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Array /__'_  w  I ti ���������   *     1  $  ^3   '      __,   OCT 17 1910  ������������������ ���������*- ���������   -r   ���������-    '���������        "      \ *,3*f TfrtlH*  ' . '     ' , '       f    /-t ,~'V .-*rr  J   '    v,\-ii;-,M  6>/    *; ' ''.' v   - *'.V^5������  TOR I A, ^_>"  -������������������_>���������������  ':',/i.'.'4,t>"  v:*/>3  f.      '���������-���������v-:vf^  Vol.   XVII.  ' GREENWOOD, B. C.THURSDAY, OCTOBER'33, 1910.  No. 14  vmtmtmmmm^ms^8ttimsmamm.&m3S5i  A   NIGE 'LINE r0F-  ALL SIZES AND PRIGES.  GREENWOOd,    B.   C.  The Windsor Hotel is one of the best furnished  hotels in the West. It is located in the heart of  Greenwood and within easy reach of all tho financial and commercial institutions of tlie Copper  -   ' Metropolis.    Heated with steam aud lit by elec  tricity. ^ Commodious sample rooms. The bar is  replete with all modern beverages, and the Cafe  uever closes.    Rooms reserved by lelcgiaph.  The Windsor Hotel Co.       E. J. Car tier, Manager  aB_s-__!������������__  Until you size up our Stock and Prices.  We carry a BIG LINE of ALL KINDS.  iY  B. C.  1 \ U I -  T  PHOENIX, B. C.  Is opposite the Great Northern depot and is a delightful  haven for tlie weary traveler. Great veins of hot water  run through the entire house, and" bathrooms are always at the service of those in search of material  cleanliness. The dining room is an enemy to dyspepsia,  while the artistic .appointment ofthe liquid refreshment  makes the drinks go down like eating fruit in a flower  garden, The sample rooms are the largest in the monn-  taius and a pleasure to drummors with big trunks.  JAS. MARSHALL        -       -       PROPRIETOR  BBtr*_Mftiii-Hatw  IN  TEMPERANCE  is all right if shorn of hunibuggery.  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 puie wines" or liquors in  the closet for emergency���������either  unexpected visitors or sudden illness, when a drop of pure liquor  iu time may forestall all necessity  for drugs.  ���������greenwood Liquor 0o������tpanv, Importers, Greenwood, B. 0.  J-5-mEE-.-f-Si-r^^  ON   PARLE   TRANCAIS.  A  ���������u  H  _OB        j  GREEN WO.OD,   B. C.  The Really Best House in the Boundary,  Recently Remodeled and Strictly Up-to������  Date.     Restaurant in Connection.  ROY & BOYER  PROPRIETORS.  sm^^^mswswmm^^^ms^mssiiMxitss^^s^s^sm  Dealers in Fresh and Salt Meats, Fish,  and Poultry. Shops in nearly all the  towns of. Boundary and Kootenay.  COPPER STREET, GREENWOOD;*  HE MUST  To pay for this space  THERE MAY BE A  HOLE IN THIS CORNER;  Passing Throng:  You will save money by seeing  r������������������������i  ti   B   B-.8  The Furniture & Stove Man.  PHONE 16.  GREENWOOD, B. C.  CITY COUNCIL.  -The Council met . on Monday  evening, with Mayor Mcintosh in  the chair-.  W. Watson asked to have a  special rate of license for a moving  picture show, and it was decided  to amend the by-law relating to  theatrical licences.  Rev. J. A. Bedard wrote the  council as follows:���������   .  "I wish to call your attention  to the trouble being caused me  by horses and cattle running at  large in the city. '  On several occasions'horses have  come on to my lawn and I have  been obliged to dig portions up and  reseed.  One horse walks up my" cement  steps to get at the lawn.  Last spring a dozen trees were  planted around the hospital, and  all have been destroyed; and in  addition, the horses  cause a nui-  simce around the hospital, and the  noise of their bells is injurious to  tbe patients.'.'-.  - .���������     ..        . _  ,.  His letter was received und Fylecl  and it was resolved that" in the  future the pound by-law will be  strictly enforced.  A statement of receipts aud expenditures for nine months was  fyled.  The following accounts were  ordered paid:���������K. McKenzie, $31;  The Ledge, $7.50; Electric Lights,  $138.95; Sing Lung, $1.90; W.  Graham, $1.40; Russell-Law-Caulfield Co., $3.70.  The mayor was appointed a  committee of one to acquire and  dispose of R. Wood & Co's holdings in the north end of the town-  site.  Council adjourned until Oct. 24.  Eholt.  The Union hotel has been wallpapered by Less Thompson, tbe  well-known artist upon house decorations.  D. R. McElinon is adding an  addition to his building and will  open a cigar store in a few days.  For its size, Eholt is. the most  prosperous town in the Boundary.  The inhabitants nearly all wear  the smile that denotes an abundance of material wealth.  Kid Lewis challenges any pugilist under 150 pounds in weight,  Scotty Lackio preferred, to a 15  round boxing contest for $500.  ' John Mclntosh'left for the south  yesterday.  There is hardly a vacant house  in Midway.'  "Roy Buckless returned to   tho  city last week. ��������� "  There are 112 children going to  school in Phoenix.  ,, Austin Logan has returned from  his tour in the east.  C. T. Bailey is running a real  estate office in Vancouver.  The sitting of the fall assizes "in  Greenwood has been cancelled. .  Grand Forks should be proud of  its fair.    It was a great success.  Miss Kate Smith is visiting  friends aud relatives in Vancouver.  Grey Pond took   a   look,   last  week, at Grand Forks and Orient.  ' Buy   cheap   building   material  from J. W. Nelson, Pioneer hotel.  Ralph Srnailes was in town on  Sunday.' He will return in ten  days.  A fine showing, of quartz was  struck in the Argo tunnel this  week.  Many strangers and tourists  have recently inspected the Argo  tunnel.  E. L. Steves was in the city on  Saturday. He has been busy all  summer.  Hon. -Thomas Taylor is timed  to be in Greenwood on Friday or  Saturday.  The Dominion government is  making a geological survey of  Franklin camp.  J. W. Nelson is now offering  bargains iu building material.  Call and see him.  C. D. Kloppenburg,' and Miss  Myrtle Brown were married in  Oroville last week.  John Mcintosh intends to camp  this winter, in or near the orange  groves iu California.  R. Greiger came tip from Oroville this week to spend a few days  on the higher levels.  opportunity -to get cheap reading  for the winter.  A rumor is floating around town  that in a short time the two small  furnaces of the smelter at Boundary Falls will be run with ore from  the Lone Star.'  A. W. Wright, formerly a police  court judge in Kaslo,  was in the  city ou Monday.    He is now one  of the most prominent real estate  dealers of Nelson.  L. B.- Hodge has resigned as  superintendent of- tho telephone  company in North Vancouver, and  will go into business upon his own  accouut iu Vancouver.  The Canadian Fish & Cold Storage Co., is building a half  million  dollar building,   near Seal   Cove  George Collins, formerly of Greenwood, is manager of the company.  9Q9QmM������B9@������Q999&Q������������&99&Q  Western Float!  School Report.  Following is tho school report  for September:  DIVISION  I���������J. I.. WATSON.  Pupilsnctually nttencliii'r 18  Averngo daily attendance 1G 18  Percftntuso of regularity 91.56  Pupils present every session:���������  Maud Eales, George Eales, Donald  McAllister, Charles McArthur,  Anna Mackenzie, Hazel Redpath,  Sutherland Smith, Robert Smith,  Ward Storer, Dick Taylor.  DIVISION  11.���������D. CI.A.IR CAT.DWIiU,.  Pupils actually attending 23  Average daily attendance 22,04  Percentage oi regularity 95 83  Pupils present every session:���������  Hazel Eddie, Waldo Jordan,  Mamie Lewis, Cecilia Mcintosh,  Daniel McKee, Harald Mackenzie,  Ted Proctor, Grace Redpath,  Arthur Rees, Winnie Roots,  Ruby Smith, Lucillie Smith  Elizabeth Willcox.  DIVISION III���������!���������*. M.  CUNNINGHAM.  Pupils actually utto-iding...  80  Avorngo daily attendance 20.57  Percentage of regularity.,.; 88.57  Pupils present every session:���������  Dorothy Buiibury, Jack Eales,  George Hallett, JameH Hallett,  Sadie Jordan, Sam McAllister,  Catherine Rees, James Roots,  Luiso Schulli, Venazio Schulli.  At last, Wes Conhell has finished  his contract at the Jesvel mill and  returned to the city. ���������     ~_. . v,  ���������Miss Ethel Tbynn, of Otter Flat,  has gone on a lengthy-trip to ������ng-.  land and the continent.  Scotty Smith will-trap this winter along the Kettle river, in kilts,  and use herring for-bait.  The C.P.R. bas awarded C. J.  McArthur a contract for a large  number of railroad ties.  The force at tho Mother Lode is  to be increased and the output increased to 1,500 tons daily.  W. B. Fleming, Clift Russell  and several others gazed at the  signs in Spokane last week.  In the Gentlemen's driving race,  at Grand Forks, last week, Charley  Russell's horse won first money.  Sheep raising in the hills and  valleys around Greenwood may  yet become a proiitable business.  J. T. Ryan has shipped his slot  machines to Bueuos Ayres, and  will follow them in a short time.  Bert Lang, D. J. McDonald and  other crack hockey players will  play with Greenwood next winter.  Pat Fogarty has a stiff neck, the  result of a slight accident he met  with while working at Boundary  Falls.  James Drum has taken a contract to clear a portion of the ranch  owned by Gabe Eustis, on Eholt  creek.  The Curling Club will hold its  annual meeting next Monday.  There is room for several new  members.  H. R. Conway, a printer from  Missouri, is the new mechanical  superintendent of the Boundary  Creek Times.  Parties in need of doors, windows and building material, can  save 50 per cent, by applying to  J. W. Nelson.  The Granby has $900,000 in the  bank that will be used for development work and the purchase of  more properties.  Although it is not Ken's national  color, the front of the postoflice  has been painted a beautiful and  impressive green.  Ed Rippeto arrived in from Fish  lake, last Saturday,- on a prospecting trip for aeroplanes and ordinary flying machines.  ' Jake Saunders was in Merritt  last week, making preparations to  open a hardware store in that town  for the Hunter-Kendrick C.  At the Midway coal mine drifting is being done on the seam, an  excess of water having caused a  cessation of operations in the shaft.  The licence by-law relating to  the Auditorium is to be amended.  It is proposed to! make the fee  $100 a year, $10 a month or $5 a  night.  J. L. Coles is selling old magazines for 10 cents each,-or three  for two bits.   This is an excellent  Waterman's Ideal Fountain Pen  is the pen that has been recognized as a standard since fountain  pens were first iuveuted. They  are sold by J. L. Coles at all prices.  The government has not yet paid  the claims against tho Midway &  Vernon grade. The accounts are  in a tangled condition and it seems  to take a long time to 'straighten  them out.  For the year ending June 30,  the Consolidated Mining Co. made  a profit of $309,945.08. During  the year two properties were bought  the Molly Gibson, in Urn Kootenay;  and the No. 7, iu the Boundary.  For Thanksgiving Day, October  31,' 1910, the C.P.R. are authorizing a rate of fare and one-third for  the rouud trip. Tickets will be on  sale October 28 to 31 inclusive,  final return limit November 2; 1910.  The shaft on the Combination  will be 100 feet deep within a  month. At that depth, a drift will  be run to tap an ore body that  should be encountered in 30 feet.  The ore on this claim runs high in  gold.  James Strain, of Winona, Minn.,  with his wife and daughter, have  been visiting J. W. Nelson for  several weeks. Mrs. Strain is a  sister of J. W. Nelson, and had  not seen her brother Oscar for 34  years.  Sandy, the popular teller of the  bank of B.N. A. was seen astride  thehurricane deck of a cayuse last  ���������Friday- afternoon: .-"' Whether ,the  cayuse was leading Sandy, astray,  or-Sandy "the cayuse, is not known  to the spectators.  Near Orient, work on a large  scale has'been started at the Napoleon mine. The big mill is near-  ing completion and 40 men have  been added to the outside crew.  The work of stripping tbe big ore  body was started last week, with  GO teams and scrapers.  Charles Dempsey has returned,  from paying a visit to Big Dan, in  Okanagan, Wash. He reports  that town as being very prosperous  owing to the progressive nature of  its citizens, and the fact that the  busiuess men do not try to take  the last dollar from every farmer  or stranger who hails tbe town for  a day or two.      %  James Drum returned from the  north last week. He made one  location not far from Stewart. He  comes back better Fatisfied than  ever before with the Boundary as  a mining countrj', and feels certain that ere long the eyes of the  mining world will again be focused  upon the mineralized sections of  Southern British Columbia.  - After being ill in Oroville for a  year, Mrs. C. J. Ditter was brought  to the hospital in Greenwood for a  surgical operation. Ib was impossible to s-ave her life as she died  upon Sep. 2S, threo days after the  operation wad performed. She was  buried in the Greenwood cemetery,  upon Sep. 30 Mrs. Ditter is survived by her husband and one  daughter.  After au absence of nearly three  months in Chicago, Mayor Mcintosh returned on Saturday. He  announces tliat the work on tho  Ilig Tuunel will be resumed within  two weeks. Two shifts will be put  ou and about 20 men employed.  The resumption of work on this  enterprise again places Greenwood  in the limelight, for when finished,  it will be the longest mining tunnel iu Canada, if not in the British  Empire  Ed Rowland packed his grips  last week, and rode into Spokane  on the cars. He will likely spend  tho winter in Wallace. Ed cornea  from Kentucky, and has flirted  with tho typo for more than 40  years. Ho has travelled extensively, and in the days of '71 exchanged pie cards with tho late  John'. Houston, in tho towns of  California. Ed will be missed in  the copper metropolis, and for a  time Billv Smith will hang the  office towel over his frame in the  shop of Tho Times.  