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 '"'     I    III).- ������������l'������l{ of  ,G      -\. Sl.it,.r JiivicriiR  '     l  '   -'"-'    ���������    M\|.������   !U-"<)  ' ' "-''���������>* C.*!!T.r,r h., hi'tif^i,.  ���������    ' ' ���������     '"'I, - ' tin i,i_  Mi  Sll   i ;  ! William  ���������i SI  too;  ^     IW,   .SuicltcMiicii arid  . .Miners" Hootn; Tin* Atnos"  r,  Li-iv. im. ,- (;,,.,-it \\'(  Huielti-jiiK  riohlcn  '';���������; '���������i";T.(i-kif,f:  Famous Miners' Jl'<oi.i.  '-feussqll-La w-ca n If/eld Co-.  Hardware.      Groceries.'  Pnu'lffr-TiH'ifs !?(���������,!  Greenwood; and Mrs. J. Ilinton,  of Victoria. Few towns expressed  themselves more .deeply than  ureenwood over the loss  A- Strong Stroke.'  was in Bridesville |  motor-cycles m  ��������� - ���������^ of -Eng-  and s talented and respected King.  City Council.  Tom Walsh  on Tuesday.  There are five  action at Phoenix. i    ������,,  rrn���������ir f. ���������.        .,,- J-ue council met on Mondav   -ill  4 S PCSS!" ������Pe" '..~** SS& W"���������"������5 Aid"  Harry L. Mor  .Furnishings.    Crocker  )ro this  .The Windbor.Hb'lei'ia  hotels in the West.  one of the best furnished  rraa        *   - ,-   - - ?' -? >cated in the,heart of ,  Gieenwood and within easy reach of all the finan- ���������  cial and commercial -institutions of the Copper  Metropolis.    Heated with "steam- and" lit by electricity.' * Commodious sample' rooms.    The bar is '  repM������ with all modern-beverages,.and the-Cafe';  Rooms reserved by telegraph. T''>       !  ���������E. J. Cartier, "Manager j  f������.    ,   "I    ���������   ���������-rSan. ia spending a  few weeks m Chesaw.       '  Prospect for the'Big Andy cigar  when you locate Phoenix.  Dr. Traynor has removed from  Phoenix to Prince Rupert.  Mr. and Mrs. T. Lyons have re-  turned to the Mother Lode mine.  A   few   carloads   of   ore   were  dipped  from the Oro Deno  week. '  On  the  tunnel  is  & Witty.  Charley  high   balls'at  Spokane.    -  J.   C.   Cruse  B. 0. Teachers' I  iry Pall's.  Quite a number of men   from  iciaho   havo   recently  Greenwood.  Golconda,- 100  being driven by  feet  of |  Bender  It was decided to-give the C P  R., 20 000 gallons of   water   daily i  for $4o0 a year. *  As the hotel liquor licenses are  to be reduced ttf five houses containing 30 furnished rooms each  Revenue by-Jaw No. 2, was introduced by Aid. Oi-aig lix;ng the  hotel liquor licenses at $900 a year,  Inia   brought, forth   considerable  heated   discussion.     The     mavnr I *i      ,"    "   "  thotight.'that theiiicense should   be \h      f?rce(,1t0 keeP thei  In a Norh Dakota town the mer  chants became tired of selling goods  on.credit, while their customers or  many of them were sending-their  cash   away   t0   Cftta,0ffuo  ,]0nepA  Alter consideration  they  decided  to adopt radical means to enforce  cash payments.    A man   was  sent  to the railway station  to  make' a  list each clay of the names of those  receiving goods from the catalogue  houses.    A copy  of. this" list  was  placed in each store and when oue  ot  these customers attempted   to  on time he was courteously refused  Agam,  any of such   customers  bringing   produce   to   town   were  directed to ship it to the catalogue  houses   with   which   they    dealt,  ine customers finding they   could  no longer get credit at home, were  Western Float  are   ripe   ih  the  ton in New  churches    in  8800.-  'McClung- i3    making  the" Rockaway   in  *   ' liever closes,  The Windsor Hotel'Ca  James McCreath arid Ken Frith  returned Tuesday from a tour of  tne bimilkameen.  .^ra-Harry Tonms wil1 remove  to Republic next week and go into  tlie hotel business.        "  Many Greenwood people celebrated, in Bridesville .and Grand  Forks on Tuesday.  Jack Griffith is in the Phoenix  <*i'mn    \ ���������   8-howed   llow  gl,400 extra ravenue yearly   could  be obtained by taxing shows, stage  lines, milk wagons, ete.  etc ,   and  moved in amendment, seconded by  is conducting lhe|������f.?n ,    ������U'   th?' the   hote,s   P<iy  Bureau in BfnndJ^el^^^'^o ������qlior  'aeajers    $300. , The   amendment  carried and tbe by-law passed its  third reading. At the next meet-  ing it will be re-considered, adopted and finally passed, if u'0 mJre  amendments arise.  home in order  meney at  arrived   in  Keno is Dead.  -Fou i  , it to  be able  to  pur  chase   the   articles   for   which   it  would not pay them to send away.  A Nautical Poem.  There was a young lady named Banker  one woke in dismay  When she heard the mate sav :  Now hoist up the top sheet and spanker.  ���������From the Far West.  It is not often that we hear the  trans-atlantic twang in the House  it sounded  a    ' "  The   cherries  Okanagan.  A shave only costs 25 cents in  I'Oi't George.  'Potatoes are SH a  Westminster.   ���������  There   are   207  Seattle, Wash.  Fred Stork is the first  Pnnce Jtuperfe.  A Tax Sale will be held in Ross-  'id, on July 8th.  Louis Blue has sold  the Lion  brewery m Rossland.  Frank   Conway   has  restaurant iu Kit-solas,  mayor of  land,  opened  a  ,'.In Le<kbndge, professional gamblers caught in  the act, are fined  from $50, to $100 and costs.       -  , In  tho Big Bend above  stoke,-a new wagon road  built around Doath Ra.pids.      ...  During the past -winter' the  production of furs was light' in  northern British Columbia.       ''  It is reported that J. Pierponfc  Morgan has bought several copper  claims upon Moresby island.  The frost has only damaged  early peaches and cherries in  Okanag-m to a slight extent.  Iii Alberta, the C.P.R. is  pending S5.2.'10f000 upon the  tension of its irrigation syetem.  A company ha, been, organized  tn P,.,nce Rupert to 'work the  bilver Cup mine, near Hazelton. ���������  Revel-  is, being -  the  the  ex-  ex--  r,  mov-  to come  a"brave  caution  and  Mr. Joseph Martin, from WesST"g picfeUre show in R������ssTand  uta'c f' a"d TV 0ne of the mem- LnTh? f01;ce a* <*e  nmble quarry  bers for St.   Pancras,  had a few near Lan,������ has be<* reduced  plain words to say to the govern-      "  ment about the  taxation of land  White Horse camp will be ship- If',?? far fr?.'n Vicfco  pmg copper ore iu July. P I'?"/���������m *        ������nfco a hiB* Power  in^I^r P,e������pIe a week ai'e goin  into the Neehaco Valley.  rnu~~i are two  in "'  At Coal Creek, a $10,000 board-  g house is being erected.  A customs office will be opened  a'Kitselas ma short time.  The government may bridge the  Fraser river, near Quesnel.  ������  ���������R?iri."^iIfrid Warier   will  British Columbia in August.  A. P. Hudson  na a pinther  *->������������ u. unit onco  electric wire and was eledirocuted".'  Odpitalists   of   Spokane,   ~Van-  There are two cases nf ������,,.,,i ,lcouve,\and  Montreal have 12,200  ffiver in lhnnllry FaUs.       8Carl������61 a������PeS ������f coal Iaud������ "ear Princeton  Ojcar Anderson,  owing to la6k -  of experience has  b3en forced-to  close his steam laundry at Oroville.  winVPiDehri'?.reek' three-hotels  wi I be g-anted liquor licenses pro-  vidQed  they board up  their   back  visit  Local option, ,��������� the form of the  Scott act, will shortly be voted  upon in some parts of British'Col  umbia.'  He is a stoutish man with ripo  round face, and ho is inclined tc  baldness. He sticks his hands in  ins pockets,   plays  with  It is said that the Gnggenhei  ���������ti-.^ *. ���������  ' lare becomino* infcprpafofi  in  there  m s  Sheep  ahead  ,     .      PHOENIX, B. (J.  ! &���������R? *������~wn~like :ea-tiBe 'fruifc"in'������' ������<������er  -, -^...o sample rooms are the la���������--���������������������������---  tains and -a pleasure to "drummers  in search  of  'S L'���������e??���������^������r��������������� ** ^gestin the)  with big  PROPRIETOR  will start a  r years ago,   two dogs continually haunted the' print shops of  Greenwood     One of them was a  handsome dog called Pete, noted for  his   pugilistic ��������� proclivities.      He  bwpital sufferingVom^a Vnr\*hr?r I T^- ^^bt anything,' from a North  wound in the head ' gUnSl-10t liSgL���������*10* ^-delinquent snb-  Bopv      \f +i    1r ��������� senber aud never failed  lUv mr*   -a?10 Mother Lode- on oufc seconc] b^t. ' He was  J*An!adS la*ln������-������ ^tion  and I ------uuey, ana talks  in  that)    ���������.    '"-T ���������������������'������ ���������������er.  Mrs    D,i���������   p ������������������ ,U(]fment.    This cost him his life*   frank Unconvential  way which  is    Jhe lasfe iesue of *bo B. C. Gaz-I    w assessment unon  lnn^   ���������  a  wifh feunr iz0::\:nnZn^zea awaj1������no hot ^- ^rdto*bethe ^������^nir'sr^^335 pages-aiiad- r^^^^VictorKs anQc?eas  month this summer & IIVSl '"^  in a terrible T0"  tho Pra'"es.     He, pronounce!      The insurance has been  raised ,near^ ten mil^ns of dollar  A few dS'������������������, ���������_-,';; tt!:^"nothe|" ca������i������������  ������P������n   ii������.r/;d ^nraUe ������ though  it  u^n "fame��������� running to Alask*d Ilasfc W "  A stamp mm WH1 ba built at the,  Opium is smoked  Tni-ii-ii-      , '������ "        i -British   Columbian  -in Ohilhwack, the board of trade fche Chinese have  Bona������za 'sine on Sheep creek  and his money, and "talksIn  t������'t I h&SjSSa^ au"^'v^tis^ig foUle'r."^ I f������othold  JAS. MARSHALL  imonn-  trunks.  AN OCCASIONAL GLASS  to tone up the system and accelerate  cuculalion is proper if you get the  Pure Wines and Liquors  we sell at this store. The careful  housewife always has a genteel as  sorlment handy for visitors Sudd '  lamtuess is soon relieved by  small quantity ol good liquor.  Our prices are very moderate.  Ar^r       ������ ,?S~g0' y������imS .Gordon  McMynn fell off a horse in Midwa  and, broke his left arm  The western'branch  adian Mining -Jhstit..  its general meeting-in  today.  ^Found.-A saddle,-on my pony's  back; ,-Owner call for-' '  pay for ad.-   Mrs. E. J.  Anaconda. B. O.  Capitalistewho wish to become  interested in a coal prospecting expedition should write to Box ion  Greenwood, B. C.  John Mclunis is building a residence in Fort George.    Mr  In nis left last  week to  husband in that town.  in  nearly all  towns   where  any appreciable  rs over  same- aud  Chambez-s  'Mc-  joiu her  a  en  very  President Moyer, of the W.F M  is making a tonr of British Colombia. Ho Addrwwed the Miners'  Union, Greenwood, kst week.  L'. Eeinecke came in from Ottawa  ]ast week He will be all summer  on the West Fork of the Kettle  river doing geological work for the  dominion government.  On Tuesday   evening   lightning  struck ������������������������'"> ���������������"" "' "-- i - ' ��������� - -      b-  --j  broue*!  up animal.    Poor Pete,-he died in  war with his toes to the.foe and his  bark on  the outsider* Bar not so  neno.  Keno was.a black dog, quiet  affectionate, mannerly, but uSy as  a lobster dream:    He-'could������ gen-  belore either of the Ibcal typo-  graphical luminaries. He was an  intelligent animal and had no bias  towards either paper. Keno was  wise and knew his friends. He  had a deep attachment  ew Denver,  have   bought  that whilst he was'allo^edtoS I W^ ^ f ������h'"of"������  out   that   the   government   were      The   DoilkboborS ^  wandering along the "wrong path ranches near Slocan Junction  lie was prohibited   from   making    An asbestos mine is being onened  suggestions along what path they  up near Peachclifiy in the Okan  hey should follow, he removed h?s ^ . '    U 0kaQ-  '!tl   un .   T ^Pocket, scratched L^e Canadian-ITortherh  the   back   of   his  thumb, anil made  was  nothing  short oY'eToquent.���������  J. Foster Frazer, in the  Hexham  head   with   bis  a gesture which  Lmilfl     P������rrfce.d  thafc  the  ������ranby  .the Scotia mine,- near Orient to fill  'that want. c  There was a strike for higher par  te week among the Mongolians  ormnS^'"th"e7ro^ector3" hav^'.  organised an association, and hold  meetings once a month.   Dan OLsen '  is president. ' n  "t  will ].i,. fnn     , "UB'" railway  vear   y of steel'rails this  Co ti rant.  Rowland, and folbwerhitf evei-y MUSh and Milk'  vZifT meal   tirnes   dmvu   fc������     '-">e old mortar and  pestel  u������������������ed  here   the   restaurants   permeate  ^ bo employed to hammer ,n 3S  of   IS?! " th ������������������e delightful odor ������>rn into mJalf and aZ pound n^  wait  ofS" ^   hG   ^Wl^MhB'amily'sunDlv.^-C^  the bovine  This year,  Westminster  dollar.  The  the tax rate  is 2-1  mills  iu Kew  on   the  British  Columbia   govern  '������ent pays ������15 for fche ^//^  panther.  Okanagan has  and in^ future  as an indepen-/  000  * 8.  outside  until  Ed. "prodded I wife wouWno'tw^n ���������������nBft  roast, when  ho would ���������& take all dav to  m������u  .,������  a  ntter a  silent  would  mi f������ i-i '" canine prayer and  Ul to, like a coon hogging a watermelon, ever and anon  looking up  L6r^.2l������!^:I������F^ *"������������������. B. e.  the roof of the hospital  and  afc m; as much as to say- "Ed  set it on fire.    The fire department J��������� a��������� the real goods from Old       '   ���������"    ��������� Kentucky."    But "all'things  away, so out iu the road  on  if it  made a record run, but fortunately  their services were not required.  