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Array /  MISSION CLOCKS  We have a nice line of Clocks in 'the latest styles, at reasonable  prices.    Call and see them.*  1 -   '        A. LOGAN & CO.  WATCHMAKERS -      .        AND ���������  JEWELERS  NOV 18 W07  iTf"8^  ~Taw������'ai**9^  Manufacture/,and/vyo  'Guarantee it _,"''     :- '     ,--'.',  DRUGGISTS.   WHITE    BROS.     OPTICIANS.  ' greenwnnn -R.n  -.1*.'  GREENWOOD, B.C.  .'."f-v  Vol XIV.  GREENWOOD, B. C., THXJKSDAY, NOVEMBER\i4,1007.  'No.  0  wxsbbbsez  IOWA'S  HAMS AND-BACON  We Are Sole  Agents\ tot  a  These ZCele-  brated Goods  Frederic. W. McLaiae  Mining and Real Estate Broker.  Estates Managed aad Loans' Made.  Local and District Land Agent Canadian Pacific Railway. Stocks' and  SharesaSpecialty. Greenwood,B.C.  &  Russell-Law-Cauliield ' Co., Ltd.  Hardware, Groceries, Clotbing and Gents' Furnishings;  Phoenix-Greenwood  ���������"   STAGE    "'    ,  Leaves Phoenix at 9:30 a. m. and Green-  _t 3 p. 111. Pasbengcr, express and freight  traffic between the two cities handled  with care, attention and- rapidity.  ' / '    D. L. McKLROY, Piior.  Dr. Mathison;-.Dent-ist,  opposite  the postoiliee.    {- '    ' 'i  . E.? G'.' Warren, Ijbft" yesterday oh  a trip to the coast.   '/  This is a good time to buy real  estate in Greenwood. ,-,'  Several Dawson; men are buying  fruit ranches near Nelson.  While coming down the hill from  Camp McKinney Tuesday last W.  Rowe of- Greenwood an.W. Mace  of Phoenix were seriously injured.  On the Rock Creek hill the horses  ran.,.away .smashing the buggy.  Mr. Row-had five ribs broken and  Mr.   Mace received injuries to his  ������&__________������:  :g_a5������SS������SS3E353    Copper Street  , VAin UP CAPITA!,, *lO,OOO,O0l). liKSV.KVK |i*UA'������, sn,oiw,ooo.  B..E. .WALKER", President.       ALEX.-LAIRD, General Manager.  .; H. n. MORRIS,.Supt. Pacific Coast Branches.  Branches Throughout Canada, and in the United States  -.' * / ,    'and England.'N '  A--General Banking Business Transacted.    Accounts may be opened by  mail with all branches of this Bank.  'Savings Bank Department.        '  .  Deposits of SI and upwards received, and interest allowed at current  rates. - Tho depositor is subject to no delay whatover in the withdrawal of .the whole or any portion of the deposit.  ���������   *   J. T. BEATTIE,' Manager Greenwood Branch.  as   1 nomas  Merchant Tailor  Agent Rex Tailoring Co.    Clean-  ing and Repairing a specialty.  ���������  -   Greenwood  More coal has been . discovered  on Hamilton hill, near Nicola.  ' J An entirely new line of clocks���������  -the finest made in Canada���������tit A.  Logan & Co.  'C. Scott Galloway of Grand  Forks wae in the'city a' few days  the past week.     ' '  W. J. Deavitt.  Arriving- in arid leaving  Greenwood have headquarters at  ... JflftTI  One. ofthe oldest banks doing business in the country.  . '56 Branches in Canada and United States  Prompt attention given to collections.       '      "  Savings - Department���������Deposits of $1.00 and  upwards received.  Interest paid half-yearly.  .        -'.>���������"��������� .-"     '  ' Drafts bough6"and sold anUVgeneral banking -biisinGBB-'tra^flaotcsl^i..  H. F. STOW, MANAGER-GREENWOOD BRANCH.:  ler's ,,  Cigar Store  Pipes, Cigars, Cigarettes and  Tobaccos  to   suit your  tastes, your fancy or  <    -      your pocket.  J. A. GHEHIER - - PROPRIETOR  Next door north o'i Vacific hotei,  ,   Copper street. Gieenwood.  ' Means^Good Health.  ������������������  Healthful plumbing at reasonable prices is our business. "Standard Fixtures" make your bathroom  healthy, sanitary and modern. A  full line of heating stoves at cost.  LS  I'hono A-3X.        Opposite Korilon niitel,  .rrrrrrrrf  yliltlTl, II        ���������     -I  .^k^Sihbfer:  m  m  FFrEF  l4_=bl^_i.Hdilfc������a_tlfc-i:  fc_K_i'rS  i_^--fcH=ka-iSt^-j=i_^  BANK   OF I.MONTREAL  ESTABLISHED  1817.  PAID.UP  CAPITAL, $14,000,000.        :REST, $11,000,000  UNDIVIDED PROFITS, $422,689.98  General Dunking Business [Transacted.    Draft-, ibsueil ou nil points, and Colleo  'tlons imulo at lowest rates.  SAVINGS BANK DEPARTMENT   ")   W. F. PROCTOR,  INTEREST ALLOWED AT CURRENT HATES    /MANAGER GREENWOOD  BRANCh  PH  El  PI  m  fF-H  II^IWJIMMII^  _m_^_s__i_F  Hotel Ladysmith  Tlie best-appointed workingman's  hotel in tlio city. The finest of  bars, stocked with the best Wines,  Liquors and Cigars. Lighted with  Electricity. Hot and cold baths.  Kates: Board and Room, $1 a clay |  OLA L0FSTAD  '-   -   PROPRIETOR  . chief of provincial police at .Nelson; was in the  oily this week.  We have just received a ear of  choice winter apples. Russell-  Law- Caulfield Oo.  Bruce Oraddock is wintering in  Vancouver) Dan Taylor is also  in the same city.       *: >"  Jas: McGregor, mine inspector,  is in the city and leaves tomorrow  for the Similkameen.  A car of eggs" and .cheese came  in on Friday. for , Kussell-Law-  Qa til field company.    '  "',  , Jack Kilhain "of Phoenix was in  the city Monday and paid his subscription to The Ledge.',   ^  Dr. Mathison was ,in Phoenix  the early part of the week on his  monthly professional trip]"  "Andrew Johnson of Phoeuix-deft  yesterday to spend the winter at  his old home,in Sweden,    i  Alex Stewart, proprietor of the  Hotel .Victoria in Slocan, is spending a few days in tho city.  The entertainment by the Tuberculosis society Monday evening  will be worth attending.  Some people in Greenwood are  cleaning their chimneys, always a  wise precaution against.fire.  "When you want a 'monument or  headstone, write to the Kootenay  Marble Works at NelsonV B. 'C. "  spine.' Both'wero otherwise badly  bruipccU They were brought to  the city by S. ,T. Larsen of Hock  creek. ' Mr. Rowo is at, his-home  on Church street -and Mr. Mace is  in the hospital. , It'.will be koii\o  weeks-'before., either is .able to be  around again.  ,JaPwO. Dale this  week rccoived  a letter from 'A, JU Pope, formerly  connected;with  the Midway and  Vernon railway construction work.  Mr*. Pope is' now in  Leopoldville,  Congo Free State, and is employed  by mi American  rubber company,  a more elastic,business than building a railway.    Tlie  company pay  the natives SO a  month and board.  The boiird consists of rice and bear  meat.    This must be an ideal labor  condition   for   Ameiican   capital.  A. It. says that King Leopold has  sucked 'the   country   pretty   dry."  lie says that when his pile is made  he will return to  B..0. and live.  CLOSED DOWN.  The Greenwood 'posto'ffice "has  laid plans and specifications for a  sign which will be in'place this  week.-      '   v'  g_3__aB������ra5Bra������KHWBglrTOSB6S^^  ���������IT'S NONE  TOO' SOON  tofprepare for the needs of the holiday trade, and  . in'this connection we would direct special atten-  * -    f "tion to our complete range of Stamped Linens aud  _-    Pillow Tops.    A full stock of Corticelli Silk always  on hand.  pry Goods. .  REN DELL   &   CO.    Millinery.  ^  COPPER ST. GREENWOOD  None but the best brands  of liquors and cigars.  Morning - bracers and  and evening hyballs always within easy roach  ofthe 'barkeep." '  . DEMPSEY prop.  Gus.'AVheately came down from  Beaverdell on Tuesday's stage and  left yesterday morning for ��������� Seattle,  where he will spend the winter.  A raa.riage license was issued at  the government office on the 9th  inst. to William O'Donnell and  Mary Madge, both of Rock Creek.  Frank Koyer, the stage man,  spent a few days in the city last  week. He now runs a daily stage  between Keremeos and Hedleyand  twice a week to Princeton. - j  Charles Somers left this morning  for Bridesville to install an electric  plant in the Kitchie sawmill. The  plant is a-small one, furnishing  juice for about one hundred lights.  The local customs office has  a  ���������  Monday all the shipping copper  mines of the Boundary closed down  and the smelters will follow suit in  a day or  two*. . Xo, reason for the  closedown  has  been given by the  mine 'managers.      All    sorts   of  explanations are, of course, offered  by outsider:-. The'mines are closed  and   will  remain  closed   until the  managers get good  and  ready  to  resume operations'.    The cause is  of little importance.    Whatever  it  may be, the results are the same to  the business  interests of the  dis-  district.    If through financial  difficulties,, a through examination of  the methods  of the  managers by  the   stockholders  may   ultimately  resiilt iu benefit to the mining industry of the  district, and greater  stability to its business interests.  A large number of men have been  thrown out of employment, many  of them married. The close down  will "be a hardship to those who  had been putting their surplus  earnings .into the purchase'of  homes. The single man will not  be!so.seriously injured, for he can  "drift." It is to be "hoped, for'  the sake of those who aro not in a  position to move, that, work will  shortly be resumed  timber on ce-netery ranch, offering  25 cents per cord for wood and 2  cents per ticy Tlie'Mettoi- was inferred to the cemetery committee,  vvill report tit next meeting.  .The pipe line in Anaconda\vas  reported covered arid all work on'  the streets about finished.  'The fire and light committee reported the police cells whitewashed  and that one of the /ire [horses had  died, but the use of one of Hugh  McKoe's had been procured until  another one could be bought. It  was "'decided that ail members  should he on the lookout for a  suitable horse and report on the  same. ,     ,   .  Tho "hoard of health arid cemetery reported progress.  The following accounts were ordered paid :  Vnneouvur h'tibher Oo   AVhito Rroii       rinntor-Kfii tl-ick Co..  Btlbiir&iMcKiy   ir. il. Moons '."::;  Russoll-Law Oaulfh'ld Co....  Green\vood Ccy Waterworks Co 125 00  A A. Frechette  10 i!0  Is, G   1 line?  7 5Q  C. J. McArtluir '.  50  Cameron & McDonald  o0 fio  M. If  Chapcll '. toot  E. W. Bishop   of; y<j  Aldenn-m "Nelson was given permission to introduce bylaw 124and  it was read a first and second time,  and then the council adjourned.  !' 8 LO  I To  30 3J  5 25  15 80  for the.reception "of a limited number of patients.    At -least such was'  the statement made "at'��������� the "-last  meeting of the directorate  held  in  Victoria.    The question of building  a hospital for the Ireatment'of coil-'  suniptives in an advanced stage was ,.  left in the hands of a committee.to  report upon.    Dr.   Irvine, of ��������� Vic-'!  toria, who was formerly connected;  with   the   sanitarium at, Gray.e'u-|  hurst, Ontario, was chosen medical1*  superintendent .for   the   first :.si.*c  months and Miss McLaren,   formerly of the Kamloops hospital fjfaff,'���������  was   chosen ' as   matron.      Allan-  Dodd  was offered the position o������  assistant   secretary.      An   expoi'i-  enced man, who has already" been''  placed in charge   of   the   farming'  operations, ' reported  it to be ia*u  flourishing conditibn. '  When you wjmt a monument 'or  headstone, write  to  the Kootenay-.  iriarble Works, Nelson, B. 0.       *  ' vWork on Railway Grade. --  All the work gangs on the V.,  V.&'E.,between here and Keremeos  have been strengthened during the  past ten days, and much greater  reinforcement is expected in the  next two weeks, when a Jot .''of labor is expected to be .loosened from  construction work on the line to  Portland.  . ��������� The contractors on the big rock  bluff at the lower end of smelter  flat are shaping up the grade in a  iiia������s of talus and loose earth that  divides the bluff. They .have one  car aud have made considerable  showing. This done, the rock face  on the grade will be fully exposed  for attack.  The statious immediately below  that and opposite the old mission,  are employing a much larger force,  and their work is in a deep cut of  boulder till, or hard pan. They  are gophering the face end using  lots of powder, "and have moved a  lot of dirt. /They have already  considerable grade Ji-M-_cd.iip���������and  the end of their "chimp"is now  about 20 feet high.    There is a 30-  ��������� Merritt.  The   town  of Merritt  is 'going-  ahead 'rapidly,   every    day    new'  houses' are-commenced, aud every  available   piece   of    lumber   from,"  local  mills   is. secured and   more  buildings would be erected if him-'  her were more plentiful.    Quite a  number oMots have been disposed',  of to both local and outside parties'.  The bridge aoross/ the ,Oold wafer-  river will  probably  be  built  this  winter to connect with Middles--  boro.���������Nicola flerald.  A  A car shipment of Chicken feed,  chopped oats, wheat, brarV, shorts,  etc..    Russell-Law-Cau]field Co,  Big: Copper Purchase. '  The, London Times  says  pool in   which   the largest copper  consumers of   Europe   are   repre-;  sen ted,   was, recently   formed   in  London and has purchased  50,000-  lons of copper.    The  price paid is  slightly above the prevailing price-  in the market.    The copper is to be  delivered in November and Decern-'  her.    The amount involved  is ap- ���������  proximately 815,000,000,  which  is .  to bejpaid in Loudon on   delivery. -  Tho Kootenay Belle is the name'  of a cigar that can  be found in..  nearly   every   town   between the  blue Pacific and the wheat country.  Murdered hv a Horse T&lef. ' ;~  Robert Williams, a rancherViiv--  foot fill at that loint andf the cut I j.llg Jiei" Liule Fovb> about sixty-  If the object of the close-down !ils shmvn on the grade 'stakes is to   fi.vetmil?s ���������rt.h,of Kamlodpa, was';  is to reduce wages  to  the starva- be 42 feefc at deepest point. shot and killed last week by Wm.  Fresh and Salt Meats, Fish and  Fowl always in stock.  Okanagan Apples at $2.00 per  Box.  Heaefqaarters for  B       Fiit-mture" Upholstery,  Carpets, Bedding,'  ^Linoleums, Window Glass  I    ���������- Greenwood's Big Furniture Store.  ������i>������a������������������������0������������������������������>3<ao������������������������������o������ce������eo������������������������������������ffi������)0������o������������ac������������a������o'3i<al  Greenwood.  This roomy and commodious  hotel is in tho heart of tho  city, and has ample accommodation for a large number of  guests. The bar contains a  varied assortment * of tonics,  ranging from domestic beer to  foreign wines. The cigars aro  unsurpassed in the Boundary'.  Setnerad $ Roy ��������� ��������� Proprietors  sign, the collector a black thorn  and the assistant a Kemington.  These improvements would indicate that business is fairly good  in the Greenwood port.  The local lodge, Knight's of  Pythias, last evening commenced,  their monthly social evening which  will he continued during the winter  months. The programme consisted of music, recitations and a  debate.  The rumor that tho Greenwood  customs ollice will close down at  the end of the. month is without  foundation. The office is doing  a good business and perfect harmony exists between the management aud the men.  tion point, the men might just as  well starve doing nothing as working, so the object will be defeated.  