Within a month, Kelowna had  three fires.  ��������� Merritt is clamoring for a night  policeman.  The city, clerk in Rupe is paid  $150 a month.  Qnesnel will soon have an electric light plant.  The fire brigade in Princeton is  to be reorganized.  It is illegal, in Calgary, to shake  the dice for cigars.  A new jewelry store has been  opened in Hazelton.  Black flies are making life almost  unbearable in Skagway.  Major Peter Burnet, died in  Enderby, aged 72 years.  Bishop Stringer has taken up  his residence in Dawson.  Kaslo is haunted with chicken  thieves and fruit-robbers.  Fort George now rejoices in the  possession of a public hall.  W. K. Brown has opened a new  blacksmith shop in Creston.  In one week, recently; there  were 50 drummers in Trail.  At Vernon, a curling rink is being erected in the city park.  J. A. Buckham has been appointed posrmaster at Golden.  An effort is being made, in Hosmer, to organize a curling club.  Frost did not do any damage  this year in the Nechaco valley.  James June,'a brakesman, died  in Revelstoke from heart failure.  An effort is being made to establish a night school in Ladysmith.  George Cowan died in Barkerville  after being an invalid for 14 years.  Spring wheat, five feet high, was  grown near Hazelton, this summer.  Bert Mitchell . broke his arm  while working in the mill at Palli-  ser.  Tho sawmill at Chase, recently  cut 238,000 feet of lumber iu one  day.  _ The C.P.R. will not build a tourist hotel at New Denver next summer.  Iu Rossland, last week, several  men were fined for^.gamb-  is    reviving   on  the Lillooet dis-  It is not necefcsary 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,  young  ling.  Gold   mining  Bridge creek,  iu  trict.  In Alaska, the government will  build a road to the Iditarod placer  camp.  Winter uniforms have been ordered for the Revelstoke police  force.  Creston checker players are looking for a tournament with outside  towns.  The Free Press states that Fernie  will soon have a population of  25,000.  Seven carloads of cattle were recently shipped from Molson to  Seattle.  In eight hours, upon September  30, the city of Rossland took $7,200  for taxes.  Charles Spence of New Michel,  was fined $5 for killing grouse out  of season.  Last week, at Wenatchee,Wash.,  450 carloads of apples were sold  for $500,000.  Pears by the carload, are being  shipped from Kelowna to Australia  and Scotland.  The canning plant at Summer-  land is to be improved, at a cost of  about $75,000.  For starting fires on Hastings  townsite, R. G. Maxwell was fined  $100 and costs.  H. Gibb has been appointed  superintendent of the fish hatchery  at Babiue lake.  II. A. Grey of Montreal, has  been appoiuted leader of tbe Kelowna city band.  A. T. Dahl has raised near  Orient, four potatoes that weighed  over eight pounds.  In Alberta, non-residents who  wish to shoot antelope, have to pay  a licence fee of $25.  On the Nanaimo river, a 11-year  old boy recently shot a 200 pound  deer with a 22 rifle.  Last mouth, four lunatics were  sent from Dawson to the asylum  at Now Westminster.  W. H. .Williams, who recently  died in Victoria, had lived in this  province for 57 years.  Grouse are very plentiful around  Whitehorse, owing to tbe heavy  crop of berries this year.  In Quesnel, the Cariboo hotel  has been torn down and a now  building is being erected.  For next year's fruit trade, tho  C.P.R. has promised to build a pre-  cooling bouso at Penticton.  Recently, 300 railway laborers  reached Seattle from Cordova, .with  over $250,000 iu their pockets.  Portland Canal is the namo of  Dan Mann's new town. It adjoins  Stewart and containa 160 acres.  H. L.DeBeck has bought about  1,000 acres of land,.1 including  Okanagan Falls, from R. Hody."'  Recently, , in Fernie,  a'dentist'  extracted a tooth   from, 'the' mouth  of an infant only two, weeks old. "'  ��������� For tho  winter,  J>'FV Moodie  has suspended work upon his _iic_  claims, in the Big Bend country'.  -<-  Drum heller,  is  the name of a"  new town in Alberta.   - It is called  after Jerome Drumlieller of Spo--  kane.        - '    .  The first automobile to cross the  Rocky mountains has made a-sue-.,  cessful run from Alberta toX3raa--W-'  brook. ��������� - -' ���������,, .*"_'-';!" {*'  W.   J.   Mackay,   the   old-time  Nelson printer, has gone back to '  Fort   George   to    work   on   The  Herald. L   ���������   -  In   Rossland,   William   Stewart  was fined  $10 for making.a gun.  play with a revolver that "was riot  loaded. '       ~ *    .  The Landgrave of Hesse, who  has the status of a German prince,  is now hunting big game around  Golden.  The presence of railway survey-,  ors in that city, causes the Courier  to remark that Kelowna may soon  have a railway. - .  During the past few years, land,.  has advanced from $6 to  $120  an  acre in the Pemberton ,Meadows,  near Vancouver. -    ���������  Near Claybnrn, a C. P. R. train  from Seattle ran into a herd of  Angora goats on a high trestle and  killed 64 of them.  In the rush to the Naas river  country, Bill Featherly, a prospector, fell into the crack of a glacier  and broke his leg.  In Prince Rupert, the chief of  police is paid $150 a month,  and  the chief of the fire department   *  the same amount.  The Princess Maud, and Ore-Or-  No-Go mineral claims, in Republic ���������  camp, have been sold to Spokane  operators for $20,000.  C. R. Hamilton is moving his  Jaw office from Rossland to Nelson.  This leaves Rosslaml with only one  lawyer doing business. -  The Dominion government has  appropriated  $30,000   to   build, a  territorial mission school for the  Indians, near Carcross.  . Tn Prince'.-Rupert, ��������� the "mayor .iss  paid'"$2,000 a'yea7~and'"ftie"'eight ������  aldermen $350 each.- .Rather high-  prices for a young city.  A 70pound Salmon was recently*-.  caught in  the Kettle river, near-  Orient.    Kaslo   will   have   to  go  some to beat that record.  A silver mine is being developed  within the city limits of Port  Arthur, Ont. The assays' run  from 500 to 800 ounces a ton.  This fall, 1,600 boxes of apples  will be shipped from the Okanagan  to London,  England, for exhibi-'  tion and advertising purposes.  Across the continent, the C.P.R.  will build 12 new hotels next year.  Oue will be built at Golden, where  a Swiss village will also be built.  Steel on the G.T.P. is laid 85  east of Rupe. The labor is easier,  and good workmen are being secured with less difficulty than in  the past.  In Rupe, the Salvation Army  has been received with open arms  and the officers are highly elated  with the success of their work in  that city.  For tlie winter, many minors  will leave Stewart aud go south.  The high price of lots will not permit many of them to build cabins  in that camp.  The Bank of Montreal refuses to  make any more advances to Prince  Rupert until the differences between that city and the railway  company are settled.  Iu North Vancouver, Pete Lar-  sen was fined $50 and costs for  allowing a game of poker to he  played in his hotel. The chipd  were worth five cents each.  ��������� The provincial government is  offering $1,000 reward for information that will lead to tho arrest  and conviction of the men who  murdered Frank Julian, at Revel-  stoke.  All the smoke in B. C. this summer is not caused by the people  smoking Royal Seal cigars. Some  of it is from tho forest fires.  A Good Position.���������Can bo bad  by ambitious youug men and ladies  in the field of "Wireless" or Railway telegraphy. Siuce tho 8 hour  law became effective, and sinco tho  wireless companies are establishing  stations throughout the countiy  ihoro iR a great shortage of telegraphers. Positions pay beginners*  from $70 to $90 per month, with  good chance of advancement. The  National Telegraph Iuatifeuto operates six official ^ institutes in  Anu'rica, under pupervision ot  R. R. and Wireless Officials and  places all graduates into positions.  It will pay you to write to tliertt  for full details at Davenport, _<t|  Cincinnati, O; Portland, Ortij tit,  Memphis, Tenm  .��������� ft a:  'J   !>i  .,4i\  ���������    ,rv>,  V   .?  .!>'?  #1  ' ("w,;. ��������� A7--  -  V,  THE   LEDGE,   GREENWOOD,   BRITISH  COLUMBIA.  w  The Tip That Was Transformed  Into a Wedding Ring.  By A. M.-DAVIES OGDEN.  "Follow tbls [mill, niit'ain. and you  will firicJ i lie house." expiated tbe  coachman us ho drew up before tbe  stalely stone gates of Kllesmere abbey.  "Carriages are not permitted inside the  ground!*, but vlstors on foot can walls  through and view tbe lake and terraces."  Tlie path, leaving the driveway, led  between srurdy oaks, through whose  brunches the dickering sunlight fell In  golden shadows-oaks ttiut liad stood  for generations, the pride of the county, airs*. I.lucoiti and her daughter  walked slowly forward, exclaiming In  delight at the grand old trees, until a  sudden fork In the path caused them  to halt in some perplexity.  "Although, as the caterpillar said, it  you dou't care where you are going, it  Ethel's  strains of a  military  band,  spirits rose.  "I feel..-that I am going' to have a  good time," she declared. "My new  gown Is becoming, my hat perfect, so  cheer up. imiuislo."  "Mrs. aud Miss Lincoln," shouted  the flunky, and Into the great hall,  paneled to the root with oak and  hung vrlxh the family portraits of three  centuries, they passed. A gentleman  turned from the nearest group of people and came forward. Tall, slim,  frock coated, with a white flower in  his buttonhole, there was yet no mistaking him. I'*or a moment Mrs. Lincoln stared; then a slow smile curved  her lips.  "So it was you���������you all the time,"  she declared. "You were -the gamekeeper." The man looked repentantly  back.  "1 really didn't mean to." he pleaded. "You see, I only expected to stop  a moment and pass on. Hut then that  seemed uncivil, and so"���������  "And so you merely deceived us Instead." laughed Mrs. Lincoln "Ethel,  dear, tills Is Kllerslie. bad as ever."  "No. no." be protested. "It was my  cup Hint deceived you, not I. At first  I hardly appreciated the situation, and  HOLIDAY-MAKERS IN ENGLAND.  cannot  matter much  which  way you !  ,,,on '" ai'eawd ,0������ l'*,c-   At)d 1 never  go," laughed Ethel Lincoln. "And both  look uttructive." she added. As they  hesitated u young man, clad In knickerbockers aud carrying a gun, came  down one ot the paths. Mrs. Lincoln  looked relieved.  "Here is a gamekeeper or poacher  or something." she said. "He can  probably tell us which ��������� tbe best way  to go."  Tbe man. who had stopped ou seeing  the two ladies, now came toward them,  lifting his battered cap.  "Can   I   be of any service?"  be inquired,    nis voice was prepossessing.,  aud Mrs. Lincoln assented.  "We are anxious to see tbe bouse and  tbe lake," she said.   "Could you direct  us how to reach rheni?"  "The right baud path will take you  .directly   to  tlie  house."   be aiiswered  civilly.    "And the lake���������the lake is u  bit out of the way."   He paused a moment, then   went on. "1   belong  here,  and if you would care to have mo show  you about"���������'  Mrs. Lincoln smiled kindly.  ���������  "If you would be so good."  Ethel Lincoln, wandering somewhat  behind the others, was enchanted with I  the place.   The lovely mere, laden with '  heavy  white lilies,  the brilliant  lined 1  parterres,  the cool green terraces, all  evoked deep breaths of admiration.  "It is like a page from a novel," she  declared.   "1 never Imagined anything  so romantic.    It's���������it's perfect," uban- I  doning a vain search for suitable ad-"  jectives.      The    gamekeeper    looked ;  pleased.  "It Is indeed a fine place, miss," be  said. But .Mrs. Lincoln glanced longingly at the house.  "[low I  would like to see the interior," she said.    "Is it quite impossible?"  The man considered,  "it is not  usually allowed." he answered.  "Hut I will ask the gardener."  The   gardener,   when   appealed   to,  looked up in surprise.  "Why���������I don't kuow," he declared  doubtfully.   "You"���������  "Dou't you  think  they might make  an exception this once?" interposed the  gamekeeper hastily.   The gardener, a ]  faint  twinkle creeping into  his eye.  nodded.  Mrs. Lincoln turned away.  "If it is against the rules, of course  we  would   prefer  uot  to enter."  she  said   quietly.      "Thank   you   just   as  much.   Only I happened to know Lady  Ellerslie   well   many   years   ago   and  should   have   been   glad   to   see   her  home."  "Indeed." said the gamekeeper respectfully. "You might have a chance  next week then. Lady Ellerslie's son  Is giving a garden party on Thursday,  and if you send a card to Lord Ellerslie 1 have no doubt that he will be  glad to have an Invitation sent you."  "Thank you; perhaps we may do so,"  said Mrs. Lincoln. "Will you be good  enough to call my carriage now?"  As bo turned and beckoned the  coachman Ethel Lincoln sighed.  "How beautiful it all is!" she exclaimed. 'Tteally I could marry Ellerslie just to live here." The gamekeeper, his face unmoved, stepped  forward.  "May I help you in, madam?" he  asked decorously.  Mrs. Lincoln, slipping her fingers into the tiny gold purse swinging at her  wrist, pulled  forth a coin and.  with- j  hoped lo see you again. But when you  spoke of my mother 1 began to think  who you might be. and of course the  name on ilie locket settled It. Indeed,  I was Innocent."  Mrs. Lincoln laughed.  "Certainly you took the tip badly  enough."  "But I still have It." he asserted,  "and always shall, if only as being  the first money I ever earned."  