The genial  W. F. M.  Greenwood Miners'  Union, No. 22, W.  Q���������f���������..,i   ' .     . *"��������� M-, meets every  Saurday evening in Union Hall,-Copper street, Greenwood, at 7:30.  Also in hall at   Mother Lode mine  Friday evenings at 7:80. '  -    GEO. HEATHERTON, Secretary  _ and 'smiling David  Manchester is spending a few davs  in the copper metropolis. During  the past six months he has been  running    a  tbafc|SP������kane-    .  In  New Denver, Jim  Crier is  liable to become a capitalist.    The  rooming   house   in  Regular monthly meetings of  ' Greenwood lodge No. 28, A. F.  & A. M., are hold on the first  . ,. Pursday in encli month in Fraternity hall, Wood block, Government  street, Greenwood. Visiting brothron  are cordially inylted to"attend.. .: ���������'  ���������JAS, 8. KIKNIK, Secretary,  A Hen's Devotion  One   often   hears   it   said  there is no animal more   stupid  than a aM.    In vindication of the, ^  .    ��������� Ar       --- --r -    ������u  much-maligned domestic  fowl    it r ��������� Montreal is advertising i  seems but fair to relate a true story -" ****��������� ��������� ^   provea   wbab  of a sagacious and affectionate hen.  On a farm in Novo Scotia there  once lived-a dear old lady who was  blind.    She had a love for all ani-,  mals,   particularly   for .the   hens  which wero faithfully fed  by  h  band,    One tiny hen  became  when  he goes  in  a  away  er  ex-  . ,. ���������     mistress,  followed her about the yard as de  the  household  ceedingly fond of its aged"  man can do  from home.  Mr. Williams and family returned to Boundary Falls from  Wales upon Saturday. Two of his  children have since then developed  scarlet fever*. n,���������] i,?������, ],ougo a(. the  pass j ���������* ������**������������ ana ouckwheat cakes,  nr^o,, ���������     r^���������  ���������  "  Sat-  b?th of which aro not to be des-  ui day morning keno turned in his fpwod,   and  breakfast   foods   ],,vp  f-    I8, J1'0^ he died of h8ftrt Ja������������ely displaced the maize product  failure, superinduced by the excit- ^ the first meal of the dav  FT? i?0Miin     ��������� C"������?.per metroPol''s. .   Re,cogniziug all this, and know-  He was born  ,��������� Boundary Falls ���������S that the appetite for mush was  any years ago, but none of his not dead, but merely dormant b"  fr ends were at the funeral.    Ed. cause of lack of exercise" amirrii  him   ?    T ! U,r ^ eXP������nSeS aml Had   f������Up,e ������f Traverao Ci^' MicZ n  him planted where the flies cannot h^e embarked upon  a new  "  and   sting.     His   taxes jtnro.    For some time  he died fbeen making mush  Now-a-days things are different       ^   L"ud  and life is too shorter tlie aferage  S?  housewife to spend so  much tiiS P*  on a���������.art)eleof.diefc.- ConsequentlyJ^. TlJ? veterans of the JS55_rebel-  batter cakes and buckwheat cakes  M^.n^elcl-a--������������������ .-^OJ~1Loei  The     Vernon  changed "owners  will be'conducted  dent newspaper.  worth of machinery, is being opened  band Point. Idaho.  .���������n1^-?1?^1/^0 is well-known  Li- If lCol,lmhia. will referee  the fight between Jeffries and  Johnson, on July 4th. .   ���������.{  The Daily News is to appear in  Winnipeg.    A Chicago maif is 2  the head of the company,   which  has a capital of ������200,000.  In   Kaslo,   F.   E.   Archer ha������  bought the old Comiqne buidhS  and wil tear it down for the lun?  ber and hardware it contains!  The largest placer mining dredge  ��������� V:-Jf-  ann\'-be,fc'?allemayer'  of  Minneapolis, has bought the Fort George  In Vernon, the board of trarl*  januhe police force increased in  has built   the   finest  m     the    interior   at  this week.   re"UDIOn ia  WinDiPeS  J^'^L^^^y to ob  be erected  The C. P,  R.   will make readv-  made fruit farms in East KooSnay,  m tho Klondike.  I foot bucket.  It has a fifteen  break  were paid in advance and  a respectable death.  dly as would  scarlet fever, ancl his  Falls is quarantined.  In Phoenix, on Monday evenino*  the boxing contest between Billy  Biuei* aud Kid Lewis was declared  a draw, after fifteen rounds had  passed away without any fatal  results. Jim Church acted  referee; -  The  as  votedly  cat.:  When the old lady fell ill, it wag  nohced  by th6 family that little  vmS    ? *^aSTi������b:"!������ ]ively: as of     The Arg6 Tunnel Co. >has ao-  joro. :-Evidently she missed   the <ltn,'ed the   Barbary   claim.    The  HlA?������d--'*ho^ the   townsite,   and |?.av,nS of health and even of many  iiaijit of feeding her, and .-the-voice uPon ;i(i thero is a shaft 250 feet hVo3'   ' ' /  tnat.-had' softly callod,^' chuck, |deeP������'.-and is a valuable addition to    - Scieilt*st3     ha  the claims already owned by the  Argo people.  Fight tho Typhoid Fly.  It is none too soon  to open the  campaign against tile typhoid-car-  rymg house fly.    With the corning  of summer and warm weather the  pest breeds with a  rapidity that  soon increases its numbers beyond  computation and the only reinedv  .w to begin the warfare against it  now.     Every  man or woman in  Greenwood should   tako   part   in  this.   It is but a small matter for  each citizen.to do his oi-her share  and  the total  effort should  ven-  they have  ....       -        ��������� and selling it  to their neighbours,  so   that   all  that was necessary to do was to fry  milk WarUl 'fc a Jittl������ f0r ,nush au(1  Tho demand has increased tol  such an extent that they are now  making it in largo quantities and  supplying the various stores in the  city and it meets with a quick sale.  Use Good Seed.  Canada,   being a notion of far-  S to Dav n. toi'i. i,...���������  bill each  in   Fort  no policeman  mers, has to pay a very large seed j claims'near Keremeos  or settlers,  Whiskey is not   sold  George, aud there is  in the town.  Cr,^ ?ln.fd/au Consolidated Coal  hV,a ,b,������ f "g au 880,000 hotel  at Frank, Alberta.  Drilling for petroleum  is  being  [ miles from A'ictoiia.  i/i^f^^^laytofcrdahorsc  " I< oi t George, aud 81.50 a day to  feed a man who works. 3  nt)2CtZr\0(lhlm> 'formerly editor  of the, Nelson Daily News,- is now  an insurance inspector.  .   Assays of moro than 1 ~ pcr cent  i?nf.?.?P.f-.I,ttX0 ,,ccn obtained from  David MacKay, one of the first  ^. x. It. conductors  ;-   il----  vi nee,  in  this - pro  is now landlord of the St.  Francis, one of the finest hotels in  Vancouver.  When   the   royal  Westminster Hail.  Friday,   all  work'  cortege  London,  left  ,   last  p p i>"     ,       on   tllc   entire  o.i.iv. system was susoended  for  bo  Just received a fine assorted  line of Iron Beds, Springs and  Mattresses  You will save money by seeing  A. L WHITE,  chuok/.chMck>ri--^T'"-\;.'??^k'-  ,.-������������������Oh* day the sick woman in fumbling among the bed clothes came  m contact with an egg, and called  the attention of tho family to the  iae.t. -The   mystery   was '-solved  next day when the little ��������� hen was  seen to enter the doorway,: wend  ner - way   to   tho old lady's sick I head and legs.  I ho little feathered friend  paid a  visit to her mistress every   dav  I {"variably leaving as a token  o\  I lovo a fresh egg to tempt the  At tho Mother Lodo the' other  is  vo   demonstrated  one of ihe most  U7, 'Ve(lr'    Last year our crops  called for 33,000,000   bushels  seed grain  and  we  three minutes.  The mint in Ottawa will coin  gold pieces next January. Much  Of he gold ,,Scd will bo from B C  and the coins will bear  of King George.  At last, white women havo  tied In Fort George. It will  be long now befor  ir the portrait  Nearly  are  -,, -   ]0������ men are em  After  day,   an Austrian, Win. Dubrusti   In** i     0ther gem l]ii  walked into a chute on the 00 foot 1������^^^1?"������ epide,n!c'���������  T,'e  %  that the 11 v  active of agencies is the spread of  contagion, particularly of typhoid  fever aud other germ diseases that  constantly increasinjr  pur agricultural acreage.    This bo  uig so, tho economy of sowing-good  clean seed  is  at   once   annnp������nt.  level, and fell and rolled about 100lcame8.the1gG',ms on his feet whicl  feet. Hisleft arm was broken and fftnT ,n 6lveob conf"ln,;' v,"'h,, ""  he sustained several cuts about the  rect contact' with our  fail-  The favourite breeding places of  Last Friday was Memorial Day, I b^n^u^PlIerSLrUbbisl1  ^  and the majority of the  business IHit ������  houses wero cloned       "  ing appetito of the invalid  The faithfunien^eemcd; to _have| sodeiies and  ,.   ,        . ,     and  draped in  black and purple.'  In  the after-  The Furniture & stoye Man  ?rm,I0U8������. ������nd shortly after the  lAU' decease of her blind mistre  PHONE 16.       ' CRimucvnnn r,.^ ' P'T' an<l  (li^;  apparently of a  CE1������N>VOon,B,C.lS���������S,,l!i^  an intuition when the Death Angel  visited the home and bore away  her beloved friend, for never again  did sho cross tho threshold of (he  farmhouse, and shortly after  decease of her blind mistress she  noon, a procession composed of  tho City Council., various local  tho general public  wns formed at the city halj and  marched to.t.ho'Alhambra opera  house, where memorial services  for the lato King Edward  held. The large  addressed '  and J  were  in  .,���������-������������������ kcsli   way   to  the -pest is to ���������eliminate- dirt.  Keep the garbage cans clean and  covered. Do not allow rubbish and  dirt to . accumulate. Keep your  house and yard, your store or factory scrupulously'clean. "''.Ii, that  way the number of" flies.-will bo  reduced to,a .minimum, 'which' will  mean a lessening of the victims of  contagion.    It  m. ���������   ,    . L ���������    --. 011ce   apparent.  The advantages to be derived from  it.-are like the proceeds of a sum of  money   laid   out   at'  coinpounc'  interest���������thny  are cumulative .in  their offect and grow iu  ever in-  creasing ratio.    Sjnin yearsago  al  competition was carried on income  'io0 places in-Canada to see just  what the actual results of using  clean pure seed would bo.    If we  reason from  the results obtained  trom it,  we lind  that our grain I  yield last year would havo been increased   by   190,000,000   bushels  nacl clean vigorous scod been used  on  cvory aero  under cultivation.  ^row, 100,000,000 bushels of  would fill 1,000  grain'"-cars.    It  Park,  being estranged   for   ten  years  BnlTalo Bill ancl hi.s wife  again living in hai'inonj  set-  not  ���������,.,���������     . re *������c town  has  Unas, ice-cream, canary birds, and  hats big enough to cloud the sun,  plftyed I ,^-f lTh C"^e]1<li^ >'n Grand  itween .frorkav'l������st week,  aged 72 vearH.  betw  ir , ,        '  aK0*'  '- years.  Her son John, is tho  well-known  I HoMii'iy a veteran     "  west rebel I ion and  Her  of  of tho   North-'  tho  Boer war.  ,,,/-,'?a^!,Itc,,������   Mrs.   Carscaddeu,  -���������Itcosts$(l8.0otogo from Van-  wdowVT'f\  Cft'iforn'*   *"   ������'������  couycr.:.to 'K0rt Vimvitp    v   if.f    \,������T,ot Joh������  Cai-dwidden,  who  over G00 inilcH ,'^diSiSi * . ,U*,������ 5^"^ ptL? *���������b ^ of  ^*  I ork & Co.  Icadden,  grain  miles of railway  is   such  a : largo'  Jap-aJae, Varnishes,  Shellac, Kalsomine  m__._ -Brushes, etc., etc.  lawn Mowers, Hose ami Garden' Tools'  PRICES. RIGHT.  The largo assemblage wasldeathVyWoS i.������rd for the mind  mlI by the Bey. J. A. Petrio or friendf Ui^R^&k comPrellc������d. >'">, at any r(^  pirhr-ilnr ab nit  TneHUNXER-KENBRICKCoItd; THE   LEDGE,   GREENWOOD,   BRITISH COLUMBIA.  HiS BE1EMEIT,  |)UK'o lUiiritoil the hour, nnd many wero  tlie glances cast at it by the revelers.  When tin; hniids were near the hour  of I-.' every face was lurried toward j  the door nt   whii-h   the  guest  would  How a Famous Duelist Gave Up 1entl>l* Tl,e W"1U- wUo sat facIus tlie  entrance, gave nn order tluit the door  should tie unlocked. This wns done,  arid the con versa rlon gradually drop-  KIDNEY TROUBLE  Sujfered Ten Years���������Relieved in Three  Months Thanks to PE-RU-NA..  the Practice.  By   F.   A.   MITCH EL.  [Copyright, 1910, by American Press Asso.  clailon.J  Coiini Andreas Meunerzek, a Hunga-  peel off tiuril ihe clock struck 12, when  It ceaseti entirely.  A few minutes after 12 the door wns  thrown   open   liy  n   servant,  and  the  rlnn win. had fought many duels, aft-    la(i*v' *X0Wml l"i������ Hie apartment. Every  er having safely come out of his fifteenth encounter determined to retlro  from the field. Ou doing this he resolved lo give a banquet to those only  who could prove that they bad participated in at least five duels. Selecting  three of his frieuds, all of whom were  entitled under the condition to an invitation, .he asked them to examine  the credentials of those who claimed  the right to he present.  As I have said, the count proposed to  retire   after   Ills   fifteenth   encounter.  Some said ttint at his twelfth he had  shown a lack of nerve, which was re-!  pea ter and gi''������*r upon him in Ills sub- |  sequent encounters, nnd that the reu- I  son why lie intended to retire was that j  lie dare not continue in ihe Held.   Ills -  twelfth meeting was -with n more boy :  barely  eighteen years old.   The chat- .  