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 i v     v  ft  i&iSative Asse^SVv  ^ \.  /;^v'u'-  5*       AUG 131906       J  ^n^^TM-^^t^^ tCo4-*^isif  Vol. XIII.  GREENWOOD, B./C;,.TflURSDAY, AUG-. 9,1906.  No. 5  Mips Bessie Moffatt of Spokane is  visiting her parents here.  The city schools will open this  year on the 27th August.  Inspector Clute of the customs,  visited the city the past week.  J. C. Henderson, of Franklin  camp is in the city for a.few days.  Greenwood Miners' Union will  probably'give an excursion to Curlew on Labor Day. '���������':.-.  Our -motto���������Prompt delivery,  and one.quality, namely, the best.  Russell-Law-Caulfield Co.  Mrs. | Fred Anderson and Miss  Barger, of Molson, Wash., are  spending a few days in the city.  Mrs. J. E. Spankie and child,  and Miss Mulligan left today on a  three months'visit to New York.  When in a hurry for groceries to  be delivered promptly our phone  No. is 25. Russell-Law-Caulfield  Co. .  Hotels ��������� and boarding house  keepers will do well to see the  linens offered at the Hunter-Ken-  drick Co., Ltd.  Miss Marie Hodge, of London,  Eng., is visiting her brother, L.  Bruce Hodge, manager of the  Greenwood Telephone, system.  In prices and quality, our competitors always take a back seat.  Come and see our values in towels  thisweek. The Hunter-Kendrick  Co., Ltd.. ..     ...     .��������� .... ���������.    . ,  . The medical officer of health and  chief of police inspected: the -city  Saturda}'last, and with a few^. exceptions found the city in a sanitary condition.  'Samuel Potts, of Minneapolis is  in the city this week. Mr. Potts  is interested in the Moreen mine  in Dead wood camp, and is inspecting the property.  You'will make no mistake if you  buy your tea and coffee from : the  Russell-Law-Caulfield Co.', New  stock arriving and we believe no  better, can be purchased.  Died���������In Greenwood, August  7th, Mary Eleanor Taylor, only  daughter of Mr. . and Mrs. G. B.  Taylor, aged 2 years and 7 months.  Funeral was held today at 10  o'clock.  Foulds Bros, leave Friday for  Butte, Mont., to take part in the  drilling contest to take place on  the.13th inst.,, Greemvoodites hope,  they "will return with the $1,000,  the first prize money.  '; The Birch & Reiss circus pitched  a tent iu the city last Thursday.  Tent pitching is about all the show  amounts to. But it has the distinction of being the, worst show  that ever pitched a tent anywhere.  The Greenwood Liquor Co. received a carload of whiskey from  the east last week and another this  week. This might be taken as an  indication that the people of the  Boundary are not taking any  chances on water.     .,,....  The Greenwood band has had an  addition of fifteen members in the  past two weeks weeks. These are  all beginners, and practice two  nights in the week���������Tuesday and  Friday. It is said that a first  requisite of a band is to make a  noise, and the second to control the  noise. The boys appear to have  attained tho first, and in a short  time will have mastered the second.  " Dr. Mathison, Dentist, will return about September 1st.  R.'K. Steven and Mrs. Steven  left Friday last for' a trip to" the  Coast..  Doll carts, doll cabs, new shipment. All good values at Smith  & McRae's. -r ���������  Watch our locals each week,  something new to tell you*.     Rus-  ��������� sellrLaw-Caulfield Co.  Have the bartender hand out the  Kootenay - Belle cigars' the next  time you flip four bits on the  bar,.  Rev. J. P. D. Knox, of Rossland,  formerly Methodist preacher here,  ��������� was a visitor in the city last week.  ��������� The K. C..C. cigar is not sold in  New York but there are thuusands  in all the towns in the Boundary.  G. A. McLeod of Franklin camp  was in the city Monday and Tues-  day and reports everything humming in that camp.  The intake to the   Lind   Creek  . reservoir has been completed, and  % there is now no .danger of a stray  cow turning the water off. t  ,,,   George Mercer, baseball  entbus-  , iast aud all*round sport,   formerly  of the Windsor here, is now mixing  . for    Lewis   Bros.,   of  Boundary  -    Falls;   .-        ." , '  :T'"W-. A.:Keith, general merchant  < of'Beaverdeli; came down from the  -West -Fork'Friday last, 'and   left  Mouda}r on a visit to his' relatives  in New Brunswick.-, '.  .,"; .The typhoid. epidemic at .Mid-  , way, it is"6aid7is due to carelessness on the part of the- authorities  in not -compelling some of the  hotels to keep theit premises in a  sanitary condition. .  J. G. Melvin, manufacturing  jeweler, has opened up in the store  next door to Smith & McRae. Mr.  Melvin makes a ' specialty of  diamond setting and engraving, as  well as the manufacture of jewelry  and watch repairing.  The Cranbrook Herald advocates  that all churches be closed for a  month in each year in order to give  the parsons a rest, a.nd thinks that  the devil wouldn't get much start  during the vacation. Judging from  results, the devil doesn't appear to  have made any serious gain due to  parsons entering the newspaper  business. Neither has journalism,  mentally or morally.  M. Mecklemburg, M. A,., the  eye sight specialist will again be at  the Thomas drug stores, Phoenix  August 30th and 31st, and Greenwood September 1st till 4th. Now  is your opportunity to have your  eyes properly attended to by a reliable and experienced specialist.  Fees moderate. ; Satisfaction guaranteed.   "V : .'". ;'���������  Phoenix and Midway played  baseball in the latter town Sunday  last. J The scored*was 13 to'6 'in  favor of.Phoeuix. A large number  of Greenwoodites went down to see  the game. The Midway boys became rattled at the start, when the  Phoenix team batted their pitcher  all over the field. After the fourth  inning a fairly good game was  , played. .  >-H. O. Lamb, managing editor of;  the Boundary Creek Times left  Saturday morning on a visit to the  coast, and secure a much needed  rest after his arduous labors in. the  past seven months. During his  control, the Times has attained a  degree of moral excellence riot  dreamed of by previous,.-.pencil  pushers on that paper. Hi'h many  friends in the city will wish him an  enjoyable outing.   "   WAS RUN OVER  Thos.  Corkill   killed   on  Northern in Phoenix  Great  Eden Bank butter wins friends  ,and new customers, [sold only by  Russell-Law-Caulfield Co.  The employees at the .St.Eugenc  mill in Moyio are asking for an  eight hour day.       "'  Thos.    Corkill,   a   well-known  miner of this district, was killed  on the Great Northern track near  Phoenix Saturday night last.. Deceased has been a resident, of the  district for about nine   years,   his  first work here being, on the  Mc-  Intyre&Luhdy contract in the Old  Ironsides shaft at Phoenix in  the  fall of 1897.    Hejwas interested in  a number of claims,  among them  the Great Laxey group near Eholt,  now under boud to Eastern parties.  He was a native of the Isle of Man,  where his mother, aged  80,  and  three sisters reside.    Three brothers are in America, one.in Nevada,  one in Alaska,  and the residence  of the other unknown.     The de-  ceased was well thought of .by .Jail  who knew him, always cheerful)'.;a  good miner and honest.     Letters  on bis person showed that he contributed largely-to the .support,'of  his aged mother.     He sent each  year at Christmas time a !sum" of  money to her, and at the time of  his death had "a letter in his pocket  from his mother thanking him lfor  the last present to her.     Deceased'  was   a   member., of   Greenwood  Miners' Union.   .  Coroner Black held an inquest on  the body Tuesday. "' After the evidence was taken, a verdict of accidental dcath'.Wris returned, and exonerating the railway.oflicials from  blame. The evidence of his park  ner Thos. Kermeen, gives concisely  all the facts in relation to the accident.  Thos. Kermeen, of Phoenix, B.,  C, being sworn, ~ said, "I am a  miner. I was with Thos. Corkill,  the deceased, Saturday night about  10 o'clock," left the Alexander  hotel in Phoenix. We walked  down the Great Northern railway  track together. Thos Corkill said:  I am going to take forty winks before I go down the hill, He lay  down between the rails about 100  feet from the end of the track. I  went on down the track- four or  five hundred feet. We were alone  going to the Meadow Lark mine.  I heard the train coming and  rushed back again. Got there and  saw pilot of train roll him over. I  was asleep and the rumbling of the  train woke me. I. don't think I  heard the whistle or bell. Don't  think I saw any lights on locomotive. He was v in middle of  track when pilot struck him. . He  rolled 14 or 15 feet in front of  pilot. I picked him up. He was  not dead at time, but died in a few  minutes. Tho train stopped and  backed off. ., The engineer and fireman of ������rain came-up to me and  went and notified constable.  