As host Ellerslie's duties kept him  busy through I lie afternoon, and it was  not until ihe long shadows lay wide  across the lawn that he was able to  follow tlie direction In which his eyes  had often strayed and Join Ethel where  she stood under a huge Japanese umbrella.  "I have been talking to chaperons  until 1 am exhausted." be urged. "Do  take pity on me and let us make an  escape. Oh. no. it is uot yet late," ns  the girl hesitated. "And there is the  view of the mere that you have not  yet seen," he added mischievously.  Ethel smiled and let him take her  parasol from one of the group of men  about her.        ,  "Don't keep her too loug, Ellerslie,"  said one iu rather an injured tone.  Ellerslie shook his head. "1 cannot  promise. Miss Lincoln and I have  much to discuss." be laughed.  But as they paused ou a little rustic  bridge commanding a view of lake aud  woods stretching away to the red suu-  j lit sky Ellerslie seemed to have suddenly lost his desire to talk.- When  finally he turned to her there was an  odd little glint in his eye.  "Well." he said, "do you like It?"  waving his band toward the picturesque reach of wood and water.  "Indeed I do," she answered earnestly.   The glint in his eye deepened.  "Then you are prepared to keep your  word?"  "My word?" said the girl, startled.  "That you  would vuiarry Ellerslie to  get ail this."    He pulled a coin  from  his pocket aud gazed meditatively at it.  "This precious coiu-1 fell in love with  a   girl   when   it   was   given   to   me.  Wasu't it an odd thing to do?  But I  am so delighted with the fact that I  am going to have this bit of gold made  into the best thing 1 know of, aud that  is a wedding ring.    Shall I?   Do you  think she might wear It in time?"  Although he spoke Jestingly, there  was au undercurrent of seriousness in  his tone which the girl was quick to  catch. For a moment a new, strange  shyness kept her silent; then she spoke.  "Of course 1 am hardly competent to  advise on such a subject," she began  demurely, "but," with a swift upward  glance that suggested bewildering possibilities, "there could certainly be no  harm iu having the ring made."  It was several years before Ellerslie  admitted to his wife that as Mrs. Lincoln had dropped him the coin she bad  dropped the locket and that he, willfully and deliberately, had concealed It.  Q*o his astonishment, however, Lady  Ellerslie only laughed.  Men   Who   Take   Holidays  and   Men  Who  Mako Them.  Holiday-makers are not so common  as one is apt, at first blush, to imagine; for when we mention "holiday-  makers," it.is not "holiday-makers"  we really mean, but "holiday-takers."  The men who take holidays, and the  men who make them are of a very  different order. ��������� The former spend the  greater portion of their lives endeavoring to make a pleasure of business,  while the latter succeed in- making a  business of pleasure. Vacations are  their vocation.  King among the small company of  true holiday-makers is Sir Henry  Luna, whose inclusion among the  neiy knights has caused such general  satisfaction. For almost twenty years  "Dr. Luim's Tours" have been a feature of every holiday season, and he  has made holidays in the most literal  sense of the words.'  "Curiously enough," Sir Henry told  an interviewer recently, "1 have, during the past few years, entirely re-,  versed the principle on which I worked in the days of the Grindelwald  Conferences, which were tho beginning of my tourist campaigns. My  object then was to bring together people who differed. My object now is  to bring together people who agree.  "But, no matter how careful one  may be, on very rare occasions one  is bound to find a gooseberry in the  strawberry baske't, cr a strawberry  among the gooseberries. I recall one  gentleman who got mixed in with a  party of savants with whom I went  on a cruise to the Isles of Greece.  Naturally, the talk on this particular  expedition was somewhat learned,  while tho places we visited were mainly of academic interest. He stood it  bravely for s.oine days, without a inur-,  niur of complaint, till 1 came upon  him standing on the steps of the Museum at Olympia, passing a handker-  chief across a frenzied brow.  "He regarded me reproachfully for  a minute. " 'Phew !' ho exclaimed at  length. 'It'll take me three good weeks  at  Blackpool  to get over this!'  "Quite an unexpected incident happened at the time of Queen Victoria's  Diamond Jubilee. I had chartered  three steamers���������the Argonaut, Bothnia, and Koh-i-Noor ��������� for the great  Naval Pageant, but on the Monday  before the eventful Saturday discov-  eied that only a handful of people  had applied for places on the last-  named vessel. Almost at the same  moment I learned that Lord Goschen  was encountering great trouble in ar-  ianging for the presence at the review of all the Colonial troops. I at  once telegraphed, saying:  " 'Can put at your disposal steamer  and two special trains for the con  veyance of Colonial troops.'  "Lord Goschen was as glad to avail  himself of my offer as I was to save  what looked like being a serious financial loss. In this way I helped tho  Government, and the Government  helped me."  One of the most remarkable examples of Sir Henry's enterprise is the  manner in which he has opened up  the different valleys in Switzerland  during the winter season. A few years  ago these valleys were all closed in  winter, and no ski-runner or tobogganer disturbed their virgin snows or  skated on their lakes. To-day, Sir  Henry controls no less than 3,000 beds  in tiiese Alpine valleys, which are  mainly occupied each winter by members of thc famous Public Schools Alpine Sports Club, of which the headmaster of Eton is president, and Earl  Roberts and the Earl of Lytton are  vice-presidents.  WHEN KINGS WANT CASH.  The Reason Why.  A wilfully literal answer Is sometimes the most Impudent kind of retort. Of such nature was the reply  made by General Early and quoted below from "Tbe Confederate Scrap  Book." a collection of cuttings gathered by Mrs.-Lizzie Cary Daniels and  published after the civil war.  During the inarch of General Lee'a  army   through   northern   Virginia   to  out looking at  It. held it toward the  man.   To her surprise, he flushed and j "Maryland   C-vncral  Jackson   happened  drew back.    But at sight of the look ! to  notice  a   number of stragglers in  of  uucouscious  dismay  on   tbe girl's, General   Early's   division,   and   that  face his half uttered protest died and . night lie sent him a note:  he quietly accepted the money. j     Ueneral - (Jeneral    Jackson   desires   to  As they drove homeward Mrs. Lin- ( }|,n0'vl*vhy he saw .so many or your atrae-  coin laughed.  "No wonder that man stared." sho  said. "These English coins are so  much alike In size that instead of a  shilling I gave lilm a sovereign. But  how abnormal for any foreigner lo  hesitate at a tip! Shall we setid Ellerslie a card. Kitten? I suppose he  would hardly remember us. and It is  uiaiiy years since his mother died. Do  you think it would be worth while?"  "I suppose not," agreed Ethel, not,  however, without a secret twinge of  disappointment.  But the next day. on reluming from  their drive, the innkeeper met them.  Ill tils hand were a leiter and a card.  "His lordship was here this afler-  noon." he said, "and asked if you were  the lady who bud lost this locket,"  producing a small gold ornament. "If  you were, 1 wns to give you this letter"  "Why, i must have dropped it yesterday." exclaimed Mrs. Lincoln in surprise, tearing open the envelope. It  contained a card of invitation and a  few Hut*! ou a crested sheet of paper.  My Dour Mrs. Uncoln-Frotn the name  enun-v*]. on the locket which was found  m   the  grounds   yesterday. 1   judge  you  0������U7ovSd ,ha.,l!d ",,e"d Whom ^ Mother  oo loved.    Win not you and your daugh-  ter do me  tho  honor  of coming  to the  garden party I am giving next Thursday  and  el me have the pleasure of renewing  un old acquaintance? 'Faithfully yours  ELLERSLIE.  When on Thursday afternoon Mrs.  Lincoln  aud  Ethel  drove under tho  porte-cochere  of   Ellerslie  abbey'al.  ready the lawns and terraces were dot-  ted with bright frocks aud parasols,  while from a gay marauee came tho  glers In the rear of your division today.  A.  S.   PENDLETON.  Old Julial replied:  Captaln-ln answer to your note I would  Btate that I think It .possible that the reason (lenoral Jackson saw so many of my  BtruKKli'rs ������n the march today Is that he  rode In the rear of my division.  J  A. EARLY.  "Stonewall" Jackson only smiled  when he rend the note and made no  fun her iii.|iilr|i'S.'  The  Trade  of   Royalty.  No advertisement is more valuable  to a British tradesman than the  royal warrant which allow? him to  place the royal arms over his place of  business and describe himself as "purveyor by appointment to His Majesty  the King."  Each tradesman who has the royal  custom must send in his bill at the  end of the month. It is compared  with his ledger account kept at Marlborough House and if correct is paid  in the first week of the month. No  discount is asked on any of the royal  accounts, a tradesman who receives  the royal custom is informed that he  must supply goods at the lowest reasonable prices and there is never any  attempt at bargaining by the official  of the royal household. If a tradesman is thought to be making extortionate charges he simply loses the  royal custom.  Coal is supplied to Marlborough  House by contract, the contracts being made for three years and the contractors paid in equal half yearly pay-  ments. Window cleaning, carpet cleaning and chimney sweeping are all  done by contract and the glass frames  of large pictures are also kept clean  by  contract.  Servants' wages are paid monthly,  the upper servants being paid by  chock sent to each from the Treasurer's Department. The King's account.-*  for clothes, cigars, theatres, newspapers, books and other personal articles are sent to liis secretary, not the  Treasurer, and are also paid monthly,  King George always like to see these  accounts before they are paid and it  was once a rule that they should bo  initialled by him before they were discharged.  The Uncivil Side of Royal Civil Lists  ���������"Trusting" King William.  "It is necessary that renewed provision shall bo made for the Civil  List" was King George's constitutional message to Parliament, -.lit was not  sv$r thus. Some of, our earlier mon-  archs satisfied their financial needs  by simply appropriating all the money  they could lay hands on!  Even then they were hard up. Once,  the "Merry Monarch" "had no nan-  kerchers and but three bands to his  neck," so Pepys says. The royal debt  to the linen-draper was some $25,000  at that moment. Moreover���������Pepys  again���������"several of the menial servants  of the court lack bread; they have not  received a farthing, wages since the  King's coming in." And this, notwithstanding that King Charles' annual income at that time was over a  million sterling.  Of course, the financial expedient*  of King Charles I. cost him his head,  and made history. A favorite little  plan of the "martyr'd monarch" was  to collect a "voluntary" loan. On  line occasion, in Cornwall, the freeholders were called together to contribute, but many of them refused to  pay anything. One Cornishman has  loft this record: "Some with great  words were drawn to it. I was like  to be complimented out of my money  but, knowing with whom I had to  dual, I held my hands fast in my pockets when I talked with them."  William III. and Mary were granted an income of 14,500,000. Hitherto,  the royal .revenues had been" granted  to the monarch for life, but Parliament was becoming wary, and only  gave William hia income for four  years, whereas he exclaimed: "The  gentlemen of England trusted King  James, who was an enemy of their religion and laws, but they will not  trust me, by whom their religion and.  laws have been preserved."  This seemed a most reasonable protest, and the result was that Parliament resolved henceforth to make the  vote of supplies an annual one!'  George III., in particular, was a  monarch who found it difficult to  make both ends meet. Indeed, he  found it impossible, and tho state paid  nearly seventeen million five hundred  dollars' worth of debts for hini.  On one occasion alone, the country  paid debts to the tune of $3,000,000,  $200,000 of that amount being a farrier's bill for horse medicine and shoe  ing. On another, the King and his  brother raised the wind by the issue  of bonds secured upon the revenues of  the Duchy of Cornwall. These bonds  were taken up chiefly in France and  Holland, and were repudiated by the  royal brothers upon the outbreak of  the French Revolution on the ground  that they had probably fallen into  other hands than those of the original  subscribers. In vain the holders protested. The royal brothers appealed  to the Prime Minister to pack these  troublesome creditors back to their  native country, and twenty-six bondholders were expelled from England  accordingly.  But it is certain that a-great deal  of this monarch's money went to  maintain useless sinecures. The Cofferer of the Household received $10.-  000 a year for nothing. There was also  a Clerk and a Groom of the Bakehouse, a Gentleman of the Buttery,  a Groom of the Pastry, and even a  Child of the Pastry���������all subordinates  in the Loid Steward's department.  Another royal spender was George  IV., provided that it was not his own  money that was being spent. He himself always had money. When he died  they found $50,000 in his boxes, and  money scattered about everywhere,  including a good deal of gold. They  were about 500 pocket-books of different dates, and in every one money���������  guineas, one-pound notes, one, two, or  three in each, mingled with a prodigious quantity of women's" hair and  gloves and notes and letters.  