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The Ledge Sep 30, 1909

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We "think we have the best  line in town and .we Know we can convincce you of  the same whenyou see our stock  ,, The Russell-Law-Caulfield Co.   ",  Hardware, Groceries, Clothing and Gents' Furnishings.  Dealers in-Fresh and Salt Meats, Fish  and  Poultry.   Shops in  Dearly all;,  the Towns of Boundry and Kootenay.  'COPPER' STREET, QREENWO  Is tho best furnished hotel in the Boundary  district. It is heated with steam and  . lighted, by electricity. Excellent sample  rooms.. The bar is always abreast of the  times, and meals are served in the Cafe  at any hour, day or- night.  C.^A. McClung, Proprietor.  *,'-.  PHOENIX, B. C.  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 seivice of those' in searrh of material  cleanliness. The dining room is an enemy to dyspepsia,  while the aitistic appointment of the liquid refreshment  makeB the drinks go down like eating fruit in a flower  garden, The wimple rooms are the largest in the mountains and  a pleasure to  drummers  with big trunks.  JAS. MARSHALL  PROPRIETOR  iwtMmaewttw^MwiB^^  9e9QQQ&tt9G&B������iG&t������QaQ9tt&QttW9^S9QttQ9Q������S09a<SQ  James Buchanan.'& Co's  BLACK -'/AND-. WHITE, AMI  GREENWOOD LIQUOR  CO  |     IMPORTERS^  pL/^-sV*������V*''*y*'&'**Vl'Ai''tk*'*fyTJ^  llhtP  ��������� GREENWOOD  I-* situated in the heart of the city and within  stepping distance of all. tho banks, rentaurants,  express, stage, telegraph offices, etc. Tho build-  ingMs heated with hob water and" haB a radiator  in every room. Tho bar contains a large variety  of brewed, vintcd and distilled beverages suitable to the tastes of a cosmopolitan population.  Como in and have something. -; .���������'"���������'���������'���������  J. H. GOODEVE - - - PROPRIETOR  P. F. Roussa- is on a business  trip to the coast.  .James Copland has returned  from'a visit to Spokane.  Hugh R. Cameron of Brandon  was in the Boundary this week.  S. Siddell has moved his family  from Boundary Falls to Greenwood. -       '  Charley Olsen wants the C. P.  E. to build a tourist hotel at Ains-  worth.  There are 220 men working at  the Mother Lode'and there is room  for 20 more.  The diamond drill, was moved  from the Oro" Denoro to the Mother  Lode last week.   '  - The B. C.,Copper Co. did not  take up the option they had on 37  claims near Kamloops.  ",1V. Johns aud family returned  Monday from their outing. No  bear were encountered.  Rev. McLeod of Grand Forks  exchanged pulpits with Rev. M.  D. McKee last Sunday.  Thomas Daly of Keremeos drove  75 head of .cattle into Greenwood  last week from his ranch.  W. E. George and' Tom. Edwards have finished the annual assessment on the Silver Cliff.  A. f* McPherson,' teller" in the  Bank of B. N. A., returned Sunday from a visit to the coast.  J. A. Butterworfch has returned  to the Mother Lode, "from the  Britannia mine on Howe Sound.  Jack Coryell was in the city last  week. He was recently married to  Miss Gordon at Little Falls, N. Y.  John Cropley and Chief Merri-  hew returned Monday from a hunting trip to Westbridge. They  located some deer tracks.  J. E. McAllister .interviewed  Shaughncssy at Smelter Junction  last Fridaj', upon matters relating  to the welfare of the B. C. Copper  company.  ������������������I-did-nofc shove my .cane.  through the window," remarked  Billy Nelson this week as he gazed  upon the shattered remnants of his  large'window.  A letter received in the city  from Bob Perry says that he has  struck 18 inches of good ore ;in the  shaft of the Kokomo on Wallace  mountain, and will make a shipment the coming winter.  Everything is miming smoothly  at the Greenwood smelter and the  third furnace is co be blown ia immediately.  Grand Master Laws will pay an  official. visit to Boundary Aralley  lodge No. 38, I.jO. 0. P., Friday  evening, Oct. 1st. All Odd Follows in the district aro cordially  invited to be present.  George Riter and Mrs. Mary A.  Flint were marrjed at Hoaglin,  Ojr������g&ft{. on tlio 22nd of Angust.  M^J^er* is well known iu the  Boundary and his many friends  here will join The Ledge in its congratulations.  The Bruce mine near Midway  has closed down owing to the miners not havsng'been paid their  wages. The mine is looking well  and a letter from J. C. Haas of  Spokane states that tho company  will pay all debus;in a short time.  W. W. Craig is-moving his stock  from Boundary Falls this week to  Greenwood.' He, will occupy a  store in the Miller" block until the  brick block is finished on the corner of Copper and Greenwood  streets, when he will move into the  comer store of that building.  Alex.' McLaren returned to  Kamloops Sundny. lie says there  is a great future for the fruit growing industry around Greenwood.  He had, samples 'of Duchess and  Wealthy apples grown on the ranch  of D. D. McLaren at Dead wood  that were equal to tiiose grown in  any other part of Cmaili.  This month Greenwood Miners'  union sent $06.50 to help the strikers in Sweden. This strike, or  rather lockout, is affecting all  classes of labor iu 'Sweden, and assistance is being sent the strikers  from organized labor throughout  the United States, Canada and  Europe. Organized labor. has "at  last realized that it takes dollars  to fight dollars, and there is no  combination of capital that can  successfully combat an international combination of wage-corners.  minion properties.  "The OroDenoro mine resumed  operations on Monday, employing  about twenty-five mon, and last  nighfa double shift was inaugurated with additional machines at  work. It is also possible that the  Emma mine will again be employing men in the near future. Both  mines have recently been thoroughly prospected with a diamond  drill, and as a result of a visit of  Consulting Engineer Frederic Keffer to the Emma last week it is reported the mine will shortly resume.  "The Rawhide will probably be  the first of the D.imiuion mines to  appear on the shipping list. A  largo amount of ore is blocked  out and considerable broken down,  and Mr. Seward, assisted by G.  Mead of Greenwood, ha3 spent the  past ten days surveying and perfecting plans for the extraction of  ore. The Brooklyn mine will require to be un watered before shipments can be made, but this would  only require the operation of the  pumps for three or four days."  IWestern Float!  W i -li.  ������*) i  Quit guessing, /frado your old,  burned out heater for a good one  to A. L. White, 2nd Hand Man.  The Argo .Tunnel.  This is an old song. You'll  want some soon, and we have  the stoves that will produce it  Old air-tight heaters, - - $1.50 up  Old  box heaters -,- - -   2.50 up  Old  coal heaters    3.00 up  New air-tight heaters - -   3.30 up  A. L. WHITE  The Furniture and Stove Man.  The  ^:M  m������m  0    0������  Phoenix  Is an excellent homo for the men  who woik in the mines. The dining room is supplied with the best  in the market, and the rooms are  warm and pleasant*. The bar contains a fino line of nerve-bracers  and cigars that aro a pleasure to  smoke. Drop in and shake hands  with the propricter.  J. B. Boone,  --The Arga* tun!jC;i.Ja���������the..south,  end of tlie city is in ISO feet aud  from indications this week the  drills are likely lo strike a lead at  any time. For some time past  small stringorifof galena and quartz  have been daily encountered. The  wagon road from Silver street  makes it easy to get supplies and  machinery to the mouth of the  tunnel. The success of this tunnel meant* a great deal to Greenwood, as it will eventually be run  a distance of 3,000 feet or more,  tapping at a great depth many  claims that show good ore on the  surface. Investors should inspect the work now being done and  satisfy themselves that there is no  better investment in tho Boundary.  Ola Lofstad will be pleased to furnish all the information desired.  If you need a fountain pen call  and see Holmes & Kennedy, or  should you want your damaged  pen repaired they will attend to it.  Pioneers Meet.  The thirteenth annual meeting  of the Kettle River and South  Okanagan Pioneer's .society was  held at the Golden Gate hotel,  Fairview, on Friday, the 17th  inst. The following officers were  elected :  President���������Frank Richter.  Secretary���������A. Mcgraw.  Treasurer���������J. R. Jackson.  Vice-Presidents���������I. L. Deardorff,  Similkameen;- D. Carmichaol,  Okanagan ; Hugh Cameron, Caiup  McKinney; S. T. Larsen, Kettle  River* J. W. Nelsou, Greenwood;  P.- T. McCallum, Grand Forks ;  Jno. McLaren, C.irson.  Next }��������� ear the meeting will be  held in Greenwood.  Your requirements,- in the  of shaving tackle can all  bo  at Holmes & Kennedy's store.  way  filled  Holmes & Kennedy have in stcck  a large variety of tobacco*", cigars,  case and other pipe3, fishing tackl e,  shaving   requisites,   cutlery,    and  innumerable odds and ends.  ft Regular monthly meetings of  ���������*f\f Grt'onwood lodge No. 28, A. F.  /V* & A. M��������� aro hold on the firm  Thursday in oacn month In Fraternity hall, Wood block, Government  street, Greenwood.' Visiting brethren  nre cordially invited to attend.  JAS, H, III It NIK, Hcorcitnry,  WRI sassr  ������f ��������� A o  Hit P Mi;,  Greenwood Miners'  No. 22, W.  moots every  Saturday evening In Union Hall, Copper street, Greonwood, ot 7:80.  Also in hall nt Mother Lodo'mitio  Friday evenings at 7:80,  ,     GEO. HRATHERTON, Secretary  New Dominion Coppor.  The following report, part of  which appeared in tiie New York  papers a short time ago, was  printed by tho Phoenix Pioneer  last week:  '���������The New Dominion Copper  company will commenco-operations  at its properties in Phoenix early  next month. This informotion was  received in a dispatch to the Pioneer from New York yesterday,  owing to the absenco from tho city  of John Seward, in charge of the  properties, further information cannot bo secured at time of going to  press.  "J. Parke-Chaiming, consulting  engineer, who recently inspected  the properties hero, has drawn tip  plans for a contract between the  British Columbia Copper company  and the New Dominion Copper  company whereby the lntter's ores  will bo shipped to the Greenwood  smelter for treatment.  "In order to handle tho ore  from the shippers of both companies, the British Columbia Copper management, has decided upon  an enlargement of its smelting capacity from 2.000 to 3,000 tons per  day. This will be effected through  the construction of a fourth furnace, and the enlarging by 33 per  cent, of each of tho three furnaces  now at the smelter. It is proposed  to construct the new furnaces' 30  feet long by 50 inches wide, and if  it proves, successful in the economic reduction of ore. Tho other  three furnaces will be enlarged to  tho same size. '  "Only two of the threo furnaces  at the British Columbia muni tor  havo been in operation thin year.  but the third will bo blown in  about Ootobcr 3rd. ".It is expected  that by -that time regular shipments will be mado from the com-'  tho company's Oro Denoro initio  and possibly from ouo of the Do  Camp McKinney.  The ha}* crop was poor and the  grain crop good this season upon  "Anarchist-mountain'and-surround-*  ir.g district.  Ou Copland mountain Hamilton  & Yonkiu have a fine garden upou  the Admiral Dewy claim. Although over 3 500 feet higher than  the sea, tho frosts missed it this  summer and nipped the potatoes  in the valley.. Apples and small  fruits in abundance are" raised and  the proprietors have put np a ton  of jiin this summer.  There is good fishing in the  north fork of/-"Rock creek. It is  no trouble to get a sack of trnut in  an hour measuring G or 7 inches  to the fish.  On the Vernon claim, adjoining  the Fontenoj'/Hugh Cameron has  made a good strike of lead and  zinc ore.  It is reported that the Waterloo  will shortly resume operations.  While sinking a well on his  ranch Bill Yonkin struck a blind  ledge carrying good looking ore.  Good gold ore has been shipped  from the Dayton group that assayed $42 in yellow metal to the  ton. The group is under bond to  Chesaw men.  More capital properly used would  develop some bonanzis between the  north and south forks of Rock  creek.  ���������  The well known and popular  Pearl Oil is 83.50 a case at Brown's  in Ferry, Wash.  - Omineca Gold. '��������� - -'  The success attending the operations of the Kildaro company  shows that the Omineca river placer  country is far from being a dead  one, and that there is still gold  there in paying quantities. A  computation of tho value of tho  Ivildaro compauy's holdings on  Manson creek, based on the area  of bedrock cleaned this year and  the amount of gold recsvered shows  the value of the properties to bo in  excess of eight hundred thousand  dollars per mile, which for the five  miles would show a total approaching tho amounts recovered from  the bonanza creeks of the early  days. Manson is like the other  parts of tho Omineca placer districts in that tho gravels aro deep  and will take modern and improved  machinery to work to a profit.  This machinery cannot bo Ukcii  in until the railway is completed  but tlio possibilities of tho district  aro already attracting tho attention of a number of miners, some  of- whom were iii there more  than thirty years ago and who arc  taking up leases with the idea of  instilling dredges and hydraulic  plants as soon as transportation  conditions will permit.���������Omiueca  Herald..    Fire and Smoke I 1'ou want to  produce heat. See tho largest and  best lino of heiitoj'8 in li. C. at A.  L. White's.  John T. Black has been appointed chief of the provincial police of West Kootenay -with headquarters at Nelson.  At Ci'cston the president of the  C. P. R. said, that it was the intention of his company to make the  Crow road the main line as soon as  possible.  A wild man is haunting the  woods west of Creston. He is said  to be a-naked Hindu who went  crazy through exposure and hardship.  An hotel is being built at Russell in upper Kuremeos valley.,  A. McKinnou of Creston has a  two years' logging contract near  Trout Lake City.  Mr. Moffalt will open a law  office in Nelson in November. He  was editor of the Nelson Daily  News for many years, and in former days practised law in Toronto.  