It may be that the mine owners,  have decided not to operate until  copper has again reached its normal price. However, time alone  will tell how serious the matter is.  s   White Is White  In all his dealings with patrons.  He   carries, everything   from  the  The workmen are mostly husky  Swedes, interested in the contracts,  and they are not disposed to trifle.  Tliere are to be two Mations between Hedley and Keiemeos. One  will be at Bradshaw's and the other  on the Indian reservation below  Ashnola creek. --Hedley Gazette.  Building to Spokane.  A Grand Forks dispatch to cori'.t  papers Fays ; It is assured that th.-  straw that broke the  camel's back Spokaue and Briti-h Columbia will  to furnishings for a complete home.  THE WEST FORK.  Mfflitti^MKfflfli^^  i  ������  ( A house furnished with the best,"moHt artistic,  useful and in all that, goes to make a home comfortable and pleasing to the eye at reasonable prices,  drop a line to,D. J-l Uobertson & Co. at Nelson, B,  C.    Goods guaranteed the BcHt for the price.  AGENTS FOR THE BELL PIANO.  Regular monthly ineutitigB of  i< Greenwood lodge N'o. 27, A. F.  & A. M., aro held on thu first  Thurnthiy in each month in'Fra-  ternity;imll, Wood block, Government  struct, ���������Greenwood.-. Visiting brethren  nre corilinlly invited to attend.  li. ������. WAKICKN, W. ,11.  ���������������AS, S. I1IKNIIC, .Sn������i-.!lnry,  WT_     n/T   Greenwood Miners'  ,, .     , ''   Mm incuts every  batui-tlny ttveniiig in Union Hall, Copper Btroist, Greenwood, nt 7-UO.  muAIko,u1 ,ml1 nt  Mother Lmlo mine  1 luirstlny evenings nt '7:B0.  K. A. MATIIEISON, Secretory.'.  C S. BAKER  Provincial Asmiyornml Oro  'Sliippors1 Agent.    Oorrcfl-  . ' POllll.OIICOHOlldtOll.'SlimplOH  recefvo prompt iitlontlon.  i*. o. ijox iaa, aiiiciONwoou, n. o.  Mrs. Margaret Loamy and son  John left yesterday for Ottawa,  whero they intend to reside in  future. Thoy are old-timers in  the district, and their numerous  friends will regret lo learn of their  departure from the city;���������-Grand  Forks Sun.  Colonol Dickason,- president, of  the Crescent Mining company, who  was expected to arrive from Chi-  cngoo last week, 'will uot be able  to visit .-.-tho Boundary for some  time. It is not known here when  development,' will^be'; resumed on  the Crescenls'.ijj'':;'.������.';- :>ix 'S0s-r..;;..  A.' MriWhitesicle^lias,,returned  to Vancouver froiri-the East, and  has entered into partnership with  Herbert E. A. Robertson. * The  firm name is Whiteside & Robertson, and they aro located in the  Crowe & Wilson' Chambors, 441  Seymour street.  \    ;��������� "���������"'*������������������  Lato Saturday night a couple of  men wore discovered in thti Miners'  union rooms byj tlioVjaiiitor^wlio  thought they were burglars; but  on investigation found' that they  wore momboi'H of the union. They  had been locked in by the president, while engaged "in a spirited  discussion.  James   C.   Dale   has    returned  from a trip up the  West  Fork  of  Kettle   river.    At   Beaverdell   he  found several  properties  working.  The Duncan is  shipping a  car of  rich ore. and the force will  confine  their attention   to   the 'Boundary  Fraction during the  winter.  ,  At   the   Ivokoino    commodious  quarters 'are   being   erected   and  work will be carried on all winter,  althoijgh no one  will   be feiiitout  until the spring.  The Sally in winking and seveial  other properties will put on forces  in as'horttiiiTc.  Around the land owned   by   Mr.  Dale nt Carmi  the   lUv   Fattier J.  Ferroux has purchased oOUD acres  of land irorn  the  C. P. K..   which'  ho  will  eventually colonize   with1  settlers  fioni   eail of  the Koekies. j  During this winter, just an soon ;uJ  tjie'land is stirvi'vetl, he will com-j  build to Spokane. Superintendent Warrington stated today  that the right-of-way for the whole  line, with the exception of abmt  twenty miles between Spokane and'  Republic, has been secured.  Tlie road will be started from  the Spokane end, and construction  will begin about February 1.  Regarding the purchase of Spokane property for terminal purposes, Superintendent YVariingttm  has nothing to say an present  Stout.     Five   Indians   witnessed,  the tragedyvand saw Stout escape:  Stout had  stolen  two  horses  but  word had  been sent by an Indian -  instructing   Williams   to   prevent  Stout   crossing   the river   at   his  landing.    Williams  refused  Stout  permission to cross  on  the Ferry  and with a single shot from his re- ,  vol ver put a bullett through "Wil- '  liiirns  heart.     Stout ferried  himself across  the river and   escaped ,  with three horses.   Chief Constable';  Fernie is in pursuit  with  a posse.  For up-to-date writing material, '  the right goods at right prices,-see  McRieBros., Ltd.  Fruit Lauds Purchase.  A deal in fruit land of considerable magnitude was  recently consummated, when J.   E.   Anderson :  of  Kelson   sold to a syndicate of  eastern"capitalists, represented 'by *'  Y. S. Sheppard of  Lethbridge, the  ���������.,    ,-..,,.,-,     ,-      ,      , ma]'01* l,ortion of  "is holdings in  Ihe kettle \ alley line has b-jen ; I-'iie Valley, Deer Park and Utir-  operating six trains a week since I ton Citv districts, p������.>re<'atitt<'  the line was constructed to kepub- j nearly 7,"<)00 Teres, Tlie"*purohfts*  lie, and the road to Spokaue must J ing syndicate intends to subdivide  be completed from tho present t.*r-' the lands, making a bO'niinin"ne\t  initial of  the   road,    Republic.   to|\ear. ������  Sprkane inside of two  yar-i and a|"  The main object   of   Fruit   fn-  half.    This   will  give   the   U'.-lt!,.  s;>wf���������,. Cimniiigii'ini\s visit  Valley road a  good  country  from ; Ki.otenays is to enforce a  which to draw   lounge, a-/ it wili  campaign  for   fruit   trees,  open  up an  innm-tiM'  .igiicultur.il! ing is  to  be made   compulsory ���������  t������"������et. (Trail Xew������.  to  tho-  spraying  Spray-  i     Golden to Fort   SLocle. 'i'l.<. r<.>i.,.���������i,:,.   :       ��������� t   ,-  l lie Lolumbia cigar is uiadit trom  .   ,n��������� ,]".-"" "."'."; !     AccoMling to the 1,'itfM   i.-ports, | choice tobacco, and .smoker* should  uience.   o cut    OD.Otti, ties, which ! the C.P.R.   would  ������,.,������,...���������  to  b.-l look for it when in search ..f sot,-  will, bedf.veu  down  the  river  to j p.-^nt.g to cni,,tiuct a put of nothing that will   delight  t,.c ,en.scs  Hprmg.     Mr.   Dale   Koolcnav   (Vuli-.il- rniiwav    f.oni  will   Htiperintcnd   Ihe    work   arid ! (lolclcn  to s Fort  Midway-in tin  perintend Ihe work aud I (;0Ic|",Mi to "Fort'."$u-vh>. sny.-, the  about L'o men will be employed j I'rospootoi*. It. is, n-porlvif that  during the winter. Several imlo- (iftcn to twenty surveyors have  pendent tie makers are likely .to \ been sent in on tiie work: .  join in and ddve the entire product ( A. construction train is hein.r  at.the same tune down  tho  river. | mw|0- .������������������   ftt   |>t}Vclsto);  '.��������� During the ���������.coming winter and  spring the Rev. U'erroux says that  ten or twelve rich men will purchase 'many improved 'ranches in  the vicinity of Midway. Evidently  the sun is beginning to shine on  the West Fork and Midway.  ���������' -..   There With the Goods.  I am here with the goods, and if  you don't believe it call and inspect my mam moth stock of brand  new and second-hand goods of  every description.     A. L. Wiiitk.  oitycouSoilT  Tho council met on Monday  evoning. Present Mayor Bunting  and Aldermen Dcsros'ierH, Sutherland and Nelson.  A letter was read from C. J. Mc-  !S  up at Kovolstoko and it is  understood that a'large part of the  railway will .'bo under* constructioii  this fall and will be pushed through  to couijiletion as soon as possible.  The C. P. R, has coiiaiderable  property in the Columbia valley.  Mr. Bruce is there representing the  0. P. K. for the purpose of superintending the installation of an  irrigation scheme similar to that of  Calgary, which will render much  more productive large areas of this  great valley. The idea of the  company is to encourage settlement, and with this end in view  will push the work and make the  land available at tho earliest  possible date.  When you sold  me  this  watch,  lid the mild-mannered   man,.you  said it- would work like a charm.  Well '.' replied the jeweler.  Well,   suppose you  sell   me a'  charm   now ;   perhaps   that    wi I .  work like a watch.���������Philadelphia  Press.      _ _  Rubber stamps���������impression clear-;  and sharp���������leave  your   oiders  at  McRae Bros.  Provincial  Sanitarium, ;     ,  Within two weeks it is probable  that tho   Provincial   Tuberculosis  Arthur   wanting   to   buy   certain Sanitarium at Tranquillo will opon  A Hungry Town.'  They have* inaugurated n system  over in Mullan, Idaho, that  might  be tried with considerable prolifin  Moyie.     Last week   they  ad ver-,'  Used   that   a   meeting of the lire  brigade would beheld on a certain.  evening, and added that "aJuneJi,'  and refreshments will be served,,'.",.  It has been demonstrated time and'.  time again in Moyie that the only",  way ti^get a crowd is to give thn'i'n  afeed.���������]\lovio Leader, - ���������'  't  .'Another shipment just arrived;  of  Moroll'H   Iowa's   Pride "Meals.  RussolNLaw-CaulficId Co/���������      >' ���������'  \  \.:./;S.v.';!  ���������m  ���������''������������������ V.:.'. ���������������������������tvM  ������������������ ".'���������:;'V;:j(#i  mm  :-:":- ���������i,'.-v'v*',.VT  ,-...:���������.,,.:��������� ,���������(**? ,%T  .'���������."���������'I'4v������'itt;|  ...���������.���������/���������-;,r..l'>{i:Kf  ;*.'vf'STte! THE    LEDGE,    GREENWOOD,    BRITISH    COLUMBIA.  BY MARY J. HOLHES  I Author of "Dora Deane," "The English Orphans/' ������  "Lena Rivers/' "The Rector of St, Mark's/'  "Tempest and Sunshine/' Etc.  (Continued)  CHAPTER II.  Madge her schoolmates called her,  because the name suited her, they  said; but Maddy they called her at  home, and there was a world of unutterable tenderness in the voices of  the .old couple, her grandparents,  when they saici tlmt name, while their  dim eyes lighted up with pride and  joy when they rested upon the young  girl who answered to the name of  Maddy. Their" only daughter's only  child, sho had lived with them since  her mother's death, for her father  was a sea captain, who- never returned from his last voyage to China,  made- two months bcforo she was  born. Very lonely and desolate would  the homo of Grandfather Markharn  have been without the presence of  Madeline, but with her there, the old  red farmhouse seemed to the aged  couple like a paradise.  Forty  years   they  had  lived   there,  tilling the rather barren soil  of  the  rocky homestead, and, saving the sad  night when they heard that Richard  Clyde  was lost  at sea,  and   the   far  sadder morning  when their daughter  died,  bitter sorrow had  not come to  them;   and,   truly   thankful   for    the  blessings  so  long  vouchsafed    them,  they had retired each night in peace  with  God  and   man,  and  risen  each  morning to pray.   But a change was  coming over them.   In  an  evil  hour  Grandpa Markhain had signed a note  for "a neighbor and friend, who failed  to pay, and so it all fell on Mr. Mark-  ham, who, to meet the demand, mortgaged his homestead;    the    recreant  neighbor still  insisting that long before the mortgage should be due, he  certainly   would   be   able   himself   to  meet it.  This,   however,  he  had  not  done,  and, after  twice  begging  off a  foreclosure,    poor    old    Grandfather  Markharn found himself at the mercy  of a grasping,  remorseless man, into  whose hands the mortgage had passed.   It  was  vain   to  hope  that  Silas  Slocum would wait. The money must  either  be   forthcoming,  or    the    red  farmhouse be sold, with its few acres  of  land.   Among  his  neighbors  there  was not one who had the money to  spare,  even   if  he   had   been   willing  to do so. And so he must look among  strangers.  "If I could only help," Madeline  had said one evening when they sat  talking over their troubles; "but  there's nothing I can do, unless I apply for our school this summer. Mr.  Green is committeeman; he likes us  and I don't believe but what he'll let  me have it. I mean to go and see;"  and, ere the old people had recovered from their astonishment, Madeline  had caught her bonnet and shawl,  and was flying down the road.  Madeline was a favorite with all, especially, with Mr. Green, and as the  .school'.would be small that summer,  the plan struck him favorably. Her  age, however, was an objection, and  he must take time to see what others  thought of a child like her becoming  a schoolmistress Others thought well  of it, and so before the close of the  next day it was generally known  through Honedale, as the southern  part of Devonshire was called, that  pretty little Madge Clyde had been  engaged as teacher, sho receiving  three dollars a week, with the understanding that she must board herself.,  It did not take Madeline long to- calculate that twelve times three were  thirty-six, more than a tenth of what  her grandfather must borrow. It  seemed like a little fortune, and blithe  as a singing bird she flitted about the  house, now stopping a mqment to  fondle her pet kitten, while she whispered the good news in its very appreciative ear, and then stroking her  grandfather's silvery hair, as she  said:  "Yon can tell them that you are  sure of paying thirty-six dollars in  the fall, and if I do well, maybe  they'll hire me longer. I mean to try  my very best. I wonder if ever anybody before rne taught a school when  they were only fourteen and a- half.  Do I look as young as that?" and for  an instant the bright, childish face  ���������scanned itself eagerly in the old-  fashioned mirror, with the figure of  an eagle on the top.  She did look very young, and yet  there was something womanly, too,  in the - expression of the face, something which said that life's realities  were already beginning to be understood by her.  "If my hair were not short I should  do better. What a pity I cut it the  last time; it would have been so long  and splendid now," she continued,  giving a kind of contemptuous pull  at the thick, beautiful brown hair on  whose glossy surface there was in  certain lights n reddish tinge which  added to its beauty.  "Never mind the hair, Mnddy," the  old   man  said, gazing  fondly at  her  with u half sigh as he remembered  another brown head, pillowed now beneath the graveyard turf. "Mnybe you  won't pass muster, and then tho hair  will make no difference. There's a  new comrnrtteeman, that Dr. Hoi-  brook from Boston, and new ones are  apt to be mighty strict."  Instantly Mnd'dy's face flushed all  over  with  nervous    dread,    as    she  thought:  "What  if   I  should   fail?"  fancying that to do so would  be an  eternal disgrace But she should not.  