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 ,(   '   I  rtstrTft^nstu-ost  ���������*���������������.. <ft ���������  ��������� '"> %  -        ��������� M *  *      l , I1"    J  ���������: >:^v  Vol.   XV.  ..GREENWOOD, B..C, THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 26\ 1908.  "No. 20.  u  Clothing, Slater's Invictus Shoes  ,     i j - -* j-     ���������* ** ���������  ,  W. 6. ai|.d S. Shirts, Collars and  Cuffs,   John  B;  Stetson   Hats.  i   ���������. ���������������������������i ..-I���������. -,. .���������   i..._. ������������������nr. i. ..   , i  These Lines Speak for Themselves  ' - f     -  Russell-Law-Caulfield Co., Ltd  Hardware," Groceries, Clothing and Gents' Furnishings.  ��������� '      '   EHOLT, B. 0.  The leading hotel of the city and  headquarters for those engaged in  mining, railroading or commercial  pursuits. "    -\  W.   S.   TORNEY,   PROPRIETOR.  Passing .Throng  ABILITY  Experience  QUALITY  Bring your prescriptions to us and have them '  -, -filled the way your doctor wants them."  The Drug Store of Quality, is next door to the  -     *        ,' , Post Office.  55  THONE        55  0. S.'BAKER  __ Provincial Assayer and' Ore  Shippers' Agent. Correspondence solicited. Samples  receive prompt attention.  I>.   O. BOX   183.  OKEENWOOl),   It.   O.  ��������� ������������������  ' Mountaineer and Koote-  ;  nay   Standard.. Cigars.  Made by  J. fr Cbelin $ eov;Jlelson  ���������"������������������l���������^Hmtm____���������_____________������)_���������_���������w___Mi  The Kootenay Saloon !:  Sandon, B. C, lias a' line oi nerve  bracers unsurpassed in' any inouo-  . ���������   tain,town ol the Great West.   A  > glass of aqua pura given free with  -spirits inenti.        [        . ,  BOOTS AND SHOES  -  Our stock of Boots and Shoes for Ladies and Children is the  Largest and Best-Assorted in the Boundary District.  You can buy any pair in the"stock at a Discount of 20 per  cent.-   Buy now���������you.can save money.     "* - ,      ���������'    *  The Qveenxjuood Branch  Nelson  Iron Works  Is now prepared to make-  all kinds of Iron, BrasB or  Copper    Casting's.     First-  class    work    guaranteed.  Geo. JVT. Holt,  CQanagef.  ���������   W- A. Keith of Beaverdell is in  the city.' ', '  Ed. Davis of Grand  Forks is in  the city.        J  Roy  Buckless left Monday for  Portland, Ore.  Dan McPhersou of; Eholt was in  the city Sunday. *-,  H. A. Pearson of Myncaster was  in the city Monday.  D. Fra������er of Vmlen, Man., is a  visitor in the city.     *     ,,<  D. MVBride of Bridesvilio was  in the city yesterday.      j  F. (J. Buekless left Monday on a  business trip to Spokane!']'  Tom Hanson of Kock Creek was  in the city-Tuesday on business.  G. McEachern of Hedley was in  Greenwood Monday attending court  T. J. Graham, tie inspector for  the C. P. R.,' was iu the .city Monday. , ..'"'-'  The telephone line is>being re-  fiaired    between   Greenwood   and  Eholt:     ���������       -���������-'���������*���������  The result of the prize-fight will  lie posted in, the Windsor hotel tonight. 'tl  H. R. Stevenson has "been laid  up for the past week' "with tonsil itis.  Jim Moran of'Catharine creek,  WaRh., wasio'the city la^t  week  with a view to disposing.of his  season's  crop  of turkeys,   corned  beef,7 chickens,  turnips,   cabbage,  ducks, carrots, '���������'geese and   celery.  He also went to Phoenix to-call ou  Tom   Roderick   in   reference  to a  cowbell  worn" by   a   roan ahorse  named   Dobbin  in   1S97. 'Dobbin  wau"a whinrhorso .with "piedatory  habits.   .Shortly  sifter  one of his  raids on (he  premises  of  Mr. Mo-  fan, he was dpcorated   with a cowbell.  ' Moran' naturally wanted an  explanation, from  Jim  Smith, the  owner   of   Dobbin.    Jim   claimed  he got the  bf*ll   from Vaughan &  McTnnis. who in turn got, it  from  Dan McLaren, he from  Seott  McRae.  Scott   from   Jim    Keigbtly,  Jfm ��������� from   Tom   McAulay,   Tom  from  Jim   Lynch, Jim   from Tom  Wake, Tom-from Spencer Benner-  man, Spencer from   Opoigo  Rum-  berger,  George from  John  East,  who hplipved  W. T.   Smith   had  brought the bell   into  the country  in 188(5.    After  eleven years  Mr.  Moran has obtained  tho  foregoing  information as to the origin of that  bell.    However, as there were certain private marks on the bell, and  as he put similar private marks on  a bell purchased in Vernon, and as  Mr.  Roderick was   a resident of  Phoenix at 'the time,   he believes  he might   reasonably hope for a  solutron  of this very complicated  case by Mr. Roderick.  K.,of P. Elect Officers.  At last night's meeting of Greenwood lodge No. 29, Knights of  Pythias, the following officers were  fleeted for the term commencing  January 1, 1909:  '��������� l  W. 'T. Thompson, C. C.  Chas. Birce, "V. C.  "A.J. Logan, P.  Chas. Dag in an, M. of W.   -  A. D. Hallett, K'. R. S.  Jas. W. Grier, M. F.    L  Wm. Rowe, M. E.  Wm. Lawdon, M. at A.  Geo. Evans, T. G.  Installation will take place early  in January.  .  Portrait   enlargements  done at  the New Art Score, from 81 to 825.  County Court.  Western'FlM  J. ������. Cameron.  Leading Tailor of the  Kootenays.  Jas. McGregor, mine inspector,  and Archie Aberdeen went up to  Carmi yesterday.  A. Logan & Co. have moved to  the store formerly occupied by the  Thomas Drug Co.  A. D. Hallett and R. J. Sanders  returned Tuesday evening from a  trip to Spokane. .  In Phoenix D. J. Matheson has  the agency for nearly all the best  life, fire and accident insurance  companies. He also insures plate  glass, and if you are looking for  insurance drop him a line with  particulars of what you want.  County court was held in Greenwood Tuesday, His Honor Judge  Brown presiding. Following were  naturalized : Jon Ranta, William  Swan, Jack Lakso, Alexsanter  Lilja,' Josef Hutikko, Hans Elisa  Peterson, James Sidney Storer,  Esther Ingraham, Everett Ingra-  ham, Frank Larentz.  Following are the cases disposed  of:  Hanson vs. Smith���������Day to be  fixed.- A. S. Black for plaintiff, J.  P, McLeod for defendant.  .Munrovs. Gaunce���������Next court  by consent.' C. J. Leggatt fori  for plaintiff, I. H. Hallett for de-1  fendant.  Dry Goods.  BARCLAY  &  CO.  Boots and Shoes.  Millinery.  Kaslo, B. C.  &ttQ9S99ett@8������me9^909Q999e&QQ&m9mQOe������Q&&e������9������mi  Kings Liquer Scotcn Whiskey  12 Tears Old  J. W. Burmesters White Port.  : Jas. Hennessy & Co's 3-Star Brandy.  GREENWOOD LIQUOR CO.  ���������     IMPORTERS, GREENWOOD, B. C.    g  T. BtJRNS & G0]  -   ���������    Dealers in  Fresh and Salt |Weats, pish and Poultry  | Shops in nearly all the towns of Boundary and  | the Kootenay.  $MO*9������O'ttM0������������������������e������������9ei'^^  QQlQQQ9&QQQ&O9W)Q9&B������99QQQ9Q9QQ&Q09QQ9QQ9Qi99999&������QOQB  R.A.BROWN  PERRY, HASH.  GeneralMerchant  Dry Goods,  Groceries,  .Boots and Shoes.  Stationery,  Hardware,'  .   - Tobacco,  Cigars, Etc.  Oats aud Northwest Seed Winter  Wheat.  T^EJWOfiT HOUSE  Nelson. B. C, is run on the  ' the American and European  plan.   Nothing yellow about  the house except the gold iu  tl'e safe.  Maloije.   &   Trregillus  i*ww������%'W������^^*������'vrv������^>.  GREENWOOD  Dealer in  Contractor for Ties, Poles and Fence Posts  Heavy Teaming and Dray ing  Phone 85.  " Unequalled for Domestic Use  RENEWAI/OF HOTEr/ LICENSE.  Takk Notiok tlintil, HortbftO. Thomet. of  Mldwny, IJ. O., Intend applying; to tho Suporln-  tondonl of Provincial l'oflco, at tho expiration  of psio mon th from tho (into horoof, for a renewal  ofniy LIc'Wibo for Ihe Hotol Midway,- at Mid-  S'.im. H. 0.  ***       Uotod at Midway, JJ.0,, Mnd Ootober, 1008.  UKRTlfA THOMET.-.  JllTHA THUMHT,  Kxecutrlx of the Katuto of  the Into (Jhitrlva L. Tin  'horaot.  Job Printing at Tho Ledge.  Hotel  Alexander  PHOENIX,   B.C.  Ib a comfortable home for  the miner and traveler.  Good meals and pleasant  rooms. Pure liqnors and  fragrant cigars in tho bar.  R. V. 0HI8HOLM, PiioriUETon.  ANNUAL  EASTERN CANADIAN  Excursions  Low Round Triy Rates to  Ontario,   Quebec  and  Maritime Provinces  Tieketson sale Doc. 1 to Dec. 81,  inclusive,   and good  to return  within three months.  Tickots issuod in connection.with  Atlantic Steamship Business will  be on sale from Nov. 21, nnd  limited to fivo months from dato  of issue.  i-  Fluent Eqiilinnnnt.   Stnndiird llr������t  cIiihh   Slouplnt;   nnd  TonrlHt  Guru  |on nil Through Trulim.  2 JThrough   Express Trains  DAILY.  THE   "TORONTO EXPRESS"  Lenvcc Winnipeg nt 22.10 making .connections at Toronto for  all points oast and west thereof,  *y Apply to nearest C. P. It, Agent  ���������* for full Information.  J.E.PRO0TOR,  Dist. Passenger, Agent,  S Calgary, AHa.  <%sb/$/%/Qi*i,^v%/&&%, *a^^%^  J.'B. McCoy, a real estate man  of Spokane, is in the city with a  view to making investments.  , John Prescott has put in a stock  of pipes, tobaccos and cigars next  door to Frawley's barber shop.  Mrs. J. B. Desrosier was taken  to the hospital Tuesday morning  suffering from heart failure, and is  in a critical Condition.  ���������   ..,  .  '-,Tom~"J6hnsto'n~of~jfedley7"'an  old-timer on the main line of the  C. P. R., is a visitor in the city  this week. ~~  ' Wm. Milroy, and daughter, of  Kirkcudbright, Scotland, arrived  in fthe district the past week to  make an extended visit with his  son at MyncftDiesr '" *  H. H. Shallenberger of Spokane  is in the city attending court. Mr.  Shallenberger has been identified  with the mining interests of the  district for a number of years.  Mrs. 1. M. Parsons of Minneapolis, secretary of the Alliance  Gold MiniDg company, is in tho  city defending an action for wages  brought against her company in  the county court by H. H. Shallenberger.  Marriage licenses were issued at  the government office on the 20th  to John Mclnnis, M. P. P., and  Fannie McKinnon, both of Phoenix : and on the 23rd to John  August Johnson and Annie 0.  Swanson, of Phoenix.  The Ladies' Aid of the Methodist church intend having a sale of  work Friday, December 11th, on  Copper street. There will be  aprons of all kinds, fancy linen  handkerchiefs, dressed dolls, and  many articles suitable for Xmas  gifts for sale.  Robt. Wood was down from  Beaverdell last week. Ou the Sally  group, of which he is the manager,  a tunnel has recently been run 150  feet. Tho face of the tunnel is all  in ore. and it is expected there is  from fifty to seventy-five feet of  8topitig ground above it. If", this  is correct the shipments from the  Sally will be larger this winter  than in any previous year..  Angus Kilbee Stuart of Fort  Francois has been appointed a justice of the peace. Angus was the  first editor of newspapers in the  the Okanagan and Boundary districts. He and W. J. Harbor were  the first publishers of the .Vernon  News, and -he and W. H. Norn's  commenced the publication of the  Midway Advance, the first paper  in the Boundary, in 1894.  W, T. Smith, an: old-timer in  the district but now a resident of  Lillooot, is: in the city. : Mr.*  Smith came-to the Bouudary in  1SS0 and located a number of  claims about a mile from Boundary  Falls and afterwards known as  Smith's camp. A large amount of  development was done on theso  properties, although they did not  perhaps quite come up to expectations. .", He was interested in, a  uumbor of other properties in the  district, among them the Stem-'  winder at Phoenix. Mr. Smith  spont more money in development  than any other of the old-timers,  and mado money out of his investments. ���������' He is still largely in-  crested in tho district.  Mr. Burrell Appreciates.  Dr. W. E.  Spankie,  Secretary of  Greenwood Conservative  As-  ��������� * sociation :  My   Dear   Sir:   Now  that the  smoke of battle hns cleared away  and the victory is ours, I take an  early opportunity of pxpressing my  greatful appreciation fo the officers  and members of your association  for the splendid work accomplished  during the   campaign.    Organization, enthusiasm,   loyalty "and untiring work * have achieved the results   which���������<  they ' will ;. always  twhieve^and-perbapa-^f���������ftrlMbe-re^-  markable^things- about the fight  the most notable is the "defeat of  my opponent in his' own city and  riding.    With his own party entrenched in power, with every material inducement for the electors  to support a  government  candidate, with   the   prestige   of  four  years' work in the house, yet he  was beaten : and while I do not  want to say a word against a man  when he is down,  I can be.per-  mitted   to   thank    you  all   most  deeply for supporting my candidature in such a magnificent way.  The victory is owing to many  causes amongst which I place the  following as the most important:  The undoubted sacrifice of Brit-  ith Columbia's interests by Liberal  members who preferred to stand in  with the Ottawa administration : ,  The moral support of the great  Conservative victories in the coast  cities:  The unselfish and loyal support  and generous assistance given by  our own people throughout the  constituency.  To me one of the most satisfactory features about the whole  campaign is the fact that while I  had nothing to promise, nothing to  offer, and made .my appeal on the  grounds of a square deal for B. C.  and a cleaner and healthier public  life, the response wns so strong as to  strengthen one's faith in human  nature and make one realize that  in British Columbia there is iu existence a public sentiment of a  higher type than that usually assumed by tho average politician.  I shall hope to visit Greenwood  before long and to have the pleasure of thanking my many friend*  iu'person. Meanwhile you will, I  trust, assure them that the member whom their work has done so  much to elect nas a greatfui appreciation of all that they have  doue. Believe me, yours very  sincerely,       MAimx Bukrelx."'"  Smith vs. Rolls���������Reserved. C.  J. Leggatt for plaintiff, J. P.' McLeod for defendant.  Oxley and Hartman vs. McEachern���������Dismised. Costs reserved.  J. P. McLeod for plaintiffs, J. D.  Spence for defendant.  Lofstad vs. Peterson���������Settled by  consent. A. S. Black for plaintiff, J. D. Spence for defendant.  