With the accession of William IV.  things were' put on a sensible basis  He surrendered all the crown lands  in exchange for an income of $2,550.  000 a year.  Matrimonial Advertisement ,'  A   Kansa.-i  newspaper  lecently  contained  thc following matrimonial advertisement :  "A gentleman possessing a large  und elegant iio.soitmenl of household  linen marked with the initials ,1. K.  which he purchased for his biidc  elect, recently deceased, is desirous,  in order to avoid usekss expense, to  make the acquaintance of a young  lady bearing thc same initials, with a  view to matriinonv."  Minard's   Liniment  Cures   Distemper.  "Excuse me, sir," snid thc man in  the row behind, "hut would you mind  asking your wife to remove her hat?  1 assure, you 1 cannot sec a thing on  the stage,"  "I'd like to oblige you, sir, but, it's  impossible," siiid the man addressed.  'We live out of town, and we must  get home to-night."  I'What has that got to do with it "  "Why, our train goes 20 minutes  after flic end of the. performance, and  it takes her an hour to put that hat'  Would   Be   Exact  Scribbles���������Quillor te'.ls mc lie has a  great mind to write a book.  Dribbles���������I don't believe, it.  Scribbles���������Don't believe what���������that  ho can write a book?  Dribbles���������Oh, he may be able to  write a book, but. I don't believe ho  has a great mind.���������Chicago Daily  News.  The Submerged Tenth  "Pa, what is the submerged tenth?"  "Oh���������or,   it'probably  refers  to  the  portion of the fashionable bather that  guts in thc water."  I*'!sic���������(aged seven)���������Ma, I want a  nickel.  Mother���������What for, dear?  Kline��������� I asked Willie Jones to play  we're getting married, and he says  he won't do it unless J have a dowry.  "I should    think    it    would    be a  .-imple matter to induce a woman to  got ready in time to attend an evening performance?"  "What's your scheme?"  "Ask her to go to the matinee."  No mnn or woman should hobble  painfully about because of corns when  so certain a relief is at hand as IIol-  lowny's Corn Cure.  Houston���������How do you suppose the  Kgyptiims managed fo get the Pyramids where they are?  Mulberry���������Oh, their congressmen  piobnbly franked them.���������Puck.  The cheapness of Mother Graves'  Worm Exterminator puts it within  reach of all, and it can be got at any  druggist's.  Sir Fioderick Bridge's story at the  city of London school, recently: "On  one occasion thc singers were singing  an anthem in which the words 'Noses  have they, but they smell not' occurred. Dr. Wesley, annoyed at the way  in wliich the altos sang the words, remarked tartly: "No; thev use them to  sing with!"  Knicker ��������� "Time brings strange  changes."  Hooker ��������� "Yes; the boy whose,  mother can't make him wash his neck  grows up to" be a rich man who goes  abroad for baths."  "Ah, my poor man," said the sympathetic housewife as she handed out  a wodgc of gooseberry pie, "tell me  the sfory of your life?"   -  "Ah, mum, it is a .sad tale,"' responded Sandy Pikes as he "wiped  away a tear. "In me bovhootl days I  used to be a steeplcchnsa rider and often made do water jump."  "And now, my poor man?" .   .*  "Why de water makes me jump.  Thanks for de pie, mum."  Maud Mullor on a summer's day  ��������� If a man hadn't any morals, he'd I Raked the meadow sweet with hay  better have a tidy sum of. money if You'd hardly expect a girl, you kne  he wants a good reputation. ' In summertime- to be shovelling sno  now,  oiling snow.  Minatd's   Liniment Cures  Diphtheria.  He���������Now we are in the park, shall  we take, a stioll along Lovers' Lime?  She���������I think I would prefer the  bridal path.  The Average Life  A $5 bill is good only as far as it  goes.  Mi��������� Young���������"Next week I celebrate  my  twenty-fourth  bhthday."  Miss Jubious���������"That's singular. So  do 1."  Miss Young���������"I celebrate mine for  the first time."  Toinmv���������"What is the difference between vision and sight?"  Tommy's Pop���������"Well, my son, you  can flatter a girl by calling her a vis.  ion, but don't call her a sight."  "Thc vermiform appendix is of absolutely no value to anyone."  "Mine was worth five hundred dollars to my doctor."���������Life.  Much  of This  is  Avoided  When  the  Blood  is  Kept    Rich    With " DR.  CHASE'S  NERVE  FOOD  It is said that the average man or  woman who reaches seventy years of  age has had two years of sickness or  ten days for each year.  To-day medical experts are studying  how to avoid this and the general  opinion seems to be that every effort  should be used to keep the blood rich,  red and healthy by using such treatment as Dr. Chase's Nerve Food.  There are always plenty''of indications to warn you when the blood is  getting weak and watery and the  nerves exhausted.  You are easily tired, both mentally  and bodily, you fell down-hearted and  discouraged, digestion fails you, you-  have headaches and become irritable  and easily annoyed.  In this condition you easily contract  colds, pnucmonia or fever of some  kind and are not able to throw them  off as you would if the blood were rich  and the body in vigorous health. |  The food you eat does not build 3rou  up and it is therefore necessary for  you to look to such a prpparation as  Dr. Chase's Nerve Food to enrich the  blood.  Mrs. S. Storey, 19 Maitland street,  Halifax, N. S., states: ^'My whole a  nervous .system was run down, I was  troubled with wakefulness during the  night and frequently suffered with '  neuralgic .pains in my head. Nothing  that I took seemed to be of much benefit to me until I began the use of Dr.  Chase's Nerve Food and under this  treatment my health at once began to -  improve. By continuing the use of  the Nerve Food I gradually grew  stronger until at. the present time I  can now say that I am quite well  again. I now enjoy refreshing sleep  and thc pains in my head have entirely disappeared.  Dr. Chase's Nerve Food has proven  an enormous benefit, because of its  power to form rich, red blood and  thereby to overcome weakness and  disease. 50 cts. a box, all.dealers or ���������  Kdmanson. Bates &, Co., Toronto.  Dangers of the Stage.  Very few actors escape injury whilst  following their calling. Recently, Mr.  J. L. Shine, the well-known English  comedian, was awarded $5,000 damages for falling over a wooden batten, and his accident came some time  after the fatal stabbing of a man on  a London stage, the shooting dead of  another, the fall of a jockey in a mimic horse-race, which resulted in the  unfortunate man losing his life, and  the fatal fall of a slack-wire walker.  Probably the most extraordinary recent fatality was that in which a super \  dressed as a savage fell through a  hole in the scenic mountain. The hole  was so smaU that a man's body could  only just be" got through it, and the  mystery was deepened by the fact that  the super was running at the moment  he fell.  A photogravure reproduction of this great painting, 22x28 inches in size  -the largest photogravure ever printed. ,  PEICE  25c,  POSTAGE PREPAID  Candid Advice.  Not long ago Lord Kinnaird, who is  always actively interested in religious  work, paid a surprise visit to a mission school in the east-end of London, and told a class of boys'the story  of Sarnson. In concluding his narrative, his lordship added: "he was  strong, became weak, and then regained his strength, enabling him to destroy his enemies. Now, boys, if I  had an enemy, what would you advise  at"Ba7ton," inscribed" "!?unstead'"and I r,,e- to do?'^ A liulc,b������y* a}^r medi  A Wet Harvest Relic.  A curious token has just been found  His Dilemma.  Happing, 1812. One Halfpenny. Pay  able at the Corporation House." This  was the year of the wet harvest, the  worst ever known. It rained incessantly all September, October an/  during most of November, and on  November   29   farmers   were   carting  tilting on the secret of tliat great  giant's strength, shot up his hand  and exclaimed: "Get a bottle of 'air  restorer."  - * **     * ��������������� *;   +    + ' -Vm*��������� i  -*.  rV*> v *.*.-.**     -A.t f*i**-f** */SL-t   *���������       '  <&  *w**~  --.*_* ������  Beating Off a Dog.  ___  If a dog springs for a man the lat-  barley, a sharp wind frost prevailing! I ter  should   guard   his  face  with   his  "Don't you think." gurgu'il theswe.-t    Wheat was 63 shillings a comb, and so nrm and try to meet thc animal with  uitiB tiling seiiiiiiieiiinll.v. "that thone j  bad   was   it   in   quality   that   dough ! his forearm.   With his right hand he  made from the flour resembled slime. | should   attempt to catch  one of  the  Every Monday morning the overseers! animal's front paws.    The paw of a  aud church wardens met at the parish j bulldog is ultra sensitive.    If it can  churches to devise means to provide be caught   a vigorous   squeeze   will  employment and relieve the starving! make the animal howl for mercy and  yo  opening   lines   of  Teiiiiy.soir.s   "Break  Break. Ki'eak.' are awfully sad?"  "Yes," replied her swain, who dabbled In Wall street, "but not half so  sn'tl us "MniUe. broke, broke!'"  And he gnashed his teeth as be remembered his promise to take her to  the opera next night.-Young's Magazine.  The Only Dry Place.  A stingy angler was fishing on a  Scottish loch on a pouring wet day.  He had been consoling himself from  his flask and rorgetth.g his glide.  Presently he asked the gilHe if there  was a dry place In the boat on wb'cb  to strike a match.  "You might try uiy throat." said the  gllile. "It's dry enough!"-Flshlug Gazette.  I c or.���������London Standard.  Experience Sufficient.  "What  arctic experience  hare you  ever had?" was asked of un aspirant  for a place In a polar expedition.  "J once courted a Kochcster girl."  *_ct'������D_d."~Buffalo Kxureaa.  Dies at 109.  John Perfect, aged 109 years, and  stated to be tho oldest man in Australia, died at Cootamundra recently  He had lived under six monarcho,  from George III, to George V.  retire discomfited.  Future of the Potato.  Potato spirit, a very pure alcohol,  is used to fortify wines, and it is  prophesied that this spirit will supplant gasoline as the motivo power  of automobiles.  :.*V'������_-*$_���������?. ,  .���������>   +>���������**  >!l*4  A* *.  ���������3*���������"������*"   *   "'"-"ir'-.V* * *        *  *v**T_.'*^f������ft Vr ���������i_-,k5.,������..,..*������ v ������    ���������"������  Some Federal officers in the Civil  War once sought shelter for the night  in an old, tumbledown hut. About  two o'clock a polecat announced its  presence in its own peculiar way. A  German sat up and looked helplessly  about him. The others were all sleep-  ing peacefully.  "Mein gracious!" he exclaimed, in  tones of despair. "All the rest ashleop  und I've* got to shmell it all!"  "You're so ignorant you don't know  George Washington is dead."  "I didn't know he'd been sick."  Tlm promising young mnn is nearly  always in debt.  The language of flowers is on tap  when a barefooted boy steps on a  thistle.���������Chicago News.  Working Both Ends  "Madam," began the husky knight  of the road as lie stopped by the roadside. "(In lady in de next cottage says  I should toas up a jenny to .see  whether she gives mo a dinner or,  not."  "Well, what have I to do with  that?" naked the busy housewife,  "Nuttin' in particular, mum, only I  thought you'll give me do penny, to  Iohs up."  The original of this great painting, by Luke Filcles, hangs in the Tate  Gallery, in London, placed .there'by popular subscription of the British people. Never has brush depicted more powerfully the expressions of professional amity, maternal grief, fatherly hopelessness-or childish helplessness.  It is really as well as figuratively the most human of the world's great  works of art.       *" s  Newspaper enterprise, backing modern mechanical progress, makes it  possible to put this work of art into the hands of the public at this nominal  cost. ������������������',-. ���������      . - '  THE ART STORE PRICE OF THIS  PICTURE WOULD BE $2.50  PICTORIAL PRESS,  Box 1856, Winnipeg.  Enclosed find 25 cents for which please forwnrd  by first mail one copy of picture entitled "Tha  Doctor."  Ycura truly,  Name    ; .'   Address ������������������*  IBDBS  ���������^"���������f^MW  a____g  _m_g_������__w'ri������w**-\T--*_^  mmmavmm  ^iSMksiiiS^^iSJSMX^t&uuauR : * ���������-*���������f���������a.  ���������/"C,  ._i_ _N_  ���������  *  ir.  THE   LEDGE, , GREENWOOD,   BRITISH COLUMBIA.  A MARTYR TO HEADACHES?  25c. a Box at your druggist's,  will make life comfortable for you again.  They relieve the worst headache In 30 minutes or less.  National Drug and Chemical Company of Canada, Limited.       ���������       ���������       ���������  31  . Montreal.  AT THE OUTSET'  Young married couples should start, their house-keeping  careers    aright.   - Remember,    Mrs.    June-Bride,'   that  n\/m ���������  .mniintTrri  *        is the BEST on the market.   Also that  Eddy's "SILENT" Matches  are absolutely safe and harmless. '  MATCHES,   PAPER   (of all  descriptions),  WOODENWARE,   PAILS,  TUBS AND WASHBOARDS.  Gentle   Hint  "I suppose you don't show much  partiality?" remarked tho nqw patron  in the lunch room. "In other words,  you wait on a guest regardless of  what he looks like?"  "Yes," laughed the pretty waitress,  "but���������er���������I wait on him with much  moie celerity if he looks as if he is  going to be liberal."   ���������  UNSIGHTLY  COMPLEXIONS  Thc constant use of Cuticura Soap,  assisted by Cuticura Ointment, ior  toilet, bath and nursery purposes, not  only preserves, purifies and beautifies  the skin, scalp, hair and hands, but  prevents inflammation, jrritation and  clogging of the pores, the common  cause of pimples, black-heads, redness  and roughness, yellow, oily, mothy  and other unwholesome conditions of  the complexion and skin. All who delight in a clear skin, soft white hands,  a clean wholesome scalp and live  glossy hair, will' find Cuticura Soap  and Ointment most successful in realizing every expectation.  "Would you," he asked, "care to  live to be a hundred years old?"  "Not if anybody knew it," she replied.  Only  Lost  Two  "Doctor, how many times have you  operated for appendicitis?"  "Oh, at least fifty times. I should  say."  "And how many cases have you  lost?"  "Only two. One of them went into  bankruptcy and the other died without leaving a dollar."  On the notice board of a church  near Manchester the other day the following announcements appeared together: A- potato pie supper will be  held on Saturday evening. Subject  for Sunday evening, "A Night of  Agony."  Little Johnnv���������"Say,. mister?"  Mister���������"Well?"  Little Johnny���������"Who  crossed your  eyes instead of dotting them?"  (    LACK OF PURE BLOOD  The Cause of Most Illness-  The Cure, Enrich the  Blood Supply.  Any illness caused by lack of blood  ' will be benefited and cured by a  course of treatment with Dr. Wil-  lanis* Pink Pills. These Pills increase the red matter in the blood  and enable it to carry to every organ  and tissue an increased supply of  oxygen, the great supporter of all  organic life. This has been proved  by cures in thousands of cases not  only in Canada but in all parts of  the world. More people to-day owe  health and happiness to Dr. Williams' Pink Pilis than to any other  medicine. One of these is Mr. James  Stair,   of  Galahad,  Alta.,   who  says:  - "A few years ago 1 became ill and  Very weak. Some days I would have  a hot dry fever and on others would  be bathed in a cold sweat. 1 grew  weaker and weaker until I could do  no kind of work and was finally confined to my bed. I tried several doctors-, who cost me considerable  money, but did me no good, as I  was still getting weaker and weaker.  I asked the last doctor who attended  me' to tell me frankly if he could  cure me, and he told me my case was  so complicated that he did not think  he could help mc. I told him I had  heard   a  great   deal   about   Dr.   Wil-  - liams' Pink Pills and asked if he  thought they would help me. His  reply was: "Weill they won't do you  any harm and they may help you."  1 sent for a half dozen boxes at once  and began taking them. After taking three boxes there was no doubt  they were helping me, and I continued using them for some time longer,  with the result that ,1 am now as  strong and hearty and can do as good  a day's work as aTiy man in- my  neighborhood."  These Pills are sold by all medicine dealers or may be had by mail  at 50 cents a box or six boxes for  $2.50 from The Dr. Williams' Medicine Co., Brockville, Ont.  Tourist���������"I suppose travellers often  fall over this cliff.  Guide���������"Nicn, nien Herr; never  more than once."  It   Is   Wise  to   Prevent   Disorder.���������  Many causes lead to disorders of the  stomach and few are free from them.  At the1 first manifestation that the  stomach and liver are not performing  their functions, a course of Parmelee's  Vegetable Pills should be tried, and it  will be found that the digestive organs  will speedily resume healthy action.  Laxatives and sedatives are so blended in these pills that no other preparation could be so effective as they.  Yet one exception we recall���������  No man approves a shortcake small  ���������Cleveland Plain Dealer.  Man wants but little "here below���������  At least the old saw tells us so���������  He���������"Perhaps your father objects  to me on account of my shortcomings?"  She���������"No; I think it is on account  of your late-stayings."  He���������"Is this a permanent engagement?"  She���������"I hope not. I should like to  get married some time."  Strand Man���������My wife wants to  name our baby Theodore Roosevelt.  Picaslilly���������How do you stand on the  Egyptian  question?  "THE THIRD PARTY."  Hon. Peter Mitchell Was a Bohemian  of a Long Disappeared School.  Tho last of the series of disastrous  fires which have pursued the career'  of The Montreal Herald is responsible  for some interesting reminiscences  by Mr. Lutton, the veteran Quebec  journalist, who for years has contributed a" weekly page of. comment to  that model among weekly newspapers,  The News and Eastern Townships Advocate of St. Johns, Quebec. Particularly interesting are Mr. Lutton'a  references to Hon. Peter Mitchell,  M.P., one.of The Herald's famous editors, who used to.be described as "The  Third Party." Of Mitchell the writer  says:  ' "Upon,the scene, then, entered the  late 'Sir' Peter Mitchell, on Beaver  Hall Hill, where The Herald, phoenixlike, rose from its ashes.  "Now, if ever the true Bohemian  walked this planet, he did so in the  person of the 'Hon.- Peter.'  "When one thinks of the spaciousness of the man; his charming sense  of irresponsibility; his happy indifference to overdue notes; his child-like  insistence upon joy as his inheritance;  his profound' and careless ignorance  of the duties of management; his ingenuous delight in the notion that he  was moulding public opinion while he  was, in reality, playing the dashing  role_ of boulevardier; his slap-dash  editorials which warned the wicked  Conservatives at Ottawa that 'we had  our eye on them,' after the manner  of the 'Skibereen Eagle,' which warned the Emperor of Eussia 'that it was  watching his conduct,' or fulsoniely  bespattered what the "Hon. Peter"  called the 'McShane-Mercier administration,' then reigning at Quebec  (save the mark!)���������when one thinks of  these aspects and attitudes, he can'!  only regret the passing of so gay, so '  delightful a figure, for which a,more  strenuous generation is not inclined  to find a place.  "To see 'Sir Peter' sallying forth,  say, in the winter, enveloped from  head to foot in his seal coat; to note  him the cynosure of the general regard at the St. Lawrence Hall, where  the local politicians used to congregate; to observe the entire delight of  the large creature in life, in the passing moment, in clinking his glass,'  smoking his cigar,, throwing off cor-,  ruscations of wit in the careless moment, while the paper came out or  did "not come out���������was to observe as  charming and inconsequent a creature .' as ever made for the general  optimism and gayety."  ONTARIO'S GAS WELLS.  Natural Light and Heat Is a Foature  of Western Peninwflla.  A man driving along tho shore of  Mrs. M. Barrett,  (oi Morgan St.,  Montreal, says:  "A horrid  rash came out all over my baby'j face and  spread until it had totally covered his scalp.  It was irritating and painful, and caused  the little one hours of suffering. We tried  soaps and powders and salves, but be got  no better. He refused his food, got quite  thin and worn, and was reduced to a very  serious condition;- I was advised to try  Zam-Buk, and did so. It was wonderful  how it seemed to cool and ease the child's  burning, painful skin. Zam-Buk from the  very commencement seemed to go right to  the spot, and the pimples and soreiand the  irritation grew less and less. Within a  few weeks my baby's skin was healed  completely. He has now not a trace of  rash, or eruption, or eczema, or burning  sore. Not only so, but cured of the tormenting skin trouble, he has Improved in  general health."  Zam-Buk Is sold at alt stores and medicine vendors, 50c, a box, or post free from Zam-Buk Co.,  Toronto,forprice,ciboxesfor$].50, Acertain cure  ���������fc-"'* ,*1'" (*'*"!a''*-'li ou"*i burns, etc., ������nd for piles.  This is to certify that I have used  MINARD'S LfNIMENT in my family  for years, and consider it the best  liniment on the market. T have  found it excellent for horse flesh.  (Signed)  W. S. PINEO.  "Woodlands," Middleton, N.S.  Why  He  Didn't  "He knows' all the best people in  town." "Why doesn't he associate  with them, then?" "They know him."  ���������Cleveland Leader.  Saving   His   Feelings  The Ollice Boy  (to peisisknt lady  artist, who calls six times a week)���������  The editor's still engaged.  The Lady Artist���������Tell him it doesn't  mutter.   I don't want to inairy him.  The Ollice Boy���������I 'aven't the 'art  to tell 'im that, miss. He's 'ad several disappointments to-day. Try and  look in again next year.���������The Sketch.  Thc Smart Lawyer Again  "This man is not insane," said the  lawyer, "and never has been. To keep  him iu an asylum ia a blow, sir, di-  intentionally been illustiating the fall -reefed  against  human  rights,  an  as-  of man on roller skates, "I raised it Klluit upon  the  "Pa, what is a dentist?"  "A dentist, my son, is a man who  uses other people's teeth to feed himself."  He���������Going to marry the rich Jack  Hammond? Why, I thought he had  thrown all his money to the dogs.  She���������So he did; but they turned out  to be retrievers.���������M. A. P.  Always Serviceable���������Most pills lose  their properties with age. Not so with  Parmelee's Vegetable Pills. The pill  mass is so compounded' that their  strength and effectiveness is preserved  itiid the pills can be carried anywhere  without fear of losing their potency.  This is a quality that few pills possess " . . -  not so with Parmelee's. They, will  maintain their freshness and potency  for a long time.  Land Turtle.  There is one little denizen of the  marsh world that makes his slow way  quite unmolested amongst the prowling food-seekers of the drowned lands.  Science has fastened a long Latin  name to this fearless little chap, but  the barefoot, freckled boy calls him  "mud-turtle."  He is found along the causeway-*  and waterways of the warm, dark water and muck bottoms. At the slightest" sound he pitches forward and  hides himself with lightning-like contortions in the friendly water weeds  and, if you stand quietly by and  watch,- you will, ere long, see him  swim to the surface, protude his little  snake-like head on its leathery, wrinkled neck and watch you from bright,  yellow-rimmed eyes.  He is a curious, good-natured, even  a friendly little creature.  His shell house,'which he carries on  his back, is beautifully marked with  varying shades of grey and brown,  slashed with flecks of deep vermilion.  Should hungry mink or gliding  marsh snake appear, he has simply  to draw in his head, legs and short,  spiky-like tail and be immune from  danger. That shell, with its sharp,  corrugated edges, makes the turtle too  indigestible a meal for hungry worn-  per, mink or marsh-coon to relish.  And so the harmless little land-  turtle, who is first-cousin to the  ferocious' snapping turtle, commonly  called "moss back" by the boy of the  freckles, lives out his days. He grows  very slowly and outlives almost any  other denizen of the marsh or water.  Through the long summer days he  suns himself on bog or log and when  the cold weather comes he burrows  deep in the muck and sleeps out the  long winter.  There Were Other Reasons  At the Lawyers club the conversation turned on the rebukes that the  judges have sometimes administered  to lawyers.   Mai tin W. Littleton s.iid:  "You know that some trial judges-  fare 11s badly' at tho hands of lawyers  as lawyers fare at the hands of trial  judges. Down in Texas there was a  trial judge we will call Jones in  a county we will call Mexico, because  neitlier of those names is at all like  tho original. Tlie supreme court reviewing ii decision of Judge Jones  paid him a compliment in the following words:  "This case," said the learned upper  counsel, "is an appeal from a decision  made by Judge Jones, but there are  other reasons why the official should  be sustained."  "The court then went on and gave  the other reasons," but Judge Jones  wounded in his amour proper, never  forgot that first sentence." ��������� New  York Herald.  Beware of Ointments for Catarrh that  Contain Mercury,  as mercury will surely destroy tin  sense of smell and completely derangt  tlie whole system win 11 entering it  through the mucous surfaces, Sucl.  articles shou.d never be used excepi  on prescriptions from reputable phy  sicians, as the damage they will do is.  ten fold to the good you can possiblj  derive from them. Hall's - Catarrh  Cure, nianufuoturod -by- F. J. Clicnej  & Co., Toledo, 0., contains no mer  cury, and is taken internally, acting  directly upon the bljod and mucou.-  surfaces of thc system. In buying  Hall's Catarrh Cure be sure you gel  the genuine. It is t;:ken isiternall*  and made in Toledo, Ohio, by F. J  Cheney & Co.   Testimonials free.  Sold   by  druggists.    Price,  75c  pei  bottle.  Take. Hall's  Family  Pills  for- con  slipation.  Lake Erie, in that somewhat inaccessible region adjacent to Selkirk in  Haldiinand County, comes upon some  objects sat out in the lake that-'suggest defences against some future' foreign invader. One's mind turns at  once to Fenian raids and perhaps to  a query whether defences of this sort  are not contrary to the provisions of  the Rush-Bagot treaty. The apparent  defences are concrete arrangements  with recesses on the land side and a  circular front sloping toward the top,  facing Uncle Sam's country. A series  of pipes and valves adds to the mystery.  