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 i,.    ;���������  (A   l  v- ���������     S- \ -  THE  OLDEST' MINING  CAMP  NEWSPAPER  IN   BRITISH  COLUMBIA  Vol.  -XVIII.  GREENWOOD," b. C., THURSDAY, APRIL 11, 1912.  The Russell-Law-Caulfield Co  HARDWARE*'   GROCERIES     MEN'S FURNISHINGS  '    .TRY THESE BREAKFAST SPECIALTIES!  SWIFT'S PREMIUM HAM  SWIFT'S PREMIUM BACON  STRICTLY FRESH EGGS  ORANGES, GRAPE FRUIT  ni  The Thistle Brand is the best on  earth. New Import Shipment just  received.. See the patterns and get  my pricee before yon' buy and you  will come back..; New line of Kitchen Ware just���������opened up."  i A. X/. WHITE'  Phone ,16   Greenwood, B. C.  I). -"*-.,.' 'li  ffl.-A f*t\livirl     IlAmA' |  I  I Around Home  (F*  ALL   CLASSES   AND   VARIETIES  OF CEREALS -  \___  KODAKS    feS.O'O 'AND   UP  Early spring days invite you to  long country walks.  ,    With a  THE BASIS  'You get full measure of pleasure.    Taking pictures  is fun; keeping the picture record is a lasting joy.  ���������LVjijiDinlijc  Greenwood's   Big  Furniture Store  ���������HEABeLWARTERS  .      FOR.ALL KINDS OF FLOOR COVERINGS  ���������v-    "'   WE ARE SHOWING NEW    , " '  'LINOLEUMS       -       OILCLOTHS  CARPETS        MATTINGS  See the line of Room-Size Matting Squares, at  $2.50 and $3.00 each  T. M. GULLE Y & Co.  -Phone 27 i  OF MY BUSINESS  CLEANLINESS  QUALITY    .  ATTENTION TO DETAIL  ���������       NOTICE'  F. Jaynes, having sold his  grocery business to W. M.  Brown, wishes to thank the  public for their liberal patronage, and requests a. continuance of the sa'me for his successor. As/Mr. Jaynes is  leaving the city all accounts  due him must be settled bv  the 15th inst.  .' '  William C. Arthurs  THE BREAD & CAKE  BAKER  Vienna Bakery, Greenwood  "��������� ���������     *��������� ' ' ' -     "  HAVE YOU SEEN IT?  34SI4  We have just issued"a handsome  Illustrated Catalogue  that would do credit to any mailorder house, and which shows at a  glance the grip we have on the better  class of trade. We want you to see  how fine a jewelry store we have.  SEND FOR ONE  A. LOGAN & Co.  GREENWOOD.     -     B. C.  -r  You will find a Welcome  at the Club Cigar Store and Pool Room  CIGARS, TOBACCOS,  AND SMOKERS'  SUPPLIES  FRUIT AND  CONFECTIONERY  Coast, Calgary and  Local Papers anil Magazines  always on the tables.  Agent for Phoenix Laundry. Office of Phoenix & Midway Stages  ^  WALTER G, KENNEDY  PROPRIETOR .  ,J  THE CANADIAN BANK  OF COMMERCE  SIR EDMUND WALKER, C.V.O., LL.D., D.C.L., PRESIDENT  ALEXANDER LAIRD, GENERAL MANAGER  .   St. Jude's Anglican Church  Services: Holy Communion 8  a.m. ist and 3rd Sundays in this  month; Matins, 11 a.m.; Evensong. 7:30 p.m.; Sunday School,  2J'30 p. m.  Rev. Franklin Watson, Vicar.  ROOMS   TO   EET  In the'Swayno House, Silver  Street. Clean, private and comfortable rooms in .a quiet locality  at reasonable rates. Hot and cold  baths free to guests. . ,  CAPITAL, - $10,00.0,000  DRAFTS    .    REST, -   $8,000,000  ON FOREIGN COUNTRIES  , ?yery branch of The Canadian Bank of Commerce is equipped to issue drafts on  the principal cities in the following' countries without delay  Africa Crete Greece       ' New Zealand  Arabia .  Cuba. ';   Holland    .  Argentine Republic Denmark Iceland  Australia' Egypt India  Auitria-Huncary    Faroe Islandt Ireland  Belgium Finland Italy  Brazil Formosa' Japan  "NlparU* Prance laya  Ceylra   : Fr'ch Cochin China Malta  Chili Germany,��������� :  ,;   ���������'Manchuria  China.,.. Great Britain Mexico  The amount of these drafts is stated in the money of the country where they are payable; that is they are drawn in sterling', francs, marks, lire, kronen, florins, yen,  taels, roubles, etc., as the case may be. This ensures that the payee abroad will  receive the actual amount intended. A233  ; , SAVINGS-BANK  DEPARTMENT  '.- .   "Greenwood Branch.  Norway  Panama  Peraia  Peru   - '  Philippine Itlandi  Portugal  Roumacia  Russia  Servia  Sian  Siberia  Soudan  South Africa  Spain  ' Straits Settlements  Sweden  Switierland  Turkey  United States  Uruguay  West Indie*, etc.  WANTS, Etc  For Sale,���������A work horse,  weight 1,250, drive single or  double to be sold cheap, Apply  Mark Christensen, Ledge Office.  For Sat,i*.���������A Letterpress at a  price.    Apply at Ledge office.  For Sau*.���������Four old Copper  Hand Books at ������0 cents each.  Apply at Ledge office.  J. T. BEATTIE, Manager.  ^^'^S45������^&4^^������^������^������^������^������4^^������^������4S������4S������^������^������^������^������^������^.^������^S^������^������^  1  I  li  ���������  i  1!  P.  S- & ,C������<  ��������� ������������������,*������  Dealers in-Fresh and Salt Meats, Fish  and Poultry.' Shops in nearly all the  towns of the Boundary and Kootenay.  J  i  COPPER STREET, GREENWOOD, B.C. I  if  -*3**-ss**^$>*S**-5*������^^  For Sat.k -One Incubator and  two Brooders, capacity 250 eggs,  good as new. Will sell at half  cost price. Apply to F. Keffer,  Anaconda.  THE BIG RUSH  During the month of March G52  carloads of settlers' effects entered  western Canada through North  Portal, Sask. This is a large increase over other years. On one  day recently 2,0(JO cars of settlers'  effects aro reported to havo passed  through the Minnesota transfer,  en route for points in the prairie  provinces, thus creating a new record. Ten thousand persons from  the northern and central states,  accompanied their effects.  On an average fifty carloads of  effects pass through the Minnesota  transfer daily.  Herbert Cox is,on a visit to the  .coast.   '        '    1'  Miss M.  Wilson  has gone lo  Edmonton. ,;  A cemetery is being established  at "Rock Creek.  A football chib has been organized iu Phoenix."; '"'    '*  J. P. Flood may open a meat  market in Carmif  C. McDonald, a barber, died in  Princeton last week.  The City Council will hold a  meeting this evening.  Al Hughes has moved from  Phoenix to Vancouver.  The curfew bell is a thing of  the past in Greenwood.  Fred Starkey will probably be  the next Kootenay M.P.  Born,���������On April 4, to Mr. and  Mrs. Herbert Cox", a son.  M. H. Roy and A. S. Black  spent Easter in Spokane.  Some of the new Easter hats  are big enough to sail a ship.  Charles Dempsey will return to  his ranch at" Fish . lake next  month. "  A great many deer were killed  this winter by the coyotes and  cougars. ;i"  James,Malone of Princeton has  gone to the Arkansas Hot  Springs.  A carload of Pabst beer for  James McCreath arrived in town  this week.  Chief Dinsmore is confined to  the house with an attack of his  old trouble.  (-Yesterday was the^biggest payday that Phoenix has had for  several moons.  About 50 carloads of apples  were shipped from the Covert  estate last fall.  Born,���������At Boundary Falls on  April -7, to Mr. and Mrs. W.  Millington, a daughter.  The churches were filled last  Sunday and the display of new.  hats was quite noticeable.  Mrs, Thomas Rowe returned to  her home this week," after being  in the hospital for several weeks.  Joe Darraugh has gone to Fife,  to superintend the building of a  wagon road along Sutherland  creek.  Near Grand Forks large areas,  will be planted in potatoes this  spring. It was the best paying  crop last year.  There will be a meeting of the  Greenwood Civilian Rifle Association at the Court-house, Friday,  April 12, at 8 p. m.  George Heatherton went to the  coast on Tuesday, and will haye  his headquarters iu Vancouver  during the summer.  Iu Anaconda on Sunday a  young girl by the name of Johanna Trinetti was severely scalded, by falling over a pot of water.  Last week Fred Bongard escaped from the jail at Con-  conully, Wash. He was sent up  some time ago for stealing a  saddle.  Service  straight^ for six years.  ���������  Alter   au   absence of several  years Paddy the Priest returned  to the Boundary on Monday, and  will spend the summer amid  the  ozone of Phoenix and Greenwood.  Elmer    Waldrip    and   Monte  Morgan were in town last week  getting members for a real estate  company that'they are organizing.  The company will purchase,  and place on the market all the  unsold lots in the town^of Bur-  dette, Alberta.  Western Float  in  or-  A GREAT INCREASE  The revenue collections in Greenwood for the year ending March 31  are:���������Customs, 681,708.03;' Inland  Revenue, $14,G52.SG; Total, $97,-  420.89. This is an ^'increase of  $33,000 over those of the previous  year, and plainly shows that Greenwood is still doing business in  spite of the knockers who are  always whining and putting blocks  under the wheel.  A BIG CANNERY  A cannery and fertilizing plant  to cost $300,000 will be built on  the opposite shore of Tuck's Inlet,  work to begin as soon as the-site  and plans are prepared, according  to George Collins, of the Seal Cove  fish and cold storage plant, who returned from England today.  Four   145-feet  steam   trawlers,  and six 90-feet fishing vessels will  be delivered here next fall.   The  Seal Cove   plant will  start next  June.    The English and European  markets are big enough to consume  the whole output and more.   Mp.  Collins,-whq saw-Grimsby, also reports that many large fishing packing plants will  locate here.    He  further points out that the British  Columbia   government   has   done  more to advertise the province than  any  other provincial government  and this interest has been stimulated by the B. C. government exhibits,    and    railway * literature.  