Marihin vs. ��������� Krutt���������Judgment  for plaintiff. I. H. Hallett for  plaintiff, J. D. Spence for defendant.  Sawyer vs. Bidder���������Enlarged.  J. D. Spence for plaintiff, I. H.  Hallett for defendant.  ,' Sidley vs. Stanton���������Judgment  far plaintiff. J. D. Spence for  plaintiff, E. Miller for defendant.  Shallenberger vs. Alliance Gold  Mining" Co.���������Action for wages.  Judgment reserved. , J. D. Spence  -for-plainti&y J.-P-McLebd: for defendants. - ' .  The Kootenay Cigar Co. of Nelson have in the Royal Seal a cigar  that is known and smoked between  the wheat country and the blue  Pacific.  Busy as bees unpacking and  getting ready tbe swellest lines for  Xmas gifts ever showngin the city.  McRae Bros. ,    ���������    *  Odd Fellows Rlect Officers.  Tuesday evening the following  wero elected as officers of Boundary Valley lodge No. .18, I. 0. 0.  F., Greenwood:  D. A. McDonald, N. G.  J. A. Jaynes, V. G.  A. Logan, R. S.  G. B.Taylor, F. S.  E. H. Mortimer, Treasurer.  The balance of the officers will  bo appointed at installation, which  will be held early in January".  At the Turkish Bath house in  Nelson you can get Turkish, litis-  sinn, salt water, medicated, arid  tub baths. The Turkish, bath i������  ouo.bf the greatest healtb-produc-  era in.the world. ''  Slocan.  There are six hotels in this town.  The population is about 200, so it  has Greenwood backed over the  dump.  There are nineteen men working at the Westaioiint. Pat Mc-  Guire is foreman. The last two'  cars shipped went 435 ounces in  silver and $2 in gold.  Bob Allen is running the butcher  shop.  The lumber-jacks occasionally  make a boom in town.  Neil Gething and George Henderson are expected back from the  north this week.  Alex Stewart expects to spend  Christmas in Greenwood.  New Denver.  Herbort Cue and his sister left  for England last Friday. Herb  will undergo an operation in London to remove the bullet in his  anatomy that he received by a gun  accident.  Batt's dog died last month. He  was called Chief and 14 years old.  Amos Thompson is the new postmaster,  In Enderby, December 23rd,  Ruts Thompson will wed Miss  Eraely Brynes.  Machine drills are in operation  at the Vaiioouuer.  Georgo Loug and bis partners  are working the Fisher Maiden  underlease.  Sharp'& Irvine are working the  Hampden on Springer creek.  _ 'Eholt expects.the electric light  in the spring.' '- ,,  E. 0. JDelong of .Penticton  has.  moved to" Hedley' and opened.a  blacksmith shop. ���������      I ,   '  _ A'brauch ofthe Bank of Hamilton  may be opeued .in Penticton  next month. ' - ���������   *   -  ,',  Near Rigby in  Idaho Tom Lee  runs nearly everything on his farm "  by electric power.'  A few Hindus are shoveling coal  at Eholt for'$ 1.75 a day.  H. M. Reid has sold his store in  Golden to J. \V.^ Devlin aud moved.  to Micliel.      -���������"���������'���������  Ronald Burns has completed the  sale of his store' in  Armstrong  to  Mr. Currie/and is now a perman-.  ent resident of Vancouver.   .  Fernie has four so-callled-opera .  houses. . i      ,      -  The Michel Reporter has doubled  its size within a , month, and  the editor is still shouting' for  more ads. ,        --   -       -'.-^"^j..  Ladysmith is troubled at,times  with too many drunks,' according  to a letter in the Chronicle: ���������--���������   :  I The zinc smelter'at Frank is being torn down, and, the material  \vi,ll be used for something else. -  In Blairmore the cement plant  will  be in  operation  next April.'  The capacity of half the kilns is  1000 barrels of���������cement daily.  Fifteen deaths have recently occurred in Manitoba, dueto starting fires with coal oil. A- family  of eight and a school teacher in one  house tooke the kerosine route.  It is said that the Crofton smelter    '  will resume operations in Januarv.  Ladysmith is afflicted with street  comer loafers.  Last week W.M. Frith," sub-  collector at Keremeos, made a  seizure of a set of, harness "smug-,  gled across the line.  Bert Whitehouse,'  16 years old,  was drowned in Four Mile lake,  near Revelstoke,  last week while  '  duck huntinc.-' '-���������    ���������"      ','      -   *- '  C. W. Mathews got' 38 months ���������  at Grand Forks last week for being  unable to imitate accurately the  name of Treasurer Wooster of the  Gran by. Even in forgery a man  must be a specialist these days.  The Grand Forks bachelors are  going to put a comedy on the  boards at an early date. Might  call it "Heated Ozone."  Superintendent Hodnett of the  Valley Dew mine, Ferry county,  Wash., was killed last week by an  explosion of dynamite.  A creamery is to bo established  at Molson, Wash.s next season.  The shaft of the' Apex, near  Chesaw, is down 200 feet and is  showing good ore.  What is the matter with the  editors of the Phoenix Pioneer and  Hedley Gazette fighting a duel,  even if it is the harmless French  variety.  A hospital association is being  formed in Enderby.  The Enderby sawmill has closed  down for the season.  Lickin' and Larnin'.  Wlddowson, Assayer, Nelson, B, C.  Tho 'public school was reopened  thin week in the new school house  of two rooms.   The trustees have  engaged Miss Charlotte M. Martin  as principal and she had 53 children on the first day.   The trustees  say Miss Martin knows her business,  and one of them on being  asked how he knew replied : "Because  she went to Tom Dunn's  hardware .'store and ordered a'bolt-  mado  according   to [specifications  prepared by herself."    It is to be  hoped the bolt will  be used with  discretion, for  sometimes unruly  youngsters can bo bested with kind  words more effectively than with a  leather   strap.     The   success  of  public schools is largely dependent  on tho work of'the teachers, and if  tho  trustees  of  Prince   Rupert's  public school have .secured the services of a principal who knows her  business, th������* people should willingly  pay her a good salary.���������  Prince Rupert Empire,  Alphonse Mo&er of Mara was  found wandering about Enderby  somo days ago in an unsound state  of mind. On the certificates of  Drs. Keith and Sutherland he was  committed by Police Magistrate  Rosoman to the asylum atfNew  Westminster.���������Walker's   Weekly,  Twelve men aro working at the  Polock mine iu the Similkameen.  A peculiar occurrence took place  at the mill of the Bowman Lumber  company, RevelBtoke, last week.  It appears thut the governor on  the engine failed to work, causing  the engine to speed up rapidly beyond the normal amount of revolutions per minute. This caused  the big flywheel and other heavy  pulleys to burst, causing considerable damage to the machinery and  completely shutting down the  plant.  What might havo turned out a  serious accident but for the prompt '  action of George Mead,\pccurred  at the Creston hotel on Wednesday  night.    At about 3 a. m.   most of.  the  occupants   of   the   bedrooms  were awakened  by  an explosion  and the sound of  breaking glass,  quickly followed by a bright blaze.  On opening their doors they saw  that one of the oil lamps in  the  corridor had burst and the cup of  the bracket was full of blazing oil.  George    Meade,   the   proprietor,  quickly appeared ou the scene and  ou attempting to put out the flames ft  with a wet towol got covered with  blazing oil.   The flames wers soon  extinguished but George   got his  baud and arm badly burnt���������Cro-j-  ton Review.  When you want a monument or-  headstone, write to tho Kootenay  Marble Worka, Nelson, B. C.      *'   '  -V THE    LEDGE,    GREENWOOD,    BRITISH    COLUMBIA.  ������������������  BOWSER JETS GIFT,  ���������Butcher Sends Old Philosopher  a Jug of C. M. W.  IT HELPS TO REVIVE FOLKS.  - Mr. B. Feels Happy After Drinking  Stuff and Says He'll Order It by tha  Barrel���������Too Much of It Knocks Him  Out, However.  [Copyright, IMS, by T. C. McClure.]  About niiilnflornoon the'other sultry  day a boy appeared at the residence of  Mr. Bowser with a gallon jug and said  io Mrs. Bowser:  "This is a present from the butcher  to Mr. Bowser, and he says you must  put it in tlie icebox."  "What is it?" was asked.  "It's spring water lo revive folks up  In hot weather."  When the boy had departed Mrs.  Bowser drew the cork and took a long  sniff, mul a look of doubt nnd suspicion spread over her face asshepourort  u liltle of the water out in a glass and  tasted it. Thero was a tasto that seemed familiar, but sho put the jug on ice  ���������without meddling further. At G o'clock  Mr.  Bowser came homo dragged out.  ill'..  DOWSEK DUANK TWO IiAISGE GLASSES.  ���������IIis collar was only a damp rag around  his nock, and liis shirt bosom had gone  limp. Ho had missed the car and been  obliged to walk eight blocks, and as he  could not overhaul and murder the conductor and as no tramp had accosted  him between his house and the corner  he had come home to take it out of  Mrs. Bowser. lie had thrown down his  liat and jerked off his coat and was  preparing for words when she said:  "A boy left a. jug of what he called  C. M. W. here this afternoon, and I  put it in the icebox. He said the butcher sent it."  "Then hurrah! He told me three or  four days ago that he would sand it,  but I didn't depend upon him. By  George, but I'm glad it's here!"  "Why, the butcher's got a farm with  ti mountain on ft called Chickadee  mountain. On top of the mountain is a  spring of ice cold water. It has strange  medicinal <iualities. A pint of it will  revive a man on a hot day more than  two gallons of wine. I've been almost  ji.ayod out with the heat today, and  now is the time to take it."  The jug wns hauled out of the icebox, and Mr. Bowser drank two large  glasses without stopping to breathe but  once. His face was a picture of good  nature as lie sat down to the dinner  table and said:  "I can feel that clear down to ray  toes already. Wonderful thing���������very  wonderful! Tho butcher has got millions in that spring if he ouiy knew it.  Why, I wouldn't know that tho thermometer had been above 70 today. I  think I'll try another glass. Yum,  yum!" ,,  ���������Mrs. Bowser looked dubfous and  thoughtful, and as Mr. Bowser turned  to his plate again he continued:  "Tomorrow I shall order that spring  water by the barrel, and as soon as it  t-omes I shall insist on your drinking  it with me. It is the purest that nature  can yield. How many germs do you  lliink we liave been drinking with every glass of city water?"  "Five or six, perhaps."  ��������� "Five or six! The number is 1,875,-  iZ'-}, and each and every germ is capable of starting a case of rheumatism or  typhoid fever. The wonder is that we  nre alive. I calculate that I have taken  Into my system during the past year  over (JOO.000,000 germs. Isn't it a miracle that I am still on earth?"  "And haven't the medical profession  discovered the  curative properties of  Ibis water aud made use of them?" she  .  asked.  "They have made the discovery���������ha.  La. ha! But the butcher won't let them  Use the water. He keeps it to present  to his customers. No meat, no Chickadee water���������ha, ha. ha."'  In a Happy Mood.  Mrs. Bowser glanced up to And his  Tace  flushed  and smiling,  and  as ho  looked he winked at her and said:  "Now, htiln't this perfectly lovely to  be home cnllng dinner with my littlo  wifey, with a gallon of Chickadee  mountain water at my elbow! Guess  I'll try a little more. Ah, but that  Would knock tho hottest day in the  Fear into a cocked hat!"  i Mrs. Bowser reached ovor and took  me empty glass nnd smellcd of it.  "Wlinz���������whiisj matter, lovey?" he  ts'-.od.  "Mr. Bowser, there's n curious smell  f'*ot*.t this Chickadee water."  "That's 'muse It comes from the top  I' a mountain, you know."  "In It? I didn't know but It was be-  raoff brandy had been mixed with it.  You arc sure it's nothing but water?"  "Jess water, Mrs. Bowser ���������jesa  Chickadee mountain water. Chickadee  sits In a tree above the spring and  sings while the water runs downhill.  Chlck-a-chlck, you know, and���������ha, ha,  ha!"  The cook came in with n dish and  looked at Mr. Bowser in a puzzled  ���������way, and Mrs. Bowser hurried him  through the rest of tho meal and got  him upstairs. He didn't go, however,  until lie had taken another glass of  mifure's purest and best and carefully  returned the jug to tho icebox. Ho  wanted to go out and sit on thc front  steps, but in reply Mrs. Bowser said:  "I think l\'o cooler right here, and,  besides, I want to talk with you. Do  you think of trading the house and lot  for a farm?"  "Do I? Do I think? ,Do I think of  trading for a farm?" he repented In a  high pitched voice, and then after a  hearty laugh he continued:  "No, lovey dovey, I don't think.  Your hubby is no farmer. He don't  know a burdock from a pumpkin.  Shay, let's go to the theater tonight.  Take my arm and let's go to the theater."  "Not this evening. I think the C. M.  W. has gone to your head a little."  "Gone to my head! Why, Misshus  Bowsher, who ever heard of such a  -thing! No, zir; -no, zlr. Head's all  right. Chickadee is all right. Mountain is n-l-l right. Shay, that's wonderful water. I'm going down and  have iinozKor glass of it. I feel as if  It was last winter. I don't feel ovor  thirty years old."  Greatest Water on Earth.  Mrs. Bowser filed various objections,'  but they were set aside, and Mr. Bowser went down and helped himself.  Tho cook saw him pouring from the  jug, and he smiled and winked at her  and said her wages should be raised  $4 a month.' When ho returned to tho  sitting room his gait was uncertain  and lie was reaching out for tilings to  hang on to as he walked. When he had  finally got seated in a rocking chair  he said:  "Greatest water ou tho face of /.he  earth. Never heard of anything like  It. Shay, Misshus Bowsher, let's havo  a game of cards tonight. I can beat  you live out of six."  "Not  tonight,   Mr.  Bowser.    It  has  been a  very hot day, aud you  have  suffered  from  the  heat.    If you  will  ie down I will put ice to your head."  "I   suffer -from   heat!     Not   much!  Your  husband' is  no sufferer.    Shay,  I'm going over and slice zhat butcher  and  order fifty barrels of Chickadee.  How nice it is to be sitting here wiz  your tootsy wootsy of a wife! Where's  sdie cat?"  "In tho back yard."  "C-call  zlie c-cat in.    