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 ''' ������  ;1  ���������-'i,../l.iT'i-..������*l  A>*  THE OLDEST  MINING  CAMP NEWSPAPER  IN  BRITISH  COLUMBIA  ,H.s5!*:K=ii������~j^__/  \.t$mm *���������  ^���������"K"*****;  Vol.   XIX.  GREENWOOD, B..C, THURSDAY, APRIL 17, 1913  List Your Property  For Sale or Rental  WITH  GOODEVE   &   MACDONALD  Mining Brokers, Real Estate & Insurance Agents  f       OPPOSITE WINDSOR HOTEL, GREENWOOD. ,  Nairn's Regular 75c  Linoleum at 60c  per yard  ���������No. 40  Around Home  We have a Fine Assortment  Come early and Pick out  your pattern  L. WHITE  Stove and Furniture Man  Phone 16   Greenwood, B. C.  Something Dainty  for Tea ?  All Right-Phone L126  William C. Arthurs  THE  BREAD &  CAKE  BAKER  Vienna Bakery. Greenwood  Greenwood's   Big  Furniture  Store  :dison Phonographs  ���������IW-   HMHII lllllllllllllllllttWmilllMIMIMlWM'fHHW,Hl^llll^llliaWIHlWi  We handle the Latest and Best Types  AH Machines, Attachments and Records at  the Edisoni Company's Set. Prices, and  > .,,   . ���������   No Express Charges  for you to pay  T. M. GULLEY & Co.  Opposite Postoffice. ' GREENWOOD, B. C. Phone 27  ATTRACTIVE JEWELRY  has seldom been gathered in such  an extensive display as the one we  are now showing. We know you  will become interested. Not only in  THE ODD DESIGNS  but with the prices that we have  placed upon the articles.  If you want to see the prettiest  Chains, Lockets, Brooches, Pins  and Stone Set Jewelry ever shown  in this town, come now.  WALTER   G.  GREENWOOD,  B. C.  ^ A. LOGAN & Co.  KENNEDY I GREENWOOD.     -     B. C.  WHOLESALE   AND   RETAIL  ft  c  A Full Stock of First Class Pipes.        Pipe Repairs  a Specialty.  LIST  KOOBrS   TO  In the Swayne House, Silver  Street. Clean, private and comfortable rooms in a quiet locality  at reasonable rates. Hot ancl cold  baths free to guests.  THE CANADIAN' BANK  OF COMMERCE  WANTS. Etc  For Sale. ��������� Light, medium  and heavy wagons. Kinney's  blacksmith shop and wagon factory, Greenwood.  SIR EDMUND WALKER, C.V.O., LL.D., D.C.L.,'President  ALEXANDER LAIRD  General "Manaj.cr  JOHN AIRD  Assistant General Manager  CAPITAL, $15,000,000 REST, $12,500,000  FARMERS' BUSINESS  The Canadian Bank of Commerce extends to Farmers every  facility for the transaction of thieir banking business, including  the discount and collection of >sales notes. Blank sales notes  are supplied free, of charge ion amplication. as  SAVINGS BANK DEPARTMENT  A. H; MARCON   -   Manager of Greenwood and Hock Creek Branches  E. E. W. Mills of Grand Forks,  B. C, has mated up three pens  of White "Wyandottes. Each pen  headed by prize winning" cock  birds. One pen of S. C. Rhode  Island Reds and one pen of Buff  Orpingtons. Settings from any  one of these pens at $2 and I  will replace any eggs that are  not fertile on their return.  "For Sali*.���������Horse .1,000 lbs.,  also buggy and harness. Cheap,  Address E. M. J. Midway, B. C  Lumhrr For Salk,���������Apply to  Mark Christenspn, Boundary  Falls.  Bank of Montreal    ESTABLISHED 1817  Capital, all paid up, $16,000,000    Rest, $16,000,000.  UNOIMIOeO   PROFITS,   *B0S,BI4,94  lion. President: Lord Strathcona and Mount Roval, G. C. M.G.  President: R. E. Angus,' Esq.  Vice-President and General Manager: H. V. Meredith, Esq.  AH tho Principal*  Grant Commercial and  Branches inLondon,Eng;{c^  Buy and Sell Sterling Exchange and Cable Transfers.    ������.������..>. ^....  Travellers' Credits, available iu any part of the world.  SAVINGS BANK DEPARTMENT  Iiitontxt AUowotl ut  Current Katon.  Greenwood Branch  - C. B. Winter, Mgr.  Fok Sat.k.���������One Cypher incubator, size 120 eggs $15. One  Shoemaker incubator, size 60  eggs $10, both machines run one  season. Eggs from pure bred  Single Comb Brown Leghorns,  $2 per 15, unfertile eggs replaced  if returned, Agent for Bouble  action insect paint, G. Wright,  Box 83, Greenwood, B. C.  Ontario hydro-electric power  transmission lino, 293 miles, is tho  longest in the world.  Montreal harbor has tho largest  grain convoying system in the  world.  Mrs. Shaffer is visiting friends  in Creston.  Archie Aberdeen is spending a  few days in town.  J. - L.   White   returned    from  Regina this week.  Phoenix has formed an Agricultural Association.  A.Mueller has, opened   a real  estate office in Bridesville.  Soapy Smith died in Phoenix  on Sunday from pneumonia.  Carl Staccy is in the hospital  with an attack of typhoid iever.  J. Machel has returned lo  Eholt from his ranch near West-  bridge.  Your old pipe may be made like  new at a small cost,. send it to  W.G. Kennedy.  C. S. Baker has returned to  Carmi after spending a pleasant  outing in Victoria.  Dr. McArtbur of Toronto has  arrived to assist Dr. MacLean. in  the medical profession.  P. H. McCurrach has been  gazzetted government clerk for  the Greenwood district.  W. A. Keith has returned to  Beaverdell after spending several  months at Halcyon Plot Springs.  Everything in seed grain at  Brown's, Ferry, Wash. Reclean-  ed wheat, oats, barley and spring  rye.  A shipment of fresh strawberries will be in on Friday  night. Orders taken at Matthews.  Colin Campbell of Grand  Forks, who is suffering with  dropsy has gone to Halcyon for a  few weeks  Midway intends to celebrate on  Victoria day, May 24. Book  this .date - and come aud have a  good time.  Frank Chitty, a printer from  Molson is in the hospital, suffering from a nervous breakdown  caused by overwork,  A meeting of the Greenwood  Riding Liberal Association, will  be held in the Star' Theatre on  Thursday, April 24 at 8 p. m.  Service in the Presbyterian  church next Sunday, April 20th,  at 7:30 p. m., Sunday School and  Bible Class 2:30 p. m. Rev. J,  R, Munro Pastor.  In addition to his many other  positions, W. R. Dewduey, government agent, has been appointed district registraar of births,  marriages and deaths.  The Greenwood Amateur  Dramatic Association will produce the comedy, "All A Mistake," in the Auditorium on  Tuesday evening, April 29.  The water was rotten in Greenwood last week, but the whiskey  was about the same. Water  from Providence creek was turned on this week, and the complaints have ceased.  Mrs. C. JE. Shaw will be at  home 3 p. m. Thursday, April 17  along with Mrs. W. C. H. Wilson  who would like to make this an  opportunityof saying "Good-bye"  to her many Greenwood friends.  Prof. Billy McBride has made  a success out ot his sanitarium,  aud is looking for more patients.  He treats his patients principally  with beans, bacon, kindness, fried  eggs and Boundary Creek water.  Charles A. Banks, manager of  the Jewel mine will return from  England next week. Soon as  the new machinery cau be put iu  the mill the Jewel will resume  operations with a large force of  men,  The directors of the Greenwood Agricultural Association  met last Friday evening, and discussed the prize list for the next  fair. The prize list will be issued  in June, and the fair will be held  upon October 7 and 8,  Over in Nelson the sheriff has  not yet put D. J. Robertson out  of business, and he is still smil-1  ing.    The sheriff may get him in  will keep on selling furniture and  lecturing on the evils of graft.  For selling liquor without a  license in the vicinity of Carmi,  W. J. McCelvey, Asbery Dale,  and Steve Smolitch appeared  yesterday before J. P.'s, Wood,  Rendell and McCutcheoc. They  were found guilty and let go  upon suspended sentence.  There is work for the Purity  League in this city. A young  woman was nearly murdered in a  Gold street bagnio last week.  She will soon be out of the hospital. What members of the  League will take her to their  homes, and give her a 'chance to  keep away from the broad road  that is strewn with ruin, misery,  ill-heatlh, and broken hearts?  Western Float  CITY COUNCIL  The Council   met "on   Monday  evening.  G. Clerf offered to repair roof  and glaze windows on the premises  occupied by him for S78, ancl  would guarantee to remain in the  building for six months, ancl keep  the roof in repair during his tenancy, the rental to be SI 0 a month,  and rent now dne to be applied  on the repairs. His offer was accepted.  The Mayor reported that Hector  Bareille had beon sent to the Old  Man's Home at Kamloops under  tho care of J. Poggi.  ��������� A letter was received from . L  L. Matthews asking if the running  gear of the hook and ladder wagon  was for sale. A committee was  appointed to deal with the matter.  