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Motion Pictures.Stereopticon Viewsjllustrated Songs -  A TWO HOURS ENTERTAINMENT EVERY ^  MONDAY;, -WEDNESDAY - FRIDAY- AND,������  SATURDAY  EVENINGS ��������� AT  8-: 0\CLOCK. ,f  Complete Change of f rogram Monday and Friday.  . ADMISSION. ��������� Adults; 25c; .Children,   15c.,' ���������'  Suit Cases; Travelling Bags  and Trunks.   See the Line.  , You will save money by seeing  Ay  i  I  J  fr.  Windsor  ^-V i' ''        The-Windsor Hotel,is one of the best furnished  ���������~ -' '    '     hotels in the West.    It is located in the heart of  Greenwood and within easy reach of all the finan-  ���������>'" cial andt commercial institutions of the.Copper  , "-' Metropolis..   Heated with steam and lit by.elec-  ;. tricity. . Oomrnodiou'h sample rooms. -The bar is  "���������-" _      *~   replete'-"with;, all modern, beverages, and the'Cafe  -   ��������� '   never closes. ' Rooms reserved by telegraph.    v < r  The-Wirids6i:'HotenCo.1j ,' ^Er J. Carfcierj Manager  Passing Ttirorigj  Until you size up our Stock and Prices,  We carry a BIG LINE of ALL; KIND'S.  T. M. GULLEY & Co.,  . ."  . GREENWOOD,. B. c.  OPPOSITE THE.POST  OFFICE.-  PHONE  27.  The  Canadian  Bank  of Commerce.  SIR  EDMUND WALKER,  C.V.O.,  LL.D.,   P.C.L.,  PRESIDENT. '  ALEXANDER   LAIRO.  GENERAL   MANAGER.  Paid-up Capital, $10,000,000. Reserve Fund, $6,000,000.  Interest at tho current rate is allowed on all deposits of $1 and upwards in this Department. Careful attention is given to every  account.   Small deposits are welcomed. x  Accounts may be opened in tho names of two or more persons, withdrawals to be made by any one of them or by the survivor. Full  ' and clear written instructions as to who is to make the witndraw-  als should always be given to the Bank when opening accounts of  this nature.  J, T. BEATTIE, Manager.  Greenwood Branch.  TEMPERANCE  is all right if shorn of humbuggery.  Too much water drinking is just _  as injurious as too much liquor or j  anything else.  OUR PURE WINES  AND LIQUORS  are medicinal if not abused., Every  household should have a moderate  supply of pure wines or liquors in  the closet for emergency���������either  unexpected visitors or sudden illness, when a drop of pure liquor  in time may forestall all necessity  for drugs.  Greenwood Donor -Mpan-y-, Importers, greenwood, B. 0. |  19999999&*999999999999&9^99999&9999*9*Q999W8RM9&9  h,  Regular monthly mpotiniji'fi of  "*>i" W Orconwood loflgo No. 2d, A. 1'  f\f* & A. M., ������re hold on the flrnl  Thursday in each month in Fraternity hall, Wood block, Qovommont  street, Greenwood. Visiting brothreD  are cordially invitod to attend.  JAS, S.'HIJINIIS, Soorotnry,  .F.  Greenwood MInoi'B  Union, No. 22, W.  F M., mootfl ovory  Saturday evening* in Union Hall, Coji-  por street, Groouwood, at 7:00.  Also iu ball at Mother Lode mino  Friday evenings at 7 :fi0.  LESTER MACKENZIE, Secty.  A SURE THING  INVESTMENT.  Three first mortgages' on improved property in good location  in amounts of $800, $800 and $400.  A straight first mortgage���������no quibbles���������tbe amounts being less- than  25 per cent, of the valuation, interest paid half-yearly.  For further particulars address  EDGAR W. DYNES,  ,   ' . Care of Ledge office.  " P.S.���������Will be in Greenwood on  Dec. l'and 2, and would be glad  to meet anyone who might consider  such'an investment.  STOKIES  AT  CENT  LESS  THAN  APIECE.  In the fifty-two issues of a year's  volume The Youth's Companion  prints fully two hundred and fifty  stories. The subscription price of  the paper to Canada is but $2.00,  so that the stories cost less than a  cent apiece, without reckoning in  all the rest of the contents���������anecdotes, humorous Bbetcbes, the doctor's weekly article, papers on popular topics by famous men and  women. Although the owo hundred and fifty stories cost so little  they are not cheap stories. In  variety of soeue, diversity of incident, skill and truth in character  depicting, they cannot be excelled.  The Announcement for 1911, beautifully illustrated, giving more detailed particulars of these stories  and other new features which  greatly enlarge the paper, will be  sent to any address in Canada free  with sample copies of current issues. Every new Canadian subscriber receives free The Companion's Art Calendar for 1911, lithographed in twelve coiors and gold,  and if the subscription is received  at once, all tbe issues for the remaining weeks of 1910.  THE YOUTHS COMPANION,  144 Berkeley St., Boston, Mass  Our New Citizens.  The following took the oath and  were made British subjects at tbe  sitting of the County Court last  Tuesday : W. Frawley. C. Nak-  was, D. Lengi, M. Bukas, E Johu-  eon, M. Nyca, L. and P. Maiobuic,  N. Matfion, L. Gri, N. Coiide, M.  Koski, E. Heed. B. J. Coll id an,  A. Kelson, C. Favre, J. Ek, E.  Englebrecbt, D. McDougall, A.  Rysberg, R. E. Pemberton and P.  ZuizzeMi.  You can always get'a^sh supper  at the Windsor;   *  ; Last/Friday the sleighs began  running in Green wood. -  -Full line of Christmas Cards on  display at Coles' Book Store. *    '  Bob Robinson intends .to open a  harness shop in the near- future.  S. T. Matthews has bought the  Boyle biock in Phoenix for $2,400.  * The,Rawhide' is shipping 4,000  tons of ore a week to the smelter.  Thers are 15 men working at  the Athelstan and 180 at the Rawhide.  E. Jacobs of Victoria, the noted  mining writer, was in the city this  week. ������  - William Kilby,' a piano tuner,  died suddenly in Phoenix last Saturday, i  H. i Shaffer, superintendent of  the Midway coal mine, was in town  on Monday.  A brass' band is practicing in  Phoenix under the leadership of  John Finlay. ���������  ���������"'  Mrs Thomas Jenkins left "the  hospital on Sunday'and is now in  her own home. .'  Joe Armstrong has stocked  bis  ranch   at  Chopaka   with   several j  flocks of sheep/.  The four typhoid patients in  this city are out of danger aud rapidly recovering.  J. H. East was in-the city last  week and made an'examination of  the Argo tunnel.      t  M. W. Ludlow and Billy Meadows have bought the Council  saloon in Republic. ���������, ;  * At his studio in Greenwood, J.  H. James can take photographs at  any time, day ornight.  The railway contractors are  getting ready to establish a construction camp at Bull Creek.  The owners of the]Barb?ira claim  have donated the now rink company all the timber that is needed.  J. B. Holten has returned from  Los Angeles and,gone braking on  the Great Northern out of Phoenix.  .At Rock Creek, H. G. Tanner ie  confined to his house with a?severe  ���������fiotftrarv^ pleurisy and rheumatism.  C. S. Baker is paying a Visit to  the city after spending the summer  in the mountains around Beaverdell.  J. W. Nelson has returned from  Carmi, and reports plenty of activity between Midway and Bull  Creek.  ��������� The ladies, of St.' Jude's, Guild  raised 8325 clear by their bazaar  last Wednesday. The result is  very gratifying as it is the best for  years.  Automobiles can now be seen  whizzing around the local smelter.  Owing to their speed, they are just  the thing to carry dividends to the  patient stock-holders.  Waterman's Id eal .Fountain Pen  is the pen that has been recognized as a standard since fountain  pens were first invented. They  are sold by J. L. Coles.  On Monday, grading of the  ground for the new skating and  curling rink wa3 commenced. Tenders for the building of the rink  will be called for in a few days.  The Rebekahs, I.O.O.F. were at  home to their friends on Monday  evening and a large number availed  themselves of the opportunity of  spending a very enjoyable time.  The Curling Club has donated  the lumber of its old rink to the  new skating.- rink company. The  club is in favor of the bounpeil being  held at Grand Forks this winter.  Otto Jackson of Fife, came iu  this week with a load of fish from  Christiana lake. Several Swedes  from Greenwood have recently  staked farms near Jackson's ranch.  MiBS Moodie of Chicago, is attending her mother, Mrs. Smith,  at the hospital. Mrs. Smith's condition is slightly improved. She  cannot talk and is paralyzed on  one side.  Alex Stewart of Ebolt, was  thrown out of a rig last week and  had two ribs broken in addition to  a bad fracture of his right arm at  the elbow. He is resting easy in  the hospital.  Ernie Russell and Jack Lucy  have returned from a hunting expedition up the Kettle river. They  brought back three tame ducks  that they shot in a tournament at  Rock Creek.  '/On Monday afternoon a boulder  rolled down the mountain at Fisherman and'landed on .'the railway  just as the eastbound express whizzed along], It caused the engine to  jump the track,' but no"one was injured. /-'       '*     *,���������'_" >��������� ���������-*">'r-  - The_ Tennis Club will give a  dance in the Auditorium on St.  Andrew's Night, Nov. 30. "Refreshments will be served'in, the  hall at. midnight. ' Messrs. C. C.  Purdy, J. ,J. 'Ruction' and -H.  Browning are the committee,of  management.' .  A correspondent at' Penticton  says the hotel accommodation' is  poor in that town, and the grub  simply fierce to use modern slang.  He thinks that the butchers must  be working off on the hotels the  cattle that Tom Ellis first brought  into the couutry.  Greenwood is plentifully supplied with young hoodlums, who  delight in teasing Chinks, breaking  windows, and annoying the com-  muaity in other ways. The boys  should spend their surplus energy  in manly sports that do not annoy  or injure anyone.  At the inquest over Frank Sherwood, at , Ferry, tbe evidence  showed that he had committed  -suicide ,by "the chloroform route.  Years ago, the doctors told Frank  that he would only live to a certain  age, and, perhaps, that is what  drove him against the real thing.  D. H. McLean and others from  Spokane, inspected the Midway  coal mine-and Fremont property  this week. They are interested in  both properties and will begin operations upon the Fremont in January. At the Midway coal mine,  machinery is being installed and  other improvements made!  Western Float  *      ���������' . - *  99������999@98r������9me^}������������������^S99&^  will, soon have a drug  SHOOTING ACCIDENT.  Iene Tuyvassefe. and old country  Frenchman,  was hunting in, the  bush last Friday,  about 15, miles  from Westbridge.    While walking  behind   him   his   companion   fell  down  and  caused his Winchester  to   discharge.    The   30.38   bullet  went   through   Iene's   right   leg,  breaking both bones, and causing  a   daugerous   fracture.     It  then  lodged in  the muscles of his left  leg'and is still there.     They were  seven miles from  the I road when  the accident happened.    His, corn-  pan ion- carried Iene - on - his, back  for three miles and then was forced  to lay him down aud rufih on to  Deep Creek for help.    When he  returned  with assistance it  took  thc party nearly all night^to locate  Tene.    When found lie was nearly  dead from loss of blood, and upon  his arrival in Greenwood be was  pulseless.    He is now in the hospital in a dangerous condition and  may have to lose his right leg.  The unfortunate man is married  and about 30 years of age.  CITY COUNCIL.  The Council met .on Monday  evening.  Instructions were issued to have  Pat Fogarty taken to the hospital,  aud the health committee was ad-  advised to take charge of his case.  The sum of $25 was,voted for  covering the flume in block 97.  The followiug accounts were  ordered to be paid:���������One Fire  Alarm Box, $149.25; S. McConnell,  86.00; Boundary Creek Times,  ������6.00.  Adjourned until December 5.  Joe Raines was found dead in  his cabin last week, a few miles  from Hedley. Whiskey ai.d old  age were the principal causes of  making Cottouwood Joe take the  trail for the angel country.  W. G. Watson bas fitted up the  store formerly occupied by P. W.  George & Co., as a theatre, and  opens this week with a motion  picture show. He will give entertainments four times a week.  County-Court.  His Honor, Judge Brown held  court in Greenwood last Tuesday  and Wednesday, with the following  result: ;   -  Walker vs Norris & Megraw.  The damages were assessed at $100  and costs.  Wallace vs Kane. The plaintiff  was awarded 835 and costs.  Eales vs Methot. This case was  adjourned until December 13 in  order to get a jury.   ���������  The case of Tarquine et al vs  Lin berg et al was adjourned until  January 4.  ��������� Michel  store.    >  The jail at Trail is in an unsafe  condition.-       ��������� , ' .  A new liquor store is being built  in Coleman.,.  Coal Creek is troubled with dim  electric lights.   '  The Boy Scouts are being organized in Creston.*  Several more cottages are being  built in Blairmore.  East Kootenay. will soon have  another newspaper.  Tho C.P.R. has finished its new,  depot at Blairmore.'   '  There are 225 mon working in  the coal mine at Corbin.  A townsite is being laid out '30  miles east of Aldermere. '  At Blairmore,400 barrels of cement are,produced daily.  The Monarch sawmill at Savona  has closed for the winter.  In southern Alberta the wheat-  fields never looked better.  Rossland is troubled by joshers  ringing in false fire alarms.  , In the towns of the Crow's Nest  Pass 14 languages are spoken.  Six Italians 7rom Spokane were  recently-deported at Rossland. , .  In Dawson, Bishop Stringer has  built an addition to his house.  In one day in Fernie nine loafers were arrested by the police;  This year, 107,800 acres in Alberta are planted in'fall wheat.  A concrete building seven stories  high will soon be erected in Rupe.  The new opera house at Blairmore will be opened,at Christmas.  The tennis court at White Horse  has been made into a skating rink  * This year, 8887,000 worth of  sugar beets were rassed in Canada.  George McDonald is moving his  shoe shop from Ashcroft to Merritt.  Piles 90 feet long are being used  in the railway wharf at Port Mann.  In Victoriathere are over 7,000  names upon the municipal'voters  list. '. ,       '  In-all Canada, this -year, the  potato crop is only worth 835,000,"-  ������00-.'". ".'���������" "' ��������� <  *.-:":;'..  * During the winter the.mines.adjacent to Stewart will employ 250  men. "  After living over half a century  in Victoria George Hargraves is  dead.  