., G. C. M. G.  Piesideut: R. B. Angus, Esq.  Vice-rrcsidenl mid General Malinger: Sir E. S. Clouston, Bart.  Branches in London, Eng, {^^IfcSi!} New York, Chicago  Buy and Sell Sterling Exchange and Cable Transfers.    Grant Commercial aud  Travellers'Credits, available in nny part of the world.  SAVINGS BANK  DEPARTMENT -"���������-l,������ro'-"; AII-������'-" ������*  Cmiont HuIch.  Greenwood Branch -��������� W. F. Proctor, Mgr.  TEMPERANCE  is* all right if shorn of liu'mbuggery.  .   Too much water drinking is just  as injurious as too much liquor or  anything else.  OUR PURE WINES  AND LIQUORS  are medicinal if not abused. Every  household should have a moderate  supply of pure wines or liquors in  the closet for emergency���������either  unexpected visitors or sudden ill-  uess, when a drop of pure liquor  in time may forestall all necessity  for drugs.  | Greenwood Eiquor Company, importers, Greenwood, H. -0. ������  WATCH OUT!  Something is going to happen,  and "Time" only will tell  the story.  YOU "WATCH"  OUR "TIME*"  whenever you consult a timepiece bought here.  REAL TIMEKEEPERS  AT MINIMUM COST ,  are what everyone gets who  buys a watch of us. Grand  stock to select from.  aTloGAN&Co  GREENWOOD.  If you want to know what Ferry  was like in the boom days, send 10  centa to the Lodge oflice for a copy  of Lowcry's Claim, of Dec. 1905.  Quite a number of Greenwood  people will be in Bridesville on the  24th of May to see the sports, and  shake hands with Tom Walsh.  Lost���������An iron grey pony, long  dark main and tail cut short, weight  between 700 and 800 pounds, brand  3 bars across left shoulder. If found  notify S. Anderson, Kings hotel,  Phoenix, and receive reward.  For Rent���������Furnished house's,  piano's, sewing machines. A. L.  White.  Peter Turano and Steve Miller  were in court last week charged with  assaulting and robbing Alex Ozcllo  near Boundary Falls, The accused  claimed that they were merely collecting a bill that Ozello owed. They  were committed for trial at the June  assizes, and released on bail.  in June  $10 buys Caligraph typewriter.    A.  L. White.  Turn your auto towards Bridesville  on the 24th.  E. G. Warren is on a short trip to  Vancouver.  The flume oh Greenwood street is  being repaired.  Dr.   Dunbar   arrived from Montreal on Monday.  Mrs* R.J. Sanders moved to Strathcona last Monday.  Several prospectors are taking a look  at Wallace mountain.  Mushrooms  are worth 50 cents a  pound in Grand Forks.  This fall the prizes at the Spokane  Fair will be worth -336,000.  The 24th of May, will be celebrated in a royal manner at Bridesville.  . L. W. Shatford, M. P. P., was in  town on Monday with his automobile.  Tom Walsh would like to see all  of Greenwood in Bridesville on the  24th.  For Rent or For Sale���������A first-  class piano. Apply Frawley's Cigar  Store.  T. B- Cave, and Ike Crawford  were in the copper metropolis oh Saturday.  There are about 25 cases of measles  in town, and the schools are still  closed.  The Nibo Comedy company is  playing to delightful audiences at the  Auditorium.  If you want a bargain in old newspapers call at the editorial rooms of  The Ledge.  Bush's orchestra has been engaged  to play at the dance, in Bridesville on  the 24 of May.  Jim McKiernan, formerly of Nelson is prospecting for gold in the  Cascade range.  W. H. Rambo and his wife have  moved to the Rambler mine, on  Wallace mountain.  Ed Rowland the old-time printer  went through Nelson last week, on  his way to Calgary.  Morton and Thompson are working  their mining preperties near Carmi.  Bob Perry is shift boss.  Seattle capitalists are coming next  month to look at some of the mining  properties of the West Fork.  On May 12 a marriage license was  issued to Edward Pardun, and Mrs.  Elsie Miller, both of Molson, Wash.  Another son has arrived at Billy  Walrnslay's hotel in Port Moody.  Billy is doing well since he settled in  the rain belt.  Norman Morrison is having thc St,  claims near Carmi, surveyed for a  crown grant..-;'-.  ���������-With due"cr'edit to all others there  was a .man named Thomas who had  much to do with making the Mother  Lode a mine.  Chief Dinsmore has rented the residence lately occupied by R. J.  Sanders, and his furniture has arrived  from Stewart.'  The Scandinavians will celebrate in  Phoenix on June 24. One of the  attractions will be a Swedeish play in,  the Opera House.  W. H. Davidson has bought a big  fruit ranch at Walsh, Ontario, and  will settle down as a farmer for the  balance of his life. Bill made some  money in Porcupine last summer.  Mr. and Mrs. James Marshall will  visit the coast next month for a short  vacation leaving George W. Rum-  bergcr to preside over the destiny of  the Hotel Brooklyn during their absence.  Jacob Eleishmann was in the city  last week. He is one of the oldest  travellers in the province, having  made a trip in 1883 from Field to the  coast, and that was before there were  any cushions to ride on.  , Peter Basta was arrested last week,  for stealing a coat at a logging camp  near .Bull Creek, and for carrying  concealed weapons. He was given  two weeks in iail for each offense the  sentences to run concurrently.  Dr. Simmons intends going to  Grand Forks on Monday to be gone  a week or ten days. During his absence his practice will be looked after  by his son, Dr. Harry Simmons, who  returned from Toronto yesterday.  J. E, McAllister went to New  York last week, and will have his  office with B. B. Lawrence of that  city. For a long time he will continue to have his residence in Greenwood and will.visit the Boundary three  or four times a year.  Information is wanted of Xavier  Violette, better known as Cognette.  He formerly lived in Grand Isle in the  State of Maine, and is about 65 years  old. He is likely to be working as a  cook or cookee in some ef the logging  or railway camps of the west.  A dance was given last Friday evening in the Old Masonic Hall in honor  of Miss Margaret McGillvray, Miss  May Buckless, and the Misses Law-  son. The young ladies have left for  the coast, mnch to thc regret of there  many admiring friends in this city.  This season Greenwood has an  excellent baseball team, composed entirely of home talent, and not a meal  ticket player in the bunch. The citizens have recently subscribed liberally  towards fixing up the ball grounds,  and the first battle on the diamond  will take place in this city on May 21  against Chcsaw. A league may be  formed this season between Greenwood, Phoenix, Grand P'orks and  Danville, to play for a throphy put up  by an eastern firm.  Mr. Monk has opened an hotel  at Grinrod.  Frank Abbey is opening a drug  store in Kaslo.  A $14,000 hotel is being built  at Abbotsford.  At   Quesnel  living in tents,  Count Togo has opened a restaurant in Elko.  Nelson needs a larger jail, and  a better hospital.  The Union Bank   will  branch at Enderby.  The Trail smelter is using coke  from Pennsylvania.  In Republic there are 204 children going to school.  The curfew now rings in Armstrong every evening.  Kaslo is making an effort to re-,  organize its brass band.  The Ohesaw News calls Canada  the land ot Cousin Jack.  _ A fish market has been established in North Vancouver.  The hotels in Fernie have been  equipped with fire escapes.  Tho C.P.R. will build two more  steamers for the Pacific trade.  Vernon will build a Fire Hall  at an expense of about $11,000  Summers & Wardle have opened a butcher shop in Princeton.  At Ainsworth this spring a hen  hatched 16 chickens from 14 eggs.  In Vernon red lights have been  placed over the fire alarm boxes.  Victoria will have 36 miles of  streets paved at a cost of $1,250,-  000.  In B. C. all free miners licenses  expire on the 31st of May each  year.  The public school in Coleman  is to have a flagstaff, 1������0 feet  high.  Angus McDonald and Walter  Jackson have bought.the Lumby  hotel. J  A company has been organized  to build a street railway in Revelstoke.  ���������E*. E. Gibson and others have  formed a gun club in Grand  Forks,  The new railroad between Calgary and Lethbridge is being surveyed.  W. W. Baer has beeu engaged  to write editorials for the Victoria  Times.  Otto Becker will start an  Ostrich farm at "Wardner, in East  Kootenay.  The Okanagan Tennis clubs  will hold a tournament in Kelowna  on June 27.  Iu Vancouver the mounted  police have been supplied with 12  new horses.  The ayerage price of business  lots in Vernon this spring has  been $5,000.  The C.P.R. is the greatest railroad in the world. It employs  100,000 men.  L. A. Manly has sold his liquor  store in Coleman to A. A. Sparks,  of Blairmore.  A new town has been started in  the Ooldwater valley, 28 miles  from Merritt,  Mrs. A. S. Blondin has started  the Birch Grove Poultry Farm,  near Halcyon.  In Alberta Big Belly has succeeded Bull Head, as chief of the  Sarcee Indians.  In Scotland British Columbia  is recognized as the premier province of Canada.  Herbert Goodison has bought  the Granite Creek hotel from  Louis Marcotte.  In the Okanagan tomato plants  should not be set out before May  15 of each year. I  None of the new ships for the  Ganadian navy will be built on  the Pacific coast.  Bontein,    the  The new school ' building at  Taber cost $65,000. Few coal'  towns have a building to equal it.  Red granite and pressed bricks  are being used in the construction  ot the;new postoffice in Vernon.  At Mission City the Kootenay  Jam Co., will have its factory  ready for operation by the middle  of June.  James   Reith died this  month  in El Paso, Texas.    He was for- ,  merly in the  hotel   business   at  Keremeos.  W. H. Gage has a $15,000 hotel  at Castlegar. It has a large patronage from travellers , to the  Boundary.  The 1st of July will be celebrated in South Fort George, in  a manner befitting the fresh blood  of the north.  Bill Smithson, a half-breed was  thrown from his horse at White-  man's Creek last week, and instantly killed.  Daniel St. Clair,-of Barstow,  died from bloodpoisoning last  week, caused by the scratch of a  pin on his arm. - ���������  J. A, MacDonald died in Tread-  well, Alaska.    He was formerly ���������  a purser on the Slocan and Okan-,  agau lake boats.  At Nakusp, Thomas Abriel and  F. G. Fauquier are spoken of as  possible candidates in the next  Provincial election.  Fred Roo says that all the  mines around Elko are working,  and the town is spreading out like  measles in a boarding school.  David Edwards died at Ashcroft -  aged 87 years.    He was a Cariboo  pioneer, and for the past 20 years  had mined on Chisholm creek.  After being iu business at  Kelowna, for 19 years Edward  Weddell has sold out, and will  take a holiday for a few months.  N. F. McNaught the well-  known mining-man died in Silver-  ton last week. He was about 76  years old, and a veteran of the  American war.  TheC.P.R. is building a spur,  from Three Forks to the Lucky  Jim- mine in- the  Slocan.- The   **  line will be about   three' miles  long, and cost ������135,000.-" -   -  Fred Smyth will go north from  Moyie to prospect for a good location for a real estate and insurr  ance business. He is not likely  to again start a newspaper.  John Cummings of the 150:  mile House has held a miner's  license in B. C. for 50 years. Iu  the old days he worked on Cariboo Cameron's celebrated placer  claim.  Nine horses from Chesaw were  turned back at Princeton because  they were under 900 pounds in  weight. Horses imported from  the States must weigh 900  pounds.  Jim Croniu the well-known  mining man is going to ranch ou a  large scale in the Bulkley valley,  and has just shipped several brood  mares and other stock to that part  of B. C.  There are three saloons iu  Springdalc, Wash., each of which  pays a license of $500 a year, aud  have agreed to pay a license of  $75Q a year if no more licenses are  granted.  Another attempt will-be made, ' *  to run a line of gasoline traction  freight trucks, on the Cariboo  road. A ten-ton truck hauliug  a fiye ton trailer will be put on  this month.  Max Major was fined $1.00 and  costs for desecrating au Indian  graveyard, at Duck Lake in the  Okanagan. He pulled down a  crucifix, and burned the fence  that was around it.  Lawrence and Copper Queen mineral  Notes  may   be   renewed   but  wages should be paid when due.  celebrated big  game hunter is looking for silver  tips in the Slocan.  Deaf Mike has returned to his  old placer diggings on Mary Ann  creek near Molson.  In Vancouver Dan McLeod has  been made sergeant of the detect-  iye force in that city.  One of the ranchers on the  Arrow lakes is 96 years old, and is  still able to cut wood.  H. W. Power has succeeded Joe  Potter, in the management of  Kaslo's leading paper,  This summer the provincial  government will employ 150 men  for forest fire protection work.  The taking of the census in  Canada will begin on June 1st.  The enumerators get $5 a day.  The old Ledge oflice in Nakusp  was torn down last week, and its  remains devoted to building a  chicken house. It was erected IS  years ago when Nakusp had its  first and only newspaper.  The Free Press says that a  pheasant flew into Fernie last  week and lit upon a pole in front  of Tom Whelan's hotel. It remained there for two hours without being disturbed. A proof  that times are quiet iu that coal  town.  The Halcyon Hot Springs arc  becoming famous the world  over. Wm. Boyd, thc proprietor  has made many improvements  during the past year, and increased patronage is the result. The  water at Halcyon contains more  lithia than almost any other  springs in the world.  The new steamer Bonnington  on the Arrow lakes has a cosy  room that will be much appreciated by old-timers. No other  steamer in the interior has a room  just like it. Captain Gore has  not been in these parts for 20  years, without learning how to  please all of the public.  SMSllMimm^minmmmmimmams THE;LEDGE,   GREENWOOD,   BRITISH   COLUMBIA.  ***M*^t*<*^*i������^..:^i������fr*.j.4������{..j,^������jH|,^H{.{,  I;    1    r* a /-tin   r^*>   I  :: A  Jt  A  |   The Olrl Gave Answer In Lapland  Fashion to a Proposal  I By ELEANOR L. BRITTON  ���������������  4. ���������  <f Copyright, 1911, by American Press  J Association.  **h******j������h:**-;**hH"J-**{**M'*h**H,*4^*I  Spitzburger   was   a   great  traveler.  He had visited every country on the  globe,   and   I   verily   believe   that   If  avhition lind come up iu his dny ho  would   hnve   sailed   up   beyond   the  clouds to find others.    Wheu 1  made  his acquaintance he hnd settled down  In n place lie culled by a jawbreaklug  name   signifying   "dwelling"   that   he  hnd   picked   up  among   the   Eskimos  or some  other  benighted  people.     It  was In the country situated on the top  of n hill and looked more like n Chinese pagoda than*any other structure.  Spitzburger   was   a   widower,   with  one child, a daughter.   She was twenty years old and for half her life had  traveled during half of each year���������(he  summer season���������with her father.    Heredity  and   travel   had  made  her   as  odd as  he.    Rather she  was unique  She was of medium height, lithe, wiry  ���������indeed,   a   feminine  uthloto  of   the  featherweight type.' Her hair was black  and straight as an  Indian's; her eyes  large  black ones, with lashes of the  Spanish type.   I wondered if her mother had not beeu some dusky semiclvl-  lized creature her father had picked up  on the underside of the world.    But  he told me his wife had been an American creole.  The inside of the bouse In which  these two lived was aa curious as the  outside. The furniture and ornamental articles had apparently been gathered from all points of the globe, ranging from the south sea islands to  Greenland. There was a mill for  grinding from the Eloly Land similar  to those used in Bible times, a wheel  from India to spin (lax ou, and the  bathtub had been the sarcophagus of  an Egyptian mummy.  The reasou for my muting the Spitz-  burgers' acquaintance wns this: I was  taking n postgraduate course at tbe  time, studying the customs of different races of men, the causes and effects which shape them and their relationship. Desiring some information as to the people of Tibet, a laud  forbidden to foreigners and therefore  little known, 1 was recommended to  Spitzburger ns one who had penetrated to the Interior of that country. I  went to see him, and my visit led to  my studying wilh him.  How  long I  remained there doesn't  matter,  but it   was sufficient  for  my  embroilment  by  that  "little savage,"  as I called his daughter, Irene.    Not  that there  was any  outward  intimation on my part that I was coming under a spell, aud. as for the girl, I had  no idea that 1  was any more to her  than  anotter  man.    Indeed,   I  sometimes fancied that she might have left  her heart In New Zealand, Kamchatka  or some other barbarous land.   Whether Spitzburger suspected the drift ot  my inclinations I ciou't know, but ooe  day he took occasion to mention with  approbation  the marriage customs in  Lapland,   where  oue   who  marries   a  girl   without  her  parents'  couseut is  Mjudged guilty of a crime next below  murder and  is  punished accordingly.  1 thought that he looked at me very  hard,  but  "a guilty conscience needs  no accuser," and I may-have attached  more meaning to his words than they  covered.  The only thing to Indicate that Irene  and I were drifting together ns lovers  was that we took long walks together.  I made an excuse for this that in her  company I could both exercise and  study. This was true. I could get  from her certain information of the  domestic habits of the people she had  Tlsitcd that I could not get from her  father. One day while we wero on  one of these walks 1 said to her:  "Your father tells me that in Lapland to marry n girl without her parents* consent is punished as a crime.  Please tell me how a man In that country does his courting."  "He doesn't do any courting."  "Then bow does be proceed?"  "He goes to her parents and asks |  for her.    If he is refused there Is no  hope for him.   If they approve of his  suit they toll the girl of it.   She may  or may not have seen the lover, but  the process is the same In either case.  -Her  parents  give  a  feast  at   which  they, the girl, her suitor and mutual  friends are present.   The two principals are placed opposite each other at  table,   where  they   can   observe  and  talk with each other all they like."  "Well, then what? I suppose the  girl has something to say in the matter, else thin looking over her suitor  would be useless."  "Yes, she has a good deal to say  about it, but she doesn't yet make it  known. She Indicates her decision  Inter. After the feast all go to an open  space suitable for running n race. A  course Is marked off-a quarter of a  mile usually���������and the girl Is given a  handicap of a third of the distance.  The handicap Is intruded to enable her  to win the race easily if she wishes,  and if she wins that indicates her refusal of the c-flVr Mut if, on tlie contrary, she purposely lugs and her suitor  ciirchPH her. that indliiifns slip accepts  Cured by Lydia E. Pink-  ham's Vegetable Com pound  Fox Creek, N.B.���������"I have always  had pains in the loins and a weakness there, and  often after m y  meals m y food  would distress me  and cause soreness. Lydia E.  Pinkham's Vegetable Compound has  done me much  (food. I am strong,  er, digestion is better, and I can walk  with ambition. I  have encouraged  many mothers of  families to take it, as it"is the best remedy in the world. You can publish this  in the papers." ��������� Mrs. William  Boukqlte, Pox Creek, N.B., Canada.  The above is only ono of the thousands of grateful letters which are  constantly being received by the  Plnkhan*. Medicine Company of Lynn,  Mass..which prove beyond a doubt thai  Lydia E. Pinkham's Vegetable Com-  pound, made from roots and herbs,  actually does cure these obstinate diseases of women after all other means  have failed, and that every such suffering woman owas it to herself to at  least give Lydia E. Pinkham's Vegetable Compound a trial before submitting to an operation, or giving up  hope of recovery.  Mrs. Pinkham, of Lynn, Mass.,  invites all sick women to write  her for advice. She has puided  thousands to health and her  advice is free.  .seemed determined to win.. Surely she  could not have put forth greater effort I saw her glance aside to see  where I was, and she dashed on, seemingly bound to reach the goal before  me. But when within ten yards of it,  my distance being twenty, she tripped*  and fell. 1 run on to the tree, touched  It and then back to her. Raising her,  I said impatiently:  "I suppose we must try this one  over."  "No," she said; "1 couldn't run  again."  I still held her in my arms, and,  taking this for the answer 1 craved, 1  wound then* about ber, covering ber  face with kisses.  Supposing that my love had been  Injured by her fall, 1 proposed to carry her home, but she stepped out quite  readily. ,  "How about that tripping?" I asked.  She looked at the ground, but made  no reply, and 1 knew she had tripped  on purpose.  When we returned to the house Spitz-  burger looked at us both curiously. I  knew at once that he was aware that  his da ugh tor had given me my answer  and that she had given it In accordance  with tlie Lapland custom. He first  scanned her face, but receiving no satisfaction there bent his gaze upon  mine.  Ho did not require 11 long examination of my features to know that I had  beon made very happy,.and the cause  was evident. I took Irene by the hand  and. lending her to her father, told him  the story.  When I came to the pnrt where Irene  ���������-rumbled nnd fell he burst into a In ugh,  saying thnt she could run for hours  without a stumble or a nilssstt-p.  ENGINE GANG, NEW JEWEL AND OTHERS���������SEE DEALER.  A .Dilemma  "What is voung Nobrief worrying  about?"  "Why, his first client. If he tells  her she hasn't any case, she'll go to  another lawyer���������and if he tells her  she hasn't any case, she'll go to another lawyer���������and if he tells her she  has one, she'll go to another lawyer."  It is unkind to call the new woman  a lady's man.  There may be other corn cures, but  Holloway's Corn Cure stands at the head  of the list so far as results are concerned.  Tlie wise man treats his friends well  but not often.  Before and  Arter  Oh! snow, chaste snow,  As. pure as though <  From heaven you come  To "us below!  Shine, sun; fall rain;  You're off again���������  Oh! slush.  A   BOOK   FOR   MOTHERS      *    *  *  *  *  *  *  *  *  *  *  *  *  *  *  *  *  *  *  *  *  *  *  *  *  *  *  *  *  *  ****************  Every mother is naturally  anxious for information that  will enable her to keep the  little ones in good health.. The  Dr. Williams' Medicine Co.,  have issued a little book which  contains a great deal of information on the care of babies  and young children that every  mother ought to know. The.  book will be sent free to any'  inumer who will send her name  and address, with the name of  this newspaper, to Thc Dr.  Williams' Medicine Co., Brockvilie, Ont.  The more people can talk about trie  weather the less they' can taJk about  useful things.  Minard's    Liniment   Cures    Dandruff  To be loved into service is better  than to be spanked into servitude.  "Well, how do you like your job?"  queried the inkwell to the new blotter. "Oh, I think I'll like it all  right," replied the blotter. "It is certainly absorbing."  linn for her husband."  When Irene finished giving me this  hit of a lecture on Lapland customs I  walked for some distance without  SDeakiiic  she  How to Feed Oilmeal.  Oil men 1 may be fed to all classes  of farm stock. Fattening steers will  use to great advantage from two to  throe pounds of oilmeal daily in connection with other feeds. Feediug oilmeal in the form of nut sized cakes is  considered preferable to the loose meal  by most of our steer feeders. Dairy  cows will consume one or two pounds  of oilmeal daily with their grain rations, and during the winter feeding  period more or less oilmeal is almost  indispensable in order to keep the  cows in tlie best condition for producing milk and butter fat. For growing,  calves, sheep and hogs oilmeal can  constitute about one-tenth of the grain  ration fed and prove very beneficial,  florses may be fed small quantities,  although its general use for .horses  is not recouimended.-l'rofessor Humphreys iu Wisconsin Bulletin.  aulokly steps ooughs, onres colds, faeala  the   throat and  lungs.  .   -   .   25 coats.  Moldy Corn Produces Staggers.'  The Kansas experiment station has  just issued a bulletin giving results  of experiments to determine the cause  of blind staggers in horses. It is not  certain which micro-organism present  in moldy corn produces the trouble,  but it comes1 from' that kind of corn.  No matter which oue is responsible,  we can avoid it by feeding only sound  grain to horses aud using moldy stuff  for less sensitive animals if it is used  at all.  Keep Cattle Comfortable.  There are many farmers who always  shelter their cattle from storm, hut  there are r;iw, cold, windy days which  harm them as much as storms. Don't  let them cringe in pasture corners,  clustered togelher for warmth on such  days.   Put them in the shed or barn.  Send for free sample to Dept. N.U., Na  tional Drug & Chemical Co., Toronto  W. N. U., No. 839.  "What are you  thinking of?'  asked.  "I am thinking bow popular this  method .would be at our universities,  where athletics are so much In vogue.  Every undergraduate would be married before tbe end of his course."  It was a month after this that, hav.  Ing got all out of Spitzburger in the  Hue of my studies that I desired. 1 began to think of leaving. A singular  something there was in Irene had continued to grow upon me, and���������well I  wanted ber. Uemembering what her  father had said on the subject, 1 went  to him and asked him for his daughter.  "I will inform her of the honor you  do her," he said.  I waited a day for a reply, aud as I  received none the suspense threw me  into an awful fret.   At the end of the  second  day,   the  situation   being the  same, I was almost demented.   Ou the  morning of  the  third,  determined  to  have  the   matter  out   with   Irene,   I  asked her to go for a walk with me,  the last we would take together before  my departure.   She usseuted and went  up to her room  for her wraps.    She  was some time getting them, and wheu  she came down what was my surprise  to see  that she  had  put on  a skirt  reaching but little below the knees, and  instead of a hat she had  wrapped a  veil about her head.  I dldu't dream for awhile what this  meant, but when she led me along a  path and across a stile to a space used  in season for pasture I suspected at  once that she proposed to satisfy a  whim by giving me an answer to my  proposal after the Lapland custom. I  was too hungry for it to object to tbe  terms and was quite ready to run for  my answer. Indeed, so impatient was  I that I opened the subject myself.'  "A  good place for a  race,"  I remarked.  "Splendid."  "And a fine morning for It too. The  air Is crisp and full of ozone."  "I love to snuff it In and get tbe  odor."  "Do you see that tree yonder?"  "Tbe oak split Into two trunks near  the ground?"  "i"es. I have a mind to race you for  it."  "How much advantage will you give  me?"  "What you like."  She pulled off a fur jacket and threw  it on the ground, and 1 saw at once  that she had divested herself of her  corsets���������indeed, there was nothing to  interfere w*ith any movement Her  snort skirt, a tight fitting jersey and  the veil about her head made an excellent racing costume.  But these preparations appalled me.  What could they mean but that she  desired every advantage that she might  surely heat me In the race?  "I wish no handicap." she said. "I  think 1 can beat you on equnl terms.  I will go over to that stump, which is  about ihe same distance from tho tree  as we are here. One race would be  little fun. Let us mnke It the best two  in three.   Vou give the signal."  "Agreed," 1 said, and she went off to  tbe stump.  "One, two, three���������go!" I cried.  She run like a deer; but, spurred by  love. I kept au equal pace with her.  I won that race.  The second race wns very different.  Irene permitted me at first to gain a  few yards on her. but before we hnd  traversed two-thirds of the distance  she forged ahead and reached the tree  full ten feet a head of me. _  J knew now that she could beat me 1 us<*(1    tlmt    several    imitations have  boon put on the market. All alike in  name only. They arc not made from  the same formula, nor do they bear  the liiiinn of Dr, Chase.  You know what you enn expect  from the use of Dr. Chase's Syrup of  Linseed and Turpentine, hut you cannot put much faith in an imitation  which sells on the reputation of the  article it imitates.  On every bottle of the genuine will  be found the portrait and signature  of A. W. Chn.se, M.D,, tl,c famous  Receipt book nuthor. This is for your  protection nnd for the protection of  your children. Bo sure to get tin-  genuine, even if it costs a few cents  more. 25 cents a bottle,, family size  GO cents; all dealers or Edmonson,  Bates & Co., Toronto.  The Man���������"Look here���������once and for  all. Are you and I going to get married?"  The Woman���������"I'm going to. I  don't care what you do."���������Toledo  Blade.  Minard's  Liniment relieves  Neuralgia  Professor Zeleny, of the university,  says that in fifty years at Harvard'  there has not been a valedictorian  who used tobacco. This information  will drive many a youth to,the weed.  Annual Report of the Board of Directors.  FROM EVERY CORNER  OF THE  COME REPORTS OF CURES MADE  BY  DODD'S  KIDNEY  PILLS.  ���������I*'*������'��������������������������������� ���������^������������������������������������fr^  *     VALUE  OF  COW TESTING.    *  * One dairyman produced 52,000  T worth of milk from twenty cows,  I* or $100 per cow, while a neigh-  T bor bestowed twice as much la-  ��������� bor on forty cows and sold only  % $1,S00 worth of milk, or $45 per  4* cow, barely paying expenses,  31 while the first man made a profit  f of over ������1,000. Yet the second  % man said he had no time to  J* spend a few minutes each day  I weighing and testing tho milk  J) from each cow. Instead he spent  4* four long, weary years in raising ..  *| and harvesting the crops on a Jj  f 1C0 acre farm and feeding and  T milking forty cows to make as  ���������f much profit as his neighbor did  i in one year with half the cows,  4 half the land and half the labor.  % ��������� Frofessor W. J. Fraser, Univer-  f sity of Illinois.  A Good  Example.  Old Mr. Moulton frankly confesses  that he is not a member of any  church.  "But I go regularly," he invariably  adds, "and, what's more, I get to the  meeting house on time. It's part of  my religion not to disturb the religion  of other folks."       ���������"  Magdalen Islands, Quebec, tell of  Mrs. Cormier, a sufferer for six  years, who was made a new woman  by Dodd's Kidney Pills.  Amherst Island, Havre Aubert,  Magdalen Islands, Que., (Special).���������  That suffering women in all corners  of Canada aro being restored to health  by Dodd's Kidney Pills is shown in  the press every day, and this island  is not without its striking example.  Mrs. Peter C. Cormier, a well known  and estimable resident tells the following story of her cure:  "For six years I suffered with Rheumatism, Backache and Nervousness.  I could not sleep nor eat, and I was  always tired. My limbs were heavy  and 1 had a dragging sensation across  the loins.  "Hearing of cures by Dodd's Kidney Pills I decided to try them.  Seven boxes made a new woman of  me."  For a score of years Dodd's Kidney Pills have been in use in Canada. They have been tried in thousands of cases and there is not on record a single case where they have  failed -to cure diseased Kidneys.  Thousands of Canadian men and women will tell you thev owe their good  health to Dodd'rJUdney Pills.  If a man does well in a small town  he soon gets the idea that he could do  better in a citv.  IhJshhCi/ne  quickly  slop* concilia,   cures*  colds,  heals  *ho throat and lassos.       ���������   ��������� "*"  23 cents  Sunday-school Teacher���������"If you are  a good boy, Willie, you will go to  Heaven and have a gold" crown on  your head."  Willie���������"Not for mine. I had one  of them things put on a tooth once."  ���������Puck.  Nature's Cure  for a Cough  Dr. Chase's Syrup of Linseed and Turpentine is the Most Largely Imitated  Medicine in the Country.  What to give the children for croup  and colds is the problem mothers now  have to solve. Most of them finally  decide on Dr. Chase's Syrup of Linseed and Turpentine, and make it a  rule to always have some in the  house.  In this medicine arc linseed, turpentine and other well known ingredients of uninistnkeoble value in the  cure of colds. It is pleasant to take,  so much so that children delight to  use it.  So generally is this groat medicine  Sleeplessness.���������Sleep is thc great restorer and to be deprived of it is vital  loss. Whatever may be the cause of it,  indigestion, nervous derangement or  mental worry, try a course of Parmcleo's  Vegetable Pills. Hy regulating the action of the stomach, where the trouble  lies, they will restore normal conditions  and healthful, sleep will follow. They  exert a sedative force upon the nerves  and where there is unrest they bring  rest.  White oilcloth is the best covering  for pantry shelves. Keep red pepper  around .the edges to ward off the insects.  Unkindest Cut of All  "Thou, too,  Brutus?"  "Yes, and before you die, let me  secure your signature for this beautiful subscription work in five volumes  ���������'Noble Romans of the Past."'  If she wished. Nevertheless I deemed  It my proper part to do the best 1  could In the third nnd deciding race.  Burnlug to know my fate. 1 wished to  start at once. Hut she declined to go  until she got her breath. While we  waited I endeavored to see something  encouraglug in her eyes���������something to  Indicate that these races were the answer l wns expecting. But there was  nothing In her expression to indicate  that we were running for any purpose  except pastime. She studiously ignored every other consideration.  Finally, when my patience was nearly exhausted, she signified a willingness to start 1 gave tbe signal, and  for  the first  half  the  distance  sho  PILES CURED IN 6 TO 14 DAYS  four druggist will refund money if  PAZO OINTMENT fails to cure any  case of Itching, Blind, Bleeding 01  Protruding Piles in 6 to 14 days.   60c  The demand creates the supply.  This, however, docs not always apply  to a wife's demand for money.  Tho merits of Ilicklc's Anti-Consumptive  Syrup as a sum remedy for coughs and  colds are attested bvflcores who know its  powor in giving almost instant relief  when tho throat is sore with coughing  nnd the whole pulmonary region disordered in conse'im-ncr*. A bottle of this  world.famed Syrup will save doctor's blllp  and a great deal of suffering. Price 25  cents, at all dealers.  A man who will (Inscribe others ns  not knowing enough to come in out of  the rnin will himself not have sense  enough to quit speculating.  Hnmlins Wizard Oil is recommended hy many physicians. It is used  in many public nnd privntn hospitals,  Why not keep a bottle on hand in  your own home?  Not His Fault  "Ornlory is a gift, not nn acquirement," said the proud politician, as  lie .sat down after an hour's harangue.  "I understand/ 'said the rnntter-of-  fact chairman. "We're not blaniin'  you.   You done tlio best you could."  TO THE SHAREHOLDERS:  Your Directors beg to present.herewith the annual statement of the affairs and financial position  of the Canada Cement Company, Limited, as of the 31st December, 1910.  In presenting thc Balance Sheet, we call attention'to the Company's strong financial position  as disclosed by the large amount of cash on hand, and other quick assets, and the comparatively  small amount of current liabilities. After providing for interest on our Bonds and Dividends on our  Preferred Stock for the year, we have been able to set up reserves for depreciation, extraordinary repairs and renewals, bad debts, etc., and carry forward a substantial balance to Surplus Account.  The consumption of cement during the past year was not as large as anticipated. Our business  also suffered on account of thc Railways not being able to meet our full requirements for cars during  the; heavy  shipping  season;  consequently,  we  carry over from last year 781,116 ban-els of cement.  