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 -V  SEP 2������ 1910  &^^^  \\      t ' t-a.   -jy  * vO v.<"$$i  .    /s-f.'-.l'-'r^'fEJ  ���������': ��������� ; Y-Stg  '    ' '" J'I  f'-f   J>  I  ..#������������������  r'<i*H^  Vol." XVII.  GREENWOOD, B. C, THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 22.  1910.  No. 11  ��������� ''   *'-' a  .������   '' "i *'E  j   i   .<* -    1  aMMOKhki  _    " *  HIGH-CRADE.OUARANTEED OVERALLS ARE NOT ONLY GOOD FOR  TEN CENTS A BUTTON AND 25 CENTS A RIP.   BUT THE MERCHANT    ,  THAT YOU BOUGHT THEM FROM WILL REPLACE THEM IF THEY DO NOT GIVE.  ENTIRE SATISFACriON.WITHIN THIRTY DAYS FROM DATE OF PURCHASE.  UTTIMIOMIESISffOlIRR^  tmeyWILLSTANDIPbecausetheyare-MADETOWEAR  rffl  - NOBODY BUYS OVERALLS TO PLAY TRICKS WITH  THEM SUCH AS IS SHOWN IN THE PICTURE ABOVE  IN WHICH FOUR MEN EXERTED. ALL THEIR STRENGTH  IN THE EFFORT TO RIP A PAIR OF PEABOD.YS' OVERALLS.  . BUT IF, THEY WILL STAND THIS'-THEY WONT RIP  UNDERTHE HARDEST KIND OF LEGITIMATE WEAR'  WE ARE   THE,AGENTS   OF  PEABODYS'  GUARANTEED OVERALLS.  ca-K-BEiisr-vyoorj,    b.   c.  f  ser  ������\  .'f!i  Tho Windsor Hotel is one of tlie best furnished  hotels in the West.    It is located in the heart of  Greenwood and within easy reach of all the finau- J\  *cial and commercial institutions of the Copper w  '                  Metropolis.    Heated with steam and lit by elec- A  tricity.    Commodious*- sample rooms.    The bar is %$  replete with all modern beverages, and the Cafe A  liever closes.    Rooms reserved by telegraph. w  The Windsor Hotel Co.    ' E. J.-Cartier, Manager h  friL.  Until you size up our Stock and Prices.  ���������Rj  f  -**T  We carry a BIG LINE of ALL KINDS.  "V"  ��������� ���������    *-"k������/l    *"W  J&*g,JSUA H -jt   JL      "WW    *VV������J  . - GREENWOOD,   B. C.  OPPOSITE  THE   POST   OFFICE, PHONE   27.  ggg8'''g5***^  t  1?  .1  The  Canadian  of Commerce.  SIR-EDMUND  WALKER,  C.V.O.,   LL.D.,   D.C.L.,   PRESIDENT.  ALEXANDER   LAIRD,   GENERAL   MANAGER.  Paid-up Capital, $10,000,000. Reserve Fund,. $6,000,000.  Interest at���������the current ra'te is allowed "on all deposits" of $1 and upwards in this. Department. Careful attention is given to every  accountV   Small deposits are welcomed.      _^  Accounts may~be opened in the.names of two or more persons, withdrawals to be made by anyione of them or by the survivor. * Full  and clear written instructions as to who is to make the withdrawals should always be given to the Bank when opening "accounts of  thiB nature.  J. T. BEATTIE, Manager.  Greenwood Branch.  TEMPERANCE !!  is all right if shorn of huinbuggery. ' '  Too much water drinking is just  as injurious as too much liquor or  anything else.  OUR PURE WINES  AND LIQUORS  ��������� aiu medicinal if noi abus.ec!. 'Every  household slirtuUl have a moderate  supply of mne-wines or liquors in J5(  the closet lor emergency���������either  unexpected visitors or sudden illness, when a drop of pure liquor  in time may forestall all necessity  for drugs.-  L,  tir-ttmwod liquor Company, importers; tommi; B. ���������. |  ABaagMam������at������ana������������eMS&&99n909tt9909090900999999999999m  '"-*;  GREENWOOD,   B. C  The Really Best House in the Boundary,  Recently Remodeled and Strictly Up-to-  Date.     Restaurant in Connection.  ROY&BOYER       -      -       PROPRIETORS.  BTE  HE MUST  SELL SOME STOVES  ' To pay for this space  I  THERE MAY BE A  HOLE IN THIS CORKER.  Passing Throng i  You will save money by seeing  The Furniture & Stove Man.  PHONE 16. GREENWOOD, B. C.  Deputy Attorney-General.  The appointment of J. P. McLeod as deputy attorney-general  will have the approval of all who  knew him. Mr. McLeod had a  brilliant university career and has  practiced law in British Columbia  for about fifteen years. He doesn't  play to the galleries. Few men  with more than average brains do,  but he may be classed among that  extinct species���������an honest lawyer.  ���������Slocan Record.  Racing Program Best Ever.  Purse events, running stakes  and relay races, entries for which  closed Sept. 1st, all filled well for  the Spokane Interstate Fair, Oct.  3 to 9 next. Manager R. H. Cos-  grove, who has just returned from  Butte, where he made final arrangements with owners participating in  Butte's big summer meeting,-says  the Interstate Fair is assured of at  least 100 horses now racing at  Anaconda, Great Falls and Helena.  In addition tnere will undoubtedly  be fifty horses now racing at Port-  laud, ,Walla ������.Walla and*,'North  Yakima. Among the owners that  will be in Spokane is Green. B.  Morris, who, at 7S years of age," is  the oldest horseman now actively  in the racing game. In 1888 he  sold Sir Dixon for 840,000, probably tbe highest price ever paid for  a running horse. He was following the ponies as early as 1864  when he -journeyed leisurely  through Spokane on the hurricane  deck of a prairie schooner. Some  of Morris' horses which will be  Been at Spokane are Brighton and  Harlem,Maid, both of which were  in money often at the Montana  meetings.  Jim's Remarks.  - The pioneers of the Kettle river  will banquet in Greenwood this  evening. Like the pioneer prospectors of every camp in the west,  tho**e of the Kettle river are fast  disappearing over the last divide.  It is only a few years ago that the  prospector added to his.outfit a  padlock and key. Twenty years  ago a padlock on a' cabia was an  unusual eight in the interior of B.  C, so unusual that the owner of  the locked cabin- was looked upon  with suspicion.. Now, the man  with the unlocked cabin is laughed  at as a fool. The old timers were  honest, becanse only the honest  survived. The thieves were all  either hanged or shot. Every  great mining camp in the early  days frequently tnadei examples of  those who wouldn't be straight, so  in time only the honest were left.  In the Kettle river country locks  came in witu tbe construction of  the Columbia and Western railway  and the first "dress" ball held iu  Greenwood.���������Slocan Record.  Kelson Shields for Schools.  We are authorised to state thafc  lit. Hon. Lord Strathcoua's Nelson  Shield has been offered by Rev.  Alfred Hall of Toronto, to each of  the schools in the British Columbia  Inspectorate.  There are no charges or conditions.  The British.and Foreign Sailor's  Society, which received the "Victory" copper from the Lords of the  British Admiralty,, has undertaken  the expense of mountiug, engraving and distributing these historic  shields; and only asks some voluntary contribution to reimburse  them, and aid their Sailor's Institutes for men of the Royal Navy,  Merchant Ships, etc., iu Canada  and all over the world.  These Nelson Shields are highly  valued for their patriotic and educational uses iu tho universities,  colleges and schools where they  are already placed.  Private colleges and schools are  eligible to receive tbo Nelson Shield  and should apply for them.  John Kirkup was in the city on  Monday. ;  ' The Denoro mine closed down  last week.  ���������'  Mushrooms- are plentiful in  Greenwood.  J. P. Flood has returned from  a trip to Prince Rupert. /"  The Eagles will have a banquet  at the Windsor uext week.  I Mark Kay is building the towers  on the Lone Star tramway.  - R."  G.  Sidley was 'in  the city  last week on legal business.  . ' R. V. Chisholm of Phoenix, was  a visitor in the city on Sunday.  Buy cheap building material  from J. W. Nelson, Pioneer hotel.  A full line of School Books and  School Supplies at Coles' Book Store  Mr. Biner of Phoenix, bought  the Rossland hotel building for  $200.  Visitors to Nelson should take a  look at Billy Thurman's cigar  store." ,  Ed. Haugan is puncturing rock  at the Nugget, in the Sheep Creek  camp.  . The wall-paper decorators have  been busy at the Windsor this  week.  - The Greenwood Liquor Co. received two carloads of beer this  week.  John McKellar had been granted  a license for the Union hotel at  Eholt. ' '.'  r The Boy Scouts will have a banquet at the Windsor ou Friday  evening.  Ore bins, sampling \yorks and an  office ar6 to be erected by the Argo  Tunnel Co.  James Murdock of Phoenix, took  a breath of fresh air in Greenwood  on Tuesday.  Miss Tillie Graham will not resume her studies in Spokane until  next winter.  The tram between No. 7 mine  and Boundary Falls has been put  in operation. '    ��������� ���������  Tom Hem merle' ;"and Captain  Gordon are doing some work on  the Golconda..   .   * i. .. -   George Heatberton was in the  city this week audi left on Tuesday  for Kimberley.  J. W. Nelson is now offering  bargains in building material.  Call and see him.  John Meyers took charge of the  blacksmith shop at the Argo  Tunnel this week.  Dan McBeth is in the city. He  is desirous of meeting Scotty  Lackie in the ring.*.  W. J. Hill has gone to Juneau  to take a position at one of the  mines in the vicinity.,  George Burns, a prominent  rancher from Beaverdell is spending a few days in the city.  J. T. Beattie, wife and family  returned this week from their  holiday trip to Kamloops.  There will be service in the  Methodist Church on Sunday evening first, at the usual time.  The members of his church gave  the Rev. J. A. Bedard a surprise  party upon Tuesday evening.  Wanted.���������A Good Cook for the  General Hospital, Phoenix. Wages  840 a month. Apply to the Matron  The Combination is. working a  small force of men. This is a  promisiug property near the Providence.  While Tom is in the hills, Frank  Wilm is separating hirsute appendages at the Hemmerle tousorial  parlors.  James Dimmick is spending .a  few days iu the city. He buried  his wife last week at Hood River,  Oregon.  At the smelter on Tuesday, W.  J. Kind, assistant assayer, was  scalded in the face by the bursting,  of a dome.  Piirtics in need of doors, windows and building material, can  save 50 per ��������� cent, by applying to  J. W. Nelson.  Ed. Brown has returned from  the Mother Lode and is driving  the delivery wagon for the Russell-  Law-Caulfield Co.  Hugh McGillvray has gone to  Montreal on a three months visit,  Robert Halcro has taken his position at the National.     <  Charley Summers is running a  saloon in Spokane, called the  Theatre Bar. He drinks nothing  but water and looks like a winner.  Wall-paper of many kinds, designs and prices, at Coles' Book  Store. Decorate your, homeB bo-  fore the frost becomes too continuous.  The enlarging of No. 3 furnace  at tho smelter is nearly completed,  aud next month the capacity of  the works will be 2,500 tons of oro  daily.  Western Float  At a meeting of the Liberal association on Tuesday evening, J.  D. Spence was presented with a  cane just previous to hi>* departure  to carry on a law business in Toronto.  Tom Edwards is doing assessment work upon the Eureka and  Silver Queen in south Wellington  camp. During the summer he was  at the LundbrecK coal mines in  Alberta.  David Good and Bob Perry will  take 12 pack animals to Kelowna  this week. For some time, they  will pack supplies from that town  to the surveyors of tho Kettle  Valley railway.  F. J. Wlialey,  of the Spokane  Review, was in the city last week 0f bricks is 40',000.  and let a contract to John  Berg  maun and L. ~  Quesnel has a building boom.  Eggs are $l'a dozen in Dawson.  A drug store has been opened in  Marcus.  A box factory will be started at  Penticton. V  Ed. Burden has started a shingle  mill in Molson.  The Knox Methodist Church has  been re-opened.  Around Penticton, grouse are  plentiful this year.  At Blairmore, the' daily  output  P. Olsen to sink the  shaft on the Combination to a  depth of 100 feet.  Anglican Church, Harvest  Thanksgiving, Sept. 25. 8 a. m.,  Holy Communion; 11 a. m., Morning Prayer, Holy Communion and  Sermon; 7:30 ,p. m., Evening  Prayer and Sermon. M. F. Hilton,  Vicar.  There will be no more prize  fighting in Phoenix. On Monday  night, Scotty Lackie knocked out  Bob Pritchard in the second round.  Pritchard was unconscious for  several hours ofter his head struck  the floor.  This week, 40 Italians came  from Spokane to Princeton to work  on the railway. 'As they had the  cards 'of American employment  agents in their hats, "the law in regard to alien labor must have been  changed recently.  This ofiice was presented, last  week, with a box-of mixed fruit  from Peachland. The fruit was  sent by Dave Hardie and grown  on the ranch of J. "McLaughlan.  Judging from the high grade  quality of this fruit, Dave is lucky  to live in the locality where it is  produced. Peachland must be a  miniature Eden. Thanks, Dave !  you will never be forgotten.  "A Good Position.���������Can be had  by ambitious young men and ladies  in the field of "Wireless" or Railway telegraphy. Since the S hour  law became effective, aud since the  wireless companies are establishing  stations throughout the country  there is a .great shortage of telegraphers." " "Positions pay beginners  from S70 to 890 per month, with  good chance of advancement. The  National Telegraph Institute operates six official institutes in  America, under supervision of  R. R. and "'Wireless Officials and  places all graduates into positions.  It will pay you to write to them  for full details at Davenport, la;  Cincinnati, O; Portland, Ore; or  Memphis, Tenn.  Kettle Valley Operations.  The Kettle Valley people were a  bit slow about getting to work, but  recently matters have been moving  more satisfactorily. Work has  been under way at Merritt for a  couple of months or more and recently further contracts were let at  the Merritt end. At Midway material is being assembled and work  is likely to begin any day. At  Penticton also things are commencing to move. The Herald tells of  the arrival there of the surveyors  and outlines the work they are  undertaking. The Enderby Press  also gives the substance of an interview with President Warren. It  says:      '  "Mr. J. J. Warren, president of  tho Kettle Valley railroad, passed  down the valley to Penticton on  Monday. Mr. Warren goes to  go over the work of locating the  line into Penticton with Mr. Mc-  Callough, engineer of the system  who has just come over the proposed route from Merritt. "Wo  have surveys into Penticton from  both the south-east and northwest," said Mr. Warren in a recent interview. "But we have  never linked them together, aud  this work will now be done." "It  we can get the necessary heavy  timbers and crib work into Peu-  ticton 'this fall," he continued,  "we will, commence work on the  building of our wharf." .Regarding tho construction of yards: and  rouudhouses in Penticton, Mr.  