I owe  her a  'pology, and  I  want to make friends  wiz her.   I feel good, and I want you  and zhe c-cat to feel good too.   Shay,  while  we are  waitin'  to  'pologize to  /.he c-cat I'll shlng you a shong."  "Don't talk so loud, Mr. Bowser, and  do please lie down and let me cool  your h<-,d. Can't you understand that  you are not exactly, right in your  head?"  "Whazzer mazzer my head?"  "Y.mi arc dizzy."  "Nonshense! Never dizzy in my  life. It's ziie room zhat's dizzy. Now,  you listen and I'll shing 'Zhe Old Oaken Bucket' to you. Old oaken bucket  hain't in wiz zhe jug, but I'll shing it.  Don't cry when I shing. I'll stand up,  and I'll shing���������suing"���������  But he didn't sing, ne stood up to  fall down and a minute later was fast  asleep. When Mrs. Bowser awoke him  next morning he was still lying there.  He followed her down to breakfast  without a word. ' He had nothing to  say when he found the jug of Chickadee water empty, it was only when he  was ready to go to the. pflice that .he.  turned lo remark:  'Til see about tho divorce and alimony Ibis afternoon, and you can bo  packing your trunks. You havo finally  succeeded in driving' rrie to the dead  line." M. QUAD.  Enthusiasm.  The Barnstormer ���������Great reception  we had in Fodunk! Great audience! I  got a curtain call!  The Other Fellow���������Fine! Did the audience ask you to come out?  The Barnstormer���������Ask me? Why,  man, they dared me!���������Now York Press.  AN   HONEST MAN.  Says   He'll   Pay  That Ten   DoJIar  Bill  When  He Comes Across It.  "Now, look here, Thompson," remarked Bloom, "It is six months since  you borrowed that ten dollar bill from  me."  "Seven," corrected Thompson gravely.  "Well, then, seven months," snorted  Bloom. "And you promised to give it  back to me, in a week���������promised faithfully to return it me in seven days Instead of mouths."  "I know it," answered Thompson  sadly, drawing a memorandum book  from his pocket. "That bill was marked No. 072,029. I made this memo, and  then I spent the money. Since then  I've been trying to recover it."  "But," shouted Bloom, "any other  would do as well."  "No," responded Thompson, shaking  his head. "I'm a man of my word.  When you gave mo the bill I said, 'I  will return this to you,' and I meant  it. Bloom, old man, just as soon as I  come across No. 072,929 I'll see that  you got it, for I am not the ono to go  back on my promise."���������Harper's  Weekly.  Very Confidential.  Village Postmistress���������And what are  those dashes? '  Hodge���������Oh, he'll understand them  right enough.  Postmistress���������Yes, but we can't send  them by telegraph.  Hodge-Well, they're the p"rice o' tho  pigs.    He'll understand.  Postmistress���������Yes, but you must put  it in words or figures, else we can't  send it.  llodgo-Must 1? Well, I'll whisper  It to 'ee then .'-Punch.  STUBBORN INDIGESTION  Poor Taste.  "Is your dog blind?"  "Good gracious���������our Rover! I should  say not! What ever led you to ask such  a question?"  "Why, I knew ho was either blind or  else liad very poor taste."  "Explain yourself."  "There's not much to explain. Last  night Rover tried to bile that awfully  thin Miss Blinker."���������Cleveland Tlain  Dealer.  Another  Objection.  "There's one great objection to the  (lying machine." said Mr. Sirius Barker, "and that's the question of safety  appliances."  - "It cau carry a parachute."  "Yes, but a parachute looks so much  like an umbrella that every time yon  want to use it you're sure to find it  has been borrowed." ��������� Washington  Star.  One Who Had Suffered for Years Cured by Dr. Williams' Pink  ,/\ Pills  The symptoms of stomach trouble  vary. Some victims have a ravenous  appetite, while others loathe tlie  sight of food. Often there is a feeling as of weight on the chest, a full  feeling in the throat. With others  there is an intense pain and feeling  of nausea after eating.- Sometimes  gas presses on the' heart and leads  the sufferer to think he has heart  disease. Sick headache is. another  frequent and^dislrcssing symptom.  Mr.     Alex.     McKay,      McLellan'k I  Mountain,   N.   S.,   says:���������"For   years/  t was  a great sufferer from indigestion,    wliich was gradually    growing  worse  and  worse,  and  it    would   bo  impossible" for mo to tell how much  suffering  I    endured.     At 'different  times   I   had   treatment  from    three  good doctors Jbut -it did not help mo  in the  least.    Then  I  began  trying  all sorts of advertised medicines and  took  ton packages of one   medicine  specially intended for dyspepsia, but  with no  better results.    I had practically  come to regard myself as incurable, and to feel tliat I would  be  i continuous sufferer, when one day  [ read in a newspaper of the cure of  indigestion   through   the   use   of   Dr.  Williams' Pink Pills, and I made up  my mind to give Uiom a trial.   I had  used   nearly   five   boxes   before   they  began to'help mo, but I do not wonder nt this as my case was so bad. 1  used in all a dozen boxes of the pills,  and they cured mo completely.   I can  nov   eat  anything wo  raise  on.  the  farm for man lo cat and have    no  longer  the pains  and  discomfort    I  had endured for years.   It is several  years now since I was cured, and   I  have never felt a symptom of indigestion since.    I am well known    in  this locality and you are quite at liberty to use what I say in tlie   hope  that it will benefit some other sufferer."  All medicine -dealers sell Dr. Williams' Pink Pills or you can get them  by mail at 50 cents a box or six  boxes for $2.50 from Tho Dr. Williams' Medicine Co., Brockville, Ont.  A  MORNING AUTO  RIDE.  When tho clouds are white and fleecy  And the fields    1th daisies pled  Then I start the motor humming  ��������� For a morning    uto ride.  Gliding''through    ie sunny landscape^  Where the bal   y zephyrs play,  Care and toll ar-  left behind us,  Pain and grit   are far away.  Dipping down In misty hollows, ���������  Skimming merrily along, \  Climbing up to    reezy hilltops  To the motor')  pleasant song,  Don't you catch the fragrance blowing  From the clover and thc corn  And a thousand wild sweet blossoms  Offering Incunso to the morn?  ' Let her out upon the level  Till the road beneath us reels  And thc miles arc left behind us  In a rush of roaring wheels.  There arc signs to stop the speeder���������  In a second they are past���������  But wo do not read thc warnings;  .Wo are going much too fast,  Oh, the joy of rapid motion  When tho nerves are tense and truoi  Oh, tho pleasure to the vision  Of thc fast unfolding view!  Oh, the keen delight that thrills mo  Just to feel I am alive  And to know 1 am the master '  Of tho thunderbolt I drive! I  Now wo turn for home and breakfast  What an appetite I've got!  I-Iopo we'll find- tho eggs and bacon  And the coffee smoking hot,  For 1 tell you all the doctors  That upon the earth abide  Would be beggar's if each patient.  Took a morning auto ride.  ���������Minna Irving In New York Press.  -:  .'������.:-.  ���������J-  HISSING AND  ENCORES.  To-Redden  Origin of These Two Customs of tho  Playhouse. ,  Hissing In playhouses' had its origin  In'Paris in 1GS0 on the occasion of the  presentation of Fontenello's tragedy.  "Aspar."   Prior to that time suffering  Rich, red blood.  That is what pale, nervous,  weak  people need.  Bed blood to form new cells  and  audiences were;-wont to yawn audibly' u to invig0rate the nerves, to  and fall asleep when the apathy,of the ���������          actors'and performances justified that  course. But on-this occasion the Indignant audience, driven to desperation  by the platitudes of Aspar,'voiced,their  anger by hisses, which drove the actors into temporary retirement, according to the testimony of the poet Rol,  strengthen the heart's action,, to give  ' energy and vigor to the organs of the  body.  The "elements from which nature  forms rich, red blood are found in  condensed and easily 'assimilated  form in Dr. A.W. Chase's Nerve Food  and because of its wonderful blood-  building .qualities this great restora-  who   alludes  to  the   incident  In  his   tive h(1fa3 become world famous  A High Handed. Action. ���������  The Bible class teacher in a certain  Sunday school, was extremely aunoyed  at tho noise made by pupils in the next  room. At last, unable to stand it any  longer, he looked over tho partition,  and, seeing one boy talking louder than  the others, he leaned over and hoisted  him over the partition and, banging  him into a chair, said, "Now be quiet."  Some minutes later a small head appeared over the partition and a meek  voice said:  "Please, sir, you've got our teacher."  ���������Lippiucott's Magazine.  "Brevet de la Calotte."  Hissing thereafter became fashionable.   -  The first encore noted in the annals  of the stage was accorded to- Livius  Andronicus, a Roman actor. He was  popular with the masses and- was  called back so often to ^repeat his  speeches, that ho in self defense  brought a boy to declaim for him while  he himself applied the gestures. While  encores became the" rage in-subsequent  ages, it Is known.that Andronicus' plan  of haling an understudy before him before the audience to share his honors  has not * generally ber2 adopted-by  Thespians.���������Show World. '  "Mr. Huggnrd caught mc in the  lark hall'last evening and kissed me"  ���������.aid Miss Passay, with affected indignation. ' ���������  "Oh!" remarked 'Miss Pepprey, "J  vouldn't blame him if I wero you���������"  "You wouldn't blame him?"  "I say if I were you."���������Catholic  Standard and Times.  There is no, guess work, no experimenting with this treatment. Every  dose is bound to do you a certain  amount of good;  Mrs. John Boutilier, ' 163 Morris  .street, Plalifax, N. S., writes:��������� "My  daughter was very weak and nervous  and had severe headaches as a result  of confinement at school. Dr., Chase's  Nerve Food has fully restored her  health."  The portrait and signature of A. W.  Chase,. M. D., the famous Receipt  Book author, are on every box of the  genuine. 60 cents at all dealers or  Edmanson, Bates & Co., Toronto..  's  Enough For All.  Scene���������Fashionable watering place  in northern Britain, English. lady  visitor who is suffering from toothache : "I say, gardener, have you a  dentist here?"  Old Gardener���������Yccs, mom  mem.  Lady Visitor���������Does he extract teeth  with the aid of gas?  Old Gardener���������Bliss us a', mem,  we line aye guid daylicht here! ���������  Philadelphia Ledger.  yees,  All mothers can put away anxiety  regarding their suffering children  when they have-Mother Graves'Worm  Exterminator to give relief. Its effects are sure and healing.  Unfitting the Drivers.  Panama Commissioner of Labor���������I  really must object to your methods,  chaplain. Your work is good, but you  are getting all my men converted.  Chaplain ���������But is uot that a good  work, my dour brother commissioner?  Commissioner-Well, yes, but if they  all turn religious who iu blazes Is going to drive tbe work mules ?-Brook-  Iyu Life.  linard's  Liniment Cures  Burns,  etc  Precise Aunt (trying to amuse Kate  ������������������ho has come to spend the clay)-  )h, see pussy washing her face!'  Kate (with scorn)���������She's not wash  ng her face���������she's washing her fee-  nd -wiping 'em on her face.���������Judge'.-  .ibrary.  Simple and Sure.���������Dr. Thomas' Ec  eetric Oil is so simple in applicatioi  hat a child can understand the in  tractions. Used as- a liniment th  nly diiection is to rub, and whei  seel as ���������: dressing to apply. Thc ck  ���������actions art so plain and unmistal  ible that they are readily understoo'  by young or old.  Confucius hud jusL. met William  I'eiin'nL one of Cleopatra's 5 o'clock  tens. '   "'  "William Penn?" he said. "William  l.'enn? Seems to me I have hoard of  /ou, sir."  "Yes," said Penn, with a pleased  oinile. "I am the man who was  mightier than the sword."  "Ah, yes," said Confucius. "Yoji  ure also the man who invented sleep,  are you not?"  "No," said Perm, "I founded Philadelphia."  "Oil, yes," said Confucius, "I knew  it   was   something   of   that   kind."���������  Visitor���������That was a beautiful letter  I had from your mother yesterday,  Tommy.  Tommy���������Yes, but I had to help her  with it.  Visitor���������Help her with it!  Tommy���������Yes, I licked the stamp.���������  Circle.  The source of all intestinal troubles is the common house ily; his  buv������������ io -the-first, symptom-of-lyphoid..  Wilson's Fly Pad is the only thing  that kills them all.  Johnny���������Going to school?  Tommy���������Naw, I don't have to; the  candidate said he never seen a more  intelligent audience and I was one  of 'em.���������New York Sun.  Being Joyful.  "You have deceived me."  "How?"  "You said syou could die for me, and  I learn you have told eight other cats  the same thing.   Boo-hoo!"  "Cheer up! I've got nine lives,  haven't IV"���������Kansas City Times.  The Simple Truth.  Thc Powder Manufacturer���������Fancy  old Bill of all people going into the  gunpowder sued with a lighted candle!  I should have thoughtJhat that would  be the last thing he'd do.  . The Workman ��������� Which, properly  speakin', it were, sir.-Sketch.  The most obstinate, corns and warts  fail lo resist Holloway's *&om Cure.  Try it.  "You have three pairs of -glasses  professor."  "Yes; I use one to rend with, oiv  to see at a distance with, and tin  third to find the other two."���������Christ  ian Work and Evangelist.  Do it Now.���������Disorders of the digestive apparatus should be dealt with  it once before complications arise  .hat may be difficult to cope with.  The surest remedy ��������� to this end and  one that is within reach of all, is  u'armelee's Vegetable Pills, the ��������� best  uxative and sedative on the market.  Do not delay, but try themifow. One  .rial will convince anyone "tliat they  ire the best stomach - regulator that  Jan be got,  Visitor���������What is the meaning of all  this  celebration? *���������  Native��������� Senator Bullcarp went  north Inst winter to recuperate and  has returned in perfect health.  