lenge was sent with n statement that]  the count  had  killed  the challenger's  brother.   Whether it was ihe youth of  EVERT MAN EOSR.  this his twelfth adversary or the circumstance of that adversary's figuring  to avenge his brother or some superstition no oue knew, but Menneiuek  showed tin extreme distaste for killing  the boy, intending to pink hiiu. But  the youth fought so desperately that  the count was finally obliged to run  him through to save his own life. The  youth did not die, but it was said that;  ho would never recover from his  wound.  All these facts and e'ueouuters were  the talk of Vietiuu. and never was  there so much interest manifested in  any function as "the Immortal's" banquet celebrating his retirement from  the field Iu which he had so long held  the most conspicuous place. Kor two  ��������� months the committee examined credentials. Among the applicants was  oue woman. She had been out only  once, but claimed that for a woman to  fight a duel with a man was equivalent  to the record of "the immortal" himself. She declined to appear before  the committee, but siijt a certificate  of a physician' who had attended her  after her encounter in which she had  been wounded. The committee, all of  whom were gallant gentlemen, unanimously voted to udmit the applicant.  When the evening for the banquet  arrived Count Meunerzek received his  guests in an anteroom communicating  with the banquet hall. He looked  about as if for some one and said:  "But 1 have been told that 1 am to  entertain a lady.' 1 don't see her."  "She wrote, count," said one of the  invitation committee, "that since a  woman would be out of place among  so many men she would merely appear for a few minutes after coffee  is served."  The host led the way into the banquet room nud stood nt his seat at the  head of the table flanked by a man on  his right who had fought the next  greatest number of duels���������thirteen���������  and on his left by oue who had fought  the next number���������eleven. The others  were arranged In accordance with  their records. Oue seat was not occupied -thnt at the end of the table  opposite the count. It was reserved for  the lady.  For three hours there was the hum  of conversation, naturally about the  encounters of the conversers. while  tbe popping of corks represented those  contents wherein pistols or rlllefl had  been used. In several cases men met  men who hnd been adversaries. It  was singular to hear them discuss In  a friendly way combats in which they  had tried to kill each other. Then  there were those who hud fought and  hnd never been reconciled. Despite  the Injunction nt the host thnt every  man should be every .other man's  friend some of these glared nt one another as though they would Hue lo go  out again and settle their quarrel. One  couple attempted to leave the room  for such a purpose, but found themselves locked In. The count hud foreseen that the meeting of so many men  who hnd so often fought might kindle  anew some smoldering (lame and bad  token the necessary precautions.  Coffee had been brought on nnd had  been dmnk and still the one guest  In whom was felt more Interest than  in nn tne rest rc^t-ruei m.i nor iippeiu*.  .Meunerzek, whose spirits were.ul the  highest, called oul to I lie cu in m it tecum n who Iitid told him l lie lady would  ,1oIn them at c-oil'ee to know why she  did uot appear.  "I told her. count." was ihe reply,  "thnt I could not name the exact lime  toffee would be served, but I thought  it would be ul 12 o'clock. She will  be here lit thai hour."  There was soineililiig In this fighting woman coiine-ied with the witch-  lug hour of night that added to the  zest of her expected entrance. A clock  resting on a mantel over u broad lire-  innri rose,  The woman who was entitled to a  place among these duelists was about  twenty-five years old. of medium  height, a willowy licure and very dark  hair and eyes. She wore a cloak,  which she handed to the servant who  had admitted her. It was evident that  she hail been beautiful and that her  beauty had been lost by sorrow, for  her 1',-ice bore unmistakable signs of  having suffered She advanced to the  vacant chair at the end of the table  opposite Hie host, and as she seated  herself the others resumed their chairs.  .Meanwhile tlie expression on the  count's face changed to one of serious  nnd eager curiosity. He was the first���������  naturally the first since he wus the  last-to speak.  "Your face Is familiar to me, madam.  May 1 ask where I have met youV"  The answer came Icy cold:  "On the field.    It's to my encounter  with  you   that   I   am   entitled   to  tbe  honor of a place among you here."  "Pardon me;  I have never fought n  i woman."  ���������-you fought one you thought to be a  beardless boy.    I was that boy."  The count started. A slight pallor  overspread his face. The woman con  tinned:  "Tbe duel you fought before that,  count, was with my husband the day  after our marriage. I offered my for  tune to any man who would kill you  One tried to oblige me. hnrMost his  life in doing so. Then I felt that It  was my own time to act. Personating  the brother of this man who tried to  avenge me, 1 challenged yon and was  carried otf the field, as it was supposed, mortally wounded."  There was a pause. The clock on  the mantel ticked loudly in the other  wise sileut room. Then the woman  continued:  "As you see. I recovered. I ������as plan  uing further effort to punish you for  your many crimes when I heard that  you were about to retire from the dueling Held. 1 secured an iuvitation here  iu order that you might grace your retirement with one more victim. I have  a proposition."  The count continued to stare at his  only woman guest, but did not speuk.  "Ciontlemcn," continued tlie lady, "I  have no formal challenge for our host.  I simply request that we be furnished  with pistols and that some one of your  number will give us a signal. We can  do so as we sit and with a large number of expert witnesses to see fair  play."  No one spoke for a few moments:  then the man on the host's right said:  "Gentlemen, you hear the lady's proposition. It seems lo me that we are  in honor bound to accord her the opportunity she asks provided our host consents to her terms."  "1 will not light a woman," said the  count, almost with a groan.  "You Khali tight a woman." said the  lady, "or 1 will post you as a coward  all over the capital."  All looked toward the count. It  seemed that he read the hand of fate  in the coming of this woman whose  life lie had wrecked He sat irresolute, as if trying to make up his mind  what to do, whether to sacrifice her  or himself. There were too many witnesses for 111 tn to act any other part  than that of a man. He could not kill  a woman before them, especially one  he had so injured. If he did not kill  her she would kill him. lie must accept oue or the other of these alterna-  t ives.  "Come, count." snid his friend on  his right, "what Is your decision?"  "Bring ihe pistols," he replied in a  scarcely audible voice.  A smile of triumph lighted the face  of his adversary.  One of the guests who wns to stand  as second in an affair to come off in  the early morning had a case of dueling pistols within reach.    They were  C. B. F1Z12R, Mt. Sterling.Ky., says:  "7 have suffered with kidney and  bladder trouble for ten years past. $  'Lust   March   I   commouet:d   using  Poruna and continued for threo months.  I havo not used it since, ncr have I felt  % paiu." ,  ��������� '   : 't    ���������-*  Conclusive  Proof  An old farmer was skeptical as to  whether people who were miles apart  could really talk to each other over a  telephone wire.  One day his wife went to make a  visit to a distant nieiid who had a  telephone in her house. During the  afternoon the farai'ir visited a near  neighbor who also boasted a' house  telephone and who persuaded the  fanner to call up his wife as a little  surprise.  Following instructions he put the receiver to his ear, and, after the usual  preliminaries, he shouted:  ' "Hello, Jane."  Just then u Hash ot lightning caused  by the heat of the summer clay struck  the wire and he fell sprawling to the  floor. ,,  "It's wonderful: that' was Jane all  right."  Hadn't the Heart  ��������� Mr. HrLstlu (glaring at the applicant's shoes)���������What clo you mean by  coming in like this, sir? . There's  sointhing at the door for you to wipe  your feet on.  Applicant (thinking of ,thn gray-  hcatled doortender)���������Conic now; it  would be a shame, to assault a nice  old fellow like that.  "How far is it between thesr- two  towns?" naked the lawyer. "About  four mil. s as the flow cries." replied  the witness. "You mean as the cry  Hows." "No," put in the judge, "he  means as the fly crows." And they  all looked at'each other feeling that  .something was wrong.  Two failures met upon the road,  And muttered  : "Howdy-do!"  Said one: "I'm here because 1 bit  Off more than I could chaw."  The other smiled a wc.-.-ry smile,  And said: "I'm here because  I never tried to bite a thing -  I feared 'twould hurt my jaws."  A schoolboy assigned to prepare an  essay on clucks wrote: "The duck is  a low, heavy set bird, composed mostly of meat and .feathers. He is a  mighty poor singer, having a hoarse  voice, caused by getting so many frogt  in his neck. He lik s the water and  carries a top balloon in his stomach  to keep him from sinking. The duck  has only two legs, and they are set  so far back on his running gears by  nature that they came pretty near  missing his body. .Some clucks wher  Ihey get big have curls on .their tails,  and are culled drakes. Drakes don'l  have, to set or hatch, but just loaf, go  swimming, and eat. Tf I was to be i  duck I'd rather be a drake."  IHE  UMPIRE  WAS   GAME.  "Mother," said a small boy during  his first visit to the opera, "why does  father go out after each act?"  "Hush���������lie    goes    out    for    opera  glasses, my dear." .  ie  Squire���������"I hear you are getting  pension, Pat?"  "Yes."  "A  crown,  I  suppose?"  "No, sir; I got two."  "How's that?"  "Well, sir, 1 got one on my head and  the other in m'y hand."  The great secret of -the enormous  yield of French farms lies in the  high state, of perfection to which tlie  agriculturists of that country have  brought their top soils. *% '  The world's record for potato growing recently was broken in a competition in Derbyshire, England, when 220  pounds were raised from a single  pound if seed, cut. into 80 sets.  The most obstinate corns a-*d warts  fail to resist Holloway's Corn Cure.  Try it.  Mr. Meaklns (who is boarding out  for a few days)���������"By the wi'iy,' Mrs.  Perkins. I must confess the 'mutton  we had had for dinner today is not  the kind of moat to which I have been  accustomed." Mrs. Perkins: "Werry  likely not, sir.   I ahvis gits the best."  anickly stop* cougka,  ovrao golds,  heals  B������������   throat ������������<1   luuga,  ���������        ���������   25 oenta.  In the more remote  parts of rural  Roumania,  there   are  more than 50,  Do Not Dose With Furg'a-  tives-A Tonic is All  You Need  Not  exactly   sick���������but   not  feeling  quite  well.    ' That's  the    way    most  people feel in the spiing.   Easily tired,  appetite- fickle,  sometimes  headaches  and a feeling of depression.    Pimple.*-  or eruptions may appear on the skin,  or there may  be twinges of rheiinia  tism or neuralgia.   Any of these indicate that the  blood  is out of order;  that the indoor life of wint'r has left  its mark upon you, and may easily de  velop into more serious trouble.   Lon'i  close yourself with purgatives as man}  people clo, in the hope that you cai  put your blood right.   Purgatives gallop through  the  system  and  weaker,  instead of giving strength.   Any do.toi  will tell you this is true.    What you  need in the spring is a tonic that wil!  make  new  blood  and   build' up    th<-  nerves.    Dr.  Williams'   Pink  Pills is  the  only  medicine  that  can  do  this  speedily, safely and surely. Every dos  of   this    medicine    helps    make new  blood, which clears the.skin, strength  ens the  appetite,  and    makes   -tired  depressed men and women bright, ac  tive  and  strong.    Miss  Mary  Baker.  Tancock, N.S., says:    "Dr. Williams'  Pink Tills have been a great blessing  to mo.   Last year while I was attending school I became so weak and com  pletely   run   clown   that  I   thought  ]  would" have to give up going to school.  I  was affected with dizzy spells anc  would fall clown at any time. ��������� I got  half a dozen  boxes of Dr. Williams'  Pink Piils and before they were hal:  gone I felt my strength returning. Bj  the time I had used them all, the dizz;  spells were completely gone, and I was  again enjoying good health."  Sold by all medicine dealers or..bj  mail at 50 cents a box or six box"S foi  ?2.50 from The Dr. Williams' -Medi  cine Co., llrockvillc, Ont.  "You a-doctor! Why, nobody ir  their senses would employ you!"  Perhaps not, but I'm going to be  doctor for lunatics!"  And He Made the Kickers Play Out  tho Last Inning.  