At Salmon Arm the blacksmiths  charge 65 cents for new single  shoes.  Mrs. Mary McManus has sold  her laundry in Stewart and gone  south.  In Vernon this fall bounty money  has been plentiful' for owls and  coyotes.  ��������� ' ���������     -  There are 22 children attending  school in the new mining camp of  Stewart.  Many of the hotel men in Trail  and Rossland were not born in  America.  J. Sargent of Lethbridge, has  been appointed chief of police in  Coleman.  James Plester of Seattle, has  re-opened the Kootenay ' cafe in  Rossland.  The Kootenay Central has made  its grade survey 25 miles north of  Fort Steel.  Mrs. Charles Dundee and family  have moved from Roesland to Lis-  burn, Ireland.  It costs 6 cents a pound and  more to freight goods from Hazelton to Telkwa.  Upon the last day for receiving  - The first bricks made*in 'Merritt  were burned out'lastM,week.'"\The  capacity of theplant'is 8,000 bricks  daily.   ,r . ,,, ,.\,  -��������� ;,-_.;..,; ,,_.; ������.  . The new Sanitarium hotellereeted  at'Frank by the Canadian Coal-Co.  has 65  bed-rooms   and���������22 -batti--'  rooms." i '   **  w ���������       ''"/���������   ':*''""-'..  -During the first two'weeks <of  this month 16 new house-V/com-  menced construction in North Van -  couver.        ,     . ���������        ��������� -,   ,'.*   *.,.;_.  ��������� This year ten miniog properties  near Hazelton have been bonded  for sums varying from-$15,000,.to.  860,000. ' ' - '. ���������;' ,'."-'*>���������������  - A power plant will.be put in on,  the Elk river at Elko, that rwill be  equal to the big plant at 'Bonning-  ton Falls. - '     ���������'.".'  , About six  miles   from   Frank, "  $7,000 has^bcon expended in  the  prospecting of several iron" claim's  in that vicinity. "   , t  The Scott Act will-be voted upon  in Prince Rupert upon- December.  22. _ No matter how it goes Rupe  will 3till be wet.  Although sometimes printed ,in  eight languages, the Slavek ,Can-.  adie,    printed   at   Coleman,, has-  ceased publication. * .-��������� *���������  4 Ralph Smith wants a large mod-"  em dry-dock built at Esquiuialfc  and will put the proposition before  the House in Ottawa.   -     , - .... *\.  A printer by the name of Lezin- _  sky,  shipped out* of Rupe,  after -  passing bogus cheques'upon Martin  O'Reilly and otherd.'- *    '   '���������'*;>*-.  There is a boom iu seal estate;in  Victoria.     The Driad,hotel prop--  erty was recently sold. for, a little  over $3,000 a front foot.   -, * >   V'  Two male infants, about 20 years  old,  were recently'fiued "82   and  costs for  handling firearms . in"'a   ,  reckless manner at Blairmore.  Hazelton is, the greatest, pack-  train town iu the world.   rDuring.  the quiet days'of winter it is also a',  western miniature of Monte Carlo!  - The first accident has occurred  on the railway at Stewart.    Joe  Tremblay, the conductor,-was killed by a freight car running over *  him.     -    - ��������� '        ���������       '     '.'���������;'?���������  A detachment of mounted police -  arrived in .White Horse this month  from Athabasca Landing.;   They  were six months-making the trip, a *  distance of ,1,700 miles.- r--,,.. ,-,- -  "A. C. Garde was in-Los Angeles r  this month  investigating "a   new;  .chemical_mining jprocessl*, HeJ'isV  now general manager at the'Sand:"''"  hurst Gold Mining Co., on Graham  Island.      , , -   ,.���������,-,    V - ,., .-  In a recent raid-upon, the-Mule,"-";  a gambling^joint in Sealy, 'near   ���������  Hazelton," the police arrested-11  men.    They were nil fined from  820 to 8100 each with the exception'  of Alex Boyd.    He was drunk and  asleep when gathered in,  and  the  judge only taxed  him 815.    The  sum of 8123 found  on the poker  table,   together   with   the   chips,  sleepers, etc.', were confiscated * by  the authorities. '���������'  *    *:  .-> .'  A Use For " Pinafore."  President McRea, of the Pennsylvania railroad, in his study of  ail classes of men who are under  him, entertains a great admiration  for the Irish foreman of a gang of  laborers who weut to any lengths  to show his men that he was the  real boss. One moruing this foreman found tbat his gang had put  a hand car on the track without  his orders.  "Who put that han' car-r-r on  the thrack ?" he asked.  "We did, sor," one of the men  answered, respectfully.  "Well," he said shortly, "take  it off ag'in."  The laborers did so with some  difficulty.  "Now," said the fore*xan,  it on ag'in."  'put  There are too many weather eyes  for any amount of weather. ���������  ���������  Don't keep people waiting. Thoy  have good memories for lost time.  taxes,  Victoria took in'8190,000  for that purpose.  Recently a 15 year old mountain  goat was shot in the hills near  North Vancouver.  During October the Farmer's  Exchange shipped 56 carloads of  fruit from Kelowna.  One of the leading merchants  and greatest advertisers in' Blairmore ie a Chinaman.  Thomas McMahon, one of the  old*timers of Revelstoke, died in  tbat city this month.  It is reported that Mr. Hanson  bas sold his hotel and the townsite  of Wasa to the C.P.R. .       muneration of $10> t0 road a bllrial  The water rates in Pnnce Rupert Service over tho plastered remains,  have been raised. Rain water is. q.,^ ,a crowd gathered iu the  still the same old price. I graVeyard and many of tliora wore  For the government, J. Fred ! unable to,keey their countenanceH  Ritchie has charge of the street straight when this young fello\v������  | without so. much as a suspicion" of  I a sin ill1,-proceeded to read an, act  1 of /'Pinafore" at .tho, .side of the  i open grave. \ It was"all the' i-aiue  it������-, the Chinamen,' who wore 'perfectly satisfied.'/  >���������   '  ��������� , \  Harry Brook tells the following  about about an episode in. Pinal,  Arizona, 30 years ago:       - : ,   ,,,  "Soon after I,arrived in camp  there was a shooting affray in the  Chinese quarter. Two Chinese  merchants were badly shot up.  There was" no physician' in . the  camp. In Arizona.people seldom  die, except from lead or alcohol-  There was, however, a druggist!  who of course^ was called '' Doc."  In Arizona in those days every  druggist, or chiropodist,, or vendor  of eye-glasses was a '.'Doc,'.' and  every half-baked lawyer was. a  "judge." ��������� This man knew as  much in regard to the human body  and its functions as a cow knows  about astronomy. He was called  to attend on the Chinamen, whereupon he proceeded solemnly to  paste large pieces of stickiug plaster  over their gaping wounds. Naturally they soon gave up their respective ghosts.  "These Chinamen wore quite  well-to-do, and their compatriots  determined to give them a proper  send-off, 'a la Americaine.' There  was in town one of those young  college graduates who had wandered a long way dowu the Rum  Road to Ruin. At present his  chief occupation was hanging  around bar-rooms waiting to bo  invited to take a drink. He was  engaged by the Chinese, for '������", re-  has  The  improvements at Stewart.  The skating rink in  Fernie  been leased for two years,  rent for that time is 82,500.  Billy Purcell was seriously hurt  by falling dowu a chute in the  Centre Star mine at Rossland.  Billy McAdams, formerly of  Sandon, is publishing a paper in  Edmonton that he calls Capital.  A Poultry Association x has been  formed in Rossland. It ,will probably make a study of golden eggs". .  The used key is alwayjl bright.  What nselesb reinforcements aro  those who "come but to,help cry  ovor the troubles that are'post.  , Few millionaires think of/thfiir  money more than;,thO! people' wllO,-  are trying to got a hack at it.,;.;     ''.  V ''   a.? > l"
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and Omens to Which the
Sailor Grimly Clings.
Superstition and a Guilty Conscience
Proved Too Much For the Norseman ��� A Bucket of Water That
Stopped a  Mysterious Wailing.
It is a well known  fact that In the
past  the sailor was among the most
superstitious of moitals, and i'vou in
these   enlightened   days   tht*re  are   u
goodly number of old salts who cling
tenaciously  to  their belief in  certain
signs and portents     Some, no doubt.
of these superstitious liave  vanished
altogether  inio   (he  Umbo  of  forgotten things, but there will always be a
credulou.s   few   who  will  shake  their
heads solemnly and prophesy dismally
If a knife is stuck in (lie mast or an
albatross or a  stormy   petrel   Is captured   and   brought   on   board    The
origin of some of these superstitions
cannot be traced    Many of them liave
been handed down from father to son
for a great  number of years,  with a
touch probably added here and thore.
turning a coin |>n rat holy ordinary story Into n welul and mysterious legend
The Finn   Is  tlio most  superstitious
of all sailors    There aie- many of this
race who still believe In tlie ominous
portent ol Ihe phantom ship, the folly
of starting a voyage on a Friday in no
tion by no menus conllned to seafaring
men),   Ihe   low   burning   blue   lights
which arc ghost spirits hovering near
to give warning of approaching disas
ter   and   many   other   tilings,   all   of
Fill the sailor's mind with murmurlnga
And speak to him of wrecks.
A story is told of a brignntine which
numbered several extremely superstitious men among her crew. One night
when there was no moon and a slight
ground swell "wus running the watch,
who happened to be the most superstitious of them all. heard an unearthly wailing coniiug apparently from the
very surface of the sea. Ihe mate aud
the helmsman also beard it. but the
former lacked imagination, and, although he was certainly interested, he
nearly blew the watch's head off when
he ventured to suggest mermaids. The
helmsman did not feel quite happy, but
he had to stick to the wheel. The
watch was pale with terrov, but he
kept silence owing to the mate's complimentary references to bis courage
and abilities. Slowly the sound began
to move along the ship's side, becoru
ing more and more agonized as il approached. This annoyed the male, and.
going to the side of the vessel, he wail
ed until he had located tlie sound and
. then emptied a bucket of water ovei
the rail. There was a gnsp, then dead
silence, and nothing more was heaid
that night.
When the watch went off duty he ot
course gave a--detailed and  lurid hc-
count of the incident to his shipin-i'es.
who listened, ns he thought, in n���*��'���,
silence and then called on one of Jhe
audience for his version of tne matter
This  man.  a   Tyue-sider,  who  dearly
loved a joke and   had  no respect at
all  for  hoary superstitions,   had  con
epired with his fellows to play a trick
on ihe watch.    Ou the night in question he had crept over the bows with
out  a  sound,  carrying  with   him  the
ship's cat secured in a bag.    Crouching under the stays, Ihe joker let the
cat's head oui of ihe bag, wliich he tied
round   the   mil mill's   neck  so   that   it
could not escape,   lie then applied his
teeth to the unfortunate animal's tail
Everybody knows the fearsome sounds
an angry cat Is capable of producing
and those to which a cat whose tail is
being bitten gives vent are amoug the
most   hair   raising.     The   sound   was
more or less  regulated  by sipieeriug
the luckless beast's body.   Tbe mate's
bucket of water was as unwelcome as
unexpected and caused the Tyue-sioVr
to beat a hurried retreat.
Not only is the origin of many sea
superstitions "wropt in mystery,'* but
also any logical explanation of cause
nnd effect. It, would puzzle any one to
say why it should be unlucky for the
ship's boy to whistle on the weather
bow. except that it Is generally unpleasant from a music lover's point of
view for a boy to whistle on any how
at all.
On one occasion superstition and a
guilty   conscience   caused   n   pructical
joke to have fatal consequences.    The
Incident arose through oue of the sail
ors. a Norwegian, boxing the ears of
the ship's boy for the aforementioned
crime of whistling on the weather bow
Not unnaturally the boy was annoyed
and determined lo pay the Norwegian
out.    Aided   by  two other sailors,  a
white shirt and some string,  a   very
piesentable  '���ghost"  was in-ranged  in
the foc'sle ou the ulght the Norseman
was on wiiicb.   lie was to be allowed
only a glliup.se of tho "spirit" on entering the foc'sle, and It was I lien to vanish from view, being jerked by mentis
of a string underneath the bunk of one
of the Jokers.    IS very thing was ready,
and the three voiisplrnlors lay in their
bunks awaiting their victim     Unfortunately Hie.v all fell asleep, lo be slid
denly awnkcui-d  by a  loud cry   from
the  Norwegian     fie stood  gn/.lng at
the "ghost." the dim light shed by the
lump falling on his ghastly fare    The
three   weie' ahuui   lo call out   lo  him
when he snoke.   "No. no," he cried. "I
did not mean to kill you, Morgan! Oh
mercy, mercy.'" And he rushed niadlj
from the foc'sle Ten Hied, his ship
mates followed hlin. bin as they reach
ed the deck they saw the Norwegian
throw himself into the sea.-Loudon
A  Flourishing Concern Which   Issues
Coins  for  Many  Dependencies.
Tlio leeently published report of tho
ovulations ot the British mint during
.Dull brings that concern to the atten
.ion ol thc public. Like most busi
.leases that move along smoothly and
aiiow a piulit, the loyal mint is but
ultle heard of oiunianly. H is a flout-
.=iuiig LoiKCin; only aix times 111 tho
.jot 08 yeius have its expenses ex
..ceded its icceipts, and only once,
-.nice; lro2 has a elelicit occuned It-
.jionU, it is tme, show extiaordinaiy
uitu.ilioiis, but 111 the tfS-yoai perio'l
t has had an avenge net annual pro-
it of ntaily "pl.aju.ijOO.
'J he mint issues coins not only for
ureal JJntaiti and Ireland, but for the
Jhannel  IsiiucU,  [or British Guiana
.or liiitioh  IluiuiuiJs, tor Ceylon, tor
.-.ast   Allien   and   Uganda,   tor   New-
louiuiland, loi JNige.ua, for the Strai'.-
outllciiieiits, and lor other British col
ouks anil dependencies.   In addition
tiieiu aie  the Calcutta  mint and  the
lioinlM*.   limit for   India,  the Ottnwu
mint   lor   the. Dominion   of   Cana.la
.md  tile  new Austialian  mint,  all  ot
which have direct  iclatioiis with the
i.onclon  hijuquui tero.
