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 Vol.   XVII.  GREENWOOD, B. C, THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 17, 1910.  No. 19  r/i  FROM THE KITCHEN TO TRAIN.  We  have  the   smartest   Kitchen  Cabinet on earth. Special at $7.50.  Windsor Hetel  The Windsor Hotel is one of the best furnished  hotels in- the West. It is located in the heart of 1  Greenwood and within easy reach of all the financial and commercial institutions of the Copper  Metropolis. Heated with steam and lit by electricity. Commodioub sample'rooms. The bar is.  .- replete with all modern beverages, and-the Cafe  iiever closes.   Booms reserved by telegraph.  The Windsor Hotel Co.      E. J. Cartier, Manager  Until you size up our Stock and Prices  We carry a BIG LINE of ALL KINDS.  T. M. GTJLLEY. & Go,,.  , GREENWOOD,   B. 0.  OPPOSITE  THE   POST  OFFICE.  PHONE  27-  *w  The   Canadian  Bank  of Commerce.  .     SIR  EDMUND WALKER, C.V.O.,  LL.D.,   D.C.L.,  PRESIDENT.  ,   ALEXANDER   LAIRD,   GENERAL  MANAGER.  Paid-up Capital, $i0,000,000. Reserve Fund, $6,000,000.  ?���������  Interest at the current rate is allowed on all deposits of $1 and upwards in this Department. Careful attention.is given to every  account.   Small deposits are welcomed.  Accounts may bo opened in the names of two or more persons, withdrawals to bo made by any one of tliein or by the survivor. Full  and clear written instructions as to who is to make the withdrawals should always be given to the Bank when opening accounts of  this nature.  J..T. BEATTIE, Manager.  Greenwood Branch.  <b9&9&99999'D@&999QQ������Q@Q99������99gMM8W>  TEMPERANCE 8  is all right if shorn of humbuggery.  Too much water drinking is just  as injurious as too much liquor or-  anything else.  OUR PURE WINES  AND LIQUORS  are medicinal if not abused. : Every  household should have a. moderate  supply of pure wines or liquors in  the closet for emergency���������either  unexpected visitors or sudden illness, when a drop of pure liquor  in time may forestall all -necessity  for drugs,  , Importers, Greenwood, B. 0. ������  ON    PARLE   FRANCAIS.  GREENWOOD,   B. C.  The Really Best House in the Boundary,  Recently Remodeled and Strictly Up-to-  Date.     Restaurant in Connection.  ROY & BOYER  PROPRIETORS.  RoffiUar monthly meetings of  * Greenwood lodge No. 28, A. V,  & A. M., aro held on the flrat  Thursday in each month in Fraternity hall, Wood block, Government  street, Greenwood. Visiting breChroi:  aro cordially Invited to attend.  4A9, 8. BIBMIK. Secretary,  W. F. M.  Grciinwnod Mlnern  Union, No. 22, W.  P M., moots every  Saturday evoning in Union Hall, Copper atrect, Greenwood, at 7:80.  AIho In hall At  Mother Lode mine  Friday evenings at 7:80. .���������....-,  LESTER MACKENZIE, Secty,  COPPER STREET, GREENWOOD.  MOTION   PICTURES   AND  Western Float  STEREOPTICON   VIEWS. @  in  in  Suit Cases, Travelling: Ba^s  and Trunks.   See the Line.  You will save money by seeing  The Furniture & Stove Man.  PHONE 16.  GREENWOOD, B. C.  SPECiALS  PASTRY BAKED DAILY AND  ALWAYS FRESH,    'j  SWIFT'S PREMIUM HAMS  help to make a savory breakfast.  SWIFT'S PREMIUM LARD  is the delight of those who know  how to cook.  J MONDAY, - WEDNESDAY - AND - FRIDAY g  ) EVENINGS AT 8   O'CLOCK. ������  i ' ������  6    ADMISSION. ��������� Adults,  25c;   Children,  15c    &  $99������&������9e&m9MeQQ9������a������eomt  Passing Throng:  Copper Street.  ���������������������������*������������������������������'  Frank Fletcher  ���������  Provincial'. Land" Surveyor,"  Nelson, B. O.  v^  Life in Phoenix.  Herb Neil returned to the city  last week.  There are 1G0 men working at  the Kawhide.  Pat Griffin is tending bar on the  inside at the Queens.  Jim Murdoek is dispensing wet  groceries at the Kings.  Billy Hackett does not need any  lessons in high finance.  The Pioneer will install a  cylinder press in January.  The hotels . are crowded and  rooms are sometimes at a premium.  Batfc Boone and Sam McDonald  were visitors to this city last week.  At the Dominion, last Friday,  four aces put royalty into the discard.  The Trail smelter has pat a  force of men to work- on the War  Eagle.  A few shares of Myers Creek  Coke & Coal Co.'s stock sold last  week for $31.  Hugh McLellan of Fernie, is  the new manager of the Phoenix  steam laundry.  Several miners have gone north  from here to work on tbe Granby's  Hidden Creek property.  On Monday, John Hanninen and  Miss Lizzie Turja were married in  Greenwood, by the Rev. W. G.  McMynn,  Paul Meacham will trap all  winter up the main Kettle river.  While he is away his wife will live  in Greenwood.  On Saturday evening the ten  round light between Bob Forshaw  and Bill Baker was won by the  former iu three rounds.  Little interest* is taken in the  coming municipal elections. It is  quite likely that George Rumborger  will be elected mayor by acclamation.  A. O. Johnson and Charles  Hagan will return to the city of  Big Andy cigars this week. They  will be welcomed home by a smoker  in the Scandinavian hall.  Beat the Devil.  A local minister had had a  serious time in fighting the saloon  element in his town and had not  been backed up in his efforts by  the members of his own church.  This with other troubles had led to  his resignation and in announcing  his departure at his farewell sermon said;  "I am going to do something  the devil has never done." They  wondered what it could be. "1  am going to leave C ."  The post-office, at Denoro will  be closed.  s Kenneth McKenzie has gone to  Penticton. -   ^  Many visitors inspected the Argo  tunnel last week. -  Bert Lang will play hockey with  Phoenix this season.  William Frawley became a British subject this week.  Joe Young has returned to the  city from Sheep Creek. "  , Jack Lucy has recovered from  a severe attack of influenza.  Full line of Christmas Cards on  display at Coles' Book Store.  About $150 was realized at the  Presbyterian bazaar last Friday.  The demolition of the old Palace  livery building is almost comple te.  The Barbara lead should bo  struck in the Argo tunnel this  month.  Fred Kirkpatrick is braking on  the railway between Fernie and  Coal Creek.  This fall Indian hunters are  thick along the west fork of the  Kettle river.        '���������  Jimmy. McDougall has ceased  to preside behind'jbhe mahogany at  .the Windsor.      ''r .-  ��������� "The usual fall epidemic of influenza is tormenting the people of  this lovely valley.  Wellington Craig will keep 12  men all winter making ties at his  camp on Kerr creek.  At a raffle on Saturday evening,  George Hambly won a case filled  with beautiful pipes.  At his studio in Greenwood, J.  H. James can take photographs at  any time, day or night.  C. Scott Galloway has sold his  Grand Forks ranch of 277 acres to  L. McAdam for 830,000.  Potatoes are being shipped by  the carload from Keremeos to  Myncaster and Greenwood.  The running time of the C.P.R.  trains on the Phoenix hill is ten  miles an hour, up or down.  W. W. Craig leaves for Okau-  agan Falls tins week, bag and  baggage, by the overland route.  The Greenwood smelter is turning out monthly over $200,000  worth of copper, gold and silver.  Walter G. Watson will open the  Star theatre next Monday with a  moving picture show, see his ad.  Alex Greig is confined to his  room with the earache and Archie  Gillis has his shift at the Pacific.  A marriage licence was issued on  Monday to Orvil Tippic and Miss  Elizabeth Kingsley, both of Bridesville.  Greenwood Rebekah Lodge will  bo at home to their friends next  Monday evening at 8, in I.O.O.F.  Hail.  Miss. Cartier from Butte, Montana, is assisting her brother Ernie  in the management of the Windsor  hotel.  If you want your Christmas  cards printed to order call at the  Ledge office within the next two  weeks.  A marriage licence was issued  on Nov. 10, to Antonio Lucente  and Mies Rachel Grant, both of  Farrou.  The merchants of Grand Forks  and Greenwood aro importing eggs  aud butter from Ontario bf the  carload.  Typographical triumphB aro being constantly produced at the  office of Greenwood's leading excitement.  The Big Tunnel resumed operations on Tuesday with a force of  22 men. James Drum is night  shift boss.  Frank Rees, a younger brother  of King Rees of this city, was murdered in Dorchester, Mass., last  Thursday.  The smoker at the Miners' Union  Hall on Saturday, proves that  there are some good singers at the  Mother Lode.  George Cook and Barney Chan-  dell returned last week with four  deer that they shot a few miles  from Westbridge.  During the past month several  men have been fined for faulty deportment while in the tenderloin  district of this city.   ���������  John Moran, who has been mining all summer at Danville, is in j  the city.     He will winter in Spo-1  kaue or Greenwood.  A marriage licence was issued  last Thursday to Georgo Bryan  and Miss Alexandria Murdoek,  both of Boundary Falls.  Since her return from England,  Mrs. Thomas^ Jenkins has been  seriously ill in the hospital and  her recovery is doubtful.  Mrs. J. M. Smith was brought  in from Beaverdell on Sunday,  suffering from a severe attack of  apoplexy and taken to the hospital.  Last week a deer got stuck in a  wire fence near Gilpin, and the  crew of a freight, train killed it  with a fire shaker and other appliances.  J. R. Jackson, M.P.P., returned  from Victoria this week. He expects that the claims against the  Midway & Yernon grade will be  paid this month.  Frank Sherwood was found dead  in bed at his office in Ferry, on  Monday. He had been customs  officer for years at Ferry and leaves  a wife and family.  Waterman's Ideal Fountain Pen  is the pen that has been recognized as a standard since fountain  pens .were- first .invented. - They  are sold by J. L. C >les. ���������  Ernie Miller was in the city this  week. He is enthusiastic about  tha future of Grand Forks and expects that city to have a population  of 10,000 within a decade.  James Dale recently bagged four  deer whilst hunting along the  West Fork. His brother Barry  has bought a team and will trade  along the railroad this winter.  Chief Bunbury went to Faiaview  on Monday, having received a wire  that there had been a murderous  assault at the. reserve, and stating  that the victim was still alive.  Preserved in alcohol, Dr. McLean has sent the head of timothy  that Gordon McLaren carried for  four years in one of his lungs, to  tho Medical Association in Montreal.  The C.P.R. charges 870 for  switching and hauling a car of  potatoes from Grand Forks to  Greenwood, a distance of 25 miles.  This price is much less than the  packers would charge.  The ore trains on the Mother  Lode railway are not allowed to  haul over 15 cars owing to the  steepness of the grade. On the  hill between Trail and Rossland  the load is limited to 12 cars.  Bill Hughes, late clerk at the  C.P.R. depot has left the town  without paying his bills. Bill,  like others before him, found it  impossible to keep his desires within the limits of his small salary.  The skating rink company has  exchauged its lots for nine C.P.R.  lots, facing tbe creek and about 50  feet from the Alhambra. Plans  have been prepared and work on  the big rink will begin this week.  Archie Gillis returned from the  north a few days ago. All summer  he drove cattle for P. Burns & Co.  from the Chilcoten district into the  towns of tbe Skeena district. He  met Joe Chenier, Hugh McKay,  Al Falconer, Duncan Ross and  many other old-timers; but Archie  is glad to get back to the Boundary  for tbe north bears no charms for  him.  Oats are $40 a ton at Oroville,  A skating rink ie being built  Lille.  There is, a 400   day  clock  Hedley.- "  .Cider  is   being   exported  from  Lillooet.  <  Horses are scarce in southern  Alberta.  Telkwa now has a population of  150 souls.  Near Telkwa land is selling at  $40 an acre.  John Oliver has been elected  reeve of Delta.  Bricks are being made in the  Bulkley valley.  All bells ring in Mission City  except the curfew.  John Brouger has opeaed a hennery at Mud river.  It is reported that there are no  faro banks in B. C.  P. Burns & Co. will open a meat  shop in Cumberland.  The C.P.R. no longer has an  agent at Three Forks.  An opera house is in process of  erection at Blairmore.  Central Park will soon have a  volunteer fire brigade.  In the Cariboo there is a mining  camp called Law Hee.  There was 10 inches of snow at  Stewart two weeks ago.  Lumberjacks continue to be  scarce in East Kootenay.  Oroville people are clamoring for  an up-to-date opera house.  A new Roman Catholic church  has been opened at Frank.  Grecian lawn vases are being  made in New Westminster.  H. F. Weber of New Michel has  opened a store at Blairmore.  - The macaroni factory began operations in Fernie this week.  The C.P.R. now has at Penticton  4480 square feet of wharfage.  The C.P.R. has 30 new engines  upon the Revelstoke division.  The Bank of Vancouver has  opened a branch in Chilliwack.   -  The Hudson Bay Co. will erect  a departmental store in Victoria  - -It- ii .reported - that rthe.iO.P, R..  will build fine offices in Victoria.  It is reported that a .powder  factory will be built at Abbotsford.  Eight new automobiles will be  delivered in Cranbrook next spring.  The celery grown at Armstrong  is said to be the finest in the world.  Bill Pratt has turned an electric  piano loose in the town of Stewart.  The provincial revenne from  timber during October was 8122.900  Mica has been discovered near  Edson in the foothills of the Rock  ies.  members  paid $10  of  Coal at Bergen.  The Myers Creek Coal & Coke  Co. has been formed in Phoenix,  with E. Spraggett as president aud  D. J. Darraugh as secretary-treasurer. The compauy controls 2,340  acres of coal limits at Bergen, 18  miles west of Greenwood. The  G. N. railway runs through and  alongside the property. Three  seams are showing on the surface  runniug in width from seven to  15 feet. The coal is of a fair coking quality, and carries 69 per  cent, of fixed carbon with less  than 8 per cent. ash. D. J. Darraugh is superintendent and shipments of coal will begin in January.  