Speaking of the doiugs of the veteran umpires, an old timer claims that  Honest John Kelly is entitled to the  record for freak doings among the Indicator handlers. Back in tbe American association days, In u game played  on the old Ouiou grounds In Allegheny, palvln was pitching for Pittsburg  against Casey of the Athletics. Kelly  was the umpire. In the ninth inning,  with the score 5 to 0 ' In favor  of tbe Athletics, the first man up for  Pittsburg made a home run hit to center, and the visiting team at once sot  ap claim that it was too dark to play.  The center fielder came all the -way  In and pretended that he could not see  the ball in the gathering darkness.  "Here," said Kelly; "give me a glove,"  and with that lie started for center  field. "I'll see how dark It is out there."  he said. "You. Casey and Galvin. bat  aie oul a few." Players and spectators gasped, but Kelly made good his  bluff. lie wetit out to deep'center  and. with I lie smoke of the mills lying  low about him. actually;caught (en or  fifteen long line drives and high files  from Ihe bats of the two pitchers without missing one.  Then tlie umpire came in and. taklug  off his glove, said: "Play ball.' If I can  see 'em out there, you fellows can."  The game was resumed, and the Pitts-  burgs won in a great batting rally by  0 to 5.  SWJGORATSNG TONIC  WET AND DRY  MOONS.  Old Superstition and Cold Facts From  the Astronomers.  Tliere Is an old superstition which  dies hard, and that is that the position of tlie horns of the new moon  tells what the weather will be. If the  horns of the crescent are on the same  level it will hold water, nndi heuce it  is" a dry moon, but if it is tipped up  then the water will run out, aud it is  a wet raoou.  One thing has helped keep this belief alive. Tbe moon is "dry" in the  part of the spring that is usually fair,  while it is' "wet" during the season of.  autumn rains.  If this were a mire sign of the  weather we could have our predictions published many years in advance, for uu astronomer can-predict  the exact position of t he moon at any  time iu the future.  The cause for tbe different positions  of the cresceut is'siruple. The moon is  south of the sun In the autumn and  north of it in spring. The crescent is  found by the light of the sun falling  ou the moou, and the horns are naturally In a Hue perpendicular to the direction of the sun from the moon.  That is all there is to this old superstition.  Miss Ella Muriel Wood, ef Brownsville, Ont., lays ; " Two years ago I was  going into a decline. I 'could hardly  drag myself across the floor, I could not  sweep tlie carpet. If I went for ft rlrire,';  I had to Ko down when I came back;  if I went for a mile on my wheel I was  too weak to lift; it, through the gateway,  sad last time I came iu from having; a  spin I dropped utterly helpleis from  fatigue. My father .would give me no  peace until I secured P8YCHIXE,  knowing it wai excellent for decline or  weakness. I must sny the results are'  wonderful and people remarked my improvement. Iustead of a little, pale,  hollow-cheeked, listless, melancholy girl,  I am to-day .full of life, ready for a  aleigh-ride, a skating match,' or an  erening party with nny one, and a few  months age I could not struggle to  church, 40 rods from my home. I hare  never had the slightett cause to fear  ���������ay return of the digesto."  For sale by all Druggists and Dealers,  50c and $1.00  Dr. T. A. - Slocum Limited,  Toronto I  RESTORES THE APPETITE  Stop the Cough.���������Coughing is cuser  by irritation in tlie respiratory pass  000 cave dwellings, inhabited by more i ages and is tlie effort to dislodge ob  than 250,000 peasants, with arrange-1 struct ions that come from inflammn  ments almost as primitive as in the tion of the miiscous membranes  stone age.  Catarrh Cannot Be Cured  Treatment with Dr. Thomas' Eclectri-  Oil will allay the inflammation and ii  conse-uence the cough will cease. Tn  ..    .���������.���������������������������     .u . w   it, arid vou will use no other prepara-  with LOCAL APPLICATIONS, as thejr cannot reach    ..'       .    ��������� ,, '  the Beat ot the dlseaso.    Catarrh to a blood or conatl-   noil  101   a COICI.  tutloual disease, and In order to cure It you muit take   Internal remedies.   Hall's Catarrh Cure to token In-1     (<T ..      ; , t.      ������������������n;���������.i u_���������i,0  ternally. and acts directly upon the blood and mucous 1 suppose;     said tlie C> 111C01 Pacne  surfaces.   Hall's Catarrh Cure to not a quack mcdl-   ]or   [Q   ^]le   young   bride,   "that      yoill  husband s love is fiery hot?  cine. It was prescribed by one ot the beat phyalclans  m this country tor yeara and U a regular prescription.  It Is composed of the best tonics known, combined  with the best blood purifiers, acting directly on the  mucous surfaces. The perfect combination ot the  two Ingredients Is what produces such wonderful results in curing catarrh. Send for testimonials, free.  F. J. CHENEY * CO.. Props., Toledo. O,  Sold by Drugclflta. price 76c.  Take Hall's Family FUls tor constipation.  "I trust, Miss Smith," remarked a  persevering young man, a3 he rose to  , ��������� , .   depart, "that I have not taken up too  brought.   The count appointed one of <much of your vaiuabie time?-"  "Well," admitted the bride, " 'tain'l  so hot that it will kindle the morning  fire."  Confucius.  Confucius regarded his own life as a  failure. He'spoke agalust ambition,  yet he coveted,high oflice. nothing less  than that of political adviser to some-  great ruler. A man of the highest  lineage In China, he was yet poor and  early supported himself by teaching.  His pupils showed him an extraordi-.  nary devotion. The pick of the young  men in his natlve-stale-of-Lu sat-at  his feet, and it was they 'who transmitted his tremendous influence. . Cut  Confucius saw uot his immortal success, but his temporal failure. Only  for a few brief years did circumstances  permit him to exercise his practical  genius for government. He became  first a magistrate, theu chief criminal  judge in Lu, and, to quote Professor  Legge, "crime ceased." Confucius,  however, became dissatisfied with the  ruler whom,he served, a weak man  who neglected his duty and gave himself up more and more to dissipation,  so he resigned his post and banished  himself.���������London Spectator.  r  ST9JL3IP, BUSH ARja  TREE  PULLERS  If you h"ave land to clear, no matter where it is, with stumps, standing trees or sirnull bush alders or  willows, we have the nwichirie, awl  apparatus for. doing the work, and  we sell our machine ��������� on a  tjuariimitee' that il will worJc faster, be easier a>nd mo-re oonveaiiient _  than any oilier niiaohine on the  mai-iket. It is aljo the only M������rJ-  loaib'le Iron Stum-p machine rmade.  Do not fool away time and money  with old dilapidated oast iron ma-  chifties. If you write for Catalogue  "S" you will get full particular!  LINDSAY, CANADA.* an  Ad-drMS :���������  "    CANADIAN  SWENSONS  LIMITED,  bis guests to act for him. and the lady  appointed another to act for her.  But such action was superfluous.  The count knew that he was doomed  and it mattered not whether he was  or was uot properly served. As for  the lady, she cared uot for her life  provided she could kill the man who  had slain her husband almost at the  very bridal.  The pistols having been examined,  one was handed to the count, tbe  other to the lady. One of the guests  rose from his chair, holding a handkerchief In his hand.  "Are you ready?" he asked.  "Ready," said the lady in a firm  voice.  The count gave the speaker a look  to signify that he was ready.  Tbe handkerchief fluttered to the  table. A single shot rang out. Tho  count fell dead. His weapon bad not  Seen discharged.  "Not at all," replied the girl. "The  time you have taken up has been of  no value to me whatever, I assure  you I"  Minard's Liniment for sale everywhere  Joe���������"I havo got a good job at last,  Ben, me boy."  Ben���������"What be cloin'?"  Joe���������"Oh, I'm a cashier in a p'lice  orfis, Joe, ancl a rattling good job it  is."  Ben���������"A cashier in a p'lice orfis,  Joe. What's that? I never 'card of  that afore.    What's yer dooty?"  Joe���������"Duty! I counts the coppers  as they comes in."  I was cured bf Adit? Bronchitis bv  MINARD'S  LINIMENT.  Bay of Islands. J. M. CAMPBELL.  . I was cured of Facial Neuralgia by  MINARD'S LINIMENT.  Springhill, N.S.        WM. DANIELS  I was cured of Chronic Rheumatism  by MINARD'S LINIMENT.  Albert Co., N.B.     GEO. TINGLEY.  "To what do you ascribe your success in acquiring money?"  "Partly to the success of other men  in letting go of it," replied the great  financier.  Do It Now.���������Disorders of the digestive apparatus should be dealt- with at  once before complications arise that  may be difficult to cope with. The surest remedy to this end and one that i.s  within roach of all, is Parmelee's Vegetable Pills, the bc.it laxative and  sedative on llui market. Do not delay,  but try them now. One trial will convince anyone that they are the  best  One Scotch casually insurance com  -ianv is offering policies   to   aviators,.   . ,  -       . .      ,.   . -       .  while another* will extend  all  future   "tomnch regulator that can bs got.  ���������)oliei".s to cover the risk of aviation  ancl ballooning.  Oh,   Piffle  There was a young man from the west  Who loved a young lady with zest.  So hard did he press her  To make her say "Yes, sir,"  That he broke three cigars in his vest.  An Educational Mistake  Fond Mother���������See here, Miss Teacher, I want my girl to have everything  proper about her schoolin'.  Teacher���������Well, hasn't she, madam?  Fond Mothcr*-No, she hasn't.   She  just told me she's stuclyin' them common nouns.���������Baltimore American.  Send for free sample to Dept. N.U., National Drug & Chemical Co., Toronto.  What Smythe Did  "Once upon a time tliere lived a  good man who was soliciting contributions for the erection of an orphan  asylum," said the story-teller. "He  had been to many rich people and received liberal contributions, which  were entered in n book he had for  that purpose. Among these marry  names appeared 'Mrs. Robert Smythe.'  The good man went to Mr. Smythe'^  oflice, and, showing him the contri-  million entered by Mrs. Smythe, asked if ho would not give a like sum.  Ancl what do you suppose he did?"  "Well, I suppose he doubled it," remarked a listener.  "Doubled it? Not Rupert!" exclaimed the toller of the story. "Why,  he simply took his pen and wrote,  'Mr. and   before his wife's name and  In ils initial stages a cold is a local  ailment easily dealt with. But many  neglect it and the result is often the  development of distressing seizures of  the bronchial tubes and lungs that  render life miserable for the unhappy  victim. As a first aid tliere is nothing  in the handy medicine line so certain  in curative results as Bickle's Anti-  Consumptive Syrup, the fur-famed  remedy for colds and coughs.  A Little Consideration  A few more smiles of silent sympathy, a few more tender, words, a  little more reslraint in temper, may  make all the difference between happiness and hiilf-happiness to those I  live with.���������Stopford Brooke.  Don't Give Up.  Among some skaters was a boy so  small aud so evidently a beginner that  his frequent mishaps awakened tbe  pity of a tender hearted If not wise  spectator.  "Why, sonny,-you are getting all  bumped up," she said. "I wouldn't  stay on the Ice and keep falling down  so; I'd just come off and watch the  others."  The tears of the last downfall were  still rolling over the rosy cheeks, but  the child looked from his adviser to  the shining steel on his feet- and answered, half indignantly:  "1 didn't get some new skates to give  up with; I got 'em to learn how with."  Life's hard tasks are never sent for  us "to give up with;" they are always  Intended to awaken strength, skill and  courage lu learning how to master  them.���������Selected.  iwtiK  A pure Fruit Jelly Powder���������hiit the  Until pure Calvei foot Jelly flavored  enly by the pure fiuIL  Pare Gold Jelly Powders  (Trait Hark KeflitertJ)  Offer you "Better Quality" on the table���������less work In the kitchen.  Our Book of Recipe* Sent Free  Ltt ui lead you our raluible Utile book "Tin         Secret of Deilcioui Deiiem." Ittelli you how       I ~������  to make any number of dainty deiiem and de-  Hcloui talidi In rcry little time ������ni almost no  treablf at all,  , Pure Gold Mfg. Co., Limited  Toronto  56a  SemaU* on ������������������a.uaat  leni ui 10c in stamps to pay packing andpostareand let ui lend you  fentroui samples of our Vanilla  and Lemon Extracts and a small can  of Balclnf powder. Mention your  [ownaad dealer's name and addrru.  Narrow Escape.  She���������Of course he bored me nwfully,  but 1 don't think I showed It. Every  time I yawued I just hid it with my  hand. Lie (trying lo be gallant)���������Really 1 don't see how a hand so. small  could-er���������hide - er ��������� that Is ��������� beastly  weather we're having. Isn't It?  Told Often Enough.  "I ought to know what Is right and  proper,"  "So?"  "Yes; I've three grownup daughtern  at home to tell me."-Detroit Free  Press.  An Encouraging Message  ������w������������������.��������� ��������������������������� aaan^junwr-'  mmmsmmmmmm  mammmamtsm  BSS33  smsm  handed the book back,"  THfi#  An Old Saying Amended.  The   Man���������Won't  you   marry   me,  then?    Bachelor  (Jlrl-Certnlnly  not!  When singleness Is bliss 'tis folly to  be wives.