Warren stated that these would be  built to take care of locomotives  aud cars as soon as construction  work was far enough advanced.���������  Hedley Gazette.    .  A Stayer.  Oscar Nelson, well-known in  this place, arrived in town Friday  from his home at Boundary Falls,  B.C. Ho was on his annual pilgrimage to Golden to do the annual representation work on a group  of claims in that vicinity, a work  he has carried on religiously for  many years, ample evidence that  ho is confident that tho ground  contains mineral that justifies the  time aud labor spent upon it. He  reports that his brother, Billy, a  former Orovilleain, has sold "his  hotel at Greenwood, that he has  conducted for years and has gone  out of business.���������Orovillo Gazette.  The creeks around Alberta Canyon are fnll of fish.  At Kitselas, 61 boxes have been  put in the postoffice.  A demonstration farm  ia to be  located near Merritt.  There are thirteen ladiea now  living in Fort George.  J. J. Mai-kB, the actor, will go  into business in Merritt.  The Surprise mine has opened  an office in'New Denver.  ' The new Cariboo club at Quesnel  has no bar in connection.  Berlyn Bewley will open a  plumbing fihop in Merritt.  At one time, the Hudson Bay  Co. owned half of Canada. .  T. H. Elliott has opened a tool  sharpening shop in Golden.  Work is to be resumed on the  Handy mine, near Gerrard.  Ther'e are over 100 cases of  whooping cough in Dawson.  Hiram Cooley will open a skating  rink in Hazelton this winter.  In the Yukon, coal has been  located in the" Watson valley.  A temporary water system is  being installed at Fort George.  Warren J. DeBeck is opening a  stationery store in Fort George.  Next year, a stern-wheel steamer  will be operated on Nicola lake.  Tourist travel to the Yukon was  lighter than usual this summer.  The Great Northern railway is  building coal bunkers at Marcus.  The   Bank   of   Vancouver   has  opened a branch in Fort George.  ;   .The hotels at Oroville have been  crowded"with guests this month.  Mr. Mclnnis of Calgary, has  built a sawmill near Crow's Nest.  Kaslo is shipping large quantities of lumber to the prairie towns.  The Bank of Commerce is closing its branch at Skagway, Alaska.  Mrs. Bigando died in Rossland  after an operation for appendicitis.  At Rossland, two new veins  have been struck in the Iron Mask.  A carload of Epsom Salts is being shipped from Orouille to Spokane.  A sawmill, with a capacity of  40,000 feet, is to be built at Can-  ford.  In Spokane, there are 237 retail  liquor licenaes issued at 81,000 a  year.  Mrs. Florence Sutton has been  appointed mining recorder at Ash-  croft.  In the Slocan, Tony Becker has  built a residence at the Lucky Jim  mine.  Native cranberries are very  plentiful around White Horse,  Yukon.  The Bank of Vancouver has  opened a branch at Collingwood,  Ontario.  Musk melons, 34 inches long,  have been grown near Marcus, this  summer.  George Gordon is closiug his  store at Lundbreck and moving to  Spokane.  At Princeton, efforts are being  made to have a smelter locate in  that town.  This year, 15,000 hens have been  shipped from the east to British  Columbia.  The wagon road between Three  Forks* and McGuigan has been  completed.  In Vancouver, many real estate  men are beginning to sell mining  properties.  Dan McKeeman shot a mountain  lion, near Golden, that weighed  205 pounds.        ''���������<.  John Pringle and his dramatic  company are playing iu the Okanagan towns.  John Stussie, who opened the  first store in Rossland, has gone to  Fort George.  After being postmaster at Golden  for over 20 years, C. A. Warren  has resigned.  In the lake, near Kaslo, J. J.  Fingland recently caught a fish  weighing 18 pounds.  Captain William Smith, a veteran of the Crimean war, died in  Revelstoke last week.  In New Denver, J. 0. Bolandcr  has cucumbers in hif* garden that  are sixteen inches long.  It is estimated that tbe first 12  miles of the Kettle Valley railway  will cost 815.000 a mile.' " .-  Charles Erickson and  William"'  Walleen of Rossland, have invented a new machine clamp:  Fort George has 13 ladies ,and  desperate efforts are being made to  increase the number to 14.'  This year, from his orchard at  Grand Forks, J. D. Honsberger  shipped two carloads of prunes.  A sheep ranch has been estab- ,  lished on the line of the G.T.P.,  quite a distance west of Edmonton.'  A social club is being" organized -"  in South Fort .George.   -This shows-''  how civilization is spreading in the  north.  Bert N. Sharp has been appointed   superintendent   of   the   First-  Thought   Extension   mine,   near -  Orient.  Recently, in Revelstoke, most  of the hotels have been full, owing  to the increasing importance of  that city.  There are no church buildings  in Naramata, but the Methodists  ,expect to build one this winter, at  a cost of 82,500.  The Marquart ranch, in the Nicola valley, containing 1840 acres,  ha������ been sold to William Thompson of Great Falls, for 820,000.   -  For not having the bar-room  blinds in regulation fashion, the  proprietor of the Cold water hotel  in Merritt, was fined $100 and  costs.  At Juneau, Alaska, the Tread-  well company is installing 200 more  stamps. This will make 1,109  stamps in operation, the largest  number of any company in the  -world. "  Two Chinamen. were given a  year in jail for running a gambling -  house in South Fort George. Tb������  senteuce was suspended for a week  in order to allow them to leave the  country.  Around The Woi-fes.  ' A carload of motors and other  electrical    equipment    from    the  Westinghouse Co. for the Hedley  Gold Mining Co. came in last week.  The building over the Oliver filter  presses has been all closed in and  the new Co**liss engine is almost  set up and ready for the steam.  This week they are getting ready  to - raise. the big smpke'stack^for- \  the new boilers.    This is no light "  job as the smokestack is 80 feet  long and 5 feet in diameter and is  set up on breeching supported by  masO'iry.      All possible speed is  being made with the  work of installation to get everything .housed  and in working order before winter  sets in, but the delay in getting the  machinery sent   forward   by   tbe  manufacturers is proving a serious  draw back.      Most of this machinery was contracted for early in the  spring but some of it  has not yet  been shipped.���������Hedley Gazette.  '"X?k\  .The Old-Timers.  At the annual meeting of the  K. R. & S. O. Pioneer's Society,  held in Greenwood, last Thursday,  S. T. Larsen was elected president;  A. S. Black, secretary; and J. R.  Jackson, M.P.P., treasurer. The  vice-presidents are A. Megraw, D.  A. Carmichael, H. Megraw, J. W.  Nelson, P. T. McCallum, John McLaren, J. H. Bromley and E. M.  Cudworth.  The following were admitted as  members: William Barnett. C. J.  McArthur. A. Sater, J. B. Des-  rosiers and James Marshall.  In the evening a banquet was  given in the Pacific hotel, at which  the members and their guests enjoyed themselves for three hours.  The next meeting of the society  will be in Midway.  V:-'J  The Blue Bird.  Alexander Sharp, the wellknown  mining engineer, who looks after  all P. Burns's properties has jusfe .  been taken down to the Blue Bird  mine in  the  South  Belt by A. S.  Goodeve,  M.P.,  J.  S.  C. Frasar-  and  C.   R.   Hamilton.    In a subsequent interview  with   a   Miner-  representative  Mr.   Sharp paid he  was astonished  at, what   he  saw  here.    In his conscientious opinion  it was a splendid property.   ��������� With  twenty year's metaliferous experience and as a mining engineer  up  and down the whole of British Columbia he  could   confidently, say  that Rosslaud was tho best camp of  %ny, but somehow or other capitalists had lost sight of it.     The Progressive Association   was Working  Uong right lines iu  boosting the  camp and all one had  to say was  the truth.    The oro at the Blue  Bird was silver oro, just the same  as that at Butte, which ran to copper at depth.    lie had in his hand  a specimen of tho oro which was a  ���������uiperb  piece of valuable ore.    He  had also inspected the Mayflower1  which was another excellent proposition  and   ho' could confidently  recommend capitalists to turn their  attention to the camp where there  were abundant   opportunities   for  successful investment. ���������'KoBetoud  Miner.  \imaumuLmMmwMMi  mmmnmamxttm THE   LEDGE,   GREENWOOD,   BRITISH COLUMBIA.  L  i  All  Is Fair, He Said, and His  Sweetheart Agreed.  By KATE M. CLEARY.  Doris was slnghjg as she came flying  ���������Sown the wide ..stairway and out Into  the warm brilliancy'.of the young day,  for It was .midsummer,... the'.rime of  roses,; of fragrance, of romance.  And Doris seemed the veritable spirit of It all-at least so thought the  young fellow watching her from his  seat under the great elm. But It was  not till she was quite close to him that  "she was aware of his presence. The  gay little chanson she had been lilting  censed, and Ihe pretty, startled color  deepened In lit;- ������oft checks.  "lion Jour!" she cried blithely and  paused* In ber A talari'a like night.  "Mercy! What 'a morning to be poring over a book! Why, instead you  should"���������  "1 know!" He had risen nnd was  towering before her, straight and  stately, a. .nmu with an air that was  more that of a soldier than a student  "You think I should prefer to cultivate  Dame Nature."  There was a quizzical dicker In the  gray, black lushed, black browed  eyes that met hei accusing gaze.  "If you will put down ihut book you  may walk wiih me as far as the abode  of Mrs. Alelinda Parsons*, who is expecting me (Ids 'morning to write her  monthly letter lo her ���������>���������*!) iu the Philippines."  .''The permission is tempting," confessed John Jardine, "but there Is  Freddie"��������� I  "Oh, It jou prefer Freddie's society  to  mine'"    The  little chin with   the /  dimple went up In the nir.  "But I'm paid lo teach your brother,  Miss AYare," he hastened to explain.  "And uot to accompany uie. i. quite  understand." And then. with.much  dignity of demeanor, "Good morning.  Mr. Jardine."  "Good morning." he replied ruefully.  Rut the quizzical  smile  was dancing  again in  bis handsome eyes as Miss  AVare flashed open her parasol, whisk  ed up the skirts of  her embroidered ]  batiste and turned loftily away only to i  pause when she bad takeu a tew steps  and look back over her shoulder with !  eyes full of infinite reproach. !  "There's that dog at Brown's and��������� j  he might bite.   And���������and it's bard to  get over the pasture stile���������alone. And"  ���������a pitiful quiver in her voice clinched  the sincerity of her; assertions���������"I am  afraid  ot snakes���������and  there  may  be |  snakes.   Freddie  saw  one  last sum- J  mer." '|  There was no questioning the triumphant truth of the final declaration  Jfor.'Avns refusal longer possible. Con- ,  ; quered. John .Jardine found himself ;  walking along the avenue, adjusting I  hi3 loug stride to the gait ot Miss Do- !  ris Ware, who, now that she had her ���������'  own way iu persuading the most stub- i  boru individual wiih whom she had '���������  ever come in contact, was radiant aud ;  bubbling over with merriment. !    j  Since six mouths before their ac- j  qualntanee began the little flirt, belle, j  beauty aud heiress had vainly tried all j  her graces and fascinations on the seri- |  ous and stately Instructor of her bois- j  terous young brother, it bad seemed ���������  so natural since she was a schoolgirl  In short dresses to have admirers by '  the dozeu that the'difficulty she espe- ,  rienced of bringiug Jardine to horfeet  ..piqued, her and made ber more than  ever determined to make bim capitulate. She would have opened her pansy purple eyes very wide Indeed aud  have been honestly amazed had any  one accused her of being heartless.  She would have said that no one  meant to be serious. Anyhow all knew  ���������for it was an open secret���������that she  was not free. Her marriage hud been  arrauged-oh, ages ago���������by parents  nnd lawyers aud solicitors and that  kind of people. It was purely a marriage of convenience. 'But it appeared  to be very convenient indeed and  quite satisfactory all around.  Some day, when she was old. very  old-perhaps twenty-tour or thereabout  ���������Lord Lessington would come sailing  over the sea and wed ber and bear ber  back over the billow to a magnificent  historic old home in Sussex, and she  would be a great lady and lead a good  and beautiful life and be happy forever and ever, which, as her heart had  never been touched autl she was only  a wild ana winsome little maiden,  seemed quite right and natural.  Only of late she bad begun to wonder why her eyes would droop when  euddenly eueounteritig those of the  man beside whom she now walked,  rattling on In light, inconsequent fashion. She was furious when she found  ber cheeks grow burning hot at the  moment of a chance meeting. What  was he to her that her heart had come  to beat more quickly when in his presence? Defiantly she summoned all her  bright audacity to conceal this strange  new unrest  Homeward bound an hour later, they  secured their mail at (lie village. In  tile green gloom, gold pierced, of the  forest  pathway  Ihe girl sat down to  resist. The sweet shock or wall, the  sense of being protected, more than ail  the ecstatic knowledge of her own  ���������heart, overwhelmed her, His kisses  were on her cheeks.: tier lips, and his  passionate words in her cTirs.  "No. no!" she cried and drew away.  "It Isn't right! I must "marry Lord  Lessington. it wns ail arranged long  ago. I never objected. 1 didn't  know"���������  "That���������no, I shan't touch you again  unless you come' 10 me. You didn't  know that you were going to fail in  love with me!"  Her color came back with n rush.  "is this," she .'ialtcr'cd���������"Is this���������  love';"  He laughed, a low, eonlented, joyous  laugh.  "I will answei that only with you In  my arms.   Come!"  She hesitated. Aware of a bewildering.sense of happiness, she still hesitated But his <.'yi'^ compelled her.  She took a step forward, and again  his arms infolded her. it was with  dread of the bailie lo be possessing  her that Doris \\ are heard the first  dinner bell that evening. But it was  .11 "determined young lady who held tier  head high and went down the stairway lo meet tlie Knglish nobleman  whom It had necn decided should  'make tier his wile. Would her always  indulgent father be furious'in' learn  she was to��������� marry ir penniless, tutor?  Would her weak, ambitious, "mother  weep and protest? What matter?  