A letter from C. H. Gallo re  sweeping chimneys was' laid over.  The chief of police was given instruction to enforce the Pound by:  law in respect to horses and  chickens.  The clerk was instructed to  write S. Oliver notifying him to  make arrangements with the Council to lease lots 1, 2, 7, S ancl 9,  block G, map 64.  The following accounts were  .order to be paid: Fire Dept. two  alarms, S2S; A. A. Frechette, 25  cents; The Ledge $27; C. Kinney,  $2.50; Adams & Brown, $24.60;  B. C. Copper Co., $1.75; Electric  Lights,S123.25.  The Health Imspector was instructed to have all backyards  cleaned by April 30, and if this is  not completed with the work will  be done by the city at the tenants  or owners expense.  The court of revision will be  held on May'2S, and the members  of the court will be Messrs. Mc-  Laine, MacLean, MoKee, McCreath and Wood.  OBITUARY  Mrs.   Lulu   Davinport   Rambo,  wife of our esteemed citizen, W. H.  Rambo, died in the hospital April  16,  after an illness of one month  from anaemia.   The deceased lady  was twenty-seven  years old, and  was born in Greenville, Tennessee,  whoro her   widowed  mother and  other members of tho family reside.  She was married ou New Year's  Day, 1910, and lived iu Beaverdell  since that time.   Mrs. Rambo was  a member of tho Methodist church.  She leaves a sorrowing husband,  and   a   baby    daughter,   sixteen  months old.  Euderby is to have Drill Hall.  Mara is to have a station agent.  Fort Fraser now has a weekly  stage.  Pin pool has been introduced in  Kaslo.  This fall thero will be' a two day  | fair in Chesaw.  Two    more   automobiles   have  arrived at Chesaw.  The sawmill  at Larkin is running day and night.  A new theatre is to be built in  Athabasca Landing.  Jack  Huggard  is starting a hog  ranch at Armstrong.  J.  L.   Manly has   moved from  Chesaw to Grand Forks*.  Rev.   J.   A.    Petrie has moved  from Merritt to the coast.  W. Almand of Calgary is opening a barber shop in Kaslo.  _ Rev.   Father Jeannott is _in the  Sisters hospital in Vancouver  The sawmill near Rosebery will  resume operations next month. .   .  There are G07 names on the new  voters list in the Kaslo district.  _ Fernie   will   soon  have   street  signs and the houses numbered.  Sixty more boxes have been  added to the Enderby postoffice.  Last year $91,000 was expended  for new buildings in Mission Cityi  The steamer Port Simpson will  run on the Stikine. river this summer.  Mr. Bailey of New Hazelton has  opened a rooming house at Decker  Lake.  A brick plant for Kaslo has recently been shipped from Parkhill,  Ontario.  John Dunsmuir has loaned the  city of Victoria, $150,000 at six  per cent.  In the Lardo the gold dredge at  Goldhill, is being got ready for  operation.  Street lights are wanted in  Mission City, and new sidewalks  in Quensel.  Last week James McCaulay was  killed in a Merritt coal mine by a  fall of coal.-   --   >-    ���������',..���������._.  ..���������; .-  In the Peace -River country  game is not too plentiful, but fish  are abundant.  There are one hundred million  acres of arable land in the vicinity  of Peace river.  After spending eight months in  Nova Scotia, Jack Haley has returned to Trail.  A thousand blooded horses will  be shown at the Vancouver horse  show next week.  The C. P. R. has bought thirty-  five acres of land adjoining Golden  for $500 an acre.  E. E, Orchard will open a restaurant ancl rooming house in the  new town of Smithers.  The Iron Mask mine at Kamloops has been sold to an American  company for $300,000.  Harry Ward, formerly of Nelson  has made a great success as a  poultry raiser at Merritt.  Last week for the first time since  1896, a Kaslo hotel could not furnish all its guests with rooms.  In nineteen years the Rossland  camp has produced more than  S55,000,000 worth of minerals.  R. Pritchard died in Van Winkle  a few days ago. He had lived in  the Cariboo district since 1S62.  and a native of Norway.  Joe Gerielle-was killed at Cascade last, week by a log rolling over  him. He was...one of the best  known lumberman in B, C.  H. Calvert has opened a jewel-  ery store in Kaslo. He kept a  similar shop in' Shropshire, England for twenty-four years.  Several titled society women of  London are coming to Edmonton  this year,   to start a farm for the '  purpose of raising black foxes.  Murdo Macdonald has bought  the Matsqui hotel in Mission City  from Charles De Witt. Macdonald  was at one ,time a policeman in  Vancouver.  Miss Sarah Hamilton while en  route to her home in Winnipeg  from Summerland, died last week  on the steamer Okanagan from  tubercolosis.  The Trail smelter now has three  copper furnaces in operation, and  another one is being built that  will reduce 450 tons of Rossland  ore in a day.   -  Tom Abriel told the Slocan  Record that last year no less than  six fruit ranchers from B. C. had  settled in the Annapolis valley of  Nova Scotia.  Frank. McClure died in Chase  from an abscess on the brain. He  had been in the lumber business  for thirty years,, and was a native  of Minnesota.  The Gerrard   correspondent   of'  the  Kaslo Kootenaian   says that  the Handy mine,   near Gerrard,  was recently examined by an expert for the the B C. Copper Co '  The B. C. Copper Co. is applying for a water right on Eight  Mile creek in the Slocan, and will  put in a compressor. The company is working the L. H. property  under bond.  On his ranch up the Skeena river,  Al Gray will plant a large number  of fruit trees this year. He met  with^ a heavy loss last fall by the  burning of his house. Years ago  he had one of the first ranches on  Kootenay lake. ,  A salt bed has been discovered  forty-five miles from Prince Rupert. The salt is of the best quality, and lies from fifty to 250 feet  below the surface. At present  most of the salt used in B. O.  comes from California.  An'   old:timer   writing   in the  Lillooet Prospector says that thirty  years ago George Tinker ran the  Pioneer hotel in that town.   When  a stranger would stop to enquire  the way  to Cayoosh creek George  would   invariably   say:     "Don't  know the road,   but I will'shake  you the dice."   Over in Nelson in  early days Jim Dawson kept hotel,  bnt be had a habit of asking you  to take a drink about every five  minutes, especially if you did not  drink.  Send for a catalogue of headstones and monuments, made by  the Kootenay Monumental Works,  Nelson, B. C.  RED LIGHT TRAGEDY  Canada will have the longest  bridge span in tho world at Quebec.  Canada has one of tho largest  single canal locks in tho world at  Sault Sto. Marie,  Canada consumes   more   paper  per head of population than any  time, but iu thc meantime Dave n*1'101' country in the world.  The Fernie Free Press says that  it has looked in vain for the picture  of Dr. Arthur in the Nelson News.  Twelve carloads of poles and  piles have been shipped from near  Nakusp, to the flooded districts of  Ohio.  F. J. Doane died in Vancouver  last week, aged forty-five years.  At one time he owned the Nelson  News.  On the Indian reservation at  Fort George the clearing will soon  begin for the townsite of Prince  George.  Sam Kee will build a steel building in Vancouver, four storeys  high, six feet wide, and 120 feet  in length.  Dan Cronin has been running an  hotel in Dawson for several years.  At one timo he was a prospector in  the Slocan.  This session there were 1,221  bills introduced to tho Washington  Legislature at Olympia, and only  165 passed.  Billy McAdams, formerly of  Sandon is running a paper in  Edmonton. He has a wife and  two children.  Tho Canadian Explosives Co.  will build a powder factory on  James Island. Tho payroll will  bo $25,000 a mouth.  Louis Loth died in Merritt last  wook from drinking too much  whinkoy.    Ho waH thirty years old,  At midnight a week ago there  was a tragedy on Gold street in a  house kept by Mary Young.    An  inmate named Eleanor Palmer was  letting a patron out of the door  when he turned, and stabbed her  with a knife in the abdomen.   The  wound was a terrible one, and at  first it was thought the  woman  would die.   She was taken to the  hospital, and will recover if blood  poisoning does not set in.   In a  few minutes after the tragedy Grey  Pond, chief of police, scoured the  city in search of the miscreaut who  had made such a murderous attack  upon a defenceless   woman.    