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P., Flood was iu Grand Forks  Monday. ,       ' ,'   ' '        "       '  Greenwood's happy day "ccuricd  last Tuesday.  J. W. Mellor' is now landlord of  the Commercial hotel.  A. L. White ban   purchased   linstock of Second Hand Clint.  '  About twenty men are employed  by'tlie C. r. It. in Green w.ood.   '    ,  '-"A. I).  an hotel  for  to  ��������� ���������*���������  GREENWOOD  Dealer in  Contractor tor"  r~i  ��������� Mountaineer, and Koote-  , nay,  Standard   Cigars.  Made by .*'  3. & tbelin ������ #o��������� nelson  Tics, Poles and Fence Posts.  'Unequalled for Domestic Use.'  (Kings Liquor Scotch Whiskey  '. 12 Years Old I  s J. W. Burraesters White Port. |  9 Jas. Ilennessy oi Co's 3-Star Brandy. .  j GREENWOOD LIQUOR-GO.-  I     IMPORTERS, GREENWOOD, B.C.,   ������  naK5s������esoo������������ce3c������scs������eKso53-if3'S-������ses������j*a������������38������e������*ss*5ses������ci  ������  9  ������  The Kootenay Saloon  Sandon, B. C, has a line or nerve  bracers unsurpassed.in any liiouo-  tain town or the Grqat West. A  glass of aqua pura given free with  .spirits menti.  The Gr/een-caood' Btrkneh  Melson  Iron Works  ��������� , Is now propared to make  alllcinds of Iron, Brass or  Copper   Castings.     First-   . ,  class    work   'guaranteed.  Geo. JI..'Holt,   DQanageir.  J, E. Cameron.  Leading Tailor of the  Kootenays.  Kaslo, B.C.  Dealers in  0 pfesh and Salt JVIeats, pish and Poultey  1 Shops in nearly all the towns, of. Boundary and  | the Kootenay.  9S>9Q9������Q99&B9QQ9a9a6������QfbG&'SS&ti&&9������@Q������&<i������99������G9������8������Q99GQQ  R. A. BROWN  PERRY, HASH.  GeneralMerchant  Dry Goods,  Groceries,  Boots and Shoes,  Stationery,  Hardware,  Tobacco,  Cigars, Etc  Oats and Northwest Seed  Winter  Wheat.  ONE WEEK ONLY.  We offer our entire stock of Dry Goods, Boots and  Shoes, Millinery at the unheard of discount of  .   33% Per Cent. .  One-third off anything*   in  the store, ^absolutely  nothing- reserved. Buy now. ,You can save money.  BARCLAY  &   CO.  Dry Goods.      , Boots and Shoes. Millinery.  UUBSI  T^E^Oj^T HOUSE  Nelson. B. C, is run on the  the American and European  plan. Nothing yellow about  the house except the gold iu  t)*e safe.  Medone   &   TncgilfUs  Baa������gJEJ3-s*a-^^  ���������WWWMBMMIMHCTaUttl^^  PHOENIX, B. C.  Is opposite the Great Northern depot and is a delightful  haven for the weary traveler. Great veins of hot water  .run through the entire house, and bathrooms are al-'.  > ways at the service of those in search of material  cleanliness; Tho dining room is an enemy to dyspepsia, ,  while tho artistic appointment of the liquid refreshment  makes the drinks go down like eating fruit in a flower  garden, Tho sample rooms are tho largest in thoinonn;  tains aud  a plcafitire to drummers with big trunks.   '���������'  JAS. MARSHALL       -       -       PROPRIETOR  mnmraanBMBB^^  k<VbW9S&^'1>W&&&%,'**%W&  R room fie Id is applying  license al. Wei tbridge.  FYnrl OnnM'nv Ip.ivp<* Rnliirrfny  rpuimie work with the 0. P. H.  Charles ' McOlung and Harry  Gondcvc will spend election day iii  Phoenix. .. >������  John I5������!relay, of Barclay & Co.,  returned Tuopday" evening after a  week spent in Spokane.   ���������     >  Jri4. 0. Dale returned to Carmi  last Saturday, whero ho. expects to  spend the winter,  Horn���������At New Denver, JB. C,  November 2nd, .to ]\[r. and,' Mrs.  J. 10. Angrignoii, a son.  Jlartin Bnrrell had a successful'  meeting in Phoenix upon Monday  nnd turned a dozen votes  his way.  The opportunities for recreation  at the Pacific hotel 'have been increased   by  the addition of a pool  table.-- '  "  .- - ��������� i- -  The dynamite Ihafc^lias- been  stored a long time In ear Carmi has  been removed a mile or two'u'p tho  gnlch.  The Boundary cigar is made in  Grand Forks and must be a favorite, for the factory is crowded with  orders.'  Greenwood- would, appear more  beautiful if some, of the half-  burned buildings we're razed to the  ground and cremated.  R. Gardom. formerly cuptoms  officer at Midway, arrived from  Vancouver Monday and will remain until after election.  In Greenwood the assizes seem  to have fallen into a chronic condition. .oJLadjonrnment. *_The date  is now set for November 13.  Merchants who send out of town  for their printing should do a mail  order business with people in Spokane, Toronto and other cities.  Owing to the prevalence of other  events the probability is almost  certain that the city council will  not meet until next Monday evening.  A local wit saj's that times are  so hard in Greenwood that a holdup man would come out in debt if  he attempted to work at his business in this city.  Miss C. M. Martin of the public  school staff left last week for Prince  Rupert. Miss C. E. Stevenson of  Chilli wack takes Mis'- Martin's position on the local staff.  working al'hia trade. The emoluments iu the printing buRineis may  be larger, but politics offer- greater  social opportunities. Perhaps tho  social advancement that politics  offer is the reason why pn many  of our brainiest and h������nst careful  wien financially leave the composing room to become - statesmen.  With the improvident abandon of  a iiritypr Mr. Scott, at the meeting  last, evening, offered (,*> throw "in  a cabinet position wilhMr. 1'opp.  if the people 'of Yale-Cariboo  would give him a rnajoiity. of 800  or 400���������a sort of pri/.e with overy  package. This is not bribery, but  what might bo termed " business  foresight.'"  'Effective r with   thp   change    in  time, Nov. istj,  the  Canadian "Pacific  has  inaugurated   a' cafe  car j  service on the south   branch out of  Cdgary, the car being attached to  the afternoon   train   leaving   Calgary  at   10:45,   and the   morning  train leaving Maeleod  a,b 7.    This  should be a  great convenience to  the traveling public.    The cafe car  service on the north branch out of  Calgary   remains  unchanged,   the  car  being   attached  to all trains.  A.I1 meals are served a la carte. "  Western Float  W. A. Bauer will build a $150,-  000 hotel on the corner of Howe  and ITastino-s streets in Vancouver. It will be fireproof and contain J 50 rooms.  Barclay & Co. offer their entire  stock at a discount of 33J- per cent.  A new industry has been discovered in this province. - The  Hindus are making bombs near  New Westminster and shipping  them to the malcontents in Calcutta  Mining at Danville.  A report from Danville says that  mining in  that   camp  is  looking  better than   ever before.    Several  prop'erties are. now boiug operated  which have bc^ii  lying idle for a  long   time.    The   Lucilo  Dreyfus  has recently resumed work, and is  now shipping good grade ore to the  Northport smelter at the rate of 30  tons a day.    The^ Lone Star snd  Washington, owned by the British  Columbia   Copper   company,   are  now being tested with  a diamond  drill, and 90 feet of $26 ore has  been cutrout, c On./bhc -J&cob Hill,  heretofore known as  the  Faithful  Surprise, they aro driving a 1500-  tunnel,  and   are   now   in nearly  100 feet.    This property is high-  grade milling ore.    The Knob Hill  people   are makiug arrangements  to build a mill at once. Bert Campbell is   in charge   of   this mine.  There are a number of other properties   in   the Danville camp   on  which active development has been  started, and the mineral showings  look exceedingly fine as a whole.���������  Grand Forks Sun.  VANCOUVER, B  Beer, Porter, Soda Water  Are our three Specialties.  House  is   the  largest  in  Our  the  new Brow  Boundary.  Ptioenix ���������= Brewing - Co.  (Limited,)  Tlio Pride of Western Canada. Phono 138, Greenwood  Tickets on sale Nov. 15,  16, 17. Going transit limit  eight days from date of issue.  Fipal return limit Nov. 30th.  Validation feo of fifty cents  payable on these ticket at  Vancouver.  For further particulars apply to any agent of the company, or to  J. E. PROCTOR,  Diet. Passenger, Agent,  Calgary, Alta.  H. W. Kent, formerly superintendent of the B. C. -Telephone  Co. in Vancouver, was in town  lust Saturday. He is now B. C.  agent for the Northern Electric  Co., and has grown much stouter  since he got away from the worries  of telephone life.  Charles Bunting and Parker  Williams spoke on Socialism in the  Miller block Monday night. Mr.  Bunting made the usual stock  Socialist speech that may be heard  on the street corner of a city.  Some one has said : " He' who has  learned how to read, a"nd not what  to read, is in a position of great  danger," Mr. Bunting has learned  how to read. Mr. Williams has  also learned what to read, and  is a broad-minded, earnest rcasouer  on economic questions.  Geo. R. Naden, it is said, was  ou Monday's train arriving in  Greenwood. It is supposed he  went to Rock Creek to consult  with his constituents in reference  to resigning his seat in tho local  house. After today it is probable.  Mr. Ross will devote his attention  to provincial, politics, aud Air. Naden will, of course, make room for  his master in the local house. The  salary attached to the position ca n  be made up to Mr. Naden by giving him a federal "job" up north.  A number of photo-engravings  purporting to represent a scene on  Martin Btirrell's ranch, were pasted  on business windows about 2  o'clock Wednesday morning by  business men of the city. The  photograph represents a number  of Hindus at cue edge of the tini-  bor, and is probably- a railroad  camp scene at some .wooded'point  along the C. P. R. If those who  pasted up the photographs were  not ashamed of the business in  which they '-.were engaged they  would have done it in daylight,  and it is pretty low-down to scab  on tho bill-poster.  Hon. Walter Scott, premier of  Saskatchewan, was a caller at The  Ledgo ollico yesterday. Although  a printer, Mr.   Scott is not now  Great sale at Barclay & Co's,  one-third off every article in the  store on sale.    Nothing reserved.  Jap fishermen are rapidly driving out the white men from that  business on the coast.  Buy your dry goods, boots and  shoes and millinery from Barclay  & Co, 33,} per cent off every thing  ia the store.    Nothing reserved.  George Paterson has found placer  gold upou his farm near Sedgwick  in Alberta. The farmers are staking claims aud much excitement  prevails. The gold-bearing area  is supposed to be 20 miles long  and samples of the gravel gave assays of S2 to the cubic yard.  One third off everything iu the  store. Absolutely nothing reserved.*   Barclay & Co.  ,At tho canneries upon Nans  river, -15,000 causes of salmon  were pub up this season.  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  insuraiico drop him a line with  particulars of what you want.  Carrie   Nation, arrested in  A movement is on foot in Kaslo  to reopen tlm wagon road between  that city'sand New Denver. History is often a repeater. '   ���������.  .For tho fust ten months of this  year 10,922 tons of ore were shipped through Kaslo.  The Bluebell mine on Kootenay  lake has resumed shipments of ore.  Pete' McGregor, the leading  humorist of Kaslo, advertises that  he still has some ice for sale in  case of sickness. This i.s fortunate,  for Collins, the morning doctor,  will need several chunks of it the  day after the election.  That was a lucky move of Purley  Ward's /from Sandon to Nelson.  He got married last week.  A new hockey rink is being  built gin Nelson, SO x 130 feet in  size.  Attempting to bribe the electors  by announcing pictorially and  otherwise that postoffices will be  built in various towns is a clever  scheme of the Laurier government.  Another vote cetcher is the dickering with1 half a dozen people in  each town with a view of prolonging the purchase of sites until the  election is over.  Rossland people are buying Le  Roi stock at $2.94 a share.  J. H. McDonald of Rossland has  sold his group of claims in the  Metaliue district of Idaho for  660,000.  At the refinery in Trail 60 tons  of lead are turned out daily. A  small amount.of the output goes to  Toronto and the balance to China  and Japan.  When the new furnace is installed at the Trail smelter the  capacity of the works for copper-  gold ore will be 1,600 tons daily.  The Graud Trunk Pacific has let  the contract for a four-million-  bushel elevator at Fort William.  John Alway is dead. He had  lived 4S years in the town of Yale.  F. W. Stevenson has bought a  seat-on-thu-Chicagcu-board.of trade  for $2,700. He could havegot'one  in Greenwood much cheaper.  Yesterday the foundation * stone  of the Tranquille sanitarium was  laid by the lieutenant-governor.  At Moyie on Tuesday tbe St.  Eugene paid $44:,000 in wages.  .  The new bakery  in   Moyie sells  2-1 ounces of bread for 10 cents.  \r  irs.  Pittsburg, said that she had been  arrested thirty-three times. I try  to do good, she told a reporter. In  trying to do good I take life hard.  Some folks, most' folks, in fact,  take it easy���������as easy as the new  hired girl wanted to take her new  place.' Everything goes by clockwork here, the mistress said to  this girl. By clockwork, mind  you. ��������� Yon got up at 6, you. dine  at 12, .and you  go to bed  at 10.  A ruoviug picture show is being  started in Fernie. That town will  soou have everything it needs except fire balloons and a lunatic  asylum.  Jay Jay has returned to New  Denver and is filling his paper  with hot shot. The vigor of his  pen is too great for the complacency of many of the inhabitants  and he should be in a larger town.  Several farmers around Brides-  ville have threshed oats this fall  that went 40 pounds to the bushel.  Bridesvillo needs a new school  house. Miss Isabel Henderson of  Grand Forks will teach there this  term.  C. J. McArthur's speech must  have had some effect in Chesaw.  That district went Democratic for  the first time in its history.  Thejijmixed local that has been  ruu so long from Cranbrook to  Maeleod, has been'changed to a  first-class passenger train and will  run between Cranbrook and Leth-  bridge.  Stockett is manager 'of the coal  mines at Hosmer and Norman Henderson will be master mechanic'  _ Tn Revelstoke last week R. Tap-,  ping  received  a-cow  by, express.  