She was called by everybody the very  'best scholar in school, the one whom  the teachers always put forward when  desirous of showing off, the one whom  ���������Mr. Tiverton, and Squire Lamb, and  Lawyer Whittemore always noticed so  'much. Of course she should not fail,  ���������though she did dread Dr. Holbrook,  wondering much what he would ask  her first, and hoping it    would    be  .something in arithmetic, provided he  did not stumble upon decimals, where  ���������she was apt to get bewildered. She  !had no foars of grammar. She could  /pick out the most obscure wntence  and  dissect  a double  relative   with  perfect ease; then, as to geography,  ���������she could repent whole pages of that,  iwhilo in the spelling-book, tho fou������-  dation  of a  thorough  education,  a������  ,sho had boen taught, she had no superiors and  but a very  fow equals.  'Still  she would  bo  very glad when  it was over, and sho appointed Monday,  both  because  ft was close    dt  hand, and because that was the day  ,lier grandfather had sot in which to  iride  to  Aikenaido,   in  an  adjoining  itown_.and.J~k its voutyr mriajer for  fheno'Sn STTIfree TiundreiTcloTrarra.   '  He could hardly tell why he had  thought of applying to Guy Remington for help, unless it were that he  once had saved the life of Guy's father, who, as long as he lived, had  evinced a great regard for his benefactor, frequently asserting that he  meant to do something for him. Rut  the something was never done, the  father was dead, and in his strait the  old man turned to the son, whom- he  knew to be very rich, and who he  .had been told was exceedingly generous.  "How I wish I could go with you  clear up to Aikenside! They say it's  so beautiful," Madeline had said, as  on Saturday evening they sat discussing the expected events of the following Monday. "Mrs. Noah, the house-  .kecper, had Sarah Jones there once,  to sew, and she told me all irbout it.  Thero are graveled walks, and nice  green lawns, and  big, tall trees, and  CTibugTitTier old cnough.'surely'iVwaa  not a matter with which the doctor  need trouble himself; and'somewhat  at ease on that point, Madeline don-  nod her longest frock, and, standing  on a chair, tried to discover how much  of her pantalets was visible.  "I could see splendidly in Mr. Remington's mirrors," she said to herself,  with a half-sigh of regret that her lot  had not been cast in some such place  as Aikenside, instead of there beneath  the hill in that wee bit of a cottage  whose rear stanted back until it almost touched the ground. "After all,  I guess I'm happier here," sho  thought. "Everybody likes me, while  if I were Mr. Guy's sister and lived  at Aikenside, I might be proud and  wicked, and "  She did not finish the sentence, butj  somehow the story of Dives and Lazarus, read by her grandfather that  morning, recurred to her mind, and  feeling how much rather she would  rest in Abraham's bosom than share  the fate of him who once was clothed  in purple and flue linen, she pinned  on her little neat plaid shawl, and,  tying the blue ribbons of her coarse  straw hat, glanced once more at the  formidable cube root, and then hurried down to where her grandfather  and old Sorrel were waiting for her.  "I shall be so happy when I como  back,  because  it  will   then  be over.  REARING  LAYERS.  underwe  nly on<  wear: out slowest,  des you from the day you  j- buy it.   That kind is trade-  marked (������������ above) in red, and guaranteed to yon  by etorei that kII it sad the people who make ft.  Made in many fabrics ana style*, at various  prices, in form-fitting sizes for woman,  men and children.    Look for the  PEN-ANGLE. .      ������������  Alfred's Infjrence  "I see that a man in Kansas has  applied for a patent on a spanking  machine he has invented," chuckles  Mr. Flithers, looking up from his  paper.  .    ....     ,     ,        ��������� ���������--   -----  --           'Did be have to invent one, papa,"  just like having a tooth    out,    ytm  ������������������i,���������j i,-.,,      -.,.    ,     ���������, T  know." she said to her grandmother.   askeJ llUle    A1������red'      because there  flowors���������oh ! so many !���������and marble  fountains, with gold fishes in tho  basin; and statues, big as folks, all  over the yard, with two brass lions  on the gateposts. But the house is  finest of all. There's a drawing room  bigger than u ballroom, with carpets  that let your feet sink in so far; pictures and mirrors clear to the floor-  think of that, grandpa! a looking-  glass so tall that one can sec the very  bottom of their dress and know just  how it hangs. Oh, I do so wish I  could have a peep at it! There are  two in one room, and the windows  are like doors, with lace curtains; but  what is queerest of all, the chairs andJ  sofas are covered with real silk, just  like that funny, gored gown of-grand-  ma's up in the oak chest. Dear me! I  wonder if I'll ever live in such a  place as Aikenside?"  "No, no, Mnddy, no. Be satisfied  with the lot where God has put you.  and don't be longing after something  higher. Our Father in heaven knows  just what is best for us; as He didn't  see fit to put you up at Aikenside,  'tain't noways likely you'll ever live  in the like of it."  "Not   unless   I   should   happen' to  marry a rich man. Poor girls like me  have  sometimes  done  that,    haven't  they?" was Maddy's demure reply.  Grandpa Markharn shook his head.  "They   have,   but  it's   mostly  their  ruination;  so  don't  build   castles  in  the air about this Guy Remington."  "Me! Oh, grandpa, I never dreamed of Mr. Guy!" and Madeline blushed half indignantly.  "He's too rich,  too aristocratic, though Sarah said he  didn't  act  one   bit   proud,   and   wad  so pleasant, the servants all worship  him, and Mrs. Noah thinks him good  enough for the Queen of England.  I  shall   think  so,   too,  if  he' lets    you  have the money. How I wish it was  Monday   night,   so   we   could   know-  sure I"  "Perhaps we both shall be terribly  disappointed," suggested grandpa,  but Maddy was more hopeful.  She, at least, would not fail, while  what sho had heard of Guy Remington, the heir of Aikenside, made her  believe that he would accede at once  to her grandpa's  request.  All  that night she  was working to  pay the debt, giving the money herself into the hands of Guy Remington,  whom she had  never seen,  but  who came up in her dreams tlie tall,  handsome-looking   man   she   had    so  often hoard described by Sarah Jones  after her return from Aiken&fde. Even  the  next day,  when,   by  her grandparent's side, Maddy  knelt reverently in the small, timeworn church nt  Honedale,  her  thoughts,  it must   bt*  confessed,   were   wandering   more   to  the to-morrow and Aikenside. than to  the sacred words her lips were uttering. She knew it was wrong, and with  a nervous start would try to bring her  mind back from decimal  fractions to  what   the   minister   was   saying;   but  Maddy was moiid. and  right in the  midst of the Collect,   Aikenside  and  its owner would   rise  before her, together with the wonder how she and  her grandfather would  feel one week  from that Sabbath day. Would the: desired certificate b? hers? or would she  be disgraced for ever and ever by a  rejection?    Would   the   mortgage   be  paid and her grandfather at ease, or  would his'.heart he breaking with the  knowing he must leave what had been  his   home   for  so   many   years?   Not  thus   was  it   with   the   aged  disciple  beside her���������the good old man, whose  white   locks  swept  the   large-lettered  book over which his wrinkled face was  bent, as he joined  in  the responses,  or saidthe prayers whose words had  over _him  so  soothing   an   influence,  carrying his thoughts upward to the  house  not  made  with   hands,   which  he felt assured would one day be his.  Once or twice, it is true, thoughts of  losing the dear old red cottage flitted  across his mind with a keen, sudden  pang, but he put it quickly aside, remembering at the same instant  how  the Father he loved dneth. all. things .  Well   to  such   n=   are   His    children.  Grandpa Murkhnm   was old~"ui    the  Christian course, while Maddy could  hardly   be  said   to   have  commenced  as yet, and so to her that April Sunday was long and wearisome. How ������he  did wish she might just look over the  geography,  ay way of refreshing h>������r  memory, or see exnotlv hew Ihe rule  [or extraotine (he cube root did rend,  out Maddy forbore, reading only the  Pilirrim's Progress. <he Rible. and tlie  IV- !)ro"'-'1** froni ,,1C Sunday school.  v\ith   the   earliest   dawn,   however,  she  was  up.  and   her    grandmother  henrd her rcpfiiting to herself much  of_ what  <the   dreaded   Dr.   Holbrook  might question her upon. Even when  bending over the wnwhtub. for there  wore no servants at the red cottage,  n  book  was arranged  before her, so  ,n,f, R )t? (,n"1'' study with  her eyes,  while her small, fnt hands and dimp-  ert arms were busy in the suds.  Before I'm oVI'-rk everything was done,  he Plothps, white as the snowdrops in  to  rnrdpti   b"ds.   were   swinging   on  i  j     i?' ,Ile Ki,<"heri floor was scrubbed,  the  wtnrlowt   washed,  the  best  room   swept.   Hip   vepotsthlps   cleaned  for dinner, mid  then   Mnddv's work  was flnif-hed.   'Grnndmn ponld do all  the ropt." she said, nnd Madeline was  free "tn pt,t hor eyes out over them  big hno'f. if tho liked,"  Swiftly f|<"w ������ho hours until Its. wan  who bent down for the good-by kiss  without which Mnddy never left her.  "Now, grandpa, drive on; I was to be  there at three," and chirruping herself to Sorrel, the impatient Madge  went riding from the cottage door,  chatting cheerily until the village of  Devonshire! wns reached; then, with a  farewell to her grandfather, who  never dreamed that the man whom  he was seekipit wns so near, she tripped up the flncpinc walk. and. as we  have seen, soon stood in the presence  of not nnlv Dr. Holbrook, but also of  Guy Remington. ,  Poor, poor little Madge!  (To Be Continued)  A  HINT FOR TRAMPERS.  aren't any more   women   like mamma?"���������Success Magazine.  It Keeps the Muscles Pliant���������Men  given tomuscular sports and exercises and those who suffer muscular  pains from bicycle riding will find  Dr. Thomas' Eclectric Oil sometning  worth trying. As a lubricant it will  keep the muscles pliable and free  from pains which often follow constant use of thorn, without softening  them or impairing their strength.  For bruises, sprains, and contusions  it is without a peer.  Chamola  Over    the  Heels    to    Slip  Stockings.  Walking In tho mountains seeins to  bo more destructive to the stockings  thau any other form of ererclse, oven  bicycling.    The change of grades appears to bring special stress upon the  heels and necessitates darning In holiday time,  when  darning Is most obnoxious.   Having had experience with  this, we were delighted to discover at  a drug store some chamois heels which  could  be  slipped over the  stockings  when tramping and saved a great deal  of wear upon them.   These are not always to be found, but they can be  easily made at home If some care Is  taken iu cutting a pattern and carefully fitting it to the person who is to  wear the heeis.   For the pattern cut a  piece   of   paper   five   Inches   square,  marking  it  at  tho   top   aud   bottom.  Fold it across the middle, and on the  fold make a cut an inch and a quarter  deep from each edge.   From the point  thus reached cut a curve to the two  lower corners.   Fold tlie lower corners  over on the outside so that they almost  moot the upper corners.   Fit this to the  heel and when properly shaped cut out  the chamois, stitching It smoothly and  firmly iu form and adding two elastic  bands to reach over the ankle from the  two sets of corners.   There are such  differences in--the sizes of heels that  the pattern must necessarily be somewhat modified for different ages, but  if properly made and carefully worn  these heels are very useful.���������J. H. Iu  Good Housekeeping.  An English merchant was a daily  customer in a well-known restaurant,  and always honored the waiter in a  most generous fashion. One day, to  his surprise, another waiter served  him.  "The other waiter is here, but he  can't serve you."  "Why not?" queried,the astonished  diner.-  "Well, you see, sir," was the reply,  "we played cards the other evening,  and after he had lost all his money  I had the good-fortune to win you."  ���������Argonaut.  BABY'S DANGER  Trinkets and jewels are at presrmt  so profusely hung on the dresses of  fashionable women that thieves are  reaping the richest street harvest experienced for many years. But for the  "plain clothes men" always on the  look out in the west end shopping district any competent robber could collect a few dozen miniatures, lace ornaments, wrist purses and watches every  day of the week.  Pickpockets arc nearly extinct  There are no women's pockets to pick.  Jewels that a man would want to  conceal in an underground safe are  carelessly attached by women to their  dresses and dangled under the noses  of gentlemen of the light-fingered industry.' ':''.'':  ,"���������' 7 .������������������---"  - The practice of pinning the" watch  on the blouse has become common  again." Near the watch a miniature  is hung on a slender gold chain. A  diamond brooch gleams at the neck  aud a ruby of turquoise fastening, set  in the shape of a snake or a lizard, is  also included.  The ornaments may be worth one  hundred guineas of any dealer's money. But as the fashion of hooking  jewels to the blouse is infecting the  less affluent, the value of an outfit has  to regavd the difference as a business  risk.���������'..      ��������� .-....������������������ --..������������������ -  But the fashion docs not stop at  blouse decoration. A purse made of  dainty links, so fine and so closely  woven, however, that they look like  cloth of gold, is suspended from the  wrist.  Here again the thief is tempted. The  purse must not be tightly clutched.  It is good form to let it swing negligently. The chain is a delicate trifle  that the expert thief can snap quite  easily.  As the purse has cost about ������20,  and its contents, therefore, are not  likely to bo coppers, the criminal is  prepared to stake a week or two of  liberty in going for tho prize.���������Glasgow Herald.  Trouble*; of Their Own.  Alluding to Keir Hardie's tour  abroad. The Capo Doily Telegraph  says: "South Africa might well be  relieved of the infliction of a visit  from him. There are enough troubles  in the country already, without having troubJe-makerB from the Motherland."  More little lives    are    lost during  the hot weather months than at any  other time of the year.   In the summer months little ones are the victims of diarrhoea, cholera infantum,  dysentery    and     stomach     troubles.  These come suddenly   and    without  warning, and if a medicine is not at  hand to give promptly the short delay may mean death.    During    the  hot   weather   months   Baby's   Own  Tablets should   be    kept   in   every  home where there is a young child.  An occasional   use   of   the   Tablets  will    prevent   stomach    and   bowel  troubles.    Or  if  the  troubles   come  unawares a prompt use of this medicine will bring   the    child    through  safely.    Mrs. J. Renard,  New Glasgow, Que., says:    "I    cannot   speak  too  highly   of- Baby's  Own  Tnhlnta.  