To jury���������End of track on Great  Northern called switchback at Y.  I told Thomas Corkill a train  was due about, that time, usually  about twelve o'cloclock. This was  tho first time we walked down  track. I don't think this is usual  way men go to mine, generally go  by milk ranch. We arrived in  Phoenix about 6 o'clock.  Tho engineer and fireman also  gave evidence.  The funeral took placo yesterday,  and was largely attonded by members of tho Miners' Union.  ify you that!'we .are to start to rebuild'the telephone system here,  and we would like to know the regulation distance for placing pole9  from lots on all streets!, The general distance we'.place poles were  12������ feet from the lot, which would  allow of your,', increasing .the  breadth of sidewalks if you wished  to do so at any time. We also intend placing our cables underground at the corner of Copper  and . Center streets -at P. W.  Ceorg'e's store, taking them underground up thealleway at tho back  of Miller's block and enter into our  new office at the.b'aek of P. W.  George's store. \'IKindly give us  the location of any water pipes, etc.  that are "any where'in the direction  so that we can know exactly where  they are." Cityjengineer was instructed to give the required information, and that a copy of instructions be filed at city office.  Mr. Haglebery applied to have  Lincoln street opened-'to enable him  to haul the iitarveout ore from the  mineral claim, and offered to do  the work for $50.-' The sum of $50  was allowed, work subject to approval of city engineer.  Board of Health reported an inspection of hotels and laundries in  the city, and found them in a satisfactory condition.  , Water commit tee reported intake  on Lind creckgccmpleted, and work  started on Greenwood street, and  recommended that foreman be paid  $4.50 ,a day. Recommendation  adopted.   -  Draft of, agreement between  Providence Mining Co. and city for  dam site was received. Waterworks committeo!w;is instructed to  complete agreement;7     "* '" "  Aid. McRae. asked leave to introduce bylaw "119, transferring  $ 3,000 of waterworks bylaw. Leave  granted. Bylaw read first, second  and third time.  Following accounts were ordered paid:  E. W.  Bishop $   5.95  Russell-Law-Caulfield Co      7.45  The Lkdge    11.00  Greenwood Electric Co  133-25  Lind creek water record..      5.00  Boundary creek water record     17.00  Providence creek water record....     6.00  Yale Columbia Lumber Co     40.42  Palace Livery stable ;.      5.00  Nelson Daily News     10.00  Fire Brigade, laundry       6.60  Council adjourned.  POLAND CHINA IS SOLD  CITY COUNCIL  Council met Monday night,  present, Acting Mayor Bunting,  and Aldermen McRae, Nelson and  Sullivan.  Minutes of provious meeting read  and adopted.       ���������������������������    ���������; '  Letter received ��������� from Pacific  Association of Fire 'Oli'iof.s; Jiled.  From B. 0. Telephone Co. as folr  lows:   Gentlemen:���������"I beg tonot-  A deal was consummated Tuesday whereby the Poland China  mine, located four and a half miles  east of Molson became the property  of a syndicate of Ohio capitalists.  C. A. Blatt and A. G. Edwards,  holders of the property, received  $10,000 for it. The new concern  is incorporated as the Molson Gold  Mining Co., of which H. F. Beery  and D. W. Dart, of Columbus,  Ohio, are the leading spirits. Representatives of the owners are now  en route here and immediately upon  their arrival will contract for the  erection of a concentrating mill,  and mining operations will be commenced as soon as possible. The  deal was put through  by Col.  M.  A. Smalley, of Chesaw, who during the past sixty days has turned  three transactions bringing into the  Myers Creek Mining district nearly  $40,000 in cash.  The Poland China mine consists  of three claims. It is one of tho  oldest mining properties in the  Myers Creek district, having been  located as soon as the Colville reservation was thrown open to the  miuera in 1896. ''Neal Unden and  Jerome Henkinswore the original  locators of the property.    George  B. Mocham purchased it Hhortly  after its location, for a large sum  of money, stated by some to be  $15,000.... Ho proceeded to develop  the mine and fine ore was encountered Development work to  the value of many thousands of  dollars was done at the same time  Mr. Mecham was building the town  of-Molson. At this time also he  had surveyed and constructed to  the mine, the road which is now  used as a thoroughfare from Molson  to that point and which continues  on to Chesaw. Various improvements made on the Poland China  and the road are said to have cost  Mr. Meaohara in th'e neighborhood  of $65,000, to say nothing of the  original cost of the mine.  Meacbam, despairing of railroad  transportation, it will be remembered, left the country some six  years ago and never returned. In  the vicissitudes of fortune following the property finally came into  ibe hands of C. A. Blatt and A. G.  Edwards, who iu their development work of last year, not only  proved the great value of the property, but made additional important discoveries that added largely  to its promise.  The mine having been developed  up to a point where a stamp mill  was demanded and the. coming of  the railroad having made the property negotiable, Messrs. Blatt and  Evans concluded to sell, not feeling able to install the necessary  machinery. Tho mine was placed  in the hands of Col. Smalley, and  as a resuls of his negotiations, the  Molson Gold Mining company was  incorporated by H. F. Beery, D.  W. Dart and other Ohio capitalists,  and the company purchased the  property for the flat price of. $10,-  000.  The mine is in plain view of the  public road,!,east of Molson, "and  all travelers have noticed the stacks  of sacked ore there. The ore in  the sacks, it is claimed, averages  $105 to the ton, while the ore from  another lead on the dump rnns in  access of $40. It is a free-milling  gold-bearing quartz, and Col.  Smalley estimates that the ore on  the dump, in sacks and in sight is  worth not less than $05,000.  The distance from the mine north  to the railroad is less than three  miles and an easy down grade almost all of the way, and it is only  four and one-half miles uto tho Molson station. The latter point will  probably be the shipping place as  there is no provision for a station  at the former.���������Molson Independent.  S3S J������8fi&S SSfr&SS msx&?������2&w&s%%z$  SSrSftSBS&JZflSSSB fi^&������SfS������&8SSSB������SS&  The Crescent mine is being steadily developed with a force of eight  men.   The shaft which was down  130 feet when  work  was recently  resumed  under' the   superintend-  once of W.H. Jeffery,   M.   E.,   is  being sunk with two shifts to the  200-foot level, when a 7-drilf electric compressor will be installed,  and all  sinking,  drifting,    cross-  cutting and stoping will-be carried  on  with   large and   small   drills.  Five known veins cross the property northerly,   paralleling   each  other, and all these veins  can  be  developed  by the present   .shaft,  wnich is being enlarged to carry a  skip.    The shaft is being timbered  from  the 130-foot level up,  and  when finished will be one of the  best shafts in the Boundary.    Col.  L. T. Diokason, of Chicago, is sole  owner   of   the    Crescent.       The  Colonel spent over a month   iu  Greenwood and Nelson' and was a  frequent visitor to the mine.     On  leaving for Chicago last week   he  expressed  himself as being   well  pleased with the  showing  in the  mine.    The ore, such as  will be  shipped, runs from $80 to $127 to  the ton, although like many of the  Greenwood properties,- specimens  are found that will go up into the  thousands. -     The     Crescent    is  equipped with a 20 horse power  electric hoist and a No.. 7 blower,  which furnishes air to the. underground workings aud blacksmith's  forge, all of which was installed by  E. G.   Warren,   manager   of  the  Greenwood Electric company,"' and  now Mr. "Warren is making plans  to furnish the compressor.    AVhen  all tho machinery is installed,  the  Crescent will be the best  equipped  mine in the Greenwood high-grade  belt, and the management hope to  make it one of the  largest   producers.  Scarcity of Help  The cry for help continues in  many parts of the Province and all  employers seem to be more or le?s  piuched by the shortage. In the  fruit growing districts on the coast,  a correspondent .writes that in  orchard'after orchard raspberries  and blackberries are rotting on the  ground where they have fallen because the growers cannot possibly  secure help. Even Chinamen are  out of reach, and have been monopolized by the cannery people,  who are still calling for moro men.  