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 j^^^r^^^-^  ^^���������<^<s  *7  '</������������������);  Vol.   XVI.  GEEENWOOD, B. C, THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 18, 1909.  .j  No. 19  ) c  :���������>  Have you visited our "Millinery. Showrooms?   All the" newest  ��������� ������������������*."   " creations, in FalKand Winter Hats.    Give.us a Call.  , We can please'you.  BARCLAY & CO,  Dry Goods. ,- -Millinery. Boots and Shoes. -  t&:we!stor**������r.*sv?r^.i>iwm  ������ M'%%%%^%%l^%^yv^'%l^^/^'^<V^'%^<i^%% ������  We heave added to our shoe department  a .full line ��������� of the celebrated Leckie  Digging-Shoes.   Call ancl see our stock.  Russell-Law-Caulfleld Co., Ltd.  -���������   --Hardware..*    -Groceries. Furnishings.  Mattresses  '   -and'Iron Beds  'You have had that old bed long  enough.   Trade it for a new one to  A. -L. WHO  The Furniture and Stove Man.  '    PHONE 16.  ^ Mutton  So-  COPYRIGHT  P. BURNS & CO.  4&*0^'*^&^J?>W&m&.*mrrfZ<  is delicious in ,taste and free from impurities.   Order  ���������a case,or bottle at the earliest opportunity, -  Phoenix - Brewing' - .Co.  -    "    .        *      (Limited.) ',.!���������  ~-  The Pride of Western Canada. Phone 138, Greenvfo6.d  [|B������������������WS������l'Ml'-������g^^  T  l������  PHOENIX, B. C.  Is.opposite the Great Northern depot and is a delightful  *"  ' haven for the weary traveler.   Great veins of hofwater  ���������run. through Ihe entire house, and batbropms are al- ���������  vvajs at-Ihe seivice of those .in.search of "material,  cleanliness. The dining room is an enemy to "dyspepsia,', -~-  while the aitistic appointment ofthe liquid refreshment ��������� '.  makes the drinks go down like eating fruit in a flower       '  garden,    The sample rooms are the largest iu the mountains and a pleasuro to drummers with big trunks.  JAS. MARSHALL        -     . -       PROPRIETOR  R JAYNE:  Pastry Baked Daily and Al-  "'    wayc Fresh. '-  TO. THI  ELECTORS  -CI'--  GREENWOOD  NG  - .Gentlembx : Having received,  the -nomination at the Conservative convention,-1 solicit the vote  and influence' of the voters in the  Greenwood riding at the next provincial election.  JOHN R- JACKSON-  JE������  PROCLAMATION.  .-?<>;.7-:<<^5<.Yi-,*-j*������.r..B&fo^^  I    >* ^ **-������-��������� ������* B a *"'���������'��������������� n m ^ a /r'n>������ ^   ������  James Buchanan cfe'Co's  E,  pREENWOOD LIQUOft CQ5  ..'% IMPORTER  ��������� Greenwood Electoral District.  TO WIT:  Public ^Jotico is hereby siren to tlio electors  of firoenwooil Elcc-tornl Dlstri. t thnt in olietll-  ence to Hi-, Majesty's Wiit to mo directed, unci  hearing diitu tlie tu-cMifieth day of Oatohorin  the year of Our Lord one tnoiiiintl nine liuiicl-  red and nine, I require the pieoencc of bnicl  ek-ctois.it - .  Government Office, Greenwood  On the llth D.iy of November, Will at U o'clock  noon, for the purpose of olecti'ip a person to  iciireaent them In tho Legislature of this Province.  The mode of nomination of Candid itcs shall  hers follou-i:  The candidates shall lie nominated in mit-  inp- the writing shall he suhscrihud hy tivo  legiatered voters of the district as proposer and  seconder, a-id hy three other resisteied voter*  of said district as .is-tentiiiir to the nuuiiiintion,  and shall he delivered to tho etnrninir Ollk-er  at any time between the date of the Proclamation and one p. m. of tho day of nominal ion, and  in tlie event of a poll bein;,' ncctSs.-iry such poll  wil bo open on tho  25ih'Day of* November, 1909,  , nt tho following places.  * 1.' Boundary Falls.  2-  Deadwood,  3.  Donoro,  ���������1.  Eholt.  li.   Groei-.wood. '  li.  OreeiiH-ood,  7. Mid way.  8. Ho>;Ic Crook.  Of which over) person is'hereby .required to  tttko notice nnd govern himjolf accordingly.  Given under my hand nt Greenwood, the 1st  day of .November, laid.  W. U. FLEMIXtf,  Hoturning OHicer,  irongf  Eholt is to have a lunch counter.  ' i  Grain tliieves are bu������y near Mol-  i - i J  son. -,y, ���������;    '  The stago to Phoenix i3 doing a  big business.  The "steam laundry in Phoenix  has quit business.       *���������  It is about time td fiame up :i  inuuicipal campaign. ',  ..-Abel Halbcrg has opened a harness shop in Molson.  A. L. White will open his branch  store in Princeton this week.  Last week the Boundary mines  ."hipped 'a liltlo over*45,000 tons of  ore* .     i ������������������  R. G. Sidley's store at Sidley  was burned down on,Suuday evening.  .' ,  -  JRed Clai;k of Kentucky was a  visitor to the copper metropolis last  week.  Jim Hickey and Bill Bailey took  a look at the red metal metropolis  last week.        i  1 Sir'Hibbert Tupper will deliver  a political speech in Greenwood in  a few days.  'The O. P. R. has established a  depot at Silica siding, threo miles  from Phoenix. ���������       ���������������  At the hospital George Beattie  is rapidly recovering from his late  serious injuries.  ��������� Eoasfc chicken aiid venison are  companions in.the menu at the  Hotel Ladysmith.  Kev. M. D. MoKee will bo the  Presbyterian pastor in Grand Forks  for, the next six months.  Born���������In Greenwood upon November 11, the-'wife of Harry  Shrapnel of a daughter.  Ihe New Dominion Co. will  soon begin some diamond drilling  upon their Phoenix mines.  ���������Tho=e who aie fond of oyster  cocktails should drop into the  Windsor ^aud _, make -a remark to  Eruie. -L  N  theslightest indicalion of a rough  house. J. P. McLeod occupied  the chair. '    *    ���������  The Windsor cafe is now open  all .night as well' as day. Mrs.  Courtney, Jato of the Myticnster  hotel, is the night chef. The Windsor makes a specialty of iish orders  and briugfi clams, oysters, crab--  shrimps and other fish by express  from the coast.  The Eagles'' hall was crowded  la-ifi Friday evening to hear M"ssr-s\  Ileathorton, Fitzgerald and Mc-  Jiinis discuss the Socialistic f-ide of  politics. The ppt'eclu-s wero delivered in a way that evidently impressed the attentive audience  W. B. Einbree was chairman.  ������'  estern Float  E. W.  Bishop  the  con trace   for  healing   plant  at  school   building.  ins secured the  .nutting in the  the Greenwood  The    price   is  ew machinery is,"-being put iii  tbtvApex mine near yhcsa.v. The  shaft'will be suiik" to a "depth of  380 feet.'  The Great Northern passenger  train running into Phoenix sult'ois  from inertia and is addicted to  procrastination.  List Jfonday the Snowshoe paid  about S13,000 in wages.  .bast payout   about.  day tho Grauby paid  ������55,000 in Phoenix.  Jack McLean and John Blough  brought the letnains of Iiugh  Cameron from Camp McKinney to  Greenwood for embalmment. ~  At the meeting iu tho Auditorium Thursday evening .Bowser  would neither deny nor aHirin the  rumor that he kidnapped Duncan  Boss.  Renewal of Liquor Llconxo,  TakcKolieotlmtl, Slvci-t Ditld of Mid.wny.  intend applying to the Superintendent of Provincial Police, nt the expiration of one mouth  from the date horeof, fur n renewal of my linM  license fo-- tho premises known ns the Central  Holol lit Midway, U. O  Hated cjhi.s 1st dny of November, 10fW.  7 The  ���������"���������;'   ���������    GREENWOOD  ," Is situated in the heart of the city and'within  stepping distance of all Ihq banks, restaurants,  express, stage, telegraph ollices, etc. The building is heated with hot waternnd has a ratlin tor  in every room. Tho.bur contains a largo variety  of brewed, yinted and distilled beverages suit- .  ' able to tho tastes of a cosmopolitan population.  Como in.uiul have: something. ........   ,  J. H. GOODEVE -���������- - PROPRIETOR  MIMlItAt, ACT  Certificate of Improvements  ���������:      ���������       Noricn  Sunrlso and Ilawn Fraction Mineral C'uinij,  Hltmitc In Grci'iiwood  Milling Plvlslon of  ,   Yalo District, Wlieiolocuted: Iu Graham's  Ouinp. .  'TAKE NOTfCKtli.il r, Erie K. Jiuslwir, Free  Miner's Ccrtllleiito'.No. It'll 1IH, intnid, slsty  dins fi-oui tlio datu hereof, to apjilv to tliu  MlnliiK Iteoord'-rfor for a CVrtlllcmtu of finjuovc-.  nients. for tlio purpose of olitalnliijr u Drown  Grant to tho abovu claims.  And further tako notlco that acllrm,  umidsection  37, niiiMt,   Im fDiniiienc.-iKl  liefnru t:.c  iBsuaiicc of such Cui'tllleateof Jiniirovcinoiiti  ��������� Dated thlBlltli day of .Septcniher, A. D, UWi.  KlilO 10. .lAUKSO.V.  _I!i!iiinvnl of Wliiilosiilc I.lcoimo.)  Tako Notice Unit I, Oscar lf,irt:nin:i, of  Anaooudit, iiitenil iip|ilylui;'.'to thiVSuperliilmid-  out of Provlnc.laJ Police, at thu i-'xplriUlnn of  onp month from ilia date, lierucif, ,fcir n renewal  o/intf wholesale ll'iucTr Hooiibo for Iho prcuitlsos  k'uown' us thu bll,var. Sprliiif Uruwory nt Ana-  eondit, II, 0.  *nt������l tills artli diiy-of Octohor, lOOfi;'  -.7...    , .OfJOA/t  JUliTMANN.  For the first timo this fall the  thermometer kissed zero early  Sunday morning. This is rushing the season, but it may mean  an open winter.  The craze for coast real estate  is still on in tho Boundary, especially in Phoenix, where the people  gamble ou distant earth in preference to homo hole cards.  Nat Darling was in "town latt  Siturday. lie has just returned  from visiting his brother John near  Oswego, and has several new  stories about the cent belt.  The profits of the B. C. Copper  Co. for tho month of October were  upwards of S3S,000. Copper was  produced, including all selling  charges, at S.S cents per.pound..  W. W. Craig moved the balance  of his stock this week from the  Falls to Greenwood and will reside  on Kimberley avenue. Mrs. J. C.  Cruse will iu future have charge  of the postofiice at Boundary Falls.  Premier McBrido;-looked worn  and haggard when in the city last  week. Tie is tho father of five  daughters and tho.death of his only  son a fhort time ago has visibly  told upon the spit it and health of  our famous prime minister.  Frank Tc-etzel came in from Nelson last week,'biit does not intend  to start a drug store in this city.  It is six years fciucc Frank was in  the red metal metropolis and he is  favorably impressed with the future prospects of the city.  Wil berg & Wolsc arc extensive  manufacturers of Sports and other  popular cig-vrs. Since Nat Darling went on the road for this firm  tho sale of their cigars has increased in the Boundary and Kootenay, ft fact that provoH what a good  dniiniiier can do with, good goods.  The Audi tori tun' was crowtlt-d  from the outer aperture to the footlights last Thursday .evening to  hear 'McBride, Bowser, and Jackson upon the provincial political  situation, The meeting wjis'quite  orderly and passed away;.(Without  ������3,59.3 and the work will bo finished  early in January. lie has, a similar contract in Kelowna that will  be executed-next Miy.  On Saturday afternoon in a  room at the Pioneer hotel Jell' Wilcox took au overdose of laudanum.  His heavy snoring attracted attention and a dojtor was summoned.  The dope was pumped out of him  and he was taken to the hospital  where he is now convalescent.  The Misses Bryant returned  home on Friday last after an extended visit to the coast cities.  They were accompanied by their  sister, Mrs. Jas. Harris, and two  sons, and Miss Jessie ��������� Murphy of  Vancouver, who expect to speud  the winter here.  Writing from Vancouver, Charley French says that Bill E.mie,  foimcrly foreman at the It. E. Lee  mine iu the Slocan, has arrived in  the real estate city from Fairbanks,  Alaska, with a* 8400,000 poke.  Bill is looking over- the. mother  earth aud social situation in Vancouver very carefully.  Three young lads went into a  cabin in Wcsd Oopper camp and  used lard to light the fire and  similar tricks. In addition to such  wanton destruction they appropriated a pistol aud some other articles. Two are now in the provincial jail, having been remandod for  McMynn  ,   S.  been  (luce days by W. G.  M.   The third has  not yet  apprehended. -Boys should refrain  from such acts as  the limit of the  law for such deeds is fourteen-years'  in jail.  Hugh Cameron, died in Camp  McKinney last Friday from heart  disease aged 09 years. He had  kept hotel in that camp for many  years and was noted for being one  of the nio?t generous men that ever  lived. He never charged a woman  anytKug who stopped at his hotel,  and was ever ready to help his  friends with money. Often the  less security a friend could give the  more likely he was togetmoucy  from Hughie. He did not leave a  will but has a brother in Victoria,  which will prevent the state firm  getting his wealth. He was worth  about S100,000 in cash and property. A Greenwood bank has  SI5,000 of his money and another  ono in Victoria has something like  820,000 on 'deposit. After being  embalmed and coffined in Greenwood the remains were escorted  yesterday to the C. P. E. by the  Pioneer's SocieU and shipped to  New Westminster for interment.  The pallbearers were J. li. Jackson, Midway ; Jas. Lynch, Torodo;  O. S. MeKao, Deadwood ; S. T.  Lar.-cv., Rock Creek ; Jno. Blongh,  Camp McKinney, and J* W. Nelson, Greenwood, lluv. S. Lundie  of Phoenix conducted the services  at the undertaking parlors.  Kodaks and   photographic  supplies at Mcllac Bros., Phoenix.  City Council.  The council met on Monday  evening and passed tho minutes of  the previous.meeting.  A letter was read from the city  clerk of Nelson stating that the  cq.st of cement sidewalks was 35  cents a foot.  The street committee reported repairs to Greenwood street completed ; also that the street leading  to tho Argo-'tunnel had been finished and recommended, that $150  bo allowed upon Ola Lofstad's  water rates as agreed upon. Carried.  The following accounts wero ordered to be paid : J. \V. NeUon.  SK5.S0; J. D. McL"aii,"$(i; Steam  Litiiuli-y, 87 70; TheL-'dgi.-, $7 00;  J. If. McNeill, 824 50; T..M. (iul-  ley & Co, 820; J. A*. Cl irk, $1.00:  F. W. Bishop, 311 75; Geo. Evans,  ������24;.