How little curiosity is displayed by
the lintish public 111 this gieat money
making concern may be mfeiicd from
l(io fact that it was visited by only
0,71'J, persons during 1909, even this
ugur'c being slightly above the aver
i.ge. 'J he Biitis.ur evidently take-i
mis depiutnient, as he takes so many
otnur executive bodies, largely ou
11 Uot.
at   the
Will'amstowu, Ont., July 27th, 1908.
"I suffered all my life from Chronic
Constipation and no doctor, or remedy,
I ever tried helped me. "Fruit-a-tives"
promptly cured me. Also, last1 spring
I had a bad attack of BLADDER and
KIDNEY TROUBLE and the doctor
gave me up but "Fruit-a-tives" saved
my life. I am now over eighty years
of age and I strongly recommend
"Fruit-a-tives" for Constipation aud
Kir*uey Trouble".
50c a box, 6 for #2.so���or tri.il box, 25c
���at    dealers   or    from    Fruit-a-tives
Limited, Ottawa.
A Generous Village.
They are a generous people in
Limavady, Ireland. A few weeks
ago the workhouse schoolmaster arrived at the.ietiring age and it was
felt th.it the time had come to put a
younger and more energetic man in
his place. The old man had served
the community well- for over thirty
years at . the magnificent salary ot
��150 a year, in addition to which he
had his meals .in the workhouse, ���
which was estimated at being worth
about $100 a year more, so it was felt
that he was entitled to a pension on
which he might end his days in comfort. .   '
The guardians held a special meeting to discuss the matter and with
rare generosity fixed the old schoolmaster's pension at $2G a year. The
munificence of this action will be
understood better when it is mentioned that the same board estimates
that every pauper in its workhouse
costs it about $GU a year to maintain.
Willi truly amazing ingratitude the
old man reiused rather rudely to accept the pension, and said that he
would prefer returning to the workhouse even it in another capacity to
that in which he had adorned it so
long. ' .
Miracle of a  Bath Sponge.
Henry Savage Landor, at one time
a captive of the Lamas in Tibet, tells
the following adventure:
'"ihe lamas had got hold of my bath
sponge, which was dry and pressed to
great thinness by a heavy weight
which had rested upon. Throwing it
from them, it fell in a little pool ot
water. I addressed the sponge in English and with any words that came
into my head, pretending to utter incantations.
"The attention of the Lamas and
60ldieis was quickly drawn to this unusual behavior on my part. They
could not conceal their terror when,
as I spoke louder and louder to the
sponge, it gradually swelled to its normal size. The Tibetans, who at first
could hardly believe their eyes, became panic-stricken. There was a general stampede."
Eighteenth Century Dandies.
In the early part of the eighteenth
century it was a common thing in
London for a man of fashion to spend
several hours a day with his valet,
among-the many quaint operations being "the starching of the beard and
the proper perfuming of garments, tin
painting of the face and anointing
with oils, tinctures, quintessences an J
pomatums." It is even said that some
of tlie dandies of the time bathed in
wine and milk "for the preservation
of their complexions and Ihe rejuvenation of their energies."
Great Literature That Has Been Prepared Just For the Little Ones.
Kobeit Southey, once I'oet Laureate,
wrote many  long,  dull  poems'which
he   imagined   were  immortal   masterpieces, but which aie to-day as dead
as tlie dodo    Had ho not written one
or   two   short   i>ociiis   to   please   his
children, scarcely a line of his poetiy
would   now   ba   road.    But,  as   luck
would have it, lie took his boys anil
girls one day to see the Falls of Lo-
dore,   near   Keswick,  and   when  they
returned they asked him   to write   a
poem   telling   now   tne   water' came
down.   He did it, and it has pioved
the most enduring and the most distinctive  thing  lie   wrote.    Another  of
his    poems,   ilesi rvedly   .remembered
and quoted, is  "The Uattle of Blenheim, ' uegi.uiiiig witn ine MCil-l:iiowii
lines,   "it   was   a   suinmei   evening-
Old  Casper's  work was done."    This
also  was written for his children, as
was also "The lneheape BelL"
Though  "filgi nnjs  j/rogress," as re-
'.gards its first paiC was written primarily as au occupation to relieve the
monotony   of    iicuiord    Jail,    wheie
John Bunyan was lodged on account
of his Nouconforiuity, yet it may  be
truly said tnat tho sjw-nd part���evci
the children's favorite on account of
the boys and girls it talk about, and
especially on a<_<_ouut oi Ureatneart���
was   written   because   Bunyau's   children  demanded  it.    Ho used to read
Christian's  jour.icy   to   his   wife  and
children   whgii   t.ioy   visited   nini   ii.
prison���for his regime  was not  over
strict���and tney were quite disconsolate at thc thou<j'it of Christiana and
tlie children beiiii* leit bel.ind in th\.
City  of  Destruction,  and  gave  theii
father no rest until he had piomiscJ
to take them on pilgrimage also.
Everybody knows that Lewis Car
roll, the author of "Alice in Wondoi
land,' 'vas an Oxford don���Kev. C. H
Doclgson���ancl^ that he looked more
like the high-and-diy old iiiathemati
cian he wns than an entertainer oi
children. Yet he had certain child
friends, and to tiiiso on Uii.ir country
walks he told thc "Alice" adventure.-
which he afteiw arils made into-a
book. But had it not been for the
importunities of" the children this
great masterpiece .wouM have died
The learned don thought nothing ol
it. Nevertheless, it will keep his name
alive as long as the English language
is spoken.
"iwib and His Friends" is a classic,
but it was written not for the grownups who delight in it to-d.iy, but foi
children. Dr. Jo'.ui Brown, of Edinburgh, the autlioi of this delightful
book, was a lover of dogs and chil
dren. "liab" was his best-loved dog.
and the book mainly consists of a re
cord of his doings���liis sagacity, hi*
faithfulnpss, his love. It was only
meant to amuse the children, but i!
has proved a masterpiece which tin
world will not willingly let die.
Some Rare Feats of Experts
Natatorial Art.
"And when aie you going to swim
the Channel again P" a society lady
asked Captain Webb, shortly after
his historic tent. "Never, madam,"
answered the hero of the hour, with
a bow; "it is the ladies' turn now."
And. a generation later, it really
seems that, if ever the gallant Webb
is to have a rival, it will have to
be a woman; for since his day a
dozen men have wrestled with the
Channel and havo always come off
"second best."
Thirty years ago there was one woman���or rather a girl���who might
conceivably have swum the Channel
under favorable conditions. Once she [
swam twenty miles'" in the Thames
in 6 hours 25 minutes; and, again,
she covered ten miles in the excellent
time of 2 hours 43 minutes; but Miss
Agnes Beckwith had no ambition to
try conclusions with" such a formidable opponent as the English Channel.
Other doughty Naiads there were,
too, of that day���Miss Emily Pinker,
who swam nine miles in the Thames
in 2 hours 2-11-2 minutes (a feat of
which any man might have been
proud); and Miss Dick and Miss Lizzie Gillespie, who thought nothing of
swimming half-a-do-zen miles or more
111 a choppy sea But 111 their wildest
flights of ambition not one of those
Indy-swiinmors of the 'seventies
dreamed of emuliiting Captain Webb.
Their success s of to-day, however, nro no loiifjei afraid to challenge, mini's siipiemncy even 111 11
spoit which requires more strength
of muscle and power of enduiaiice
than any other. How splendidly
they 111 c succeeding was proved a
short time ago 111 a swimming race
fiom Biooklyn to Coney Island, a
distance of thiitren miles. In this
race, for which thirty of Ameiica's
strongest male swimmers entered,
the second nnd third places were
taken by two girls, of seventeen and
eighteen respectively, one of whom
was within a few yards of snatching
victory fiom the winner. As it was,
they were able to "show tlie way"
to twenty-nine of their masculine
It is not lorn* since Miss Lilv
Smith, the eighteen-year-old captain
of the Tottenham -(Eng.) Ladies'
Swimming Club, attempted to heat
Captain Webb's record of eisht hours
for the twenty-mile swim between
Dover nnd Kanisgnte.
Although Miss Smith, owing to the
rough sea, was obliged to turn back
when within two miles of Ramsgate,
she"completed her twenty miles in
the remarkable time of seven hours.
Miss Littlewood, a hospital nurse,
performed a wonderful feat some little time ngo, by swimming from Sun-
bury to Kew, Eng., a distance of sixteen miles, in eleven hours. Miss
Claire Parlett, ��� a Kingston, Eng.,
young lady, has covered thirteen
miles in eight hours and n half; and
many other ladies���almost all quite
young girls���have performed wonderful aquatic feats.'
But all these performances, highly
creditable as they are, pale into insignificance before those of Mine. Ica-
cescu, who thinks no more of a
tliirtyrmile swim than most men- of
a mile. Some years ago this doughty
lady actually swam forty-eight miles
in the Danube, and was so fresh at
the end of her long journey that she
Like Picture, Like Subject
Eastern Aitist (in westein log cab
in)���YUiose pictuie is this? '
"My husband's."
"It is hung  with fatal effect."
"So was my husband."
Minard's Liniment Rolieves Neuralgia
When He Put on His Hat
Bumpus  (yawning  at, Ji 45  p.m.)���
Time wait, on no man.
Miss  Wiggly���I don't blame il.    ft
'*   1.   A Good  Hair Restorer
Victim���"If youi hair restorer is   so
good, why is it that   you   are   bald
youiself'" 1 _ -   .
Baib'or���"Well, sir, once I had a
vciy big oider for la lies' plaits, and
to execute it 1 u,ecl some extra doses
of my rostoicr _ovor my huh- and got
half-a-dozon long p.nitsj-fiii. But it
chew/all the hair out'ot my cunst.tu-
tion, Sii\"
Used according to diiectlons, J. D.
Opening for;the Purist^
Doctoi���Kaw'CeowV milk" is ' better.
for children than bo.led. -*:��"    *
liigubtow Dad���Good.-,) We   won't 1
have to boii*'Bossio.     '   ��*��� t    '-    -/
All mothers can put-'away anxiety
legarding tneir ^suiieiing children
wnen" tney have Mother .Graves'
Worm Exterminator to give relief.}lts
eltects ure sure and  lasting.       ���*-' j
would  lose"lots of sleep iPit  waits Kf^b'B^ ^seUoiy^Oordial   will  af-
on some people 1 know. V^*1 ���*,1,of  ,u   i]}c. ��'q��t  ncuto  form
11 of summer complaint.   Whenever the
English Freemasonry lias two London Weeklies and one illustrated
monthly clevoled lo its inteiests.
M.s/E. E. Siinfortl, Invefniy, 'Orit.,
writes���"My baby was sickly for
over a week with bowel and stomacli
trouble and cried night and clay. Nothing 1 did helped her in the least till
1 began giving lu-r Baby's Own Tablets. They helped baby light away
and now she is a big hcaluiy' child
with fine rosy cheeks. The Tablets
are eeit-iinly a wonderful medicine
and 1 recommend -them to all my
Liencls who "have children in the
house."       ...,",
What Bale's .Own Tablets" have
done for Airs. Sanford's baby they
done for thousands of other'little ones,
simply because they go to the root
of so many childhood ailments���that
.s, they drive all impurities from the
stomach and leave , it ��� sweet' and
healthy. Sold by medicine dealers.or
by mail at 25.cents.a box from Trie
Dr. Williams' Medicine Co.,' Brockville, O.-t.
attack manifests itself no time should
be lost 111 seeking the aid of the Cordial. It will act immediately on the
���jtomnch -and intestine-, and allay the
irritation and nain. A trial of it will
convince anyone of .the tuith of these
The gold output of Australia con- -
tinues to decline.
First Piisoner���What kind of a time
did you havo in the police couit this
tnoinmg? - -  -
, Second Prisoner���Pine.
-���   Your Druggist Will'Tell You
Alurine^ Eye " Remedy relieves -Sort
liyes; ''Strengthens Weak Eyes,
Doesn;t Smait, Soothes Eye Pain,
and sells for 50c. - Try Murine in
Vour Eyes and in Baby's Eyes foi
Scaly Eyelids and Granulation.      ". 1
Nurse���Doctor,.a sponge is missing,
possibly you sowed.it up inside the
patient. "
Eminent Surgeon���Thank you,
mind me to,.aud two guineas''to
bill for material.
l.One of the best'examples''of how to"
end letters incorrectly ig that of- a
soldier who wrote-home to his wife
the following . sentence, without -a"
single stop or comma: "May" heaven
cherish and keep you from yours affectionately John Don.".
SuJokly stops coughs, cures colds, heals
>���  throat and lungs'. ���  '���   ���  85 cants.
could  "asily,  so   it was   so,".*-', ukag9
r, t   tr% HI-sT!,\f   S
An Unofficial Greeting.
She had looked on, with wide, won
dering eyes, while a more fortunate
maid, in the fluffy, beribboned, spotless whiteness so dear to all daughters of Eve, be they big or little, gave
the Premier of the Dominion, a beautiful bouquet of roses. She had seen
him stoop and kiss her. Then she
separated herself from the cheering
crowd. She strayed tc a spot in the
prairie where she knew they were. She
gathered them herself, a little ill-
assorted bunch of wild weed blossoms
Then she edged her way back through
the throng. She had almost reached
him as he moved away when a bodged
committeeman stopped her. He took
her by the fleeve of her patched print
dress and thrust her bock. Tears
sprang to her eyes.
Suddenly the' Great Man stopped.
He had seen her. He stepped towards
her, and the officious committeeman
released his hold.
"Were  you   good   enough   lo   mean
those  for  mc,  little girl?"  he asked,
with  a -smile.     She  thrust them  to
ward.-; him, now half-frightened.
He bowed, and took them. He kissed her. Then he drew a sprig from
the bunch and fastened it in the lapel
of hi.- coot. And when the Great Man
mounted his cor and waved his hat to
the cheering hundreds there was one
happy little girl who feasted her eye?
on a faded wild weed blossom still
drooping on his breast.
added twenty miles to, her record
As it was, tho distance covered was
more than equal to a direct double
trip across the Channel.