She would have tiini wlioin she loved  ���������loved���������loved:  "(Jo in.'" n<*r parents, standing at  tlie foot of the stairs, kissed her.  "Go in. and God bless you both! He  is waiting.   (Jo to "nim."  Then the slender figure, all in snowy  draperies of clinging lace, was walking up the room.  "I>am sorry to have to tell you. Lord.  ( Lessington"��������� she began/bur the words  MUSIC HATH CHARMS.  she   would   have spoken   were  never  said.  'The tall, handsome man in evening1  dress had ber held tightly to uis  heart, a'nu the arms that closed around  her were those that had been her refuge that morning in the forest.  "John.'' she whispered. "John!"  "Cedrio John 1'irdine Dynely, Lord  Lessington," he corrected her. "Beloved, I've won you." 1 ve served for  you. if not as long as l acob served for  Bachel. as faithfully, ir's otair���������all's  fair, sweetheart, in love and warP  D'sfended a Little Bay.  Nine-year-oid Kobert came home  ftotn school oue nay with a dirty face  and a torn stocking and a generally  disheveled appearance. There was a  bump on his forehead  which he was |  But   For  the   Most   Part  the  Savage  Beasts   Were   Immune.  One morning not long ago, before  the weather got so hot "that the lion  longed for the comfort of tlie tropical  jungle, a party of three made a pilgrimage to the Riverdale Zoo on an  ���������unusual quest.. It iva'a to make observations and photographs upon the  effect which different music as rendered by a phonograph has upon different animals.  There is the usual temptation to offer1 hasty conclusions as to the'character of animals from tlie manner in  which they received different selections, but this will be resisted, while  a few general and safe: conclusions are  hazarded. For example, the noble  lion was''regarded as a fit subject for  .something robust. Ah, we have it.  We will try Caruso on him. With  the first mild notes of the Italian  songster, the lion stood and pawed  tlie floor in the keenest '.animation.  Then as Caruso warmed up the lion  became more attentive, and as the  song grew in volume until the roof  fairly raised, the king of the jungle  turned and stood facing the phonograph horn in a state of wrapt contemplation that was a tribute to the  king of tenors.  ���������; Of all tlie unresponsive inhabitants  of the Zoo, the goats took the prize.  This experiment just put them where  they belong in the scale of culture.  The phonograph man hunted out'a  Sousa inarch which."we felt sure would  be popular'in:goat pastures. But it  had no. effect whatever. Cornet solo?  and other delicacies were tried in  vain, but when 'a resourceful attendant put some grass in the mouth of  tlie horn there was a procession up  the inclined post that did more credit  to the goat stomach than to the goat  brain.  The procession of experimenters  presently, visited the "Scotch deer.  Here, we thought, is an opportunity  to test this cianishness to the utmost.  So out over the Don Flats there pealed Harry Lauder in his best voice,  singing "Stop Yer Tieklin', Jock."  The so-called Scotch deer must have  come from a remote fastness, for  Harry .Lauder'had no charms for him.  and he remained at the far side of  his'peri and would not be comforted.  The llama made, a picturesque effect as he came up to the phonograph, all alertness and curiosity. He  was evidently pleased with 'the cornet solo selected for his diversion.  When we came to the buffalo ��������� wolves  we had real wild things to deal with.  A band selection drove them hither  and thither over the i>en. Then we  remembered the old story of the man  lost in the woods who saved his lift  by soothing the wolves with a violin. So we put in a violin solo by  Mischa Ehrian. The result was that  the wolf stood on his hind legs, threw  his head back and howled.  So the narrative, might go on.  /Ihe  THE BASTILLE.  !"ll"fU"Jl'.ry"'S. !������..<,O,"'0al by pull-"si monkeys jumped Vh^'ufaf-d scolded  his cap down ovet his race,  "Why,' Robert, what have you been  doing? How did you get so dirty?  And what has happened to youi tace?"  asked his mother.  Roberi looked mysterious.  "Oh. I've been trnn' to Keep a little  boy from beiu' licuetl." he replied, with  an offhand air of accustomed vittue.  His mother was delighted.  ."How tine and brave ot you. dear,"  she cried. "That is what you must always do. You must always stand up  for the little boys. I am sure you are  going to grow up to be a uero. You  are a splendid little man, and mother  is proud of you. Who was the little  boy?"  "Me." replied Robert. "I broke Jimmy Andrews' pencil box, and he tried  to wollnp me. It was an awful tight*.  He won."���������Philadelphia Times.  the peacock strutted at the.sound of  the band music; the brown boars  tried to dance on hearing the band  play; while the eagles, who were unresponsive to all other efforts, were all  alive on hearing a yodel song by Madame Schuinann-Heink.���������The Toronto  Globe.  The Color of His Coat.  Professor Vircbow was almost as famous for his excessive bluutuess of  speech as for bis very remarkable  mental attainments. Often be spoke  so unfeelingly to the students who sat  under bim iu the lecture rooms that  they have been known to leave his  classes and not return. According to  Berlin traditions, one of the professor's  favorite replies to a wrong answer to  one of his questions was:  "Certainly not. Any cook would  know better than that."  On the other hand, be seemed to appreciate the spirit in some of his stu-  deuts which prompted them to answer  111 in back in very much his own tone.  Once when be was presiding In a very  old and faded suit of clothes he turned  suddenly upon a seemingly bashful  mau sitting near bim and asked:  "Do your eyes tell you the truth?  What color is this coat of mine?"  Without an instant's hesitation the  young mau rose aud said: "I presume  it was once black. Now it is any color  except white."  That studeut was passed.  Practice That Made Perfect.  "Yes. sir." said the barber, deftly  rubbing tbe lather Into the scalp of the  patron. "1 was ship's barber on a  transpacific steamer for five years until the ship was wrecked and 1 was  cast away on an Island In the south  seas. I lived there for two years and  never saw a human being, but when I  was rescued I flatter myself J was a  bettor shnnipooer thai) ever. 1 kept in  practice all the time."  "Hon* did you maaagg It?" tulced tbe  patron.  "I ������lja.tnnnno(l thu papna.nntM."~XJl������  read   her  letters.    Leaning against  a j Students Hold Funeral,  tree, grave and silent. Jardine stood ;     g^  un(ler���������rildunte,  vvll0  were aent  w.irching her. d,)W���������  frol|1 Cambridge (Km,'.) recent-  "Oh."  she  cried   out   suddenly  and    jy  for  t--|{j,*g   -,,,������������������[ in  a  '"rag"  were  f'irnpfl vpry pale, "he Is coming!   His j given  a  mock  funeral, and  were escorted to the railway station by forty  lawyer writes he Is comlnjr! Oh. I  didn't think he'd come for years and  years!" There was downright dread In  the eyes that looked plteously up nt  her companion. "Lord Lessington Is  coming."  lie nodded. "You've never wen  him?" be nnkril, "He Is old. 1 suppose,  nnd ugly i*.ml altogether detectable!"  VNo���������oh, noi It wnx nil arranged,  Rut they say ho Is young and ffood,  He Is very rich, of course.   I didn't ! spent the night at the station  think I'd mlnd-and now."   Sho rose, I  Growth  of  Postoffice.  The figures show that in the ten  years previous to the Postmaster-General's report for last year, new post-  offices had been established .at the  rale of one for every working-day.  With the tremendous inrush of people into the Canadian West this rate  of extension must be greatly accelerated. Last year, the postoffiees in  the provinces west of the Great Lakes  numbered 2,716, as against G-15 in the  same territory twenty years ago. In  Saskatchewan alone there were, last  year, 861 postoffiees, or almost one-  third more than in the whole of the  West in 1889. The increase has not  been in the West alone, however, but  has been general throughout the Dominion. Ontario last year had 3,G94  postoffiees, as against 3,228 ten years  ago, and 2,971 twenty years ago. That  the increase in j>ostofIices means better facilities for existing population  as well as new facilities for new places  is proven by the fact that Prince Edward. Island, which has fncreased but  little in population, had, last year,  465 postofiices as against 409 in 1899,  and 315 in 1889. For New Brunswick  the figures are 1,397 for 1909 as against  1,180 ten years ago, and 1,085 twenty  years ago. The number of offices in  the Yukon last year was 21.  Sir   William   Butlsr.  Canada remembers Sir William  Butler as the author of "The Great  Lone Land," a book on western Canada before railways and migrations of  people were features of prairie life.  Sir William died recently in the old  country at the age of 72. He was one  of the brilliant roll of soldiers whom  Ireland has given to the Empire's service. Sir William was born in Tip-  erary. and started soldiering nt.the  ago of 20. He served in many parts  of "the world, and saw much active  service, in which he greatly distinguished himself. After four years in  the east, he went in 1870, with the  Red River expedition in western Canada. The years 1873 and 1874 saw  him in Ashanti, and the following  year he went on a special mision to  Bloernfontein. In the Zulu war (1879-  80) he was staff officer at the British  sea base. In 1882 he was in Egypt,  and fought at Kassassin and Tel-el-  Kebir. Two years later he was selected hy Gen. Wolscley to organize  the Nile Expedition for the rescue of  Gordon  and the fact that it was too late was  no fault of his  Rise and the Fall of the Famous State  Prison of France.  The famous French prison known  as lite Hastille was started on April  22, 135G, by order of Charles V. The  Bastille turned out to be an important structure in history, and its fall  on July 15��������� 1789, marked the beginning of the French Involution. It  was originally intended by Charles as  a defense against tlie English. When  it came to be used as a state prison  it was provided with vast bulwarks  and ditches. The Bastille had four  towers of five stories each on each of  its large sides. It was curtly in these  towers and partly in underground cellars that the prisoners were situated.  It. was capable of containing from  seventy to eighty prisoners, a number frequently reached during Uie  reigns of,Louis XIV. and Louis XV.,  the majority of them being persons  of the higher ranks. In its site now  stands thu Column of July, erected in  memory of the patriots of 1789 and  1830.  The name bastille, or bastel, in ancient times was given to any kind of  structure calculated to withstand a  military force, and thus, formerly in  England and on the borders of Scotland, the term bastel house was usually applied to places of strength 'and  fancied security. The French Bastille  was originally called the Bastille St.  Antoine.  Stephen Marcel, provost of the merchants, undertook the erection of Uie  French Bastille. Tlie building was  enlarged in 1369 by Hugh Aubniot,  provost of Paris under Charles V.  He added two towers, which, being  placed opposite to those already existing on each side of the gate, ina.de ol  the Bastille a square fort, witli a tower at each of the four angles.  After the death of Charles V., Aub-  riot, who had many enemies, was  prosecuted for alleged crimes and wa?  condemned 'to.'-perpetual.-.confinement  in the Bastille, of which,-according to"  some historians, he was the first prisoner. After some time he was removed thence to Fort l'Eveque, another  prison, from which he was liberated  in 1381 by the insurrection of tlie  Alaillotins.  After this insurrection, in 1382, tlie  young king, Charles VI., still further  enlarged the Bastille by; adding four  towers to it, each 100 feet high, thus  giving it, instead of the square form  it originally possessed, the shape of  an oblong or parallelogram. To in-  ciease its strength the Bastille was  surrounded by a ditch 25 feet deep  and 120 feet wide. The road which  formerly passed through it was turned to one side.  The Bastille from its commanding  position was closely connected with  important affairs in French history  and was occupied by the Guises in  1588, by Charles IV. in 1584, the Fron-  deurs in 1649 and Conde in 1652.  It was natural, therefore, tiiat the  Bastille should be one of the first objects of attack at the outbreak of the  Revolution. In. July 15, 1798, the  populace of Paris, recruited chiefly  from the Faubourg St. Antoine, "attacked the fortress and stormed it after a half-hearted resistance by the  governor, De Launay, and a handful  of Swiss. The governor and seven of  his men were killed, the archives of  the prison scattered, .and the prisoners, seven jm number, were carried  through the streets and hailed as victims of tyranny and martyrs in the  people's cause. Tlie building itself  was torn down. The anniversary of  the taking of the Bastille is celebrated  every year as the national holiday of  France.  LIVE  STOCK   EXHIBITION'S  To tho man who raises live stock,  to the lover of live stock, it should bo  an inspiration to him to gaze upon  the magnificent horses, cattle, sheep  and swino exhibited at our various  Fairs over this Wcslern country during the past month. Each year we'  see new breeders entering the field.  Each year the old timers find it harder and harder to take home a bunch  of ribbons, And to a man who has  once been a big winner of ribbons,  it's tough sliding to see tho.novice  break into the winning ranks.  ���������And let me tell you another thing,  the novice who does break into the  .winning camp has a good right to  iiwull up like a pouter pigeon and  strut about just a litfle^anyway. A  fjw years back show herds from Ontario would be sent West to 'clean  'cm up' each year, and they did too  to a largo extent. But this year their  Napoleons found their Waterloo, and,  instead of making the annual 'clean  up,' they found they must dig down  in their jeans to help pay the way  back home, for the case piizcs went  to the Western Boys on the majority  of classes .which contained Eastern  entries.  Tlic beauty of the whole proposition  is that west"rn breeders a e waking  ii]) to the fact that ih y might win a  Utile cash prize now and then. This  is increasing tho entries each year,  ���������md the winning of the novices is giving the 'movement t e kiirl of encouragement that is needed to insure  success.  