���������Barclay e-i Co , -'87.00; Fin*  Department. SI5; Kinney & Me-  Dmiald, ?5 .'JO; E. Miller, 825.  The city colicitor was instructed  to bring suit iigain-41 all delinquent  taxpayers unions taxtM aro paid on  or before the 15th of Decani ber  next.    Council adjourned,  The Kootenay Cigar Go. of Nelson have in the Koyal Seal a cigar  that i.s knownand smoked between  the wheat country and the bluo  JL'ueiflc,. ''.,    ,       ...    .   ..;,.  5$eS30*3������0������������8������������a������&������2������CS'3rSS *  %  a  $  ibcS-S������S2D9-3^0SS30:^3e-S.3SS&I'  Thomas Ciahan of Michel has  bought a quarter- section oa<-t of  Coleman for 850.000. He will have  it surveyed into lots and'placed  upon the market.  A paper called tlie. Enterprise  has been established  at JJiairmoi-e.  Dick Beaixl died at Biairriioie  agfrl 78 years.  In.September the Stop-stoe shipI-  feratlCly, Nevada, treated 1S0,-  000 tons of ore.  The Goldfield district ih Nevada  is producing ������800,000 worth of oio  every month.  Sonic* steameis are now charging  a passenger rate of 87.50 from Seattle Lo Pi inee Rupert.  There are 51 prisoners in the  provincial jail at Nelson.  With between $150,000 and  S2.'J0,00O,in the treasury and 2,000,-  000 pounds of copper unsold, the  B. C. Copper company .is reported  to be earning about $-30,000 per  'month. The fourth furnace is to  be built and the other three are to  to be enlarged.���������Northwest Mining News.  The Princeton Mining Co. now.  owns Bob Stevenson's claims abo it  four miles fiom Princeton. The  ore is copper-gold and runs about  $40 to the ton. Soon as the railway spur to the property is finished  shipments will begin to the Granby  smelter. Stevenson has a number  of men busy building bunk and  cook houses.  Lewis Hinds thinks that Copper  mountain in the Similkameeu is  the most interesting scientific mineral belt in the world.  On November 9 the railway  track was finished to Princeton  station and tlie old citizens threw  their hats into the ozone and called  up tho caibon for the entire crowd.  It is likely that passenger trains  will jrun into Princeton the first  week in December.  The Star says that nine men are  building a wagon road to connect  the United Empire property with  the railroad. Spokane capital has  bought 3,000 acres around this  mine and iu a short time expect to  have .100- men. digging ore and'  coal. It is rumored also that a  smelter and cement factory will  be built in tho.near future;  Eaily this month'George Mc-  Coskery died in Princeton aged GO  years.  In Naku=p one of the hotels has  an orchestra in operation at meal  times. This may have a tendency  to make the boarders eat less.  Lyland McDougald is running a  cigar store in Nakusp.  liichard Elmhurst is the Liberal  candidate in the Similkameen, and  John Keen is on tho same ticket  in Kaslo.  Unions have done a great deal  for the world. In fact we arc all  here as the result of a union.  George 3i itheson, formerly of  Woodstock, Ontario, was frozen to  death early this mouth in" the  Yukon.  Bed McLeod has not yet returned  to Kaslo.  The Lo Eoi mine at Rossland  has resumed shipments to tho Trail  .smelter.  Cm tis  Hannah  is sick  in Spokane with smallpox.    He is a con- [  ductor on the run between Spokane  and Oroville.  The land across the river fiom  Northport is to be cut up into  tracts suitable for small fruit farms.  A New York company will do  some extensive work upon the old  claims of the Okanagan Free Gold  company near Oroville   -.���������  Iu Whitewater G. n. Mui-hard  is enlarging his store and hotel.  Their record at the High.School  exims. proves that Miss Aileeii  Garland and Miss Helen Gicgcrich  arcjtwo of the brightest girls in  Kaslo.. ���������:'-������������������.;.  J.'"W. Bengough, Canada's greatest cartoonist, is on a farewell tour  in tho west. Thirty years ago we  traveled with Johnnie for a short  time and found him one ofthe most  generous of nien.it being difficult  at times to refrain him from giving  away the entire atmosphere.������������������''���������  It is reported .that F. J. Deane  will be the new editor of the Cranbrook Herah I.  "Joseph Litllo of Biaii'inore has  bought the reck pile'caused by the  great slido at Frank six years ago.  Ho will mako lime from tho rock  and employ about two hundred  men. It will bo remembered lliat  when this slide came down it killed  (I.S people and 200 horsed and cattle  Bob Sutlieiland' is the new policeman nt'Nc'.v Dv'iivef. '  Billy Binor of Phoenix is in Los  Angeles training for tho ring. Some  day ho may knock out Johnson, or  at least iriako him turn pale. Gus  Biner went along with Billy and  will have a position in, oho of the  largo breweries,, of California's  wholesale tourist city,'  .   Information Wanted-. ,  DiiAit Silt: Will you' be good  enough to make public for the in- -  formation of those interested in  lriinina; in your district that I shall  bo glad to receive particulars of  progress made during 1909 at all  district mining1 properties. - What  I wish to be supplied -.v/th -is inform,ttion relative to development  done, plant and ir.aohinery'put'in,  ore production (if auy), surface  improvements madf, transportation facilities provided, and all  other details showing,tho year's  pi-i-igiesH. It will not b? practicable for* ine to visit all the mining  camps before preparing the several  reviews and summaries I have undertaken to supply -early in -December, so districts can only have  notice in proportion to the particulars received. My reviews will ba  given wide publicity, arrangements  to this end having already been  made, so I hope to receive from  mining men in your district the information rerjuis-ite to allow of its  b'iiu-j given due prominence.  Communications  should   be addressed  to  me  at  Nelson,   B. G,  and to be of  most service  should  reach me by 25th insb , so as to allow of my incorporating  the infor-'  mation sent in the  reviews I shall  have to  prepare  within  the next  following ten da^s.  $ Thanking   yon  in   advance   for  your-kind assistance iu  the direction indicated, I  am,  yours-truly,  E. Jacobs.  lNpy.   10, 1909.  Victoria, B. C.  The only known cure for -home  troubles is a fat pocketbook. .The  only way to secure a-fat pocket-  book is to save. The only way to  save is to keep your eyes open-for  snap=-. The Mother Lode salejm  the 22nd i3 the greatest suap'yeti  See ad. page 4.  Last  Fiiday   morning   Charles  Peterson, aged 65 years, was killed  at No. 4 tunnel ou  the V., V. &  E., about six  miles  west of-Midway.    When the -regular Spokane  passenger   train   came along   the  li reman saw Peterson standing in  the tunnel behind a water barrel.  When the engine got close-to him  he slipped in front.of  it and was  killed.    His body was  brought to  Greenwood  for   burial..^ Qoi\m.er\..  Black decided tint an .inquest was \'  not necessary," as* it' was'evidently  a case of suicide.   'Peterson was a  watchman of No. 4 tunnel and'as "  far as can ba learned has  ho  relatives in this country.  Tho Kootenay Belle is a cigar  that can be found iu all parts of  the Boundary, ond you should ask  the man behind the bar to produce  it when you lino up to the mahogany.  A Useful Citizen.  The following advertisement appeared recently "in a" Kentucky  weekly: ���������       '   ���������    " Know all men' by these pres- --���������''  ents that I, bhadrach" H.-~Arm-  sfrong, have coal oil for sale at 15  cents a gallon. Some, say it ain't  good oil, but I say it i.--. "I will  also tie your broom com, one half  for the other. I crush corn every  Thursday by. tollg.ite. Turkeys  picked very prompt every day of  the week. Horseshoeing- a specialty at six bits around. Watch  and pistol rep-tiring guaranteed.  Shoes half-soled while you wait.  Umbrellas fixed, aud axe-handles  made for 15 cent?. Will teach  southern harmony and the fiddle  combined for 83 a month. Pictures enl.irged by a new proces?,  and my hot timilo and hair oil le-  ceipts for 350 days for 25 cent?,  Haii cutting only on Siturday evening,'' 25 cents per head. A goi d  stripper cow for sale. Rufo Lauj>  stou isiny attorney and my tenrs  aiocarh���������first, because I kmw  you; second, becauso I dou't  know you."  The Columbia cigar is a large  and free-smoking cigar. It is sold  in all.mountain towns and made in  Nelson..     ���������  II. li. Joratid, died in Portland  last week. Ho was r registrar of  land titles in Nelson and for many  years a resident of Slocan City.  ���������"���������Tho company operating conl  mines at Lille, Bellevue and Blair-  more will ins-tall this year $250,-  000, worth of machinery at tlm  Bellevue colliery. In a short timu  this company wi 1 .bo fhippin-f  2.000 tons d'tily, '.coiibUting of six  different kinds of coal.  At tho foot of Litth) Shuswnp  lake, between Kamloops and  lluvelMtoke, the town of Chase is  rapidly growing. : Over fifty residences havubeeiiciected this yoiir,  in addition to many but-'incH-i  'houses.-'" The location of a largo  and modern sawmill by.the Adam;)  Uiver Lumber Co. is the, cauao.of  all the activity.. ~      :  tho building of the railway from  Oroville to Wouatchee will rodtico  the distance from Koremeoi to tho  the coast, via the G. N. Ry,, 250  mil op.    . ���������'������������������'���������'_'.:'''   '���������" -'  JACKSON  X  ' i I  i   r������  njBiafflmiMiMMiiyiMflaawi  i|^j;|l^i������iiiiaiMiimiii'mu'iiiwiiimma������niLUJiiiiinmiJPn���������-  .itmjui.iMuiiMimiiiimCTMam THE   LEDGE.   GREENWOOD.   BRITISH  COLUMBIA.  FROM OUTTHE WEST  Singly They Went to the East,  but Together They Returned.  nn-  By MARY WOOD.  Missoula Ann gazed across the frozen stretches of the park with n delightful sense of ownership. The chill  wind which laid deterred all other  wayfarers was as the breath of her  own prairies.  "Jest ihe sky for a norther, Teddy,"  she said exultantly. "Seems like old  times, il does."  Teddy was not looking at the sky.  Around a bend in the road came a  horse, jet black, well groomed, head  lii-ili. while the delicate nostrils sniffed  . the wind, and smldte invitingly empty���������  not ownerless, for a policeman walked  close beside. Hut Teddy had eyes only  for the horse. In a moment possession  would he his and .Missoula far behind,  lie set oft down I he walk as fast as  his chubby legs would carry him.  Too laie Missoula awoke to the realities of her position. Sho broke Into a  frightened run, and her voice rang out  In command: "Teddy Barker, come  track; Uo you hear? Come back, 1  say!"  If Teddy heard he gave no sign, except to redouble his efforts. But verily  the way of ihe transgressor is hard I  There was an innocent appearing strip  of ice gleaming In tlie pallid glow of  the wintry sun. Teddy's foot encountered It. He threw out both hands  and slid forward on his nose. It Is a  tender member, and Teddy complained loudly.  The Iraie Missoula was now on the  scene. liven the policeman offered his  services 10 restore peace. Together  they picked up I lie fallen, whose cries  redoubled under the effect of Missoula's vigorous shaking. The policeman interfered.  "See here, uow," he said good  turedly, "I'll have to arrest you if you  make such noise. Come and see Jim  Crow, you can have a ride on hi in if  you aren't scart."  Teddy stiffened at the implied insult.  "That's all I wanted to do," be protested stoutly, "only Mlssouly, she  wouldn't let me!"  The man looked nt thp girl eagerly.  "Be   you   from   Montana,   miss?"   he  asked.  Missoula nodded.  "I hail from west Texas myself," the  policeman hastened to explain, "but 1  reckou there's much of a sameness  about them both."  Missoula Ann seized his hand joyfully. "I been watching you other  days. I jest knowed you was from the  west the way you sat your horse."  By this time Teddy was safely ensconced od top of Jim Crow. "It does  seem as if most of the folks here made  riding a hard matter," the policeman  said reflectively. "And it's worse for  the horse than it Is for them. Why.  the ladies have the poor beasts cinched up so tight they can't draw a full  breath. Wish they'd just try it on a  broncho. There'd be some tall bucking."  And he laughed.  Missoula joined in. "I believe I could  show them a thing or two myself," she  said proudly, "even if I aint's got one  of them swell riding skirts. But I "jest  better not be saying too much about  Jt," she added sadly. "I might hev forgot, it's so long since I was od a horse.  Mr. Barker, he got one of those auto-  - mobiles, but I can't abide the creature."  The tall policeman agreed. "Just give  me a good horse." he declared, "and a  clear road, and I'd ride and ride to"���������  "Cl'ar out to the west," the girl interrupted eagerly. There was a wistful look In her eyes.  "Be you long from there, miss?" he  asked respectfully.  "Only since last fall, but it seems an  age." Missoula Ann said, with a sigh.  "You see. Mr. Barker, he's the biggest  man out our way. lie rules jest about  everything but his wife, and she rules  him. So when she took It into her  head to cum to New York fer the winter we all had to cum. I cum on 'count  of Teddy. Seems as if he can't get  along without me. I've hed the care of  him ever since he was born." She  smiled up at the child affectionately.  "I'm not paying but what 1 was tickled  over the idea. They'd been telling rae  all sorts of foolishness about the city.  But It's not a bit like what I expected.  I'erhaps the fault lies in me, but I feel  sort of smothered ail the time. It's bad  enough on the street, with people  pushing of you out of their way, but  indoors it's worse. Things are so  awful dear here thnt Mr. Barker, for  al! lie owns 'bout a whole section out  our way, can't hev a whole house to  bisself. It's worse than the boys' quarters at a roundup the way folks crowd  together. But you must excuse me  fer saying so much," she broke off Jn  conclusion as she looked up aud met  hla dark eyes flxed admiringly upon  hor. "Only It's so long since 1 had the  chance to free my mind. You're mighty  "ttood to Usteu. But come. Teddy; it's  time we were making for home."  