So far only one lady has made a
really <erious attempt to swim across
the Channel, and that is Miss Annette
Kellerman, an Australian, who is
considered���and, 110 doubt, rightly���
the champion lady-swimmer of the
world. Five years ago Miss Keller-
man battled with the Channel for
six hours, during which time she
covered a dozen miles, only to be
compelled by sea-sickness fo abandon
the effort. "When," she says, "my
friends insisted on my leaving the
water I was physically as fresh and
fit -as when I entered it six hours
His wife -brought in the first course
and placed it bofoie him. Then she
lUssed with tne silver at his plate
ana Idled his-gmss. .Next she Happed
out ins napkin arid. put ��� it. in place,'
and stood back respecifully.
"What's ail this.-." he asked in surprise.   "Why don t you sit down?"
"i saw you tip the, waiter 50 cents
when 1. was at lunch 'with you yesterday," she said, "and :1" need- a little
change mysolt." '
Vlinard's Liniment'.Cures. Burns, Etc."
""Any article-will be removed from
the window" was-the',notice prominently displayed in'an outfitter's shop.
Attracted by it a s. parci.i uspers n
rintciivd the shop and asked to be allowed to. inspect a pnr.icula'ly vivid
tie in the front row* The salesman
.naving disarranged . the -window and
brought out the desired object, the
���upercilio'us pei'ooii remarked, "Eather
loud, isn't it?".,
-,"Well. .somewhat striking," agreed
the shopman.      -.       "-- '    -
"I thought so," ���rep*ied the visitor,
as"he turned to leave'the shop.'"It
offends- my' taste. You-'needn't put -it
back.    Good-day!".        .    .    , ,.
by local applications, as thuy cannot
reach thc diseased portion of the'ear.
There is"only one way to cuie cjoaf-
ness, and that is    by ' constitutional
remedies.    Deafness-is cuused byl an
inflamed condition of the mucous,lining of_ the Eustachian  Tube.    When
tins tube is    inflamed    you   have; a *
tumbling sound or imperloct-hearing,
and when  it is cntiiely closed, doaf-
niss is, thc result, and -unless'*the:in-'
Hammation can be taken out and -this "
tube lcstored to its normal "condition,,
nearing  will    be  "destioyed "forever;'-
nine cases, out of tcn.are.caused".by
Catarrh, which is nothing-but an*'in-,
flamed condition . of.. the -mucous surfaces.    .- "' .    ;"- =    .. ��.*'.
- We will-give One Hundred Dollars""
for any case of. Deafness  (caused;, by .-
catarrh)  that cannot,   be" cured ,,"~by
Hall's Catarrh Cure:   Send for. circu-;
lais" free.--' - * ?'*-'r" -
- F.' J. CHENEY" & "CO.," Toledo"; '0.\
Sold by Druggists, 75c." ' , '/ ��� ~.
Take Hall's Family^' Pills for cbnsti-
-   'palion.   -    . '       ...      _ -'
Now "page (to the housemaid of the>:
poet)���Do tell me,-why, he. is -always -'.
standing before the mirror:   *'    ' '*.'"
- Hou'emnid���Sh ! He,s'thinking"ho,r;
he'll look when they raise a.statue to-
him; ��� - - -   - ���>���'.--.
e���  - ���. -
��uieJtlr stops concha, cures colds, heals ]
th*  throat and  lungs. ���   ���   ���  25 seats.
W, little boys," said-a Sunday-V
schooL teachei, as-he beamed" at the ������ "
earnest faces before him, "what:les'sbn-.; ���',
con we learn from'the busy bee?" "I *' .
know," said Tommy. "Yes, Tommy," "*-
jakl the kindly-faced man, "and what "
's it?"" Promptly said Tommy/ "Not-"- -
to get stung." -       ,:.'-,���*
Stop starving yourself���stop suffering the pangs of Indigestion���stop
worrying about what you dare and dare" not eat.
' ' Eat hearty meals of wholesome food, take -     -
The most obstinate coins and warts
fail to resist Holloway's Coin Cure.
Tiy it.
A Princess as Typist.
Princess Mary ha3 recently learnt
to use the typewriter, says M.A.P.
There are two lady typists attached
to the secretarial staff at Marlborough
House, one of whom, at the princess'
urgent 'request instructed Her Royal
Highness in the art of typing.
The princess proved an apt pupil
and devoted herself so' assiduously to
her work that after a few weeks' iu-
'struetion and practice she was able to
work a typewriter at quite a fair rate
of speed. Her Royal Highness duriii"
her holidays at fialmoral will assist
in the typing of some of the more private correspondence of King George.
The princess also intends to learn
shorthand, and is keenly looking forward to helping Queen Mary regulai
ly with her correspondence when the
royal family settle at Buckingham
Palace. Princess Mary is the first
English royalty, to have learnt typing, and it may also be noted that h*>r
Royal Highness was the first loyalty
to "open an account at the Postoflice
Savings Bank, which the princess did
on her tenth birthday.
The slow train is still the target f r
the shafts of the humorist. Recently
a wag sent the following lottir to the
editoi of. a country pa*.er:
"'Sir,���Is the.c no way to put a step
to b.ggi.ig along the'line' of the railway?   For instance,'yestei day an aged
mendicant   with   a- wooden,- leg 'ke^t
pace with the afternoon express from
Blankton to Si ac.l y " and   annoyed
I the    passengers    exc edingly,    g .ing
I from -window to winJow with his im-
I portunate  sol.citatians."
and you'll feel like a new person.   Soiir stomach���heartburn���"
occasional  indigestion ���chronic dyspepsia ��� all yield quickly' to
NA-DRU-CO""Dyspepsia Tablets.   ' The   properly digested foo'd^
restores your strength; your stomach regains its"tone, and soon-
requires'no further aid.      '   " - -       '    .   ��� -
, 50c. a box.   If,your druggist has not stocked them" yet send'*
50c. and we will mail them". - -   -.   ,        ���.,'"���*��� r: ,*     , s$i
us buy a 50-dent bottle of Psychine (pronounced
Si-keen) from your druggist and give it to you ;,.;.
/(free) to prove its great value.   :       : : ' ',.'
W. N. U.( No. 814.
.   Honor For Sir dames Grant.
Sir  James  A.   Grant,  K.C.M.G.,  a
distinguished    Highlander,   who   has
spent  the major part of his life  in
Canada, wad recently presented with
the freedom of Inverness in  recognition  of   his  brilliant  services   to  the
Dominion and to medical science.   Sir
James was born at Inverness in 1331,
and  has  had   a  distinguished   career
in the Dominion Parliament.   He ha--
done much   work   in   tubercular   re
search.    Provost Gossip, in thc pres
ence of a  large company,  pcrfonne I
the presentation ceremony, and refer
red to  the tact that Sir James wa-
the   last   representative   of   a   didtm
guished Highland clan, the Grants of
Corrimony.   They wero glaJ to honor
Sir James on that score aud also on
account of his coming  from  Canada
after such a distinguished career.
Clear the complexion -of
disfiguring pimples,
.blackheads,. ��� redness,
roughness, and other unsightly conditions; keep
the hands soft and white/
the scalp clean, the hair !
live and glossy, and preserve skin health by the
use of Cuticura' Soap
assisted when necessary
by Cuticura Ointment.
Soap and Ointment
������.fiord tbo most oconomlcal treatment for
itching, burning, seal/ humors o( Infants,
children and ndulU. A single get la often
oufflclcnt. SoId'fliroUBhout tha world. Send
to Potter Drue U Cliem. Corp, Dooton,
U.S.A., for 32-paso Cuticura Book on caroand
treatment ol akin and hair.
The Queen's Fan.
When Queen Victoria wa3 crowned
she accepted a fan of British manufacture from the Worshipful Company
of Fanmakors, and at the time of her
Jubilee another one was presented to
her by the company. Queen Alexandra also received a similar gift at
her Coronation. Now it is Queeu
Mary's turn, and Her Majesty Inn
been askod if she will deign to accept
one at her Coronation, and has replied that "she will do so with pleasure
and gratitude, more especially a3 you
mention that it is of British manufacture." Queen Mary is evidently resolved to encourage home industries
in every possible way, thus following*
in the footsteps of her mother, th-i
Duchess of Teck, who did so much for
There are two kinds of corpuscles
In your blood, you know, red and
The red carry nutrition, the white
are the' policemen or scavengers of the
Whenever a disease germ enters the
I<a Grippe
HtiuiorrliagM   "
Sore Throat
Female Weakness.
Poor Appotilo
Chills and Fevers
Sloeplc-tanPHS and
Weak Luuku
"tVeiik Voice
Spring VVr-nknem
Kurlj Decline
Catarrhal Altec*, uiifl
Catarrh of 3u>iiiu<;1i
OlwtlriHlo Coughs
��� -- -   'Kh
-      ���_-,      ,, lArj-ngltls ttMiT
NervotiH Trouble*     - JlygpMtmln
After-effL-ctM  of Meurlsy, Pneumonia und
���  la Urippe.
That's   why   we  believe  It  will  b��
beneficial to you.
Now Wo don't ask you to take our
Psyohlne   Is   the   greatest   Titality for the recovery of their wounded aa
builder of-the age.   - the Japanese army.
Hundreds  of   thousands have used . *    *    *
Psychine with wonderful beneficial re-
We have received thousands of unsolicited testimonials from people
whom Psychine has cured, of in many
-ases, hopeless ailments.
There are still thousands of people
suffering from disease, however, whom
Psychine can benefit.
There aro still thousands who arc
trying  to  cure  themselves  by  wrong
methods, who are using dangerous and [rom tne alr lB c'eansen and healed by
hurtful medicines. billions of phagocytes   or  white  cor- ���r|ce).ror a 50.cent b0,tle of P8ych.n,
rpi,a,o ���.��   tin ��i. 1      .. puscles,   devour ng   these   ��������.. �����..��....  Prlce' Ior a ouceai uome or rsycain*
There aro still thousands who are disease Kcrms
gradually  losing  their vitality���from ��     ��� * We.will undoubtedly buy and dlstrU
whose body the necessary resisting �����?/ *1*���S*C��� ,b* ������d by these bute ,��� thla rannner h'undred8 of thou-
power to disease Is slowly but surely ^."^"fj"1' they, bte ln ","lic,cni "nds of these 50-cent bottles of Psy-
slipping away. number or strong enough to attack and chine
h lhe,rhe T ,i,,L lh,?S? W^�� S0,0���i,r,!! S" th�� .ger��-   that CaUSe th�� d""     And we do that to show our entire
hheyraohenodtrSe Sin ?t a Son ^   "'" "^-J" Jf '"i-Tir' ""^ ?��"*" * ^ "'^ """*
, To these wo have the above message, " sfth""etJn'��� t,i?.en   the. d.,B0����� <>Kerms     0"-
fjZ-. ��   'eat them and disease claims the body.
That's the cause of every disease to
body, these white corpuscles attack and  wonl for tne tremendously beneficial
literally eat It. effect of Psychine.   Kill out the coupon
A wound that attracts disease germs bclow' ma,J ft t0 U3' B*]d  w*'1' g'v8
. e. *,. ��,������ jjMre KU-..1; a.*s saws
white  cor- pr|ce).ror a 60.cent b0,tle ol
unwelcome to be g|yen you fm of cogl<
Walnut Tree Borders.
Walnut   trees   in the   Netherlands
usually line dikes or border lines instead of being in orchard form.
Connoisseur���That's 11 likely painting. Is it a sunrise or a sunset?
Artist���That's for the critics to say.
'Let us'buy a 50-eent bottle of Psychine from your druggist and give u.which humanity is heir,
to you, free, to prove its great value."
, ' That 50-cent bottle of Psychine* will ' - .'**.'*
tell you more powerfully than mere For centuries the cure of disease has
words can how tremendously beneficial been by means of herbs���nature's renie-
Psychine will be for you. ' ' ' dies.
It will give you an unmistakable In- *' ,s on,v within recent times that
dlcatlon of its wonderful power to re- ,we ,iave come to know how these herbs
new the bodily vitality, to .'strengthen act-
the phagocytes (the white corpuscles), Now scientists tell us they Increase
the  p--"oein:i  or  scavengers  of  the t,ie strength and numbers of the white
A confidence that has been base'd on''
our 30   years' experience   with   this
splendid preparation with a.Cull know- ���
ledge of the hundreds of-thousands of.
cures It has made.
*    $
A wrought-iron electro-magnet, having a core of one square ir.ch area,
can be. made to carry 160 pounds, the
lifting power of larger ones being in
the same proportion.
Not Quite thc Samo
"My man joined the Burns club the
other night."
"My man used to be a fireman him-
corpuscles or phagocytes.
In Psychine we hnve some or tho
most healing and beneficial herbs in
the world, herbs that Increase and
strengthen the white corpuscles.
From Arabia comes one herb, from
South America another, China and
Japan   produce  a   third,    while   tho
The Surgical Department of the
Japanese Army, In the Japo-Hussian
war, first drew the attention of the
scientific world to the function of tbe
white corpuscles of the blood or phagocytes.
Foreign medical men. were astounded J"nE*e of fid'a yields a fourth,
to see Japanese soldiers with .wounds     All these herbs are recognized by the
that had not been cleansed or dressed medical profession as being the most
for days, that wore apparently dirty, beneficial to health that they know.
Ill-kept, and altogether unsanitary. That's why Psychine, ln the third of
|> /et these dirty wounds healed mar- a century It ha8 been made, has curd
veilously, no army the world had ever h * eds of thousands-or people who
known had such a wonderful record suffered from the following disc .3*.
COUPON No.   94-   ,-'
To  the  Dr.  T. A. SLOCUM,, Ltd!
193-1/5 Sp&dina Ave., Toronto.
I nccopt your offer to try a COo. bottle
of Psyohlne (pronounced Si-keen) 'at
vour expense. I ha\o not Imd n fiOo.
bottle of Psychine under tlili plan.
Kindly advise my drugglat to deliver
this bottle to me.
My Name	
Street and Number	
My Druggist's Namo	
Street and Number .'.	