���������Illustrated Bits.  A man nnrnt be excessively stupid  an well as uucliaritahle who believes  there Is no virtue but on his own side.  ���������Addison.  Located  Mr. Brown, looking for his wife,  asked the cook:  "Bridget, can you tell me of my  wife's whereabouts?"  Bridget, evidently embarrassed, hesitated before replying. "I think they  arc in the wash, son-."  W. N. U,, No. 788.  What St. Peter Said  A shade bustled up lo St. Peter.  "My good man," he said, "will you  tell me where I must go to procure  souvenir postcards?"  And St. Peter (eyeing him sourly),  told him where lie could go."  I have * message of hope and good cheer, of encouragement  ���������nd Inspiration to every sufferlnir woman. I have endured the  torture due to female troubles and the consequent deipondency  and mental agony almost to the point of despair, and I have  been restored from this condition to a state of vigorous health,  and to - the ' happy, exhllarutiiis frame of mind which accompanies physical well being. This change has been brought  about wholly by the use of ORANGE   LILY.  In addition I have had the Jjrlvllege and pleasure of Inducing multitudes of other suffering women to give ORANQE  LILY a trial, and have received thousands of enthusiastic acknowledgments of the blessings It lias brought to them. The  following Is a sample:  Truro, N. S., April 5, 190������.  Dear Mrs. Cnrrah,���������Your very kind letter was received yesterday. In reply to your question about my health, I am  thankful to say that 1 am very well. As I have never given  you a statement of my case you may be Interested In It.  For several years I have suffered untold agony. This suffering was continuous,  but I would have violent attacks every few weeks, each attack lasting several  days. Tho first Sunday In November, I felt the pain increasing and so did not go  to prayers. The rest of the family did go, and soon after the forcing down palne  selted me and I had to remain on the floor until their return. I was In great  pain all night and waavvcry sick for a whole week.  Then Mrs. L. came to see-me and told,me of your wonderful medicine. I got  my husband to send for It right away, as I was too. sick to write myself. (My  doctor could do nothing for me.) I have used 5 boxes of ORANGE LILY, have  had three months of good rest, and am now well, never better In my life. I have  r.ot had the old pains since. I often ask my husband if It Is myself that Is going  around and doing my own work. J can scarcely believe It. It brings tears-of Joy  to my eves.   I could shout It to all the world.   I cannot spoak enough In Its praise.  Your friend, MBS. E. H. P.  Receiving as I do, dozens of such reports each day, I feci Impelled to make>  known to my suffering sisters the merits of ORANGE LILY. It differs from  other so-called remedies In that It Is not taken Internally. It Is a strictly local  treatment and Is applied directly to the;affected organs. Its curative element!  arc absorbed Into the congested tissues, expelling the stagnant forolgn matter ���������  which has been Irritating the membrane and oppressing the nerves, and a grow,  mg feeling of? physical and mental relief is noticeable almost from the starl. It  Is a positive, scientific remedy, and even If you use no more than tho Free Trial  treatment  you  will  be very  materially benoflted.  FREE TRIAL. OFFER     '__  I want every reader of this, who  suffers In any way from painful  monthly periods, Irrcgnlarltlos, leu-  corrhoea, Inflammation or congestion  of the womb, pains In the hack, etc.,  to send me their addresses, nnd I  will forward at once, without charge,  10 days' treatment. If your case is  not fur advanced It may cntlrolv cure  you, and In ttnv event It will do you  much good. I am-so earnest In making this statement, and so positive  thot It [���������> true, that I trust every  euffercK-A/ho reads this notice will  take advantage of my offer and get  cured ot  home,   without a doctor's  ������������������ ,_^-^__���������s-^���������-     ������������������������������������  bill.   Address, enclosing 8 stumps, MRS. FRANCES D. CUrtRAH, Windsor, Onu  'li  n  I  M |  :1  1  n  '!:  feWSSSfiSttSStt! I���������  \  <��������� '    ���������:.;���������. ������������������'-.'.-i v.* .���������'., <���������: ���������'*- ;- A/--:;-"';,'t^f^  THE' LEDGE,   GREENWOOD,   BRITISH COLUMBIA.  T'^4  ' is a wonderful food-medicine for all ages of "mankind. It will make, the  delicatc,"sickly baby strong  and well���������will give the  pale, anemic girl rosy,  cheeks and rich, red blood.  It will put'' flesh on the  bones of the' tired, overworked,  thin , man,   and  ' will keep the aged man  or woman in condition to  resist colds or pneumonia  in the winter.  FOlt SALE UT ALL UHCOGISTS  Ghastly Retrieving  Lord Robert Inncs-Ker, at a dinner  in New York, said of a New .York wit.  "His wit always hits the mark. It  is not like the shooting of a friend of  mine.       " - .  "My friend went rabbit shooting on-  day with a'fine retriever dog. ��������� A rabbit suddenly appeared and my friend  let go both barrels.      '    ,  "The dog, that never failed to retrieve a shot, uttered a mournful cry,  and returning with its own toil in its-  mouth laid it reproachfully ��������� at my  friend's feet."  DAMES AND DAUGHTERS.  Send 10c., nam* of panor and thla ad. for im  boatitlful Surlnca Bunk mid Ontld'a hlci-tch-Book  Aaoh buuk uonulni * Qood Luck 1'cmuy.  SCOTT & BOWNE  I2G Wellington JVlr.it. Watt      Toronto. Oat  Or Else Burn-  Andrew Carnegie, apropos of his  epigram about the disgruce of dying  rich, said at a dinner in Washington:  "Why should anyone die rich?  There are no pockets in a shroud, and  as for the man who'd like to take his  money away with him, why even if  he .managed to do so, it would only  melt."    ���������     -' V  "You see,' said a despondent mai  oii Saturday, "some people has gooc.  luck and some people has bad luck.  Now, I*remember I was walking alonj:  the street .with Tom Jellicks, and he  went down one side of it and I wen  down the other. We had not' ,gonc  more than half-way down when-, he-  found a pocket-book with f?50 in' it.  and I stepped on a woman's dress  and so got acquainted with my preseni  wife. It was always-so," added he  with a sigh; "that Tom Jellicks wa.<  the luckiest man in the world, and 1  never had any luck."  There  was  a suspicious  fire  in    r  store in a city' not   far   from 'New-  York recently, and two insurance me  were sent to look over the ruins.  "What clo you think caused it  Billy?" asked one., ."Well, Torn, yoi  take my word for it-that friction war  responsible. Yes, sir, friction���������a $10,  000 policy rubbing against, an ,f8,0OC  stock.  For a number of years Canada has  been exporting to the Unit������d State-  about $1,500,000 worth of furs annually, about one-half the Dominioii'.-  output.  Mrs. Crawford���������"You must love your  husband very dearly if you save all  the letters he sends you while you're  in the country." ,'  Mrs. Crabshaw���������"I am keeping them  , for comparison, my dear. I'm sure to  catch -him in a lie."  STATEMENT OF  A TRAVELLER  Miss Caroline McOIII of the University of Missouri faculty has 'been  made a scholar of a Naples association for promoting scientific research  try women.  Miss Belle Snulres, a music teacher  in Chicago, has refused to pay a personal tax, urging that without a vote  she would be submitting to tyranny  'o pay a tax.  Mrs. Helen Troy of Auburn, N. Y.,  lias been received into full membership ot the Six Nations.' She has devoted ihe last fourteen years to study  riml research regarding the Iroquois  traditions.  , Mine. Anna Rogstad, tbe first woman  member of the storthing, which is the  lower house in the Norwegian parliament, was a teacher in one of the pri-,  rnary grades of ,the public schools Iu  t'hristlaiila when elected.  Mine, de la Roche has won an air  pilot's license from the French Aero  club by flying four times around the  ���������ivlntion course at Hellopolls, a total  distance of twelve miles. Slie Is tho  first woman to get this distinction.  Miss Jeaiiette Miriam Goldberg of  Jefferson, Tex., arid Philadelphia, field  secretary of the Jewish Chaulaucjua  movement, is oue of the foremost  Jewish women of the world and one  whose work along social Hues has extended through practically every state  in the United States,and into many  foreign countries.  For   this   reason   internal   treatment  fails to cure���������Success of DR.  '.*    CHASE'S OINTMENT.  Experience with   _the   use of   Dr.  without benefit.   Dr. Chase's Ointment  cured me completely "  Mrs. Chas. Gilbert, Haystack, Pla-  contia Bay, Nfld., writes:���������I was a  sufferer from Salt   Rheum   for   ten  Chase's Ointment will soon convince!years"and was cured by eight boxes of  anyone that Eczema is a disease of  the skin and not of the blood. .  A large .percentage of the cures  brought about by Dr. Chase's Ointment are after the patient has become  tired of tedious internal 'treatment  with no apparent result.  Apply Dr. Chase's Ointment mid it  is not. long until there is relief from  the dreadful itching and a beginning  of the process of healing up the sores.  When you have tested this soothing  healing ointment you will wonder why  you ever wasted time with internal  treatment for eczema.  Mr. A. D. Macauley, S!ornoway,  Que, writes:���������"I had itching eczema  on my leg for over five years and tried  Dr., Chase's Ointment. I am heartily  thankful for this cure and want to-recommend Dr. ..Chase's Ointment to  other sufferers."  Dr. Chase's Ointment is wonderfully  soothing and healing. By its antiseptic powers it cleans out the sores, stops  the agonizing itching and soon sets up i activity  Needed Them   Badly  Old George Kettle rushed in the  Trotvvood telegraph office the' other  day with a small package wrapped in  a newspaper under his arm.  "Telegraph this> lo my wife down to  Dayton, Harvey," lie said to the telegraph clerk, thrusting the package  through the little window.-     ,  "No, no, George, we can't do' anything like that," laughed the clerk.,  "Drat ye," .said George, angrily,  "ye got to do it. It's my wife's teeth."  ���������Kansas City Times.  The fat fiddi >r at the children's  fancy dress ball suddenly ceased pLy-  ing, and glared after a wee maiden  dancing in a set of quadrilles.  "What's the matt r with you,  Scraper," bellowed the leader, incensed at his subordinate's unexpected in-  HMH FOR YEARS  "FhulT-A-TIVES" BRINGS BELIEF  the process of healing which means  thorough cure, if the treatment is persisted in.  Why not get the cure started to-day?  If you are a sufferer from eczema "or  any form of itching skin disease you  will thank the day you heard of Dr.  Chase's Ointment. 60 cts. a box, all  dealers or Edmanson, ��������� Bates & Co.,  Toronto, Can.   Write for free copy of  many remedies and   several   doctors , Dr. Chase's Recipes.  mimg������8ma)m&mm������!m.i  TALES  FP.0M  THE  WONDERFUL WEST  IS  Diner���������"Look her\ waiter, that lob  ster is without a claw.   How's that."  Waiter���������"You see, they're so fresh,  these lobsters, they fight with each  other in the pantry."  Diner���������"Well, take that.one. away  ancl bring me one of the winners."  First Golfer (who    is    beating the  .curate hollow)���������"never mind, Sanders.  You wait till you"are saying the burial  service over my grave!"  Sanders���������".But, my good man,   even  'then' it will be your hole!"  SURE   DODD'S   KIDNEY   PILLS  CURED  HIS DIABETES.  KIDNEYS WBON&?   If they are you   are   in   danger.  '    When through weakness or disease  the kidneys fail to filter the impurities    from    the    blood,    trouble  comesrat once.    Backache, Rheumatism,  Sciatica,  Gravel,  Diabet-  - es, Gall Stones and the deadly  Bright's Disease are some of the  results of neglected.kidneys^. Dr.  Morse's Indian Root Pills contain  a most effective, diuretic which  strengthens and stimulates \ the ������������������  kidneys so that they do their work  thoroughly and well.   Try  DR.   MORSE'S  INDIAN     ROOT    PILLS  MADE IN CANADA  Geo. H. Watterworth, of Rodney,  Feels Like a Boy Again After Suffering From the, Most Deadly of  Kidney Diseases.  Rodney, Ont. (Special).���������Mr. Geo.  H. Watterworth, a well-known travelling salesman, whose home is in this  place, makes an unqualified statement  that he was cured of Diabetes b}  Dodd's  Kidney Pills.  "Yes," Mr. Watterworth said when  asked regarding his cure, "Dodd's  Kidney Pills cured me of Diabetes. I  took thirty-seven boxes in all, but today I am restored to good health. -  "I was also troubled with Rheumatism and Headache, my sleep was bro  ken and unrefreshing and I was always tired and nervous. But Dodd's-  Kidney Pills cured me and now I feel  just like I did when I was a boy."  Dodd's Kidney Pills cure Diabetes  because it is a Kidney disease and  there is no form of Kidney- disease  Dodd's Kidney Pills will not cure.  Mr. Watterworth's other ailments  were caused by diseased Kidneys failing-to strain impurities out of the  blood, and Dodd's Kidney Pills cured  them by curing the sick Kidneys.  Things Theatrical.  Logan Paul Is in the company play-  !ng "Thp Sijuaw Man." ���������  Oscar Wilde's play, "The Duchess of  Padua," is to be produced in London  by (Jporge Alexander.  