Teddy did not agree, but the tall policeman cut short his remarks by lifting him down In a peremptory fash-  Ion. "I'ui much obliged to you. miss,"  he said gratefully. "It's beeD as good  ns seeing oue of the boys. But perhaps you'll be coming this way again  tomorrow?" lie asked insinuatingly.  Missoula Ann thought that perhaps  she might. Teddy was quite sure that  he would' be ready for auother ride.  The tn 11 policeman leaped lightly into  his saddle, and she watched hltu with  n thrill of pride. He was certainly  quite Imposing In his blue uniform  ,wlth Ihe brass buttons, and his friend-  'flhlp was n thing to be desired. And  then be came from the west! He  could sympathize with her longing 'for  that faraway land. Yes, Missoula was  Bure to come that way tomorrow.  He was waiting for them on the next  afternoon, and Teddy was swung up  on tbe saddle in a jiffy. But now It  was tbe big policeman who talked,  while Missoula listened In shy silence.  His namo was Jones. "They used to  call me 'Shorty' down In tho Panhandle because I was so tall," be explained, wltb a laugh. "No, they don't do It  here," In answer to her questioning  look. "It wouldn't be healthy for  them. The men od tbo forco call me  Jim.   1 haven't an/ pals up here."  Jim had come to New York with  some full blood cattle. But the attractions of the big city proved too,much  for him, and after a debauch of several days he had come to himself only  to find that the rest of the crew had  gone back, and he was left aloue,  adrift. There had been some hard  days.- Jim spoke of them hesitatingly  and with a shamed flush on bis tanned  cheek.  "But then I got on the force���������on account of my riding���������and I've been on  over a year. I can't complain of the  pay. and the work's light enough. But  1 get such longing for the sun shining  in a perfect blue sky and my pony  picking his way among the holes of a  dog town���������the little beggars sitting up  nnd scolding at you as -bold ns you  please nnd then scrambling down  through the mesquite bushes into a  water hole���������and letting him drink as  much as he pleases nnd then riding on  till the sun sets ns it never does up  here, bunds of light plnylng right  across the sky nnd a purple glow over  everything. Well, when I get to thinking of nil that I get unensy-llke nnd  tired of nil this crowding. Some One  morning the feeling will be extra  strong, and then"���������ho laughed���������"the  forco will be losing one of Its ornaments."  Missoula was looking up eagerly.  Her eyes were as blue as tbe Texas  sky of which he spoke and wide with  longing. "You will be going back,  too.-somo day, Miss Missoula," be said  softly.  She caught her breath sharply, like  one suddenly waked from a dream.  "Yes," she said dispiritedly. "I s'pose  so���������when Mis' Barker's rendy to go."  The three met often after thnt Teddy had come to look on Jim Crow as  one of his possessions, while Missoula  and his master had become the best of  friends, and meanwhile a tardy spring  was breathing new life into the half  tlniwed slopes of the park. Timid  grass blndes nppeared.  The afternoon sun shone down warmly and showed Missoula engaged in restraining Teddy from picking a spray  of the enticing "burning bush." The  | tall policeman came up during the altercation. As they walked on together  he preserved an unwonted silence.  "Spring's about here," Missoula observed nt last. "I've been thinking how  the prairie must-look by now���������jest one  big flower bed."  Jim looked off across the treetops  with eyes unseeing of their delicate  veil of leaves. "I've been thinking,  4oo," he said, "and I just can't stand  tbe city nny longer. I'm going back  west."   Missoula's face paled.  "I'd have gone long ago if it hndn't  been for you. Missouln." He looked  down now and as he saw her agitation went on eagerly: "I won't go now  unless you will go too. I've been saving money, and I've written out, so  there's a position ready. Won't you  go, Missoula?"  Missoula's face blushed a rosy red,  but sue, met his ardeDt gaze frankly.  "Yes, I'll go. Jim," she said. "I trust  you. Teddy's getting so old dow he  won't be missing me. And, oh, Jim,  we'll be going back to tbe west together!" There was a choke in her  ���������voice.  Jim drew her to him, and it was  well that the path was deserted or observers might have been scandalized  by the spectacle of one of tbe force  who had quite forgotten his dignity.  GANANOQUE MAN  OUT OF TROUBLE  UP FROM THE RANKS.  HAD   RHEUMATISM,   BUT  DODD'S  KIDNEY PILLS CURED  IT.  Hugh Abcrnethy on His Feet Again���������  Cure is Easy, Simple, Natural and  Permanent.  Gananoquc, Ont. (Special.)���������That  Rheumatism can be cured surely,  simply and permanently is the- good  news thnt Hugh Abemothy, a well-  known resident of King Street, is!  spreading among his neighlxirs.  "I had suffered from Rheumatism  ancl stiffness of the joints," Mr. Aber-  ncthy states: "My muscles would  cramp. I could not sleep, and I had  terrible headaches. I took many different medicines but nothing did me any  good till I tried Dodd's Kidney Pills.  Six boxes put me on my feet again."  Others who have taken Mr. Abernc-  thy's advice ancl used Dodd's Kidney  Pills are also loud in their praises of  the old reliable Canadian Kidney remedy. For Dodd's Kidney Pills cure  Rheumatism and other blood diseases  by curing the' Kidneys. Sound Kidneys keep -the blood free from impurities. And with no impurities, such ns  uric acid in the. blood, you cannot  have such painful and dangerous diseases as Pain in the Back, Rheumatism, '���������Lumbago, Neuralgia, and Heart  Disease.  Keep your Kidneys strong ancl well  with Dodd's Kidney Pills and you can  face the cold, wet days of full without  a fear of Rheumatism.  Can This be True  "After all," 'queried the maiden fair,  "what is marriage?"  ".Marriage," replied the young matron, "is the process by which a woman deprives herself of an escort."  Mamma���������"What? You refused Mr.  Goode a kiss tonight. I thought you  liked him."  Daughter���������"I do; but, to tell the  truth, the other girls don't seem to  care for him at all."  Some men are born liars and some  arc compelled to acquire the art.  As. a train was moving out of a  Scotch station a man in one of the  compartments noticed that the porter,  in whose charge he had given his luggage, had not put it into the van, and  so shouted at him and said: "Hi! you  old fool! What do you mean by not  putting my luggage in tho van?" To  which the porter replied: "Eh, man!  yer luggage is ne'er such a fool as  yerself!   Yer i' the wrang train!"  Deafness Cannot Be Cured  by local application!, u they cannot reach the diseased portion ol the ear. There la only oue way to  cure deafness, and that la by constitutional remedies  Deafness la caused by an InOam^cl condition o( thi  mucous lining ot the Eustachian Tube. When thi?  tube Is Inflamed you havo a rumbllnj eound or Imperfect hearing, and when It Is entirely ciosed. Deaf*  nssa Is the result, and unless the Inflammation can be  taken out and this tube restored to Its normal condition, hearing will be destroyed forever: nine case:  out ot ten arc caused by Catarrh, which Is nothlnj  but an Inflamed condition ol the mucous surfaces.  Wc will plvc One Hundred Dollar! for any case ol  Deafness (canned by catarrh) that cannot be cured  by Haifa Catarrh Cure.   Send tor circulars, free.  F. J. CFENEY & CO.. Toledo, O  Sold by Druggists. 75c.  Take Hall's Family Pills for constipation.  Had  Better Draw.  Pellegrini was an artist-with an exceedingly liberal vocabulary, upon  which "he would draw freely for the  edification of the Beefsteak club, of  which he was -a member. There wa������  one fellow member of the club, says  J. C. Carr in a book called "Some  Eminent Victorians," who was wont  to entertain the table with little Impromptu sketches and designs, which  he executed with a certain degree of  facility.  This innocent display of artistic  power offended Pellegrini, who, possibly moved by a measure of jealousy  that any one should encroach upon his  special province, insisted, with some  vehemence, that a club was not the  place for such exercises.  "I like the boy," he said to me one  evening, "and when he talk I listen,  but 'tis pity he draw."  It was only a few evenings later  that I entered the room and found the  young friend who had been the subject of Pellegrini's rebuke absorbing  the entire conformation of the crowded  table. Pellegrini was present, and I  could see that he was growing restive  under the artist's unceasing flow of  conversation.  In a momentary pause he turned to  me and In nn audible whisper delivered this laconic judgment:  "Joe, I 'ave made big mistake. '"./'Is  better he draw."  A timber merchant was sitting in his  oflice one day musing sadly over the  general depression in the wood trade,  when a quiet-looking young man  entered.  "Do you sell beechwood?" asked the  stranger.  "Yes, sir," replied the merchant,  rising with alarcitv, and hoping devoutly to book a large order. "We  can supply any-quantity on the shortest notice, either in the log or the  plank."  "Oh, I don't want so much-as that,"  said the youth, shifting his feet uneasily. "I just want a bit for a fiddle  bridge."���������Tit-Hits.  English Soldiers Who Have-Risen in  Foreign Armies.  The recent news of the appointment  of Sergeant Baldwin to the post of  cavalry instructor to the Emperor of  Morocco, at a salary of something  like ������1,500 a year, shows that the age  of military romance is not yet dead.  It. is not so easy nowadays for the  friendless and penniless soldier in oui  army to rise to a major-generalship,  as did the late Sir Hector Macdonahl,  Luke O'Connor, V.C., W. McBean,  V.C'.and others; but there are, nevertheless, two General Officers still  alive who were once private soldiers,  namely, Sir Harry Finn, late Inspector-General of the Australian Forces,  and Gilbert Hamilton. John Shipp, a  poor . boy and the son of a private,  achieved the unique record of twice  winning a commission from the ranks!  in our Army.  It is in foreign armies, however,  tlmt our talented Tommies reap the  richest rewards. Take the case of  the Karl of Stirling, who, overwhelmed with debt, emigrated to America,  enlisted as a private, and rose to be a  brigadier-general. By cleverly availing himself of the fluctuating conditions of the currency he was ultimately able to pay off a debt of ������80,-  000 with but ������1,000 in gold and silver! His case recalls that of one of  the Earls of Lindsay, who had been  a sergeant in our Army, ancl was the  son of a private soldier!  Probably no British soldier achieved mow success overseas than Trooper  Ward, of the Yorkshire Yeomanry.  He was deputed to take some horses  to the Prince of Parma (a principality in the kingdom of Italy), and his  scathing criticism of the Prince's stables led to his being appointed'the  hitter's personal groom and attendant  at a high salary. His sound sense  was so much appreciated that he was  consulted on every occasion, given  high ' military rank, aiid presented  with jewelled swords and other honors.  He thoroughly reformed the army in  a way- that raised the envy of neighboring States, was sent to Vienna as  Ambassador, and while there saved  his country  a war with Austria.  The' ex-trooper finally revisited  England as baron and commander-in-  chief of the army of Parma, and was  received by Lord Palmerston, who  called him "one of the' most remarkable men of the age." On his return  he found that his Royal patron had  been murdered, and he was himself  forced to fly for his life to Austria,  where he died.  It was ordained that another British privbte-r James Hastie���������should  carry through similar important reforms in a foreign land. He accompanied his regiment, the 56th, to  Mauritius in "Waterloo year," when  he held the rank of sergeant. His  bravery there���������not fighting, but extinguishing a fire���������earned him a commission, and he entered the Governor's service. Shortly afterwards Ra-  dnma, King of Madagascar, sent two  of his sons to Mauritius to learn English, ancl the ex-private was appoint-  'ed their tutor. Consequently, he returned with them to Madagascar, be-  'canre British Resident there, and'gained ��������� enormous influence, his reforms  including the abolition of the export  slave trade. He also reorganized the  army on the .European model, and  his death was made the occasion for  a great demonstration by the Madagascar, the King writing of him:  "Many may boast much,' but none  will do as much as he has done."-  ALL OVER THE WQKLD  thousands of housewives  use Sunlight Soap In preference to any other, because  it cleanses the clothes more  thoroughly, and at half the  cost without injury to  . hands or fabric.  Just So ���������;-���������-  "If possession t>e nine points" of the  law," queried the professor, "what is  the tenth?"  "Hanging on to the nine with the ���������* |  tenacity of a bulldog," answered the  bright law student.'   '  Her  Mind  at Rest  ' ��������� "Why ��������� do you wear that ridiculous  hat?" he growled.  "Do you really think it ridiculous?"  she replied graciously. ��������� "How lovely  of you! I was afraid- it wasn't'quite  the style."  ���������  Doctor���������"Well, John, how are you  today?" , v  .lohri"Vcrra bad, verra had. I wish  Providence, 'ud 'ave mussy on me an'  take nic!"  Wife���������"Ow can you expec' it to if  you won't take the doctor's physic?"  Advice From a Mother  To AH Other Mothers  ���������' A lady who was very plain-looking  called on a friend'.  