In the coast hayficlds tho  ranchers are forced to work night  and day in order to take advantage  of the fine weather and get the crop  safely housed.  The New Westminster fruit cannery has "tons of fruit available,  and cannot touch it because of the  scarcity of girls and boys. The  can factory tells a similar hard-luck  story. Were it not for tho Alien  Labor Law the fruit canners would  be able to rush in a lot of. skilled  girlB from San FranciScd, ���������whore  hundreds are out of employment at  the present time.  Farm laborers particularly are  very scarce inthcOkauiigan.���������The  Olcanngaii.  '  Judgo Miller says that things  are picking up in Poplar.  At 70 feet in the shaft of the  Crescent Fraction a 10-inch lead,  containing galena and gray copper  was uncovered the past week. As  in every other calling, there is more  or less luck in mining. The shaft  in which the rich lead has been discovered was formerly on the Canadian ground, but through a legal  techicality became a part of the  Crescent Fraction. Some years  ago the Canadian was under bond  to J. Jermj-n from Jas- Sutherland,  the owner. The shaft was sunk to  a depth of 65 feet and the bond  thrown up. Had Jermyn continued another five feet, he might  have discovered what is likely:.to  prove one of the richest; leads iu  the Greenwood high-grade belt.  Another shaft* was sunk ou ��������� the  Canadian to a depth of 40 feet.  This was on an iron cap. The'  shaft was abandoned and a tunnel  run 110 feet to tap the copper gold  showing at depth. Had the work  done on the tunnel and No. 2 shaft  been done on the No. 1 shaft, it  might have pi-oved a fortune to the  owners. Chicago capitalists represented by Ted Mueller, will reap  the benefit, and it is likely to prove  a very rich.one.  Louis Bosshart came in from the  West Fork Saturday last. He had  been working an the Selva, one of  a group of three claims owned bj'  him on Cedar creek, a tributary of  tho main Kettle river. Tho group  is about threo miles distant from  what in known as Tripplo Lake  camp. Tho trail to thegroupis up  Braver creek from Beaverdell  about eight milos, on the south  fork of Beaver. He has sunk three  shafts on the Selva, 20, .10; and S  feet -respectively..     Tho; lea.4   is  quartz, about 2������>feac wide carrying  gold, silver and.copper. While un  the West Fork Mr. Easshart visited the Duncan and Rambler  mines on Wallace mountain. The  Duncan is looking" well, the -rich  vein still continuing-fi:pm eighteen  inches to .three feet an width. On  the Rambler, W. H. Ramboisrun^  ning a tunnel to tap the lead-on  which he has lately b.een sinking  at a depth of aboui A hundred feet%.  Twenty -men are' employed   in  mining in the Skylark under Super- '  intenden,t Rowe, and. tjbe .output of  high.-grade ore averages about sixty  tons per month.   The lend is i-ix.  inches in width, and  the last car  shipped gave   net-urns   of- slightly .  over $200 to the ton..     The Skylark is an example of what can be  done by practical development in,  the high grade mines of Greenwood.  The mine lias paid its  way from  the start, and also met the payr  raents on the bond, with a surplus  for the promoters.  A syndicate is being formed   by-  Acting Mayor Butiug to take over  the E.  P.  U.  in  the high-grade  belt.    It is the intention to get 20  men to contribute $25 each   per .  month to develop tlje property, the  owners giving the syndicate, their .  own time to develop to-a. shipping  stage,  when the   purchase price,  $16,000 will be paid from the  out-  put of the mine.     The terms-are  easy and it is an excellent investment for persons-with a- few'dollars  to spare."~The syndicate, it" is1 believed will be" completed this week,  Thurday evening a party include  ing Dominion Copper Co. officials  arrived from the east, on a trip of  inspection of the mines and smelter  of the company. M.~ M. Johnson, consulting engineer for the  company, arrived , Tuesday and  met the following members of the  party: Warner Miller, of New  York, president of- the company;  A. M. Wickwire, director, member  of the law firm of Untermeycr &  Marshall, New York; S, W. Tray-,  ler, engineer and metallurgist,  Trayler Engineering Co,, New  York; H. H. Melville, lawyer of  Boston and D. E. Woodbridge,  mining engineer, of D^nluth.  Yesterday, manager T.R.Drum?  mou escorted the entire party over  the several properties of the coin?  pany in this camp, not excepting  the recent find of 2.3 per cent. cop<  per ore, in the Brooklyn mine. In  the afternoon they drove to Greenwood, aud thence to the company's,  smelter at Boundary Falls. They  will spend a few days in this section before retupjine east. President Miller expressed satisfaction  with the progress made sinco his  last visit to the boundary.���������������  Phoenix Pioneer.  H. A, Shallenberger has com?  nienced work an the Noreue, ad-,  joining the Crescent'in Skylark;  camp. Qro from the eurfapo assayed this week ran $522. njir. tp/*  in gold, siver and lead,  The drift from the 150 foot level  on the Prince Henry js in J'J feet,  The vein has widened frqiu, :5 to ?  inches.  jpRUIT JARS  Pints per dozen.........,..', ..t...i.,v'5 r.ocj  Quart!} ,'.;���������,���������.��������� ,'������������������.��������� .<������������������.. ....I.......'    1.20,  Hal f Gal 1 cjis ........................  .;���������   i .50  Mason'sIinwrQ.yetl Glass Top, Jara,  pints...;'.....'..'.;������������������;....,.'..'!..'..,. 1.23 :  Rye^KiAi-hiyy'-OAvurim^ Co.  Tjio Le Jioi Two,, of London an<$  Hosslund has acquired the leaspj  and bond held by M. S. Davy's oij  the Vancouver,-;U,e.%V SilvQito.u.v  ISmWBHffJBggi Greenwood, B. C, Alig; 9, 1-90G.  THE GREENWOOD LEDGE.  ���������IB L  , Is published e'vefy Thursday^at Greenwood, B: C ,' a'nil the price is f: a year,  postage free lu all parts of Canada, United  States, Mexico and Great Britain. To  other countries, it is sent postpaid for  52.50 a year. Addre������s_all letters to The  Ledge, Greenwood, -li. C  Jas. W. grier, imana'ger.  GltEEN\\'OC'lJ, U. C. AUG.   9,   1906.  Cirmosrfy has broken  many a  poker player;  j labor must be  brought  in  or  the station.    It is said this proposition  j berries cannot be picked.   It  is   a ���������, met with the approval of the Agri-  bad state of affairs and   cannot bo, cultural  department   at   Ottawa,  remedied without paying a higher, which has control   of all  matters  price for white labor. '  j pertaining to  the  safeguarding  of    I the public health..    Naturally the  Tin: freedom of the press  is   alsugge8tion hag not been  acceptcd  question which concerns every citi-jwit.h-favor  by the  peop]e of yic.  zen of a free country.     If a post-1 t01..ft n01. ,)y residents inore direct]y  Ji-*   vo'u   think  never be sick.  right   you   will  Too many people hate the man  and not the event.  Ir is still true that many a hard  trail ends at Eapy street.  . Thi-:rk seems to be another yellow speck around Sandon.  Ik whiskey was as common as  water hardly a soul would touchjt.  Ti-' possible never become the  victim of a habit. Remain master  of everything you do, and you will  never become a slave.  "Whistling for half an hour after  each meal is a grand aid to digestion. When a man has to whistle  for a meal it is not so good.  master general can refuse carrying  privileges through the mails to a  newspaper, the minister of justice  may deprive a citizen of free speech.  It is not a question whether a publication is unlit to enter tho homes  interested, the settlers iu the neighborhood of Albert Head. It may  be said and doubtless it is true,  that such objections are merely  sentimental���������that there  would  be  no menace whatever to the health  of people or not.    The persons who of hny persons jn  tho prMM of  these   undesirables even   if   they  The day of the iceman will soon  be past, but we can already see the  coal man with a grin on his face  standing just outside the door.  purchase a paper at the news stand  or subscribe for it in the ordinary  way are the best judges'of its moral  effect in their homes. The postmaster general is only one man  with one mind, with his own ideas  of morality or immorality. Three  thousand subscribers to a monthly  magazine, say, by their continuous  patronage, that the publication is  satisfactory to them. The postmaster general decides that these  three thousand are to be deprived  of their right to read the magazine.  Is the opinion of the postmaster  general worth more than the  opinions of three thousand sub-  cribers to the magazine r If the  postmaster general thinks that he  is the only person capable of judging between right and wrong, he  must be an egotistical imbecile.  