Sheldon Lewis has been engaged by  Harrison Grey Fiske for Mrs. Fiske's  '���������ompany in "Pillars of Society."  "The Dawn of a Tomorrow," Id  which Eleanor Robson has beeD  starred, will be produced in Berlin.  \\ A- Brady Is shortly to produce a  play called "The Detective," lu whieh  .he chief ligure Is a woman detective.  Douglas J. Wood has been engaged  ro play leading Shakespearean parts  with the Ben Greet company In New  .York.  Olga Nethersole will have a spring  season iu London, opening in May.  She may later on make a tour of the  South American cities.  - It is said that E. H. Sothern and  Miss Julia Marjowe will not act together next sea������ou and that Miss Mar-  owe may visit Australia.  . A raven in the London Zoological  Gardens recently was operated on for  'cataract aha"provided with spectacles  fastened to its head with a sort of  hood.  A French government commission  has reported that the practice of firing, canon at clouds to disperse hailstorms prevalent among the vineyards of that country is valueless.  Pa���������"But, young man, do you think  you can mr'ke my little girl happy?"  Suitor���������"Do I? Say, I wish you  could 'a seen her when I proposed!"  Tales of Cities.  Dropped my rosin/' answered  Scraper, still keping one eye on the  quadrilles. - -  "Well never mind!" objected the  leader. "Go on playing; you'll get it  presently."  "Go on playin' be dashed!" retorted  > '"��������� ,'."'.  .-. '. ,;??���������  Best Yeast  in tlie World  Sold and  Used  Eyerpwhere  e. w.ciiiettCo., ua  Toronto, Out.  Dr. Pilman���������" You needn't worry  about your wife. She has a remarkable constitution."  Henpex���������"Say, doc, you ought to  see her by-laws, rules, and regulations."  A large deposit of quartz containing GO per cent, of antimony recently was discovered near the centre of  Servia.  "Get any valentines yesterday?"  "Yes, indeed.   Three more than my  dearest chum."  MICKELSON'S  KILL-EM-QUICK  GOPHER POISON  > Guaranteed to kill gophers, squirrels, Hold mice,  rround how, rats, mice, wolves, coyotes, rabbits  In every home where Baby's  Own Tablets are used you will  find rosy, sturdy, good-natured  children, because -the Tablets  cleanse the stomach and bowels,  aid digestiou and thus bring  perfect health. And you can  give them with equal safety to  the new born baby or the well  grown child. Mrs. A. K. McLeod, Woodstock, Ont., says: "I  have used Baby's Own Tablets  since my baby was two weeks  old and have found them of  great benefit for the ailments of  childhood, especially for stomach and bowel troubles and  when teething." Sold by medicine dealers or by mail at 25  cents a box from The Dr. Williams' Medicine Co., Brock-  ville, Ont. ;"  Singapore has been for some years  the most prosperous and progressive  ;-lty in the far east.  The city of Peklu has supplanted its  insanitary wells with a thoroughly  modern system of waterworks, including pumping stations, settling tanks,  filtration beds aud wa'ter towers.  The maiden name of Nassau street.  New York, was Pie Woman's lane. It  was opened In l(i!)U by a man named  Kay, who was granted the 'right to  make it a cartway to what Is now  City Hal! park:     .  "Forwiud" is the motto of Atlanta.  (}a., and her taxpayers seem more  tlian willing to live up to it, Recently  by a large majority they voted lo issue  ���������N'J.tilKJ.tXJO of bonds for permanent improvement. $iiuu.0U0 of the issue to be  used for (he schools. A new hospital,  a crematory, a complete sewer system  and water extensions are also provided  tor.  Now  Lassie  Kindly Gie Attention  Till we make brief an' hasty mention  of Sic' a Great and Good Invention  as  Golden West Washing Powder  'Twill Save Ye Muckle Time ah' Splatters  An' Ye may Tend To Other Matters  While Bonnie Bessie Does   the   Platters;  It Clanes the Things Sa' Aisily.   ���������  'Tis Only a Shillin' the   Three-Pun-Packet -  An' Ye'Mun See the   Premiums���������Lass  (Design Protected by Copyright.)  ������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������^������������������^���������^������������������������������������������>*������*������*t>^������>������������������������������������������>������������a<t*������a)+6'>4M  ��������� ' *' <>  A doctor who had recently marri *d  a young widow arrived home after performing a serious but successful operation on a patient.  "How did it go?" asked his wife.  "Oh, I pull d him through, but it  was a stiff job."  "How clever you are, Tom," remarked the admiring spouse. "If I  had only married you four years ago r  feel certain that poor John (her 'first  husband) would have baen saved."  MRS. FRANK CATON >  Frankville, Ont., Sept. 27, 1909.   ...  "I suffered for years from headachet-'  aud pain in the back, and I consulted'  doctors and took every remedy obtain-/  able without any relief.    Then I began  , taking "Fruit-a-tives", the famous fruit  afore; juice tablets, and this was the  onlv  ;ooa.'-  now I am entirely well of aH my dread- -  ful headaches and backaches". '  (Signed) MRS. FRANK EATON.  500a box, 6 for $2.50 or trial box, 25c  ���������  At dealers or from Fruit-a-tives Limited,  Ottawa.  Scraper.   "My rosin'll be done t f (    __  the set!   Queen Mary down there 'as; medkinethaVever~drdme'auyreaigi  picked  it  up  an' given   'alf. of  it to { I took several boxes altogether,  Romeo an   they're a suckin' it for nil -    they're worth."  REST AND PEACE  Fall     Upon    Distracted     Households  When Cuticura Enters  Sleep for ski-i-tortured babies and  rest for tired, lrett^d mothers is found  in a hot bath witn Cuticura Soap and  a gentle anointing with Cuticura  Ointment. This treatment, in the majority of cases, anords immediate relief in the most uistressing forms of  itching, burning, scaly and crusted  tumours, eczemas, rashes, inflammations, irritations nnd chafings, of infancy and childhood, permits rest and  sleep to both parent and child, and  points-to a speeuy cure when other  remedies fail.  Worn out and worried parents  will find this pure, sweet and economical treatme.it realizes their highest expectations and may be applied  to the youngest infants as well as  children of all ages. The Cuticura  .Remedies are solu by druggists everywhere.  Wrong Perspective  She���������But, perhaps, dear, you don't  approach father properly.  He���������Yes, I did; but, unfortunately,  I turned around.  is the word to remember  - wiiea you need a remedy  frPnamU  Church and Clergy.  Forty-two per cent of the clergy live  to be septuagenarians.  The oldest i'lesbyterian church in  the United States is said to be the one  at Southampton, N. Y. The building  was erected in 1707 aud was dedicated  lu 1700.  In the English Church Times the  clerical obituary for 11)00 contains 461  names. The ages of 370 of the deceased clergymen are mentioned, and  these show the attainment of an average age of seventy-one and one-half  years.  Rev. S- M. Stewart, who has spent  eight years on the northern coast of  Labrador, says that up there It Is often a question of starvation or a diet  of raw seal. He says that It tastes  like a combination of codfish and beefsteak with a dash of rabbit thrown in.  To Prevent Danger of Impurities in Delivering from the Oven to the  Home, Insist on Your Baker Wrapping his Bread in Our Wrappers.  We are the Originators of Bread Wrappers Now Used by leading Bakers of Ottawa, Montreal, Toronto, and other Cities.  THE E.B. EDDY CO., Hull, CANADA  A simple-hearted and truly devout  country preacher, who had tasted but  few of the drinks of the world, took  Qinner with a high-toned family, wh.rj  a glass of milk punch was quietly set  rkn\n by each plate. In silence" and  happiness this new Vicar of Wakefield  quaffed his goblet and then added:  "Madam, you should daily thank God  for such a good cow."  Minard's Liniment Cures Burns, Etc.  In connection with the agitation  for a purer milk supply, a British authority claims 200,000 men in England  and Wales are afflicted with tuberculosis.  *&i&3r..  fftffo YOUR OWN SHIRTS  -.*������  AI  I  A new invention, The Hang-Alone  Skirt Marker, will secure for you an  absolutely accurate and even bottom  line for dresses, without any assistance. Invaluable to women who make  their own clothes and to professional  dressmakers as well. Simple in construction.   Any person can use it.  Costs One Dollar���������Lasts a Lifetime  Send  for . free    descriptive    circular.  Address:  P. O. BOX 1497,   WINNIPEG,   MAN.  ������>������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������>���������������������������������������>������������������) ������>������^^^������>^������������>4>������������������������>*������>������o*>������<������*> ������������������)������>������������������>  The Real Liver Pill.���������A torpid liver  means a disordered system, mental depression, lassitude and in the end, if  care be not taken, a chronic state of  debility. The very best medicine to  arouse the liver to healthly action is  Parmelee's Vegetable Pills'. They are  compounded of purely vegetable substances of careful selection and no  other pills have their fine qualities.  They do not gripe or pain and they are  agreeable to tne most sensitive  stomach.  VETERAN SCRIP i;  FARWi LOANS  We will accept a first mortgage on improved farm land and  sell you Veteran Scrip in this  way at regular cash price.  Write to-day for loan application  YOUR OPPORTUNITY IS NOW  Canada Loan & Realty Co., Ltd,  Winnipeg.  ���������>  ������������������*���������������������������������>���������������������>���������������������������������������������������������������������������������)<>������>��������������� a)���������������<,  V. '  < >  < >  < ���������  < I  'What is  PAGE WHITE FENCES  rare Fences near Best���������Styles'for Lamu. Parks. Farms and Railroads. 14,000 mPes of Pae������  Fences and 73.000 face Gatea now in use in Canada. Our mill Fences sue better than tYcr. G������l  Utest prices aud booklet,  ���������3w R. LANGTRY  137 BANNATYNE ST. E. WINNIPEG FENCE A.ND GATES IN STOCK  "Dad!"   "Yes, my son.  an ultimate consumer."  "An ultimate consumer, my boy, is  the one that gets the hash!"  Alt mothers can put away anxiety  regarding their suffering " children  when they.have Mother Graves' Worm  Exterminator to give relief. Its effect  are sure and lasting.  !������������������  Just Think of tt! With the SAME Drc  you can color AN V kind of cloth P*rf*ctly~No  chance of mistakes.   All colors iu cents from  Sour DniK-giu or Draler.   Sample Card and  ooklet Free.     Ths Johnson-RIoharda������n  Co., Limited)   P'Pt- Q-. Montreal, Que.  Facts From France.  She���������"What mukes you think that  Miss Giggles has such a sweet disposition?"  He���������-"Because she is always smiling."  She���������"That is not her disposition;  that's her new teeth."  Minard's Liniment    Cures    Dandruff.  In the first, seven months this year  over 70,000 persons'' emigrated from  Great    Britain    to     British    North  nnd badfl-aru or tho purchase prico refunded. _76c  ntzo package contains 2.000 poisonous doses and tho  f 1.25 Mte 4,000. for the extermination of the gopher  nnd squirrel pest.  I     Prices on Quantity Ordera  !   f(������. Fits. "'   7'eJl't $1.25 slie  ' 1 package .75 each $1.26 each  6     "^ .70   " l.W  "  '���������25     " .65   " 1.15  "  100     " .60 1.10  "  ���������200      *" .58   " 1.06   "  800      ���������' .57 1.03   " ]  BOO     "   V _ .65  ."���������/...' J.00  " I  "K1LL-EM-QU1CK" is sold and can le secured at, ,        ,  above pricoa from the druinristi and drug; doalerfl j America.   -  thruout tho provinces,      Miclcalaon's Kill-Em. | . , .  Quick Gopher Polaon" has a peculiar odor which : ...        ..    , .   , .   _  ,. .. .  .  attracts tha pesta nnd bein* voryplenslnir to tha  Minard's Liniment Relievos Neuralgia  teste they cat the prepared grain in preferenco to  ���������:   ���������nto'pVtenfpreparatlon to in powder form nnJ ���������. . WftV'man S8^IHboutn!^1C"f���������i17  when mixed with moist Brain it adheres to and .should be taken With a pound of salt.  forma a coaling; on the outside of tho kernels. ���������    ���������"Klil-Em.Quiek   thus comes in Immediatocontact | _. .      _ .     n      .���������  with the tissues of tliestomachandtheresult/roia , Free, to  UUr   lioaacrs  its action Is almost Instantaneous. ,     Write Murine Eve Romedv Co . Chi-  fields of these grain destroyers.  Order the quan-   Free.       Write    all    uhout    Your    liye  i^^\'^t^you'drv������^?iSi^Z*r,d^rL^ Trouble ancl they will advise as to the  .^aSSliySa-'ISR'^d ftJr^SftSSi tK&S:  Proper Application of the Murine Eye  fDniB Company (Jobberi), Gopher Poison Dept., | Remedies in Your Special CllSC.    } OU1*  jWtanipeffi Man., our Canadian representatives,   - ........  Iflmpc*slbletos������cure"KllI-Em-Qulek"aastated,  ���������end your order and remit for such quantity as do*  'aired at above prices (which are f. o. b. Winnipeg)  lto> the Bole Drug Company, Gopher Poison Dept.,  .Winnipeg, Man., glvlnsr the name of your drugglst  er drug dealer, upon receipt of which the shipment  will receive prompt attention. - I  I ������> "KILL-EMQUICK" ALWAYS KILLS .