He is now  looking  for  a  bull to  come on tho mail train. '    ���������  The' address of, C. J-. Scales^ formerly of Moose Jaw, is* wauted at'  this office. ',-   __'.   '  Electric power is being installed  at the Silver  King' and  Victoria1  mines-near Nelson.  Several card ' sharks were arrested, in Fernie last week. They  paid their lines and left town.  Many men are being put to work  in the logging camps south of Elko  in East Kootenay.J|  A  new  paper, to -be  called the   ,  Observer will appear in Revelstiko  next month.    E. A. Haggen   will  supply the gray matter.  A Chink in Vancouver was sent '  to jail   twelve mouths for selling  opium'.  Big game is plentiful  upon some  of   the.   townsites   of    Vancouver r  Island.  Geo. R. Naden made a speech in  Prince Rupert at  the  opening  ofthe provincial  court  house.    This  may help Greenwood some.  , At Hadley in Alaska the miners  gee from S3.50 to 84 a shift. They  work nine Iioji-s during the day  aud eight hours at night.  Prince    Rupert   requires more'  hotel accommodation.  A clu.b has been formed  in  AI-  berni in connection with the English   church.    .The   members   are ���������  not  allowed   to   drink,   swear   or  gamble.'  Alderman Cavanaugh writes  from Portland that he still- has  S100.000 worth of property iu Vancouver, aud will return to that  city this month.  Many people are stranded in  Nome this fall, lured to thatfrozen  region by the glowing announcements oF steamship companies.  R. M. McDonald is leaving Nelson   for  Vancouver  to   become a  member of the firm of which W. J.   '  Bowser is the head.        -  The rate of taxation in Revelstoke is 24 mills.  J. T. Kelly -has moved from  Three Forks to jsilverton.  Several claims are "being worked.".'  upon   the' North Fork of Carpenter  creek in the Slocan.  At a cost of $4,000 Penticton  had its first fire last week. The  direction of the wind saved the  town.  There are  Penticton.  7G3  people living in  Well, if thet's all.  said  the  can  K'-'l.  man-  with a smile, I  think  I  ago-if.,.   ....  ___���������  '    '..  A story has filtered through to  this office of a girl who had been  but three weeks in tho employ of a  local family of more or less artistic  tastes, It appeai-H that her time  had been by no means wasted. Her  mistress was giving her instructions one clay as to the dinner.  "Don't forget the potatoes enjoined the lady. No, ma'am was  tho reply; will you 'ave 'em' in  their jackets or iu the nood?  Wlddowson, Acsayor, Nelson,'B. C.  A large number of army officers  from India intend to settle in this  province, and Colonel Gordon is  looking up locations for them.  In Trail Frank Tangello got 30  days in jail for stealing coal from  the C. P. R."  Frank was damaged last week  by a wind storm.  As advertised, Sifton did not  speak in Summer-land last week, his  place being taken by Scott. The  iion-appearance of Sifton was a  disappointment to the country  folks as they wanted to see Sifton  with the samo burning curiosity  that they would Bill Miner if ho  came along in a cage.  The mail service to the towns  along Okauagau lake has been  made tri-vveekly instead of daily,  and the.people will all write to  Lemieux about it. .  George Pf under, formerly of  Rossland, is working a mine in  California.  There are loud complaints about  the mail servico iu Fernie. Perhaps the clerks are overworked  and cannot attend to the business  properly.  The skating rink at Princeton is  being put in  order for the winter.  Henry Bahrs has taken a 30-day  option upou the Golden Zone near  Hedley. He has gone to Boston  in search of capitalists to take it  over. There are four claims in  the group aud the formation resembles that of the Nickel Plate.  G. W: McCallum of Phoenix has  opened a tailor shop in Hedley.  Clothes line thieves are operating in Hedley.  Jack Coryell says that a company has been" formed in Johannesburg to drill for oil upon the concessions owned by him and others  in South Africa. John Meikle-  john, formerly of Phoenix, and his  syndicate have concessions -of 75  square miles adjoining the land of  the Coryell company.  Joseph Labelle of Phoenix has  gone to his fruit rauch near Vernon.    He paid ������2,100 for ten acres.  The Pioneer says that it is stated  that James Somers  will "build  an .  immense brewery in Phoenix.  The electric light in the Brooklyn hotel at Phoenix is now so  brilliant that the glow from the  bartender's diamonds ia scarcely  visible.  A. Erskine Smith has opened a  mining office in Vancouver.  A. W. Fraser is now manager of  his livery stable in Grand Forks.  Typhoid fever has ceased in  Grand Forkri, aud all the patients  iu the hospital a.ie convalescent.  The hospital has asked for aid from  the city to defray part of the expense in buying a 5(550 ambulance.  About 250 men aro working in  the mines '.'around Sandon.-  It is reported that the Payne  mine near Saudon will shortly resume operations.  .A .cold snap struck Port losing-  ton last week and caused a mild  water famine in that town.  Over two hundred people die:  yearly in B. C. from  tuberculosis.  Accorditig to the Nelson News  Billy Poole has s������ruck another fortune in the Nugget mine at Kaliuo.  Jim Hill wants tho duty on coal  taken off in the states. Ho claims  that it would be of great advantage  to Spokaue.  Daily from Winnipeg 1,000 cars  of grain are being shipped to Fort  William. For tho first time grain  is also being exported via Vancouver.  :"-' i','  StSmESBSBBSSES THE    LEDGE,    GREENWOOD,    BRITISH    COLUMBIA.  Flans to Become a Millionaire by  Supplying Croakers.  CARP AND TURTLES TOO.  Wants to Trade His Home For Some  Desolate Land on Which There Is a  Small Pond���������In Anger . He Tells  Wifey to Pack Trunk For Mother's.  [Copyright, IMS, by T. C. McClure.]  Mr. Bowser was an hour late In coming   home  from   tliu   oiliee,   and  Mra.  Bowser was almost prepared for the  ���������   worst when ho arrived.   IIo was smiling unci happy., IIo had a look of importance on his face.    Even before h������  .   had entered  the gate it was evident  that something* good had happened.  "Don't ask for explanations now," h������  said in response lo her inquiries.   "After dinner I will toll you all about It."  "But has something good happened?"  "Something 1ms, Mrs. Bowser,    Fortune has at last-   But wait a little."  "Can't you give me an Inkling of  what it is?"  "Just one liltie inkling. Wc shall ba  worth millions of dollars in tho coursa  of ihe next live years. Not another  word now."  During Ihe rest of the dinner hour  Mr. Bowser sat and grinned and smiled  mid elnH-lilpd, hul no furl her Information could ho extra clod,   rt was left to  Mi.-s.   Bowser's Imagination  to conjure  up  the  following possibilities and  arrange ihem in the order given below:  ITe find bought n cow.  Ho liiid'invested in a balloon.  Up had' Invented something.  ITe lia'd' bought hens.  Tie had' bought m hog.  IIo had' lilt a new hair dye.  He was going to raise cattle,  lie was going to Africa.  If was a burglar alarm.  It1 was a fire escape.  Explains His Scheme.  When   the  meal   was at length   finished and the sitting room reached Mr.  A     -MILLION     FlSOfiS.    HALF   A   MLLION  -rma-LES and tukee on four million  GUltUAN CAlU'l"  Bowser made a dramatic entrance and  said: *  "Now, then, for explanations, and I  hope that you will see things just as  1 do and there will be nothing to argue  about. I will own up that you have  prevented me from entering into some  very foolish speculations, hut in this  case I know I shall find all encouragement. You know that the times havo  been hard for the last few months."  "Of course."  "Men   with   even   a  good   thing  on  their  hands  have  had   hard  work  to  save it. and they are not out of the  woods yet."  "Wolf?"  "Well, a man was in the office today  with a good thing. ITe wanted to raiso  a thousand dollars to save it; but, being unable to do so. he offered me the  most colossal bargain of the century.  It's gigantic, it's tremendous. It's  something to take your breath away."  "I'm listening."  "Mrs.  Bowser, where do frogs' legs  t'ome from?"  "They  are  cut   from   tho   bodies  of  frogs."  "And whore do we get turtle soup?"  "From  turtles unless the cook  uses  mutton."  "And   did  you  ever  hear of a   fish  called the German carp?"  "I  have.    It is said to bo excellent  eating."  .-'And now, Mrs. Bowser, frogs' legs  sell at 50 cents a dozen pair, and there's  always a demand. A turtle as big as  the bottom of a quart dish sells for $1.  German carp sell for 30 cents a pound,  and the hotels can't get half enough  of them. You see all this, dou't you?"  "Yes."  "Well, suppose*- we had our own private lake and in (hat lake wc had a  million frogs, half a million turtles  . and three or four million German  carp. Would tliere be anything to  prevent us from becoming millionaires?"  "Xot a thing."  "Ah. but that's the way I like to hear  you talk!   Now you are taking a wifely interest In your husband's business  affairs.    You can see as well as I/do  that we woul;] have something better  than a gold mine.   Then you will consent to tlie exchange?"  "But what exchange?"  "Wo are going to exchange our house  and lot for a little farm twenty miles  out, with a private lake on it. There's  n fairly decent house and four acres of  land besides the lake.   There's an or-  chard, a garden, and the rest Is lawn.  hi that lake are the frogs, turtles and  'cnrp'I spoke of, mid all 1 have to do Is  to linul  I hem out and send them  to  market and get my money.    Hurrah  for.us!"  "The turtles, frogs and carp have  been counted, have thoy?" asked Mrs.  Bowser after he had got through dancing around. ,  "Why, no, of course not. The man  estimates the number, and he says he  has made a low estimate. In a month  from uow, or by the time wo get out  there, the increase will bo 10 per cent.  Wo may catch uud sell all wo can, nnd  the Increase will make up for it. I can  write him that wo will exchange, can  IT  "Don't   rush   things,   Mr.   Bowser.  Don't write at ull.   Tako. tho. train In  the morning and go out there and see  things for yourself."  "But that would look like doubting  his word."  "You want to doubt until you are satisfied. You go right out tliere and see  the situation of things, arid if they are  all right we will go into the frog, turtle  and carp business. I havo noticed  lately that you are growing old and  have a harassed look on your face,  aud I think it will be a great thing for  you to get out in the country among  the frogs."  Mr. Bowser looked at her for a long  minute to see if she was sarcastic or tu  earnest and then adopted her suggestion of seeing the other property on the  morrow. During the remainder of the  evening he was busy withHigurcs.  He figured 5,000,000 pairs of frogs'  legs at 50 cents a pair.  He figured 3,000,000 turtles at a dollar  apiece.  He figured '1,000,000 pounds of carp  at 30 cents a pound.  Arrives   at  Turtle   Villa.  It was a Cripple Creek.    It was a  Monte Crlsto.    It was a Golconda.   It  was Standard Oil and the'steel'trust  combined.    After an almost sleepless  night and a bile of breakfast he was  ou his way, and by 10 o'clock in tho  forenoon he had reached Turtle Villa.  The place was a  mile from the railroad station.   It was a poor old frame  house which had'never been  painted  nnd never quite finished.   The orchnrd  consisted of two dead apple trees and  one cherry tree which was trying to  live for spite.   The lawn was a mass  of burdocks and weeds.  The lake could bo seen from the  front gate. It was a pond off at>one  side and at the foot of the hill. It was  half.an acre in extent and at least two  feet deep, and on a log sat a solitary  bullfrog with closed eyes and a resigned air.  "Ah, I hardly expected you today,"  said the owner of the place as he came  out and shook hands.  "No? I thought I would come and  push things along. You call this house  a villa, do you?"  "Well, it will be when It's finished  There will be four towers to it."  "Urn!   And this is the orchard?"  "Tes, sir.    We had nearly a bushel  of cherries off that, tree last summer."  "And this is the lawn?"  "It is."  "Urn!   And down there is the lake?"  "Yes, sir-Lake Crystal.   From that  lake you arc to draw your riches."  Mr. Bowser stood and took a long  look around, and tho longer he looked  the madder he got. He finally turned  to the map and said:  "Sir. you are an infernal liar and  swindler, and I can lick you in two  minutes by the clock!"  Then   ho  turned  away  and   walked  down the path and down tho highway  and   took  the  train   for  homo.    Mrs.  Bowser and the cat were on the front  steps to greet him, and as he ascended the steps, he was asked:  "Well, what about Turtle Villa?"  "No   remarks,   woman!"   he  replied,  with  a   glare.    "You  can   pack  your  trunks and be ready to start for your  mother's   at   C   o'clock   this   evening.  You have made a fool of mo for thp  last time on this earth."      M. QUAD.  THE BOY WHO  DIDN'T.  And   Now   He   Probably   Regrets   Hi*  Little Plan.  "Please,  sir,"   said   the  oflice  boy,  "may I get away this afternoon?"  "What's wrong?" asked the great  financier. "Is your grandmother dead?"  Little Willie had been taught that  honesty was always the best policy.  He was a good boy. He never sneaked  stamps from his employer, aud ho never threw the pretty typewriter into  tits by whispering to her that he had  Just seen a mouse scoot under her  desk. Being a truthful boy, little  Willie replied: *  "No, sir. I ain't got no grandmother. But the club that's in first place  is going to play hero today, and I'd  like to see the game."  Tho old' gentleman stared at him  helplessly for a moment and then drew  from his pocket $2, which he handed  to the boy.  Ah, reader, you have already*guessed  that the great man felt in duty bound  to encourage such frankness���������but wait.  "Here," said Henry Ilardrocks,  "here's your week's wages. Don't come  back any more. A boy that can't get  up even a poor excuse on such au occasion as the present one would never  amount to anything In this business."  Thus do we learn that In being Its  own reward virtue continues to have  few competitors. ��������� Chicago Record-'  Herald.  