Visitor���������Nothing unusual in that, is  iliere ? . s  The final luxury of tea-drinking I ^fc���������' * STW^'jain^  tne ������������ Sf fad,8aSSSi3hSeS S) ^ucj������ ������������* -"on of tl/coun-  "Salada" Tea. .       ������[',J'   ruCK'   No dead flies lying about when Wil-  ���������.on's Fly Pads are used as 'directed.  The Captain���������See here, you've give  seventeen uieu bases on balls! Dis  here's a ball game, not no six day  walkin' match!���������New York World.  He���������I say, Dolly, may I take your  photograph ? You look so pretty  that I feel I could eat- you.  She���������Oh, I see, that's why you want  me on a plate, eh?���������Philadelphia Inquirer.  Minard's Liniment for sale everywhere  DODGING  THE  SPEAKER.  "Come off that truck, youse!"  "This is an outrage!  Can't a gentleman  have a joy  ride?"-Philudelphia  Ledger.  .        All  the Same.  First Grafter���������That Inst fellow who  bucked my game thought he was some  pumpkins.  Second Grafter-Well, that was about  right. He was pie for you, wasn't he?  ���������Kansas City Times.  A Sense of Security.  "Weren't you worried about the members of your family during their long  absence from home?"  "Xot at all. I don't own an automobile, and none of them think they  can swim or sail a boat."���������Minneapolis Journal.  A Very Short Time.  Mrs. McCall - They haven't been  keeping bouse very long, have they?  Mrs.- Hiram Offen-Gracious, no.  Why, she can recall the names of all  the servant girls they have had.-Phil-  ndelphlu Press.        Recognizing   His   Limitations.  Cholly -Let me see-what s that quotation about a nod being as good as a  wink, aud so forth?  Fweddy���������Why���������er���������I can't think���������  Cholly���������Oh, I know that.  I'm asking  you to try to remember.���������Chicago Tribune.  The Whittler.  "Always bo ainbUlous, my boy," said  the great philosopher. "You may flud  a niche In the hall of fame."  "Sure!" replied the youngster with  the big barlow knife. "And if I don't  find one I'll cut one."���������Cliivago News.  The Insect-Well, of all the Insults I  He says.I belong to the antltrlologl-  vidlal fumily! Why, we've been beetles, ever since tho flood.'-Xew York  American,  A Strange  Proceeding.  Infant Terrible (watching Uncle  Jack's fiancee dressing her hair)���������How  qiieorly you do your hair!  "How so?"  "Why, Aunt Jane pins hers to her  lap, mummle holds hers in her tecf,  but you leave yours sticking to your  bead."-New York Life.  Giac Finelli.  Wen Giac Finelli maka Joke  I laugha tccllmy sides ees broke.  I weesh som'time dat you could be  Jus' near enough to heem to see.  You don'ta gotta be so near  For dat you tnusta soot an' hoar.  Eet ecs'Vijt dat you gotta pay  Mooch notice to da words he say,  liaycause een sooch artlsta way  Ho tv/eest hcos face an' move da han'  All theengs ees plain to ondrastan',  He cos so smarta Dngoman.  Oh,   my,   your   sides   dey   would   bo  broke  Won Giac Finelli maka Joke!  Two men dal play at cards wan night  Ees gat so mad an' so excite'  Dey pull deir knives an' gona fight  Up jompa Giac Flnolll den  An' eemll.'ite dose flghtln' men.  Ho growl an' slampa roun' da place  An' mak' sooch twcestln' of da face,  Now Justa like decsa man  An' now so like da othra wan.  Ho mak' dem look sooch foolish sight  Dey laugh an' Jus' forgat to light.  Oh, my, eef dat time you could, be  Jus' near enough to heem to seo  You laugha tcell your aides ees broko  j    \V'en Glae Flnolll maka Joke!  f T.   A.   Daly in   Catholic  Standard  and  Tlmea .  Cuto Little Gams.  Eva���������ne Is so considerate of your  chaperon. He buys her such interesting books.  Kdnn-Oh, I call tlmt strategy. IIo  knows If the books are Interesting sho  Trie Dear Girls.  "Did you ever havo half a dozen  offers of marriage In one afternoon ?  I did."  "So did I, aud all from the same man  too."���������Kansas City Times.  One of the First Cases of Filibustering  In Congress.  One of the first instance!! of filibustering occurred in 1S05 just after the  Impeachment trial of the Hon. Samuel  Chase, one o* the associate justices of  the supreme court.   A quarrel arose  over the payment of witnesses.   The  house of representatives would pass no  bill which "provided for the payment  of those summoned by Chase.    The  senate would pass no bill which did  not, and a conference followed.   Each  refused to yield, and the bill was lost.  John  Randolph  then  attempted  Id  the closing hours  of the session  to  have the witnesses for the managers  of the trial paid out of the contingent  fund of the house.   But the Federalists  were ready.    They hurried from the  room, and when the vote was taken  the   speaker   announced   no   quorum.  Members  were  thereupon  summoned  from the lobby and committee rooms  Hardly were they in their seats when  a message from the president was announced, and while the clerk was reading it the  Federalists again left the  room, so that when the resolution was  n  second  time called  up  there was  again no quorum.   Once more the sergeant at nrms went Into the lobby,  and once more tlie members came' In.  But nn enrolled bill was reported, nnd  while the speaker was signing it the  Federalists  n  third  time slipped out.  The announcement of no quorum which  followed  was greeted  with shouts of  laughter.   Randolph in a great p .ssion  desisted, and  late on the evening of  Sunday,   March  3,   1805,   the  Eighth  congress ended.  Hymen at the Wheel.  "Yes," said the young artist proudly,  "this is my latest picture. It represents the old ferryman wailing for  the runaway couple to leave the parsonage."  "Fine picture," complimented the  friend.   "What is it entitled?"  "Why, 'Waiting For the Tied.'"���������  Chicago News.  "Fellow-ciuzens," snouted the candidate, "if I am elected for this district I shall endeavor to make yoi  glad tliat you did not elect another.'  "That's right," yelled the dry good:  box philosopher. "I reckon one wil'  be a plenty."���������Puck,  ���������   One" packet   of   Wilson's   Fly   Pad:  has actually^killed a bushel of flies.  Auto Veils and Sailor Hats.  "You know the woman on our street  who always wears the automobile  veil."  "Yes."  "Thompson, who lives next door,  coaxed her to take a seat in his auto  yesterday, and sho was so frightened  that i,e had to let her out at the first  corner."���������Cleveland Plain Dealer.  It All Went In the Bill.  ~ Attorney���������Would    the    court    mind  making my client's sentence about six  months'longer?  The Court���������That is ah extraordinary  request.  Why?  .Attorney���������As it stands, your honor,  ;lt will hardly give me time to get him  'ffti'doned.���������I'uck.  Also a Tearful One.  ( "Maud,;you remember the time we  ���������were summering in  the country and  you played summer girl and Al caught  you peeling onions in the kitchen?." '  "Can I ever forget it. Julia? That  onion peeling is one of my strongest  Tecolleetions."���������Baltimore American.  A Life Preserver.  ,- "Do you ever use that extra tire you  carry fastened to the top of tbe ton-  heau?" the motor car enthusiast was  nsked.  "Surest thing you know," was the  reply. "The other night I ran off a  bridge into the river."���������Puck.  An Inopportune Query.  "For whom do you Intend to vote ad  the next election?"  "I dunno," answered Farmer Corn-  tossol. "I've got too much work of my  own Just at present to mix Into tula  won't look up too oftoc when wo nro i rlv,nll7 for holdln' gover'ment JoSa"-  I together.- Detroit Tribune. Washington Star.  A Thought  Modernly  Applied.  "All thc world's a stage," said the  man who quotes.  "Yes." answered the cynical citizen,  "and some of the worst actors In the  outfit are doing the most talking about  elevating lt."-WushIngton Slar.  No,   710.  Last Resort.  "I should think he'd be tired of making love to you."  "I guess he Is."  "What-lins he quarreled with you?"  "No���������asked me to marry him."--.  !evehtnd_:Leiider.  ,  .    Rubber Tires.  Rubber tires Iinvo three natural one-  mles-llglit, heat and oil-nil three of  which should be guarded against.  A Comparison In Weights.  A cubic foot of air weighs n little  less than an ounce, while n cubic foot  of water wolgjis 1,000 ounces. A cubic  foot of gold weighs l,i)2IJ ounces nnd a  cubic foot of platinum "2,150 ounces.  Bcot Sugar.  The effort to nmko sugar from beets  dates back us far aa tho year 1747,  IN   A   YOKOHAMA   THEATER.  The  Plays  Last  All   Day and  Sometimes Two Days.  Before leaving Yokohama I went to  the theater, which certainly was unlike  anything I have ever seen before.   Wo  sat ou tho floor of our so called box  and had tea like the crowd.   Aud such  a crowd!   it was an endless source of  Interest   and   amusement   to   watch  them,   whole   families���������mothers-in-law  and 'daughters-in-law,'-children:';of. ali  ages and parents-; of- different generations,; fathers, sons and grandsons^ All-  had  their dinners with them.    Little  trays were produced���������tiny boxes full  of; rice, bowls containing weird rood-'  stuffs,' pink, white and green; seaweed  on rice cukes, raw fish and nameless  yellow condiments, tea in microscopic  cups, of course, with no milk or sugar.  The Japanese cannot understand Europeans putting milk la their tea, as,  according  to  them,   it  has  a  strong  smell.   The children .were dressed and  undressed during the entr'actes,  and  people smoked, slept, ate, talked and j  fanned themselves.   It was certainly a  great contrast to see a little "mus-me1  such as Pierre Loti describes, daintily  dressed In the gayest of kimonos and  emartest  of obis,   sitting  between a  cooly wearing nothing but a loose cotton jacket and an old hag nursing a  baby.   ������ J though It was true that most  of the men had little on and the thermometer was 85 degrees, tho atmosphere  was  not impossible,  as  I am  sure would hive been the case in a  European theater under similar circumstances.   The plays have usually fourteen or fifteen acts and last all day and  sometimes two.   This particular one,  not  having an actress such as Sadf  Yiicco *o interpret it, was quite unintelligible   to  me,  but  I  admired  the  grace of the actresses, their easy movements when dancing and the way they  managoil their tight clothes.   Imagine  my surprise when I found out afterward that they were all men!   Up to  a few years ago men and women,dW.  not act tpgother In Japan,  the; theatrical   companies   being   composed   of  either one sex or the other.    But ft  change hits come over them, and there  are now  mixed companies.-Itemlnis  cecces of .Lady Raudolnh Obttrvhlll ii  Century. ���������  Hostess���������Are you a musician, Mv.  'ones ?  Jones (who is dying to give an exhibition of his powers)���������Well���������er���������  /es, J think I can claim some know-  edge of .music.  Hostess���������r am delighted to know it.  My. daughter is about to play, and I  ���������hould'he very glad if you would  cindly turn over her music for her.  -Royal Magazine.  any man a Travelling Set it a  neceuity. This set is especially ������uitab!e for  gift purposes at this season. It contains a  pair of-genuine Ebony Military Brushes,  with sterling shields for engraving. .Complete with comb in real morocco 'leather  lolJing case.   The price is  $5.00  Ryrie Bros.  LIMITED  124-13C-138 Yortffe St  TORONTO  should assist Nature,at those times  when the system is upset, the nervous tone low and a feeling of depression or languor exists.. An experience of over 50 years warrants  the statement that no medicine  gives such prompt relief as  Beecham's  Pills  Sold Everywhere.    In boxes 25 cents.  ALWAYS,  EVERYWHERE    IN    CANADA,  ASK  FOR  Eddy's Matchos have hailed from Hull sinco I85l-and thoso 67  ���������/oariof Constant Bottermont have rosultoH In Eddy'a Matchos  reaching  a   Height  of  Perfoctlon attained by No Others.  Sold  and  used  ovorywhoro   In   Canada,  ISSN  21 COLUMBIA.  k  y  AMERICA'S  EX-OHAMPION  WRESTLER   .  SAYS: f ,  "After my great wrestling match-  with J. Mellor, of Staleybridge, at the  Crystal Palace, England, for the International Championship, I was  covered with cuts and bruises. I applied my favorite balm, Zam-Buk,  and in a marvellously short time the  abrasions and cuts were healed and I,  was fit and well again. At another  time'I had a piece of flesh almost  torn completely off my arm above  the elbow. I anticipated being unable to do anything with the arm  for a long time. To my delight,  'however, Zam-Buk closed up the  wound in two'- days. In three days  it was covered with new skin, and a  few days after, there was no trace of  the injury. , I recommend Zam-Buk  for cuts, bruises or skin injuries of  any kind.  Yours truly,  HUGH LANNON. v  Tho above testimony given by Mr.  Lannon when visitiue Toronto shows tho  great value of Zam-Buk for injuries received in out-door sport.  Baseball, Football and - Lacrosse  Flayers should always keep Z'in>Buk  handy. It prevents cuts nnd injuries  "taking the wrong turn." It stops tho  pain and smarting, and heals.. It is also  an excellent embrocation, curing stiffness,  sprains, twists, etc. Used and recommended by Slierring, tho Marathon winner; Mudrali, the world's second greatest  wrestler, eto.        .       "���������      '  For all Injuries & Skin Diseases  A Relic of the Frontier.  Most writerswho picturesquely mix  their fact and fiction to paint pictures  of the West' that is no more, have  overlooked the most genuine surviving  relic of red days on the border. In a  government ''shack'-' on the outskirts  of Fort Sill, Arizona, thrives an aged  man of some 80 summers. Wrinkled  and bent, puttering around the post,  seeking small coin from visitors, or  being loaned by the government as a  - drawing card for "World's Fairs" and  other exhibitions, is this battered old  red man, Geronimo, who baflled the  armed force of the United States for  many years, whose pursuit and capture cost the tax-payers" a million dollars, and nearly depopulated the territory of Arizona during his murdering, plundering raids of a generation  ago. He is thc last of the "bad Indians" who wrote red pages in this  country's history, and the most notorious of them all, this Apache whom  General Miles declared with great sincerity was "the worst Indian that ever  lived."