Inquiry, however, shows , that the  "round towers" are no more nor less  than the covers of natural gas wells  sunk in Lake Erie to secure the precious fuel and lighting material for  large Canadian cities and towns many  miles away. The fields hereabouts are  studded with wells from which the  farmers often reap large rentals, but  the ' four competing, companies*��������� were  not content with land operations and  last winter began boring under Lake  Erie. They met with,.the same success as on land, and at a depth of  about 800 feet secured a good flow,  though naturally varying in different  wells.  The drilling" operations for tho  wells farthest in the lake were carried on during the winter, with the  apparatus standing on the ice, for  Lake Erie, being shallow, is frozen for  some distance out during the cold  weather. The workmen found it a  cold job, for the winds that swept  over the ice fields did not suggest  proximity to any banana belt. Since  then the operations have been extended and several lake wells are now being sunk. The gas companies believe  they will find oil by drilling still  deeper, and later on it is proposed to  make the. experiment. The proximity  of the Pennsylvania oil fields just  across the lake is the basis for this  belief.  In the vicinity of this gas supply  most of the farmhouses are lighted  from the wells, though the great bulk  of the gas is piped to Hamilton,  Brantford, Paris and Gait. The roadsides are seamed with the pipes of the  competing companies, until one would  think he were in a city too young to  perfect its public services. Most of  the houses are old and weather-stained from a half century's storms from  tumultuous Lake Erie. Gas lighting  and fuel, pianos and top buggies now  signal the arrival of a happier day.  The upper works of wells appear  in the grain fields every few yards,  and the farmer as he circles around  them with his binder is only solaced  by tlie large rental which he derives  from a good producing well. One  man indeed has an automobile for  himself and for each of his two sons,  the fruits, it is said, of the natural  gas wells on his property.  THE LOST CHANNEL  TORTUfiED FOR SEVEN YEARS  Mother���������"There were two apples in  the cupboard, Tommy, and now there  is only one.    How's that?"  Tommy (who sees no way out of it)  ���������"Well, ma, it was so dark in there 1  didn't see the other."  A Story of D. McNicholl.  Mr. T. C. Irving, of Bradstreets'  agency, Toronto, is a famous collector  of anecdotes and personalia. He has  lately been in the West and according  to The' Vancouver Sunset has been  telling the following stories of Mr.  D. McNicholl, vice-president of the  C.P.R.:  "Here  is  the  first.    A  well-known  general manager of a big Canadian  Some'pills'lose their power, "but   bank tried to collect a bill from the  - ���������   -          ���������������������������   C.P.R. Whether the bill was a just ono  "How on earth did you ever cultivate such a beautiful black eye?"  naked Brown's friend.  "Oh," replied  Brown, who had tfn  from a slip.'  The Man���������"Yes, it's a pretty hat."  The   Lady���������"I   bought   it   on   your  ]���������,  n.u*  been from  account."  The Man���������"Yes; you generally do."  "Aro you going abroad on a fellowship?" "No, on a entile ship."��������� Yale  Record.  sacred institution of  liberty, "and "  "But did you not prove last week,  when he was on tiial for murder, that  birth a raving  lunatic?" interposed the court.  The lawyer smiled in a superior  way. "Surely," he said, "your honor  would not have it believed that this  court is on the intellectual plane of  that jury."  or not matters little for the purposes  of this story. Anyway the general-  manager became exasperated with the  C.P.R. and wrote a caustic letter to  Mr. McNicholl in which he said if  the bill were not paid instanter he  would instruct every branch of hia  bank not to use the C.P.R. passenger  trains when avoidable, not to use  C.P.R. .telegraphs, nor C.P.R. express  lines, nor anything with a C.P.R. label on it.  "Mr. McNicholl's reply was brief  and to the point. He said if the general-manager carried out his threat he  would instruct every employe of the  C.P.R. to refuse any bank bills bearing the label of that particular bank.  When tlie general-manager got that  letter he concluded he had played the  wrong card with Mr. McNicholl. What  would happen to any bank whose bills  were systematically refused by tho  C.P.R. can be easily imagined. Anyway the bank never boycotted the  C.P.R."  Through indiscretion in eating  green fruit in summer many children  become subject to cholera morbus  caused by irritating acids that act violently on the lining 01 the intestines.  Pains nnd dangerous purgings ensue  and the delicate system of the child  suifers under tlie drain. In such  cases the safest and surest medicine  is Dr. J. D. Kellogg's Dysentery Cordial. It will check the inflammation  and save the child's life.  The class was being questioned-on  the cardinal points ot the compass.  "if I turn to the east and look at  the rising sun what is behind mc?"  Boy���������"Yer shudder."  Minard's  Liniment Cures  Colds,  Etc  The  Rat���������A Jingle  "A  rat!    A  rat!" screamed    Brother  Jim  As wild he pranced about the floor.  "Ot, where?   Oh, whore?" thc sisters  cried  "Why,  right in Kitty's pompadour."  ���������St. Nicholas.  We guarantee tfie  perfect qualify and  absolute purity of  the tobaccos used in  the manufacture of  Cigarettes.  ssssssrss  era  Freeman the Historian.  It was an English bishop who, when  the historian Freeman had worn out  his patience with his rudeness, introduced him to a waiting audience as  "the distinguished scholar that so admirably describes and illustrates the  savagery of our ancestors."  A Scottish Superstitutlon.  In Scotland, bringing   a   flowering  hawthorn into the  houaa foretells ���������  deuth in the family.  Ditteis.losf���������"Here come two evil-  looking rascals. I shouldn't wonder if  we wi'ie held up."  Heinz���������"I'm afraid so. By the by,  here's that, dollar you lent mc this  morning."  "Well, Silas, did you enjoy your  trip to London? What did you find  new there?"  "Why, soniethin' wuth secin'. The  liul place is full 0' cabs with cash  registers on '0111, an' red Hags to show  folks it's dangerous to dispute the  fare. They call 'em taxidermy cabs,  'cusc ef you don't mind the drivers '11  jest take the skin off ye."���������Tit-Bits-.  The Bride���������"Hut why look so blue,  Fred.Iy? You know pupa has promised ho will still buy all my frocks."  The Groom (gloomly)���������"Yes���������but,  I'm wondering what the dickens we  shall have to eat."  The Golfer���������"I suppose you get a lot  of practice in tlie winter time?"  The Caddy���������"Naw, wo dinnn. Tf it  isna rairiin' 'tis snawin', an' if 't. isna  rainin' or snawin', 'tis freozm', an' if  't isna rainin' or snawin' or freezin'  'tis the Sawbath, and it's fair sickening."  mwmmwmmm  "Do you ever lose that umbrella of  yours?" asked tlie maiden.  "No, I don't," replied the man,  sternly; "the person who takes thnt  umbrella will have fo take mo,"  "Do I understand that to be a proposal of marriage or a threat?" inquired the maiden, swoetly.  MmmmirawauM^  Canada's Mountain Grandeur.  We   have   in   Canada   one   of   the  grandest mountain ranges on the face  of the earth; one of which we may  feel   tremendously   proud    when    we  hear  it  spoken of;  one  replete  with  the most varied and attractive gems of  alpine  scenery. - In these  mystic regions    wide    snowfields    of    dazzling  whiteness undulate through miles of  space"; "black cloud shadows chase one  another   across   the   shining  surface;  the ribs of rock stand out sharp like  the frame of a mighty skeleton. Here  ice-rivers drain lakes of snow up iu  the clouds and tumble in a wild contusion of seracs over rocky beds-walled in  by mountain sides;  waterfalls  leap down rock precipices;   cascades  thunder from the heights; rock tails  *ut wide gashes in the virgin forest;  shining, jewel-like lakes of exquisite  -.hades of blue and green reflect their  surroundings   so  perfectly  that  it  is  difficult to know where land ends and  water begins.- In the primeval forests  of mighty conifers there are spreading  boughs, "festooned    with    beards   of  moss, and the foliage is so dense that  it creates a dim religious shade illuminated only by .the slants of sunlight  that find a way through the openings.  These forests are filled with wonderful   things;   prickly   shrubs   six   feet  high, that wound the flesh with sharp  spines; rare flowering plants that delight tlie eye with beautiful blossoms,  and bushes loaded with luscious huckleberries  and  full  ripe  raspberries.  In sequestered nooks there are beds of  rare   orchids   and    other   handsome  flowers.    Half hidden by the foliage,  great blocks of rock, as big as houses,  have   fallen   from   the   surrounding  heights;  their sides  are  seared  with  age and covered with lichens, and on  their crests are colonies of baby spruce  trees   that   have   settled   there  and  thrive  on  the  moss-grown  surface-  Arthur O. Wheeler, in The Canadian  Magazine.  A  Crushing   Retort.  In a certain New Brunswick county, where the councillors served without anv sessional indemnity whatever,  Councillor C. was defeated in a con-  V-st in the parish of X., and at the  next session to which he was elected  the councillors voted themselves $5  per day.  Councillor C. supported tho resolution. He believed, he said, that his  services were worth $5 per day to  the electors of the parish of X. and  that if he had not thought so he would  not have offered his services.  "Mr. Warden," said a member who  was optwsing the increase, "there is  nothinp 'in that. Three years ago,  Councillor C. offered his services to  the electors of X. for nothing, and  they  rejected him."  Wiser After All.  Tho late John R. Camoron, of The  Hamilton Spectator, was an adept in  tho use of the EngliBh language for  pun and fuumaking. He accused another newspaper of pirating it's leading articles, and thereupon called for  "three shears for our esteemed contemporary." Onco The Buffalo Courier aaid that "Canada did not know  enough to come in out of the reign-  iBritannia."   Cameron's rejoinder was  H&w    a    Picturesque- Spot    in    tho  Thousand Islands Was Named.   '  Few of the visitors to the Thousand Islands realize how many historical associations this region possesses. It has always been the boundary line between nations, and every  great war in the history of America  has seen some large or small tragedy  enacted near its waters.  In the year 1760 two armed vessels, the Onondaga and the Mohawk,  with 1,000 men on board, under the  command of Gen. Jeffrey (Lord Amherst), set out from- Oswego, N.Y.,  intent on capturing Montreal.  Just as the expedition was entering the St. Lawrence a lookout on  the Onondaga saw a bateau filled  with soldiers putting out from an  island arid heading down the river.  Judging at once that they were  French scouts, the two invading  ships gave chase, hoping to capture  the  bateau.  After' going several miles the  bateau suddenly veered, at a point  where three hills extend into the  river, and ran down a narrow channel between a large island and several smaller ones. It then passed out  into a large bay, beyond which could -  be seen another and a larger channel  extending among the islands.. Knowing that the channels between these  islands are usually very deep the  Onondaga continued the pursuit.  When in the middle of the channel  the vessel was suddenly attacked  from all sides by the Indians and  French hidden on the surrounding  islands. The decks /were swept with  musketry and arrows. The guns were  trained on. the islands, and the attacking party was 'soon forced to  escape in canoes. Coxswain Terry  and his crew were ordered to lower  a boat and to bear a message to the  captain of the Mohawk, telling him  to turn back into the main channel.  Another boat was then lowered to  seek ont a passageway and, a deep  channel being found, thc Onondaga  dropped down stream * below the  thickest group of islands and awaited  the return of Terry and his crew. As  they did not return Ensign Barry was  -ordered to lower the cutter and  search for them. He returned after  some hours, having found no trace  of the boat. He had been bewildered by the intricate channels and  numerous islands and had not been  able to find the channel through  which the Onondaga passed. It was  thought probable that Terry and his  crew had boarded the Mohawk, but  the officers of that vessel reported  that the message had been delivered  and that the boat had started to return to the Onondaga. The coxswain and his crew were never heard  from., and were undoubtedly captured  or killed. Ensign Barry named the  scene of the fight the Lost Channel,  which name it has since borne.  J.  has  au-  Art Treasures  In Fredericton,  That    very    keen     gentleman,  Purves   Carter,   English   artist,  sprung  another sensation.    Last  tumn, it will be remembered, he rummaged through  an old lumber room  at Laval  University,   and   told   the  academicians   that  .their . storehouse  was the greatest art gallery in Canada, alleging that   it contained,   for  instance, Ruben's Fruit Garland, also  a Gainsborough, a Salvator Rosa, and  a Poussin.   While a great many people agreed   with   Mr.   Carter,   some  thought that clever copies had bam-  foozled him.   In fact, the Laval Collection is a mystery yet; no one has  been  able to quite  decide as to the  individual merits of the two million  dollars' worth of art treasures in the  quaint Quebec  College.    Mr.  Purves  Carter has given it up, though   not  his hobby of digging up rare pictures.  He has migrated elsewhere, lately to  New Brunswick.   The other day   he  journeyed   to   Fredericton.     