Early in 1910 the price of our product was fixed  at a lower price than  cement had ever been  sold for in Canada, excepting for a short period in 1909, but your Directors    are   pleased   to   state'  that  the  anticipated  savings  in  manufacturing  and distributing our products were such that they were  able to still further reduce this price.  We trust, when you consider the above mentioned conditions, and also the fact that during 1910  our plants were only operated to 57.0 per cent, of their capacity, the profits shown will be satisfactory  to the Shareholders.  During the current year we look for a larger natural demand, which demand will be stimulated by continuing to manufacture a strictly high grade article, and by selling it at the lowest possible price. This anticipated increase will enable us to operate our plants to better advantage than in  the past, but wc do not expect that the demand will be sufficient to enable us to put into operation ���������  either of the two plants which have been idle since thc organization of this Company. However, it is  confidently expected that the increased demand, and increased output, will result in further savings  in the cost of manufacture and distribution, and it is the policy of your Directors to give your customers the benefit of these reductions.  The Shareholders' profits will depend on the increased volume of the Company's business, the  policy of the Company being the maintenance of such a stable position as will insure regular and  uniform payments of interest on its bonds and dividends on its Preferred Stock, and at the same time  be in a position lo withstand any unforeseen emergency that may arise consequent on business depression or otherwise, which condition naturally necessitates the accumulation of, and the maintenance  of, a large cash reserve.  It is also the policy of the Company to equalize the price of cement throughout Canada in so  far as the physical conditions make such possible, and in furtherance of this policy, your Directors  have arranged to purchase a site near Winnipeg, on which they will erect, this year, a mill to grind"  clinker, which clinker will be shipped from one of our Eastern mills. The buildings, machinery, etc.,  will be planned so that, should it at any time in the future be advisable, a Burning Department can  be added, and thc clinker produced on the property.  And further, an agreement has been entered into whereby this Company expects to acquire, in  the near future, a property at Exshaw, which, added to our Calgary plant, and the projected plant at  Winnipeg, will put us in the position of anticipating any extraordinary growth in the consumption of  cement in the Great West.  With a view of educating the public, and popularizing the use of cement, in addition to the ordinary advertising, the Company has published a small book illustrating some of the many uses to  which cement may be put, for which book there has been a great demand, 25,000 applications for same  having been received during the past six months.  For thc purpose of stimulating interest in the Company on behalf of the Employes, both in  efficiency and cheapening production, as well as creating a feeling of mutual goodwill, your Directors  deem it expedient to introduce a system, already adopted by several large industrial corporations with  beneficial results, viz., to enable employes to become the possessors of Preferred and Common Stock  at prices which will be attractive to them, the employes paying a fixed amount per share per month  out of their earnings, and the Company carrying the stock for them, charging a rate of 5 p.c. interest. If the plan is put into effect, all dividends will be credited to the employees applying for the  stock. Said stock will be held in trust for the employe for a term of five year3, excepting in exceptional cases, such as death, when his heirs will receive what benefit a deceased employe has derived  from subscribing to the stock.  Your Directors feel that the policy, as herein outlined, will, as nearly as possible, make the' interests of the consumers, the employes, and thc shareholders identical, and will imn*e to the most enduring and beneficial' results for all concerned.  e  Pay  Particular Attention  to Exclusive Listings  i  ~rrrri tmnTihi minim iT" ;-<"-;  JTHE   LEDGE.   GREENWOOD.   BRITISH  COLUMBIA  Signs and Omens Jo Which the  Sailor,Grimly Clings.   ,- -  A JOKE THAT* PROVED, FATAL-  (r>  ��������� i ^Superstition * and *��������� a ,Guilty  Conscience  Proved , Too   Much   For   the   Norseman ��������� A    Bucket    of   ,Water    That  ' *    8topped a  Mysterious Wailing.' j1  " ''   It Is a well known^facf'that Jn' the  ,*   past the sailor,was among the .most  superstitious of--mortals, and'even in  these'ienljghleued^days   there  are11}a  "    goodly number of old salts who cling  ,    .tenaciously  to, their -belief lu 'certain "  /'signs and portents.    Some."no doubt,  of these superstitions have 'auished  altogether into  the  limbo of  forgot  1,> tep things, but there will always be a  credulous  few   who  will  shake  their  bends solemnly aud prophesy dismally  ( if a knife Is stuck In'the >must or an  albatross or,.a stormy  petrel  Is captured   and   brought   ou   board    The  origin of some of these ..superstitions  cannot"be traced.    Many of them have  been handed down from father to son  for a great number of yenrs, wit li a  touch' probably added here and-there,  turning a companitl\ely ordinary sio  *, ry Into a welid and mysterious legend  The Finn  Is the most superstitious  of all sailors    There are many of this  race who wtill believe in tbe ominous  portent of tbe phantom ship, the folly  of sturting a voyage on a Friday in no  tion by no means coulined to seafaring  'men),   the'  low   burning   blue   lights  which are ghost spirits hoveling near  to give warning of approaching disas  'ter  und   many  other   things.   alL of  ���������which   *_ ������������������   -  Fill the sailor's mind with murmuring*  And speak to him of .wrecks.  ' , - A story'ls told of a brlgantlne which  numbered several "extremely supersti-  r tious men amoug her crew. Oue night  when there was no moon and a slight'  ���������* grouiid, swell was running the watch,  who happened to be the,most super-  --"Stltious of them all. beard an unearth  , ly,walling,coming apparently from the  very surface of the sea.   '1 be'mate aud  ��������� "the"helmsman' also heard  it.  but  the  l, former-lucked-Imagination,  and,   al  ,.though he^was^ertalnly interested, he  'nearly blew the watch's bead off when  he ventured to suggest mermaids , The  a helms'muu'did not feel quite happy, but  he hud",to,stick  to,,the. wheel.'    The  " watch was pale with terror, but 'he  kept silence owing to the mate's complimentary references to his cour.ige  and abilities Slowly thersound began  to 'move along the ship's'slde, becom.  " ing more and more agonlzf-d'as li ap  proached This annoyed the mate, and  going to the side of the~veK������sel, he wait  ed until he had located the sound and  ' then emptied a bucket of wutei  o\ei  the rail.   There wns a gasp, then dead  ' silence, and nothing more was heard  that night. J  When the watch went off duty h������ ot  course gave, a detailed and lurid -tc-  count of the incident to bis shipmi'e*  ' who listened, as he thought, in ir-veci  silence and then called on one of the  audience .for his version of the matter  This man, a Tyue-sider, who' do-u'j  loved a Joke and'bad no respect *nt  all for" boury superstitions, had con  epired with his fellows to play a triik  on the watch. On the night In ques  tion he bad crept over the bows with  out a sound.,carrying with him the  ship's cat secured in a b.ig. Crouch  Ing under the-stays, tho joker Jet the  cat's head out of ihe bag, which he tied  round the animal's ueck so that It  could uot,escape He then applied 1)1**  teeth to the unfortunate aiilniiil's tail  Everybody knows tbe fearsome sounds  an angry cat js capable of producing  and those lo which a cat whose tail is  being bitten gi'Os vent are amoug the  most hair raising. The sound was  more or less regulated by sf|iieer'iug  the luckless beast's body. The mate's  bucket of water was as unwelcome as  unexpected and euused the Tyue-sidni  to beat a hurried retreat. - . _  Not only Is the origin of /many sea  superstitious "wropt in mystery.'*-but.  also any logical explanation of cause  aud effect. It would puzzle any oue to'  say why It should be unlucky for the  ship's boy to whistle on" the weather  bow. except that It Is generally unpleasant from a music lover's point of  view for a boy to whistle on any bow  at all. ,  Ou one occasion superstition and a  guilty conscience caused a priu-tlrul  Joke to have fatal consequeuces.    The  ,incident arose through one of the sall^  'ors. it Norwegian, boxing the'ears of,  the t*li!p's'boy for tbe aforementioned  crime of whistling on the weather bow-  Not uiiiinturully the boy was annoyed  and doiermliied to pay the Norwegian  out. Aided hy two other sailors, a  white shirt and some string, a very  presentable "ghost" wus arranged In  the foc'sle on .the night the Norsemau  was ou-watch. ' De was lo be allowed  only u glimpse of the -spirit" on' enter-'  Ing tbe foc'sle, and it was then to vnu-  IhIi from view, being Jerked by menus  of a string underneath the hunk of ono  of the Jokers. Everything wns ready,  and the three conspirators lay In their  bunks it wall lug their victim * Unfor-.  tuuately they nil fell asleep, to he slid  denly it wakened by it hmd cry from  the' Norwegian. He stood ga/.lng at  the "ghost." Ihe dim light shed by the  lamp fulling on his ghastly face The  three "were nhout to call out to him  when he suoke.   "No. no." lie cried, "I  ?dld riot 'menn'to kill-you.*Morgan! *0h.  mercy, mercy.'" Aud he rushed madly  from the foc'sle Tenlfled, his ship  mates followed him. but nsjhe* reach  ed the deck they saw the Noi weglaii.,'  throw'himself'into the sea.-Loudon'/'  Globe.  fcUPBYHIS PHYSICIAt*  0, "FRUIT-A-TIVES", THE FAMOUS  ;p FRU(T MEDICINE, SAVED HIS LIFE.  h  THE BRITISH MK.T.  A  Flourishing Concern Which   Issues-  Coins fer  Many t Dependencies/  , The* recently published report of the  opeiatioris of the British'mint during  iU09 brings that concern to the atteu  .ion of ������the public... Like  most  busi  uesses that move along smoothly anJ  ���������>now a pioht, tne royal mint is but  little heardrof ordinarily.'**It is a flour-  .suing concern; only six times in the  .ast M, years  have  its  expenses  ex  .ceded  its'-receipts,*   and   only  once  .uiee'lt^ has-a dehcit occuned "_'It-  ,rouls, it is tiue, show extraordinarj  " actuations, but in the 38-ycar, peno 1  t has had an aveiage net annual pro-  .t of nearly $1,250,01*0.  'Ihe mint'issues coins not only for  orcat Britain and Ireland, but for the  Jhannel loimds, lor Britiah Guiana  tor Britisn *Hoiuluias, for Ceylon, to*  .���������.ast -Afiica and Uganda, for Newfoundland, loi Nigeria, for the Strait.-  oeUlenieiits, and lor other British col  oni*-s and dependencies In addition  cneie are the Calcutta mint and the  1-Sonibay mint for India, the Ottawa  .nint foi the Dominion of Canada  ,md the new Australian mint, all-.of  which have direct relatioiia with the  uondon headquarters.  Plow little cunosity is displayed by  the Britisn public in this great money  making concern may be uifeircd from  the fact that it was visited by only  3,712 persons during 1909, even tin-  ugurc being slightly above the aver  ,'ge. 'Jhe Bntis.i<.r evidently take-  tins department, as he takes so many  other executive bodies, largely on  ���������rust.  ..     A Generous Village.  They are a, generous people in  Limavudy, Ireland. A few weeks  ago^the workhouse .schoolmaster arrived at the retiring age and it was-  felt thdt the time had come to put u  younger and more energetic man in  his place. The old man had served  the community well for oyer thirty  years at the magnificent' salary* ot.  $150 a year, in addition to which he  had his meals .in the workhouse,  which was estimated at being worth  about $100 a year more, so it was felt  that he was entitled to a pension on  which he might end his days in comfort. . '  The guardians held a special meeting to discuss the matter and with  rate generosity fixed the old schoolmasters "pension at $28 a year.' Tho  munificence of this action will be.  understood better when it is mentioned that the same board estimates  that every pauper in its workhouse"  costs it about' $60 a year 4o mam-  tain1     ' i  -      .  Willi truly amazing ingratitude the  old man Mused rather rudely to accept the pension, and said thut' he  would prefer returning to the workhouse even it in another capacity,to  that in winch he had adorned it so  long.  Miracle  of a  Bath Sponge.  Henry Savage Landor, at one time  a captive of the Lamas in Tibet, tells  the following adventure:  "1 he lamas had got hold of my bath  sponge, which was dry and pressed to  great thinness by a heavy weight  which had rested upon. Throwing it  from them, it fell in a" little pool of  water. 1 addressed the sponge in Bug  hsh and with any. words that camo  into my head, pretending to utter incantations.  "The attention of the Lamas and  soldiers was quickly drawn to this unusual behavior on my part. They  could not conceal their terror when,  as I spoke louder and louder to thd  sponge, it gradually swelled to its normal size. The Tibetans, who at first  could hardly believe their eyes, became panic-strickour There was a gen  eral stampede." '  Eighteenth Century Dandies.  In the early part of the eighteenth  century it was a common thing iu  London for a man of fashion to spend  several hours a day with his valet,  among the many quaint operations being "the starching of the beard aud  the proper, perfuming of garments, thq  painting of the face and . anointing  with oils, tincture's, quintessences an i  pomatums." It is even said that some  of the dandies of the time bathed in  wine "and milk "for the preservation  of .their complexions and the rejuvenation of their energies."  An  Unofficial  Greeting.  She had looked on, with wide, wondering eyes, while a more fortunate  maid, in the fluffy, beribboned, spotless whiteness so dear to all daughters of Eve, be they big or little, gave  the Premier of the Dominion a beautiful bouquet of roses. She had seen  him stoop and kiss her. Then she  .separated herself from the cheering  "crowd. She strayed tc a spot in the  prairie where she knew they were. She  gathered them herself, a little ill-  assorted bunch of wild weed blossoms  Then she edged her way back through  the throng. She had almost reached  him as he moved away when a bndged  committeeman stopped her. He took  her by'the' sleeve of her patched print  "dress and thrust her back. Tear-  sprang to her eyes.      , ���������  Suddenly the Great Man stopped.  He had seen her. He stepped towards  her, and the' officious committeeman  released his hold.  "Were you   good   enough   to  mean  those for me,  little girl?"- he asked  with a smile.     She thrust.them  to  wards him, new half-frightened.  He bowed, and took them. Ho kissed her. Then he drew a sprig from  the bunch and fastened it in thc lapel  of his coat. And when the Great Man  mounted his car nnd waved his hat to  the cheering hundreds there was cno  happy little girl who feasted her eyes  on a faded wild weed blossom still  drooping on his breast.  W. N. U., No. 814.  Honor For Sir James Grant.  Sir James A Grant, K.C.M.G., a  distinguished Highlander, who has  spent the major part of his life in  Canada, was recently' presented with  the freedom of Inverness in recognition of his brilliant services to tho  Dominion and to medical science. Sir  James wns born at Inverness in 1331,  and has had a distinguished career  in the Dominion Parliament. He ha-*  done much work in tubercular re  search. Provost Gossip, in the presence of a large company, pcrformeH  the presentation ceremony, nnd refer  red to the tact that Sir Jamc.* war-  the last representative of a dUtui  guished Highland clan, the Grants ol  Corrimony. They were glad to honor  Sir Jnnies on that scoie and also on  account of his coming from ..Canada  after such a distinguished career.  4  :    ., -        JAMES DINGWALL, E������Q.        '  Williatnstown, Ont.', July 27th, 1908.  " "I suffered all my life from Chronic  t Constipation and no doctor, or remedy,  I ever tried helped me.  "Fruit-a-tives"  promptly cured me.   Also, last spring  I had a bad attack of BLADDER and  . KIDNEY TROUBLE and the-doctor  gave me up but "Fruit-a-tives"'saved  my life,   ram now over eighty years  * of   age   and   I   strougly   recommend  *��������� ."Fruit-a-tives" for  Constipation   and  Kiriney Trouble".  (Signed) JAMES DINGWALL.  Socabox, 6 for $2.so���������or trial box, 25c  ���������at    dealers ' or ' from    Fruit-a-tives  Limited, Ottawa.-  WRITTEN F0.1 CHIL.bi-.EN.  Great Literature That Has Been Prepared Just For the Little Ones.  Robert Southey, onco Poet Laureate,  wrote ..many long, dull poems which  he imagined were immortal masterpieces, but which arc to-day as dead  as the dodo. Had he not written one  or two short poems to please his  children, scarcely a line ot his poetry  would now be read But, as luck  would have it, he took his boys and  girls one day to see the Falls of Lo-  dore, near Keswick, and when they  returned they asked liim to write a  poem telling noiv tne watei came  'down He aid it, and it has proved  the most enduring and the most distinctive thing ne wiote Another of  his poems, deservedly lemcnibereJ  and quoted, is "The flattie of Blenheim, oegiiuniig v..tn tne well-know 11  lines, "it was a summer evening���������  Old Casper's woik was done" Tins  also was written for ins children, as  was al������o "i'ne inciicape Bell "  Though "1'ilgi mi's j-rogrcss," as regards its first oait, was wiitten primarily as tui occupation to relieve the  monotony of liuuiurd Jail, wheie  John Butiyau was lodged oii-account  of his JNoiicO.iforniity, ,yot it may be  truly said that thc s.cond pait���������evei  the cluldien's favorite on account oi  the boys and gnls it talk about, and  especially on amount ot Ureatneart���������  ���������was written because Bunyan's chil  dren deuid.idod it He used to read  Christian's joui..ey to his wife and  children when t:.<.y visited him ii  prison���������for 111& iinline was not over  strict���������and tnoy were quite disconso  late at the thought of Christiana and  thc chilurcn bun*: left be-ind in-thu  City of De&liuction, and ..gave then  lather no le&t until he had promisci  to take them on pilgrimage also.  