���������Outing Alagazine.  The Real Liver Pill. ���������A torpid  liver~means a disordered system, mental depression, lassitude and in the  end,'if care be not taken, a chronic  state of debility. The very best medicine to arouse the liver to healthy  action is Pannelee's Vegetable Pills.  They are compounded of purely vegetable substances of careful selection and no other pills have their  fine qualities. They do not gripe or  pain and they are agreeable to the  most sensitive stomach.  "You are going to say something  soulful, declared, ' the fiancee. " I  see it in your lovely eyes."  "What I was going to say is this,'  responded the. fiancee. "Won't you  wear a rubber band around your head  nights, so as to train your ears not Lo  stick out?"���������Louisville Courier-Journal.  All  Druggists, Grocers  and general  stores sell Wilson's Fly Pads.  "I had to sell my auto, but I  haven't missed i  yet."  "How's that?"  "You can get most of the sensation  by cleaning rugs."���������-Louisville Courire  Journal. ., ���������  Minard's Liniment Cures  Dandruff.  The Plot to Rob Teddington ofthe Blue  Ribbon In 1851���������Leander's Missing  Head���������A Dramatic Episode���������Winners Foretold In Dreams.  If It were possible to write the full  and true history of the Derby It would  contain some startling revelations of  strange doings behind the scenes of  whiclu the public has little suspicion  and no actual knowledge.  There Is, for instance, 'little doubt  that a very different ,talo would have  been told of Teddlngton's Derby but  for the prompt action of his widp  awake owner. Sir Joseph Hawley.  When the Kentish baronet attended  the York-spring meeting of 1851 he  was amazed to find the bookmakers  eager to lay odds to any amount  against his colt, who was looked on as,  a certain winner of the blue ribbon a,  few weeks later. Sir 'Joseph at once  scented mischief, nnd, leaving the  "course, ho traveled as fast as relays  of swift horses could take him to his  training quarters, where he communicated his suspicions to Alec Taylor, his  trainer.  As the result of their,deliberations  Teddington was at once removed to  another, box, placed under tho charge  of a different boy and a strict watch  kept over him night and day. Whatever scheme was on foot, to disable thc  horse was thus' effectually checked,  Teddington soon resumed his place-as  fiz'st favorite in the betting and, as everybody expected, won the Derby with  ease. . " ���������  ���������  Another mystery .which has not been  solved to this day is-associated with  Leauder and that memorable Derby ol  S1S44. It "was more than suspected thai  Leander was a four-year-old, but then-  was uot sufficient evidence on which  to base an objection to his running. In  the race his fetlock was broken by a  kick from Running Rein, and he was  effectually placed hors de combat. He  was shot and buried, but when a party  of sportsmen who wished to test theii  suspicions dug up his body at dead of  night they found that the head, whicb  alone could settle the matter, was gone.  Ratan, the second favorite for this  race, was made safe.by a cunningly  devised bolus, but who administered  It was never discovered, and, to crown  this Derby as the most shady and  fraudulent on record, Running Rein,-  who came In first, was found' to be  none other than Maccabeus, a four-  year-old, and thus an impostor of the  first water. But when It became neces  sary to produce the horse for an ex  amlnalion by experts it was found that  lie, like Leander.'s telltale head, had  been spirited away.    .  In connection with Running Rein, by  the way, a dramatic story is told. A  Captain Osborne had backed- Orlando  for a very heavy sum, and when Running Rein came in first he was.faced  with the alternative of blowing out  his brains or being declared a defaulter. He-was just on the point of choosing death rather than dishonor when a  note was placed in his hand. "Running Rein," ran tho missive, which  was from a friendly tout, "is an impostor, and ho won't get tho Derby  stakes. Buy up all the bets "on Orlando  you can get, and you will make a fortune."  The captain put away his revolver,  followed the tout's advice and, Instead  of providing work for the undertaker,  found himself ������1S,000 in pocket.  Few horses have ever started a hotter favorite for the Derby than McGregor in 1S70. So rosy were- his  chances that odds of 0 to 4 were laid  on him to ail enormous amount, and  tho money was considered as good as  won. To tho consternation, however,  of his backers, he seemed unable to  move freely in tlie race and finished a  bad fourth behind horses who were  not in the same century with him.  There was no doubt whatever that  JIacgrogor had been drugged, but who  the rascal was who did the dastardlj  trick Is ns much a mystery today as It  was at the time.  It is of this race that the following  remarkable story is told: During the  night before the race a jockey called  Swift saw the finish of the Derby In a  dream. He saw Kingcraft, which he  recognized, pass tho post a winner by  a length and n half, followed by a  dark brown horse which ho could not  Identify nnd with Maegregor, the favorite, a bad fourth. In spite of the  Jeering of his friends, to whom he told  the story, he backed Kingcraft for  every sovereign ho could raise, and, to  Ids delight as to the disgust of the  It Is the First Thousand Dollars That  ���������Counts.  "The ' thing "that counts," said a  man of independently large means,  accumulated by hard work, saving  and wise investments, "is the first  thousand dollars. When you've ��������� got  that _ amount together you are i b������  ginning to get somewhere, and witn  that start you will want to keep on  The red ink interest entries that you  seo put down in your "savings bank  book twice a year will strike you vei */  pleasantly indeed. ' As interest on  your thousand dollars you'll get $35  or,$40 in a year. Your money has  begun earning money for you.  "You've got,an income now, and  you'll want to add to it. You will  leave that interest in the bank, to  be added to your principal, and now  your interest will begin to draw interest, and,-to be sure, you will keep  right on adding to your principal,  too, and every six months you'll see  those red figures growing bigger and  bigger, pretty figures to contemplate,  and you'll keep right along saving.  But the thing that really counts is  the first thousand dollars. Get that  and you're all right, and you'll always be glad you saved it.  "For' thore really is nothing like  financial independence or like having at least some money laid by.  Then if you want -money you've got  it. You don't have to go to friends  to borrow and take the risk of being  refused, tlie risk of 'being compelled  to go without what you need. If  you've got money in the bank you  can go thore and get it. There might  come a time when you would need  money for'your family or for yourself  very much. It's a grand thing to  have it where you can get it.  "There's nothing mean about being  saving and accumulating money. On  the contrary, it is every man's duty  to make himself financially independent. I don't-mean at all that a  man wants' to set out to accumulate  great wealth. There is no great fun  in that: . But, what he does want to  do is to get together enough to live  on modestly.'"  COSTLY  CLEANLINESS.  Just send  us  your   name  and address on  , post-card and we'll mail you  i Painting Book for the little  folk3 and a quarter-pound package of Celluloid Starch.   That  means fun for the children and  satisfactory starching for you.  Celluloid Starch requires no  boiling, gives a perfect finish to  the clothes and never makes the  irons stick.  Write to-day for this free  book and sample.  Tbe Brantford Starch Works, Limited  Brantford,  Ontario su  Inquiring Friend���������You've given up  booze? How did you ever, summon  up enough fortitude and self-denial  to do that?  Eudger���������I paid a high-priced doctor  $25 to tell me what was the matter  with mo, and that was his sole proscription. By George, I couldn't af;  ford to waste all that money!��������� Chicago Tribune.  Dysentery corrodes thc intestines  and speedily eats away the lining,  bringing about dangerous conditions  that may cause death. Dr. J, D. Kel-  logg's Dysentery Cordial cleais the  intestinal canals of the geims that  cause the inflammation, and by protecting the lining fiom further ravages restores them to healthy condition. Tfiose subject to - dysentery  should not be-without this simple  yet powoiful remedy.  DODGES OF COAL MINERS.  They   Have   Many   Ways   of Adding  Extra Penniss-to Their Wages.  In-coal mining, as in other trades,  there are many tricks played. "Seams  below three feet are paid extra tonnage, generally a penny per toiuextra  for each inch in the /eduction of the  thickness of the seam. Certain days  are set apart for the purpose of measuring, and many schemes are resorted to by. the miner to make the  measurement as low as possible. Thus,  according to the inequalities or irregularity of the floor and roof, a place  may measure 3 feet one day and the  next only 2 feet 9 nches. The miner  takes advantage of this fact by letting his place stand for a whole shift,  and sometimes a day, .when he comes  to a reduction in the .thickness of  the coal seam, and it pays him, too.  In other eases stone bands run in  ���������the seam of coal, and they vary in  thickness also, but the miner is paid  extra tonnage for the increase in the  thickness of the band.' Thus, you  see that.it means a considerable addition to his income to obtain an  increased measurement.  A popular trick among mine managers is" to "work the near and: most  'accessible coal .in the mine, with no  regard to system so long as they succeed in obtaining a large output of  coal. Having worked all the best districts, they look out for another situation, and you will understand the  position of the next manager and  the enormous difficulties and expense  to work the mine. ���������  The skyscraper' had at last reached  the limit.  "You are quite a traveller, I hear,"  remarked .the man who lived on the  ninety-sixth-floor'of' the Shyhy hotel. - .  "Yes," replied the man who lived  on the one hundred and thirty-sixth  floor. "Though less than forty years  old I have already visited ��������� every  floor in this building."���������Kansas City  Times.  Dis-Composing..  The sports had been a great success, and Colonel Proudem, delighted  fo be recognized as a magnate in the  Midlands, had puffed out his chest  with pride when he presented the  prizes to their winners.  Eagerly the next morning he picked up the local newspaper, to see if  his speech had been reported. A  smile spread over his face as he read  the preliminary remarks .about his  glorious services to his country, his  many active engagements with the  enemy; but suddenly he 'stopped :  "This battle-scared warrior "  Cut the colonel could read no further. In a furious rage, he drove off  to the newspaper office, and demanded a public apology. This was immediately promised, and regrets tendered for the mistake. ���������  The next morning his feelings may  be imagined as he read:  "'We regret that through a printer's  error, yesterday we styled Colonel  Proudem as a 'battle-scared warrior.'  We should have said 'bottle-scared.'"  DEAFNESS CANNOT BE CURED  by local applications, "as they cannot  reach the diseased portion of the  iar. There is only one way to.cure  ���������ioafness, and tliat-is by constitutional  remedies. Deafness is caused by an  inflamed condition of the mucous  lining of the Eustachian Tube. When  this tube is inflamed you have a rumbling sound or imperfect hearing,  and when it is entirely closed, Deafness is tlie result, and unless the inflammation can be taken out and  this tube restored to its normal condition, hearing will be destroyed forever; nine cases out of ten are caused by Catarrh, which is nothing but  an inflamed condition cf'the mucous  ���������surfaces.  We will give Ono Hundred Dollars  tor any case of Deafness (caused by  catarrh) that cannot be cured by  Hall's Catarrh Cure. Send .for circulars,  free.  F. J. CHENEY & Co., Toledo, 0.  Sold by Druggists,  75c.  Take Hall's Family Pills for con-  <tipatiohr~- J '        '    -         - "Hubby," said the observant wife,  "the janitor of these flats is a bachelor."  "What of it?"  "I really think he 13 becoming interested in our eldest daughter."  "There you go again with your pipe  dreams! Last week it was a Duke.'  ���������Everybody's -Magazine.  The New York American of Dec.  18th, 1907, says the common house fly  is one of the greatest enemies of man.  It. is a solemn, scientifically ascertained fact tliat he is one of the worst  disseminators of disease known, far  surpassing the mosquito in this respect.. Wilson's Fly-Pads will kill  many times more flies than any other  article.  Water In Goldfield Sold For a Cent and  a Half a Gallon.  We who can bathe and splash about  In cool, fresh water as we will can  hardly appreciate the Inconveniences  of a condition In which each drop of  water is carefully measured out In  Goldfield the two problems of dust nnd  water give most trouble. There Is  never a time ,that there Is not plenty  of the former and little of the latter.  Without warning of any sort great  whirlwinds come down the canyons  and through tho streets, carrying  blinding clouds of dust A blow of  some sort Is a daily occurrence. The  fine white dust sifts Into the bouses  and covers' everything. It Is a case of  dusting a dozen times a day and never  really having things quite clean.  The water supply of Goldfield comes  from wells In camp and at Llda, fifty  miles    to   the    southwest    Whether  bought from the man who goes around  with a cart or from the water company, every gallon costs on an average  at least a cent and a half.   At best it  is an expensive luxury.    Every precious drop has to be put to as many  uses as possible., Tho bathing establishments offer baths at $1 -each, with  the bath joke thrown .in.    