This friend's little girl came into the  room and her mother introduced her.-  "But, mamma, isn't' she awfully  homely," said the "young hopeful."  ".Why, Laura, you mustn't say such  things, it isn't polite." ,   '.  "I meant it only as a joke."  "But, dear, how much more bf a joke  it- would have been if you ha'd said,  'How pretty she is.' "    -.   ' .  The young mother���������the inexperienced mother���������is always glad to get  the advice of the mora experienced in  the care of her little one. 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A  WINDSOR   LADY'S APPEAL  To All Women: I will send, free;  with full instructions, my home,.treat-  ment which positively cures Leucor-  rhoea, Ulceration, Displacements,  Falling.of the W6mb, Painful or Irregular Periods, Uterine and Ovarian  Tumors or Growths, also Hot Flushes,  Nervousness, Melancholy, Pains in  the Head," Back or' Bowels; Kidney  and Bladder Troubles, where caused  by weakness peculiar to our sex.  You can continue treatment at, homo  at a cost of only about 12 cents a  week. My book, "Woman's Own Medical Adviser," also sent free on rc-  (Uiest. ��������� Write to-day. Address, Mrs.  M. Summers, Box H. 77, Windsor,  Ont. . ��������� ���������  ALL HER RELATIVES HAD  .  DIED OF. CONSUMPTION  In the year 1890,18 years ago, Mn.G.  SrGcsner, of BelleIs'e, N.S.,was in a tad  condition.   All her relatives had- died of  . consumption; and there wa3 eveiyindication' I  that she was going the same way. " ,1  Atthis point her husband suggested to try  Psychinc. The doctor who attended said  ���������Psychine was worthle������s;. but it effected a  wonderful cute; Eighteen years alteram a  letter bearing date August 14,-1908, Mrs,  Gesnersays, "I am better than I have be?n.  for years. My lungs have.not troubled.rae  since I took your treatment. -, My physician  told me Iconld not take a better tonic than  PSYCHINE, and I recommend it to all who  are suffering from Lung Trouble and General Debility."  For isle bjr all Drnjrgiiti 50c & $1 per bottlo.  Dr. T. A. SLOCUM  LIMITED,    :  TORONTO!  PRONOUNCED SI-KEEN  The average man thinks his bump of  generosity is at least, three times as  large as it actually is.  Minard's Liniment relieves Neuralgia.  Little Willie���������"Say, pa', what is a  forget-me-not?"  Pa���������"It is a knot in the string a  woman ties around her husband's finger, my son."  How Did He Know  After dinner, when, the ladies had  gone upstairs, the men over their coffee ancl cigars talked as men will of  love. All of a sudden the host cried  in' a loud voice: "I tell you, gentlemen, this is the truth. I have kissed  the dainty Japanese girl; I have  kissed the South Sea Island maiden;  I have kissed tbe girls of England, of  Spain, of Germany, even of-America;  but it is most true to kiss my wife is  best of all."  Then a young man cried across the  table: By heaven, sir, you are right  there."  In the treatment of, summer complaints, the most effective' remedy that  can be used is Dr." J. D.' Kellogg's*  i Dysentery Cordial. It is a standard  preparation, and many people employ  it in preference'to other preparations.  It is a highly concentrated medicine,  and its sedative and curative qualities  are beyond question. It has been -a  popular medicine for many years 'and  thousands can attest its superior qualities in overcoming dysentery and kindred complaints. ���������  "  ''.  People -who, borrow trouble are always anxious".to turn it over to others.,  What Would You Have Done?  He���������-What would you do if I should  kiss you on the cheek?  '  She���������I'd hold it against you.  Mr. Scrappier���������We're going to have  another stormy day!  ���������"Are you a lawyer like  -"Oh, no; I'm a physi-  Little Fred  papa?"  Dr. Smith-  cian."  Little Fred���������"Then you are the man  who goes to see sick people before they  die."  "JTow*. that you Have become so  wealthy," said the millionaire's friend,  *do you find that people bother you  with begging letters? Most people in  a similar position complain about  them."  "They write 'em," answered the  magnate, "but they don't bother me.  I get about two hundred a day. They  all enclose stamps for a reply, ancl 1  have my secretary answer on postal  cards, encouraging them to write  again. Every little bit helps:"���������Cleveland Leader.  As Defined.  "Father." said the mlnlster'3 little  daughter, "the paper says you 'officiated at tbe wedding elad In the traditional garb of the clergy.' What does  'traditional' mean?"  " Traditional,' my dear." answered  the good man as he looked at hla  cheap suit of black with a sigh, "re-  Iters to something that has been handed down."���������Detroit Free Press.  No nervous dyspeptic ever was convinced that that Is why the world It  against lilin.  Most of us think  we know a lot ol  people that Satan  I a n't sorrowing  over.  When you think  you are entitled  to consideration  and attention Just  endeavor to claim  It and see where  you, get off.  A 50-cent bottle of  7,  8  "Mr.   Burns  of  Battersea."  When Mr. John Burns became their  President, the Local Government  Board officials had a surprise in-store  for them. "Honest John" had all  those who had been in the habit of  coming late "on the carpet," and  rated them soundly. In consequence,  he soou earned the title of the "Autocrat, of Whitehall."  Mr. Bums tells of himself that one  night he was helping his mother  home from Park Lane with a basket  of laundry, at the bottom of which  was some broken food for himself and  his brothers. Neat the Houses of Par  liament he sat down on the basket,  and, after a few minutes' thought,  said:���������  "Mother, if I have health and  strength, no mother shall have to  work as you have to, and no child do  what I have to do."  The boy's first place was .as a page;  later he apprenticed himself to an engineering firm, and when he was  through, went out to the West Coast  of Africa.  As a labor organizer, he. helped to  carry through the great dock strike,  using his influence to keep the 50,000  men involved from riot and violence.  In 1887 he was arrested at a meeting  in Trafalgar Square, and served  three months' imprisonment. He has  been M.P. for Battersea .since 18D2.  Wigg-What   kind  Closefist smoke?  Wagg���������Well, when  them you instinctive!  the coined beef.  of   cigars does  ,ou light one of  look around for  given in half-teaspoon  doses four times a day,  mixed in its bottle, will  last a year-old baby nearly a month, and four bottles over three months,  and will make the baby  strong and well and will  lay the foundation for 'a  healthy, robust boy or  girl.  FOR SALB BY Al,!, DRUGGISTS  The more graft  there Is the more  respectability it  appears to attain  The man who understands women Is  the man who has u Jolt coming to him  and will be at home to receive It,  There isn't much doubt that old  Mother Nature and Satan himself conspired when poison Ivy was 'brought  Into existence  Send 10c., name of paper and this ii. for  our beautiful Savings Baulc and Child's Sketch-  Book, JJach bank contain* aCood I.uck  fenny,  SCOTT ie BOWNE  126 WoUintton Slreot, \V������������t      Toronto, Ont  Nervous Women  will find that Nature responds  promptly to the gentle laxative effects, and the helpful  tonic action of  Sold everywhere       la Boxes 35 cenU.  O.A.C.  Overcrowded.  President George C. Creelman, ol  the Ontario Agricultural College at  Guelph, spent a whole morning recently with Hon. James Duff, Minister of Agriculture, and C. C. James,  Deputy Minister, with regard to remedying the overcrowded condition of  the college. There is a waiting list  at Macdonahl Institute, and every  class room is fill"''  Fees for students outside of Canada have been raised from $40 to  $100, and to Canadian students from  $40 to $50. Tliere are seventy students from the United States.  The president of the.college regards  the condition as serious, and is anxious that the Government should do  something to relieve the situation at  once.  Whenever physicians' fees seem extortionate it is comforting to recall a  certain famous eye specialist, one of  whose patients, coming to pay his bill,  growled: "Doctor, it seems to me that  $500 is a big charge for that operation  of mine. It didn't take you over half  a minute."  "My dear sir," the other answered,  "in learning to perform that operation  in half a minute I have spoiled over  eleven pecks of such eyes as yours."���������  Lippincott's.  CUT YOUR FUEL BILL IN HALF  ���������by using a  SUPREME STEEl RANGE  made only by  THE   SUPREME   HEATING   CO.,  Welland, Ont.  Is the .only Second Combustion  Range made in Canada. Is very  handsome in appearance and guaranteed to save 50 per cent in Fuel.  . Ask your hardware man for it,  or write our western 'agents,  WALDON COMPANY,   '  92   Princess   St., '  Winnipeg.  * t * t 1  . "So they are going to try that minister and have him fired out of the  church," asks the first unregenerate.  "I should say so. It will go hard  with him," answers the second.  "What did he do? Deny any of the  dogmas?"  "No. He argued tnat they ought tc  stop taking up collections."  "Love your neighbor as yourself,"  said the minister with great earnestness.  "Thomas," whispered the lady who  lived next door to a pretty young  widow, "come away. This is no place  for you."  Nearly Sold Out.  A countryman was enjoying his  first visit to London. He strolled  about the street and .gazed with  wonder and admiration at the shop  windows.  Soon he came to a lawyer's office,  where, of course, there was nothing  for sale. This surprised him, so he  opened the door and walked in. In  the room sat two clerks hard at work  writing. v  "What do you sell here?" asked  tho countryman.  One of the clerks, thinking to get  some fun out oi the visitor, replied,  "Fools."  "You must havo had n quick sale,  then, to have only two left," retorted  the countryman.  "A lady, accompanied by her little  son, called at a house to leave a note  for a friend.  "Please ask Mrs. A," she said to the  maid, "to excuse the envelope being so  dirty, as my little boy dropped it in  the mud."  "Sneak!" exclaimed the young man  indignantly.  Doctor, entering waiting-room full of  patients���������"Who conies first? Who  has been waiting the longest?"  Tailor, holding out a bill���������"Here  doctor, that's me���������I have been waiting  a whole year!"  "Wasn't that young Mr. Tiff who  left the house as I came in?" asked  the judge of his eldpst daughter.  "Yes, papa."  "Did I  not    issue   an    injunction  against his coming here any more?"  .   "Yes, papa; but he appealed to n  higher   court   and   mamma   reversed  your decision."  Little Willie���������"Say, pa, what is a  forget-me-not?"  Pa���������"It is the knot in the string a  woman ties around her husband's finger, my son."  in a  any  Mere  Matter of Time  "I say waiter," said a guest  Boston restaurant, "have   you  fried oysters?"  "No, sir," replied the home-grown  slinger, "but we have some oysters  that are susceptible of being fried."  "And this," said the hostess, who  was showing some relics, "is the trunk  one of my ancestors brought over on  the Mayflower."  "In other words," rejoined the guest,  "it is the trunk of your family tree."  Mrs. Smarty���������"Didn't the ladies  who called leave cards?"  Jane������������������"They wanted to, ma'am, but  I told thorn you had plenty of your  own, and better ones, too."  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"Oh, go take a vacation," rejoined  the wheel,  "You mnko me tired,"  College president (to visitor)���������The  senior class embraces twenty young  wemen���������  Miss Yellowlcaf���������Shame on you for-  allowing such a thing.  ������  quickly atopo cou jlm, cures colds, bonis  the  thront ond luntn. ���������   ���������   ������ 25 cents.  W. N. U., No, 764  ZCHCMimLLKPuniwn  offer you more of  Better Toilet Tissue for the Same  Money than any  Other Make on the Market.  Made in Every Known   Form   and   Variety,  and Every Sheet Guaranteed  Chemically Pure.  Always Everywhero in Canada Ask For EDDY'S MATCHES  m  1  m  M  n  & [)  THE   LEDGE.   GREENWOOD.   BRITISH COLUMBIA.  ������  THE FORCE OF '  EXAMPLE.  A Race After the Runaways That  '     Wais Not a Failure.  '. ��������� -  ,,    By   KENYON   SANDS*  [Copyright,  1909,   by  Associated  Literary  ,. Press.J  JimmyBrlce swung the big road ear  into tbe winding drive, took tbe sharp  curve by tbe house on two wheels and  brought up at tbe steps with an ad-  ruptness that all but sent him headlong through the wind shield. >  ��������� On the wide veranda Colonel Thorn  ton was pacing agitatedly to aud fro,  bis lips set .tight and bis keen old eyes   cloudless sky  when "they once  more  about them for you."  Jimmy began to chuckle. He was  about to explain to the clergyman bis  mistake when suddenly he squared bis  .shoulders, looked quickly at Nell and  then faced his interlocutor resolutely.-  And almost before the girl .was aware  of what was happening Jimmy "bad  given the requested information and  the clergyman had* tripped out to secure the licenses nest door.  ��������� "Jimmy!" she gasped as-tbp door  dosed ' behind tbe retreating ".parson. ���������  "Jimmy!   For goodness' sake"���������  Jimmy Rriee took her band in his  own. "Nell, dear, I've waited so long.-  and we've missed' Mabel and Nixon  anyway, and this la such a bully clergyman���������a real gentleman'of the' old'  school."  "If you will be good enough to stand  before me here." said the clergyman  when he came back. ^  "Come!" said Jimmy'gently,, arid the  girl nrose.  Stars  were  winking drowsily  In  a  BACK FROM THE LINE.  flashing Are,  " "It's come at last, just as I-expected.", he raved as the car came to Its  spectacular stop. "Mnb'ei has. gone  with that young ��������� upstart Nixon���������  gone���������gone���������eloped! Do you understand? That's why I sent for you. I'd  go with you myself If riding in the  wind didn't bring on my asthma' so.  