In tulk'ng with many of tlie breeders, thoy advise that it was on account of "tin; boy" that they took an  interest in show stock. It was because "Ihe hoy" worked lo shape up  a few animals, because he showed an  i nclinifion to beat out some, of tlie  old-timer1, that the f.ithers put their  stamp of approval to the scheme  rather than disappoint th**'boy.  That is the proper spirit,' and if  more hoys would show that "I'm going to win policy," there, would be  more proud dads to say, "I'm with  you son."  .���������%*S5&  1MAQE IN CANADA  Is the Standard Article  READY FOR USE IN ANY QUANTITY  For making soap, cof tening water, removing old paint,  disinfecting sinks, cloteti, drains and for many other j  purposes.   A can equals 20,lbs. SAL SODA.  Useful for 500 purposes���������Sold Evert/Where.'.  E. W. GILLETT COMPANY LIMITED TOHONTO, ONT."'  And  No Raise  "When did you commit your first  fatal extravagance?"  "When my boss r*.f2i*red to my  wages as my saiary."  "["And whon did you peri.etiate this  latent folly?"  "'file day my wife called my salary  my 'income.' "���������(".eyeland -Leader.  Minaid's  Liniment Cures  Diphtheria.  An old gentleman accustomed to  walk around .St. James' paik every  i\ny, wa* once asked by a friend if he  still took his u;>u:il wjlk.  "A'o, sir," replied tlie old man, "I  can not do'as much now. 1 can't walk  around the paik. I only go half way  around and back again."  ft  is  useless  providing  pure  fresh  Dying Words C.  O.  D.*. ,  Old Skinbones was dying. The  nurse asked him if he had any- last  words. "Yes," he murmuied* "tele-  g.aph.my biolhc-r "h CL-ago and'  send collect."    , ���������     -- ,   ���������  Small but Potent.���������Parmelce's' Vegetable Pil's are small, but they are effective in action. Their fine'.qualities  as a' corrector of stomach troubles are  known to thousands and th-jy-are-in  constant demand everywhere by' tho. e  who know what a safe and simple  remedy thoy are? They need no introduction to those acquainted with  them, but to those who may not know  them they,, are presented as the best  preparation on* tlie market for disorders of the' stomach.  Friend���������Haven't   you-  named    the  milk for your cnildreii, and then "I-1 bnby vet  lowing disease germ bearing flics 'to I pro,;(, Mother-No; we must be very  coutiniiiii.itj it. Use Wilsons Hy "careful lo give him a nice one, be-  Fads and keep your house free from  c���������UgC there will   be so many named  the   filthy  insects.  "Po6w&.Iohn! Ho was a kind and  ���������forbearing husband!" sobbed John's  widow on her return from flic funeral,  "'i'es," said a sympathizing neighbor,  "but it's f.ir the best. You must try  to comfort yourself my dear, with the  thought that vour husband is at peace  it last."  loliccman to tliiif climbing info a  window by an apple tree)���������"What arc  you doing up that  tree?"  Th'cf���������"Looking for an ap;.le or  two.  Policeman���������"Apples   in -April?"  Thief���������"Excuse inn, sir���������I* had forgotten that.'.'��������� Fliecencle Blaetter.  -   Bailie   (to  "witness)���������"And     where  were you when' this assault occurred?"  Witness���������"Just across the street."  Bailie���������"Then why didn't you go to  the    complainant's   assistance    when  you saw him attacked?"  Witness���������"Faix, I wasn't sure then  that he wouldn't be the defendant."  One of the commonest complaints of  infants is worms and Ihe most effective application for them is Mother  Giave's  Worm Exterminator.  "You think thoy can prove the  voung man was mentally incapacitated at the time?"  "Oil, yes.    They've got all the evi- j words to tell to a gentleman."  deuce  that's  necessary  to show  that     "Whisper them to tho judge, then,"  his   father always  gave  him   all   the | magnanimously   suggested    counsel���������  "Repeat the words the defendant  used," commanded counsel for the  woman plaintiff in a case of slander  being tried in the First Criminal  (Jourt of Newark recently.  "I'd rather not," bashfully replied  the   defendant.    "They   were   hardly  after him when he is premier.  Minard's   Liniment  Cures 'Distemper.  "Why don't you get married" said  Blank to a friend of his. "Because.'in  the first place, I detest women '-.on  principle; secondly, anil chiefly, because* mani.ige would int.'ifere -with  my literary woik." "What class of  work?"    "I  am  writing love-stories."  money he  wanted."1  Dealer.  ���������Cleveland  Plain  and the court was obliged to rap for  order.���������I.ippincott's.  Sense mo. Dese cullud pahties  am bein' crowded too much fob me."  "Then you won't buy a ticket, Mis.  tali Dawson?"  "Not on youh life, Miss An'son. De  last pleasant "event 1 ''tended I got  mah razor so nicked dat I ain't  .-shaved since."  A Tale of Russian  Wolves.  A man was telling about an exciting experience in Russia. His sleigh  was pursued over the frozen wastes  by a pack of at least a dozen famished/wolves. He arose and: shot the  foremost one, and the others stopped  to devour it. But they soon caught  j-up with him, and he shot another,  which was in turn . devoured. This  was repeated until the last famished  wolf was almost upon hiiii with yearning jaws when���������  "Say, partner," broke in one of the  listeners, "according to your reckoning, that last famished wolf must have  had the other eleven inside of him."  "Well, come to think it over," said  the story teller, "maybe lie wasn't so  darned famished, after all!"  Clerical Slips.  An English preacher, discoursing  upon Bunyan and his works, caused  a titter among his hearers by exclaiming, "In these days, my brethren, we  want  more   Bunyans!"  Another clergyman, pleading earnestly with his parishioners for the  construction of a cemetery for their  parish, asked them to consider "the  deplorable condition of 30,000 Christian Englishmen living without Christian burial." "*  Still mure curious was this clerical  slip.   A gentleman said to a minister:  "When do you expect to see Deacon  S. again?"  "Never," said the reverend gentleman solemnly. "The deacon is in  heaven."  Right Steer for a Crank  Nervous Man (in cafe)���������Here, waiter, c!o.-:e that wi-dow  ���������draft  makes  my  feet    cold.      Stop  rubbing thai   tablecloth.    It raises a  dust.    Bring me some weak tea.  Waiter���������There's a hospital   in    the  next block.   Shall I call a cab?  The two women stopped in front of  a dentist's showcase in Bond street.  Red,  Weak,  Weary,  Watery Eyes  Relieved by Murine Eye . Remedy.  Try -Muiine for your Eye -Troubles.  You will like Murine. ��������� It Soothes.  50c at Your Druggists. , Write for Eye  Books Free. Murine ' Eye Remedy  Co., Toronto.    . -"*2  Jenkins���������"It was business that de-'  tained me last night.", .-���������  Mrs. Jenkins���������"Oh, indeed!" ."..������    ���������  Mr. Jenkins���������"Certainly; you know  I wouldn't deceive you." ���������.*? ;t  Mrs. Jenkins���������"No, William, .you'  wouldn't deceive me, no matter what  you said!" *. ,  Gwendolvn-  Bitter  'Do you know that Mr.  "There, mamma," sai.l the younger j Softhead uctually asked me last night  woman, pointing; "I want a set just  like that."  '"Hush, my child/' commanded her  mother; "don't you know that it's  vulgar to ���������pick your teeth in the  street?"  whether I could not   learn -to   love  him?" -    " *  Violetta���������"Why shouldn't he?    One  is never too old to learn."���������Judge.  .,,   . .,   ,   , Her Brot'ier���������"Surely you don't ob-  Miut t.iat door! ject to a good-looking man printing u  chaste salute on those ruby lips?"  His Sister���������"It's not the printing I  object to; it's the publication. It  could be heard all over (he conservatory."      ������������������  "How old are you ma'dam?" asked  the cross-examining lawyer. The woman blushed deeply, and, stammering,  blurted out���������"I���������I," and stopped  short. The lawyer looked embarrass-  ed. "Please madam, quickly," /he  urged in a gentle, kindly, voice, "it's  tretting worse every minute, you  know."  Flamingoes' Tongues.  The beastly 'Vitellius, as Gibbon  calls him, spent at least six millions  of money on table in as many months.  He invented, or his cook invented for  him, a dish which he designated "tho  shield of Minerva." One of its principal ingredients was flamingoes'  tongues, of which both Pliny and  Martial speak iu encomiastic terms.  Dampier says that the flamingoes  , , ^ , ,���������.. ...������ ,.���������-������������������o ��������� l**ivc "large tongues, and near the  KK^rirt ! r is a pLe of fut which i. account-  .,.( n',."; .��������� t��������������������������� u.n ��������������������������������� ' I'd  ii  K,(-'at  dainty.      When  Captain  Owen was surveying the east coast of  Africa his sailors shot down; hundreds  of these beautiful birds in order, with  an extravagance worthy of Vitellius,  to make a dish of the tongues alone.  A photogravure reproduction of this great painting, 22x28 inches in size  ������������������the largest photogravure ever printed.  PEICE 25c,  POSTAGE PREPAID  cabs, a dozen mounted men, and a  host of mourners in long crepe weepers.  Dog Yelled For Help.  Policemen were .summoned by the  loud howling of a ''dog to the rescue of  another dog that had fallen into the  river at Yarmouth, Eng. The second  animal was saved, and the first then  refused  to leave the policemen, and  Psrilous Angling.  George Ham, of the C.P.R., wa3  telling some friends about a proposed fishing-trip to a lake in the Rockies which he had in contemplation.    I  "Are there any trout out there?"  asked one friend.  "Thousands of 'em," replied Mr.  Flam.  "Will they bite easily?" asked an-  other friend.  "Will they?" said Ham. "Why,  they're absolutely vicious. A man  has to hide behind a tree to bait a \  hook."  trembling. The tears brimmed over  and ran down the clieeks from which  tho rose bloom had faded. "He will be  here today, and I���������soon I will have to  marry him."  >-"You poor little thing!" The compassion Id his voice thrilled her-tbat  and something more. "Don't you know  ���������you do kuow, my darling���������that you  are going fo marry me?"  Then he had her In his arms and  was holding her close In their strong  and sheltering embrace.  For an Instant or two she did not  The Gold Supply.  j The world's product of gold since  j the discoverv of America is estimate.]  I at $10,400.1100.000.  |>   I       A Revenue of $600,000 a Year,  ���������    The vast Cadogan property to which  little Lord Chelsea, who died recently,  ! was   heir,    stretches   from    Knights-  h.'idge to Chelsea Embankment.   Tho  ' income from  the estates  was stated  h   1D0B  to   be  between  $400,000  and  *r'500,000.a year, and rising In amount  bnnually.    The Cadogans have  been  owners  of  their   Chelsea   estate for  ibout two hundred vears. "  The German barber was feeling the  depression'.of trade.consequent on tlie  boom  in safely razors.  "Yn-iis," he grumbled, vigorously  lathering the chin and adjacent fen-j  lures of the casual customer. "I von  del) you, meister, at dot* man vot  shaft's heimself.keeps dher prcail and  putter outn'n some poor parper's  mouth,"  "Yes," replied the customer, thickly, "and the soap out of his'own."'  "Hope they'll reduce the price of  the I-iillman berths."  "Hope they'll increase the size of  the pillows."  A Great Surprise.  Pnpa-Ituthle, I shouldn't be surprised If God would send you a little  baby brother hefore long. What would  you thiuk of that?  ftuthle-Oh, papa, I think It would  be perfectly lovely! And say, papa,  let's you and me keep It u surprise for  mamma.���������Lt/������.  Getting Along 0. K.  Diggs���������I understand that ,you encourage your son to practice on the  cornet?  Griggs���������Yes. He's only been play,  ing two months, but today I bought  the house next door to me for onc-  half its value.���������Smart Set.  Mrs. Newly���������"Don't -you like my  new hat, dearest?"  Newly���������"Yes-s, it's all right."  Mrs, Newly���������"Well, I bought it on  your account, dear!"  Newly���������"Yes, you usually ��������� J���������"."--  Brooklyn Life.  The original of this great painting, by Luke Fikles, hangs in the Tate  Gallery, in London, placed there by popular subscription of the British people. Never has brush depicted more powerfully the expressions of professional amity, maternal grief, fatherly hopelessness or childish helplessness.  It is really as well as figuratively the most human of the world's great  works of art.  Newspaper enterprise, backing modern mechanical progress, makes it  possible to put this work of art into the hands of the public at this nominal  cost. - \  W. N. U., No. 806.  THE ART STORE PRICE OF THIS PICTURE WOULD BE $2.50  Send 25 cents  to  THE  PICTORIAL PRESS, P. O. Box 1856, Winnipeg,  Canada, and Picture will be sent you by return mail.  fflJHQjffilEMjB^^r^'^H^ffi^^Hl  ���������VrlS  ;!  ���������I  ,1  %  ���������i  I  ."ft  s  I  ,t'tp  eft  ir  Wiwmmmjmmmaimi I.  THE   LEDGE,   GREENWOOD,, BRITISH COLUMBIA.  Hq  Cf^it'A'ii'S'i'il"  *)rW <H ihptfi-ft'-it  The Doctor's Answers  By  Dr.  Lewis' BakeK  The questions ���������inswered below are general in character; the synipto u- or diseases' are given and the answers will apply to "any case of similar nature.   Those  wishing further a vice   free,   may   address   Dr.   Lewis  Baker, Coll g" Bldg.,   College���������Ellwood   StB.,   Dayton,  Ohio, enclosing ������ .i addressed! envelope for-reply.    V  unable to obtain   ny of the drugs mentioned of your ;  regular druggist, go to some prominent large retail drug  store,which is sure to be well stocked  ��������������������������������������� ��������������� ��������� *���������*��������� ���������*���������'��������� * * ���������>���������  , ' Maud:���������I am glad to know the pre-  Beiiption cured you so quickly. Yes,  I can give a prescription which will  -.increase your ��������� weight from, one' to  three pounds a week.   It is not so ex-  - penaive' for it improves the health,  weight and .strength-;' marvelously.  Keep iip the treatment until your  weight .is satisfactory. , Syrup hypo-  phosphites comp. 3 ozs., essence of  pepsin 3 ozs., tincture cadomene comp.  1 oz. (not cardomom) and comp. essence cardiol '1 oz. Mix, and- take' a  teaspoonful before and after meals.  Plumpness follows'the use of this. al-a  -most" invariably" if continued several  months.  \V. R. K.���������Jaundice, .yellow skin,  blotches, constipation, biliousness, foul  breath,, coated tongue and pain in  liver Tegion can soon be cured by the  following prescription! Fluid extract  mandrake 3 drams, comp. essence cardiol 1 oz., aromatic fluid cascara 1 oz.,  and ' aromatic syrup rhubarb 4 oz.  