In Cranbrook the  the fire brigade are  month.  Lytton is becoming celebrated as  the place where prize dogs are  raised.  A steel building eight storeys  high is to be erected in New Westminster.  In Chilliwack, Ah Jim was fined  $50 and costs for selling liquor to  Indians.  In Enderby, S. Poison was fineil  $1 for riding his bicycle on the  sidewalk.  Eagles and owls are stealing  chickens from the ranchers around  Glenemma.  In 1912 the first annual provincial poultry show will be held in  Vancouver.  The ruling price for potatoes in  the Nicola valley is $23 a ton in  carload lots.  Last week the farmers were  still sowing fall wheat around  Pincher Creek.  The population of Penticton,  including those who live upon the  benches is 1103.  A ton of dressed turkeys were  recently shipped frara High River  to towns in B. C.  The 18 pre-emptors at Giscombe  Portage have petitioned the.gov*>'  eminent for a post-office. .,  C. H. Ellacott is surveying the  course of the Fraser river between  Quesnel and Soda Creek.  Turnips weighing. eight pounds  each were raised, in the' Sheep  Creek valley this summer.  It is proposed to build a' smelter  in Kamloops and have it in operation in a year from January.   .  The provincial jail at New Westminster is filled to its full capacity  and at'present contains 102 inmates.  Within ten years Canada will  have 50,000 miles of railway.  This your 1,500 miles will be laid.  For building aud other purposes,  the Royal Columbian hospital in  New Westminster will raise 8120,-  000.  During   the   past   season  more,  than 1,100 whales were captured  off the west coast of Vancouver  Island.  The channel at the mouth of the  Nechaco river will be deepened and  all obstructions to navigation removed.  The editor of the Armstrong  Ad vertiser evidently bears a charmed life. He writes poetry for his  own paper.  Murdoek Mclntyre is disposing  of his interests in Phoenix, and  will remove to -Vancouver - in a  short time.  R. B. Ventris died in Duncan a  few days ago.    He had been cor- '  oner for the Cowichan district for  several years.  M. L. Grimmett. who formerly  ran a law office in Sandon, is building a residence in Merritt that will  cost over $5,000.      -   '  The Kaslo Kootenaian is about  two years behind in its   volume  number.   That paper was started *  in the spring of 1896.  In the Similkameen fruit belt  the ranchers have shipped all their  apples to outside points'and left  the home market bare.   t  This summer, -Indian and other '  fruit pickers received as high as $2   .  a day and board in some of the  fruit districts west of Greenwood.  '  z On  the  entire   C.P.R.   system "  there  are   1,500   flower gardens.  The company has sent half a mill*  ion bulbs for fall and spring. planting.   _    ..,.., v '   ���������-.���������.---'  ���������' - In the- Slocaiv J. C: Ryai* will;",.  resume operations' uponvthe "Soho '"  mine, provided he can "get supplies  up the hill before the Hnow gets too  deep.  In the Slocan, ore and supplies  are now being hauled by wagons  from Three Forks to the 15 Mile  House. This means more life in  the old camp of Three Forks.  Bob aud Neil Macdonald are  now residents of Merritt. In the  old stage days of the Slocan they "  ran the Blue Ridge hotel, and  afterwards conducted the Balmoral  in Sandon.  The Golden Sands placer claims  on the Similkameen river will be  worked again next summer. The  properties are equipped with an  electric pump with which' the  ground is hydrauliced.  P. Burns & Co. are fattening a  large number of hogs and cattle  upon their ranch near the distillery  at Sapperton. Tbe animals are  fattened by feeding them upon  distillery slop mixed with molasses. -  The government has been requested to place mail clerks on the  Arrow lake boats.  This fall potatoes are being hauled by team to Bakervillo a distance of 285 miles.  At Quesnel raffles have become  the principal form of gambling in  that frontier town.  At Keremeos Frank Richter obtained 32 boxes of apples from one  tree in his orchard.  John Knight has refused an offer  of $32,000 for his block on Main  street, in Chilliwack.  The Bank of Commerce has  made arrangements to open a  branch in Chilliwack.  Frank Richter has lived in the  Similkameen since 1864 and owns  10,000 acres of land.  From Quebeo, 5,000 tons of hay  is being imported for use in the  lumber camps of B. 0,  Gold in Iowa-Tiger.  Discovery of high-grade gold ore  in a deserted silver mine, made T.  F. Walsh wealthy and made the  great Camp Bird mine producing  its millions. A similar discovery  has just been made in the Iowa-  Tiger, another Sau Juan, Colorado  property. In this case the mine  bad not been abandoned but from  its lofty position above Silver lake  has been shipping lead-silver ore  nearly as steadily as its more famous neighbor. Recently occasional  high returns in gold caused a  search of the mine, and a high-  grade streak of ore was found on  the hanging wall. Since it differs  greatly from the other ore of the  mine it had passed unnoticed. The  full value of tbe find is yet uncertain, but we may at least Wish,  says the Scientific Mining Press,  that it may prove equal to that in  the Camp Bird.  After having wrestled with about  thirty dishes at a dinner, and after  this being called upon to Bpeak,  Horace Porter declared that he felt  a great sympathy with that woman  in Ireland who had had something  of a field day on haud. She began  by knocking down two somewhat  unpopular agents of her absentee  landlord, and was seen later in the  day dancing a jig on the fctomaoh  of the prostrate form of the> Free*  byteriau minister. One of her  frieuda admired her prowew in  this direction and invited ber ia  and gave her a good Ptiff glass of  whiskey. Her friend said, "Shall  I pour some water in your whiskey ?" aud tbe woman replied,  ' For God's sake, haven't i had  trouble enough already today?**-  '*5*  :>?m THE   LEDGE, ^GREENWOOD,   BRITISH  COLUMBIA  A Contest Between Human and  Brute Strength.  SANDOW   WAS   THE   VICTOR.  Stripped to the Waist, the Strong Man'  Wrestled   With the Enraged Animal,  Who Was Mittened and Muzzled, and  Thoroughly Subdued Him.  The story that Richard, later term-  ' td "Coeur de Lion." derived his namo  from the feat of tearing a live liou's  heart out of its body Is usually regarded today ns npocurypnnl. At this  distance ot time it- li Impossible to  ��������� tell what wns tlie truth. But if Kl;-h  nrd hud the strength of Saudow aud  strove with tbe 'ion under conditions  similar to those under which Saudow  wrestled with a .menagerie lion lu Snu  Francisco soiue years ago there may  be a basis of fact for the legend. In  the Strand Majjazine Mr. Saudow told  of the event:  It was to be a struggle between  brute strength mid human strength  Merely in order to prevent the lion  from tearing me to pieces with his  claws, mittens wore to be placed on  his feet and a muzzle over his head.  This lion. I must tell you, was a particularly fierce animal and only a  ���������week before had enjoyed a dish that  ���������was uot on rlie menu���������his keeper.  Well, the ougiigcuient was accordingly made nnd "A Lion Fight with  Sandow", widely advertised. The announcement, I am told, scut a thrill  through the cities for a hundred miles  round, and In order to be equipped for  a performance which would be found  to attract hundreds of thousands of  people I decided to rehearse my flght  ivitb the lion beforehand.  I had it in my mind that the effect  of miftening and muzzling the heast  might be to put liltn off the fight by  frightening him. and. realizing how  foolish I should appear facing a lion  that would not fight. 1 was desirous  of making certain that this should not  be the case.  Accordingly the Hon was mittened  ond muzzled, but only with the aid of  .sis strong men. aud 1 entered the cage  unarmed and stripped to the waist.  What happened was In direct opposition to my expectations; bagging bis  paws nnd Incasing his bead in a wire  cape only served to enrage the brute,  and no sooner had I stepped inside  than he crouched preparatory to  springing upon me.  His eyes ablaze with fury, he hurled  himself through the air, but missed,  for I had stepped aside, nnd before ho  had time to recover J caught him with  my left arm round the throat and  round the middle with my right, and.  although his weight was 5"J0 pounds, 1  : lifted him as uijru as my shoulder, gave  him a huge bug to instill into his mind  that he must respect tne and tossed  - him to the floor.  Roaring with rage, the beast rushed  fiercely toward me and raised his huge  paw to strike n heavy blow at my  head. As his paw cut through space  I felt tbe air fairly whistle and realized  not only my lurky escape, but the  lion's weak point and my strong one.  If only he struck uie once I knew It  would be my coup de grace, and I took  particular-cure that be never should  As 1 ducked niy bead to avoid tho  blow I succeeded iu getting a good  grip round the lion's body, with my  chest touching his and his feet over  my shoulders and hugged him with all  my strength. The more he scratched  and tore the harder I hugged him. and,  although his feet were protex-ted by  mittens, bis claws tore: through my  tights and part of my skin. But I had  hiin'as in a vise; bis mighty efforts to  get away proved of no avail.  Before leaving the cage, however, I  ���������was determined to try just one other  feat Moving away from the lion, I  stood with my back toward him, tbu3  openly inviting him to jump on me.  At once he sprang right on my back.  Throwing up my arms, I gripped his  head, then caught him firmly by the  neck and In one moment shot him  clean over my bead, assisted by the  animal's own Impetus, and launched  him before me like a sack of sawdust,  the action causing him to turn a complete somersault.  While he lay there, dazed, the door  was.unlocked, and I went out, my legs  and neck bleeding and with scratches  all over my body. But for these trifles  I cared nothing. 1 felt that I had conquered that lion and that I should have  little difficulty In mastering It on the  next occasion In public-  So thoroughly was he tamed, however, that the. great Dght lasted but  two minutes. When he would Qght no  more I lifted him up and walked rouud  the arena with him ou my shoulders,  he remaining as firm as a rock and as  quiet as an old sheep.  HIRED APPLAUSE.  The   Great   Rachel   Made  the   Claque  Earn Its Money.  Speaking of applause in theaters, a  theatrical man relates the following  concerning the great actress ItaciieJ:  "It seems that upon a certain opening night Itacbel received enthusiastic  applause, hut on the second night it  was so noticeably slim that the actress  felt deeply grieved and bitterly complained that the claque was not doing  Its duty. The leader of the hired 'applause makers' on hearing of her displeasure wrote her a letter in which he  endeavored to excuse himself from any  blame.  " 'Mademoiselle���������I cannot remain under the obloquy of a reproach from  such lips as yours,' he began. 'The  following Is nn authentic statement of  what really took place: At the first  representation I led the attack in person not less than thirty-three times.  We had three acclamations, four hilarities, two thrilling movements, four  renewals of applause and two Indefinite explosions. In fact, to such an  extent did we carry our applause that  the occupants of the stalls were scandalized and cried out a Ia portel  " 'My men were positively exhausted  wllh fatigue and even Intimated tome  that they could not again go through  such an evening. Seeing such to he  the case. I applied for the manuscript,  mid after having profoundly studied  the piece I was obliged to make up my  mind for the second representation to  certain curtailments in the service of  my men.'  "TlioWriter thus goes on nt some  length to assure the actress he will  try lo make future amends and requests ber to believe in his profound  ad mlrn tion."���������Exchange.  WHEELS IN THE WEST.  TALKING IN  FIGURES.  Significance of Certain Numbers In the  Telegraphers' Code.  "In the telegraphers' code numbers  have special significance of which the  geuer.il public is not aware," remarked  a veteran key night the othor day.  "Most everybody knows that 30  means 'good night,' or the end of a  story, but few outside the profession  know that 31 is also a code sign. Railroad operators, however, kuow that  this call is a signal to the operator nt  the other end to come back and repeat  train signals to the sending operator  It also has another meaning. 'Train  order to be signed by conductor and  engine driver.' Nineteen, on the other  hand, menus that the train order is not  to be signed by conductor or engine  driver. Twenty-four has also the latter significance on some roads.  "Five is simply nn interrogation  point and in the vernacular could hi*  trauslated 'Anything doing?' Thirteen  signifies 'Do you understand?' Twen  ty-five means 'busy,' but nobody seems  to know how it came to have that significance unless perhaps it means that  the operator is still in the midst of his  work, being some distance away from  30.  "Seventy-three means 'best regards.'  and newspaper men and operators em  ploy this expression constantly, or  course 23 has come to mean in this  numerical language just what it does  in ordinary parlance, 'skiddoo.' 'va  moose' or 'butt out' or any of the thousand and one other equivalents."���������New  York Llerald.  The Growth of Manufactures Marks a  World's Record.   ,  Winnipeg is not the only place in the  West that has wheels. In all probability there never was a case in tlie  world of so large a number of manufacturing towns jumping up in a new  country in so short a time as happened in the last ten years���������five for that  mutter���������in the once vast idle nowhere  of the wheal bolt.  