J. D. C.iveu, formerly of Silver-  ton, is now in the employ-of a  sawmill company at Paulsen.  During the winter tinned butter sells In Hazelton two pounds  for $1.25.  Ten tons of ore are being shipped  from the Lead King mine near  Hazelton to the Trail smelter. The  total freight from Hazelton aud  treatment charges will be $30 a  ton.  Joe Sfc Aubiu committed suicide  by the gun route in his cabin near  Kitselas. He was found by Billy  Doyle and Jack Bell iu a sitting  position with his head shot to  pieces. Booze in excessive quantities was the primary cause of  French Joe's departure from this  mundane sphere.  M. M. Altman died in Molson  last week.  A strike of $3-t copper-gold ore  has been-made on the Zodiac group,  on Nigger mountain, not many  miles from Rosslaud. The strike  has caused much excitement in  Spokane aud Northporfc.  Between Rossland and Smelter  Junction the C. P. R. track is being laid with S5-po'und steel rails.  *""'Sbarles'.Gonch ditk!bf'pneamonia  at Valley, Wash. He worked in  tho Center Star at Rosslaud for  many 3*ears.  For being drunk in- Rossland  two Indians by the name of Christian were fined ������5 aud costs.  Pat Welch, the railroad contractor, has bought an hotel in  Vancouver. It is not likely that  Pat will ever tend his own bar, except on the outside  In the Lone Pine at Republic a  large body of gold ore assaying 830  to the ton has been struck on the  No. -1 ledge.  In Phoenix work has been commenced on the new Granby machine shop. It is located vnear the  the entrance of No. 3 tunnel and  will be -10 x 150 feet in size. A  new powder magazine is being built  upon the-hill and the ore bins at  No. 2 crusher is being enlarged.  The Granby has struck ore on  the Monarch claim at Phoenix at a  depth of 100 feet. Shipments will  commence in October.  In Grand Forks all the smelter  furnaces will have their enlargements completed by October 10,  and the works will then commence  treating -1000 tons of ore daily, aud  producing about 17,000 tons of  copper yearly at a cost of between  Sh and 9 cents a pound. At present the Granby ore produces 22  pounds of copper and 81 in gold or  silver to the ton.  Phoenix won the best gamo of  baseball played in Nelson for years  during the first day of the fair last  week.  Shaughncssy says that tho construction of the O. P. R. from Midway to Nicola may soon become a  live issue, but the road will never  build over tho Hope mountains.  Field is now the terminal division of tho C. P. K. in tho mountains instead of Laggivu.  At the nonsbergcr ranch near  Grand Forks it is expocted that  the prunes grown on seven acres  will sell for 61,000.  A Minnesota -syndicate has  bought 0,000 acres of land upon  the North Fork of Kettle river.  The land will be cut up into small  farms and settled by people mainly  from tho States.  Dr. Traynor is the name of tho  now doctor in Phoenix.  Tho potato thief is busy in Grand  Forks and may yet ho tracked by  tho size of his footprints.  Pcnticton has a public library.  This example might well bo followed by larger towns.  Thod P. R. will build another  largo tourist hotel at Sicamous.  There ia still hope for Now Denver.  Angus McGillivray, who kept  an hotel in New Denver some  years ago, is reported to bo dying  from quick consumption at Huntingdon.  H. W. Power has^fsold his interest in the Kaslo paper to his  partner, Joe Potter. '   ' -  Tho C. P. Timber Co. at Ger-  rard employs over 140 men. \  George Lovatt, formerly of San- ,  don, was recently married in Vancouver.  In the Lardeau a gold dredge is  working the river near Goldhill.  For the lack' of water the Rambler mill in tho Slocan has closed  down.  Billy Thomlinson of New Denver and Jack McKinnou of Ravel-  stoke prospected Sheep Creek this  summer "without finding any old-"  time bonanzas.  Sixty men arc being put to work  at the Slocan Star mine near Sandon. The differences between-  Byron White and J. M. Harris  have been settled. White's son  did the trick, aud it is to be regretted that he was not eighteen  years old when, the trouble began.  Colonel Pierson was in Kaslo at  the fair. Upon his return to the  Lucky Jim he left a few fish in the  lake.  There wa9 a fruit fair in New  Denver yesterday. The exhibits  will be sent to Siskatoon.  It is reported that tho Guggs  have bonded the Big Ledge upon  the Arrow lakes for $400,000. It  is a big zinc property and if the  deal goes Tom Abriel of Na-  kusp will have money to buy tanneries iu Nova Scotia.  The fruit exhibit from Kaslo at  the Nelson fair astonished many  visitors from distant towns.  Harold Cue, the celebrated  printer, paid a visit to New Denver  recently. He is now in Seattle  having left Now York, where he  was hitting the keys on the Merg.  of a French daily."  C. D. McRae, formerly of New  Denver, recently made $50,000  out of a timber deal.  The attendance at the Vernon  Fair this month was rather slim  but the exhibits in many respects  were better than those of former  years.  Grand Forks will hold its fruit  fair next year.  Fred Russell is now sole proprietor  of   th*.   Granby   hotel  in,.  GTind'yorksJ'I'.is-Iato-'p-srtaer hav- ���������  ing moved to the coast.'  For killing Rawl Seiberfe at Republic Charles Phillips was found  guilty of- murder in the second  degree.  While at church in Ferry, connty.-  Pierre Dennis, while drunk,"  mocked the priest. He was ^arrested, and while being taken to  Republic jail tried to escape by  swimming the Columbia river and  drowned. Dennis was a half breed  and leaves a family near Oroville.  The railway commission has  ordered a station to be built at  Wattsburg, and the mayor of that  city is once more happy.  Ac any time grading may commence upon the Great Northern's������������������  now railroad between Oroville and  Brewster.  There is no truth in the rnmor  that Jim Hill pays his station  agent at Hosuier $650 a month.  Kodaks and  photographic supplies at McRae Bros., Phoenix.  W. E. McCindlish of Nelson has  taken the billiard tables out of the  old Tribune building, painted the  front white and established a moving picture show known as the  Gem. This is probably the beat  show of the kind in the west and  at the prices charged it is certain  to get a largo busiuess. In one  day last week 1,400 people thronged  the building. Jf Bill would throw  John Houston's picture on the  screen he might have even a greater  crowd in one day. Lately John  has been quite a moving picture  himself.  An American company has  bought 54,000 acres of timber lands  at Cowichan lake on Vancouver  island for $1,500,000. The C. P.  R. will build a spur from the limits  to tidewater at a cost of $600,000.  Nelson may soon again havo  street cai'3 running through; its  busy streets. A company has  been formed to operate the tram,  and a vote will bo ��������� taken next  Thursday for the city to guarantee  tho bonds of the tram c impany  provided it has stock subscribed  amounting to 825,000. Ther*> id  little doubt of the bylaw carrying,  as tho operation of a tram Hue will  increase the metropolitan air of  that progressive city and improve  the price of real estate in many  parts of Nelson.' It will also improve tho temper of those who  have to walk up tho hill when  they go home.  For Rent���������Five-roomed cottage  on Silver tstreet, nicely furnished,  city water in kitchen and yard, ior  $21.50 a mouth. Also one small  cottage on Bilver street for $13.50  a month. - ;' ���������   > r -    '������������������"*" '"     ��������� , '  George Loughhead was sorionflly  injured while operating n moving  picture machine at Banff.  l"i."K^'!::'''T.7**^'l': THE   LEDGE.   GREENWOOD.   BRITISH  COLUMBIA.  LE [LI'S FABLES.  Picked Up at Random and Fired  Off at the Public.  THE SAGE AND THE LOBSTER  flow and tlio Fox twisted hor Deck.  Mural.-Curiosity provides the dinner,  jealousy cooks it, and the plotter eats  IU  Why the Wise Old Man Refused to  Make a Shellfish Something Else,  The Ass Who Thought He Knew  Something About Singing.  [Copyrighted, 1903, by Associated Literary  Press. J  N'E day, after two hours spent  in serious thought, tlie Lobster crawled out on tlie sands  aud waited lor the Sage to  thai way. Alter awhile the  inuu, who was puzzling why  the knotholes In tho kitchen floor always appeared on the surface Instead  of the underside, approached and was  greeted with:  "'0 Sage, but I am waiting for thee.  To thee bast been given the wisdom to  know all."  "Well, not quit* all," was tho reply  "For Instance, If you were to ask me  why   any   woman   with  au   ouuee  of  come  good  The Peasant and the Bug.  A Peasant who lay down en Ihe grass  after his noonday meal to get half an  hour's sleep before resuming his labors had scarcely fallen Into a dose  when a sharp bite aroused him, and  he sat up to Qnd that a Bug had bitten his hand.  "Wretch, you have broken my  sleep!" be exclaimed as he flirted the  Hug away.  "Seems to me you are making a  great fuss over a trifle," rcpUod the  Bug.  "But 1 was about to take n little  'rest."  "Oh, as to that, I was sound asleep  when a grasshopper ran over me and  awoke me to bite you. I complained to  him. and he said he had been bitten by  an ant while meditating. Follow tbe  nut back and you will And that she  was nipped by a flea while she was  wondering why sho wasn't made a  bird."  "But why all this?" demanded the  Peasant. "Does it ease the pain of  your bite or assist me to dose again?"  Moral.���������"Not at all, my friend." replied the Bug. "It simply shows you  that the process of getting even requires you to go and bite your mule."  ARMY CORPS CALLED OUT.  "0 SAGE, I All NOT A  WHALE."  bruins in her head buys two pounds of  false hair to heap up oo her poll and  make her look twice as homely as before  1   could  not tell you.    J  simply  suspect  if a   luborn  In  the critters  to  search   for   something   fantastic   and  frivolous.    What's on your Lobsterian  mind today V"  "O Sage, I aro not a whale."  "Granted without dispute."  "1 am not an eel."  "You've hit It again."  "Neither am 1 an oyster or a clam."  "Belter and better.   Keep right on."  "if   1   were a   wbaie  1   could   raise  thunder, 'it 1 were a clam 1 could be  frittered.    If I were an oyster I could  be stewed.   But I am none ot these.   1  am- but  a  poor and useless  Lobster  and a butt of ridicule.   Make me something else."  "Not by a blamed sight!" exclaimed  the Sage.   "1 have a brother who is a  doctor, another who runs a drug store  aud a third who conducts a restaurant  As long as the restaurant brother can  work  off lobster salad on  the public  the doctor and druggist can own steam  yachts and manor houses curing colic  aud fndigesriou. and 1 am not one to  interfere in family affairs.    Go hence  until it Is time to boil you!"  Moral.���������A man may be a Sage in simply knowing when he has a good thing  The Ass and the Whippoorwill.  One evening as the Peasant and his  wife had finished the labors of the day  and sat at theii fireside a Whippoorwill iu the willows began his song,  and after it had continued for a bit tbe  husband said:  "lie sings for us as sweetly as he  would for the rich."  "And there's beauty in every note,"  added the wife.  "I wouid give anything if we had  him in a cage."  "I know that 1 should love him dearly."  "Some day I shall try to catch him,  and he shall be a pet as long as he  lives."  Tho Peasant's Ass was grazing near  by   aud   overheard   the   conversation,  and it wasn't more than a minute before a cute idea bad lodged in his brain.  Walking out Into the open, he raised  his head and gave utterance to a haw,  haw, haw, that might have been heard  a mile away.  "Beast!" shouted tbe wife.  "Ass of an   Ass,  but  what do you  ���������mean?" roared the husband.  "Why, I was singing for your pleasure, good  friends," was tbe reply of  the astonished beast  .. "Siuging. you Idiot!"  "Aye. You seemed so charmed by  the notes of the Whippoorwill that I  thought to delight you by"���������  Moral.���������When tho Ass had been driven, far away with a club the Peasant  returned to his wife to say, "The Ass  may have just as good a right to sing  as the Whippoorwill, but the listeners  certainly ought to have the right as to  the choice of which concert they will  attend." '   M. QUAD.  The Hen and the Fox. .  One day as the Sen was strolling  about the farmyard she detected tbe  Fox stealing upon ber, and she at ouce  flew to the lop of a shed and iniide herself safe. The Fox approached with  an injured expression of countenance,  and when be bad come near her he said:  "Well. 1 haven't bad my feelings so  badly hurt in five years. You saw me  coming, and you deliberately snubbed  me." .:���������_  "I simply got out of the way of your  appetite for cbicken," replied the Hen  as she chuckled a bit  "My dear Mrs. Hen, in the first  place I have Just dined off Rabbit,  aud in the next 1 wanted you to decide a little dispute."  **But I shan't come down,to you."  "No? I have a sore throat today  and could talk better if you would,  but let it go."  "And I waut you to understand that  I am no spring chicken, to be taken  In by any of your tricks."  "Lord. Mrs. Hen, 1 nm as clear of  trick as a little Lamb. 1 believe I did  eat your mother, but she was discouraged with life aud was going to commit suicide. I mentioned a little dispute. It was with a Goose over at  Brown's. We were talking about vari  ous things when your name happened  to be mentioned."  "Just as if I cared what a Goose  said!" exclaimed the nen In contempt.  "Of course you don't really care, but  I thought yon might have a bit of curiosity, you know."  "Not tbe slightest, and you had bet-  ter trot along."  "Oh, If you say so, of course, but If  the Goose had asked what I used on  my face to keep the wrinkles away  and make me look young"���������  "What! Did she ask that?" cried  Mrs. Hen.  "She did.  That's what we disputed  about    She  said   that you   were  at  least ten years old, but that you used  some kind of fare blench to make you  appear not over two."  "What an old liar she Is I*  "I told ber that your complexion was  perfectly  natural and that your nge  ^oufd not possibly be over two years  That's all I came to Bay, and 1 will  bow go,"  "But don't be In such a rush. Waa  the old Goose trying to look glrly?"  "Trying ber hardest It waa really  funny. I urn sure she's close to twenty. This throat of mine bothers me so  Ibat I'll havo to quit talking."  "And she tried to mako mo out to be  ten?" asked Mrs. Hen ns sbo flew"  down on tbe ground.  "Yes. She said you'd never see ton  again. Alack, Isn't it funny when an  old Goose begins to bide her age?"  "I'll Just go over there tomorrow  und give her n piece of my mind.  When an old thing like ber begins to  scandalize thero's no telllug"���������  The Real Trouble.  ���������'I'm afraid," said tbe lady to a diminutive applicant, "that .you are too  small to act as nursemaid to my children."  "Oh, I'm not too small," replied the  applicant. "I guess tlie trouble is your  children are too large."���������Houston IJpst.  Always Present.  "What is the 'great American palm,'  pa?" asked Tommy as be glanced over  the catalogue of a horticulture show.  "The great American palm, my son,"  responded his father, who was a traveling man. "belongs to the head waiter.'.'���������Chicago News.  Utmost   Efficiency   Shown   In   Recent  Mobilization.  A British army corps was called out  for war the other day, and afforded a  fine object-lesson of how quickly and  effectively British troops can be organized .nowadays.  Never before in tlie history of the  j British anny has so unexpected, and  yet so complete, a mobilization been  curried out. Nearly twenty thousand  mon of all arms were lined up ready  to entrain, und it was only by the ab-  ��������� sonce of a call to tlie Reservists that  the feat differed from what the authorities hope to effect in case of an  actual or threatened invasion.  No warning of what was coming was  given, At six o'clock in the morning  Lieut.-Gen. Smith-Dorrien rode down  to the headquarters' office and gave  the order for the alarm to be sounded,  followed by the order for every unit  in his command to turn out as rapidly  ns possible, fully mobilized, and ready  for active service.  The military telephones linking up  the barracks wore soon busy with the  order, and mounted orderlies carried  the summons to those oflicers who  live out of barracks.  Some ot the battalions were already  in the field; the Gloucester**, for instance, having left barracks at foui  o'clock for a long day's operations.  They were .summoned back by mounted men and cyclist messengers, and  within the hour every barracks was  the centre of activity.  Wagons were drugged out nnd loaded with stores, water-carts filled, ammunition drawn from the magazines*  and distributed, and field dressing-  anil emergency rations issued to the  men with their metal identity disc*:  and pocket ledgers.  For some lime past the chiefs of  staff have boon working at this mob;  ligation scheme to render it perfoe1  for a sudden call, and (he tost that  was being applied could only be  equalled by the actual call of war.  indeed, among many of the troops the  belief was accepted that an invasion  was an accomplished fact.  The telegraph wires had carried the  news to those oflicers and men away  on week-end leave, and the early  trains to Aldershot were ii 11 etl with  anxious soldiers, who on reaching testations raced up to their barracks,  to appear in a short space of time ac  countrod and equipped for service.  Six hours was the time given for  the units to get on parade, ready to  move off, but so perfect was the machinery that in the great majority of  cases little more than half that time  was needed to report all ready.  From the Army Service Corps barracks parties of butchers and bakers,  clerks, saddlers, and artificers march  ed off to join the brigade and divisional headquarters, every man hav  ing his allotted place and his special  duties.  No confusion marked the preparations, and long before tho allotted  time was up nearly 20.000 men, artillery, cavalry, and infantry, with engineers and supply transport services,  were marching out of barracks to go  wherever needed.  RELICS OF ANTIQUITY  BRITISH    SOCIETY    MAKES    BIG  DISCOVERIES AT THEBES.  EXCITED  HOLLAND.  Going Some.  "How fast did bis airship travel?"  asks the Interested Individual.  "It made the last mile in less than a  minute." -  "You don't say!"  "Yes. That was the mile it dropped."  ���������Chicago Post  Opportunities. '  "Opportunities are dancing on every  man's desk!" shouted the high browed  lecturer.  "Yes, but they aiu't half so liable to  bite ye as the spring fever or fishin*  germ,"  echoed   the  chronic  grouch.���������  Judge.  Kick Coming.  To  Dunish the  Mullah.  Col. Gough, says a report from  Aden, according to present arrangements, will begin military operations  this month against the Somaliland  mullah, who has continued to harass  the friendly tribes.  It is understood that the operations  will take tho form of flying columns,  composed of mounted infantry and irregulars, which will endeavor to  round up tho elusive enemy.  Practically everything is now ready,  and ample native troops on the spot  are being supplied with white officeis.  The chief difficulty is, as it has always been, transport. British agents  have been buying animals all along  the Red Sea, but prices have been  high, particularly for camels. The  Emperor MenelikVhas, moreover, forbidden the export of these animals  from his territory;  It is thought that Sir Reginald Win-  gate, who has arrived in the country  from Cairo, will, from his experience  of Soudan "drives," be able to give  Col. Gough some useful advice.  .Bert-era is the base of'thc new operations, which will cover a wide area.  The British Government has for some  time been collecting information as  to the situation, particularly along the  northwestern Somaliland borderland  the authorities are; very hopeful of  success.    Professor Petrie Tells of His Excavations In Egypt���������Palace of Pharaoh Mentioned In Bible by Jeremiah Is Found at Memphis-  Golden Ornaments Are Found  Along With Mummy.  An interesting lecture describing  the work of the British School of  Archaeology in Egypt during the last  season was delivered by Professor  Petrie the other evening at University College.  The work was divided into two portions. During the early part of the  season extensive explorations, were  made in the hitherto unexplored valleys of Qurneh, the country of Thebes, and several most valuable .finds  were  made. '" $$g$W  One of the most interesting of these  was the discovery of an undisturbed  tomb of the period of the eleventh  dynasty, B.C. 2500, and of a curious  Osiris chapel of n king named Sankh-  ka-ra. More important was the find  of an untouched tomb of tho seventeenth dynasty, about B.C. 1800���������the  simple furniture of which was very  remarkable. Among the objects were  a number of vases with a string network of most remarkable fineness, by  which they were attached to a carrying pole, like a milkman's yoke.  String bags of wonderful workmanship were also found and a chair of  pretty design, with a knotted string  seat. " *���������  The tomb in which the mummy was  found was evidently that of some person of importance, for a gold necklace, gold bangles, and a girdle of  curious Nubian pattern were found.  There was found also a small private  temple, built by "a high priest named  Nebunncf, who associated himself  with Rameses II.  At the end of ono of the waddies  leading into tlie desert as a moslem  sheik's tomb, near to it were small  soul houses and jars of offerings containing water and food���������a curious  survival'of the ancient customs.  At Memphis the work was directed  to the exploration of a large mound  over sixty feet in height, and which  will take many years to dig out. At  a depth of about ten feet the remains  of a large edifice���������about 400 feet long  by 200 feet broad, with massive walls  fifteen feet high���������was discovered. It  proved to bo the palace of Apiries, or  the Pharaoh Hophra of the Bible,  B.C. 590,' who is mentioned by Jeremiah.   .-It was a large edifice, consist-  Amusing Scenes Prior to the' Birth of  the Princess.  Some amusing stories are told of the  popular excitement in Holland prior to  the birth of tbe queen's baby. In more  than one place false alarms were given by the premature distribution of  handbills printed in advance for issue  as soon as the birth occurred. Some  of these got Into circulation even at  Tbe Hague. A stationer who had a  stock of them ready was called up on  tbe telephone. "Who Is there?" he  asked. Tbe reply came, "Prins," a  fairly common name in Holland. ���������  He did not stop to hear any more.  His mind, running constantly ou the  event awaited at the palace, jumped  to the conclusion that this was the  announcement all Holland was expecting so eagerly. Ho rushed off to  a cupboard, pulled out the handbills  on which was printed iu bold letters  "Prins" (prince) and began giving  them away. Ten minutes later a sad  stationer- was locking up that cupboard again nnd reflecting on the  Dutch proverb which says, "Make  sure the boll Is ringing before you  start for church."  .In a little town of north Holland an  even greater confusion was caused. A  bundle of tho/*e handbills was dispatched to a shopkeeper from Amsterdam. There' were three different  kinds. Ono said "Prince," another  "Princess" and n third "Twins." The  shopkeeper opened the parcel unsuspectingly and saw that the top bill  announced the birth of a male heir.  Instantly he seized an armful of the  papers and ran out, distributing them  ns he went. For a few. minutes all  was joy and exhilaration. But then  there arose disputes. "Long live our  little prince!" cried one. "Prince?"  said another. "Why, man, it's a princess." "What are you talking about?"  inquired a third in amazement. "It's  twins.   Look here."  The shopkeeper, It may be Imagined,'  had a bad quarter of an hour before  tbe mystery was cleared up by the  discovery of the letter of explanation  which he had overlooked.���������Argonaut.  An Animated Mirror  Mark Twain is constantly receiving  photographs of men who have been  told that they look like him. -The latest one is from Florida, and Mr.  Clemens is said to have written the  following acknowledgement: '  "I' thank you very much for your  letter and the photograph. In my  opinion you are more like me than  tiny of my doubles. In fact, I am  sure that if you stood before me in a  mirrorless frame,. I could shave by  you."���������Success Magazine.  ' ; The   Hero  "So Bliggins has written an historical novel?" , -.  "Yes," answered Miss Cayenne.  "Who is the hero in the book?"  ��������� "The man who has undertaken to  publish it." ������������������    ���������  His   Bluff  Called  The Romeo of the teneriients fell on  his patched knees.  "Evangeline," ho whispered wildly,  "say the,word and���������and I'll go to de  ends of de world wid youso."   ,  "Aw,���������fudge!" said Evangeline, twirling her faded red parasol. "Dat sounds  better on de stage den/off. What I  want to .know is will youse go clown  to Big Jake's confectionery store and  set up de ice cream sundaes?"  With a sickly smile her Romeo tipped his hat and vanished.  1 ,       Getting  Back    '' , ,  Captain, what time does the boat  start?" ,  .  "It starts, madam, when I give the  fword."* . '  "Then I've always had the wrong  idea. I thought it started when the  engineer pulled a lever or did some;  thing., Thank you ever so much."  One, on  Hiram  Jedson���������Ha! Ha! Hn !  Silas���������What's the ioke. Jedson?  Jedson���������Why just as suoh as the  county went prohibition old Hiram  Hardapple got bunkoed.  Silas���������What was the game?  Jedson���������Why; Hiram got a circular  Hint, stated that some firm up in town  would send him a keg of hard stuff for  $2. Hiram sent the two arid smacked  his lips.  Silas���������Gosh!   And what came back?  Jedson���������Scrap iron, and they said  if that wasn't hard enough they'd send  him a keg of spikes at the usual rates  'Counting Strokes '  The   reporter   went into   a barber.^-  shnp this morning to be shaved.   Tho  barber said*. "Ever know that in shav-.  ing n man a barber uses 540 strokes?"  Then we kept count, arid the number  of strokes of the razor in shaving once  over was 183.   But tho barber said we  should have counted the strokes.in lathering, the strokes in applying the   -  stinging stuff where he had cut a wart,  the strokes in applying powder, bay  rum, etc.  Frightened Pup���������Gee, 1 always beard  that women were going Into every  thing, but I never knew there were  lady dojc catchers!���������New York World.  The Servant Problem, Plus.  "But." says the lady of tbe bouse to  the applicant "you really should not  ask such high wages from me when  you consider the conveniences with  which my house Is equipped���������electric  cooking range, electric washing and  ironing machines, vacuum sweepers  and dusters, pneumatic parcel carriers  from and to all floors nnd rooms,  phones nud annunciators In each room,  saii'iinry wall and floor fiul.sbes, Altered air. Altered water, untlseptlc refrigerator"���������  "Yes. mum," Interrupts tbe applicant,  "but the likes of you ought to know  that n scientific expert draws n lot  more money than a kitchen mechanic."  -Judge,  Curious to Know.  "Oh. professor," asks the beautiful  young thing, "will you tell mo something I am just dying to know?"  "If I can," answers the professor  willingly.  "Well, In what way did the pliocene  period differ from the period we use  nowadays? Wns It different In shape,  or was It used for some other form of  punctuation   than   to Indicate  a  full  ������������������tnp*"-Chirac* Poat.  St. Fillan's Bell.  Early in the nineteenth century a  bell was stolen from Killiu, in Perthshire, This "bell, which was said to  have been used by St. Fillan, was  supposed to possess marvelous healing  powers, and was placed on the heads  of all the mad people, who were  brought to be dipped in the saint's  pool, in order to complete the cure.  Popular opinion had it that the bell,  which was not very large, would extricate itself from the hands of any one  who stole it and return home, ringing  all the way. The antiquary who finally annexed it explained his action  by a desire "to abate superstition."  