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 NOV 10 1908  >-  S-  W, G. aiid.-E;"Shirts^ Collars'and''   -������    ��������� -    ;��������� -   ���������      ���������* - ��������� >��������� - -  Cuffs,-* 'John Vk/-Stetson -..Hats.'  The leading hotel of the city and  headquarters for those engaged "in"  ���������m vug  Miss' Hilda Yettc-Vboin in   tlie  mining, railroading or commercial  new chef al thp Pioneer hotel  ������... * l .. I i j  pursuits.  W.   S.   TORNEY,   PROPRIETOR.  These Lines Speak for Themselves  ��������� *���������      ,     *     * i  Russell-Law-Caulfield ��������� Co., Ltd.  Hardware, Groceries, Clothing and Gents' Furnishings.  P. S. BAKER  Provincial Asdayer and Ore  , -.. ' Shippers' Agent.    Corres  pondence solicited. Samples  receive prompt attention.,  P.   O. BOX   IS 3.   GKEGNlVOOir,   B.   O.  Mountaineer and Kootenay   Standard   Cigars.  . Made by ���������  3. & ClKHn ������ go., nelson  '11. Grigor of Oroville. Wn<-h.,  paid a, business* vi������jl lo the oil}'  tiiis week. -   *  The foundry in Anaconda had a  busy month in, Oaiobci for the  local smelter.*  ;��������� Mrs. Malcolm of Hfilriilton, Ont.,  is ��������� veiling !,(.,. grand . daughter,  Mrs. Jno. L. Coles..-'  Horn��������� In Greenwood, Thursday,  Oetobei 29, to Mr. aud, Mis. K. j.  MoirisTir*, ii, <,on.       '-'\:  Another conrrnct h.is been given  upon the  firuee mine,' near  Mid  ^ . w������   -.   -     VM.*    M������ ^   tVUlO        U|Jf  projector of the plan, .for*  a tunnel  to he r-.rf from near'Trail   to Rossland so as to tap ore deposits at a  depth of about two  thousand feet.'  Tliis plan may yet  be.   cnrri<:<l   oul  an  it  has   numerous   advantages  GVorge B. McAiilay w,is  the chiel  owner in fc|,u  Cariboo , (Camp Jfo-  Kinriey), out of \vhieh   he made a  1-irge  fortune,    lie  was the main  owner   of the  Evening' Star -and  spent a  considerable  sum   j��������� (|e.  veh.ping it.   JMl wm. plung,it-s and  ���������u*iild  ������take-everything   they had  in a  mining  enterprise" that   had  "ny   likelihood    of  Rossland Miner*.  Western Float 1  t  Alberta  Pat Burns  is  shipping  cattle to Liverpool.  Chester* Carlton has opened a  meat shop in Bridesvillo.,  A rancher employs six oxen to  draw his gr.iin^ in()0 Molson'. *  At hiM; a 8fcftam lanudry has  been started in Oranbrook. I  succeeding���������I*  ^ T2i"������kine  Smith   has returned  huccetaing.���������|t0 Gni|)f] F()1,ks ffom ^ ^^  Safe-crackers have been at work  Hie  tunnel "at   Field   will   be  Ihnrshed   by   next, ALrch.    -Last  month C00 men were employed on  the work. , ,     .        '   > ������������������  James  McCarthy' died "in Ross-7  land last week.    In the boom days  of .that city he was 'a performer" iu  the International theatre.  Chinch .was  recently    and  held  the  anted an average of 20  box-  in   Fairview  coiigiegntion  , cents when  was   passed  Grfnbw Knhnrf'v*^ + '     ���������   ���������u,-<;I'ICKer-a ������������vo hecn at work  '������    Gobi  UCLOper rOCilOOl Report.       ��������������� Revelstoke, hue without success,   financier  the   collection  around.  Arthur Forland, who formerly  ran a dry goods store in Nelson, is  said to have made over a million  in     Cobalt.     ITe   was   always   a  wiiy,   and  wintet  work   wiU'Voiitiiuif! all  Dealer in  - Contractor for. Ties, Poles and Fence "Posts.  Heavy Teaming andDraying  Phone 85. . ���������    -  Tlie Kootenay Saloon - -  Sandon, B. O., has a line or nerve  bracers unsurpassed iu any uiouo-  tain town ol the Great West. A  .' glass of aqua pura given free with  spirits menti.  nivrsroK r-if  i,. wat.son  J upilMar*rii.illi/;iii,.ii(liii.r  Aypi-.io,. c|ai|y ;,i(���������,.,���������'���������lu.t.,  ��������� ercciitaan of rejrul.irity ..'....'.  Perfect ar|pndaiie(   I!).   17.30   01.37  Ernest   An-  /M Unequalled for Domestic Use.'  (Kings Liquer Scotch Whiskey  " -   - 12 Years Old  J. W. Burmesters White Port.  Jas. Bennessy & Co's 3-Star Brandy.  IMPORTERSrGREENWOOD, B.C.  TheGfeeGcaooci Branch  gIsoh  Iron Works  is now prepared to make"  all kinds of Iron, Brass or  Copper   Castings.     First-  class    work    g-uarantood. ^  1VT. ;Holt, -maoagep.  Jos. P. Kelly has returned after  spending tlie summer working on  the Buster, a. claim that he owns  on.Wallace mountain',;-  A great many llepiiblicans and  a few Democrats scanned _ the build ins as they earne oft the wire in  LlriT Windsor upon Tuefeday evening.   ���������      -   -     *       ���������^  Dennis Mnrphy of/Ashcroft held  a meeting at Eholt Monday night  r[uilt'  in the  Liberal^ interests,    He will Jakes  speak in the'Auditorium this oven-|^rcAli  ing. i ^  .T. AV. Frost returned to the city  Monday, after spending the sum-  mci* working on hfs iron .claims  ie Northern Ontario. --Pat Hlckey  will probably winter*in that district.  demni,'MHd.P.l   Ifancock. Gertie  irclr.tyre,    Dollie   Oliver, George  Redjiath,   Hazel   Redpath, Bertha  brnith.  l)IVISIOX ir-.J i.  MACKHSZIB  l mills Hi-tiiiilly ntlenilin-i- qs  Avera������p daily atteml.-inco '""'24 2-''  I ercentngo of regularity... .'.'.'.' "so! "  Perfect Attendance: Henrv Anderson, Georgie Eales, M-rudie  Eales, Worthington Fair, Agnes  Hood, Enssel Hunter, . Harold  Hunter,   Judith  Johnson,   Eileen  Chas    McArthnr,  Donald      _..r H  CMO Juaue in  lhsten   James Olliver, Grace Prince Rupert to get a supply of  Redpath, Sutherland Smith, Ward  water PP J  Storer,    Winnie    Skelton,    Dick  _ Charley Richards is wintering  "is Big,Bend pack train at Shu-  swap.  Albert Piper and Emma Smith  were married in" Fairview last  week. '  By the end of this month coal  and coke will be shipped from  Hosmer.  _ A  man  in  Revelstoke   owns a  ring that once belonged to Martin  Luther.  Work has been commenced'upon  the New Porto Rico sawmill in  xvelson.  Preparations  are  being made in  Taylor.  Geo  J. R. Cameron.  Leading Tailor of the  Kooteiiays,  -..____J������aslQ._B.JL  DIVISION- III���������C. jr. MARTIN.  I upils actually attending...        -32  Average daily attendance '2961  I creentage of regul.-u ity ".. .92.62  Perfect attendance : E-nest Archibald. Leo Barnett, Edward  Crowley, Waldo Jordan, Evelyn  Johnson, John McArthur, Ce'lia  McTnto-h, Hall M.clntyre, Ted  Proctor, Vera Redpath, Muriel  Redpath, Arthur Rees, Reua Smith  tl ���������   L . - 1 Tom Taylor, Annie Thomas   Tapir  It is becoming gent/rally, known | Wilson '  all over this  country-that  Frank  A. McQueen was in,the city this  week'selling the Morena and other  cigars. Mac reports business good,  especially along the Crow. He is  getting fat and has;, not had a  smoke in over two years.  I |������������6������������������������������������9������������W8o������a>������������ai������*foa������@a������8������<s������������������a������9������S8������������C9e@a [|  'Mw-wlfclf J..1, wr n-imti-r������rmm������������mi  angnrgRTaawiiiflf mim n w i, n rgggeBan  "^urUfmrwnn  ��������� ." Dealers in  pfesh and Salt JVleats, pish and -Poultry  Shops in nearly all the' towns of Boundary and  the Kootenay.  ���������as������-ggairagB������nM������H*8w^  GommeRGGment  SALE  Having purchased the stock of Messrs. Rendell & Co. at a  discount, we are placing the samo ou sale at greatly reduced  prices. Everything in tho store Reduced. ��������� Absolutely ]STothimr  Reserved. *. b  Buy Your Fall and Winter Goods Now and Save Money.  " BARCLAY  &  CO.  Dry Goods. Boots and Shoes. Millinery.  'R.A.BROWN  PERRY, HASH.  GeneralMerchant  Dry Goods,  Groceries,  Boots and Shoes,  Stationery,  Hardware,  Tobacco,  Ciffars,  Buckless has oue o'f the best livery  stables in B. 0. Hik horses are  fast aud safe, while his ligs never  creak for lack of axle grease."  A. L. White woke up this week  and put an ad. in this* paper.    He  wiM-r.i-nba.bly Juvvft-tSj^nlargo- bio  store and engage more clerks before many weeks. His special  sales are a delight' to bargain  hunters.  C. H. Schepstur, some years ago  a resident of Greenwood'but now-  located in tho Bulkley valley, was  a visitor in the city this week. Mr.  Schepstur is interested in mines  near Telkwa, but does not expect  much stir in that district until the  G. T. P. is built, which will ,be  two or throe or more years before  the line is in operation to Bulkley  valley. :  L. O. T. M.  Mrs. J. 0. Kemp completed the  organization of a Hive of the  Ladies of the Maccabees on Tuesday evening. A number of ladies  from Grand Forks assisted in the     ������������������vaa  ���������,JD iaM trom lUOV1.  Oats and Northwest Seed  '   Wheat.  . Etc.  Winter  Phoonix.  cers were elected  Mrs. M. Murray, P. L. C.  Mrs. I. Crawford, L. C.  Mrs. White, L. T. C.  Miss Mae Lawson, R. K.  Miss L. G. Rowe, F. A.  Mrs. Fleming, Serg.  Miss A. Findlay, M. A.  Mrs. T. Rowe, Seut.  Miss S. Lawson, Picket.  McRae Bros have just received a  fresh stock of local view post cards-  2i0 different views. The workmanship is first class.  The first coal was shipped from  Corbin mines in-East Kootenay  last week.  In the Similkameen Jim Riordan  is working a claim 7,000 feet above  sea level.  Miles Barrett and Katharine  Finn were'married in Grand Forks  last week.  In Vancouver the Chinese gambling dens are principally supported  by white men.  Bill Templemau spoke a few  words for Duncan Ross in Kamloops last week.  _ The smelter at Trail blew in the  biggest copper furnace in Canada a  few days ago.  Across the lake from Moyie a  at  T^EJVIOflT HOUSE  Nelson. B. C, is rim on the  the American and European  plan. Nothing yellow about  the house except the gold in  t>e safe.  Maloqe   ik   Tregilltis  &1V&WWb.TW&&tyf*b,^^^,  PHOENiX, B. 0.  Is opposite the Great Northern depot and is a delightful  haven for tho weary traveler. Great veins of hot water  run through the entire house, and bathrooms aro always, at tho service of those in search of material  cleanliness. The dining room is an enemy to dyspepsia,  while the artietic appointment of tho liquid refreshment  makes the drinks'go clown like eatiiig fruit in a flower  garden, The sample rooms aro tho largest in the mountains, and a pleasure to drummers with big trunks.  JAS. MARSHALL        -       -       PROPRIETOR  Are you contemplating a trip  to the  Orient,  Honolulu,  Australia  New Zealand ?  It is reported that the Gran by  will increase its forces in January.  ��������� Over one hundred and thirty  names were put on the municipal  voters' list last week. The election will probably be run on open  or shut lines. ' ...  Charles Flood, has returned and  will be employed in the Granby.  The Brooklyn was crowded with  Yanks on -Tuesday evening reading bulletins of the great fight in  the States.  Kris'-^Kruger and Jack Allen  have taken over tho Cottage hotel.  Being both popular with the miners  they should do a good biisiuess.  li. V. Chishohn has soM his  hotel in Rossland and is-again running the well-known Alexander.  All accounts owing McGillis &  Williams are payable to him. As  Rory i.s one of the best landlords  in.tho mountains, his many friends  in the Boundary are delighted to  know that he is again d"in<r business in Phoenix*.  A lot of characters have been  ruined by being hung over a backyard fence.  I the'AufofarnineV  # W. P. Tierney says that Cobalt  is the greatest mining camp that  he has ever seen.  On the Lardo river near Goldhill  E. .R. Vipond has a shingle mill  that runs by water.  An extensive deposit of boruite  ore has been found in the Cornell  mine on Texada island.  J. R. Crudge died. recently in  Montreal. He was formerly 0.  P.   R. agent at Kaslo.  Pictures from 10 cts. up at the  New Art Store.  San Francisco Opera Co.  Francisco Opera Companv  Greenwood next Tuesday  For the best and purest in confectionery get tho Copper Seal  Brand at McRae Bros.  Old Timers.  Are you contemplating a trip  to California or auy Pacific-  Coast Point ?  mmmmaamBamm  Nj  Beer,Porier, Soda Water  Are onr three Specialties.   Our new Brew  House  is   the   largest  in   the  Boundary.  Phoenix - Brewing - Co.  (Limited.)  The.Prido of Western Canada. Phono 138,'Grcenwood  Or a trip to  Winnipeg, Detroit  St. Paul, _ Toronto,  Chicago, Montreal,  Boston, Mew York,  Or an European point  thought of?  ,     This line is equipped with,  unexcelled first-class coaches,  tourist and standard Bleopers  aii(i;dining cars, coupled with  safety, speed and comfort.  For Folders and complete information apply to  E. R. REDPATH,  Agent, Greenwood, B. C.  j. E. PROCTOR,  Dist. Passenger, Agent,  Calgary, Alta,  Among the intimate  John M. Burke iu the early days  of Rossland were James Wardn.ir,  George B. McAulay and J. B. McArthur, and all havo since crossed  the last great divido. tThis rjuartet  were,prominent in  the early history of the camp and are of the  type that are always to be found in  a mkiing camp at its inception and  their   presence   had much to   do  with its. success,   thoy  were all  good promoters, had the confidence  of    capital    and   could    secure  money   fay   any   enterprise   that  "looked good*'.to   them.    James  Wardner sold for Ross ���������Thompson  a large.nlimber of lots in the southern portion of the city, to the Mont-  |real   Towhsito company,   netting  the father of Rossland a good sized  sum and making several thousands  in commission for himself.    Burke  was largely interested iu the Robert  E.   Lee,  on  the  development   of  whiiih ho and his asHociiitos spent  considerable money. Well informed  mining men   consider the Lee a  good-proporty and  holievo that it  will  ultimately  bo operated at a  The San  "'.ill.Ybc ,in .r, ������������������������.*.  riiU'lit and will appear in the Auditorium  Jn point of numbers, scenic equipment,  elaborate costuming, musical excellence,  and   all-round    proficiency,   the   San  i rancisco Opera Company is the biggest and best-appointed fight opera organization that has ever toured Western Canada.   Through a combination  guarantee of the theatre man.ij-ersin  Greenwood, Phoenix ond Grand Fork:!,  of a very considerable sum, this famous  attraction i.s offered in each of the three  Boundary towns   for one night each.  