It .may be an okl-fasliioned idea, this  of having smokestacks) nnd power-  'hous'js in a wilderness of wheat. And  it's tlie beginning of a curious phase  of progress in the prairie country, that  already before the West has found itself in economics there are two distinct classes of people quite outside of  polities.  One is the farmer; the other the  manufacturer. Now it's only a few  years since that meant practically the  West as apposed to the east. Wc have  heard over and over the plaint of the  ploughman on ihe prairie that the  West was being bled for the sake of  industrial pockets in tlie east.  J3ut almost suddenly we arc confronted with the fact���������thai in tlie West  also is growing up a class of people  whose interests are. to keep a reasonably high tariff wall. - For the West  lias begun to be an industrial country. There are scores of young towns  and little cities that are yearning to  make as much as possible of what the  West needs.  Kcgina, Calgary, Edmonton, Saskatoon, Loth bridge, Moosejaw, Prince  Albert, I'ortage la J'rairic���������yes, and a  whole scries of young communities in  new parts of the land���������all are becoming as inucii interested in tlie niade-  iii-Caiiiida idea as any pint of the  cast.  Does the western farmer want the  smokestack and the power-house kept  out of thu West? That seems improbable.  The western fiirmcr owes something  to the town and city. He will not do  well to forget that a town on the  prairie is not merely an aggregation  of stores and shop fronts and place.-/  of amusement. The town as a hive of  industry has as much right to develop  as the countryside. The city has a  place in the development of the country quite as much as tlie school section. .Some think the biggest thing  about a town ought to be the red elevator or the water tank. They say  that as long as Winnipeg and Port  Arthur and Fort William have enough  elevators and box cars there's no need  for factories.  But that's a very narrow estimate  of what development really means.  The farmer and the tradesman and  the elevator employe are not enough  to make cities. There must be factories. There must be population who  prefer the factory to the farm.  Sueli places are growing up. They  will continue to grow. The cry for  lower duties will never prevent them  The West has as much inherent  right to develop its water powers and  to exploit its areas of power fuel as  tlie east ever had. What does that  mean���������but factories? And how can  factories develop under free trade?���������  Canadian Courier.  HAVE BEEN CURED  ��������� \  , A Remarkable Record of Itching,  Burning, Disfiguring Eruptions  Successfully Treated.  HAS BIG CONTRIBUTORS.  That those who have suffered long aim  hopelessly from eczema ancl other torturing,  disfiguring eruptions of the sklu aud scalp  and who have lost faith in all manner of  treatment, may learn that there Is one way to  find immediate relief, the following remarkable  seiies of condensed testimonials Is published!  W. II! White, 312 E. Cabot St., Philadelphia: Knee to ankle a mass of eruption.  Suffering simply indescribable for six long  years. Had to scratch till blood ran una  health was undermined from lack of sleep.  Cuticura Remedies cured It without a mark.  Mrs. W. C. Maltlund, Jasper, Ont.: Itchy  rash on her baby's head when but threo  months old. It spread over entire body. Put  mittens on him to prevent tearing skin.  Reduced to a skeleton. Oie bath with Cuticura Soap and application of Cuticura Ointment southed him to sleep. A single set  cured hiin. Thinks child would have died  but lor Cuticura Remedies.  Mrs. Wm. Hunt, 259 Falrmount Ave.,  Newark, N. J.: Whole body a mass ol raw,  torturing eczema. Agonj was beyond words.  Huir all fell out and ears seemed ready to  drop off. Clothing would stick to bleeding  ilesli. Hoped death would .soon cud leuiliil  suffering. Cuticura Remedies cooled the itching, bleeding flesh at once und soon cured Her.  Mniu. J. ������. Remind, 277, Meiiluna St.,  Montreal: Treutud by doctors 26 years lor  bud L'cv.ema un leg. It peeled from knee  duwu; foot like raw Hush. Doctor advi.icd  cutting leg oil. Decided to try Cuticura  Reinedles first. In two months'use ol Cuti-  curu Remedies she was cured.  Mrs. Nora liniiiiott, 2G, Lcnn Gardens.  Brook Green, London: Two little gills had  dicnillul scalp trouble that doctors culled  ringworm. Cried with intense itching. Hospital treatment gave frightful pain but did  no good. Suffered three years, cured by  three sets of Cuticura Soap and Ointment.  II. A. KnitsfcoiT, 071-1 Wabash Ave.,  Chicago: Itching eruption spread from hand*  to body. Literally tore Ills skin off in shreds.  Doctors and icmedies did no good. Cuticura  Soap, Ointment and Pills slopped itching  quickly and cured disease in three weeks.  Frank Gridlcy. 325 10. -13rd St., New York:  Jn twenty-four hours he became raw from  head to loot with a dieadfui burning itch.  Suffered agonies and could uot lie down or  tit up. Cuticura Soap and Cuticura Ointment  cuied him in a single day.  Mrs. Kate Brougham, 200 Dewey ,St.,  Bennington, Vt.: Rash came on her baby  and soon turned to watery, crusted eczema  over face, head and body. He was a fearful  sight and all attempts at cure, were fruitless.  Vastly Improved in a week by use of Cuticura  Remedies and soon skin was clear and healthy.  O. J. Dunce, 27, New Road, Brentford.  England: Toitured for five years with bad  skin disease. Attended hospital five months  without success. Covered with eruption. No  Bleep nor rest. Felt like tearing himself to  pieces with terrible itching. With first application of Cuticura Ointment was relieved and  got good night's sleep. In a fortnight Cuticura Ointment cured liim us if by magic.  Cuticura Soap, Cuticura Ointment, Cuticura  Resolvent and Cuticura Pills are sold by drug-  gi.sts everywhere.   Send to  Putter Drug cfe  hem. C(  Cuticura  Boston, Muss., for free 32-page  Jhem. Corp.,  Book on skill diseases.  Turn  Me Over  Wandering over a Held one day a  man came across a large stone, inscribed:  "Turn me over."  "Turn -me over."  After much difficulty he succeeded  in turning it over, and found on the  other side of the stone the words:  "Now turn nie hack again so I can  catch some other idiot."  Different Style.  Edward, aged six, was sent fo a barber shop to get IiIh hnlr cut. Tbe barber who was assigned to the Job had  red balr.  "Would you like fo have your hair  cut like mine?" asked the barber.  "No, sir," nnf-wpred Edward. "Cut  It some other color, please."���������Chicago  News.  The Governor's Quick Wit.  While talking to a former governor  of Illinois, who was noted for the  quickness of his wit, an English tour  ist spoke with special fervor of a sight  he had seen in another state.  "I attended a Sunday service for  the inmates of the state prison." he  said, "and I learned that of the 20S  persons now confined there all but  twelve 'voluntarily attend religious  services held in the prison chapel twice  each Sunday."  "Most extraordinary," said the governor musingly. "I am sorry to say It  Is not so with us. But then." he added soberly. "In Illinois, you see, most  of the respectable people do not come  to prison."���������Lippincott's.  Ontario Returns Compliment.  This lime it is Ontario that sends  an educational leader to Nova Scotia,  in ]>art payment, as it were, for some  of the men the Maritime Provinces  have given to this and other parts of  the Dominion. Kev. Canon Powell of  North Toronto, will, at the close of the  summer vacation, enter upon his duties as principal and vice-chancc-lloi  ���������jf King's College, Windsor, N.S.  Canon Powell was born in Thombury,  County of Grey, March 17, 18G3. He  received his public school education  in Port l'.Igin, aud his high school education at. Kincardine, after which he  taught in Bruce County for four years.  Mr. Powell matriculated from the Toronto Church School for Boys in 1890,  after which he attended Trinity College, completing the divinity course in  1893. While rector of St. Clement's  Church, North Toronto, before he tendered his resignation, he was a member of the senate of the Toronto University, of the corporation of Trinity  College, of the executive of convocation of Trinity College, of the executive committee of the synod, Toronto  diocese, and of the Sunday School  committee of the synod, Toronto diocese. ���������    -' '  quickly steps eoagho, auras solds, heals  Iks  throat and  lungs. ...   25 cents.  atten-  "That young fellow is   very  tive."  "Tes, said the hello of the beach,  "and he must he worth all kinds of  money."  "Has he bought you a ton of  candy?"  "No he has not spent a cent, on  me yet."���������Louisville Courier-Journal.  Sign Language.  Brown and Jones were having their  usual stroll and had Just had a few  minutes' conversation with Robinson,  who was accompanied by his wife.  After they had gone on some little distance Brown said to Jones:  "Did you notice that Mrs. Robinson  never said a word?"  "Oh, yes," said Jones. "You see, she's  deaf and dumb."  "Lucky chap is Robinson. But.I suppose she can talk with her Angers'/"  asked Brown.  "I think so," replied Jones, "for Robinson basa't a dozen hairs left on his  head."  Settlement Work.  "Came into a fortune, didn't he?"  "Yes, a big one."  "What's he doin' these days?"  "lie has become interested In settlement work."  "Well, that ought to keep him occupied for awhile; he owed everybody."  ���������Houston Post  Poor Service.  As the fire truck ciiine dunging along  the street car tracks Uncle Ben stood  at the corner and waved his hat.  "Ding it!" he exclninied when the  truck had passed. "That wouldn't stop  neither."���������Buffalo Express.  Ilapplness is a bird we pursue our  life long without catching It���������Vlrey.  There is n society for the prevention  of cruelty to all animals���������except man.  Title and ancestry render   a   good  -man morn illustrious, but an ill one  more contemptibin.���������Addison.  Suit the action to the word, the  word to the action, with his special  observance, that you overstep not the  modesty .,of nature. ��������� Shakespeare  "Hamlet."'  His Night Work.  C.vnlral Friend���������If the baby Is the  boss of the establishment and his  mother Is the superintendent, pray  what position do you occupy? Young  Father (wearily)-Oh, I'm the floorwalker.���������Baltimore American.  Jewelry Galore.  Mrs. Hoyle��������� Covered with Jewels,  Isn't she? Mrs. Doyle���������Yes; It is hard  to tell at first glance whether she belongs to the mineral or animal kingdom.-Life.  They Did Not Talk.  Some persons like one sort of shoe  and some another, hut the kind which  was desired by Pierre, the French-  Canadian mill-hand, has never enjoyed a wide popularity.  "Shoes for Sunday," Pierre stated  to the young man who advanced; to  meet him as he entered the salesroom  of the big shoe factory.  He then sat heavily down on one  of the red plush seats and allowed the  salesman to insert his feet in a pair  of bright yellow shoes. When they  were fairly oh, Pierre stood, moved hid  feet this way and that, took a few  steps, and shaking his head, sat down  again.  "What's the matter?" asked the  clerk. "Do they hurt? Are they too  tight?" ;  Pierre shook his head violently.  "She no tight," he said, "but also  she no talk. Shoes for Sunday must  talk, talk, all the way up in church  for to soun' stylish, see?"  Too Much Burns.  One can sympathize with the piety  of the Tarn o' Shanter Burns Club,  says a Glasgow paper, in restoring  the tombstone which marks tho resting-place of Mary Morison, who died  109 years ago, at the ago of 20. But  even the most enthusiastic Burni  worshippers must think that the limit  has been reached in the addition to  the Alloway Museum of the old stone  trough whieh was in use at the Tarn  o' Shanter Inn, Ayr, in the poet's lifetime. From what we know of Burns  there is not the slightest probability  that he ever drank out of it.  DEAFNESS CANNOT BE CURED  by local applications, as they cannot  reach tlie diseased portion of the ear.  There is only one way to .cure deafness, and that is by constitutional  remedies. Deafness is caused by an  inflamed, condition of the mucous lining of the Eustachian: Tube. When  this tube is inflamed you'have a  rumbling sound or imperfect hearing,  and when it is entirely closed, deaf,  ness is the result, and unless the inflammation can be taken out and this  tube restored to its normal condition,  hearing will be destroyed forever;  nine cases out of ten are caused by  Catarrh, which is nothing but an inflamed condition of "the mucous surfaces.  We will give One. Hundred Dollars  for any case of Deafness (caused by  catarrh) that-cannot be cured by  Hall's Catarrh Cure. Send for circulars,-free.      7 "'  F. J. CHENEY & CO., Toledo, 0.  Sold by Druggists, 75c.  Take Hall's Family  Pills for constipation.  Right On the dob  "Yes," said the busy merchant, "I  advertised for a porter, but only a  strong, muscular man can fill the  place. What was your last occupation?"  "I carved spring chickens in a  downtown restaurant," answered the  applicant.  "Take off your coat and get to work  at once," said the busy merchant, as  he turned to his ledger.���������Chicago  News.  The   London   Gazette   Is  Written  by  Statesmen,  Kings and Queens.  Which is the most important newspaper in the British Empire? Ninety-  nine people out-of a hundred would  probably reply "The Times." But  they would be wrong, that is, if one  may judge the importance of a newspaper by. the official character of-its  news., -  The title really belongs to The London Gazette, the oldest and least read  of any newspaper in the old country.  It is issued by the Government,'and  is the channel of communication between royalty, the Cabinet, and the  people. Kings-and Queens have written for it, while Cabinet Ministers are  regular contributors. Its advertisements are regulated by law, ancl no  great manufacturer could obtain a  "puff," even although he were willing  to pay $50,000 a line for it.  