ing of many halls, or rooms, and two  very largo quadrangles*, as well as  servants' quarters, and in these latter  were the fireplaces and ovens for  cooking the royal dinners.  The central hall was a large space  about 100 feet square, which had been  covered by a cedar wood roof, supported on columns 50 feet high. A  large gateway, built of older material  of the time of the twelfth dynasty,  was found, the walls of which bore a  series of,interesting sculptures, representing the installation of the  crown prince as vice ruler. During  the excavation of the palace very  large quantities of scale armor were  found, much of it of very fine work,'  in steel, iron and bronze, probably  borne by the Greek mercenaries of  the king, and which had been hastily  thrown away.  One of the most beautiful finds here  was a silver-and-gold rest of a royal  palanquin. It was of solid silver,  weighing nearly two pounds, and in  the centre was a head of the goddess  Hathor, with a gold face and with a  bronze wig inlaid with gold and blue  ���������one of the finest works of art ever  discovered. The exploration of the  Temple of Ptah produced many interesting objects, among them a number of terra cotta heads of foreigners  who had come to Memphis during the  Persian rule���������Europeans with the  curious Spanish matador feature and  side whiskers, Karians with their  cookscomb hat, as' described by Herodotus.  Very remarkable were two heads,,  with very modern turbans and distinctly Afghan features, no doubt  Parthian allies of the Persian king.  Two temples of Menoptah, the Pharaoh of the Exodus, have been found.  The discovery of the palace mound is  most important, for no doubt stratified  under it are the ruined palaces of  many dynasties, perhaps even that-of  Menes himself  The Old Fashioned Doorplate.  "Doorplates are going out of fashion," said a man whose business it Is  to make plates of all kinds. "Twenty  years ago every man of prominence  had his name graven upon a plate and  that plate affixed to his front door that  all might know who dwelt within. The  daily task of the negro houseman was  to rub the doorplate until it shone. It  took the place of the lares and pe-  nates of the Romans and was attended  to just as carefully as were the ancient household gods. 'Everything is  changed now, though. I suppose the  reason is that people don't have homes  as 'they used to. They simply live in  houses and apartments and move  around .so much that a doorplate  couldn't possibly endure the peripatetic existence. A collection of brass  doorplates Gcrewed to the portal of a  big apartment building would, 1 confess, look rather odd."���������Louisville Cou  rier-Journal.  "If that woman goes to heaven I  hope there may be some other place  for me to spend the hereafter in."  "Do you know I heard her pay you  quite a compliment the other day?"  "Indeed! What did she say about  me?"  "'She paid a tribute to you as a  raiser of things."  "A raiser of things? I don't believe  I quite understand you."  "Yes.' She said that if you were to  die and go to heaven you'd soon manage to raise the devil there."���������-Chicago  Record-Herald.  Small boys arc not always as sympathetic as , their relatives wish, but,  on the other hand, thoy aro seldom as  heartless as they sometimes appear,   0.  "Why are you crying so, Tommy?"  inquired-one of tho boy's aunts who  found her small nephew seated on the  doorstep, lifting up his voice in loud  wails.  "The b-baby fell d-down-stairs!"  blubbered Tommy.  "Oh, that's too' bad," said the aunt,  stepping   over -him   and opening the    ���������  door.       "I  do  hone  the- little  dear  wasn't much hurt!"  "S-she's only hurt a little!" wailed  Tommy. "But Dorothy s-saw her fall,  while I'd gone to the g-grocery! I  never s-see anything!"���������Youth's Companion.  Experienced  "How in the world could you understand what that conductor said when  his mouth was full of transfers?" queried the short man on the back platform.   -  "Bachelor, eh?" asked the tall man  "Sure thing!"  "Thought so. You see, I could understand him because his words  sounded exactly like my wife's when  her mouth is full of hairpins.".  .Fly Flyaway  Fly Flyaway  Will effectually keep Flies- and  Mosquitos from horses and  cattle. 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Even Millais was seventeen (within a month) when he made  his first appearance at the Royal academy, and Watts and Marcus Stone  were the same age. Landseer- was  more precocious, for he bad his first  picture on the academy walls at thirteen, Mr. Walter Crane was similarly  honored ot sixteen, Mr. Briton Riviere  at seventeen and Mr. Frith at twenty-  one.���������Westminster Gazette.  The Antique Quibble  Mrs. Newwed���������You promised to stop  smoking1 for my sake.  Newwed���������Yes,  dear;   I'm   smoking  for my own sake now. ���������-  Carbon Oil WorRs,  Limited,  WINNIPEG,   CANADA.  Manufacturers   of   "COWL   BRAND"  Oil Specialties.  Tragedy at Oakley  The Oakley (Kan.)   Gaphic printed  this without a diagram*.    "At Flint,  Mich., this week a man throwed a pig  at h'is wife and killed him."  Removoi Bursal Enlargements.  Thickened, Swollen Tln-nos!  Curbs, Filled Tendons, Sorenou*  fsSS. anj. B������ul������o or Strain,  Cures Spavin Lameness, Allays  & '? . 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She had  heard it over and over again.  | Finally she said very sweetly, but  I very wearily: "Please, mamma, don't  talk any more. You do make such a  draft!"  Jerry Needn't Bother.  It was the beloved and lamented  Monsignor Connolly, of the Church of  St. John the Baptist, at St. John,  N.B., who noticed an old parishioner  stealing a glance at his watch as the  text was road out one fine summer  morning.  "It's just twenty minutes past  eleven, Jerry Callahan, and at a quarter to twelve I'll be through, so you  can save yourself the trouble of taking your watch out of your pocket,"  said his reverence, and proceeded  with the sermon.  An Angel.  "My wife Is awfully good to me."  "Lucky man!   How does she .show  It?"  "She lets mo spend all the money I  save by shaving myself to buy baseball tickets/'-Cleveland Leader.  A Sign.  "I understand Brown Is a baseball  fan?" '  "What makes you think so?"  "Mrs. Crown told mo this morning  that sho had quit getting hot meals lor  ���������rapper."���������Detroit Frco Press. ���������'.��������� ���������.  ran  A  Romantic Gift.  An altar frontal, which has just  come into the possession of the Roman Catholic Church of St. John's,  near Norwich/England, has a pathetic interest attaching to it. About 18  months ago Col. Noyes died suddenly  while on nis honeymoon. His young,  grief-stricken widow sent her bridal  robe to the nuns of a convent in  Bloomsburg, where four skilled embroiderers have been engaged upon it  ever since. The. altar frontal is eight  feet long and four feet deep, and it is  designed in three panels, depicting  beautifully executed figures. The first  of these is an allegorical likeness of  the late Col. Noyes, who is represented as a mediaeval knight. The arms  and mottoes ol Col. Noyes and of the  widow's family are embroidered over  the panels.  Explanation Called  For.  Alfred (whose sporting opportunities  havo been limited by parental decree)  ���������Papa, what does it mean by base on  balls?  Papa (who is reading an account of.  the latest heavyweight fight)���������Alfred,  you could better employ yourself with  your Sunday school lesson. I'm too  busy now to explain.  Alfred (still thirsting for knowledge)  ���������Did it mean the same as base on  balls when you telephoned last night  that as mamma was away you were  going out on a bat?  Mamma (who is always listening)���������  Benjamin Ridgely, you will take time  right now to make two explanations,  with the most important one coming  to me.  Early Americans.  So many popular descriptions and  pictures of the mighty dinosauria ("terror lizards") which abounded In western America in prehistoric times have  lately been published that much curiosity Is felt as to their probable manner  of life. Dr. O. P. Hay contends that  these animals, and particularly- the  species named dlplodocus, did not  walk and much less raise themselves  on their hind legs on land. Their  great weight, about twenty tons,  seems to him to'preclude that Idea.  He believes they were more like crocodiles in their habits, swimming easily  and feeding largely on water plants,  many of which they reached by means  of their long necks. The dlplodocus  has relatively very weak teeth.���������  Youth's Companion.  The Borrower.  "I'd like to borrow your lawD mower."  "You're early this year. We haven't  started to use It yet ourselves"  "I know that. I want to use It before you get it out of order,"-Clove-  land Leader.  Poison Label In Russia.  Since tho Russian government enacted the law requiring -the poison label  to bo attached to all containers of  vodka, n strong alcoholic beverage, numerous cases of accidental poisoning,  have been reported from various parts'  of the empire. There Is a large population o'f illiterates in Russia, and  with them the poison label appearing  on vodka bottles has como to stand for  vodka. As a result many bottles of  really poisonous mixtures are being  drunk by these people under the Impression that any bottle bearing the  poison label contains vodka.-SpatuIa.  Mauritius.  Although a small dot in the Indian  ocean, Mauritius has between seventy-  five and a hundred automobiles, mostly French and English makes, thero  being but ono American machine on  the island. The roads of Mauritius are  almost equal to tho best metropolitan  boulevards, and It may be called the  autolst's paradise, for there Is neither  state nor town law in regard to speed  limit.  Used by the best Bakers  and Caterers everywhere also by Chefs in the  large hotels and on Dining Cars, Steamships,  Steamboats, etc'  It is wise to use food products that axe  produced in clean factories.  E. W. GILLETT CO. LTD.  TOBOMTO, OUT.  The Reason,  "Sna" nhont the church organ tx>!n$c  burnod down, wnun't It?"  "Why couldn't they put It out?"  "Because none of the flrcmon could  j plnjr'on ltl"-f'unrh.  Weeds.  Weeds if they nro pulled out of a  lawn nt a timo when they are full ot  seed will evince a degree of care for'  the seeds which is almost touching.  They will curl their leaves upward as  far as each can go to cover the seeds  nnd protect them-from tho sun till  the end, and often ono will find weeds  that are quite doad, sun killed, whose  leaves still aro wrapped firmly around  the seed pods, No mother could show  more striking devotion in death than  do those olants.  ROYAL* WARrUNT*HlllER^i^TmH.THE-PRIHCE*OF*VYAtES I  The Best Wheat, the Cleanest and  Most Modern Mills and Skilled  Millers  combine  to give  OGBLViE'S  ROYAL    HOUSEHOLD  FLOUR  those baking qualities which make ft  the choice of good'housekeepers everywhere, for they find it  ALWAYS GIVES SATISFACTION  Your grocer sells it or can get It  for you and we are sure you will enjoy using it.  Our six mills at Winnipeg, Fort  William and Montreal have a daily  capacity* of Fifteen Thousand Barrels.  We also make Rolled Oats, Wheat  Granules, &c, for Breakfast use.  The Ogllvfo Flour Mills Co., Ltd.  W.'N. U.. No. 753. _��������� '  ' -' - ���������',-';  *'" '",',."' "i- -'- *-''  <���������*  THE   LEDGE;   GREENWOOD.   BRITISH COLUMBIA.  \ :   "'A  fo?  CONTAINS  1(0 ANIMAL OILaaTAT^  t ������ NOB ANY MUtRAlj.  ���������s������h**,v,"*^*bi������uisis*  3������s*" ��������� sores ��������� burns-  -piles-pimples-aczsha  "MtUHATI3M-6CIATICAB*t- IMS  ��������� r������ORI HEADS A SACKS -CHAPPED HANMj  VHtauALLioifOB cmcKereas.  .cycLisrs.FoorBAU plavirs  X*������ SrORTSMCN OBNEnkLLyS  IRELAND.  for  When troubled with sunburn, blisters, insect stings,  sore feet, or heat rashes,  apply Zam-Buk!  . Surprising how quickly it eases  the smarting and stinging! Cures  sores on young babies due to  chafing.  Zam-Duk is made from pure  herbal essences. No animal fats-  no mineral poisons. Finest healer i  Druggist! and Store* even/where.  Not an Authority  Jones���������Is your wife fond of the society of gentlemen?  Brown���������I asked her that question  once, and she said that without experience she could not say.  "Are you tho professor?",-  ,    "Yes, sir.- What can,I do for you?"  "I have a daughter and I'd like to  , know what it. will cost me, to have her  taught to sing.    I think she will become a great operatic star, if her voice  is properly trained." ���������  "Does she' seem to have extraordinary gifts as a vocalist?"  "Well, no, we haven't noticed that  her vocal gifts  are out of the ordinary, but nobody   seems   to be able  to   manage   her."���������Chicago   Eecord-  '   Herald.  The change of dietary -that comes  with spring and summer has the effect  in weak stomachs of setting up inflammation, resulting in dysentery  and cholera morbus. Tho abnormal  condition will continue if not attended  to and will cause an exhaustive drain  on the system. The best available  medicine is Br. J. D. Kellogg'g Dysentery Cordial. It clears the stomach  and bowels of irritants, counteracts  the inflammation and restores the  organs to healthy action.  George Meredith's plas fivr home  rule is embodied in his last poem,  "Ireland," which leads off "Scrib-  ncr's" for July, accompanied by a  hitherto unpublished portrait which  was, painted in 189?'for J. M. Barrie  by Amy Draper Sumner. We quote  three of the seven stanzas:  Fire in her ashes Ireland feels  And "in her veins a glow of heat.  To her the lost old time appeals  For resurrection, good to great;,  Not as a shape to spectral eyes,  But humanly  maternalsgjpoung  Tn all that quickens pride, and wise  To speak the - best her bards have  - sung.  M.ay she not call herself her own?  That is her cry, and thence her spits  Of fury, thence her graceless tone .  At justice given in bits and bits.  The  limbs  once  raw  with gnawing  chains . f" '  Will' fret   at   silken   when   God's  beams  Of freedom beckon o'er the plains  From mounts that   show   it more  than dreams.  