One of my'children had a severe attack  of diarrhoea which the Tablets  promptly cured."   Sold by medicine  dealers or by mail at 25 cents a box  from The   Dr.    Williams'   Medicine  Co., Brockville, Ont.  ^n Expert Poultryman-Tells How This  ' Can Be Done Successfully.  H. P. Rankin has the following words  if wisdom In the American Agriculturist concerning the difficult problem  >f rearing chicks designed especially  for development into persistent layers:  V\^ien the chicks first come out of the  shell, I leave them in the incubator till  the last hatched is twenty-four hours  old, then remove to a brooder with a  temperature of 00 degrees, the brooder  floor being first covered with a thin  layer of sand and one inch of cut alfalfa, and give grit and water hvo  hours before feeding. I feed a dry  grain chick food containing 20 per  cent chick grit and 5 per cent small  granulated charcoal. The brooder is  cleaned every day by sifting sand  through a cofuroeal sieve. Beef scraps  are kept before them after they are  four days old. This is their feed till  they are six weeks old, when they are  given free range and are fed but threo  times a day, corn being mixed with  their food, one part cracked corn, oue'  part wheat, three parts ground.oats In  bulk with fine meal sifted out. I always feed iu a litter to keep them  busy.  When they aro four months old, I  feed one part coru, one part wheat,  one part barley and two parts oats  threo times a dny with coarser charcoal in the same proportion or fed In  hoppers always before them. At five  mouths old I begin feeding one part  corn, one part wheat, one part barley  and two parts oats three times a day  with coarser charcoal in the same proportion, or fed in hoppers always before them, with green stuff of some  sort always near. Steamed cut alfalfa  and cabbage aro best in winter. In  rearing laying chickens It is most important to keep them growing all the  time and always busy. Nothing over  has been or will be profitable brought  up iu Idleness.  By following the above regimen and  attending to proper cleaning of the  chicken houses, destroying all injurious  vermin, insects, etc., and using scrap'  meats exclusively, I have reared chick-,  ens that have no superiors in laying  qualities. I do not breed for.yearly,  records, wanting eggs only from Nov.  1 to July 1, and I select none for breeders that do not lay at least 150 eggs  in that period. In selecting my breeders I weigh their breeding, laying qualities and standard points.  NO  ABILITY  TO DIGEST FOOD  Nervous System So  Exhausted That Vital   Organs  Are Feeble In Action  Dr. Chase's .'Nerve' Food.   ,  The digestive system is a -wonderful piece of machinery, but power is  necessary to make it effective.  Iii'this case the power is the nerve  force contained in the body, and if  the.nerve force is'lacking the digestive 'system becomes f- crippled, and  there is suffering from indigestion,  nervous headaches,' neuralgic ,pains,  dizzy spells,'weakness and discourager  ment. ,     ' ���������' -   ���������  Strength cannot "be regained from  the food you eat so long as digestion  is so imperfect, but you can'be-restored by -Dr. Chase's Nerve Food,  which contains in condensed pill form  the very elements of nature which go  to form new nerve force.  Overwork, worry, anxiety"-and,.excessive mental effort exhaust the "nervous system at. a tremendous rate,  and repair must be made before some  dreadful form of.nervous disease sets  in. Dr. Chase's'Nerve Food invigorates the nerves.which control the digestive fluids, sharpens the appetite,  is slightly laxative, so as to encourage the action of the. bowels and  strengthens every organ of the body.  You can use this treatment feeling  certain that every dose is doing you  at least some good, and can prove it'  by noting your'Tncrease in weight.  ��������� Mrs.    J;   B. i Tardiff, ' Mariapolis,  Man.;, writes: /"When T  began- tho  use of ��������� Dr> Chase's" Nerve Food - my  health was in a terribly bad condition.   My doctor told me that I'was,  going .into    consumption,    and" for  three -years my bowels were so loose  and watery-that   I -was-continually .  kept weak and- run- down.    In spite  of the'many remedies used I-gradually grew worse. and ".worse.    I - could  scarcely get about "the,   house 'and  suffered a-great deal from-backache;  stomach and kidney troubles!  "Dr..,Chase's Nerve .Food' .proved  to.be exactly-what I needed, and by  keeping up this treatment for a time  I' got so strong and well that I did  my own housework and sometimes  worked in the fields without feeling  any the-worse for it. It is a pleasure  as well'as a duty for me to recommend  Dr.   Chase's. Nerve  Food.  ,"My husband was cured of Kidney  disease and Urinary troubles by using Dr. .Chase's Kidney-Liver -Pills."  Dr. Chase's Nerve Food, 50 cents a  box,- 6 boxes for $2.50, at all dealers,  or Edmanson, Bates &,Co., Toronto./  The Difference  . "In the city we always dress for  dinner."  "Must be lazy. In the country we  have dressed about seven hours ��������� by  the time dinner bell, rings."  Mother Grave's Worm. Exterminator has the largest sale of any similar  preparation sold in Canada. It always gives satisfaction by restoring  health to the little ones.  "So you don't share the general indignation toward the railways?"  ���������"No," answered Farmer Corntossel.  "I have always- felt that a locomotive was entitled to a great deal of  credit' for sticking to the track instead of snorting up and down the  country roads like an" automobile."  ���������Washington Star. .  Minard's Liniment Cures-Burns, etc.  "Now," said Tommy's mother, "I  hope you'll profit by that spanking,  and not be such a little savage hereafter."  "Boo-hoo!"-blubbered Tommy. "I  wisht I wuz a litle savage. Little  savages' mammas don't wear slip-'  pers."���������Philadelphia Press.  Minard's Liniment Relieves Neuralgia  John and Willie are twins. Their  best friend and playfellow is Archie,  who has red hair and a hot temper.  One day' they quarrelled and Archie  started home in a huff. The unsympathetic twins called after him,  "Red head! Red Head!" Archie  seemed not to hear until the insult  was repeated, then he turned and  called back:  "Don't care if I am red-headed. I  ain't twins and folks can tell, me  apart."���������Grand Forks Press.  It is only necessary to read the testimonials to be convinced that Hol-  loway's Corn Cure is unequalled for  the removal of corns, warts, etc. It  is a complete extinguisher.  Fighting Vermin.   "-  It Is a waste of time to fight vermin  so long as tlie droppings are allowed to  remain in the houses week after week.  Clean up each morning. It takes but a  minute or two each day, and with tho  occasional assistance of kerosenr lice  seldom cause any trouble.  Remove the nest boxes and fixtures  from the houses and fairly saturate  them with kerosene, then go inside  and with a spray pump send the kerosene into every crack and crevice. It  does noble work, and your hens will  bless you for it.  Another good precaution is to use insect powder liberally in the nest boxes.  It will kill such vermin as are lodged  In the feathers of the hens."  If the young chicks arc drooping, examine their heads, and tho chances nre  that a large gray louse will be found.  A drop of sweet oil will soon settle the  matter.  "Waiter, bring me a beefsteak and  potatoes."  (    "Sorry, sir; it's off."  "A cutlet, then."  . "No cutlets today, sir."  "Well, a sandwich."  "None in  the house, sir."  "What have you,  then,  for   goodness sake?" _    ,  "The   bailiffs,   sir."���������Meggendorfer  Blaetter.  ENGLISH SPAVIN LINIMENT removes  all hard, soft or - calloused lumps and blemishes, from horses, blood spavin, curbs,  splints, ringbone, sweeney, stifles, sprains, sore  and swollen throat, coughs, etc. Save $50 by  use nf one-bottle. Warrantnd the most wonderful  Blemish  Cure  ever known.  Market Preference as to Poultry.  Practically all the large markets in  the United States require yellow skin  (or flesh) and legs in first grade market  poultry. English and Canadian ��������� markets call for white skin (or flesh) and  legs for their better grades. Boston  and New York markets require dry  picked poultry and will only take tho  scalded product at- a discount. San  Francisco and Philadelphia insist upon  dry picked poultry and do not want  scalded. St. Louis, Chicago, Baltimore  and Washington prefer scalded poultry  except for storage purposes. Dry  picked poultry only is accepted for  cold storage.  A Sampie oi  Chinese Cake.  Says the North China Daily News of  Shanghai: "At the instance of a Chinese   gentleman   a   shopkeeper    was  charged at the mixed co'irt yesterday  with selling a  cake unfit for human  -onsumption.   The cake .was produced  D court and contained quite an ento  mological collection, including several  cockroaches,   two   or  three  centipeds  nnd a beetle.   A servant of tlie com  plainant gave evidence of buying the  cake.   Accused apologized for his mistake.   He had prepared the cake as  medicine   for  himself.    His  assistant  had sold it to the servant by mistake,  He was fined $2 and cautioned."  Sleeplessness���������When the nerves are  unstrung and the "whole body given  up to wretchedness, when the mind  is filled-with gloom and dismal forebodings, the result - of derangement  of. the digestive organs," sleeplessness'  comes to add to the distress. If only  the subject,could sleep there would  be oblivion for a while and temporary relief. Parmelee's - Vegetable-  Pills will not only induce sleep,J but  will act so beneficially that ,the subject will wake refreshed and restored  to happiness.  Little Boy (watching the cows feed)  ���������The poor cows! I am sorry for  them. They have to eat the same  thing every day and never get ~ any  dessert.���������Bon Vivant.  OKANAGAN   LAND  ��������� A bum expert in the hands of a  skilful lawyer feels much as though  he were located in the lost, strayed  or stolen department.    ���������  "What does it mean, pa, when it  says that the worm turned?"  "That the worm doesn't live in a  flat."���������Town Topics.  Admiral Dewey at a recent dinner  praised the bravery of the American  troops during the civil war.  "Both sides alike were brave," he  said; "North and South, soldiers and  sailors. And the bravery of the recruits was a thing to be seen to be  believed.      ���������  "There used to bo circulated, however, a good story about a Connecticut recruit. This young man, after  he had got initiated, fought heroically;, but in his first engagement ho  was very nervous.  "A chum o* his was in the lino  ahead of him, and when the bullets  began to fly the chum began to  dodge.  "Thereupon the recruit shouted excitedly:  '"Hey, Jim, don't duck; I'm bo-  hind ye.',"  The Cause of Wry Tails.  The cause of wry tails Is obscure, but  Is attributed tc an Injury to the hip or  some part of tbe rear of the body,  which causes a deformity. Examine a  wry tailed chicken after dressing it  and you will usually find, we think,  that It Is a deformity of some part of  the body, usually of the hip, that  causes it. It has been argued that  such deformities are caused by overcrowding in the brooder or being  crowded into a cramped position for  several hours when the bones are soft  and plastic. This, however, Is theory  only.  Kerosene In the Poultry Yard.  For birds which have scaly. legs,  sponging the legs with a saturate solution of cnido naphthalene flakes In  kerosene is good. Be careful not to get  any on the soft parts and do not allow  the birds to go to roost immediately  after treating them. This nilxturo will  blister If It gets on the soft flesh. To  clean combs and wattles wash with  good white soap and hot writer. Then  rub.Iu a very little vaseline or fresh  butter. Do not get on too much grease,  as it will collect dust and dirt  He Grossed It Out  A certain medical specialist was In  tho habit of using a notebook to assist his memory. In the course of  time Ills aged father died. The worthy  doctor attended tho funeral as chief  mourner with duo solemnity. At tho  close lie was observed to. draw out a  notebook and to cross out tho words*;  "Mem.���������Bury father."���������Argonaut  Cold Water Plain Cake.  A cold water plain cake is made by   t creaming together one quarter cupful  time to'be gcttiritf ready, when'again f uuttcr n,iu" ono ana" a half cupfuls of  tho fihort bnir was deplored, as boforo sugur. Add twe well beaten eggs, ono  nor dooking-tdnsB Madeline brushed cupful water and. two and a half cup-  nni ttrrnnffod lir-r shining, beautiful ' fuls flour sifted with two teaspoonfuls  locks. Would Dr. Holbrook think of ,| baking powder. Flavor with anything  )m��������� nm> S.mrwvm h, ������hn..M ���������<* it. I r.r^rrnd.  VM. .������0. k������  ���������i-.-.-.L!������,t,. 1/  ilt. Gxacn  Give the Chicks Shade.  Provide shade In both tlie poultry  yards and the chick runs. If nothing  better can bo afforded, erect canopies  or tents. These can be made out of old  bngglng. If properly protected aud  rightly fed chicks grow rapidly, during  hot weather, as they can gather many  bugs and worms.  Road to Larder Lake.  Hon. Dr. Reauine, Minister of Pub  lie Woiks, Ontario, has stated that  his department will at once undertake  the building of a wagon road frorc  Boston on the Temiskaming & Northern Ontario Eailway to Larder Lake,  a distance of about 14 miles. Mr. A.  W. Campbell," Deputy Minister of  Public Works, will have supervision  of the surveys, the preliminary work  on whicb trad already been completed  The work will be carried out as rapidly .as is consistent with 'the making  of the serviceable road  .Seaweed.  The longest plants In the world are  seaweed. One tropical and subtropical  variety is known which, when It  reaches Its full development. Is at least  COO feet In length. Seaweeds do not receive any nourishment from the sediment at the bottom or borders of the  son, but only from air and mineral  matters held In solution In the sea -water. _  . Using the Blotter.  A woman was trying to lift a big  blot of Ink from a letter with a piece  of blotting paper, with the usual result  of making the blot bigger and uglier  than It was at first. "Let me show you  how to do that," said her friend. "I  learned the trick In a stationer's shop  in London last year. You just moisten  tho corner of the blotter first, to get  It started, and then apply It to the ink  spot. There! Isn't It wonderful how  clean It takes It all up?"  Those contemplating- the purchase  of land in the Okanagan Valley for a  home or as" an investment should  write Thos'. Bulman, Mission Road,  Kelowna; B.C., betore Luying. 'Mr.  Bulman, who has been for the last  fifteen years in business . in Winnipeg, has ' late'y purchased a large  tract of land in the valley with the  intention of .residing there permanently, and has subdivided a portion  into ten-acre blocks. He will look  after the planting of orchards for  parties not wishing to move out at  once, and also will look after" and  care for the orchards until they  oome into bearing.  "How did you get into this country?" asked a reporter of a Chinaman. "Wa3 it through the open  door?"   ' i  'No; through a chink," replied  the Celestia', tersely.