Mix,.shake, and take from one-half to  one- teaspoGiiful after meals and at  bedtime.'," I. have cured the chrome  liver affections with this.  Madam:���������Your womanly disorders  cannot be prescribed for m' these columns. Write me In full and I will  treat your case successfully if not too  far along. k -  W. K.:���������A man in your condition  should not neglect taking treatment  even though you have been disappointed; and the treatment which I  advise for those victims of dissipation  who arc timid, weak, nervous and  lacking in the functional powers of  the body so that they cannot act'na-  .turally"-   and   with   perfect   self-con-  fidVmce and ��������� self-control, so seldom  fails to produce ��������� satisfactory results,  .that I regard it a boon to -mankind.  It is especially for men with defective  ailments of a nervous character, wlfile  excellent for weak diseased women  Comp. syrup sarsaparilla 3 ozs., comp.  fluid'balm wort 1 oz;, conip. essence  cardiol 1 oz., tincture cadomene comp.  1 oz.- Mix,"shake well and take a tea-  poonful after each meal and one at  bedtime'. This will make you soon  feel the tinge of health and vigor  coursing through the body.  S. C. 0.:���������For scrofula, ulcer, pimples, boils and impure blood, accompanied by running sores I usually prescribed the following for a constitutional blood* remedy: Syrup of hypo-  phosphites comp. 6 ozs., fluid ext, dandelion 1 oz., comp. fluid balmwort'l  oz. Mix, and take a teaspoonful before or after meals and one at bedtime. The dose may be gradually increased to two teaspoonfuls. This  makes a fine spring tonic, too, for both  children and adults. It is harmless  and you can feel perfectly safe in  using anything I prescribe.  Chronic���������Judging by yuur . ������ymp-  terns you suffer with <**hronfe bronchitis. The cough mixture*:-, yon have  been using cause constipation, and  you cannot expect a cure while such a  condition exists. Remember a laxative cough remedy should always be  ufed, if there is a tendency to constipation, have this mixed: Comp.  essence cardiol 1 oz., aromatic fluid  cascara 1 oz., syrup white pine comp.  4 ozs. Take from % to 1 teaspoonful  8 to 10 time3 daily or as necessary to  check cough. ' I have< known this to  cure when all else failed.  You  you  ,,     . Diogenes as Sleuth  Aristarchus���������Hello, Diogenes;  ,have found him, have you?   I t,e  [haven't your lantern'.  Diogenes���������No, confound it; I'm now  looking'for 'tlie  chap  that  stole  my  lantern.  She Followed Him  English .Girl���������What's a gag?  American Boy���������The same as a -joke  If I joke you���������  ''On, yes, 1 see..*- If you, jokeane 1  gag you." -   ���������,  An- Oil of Merit.���������Dr. Thomas'  Eclectric Oil is not a jumble of medicinal substances thrown together and  pushed' by advertising, but the resu'.t  of the.caieful investigation of the  curative  qual.tics  of  certain  oils  as  applied to the human body.     It is a   _   ^  rare.combination and it w n and kapt*a|* else-fails. Spaci.il and fu 1 direc-  public favor from the first. A trial j tions accompany each package of  of it will carry conviction to any who' Cuticura, or will be sent free on appli-  doubt its power to repair and heal. I cation to the Potter Drug & Chemical   Corporation, Boston,   U.S.A.    In    the  Victim���������"This   thermometer    is   no  treatment of eczemas, rashes, itchings  HAIR   GROWTH   AND   BEAUTY  To prevent dry, thin and fulling  hair, remove dandruff, allay itching  and irritation and promote the growth  and beauty of the hair, frequent  shampoos with Cuticura Soap and occasional dressings with Cuticura  Ointment are  usually effective when  ��������� good.   I can never tell by it how cM  the .room is."  Dealer���������"My dear madam, do you  know that the word*'thermometer' is  'derived from two Greek words meaning 'a mea'ure of heat?' Naturally,  therefore", it isn't meant to measure  cold."  Minard's   Liniment   Cures   Garget   in  Cov-.s.  "Did you heah what happened to  Fweekly in Noo Yawk?"  "No; do tell me!"  "Why, the deah boy made a mistake and got on one of those cars in  the tunnel that are reserved exclusively for ladies, don't you know."  "Yes "  "And they let him stay."  and dialings, for sanative, antiseptic  cleansing of ulcerated and inflamed  mucous surfaces and for all purposes  of the toilet, bath a*.*d nursuiy these  pure, sweet and gentle emollients are  absolutely indispensable.   '  how  Census   Enumerator���������Madam,  m**ny children in your family?  Careful Mother���������Seven living;' three  married and one getting a divo.ee  Corns are caused by the pressure of  tight bools, but no one neod be troubled with them long when so simple  a remedy as Holloway's Corn Cure is  available.  "Ever riJe on-the Chiitahoochie and  Alfalfa?"  "Nope." '  "It doesn't m-ilce any particular difference on that road whether you ask  for an upper berth or a lower?"  "Why not?"  " 'Cause every time a train goes into  the ditch it's sure to turn upside  down."���������Cleveland Flaindealeri  I bought a hors2 with a supposedly  incut able rim.-bone for .f'iO. .Cured  him with $1.00 worth of MINARD'S  LINIMHNT-and sold him for $85.00  Profit on^iniment, $51.00.  MOISE DEROSCE.  TTotulkeeper, St. Phillippe, Que.  If it is not Wilson's it is not a fly  pad." Every packet of the genuine,  Wilson's Fly Pads is guaranteed to  kill more flies than three hundred  sheets of sticky paper. Avoid imitations and dissatisfaction.  "But darling," murmured the lovelorn, youth, "every night for- two  weeks I have been on my bended  knees for "you.   Have you no pity?"  "I crr'ainly have, .Ho*ace," spoke  up the. pretty flirt, as she reached foi  her handbag. '"Here's a shilling. Go  nnd get your trousers pves'cd. After  so much h-nding they must be awfully baggy."  mam-  Daughter���������What is  penury,  ma? '  Author's Wife���������Penury, my dear, is  what your father earns by hi-* pen.  "Samantha, I can't see to shave by  this light."  "Horace, your face is plain enough  to be seen anywhere."   /  "What's the matter, daughter?"  "Freddie  and   I  have    paitcd    for  ever."  "Urn I    In that case, I suppose he  won't be around   for   a   couple   of  nights."  Smith was a fine-looking chap. He  was hatchet-faced and beetle-browed,  and gimlet-eyed, and lantern-jawed,  and apple-cheeked, with mutton chop  whiskers and a square chin.���������Life.  In the treatment of summer coin-  plaints, the most effective remedy  that can be used is Dr. J. D. Kellogg's Dysentery Cordial. It is a  standard preparation, and "many people employ it in prof rence to other  preparations.. It is a highly concen-  tiat.'d medicine and its sedative and  curative qualities are beyond question. It has been a popular medicine  for many years and thousands enn at-  t st its .superior qualities in overcoming dy. outcry and kindred complaints.  Mis. H.--I see t'.iere's a man in  France who has murdered three of his  wivi-s in succession. ' I'd like to see  the man who would muider me.  Mr. H.���������So would I, my dear.  SOUTH AFRICA'S CHAMPION.  s .   All Round Athlete of the New Domin-  ion Is a Versatile Man.  It must be admitted that the win.  ning of over COO prize-* in the athletic  field by a man who is not'yet twenty-  eight years of age is in itself a wonderful record. When if is mentioned, however, that these prizes have  been won in such a variety of sports  as , long-distance , running, jumping,  wrestling, boxing, cycling, football,  roller-skating, throwing the cricket-  ball and hammer, and putting the  shot, the record becomes even more  astonishing.  Mr.. W. W. J. Ewins, however, the  all-round athlete of South Africa, who  holds this record, and is at present  contemplating a walking tour round  the entire coast of Great Britain,, regards it very lightly. "Nature," he  said to an interviewer recently, "wa3  .very kind in providing me "with a  fine frame and a particularly healthy  body. And being imbued with a spirit of athleticism, what was more natural than that I should have tried  to excel in sport?"  "But, then, Mr. Ewins, a great deal  is due to your own training?"  "That, is quite true; but I seemed  to take to athletics like a duck takes  to water. I specialized to a certain  extent in running and walking, but I  was always very fond of a change,  and that, I suppose, is why I developed certain all-round skill. As a matter of fact, I" could not even remain  true to athletics, for in my early days  I became a jockey and won a good  many races, not only on the flat, but  over the sticks, until increased weight  made mo give it up.  "My most successful seasons in the  athletic field? Well, it is difficult for  me to say. I should think, however,  that my best three years were in  1897, 1808, and 18U3. In'the first year  I was presented with a gold medal  and a gold watch by thejate President Kruger for winning most events  at an athletic gathering, while in  1898 I-ady Hutchinson presented me  with a diamond modal. According  to a little memo book I have, I find  that I" won seven open boxing and  four wrestling competitions, got three  firsts in sculling races, and won three-  road cycling races. I finished up the  year by breaking, my ankle through  giving exhibitions of high jumping on  roller-skates. It was shortly after  this that I gave up jockeying owing to  increase of weight.  "In 1899 I devoted myself entirely i  to athletics, and gave many boxing  .and' wrestling exhibitions, being presented with a gold medal by Lord  Milner, and then I met with another  accident, being foolish enough to try  and loop the loop on a bicycle, the  result being two broken ribs and two  smashed fingers."  At one time Mr. Ewins was champion, cyclist of South Africa, and considerable interest was aroused when,  in 19C2, he started the National  Sporting Club in Johannesburg. He  himself entered all the principal  events; and it was about this time  that hedistinguished himself by winning a forty-five mile race, and came  in third in a sixty-four mile race.  Mr. Ewins was entered for the second Marathon race of 1909. A fortnight previous to the race he was  unfortunately bitten on the leg by a  dog. In spite of this, however, he  was amongst those to finish the race,  although not amongst the first arrivals.  Everybody   now   adrait/r  Zam-Buk best for these.  Let It give YOU ease  and comfort.  Dru[tis<i and Starts ivtrywktrt  SCOTT AND HIS SHIP.  PAROLED MEW DO WZLU  Forfeit  Antarctic  Explorer^ Has the Best Ex-  ', pedition   Evsr   Sent   Out.  The Terra  Nova is  bound  for  thu  Antarctic.    She  carries   the, majority  ScottTn "his 'Ynede������avorC"oP?eaychCa������   P-itentiary at Kingston.   This is the  Only 65 Out- of   3,100   Men  Their Liberty.   '  Dominion   Parole Officer Archibald  has'just made,an official visit to the  CENSUS OF AGRICULTURE  (The next Census of Agriculture'will  be taken under date of 1st June, 19*11.  The area, product an 1 value of field  crops ��������� harvested in l'JIO will be  onumcralud for fall wheat, spring  wheat, bailey, oats, rye, corn for  husking, buckwheat, beans, peas, flax,  mixed giains hay and clover, alfalfa  or lucerne, corn for forage, other  forage crops, turnips, ma gold', suger  bnet.-i, other field roots, tobicco and  hops; and grass se:d,' red clover se d  and al-ike clover seed will be enumer.  uled for product and value.  Grain.and other field cro* s for tlie  harvest of 1911 \\ill be taken by areas  only, as none of those crops will.be  ripe al the faking of tho census. 'The  products of these-cro; s will be gathered later -in Ihe, year from the reports on  correspondents.  .Animals and animal products, also  under Ihe head of ai'rieiflure, will  inclu le the number of horses, three  years old 'and over, ,-'horses under  three years, milch cows, other  horned or nonl cattle, sheep, swine,  tin leys, geese, clucks, Iipps and chjek-  i'iis and hives of b."os h Id or owned  hy each per-ion al the date of the  'census on 1st, June, 1911.  l-ure-hr^d animals registered, or  eligible for registration, which .'ire  owned at the time of taking the.  census will be enumerated for horses,  cattle, slice]) and swine, but their  number will also be counted with all  other animals.  Wienerwurst  Man at the Butcher Shop���������Want to  buy a dog?  Butcher���������I'll take him.  - Owner (to canin ���������)���������Well, Fido, pre  pare for the wurst.  *****************  * *  SUMMER   MONTHS  FATAL  TO SMALL CHILDREN  Origin of Hobson's Choice.  "It is a case of Hobson's choice,"  is a phrase that is used by many  people without knowing exactly what  it means, says a writer in Strand.  As a matter of fact, this adage has  been handed down to us from the  17th century and. had its origin in  the eccentricities of one Tobias Hob-  son. This worthy was a carrier of  Cambridge, who died in the year 1630.  In addition to his ordinary business  he kept a stable and let out horses  to the students of university. He  made   it   an   unalterable   rule,   how  Every    mother    must    know  how fatal the summer months  are to small children.   Cholera  infantum,* diarrhoea,  dysentery  *���������and   stomach   troubles   arc   all  * common at this time and many  * a precious life is snuffed out af-  * tor only a'few hours illness. As  * a    safeguard   "mothers    should  * keep   Baby's   Own    Tablets  in  * the house.    An occasional dose'1  * of   the   Tablets    will    prevent  * stomach and bowel troubles, or  * if the trouble comes on sudden-  * ly, will b.i-g   the   little   one  * through  safely.      Mrs.    E.   Ii.  * Snnford, Invcrary, Ont., writes:  * ���������"My baby wa* sickly for overt *  * a week with stomach and bowel   *  * troubles   and   cried   night  and   *  * day.   Nothing helped her till 1   *  * br,gan giving  her'Baby's  Own   *  * Tablets,   but   they   helped    her *  * right away and now  she is a   *  * big   healthy   child    with   fine   *  * rosy checks".   The Tablets    are   *  * certainly   a   wonderful     medi-   *  * cine and I recommend them to   *  * all my friends who have little   *  * children."   Sold   by   medicine   *  * dealers or by mail at 25 cents   *  * a box from The Dr. Williams'   *  * Medicine Co., Brockville, Ont.    *  * - *  *****************  A Sad Truth  How do you distinguish the wait-  ,       .   ,   ,       ,       ,      ,       . i L-i-a from tlie gi  an equal period of work and rest, and ��������� wear fuj. (|,.J~.S --  "Yes, but the waiters kep sober  ever,  that each' animal should  have , crs f|.om t,R1-       ts in {h[. c,lfc?  would never let one out of its turn  Consequently, instead of being allowed to select the steed they most fancied, his customers had to take the  one that stood next to the door. If  it did not meet with their approval  they had to do without a ride. Hence,  the* proverbial expression, "Hobson's  choice," used to signify a choice  without an alternative.  -Cleveland Leader.  in his en  South Pole. Capt, Scott rightly counts  himself leader of the most thoroughly organized expedition in the history  of Polar exploration. Given the man,  the expedition will not only be the  most thoroughly organized but also  the most determined that has ever  set out.  Capt, Robert Falson Scott' is a mail  of' keen sentiment and enormous enthusiasms, but they are hidden below  the surface of a very placid and unconcerned demeanor. The traditions  of the naval service on the one hand  and of the great explorers on the  other inspire him. Clean-shaven, with  a strong -and determined face, tight,  firm lips, and keen but kindly light-  blue eyes, he is just forty-two years  of age, his birthday being "on June  Gth. He was thirty-three when he  first set out towards the South Pole  in the wonderful but loo expensive  and not over-satisfactory Discovery,  in which he made the great expedition which penetrated farthest south  for the time beinc*.  As a good captain he liked the Discovery, despite her .faults, and if sen-  tirient had been -jiveii full opportunity he might have taken her with him  this time. By a curious coincidence  she lies in the docks, and was almost  "lthin hailing distance of the Terra  Nova before she sailed. Tlie Discovery is in.the service of the Hudson  Hay Co, to whom she was sold when  she hail done her work in the Antarctic. But now die commander is  quite in love with his Terra Nova,  which he thinks the best ship, in the  world for her purpose.  The first time he ever saw her he  resented lier appearance. He was out  in the lonely Antarctic then, cut off  from the world. It was on a sunny'  morning in January six years ago,  the Discovery was fast in the ice, and  her'situation, and indeed that of the  whole expedition, was a little serious.  The Government had guessed this,  and had sent this old but carefully  chosen whaling vessel racing through  the Mediterranean and Suez Canal,  tugged along at top speed by cruisers  and more cruisers until, with the  other relief ship, the Morning, she  came up to the edge of the Antarctic  ice pack. Capt. Scott and some of  his companions were discussing after  breakfast their plans for the day,  when suddenly they saw a ship. Then  Wilson exclaimed, "Why, there's another!" and there was .the Terra Nova.  The sight meant safety and home  again, but there were considerations  which made the reflection not completely delightful. The Antarctic has  its claims and -its hold, and the explorer has a very sensitive pride; and  so, before he turned in that night,  Capt. Scott wrote in his diary. "In  spite of the good home news and the  pleasure of .seeing old friends again, I  was happier last night than I am  to-night."  However, he marked the Terra Nova  for her sterling worth, and he paid  $G0,0C0 for her when he deternined  on this new expedition. In the meantime she had gone back to her whaling and he had returned.to the navy  to command battleships and cruisers.  A fair amount of money has now  been spent on her ��������� most carefully  spent���������and she has become a ship  of good looks and some excellent conveniences. She has to accommodate  nearly sixty officers, scientists, and  crew, and with the three years' provisions that she takes with her���������a*U  selected this time with the most exceptional thoroughness and packed in  special cases so that no case is too  heavy for one man to carry���������there is  no room to snare for anyone or anything. And yet the scientists' laboratories and special departments which  have been constructed in her are big  enough.and well fitted and complete.  There is nothing wanting.  first visit of Mr. Archibald since his  severe illness last winter, and hi3  many friends in Kingston were delighted to see him on the road. to.  recovery. When asked -as'to how*  the parole system was working, and  as to the number of prisoners who  had been paroled since the inception  of the system in Canada eleven years  ago, Mr. Archibald suidthat he was  ut the present time making out a report for the department, but could  perhaps give approximate figures.  Since the svstem was established in(  1899, he said about 3,100 prisoners'  were released on' parole. Out of that  number-only about 65 had forfeited  their liberty. That i3 a splendid  record, Mr. Archibald said. Nearly  2,000 have won their full liberty and  aro in the enjoyment oi gond citizenship, showing that they .were, not  criminals, but had yielded to temptation in moments of weakness, and  afterwards deeply regretted their  acts and. repented in sackcloth and  ashes. One thousand prisoners are  still reporting. Last year 4G0 prisoners completed their paroles. Of the  3,100 prisoners paroled in eleven  years, 1,800 were from the penitentiaries and 1,300 from the jails and  reformatories.  The number of paroles has been  steadily increasing, but Mr. Archibald thinks that the limit has now  been reached. Last year the paroles  totalled about 578, or about 100  more than' in the .previous year. In  the prisons of Canada Mr. Archibald  said that there wore about one-third  of the prisoners in whom the utmost  confidence could be put if they were  released on parole. There were  probably frcm 15 to 20 per cent, who  would be belter incarcerated for life,  as they were genuine criminals.  One year Mr. Archibald followed up  the prisoners paroled, of whom there  were 300, and found that they were  earning a total of about ,1il20,000.  They had "made good," and were  valuable citizens.  INTESTINAL  "Fruit-a-tives"   The    Only   Medicine  That Will Really- Cure  Constipation.  1 The  Liver   both   causes   and   cures  Obstinate Constipation or Paralysis of .  the Bowels. '"    ��������� r    s    - ,. ('  . When the Liver becomes torpid or**  weak, then it cannot, give up'enough:''  Bile to move the Bowels.       '"���������'       ,  * '"  "Frult-a-tlves" acts directly ;on the  liver and makes the liver strong' and  active.-  By curing the", liver, "Frult-a-tlves"  enables this'important organ to give  oft sufficient Bile to move the bowels  ,  regularly and naturally, and thus cure.,'  "Intestinal Paralysis."  "Fruit-a-tives"   is .made' of   fruit  juices and  tonics and  Is undoubtedly  the only medicine ever discovered that ��������� ���������  will   positively .cure   Constlpatlon'Cln\ -,  any form. . '- -: -'?"*"'     f*J  "FYuit-a-llves" Is sold by-all dealers?  at fiOc a box,'0 for ?2.f*0, or trial box,,  25c, or may be obtained from Fruit-a'"-';  tives, Limited, Ottawa., -    -      "':*,  By Present Company '���������/,  Prosy���������uuid to notice; Mibs Bcckie/'  cuai you've not uuoptcd [lie b.iibaious  j.raci.cu ot nuving.your uaiii pierced.  "iso; omy Uoiuu."  "Sec, here, did you tell Von Clubber I was the worst -liar you ever  met?" "Not much, old chap! I told  him you were the best."���������Jiulge.  Ready Writers  ."Backstop's daughter writes poetry  that nohody'll print. His sons write  plays that nobody eon act."  "And   Backstop wiites checks  that  nobody  will  cash."  Dr. Clio: tier���������My di'g'io-e roints to  to the fact that your hu ban.l has  pois'in in his system!  Mrs. Smith���������He t.-ke** your .medicine very regularly, doctor!  it was Dizzy Spells  Gave the Warning  A Stroke of Luck.  The fact that Lord Annaly, who  bears the curious nickname of "SIop-  er," has been appointed a permanent  Lord-in-Waiting to_.the King recalls  the fact that the fortunes of the family were partly due to a stroke of  luck. .The father of .the first peer  had dealings with a city firm in state  lottery tickets, and on one occasion  the firm senthim by mistake a number of whole tickets instead of quarters, eighths, and sixteenths. As he  could not dispose of them they were  left on his hands, and, he wrote to  say it must not occur again, but  meanwhile one of the offending tickets had drawn a prize of $100,000.  Picture Which Led to Marriage.  The recent death of Sir William  Butler recalls the romantic story of  his marriage. He was lying ill at  Haslar Hospital after the Ashanti  Campaign, and his friends almost  bored him beyond endurance with  their descriptions of Miss "Elizabeth  Thompson's picture, "The Roll Call."  At the first opportunity he saw the  picture, and was so impressed with itN  that he asked his friend, the Duchess  of St. Albans, Jo secure for him nil  introduction to the artist. This she  did, and in a few weeks the gallant  soldier and artist were married.  Beware of Ointments for Catarrh that  Contain Mercury,  as mercury will surely destroy the  I sense of smell and completely derange  I the whole system wIkh entering it  through thu mucous suri'aces. Such  articles should never be used except  on presciiptions from reputable physicians, as the damage they will do is  ten fold to the good you can possibly  derive from them. Hall's Catarrh  Cure, manufactured hy F. J. Cneney  & Co., Toledo, O., contains no in r-  cury, and is taken interna.ly, acting  directly  upjn  tlie  bl.od  and  mucous  Lore of the Wedding-Ring.  In the Isle of Man the wedding-  ring* was formerly used as an instrument of torture. Cyril Davenport, in  his book on "Jewellery," remarks  that there once, existed a custom in  that island "according to which an  unmarried girl who had been offended by a man could bring hfm to trial,  and if he were found guilty she would  be presented with a sword.'a rope, and  a ring. W'ith the sword she might  cut off his head, with the rope she  might hang him, or with the ring  she might marry him. It is said  that the latter punishment was that  invariably inflicted."  The wedding-ring was amifhema to  the early Puritan*:, who regarded per-  . sonal adornment as one of the many  snares of Satan.   In the old English  marriage  service  it   was  the  custom  surface-i   of   the   system.     In   buying     _  __.    _  Hall's Catairh Cure be sure jou get; for lhe������bridegroon to put the ring on  the  gi-nume.    It  is  t ken  i ternnlly ,'"the thumb of his bride, saying,  "In  "Ode to a Hard-Tack."  Those who remember the "hardtack," an adamantine form of biscuit  served to the soldiers in the rebellion  of 1835, will appreciate the force of the  following poem, "Ode to a Hardtack," read by Mr. T. W. Gibson,  Deputy Minister of Mines, at the recent banquet of the Battleford Column. The lines were composed by  Mr. Gibson while on service in the.  rebellion :���������  O relic of the old red sandstone age!  O hardened bit of indurated granite.  ������  Compact   alone   of   water   and   flinty  flour,  Thou mockest me!  Returning   oft   from   picket  or   from  guard,  Or from patrol, with leaden steps and  slow,  With hunger famished and with famine pressed,  I've  fallen upon thee,  rifle-butt and  heel;  With both feet have I jumped upon  thee,  In hopes to separate a morsel I could  eat,  But all in vain!  Hard as the nether millstone, or as  steel,  As  diamond,  or as  boiler  plate  unbreakable,  Thou foil'dst my rage I  In vain I'd gnash my teeth and use  strong words;  I  found  thee still invincible;  No moth corrupt thee can, nor rust  decay.  A   Standard    Medicine.���������Parmelce's  Vcgetuuii!  ������'i..s,   coniijOu.iilea    ol   un-  iiiL-jy  vegetable subsiaiues known  to'������  n.ivu u ruMM.ying anil s.iiulary elfuci,  upuii    Uie    in^ui-uve   .'organ*-,   ,"Jiave*  iiiiuugh yeais oi usu attained so enn-,  iicia u position  tiiat tiiey  rank'' as a.'  oi.iuilaru muuieiiie.   Ti;e ail-uy suou.d,  lemembur "iliia.    Simple in tlieir coin-  position,  they  can  be assimilated, by .  die weakest, btoniacu  and are certain  to have a health.ul and ag.eeubie-et���������  tcct on uie siuggisii digestive organs., ���������  "Murphy  has  raised   the  prices  at7,  his eating house."      ��������� .'"*    "'-  ������������������*ii.s.    uisht year 'twas th' Dinnis  liot'l.   Now 'tis ih' Hot'l Dinnis."    ."���������'  iVlinard's   Liniment Cures  Colds, -Etc,  Tlic  Barber���������'"Shall  face, twice?"  Thu Patron���������"Yes,  left."���������Brooklyn  Lile.  I go over your"  if    there's any.  Every good article is imitated by"'  unscrupulous people who try to sell  their goods on the. reputation of  otheis. (Jul* reaJeis aie reminded,  that there is only one ily pad, that i's  \\ llhons'. Insist on getting tlic genuine,  and avoid  disappointment.  Physician���������"And would you like.to<  be a doctor, Jack "  Mother wni.e Jack is still hesitating)���������'"No, no! 'iiie dear boy could  not kill a ily!"���������Punch.  'Tis  said   that  all  things  pass  and  cease to be,  And that the slow succession of receding years  Will  bring  all  things  created to  an  end.  It may  be  so,  but  in my  heart  of  hearts  I feel that when the Angel Gabriel's  trump  Shall   sound  the knell  of  mundane  things,    *  Amid   the  crash  of  matter  and  wreck of worlds.  Thou,  Hard-tack,   will   remain  conquerable, serene,  Fit emblem of eternity!  Kirke La Shelle met an actor and  noticed that he was wearing a mourning band on his arm. '      -   "  "It's for my father," the actor explained. "I've just come from his  funeral." * .  La Shelle expressed his sympathy.  The actor's grief was obviously very  real and great. ,  ���������  "I attended to the funeral arrangements," ho said. "We had everything  just as father would have liked it."-  "Were there nianv there?" asked La  Shelle. , ���������     .  "Many there!" cried the actor, with  pride. '"Why, my boy, we turned  them away!"  ONTARIO VETERINARY COLLEGE  TORONTO,   CANADA.  Under the control of the Department of Agriculture of Ontario.  Affiliated with the -University of  Toronto.  COLLEGE OPENS SEPT. 30, 1910.  Calendar on Application.  E. A. A. GRANGE, V.S.,  M.SM  Principal.  the  un-  and  made in Toledo, Ohio, by  I<  Cheney it Co.   Testimonials free.  Sold   by  druggists.    Price,  75c per  bottle.  Take   Hall's  Family  Pills  for  constipation.  Fainting   Also   Alarmed    Her���������NOW  Strength and Energy are Restored  by DR. CHASE'S NERVE FOOD  ��������� Pain is often a blessing in disguise.  For when you suffer you got iu.earnest  about a cure.  