A nation she, and formed to charm,  With heart for heart and hands all  round, . '-   ���������  No longer England's broken arm,  Would      England     know     where  strength is found,  And   strength   to-day' is   England's  need;  To-morrow it may be for both  Salvation: heed the portents, heed  The warnings, free the mind from  sloth. ���������  WOULDN'T CONFIRM BOY.  The  End  Was  Not Yet  She���������So this is the end of our engagement.  He--It is for you, but it will take  me a year to pay the bills.  Minard's  Liniment Cures Colds, etc.  A charitably disposed official of the  municipal government at Washington  tells of an interesting exchange of  views between two urchins at a dinner  given -to tho newsboys of the capital  by popular subscription.  As the lads were waiting for their  dessert they placed their grimy hands  / side by side on the table cloth.  "Mine is dirtier-than* yours!" was  the claim made by one boy.  ���������  "Maybe it is," said the second news-  boy, "but you don't wanter fergit  you're two years older'n me."  Corns are caused by the pressure of  tight boots,   but  no  one   'need    be  troubled  with  them  long  when     so  ��������� simple a remedy as Holloway's Corn  Cure is available.  She Did  I begged Maria to smile on me,  For I with love was daft.  She smiled.   She more than smiled,  for she  Just held her sides and laughed.  Wilson's Fly Tads, the best of all  fly killers, kill both the flies and the  disease germs.  The boatman had been angered by  the asinine behavior of a young fellow among the party which he had  taken for a sail. When the boat sprang  a leak far out from the shore the boatman somewhat allayed the alarm of  the rest of the party by serving out  life-belts, but he gave no belt to the  would-be wit. "Where's mine?" said  the terrified youth. "Don't you  worry, my lad," said the boatman,  with a vindictive smile. "You don't  need no life-belt. You'll never be  drowned. A fellow with an 'ead as  'oiler as yourn can't sink. Nature's  given you a natural life-buoy."  Anglican- Vicar Refuses Sacrament to  Canadian   Lad.  The Rev. F. W. Clarke, vicar of  Caldicot, South Monmouthsire, England, has refused to allow a Church  lad, a Canadian, to attend his confirmation class because the youngster  is a member of the Boys' Brigade,  which holds its meetings in the Wes-  leyan school-room. The lad has been  bi ought up in the Church of England, his parents belong to -the  Church, it was at the invitation of  the curate that he presented himself  at the vicar's confirmation class, but  the vicar asked him art the close of  the class if he belonged to the Boys'  Brigade, and, when informed that he  did. said, "We must draw .the,line  somewhere."- ' *.   ''���������--  The complaint seems to be ,that a  church.lad, though willing to\claim  full membership of the Church,  should have been guilty of the-grievous sin of "schism" by belonging to  an unseetarian organization. and_at-  tending a Bible class in connection  with the Boys' Brigade, in which  simple Bible teaching is' given. The  vicar called upon the father of the  lad. Mr. Arthur C. Luff, and said:  "We must draw the line somewhere.  Seeing he is in the brigade, we cannot very well confirm him." Mr. Luff  said: "Very well; that finishes the  matter."  To an interviewer, Mr. Luff observed: "It is strange to me, after living  for fifteen years in British Columbia,  where things .are so different." When-  invited to give his version of the matter, the Rev. F. W. Clarke said he  hoped no newspaper would interfere  in a matter of this kind���������"this is a  matter which must be left to the  clergy to deal with."  Mr. Alfred Kemp, the Wesleyan  evangelist, who has charge of the  Caldicot Boys' Brigade, said they  were absolutely unseetarian, and told  the. boys to attend what place of worship they pleased, but several members of the Boys' Brigade were asked  to leave the church Sunday school  because of their membsrship, and a  lieutenant of the brigade left the  church choir for the same reason.  The curious thing is that the brigade  have attended Rogiet Church, where  the Archbishop of "Monmouth preached to them. Hut Boys' Brigade members are not wanted in tlie parish  church of Caldicot.  SALT OF THE EARTH  But  when   overstrained   their   highly  strung systems give way   and  depression and suffering  is intense.  Money is made these days at the  expense of- brain and nerve rather  than muscular tissues.  The successful men and women are  often .of the highest strung nervous  type���������keen and active���������but with too  little reserve force.  A little extra worry and anxiety and  snap goes the nervous system. Weeks  aud months are'often required before  energy and vigor are regained.  Rest helps, so does fresh air and  exercise, but the blood must also be  made rich and red by use of such  treatment as Dr. Chase's Nerve Food.  Much as they may disagree on some  points the best physicians are unanimous in claiming that an abundance  of rich, red, life-sustaining, nerve invigorating blood is positively necessary for the restoration of' the exhausted nervous system.  There is loo often little sympathy  for the nervous sufferer. When as a  matter of fact his sufferings are most  intense being of mind as well as body.  Headaches, ncuralqrin, indigestion,  sleeplessness, irritability, pains and  cramps are often the lesser felt because of tlie-depressed spirits and discouragements which come with loss of  memory, and gloomy forebodings of  tho future.  The sufferer from nervous exhaustion and .prostration can use Dr.  Chase's Nerve Food with positive assurance that the benefits derived  therefrom will be both thorough and  lasting. ^  There is no reaction from this great  nerve-builder because it is not a stimulant, but a restorative^ and recon-  structor pf the wasted nervous system. 50 cts. a box, all dealers, or Ed-  manson, Hates & Co., Toronto.  Etiquette at Covent Garden.  , Etiquette at Covent Garden^ Is almost as strict as that which prevails  in the servants' hall of a great mansion; says London M. A. F. No prima  donna must be addressed by an inferior, and the presentation of bouquets is a delicate matter, regulated  with due regard for the feelings of  the.ladles. The claque still prevails;  but, as only the less eminent singers  employ these "aids to success," r.obody  is ever deceived. The management  knows nothing of these men, who are  hired by the singers to go into the  gallery, and applaud their employers  vociferously. The custom Is very common ou the continent, where it also  takes the more objectionable form of  hiring men to hiss rivals off tbe stage.  Happily that sort of thing would not  be tolerated in England, and so tbe  claque Is confined to tbe minor members of the company, who bring over  with them an insatiable desire for applause and are so determined to get It  that they leave nothing to chance. The  claquers receive a fee of 2 shillings,  In addition to the payment for their  seats.  Couldn't Pass Him.  Dr. Caleb Miinn buck In IS03 or 1804  was making a professional call one  night at a road house, his horse aud  buggy standing outside, when a young  fellow staggered out and mounted the  horse and started off at a -wild gallop,  not noticing the wagon attached to  the horse. After n time 'the young  man realized that a wagon was following close in his rear, so he held in  the steed and shouted;  "Go on past if you want to���������If you're  In such a hurry!"  ��������� Of course the rattling ceased, and nobody responded, and nothing was vis-  A BASKET FULL  of clean, sweet-smelling  linen Is obtained with half  the toll and half the time  if Sunlight Soap is used.  Sunlight shortens the  day's work, but lengthens  the life of your clothes.  DROPPED  THE, "TUB."  The Advantages  Bathing dresses, wo-arc told,\ arc  now being made from blotting paper.  The advantage of such costumes consists, we understand, in the fact that,  as soon as you get out of your depth,  the blotting paper sucks up the  water.  "We often hear of the ideal married  life," observed the cynical bachelor,  "which again proves what a vast difference there is between the ideal and  the real."���������Philadelphia Record.  A  Prolific Author  Bin ks���������Who wrote "The Charge of  the Light Brigade?"  Kinks���������The bill clerk in the gas  office.  Redd���������Have you ever timed your  automobile?  Greene���������Oh, yes. .'It stood perfectly  still for forty-eight minutes on the  road to-day!"���������Yonkcrs Statesman.  Described  "Pa, what is meant by a decent living salary?"  "A decent living salary, my boy,  is wages than don't leave a man more  than seven dollars in debt at the end  of the week."  An Oil of Merit.���������Dr. Thomas' Ecluc  trie Oil is not a jumble'of medicinal  substances thrown together and  pushed by advertising, but tlie result  of the careful investigation of the curative qualities of certain oils as' applied to the human body. It is a rare  combination and_ it won and kept  public favor from' tlie first. A trial of  it'will'carry conviction to any  who  ible In the darkness, so he lashed the [doubt its power to repair and heal  horse into a gallop, saying, "They'll  never overtake us."   The wagon clat  tered on behind up bill and down dale.  When Dr. Munn overhauled him, having followed on a fleet ho.*se, the  young fellow said:  "I was bound that man In the wagon  should not pass, because he wouldn't  when 1 offered to let bhn. 1 doD't hear  him now, and I guess he drove off the  bridge."���������Newark News.  Disnosing of it Cheaply  Client���������This copy of my will is all  right, but I want the original written  on a slate.  Lawyer���������Beg   pardon,    but   what's  your object?  ���������   Client���������So my heirs won't have any  difficulty in breaking it.  , Meal Monday.  The students In the Scotch universities annually enjoy their "Meal Monday," but few of the undergraduates  remember how the holiday was Instituted. In faroff days,. when learning  was really nourished on "a little oatmeal," the students before leaving  home for the universities provided  themselves with a quantity of meal  sufficient to make "halesome parritch"  half through the session. By tbe end  of January their "meal klsts" had run  low, aud "a day off" was given in  which tho student was expected to  journey halfway home, meeting at  this point bis parent or brother, who  brought with him a second load of the  simple diet. The holiday was fixed ou  a -Monday so as to allow the undergraduate the benefit of the preceding  Saturday.' In times past the Journeys  would often extend to fifty or sixty  miles. The modem student goes home  for "Meal Monday," but he travels  with a week end ticket and has no  thought of the painful journeys of his  ancestors.���������Dundee Advertiser.  A farmer living in a wet and late  district in the east of Scotland found  times and seasons so against him that  he decided not to renew his lease.  Meeting-his landlord the other day, ho  said:  "I can mak' naething o' sic wat and  sour land, and I'm no' goin' on wi't,  or I'll be ruined."  "Well, John, take lime to think o't,"  said the landlord. "No doubt we'll be  able to come to terms. I might let  you have the farm at a reduction on  the acre."  "Ah, laird," replied the farmer,  "your land should be let by the gallon, 'no' by the acre I"  Don't experiment with unsatisfactory substitutes. Wilson's Fly Pad.*-,  kill many times more house flics than  any other known article.  I boueht a horse with a supposedly  incurable ringbone for .f.10. Cured.him  with $1.00 worth of MINARD'S LINIMENT and sold liim for $85.00. Profit  on Liniment, $54.00.  MOTSE DEROSCE.  Hotel Keeper, St. Phillippe, Que.  And Like a Good Girl Pronounced the  Word Correctly.  W.'s. Gilbert contributed an amusing article oo "Actors and .Authors" to  a program of the London Orury Lane  theater. The following extract will  be read with appreciation:  " The author's greatest difficulty lies  in the necessity of directing an actor's  attention to an obvious mispronunciation���������a feat that must be achieved  without humiliating the actor in the  presence of his professional brethren.  Many years ago 1 was engaged In  rehearsing a burlesque, and a very  clever young lady had to sing the couplet:  Indubitably If you do  It will be the worse for you.  The clever young lady,  whose pronunciation was not always beyond reproach, delivered the lines thus;  Jndubltubly If you do  It will be ihe worse for you.  This, of course, would not do, so I  determined to all or the word to "Inevitably." The young lady,agreed that  the alteration greatly improved the  verse, but she was not to be deprived  of her "tub," so she sang it:  lnpvltnbly ir you do  It will bo tho worse for you.  This wns just as bad, so^l made It  "unquestionably," aud, of course, it-  came out:  Unquestlonubly If you do  II will be the worse tor you.  I could think of no other' word that  would answer the purpose, so, as a  last resource, I said to hpr:  "Do you think It advisable to give  the word its French acceutif"  "How do you mean?"  "Why, 'unquestlonubly' ��������� that's the  way It is pronounced in I'arls. In addressing an English audience perhaps  the simple English version of the word  would be better. Try It. at all events,  'unquestionably,' 'a' instead of 'u.'  'Unquestlonubly' would be all* very  well for the stalls, but ..the gallery  wouldn't understand It."  "Of course." she said, "the English  accent would certainly be more appropriate."  And she sang It "unquestionably"  like the good girl that she was.-  A TUSK HUNTER'S ESCAPE.  So  Hard on the Teacher  A  boy who went to school had a  great liking for pigs and horses and  his clothing and boots pervaded the        _    _  school house with a very disagreeable J esact]y as oe reported IL  Some natives were hunting elephants  Close a Call the Native Really  Thought Himself Dead.  Etuntlug elephants for their tusks involves courage, patience and infinite  cunning. Frequently the hunter becomes the hunted, and the tables may  be turned fatally. A writer in Mc-  Clure's Magazine tells of an escape,  vouched for by "an Indian dealer who  never lied about anything and who  claims to have seen this deliverance  odor. At last the teacher could stand  it no longer, so she went to see the  boy's mother, who happened to be out.  