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FOR.ALL KINDS OF FLOOR COVERINGS  j -.'-.'. .- - .WE ARE "SHOWING 'NEW. > - ^ -: .^��������� .   V  UH0LEUHS"    -     @i������cL������tms  CARPETS MATTINGS  See the line of Room-Size Matting Squares  ��������� $2.50 and $3.00 each   -  at  T. M. GULLBY & Oo.  Opposite Postoflice. GREENWOOD, B. C. Phone 27  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 and Magazines  ���������      ������ always on the tables,  Agent for Phoenix Laundry. Of/Ice of Phoenix & Midway Stages  L  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  $8,000,000  CAPITAL, - $10,000,000  DRAFTS ON         REST,  FOREI-GN COUNTRIES  Every branch of The Canadian Bank of Commerce is equipped to issue drafts on  the principal cities in the following countries without delay:  Xftka Crete Greece ��������� New Zealand Siberia  Arabia Cuba Holland  Argentine Republic Denmark Iceland  AuitralU S*yp'   .     . Jn'!,a'.  Austria-Hungary    Faroe Islands Ireland  Belgium Finland Italr  Brazfl Formosa Jap***1  Bulgaria France Java,  CoyLn Fr'ch Cochin China Malta  Chili Germany Manchuria  China Great Britain    >  ; Mexico ---  The amount of these drafts is stated.in lhe money of the country where they are payable; that is they are drawn in sterling, francs, marks, lire, kronen, florins,, yen,  tacls, roubles, etc, as the case may be. Tbia ensures that the payee abroad will  receive the actual amount intended.  ���������'.. . . A233  SAVINGS; BANK  DEPARTMENT  Norway  Panama  Persia  Peru  Philippine Islands  Portugal  Roumania  Russia  Servia  Siam  Soudan  South Africa  Spain  Straits Settlement*  Sweden  Switzerland  Turkey  United State*  Uruguay  West Indies, etc.  J. T. BEATTIE, Manager.  Greenwood Branch.  i  <*������**������<*=-!S5������^^^  i  1!  tt  tt  tt  tt  tt  I  I  'tt  tt  t  SJ:.'.^;).;,Cl  Dealers'in Fresh and Salt Meats, Fish  and Poultry. Shops in nearly all.the  towns of the -Boundary and Kootenay.  COPPER STREET, GREENWOOD, B. C.  Furnished Houses,  Sewing Machines  Pianos for Rent:  ' Skates Ground  Phone 16   Greenwood, B. C.  NOTICE .     -    '  P., Jaynes, having sold his  grocery business to W. M.  Brown, wishes -to thank the  public for their liberal patronage,   and requests  a   continu-  . ance of the 'same for his successor. , As Mr, Jaynes is  leaving the city all accounts  due   him   must, be -settled by  'the ISth inst.  (F  \  LEST YOU FORGET  Let me have your order  for Cross Buns by Thurso  day noon, then you will  be sure to' get them,  , William C.Arthurs  THE  BREAD &  CAKE  BAKER  -. Vienna Bakery, Greenwood  *4e  HAVE YOU SEEN IT?  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.  St. Jude's Anglican Church  Services: Holy Communion S  a.m. ist and 3rd Sundays iu this  month; Matins, 11 a.m.; Evensong, 7:30 p.m.; Sunday School,  2:30 p.m. Oood Friday, Matins  at 11 a. m.; Evensong at 7:30  p. in.  Rev. Franklin Watson, Vicar.  ROOMS   TO    LIST  Iu tho Swayno House, Silver  Street. Clean, private and comfortable rooms in a quiet locality  at reasonable rates. Hot and cold  baths free to guests.  WANTS. Etc  POK  weight  Sale,���������A work horse,  1,250, drive single or  double to be sold cheap, Apply  Mark Christensen, Ledge Office.  For Sale.���������Two sows, seven  months old, Poland1 China breed.  Apply to W. P., Ledge office..  For Sale.���������A Letterpress at a  price.    Apply at Ledge office.  For'Sale.���������Four old Copper  Hand Books at ������0 cents each.  Apply at Ledge office.  For Sale.���������One Incubator and  two Brooders, capacity 250 eggs,  good as new. Will sell at half  cost price. Apply to F. Kcffer,  Anaconda.  Ed. Brown returned from Halcyon last week. ;  S. M.   Johnson returned  from  the east last week,  . It is predicted that copper will  be 16 cents this -summer.  * Lloyd A. Manly will  build  a  large' hotel at Port Mann.  'Dan and Steve Olson have gone  on another trip'to Sweden.  G. B. Taylor is confined .to his  house with an attack of lumbago,  George Fyfe and his bride -returned to Phoenix'Tuesday even-  ing*-  ,. The Phoenix brewery has a  storage capacity of 25,000 gallons. ' -  Bart Inghram has moved his  family irom Midway to Rock  Creek. . /  C. F. Anderson ��������� has been appointed city electrician in Grand  Forks. ' ;     "  Owen Boyer will visit his- old  Quebec home some, time this  "summer. '  A lynx was seen in Phoenix  last' week looking for spring  chickens.  ���������Robert Mcintosh the architect,  is moving from Grand Forks to  the coast.     ,,    --_.", i,���������   .., *-.,,.* ���������  Lome C. Terhune is still-in  Spokane, and will be.able to see  withoneeye.  The Kettle Valley railway  has ordered three more engines  and fifty cars.  Born,���������At Greenwood, March  26th,' to Mr. and Mrs. Mole, a  nine pound son.  The nurseries at Grand Forks  will ship over half a million fruit  trees this season.  Bob Perry has gone up the  West Fork to do some work on  his mineral claims.  Born.���������On March 27th, at the  Mother Lode, to Mr. and Mrs.  George Stevens, a son.  The Tenuis club will hold a  dance in the old Masonic hall on  the 10th of this month.  David McBride was in town  this week. He will celebrate his  75th birthday next Monday.  William Pearce has sold his  five acre orchard at Grand Forks  to R. W. Hughes ior $3,000.  . Jack McMillan has gone to  Hot Springs, Arkansas, to seek  a divorce from his rheumatism.  The total proceeds of the  Miner's Union benefit dance in  aid of Lome C. Terhune are S316.  In the county court a probate  has been granted to Lillian  Bonnett, a step-daughter of the  late Louis Eholt.  The Rossland Miner says that  the telephone service ia that city  is rotten. It is just the reverse  iu the Boundary towns.  Wm. Boyd and Charles Waltn-  sley were in town this week seeing the sigrhts and selliag a few  carloads of mineral water.  