He  despatched   special   policemen   to  Midway and  Phoenix,  and made  every possible effort to apprehend  the offender.    Following  a  clue  that    he    obtained   about  three  o'clock in  the morning, Pond, in  company with provincial constable,  H.  O.  Williams,  rode to a cabin  near    the  Morrison    mines   aud  arrested an Austrian by the namo  of   Steve   Buttrick.     Steve  was  making coffee and sitting by tho  stove with his head in his hands  when the officers surprised him.  He complained of being sick hut  surrendered without making any  trouble.    When  taken before tho  wounded   woman    she   identified  Steve as her assailant.    He wan  given a hearing on Tuesday upon a  charge of attempt to murder, and  the case was adjourned until next  Monday.  ": ii.'iv  ; '������������������'<:" THE   LEDGE,   GREENWOOD,   BRITISH.  COLUMBIA'  ���������     THE  LEDGE  Is located at Greenwood, B. C, and can be traced to many parts 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 the 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 lo all parts of Canada, Mexico, Great Britain and  the county of Bruce. To the United States it is $2.50 a year, always  in'"advance.  R.   T.   LOWERY  EDITOR    AND    FINANCIER.  for the construction of ocean liners  GREENWOOD, APRIL 17, 1913.  A blue mark hero indicates that your Subscription has  liocoino deceased, and that tho editor would once more  liko. to commune with your collateral.  one-half as big again as the Olym-,  pic.. The mayor of Southampton  recently proposed that the Harbor  Board of tbe port should vote a  sum  of  $500,000  to  be spent on  further .widening   and   deepening  the   navigable   channel.    Ho' declared that within  the next three  yoai-s   there will  bo vessels fifty  per cent, larger than the Olympic  crossing   the   Atlantic,   with   the  port of Southampton as tlieir base.  Tho  keels of theso ships have not  yet  been hud down, but preparations  are  being  made at Queen's  Island, the Uarland & Wolff headquarters,   for thorn.    On  May 2S  next the Hamburg-American liner  Imperator, of 50,000 tons, will begin hor maiden voyage; tho Cunard  liner. Aquitauia  will he launched  at Belfast with tho construction of  tho   White   Star liner   Britannic,  which   will   bo   tho   largest  linei  afloat.  Lk.wi* all egotists alono.  are erazv.  Thoy  Ai.r, strikes are caused by the  greed of labor or capital.  Tun live add is the best bait for  Hatching the slow dollar.  Tin-:   grave   and   labor   unions  make all men of the samo size.  It is still true that the greatest  loss is the friend who is not dead.  Tut* wagon road brigades have  gone, to work and the country is  safe.  Keei* all evil thoughts out of  your mind and you will soon become like an angel.  The vernal chicken is ..already  chirping iu the laud perfectly unconscious of the axe that, he will  meet in the fall.  Two roosters recently had a duel,  almost to the death, on the front  steps of our office. Such terrible  events tend to break the monotony  of life in a country town, and we  could live for ages in Montreal before we could witness such a sight,  except in a cellar. V;, -.-  Mokk care should be taken with  the water system in Greenwood.  Nothing spreads disease faster than  impure water, and during the past  week the fluid supplied us by the  city has been unfit to drink. This  is a vital question and should be  attended to without delay, and in  future greater care should bo taken  with our water supply.  idea of what anarchy really is, and  only borrow the word to cover  their irresponsible vicious instincts;  they havo no more right to the  name of anarchist than a bloody  inquisitor of tho year 1200, pouring molten lead into a heretic's  ear, had a right to call himself a  christian.  I mean the apostles of the vision  that the ideal condition of tho race  is that of having no outward law,  each man been a law-unto himself.  This will undoubtedly be mankind's millennial condition. . It is  in line with the scriptural prophecy  that the days shall come when the  laws shall no more be written  upon tablets, but the Lord shall  write them upon our hearts.  Now, as long as one has this  vision, believes it, and work toward it, yet recognizes the facts  and inperfections of humanity as  it really is today, and seeks to connect hia dream with actual conditions, he is an idealist, and does  us all good.  But when he is so drunk with  his vision that he tells us to smash  all existing society, and that we  are utterly rotten and hopeless,  he is a fanatic. He forgets that  whatever the future of the race is  to be must grow out of the present.  Hifiii Prices  Not a sound is heard these days  about the erection of the postoflice  building in Greenwood. Perhaps  tho government cannot afford to  build it and a navy at the same  time. As tho money for the Greenwood building was appropriated  before the Navy Bill camo into the  ring, we have the right of way  and should not be sidetracked.  The city of Nelson is surrounded  by Doukhobors, and as that city is  divided against itself, the Douks  will gradually creep in and capture its business. Already they  have inserted the wedge by buying  a wood yard, and as time rolls on  the hole will grow bigger, until  nearly all the menial and manual  labor in Nelson will be performed  by the Douks.  Thinking Themes  What is the difference between  the idealist and the fanatic? Simply this, that in the fanatic is a  "missing link." He fails to connect his knowledge of what ought  to be with his knowledge of what  is.  The most beautiful of fanatics is  the anarchist. I do not mean the  depraved creatures who have no  Most of my life is devoted to exposing the absurdity of ancient  and honorable notions.  The most of the accepted and  unquestioned ideas that lie in the  bottom of our minds, and that we  consider as matters of course, are  not true.  One of these, of not much importance perhaps, and yet curiously  irritating to lovers of Italy, is a  hot disagreeable country in the  summer time, and that one should  not dare to go thero except in  winter.  The truth is exactly tho reverse.  Italy is unpleasant in Winter; the  houses are cold and thero is no  provision for warming them; it is  difficult to see real Italian life; all  there is for you is the silly fashionable folks, who are the same the  world over, who congregate in the  steamheated expensive hotels.  In summer the country awakes  and comes ont door to sing and  dance and laugh. It is never bo  hot as in Chicago, New York or  Paris. The nights are always cool;  and it is pleasant in the shade anywhere during the day.  The greatest galleries of pictures,  the churches and places are delightful in summer, bone-cold in  winter.  In summer I had rather be in  Rome than in London, in Naples  than in New York, in Florence  than in Berlin.  Really Italy is an ideal summer  resort.���������Dr. Frank Crane.  Paris. Tho Ciifo Anglais has  lost its lease.  For a century past it has obtained the highest reputation of all tho  restaurants in Paris.  If its wine cellar is to bo sold at  auction in April, tho cable will  flash around the world the prices  fetched by tho last dozen bottles���������  in some cases the last bottle��������� of  historic cms of Bordeau and Burgundy, and who bought them and  who drank them in the past and in  the present.  Because, do not think the Cafe  Anglais failed. Its lease expired,  and it could not obtain a renewal.-  The property belonged to an estate  of minor children, demanding sale  and division and, think, for thirty  years past the Cafe Anglais has  been paying only ������16,000 annual  rent for a live storey building,  where the Grand Cafe pays $25,-  000 for oue floor, and Tiffany, in  a palatial new pile, $75,000 for two  floors!  Think, also, the proprietor of  the Cafe Anglais actually lived in  the two upper floors. No single  restaurant, however illustrious,  can afford���������today���������to monopolize  a rambling old-fashioned building  with ten windows broadside on tbe  Boulevard des Italians, and a corner at that! Tho gastronomic  landmark has been sold ��������� for  destruction.  Will tho wines be sold in April?  All depends on whether tho Cafe  Anglais is to be reformed. Recently, they sold in private one lot  of 130 bottles of famous vintage  and a few bottles of cognac for  $3,520,   which   averages   S27   per  We have a vast quantity of dry lumber on  hand; enough to build a sidewalk across the  continent; strong enough to build a Canadian  Navy and dry enough to build a second Ark  for Noah.  