The company is in reality  the Tivoli  Opera   company,   so   famous   in   San-  I1 rancisco.   After the disastrous earthquake and fire when  the Tivoli oirpra  honco was destroyed, Mr. Healev took  his company-oil tliu road and called it  the S.-in   1-'rancisco  Opera Co.   JIow  ever   there  are   many   people in  the  Boiir-daivy that liavi-. been entertained  m tlm lamoiis old ihivhousein 'l-Visco  who willluj pk-n-Miii to  welcome many  of tin*.s-iinis artists in  Grt-enwood next  luesdny   night.    Fur   two and a  half  years 1 In; San Fraiiti.M-o Opera Co. lias  hat 'nothing hut sm-cuss.both artistically  and hiianclaliy.   It has played some re-  niarkiiblc* enniigemonto in nil the VV'off.-  cni   cities,   Including , I'ortlarul,    Los  Angeles, Denver, Salt Lake, Spokane  und  other Jplnces.   Last .summer this  company was seventeen weeks at tho  friends of t,'r,llltI ������l,in'''* IIo,lso I" -Seattleand from  thac engagement, which is the longest  run ever made in any of the const cities  l������y any opera company, came direct on  the    present   tour  through   Western  Canada.   In -every  place  from   Vancouver to Winnipeg the greatest praise  litis been given in the press for the people cf the company and the operas thev  present.   In every citso rieu* box olliee  records  for  big receipts were 7 established, and Ihe verdict is unanimous  tlmt tliu San Francisco Opera company  is the best musical organization that  ever toured Western Canada,  '���������'''-'���������"'-'y  Webb,   Mabel Day,  Kugene  Weiner, Kitby Norton, Amy Leicester,  J,   li'lissell   Powell,   Fred Snooks mid  I* rank llerti-and are some of the principals whoso names are almost household  words in the world of light opera.   The  chorus is said to be. a   very attractive  one.   Ah one paper puts it " Thev are  a bunch of California beauties '' "  "IhoToymakei*" will be played in  wreoinvood. It i.s a revised 'edition of  " Lit I'oupec," which had nucha record  run hi London. "Fantana'' will he  played in Phoenix.  Mr. \\I. Oraiiston, who is well known  in operatic circles in this country, was  In (ireonwt nd Monday making final arrangements for the Sun Francisco company, - He has brain.-lit many Komi  things ti Greenwood, but assures us  this is the best vol. -  The Dolphin mine near Olalla  has recently been examined bv  several mining men.  Bill Galliher is vibrating the  ozone in Kootenay this week iu  favor of Smith Curtis.  More coke ovens have been  finished in Fernie, and fourteen  more are under construction.  Kip.Rsleysajsth.it the Liberals  paid B5 each for many votes cast  iu Vancouver upon election day.  At the Reco mine in the Slocan  4,000 sacks of ore are awaiting  shipment  when  rawhiding begins.  Prince Rupert has had its first  fire. Au overheated stove set fire  to a cabin and caused a loss of 85001  Too many cows iu this province  suffer from tuberculosis and a  strong effort is tu be made to weed  them out.  Jim Cronin is investing over  8100,000 in Spokane real estate.  That is largely from the money  made in mining.  A factory for building boats has  been commenced in Nelson. Some  day they will be building air ships  irr Grand Forks.  The Iv. & S. railway has closed  the Sandon end of its road and  does' not run trains any farther  than McGuigan.      ������������������.-.���������..  Smallpox is still making its mark  In Chilliwack the bars close at  10p. m. and those who want to  drink upon Sunday have to carry  their own bottles, 'or learn the  proper tap for the back doo'*.'  I Clifford Sifton is falkiug' for  Ross in the Okanagan this, week.  He will probably get into the  Boundary next week*',"although the  people are not yet hiding their  valuables.-  _   Peck MacSwain fell into a cellar  in Fernie the other  day and was  badly bruised, but his  million, of-  friends will bo pleased to learn that  '  he   is   recovering  from  his   httle  drop.  The deepest shaft around Butte, ���������  Montana, is aD the High Ore mine.  It i.-, 2.900 feet deep, and the "deepest level is 2.300  feet.    Some ore  from  tbe deepest level assays GO '  per cent, copper.  Tho   concentrator at the Monte- ���������  zuma    mine.near   Ka<do   burned-  down last week.    The loss is $37,--  000,   and  the   insurance  820,000.  Henry  Giegerich  was oue of the  principal losers.  Bill Campbell came down fromAl-  aska a few weeks ago'with SI r-0,000.  lie threw the money at the birds  in Frisco and went back the other  day with 814 in cash aud'S149,9SG  woi th of experience.  The  contractors of  Prince Ru-   ���������  pert have decided  to raise the pay  of railway laborers to 82.50 and  $2.75   a   day.     Ross   &   Carlson  wero   in   Vancouver   looking   for   ���������  ���������1,500 -white-laborers.- r- --.-?_-_- ,,-.���������  In  Revelstoke the other'day a   '  dog butted into a live wire and was  killed.   This caused the local paper  to lemark that it is to be regretted  that mauy otb$r dogs in  the same  town failed to meet the same fate.  For Thanksgiving Day  the Canadian   Pacific  railway   company    ,  announce:a. rate of  f.tre and oue-  third for the round trip.    Tickets  on   sale  November 7th,   Stfa and .-  9th,   inclusive,   final  return  limit  November 11th.  in Ladysmith, and that old fetish,  vaccination, has been made compulsory in that city.  A national apple show will*be  Wlddowaon, Assayer, Nelson, B, C.  Grand Forks and  B. C,.w.i|l be represented.  Wages are too low at Prince Rupert, and men will always be  scarce until $3 a day. or more'is  paid for railway laborers.  Next week will be warm in the  Boundary.     All   in a bunch  we  havo Thanksgiving,   King's birth-  1 day, payday and tho election.  ���������Tho moving picture'show'Iiaa  landed in Prince Rupert, and some  drunks havo been seen in that city.  It is rapidly becoming civilized.  In Enderby J. B Gaylord planted 10 cents worth of cucumber  sued last spring. Kroin it he .realized 820 and had plenty of eti-  (ititubers left for his family and  friends while none of them died  from tho gripes.  Honest Grit Paper.  The Star.^ published at Princeton, is a Grit paper and enjoys advertising pap from Ottawa, vet its  editor has the courage to speak as  follows :  "Any man who is afraid to meet  his foe  on  equul grounds has al-  already admitted that he- deserves ���������  censure rather   than   praise.    To  court defeat one has only to play  the coward.    The most that should  have been done was to putnomiua-.  tion day ahead so that every voter  in the Dominion could vote on the  same 'day.    No  other country in  the civilized world would countenance such a monstrosity as a deferred election."  "Mr. Burrcll has an unsullied  reputation and has the respect of  every man and  woaian'jn the riding, two things that will  more offset the  unfair advantage  his Grit  opponent may have 'jin  a deferred  election.    No matter what govern-   -  ment or party is in power Mr. Bui-  rell will  creditably represent the    -  people and  easily   accomplish   as  much for tbe Princeton  district as  any   government   supporter.     Ho  does not descend to personalities or  indulge in   low insinuations,   his  plane of oratory  being  far above-  the average.   ;.-'   *   *   *   -\-   ^���������.,  government with a large  majority  behind it is bound  to become top-  heavy, and   must,  sooner or later,  totter to ruin of its own unwieldy  proportions.     Political corruption  thrives   best   where   the   grafter  maggots are most plentiful. Therefore, it would seem to be the part  held}  iu    Spokane   next   month InT'-^ W������T "T1 t0 ������������ th<3 Part  r.nT,ii ���������oni\-: of wisdom tor ,the voter lo keen  cs and other sections 011 down large majorities in the ho,iS  as much as possible. 'The deferred  elections and at least two  by-elec-  tiousnowiu  sight afford a fitting  opportunity to tlio voter to niual-  izo tho present towering majority  I of Sir  Wilfrid.    And  this  can be  done without impairing,his normal  strength,  for it  is a "well known  fact that the irremier would iV.el  relieved if some vigorous weeding  wore done by his own followers iii  the elections of   Vale-Cariboo and  Kooteiiny.   Two   'politictl   duia-  miters' from B. U, 1s  rather   luorn  than a man of Sir Wilfrid's serene  and placid tuinpuraiiiunto/iri's fur."  Von have a long time to live yet.  Oi'corate your homes with pictures  from the New Art Store,  The Ledge, 'w a year. THE    LEDGE,    GREENWOOD,    BRITISH    COLUMBIA.  ER PLAYSTRAMP  Disguises Himself as Hobo and  ���������   Goes Out Begging.    ,  TO PROVE A STATED THEORY.  Incidentally to Show Mrs. Bowser That  Sho Is Hard Hearted���������Distressing  Results Follow, and, as Usual, It Is  All the Fault of His Wife.  [Copyright, 100S, by T. C. McClurc]  As Mr. Bowser reached homo tho  other evening a tramp who had boon  at the basement door passed out of  tho gate, no was not halted or ad-'  dressed, but two minutes later the Inquiry was put to Mrs. Bowser:  "Was that man who was just hero  asking for something to eat?"  ���������   "Yes; it was an old tramp."  i  ;   "And yon gave him so me tiling?"  "No. This is the third or fourth time  he has been here this week. Hois both  impudent and persistent.' Why do/you  ask?"  "Because, madam, when he passed  mo at the gate his whole attitude portrayed hunger and dejection. lie must  have felt that the whole world was  against him."  "He didn't ask for food, but for money. If he is suffering for anything, it  Is for whisky."  "And you are ready to libel his character as well ns turn him from your  "I AH DllESSED LIKE A TItAMP."  door!" exclaimed Mr. Bowser. "Woman, you have a heart of stone. I have  no doubt that you have driven a dozen  different men to crime and a dozen  others to suicide."  ! Mrs. Bowser made no reply, and  nothing further was said until they  ���������were seated at the dinner table. Then  Mr. Bowser took the matter up again  by saying:  . "Yes, the man seemed utterly lost to  hope, and before we'liave finished our  dinner ho may bo floating in tho river.  c.If so, you will be lo blame for it."  "But I tell you I'm not going to  make a tramp hotel of this house,"  she spiritedly replied. "There's a lot  of rubbish in the back yard, and I've  offered tramp after tramp money to  remove it.   Not one would touch it."  "That makes no difference to the general character of the case. The tramp  is tho victim of misfortune. lie has  lost wife, children, all. Ho is bowed  ���������with sorrow. Ambition has fled. He  feels that the hand of all men is  against him. From our store of plenty  can we not afford him a crust or' a  'dime? Who can say that it would not  ibe tho beginning of a now era with  )him?"  ' "Tramps don't cat crusts, Mr. Bow-  ,'Ser, and, as for dimes, you leave so precious few of them around tho house  ���������that I don't have one for my street car  Ifaro half the time. I think I can make  as good use of them as any tramp."  ; Bowser Glares and Turns Red.  j Mr. Bowser knew that the cook overheard the remark, and ho also knew  ���������that it was trite and true, and for the  next two minutes ho did nothing but  Iglare and turn red and white by turns.  ,Then he said:  I   "You look at things from your owd  selfish   standpoint.     There   are   thousands of people that feel as I do���������that  iwhen misfortune makes a tramp of a  Iman he still remains a human being  .    land is entitled to humane treatment.  'How easy for you to have passed out  some food nnd a fow kind words!  Instead of that, you slammed tho door on  llris toes or yelled to tho cook to do It,  and the man has gone away wondering  |if we are devils or human beings.  Lis-  'ten to tho moaning of the wind!  It is  going to ho a dark, rainy night, arid as  that poor, hungry tramp makes his bed  on a pile of ashce In some alloy what  can his thoughts of you be?"  ���������   "I don't believe there aro thousands  that feel as ynn do," replied Mrs. Bow-  Ber.  "I don't believe"���������  "Hold on right Micro, madam. I firmly bcllcvo that >ou are the only woman In this towrj that will bang tho door  on the toes of n hungry and dlscour-  nged tramp. I r.ot only believe It, hut  I'm going to prove it. I acknowledge  thnt the world Is selfish, but I also contend that there are thousands of hearts  that heat l*or misfortune."  '; "How can you prove It?"  [ "You will soo at tho end of a couple  of hours."  .   For an Lour after dinner, until It be-  pan to grow dark. Mr. Bowser road his  (���������nper nnd smoked his cigar.  Then ho  disappeared   upstairs,   nnd   when   he  crime down again Mrs. Bowser thought  tho tramp hnd come back and sneaked  in nt the front door.   Mr. Bowser had  nnnrco up one or nis oldest suits ana  reduced It to a ragged state.  "And now what?" was asked.  "I am going to prove my case.   I am  dressed  like  a  tramp.    I  am   going  forth to appeal to the charity of my  follow men.   I shall find human sympathy with me.    You can't make mo  believe, Mrs. Bowser, that this town  holds another person as selfish as you  nre.    If It docs,   ttien  where is our  boasted Christianity?"  Mrs. Bowser made no objection to  bis going out, but smiled behind his  back as ho went. Mr. Bowser had  gono only three blocks before ho ������iaw <  a lady sitting on tho steps of her  house. Slip looked, sympathetic and  charitable. She looked tender hearted  and full of love for humanity, lie  therefore turned In, and, removing his  rusty old hat, he said:  "Lady, I am a tramp through misfortune. A tornado caused the deaths  of my wife and children, and"���������  "And why didn't it cause yours as  well?" -was asked.  "Madam, 1 ��������� was once a happy man.  I had around me"���������  "James," called the woman over her  shoulder to some one' in the house,  "here is some one bothering mo.  I'loaso come out and remove him."  "Madam, I simply ask for n crust of I  bread. I haven't had anything to eat ',  for three"��������� \  James appeared. He was n husky  husband. lie also had a voice on kim  like the roar of a bull. When he roared  at Mr. Bowser to "git" the disguised  tramp got. Five houses down a man  sat on his steps smoking. Mr. Bowser, loaned over the gate in a weary  way and -worked a bit of pathos into  his voice as ho asked:  "Sir, do you know what it is to be  all alone in this world?"  "Why don't you try tho jail for company?" was the reply.  "Can It be, sir, thnt I must sleep on  tho damp earth tonight for the want of  a dime to get mo a bed?"  "It can, and you'd better be doing it.  Come; go on with you!"  This was a direct and, an aggressive  order, and Mr. Bowser moved on. As  ho struck the next block he found a  cook taking the evening air nt a basement door. Sho was a middle aged  woman, and he saw pity in her eyes.  "I can sec that you have the heart of  a woman," he said as ho halted.  "And -what of it?"  "I crave a little food to assuage tho  pangs of hunger."  "Oh, you do! Bet-haps you crave a  strawberry shortcake with -whipped  cream on top."  "No, ma'am, only a fow crusts. I  am a broken, despairing man. Anything is good enough for mo."  '���������Then act in the way of sonic cop  and let him give you tho collar. Lord,  but how I should like to see him make  your heels fly!"  Sure of a Kind Welcome.  Farther down the street, but on the  opposite side, a woman was playing  the piano and singing "Nearer. My*  God, to Thee." As tlie words fla-ited  out of the open window upon the evening air Mr. Bowser felt sure that his  welcome would be kind. lie had  mounted the steps and was looking  into the hall when the music* ceased  and tho singer came out and said:  ."Well, sir, what is it?"  "Lady, will you please bo kind enough  to spare"���������  "No, sir!   You get right out of hero!"  "But, lady, I am not to blame for  my"-  "Oflicer, officer!" called the woman  to-a policeman that came pacing along  at just that moment. "Otlicer, please  remove this lazy and drunken old  tramp!"  Mr. Bowser -was removed. He was  removed "with energy. He was removed by tiro scruff, by the back, by  the arms and legs. lie was-yanked,  and he was twisted, and when lot go  of on the corner nnd told to "pike" his  head swam and his knees wabbled,  and the only conversation he could  call up was to say to himself:  "By tho seventeen bullfrogs of Bull  lake, but Mrs. Bowser shall suffer for  this!   How sho shall suffer!"  M. QUAD.  CONSCIENCE STRICKEN.  Well, anyhow, tho things I said  To make tho babies ko to .bed  "Wuro well deserved!    They rompi-il in������4  played  Until  their mother seemed nfraId  They never would turn In nnd go  Away  to  Slumberliind,  and  ho  I did speak sharply lo the two.  When 1 tell them what they're tn do  They aro supposed to do It���������yet-  Why  Is it that  1  can't forget?  Why can't 1 banish from my view  Tho way   thuy   looked,   tho  grief  ihtU  grew  In their two faces, overspread  Their countenances?   Curly  Head  Stuck  her woe undcrllp way out,  And sister girl slopped as In doubt  If dad had truly said Hie wnrd  Thai she Imagined sho had  heard,  And then they slowly hacked away.  Too   grieved   for   good   night   kiss   or  play.  Darn this month's magazine!" Noi  nn������  Of all tho stories thai  lliey run  Is worth the paper midline Ink!  Don't people who write slories' ihlrikj  Have  they  no  brains?    Have   tln-y   a  thought  That they can dish this sort of rot  Out to the public all tho time  And always gel the nimble dime?  I'll show them���������wish  I  hadn't said  Tho words 1 did to Curly Head!  I wish I'd  walled  for awhile!  'My  babies' broken hearted smile  When   they  understood iheir dad  Had scolded them makes me feel had.  It wouldn't have hurt xmo to do  A romp and play at peekaboo  With them awhile.    II would beat this!  I guess I'll go and sneak a kiss  If they're asleep in  (heir white beds.  Lord bless their tousled curly heads!  ���������J. M.  Lewis in Houston  I'out.  Brutality   of   Chess.  That great, chess master and philosopher, Dr. Lusher, accounts as follows lor Dr. Tarrusch's defeat in thi  second game of the notable match  now playing at Dussoldorf:���������  "Tiirmseh had outplayed mo in the  opening, but he lacked the passion  that whips the blood when great  .slakes can be gained by resolute and  oell-conlidont daring."  For all that tlie doctor of Nuremberg was sufficiently exhausted by his  vain efforts to recover the attack. Outplayed and played out he wiis compelled to rest the whole of the following clay, nor was that enough, for  when Friday caino he still found himself unlit to resume and accordingly  took  the full'count.  Those humane people who made -iO  much noiso over the "horrors'" of the  Marathon race ought surely lo turn  their attention lo the brutalities of  chess. Wo will not say that Ihe game  should bo suppressed entirely, but  would it not bo wise to regulate it i  little in the interests of humanity?���������  Now York Sun.  Useful in Camp.��������� Kxplorors, surveyors,' prospectors and hunters will  find Dr. Thomas' Fclcctiic Oil very  useful in camp. When the feet and  logs arc wot and cold it is well to  rub them freely with tho Oil' and the  result will by the prevention of pains  in the muscles, and should a cut, or  contusion or sprain bo sustained,  nothing could be belter as a dressing  or lotion.  A Fish Story Illustrated.  A lady on one of the ocean liners  who seemed very much afraid of icebergs asked the captain what would  happen in case of a collison. The  captain replied:���������  "Tho iceberg would move right  along, mncliuu, just as if nothing had  happened," and tho old lady seemed  greatly relieved.���������Success.  The source of all intestinal troubles is tne common house fly; his  biv/.j', is the first-symptom of typhoid.  Wilson's Fly Pad" is the only thing  that kills them all.  <~?^a.  Cutehiug  planked.shad.  -New York World.  "Your Norwegian friend scorns to  be  always in the  clouds."  "No wonder; he has just won tho  ski championship."���������Baltimore American.  Minard's Liniment for sale everywhere  "I hope, driver, you. will not run  away with me!"  "Bless yor, no, mam! I've got a  wife and six kids at home already."  ���������London   Opinion.  More to Be Desired.  "That mountain," said tlie pessimistic director of the new railroad, "seems  to have blocked our progress effectively."    .  "Oh, no," replied the chief engineer.  "Wo still have faith iu our ability to  tunnel through it."  "Huh! It's too bad your faith isn't  of tho sort that moves mountains."���������  Catholic Standard and Times.  A Tight Squeeze, Also���������  SOME QUEER TRADES.  "A close call." .  ���������Scribner's Magazine.  His Regrets.  "It Is very easy to say tho wrong  thing," remarked tho moralist.  "That is very true," answered Senator Sorghum.  "I suppose, even cautious as you arc,  that you regret some of your utterances."  "Yes. On several occasions I havo  paid 'I raise you' when I ought to havo  said 'I pass.' "���������Washington Star.  Reason  Enough.  "A,w, really, Miss Pert, it's rather  rudef, to say you don't like my face.  Why don't you?"  "Oh, because."  "Because? There's no reason In that  answer." ^  "Neither Is there nny |n your face."  ���������^Philadelphia Press.  As an Example.  "Photography la a strange profr*  slon," muses the young man.  "Because It develops negative* V  asks the young woman, with a It I rawing look. y  "Not that exactly. But, as an example, the other day I had my picture  taken In my riding togs���������not on a  horse, you know, but. Just standing  In my rhllng outfit, with my crop held  In my hand. And today the photographer" writes me that the pictures aro  ready for me and (hat they 'are all  mounted."  J'Smellers'_'_and_Profp<!sinnal Rest Man  Are Found In London.  Fow people are aware of the exist-  once of some novel occupations out of  which many an enterprising man is  .making a lucrative living.  One of the  queerest of these, given in a recent  London directory, is that of the expert  "smeller."   Scent-makers need someone   with   a   very   delicate   sense   of  smell to aid them in blending the ingredients of perfumes in proper proportions.  Queen  Alexandra's favorite  perfume���������violets���������costs ������10 per ounce  bottle,  and  in order that it may be  correctly blended before it is passed  for Her Majesty's use, it has to run  the    gauntlet    of    five    professional  "smellers" from ������5 to ������G weekly, and  they are insured against cold" and the  loss of their sense of smell.   Contractors for tho lighting of streets, large  public     buildings,     and     pleasure-  grounds oftcrr employ  "smellers"   to  trace escapes of gas, Is. being the sum  paid for every leakage reported.  _ Another occupation   which   is distinctly prominent on  the register of  Mr.    Chesterton's    Club   of   "Queer  Trades"   is   that  of  acting  as  "best  man" at weddings.   He is in great demand during this season of the year,  and on account of this he is classed  with the minister, and his fee is not  fixed.   Sometimes he secures as much  as ������5 at a single wedding, besides a  handsome   present  from   the   bridegroom.    But in the majority of cases  he is not nearly so fortunate, and his  usual  fee  may  be  classed  at  about  ������2 2s.   At this rate he makes more  than   enough   to   yield   him   a   fair  income.     He must be suave, adroit,  nimble-witted, and patient.  He never  gets rattled, never allows the groom  to  commit  any    glaring   error,   and  keeps a watchful eye lrpon the bride  and her maids to see that everything  passes off in  proper style.   Then, if  his engagement extends to entertaining the guests at the luncheon or party  afterwards,   he   must  be  able   to  sing and  dance,  be  conversant with  the latest of card games, and reply to  many of the speeches on behalf of his  clients.  SAVE THE CHILDREN.  Mothers who keep a box of Baby's  Own Tablets in tlie house may feel  that the lives of their little ones are  reasonably safe during the hot weather months. Stomach troubles,  cholera infantum and diarrhoea- carry  off thousands of little ones every summer, in most cases because the mother docs not have a safe medicine it  hand to give promptly. Baby's Own  Tablets cure tlucsc troubles, or if given occasionally to the well child will  prevent tho trouble coming on. And  the mother has the guarantee of a  government analyst that the Tablets  contain no opi&te or harmful drug..  Mrs. Geo. Minault, Jr., Mont Louis?  Que., says:���������"Before giving Baby's  Own Tablets to my little one she suffered greatly fi;om colic and stomach  troubles, and cried a"great "deal. '"Tlie  Tablets soon cured her and she is now  a plump, healthy child who does not  look as though she ever had an hour-s  illness." You can got the Tablets  from any dealer in medicine or by  mail at 25'centr, n box from The Dr.  Williams' Medicine Co., Brockville,  Ont.  ^  VACATION.  /  This lo the glad vacation time.  When dainty Doris rests.  She's staying'at a beach hotel  With some six hundred guests.  She golfs and swims  and drives and  walks  All day without a stop,  And every night she flirts till twelvo  Or dances at a hop.  She's having Just a quiet time  To rest her tired brain.  Her work all through the college year  Xou know, wao such a strain!  But now she's resting���������gaining strength  As all girls ought to do.  She's up each day at eight o'clock  And gets to sleep at two.  How blessed Is vacation, when  Your brain Is tired out.  To rest your ncrv������������ and give you calm  And make you strong and stout!  And Doris will return refreshed,  Her brown eyes bright and clear,  To look ahead to peaceful days  Of rest another year.  ���������Somervllle Journal.  are made weekly of our Suits and Overcoats, made  in London, England, to our customers' special  measurements. Our message to you who reside  over-seas is this:���������  " It is worth your consideration "  ���������the perfection of fit, style and finish at the minimum  of cost. For years past we have made tailoring our-  special study, until to-day it is no exaggeration to say  that our House boasts the finest equipment and organ-  . isation in the Tailoring World. We have specialised  in the art of fitting clients residing.over-seas, and, more- -  over, not only in'fitting, but also in producing the real  American fashions.- There is no need to pay exorbitant prices for  your tailoring requirements. The merit .of our tailoring is backed by our  _ unreserved guarantee to refund every cent of our clients' money where we fail to'  give absolute satisfaction. No other Tailoring House on either side of. the Atlantic dare offer  such an unqualified guarantee. Whether you desire your clothes tailored in latest New York  style. or latest London fashions, we guarantee absolute satisfaction. The process is' simple.  Merely fill in a postcard, and address same to us as below, asking for our selection of materials.'  By return you will receive our latest assortment of patterns, together with latest fashion-  plates; instructions for accurate self-measurement, tape measure, all free and carriage paid.  We dispatch your order within seven days from receipt, and if you do not approve, return-the'  goods, and we will refund your money. ......  WITHIN   SEVEN   DAYS  SUITS and .OVERCOATS to measure from ,.  -to $;  The World's  Measure Tailors,  (Dept:'F8?).   60/62  CITY   ROAD,   LONDON,   ENGLAND.  Addresses for Patterns:  For Toronto and East Canada: -  CURZON   BROS.,   c|o Might   Directories,   Ltd.,   (Dept. F 81), 74-76  Church   St.,  TORONTO,   ONI.  For  Winnipeg   and   the   West: "  CURZON  BROS.,c|o   Henderson   Bros.,   (Dept.   F  81), 279  Garry   Street,   WINNIPEG.  Below we tabulate the various towns that Mr. Greene will visit on his tour,  -tosjclhcr-with. approximatedates-of-his arrival -in each town:   -   Calgary, Queen's Hotel .' Sept. 21st  Edmonton,  The Alberta Sept. 28th "'  Battleford,    Windsor  Hotel Oct.. 5th  Prince  Albert,   Queen's   Hotel - *.. Oct.   8th  "Saskatoon,   Iroquois   Hotel Oct. 12th  Regina,-"The  Clayton," Oct. 15th  Brandon, "The  Empire" Oct. 22nd  Portage la Prairie, The Leland .