I'd go with you and make it hot for  him. I swear I would. As It Is you'll  have to* take Nell. "She'll know what  to do. no, Nell, Nell!" be called sun-  , denly through'the open front door  "Here's Jimmy iu the racer. Hurry-  up!   You haven't a minute to lose!"  Light footsteps pattered on the  staire. On to the verunda came Nell  - Thornton. '  ' "They've gone across tbe state Hue  to Northville, of course," the colonel  declared. "You can get 'em if yon  hurry.-. Let out that car, Jimmy. Dou't  let 'em make it- ahead of you."  -' Jimmy-opened up the car, and down  the drive they went at a reckless pace,  swung into the road and went whirling toward Northville, leaving In their  wake a cloud of dust that rose-even  above the treetops.  Once they reached a straight stretch  of. road Brlce leaned toward the girl  .beside him. - - '-  "We'll-overtake 'em if they-haven't  too much of a start," he declared.  "How long have they been goneV"  "Half an bour," she answered.  "Then we've got 'em." said be en-"  couragingly. ' "Of course we've got to  head this thing off."  "Of course," she agreed, but some-  bow Jimmy was Impressed with the  idea that she was not over-enthusiastic  about it  "I almost wish we could let 'em go,"  said he. "She's desperately in love  with him,'and Nixon isn't a half bad  chap."       ."   ���������  "That's Impossible," said she. "She's  nothing but a child. 1 almost think if  she had been firm with papa he would  have consented, but to try to take the  matter in her own hands this way has  sent him Into a frightful rage."  They reached a fork In the road. One  branch led to Northville, the other to  StandIsh;-������������������ --*��������� 7 - ?r;''���������-"������������������'.".' '���������"V*?  Jimmy swung the car into the left  band branch of the road and gave it  full speed again.  "What are you going to do when  you catch them 7" he asked.  "I shall be very Arm, and you must  back me up."  "All right," he agreed cheerfully.  "Of course I will; but, honestly, Nell. 1  hate like fury to butt In."  "You're not going to desert me at  the critical moment, are you?" she  questioned anxiously.  "Sure I'm not!' Watch me," he  laughed.  The soft May dusk was coming on.  Tbey shot past houses in which the  lights were already beginning to twinkle.  "Seems to me we ought to be getting a squint at them pretty soon,"  said be.  "There's a car ahead." she cried suddenly. "Hurry���������ob. hurry!"  ���������The road car seemed fairly to lift  itself from the" ground. They sped up  to tbe car ahead, but its occupauts  were a middle aged couple who looked  up In mild reproof as they tore past.  Jimmy Brlce laughed. "Foiled again!"  he mocked. "I believe they're going  to make it after all."  "They mustn't-they mustn't," said  the girl.   "Cnu't we go any faster?" '  Jimmy shook his bend. "This Is her  best speed," he declared.  Now they had reached the outskirts  of Northville. .With honking horn and  undiminished speed they tore along the  elm lined streets.  "They've got here ahead of-us, all  right," said Jimmy. "Our only hope is  to Interrupt the ceremony before It's  too late. Where'll they go? Have you  any idea?"-  "The parsonage of the brick church."  the girl explained. "That Is where all  such couples head for, I believe."  They turned a corner. Just ahead  was a little church, nestling lieuoath  giant elms, and beside the church was  a snug little parsonage.  Thp car came to a stop. Jimmy and  the girl both leaped out and ran up the  path to belabor tbe polished brass  knocker on the front door. An elderly  woman In cap and apron answered  their strident summons and smiled  upon-thein knowingly.  "Step right Into the parlor, If you  please/isbe Invited..'  "Has n couple been here recently-  little girl, blond, and man, tall and  dark?" Jimmy asked paotlngly.  "Yes: they're hi the study now,"said,  the woman. ���������.,-, ,.  Without a word of explanation  Jimmy pushed past ber, and, with the  girl following after, he strode Into a  room, where n pleasant faced clergy-  man was rending'the niarrliige'servlc������  sonorously. Jimmy took a step forward, stopped, chuckled ond turned to  Nell, beside him. The couple was not  tbe one they sought.  Then cvjui as they stood (here la  embarrassed silence they beard the  couple pronounced iiusuiiiid and wife.  "And now, my young friends," said  the clergyman tentatively, advancing  hi their direction.  "Have you. married any other couple  today?" Nell giuiped,  Tbe clergyman shook his head.  Of. course   you   haven't   your  II- .  be said to Jimmy.    "Fortunately the clerk of this town lives next  door, and If you -rflll kindly give uie  tho   necessary   Information   I'll   sec  turned Into, tbe winding drive and  found the colonel still pacing the veranda. -������������������     '   .-  "What do you think?" he'bellowed  11s tbey drew up to the steps'. "They  didn't go to NorthvIIJe. They took the  5:2f! train for the city and were married tliere. find the impudence to  send ine a telegram, Nixon did. nsk-  ing my forgiveness. My forgiveness,  mind you���������confound his Impertinence!  So you've hnd your trip for nothing!"  "Have , we?" said Jimmy, helping  the blushing Nell from the car. "Oh.  I'm not so sure of that, colonel. Step  Into the Mbrary with me. If you will.  I've something Important to tell you.  Matrimony seems to have struck this  family today in a veritable epidemic."  The Barber's Story.  The barber drew the keen razor  over his customer's face and began:  "A friend of mine told me the best  (Ish story I ever beard.in my life while  he was getting shaved the other day.  Want to hear it? All right. You see.  it concerns a physician who had a  friend who was daffy over fisb. and be  used to try all kinds of queer experiments with them. One time the friend  told the physician that If you took a  fish and kept it out of water every  day. increasing the time each day.  you'd sodu have the fish so that li  wouldn't hare to be in the water at all.  Well, the idea sounded reasonable to  the physician, so he went and bought  a large shad. Be put it In an aquarium, and every day he took It out of  the watprand put It on the floor. Tbe  first day he only allowed It to stay out  for thirty seconds, but every day he  Increased' the time until finally the  shad didn't need any water at all to  live In.  "Well, one ralDy night the physician  was sitting In his study tpachlng the  shad to smoke a cigar when the telephone bell rung, and after answering  It the physician prepared to go out on  a hurry call. He ordered his carriage,  and when It appeared at the door he  went out. the shad following him. It  was raining hard, aud a perfect torrent of water was flowing down the  gutters. -Theshad attempted to get In  the'carriage! but slipped aud<fell into  the gutter and was drowned. Oh. I'm  sorry I cut you. sir. But you couldn't  help smiling then, could you?"���������Philadelphia Press.  Dr. Williams' Pink.Pill's were originally a'prescription used, in the doctor's  private practice and their benefit to  mankind "has been' increased' many  thousand fold by their being placed on  general sale throughout the world with  the'doctor's own directions for use!  They are entirely safe and contain no  opiate or habit-forming drugs.  Dr. Williams' Pink Pills are a remedy to use when the blood is thin as  in anaemia or impure, as in rheumatism, or when the nerves "are weak,  as in neuralgia; or lifeless in paralysis ; 'or when tho body as a whole is  ill nourished, as in general debility.  They-build up the-blood, strengthen  the nerves and cure the troubles of  women and growing girls, and many  forms of weakness. That thousands of  people have tried this treatment with  .good results is shown by the constantly- increasing number of cures reported.  Mr. Paul Charbonneau, ��������� a young,  man well known in the town of St.  lerome. Que., is one of the host who  bear testimony to the value of Dr.  Williams' Pink Pills. He says:���������  ''When I left school I became a bookkeeper in' an important office.' Probably due to the confinement" I began  to suffer from indigestion and loss of  strength. I became pale and seemingly bloodless and was often seized  with palpitation of the heart and  violent headaches. I tried several  remedies, but they did not do me a  bit of good. I was advised to try Dr.  Williams' Pink Pills and did so, and  the use of eight boxes" brought me-  back to perfect health and strength.' 1  have since enjoyed the best of health  and cannot say too much in praise of  this.valuable medicine.  You can get Dr. Williams' Pink  Pills from any medicine dealer or by  mail at 50 cents a box or six boxes for  $2.50 from The Dr. Williams' Medicine  Co<, Brockville, Ont.  STORY  OF OUR  DANCES.  Mediaeval Architecture.  On the lower floor of the Brooklyn  museum may now be seen a series of  photographs Mint cannot fail to be of  interest to every one to whom tbe  ideas and practices of mediaeval arc-hi  tects and artists make a genuine appeal.   .  They Illustrate the doctrine held by  the curator of line arts of the museum  that the builders of mediaeval times  frequently Introduced irregularities or  deviations from mechanical exactness  In their churches and cathedrals by  intention and that where irregularities  are found which may have bpen accidental the accident was not necessarily  due to Ignorance - or carelessness on  the part of the builder, but to tbp general Indifference to symmetry felt by  architects In tbe middle ages and to'  their willingness to see in divergence  from straight llnes-an element of beauty.���������New York Times.  The Present Popular Ones of Com-  ' paratively Recent Origin.  The fashion In dances, like other  fashions, are changeable. Two hundred  years ago the dances most In vogue  were - the gavot, aliemuude, ocurant,  bourree, pavau, sarabaude, minuet and  US-  . Of these only the last two survive at  present, and the minuet, although one  of the most graceful and picturesque  of dances, is very seldom essayed except on ceremonious occasions. The  dances now in fashion originated in  different countries aud at different  times during the last two centuries,  but mostly during the nineteenth.  The queen of all the dances is unquestionably the waltz. France has often laid claim to the honor, but it  originated among the German peasants  in the seventeenth or eighteenth century. As they danced it it was the  slow waltz called the landler.  Later the Vienna musicians took it  up. quickened the pace and by their  lovely musical settings'of this dance  rhythm established the* reign of the  rraltz throughout the world. It is noteworthy that the composers of the fluent  dancing waltzes ever written���������Schubert, Weber. Beethoven. Strauss, Limner. Labltzky and Waldteufel-were |  all Vienna men.. It Is properly a three  step dauce, whether slow or fast. The  two step waltz is a recent Innovation  and not au improvement.  Besides the waltz we owe to Germany the galop, an impetuous, dashiug  dance dating from about 1800; the  polka, a justly popular four step dance  derived from the Bohemian peasantry  about- 1S30, and the redova, a quick  movement in triple time, also Bohemian  In origin.  France has given us the minuet, the  quadrille or contradanee and the faran  dole, all square dances or dances par  ticipated  in  by several  pairs or sets  simultaneously.���������Circle Magazine.  Queer Things That'Go on In Lonelier  Ontario.  The manners and ^ustoms ��������� of certain rural sections of the Province of  Ontario have been fairly well illustrated by the telegraph despatches in  the local papers this summer. ���������' In  fact ."it has been demonstrated that  both old and new Ontario offer a very  fruitful ��������� field for domestic mission's.  The homicide- at Thorndale, Ont.,  which the coroner's jury held to be  justifiable homicide, is an instance;  and indeed Middlesex county since  the days of the Biddulph tragedies  has been by no means backward in  fattening-up the news columns of the  press,       -  A Toronto ��������� man who used to, live  near Thorndale told an anecdote the  other *d ay which'he said was a fair'  sample of what goes on in many parts  of the province about six miles back  from the railway. There used to live  up there an old man with a^ large  family and a bad disposition, who,  though he was small in stature, dearly loved a fight. He did not care particularly .whether the victim was weak  or strong, male or female. Therefore  he made it his practice to wallop periodically his wife and his whole family of grown-up children, daughters as  well as sons. One evening after dark  he went over to a neighbor's to borrow a hay-rack, and it so chanced- that  this neighbor had two buxom daughters who were being courted by the  youths of the locality. Two swains  were in the house at the time and one  of them hastily borrowing a sheet  slipped out the back way, and encountered the venercble wife-beater a little way down the road as he was returning home. The old fellow, profoundly superstitious, was startled by  the white figure which at once grasped him by the coat collar and informed him that he was the devil, and  demanded that he "come along;"  much as a detective collars a pickpocket. Thff old man pleaded for his  life and the.Satanic personage finally  agreed to give him one year more of  life on condition that he would cease  to abuse his family. The culprit  promised and the husky impersonator  of Satan dipped him up to his ears  in a nearby creek, just to seal the  bargain.  