We want to move this with celerity in order  to keep our saws dissecting the logs that are  still intact, and have made the prices that will  create a rush. Buy direct from us and your  bank-roll will not suffer from undue depletion.  Lumber delivered anywhere���������except to the  North and South Poles, the Planets, Hell and  one or two other dangerous and inaccessible  places.  stern rine  0  Grand Forks  SKimsii>sa^B������>mm>ms^iiiam^  N'lOWAIAllKKT    HOTJiX  Is tlio home for all tourists and  millionaires visiting- New Denver, British Columbia.  A. JACOBSON. Proprietor.  THE    IMtOV-NOK   HOTEL  Grand Forks, B.C., is' iu the centre  of the city, and furnishes the public  with every accommodation at  reasonable rales.  limll Liu-son, Proprietor,  THIS   KASLO    HOTEL  Kaslo, B. C��������� is a comfortable  homo for ali who travel to that  city.  Cockle & Pii]iwortn.  HOTEL KEREMEOS  Opposite depot. Extensive alter  ations 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. KIRBY  HOTEL CASTLEGAR, Castlegar Junction. All modern. Excellent  accomodations for tourists and  drummers. Boundary train leaves  here at 9.10 a.m.  W. H.  GAGE. Proprletoi  bottle. And, again, they ������������������coded''  ���������as a great favor, mind you, to a  most illustrious customer--live  bottles of a certain '-Paradise''  Cognac for S300, which ir SfiO per  bottlo.  SilKHltKOOKK   HOUSE  Nelson; B. C One minute's wall-  fro m C. P. 11 station. Cuisine  unexcelled; Well heated and ventilated.  LAVINGE & DUNK, Propiletors.  GRANITE CREEK HOTEL  Granite Creek, B. C. Headquarters for miners, prospectors and  railroad men. Good stabling in  connection. Tasty meals and  pleasant rooms.  II. GOODISSON, Proprietor  ARG������   TUNNEL  Millions Lost  Big Boats  Arrangements are  being  mado  It costs 81.0-1 A to produce the  average bushel of wheat, according  to Dr. J. H. Worst, president of  tho agricultural college of North  Dakota. Ho says that tho farmers  are mining the soil and robbing  future generations every time they  grow a wheat crop and that they  are in reajity producing the crop at  a real cash loss overy year.  "According to the very best  authorities," says Dr. Worst,  "one acre producing 20 bushels of  wheat mines from the soil 44  pounds of potash, worth 0 cents a  pound, or 62.20; twenty pounds of  phosphoric acid, worth four cents  a ponnd or 80 cents, and 42 pounds  of nitrogen, worth fifteen cents a  pound, or 80.30; a total of 80.30  an acre or 46A- cents worth of soil  fertility for every bnshol of wheat  raised. The United States department of agriculture says that labor  and other production cost, of  marketing, depreciation, otc,  amounts to 58 cents per bushel for  all  wheat raised   iu   the   United  TI-.kmo.VT   HOU8K  Nelson, 13. C, is run on the Am-  nrican and European plan. Steam  heated rooms. All white labor.  Special attention paid to dining  room.  ItiiiiKomo & Campbell, Piojih.  ALGOMA HOTEL  Deadwood, B. C. This hotel is  within easy distance of Greenwood  and provides a comfortable home  for travellers. The bar has the  best of wines, liquors aud cigars.  JAMES HENDERSON. Proprietor  The Argp Tunnel is a few  minutes walk from the centre of Greenwood, and less  than half a mile from the  smelter. The mining of ore  in this property means great  prosperity for the entire district.  THE SIMILKAMEEN HOTEL  Princeton. This hotel is new, comfortable  wuil-fiiriilslied,aiul is close to the railway  depot. Modern accommodation aud sample rooms.  SUMMERS & WARDLE. Proprietors  TULAMEEN HOTEL  Princeton, B. C. is the headquarters for miners, investors  and railroad men. A fine location and everything- first-class  KIRKPATRICK & MALONE, Proprietors.  1'itnnosvir.T.E  noTJsr..  Uridesville, B. C. This hotel is  within easy reach of all the leading  Boundary towns and the centre ol  a fine fanning district.  THOMAS   WALSH.   Proprietor.  J. K. CAMERON,  Leading Tailor of tho Kootenays.  KASLO,    B.   C.  OLA LOFSTAD  President  JAMES McCREATH  Secretary.  I.AKEVJKW   HOTKL  in Nelson, B. C, employs all  white help and is a home for the  world at jl.OO a day.  Niip. Million*!, I'roprlotoi-.  H. W. Farmer  Notary Public. Real Estate. Etc.  Rock Creek, B.��������� C.  STARKEY & CO.  NELSON, B. C.  MINING  BROKERS  PROSPECTS BOUGHT AND SOLD  visit DR.  KELLEY'S great  MUSEUM     OF    ANATOM Y F REE  RECENTLY  ENLARGED AND REARRANGED  States. This brings the actual  cost of a bushel of wheat, including the commercial value of the  constituents removed from the  soil, up to -31.04-J."  Since the average price received  for wheat is much less than this  sum Dr. Worst estimates that the  annual loss to tho farmers of this  country runa well into the hundreds of millions on their wheat  crop. The loss in Worth Dakota  through the fertility alone which  was removed by the wheat last  year, says Dr. Worst, will amounj;  to $70,000,000. Dr. Worst is  vice-president of the International  Dry-Farming Congress.   His   fig  ures are so startling in thoir indication that the future of the Ameri-  ican farmer must depend largely  upon feeding crops and on the re-  t urn of the manure to the soil that  a discussion of the subject will be  made a special order of business at  the annual meeting of the Congress  in Tulsa, Oklahoma, next October.  The White Salmon  Popular taste iB by no means a  correct guide to the food qualities  of fish. Thus, for example, practically no market cau bo found for  the Britsh Columbia white-fleshed  Hal mon, in spite of the fact that  they havo a superior flavor to the  Careful attention given to every patient. All latest  methods employed. "606" specific for blood diseases. No  case too severe and all cases guaranteed to remain permanent.   Oldest specialists In Spokane.  ALL  DISEASES  OF   MEN  made a specialty. Seventeen year's experience enables  me to handle your case In a way that will Insure a lasting  cure. Avoid qimcks and entrust yourself to a matt who  will (five you conclentlous treatment.  Special treatment by mall for out-of town patients.   Write us your troubles  today.   All letters confidential.  Write for Free  Booklet  Dr. Kelley, 210 Howard St., Spokane, Wash.  pink colored species. Large numbers of these fish are thrown back  in the streams, or are given to the  Indians by the fishermen because  no market is available for them.  A renegade iB a man who kills a  king.   Subscribers are reminded that  The Ledge is $2 a year when  paid in advance. When not so  paid it is $2.50 a year.  When you want a headstonp or  monument write to the Kootenay  Monumental Works, Nelson, B.C.  (f'  vilckly stop:) coughs, cures colds, and heal*  tlio threat and luntt.      ::       ::      30 cents.  LYNN CREEK DAIRY  DELIVERED  To any part of the city or district  J.McDONELL, Proprietor  1   aa,' -sffi  I  if  MjimiaiMM-IIB-HMBMgJlMai^ w<  TgE_ LEDGE,   GREENWOOD,   BRITISH   COLUMBIA1.  MANUFACTURING JEWELER  The Only Up-to-Date Optical    1VLJL���������  Department in the Interior.    HeiSOn,  B. C  TEMPERANCE *  js all right if shorn ofhuinbuggery.  Too much water drinking is just  as injurious as too much liquor or  anything else.  OUR PURE WINES  AND LIQUORS  are"medicinal if uot abused. Every  household should have a moderate  supply of pure wines or. liquors iu  the closet for emergency���������either  unexpected visitors or sudden illness, when a drop of pure liquor  in time may forestall all necessity  for drugs.  | Greenwood Eiquor gompany, Importers, Greenwood/B. & j  Dealers in Fresh and Salt Meats, Fish  ancl Poultry. Shops in nearly all the  towns of the Boundary and Kootenay.   -  COPPER STREET, GREENWOOD, B.C.  Humor and  Philosophy  9y Z>l/JVCA/V Pt. SMITH  PERT PARAGRAPHS.  JT Is so much pnsier to Hnd time So  do what you want to do than It is  to. find time to do whut'somebody else  wants you to do.  A girl's Idea of a good time Is Ice  cream, cake, moonlight and a black  mustache.  Some men are not happy unless they  ������re paying a smooth fellow a big salary  for working- them.  A fast man may he defined as one  Who loses money faster than he makes  It The other sort Is slow.  We can't bo bright al! tbn time. Tbe  price of elbow grease nnd scouriug material Is too high.  Tbe ouly way to cure a man of arguing Is to put up a mark and let him argue It down.  ��������� A woman does hate to have her husband bet���������and lose.  Isn't It queer that the better looking  9ur photograph Is the less our frleuds  think It resembles us?  The man who gets on In the world  leaves a lot behind him.  The man who takes a little notice of  what his wife did during the day insures a big day's work to follow.  ������52WS*3a*3S*3**a*35*������5S*3a*5^3a*S3  I Greenwood to Phoenix Stage |  __ Leaves Greenwood Daily at 3 p. m. _  g Arrives Greenwood Daily at 10 a. m. ������������  ������ GREENWOOD OFFICE        - -    - CLUB CIGAR STORE 3  P JOHN FULLER      -,        ,        ,       PROPRIETOR \\  Pipe Dreams.  "What should we do without the drenm3  That come lo cheer and lolly,  That stem the tide, tho seething streams  Of somber melancholy?  Hard pressed and sore beset by care,  We long for dreams and visions  And know tViat we shall find them therein nicotine iilysiums.  At night with pipe beside tho fire  We set the smoke clouds rolling  And dream that with our heart's desire  We In sweet fields are strolling:  That, wrapped Jn mantle wide of peace.  With dear delighfs around us.  From trouble we Have found release-  No more can sorrow wound us.  Not for the dreamer Is the toll  Of dismal nights and dreary.  Above his head the smoke clouds roll.  And still his heart is cheery.  So fill the pipe nor listen to  Tho rasping voice of trouble,  And dream of Joy and hope anew.  tJo will your pleasures double.  ARE YOU GOING TO LAW? 1  Bettor   Consult    a    Physician    Before  Rushing into Court.  There Is food for thought ia the suggestion of Russell Duane, one of tha  [ leaders ot the Philadelphia bar, for a  short cut to the simplification of judicial procedure and the clearing of unimportant cases from the dockets of  the courts.   His idea is that most persons who think they have a legal grier-  ance should consult a doctor, not a lawyer.    In effect, he snys that 00 per  cent of the cases brought into court are  the result of an unhealthy liver.  Mr. Duane said that lawyers should  advise most of their clients to go to a  doctor before going to court Then  there would be very little litigation. It  would be better for the public, probably, but not so good for the lawyers.  As a matter o'f fact, however, lawyers are tending more and more toward  settling cases out of court   In some  countries in tlio far east it is tbe practice to pay doctors for keeping their  clients in good health.   As soon as the*  patient grows sick  the doctor's  pay  ceases.    It is to Ills interest to hurry  tlie (in(lent back to health.   The people  of lhe United States have not yet reached that point, but they tire nearing it.  Corporations today no longer hire lawyers to get them out of trouble.   They  hire lawyers by the year to keep them  out of trouble.   The lawyers who now  receive tlie highest fees are those who  do uot fight tlieir battles in court, but  wlio keep tlieir clients out of court  After awhile individuals will try to  keep out of court, too, and will pay  bigger fees for prevention thnn for  cure. Probably it is an exaggeration to  say that flu per cent of tho litigants  should consult a doctor Instead of a  lawyer, but it is certain that most litigants need a doctor when they get the  lawyer's bill, anyhow, so they might as  well consult tlie family physician In the  first place. If lie is a man of common  sense he will advise his patient to settle his grievances outside of court-  Washington Post.  THE BRUNSWICK HOTEL  CIGAR    AND   NEWS   STAND  CARMI B      c  ( Is now open lo the public. New builds  ing, new furnishings and everything tot  the comfort of our patrons, Sample room  and barn in connection,  EHOLT, B, C,  John  JWcl^ellap  Proprietor.  T  J, B, SHERIDAN  NEW ADVERTISING SCAMS.  The newspapers in Greenwood, Phoenix and Grand Forks have adopted the  following scale for legal advertising:  Application   for   liquor   Licence  (30 days) |5i00i  Lertificale of Improvement Notice  (60 days) j;7.so  Application to Purchase Land No-  tices(6odays) f7,s0  Delinquent Co-owner Notices  (90  ... ((la^)-. $ro.oo  Waler Notices (small) 5.7.50  Ail other legal advertising, 12 cents a  line, single column, for the first insertion; and 8 cents a line for each subsequent insertion.   Nonpariel measurement  NOTICE OF DISSOLUTION  BRIDGING THE GANGES.  T������ d������tfl0J?d ,work and be durablc seems to us strong pointa  on the disc harrow question.   Good work demands a harrow  that pulverizes the ground thoroughly, that cuts out dead furrows,  that adapts itself to any uneven condition of the ground.  To be durable a harrow must have a Strong frame, Steel  shanks, %" gang bolts, heavy gauge discs, and a  general construction throughout that leaves 110 room for question  as to the strength of any part.  All these points have been built  into the Deere Model B.  II Is Ibe only  harrow that  Isflexlbleln  work.  Ills the most  comfortable  barrow lo  ride upon,  ������.     tt  Excellent.  "Do you know  a good preventive  for seasickness V"  "Yes."  "What is it?"  "Remain  ashore."  Covers Too Much Ground.  "Wonder why Brown never gets anywhere?"  "That's easily seen."  "Point it out"  "His starting point Is usually spread  over about twenty acres, aud be tries  to leave Irom every foot of it."  It is made in all sizes from 4' fio 10' cut, 16", 18" and 20"  OISCS, has improved oscillating scrapers, extension oil tubes, ���������  with or without weight boxes, and all sizes are furnished with a  t2������^i2i^2fe&&' w- **'  ^etoifat5 JAS. G. McMYNN, Midway  The Law of Averages.  "I am going to succeed."  "Huh!"  "Maybe you don't believe it."  "Why should you?"  "Because I have scored my full share  M failures."  A Massive Steel Structure to Span the  Sacrod River.  The task of bringing the Ganges, the  great river of northern India which  Issues from an ice cave at the foot of  the Himalayan snow bed, has been  assigned to a group of English engineers.  This bridge, which is over a mile in  length, is to carry the Eastern Bengal  State railway over the Ganges from  Damukelia lo Sarti Ghat, the place of  pilgrimage to which hundreds of thousands of devout Hindus repair once a  year to wash away their sins in the  sacred river.  Spanning the river, the bridge-will  be carried on sloel trestles, which in  turn will be supported on massive steel  grilles in granite piers. The contract  consists of fifteen main'spans, each  359 feet long and 52 feet high and  weighing 1,300 tons.  The Ganges is essentially a river of  great cities.   Calcutta. Patna, Benares  and Allahabad all  lie ou its course,  and the ancient capitals of Agra and  Delhi  are on  the Jumna,  higher up.  j Great changes take place from time to  time in the river bod of the Ganges,  which considerably alter the face of  the   country.     Extensive   islands   are  then  thrown   up, aud  many decayed  and ruined cities (hat aro then discovered attest the changes in the river  bed in ancient times.   The bridge will  cost about ������1,250,000 to build.���������Westminster Gazette.  ,��������� -*������kr'* N0T*CE thai the undersigned  Wm O'Donnell and Herbert C. Bennett,  heretofore conducting a blacksmith business at Rock Creek, B. C, under the style  or O Donnell & Bennett have this day mutually dissolved partnership.  The business will, from this dale, be  conducted by Win, O'Donnell to whom  all accounts against the late firm must be  sent and who will receive all monies  clue tlie same. Dated 5U1 April 1913.  WM. O'DONNEL  HERBERT C. BENNETT  COUNTY COURT OF YALE.  A SITTIA'O or Uip County Court of Yule will  ������    lie lioldcn jit tlie Court Houso, Greenwood.  01   Tuesday   |l,0   Gill   day of  May,  1JJ13,   id  cloven o-i'loclc in tlie forenoon.  Uy order,  WALTER DEWDNEY,  KCKiatrar C. G. of Y.  nelson, B. 0  First-class in everything.  Steam heat, electric light,  private baths. Telephone  in every room. First-class  bar and barber shop.  'Bus meets all trains.  Thoroughbred Eggs and  Fowls For Sale  Partridge Wyandottes  Partridge Rocks  Blue Andalusians  .Silver Spangled Hamburgs  Empire Strain of Brown Le  Indian Runner Ducks  Leghorns  ROBERT CLARK, C  Y  I  GREENWOOD, B. C.  Dealer.in Farms, Ranches  Fruit Lands and Dairies,  f  Mrs.  JyQom&JD-  Alternating.  "Are   you    playing    bridge,  Brown?"  "Not this month."  "Indeed! Whynct7"  "This Is Mr. Brown's month to play  poker."  Neoded It.  "He has such an awful lot of vanity."  "I am so glad."  "I don't know why you should be."  ���������'He couldn't be happy without It'  The Color of the Yolk.  From (J.000 hens' eggs Dr. Wiilstater.  with the assistance of Dr. Esch, has  succeeded   in    extracting   about   an  eighth of an ounce of tbe matter that  makes tho yolk of the egg yellow. This  pigment has uow been obtained in a  pure crystalline state, so thnt its chemical  composition  may   be  determined  as well as its peculiar properties.   The  yellow belongs to the same class of  pigments as tho green of leaves-ran-  thophyl.   In plants and In animals Will-  stater has found two distinct series of  pigments.    In ono of these series the  substances are soluble in benzine and  consist of carbon and hydrogen.   The  yellow of the carrot is a good example  of this class of pigments.   In the other  series each molecule contains in addition two atoms of oxygen.   These pigments are soluble in alcohol.   The yellow of the egg and xantbophyl belong  to the latter group.-Harper's.  Thousands of acres of  the best fruit and agricultural lands in the best  B. C, climate at very  reasonable terms,  * .&  Synopsis of Coal Mining Regulations.  tQOAL mining rights of the Dominion,  in Manitoba, Saskatchewan and 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 au annual rental of  pi an acre. Nol more than 2,560 acres  will be leased to one applicant.  Application for a lease must be made  by the applicant in person lo the Agent  or Sub-Agent of the district in which the  rights applied for are 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 out 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 the rate of five cents per ton.  The person operating the "mine shall  furnish the Agent with sworn returns  accounting for the full quantity of merchantable coal mined and pay the royalty  thereon: If the coal mining rights are  not being operated, such returns should  be furnished at least once a year.  The lease will include the coal mining  rights only, but the lessee may be permitted to purchase whatever available  surface rights may be considered necessary for the working of the mine at the  rate of jSro.oo 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 will not be paid for.  QUEEN'S   HOTEL,  FKCOEUSTI3C      B.C.  Tho Newest and Largest Hotel in  the City. Everything neat, clean  and comfortable. Steam heat and  electric light. Meals and drinks at  all hours.  CHISHOLM & HMTMM  Props.  ON PARLE FRANCAIS  NATIONAL HOTEL  The  Really Best House  in the Boundary. r  Recently Remodelled and  ��������� Strictly Up-to-Date.  Restaurant in connection  OWEN   BO YER  PROP  SILVER  AND  GOLDEN  Kennedy's Improved Champion Strain  THE LIVING EGG MACHINES  Eggs and Fowls for Sale  lliese   Silver   Campines   are   from   the  .Silver King Cock that took tlie prize at  the Crystal Palace show and   all   over  England  ROBERT CLARK, GRAND FORKS  Dancing in Quesnel  7m.  Greenwood City Waterworks Company  JXjXjXjXjXjXjXjXjXjXjXjXjXjXjXjXj������  leaves Mother Lode-  9.30 a. m.  6:30 p. in.  leaves Greenwood  mmm  [ONE DY[ra*ALL KINDS'-woosJ  It', the CLEANEST, SIMPLEST, ond I1EST HOME  DYE, one cun buy-Why you don't even have to'  knovvvvlmt KIND of Cloth your Goods are made  ot."So Mistakes aro Impossible.  Send fnr Free Color Curd, Story llooklet. and  Booklet giving results ot Dyeing over other colors.  The JOHNSON.RICIIARDSON CO., Limited,  Montreal. Canada.  Some Liar.  "I wouldn't believe that man under  oatrx"  "Huh! That's nothing. I wouldn't  believe him If I knew lie wus telling  the truth."  Some Things to Avoid.  Falling down hill.  Falling in Jove.  Falling for a confidence game.  Falling on tho neck of a poor relation.  Judge For Yourself.  "Were you ever In loveV"  "] thought I was once."  "1 hope It didn't turn out badly."  "Well, we were married."  2:00 p.  8:30 p.  m.  m.  Don't Be HOODWINKED  WE NEVER CHANGE BRANDS  Saturday last stage leaves  Mother Lode 0 p. m. Returning,  leaves Greenwood 10 p. m.  ARE A 1 QUALITY  IS  Delightful.  ���������"���������He's such a comfortable person!"  "Why?"  "Because ho can believe nnrthlng or  ���������ny way he wants to."  A Limit In Size of War Craft.  It is the opinion of naval experts  that, with the ?15,<)00,000 provided In  the naval appropriation bill for a  battleship, little can be done beyond  the production of a vessel of the typo  of the Oklahoma of 27,000 tons, now  building. The limitations Imposed by  tlie Panama canal prevent the Increase  of the ship's beam and the depth of  water in American harbors limits the  ship's draft to about the dimensions  of the Oklahoma. Perhaps 100 feet  might be added to the length, largely  Increasing the coal capacity and making possible an lucrase in speed.���������  Kansas City Star.  r_*. .  You Bet.  Mary had a llttlo lamb.  We've heard the thing before,  And every time wo hear It bow  It makes ua awful sore.  Two Indian Tribes.  'A few tribes of American Indians  are uot dying out. though their numbers are smnli in comparison with  their probable one time strength. Two  of these tribes live* in Maine. In 1820  by the census there were 870 Pnssa-  maquoddy Indians, and last year there  were 440. In 1820 there were 300 Pe-  nobscots. Now, more than ninety  years later, there are 307. Both maintain their tribal conditions, and the  Penobscots at least still dwell on the  ���������ame village site that their forefathers  I occupied.  Greenwood Office ^  NORDEN   HOTEL*  JXJXJXJXJXJAJXJXJXJXJXJXJXJXJXJXJX  TheBRlLLIANTES  Arc the Best Clear Havanasln Canada  Made by Union Labor In the beat Hy.  ff'.cnlc Factory In tlie country.   Call for  them and ifct value for your money In-  stead of rope  WILBERG & W0LZ, Prop. B.C. Clear  Factory, New vVcsttnlnster, B. c.  arnmt  ���������������x-x^x������x������:-x������:������:������x������x������>������:-x-x������  Y  BBGBBB  SHOES SHINED  At the Windsor Hotel by  ZACK WATSON  MESSENGER SERVICE  ADVERTISE IN THE LEDGE  $<K-K>������<><������><������><><KH>00OOO<X>CK>OO0  TV   THOMAS '  CLOTHES CLEANED  PRESSED AND REPAIRED  TAILOR - GREENWOOD  <*'**<***K--0:0<M>0^^  The Quesnel Observer says: It  is also understood that a measure  will be introduced at the next siting of parliament by a prominent  resident of tho town, looking towards the absolute prohibition of  dancing and all other similar forms  of amusement in tho town of  Quesnel for a period of twenty  years.  This law will not apply to those  who   simply   wish  to   dance   the  Hoochie-Koochie,    Grizzly   Bear,  Turkey   Trot,   Bunny   Hug   and  Snake  Wrestle on  the Fourth of  July, Christmas, New Year's Day,  St.   Patrick's D       Washington's  Birthday  or   during   Lent.    Provided also that this dance shall not  apply to Ghost Dances, Sun Dances, or St. Vitus Dance, nor shall  it apply to any  Buck Indian or  Squaw over the age of 100 years.  Nor to the popular pastime of horse  racing ou Sunday.  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 cashed  in after the flush days of  Sandon ; how it rained in  New Denver  long  after  Noah was dead ;   how a  parson took a   drink   at  Bear Lake in early days ;  how justice was dealt in  Kaslo   in  '93;   how the  saloon man outprayed the  women in Kalamazoo, and  graphically    depicts   the  roamings   of   a   western  editor among 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 articles too numerous to mention.   Send for  one before it is too late.  The   price   is   25   cents,  postpaid to any part of the  world.    Address  all   letters to  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 all  the financial and commercial institutions of the Copper Metropolis. Heated with steam and lit  by electricity. Commodious sample rooms. The bar is replete  with all modern beverages and  the cafe never closes. Rooms  reserved by telegraph.  The Windsor Hotel Co  B. J. Cartier, Mgr.   .  gra������otm   HOT-EL   Opposite Postoffice, NELSON, B. C.  American and 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.  GREENWOOD and  MIDWAY STAGE  Leaves Greenwood for Spokane  at 7 a. m., and for Oroville at 2:30  p. m. Leave orders at Terhune's  Cigar Store.       Chables Eussell.  R'-T. Lowery  GREENWOOD, B. C.  LOWERY'S CLAIM  During the 37 months that Lowery's  Claim was on earth it did business all  over the   world.     It  was   the most  unique, independent and fearless journal over produced in Canada.   