While at Ottawa he was assured  that next year the British  Columbia coasts fisheries will be operated  by white fishermen only, ancl that  in other ways,  white fishermen in  this province will be added by the  Borden    administration. ��������� Prince  Rupert Empire.      - .  Yale has a whist club.,    |        i,  The   measles  are prevalent in  Duncan.  There are  47   antomobliles  Cranbrook.  The firemen in Stewart  will  ganize a gym.  F.   H.   Young is   Revelatoke's  new'postmaster.      ' (    ,*  Dr. W. B. Clark has opened an  office in Dawson.  J. D. Sibbald of Revelstoke is on  a trip to Europe.  Hay is being shipped from Oroville to Princeton.   -  Several tagless dogs recently died  suddenly in Fernie..  Duncan is enjoying a building  and business boom.  A.  Endersby will open a meat  market in Rossland.  The   Fernie  police  have   been 1  clothed in new uniforms.  The bachelors of Cobble Hill held  their annual dance last week.  Frank'" Davison died in Lady-  smith last week, aged 49 years.  It is reported that a daily paper  will soon be started at Fort George.  Sam Trombley will open a pool"  room and lunch counter in Creston.  The city hall in Chilliwack * has  been completed.   It cost $20,000.  ^ W. J. Murphy has sold his  timber limits near Morrissey for  $30,000.  Owing to lack of business Will  Hughes has closed .his store in  Stewart.  The Beavers have organized a  Colony'in Revelstoke with 112  members.  Sufficient capital has been secured to build a fruit cannery at  Penticton.  The Presbyterian church in  Cumberland has installed a new  pipe organ.  C. E. Owens of Calgary' has  bought $250,000 worth of property  ���������t 1-1* "Do oaonA*'' "**""   " ** * ***-*--- ������������������*     -    *  in Bassano."  The Fernie Free Press states that  there are 149 strong goats for -sale  in that city. '        -��������� I .    ' Tom Saunders of New Denver keep the thorns~ont of the r08ea  around, his slaughter house* near"  New Denver.  * J. W. Bengough, the cartoonist  is again lecturing in the west. He  has been on the platform for more'  than 33 years.  Harry Tweedle of Keremeos  Centre will put an automobile on  the stage route between Keremeos  and Penticton.  The Aldermen in Fernie are paid"  $5 for each regular meeting of the,  council they attend, and $2.50 for  special sessions.  It is reported in Winnipeg that  theCB.R. will build a lino from  Red Deer, Alberta over the mountains to Kamloops.  There were 93 towns in Alberta  after the new Ogilivie mill, but  Medcinie Hat and its cheap gas secured the industry. , rr****)  In England recently a man"' 93  years old was sent to jail for a year,  for defrauding, a widow he had  promised to marry. "~~*?,  ��������� A great many fish have'1 been  caught this spring, by the Indian  fish traps along the creeks that run  into Okanagan lake.  .Mrs. F. L. Churchill has moved  from Rossland to Spokane. She  took all her household goods, and  610 pounds of live chickens.'  Dick Hammond has resigned his '  position, as superintendent of the  electric light plant in Fernie, and  will go into business in Edmonton.  The new public school at  Stewart, built at a cost of $8,000  was opened last week. The event  was celebrated by a dance and concert.  Considerable hay and grain is  being planted at Okanagan Falls  this spring. At one. ranch peas  are being planted expressly for  hog feed.  The Courier will appear in Coal-  mont early next month. It will  be edited by Ed. Clark, the well-  known editor, author, soldier and  pedestrian.  The ruling price of potatoes in  Oroville this month has been $20 a  ton. Several carloads have been  shipped to Texas where there is a  spud famine.  It is reported from Calgary  that    '  gambling will be in  full swing at ,  Banff this   summer. - Banff   is   a  beautifulplace, but- it -is hard to  ROSS' LONG TUNNEL  m the Presbyterian  church next Sunday, April 14th,  11 a." m. Sunday School, and  Bible class at 2:30 p. m. All are  welcome.  This week the Star Theatre  will put on the pictures of the  Johnson-Jeffries fight in Reno.  The price of admission will be 25  aud 50 cents.  Bob Robinson was 70 years old  last Sunday. He expects to  reach the three figures, and has  not   taken   a drink   of  watep,  . A month earlier than was expected .the big tunnel,' commonly  known as Ross' Long Tunnel, was  opened up from end to end. The  heading was completed after a  great race by the station men and  now they are racing again to finish  up the bench. It was on the first  clay of March that the shot was put  off that let day light pass through  the 2,100 feet of gumbo.  In another couple of months, or  less, the whole works will have  been finished ancl the men gone,  oven now Mr. Ross has some of his  teams hauling supplies out to his  new camp beyond tho Bulkley  Summit, and in a short time he intends putting on all his horses ���������  ten four horse teams���������and get  enough supplies on tho ground to  last until June when the roads  will be in good shape again for  wheels. His camp buildings are  completed, and the right of way  wiil be cleaned up for those ten  miles in good shape.  Mr. Ross expects to leave iu a  few weeks to spend a short time  on his ranch on Vancouver Island  and get things started there for  the spring.���������Omineca Herald.  A great many Socialist speakers  are like the rivor Platte. An inch  deep and a mile wide at the mouth.  has gone trapping  in the Peace  river country.  Twenty years ago H. Mortimer  Lamb opened an employment office  in Chilliwack.  Mrs. Barnes has sold her Penticton hotel to Joe McDonald and  Tom Johnson.  At Soda .Creek 37 men are employed in building the new steamer  for the B. X. Co.  NLe Chung of Chilliwack was  sent six months to jail vfor selling  liquor to Indians.  The government has built a sidewalk between Cumberland and  West Cumberland.  Japan has a population of 45.-  000,000, and one-tenth as much  farming land as B. C.   -  In Okanagan Falls the postoflice  has been moved from the Alexander hotel to Craigs store..  The night watchman, and the  night policeman in Merritt, are  both named Tom Smith.  There are 115 men employed in  building the bridge across the  Columbia river at Trail.  The flying of the Chinese flag in  Quesnel, without the Union Jack  on top has been prohibited.  G. P. Werner was recently  drowned at San Diego. At one  time he was a gunsmith in Vernon.  During March 20 cases were  tried in tho police court at Chilliwack. Six of them were gambling  cases.  Tho C.P.R. is building a sawmill  at Bull River, in East Kootenay,  that will cut 100,000 feet of lumber  daily.  It is reported that a largo number of people from England, will  settle on land near Cranbrook this  spring.  The Farmers Institute of Burton  City has built a magazine that will  hold three carloads of stumping  powder.  A railroad is to bo built from  Butte, Montana, through the Flathead valley to some point in  Alberta.  Aid. Wickersham was arrested  in Oroville last week for being  drunk.'  He got out without pay  ing a fine.  Chief of Provincial Police Routh  has resigned, and his positions has  been assigned to Chief Fraser of  Kamloops.  The' Dominion government has  appropriated $6,000 to build a  telephone line from Nakusp' to  Edgewood,  Herman Clever recently shot a  timber   wolf   that was  hovering  There is great demand from  station men for work on the new  contracts awarded on the Grand"  Trunk Pacific, east of Aldermere.  Duncan Ross has let all his work  to station men.  Chilliwack's brass band is free  from debt, and owns its building,  uniforms and instruments. It has  not produced much music lately  but will be heard before the summer becomes defunct.  The C.P.R. will build a * now  steel boat at Nelson this summer.  It will be 240 feet long, and cost  $160,000. The first boat built at  Nelson by the C.P.R. was finished  in 1891. It was called the Nelson,  and was christened with a bottle of  wine.  At Vedder Mountain the govern- .  ment rock quarry is being operated  to its utmost capacity. - Fifty men.  are employed .and more than 200  cubic yards of rock are being  crushed and shipped daily. The  crushed rock is%eing put upon tho  inter-provincial highway.  The Truth is a new paper in  Cumberland that seems to be willing to die in the last ditch for the  working class. The Islander hopes  that this will not be necessary, as  it considers death in the last ditch  to be a fearful calamity. The  first ditch is probably a much  easier place to pass away.  Walter B. James and F. Wilson,  were committed for trial at Kelowna last week upon a charge of  murdering Constable Aston. They  will be tried at the assizes in  Vernon on May 12. It is understood that Wilson will be a crown  witness, and that the graver charge  of murder against him will bo  withdrawn.  Rev. James Turner, the pioneer  Methodist preacher, is in the hospital at Pasadena, California, suf-,.  fering from severe injuries, that he  received by being run over by  an automobile while on his way to  church. The old-timers of Cariboo,  Donald, Nelsou and other towns  all wish the veteran and popular  parson a speedy recovery.  The Kootenay Monumental  Works, Nelson, B. C, manufacture all sizes and kinds of headstones ancl monuments.  The man who marries a model  housekeeper has more- trouble than  the hobo who reported, "Ono  Empty Going East."  Few men are a profit in th-ir  own town unless they advertise.  "<%,:.  V-/  .. ",   "J  .���������4; THE   LEDGE,   GREENWOOD,   BRITISH   COLUMBIA,  THE  LEDGE .  