Many who are in a really serious  condition from nervous exhaustion do  not realize they are in danger became  they have no pain.  They are weak and easily fatigued,  their digestive system lacks the necessary vigor to digest food, uppetitie  is poor and interest in life seems to  sold and can be sure that every dose  brings you so much nearer to health  and vigor.  Mrs. Edwin Martin, Ayer's Cliff,  Que., writes: "Before I began using  Dr. Chase's Nerve Food, I was in a  terrible condition, dizzy spells would  come over mo and I would fall to the  floor. I could not so much as sweep  the floor without fainting. My nervous system was all run down.  "Doctors failed to help me so I  turned to Dr. Chase's Nerve Food. I  soon felt that it was a God-send to  me because I could feel that it was  "No Tips."  Lord Sefton, famous as' a hunter of  big game, was Master of the Horse for  two years. For holding this position  he was entitled to a salary of $12,500,  and also to claim as a "tip" the silver plate used at the Kings table on  Coronation Day. His lordship, however, does not agree with tipping,  and at both his country house in  South Lancashire and his shooting-  box in. the'north the visitor finds the  welcome legend prominently displayed in" nil the bedrooms, "No gratuities are to be given to any of the  servants."  Conundrums  When day breaks, what become.'-  the pieces?  Tln-y>go  into -morning  (mourni-g).  What act of a washerwoman strikes  one as silly?  W.ie'ii sh:  puts out tubs to catch  soft water when it rains hard.  What plant is most fatal to mice?  Cat-nip.  "Young man,", said the heavy  father, "do you understand -the style  in which iny daughter has been accustomed to live? She has always  had every luxury she wanted." "And  now I'm the luxurysiie wants," mur-  niuK'd...the suitor.  the name of the Father," then on the  next finger, saying, and the Son,"  and then on the third linger, saying,  "and of the Holy Ghost," finally on  the fourth finger, with the word,  "Amen."  The ring was left there because, as  the Sarum rubric says, "a vein pro-  jfj ceeds thence to the heart." In. the  modern marriage service tho ring is  placed at once. upon the third finger,  the invocation to the Trinity being  understood.  A young buddi-g orator, having de-  liveivil an a Id re-s, lurtiod prout'lly  to his friend and asked: "Don't you  think t!:flt was a finished speech?"  "Yes," replied the friend slowly; "but  at various%points I thought it never  would bo!"  wane. Some even have dizzy spells j restoring my system. I can now w?i.sh  and fainting spells, ns had the writer and do the housework without dilll-  of this letter, before realizing tho dan-, culty and give nil credit for the cure  ger they are in. " I to Dr. Chase's Nerve Food."  To such heart failure or some form j The genuine Dr. Chase's Nerve Food  of paralysis is liable to come at any bears portrait and signature of A. W  moment. Chase,   M.D.,   the    famous    Receipt  Why not take definite action to-day Hook author. 50 cts. a box, all deal-  bo that restoration may bc(*in at once, nrs or Kdinimson, Bates & Co., To-  You can get Dr. Clime's Neive Food ronto. Write for free copy of Dr.  at almost any store where medicine is Chase's Recipes.  It's awfully lata!" he r:marked to  his friend, after, a lo-g wliist bout at  tlio club. "What will you say to your  wife?"  "Oh, I shan't say much, you know,"  was tin* reply. " 'Good morning,  dear,' or something of that sort. She  will say the rest."   ���������  I'ros'jctiting Attorney���������"Your Honor, this sheriff's bull pup has gone and  chawed up the court Bible I"  Judge���������"Well, make tho witness  kiss the bull pup, then. Wn can't ad-  jotirn the court for n week just to  hunt up a new Biblo."  The "Japanese Bobs."  Prince Fushiini, who has been paying a visit to Gioat Britain, is a full  general,in the Japanese army, whose  exploits have earned for him the title  of; the "Japanese Bobs." He it was  who during; the Busso-Japan War  landed a division at Yantoa, cut off  Port Arthur,, and set up the. famous  siege of that citadel. His son too.  Prince Hiroyasu, who is a commander in the navy, gave conspicuous  proofs of his bravery in the same  campaign, and wns wounded in one  of the sea fights. This is Prince Fus-  himi's second visit to the old country. Three years ago he visited the  Court of St. James' as a return visit  to that of I'rineo Arthur of Con-  naught to Japan,  A Noisy Name.  Yell   was  the  name  of the defendant in a motion before Mr. Justice  Parker in London to restrain an alleged  nuisance by noise.  Compliment to Albani.  I was singing some years ago at  Douglas, in the Isle of Man, in the  hall which is, I believe, the largest  in the United Kingdom, and where  the audience is always an enormous  one, writes Madame Albani in M.A.P.,  describing "My Nicest Compliment."  Just as the concert was* about to begin, a dirty little boy presented himself at the entrance and tendered his  money.  The money-taker looked him over  and said: "But, my boy, we can't let  you 'in^rw'ith that awfully dirty face."  "But I must go in. I have saved  up my halfpennies to hear the beautiful lady, and I must go in," "protested the urchin.  His supplications, however, were of  no avail, and he went away looking  very disconsolate.  In ten-minutes he returned with a  clean face, and tendered his money  again. "V  "Why! what have you done to  yourself!" said the attendant. "Washed myself in the sea," was the answer. The manager was so struck by  his perseverance that he admitted  him free and gave him a program as  well. -'. '���������'".;  On main line of Grand Trunk Pacific Railway, in midst of rich  agricultural and mining district.  Lots from $100 up. Write for full  particulars.  NORTH COAST LAND CO'Y, Ltd.,  410-11-12 Winch  Building,  Vancouver, B.C.  London Office, 6 Old Jewry  LAMKNESS from a Bone Spavin, Ring  Bore, Splint. Curb, Side Bone or similar trouble can bo stopped ������ltli  ABSORBINE  'l^-i^~*-\'*--.-'!V^  Foil directions In pamphlet itlth eash  bottle. M.00 a bottle at dealers or delivered.  none Book 9 D free.  AllSOUBINK,JR.,J-for raanVInd, 11  a bottle, removes Palnto.1 8welllng������, En-  lare������d Qlands. Goitre. Went, Brulaes, Varl  eo������e Veins. VaTicoiltles, Old S������rci, Allays Pain.  W. F. Y0UHC. P.O.F.. 137 Temple St.. Springfield. Mm.  ���������,Y)UNS Ltd., Hon'reil, C������������������dl������b lirrntt.  Also furniihs* by Mirlig Bole t   Wynne Co.; Winnipeg;  The National drug t Cismical Co., Winnipip ane* Calgary;  and Henderson Oro*. Co. Lid.. Vancouver,  Stop.  Thar  "So you think n change of scene  would improve your husband's disposition?"  "Yes," replied the patimt wife, *(1  think wo will locate elsewhere."  "Have you decided on any place?"  "Not yet. But the d"i'r man's getting so irritiib'c that we've got t j do  something. I'm rending th.* sport  page to see if we can't find sonif! town  where the homo team always wins."  Hubby���������Your ntl'l'iier's bill last  year lias cost mo as much as the salary of my two bookkepers. That is  nior* than I can afford.  Wife���������Well, discharge one of them.  Mount-Stephen   Is 81.  Lord "Mount-Stephen, one of the  foremost among empire-builders, lias  recently celebrated the ejihty-first  anniversary of his birth. Like Lord  StrathooiiH, he was one of the creators  of modern Canada. He was born  plain George Stephen at Dufftown,  Ranff.-hire His father was a carpenter, and George began his career  as a shepherd boy on  a farm.  To Fit the Case  "Why does Widener have his trousers crriued on the sid.s?"  "Thi.t's  right,    He's  liowlcgged,"  Bi'l (at".the territorial fi'ld diiy)-  Ain't that the "enemy" ovor there,  ���������Arry-?  'Ar-y (of the same firm)���������You're  riirht; it's the "boss!"���������London Opinion.  Mother (complainingly) ��������� Will  seems to have forgotten us at college.  His letters are so awfully short.  Father (tersely)���������So is Will when  he writes them.  Chan-re that limpioe;, uselei* horto  Into a sound, healthy horse, willing .  and eater to do a rood day's work.  Don't let a Spavin, Curb, Splint,  Sprain, Ringbone or any other lameness keep your horse in the stable.  Cure'it with.  Kendall's  Spavin Cure  It cures without learln-f a tear,  blemish or white hairs���������because It dots  not blister.  Tort Kails, B.C, June Hth 1900  "Have been usine your Liniment for  years and find It all that you represent.  Hare not been without It for 10years,"  GEORGK OORDOIm\  91. a bottle-fl for $5. Bxcellent for  household use. Sold by all dealers.  Ask for free book "A Treatise Ou The  Horse " or write us for copy. 55  BR. B. j. KENDAU CO. KnssoBj-f falls, vt- '  '���������? '���������' [  ���������C-A\  ...'���������"nl  W. N. U.KNo. 80S.  *������������������*>.  m rIHE    LEDGE,    GREENWOOD,    BRITISH    COLUMBIA.  iy-1.  The  Union  Hotel  Eholt, B. C.  A" COMFORTABLE  HOSTELRY  John R. fUe^lBxsteP  Proprietor.  nelson, B. &  GEO. I*. H'K1.I.S, I'ropriutor.  in everything,  electric   light,  Telephone  First-class  First-class  Steam heat,  private   baths.  in every room  J. E. Cameron.  Leading Tailor of the  Kootenays.  Kaslo, B. C.  <->���������������������  Mountaineer and Kootenay Standard Cigars.  Made by  3. G. 'cbdin ������ go..'nelson  PUBLIC NOTICE.  GREENWOOD CITY WATERWORKS  CO.  bar and barber shop.  'Bus meets all trains.  88-38W^Dfi������88r#S9;  -3?  PHOENIX m  The nearest hotel to the ������K  Granby mines. One of the WJ  largest dining rooms in the y^  city. The'bar is replete-CM  with nerve bracers of all "Jtt  kinds, and the most fra- g"*i  grant cigars. Drop up and jjr  see me. |JJj  A. 0. JOHNSON    g  I'ROI'RIKTOIJ. r*\5  QUEEN'S HOTEL,  PHOENIX,   B.   C.  The Newest and Largest  Hotel in the City. Everything neat, clean and comfortable. Steam heat and  electric light. Meals and  drinks at all hours.  R. V. CHISHOLM, Proprietor.  .N DANNY DEANE, Manage,*..  KNOB HILL HOTEL,  PHOENIX.  Provides pleasant rooms and substantial meals for tlie public. The  bar is replete with beverages that  please and satisfy any kind of  thirst. CHARLES HAGAN.  FOR   SALE.  1 Pelton Water "Wheel, 3 feet.  1 National Cash Register, in good  order.  1 Large Graphaf one with 20 records  1 British Plate Mirror, 4x8 feet,  good. -   ���������  R. ELLIOTT..������ruiS. KASLO.  WESTERN - - HOTELS.  THE   KOOTENAY  Sandon, B. C.  SALOON  has a line of nerve  bracers unsurpassed in any mountain town oi the Great West. A  glass of aqua pura given free with  spirits menti.  ������t-r-M������Mr>rrr-Wr������BMrar)>r-MrrrM  TUKMO'ST    HOUSE  Nelson, B C, ia run on tho American and European plan. There  is nothing yellow about the house  except the gold in the safe.  Mnlonu & Tregtllus.  NKWMA1CKKT    IIOTJSI.  Is the home for all tourists and  millionaires visiting* New Denver, British Columbia.  Henry Stegc. Propr,  With a view to the better preservation of the Public Highways  the attention of the public is herewith directed to the orovisions of  THE HIGHWAY TRAFFIC REGULATION ACT AMENDMENT  ACT which enacts as follows:-  '.'It shall be unlawful for any  person to cause to be drawn, or  driven on any of the public highways of that portion of the Province of British Columbia situate  east of the Cascade range of  Mountains, any wagon or other  vehicle carrying a load in excess  of that mentioned iu Schedule  1 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...2000 lbs.  On tires 3 inches  in   width  and  under four inches 3000 lbs.  Ou tires 4 inches in  width  and  under live inches (5000 lbs.  On   tires   5   inches   ih     width  and over 0000 lbs. and over.  AND NOTICE is hereby given  that .the Act in av^vy respect  must be strictly 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 to the right.  W. G. MoMy.vn-,  Government Agent.  Greenwood, May 19, 1910.  Y  At GRAND FORKS, B. C,  Tuesday and Wednesday, October 4th and 5th.  'Substantial Prizes for Fruit, Vegetables, Field Produce,'Grains,  Home  Baking,   Preserved   Fruits'and  Jams,   Dairy  Produce,  Manufactures,   Floral  Displays,   Painting,   Photography,  Lace  Work, Embroidery Work, Children's Work,  Mineral  Displays,  ' District Exhibits of Fruit and all kinds of Poultry.  GOOD PROGRAM OF SPORTS  Including Horse Races, Baseball Tournament, Tug of War, Foot Races, etc.,  on Wedesdny October 5th.  Reduced Rates on all  transportation  lines.    This is your opportunity to  visit Grand Forks nnd convince yourself of the wonderful  resources of the  district.   For further information and Prize Lists apply to  P. H, DONALDSON, Secretary.  Frank Fletcher  Provincial Land Surveyor,  Nelson, B. C.  THE LEDGE  Is published every Thursday at Greenwood, IS. C , and the 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  ������2.50 a year. Address all letters to The  Ledge, Greenwood, li. C.  R. T. LOWERY,  PUBLISHER.  GREENWOOD. B. C, SEP. 22, 1910.  BIISCKLLANJIOUS.  I.AM)    ACT.  Siiiiilkamecii Land ITiftricfc.     District of Yale.  TAKE NOTICBMiatJsisiiii Gnriiuy, of Nftl-  8011, B. O.. ocoii|������if ion I'-miwi', intends to apply  for permission to piiic'li'iso I lie following des-  (���������riljed lands.  t'oinmeiieliif: nt a post planted about one-half  mill! north of Copper Crock. Kettle I'iror, tlicnuu  west -'0 cliuins, tlienr'o north Sll ohiins, tlirnco  east 20 chains, thence south S'l chains to point  ol commencement, containing Hid acres more  or less.  J A SOX OUrtXRY.  July lfitli,lliM, .1.11. KK1S.VKY, AkimiI.  IAM)   ACT.  Similkameen Limd District.     District of Yale.  TAKE XOTIOK that Ernest Hohsoii. of Xel-  son, B. C., occupation farmer, intends to apply  for permission to ]mi'ctm-*o tho following de.-.-  eriljed lands:  (Jommoiiciiifr. at a post planLeil on the north  line ot Joseph Christian's t're-eiuptioir, Kettle  Uiver, thenco north .10chains -to II. JlcKin  non's pre emptlon, thence east 10 chains mote  or less to Joseph (Jin istian's sueond nrc-eiiiptlon,  thenco south .10 ciniins more or less to Joseph  Christian's line, thouce west in chains to point  of commencement, containing li;* acres 11101c  or less.   :  ERNEST HOnSOX.  Julj*10ih,inio; J. II. FKENEY, Artiit.  A bine mark hero indicates that  your   Subscription   has  become   deceased,   and  that tho editor   would  once more like to commune with  your collateral.  MEN  WHO HAVE OPENED THEIR  HEARTS TO ME.  J1Y A YOUXC WIDOW.  THE HOTEL GRANBY  Is pleasantly situated iu the heart  of Grand Forks, and is convenient.  to all the leading financial and  commercial institutions.of the city,  Travelers will find it a comfortable  place to sojourn when in the city.  