Everybody kno* s that Lewis Car  roll, tlie author of "Alice 111 Wondoi  land,' 'was an Oxford don���������Rev C H  Dodgson���������ai.d tnat he looked mor.  like the high-and dry old rnathemati  cian.he was than an entertainer o'  children. Yet he had certain child  friends, and to thesj on tiien ojuntrj  walks he told tho ''Alice" adventure*  which he aftciwards made into a  book But had it' not been for the  importunities of the children this  groat masterpiece wou'd have died  The* learned don thought nothing of  it. Nevertheless, it will keep hi������ name  ahve as long as the English language  is spoken  "hub and His Friends" is a classic,  but it was vntten not for the grownups who delight 111 it to-day, but for  children Dr Jonn Brown, of E liu  burgh, the author of this delightful  book, was a lover of dogs and chil  dren. "Rah" -was his best-loved dog  and the book mainly consists of a re  cord of his doings���������his s-igacity, hi.*  faithfulness, his love. It was only  meant to amuse the children, but r  has pioved-a masterpiece which the  world will not willingly let die.  WOMEN'SWIMFVIERS.  ��������� ', ���������   Some Rare  Feats of  Experts   at   the  Natatorial Art.  "And when are vou going to swim  the Channel again?" a society lady  asked Captain Webb, shortly after  his historic feat "Never, wnadam,"  answered the hero of the hour, with  a bow, "it is the laches' turn now."  And. "a generation later, it really  seems that,,if'evei the gallant Webb  is to have a rival, it will have to  be a woman; for since his day a  dozen men have wrestled with the  Channel and have always come off  "second best."  ' Thirty years ago there was one woman���������or lather a girl���������who might  conceivably'have swum the Channel I  under favorable conditions Once she '  swam twenty miles in the Thames  in 6 hours 25 minutes; and, again,  she covered ten miles in the excellent  time of 2^hours 43 minutes; but Miss  Agnes Beckwith had no ambition to  try conclusions with such a formidable opponent as the English Channel."  Other doughty Naiads there were,  too, of that day���������Miss Emily Parker,  who swam nine miles 111 the Thames  in 2 hours 24 1-2 minutes (a feat of  which any man might have been  proud); and Miss Dick and Miss Lizzie Gillespie, who thought nothing of  swimming half-a-dozen miles or more  in a choppy sea. But in their wildest  flights of ambition not one of these  lady-swimmers of the 'seventies  dreamed of emulating Captain Webb.  Their succossois of to-day, however, arc no longer ufrml to challenge man's supiemacy even in a  sport which requires more strength  of muscle and power of endurance  than any other How* splendidly  they are succeeding wns proved a  short time ago in a swimming lace  fiom Brooklyn to Coney Island, a  distance of thu teen miles In this  race, fer which thirty of America's  strongrst male swimmers entered,  the second and thud places were  taken by two girls, of seventeen and  eighteen respectively, one of whom  was within a few yaids of snatching  victory from the winner. As it was,  they were able to "show the wny"  to twenty-nine of their masculine  rivals!  It is not long since Miss Lilv  Smith, the eighteen-year-old captain  of the , Tottenham (Eng ) Ladies'  Swimming Club, attempted to beat  Captain Webb's record of eight hours  for the twenty-mile swim between  Dover >jnd Ramsgate    -  Alth-nigluMiss Smith, owing to the  rough sea, was" obliged to turn buck  when within two miles of Ramsgate,  she completed her twenty miles in  the remarkable time of seven hours  Miss 'Littlewood, a hospital nurse,  perfoimed a wonderful feat some little time ago, by swimming from Sun-  bury to Kew, Eng., a distance of sixteen miles, in eleven hours. Mi's  Claire Parlett, a Kingston, Eng.  young lady,' has covered thn teen  miles in eight hours and a half, and  many other ladies���������almost all quite  young girls���������have peiformed wonderful  aquatic feats.  But all these performances, highly  creditable as they are, pale (into insignificance befoie those of Mme Ica-  ceseu, who. thinks *no moie of a  thirty-mile* swim than most men of  a mile Some yeais ago this doughty  lady actually swam foity-eight mile-*  in the Danube, and was so fresh at  the end of her long journey that she  could "asily, so it was said, have  added twenty miles to her record  As it was," the distance covered was  more than equal to a direct double  trip across the  Channel  So far only one lady has made a  really -erious attempt to swim across  the Channel, and that is Miss Annette  Kellerman. an Australian, who is  considered���������and, no doubt, rightly���������  the champion lady-swimmer" of the  world Five yeats ago Miss Keller-  man battled with the Channel for  six hours, during -which time she  covered a dozen miles, only to be  compelled by sea-sickness to abandon  the effort. "When," she says, "my  friends insisted on my leaving the  water I was physically as fresh and  fit as when I entered it six hours  earlier."  + ���������   ������������������    d ii* i.V,"Vw ���������  "fr'.-iA    f    y JH  ���������- ������*r- f i?M  Like Picture, Like Sjbject  Eastern.Aitut  (in  western log cabin)���������Whose pictuie is this?  .   "My husband's " .  .  "It is hung with fatal effect." *  "So was my husbunJ."  ,J     A Good  Hair Restorer -^  Vietimr���������"If youi hail restorer is so  good, why is it that you, are bald  yJuiself?" -,    '  Baibci���������"Well, sir,    once    I had a  veiy big ordei ioi   la'Jies' rlaits, and  to execute it 1 u-,od some extru doses  Minard's Liniment Relieves Neuralgia  ot my ic=toiei  over my h.in  and got  I half-u-do/.^n   long p aits,   hi-.    But it  When He Put on  His Hat  Bumpus '(yawning at 1145  p m )���������  Tune waits on no man.  Miss* Wiggly���������I don't blame if.    Tt  would dose lots  of  sleep  if  it  waits  on some people 1 know.  Engh&h Fieemasoniy has two London Weeklies and one lllii&tiatcd  monthly devoted'to its intcicsts.  CRIED DAY AND NIGHT.  His R E Sanfoid, Inveiary, Ont,  wntes ��������� "Aiy baby was sickly for  ovei a week with bowel and stomach  tioublc and ened night and diy Nothing I did liclj ed her 111 the least till  1 bc-gan giving her Baby's Own Tablets. Tney helped baby light away  and now bhe is a big hcaluiy child  with fine rosy checks The Tablets  are ceitaii.ly a wondeiful medicine  and I recommend them to all my  fiends who ha\e chil lien in the  nouse "  Wh.t Baby's Own Tablets have  t done for Mrs Sanford's baby they,  done for thousands of othei little ones/  smit/ly because-they go to the loot  of so many childhood ai.ments���������that  s, thoy clave all impurities fiom the  stomach and lea\c it sweet and  healthy. Sold by medicine dealers 01  by mail at 25 cents <i box fiom The  Di Williams' Medicine Co, Biock-  ville, 0..t      _  Nuisc���������Doctoi, a sponge is missing,  possibly you sewed it up msiue the  patient. 1  ���������liniment Surgeon���������Thank you, remind me to aud two guineas to tlie  bill for matenal "���������  ���������niokly stops coughs, caros oolds, heals  &���������   throat ond lungs. ���������   ���������   ���������  2fi o������nta.  His wifp hi ought in the fust course  and placed it before him. Then sho  lUased with tne silvei at his plate  and iiltcd his g.ass. Next she Happed  out his napkin and put it in"*place,  and stood back lespccifully  "What's all thisr" he asked in surprise.    "Why don t you sit down**"  "J-saw you tip the waiter 50 cents  when*l was at lunch with you yesterday/' she said, "and 1 need a little  change ni) self "  diew all thc ban  out ot my constitution, s.i."  -**   Used according to dnectlons, J. D.  Kellogg''* Djsei.tciy Cuulial will afford iclief in the most acute foi 111  of .summer complaint Whenevci the  attack manifests itself no time bhould  be lost in seeking the aid of the Cor  dial It w.ll act immediately on the  atomach and intestines and allay the  nutation and pain A trial of it will  convince anyone of the tiuth of these  asseitioiis  FiisLPrisoner���������What kind of a time  did you have in the police court this  inoiiinig'  Second Pusoner���������Fine.  Opening for the Purist  Doctoi���������Raw  cow's milk  is  foi children than bo led ,  ��������� liignbrow Dad���������1< 00J., ,\Ve  have to boil Bosaie  belter  won't  All mothers c..n 1 ut away anxiety  legaidmg tueii suiieimg clindien  wnen they have Aiotliei * Graves'  Worm Exterininatoi to give relief. Its  ellects are faure and  lasting.  The gold  output  of Australia  continues to decline.       *  Your  Druggist Will Tell  You  Alurme Eye Remedy relieves Sort  kyes, Strengthens Weak Eyes,  Doesn't Smait, Soothes Eye Pain,  and sells for 50c. Try Murine in  *i'our liyes and in Baby's Eyes foi  dcaly Eyelids and Gianuiation. 1  One of the best examples of how to  end letters-incorrectly is that of a  soldier who wrote home to his wife  tlie following _ sentence, without -a  single stop or'.comma: "May heaven  cherish and keep you, from yours affectionately John Don " "  VHnard's  Liniment Cures   Burns,  Etc.  "Any article will be removed from  the window" w.*s the notice pTomni-  citlj displayed in an outfittei's shop  Att'act-d by it a s p.rci 1 us \ ers n  'iitervd the s'lop and asked to bj n!-  .owed to inspect a pai leula ly vivid  tie 111 the, fi ont row The s il smin  laving dis.manged tho window and  biought out the desired object, the  jupercihons person remarked, "Rather  loud,' isn't if"  "Well somewhat s'nki g," ag.ecd  thc shopman.  "f thought so," lep'ieJ the vi������itor,  aj he turned to le.t<e the shop. "It  offends my taste You needn't put it  back     Good-day!"     -  DEAFNESS CANNOT BE CURED  by local applications, a3 they cannot  leach the diseased portion of the ear.  Theie i-������ only one way to cuie deafness, and that is by- constitutional  luinedics Deafness is caused by an .  inflamed condition of the mucous lining of the Eustachian Tube. When  tins tube is inflaiii"d you have a  lunibling sound 01 niipeitect hearing,  and when it is cntueiy closed, deafness is the lesult, and unless the inflammation can be taken out and this  tube restored to its noimal condition,  hearing_ will be destioyed "forevei,  nine eases out of ten are caused by  Catanh, which is nothing but an inflamed condition of the mucous surfaces.  We will g.ve One Hundicd Dollars ���������  foi   any case of Deafness  (caused by  Catanh)  thi.t cannot    he    cured    by  Hall's Catanh Cure.   Send foi circu-  lais, free  F   .7    CHENEY '& CO ," Toledo, O.  Sold by Druggists, 75c    ,  'lake*Hall's  Family  Pills for  constipation       _ ��������� * t  New^prg'e (to the^housemaid of tho  poet)���������Do tell me wily he 'is always  standing before the mirroi.  Hbu em.iu*���������Sh ' He's funking how  he'll look when they raise a statue to  him.  Bultkly stops coughs, euros aolds, heals  tho  throat end  lungs. ���������   -   ���������   25 seats.  '*Xow, little boys," said a Sunday  school teachei. as he beamed at the  earnest faces before him, "what lesson  c.n we learn fiom the bttsv bee'" "I  know," said Tommy "Yes, Tommy,"  ���������wild thc kindly-faced man, "and what  s if" Pioniptly said Tommy, "Not  '0 get stung "  te Merry!**  The most obstinate corns'and warts  fail to rusist Hollownv'b Coin Cure  liy  it.  The slow tram is still the target f r  the shafts of the humoiist Recently  a wag sent the following ldtter to the  editor of a counny patci.  '{���������Li,���������Is the.e no way lo put a step  lo b.ggi *g along the line of the railway-' Foi instance, ycsteiday an aged  mendicant with .1 wooden leg ke,.t  pace with the afternoon cxpiess fiom    HI inkton  to S, ac 1 y    an I    annoyed  A Princ3ss as Typist. } }"e     P-'^ng.'s    ox edingly,    g ing  Princess  Mary  has recently  learnt ' hom  *''-Uow  t0  ������������������m,ow  ������������������"������ hls lm"  Stop starving yourself���������stop suffering the pangs of Indigestion���������stop  worrying about what you dare and dare not eat.  Eat hearty meals of wholesome food, take  Clear 'the complexion of  disfiguring; -pimples,  .blackheads, redness,  roughness, and other unsightly conditions; keep  the hands soft and white,  the scalp clean, the hair  live and glossy, and -preserve, skin health by the  use of Cuticura Soap  assisted when necessary  by Cuticura Ointment.  juticura.  Soap and Ointment  afford Out most economical treatment lor  Itching, burning, scaly humors of Infants,  children and adults,, A slnslo not Is often  luflktcat. Sold throughout tho world. Send  to Potter Drug A Chem. Corp.. Boston,  U.S.A., for 32-pago Cuticura Book on caronnd  treatment of Bkln and hair. ,  to use the typewriter, says M A.P  There" are two lady typists .attached  to the secretarial staff at Marlborough  House, one of whom, at the princess'  urgent- request instructed Her Royal  Highness in the art of typing.  The princess proved an apt pupil  and devoted herself so assiduously to  her work that after a few weeks' instruction and practice she was able to  work a typewriter at quite a fair rate  of speed. Her Royal Highness during  her holidays at Balmoral will assi-st  in the typing of some of the more private correspondence of King George.  The princess also intends to learn  shorthand, and is keenly looking forward to helping Queen Mary regulai  ly with her correspondence when tho  royal family settle at Buckingham  Palace. Princess Mary is the first  English royalty to have learnt typing, and it may also be noted that her  Royal Highness was the first royalty  to open an account at the Postoffice  Savings Bank, which the princess did  on her tenth birthday.  The Queen's Fan.  When Queen Victoria was crowned  she accepted a fan of British manufacture from the Worshipful Company  bf Fanmakers. and at the time of her  Jubilee another one. was presented to  her by the company. Queen Alexandra also received a similar gift at  her Coronation. Now it is Queen  Mary's turn, and Her Majesty has  been asked if she will deign to accept  one at her Coronation, and has replied that "she will do so with pleasure  and gratitude, more especially as you  mention that it is of British manufacture." Queen Mary is evidently resolved lo encourage homo industries  in every possible way, thus following  in the footstops of her mother, th'-  Duchess of lock, who did so much for  them.  Walnut Tree Borders.  Walnut   trees   in thc   Netherlands  usually line dikes or border lines instead of being in orchard form.  portunate  sol cit.-*tiiiis."  and you'll feel like a new person. Sour stomach���������heartburn���������  occasional Indigestion ��������� chronic dyspepsia ��������� all yield quickly lo  jUA-DRU-CO Dyspepsia Tablets. The properly digested food  Testores your strength, your stomach regains its tone, and soon  requires no further aid.  50c. a box.    If your druggist has not stocked them yet send  50c. and we will mail them. 37  NATIONAL DRUG AND CHEMICAL CO. OF CANADA LIMITED.  MONTREAL.  Let us buy a 50-cent bottle of Psychine (pronounced  Si-keen) from your druggist and give it to you  (free) to prove its great value.  ���������Psychine   is   tha   greatest   yitality for the recovery, of their wounded as  builder of the age. - .��������������� the Japanese array.  For thirty years Psychine has been  And all because the Japanese knew  how to let the white corpuscles cure.*  There are two kinds or corpuscles  in your blood, you know, red and  white.  The red carry nutrition, the white  are the policemen or scavengers of the  body.  Whenever a disease germ enters the  body, these white corpuscles attack and  literally eat it.  A wound that attracts"dlsease germs  from the air Is cleansed and healed by  billions of:, phagocytes, or white corpuscles, devouring these unwelcome  disease germs.  La Grippo,  }5roncl������ili'''  Hemorrliaxea  Sore Throat  Anaemia-..  Female Weakness  Indigc-ainn  Poor Appcl ito  C'liilN and Fcrers  Sloeplc-8n< tw and  Nei voiis Troublo*  curing almost every disease that is due  to run-down vitality.  Hundreds of thousands have used  Psychine with wonderful beneficial re-  ���������ulls.  We have received thousands of unsolicited testimonials from people  whom Psychine has cured, of in many  ���������ases, hopeless ailments.  There are still thousands of people  suffering from disease, however, whom  Psychine can benefit.  There are still thousands who are  trying to cure themselves by wrong  methods, who are using dangerous and  hurtful medicines.  There are still thousands who are  gradually   losing  their  vitality���������from ....  whose   body   the   necessary   resisting      -*nv aiscase can be cured by these ^^  a w   _  power to disease is slowly but surely white corpuscles if they be in sufficient salld3 ot these 50Cent bottles of Psy-  slipping away. number or strong enough to attack and cn<ne  Broncliinl Cuughs  Weak Lungs  Weak Voice   .  Si>riii(f Weakness   ..  . Ktirl-r Uuclino  Catarrhal AHei:l. i>n������ I  Catarrh of Slunit*.*;!!  Nicht Sweats     ��������� ��������� ,  Obstinalo CongllH  1-ar) n git Ik mid  Dyspi'priiB  Aftereffects   of  Heiirisy,  i'lieuninnln jm.cS  La Grippe.  That's why we believe it will b������  beneficial to you.  Now we don't ask you to take our  word for the tremendously beneficial  effect of Psychine. Fill out the coupon  below, mall It to us, and we'll give  you an order on your drug? 1st (for  which we pay him the regular retail  price) for a 50-cent bottle, of Psychln*  to be given you free of cost.  We will undoubtedly'buy and distribute In this manner, hundreds of thou-  There are still those who soon will  hear the dread "call In the night" If  'hey do not take prompt action.  devour the germs, that cause the dis  ease.  If tbey are not in sufficient numbers  or strength,  then   the  disease  germs  flK,  To these we have the above message, ������ t ^-^ ^ase claims" the body  ���������Let us buy a 50-cent bottle of Psy-      That's the cause of every disease to  chine fiom your druggist and give it  whlcQ humanity Is heir,  to you, free, to prove Its great value.". *   -* . *  That 50-cent bottle of Psychine will  Noncommittal  Connoisseur���������That's a likely planting. Is it a sunrise or a sunset?  Artist���������That's for the critic*! to say.  A wrouglit-iron clectro-iniii'iipt, having 11, core ������������������of ���������.one. square i.-.ch area,  can be made to carry 160 pounds, the  lifting power 'of larger ones being in  the same proportion.  