Thlscoupon lanotgoodfbraSOa. bottle
of PHjrohlno if presented to the druggist
���ItniUNtbe Rent w���we will thou buy
the flOo. buttle of Psyohlno from Tour
drug-glut end direct bini to deliver it to
you. TV Or may be withdrawn at
any ttrja xrl^itut notlco. Bond coupon
to-da7. f
(. wfflfflmmwmm  -*������'  ft**-    '", ."V*\ .   -���������>',,''    ''.A.      -'  \     ,    -",'���������*     -   ".-      *-���������   f.CS' '   '  *l    '   :     **     ���������"    '-     -      "       '     ..-,-/   "V"1;       , *      '   . ,'    ,      ('  ^A^V^'*- "'5*"^ V"'v 'Wt&'^t*'^  THE ; LEDGE, ' GREENWOOD;   BRITISH  COLUMBIA.  ^-wm  m<, V-v^'V   -   '    - JiV* 'i*|'vOi  c i  Medicinal and Toilet Preparations  ALWAYS LOOK FOR THIS*  TRADE  MARK  '   'II'.  *     s  )-.r ^You certainly-take no chances when1  L-V y������u buy any, toilet  article   or. medicinal*  7 ' preparation which" bears "the   name   NA- ",  Jf .DRU-CO* and this trade mark.' ] v" ���������"  ���������-,*. ���������' .^.A������^������oon'a8"you see "NA-DRU-CO" *  "   you can be Absolutely certain tbat the -  ~ article is the very best,  ��������� "-*  nThe National Drug and Chemical Com- ,<���������  pany of ^Canada, Limited, has spent thousands of dollars in perfecting.thh-^'-l  ;   line of over 125 NA-D^U-COVreparations. ���������--" *    ,     '-       "', ;")      *-'''"'  ������"/ The formula* are the best known to medical science.       V J v,,r''\  /���������_"'   The purity and strength'--of the Ingredients are assured by rigid tests.  -The compounding Is done by expert chemists, who are thoroughly  qualified for a work so vital to your health.        * ,      /*���������  Knowing-th'at everything has been done to make them right, we  -������ guarantee,^ positively and unreservedly,  each'and every NA-DRU-CO  preparation.   If you find any one unsatisfactory ^we want you to return It  <. to'the druggist from whom you* bought It"and he*wi'l refund your money'.  Ask your physician or druggist all about the NA-DRU-CO line. They  '-   are men of standing 'in your community, worthy of your confldence.'and  v   ln'position to tellyou, for we will furnish to. any member of either profession,  on" request, "a full list of the Ingredients" In any NA-DRU-CO  ';   preparation. ���������    ��������� '. '    - k - - ���������'"->  Vv  !      -    r  ,NA-DRU-CO Dyspepsia Tablets  'Curo sour stomach - heartburn���������flatulenca  * ���������Indigestion���������chronic dyspepsia.  NA-DRU-CO Headache Wafers  r    '"��������� Slop a headache In 30 minutes.  ' i  ;        Contain no harmful drug.  NA-DRU-CO Talcum Powder  3 kinds-Violet -Rose-Flesh Color.  .    Cams of "refreshment and refinement.  NA-DRU-CO     Laxatives  Act without any discomfort.        ,.  i       Increased doses not needed.'  NA-DRU-CO   Baby   Tablets  ' Relieve Baby's Ills.   Especially  ���������    valuable durlne teething. _,  NA-DRU-CO   Tooth   Paste  "Cleanses throuchout���������prevents decay  ���������makes the teeth beautifully white.   '  National Drug and Chemical Company of Canada, Limited'  *������������������   -        2 -   " -Wholesale Branches at:      *  ' - -' -  f    ���������".Halifax���������St. John���������Montreal���������Ottawa���������-Kingston���������Toronto���������Hamilton  ���������,  '   t      '  London���������Winnipeg���������Regina���������Calgary���������NcUon���������Vancouver���������Victoria.  f,������  All-over tlie countiy.the kids are  ;, about as enthusiastic ov^r the arco-  plantTai t'ley "aie' about baseball.  '. Better-take������a 'look out of the window  youii-elf .and see'jf. your .little ^Willie  ���������*"isn't sailing around over the barn.   "-  -First, "Girls (looking at statue ofthe  Venus de Mile-)���������"What terribly thick  waists girls must-have had in those  days?","  Second Girl���������"-Yes; but perhaps the  gentlemen's arms were longer.".  ,J      "        Simple "andjEasy  Two commercial travellers, while in'  ���������a train, got into an argument over  the action ofthe vacuum brake. i>   *  "It's the inflation of the tube'that  stops, the train/'-declared the^first'  traveller.    t    -_,    > ~  .   -  "Wrong; wrong'" shouted ' the second. "It's the output of the exhuus-  -tion.'.'        '  / .     . '. *'  -'So they wrangled foi an hour.  * Then, when the train arrived'at,the  s ation, they a roed to subn it the  matter for set lement to the dnve.'.  That gentleman,, leaning condescendingly from the door of his engine, listened wnh an attentive fiown'-to the  Uwcf_travellers' statement of their argument. "Then he smiled, shook his  head, and "said: " ;   '>'*-'���������' ' J;  "JWell,'gents,'ye'ie both wrong about  'the,workin',_ot the-vacuum brake.  Yut,  ,it's*Very'sifnple/and easjr" to jinder-  'stand.'-   When* we  want 'to "stop  the  train we'just turn this 'eie tap,- and  then we fill the pipe with vacuum.'"  i >> ~  '*  Edith���������There is one (thing in ' particular that 'I- hke- jGeoige for. "He  always tells,me of my faults without  the least hesitation. That was ithe  agreement 1 caused him to make.  Bertha���������Tell me some of the faults  he has found in you."'     - * -  Edith���������Oh I he hasn't found any yet.  When I iiok him to name them he always says I'm faultless.    "_ >  c' James A. Patten, at a dinner in Chicago, def>.nded his notable assertion  that speculation is the staff of business. "The old-fashioned idea of the  'importance of saving tlie pennies,"  .������ays Mr. Patten, "has gone out. >Jt  isn't by the saving the pennies that'  such -foi tunes as Mr. Picrpont Morgan's or Mr. George GouLi's'are now  ^lled up. Frugality may he the road  to wealth,rbut,it is not the, speedway."  He Feared  Blood  Poison.  A MARTYR TO HEADACHES?  :!:���������;  _ 25c. a Box at your druggist's.;  will make life comfortable for you again. , ���������    ���������  They relieve the worst headache in 30 minutes or less. ���������; ,      31  National Drug and Chemical Company oi Canada, Limited,       ���������      ���������-������������������������������������ Montreal.  ;Weak? Tired? Run-down?  " These conditions come from overwork, a weak stomach, overtaxed nerves  ���������or feeble blood.     When you feel "all in"���������hardly ablo to drtg about, no  energy, no ambition, easily exhausted and can't sleep;���������take , .. .   .  . ,'&-      *.-'   ' <      ~s-"    ���������*-  * .. - . * *    -   .  _', and note what a difference they make in your condition.   The stomach is the  '��������� .first to feel the good effects.   Foodttastes good, the digestion is strengthened;  bowels and bile work regularly, the blood is cleansed, and the nerves rested.  -The whole sjstem responds to the tonic action of,Beecham's Pills.   Soon  "there is the buoyant feelnig of returning health,  'fresh Strength and New Life  Prepar-d only by Thomas Beecham, St. Helens, Lancashire, England."   ,  Sold everywhere In Canada and U. S. America.   In boxes 25 cents.  -* ,But Zam-Buk Saved His Thumb!  Once fgnin a case 13 leported in  .which, the popular balm Zam-Buk  has saved a voiker'from the,terrible  effects of .blood-poisoning. Mr. 'Alfred  \Hy.v Orth, of .Shipley, Ont., -says:  "While at wo'ik I had tlie misfortune  to run a rusty nail under my thumb  hail, to the^depth of about one and a  half /inches." The pain was terrible  and what I feared was that the nail,  being* so dirty and iusty,^ would set  up festering and-blood-poison. I knew  fiom pievious experience" how good  Zam-Buk was, so I cleaned the thumb,  melted a little Zam-Buk, and ran it  into "the wound. The re������ult was wonderful i It soothed the pain and the  thumb actually did "not swell. Zam-  Buk kept away all inflammation. I  was able to go on with my work all  .the time, and m a few days the thumb  was as good as ever. A balm which'  can do this should be in every working man's home."  Zam-Buk is -the finest form of "in-  suiance" for all woikers Its antiseptic powei is . so great that no  (license 'germ can live in it; and if  immediately applied to the sore or injury, or diseased patch, all danger of  blood-poisoning'is averted.  Being'composed of, pure vegetable  essences, Zam-Buk is an ideal balm  for 'babies and* youi'g children, and  mothers 'Hill find it far superior to  the ordinaly salves,"some ' of which  contain harmful mineial poisons, rancid animal fcts, etc. - ���������  /Zam-Buk is a sure cure for ulcers,  abscesses, eczema, ringwoim, blood-  poison, -scalp sores/*chappe'd hands,  cold sores, inflamed patches, bad leg,  varicose veins and -ulcers, piles, cuts,  bums, bruises,'and all skin diseases  and. injuries. Sold by all druggists  and storekeepers at 50c.- a b'ox, 3 foY  $1 25. Post free fiom Zam-Buk Co.,  Toionto, for pi ice. Avoid harmful  imitations 'and substitutes.  Caused  nriuch   suffering  and   alarm���������  But  all   is  well   now  since  using '  '      DR. CHASE'S NERVE FOOD  Neaily eveiybody gets serious when  the heart is anected.  Hea'uache dtten tells of just as gieat  danger but. headache is so common  that it often fails as an ulaim signal.  i V.ou' aie*. never in greater cianger  than when the neivous system be;  comes exnausted. For theie is then  every reason,t^look^forwaid to some,  form of paralysis 'and consequent'  helplessness of mind oi body.  -'Sleeplessness', ^headaches, indigestion, nntability,'nervousness, loss of  mteieot in;things about you and inability to ^oncentiate the mind are  some of the symptoms of approaching  neivous co.lap^e. _,'',*  /-Let the writer "of,this letter tell you  what Dr. Cnase's. Nerve Food did foi  him-when in such* a condition.  Mr. J. Law, 247 Hunter Stieet, Pet-  eibo'iough, Ont., who is employed  with the Peter Hamilton Co, states:  "For a' long time. I was tioubled  with, seveie splitting headaches,  and  legion of my heart, caused no doubt  by indigestion. I procured a box of  Dr. .Chafe's Nerve Food and^' began  tliis treatment. Since using this pre-  pLration for 'some time, I can say  that I feel quite different and my  health is *veiy much improved, My  digestion j is -good, and the headaches  and pains > about, my heart have not  troubled me at all of late. I,can sin-  ceioly lecommend .Dr.'.Chase's Neive  Food as a thorough cure for nervous  dyspep,ia and its accompanying symptoms."       i i      r   j  You can lely on Dr. Chase's Nerve  Food to biing you safely out of trou  ble when the nerves become exhaust  ed, because it supplies in condensed  and  easily assimilated  form tlic.Jn-  giedients .which nature    requires \to  build up new nerve cells.  tln severe cases treatment must be  icgular and persistent but you   wiU  soon. notice   signs   of   improvement  which  will give you encouragement  Why not gut started  on the road to  health   today? ' Dr.   Chase's   Nerve  Food, 50 cts.  a box,  all dealers or  How  THE TALE ,0F A CAT,  Made >a  suffered a grcut deal with pains in tho I Kdmanson, Bates & Co., Toionto.  On a" Hunt  For  Himself.  Mr '.Rodolphe ��������� Forget, M.P.. tho  well-known Montreal financier, is tell  ingtn story of Murray Williams, the  financial editor cf The Star of that  city, which is ^convulsing St. Francis Xavicr street. Mr. Williams.cam-j  over from" Liverpool recently on thc  Laurentic, on which Chief Inspector  -Dew,'of Scotland Yard, wa= travelinu'  in order to reach Father Point alien I  of the Montrose, which had on boarJ  Dr Crippen and'Mi=s I.e Neve. No  one but Captain Hayes, of the ,bi������  Wlnte Star liner, knew .that thc quia  unassuming-man who j'oined heartily  in the deck gamer and saloon concerts  was the-well-known"-London sleuth.  Naturally the conversation cf.the pas  sengers frequently turned to the crime  which had set* England by the ears,  and the Liverpool papers which came  en board the day the Laurentic sailei  intimated that "Inspector Dtw was to  be a passenger. , There was much speculation as to whichT passenger was  the Scotland Yard'man, and-Mr. Forget says that Mr. Williams was quite  unaware that his stateroom mate was  the well-.known detective.  One" day when bridge had palled and  there was not enough' energy in the  smoking-room to'get up a pool on the  day's run, Murray "Williams said to  Hurst, his room mate, "Say, old man,  let's go all through the ship.and. trj  and find thrt fellow Dew."  .' And fer two hours after that Inspector Dew engaged in an exciting  hunt to find himself.  Hoped  H������ Was Right  Old Dad���������Ah, ah, young man, so 1  have caught you kissing my daughter  tonight I  Y. M.���������I trust there is no mistake.  The light is rather dim, and 1 should  hate to think I'd made a mistake and  kissed the cook.  been,  An  Unexpected  Catch  Papa���������Where   have      you  James-5  - "Fishin'."      ,  "Come into the woodshed and we'll  have a whaling expedition."  WKEN IT GOMES TO  We are   everywhere with.the   standard goods.  Paper and  Matches are our specialties.    Let us  know your^wants���������we'll do the rest.'  The E.B. Eddy Co. Ltd  ���������        HULL, CANADA  TEES & PERSSE, LIMITED, Agents, Winnipeg, Calgary, Edmonton,  Regina, Fort William and Port Arthur.  Honus Wagner, the Pittsburg ball  oliyer, has had his statue done in  bronze. . Mistah John.on's will be  done in ebony, if you please.   ,  fBiolUyrtopB concha, eurw colds, heofa  Ot������ throat and tuogM.  