The Gazette varies considerably in  size. Sometimes it consists merely o(f  one page, and sometimes between 400  and 500. In one .memorable week, in  1847���������the "Railway Year"���������so many  Parliamentary notices had to be published that The Gazette for one week  totalled about 3,000 pages; but the  price always remains the same���������namely, Is., and it is said to yield a profit  of about $100,000 a year, in spite of  the fact that it has never been sold at  a railway bookstall and no newsboy  has ever cried its name in tho street.  Practically the only people who buy  it aro Government officials and lawyers.  The Oazotfe is the oldest and at the  s.'iine time the youngest newspaper iu  the kingdom, as well as being tho  most imjiortiint. It was first published in it-Co, in the reign of Charles 11.,  and has over since appeared twice' a  week, with supplementary is.-ues now  and then if required. "It was first published at Oxford, as the court was in  residence there during the Plague, but  when the hitter abated it was brou������ht  to London, and for more than "130  years has boon published by Messrs.  Harrison, the well-known printers of  St. Martin's Lane. At the same time,  it is the youngest newspaper on account of the fact that it was only a  few months ago that it contained the  following announcement:���������  "This Journal has been registered at  the G.P.O. for transmission by inland  post as a newspaper."  Previously it had been regarded a?  a Government publication onlv, and  was dispatched "O.H.M.S.," in this  way escaping postal charges altogether; but apparently the Government  saw a way to reap a' few extra halfpennies.  An interesting illustration of the  important position held by The Gazette before newspapers and telegraphs  were what they are is furnished by  the manner in which the news of the  Battle of the Alma was made public  in 1854. The news was reeeived by  the Secretary of State on Saturday  evening. There-were no newspapers  until Sunday, and it was important  that the public anxiety should be allayed by the widest possible circulation of such a piece of news.  James Harrison was sent for, an.i  the position explained to him when he  reached Downing Street. He imnipdi  ately thought 'of tlie theatres. There  were three of them open;, why not  have the telegram rend out there? The  plan was considered excellent, and  Mr. Harrison returned fo St. Mart in'*  Lane, set up the news with his own  hands, and sent men round to the  theatres with early copies of The Gaz  ette. "See the manager," were the instructions to the messengers. "Take  no refusal. Insist on having the performance stopped by order of the Secretary of State while this news is read  out." The men obeyed the order to  the letter, and at Drury Lane and  other theatres the scenes were historic.  In the meantime Mr. Harrison made  his way to the Mansion House arid  communicated the glad tidings to. the  Lord Mayor and sheriffs.  Chronic indigestion and bowel trouble  which is overcome quickly by Dr.  , CHASE'S    KIDNEY    AND   '  LIVER  PILLS  To the'person with liver and stomach troubles everything looks^ blue  and life is scarcely worth living".  How different he feels even after the  first dose of Dr.'Chase's Kidney and  Liver Pills. There is no treatment obtainable which so quickly and thoroughly awakens sluggish liver ��������� and  s'.its the bowels in healthful and 'regular action.  Tliere is no question that this condition is the real cause, of trouble and  that any medicine which falls short  of regulating these organs can at most  only afford temporary relief. _  What'tired, languid feelings after  meals, when the process of digestion  i.s going on. What annoyance from  belching wind, pressure of gas on the  heart -and consequent smothering sensations. What a misreiible depressing  feeling comes over mind and body.  And yet how' easy it is to change all  this by use of this medicine of well-  known and decidedly remarkable  value.  - You are not making any experiment  whenyou us? Dr. Chase's Kidney and  Liver' Pills, for, liver, stomach, and  bowel disorders. ��������� You can be sure before you use them that. the results  will be'satisfactory. You will not  wonder.then why.some people are so  enthusiastic when they talk about Dr.  Chase's medicines.    ' .;-.'  Mrs. James Lawrence, , West-L'Ar-  loise, C. B.', .writes:. "I have . great  confidence in Dr. Chase's medicines  and believe that Dr..'Chase's Kidney-  Liver Pills saved my life. I was a  great sufferer from chronic dyspepsia  and entirely, unable to do anything.  Two boxes of Dr. Chase's Kidney-  Liver Pills cured mc and I have recommended'.them, to niany people.-  . "My husband ��������� was cured of liver  complaint by using these'pills arid we  would not think* .of .being without  them in the house." "  Dr. Chase's Kidney and Liver Pills.  One pill a dose, 25 cts. a box all,dealers or Edmanson, Bates & Co.,- Toronto. Write for free copy of' Dr.  Dr. Chase's Recipes.  His Reverence at tho Barber's  "Drink," said the irrepressible  joker, beckoning to the waiter, "is a  great evil, ijotn my lather confessor  uiiu my barber agree on that.  "l''!itm-r aiiibrunu went iu the other  day to get a suave. He observed tlmt  tuu bin ber was Suffering from a recent night out, but tiecuied to take a  eiiitncL'. In a few moments tne bar-  burs razor had nicked the father's  uiicck.  " "Ihere, Pat, you have cut me,"  said the priest, as lie raised his hand  and caressed tne wound.  " 'lis, y'r riv'runce,' answered tho  barber.  " "That shows you/ continued the  priest, in a tone of censure, "what'tne  use of liquor will do."  " 'Yis, y'r riv'rance,' replied the  barber, humbly; "it makes the skin  tirfdcrJ' "  How to Make Puddings Without Milk  Mr. Economic���������did you write to the  iriun who advertises to "show people  how to, make ptuidings without milk  and have thein richer?"  iWrs. Economic���������Yes, and sent him  a'sliilling. "*   ' '���������'.-.  ������������������������������������  What did ho reply? '   ''  Use cream.  A Safe Pill for Sufferers.���������There arc  pills that violently purge and fill the  stomach and intestines with pain.  Parmelee's Vegetable Pills are mild  and effective. They are purely vegetable, no mineral purgative entering  into their composition, and their effect  is soothing and beneiicial. Try them  and be convinced. Thousands can  attest their great curative qualities  because thousands owe their health  and strength to the timely use of this  most excellent medicine.  Cheapest of All -' Oils.���������Considering  tlie curative qualities of Dr. Thomas'  Eclectric Oil it is tlie cheapest of all.  preparations offered to the public. It  is to be found in every drug store ih  Canada from coast to coast and all  country merchants keep it for.sale.  So, being easily procurable and' extremely moderate in price, no. one  snoulu be without a bottle of it..  And many a man's race prejudice is'  due to having bet on the wrong  horse.  A woman can love a man because  it is her duty to; a man can love some  other 'woman because it's his duty' not  to.���������New York Press.  "My husband," said the pale woman, "is to-day beneath the cold, cold  waves."  Deeply touched, the benevolent  gentleman paid 5s. for an ornament  which he did not want.  "Yes," she continued, when the  money was safely tucked into her  pocket; "he is stoking on a new submarine torpedo-boat."  Mother���������"Children, I 'am shocked.  You each promised me faithfully you  would not eat your orangefc until after  dinner.   You have deceived me."  Willie���������"No, mamma;-we didn't eat  our own oranges. Tommy ate mine  and I ate his.". - ,     . -        lv  >klr stops coughs, carts colds, hesls  throat and long*. ������  -  ��������� 2S casta.  Minard's Liniment Relieves Neuralgia  c "Here's a newspaper says Roosevelt  is going to say nothing for two  months."  "Well, most newspapers are reliable,  but now and then you find one that  isn't."  only  Janet���������Viola says there   was  one drawback to her wedding.  Fanny���������What was that?  Janet���������She says her father looked  too cheerful when he gave her away.  ���������Boston Globe.  Visitor���������Why are you here, my poor  man?  No. 232323���������For being honest.  Visitor���������What 1   For being honest?  No. 232323���������Yep; I was accused of  stealing a, diamond and 1 pleaded  guilty.  Pleating a well worn coin on a red-  hot shovel will frequently make, the  inscription  eligible.  Minard's Liniment for sale everywhere  Dauber���������Do you think - my new  battle picture expresses the horrors of  war?  * Krittick���������"Oh, yes; it's the awfulest  filing I ever saw."  In Shakespeare's    time    the    word  nephew" was applied to grandsons.  Regarded as ono of the most potent  compounds ever introduced with  which to combat all summer complaints and inflammation of the  bowels, Dr. J. D. Kcllogg's Dysentery  Cordial has won a reputation for itself  that no other cordial for the purpose  can aspire to. For young or old suffering from these complaints it i.s tho  best medicine that can he procured.  Only the Young Onss Did. "  While the matinee hat problem  is  still unsolved  in  many  parts of the  Empire, the   social   conundrum   wa3 ,  simply and expeditiously dealt with in I  Australia two years ago.   Complaints '���������  h<id been showered upon the threatri- J  cal managers to such an extent that i  they arranged a conference.   The fol- I  lowing Saturday night, at all the theatres in Sydney, Melbourne, Adelaide,  and Perth there was thrown on a cinematograph  screen the  following notice: "Ladies under 50 years of age  are requested to remove their hats."  The theatrical  managers up  country  varied the request according to their  taste.   At  Ballarat the formula  was:  "Ladies take your hats off, but keep  your hair on!"   Thus was the "ridiculous   hat"    killed    in   one   night  throughout the Commonwealth.  LOADED BLACK  POWDER SHELLS  THE RED  BRAND  TUMI MARK Aid. IN V. I. fAT. Off.  Shoot Strong and Evenly,  Are Sure Fire,  Will Stand Reloading.  They Always (set the Qame.  For Sale Everywhere.  Want of care does more da mage than  want of Knowledge.���������Franklin.  He (ns he rips off half a yard of  ruffle)���������"You Itnow, I think dancing  the most delightful amusement."  She (sweetly)���������"Indeed? Then I  should think you would like to learn."  "The way the home team is playing  makes me tired."  "Me too. I fear some of the star  players lead aimless lives."  The ancient city of Tarsus, in Asia  Minor, is now lighted h* electricity.  Power is obtained from the Cyndus  river.  Jack's Portion  Jack Spratt could eat no fat,  His wife could eat her fill,  She hnd a bird's wing on her hat,  And Jank���������he had the bill.  ���������Montreal Star.  Btiliil  mtwfi&ffliiW  fflmmm  ���������liilP  '���������.\SM5si!  W. N. U��������� No. 8I������.  Heard As They Pass  "I don't know, exactly, whether to  get a sewing machine or a phonograph."  "Oh, it's a lovely book.   Four love  stories all mixed up."  "Oh, I'm always broke at this time  of the year, unless I force, myself to  keep out of the stores. When I see  things soiling so cheaply I just have  to buy whether T need'them or not."  "He's so proud of his little font, it's  a wonder he doesn't wear French  heels to show off his high instep."  "Yes, lie's n new man in the office;  awfully good looking, isn't he, and so  polite."���������Detroit News.  A Profitable Challenge  A well known French actor became  involved in a discussion with an  American, grew heated, drew his card  from his'pocket, threw it on the table  with a tragic air and stalked out. The  American regarded the card for some  moments,- then took out his fountain  pen, wrote "Admit bearer" above tho  engraved lino and wont off to the  theatre.���������Argonaut.  One's Opinions  Errors of opinion may be tolerntod  where reason is let free to combat it.  ���������Thomas Jefferson.  The foolish and the dead alone  never change their opinion.���������Lowell,  /Y  lu  "���������*-*  L-  v.-o  &v:  ���������y?^'F\fi���������/- /;<,     aJP  '~V  Do You Realize  the Advantages of Concrete ?  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It contains much useful  Information that will put you In tho way  of saving money, Among the subjects  treated are: Barns, Dairies, Fence Posts,  Feeding Fltors, Hitching Posts, Root jS^S rn a y  Cellars, 8llos, Stables, Stairs, Stalls, A^f fiPn,l mf a  Trouohs, Walks, Well Curbs, and ^X B. mc a  so forth. JrS      C0Py ������* " What  REMEMBER���������This  book     Is    jfl^ the  Farmer   Can  You  Name,,  Address   \l-  A\.  1%  ���������M  I  ,t  v  m  v  %  4  i  ���������)?  t. ���������  'i  ia  M  I-,  A'K.  I"  v'i.4  mmmmtmmaasm  ^x+XZ  tMiwmmu^mmmmmimn^mmmm'mmmeiu  nonm  mmiwm^\E2%miwmiit^i<'mi>^*^wiito*i>o������*������*!?'  y;PW.;rJffl������.i..|,W"Uiu.n  '..���������?-���������������* iii  WB?������MM%  \������0$������ ^'7,"-^i;.7a';^^^  ���������;pS;;..-. _;;.;'.  -������"=-.'.", -: -r.b .'j-iV- .: U'.-.  THE   LEDGE,   GREENWOOD,   BRITISH COLUMBIA.  i*  >;  . ,ln the: Air   ������������������  The East, Wind���������"(Well,"they have  lis' harnessed."  The West Wind���������"Yes, but  can't drive us tandem."���������New  Sun.  they  York  Minard's  Gents,-  Linimcnt Co., Limited.  -A   customer   of   ours   cured  a  very   bad  case of  distemper  in  a  valuable  horse  by  the use  of MINARD'S LINIMENT.  Yours truly,   ,  VILANDIE .FKERES.  "But you must admit," 'said Reggy  Sapp, as he toyed with Ins oriole hatband, ."that 1 have a- great deal of  self-possession."  "How fortunate!" replied Miss Tabasco, with a' frigid twinkle in her  eye.- "I, am.sure, no one else would  care^to possess you." "* '  anlokly stops ao'ngba/avca oclda, heals  ib������  throat and lungs. ���������   ���������   ��������� 88 canta.  In' a certain village a travelling  tradesman entered and called for a  drink. After drinking it he asked the  man behind the bar if many motor  cars passed that way. "No," replied  th'o latter. "Why do you ask that  question?" "I "thought you might  have mistaken me for a motorist and  given me petrol instead- of whiskey,"  gently retorted the traveller.  