AFTER DOCTORS FAILED.  Dr. Williams' rink Pills Restore a  Despopdent fnffeier to Health.  OCEAN AN ENORMOUS POOL  ALICE STEEL, rMlrtUESS.  Story of Little English Orphan Reads  Like a  Fairy  Tale.  Strange as it may seem, it is all  really true. Little Alice.Steel, the  orphan daughter of u bricklayer, has  become the adopted daughter of the  Princess of Wales, the future Queen  of England. Her story sounds like a  fairy tale.  Hor father wns killed at his work  nine years ago, when Alice was a tot  of five. Two years later the terrible  ig.it against overmastering poverty  killed the mother. The children were  sent   to   charitable   institutions  and  _  Although it is now    some    years  since I found it necessary to take medicine  of  any  kind,   I  attribute my  present good  health  entirely  to  Dr.  Williams'  Pink  Pills."    Thus  write.*  f- Wm. M. Ferguson, St. John West,  jN.B.  Mr.  Ferguson continues:���������"For  years I was a sufferer* from chronic  bronchitis and general debility. I had  always  been delicate  but as  I grew  older* I seeemed to grow weaker, and  at the  approach  of autumn  I  com-  mensod to cough and had to remain  in the house all  winter.      With tho  coming  of   summer  I  always   got   a  little better, only to be laid low' again  when the fine weather was over. During my last and most severe attack  my   cough   became  more   distressing  and   I raised    considerable   phlegm,  while at night r would be bathed in  a cold, clammy sweat.    The doctor's  medicine relieved my cough  a little  during the  day  time,  but there was  no  other improvement as  I had  no  appetite, the night sweats continued  and I was growing weaker.   I changed  doctors  three  different limes  but  with no improvement.   Then'I began  to take cod liver oil, but my stomach  had grown so weak that it refused to  retain it.   It was at this time when 1  was trying to reconcile myself to my  fate  that a  pamphlet  relating  cures  wrought by Dr. Williams' Pink Pills  was  left at  my door.   'Although  my '  friends thought me in a decline, and  although I was feeling hopeless myself, I decided to try the Pills. After  using  several   boxes,   though   I   still  continued to cough, I felt better in  other respects, and my appetite wns  gradually returning.    I was not only  surprised,   but   pleased   to   find   this  improvement, and I.gladly continued  their use.    By the time I had taken  ten  boxes the night sweats and  the  cough  had entirely disappeared,  and  I wns feeling quite vigorous.    I took  two more boxes,  and felt that there  was   no  necessity    to  continue    the  treatment as I was in  better health  than I had ever been before.    When  I completed the twelfth box I weighed  Alice brojgM up ���������t ,,,c Prince M.���������   m^if ������������������d   o���������,'thi   I h,VEK  London.  There i3 a system at the Princess  Alary Home by which some very  grand lady who patronizes the institution agrees lo take a special inter-  some years since my cure was effected, and I have not had a cough in  any season since, and have always  enjoyed the' best of health. I believe,  therefore, that it is entirely due to the  ��������� ,  -      - ,   -- -r  ...~.-   agency   of   Dr. Williams' Pink Pills  est in each one of the inmates.   The   that I am alive and well today   and  ?"0h.08,l^ !!'*h?rlan.d. *or, example, 'i trust that others will benefit by my  The Barber Knows.  "Well, I wonder who's going to win  the baseball championship?"  "I won't know for an hour^or so."  "What?   How can you know then?"  "I'm going down to get a shave and  a  hair cut  now."���������Catholic  Standard  and Times.  rhoebc���������I had au awful time when I  refused him.  Eleanor���������How do you mean?  rhoebc���������Why, he took it in earnest,  and I had to explain that I didn't  mean it.  has a little girl to whom she writes,  and her future will be cared for. But  most of the exalted ladies take but  perfunctory interest in their little  charges beyond sending a small gift  once in so often.  Not so with the Princess of Wales.  She visited the home, at Addlestone so  often that she was asked if she would  ���������ike a child as a protegee.  'Why, certainly," said the princess.*  A child was recommended to her by  the matron, but the princess said she  preferred to choose for herself. So  she looked them all over, and singled  out Alice Steel, then ten vears old,  whoso chief recommendation was that  she was eternally getting into mischief.  ��������� Her-choice was signalized by the  princess calling the child to come  with her for a motor ride in the royal  car All this was contrary' to the  rules, but what are rules to a princess  .and. future_Quoon?-Alioo-wont.- Sho.  wasn't told who her now found friend  was, and she chatted alone ns gayly  as you please, though perhaps had  sho known h'er hostess was to be  Queen some day she would have been  tongue-tied with fright.  "I want to b2 an actress," she confided to the princess, "like the one  who sang to us the other dav."  But Alice couldn't ba kept'in ignorance all the time. One dav there arrived at the home a footman in Unroyal livery.' Ho bore a parcel and il  was addressed "Miss Alice Steel." Its  coming was a treat event, for few  remember the little orph.ins. When  it was opened it "was found to contain a book of fai.-v tales with the  inscription on the fly-leaf, "To Alice  Steel, from Victoria Man-, Princess oi  Wales." Then Alice knew who her  frrend  was  When the princess w.is in India she  remembered Alice and brought her  many curious eastern tovs. On her  return she took hor own little daughter, thc_Princess Mary, to visit Alice  Steel. In a fairy book they would  nave become friends at once, but they  hardly spoke a word to each otheT  and Alice afforward informed her fellow orphans that she didn't fancy the  little princess very mncfi.  personal experience.  You can get these pills from your  mecucine   dealer   or   by   mail   at   50  cents a box or six boxes for $2.50 from  The  Dr.    Williams'  Medicine    Co.,  Brockville,  Ont.  Winds and Currents Keep  It Moving'  Round and Round.  The discoveries  of modern science  have  revealed  monsters of the deep  as terrific as any that ancient fancy  created and have shown that occaris  aro not more wastes of water, but the'  homos  of   an' astounding   variety   of  living things._   More than this, it has  been discovered that the seas themselves have each a sort of law of existence which they obey.   The hydro-  graphic office at Washington has ,for  years been trying to learn somothing  of the characteristics of the Atlantic'  ocean   as   a   groat   moving   body   of  pater by means of bottles containing  papers,   which    have   been   dropped  overboard    from    vessels  ��������� in    many  places  to drift at the mercy of the  winds and waves. ' -   -  Many of these bottles have been  found and picked up again either in  the open sea or on shores where they  had stranded.'  Knowing from its records where  the bottles had been thrown overboard, the bureau has been able to  trace in a general way the path they  must have followed in order to reach  tho places where they were found.  ��������� Being partially filled with air and  then securely corked, the bottles float  on the' surface of the water and go  wherever the winds and the currents  of the sea carry them. Each bottle  contains a record of the place and,  date of its starting. Some of those  found have floated for many months  on the bosom of the Atlantic and  traveled thousands of miles.  It has been' ascertained that bottles dropped overboard between tho  shores of the United States and England or Franco generally travel toward the northeast, following the  course of that, great rivc.r in tho ocean  called the gulf stream. Bottles smarted off the coasts of Spain or Africa  travel westward until they -arrive  among the West India islands. Along'  the European side of the ocean, the  bottles take a southerly course and  along the American side a northerly  course.  Thus as a result of winds and cui-  ronts tho whole Atlantic is shown to.  be slowly circulating, around and  around, like an enormous pool. This  accounts for the stories that were  current in Europe hundreds of years  ago of strange objects of human manufacture having floated: from the new  to the old world, thus giving a clew  to the existence of undiscovered lands  across the f,ea.  OUR AGENT IS NOW TOURING THE  WESTERN   PROVINCES  DM-rt^^CJBW^Oigto-J?^  gjjrtejffiJKWJT'^'*''  When you feel any temptations  cornin along," said the friend and  adviser, "you mus' say 'Get thee behind me, Satan'." .  "Da's what I done said," answered  Mr. Erastus Pincklev, "an' den I  ninginesl hyuhs Satan'answer me  back,. Dat's all right. We's both  gwincde same way, an' it don't'make  no cliff unco to me nohow which leads  de puhcession'."���������Washington Star.'  Revive the Jaded Condition.���������When  energy flags and the cares of business  become irksome; when the whole' system is out of sorts ancl there'is genera .depression, try Parmelee's Vcge-  i-aWe-rnis:���������Tiiuy-wiH-reguiate"fiioi  act 1011 of a deranged stomach and a  disordered liver, and make you feel  like a new man. No one need suffer  a day from debilitated digestion wh i-i  so .simple-nnd effective a pill can be  got at any drug-store.  A Rare  Nobleman.  The American father of the heiress  greeted the count who" was'a suitor  for her hand with dignified frigidity;  "Sare," said the count, "your  daughter has done me ze honnaire of  consenting to be my wife. I am called to complete ze negotiations." '  t "All right," wearily said the father.  "How much' of a cash settlement do  you expect?"  "Nossing, sare."  "What! How much will I have to  pay for your racecourse debts?"  "Nossing, sare; I do not gamble."  "How much will I have to put up  to- settle breach of promise cases  brought by chorus-girls?"  "Nossing, sare; I do not flirt."  . "How much will J have to pay to  rebuild your castle?"  "Nossing, sare; it is in fine "repair."  "But there must be some expense  '-������������������ Out-nHli-Hr1*  f$UiX-S'SMTMMN  AFTER RECEIPT OF ORDEBL  ���������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 equip-  ment and organisation  in  the Tailoring World.   We have  specialised in the art of fitting clients residing over-seas, and,  moreover, 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 rnerit 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 don't  approve, return the goods, and we will refund your money.  SUITS and OVERCOATS to measure  from $Sd4 to $20,  The World's  Measure Tailors,  (DePt.G 81), 60/62 CITY ROADrLONDON, ENGLAND.  Addresses for Patterns:  For Toronto and East Canada:  CURZON BROS., do MIGHT DIRECTORIES, LTD., (Dept. G81)  74-76. Church   Street, TORONTO, ONTARIO.  For Winnipeg and the West:  CURZON  BROS.,  do  HENDERSON    BROS.,    (Dept.   G  81)   -  279 Garry"Street,  WINNIPEG.  Below we tabulate the various towns that A\r. Greene  will visit on his tour, together with approximate '  dates of his arrival in each town:  X  Ostend���������Pa, what kind of ships are  courtships?  Pa���������Soft ships, my son.  Ostend���������And what kind of ships  sail the sea of matrimony?  Pa���������Hardships, my soil.��������� Chicago  r<ews.  Ten cents' worth of Wilson Fly Pads  will kill more house flies than tnree  hundred sheets of sticky paper.  "Do you play any instrument, Mr.  Jimps?"  "Yes, I'm a cornetist."  "And your sister?"  "She's a pianist."  "Docs your mother play?"  "She's a zitherist."  "AmX your father?"  "He's   a   pessimist."���������Detroit   Tribune.  Presence of Mind.  Wife (drarnatically)-Just think!  The  Robinsons will lie here In twenty minutes, and the coolc has spoiled the din  ner.  Husband-Don't worry! We'll make  'cm drink four or Ave of your ready  made cocktails, and they will never  know the difference.���������New l'ork Life.  Such Ignorance!  Mike (looking up from paper)-Oisay,  Pat, pbwafs a vampire?  Pat���������Faith, an' It's mesilf thot do be  ashamed av your Ignorance. A vampire, me boy. Is th' felly thot gives th'  borne team th' short end av it, b'gorry!  -St. Louis Post-Dispatch.  Chance For the Motorists.  Pearl-lielle boasts that she has air  'automobile heart."  Ihiby-Gracious! what kind of a  ueart is an "automobile heart.?"  Pearl-Why, any young man can  have It who owns an autoraobile.-Chl-  ���������;ago News.  Biff.       .   .  "Yes," remarked the race horse, "all  my achievements have been duo simply to putting my best foot forward."  "Yes?" replied the mule. "Now, I find  that I accomplish most by putting my  Lest foot backward."-Philadelphia  Press.  Summer Barnstormers.  "What's them thai- actor folks doing  prowling around in tlie hot sun?" asked the postmaster of Paeon Ridge.  "They say they want to get (he lay  of the town." said the village cutnp.  "Waal, they needn't to be In any  hurry about that. They'll get the lay  of the town and the country both tonight. The boys are out buying up  every egg within four miles."���������Detroit  Tribune.  Gloomy Outlook.  "What aro you worried about, Ras-  tus?"  "I's worried 'bout rain, dat's whiit  Ps worried 'bout, an' I reckons I's  gwluter keep worried nil summer."  "Cut It Is almost sure to rain before  long."  "Ycssuh. But when It do It's almos'  sure to bo too much or not enough."-  Washington Star.   Modest Precaution.  "Why do you Insist on so much red  tape In your department?"  "Because,"    answered    the    otflclal.  "we're only human ancl liable to make  mistakes, and we want to  as  It is in Demand.���������So groat is the  demand for Dr. Thomas' Kclectric Oil  that a large factory is kept continually busy making and bottling it.  To be in demand shows popular appreciation of this preparation, which  stands at the head of proprietary  compounds as the leading-Oil in the  market and it is generally admitted  that it is deserving of the lead.   ���������  First Shining. Light in the Colored  Church���������Ah don't believe in    callin'  dis heah society de Ladies' Auxiliary  Dat's imitatin' do white folks. ���������  Second Shining Light���������Den-wot will  we  call   it?  