Mi tress (hiring a servant)���������I hope  you know your place";  -Servant���������Oh, yes,  mum1    The last  three girls you had told me all about  it. . ���������     -'   -      "    "  Snake Guards Child. -  The following story, taken from a  Purulia paper,-.has the flavor of the  Arabian-j\ights:~"A clnld was born  to a Brahmin village Shapur six  months ago, and'since the very date  of birth a -serpent 'Has been a con  stant attendant ,on the babe. One  day the reptile wao caught and thrown  in' tne river." At night the Brahmin  nea'rd the serpent saying to him in a  dream, 'If you kill* me, I will completely destroy your family. If you do  not, >1 shall not harm you, but, on the  contrary,'1 do you good.' .Since this  oracle from the serpent the Brahmin  and the "members of his family have  "let it alone When the child is on  the ground, asleep .or awake, the ser  pent spreads, its hood over its heaci  uke an* umbrella When the child is  on the bed the reptile quietly lays  itself down-under tlie cot. Once tht.  child's mother took the child to the  house of a relation near. The father  was following hur with* an umbrella  under his arm. On opening the umbrella he saw that>the serpent was in  side. He threw it away But it forth  with returned to his house The serpent is still there. The Brahmin give->  the reptile milk twice a duy, which  it drinks."  ��������� "-���������^The'Most'Human Picture Ever  Painted.      i  THE DOCTO  ���������  ���������  The original of this painting, by Luke Fildes, hangs in the  Tate Gallery, in Lcndon, placed there by popular subscription  of the British people. Never has brush depicted moro powerfully thc expressions of professional amity, maternal grief,  fatherly hopelessness or hihli'sh helplessness. It is rea'ly as  well as figuratively tho nnst human of tho woild's great works  of art.  . A   photogravure   reproduction  of this great painting���������22 x 28  Inches in size���������the largest photogravure  ever  printed,  Price 25c. Postage Prepaid  What could be more suitable as a Christmas Remembrance  to your fiiends? 'Fill out the coupon TO-DAY, so as to have  it in  lots of time to  mail  to  your friend at Christmas.  Do Not Delay as the Supply   is   Limited   and  the  Orders   are  Coming  in by Thousands.  ,The Art Store Prico of This Picture Would be $2.B0.  ���������  PICTORIAL PRESS,  Box IS56, Winnipeg.  - Enclosed find 25c, for which  please forward by first mail  ono copy of picture entitled "The Doctor."    Yours truly,  Name   Address  A copy'of this picture ia on view at tho publication office ol  this papor and can be obtained from the editor for same price.  4  4  Baltimore, Md , Nov. 11, 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 Maiyland, and he being so*'  kind as to let*me use it for a very bid  srrain, which 1 obtained in training  for foot races, and to say that it  helped me would be putting it very  mildlv, and I therefore ask if you  would let me know of one of your  agents that is closest to Bnltimore so  that I may obtain some of it. Thank-  .ng you in advance, I remain,  Yours truly,  W. C. McCUEAN.  14 St Paul Street, '   *  Care Oliver Typewriter Co.   >  P. S.���������Kindly answer at once.  More Returns  "Do you believe in this theory of  never come back?"  "Not altogether. There are poor kin,  coughs, collectors and cats.   *  Do It Now.���������Disorders of thc digestive apparatus should be dealt with  at once before complications arise  that muy be-difficult to cope with.  The stiiost remedy to this end, and  >ne that is within reach of all, is Parmelee's Vegetable Pills, the best laxative and sedative on the market. Do  not delay, but tiy thcin now. One  trial will convince anyone that they  ire the best stomach regulator that  ���������an be got.  "Say, paw," queried little Sylvester  Snodgrass, "what is a test case?"  "A test case, my son," replied Snodgrass, sen., "is a case brought in court'  to   decide   whether   there's     enough  money in it to justify the lawyers in  working up similar cases."  Jack (enjoying a fond embrace)���������I  would do anything for you, darling."  Jess���������Would you? >  Jack���������Indeed I would,  Jfss���������All light. Go and make love  to that Smith girl' and then let me  cut her out.  Minard's   Liniment   Cures   Dandruff  A schoolmistress once asked a child  a cuicstion, "Whut is your name?" to  which the four-year old replied. "Tom  Jones." The mistress wanting more  information as to the child's parents,  nnd where'thev lived, said, "Yes, and  what is your father's name?" nnd received the answer. "Mr. Jones."  "Ah!" Biiid the schoolmistress, "but  what is liis other name? What does  vour mother call him?" and received  the answer.   "Old fathead!"  Gresnwich   Hill.  ^Probably no hill in the world has  had so strangely varied a history or  played so important a part in the affairs of men as that at Greenwich.  The granite line across the footpath  on its  summit is the meridian from  "which the longitude on every British  map and chart is calculated. All England sets its time by the mean solar  clock. There is a'large galvano-mag  netic clock fixed on the outside wall  of the observatory and divided into  twenty-four, hours. There are stih  many who believe this clock is kept  going by the sun. They do not know  that the fixed stars are the real timekeepers from which Britishers check  'their daily progress.  Looks Bad For Lizzie.  The Elk Lake Prospector cf a receiit  day contains the following advertise*-  ment:���������  WARNING I  Miss Lizzie McKinley is warned that  in future she mu=t take her company  to home or sorae place other than my  house and opening same by making  an entrance through the window,  which is virtually house-breaking, i.or  to bother trw neighbors by asking lor  food to lefresh her company. Some  of my clothes wero seen in her pos  session and if she is in need cf clothes  she is requested to come and ask for  them.  Should this outrago again occur,  action will be taken.  Mrs. J. H. McKinley.  A Priceless Book.  Ispnan-Ru7a. Persia, has a copy, of  thc Koran written on parchment and  bound in sclid geld.  In India the tea plant is natural'y  a tree, Lut by mentis of pruninn it  ia kert so small that it seem-> a buili.  RHEUMATIC PAINS  Not Due to Cold, Wet Weather  , ���������The Trouble is Rooted in  the Blood.  Many people believe that the twinges ana tortuies oi   iheumatism   are  uue to co*d, damp, or wet weather,  and heat themselves by rubbing with  linimen.s and lotions.   This is a serious  mistake,  and one  which allows  tne disease to pi ogress   to   such an  extent th,.t it is often impossible to  get it out of the system,   liheumatism  comeo from   poisjnoui   acid   in   the  blood, and it must be cured through  the uioou.   Ail the .mi.iieuts, and rub-  b.ng,  and   sj-ca������ied  eleciricai    treatment in tne world will not cure rheumatism.       Tins  is  a  nied.cal    truth  winch eveiy sufferer from this excruciating "trouble should know. -.Rheumatism can only be cured by driving  t.ie poiconous acid out of tne blood,  and eniiching and puufymg it.   There  ,s no medicine will do this so spet.d-  ny and sure.y, as Dr. Williams' Pink  Pills.   They, actually make * the new,  rich, red b.ojd, which drnes out the  poisonous acid, upbuilds the system,  and''makes   the . sufferer   well   and  otiong.   It is becauoe they.do this that  Di.  \*/iili..mo' Pink PLls' have cured  thousands of cases of rheumatism after all other tieatmuiit had faLed.   As  proof we give the case of .Mrs. Ft X.  Boisseau, Bt. Jerome,* Que.,-who says:  ''Almost two years ago 1 was a terrible  sulferei. from rheumatism.   The trouble fi.st located in my rig'.it leg, ren-  'Jeung all woik impossible, and walking excessively diflicuit.      1 tried to  cute inyie.f by means of all sorts of  liniments and   lotions,   but -without  avail.     'Ihe trouble   was   constantly  growing worse, and tlie pain more and  moie u.ibeuiuble.   Fimuiy tne disease  spread to my other le������j, and 1 was all  uut Helpless, and   1   was   completely  diocoun'ged, tiimking 1 would be    a  sUituiei loi the ieat oi my lite.   At this  t.me I lead an adver.isement in our  Home paper, ot tins tiouble being cured by Di. Yv.lLaais' Pink Pills ai.d 1  ueciued to try t.iem.   i Inst got fuur  uoxea uf tne Puis and    niter   using  tuem loi seveial weeks I ��������� could   see  that tiie painfulTlieumatism was giad-  uaily uisappeaiing.     1 continued taking  the  iJias,  however,   until  I-had  used aoout a dozen boxes, when eveiy  symptom   ot   t.ie   t.ou^e  had  disap-  {ji.aied, <md 1 could do my housewoik  without t ie least trouble.   I have no  Hesitation in recommending Dr. Williams' Pink P.llo to every rheumatic  sufferer "  Sold by all medicine dealers or by  ma.l at 50 cents a box, s.x boxes for  $2 50, itoin The Dr. YWlliams' Medicine Co., Brockville, Ont.  A 'Marquette boy told the teacher  that his siater had the measles. The  teacher sent him home and told him  to stay there until his sister got well.  After- he ha'd skipped joyfully away  another boy held up his hand and  ^aict, "Teacher, Jimmy Dolan's sister  wnat's got the measles lives in Omaha."���������'lopeka Journal.  Hasker���������I don't object so much to  Fanny ki>s.ng her dog, but I prefer  her to kiss me before and not after.  Waspei���������1 know, but don't you  think the dog hns his preference, too.  "I enjoy a quiet smoke," said a man  to a fellow-ptt-venger on a liner.  "Weil," aiiiJ the tt anger, in ving  ac o s the d tic, "you will never be  troubled with crowds while you smoke  cig rs of that brand?"  a Toronto   Merc*-int  '* .     , Peddler Pay. '  The ,otherrafte"moon, in the haze of  the heat, not much business was doing in the stores along College street,  in the district ^adorned by the residence of Col. 'Denison.  In a shaded "doorway stood one  local merchant looking out _ into a  hot and unprofitable world. ' There,  was little to see that wns interesting,  except that now and then as a car  clattered past the man in the doorway recognized an acquaintance  among the passengers, with whom he  listlessly exchanged signals, admitting their mutual "existence.  '"'  Presently along College street came  a one-horse wagon driven by a whiskered collector of rage, bones* and  bottles. The driver of the 'vehicle  was ranking good-time, as if he had  heard of a place a mile away where  he could get something 'for nothing.'".  As the -vehicle bustled past the'store  a cat, having, for some reason of its  own, 'decided that it wanted to cross  the road, undertook to do so, but mi-*  calculated in some way, and a wobbly wheel ".crushed it ������to death. The  driver, with a frightened .look back,  at tho slaughter he liad done, struck  his horse and shoved on the reins.  With a shout the man in the doorway sprang into the street, and demanded that the slayer of cats should  stop. Two blocks ahead a policeman  emerged from beneath" a shade tree  and sauntered doun, drawn by the  angry shout of the merchant. The  rags, bones and" bottles "man pulled  up ' hisH horse, declaring with voice,  hands, and uplifted eyebrows ,that he  didn't mean to do it arid was not to  blame. '. ,  "Why," said the shopman, "you  had no business driving like that." 1  wouldn't .have seen that cat killed  forsfive dollars."  "Not my fault," declared the vendor. "!    -. . J  "Not your fault���������not your fault'  Whose fault is it? Was it my fault  standing in my own door. Was it the  cat's fault? Do you think it meant to  commit suicide? Now. you've got to  ���������settle and settle quick."  ' "Here, here! what's all this?" demanded tlie policeman, who had just  arrived.   ,     ���������    ,  "He's killed the cat and he's got  to pay for it. I wouldn't have peen  that cat killed for rive dollars. Hi's  got to pay two dollars to settle."  "Two dollars," exclaimed the peddler, appealing with his eyes to high  heaven.    "Two dollars for a cat."   (  "Two dollars-that's what!"   ���������  "It seems a bit high," commented  the ^policeman, as h*3 wabbled to the  sidewalk with an uir which plainly  baid he would not interfere as long  as the disputants kept the peace.  The two men haggled for 'a long  time, but tonally the pedlar handed  over a one-dollar bill and' drove on  his way, removing the cat for burial.  A number of persons had gathered  ns the dispute proceeded, and when  the merchant entered his shop, one of  these said to him:  "That must have been a valuable  cat.   What breed was it?"  "I don't know," said the merchant.  "You *������ee I never saw the cat before.  I didn't say it belonged to me. I  don't know who owned it.. The inspiration came to me aa I witnessed  the accident" Then he smiled. "I  didn't think. I could get away with  it. You see this dollar is ,to reimburse me for the mental pain I^en-  dured as an eye-witness of the  tragedy."   -      -" -     --  -  ���������  A Magistrate's Duty.   (  The numerous utterances which Col  Denison has made regarding the uie  lessness of law are responsible for tne  fact that many people think that th<*  loronto police court is a sort of happy  go-lucky criminal machine. It is true  that there are no ideals set up for the  guidance of the chief officials, and  they are allowed to show their ability  to joke or their ability to rule according to their, turn of mind. However,  while it is a fact that the chief magis  trate gets along with as little law as  possible, he has a system for conducting his cases. He gave his own idea  to the duties cf a magistrate some  time ago while arguing with'a lanjer  over the merits of a case.  The lawyerv in question was James  B. Mackenzie, "Certiorari Jim," who  has-won fame for himself in the local  courts because of his intimate knowledge of legal quibbles and technicalities. When he tried to work up a  police court practice, he found that  his points of law had nonweight with  the magistrate. --  Col. Denizen hatened to a lengthj  protest from Mr. Mackenzie, and then  he remarked. "The purpose of law is  to give men a fair trial and> punish  them if they are guilty; not to allow  thieves to escape through technicalities."  "That Is not the idea at all," declared the lawyer. ������,  "Well, 1 have given you my view of  a court," went on the magistrate.  "When I took my oath of office, I  promised to dispense justice with  'cunning, wit and wisdom.' But I remembered that some writer said cunning was the child of wit and fraud  and lookeJ exactly like "its ma, so I  decided that when I presided" in this  court 1 would try to get along with  the other two."  Send aa your aunt ������ol  <r������ vlll tend you YiH, ������1  cturg������sp������Jil, thin hwdMaf   t  tUCKV HEART PICTUBI  ROOGH   ���������   irmcb'lj   '-  the latest, dalntleit and  prettleet Jewelry no?o|.,  ty, all the rage ern-y.  where, V������'e are girlng-1(  ������������������?&%.  ,r~*;v''  .'���������������������������Kg*  *\'**'"y^AI  ABSULUTELy FREE to introduce our goodi. JuiUenf euni  and Kddreis and va will send it lo you st once    Addnflf  nlDEHflFG. CO., BIRDYST., PROVIDENCE, 11, U.k  ��������� ..       The Evidence V ,",  Piiest���������Marr.aje is* a solemn mat-  tei, Timothy.- '  -"'".*  - - ���������'  "Ah,' father," ye Jmust  'have ' seen  Biidget."    '   ������������������-,       , ,     '.,       :    "  t Jj  J,  ������������������1.4  1 ���������>'  Minard's Liniment for sale everywhere     t '���������'  "On their 'way home did your 'wife's*   . '-'  lelatives stop over at youi house?" "'  "\\oise���������they overstated.',' *   "  fThe Real Liver���������Pill.���������A torpid liver-,  means   a   disordeied   system,   mental  _, ������������������'  depiLS ion, lassitude and in the-'end/r,-,;   '  if care be not taken, a chronic'state;-,  *  jf debility.    The very bust,medicine'1'-' -  to aiouse the liver to"healthly'action ������  is  I'm melee's  Vegetable Pills. - They ^ ��������� '  are compounded ,of purely vegetable  sub-.tiiiices  "of   careful selection^ and  no othei   pills", have their fine quali-' *   /  ties.   They do not gripe or pain and  they,aie agreeable to the most sensi-l ' r/  tivc stomach. -    "*>   '.  ''tW  i   f i- *  ** J*>.'~ *  .''  iffj  "What is the speed of your ma-  *chine?"  "Ask  my cluiffeur. He's  a bigger  liar than I am." - -  StiicUy stops eoaolij, ������ur������s aolds, heals"  tko   throat sod  ItMefn. ���������   ���������   ���������   25 ������������ut������.  Not  Necessary  Poor  Relative���������They  aie    splendid  towl-3.   Do they lay \\ell? * > -  Mis. Snobson���������Oh,    they   can   lay-'  beautifully, but of coui-e, in our po-^  aition they don't have to���������'Ihe Tatier.***  1 *, 'a  -*V>i  Simple   and    Sure.���������Dr.*     Thomas'  Erectile Oil-isJso simple in applied-1  tion that a child can understand the '_  instiuction.    Used  as a liniment'the ;  only  direction  is   to  rub,   and   when ^  used   as   a   dressing   to   apply.   " Th'.^*  dnections   aicso   plain   an i   unmistakable that they are readily under- 1  stood by'young or old.   - .     ���������,  "Do you h.tch your wagon to a'-*  atai?" ' ,   -<  "Oh, no, I am perfectly "satisfied^  with a couple of chorus gi*ls."  / -5  REGULARITY  ^���������  of the bowels is an absolute neces- ,1  sity for good health     Unless  the   -  waste matter from the food which -  collects there is���������got rid of at least ,  once a clay, it decays and poisons  the  whole   body,  causing  biliousness,   in ligestion   and  sick   headaches    Salts and other harsh min-   *  eral  purgntnes  irritate  the 'delicate  lining  of  Ihe  bowels.       Dr.-,  Morse's Indian* Root Pills���������entiie-" j  ly- vegetable���������iegultte'the bowels  effectively     without l 'weakening,  sickening or griming.   Use  DR.    MORSE'S    ';���������   ,"/,  INDIAN     ROOT   . PILLS,  BEST AMD HEALTH TO MOTHER A!'D CHILD.  *  Mrs. Winslow's Soothing Syrup has been ���������  ustd for over SIXTY YEARS by MILLIONS ot;  MOTHERS   for    their   CHILDREN    WHILE,'  TEETHING, with   PERFECT  SUCCESS..'   It  SOOTHES the CHILD, SOFTENS the GUMS,  ALLAYS all PAIN   CURES WIND COLIC, and  is the best remedy for DIARR.HCEA.    It Is ������o-   .  solutely harmless.   Be sure and ask for "Mrs.  Winslow's Soothing Syrup," and take so other  '  kind.   Twent) -five cents a bottle.   ,  --   *  <   -*-1  *     --a  i  The Sure   Way  Man (to Ia ly clerk at postoflice win-  Jow)���������How much for this letter?  (After weighing)���������Twelve cents.  "Thanks. Do 1 put thc stamps on  'myself.''"  "No; on the letter."      '  Sage that is good for seasoning purposes is giown in southern Europe.  Th������  Retort   Parliamentary.  A few years ago, when Lieutenant-  I Governor Iweedie was Premier of  l New Brunswick, Hon. Mr. Hazeu, tbe  then leader of the Opposition, complained that the speech from the  throne was simply a rehash of thc  rpeecbes ot pre.vious years.  ��������� Hon. Mr. Iweedie, after congratulating the mover and seconder of tbe ad-  die;3, jaiJ: "I need net congratulate  the leader of the Opposition on his  speech, because 1 have congratulated  him on the same speech several times  befotc. He complains of the speech  from the thrcne containing the same  old matter, but he ought to be glad of  that, because it enable-i him to make  the same old speech."  Limes and Oranges*  A fav-.rlte drink in the south sea  islands u'male of a mixture of llmea  and oranges.  SOUTH AFRICAN SCRIP .  Bought on Commission  *W. SANFORD EVANS & CO.',  Membeis Winnipeg Stock Exchange  Winnipeg,       :       Canada.  DR. WINTERS  Cures* Men and Women. Write  him. His valuable advice will  coat you nothing.  BOX 215.      NEW YORK CITY.  * Fl  TELKWA, B. C.  On main line of Giand Tiunk Pacific Railway, m midst of rich  agricultural un<l mining district  Lots from $100 up. Write for full  particulars.  NORTH COAST LANP CO'Y, Ltd.,  410-11-12 Winch  Building,  Vancouver, B.C.  London Office, 6 Old Jewry  I Baby spoons, children's  sels.foodpushers.etc,  are appropriate.   If  they are stamped  1847 ROGERS BROS.'  they represent the highest "  quality silver plate.  /"SilperFIa/e that Wears"  Btit Itt sets, dishes, waiter!,  etc., artsltmped  MERIDEN  BRIT*  CO.'  nor r> tit irinivn rv.vtun*  Marked   Down  "These are great bargain days."  "Yes; you can buy a prizefight film  or a Ha 1 y comet dugout at your own  pi ice."  "I noticed the black man had something up his sleeve that surprised all  the fight fans "  "What was that?"  "His arm."  "Don't    woiry,    you'll   get  money, but I can't   pay   you  month."  "That's   what   you   told   me  month."  ��������� "Woll, haven't I kept my word?"  your  this  last  Home  DYEINQ  Save Money  tad I  Dress Well  Try It I  Simple ���������* Wathlng  with  ������0NEwi"������ALLK!NDS������������������������i  aaanafaanBEBss  JUST THINK Or IT I  Drti Wool. Cotton, 811k or Ml������������d (ioodi P������rftetty  with iho SAME Dr���������������No chanc* ol ml'takfi. Fail  and Daautllul Colon IP canta, Irani jrour DruirrUt or  Daalar. Sand (or Color Card and STORY Booklet. 7t  Th* Johnaon.RIcIiardton Go, Umltad. Montrnl  t , *  '-;.���������;-.<.  W. N, U., No. 814.  i-'-*���������*���������������, '. *    .-���������*���������,.  * I   **  , Ur      .V".,  ���������'.'*  <l   ,!/*     '        *'"������.  / ������������������."''���������' I J,)  a  r~-^'  A  .*#  'jfllE    LI.JDUE,    GREENWOOD,    BRITISH    COMJMBU,  The  Union  A  Hotel  Eholt,. B.C.  GOMFORTABL  HOSTELRY  John   JWcKella^  Proprietor.  nelson, B. 0.  OKO. I*.  WELLS, Proprietor.  First-class in everything.  Steam'heat, electric light,  private baths. Telephone  in every room. First-class  bar and barber shop.  'Bus meets all trains.  fflf^m^of^*X&$'������!  5L<  @������@  to  PH0ENIX S{  hotel to the ^  The  nearest      ._  .   Granby mines. One of the w  largest dining rooms iu the W������  city. The bar is replete Qy  with nerve bracers of all "Vg  kinds, and ,tbe most fra- *&*-.  grant cigars. Drop up and 5~  see me. T2\  A. 0. J0HNS0N    ������  PROPRIETOR. $5  KNOB  HILL HOTEL,  PHOENIX.  Provides pleasant rooms and substantial meals for tlie public. The  bar is replete with beverages tbat  please and satisfy any kind of  thirst. CHARLES HAGAJS'.  QUEEN'S   HOTEL,  PHOENIX,     S.   O.  The Newest and Largest Hotel in  the City.    Everything neat, clean  and comfortable.     Steam heat and  electric light.   Meals and drink's at  all hours.  R. V. CHISHOLM, Proprietor.  DANNY DEANE, Manager.  THE RUSSELL HOTEL  Is pleasantly situated in the heart  of Grand Forks, and is convenient  to all the leading financial and  commercial institutinns ofthe city.  Travelers will find it a comfortable  place to sojourn when in the city.  FRED RUSSELL  GREENWOOD and  MIDWAY STAGE  Leaves Greenwood for Spokane  at 7 a. m., and for Oroville at 2:30  p. m. J. McDoneix.  T. THOMAS,  TAILOR,  Clothes Cleaned, 1'ressed and Repaired.  ^mummmmmma^aim^^Ktwmmmtmammmmmkmmmmmmma^mmk^Hkmmm  &*&9999&99099&0990&99Mt  OLD SPORTS  iBEILLIAITTESi  B. 0. CIGARS  Aremnde in New Westminster and  sold all over the Province.  WILBERG  &  WOLZ. ������  l99@9������89e99&9&em9mQ9������9  GREENWOOD CITY WATERWORKS  CO.  J. R. CAMERON  Leading Tailor of the Kootenays.  KASLO,    B.   C.  Mountaineer and Kootenay Standard Ligars.    Made by  J. C. THELIN & Co., NELSON.  Take your Repairs to  A. D. MORRISON, GRAND FORKS  THE LEADING JEWELER  of the Boundary District  Frank Fletcher  Provincial Land Surveyor,  Nelson, B. C.  WESTERN - - HOTELS.  THJK   KOOTENAY   SALOON  Sandon, B. C, has a line of nerve  bracers unsurpassed in anv mountain town ol the Great West. A  glass of aqua pura given free with  spirits menti.  TBKMOST   HOUSE  Nelson, B C, is run on the American and European plan. There  is nothing yellow about the house  except the gold in the safe.  Blalono Si I'ref-lllus.  NJSWMAHKKT    HOTKI.  Is the home for all tourists and  millionaires visiting* New Denver, British Columbia.  Houry Stegc. Fropr,  THE   1'1'OVINCE   HOTEL  Grand Forks, is a large three-  story brick hotel that provides  the public with good meals and  pleasant rooms. A new building'  but the same old rates.  Km 11 Larsen, Proprietor,  PUBLIC NOTICE.  With n view to the better preservation  ofthe Public Highway*'*the attention of  the public is herewith directed to the  provisions of THK HIGHWAY TRAFFIC REGULATION. ACT AMENDMENT ACT which enacts as follows:���������  "It shall be- unlawful for any person to  cause to be drawn or driven on any ol  the public highways of that portion of  the Province of British Columbia situate  east of the Cascade range of Mountains,  any wagon or other vehiele carrying a  load in excess of that mentioned in  Schedule 'A' hereunto annexed.  SCHEDULE A.  Wagons and 4 'wheeled vehicles shall  not carry a load in excess of the following:���������  On tires under 3 inches 2,000 lbs.  On tires 3 inches in width and under 4  inches ' 3,000 lbs.  Ou tires 4 inches in width and under 5  inches 6,000 lbs.  On  tires 5  inches in width and over   6,000 lbs. and over.  AND NOTICE is hereby given that  the Act in every respect must be sttictly  complied with.'  Any person guilty of an offence against  this Act shall upon summary conviction  thereof before a Justice of the Peace be  liable to a penalty not exceeding Fifty  Dollars.  Do not draw logs or timber over highway. Vehicles meeting ought to turn to  the' left. A vehicle overtaken ought to  turn to the left. A vehicle overtaking  another ought to turn lo thc right.  W. G. McMYNN,  Government Agent.  Greenwood, May 19th, 1910.  .GKEENYVOOD,   B; C.  The Really Best House in the Boundary,  Recently Remodeled and Strictly Up-to-  Date.     Restaurant in Connection:  ROY & BOYER       -    , -  PROPRIETORS.  COUNTY COURT OF YALE.  A SITTING of tlio County Court of Vale will  he lioltten tit tlie Louit House. Greonwood,  nn TuiMtliiy tlu'L'llli dny or January, 1!H1, at  cievon o clock in the forenoon.  By onior,  \\\ U. McMYN'N,  RcRlatrnr C. C. of V.  LAND   AOT.  Slmi.lkn.meon Land District.     District of Vnlc.  TAKE NOTICE that I, Mark Olir'steiison, of  Uouudurv Kails, II 0 , fiirmer. intend to apply  lor tici-inlislon to purchase tho following described land:  Commencing ut a po->t planted nt tlio Northeast corner ot Lot 2J11A on the oust of Bourn no  Falls, tlience north 21 !M chains, thiMice S l."> .SI'  \V 10 89 chains, thence N 71" &' W 12.01 chains,  thence S ln'.flft' \V 1-1.00 chains, tlience East 17.-  75 chains to the point of commencement ecn-  tnlniiiK -- -& flcics more or les.s.  Dated **8tli September, lino.  MARK CHRISTENSON.  LIQUOR   ACT,   1910.  Sec. 35.  NOTICE is hereby jrivon that, on the tenth day  of December next, application will he made to  the Superintendent of Piovincial Police for the  Krant of a llcenco for the -.ale of liquor by retail  in and upon the premisc-i known as the Bull  Creek hotel, situated at Bull Creek, fl. C.  Dated Nov. 1st, 1910. GORMAN WEST.  LAKKVIKW   HOTKl.  in Nelson, B. C, employs all  white help and is a home for the  world at $1.00 a day.  n. L, Griffith, I'roprlotor.  THK   KASLO   HOTEL  Kasio, B. C���������   is a  comfortable  home for ali who travel to that  city.  Cockle & Piipwortn.  SriRRBKOOKK   IIOUSK  Nelson; B C   One minute's walk  K   station.   Cuisine  Well heated and veii-  from C. P.  unexcelled  tilated.  Boyer Bros., Vroprletor  CLUB HOTKL, NKLSON, B. O.  His Schooner Beer or Half and Half. 10c.  The best dollar a day house in the city.  Travellers will Snd this a pleasant loire.  The rooms are clean and comfortable and  the meals tusty an<l substantial.  JACK GRANT, Proprietor.  BRIDKSVILLIS   HOTKL.  Hridesville.  B.  C.    Provides    excellent  uecommodatlon  for tourists and travellers.  Fresh  Effgs and Butter.  Special  Irish Whiskey always on hand.  , THOMAS   WALSH,   Proprietor.  Get your Razors Honed ]  and your Baths at  Frawley's  Barber. .  Shop, Greenwood,  ;5'..;;.'?/f^';!JCJsii^'^^iI^fBi?;B'i,ff>^S  ANNUAL  EASTERN CANADA  Low Round Trip Rates to**  Ontario, Quebec and  -   Maritime Provinces.  