Not Quite the 5amo  "My niun joined the Hums club the  other night."  "My man used to bo.a ilrcmnn him-  self."  For centuries the cure of dlseaie has  been by means of herbs���������nature's remedies. ������������������������������������'���������  It Is only within recent times that  wc have come to know how these herbs,  act..  Now scientists tell us they "Increase  eui:a  oT^caVengeVs^'oT'The the s-nj-igth and numbers of the white  ,  corpuscles or phagocytes,   :'  tell you more powerfully than mere  wurils can how tremendously beneficial  Psychine will be for *you..  It will give you an unmistakable Indication of its wonderful power to renew the bodily vitality, to strengthen  the phagocytes (the white corpuscles),  the p'  body.  *    *..*,'���������  The Surgical Department of tha  Japanese Army, in the Japo-Russlan  war, first drew the attention of the  scientific world to the function of the  white corpuscles of the blood or phagocytes '-  Foreign medical men were astounded Jungle of India yields a fourth,  to ace .larianese soldiers with wounds All these herbs are recognized by the  tbat had nht been cleansed or dressed medical profession as. being the most  for days, that were apparently dirty, beneficial to health that they know.-:  Ill-kept, and altogether unsanitary. , That's why Psychine, In the third of  V 7et these dirty wonnds healed mar- a century it has been made, has cure.l  veiioiisly, no army the world had ever h ji eds of thousands of people who  known  had nuch a  wonderful'.record suffered,from the following disc ..a:    ,  In Psychine we have some of the  most healing and beneficial herbs In  the world, herbs that Increase and  strengthen the white corpuscles.  From Arabia comes one herb, from  South, America another. China and  Japan;   produce   a   third,    while   the  And' we.do that to show our entire  confidence in this wonderful preparation.      ��������� '  - ���������  A confidence that has been based on  our 30 iyears'" experience "with thlo"  splendid preparation with a full knowledge of the hundreds of thousands of  cures it has made.  COUPON No./94  To  the   Dr.'  T. A., SLOCUM.jLid.'  193-I-/5 Spadini Ave., Toronto.  I accept your o(T<*r to try a SOo. bottle  of I'sychlno (pronounced Si-keen) at  vour oxpoime. I ha\e not-hnd a Mo.  bottlo of lVychlne under tlili plan.  Kindly advise my druduist to deliver  thin bottle to me.  My Name.   Town   Street and Number   My Druggist's Name .'   Street and Number   Thlacoupon Is not good for a ������00. bottlo  of Pnyohliie If presented to the dnigiript  ���������It must be Rent tw���������we will then buy  tlio 40c. bottle of Psychine from your  druggist rnd direct hfm to deliver It to  you. 'Tl.V c.'.Vsr may be withdrawn nt  nny tlno rrl.'acut notice. Bend coupon  toJ������7. "  - u  .���������������������������  d  ���������1.  <  i*!  --J" I  vgmmFmmmm  ,^';w.st*-st,%wi*Hr*s^^i^j'j."''*^������!i^,'^w*^'5J������ THE   LEDGE,   GREENWOOD,   BRITISH   COLUMBIA.  GREENWOOD,  The Really Best House in the Boundary,  Recently Remodeled and Strictly Up������to-  Date.     Restaurant in Connection.  ROY & BOYER  KOOTENAY   SALOON  Sandon, B. 0., has a line of nerve  bracers unsurpassed' in auy mountain town ot the Great West. A  glass of aqua pura given free with  spirits menti.  PUBLIC NOTICE.  "NKWMARKBT   nOTJEI.  Is tlio home for all tourists and  millionaires visiting1 New Denver, British Columbia.  Henry Stage. Propr.  PROPRIETORS.  " Unequalled for Domestic Use."  THE   PKOVINOK   HOTEL  Grand Forks, is a large three-  story brick hotel that provides  the public with good meals and  pleasant rooms. A new building  but the same old rates. .  .Emil Liu-se-ii, Proprietor,  TDK   KASLO   HOTKL  Kaslo, B  home for  city.  Uocklo * -Piipwortn.  C���������   is a  comfortable  ali who travel to that  rQGQ999������0'������QO������QQ������&*99QQl90990@9999@989������9009Q09999i  ANALYSIS OF WATER.  Chlorine    8.14  .Sulphuric Acid  36343  Silica    74-29  Mine  S.1.57  Alkalies as Soda    5.91  Magnesia  232.00  Lithia  .S6  Sulphuretted Hydrogen 32.00  Has recently been thoroughly  renovated and re-furnished, and  is now the greatest health resort upon the continent.   Natural hot water in baths, 124 degrees of heat. A course ol baths  at Halcyon  will  cure  nervous  and muscular diseases and eliminate rheumatism and metalic  poisons from the system.   The  water heals liver,  kidney and  stomach complaints.   The rates  are $2 a day up;  or *Jr2 weekly  up.   Postoffice, express and telegraph offices in connection.  SIIERBKOOKJK   HOUSE  Nelson; B. C. One minute's walk  from C. P. K station. Cuisine  unexcelled; Well heated and ventilated.  Hoy'sr 1'i'on,, Vroprletor  Tit ������������������"MONT   HOUSE  Nelson, B. C, is run on the American and European plan. Steam  heated rooms. All white labor.  Special attention paid to dining1  room.  Kiuisoiiio .t Campbell, 1'iops.  With a view to the better preservation  of,the Public Highways the attention of  the public is herewith directed to the  provisions of THE HIGHWAY TRAFFIC REGULATION ACT AMENDMENT ACT which enacts as follows :���������  "It shall be unlawful for any person to  cause to be drawii or driven on any of  the public highways of that portion of  the Province of British Columbia situate  east of the Cascade range of Mountains,  any wagon or other vehicle carrying a  load in excess of that mentioned iu  Schedule 'A' heremto annexed.  SCHEDULE A.  Wagons and 4 wheeled vehicles shall  not carry a load in excess of the following:���������  On tires under 3 inches 2,000 lbs.  On tires 3 inches in width and under 4  inches 3,000 lbs.  On tires 4 inches in width and under 5  inches 6,000 lbs.  On  tires 5 inches in width and over   6,000 lbs. and over.  AND NOTICE is hereby given that  the Act in every respect must be strictly  complied with.  Any person guilty of an offence against  this Act shall upon summary conviction  thereof before a Justice of the Peace be  liable to n penalty not exceeding Fifty  Dollars.  NOTICE  \    ��������� . . ���������      .  The Public is hereby notified that I have this  day sold to R. T.~ Lowery the plant, business and  , good will of the Boundary Creek Times, Greenwood.  The Public is cautioned against paying any. accounts  owing to the Boundary Creek Times for advertising,  job work or subscriptions, to any person or persons.  other than the said R. T. Lowery, or his authorized  agent. V.  Victoria, March 6th, 1911. DUNCAN ROSS.  18 THE "SREATE8T  THEATRICAL ^ SHOW PMB  m THE WORLD.  $4.00 Per Year.   Single Copy, 10 CIs, .  -    ' ISSUED ^WEEKLY. ���������'     ;,.-.'   *���������  Sample Copy Free: r.  '  FRANK QUEEN PUB.'C0.(Ud)f" ".  ALBERT J. B0ME,  ,.      PUBLISHERS,'��������� *     '  ,  ,���������   ..ju-uoub,    .  ,47 W.28TH St.,NawYoWR. .  Pests Kill B. C. Game.  LAKISVIKW   HOT1U,  in   Nelson, B. C,   employs   all  , white help and is a home for the  world at ������1.00 a day.  Nap. Mall otto, Proprietor.  Do not draw logs or timber over highway. Vehicles meeting ought to turn to  thc left. A vehicle overtaken ought to  turn to the left. A vehicle overtaking  another ought to turn to the right.  \V. G. MciMYNN,  Government Agent.  Greenwood, May 19th, 1910.  ttlillian. Boyd, Proprietor,  fialcyon, B. #.  I*   A  $^Q������eett9&9������G&QQ&������8QQ������������QQQQe9<Wae&Si69������9a������G������Qe������@������VQ&  ������KIDX:SV]l.I,K   HOTJCt.  Bridesville, B. 0. 1'rovldos excellent  accommodation for tourists and travellers. Fre������k Ebrs and Butter. Special  Trli.Ii Whiskey always on hand.  THOMAS   WALSH,   Proprietor.  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 search 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 monn-  tains and a pleasure to drummers with big trunks.  JAS. MARSHALL        -       -       PROPRIETOR  STARKEY & CO.  NELSON, B. C.  WHOLESALE  dealers in  Produce   and   Provisions  J. R. CAMERON,  Leading Tailor of the Kootenays.  KASLO,    B.   C.  New Edition of the  COPPER HANDBOOK  Vol. VIII., issued May, 1909, contains  1,500 pages, with nearly SO per cent,  more matter than the preceding edition.  The chapters with mine descriptions  and on statistics have been carefully  revised and the bulk of the matter  therein ia  The Argo Mining  and Tunnel Oo.  LOWERY'S CLAIM  During the 37 months that Lowery's  Claim was on earth it did business all  over the world. ,It was the most  unique, independent ond fearless journal ever produced in Canada. Political  and theological enemies pursued it with  the venom of a rattlesnake until the  government shut it out of the mails,  and its editor ceasad to publish it,  partly on account of a lazy livor and  partly because it takes a pile of money  to mil a paper that is outlawed. Ihere  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  )'r  The Stock of the Argo Mining & Tunnel  Co. will remain at 25 cents a share until May  15. After that date it will be 50 cents a share.  Work is being carried on steadily in the Argo  Tunnel and a large ore body may be struck at  any time. Since it has been proven that the  values go down in the Boundary, the value of  all mining properties are greatly enhanced in  value.  OLA   LOFSTAD,   President.  r.'i ���������  1  ���������a  t  m  i  P. BURNS & CO.)  Dealers in Fresh and Salt Meats, Fish,  and Poultry. Shops in nearly all the  towns of  Boundary and Kootenay.  COPPER STREET, GREENWOOD  *  C  ���������^mmmmmnmnmnmmimnmmmmmmmmmmmK  | Greenwood to Phoenix Stage ������  ���������cr Leaves Greenwood Daily at 3 p. m. =������  sz: Arrives Greenwood Daily at 10 a. m. =~  ST GREENWOOD OFFICE  L. L. MATTHEWS' CIGAR STORE *^S  |H.   M.   LAING,   PROPRIETOR!  ^aiiiiiiiiiaiaiaiiiuuiiiiaaiiaaiaiuiaiiuiiiuiaiaiaiiiii  Get your Razors Honed ]  and your Baths at  Frawley's  Barber . .  Shop, Greenwood,  The Best Arranged Cigar Factory  ������0g  ���������v e  at the Coast, where the  B.C., Old Sports  and the Famous (Clear Havanas)  BRILLIANCES  are turned out in larger quantities  than ever.  .SOLD AUv OVER  PROVINCE  Made by WILBEKO & WOLZ  g       New Westminster, B.C.       ������  About Float  Float is not a periodical.  It is a book containing-86  illustrations all told, and  is filled with sketches and  stories of western life.   It  tells how a gambler cashed  in after the flush days of  Sandon ; how it rained in  New Denver  long   after  Noah was dead ���������   how a  parson took a *drink  at  Bear Lake in early days ;  how justice was dealt in  Kaslo   in  '93;   how the  saloon man outprayed the  women in Kalamazoo, and  graphically    depicts   the  roamings   of   a   western  editor among the tender-  feet in the cent belt.    It  contains the early history  of Nelson and a romance  of the Silver King mine.  In   it are   printed three  western poems, and dozens of articles too numerous to mention.    Send for  one before it is too late.  The   price   is   25   cents,  postpaid to any part of the  world.   Address   all   letters to.  JR. T. Lowery  GREENWOOD, B. C.  ENTIRELY NEW  There are 25 chapters.  Covering Copper History, Geology,  Geography, Chemistry, Mineralogy,  Mining, Milling, Leaching, Smelting,  Refining, Brands, Grades, Impurities,  Alloys, Uses, Substitutes,Terminology  Deposits by Districts, States.Countries  and Continents, Mines in Detail, Statistics of Production, Consumption, Imports, Exports, Finances,   Dividends,  Ct������C������ j  The Copper Handbook is concededly  the  World's Standard Reference  Book on Copper.  The Copper Handbook contains, in  thu new and greatly enlarged edition,  about SO per cent, more matter than  the Bible���������though not necessarily a  better book because of its great bulk.  It is filled with FACTS of vital importance to.  THE INVESTOR  THE SPECULATOR  THE METALLURGIST  THE CONSUMER  THE MINER  Price is $5 in Buckram wilh gilt top,  or $7. SO in genuine full library morocco.  TERMS are most liberal. Send no  money, but order the book sent to you,  all carriage charges prepaid, on one  week's approval, to be returned if unsatisfactory, or paid for if it suits. Can  you afford-not to see the book and judge  for yourself of its value to you ?  WRITE NOW to the editor and publisher,  HORACE J. STEVENS  36, SHELDON BUILDING, HOUGH-  TON, MICH., U.S.A.  Figures recently compiled by  J. Bryan Williams, provincial  game warden, shows that in the  fiscal year ending March 30, 1910,  3379 head of predatory animals  and birds were destroyed under  provincial game bounties. For  the past fiscal year the-figures  have not yet being compiled, as  they take some time to gather,  but the figures for the proceeding  year will make interesting reading.    ���������  Williams says it is exceeding  hard to estimate the nmmber of  game birds and animals, to say  nothing of domestic and farm  stock, saved by the destruction of  these pests.  Roughly speaking the destruction of 655 wolves would mean a  saving of 13,100 head of game,  and possibly three or four times  as many.  "It is hard to estimate. how  much game one cougar kills in a  year," said the warden. "They  seldom eat the whole of a deer  killed, often taking nothing but  the blood. Woodsmen claim that  one cougar will average three  deer a week, but put it only at  two head of game in one month  and the cougars destroyed would  mean a saving of 9024 head of  game during the year.  "Coyotes kill small game rather  than big. Still in the breeding  season they pick up a good many  fawns and also a number of frail  game animals during the hard  winters. Supposing they only  average three head of game in a  year, this would mean a saving  of 4,362. Thus from the destruction of wolves, cougars and  coyotes we have at least a saving  of 26,486 head of game in a year.  The pests destroyed under  bounty in 1909-10 are given by  Mr. Williams as follows:  Wolves, 655; coyotes, 1,454;'  cougars, 381; big horned owl; 855;  golden eagles, 34.  Greatest  number of wolves in  one district: 243 in Skeena, 189 in  A-tlin, 150 on Vancouver Island.  Cougars killed  on Vancouver  island 154.   ���������  Greatest number of coyotes:  349 in Cariboo, 247 in Liilooet.  Greatest number of big horned  owls 222 in Yale, 165 in Okanagan.        from cellulose.   One process'.employs   nitro-cellulose ..which   is  really nothing more' than soluble  gun'cotton.   From it'the threads  to be used in manufacture are  drawn in ether or alcohol. - After- the   thread has been drawn  and is ready for. wearing it is supposed to be denitrated.   If' it is it  is entirely safe.   If it is not, ' it  is  exceedingly dangerous, for it  then   remains nothing less than  gun cotton spun into a fabric. So  in the future it  may  be worth  while to refrain from   stamping  the near silk clad foot or yanking  viciously at the cravat of the same  material, even though no casualties from explosive garments have  yet been reported.  COUNTY COURT OF YALE..  A   SITTING of tlie County. Court of Yalo wilt  >,e noldon at the Court House, Greenwood,   . a  on  Tuesday the 13th day  of Jnne:. 11)11, at-. .  eleven o'clock in the forenoon.      T      .        . -,   '  <��������� .,'*". By order,        .., , "   . ���������   :'���������  ���������'    '���������    : ��������� W.'G.M'cMYNN,      "      ".  ������������������       '    - - Kegiatnir C. C. bf Y���������'_  Peace Convention.  Gruesome Discovery.  Toronto:  The skulls and larger  bones of at least 20 bodies were  uncovered at Weston by working  men breaking ground for the new  Presbyterian church. The ghastly  remains are   believed   to be   at  least 100 years old, "and possibly  these remains may have lain there  for double   that (period.   While  Rev. Mr. McGillivrary, the minis-,  ter of the church, explained that  these skulls were apparently those  of Indians, further inquiries will  be made along that line.   The  spot where the men were digging  lay near the Plumber river, at a  point that naturally   has   been  attractive to the Indians' conception of a burial place.  It was with a cry of surprise  not unmixed with fright that a  man's pick struck one of the gruesome objects. He summoned his  comrades*, and together the work  was continued at the point until  about two dozen skulls and a huge  pile of bones were found. The  collection was removed to one  side of the excavation, and it is  expected that in opening up other  points of the church site similar  discoveries will be made. The  bones lay not more than two feet  below the surface of the sod.   "  The ."Daily Telegraph" states  that the new Anglo-American <  peace convention -is not.likely to  be'signed for at least a fortnight,  but sufficient progress'has been  made to warrant a forecast of its  subject matter; ,   .  , -.It is understood the agreement  is to be for .five,years, and will-be  a  great advance over the "treaty  of-1907,- and similar to treaties  heretofore   negotiated*,  between  first-class Powers, inasmuch as it  will contain no clause' excluding  from arbitration- matters of vital"  interest and affecting the indepen-. ���������  dence or honor of the contracting  States.        '    ,     '.v.\...'..,." *  Before the reference of"*any dis- ���������  pute'to the Hage Court, it ���������ftill be  provided that the contracting par������:  ties-shall conclude aspecial agreement clearly defining the matter  in dispute, the scope of. the arbitrators' powers, and the period to  be fixed for the formation of the  arbitration tribunal. ,  Such agreements on- the part  of the, United States will-be made  by the President with the advice *'  and consent of the Senate,   the  British Government'reserving tne  right betore concluding such an -  agreement in any matter affecting  the vital interest of any self-gov- -  erning   Dominion, to obtain the  Dominion   Government's, concurrence therein.  Though you' bide your time,  cease not to labor while you wait.  Success is in being what we  seem to be.  ������������������It takes a wise one lo cut expenses without cutting profits.  It is not desirable that a man  work like a horse, but rather that  a man work like a man,  No Campaign Yet.  GREENWOOD and  MIDWAY STAGE  Leaves Greenwood for Spokane  at 7 a. m., and for Oroville at 2:30  p. m. Archie Gillis.  Frank Fletcher  Provincial Land Surveyor,  NelBon, B. C.  CITY  Baggage transferred to  any part of the City. Furniture moved to any part of  the District. General Dray-  ing of all kinds.  SIDNEY OLIVER.  Leaves Mother Lode  9.30 a. m.  6:30 p. m.  