The Atlanta Constitution says  that the Empress Dowager of China  was a cook at one time, and that  makes it clear why she is the boss  over there.  Thk man who uses the muck  rake as a rule represents the minority, lie 1 ises above the magnetism of money and lives to do what  he thinks is right.  t:-vi,-  In scoring society London Truth  says: Society is a combination of  men and women who overdress  themselves at the expense of their  tradesmen that they may overeat  themselves at the expense of their  friends.  In Europe and America the  women are getting restless and will  soon be demanding more rights for  their sex. No doubt they want to  get into the Legislature and a few  other places monopolized by men  at present. _  In this age of adulteration in  everything from food to politics, an  Honest man or a newspaper can  ijjardly make a living. The most  honest, fearless and truthful journal  in Canada is forced by the government to pay sixteen times as much  as other publishers in order to  reach its leaders, and yet some  think tho persecution is dead and  gone. '   There is a vast amount of de-  .   r  ' ficicncy about tlie postoffice in Canada. It pays a dividend but at a  great sacrifice to utility. The service is full of cheap clerks who are  constantly making mistakes thereby causing loss and annoyance to  ���������the public. The stamp? are so rot-  fen that it is a wonder they are not  jarred to pieces with the motion of  tho trains. The slowness of the  service between Phoenicand Green-  wook is an insult to two of the best  towns in B. C, and a disgrace to  the public 'service. Such a condition of affairs would exist but a  f-hort time in the east, but here in  the west it seems anything is considered good enough for the people.  The Scandal Session  A summary of the unsavorj' matters exposed at the recent session  of the Dominion House gives the  following result:  The Saskatchewan Valley Land  deal.  The Atlantic Trading company  contract and the group of scandals  connected with it.  ThoBronson Railway concession  and ex-speaker Belcourt's connection with it.  The Gelinas exposure and the  consequent fraud.  The scandal of the ice-breaker.  "Montcalm's'' silver plate with  the overcharges and the refunds  consequent on exposure.  The thin red line election frauds.  The fake homestead scandals.  The scandals of the Arctic steamship expedition.  The scandals of the St. Joseph,  Disraeli and Grand Valley wharves.  The Leopold alias Lazarus,Labor  Bureau scaudle.  The Arundel Printing" Co., contract exposures.  The steamer Kestral accounts.  The Merwiu scandals.  The Georgian Bay survey supply swindles, and the attempted  fur coat bribery connected with  them.  The Magnatewan lighthouse.  The deal of of tho grazing leases.  The timber lease scandal.  The Moncton land purchase deal  and rake-off -  The Philip Wagner outrage.  The Laurier tower collapse.  Tho steel (lies deal.  The Prince Albert election frauds  by Dominion officials.  And to these things a hundred  million dollar session and the result is enough to make tho people  of Canada sit up and do some  thinking.���������Brantford Courier.  were maintained on a station in  the midst of a crowded neighborhood.    But  tho sentiments,   even  the prejudices, of the public 'ought  to receive consideration in a matter of this kind.     And there remains the fact, which ought to  be  added to the sentiments and prejudices of the public, that the lepers  are frequently, if not always, quarantined in opposition to their own  desires.    Some of them have been  known   to   escape   from   Darc'ey  Island.    What guarantee is there  that they could be maintained in  security upon a "station at Albert  Head ?   Guards would necessarily  have to  be maintained,  and it is  doubtful whether the vigilance of  the most alert sentinels would prove  a guarantee against the possibility  of an occasional   patient   making  good his escape.    Then the Chinese  friends of the afflicted, being more  familiar  with   the horrors  of the  dreaded disease than their white  neighbors, would do their  best to  conceal the fugitives.     Taking all  aspects of the question into consideration, and making the fullest allowance   for   the   desire    of the  authorities to minister to the needs  and mitigate the horrors of the life  to which the lepers are condemned,  we think there ought to bo no insuperable obstacles in the way of  the department carrying out   its  programme without giving offence,  even on purely sentimental grounds  to the people of Victoria or of Albert Head.    If Darcy Island be not  a suitable place for a leper station,  there are snrely many other points  just as good as Albert Head, easily   reached by    the    quarantine  steamer, from which  there would  be little liklihood of the condemned  escaping and with no settlers harboring a natural repugnance to the  presence oi' such neighbors.    If the  department has made a decision,  let us hope it is nof irrevocable.���������  Victoria Times.  ball through the opening, and each  in turn, had a'kick or two, the  point being scored accordingly. "������������������  Winners received rewards such  as fruits, flowers,, wine and some  had silver bowls and rich brocades.  The captain of the losing team was  flogged and- generally insulted..  The names of gaeat baseball players  were registered in Pekiu for many  along year, -so- that succeeding  generations might learn what  players of importance had proceded  theni aud hear tho names in mind.  ���������Chicago News.  ���������I^-Z-������I-33Bei-XI3!3;2:'������-E5S-II3S^Z>I3^  Concerning  Yourself  .Each ear has four bones.  The human skull contains thirty  bones.  The sense of touch is dullest on  the back.  The body has about five hundred muscles. '���������>  Every hair has oil glands at its  base.  The globe of the eye is moved by  six muscle's.  The cerebral matter, is about  seven-eighths water.  The normal weight of the liver  is between three and four pounds.  The human skeleton, exclusive  of teeth, consists of 208 bones.  Hair is very strong. A single  hair will bear the weight of 1150  grains.  The enamel of the teeth contain s  over 95 per cent calcerous matter.  The wrist contains eight bones,  the palm five and the fingers fourteen.  The roots of the liair penetrate  the skin about oue-twelth of an  inch.  The weight of the average sized  man is 1-10 pounds, a woman 125  pounds.���������Ex.  I        MERGHANT       |  I        TAILOR - -       I  H Special attention given to the u  M       Cleaning and Repairing      g  Department ji  Cori'EU Street, Giieenwood m  The Kootenay  Standard Cigar  Is made in Nelson.    Try a shipment and please your patrons.  J. C. Theliiij Nelson  J, E. Cameron.  Leading Tailor of the  Kootenays.  Sandon, B. C.  FURNISHED ROOMS  By day or week ; 82 a week  and up, at the Commercial  hotel, Copper street, Greenwood.    Bath Jin connection.  P. POUPARD  BANK OF BRITISH NORTH-AMERICA  PAID UP CAPITAL, $4,866,667  '      RESERVE FUND   -  $2,141,333  Transacts a'general banking business.   Interest  . allowed tin Savings Accoumts, from  one dollar upwards at  current rates-  COPPER ST.. -  v GREENWOOD, B. C.  1  BANK   OF   MONTREAL  '   ESTABLISHED  1817.  PAID  UP  CAPITAL, $14,400,066. ,       REST, $10,000,000  UNDIVIDED PROFITS, $801,856.41  General Baiilcinfc BusinesslTrmia'a'cted.   Drafts issued on nil points, and iColIeo-  r;  . tions made at lowest rates.  SAVINGS BANK DEPARTMENT   *|   W. F. PROCTOR,  INTEREST ALLOWED ATCURRENT RATES    /MANAGER (jREENWOOD BRANCH  THE LEPER STATION  Our method of treating the "unclean" Mongolians who have been  difcovered iu our midst has not  been 6iich as to meet with the commendations ofhumanitariiina.   Our  Football in China  Football is a very ancient game.  It was played   in   China,   says   a  writer, ages before Julius Caesar  wrote his description  of his campaigns   in  Gaul,   and   ages    before     Romulous     and     Eemus  struggled for their wolf-provided,  morning's milk.      Who invented  football is a   question   in   'Europe  and America almost as difficult to  answer as who first suggested toast,  but in the far east such a matter is  treated with tho attention   it   deserves, and the origin and date" are  both pigeonholed, at hand for reference.    An emperor,   it   is   said  initiated the gamoiu the third millennium before Jerusalem fell prostrate at the foot of Koine,   and   it  soon became the sport, not simply  of kings, but of emperors and their  households.    