SIRES AND SONS.  *'-   ~       ���������  Thomas A. Edison started life as a  newsboy op tlie Grand Trunk railroad.  John Clarke of Portland, Me., is believed lo be tlie only living survivor of  the crew of 400 on the famous Great  Eastern.   , r.  Earl Grey, the governor general of  Canada, will make an expedition into  tbe foreign fastnesses of Ills dominions  this-fall aud will bo the first ruler of  Canada to see Hudson bay.  H. W. Child, who owns and runs the  hotels and stages In the Yellowstone  park, is,a great judge of, horses and  owns 1.200 or 1.500 of them.  Robert Lincoln, son.of Abraham Lincoln, has had a distinguished and tin-  reproachable career, having served on  Grant's- staff during -the war, been  United States ambassador, to Great  Britain and secretary of war under  Garfield. Aside from these twelve  years of public life, bis time has been  devoted entirely to commercial interests in Chicago.  Captain E. H. Pentecost, commander  of the Cunard liner Sasonla, has retired from the company's service. Captain Penlecost has bad a remarkable  and varied career, and- his escapes  from dealb have been'many and thrilling. Captain Pentecost, who Is now in  the prime of life, recently, married an  American woman and Intends to make  his future home In this country.  '   HELPING-HUMANITY.    ���������  Father  tnd   Son   Viewed   Conditions  From Opposite Standpoints.  Twenty years ago, says the Chicago  Advance, a discouraged young doctor  hi'a' large city was visited once by his  old father, who came up from a rural  district to look after bia, boy. j  "Well, sou," he said, "how are yon'  getting along?";  "I'm' not getting along at all," was  the disheartened reply. "I'm not do-|  ing a thing." '  - The old man's countenance fell, but!  he spoke of courage and patience andi  perseverance. Later In the day he1  .went with his son to the free dls-'  pensary, where the young doctor bad'  ah unsalaried position and where be  spent au hour or more every day. Tho  father sat by, a silent but Intensely Interested spectator,' while twenty-five  poor unfortunates received help. The  : doctorforgot his visitor while he bent  his skilled energies to the task, but  hardly had the door closed on the last  patient when tbe old man burst forth:  "I thought you told me that you  were not doing anythingl Why, if I  bad helped twenty-five people Id a  month ns much as you have In one  morning! would thank God my life  counted for something."  "There Isn't any money In It,  though," explained the son, somewhat  abashed. "Money!" tho old man shouted, still scornfully. "Money! What  Is money In comparison with being1 of  use to your-fellow men? Never mind  about money. You go right along at  this work every day. I'll go back to  the farm and gladly earn money  enough to support you as long as I  live���������yes, and sleep sound every night  with the, thought, that I have helped  you to help your fellow men."  HOW THE NAVY IS RUN  RANKS AND GRADES IN ORGANI-  ZATION OF GREAT SHIPS.  Old Office of Lord High Admiral Has  . Given Way, to a Body Called the  Lords of the Admiralty ��������� Under  Them Is Naval War Council, and  Under That Committee the Admirals of the Fleet..  Your Druggist Will Tell You  Murine Eye Remedy relieves Sort  Eyes, Strengthens Weak Eye't>,  lioesn't Smart, Soothes liye Pam,  and' sells for 50c. Try Murine in  Your Eyes and in Baby's Eyes foi  Scaly Eyelids and Granulation. 1  "I admire your   wife's .style;   she  dresses so quietly."  "ii'in, her maid doesn't say so."  There may be other corn cures, but  Holloway's Corn Cure stands at tlie  heud of tlie list so far as results are  concerned.  The Writers.  A web two and a quarter miles long  has been taken from the body of a  spider.  Minard's Liniment Cures Burns, Etc.  Helping Him Out  Tired Walker���������Wot ye  foolin  the dog fer, Fuzzy?"  "Old friend  of mine.    Gives  me  bite every time I come round."  wid  GOOD HEALTH FOR BABY  AT VERlf LITTLE COST  G. K. Chesterton Is to venture into'  the Held where Conan Doyle Is supreme. He.will write a series of detective stories.  E.. Phillips Oppenheim. the novelist. Is  preparing to come to America: for a  visit to the home of his American wife,  near. Boston, and to confer with his  publishers, Little, Brown & Co.  Before Byron was sent to Harrow he  was for a time a pupil of the grammar  school in Aberdeen. Near that school  a bronze statue of the poet has just  been erected. Tbe money for it was  raised by public subscription.  Cnmille Lemonnler, tbe lending nov-  sllst of Belgium, the author of fifty  books, has written stories of war, of  nature, of sex, of the labor struggle,  that won .the admiration of Flaubert  and Maupassant a generation ago and  are still regarded us supreme hi their  own field.  Current Comment.  Baby's Own Tablets only cost 25  cents a box. A box bought now may  save.-.-baby's.- life. Summer complaints  come suddenly, and carry away-thousands of little ones every year. If  the stomach and bowels are kept in  order there is little danger from these  troubles. ' Baby's' Own Tablets is the  best medicine in the world for preventing and curing stomach and  bowel, troubles.. They can be given  with; perfect safety -to the new-born  babe or to the well grown child. An  occasional dose of the tablets will regulate tlie stomach and bowels and  prevent summer complaints. The  mother who keeps these Tablets on  hand may feel assured her "little ones  are safe. If you have not got a box  of the Tablets get one without delay.  Uo not wait until trouble comes; it  may then be too late., Sold by medicine dealers or by mail at 25 cents a  box from The Dr. Williams' Medi-  -cine'Co., Broekville, Ont.    '  "I think I have discovered a system  to beat tlie ' bookies," remarked Mr.  Gunson, looking over the top of the  morning paper. ,  "What you need just now is a system to beat the carpets," retorted  Mrs. Gunson, decidedly.  A power which, like Nicaragua, can  buy a converted yacht and call It a  navy must at least be credited with a  vivid imagination.���������Pittsburg Chronicle-Telegraph.  After all, the bobble skirt may be a  good thing. So long as women are the  slaves of fashion t hey will not become  the masters of men. Cheer up, brothers!���������Washington Post.  That one who prays for another can  be arrested for practicing medicine Illegally Is a feature of medical Jurisprudence which is causing considerable comment among laymen. "A recent-case in New York city Is an example of the new Idea, and If the case  Is won by the complainants Its effects  are likely to be widespread.���������New  York Tribune.  SHREWD VICTOR HUGO.  Quiet  Way  In Which  He  Bullied'tha  Theatrical Managers.  Here are the methods which Dumas  tbe elder and Victor Hugo employed  when they had a new play to offer to  the theater. Dumas would write to  tbe director of the Porte SL Martin:  .My;. Dear Friend���������I shall bring you on  Monday a play In five acts. 1 shall need  Mile. Georges, Mme.;Doryal, Socage, JLock-  roy, Provost and ttvo new scenes.  This extravagance would alarm the  director, who would put off the production of the play till better days.  Then Victor Hugo would appear and  shyly draw a manuscript out of his  pocket. He would agree to everything.  The stock company would play his  piece admirably, since all he wanted  was n good ensemble; no new decorations would be needed nor any change  at all.   .  So the piece would be read, nnd as  the roles were distributed Hugo would  say musingly. "Dieu, how fine Frederick would be In that part!" "That Is  true," Horel would murmur, and a few  days af'.cr he would announce that  Frederick was engaged. Hugo would  then remonstrate that this destroyed  the equipoise of the cast, and Raucourt.  Laferriere ������ted Mile. Georges would  be engaged. Then Hugo would attack  the stage setting. Old scenes that  the public had tired of were almo"st  nn insult to these great artists. If  Horel showed reluctance a t this, Hugo  would threaten to withdraw his piece.  And so the game would go on till,  little by little, Hugo had obtained everything he wanted, even to the  changing of the paper hangings in the  stage boxes.  Facts From France.  Sweet and palatable, Mother Graves'  Worm Exterminator i.s acceptable to  children, and it does its work surely  and promptly.  First Rival���������I wonder, dear, if "I  shall lose my locks as you have done  when 1 get your age?  Second llivul���������You'll bo in luck if  you do:  Minard's   Liniment   Cures   Dandruff.  Australians hold a world's record in  tea.: consumption, drinking ... nearly  eight pbun"ds a'hend yearly. .'."'  The French navy claims to have obtained the sole rights to nn invention  which will stop leaks in submarines automatically.  ���������The French exports of window glass  are less limn one-half what they were  five years ago. owing to the erection of  factories In countries formerly supplied by France.  Somewhat In line with the electrically lighted scarfpin Is one devised by a  French Jeweler in which linages of.an-  Imiils are made 'to'move by'"motors supplied with power from a pocket battery.  Talent Appreciated  "Do you think John Milton would  be facing poverty if he wore alive today?"-.  "Not if he was willing to go into  vaudeville." -.��������� Washington livening  Star.  Australia's Stony Desert.  The great stony desert of north Australia was discovered by Captain Sturt,  an Australian explorer, In 1S45-6. It  is north of the river Darling and Is  about 300 miles long and 100 broad,  consisting of sandy dunes or ridges.  Its want of trees, except along tbe  creeks, gives the country a sterile appearance. These ridges were probably  formed by the joint effect of winds  nnd a gradually retiring'sea.'According to Captain Sturt, these waters  were gradually lost by evaporation or  carried to some undiscovered sea. Tha  only vegetation; growing scantily. Is  prickly acacias in full bloom, all of  stunted growth. Water Is scarce except in the creeks which are sheltered,  and this Is generally brackish. Few  travelers care to traverse this Inhospitable desert  Social Events  Mr. Browning (pompously)���������"This  is a great day for us at home. My  daughter coiiins out to-night."  Mrs. "Diggle (surprised) ��������� "You  don't say so, mister? So does my  'usband; 'e's been; in for a month."���������  The Tattler.",  A Quick Lie.  Presence of mind recently saved an  eminent actor his gold watch and'  chain. While crossing a bridge In ai  thick night mist a suspicious looking'  man suddenly loomed up out of the  obscurity.  "Can you tell me the time, gov'nor?"  he gruffly Inquired.  "You are too late, ray dear sir," replied the actor suavely. "A gentleman  who passed a minute ago stole my  watch!"���������Exchange.  Tho Aftermath.  Mrs. DuPuy���������I was so surprised to  hear that Edith and Mr. Sisslngham  were mnrried. You know tbey always  used to claim their attachment was  merely platonlc. Mrs. Kolkremes���������  Yes. I remember. But now, I fear,  they wouldn't claim it was even that  -Lippincott's.  Exercise.  Walking, we'are told. Is a good exercise���������better than riding In an automobile. The trouble Is that a great many  of us are not looking for exercise-  Milwaukee Sentinel.  A Forecaat.  Jones-What do you think will be  tbe   end   of   tbe   woman   question]  Brown-There    won't   be   any   end.  They'll always be asklii1; 'em.  Praise undeserved Is satire in <Q0*  guise.���������Broadhurst,  White underwear, even if of the  jiame texture as red, is much cooler.  This has just been discovered by the  siirgeon-genural of the U.S. army.  Little Willie���������"Say, pa, what is  worldly wisdom?"  Pa���������"Worldly wisdom, my son, is a  perfect knowledge of tlie failings of  our neighbors."  At the dedication of a new fire engine in a little town on the Massachu-  sptls const, the following toast wns  proposed: May she bo like.the dear  old maids of our village; always  ready, but nevor called for."���������-Success.  Once upon a time our navy was ruled by a lord high admiral, a fine old  title.- resplendent with' many of our  greatest maritime achievements, says  a riaval expert in a recent article.  This ancient office is now represented  by the Lords of the Admiralty under  the headship of the First Lord, a civilian member of the Government, impersonating the-national control ofthe  navy, and responsible to the King and  -Parliament for the 'entire naval machine. This icsponsibility may be described as embracing the building of  the- required types of ships, the appointment of elticient captains, and  the bestowal of honors and rewards  upon the proper persons. He, in fact,  sees that the policy, of the Admiralty  is directed in accordance with the  policy adopted by his party towards  the international situation.  His chief instruments are the Naval  Lords of the Admiralty led by the  First Sea Lord, who is his adviser  touching all matters relating to the  efficiency of the-navy as a fighting ma-  chince. He hiis the right to appoint  oflicers to positions of second in command, and in effect largely influences  all other appointments. Should the  readiness of tho fleet for war on its  mobilization ever fail in emergency,  his would be the supreme responsibility. His understudy . is the Second  Sea Lord, who must be'ready to step  into his shoes 'if. required. His spe  ciiil responsibility is for the manning  of our ships and the training of our  sailors, and he may make appointments .up to the rank of navigating  officer. We then come to the Third  Sea Lord, whose duty is the control  of shipbuilding, the designs of oui  ships, their progress and completion  as well as the provision of guns nnd  machinery. Bolow these a junior lord  is in charge of transport and coaling,  a civil lord of'contracts and building,  while a permanent secretary deals  with the staff of the department and  a Parliamentary secretary with fin  ance.  