Charley Walmslay is progressing favorably. On the third day  of his visit to the Boundary he  was best man at a matrimonial  event.  Service in the Presbyterian  church next Sunday, April 7th,  7:30 p. tn. Sunday School, and  Bible class at 2:30 p. m. All are  welcome..  Archie Aberdeen has gone to  his ranch near Bndesville. During the summer he will assist  the government to make some  more good roads.  There were ,28 applicants for  the position oi city electrician in  Grand Forks. It was given to  F. C. Anderson of Greenwood,  who is moving his family to the  Forks this week.  Miss Lottie Hall was 'pitched  out of an auto at Midway on  Tuesday' and had her left arm  dislocated. She will remain'"i*j  Greenwood a short time before  proceeding to her home in Nelson.  Old Tom has closed' his laundry in Chinatown and gone to  work'on the section at Midway.  He will return next winter and  again devote his attention to the  purification of the white man's  linen.  There was hardly any excitement upon election night, altho  one enthusiastic man paraded  Copper street for several hours  shouting:��������� Gooda de man !  Plenty mun ! Everbod work !  Viye le Jacksico.  After Lent the Hockey Club  will get-up' a dance to get rid ot  its debts. The manager guaranteed some of the debts, but left  town without saying anything.  In future the Hockey Club should  be more careful in selecting a  manager.  Last week in Grand Forks,  Charles Acres was arrested and  given six mouths in jail for lighting matches under suspicious  circumstances, at the rear of the  Davis block, late at night. Acres  was in Nelson the night of the  big sawmill fire- and tried to beat  his way the next day to the  Forks. .  P. W.��������� Lover died' in Payette;  Idaho, last Thursday morning,  following an operation for peritonitis. He came to Greenwood  about 15 years ago. Last year  he severed his connection with  the ,B. C. Copper Co. aud moved  to "his ranch at Beaverdell. He  is'survived by his wife and three  children.  Constable G. H. Aston' was  buried in Penticton last Saturday  with Masonic honors. He was a  member of the Greenwood Lodge  of Masons. James and Wilson  are now held on a charge of  murder. At the .preliminary  trial it came out that James asked Aston for a drink of water in  the stateroom. When it was  given to him James presented a  pistol at Aston and ordered him  to throw up his hands. Aston  refused to do this and James then  shot him in the head. Tames  hails from Godrich, Dakota.  {Western Float I  Quesnel is short of dry wood. -  Ruddy is enlarging his Coalinont  restaurant. .- -,   ' "  f) Vancouver needs another  first-  class theatre.  R.' Greigor has opened a lumber  yard in Oroville.  Alberni and Port Alberni now  have 85 telephones.  A $10,000 opera house is to be  built in Cumberland.  Several new buildings are being  erected in Princeton.  The Alexandria Indians are  fencing their Reserve.  Dr. Jermyn, V. S. is building a  residence in Coalmont.  is   being  a semi-  to  THE ELECTIONS  The elections occurred last  Thursday, and the B. C. Legislature is now composed of 40  Conservatives, and two Socialists,  Place and Williams. Not a single  Liberal was able to touch the wire.  One reason for this was that the  majority of the Liberal candidates  were not much better than Indian  cigar signs. The Liberals must  put up brainy men if they desire to  snatch a seat or two in the charmed circle at Victoria. There are  enough of Tory dubs in tho House  now, without having the harmony  discorded by introducing a bunch  of Grit dummies.  In the Greenwood riding J. R.  Jackson was elected. He obtained  361 votes, and George Heatherton  102. There were 10 spoiled ballots, and one destroyed. The  following is tho official result of the  polling:  s  '     ���������                  Jncksou  Heatherton  Greenwood       .    195  42  Midway            .     41  8  Mother Lode    .     26  29  Eholt                .      29  10  Boundary Falls      29  .       1   :.  Rock Creek      .     38  '     10  Denoro             .       3  '.':' '"   2 '.';'  It is harder to draw a salary for  being good than it is to be good  and that's saying much.  If yon havo a bad memory train  it to havo a discriminating'taste in  what it must forgot.  A   Methodist   church  ,built iu East Princeton.  The News has. become  weekly in Port Alberni.  Another man has been added  the fire brigade in Rupe.  Another hardware store has  been opened in Abbotsford.  A. G. McKay has opened a  garage and livery in Penticton.  George Aylwin died in * New  Denver last week from pneumonia.  A temporary postoflice building  is being erected in Prince Rupert.  It is reported that Coleman will  again have a newspaper this month.  There are no idle men in 'Frank,  and the mines arejworking full blast.  The city hospital in Prince Rupert has bought a $1,000 ambulance.  Prize fights are becoming common'in the towns along the Crow.  T. T. Booth has taken charge of  the Colonial hotel at Soda Creek.  After June 13 no more bottle  licenses will be granted in Prince  Rupert.   .  The site has been secured in  Chilliwack for a $40,000 school  building.  There are 31 theatres in New  York, and seven more will be built  this year.  George Walker, government  agent at Barkeryille - died a. few.  days ago. > "  The winter just past was the  most delightful one ever known in  the Yukon. '  *     ,  Mr. Maloney is leaving Okanagan i  Falls for Montreal. He came j  west in 1849.  In White Horse Bob Earle has  opened a horse barber shop in  Lowe's barn.  In Coleman the Grand Union  hotel now has a frontage of 100  feet on Main street.  It is estimated that the Penticton  orchards will produce 50 carloads  of fruit this summer.  The Chilliwack Baptist church  has extended a call to the Rev. Mr.  Marshall of Montreal.  