First Shining Light-Well, wot's de  niattah wid callin' it do 'Colored  Supplement' ?���������Judge.  Wilson's  Fly  Pads  kill them  all.  'Tt 'pears tew me," remarked the  rural philosopher, "Hint law air a  henn sight like a colt."  "How's that?" queried the hired  man.  "Somebodv has tew break it before  yew kin tell whether it's enny good  or not," cxnlainccl the old granger.  ���������Chicago News.  "No, sare, nossing; I simply love  your daughter and she loves me, and  we wish to be married. Is not zat  enough? Is it not enough to ask you  to give me your daughter wizzout  your expecting to-1���������"  "Come to my arms!" exclaimed  the American father, and tried to fall  upon the neck of the delightful count.  But he awoke on the floor, having  tumbled from the bed as a finish to  his amazing dream.  Vocal Vases.  The ancient Peruvians" must have  understood something of the laws of  atmospheric pressure, else how_ could  they, have constructed some of the  very curious jars and vases they left  behind them? One of these pieces  of- pottery was ornamented with the  figures of two monkeys, and when  water was poured into or out of the  vessel sounds like the screeching of  monkeys were heard. Another similar vessel had the figure of a bird,  which uttered appropriate' notes;  another was ornamented with a cat  which mewed, and another - with  snakes which hissed. A most ingenious water jar bore the form, of an  aged woman, upon whose checks  tears were seen to trickle, while sobs  were heard, when water was poured  from the jar.  -camontonrThe" Alberta""..   ��������� Sept. 28tN  Battleford,    Windsor Hotel    ; Qct-   5tn  Prince  Albert,  Queen's  Hotel   ..   .. Oct.   8th  Saskatoon,   Iroquois   Hotel  -. Qct. 12th  Brandon, "The Empire" 0ct. 15th  Regina,  "The Clayton," , 0ct. 22nd  Portage la Prairie, The Leland Oct. 29th  Winnipeg ." Nov.   2nd  LOOK OUT FOR DEFINITE DATES  Please mention this {>aptr.  No!    Thank You I  The fair bather was in tho greatest  danger when the heroic rescuer seized  her by the hair. It came off. Pufls  and coils ancl waves if strewed the  shuddering sea.  For a moment the rescuer was  dazed.  Then he grasped the tiny knob of  real hair that remained on the lady's  head and drew her into shallow water.  Did she thank him for saving her  life?  She didn't.   '  Minard's  Liniment Cures  Burns, etc  George���������Gertie has dr-cided to mar-  .takes, ancl we wan, to put ,n, oir oTn^ffiSffig ������t������ ofhf S"C  long as possible."-Washington Star.      Kthel-About how much?- L.  Satisfied With Her Work.  It was noticed that the woman  devoted many mqre hours to mirror  gazing than formerly. "I can't tell,"  she said, with dreamy satisfaction,  "how many times I have caught  people, especially women, snapshotting me recently."  "I shouldn't dp-so puffed up about  it if I were you," said the brute of |  a man. "It wisn't your good looks '  that attracted thern. They were taking pictures of -your dresses, so they  could copy the best points in their  own clothes."  "In that case," said the woman  after a moment's visible disappointment, "I feci more highly compli- I.  mentcd than if they had" photographed mo. Nature is responsible for me.  but I designed my clothes myself."   I  Only the uninformed endure the agony of corns. The knowing ones apply  Holloway's Corn Cure and get relief.  Wjllie���������Papa, what Is a cioso call?  Father���������A close call, my son, is thfi  kind of call your sister's sweetheart  makes  when  they  sit  in  tho  parlor  with  the light out.- Boston   Trans- taken to be."-Philadelphi"a Saturday  ���������"P1- I Post  .Financial Advice by Parable.  A friend of long standing, who had  heard rumors of coming financial disaster, went to a leading New York  financier early last summer, ancl asked about the situation.  "What is it that you want to  know?"  queried the  banker.  "Why, I hear stories on every side  of( depression that is sure to come,  and I have some investments in mind.  I want to know what you think about  putting out money for investment.",  "Do you read the Bible?" enquired  the financier.  "Sometimes."  "Well, do you remember about the  man who went out and buried his  treasure in the ground?"  "I do."  "Let me tell you, then, that he  wasn't  such  a  fool  ns  ho  has  been  ALWAYS,  EVERYWHERE    IN    CANADA,  ASK   FOR  m.  ondon  Actors and Audiences.  Courtney-Just now society has two  ibsorblng diversions.  Stickney-Whiit are they?  Courtney-Playing golf and making  lun of people who piny golf.���������Detroit  Free Press.  Justly. Indignant.  "You say she hit tes their family physician?"  "Yes; she thought she wns pining  away from a broken heart, nnd tlio  doctor diagnosed her case ns Indigestion and cured hor."-lloiistoii Post.  Not Dangerous.  Pat-1 hear yet- wolfe is sick, Molke.  Mlke-Sho Is thot.  Pat-h! It dangerous she Is?  Mlke-Dlvll n bit. She's too weak to  is dangerous any mors! - Brooklyn  Ufo.  Let  Him Try.  "I fear no foe in shining armor,"  sang the man nt n concert.  "Don't you. old chap?" grumbled the  bachelor In the front row. "Then you  try to open n surd Ine box with a pock-  otkuJrV-Peniiy Illustrated.  No Genius.  "Ho Is very clever, Inn evidently far  from a real genius,"  j    "Winn iniikcs you think so?"  "Why.  he  is  fairly ptmctunl  about  fkcopli:������  his  appointments."-Knnsns  City Times. -   .  Ancient High Buildings.  In the Rome of the Caesars trouble  was experienced with high buildings.  A law was passed restricting the  height of fronts to sixty feet. In  order to evade it builders adopted  tho practice of carrying up tho rear  portion seveial stories more. Other  laws bearing on the heights of buildings were passed in olden times.  There was a tendency to diminish  tho height of stories as the buildings  increased in size, and a height of  130 feet was probably attained. It  is believed that the ceilings wore so  low that a man could not stand upright in the rooms. *  Eddys  Matches  have  hailed from   Hull   since   1851���������and  /ears of Constant    Betterment have   resulted    in    Eddy's  reaching   a-Height  of   Perfection'attained by No Others.  Sold Nand   used   everywhere   in  Canada.  S&9SBBBE&39BBBBKS  these' 57  Matches  "How often you seo artists of real  merit struggling for a livelihood."  "It's mostly their own fault,",ans-  wered Mr. Curnrox. "I'd be willin 'o  give some of 'em a chance, but the  crouble with a real artist is that he  insists on painting pictures that don't  advertise anybody except himself."���������  Washington Star.  U.  No.   708.  Send tor Surgeon,  Stockton, Man.���������Geo, Rule was taken suddenly ill and a consultation of  physicians in attonclanco decided an  imniodiato oporation was necessary.  ������Dr. Burnliam, of Winnipeg, was sent  for.  M LTf ^^/horotighly en oy your vacation  (if    do"'fc for-?et t0 ^ke along a supply of TRKPIIIT  -The Dainty Shredded Wheat Wafer'H,SCU,T  Nutritious and appetizing.    Try it with butter  cheese or fruits. ""i.  1055  ALWAYS READY TO SERVE-Sold by All Qrocoro.  M ���������"���������^.v1"  "i I,'...',' (���������  Iu  THE    LEDGE,    GREENWOOD,    BRITISH    COLUMBIA.  [A  SECRET  SKIN TROUBLES  OPH���������P������������n B��������������� Port of your bod*/ a. sore,  or eruption, or eozououa patch, whloh hli den  and hours of pain and Inconvenience}  7in,Bn',?i?").t������>'ir'ii*look tWscomfort ngfact-that  aam-Buk 1b daily curing just biicIi chronln  ttirintfi 0Or������,B.T ringworm and eorcs duo to  faS?���������??i??ini. Wrlto. Zwn-Buk Ca, Toronto"  torfroe trial box, Bonding lo. rtiimp. All Btoraa  and druggists soil at 50 oonte a box.  A CURE FOR  FRECKLES.  Men Should Brush Their Kair More.  "Very' few men brush their hair  enough," said a downtown barber.  "Fact. Most ills of the scalp carl be,  traced to that fault. You see it's this  way.   A man is generally in a' hurry  '   "when he dresses and he never takes  time    to " brush    his ��������� Inir, . simply  smoothes it down, generally only with  , a comb, and, as a rcsu.lt/-dandruff is  allowed to accumulate and trouble he-  gins.   Now, with a woman it's differ-  ..cnt.   A woman has to carefully brush  her hair at least once a clay.   If she  didn't it would be a pretty mess; its  very length saves her, for in brusn-  ing it each day, she gets out all sorts  of impurities, dandruff and the like,  all  of  which  is  for  her  own .good.  Now,  that  is  the.reason  why  fewer  women suffer from dandruff than the  unfortunate members of the opposite  sex,   and it is  also  the reason  why  tho hair is a woman's crowning glory,  even if she is fair, fat and forty.    So  brush  your hair every morning thoroughly, if you want to keep in the  swim.      You're right.  ' Next,  sir:���������  . Philadelphia Record.   ���������  Hope for the Chronic Dyspeptic-  Through lack of consideration of the  body's needs many persons allow disorders of the digestive apparatus -to  endure until 'they become . chronic,  filling days and nights with suffering.  To these a course of Parmelee's Vegetable Pills is recommended as a sure  and speedy way to regain health.  Ihese pills .are specially compounded  to combat dyspepsia and the many  ills that follow in its train, and they  ' are successful always.  Formula  For a  Lotion  and  Cream to  Remove Them.  The woman who freckles easily and  dreads   the   summer   time   Is   to   be  pitied.  Tan and sunburn are unsightly und  painful, but after awhile they disappear. But not so with freckles. They  will remain through the winter months  unless something Is done to remove  them. This, as all know from experi-  . ence, Is' much easier said than done,  j They are as stubborn to remove as  a willful child when It Is necessary to  make.him obey.  The following formula.is said to be  pne of'the best to remove them; Lactic acid, four ounces; glycerin, two  ounces; rosewater, one ounce.  Apply this lotion to the face several  times during the day. Put a small portion in a dish and dip a soft linen rag  Into It and apply.  All skins will not stand the same  treatment, and .while some may -use  this lotion or other face-lotions with  no ill effect, others may suffer from a  burning sensation of the skin.  To prevent, this burning it will be  better to massage the face after using  the lollon with this elder flower cream:  Almond oil, three ounces; white wax,  Ave drams; spermaceti, five drams;  lanolin, one ounce; witch hazel, one  ounce; elder flower water, three ounces;  oil of bitter almonds, one dram. '  Massage the skin with this every  night nnd one will bo well'repaid for  the little trouble. The skin will'become soft and supple and a dainty  white. If the skin is inclined to be  rough nnd dry, It will be beneficial.  This cream is not only good to use  after the freckle lotion, but on any  3ry, ugly skin. Jt will take away the  roughness and give the skin a delicate  appearance.  What a Collision Means to the  Man at the Throttle.  WHICH   WAY?  Protect  or   Plant  PLIGHT   OF   THE   ENGINEER.  Tho Chances He'Has to Take and His  Fate Should He Become Crippled In  a Smashup���������There Are Some Things  Worse Than Physical Pain.  FOR THE HOUSEKEEPER.  What are you sealing up in that  envelope so carefully, Crawshay?"  "Important instructions that I forgot to give my wife before I came to  town   this   morning.   I  am  going   to  send it up home."  "Will your wife open it at once?''  Rather. I have made sure of that. '  v* "Plow?",  - "Our la'dy typist will address it to  me,  and put a big 'Private' on thp  corner of the envelope."���������Tit-Bits  Take no substitutes for Wilson'3  Fly Pads. No other fly killer'compares with- them.  "To what do you attribute your  success?" .  "To taking people at their word/'  answered the Polonius with tho chin  whiskers. "Take a man at his word  nowadays and it surprises him so  that he never fails to live up to it."  ���������Kansas City Journal.  Minard's Liniment for sale everywhere  "I'll take your damage case," said  tlie   lawyer,   helping  to  his  feet  the  m?m.,,ust lnt hy nn automobile.  I hank you " replied the victim,  r m not much hurt, but I recognized that measley chauffeur. He may  have a case for you later."���������Philndei-  phia Ledger.  HOW'S THIS?  We offer One Hundred Dollars reward for any case of Catarrh that can  not be cured by Hall's Catarrh Cure  F. J   Cheney & Co., Toledo, 0.  We, the undersigned, have known  F J. Cheney for the last 15 years, and  believe him perfectly honorarle in all  business transactions, and financialh  able to carry out any obligations made  by his firm.  Walding, Kinnan & Marvin,  Wholesale Druggists, Toledo, 0  Hall s Catarrh Cure is taken intern  ally, acting directly upon the blood  and mucous surfaces of the svstem  Testimonials sent free. Price, 75c per  bottle:   Sold by all Druggists.  Take Hall's Family Pills for constipation.  The outside of a trunk Is not the only,  part that gels battered and unsightly,  although there are no "interior" baggage smashers. When the hinges and  lining become torn and soiled they  may be replaced at home. Strong tape,  securely fastened with tacks, makes'  excellent" inside hinges. Body and lid  may be lined with moire will paper,  the. edges neatly -finished with passe  par-tout binding. The paper should be  put on with good wall paper paste and'  allowed to dry before the. trunk is  used.  Tlie one kind of polish is not always  satisfactory with different kinds of  woods, and for dark woods, especially  rosewood and .nkhoganj', a special  preparalion should be .tried. .Melt together gradually in a' double saucepan  two ounces of yellow wax. one ounce  of nlkanet root and half a pint of  boiled linseed oil. Strain and when  coo! mix wilb It a-gill of turpentine  and one of vinegar.  Tansy is an effective old fashioned  whitonor for clothes. Place the.green  leaves in a thin bag and steep for a  time In boiling water to which chopped  soap has been added. Remove the  tansy   from   tho  boiler before adding  tho clollips.     rince-.tho  c-lothco-ln   tho  boiling water, cover ancl leave to  steam, but not boil, for a full half  hour. Wash in a second suds, rinse  thoroughly and hang while rather wet  The lingerie blouses when they have  served their original purpose can be  rut clown to form corset covers, their  embroidery or lar-e trimmings making  them more than usually decorative.  