Political  and theological enemies pursued it with  the venom of a rattlesnake until tlie  government shut it out of the mails  and its editor ceasad  to  publish   it  party on account of a lazy liver and  partly because it takes a pile of money  to run a paper that is outlawed, then-  are still 20 different editions of this condemned journal in print.   Send lOccnte  and got one or |2 and g-et the bunch.  K.T. LOWERY,  Greenwood, B. C.  TUNING  Mr. Charles E. King will visit  Greenwood at an early date. "Leave  orders for guaranteed pianoforte  tuning at White's Drug Store.  IlllllI  The Zodiac is the Zoo of the  sky, where lions, goats aud other  animals go after they are dead.  The Pharisees wero peoplo who  liked to show off their goodness by  prayipg in synonyms.  Mountaineer and Kootenay Standard Cigars.   Made by  J. C. THELIN & Co., NELSON.  A man who leads a double  never does two men's work.  lifo  ASSAY-BE?  B. W. WIDDOWSON, Assayer nnd  Chemist, Box biio8, Nelson. B. C  Charges:���������Gold, Silver, Lead or Copper,  $1 each. GokkSilver, or Silver-Lcad,  jfji.50. Trices for other metals: Coal,  Cement, Fireclay analyses on   applica-  i!0.": , IJ,(; lftrges<- custom assay office'in  British Columbia.  Plumber  and Tinner  I have taken over the  McArthur shop and am  prepared to execute all  orders for plumbing and  tinsmithing. Get your  stoves in condition before the snow flies.  / *=  ii  I GEORGE CLERF. i THE   LEDGE,   GREENWOOD,  ._____������������������.��������� ^������������������^.������i������A'!Mr.Tfflir������*a������g'0^  BRITISH   COLUMBIA.  <K>O0OO<XKKK>0<X3<xkK>O<K*H><><>OC  f    BOUNDARY MINES    f  0<>OOCH>0<>000000:<>CK><*K><>CK>a<K>0  Lust week the Rawhide shipped  G_0r>5 tons of ore.  Last week' the Grauby mine  shipped 23,S97'tons of ore.  Last week the Granby smelter  treated 2:5,755 tons of ore.  Last week the Mother Lode  mine shipped 7,2(5S tons of ore.  Last week tho Greenwood  smelter treated 1-1,457 tons of ore.  Last week the Napoleon mine  shipped 7S.1 tons of ore.  Last week the Queen Victoria  mine shipped 530 tons of ore.  Last year the B. G. Copper Co.  treated at the smelter in Greenwood, 7-10,089 tons of ore. The  aggregate value of the gold, silver  and copper produced was S1,4S3,-  /������(���������������������������>  ���������IlKI.  OO O O O-O O O O OOOO oooo-o OOOO o o-oo  I   B. C, MINING NEWS   f  00000-000000000000000000000  Lardo, April S.���������George Pampa  jiai-scd through a few days ago on  his way to Poplar Crook, where he  intends lo operate the (tray Horse,  Maple Loaf and Groasia claims  tin's summer. This property is a  coppor proposition lint has boon  lying idle mostly on account of tlio  mines being flooded, but Mr. Pampa intend.1- installing a pumping  device of his own to overcome the  dilli<*nll.y.���������-Kaslo Kootenain.  hoisting it to the top by a two-man  windlass, the actual value of the  ground cannot be determined, but  indications and tests made prove  that they are in a rich spot of the  channel, and when the claim is  opened out the yield of gold will  rival the output of the famous  Erickson Company on the same  creek during the early days.  All tho old time miners state  that the best part of the ground in  Conklin's Gulch was never worked,  owing to the miners being unable  to contend with the enormous  bodies of slum surrounding the  channel; but with the establishment of a modern hydraulickiug  plant this difficulty will uot have  to be contended with.���������South  Fort George Herald.  "Good Lord! there Is an old woman  up our way who owns a hill of it  and I married her."  MIDWAY COAL  The stockholders of the President,'Senate and Congress mining  claims, situated thirty-five miles  smith of Republic, are making  preparations to resume immediate  operations of those properties.  A majority of the stock is held  by residents of Providence, N.J.  This group of claims was located  and developed by the. late J. H.  Hopkins. They are said to be the  richest nickel properties in the  world, and a few years ago Mr.  Hopkins was offered 8100,000 for  his holdings by the nickel trust.  Tin's lie refused, and his declining  years were spent in an impoverished condition, dying at last  about a year ago, a subject of  charity.���������Republic News-Miner.  A rich strike of gold has been  mndo during the last two weeks on  Conklin's Gulch, one mile northeast of Barkerville, by Robert Buchanan, John Bell, L. D. Muller  and Martin Schilling, four well-  known local mining men, paydirt  having been struck running from  4 ozs., ������72 to C ozs. 8108, to the  set.  These men have been working  all winter on their claims, sinking  a shaft a depth of forty-five feet to  . the bedrock, and running tunnels  iu different directions to locate the  old channel where the paydirt lies.  Owing to the slow and laborious  method employed at the present  time to the handling of the dirt, by  moans of running it out to the foot  of tho shaft by a hand car and then  Iu writing about the Trail smelter the  Rossland Miner says that  in tho lead refinery 2-12 tanks  are  in operation, turning out about 05  tons  a  day.    There are some S-l  tanks, which wero recently installed, but which are not yet in   use.  With   these   in   operation,    more  than 100 tons of lead a day  could  be outputted.    All of tho load refined, amounting to 1,S00  tons  a  month,   or  21,000  tons a year, is  consumed now in Canada,   and  is  shipped from the refinery all over  the  Dominion,   from  sea  to   sea.  None is exported at present, as the.  demand is keeping up with the supply.    Two largo, concerns in Montreal are engaged in making  white  ead  out of tbe lead   sent   from  Trail refinery.    The silver turned  out of the refinery is sent to the  Orient.      The sulphate of copper  produced as a by-product in the re-  finery, is sent to the prairies where  it is usedin   blue-stoning   wheat,  killing thegerms of smut and other  diseasesof   wheat   before   it    was  planted.    The gold turned out of  the refinery is sent to the assay  office at Vancouver.  The refinery, which was started  in 1902 with a capacity of eight  tons a day and twenty-five tanks,  has grown since to its present  large proportions of over 100 tons  a day. It has resulted in the production of lead sufficient to supply  all of Canada. Up to the time  this refinery began to turn out refined lead, all the lead used in  Canada was imported from other  countries. J. F. Miller is the  superintendent of the refinery, and  has been in charge of it from its  beginning.  TO MINING INVESTORS  Last week about ;iifty shareholders of the Boundary Mining  & Exploration company attended  the annual meeting in Midway.  At present, fourteen men are employed at the coal mine which is  about threo. miles from Midway  and twelve miles west of Greenwood. A compressor, hoists and  pumps are now being installed, and  the company expects to be shipping  coal  next fall.  The election of the new officers  resulted as follows: A. E. Watts  of Wattsburg, president and general managerr A. Carney of Kaslo  and S. J. Miller of Grand Forks.,  vice-presidents; E. R. J. Forster  of Spar wood, secretary-treasurer;  directors, Thomas Caven, M. P. P.  of Cianbrook: J. llaight of Kootenay, F. IT. Knight, of Spokane  and Tf. Bunting of 'Victoria.  ������aanr  ELL  TEN    DIFFERENT   STYLES  GREENWOOD,  B.  c  w&&smgsmmm3&m8smazmEB!W2M  ONION ILLUSTRATION  Pork & Beans, 10c  Soups, 3 for 50c  Lunch Tongue, 30c  LX.MatthewsfrCo  EemagsmiaM^^  EgasB-wmmi-M-^^  The necessity of knowing at  leaBt a little about the mining  business before investing heavily  is suggested by the following story  sent us by an engineer in Honduras, says the Engineering and  Mining Journal: A prospector  had brought in a sample of supposedly rich gold oro for examination by an assayer. On being informed later that there was nothing but iron pyrites and not worth  a cent, the astonished  prospector  Senator Elihu Root's onion  story, told at a ron-nt dinner, is an  illustration of tlio difficulty of concealing evil pi-ae.tic.es.'  '���������Take the. case," said Mr. Root,  of old John Bodewin. John was a  lawyer's conlido.ut.ial clerk and he  had the pernicious habit or going  to a neighboring saloon oyery  morning at 11 o'clock and taking a,  small glass of whiskey. He was  not proud or this habit; ho.nco,  after tho, whiskey, he always took  a clove.'  "But it happened one morning  that there were, no cloves on the  bar, and John, after having considered the matter, ate a small  onion from tho. free, lunch tray.  That would destroy tho, tell talc-  whiskey odor, no doubt, as well as  the clove had always done, and so  thinking ho returned to his desk.  It was a double desk. At it lie  and his employer sat face to face.  John on his return was soon aware  that his employer noticed something. The man's nostrils quivered, he sniffed, and finally with a  grimace  of  disgust he broke out:  "Look here, John, I've stood  whiskey and cloves for nineteen  years, but I draw the line at whiskey and onions."���������New York  Herald.  A DISCOVERY IN WHEAT  Pure,   Healthful,   Dependable  Its active principle solely  grape acid and baking  soda* It makes the food  more delicious and wholesome.      The low priced, low grade  powders put alum or lime  phosphates in the food.  Ask Your Doctor About That  After months of most careful experimenting, Charles E. Saunders,  Dominion cerealist, has succeeded  in producing a new kind of wheat,  which it is believed, will he worth  many millions of dollars to Canada. Tho now variety which is  known as "Prelude," was obtained  by cross-fertilization of the most  hardy grades, and will not only  grow in the northern districts of  Canada, but will ripen from eight  to ten days earlier than any of the  others. By producing a grain that  will stand the cooler climate of the  north, Mr. Saundo.r's success will  make it possible to grow wheat in  millions of acres in the Northwest  and other districts where tho land  has boon previously undeveloped,  because no wheat plants could  stand the coolness.���������Colonist.  BIG SILVER PRODUCERS  Mexico is the largest silver producing country in the world with a  total of approximately 75,000,000  ounces annually, the United States  is second with an annual production of about 57,500,000 ounces  and Canada is third with a total of  32,000,000 ounces.  The largest amount of silver produced by any one company in the  United States is upward of 9,700,-  000 ounces by the Anaconda Copper company. In Canada only ono  company produces as much as  5,000,000 ounces of silver a year,  while   three   other   large  Cobalt  i Rose Bushes, Shrubs, Gladiolus,  Dahlias and Bedding Plants of all  kinds. The New Gladiolus "Peace"  the sensation of the season. Nearly  100 varieties of Roses, among them  the wonderful, beautiful New Rose,  "Sunburst."  |  Write for our Descriptive Price List.      Now Ready  m  Upon which is written "Send me your  Illustrated Catalogue."  Will place you in communication with Can*-  ada's greatest Jewelry firm, With the modern  methods of rapid transportation, and the pbssk  bilities of almost instantaneous communication  which the telephone and telegraph has given us  it is unnecessary to worry over exorbitant  prices or vex yourself with meagre assortments  of antiquated goods, We are manufacturers ;  and importers, All our goods are guaranteed,  We sell to you direct, We ship all goods at  our risk prepaid, and refund money when  goods are  not satisfactory  to  the  purchaser,  .'  Our  Catalogue  is  a  great help  to   Wedding   Gift  Buyers.     Write  for one Today.  HENRY BIRKS &  SONS, LIMITED  JEWELERS AND SILVERSMITHS  Geo, E. Trorey, Man, Dir, VANCOUVER, B, C,  wsmmm^immmaimm  HOW CHMIC DOUGHS  Are Being Cured by Vinol.  Did you ever cough for a iuontli?  Then just think how distressing it  must ho to have a cough hang on for  three months.  Mrs. Maria Primrose, of 87 Newell  Street, Brooklyn, N. Y., says: "I had  a very heavy cold which settled into  a chronic cough, which kept mo  awake nights for fully three months,  and felt tired all the time because my  rest was broken so much. The effect  of taking your cod liver and iron remedy, Vinol, is that my cough is gone.  I can now get a good night's rest, and  I feel much stronger in every way."  It is the combined action of the  medicinal elements, cods' livers, aided  by the blood-making and strength-  creating properties of tonic iron which  makes Vinol so efficient in curing  chronic coughs, colds and bronchitis  ���������at the same time building up tho  weakened, run-down system.  Try a bottle of Vinol, with the understanding that your money will  be returned  it'  it dor-s not help you.  j. It. White, Druggist, Greenwood, B. C.  mines make an average of around  3,500,000 ounce&.  The Anaconda leads all other  mines in the United States by a  wido margin. ��������� There are a few  mines in Utah which produce  slightly: over a million (Jounces of  silver a year nnd these aro known  as lead-silver mines.  The Anaconda, which is famous  for its copper production,' probably  is not appreciated, even by its  own stockholders as a factor in tho  production of silver and it will surprise many to read here for the  first time that its silver output is  of such large proportions.  On the averago price of silver  thus far in 1913, tho Anaconda's  silver output would yield about  $5,SOO,OO0 for tho year. In addition to this tho Anaconda recovers  about 50,000 ounces of gold annu-  lly thereby adding upwards of  SI.000,000 more to its income from  precious metals which is simply a  by-product.  The output of tho Anaconda, of  course, includes some custom ore  from a few of the independent raining companies in Silver Bow country, but tho entire custom ore is  only a small percentage of the  whole.  Tho United States Smelting, Ko-  lim'rigiS- Mining company  has  au  your Razors Honed  and Your Baths at  FRAWLEY'S  ABBESS SHOP  GREENWOOD.  WE  ARE  SELLING  FOR  THIS   WEEK   GOOD  GET   ONE   BEFORE   THEY   ARE   ALL  GONE  RUSSELL-LAW-CAULFIELD Company  MEN -ATTENTION  My  Stock  of Original- Chippewa Shoes  is now in and on the Shelves  *\t  BOOTS     FOR     THE  LOGGER     AND  RANCHER  MINER  <������X^X~>������X������:">������K������X������������!������X������X*������>������X������������M~M������  LIQUOR   ACT,  1910  (Section 35)  NOTICE is hereby (fivcu that, on the I5t.li  ri:iy of May next, application will be made to  the Superintendent of I'roviticial Police for the  tfrant of a licence for the sale of liquor by retail in and upon the premises known as The  Carmi Hotel, s'tuate at Carmi, Ii. C, upon the  lauds descrtbed as Lots A and 11, IMaii 100,  Town of Carmi.  Dated this 3rd day April, 1913.  MICHAEL FERROUX  JEAN C. l*ER*ROUX  Applicants  Hiss /c:  NI OTICE is hereby given that the nieet-  '        ings of the Provincial Labor Com  mission  will  be held at the following  places:���������  Penticton���������Tuesday, May'6tli, io a.m.  Hedley���������Wednesday, May 7th, 2 p.m.,  Princeton���������Thursday, May Sth, 8 p.m.  Greenwood���������Saturday,   May   10th,   2  p.m.  Phoenix���������Tuesday, May 13th, 2 p.m.  Grand Forks���������Thursday, May 15th, 8  p.m.  Oilier meetings will he announced later.  The Commission will hear evidence on  all matters afTccling labor conditions in  the Province.   All persons interested are  invited lo he present.  IT. G. PARSON,  Chairman.  F. R. McNamaka,  Secretary.  animal output of between 10,000,-  000 and 11,000,000 ounces of silver  practically all of which comes from  its Mexican property which is exclusively a silver mining proposition.  Not even tho melancholy mani s  lacking in spirits if ho carries a  (lask.  Marriage brings out all thoro is  in a man, including tho loose  change in his pocket.  Canada has the largest elevator  in the world at Port Arthur, capacity 7,000,000 bushels.  The  family  remedy   for   Coughs   and Colds  "Shtloh costs  so  little  nnd does   to much I'  Every pair absolutely guaranteed to give  satisfaction or Money Back at   *������ "JC  BROWNS,  -  FERRY,  -  WASH.  ^iiinntimtmmmiimmHtmimmmifmmmnintmmniK  tSRR/NG        J  JE*-*:     .     ��������������������������� _<���������  ^*- ������������������������  | SHOES  <&   SUITS |  > <���������  1 P. W. GEORGE & C0. 1  g=   COPPER STREET        ���������        GREENWOOD, B, C.   3  iiiiiiiuiuiiiiaiiiiiiiiiaiiiiimiiiiiiiiiaiiiiiiiiiaiiiiuiiiiiiii^  Style is that indefinable  something that lends  character and distinction  to the appearance.  754  I  N FIT-REFORM Garments,  you get the work of the greatest  designers of Men's Suits and  Overcoats in Canada. These  men are artists, who originate  the styles that well-dresBed  men are pleased to wear.  W. Elson.  Greenwood  ���������^^^^^^^^������C^^^AV^^It^&/M^!m


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