Mrs. Adolphine Pirlot committed  suicide at Frank, by drowning herself in the_ Old Man river.  This season many new orchards,  and large areas of vegetables will  be planted at Okanagan Falls.  James McConnell died a few  days ago. He had lived in the  Chilliwack valley for 39 years.  The Young People's Society of  East Chilliwack, recently played  Too Many Husbands to a $71 house.  At Penticton Bill White was  sent three months to jail, for giving an Indian some Irish whiskey.  The" Reporter, New Michel's  leading newspaper has moved its  quarters to the Somerton building.  Tbe Dewduey townsite, adjoining Hope, has been bought by E.  C. Bagshawe and W. T. Williams  of Victoria.  N. J. LaPlaute of Marcus recently bought 1,000 White Leghorn chickens at Waitaburg for  14 cents each.  Clarence Smith of Merritt is a  Mnlatto and weighs 114 pounds.  He wants to box with anyone up  to 135 pounds.  Dr. Offerhaus died in Holland  last month aged 62 years. He had  lived in the Okanagau district at  Lansdowne for 28 years.  H. E. Morgan and his outfit have  left White Horse for the head of  White river. Tom Clair, Lee  Green and Ginger Stewart went  with the party.  Fresh eggs were 35 cents adozen  in Kaslo last week, and if the  price drops a little lower, it will be  safe to leave them out of the safe  at nights, says the Kootenaian.  At Blairmore Lee Tuck and  Long Tan were fined $100 each for  running an opium joint and  gambling den. Seven Chinese  frequenters, were fined $23 each.  The . Cosmopolitan hotel and  other buildings wero burned in  Blairmore last week. The loss is  $SO,000 with $20,000 insurance.  Ono Italian was burned to death.  On the, ninth day after*, being  shot in the head by a prisoner,  Constable Aston died in the  Kelowna hospital. His, death  should be a warning to other  officers not to, go to sleep when in  charge of dangerous criminals.  A troop of Girl Guides has been  organized at Penticton. In this  age of fads there is little danger of  them being taught, how to guide a  frying pan across a hot stove, or  to play a washboard solo, entitled,  Everybody Works But Mother.  Mrs. F. L. Churchill of Rossland  will soon take up her residence in,,  Spokane.-   For terrible injuries re- '���������  ceived on the Great Northern railway the jury recently awarded her ,  $50,000 damages; but the company  settled    with   her  by paying the  doctor's bill, and'$15,000.  A ��������� few days ago 10,000 immi-,  grants from Europe lauded in Canada, and Btarted west. The  Islander remarks that now is tho  time for Cumberland to throw out  the life line. Evidently the editor  of that paper thinks these newcomers are in danger of being  drowned if they do not reach Cumberland.  It is more than 20 years ago  since the Halcyon Hot Springs on  the upper Arrow lake were located.  Since Wm. Boyd took charge of the  Hotel Halcyon it has become a  great health resort, and the hotel  will soon.be enlarged to take care  of the increasing business. Halcyon  water is bottled and shipped to all  parts of the country. It is a great  reviver, especially in the morning.  Constable   Aston   who died in  Kelowna   last week  was an old  soldier.    He served  with the 17th '  Lancers in India, and through tho  Zulu wars in - South Africa.    He  was a member of the search party  that found the body of the Prince  Imperial, after the Prince's party  had been cut to pieces.    Aston also  went through the Boer war, and  served 12 years in  the N. W. M.  P.   He had'��������� great  knowledge.of  horses, and at one time was sent -  to Australia to purchase equines  for the Imperial government.  The   - Kootenay     Monumental  Works,  Nelson, B;-C;  maTjnfac--  ture all sizes and kinds of headstones and monuments. s  -THE WAGON ROADS.  With an appropriation' of $65,-  000 there will be much activity in  the building of wagon roads around  Greenwood this summer. Three  outfits went to work this week, and  more will be added in a few days.  The bridge across the Kettle  river, three miles east of Rock  Creek has been finished and is now  practically open for traffic.  The wagon road starting near  the City Hall is being continued a  mile and a half to connect the old  road.  An easier grade is being made to  the No. 7 mine, in order to cut  out the heavy hill leading to the  Ruby mine. ~  West of the Midway coal mine  some rock work is being done, and  the road widened.  At Boundary {Falls the road is  being improved, and in a short  time the main road between Rock  Creek and Eholt will be a ceedit to  any country.  New roads will be commenced  when proper reports are made and  commended.  CARMI NOTES  Turner & Co. are working nine  men on their five mile right of way  contract commencing three miles  above town. They expect to finish  by the first of May.  Another gang is clearing three  miles commencing at Carmi and  expect to get through about tho  same time.  The citizens met in the Carrai  hotel on Saturday ouening and  organized the Carmi Board of  Trade, with tho following officers:  Hon. Pres., Jas. J. Warren; Pres.,  Edward G.Smith* Vice Pres., J.  W. Nelson; Sec, I. Crawford;  Treas., Father Ferroux; Expp.h live  (Continued on last ���������."(���������''���������*)  , *"���������    I  ,n     - '  w^smmssissmin  mM$^������kffl - ���������'   ''t  THE   LEDGE,   GREENWOOD,   BRITISH. COLUMBIA  THE  LEDGE  Is located at Greenwood, B. C., aml 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 *0ve 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. II believes that ad-  " vertising is the life of trade; atfd that one of the noblest works of  creation is the man who always pays the printer.  The Ledge is $2.00 a year m advance, 0r $2.50 when not so paid.  It is postage free to all parts 0f Canada. Mexico, Great Britain and  thc county of Bruce. To the United States it is $2.50 a year, always  in advance.  R.  T.  