FRED RUSSELL  Tins   l'l'OVIN'CE    HOTEL  Grand Forks, is a largo three-  story brick hotel that provides  the public with good meals and  ' pleasant rooms. A new building  but the same old rates.  Km 11 Larson, Proprietor,  LAKKVIKW   HOTEL  in Nelson, B. C, employs all  white help and is a home for the  world at $ 1.00 .1 day.  B. Xj, Gilnith, Proprietor.  THK   KASLO    HOTEL  Kaslo, B. C,,   is  home for  city.  ali  a  comfortable  who travel to that  GREENWOOD  and MIDWAY  Leaves Greenwood for Spokane  at 7 a. m., and for Oroville at 2:30  p. m. J. McDoneli,.  T. THOMAS,  TAILOR,  Clothes Cleaned, Pressed and Repaired.  Cockle & Pitpwortn.  1AXU    ACT.  Similkameen Lanil.DNtriot.     District of Vnle.  TAKE NOTICE thub Juson Gurncy, Jur., of  Nelson, B. O. occupation fnrnicr, i.itoiiil-s to  apply for permission to purchase the follou-in-;  ���������described land;:  Commencing at 11 pn������fc plan ted at the northwest corner of W. Cartel's pre-emption, Kettle  River, thence north !t I chains inure or Ic-'s to K.  Collier's pre-emption, thence cist TO chains  more or'--less to C I'.R. Mirvc* line, 1 hence  south 80 chains more or le.-.s alow; said line,  thence west Ul) chains more or less to pout of  commencement, eontainiiiK ISO acres more or  eSS' JASON" GURNET, .Ink  July 18th,.1910. J. 11. FEKN'KY, A-,������nt.  USD    ACT.  SHERllltOOKE   HOUSE  Nelson; B C   One minute's walk  from C.  P. E   station.   Cuisine  "     unexcelled; Well heated and ventilated.  Itoycr lirosi.,'Proprietor  CLUB HOTICI,, NELSON,' B. C.  1'iK Schooner Beer or Half and Half. 10c.  The best dollar a day house in the city.  -Travellers'will find this.11 '.pleasant loirc.  The rooms aro clean and comfortable and  the meals tasty and substantial.  JACK GRANT, Proprietor.  BKIDKSVlT,nE   HOTJSI,.  i Uridesville. B. C. Provides excellent  acrommodation for tourisis and travellers. Fresh Eggs and Kutter. Special  Irish Whiskey ulways.on hand.  THOMAS   WA1.SK,    Proprietor.  OLD SPORTS  *  [BEILLIANTESi  B. C. CIGARS  Are made in New Westminster and  sold all over the Province.  WILBERG  &  WOLZ. o  R JAYNES  Ogilvie's Rolled Oats  8 pound Sacks, 45c.  Ogilvle's Household Flour  24 pound Sacks, $1.05,  Similkameen Land District.     District of Yale.  TAKE NOTICE that Clement Gurncy, Nelson, B. (1., occupation farmer, intends applying  tor permission to purchase the following described l.inils:  Coinmei'ciiij; at a post planted about SO  chains south of Copper Creek, west of Kettle  River, thence north ���������to chains, thence oast'to  chains, thence soutn 10 chains to E.Collier's  pre-emption, tlieiu-c west 40 chains to point of  commencement, containing 1G0 acres more or  CLEMENT GURN'EV.  Julyl������th,lfllO.: J. H. FEENEY, AKciit.  STAREEY&C0.  nelson, b.c.  wholesale  dealers in  Produce   and   Provisions  Take your Repairs-to  A. D. MORRISON  Grand Forks, the Leading  of the Boundary District  50  $2.10.  Pastry Baked Daily and Always Fresh.  CITV  Regular monthly meetings of  ' Greenwood lodge No. 28, A. F.  A. M., are held on the first  Thursday in each month iu Fraternity hall, Wood block, Government  street,. Greenwood. Visiting brethren  are cordially invited to attend.  JAS, 8. BTRXIK. Secretary,  W. F. M.  Greenwood MinerB'  Union, No. 22, W.  F M., rneetB every  . Saturday evening in Union Hall, Cop-  per.etreet, Greeuwood, at 7:80.  Also in hall at  Mother Lode mine  Friday evenings at 7:80.  LESTER MACKENZIE, Secty.  E -W. WIDDOWS0N, ASSAYEH  AND CHEMIST ���������Charces: Gold, silver, copper or lead, 81 each: gold-  silver, $1.50; silver lead, 81.50;. gokl-  Hilver, with 'copper or lead, $2.f>0; zinc,  $2-, 'silver-lead-ssinc, J3. Prices for  other metals on application. Long distance 'phone G7. P. O. Box, B llo8,  Nelson, B. C.  "WhPn yon want a Perfect Fitting, Up-to-Date Suit, ranging in  price from $18 upwarda, cull on  Baggage transferred to  any part of.the City. Furniture moved to any part of  the District. General Graying of all kinds.  IDNEY OLIVER.  Get your Raze rs Honed;  and your Baths at  Praw ley's  Barber . .  Shop, Greenwood,  He was an old man, the type  that might be known as a "cheerful drinker." That ia, he never  let it interfere with his work���������he  was city editor of a paper I did  "specials" for���������and was perfectly  content to be as he was. and perfectly frank about it. He had "an  infectious laugh that kept everybody near him in good-Luurior. I  never saw him unhappy unless he  was thoroughly sober. I thought  be was a man of many friends at  first, but soon discovered that few  of those who told him their troubles  aud received help���������generally financially ���������knew anything about the  old fellow.  He and I stayed on at the office  one night after every one else had  left, I to finish a "special" and he  to clip unnecessary punjab, smoke  his unterminablepipe, and���������to tell  me his story.  "1 know you think I'm nothing  but a sorry old dog," he said, after  he had manoeuvred for a start,  "but I'd like to make you see that  we don't a'l go down without being  knocked down.  "I fought in the civil war and  was wounded (I got my brevet as  colonel for that) and was shipped  home. Our train was within a few  miles of our town; and my heart  was nearly hammering my ribs  out���������for there was a girl there���������in  the town. She had iny ring and I  a lock of her hair. Well, the train  was wrecked. I escaped, but others  were killed. Her brother���������we  fought side by side���������was pinned  under a mass of rails and ties and  wreckage. The wreckage was on  fire, aifd be was���������alive."  The old man very carefully laid  down his pipe here. He needed to  for his hand was quivering.  "He screamed���������high and piercingly, like a woman���������and begged  us to kill him. It was absolutely  hopeless for us to try aud get the  wreckage off���������in time. And the  (lames���������as if they were planned in  hell���������they were jiiBt keeping off-  just leaving life enough to be agonized by them.  "I  tried to turn away, but it  seemed  to me that "the circle of  blinding fire was around   mo   as  pitilessly and  impelhngly.     And  then he screamed again for death  and  writhed  around  so   that   he  faced me.    His arm was free, with  the mark of tho bullet in the hand  that he'd got at Bull Run, and  he  just stretched it out and said, 'Dan,  we were mates.'  . "I stood like stone one instant  more, looking into the,look, iu his  eves���������that look���������God! then I moved.    It seemed to mo,that I was  stiff and ages slow and that I moved  like a log and was far,  far away,  but they say it was all done before  they knew it wat-i 'to bo done.    I  seized an  axe from   a   wrecker's  hand and sprang upon  a burning  tie and swung the axe���������and  that  ended that look."  After a while he went on: "No  ono told her it was I who did it.  she was grateful--yes, grateful-  hut did not know to whom.   But  Mint juleps aud other summer  drinks at Windsor.  In the good old summer time  what a pleasure it is to swing in a  hammock, and smoke K. & H.  cigars.  In Phoenix N. J. Carson & Co.  carry a large stock of gent' furnishings, clothing, hats, boots and  shoes. Drop in and have a rubber.  All the smoko in B. C. this summer is not caused by tho people  smoking lloyal Seal cigars. Some  of it is from tho forest fires.  Amateur photographers should  have their work finished by John  H. James, and gain the advantage  of his experience. Cameras examined free of charge.  It is not necessary to go up in  an aeroplane to smoke K. & H.  cigars. You can smoke them anywhere with perfect safety, except,  perhaps, in a black powder mill,  tiee the barkeeper for further information.  Picon punches, gin rickeys and  mint juleps can be had at the  Windsor hotel in Greenwood.  A Large Stock  OF   NEW   GOODS  999  JUST   ARRIVED.  ���������   LATEST STELES OF  LADIKS; HATS.     -.  Dry Goods, Ladies', Boy's and Girls Shoes  Ladies' Suits, Coats, Furs, Boy's Clothing. . ',  THE   -STANDARD.   SEWING     MACHINE.  illinery Opening*, September 27  OUR STOCK IS NEW AND I/ARGU.       PRICES RIGHT.,  " Unequalled for Domestic Use."  P;  Dealers in Fresh and Salt Meats, Fish, '  .  and Poultry.   Shops in nearly all the      ,   -  towns of"|Boundary and Kootenay.-  COPPER STREET, -OREEftiWOOD  and kiss, showed me that I'd have  to tell her, that I couldn't marry  her with that between us a secret.  "I had her in my arms when I  told her, and I remember how her  ilesh quivered���������yes, shuddered ���������  back from me, as if it acted by itself and felt itself the horror. She  tried, tried bravely for weeks, but  whenever 1 touched her that shudder cnne���������so. She let me keep  the lojk of hair, though," and the  warped.ol 1 fingers slipped iuside  the co i.t.  '���������lint's why. There is generally a reason for a man's just lying  inert at his lowest level. 1 have  capalilities you never dreamed of,  but *>ou'll have a- career and I'll  die tditor of a country paper,  never doing a lick I don't have to  do to hold my job���������aud contradicting m^so'f by being faithful iu that.  I do tie easiest thing, for I've only  one real t'.iing to do, and that is���������  keep that face away���������stop feeling  that shudder. So when I'm not  working I drink."  v "But, Colonel," I crier! in amazement, "what about your laughter?"  He laughed then. "I was born  that way," he said. "It's the line  of least resistance. And then it  helps ���������to keep away the face too���������  and that's all I can look for, I  guess, till the end comes. Then���������  I wonder."  $^MQ������mQ&oe>6Q������������������wQmm8m������m&������������������@&������&GBm������a99m9i  - i  -i ,  ANALYSIS OF WATER."  Chlorine    8.14  Sulphuric Acid..;  363.43  Silica    74.29  Litne  S4.57  Alkalies as Soda    5-91  "Magnesia :..'..  232.00  Ivithia ' .S6  Sulnl'iiretled Hydrogen 32.00  Has recently been thoroughly  renovated and re-furnished, and-  is now* the greatest .health resort upon the continent. Natural hot water in baths, 124 de-.  grces of heat. A course of baths  at Halcyon will' cure nervous  and muscular diseases and eliminate rheumatism and nietalic  poisons from the system. .The  water heals liver, kidney and  stomach complaints. The rates  arc $2 a clay up; or #12 weekly  up. Postoffice, express and telegraph offices in connection.  I (Pliant Boyd, Proprietor,  Balcyon, B. &  .s  WHEN THE LODGER STRUCK  The lodger's pet abomination  was cats, and the cat that dared to  show a tail on his horizon was  usually sorry for it. Imagine,  therefore, his feelings, when, returning one night after a week's  absence, he became suddenly aware  of a suspicious hump under the  counterpane of his bed.  Gingerly he ventured forth a  hand. Great Scott! it was warm;  and, yes, he could have sworn it  moved.  A cat, sure enough. He seized  a handy baseball bat, and with the  air of a rural amateur about to  make a home run, whirled his  weapon aloft for a mighty stroke,  and struck.  Item in his next week's bill :  One hot-water bottle, seventy-five  cents.  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 thoee in search of material  cleanliness. The dining room is an enemy to dyspepsia,  while the artistic appointment "of the liquid refreshment  makes the drinks go down like eating fruit in a flower  garden, The sample rooms are the largest in the mountains and a pleasure to drummers with big trunks.  JAS. MARSHALL        =       -       PROPRIETOR  a  B  General   Merchant  Groceries,   Provisions,   Dry   Goods,   Prospector's  v Supplies, etc.     Get My Prices. ^  (  imsm&tmmmumimmsss  't rites the Eiglhtilii Annual  Grand Forks Fair.  The first annual fall fair of'the  Grand Forks Agricultural Association will be held on October 4 and  5. The association has issued a  neat prize list, in which is enumerated prizes for fruit of all kinds,  vegetables, field produce, dairy  produce, grains, home baking,  preserved fruits and jams, manufactures, floral displays, paintings,  photography, pyrography, ladies'  work, children's work and mineral  exhibits.  The large skating rink of the  Athletic Association has been  secured for tho housing of the ex-  3 DAYS  UIT  Nelson!  3 DAYS  I  WEDNESDAY, THURSDAY, FRIDAY,- SEPTEMBER 28, 29, 30.  Full of Surprises in Fruit, Vegetables, Poultry,.Mineral, Lumber  and District Exhibits.       $3,000 In Prize Money.      ^  PROF. DARNELL., The Fearless Aeronaut, will make a balloon ascent and  .'������������������'"���������';   .      parachute leap daily '.' :���������'������������������:���������'���������   "  THE LEJOE TROUP. '.Three ladies and two men in their bicycle'act.'  THE  FIVE   FLYING   BANYARDS.     Engaged  at  enormous; expense.  The aerial marvels in long leaping and casting act so feet in the air.  LA COLLETTA & LA, FOLLETTA.   The Fodl and the Circus Girl.  Ainiitoul* Athletic Sports iinilor nurtnloes of V.ST.U.A.     Drilling; Contemn.  "Log Suivliifj.   ' l.off CliKjiplnjr UonW-rUH.      NumurouH other attractions.    Soo  ,    dully i>i-og-'uiii.    ICxcurslon nrtoH on nil linos.  J. E. Annable, Pres. G. Horstead, Sec, Box 392, Nelson, B. C.  I  :.���������?���������** r  the first welcome, the first embrace  hibits this year, and the same is  being considerably enlaaged so as  to provide umple room for the displaying of all exhibits.  One of the main features of the  fair will bo the exhibits of fruits  from the different fruit growing  sections of tho southern portion of  the province, and for this purpose  the country has been divided into  si* districts, viz :  District No. 1.���������'Creston district,  which comprises till the country  east of Kootenay lake, including  Crawford Bay, Creston and Ry-  kerts.  District No. 2.���������Kaslo district,  comprising Ainsworth, Kaslo and  all country north of Kaslo.  District No. 3.���������Nelson district,  comprising the west arm of the  Kootenay lake.  District No. 4. --Arrow lake district, comprisidg the district from  Arrowhead south to Oastlegar.  district, comprising the Cascade,  Grand Forks and Phoenix districts  and tho North Fork of the Kettle  river.  District No. 6.���������Slocan district,  comprising Slocan* river and Hlocan  lake sections.  The association has appointed a  representative in each of the above  named districts to collect tbe exhibit and look after it at the fair,  and this display of the product of  the surrounding country will no  doubt attract tho attention of all  District No.   0.���������Grand   Forks) visitors to the exhibition.  immmMmtiMtmnKiMtiMmm


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