Cheug-Ti who ruled  in 36-32 B. C, was so fond of the  game that bo declined to follow the  courtiers, who said it was exhaust-  Success is often covered by success; human nature is on the whole  generous, or at least, good tempered. It is willing to .forgive faults  which it can afford to forget, hut  failure does not with any certainty  entail condemnation, for again  mankind is generous, and nowhere  more po than in dealing with show  people. If you are successful you  are a big Biiccess, and the rapid  st.iides that Richards & Pringles  famous Georgia Minstrels have  made puts them in tlie front ranks  of the minstrel field. They have a  recognized standard as being in a  class of their own, different from  all others but yet a minstrel show.  Others with plenty of merit have  failed. Cause���������A mistake in management. A generous public did  not crave for it. It is a funny  proposition, to say the least, but it  is the truth and people will continue to go and see the Georgia  Minstrels and the forty fan makers  iu the Auditorium on Thursday,  Aug. 16th, and after the show will  say "Best I ever saw."  When in Midway  stop At  Crowell's - Hotel  A physician took it into his head  to go fishing, says the Boston Herald, and started out bright and  early on a beautiful October morning, fully armed for game.  About i o'clock in the afternoon  ho returned, tired out and empty-  handed, telling his wife he hadn't  killed a thing, whereupon Bhe remarked triumphantly.  I told you so, adding in the next  breath: If you had stayed at home  and attended to your legitimate  business you might have been more  successful.  About  Float  Float is not a periodical.  It is a book containing 86  illustrations, all told, and  is filled with sketches and  stories of western life. It  tells how a gambler cash-  in after the ILish days of  Sandon ; how it rained in  >Tew Denver long after  Noah was dead; how a  parson look a tdriuk at  Bear Lake in early days ;  how justice was dealt iu  Kaslo in '93; how tho  saloon man outprayed the  women in Kalamazoo, and  graphically depicts the  roamings of a western editor amongst the tender-  feet in the cent belt. It  contains the early history  of Nelson and a romance  of the Silver King mine.  In it are printed three  western poems, and dozens of article too numerous to mention. Send  for one before it is too  late. The price .is twenty-  Jive cents, postpaid to any  part of the world. Address all letters to  R. T. Lowery  NELSON, B. C.  Fresh Vegetables, Fresh Eggs  and Finest Creamery Butter  always in stock. Beef, Pork,  Mutton, Poultry   Best Quality.  twietor  Dealers in  j. Fresh and Salt fl/teats; Fish and Poultry  '\  Shops in nearly all the towns of Boundary and  the Kootenay.  909  RIVERSIDE LIVERY  Good Rigs and Expert Drivers.   Saddle  Horses always ready.   Hay, Grain" and  Feed tor sale.  GEOftGE H- CHOPIiEY  \  The ranchers   around  civic system was very convenient  and perhaps all that could  bo  ex- j'ng and unsuitable to the possessor  pectcd considering the extent of our of imperial dignity.    The following  resources.    But now that the Do-11*8 iho reply his majesty deigned to  Nelson {minion government has undertaken jg'vii:    Wo   like playing footba'l,  'have trouble all the time. The the task of providing for and min-  fain spoiled their strawberries,then i.stering to the necessities of the  the steamer Kuskonook goteo btiBy unfortunates, a radical departure  that it would not Ktop to pick up from the course which hus been  tnorr raepberries and three or four'followed in the past will naturally  ���������irates wpre totally destroyed which  Should give the ranchers a chance  iti enter a suit against the C. P. E.  2faw another nightmare has fallen  acx6ss tho dreamt) of tho Kootenay  raKnil)ers, und iu solemn nefiemblage  $?���������}��������� lij'v'd declared" tlia't Cbihesc  be looked for. It is understood  that Dr. Watt, as a matter of convenience i'o himself and also in tho  iuterests of the lepers, has recommended that the lazcrctto bo removed from Darcey Island to Albert  Iliad,' the old   gtiarutrtiafc  and what one chooses to do is not  exhausting.  Several writers have dilated  upon the game. According to onr,  two teamB played football befoie  the imperial pavillion on tho emperor's birthday. A goal was s t  up, over thirty fce.t in height,  adorned with gayly colored silks  with an opening of over a foot iu  diameter, The object of each  player', ajnwoutly, was to kick the  When packing your grip before  leaving for the fall fair, be sure  that you have a few boxes of Royal  Seal cigars.  MINEltAI. ACT  Certificate of improvements  notice  "Hope   No   2" Mineral Claim, situate in the  Grcoiiivoo'l Minliitf Division  of  Valo District.   W hern  located:   I������  Skylark  Gump  ndjuli'lnir the Silver Klnfr Mineral Claim.  TAKK NOTICE that I, Robert Donlfrnn, Free  I Miner's Certificate No. Bllll-I, Intend, sixty  flays from dato hereof, to apply to tlie Mlnln*  Recorder for a Certlfieato of Improvements, for  tlie purpose of obtaining a Crown Grant of the  above clnlnl. ....  And further take Jnotlee that action, under  seoton   37, must   no commenced before, the.  ssu&nce of siie.li Certificate of Imnroveirfcnti.  Dated tills 8th day of June, A. D. lflOO.   .,  }0OO9oeo9ooeeoM69se������9e9G0������oeo6������eee00eaMeMMeeae<Mc  Ci���������-1*������  trathcoima  Hotel  oo  J. G. MELVIN Lat%������L  Railmad'Standml  ���������..'yin*1  SANDON, B. C.  Manufacturing Jeweler  Expert Watchmaker and Diamond  Setter, Manufacturer of Chains,  Lockets and Rings, Wedding rings  made on short notice.  WORK  GUARANTEED  t  Next Door to Reading./ Boom  P. O. BOX  268  i'l>t������1>l> Ww������������������������Jtmmmmmmmt I  I    .     m '��������� ������ I ������'  Is situated on a slight eminence, just a block from the busy  Scenes on Baker street, and is within easy touch of everything in the city.  From its balconies can bo seen uearly  a'l the grand scenery that surrounds the beautiful  .-'���������'.'���������  city of Nelson.    Few hotels in the great west  equal tho Strathcona, and tourists from  every laud will find within its portals  all the essentials that create pleasant memories within the. Jj  mind of those who  travel.  B. TOflKINS, Haea^er,  KELSON, BRITISH COLUMBIA* } .  (I  -n  li  THE GREENWOOD LEDGE.  Greenwood, B. C.. Aug. 9, 1906;  wmm  FRISCO'S FUTURE  ' LIMITED.  Supplies electricity for Power, Light, Heating  and Ventilation. Power Furnished to imii'e's  for hoisting arid air-compressor plants, with a  guarantee that the service will be continuous.  Get our rates before completing your estimates  1 THE CHAMPAGNE OF WATERS;  The Mineral Water Incomparable���������in  the Cafe, at the Banquet, for the House.,  Nature's most delightful arid beneficial  . bequest to all mankind   , QREENWOOD LIQUOR  CO.  FREDERIC   W. McLAINE  Mining and Real Estate Broker. Estates managed  and loans made. Local and District Agent Canadian Pacific railway lands.   Stocks and ^shares.  eikhoriv Prince Jjenry and tfahadiaii Ulcsicrtt Oil Stocks  The  Hetel  (M fiO  Is under the management of Greig  r & Morrison. The rooms are comfortably furnished; and the bar contains the beisfcbrands;of wines, liquors  and cigars in the city.  fke Pacific Gafe  is conducted by Howard Moore and  it is open day and night. The dining room is one of tlie largest in  the Boundary,' and the lunch counter is. just the place to get a quick  meal.     Copper street, Greenwood.  Is the best furnished hotel in the Boundary  district. It is heated with steani and  lighted by electricity. Excellent sample  rooms. Tlie, bar is always abreast of the  times, and meals are served in the Cafe  at any hour, day or night.  I Ernest''Ja: CartSefc  i :=������������:;  m  I ������^������������������������������00������*������������0������������������������9������������<WO������������8������������M*������������������������^ ��������������������������������������������� C������0  PHOENIX, B; C.  Is opposite the Great JS'orfliern de'pot, aud is a delightful "haven for tho weary traveler. Great veins  of hofcowater. run through the entire* house, and  bathrooms are always at the service of those in  search of material cleanliness. The dining room is  an enemy to dyspepsia while the artistic appointment  of; the, liquid refreshment room makes the' drinks go  down like eating fruit in a flower garden. Tho  sample rooms are the'largest in tho mountains and  ii pleasure to drummers with big trunks.  JAS. MARSHALL, Prop,  In a letter to his brother, 0. L.  Graber talks iu this way about the  shaken ��������� city.  C. L. Graber is in 'receipt of a  letter froni his brother, now located a't Oakland, Cal., and in  speaking of the rebuilding of San-  Francisco says: '  Poor old San Francisco is,   I am  afraid, up against it,  and will  be  for a number   of  years   to   come.  