Tickets on sale Dec. i to-Dec. 31, inclusive, good for return within three months.  Tickets issued in connection with Atlantic Steamships will be on sale from Nov.  11 and limited to five months from date  of issue.  T* inest Equipment. Standard First Class  and Tourist Sleeping Cars and Dining  Cars on all Through Trains. Compart-  ment-Library-Observation Car on "Imperial Limited."  THE LEDGE  Is published every Thursday at Greenwood, B. C , and thc price is $2 a year,  postage free to all parts of Canada, and  Great Britain. To the United States and  other countries it is sent postpaid for  J?.50 a year. Address all letters to The  Ledge, Greenwood, B, C.  R. T. LOWERY,  PUBLISHER.  GREENWOOD B C . NOV. 24, 19I0.  There is some talk about incorporating New Denver. If such a  thing comes to pass we nominate  Jim Grier for the first mayor.  The churches in British Cqlum-  umbia are bound to be heard;-Just  now many of them are .raising  funds by giving bean suppers.  The woman who nags is a drummer for Satan.  A blue mark here indicates that  your   Subscription   has  become   deceased,   and  that the editor   would  once more like to commune with  your collateral.  JIM WARD'S TRIP.  3 Thru Express Trains Daily  THE   "TORONTO   KXI'KESS"  leaves Winnipeg daily at 22.10k, making connections at Toronto for all points  East and West thereof.  The "Imperial Limited" leaves Winnipeg daily at 8.25k, and the "Atlantic Express" at 19.00k daily, making connections at "Montreal for all points-East  thereof.  Apply to nearest C.P.R. agent for full  information.   ���������  i-Meeeeeec  CITV  ansfer c  Jim Ward, miner, scout, soldier  and trail-blazer has broken away  from tlie pleasant solitude of New-  Denver and gone alone upon a trip  to the coast. It is 40 years since  Jim g-ized upon the sad salt waves  of the blue Pacific. Years ago,  Si Johns, Tough-Nut-Jack, Jim  and us fought the Indians for four  long days. We were in Nat Tucker's cabin, and there were 18���������dead  ones in tho brush when upon the  morning of the fifth day Jack De-  laney broke through the lines and  relieved the situation. Jim, Jack  and the writer are the only ones  left of that memorable occasion,  for Si and Tough-Nut long ago  laid down their earthly packs,  cashed in, and hiked for the.vapory beyond, where the white-  winged angels have a perpetual job  pushing clouds. It is to be hoped  that Jim escapes the Bunko games  of Vancouver, and returns to the  Lucerne full of tales of what he  saw in the clam country. New-  Denver without Jim Ward is as  lonesome as tbe Newmarket hotel  would be without Henry Stege.  Cities are "never built  who do not advertise.  **.  men  Tub world always has the price  for the best. We notice' that  Melba made $50,000 in 15 weeks  this summer by singing in western  Canada. Her manager made 870,-  000.    If much ore is struck in the Big  Tunnel,' Greenwood will rapidly  becom e a secon d' B u tte.  As advertisement is like a seed.  It has to be planted for some time  in fertile soil before its fruits can  be seen by the naked-eye.  Few merchants understand the  art of advertising, and that is one  reason why so many of them complain about hard times.  Even a Smelter cannot pay much  of a dividend, by saving a few  cents upon its printing bill.  Fools rush in where wise men  hesitate, and that is why so many  human failures think they can  edit a newspaper.  Baggage transferred to  any part oi' the City. Furniture moved to any part of  the District. General Dray-  ing'of all kinds.  SIDNEY OLIVER.  STARKEY & CO.  nelson, b. c.    '  wholesale  dealers in  Produce   and   Provisions  E, W: WIDDOWS0N, ASSAYER  AND OHUMWf-Cliaruus; Gold, silver, eoppur or luurt, SI enc.li: ������'old-  Hilver, fl.iiOj silver lend, $1.50; ^old-  silver, with copptii' or lead, #2.50; zinc,  f-i; ailver-lead-zlnc, $3. Pricea {for  other metals on Application. Long1 distil nco 'phono 07, I'. 0 Box, 13 lloS,  Nelson, li. U,  FOR   SALE.  1 Pel ton Water Wheel, 3 feet.  1 National Cash -Register, in good  order. . ',  1 Large Graphafone with 20 records  1 British Plate Mirror, 4x8 feet,  good. ,   RvELLI0TT.-3������,rS,.KASL0,  MJNKHAI/ACT  Certificate of Improvements  NOriCE  Oranltc, Vernon Fractional and Clipper Fractional Mineral Claim', sltuat* in the Groon-  wood [Mining. Dh-i.slon of Vnlc District.  Where looateil: In Skylark (Jump.  TAKE NOTICE that I, M. M. Knne/Freo  Miner's CortlfJntte No. tt.'8!>l7, Intend, Hlxiy  ilnyi. from tin* iliite heraof, to apply to tlio Mill-  j'ihJ Recorder [or I) Cfiillleitle "' Iinjn'ovoincnti.  lot thnpurpoiuuf ubifliiilnK u Crown Oriint vt  il'.ciil'ove claim*.  And nirttior tako notice that action, under  Auction .17, must tie commenend before the ireu-  uik'o of Hiit-li Certiliente of Improvements.  Dated this I'fltli day of Sciitcmlior, A l������, lftio  Ai, II, KANE,  BriSCKLI.ANKOUS.  The Big Andy is being-smoked  all over the mountains.) It is sold  at the Central hotel, Phoenix.  In the good old summer time  what a pleasure it is to swing in a  hammock, and smoke K. & H.  cigars.  All the smoke in B. C. this summer is not caused by tbe people  smoking Koyal Seal cigars. Some  of it is from the forest fires.  In Phoenix N. J. Carson & Co.  carry a large stock of gent' furnishings, clothing, hats, boots and  shoes. Drop in and have a rubber.  It is not necessary to go up in  an aeroplane to smoke K. & H.  cigars. You can smoke them anywhere with perfect safety, except,  perhapp, in a black powder mill.  See the barkeeper for further information.  There is just a chance that the  Boy Scouts will be again to the  front after being disbandoned by  the Scout Master owing to the conduct of some of the-members, that  is, if the erring ones will apologize.  We always understood that the  piincipal aim of tbe Scout movement was to make bad boys into  good boys, and very much question  whether the disbandonment was  justified on that score. At any  rate We don't think B. P. himself  would have taken that course.  People who have. to be made  good by compulsion do not remain  good.  It is really better that all the  world should be drunk, than to  have one man kept sober by compulsion.  .If j'ou ,want to increase the  number of your enemies, lend  money to sm ill-minded people.  FIIB   SALE.  Fou Sale.���������1,000 shares of  Boundary Mining and Exploration  Co., Ltd. stock (Midway Coal),"at  15c per share. Apply E. G., Ledge  office.  Fou Sale.���������One of the best  restaurants in British Columbia.  Address, Jem Mace, Ledge Office.  Foil Sale.���������A copy of the Cop  per Hand Book, at a bargain.  ���������Ledge Office.  Will Sell:���������-One large handsome Golden,Oak Sideboard, one  Extension Oak', Dining Table and  six Oak Chairs to match. Apply,  W. O. H. Wilson.  Fou Sale or Rent.���������A Mason  & Rieche Piano. Apply at Ledge  odlce.  fi  Typographical triumphs are being constantly produced at the  ollice of Greenwood's leading excitement, ���������"���������'*'���������' ���������'     **  Eighteen years ago today we  opened a store in Kaslo and began  making a fortune. Those were  flush times and early every morning money could be picked up on  the streets. We found a 'four bit"  piece one morning and traced the  lead for 100 yards before it pinched  out. Those were the days when  Dave Bremner would bet his wild  soul every few minutes, and Jim  Wardner would not smoke the  cigars sold in his own saloon. In  its day, Kaslo was one of the noted  camps of the west, and its name  alone is a poem in five letters.  Killed The Bill.  Mr. De Cosmos, a member of the  Legislature of British Columbia,  certainly deserved the medal for  lung power, and he won it seemingly in a good cause and at grave  risk to himself. The chamber was  considering a bill that would drive  many settlers from their homes,  and there was a sufficient majority  to pass it. The end of ihe session  was only a day and two hours distant. At noon on the morrow the  House must close its business. De  Cosmos was desperate. He must  stop the bill, and there was only  one way to do it. He would have  to speak right on till the end of the  session and prevent a division being taken.  It was 10-o'clock in the morning  when he rose to "make a few remarks in regard to the measure  before the House." Eleven o'clock  Advice and water are two of the  cheapest things in America. Owing to this fact they are not properly appreciated by the majority of  people. That which- we/.."obtain  free is seldom valued highly,, and  the worlds gauges everything by  the prico it costs.  Sun dogs, when they accompany  the sun, are a sure sign of cold  weather. There is no way to, exterminate them owing to the fact  that they do not come within the  jurisdiction of the ordinary dog-  catcher.  If the activity of the land-grabbing speculators continues much  longer in this province, there will  soon be nothing left for the home-  seekers except the tops of the  mountains and the blue sky.  The sweetest singer   does   not  always have the prettiest.face.  came, noon, one o'clock, and still  De Cosmos talked. Members in a  spirit of jest omitted to adjourn for  lunch in order to see how long he  would keep going. The afternoon  waned, the sun went down and  lamps we lit, but De Cosmos never  faltered.  The situation was becoming serious. He certainly held the floor  and seemed likely to keep it. All  sorts of plans were tried to get him  to stop, but eloquence poured from  him as water from a mountain  spring. He was not allowed to  halt for food, though he was permitted to drink.  The Speaker insisted on keeping  to the question before the House  and objected to him repeating himself. Through the watches of the  night De Cosmos toiled on and  successfully evaded ' all traps of  "order." He went manfully on  with hia speech as the dawn broke,  kept up a slow pace as the breakfast hour arrived arid was still  speaking as the clock slowly approached the hour of 12.  On the last stroke of that hour  be stopped in the middle of a sentence aud fell to the floor. For  twenty-six mortal hours he had  stood on the floor and addressed  the House and had nearly killed  himself in doing it. The excitement bad kept him up till the end,  but when the desired result was  achieved his faculties gave way,  and it was several days before he  recovered. But the bill was blocked, and the settlers kept their  homes.  *|0������������9������l������8������OOl0������O0(&M^������rS<^^ ,  ������ ' ' , ���������**  Great, Reduction.- Sale will  only continue ��������� 10,. days  longer. *: Do'' you- consider'-that this 15,per"cent.rdisr\  coimfi'for a $5 or over purchase'. isV great saving\to;  you?   Do you realizo that you have a large stock;'of '*.  'Dry ;Grobds,  Clothing,1 Shoes', -Dresses,'- XJuderwear \  and almost everything to select your entire winter,'-]  -, ' wear and Christmas'Presents' from ?; -.,.''.'. I  i  ���������'���������i'/'tf  d  :.:������������������������  :i  .-: J  *.   *       ,      r ������ f  " Unequalled for Domestic .Use." *  - Hi  Chlorine   8.14  Sulphuric Acid  363.43  Silica '  74-29  Lime '.  84.57  Alkalies as Soda  ..-  '5.91  Magnesia  232.00  ���������Lithia  -.86  SnlDliuretted Hydrogen' 32.00  Has recently beeij thoroughly  renovated and re-furnished, and  is now the,.greatest health re-,  sort upon the continent.', Natural hot water in baths, 124 jde-  grees of heat. A course of baths  at Halcyon will 'cure nervous  and muscular diseases and eliminate rheumatism and metal ic  poisons from the system.' The'  water heals liver,', kidney and  "stomach complaints.'- The rates  are $2 a day up; or #12 weekly .  up. Postoflice, express and telegraph offices in connection; --  militant Boyd/ Proprietor,  fojlcyon, B. & g  999  n  General   Merchant  Groceries,   Provisions,', Dry   Good*,   Prospector's  ^ Supplies, etc.     Get My Prices1.-,   '���������'-', d  PHOENIX,,B. C.   A  Is opposite the Great Northern depot and is a delightful.,  haven for the weary traveler.   Great veins of hot water  -   run through the entire house, and bathrooms are al-   ^ ,  ways at the .service of those in search of material,   .  cleanliness. The dining room is an enemy to dyspepsia,  while the artistic appointment of the liquid refreshment  makes the drinks go down like eating fruit in a flower -  garden,    The sample rooms are the largest in the monn-  tains and a pleasure to drummers with big trunks.  JAS. .MARSHALL       -       -       PROPRIETOR  M  BURNS & G0.f  Dealers in Fresh and Salt Meats, Fish,'.  and. Poultry.   Shops in nearly all the  ��������� towns of Boundary and Kootenay.     ��������� ;  COPPER STREET, GREENWOOD  mmmmmmmsmwimmmii  THE  SUCCESS  OF  THE  ARGO  TUNNEL  GREAT  PROSPERITY FOB,  GREENWOOD.  1  A Strange Wedding.  it ' j  At Ottawa, one day recently,  there took place one of the strangest and most dramatic p. eddings in  the history of that city. In this  particular instance the bridegroom  was sentenced by a judge to -five'' tained his innocence.  years in a penitentiary for theft  of $100 from a farmer, and in the  afternoon of tlio same day ho stood  at the rail of the altar in St, Jos  eph's Church, chained to a turnkey of the jail, was united in marriage to his affianced, Miss Josephine Servent, of Hull. Mr. Mill*  aire, the prisoner, 'stoutly main-  In view of  punishment meted out to political  plunderers and men of Mr. Roy's  standing, is it to be -wondered at  that our people unduly criticize  tho judges who deliver judgement  in Buch cases. Admitting the guile  of the prisoner, five years for stealing $100 is rather stiff, particularly  when-politicians and bankers only  get 3 years for stealing $100,000,  -U-"J'  mrrmmirmmBtttitMm  ������W*MMtVMMMIHM


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