Is located at Greenwood, B. C, and can be traced to uiauy partR of  the earth. It comes to the front every Thursday morning, and  believes that hell would close up if love ruled the world. It believes  in justice to everyone; from the man who mucks in the mine to the  king who sits on the cushions of the throne. It believes that advertising is the life of trade; and that one of the noblest works of  creation is thc man who always pays the printer.  The Ledge is $2.00 a year in advance, or $2.50 when not so paid.  It is postage free to all parts of Canada, Mexico, Great Britain and  the county of Bruce. To thc United States it is $2.50 a year, always  in advance.  R.   T.   LOWERY '  EDITOR    AND    FINANCIER.  years of age. A law like that  would probably work better than  local option.  GREENWOOD, APRIL 11, 1912.  A blue mark hero indicates that your Subscription has  become deceased, and that tho editor would once more  liko to  commune with your collateral.  LlTTLl*  town.  souls never built a big  As a shade tree tho cabbage is a  failure.  It is the confiding who are deceived.  All of us are wanted  but none  very much.  Maxy a divorce has been caused  by propinquity.  cigar with just as good graco as  they will in the fair man's tavern.  The man who works is myopic,  and cannot see beyond his own  label.  Do not injure your conscience for  it will play back.  Tiir   man  who lives well  has  enough of learning.  Only the, back numbers in business do not advertise.  Povkkty     was     unknown  America 400 years ago.  in  It is still  true that'a fool "and  her money are soon parted.  As a rule government money is  easy and buys about half of what  it should. Just now millions are  to be expended in B. C. for roads  aud other improvements, and all  kinds of grafters are trying to get  their mitts into tho sugar. Some  only want a job patting tho scenery  with a shovel on the shady side of a  hill, while others, more ambitious  want to sell supplies at their own  prices without competition. The  government should keep its eye  open for padded payrolls, unlawful  rake-offs, and other schemes for  getting a clutch on the long green.  Tho wolf loves a country full of  game, just as the fly haunts an  open barrel of sugar. Tho government needs an ubiquitous cash  register.  Tkctji needs no clothes, but  craft would bo useless without  raiment.  Down South 'these days many  believe that story about Noah and  his Ark.  Lv writing about the recent  election in B. C. the Toronto  Globe says that the peoplo wore  bribed witlf their own money.  Tho Globe evidentally considers  it bribery for a government to expend its surplus money in tho improvement and development of the  country. The system seems to be  a complete success, and  the Grits  Thinking Themes  Something is wrong with everything. Wo live upon the planet of  mistakes. Most of us are misfits.  The rest are excuses. I know of  no ideal condition except the condition of some ono else.. No human  being ever had things just exactly  to suit him.  The sooner we awake, to this  truth, and make up our minds that  if ever wo aro to find contentment  at all it will be among things as  thoy ARE, and not among things  us they Ought to be, the better it  will be for us���������and also for the  unfortunate people who have to  live with us.  Particularly, don't wait for ideal  peoplo before  you  seek  to  make  frionds.    There aro   none.    Even  those  who   seem   ideal   aro  ideal  only  because   of distance;   every  soul when you get near enough to  it is seen  to  bo full of cracks and  patches.    Plain ordinary, as  most  of us are, can be loyal and tender.  ."To get human beings  together  who  ought to   bo together   is   a  dream," said Sydney Smith.  "Jf," wrote Do Tocquoville, "to  console you for being born, you  must meet with men whose secret  motives are always actuated by  fine elevated feelingp, you need  not wait, you may go and drown  yourself immediately. But if you  would be satisfied by a-few men,  whose actions arc in general governed by these motives, and by a  large majority of men ' who from  time to time aro. influenced by  them, you need not make- such  faces at thc human race."  Ideals have their place. But  they should be used with care, It  does not pay to drive away ordinary hearthstone happiness with  Jih em, nor to use them to club your  children, . irritate your husband,  discourage your wife, drive off  your frionds, crippleyonr business,  destroy your leisure, take away  your peace of mind and make your  religion a nuisance.���������Dr. Frank  Crane.  publican extremists moderately,  patriotically and sagaciously, telle  how much a nation might suffer  from the absence of judicious opponents of an overwhelming majority.  ���������Spokane Review.  Too One-Sided  In    these   days of   real   estate  booms it is a wise man who knows might do worse than  make it the  his own lot.  The majority . of mon are inclined to be wicked when they go  away from homo.  To steal time from your employer, is the same as stealing money  out of his cash register.  Do not forget dull pilgrims, that  the same stupidity that conceals  you from yourself, exposes yon  to the satire and contempt of others.  It is to be that we are too busy  to visit Europo (.his summer. Wc  will bo lucky if we can get away  long enough to see Bob Cunning's  farm in Sandon.  strongest plank in their next plat  form. Give all the people a piece  of their own money and yon win  their friendship. Give all the  people's money to a few grafters  and the throne is lost. * The Mc-  Bride government is one of the  wisest in the world, and it will  never be defeated while it gives  every man a chance to bo a partner.'  Wn believe that God or the  Good haB not yet given up the  government of the world, and  turned us weak, sin-cursed mortals  over to tho care of devils.  The church has always advocated  higher things, and from tho way  grub and wages havo gone lip  in recent years wo believe tho  preaching has had some effect.  '"���������'We havo known hotelmen catering to Union working men to buy  all their supplies possible from  scab firms at a distance, in order  to save apparently a fow pennies.  Union men pay little attention to  tho other fellow's Union. They  will walk'into a scab saloon, and  pay a bit for a three cent scab  Crime,    liquor,    tobacco,    etc.,  costs Canada $130,000,000 a yeari  or $13.20 per* head.    That  is going some   for  a young  country.  The abuse of liquor ia  Canada's  greatest curse.    When a man   lie-  gins taking more than ono drink a  week, he is trifling with something  that may provide him with several  premature glimpses of hell.   Whiskey has cast a shadow over thousands of happy homes, and seems to  take a special delight in  capturing  the brightest minds.    Only those  who are diseased in taste, mind or  body take any delight in  swallowing booze.    To those   in normal  mental   and physical health,  all  kinds of alcoholic bevereges are as  distasteful   as a   naked   dose of  castor oil, or a swig of salts and  senna.   While there is a profit in  making and  soiling boozo we will  always be able to get it.    Make  whiskey free and   in a year   its  terrors would bo a dream of the  past.   While tho business remains  as it is, it might bo regulated  by  compelling everyone to sip  their  drinks, and prohibiting tho sale of  intoxicants to all persons under 80  It is woe for the nation whose  ruler is a child as in China; and it  is unfortunate for a country or a  party when, as in British Columbia  there practically is no party in  opposition to tho party in power. .  The Liberals of that province resemble Enoch.   They are not.  Tho  Conservatives-   came   down    liko  wolves on the fold.'   Their cohorts  shone forth in railroads  and gold.  The avalanche swept from Crow's  Nest to  the   sea.    Tho   Liberals  ceased from  the lake and the lea.  It is exhilarating to bo the sole  pebble on   the political beach, as  tho Conservatives are  in  British  Columbia,   the  two Socialists not  being enough to form an opposition  to the 40 Conservatives.    But tho  experience    of parties   that  have  occupied    this position   of lonely  granduer is that it does not pay.  Personal   differences of opinion  take tbe place of opposing views of  public policy by great and cohering  bodies of men.    They degenerate  into jealousies and breed factions..  It gradually becomes difficult to  carry through  large measures  for  tho public welfare in an  unselfish  spirit and without venality.   The  party loses the morals and the fine  fighting-edge that aro onorgied by  outright struggles with an intelligent, patriotic and vigorous minority.   Its dangers increase with  tho smallness of tho community.  The experience of the Jeffersoii-  ian democracy during 1820-80, miscalled "tho era of good fooling,"  shows that personal animosities can  ariso within a party without opponents and finally tear it to pieces.  The experienco of  tho  United  States during 18(51-9 when  there  practically    was    no   democratic  party in Congress to  oppose re>  Sane Sayings  Whon you feel down hearted,  depressed and all outsorts, just try  acting like a soldier: marshall your  forces, and look your troubles  squarely in tho face, put on a brave  front and yon will soon havo your  difficulties on thc run.  Small conquests pave the way  for greater ones. ,  Why you do a thing is as important as what you do.  The power gained by doing  things is of more importance than  the things done.  Happy tho man who can say at  night, "I havo done as well as I  knew how."  The Sun is always shining somewhere.  Character is easier formed than  reformed.  Ambition is tho baking" powder  of the world.  