IN IHE KITCHEN.  I ve got the finest gardens in this  part of the country," boasted the newly-made millionaire. "Right in the  centre of them is the most expensive  sun dial in the world."  "A sun dial is all right during the  day,' remarked a listener. "It is  useless at night."  "Mine isn't." retorted the millionaire proudly, "I've got mine surrounded  with   electric  lights."���������BoKemian.  Minard's Liryment Cures Dandruff  "Tired of henring my 'sugary  words.' are you, Pulsatilla Corkinsl'"  howled the indignant Orlando. "Perhaps you will bo kind enough to tell  me. Miss Corkins, what a sugary  word is? What is it made of?"  "It Nis made. Mr. Spoonamoro,"  answered the fair Pulsatilla, "of vcr-  bum sap."  Without another word of any description Orlando Spoonamoro grabbed  his hat and groped his way out into  the darksome night. The blow had  crushed him.���������Chicago Tribune.  To Strengthen  Nerve force like electricity i3 hard  to explain.  One thing is certain.    Nerve forco  can only  be created from  rich,  red  bltfod.  .     Make the blood right and you oure  diseases of the nerves such as headache,  indigestion,  sleeplessness,  irritability,  weakness  of the  bodily  organs,  prostration  and  partial  paralysis. ���������  This is the only way actual euro  can possibly bo brought about and because Dr. A. W. Chase's Nerve Food  is a great blood  builder    it accomplishes wondorful results in the oure  of diseases of tho nerves.  Mrs. Robert Darrah, Chipman,  Queen's Co., N. B., writes:-"My  daughter suffered from nervousness  and general debility, brought on bv  F\ppt-    Whe,?, tho doctors Mlcd to  help her Dr. Chase's Nervo Food built  ���������������"P wond<>riirily and cured hor."  Portrait and signature of Dr. A  W  Sunshine Cake.-For sunshine  cake  sift the flour and sugar the same as  for angel cake, only lessening the flour  to three-fourths of a cup.   Add a pinch  of salt  to the  whites of seven  eggs  and beat until stiff nnd dryT   Beat the  yolks of five eggs until lemon colored  and thick, add the sugar and flour to  the yolks, stir Iu lightly the white of  .the eggs and   half a  teaspoonful  of  cream of tartar, flavor with orange extract and bake the same as angel cake.  Frost with yellow icing, flavored with  orange, and decorate with bits of candied orange peel and leaves cut from  angellc-a.  Lemon Ginger Beer.���������This beverage  should be made a couple of days before using.   Pour two gallons cold water over a   half dozen   lemons sliced  thin, ndd a  pound and a  half sugar  and a scant ounce ginger root    Let  this come to a boil, then odd a table-  spoonful cream of tartar,   strain and  set In a cool place!    When nearly cold  add a yeast cake dissolved in*a little  lukewarm water, stir thoroughly, then  set In a cold place overnight    In the  morning mix well and bottle, corking  air tight, and lay the bottles on their  sides In a cool place.    A small bottle  of Jamaica ginger extract may be used  In  place of the whole ginger If preferred.  Lemonade.���������For every quart of lemonade   desired   allow   three   lemou^.  Scrub the lemons thoroughly, as their  rough  skins  hold   many  particles  of  dust and grime.   Clip off the thin outer  skins of part of the lemons nnd steep  for a few minutes In a  little water.  Cut two thin slices from the center of  each of the remaining lemons nnd lay  one  side.    Press  the  Juice  rrom  the  lemons, using n corrugated glass or a  lemon squeezer.   Add enough sugar to  the Juice to make ns swppt as desired,  (hen  pour on   the  proper  amount of  boiling    water,    together    with    the  strained  water from  the chipped yellow peel.    Let stand until cold and If  uot   ready  to  use  put   In  the  Icebox  until needed    Serve n couple of slices  of  lemon  In each  glass and  a  little  chipped Ice If you are assured of Ite '  purity  "I just dropped in to tell -you that  the coroner's jury has exonerated y6u  from all blame for the wreck. They  are going to 'hold the block tower  man."  The old engineer turned his pain  drawn face toward me. A white capped nurse'gently brushed back the  wild hairs' from his forehead.  "Thank you, miss," he said/"and you,  too, sir,.for the good news. I knew  they- couldn't blame It on me, because  it was white at Mentor,. Poor Denny,  he'd tell you bo, too, If ho was alive.  'All' white!' he shouted when we came  round the curve, and I gave him the  answer, 'All white!' and pulled her  wide open. Then we struck the empties on the siding, and-well, you know  the rest." He wiped a trembling hand  across his eyes as if'trying to blot out  some horrible, vision.  His eyes began to sparkle, and a bit  of color flashed Into his pale cheeks.  "I suppose you fellows think I opened  her up and wont into those boxes just  for fun." ' A smile flitted over his lips,  and then he jjrew serious. "Say, did It  ever come to your mind that an engineer might be as anxious about his  own life as he Is about the lives of  those who are riding behind hlra? My  wife and little one���������don't you suppose  my life counts for something with  them?  "Did you ever stop to think what a  collision like that at Mentor means to  the engineer?  Just try to figure yourself  in  his  place.    lie  rides in  four  square feet of cab, room, surrounded  by a mass of levers, rods and the like.  Ahead of him Is about, three miles of  boiler pipe, carrying ������00   pounds   of  steam pressure aud enough hot water  to cook the moat off his  bones In a  jiffy.    Clattering at his back Is 6,000  gallons of water and 20,000 pounds of  coal.    Dnder   him   is   200,000   pounds  of    engine,    and     behind    there    Is  GOO.OOO' pounds of train.   Altogether he  Is'  running   along   ahead   of   800,000  pounds of steel, hardwood   and   brass  held to an eighty pound rail by three-  quarters of an inch of wheel flange.  "Why, when one of those big Russian battleships fired a broadside at  the Japanese the whole thing  amounted only to 24,000 pounds, so the  papers" say. 'And that 24,000 pounds  traveling eight miles a minute would  strike a Japanese ship eight miles  away with an Impact only one-tenth  of the force we hit the "empties at  Mentor.  "Of course I was the engineer and  they depended on me. There is always a'lot of fine talk about engineers  liavluj;   ILie   Uvea   of-'bevprul    buudn-d  passengers in their hands. That's all  very true, but you don't want to overlook- the fact that the' engineer's life  Is right there along with the others.  Wo all take chances, the train crew  as well as tbe passengers, only our  chances are slimmer. I had one  ch'auce in 500 of being killed, or one in  twmty-five of getting right where I  am now, but a passenger on the train  had one chance in about 3,000,000 of  being killed and one in 130.000 of  being hurt.  "I see that a lot of people were killed  and a  whole lot more hurt    I don't  want to be a grumbler, but It app'ears  to me that you  fellows have -kinder  overlooked the fact that both of my  legs are gone'    Of course that might  not  mean   much  to you,  but  if you  realized, as I do, that for tbe rest of  my life it Is going to be my job to  hobble out Into  the  middle of some  country road nnd wave a white flag as  every train goes by���������if you could realize what that means to an engineer-  to hear the mocking toot of the whistle ns she comes up to the crossing and  to see the sympathetic salute of the  engineer and fireman as they go flying  by���������I tell you, my boy, tliere are some  things worse than physical pain."  Ilia eyes filled with tears. Tbe nurse  geutly wiped them away and softly  stroked back the hair.  "I wouldn't talk any more now," she  Bald.  "All right, miss," he replied, putting  out his hand to me. "I always obey  orders."-B. R. WInslow In New York  Tribune,  Existing   Forests  New    Ones?  "If you draw the attention of the  'man  in  the   street'  to  our   rapidly  diminishing   supplies   of   timber   he  will  in  nine   coses' out of  ten  say,  'Yes, that's so.   Why the government  ought to  go  to' work  and  plant up  the open spots.'   Lot us examine the  practicability of such a scheme.   With   bwubs   ui , w  a large and well equipped nursery for [ Englishman    uuoresses   a   j  the growing of forest seedlings,  and    "Parkinton,  Hants,"  as  we  with.labor at $2.00 a day, it is pos-   a letter to "Columbus, O.,"  srble to reduce the cost of planting  FACTS ABOUT COUNTIES.  five feet apart each wav, to between  $7.00 and   $8 00 per acre.    For sake  of argument let us assume that it can  be done for $5.00 an acre,'*-or $3,200  per- square   mile.    At  this   rate   the  planting of a township only six miles  square would require the enormous expenditure  of  $115,200.    The  'man in  the street' will do some pretty hard  thinking before he will consent to pay  his share of the cost of such an undertaking,   yet  he   will   read   in  his  morning paper that thirty, townships  or more than a thousand square miles  of woodlands in    Northern    Alberta.  Saskatchewan or Manitoba have been  destroyed  by fire,   and  scarcely  give  the matter a passing thought.  ��������� "Would it not be very much more  to the purpose to take time by the  forelock and use the money required  to plant up 'a single township for the  maintenance of an efficient fire ranging  system, similar to the one already established in  Ontario? ��������� To my mind  the   problem   pressing   hardest  upon  the Dominion Forestry Service for solution is the protection of the western  woodlands from  fire.    The new railway  being  built through  them  and  the -settlement that will  quickly  follow, will be a constant source of danger, but if fire rangers who feel the  the   responsibility   of   their   positions  and  possess  the necessary diligence,  firmness  and  tact  to faithfully  perform their duties and secure the cooperation of the settlers and the railway companies, can be found and re-'  tamed 'in  the  service,   a  great deal  may be done to save invaluable forest areas from ruthless destruction."  ���������A. H. D. Ross, M.A., M.F., at 190-'  meeting of  Canadian  Forestry Association.  Regarded as one, of the most potent  compounds ever introduced with  -which to combat all summer complaints and inflammation of the bowels, Dr. J. D. Kellogg's Dysentery  Cordial has won for itself a reputation that no other cordial for the purpose can aspire to. - For young or old  suffering from these complaints it is  the best medicine that can be procured.  # Harold���������Who was that homely looking chap I saw you with yesterday  Percy ?  Percy���������Look out, now, Harold. That  was my twin brother.  Harold���������Pardon me, old chap; I  ought to have known.��������� Chicago  Journal.  The delicious flavor of "Salada"  Tea is largely due to the care used  in. the cultivation and /'reparation,  and to the fact that it is packed in  sealed lead packages, which prevents  its coming in contact with articles  j that would affect its "flavor. 43  Winks���������That fellow Dickson is a  deep one.  Dinks���������What has he been .doing ?  Winks���������Why, he got the new boarder into a brisk controversy with the  landlady over the reason's for woman's mental inferiority, and undercover of it lie sneaked a second piece  of huckleberry pie.���������Rochester Democrat.  Some of Them Are Larger Than Many  of the States.  The county is a territorial division  that the United States derived from  Great   Britain,   where   the   counties  correspond   to   the   provinces  or  departments   of  other  European   countries and in a limited sense to the  states   of, the  American  Union.    An  addresses   a   letter, to  address  or "El-  mira, N.Y."  One state, which derives its usages  from French and not from English  originals, has no counties at all. In  Louisiana these subdivisions of the  state are still called parishes, both  officially and in" ordinary speech,  though they are now divided into  many real parishes of the church.  There are about 3,000 counties in:  the Union, ��������� with an average size of  about 1,000 square miles, ,but this  average is enormously exceeded' in  many instances arid is also frequent-'  ly fallen below. Leaving out certain  great unsettled counties in the west,  the average county would be about  500 square miles in cxt-ent.  In much of the western part of the  country the- size of the county is  regulated mathematically. It consists  of sixteen townships, each composed  of thirty-six square miles, making  57G square miles in all. In other  words, each township is six miles  square and each county twenty-four  miles square.  In Iowa there arc thirty-nine counties that were formed in this way,  each one of which has'exactly 576  square miles. Such divisions were  possible in tho newer west, where  these minor political divisions were  made in advance of settlement. In  the older parts of the country the territorial arrangements were largely  accidental.  The largest county in the United  'States is Yavapai county, Ariz., which  has.an area of almost 30,000 square  miles. Nine states of the Union are  each smaller than this county. It  is larger than the whole of West  Virginia and almost as large as South  Carolina.  The sixteen counties of Montana  average' a greater size than the state  of Massachusetts.  Among the other great counties of  the Union are San Bernardino and  San Diego, in California, which are  not only vast regions, but contain a  great productive territory; Humboldt  and Lincoln counties, in Nevada,  which are only sparsely populated,  and Lincoln county, N. M., which  bids fair in time to have a large  population. r"  Although the New England states  are small, the average size of the  counties is greater than in most of  the middle, western and southern  states. Worcester county, in Massachusetts, is an example of an eastern county that is at the same time  large in area and very populous. It  is larger than the adjoining state of  Rhode Island/  The smallest state in the Union  has the smallest county as well,  Bristol county, R. I., has only twenty-five square miles. At one place  it is not more than two miles in  breadth.  