To avoid any unpleasantness, she did  not leave a message, but when she got  home wrote a nice little note to the  mother asking her to see that the boy  was cleaner next time he came to  school, as his clothes smelt most objectionable: Next morning a note  arrived from the mother as follows:  "Mam���������Our Johnnie ain't no rose,  Hem sent to school to be Tort not to  be Smelt."  Minard's   Liniment  Cures   Distemper.  One of the commonest complaints of  infants is worms, and the most effective application for them is Mother  Graves' Worm Exterminator.  "They don't seem to get along very  well, now that they're married."  "No; it's evidently a friction match  of the sulphurous variety."  A Standard Medicine.���������Parmelce's  Vegetable Pills, compounded of entirely vegetable substances known to  have a revivifying nnd salutary effect  upon the digestive organs, have  through years of use attained so eminent a position that they rank as a  standard medicine. The ailing should  remember this. Simple in their composition, they can be assimilated by  the weakest stomach nnd are certain  to have a healthful and agrecabh  effect on the sluggish digestive organs,  From Journalism to  Playwriting.  Quite a number of popular playwrights served their literary apprenticeship as journalists. J. M. Barrie  was a reporter on a Nottingham  paper before he came to London.  Henry Arthur Jones wrote articles  and stories from boyhood, and did  not enter a theatre until he was eighteen years of age. Hubert Davies was  for some years a journalist in  America, while Hall Caine, after  being trained as an architect, became  a journalist and leader-writer on the  staff of the Liverpool Mercury, and  after coming to London wrote for the  Athenaeum, Academy, . and other  paperc.  Cecil Raleigh, the author of so  many Drury Lane dramas, wrote for  Vanity Fair, and was at one time  sub-editor and dramatic critic for the  Lady. Cosmo Hamilton has filled  the editorial chair of the World; Adrian Ross has done much journalistic  work, while it would be impossible  to say how many papers and periodicals George R. Sims has written for.  "How did this   vase   get   broken,  Mary?"  "It fell off the pedestal, ma'am."  "How did you upset the pedestal?  "I   never' touched   it.     The   chair  bumped into it ma'am."  "And didn't you push the chair?"  "I did not, ma'am.   It was the table  done' that.   All I did was to push the  sofy up agin' the table, an' 'ow am I  to see what's agoin' to happen that far  off?"  The Biggest Cracker.  The "kasabi" turta (we get our word  "tart" from torta) of Hispanic-America Dowries In India,  is the biggest regularly made cracker The custom of extorting dowries has  on_earth.   It Is made from tbe kasabi grown into the very fabric of the so-  root and lightly tired in cakes about j t*Ial life und is a standing disgrace to  the size of a small parasol. ibe Bengali community, wbic-h has no  A cracker for a hat-such Indeed Is justification to plead or apology to of-  sometimes the use made by tbe Latin fer.    The  practice  has  uow assumed  Minard's Liniment Cures  Diphtheria.  Captain Briney���������Do you know anything about ships?  Willie Shorey���������Oh, yes; I've been  shipping clerk in a dry goods store  %  ���������THE#  W, N. U,, No. 753.  Haydn Manuscript as "Rubbish."  Dr. Cummings, principal of the  Guildhall School of Music, in an address on Haydn at the rooms of the  Incorporated Society of Musicians,  Hanover square, a few days ago, said  that some time ago he visited a sec-  one-hand music seller's in St. Martin's  lane and purchased a Haydn manuscript for two shillings and sixpence.  Ifho manuscript was rescued out of a  sack of what the music seller described as rubbish.  Had   It Lowered.  Sir Augustua Harris once settled  the pitch question in his own offhand fashion. A famous prima  donna of his opera company came  to him complaining that the piano  used for vocal rehearsals was too  high and asking that it might be  lowered. .  "Certainly,"- replied Druriolanus,  with a bow. "Here, Forsyth, have a  couple of inches sawed off the legs  of this piano."  To Make England  "Yus,   Bill, "mark  my   words,   the  thing wot's going to   make   England  is Tariff Reform���������an' no mistake."  "Wot be Tariff Reform, 'Enery?"  "Why,   Tariff  Reform   is���������er���������well,  it's���������er���������what they tells  yer at the  meetings."���������Punch.  Mandy���������Yeas, that thar Jason  White, the rural mail carrier, has been  calling on Sal Snow going on nine  years and hasn't proposed yet.  Cynthia���������So they say. And she, poor  pal. thinks he is a regular pudding.  Mandy���������Gracious! It don't look  much like he is a hasty pudding.  The. Beauty (turning from long gaze  in mirror)���������I do envy you I  The Friend (pleased but incredulous)���������You envy me, my dear I I wonder why?  The Beauty���������Because you can see  the real i-ie. I can never see anything  but the mere reflection.���������Punch.  peous of the kasabi torta when needing a temporary sunshade (sombrero).  Tbe torta is always made bowl shaped  so it can be balanced on tbe head without any particular effort���������and provided uo wind interferes. Raiu, how-  ever, quickly soaks and collapses this  singular    edible    headgear.     '  In Regular Order.  A miner took his boots for repairs,  but was not In a hurry to pay for  them. After a few weeks had elapsed  the shoemaker called and asked for  the-moupy.    -  Tbe miner's wife answered the door,  aud on being told by the shoemaker  that he had called for the money for  the boots she shouted Into the house  and told her good man what was required.  "What!" exclaimed the miner. "He  wants paying for repairing the boots!  Tell him it's not bis turn., Why, the  man that made them hasn't got paid  yet!"���������London Scraps.  Fancy and Fact, ���������*  I like to sit and dream In spring of  jays and robins on the wing, of bees  that hum and vines that cling, but when  1 commence my wife hunts up a lot of  chores and makes me paint the kitchen doors and beat tbe rugs and wax  the .floors and calcimine the fence.���������  Louisville Courier-Journal.  A Pair of Toasts  Thoy were lined up in front of the  wetgoods counter���������tho old bachelor  nnd the benedict,  "Here's to women," said the benedict, "the morning star of our infancy,  the day star of our manhood and the  evening star of our old age."  "Here's to our stars," rejoined the  bachelor, "and may they always be  kept at a telescope distance."  Ono Calamity  "Was everybody rescued from the  burning building?"      .  ���������'Everybody but the night watchman.  Wo couldn't wako him up."  New Definition  "A man about town, as near as I  fcin fipger it out," remarked Uncle  Goshall Hemlock, "is a feller who  wants to loaf around from pillar to  post. Ain't satisfied to take up a place  with the solid citizens every evenin'  in tlie grocery store."  What  Did  He  Mean?  Fair Client���������I want you to sue that  woman for $5,000 damages I She stole  my husband's affections I"  Lawyer���������But, madam, your husband  is well known irt this community. I  advise you to sue the woman for a  small sum���������say, $25.  .  Be Choerful  The world is bright and sunny���������  If you haven't any money,  What's the difference?  Let mo.ask you anyhow;  Let the other fellow hurry,  Let the other fellow worry;  You won't know a thing about it  In a hundred years from now.  Of No Use  "I hear you have another baby at  your house?"  "Yep I But I can't understand what  in tho world ma wants him for. We  have got kids enough now to do all  the chorea around,tho house,"  , . Detachable.  One of the prettiest actresses in Paris was giving a tea one afternoon  when her hairdresser was announced.  "My hairdresser, eh?" she said.  "Well, show him into the boudoir aud  tell him to begin at once. I'll be with  him In an hour."  His Reason.  Daughter���������Pa, why do you hang  around the parlor while Mr. SIkes Is  calling on me? Fa I her-I'm afraid  you'll say something to him that'll  ���������make hlnra burden on me for the rest  of my life.���������Town nnd Country.  alarming proportions of parents of  boys extorting costly dowries as a condition of marrying their sons. The  marriage of a daughter among Ben-  galls has become an expensive affair,  and tbe amount in cash demanded by  tbe father or guardian of the boy  and paid by the father or guardian of  the bride varies with the educational  attainments of the bridegroom.���������Indian  Nation.  Self Tending Beacons.  .The acetylene lighted buoys of tho  Swedish coast keep In action seventy  days without renewal of the single  tubes of fifty liters'of dissolved acetylene. Ingenious automatic lighting  makes this possible. A bright reflecting surface and a black absorbing one  give unequal expansion by daylight,  thus closing a valve and shutting off  the gas, but at night this action ceases,  the valve opens, and the gas, automatically    lighted,   continues    burning.  The Use of Iron.  Iron has been known to men for a  very long time. In the time of the Assyrians it .-was-extensively used, iron  saws, knives and other tools having  been found by Lnyurd at Nineveh.  Homer refers to the forging of Iron,  while' the burdening and tempering of  steel appear to have been operations  In common use among the early  Greeks. The employment of a kind of  bellows for the forging of tools, presumably of Iron, figures In Egyptian  sculpture of l"i00 B. C. Cast- Iron appears to have been discovered about  350 B. C. Through tho agency of the  Romans the manufacture of Iron was  Introduced all over the then known  world and Into (Jioso regions where It  had not been previously known.  Cooking Up a Reason.  Nnn-I  like a   play  with a stirring  plot.   Fan-That's the kliid that thicken*), isn't It?���������Chicago Tribune.  A Great Chanco  Hostess (who has told her schoolboy visitors to help themselves to  strawberries)���������Well, have you found  some nice ones?  Lionel���������Oh, yes, thanks very much  ���������and I'm afraid we've taken rather a  lot; but then, ns I said to Herbert, it's  the chance of a lifetime,���������Punch.  Run of Mino  "They don't pension authors in this  country."   '"No,  but* thoy  would  if  some of them would sign an agreement  I to quit."���������Atlanta Constitution.  Chinese Filial Piety.  The following Chinese' story illustrates the national regard for* filial  piety: A man and his wife maltreated  the husbnud's mother. As a punishment the scene of the act was openly  cursed, the active agents were put to  death, and the mother of the wife wns  bambooed, branded and exiled for ber  daughter's crime. The bouse In which  the offenders lived was dug up from  the foundations. Moreover, the scholars of tbe district were precluded from  attending public examinations, and  even the magistrates were deprived of  their ofllees. These drastic measures  were designed to render the empire  filial.   Opposltos.  Upgardson-Isn't n lawsuit over a  patent right about tho dullest thing  you ever sn w ?  Atom-Not always. I, attended a  trial of that kind once that was too  funny for anything. A tall lawyer  named Short was reading a 0,000 word  document   tic   called   a   brief.-   *  in tbe neighborhood of Lake Rudolph,  and he was with tbeui for the purpose  of trading cotton cloth for Ivory. Elephants like old bunch grass that has  become dry like hay. and a herd of  them, attracted by "dry grazing," as it  is called, came suddenly withlu an  eighth of a mile of the camp.  One native named .lutna. from the  coast, an unskilled hunter, observing  that the wind was In such a direction  that it blew news of tbe herd to bim  rather than -blowing his whereabouts  to the knowledge of the herd, ran out in  the open with bis rifle and aimed at  short range at a powerful creature  which was ��������� watering a straggling  shrub with water he had taken In his  trunk from the pond.  Once hit, the elephant was correspondingly furious aud rushed at  Juma after a deliberate scrutiny of  the immediate foreground to discover  his whereabouts. Having determined  where his assailant stood, he tore along,  crazy with rage, toward the shaking  savage.  Juma. with an oriental's instinct of  prostration before such an overwhelming force, merely threw himself -flat  upon the ground.  The elephant rushed completely over  him, but by accident left him safe,  although choked and blinded with the  disturbed and sandy soil. The great  feet cleared him. nnd tbe tusks missed  him.  Almost twenty-four hours passed before Juma dared believe himself alive  and sound, nnd for the first twelve  hours after the excitement he spoke of  himself only in the past tense, as of  one dead.  PALE, LANGUID GIRLS  Weak  Blood  During Development May.  Easily Cause a Life of Suffering. ,  A Tonic Such as Dr, Williams' Pink'Pills  is Needed to Build up the Blood  and Give New Strength.  At no time in her life does a girl  stand in greater need of pure red blood  and the strength which it alone can  give her, then when she is developing  into womanhood. It is then that any  inherited tendency to anaemia or consumption needs only the slightest encouragement to rapidly develop. ,-This  danger is especially threatening to  girls who are confined long hours indoors, in stores, offices and factories-  girls depressed by worry and cares.  All these conditions quicky impover-  ish the blood and are among the most  common causes of sickness among  growing girls and young women. If  at any time a girl finds that ber  strength is failing and she is" becoming pale and nervous, has no ambition and is languid, it is a cert?in sign  that her blood is failing to meet the  demands upon it, because it is impure  and thin.  It is at a time like this that Dr.  Williams' Pink Pills are invaluable to  young women and growing girls. They,  build up the blood, make it rich, red  nnd pure, tone the nerves and give  new health and strength to every"  part of the body. They have cured so  many cases of this kind -that they may  truly be called a specific for the common diseases of girlhood. Miss Minnie Smith, Creighton street, Halifax,  says:���������"I have proved that Dr. Williams' Pink Pills are all that is claimed for them in cases similar to mine.