���������Judge's Library.  liiillii  ilillillr  preferred.  W.   N.   U.   No.   658  Leaky Barrels as Coops.  If barrels that are laid on their sides  are used for coops, be sure to cover  them well with oilcloth or some other  covering that will keep out rain. A  'enky barrel will hold the water and  drown tlie chicks.  For 8ore Throats.  For an ordinary sore throat with loss  of voice or buskincss, dip a folded  handkerchief In cold water. Encircle  the neck with tho wet handkerchief  and cover It with several folds of old  flannel. One night's application Is usu-  ttiUr .cuiiiclcat do. relieve slight cases..  Cold-proof  Underwear  Stanfield's Underwear is  made' of long, silky, Nova  Scotia wool���������the finest in the  world, for Underwear.  The superior quality of  wool���������together with the peculiar knit of the garments  ���������give the greatest possible  warmth with the least weight.  Stanfield's  Unshrinkoble  Underwear  comes in sizes to perfectly fit all  figures. Every garment guaranteed absolutely unshrinkable,    89  \..  A Cutting Answer  A well known clergyman was busily  searching in the Minster Library at  York on one occasion, when two  young officers of the garrison lounged  in. Mistaking him ��������� for the verger,  they said, "Well, old man, .what have -  you got to show us?"  "Sir," replied the clergyman, "to  gentlemen we show the libiary, to  others the door."  'Training Lantanas.  Lantanas arc rapid growers and irffl  soon form large specimen plants. They  do not mind being pruned and can  easily be trained into graceful shapes.  Propagation Is easily effected In August by cuttings placed In sandy soil.  Shrub Propagation. .  The hydramreii Btarts from green cut-  titles 11a easily as the geranium. The  ������wrt.'l of success lies Iu cutting back  fn'ilk' Koveri'ly, ns Is practiced with  tome of our best rones.  :ii.  J  ;;S'vVi.; THE    LEDGE,    GREENWOOD,    BKITISB    COLUMBIA.  KHiNEYTROUBLE  Suffered Two Years���������Relieved In Three  Months.  oeeeeeo60������e*c6&ceooooeet>������e  a ���������  ������   *   . ���������  ������  0  e  By M.' C.  SANFORD.  , ME. C. B. FIZER,    Mt.    Sterling,  Ky., writes:  "I have suffered with kidney and  other trouble for ten  years  past.  "Last March I commenced, using  Peruna and continued ' for .three  months. I have not used it since,  nor have I felt a pain.  "I believe that I am well   and   I  . therefore give my highest recommendation to the curative qualities of Peruna.  Po-ru-na   For   Kidney -Trouble  Mrs. Goo. H. Simser, Grant, Ont.,"  Can., writes:  "I had not been well for about four  years, I had kidney trouble, and, in  fact, felt badly nearly all the time.  "This summer I got so very bad I  thought I would try Peruna,, so I  wrote to you and began at once to  take "Peruna and Manalin.  "I took only two bottles of Peruna  and one of Manalin, and now I feel  better than I have for some time.  "I feel that Peruna and Manalin  cured me aud made a different woman  of me altogether. I bless the day I  picked up the little book and'iead  of your Peruna."  It is the business of the kidneys .to'  remove from the blood all poisonous  materials. They must be active all  the time, else the system suffers.-  There are times when they need a  little assistance.  Peruna is exactly this sort of a  remedy. It has saved many people  from-disaster by rendering the kid  neys service at a time when- they  were not able to bear their own burdens.  Equivocal "**  ''Q>\\! just listen to me," finally exclaimed Mrs. Chatters, "annoying you  with all this talk about Mrs. Nex-  dore's shameful treatment of me, and  my other troubles."  "Not at all, my dear," replied Mr3.  Deeply, "I'm glad to hear it."���������Philadelphia Press. ��������� " "  Perfect ventilation is the 'first requirement of a kitchen. Next, comes  light and possibilities of cleanliness  with the expenditure of the least labor.  Kleptomania    is-  a    disease    that  -never attacks  persons  worth  a cent  less than $100,000..    -  Mr. Townguy���������How long does a  fish grow in a year?"    .  The Guide���������Wa'al, it' depends on  who's tellin' it an' his eddication  an' nateral inventiveness.���������Chicago  News.  Minard's Liniment Cures Dandruff.  Wife (scornfully) ��������� Oh, I've no  doubt you were at your literary club  reciting poetry till this hour of the  night. And, pray, what were you  reciting?  Husband (reminiscently)���������I think  it wash something 'bout 'Chips that  Pass in the Night.' "���������Baltimore  American.  CATARRH CANNOT BE CURED.  With LOCAL APPLICATIONS, as they  canot reach the seat of the disease.  Catarrh is a blood or constitutional disease, and In order to cure it you must  take internal remedies. Hall's Catarrh  Cure is taken Internally, and acts directly on the blood and mucous surface*  Hall's Catarrh Cure is not a quack medicine. It was prescribed by one of the  best physicians In the country for years  and is 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 of-the two Ingredients is what produces such wonderful results in curing Catarrh. Send for  testimonials free. ..  F. J. CHENJ5Y & CO.,  Props.,  Toledo. O.  Sold by Druggists, price 75c.  Take Hall's Family Fills for constipation  In certain London railway stations  the proprietors of the lunch counters  have a custom of dating eggs. That  is, they mark on the shell of a boiled  egg the date on which it was laid.  The evident purpose is to reassure  doubting customers; the possib'e result is less comforting. A party arrived at the station shortly beforo  midnight, and following the habit of  most travellers mado at once for the  lunch counter. They demanded eggs  and asked that they might have  'some of that day's laying. .  "Sorry, sir," said the clerk. "Today's heggs is all gone, but," glancing at the clock, which pointed to a  quarter before twelve, "if you'd not  mind tho date Hi could give you  somo of tomorrow's."���������R3ynolds'  Weekly.  of Alcohol  Doctors prescribe very little, If  any, alcohol these days. They  prefer strong tonics and alteratives. This is all In keeping  with modern medical science.  It explains why Ayer's Sar-  saparilla is now made entirely  free from alcohol. Ask your  doctor.   Follow his advice.  W������ ���������pafcllsa ear fernmUu  wTUnlih etooasl I  from oaruedloltSM I  We nrs* you to I  oonsull /oar  , Sootor  Unless there is daily action of the bowels, poisonous products are absorbed,  causing headache, biliousness, nausea,  dyspepsia. We wish you would ������sk your  doctor cboutcerrcclirig your constipation  by taking laxative doses of Ayer's Pills.   Med* by tho J, O. Af������t Oo., X������w������U, Mill.���������.  Copyright, 11107, by Jessie Morgan,  ������ietiett������t ���������'������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������>��������� *���������������  It was Friday afternoon. As usual,  )uck bad 'telephoned Elinor asking her  to go'automoblliug with bun, and, not  nt all us usual, she had said she would  not. ��������� Her refusal was unpremeditated  and almost asstnuch of a surprise to  uerbclf as It'was to Jack, but sober  second thought seemed to justify it.  It was foolish, so argued Elinor' to  herself as she hung up tbe receiver, to  let Jack take so much for granted, to  let him think she was always ready,  ,rs a mutter of course, to answer his  heck and call! She .would show him a  ,chlng or two. There were other men  to be considered, and she didn't Intend  to marry J<u.-k any more than���������well,  p'vtrlmps not as much us she Intended  to marry some one else! Still It was  such u lovely utteruoou, and she did so  love to go atttoinohiling!  ��������� -���������flie leleplioue.rung ugaln.  "Hollo." niusneri'd Elinor languidly.  ���������Oh, Mr. NorrlsY Yes. Go automohll-  dig with yuu this afternoon? 1 shull  be delighted. Throe o'clock? All right  I'll be ready.   Goodby."  * Elinor chipped her hands and gave  lierself a little squeeze of congratulation. f  Half au hour later, her little round  chin tilted saucily above tho big blue  uow of her 'gauzy veil, Elinor stood  waiting on the porch, a picture of pert  ucss and pretlluess. ^  At the "honk, honk," of an approaching automobile she ran quickly down  the steps to greet Vernon Norris, but  co her astonish merit the car did not  .stop, and, looking- -after it curiously,  she discovered that It was not Vernon,  after all, but Jack, and���������could she believe her- eyes?���������he. was not alone!  There was a funny little tight feeling  about Elinor's heart that she didn't  care to analyze. She turned her back  ou the vanishing apparition of Jack,  and there on the top of the hill, like  a coming event that had cast its shadow before It (alas, that it wns such a  corporeal shadow!), she saw Vernon's  car looming into sight.  Anyway,. reflected Elinor,������ if Vernon's auto wasn't such a beauty as  Jack's, It was still an auto, and if  Vernon wasn't, perhaps, as handsome  as Jack, he was still a man, and when  It "came to a matter of 'comparison, n  man far more solicitous of her happiness. Jack had a way of spinning  through the country without, apparently, the least consciousness of her  presence beside him. Vernon, on the  other hand, was always on the alert to  rescue the wayward end *bf her veil,  to Inquire for her comfort and to ask  what speed best pleased her present  mood. With him she herself, not the  machine, was the center of hlR  thoughts. )  As a result of these reflections, Elinor greeted Vernon w'ith an unusually  winsome smile and extended her hand  with charming gracibusnessr a" favor  which that young man, most naturally, flattered himself was stimulated  by his own irresistible powers of attraction.  Elinor followed up the.cordiality of  her welcome with such a chatter of  merry talk as they went flyiug  through the country and seemed so  radiantly happy, that Vernon, bringing the machine to a sudden slowdown, simultaneously with his inspiration, decided to learn his fate then  and there.  It proved most literally a popping  of the question. His declaration was  cut short with a sound as of spontaneous combustion. The noise, together  with Vernon's unexpected proposal,  took Elinor off her feet, both mentally  and physically. As she sprang up  Vernon caught her to him.  "It's all right, dear," he murmured,  with extravagant tenderness. "You're  not hurt; only frightened," and he lifted her veil so that he might look into  her face.  Elinor freed herself with effort  "No," she said, sadly, "I'm not hurt  -and I'm not frightened." She felt  suddenly an Indescribable shrinking  from the man. He had been too quick  to take advantage of the situation.  Had It been Jack, he��������� ,  Vernon interrupted her train of  thought by shouting to some men In  the distance for help. They did not  bear him.  "Awfully sorry," he said finally,  "but I'm afraid I'll have to go across  the Holds for help. There's a farmhouse over there. I'm very much like  llumpty Dumpty. you see. * I don't  know how to pat myself together  again." (Elinor saw, but somehow  was not amused.) "Will you be timid  here alone?"  "Not at all." sho answered firmly.  Ignoring the sentimental look in his  ���������eyes.--          ,.:- ,.-.-.,:-....:..���������..  "I won't bo long," ho assured her  as he Jumped out of the car. "Stay  Just where you are and make yourself  comfortable.   The car won't budge."  After Vernon had disappeared from  sight, Elinor, not at all confident. In  spite of his assurance, as to what the  Inconstant auto might do next jumped  out and perched herself on the post of  a nearby fence.  She was a most bewitching little  vision as she sat there, her;fawn colored coat outlined against the green  meadow background, and her filmy  von, which she had loosened,-Joatlng  out airily iu the breeze as if on; its  way to Join the clouds In the blue sky  above It. But Elinor was oblivious to  (he plcturesqucness of her plight. AH  she could think of was Its stupidity,  Why, oh why, hadn't she gone wltb  .lack?   Oh, yes, she remembered���������she  was teaching him'' a lesson, showing  him his proper place, tempering his  unwarranted aud unendurable air of  assumption. Hum! Let's see, this  wns August���������it was just six months  since she had met him, and be seemed  to think so brief an acquaintance entitled him to the privileges of many  years. To bo sure, she had been to  nearly every one of the Country club  dances with him���������but ho did dance so  divinely���������and had. gone' autolng with  him cvory Friday afternoon for a matter of some eight or ten weeks. But  what of It?    There, were plenty of  <;ause She nappenea ro -rate, j-acffTJ  dancing and Jack's auto better than  anybody else's, was that any reasou  why 'he-  Honk, honk!.  The staccato breaking of the'Silence  nearly caused Elinor to lose her balance. She gripped the top rail of the  fence hard,and watched tlie wild thing  whiz bf. Suddenly it began to slow  down, then it turned around and started back again. Jack's car! Her heart  gave a bound of happy relief.1 Then It  sank Blckcningly ns again she noticed  some one beside him���������n woman, but  so heavily veiled that Elinor could not  see her face. * >  Jack brought the machine to a standstill, beside its'disabled contemporary,  jumped out nnd looked about for its  possible owner. He could scarce believe his- senses when he1 saw Elinor  perched In solitury misery ou the fence.  "Why, Elinor." he cried In astonishment, "what bus happened?"   "  "Nothing much, "thank you, Mr. Williams," answered _ Elinor distantly.  "Just a slight accident, Mr. Norri3'  has gone across the fields to get some  assistance. He will be back in a minute. ' Don't stop," I beg of you.V  But Jack was used to havjng his own  way and was already underneath Vernon's machine investigating the cause  of the trouble.  Meanwhile between Elinor and tho  veiled hidy In the~otbcr car there wu3  an exchange of furtive glances, but  none of civilities.  "She's all right now," exclaimed  Jack, emerging soon. "Just got tired  of going so fust nnd thought she'd  give you two a little surprise. Which  way did you say Norris went?"  Before .Elinor could reply Jack had  run up the road u short distance and  stood looking intently through his field  glasses at a speck of a figure hurrying  toward them.  "That's Norris now,'.' he called back  to the veiled lady. "Say, Nora,* sup;  pose you get Into his car and run up  to meet him." It will give him a jolly  good surprise to be rescued by his own  machine. I'll stay with Miss Kendall."  xThe veiled lady answered with. a  cherry "All right, Jack," that made Elinor wince and shifted with easy ngil  Ity from one car to the other.'  As soon as tbe machine had a good  start Jack,' with a leap and a bound,  made for the fence. He lauded with a  jump directly in front of Elinor* and  stood looking up at her wistfully.  "On which side of the fence are you  going to jump, dear?" he asked gently.  "On the other." replied,Elinor, with  a little gasp.  But she did not. for Jack took her  in his strong arms and, heedless of her  protestations, ran with her to his machine, which he set going at full speed.  