You cannot get all there is in  your work out of it, unless it gets  all there is in you.  If you cannot accomplish great  things, you cau at least do small  things greatly.  Remember it is aiways light  abovo the clouds; therefore climb  higher.  The man who cannot contiol  himself can hardly be expected to  control others.  Revengeful thoughts in hatred  sent, back to their source return;  so, setting fire to a neighbor's house  is apt one's own to burn.  The man who can stand erect,  holding body and mind above the  trivialities of life is the strong man  aud the man who in tho future will  be able to do most for mankind and  who will bo most wanted.  Think great good thoughts of  others, and others will think great  good thoughts of you. Chickens  come home to roost especially along  thought lines,therefore, think kindly and charitably of all mon. You  do not know just what you would  bo now if you had always been in  the other fellow's circumstances.  The stars to our vision shine oiViy  in darkness, so if there never was  night wo would be deprived of the  greatest sight that can be seen, the  starry heavens. So if wo never had  any trouble in life wo would not  value the greatest blessings of life.  Tho lightest heart can bear the  heaviest load.  The best time to begin is now; tho  best place is right where we are.  Do not say "I cannot do this, I  need not try."    How do yon know  what you can do until you try?  Too much rest means rust.   -  Live with  awine and you  will  soon drink swill.  The miracle of miracles is the  order of tho universe.  Fear is often the father of failure.  Shortsightedness alone is responsible for uncharitable judgements. Wo cannot see all that a  man is now, neither cau wo look  forward aud see what he may become.  I  your Razors Honed |  .1 and Your Baths at i  A  Y  y  V  GREENWOOD,  WT1     Tiff    Greenwood Minors  t*      VI    Union, No. 22, W.  ���������   a. ���������    4.TA*  F_ M t meetg 0V()ry  Saturday evening in Union Hall, Copper stroot, Greenwood, at 7.  Also in hall at  Mother Lode mine  Friday evenings at 7, '  BERT de WIEL.E, Sccty  H. W. Fanner & Co.,  REAL, ESTATE,  Rock Creek, B. C.  JXjXjSjXjXjXjXjtjAjXjXjXjXjXjXjXj*  LYNN CREEK DAIRY  1  DELIVERED  To any part of the city or district  J. McDO NELL, Proprietor  CO., I/T'D. ;  loaves Mother L,odc        <   >.  -   9.30 a. m. '   \  6:30 p., in. \  Leaves Greenwood *  2:00 p.  rii.      ,  \ 3  ������ 8:30 p.  m. t  * '   '" !  ���������a\ Saturday   last    stage    leaves    ���������  "a\ Mother L,ode6p. tn,   Returning-,  Jj  "& leaves Greenwood 10 p. m.             ^  *5 *���������  ���������JJ   '       ���������*  % Greenwood Office ^  ���������*-��������� NORDEN   HOTEL 2  M *>S  jXjXjXjXjXjXjXjXjXjAjXjXjXjXjAjXjX  GREENWOOD and  MIDWAY STAGE  Leaves Greenwood for Spokane  at 7 a. m., aud for Oroville at 2:30  p. m. Charles Eusskll.  Frank Fletcher  rrtovrNciAx Land Surveyor,  Nelson, B. C.  ALL RED POULTRY YARD  MYNCASTER,    n. C.   -  EXCLUSIVELY  Pen i.���������Headed by "Vic," au ideal  biicl, winning ist at Seattle, Belling-  ham and Vancouver, and special by  R. I. Red Club of America for best  colored male at Seattle. Mated to him  are twelve fine pullets.  Pen 2.���������Headed by "Tim," a grand  cockerel, from winning stock at Trail  and Nelson, with whom is mated  twelve good colored pullets.  Peu 3.���������Is made up-of good utility  birds, all thorobreds.  EGGS-  Peus 1 and 2       -  ,    ' -    - $5 per 15  Pen 3       - - $3 per 15  A prize of $5 will be given at the  next Greenwood Fair for the best bird  raised from my eggs. Leave orders at  the store of Russell-Law-Caulfield, Co.  J. R. CAMERON,  Leading Tailor of the Kootenays.  KASLO,    B.   C.  HAVE YOUR PHOTO- TAKEN   BV-5 ,  J. H. JAMES of Greenwood.  STARKEY & CO.  ' . nelson, b. c.  wholesale  dealers in  Produce   and   Provisions  About Float  Float is not a periodical.  It is a book containing 80  illustrations , all told, and  is filled,with sketches and  stories of western life.   It'  tells how a gambler cashed  111 after tho flush days'of  Sandon ; how it' rained in  New Denver  long  after  Noah was dead ���������' how- a -  paraon took a   drink  at   ,  *. Bear^Lako iii early.days-;  how justice was dealt-in  Kaslo   in  '93;   how "the  _  saloon man ontprayed tho   1-,  women in Kalamazoo, and  ���������graphically    depicts'  tho  * roamings   of   a ' western  editor among'the tondor-  feet in the cent' belt.    It  contains the early history  '  of Nelson and a romance  of tho Silver King mine.  In   it are  printed threo '���������  western poems, and doz- '  ens of articles too ntimer-  ���������  ous to mention.   Send for  one before it is too lato.  The   price   is   25   cents, ���������  postpaid to any part of tho  'world. . Address   all   let-'  ters to  R. T. Lowery  GREENWOOD, B. C.   .  -1  .Don't Be HOODWINKED  WE NEVER CHANCE.BRANDS  /���������uulUl/fJUll  ARE A 1 QUALITY  TO   HORSEMEN  s "REVEUR,"*a Pedigreed Per-  cheron Stallion, imported from  France, weight 2,000 pounds, will  stand from May ist,' as follows:���������  Mondays and 'Tuesdays, S. T. Lar-  sen's, Rock Creek; Wednesdays  and Thursdays, Lancashire Barn,  Midway ; rest ol week at Stooke's  ranch. Rate,*!, ������10; by the week,  $15; to insure foal, ������20. C. P. C.  Rock, owner and manager.**  The BRILLIANTES  Are the Best Clear Havanas In Canada'  Made by Union tabor in the'best Hygienic Factory hi the country.; Call for  them and get value for your.money lu-  stead of rope  WILBERG &_WOLZ, Prop. B.C. Clear  Factory, New yVcslmlnster.'B. C.    "���������  la   ���������   I   I   1  Greenwood City Waterworks Company  Mountaineer and Kootenay. Standard Cigars.   .Mado by,    ���������'.  J. C. THELIN & CO., NELSON.  JXJXjXjXjXjXjXjXjXjXjXjXjXjXjXjXjX  ST.   THOMAS?  CITV  CLOTHES CLEANED  -PRESSED AND REPAIRED  ^ TAILOR - GREENWOOD *  ip> ** ��������������� # ��������������� j?. ��������������� *��������� ������p#> # 1? ^ # ^ $  Baggage transferred to  any part of the .City. Furniture moved to any part of  the District. General Dray-  ing of all kinds.  SIDNEY OLIVER.  LOWERY'S CLAIM  During tho1)7 months that Lowery's  Claim was on earth it did business all  over the world.. It was tho most  unique, independent ond fearless jour- ,  nal ever produced in Canada. Political  and theological enemies pursued it with  the venom-of a rattlesnake until the''  government-shut it out of the mails,  and its editor ccasad to publish it,  paHly on account of a lazy liver and  partly because it takes a pile of money  to run a paper that is outlawed. Ihere  are still 20 different editions of this condemned journal in print. Send 10 cents  and get ono or fs and get the bunch.  K. T. LOWEEY,  Greenwood, B. C  -II  Ed. and Labby       "  Laboucbore was on very friendly  terms, with King Edward tbe  Seventh,. The King would sit  back and laugh at everything that  he said whon they wore together.  ��������� Laboucbore was once asked this  question by a curious woman.  "When you dine with the King,  by what term do yon address him?''  And Mr. Laboucbore gravely replied: ���������.'...  "Well, it is liko this! When  we first sit down to the table, I  address him aB 'Your Majesty,���������  and he calls mo, 'Mr. Labouchere,'.  but towards tho ond of the meal I  always find myself calling him  'Ed.' and bo pounds mo on tho  back ahd addresses ��������� me as  -Labby'!"  IARMI is situated on thc West Fork of the  Kettle river, at its junction with Wilkinson  creek, It is 57 miles from-Greenwood and  75 miles from Grand Forks, It is located  on a large plateau on the west bank of the Kettle  river and will be thc central town for a dozen  smaller mining camps, For the next two years it  will be the supply point for the Kettle Valley rail/  way. during the construction of that road to Pentic  ton, 0/ miles,  CAPMI has mining, timber and agricultural  resources'of great value, It has gold mines right at  the townsite, and is a good slhelter site,  Lots are being sold at from $50 to $250 each,  invest your money at home,  For further particulars apply to  V  CARMI   TOWNSITE  CARMI,      B.    C.  \j\Jtj  m  ���������mwmww���������* *"*i~ 1    Iff '���������  I.  r-      if  THE . LEDGE,   GREENWOOD,   BRITISH   COLUMBIA.  WESTERN - - HOTELS.  .THE   KOOTENAY   SAIOOI?  Sandon, B. C, has a line of nerve  bracers'unsurpassed in any mountain town oi the Great West. A  glass of aqua pura given free with  spirits menti. *  NKWlHAltKKT   IIOTETj    ������   '  Is the home for all tourists and  millionaire*) visiting Now Denver, British Columbia.  '      '   ���������'    Ilem-y Strgo. Propr.  BIUDKSVILLK   HOIEI,.  Bi'idosville, B. G. Piovidos excellent  accommodation for tourists and travellers. Fiesh Eggs arid Buttei. Special  Irish Whiskey always on hand.  THOMAS   WALSH,   Proprietor.  IiAKKVIKW   HOTKL  in Nelson, B 0., employs all  white help anil is a home for the  world at ������1.00 a day.  ,"   i   , Nup. Mall*)'to, l'ropriotor.  'THE   PICO VINOS   HOTEL,        -     '  Grand Forks, is n largo tnree-  story. brick hotel that-provides  ',    '    tho public with good meals and  _ pleasant rooms.   A new building  but the same ohTratos,'  Kmil Liii'Ren, I"i-oprlotor,  THE   KASLO    HOTEL   <  'Kaslo, B.-C,,  is a > comfortable  home for ali who travel to that  city.  -     '' Coelclo & Pnpwortn.  HOTEL CASTLEGAR. Castlegar June-  tion. -* AH  modern.     Excellent  accomodations for tourists and  drummers.'Boundary train leaves  ,    here at 9.10 a.m.    -  W.H.  