In   the  Council Chamber of the Government  building, four courtly figures have for  years    looked   down    benignly   from  their gilt frames. Who they are every  high-school    ooy    can    tell:      King  George of   Tea  Party   fame,   Queen  Charlotte, Glenig, Scottish earl, and  His Excellency, the Earl of Sheffield.  As to   who   painted   these   pictures,  well, no one in Fredericton has been  able to recollect.  Connoisseur Purves Carter has  come out with his explanation. Arriving from Boston in St. John the  ���������other night, he said that the paintings of King George III. and Queen  Charlotte were no less than the work  of Sir Joshua Reynolds; that the  Glenig one was done by Graham,  famous Scottish artist, and that John  Hoppner, R.A., was responsible for  the portrait of the Earl of Sheffield.  Took the Wrong Cue.  When anyone shakes hands with the  Premier, says The Toronto Mail and  Empire correspondent who has accompanied Sir Wilfrid Laurier to the  West, he at once enquires the name  and then makes some remark or comment designed to please the voter or  his wife. If the name is Mrs. Jones,  he insists that it must be Miss Jones,  and if the nationality of the speaker  is betrayed by the name that fact is  seized upon "to advantage, but now  and then the most wily politician  makes a mistake. At Selkirk the other afternoon the Premier was in fine  fettle and had ag lad hand and a winning smile for everybody. As ho was  driving off some voter grasped his  hand enthusiastically.  "What is the name?"  "Sullivan."  "Oh, yes, Mr. Sutherland. I have  not forgotten your name. It is a fine  old Scotch name."  "To hell with tho Scotch," respond-  ed the voter.  Down to 27 Banks.  With the consolidation of the Union  Bank of Halifax and the Royal, and  the liquidation of the Sovereign Bank,  the number of banks" doing business  in Canada is reduced to twenty-seven.  Of these fourteen hnve their head ol-  flee in Ontario, nine in Quebec, two in  Novo Scotia, ono in New Brunswick,  that "Canada, at any rate, knew en-    Four of these have paid up capital  MADAM JOSEPH URET.TE  " No. ill George St., Sorel, Que.     _���������  "For seven years   I. suffered   from  womb disease and dreadful > torturing  pains, and I had constant Dyspepsia and  Chronic Constipation���������the latter so bad  that sometimes I went ten days without  action of the bowels.    Six different doctors treated me and for a year. I was"in  bed,   constantly   facing  death.    Then--,  my husband, coaxed me to try " Fruit- '���������'  vtives " aud this medicine, and nothing  _se, cured me and saved my life."  (Signed) Mme. JOSEPH LIRETTE.  50c.  box���������6 for ^2.50���������or trial box  25c.���������at dealers or from  Fruit-a-tives  T.imited, Ottawa  A  Wonderful  Breed  Seymour���������"1 hear you have evolved  a wonderful breed ot laying hens?"  Ashley���������"I'ou  bet    1    have!    Tliey  don't need roosts."  beyniour���������"Don't need  roosts?"  .-vsiiloy���������"No,   sir;     they're',  laying  night and day.". *  An Oil That is,Prized Everywhere���������  Dr. Tiiomaa' Eclectric Oil -was put  upon the market without any flourish  over thirty years ago. it was .put up  10 meet tne wants of a small section,  out as soon as its merits became  Known it had a whole continent, for a  lield, and it is now known and prized  chroughout this hemisphere. There-is  notniiig equal to it.  In Vancouver they have auto seav  eiiger wagons, and it is said they do  not leave any worse smell behind  them than the swell auto broughams.  Minard's   Liniment   Cures   Garget   in  Cows.  He looked in a store window and  saw, "Hats reduced." "Heavens!"  siiid he to himself. "What was their  original size?"  Your Druggist Will Tell You  Murine Eye Remedy relieves Sore  liyes, Strengthens Weak :. Eyes,  Doesn't Smart, Soothes Eye Pain,  .md sells for 50c. Try Murine' in  ifour Eyes and in Baby's Eyes for  dcaly Eyelids and Granulation. 1  Undoubtedly  Bad  Mary Mild���������Wouldn't you call her  a���������ah, doubtful character?"  Carrie Caustique���������Not unless you  wanted to give her the benefit of the  doubt.���������Smart Set.  Something With a Swing .'  Vacationist (at bookstall)���������Going to  the countiy and want some light reading-  Dealer���������Ah ! Here's one for fTie  iiammock. "Gadzooks" appears in  ���������very chapter.  Ma���������"Gracious! What's the matter  with the baby?"  Pa���������"Oh, he ��������� bumped his head  .igainst one of the pedals of the  piano."-'  Ala���������"Poor little dear! Perhaps he's  seriously huit."  Pa���������Nonsense! It-was the -soft  ���������edal he struck."  ���������On main line of Grand Tiunk 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  Weak Women  should heed such warnings as headache, nervousness, backache, depression and weariness and >fortify  the system with the aid of  Sold Everywhere.  In Boxes a5 cent*.  'Buy The Best  when you buy table silver  lor your home.  Quality  and beauty are both  assured by choosing  I84JR0GERS BROS.  ware. Made In ihe heaviest triple  plate, hence Its popular title  "Silttr Piatt thai Wtarj"  Til sett, fancy sllrtrdlittt,  tie., art tlimptd  MERIDEN BHITiCO.  SOLD  DY  &BADINO   DBAUBI  lough to keep out of tho hail��������� Colum  'hia."  I wandered to the village, Tom,  Where we used to wade the ford,  But left upon the next train out,  For the folks had raised the board.  Lady (on the bank)���������"My denr sir,  how did you come to fumble in?"  Man (in water)���������"My dear madam,  to be frank, I didn't conic to tumble  in���������I came to skate."  Youthful  Knowledge Thirst  "Pop,  what is a pianologist?   The  paper calls a man that."  "Don't bother about thnt, Johnny."  "Well, I want to know if he thumps  or pumps."  less than a million; all tha rest over  that amount,  Sons of "Eat 'Em Alive"  "The Ah''rnnthy boys who rode from  Oklahoma to New York to see Colonel  Roosevelt ought tn be happy."  "Don't you believe it. They will insist on going back next year in a  CiirtiH.-i-IIainilton flier."  Short-winded  A little boy whose grandmother had  just died wrote the following letter,  which he duly posted:  "Dear Angels: "We,have sent you  grandma. Please give her a harp to  play, as she is short-winded and can't  blow a trumpet."  Send Your Money  BY  DOMINION EXPRESS GO,  Money Foreign  Orders and Drafts  The cheapest, safest and most  convenient wny to remit money  to any part of the world  Rates   for     Domestic      Money  Orders.  $5 nnd under  5 to $10  10 to   :jo  30 to   50  Money sent by Telegraph and  Cable to all principal cities.  Travellers' Cheques  Issued  Agencies in all C.P.R. Stations.  over  over  over  3 cents  G cents  10 centa  15 cents  W. N. U., No. 808,  .'    '-iM if fS1  ��������� *��������������������������� -- -  ytf'h]  : yi.Hi&l  ;*>������������������ !&ii'&:  v,     *  f\\'*'; r*,\  ���������: " -'WW  ���������     \*.W  - / j'wrafo.  - ".** ���������I'.'.'L'J'  ���������'  <-/l\.,'M  .- '..--'4*'',  '  -KM  *"*4^  ' -S' "it  .J I  -J ".'Oi'f!!  -1. A">:i  V  .    '-(���������  *.'*:������������������ h^fr^, I  *'VI  '���������it  -r 'ihe' ledge,   greenwood, ' B-nnisn  cokmteiA.  Sale   of   Crown-Granted   Mineral   Claims   for   Delinquent   Taxes    in   the  Rossland   Assessment   District.  I HEREBY GIVE NOTICE that on Monday, the 7th day of November, A. D., 1910, al the hour of two o'clock in the  afternoon, at the Court House, in the City of'Rossland, I shall oiler for sale, at public auction, the Crown-granted Mineral  Claims, hereinafter set out, of the persons in the said list hereinafter set out, for thc delinquent taxes unpaid by said persons,  on the 30th day of June, 1910, and for costs ond expenses, including the cost of advertising said sale, if the total amount due  is not sooner paid.  LIST   Al  GREENWOOD MINING- DIVISION".  OWNER,  Hunter, James ,  Enterprise & Anchor Mines, Ltd   Groves, F. W. & Jackson, Eric E   Manchester, D.; Puller, H. V. & Hall, F. K.  ..  Kane, M. H.; Price, M. J.; Morrison, h. S. {  Nelson, John W. and Parry, Evau )  Golconda Mines, Ltd .'   Estate, A. Ferguson; Fuller, II. V.; Bunting, )  H. Lind, A. J.; Bell, C. N.; McKenxie, K. <r  & Snyder, U. M )  Bresuahau, Daniel   Wood, Robert       Skylark Development Co   Sutherland, Lulu E; Wood, R. & Sutherland, )  James    )  Boundary Elkhorn Mining Co., Ltd   Enterprise & Anchor Mines, Ltd   Matthews, John   Golconda Mines, Ltd   Golconda Mines, Ltd   Golconda Mines, Ltd., N. P. L   Macy, W. H. & Law, W. M I  Fraser, J.  S.   C;  Crane,  G. T. & Morrison )  Mines, Ltd J  Clint, H. ].;  Smith, E. ].;  Reeves, C. H. & {  Thompson, James E J  Groves, Francis W.   Cameron, Alfred;  Teunessen,  E   & Stooke, \  Charles  ' )  Shallenberger, H. H. & Parsons, I. M   CosgrifF, Con & Mcln'tyre,-M   Clint, H. J.;  Smith, E. J.;  Reeves, C. H. & {  Thompson, Jas. E )  Bell, John T.;  Hallett, I. H.; Hickey, Pal & j  Mcintosh, Duncan    )  Mclntyre, Murdoch    Schenck, Melvin D   Clint, H. J.; Smith,- E. J.;  Reeves, C. H. & [  Thompson, Jas. E j"  Matthews, John   Smith, L. A. & Andrews, G   King, Thomas      Skylark Development Co   Greden, John N   Bresuahau, Daniel .'.' '.   Tip Top Mining Co   Greden, John N   Golconda Mines, Ltd   Golconda Mines, Ltd .'   NAME OF CLAIM.  lot so.  Amandy   Anchor     Battle Axe Fraction  Bay Fraction      Blue Jay   Cleveland   Coronation  Custer Fraction  Dark Horse  Denver     Dundee   Elkhorn   Enterprise   Eureka Fraction ...  Golconda Fraction.  Gold Bed     Laocoon   Little Chief   Little Buffalo Fraction  Lucky Shot Fraction.  Maple Leaf Fraction .  Messina   Moreen Fraction.  Mullen   Myrtle No. 2  Ninety Five  No. 4    No. 12 Fraction  Northern Belle..  Puthatn   Queen of Sheba     S. F. Fraction   Skylark   St. Louis   Tiger    Tip Top   Toronto   Wild Rose Fraction  York Fraction   2995  1021  230S  32S5  1287  2150  33-J5  160s  597  764  6or  8rS  1022  3259  2149  1388  2147  1406  1717  3310  2040  2951  1709  1850  3553  2939  1S43  22S0  3552  3*5������  1859  832  763  2S55  354S  1229  2S56  ���������387-  2148  TAXHS.  Si 2.75  1,3.00  II.50  II.SO  1250  10.00 .  7-75  10.50  9.00  5-oo  10.50  24.00  3-25  7-50  11.50  10.50  13.00  12.75  n.5������  S.25  8.75  12.00  12.25  13.00  6.50  24.00  13.00  ���������50  11.50  13.00  10.25  10.00  8.00  10.50  11.50  9-75  7-50  4.00  11.25  COSTS.  *f> 2.00  2.00  2.00  2.00  2.00  2.00  2.00  2.00  2.00  2.00  2.00  2.00  2.00  2.00  2.00  2.00  2.00  2.00  2.00  2.00  2.00  2.00  2.CO  2.00  2.00  2.00  2.00  2.00  2.00  2.00  2.00  2.00  2.00  2.00  2.00  2.00  Total.  S'4 75  15.00  13-50  Ij5������  14.50  12.00  9-75  12.50  ir.oo  7.00  12.50  26.00  5-25  9-5������  13-5������  12.50  15.00  14-75  13-50  10.-25  10-75  14.00  14-25  15-00  S.50  26.00  15.00  2.50  13-50  15.00  12 25  12.00  10.00  12.50  13-50  H-75  9 50  6.00  13-25  Frank Fletcher  Provincial.Land Survryok,  Nelson, B. C.  NOTICE TO CONTRACTORS.  Grand Forks Court-Housk.  SEALED TENDERS, ' superscribed  "Tender for CourL-Hotisc, Grand  Forks," will be received by the Honorable the Minister of Public Works up to  noon on Tuesday, the 25th day of October, 1910, for The erection and completion of a brick and stone buslding at  Grand Forks, B, C.  Plans, Specifications, Contract, and  Forms ol" Tender may be seen on and  after the 24th day of September, r^io, al  the office of the Government Agent,  Grand Forks, and the Department of  Public Works, Victoria.  Each proposal must be accompanied  by an accepted bank cheque or certificate  of deposit on a chartered bank of Canada,  made payable to the Honorable the Minister of Public Works, for the sum ol  53,000, which shall be forfeited if the  paity tendering decline to enter into contract wlion called upon to do so, or if he  fail to complete the work contracted for.  The cheques or certificates of deposit of  unsuccessful tenderers will be returned  to them upon the execution of thc con-  trnct.  Teudcis will uoi be considered unless  made out 011 thc forms supplied, signed  with the actual signature ofthe tenderer,  and enclosed in thc envelopes furnished.  The lowest or any lender not necessarily accepted,  F. C. GAMBLE,  Public Works Engineer.  Department of Public Works,  Victoria, B. C, September 20th, 1910.  Liguoi:   act,  Set-, is.  1010.  NOTICE is hereby i*ivon Unit, on the lirsl day  of December next, upj'lk-'ilion iviH )��������� inn'Ic to  the Miponnl'Jii'lfnt of Provincial Police for  renewal ff tlio li'jtel lieciic-e to fdl liquor by retail in tlieliuti'l mown a* CJi-owc-ll's flolul, sit-  'latent:Midway, in the Province of l'ntisli Columbia  Dated this Oth day of October, 1!U0.  SAMUEL A. CHOWHLL.  Ajiplieant.  MlSl'JiEXANKOUS.  The Big Andy .is' being smoked  all over tlio 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. ..'-.     ...  In Phoenix N. J. Carson &Co.  carry a large stock, of. gent' fur-  nishings, clothing,, hats, boots and  shoes. Drop in and  have a rubber.  In Phoenix, D. J. Matheson has  thc agency for twelve of the best  board lire insurances in the world.  The rates are moderate and tbe indemnity certain in case of loss. It  is a wise man who provides against  loss by fire. Drop a line to D. J.  Matheson if you feel an interest in  fire insurance.  COUNTY COURT-OF YALE.  A SITTING Of tlio County Court of Yale will  lie liolden ut tbe Court House. Greanwood.  on Tuesday tho lslli day of November, 1'JIU, at  eleven o clock in the forenoon.  Uy order,  W. G. MfiMYNN,  HCKistrar C. 0. of Y.  SriNKKAL ACT  Certificate of Improvements ���������  no rioi!:  Granite, Vernon .Fractional and Clipper Fractional Mineral Claims, situate iu the Greenwood Al tiling Division of Yale District.  Wliuro located : Iu Skylark Camp.  