Temporary    buildings   or' shacks  have been and are still going up  like mushrooms, but I can see that  the first flush of hurrah of what we  are going to do is beginning to be  met with'a realization of the actual  situation.    In the first place,  the  business is not there, so much of it  gone elsewhere permanently. Oakland received a great share of it,  and then, too, with a population of  at least 20Q,000 less, and with the  exorbitant    ground    rentals    demanded, 'business cannot continue  as it once did.   Owners of lots are  asking more for the vacant lots  just as they are,  all covered  with  debris, than they received for their  property with buildings that formally stood on them, and in addition  they have to clear it off and put up  a'building at your   own   expense.  The destruciibii wrought in San-  Francisco was something terrible,  and no one's mind can at bne.time  comprehend   tho   vastness  of   it.  The-more'I see of it the more I  realize that to bo a fact, and everything was so completely destroyed.  Someone was  saying  today   that  aside from occasional charred telegraph pole, not a charred piece of  wood can   be   found.     The few  buildings that you see iu  the pic-  turds that are   still  standing  are  completely gutted.    We are doing  some business right along,  hilt it  does not give any   of   us   nervous  prostration to care for it.  Dinners in Honor of Dogs  T. P. O'Connor tells a couple of  interesting stories of annual feasts  giv������n to uoble dogs in honor of  heroism. A Mr. Phillips while  bathing, ventured out too far and  was in imminent danger of drowning. The bystanders on tho beecn  prayed iortwo boatmen to put out  to his rescue, but they declined unless'they were paid for the service  a certain sum.  "While they were haggling .about  the price of a life, a Newfoundland  dog, of his own initiative, swam  swiftly to the drowning man's assistance and towed hirn ashore.  Mr. Phillips bought the dog from  its owner, a butcher, and instituted  an annual festival in its honor till  its death.  At this festival the dog was assigned the place of honor, and consumed his beefsteak with creditable decorum. After Morcland  had painted and Bartolozzl had  engraved the dog's portrait AJr.  Phillips had it worked into tho  tissues of all his table linen.  In the flourishing days of Asdey's  a Mr. Ryan was walking beside a  canal, accompanied by Hero, a  Newfoundland dog which took important parts at that playhouse  Suddenly they heard a uian  shouting that two children had  fallen into the canal and that both  had goh'o under. lie throw n stone  to indicate where they had sunk  and the dog plunged in.  The dog first brought one child  safely to shore, though tho boy's  coat collar, by Which the dog was  towing him, gave away and Hero  had to dive again for him. Then  he went back for the second child.  The father of the boys instituted  on annual banquet in the dog's  honor.  His wife, having experienced this  kind of experience upon many  other pay nights past and gone,  concluded to give her husband of  the devious gait habit an experience which would lead him to im-  prove his gait. Dame rumor add.s  zest to this unvarnished tail, by  relating that this much-troubled  woman arrayed hersj'lf'in black  tights trimmed in red rings, long  pointed elippers turned up at tho  toes, decorated her face after the  fashion of an Indian warrior let her  long black hair fall loosely down  over her bare shoulders, and as the  limber-jointed hubby staggered  into the room, she said in' a voice  fnll of srmko and sulphur: Come  in here, you brute. -I'm a she  devil.   .  Imagino her surprise when he  staggered up to her, reached out  his hand and stammered: Ish-zat-  so? Shake ol' girl. I'm your  brother-in-law; my wif-shur sister.  Self-Coraplacence  I'd bo a country editor and chase  around for news, before I'd be a  millionaire with wealth I could not  use; I'd rather be a printer with  patches on my breeches, than be a  master of finance with all ".my  thoughts on riches. I'd rather eat  my modest meals, digest the same  with ease, than sit down to a royal  feast with a stomach like John D's.  To romp and froiic with my kid  around our cheerful hearth, with  its mother for the audience to help  enjoy tho mirth, is better than to  move about in high society, where  dress and jewels, false display make  life a mockery. 'Tis true the  printer's cash gets short and duns  come in a hurry, but .the happy  fellow does not fret; he lets the  "dunnce" worry. He always has  a conscience clear and a disposition  sunny; he knows thatlifehasother  joys' besides the chase for money.  Lo the moulder of opinion is a  happier man by far than the man  who owns a palace, a 3'acht aud a  private car. And when he goes to  his reward he .knows that all is  well, Avhile the-man who makes his  wealth his god may some day walk  in .  A Cure that Didn't Wotk  lb is rumored that a certain married man who had iu vested too  much of his monthly pay in Seagram last Saturday night, mid "in  couaequonce winded his way to  his homo rather deviously, met  with   ati unexpected   experience.  Origins  You must not think that turkeys first came from Turkey, for  they are natives'of America. Aud  the Turkish batli orginated in  Russia. Nor must you think camel's hair brushes are made from  the hair of tho humpbacked quadruped. They are mostly of the  bushy hair from squirrels' tails.  German silver is not even silver at  all, but it was invented in-China  oenturies ago, and it is an alloy of  some of the inferior metals. Porpoise hide is not made from porpoises at all. People get it from  the white whale. Jerusalem artichokes are not natives of Jerusalem, but are kind of a sunflower.  The French call them "girasole"  (flower turned to tho sun) and  girasole became corrupted into  Jerusalem. Cork legs are not  made of cork and they didn't come  from Cork, the willow tree usually  furnishes material for them. Cleopatra's needle, that wonderful obelisk of Egypt, was made 1,000  years before Cleopatra was born,  and really has nothing to do with  her. Irish stew is an English dish  and turtle soup hardly ever has  any real turtle in it. Prussian  blue, the beautiful color, is not a  special oroductof Prussia; but of  England.  Samuel Bleiwass sued A.Finkle-  stein at the Division Court hero  last Friday for a ^bathtub which  Bleiwasa purchased in Toronto and  was placed in Finklestein's house,  the owner not having ppare roohi  in his own house. Finklestein and  Bleiwass.are both Jowp. ' Finklestein was renting tho tub fo Jewish woineti, it being part of the  Jewish religion, so Finklestein  swore that women . should, .take, a  bath  every month whether they  needed it or not. There is no regulation about men bathing thcugb;  wo suppose the Rabbi would not  object to their going in swimming  like white folk. The dispu'tearose  so'Bleiwass swore, at the ;time  Finklestein charged him 5 cents for  a-pail of water. Judge. Klein  ruled that as this is a christian  country, Jew pricos should not be  allowed for baths, and as Mrs.  Bleiwass had laken five bath-i the  Judge allowed Finkhsteiu -7oc.  The dependent is to pay all costs.  Finklestein is now wondering who  won the case. "We will -tell himj  for the price he charges for a bath,  but we will not take our pay in  swimming in Finklestein's bath.-���������  Chesley Enterprise.  An old, worn-outgag or.joke will  sour the sweetest disposition and a  a bad comedian will transform the  most even-tempered individual into  a cross-grained and irritable crank.  If impatience or fault-finding are  ever excusable whenever a person  is tortured by a bad and long worn  out act. These things are the  fault of the management of tho organization. The mangers of Richards & Pringle's Famous Georgia  Minstrels are to be commended on  the. careful attention they have  given their organization. They  have the artists and the material  to give what they advertise, viz.,  Everything new this season and  the public will have a chance to  draw their own conclusions on  Thursdaj-, Aug. 16th at the Auditorium'.  One Sunday a teacher was trying to illustrate to her small scholars the lesson: Return good for  evil.  To make it practical, she said:  Suppose, children, one of your  schoolmates should strike you and  the next day you should bring him  an apple, that would bo one way  of returning good for evil.  To her dismay one little girl  spoke up quickly: Then he would  strike you again to get another  apple.���������Youth's Companion.  Garden .rakes, spades,-, shovels,  wheelbarrows, etc., all for children  at Smith '& McRae's.  F. M.LAMB    .  ���������'PROVINCIAL i.A'VD SURVEYOR  GREENWOOD   B. C  E. W. WIDDOYV'SON  CI-IKMIST AND ASSAYER  (Late Afcjuyer Nelson Sm-jltor;  Gold Silver or I^cad, cacti $i oo  Copper $1.50    Cold-Silver $r 50  Charges for other metals on application.  BAKER ST , NELSON.  P, O. Drawer, 1108.  Phone, A67  f-  BUNTING  CONTRACTOR  AND BUILDER  Dealer in '.  Windows, boors,  Turned Work and  Inside Finish.  SHIXGLES, BRICK, ETC.  ^  MANITOBA  Wood Fibre Plaster  ^  THE MAILSIAGf  '    , M. Gfillis, -Prop.''      ,  GREENWOOD #0   >   ���������; ^  PEW; WASH.;  Leaves   Green \V06d :>ttt' ��������� 7 i'iO    .  . a', m.  each day. .-Returning,  leaves    .Furry,   on--' aiiival  of,  Great Northern tftiiiiv-.pffilc'e at t  ROSSLAND   HOf EL- '  Copp.ffi' Str$pt������-.'-- ~,; ���������  CANADIAN  fs  PACIFIC RY;  EXCURSION TRIPS EAST  $55.15  Winnipeg, Port Arthur, Si. Paul, Duluth,  Sioux City,       ,,   , ;  Kansas City, $60.90. ; ��������� St. -'Louis, $52,65  Chicago, 566.65.     # ;  On Sale August 7, 8, 9: Sept. 8 to   10"  Final Limit, Oct.. 3 i^t., ,  TORONTO, $79.30, On. sale-Sept.-8, 9, 10  Limit, Nov. 30th.  MILWAUKEE, $64.85.    On sale-Augiis't  7,8,9.   Limit, Oct. 31st. .     .,..,.,  ���������J  R.    ROBINSON  Is the onlv shoemaker in ���������  America who obtained a  medal at the Paris Exposition in 187S for making the  Best shoes. Boots made to  order; " Repairing neatly  executed.  COPPER  STREET,  GREENWOOD  1  KASLO HOTEL  KASLO, B. C.  Is a comfortable home for all  who travel to that city."  COCKLE & PAPWORTH.  THiARLINCTON  COPPER ST. GREENWOOD  None but the best brands  of liquors and cigars*  Drop in and cool of? this  hot weather. Comfortable reading room.  C. A. DEMPSEY prop.  Through rates all stations Ontario, Quebec, New York,  New England,  Maritime ^provinces  on application to local agents  c r write  J. S.  CAISTKlt, IJ. P. A., Nilson.  K. J, COI'LK, A. O. P. A. VnnoouYcr'  In the matter of the "LandRefcistry.Aet" and  [11 the milter of tlie Cartiiiefltoof Titlo No.35 Ou  ;o nil undivided iuilf nl lot h'Ji tirou > 0110 k.iowu,  tstli(!,*Rliorlei'io Uhir" minoral claim. ,  WHKKKAsi it lins been proved to my satlv .  faction that Certificate uf Title No.'.VSiia for on ',  undivided half of Lot 8BR Group  one Known ns  "ifoderio Dim" minoral claim, reffi.'tert-d in thtj.  name of Walter D'Aetli Inn  been 1'ift   or de-  itro^cd and application has been made to me  for u duplicate thereof.      . .. , ".  Notice- it hereby given  that .<neU duplicate-,  Certificate will be lulled one month from ths  date hereof unless In the meantime i-auge to the  contrary lie nliown to me In wrjtlii),'.  OatcdthUSota dm-of July. lios.  E. H. KDMON'DS  District Kf gbtrar.  TRANSFER OF LICENSE  VTOTiOE In"herebyKiven that at the ne*t meet* ���������  M  inc of tint J.ii.-iHi.sc Ommi^pioiiuni for Urn  City of Green woo 11 intend 10 apple lor a trail.'  for to Anvii" K. McDonald of the license-now -  held .by mo'11 the Urccti^o h! hotel, -������:tnateil on  lots.Vtiand tl. block 13, iu the City  of Greenwood . ,  Dated July SO, 190J.        J. M. CROPLEY  NELSON   IRON  WORKS  B. A. ISAAC  J. A. HONEYMAN  ENGINEERS AND   CONTRACTORS  FOUNDERS AND  MACHINISTS  Repairing and Jobbing executed with Despatch.  ���������   Sheet Metal Work, Mining and Mill Machinery. '       ,  . Manufacturers of Ore Cars, R.R. Contractors' Cars  Corner of Hall aud Front btrcets  Phone 59 NELSON,  B. C. P- O. Box 173  ^%������^^4t^VV%������ViWt4^%%M* V%������V^������^^t^i4%i^M  We do Job Printing occasionally. Not cheaper than you  can get it done in the East; not neater than it can be-  done in any other shop in British Columbia, but just  Everyday Job Printing at Living Rates. We want a  part of your work. If you are a go-ahead business  man you will understand the benefits to be derived from"  intelligent advertising in a live nowspapor.     .  You can have your name placed on tlie Honor Roll o'  The Greenwood Ledge lor one year for the small sura  of #2.00, or bix months will cost you SLOO. Give us the J  chance to tell you weekly ^'llow dc play cum up."   li,  may interest you and prove profitable to us.  Phone  ������������������������������������������  .. 'Old White Front Store, Government st, Greenwo(d. OiI'CCTl'.YOOri, B. C.  '���������!,'. . .  Aug.  .1900.  -T-HE GREENWOOD -LEDGE,  BATHS  HDMMMia*������MMiai������WMjHUaMlHM^  With Sea Salt for Hot Weather.  SPONGES.    SEA SAIT *  And All Rath Sundries at  Druggists. WHITE BROS. Opticians.  INTERLACED WITH SILVER  There has been nothing like it in  tlie world   before.     It  is literally  'interlaced with veins of silver, was  one of the statements of Dr. W. A.  '"Parks, in his lecture on the Cobalt  mining region, before a large  audience at the   Universtty   building  'last night.     Illustrating  his   remarks by views showing  the  pro-  'gress of an imaginary  prospector,  ;he spoke of other portions of territory in Northern Ontario.    In this  'connection he asserted that the geological condition in the Townships  'of Ingram and Pense, north of  Cobalt,-seemed to indicate the   pres-  Vuce of silver.    A similar state of  rof affairs   was   noticeable  to   the  'south-west of the great camp. During this portion of the address Dr.  parks made .a striking allusion to  ihe famous Gillies limit,iwhich the  'Government is   preparing to  develop.    He   said:���������"It   is   queer  *that- right actoss the lake from the  richest mines no silver has been  'located.    Jn the great timber limit,  'too, about which so much has been  'said'and written, up to a week ago  'nothing has been discovered by the  Government officers." Prof.Miller,  the Provincial Geologist, it may be  lifted is, at present, in the North  engaged in making a profile map  of the Gillies berth.  Dr. Parks commenced his lecture  by describing the Cobalt region at  the time of the first silver discoveries. At the end of 1904 there  were five mines and the rush had  just begun. By the close of 1905,  a, town had arisen on the shores of  Long Lake. At present the  speaker said, there were 100 mines,  22 of which were shipping ore.  Before the year was over he prophesied that fifty would be despatching their output to the smelters.  The various types of prospectors  elicited from the lecture a humorous  comment. One kind of miner  entered the field arrayed in long  boots and khaki clothes and carried a revolver and bowie. Such  men prospected chiefly around  hotels in the towns.. The members  of another species went out into  the bush, established a camp, and  after a period of time spent in idleness, departed cursing the country.  A third class, the real prospector,  worked strenuously, seeking the  level strata of conglomerate rocks  forming the lower Iluronian series,  the erupted diabase and the Cobalt  bloom, whose delicate pinkish hue  indicated the precious metal concealed beneath the surface.���������Mail  and Empire.  All railroads entering Spokane  announce that the rates for-the  Spokane Interstate fair, which  opens Monday, September 24, will  be good going to'Spokane on Sunday the-day before, and on every  day until the middle of tho second  week of the fair. The railroads  have given a one and one third rate  good from all parts of the Spokane  territory. On the Great Northern  these rates are good between Leavenworth and Troy, on the S. F. &  N., and its branches and .connections, and on the Ferine branch.  On the Northern Pacific they are  good between North Yakima,  Walla Walla and Missoula, and on  all its branches entering Spokane,  and on the O. K.. & N. they arc  good into the Coenr d'Alenes and  as far as Walla Walla.  Robt. H. Cosgrove, secretary and  treasurer of the Spokaue Interstate  fair, which opens September 24,  has returned from Winnipeg where  he attended the great Canadian.an-  nual fair., He says the attendance  at all tho early fairs is greater than  ever before aud all the exhibitors  and men who take concessions predict a record-breaking attendance  at Spokane this year. Mr. Cos-  grove and John W. Pace, secretary  of the Montana state fair, booked a  number of leading attractions for  Montana and Spokane fairs which  will be novelties.  than to see a fat man slip , on a  banana peel. The narrow minded  man reads it over seven or eight  times, and then goes and begs all  the copies lie can. The kind-  hearted man goes home and reads  it to.his .wife, and then goes around  to the office aud pays what he owes.  The successful business man who  advertises regularly and makes  money.by it, immediately starts  out to find the editor, and - then  tho two walk silently down the  street, and tlie business man takes  sugar in his'n, and they both eat a  clove or two, and life is sweeter,  and peace Bettles down on their  lives for a moment. Such is the  experience of a mustard seed that  falls on different ground.  