-'  About three years ago I suddenly began to fun down. I grew so weak that  1 could hardly attend to my school  studies. I suffered from headaches,  my heart would palpitate violently at  the least exertion, and my appetite was  very fickle. I tried doctors' medicine  and emulsions, but the treatment did  not help me. Then I started taking ���������  Dr. Williams' Pink Pills and after tak-  ing seven or eight boxes I was stronger than ever before. I feel that I owe  my present good' health to Dr. Williams' Pink Pills, and I gratefully recommend them to other ailing girls.'.'  Dr. Williams' Pink Pills are sold  by all medicine dealers or will be sent  bv mail at 50 cents a box or six boxes  for $2.50 by The Dr. Williams' Medicine Co., Brockville, Ont.  Genuine  "Bring me some of the roast beef  of old England," said the breezy  American tourist in London.  " 'Ere you hare, sir," said the waiter a few minutes later; "this his hold  Hengland beef, sir; right from Kansas  City, sir. Hanythink more, sir?"���������  Chicago Tribune.  Gushing Musician���������D'you know, it  makes me feel sad when I play?  Hostess (seeing too late her unintentional^ double meaning)���������That is  because you feel in such sympathy  with your audience!���������London Opinion.  Her Preference  Said the brunette maid  To another quite fair:  "For flirting, 'tis said  You really don't care-  But it's noodles of fun      <  To flirt with a fan."  "Fudge," said the fair one,  "Give me a fool man."  Guest���������Won't you ask young Squalls ���������  to recite? *    ���������  Hostess���������But I  don't like     recitations.  .  Guest���������Neither do I. But if  the  young   beggar   doesn't recite,   he'll  sing.���������Illustrated Bits.  with experience?  De Wealth���������No  The Clothesline Test.  "Let me sec* her clothes on the line,"  said an old fashioned woman recently,  "and I can tell if she Is a good housekeeper." The test lies in the way the  garments are bung. If the shirts are  scattered around promiscuously the  woman lets garbage stand on her  kitchen table overnight. The shirts,  like we men. should always bang together, shoulder to shoulder, and everything of its kind should bang In a  row.���������Atchison Globe.  Not Desired..  fliivlng nt enormous pains got her  long!h, breadth and thickness about  right, the woman heaved a sigh of relief. "No fourth dimension in mine. If  you please!" she exclaimed with unmistakable feeling.  Some aver that the feminine mind  Is not atiractcd by metaphysics anyway !-Excha use.  Beware of Ointments for Catarrh  that Contain Mercury,  as mercury will -surely destroy tlie sense of smeB  aiid completely derange the whole system when  entering it throw*!- the mucous Ejrfaees. Such  iirtlcles shouM never be used except on prescriptions from reputable physicians, as tlie dam***e their  will do Is ten fold to the (rood you can possibly derive from them. Hall's Catarrh Cure, manufactured  by F. J. Cheney & Co.. -Toledo. O.. contains no mercury, and Is taken Internally, actios directly upon  the blood and mucous surfaces of the system. In  buying Hall's Catarrh Cure be sure you get tho  genuine. It is taken Internally and made In Tulttlo.  Ohio, by F. J. Cheney ft Co.   Testimonials free.  Sold by Dru-mlsts.   Price, 75c. per bottle.  Take Hall's Family rills for constipation.  De Wealth���������I've been trying to get  a good chauffeur to run my flying  machine.  De Health���������Can you find   a   man  o.   Those who've had  experience arc all dead.  Small but Potent.���������Parmelce's Vegetable Pills are small, but they are  effective in action. Their fine qualities  as a corrector of stomach troubles  are known to thousands and they are  in constant demand everywhere by  those who know what a safe and  simple remedy they are. They need  no introduction to those acquainted  with them, hut to those who may not  know them thoy are presented as the  best preparation on - the market for  disorders of the somach.        ���������  (iKind Lady  (at children's party)���������  'Well, my little man, what are you  going to be when you grow up?"  Little Man (tugging at uncomfortable neckwear)��������� "Somefin' what don't  wear a collar!"  Out In the Rain.  It Is part leu In rly aggravating when  you got caught In Ihe ruin with your  new hat to see by ('..��������� olliclal weather  report tlinl thr* precipitation was only  six onc-liundrt'dths of an Inch.���������Ohio  State Journal.  Idleness make? such slow progress  that misery easily catches It at the  first turning of the roadway.  The microscope in the hands of <x  perts employed by the United Status  Government has revealed the fact that  a house fly sometimes carries thvus  nnds of disease germs attached to its  hairy body. The continuous use of  Wilson'*-; Fly Pads will prevent all  danger of infection from that source  by killing both the germs and the  flies. -  Too Impossible  Alice in Wonderland snid she could  easily believe six impossible things  before breakfast.  "But," cried the commuter, "could  you believe you had plenty of time to  eat breakfast nnd catch the 7.05?"  Faintly she protested that wus too  much. '  The Dominie���������������������������I'm glad to hear you  say you weren't angry with your  father for punishing you for something  you hadn't done.  Freddio���������Oh, I got square with him  all right. - I did it nfter\vard.--Puck.  "Did she marry for love?" "That's  what'everybody is wondering. Her  husband is charming in manner,  wealthy, has no bad habits and moves  in the best of society."���������Judge.  Minard's Liniment Cures Garget in  Cows.  "I am astonished to see an advocate  of reform like you selling soothing  medicines for crying babies." "Why  not?" "Isn't it.hush money?"���������Baltimore American.  Red, Weak, Weary, Watery Eyes  Relieved by Murine Eye Romedy.  Compounded by Experienced Physicians, Murine Doesn't Smart; Soothca  Kyo Pain. Write ; Murine Kye l?em-  edy Co., Chicago, for illustrated Bye  Hook.   At Druggists. ������������������*<*aa"a****^^  ���������''������������������ * ** ������������������   '"���������". <-,���������- "-f ,>A; '^rv'-vwU^ ��������� -v. ���������  ������������������   .,.- ��������� ������i.. & ',-'-*<' ���������������- .*���������.*  + ���������     ���������*���������.<���������*      "P; VV '������������������?^,"'T'i-:������**������f',*>'-   ���������*'*.V".*-.**,'',. .v,-'���������*."��������� V^V  *     -      -     ^,.^>'.:';-J.-^"p,;^-5'"-i v'-A.-.f..*.*������-KrJyS-'f-?J-1^:1*��������� -*-  'Lift'  o -.  ,f"l.' * .  l'.1'  THE    LEDGE,  OnEENWOOD,  BRITISH    COLUMBIA.  - - *= THE = - -  PHOENIX, B. C.  Is situated in the heart of the city, and is one of the largest s  hotels in the Boundary.    Pleasant rooms and tasty meals for ������  allcomers,    rienty of accommodation for tlie commercial man, %  and a home for the  miner,   tourist  and  millionaire.    The bar f,  contain*-; the finest liquors, and fragrant cigars. ^  E.   P.  SHEA,   PROPRIETO.R 1  t ���������;'?  S-i S?  ������0 ������  PHOENIX $  The nearest hotel to the ������t  Granby mines. One of tlio QS  largest dining rooms in tlie JjjV  city. The bar is replete Q*  with nerve bracers of all  kinds, and tho most fragrant cigars. Drop up and  eeo me.  A. 0. JOHNSON  l'KOl'KIHTOK.  CITV  IT  a*  a  g  IV  asasasasssasSs  ���������������������������  .Baggan-c transferred to  any part ol' tlic City. Furniture moved to any part of  the District. General Dray-  ing- of all kinds.  SIDNEY' OLIVER.  Is published every Thursday at Greenwood, 1$ C , and the price is $5 a year,  postage free to all parts of Canada, and  Great Britain. To the United Slates and  other countries it is sent postpaid for  $?.50 a year. Address all letters to The  lycdge, Greenwood, 15. C,  R. T. LOWERY,  PUBLISHER.  GREENWOOD  B. C, SKIT.  30, '190?)  A blue mark here indicates that  your   Subscription   has  become   deceased,   and  that tlio  editor   would  once more like to commune with  your collateral.  Tin-: b'jrk  of a   dog sometimes  ends in tlie tanning of his hide.  Mountaineer and Kootenay Standard Cigars.  Made by  3. fr tbeliu % 00., Mm   -���������������������������������������������-��������� ,      -     -- ,-    -----   , -���������    ���������  Hotel  Alexander  V  PHOENIX,   B.   C.  Is a comfortable home for  the miner and traveler.  vGood meals and pleasant  ���������rooms. Pure liquors and  fragrant cigars in the bar.  Jt.  V.  CHISHOLM, Pkopkij-tok.  MERCHANT TAILOR  Clothes Cleaned, Pressed and  Repaired.  Dry Cleaning a Specialty.  GREENWOOD, B, 0.  THE  'lington  Hotel  Leading Tailor of the  Kootenays.  Kaslo, B. C.  GREENWOOD  Is the place for Peep-o'-Day Cocktails    and   Evening   Night-Caps.  Buttermilk a specialty during the  warm season.  C. A. Dempsey, Prop,  Pt-JOVlflCE HOTELi  Grand Forks, is a larsre throe-storey  brick hotel that provides the public  with goad meals and pleasant rooms.  A new building, hut the same old rates  [KMIL LAIiSEN Proprietor.  It was an Ethiopian who said  t-hat tho Baptist church was 'the  navy of the Lord.  Tin*!*.'-* will be a land boom in  the Boundary next summer as a  result of the speculative overflow  from the prairie provinces.  E. Jacoiis is doing a great deal  for the mining industry of this  province. In one month he had  2-10 inches of B. 0. mining news in  the leading mining journal of New  York.  At last heaven seems to have  been discovered, for the Merritt  Herald says that Bunyon City (not  Burton) has never had any births,  marriages or deaths, and iu addition lo this cheerful record it has  no church, saloon, or police court.  Tin-: fair at Nelson this year was  attended by a large number of  peoplo and was successful. As  mining is still the leading industry  of B. C. we would suggest that a  rock-drilling contest be on the  programme. A log-rolling contest  would also interest many men who  work in the woods.  street. Ilia tongue, which he was  wearing on his chest at the time,  looked like a fleece-lined insole.  When he breathed the dust blew  oil" it. There was no mistaking  the fact that he was really thir.-ry.  "Gimme the longest aud colder  drink you've got in the place!"  lie oi'dered. "The deeper tho better. I don't want to strike bottom for half an hour. I m as dry  as a covered bridge. Take all you  need out of that,"  Shying which ho dropped a  heavy piece of metal on tho bar  with a clash that started the more  delicate glasses doing a skirt dance.  It was yellow, octagonal aud as  thick as a batter cake.  *'Sorry, sport." said tho barkeeper, "'but you can't cash that  belt-buckle here. Take it over to  that junk shop on Seventh and  have him mix 3*011 a nice pig iron  pousse cafe."  "Isn't there anybody on this  trail that knows real "money when  they see it?" asked the stranger,  plaintively. "That thing you're  milking fun of is a 850 gold slug.  I've been up and down the lino for  three hours trying to get a drink  with it, but all yon fellows have  slipped mo the laugh. If you  don't cash it I'll choke to death  right in front of you."  What'* tho fuss, Tommy?"  asked Al Ethier, one of the proprietors of the eaf<*, who happened  to come in about that time.  * This guy is trying to unload a  bum metal, on me," said Tommy.  Ethier looked at the strange  piece and immediately pronounced  it gold. While Tommy filled up  several lamp chimneys with cold  stuff, Ethier took the money over  to the Herald square branch of the  Greenwich bank. The caHiier"  told him it was worth at leat-t $250.  lie said there were only three or 1  four in existence. lb is dated 1S52.  Ethier hurried back and gave the  stranger his change. The man  from the west set 'om up all round  aud then drifted away jingling his  cash.  " What's tho use of carrying a  sand-bag?" said Either, as he  locked the slug iu his safe.  Sale of-Lands for  Unpaid Delinquent Taxes in the Rossland Assessment District,  ��������� ���������  -   '   Province of British Columbia.       ' : *.���������"    '���������.-  I HEREBY GIVE NOTICE that on Tuesday, the mil clay of October, A. D. 1909, at the hour of two.'o'clock in'the:  afternoon, at the Court House, in the City of Rossland, I shall sell at public-auction the" lands hereinafter set out, of the;  persons in said list hereinafter set out, for the delinquent taxes unpaid by said persons oirihc 31st day of December, 190S, and  for interest, costs and expenses, including the cost of advertising said sale, if the total amount due is not sooner paid.-"' .     . -"  ���������',-  LIS������&\BOVE MENTIONED:  Name of Person Assessed.  Short Descriptian of Property.  Delinquent Taxes.  Taxes.  School  Tax. "  Interest  to Date  of Sale  Stautory-  Costsand  Expenses  To-TAr..  LANDS IN SIMILKAMEEN LAND DIVISION OE YALE DISTRICT.  Scott, William ,  Christienson, M   Laurett, Joseph,   Erasche, Mike   Kendcll & Co   Christienson, M   East, John el al   Jnrdinc, Harold   Harris, John, and Carlson, Gits.  Anderson, John   Savage, A. E   Lawrence, J. T   Lingle, W. 1\, & C. & W. Ry.  Co   Gilniour, John   Tremblay, Albert   Part Lot 089 (O) G. I   Part Lot 93r (O) G I   Part Lot ior2 (O) G. I   Part Lot 1012 (O)G. I....   '4 interest in Part of Lot 1223(0)0.I.  Lot 2083(0) G. r   Lot 2337(0)G.I   Lot 2653 (O)GI   Part Lot 2733 (O) G. I   Lot 2910(0) G. I   Lot 3233 (O)G. I -   East Part of Dlock 9, Subdivision of  Lot 500   Sub. Lot 6, Lot 269S..  Sub. Lot 4, Lot 270r..  Sub. Lot 16, Lot 2701.  /  > 3 00  $   r 50  $0 22  $2 00  $ 6 72  6 00  6 30  58  2 00  14 88  1 So  oS  2 00  3 88  -" 5������  07  2 00  5 57 '  10 00  8 33  . S5  2 00  21 18 *  9 60  10 00  90  2 00  2258  15 00  70  2 00  17 70  9 00  42  -2 00  11 42  6 00  28  2 00  8 28  1 80  08  2 00  388  1 20  OS  2 00  3 a5  3 co  H  2 00  5 14  199 70  9 30  .2 00  211 00  S 00  35  2 00  ', I0 35  12 00  55  2 00  14.55  Rossland, II. C, September 7th, 1909.  J. KIRKUP, Collector.  For SG.50 you can gi-fe a l-am-l of  Red, White and Blue Hour' at  Brown's in Ferry, Wash. ���������  At- Endecby Robert Waddell this  season harvested 58 bushels of  spring wheat to the acre.  Wlddowson, Assayer, Nelson, B. C.  Ths  CAEENWOOD  AND  Leaves Greenwood for Spokane  ���������at 7 a. m., and for Oroville at 2:30  ���������p. m. J. McDonell.  fieuxmsLPketfiotel  Is the home for all tourists  and millionaires visiting New  Denver.   British \ Columbia.  