The Joke  runs like this: In the early days ofthe  camp, when baths cost $2, after the  man who had elected this luxury had  finished, as a matter of economy the  water had to be put to some use, so  It was offered to a second bather at'a  reduced   price,  $1,   then   again  to  a  third for 50 cents and to a fourth for  "two  bits."    Following this  came  n  few   feats   of   dishwashing.     Times  have changed, but water Is still the  problem of tho desert    Ice being too  expensive a  luxury  for general  use.  everybody   resorts   to   African   water  bags.    These are  filled and   hung  In  shady   places   where   the   breeze  can  strike them.   By puncturing them with  a needle sufficient water oozes out to  wet the outside, and  the clamp cloth  and air keep the contents cool.   Hanging on the shady side of every house,  shack and tent, strapped to tlie saddle  of every  prospector,  in  the-hand or  fastened to the.neck of every Indian,  is a water bag.   The weather, in other  places a plunk on which to slide gracefully into conversation,"here"'is a fruitful and Interesting topic for unending  discussion.   In its variety it is uncloy-  ing.   Ono summer Is wet���������wet for the  desert���������and the next one dry.    Usually  there Is a little rain, and when It does  come the downpour lusts only five or  ten  minutes.    Rarely does it lay the  dust���������New Idea Magazine.  c  Rehearsed His Funeral.  Inviting the brothers In his lodge to  gather around hiiu, Joseph Saudlin, a  charter member of the Red Men at Advance, this county, climbed Into .a, coffin which he had made to his order,  stretched himself out as he will He  when he is dead, crossed" his hands  over his breast and bade them pass  around and view him. Mr. Sandlin is  a veteran of the civil war and Is ec-  centrlc.^ Ho Is sixty-eight years old.  Mr. Sandlin made a coffin of the best  yellow poplar, superior In workman  ship -and-quallty.-arid-bought-a lot In  a ce'motery, and he has placed a monument over the spot where he desires  to be burled. He left the "coffin In  the care of the lodge, inside of which  he placed written instructions as to  funeral arrangements.���������Lebanon (Ind.)  Cor. Indianapolis News.  COFFEE  DRINKING.  Too  TOOKE  SHIRTS  -  Do you ever find your cuffs a  nuisance when working in your  shirt sleeves? <r   ,  Aren'tthey continually bother-,  ing you and hampering the free  movements of your hands ?   '   >  Some men ust elastic bands to-  keep their cuffs up.  ,   But these are always unsatisfactory and uncomfortable.  The "EZIAJUSTA" in  Yellow   Skina   Often, Caused   by  ' Frequent Use of Beverage.  Did the girl' who habitually drinks  coffee three times a day ever stop to  think of its effect upon her complexion  and nerves? If she didn't and needs  positive evidence of what thc stimulant  Is doing to her skin, let her put a corner of a white handkerchief In liquid  coffee and watch the stain that Immediately appears. Precisely this same  change takes place in her complexion,  though the yellowness does not show  as quickly. Eventually, though, this  kind of stain Is bound to make its way  Into her skin, because as the liquid  ({oes through her svstera and is absorbed it gets into the pores and by them  Is spread through the skin. The result  Is a dull muddiness of color that is not  half so often sallowness as it Is the  effect of the coffee habit  Tea has the same effect in a lesser degree.  Few women, however, can get along  without one or the other, and there is  no reason why both should not be taken  In moderation. Either drunk to excess  acts so horribly upon the nerves that  this should be enough to prevent "tho  habit," yet In spite of that a person going Into restaurants frequented by  working women Is Impressed with the  unfailing regularity that coffee'rather  than tea Is taken.  There Is practically no harm or certainly little In taking a big cup of coffee  In the morning, always provided food  Is eaten with It. To call a cup of coffee  one's breakfast and go downtown to  work having nothing else In the stomach will speedily work havoc and is the  explanation of ill health amoug many  working women.  At luncheon coffee should be let alone  as severely as though it were poison,  as indeed it Is, and if any stimulant is  required tea should be chosen. At  night if one has a late dinner there is  no objection to a demitasse of black  coffee, because, the stomach being full  of food, the nerves are not as apt to be  ' vS���������  ���������.-,,  ������������������     ���������~ .,  ���������.        thing for you to do when you read this"  Nothing  will  so quickly and  thor-   is to write for our new'cata]og andr  oughly take coffee from the system as ' paper knife (free). '   '  to drink plenty of water through the   WINNIPEG  day.    A half an hour after breakfast j- q  a glassful should be drunk, and very j '  SHIRTS  keeps your cuffs out of the way.  No trouble is required to  adjust them and no discomfort  experienced  They're very convenient  when    working,    rowing,  playing   tennis    or   golf,  washing your hands, etc.  These "EZIAJUSTAS" also  prevent your cuffs from wearing  out aud soiling quickly.' -  Tooke Brothers, Limited     ���������     Montreal  20  BUSINESS    COLLEGE  W. Donald,  Manager.  soon another glassful. Three should i om_���������.., _._, ������������������������...,  be taken In this way through the morn-'SPECIAL TO GRAIN SHIPPERS.  ing, not drinking any later than half |,, It1 tak.e? J'e?-,rs to learn the best mean hour before luncheon. Half au hour 'J!1?*? of "andling grain. We have had  ' tnirty years     experience      handling  after luncheon the water cure may be  begun again until from breakfast to  later dinner or supper at least a quart  has been taken. In this way the system is flushed and much deleterious  matter is removed in natural ways.  MME. SARAH FORGOT.  grain'in this country, have a branch  office at Fort William and close business connections at all grain centres.  Ship your grain through us for  prompt returns and good services.  References, Union Bank of Canada.  Manitoba Commission  Co.,  Grain   Exchange/    Winnipeg,     Man.  Mother���������I can't see why you should  object to Mr. Goodsense.  Daughter��������� I never could marry  such a man as that. He wears the  cheapest kind of ready-made clothes.  Mother���������That is mere idiosyncracy.  Daughter���������_^Y-e-s, but I'm afraid  he'll wan't me to dress the same way.  ���������Philadelphia Inquirer.  ��������� "When wo arc married," said the  girl, "of course you'll shave every  morning. That's one of the rules of  cm club. Wc all ngrced not to marry  any man who wouldn't shavo every  morning." | scoffers, he saw his dream exactly re.  "Woll, what about tho mornings 1 - produced���������the   favorite   badly   beaten  don't get home in time?" responded  the young man.   "I belong to a club,  too.   -Philadelphia Ledger.  Fine Hair  It's fine care that makes fine  hair! Use Ayer's Hair Vigor,  new improved formula, systematically, conscientiously,  and you will get results. We  know it stops falling hair, cures  dandruff, and is a most elegant  dressing. Entirely new. New \  bottle.   New contents.  Does not change Ihe color of the hair.  yers  TormuU with ������������oh bottlt  ���������     Show it to jrmur  - flootor���������  Ask him ������b<mt It,  than do m h* itjt  produced���������the favorite badly beaten  and the despised Kingcraft winning a  small fortune for him.  Even more remarkable Is a story of  that great Derby race of 1S02, won by  the despised outsider Caractacus, ridden by Pursous. the stable lad. Although Caractacus' was. so badly  thought of that Jim Confer point  plank refused.to ride him and odds of  10 to 1 were freely offered against hlra,  a tipster gave hlni as a certain winner  on the strength of a dream In which  Ills blind daughter had seen the horse  win "with a little boy on Ills back as  pale ns death." How vividly accurate  was this dream forecast was ndmltted  by nil who saw the finish of that sensational race,��������� London TH-Rlts.  A Sad Awakening.  Tlicro wan a young follow named Jack;  Who sailed on the medical tack.  Ills friends wild. "You can  Find hlni duck of n man,"  But his foes mild,  "He's naught but *  quack." .  ���������Baltlmoro American.  Ayer's Hair Vigor, as now made from our  new improved formula, Is the latest, most  scientific, and in every way the very best  hair preparation ever placed upon the  market. For falling hair and dandruff it  ia the one great medicine.  *>���������Had* t>7 Ui������ ���������", 0. Ay������r Co., LowtU,  , Something Wrorifl.  Posscnger (on exceedingly slow trnlnj  ���������Conductor, the engineer must hnvo  met with nn accident of some kind.  Conductor���������What makes you think  so?  Passenger���������We Just passed n group  of two houses mid a bn<*n without stopping.��������� Pudt-  Vegetable Stones.  "There are vegetable stones," said  a geologist. "Stones, that is, that  grow in -vegetables.  "Hero is a tabasheer. It is found  in the joints of certain kinds of bamboo. It is always round and brown,  like this. Here is the coeoanut stone.  You find it in tho endosperm of the  Javanese coeoanut. Hound or pear  shaped, it has always this milk white  luster, like a pearl. The smaller  stone, with its pearly luster is a little  tarnished, is found in the pomegranate. It is pure carbonate of lime.  These atones are formed from silici-  ous and calcareous juices circulating  in the plant organism. They are the  result of a diseased condition. Man  himself, you know, occasionally puts  forth stony growths, and they must  be removed or tlie human stone grower dies in excruciating pain."  The Human Finger Bowl.  "I'm fond of the tablo d'hotos,"  said tlie table d'hote fiend, "but they  aro ruining the.manners of the people. Tho other night I saw the prettiest girl at a table across from mo,  so pretty I could hardly keep my  eyes off her. She was dressed in  whito, with a big white hat covered  with a white veil, and liad lovely blue  eyes, and when she had finished cat-  hit; her pear she linked ovory finger  she 'nod of both hands."  Baltimore, Md., Nov. II, 1903.  Minard's Liniment Co., Limited.  Sirs,���������I came across a bottle of your  MINARD'S LINIMENT in the hands  of one of the students at the University of Maryland, and he being so  kind as to let me use it for a very  bad sprain, which I obtained in training for foot races, and to say that it  helped me would be putting it very  mildly, and I therefore ask if you  would let me know of one of your  agents that is closest to Baltimore,  *i., that I may obtain some of it.  Thanking you in advance I remain;  Yours truly,  ���������-������������������*.-���������: W. C. McCUEAN.  14 St. Paul Street.  Care Oliver Typewriter Co.  P. S.���������Kindly answer at once.  Two colored sisters living in a suburban town met on the street one day,  and Sister Washington, who had recently joined the church, was describing her experiences.  " 'Degd, Mrs. Johnsing, I'se jined  do Baptist church, but I couldn't do  all de jining hero, 'cause they had to  tako me lo de city church to babptize  me. You know thero ain't no poolroom in do church here."���������Success.  The Pup's Picnic.  A Boston bulldog owned by George  H. Clapp ,wns so determined to capture a woodchucl; which he had chased  into Its den that lie followed after and  stayed In the hole all night When  the dog had got his jaws about the  enemy he found that he could not get  out owing to the small size of the animal's hole. Rather than lose his prey  the dog retained his bold on the wood-  chuck overnight and was helped out by  his master.in the morning. The dog  was nearly exhausted and revived after feeding and drinking In a curious  manner. He consumed about two  quarts of unguarded ice cream which  had been set aside for a party. After  this the dog seemed still somewhat  dazed and capped the climax by falling Into a bucket of lemonade-  Worcester Telegram.  Minard's Lininnent relieves Neuralgia.  "Mr. Huggard caught me in the  dark hall last evoning nnd kissed me"  said Miss Passny, with affccled indignation.  "Oh I" remarked Miss Pepprey, "I  wouldn't blame him if I wero you���������"  "'You wouldn't blame him?"  "I say if I were you."���������Catholic  Standard nnd Times.  Safety Valve For Vesuvius."  An Italian scientist proposes to sap-  ply a safety valve for Vesuvius by  boring a tunnel In the base of the  mountain and letting the lava escape  into the sea. His Idea is to bore tbe  tunnel while the crater Is In a state of  coma, and be believes that when the  volcano becomes active such a channel would be suflh-Ient to carry away  the lava. His whole proposal, however,  Is not to let the lava escape altogether,  but to run it into molds and make It  Into blocks for use In the streets and  quays of Naples, la all probability his  scheme will die a natural death.-Pop-  ular Mechanics.  The  Great  Actress   a  Sender  of  Remarkable Telegrams.  Mine. Sarah Bernhardt is the sender  of telegrams almost as remarkable as  some of the Emperor William's dispatches.  On oue occasion the great actress appeared at an entertainment in aid of  some pet charity of Queen Alexandra's.  The next day, her majesty graciously  sent signed photographs of herself as  a token of her gratitude and pleasure  to Mine. Bernhardt and lime. Janotha.  The great pianist at once acknowledged her courtesy, but Mme. Bernhardt, with characteristic- want of  thought, took no notice of the queen's  gift  Days and" weeks went by, and still  she never so much as intimated to her  majesty that the photograph had reached her, and at last Mme. Janotha took  upou herself to write and inform tho  dlviiie Sarah that she had committed a  great breach of the laws of courtesy by  her neglect to acknowledge the gift of  the queen.  Mme. Sarah, always original, thought  of what she should do. The queen's  birthday was imminent, so the great  tragedian dispatched to Mme. Janotha  the following telegram:  Will you, my delicious friend, present to  her majesty. Queen Alexandra, all my  best wishes for her- happiness that I form  for this blessed day which saw her birth?  I have made a toilet of flowers about the  portrait of tho queen In order to salute  this day of her birth. I embrace you tenderly. SARAH BERNHARDT.  