II  E'  You Are Greeted by a Deafening.  Ear Splitting Racket.  m������MFi*JH .lltUMUm Mffi������MmW.'IMllff'WWm  -M%  WORSE THAN A BOILER SHOP.  Your druggist, grocer, or general  storekeeper will supply vou with Wilson's Fly Pads, and you cannot afford to be without them. Avoid unsatisfactory substitutes.  "He said he felt greatly encouraged  because you turned the gas down low-  when he was calling on you."  "Well, he needn't feel encouraged.  It takes a dark room to develop a  negative, you know."���������Philadelphia  Press.  Thread In Surgery.  Are'you  aware   that   the   modern  surgeon employs in his work dozens  ol clitlercnt Kinds "or thread-tor sewing   up   cuts   and   wounds?    Among  them   are   kangaroo   tendons,   horsehair, silk, and very fine- silver wire.  Many of these threads"������are intended  to hold for a certain number of davs,  and then naturally break away.   The  short, tough tendons taken from the  kangaroo, which are used for sewing  severe wounds,   will  hold  for  about  four weeks  before they  break away.  Silk thread will remain much longer,  sometimes six months, .while the fine  silver wire is practically indestructible.  With the entire outfit a surgeon is  able to select a thread that will last  as long as the wound takes to heal,  and will then disappear completely.  To accommodate this assortment -if  threads, special varieties of needles  arc required. Besides the needle  craned in different segments of a  circle, surgeons use needles shaped  like spears, javelins and bayonet  points.  Carterhall, Nlld.  Mmard's Liniment Co., Limited.  Dear Sirs,���������While. in the country  last summer I was badly bitten by  mosquitoes, so badly that I thought  I would be disfigured for a couple of  weeks. I was advised to try your Liniment to allay the irritation, nnd did  so. The effect was more than I expected, a fow applications completely  curing the irritation, and preventing  the bites from becoming sore. MINARD'S LINIMENT is also a good article to keep off the mosquitoes.  Yours trulv,  * W.A.V.R.  A Free Translation.  "And you say the idiot of a teacher  told you that you hnd an extravagant  fool of a father?"  "That's what he meant."  "Hut what did he say?"  "lie said It was criminal folly to  waste money on tho education of such  a chump as I am." ,  Food For All.  After a certain Jury had been out an  Inordinately long time on it very simple  case they filed Into the courtroom, nnd  the foreman told the judge they were  unable to agree upon a verdict. The  'utter rebuked them, saying the case  tv-as a very clear one. and remanded  Indian Engineer.  A.  descendant  of  Tama's   band   of  Wusquakle Indians is now the engineer  of a fast passenger train on the Burlington road.   lie Is hero on the same  ground where his ancestors lived for  many   generations,.   lib   crosses   the  same  rivers, surveys the same landscapes, observes the same phenomena'  of wind, temperature, storms, etc., that  were familiar, to his ancestors of centuries  aj;o.    He   wears   more clothes  than they wore, unci he speaks a different language, and he Is serving civilisation  Instead of bnrbarlHin,    Few If  any Of the passengers who ride behind  him know that a Ttinia Indian sits In  the cab of the engine as It speeds over  the prairies.-Burlington Post.  Mr. Smart���������Did you ever cross the  street ancl notice the street crossing,  too?  Miss Sauce���������No; but I have walked  up one side of tho street nnd watched the other side-walk down.���������Judge.  Queer Auction Custom.  "Candle   auction"   is    an   ancient  custom which still survives in Somersetshire, England.    A valuable piece  of   meadow   land   in   the   village   of  Tatworth  was sold recently by auction while  the candle burned.    The  ceremony consists of the burning of  an  inch   of  candle,   the   last  bidder  before  the  candle's  final  flicker  becoming  the   tenant  for  the  ensuing  year. ������������������ Previous  to the auction freeholders, assembled "for  a   supper  of  bread and cheese, beer and pickles,  the   funds   for   this   being   provided  from theJ'colting" of the new tenant.  Fines are also imposed for speaking,  nose blowing, laughing out loud and  moving, other than bidding, while the  candle is burning.  To Make .Yoursslf Heard at All You  Must Shout Into'the Ear of a Companion���������The Economy of Space and  the Simplicity of Arrangements.  Cliubing down ten rungs of an  Iron ladder into the Interior of a submarine is like going into a boiler shop  where there Is one continuous, deafening, ear splitting racket like a dozen  trip hammers chattering a tattoo amid  a grind and rumble and .thump of machinery as If, especially designed to  burst your eardrums.  At first the noise in that narrowly  confined space Is painful and bewildering. To make yourself at all heard  you must shout Into the ear of a companion. So Intense is tho strain, says  a writer in St. Nicholas, that you marvel how day in and day out human  ears can withstand the ordeal.  You fiud yourself inside what seema  an enormous steel cigar painted a neat  pearl gray, a color which is serviceable  and does uot d:i7zIo tire eye. Light  comes to you'partly through portholes  ancl In part from Incandescent lamps  placed forehand aft In the darker parts  of the hull.  You have expected, of course, to  land In a tangle of whirling machinery  that fills the Inside of the boat from  stem to stern, threatening with every  revolution to take nn arm or a log off.  Instead the first thing you see Is an  uninterrupted "working space," or  deck, measuring 7 by 25 or 30 feet.  At the stern, far in the background,  are the machines ancl engines. In fact,  this section of the vessel is nothing but  machinery, a rumbling mass of silvery  steel and glittering brass revolving al  the rate of fi'00 times a minute, so compact that you wonder how the various  parts can turn without conflicting or  how it is possible for human hands to  squeeze through the maze to oil the  machinery.  But this economy of space Is as nothing to what you whl see. Tho floor  you stand on Is a cover for the cells of  the storage batteries wherein is pent  up the electricity with which your boat  will propel herself when she runs submerged.  The four torpedoes, measuring sixteen feet three inches long, eighteen  inches .in diameter and weighing 1,500  pounds each, are lashed end for end in  pairs at either side, and directly over  those are tool boxes and hinged bunks  for the crew to sleep In.  The very air which is taken along to  keep life in you in case the boat should  be detained beneath the surface longer  than usual is compressed in a steel cylinder 2,000 pounds per square inch, a  pressure so intense that were the'cylinder to spring a leak uo larger than a  piu hole and were the tiny stream of  escaping air to strike a human being it  would penetrate him Ihrough and  through and drill a hole "through an  hich thick board behind him.  Aird yet everything about the inte^  rior arrangements of this boat is so simple that you can see at a glance its  purpose. Away forward, where the  tip of the cigar comes to a point are  the two torpedo tubes cut of which  the gunner will send his deadly projectiles soothing bcueath the waters at  the rate of 35 knots an hour against  au unsuspecting hull.  Directly under the conning tower Is  a platform, three feet square and elevated three feet from the deck, upon  which   the  c."ptain  stands,   head  and  shoulders extending into the tower, so  that while at bis post he is visible to  the   crew   only   from   tho   waist   line  down, and at the feet of the captain  and on a   level  with his  platform Is I  ���������stationed  another  of  the  offlcer3,  in  eliaige of the wheel that controls the  diving   ruddei-F  ancl  the  gauges   that  register the angle of ascent ami decline and show how deep the beat is  d(rWU. /  The two officers are in personal communication, so that In case of heart  disease or other mishap cither can  jump to the other man's place.  '"THE Celluloid Starch package is large/ .'  but  the amount of work- it .will" do'  makes it seem enormous.' That's one of, -  the advantages'this starch   has over allr  others, it requires a smaller quantity to'do.",.,  more and better work.  Celluloid  Starch gives  a limber, lasting 'stiffness  that will not  crack. Ask  your grocer  for it���������if he  ha"'t got it  he can get it.'     j} j     \      ������S3Sd ?Sli|ta  on request.       sty.  Never Sticks.   Requires no Cooking  ^w^"���������trbrd Starch Wcrta, Limited. Brentford, Canada  Straight Talk from a Dog Trainer.  One day, as a doctor was driving  into a village he saw a man a litttle  the worse for liquor amusing a crowd  of spectators with the antics of his  trick dog. The 'doctor watched him  awhile, and said:  "Sandy, how do you manage to  train your dog? I can't teach mine  to do anything."  Sandy, with the simple look in hi3  eyes so csnimon in some rustics,said:  "Well, you see, doc, you have to  know mor'n the dog, or you can't  learn him v anything."��������� Cleveland  Leader,  Recognized as the leading specifio  for the destruction of worms,, Mother  Graves' Worm Exterminator has  proved a boon to suffering children  everywhere.    It seldom fails.  "Ah, Mrs. Newcomb," said'the uppish Mrs. Subbubs, "my many social  duties have prevented me from calling- upon you as I should. However,  I will surely return your visit some  day "  "Oh, that doesn't matter much,"  replied Mrs. Newcomb promptly, "but  I do wish you'd ���������return the groceries  you've borrowed from time to time."  ���������The Catholic Standard and Times.  SPECIAL   TO   GRAIN   SHIPPERS.  It takes years to learn the best methods 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. k  Ship your grain through us for prompt  returns and good services. References, -  Union Bank  of Canada.  Manitoba  Commission   Co.,  Grain     Exchange,     Winnipeg,     Man.  Send your same and I            __       addross and you will re-1  ^TM*OO^VD*l������3tfffi������������\  i������^' t A Powe.rf i������I but harmless vegetable I  medicine for eickneBg poculiar to women. I  A~L?h dls?,ase3 arigfng therefrom.   Alii  &rSBkt8������6U.atc,?5<!' or Postpaid for price f  from Dr. T. A. Slocum, Limited, S  Avenue, Toronto.  Stanfield's  Unshrinkable  Underwear  for Women  Dr. Jackson, former Health Officer  of New-York-City, says in his report  to Governor Hughes, that house flies  are the cause of five thousand deaths  annually in that city from typhoid  fever and other intestinal disenses.  Wilson's Fly Pads kill all tho flies  and   the  disease  germs  too.  Redd���������Did you try a jinriksha while  you..wero travelling abroad?  Greene���������No; you must recollect I'm  on the water wagon I���������Yonkors Statesman.  -������..������������.������������ a,m Bigimiuro ot ur A   W 'hL'm back l0 fllt' Jury rnnln for u B0C'  Chaso, M.D.,tho famous Receipt Book jn(l nt,eri|r,t* "ddlug. "If you are there  author, on every box.   50 cts. at all '������*> lonS* '  wl1' ������llve to "o"11 y������u 'n  doalors or Edmanson, Batos & Co,, twelve slippers."  i������[ont0. The   foreman   In   n   rather  Irritated  OB*   flk  \M-    ff*ln*a<������rf������l'*������    t0,lt' H1U)lct' tm nml H,l,(1* "M"y " I'1*-'"80  ���������**��������������������������� #-��������������� WVi  -VBIClJSe S I pou*. honor, you nilght send In eleven  suppers and one bundle of hny."--Iflv.  arybody'B Magazine.  ������ His Choice of Weapon*.  M. Victor Noir, au Illiterate bully  of, the time of the secord empire, for  no real reason whatever sent a French  stntesman a challenge to light a duel.  Noir was a densely Ignornnt man,  and nearly etc**.- word In the challenge  was misspells Tho statesmnn responded wltu the following letter:  "Dear S.r-Vou have called mo out  without any good reasons. I havo  therefore the choice of weapons 1  choose the spelling book, and you nra  a dead man." Tho due| wns neve*  fought. '   '  Minard's Liniment relieves Neuralgia.  Sunday School  Teacher���������What aro  The   Last  Straw.  She was one of those women who  always present a woefully untidv appearance during tho early part of the  clay. In vain had her husband remonstrated with her on her unfastened blouse nnd unkempt hair. It was  not until aid came from an unexpected quarter that victory was his. They  had removed to a new house on the  provious day, and when she answered  tho summons of tho front door boll  a humble looking woman awaited  nor.  "Oh, I seo it's too late I" sighed  the woman. "I called to see if the  missis warrtcd a charwoman, but I  see sho's suited."  Time to Wake.  Judge Wheaton A. Gray was once  harangue by tho prosecuting crunsel  on a warm day at the end of t long  harangue by the prosecuting counsel  he noticed one of tbe jurymen tsleep.  As soon as, the argument was coinplet-  ed the judge addressed the jury io this  peculiar manner: "Gentlemen if the  jury, ths prosecuting attorney hat: completed his argument. Wake up a. id listen to the instructions of the ccirt."���������  San Frani'isco Argonaut.  One Was Enough.  *Dnd." said the white fncol lad,  "how many cigars does it take t> hurt  *������ loyV" ���������;���������      -  "ITow many have you smoked?"  "One."  "Thiit'o the number," said dad, and  taking down the strap from behind th������  door, he eoou convinced the boy tha.  he was right.  h a luxury, as well as  a winter necessity.  It holds its shape with  unwrinkled grace ��������� and  always fits perfectly,  because it is absolutely  unshrinkable.  Stanfield's Underwear  comes in 3 winter weights  ���������and all sizes from 21  to 70 inch bust measure.  At all dealer's. 146  A Great Failing.  Visitor-So. you've .'got' n. dog and  a cat for pets.   They must bo splendid companions for you.  ..          ���������1V.      Tommy-Oh. not vcryl   Theydon't  you going to be.when -you grow up,   oat cake or jam.  Tommy? I     Visitor���������Well, what has that to do  Tommy���������I'm a-goin' to bo a pirnto j with it?  trll I gets old an' sick, an' then I'm      Tommy���������Well,   when   there's   any  a-goin   to turn to tho Lord.���������Judge.     ������������kc ancl jam missing thoy don't get  '       ' blamed for i*  Hydrophobia Plus.  A littlo girl camo running to tell  r.bout a mad dog she had seen. "We  raw a mad dog-" she gasped, but. the  Iwords seemed too tamo to do justice  to the situation. "Oh, he was mad,  'madf she added, frowning and pumping her fists. "He was furious J,"  people,  Common.  "Tliey   are   quite   ordinary  aren't they?"  "Yes���������keep lliclr engagement, eaf  plain food, pay their bills and hli that  sort of thing"  Home  Industry.  Rural B:irber-Who cut ycr hair las'  time. Bill?  Farmer's Boy���������Maw, but she couldn't  Cud the scissors, an' lh������ tickle was  kinder dull.  A Boon  to the Bllimts  'Arc you compelled to deny yourself many wholesome foods because  you think they make you biliousK  Do you know that your condition  is more.to blame than the foods?  Your liver'and stomach need attention more than the diet. When  you, find yourself suffering with a  bilious attack, take ���������  Excusable Exaggeration.  "How did Jones, who Is generally  such a truthful nmn, come to assert  that yesterday the thermometer In his  room recorded I."0 degrees In tho  shade?" . ;  "I suppose lie Just said It |n the bent  nf the moment."-Detroit Free Pres^  Sorry He Spoke.  Barber���������You certainly needed a hair  out. *'.'���������'  Customer���������Yes. Bee- away. Hair In  bad shape, eh?  "Fierce. Must have been In tho coun.  try."  "Yep."  "Cut by a farmer?"  "That's right."  "He certainly didn't know the business."  "That's so."  "Where was It done?"  "You did It before I went,*���������New  Yprlc Life.  mil  the  and  all   annoying  symptoms  soon  disappear.    They  settle   >...*  stomach, regulate the liver and exercise the bowels.' Their good effects are felt immediately.  Beecham's Pills mingle with the  contents of the stomach and make  jas/ work of digestion. The nourishing properties of the food are  then readily assimilated and the  residue carried off without irritating the intestines or clogging the  bowels.  Beecham's Pills' should, be taken  whenever there is sick headache,  furred tongue, constipation, sallow  skin or any symptoms that indicate an inactive liver.  Sold Everywhere.     In boxes 25 cents.  W.    N.   U.  No.   700, TIIE    LEDGE,     GREENWOOD.     BRITISH     COLUMBIA.  s^im&?tf^&iffiu^i^fi^&ti!^%%������  ore  SEASON  and wc have a  you  lai'U'C  line ol  ^���������yac  :i  Lo select from.Watch this space for particulars laler gjj  ack, the Jeweler  PHOENIX,  H. C.  ^&%$&7^m&i^ffit������^3^fr  1 ��������� ������������'-5C!������'5'--3*5 @������a s-e*.ne-������ ws'jH^rst^a ������ ������������������������q-a*������ <s *&*������-ss5&a������������������<������oss3 <^  o  r.i  -J  ii  0   M  JP% New and Second I  Rs-9  fand Stor  e  O  4-1  <i  O  ������  o  o  o  House  St n vc.-,  Sjii'fial *  ln-[������i'cli  our  ( riri-HWU'wl  Vt I  li  Kiii'iij^liin^s  of every   description.     Furniture  Timviu-e,    Griinitcwiire,   Glusswiire,    CjirpcLs,  tn.    I'lciity of Gimf* nnd Ammunition for s-rle.  ('(**��������� upon  ccrl tin  linos of goods every week.  ��������� lock  ��������� in  and   you    will   be.   surprised   thai;  [uaiiiUin     such   nn   establishment'.  1    1  ji������  A������*teii  e  ���������5  s  0  s  Is published every Thursday at Greenwood, B. C , and the price is $5 a year,  postage free to all parts of Canada, and  Great Britain. To the United States and  other countries it is sent postpaid for  5?.50 a year. Address- al) letters lo The  l4edgc, Greenwood, B. C.  R. T. LOWERY,  PUBLISHER.  GREENWOOD  B.   C,  NCY. 12, 190S.  A blue, mark here, indicates tlmt  your   Subscription   lias  become   deceased,   and  th.-Lfc the  editor   would  l,o  commune with  >s&o������o*m������������ ^escKVi'S'S e������< ?��������������������������������������������� ������-s������s������asseee������������:3������?>������  ssk." '���������m&ssa^&^^s^^&sg^ss^^^s^^ssssis^s^s^ssss^ss^^s  r  1'4  I/A  I 1 IIC  rvl  pi  1  once more like  your col lateral.  RiTiiicu Ross  or  with Bryan today.  Kurre.ll will be  Ai-tkis the nge of forty it is better  not to cat much bread.  Hkyax can now  coniiimne   with  Mmco upon the ways of the spiiler.  l-i* is better  to   have  veiled and  lost than never to have voted at all.  Hai.v of tbe people in Canada  suiter more or less from a lack of  fresh air.  To Tin-;  rum and  s-*aiiie ship.  heathen   we often   fend  missionaries  upon    the  IKamcs are usually tho friends of  scab labor and not favorable to a  high rate of wages. They carry  this principle into their own business ancl pay salaries to some of  their clerks tlmt will scarcely furnish them with cigarettes, neckties  {iiul perfumery. If it we're not for  the social distinction that goes with  a job in a bank few young men  could bo induced to accept such  employment.  So i.oxci'as i lie citizens of a-country cover up and condone the  faults of-their own political party  there will-be little progress made  towards the higher ideals of political life. linless corruption is  checked in the governments of  Canada the day is not far distant  when another Cromwell will have  to come out of the tall timber and  club the grafters into a state of  honesty.  Moxiiay was Thanksgiving Diy  ancl the people in the Boundary,  with few exceptions, had a slice or  two of turkey while they olVcred  111> thanks for the privilege of.living in such a delightful climate,  far from tho tainted air of crowdefl  citit!*������. Outside of this there was  not much to be thankful for, with  the exception of the rising price of  copper, which promises more fii"  dinner pails in the near future:  It ifi a good plan for fairly robust  people to take their exercise on  rising in connection with the morning bath. A cold shower bath,  followed by a rubbing clown with a  coarse towel/ and ten or fifteen  minutes' exercise with any convenient apparatus, is a great in-  vigorator. Su'eb exercises may be  taken conveniently in one's underwear, before completely dressing, or, if the weather- is not too  cold, it may be done stripped with  great credit and satisfaction. The  in.'iu who once acquires the habit  of a cold shower bath and exercise  in the nude soon comes to enjoy it,  and to realize-what a ��������� barbarous  thing ic is to have to wenr'so many  clothes. , He secures so much freedom of motion and feels such a de-  lif.htful glow all over from the combination of exercise and nudity.  Tho feeling must be experienced to  be appreciated. Most of us do net  realize that we have such an organ  as the skin until we stimulate it in  this way, arousing it to healthy action and drawing out a little perspiration through .the pores. When  this is wiped oft and one proceeds  to dre.-s leisurely, so as not to go  to the table too soon after the r-x-  erci-*e. the result is most agr.jcnble  and beneficial.  There is a suburban lady'whose  house, one summer,' was 'quite  overrun with moths. A tramp  told her that in return for a square  meal ho would give her an .infallible, moth cure. ' She set a square  meal before the tramp who devoured it -and then said : AU ye  needs to do, ma'am, is to hnng yet*  moth filled clothes and carpets and.  things on a lino and beat 'em with  a stick. Rood by to yer moths  then.    Will that kill them? asked  tho lady.'  the tramp.  Yes, if ye hit 'em, said  -lU'iny a man fails to' make good'  because he loves his e-ise too much!'  fin 1'iiwoud.  carriages, in  driver.  I lie fit  The most  durable and stylish cutters, sleighs and  the Bon 11 clary.    Turnouts furnished with or without  Prompt service day or night.     Dniying to any part, of  y or country.  i,  P  r������  0  u.  MS 5  ,L0  n  5  'HUHnitluli.  SsSSS&SSSES&SESSSS  e-a/a-^v-'s.'^'a, <*,*<> cfr���������^'^���������^������'^/?,*^a^v^/io^-^^,/^/^^^'s,*^B^^v*v,^'^^  Soci.vr.rs.M will be a great success  in Canada when gods take the  place of grafters.  T.v his treatment of  the   female  man   is   more   unkind  than1 any  any other animal.  <*������  c?  S  ft  i  2l  ufi   tvTi  y!*-4  tin  J X TIIK \V IN DSO R II OT EL.  Kvei-ythir.g is of the best at this cafe, as we Lead while others  Follow. It makes no difference, what you order���������steaks, chops,  eggs, bacon, ham, cutlets, chicken, etc., we have ihe high grade  goods. No shut-down, and no key to the door. Just the place  to eat at any hour of tbe day or night. Drop in and introduce  the inner 111:111 to our gastronomical delicacies.  fjowara moore, Proprietor.  y ���������vv%--iti^-'% ^���������^^-^^���������^>/,^'%^'^/^/*V^''%/t������/*&/^V^'^5>''^  <!'/^ "'  (ll>  1  i  %  1  9  Is the best furnished hotel in the Houndary  district. It is heated with steam and  hull ted hy 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.  McCiung &   Goodeve,   Propr's.  ALTirot'Ciii Satan is not in the  coal trust, it is reported that he  never runs outs of fuel.  What will it profit the Grit-  grafters if they gain all Canada  and lose their own souls?  Gau, gift and graft are the three  forces that have given Laurier a  chance to finish the country.  Jai'AX is not far behind the dale.  The   labor   unions    ordered    MO  strikes in that country this year.  In London spirits have gone up  in price, which works another  h:u'dslup-upmi-tli������'.-]K><iii<.)l'-fcluv(, oity.-  Axaxias has been the principal  speaker at the majority of the political meetings in Canada this full.  A itxiikadkii pa'rsorr ancl a gossiping female can supply any small  community with plenty of hot  water.    '  So.mi-: rude people are now saying  that Borden failed to win out because he parted his hair in the  middle.  Pnoi'ixquiTV has much to do  with.love, ancl that is why often in  innocence the office girl breaks up  a home.  Poi.itic'iaxs declare that booze is  throttling the commonwealth, hut  they arc always rearty to buy a  drink when there, is a vote in sight.  Givr us free whiskey and in a  year no one wTTTdrink it;, while all  the alcoholic dipsomaniacs would  be in the asylum or under the  daisies.  mm  KASLO  HOTEL  KASLO B. O,  Is a  comfortable  home  for  all  who travel to that city.  COCKLE & PAPWORTBT.  I.s the home for all tourists  and millionaires visiting New  Denver.   British \ Columbia.  HEHHY   STEGE.   PROPB.  WALLACE  WINWPEC AVE., GRAND FORKS  ^)Vllinillllllll!l|lllll!lllllll'!llllllilllll!lil|l|l|lllllllllMI!|l|llllllllllllll'li:i^  IjymicJ  ! CONTRACTOR     I  !    ESTIMATES    1  | GIVEN, t  [ Dealer in all kinds of .Rough  |  | and  Dres-'sed   Lumber,  Win- |  I dows, Doors, Shingles. I'.rick,  |  j Cement, etc.                             ' j  I Shop Phone, 05. 1  | Lumber Yard Phone, 20 f  Natuiie does not punish for  heresy, sacrilege and blasphemy,  but man does. This pioves that  the egotism of man will, sometimes  rise above nature.  Evk.v in this province some people are lacking in education. A  lawyer was recently found in  Vancouver who did not know the  meaning of jack-pot.  A i-ici-so.v in Atlantic City has a  novel way of tilling liis chu-cli. lie  preaches to men only, and allows  the congregation to smoke during  the services, and lightens the sermons by introducing moving pictures of the parables. So, gradually the gloom of theology is giving way lo the innovation of modern notions, and, perhaps, after a  rime. some, cuter-prising skj'-pilot  will introduce a song and dance  in order to induce the wicked to  move iu and get warmed by the  light from the throne of grace.  Tobacco'BlinJness.  . Dr. Francis Dowling of Cincinnati, 0.. one of the oflicial body of  the old school of physicians in thnt  city, holds radical and decidod  views as to the effect of tobacco-on  the human system.    He says:  American boys are, smoking too  much. Jn fact, they are smoking  themselves to death. I stood at a  street corner and.conn ted a hundred young iii-.!!*., out of them thirty-  five had cigars in their mouths ���������  and many of these thirty-live were  dyspeptie, wan, tired-looking persons, who seemed to be in need ol  sleep rather than in need of a  em ok e.  I recently examined twenty selected cases of hard smokers, eged  JwtwjyJILLhir t y - li ve a u d _.,th ir t.V;si K,  ages most a"f)t'To~?lVo\v tlie'alllic-  tion of tobacco blindness, technically known as amblyopia. Six  were fount] that manifested more  or less the symptoms of tobacco  blindness. It is an interesting  scientific fact that the colored race  is immune from this ullliclion. Out  of thirty who were examined none  were examined none were found to  have the trouble. The women, I  speak of whites, up to the present  time seem to be practically exempt  from this tror.ble. Out of fifty ex.  amined in a Cincinnati tobacco factory some time ago only one was  found to possess the tobacco blindness to a slight, degree. She was  an old-time "employee in the stripping department, and was probably a user of tobacco. Ffow they  will fare in the future in this respect, with the introduction of  cigarette smoking, highball drinking and the numerous other fads  aping in  the  direction  of ma.scu-  Kor the. best and purest in confectionery get the Copper Seal  Urnnd at Moltae Bros  The ship was  sinking,  gei's ran iihout craning their  and  Passcn-  hands  wringing their necks���������ah, no,  no ! Craning their . necks and  wringing their bands ! All was  pandemonium I  The stearn pump had collapsed  and volunteers had been culled to  man the substitute. Up and down,-  up nnd down, crunched tiie great  handle. One by one tbe pumpers fainted in a row, and were cast  by the passengers into tbe sea thai,  they might tliere revive, until at  last only one remained.  The great muscles stood but  over him like whipcord as .he  steadi'13' forced the piston-rod into  the huge tube. ' Suddenly, in the  distance, sounded tbe whistle of a  tug.    Tho boat was sa-a-ved !  The grateful passengers crowded  round their hero.  Portrait   enlargements   done at  the New Art Store, from $L to 825".  General Merchants, Midway, B. 0.  Hay and Grain always  on hand.   Sleighs' and   .  Wagons ancl Implements -  of all  kinds .carried '��������� in.;  stock."   The Yory best ,  it right-'-prices: \  goods  Thf>. more  easier it is  ���������tongue.  