LOWERY  editou  an*>  financier.  GREENWOOD, APRIL 4, 1912.  A bluo mark hero indicates that y0llr Subscription has  become deceased, and that th.0 editor would once more  liko to coimnuno with your collateral.  THE ELECTIONS  arrive in that city next Octobor.  To the man in love his sweetheart always looks beautiful, even  though to others, she looks as ugly  as an angry porcupine.  would like to have tho reputation  of Mark Twain,   or Lincoln,   or  Bernard Shaw.    It would  be just  for the sheer delight of being heard.  Whatever I gay now sinks into the  soft grey of universal inattention.  Though I spoak with tho tongue  of angels, though I utter words of  exquisite silver,  though  my sentences be as warm as Cowoggio's,  pictures or as tastily wrought as a  cup of Benvenulo Cellini, T and  my words and work  aro trampled  under the hoofs of the multitudes  of obscurity.  Therefore I could wish the gods  might give mo un hour of plain,  cheap, vulgar fame, so that before  I speak, club women might ring a  bell for silence, and when I speak  I might hoar my innocuous plati-  ttido caught up as something precious and passed on from lip to lip,  and that thus T might admire myself in the reverberating echoes of  my intellectual thunder.  Reputation fame, a pedestal,  raises a man to the nth power. I  have seen congregations convulsed  at a bishop's milky  wit; I have  Prairie Provinces,and this will continue unless some effort is made to  attract the industrious man with  small capital, and make it possible  for him to exist whilst working to  convert the forest into arable land  with an earning capacity.  British Columbia imports nearly  twenty  million   dollars worth   of  agricultural products per annum,  consequently   extravagent    prices  are charged    to residents in  the  cities,  and  yet we havo the land  which can produce more than  wo  need, and could export instead  of  import.     Is   not    this    problem  worthy of tho serious consideration  of a great statesman,  tho solving  of which  will   place him in the  front ranks and leave tho puorilo  politician 'leagues   behind in  the  estimation of tho present ond coming generation?  From a sound business-like  standpoint it can bo dono, and for  this many thanks aro due to the  able management of public affairs  by tho Government of this Province. Wo now havo a surplus in  place of tho former deficit, the stir  ���������ce" J.  A  four Razors Honed |  and Your Baths ;at J  ft  fi. W. Farmer & Co.,  REAI, -ESTATE,  Rock Creek, B. C.  GREENWOOD.  6&&&&&*Z<&&M>&&_<&&>&&&&1.&&  WT_ .Tiff Greenwood Miners  . r.' JM. Uni������-*' N������- 22>w-  ���������   A ���������   1VA. F M) mpots 0>  Saturday evening- in Union Hall, Copper street, Greenwood, at 7.  Also in, hall at, Mother Lode mine  L'i'iday evening's at 7.  BERT de WIElX Seoty  f  JX JX JX JX JX JX Jit JX JX jX jX j������ jj jX jjt jx jfi  .**.  ���������*.  ���������-*.  1  LYNN CREEK DAIRY  Tub result of tho elections last  week show that tho people of B. C.  havo wonderful confidence, in the  McBride government. It remains  with the government to I'Gtain that  confidence, by maintaining an ad-  ministration of public affairs that  will bo just, honest and progress  ive.    A.  one-sided government is  liable to swell in the upper stope, <    AwJ(B ^  ^ Harry .fc ^  and   lose   its   pedal   extremities. |y0Ul. oW��������� ^ ^ you ^ ^  read hay books by famous writers;    ,       . ������, .__ _..   .. , .  , ' P'ns of $8,000,000, if left with a  I havo heard tho maundorings of L��������� ,      .���������  b bank  will  earn  3 per   cent,   per  mayors and  governors applauded L���������, ~ .     '.,,  fa " annum.    Can any tangible ohjec-  wildly.    I  wonder what I'd  look L.     ,       .    ,       .      *T     ~  tion bo raised against tho Govem-  Mke under the magnifying glass!��������� m���������. .       ,. ,    ,   ,.  J   b b menfc investing a part of this sur  DELIVERED  To any part of the city or district  ,    CO., 1/T'D.  Leaves Mother I<ode  9,30 a.  m.  ' 6:30 p. in.  Leaves Greenwood  2:00 p.  m.  -8:30 p.  m.  J.McDONELL, Proprietor  GREENWOOD and  MIDWAY STAGE  ^Leaves Greenwood for Spokane  at 7 a. m., and for Oroville at 2:30  p. m. " Charles Russell.   .  I .2:00 p. <m.        ,-'.5  ^ -8:30 p.  m. *$  *i ��������� <%  ���������%      Saturday   last   stage ' leaves t  %  Mother Lode6p.m.   Returning-, ^  ^ leaves Greenwood 10 n. in. **&  ������S . ��������� *t  "l - 1  ^ Greenwood Office 5'  *> NORDEN   HOTEL *-  ���������JX JX JX JX JX JX JX JX JX Jfi St JX J* JX JX JX JX  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   -'  tolls how a gambler cashed  in after the-flush" days of ' .'  Sandon ; how it rained in :  . New Denver - long  after  '  Noah..was dead; :how���������a ,V  .   parson took, a  drink*.at   ���������'/  BearXake in iearly days ;   :'  how-justice was dealt in ���������  Kaslo  in  '93;   how tho  Frank Fletcher    *,  Provincial Land Surveyor,"'  Nelson,-B.C.  Dr. Frank Crane.  Moving picture shows damage  tho sight, and in some eases lower  the morals of those who attend  them regularly.  Drunk with power a government ia  apt to lose its footing and tunable  into the sump of defeat. With  McBride at the helm the ship of  . state need not fear the breakers ou  tho outside; but it may be Scuttled  by- its own crew. That is the  danger that now besets tho B. O.  government, and wo pray that ib  will nover happen, for we "mortally  hato to see a good thing go to  pieces through internal strife and  bickerings.  Both rich and poor are tarred  with tho same stick. They will  both play the cinch when they hold  the top hand.    Hence the continual  strife  between  labor and capital.  When mud meets mud then comes  the    strike,    and   strike-breaker.  Both  side3 need  more love,   and  fewer brick-bats.  win    in Nelson.  