For six months his meekness in the  presence of his family was the joke of  the countryside. Unfortunately, one  of his sons-in-law was in the habit of  looking on the wine when it was red,  and one day in a merry mood he confided in tlie old man the jest that  had been perpetrated upon him. The  effect was instantaneous. The old  man rushed home, and starting in  with his wife gave the whole family  such a series of trouncings as they,  had never experienced previously,  even in his wildest moments.  Cure That Obstinate Sore  Where Ordinary Salves Fail Zam-Buk  Succeeds.  Chronic sores which cause .trouble  by "breaking open," may be cured  by Zam-Buk, as well as recent injuries and diseases. If you suffer ��������� from  some old sore���������hidden, perhaps, but  none the less painful for that���������don't  dally, apply nature's healing essences  as proyided in Zam-Buk.. Mrs. I. E.  Ashton, of 111 Vicker St., Fort William, tells how valuable Zam-Buk is  as a family balm. She says:���������"We  first used Zam-Buk for cuts, bruises,  etc., and found it so satisfactory that  my husband started using it for a  chronic sore. For a long time he had  been bothered with an old sore on his  leg, and had used various preparations, yet nothing had permanently  cured it. He began applying Zam-  Buk balm, and was very soon agreeably surprised, to notice a great improvement.  "It. was only a matter of a short  time<before Zam-Buk had thoroughly  cleansed the sore of all foul matter  ancl healing commenced. It is now  some months since the sore was completely closed, and there is no likelihood of it breaking out again.  "Since   then   my   baby,    eighteen  CLIMBED MOUNT R0BS0N,  on the scalp by Zam-Buk. This ec  zenia came in red pimples, and if rubbed or scratched, formed into sores.  The child was very fretful from the  irritation of the scalp, but whenever  Zam-Buk was applied it seemed ��������� to  bring the greatest relief. Frequent  applications were effective in clearing all traces of the disease from the  baby's scalp in a short space of time.  I feel it my duty to give the credit  where due, and I cheerfully recommend Zam-Buk to all sufferers from  chronic sores, bad leg, or eczema."  Zam-Buk is Nature's own healing  balm, being composed of pure herbal  essences. It is a sure cure for. eczema, ringworm, ulcers, cuts,. burns,  bruises, poisoned sores, ; chronic  wounds, bad leg, festering sores, chapped hands,' cold sores, frost-bite and  all skin injuries and diseases. Druggists and stores everywhere sell at  50c. a box or post free for price from  Zam-Buk Co., Toronto; 3 boxes $1.25.  You are warned against harmful imitations represented to be "just as  good."  Rev.  George   Kinney  Has  Performed  Remarkable  Feat.  Little has been said in the press of  a rather notable'teat of exploration  recently performed in Canada. Mount  Robson, the highest peak in the  Canadian Rockies, the goal of many  ���������mountain climbers of all nationalities, has at last' been-reached. The  honor of this remarkable achievement'goes to a Canadian and a clergyman,- Rev. George Kinney of Kese-  meos, B.C.  Mount Robson is not only the highest peak in Canada but it is also extremely difficult of ascent owing to  its formation, rising ^two miles over  the valleys below at an average slope  of sixty degrees. Mr. Kinney has  been mountain-climbing for a number  of years, but drifted into the sport  quite accidentally. He had always  been an ardent-naturalist and in the  quest ol specimens had occasion to  make short climbs up some of the  smaller peaks. Gradually climbing  began to grow upon him and finally  he decided to ascend to the top of one  of the higher mountains just to see  what it was like, and also fo'r the purpose of taking some photographs. Mr.  Kinney  then  discovered  the  fascina-  months old, has been cured of eczema    tion 0/ a long climb with a little dan-  An     1V./1     crtnln     Vixr     7n������������    R ulr- I*"!-.!..     r,n      *..     . _     _   I .1    _.    ��������� ... . ..        .  ~"   An   Expensive 'Possession.  A certain gentleman in Durham ov?ns  A row of houses, and In one of them  lives n married son of his who is noted  for bis miserly habits.  This has got to such u pitch that for  several years Ills father has been unable to get a.single penny of the rent  due to him.  , As he did not want to fake harsh  measures be at last went to his son  aud,snid:  "Look here, Tom; it's plainly no use  trying to get any rent out of you for  that house of 'nine, so I've decided to  give It to you."  "No, than!' you." Interposed the eon.  'I don't want It."  "Why not. pray?" exclaimed tbe as-  otilshed parent.  "Because then." fopllrd the una-  oashed son, "I'd hare to pay the rates  ind taxes, and goodness knows they  ire heavy enough In Durham."���������Man-  ���������hester Guardian,  Most people will speak the trutb-for  a consideration.  Mosques of Constantinople.  In   Constantinople  there  are   more  than 800 mosques or temples.  The Coffee Plant.  Tbe coffee plant or tree is a little  different from most berry producers.  Instead of planting the seed the coffee  pfhnt is grafted from tbe old tree and  set out In hotbeds until it has become  rooted.  Japanese Screws.  The threads of Japanese screws run  the opposite way from ours.  censes'  Relief Station.  My very warmoxi tliougntu today  Uo out toCoukiii Jill).  I wonder II nod like to nave ;  Me drop 11 note to mm, ���������  For my vacation days ure not J  So very fur away.  And on nl.f furin it wouldn't cost ,  A ������lnglc com iu stay.  For he poiwjWH ncren orond  And has a HpuriKlnR pair  Ot troulriK trorut'H inn I arc built  To lake one nnywhere.  His lutjlu groan* with choicest food.  And there I would no strong.  For If I went I sure would tuko  My appetite along.  A hammock bwIdki beneath the shade,  Jlls porcli In liroml uric deep,  And on a xunny afternoon  A plonxnnt pim-e to Hlenp.  His rollini; lloldn are fair to see.  The stocK Is sleek nnd irluinp.  JIIm cows arc trtilned to Hiriimii milk  That never mow a pump.  I know I would enjoy the time.  I wonder wouli^ ho May,  "Como out and make yourself to nome,"  Wero l.to wrile today.  1 wonder If lie would utlumpt  To even up old scores  For boyish iiriinKn should 1 come out  And hoi me iluinu chorea.  Trial is Inexpensive.���������To those who  suffer from dyspepsia, indigestion  rheumatism or any ailment arising  from derangement of the digestive system, a trial of Parmelee's Vegetable  Pills is recommended, should the sufferer be unacquainted with them. The  trial will be inexpensive and the result will be another customer for this  excellent medicine. So effective- -is  their action that many cures can certainly be traced to their use where  .other pills have proved ineffective.  I :   Curate (at Sunday school)���������"Now,  children, we'll close with hymn 589,  'Little Drops of Water." Now, do put  a little more spirit into it."  Nearly all children are subject to  worms, and many are born with them.  Spare them suffering by using MotheV  Graves' Worm Exterminator, the best  remedy of the kind that can be had.  "Do you think that our Joe's inventions will work," asked Mrs. Come.  "I hope so." answered her husband;  "I know well that Joe won't."  Another Racing Yarrr.  Down at the Woodbine in Toronto  they tell another story illustrating the  folly of the man who becomes infatuated with his own horse.   A year or  so ago a real good fellow brought a  steeplechaser   to the  Ontario Jockey  Club meet with the expectation that  he was going to sweep all before him.  One day he,told his  friends:  "Play  his   strong   to-morrow;   he's   in   the  right company to win, and the odds  will be  long."   The odds were long  and the, friends bet heavily, but the  beast rah last.   The spring meet ended and the horse went away  to the  American  tracks,.    One  day the  Toronto friends of the owner received a  telegram advising them to put a bet  on him next day at Latonia as it was  a   "cinch"   and   the   odds   would   be  long.    A  number of them made the  play just  bjeans." they felt that the  animal owed them money.   Again he  was pretty close to last.  .   The  autumn   meet  transpired   and  the   owner   came   to  town   with   his  dearly beloved  beast.    Once more he  was full  of excuses  and  enthusiasm  for  the  animal.       He  was  sure  he  would win a certain race and before  the start he  told  the jockey  to put  the spurs to the brute and  to whip  him  all  the  way  round  because  he  had to win to save his face with his  Toronto  friends.      He  promised  the  jockey an extra fee of ten dollars whether  the   horse   won   or  lost   and   a  hundred dollars'if he won.   The jockey obeyed instructions with the same  result as usual.   That night,-true to  his   prqmise,   the  owner  handed  the  rider his additional ten.  "O say," responded the latter, "I  don't like to take your money: why  the horse ain't worth ten dollars."  Bore���������"���������and I have always regarded it as a somewhat singular circumstance that whereas my father was  born in India and my mother in Belfast, I myself was born in London."  She (doing her best)��������� "Rea-a-a-lly.  How strange you should all have  met."  Lifebuoy Soap is delightfully refreshing for Bath or Toilet. For washing underclothing il ia unequalled.  Cleanses and purifies. tf  Mrs. Jackson���������Before we were married you said you'd lay the world at  my feet.  Mr. Jackson���������Well?  Mrs. Jackson���������Now you are not even  willing to lay the carpet!  It Rubs Pain Away.���������There is no  liniment so efficacious in overcoming  pain as Dr. Thomas' Eclectric Oil. The  hand that rubs it in rubs the pain  away and on this account there is no  preparation that stands so" high in  public esteem. * There is no surer painkiller procurable, as thousands can attest who have used it successfully in  treating many ailments.  A woman first sheds a few tears���������  ancl then proceeds to open the telegram with a hairpin.  Minard's Liniment for sale everywhere  You don't have to run a boarding  house in order to board a train.  These Pills Cure Rheumatism.���������To  the many who suffer from rheumatism  a trial of Parmelee's Vegetable Pills  is recommended. They have pronounced action upon the lSver and kidneys  and by regulating the action of these  organs act as an alternative in preventing the mixture of uric acid  and blood that causes this painful  disorder. They must be taken according to directions and used steadily and  they will speedily give evidence of  their beneficial effects.  Expert  Dog Finders.  There  i3   a   gentleman   in  Toronto  who has discovered that the business  of finding dogs can be turned into a  profitable  industry.      A  friend gave  him  a collie  pup  which  he  assured  him was of the very first water as far  as pedigree was concerned.   After he  had  kept  him   a   month  or  two  the  pup  disappeared   and   an   advertisement was inserted in one of the daily  papers.  Two boys brought the animal  back and so grateful was the. guardian and well-wisher of the pup that  he gave them three dollars.   A month  later the family pet again disappeared and after an advertisement was-inserted  the  same   boys   brought   him  back, saying he had strayed to their  place  the  night  before.    They  were  rewarded with two dollars this time.  Another four or five  weeks  elapsed  and once more the pup was missing.  Another   advertisement   brought   the  same lads back with the wayward little beast.   The rightful owner put his  hand  in his pocket to give them  a  dollar,   but   suddenly   changed   his  mind.  "No," he said, "on second thoughts,  I gues3 you can keep the pup."  Favorable Time:  American farmers are flocking into  the Canadian West to inspect . the  harvest, with a view to purchasing  land. The West is showing a nice  line of goods this autumn. It is n  favorable , time for inspection.���������Lou-  don Advertiser.  Tommy���������"Pop, what is meant by the  mother tongue?"  Tommy's   Pop���������"Sh-h-h,   my  Don't get her started."  boy.  A WELL-KNOWN MAN.  Minard's Liniment Co., Limited.  Dear Sirs,���������I can  recommend  vour  MINARD'S LINIMENT for Rheumatism and Sprains, as I have used it  for both with excelent results.  Yours trulv,  T. B. LAVERS.  St. John.  ger to add spice to it, and from that  time since has been the most ardent  of mountaineers and has devoted all  his vacations to this sport.  He had already made four trips up  Mount Robson but never succeeded  in reaching the summit. He set out  this year again by himself, but picked up a Mr. Phillips who had accompanied him in previous years in the  Yellowhead Pass. While waiting at  the_foot ot the mountain for a suitable day, the provisions-ran out, and  when the sum total of their larder  consisted of a little rice and stray  gophers that they had killed, it was  decided that the ascent could no' longer be delayed, despite the fact that  the weather was very unfavorable.  The first day they made 11,000 feet  and then camped for the night, utterly exhausted by fatigue, and the inclement weather. At" daybreak the  climb was resumed and after climbing for twenty hours they reached the  summit. Mr. Kinney says it was one  of the greatest moments of his life,  when, after four unsuccessful attempts, he at last attained the mecca  of all mountain-climbers in Canada.  When asked the other day in Edmonton by the editor of The Saturday-  News if he lingered very long on  the top, Mr. Kinney answered very  emphatically in the negative. The  cold was so intense that after taking  some photographs, preparations were  quickly made for the descent. Descending is much easier work than  the climb but also more dangerous.  The first part is made slowly but  when the slopes became more gradual, the sliding begins. Imagine a  number of toboggan slides of 2,000  feet in length, and you will have some  idea of the return trip.  