TAKE NOTICE tliat I, M. II. Kane, i/ieo  Minor's Cortitiiate No. H2S1J17, intend, sixty  days from tlio date lieri-of, to apply (0 Iho Min-  iuif IJocorder for a Ceailicate of Improvements,  for ihe purpose of obtaining 11 Crown Grant ot  tbe above claims.  And further take notice that action, under  section :I7, must be commenced before the issuance of such CrrtiilctMi! of Improvement.  Dated tliiu-'lith day of September, A 1>. 3910  Jl. H. KANE.  O  A Large Stock  OF   NEW   GOODS  ���������,-.  JUST   ARRIVED.  LATEST STYLES OF  LADr.ES'  HATS.  JNevv Dry Goods.  Shoes, all kinds and styles.  Ladies'. Suits, ;Coats, Furs, and-Boy's Cloth- -.  nig, .just in.   Hosiery, Rubber Goods, etc..  Underclothing   of  ah. kinds.' ..Children's-''.  Dresses and' Underwear.  '���������' Unequalled for Domestic Use.  1.1QUOK   ACT,  1S10.  Sec. -is.  "NOTICE Is hereby tciven that, on tlie first day  ol December next, application will lie made to  the Suiicrintendenl of Provincial I'ollce for  renon nl of tho hotel licence to sell liquor by retail in tbe hotel known as Ihe Midway Hotel,  Mtiuite nl Midway, In the 1'rovinee ol British  Columbia.  Dnted this Gth day of October, HJ1U.  JAEKTUA C. THOMET,  Applicant.  T.iouois   \r.-v,   1SM0.  See. -1-'.  NOTICE i3 hereby (fivcii that, on Iho first day  of JVccmbi'i- nc.\t, application will l.e made to  ihe Superintendent of J'niviiH-inl lYilice for  renewal of Ihe hotel licitice lo sell li'iuur by retail in the hotel known ;u lliu Yendonie I'fotel,  situate at Anaconda, in tho I'rovinee of British  Columbia.  Dated this Gth tiny of October, 1!HU.  FHANK BGI.L,.  Applicant.  iAM)   ACT.  Similkameen Land District. District of Yale.  .TAKE NOTICE tbatl, Hark ChristoiHOn, of  Komniiiry Fulls, li. C , farmer, intend to apply  tor pennUsiou to purchase the following described l.tnd:  CommeneInK at a post planted at the North-  cist corner of Lot an A on the east of Boundary  Kails, thence north al U0 chain.-!, thence S 15'.81'  \V 10.S1I chains, Ihetieo N 71������ 29' VV li.tli chains,  thonco S ln'.SS' \V 14.00 chains, llieneo East 17.-  75 chains to the point of commencement containing tl 2.1 acre.-, more or less.  Dated KStli September, 1910.  AIAItK  OIIKISTENSON.  One by 0110 the lights go out.  Bill Barlow, editor of Sage Brush  Philosophy diet! this week in Doug-  la?, Wyoming, from heart- disease.  JLICJUOU   AIT,  b'co 4-'.  1910.  Dated at Rossland, B. C, this 7th day of October, 1910,  I  Collector, Rossland Assessment District.  PUBLIC NOTICE.  "With a view to the better pre-  Bervation of the Public Highways  the attention of the public is herewith directed to the orovieions of  THE 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  vehicle carrying a load in excess  of that mentioned in Schedule  1A ' hereunto annexed  SCHEDULE A  Wagons and 4 wheeled vehicles  Bhall not carry a load in excess of  the following:-  On tires under 3 inches...2000 lbs.  On tires 3 inches in  width and  under four inches 3000 lbs.  On tires 4 inches in  width  and  nnder five inchep 6000 lbs.  On   tires   5   inches   in    width  and over 6000 lbs. and over.  AND NOTICE is hereby given  that the Act in every respect  oinst be strictly complied with.  Any person guilty of an offence  against this Act shall upon summary conviction thereof before a  Justice of the Peac- be liable to  a penalty not exceeding Fifty  Dollars. .  Do not draw logs or timber over  highway. Vehicles meeting ought  to turn to the left. A vehicle  overtaken ought to turn to the  left. A vehicle overtaking another  ought to turn to the right.  W.. G. McMynn,  Government Agent.  Greenwood, May 19, J910.  F. JAYNES  Ogilvie's Rolled Oats  8 pound Sacks, 45c.  Ogilvie's Household Flour  24 pound Sacks, $1.05,  50  $2.10.  Take your Repairs to  A.D.MORRISON  Grand Forks, the Leading  NOTICE Is hereby si veil that, on tbe lirst day  of December nexl. upplication will be made lo  tlio .Siiperintenccnt of I'roviucial I'olico for  renewal or the hotel licence to sell liquor by retail i.i the bold known us the Kni-ili-rii Hotel,  nituateut li'.lxiit, in the I'mvinw of JJriUsh (!"'-  tnnbla.  Dated this Gib day of October, 1!U0.  JOHN bULLIVAN.  ,   . Applicant.  I,IO.UOIt    ACT,   lfliO.  Sec. ���������i-.*.  NOTICE U hereby driven that, on the first d ly  of December ne\t, api'lii-alion will be made to  Iho Superintendent ot lVovinci.ii Police for le-  i cw.il of tins hotel licence tn soil liquor by retail  in tho hotel known as the Union Hotel,"situalo  at Kholt, in the 1'iuviiice of Uritish Columbia.  Dated this (ith iluy of October, IlilO.  JOHN McKELLAR,  Applicant.  of the Boundary District  LIQUUK   AOT,    1H10.  Sec. -1-*.  NOTICE is hereby given thnt, on the first dav  of December next, application will be made to  the Supeiiiitenileiit of Provincial I'olico for re  nciv.il of tho hotel licence to ."ell liquor by retail lu the hotel known as tbe Ahjoma Hotel,  situate at Deudwood, in the Province of British  Columbia.  Dated this Oth dny October, lOW.  JAMES HENDERSON,  Applicant,  Toe liquor licence law in B. C.  s nn excellent one, but too strict in  >6me respects for a.western.country'.  When iriinery, prospectors, and  others cannot piny a game of solo  for the drinks in ;i country tavern  for tVar that the landlord will lose  his license it is high time that the  diamond hitch was loosened. Men  need sotno cheap fun.in the lonely  spots of this glorious country of  Bowser's. Rich men. in the clubs  of this province can drink, and  gamble; then why not -give the  trail-blazer a chance to play for  (our bits worth of   drinks?  ANALYSIS OF WATER  Chlorine    S. 14  Sulphuric Acid  cfiZAZ  Silica    74-29  Lime  84.57  Alkalies as Soda   5.91  Magnesia  232.00  JJtliia  M  SnliolnireUcd Hydrogen 32.00  I m\\\m Boyd, Proprietor,  ���������  Has recently been thoroughly,  renovated and re-furnished, and  is now the greatest health resort upon the continent. Natural hot water in baths, 124-de-.  grees'of heal. A course ot 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. PosloflTicc, express and telegraph offices in connection,  0k/fe'3'y4MVi'''K^,<it'','^''Vi'y^^  ������������������>;  I.IQUOU   AOT,  Seo. 19.  1010.  Pastry Baked Daily and Always Fresh.  E W. "U'lDDOWRON, ASSAYER  AND CHEMIST ���������Charges : Gold, silver, copper or lead, SI each: ^old-  silver, $1.50; silver lead, SI.DO; gold-  silver, with copper or load, J'2.50; zinc,  $2; silver-lead-zinc, $3. Prices for  other metals on application. Lou"' distance 'phone 67. P. 0 Box, B lloS,  Nelson, B. C.  CITV  Baggage   transferred   to  any part of the City.   Fur  niture moved to any part of  the District.   General Dray  ing of all kinds.  SIDNEY OLIVER.  N'OTICK is hcicby Riven that, on the first  day of December next, application will be miido  to tho SupiTiiitunrteiit of 1'roviiicial .Police for  the tfrant of a licence for the sale of liiiuor by  H'holesale in and upon tlio preinNes known as  the Silver Sprinif .Brewery, situate at Anaconda,  liritish Columbia, upon the iandj described us  lots U and 7 in block 15. sub division plan So. 21  Dated this Lltli day of October, 1310.  oscar ruimuxN, .  .Applicant  Ik ife were nofc for war, disease,  and automobiles the world would  soon have more people than meal  tickets.  In London, "Ye Okie Whyte  Harte." the oldest tavern in the  city has been torn down. Ife was  built in 1272 and through all the  hard times it never lost its licence  nor ceased to have one or more  barmaids.  The recent revolution in Portugal proves .that the peoplo in Europe are getting tired of wearing  tho collar put around their necke  by church and state. They want  less bondage and more freedom.  In washing tho windows Portugal  obtains more light.  General   Merchant  Groceries,   Provisions,. Dry   Goods,   Prospector's,,  Supplies, etc.     Get My Prices. . ���������'?  ^,*f^y*'&''V,^^''������v'"V'*^''jvv',''V&'^^  I  I "JS"  ������$������3  OF  THE  "-'I  ������������������{���������1  When you want a Perfect Fitting, Up-to-Dato Suit, ranging in  price from 81S upwards, call on  W.F.M.  Greenwood Mlnera'  Union, No. 22, W.  F M., meets every  Saturday evening* in union Hall, Copper street, Greenwood, at 1:30.  Also ill halt- at Mother Lodo mine  Friday evenings at 7:80.  LESTEB MACKENZIE, Secty.  Get your Raze rs Honed;  and your Baths at  Frawley's  Barber . .  Shop, Greenwood,  THE LEDGE  Is published every Thursday at. Greenwood, U. C, and the price is $2 a year,  postage free to all parts of Canada, and  Great Britain. To the United Slates and  other countries it is sent postpaid for  $2.50 a year. Address all letters to The  Ledge, Greenwood, B. C.  R. T. LOWERY,  PUBLISHER.  The greatest living American is  President Diaz of Mexico. In the  broad sense of the word, .Mexicans  and Canadians are Americans, although the natives of the United  States generally think that in that  respect they are the only nuggets  on the dump.  i jg^iwaBasaa^  'I  GRHENWOOD B. C��������� OCT. 13, 1910.  The hobble skirt is a  tumo at a pic-uic.  poor cos-  GREENWOOD CITY WATERWORKS  00,  Regular monthly meetin-ra of  ���������*Af -j*-Greenwood lodge No. 28, A. F.  A/* & A. M., are hold on tho flrnt  Thursday In eacii month in Fraternity hall, Wood block, Government I  street, Groonwood. Visitln'r brethren I  are cordially invited to attend. '^   -,,. _ TnTT  KNOB HILL HOTEL,  PHOENIX.  Provides pleasant rooms and sub  stantial meals for the public. Thenar is replete with beverages that  please and flatisfy any kind ol  thirst. CHARLES HAG AW.  Ai-Tisn all, it is to be regretted  that the B. C. University will not  be located in New Denver. Everything around that calm and beautiful town is conducive to the elevation of thc soul, and the reception of ideas upon any subject.    ���������  An' yit I'll warrant that tonight  You'd like t' go t' bed  In same ol' rootn, with locust bloom  A droppin' overhead  On shingle roof, aud hold yer breath  With all your boyish fears,  An' hear ol' mother softly creep  Upstairs an' ask y': "Gone to sleep?"  "Didju wash yer neck an' ears?"  HARD TIMES.  FOR   SALE.  1 Pelton "VVuter Wheel, 3 feet.  1 National Cash Register, in good  order.  1 Large Grapliafone with 20recordi  1 .British Plato Mirror, 4. x S feet.  good.  A blue mark here indicates that  your   Subscription   has  become  deceased,   and  that the editor   would  once more like to commune with  your collateral.  Put a cupful of kerosene in a  ������������������lock when you want it cleaned.  The oil evaporates and cuts away  the dirt from tho mechanism of  the timepiece.  The Hon. W." R. Ross of Fernie,  has been appointed minister of  lands in this province. Bill is a  '���������eal native son and entitled to any  pie that may fall on.his plate.  FiiniiTuro, KASLO������ heart,  Cuni) is the great champion of  tho world, and puts many in rages,  others in tho grave and some to  tramp tho world with a   broken  An 01' Saying: of mother',1'  iiv.joiin 0. wiu.i.s.  The older that a body gits  The better seems t' me,  He rekolects the folks and jokes  An' things that used t' he;     ;  Like other night while settin' there  Au' rompin' through the*years,  An' driftiit' on the'back'urds way,  I swan, I heard my mother say :  "Go wash yer neck an'ears!"       .  It took mc back fer forty years,  An' I's a boy again,  With same dislike fer water that  Was'iiatural to me then;  I seemed t' feel my spcerit rise,  An' feel my boyish teiirs  A-rollin' down the same old way,  I/ike when my mother used t' say;  "Go wash yer neck au' ears !"  Clean neck an' cers you reekolcct  Was purt' nigh disgrace-  There wa'nt 110 sense hi wushin' 'cept  Perhaps a body's face!  We used t' think that mas was made  To add-to boyish'keera,  An' stand uround in hossin' way,  When boys was tircdest an' say:  "Go wash yer neck an' curs!"  One of Alberta's farmers went  into his cow stable the other night  and by mistake mixed her up a  nice mash in a box full of sawdust  instead of bran. The cow merely  supposing that tho hard times had  come and they were ii-ll going to  economise, meekly ate her supper  and tho man never discovered his  mistake until tho next morning  when he milked the cow and she  let down a half a gallon of turpentine, a quart of shoe pegs and a  bundle of lath.  Will Ho wai'th, the famous hockey player, was married in Grand  Forks .this week, to Miss Reba  Demuth.  Young Lady, do not wait until  Christmas to get your photo taken.  Get it now from  J. H. JAMES, Greenwood  Phoenix,  Duncan McDougall is acting  chief of police.  In Norway, A. 0. Johnson and  Charles Hagan have run otit of  Big Andy-cigars,'and will return  to Phoenix in a month.  Archie McDonald has returned  from Sandon. . With .his son, ho  ho has been working all summer  upon a group of claims that he  owns near tho Freddie Lee.  Tho C.P.R. tracfc between Phoenix and Eholt is being re-steeled  with 84 pound rails.  Thero will soon be 150 men at  the Rawhide, and 700 tone u day  will be shipped to the Greenwood'  smelter.  The new public school will be  built at the corner of Second street  and Dominion avenue.  A marriage licence was issued  last Monday to Edmund Campbell-*]  of Phoenix; and Miss Nora Lc-  ftirgey, of Ottawa, OntJ  ���������'-.      Midway.  Boun.���������ToMr, and Mrs, Paxton,  on Oct. 11, a son.  Close to Joe Riehter's a large  railway camp has been established.  J. O. McLean has  opened  an ������  office in the building across   the  street from the Midway hotel.  There are 75 men touching up  the railway grade near Midway.  MoBeth & McPhereon  have established a right-of-way camp near ,  Liitflen's hotel, and have 15  raeu '  working at that, point.  (\  Wlinwmmmrmmttiim*^,  :>>.

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