-. Oct. 29th  Winnipeg    ..- Nov.   2nd  Gargo���������Ef I' missus doan' get better by next Tewsday fortnight I'll  sen' fer t' doctor.  Fanner���������Why not before,  Gargo?  Cargo���������Wull, it'll be   fowrty   year  ncx* Tewsdny fortnight since we 'ad  f doctor, an' I'd like t' make it even  fowrty.���������The Tailor,  fowrty.���������The Tailor.  HUGE SUCCESSION TAX.  Tho Robins' Epitaph.  The two little granddaughters of Dr.  S. Weir Mitchell were showing n new  governess their treasures of house nnd  garden. Behind a box hedge they  paused.  "This Is tbe place where our birds  are burled," said one of the children.  At the head of n tiny grave wns  placed n white board. Printed on It  In Irregular characters with n lead  p.fidl wero these words:  "Hero lie our Itoblna, one n week  old, orro only , an egg."���������Llppincott'a  Magazine.  Estate of Late Lord  Derby Must Pay  Two and a Half Millions.  The  will of  the  sixteenth  Karl  of  Derby, K.G., formerly Governor-General of Canada, who died on June 14  last, lias been proved, the total value  of his estate, both real and personal,  being estimated at close on $19,000,-  000. "More than ,f2,500.000 will be paid  in dentil duties on  the estate in accordance with the rate introduced by  Mr. Asquith in the Budget before last,  under which ten per cent, is paid on  the first million, and 15 per cont. on  the remaining three and three-quarter  millions in  English pounds sterling.  The late carl had seats ut Knowsley,  Proscot; Hoi wood   in   Kent; Witlrcr-  slnck, near Grange, over Lands Lancashire, and Fairbill. near Torbridgo,  with   the   town   rcsidenco  at  Derby  House, St. James square, London. The  personal estate has- been sworn at $4,-  461,745 gross, and $3,700,675 net.   One  hundred  and   fifty  thousand  dollars  are left to the earl's widow, nnd one  hundred thousand dollars to the trustees of the settlements made on each  of his younger children in his life  time.     Other   legacies   include   two  months' wages to each   servant   iV>r  every year of service.   Tho residue of  the estate is given to tho prosont Earl  of Dorby absolutely, who wero better  known as Lord Stanley, who hold tho  Postoiastor-Goncralship   in   tho   lato  Balfour administration.  IN A  BAD FIX.  Marrying For Money Gets a Man Into  Serious Trouble.  Stringer bad riini'rled bis wife for uo  other reason in the world except that  she had money, though be lied to her  like a pirate, and sire thought it was a  love match. Naturally wedded life did  uot agree with him, or, rather, It was  not as sweet as he had hoped, and  Stringer was getting the bitterest and  of it.   One day he met a friend.  "I}������ George," he exclaimed, "lhaf  wife of mine will drive me crazy!"  "What's the matter now?" Inquired  the friend consolingly.  "You know my wife has ������100,000,  and you know I married her for it and  got IL There la uo use lying about  that any further."  The friend bowed-In acquiescence.  "Weil, do you know that she has divided tho whole thing up Into sums of  $100 each and proposes to have me nr������  rested 1,500 times for obtaining money  under false pretenses? Vhlnk ol' that,  will you? Did you ever hear of sueli a  woman?"   And Stringer went Into s  A Remedy for Bilious Headaches.  ���������To those subject to bilious headache, Parmelee's Vegetable Pills are  recommended as the way to speedy  relief. Taken according to directions  they will subdue irregularities of tin  stomach and so act upon the nerves  and blood vessels that the pains in th>?  head will cease. There are few who  are not at sometime subject to biliousness and familiar with its attendant  evils, Yet none need suffer with  these pills at hand.  "I'm glad that Charley has worked  out a new system for playing the  races," said young Miss. Torkins.  "Do you think it will win?"  "No, but it will vary the conversation when he comes to explaining  how he lost his money."���������-Washington Post.  V  A Mean Man.  "That man Deadbete is the meanest  fellow I know."  "Why?"  "Today ho paid me. back a loan I've  been trying to get for two years, and  he had the nerve to ask me how much  I proposed to throw' off for cash."���������  Ohio State Journal.  Over the  Back  Fence.  First Woman���������You've got to retract  .what you said about mo.  Second Woman���������I won't. I never  take anything back. ~"  First Woman���������Indeed you don't, but  you'll borrow everything your neighbors havo If you got a chance.���������Detroit Free Tress.  (  All Druggists, Grocers and general  stcoa sell  Wilson's My  Pads.  Fencing With Umbrellas.  Recently a French publication printed a picture of some "American girls  fencing with umbrellas and stated that  they were trying to acquire thus the  necessary, skill and assurance to parry,  with a simple gesture, an attack of  Apaches.  It also stated that this-.sport'wns not  born In America; that for several years  In Franco a noted fencing mistress,  Mine. Guillemot, at the same time that  sho taught fencing with tbe sword for  hygienic reasons and for personal defense, also taught hor pupils to "play"  with the umbrella.  The article finishes by saying that il  Is certainly ."piquant" that this modern  application of an ancient sport was  taught by a Parislenno long before  America claimed the orlglual Idea.  One packet of Wilson Fly Pads has  actually  killed  a  bushel  of  flics.  "Johnnie, I will give you a quarter  if you can get hie a lock of your sister's hair."  "Gimme-four ���������bits an'..I'll git you  de wholo'buiieh. I know where she  hangs it nights."���������Houston Post,  Rejects  Puzzle Addresses.  The British Postmaster-General's  now regulation regarding puzzle addresses is winning him the deepest  gratitude of postofhee officials all over  England. He has decided that in future no attempt will be made to deliver letters or postcards obviously addressed in such fashiorrto the senders.  In a case where a letter is badly or  insufficiently addressed, every effort  will be made at delivery. It is considered a great joke to send a letter  with a puzzle address to the post-  office and then nwait its receipt. Tho  last case was of two persons, who  sent and re-sent each other a postcard to see how many addresses could  be squeezed on it.  Minard's  Liniment Cures Dandruff.  Mother���������Don't tease mo, Johnny,  Can't,you'see I'm in a lot of trouble?  The boiler has sprung a leak.  Johnny���������What makes  it leak?  Mother���������Because it's my day at  homo, your father has asked two men  to dinner, the cook has left, and the  butcher hasn't come with the meat.  Now, run and play.���������Brooklyn I,7fo,  W.   N.   U.   No.   707.  A Chump.    7  Tess���������Mr, Dumsley's Just the meanest man. Ho told me last evening  he'd teach me how to' whistle If I'd  pucker up my lips���������  Jess���������Oh, that old sch6mol Then ho  kissed you, eh?  Teas ���������No; the stupid thing! Ho  didn't kiss me at all. - Minneapolis  Journal. -  To Men Who Live Inactive Lives.���������  Exercise in tire open air is the best  'onic for the stomach aud systc"  generally; but there arc those who  arc compelled to follow, sedentary occupations and the inactivity tends t.).  restrict the healthy action of the digestive organs and sickness follows.  Parmelee's Vegetable Pills, regulate  tho stomach and liver rind restore  healthy action. It is wise to have a  packet, of the pills always on hand. .  "What are you playing, children?"  asked mother.  "We're playing church. I'm tho  choir, and Ruth is the congregation,  and   Tommy's  the   organist."'  "But who's the minister?"  "Whv. mother!     We    don't    have  any.    It's summer, and all the ministers  are  in  Europe."  Life.  Brook ljm.'  Make Your1 Stomach Happy with  and fresh fruits.   An ideal summer food,  wholesome, nourishing and Delicious.  CONTAINS  MORE   REAL  NUTRIMENT THAN   MEAT OR  EGGS. 1054 SOLD   BY  ALL  GROCERS. / ���������" ,*  . /  ^  >s  THE    LEDGE,    GREENWOOD,    BRITISH    COLUMBIA.  :*::;-::--:?r:.--i:.-- ���������'-.S������*���������������*:*ifi-':Wt W'-. t.i,:'.'? , ���������:K;.*������������������<  ���������V: -V:V A- -4% ��������������������������� * *'���������':������������������ -Vi '.K'. S.' Vii:: ':��������� * ft* ---'!.:; ������ S ? S?::: -'J  ���������^^^^''i'S.W'JWl^fe'^W^^V^^'SS':  ^%%^laSllriHHHHHBHK*t%^1->$  AN  UPHOLSTERY HINT.  A Resident of Ottawa  Finds Relief in Pe-ru-na  MB. ET5NE ST. JEAN, 210 St. Patrick street, Ottawa, Out.,Can.,-writes:  - "I believed a year ago that I could  stand anything. I worked hard, kept  irregular hours, and did not mind the  loss of a few meals, but in six weeks I  had changed to a physical' wreck.   '  "Eight bottles' of Peruna brought  back  my  strength." <  ��������� Mr. A. 0. Harding, 503 W. 146 St.,  New York City, formerly one of the  leading   druggists' of   Preseott,   Ont.,  - has been presented with a twenty-five  year .Medal of Honor in Odd Fellow-  shin.    He writes as follows:  "Ever since I have been handling  Peruna, I have had a fine trade. Once  a familv buys.a bottle, T am sure of  selling them more, and it never fails  to  bring  additional  customers. "  "J have nothing better for catarrh  in all of its various forms. Ai a  household remedy it is without compare, splendid for mothers and excellent for children."  Embroidered Grass Linen Loops For  the Summer Curtain.  It Is an art to "make curtain" loops  now. Where half a dozen kinds of different draperies are used-on one floor,  it gives a unity to the effect to have ail  'lie loops, at least, alike., .  Tlie-lnrcst Is ii curtain'laop made of  iunhilly embroidered grass linen, that  lustrous material which stands' any  number of,tubbings without losing Its  "ea'uty. ��������� ���������  Such loops may be wide or' narrow.  It is possible to buy straight strips of  the narrower bands ready embroidered,  !iid (hoy aro far from costly'. Shaped  , iJfopH are'made to order or tbe.v may  jo worked ot home. Tbe design should  be something In keeping'with the material, and the embroidery looks best If  done hr white cotton on ,a colored  ground or In a cotton to match tho  linen. Small flowers placed close together, apple or cherry blossoms or  wistaria, arc always suggestive of the  orient...  When" cretonne, cotton, flowered taffeta or any C'f the colored materials-  sold in the shops for summer curtains  are used, then the same may be. made  into loops, lr one is carrying out the  correct scheme of decoration. Draped  curtains are not always prc'forred to  straight hanging ones, especially In the  city, but for summer rooms In the  country nothing could be more pleas  TITLES TrlHUST ON THEM.  Ing to those who like to see that fhey-'Slrnilar honor was  twice  within tho  Still Susceptible.  , He was a nervous, fidgety young  -man, and he looked with considerable  'reprehension' at the woman next  him, who had a baby, its face covered with a thick veil. The babv gave  now and then a sharp cry, which the  woman  evidently  tried  to supnrcss.  At last, after mnnv anxious glances  the voung man spoke.  "Has���������has that babv any���������anything  contagious?" he asked.  .  Tlio woman looked at him with a  mixture of scorn and pity.  "'Twouldn-'t be for most folks."  she said in a. clear, carrving tone,  "but mnvjDP 'twould for you. He's  teething."���������Youth's Companion.  are getting as much fresh air as possible. Looped back curtains give a room  \ cozier and less formal - appearance  than straight lianylug ones, which Is  mother reason why this style is adapt  'd to the country houses. ..  Antique supports for curtain loops  are being revived and aro .much liked  for cretonne draperies. Perhaps they  ire not quite so large as were the huge  glided .metal rosettes upon which the  long trailing curtains of days gone by  tt'ere draped, but in every other detail  they are identical. Some even aro of  colored glass or crystal, in perfect Imitation of the old time one's*-that are so  highly valued.    "...  Many    Famous     Englishmen     Have  Wanted to Remain Commoners.  We arc far from the days when, in ,  the words of the gentleman' in ."The '  Gondoliers," dukes will be "three a  ���������penny," but there is a growing number of people who look on honors and ,  titles   as   mere    ompty"   baubles,   as  Cromwell did on the mace. The Eight  Hon. Arthur Dyke Acland is one of,  them. His political colleagues���������or was  it the King?���������would have sent him to  the< House of. Lords, -but lie had no  desire to relinquish the activities of  the -Lower House for tho ..less exciting  duties   of  tho   Gilded   Chamber.  If he had'lived two or three hundred  years ago'ho would havo found the  refusal a costly business.  Humphrey Chetham   was   one   of.'  those who wore mulcted in fines because , of their refusal to accept hon-.  ors.    He preferred to pay a matter  of   ������25  for.not   becoming  a' knight,  and the warrant issued against him  may be soon in the Chetham Library..,  Jiut as a shrewd Lancastrian he probably thought that ������25 was preferable  to the knightly fee of ������65; or thereabouts, and the expense of a journey  to London to be tapped on the, should-,  er. by the King.  There are many men now living,  who might bo the earl of this or the  baron that if they choso, but they  were not "out for' honors" of that  kind. -When Mr. Chamberlain came  home after negotiating the Bchring Sea  Fisheries dispute he had the chance  of,an earldom; but he declined it.  A  A GOOD  LETTER.  Complete in  ifself. Mother Graves"  Worm Exterminator does not require  !ftlie assistance of any other medicine  'to make it effective.   It does not fail  to do its work. ' * -  "Well. Brown. I see that your son  has got his" shinple out at last. - I  sunposc that he nets much enjoyment  out of "his practice?"  Brown (dimly)���������I hone so: that's  all.he docs get out of it.���������Judge.  HOW'S THIS?   ���������  Wp offer  One Hundred  Dollars  reward for anv ease of Oalnrrh tliat cannot hP enred bv Hall's-Catarrh Cure.  .F- T   Cheney <t Co., Toledo. 0.  Wp. the undersigned, have known  F J Cheney for the last 15 Vears, and  bpli'pve him perfectly honorable in all  business transactions, nnd financial!?  nhjp to carry out.any obligations made  by his firm. ���������  Walrlin.c  TCinnan & Marvin,  Wholesale Druggists, Toledo. 0-  Hall's Catarrh Cure is taken infprp-  all v.  acting directly .upon  the  blood  and  mucous surfaces of  the  svstem  Testimonials sent free. Prico. 7ijc. per  bottle.   Sold   bv   nil   Dnrefists  Take Hall's Family Pills for constipation.  "So you. once lived in Africa, Sam?"  "Yes. snh."  "Ever do nnv missionary work out  there. Sam?"     '  "Oh. yes, sah. I was cook for a  cannibal chief, sah!"���������Pick-Me-Up.  Ease the Most Conspicuous Literary  . Quality of a Social Letter.  Ease carried even to the. point of un-  conventloiiiility should be the most-  conspicuous literary quality of a social letter.    *  Elliptical expressions' are proper  enough in familiar correspondence, but  they have no place ,ln notes of ceremony.  Naked egotism Is as much out of  place in a familiar letter as In the  drawing room or at the dinner table.  -Extreme precision,- whether of  phrase, construction or punctuation, Is  to be avoided. It may be taken for  granted that the polished letters of  famous men and' women -have been  edited, and It is a pity that we can-,  aot have such letters just as they were  written.  Letter writing ,1s a form of social  contract, and the first essential of  <uch contact is courtesy.  ,. One, might, almost .as 'wejl^open a  note iii response" to" a*-social invitation"  with the phrase, "Yours of even dato  received and coutents noted," as pepper our private correspondence with  the slang of the market place, tlie law  courts or the baseball field.  We should leave out of our familiar  letters that stupid legal phrase, "in evidence," because it Is technical, and it  does not serve as well as something  truly universal.  An unconventional form that is better excluded from any but the most  familiar correspondence Is that in  which the pronoun "I" as the subject  of a sentence is omitted.  It is a pleasant surprise to read a letter that opens with a sentence directly  from the heart of the writer, yet most  of us are such' slaves of convention  that we fear to shock our correspondents by any departure from established  usage.  grasp of. Mr. Gladstone, but he preferred to remain the Great Commoner. Mr. Hennikcr-IIcaton is another  who miglrt have knelt to the King  for..knighthood, but he is where ho  is solely from choice,  and so is- Mr.  I-Ionry-Gliaplin.  But there are times when honors  are not so lightly thrust aside. The  late Lord Salisbury found this to be  the case when his father died, and he,  a second son, who had had few expectations * of the marquisato, was  suddenly called upon to.be Master of  Hatfield. He had no desire to abandon his place in the Commons for a  scat on the "more luxuriant benches  of the Lords, "and he spent much time  and money in taking the highest legal  opinion in the land on the question,  Is tho son of a peer obliged to succeed his father? The answer was  "Yes,"-and tho marquess went aloft..  Mr. St. John Brodrick, on becoming  Viscount Midletofv was' faced with  the same dilemma, asked tlie- same  question, received the -same answer,  and had to submit. Lord Curzbn angled delicately for opinions oh this  subject. .But this was before going  out to India. He had changed, his  views when he came back, and he is  now in the Lords as an Irish representative peer.  8 OUT OF 10  persons sutler at some"  time or other from Piles I  So says a great medical authority. There  is bo disease causes more pain and  wretchednesi than piles ; and by giving;  almost immediate ra������.e Zam-Buk has won  the praise of thousands of sufferers, Ifyou  are suffering let Zam-Buk cure you- Mr.  Neil Devon, Webbwood, Ont. suffered with  piles eight years. A few boxes of Zam-  Buk cured him. He since says:���������"I have  had no return' of the trouble :o that I know  the cure is permanent."  Mr. C. B. Frost, Lennoxville, V.Q.,  writes: " I have proved Zam-Iiulr a great  cure for piles from which I suffered acutely  for a, long time."  Zam-Buk also cures cuts, ulcers, bums,  abscesses, poisoned wounds, boils, eczema,  and all skin troubles. 50c. a box, all druggists and stores or from Zum-Euk Co.,  Toronto,    3 boxes for $1.25.  CLEANING  A  it  CLOCK.1  0  Wanted   Something  New.  A good may of indofinirc education  but ample purse,r wont into a bookseller's to buy a gift for her husband.  She hovered round and manifested  tho usuul .indecision, whereupon an  assistant, to help hot* out of the difficulty," suggested a set of Shakespeare.  "Oli," replied the lady very promptly, "ho read that when it first came  out."���������Harper's Weekly.  Tn the causes of infant mortality  cholera morbus figures frequently,  and it may be said that complaints  of the bowels are great destroyers of  child life. If all mothers would avail  themselves of so effective a remedy  as Dr. J. 1). Kcllogg's Dysentery Cordial many a little one could be saved.  This Cordial can be given with safe?,  ty to the smallest child, as there !s  no injurious substance in it.  FLOWER GIRLS TO STAY.  Minard's  Liniment Cures  Burns,  etc.  "I notice," said Miss Sharp at tho  boarding house, "that Miss Flirt gets  a great many letters in gentlemen's  handwriting."  "Perhaps," said young Mr. Pert,  "she Iras been inviting sealed pro  posals."���������Baltimore American.  Little Loren had watched the rain  pour down* all day. Finally, when the  clouds began to break away, he said:  "Mamma, do you suppose those clouds  will ever be fit'to use again?"���������The  Delineator.  CONCERNING WOMEN.  English' Ladies  Enter  Plea' For  Ancient Feature'of London.  The appeal of Mrs. Asquith./Lady  Dorothy Nevill and other well-known  ladies on behalf of the flower girls at  Oxford Circus is likely to bear fruit.  It is probable that at the meeting of  'Marylebone Borough Council it .will  be decided to allow the girls to remain, with the proviso that as they  quit .the scene others shall not be  allowed to take their places, says The  - London -Daily  ExproBs-.���������     ��������� ���������." --  - -  Wealthy residents in Portland  place, Harley street, Cavendish square  and the neighborhood have been  daily making inquiries of the girls  concerning their position, and hundreds ��������� of passers-by have stopped to  say a cheery word to them.  Mr. Ben Phillips, a member of  Marylebone Borough Council, in an  interview said: "I am against the  girls being removed, and I am hoping that the council will not take  that extreme measure. It seems to  me a wrong move to annihilate the  street seller and his cries. In High  street, Marylebone, one can hear' the  same cries that were used 200 years  ago. The street trader, besides having an historic interest, is not without value to the shopkeeper. Of  course, there aro two sides to this  question at Oxford Circus, but without going into that I may say that I  am in favor of their remaining, and  I think they will do so."  Towne���������Yes. my wile is able to  dress on comparatively little money.  Browne���������Oh, come now! Comparatively little?  Towne���������I mean,.a" little' compared  with what she thinks she ought to  have.���������Philadelphia Press.  The New ' York American of Dec.  18lh, 1907, says tho common house  fly is one of the greatest enemies of  man. It' is a solemn, scientifically  ascertained fact that lie is one of the  worst disseminators of disease known,  far surpassing' the mosquito in this  respect. Wilson' Fly Pad will kill  many times more flies than any other  article.  Is Not-Very Difficult, 'According to  These Directions.  It Is" very simple to clean a clock,  which may sound rather absurd. For  an amateur it Is not always necessary  to take the clock lo pieces. With a  little care and patience and using some  benzine, a clean white' rag,, a sable  brush aud some oil a. clock can be  cleaned and put In first class running  order. The benzine should be clean  and free from oil. ��������� You can test benzine by putting a little on tbe back of  the hand. If it Is good, it will dry off,  leaving the hand quite clean, but if  any grease remains on tbe hand It is  not Ot to use. '  The oil should be of the very best  that can be procured.    Vegetable oils  should never be used. Clock oil can be  ��������� procured from your druggist or jeweler.  All Joose dirt should be removed from  the works by ..blowing with bellows or,  a fau or dusting with a dry brush. ,In  tbe latter case great care should be exercised not to injure any of ���������thc parts.  Dip the brush In the benzine and clean  tbe spindles and spindle holes and the  teeth of the escapeme*iit wheel. After  washing "a part wipe tbe brush on the  rag and rinse in tbe benzine. This  should be repeated frequently until no  more dirt Is seen.  When tbe clock has dried oil the spindle holes carefully. This may be done  with a toothpick or a sliver of wood  cut to a fine point. Oil the tooth of the  escapement wheel slightly, using a fine  brush.���������Popular Mechanics,  THE SLANG OF  TODAY.  Will It Be the English of George Meredith or George Ade?  If. the slang of today is the correct  speech of tomorrow, what language  will our children speak a generation  hence? is the pertinent question asked  by a writer in the Boston Transcript  Will it be the English of George Meredith or tbe English of George Ade?  Shall we talk in tbe flowery hyperbole  of the Bowery, with which oar newspapers of today, and even our books,  are filled, or must we be content with  the speech that has satisfied many  generations of our forefathers? As  wo saunter along In enjoyment of the  invigorating spring air on a bright  Sunday morning, whether we have  been listening to tho words of the  preacher or merely taking our Sabbath  pleasure In tbe open, shall we say to  our children, "You kids -hike'along  home," or shall we tell them, "Run  along, and we'll follow?" Of course  It will be needless to express ourselves  in such grandiloquent phrase as "Children, journey homo and behave yourselves decorously," for the' youth of  today would bo ill mannered enough to  laugh at us therefor, but there is a  happy mean between the vulgu'r and  the stilted, and correct and informal  speech will fall upon childhood's ear  like tho words of an unintended sermon. As a matter of fact, a little  slang is an excellent thing, but in the  present era of slang more than tbe  smallest quantity is a great deal too  much. The English language may  fairly bo said to be the most picturesque and most expressive In the  world, and It does not need the ver-  Story  of a   Factory   Whose  Products    biago of the slum or even tbe catch-  TR0NINGis  1 heavy work  with common  cooked starch."  It is a woman's  pleasant, successful occupation with  Celluloid  Starch. Requires no rub-  fa i h g ���������j u s t  soaks i-n..  Irons don't slick���������there's wax in  the" starch. Your grocer has it���������-  or can get it.   . ' 213  Never Sticks.  Requires i\o Cooking j  The Brantford Starch Worts, Limited, Brentford, Canada   ,  LOWESTOFT CHINA.  Ho was her "very best young man,"  and she was doing all she could 10  encourage him. "Did you know," he  asked, "that I passed your house  last evening?" "Of course I did,"  she answered promptly. "Did you  think I wouldn't know your step?"  And the young man' grew thoughtful  and grave, for ho had passed in a cab.  In this age of agitation for pure,  clean foods, it is'refreshing" to"know  that "Salada" Tea is sold to the public in all its native freshness and  fragrance, preserved in sealed, airtight packets, direct from the gardens  to the consumer, insuring a cup of  tea "in perfection" hitherto unknown. " 42  Are Now Highly Prized.  At tho end of the North parade,  Lowestoft, is the Warren House, a  place of great interest to connoisseurs  of china. It was here, in the eighteenth century, that a discovery oi  fine clay was made which eventually  led to Lowestoft manufacturing the  china which is now so rare that it is  almost priceless.  Initial experiments made by Hewlin  Luson, Esq., of Gunton Park, near  Lowestoft, with some fine clay discovered accidentally' on his estate resulted In complete success and ultimately  led to tbe opening of a factory at  Lowestoft in 175C for the manufacture  of fine earthenware and porcelain "soft  paste."  In 17V5 a finely glazed and decorated  "hard paste" was introduced, the efficiency and beauty' of which betokened a brilliant success for tho proprietors. Contemporary evidence indisputably shows that from 1770 to  1S00 the Lowestoft works were at the  zenith of their fame. Owing, however,  to tho enormous expenses and difficulty iucurred in procuring, china clay  from Cornwall and elsewhere (after  the original clay was exhausted) and  the rapidly increasing competition of  other makers its prosperity waned, the  collapse came, and the .works were  closed In 1S03.���������London Globe.  words and catch phrases of the street  to add to Its vigor and variety.   As a  rule, the use of slang is Indicative more  of paucity of thought and Idea than of  susceptibility to the humorous and the  graphic.   If we tell our frieud "to get  on to his Job," "to get on to himself,"  "to get busy,"*"to get a move on" or  any one of a hundred other things, we  certainly reveal our tendency to move  with the tide of the hour, but at tire  same time we clearly show that wo  are more imitative than original.'  We  speak slang frequently through sheer  laziness.   It was the'last word in (he  mouth of a companion, and it becomes  tbe next word in ours.    It is echoed  by tbe speaker, tbe teacher, by tbe loc- ���������  turer, by the writer, but. with rare exceptions   it   never   becomes-anything  but slang.   After all, it is only the best  of slang that.survives, but even then  wo need not excuse ourselves for becoming   proficient   in .its   use.  ' We  should think of the present as well as  the future.    Why use slang when we  can speak tho speech of our heritage  equally well?   Why become the blind  leaders of-tho blind?  More Important. j  . Two village worthies were discussing  a mooted point iu grammar as to  whether a hen' "sits" or,"sets" when  she takes to her nest.  "Seems to me it's a heap more im������'  portant," Interrupted a bystanding  farmer, "whether she 'lays' or 'Hes'|  when she cackles."���������Harper's Weekly. (  Light.  "You used lo say," she bitterly complained, "that I was the light of your  existence."  "I know It," be replied, with almost  brutal frankness, "but that was before  I had to pay for the gas you consume  by sitting up till midnight reading fool  love stories."���������Chicago Times-Herald. ,  A Cultured Clork.  Mrs. Schoppeu���������What's tbe price of  this silk?  The Sales  Gentleman���������The price la  08 cents,- madam, which you must admit Is quite decollete.  . Mrs. Schoppen���������Decollete?  The Sales Gentleman���������Yes, madam.  Cut low.���������Philadelphia Tress.  WaMmilMMUJMBJiJUIJn^  IALLING   SJCKNESSl  Fits, Epilepsy, St. Vitus' Dance, j  Norvous Troubles, Etc., positively I  cured by LIEBIG'S flTCLJRE.  Free trial  bottle srnt free on applicat'cn.   Write f  the LIEBIG CO., Phcobe St., Toronto.  -::.:i'q';ig,-t^u;^MiTBa  among  you  Sunday School  Teacher���������And  have no  brothers -or sisters?  Little Edrra���������No,' ma'am. I'm all  the children we've got.���������New Orleans  Times-Democrat. *  To Regulate  the Bowels  Keep the bowels regular.  This is the first and most important  rule of health.  You can depend on Dr. A. V.  Chase's Kidney-Liver Puis to help  . you carry out this rule.  They effect prompt and thorough  movement of the bowels and as they  do not lose their effect tho dose does  not havo. to-bo increased.   ,'  By their enlivoning action on tho  liver they positively euro biliousness  and constipation.  "I have used Dr. Chase's Kidney-  Liver Pills for constipation with  most satisfactory results, 'juicy, hnvu  also cured a young man here of backache, from which ho suffered a groat  deal,"���������Mr. Peter Mcintosh,' postmaster, Pleasant Bay, N. S.  Thero is no question as to the efficiency of this well-known family  medicine. One pill a dose, 25 cents  a box. At all dealers and Edman-  son, Bates  &  Co.,  Toronto.  Dr. A. W.. Chase's  Kidney-  Liver Pills  Bernard Shaw's wife is a suffragist  and marched the other day in London.  Her husband told her that he would  ?et Into the procession, too, if she would  push a bath chair In which he would  sit He said that the funniest thing  he saw In the procession was a man  with a baby, marching next to a  woman carrying a poodle do^. "Only  one baby, and that carried by a man,"  he said.- "Only one dog, and that carried by a woman."  There Is one sudden death  women to eight among men.  One In each 1,000 couples lives to  ��������� celebrate the golden wedding.  A clubwoman who is considered an  authority on archaeology is Mrs. Morton Worthnn Sloan of West Virginia.  Mrs. Sloan Is a native of Richmond,  Va., but fit present lives In Huntington, W.\Va., where she has been president of a club for ten years. She Is  also president of tbe West Virginia  State federation.'  One hears of many funny devices Invented by "bachelor" women as a  means of protection against an Inroad  by the long looked for burglar. One  ingenious flat owner stretches a piece  of wool across the doorway when she  goes out, which would, of course, lie  broken by an unlawful Intruder. Another bangs up two men's bats iu her  passage to make him believe she has  adequate male defenders, while a third  ���������much more valiant���������always sleeps  with the popper pot beside her bed to  throw In the face of any unfortunate  thief who ventures near her. The simplest way of dealing with a burglar  Is to bury one's head In the bedclothes  nnd pretend to be sound asleep until he  phnrtoaq to CO.  Reindeer  Thriving.  All lovers of natural history will be  interested in the domesticated Lapland-reindeer sent out to Newfoundland and Labrador through Dr. Grcn-  fell last November. They have all  come through the winter very well.  On the other hand, tho small herd  of fifty at Grand Falls, Newfoundland, have suffered severely from the  heat. It is reported that about a  dozen of the does and their fawns  have perished during the hot weather at the end of June and early part  of July.  This unfortunate state of affairs entirely arises from had management  and ignorance about the habits of the  reindoer. The wild caribou of the  island (exactly the same animal as  the Lapland reindeer), like all the  other Arctic fauna, suffers in the  warm weather from heat and flies.  "I proposed to a suffragette."  "Well?"  "Her speech of acceptance kinder  made me wish I hadn't."���������Philadelphia Bulletin.  St.  Joseph,  Levis, July 14,  1903.  Minard's Liniment Co., Limited.  Gentlemen,���������I was badly kicked by  my horse  last May  and after using I  several preparations on my leg noth-!  ing would do.    My leg was black as  jet.   I was laid up in bed for a fort-1  night and could not walk.   After using three bottles of your MINARD'S  L1NIMKNT    I  was   perfectly  cured,  so that I could start on the road.  JOS. DUBES,     -  Commercial Traveller.  "This lady candidate will not talk���������  "What!"  "Slowly enough to be reported. I  give il up," said the star interviewer  with a sigh.���������Kansas City Journal.  Nobleman   In   Steerage.  English nobility was represented a  few days ago in the steerage ofthe  Cunard line steamship Lucania in  the person of Sir Genille Cave-Brown-  Cave. He did not dignify the passenger list with tho titlo, however,  contenting himself with plain ."Mr  Brown."  Sir Genille seemed much pertubed  when ho learned that his presence in  the'steerage had been disclosed. He  said he traveled that way for the  sake of experience. Some months ago  Sir. Genille, who had been a cow-  puncher for fourteen years in the  West, sailed from Now York for England,  No dead flies lying about when Wilson's Fly Pads are used as directed.  Clerical Clothes In  New York.  "Today. I encountered a whim of  N'ew York tailors that astonished me,"  said,a. western clergyjnan. "I ordered  a" suit "of clothes'from a'maiTwko" refused to work for me.  " 'What's the reason you folks are  passing me along to another tailor?"  I.asked. 'Do I look bard'to at? Are  you afraid you won't get your money?  "The tailor explained that neither of  my guesses was correct, ne declined  to. make my clothes simply because 1  am a clergyman and require a clerical  cut. He let me down easily by stating further that he never undertook  to make ecclesiastical garments, that'  very few of the lay tailors in New  York do undertake them. They do  not have enough of that kind of work  to keep them constantly informed on  the requirements of the different religious orders. A mistake would be  embarrassing to the clergymen and to  the tailor, so they hand all such customers over to tailors who make a  specialty  of such   work."  A GENIUS  IN  SHORTHAND.  Mrs.  "George," said Mrs. Ferguson, here  is an item in this paper that tells  you how to know a mad clog when  you see one."  "Shucks!" exclaimed Mr  "I've no desire to know  dogs."���������Chicago Tribune.  Ferguson,  any mad  Minard's Liniment relieves Neuralgia.  Small Boy (at the circus, sternly,  to his grandfather)���������Don't laugh like  that, .grandpa; people will think this  id the first time you've ever been in a  place of amusement.���������Til-Bits.;  Tbe Farson -Ah, Pat. wasting your  money In tbo.a again! You ought lo  put by fur a rainy day.   "~  Pat���������Sure, thin. Ol'd never spend ul  nt all, at all. It's laid up wid rheumatism. Oi am when the weather's wet  nu' can't go out o' the house.���������Sketch.  8pcecl Mania.  "How fast do yon usually travel?"  "I dou't pay much attention to. tluit,'.  answered the motorist. "I get -cost of  my excitement In watching the rnpldl  ty with which pedestrians move out ot  my way."���������Boston Post.  A Bored Floor.  Mr. Recdor of Kansas told a story to  tho liouso of representatives about a  Kansas settler anil a trick ho played.  "I think we sent him ou to the state  of Wyoming," he said.  "We, havo a lot of bad people In our  etato from Kansas," suggested Mr.  Wendell of Wyoming.  "This was a pretty smart'fellow, and  I wonder they did riot send him fa  congress," answered Mr. Iteeder. "The  law required tho settler to build n  house with a board Moor and a board  roof. So he dug Into the bank a space  of three feet wide mid six feet long  and put poles across the top for a roof.  Then he sharpened a stick and bored  holes In the ground of the dugout.  Next ho bored holes through tbe roof  and made an nllldavlt that he had 11  bored floor and 11 bored roof,"-Detroit  Free Press,  Warts will render tne prettiest  hands., unsightly. Clear the excrescences away by using Holloway's  Corn Cure, which acts thoroughly  and painlessly.  When  Sleep  Was Trumps.  A bridge playing set at an eastern  university, who usually turned night  into day, used to appear at morning  chapel with remarkable regularity aDd  were pointed out as an example by the  authorities. An alteration was made  in tbe time, chapel cot'beglnning until  thirty minutes later, and the dean was  astounded to see that uoue of these  men, so regular before, was present,  fie scut for them and asked the reason.  "Well, sir," said one, "it's like this:  When chapel was at half past 7 we  could just manage It. but we can't  keep awake till S o'clock."  On Ice.  "Yes," said Alkali Ike, "a couple 0'  cow punchers indulged in a very pretty scientific scrap down at Bad Bucko's  yesterday."   -  "It's wonderful how cool those fellows keep under the circumstances,"  remarked the eastern tourist.  "Yaas; they certainly have to be kept  cool, stranger. 1 believe, for some rea-  sou or other, their funerals ain't to be  for a couple 0' days yet."  Bryan    Has    Her    Own    Stenographic System.  Mrs. William Jennings Bryan is the  only  woman on  record  who has invented   a   stenographic   system,   and  there is nothing impractical about the  method, for she has proved its value  In acting as secretary to her husband.  Of course in the event of Mrs. Bryan  becoming the mistress of the  White  House she will resign the work to a  staff of secretaries of the Loeb order,  but it is safe to predict that not a man  will be found to give the same satisfaction to the great commoner.    Mrs.  Bryan's system   Is  the  growth  of  a  dozen years or since tho stirring day  in   1S90 when  her husband  won  his  Grst   presidential   nomination   by   his  "cross of gold" speech.   At that time  tbe Bryan purse was so lean it denied  the  luxury of .a  paid secretary,  and  Mrs. Bryan elected herself to the post.  At .first the work was slow and discouraging, but gradually Mrs. Bryan invented a stenographic code until now  she easily follows her husband In his  swiftest moments.    Bryan is one of  the quickest talkers before the public,  and  his wife's success seems almost  impossible to expert users of tbe Pitman    and   other   standard    systems.  Only   one   professional   stenographer  has been found equal to the task of  reporting   accurately   all   of   Bryan's  words on the platform, and this man is  put  to  a   harder   strain   than   Mrs.  Bryan. Every morning after breakfast  Mrs. Bryan takes a dictation from her  husband; then when he busies himself  with other duties she runs a typewriter,  with nimble fingers.   It has been said  that Mrs. Bryan has refused a largo  amount of cash for- a complete chart  of her system, the chief merit of which  lies In its simplicity.  Prices Reduced,  Quality the same  Windsor Salt is actually  cheaper than inferior imported  salt, which is beingsold  throughout the west. Windsor  Salt is absolutely pure.    It  requires  less  to  properly  season food���������goes farther���������  kthus is more economical.  You save money by  SPECIAL   TO   GRAIN   SHIPPERS.  .It lakes years to learn the best me.  thods of handling grain. We have had  thirty years' experience handling  grain in this country, have a branch  office at Fort William and close business connections at all grain centres.  Ship your grain through us for prompt  returns and good services. References,  Union  Bank  of  Canacra.  Manitoba  Commission  Co.,  Grain     Exchange,     Winnipeg,     Man.  During a lecture at one of tlio  leading colleges on the subject of  "Ventilation and Architecture" the  temperature of tho room rose to a  very high pitch.  "And now wc will turn to Greece,"  said the lecturer.  "So we will," said otic of tho au-  dionco, wiping his-brow,-"unless you  open some of the windows."���������Philadelphia Ledger.  v.  Certainly Would.  City Man (to villager*)-Wouldn't It  open your eyes to look across at that  lot there and see one of our city sky-  scrapers covering It? Village >ian-  Waal. I guess 1 would, seeln' as\vo  got twenty head 0' cattle grazin' tnore.  -Bohemian. ��������� J  One canniit talk constantly without  ���������aylng foolish things.���������Chicago- Rec-  [���������rd-lli'i-nld .  Beautiful   Hair.  Tho secret of beautiful hair Is In  knowing how to make the most of it,  how to coax and coddle it into growing and to arrange It to the best possible advantage, says the New York  Press.  It is tho natural frame for the face,  and whether or not this frame is becoming remains with the woman herself.  It Is wonderful what terrible things  a woman Can do with her own head.  Combs are set in crooked, and in  many cases a head of hair looks more  like a bird's nest than a coiffure.  To have pretty hair you first of all  ���������mint have clean hair.     ���������'  ���������';        -���������   ��������� ������������������  This menus that you should shampoo  it every two weeks.  The hair catches even more dust than  flie face.  Yois Can't Cut Qui  vill clian them off, and ron work tfcs  horss same tlmo. Does nnt blister or  rcmovfl tho hair,    Will tf.ll \ou mora If  ���������Klii,";^'*. ?"