HEHEY   STEGE.   PROFR.  MINEKAl, ACT  Certificate of Improvements  NOTICE  6. I. H. A. Minora! Clsiim. situate in the Orceii  wood Minim: .Division  ot  i'lilo District.  Where locntuil: In Providence Cam**.  TAKE NOTIUB Unit I, William Edward  'Mi-Arthur, Free Miner's Cortificnte No. U aens,  intcinl,sl.**tv days from the date hereof to apply to tlioMmni-? Recorder Corn C'crtilicate of  Jmi-rovemonta. for the purpose of;ol>ti-.iniiijj n  ���������CrownG rant of the uliove claim.  And further take notice that notion.'under  (cctlon .1", nine I ho commenced hefore the i-isii-  anco ol Midi CVitlticnte of Improvements.  Dated this 11th day of Soplcmher. A. D.'itwi.  W.E. ���������Mu-AltTIiUlt.  MINKItAL   ACT.  Certificate of Improvements.  NOTICE.  Wellington Minor.il Claim, situate in the Greenwood  Minim: Division   of  Yule  I/islrict.  Where located : On Wallace Mountain,  TAKK NOTICE that I. Thomas Ilcinniiirle,  Fn-e Mlnrr's Cirtlticate No li-Hon,.lurries il.  MoN'ell, Kreo Miner's Certificate No. U t'iil",'l,  Itnlj-h Sin-lie.-*. Free Miner's Ccrtillciili* i\'o,  R2^1*171;, arid ,/amt-s N. I'aton. Fn-e Mln-'r'.s  Certiliente No Ulikviii, Intend, sixty days  from the date hereof, to ripply to rhe  Mining Recorder for a Cerlillcates of Improvements for tho purpose of ohtaliiln-,'a Cruwii  Urantnf the ahovc claim.  Anil further take notice tint notion, mirier  Section 37 must he co nrnencerl l.efure tt-o issuance of such Ci-rHllciit-'flnf Improvements.  Dated tills sMth day of July, A. D. JJi!'.  NOTICE TO CREDITORS.  Is pleasant!v situated in the heart  of Grand Forks and convenient to  all the commercial and financial institutions of the city. The proprietors aim to please all who  dwell within the portals of their  hostelry, and feel jnstifted in stating that the food and service iu  their dining room is seldom surpassed in the province. The bail's replete with beverages ranging  from local beer to the vintage of  France. It is not necessary to  wait for a windy day to smoke any  cigar in the house. Travelers will  find a warm reception and a pleasant home at the Granby.  ppsxsep 8t f-Jd'srsell  I.v Jl\iq approaching   provincial  election Harry Wright is spoken  of as-tlie Conservative candidate in  the City of  Nelson.    Mr.   Wright  is probably  better  suited  for  the  position  than  any  other man  in  Nelson from a political standpoint.  lid has already had the expciience  of one term in  the  house and for  eleven  years  has  been connected  with the government in official and  unofficial capacities. He has learned  the  business  from the ground up  and  that is greatly  in  his favor.  Green  men are more apt to make  mistakes   in   politics   than   those  of   experience.    As gold commissioner for a vast territory in  and  around Nelson ho  has for a long  lime attended  to  tho affairs of a  busy office .in  an  efficient  manner  satisfactory alike to the people and  the government of this great province.    We need young, [energetic  and experienced  men  in the legislative assembly at Victoria,  and  Harry Wn'ght certainly travels in  that class..    He brings enthusiasm  to his work and that  is ono of the  prime factors  in  making a public  man a credit  to his country, his  city and his constituents.  nolmes & Kennedy aro agents  for the celebrated "Newport" chocolates and also earry a large line  of fresh confectionery.  TALLOWGRAPHIC NUSE  The Columbia cigar is a large  and free-smoking cigar. It is sold  in all mountain towns and made in  Nelson.  Along the Crow the C. P. R.  has its largest water tank at H03-  mer. S'-irne of the people in that  town occasionally get on  top of it.  Should you merely have that desire to be sociable drop in and see  Holmes & Kennedy. Thc-ir store  is open house.  Wa-rn up on one of our heaters  this winter. The stove and furniture man. A. L. White.  ALEX.   STEWART  EHOlT, b. c.  Dealer in Drug**, Stationery and  Fancy Goods. Prescriptions com-'  pounded with careful promptness.  Orders by mail receive prompt-  attention.  Dealer in Coal; Wood, Ties, Poles, etc.   Heavy Teaming-  -.to any pai-t of the District.        _ .  I  "Unequalled for Domestic Use."  Sings of all kinds made to order  upon short notice aud sent to any  part of the country. All kinds  of jewelry repaired and made over  without delay. ' A large stock of  clocks, watches, diamonds, etc.  always in stock. Orders by mail  solicited and attended to promptly  nnd in ah efficient manner. E. A.  Black, Phoenix, 13. 0.  9 $������Q&Q&SO&D������8Q@9&������&&S@������3@"n  I Get your Raze rs Honed I  I    and your Baths at    \  Frawley's  Barber. .  Shop, Greenwood,  By Our Leased Lh:r.  Kasi.o, Sept. 29.���������A three million dollar tourist hotel will be  built here next summer.  In tlio Mutter of llio l'nrulo of Ola .fnon-  hoii, late of MI(l������-ay, In   Hie  County  ot Vnlo, ilecensi'il.  NOTICE is herohy civen pursuant to (he Ke-  viaed(Statute.*) of iiritl-ili Colitmhia, Chapter If7.  that all creditor.-- and ofc'-er.-* haviii-,' clnlm.-  RKftlnst llio oirtalu of tlie snM Ola J Imion, who  died on or ahout the li'tli day of I 'ecemln-r, 11-0(1,  Arc requc-ilod on or hefore the Z-'.id day of Oc-  tu\>cr, l'J0!>, to send |iy po.-it prepaid o.- deliver to  tlio undrMl'," ed, Bolicitor for Androu* K.ilcr.  the oxocntor of the font will and le-rtaiiiunt ol  the until ilei'CRHud, their Christian nriniea nl-il  ���������wrnamos, riddrosac-r arid rleuerlptiotis, llio full  j-nrticiilnrfllof their elalrn-|and the nutiire of tin  /.ecuritlo.-i, If any. held hy thoiri,  And furllu-r tnke notice that after niich Iri.sf  mentioned <Int������ llio executor ivlll proceed to  fllritriliu(t) tlio iiHrioU of tlio rlowinHod urriori-,'trie  fmrtleooiilllled thereto, 'mvliijr reward to tin  clalind only of which he nil ill then have notice,  Anr| that tt e hbIiJ executor will not ho llahle for  tho said aw-pta or wiy part thereof to any person or ���������lornoim of w\y)������e claim notlco hIiiiII no!  have hoop received nt t|i������ t)ino of sucli dl-ttrlhu-  Pa'cdti at Ureonwood, B. 0., this until day of  Bpptejnlior. liKii). J. V. Mi/I.EuO,  '������������������������������������������������������ sojit'ior for (ho x:.xv<'Utvr,   ]  loneep  ote.  Cfecnuuood, B. C.  The oldest hotel in tho city, .ind still  uti.dur the same m.'inn^enn.'rit. Rooms  comfortable, meals cqii'il to any in the  uity, mid tho bar ftppplleu only the beet  Corner of Greenwood and Government  streets.  J, W. kelson  MINK IC A I. A OT  Certi/icate of Improvements  Norici-:  Sunrise nnd Dawn I'motl in  Mineral C'niiiis,  nihil-.!-.* In (irei-nwoid Minim: IJ!v|.<l"N of  Vale D'slr'et. Wlicrolocated: In Oriiliam'.i  Camp.  TAKK NOTICE Hull, Kile R. Junlwn, Free  Mlnur'H  Cei'Hlleale  No.  IL'/ilifl,  Inteiid,  nlxly  (lajH  from  tlio  'l"l������  liernnf,  lo  apply to the  MlnliiK Itooorderfor for a Certiliente of Improve-  meiils. for tlm pnrpoxo of ohtaliiln������ n Crown  Grant to the ahovp ululinn.  And further tako notlco that action,  tinder  "cot'on  IU, mils!-��������� Iib coinnmriecrl Iwforo tlic  Issuance of such Corllllcntnof Iniprovriiiicnts  Oatl-d lillH Jltli (Jay of Knidi'inlmr, A. B. irxw.  $k\y Denvek.. Sept. 20.���������Joe  Butler has returned to the city,  brirging with him several samples  of the north pole.  Sando-s-, Sept. 29.-Jake Kelson  will be the next mayor of the city.  ��������� Skattm?, Sept. 20.���������J. I\*ck  Mat'Swnin will lecture here this  week upon diJliculties of dodging a  high-ball.   Insurance of any kind is a good  investment, whether life, accident  or fire. In Phoenix D. J. Matbe-  son pays particular attention to  this line of business and those interested should consult him at  their earliest convenience in person or by mail.  Refused His Gold.  "What do you know about wise  old IJi'oaihvay letting ������200 got  away from it V  it didn't exactly cscapo tho  Great White Way, but for three  hours before it was captured it  went along both -sides trying to get  somo one to adopt it. Here is  wheio every barkeeper on the  principal p.ith path from Herald  *(|UMi*e to Columbus circle puts a  mourning band on his wallet. That  is, with one exception.    ..  ye.--terd.iy afternoon about half  past three, an angular-looking individual, whose breezy manner  and coloncl-cody clothes indicated  that he came from someplace west  of Denver, zephyred through the  tho swinging doors of the Herald  Cafe,  just north of   Thirty-Fiftf)  The surveyors are working on  the V., V. & E. west of Princeton.  The railroad will be built along  the old survey and the building of  the tunnel through Hope monn-  tain postponed until some future  time.  . If you have a favorite tobacco,  cigarette or cigar call at Holmes &  Kennedy's, aud if they have not  got it in stock they will consider  it a pleasure to send away for it  however small the order may be.  The celebrated Ked, White and  Blue flour is only ������0.50 a barrel at  Brown's in Ferry*, Wash.  Keep your money in circulation  at home by buying your furniture  at A. L. White's.  The Knob Hill  Phoenix, B, C,  Is half way up the hill and just  the place to drop in and invest  some panga for an excellent'glass  of beer. The other beverages are  tho best in the market.'  Clhas,  Hagain, Piroipneton  Lakeview = Hotel  NELSON, B. 0.  Employs All White Help and is  a home for the world at|$l a day.  N. Mallette     -     -     PuorBIETOR  Frank Fletcher  Provincial Land Surveyor,  Nelson, B. 0.  a-gg-*a'B53ag!HBa������^^^  PHOENIX BEER  is delicious in taste and free from impurities.   Order  a. case or bottle at the earliest opportunity.  Phoenix = Brewing - Co.  (Limited.) *  The Pride of Western Canada. Phone 138, Greenwood  nelson, 0. &  IIKO, I*.  VFI'I.LS,  Proprietor.  First-class in evervthinsr.  Steam heat, electric light,  private baths. Telephone  in t-vc-ry room. First-class  bar nnd barber shop.  'Bus tneer.s all trains.'  The Kootenay Belle is a cigar  that can be  found  in  all   piirt.-suf  the Boundary, ond you slioiild ask  the' man behind the bar to produce: }]]������   KOfltCDilY  it when you  lino  up lo  llift  nm*'  ������������������ogany.   Tho Kootenay Cigar l'o. of Nelson have in the Koy.-'il Si-.il a cigar  that is known and smoked betwi-on  the wheat country and the blue  Pacific.  V/lddoweon, Assayer, Nelson, B.  fcaiooii  S-in-kri!, li. (?., has ;i line or nerve  bracers unsurpassed in any tiiouo-  *:iin town ol the Ore.'it \V������>st. A  y,V.i'li of iiqtni. piirn (.'iv-iii I'rci; with  i>.i'rit.- rii������nii..  Greenwood, is the home for workingmen of all nations.   It is  convenient to the smelter on the hill.    The dining room is sup-  ������ plied with tasty and substantial food, while the bar contains the  | best wet goods in  the market.   Electric lights all over the J  premises.    Hot and cold baths.  Ola  Lofstad,   Proprietor  c ' P ���������--' 5 \ 5 , I :��������������������������� ^ *r{ . /-.J  WATER  NOTICE.  XOTIOK Is hor.-lo' ������?lvoii that nn uti'illuatton  will lierii.Tla iin-loi- J'lirt V ot tliu " Wntr;r Act,  11)0!)," toolitriin n licence in tlio .*-.iirillkiiinecii  Division of Yale District  )u) Tlio nnmo mtrlrcsi nnd occupation' of tlio  apl-licant���������Kil-rnr D. Frank, Stratitroy, Ont,,  ItllllcllC'l*.  (I������) Tlio name- or tho lnko, (ttrorun or source (if  iinnninc.li tlio 'ili-Herlf'tion is) Cuilar Crook, n,  Irlliiitar-y of Kultlo rlyor. ���������      ���������        '  (c) Tha'point of (IU;ci*dIon���������About ono half  ml.'o from ontlot.  (il) TliL'(|iiiinlilj*of ������-ator uppliod for (in cubic  foot pur socomlj���������Tliroo culila foot.  (") Tlio ('liara-.iter of the proposed ivorku���������To  ImlM ri ilinn ul llio point of dlvowlon, and to.  comliiut tho wiitor tlioncS in n northerly direction hy llnmonnd ditch.  (0 'I'lw preinlso-i on which tho mitor i-i to bo  ii'orl ((loH::rilio frimi!)���������Lot lil.'i.'l, Kotl.[o rlvor.  (h) The pnrposos foi which tlio witter Is to bo  nsud���������l-rlnnllon.  (h) If for Ii*rh(n(l hi rlosci'lhn tlm hind Intonil-id  tolio lri-1-rnlrfil, (-IvIiik acri-iiBO���������Tlio Irrlgnhlo  portlniis of Lot illll.l, nlrout 1H0 nurci;  (I) Area of Crown hind liitomleil tobooooii  plod hy tlio p-opoHOil wol'kH-N'niio  (li) This iiollco wns Iposloil on tho olovonth  diiy of Sujitcml.'f-r. 111)1), land-iipplU'iitlon will ho  mado to tlm Commissioner on tlio niJEteonth  day of Offcolior,ll':r{������.  (I) fllvo^llio 11111110*1 and adilrimscs of any riparian proprietors or liconHoos who or whoso  IiiikIs aro lllio!ytoho niToctcd by tho proposed  works, elthor nbovo |or .holow the ontlot���������K, tr.  Sieve's, Mlrlwiiy.il. 0.  iSIfiiattiro]  KDOAIl I). F/IANK,  hy.l. A. Frank, AKont,  [I*, 0. A(|iJrrmiJ Midway, 1'jp,  NELSON, B. C.  Real Estate,  Mines,  Insurance and  Fruit Lands.  CORRESPONDENCE   SOLICITED.  KASLO HOTEL  KASLO B. C,  Is tt comfortable home for all  who travel'to that city.  rodKLF, & PAPWORTH.  TREjVIO|SiT HOUSE  Nelaon. B. C, Is run on the  the American anil Buropeun  plan Nothing yellow about  the hoiiHe except the gold in  t**e safe,  TheArgo Mining and Tunuol Co. k organized tinder the  laws of B. 0. with a capital stock of $125,000, divided into 500,-  000 shares of 25 cents each, non-personal liability. The company is now engaged in running a long tunnel under a number  of valuable claims adjoining the City of Greenwood. These  claims show valuable ore upon tho surface and if it is found at  a great depth-the enterprise will become one of the richest in  the Boundary. There are few bettor chances for investment in  this province, and the success of this tunnel will ��������� make many  rich and Greenwood one of the best mining camps in the west.  Investors and visitors aro invited to inspect; the  properties.  OLA LOFSTAD, A. 5. BLACK,  President. .'     Secretary.  SO CO6������kSC<WS>'5CC������3������0 'B������!������.'^00'80������3Sa������'S������O������l>������������O3*3������������)3������������iB  STARKEY & CO.  NELSON, B. C.  WIIOI/KSAU',  JDEaIvBRS in;  Pbqdvce   ani>   Provision?  The Hotel Slocan  Three Forks, B.'C, Is the Icndiiig  hotel of the city. Mountain trout  and game dinners a spcdnltjr,  Roomojreservcd by telegraph.   ,  Hugh ��������� Hiypn, Prop  4  f'A  f'-:


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