Bruce's spider.  Do   not  forget  EvebY good quality is noxious  if unmixed, and that is wby every  government should have a stiff  Opposition. ���������  Ii* all country landlords receive  the same treatment, there will be  little roar about Bowser's Liq-uor  Act.  Dast month two policeman were  killed in B. c.    We should organ-  Practieal Socialism  At a Cranbrook  meeting A. E.  Watts,    Wattsburg,   submitted   a  proposal for the more rapid development   of   the   agricultural   resources of the Province.    Several  speakers expressed  their approval,  and a resolution   was passed requesting Mr. Watts to submit the  proposal  to   the Premier   for his  consideration.    In submitting  the  matter to the meeting Mr.   Watts  said that whilst we all  admit that  the rapid expansion or construction  of railways is of the greatest importance permanent prosperity cannot be attained if we do not provide something for them  to transport.   -Mines and timber become  sooner or later exhausted,   but the  productive capacity of the soil  re-  izo a Society to protect our police- m���������-  en * mains with us if properly cared for;  and that the proposal he was submitting could be made to answer  Evisx the poets are not raving  much abont the spring that is now  touching ns with its icy Augers.  No   amount of  education can  take the place of tho elegance that  AltrroGri a veteran the editor of comes from birth.  this pappr is always willing to receive advice as to how this, paper  should be conducted. We have  picked up many a valuable pointer  from green hands, for sometimes a  deckhand can see things unnoticed  by tho man at the wheel.  The world will bo better when  every church is turned into a  sclioolhoiise.  It seems qniet natural that a  water man should head the poll in  Vancouver.  Jy you would live long and well      h0VQ hflfl neyer been U8e(1 nf? tho  keep smiling, and be cheerful Under  all circumstances. It will also  help if you drink nothing but distilled water, and a sip or two of  olive oil daily.  For the first time in the history  of the world tho Liberals received  a complete whitewash in B. C. last  week. They can uow sit down in  tho back seats, and sassthe umpire.  basis for any government.  If We   were all   blind  would never u8e paint.  women  Tastes differ. Even if this is the  poorest advertising town in Canada we would rather edit Greenwood's leading excitement than be  premier of the Dominion.  With hardly an exception a belief, religious or political, is something borrowed, and comes to Us  down the trail of time like an echo  from some far-off canyon.  Wheiv priests disagree the truth  comes to the surface.  A douak in the bank is worth  two i������ the pocket.  WATcn* tho oyc for love, and the  nioutb for passion.  Some birds are too shy to sing  iQ the open. ���������  It is a wiso hen that knows, her  own eggs.  Tab world needs a new Bible.  '���������'���������'" There is at least one redeeming  ��������� feature about the Socialist who secured - a Place in the B. C. Legislature last week.   He has a short  name. .  It should be a good time to open  a school of deportment in Nelson,  Thinking Themes  Of course> I enj0y *j*q0 rjCUi ^0  hand but itches to clutch money,  that golden Jovian thunderbolt of  power, that wand that makes all  men and w0men leap and stare,  that Aladdin lamp that brings the  ends of the earth running to build  your palace and cushion your feet.  But more I onVy them that have  Tho Duke of Connaught is due to 'a great  Narno.   jUBfc ft wh���������0  the claims of those- who curse  capital and preach Socialism as  the euro for all ills and abuses,  that this was a practical form of  Socialism and no man need be  [without profitable work, and the  poorest man could really become a  working partner with the State or  Province.  There   can be no difference of  opinion as to the most urgent needs  of the Provinco being population  and capital to develop her magnificent   resources,   and   that   large  cities are being   developed  much  more rapidly than the country resources upon which the cities must  rely eventually for their support  and subsistance.    And  unless the  agricultural    capabilities    of  the  country are developed' in  proportion to the growth of the cities this  Proviuce is more than likely to  meet with tho same conditions now  prevailing in Spokane and Seattle,  and other largo cities in tho TJ. S.,  owing principally to tho great development of cities, and the surrounding country having little or  no earning capacity.'  The first essential thing to produce permanent wealth is agriculture. A country composed of  small farms with industrious people is the most quickly recuperative after adverse circumstances or  great catastrophies. France after  the disastrous war with Germany  and her rapid recovery provides an  object lesson in that respect.   ',  British Columbia has the undeveloped land, but accompanied  with disadvantages, the most formidable being the great; cost of  clearing land and preparing it for  cultivation, and this is the principal reason why wo are behind in  tho competition for population and  plus for the purpose of assisting  poor   industrious   men    to   tame  nature and to convert the now useless land into its possible earning  capacity, and  feed  tho increasing  population "of the cities at a reduced cost?   That is one advantage, but many others will follow.  I suggest that the Government  should lend  money to bona fide  settlers at 8 per cent per annum,  and hold a mortgage on the property, that the money be advanced  only as the impiovements are done,  and- this to be in the hands and at  the discretion  of a non political  commission in each- district.    One  "per   cent should pay the cost of  administration.    