Leaves Greenwood  2:00 p.  m.  8:30 p.  m.  ��������� ��������� ���������  SMOKE  Mountaineer and Kootenay Standard Cigars.   Made by  J. C. THELIN &��������� Co., NELSON.  Saturday  last   stage   leaves  Mother Lode 6 p. m.   Returning-,  "% leaves Greenwood 10 p. m.  %  % Greenwood Office  ���������h NORDEN   HOTEL  ���������������s  *-*  ���������*���������*  The meeting of the committee,  appointed by the Quebec Ministerial association to formulate a  plan of campaign against the  "Ne Temere" decree, issued some  time ago by the Vatican of the  Roman Catholic church, has been  postponed until a future date, to  be decided later.  The 'iNe Te.mere decree declares void marriages contracted  between Protestants and Catholics  without the consent of the church  and before other than Catholic  priests. ' It * further asserts all  such marriages heretofore contracted to be illegal and the offspring of such unions to be il-  legi tima te. This decree has been  sustainedby the Quebec judiciary.  HAVE YOUR PHOTO TAKEN   BY-   J. H. JAMES of Greenwood.  Explosive Socks.  That various citizens throughout the country may be the unsuspecting wearers of gun cotton  neckties and explosive socks liable  to blow up at any moment is the  startling possibility just brought  to light,   Nor is  the  feminine  sex immune from the danger since  petticoats may likewise be articles  of destruction.   This condition of  affairs    has     been    discovered  through   a protest recently filed  against the manufacture of artificial silk from cellulose, in which  it appears that there is a possibility that almost any article of  wearing apparel made to imitate  real silk mav actually be explosive.   There are several processes  it appears according to the protest  by,vw,hich artificial silk is produced  Photo by Gamin ft OeuUel, UtUttx  MARSHALL SAUNDERS ,  Thc Popular Canadian Author.     ... ,  If the temperature of an author's* popularity can be measured by the thermometer of sales, then surely thc most popular writer in Canada is Miso Marshall  Saunders, whose "Beautiful Joo" has sold 400,000 copies, and been translated  into Swedish, German and Japanese.  At her grandfather's house in Milton, Nova Scotia, Miss Saunders was born  in 1801, the daughter of a clergyman, and a descendant of the John'Aldcn immortalized in verse by Longfellow. Her early days were spent in the beautiful  land of Evangeline where the very air seems redolent of romance and historio memories. When she was six the family moved to Halifax, and there she received the  foundation of her education in private and public schools until fifteen, when sho  was sent to a boarding school in Scotland ana thenco to France to put some finishing touches to her education.  On her return to Nova Scotia sho taught school for a time and then drifted  inio literature. Her first short story brought forty dollars, but she soon realized  that real success could not be plucked like a rose in a garden; she must pay the price  in years of observation, study, training and practice. She spent several .years in  foreign travel, as a post-graduato course in experience, and then returned to Nova  Scotia, ready for the serious work of her life.  In 1894 the American Humano Educational'Society offered a prize of $200  for the best story illustrating kindness to dumb animals. Miss Saunders determined  to compete for it    ol *��������� ~:- =������������������*-������������������������������������-- !- ���������:,!   to compete for it.   She spent six months in writing a story, the background, of  which wns largely autobiographic and tlio spirit pervading it her own intense love  for animals, the silent appeal of their helplessness finding ever a sympathetic echo  in her heart.   The  Joe," said: "thc  syn  bo  e committee of award in giving the prize to her book "Beautiful  --..,   -  author has genius, heart and insight.'   ' It is an admirable story  and should have nn immense sale and become a standard for nil libraries," and  yet, this sweet, sympathetic study of dog life, despite its splendid ciidortiemrnt,  went begning among the publishers for six. months before it was,,accepted, Miss  Saunders having availed herself of'the privilege of forfeiting'tho prize money and  retaining her rnanuscriDt.  When published, it gave her a place in the very front rank of writers of animal  stories. Her "Tilda Jane," a simnle, natural, pathetic'yet humorous story, adds  a new character to the charming literature of childhood. Tn hor ambitious novel  " Hose it Charlittc," she gives a delightful portrayal of the life of the Aeadiniis in  the historic country around St. Mary's Bay. a realm of idyllic romance, where  trials and sorrows seemed to sanctify and purify the people to higher ���������things.  En'srnil according to Art 0/ tht Paillnnont of Cuudi, In tho 70������ IMS, bjr IV 0. Mick.c* th<> Dcpvimont of Agrrultim  it  *���������;.  mMmsmmm^wmsMKm^mm^^m^msssm  f- THE   LEDGE,   GBEENWOOD,   BRITISH   COLUMBIA.  ..Woman's Influence as Usual  "Hallo!" exclaimed a costomonger  on  meeting an  acquaintance.    "Wot  damages did yer get for being in that  motov-'bus accident?"  " 'Eavy ones, my boy," was the reply accompanied by a grin: , "I got  twenty pounds for myself and twenty  pounds for the missus."  '���������The missus! Was she hurt, too?"  "Yes, iii' course; I 'ad the presence  of mind to fetch her one over the  'ead 'fore we was rescued!"  Only One "BROMO QUININE"  Thnt is LAXATIVE BROMO QUININE. Look for the signature of E. W.  GROVE. Used the World over to  Cure a Cold in One Day.' 25c.  Per  Pink Eye, Epbeefflo,  Shipping Fever,  ond Catarrhal Fever.  Sure cure and positive preventive, no matter how horses at any see are  infected or "exposed." Liquid, given on the tongue, acts on the Blood and  Glands, expels the poisonous germs from the body. Cures Distemper in Don  and Sheep, and Cholera in Poultry. Largest selling live stock remedy. Curstt  La Grippe among human beings and is a fine kidney remedy, joe and fi ���������  bottle; ������6 and $n a docen, Cut this out. Keep it. Show it to your druggist,  i will get it for you.   Free Booklet, "Distemper, Causes and Cares."  One of the things . calculated to  drive a man to,drink is to arrive at a  meeting place ten minutes late, and  find that the other fellow isn't .there.  Won Fame on Its Merits.���������Tho unbounded popularity that Dr. Thomas' Eo-  leotric Oil enjoys is not attributable to  any elaborate advertising, for it has not  been so advertised, but is entirely due to  the merits of this Oil as a medicine. In  every city, town and hamlet in tho country it is ' sought after solely because of  its good qualities.  Appleford  Counter  Check  Book  The best equipped factory for producing Counter Check Books  in Canada.  Capacity  50, 000 Check Books  Factory  and Offices:  HAMILTON,  ONT.  Company,  Limited.  per Day.  We are supplying the Largest users of Counter Check  Books in Canada with our  ���������IMPERIAL BOOKS."  ''(Net In the Trust.)  APPLEFORD COUNTER  CHECK BOOK  COMPANY, LIMITED.  Caught That Time ,    ,  A college professor who was always  ready for a joke wag asked by a student one day if he would like a good  recipe for catching rabbits. "Why,  yes," replied the professor. "What is  it?"  "Well," said the student, "you  crouch down behind a thick stone  wall and make a noise'like a turnip."  "That may be,'' said the-professor  with a twinkle'in his eye, "but a,better way than that would'be for you'to  go and sit cfuietly in a bed of cabbage  heads and look natural."    .  TAKE  A DOSE.OF.  THE BEST MEDICINE  "for eouc hs  a colds  who i  DISTRIBUTORS���������ALL WHOLE8ALE DRUQQI8T8  SPOHN MEDICAL CO. Ctemisls lid Oaclwltlcnislj, COSUeN.INBHD.ajL  CALGARY  WINNIPEG  The Largest Printers' Supply House in Canada.  We Carry in Stoch* Cylinder Presses, Job Presses,  Paper Cutters, Type and Material. Can Fill  Orders for Complete Equipment from our StocK.  We are the Largest Ready Print Publishers in  the West. We Publish Ready Prints from our  Winnipeg, Calgary and Regina Houses.     :      :  When the bill boards say that a  farce is "a scream," it probably  means that it is calling for help.  anislUy stops coughs, cure* colds, heals  the   throat and   luces. -   -   -   26 cento.  Newspaper Waifs  limit    has    a   graceful  carriage."   "Ciiii't she afford tin auto?���������  Judge. .  'Mrs.  WHEN IT COMES TO  PAPER BAGS and  We arc   everywhere with the   standard goods.  Paper an'd  Matches are our specialties.    Let us  know your wants���������we'll do the rest.  TheB.EddyCo.Ud  HULL, CANADA  TEES ft. PERSSE, LIMITED, Ajt������nts( Winnioee. Calgary, Edmonton,  Regina, Fort William and Port Ar hur.  The world  must be getting better,  for God still lets us tinker at it.   He  would possibly take it away from us  if we hadn't improved  it any' since  He gave.it to us.  "Yes, my daughter eloped." "1  suppose you will forgive the young  couple?" "Not until they have located n place to board."���������Washington  Herald.  Minard's Liniment for sale  everywhere  To  Be Sure  "The poet smites the blooming lyre."  Who said this thing, he lied.  Tf the poet smote the blooming liar  He'd be a suicide.  Catarrh Cannot Be Cured  with LOCAL APPLICATIONS, as thoy cannot read  the seat of the disease. Catarrh Is a blood or constitutional disease, and In order to cure It you must take  Internal remedies. Hall's Catarrh Ci.ro is taken Internally, and acts directly upon the blood and mucous  surface*. Hall's Catarrh Cure Is not a quack medicine. It was prescribed by ono ot the best physicians  In this country tor years and Is a regular prescription.  It Is composed of tho best tonics known, combined  with'the best blood purifiers, acting directly on the  raucous surfaces. The perfect combination of the  two Ingredients Is what produces such wonderful results In curing catarrh. Send for testimonials, free.  ��������� F. J. CHENEY * CO.. Props.. Toledo, O.  Sold b, Druggists, price 75c.  Taie Hall's Family Pills for constipation.  We want publishers to act as our agents in all Manitoba, Saskatchewan, Alberta and British Columbia towns. Write us for conditions and prices.  It is sad to behold a man stoop-  shouldered from the medals he wears  on his breast.  Minard's Liniment Cures Burns, etc.  Why is it that we have honorary  pallbearers at- funerals, but never an  honorary corpse?  A Safe Pill for Sufferers.���������There are  pills that violently purge and fill the  stomach and intestines with pain. Parmelee's Vegetable Pills are mild and effective. They are purely vegetable, no  mineral purgative entering into their  composition and their ell'ect is soothing  and beneficial. Try them and be convinced. Thousands can attest their great  curative qualities because thousands owe  their health and strength to timely use  of this most excellent medicine.  Women are apt  more than brains,  their own business  to   desire beauty  but   they   know  Discords of the  Night  "Did the noise that   tlie   burglars  made frighten you?"  "Yos, but that wasn't the worst of  it. The baby began to cry, and one  of them tried to sing him to sleep."  Coronation   Gift   to   King  George   V.  The loyal subjects of His Majesty  in every part of the British Empire,  bearing the Christian name of George,  are invited to unite in making a gift  to His Majesty on the occasion of his  coronation, the most auspicious event  of his life.  The contribution may be as small  as a penny, but in no ease may it exceed five dollars.  A list of the names of nil donors,  but not the. amount given by each,  will- bo sent to thc King, who will decide what form the present is to take.  From the interest already aroused it  is anticipated that there will be a lib-  oral response, and that a sufficient  sum will be raised to pay for a handsome personal ornament and still  leave a large sum to be devoted to  charity.  His Excellency, Earl Grey, is taking the interest in this fitting tribute,  and at his request, His Honor, Sir  Daniel H. McMillan, is initiating the  movement in Manitoba, and* consents  to allow all sums contributed in this  province to be sent to him at Government House.  The mayors and reeves of cities,  towns and villages, the public school  teachers, and the members of Canadian Clubs and other patriotic societies are cordially invited to co-operate  in bringing this most loyal project  to a successful conclusion.  The last day for receiving contributions is April 23rd, and if this province is to make a creditable showing  no time is to be lost.  There is no set method of work.  Each city, town, school or patriotic  society may work as it thinks best.  All letters containing contributions  are to be addressed to  SIR DANIEL H. McMILLAN,  Government House,  Winnipeg.  Envelopes also to be marked C. G.,  K. G.  Any further information   may    be  had on writing to E. H. Smith, Hon.  Secretary C. G. K. G., Winnipeg.  Winnipeg, March 15, 1911.  Prompt Action Followed  A member of the peace committee  saw two youths fighting. He pushed  through the crowd and appealed to  the combatants to desist. "My good  young fellows, settle your disputes by  arbitration. Each of you choose half  n dozen friends to arbitrate."  "Hurrah!" yelled the crowd. "Do  as the gentleman says."  Having seen the twelve arbitrators  selected to the satisfaction of both  sides, the man of peace went on his  way rejoicing.  Half an hour later he returned that  way and found the whole street in  an uproar.  "Good gracious! What is the matter now?" asked the peacemaker.  "Shure, sor," said a bystander,  "the arbitrators are at work."  He is truly a foolish man who will  praise another woman's baby to a woman who has one of her own.  USING PURGATIVES  INJURES HEALTH  What You Need in Spring is  a Blood Building  Tonic  A- spring medicine is an actual ne--  cessity to most people. Nature demands it as an aid in carrying off  the impurities that have accumulated  in the blood during long winter  months of indoor life. Unfortunately  thousands of people who recognize  the necessity for a spring medicine  do not know what is best to take  and dose themselves with harsh, griping purgatives.  This is a serious mistake. Ask  any doctor and he will tell you that  the use of purgative medicines weakens the system, but does not cure  disease. In the spring the system  needs building up���������purgatives cannot  do this���������they weaken you still more.  The blood should be made rich, red,  pure, and only a tonic medicine can  do this. The best blood building,  nerve restoring tonic medical science  has yet discovered is Dr.. Williams'  Pink Pills. Every, dose of this medicine actually makes new, rich blood.  This new blood strengthens every organ, every nerve and every part of  the body. This is why Dr. Williams'  Pink Pills cure headaches and backaches, rheumatism and neuralgia,  banish pimples and eruptions, and  give a glow of health to pale and  sallow cheeks. Men, women and  growing boys and girls who take Dr.  Williams' Pink Pills eat well, sleep  well,   and   feel   bright,  - active     and  A Close Shave  "One of these men, a Calabrian  named Morta, went to his partner's  shop and tried to shoot him while he  was engaged in shaving a customer.  The bullet shaved the face of a boy  who was waiting.���������Egyptian Gazette.  And very likely the lad had only  dropped in for a hair cut.���������Punch.  "Mabel has been 26 for four years."  "Yes, she says she's one 'of those  people who don't like to keep changing all the time."  Bent whalebone, the genuine article,  may be straightened by soaking before used in boiling water for a few  minutes and then ironing it straight.  Face Sores and Eruptions  Zam-Buk  Will  Quickly  Heal.  The approach of Spring finds many  people with unsightly fuce sores,  eruptions, boils, etc. In this connection Zam-Buk is invaluable. An  illustration of the way ia which it  cures even the most serious and  chronic cases ef eruptions, sores and  ulcers, is provided by Mr. R. H. Barker, of Glencairn, Ont.   He says:  "I never could have believed that  any remedy could cure so quickly and  at the same time so effectively as  Zam-Buk cured me. My face began  to be covered with a kind of rash,  which itched and irritated. This rash  then turned to sores, which discharged freely and began to spread.  I first tried one thing and then  another, but nothing seemed to do  me much good, and the eruption got  worse and worse until my face was  just covered with running sores.  . "Apart from the pain (which was  very bad), my face was such a terrible sight that I was not fit to go out.  This was my state when someone advised -me to try Zam-Buk. I got a  supply and within a week I could  see that the sores were rapidly healing. A little longer, and Zam-Buk  had healed them completely, and my  skin was as clear as if I had never  had a sore. We shall never again be  without Zam-Buk in the house."  Zam-Buk is unequalled for Spring  rashes, eruptions, children's sores,  scalp diseases, ringworm, ulcers, abscesses, eczema, tetter, piles, cuts,  burns, bruises, and skin injuries and  diseases generally. All druggists and  stores sell at 50c. box, or post free  from Zam-Buk Co., Toronto, for price.  Refuse harmful imitations. Zam-Buk  Soap, which may be had from any  druggist at 25c. a tablet, should be  used instead of ordinary soap in all  hy immz eye mm  Foi Red, Weak, Weary, Watery, Eye.  AND GRANULATED LID8  Murine Doesn't Smart���������Soothes Eye Pain  Murine Eye Remedy, Liquid, 25c, 50c, $1.00. **'  Murine   Eye Salve, in  Aseptic Tubes, 25c,  $1.00.  EYE BOOKS AND ADVICE FREE BY MAIL.  Murine Eye Remedy Co., Chicago  REST AND HEALTH TO MOTHER AND CHILD..  Mai. "WiksloW's Soothing'8YH.u������> h������e b*������n  sscd for over SIXTY YEARS by MIXLION ��������� ot"  MOTHBR6 for',their CHILDREN WHIM ���������  TKKTHINO, vrlth PBRFKCT SUCCBSb.. II  SOOTHBS the CHILD, BOI'TENS the GOMB  ALLAYS all PAIN: CURES WIND COLIC. ������*������d  I* the be������t remedy for DIARRHOEA. It U on-  solutely harmless. Be sure and ask for "Mrs.  Wlnslow'a Soothing Syrup," and takt no^otTaw  kind.   Twenty-five cents a bottle.  Special Notice  TO COUNTRY MERCHANTS AND AGENTS,  Agents Wanted by B. SHRAGGE,  396 Princess St., Winnipeg, to purchase for him scrap copper and brass,  cast and wrought iron, old rubber  boots ,and shoes and crown lager  quart, pint  and  whiskey  bottles.  a big knee like this, but your norss  may have a bunch or brnUo ou bit  Ankle,  Hock, Btlf ), Kao������ or Throat.  