CAGE, Proprietor  gr'anite creek hotel  Granite Creek, B. C. Headquarters for 'miners, prospectors and  railroad men.' Gcod stabling in  connection. Tasty meals -and  pleasant rooms.  ,, H. G00DISS0N; Proprietor.  ������������������<!  SHEUI1KOOK1"   HOUSE  . Nelson; B. C. Ono minute's walk  from C. P. 11 station. Cuisine  unexcelled; Well heated and ventilated,  LAVINCE & DUNK, Propilctors.  TKE.MONT   HOUSE  Nelson, B. C, is run on tho American andJDuropean plan. Src-ain  heated rooms. All white labor.  Special attention paid to dining:  room.r  TJiuiBomo & Cimiplioll, Props.  GRAND UNION HOTEL  Hedley, B, C. American plan  and moderate rates. First-class  mineral display from all sections  and will exchange for specimens  from any part of the world. Reliable information' will be given  investors and working men.   .  ANTON WINKLER, Proprietor.  Foooocioocootxxxxrooooci.  O'S WHO  '   IN'CANADA  QQQQQQQQQQQQQOOOOOQOOQOQCa  J. F. MACKAY  Manager Toronto Globe.  A sign of the times is the improvement la the managerial end of the  great Canadian newspapers.. No longer  does -one meet with the' illiterate  bullies who at one time used to dominate everyone "who came In contact with them ��������� from the editor  down to line presmen.   Today the suo  POG-WOG THE PEACEMAKEB.  A Tale of a Tailless Dog-.  By Leslie Morgan.  TULAMEEN HOTEL "     ���������  Princeton, B. C .  is the .headquarters   for  miners,   investors  _, and'railroad men.  .A  fine loca  tion and everything first class  KIRKPATR1CK & MAL0NE, Proprietors"  HOTEL KEREMEOS  Opposite depot. Extensive alterations have recently been made  rendering this hotel one of the  most comfortable in the-interior.  A choice selection of liquors and  cigars. New pool room and sample  rooms in connection.  Mrs. A. F. K1RBY.  **   "  ALGOMA HOTEL  Deadwood, B. C. This hotel is  withinieasy distance of Greenwood  and provides a comfortable home  for travellers. The bar has the  best of wines, liquors and cigars.  JAMES HENDERSON, Proprietor  Bank of Montreal  ���������   ESTABLISHED 1817       '  Capital, all paid up, $15,413,000.   Rest, $15,000,000.  UNDIVIOKD   PKOFITS,   01,855,185 3������  Hon. President: Lord Stra.thc.ona and Mount Royal, G. C. M. G.  President: R. B. Angus,* Esq.   : .       -*.. -    -    , *  Vice-President: Sir E.^S, ClousTon, Bart.  General Manager: H.'V. Meredith, Esq.     ,  .  Branches in London, Eng, {ffi^oSSlSRl} New York, Chicago  Buy and Sell Sterling'Exchange and Cable Transfers.    Giant Commercial and  Travellers' Credits, available in any part of the world.  savings bank Department %^������������a,?������.,,t  Greenwood Branch   -' C. B. Winter, Mgr.  J. F. MACKAY  cessful newspaper manager is a well  educated and courteous gentlemen;  he meets the editorial staff on terms  of literary equality, he knows the  value and the standard of his paper  as an educator just as he knows the  intrinsic value of the newsprint and  the machinery. Such a man is J. P.  Mackay-the manager of the Toronto  Globe. Since he took over the business end of the great Cana-V' daily  Mr. Mackay has put the property on  a sound basis, he has been Dr. Mac-  Donald's right hand man in getting  the best out the staff and 'has worked  like a Trojan to' bring the paper to  every household in Canada.  Last year on Mr. Mackay's election  to the presidency ��������� of the " Canadian,  Club in Toronto every newspaperman  felt that his profession had been  honoured, as indeed M had.  John Fields .Mackay was born in  Toronto in 1868 and educated at  Woodstock' College.  In-addition'to his newspaper work  Mr. Mackay gives a good deal of his  time-to the Conservation Commission  of which he is a member.  *3:  '���������Id  McMillan &'Go*Ltd  WHOLESALE GROCERS  Corner Smythe and Beattie St's,- VANCOUVER, B. C-  Agents for STIRTON & DYER Cigars  The Best Value of any Cigar made in Canada  Brands:    SALOME.    SAVANNAH.    SMART SET.  CAMEfOO.     UTOPIA.  71:  MISS LOIS MOTES  ' Toronto.  - Since women have taken such a  large part in the sports of the nation  they bid fair to compete successfully  with the sterner sex. In Miss Lois of  Toronto the sporting ladies have a  splendid exponant of their claims.  Her skill   wdrth   the  -racquet  approaches  and  often   excells  that of  ���������K  TEMPERANCE \  is all right if shorn of humbuggery. i  .. Too. much water drinking is just X  as injurious as too much liquor or V  ���������   anything else. A  OUR'PURE WINES %  AND LIQUORS .       |  "  are medicinal if not abused. 'Every V  household should have a moderate  supply of pure wiues or liquors in  ' the closet for emergency���������either,  unexpected visitors,, or sudden ill-  ������������������ness,-when a drop of pure, liquor  in time may forestall all necessity  for drugs.  ertetuvood Ciquor (Mpany, Importers, Greenwood, B. ������.  A Fair Champion  many of the male entries in the different tournaments. She has -captured many championships, and , is  known as one of the cleverest lady  tennis players in North America.  Graduating from the high school  classes as an expert; tennis player In  addition. to her scholastic honors;  Miss Moyes, who Is still a young lady,  continued her marvellous playing, her  victory in the Canadian Championships two seasons ago, giving her a  clear claim to the Canadian title.'  (Copyright by. Publishers Press-Ltd.)"  He really came Into my possesion I  because his presence made for anything (but peace in his own family'  circle. ��������� . ,  -  'He had'a distinctly dlstrubing Influence upon his little mother, whilst'  his tiny brothers and sisters had absolutely no peace at all when he was  in the'box. Rarely sleeping himself,  he would not permit sleepiness In  others, and he growled, barked aud  grumbled at an .incredibly early, age.  In fact, when his eyes opened for the  first time he immediately'found something to' object to.      ������������������", *   i  Perhaps he counted' his brothers and  sisters, and thought his little world  overcrowded. I protested, of course,  against this aggressive though tiny,  personality being thrust upon me, but  my protestations were entirely , In'  vain, ���������     ,   .    ; [  It was pointed out to me that when  he fitted so nicely into my overcoat  pocket it would be decidedly mean'  upon my part not to offer hira a  home. , Again I objected, and reminded the over-generous ones of tho' vow  I-made when the bull terrier tiled that  his place should never be fille'2.   ir������.  This was firmly impressed upon me'  that in all human���������or rather canine���������  probability this black morsel would  never grow large enough to anything  like fill tho vacant space on the  hearth-rug that the* white one had'  occupied. So ungraciously, I permitted them to place him In my  pocket.  "If you really don't ^want him," said  the donors, "give him to tho first'  kindly-looking person you meet"  I mado no reply, but banged the  door behind me.     - ;_"  It was a particularly cold and disagreeable February flay, and I marveled at the number of people 111 the  streets whose faces ' matched the  weather.  Once, upon perceiving a kindly-looking old lady approaching, I placed my  ungloved hand in the pocket���������he had  taken a violent exception to the smell  of tobacco which pervaded the gloves  ��������� and his baby teeth vainly tried to  make an impression upon my thunb,  and, finding .this Ineffectual he su/ked  and licked it by turns and���������well���������the  old lady had passed, and I absolutely  had to take him in to the fireside.  He was so glad to find the hearthrug, and seemed to realize at once  that he had come into his own kingdom, for, stretching himself to his  very limit, with his little tummy turned towards the fire, he fell 'fast  asleep. After that I became merely  a guest at my own fireside. He took  absolute possession, and I could only  frit in my corner chair when he d.un't  want it, or preferred the center of the  hearthrug. Then I had to be very  careful not to let my slippered feet  sprawl about, or he would give a  deliclously tiny grow*, which compelled me to do it again, just to hear  the encore.  However, other dogs, other mannerisms, and the tiny tyrant led me  whither he would. I,had to give In to  the stronger Dersonality,"^ and walk  just where and as ta *3 he liked.  We had both ttf as scan many ; c-  tures in the fire tafor������ "she" came  upon the scene.        <_ f  Pog-wog bitterly resented her presence at the first, and it was_not until  afternoon when she made tea for us  that he really accepted her. I remember how he left my side of the table  and sat near her. I thought it so nice  of him, and wished that I had his  courage.  It'was after this that she acc.jpt.d  me.  Then, when we went walking, It was  Pog-wog the animal who changed the  order of his parade and led us Into  those dreamy, deserted streets, where  our whispers were softly echoed. So  I rechristened him . Pog-wog the  Matchmaker.  I am continually wondering what  was the original cause of our quarrel.  And yet, what does it matter now?  How can one expect a woman to care  much for one whose hair shows signs  of gray at the temples and looks thin,  at the top when there are so rrany  bright, handsome young fellows  about?  We will go to the old walk tonight,  Pog-wog, just you and I, as we vent  In those days before we ever thought  of "her."  DOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOO  SPONTANEOUS  LAUGH T EK  oboooooooooooooooooooooooo  IIow to Keep Cool:  Quit overeating. Bathe frequently.  