The organization of our navy for war  has recently been supplemented by tbe  creation* of a new body which is to be  known as the Naval War Council.  While its functions will be largely analogous to those associated with the  general staff of. the arm its constitu  tion will differ materially from that  of the latter. Its standing members  will be only three in number, com  prising the First Sea Lord, the Director of the Naval Intelligence De^rl-  ���������nent, and the director of a new department to be known as the Nava  Mobilization Department. The latter  will now take over all the duties hith  erto devolving upon the War College  at Poitsmouth and upon the Intelligence Department.  Its duties will embrace the preparation and working out of plans for the  conduct of war with every possible an  tagonist and the disposition of our  tieets and squadrons in accordance  With the strategical schemes decide-i  on.  7 At this point we leave the admini?  trative for tlie aetive and fighting  branch, whose chiefs are the leaders ot  our battle fie:-ts, full admirals, vice-  admirals, and rear-admirals���������the gen  era! oflicers, lieutenant-generals, and  major-generals'of naval war. Superior  to these are the admirals of the fleet  ���������the field-marshals of the navy���������who  are generally oflicers on the retired  list. To the hands of our admirals i-  committed the-safety of the realm.  Thus the, admiral commanding at the  Nore guards the mouth of the Thame?  the east const, and coasts of Scotland.  The admiral holding the Portsmouth  command keeps watch and ward iu  the Channel from beyond Dover to  Torbav; whence the safety of our  shores round Land's End and up the  west coast is ensured by the admiral  in command at Plymouth. These com  mands are the plums of the service. A  fourth 'admiral is entrusted with tbe  care of the Irish coast.  Vice-admirals;,take supreme command of a fleet and of an important  foreign naval station. The rear-admiral acts as second in command of a  sea-going fleet, or may be first in com  maud on a foreign: station of lesser  importance.  The success of an admiral in any  operation of war will entirely depend  upon the efliciency of She captains  commanding the various fighting units  of his fleet. More than ever in these  days of mammoth battleships crnm  med with gigantic engines of destruction will "the captains courageous" o*  our navy exercise a determining influ  ence upotr the issue of battles.  A captain's authority, power, and  responsibility, especially when in command of a big ship, altogether transcend those of a colonel in the army.  In a vessel carrying, say, 800 men, all  confined within a small space, adnm  antinc discipline is indispensable  The captain afloat, therefore, maintains the state of an almost sacred  autocrat���������a sort of Dalai Lama of the  sea���������living and messing alone apart  from all his subordinates. Acting  through his first lieutenant or commander he is responsible that the  King's regulat'ons and Admiralty in-  struction.J are observed throughout hi.-  ship. His further promotion to admiral is determined by seniority, but  he may remain a captain from fifteen  to sixteen years.  Every rank in the navy has to sustain a heavy weight of responsibility,  and probably the commander is more  burdened than any. His post is no  sinecure, and he has few moments oi  leisure. He seems, indeed, to be a  portion of themachinery which is always in most active operation. Not a I  detail of the interior life of the ship  escapes him.  There are three grades of lieutenant!  ���������4he sub, the junior, and the scnioi  lieutenant.  A TAX OH BRAI..8.  Canadian Architects Demand a Chance  Agairiet American Rivals;  There is at least one phase of this  tariff discussion which has not as yet  been touched.   So thinks- the Royal  Architectural    Institute   of   Canada,  lately airing its views in Winnipeg.  This body expressed itself frankly the  other day; it wants a tax on bnips���������  principally CJnele Sam's brains, which  the members think are allowed to mix  too freely in the Canadian buildinc  trade.    The    R.A.l.C.    claims    grave  grievances;   .that-, they    are    losing  money ai I prestiue bee: ..se of unfair  American  competition. _ Here  is  the  situation, and it does look as if the  Canadian designer   cf, buildingi   was  not getting quite a square deal.   Suppose a Montreal architect received a  sudden,   bright  inspiration  and   perfected plans for a public building under proposed erection���������say in Boston.  Now  suppose that his  plans,  of  all  those submitted, were considered the  most satisfactory by the building promoters.   Lucky dog! you exclaim. But  wait���������the promoters  would turn that  clever Montrealer down.   Why?   Just  because the United States Government  has   a   restrictive   clause   which   prohibits any other than a citizen and  resident of Uncle Sam's country from  tendering plans (or a buildins on the  south  side of the line.   The United  States ar :hitects have prevailed upon  their Government to adopt this' exclusive policy.   Thus they have secured   professional  protection for themselves, and .they havo furthered, the  interests of native art by striking a  blow at polyglot architecture.   So far  Canada has no.t retaliated���������and it's retaliation,   which  the   Royal   Architectural Institute wants.. American architects  are  given   the   freedom  of   the  Dominion.   They are taking the  big  jobs away from Canadians.    If there  is a skyscraper or a big hotel or station  to   be  built,  who gets  the  contracts?     Some   "expert"   from   New  York.    What-is  more,  this  "expert"  employs the contractors from hisown  country whom he knows; often imports  the fine materials  with  which he is  better acquainted   than  those of  na  tive  production.   Arc not Canadians  competent to compete with their A*n-  merican rivals?  Where are the dozens  of   chaps   who   graduate   every   year  from  the  big engineering schools  at  Toronto or Montreal or Kingston?  "It's not a question of competency;  it's one'of experience," said an architect to the writer the other day.  "Chaps trained in Canada can build  just as good skyscrapers a- the fellows  across the line. United.States architects have built more of them, that is  all; they have made their 'rep'; the  public trusts them, while they are inclined to doubt us. There will have to  be some educational work done.1' Let  the Government keep out the American' architect like he shuts 'us out,  and we'll show our public what we! can  dol"���������Canadian Courier.  AUSTRALIA'S CAPITAL  Spiritual "Mixer."  "A spiritual 'mixer' " i3 the name  that is being given to Wm. O. Sealey,  member for Wentworth Conntv, Ontario, in the House of . Commcns.  He has been given the name because  of a speech he made recently at the  new town of Osealey,: which was called  after him as a mark of gratitude foi  what he had done for the town. ���������*  The speech was made at a garden  party in the new town. Mr. Sealey  was chairman at the speechmaking  feature of the party, and, after referring to the commercial ani educational progress of the town, he expressed  the hope that the various denominations would unite in building a  church.  The rest of the story may be told by  quoting a newspaper of the neighborhood, which, in reporting Mr. Sealey's  speech, says: As the community;has  honored him with naming the new  postoflice and town after him, he felt  particularly proud and interested in  its growth, and especially along spiritual lines. Therefore he would take  pleasure in laying a hundred dollars  on the corner-stone of the first church  that was built, irrespective of denom  .ination, because he was brought up  in the Methodist Church, his wife was  a Presbyterian, he lived next, door to  a Catholic Church, his nearest'neighbor was an Episcopalian, while his  grandparents were Baptists, and there  was much good in them all. -  Canadian Art In Liverpool.  The Walker Art Gallery, Liverpool,  was recently the scene of an exhibition of Canadian paintings, under the  direction of Mr. ^Edmond' Dyonnet,  the Montreal artist. The display was  a notable one in many ways, and attracted a great deal of attention and  favorable notice. In all there were  shown 113 paintings and five pieces of  statuary. The exhibition was opened  by Hon. Sydney Fisher, Dominion  Minister of Agriculture. The .president of the Royal Canadian Academy,  Mr. William Brynier, of Moutreal. sent  "A Blackfoot Indian," "October in  Canada," and "Under the "Apple Tree"  (water color). Mr. F. S. Challener,  R.C.A., of Conestogb, was represented  by not only the head study which he  entitles, "The Miniature," but also  "Indians Spearing Fish by Torchlight," and "Girl with Rabbits."  v. .        i  Freaks of Air. t  The buoyant properties of compressed air were manifested in an interesting way on the steamer Trevor,  which was aground at Isle Royale,  near Port Arthur, the other day. To  float the boat. F. S. Wiley, who  bought her. sent men to make repairs  in the hold. The men can perform  the work of giants, can pick up  heavy bags of cement, apparently  without effort, or swing their bodies  with one finger en the benm but  when the hatches are tuken off. must  be careful or they will go flying skywards  through  the openings.  A  Neutral  Site   Has   Been   Selected  r  ,    ... After Long Dispute.'  After ten years' delay, occupied  chiefly in wrangling between the Parliamentary representatives and the  press of ' Melbourne ' and Sydney,  which cities were'rival claimants to  the distinction of being the new seat  of Government, the "neutral" site  at Yass-Canberra has now been surveyed and" the hoped-for great city of  the future mapped out.  ��������� Presently the Government will advertise for designs for the Parliament  buildings.- ���������  There will be -two chambers, the  House of Representatives and the  Senate. ' It is proposed that the two  buildings" should adjoin each other  after the manner of the two chambers  at Westminster. Two or three sites'  for. the Australian St. Stephen's are  now, under consideration.  Yass-Canberra is in a somewhat  remote part of New South Wales���������  almost an equal distant of about 300  miles by railway from Sydney and  Melbourne.  Critics of the' transference of the  seat of Government to Yass-Canberra  are calling it the "BuslrCapitiil" or  the "City of the Wilderness." The  Parliamentary "hub" of the Commonwealth will be no less than 900  square miles in extent. At present  the district has only a sparse and  scattered population.of farmers, fruit  growers  and  dairymen.  As it is so far distant from any  large city, dwelling places for the  members of the Senate and House of  Representatives will be erected.  The governor will occupy an impressive looking building. Other suggestions now under consideration include the construction in the heart of  the city of a vast lake which, while  providing u good water supply, would  be an ornamental feature.  Meanwhile, the selection of a suitable name is engaging the attention  of the Government. The prevalent  idea appears to lie that the new city  should be named in honor of some  man who has worked hard to advance  the interests of Australia.  . Parkes, after the lute Sir. Henry  Purkes, is one suggestion. Barton,  in honor of the first Prime Minister  of the Commonwealth, is another.  Deakin, in recognition of the great  services of the present leader of the  Opposition, who has been Prime  Minister several, times.' finds much  favor, as does also Hopetoun, after  the first governor-general. Oceana is  the latest suggestion, but there is  little hope for it.  IHE HfilO  IXDIGESTIOX    OF    A    LIFETIME  PROMPTLY   CURED    BY  '< ERUIT-A-TIVES."  Mrs. J. R. Flock, of London, Ont.,  for years received the best medical  attention that Canada afforded.  Her husband was a prominent physician, yet his skill and that of his  colleagues, was of no avail In helping  Mrs. Flock. -  She writes, "I was a co'nstant martyr to Stomach Weakness all my life  and no physician could cure me, but  'Fruit-a-tives' gave me entire' relief  and I cordially recommend this famous fruit medicine to the public."  "Fruit-a-tives" corrects all disorders of digestion, and is a positive  and speedy cure for Indigestion;,Dyspepsia and Constipation.  "Fruit-a-tives" are sold by all dealers at 50c a box, 0 for $2.G0, or trial  box, 25c, or may be obtained from  Fruit-a-tives,   Limited.   Ottawa. '  , Tragic  -ove-Making.  The-spirit of Herod's sister-in-law  seems to live for ever; at any rate,  it is still pretty vigorous among the  head-hunting Dyaks of Dutch Borneo.  Hathnaveng, a tribesman, had been  persuaded by Dutch missionaries to  abandon the practice - of head-hunting. He remained true to his promise,  and for a timej led a quiet life.' Recently, however, he fell in love with  a Dyak maiden. The girl, although  returning his passion, disdained his  offer of marriage because he no longer indulged in the ancient practice of  cutting off and bringing' home the  heads of the enemies of the tribe.  Hathnaveng���������goaded by the' taunts  of the girl, who told him to dress in  women's clothes in future, as he no  longer had the -courage of a������man���������  quitted the village and remained  away quite a considerable time.  When he returned he entered his  sweetheart's hut carrying a sack on  his shoulders. He opened it, and  four human heads rolled upon the  bamboo floor. At the sight of. the  trophies the girl at once took him  back into her favor, and, flinging her  arms around his neck, embraced him  passionately. "You wanted heads,"  declared her lover; "I have brought  them. Do you not recognize them?"  Then, to her horror, she saw' they  were the heads. of her father, her  mother, her brother,! and of a young  man who was Hathnaveng's rival for  her affections. Hathnaveng was immediately seized by some of the  tribesmen, and by way of punishment  was placed in a small bamboo structure, such as is commonly used by  the Dyaks for pigs, and allowed to  starve to death.  