-,  ' Complete Information, folders, testimonials, eta.  jfurnlshcd on roqusst. \, ,|  M1CKELSON K1LL-EM.QUICK COMPANY,  Gopher Poison Dept,   Purls has 30,000 liquor selling establishments.  In .France die prime minister Is more  powerful rl)iiti the president.  The coal trade In Carls Is almost mo-  nopollx.i'd by mil Ives of the single province or Aiivergue.  The fails Rcltilr announces that an  absolutely siuhle smokeless powder has  been discovered aud Is uow at the  service of ilie Trench army aud navy.  Chemical agents. Iient, excessive bold,  humidity. Ilgli: aud Ilerzlan wares  have uo effect upon this powder.  B006T   YOUR   TO WW   BY   ORGANIZING   A  BRASS BAND  Information on this subject with printed instructions for  amateur bands and a printed form of Constitution and By.  Laws for bands, together with our big: catalogue, will bp mailed  FREE on request.     Address Dept. "D."  121 PRINCESS  STR E E T  WINNIPEG  THE  R. S.  & SONS CO.,  LIMITED  143 YONGE  STREET  TORONTO  Keeping  Himrelf  Dry  ._Eare^(to-cn.bby)���������-How-do you manage to,keep yourself dry in this wet  weather? Don't you wear a waterproof?"  Cabby���������"Na, na, sir; I just tak' a  salt herrin* in the mornin' afore I  come oot, and it keeps me dry a' day."  "This beetle paste I purchased here  doesn't seem to kill the beetles at all."  "Ah.' you see, madam, the properties  of this preparation are not to kill the  beetles at once, but to undermine their  constitutions."  Short Stories.  COLT DISTEMPER  Dr. Wood, the popular head master  of Harrow school, once told a capital  story of a boy who missed a battalion  drill which is considered a somewhat  serious offence at the famous school.  The doctor summoned the lad, an  American, to his study, and thus addressed him:  "Do you know, as the honorary colonel of the cadet corps I can have you  shot, and as the head master I can  Now, which scn-  SPOHN MTDICHL  Druggist, will tell you that Murine Relieves Sore Eyes, Strengthens Weak  Byes. Doesn't Smart, Soothes Eye  Pain, and Rells for 50c. Try it in Your  Eyes and in Baby's Eyes for Scaly  Eyelids and Granulation.  Tjflcuifeotalituu       ������*      Waa*eaiX������,Wab at the tjmo.'  Occasionally when a woman tells  her woman friends what a good man  her husband is she really believes It  During 1(1(1!) tbe patent office Issued  ,'KJ.fil-l paieiit.s.- while '������!.ii'28 expired.  Pass a warm iron over stumps that  stick together, arid they'll come apart.  A novel restaurant In Vienna Is sur-  roun rl hy a curiulu of falling water,  to simulate rain.  Phonographs on push carls are replacing the lung familiar hand organs  In the streets of KtiropeunCliies.  Russia h-m the highest death rate of  in.v Kiimpeiiii eoiintr.v. but Spain aud  ���������Uisirlii-Hungury are also high.  Proposed in a Now Style  A Scotchman who had survived three  wives and who had a fourth in contemplation, decided upon a delicate  method of proposing to tho latest object, of his affections. Accordingly, he  took her to walk one afternoon and  before she i-eilized where their foot-  stops tended tliey had arrived at the  graveyard, where his lost loves lay  buried. Standing, before the throe  tombstones he said:  "There; lies .leannie, there lbs Gtis-  sol, there lies Maggie, and," he added,  pointing to the next vacant space and  taking her hand tenderly, "How wad  you like to lie there?"  Knew Her Business  First Sweet Young Thing���������What are  you doing here, dear?  Second Sweet Young Thing���������Looking  for a husband.  First Sweet Young Thing���������But you  have got one.  Second Sweet Young Thing���������That's  the one I'm looking for.  Can be handled rery easily. Tlioalelc are cared, and all olbersla  aamaaUble.no mailer how "aipoawl." Icept from haylnj tbedla-  tw, by mini BfOllN'S LIQUID OISTEUPEK CURE.  Qlre on  tho tontueorln feed. Acta on tha blood and eapela ferma o( all  ., .     ,  forniaotdliitaiaper.1 OiiebottlO(u������raateedtocureoueoaiie. tee    llllVC   VOU   bircllCd?  ���������nil ft a botllo:  ������ and 110 doaon, of dragglati and harnesa 1 ,nnn��������� ,|n .....  nrof���������.p"  dcalora. Cut ahowa how to poultice throata. Our- free bookl.l    l0Jl';e 9    i OU preicr l*  ^ZSS^ZhiSigSim i Jh0 'u,!}!?r of tiie'situation overcame  . CO. a*** ������. B....H........ Go.hen. Ind- ^A.-IJ^^J,"^^8"0���������. ������nd -Wth-tt  "I prefer to  be shot, sir, because  then you'll be hung."  Not  Even  Sandy  Little Wilfred was sitting upon his  father's knee watching his mother arranging her hair.  "Papa hasn't any marcel waves like  that," said the father laughingly.  Wilfred, looking up at his father's  bald pate, replied, "Nope, no waves;  it's all beach!"  Solomon and Moses/while walking  by the canal, saw a notice board which  stated that five shillings would be  paid to whoever rescued another man  from drowning.  It didn't tftks them more than a  minute to arrange that one should fall  in and be saved by the other, ancl the  "stakes" divided.  In went Sol, and found it rather  deeper than he expected. However,  he splashed about, crying:  "Come on, Moses I   Save me I"  Moses hesitated.  "Sol," he said, "I've been reading  that notice-board again, and it says,  'Ten shillings for a dead body.' Now,  do be reasonable."  ������9  ���������FOR���������  PILEPSY AND  IMPORTANT   NOTICE  A BRANCH OFFICE has boon established at 107 M.  James' Chambers, Toronto.  REDUCTION    IN    PRICE  Thi* Important change permits of price* bolnsra-  Juced to thoftt* prevailing in Europe, namely:���������Full  package. HiOO; halt 'lo.. JJ.SO; Quarter do.. S3.7Si pot-  tutfo or etprens charges extra.  the osli oxxADUsr A������rn r/.s. addbkbs  TRENCH'S   REMEDIES,   LIMITED  107 St. Jamks" OlUMnEiU TORONTO.  PantpMot mailed free ou appltcaton.  IJownre of spurious Imitation-). All packages of  Trxnoh'a Bjmixlv mint bear our trademark; seal la  iinbrolcuu comlition ou each and.  Good Fellowship  occasionally leads to over-indulgence in the good things of tha  table. Be good to your stomach.  Right it at once with  Sold Everywhere.        in Boxeg as cento.  Wife���������"That vicious dog next door  bit mother again this morning;, and I'd  like to know what you're going to do  about it?'*  Husband���������"I'll ask him how much  he wants for the dog."  A candidate for municipal lio"ors,  irritated by the heckling and the  rzroans of discontent from the back  benches, exclaimed furiously:  "Well, I don't care what you say,  you vo got to have me whether you  like it or not."  "Why, guv'nor," inquired a plaintive voice from the back of the hall,  "you ain't the bloomin' measles, nro  you?"  m$Bmi  This it th.  Time to  Organize  Instruments, Drams, Band Music, Etc.  EVERY TOWlSf CAN HAVE A BAND  Lowest prices over quotod.   Kino catalogue,  over fiOO illustrations mailed freo.   Wrltoua  for nnythin? in Mm-'c or Mislcnl Instrument.  WHALEY,   ROYCE Q CO., Limited  Toronto, Ont., and Winnipeg, Man.  SPECIALMICE  TO COUMTflY MERCHANTS AND AGENTS  Agents Wanted by B. SHRAGGE,  396 Princess St., Winnipeg, to purchase for Kim scrap copper and brass,  cast and wrought iron, old rubber  boots and shoes and crown lager  quart, pint and whiskey bottles  YOU CAN MAKE $3,000  in 3 months, raising vegetables in  Florida. Write for our valuuble book  of FACTS,  Florida Laud Co., Box 507,, Chipley,  Fla. ' '  -   ���������  W. N. U��������� No. 788.  i^MmiStmmmsikwmmmmvjmmm ������.fc   ���������...  the  TlfTfc    LfifJGfc,     GREENWOOD.    BPlflSIl     COLVM&IA  Eholt, S. C.  A  GOMFu  HOSTELRY  John A. HfleHflasfceif  Proprietor.  J. R. Cameron.  Leading Tailor of the  Kootenays.  as  e><*><5>  Mountaineer and Kootenay Standard Cigars.  Made by  3. g. Cftclia $ go., nelson  MIXKICAT. ACT  Certificate of Improvements  NOTICE  ���������^Ivor Clinul fractional Miiicinl Claim, Utnalo  lu llicCli*uiMi������*ou<l .Minim; Division of Vale  DKnii i.   When. Iiicalcl- fit Skylni kCninp.  TAKE NOTICE lint I, .lohu Wllli-im NiH���������n.  I ice  Minii'!,  Ceiliflciito Xo   1! .������,-,',.',  ink-nil,  ���������Jivtydiiji I'ioiii tliu ilntp hen- il. to iipplv  to tho  .MinliiB  ftpr-ouli'i   loi   .ilVitiliciitcorlininovu  Illl-llt-..   loi  lllO   plupnso   Ol    O'jt.lllllllL'   11   OlOHIl  Cii-uil tii||iciilio\ocl.iiin  Anil liiitlicr l.iku noik'p that action, iimlcr  ���������ji'ei on .-17. must he c onnnnntoil liefnie t:ic  H-jiiaiicr- or such f'citllioaluof [minovuiiirnu  I)JU(I tliiH .'lul (Inv ol A pnl. A. II. Villi  JOriX WILLIAM X13LSOX.  PUBLIC NOTICE.  MIXJBKMj act  Certificate of Improvements  NOTICE  Cold Hi op, Tlomi-slnUo. ami Gold DiopN'o 2,  J'liiclinnal   Minciil  Claim-, situnto  m thu  ('lu-invuod Miiiinj;  Division  ot   Yule Du-  tia-t.   \\ hoc loi-iiloil.- On jjm Cicek.  TAKK NOTIUK tlmt 1,  Isaac  II. II illclt. lis  '. iifiuiit lo.   K..0  II Kiith. Eiee .Minoi's Coitili-  nilc No  HS(i.-i|-i. U. A  M.Kilounlil. |i*ieo Mlnci's  (ertijiciiteNo. iJM!,y.i; (J. II. Fair, Eruo Miner's  (.i-i-lilieiitoXn. U.'d.-.ipj 11  K. stow, J''rr;o Minur's  Urlilicatfi  Xo.  Hi',!.M7:  II. R.  Simmon.-;    I.'rcc  ���������ilnici-sG.-itilicnU. N,i. Uiil.'i.'liijanil.l. L. While,  l-.i'i-o  .\linci-.-j Ci'i-liliuaie So.  ll'.'H'itil    inluii.l,  siMy (lays  ri-om  tho  dale,   hereof    to  niiplv  o   Mil!   jMlnmt,'  Recorder  for Ceililiciles of  Inn lovcini'iits.  fur   tho" purpose of obtiuniii!'  brown Grama of the above claims.  And fnnliei- lake notice that action, nnilui-  Sfclinn H7. limit ho commenced  lierore the ld.su-  iui������u ol Mich (Juiiiiii'-tii-i of Iinpi-ovcnieiit.s.      '  llatuil this Will iluy of .Mny, A. II. lino.  1. fl. IIALLKTT.  fielson, B. fr  OEO. I������.  1VKLLS, I'l-oiiiictoi-,  First-class in everything:.  Steam heat, electric light,  private baths. Telephone  in every' room. First-class  bar and barber shop.  'Bus meets all trains.  GREENWOOD CITY WATERWORKS  CO.  THE  ESVILLE  HOTEL  Thos. Walsh, Puopiuetor,  Bridesville, B. C,  provides excel-  cellent accommodation for tourists  and travelers.  ROCK  FOR   SALE  EGGS FOR SETTING, 81 for 13.  It. J. CHAMBERS, Anaconda,B.C.  E. W. WIDDOWSON, ASSAYKIl  ANDOHUMIST-Cliiirees: Cold, silver, copper or lend, SI ciicli: ������-0ld-  silver, $1.50; silver laud, SI.50; gold-  silver, with copper or lead, ,S>.50; zinc,  *?-2; 8ilvei--le(irl-zii)c, ������3. Prices (for  other metals on application. Long-distance 'phone 07. P. 0. Box, BUoS,  Nelson, B. C.  With a view to the better preservation of the Public Highways  the attention of the public is herewith directed to the nrovisions of  I THE HIGHWAY TRAFFIC REGULATION ACTAMENDMENT  I ACT which enacts as follows:-  1 "I shall be unlawful for any  person to cause to bo drawn or  driven on any of the public high-  woys of that portion of the Province of British Columbia situate  east of_ tho Cascade range of  Mountains,'any wagon or other  vehicle carrying a load in excess  of that mentioned iu Schedule:  ' A' hereunto annexed  SCHEDULE A  Wagons and 4 wheeled vehicles  shall not carry a load in excess of  the following:-  On tires under '5 inches...2000 lbs.  On tires 3 inches  in  width  and  under four inches 3000 lbs.  On tires 4 inches  in  width  and  nnder five inches 6000 lbs.  On   tires   5   inches   in     width  and over 0000 lbs. and over.  AND NOTICE is hereby given  that the Act 'in every respect  must be strictly complied with.  Any person guilty of an offence  this Act shall upon summary conviction thereof before a  'Justice of the Peac-.- be liable to  a penalty "not exceeding Fifty  Dollars.  against  PHOENIX  The nearest hotel to the  Granby mines. One of the  largest dining rooms in tho  city. The bar is replete  with nerve bracers of all  kinds, and the most fragrant cigars. Drop up and  see me.  A. 0. JOHNSON  PKOPRlE'i'OR.  PHOENIX.  Provides pleasant rooms and substantial meals for the public. The  bar is replete with beverages that  please aud satisfy any kind of  thirst. CHAJRLE8 HAGANV  NEJvSON, B.'c.  WHOLESALE  DEALERS IN  . Do not draw logs or timber over  highway. Vehicles meeting ought  to turn to the left. A vehicle  overtaken ought -to turn to the  left. A vehicle overtaking another  ought to turn to the right.  W. G.'McMynn, ���������  Government Agent.  Greenwood, May 19, J910.  KOOTENAY   S.YLOON  Samlou, B. C, has a line of nerve  bracers unsurpassed iu auy mountain town or the Great West. A  glass of aqua pura given free with  spirits nieuti.   ���������  Produce   and   Provisions  Frank Fletcher  Provincial Land Surveyor,  Nelson, B. C.  TKliMOAT    HOUSE.  Nelson, li'C, is run on the American nnd European plan. There  is nothing- yellow about the  except the gold in the safe.  i*.T:tloiic  RENEWAL  01-'  LIQUOR  LICENSE.  . TAKE NOTICE. Ihiitl, .fame* IleiidM-soii,  intend nnnlyiiijr to the Siiiicrinrenilcnt of I*m-  ynicial Police at the oxi.i ration or one month  ri.mi Hit- dale herciil, I'm- the renewal of a retail  liquor license for the A lironia Hotel Deachraod  H*U.'      .   .     ., JAMES  HENDERSON'.'  Dead wood, April 2S, li-io.  Is published every Thursday at Greeu-  wo'od, B C , and the price is $5 a year,  postage free lo all parts of Canada, and  Great Britain. To the United States aud  other countries it is sent postpaid - for  $2.50 a year. Address all-letters .to The  Ledge, Greenwood, B. C  R. T. LOWERY,  PUBLISHER.  IIOUSC  Gpeem-aood, B. C.  The oldest hotel in the city, and still  under the same management. Rooms  comfortable, meals equal to any in the  city, and the bar sppplies only the best.  