When Elinor hud regained her equilibrium and her breath, she assumed  an injured expression wholly out of  keeping with the tumult of joy In her  heart  "Who Is the other woman?" she asked frigidly, though what did it matter now?  Jack laughed heartily.  "My cousin Nora and yours to be,  dear.    I had to get some one to ride  with me, you know."  ��������� Elinqrjooked up at him_ shyly._ , __ ���������  "Do you think they'lfcatcli up with  us?" she asked, her eyes sparkling with  happiness.  ' "Probably 'won't try to, "chuckled  Jack. "You see, Nora's steering that  machine, and Vernon will have to follow her lead. She's had her cap set  for him ever since she came to town.  She wasn't having a bit of a good time  with me. But suppose they should  overtake us, Elinor," continued Jack,  with mock anxiety, "-would you like to  change back agaiu?"  "No, Jack," replied Elinor softly.  "I've made my Jump, and I'm on your  side of the fence forever."  Sore, hot, aching; or blistered feet are cooled and  healed by Zam-Buk. Store  girls, postmen, policemen.  In intra and all who eland and  walk a lot should tent lis raluot  Zam-Buk nloo cures ehannjr  sores,   inneot  b tea, HUiiburn.  ulcers, eczema, boat eoipb mid  . ail i-kin ciibcas s mid injiirios.  j. GIvuj euho in cases of puns.  ' EOS. a box at til stores, nr Zam-  Buk Co., Toronto.  Extenuating Circumstances  There is a "certain stately spinster  of Richmond- who has lived alone for  many years in-a handsome mansion  that is one of- the city's sights. No  childish fingers have ever marred the  brilliance of her/mirrors and played  havoc with ine line bronzes' and  vase's in the daintily-cared-for dining-  room.  On-one occasion the spinster had as  a guest a niece, aged seven, in whose  home, "where many children romped  from morning till night, the same exquisite perfection of housekeeping  was, of course, impossible. When the  little girl returned home she hastened  to tell her mother of the wonders of  the house wherein she was a guest,  incidentally .enlarging upon the delights of the"tea parties" there. >  "Mamma," said she, in an awed  tone, "I saw a fly in Aunt Sarah's  house. But," she added thoughtfully,  "it was washing,, itself."���������Harper's  Weekly.  A Sure Cure for Headache���������Bilious  headache, to which women are more  subject than men, becomes so acute  in some subjects that they are utterly prostrated. The stomach refuses food, and there is a constant  and distressing effort to free the stomach from bile which has become  unduly secreted there. Parmelee's  Vegetable Pills 'are a speedy alterative, and in neutralizing the effects  of" the intruding bile relieves tne  pressure on the nerves which cause  the headache.    Try-'them.  Flying Kites For Luck.  On the ninth day of the ninth month,  according to the Chinese calendar, all  the Celestials, old and young alike, betake themselves to the "hills behind  their towns and amuse themselves by  flying kites. But amusement Is not  the sole reason for this ceremony. It  comes from an old Chinese legend,  and if a Chinaman did not fly his kite  on the given day he would rest uneasily for the remainder of bis life In fear  that misfortune would overtake his  family. The legend runs that many  years ago a certain Chinaman was  warned in a dream that fl misfortune  would come to hlsi home on a certain  day. Accordingly on that day he repaired to,an adjacent hill and amused  himself and his family by flying a  kite while'Iie was waiting for the disaster. In the evening, upon returning  to the valley In whlch-hls house was  situated, he found that It had fallen  ,in and burled his pigs beneath It He  and his neighbors joined In thanksgiving for- his narrow escape, and In  memory of the event ever; year'sees  the flight of millions of kites In China.  Can get the Most Delicious Tea in the world  by asking for . ,  ;    '  f.������\,'" -'"7  ,r... 'JC'.U  &" <r.'~}\  '��������� ',,/  '  -''-''J  '"'���������\  ',yJ  ':-m  *-!      f '   ll  i 1  BlaoK or Oncotored Green Tea.  Sold only in Lead Packets.    Nover In Bulk.   By all Grocers,  4Vp���������������ia0e   ' Highest iward, St lonis,  "I have discovered one fact in  natural history," said the smart hopeful of the family.  "What is thaCmy son?" inquired  the proud father.  ,"That trees are about the only  things which can leave and stay  around at the same time."���������Baltimore American.  Minard's  v.here.  Liniment  for  sale  every-  Knicker���������I save twenty cents every  time I shave myself.  Mrs. Knicker���������Then why don't you  shave five\times a day and save  moire?���������-The Circle.  Full Assurance. >  Old Aunt Miasma���������Howdy, Gladys!  Howdy, chile! I yeahs tell dat yo' am  uhgwlue to marry dat 'ar Cla'enee  Swagg.  Miss Gladys Guggles��������� Yes'm. Me  and Cla'enee Is gwlne to sasshay to'th  hand In hand ou de stawmy sea o'  mat'imony. De obsequies am fixed for  ucst Friday evenln', and I's as liappy  as de day is long right now.  Old Aunt Miasma���������Uh-huh! Well, I  admires to see yo* 'Joyln' de pangs of  anticipation, and 1 sho'ly hopes de retaliation will be the same. But���������oh,  Lawdl���������dese men, dese men! I's done  been rnar'd to no less'n five o' de  scoun'rels in muh time, gal, and yo'  kain't place uo mo' oppendence on 'em  Ian so many eels, dey's dat deternnl  slippery. Dcy talks nnd dey trans-  plavicates nnd sw'are by de moon and  stahs dat dey'Il be true, but when yo'  thinks yo' has 'em���������blm!���������and dey's  gone, fum yo'! Woman was made to  moan, and man was made to sec dat  she does moan.  U-m-m-m���������ah!  Miss Gladys Guggles���������Yas'm. * I organizes right smaht 'bout dat muhsc'f  tihkazc I's done been fooled dat airway n few times a'ready. I had muh  doubts o' Cla'enee 'spite-iib his pro-  toplnnis of uudyln* 'faction twell he  took and Jammed muh head against  de wall wld n ferocity dat Jarred de  house, and den I knowed de man  r'ally loved mo. Yas'm, den I knowed  IL-ruek.  Carterhall, Nfld.  Minard's Liniment Co.,. Limited.-  Dear Sirs,���������While in the country  Inst summer I was badly bitten by  mosquitoes, so badly ''tliat' I thought  I would be disfigured for a couple of  weeks. I was advised to trv your liniment to allay the irritation, and  did so. ' The effect was more than I  expected, a few applications completely curing the irritation arid pre-^  venting the bites from becoming sore.  MINARD'S LINIMENT is also a  good article to keen off the mosquitoes  Yours truly,  W. A. V. E.  -   The Unsociable Young Napoleon.-  At dinner during the voyage to'Cor-,  slca, to which my father invited the"  'passengers who included some officers  of his'regiment and the two Corsicans,  he requested an officer, M. de Belloc,  to call a young man who was wearing  the uniform of the military school and"  reading at the end of the boat. The  young man refused. M. de Belloc  came'back irritated nnd said to my  father: "I should like to'throw the  unsociable little fellow Into the sen.  He has an unpleasant faco. Will you  grant me permission, colonel?"  . "No," said my father, laughing,  "and I am not of your opinion. His  face shows character, and I am sure  that he will he'heard of some day."  The unsociable fellow was the future  Emperor Napoleon. Belloc has related  this scene to me at least ten times,  adding, with a sigh, "Ah, If the colonel  had only allowed me to throw him into  the sea he would not be ,turning the  world upside down today."���������From  Memoirs of Comtesse de Bolgne.  She Wanted a Book. ���������  A fashionably dressed young woman  came hurrying Into a bookstore recently and approached'a salesman with  the statement: "I want to get a-book���������  It's a red book���������not very thick! No, I  don't know the name of It or what it  Is about, because I haven't read It. It  has a picture In the middle of the cover  ���������at least I think it is a plcture^-lt is  something round, done in gilt. It may  be the name.  "I wish you would hurry and hunt up  the book, because I am taking u train  to New York and I want it 'to read on  the trip. I saw some one reading It  on^the train the other day and laugh-  lug over It, and that's why I want IL  "Of course I am not expected to  know what It Is, but I should think any  Underground Mail  In order to facilitate the collection  and delivery of letiers' and packages .  in Vienna the Minis'try.of Commerce ',  is engaged upon a plan for an under-'',  ground electric railway, which would  .  link' together the chief district post-  offices of, the city,  sixty-four in all '  Acording to the plans which are now  under discussion, the line would b3  built twenty-five feet below the surface of the ground,  and  the tunnel  would have a height of five 'feet arid  and breadth of four feet four inches.  The  stations  would  be  built underneath the    postoffices,     The    trains  would run at 20 miles an hour, and  would-consist of a motor and three  cars, each carrying as much as the  ordinary post van.    It is  estimated  that seven years  would  be' lequiied  for   the   construction   of ��������� the   line.  one who knew books and was handling i While it would cost an enormous sum  them all the time ought to know! J of money, in the long run the line  'No, I don't think it was either of i could be operated for much less than y  those books���������it was thicker than that  one and more on the cerise shade than  ! that one.  ."Well, I can't wait any longer for  you to hunt It up."  As the young woman passed out of  the shop she turned to her companion  and remarked audibly: "Strange how  stupid some of these clerks are! Well,  I wasn't going to really get It anyway.  I just wanted to find out what It was!"  No Gain and Some Loss.   ,  ','Yes," .-the leader bf .the amateur  brass band was saying, "it's curious  to see what an effect learning to play  a horn haaon some person's. I used to  be a pretty good bass singer, but I  can't sing worth a cent "uow."  "Does learning to play a horn spoil  the voice?" asked his next door neighbor.  "It did mine."  "Uow do you account for it?"  "I don't know how to account for It.  Strains the vocal cords perhaps. AH I  know Is that I blew my voice out  through the mouthpiece of my cornet."  "Did you have a good voice?"  "Everybody said so."  "Then It's a great pity you ever  learned to play a horn," replied his  neighbor, r-haklng his head sadly. "I���������  er��������� Mnk I should have enjoyed hearing you sing."���������Youth's Companion.  Drinking at   Meats.  Most physicians today will tell you  never to take any liquid, and least of  all water, during meals. There are  however, two sides to tho qnesclon.  Those with a tendency to gout oi  other diseases arising from excess of  uric ncid should avoid liquids uuti)  two hours, at least, after eating.  For those without such a tendency  there Is no harm in drinking a moderate amount at the end of the meal.  There Is, therefore, sound reason  back of the custom of keeping She  coffee for the last course. Even when  this prandial drinking is permissible,  one should avoid excess. A little cold  water held In the mouth is often just  as refreshing as if gallons of the liquid  bad been consumed.  The great American fault���������or one of  them���������is the consumption of enormous  quantities of ice water, which is really  a deadly beverage and not fit for civil  Ized man to drink. "I emphasize the  "civilized," for no savage would do  anything so stupid as to chill and  paralyze the muscles of his stomach lathe belief that he is cooling his skin.  The rule, then, is a little water  If you are healthy and your stomach  Is normal, not too cold, and taken at  tbe end of the meal. 'And thus will  you avoid-the countless ills to which  most drinkers during meals are heirs.  An Expert Marksman.  The terms "sharpshooter." "expert  marksman." etc., which have distinguished the classes of military riflemen  are often puzzling to those not familiar  with rifle practice. To become a  marksman one must make 98 out of  a possible 150 at 200. 300 and 500  yards.-- The sharpshooter must get  ICO out of 200 at 200. 300, 500 and* COO  yards, besides doing well enough In  skirmish to bring his total to 225, or  two-thirds of the possible score. An  expert must do all this and Jlso score  40 out of 50 at 300 yards and 35 out  of 50 at 1,000 yards. The latter distance Is more than half a mile and  the   bullseye   looks   mighty   small.  Cakes and  Sausages In Germany.  "Germany is the land of variety in  sausages and cakes,'^. said William  George Bruce. "When I made my visit  to that country recently I took occasion to eat at restaurants in practically every city I came to. I am not  stretching it a bit when I say that In  one restaurant in Dresden there were  200 varieties of sausages on the bill of  fare.  "The same holds good of cakes. You  enter a restaurant or a bakery In which  coffee is served. Tbe obliging -waiter  will set before you a specially designed  cake holder on which the several varieties are placed in convenient tiers,  so that you pick out any kind you  want without disarranging the whole.  "There Is another feature of restaurant customs in Germany that struck  me as out of the ordinary. While perhaps a dozen cake's are set before you  to choose from, you only pay for the  exact number you cat. When you are  done wilh your luncheon the waiter  will count up what is remaining and  charge you  for the difference."  the present horse and wagon service,  while the mails could be handled  in less than half the time now required for the purpose.  Having an aim in life is of little  consequence if you have no ammunition.  Nearly all infants are more or less  subject .to diarrhoea and such -com-,  plaints  while  teething,   and  as  this'  period of their lives is the most qriti-'  cal, mothers should not  be without  a bottle of Dr. J. D. Kellogg's Dysentery  Cordial.    This'"medicine    is    a  specific for such complaints   and   is  highly spoken of by those who have  used  it.    The  proprietors    claim    it  will cure any case of cholera or summer complaint.  "Why are you so distrustful of the  railways?"  "I lost faith in 'em the first time  I noticed that every one of 'em Js-  sued maps showing their own lines  drawn with a ruler and the others  looking like bent hairpins."���������Washington Star.  Itch, Mange,  Prairie Scratches and  'every form of contagious  Itch on hu-  [man or animals cured in 30 minutes  by  Wolford's Sanitary  Lotion.  others staving, herjfdvpr, anil Joat bo-'  Relieving a Choked Cow.  A writer In Kimball's Dairy Farmer  says: My experience In dairy farming  has been long and varied. I am going  to speak of one thing that comes to my  mind, especially now. One of my  neighbors tried the experiment of fattening dry cows on potatoes. Unfortunately two of his cattle choked on  them. Becoming alarmed by their condition and having heard of relieving  choketl cattle by pushing the obstruction down the throat, he took a whip-  stock nnd proceeded to help the cow  swallow the potatoes. He pushed with  ������o much force and the potatoes were so  hard thnt the throat of the cow became  badly bruised. Inflammation set In,  i nd she died. When auother one choked he tried to break the potato aud buc-  cijoded In relieving tire cow for the  tlino being, but sho died later from  blood poison caused by the unnecessary harshnosa Buch measures arc  Holdom uecessury. ftly practice Is to  put a gag In the mouth and lot tlio gas  pass off, arid tho potato will softcu  and can be easily removed without any  'iijnry, and the bloated animal ia ro I  06.50  gNCLOSED in a handsome velvet lined case this  brooch sells for $U.50.  .'T'HE pearls are all selected  and of the best quality.  "THE mounting is of heavy  14k. gold and very substantially made.  "THIS artistic design is entirely exclusive, being one  of the newest and prettiest  brooches that our factory has  yet produced,  Our Catalogue la youra for  tha asking-.  Time to Quit.  A newly enlisted fireman of only  average pluck was serving at his first  fire, and the chief rushed up to him  nnd shouted: "Shin up that ladder to  the eighth story, crawl along the cornice to the fourth window, drop down  three stories and catch that wooden  sign you see smoking there, swing  yourself along to the second window  that the red glare is coming from,  break the glass and go in and rescue  those three old ladies. Well, what  the deuce are you waiting for?" "For  pen and Ink, sir," said the new man.  "I want to hand In my resignation."���������  Argonaut  Charcoal an Antidote.  Japanese physicians declare it Is impossible for internal poisoning to occur if powdered charcoal be swallowed  as soon as the gastro Intestinal disturbance Is felt. French physicians  have tested tho power of charcoal aud  proved that it Is the most active of all  known antidotes. The charcoal must  be taken as soon as the poison taken  begins to show Its effect, and the doso  must be Inrge. Charcoal Is In no way  Injurious, and as much as a soupspoon-  ful mny be tnkou in divided dose*  mixed In water. .  Incidental Music.  One afternoon a couple from an ad-  Joining town presented themselves to  a Boston divine and asked to be married just ns he was about to enter the  pulpit to conduct an afternoon service.  The minister replied that he regretted  that he could not at that moment comply with their wish, but that Immediately upon the conclusion of the service he would take pleasure in performing the ceremony. The lovers, after  demurring, seated themselves in the  rear of the church. When the minister  had finished the service he made the  following announcement: "The parties  who are to be joined in matrimony will  present themselves at the chancel Immediately after the singing of hymn  415, 'Mistaken Souls That Dream of  Heaven!'"  machine   a   good   hill-  "Is   your  climber?"  "I should say so! It is taking me  over the hills to the poorhouse."���������  Smart Set.  Fifty thousand acres of C.P.E. irrigated lands, east of Calgary, have  been reserved for a colony of Dutch  farmers who .intend raising sugar  beets and going in for" general  farming!  Up to tho end of last year the  Panama Canal had cost the United  States $84,449,000.  Ryrje Bros.,  Llmlled  134-13S Yonge Si.  TORONTO  A Great Night.  Jones���������Flue time we Inul nt the club  last night, eb? Brown-You bet! Did  you get home all right? Jonrs���������No. I  was nrrcstiHl before I got there, and  spent the night In the police station.  Brown���������Lucky dog! I reached bome.-  London Tatler.  A  Rhyming Will.  Perhaps the most peculiar will ever  written  was probated in England at  doctors'  commons,  July  17, 1789.    It  ran as follows:  I give and bequeath.  When I am laid underneath.  To my two loving: sisters, most dear.  The whole ot my store.  Were It twloo as much more,  Which  God's  goodness  has granted me  here.  And that none may prevent  This my will and Intent,  Or occasion the least of law racket.  With a solemn appeal  I confirm, sign and spal  This tho true act and deed of Will Jacket  Not a Quiet Dressor.  Mrs.     A.-Your    busbaud.   always  dresses so uuietly.    Mrs. B.-Ile dots  not.   You ought to hoar him when he  loses    a    collar    button.        ������������������'".'  ��������� Snobs In high places assume great  ulrs and are pretentious in all they  do, and the higher the elevation the  more conspicuous is the Incongruity of  their position.���������Samuel Smiles.  8mlling.  When the weather milts you not.  Try smlllnc.  When your coffee Isn't hot,  Try smiling.  When your neighbors don't do right  Or your rohtlvcs all nBht,  Suro it's hard, but then you might  Try ftmtllntr.  Doesn't change the things, of course,  Just smiling.  But It cannot mnko thoin worso^-  Jnst smiling,  And It seems to help your case,  Brlght������w������ up n gloomy plnce:  Then 1c sort o' rests your face-  Just smiling.  -Sunslilno nullotln.  A Wonderful Creature.  The polyp Is the most remarkable  creature on earth. If cut transversely  or longitudinally Into several parts,  each will become a perfect nnirnal.  Trembly turned them Inside out and  they ate and enjoyed themselves as  much as ever. He slit two longitudl  nally, placed the halves together and  united them Into two animals. He  divided two transversely, nnd created  one with two heads. He pushed one  down the throat of another, a third  down the thront of the second, nnd thus  formed a creature with three heads.  Guaranteed in writing for 25 years.  "OSHAWA"  GALVANIZED  STEEL SHINGLES  This roof nvei you work because its  easy to "  hammer anc  to eaay to put on (do it yourself with a  idi '   '  jV   nreproot.   winder  weartier-proof   th������   building   tho  snips), and save you  worry  because   thsy   fireproof,   windproof   and  . ���������,   -���������    ���������   .Jay   cover.  Write us about It and hear all about  ���������������7    ROOFING RIGHT.    Address  The PEDLAR People BgJ  Ottu-n Uontnsl Ottawa Toronto London Winnipeg  Nurses'  and  Mothers' Treasure  ���������safest regulator for baby. Prevents  colic and vomiting���������gives healthful rest  ���������cures diaxtboca without the harmful  effects of medicines containing opium  or other in j ton ous drugs. 4Bj  C ii P(^Z        25c.���������������t drug-stores.  Will CO*   Rational Drug fcChetn-^  Diarrhoea^Jif^  Paternal Duties.  Modern life with Its hnste and  hustle leaves too little time for the  Joys of fatherhood. One father comes  home late from business, tired and  peevish, and cannot devote much time  to his chlldreu, even If he Would. Another has had enough of the cares and  worries of the day and seeks dissipation outside the home. Yet fathers  ���������can give their children something better than money; they can give themselves;  A Littlo Mixed.  Sportsman���������I wonder what's become  of Mike? I told him to meet ine here.  Driver���������Ach, 'tis no use tellin' him  anything! Shure. sorr, ut just goes  In at wan car and out at the other,  like wathor off a duck's back!���������London  Tit-Blu.  wlllrednae inflamed, swollen Joints*  Bruises, Boft Unnches, Cure llolls,  Fistula., or %nj unhealthy sorequiok-  ly: pleasant to niei does not  blister under bandage or remove  the balr, aud you can work the  hors4. (2.00 per bottle, expresa  prepaid.  Book 7-0 free.  A BSORBINB, JR., for mankind,  f 1.00 per bottle.   Cure* Varioote  Veins,   Varicocele    Hydrocele,  Strains, Bralsei, (tops Tain and Inflammation.  3. F. YOUNO, P.DF,137Hannoatl. St, Springfield, kiasj.  LYMAN SONS 4 CO- Montreal, Canadian Aoents.  Alio furnltlnd 6y Martin Bait A Wi/niu Co., Wlnnlptfn  Tss Hatlonal Drug A Chtmloal Co* Wtnnlptg tmf Calgarft  o������rf Utiuloram Bnu Co. Ltd.. Vojicoumt.  Cruel  "Thought you <!������ id you wero n mind  reader?"  "So I am," replied tho professor.  "Well, why do you hesitate? Why  don't yon read my mind?"  "I'm searching for It!"'  WILSON'S  FLY  PADS  Kill them All.  Np d������ad fllaa  lying1 about  whan ueod ao  dlraatad.  '  SOLO BY   DRUGGISTS, CROOERS AND GENERAL 8T0RE3  lOo. par paeketf or S pnokavfei for 20c'  will latrt a whole cawaon.  .X>'  '   ' ���������* I  rl   IJ  '".iiij  11  " 'i.  ill  W.   N.   U.   No.   668  MM,  -.viV'l  IBBMKlKJaa������������lWW������sM������ii in BumM '" ~'"T~.,,. ~~7~?~7*^~~~>'.,--.,,....',.... ��������� -...... .r.-f * -..���������. '.'j"T~*l.,.r./ .." .' ,.'.>.,'.,i,-..'.'...,  .... ^���������������������������;^-  THE    LEDGE,    GREENWOOD,    BRITISH    COLUMBIA.  /..If  B  "<'/i2J"  The buyer who seeks experience may seek it anywhere;  But the buyer who heeds experience buys the Remington.  .EDGE  'j. Is published every Thursday'al Grccti-  iwo.od,'!?, C, mid the price is %',��������� a year,  I postage frco lo ;ill parts of Cauada'r United  .States,  Mu-xico aud Great Jlritain.   To  for  I'lie  imi  typewriter Company  5-42 Pender St., Vancouver  !    ,   Ua������cowei\ B. &  ! Kates���������American plim, ^1.25  :Hti(l !?1.")() a day ;-Kuiopi'an plan,  |."iu and 7f> conls a day. Free om-  j n ilniK meets all -1 rains and boats.  I Baths free : telephone in each cor-  I ridor ; 100 rooms; hotel is con-  : trally located ; bnggiige stored jrce;  j npccdyl rates for families and large  I parties.  !     .T. J.. ROBERTS, Proprietor.  recreate;���������ree i-.n.i'-yoiii.-ui ; if .  learn tr) do'it   properly' aud   forn  the ha hit, get 51, im  firmly lixpd as  you have the hurry-worry habit.  ..N.o\v, physical relaxation if'comparatively pimple to acquire,' in"  some degree, and ii;-will aid you in  mental relaxation, just as menial  relaxation will take some of the  strain from the nerves and muscle0.  *\  > :'i^S3i!SS!BS^������^^^^^i  WSSmssn^esxr^H-  U   1  11   3  :;������.,> W  SL.. 'L*J K%J  Ymn France, Holland and .Japan.  CEEOS, TREES, PLANTS  -f*>Tll!llill������!,'!,|lir,l|'!,ll!,!l!llllill|lllll|l|||||||lll|lll|l||ll||,llll������!|mi|ll'/^1  IB I  fall planting.     Reliable   varic-jf-  ;:t readmit ble^pi'iVt"-.     Ktirtiliz-, r  iiee  Supplies,   Spray Tumps, 'i  in'-  i'l S,  .Spraying Material. Cut Flowers. .' =  etc. Oldest established nursery on l������  ?lie mainland of 15. C. Catalogue jn  !Vec. '      if  FRAG  ND BUILDER I  M. J. L'ENRY  i-.tuiiiK.tc!' itoiid,  VANCOl'VUH.  Kooflne Paint  ���������it. **.  Pilch.  l5>  Tar.  Dealer in =  |    Windows, Doors; J  |      Turned Work and    |  |   . Inside Finish." ������  | SiflXGLKS, B1UCK, ETC. f  Removal Notice  We are now doing business in  the basement under our old  ollice. Prop in and see, us if  yor. want to Rout, Buy or Sell  Real Estate.  Bealey Investment and Trust  COM I* ANY.     .     . -        ,        .        ���������   ... ���������   Vi.  THE-BOH]  Are vou  build-  li������lS0  ing? If so. you caiincif afford  to overlook tlie fact that naked  timbers will decay and let  down ihe still remaining good  good part of your building.  "While ii. roof covered with our  Taint adds life, appearance  and value to a building. See  our agent, !���������). W. .Bishop.  Greenwood. Ii.- C.  Coke and Gas Co. Ltd.  slite  Ts closing Out the stock of the  I-vi d Front Store  MANITOBA  TP ��������� 1  1 Wood Fibre Plaster I  s PHONE   55 j  %.!iiiiiiii:iiiii.:iiii:iiiiiiiii!iiiiiiiiiiiiiiliiiiii!iiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiUiiiiiiiiii!ii#  cirj^w iitf-jgrt?  Hie Kootenay Saloon  .Sandon, B. C, lias a line oi nerve  1-racers unsurpassed iii any niouo-  tfii.ii town ol the Great West. A  glar-s of aqua pura given free with  spirits menti.  A  n.  In Phoenix is situated on a de-  ightful elevation and from its  windows can be seen all the scenic  beauties of this famous copper  camp. The excellence of the cuisine attracts the attention of all  who are kind to the inner man.  and the bar contains fluids that  would please a Greek god^whiie it  is not necessary to be up so high  in order to smoke any of the cigars.  Miners, Millionaires and Tourists  always welcome.  CHAS. H. FLOOD,  Prop.  Grand porks  and   Phoenix  .'Jeweler and Optician,  dealer in  Fine- Watches, High-Class Jewelry,  l Diamonds, etc.  Vhono H������.  House Furnishers. ' ,  N  RTHCRN  ftVci-  noneen  "Tv " 11  fin  lSOL'TB OK  TJIE  G^eenujood,  E.  C-  Tl-c  !,;.'-1 !i--stt 1 in tl.r   l-;;\-  .r.ii.I Mill  muli    I  !...' -; in.    lii.i: '-.;;( Iii: ul  .      !<.(,<U1IK  i   inn l  ,-l^ li-. I ,i .:!;-  > (;i'.aS In :  in ;u tlie  i-'.'\. .-ii-il tin- ii.'ii -(���������!>���������,jim1-- "i.h tin-iii'sc  I'orin'oi'ili'ii'iiv.'ni.il jitii CiiiveriiiiH'iit  strBt't-f.  J, W. fleison  The Gr.eencjctcod Bpaneh  M&l&en  Iron Wort  ik.*^j  I  ORIENTAL   LIMITED |  I TltAT-V   I.K.W'KS i  .M IJ1WAY DAILY   8:50 A. M. !  ARRIViCS  6:25 P. M.  Close connection at Spokane for  Pacific Coast and Eastern  Points.  Stage  to and  from  Greenwood  meets trains at Midway.  For Further Particulars Apply  P. II. EnixiiAM, 1). F. & P. A.,  Grand Forks, 13. C.  i������ uinv ;>n:part<l to make  ;,!! kiinl^ of Iron. P,..'i.^ or  (,'. I'fu'i- C.'K'iii^^. l-'irst-  i I ,:-���������;      wi.ik     :;U.itilllti'i'il.  Geo. 4VI. Holt,   manager?.  Tlielorden Hotel  Having l.-itelv aiipii'-'.il lln- Oiicch's  l,nt(.| atiil piai id ll i" two hiitcis uiul'-r  . i.- i:ii!ti:i"i'iiii-iil. Hi-' i-rn'irii'tor-i in%'>v  i-i'Vc tlie l.'ii.'.c'.t Imtii ai'i'iiM.iiK'liiiimi.  ii' Ih. i-!'v. jtivim; liiem ,-t Iar*.'i'i' iluiiiig  ; iiil ' ("1(111!;.' rr.iiiii ,-u-i ( iiiiiiinl.iliiiii ,'ii d  ('���������iidiliii'i' the mui'lirr of .s!i'i'|,fiiL' 1-nninH.  I'i) -r-rl.-iM- rnf'iks and alteiilivi- u.iiter-i  ih'i-t nt evi 1 ytliii-;; heliind I in- liur,  Sater. & Johns, Proprietors  COJ'PKI! ST., (JUKIvNW'OOI).  Tl?EJffOflT HOUSE  Nelson. U..C, is run on tlie  the American' and European  plan. Nothing yellow about  the house except the gold in  Ll-e safe.  MinIohc    eV Tnccjilitis  \Y. A. Khss, A. G,  P. A.,  Seattle, Wash.  \Ye will have a Holiday Announcement iu timc-for you  to plftii that 1'rip to  THE EAST.  Best of service and accommodation.    All communications  addressed to your local agent'  or the undersigned will be attended to promptly.  Call on or write  .,. BIOK. ������.  I'.A.,  i-:. ,i,.(;ovLr:, .  Nclwn,  ,\. (i. V. A.  VniusDiivi'i-  IV %���������������������������������  Moiinlnincei' and  nay   Httiiidard    C  AJarle l>y  <&/&>%*&/������ 'Sk.'&Q/'i/'Q/Qi''^- "CW^w^IS^?������^.  Koote-JTHE RECOHOTEIi  cigars, j sixiiox, 1:. c.  j     Will he appreciated liy  the Tourists,  '��������� Travelers and   Mining  Men visitiiif; the  3.   #.   ti)elill   $  gO.,   nCl$0������ ,'Slocn"'    Hvorything up-to-date.  ~\W. (D. BENNETT  i        F HO PFUBTOK  J. R. Cameron.  The Windsor Hotel  of Grand I'orks, b, C, cater.-i to  niirierb, ii:tcliniiicsaiidstiieller riieu  A. E. Sloan, Manager  amruiwwi^ ������*w������ *"  KASLO  HOTEL  KASLO B.C.  '. a  c-������rnfortabln home for all  v, I .. irav.'4 lo I hat city.  CUCKLl'J & PAPWOIi'M.  Leading Tailor of the  ~  Kootcnays.  Sandon,  The Hotel Slocan  Three Porks, 15, C., is the leading  hotel of the city. Mountain trout  and game dinners a -specialty.  Rooms reserved by telegraph.  Hugh.Hiven. Prop.  TIMBER NOTICES.  Hlnilllliiini'Oii   l.imil -'niHlrlut���������KiihI,   I'orlc  ������r Ki'ltle-lllviir.  Locution No, IT, Tnjci! Xotlco Hint tlio imilcr-  clunnil lifti'iKl.i to apply for 11 Mpy.-lfll tlmljor  Ili-iMiM'! over tlm follojvlii',- (|.!Rcrlli(.il laiiilnnliimt  ton irillbit.nii lliu rivi-in: ConiniBruiai^ nt 11 print  iiliiiitijil nt III.; doiitli (.-iiHt (.'oriiiT, tliuiicn run-  nliifr v."/;f mi 'I'lutiiiH, tlii'iicu north ' m> cliiilii.i.  iIkmico c;l.'.l KOfhitlliH, tlioiii'i) fiolilli Wm-IkiIiis 10  (iliicc ul' li.