The Government  for the peoplo will make 4 per cent,  profit, that is, over what a bank is  paying for the surplus' now held.  Consequently,    the   Provinco   receive the beuefit not only in that  but - in  the fact that tho taxible  value of the land will be increased,  and that by the influx of population, merchants and all industries  will   receive   their share   of the  benefits   which   accrue   from the  consequent expansion and development   of   tho   resources   of   the  country.  The thought may occur that, the  surplus would soon  be absorbed,  even so, there is plenty of capital  the Government  could secure by  issuing bonds at 4 per cent, which  would be readily tak'en  up for a  purpose of such  national importance and with such a solid security.  This is a suggestion in  its crude  form and I have discussed it  with  many of the leading people of all  shades of political opinion, and  no  one so far has expressed " anything  but approval of tbe scheme.  ALLRED.POULTRYYARD  MY.VCASTBR,   n. C,  EXCLUSIVELY  Pen r.���������Headed by "Vic," au ideal  bird, winning ist at Seattle, Belliug-  ham and Vancouver, ancl 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"Tiin," a grand  cockerel, from winning stock at Trail  and Nelson, with whom is mated  twelve good colored pulle'ts.  Pen 3.���������Is made up of good utility  birds, all thorobreds.  KGGS-  Pens i and 2       - ���������      $s 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   ���������BY- ���������  3. H. JAMES of Greenwood.   =  , saloon man outprayed the  women in Kalamazoo, "and  graphically   .depicts   tho  roamings   of   a  western  editor among'' the tendor-  feot in tlio cent-bolt.   It  contains tho early history  of Nelson and a romance  of tho -Silver King mine.  In   it .are   printed, threo  western poems,'and doz-  onsof articles too numer-'  ous to mention.   Send for  ono before it is too^latc.  Tlie  price   is   25  cents;  postpaid to any part of the-  world.   Address  all .let- '."  ters to  STARKEY & CO.  "' nelson, b.c.     '���������   , ,  . wholesale  '   dealers in  Produce   and   Provisions  R^:T.;L,oweryr  GEEENWOOD, B. C.  Don't Be/HOODWINKED  .WE NEVER CHANGE BRANDS  TO   HORSEMEN  "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 ot week at Stooke's  ranch. Rates, $io\ by the week,  >'5; to insure foal.'jjtao. C. P. C.  Rock, owner and manager  TheBRILLIANTES  Are the Best Clear Havanas in Canada  Made Ijy Union Labor in the best Hygienic Factory in tlie country.   Call for',  tliem and get value for your money in-  .     stead of rope  WILBERG &WOLZ, Prop. B.C. Clear ;  Factory, New Westminster, B. C.    ..  Greenwood City .Waterworks Company  a. ���������  SIWOKE.,  Mountaineer, and Kootenay Standard Cigars.   Made by  J. C. .THELIN & Co., NELSON.  CITV  JX jt JX JX JX JX JX JX.JX JX JX JX JX JX JJ JX JX  T.   THOMAS f  CLOTHES CLEANED  PRESSED AND REPAIRED  ? TAILOR - GREENWOOD ������  J? IT *> JP JP j? ^ fi- & jf jf jp jy, ^ ,f. jp ������  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 the 37 months that Lowery's  Claim was on earth it did business all  over, the-world... It was tho most  unique, independent ond fearless journal ������ver 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 .ceasad to publish it,  pa/ty on account of a lazy liver and  partly bec.iuse it takes a pile of money  to run a paper that is outlawed. Iherfi  are still 20 different editions of this condemned journal in print. Send 10 cents  and get one or $2 and get the bunch.  R.T. LOWEKY,     .  ,   Greenwood, B. O   ' '  Took No Chances  "I made a mistake," said Plod-  fling Pete.'. "I told that man up  the road I needed a iittle help  'cause I was lookin' for me family  from whom I have been separated  foryears. "  "Didn't .that make him come  across?''  "He couldn't see it. He said  dat he didn't know my family, but  he wasn't going to help in bringing  any such trouble on 'em." -Washington Star.  In Short  There are some persons who  seem to take deep interest in the  question how not to please.  To keep yourself   pleased and  happy is an ideal way of getting  even with your enemies.  A way not to be recommended  no ...  . . in keeping a secret is to get some-  capital  ln   comparison   with   the body to help you.  AFMI is situated on the West Fork of the  Kettle nver, at its junction with Wilkinson  creek,   It is 57 miles from Greenwood and  on a larZ J"!     ff0nlGfand Fo**s'   ������ is located  riveVTnP ^������n^hewcst bank of the Kettle.  ^uu^nmg fampf'   F^ the next two years it  will be the supply point for the Kettle Valley railway during the construction of that road to Pentfcv  ton, 0/ miles,  CARMI has mining, timber and agricultural  resources of great value, It has gold minis right at  the townsite, and is a good smelter site,  Lots are being sold at from $50 to $250 each,  Invest your money at home,  For further particulars apply to  CARMI  TOWNSITE  CARMI,      B.    C.  CO.,  ./������������������'��������� f"1  , THE   LEDGE,   GREENWOOD,   BRITISH, COLUMBIA.  WESTERN - - HOTELS.  THE   KOOTENAT   SALOON  Sandon, B. 0., has a line of nerve  bracers unsurpassed in any mountain town oi the Great" West. A  glass of aqua pura given free with  1 spirits menti.  1/  NKtVMAlCKBX   HOTJEt, ;i  .Is the home for all tourists and  millionaires''visiting1 New' Don-  ver, British'Columbia: i���������   ,  Ilunry Stogc. Propr.  , THK   PBOVINCB   HOTEL  Grand Forks.'is a large'tnree-  story brick hotel that, provides  the public with'good meals and  , pleasant rooms. A new building  but the same old rates.   .  .   , lCm.il I.aison, Proprietor,  UltlDKSVIIGLE   HOTEX.  ' . r  Bridesville, B. C. Provides excellent  accommodation for touiists and travellers.. Fresh Eggs and Butter. Special  Irish Whiskey always on hand. '  THOMAS   WALSH,   Proprietor.  LONDON AND PAEIS  JLAKEVIEW   nOTKL  in Nelson, B" C, employs all  white help ��������� and is a home for the  world'at $1.00 a day.  ,  i     Nap. Mallette; Proprietor.  HOTEL CASTLEGAR, Castlegar June-  i      j  ���������   tion..   All  modern.     Excellent  acconioclations for tourists and  drummers. Boundarytrain leaves  '   ' ' here at 9.10 a.m.  .W. II.  CAGE, Proprietor  The British Capital Wears1 a Sombre  Face but the Laugh is Ever in  "Gay Poree."  WHAT "Al AT LLOtfDS" MEANS  A TTell Known Phrase to Most People,  but Few are Fumlliar with its  Keal Significance.  \i  thk kasi.o  noTicr.  Kaslo, B. C���������   is a  comfortable  home for ali-who travel to that]  1   city.       , - , .    -  Cooklo & Fnpworln.  SHRRRltOOKK    HOUSE      '  Nelson; B C' Ono minute's walk  from C.  P. it   station.'   Cuisine  ������ unexcelled; Well heated and ven-  tilnted.  -     * LAVINGE & DUNK. Propilctors.  GRANITECREEK HOTEL  ., Granite Creek, B. C. Headquarters,for miners, prospectors and  railroad men.    Good stabling in'  1 " connection. Tasty meals and  pleasant rooms. ,    , '  - <     "     H.G00D1SS0N, Proprietor.  GRAND UNION HOTEL  Ilcdley, 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. Re-  i liable information will be given  investors and working men.  ANTON WINKLER, Proprietor.  TIUCMONT   nOUSE        '"  Nelson, B.C.,ifl run on tho -Ani-  eric.'n and European plan. Steam  heated rooms. All white-labor.  . Special 'attention, paid to dining-  room.     ,      .j. K  - HuiiRomo & Ciinipliell, Props,  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. **��������� KIRBY.  TULAMEEN HOTEL  , i ' Princeton, B. C . is the headquarters for miners, investors  and railroad men. A fine location and everything first class  KIRKPATRICK & MALONE, Proprietors.  ALGOMA HOTEL  Deadsvood, B. _Q. This hotel is  within jeasy 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,,  r ' ESTABLISHED 1817 "  Capital, all paid up, $15,413,000.   Rest, $15,000,000.  UNDIVIDKI>   PROFITS,   #1,855,18*' 30  Hon.'President: Lord Stratiicona 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, {&&���������1s!} New York, Chicago  * * i  Buy and Sell Sterling Exchange and Cable Transfers.     Grant Commercial and  Travellers' Credits, available in any part of the world.  SAVINGS-BANK DEPARTMENT I"^^Sat  London Is the world's male-city. It  ever remains a o\ty, or If it take on a  soul it ls'.that of some terrific, almost  Inhuman,    force.    You    nev^r    turn  smiling  on   It  when  you   arrive,   or  smile to yourself when you think of  It, 'as' one" thought  of  a  loved "one.  London Receives  you   with  a  preoccupied air, Is sombre, heavy browed.  It has serious affairs to think of, and  cannot  relax   to   smile   on   you   and  make you welcome.   You cannot take  It by the arm and make free with it.  You feel  there would be'wondering,  accusing eyes on you if you did anything  which   would -break   the  sober  monotony of the usual,  the ordered.  ���������You  must  walk  sedately,  be of * the  crowd, keep on the pavement.  ��������� In > Paris   one  who  does  anything,  however    foolish,   however   odd,    to  bring some colour, some variety into  life is welcomed.    Parisians love' the  unusual,   the  Improvised,   the daring.  You    know   approving,    sympathetic  eyes on you as you parade your emotions, air your eccentricities, or defy  convention in any form.   The French  do not see -why shows should be kept  for  theatres, only;   they  would  have  their  streets   a  stage,   with  a   thrill*  at  every  corner.    That   is  why   the  flamboyant  Bohemian,   the   poet,   the  dreamer, the lover, all half-mad souls'  thoso who scorn conventions because-  their minds are on bigger things are  at home there. ���������'  The soul that iooks out of the eyes  of Paris ia that of one who 'has lived,  and loved, and tasted life's many  goblets, and remained young,-and gay,'  and above all tolerant in spite of all  her experiences. 'She will look with*  an Indulgent eye on your follies, for'  she has known them, and will know  them again; she^vill laugh on a sigh  at'your extravagances, knowing how  fleeting Is the season when one dare  be exuberant; she will take you to  her heart, and with strange lures  make you forget she has had other  lovers; she will let you go, the old  half-mocking, half-tender' smile still  on her lips. Gone with her may be  your Illusions and your faith, but forget her you cannot,' ever.    '  CHLOROFOKMItfG PLANTS  Greenwood Branch   - C. B. Winter, Mgrr.  WHOLESALE GROCERS  Corner Smythe and Beattie St's, VANCOUVER, B. C  71  Agents for STIRT0N & DYER Cigars  The Best Value of any Cigar made in Canada  Brands:    SALOME.    SAVANNAH.    SMART SET,  CARIBOO.     UTOPIA.  TEMPERANCE :|  '-   is all right if shorn of huuibiiggery: -  Too much  water drinking is  just  as injurious as too much liquor'or  anything else.  OUR. PURE WINES  AND LIQUORS'  are medicinal if not abused. Every  household should have a- moderate  supply of pure wines.or liquors in  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 Liquor Company, Importers, Greenwood, B. & _  ^nimmmmmmfnmmmmfnmfnmnimmmmmmfng.  1 Greenwood to Phoenix Stage I  Si~ Leaves Greenwood Daily at 3 p. m. 3  g Arrives Greenwood Daily at 10 a. m. =3  S~ GREENWOOD OFFICE        - - CLUB CIGAR STORE 3  Latest Idea to Promote Raped Growth  of Plants Is to Compel Sleep.  One would think, at first sight, that  an anesthetic would retard the blossoming of a plant, instead of hastening it. The action would seem, however, to resemble that of a man who  takes a sleeping-draught in the afternoon so that he might get to sleep  earlier and wake at 2 a.m. to take a  train. \  It was found by experiment that  In plants, as In animals, ether and  chloroform cause "every Indication of  sleep, and during the past few years  the system of treating plants in this  way, to hasten them through the resting periods, has been adopted com-  ctally with extraordinary success.  