strong.   If you need a medicine this _  spring���������and   most likely  you  do���������try ' cases of eruptions and skin diseases  this great reviving tonic and feel the  What Strawberries Will Do  Eugene Field was a guest at an  English country house, and the hostess had, as a special mark of honor  to her guest, reserved for his visit the  finest strawberries of her raising.  When the berries came to the table  they were certainly beauties, but the  hostess noticed with horror that Field  didn't touch the fruit, but sat looking  at it in deep thought.  new    life,    new    health,    and    new  strength it will put into you.  Sold by all medicine dealers or by  mail at 50 cents a box or six boxes  for $2.50, from The Dr. Williams'  Medicine Co., \Brockville,  Ont.  People seem  to want to invest in  everything but happiness.  Vflll clean them off without laying tha  liorsanp. No blister, uo liulrirmie.  ���������2.00 per bottle.de] Iv'd. Book 8 D free.  AliSOKHINK, Jit., for mankind, tl.  Bemarea   Painful   Swolllnes. Enlarged   Glands,  Qoltre, Wens, Ilrnlsos, Varicose Veins, Varicosities. Old Sores.    Allays Ptiln.    Book free.  IV. F. YOUNG, P. D. F., 137 Temple St., Springfield, Mats.  LYSAKB, Ltd., IfoDlrtil, Cansdl.o Agtnts.   '  liu nirnlsh������l by 1IAKTIX HOLE * WY *,*,������ CO., n'tuclpte I  TUX MTIONAL IIKt'fl * I'llEllICAI, CO., Wlnnlpu * Cal.  (aryi aid IUSUEOS0X BUOS. CO, Ltd., Vueouter.  Here's a  That  Can Use.  HOME DYEINC has  always  been more or  less of a. difficult undertaking��������� Not oo when  you uao  Mini  l0NE**''������ALLKINDS������.������������������I  Send for Sample  Card and Story  Booklet 90  The JOHNSON-  RICHAKDSON  CO.. Limited,  Montreal. Can.  JUST THINK OF 171  With DY-O-LA you can color either Wool,  Cotton, Silk or Mixed Goods Perfectly with  the SAME   Dye.     No chance of using: the  WRONG Dye lor the Goods you have to color.  Boys' Cowboy  Suit Free  Three-piece suit, made  In true Cowboy fashion: Shirt, Fringed  Trousers and Wide  Brimmed Hat. sices  up to 14 years. ' It is  made of very but material and guaranteed  to wear; just the tbinf  fer the ooming summer.  Lots of fun for yourself  and your playmates.  We jive it free for jelling only $4.00 worth of  Beautiful   LI tho  To whom it may concern: This is  to certify that I have used MINARD'S  LINIMENT myself as well as prescribed it in my practice where a liniment was required and have never  failed to get the desired effect.  C.   A.   KING,   M.D.  There is nothing more consoling  than to he provided with someone  on whom we can blame every mishap  which occurs to us. The woman who  is married to a man who finds it necessary to "blame someone," is likely  to appreciate the feelings of a matron who was asked if she had not  been frightened by the earthquake  which took place 'during her visit to  Jamaica."  "Oii, goodness, no!" she replied  brightly.. "It's the only trouble we've  had sine'e our marriage that John  couldn't blame me for."  Did Napoleon Have a Double?  That Napoleon did not die on the  Island of St. Helena, but that the  man who did die there was Napoleon's  double, is the contention of Charles  Omcrra, who brings forward curious  documents which, according to him,  prove his contention. This double is  ���������alleged to have been seized and  placed on board the Bellcrophon,  while the real Napoleon fled to  Austria and died at last under the  windows of his only son, the ill-fated  'Aglon.  Two neighbors had n long litigation  about a small spring, which they both  claimed. The judge, wearied "out  with the case, at last said: "What is  the use of making so much fuss about  a little water?" "Your honor will see  the serious nature of the case," replied one of the lawyers, "when I inform you that the parties arc both  milkmen."  'Why, Mr. Field," anxiously asked   Art    Postcard*    at  the hostess, "don't you like rny strawberries?"  "Oh, yes," replied Field, "I know  I shall love them. But I was thinking, if I ate them, how they would  spoil my appetite for prunes."  Vfor Be. These post-cards comprise views ol  enters Canada, Lore Scenec, Comlci, Ess*  ter, Birthdays, Best Wishes, Flowers, Co***-  bojrg, etc., and are very fast sellers. We a/so  five a Cowgirl Suit free for selling $4.00 wortA  el cards. Send your order for cards today  and when you sell them return the money and tvo  will send Cowboy or Cowgirl Suit, postpaid.  to you.    THE WESTEEK  PESMTOM  CO.,  Money talks, but it seldom stays  with us long enough for the familiarity of slang.  "Uncle Rastus, I thought they had  sent you to jail again, on the usual  charge." "No, sah; 1's vindicated dis  time. De jedge couldn't quite make  up his mind, an' he turned me loose  an' said I mustn't do it again."���������Chicago Record-Herald.  A school teacher, was fired because  she kissed her pupils. Two-thirds  of the scholars quit with her. It is  a safe bet that no teacher is worth  having if the children never wanted  to kiss her.  you.  Paul. 100,  Winnipeg;, Ma.n  To clean silk and woollen clothes of  grease spots, they may be gently rubbed with n enke of magnesia, laid  away for several days, and then  shaken out. It will not hurt to press  tho magnesia in with a hot iron,  first covering the fabric with brown  paper.  A savory breakfast dish jiu./ be  made as follows: One large cup of  calves' liver and bacon minced, half  of a sweet green pepper cut fine, all  browned well in a pan liberally greas-  ed with butter and then four eggf  stirrcd in until the eggs are set.  To keep a parasol looking well have  a bug for it hung inside the closet  door, where Ihe dust will not got nt  it. Brushing a silk parasol soon  wears it out.  Perhaps after nil we owe something  to the grouch. Good nature creates  good appetite, and if everybody had a  good appetite, where would we get  grub enough?  "The moonshine distillery hns  moved ten miles further." "Grout  sukesl" exclaimed tlio colonel. "Hnve  you got to change the town site  ngnin?"���������Atlanta Constitution.  What you like about a woman is  you never know whnt she is going to  do; nnd what you don't like about  a mnn is sometimes you do know,  A lifetime of disfigurement and suffering often  results from improper  treatment of the skin or  neglect of simple skin affections. Cuticura Soap,  assisted by Cuticura  Ointment, affords the  purest, sweetest and most  economical method of  caring for the complexion,  preventing minor eruptions from becoming  chronic, and speedily dispelling severe eczemas and  other torturing humors,  itchings and irritations,  from infancy to age.  Gutloura Soap and Ointment an sold by  druntlsu ererywlwre. Potter Drug & Chem.  Corp, Sol* Props., Boston, Uass. Hailed free,  Outlaw*, Book oa the oare of sain and scalp.  Hundelebenversicherungsgesellschaft  is the name of a new business concern  in Frankfort-on-the-Main. It means,  in commercial English, the Company  for the Insurance of Dogs' Lives. A  dachshund would just fit that title.  Cats have nine lives, and so may get  reduced rates.���������New York Press.  It is a terrible thing for one man  to be right when all the world is  wrong. What an awful responsibility it puts on him. And yet how  many of us daily assume it without  a quiver.  The best we can do with a floating  debt is to blow the foam off.  An Interesting Report  Published elsewhere in this issue  is the Annual Report for the past  year of the Board of Directors of the  Canada Cement Company as read by  the President, to the Shareholders, at  the Annual Meeting held in Montreal  on the 21st of February.  The frank statement of the policy  and the general attitude of fairness  evidenced by this address, arc such  ns to warrant more than passing  comment. Any lay member of the  community reading the report must  surely feel disposed to echo the hope  expressed by the President, that the  increased demand and increased output in the year to come will result in  Dominion Express  oreignCheques  are payable ail over the  World,  Absolutely the best way  to remit money by mail.  TRAVELLERS'CHEQUES ISSUED  Montjy Bonf by Taltjgraph and Cab!*  Foreign Monsy bought and aold.  Rates fer Kontj Orders  $5 and nnder   ,       ,       | cents  Over   6 to $10 .       .        t     "  "      II to    JO .      .      10     "  "      10 to   EO . It     "  On SmU in all C*n. Pmc. Jfy. Stmtunt.  He is truly a foolish man who will  praise another woman's baby to a woman who hns one of her own.  gniokiy stops coughs, cmjea colds, heal*  &������   throat and  lung a.  -   ��������� ���������   25 cents.  A spoonful o) vinegar put into the  water in which meat or fowls are  boiled will mnkn them tender.  Sweet and palatable, Mother Graved'  Worm Exterminator is acceptable to children nnd it docs its work surely and  promptly.  "An heirloom," explained the farmer's wife to her 13-year-old boy, "is  something   thnt    has    been    handed  MlM^ff ,!?-^^-.^"T"; down from father to son and in some  mimmtti  facture; and it further cannot be but  felt by the public at large that any  such reductions that may be obtained  will, according to the broad-minded  policy of the Company, be used as an  advantage to the customers of the  Company���������the concern depending for  their profits upon increasing volume  of business.  Especially interesting is the statement that the policy of the Company  is such as to tend towards equalization of the price of cement throughout  Canada so far as possible.  Another noteworthy feature of the  Report is the provision mndc for em-  ���������ployes to become possessors of stock.  This is, ns pointed out, n policy already in force in some of the largest  institutions, nnd shows that the Can-  ���������uln Cement Company are quick to  appreciate any means of stimulating  interest nnd confidence upon tho part  of the staff.  The strong financial position of the  company is a well known fact, and  nil thnt is necessary to ensure the  continued success of the concern is  continued prosperity of the country,  together with an increased realization of the importance and economy  of cement as u building material.  instances highly prized.  "I'd prize these heirlooms I'm  wearing," remarked the youngster,  "a good deal more if they wasn't so  long in the legs."���������Everybody's.  i   ���������  r' \ , ���������"J*  . 1  '     r*'.t 'i  "/'���������V  tfn'*".  ���������-'h'J  rA- ������������������  1   .  '. ''r  '���������i'l  .*;-..'  \  W. N. U,, No. 839. THE   LEDGE,   GREENWOOD,   BRITISH   COLUMBIA:.  II  EHOLT, B, C  H COMFORTABLE  Proprietor.  MINK II AT*    ACT.  Certiiicate of Improvements.  N'OTICE.  Mcuitu Christo Mlnuriil Clnim, situate In the  Urct'nwooil .MiiiinK Division of Yule District.  Where loenled :���������In Hoomenuife'Creek Camp,  iKijoiniiiK Hie Hnuncu .Mineral Claim,  TAKK NOTK'l'.tlmt I, Sydney M. Johnson,  l*reu Miners' t'orlillriilo. No. U;>������l8.r>, for self  nnd as iiKOiit for 11..W. Smith, '���������'roe Miners'  Orllfluiite, Nn. IMIMH. nml Philip B. S. Stanhope, I'roe Miners' C'ertilieule, No. 1)!!8!U(S, in-  loud, sixty days from date hereof, lo apply to  the Mining; Kecoriler for a Certifleiite of Improvements, for tliu purpose of olit-iluing a  Crown Onint of thu above claim.  Anil further tulte notice that action, under  suction .'17, must, ho eominonced hefore the  issuance of such Certiiicate of Improvements.  Dated this 11th day of March, A'.D. I'M.  nelson, B. 0.  XV. V. W101.I.S, I'l-oprieHir.  First-class in everything.  Steam heat, electric light,  private baths. Telephone  in every room. First-class  bar and barber shop.  '.Bus meets all trains.  GRAND CENTRAL   HOTEL   Opposite Postoffice, NELSON, B.C.  American and Kuropeaii Plans.  1*1. H. PITTS, Prop.  ENTRAL HOTEL  PHOENIX.  The Nearest Hotel to the Granby  Mines.    Plenty of rooms, and one  of tlie largest Dining Eooms in the  city.     A. 0. JOHNSON, Prop.  O. J. IWATHESON  Insurance Agent  FIUK,  1.11*15 AND ACCIDENT  Fidelity Bonds, Plate Glass,  Commissioner    for   Taking  Ailidavits  PHOENIX,   B.   C.  jVUNJCItAT.   ACT.  Certificate of Improvements.  NOTICJ*'.  Dixie Mineral Claim, situate in tlui (Ireen-  wood Mining Division of Yale District,  Where located:���������Providence Cainp, Greenwood Mining DiviMon, Vale District.  TAKK NOTICK Unit we, Donald Alexander  Miic.Diin.'iM, Kren Miners' Certiiicate, No.  li:!S%7; .lames Napier I'uloii, Free Miners'  Certiiicate, No. H.'liKM; and .lames Stuart  lliniio, Ki-eo Miners' Certiiicate, No. Ili!)l.')7,  intend,sixty days from the date hereof, to apply  to tlio Minim; Hcooi'der for a Certiiicate of  fmprovcmenls. for Ihe pni'iioso of obtninliiK a  Crown (liant ol'lhe ahovo claim.  And further take notice that action, under  section 117, must he commenced' hefore the  i^sue of Mich Certiiicate of 1 mprovenicnls,  Duted this '.'���������Itli day of March, A.D. Kill,  ������*���������  KKSERVB  JVTOTICK  is hereby ifiven that all vacant  Crown lauds not alreadv under reserve,  situated within the boundaries of tin* I'.and I'c-  cordiiifr Districts of Carilioo and l/illooel, and  the Kamloops Division of Yale f.aud Itucurdiuir  District, are reserved from :ilii:ii:iliou under the  "I<aiid Act" except by pre-emption.  ROBT. A. REN WICK.  Deputy Minister of Lauds.  Department of Lands,  Victoria, 13. C, April 3rd, 1911.  MINIORAL ACT.  Certificate of Improvements.  NOTICE.  Observatory  Mineral Claim, situate  in   the  Creeinvood Miuiu*,' Division of Yale District.  Where located:���������Iu Carmi Camp.  TAK K NOTICE That I, James C. Pale, Free  ."Miner's Certificate No. III-I.ISS, intend,  sixty days from dale hereof, to apply to the  Mining "Recorder for a Certiiicale of hnprove-  nieiits. for the purpose of ohtaiuiiie; a Crown  ('rant of ihe above claim.  Ami   further lake notice  that action, under  Section .17, must be commenced before the issue-  aueeof such Certificate of Improvements.  Dated this lsulav of April, A. D. 1011,  JAMES C. DATyE.  CO 111*0 RATION OF THE CITY OK tl KEEN-  WOOD.  Notice is hereby jjiveii that the AsseSMiionl  Roll for the year mil has been returned, and  can he.inspected by any person haviinriiii interest therein'until the sitting of the Court of  Revision.  The lirol sitting of llio Crmrl of Revision on  the said Assessment Roll will be held in Ihe  City Hall, Greenwood, on Thursday, the 15th  day of June, lull, iillliu.in. Any person ilesir-  iiii.' to make couiphiint against, his or her  assessment must Hive not ice in writ in*,'to Ihe  Assessjr, statin1.' ground of his or her complaints at least ten.days before the said dale.  Dated at Greenwood, II. C, April .'fitli, 11)11.  a. h.  TA VI, OR,  City Clerk.  MINERAL ACT.  Certificate of Improvements  NOTICE  life. The girls were not so  ravishingly beautiful as to give  cause for jealousy on the part  of those who fear the ''once-in-  a-while " There costumes were  not sufficiently classy to excite  envy in the feminine breast.  Tbe action of the piece was not  calculated to melt the footlights. Those who brought  opera glasses, field glasses and  telescopes'-cached them after  the first look.  "We are given to understand  that but half of the company  was here. We never saw the  other half but we much prefer  them."     '  A MUSIIBRAINKR  the  His  QUEEN'S   HOTEL,  PHOENIX,     B.   C  The Newest and Largest Hotel in  the Oity. Everything neat, clean  and comfortable. Steam heat and  electric light.   Meals and drinks at  all hours.  JR.  V.  CHISHOLM, Proprietor.  DANNY DEANE, Maxacij-r.  MINER Al, ACT.  Certificate of Improvents.  NOTICE.  The "Great T.axey" ami "The Twin Mine"  iMiiier.il Claims, situate iu the Greenwood  Miuiue: Division of the Yale District.  Where located:���������In Summit Camp.  ICE NOTICE that I, Isaac 11. Hallett,'  atfcut for Thomas Kermeeu, Free  Miners' Certificate No. 1I291.1S, and Andrew  Hamilton, Free Miner's Certificate No. B2S949,  intend sixty davs from the date hereof, to  apply-to tlicMinliiir Recorder for Certificates  of Improvements, for the purpose ol obtain-  in ir Crown Grams of Hie above claims.  And further lake notice that action, under  Section 37, must be commenced before tbe  issuance of such Certificate   of Improvements.  Dated this 4th day of April, A. D. 1911.  I. H. HALLETT. n  "I'meliiie"   Mineral   Claim,   situate   in  Greenwood Miuiue; Division  of the  Yale  iricl.  ��������� Where located:���������Tn I'oiK'ius Camp.  TAKE NOTICE that I, Isaac H. Ilnllelt,  asaifent for Evcrd I.eslin Sleeves, Free  Miner's Certificate! No. V,2<'W, intend, sixty  days from date hereof, to apply to the Miuiue  Recorder for a Certiiicale of Improvements for  the purpose of ohtaiuiutr a Crown Grant nf the  above claim.  Aud   further take  notice  that action, under  section 37, must be commenced before the   issuance of such Certificate of Inipnneineuts.  Dated this'ill day of April, A. I). 1911.  I. II. UAL LETT.  MINERAL ACT.  Certificate of Improvements.  NOTICE.  TAKJ  Fractional  Mineral  Greenwood   Mining1  LIQUOR  ACT,   1910  Section 35  NOTICE is hereby (riven that,.on the 1st day  of June next, application will be made to the  Superintendent of Provincial Police for the  grant of a licence for the sale of liquor by  retail iuaml upon tbe premises known as the  Carmi Hotel, situate at Carmi. Tt. C, upon the  lauds described as Lot Ii, subdivision of Lot  2360, Group 1, Siinilkaineeu Division of Yale  District, B.C., 1'l.in 11)9.  Dated this ISth day of April, 1911.  JOHN WILLIAM NELSON.  TRUST   COMPANIES  THE RUSSELL HOTEL  Is pleasantly situated in the heart  of Grand Forks, and is convenient  to all the leading financial and  commercial institutinns of the city.  Travelers will find it a comfortable  place to sojourn when in the city.  FRED RUSSELL  WINDSOR HOTEL  The Windsor Hotel is one of the  best furnished hotels in the West.  It is located in the heart of Greenwood and within easy reach of all  the financial and commercial institutions bf the Copper "Metropolis. Heated with steam and lit  hy electricity. Commodious sample rooms. The bar is-replete,  with all inodern beverages and  the cafe never closes. Rooms  reserved by telegraph.  The Windsor Hotel Co  E. J. Cartier, Mgr.  EVERY COMPANY receiving deposits of  *-* money or carrying1 on business iu the Province of British Columbia,is a Trust Company,  as defined iu the "Trust Comoanies Re-fiilation  Act, 1011," is requested to furnish particulars  as to thc corporate name of the company, aud  the name aud address of its managing director  lo the luspectorof Trust Companies," Victoria,  iu order to receive a supply of farms to be used  iu ma!