Corner of Greenwood and Government  streets.  J. W. fielsofr  NKWMAKICKT    HOT 101.  Is the home for all tourists and  millionaires visiting* New Denver, British Columbia.  Henry St('K<-.. Propr.  RENEWAL OF LIQUOR LICENSE.  . TAKE NOTICE, tiiaTT Saiimcl A. Crowcll,  lnl.iml aiiiilyitiK to the hnperliitenilcntof Pro-  ymehi Police nt the expiration of one month  ir nn Hi;- date hereof, fori he renewal of a retail  liquor license for Crowell's Hotel, Midway, li C  ,,., .     ., ���������       SAMUEL, A. CIIUWELL.'  .Midway, April 28,1910.  THE  THE  Arlington Hotel  GREENWOOD  Is the place for Peep-o'-Day Cocktails    ancl   Evening   Night-Caps,  liuttermilk  a specialty during the  warm season.  Dempsey, & Rippeto.  rROVIXCK   HOTEL.  Grand Forks, is a large three-  ftory brick hotel that provides  the public with good meals and  pleasant rooms. A new buildin������-  but the same old rates.  Kmil L:ii-3en, Proprietor,  in Nelson, B. C., employs all  white help and is a home for the  world at $1.00 a day.  li. Tj, Gi-illllh, Tropi-intor.  RENEWAL OP WHOLESALE LICENSE.  TAKE NOTICE, that I, b.icar H.irtmann. of  Annooiu fc, intend ii|i|ilyins to the Stiperinton-  de.it ol Provincial Police, at the oxnlrutlon of  one month from the date hereof, for a renewiil  ol my whoie.sale liquor Iiccn.ic for tho urciilsrs  known as tlm Silver Sprin-r Hrcwory, of Anu-  iioiHla    J.rj OSCAR HARTMANN  Dated this fltli day of May, 11)10.  nriSCKLLANlCOOS.  Memorial badges for sale by J.  L. Coles. -  The(Windsor hotel is noted for  its tencler chicken dinners.   -  Skin deep beauty is all right if  the girl has money.  Steel Ashing rods, ranging in,  price from ������3 up, at Coles' Book  Store.  Rods, reels, hooks, flies and  fishing tackle of all kinds, at Coles'  Book Store.  Falling in love is so easy because  it is so dangerous.  The Eckhardt Swiss Bell Ringers  will play in Greenwood, May 28bh,  under .the auspices of the lire department.  The IC and H cigar has jumped  into prominence through the excellent flavor of the tobacco out of  which it is made.  The best argument for a good  disposition is itself.  Swinging in a hammock is a delightful suinnier' pastime. J. L.  Coles sells ilium at prices ranging  from $1.75 to 87.50.  -  Smokers in B. C. are acquainted  with the lioyal Seal cigar. Is is  made in Nelson and smoked in all  the mountain towns.  A man isn't necessarily conserva  tive because he is slow.  'Wasted,���������Girl for general  housework. Good wages to the  right party. Enquire, Mrs. R. J.  Sanders, Kimberly Ave.  In Phoenix N. J. Carson & Co.  carry a large stock of gent'furnishings, clothing, hats, boots and  shoes. Drop in and have a rubber.  It is easy enough to bo critical,  but rather difficult'to realize on it.  ���������Amateur photographers should  have their work finished by John  H. James, and gain the advantage  of his experience. Cameras examined free of charge.   ���������  There are no blanks in a box of  K'andH cigars.' They all draw  and oinifc au aroma that perfumes  the ozone when set'on'fire.. It is  ever a pleasure to follow a man  who is smoking a K and H .  Having a lot of friends is sometimes burdensome, but always  gratifying.  In Phoenix, D. J. Matheson has  the agency for twelve of the best  board fire insurances in the world.  The rates are moderate and the indemnity certain in case of loss. It  is a wise man who provides against  loss by lire. Drop.a line to D. J.  Matheson if you feel an interest in  fire insurance.  ���������fcn di II Ji ul I irrfiSamtodBSfcMsriafr  Materials,  Perfect  and the'  il (!rui^ >���������  Larg'e Consignment of Trunks and Suit Cases  JUST   ARRIVED.  Our Reputation Depends upon its Satisfactory Service.  "Unequalled for' Domestic Use."  Is situated in the heart of the city and within  stepping distance of all the-banks,. restaurants,  express, stage, telegraph offices, etc. The building is heated with hot water and has a radiator  in every room. "The bar contains a large variety  - of brewed, vinted and distilled beverages suitable to the tastes of a cosmopolitan population.  Come in and have something.  J. H. GOODEVE  PROPRIETOR  RENEWAL OF LIQUOK LICENSE.  TAKE NOTICE. thaTl, M. W. Ludlow,  Intend iiniiyinfr lo tli'j Superintendent of Pro-  vineial lolu-e. at the expiration of one month  lrom the date hereof, for tlie renewal of n retail  lic'iior license for tlie Windsor Hotel, at Den-.io,  }<-C-      ,,     r M. W. LUDLOW.  Denoro, May 5, Mil).  Till!   KASLO    HOTEL  Kaslo,  R  C���������   is  SUEEN'S HOTE  PHOENIX,   B.   C.  The Newest and Largest  Hotel in the City. Everything neat, clean and comfortable. Steam heat and  electric light. Meals and  drinks at all hours.  R.  V.  ClirSHOLM,  PiioiMiiKTcm.  DANNY niOANE, Man.-w-ei*..  home for  citv  ���������   ... a   comfortable  ali who travel to that  Cockle A- Puiiworl  SIIHKHKOOKK   MOUSK  Nelson; B C   One minute's .walk  from C. J  unexcelled  tilated.  r.oyi-r  II   station.   Cuisine  Well heated and v'isn-  [li-ns., T'ropriotor  A blue mark here indicates that  your   Subscription   has  become   deceased,   and  that the editor   -would  once more like to  commune with  your collateral.  .THE EARLY'DAYS.  It isjiot generally known that  the late Kiuglidward always spoke  with a strong German accenf.  RENEWAL OP LIQUOR LICENSE.  TAKE NOTICE, thai I, llertlm C. Thomet. intend silililvjiiif. to, the Superintendent of Pro-  yincnil Police, at tlio expiration of one month  from the dute hereof, for the renow-nl of li retail  iiiinor license        "  ' "     '  H- O. . .  Midway, Mny r,, lflio.  for the Midway Hotel. Midway,  ���������'..:��������� UKHTHA C. THOMET.  CU'll MOTKJ., NKI.SON, U. O.  Iliir S.-hooner Boer or Hair nnd Half. 10c.  I In- lies! dollar a day house in the pity.  I'ravelleiy will lind UiN a pleasant li-jn-e.  I lie rooms are i-lean find comfortable aud  tin- meals tasty an-l suhstantial.  JA<:iC ('KANT, rroiiriotor.  THE HOTEL GRANBY  Is pleasantly situated in the heart  of Clrand Korku, and is convenient  to all the leading financial and  commercial institutinns of Ihe city.  Travelers will find it a comfortable  place to sojourn when in the citv.  FRED RUSSELL  GREENWOOD  AND  Leaves (.Irppiiwood for* Spokane  at 7 a. in., and for Oroville at 2-."()  p. in. ./. MuDonell.  T. THOMAS,  ��������� TAILOR,  ClolliL") Cleaned, Prcssod and  Rqjaired,  Float is not a periodical.  It is a book containing SO  illustrations' all told, and  is tilled with sketches and  stories of western life.    It  tells how a gambler cashed  in after the Hush days of  Sandon ; how it rained in '  New   Denver   long   after  Noah was dead ;   how a  parson  took  a   drink   at  Hear Lake in curly days ;  how justice was dealt in  Kaslo   in   ;!):i ;   how  the  saloon man out prayed tho  women in Kalamazoo, and  graphically    depicts   tho  warnings   of   a   western  editor among the tender-  feet in the cent belt.    It  contains tho early history  of Nelson and a romance-  ofthe Silver King mine,  in - it are   printed  three  western  poems, and dozens of articles too numerous to mention.    Send for  one  before it i.s too late.  The   price   is   2o   cents,  postpaid to any part of tho  world.    Address   all   letters (o  T. Lowery  GREENWOOD, B. O.  LOWERY'S CLAIM ^  n During tho 37. months that. Lowcrv's  Claim, was.on earth it did business "all  over the world. It was the most  unique, independent ond fearless journal ever-produced in Canada. Political  and theological enemies pursued it with  the venom ;of a rattlesnake until tho  government shut it out of, the mails,  and its: editor ccasad to publish it,  paitly.on account of a'lazy liver and  partly because it takes a pile of money  to run a paper that is outlawed, lliero  arc still 25 different editions of this condemned journal in print. Send lOcents  and get; one or $2 50 and get tho bunch  R.T. LOWERY,  Greenwood, B. C.  Just 19 years ago this morning  we landed in Nelson, from a row-  boat, and surveyed the frame buildings that-were strung^along; Baker  street. Tenderfeet"were as scarce  as fruit farms; but no one was fined  for selling boozerine at any hour of  the week. John Houston, Captain  Fitzstiibbs, Tom Ward, Bob Lemon  All the eulogies over the late  King Edward boiled down to a  line or two merely indicate that  he was a man with a level head,  common-sense, and above the petty  mean acts so often indulged in by  those invested with authority.  The greatest nurse the world has  ever known   is Miss   Nightingale,   vi>   who was 90 years old this   month.  and George Bigelow   were 'among I '^hr,ie years ago- King Edward   be-  tho rnlinn* snirir.s nf i-hri't.rt���������vn     ah I stowed upon her the Order of Merit  which has never before been given  Tiik death of King Edward has  caused many a would-be poet to  jump into print, with a mess of  words that would mako a comet-  turn tail and leave the earth.  a  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 ancl substantial food, while rhc bar coiumus the  best wet goods iu fche market. Electric lights all over the  premises.    Hot and cold baths.  Proprietor  COAL I'KOSPECm'G NOTICE.    -  Nolicn is liei-el.y Kiven, that thirty davs after  date. I intend to apply to the lion. Chief Com-  imsslone- of Lands and Works for a lie.mw to  lirostn'ct for r-oal and pplni.'ulim on the follow-  iilfd.oscrihflil lands iii-tlieSiniilkamceii Dlstrlet  I rltish (.ohimlila. Commciieiiiir nt. a post at  the h, \V   corner of Lot -lil,  thence South  \ri\ ,','i ? "H*lt,'?nct'.p'l'"<:lKl'tyel|llii.althonce  North cisrhty chains, thenee UVsti-lfrlity chains  n tlio p ace of lioffiiniliij}, and eoiitairiiiiK tilt'  acres.   Dated this Hli ,l,i, of May, ion,.     -  Oil A HUM ,J. I > TO CATT  F. JAVNES  Gold Coin Butter  made from  Pasteurized Cream.  Pastry Baked Daily and Always Frcsii.  the ruling spirits of'-the' town.   All  of these men, with   many   others,  have since crossed the great divide  and now;we can scarcely count 30  individuals who were in Kootenay's  greatest city when we "first prospected the camp for   ham   and   eggs.  Thus does Time in   its   Marathon  stunt surely fold us   all   into   the  formation.    In another   19   years  when we alight iu Kootenay's city  of flowers from oiir flying machine  there will probably be hone of   the  old-timers   to   greet    us.     Then,  again, we. havo  our doubts about  dropping into Kelson in 1929. Perhaps by that time we. too will have  climbed the ozonic   stairway   into  that ethereal place where the angels  push clouds, and the heavenly choir  gives a   continuous , performance,  far, far away from the   close   and  torrid habitation ofthe delinquent  subscriber.  to a woman.  The poetry of the hour has  deepened the sorrow over the death  of England's king.  Tin-: comet is uow visible to the  naked eye. With a glass or two  some people will be able to see it  next Christmas.  Let Greenwood now rise up and  give a whoop for Dominion Day.  Next  white Ii.  winter  0.  wo   will   have   a  Contkaky to the theories of astronomers the comet last week did  not go through its advertised performance. -Perhaps.it noticed that  Dan Ma'nn was quietly absorbing  the earth, and did not wish to offer  him any opposition.  The Merritt News is to be made  larger. For a young paper its virility is amazing, and its editor has  the proper literary formation in  his upper stope.  Best not delay, clear delinquent.  Tho comet may yet put us over the  dump of oblivion.  Tako your Kepairs to  A D.MORRISON  Grand Forks, the Leading  ii  It is always necessary for a man  to be present when he is getting  shaved. In that matter proxies  availetl; naught..  Empty churches are an indication  that the parsons are not preaching  anything that pleases or interests  tho public. Tho decline of fear in  tho masses through the spread of  knowledge has weakened the power  of the clergy. In addition to this  there are too many preachers who  should be pushing ore cars instead  of dictating how others should live.  Kinci Edward and Mark Twain  have both passed away, and we  are getting lonesome- but thanks  to the power that rules tho earth  we still havo Dick McBride upon  terra iirraa.  The Ordinary General Meeting of the  Shareholders of the Argo Mining and Tunnel  Company, Limited, (non personal liability) of  Greenwood, B. C, will be held at tho ��������� Company's office, in Greenwood, on the 25th day <j/  of June, J 910, at 8 o'clock, p. m.  Dated this 23rd day of May, 1910.  OLA LOFSTAD,.  President. '  A. S. BLACK,  Secretary.  In Merritt there is an hotel  called Coldwatef. Probably hotels  sell more of that than anything  else.  <-������ JK-*  CITV  The comet sensation  has  given  many a man an excuse lor slaving  I up all night to hob-nob with Bacc-  of the Boundary District'bus. -  How to raise the rcvence is tho  most serious problem now before  the city council.  L'f Canada last Friday many a  print .shop naveii tlio ojcpon&o of  crape by hanging tho oflice towel  on tho front door.  Baggage -transferred to  any part of the City. Furniture moved to any part-of  the District. General Dray-  ing of all kinds.  IDNEY OLIVER.  Get your Razcrs Honed j  and your Baths at  Barber,  i  Shop, Greenwood,

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