A  Woodbine Story.  The   autumn  race  meeting  at  the  Woodbine, Toronto, brings to mind an  incident which  occurred ��������� at  the  fall  meeting of a year ago.   A prominent  horse owner who was here from the  United States knew practically all the  good things that were going, but like  all the men who-make a genuine killing on the horses was very chary of  giving information.    However, he became fascinated with a young actress  who was staying at the King Edward  Hotel and under oath of almost Masonic secrecy imparted to her tips on  two   races   for   a   certain   day.     The  young   lady  was   informed   that  she  must on no account breathe a word  about  these   tips   to   anyone.       She  promptly gave her information to the  star,  the  leading  lady,   the manager  and everybody else she liked in 'the  company,  with   the   result   that-the  crowd   laid  bets  and  the  odds  were  knocked down considerably from the  original   figures.    The  next  day she  met  the  horse  owner,  thanked  him  for the tips of the previous day which  had turned out so well and asked for  another good thing.   The gentleman,  as  if on  as  friendly  terms  as ever,  suavely handed her something which  he said  was  a sure winner  but did  not admonish   her" to  keep  it  quiet.  When the crowd went down to play  this horse they noticed that the odds  did   not   drop   as   before; they   even  went up.   When the horses came un  der the wire the sure thing was last.  The horse owner had got even.  14k. GOLD BROOCH  $5.00    .  SSJSSESE8WB������^'  THIS Brooch is beautifully made  in heavy 14k. gold, fl The  pearls in the Maple Leaf are of a  very fine quality,  , It is enclosed in a handsome  velvet lined case���������ar.d is sent postpaid to any address in Canada���������  except the Yukon���������upon receipt of  $5.00���������order by the number 308.  SEND FOK CATALOGUE R  Our handsomely illustrated 144 nnfe call-  Jotfua of Diamonds, Jewelry, Silverware,  .    Leather, Arts Goods and Novelties, free  upon request.  RYRIE'BROS., Limited  134-138 Yonge Street   '"   '  TORONTO  Impossible Boy  Small Boy (applying for situation)���������  What kind of a boy does yer want?  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Visitor���������"Well, son,  what w'ill you  be when you grow up."  Tommy���������(aged nine)���������"A soldier."  Visitor���������"But you will be in danger  of getting killed."  Tommy���������"Who'll kill me?"  Visitor���������"Why, the enemv."  Tommy���������"Then I'll be the enemy."  (J  HAVE YOU TASTED  TEA  The purest & most delicious of all*  Lead packets only.   Highest award  St. Louis, IS04.  an  ard I  '"Who presented the count to you?"  asked the privileged friend.  "No one," answered the heiress.   "I  bought him."  Send for free sample to Dopt. N.U., National Drug & <?homicnl Co., Toronto.  British, Too. '  "In your cheers for brave Peary,  do not forget that the navigators ot  the Roosevelt, on which he scored his  triumph, are British subjects. They  nre till Newfoundlanders."���������Oltrwk  Free Press.  Red, Weak, Weary, Watery Eyes  Relieved By Murine Eye Remedy  Try Murine For Your Eye Troubles.  You Will Like Murine. It Soothes.  50c At Your Druggists. Write For  Eye Books. Free. Murine Eye Remedy Co., Toronto.  that  "Martha, where Is the letter  was on my writing desk?"  "I posted it, ma'am."  "But it had no address on it."  "No, ma'am, but I thought it might  be one of them agnonimus letters.  Mi  name  Mr.  Sharpe.���������It may be  so, but I  think it's too late now to change it.  Lord Strathcona's Break.  Just across the Saskatchewan River from Edmonton, the capital city of  Alebrta, is the town of Strathcona.  These twin cities are not exactly rivals after the fashion of Port Arthur  and Fort William; but the smaller  place is keenly jealous of its rights  and its fame as a civic entity. On  the other hand Edmonton is quite  sure that the only progressive future  possible for Strathcona is in .annexation to the provincial capital. The  newspapers of. Edmonton say that  public opinion in favor of the  union is rapidly growing in the  "suburbs" across the river. In the  meantime the people of both places  indulge in remarks about each other  which are not by any means as mild  as those exchanged between Toronto  and Hamilton."  All of which having been explain-  ed, eastern readers will understand  the fealings of the people of the town  named after him, when Lord Strathcona in his first speech after his arrival there recently told of the pleasure with which he had long looked  forward to visiting "this great city  of Edmonton."  Ftrathcona people consider this was  a bad break, but Edmonton citizens  remark with a broad smile that it was  a very significant one.  Maritime  Union.  From the serious way in which certain   of   the Toronto   ancl   Montreal  papers are  talking   about   Maritime  DISINFECT  THE BARN  and do it with  A safe disinfectant with which to  spi-ay the interior woodwork of barns  or sheds.  It is perfectly harmless and can be  used on any wooden drinking troughs  or feed boxes.   Will not rust iron.  Use "Cattle^ and   Sheep   Drip"  your live stock.      .  Ask-your storekeeper or   write  Sales Manager.   ��������� -��������� .  on  to  Carbon Oil Worto,  Limited,  WINNIPEG, CANADA.  COLLEGE.  iss Oldbloom���������Don't you think my  union,  one would imagine that   the  ic is horrid, Mr. Sharpe?"     ��������� question  was a five issue down this  "Is it true that Long threw up his  position as purser of the liner after  the first trip?"  "Yes.-ho found he could not hold it  down."  W. N. U., No. 764  Of More Interest  "Papa," confided the pretty girl,  shyly, there is a rumor afloat that I  rim to be the wife of Count Bluffem."  "Bo3h!" snorted the old man with a  frown.  "But���������but, don't you know the rumor is gaining currency every any?"  "H'm I What good aro rumors.  What I want to know is���������is the count  gaining currnney?"  way. The truth is that it does not  come within the range of practical  consideration. There are a few people who vote for it nt Board of Trade  meetings, but the number who really  want it are even smaller.���������-Halifax  Chronicle.  WINNIPEG   BUSINESS  28th Year.  Individual Instruction.  Good  Positions Await our Graduates.  Write    for    Illustrated    Catalogue  Address,    The   Secretary,    Winnipeg  Business College; Corner Portage Ave.  and Fort St., Winnipeg, Man.  Agents Wanted  to push and sell a  full line of The  Willmott Binders,  Mowers, Rakes,  Shockers, Shock  Loaders, Etc.  Apply  HENRY W.  KING,  Western Representative. "       Regina.  V-'V:7;r,������vR.i.-v4-,iI*;  ftiif  ���������MILTdMidrfl'Afiip,  Impossible  Tom���������Whirley must be making an  awful lot of money.  Dick���������I should say ho is. I actually  hellevc he is making more than his  wife can spend.  Why He Objects     '.  "Women vote; Never, sir, with my  consent."  "Why not?"  "What I And have my wife losing  $300 hats to other women on the election."���������nostnn Tranflcript.  A Guide to Qualify  Stamped on knives, forks,  spoons, etc., ot quality Is  Ihe name  "IWROGERS BROS!'  Willi this as your guide yon  cannot possibly err In the  choke ot fine silverware.  Best lea stlt, ihhti, vilten.  etc., are ilampti  MERIOENBRIToCO.  SOLO SY L1ADIHO DMLIRS  "Silver Piatt that Wiar$" 1 ..., f  A *-                  v'  /  3������'!  ISIlll  ;;77::!l77i  $$&������  *>'.-������������������'.,5  ^>?M^;5;v-:'|-:^  ���������777.77;71  THE    LEDGE,    GKEETCWOOD.     BRITISH    COLUMBIA.  The  Union  ���������k  Eholt, S. C.  COMFORTABLE  HOSTELR  Johnfl.JWclWasfc  Proprietor.  er  CITY  Jhiggfigc transferred to  any part of tlio City. Furniture moved to any'part-of  r  the District.-  General Dm  ing of all kinds.  SIDNEY OLIYER,  THE LEDGE  Is published every Thursday at Greenwood, B C , and the price is }i a year,  postage free to all parts of Canada, and  Great Britain. To the United States and  other countries it is sent postpaid for  $->.50 a year. Address al! letters lo The  Ledge, Greenwood, Ii, C.  . ..     R. T, LOWERY,  -PUB.ISHER.  GREENWOOD B    C, NOV. IS,   190(1.  p. m. and 7 11. in. This will eausf!  some travelers to carry ��������� excess hag-  gage in that slate.  Tub first man to act as- fireman  upon a locomotive died in Iowa  last month aged 9-1- years. Mo lireil  on the Rocket between Liverpool  and Manchester 7S years ago. .'  ' It is reported that the  have-some pilent- money  in some, parts of this province.  1  *5 11I1U yUlli   DillIIS> UL i*,  ������ 'ft  Get your Razr rs Honed ft  and your Baths at  First-class  Steam heat,  .private   baths.  in every  room  nelson, E. &  f!KO.  I'.  H'KI.I.S, I'l-opriulor.  in everything.  electric light.  Telephone  First-class  -bar and barber shop.  'Bus meets all trains.  fW^lf^������&ffl(&������%  g  Si  Frav  *7 *<���������  *ey's  Shop,  Greenwood,   \\  )?������*������3i!;SOSCSe*SCS3r������3O������S0!5S  0  mwm  rv  1  ������8  PHOENIa  The nearest hotel  to the  Granby mines.   One of the  largest dining rooms in the  city.   The bar 'is   replete C5  ���������with nerve bracers of all "W  kinds, and  the  most  fra-    *-  grant cigars.   Drop up and  see me.  A. 0. JOHNSON    c^  ������K PKOPUIETOIt. rh  MKRCIIANT TAILOR  Clothes Cleaned, Pressed  and  Repaired.  Dry Cleaning a Specialty.  GREENWOOD, B'. U.  I nuv I E.R  BLhijiv  NELSON, B. C.  Real Estate, .  Mines,  Insurance and  Fruit Lands.  CORRESPONDENCE    SOLICITED.  A blue mark here indicates that  your   Subscription   has ,  become   deceased,   and  that tho  editor   would  once more like  to  commune with  your collateral.  THE RAILWAY POLICY.  &$$  ������������������o  Mountaineer and Kootenay Standard Cigars.  Made by  3. fr ZlnKn $ <Zo.. nelson  PioneeP  j4otel...  Creenxxiood,  'The oldest hotel in the city,  ���������under the same management  iC-orafortable, meals equal to any in the  .city, and the bar sppplica only the heat  'Corner of Greenwood and Government  ���������streets.  J. W. kelson  and still  Roorrif  Fra  11k Fletcher-  Puoviscial Land Sukyeyor,  Nelson, B. C.  THE  Arlington Hotel  GREENWOOD  %s the place for Peep-o'-Day Cocktails    and   Evening    Night-Caps.  ^Buttermilk a specialty during the  warm season.  C. A. Dempsey, Prop,  The Kootenay Saloon  Sandon, B. C., has a line 01 nerve  bracers uusurpassed-iu any mouo-  tain town ot the Great West. A  glass of aqua pura given free with  spirits meuti.  Hotel  ���������^'������������������Alexander  PHOENIX,   B.   C."  ��������� Is a comfortable home for  ���������the miner and traveler.  Good meals and pleasant  rooms. Pure liquors and  fragrant cigars in the bar.  Jt.  V. CIIISHOLir, Puoi'uiktok.  Leaves Greenwood for Spokane  at 7 a. m., and for Oroville at 2:30  p. in. J. McDoxell.  J. H. Cameron.  Lending Tailor of the  Kootenays. s"  .   Kaslo, B. 0.  t  it.  THE HOTEL GRA  'Is pleasantly situated in the hc-irt  of Grand Forks, and is convenient  -to all tho leading financial and  commercial institiitiiinsof the city.  Travelers will find it a comfortable  ���������place to sojourn when in the city.  FRED RUSSELL  /aaMMMM(MNnMnMra������MMiHMMUtMtllllBnilllllll III ft 14a*  ^EJWOHT HOUSE  Nelson, 1). C, is run on the  ',."   (-.< 10 A mcric.in awl Ktit-op'inii  .;-���������,, i>i".ii. v-.'vUi'i;p,-, yi-;:-*-��������� .������������������^���������ji   ���������  .::-.i.'r.,'. '!;<!���������;-���������; .:>J::���������;,:. V:" ,'v>1'- '.i  the safe,  'Melons   &  Tir.ccjiI las  Float is not a periodical.  It is a book containing SO  illustrations all told, and  is filled with sketches aud  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 y  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 outpmyed the  women in Kalamazoo, and  graphically    depicts   the  roamings   of   a   western,  editor among the tender-  feet in the cent belt.    lb  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 niimcr-    ���������  ous to mention.    Send for  one befoi'6 it is too late.  Tho   price   ia   25   cents,  ���������postpaid to any part of tho  ,  world.    Address   all   letters to  /������ T. Lowery  GREENWOOD, I). 0.  The at-gumenb most persistently  advanced by its opponents'in deprecating the railway policy of the  government and urging its rejection is based upon the remote assumption that the government  might, in the' last extreme, be  called upon under the guarantee to  meet the bonds of the assisted new  transcontinental lino tit 885,000  per mile for the GOO miles approximately in British Columbia, or  $21,000,000 in the aggregate.  There is the-remotest, the most  distant possibility of this condition  arising. The vast preponderance  of evidence, of argument, and of  sound business opinion, moreover,  is that not one dollar in interest or  other charge will ever be called  for from the provincial treasury.  But even in the last and remotest chance, would the country be  so helplessly betrayed? Hero is a  New Zealander's opinion, formed  upon examination of the question  from quite a new viewpoint:  " I am more accustomed to state  owned and operated railroads than  private ones," he says, "although  now that I have seen something of  Canadian railway methods I must  confess they seem superior to 01ns.  The service is infinitely better.  The railroad worker's' wa^e ii*  higher. The management is more  practical. The private-built railway i-i a better eoloni/.Uion agent,  since its owners promote new industries for the creation of traffic.  And it isn't a part of the political  machine.  " But in the case'as it presents  itself to British Columbia- what do  we find. The province guarantees the honds for G00 miles in  British Columbia under security of  a- first morrg-'-.ge on the road. The  road.is to have the lowest gradients  and best alignment of any through  line on the continent. It will cost,  according to Mackenzie & Mann,  at lcvt'803,000 a mile. Mr.