*i.ig the return as provided iu section 4  of said Act.  W. U. RUNNALLS,  Inspector of Trust Companies.  X.L.C.R. and X.L.C.R  Claims, situate iu ihe  Division of Yale Di-trict.  Where located:���������Iu Ceaihvood Camp.  TAKE NOTICE Thai I. Isaac II. Hallett,  as nffcnl for James Nicholas Malchutl,  Free Miner's Certiiicate No. l!29"!n, iuieud  sixty days from ihe dale hereof, lo apply to the  Mi ii. n if Recorder for Certificates of Improvements, for the purpose of obtaining Crown  Grants of the above claims.  And   further lake  notice that action, under  section 37, must be commenced before the issue-  ance of such Certificate of Iinsrovenients.  Dated this "JStli dav of April, A. I), 1011.  I. If. HALLETT.  NOTICE TO CREDITORS  Iu the mailer of thc'cslate of Thomas  Knox Hamilton late of Midway, I'ro-  ��������� viuccof British Columbia, deceased.  NOTICE is hereby (riven that all persons  having any claims or demands against the late  Thomas Knox Hamilton, who died on or about  the 6th day of May, 1911. at Greenwood, iu the  Province of British Columbia, are required lo  send by post, prepaid, or to deliver to tlie uiidcr-  slffned solicitor herein for John Hamilton,  administrator of the said estate, their names  and addresses and full particulars, iu writiiiff.  of their claims, aud statements of their accounts, duly verified, and the nature of the  securities, if any, held by them.  And take notice, that afier the 17th day of  June, 1911, the said John Hamilton will proceed  to distribute the assets of the said deceased  amouff the persons entitled thereto, having  regard only to the claims of which he shall  then have had notice, and thai thc said John  Hamilton will not be liable for the said assets,  or any part thereof, to any person of whose  claim he shall not then have received notice.  Dated at Greenwood, II. C, the 17th dav of  Mav, 1911.  C. J. LEGGATT,  Solicitor for thc said administrator.  Tin? editor of ihe South Fort  George Herald must carry a gun,  for thin is thc way he gors after  another human being:  "The mush-brained effort of  tlie  townsite   tout,   who  manages the Fort George Tribune,  a  rag-  owned   by   tlie Natural  Resources  Security   Company,  Limited, townsite peddlers; edited by their advertising man- '  ager    from    Vancouver,     and  "managed" by the ignoramus,  who,   oncc-in-a-while attempts  to    strengthen     his    master's  hand���������which he loves to fawn  upon���������by taking a flyer in the  colums  of  thc   townsite  company's weekly table-napkin, in  an endeavor to discredit an article  which appeared in these  colums,    warning   tho, public  against such cattle as he. was  very amusing.    In his diatribe  of    last   week   the    rag-timer  writer   refers   to   the   Herald  scribe as "illiterate," and further states that ours were "despicable methods  which HAS,  etc, etc,"  BE-H-A-V-E," Mr Tribune  utility man, or wc will publish  material which will show up  the galaxy of ad. writers and  promoters of the Nechaco  River townsite in a new and  awful light."  Why not call him  a  Syphax,  and end this terrible ordeal?  L'AT IT HERE SI11CE 1900V  i999&&999t>009IS99999&9WsO@(i&a990&9909tM>^^@ft9999&@9  ^0W,(  'co. ltd;  fy  you WORK;. _  MflKEYOUH HONEY  WORK TOO .-A  m PErosmnG voiR^ViriGj  WITH US THEV WI&EoWl  4% INTEREST WHICH  WE CREPIT MONTHLY j  /inpMonE^isRrarp  /fBLEOMDEMrinP  -IS QUICKLY AS THEM/UL-)  Cm GrlRRV IT. ���������   '  PEOPLE JUST /IS C/)OT������'  4NP CAUTIOUS rlS  yOUCflPIBE/  'mWZU-PLMStifi}.  AND THOROUGHLY'  SATISFIED P  WITH THE Vt^y Itt WHICH  OUR BUSINESS IS'  TRANSACTED-ft BUSWESS)  Mf\MGED&y_ PEOPLE OP '  M/JTUREPEXPERIEflCei  AHIfflfiSTJiTTEfiBIEj  h P05T/?L������ViriG    _  yOUR WMEtfrlPPRfiSSX  WIliPROMPTtf BRING WU  fuiA- information;  'WHITE TOM  SHOULP yOU HAVE AW.  FINANCIAL BU5INESS IN'  V/INGOUVER-VICIPHiT;  RENTS TO C0lfrECT/r [  AGREEMENTS POR 5/ILE-^.  NORTGrtGES TO ISOK /JPTER  AW LOU-ECY. I  FIREIHSURflrtGETOPMGB'  'LET US ATTEND TO IT,;  'we "are ple.151 ri&  OTHERS WiWlLi*BE SURE  ���������TO^PLEflSE yOUX  j. Ltd.  New Fancy Ladies' Imported Hats, -Potter's"  Prints,. Lowest Price in B.C., only 14'cents'. Men's  Shoes, Ties, Caps, etc. ,Dry Goods. Ladies' Fancy  Lawn Ready to Wear Suits, Coats, Silks, Shirt  Waists of all kinds.' Large line of Skirts, Hair  Goods, Combs. Ladies' and Children's Shoes, and  Slippers of all kinds: Lace Curtains, Dress Goods,  Muslins, Silk, Wool and Cotton Hose. Largest up-to-.  date stock in Boundary.   Best Goods at low prices. ���������  MANUFACTURING JEWELER,  Hie Only Up-to-Date Optical iu r; |   Cfftfcj   p f  Department in.the Interior. H i^LsoWn, O.U,  ARG������   TUNNEL  The Ordinary General Meeting of the Shareholders of the Argo Mining and Tunnel Company  Limited, (non-personal liability), of Greenwood,  British Columbia, will be held at the Company's  Offiice, in Greenwood, on the 24th day of June,  1911, at 8 p. m.  Bated this 18th day of May, 1911..  Tiikre is no limit to the height  of buildings iu Greenwood. This  is one advantage wc have over  Vancouver.  -/ft  H. W. Farmer & Co.,  REAL ESTATE, .  Rock Creek, B. C.  PUI1LIC SERVICE  ACT  TTIII* ijualifyiiipr examinations for Third-class  *��������� Clerks, Junior Clerks, and Stenographers  will be lielil at tlie following places, coninieiic-  iiifroii Monday tlie 3rd July next: -Armstrong.  Chilliwack, Cumberland, Golden, Grand Forks  Kamloops, Kaslo, Kelowna, Ladysmith, Nanaimo, Nelson, New Westminster,'North.Vancouver, Peachland. Revelstoke, Rossland, Salmon Arm, Sumnierland, Vancouver, Vernon  and Victoria.  Candidates must beBritish subjects between  the ages ot 21 and 30, if for Third class Clerks;  and between 16 and 21, If for Junior Clerks or  Stenographers.  Applications will not be accepted if received  later than the 15th June next.  Further information, together with application forms, may be obtained Trom the undersigned.  P. WALKER,  Registrar, Public Serxice.  Victoria. B. C, 27th April, 1911.  NEW ADVERTISING SCALE.  The newspapers in Greenwood, Phoenix and Grand Forks have adopted the  following scale for leyal advertising:  Application   for   Liquor   Licence  (30 days) ���������jty.oo.  Certificate of Improvement Notice  (60 days) #7-50  Application to Purchase Land Notices (60 days) 57-50  Delinquent Co-owner Notices (90  days) jjio.oo  Water Notices (30 days) &15.00  All other legal advertising, 12 cents a  line, single column, for the first insertion; and 8 cents a line for each subsequent insertion. .  The Inland Herald has'quit iu  Spokane. Losing $10,000 a mouth  publishing a paper soon grows  tiresome evcu to Spokene people.  THE LEDGE  Is published every Thursday at Greenwood, B. C , and the price :is.$2 n year,  postage free to all parts of Canada, and  Great Britain. To the United States and  other countries it is sent postpaid for  {2.50 a year. Address all letters to The  I,edge, Greenwood, B. C.  This month Jim Grier's New  Denver paper was a year old, and  the editor remarks that he will  stay in that town until they plant  him, or he is removed by other  causes. Jim has had a happy  and prosperous year, and has not  lost even a bank ad. Evidently  he has profited by the experience  he gained iu Greenwood, at our  expense.  spring from the 500-foot level.  Owing to an excess of water,  some of the Slocan. mines have  closed down for a short time,  In the Cariboo this summer, at  least six hydraulic propositions  will be operated by eastern capital.  The Nickel Plate mill near  Hedley, is treating 140 tons of ore  daily, and this will soon be increased to 170 tons. For some  time past the Nickle Plate has  beeu paying dividends of 20 per  cent, a year.  BOUNDARY MINES  GREENWOOD CITY WATERWORKS  CO,  S. P. OF C.  GREENWOOD LODGE, No. 9  Meets every Sunday Night, afe the  Miners' Union Hall.  0. G. JOHNSON, Sec.  Greenwood Miners  Union, No. 22, W.  F. M., meets every  .Satunl'iy evening in Union Hall, Copper street, Greenwood, at 7.  Also In hall at  Mother Lode mine  Friday (iveiiiii/ro at 7,  LBSTEll MACKENZIE, Socty.  W. F. M.  CEASED TENDERS addressed to tlje uuder-  -J siffiied, and endorsed 'Tender for Public  Ruildinir, Grand Forks, Ii. C.\ will be received  at this oflice until 4 p. m., on Monday, May 29,  1911, for tlie construction of a Public Building  at ('.rami Forks, li. C.  Plans, specification and form of contract can  be seen and forms 01 tender obtained at the  office of Mr. Wm. Henderson, resident architect, Victoria, II. C, at the postoffice, Grand  Forks, aud at tnis Department.  Persons tendering are notified that lenders  will not be considered unless made ou the  printed forms supplied, aud signed wilh their  actual signatures, slating their occupations  aud places of residence. In the case cf firms,  the actual signature, the nature of the occupation, and place of lesidence of each member  uf the lirm must be given.  Each tender must be accompanied hy au ac  cepted cheque ou a chartered bank, payable to  the order of the Honorable the Minister of  Public Works, equal to ten per cent (10 p. c.lof  ihe amount of the tender, which will be for-  feiled If the person tendering decline to enter  into a contract when called upon todoFo.or  fail to complete the work contracted for. If the  tender be not accepted the cheque will be returned.  The Department does uot bind itself to accept the lowest or any tender,  I'y order,  R. C. DESROCHERS,  Department of Public Works,        '  Oltawa, April 25,1911.  Newspapers will not lie paid  for this advertisement if   they   insert   It   without authority from the Department.  R. T. LOWERY,  PUBLISHER.  GREENWOOD, B C, MAY 18, 19'ri.  NOTICE.  piJP.MC NOTICE Is hereby given that, under  * the authority contained iu section 131 of the  "Iianil Act," a regulation has been approved  by the Lieutenant-Governor in Council fixing  the minimum sale prices of first and second-  class lauds at $10 aud $5 per acre respectively.  ihlN regulation further provides that the  prices fixed therein shall apply to all lands  with respect to which the application to purchase Is given favorable consideration after  this date, notivilhstanding the date of such  application or any delay lhat may have occtir-  rcu iu the consideration of the same.  I'lirther notice is hereby given that all persons who have pending applications to purchase lauds under the provisions of sections 34  or M of the "Laud Act" and who are not willing lo complete such purchases under the  prices fixed by the aforesaid regulation shall  lie a liberty to withdraw such applications and  receive refund of the moneys deposited on  account of such applications,  WILLIAM R. ROSS.  ������������������ ,   ,, Minister of Lands.  Department of Lands,  Victoria, II. C, April 3rd, 1911.  A blue mark here indicates tliat  your   Subscription   lias  become  deceased,   and  that tlio editor   would  once more like to commune with  your collateral.  NOT TOO RISQUE  Wi? have noticed much ado in  some papers about the Queen of  the Moulin Rouge company, a  troupe that has the short petticoat down to a science iu its advertising. It showed in Fernie  but did not shock anybody in that  blase community, for the Fred  Press remarks:  ''There was no necessity for  leaving the dear girls at home.  A man might have taken his  grandmother with perfect safety, unless, perhaps, she might  have taken him to task for giv.  ing her an evening of boredom.  The show consisted of one  comedian and a lot of people  who might have been eminently successful in other walks of  The cyanide plant at the Napoleon mine has resumed operations.  The Big Tunnel is in 2,000  feet, and everything is working  smoothly. Two shifts of machine miners, and three shifts of  muckers arc employed. No work  is done on Sunday.  The No. 3 crusher at thc  Granby mines will be installed by  June. It has been out of commission since the fire last September.  Last week thc Greenwood  smelter treated 14,145 tons of ore.  Some of the diamond drill holes  ou the Granby mines will besunk  to a depth of 1,500 feet. So far  results arc encouraging.  The Granby smelter has enough  of coke to last until next week.  Last week with six furnaces the  smelter treated 18,548 tons of ore.  For the first three months of  this year the Granby smelter has  produced, gold, 12,551 ounces;  silver, 107,311 ounces, and 5,380,-  159 pounds of copper.  The Lone Star is shipping 90  tons of ore a day, to the Greenwood smelter.  There are 150 men working at  the Rawhide, and daily 800 tons  of ore are being shipped to Greenwood.  Back From Nevada.  Billy Valentine has returned to the  Slocan, after spending several months  in Nevada. He owns some valuable  galena properties on Four Mile creek  in the Slocan which he bonded for  ������30,000. On his way from the  coast he took a look at Steamboat  mountain and thinks it one of the  fakes of theaoe. Pie states that nearly every other prospector in Steamboat  is staked by a Vancouver real estate  man. The Steamboat country is a  good place for timber and. making  gardens, but Mr. Valentine is of the  opinion thrt ore will have to be hauled  into the camp before much can be  shipped out. The vigorous use of  the drill and powder will soon tell the  story about Steamboat- A permanent  camp cannot be built upon hot air.  OLA LOFSTAD  President  in Nelson this month. A. O. Johnson of Phoenix, was re-elected president for B. C, and Charles Grand-  strom of Revelstoke was re-elected  sec-treas. Charles Halm of Grand  Forks was elected as delegate to the  Supreme Lodge convention at Ne-  gaune, Mich., in June. The next  district meeting will be held in Grand  Forks, May, 1912.  E. G. Warren and R. G. Har-  greayes made an auto trip to the Napoleon mine last week, a distance of 80  miles from Greenwood. Owing to the  bad condition of the roads across the  line the outward trip took 16 "hours,  and was not devoid of many dull  momente.  St. Jude's Church.  Mac on Alaska.  li, C. MINING NEWS  About eight inches of ore has  been struck on the 1,200 foot  level of the Rambler in the  Slocan.  In the Slocan thc Enterprise  will ship a carload of ore this  month to the Trail smelter.  Thc Jo Jo mine, near Three  Forks  will  ship some  ore this  Spokane, Wash., May 17. "Residents of British Columbia have abandoned the idea of a peaceful'annexation of Alaska," said A. B. Mackenzie of Rossland, secretary of the  Associated Board of Trade of eastern  British Columbia, in an interview here  today, adding:  "The reason for giving up thc plan  is that the American people do not  seem to appreciate that all we had in  view was the development of that  conntry on a scale commensurate with  the natural resources, similar to that  of our own.  "We have felt for a long time that  under the auspices of our province or  of the Dominion government, Alaska  could have a more rapid economical  development of its natural resources,  particularly in the shape of coal and  gold mines, than it has had todate. If  the American people do not see it that  way, it is no fault of ours.  'There is a large amount or British  and Canadian capital ready to invest  in Alaska when its natural resources  are thrown open to individual enterprises.  "From all that I have heard Alaska  is not prospering as it should. The  people who have given their time and  money to the development of that  country are receiving no recognition  at the hands of the United States government. This has caused the present depression in every line of business in Alaska."  A   Pulpit   has   recently   been  placed in our parish church, presented by the Ladies' Guild  is octagonal in shape and of pitch  pine, and was designed by Messrs  II. Bunting & Son of Victoria,  B. C, and built by our respected  citizen Mr. Westley Connell,    It  is a valuable addition to the furniture,   aud  presents 'a pleasing  appearance.    The Pulpit was dedicated on Sunday morning May  14th,  by   the   Venerable   Archdeacon Beer, who used a special  form of service applicable to the  occasion, which consisted of some  versicles,    hymns,    prayer,    and  benediction.    He   then  ascended  the Pulpit and deliyered an appropriate sermon based on 1 Cor.  IV, 40, pointing out the necessity  of order and method iu life and in  reiigious services,   and   how our  churches and their furniture were  formed on the model of the Jewish Temple.    He slated that the  Pulpit  was the place whence instructions was imparted, and ex-  A. S. BLACK  Secretary  horled thc people to put the instruction they received into daily  practice.  Considering that Greenwood is  suffering from an epidemic of  measles, the congregotion was a  verv good one, and"took an intelligent part in the dedication  service.  Some Altar Rails have also  been placed in the Chancel, purchased by money left for church  purposes by the late Vicar, the  Rev. F. Vernon Veueables. Com.  FOB   SALE  A   Restaurant   and    Booming  House in  a good  town,  doing a  business of about $6,000 a month.  jt Price, $5,000.    Apply Ledge office  Good Six Room House and Barn  in Anaconda, all large rooms and  two halls, Lot 4, Block 3. Price  $400 cash. Apply 1029 N. Park  street, Victoria, B. C.  For Sale.���������At once, at Christina  lake, the property of A. B. W. Hodges consisting of one acre of ground  and bungalow. Property has 200 ft.  water frontage. A bargain, terms  reasonable. Inquire W. A. Williams, Granby smelter, Grand Forks.  P'or Sale.���������A 16 ft. gasoline  launch and half interest in boat house  at Christina lake, cheap for cash: W.  A. Williams, Granby smelter, Grand  Forks.  1IOOMS   TO    r.KT  In the Swayno House, Silver  Street. Clean, private and comfortable rooms in ajjuiet locality  at"reasonable rates. \ Hot and cold  baths free lo guests.  Sixty Years the Standard  CREAM  It   makes  and  gives  cleaner  made.'-*  home  nicer,  food than  There   is  easy  better   and  the "ready-  no  powder or preparation like it  or equal to it for quickly and  perfectly making the delicate  hot biscuit, hot bread, muffin,  cake and pastry*  The Scandinavian Aid and Fellowship society had their district meeting  NoAlum���������Nolime Phosphates  '--Alum in baking powder is dangerous amd should be prohibited."  ���������Prof, Schweitzer, State Univ., Mo.  Bl  ~l :1  ,/

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