a  woman   knows  for  her   to   hold  the  her  The Kootenay Cigar Co. of Nelson have in the Eoyal Seal a cigar  that is known and smoked between  the wheat; country and the blue  ���������Pacific.  - ; -���������' '..njsuson, b/c- , .;.  -'���������< , wholesale- ,: - ���������  , >      ''    dealers in ' ' -  Produce ��������� and.   Provisions.  Ifrahfe Fletcher  Provincial Land 'Sukvjsyoh,  ''-'"���������.    ;Neison, II. G.r  H is.hard to satisfy an automobile taste on a trolly car income.  Wlddowson, Assayer, Nelson, B. C.J  Liquor has caused many a strong  man's'downfall. It's easy for his  wife to knock him out when he's  loaded.  The Kootenay -Belle reigns supreme in many a camp.' It"is a  cigar that brings delight and appreciation wherever smoked.  A mini's judgment enables him  to do some things almost as well as  a woman can do them without any.  The Columbia cigar is a large  and free-smoking cigar. It is sold  in all mountain towns and made in  Nelson.      * ��������� ' -  Tobaccos, Pipe  Smokers' supplies  to Pacific hotel.  Hs,and all other  Next door  ;It   was    nothini  said,  mere  he  waving them  off.    -'It  was  child's play for me. for I���������"  "All pressed close, that they  might' not miss his wonderful  secret. '   -  " J used to work for a dairyman !"  ' MoPv.ie llros have just received a  fresh stock of local view postcards-  20 different views,  ship is first class.  The workman-  A splenetic Englishman trying  to badger a Scotchman who was  something of a wag, declared that,  no man of taste would think of remaining any time in such a country as Scotland. "Tastes differ."  replied the Scott, sauvely. "I'll  take ye to a place in Scotland not  far trap Stirling whaur therty  thousand o'   vour  countrymen ha'  an'  yet.  Live and learn is a good motto,  but at the age of thirty the average  man begins to live and unlearn.  When you want a monument or  headstone, write to the Kootenay  Marble "WorfcH. Nelson, B. C. .     *  Mauy a girl who thinks she is  too good to do housework believes  that her mother isn't.  ' MERCHANT TAILOR.  Clothes Cleaned,-' Pressed, and  Eepaired. ���������' Agent for '  ine^Bros'.;..  Ordered Clothing.  In tlie houses that are thoroughly  decorated with wall paper the fuel  bill is not so large, ancl home life  more cheerful. Seethe latest patterns in waif paper  at  J. *L Coles.  A man may build a palace but it  takes a woman to convert it into a  nome.  What a self-inade man needs  is a wife who is capable ofpolish-  inij- the- rough -edges."  been   for  live hundred  yours,  they've nao thocht  o'.  leavin'  You have a long time. tolive3'pt.  Decorate vour homes with pictures  from tho Arew Art Store.  Almost any man can convince a  woman that he loves her. but he  has to work overtime in order to  keep her convinced.  Oolil, Silver uiiil Clipper.-Euch 5iic:  '  <x, G. WKST, .Mil) Klcliavds St.  VANCOUVEK, I3;C.'  Pioneer  Grreenrjuood, B. C  The oldest hotel in the city, and still  uixier-thu same management. Rooms  comfortable, meals equal to any in tho  city, and the bar sppplics only the best.  Corner of Greenwood aud Government  streets.  Unity  Bi-  now gin   vogue  the  - Insanity is upon the increase in  the United States. Little wonder  when we find school "children in  Philadelphia addicted to the use  of cocaine and other drugs.  Clothing made in the Latest  St3 Je and at ['rices in Jiarmoiiy  with reason. Suits sent to any  part of the country. Drop a postal  for further information.  KKNKW.W, OK JfOTJifj UOENHK.  Takk .Voik.-h Una I, llortliiiG, Tliomut. or  Mi'hrii.y, II ('., Intend ii|>[>lyln>.'to tlio Sn|iei-In-  tii'iili-nl. if I'li.vliii'tiil I'lilw-c, nt tlio i!X|ilrntio!i  of nun niiinlli frnrn tlii'diili-lii'i-i-nf. for u rmii'iviil  ofwy l.li'i'iisii'for tlio'{fulfil Ml. I way, nt Multeity, li. (!.  i./iitf.-il at MIiIhmv, D.C1, L'L'tifl Oiitolier, lliiin.  HKI'TlM TIIOMKT,  Kwntrl.x of tliu Kiitiiti! of  tliu lutu Cliiirle.-i Ij. Tliomot.  Job Printing at The Ledge.  Hotel  Alexander  PHOENIX,   B.   C.  Is a comfortable homo for  tho miner and. traveler.  Good meals arid pleasant  rooms. Pure liquors and  fragrant cigars in the bar.  It.-' V. ���������', CI-IJSHOLM, Piiomu won.  UqVOIl  LICENSE   ACT-  Kntiec Id liuri'liy (Heon tli.it I, 0. V, Smiifirnil,  Iiifi-nil ii|>|ilyliiu to the Mf-ensd Ooininli'Sioiii'nt  for tlio City uf Orwnwooil, nt l,l������! uxplrntfiui of  thirty iln.vfl from tlm iliiln ln-i-oof for ft tmnnfor  to ICoy & llf.j'iir i.! tlm Hmmu now liuM liy rn������  In i'i!f|ifi-t of tlm pri'iiiNMH known iih IIiu Nnlloiml  lifitfil, Hltimlo nn l,uu IH mul Hi. Jllook 7, Copiioi-  ctri-d, City ol Clrui'iiwoort, II. C,  OctoberK.'.iwiH. C. V. HEMKHAV,  Tiri-'iu-: is an organized movement in the United States to place  a bible in every room of the hotels  in the entire country. Many people who have never seen the book  will now have a chance of readingit.  With one exception there has  not been a fire in fuming, frenzied  Fernie since August. Mout of tlie  people there are still crazy, owing  to the ignorance of knowing how  to eat and drink in a high altitude,  and calamities will always fall  upon that bustling city.  Tin-: AJberni News says that tlio  action of J)r. Quinlan in.failing to  oppose Sloan at the last hour was  too deplorable for charitable contemplation. From this we judge  that Doc had better.keep away  from Alberni unless he wishes to  butt into a bouquet of decayed hen  fruit.'  J.v Utah the Morman church has  decided to enforce prohibition  among its members. If the Roman  Catholic church would do the same  thing the whiskey men would find  it difficult to make a living. That  great church has the power under  the pain of excommunication to  make millions turn^froin the bottle  to tho crucifix.  fashionable set, time can only tell.  Of all tbe employees  in   tlie tobacco   factories 90  per cent,   use  tobacco in  some   form   or  other.  They are forbidden to smoke in the  factories, but do so after or before  work. The ventilation of the work  rooms, as a general thing, is as  grod as as' could be expected in  such establishments. The principal colors confounded by the afflicted are ntt\, confounded with  pink, dark brown or black, the latter usually in the pronounced  stages; green is confounded with  light blue or white. A majority  showed contracted pupils, some  to the size of a pinhead. Once I  found a young man of ninuiCfii,  an inveterate smoker, who suffered  from tob.icro blindness. Usually  only the older men suffer.  There is almost always a gradual  but progressive failure of vision in  both eyes. Luminous objects dazzle the sight, and_a bright light is  worse for reading"than a subdued  one. These patients are better in  the evening than in the middle of  the day. In addition to this,  patients often complain ofaglim-  meiing mist that covers all objects  in a bright light.' Nicotine in the  tobacco causes the allliction. The  oily, colorless fluid diffuses itself in  the blood'with as much rapidity as  pru-isic: acid, and a poisonous dose  lias been known to kill an adult in  three minutes. The cheaper-grades  of tabacco contain more nicotine  than the expensive ones, consequently-are more injurious to the  consumer. This is probably the  reason why tobacco-blindness is  more common among the poor than  among the rich. Chewing tobacco  is usually very rich, in nicotine.  Nicotine usually exerts a marked  influence on the blood  corpuscles.  To cure the disease of tobacco  blindness tho use of tobacco and  alcoholic drinks must bo stopped.  The Ledge will  send  a copy of  Float to any address for 25  cents.  3ES5SSS32  NOTSCE  ���������&VDIO  3>I01U9  ^<B&rAimmasaBsttBs?&  _EHOLT, B. C.  First-class    meals    and   rooms.  Railroad 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..LDSE, PROPRIETOR  The Arlington  Copper St., Greenwood  None but the best brands of  Liquors ami Cigars. Morning  bracers and evening high-balls  always within easy reach of the  barkeep.    Nicely furnished rooms.  C. A. Dempsey, Prop.  IHIM'KAr. ACT  Certificate of Improvements,  NOTICE  ������������������ranilro'.  'iVinorul    Clnim.i   situate^ in   the  CircPiiwond Mining Divinion-of Yule Dii-  triut.   Wlii'iv located: At Camp MoKlimey.  TAKE NOTICE that Samuel T. Lar������on Free  Jliiier's Oertitieatii No. BHKI, and   Alex  I).  Miiclntyre, Official Administrator of the estate  and   ellects   of    1 diva id    James,    dece.-ibed.  Free   Jllner'!,    Ccrtifimtc    ������Vo.   B  O.tlfla, Intend. f.i.\ty days from date hereof, to auply to the  Mlninif Keeordcr for it Cortilicate of-Improve  mints, for  the puruope of obtaining a Crown  Grant of thbabove claim.  And further take  notice  that action,   under  section   37, must   be  commenced  before  tne  issuance of Mich Certificate of Improvements  Dated thin lath day of October, A. D. VMS.  S. T. l,AI'KE.\'.  ALEX. D. MACINTVRE,  Official Administrator.  NELSON, B. O.  Now Under Old and Original  Management.  E. E. PHA1R   -   -   MANAGER  NOTICE.  Pictures from  New Art Store.  10 ccs. up at the  All |i(i-<oiii in Ilrlti-.li Columhia liavinB  claims iiiriifnit Ihe oknnniriiii Construction  Company���������ri1 .Mldivny and iVitiioii K'lilieay���������  inc. lc(|U(sted to solid tin- mime duly vurlliml  under natli to Hie iliMl.'nlitiiod:  N'o Ilnliillty Is iiHMim d liy tlio lii.scrtlimof this  iiolillc.'itloii.  The British American Trust Co. Ltd.  (Ii'iiiiil  Forks. IS. <<*.  Jtcnowiil or Liquor License.  Take r-fitlcatli.it I, M. \V. Ludlow, of Denoro,  intend applying to tlio Superintendent of l'ro  vinci.il I'olice at the expiration of one month  from date horror, for a renewal of my hotel  MeciiMi for the premises known as the Wimlior  Hotel ut Denoro, It 0.  Dated this -mil day or October, 19.M  M. W. LUDLOW.  UcntMi'iil fiT Hotel LiceiiHO.  TiikcNVilli'o thnt I .Ins. 'Henderson, of JJpad-  wood. Inti-iiit api.lyiiiK to the Su|������ilntuiident of  L'rovinclal Police at tlie expiration of one  month from the date hereof, for a runou-iil of my  hotel licensu for the premises known as the  AlKOina Hotel nt Demi wood, Ii. C.  Dated this L'Htii day of October, Iihih.  JAS. HENDERSON.  '   Kent-will of Hotel LIccnHi-.  Tako Notice that I, ,f. W. Q'JJrlPii, of Anaconda, Intend nppIyliiK lo the Superintendent of  l'rovinclal 1'olico, at the expiration of one  month from the dito hereof, for n renewal of my.  hotel license for llm premises known us the  Veiidome Hotel at Anaconda, I!. C.  Dated this HOth day or October, limn  J. W  0'HRIEN.  . nelson, B. #.  OKO. J\  WELLS,     ',      It. TOMKINS.I  Proprietor., '       Manager.  First-class in .everything.  Steam heat,-' electric light,  private baths. Telephone  in every room. Finest lava-  Lories in B. C. First-class  bar and barber shop.  'Bus meets all trains.  ',���������?. Regular monthly meetings of  s;f if Greenwood lodge'No. 28, A. F.  /V* & A. M., are held on'the first  Thursday in eaeiimonth in Fraternity hnll, Wood block, Government  street. Greenwood. Visiting brethren  are cordially invited to attend.  JAS, S. ISIKNIIO, Smirotury,  W. F. M. 8k:  ecsnwood Miners'  No. 22, W.  ., moots every  Saturday overling1 irr Union Hall, Copper street, Greenwood, at 7:30.  Also in hall at   Mother Lodo mine  Friday evening's at 7:00.  GEO. HEATHERTON, Secretary.  Liquor LIc.miHf) Act.  Tiil-oNnllfn Hint I, Frank Hall, of Anaconda.  H. (I . iiilfiifl applying to tlio Superintendent  of Provlnclnl I'ollcu at the expiration of one  month from the flute hereof, for au hotel UV.cnso  for tho preuilyiM shIiiiiIi! on Lot 7, Block 18, In  tho Townsite nf Aiiaooiida. 11. C.  Dated tills Hli day of November, 1WW.  FKANK IIKIiL,.-  TO   IIKHWQUKNT.  CO-OWNKftH..  To.f. I'. Myornflrayfnnd to the Rstato of the  iate.Iud/,11 fii'nniy,or lo whomsoever tboy  mny havo trunsfoircd Iholr Interests In tlie  .Tunny '.'ruction Mineral Claim,situated In  Dcndivoid, wimp. Orccnwooil   Mining Di-  vlelon of Vale District. II. (',  Von an! Imri'l.y .mlllled tlmt f have o.xiumilii'l  i'luo upon thi' a Im vi' nit ii ���������> tn I <-lti I in. fi ii (I that If,  within no days from tln> date of this noMco, you  fall or refuse In coiilrlliule your proportion of  tho iibovo incnlloiinl   Mini, rn/fcllicr with  tlio  (���������ostHof iifliiirllsinu your interests In llm ������nld  elitlni  will lieconiii the property of tho imdor-  hIkiioiI   nnrlt'r Hecllmi  ,\  of  llie  Mineral   Act  AniuuduiRiit, Act, llKm.  Novombei->, 1U08, JOJIN JLUOY, "  iii.'iitiivnl of IIolol License.  Take Notit* ethntl, Norman r.uso, of ISIioIt,  intone! anplylnir to the Superintendent,of Provincial Police, at tho expiration of ono month  from Ihe data hereof, for a renewal nf my hotel  license for tho premises known as the Summit  Hotel at Eholt, B.C., and to be Iransferred to  tho premises known ai the Northern .Hotel at  Eholt. It, C.  Dated this 30th day of October, lirtw.  ��������� ������������������..-���������: ���������".   NORMAN MJSB.  ltoiicwiil of Hotel License.  Tako Notice that I.Baml, A. Crowell, of Mlil-  way. It. C. Intend ap|.lylrifr to th������ Superintendent of Provincial Pollen,at the expiration of one  month from Ihe date hereof, for a renewal of my  hotel Uccjise for the premises known as  Crowoll's Hotel at Midway, H. 0  IJalon this !<lltli day of October, 1IKW  HAMb. A, CHOWIOLL,  JConowiil of lvl(|iioi- Lice.iso.  Notice Is hereby kTvuii Hint I, Oscar llart-  iniiiiii, of Anacoiida, il C, Intend to apply to  the Superintendent of Police,at tlm expiration  of one month from tlio date hereof, for a renewal of my wholoealo liquor license for the  premises known, (is tlio Silver Sprint? Hrewery,  situate at Anaconda, Ii, C.  Dated this UUtli dity of Oetober,llD08.  OSCAR HAUTilANN.  Ik Pacific Roiel...  Is under tlio niaiiagomont of Greig-  & Morrison. Tho Rooms aro Comfortably fin-nibbed, and the bar con-  tains the best brands of wines,  liquors and cigars.  Cfte Pacific #afc...  Is tho bent-appointed Itcstnurnnt in  tlio interior of British Columbia.  Tho best cooks and most attentive  waiters only employed, Open all tho  time.   .  Miis. Gitmd, PitoiMtrKTitKHs.  A  J, W. Helspn    *4  The Hotel Slocan  Ihree Forks, B. C, is this Icuding  hotel ofthe city. .Mountain trout  and game dinners a upecialty.  Rooms reserved by telegraph,  -     Hugh <Hiven, Prop  mmmmm

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