Cut out intoxicants Drink lots of  water. Stay -in the open air all you  ran. Don't overfeed the babies; keep,  them clean, use caution about exertion in the hot weather; don't overdo  and  That  last sounds  most  reasonable  of all.  " Unequalled for Domestic, Use."  STOPS COUGHS  HEALS THE LIWGS  PRICE. 25 CENTS  MT SAY YOU'RE OLD  QUAUr/ED  VOT-E&.  A writer, in Outlook, says he favors  ft'oman suffrage, but that "a woman  should have at least four children to  Quality as a voter, l<hght would be  better.   ,      ,  Adtlce to Young Men:  Do not linger in a hammock underneath Lhe moonlight's glow. It may  lead you to the altar and a flat before you know it.  Low-cut dress necks are a good  thing, according to the doctors, ''since  anything that exposes the skin is good  lor the general health."  ,You Only Feel Old  Digestive organs are weak���������don't  assimilate food as they used to.  Other organs act more slowly and  less effectually.  Blood,is thin and sluggish.  Renewal of strength does not equal  the wear and tear of your system,    i  That's what makes you feel old.  Nothing in the world will tone up  and invigorate those weak, back-sliding organs, make rich blood and create strength so quickly as Vinol.  Vinol is not a secret nostrum, simply the medicinal elements of the  cods' livers, with the useless nauseating oil eliminated, and tonic iron added. Try a bottle of Vinol-with the  understanding that your money will  be returned if it does not make you  stronger, feel younger and give you  an added interest in life.  John L. White, Druggist, Grcenwood.B.C.  Send for a' catalogue of hoarstones and monuments, mado by  the Kootenay Monumental Works,  Nelson, B. C.  ASSAY EH  E. W. WIDDOWSON, Assayer and  Chemist, Box biio8,' 'Nelson, B. . C.  Charges:���������Gold, Silver, Lead or Copper,  $1 each. Gold-Silver, or Silver-Lead,,  fT.50. Prices for other metals: Coal,  Cement, Fireclay analyses on application. The largest custom assay office in  British Columbia. ,  NEW ADVERTISING SCALE.  [J  EHOLT, B. C,  II  John   JVIe^ellat*  Proprietor.  The newspapers in Greenwood, Phoenix and Grand Forks have adopted the   ������  following scale for legal advertising:  Application   for   Liquor  Licence  (30 days) _ $5,00.  Certificate of Improvement Notice  (60 days) $7.5o  Application to Purchase Land Notices (60 days) $7.50  Delinquent Co-owner Notices  (go  days) *. ^j.oo  Water Notices (small) ._ $j. 50  All other legal advertising, 12 cents a  line, single column, for the first insertion; and 8 cents a line for each subsequent insertion. Nonpariel measurement  Vl/v������������**  MINERAL ACT.  Certificate of Improvements.  NOTICE  "St. Lawrence" and "Copper Queeu"  Mineral Claims, situate in the Greenwood  Mining Division of Yale District.  Where located:���������In Carmi camp.  TAKE NOTICE 'that I, Isaac H.  Hallett, as agent for Norman Morrison,  Free Miner's Certificate No. 829365, intend, sixty days from tbe date hereof, to  apply to the Mining Recorder for Cer-  ificates of Improvements, for the purpose  of obtaining Crown Grants of the above  claims.  And further take notice that action,  under section 37, must be commenced  before the issue of such Certificates of  Improvements.  Dated this-i6th day" of January, A. D.  1911.  I. H. HALLETT.  nelson, B. ������*  W. O.  tt'KLLS, Proprietor.  First-class in everything.  Steam heat, electric light,  private baths. Telephone  in every room. First-class  bar and barber shop.,  'Bus meets all trains.  ST GREENWOOD OFFICE  CLUB CIGAR STORE ZZ  |H.   M.   LAING,   PROPRIETOR 3  ^iiiiiiiijiiaaiiiiuaiiiiaiaiiuiiiiiiiiiiiuiiaiiiiimiiiiiaiai^  a  WINDSOR HOTEL  The Windsor Hotel is one of the  best furnished hotels in the West.  It is located in the heart of Greenwood and within easy reach of oil  the financial and comihercinl .in- :  slitutions of the Copper Metropolis. Heated with steam aad lit  by electricity. Commodious sample rooms. The bar is replete  with all modem beverages and  the cafe never closes. Rooms  reserved by telegraph.  The Windsor Hotel Co  J. B, Cartier, Mgr.  ALEXANDRA HOTEL  OKANOGAN FALLS  This hotel is situated in one  of the most delightful sections of the Okanogan and  provides ample and pleasant  accommodation for the tourist, sportsman and farmer.  Information about the district cheerfully furnished.  Stage.line to Oroville, and  steamer on thc lake.  ARN0TT & HINE  Proprietors  ItOBT. BAIllD  1 Toronto.  Big, strong and with a heart that  warms you to his delightful personality, Robt. Balrd, tho Idol of tho  Toronto tennis enthusiasts', is a Champion o:' whom the Queen City fans  may well fool prdud. His honors have  boon deservedly won, and while he  ;has not a fow rivals, his tennis ability  and' strong forceful pay, aro factors I  that cannot be downed in wresting the  title from him.  Balrd has figured in dozens of tennis tournaments, but he has yet to  have a disastrous dofeat registered  against him. He lost to Capt. Foulkes,  of British Columbia, last yeaT, but  his playing is much Improved this  season, and there are not a few but  who look to him to pull down international laurels before the year is  out.-.:_.:  ��������� ' '*..'  Doctor: "So your mother-in-law  died'while''! was away. What finally  carried her off?"  John: "The hearse, sir."    "VtJte-.' -���������.,'  I know that I ��������� don't understand  women, but I did think-that Pog wog  held' me in chains, and yet even he  has left me. Why would he Insist  upon revising' the very streets that I  was longing to forget? Wh'Ui he  caught sight of her he rushed ' from  my side und danced around her as he  never danced to me. She stooped to  pat him, and unnoticed I hurried  away. I had hoped that he would  come back during the nigl't, tud so  waited, listening for that 'ri&.-vtiout  scratch of his on the door.  Never mind, there is still a r/ipo, 4  book, and the pictures in the firelight.  She carried htm in and placed him  in his chair.  "He wanted to come back," she  said, "only he wouldn't come' alo:io."  "Won't you stay too?" I beggec.  We call him Pog-wog the Peacemaker now.  The Odorless Cigaret.  Prof, Burton Gates of Amherst col-  leg is trying to devlop the stingless  bee. While he's at It, he should try  his hand at the odorless cigaret.  "Ah!" murmured the sweltering man,  As with-vigor he wriggled his fan  "Now, why can't I, say,  Go barefoot today,  As long as Pavlowa and Duncan?'  Do You Remember���������  Autograph albums?  Lightning Rod Agents?  Mary MacLane?  Swiss Bell Ringers?  GRAND CENTRAL   HOTEL   Opposite Postoffice, NELSON, B.C.  American aud European Plans.  H. H. PITTS, Prop.  CENTRAL HOTEL  PHOENIX.  One of the largest hotels in  the city.   Beautiful location,  _   fine rooms and tasty meals.  A. O. JOHNSON,  PROP.  COUNTY COURT OF YALE.  A SITTING of tlie County Couit-of Yule will  be lioldcn at the Court Houso, Greenwood,  on Tncstlny tlie  23rd   day  of  April, W12, at  eleven o'clock in tbe forenoon.  By order,  W. G. McMYNN,  Kegistrftr C. C. of Y.  Tho Interesting Lower Class. ..  "In England while good form restrains and levels the Universities and  the Army, the poor people are the  most motley and amusing creatures  In the wrold, full of Irumorous affectations and prejudices and twists  .of Irony. Frenchman tend to be alike,  because they aro all soldiers; Prus-  slons because they are all something  else, probably' policeman; even Americans are all something, though It Is  not easy to say what; It Is; It goes  with hawk-like eyes and an irrational  eagerness. Perhaps It .Is "savages. But  two English cabmen will be as grotesquely different as Mr. Weller and  Mr. Wegg."    i  Sister's Best Fellow���������I am going to  marry your sister, Charlie, but I know  I -am not good enough for her.'  Charlie���������That's what Sis says, but  ma's beea telling her she can't do any  better.  No, Gregory, Madcro's first name is  not Colorado and he's not a cigar-  maker.  To_TIca.se Your Wife:  Sit down to dinner and tell her  you're not hungry because you had a  big lunch/  "A man learns what true happiness is when ho gets married," says  a posslrulst, "and then it's too late."  Synopsis.of Coal Mining Regulations.,  ������"*OAL mining rights of tbe Dominion,  v-*" in Manitoba, Saskatchewan aud Alberta, the Yukon Territory, the Northwest Territories and in a portion of British  Columbia,.'may be leased for a term of  twenty-one years at an annual rental of  f, 1 an acre. Not more than 2,560 acres  will be leased to one applicant.  Application for a lease must be made'  by the applicant in person to the Agent  or Sub-Agent of the district in which the  rights applied for arc situated.  In surveyed territory the land must be  described by sections, or legal sub-divisions of sections, and in. unsurveyed  territory the tract applied for shall be  staked oul by the applicant himself.  Each application must be accompanied  by a fee of $5 which will be refunded if  the rights applied for are not available,  but not otherwise. A royalty shall be  paid on the merchantable output of the  mine at thc rate of five cents per ton.  :  Thc person operating the mine shall  furnish the Agent with, sworn returns  accounting for the full quantity of merchantable coal ruined and pay the royalty  thereon: . If the coal .'.'mining .rights' are  not being operated, such rcturns'should  be furnished at least once a year.  The lease will include the coal mining  -rights only,'but thc lessee may be permitted to purchase whatever available  surface rights.may be considered'necessary for the, working of the mine nt the  rate of ������10.00 an acre.  For full information application should  be. made to the Secretary, of the Department of-the Interior, Ottawa, or to any  Agent or Sub-Agent of Dominion Lands.  