Come and examine  our new goods, even  if you are not quite  ready to buy. It Avill  give you an idea as to  what's goinir to be  worn and how much  it will cost. Wo are  sure you'll like the new  suitings we are now  showing,   and   want  you to come in and make an early choice.  OUR PRICES ARE SURB TO PLEASE  W. ELSON, **������*���������������. su^  Greenwood.  Richard & Pri ogle's famous  Georgia Minstrels, with its unbounded wealth of clever comedians, its corps of beautiful singers,  nimble dancets and big vaudeville  bill, comes to the Auditorium on  Thursday, August l(>th. The  management brings to us an entirely new show this season. New  faces, new features, new acts, new  wardrobe new scenery aud paraphernalia. Only one member remains from laBt season' viz., Clarence Powell. The new members  of note are Jim Crosby, Fred Simpson, Lester McDauiels, Frank  Kirk, Happy Ruregnard ; the wonder, Marsh Craig; the musicians  and comedians, Kirk and Cooper;  the three Toneys, marvelous acrobats; the Jolly Old Men; mono-  loguist; Lester McDaniels, the grotesque Comic Bicycle Rider, are a  few of the leading lights. A big  street pageant will be given daily.  An Indian territory editor says:  It is more fun to see a man read a  puff on  himself in   a   newspaper  A Beer Dream  A gramaphone in a saloon opposite our sanctorium plays "Anheuser-Busch" every afternoon,  and by its efforts we manage to  keep our temperature a little below  the thermometer; great is the power  of imagination. The office boy believes.in stern realization though,  and has been s������en entering the  back door of the pressroom with a  little red bucket under his arm.���������  Camborne Miner.  HKXgXgXgXSXSSKSXSXSXSKXgag ���������  1  EDUGED  At an examination in an English  school the teacher was so pleased  with his class that he said they  could ask him any questions they  liked.  Some were asked and replied to.  Seeing one fellow in deep thought,  the teacher asked him for a question. The boy answered with a  grave face:  ^P'please sir, if you were in a* soft  mud-heap up to your neck and I  was to throw a brick at your head,  would von duck ?���������Tit-Bits.  Have you taken advantage of our great Values  in Muslin Underwear?  Now is the time to select a supply of sheer, cool, nicely finished undergar-  meDts at greatly reduced prices. /  No sale has.ever crowded this department as this event, and we feel certain you  would want a supply if you knew how great the values really are. Nothing  like them has ever been offered before. ...  Remnants in a Great Variety of Goods at Half Price.  Tf4E   #UJSITEH-KE$������>$ICK   CO. M  .    LIMITED .���������:.���������:  THE BIG STORE  Senator Bacon, of Georgia makes  one joke a year. This in the 190G  one: Flint, he said to the senator  froin California, are you going to  speak tomorrow ? No, Flint answered. Why do you ask ? Because, said Bacon, I sec that Stone  would speak, and I didn't know-  but you might also, and see if, between the two, you couldn't strike  a spark.  I nearly fainted during the ceremony, said the bride.  Really ! Why so?  Well, you know, when the min-*'  ister asked if anyone  knew   any  reason why the couple should not  marry ?  Yes.  Well, in the intense hush that  followed, Mr. Lor.gwed leaned over  to Jack Davis and I heard him  whisper:     I do,   thousands   and  comes to visit him, he invites the  visitor help him open with prayer.  Thus, ho has a responsive service  four or five minutes long, while the  senators who happen to be in the  chamber expect a half minute  prayer.    ���������    At that point he was afraid he  wouldn't be in a condition to go  home.  na! ha!   What did he do then ?  Why, ho took a few more highballs and stopped worrying about  it.���������Puck.  <T  HOLLAND, CHINESE, JAPAN  ANDFlthNCH BULBS, FRUIT  AND ORNAMENTAL TRliES  for fall planting. SEEDS IN  MSA SON. GEEENHOUb K  PI.ANTS, Floral AVork, Home industry.    Catalogue free.  HENRY'S NURSERIES  Seed house and Greanhouses  3010 Westminster Road  VANCOUVER, B. C.  CORPORATION OF THE CITY OF  GREENWOOD.  thousands of 'em.  BAILEY'S PLANES  Irwin' J3it,  Clark's Expansion Bits,  Side  Handle  Rabbit Planes, Diston Hand Saws, All Grades.  Groceries, Hardware, Clothing and Gents' Furnishings.  There are no nobleman in this  country, are there? observed the  titled foreigner.  Oh yes, there are plenty of them,  replied the American good-nat-  uiedly. only wu don't have to tag  them over here.  Junior partner���������Our creditors  are beginning to suspect that we  are hardup. '  Senior partner���������We must assure  them. Don't you know some actress who would be willing to elope  with you ?  Chaplain Hale frequently plays  a clerical joke on tho senate.  Whenever a minister from abroad  BY-LAW   NO.    I 19.  A By-Law Authorizing the Expenditure of the^Sum of $1,000.00,  Borrowed Under the Authority  of Ey-Law No. 114.  WHEREAS  the Corporation of tlie Oily of  ��������� ���������     iif-     ���������    ������������������ ���������       ���������    ���������  LIMITED.  wiii������tW/w������wiwi|w  JUST ARRIVED  No. 100 Steel Squares.   Ask to see our Concealed  Ratchet Braces "with Cocebolo Heads, and Hales-  Campbcll's Adzes.  CORRUGATED BOTTOM  Fore Jointers  Greenwood was iluly authorized to ruisc by way  nf Debentures the sum of *in,(ViO 00 for the purpose of uNluiidlnc the With r Works Synt em of  the Citv of (iri'tnwood ;  A>'I>"WHBHKAS tht������Miinlc-ipRl Couni-il of  the suiil Corporation deems it undesirable to expend for mch ] miKise ������II the money bo lior  rowed but thinks it expedient to ppend out of  Midi money the sum of One Thousand Dollars  for installing a J'iro Alarm System iu the said  Citv of Greenwood:  Therefore, the Municipal iCouncil of the Corporation of the City of Greenwood enacts as  follows:  1. It shall bo lawful for tho Corporation ol  the City of Greenwood to expend, out of the  moneJlborrowcii under said By-Law No. Ill,  tho sum of Une Thousand Dollars fur tho purpose  or installing a Fire Alarm System in the City  of Greenwood.  'J. This Hy-I.aw shall.before tlielinal passing  thereof, rctiive the acseiit of tlie.electors of the  O.riioratl.in In manner proscribed by the  " Municipal Cliin.^es Act V  !l. This liy Law fliinll take effect nnil come  into force tho ditv niter the final passing thereof  bv t'.ie Council of tno Corporation  Fu^ed Ihe Municipal Co..udl on tho sixth  iliiv of August, l*ifl.  Deceived the. as=ont or the KU-ctors Ion the   day of August, mil  Heconfidered, adopted and liunlly passed on  the  nay of August, 19-it.  TAKK NOTICE that the above Is n true copy  of the proponed Hy.I/uv upon which the vote of  the Mnnleipiility will lie taken at the City Ilnll  on Monday, Ihe 20th day of August, l:Wi, between  thehoui'n of Du. in. and 7 p. in.  O. 11. TAYLOR.  C.M.C., Returning OfTc r  ^Y,  KEEP THESE CLOSE BY  DURING THIS WEATHER  AROMATIC STRAWBERRY COMPOUND  CASTOR OIL.   In Bulk or Capsules  "CHERIFOS"   A Cool Drink  THOMAS DRUG CO.  LIMITED.  \=  J  \  BEALEY INVESTMENT AND TRUST CO. LTD.  IEouses aud rooms to rent. ,. Also a well furnished barber shop  on Copper stioet  MINING ST06KS, REAL ESTATE AND INSURANCE  ORBBNWOOD,   B.   O.  Auditorium, Greenwood  Thursda}', Aug. 16.  They Laugh and the World Laughs with Them.  RlCHJUtDS&PRiNGLES <fiSSS& MINSTRELS!  MORE FUN THAN A CIRCUS  Plan at both Drug Stores.   Keserved Seats $1, Admission  .r>0 cents.  E, W. WIDDOWSON  CHEMIST AND ASSAYER  (l.nto AsBayer Nelson Smelter/  Gold Silver or Lead, cacn fi oo  Copper $1.50   Gold-Silver....$i 50  Charges for other metals on application.  BAKER ST , NELSON.  V, ("I, Drawer, 1108. Phor.e, A67  ��������� Newest and latest patterns from 25c.  up, We can furnish your house complete. We have fulling tackle, firearms  and iiiniiHinition. The Red I'ront O I C  2nd Hand Store,  A. L WHITE & CO.  In llin matter of the "Lnuil Hi-frlnt.ry Act" mill  In the malt -r of t 01 ortiiieato of Title KnAVOa  to 1111 undivided half of lot f>W (iruii,/ uiiu k.,ow.-i  iiHtliH-'Illiodoric. iJlni" mineral claim,  WHEKKAS It bus boon proved to my ������itl-.  faction tbnt Ccrtlllciito of Title No. Mufti fur an  undivided lialf of J,ot M18 Gnmp one I noivn im  "Knilorlc Dim" mineral oluini,fefrinicrc<l in Hie  numonf Walter li D'Aetli lin-, lioeti Iiwtfor il ���������������  utroycd mid npplioitlon linn liceu inado to me  for 11 duplicate tlioru j!.  Notlcu Is bore-by kIvo-i that stu-li duplicate  CertHleutii "III bo liwtiuil one monili from M10  date hereof 1111.014 In tlie meantime cause to llie  contrary be shown to me In ivrltlue;,  Dated tlil.-i sosii day of July, 1i������;i,  .   .   .;.-    ..     .. W. II. I-.DMU.VIM  IJUlrlet KcHlitrar,


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