This telegram, forwarded at once by  Mme. Janotha to the queen, is now one  of her majesty's treasures.  HOUSEHOLD   NOTES.  Magician of the World.  What Is thp engineer of tomorrow to  be? We have n suggestion In the enthusiasm for airships. The problem of  flight will ncvor bo solved by merely  mechanical means The man who files  won't he n man who merely hits to  turn on n valve or open a switch. He  will be a man who knows something of  what the resources of nnture are. He  will be a maglelan-In fact, a wlelder  of power.���������Magazine of Commerce.  Bereft.  No wonder on the sandy shore  Tho breakers wildly roam  And winds como up with sullen rosr~  Tho summer girl's gone homo.  ���������Washington Star.  Sad Case.  Stelln-DId she t*har������e desertion?  Bella���������Yes; he refused to iivo In the'  nuto.-New York Hun.  Back to Earth.  I wonder wlint we'll talk about���������  Of themes there'll be a dearth���������  I moan when \m> leave ut*roplnnea  And get right down to earth.  w",i/������������^i������n������������ pia>- r>a>r.  Emigrant Dumping.  Britain still regards the colonies ns  'dumping ground for her Irreclaimable  criminals. She no longer sends them  out In convict ships, but when she sees  n colony recklessly offering home nnd  sanctuary to nil comers she releases  her Jailbirds nnd covertly packs thorn  off to the new land.���������Melbourne Axe.  The Helpmate.  Tho author's young wife burst in on  him joyously.  "Oh, Milt," sho cried, "I know now  why tho magazine has returned nil  rour stories."  Milton Wlskar seemed to see light.  "Why Is it?" ho demanded, with  hopeful eagerness.  "It Is because you have nlwnys tasked stamps," said tho young woman. "Haven't you ever read tho no-  tlco on the editorial page which says  that no MSS. nre returned unless  itamps are inclosed.  Never stir a cake after final beating.  Beating motion should always be last  used.  It Is said that If a little borax is put  In the water it will remove fruit stains  from the hands.  It Is said that an occasional coat of  thin varnish will lengthen the life of  linoleum-or oilcloth and make It easier  to keep clean.  The result will be more satisfactory  If In cutting thin silk or a vailety that  frays If It Is placed between sheets of  thin paper and tho pattern cut through  paper and silk together.  The acid of rhubarb or gooseberries  is partially neutralized by the addition  of a pinch of baking soda while beinjf  cooked. This makes the fruit require  less'sugar and docs not affect th������  flavor.  Many women do not know that velveteen will survive and even be Improved by careful washing. Wash the  same as flannels, rinse In cold water  and dry near the fire with the right  side out. Iron on the wrong side or on  an extra heavy folded blanket  A simple cleaning preparation for  Ivory Is half of a lemon dipped In salt  A good rinsing in warm soapsuds will  remove traces of the scouring. Another method, more complicated, Is to rub  with a rag dipped In a paste made ot  sal volatile, prepared chalk and oil.  Leave to dry and brush off. with a  itiff brush.  Unshrinkable  Underwear  can't ravel.  It is knitted  by   machines  that lock every  stitch.    '  We stand ready  >  to give you a new  garment for any Sdnfield's  Underwear that ravels,  just as we will replace any  StanfieJd's Underwear  that shrinks.  Sizes from 22 to 70 inch  chest���������in light, medium  and heavy winter weights.  Your dealer will likely have  your ' ������ze md weight. If  not, he can get them for you.  STANFrer.ns rnrrrED  134  TRURO. N.S.  If everything else in the  house did its share of  the work as well as  Presence of Mind.  Pew possess tbe quickness of thought  md nctlon characteristic of the coster-  monger's wife who exclaimed, "Sho  laid I wasn't a Ioldy, sho did, and the  boxt mlnuto I 'ad 'er 'cad In tho got-  for."  Hardened.  Tom-I'm going to nsk yoar father  tonight for your hand. Tess���������But you  don't seem to bo a bit nervous, Tom-  No.   I've been both n life durance  Jgent nnd a book ca������-7'-der.���������Plck-Me-  very few women would  ' complain of the housework.  "Black Knight" does away  withthe everlasting  rubbing and polishing. It  shines quickly and the  hottest fire can't dull its  bright, fresh polish.  Always ready for use for  Stoves, Grates and other  Ironwork.  It's the best polish and the  biggest can for the money.  Bend dealer'* name and 10c  for full dire can If you can't  get "Ulsclc Knight" In yoar  town. 1  The P. F. DAUEY CO. lOUTED.  BABliTON. Ont.  ���������am  W.   N.'-.U.' No.   710.  \WMIM������mmimli*mmtt"'' TIIE    LEDGE,    GREENWOOD.    BRITISH    COLUMBIA.  ������^jm<&${&&m&m������������ffii^������^^%  era  s   for  0  fv  >3  Bracelets, Solid Gold, Si) to $75 each. Bracelets,  gold iilled, SI.50 to $10 each. Lockets, gold filled,  SI to SO each. Lockets, solid gold, 8<> lo Sl'2.50  each. Neck chains, solid gold, So.50 to $10 caeli.  Diamonds, Kings, Lockets, Brooches, etc., at any  price yon want. ' Phono OS  *~o  E, A, Black, the Jeweler ������  PHOENIX, J?. 0. ������3  ro  w  ������  o  o  :'-'i  ^ ** ^m       J^Tew   anc|   3eC0ncJ   |  a  &s  ti  ^  j  Hand Store  House  Sieves,  Kngs.  I'tt rn i Lure.  Carjiuts,  Furnishings  of ever}'   description.  Tinware,   Granitow'ire,   Glassware,  FAo.     Plenty of Guns and Ammunition for sale.  Special prices upon certain  lines of goods every week.  Inspect- our  stock  and   you   will   be   surprised   that  Greenwood    eiin    maintain    such   an   establishment.  &  8  ������  I  ��������� o  ������  ������  ������  ���������a  ft  U  77f������ LEDGE  Is published every Thursday at Greenwood, B. C , and the price is $5 a year,  postage free to all parts of Canada, and  Great Britain, To the United States and  other countries it is sent postpaid for  $?.50 a year. Address all letters to The  Ledge, Greenwood, B. C.  R. T. LOWERY,  PUBLISHER.  GREENWOOD B.   C,  NCY. 20, 1908,'  *  *3t  I at?  ra  fii  I  -.1  Gn-cinvood.    The most durable and stylish cutters, sleighs and  0.-. in the. Boundary.   Turnouts furnished witli or without  lay or night.    Praying to any part of  cari'ia  1  drivers.     Prompt service da*,  the citv or country.  Z������&8&2������3&g^&  ft.'-'  d>  b  $  p If  IX T FIE WI NTDS01l HOTEL. <  Kvery thing is of tlie best at this cafe, as we Lead while others-.  Follow. Tt makes no difference what you order���������steaks, chops, ,  eggs, bacon, ham, cutlets, chicken, etc., we have tlie high grade (  goods. No shut-down, and. no key to the door. Just-the place  to eat at any hour of the day or night. Drop in and introduce  the inner man to our gastronomical delicacies.  toward BUoore, Proprietor.  4  /J?2S3v^'3S������jE3J  HI  *5**  8  is  l,.'l  i (ill  U'!\  rleai  WJAJI  PHOENIX, B. O.  ippf'siie the Great Northern depot and is a delightful  ���������cri 'or ������'*c wc;iry traveler. Great veins of hot water  thion^li I he i-iitiie house, and bath 1001ns are al-  s ;it the K-rvice of thou* in search of material  diness. The dining room is an enemy to dyspepsia.  while Iheaitistie appointment of the liquid refreshment  makes the drinks go down like eating fruit in a. ilower  S garden,    The sample: rooms are the largest in themonn-  3 laiits  and   a pleasure  to  drummers  with big trunks.  I JAS. MARSHALL        -        -       PROPRIETOR  1 Beer, Porter, Soda Water  Are oiii' three Specialties.   Our new Brew  House  is   the   largest   in   the   Boundary.  Phoenix = Brewing = Co.  (Limited.)  I Tlie Pride of Western Canada. Phone 13S, Greenwood  WSS '.grara.CT^7?ng������wr>TOaB^  Is the best furnished hotel in the Boundary  district. It is heated Avifch steam-ana'  lighted by electricity. Excellent sample  rooms. The bar is .always abreast of the  times, and meals are served in the Cafe  at any hour, day or night.  McClung &  Goodeve,   Propr's.  The Arlington  jNTone  Lirj 11018  brum's  always  Copper St., Greenwood  but   the  best brandH of  and    Cigars.     Morning  and   evening   high-ballH  within' easy reach  of the  bark cop.    Nicely furnished rooms,  C. A. Dempsey, Prop.  TO   UUMMQUKNT  CO-OWA'JKKH-  To J. 1'. .Myers Gray [ami lo tho fislato nf llio  Into .Judf,o Lcamy, or Ui whomsoever tlioy  may havo transferred their Intorosts In tlm  Jenny Fraction Mineral Claim, situated in  Dead wood eiiinp, (Jrudiiwood   Alining III  vision of Vale District. II. (!,  You uro liuruliy notlfliiil flint. I Imvn i.*x;ikikIo(I  fl'iu ilium tlm uliovo triliicmU-lrilril. mid tliittlf.  within WKlnya from tlm (lato oT tilIh iioMi-n.yoii  mil or rifnsc to conirlliiito your proportion of  tho iiliovo, mentioned   Mini, itnKntlier with tlm  cohm of lulvnrtlKliiK yuur intnre.HtM In tho wild  I'litlm will lincaiiii! tlm propnrty of tho iiiidnr-  hIkihmI  under Nectlnn .1 of tliu  Mliioml Ant,  Ariinndmeiit Av.l, llncj,  Novonihur:.*-., HK18. JOHN LUOy.  A blue mark liere indicates that  your   Subscription   haa  become   deceased,   and  that tlie-editor   would  once more like  to  commune with  your collatera  Thk boycott is double-bitted and  cuts both ways.  Tin-; lumber business is expected to  revive about March.  ITuas in lar^e numbers are being  shipped from Chilliwack.  Thk mountain scenery of B. 0.  has the Alps backed into a Scotch  mist. - -  If you would tivoid..colds in the  bad old winter time do no wear too  much clothing, exercise'in theppen  air, eiit more, keep your window  open at night and quit making  love to tlie stove.  Tins is the age of appendicitis.  It is a disease thnt pursues the rich  and ghittons. The p������go. Hindus,  Jap, and Chink are almost immune  from this disetiss. Perhaps they  are 100 poor to aJYord an appendix.  Jnr Hawtiiokxtuwaitb says  that Socialism is becoming popular,  because three parson.-* worked for  his election. If Jim could cut hie  name down to TTavv, Thorn or  Waite the cause might thrive.  Envious    people    usually  young and in great agony.  die  TiiK-elitnato of the  Boundary is  the most glorious in Canada.  Advhutisino has  made the fortune of many a merchant.  Tijkijh is  even the L  good  in   every tiling,  JMBSBE������SS3S232S*SSSJ^SSES^^^S2BS^g!^SSa  --^���������^S.'^^ %���������*& -3, ^-^.^ Q ���������������S&*&*Z/to/>& 9 "^ifv^^^.-^. O -^������/���������a/^'Vfc.-$.-"������  ISi.hotuic   power  will   soon    be  taking the place of horses on farms.  Tin-: price of copper  more respectable than  summer.  is  a  little  it was last  Eating apples daily .will cure  the desire for booze and rejuvenate  the body. ^  Tun vote of  often dink the  litical solo.  the electorate*  will  most promisingpo-  I'v will be some time before we  have rural free mail delivery in the  Boundary.  Si 1* jour drinks and you will  seldom get drunk, is better advice  than lbca  option.  Local option is growing in popularity in this province, especially  amongst tlie druggists.  *  "TuE"(lepo'rtaiioir"6f"tire" "llintlns  from B. C. to Honduras will be a  blessing to i-:ll concerned.  A . ueaj.thv, well-rubbed and  water-splashed skin is the best  kind of underwear for the winter.  Cheek up. poor sinner ! A recent dispatch says that Satan has  been burned out of house and  home.  I3ii.lv Blow has bought a bakery in Chilliwack. Lie should be  able to make the best puffs in the  country.  Bkva.v is willing to run again if  the public desire for fourth time he  should try to sit in the presidential  chair.  Chew everything well that you  take into your upper tunnel, even  water, and your digestion will be  ever strong.  Bon Lvueksoll reflected a great  deal of the light from the fire  kindled by Tom Paine a hundred  years ago.  The man who can endure the  pangs of toothache without using  cuss words i������ already fit to vote in  the" New-'Jerusalem.  China lias in contemplation a  war with Japan. A revolution is.  also about due in the Flowery  Kingdom. The object is to overthrow the present government and  leplace it by one. more democratic.  Ai/nmiKiii portions of it are not  lit to be read aloud in a mixed  assemblage, tbe Bible is still the  deep well^ of English literature.  From its contents almost any kind  of ii poem, story or sermon can be  constructed.  Most men should not travel  alone. They should have a woman  with them in order to keep'tbein  straight. The majority of men  when they go away from home are  liable to get drunk or tangled up  with something that costs them  money.  'I'm: Slocan Mining Review has  issued a special number tliat is a  work of art and a favorable advertisement for the district. The people and scenes depicted are easily  recognized, and the publication alJ  round should be a joy to the Slocan and a sourco of profit to tlie  enterprising editor who caused its  creation.        :   Theee was a- local option convention at the coast last week. It  is not probable that a single one of  the delegates' has ever negotiated  a jug of sufficient magnitude to  compel him to tell the truth. We  have local option in B. C. at the  present time -individual option���������  the only option that allows' free,  dom to the individual, and the.  power vested in the community to  con troll the 'sale and restrain ox-  cess. Iu Ontario, where insane  fanaticism is rampant, and the  whole, country is dominated by idle,  illiterate and fanatical preachers  and disappointed old maids, local  option has been tried. First it was  the~JDiml'.;ir Act-;���������then-the- Scott  Act, and in the last three years  Local Option. All these measures  were similar in their results. The  liquor trade was simply transferred  from licensed retailers over whom  the community held the lash, to  wholesalers, druggists and others  who recognized.no authority. Under the. local option-"law now in  force in many municipelities in  Ontario the individval is allowed  to purchase in wholesale lots���������one  of the many weaknesses in the act.  ]f the Local Optionists are sincere  and wish to take the most effective  means for restricting the use of intoxicants, they should abolish the  treating system. This could be  done.by imposing heavy penalties  upon the person treating, the person treated, and the hotel man who  either gives awa}' a drink himself  or allows one person to purchase a  drink for another in his house.  