-idiiiilrif.'.  I.Oi.'lilcil Ihl.l Hill tl;l.vrifSi.|it(!lii!ii!i\ H107,    III  SHERIFF'S   SALE.  ���������MAVI'I VA.U I'liACTIONAI.'   MIMJllA I,  <;!,.WM.  N'OTJCrC IS irEHKUY niVKXIImt imrminnt  '<> oi-(loi-<liifi!'l till! SHLli ihiv of Si^ptiJlillici', A. 1).  iikii. niiiili. liy III.h HiiiKiiirif. ft. liiwn, l-'sriuirc,'  .Hiili,'i; of the County Court of Viilo. In itn nction  wlici-oin 0. /!���������;. Slm-.v in pliilntlir .-uullVloi'  .Mi-llrlte is (lofi'iirl.-iiit. h will oll'cr for .siile by  i.ulilic iiiirllon nt. III.- Court Hoiisu In tin- Clly of  bi-ji'im-ood on Tiii'Mtliiy. tlns'lnl duy of Ddci.-im-  Imr. 1Wi7. nt tlm lioin-ol' Ii! o'<'lo(-k, noon, all tlm  inti'io-it of (lie itliovu iintiii.'il (lolmuliilit in tliu  folloiviiiir'leiii.-rlhcd lutirl-l, nitntoly:  U..t..*/(iTi), In Ui'outiT; on the nfliclnl pluri or  Mirvoy of die .Sliiiilltainci'ii Divlnloii of \'ni.'  District:, i-riiniuoiilt- Unoivii iih the "Mlvvllelil  l''i'aetioiiitl"Miiiei'iit Claim, to natisfy tlm jin.'i,'-  iiumt ithlnlncil UKuIiivt,. tlm ilofendiuil liy tliu  plitlnlilViii vnlil tu'.lloii, (IuI.mI 'M\U day of .liinc.  A D. 11)01, for tho Hum of Sd-I \ti and <jBH'87 tor  uoHt.n, Willi .iiidKiriciit nmoniitliiK with tnturcak  tlii.'icoii ill C ikiI- cent lo tho fluid iliil day of Dh-  comher to tho Himi of SlIL'.Ki, iind to nailnfy the  I'ontuof t(tic and of tlie 'aiiiillctttlcint and othor  nrnciKulliiKi In coliiioctioii tlinreivlt.li.       ;  Tlio mild land docs not appear Iu lie rcKlxtcnid  In tliu Lund Hi.������lHti'y (illloe.aiiil thorn iippi-nr to  ho no ri-iri.iUii'Pfl I'liai'K1-' niriiln.it tlm aaiiii!'.  Tlio, Interest, of the hi id defiindi'iil -In Paid  ImjiiIm Ih-:u'd to ho an  undivided  half luliiri'.-.t  The Fair Sex.  Adam has been dead many years  and  number.-, think that hh waa-ho  gentleman, altln'Oiig  a  member'of  the   lirst    families,     because   .he  blamed h'i.^ downfall upon a wornaii.  Uownver,    Adam    was outspoken,  even if a coward, aiid   right today,  when men do  wrong,   wi.������o  detectives  look   for   the- woman.    lie-  side    nearly   ow-vy   act   of   man,  good or bad, there stands a woman.  She is always in  tho  play whether  you  seo  her  or  not.    Blessed indeed is the man fwho  has a noble  woman for a  partner, and doubly  damned is he who ties up ijo something   that   is   only    a   Mend   in  fcniinino garb. A woman can place  a man upon the pinnacle of joy or  shove, him   into  the lowest  basement   of   Gehenna.    Half of  the  women on   earth  ar'n  crazy,   and-  the balance are angels.    However,  there' is  no  way  of getting away  from   them   and   being . satisfied.  They  are  with   us  when   we are  born, by our side in   the  rain and  sunshine of life, and forgotten, indeed, is the man  at  whose grave  some   woman   does   not   drop   a  flower moistened with tears.    Love  is the grand  passion  of  life,  and  ^ho'Stokes are high.    lie who loses  in the game feels worse  than  30  cents, ami often he  who wins in a  short time hasn't  HO  cents.    But  no matter how often  man  loses, if  he does not die from  the. shock, it  is not long before he  iri  out  prospecting for another  Juliet.    Ever  ready, as it \ve'*e, to  toy with that  which gives the greatest joy or the  deepest anguish of anything on earth  except,- perhaps,   the  wine that in  red in the glass, but  blue in your  upper  stopc.���������K.   T.   Lowery   in  Saturday Sunset.  Philosophy of Rest.  Get out of the world currents of  hurry and worry.  Take, a rest.  It isn't necessary, to go,on a vacation to do so.  You can do it right now, where  you arc. It dues not matter-  whether' you are washing dishes,  working at a desk, hoeing corn,  cutting wood, running a typewriter or working at one of a  hundred other things.  You can b^gin now to let sortie  of the kinks out of your muscles  and give them a needed rest.  The first necessity "is to get the  strain out of your . mind���������get the,  hurry out. If you can get the"  hurry out of your mind you will  find that much of your .worry-ha-i  also departed, and then you will  begin to be ready togivejjyour tired  straining muscles a rest.  The most of us form the habit-  of worry soon after reaching the  adult age. The habit never leaves  us while life lasts unless wc make  a special attempt to oust it and deliberately -and persistently- cultivate repose.  Tho hurry habit must be broken  up, we must get outside'the rots of  hurry and'worry which we have  formed, if- we aro ever to lake  from our tired nerves and muscles  some of the unnatural strain which  ha/* been imposed upon them.  Just watch yourself ior a few  moments. We will.suppose that  you enter a street car. How do  you- sit while, riding? Straight  and still', with a kink in the small  of your back ? Arms stilt"? Legs  .stiff?  Orator- and Newspaper. "'7  Com pa re, Ihe orator, one ofthe  noblest vehicles' for the diffusion  of Ihougbt, .with the newspaper,  and you .may gain a.faint glimpse  of the libiipn'tous power of the latter. The orator speaks but to a  few hundred, the newspaper addresses millions. The- words of  the. orator may "die .in the air, the  language "of,' the newspaper is  stamped ori tabids" imperishable  as'.-ma.i'ble. -The arguments of the  oral or may follow each other so  rapidly that the majority of the  audience may si niggle iu a net of  ratiocination���������the reasoning of the  newspaper may be scanned at leisure without fear of perplexity.  The passion ofthe orator influences  an aspfnbly, Ihe feeling of a newspaper a eoniinenti The orafn" is  for an edifice, the newspaper for  the world���������the one shine** for an  honiyC'.e oiher for all lime. The  orator may-be compared to lightning, which flashes over ft valley  for a moment, but it leaves it  again ih darkness ; the newspaper  to a sun hl-zing steadily over the  whole ,eaii:i, and ''fixed on tho  basis of its own eternity." ..Printing has been happily deQned "the  art- whieh preserves all ��������� arts."  Printing makes the oiator more'  than an orator. It catches up the  dying words, and breathes into  them the breath "of life." It is the'  gallery .through which the orator  thunders in the ears of-ages. He  leans from the tomb over the cradle  of rising generations.  What is Home .without n Mother and some of our  'i  We have Platters and Stew Pans.    It'is "Easy to  Cook  on.'   Kasy to Eat From.   Easy to  Clean.    Try it! ' ' ��������� ���������   ���������  THE HUNTEB-KENDB-IGK CO  SEKSES^SBS  f^2i3������������&������SZB838B������SES5������gil3������  Supplies.electricity for. Power, Ligh������"Heating  and' Ventilation. Power Furnished to mines  for hoisting and air-compressof plants, with a  guarantee that'thc service will bo continuous.  Get our rates before completing your estimates  rr">o! >*s-������r~'>3f ras     >% c  ������������o  ������^������(K&������3������80������'&^e3a������s������t9������ffie������������������3e3s������������(^  fig ������������������������������������..  - z -    Proof of Innocence. -. ,  , A Southern "negro was .brought  into .the court room, accused of  stealing a neighbor's chickens.  Mr.. George Washington Shin-  topp, did you steal those chickens?  asked the judge pointedly.  - ISTo, sub, jedge. All's to 'spec-  table fo' 'dat.  But it.is stated ou good authority that a bundle of feathers  was found -in your back.yard the  day. before Christmas.  -Dab 'sineration,.jedge, ties proves  mah innocence, cos how could de  fed'ders be'foun' in inah'" back yard  de day befo' Ohris'miis, when mah  wife didn' pluck dqso chickens.on-  de^day after' Chris'mus.���������Circle.  Fishing".  x  Fishing is a noble sport for such  such as have the proper .temperament. Nervous, impulsive fishes  naturally - find it ho great fun.  patience and the philosophic calm  are- requisite to-the highest enjoyment of fishing. - 4  ��������� Fishing is a-dangerous sport;  but'danger within ' limits-adds a  charm. "If it were not in* some degree dangerous it were not sport.  The appeal {is both' physical and  mental. .The powers of body and  of riiind are at once taxed, and'a  delightful -and salubrious balance  of effort induced.   -  A worm.never tastes as sweet as  .whenjt has been "snatched oft" a  hook, and.the weakest digestion is  not incommoded by it; while getting away aficr being caught  brings an enlargement - of spirit  such as Miey who have experienced  it'incriide ever among their choicest  sensations.  Some, sensitive souls object to  flshiug'-because.af the toilsome, part-  it imposes on the human being at  the othea-. end -of the .line. This,  is going too far. What arc these  human beings created for, if. not  for,our uses?���������Puck. '  to o  S $  8 8  F  Bia^ssrz^aBwsssiis^j^exsszssssssc;  ��������� Dealers in '   -'  p pi Fresh, and Salt Jvleats, pish and Poultry-  Q ' & *Jwj������r^saassKM������*swnwiwwsr������sfjswig**ata  '4 | Shops in nearly all the towns of, Boundary and  - the Kootenay.  ������  iS  0'  K  ������  Are your neighbors' hero very  sociable? Oh, yes. .When my  uaptha launch is working .well  they-are very-sociable" indeed : but  when it breaks down they don't  Jt is quite  likely  that you may i trouble us much.  assert that you sit perfecf-lj'.afc ease.    *    In this case it is more .than- likely The woman who does not think  that you do not know what natural of anything but dress is pleasanter  relaxation is. The best example j to look", at than' the one who never  of perfect and natural relaxation is j thinks of dress.' .  -  a baby.    Study a very yonng child  I,oc.'itliiii No. IH. 'I'nldi .V'.tlci.! tlmt f.tui iimli'i'-1 tliiifi'ln.  *iinn*il intmiiH Vi iit>l|ly I",1"' it ���������ifumlirl lliiilii'i'i Tlm pim-liiumr mmt. mtMy liiiiwIfAt lil^own  ll������i'ii.,(ir,vci' lint ���������liilliiwIiiirilcKi.'i-llicil InikI.i ulioiit j.?.������ik-ii.s������! lis to tho ilnffiiiliuil's Inlortyt mill tllle  l"!! mill* ii|i tli������ i'ivt'i-1  Cuiiiiiii'iirliiK'iil ii |ioHt; I,, liniii inini^  (ilmiti'il ul. tlii' imi'fli ;wt roi-iKir, tlinifi! tvi.������t |    Kiirl.lior|ini'U"iiliily (inn li������'ol������tiil"iinil fi'inn din  Wcliuliin. Ili.'iii:(!-...till! WKiJinili.-i, l,lii,ij('i'|.||>il.H'ii : imilur.iiKiicI, II..C. KKIt.MAN.SIn'i'lir;  cIiiiiiih, tlii-in-i) iiorlli W clmln.H to |ilii(u nf In.- lli'iui.t-I-'ni'li i  II, (J  srlii'il"'-'.   . .    ��������� ,  ,���������    ',, ,   ������   ,       Or .IA.MKM H. iirn.vri':,  l���������n'iit(;il law llllnliiy ofSt'iitiiiiiciM', lnoT.   Ill    I Jri'imtr Kli'ii'llV,  IIKO, W, SMITH).,, ���������,_    ! (!ri!������ritviio.|, 11,0. .  Oitlcl this lillli day of JNovumbur, I'M,  JOHN HlWtiAlu} L"MmUje,i  when it is awake and when asleep:  Then compare the attitude" of an  adult under similar conditions.  Nolo the more or less anxious,  strained and hurried "look .on the  faces of nine out of -ten people in a  street car. Their minds arc hurrying on to their destinations.  They are planning and worrying  about their .work. They are go-  over and over in their minds events  already passed and which can by  no possibility be changed, and yet  they.are sapping their energy and.  vitality in worrying about: them.  Nine times out of ten the Avorry-  hurry habit begins over .trivial  things. Then/as it becomes lixed  and chronic,' tlie victim naturally,  attracts catiHO.I'or worry. He gets  into,fjthp worryjvibration ,on . the*  slightest provocation and-' stays  there. * In' this -',\yay������������������ he,_ saps��������� his  own energy in "a -useless ulanner,'  stands in hi& own light," keeps away  success, whieh ,might come t'o him,  builds up fretful, nervous,' weak  brain cells iustccd of calm, strong  ones. % -    . ..   ���������  Through repose power is gained.  Learn to put only so much,energy  into your work as is, required to  complete it. Whenyon ride in a,  street car, or sit in your home, relax, mind and body and rest.  This will literally cnublo you to  There."is no shut-down at the  factory in,Nelson, where the Koyai  Seal. Cigar is made. It is still being -smoked in all parts of the  Boundary.  Illtie blood only runs through  the veins of imagination.  Many believe every word the  editor cays, and some don't believe any of it. .. .  ' 'Many men look 'heavenward  only; when they are 'anxious about  the'weather..'"'-'. .  .Whiskey, in a bottle . may bo a  good thing, but in a man it often  becomes a nuisance.  ���������'..' Culture, enables one to dodge the  prpiiotin'ciation of-depot by calling  it station,.       :-'i       U   ; ..���������  '."ifyn/ -vyill';find indi'o,', men" to :bny.  'you'beer^wheii.j'o'u.do 'hot want it  .than-you .will find'. friends" to buy  you. something to eat wheir you  want. it.    ; ���������������������������.���������������������������      , ������   ��������� '  Job Printing at The Ledge,..  (IKIIKNWOOIJ UUKNriH   DJSXKUri'  A|i|illuiitlon will In. inillli! ill tlu> liii'iitlnjf nt  IjIl'imij*!: r'omlilI.-tHliijis'ivi lo 111 li'nlll lit- MlilH'i(,l'������in  iMoncluy, till) llllll Ili:i'imiln.'i-;iMi7, fnni 'll'illlil'iji'  uf tlm Iieunmt uinv li.'l.l liy ii'u I'm' tlio Kiuiiinit  (loliil'iit Mliolt ((/Norinitii'I,Him.���������"'���������'  UKWIOK 111,001!,  ��������� Novuniliur Jfjlli, 1W7,  Kiiig-s Liquor Scotcii Whiskey  12 Years Old  J. W. Burraestcrs White Port.  Jas. Uennessy & Go's 3-Star Brandy.  Is under the management of Greig & jMorrisou. The  rooms are comfortably furnished, and the bar contains  the best brands of wines, liquors and cigars.  Is the best apnointed   Restaurant in  the .interior of  Britith Columbia. ��������� The best cooks and most attentive  ��������� waiters only employed.    Open all the time -'  Uoward moore, Proprietor.  I ii*������r lit  "���������': Is the best furnished hotel Uithe Boundary  district. It is heated with steam and  lighted by electricity. Excellent sample  rooms. The bar is always abreast.of the  times, and meals arc served in tlie, Cafe  '���������   at any hour, day or night.  Biriniesi-Jo' Canrtleir  .^.���������.-���������������������������"tANDS-  ITbivSalc at |1U,���������%12 and %Vh  Per' Aci-e,  NELSON. B. O  ' til tliu hottie  for (ill loniiHta   ������������������:.-  .iiiKliiiillioiia'irc.s'visitiiigNd'w  '... ''.'* Dfti^ir'. Hi'ili,������h; Coluiirbia. ���������  HEJMHt" STEQE.   PROPH.  np:i,son, ������. c.  WIIOLKSAIJJ  I)RaI,1{RS in     ', '���������'  Produce   and ' Provisions  Commercial Hotel  G RISEN WOOD   ���������    ...<���������'-"  Mas ample accommodation for a  large number of guestsv" I'lcaHiint  Rooms and a Clootl  Table;   .Sunday Dinners a Specialty. :  jMhh, Aha Beunawj.  %  Is opposite the Great Northern depot, and is a delightful  'haven for the weary traveler. Great veins of hot water  run through tho entire house, and bathrooms are always  at the service of those in search of material cleanliness.  The dining room is an enemy to dyspepsia, while the  artistic appointment of the liquid refreshment room makes  the "drinks go down like-eating fruit in a'Hour garden.  The sample rooms.are the largest in'the mountains and  a pleasure to drummers with big trunks.  JAS. MARSHALL, Prop,  '4  o  rf  ZNWOOD LIQUOR  CO. I  Y .IMPORTERS, GREENWOOD, B. 0.    |

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