<X> Per bot,lo"> silvered.  Book 4-C frcn.  61.00 bottle. Cur*a Varicose Veins. Varicocele, Hydrocele, Bupturcil Muscles or  Lliraawnu.Knlarced (ihnds, Alia* s Fain.  Uonulue infd. only by "        ^  tr. F. rtHfXG, PDM37K-*.to!!-* St., SpnngfTsJfJ, MassT  LYKAN SONS & CO.. Hc.itreal, Canadian AcenXs.  Alio furnlthtd by llartln Bolt A tYyr.li Co., Winnipeg,  Jlit National Oris .4 Chtmloal Co., Wlnnlptg and C^lgarg,  ���������tad Ucndtrzzn ������������3. Co. lid.. Vanccuur. ^  Nothing Left.  "Have you," asked the Judge of a  recently convicted man, "anything to  offer the court before sentence Is  passed?"  "No. your honor," replied the prisoner; "my lawyer took my last far-  thing."-London Tlt-Blts.  Tho Last Word.  Conductor-Thls here transfer expired  nn hour ago, lady. The Lady (digging  In hor purse snappishly)���������No- wonder  with not a single ventilator-open In the  whole carl  To Remove Furniture Dents.  To remove furniture dents wet the  ������������������car with warm water. Soak In warm  -.rater a piece of heavy brown paper,  double It about four times, lay It over  the dent aud press wllh a hot Iron.  Leave the Iron on the paper until nlr  moisture Is absorbed. If tho dent Is  not then removed, repeat tho process.  Embarrassing.  Soavor���������What in the name of nil  'that's laughable makes Swottson  look so happy?  ! Weaver���������Why, he's just won ������5 on  a bet.  Seaver���������Won ������5 did heP Thorc's  always some brainless idiot rondy to  .part with his hard earned cash betting on a proposition which any child  with brains enough to blow a whistjo  would know was cortain to be bont-  en, From what consummate nss did  Swottson rako In that ������5?  Woavor���������Why, he���������cr-r���������won it off  mo.  StanfieKTs  Unshrinkable  Underwear  fits -perfectly. Every  garment is tested on  models and the exact  size determined. All  sizes from 22 to  '"inches.  3 winter weights.  Your dealer can easily get all  desired sizes and weights, if ho  should not have them In stock. J4l  7������  W.   N.   U.   No.   707. THE    LEDGE,     GREENWOOD,     BRITISH     COLUMBIA.  %^^?myj>fgm$&m^$m^m^g%M  uyiR  8BAS0NJ  is now helore vou nnd wc have a large line  :y  <  C"-(  ^ -  lo select from.Watch this space Cor particulars later  E, A, Black, the Jeweler  PHOENIX, R 0.  77/������ ������������Z)G������  Is published every Thursday at Greenwood, 13. C , and the price is J: a year,  postage free to all parts of Canada, and  Great Britain. To the United Slates and  other countries it is sent postpaid for  $?,50 a year. Address all letters to The  Ledge, Greenwood, B. C.  R. T. LOWERY,  PUBLISHER.  xm&m?^M7jm$M%jFm&  W  %  %  i>  f-1  {<1  O  Kiirili*-.hillg*-  Tiinviuv.  i-.?*���������*, ICtc.     l'b'iily  Spivhl prifcs upon  Iiispcci,  our   sfrick  New and Second  Hand Store  of every clPKcriptiou. Furiiituro  (!r;iiiiU'\vare, (Jlu.SHwair, CaruetjS,  ul" (JuiiH *iiul Ammunition for pale,  ecrt'iiii lines of floods every week,  and   you   will   he   HiirpriHcd    that  A blue mark here indicates that  your   Subscription   1ms  hecoine   ricci-ascri,   and  that the  editor   would  once more like  to  commune with  your collateral.  Hkttinu lends interest  but does*  not win an election.  rained under. Joe ik a napoleon  in politics but the ego comes so far  up hisneek that it withers his personal magnetism, awl'many people nowadays refuse to be won by  a frosty heart, even when accompanied by an abnormal development iu the upper stope.  John Mii.lku died in Dulut-h  last week. At one time he was  governor of North Dakota and refused a bribe of 8^00,000 to allow  the Louisiana lottery to operate in  his slate. Tn this money-worshipping age this act made John a  great man, and his example might  be followed by public men in Canada, as well ns the States.  Tn an able editorial the Lady-  smith Chronicle contends that,Doc.  ���������Reynolds did nod get his clothes  from Ralph Smith. Thus the  mystery thickens as thmul by  thread each cine is woven together.  Perhaps, after all, Doc was presented.with a suit of fine linen and  purple by those who admire his  skill as a coast jmirnalisl:.  (Ireenwood    can     maintain  &  ./  ft������  I  Iks*  K <������4Xte}&&Q% aS-tt-sc^'-SfiXS ������ S&SSJM&S3 9 ������C;SS������S*3������e8������������<&������ffl$g3������9������S������������QS  CSri^TS^-^SSiSSiS^EmS^  >Tptf  -ft  Ui-: indeed is great who wil  U-ct; a female against himself.  pro  !\fi-*N* of worth do not   need brass  bands to any a la ruling extent.  Six   is   caused   by  overworking  one faculty or starving another.  Sick  disease  oll'ense.  people,  would   be scarce ir  was  made   a penitentiary  John Houston must be a slow  'mi to let his constituency go h}'  default.  Cienwood.    The niOht durable and stylish cutters, sleighs and  in the Boundary.   Turnouts furnished with or without  Prompt service day or night. . Draying to any part of  or country.  Hiu,.  H  cairia  gCn  %  drivel  ���������s.  d  th- ci  (V l  R  SI  ia  n  h'  ?.,  t  M  **      ������  U  tii  KISEE5SS2*SSSSS523S������3^iSS  **"���������������*���������������������������" "S**^,  ^E-SMSI.^  Tiik fate of Billy MeTniies proves  that wind and words do not always  make an orator.  Saua. Pku.viiauivt, Hie greatest  woman in Krancn retired from Ihe'  stage upon her G-lfch birthdiiv, the  22nd of lu-4 month. I-i '70 we  went 200 milns to hear the divine  Sara play Camille in French, and  then had to pay a dollar lo sit, in  the " nigger heaven." The situation was darkened for us bv the  fact, that all the French we knew  at that time was oui, snore, Laurier  and nion Dieu.  o'f-  ran ������<"v .-&.  ���������?  IK THE WINDSOR HOTEL.  Everything is of the b"st at this cafe, as we Lead while others  It makes no difference what you order���������steaks, chops,  chicken, etc., we, have the high grade  Xo shut-down, and no key to the door.    Just the place  and  introduce  I'ollow  eggs, bacon, ham. cutlet-  goods.  to eat at any hour of the day or night.    Drop in  the inner man to our gafctronoinical delicacies.  toward nioore, Proprietor.  ��������� TituTir is always defeated in an  election campaign, often to rise  when it is too late to save the  country.  Wiii-:x the people know how to  live three professions become obsolete���������law, medicine and canned  theology.  Tn religion and politics most of  the people follow the beaten path.  They lack tho nerve to travel a  uew trail.  Look into history and you will  find that the martyr has always  lieen the chap who ran ahead of  the crowd.  Tiik soul is .withered and the in-  tellect paralyzed by feeding spiritn-  ally entirely upon one kind of"  canned theology.  Tastks differ. "We would rattier  run a little newspaper in a patent-  inside town than be, president of  the United States.  In Canada since the election  many people have missed free  drinks and the warm clasp of a  candidate's hand.  hs the lie.st furnished hotel in Ihe Hormclary  districr. fc is heated with steam and  Mii'Med by electricity. Excellent sample  rooms. The bar is always abreast of the  times, and meals are served in the Cafe  at any hour, day or night.  McCfang &  Qoodeve,   Propr's.  Many a Grit editor can now sleep  at nights. There is no danger of  losing that steady ad. about homestead regulations in the Northwest.  " I'ndkii tiik Pinks" is the  daintiest little magazine published  in Canada. It is issued by H. M.  Walker and costs hut f>0 cents a  vear.  Jim Wi'khit says that some people in Yale-Cariboo were hoping  that "Laurier would have a narrow  majority so that a barrel of money  in compressed packages wor.ld he  poured into the constituency for  the purpose or making a Liberal  win in the deferred election. Jim.  who is probably the most honorable Grit, editor now alive, thinks  tha.t this is another reason why wc  should not have deferred elections..  Tin-: fight for political supremacy  in the largest constituency of Canada promises to be a battle royal,  and the Conservatives should see  that ho moisture gets into their  powder. Duncan Tioss is no eh libber or spindle-backed automaton.  He is a strong man with many  sweet friends and bitter enemies  He would have neither if he were  only a dummy with a Molson bill  in one hand and Jim Hill in the  other. So it behooves the Tories  to cache their ozone and get into  aclion if they desire to save their  Martin, and hang Duncan's political scalp upon the outer wall. Be  not lulled  into fancied security by  euporuoufidftiu'.������, ��������� l>iifc-Ktin������.l- - iVlert-  until the last ballot has been  crossed and victory perches in one  of the holes of our tattered flag.  Into the breach ! and in the immortal words of Tom Walsh, "Lay  on Mike Duff, and the drinks on  him who first cries enough."  philosophy.  " [ know that there aro those,  who will condemn him. There are  those who believe today that he i.s  reaping the reward of a misspent  life. There are those who are  dominated by media*val creeds. To  those T have no word to say in regard to him. They are ruled by a  skeleton hand of a character lived  outside their"puritanical ideas.  " His goodness was not 'of the  type Ihat reached its highest manifestations in any ceremonial piety.  It was of the type that finds expression ' in the handclasp, in a  word of cheer to a discouraged  brother, in quiet deeds of character,  in friendship, the sweetest flower  j that blooms along the dusty highway of life ; the type that finds expression in manhood.  '���������He lived in the world of sport  T. do not mince my words. , fu the  world of sport���������hilarity sometimes,'  and maybe worse. Ho, left the,  imprests of his uhiiractor on the  world, and through the medium of  hi-* financial power* ho was able  with his money to brighten the  lives of ils inhabitants. He wasted  it, the.world says.  "A little happiness brought, into  I heir lives means as much to thorn  as happiness brought.into the lives  of the straight and good.-' If you  can lake one ray of sunlight into  the night life and thereby bring  them uixo single hour of happiness,  I believe yon are a benefactor. He  may have wasted some of his  money this way.  " Did you ever stop to think  how God-does not pur, all of His  sunbeams into corn, potatoes and  Hour? Did you ever notice the  prodigality with which He scatters  ihcse sunbeaDiscover the universe?  Contemplate. ��������� God flings the auroral beauties around the. cold  shoulders of the earth, hangs the  quivering picture of the mirage  above the palpiraling heart of tlie  desert. Wasted sunbeams, are  these? ���������'  "This may be infidelity, but if  it is, T would like to know what  faith means. I came into this  universe without my volition���������  came and found a loving mother's  arms to receive me. I had nothing  to do with the preparation for my  r< cention here. I have no power to  change the environment of the future, but the same power which  prepared the loving arms of a  mother to receive me here will  make proper reception for me tliere.  God knows better than'T what is  good for me, and I leave it with  God."  After the sermon there was a  touch of civilization, for the body  was taken on a motor to be shipped  back to Kentimky. Tvnick'er-'  bocker, wiuTliacI been little "kTibw'n"  before, became the hero of the  little camp. ".  In Phoenix D, J. Matheson has  the agency for nearly all the best  life, fire and accident insurance  companies. He also insures plate  glass, and if you are looking for  insurance drop' him a line with  particulars of what you want.  ' A meek-looking little man'with  largo pasteboard box climbed on  the car. As he did so he bumped  slightly into a sleepy, corpulent,  passenger with a self-satisfied look  and two little dabs of sidewhiskers.  As the car rounded a.curvo the  box rubbed against him again and  lie��������� growled : '.'This is.no freight  car, is, it?" "Nope," returned  the meek little chap with the box,  "and when you come right down-  to it, it ain't any .cattle car,  either, is it?" ���������  HABDY & CO.  General Merchants, Midway, B. C.  Hay and Grain always  - on hand.   Sleighs   and.  Wagons and Implements  r of all kinds carried-in  .The "very best-  at right -prices.  ' stock/  goods  1a  The Ledge will  send  a copy of  Float to any address for. 25  cents.  It is always-darkest just  before  dawn, but it, is often  tedious wait;  the light.'  ing for  Portrait   enlargements   done  at  the Nuw Art Store, from ������1 to ������25.  The man. making a hot finish  isn't letting it be known that he  started with cold feet.  I  nelson, b: c. -  '   '        wholesale  dealers tn   -  Produce   and   Provisions  Frank Fletcher  ^.Pkovinoiai/Land SuRVisvou,  "��������� -    -.        .Nelson, B. C.  The Kootenay Cigar Co. of Nelson have in the "Royal Seala cigar  that i.s known and smoked between  the wheat country and the blue  Pacific.  Tobaccos, Pipes, and all other  Smokers' supplies. Next door  to Pacific hotel.'  Money .makes  makes th������ money.  the    man    who  Widdowson, Assayer, Nelson, B. C.  The man on crutches has a lame  excuse for begging.  The Kootenay Belle reigns su-  premfe in many a camp. If is a  cigar that brings delight and appreciation wherever smoked.  Failure is often the result of  effort; victory always is.  The Columbia cigar is a large  and free-smoking cigar. It i.s sold  in all mountain-towns and made in  Nelson.  Nothing soothes the sunburn so  well as a beautiful string of fish.  >.  When you want a monument or  headstone, write to' the Kootenay  Garble Works. Nelson, B. C.   '   *  MERCHANT TAILOR  Clothes Cleaned, -Pressed and  Repaired.-   Agent for '  .   Blaine Bros'  Ordered Olothiifg.  Mosquitoes have insomnia worse  than any other created   thing.  'Gold, Silver mid <'<>i>i>oi\ Eticli Sou.  O, <������. VTS-.'NT, 5-iO Klclumls St."  VANCOUVJSK, B.C.  Tn the houses that'aro thoroughly  decorated with' wall paper the fuel  hill.is not so large, nnd home life  more cheerful. See the latest patterns in wall paper at J. L Coles.  