With the exception of prohibiting  the manufacture or importation  of liquor, this would be the most  effective method of restricting the  use of intoxicants. Local option as  they have it in Ontaiio is a failure.  quart Combinations, $1.50; 2 quart  Fountains, SI.00. Fitted with  perfect nozzles and rapid flow  tubes, each bottle guaranteed to  stand 25 lbs. pressure ��������� 'Sent by  mail any place for 12c. additional.  Thomas Drug< amd Music Co.  Next door to postoffice.  TALLOWGRAPHIC NUSE  Bv.OlJH I/KASED  I/1KK.  .  Chan������hook, B. 0. Nov. 19.���������-  The Iterald reaffirms its political  independence, notwithstanding  slight lapses during the campaign.  Edmonton, Alta., Nov. 19*.���������  Duncan Marshall is not at all hopeful as to the future of Kootenay.  He believes the only fruit that can  be grown  successfully  there is-the  is   not   at  ballot-box.  The women with small feet and  the man called "daddy" for the  first time are the proudest people  one can meet.  The Kootenay Belle reigns supreme in many a camp. It is a  cigar that brings 'delight and appreciation wherever pmoked.  A gentleman is known by liis  chaste language and readiness to  help his fellow man.  Tn the houses that are thoroughly  decorated witlrwall paper the fuel  bill is not so large, and home life  more cheerful. See the latest patterns in wall paper' at  J. L Coles.-  General Merchants, Midway, B. 0.  Hay.and Grain always-  on hand. Sleighs and  Wagons and Implements  of all kinds carried in  stock. The,-very best  1 goods   at right-prices.  lemon.    The    climate  suitable for tho stuffed  Beavrudell, B. C, Nov. 13 (by  mail).���������After the ballots were all  counted here last evening, a very  enthusiastic celebration was held  over the. re-election of Mr. Jtoss.  K:\iiLSuui-:, Bruce county, Out.,  Nov. M.���������After an election you  should be able to pay than SO.  Back here we sold chickens for $10  each, after, prcaehin' Sunday before election.  Phoenix, B. C. Nov. 21.���������A.'  Megraw. Jfflli-y : Will you fight  with Ross rj lies'at 2,000 yards?  -riEI.LKY, \i. 0., Nov. 2.'!.��������� T.  Alfred Love: No; but will fight  wilh pitchforks, same, distance.  Koss rifle not safe at either end.  - Bad cooking, indigestion, -irritability, quarrels, separation ; this  is about the order of causes that  leads to many divorces.   .   -  Yon have along time to live yet.  Decorate your homes with pictures  from the New Arc Store. ���������.- '  BouoDAitv _Falls, B. C. Nov.  25���������Haven't noticed remains of  printer floating down.stream. Pair  crutches passed here yesterday ;  remains may a rive today. Jf  will Dlant as per instructions.  Some navvies in a railway carriage were-once in.loud conversation, swearing boisterously the  while.." One of them was especially  fluent. ���������'My. friend,"- said another passenger in shocked tones,  ���������'where did you learn to use such  language?" "Learn 1" cried the  navvie. "You can't lern it,  guv'nor. It's a gift, that's wot  it is."    Thc Western Canada Coal Co is  opening ii new coal mine at Blair-  more.  ,.  nelson, b. c.  wholesale,  dealers in .  Produce   and   Provisions  Frank Fletcher  Provincial Land Surveyor,  1       ~ ���������   - Nelson, B. C.  Tobaccos, Pipes, and all other  Smokers' supplies. Next door  to Pacific hotol.  J. P. FLOOD  so,  Pictures  from  New Art Store.  10 ees. up at the  The Gazette was shown a piece  of ice that may have been as old as  Noah. Tt was dugout of a bank  on the Similkameen river in one of  the railway cuttings and seemed to  form a cement for angular portions of rock. The graders met a  regular mass of it which they had  to diill and blast out like ordinary  rock.���������Tied ley' Gazette.  Men who -always vote straight  are responsible for-a lot of .crooked  politics. /   -  The Ledge will send a copy,of  Float to any address for 25  cents.'  Wicldowson, Assayer, Nelson, B. C.  Charlie and Hans Kicter killed  three' mountain goats near Keremeos last week.  The Columbia cigar is a' large  and free-smoking cigar. Tt is sold  in all mountain towns and made in  Nelson .     ���������  J. Anderson,  some time ago  been sentenced  prison men t.  who shot Layton  near Vernon, has  to 25  years'  ira-  The man who has not enough  public spirit to patronize home enterprises and institutions is scarcely  adapted to modern civilization and  should go away back iu the hills.  3-0 .O 3  EHOLT, B. C.  First-class    meals    and   rooms.  Railroad men, miners and  others  will find a pleasant home at this  hotel. ��������� The bar contains fragrant  cigars and the most popular beverages of the day.  N. LUSE, PROPRIETOR  I woio  NOTICE  3N01A/S  !iiiiiiniiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiii]iiii]iiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiii%-  UNT9NG  CONTRACTOR     I  ESTIMATES    I  GIVEN, j  Dealer in all kinds of Rough I  and Dressed Lumber, Win- I  dows,' Doors, Shingles, Brick, |  Cement, etc. |  Shop Phone, 65.    - |  " Lumber Yard Phone, 2G 1  MERCHANT TAILOR  Clothes Cleaned, Pressed and  Repaired.    Agent for  Blaine Bros*  -   Ordered Clothing.  ASSAYING  Gold, Silvur and Cupper, Each BOc  G, G.-WEST, 5:10 Kiclniida St.  VANCOUVER, B, C.  Pioneer  Hotel...  Greenrjaood, B. C  The oldest hotel in the city, and still  under the hiinie management. Rooms  comfortable, meals equal to anv in the  city, and the bar sppplios only the best.  Corner of Greenwood and Government  streets. '  J. W. JSlelson    (4  NELSON, B. O,  Now Under Old and Original  Management.  E. E. PHAIR   -   -   MANAGER  Hugh Graham of the Montreal  Star has been knighted. To have  refused the title would have proved  him a greater man.  . \Vn\- he mean, selfish and evil-  minded ? We do not even bring a  shirt into the world, and when we  leave it we do not need one.  Froai the number of shooting  scrapes recorded in the Eastern  papers we judge that the cent belt  is holding its own as a gun country.  Tin-: result of the election in  Kootenay was hard on the Liberal  paper in Nelson. In a week it  failed so much in size as to be almost unrecognizable.  Wiik.v the present generation  has slipped into the earth, New  Denver will probably receive its  crown as one of the greatest summer resorts in the world.  VVhVTEn is upon us, but we are  safe. We have three Greenwood  cords of wood on hand, and havo  survived three months without a  single bank ad in the paper.  The Toronto News says that  Laurier has become a professional  trader in race feeling, and appeals  to French sentiment with a cunning that is really wonderful.  Wk are still savages with a  slight coating of veneer. This is  plainly seen just after an election  when tlie winning side will dance  and shout like a lot of painted Indians who havtr just captured a lot  of hirsute appendages from the  enemy.  The city election is not far  dis-  distant and it is about  time to be  looking for suitable  material  for  next year.   Tn a  city  like Greenwood, dependent almost wholty on  the  men   who  work  in the mines  for its  trade,   there should be the  utmost   harmony   been   the   mon  and the  business  interests.    This  hnrmony can be assisted materially  by a broad-minded and progressive,  aldermanic board.    Very  little  of  the prosperity, of Greenwood depends upon whether a. plank is put  in the sidewalk on Kimberley avenue, a load of sand on gold street,  a 12-foot ladder for the fire  brigade, or the many other equally  weighty questions that occupy the  whole   attention   of   the   council  for three or four  huvrs every fortnight during the year.    These are  details that should  be- attended to  by   the  different committees,   in  committee, and their decisions as  tc the working out of these details  should   be   final.      Questions   of  greater moment to the prosperity  of the city should be discussed and  acted upon at the council meetings.  There aro many ways of bringing  trade to the city, and   of interesting outsiders in  the mining, lumber and agricultural resources of  tho   district.    Tho   ratepayers of  Greenwood  should reasonably, expect their mayor and aldermen to  occasionally look beyond the mere  details of hydrants,   water sprinkling, looso planks, etc.  Hot Water Bottles  and Fountain  ���������   v ���������    Syringes.  We havo a very heavy stock in  these lines and have decided to  offer them at prices that will make  them move, You can save about  half the prico by buying now. Two  and 2 quart bottles, 61.00; % and 3  KASLO HOTEL  KASLO B. O,  Is a comfortable home for all  who travel to that city.  COCKLE & PAPWORTH.  ���������j-SrGenllenieii, Do yen like your  clothes to Fit You? Suits and  Overcoats ������10 to 850, Tailor made,  to fit you. Union Label. Absolute and unconditional satisfaction  guaranteed. Ib costs nothing to try  WM. WALLACE  WINNIPEG AVE., GRAND FORKS  Ilcin-unl of Liquor I.Ivomho.  Tula* Nonce Unit I, M. W, Ludlow, of Donnro.  Intond applying to tlm .Smwrlntoiiilciit of I'ro-  vlnci-il I'olli'o. al tin; expiration of our inontli  from ilatc licivof, for 11 rnncwiil of mv lintel  "IIcciiho for tho prunildCH known n.*) tlm Windsor  Hotel nt Dcnorn, H 0.  Dated till* Kith day of Outoliur. lOiw,  M. W. LUDLOW.  fleLamatfketJ-lofcel  Is the home for all tourists  and millionaires visiting New  Denver.   .British J Columbia.  HJENHY   STEGE.   PROPR.  nriNKKAr. act  Certificate of Improvements  . NO TICK  '���������r.imlre'. "Vtnernl - Cloim.i   situate   in   the  Greenwood Mining Division of Yale District.   Whore located: At Camp MoKinney.  TAKB NOTICE that Samuel T. Larson. Free  Miner's Certificate No. H 1412-1, and   Alex  D.  MnoTntyre, Official Administrator of thc estate  nnd   effects   of   Filward   James,    deceased,  l-'roo   Minor's    Certificate    No.   B  931S2, Intend, sixlv days from date hereof, to apply to the  Mlnincr Recorder for a Certllicato of Improvements, fu  the purpose of obtaining a Crown  (���������rant o< the above claim.  AndfinMier take notice that action,  under  section   SI. must   bo commenced  before  the  issuance of such Certificate of Improvements  Dated thlR 18th day of October, A. D. 1008. .  S. T. LAUSEN.  ALKX. D. MACINTVRB,  Official Administrator.  GEO. P.  WELLS,  Proprietor.  llenowul of Hotol Lleenso.  Take Notieo that I. Jus. 'Henderson, of Dead-  wood, Intend nmilyiiiK to the Superintendent of  Provincial 1'olico, nt the oxplrntlon of ono  month from the date heroof, for a renewal of my  hotel license for.the promises known as the  AlKoma Hotel nt Doadwood.B. 0.  Dated this 2.1th day of October. 1W)8.  JAH. HENDERSON.  T.lijtior Mcoiixo Act.  Take Notieo that I, frank Doll, of Anaconda  IJ.O.,iiitonil applying to the Superintendent  oft'rovlnclal 1'olico nt the expiration of ono  month from tho ilatu hereof, for an hotel license  for tho premises Hslualo on Lot 7, Hlock 18, in  tho Townsite nf Anaoondn. U. (!.  Dated this llh day of November, Iikw.  KIJANK HELL,  ���������     LIQUOR LICENSE  ACT-  Notice Is hereby given thnf I, C. V. Semenid,  Intondnpplylim to the, License ('oininlfslmiers  for the City of Oieeiuvood, nt the. oxplratlan or  thirty days from tlm dnle hereof for a transfer  to Jfoy & Hoyercf tho llcimso now hhld by mo  In respect of tho piunilses known as tho Nalfoniil  Hotel, situate on Lois JH mill IP. Illoolf 7, Cower  Street, City ol (IruuiiWooil, IS. U.  October KH,I!X)8, 0. V. SEMEKAD  ltcncH-al of Hotel License.  Tako Notice thot I, J. W. O'Brien, of Anaconda, Intend applying to the Superintendent of  Provincial Polico, at the expiration of one  month from tho dato hereof, for a renown| of my  hotel llconso for Ihe premlsos known ns the  Vcndome Hotel at Anaconda, U. C.  Dated this ZDth day of Oelolicr. 1!)H8  J. W O'BRIEN.  nelson, B. ���������.  B. TOMKINS.I  Manager.  First-class in everything.  Steam heat, electric lio*ht,  private baths. Telephone,  in every room. Finest lava-  lories in 13. 0. First-class,  bar and barber shop.  'Bus meets all trains.  A Regular monthly meetings of  ^L^t Greenw'ood lodK0 No. 28, A. F_  /V* & A. M., aro held on the first  ThurHday in each month in Fraternity hall, Wood block, Government  street, Greenwood. Visitiug brothroii  are cordially inyited to attend.  JAS, 8. BIKNIK. Secretary,  Renewal of Hotel I.Icoiiho.  Tnko Noticctlm'tl, Norman Luso, of Eholt,  intond applying to the Superintendent of Provincial Police, at the expiration of ono month  from the date hereof, for a renewal of my hotel  license for llurprcmlses known as the Summit  Hotol at Eholt, B. 0,, and to ho transferred to  the premises known aa tho Northern Hotel at  Eholt. II. 0.  Dated this S3th day of Octobor, 1908.  NORMAN LUSE.  Honcwnl of Hotel License.  Tako Notlco that I, Siuni, A. Crowell, of Mid",  way. B. C, Intond applying to tho Superintend  ont of Provincial Pnlloo, at the expiration ot one  mon th from tho datohorcof, for a renewal of my  hotel License for tho premlsos known its  Orowoll's Hotol at Midway, II��������� 0.  Dated this swth day of October, lOnR  iSAML. A. OJIOWHXL.  IConowul of Liquor Llcenso.  Notlco Is hereby given that I, Oscar Hart-  miinii, of Anaconda, IJ 0,, Intend to apply to  tho Superintendent of Police,at tho expiration  of one month from the date hereof, for aro-  nuwal of my wholosalo liquor license for tho  promises known ns tho Sllvor Spring Brcwory,  situate nt Anaconda, II, 0.  Dated this liflth diiyof October, IDOfl.  OSCAR HAKTMANW.  WF     H/r   Greenwood Miners'  .  F.    lyL  Union, No. 22, W.  ���������  X ������   iT1# F. M., meets ovory  Saturday ovenin/r in Union Hall, Copper street, Greenwood, at 7:80.  Also in hall at  Mother Lode mino  Friday evenin/rs at 7:80.  GEO. HEATHERTON, Secretary.  Cbe Pacific IjoteL.  is undor the management of Greig*  & Morriabn. The Rooms aro Comfortably furnished,' nnd the bar contains the -best brands of wines,  liquorB and cigars.  Cbe Pacific #afe...  v  Is tho best-appointed Rostuurant in>  the interior of British Columbia..  The best cooks nnd moa'; attentive-  waiters only employed. Open all the-  time. V  Mrs. GitKia, Proprietress.  The Hotel Slocan  Three Forks, B. C, is the leading  hotel of the city. Mountain trout  and game dinners a specialty.  Rooms reserved by teltgraph.  HUGH Niven, Prop  i  VI  ������W3jwJ*������Dli������BW>������--~  KBtemmxammnm

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