The   Biter   Bitten  Old Lady���������"I should like a ticket  for the train."  Ticket Clerk (who thinks he will  make a joke)��������� "Yes'm; will you go in  the passenger hain or in tlie cattle  tiuin?"  Old Lady���������"Well, if you are a specimen of what 1 shall hnd in the passenger train, give me a ticket for the  cattle train/ by all means."  Sleeplessness.���������Sleep is tho great  restorer, and to be" deprived of it" is  vital loss. Whatever may be the  cause of it, indigestion, nervous derangement or mental- worry, try a  course of Parmelee's Vegetable Pills,  liy regulating the action of the "stomach, where the trouble lies, they will  restore normal conditions and healthful sleep will follow. They exert a  -jedative- force, upon the nerves and  where there is unrest they bring rest.  The new clerk at the drug store  returned the prescription to the old  customer with a request that he wait  till the boss returned.  "But why can't you fill it out?" -  I could if you were a stranger, but  I  am t allowed  to  fill  'em  for  folks  that lives about here."���������Success  CuiokJy (tops soughs, evrea colds, heals  to*  throat and lungs. ���������   ���������   ��������� 25 state.  Gloomy  Outlook  "Doctor," feebly asked the west side  fan, "will I live long enough to see  (he Cubs get a dead grip on the pennant?"  "I'm afraid you will," sadly responded his physician, a gentleman  who lately moved here from Pitts-  'Ufg- - -   ,  DR. WINTERS  Cures Men and Women. Write  him. His valuable advice will  cost you nothing.  BOX 215.      NEW YORK CITY.  Too Eager.  Mr.-H. B. Irving once had an amusing experience in Glasgow. For the  part, of the young prince in "Charles  I." a little Scotch girl had been engaged. She had been carefully coached, and all went well until she appeared in the poignant scene where  Mr. Irving, as Charles, has an agonizing leave-taking with his wife and  children, and goes out to execution.  "Promise .me," Charles says to the  little prince, "that you will take care  of your mother. And swear that you  will never let them make you King  while your brother Charles is alive."  To which the child is supposed to  reply: "I'll be torn to pieces firit."  On this dreadful night, however, Mr.  Irving only got as far as "Promise me  thnt you will take care of your mother." "I'll be tor-r-rn to pieces  fir-r-rst," was the annihilating reply.  TELKWA, B.C.  On main lineof Grand Trunk Pacific Railway, in -midst of rich  agricultural and mining district.  Lots from $100 up. Write for full  particulars.  NORTH COAST LAND CO'Y, Ltd.,  410-11-12 Winch Building,  '   Vancouver, B.C.'  London Office, 6 Old Jewry  The Style of It  "Are you really taking lessons in  fencing?"  "Yes, I am making some feint endeavors."���������Baltimore. American.  "When I was coming home last  night," said Miss Outlate, "I snw n  man skulking along in the slindowB.  Oh, how I ran!"  "An' couldn't you* catch him?" inquired her little brother innocently.  A massage roller patented by n New  York woman is kept nt the right temperature by a resistance coil heating  water with which it is filled.  Thorold Jail Easy.  The string of prisoners walking out  of the Thorold lockup h_s been going I  on lor twenty years or more.   Several j  different councils  have  been excited  about it; policemen have been sua-  pended in consequence of it, and each  council was going to "see about it." j  Will the council of 1910 now make a  recurrence impossible by locking the  door?-Thorold Poat.  Cook Pasha^  Lord Cromer nnd Sir Eldon Gors-t  aro not the only uncrowned kings  Egypt has had. Natives who have  never heard of either worship "Cook  Pasha."-' Lord Cromer has. told of a  trip he once took in company with  the founder of that wonderful institution known as "Cook's," into an almost unexplored region away to the  west of the Upper Nile. He went to  pay his respects to a certain sheikh.  He introduced himself.., ��������� The sheikh  was polite, but had evidently never  heard of Lord Cromer, or, indeed, of  Britain's footing in Egypt. "And thi3  is my friend, Mr Cook," the Consul-  General went on. The sheikh bowedi  deferentially, "Ah, everybody's heard  of big Good Mistah Cook!"  ,You Can't Cut Oo������  A BOO SPAVIN. VVrr or  JEHOBOUOHPIN, but      -  m  ommm  will clean tbom off pannantntlr, nnd  yon work tha bona tarns tlm*. Dooa  not blliter or remoro tha hair. Will  tall yon mora it yon write. }3.M pal  bottlo at d'lors ordollT'd.BookjDfrea.  ABSORB1NB, JR., for manklnl.  SI bottle. Reduce! Varleoie Volna.Var-  leocala, Hydrocele, Ruptured Unaelei Or Lisa-  manti.   lCnlarfed Olandt.    Allay!  vain quickly.  il. r, VOUNS, P. 0. F��������� 137 Temple St., Springfield, Hast.  ITHijrS, IM., Itontml, CnulUn ln>!>>     .-  Ahe fbriMaM by X1RTIN BULK * WTKKX CO., Wlanlpeai  rilE XATIOIUL DIU'O k CHK. ���������    -���������    ���������       -  --  taryi awl UUDSBSOX OB08. (  rilE XATIOIUI/ DRL'O * CHXXICkl. CO., fflaalptf A Cat*  CO* Ltd* Taneoarcr.  Home  DYEING  I* th* w������y to *  Save Money  Dress Well  Try It I  BImptt) as Washing  with  JUST THINK Or IT!  Draa Wool. Cotton, Silk orMli.d Coodi Perfectly  with tha SAME Dye.-No chance of mlitike*. Faat  and DeeurUul Colore 10 cante, trom your IJruffKfat or  Dealer. Send (or Color Card and STORY Booklet. 7*  The Johneon-Mchardaon Co.. Limited,  Montreal.  An Old Hand.  was the   first   thing  Lawson���������"He has eleven children."  Dawson���������"Poor man I"  Lawson���������"Poor man nothing!.Tbey  are all grown up, and they support  him."  Some of the causes of the high cost  of living arc beyond the power of individual thrift to remedy, but a gen-  nrnl return to the use of the old-  fashioned market-basket would lielp^  Now that your minister has got  back, I suppose you will bo in your  pew brkht and early looking just ns  if you had bcon there every Sunday  since ho went away.���������Hamilton Times.  "What was the first thing your  husband said when you got started  on your wedding jounwy?"  " 'Excuse me while I go forward  and have a smoke.' You know, it  was the third time for him."  A Pair of Safe Bets  "I'll hot the poot Coleridge couldn't  have 'made a nickel running a pool  room,"  "An' I'll bet old Dr. Wntts, the  hymn writer, would have fallen down  us a prize light promoter." \  "This would be a pleasanter world  if people put more warmth���������genuine  warmth���������in their letters," said the  man of sentiment.  "I don't agree with you," replied  his worried friend, "there was- a  warmth * about some of the business,  letters I got this morning that I did  not at nil like."  ixcursion  ares To  EASTERN CANADA,  NEW YORK AND BOSTON  Will be on. sale daily until Sept. 30th,  Via ST.   PAUL,   MINNEAPOLIS  OR  DULUTH,    CHICAGO    AND  GRAND   TRUNK   RY.  or  Via  PORT ARTHUR, NORTHERN  NAVIGATION CO.'S STEAMERS  Stop over privileges.  Free side trips.  For ticket reservations, time tables  and full information apply to  A. E. DUFF, General Agont Passenger  Department.  Phone 7098. 206 Portage Ave., Winnipeg  :J1S!  -"���������������-!?(*!  W. N. U., No. 813.  inlaTWlKllffHS  HfnB^B7^bB^Bt^a*nflRQJ y\'  TSfE    LED(;E,    GSSENWOODr    BiOTSH   .COkOTEia  =HE=  The  Union  Hotel  Eholt, B. C.  A COMFORTABLE  HOSTELRY  John   JWeKellat*  Proprietor.  nelson, B. 0.  GEO. 1*. WELLS, Proprietor.  First-class in everything.  Steam heat, electric light,  private baths. Telephone  in every, room. First-class  bar and barber shop.  'Bus meets all trains.  GREENWOOD CITY WATERWORKS  oo.  J. R. Cameron.  Leading Tailor of the  Kootenays.  Kaslo, B. C.  ���������������������  Mountaineer and Kootenay Standard Cigars.  Made by  % 0. Cbclin $ ������$., nelson  WESTERN - - HOTELS.  TIIK    KOOTENAY    SALOON  Sandon, B. C, has a line of nerve  bracers unsurpassed in any mountain town oi the Great West. A  glass of aqua pura given free with  spirits inenti.    '  PUBLIC NOTICE.  With a view to the better preservation  ofthe Public Highways the attention of  the public is herewith directed to the  provisions of TIIK HIGHWAY TRAFFIC REGULATION ACT AMENDMENT ACT which enacts as follows:���������  "It shall be unlawful for any person to  cause to be drawn or driven on any of  the public highways of that portion of  the Province of British Columbia situate  east of the Cascade range of Mountains,  any wagon or other vehiele carrying a  load in excess of that mentioned in  Schedule 'A' hereunto annexed.  SCHEDULE A.  Wagons and 4 wheeled vehicles shall  hot carry a load in excess of the following:���������  On tires under 3 inches 2,000 lbs.  On tires 3 inches in width ami under 4  inches..- '.   ..3,000 lbs.  On tires 4 inches in width and under 5  inches 6,ooo lbs.  On tires 5  inches in width and over   '. 6,000 lbs. nnd over.  AND NOTICE is hereby given that  Jic Act iu every respect must be strictly  complied with.  Any person guilty of an offence against  this Act shall upon summary conviction  thereof before a Juslici* of the Peace be  liable to a penalty not exceeding Fifty  Dollars.    Do not draw logs or timber over highway. Vehicles meeting ought to turn 10  the left. A vehicle overtaken ought to  turn to the left. A vehicle overtaking  another ought to turn to the right.  W. G. MCMYNN,  Government Agent.  Greeuwood, May 19th, 1910.  %^m^i&!M$K&$^  ������������������������  e?>  PHOENIX Sg  The nearest hotel to the ������v  Granby mines. One of the ^?  largest dining rooms iu the t>\|  city. The bar is replete Qu  ���������with nerve bracers of all V3  kinds, and the. most fra- f^  grant cigars. Drop up and  Bee me.  A. 0. JOHNSON  FKOFKIKTOK.  KNOB HILL HOTEL,  PHOENIX.  Provides pleasant rooms and substantial meals for the public. The  bar is replete with beverages that  please aud satisfy any kind of  thirst. CHARLES HAGAN.  TKKMONT   HOUSE  Nelson, B C, is run on tho American aud European plan. There  is nothing1 yellow about tlie house  except the gold in the safe.  Mfilono & Treglllus.  NKWMAKKET   HOTEI.  Is the home for all tourists and  millionaires visiting- New Denver, British Columbia.  Henry Stogc. Propr.  THK   PKOV'INUK   HOTEL  Grand Forks, is a large three-  story brick hotel that provides  the'public with good meals and  pleasant rooms. A new building-  but the same, old rates.  Kmil Lai-noil, Proprietor,  LAKEVIKAV    HOTEL  in Nelson, B. C, employs all  white help and is a home for the  world at ������1.00 a day.  B. L, Griffith, Proprietor.  THK   KASLO   HOTEL     ,  Kaslo, B. C��������� is a comfortable  home for alt who travel to that  city.  Cockle ft Papwortu.  SHERBROOKK   HODSK  NelBon; B. C   One minute's walk  R   station.   Cuisine  Well heated and ven-  from C. P.  unexcelled;  tilated. '  ISoyer Bros., Proprietor  DIISKKAL ACT  Certificate of Improvements  NOTICE  Grunitc, Vernon Fractional and Clipper Fractional Mineral Claim i, situate in tlie Grcon-  w.*><l Mining Division of Yiilu District.  Whore looatoil: In Skylark Camp.  TAKE NOTICE that I, M. H. Kane, Free  Miner's Certificate No. Basil 17, intend, sixty  days from tho date hereof, to apply to the Mining Hecorder for a Coiiilieato o: Improvements,  for the purpose of obuiiniug a Crown Grant of  the above claims.  And further take notice that action, under  section 87, mnat be commenced before the issuance of such Certificate of Improvements.  Dated this 2Gth day of September, A U. 11)10  M. H. KANE.  The real opportunity for wealth comes to every person once, if  they are prepared to take the chance  There are fifteen million dollars buried on an island on the Pacific,  and the man who knows where it is, and has the original charts; and  has been on the ground, is now in Vancouver and ready to go.  Remember he is the ouly man now living who can get it. He,  Captain flackett, can get the treasure. He made the trip with the  widow of the man who brought away $100,000 of it.   ,  Now the proposition iH this:��������� Some of the best business men of  Vancouver have examined the records, and have satistied themselveB  that the money was put there, and that captain Hackett has all the  papers and information necessary to get it.  A company has been organized���������the Cocoa Island Hydraulic &  Treasure Co., Ltd.���������with a capital of $300,000 divided into 31.00  shares fully paid aud non-assessable, Captain gets for his information  the same amount uf stock as is issued to the public.  It ie estimated that 835,000 will be required to outfit the expedition. Id was at first planned to purchase a ship, but it has since  been considered wiser to charter the ship aud thus save a great deal of.  money to the shareholders. The ship is at present being outfitted for  the voyage at Vancouver.  There are no salaried officials. -The directors are local men of  good business standing.  (Stock is uow selling at 75 cents per shnre (pur value $1.00) fully  paid and non-assessable.  If you are'ready to take a chance of losing a few dollars to make  a fortune this is your opportunity. For iustance a man risking ������10.00  stands to win ������2,500.00, or for 8100.00 you may win ������25,000.00.  For literature and full information, address :���������  COOK'S  BUSINESS EXCHANGE,  SUITE 5, 445., RICHARDS STREET,'     -      VANCOUVER, B. O.  Great Reduction Sale, will only continue 10 days,  longer. Do- you consider that this 15 per cent.'dis-  , count for a $5 or over purchase is a great saving to j  you? Do you realize that you have a large stock of  Dry Goods, Clothing, Shoes; Dresses, Underwear  and almost everything to,.select your entire winter  wear and Christmas Presents from ?  ������00  999  LAND   ACT.  Similkameen Iiand District.     District of Yale.  TAKE NOTICE that I, Mark Christcnson, of  Boundary Falls, H C . farmer, intend to apply  (or permission to purchase the following described land:  CommoncliiK at a post planted at the Northeast corner of Lot 2.114 A on the oast of Bount-ory  Kails, thence north 21 !)U chains, thence S 1.V.31"  W 10.89 chains, tlienco N 71' 29' W 12.01 chains,  thence S 12'.5y' W l-l.lKi cliaius, thence East 17.