- f.  W. Patterson, I understand,  s.'iys- it will be much ' more  costl}', running up  to  even $100,-  000 a mile, but it.will he far and  away.the most economical traus-  American line to operate.  "Supposing the railway company fails to redeem its bonds.  Thf-ir proceeds are not payable out  of the provincial treasury until the  road is built��������� of course as the work  proceeds, if the company eventually defaults,' the province forecloses in the natural course of  business. Do you mean to say-  that there could be any chance of  .the security not being many times  more than ample to recoup the investment and interest? "\Vliy, all  the railways of the continent would  be in the market as buyers 1 Or,  it could be leased under conditions  01 advantage to ^the public for ten  times the annual charge against it.  Or it could be operated as a state  road aud be the  cannot be proven l-y  quite a tinio't-iuce we  liiifc with a dollar.  Liberals  working  ,    It  us,   for it it-  have seen a  Paupo.vs play both ends to catch  the middle. They expatiate upon  the myths of the pai-t .and the  promises of the future in order to  procure a .meal ticket for the  present.  Tins province has over four millions of doilars upon deposit in the  bank at.Victoria. Why not start  a provincial bank and make money  for the people? Tliere is no reason why this province should not  conduct its own bankin  business.  ��������� "Wi*: want free whiskey in this  province, and not local option.  Free whiskey will cure the drink  evil in a year, whilo local option'  will drive the tralfic into dark-alleys and'depreciate the quality'of  the boozerine, Wet groceries sold  in the open are bid enough but  when .you have to steal into a dark  100m in order to kiss a bottle it is  more than likely that the liquid  dope will be rank enough to make  an Indian cigar sign sned alkaline  tears.  SLOPPY 9WEATHER ��������� Shoes  and clotliing-.given away ; .(almost)  Mother- Loile Store, Nov. 22."  Some, people are' continually  calling attention- to their own importance. Nodoubtit is necessary.-  Joe Dearin has bought the General hotel in Ainsworth from Jim  Maddeni    ,'''-���������  For S ile!���������For ������2,000 t'hVCommercial hotel in Greenwood ; $300  cash and balance at 10 per cent,  per annum. ' Apply to E. T.  Wickvvire or J. W. Mel lor.  -  J: TJ". Matheson is  candidate in Nelson."  the" Socialist  We will have an extra, large  stock of jewelry for the'1 holidays.  Particulars later. 'E. A.- Black,  the Jeweler, Phoenix.  The Orangemen'of the Similkameen -celebrated Nov. 5th by a  turkey shoot, followed by a public  meeting, a supper and one or two  drinks.  DON'T FORGET���������November 22  and for one1 week���������MOTHER  LODE STORE  SALE.-  G. ���������J.-MgA'R  Dealer in Coal, Wood, Ties, Poles, etc.   Heavy Teaming  to any'part of the District..  "'Unequalled for Domestic Use  Bad cooking has killed jiany a  man ancl for that reason it might  be as well to license cooks just the  same as we do' doctors. Then if  they kill us'with indurated beefsteaks, incinerated hot cakes  ptomaine pot-a-pie, we can  as we swim the Styx to the wing  station, glad in the thought tliat  our demise was perfectly legal. We  might hero remark that there are  no cooks in heaven. No meals are  served there, although just outside  the gate the space is full of waiters.  Air piprs are being put in the  No-'. 2 tunnel of the Bullion near  Olalla. The tunnel is in 500 feet  and will be run 150 more.'  Look at Mother Lode store advertisement upou page 4.  T. W. Stirling of Kelowna will  be appointed lieutenant-governor  of B. C. W. C. Wells refused the  position and will be given a se'na-  torship.  Wlddowson, Assayer, Nelson, B. C.  Absolutely  guaranteed.;_  All' sizes,-  all prices.   Come in and .see them.  Don't   take your  pleasure like  oysters, on the  half shelf.    When  ,   or you enjoy 3'ourself do so thoroughly  smile  Wlddowson, Assayer,. Nelson, B, C.  Tiik financiers of the-world do  not favor any particular political  party. It i3 business capability  and a sound and sane administration that make a country's credit.  When McBride took the reins of  power the affairs of this province  were in such a state of chaos and  poverty that investors were shy  about putting a dollar into tlie .resources of Ih-itish Columbia. .In  I'JOl British Columbia':* .') per  cents, the standard sccurit-irs of  the province, were quoted on the  London "xchani'eat from S'J to S3.1,-.  Today they are SG.y- to S7.  Duitixr; the palmy -days of New  Denver we often, during the regime  of Sir Francis Finucane, received  820,000 in one day from the .bank.  We would cut tin's nnney into the  required sizes aud then return it- to  the bank, and although probably  over half a million dollars passed  through our hamls iu that- way not  a t-ingle bill fluttered into our  paste-pot nor blew out of' the window. Even with this high-grade  record we have never .yet had the  distinguished honor of cutting up  a few reams of crisp notes for any.  of the local banks. They are even  too shy to put an ad in thi3 paper.  Tau-cixo in Victoria, Wm. Wain-  wright, second vice-president of  the Grand Trunk Pacific railway,  said: "I c.innoo undet'dtand the  attitude of British Columbia in insisting that Asiatics  be excluded.  , A hotel clerk knows nearly all  that is worth ��������� knowing, but he  doesn't know why a woman persists in asking what -time the 2  o'clock train leaves.  'fake your Repairs to"  AD. MORRISON  Grand Forks, tin1 Leading  ������������������������������������������������������������s������s������&e������@������������@a������s ������esecas B������3������s������������a������������������������������������9  o  9  The Argo Mining and  Tunnel Cj. is organized under'the-  . laws of B. C. with a cipital stock of $125,000, divided into 500,-;  000 shares of 25 cents each,  non-personal  liability.    The company is now engaged in running a long tunnel under a number'  of valuable claims adjoining the City of Greenwood.    These  claims show valuable ore upon the surface and if ifc.js found at  'a great depth the enterprise will become one of the richest in.  the Boundary.    There are few better chances for investment-in  this province, and the success of this, tunnel  will, make many  rich and Greenwood one of  the best mining camps in the west.'  Investors aud visitors are invited  to'inspect the   properties.  e  .9  of the Boundary Distric  ���������/r\\  'A  Regular monthly meetings of  G reun wood lodge No. 28, A. F.  cc A. M., aro held on the lirst  Thursday in.each hioiitliin'Fra-  ternity hAll, Wood block',..Gpyisrnment  ternity  street. Greenwood,  yisiting brethren  are uordiaily inyitcirtQ.atteiid.   .  OLA LOFSTAD, A. S. BLACK,  President. - -   Secretary.  ���������JAS', S. iSUlNIK.. J-korelHi-y,  W/.F. M.  Greenwood Miners'  Union, No. 22, "W.  ' F M.', 'meets every  Saturday evening in Union Hall, Copper street, Greenwood, at 7:30. ���������  Also in hall at  Mother-Lode-mine  Fi-idav evenings at 7:30. ..������������������>���������  UEATHERTON, Secretary  .Geo.  biggest kind of a  profit-earner,, if a railway commission were appointed" to administrate it on business, non-political  lines.'   -  " What on earth the people are  talking about when they protest  against the 'risk' to British Columbia is more than I can fathom."  Iu my opinion the' development of  the province is being retiuded.  We can only obtain 2,000 men to  work on our road, whereas if we  could have employed Asiatics the'  line would have been completed by  tho end of 1011. As it is -we will  have to ask the Dominion parliament for an extension of time.-'.  Mr. Wainwright is in favor of the  JMcI'ride railway policy, as he  thinks that this province needs  more railways.    ��������� ���������       .:���������  Four,  cians.  voters make   fool   polili-  A c'o.vtkxtki) mind is better than  riches.  Zkko- is spending the winter in  the Yukon.  To 11 k wise you   must never  cced the limit in anything.  ex-  Tlie Hotel Slocan  Tlirt'y- Forlts, n. C, is th'.> !t;.->,rllfi;;  ;'m<:������| uMi" cii v,    ")'oiritnln I rout  KuUlilii   lC-H \ Ll.i   ijj ��������� \.'.A.:  h...l"l,  J-IyaH Ni'vm, Prop  - Hzll   or licaycn  is   largely   a  product of,the f-tomach.  Ai.TiioiH.at u copper camp tbe  Boundary is not in the cent belt.  IIen says that orthodoxy is n  corpse that doesn't know it is dead.  Tin-; maii who knocks his neighbor invariably butts into a boomerang. ���������-..-. ���������.���������'������������������- , ���������������������������-.'::-'.r'-;���������."��������� '.';:  PouTJciANs ' and . -Ftire-'thiiig  gamblers arc slightly oimilar. They  appwilto the cupidity of the iiias-  HfH and beat them with -their dexterity. -;r:*-    ;.' ���������;,-���������'; ;; :"���������'��������� ��������� .'!'���������'.'  In .Hamilton, OnUii-io, a man  was lient to .jail nine months' for  running a common gambling house,  lie-should havo moved west and  opened! 11 rwd estate olliwifn Vai'i-  r-rmver.' ������������������'������������������,.''-"! ''-  '������������������   '���������'  Is Nebninku it ia uiiiaw'itri 10  sell liquor between' the Jiotirs of Q  Swrr/.Kiti.A.\n has an  ideal. way  of doing things.    It is in a sense a  Socialistic country and yet the peo-  plo   never  talk  socialism.    There  are no political grafters, nor broken  down   parsons.    The   government  pays the preachers and the  collection plate is not necessary  except-  for   charitable   purposes.     If the  government  passes a  bill  that is  not satisfactory,  tho   people   can  have a referendum and repeal it in  thirty days.    Everybody can mako  ancl sell  whiskey, there, being no  revenue to' pay, and  consequently  there aro few   drunkards in  the  land.   The principal   revenue..of  tho people comes from  tho  sale of  cheese,   matches,   stock   and   the  tourist   trade.     The   government  runs all the rail roads and you can  ride live miles for a cent and less  lban   that   if   you  buy  a   yonrh  ticket.    In   Canada it  cotils 84.80  to ride on the C. P. ii. from Greenwood  to  Nelson,    In Switzerland,  the same distance, could be covered  l'or'2-l  cents.    Pity the mail order  business  docs not touch   railway  flll-Cf. '���������'.'���������.  Insurance of any kind is a good  investment, whether life, accident  or lire, in Phoenix D. J. Mathe-  soii pays particular attention to  this lino of btiHinei.,4 and those interested should consult him at their  earliest convenience iu person or'  by mail.  T'>iu"-r Mi,'!.'- '.vmh, the -'unanimous choice of the Conservative  convention in Grand Forks,     .   .--.  Lakeview = Hotel  .-'    NELSON, B. C.--\--  Employs All White Help and is  a home for the world at'Sl a day.  N. Mallette    -    -    Pkofiuetor.  Is the best furnished hotel jnthe boundary  district. It is heated with- steam and  lighted by electricity. Excellent sample~  rooms. The bar is always abreast of the  times, and meals are served- in the Cafe  at .any hour, day or night.  ���������  The Windsor Botcl Co.  J. Oai-tier, Manager.  KASLO HOTEL  KASLO B, G  Is a comfortable home for "all  who travel to that city.' '"' '  COCKLE & PABWOKTH.  HeuumaFketHotei  k .lie home  for-all'tourists -'  and millionaires visiting New  Denver.^ British   Columbia.  HEHRY- -STEGE. "PR'OPR.  STAEKEY&'CO.  -:���������������������������'���������    NELSON, B.C.' ";vv'-  '       WHOLESALE    '"   . r  dealers in -.'   ���������!.' !"  Produce   and  Provisions  Pr^OViriCE HOTEL*'  Grand Forks, is a lar^o three-storey  hriek hotel that provides the.public  with good meals nnd ploasant rooms.  A new building, but the same old rate's  EMILLAUSEN Proprietor.   '  Greenwood, is the home for'workingmen of'all nations. It is  convenient; to the smelter on the hill. - The dining room is supplied with tasty and substantial food, while the bar contains the  best ivet goods, in the market. Electric lights all over'the  premises.    Hot and cold baths.  Ofa  Lofstad,   Proprietor  TO PROVINCIAL ELECTORS.  N0TICB la lioroliy kIvi-ii for tliu Inforimittoii  of Volorit.Mlnit the l.tciiiuimnt-Oovcrnor In  C'otincil li'iH (loleniiino'l tlmt the holding of 11  Oc.ioru! Mlectinn.olTora 11 f.ivoralilo oj>|jortuiill,v  to obtain tlm vluwj of KlootoM 011 tlio <iYie.<tion  nf I. ciil Option.   ��������� '  Kor Hiii-li purpboO a vote;wlll |,p taken on tliu  25th of N'.vc-inlior Instant nt tho .mtmo time nn  ���������ihe volu/orjtli.e ulccllnn of cnridiii.itbo-'to the  heKl.ilntlvo As embly. '  ",    ���������* ' .  '        IlKNKY   ESSQM  YOU.VO, ;',  1'ruviiK'lnI 86'crot'ary,  ., MINBHAI. ,\'������T -   * .   \'\>  Certificate of Improvements!;  '"..,'������������������ .      notick "      ', _,-';,-;.  H. I. It. A. Mineral Clulm. ultimle In tho Omen  wodil  MlnlnK DIvImIoii of  Yulo District.  Whom lociilwl i In JProvlderico Cnnip,:  TAKK  NOTIOR   thiit I, WilU'iim  Kdivnnl  AlcAitlnir, Kruo Minor'*CortlllciitoNo. JI20-178,  lnt<'ihl,Hl.xtv<lnyf> from tlie rtnto horoof   to np-  [p|y to tliu'MinliiK Kononlor for 11 Certlllonto of  Iiiil-rovoinentd. for tho i)ii'r|io(io o^ohtninliig a  CriMTii'Orunt of thu nbovo alnlm. "      ''  Ami .fiirtlmr Uihc not.liie tluit notion, iinilor  I'ciitloii 37, iniMt li������ I'OiiiiiloiU'eil lmff.ru tlichwu-  iiiicooliiuchOrtliltaioOf Improv������i������ont'������,' '���������*���������  '  Dtttwl thi* lltb.diiy ot Soptomher, A. D, lflofi.  ' yf,ii, MoAHTilUH.  One Week Only  Gommeiicmg Monday,, Nov. 22  ���������'���������''.���������''���������'.' * *  Digging Boots, Fine and Heavy  Shoes, Underwear, Shirts,  '    Collars, Etc., Etc.  Below Cost  THB  /WiotHer Lode Mine  Qall us up Right Now. - Telephone, B-l  mmmm.  3B  (  mmmim&mmmmwm  smmmsm

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