The woman who wears a direo-  toiie-j-jown -Una-a���������good-opinion of  herself. -_  KASLO  HOTEL/  KASLO B. C.  Is  a  comfortable  home' for all  who travel to that city.  COCKLE & PA F'WORTH.  HecUEna^ketHotel  I-; the home for all tourists  and rnilli'inaires visiting New  Denver.   .British \ Columbia.  HENRY   STEGE.   PHOPB.  WALLACE  UNTiN  WINNIPEG AVE., GRAND FORKS  Clothing made in tho Latest  Stylo and at Prices in Harmony  with reason. Suits sent to any  part of the country. Drop a postal  for further information.  ItKNKWAI, OF IIOTEIi MOENHE.  T.IKK Xin'ici: Hint I, Murrliiif.!. Tlimnct. of  Allrhviiy, II I!., Inliind iiiiplyliiirto thh Stipm-ln-  li'iKlmit irf t'riivlncliil I'olli-t!, at. llui Mplriitlon  of mil' iiionlli from rlmiliunliuruof. foru roni'it-ul  of my l.li-i'iicu for ilio llolul MMwny, nt Mi,|-  wiiy. 11. 0  Oiiti-il nt. Mlilmiv, H.C!., -.'kiiiI OdlulMir, unit).  IIKKTltA TIIOMET,  Kxi'i-iitrlx of tliu Iwliiln of  tliu Into t;lutrli-fi L. Tliomot.  Job Printing at The Ledge.  ! CONTRACTOR I  I ESTIMATES I  | GIVEN. |  | Dealer in all kinds of Rough 1  j and Dressed Lumber, Win- I  | dows, Doors, Shingles. Brick, j  j Cement, etc. ������  | Shop Phone, G5. ������|  1 Lumber Yard Phone, 2C 1  %iiiiii *"  A dovHu.NwiKNT with too great a  irrajoiily is a menace to itself and  the country. This is one of the  principal reasons why Burrcll  should be elected a week from today  Tub industrial .decline will continue in England and America until silver is remonetized. Without  the double standard the factories  of these countries can have no  permanent prosperity.  All governments are paupers,  aud while acting for the. people  live upon them. All government  is a system of legalized robbery,  but the people are not yet honest  and brainy enough to do without  them.  Tiik Bible is the sacred book for  Christians, but individual chapters  in it are not suitable for general  reading. This is why that it is  against the law in the 'United States  to print the contents of the Bible  as a serial story in a newspaper.  A Funeral at Rawhide.  Like the events which, propelled  the pen of Bret. TJarte, was one  which occurred recently at Rawhide, Nevada���������the death and funeral of Riley Grannan, race track  plunger and mining town saloon  keeper. No stranger scene was  described by the clnonicler of the  Argonauts than this funeral in the  new town which is at the doors of  civilization.  Shielded by an oilcloth blanket  r,be coffin of Grannan was borne in  a common express wagon down  Rawhide avenue from the tent of  the camp's undertaker. The services were held in a variety theatre  in the rear of a saloon. Here  gathered women in silks, men in  corduroys, miners in grimy overalls, prospectors, merchants', brokers, burtenders and gamblers.  Tliere was no regular minister to  preach the funeral sermon, friends  of Grannan drafted Herman W.  Knickerbocker, formerly a Methodist preacher, who had been cast-  out of the fold for heresy. He had  become a mine operator at Gold-  field, and recently had been prospecting throughout Nevada and  became a pioneer in t|1(. R-iwhido  district. He appeared beside the  coilin,   which   was   covered    with  A "Wise German.  At a political meeting in Vernon the other day a wise German  rose up and remarked :  " Shentlemen: We.haf heerd der  chin music, yah. Und'der time  has now coined von ve mnsdtall  get togedder nnd undo thatvich vc  ha,f not (lit. Yo vill all get togedder unci roll up such a Conservative majority in Yale-Cariboo  that it vill roll unci roll, nnd roll,  undil it rolls all ofer B. C., all ofcr  Canada, all ofer Laurier. nnd den  rolls across der ocean, nnd rolls up  to der Kaiser who vill remark :  ' Donner nnd iilifzcn ! Vat a Conservative majority Yule-Cariboo  did roll up'."  Gfeencuood,-B. C  The oldest hotel in the city, and still'  under the same management. Rooms  comfortable, iikwIp equal to any in the  city, and tlio bar sppplies only the best.  Corner of Greenwood ami Government  streets.-  J. W. jSlelson  A man once asked Thackeray to  lend him five shillings, which he  would convert into X20.000. Asked  how, he explained that he knew a  young woman with ������20,000 who  he knew would marry him if he  asked her, but he had. pawned his  teeth and wanted five shillings to  redeem them  effectivelv.  Tiikub are no hard times in B.C.  Air, water, rain, sunshine, snow  and a look at the sunshine aro still  free, and he is a chubber, indeed,  who cannot stand off any of the  hotels in the mountains for a couch  in the Bunkhouso or a cargo of  ham and eggs.  Hotel  Alexander  PHOENIX,   B.   C.  Is a comfortable home for  the miner and traveler.  Good meals and pleasant  rooms. Pure ..liquors and  fragrant cigars in the bar.  Ii.  V. CHISHOLM, Puoi'iuktou.  nlQUOIl LICKjV.SE  aot-  Xotlco Id liori.'liy ftlvnn tlmt. f, 0. V. Hfiiimriiil,  inturiiliimilylnu to tlio LI'iutMu Oomnilwloiiurii  ror;i,liu<;u> of 0r(,(;mvo(,(l,.it tlio oxplrntliiii ol  thirty tlnyn from tlmdiili! Iicronf for a triiiwfor  f.o'Uuy k ||oyi>r l f tlm IIcuiiho now luilil by im,  in tkniw.t of tlm proiiilii'M known nt\thn IS'iilfoniil  Hotel, Hltniitii on I.oH IH nnd III. Illoolt 7, Coiiliw  Hired, (Jlty ol ClriH.'iiivoofl, II. 0.  OctoliuriM.luos. O.   V. SKMKUAU,  It has been discovered that the  Sultan of Turkey buys his shirts in  Paris for $8 a dozen. In addition  to ^jhis ho wears silk socks and  never wears a shirt after it has  been washed twice. No wonder  he cannot piiy his debts, even if he  does keep enough of wives to do  the washing for a big town.  Tiik world seems to he getting  better, at least in the United States.  Wo notice by a recent article that  the Presbyterian synod cannot get  enough of preachers, and medical  colleges are begging for students,  while the navy and army are starving for men. And this iu spite of  the fact that thousands of men are  out of work in America.  Lv Vancouver at the recent po  lillies, in the rough and stained  clethes of a miner, with high boots  completing" the costume. With his  voice often breaking, he delivered  a strange discourse that brought  tears to the eyes of many hardened  ones among his hearers.  "I feel that it is 'incumbent  upon mo now to state that in  standing here I occupy no ministerial or prelate position," ho said.  "I am simply a prospector. I  make no claim whatever to moral  merit or religion, except tho religion of humanity, tho brotherhood of man. I stand among you  today simply as a man among men  feeling tint I can shako hands and  say 'brother' to the vilest -man or  woman who ever lived.  ''liiley Grannan accepted the  circumstances, surrounding" him.  He was a man whose 'exterior was  as placid and gentle as I have  overseen, and yet when' you look  back over his meteoric past, we  can readily understand, if this  statement be.true, that ho was absolutely invincible in spirit. If  you will allow me, I will use a.  phrase most of you are acquainted  with. Ho was a 'dead game sport,'  I say it not irreverently, but /ill  the phrase as full of practical human philosophy as it will hold;  and I bclievo that when you can  say one is a 'dead game sport' you  0 090  EHOLT, B. C.  First-class    meals    and   rooms.  Kail road men,  miners and  others  will find  a  pleasant  home at this  hotel. The bar contains fragrant  cigars and the most popular beverages of the day.  N. LOSE, PROPRIETOR:  MIXKKAr, ACT  Certificate of Improvements  NOTICE  '���������r.miliV. -'Mineral   Claim.)   situiitG   in   tlie  C!rwinvood Minii'i; Division of Vale VU-  trict.    Whi-ie located: At Camp McKInncv.  TAKK XOTICKtliat Samuel T. LnrM'ii  I-'rt-e  Miiior'a Oertilieati; No.  HllU'l.  ami   Alex   I).  Maelnlyiv.. Oilielal Ailiniiiiilmtor of tlie estate  mill   etieel.s   of    I dwnul    James;,    deceased,  l-ioo   Miner's    Certificate   -No.   I)  n:ilM, intend, sixty days from date lieicof. to niiply tn tlie  Mini!!!; Heeorder for a Certificate of Improvements, for the puriiose of obtainiiiK a Crown  Grant of the above claim.  Andfuitlicr lake  notice  that action; under  section   37,  must   he  commenced  before  the  is.-<iiaiic-e of such Certificate r,r Improvements  Dated this Kith day of October, A. D. 1008.  S. T. IjAKKB.V,  ALKX. D. AIACINTVHK,  Official Administrator,  NELSON, B. C.  Now Under Old and Original  Management.  E. E. PHAIIl   -   -   MANAGER  The Arlington  Copper St., Greenwood  None but the best brands of  Liquors and Cigars. . Morning  bracers and evening high-balls  always wit Hi ii easy reach of tlie  bin-keep.    Nicely furnished rooms.  C. A. Dempsey, Prop.  '���������-Liquor l.lomiso A������il..  Talco Nnlli-i) Mini, I, H*nmlc Hell, of Anneonda.  II. Cl..intend ii|i|ilylrifr to  the Superintendent  of l-rovlnidal  police  at the uxpiiidlon of one  ��������� ���������ninth from the dale liereol, for an hotel license  for tho prenii.-iw H.-mmte on  l,ot 7, Uloclc is, In  tho Townsltoof Anucmiilu. H. (3.  Dated thlMMtli day of November, 1!I0H.  ���������.'���������"'���������:        ���������     - FICAN.K EICM,,  TO- IUC1.INO.UKNT   CO-OWNKHS  l.'cnnwal of I.lquor License.  . Take .Nnliiv that I, M. \V. I,udlow, of Donoro,  iiilwi'.l.: -.,plyiii(,'io the Siipeiintendciilor I'ro  yuii-hl Police, at tlio expiration of one month  rrom date hereof, for a roiicval of my hotel  leciise for Hie proinbiea known ad the Windsor  Hotel at Itaioro, II (!.  Dated this 2:1th day of October, limn;  H. W. LUDLOW.''  llenou'iil of Hotel I.lccn.i.e.  Take Kotire that I .Jas. 'Henderson, of Dead-  wood. Intend nmilyiiiK to Hie i-iunerlnlondcnt of  Provincial Police at the expiration of one  month from the date hereof, for a renewal of my  hotel license for the promises known as the  Ah.'Oina Hotel at Denchvoorl, J). C.  Dated tills statu day of October. 1!H)8.  JAS. IIKNDEKSON.  Itenewal ol'Hotel Lionise,  Take Xollee Unit I, .f. W. o'llrlen. of Anaconda, Intend npplylin; to the Superlnteiidunt of  Provincial I'olleo, nt the expiration of 0110  month from tliedile hereof.'fnrn renewal of my  hotel license for the premises known ns the  Vendome Hotel at AniH-oiidn, II. 0.  Dated this until day of October. l������os  ���������    '  .    ���������     ������������������- ��������� _J. W ���������O'HBIKN.  rtmiowiil of ILil.ol License,  Tako Notle ethat I. Norman Lnae. of Kholt,  intend npplyiiiK to tlie Kitperlntendeiit of I'ro-  yini lal Police, at the expiration of ono month  from the date hereof, for a. renewal of irty hotel  license for the premises known as the Summit  Hotel at Uliolt, IJ. U., and to he transferred to  the premises known m the Northern Hotel at  Kholt, 11,0. .........  Jlaled tills studiday of October, ldns.  NOHMAN LUSH.  nelson, B. fr  OKO. P.   WKI.tS, ){. TOaiKIKS.I  Proprietor. Manager.  First-class in evcrythinG1.  Steam heat, electric" light,  private baths. Telephone  in every room. Finest lava-  Lories in B. Q. First-class  bar.and barber shop.  'Bus meets all trains.  R- Regular monthly meetings.of  ���������.j-^V Green wood '"(Ikc No. 28, A. F.  /%/"��������� & A. Id., nre belli on the first '  Thursday in eac-li month in Fra- ���������  tornity Iin.II, Wood block, Government  street. Grain wood. Visiting* brcthran  .ire cordially invited to -itfr-nd.  JAS, S. ISIltNIIC,���������Sooroliiry, '  WIG M <-;'-������������"wnod Minora'  . T. 1VI. ,Un������on,No. 22,. W.  .^.*. ��������� . ���������*���������������������������*��������� j,'. i\r., meets uvery  bntiinlfiy cvonin<r in Union Hull,-Copper street, Greenwood, at 7:130.  Also in  hall nt.. Mother Lode mino  L- riday eveniiijrs nt 7:30.  GEO. HKATHERTON, Secfrjtary.  ...      .       .. ,  i ���������������������������J   "*' ���������" ������������������    '"J" fctwuu   niiuiu    Villi  itical   cliHiifjfcor   Joo   Martin  wua ��������� havo reached tho cilimiix of human  To J. I'. Myers Gray (and to the  Kstato of tlio  late ,1 iid(,������ l.enniy, or to whomsoever they  rnay have transrcired their liilorcstH in the  ���������   Jenny Kiaetlou Aflneral Claim.situated In  T)t!nilw������',il eamp, flreenwoiid   .Mlniiif,'  Ui-  virion of Vnle District, II, (J,  Vou arc hereby i,olllled that, I Imvit c.fimmfeil  *|iki upon Ihe iibovn mineral claim, and that. If,  within widuys from the diilu of this notice,yon  fall or refuse to eonlrlhiile your tu-apru-tInn of  the above mentioned   Mini, toe;c(hfi- wltii the  coutsof mlterllslim your interests In  Ihe mid  claim   will Imvtmiu the propert/ of tho under-  sIkiioiI   under Ncetlon  .|   of  (lie   Mineral   Act  Amendment Act. IPoo,  Novurnbci-.G, 1WJH. . JOHN IjIJCV,  Kuiivn-itl or Hotel License.  ���������  Take Notice that I, Haml, A, (Jrowell, of HIM-  way. Jf. c,Intend niiplyln/r to theSii|������ii-liitend-  ent of Provincial Police, at tlio*oX|)lriitIon ol on.;  ���������mmtb from Ihe date hereof, for a tenmval of my  hotel Ucense Tor the premises known as  Orowell's Hotel at Midway, II. C  Daleil this Klitb day of October, 11108  HA ML, A  CUOWKlIj.  ICoiunviil of I,l(|iioi- l,|<!uiiM������.  N'otlccls hereby kIviiii that-t, Oscar ilai-t-  "l^iibi'rAnacoiida.H .0,, Intend to nnplyto  .,   ,,       ,--;--, ,--   O., Intend ..,...,,,���������. ,���������  thoSnperhilendcnt. of Police,at the expiration  or one month rrom Hie date heritor, fnrnro-  newnl or my wIioIokiiIo llijiior license lor tlie  piciiilHos known as ihe Silver Sprlim Urewory,  Hlliiatoat Anncoiida, II.CI. .  Dated this Slllli dayor Oetoher.lllKW.  OSCA!'. HAKTMANN,  tbe Pacific fiotel...  rauiidorlhe rnnimjrcinont of Grei-r  & Morrison. Tlio Rooms nro Comfortably furnished, and tho bin* con-  t/ihiH tho best brnnds of wines,  -liquors and��������� cigars.  the Pacific #afe...  Is tho bust-nppointed RoHtnumnt in  ���������_.. the intorior of British Coliunbin.  Tho best cooks and rnos*; attentivo  waiters only employud.Opon all tlio  time).  M\m. GltHIC),  PjtOPJtlKTItKHH.  The Hotel Slocan  Three Forks, II. C, is the lending-  hotel ofthe city.    Mouutuiu trout  ami   gruiiu   dinners   a   specially.  Rooms reserved by telegraph.  Hugh Niyen, Prop  immmmmmmiiammmm

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