-  ?.'> chains to the point of commencement con  tainiiifj 22 25 ncres more or less.  Dated 28th September, l'llH.  MARK CHRISTENSOX  WATEK   NOTIOK.  QUEEN'S HOTEL,  PHOENIX,   B.   C.  The Newest and Largest  Hotel in the City. Everything neat, clean and comfortable. Steam heat and  electric light. Meals and  drinks at all hours.  CLUIJ HOTKL, NELSON, Ii. O.  Hilt Schooner Beer or Half and Half. 10c.  The best dollar a day house in the city.  Travellers will find this a pleasant home.  Tho rooms aro clean aud comfortable and  the meals tasty and substantial.  JACK GRANT, Proprietor.  R. V. CHISHOLM,  DANNY DEANE,  PnOPRIETOB.  Manager.  THE RUSSELL HOTEL  Is pleasantly situated in the heart  Of Graud Forks, and is convenient  to all the leading financial and  commercial institutinns ofthe city.  Travelers will find it a comfortable  place to sojourn when in the city.  FRED RUSSELL  BR.lDKSVII.liK   IIOT.KI,.  Bridesville, B. C. Provides excellent  accommodation for tourists and travellers. Fro.sh Eggs and Butter. Special  Irish Whiskey always on hand.  THOMAS   WA18H,   Proprietor.  When you want a Perfect Fitting, Up-to-Date Suit, ranging in  price from $18 upwards, call on  TAILOR.  PHOENIX.  NOTICE is hereby (riven that an application  will be made under l'art V. of the "water Act,  1009," to obtain a license in the Similkameen  Water Division of Yale district. '  a.���������The name, address and occupation of the  applicants. A. S. Black and J. N. Paton,  Boundary Falls, B C . Ranchers.    .  b.���������The name of the lake, ������:ream or source  Spring named Fons I'ei-onnins.  c���������The point of diversion. At the sprinpon  the property of the applicuiita, lots 7SSs and 7393.  d.���������The quantity of water applied for, Oue  cubic foot per second.  o.���������The charucter of the proposed works.  Dam, pipes, flumes and ditches.  f ���������The premises on which the water is to be  used.   Lots 7389 and 7!19s, Group one.  g.���������The purposes for which the water is lo be  used.   Agricultural and domestic purposes.  h.���������If for Irrigation doscribe the land Intended to be irrigated.   320 acres.  1.���������If the water is to bo used for power or  mining purposes describe the place where the  water is to be returned to some natural channel  and the difference in the altitude between  point of diversion and return.  None.  j ���������Area of Crown land intended to be occupied by the proposed works.   None.  k.���������This notice was posted on the 12th day of  October, 1910, and application will be made o  the Commissioner on the 22nd day November.  1910.  1.���������Give the names and addresses of any riparian proprietors or licensees who or whoso  lands are likely to be effected by the proposed  works, cither above or below tne outlet. Nono  above, Columbia unil Western Railway.  A. S. BLACK.  JAMES N. PATON*.  Greenwood, B.C.  LIQUOR   ACT,   1910.  Sec. SS.  MISCKI.I.AN'KOUS.  The Big Andy is being smoked  all over the mountains.' It is sold  at the Central hotel, Phoenix.  In the good old summer time  what a pleasure it is to swing in a  hammock, and smoke K. & H.  cigars.  All the smoke in B. C. this summer is not caused by the people  smoking Royal Seal cigars. Some  of it is from the forest fires.  Iu Phoenix N. J. Carson & Co.  carry a large stock of gent' furnishings, clothing, hats, boots and  shoes. Drop in and have a rubber.  It is not necessary to go up. in  an aeroplane to smoke K. . & H.  cigars. You can smoke them anywhere with perfect safety, except,  perhaps, in a black powder mill.  See the barkeeper for further information.  FOB   HALE.  For Sale.���������1,000 shares of  Boundary Mining and Exploration  Co., Ltd.. stock (Midway Coal), at  15c per share. Apply X, Ledge  office.  For . Sale.��������� 1,000 shares of  Boundary Mining and Exploration  Co., Ltd. stock (Midway Coal), at  15c per share. Apply E. G.. Ledge  oflice.  For Sale.���������One of the best-  restaurants in British Columbia.  Address, Jem Mace, Ledge Office.  Fon Sale.���������A copy of the Cop  per Hand Book, at a bargain.  ���������Ledge Office.  Will Sell.���������Oue large handsome Golden Oak Sideboard, one'  Extension Oak Dining Table and  six Oak Cnairs to match. Apply,  W. C. H. Wilson.  Arizona's Wealth.  Publication of the census returns  for the Territory of Arizona presents opportunity for figuring out  a per capita mineral wealth that is  probably not exceeded in any part  of the world. The official figures  place the population at 204,534,  which, by-the-by, is an increase of  6G.2 per cent, inten years, and vie  already know that the productim  of copper for last year was close to  three hundred milliou pounds and  the total mineral pro luction, rn  round figures, worth 845,000,000.  Thus it is easy to arrive at the conclusion that every man, woman  and child in the uew Copper State  theoretically produces an average  of 1466 pounds of refined copper a  year, worth, at 13 cents a pound,  about $190.58, while the production, of other minerals brings the  total annual creation of new wealth  up to the reppectable total of $225  per capita. Consideration.of these  figures tends to make some of us  wouder whether Arizona or the  United States is getting the best of  a bargain by which The Flag is to  bear another star in honor of the  greatest c<<pper-producii)g territory  on earth.���������Los Angeles Mining  Review. l  " Unequalled for Domestic Use."  ANALYSIS OF WATER.  Chlorine   8.14  Sulphuric Acid  363.43  Silica   74.29  Ivime  ' 84.57  Alkalies as Soda   5.91  Magnesia '... 232.00  Ljthia  .86  Sulphuretted Hydrogen 32.00  Has recently been thoroughly  renovated and re-furnished, and  is now the greatest health resort upon the continent. Natural hot water in baths,. 124 degrees of heat; A course of baths  at Halcyon will cure nervous  and muscular diseases and eliminate rheumatism and metalic  poisons from the system. The  ���������water heals 'liver, kidney and  stomach complaints. The rates  are ������2 a day up;, or $12 weekly  up. Postofike, express and telegraph offices in connection. ���������  1  William Boyd, Proprietor,  fjakyen, B. ft *  ������L^'%Siy^&*^-*W������^^&'Wb^>^&%rt/&W&ty%'  GREENWOOD  AND  Leaves Greenwood for Spokane  ft 7 a. m., and for Oroville at 2:30  p. m. J. McDonell.  T. THOMAS,  TAILOR,  Clothes Cleaned, Pressed and Repaired.  E. W. WIDDOWSON, ASSAYER  AND CHEMIST���������Charees: Gold, silver, copper or lead, SI each: gold-  silver, $1.50; silver lead, 81.50; gold-  silver, with copper or lead, $2.50; zinc,  $2; silver-lead-zinc, $3. Prices {for  other metals on application. Longdistance 'phone 67. P. O Box, B llo8,  Nelson, B. C.  Get your Razors Honed |  and your Baths at  Frawley's  Barber . .  Shop, Greenwood,  NOTICE ishercby /civr>ii tli.it, on the tenth day  of December next, application will he made to  tlm Superintendent of Provincial Police for the  ijraiit of a lk-cnco for the sale of liquor by retail  in mid upon the premised known as the Bull  Creek hotel, situated at Bull Creek. D. C.  Dated Nov. 1st, 1911). r GORMAN WEST.  Take your Eepairs to  A. D. MORRISON  Grand Forks, the Leading  of tbe Boundary District  -A.rcisrTJA.Lj  EASTERN CANADA  THE LEDGE  GREENWOOD B C. NOV- if, i$lo.  R. T. Lowery,  Publisher.  Six potatoes weighing over 20  pounds wero recently brought to  the Columbian office, in New Westminster. Some editors seem to be  born lucky.  The coming of the air-ships  should be a boon to sky pilots;  Some patriots like wearing a chip  on their ' shoulders better than  wearing a uniform.  In Kansas.  Rupe would be heaven to the  poet who got his inspiration by  lying in bed aud listening to tbe  rain kissing the shingles on the  roof of his shack.  n  MeeaeeoaeMettoeeoesc  iBRILLIANTESi  B.C. CIGARS  Are mude in New Westminster and  sold al! over the Province,  WlLBERGr  &  WOLZ. g  STARKEY & CO.  NELSON, B. C.  WHOLESALE  DEALERS IN  Pbpduce   and  Provisions  CITY  Baggage transferred to  any part of the City. Furniture moved to any part of  the District. General Dray-  ing of all kinds.  SIDNEY OLIVER.  Judging from the remarks of a  Prince Rupert paper about mayor  Stork, it is still impossible to make  an angel out of animated mud.  FOR  SALE.  t Pelton Water Wheel, 3 feet.  1 National Cash Register, in good  order.  1 Large Qraphafone with 20 records  1 British Plate Mirror, 4x8 feet,  good.         R. ELLIOTT. FArl KASLO.  Low Round Trip Rates to  Ontario, Quebec and  Maritime Provinces.  Tickets on sale Dec. r to Dec. 31, inclusive, good for return Within three months;  Tickets issued iu connection with Atlantic Steamships will be on sale from Nov.  r 1 and limited to five months from date  of issue.  Finest Equipment. Standard First Class  and Tourist Sleeping Can* and Dining  Cars on all Through Trains. Compart-  inent-Library-Observatioti Car on "Imperial Limited."  Tue Grits in Nelson  their prayers today.  are saying  Many a bottle in Nelson thie  week will lose its spirit, replying  to the speech of "Have Something"  The display of hosiery has increased in Nelson. The street-cars  resumed operations last week.  3 Thru Express Trains Daily  THE   "TOIIONTO   KXI'KESS"  leaves Winnipeg daily at 22.10k, making connections at Toronto for all- points  East and West thereof.  The "Imperial Limited" leaves Winnipeg daily at 8.25k, and the "Atlantic Express" at 19.00k dftil)-, making connections at Montreal for all  points  East  thereof.  Apply to nearest CP.R. agent for full  information.  The result of the recent elections  in the United States proves, that  many of the people across the line  have'not taken Teddy seriously.  , The richest people in the world  today are those who have perfect  healh.   In spite of the fact that money  is the root of all evil nearly everyone is looking for it with some  kind of a spade.  A ledge in the mine is worth a  dozen in the mountains.  Man that is born of his  parent?  is "of a few days and full of micro-  lies.    He goeth to school   when   a  youngster aud gets the seat of  his  pants  paddled   for   something  Iip  didn't do until he is sick at heart.  He groweth  up like a weed in a  back yard and soon reaches the age  .when   he is composed  largely   ol  feet, freckles and an appetite for  pie.    About the time he gets too  long for short trousers and not big  enough for long ones he goeth away  to college, learneth how to monkey  with a three dollar mandolin and  play   whiskey   poker.    Ho eonu-th  home a bigger fool than ever aud  marrieth   a  sweet  young   thing  whose pa is supposed to be wealthy,  but whom he subsequently ascertained,  couldn't   buy   the   prize  rooster   at  a   country   fair.    He  worrieth along from year to year,  gradually acquiring offsprings, until . his house resembles a Sunday  school class just before Christmas.  He freteth all through tbe day and  lieth awake nights trying to figure  out how to keep himself and  nis  dependent population out of the  poor house.   Efforts are rewarded,  his daughters run off and get married and bring him home a nice  son-in-law every few days to feast  at his board.    His sons grow up  and call him goveruor and set him  back five spots every day or two.  About the ttme he has acquired  enough  lucre to  make   it   worth  while for his heirs to quarrel over,  he contracts a cold and is hurried  away before he has time to have a  talk  with  the family.    His   sons  blow in his estate on bad whiskey  and  plug hats and  his wife puts  the finishing touches to his career  by marrying the hired man.���������Kansas Exchange.  General   Merchant  Groceries,   Provisions,  Supplies, etc.  Dry   Goods,   Prospector's  Get My Prices.  <t^-������^^^^.-^*v*,v^^������^^^^^^^-%^^^^^^^^^^^'������^  PHOENIX, B. O.  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 always at the" Fervice of those in search of material  cleanliness. The dining room is an enemy to dyspepsia,  while the artistic appointment of the liquid refreshment  makes the drinks go down like eating fruit in a flower  garden, The sample rooms are the largest in the mountains and a pleasure to drummers with big trunks.  JAS. MARSHALL       -       -       PROPRIETOR  6  60.  Dealers in Fresh and Salt Meats, Fish,  and Poultry. Shops in nearly all the  towns of Boundary and Kootenay.  COPPER STREET, GREENWOOD  7  Painting the town red is a color  scheme that doesn't wear off easily.  A Delicious Bit of Humor.  In these days of political strife,  the following bit of genuine humor  wirtten by an angry constituent to  an Australian member of Parliament may prove interesting:  "Deer 8ur.���������-You're a dam fraud  and you know it. I don't care a  rap for the position or for the  muney either, but you could have  got it for me if you wasn't as mean  as muk. Two pounds a week  ain't any moar to me than 40 shillings is to yon, but I object to bein'  made an infernal fool of. Soon as  you wa������ electwl by my hard-working friends a feller Wanted to bet  me that you wouldn't be in the  house maren a week before yon  made an ass of yourself. I bet him  a cow on that, as I thought you  was worth it then. After I got  your note a eayin' you deklined to  PROSPERITY FOR  GREENWOOD.  akt in the matter I druv the cow  over to the feller's place an' tole  him he had won her. That's orl I  got by howlin' meself horse for you  on election day and months befoar.  You not only hurt a man's pride,  hut you injur him in biziness. I  believe you thiuk you'll get in agen.  I don't. An' what I don't think  is of moar bonsequince than you  imagin. I believe yon take a  pleshir in cuttin' your best friends,  but wait till the clouds roll by an'  they'll cut you���������just behind the  ear, where the butcher onto the  pig. Yure no man. Yure only a  tule. Go to he!. I lowers myself  ritiii'to a skunk, even tho I med  him a member of Parliament,���������  Exobange.  ii

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