W. W. CORY,  Deputy Minister of the Interior.  N.B.���������Unauthorized publication of this  advertisement willjuot be paid for.  QUEEN'S   HOTEL,.  PHOENIX      B.   C.  The Newest and Largef-i Hotel in  the City. Everything neat, clean  and comfortable. Steam heat and  electric light. Meals and drinks at  all hours.  R. V. CHISHOLM, Pkoprietok.  DANNY DEANE, Manager.  THE RUSSELL HOTEL  Is pleasantly situated in the heart  of Grand Forks, and is convenient  to all the leading financial and  commercial institutinns of the city.  Travelers will find it a comfortable  place to sojonrn when in the city.  FRED RUSSELL  BULL CREEK HOTEL  One ot the oldest stopping places on the West  Fork. Good accommodation and plenty to eat.  Fish and game dinners  in season. Rooms reserved by telegraph.  GORMAN WEST  Prop.  WATER NOTICE  I, J. C. Cruse of Boundary Falls, B. C,  rancher, give notice that on the 15th day  of April, 1912, I intend to apply to the  Water Commissioner, at.bis' office, Fair-  view, 15. C, nt 1 r o'clock, a. m., for a  licence to take and use one cubic foot of  wnter per second from the Ruby Spring,  about one half mile cast of Boundary  Falls, H. C, thc. water to be used on the  Smelter addition to Boundary Falls  townsite and laud adjoining ior irrigating  purposes.  J. C. CRUSE  F. Jones', Fnirview Ii,- C, Agent for  Applicant.  ON PARLE FRANCAIS  NATIONAL HOTEL  GREENWOOD, B. C.  ��������� ���������.The.-Really Best House  id the Boundary.  Recently Remodelled and  .Strictly Up-to-Date.  Restaurant in connection  ROY & BO YER  PROPS.  THE ROYAL HOTEL  Stanley Street, Nelson, B. C.  Pleasant location. Best  FamilyTlotel in the City.  American and European  Plan. Good Homo for  Steady Boarders. Rates:  $1.00 to,81.50 per day.  J. S. BARRATT  Proprietor  .V/���������S'fifc  - "*-/>'i;r  . -"<',*-i ������������������ >j  . B.  Vt\ I  .*���������''���������'<-.-  " f '  .' 1. i->'  ���������-I \:  *-������(  QUICKLY   STOPS  COUQHO,   CURES   COIP1,  MEALS THIS THROAT AND LUNCSB. ?t CtNItf THE   LEDGE,   GREENWOOD,   BRITISH   COLUMBIA.  OCHX>CK>O<>CK>CK*>CK>0<K>OC>0-0O<>0-CK3  l    BOUNDARY MINES    f  OCK>OOOOCH>CK*H>CM>CK>OOrCH>CK>000 O  Last week the Rawhide shipped  5,85-1 tons of ore.  Last week the Granby smelter  treated 24,140 tons of ore.  Last    week   the   Mother   Lode  mine shipped 7,S05 tons of oro.  Last    week    the    Greenwood  smelter treated 12,120 tons of. oro.  Last   week tho   Jackpot   mine  shipped 37S tons of ore.  Last week the Granby mine  shipped 24,502 tons of ore.  An option has been given on tho  Sally mine near Beaverdell, and  work will be resumed in May.  By fall 100 miners will be working in the Carmi and Eoaverdell  r-amjis.  John Moran intend.*' to open up  the Big Copper in May, and ship  ;ts production to tho Granby  smelter.  Ten men are working at the  Fife mine, and  the  production  is  Hudson's Bay ollicial, while exploring for land between Victoria  and Nanaimo. In 1S51 gold was  discovered at Gold Harbor on  Moresby Island of the Queen  Cbarlojite group, and from one  small seam  it is   variously   esti-  son Bay Mountain  district.���������Omineca Herald.  J. L. Warner shipped the first  ore sent out of the Rossland camp.  It was taken out of the Josio and  was smelted in Tacoma. The  freight   and   treatment   upon the  mated that from 825,000 to ������75,- twelve ton shipment was $28 a ton  MANUFACTURING JEWELER  The Only Up-to-Date Optical  T\T^1 ������^-������   "D (T*'  Department in tlie Interior.  Ii clSOIlj O.l>.  000 were taken  On the mainland gold was found  in tho Similkameen country as  early as 1S52, while in 1S54 Colville Indians were known to have  had nuggets in their possession.  Chief Trader McLean procured  gold from Indians near Kamloops  in 1S52.  25 tons a day.  John Graham will do some work  this summer on the Mohawk group,  near Fife.  'O OO 000<>00<KKK>0<H>00-000-0 O O O O  I   B. C. MINING NEWS  "OO O O OOO OOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOO oo  The  first  notable  event  in the  history  of  mining in British Columbia  appears  to  have  been the  discovery about the year 1S25  by  David Douglas, a celebrated  botanist   who   was  investigating the  ilora of the country,  of a large  outcrop of galena   oro   near   the  eastern  shore   of   Kootenay  lake  at what is now the Blue Bell mine.  Coal   was   first   discovered   in  British Columbia at Fort Rupert,  Vancouver ��������� Island,   in   1S35.    In  1840 the Hudson Bay Co. brought  out a few coal miners from  Scotland and  proceeded to  test   and  open   up   some   of   the   deposits.  Meanwhile in  1S49 tho existence  In the Similkameen. George Al-  dous has charge of tho work for  the B. C. Copper Co. at the Ada B.  and Silver Dollar claims on Copper  mountain. Eight mon aro employed sinking a shaft.  ��������� Jack Leckie will make diamond  drill tests for coal and oro on the  United Empire claims near Princeton.  Last month the gross value of  the metals produced at the Trail  smelter was $-127,000. A little more  than half of tho value was in gold.  The tonnage of ore smelted was  23.802 tons.  The Trail Smelter Co. has bought  , In East Kootenay mining is  again being done on Perry creek.  It is likely that a stamp mill will  be.built by American capital this  summer. ,  In the Siocan some work will be  done on tho Silver Band group this  summer.  It is about time work was resumed on the Mountain Chief, near  New Denver. This mine shipped  8149,000 worth of oro in tho early  days on sleighs to Kaslo.  FLASHES FROM FIFE  Elmer Ness has finished tho hull  of his launch and will install the  engine on its arrival from tho east.  Mike Moada has finished his  contract of 5,000 ties for tho  C.P.R.  Chas. Alselmo has a contract to  furnish 2,000 cords of wood for tho  Trail smelter.  For the Choicest Double Lots  at RIGHT PRICES in Calgary  Also Best Real Estate Buys in Coast Towns, see L. L. Matthews.  ALBERNI   PROPERTY A  SURE  MONEY  MAKER  Easy Terms. .    Close in Lots. ���������  L.    L.     MATTHEWS  Present Office:���������WALTER   G.   KENNEDY'S   CLUB   CIGAR   STORE  Oie Johnson   is building a small  the Virginia  mine, adjoining the saw mill  to supply   the loeal de-  nf coal  at Nanaimo had been as- tain last fall.    The parties inter  Centre Star, in tho Rossland camp  for 83,500.  Last year Ontario produced more  than lo times as much silver as  B. C. Tho total value of the silver  produced in all Canada last.year  was Si7,452.12s.  Everything points to a big season in the Omineca with lots of  big financial men getting interested. The French syndicate which  took over the- Kildare propetty  last year are preparing to put  ������25,0000 into the development  alone and their men will also go  in short] j'.  It is reported on good authority  that Frank Martin has made a  deal for the free silver property  discoverdd on Hudson Bay Moun-  mand for lumber.  R. T.   Beamish  will build a  six  room cottage on his ranch  on  tho  west side of the lake this spring.  certain ed   by  J.  W.  McKay, and  the  following year   most   of   the  miners were transferred  from the  northern end of the island to "that  place.   Work was begun in earnest  at Nanaimo in  1S52,   and before  the close of  1S53,  2,000 tons of  coal had been shipped,   nearly all  of it going to San Francisco.     The  price of tho coal at Nanaimo was  811  and at   San   Francisco   $2S.  Tho Hudson's Bay Co.  continued  to work  the mines  thus   opened  until 1SG1, when they were sold to  the Vancouver Coal Mining and  Land Co.    Coal was discovered in  one of the Queen Charlotte Islands  in 1S59 by Major William Downie.  The earliest discovery of gold,  though but a small quantity, was  made in JS50 by J. W. McKay, a  ested   are ������* Messrs    Joseph    and  Arthur     Trethewy,      millionaire  miners from  Cobalt,   and owners  of a 30,000 ranch in the Chilcotin  country    from    which    point    P.  Bu rns & Co. secure their beef for  the Hazelton district.     These men  first saw   the   rich   Hudson  Bay  Mountain  ore in   J.   A.   Riley's  window in Vancouver and they at  once became interested in  it and  had severul experts   examine   it.  Then they met Martin and  after  talking with him  discovered that  that they knew  him of old and  this led   up to the deal.    Messrs  Trethewy   are   coming   tip   here  shortly to look over the property  and if it impresses them favorably  they will complete the deal.     This  may mean a great deal to the Hud-  About 8400 worth of furs have  been taken around the lake this  season.  Chas. Sandner is improving his  shingle mill aud expects to run to  full capacit3*' this season.  Major Stewart will make a  speciality of raising tomatoes this  season having secured the services  of Ralph Young, an English  garden expert.   -  The lake is still covered with  ice an un usual thing this time of  the year.  John Spaulding formerly of  English Cove is expected, back  soon. He will probably rebuild  his hotel at tho point.  '  The drifting ice on the lake has  caused several boat houses to leave  their moorings.  Mr. and Mrs. George Hull with  their daughter were the first of the  Bungalow owners to put in an  appearance this season.  The Bridge over Christina creek,  at the foot of tho lake will be raised  to allow boats to run under.  mouth promises to be one of the  biggest events in the history of the  Columbia river   town.    Capt.   F.  M. McDermott, of Kettle Falls has  signified his intention to be in attendance and together with a band  of   adventurers    will    brave   the  dangers of  Priest Rapids.    It   is  seldom that an attempt is made to  come  thru  these* rapids,   but the  taip  was  made by Capt.   W.   P.  Gray, ex-Mayor of Pasco, twenty  years ago.  Tho primary object of the convention is to have tho Columbia  river opened by the time the Panama canal is completed.    At present  the government   allows   $000,000  yearly for the work, whereas if the  government will allow $1,000,000  a year the Celilo locks and  canal  will be completed at the same time  that the Panama   canal  is completed and   the cities and  towns  along the Columbia river will have  water transportation    from   their  ports to the Atlantic coast.  QUICKLY  STOPS  COUQH8,   CURES   COLDS.  HCALS THE THROAT AND LUNGS. 25 CENTS  Few Days fleeted Cold  ���������h Life Tiu:e of Regret  The fault may be yours if your  child's cold ends with a fatal  illness.  Your duty is plain. Use the  most effective remedy at the first  sign of danger.  Mathieu's Syrup of Tar and  Cod Liver Oil is known to be  absolutely safe and sure. * It  drives the cold away ancl begins  a tissue making and body building  work that makes other attacks  ' less probable.  _ Large bottle 35c.  Por suit; liy all dealers.  Mallik-u's Nervine I'.iwilersshould be taken  when fi-wr nrul pain accompany the cold  J. I.. Mailucu Co., Props., Slicrbiooke, Que.(G)  _ Distributors Tor Western Canada'  Foley Bros,, Larson & Comoany, Inc.  Winnipeg, Edmonton, Vancouver, Saskatoon.  Residence Lots in North Kamloops  from $210.00 to $300.00  Next to Site of C. N. R. Depot.   $35.00 Cash and  $15.00 a month for balance, without interest.  We have several good properties that will turn ��������� you  over quick profit. This'is no wilderness but a built up  close in suburb of Kamloops. This property 'is*-fully  guaranteed to be an absolutely good buy and a mouey  maker, and is selling fast to residents of Kamloops. 'Information, maps and photographs furnished free. Kam-  loops lots that sold'three years ago for $100.00 are now  bringing, up to $2,000.00.    You have a little money, you ':  , do not want to risk it, but you would like to make a sure  profit with it. Remember Kamloops is not a boom town,  but is rapidly growing to her.position as,the largest city  in the interior of British Columbia.    You can make a lot'  , of money this summer if you take advantage of the prosperous condition of British Columbia: The longer you  wait the more you will have to pay for property that is  really worth while. Sit down now and write to us. . Make  your money work.    What is a salary anyhow?" - ���������  Perry,   Hog   &   Bunbury  P.O.BOX 121, KAMLOOPS, B. C.  REAL ESTATE     INSURANCE      COMMISSIONS  PARCELS POST  Made from grape 6ream of Tar*  tar; aissoiuteiy free from alum*  For   sixty years   American   housewives have found Dr. Price's Cream  Baking Powder a guarantee of light,  pure and wholesome food.  The Colville Examiner has the  following to say about parcels post,  which contains much food for  thought:  The farmers and grangers of the*  county are agitating a parcels post,  or postal express.    The newspapers  of   the   country   are   filled  with  articles for and  against,   and tho  merchants   and   the farmers   aro  arguing as to its  benefits or its  harm.     Meanwhile    the   express  companies aro smiling, keeping up  the agitation on  its  present lines,  and reaping great profits from tho  express business.    The   same old  story-keep   tho    people   talking  upon some unreasonable plan.  If the grangers would demand a  ���������'government postal oxpress, with  service charges bases upon an  actual or legitimate operative cost,"  the merchants would unite with  them, and the express companies  worry. No ono objects to a lower  express rate or a lower passenger  rate, providing the reduction is  uniform, or equitable, or based on  cost.  When you find other plans being proposed, look to their source.  The oxpress companies have some  smart men in their pay.  HOPE'S POOR ROADS  A correspondent writing to the  Vancouver Sun from Hope says  that tho ��������� patronage system - of  government may be carried too far.  Ho states that in ten years time  thousands of dollars have been expended upon roads, and today, it  is impossible to find one mile of  decent road in the district.  As for the town itself, after rain,  the streets are just a chain of water  holes. It was felt that if this was  the best the road foreman could do  in over ten years' effort, it was  time the Citizens Executive (a non-  political body) took steps in the  matter,  Representations   were made to  the government extending over a  considerable time, but up to .date  nothing has been done.    The road  foreman, having control of the only  newspaper in the town, having become a large property owner;  and  carrying on business in many other  lines, is alleged to have used every  effort,    both as  the dispenser of  government patronage and in other  wave to keep his hold on the position.  When the meeting was called to  order it was found that the district  had  been   gone  through   with   a  j-niall tooth comb for new mem hers.  Tho constitution of the  provincial  association was discarded, foreigners of all nationalities wero rushed  in and given  membership tickets,  and   the whole proceedings  wero  carried out with a reckless disregard for tho beat interests of tho  conservative   association.     Whon  the nominations were made it  was  found that tho road foreman had  selected tho editor of his paper for  president, himself aa vice-president.  The rest of the committee were  made up of road  employees   and  those who want a government job;  also.some  of his   tenants.    The|  whole wore voted en-bloc.  up to-British Columbia in 1S5S," to  prospect.    Our rqute was via the  Okanagan Lakes  where   wo   had  considerable fighting with the Indians and I have the bullet marks  on   my   body   yet.    We   reached  Kamloops, at that tilme merely a  Hudson's Bay post, and then went  into the Cariboo country as far as  Barkerville  where I   worked   for  some years.    After the gold excitement had played out I took a  ranch at Empire Valley and have  just sold out.    I -intend to go back  to Cariboo to prospect a claim I  located thirty years ago."   -Thus  spoke Mi\ Calvin Boyle,  who has  been in town for the last few days  on a shorfe vacation.     We wish we  had the time and the space to give  more fully the interesting history  of this hearty pioneer of the Cariboo,  who,  at the age of 87  will  again,go back to the old haunts to  try once more his luck in the absorbing  work   of   wresting   from  mother earth   her   great   secrets.  Such are the men of the Cariboo,  tough as nails, capable men and  the   finest  of   citizens.���������Ashcroft  Journal.  ARG������  TUNNEL  Day and night shifts are constantly at work on the long-  tunnel, that is being driven  by the Argo company, and it  is expected that a large body  of gold and copper ore will  soon be struck. The.property adjoins the city, and-  tourists and others are always welcome at the workings.  OLA LOFSTAD, President.  FENIAN .RAID VETERANS  There will, perhaps, bo no serious  objections advanced in any quarter  to the proposed grant of a hundred  dollars to each of the veterans of  the Fenian  raid -'including those  who saw active service and those  who were on the home guard,"  though perhaps tht.re is no  where  to bo found a precedent for according to those who remained quietly  at homo an equal share in tho honors bestowed on those who actually  participated   in   tho   fray.     That  this recognition  of  "loyalty and  bravery" is somewhat bolated, will  probably strike the popular mind.  It is forty-six years since the incident which is thus to bo commemorated took place, and governments  have risen and fallen ever pinco  confederation without considering  it necessary to record their admiration'in any substantial form of tho  heroism of the Ridgeway defenders.  ���������Vancouver Sun.  pmmwmmmm!mnm?mmnmmmm!!mmmmmra>  I Plumbing and Tinsmithin^ I  y*~ *?^"���������^���������^^^���������^^^��������������������������� -**���������  *^ ^^,____,___,_______.^^________________ -������������___  _*___���������__* ���������' ��������� ^3  H       Our complete stock of Plumbing arid Tinsmith/ g  S������   ing material has at*rived and we are now in a position ~s  g   to do all kinds of job work at greatly reduced prices 3  j~   in any part of the city or district. ~f  1 T2NE    McArthur & Clerf 1  OPEN RIVER CONVENTION  The open river convention to bo  hold in   Pasco the 15 th  of this (campaign as a volunteered came  AN OLD TIMER  "I was bom in Lawrence County,  Kentucky, on April 1st, 1824, wont  to California in the fortiog, fought  tho Indians in.the Rogue River  Subscribers are reminded that  The Ledge is $2 a year when  paid in advance. When not go  paid it is $2.50 a year.  WE like "lookers" as well as  *r     "buyers".  The man who comes merely to see  the new spring styles, is pretty  sure to come again when he is  ready to buy.  "Seeing is believing", in this  Fit-Reform Wardrobe.  We have the styles���������we have the  patterns���������we have the values.  And remember���������YOU are always  welcome to examine ��������� try on -���������  compare���������any garment that strikes  your fancy, without being urged  to buy.  STOPS COUGHS  HEALS THELUNGS  PRICE. 25 CANTS  W. ELSON,  od, B. C.  Greenvvooc  mmmmmmmwwmmmMmamm  t

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