Thus, ''a lilac-bush may be lifted from  the ground at the end of the summer,  while the "leaves are still on it, and  kept for several hours under the influence of ether.' By this means such  an effect Is produced on the tissues  as it would have taken Nature months  to accomplish. It is now easily possible to flower lilac twice ia the same  year by etherising the plant and subsequently forcing it in the hot-house.  Plants to be etherised are brought  first Into a dry condition at top and  root, and then placed in an airtight  structure. The door is sealed,.and  the ether applied through a small-  hole In the roof Into a vessel is the  house, and the fumes, being heavier  than the atmosphere, hang about near  the floor, where the plants are arranged. The ether has the effect of  drying up the moisture in the tissues,  and it is thought that In the natural  rest of plantB there Is a gradual-drying process at work, which, for want  of better knowledge, the cultivator  describes as the ripening of tho  tissues."  In the first place, it may be as well  to explain that Lloyd's it not an in-  Buranoe company. It la simply a combination of individual members, each  member transacting his own business,  but being bound by the common rules.  In other words, Lloyd's does not Insure as a , body,, all business being  transacted by ��������� Individual members^  Theso members divide the risk, each'  member taking,.a small proportion  only. - ���������> ��������� " ��������� >'  ' Thus, In the case of a policy for  $5000 it is 'quite" probable that the  risk would be' split up between ten  members. Bach of these members  would sign the policy, stating the  amount of risk "undertaken. As the  signatures are written" on the policy,  one'under the other, the meaning of  the term "underwriter" becomes apparent.   ;  In the case of a-large policy, there  may be columns of names, and so it  would happen that should a vessel be  wrecked no Individual person  would be responsible' for the whole  loss, in the case of disaster no member would have to pay more than  the amount underwritten by him. It  /requently happens that the fractional  risk taken by an underwriter may be  underwritten ��������� again ��������� by other people,  who will thus share his loss, If such  occurs.        ' (       '  Lloyd's was started about tho year  1688 by Edward Lloyd, the first of  the Lloyds, who kept a coffee shop in  Tower Street, and who at the same  time provided such facilities for  marine insurance that his name has  always remained as the title of the  association of underwriters who  transact business under its auspices.  Lloyd's "grew and prospered. So  much so that the members mado  fortunes. The years 1811 and 1871  were red letter years in the history  of the. association, the former witnessing the organisation of the company on the lines on which it ds still  conducted, and the latter the Act of  Incorporation.  In every port and upon every coast  Lloyd's'are represented, and at the  present moment there are no less than  2000 agents stationed all over the  globe. The movements of every ship  from point to point are known to  these men, and, as they are in constant communication with headquarters in London, the latter are in  a position to answer all inquiries relative to vessels In which Lloyd's are  interested." -',*"*  Marine insurance and marine information are the * specialities of  Lloyd's, but every kind of risk is  undertaken. The underwriters will  Insure any person against practically  any Imaginable contingency.  THE ITALIAN AT HOME  Sober, Frugal and Withal, Cheerful,  . the Italian iu His Native Haunts  ,'   Exists Pleasurablj.  The Italian peasant, poor and overtaxed, is of necessity economical, but  he   Is   by   temperament   sober   and  frugal in -his mode of life.   Macaroni  and,olive oil seem.to.be his staple  articles of diet.    Beans with oil and  salt are held by the peasantry to be  a  dish   fit   for   the   gods.     Chestnut  trees flourish on the Apennines, and  the nuts form a nutritive food ��������� even  being ground into flour and made into  a  kind   of  bread  ���������, for  the   poorer  peasants of the country. The dwellers  in the Italian towns are also, 'for the  most part, frugal  and abstemious in  their   habits;    they   eat   and   drink  sparingly and are good cooks.    They  are,   too,  addicted   to  such  harmless  pleasures as caferor theatre visiting,  There on Sunday or Thursday nights  (the  latter  the  weekly "half-holiday)  the good burgher and his  wife  may  be  seen   elad  in   their  Sunday   best.  They spend little, but seem to enjoy  life.     Thc   Italian   woman   is   clover  with  her  needle,   and  does   wonders  In tho way o'f dress. But she is proud,  and would  rather stay at home than  look    shabby    or    unfashionable    in  public.   They dress carefully, and are  caTeful  of their dress, and  men  and  women are Invariably well groomed.  Awav In the South of Italy, where  even the aristocracy are impoverished, those who cannot afford to keep a  carriage and a pair of horses   (and  this Is imperative in such circles), a  number of families will club together  to use a common- vehicle in turn on  certain days of the  week,  and  by a  simple   arrangement   they   are   each  able   to   drive  out   In   a   coach   that  bears  on  its  panels  their  own   particular armorial device.  " Unequalled for Domestic Use.  STOPS COUGHS HEALS THELUNGS  1 PRICE. 25 CENTS  NEW ADVERTISING SCALE.  The newspapers in Greenwood, Phoenix and Grand Forks have adopted the  following scale for legal advertising:  Application   for   Liquor  Licence  (30 days) $5.oo.  Certificate of Improvement Notice  (60 days) $7.50  Application to Purchase Land Notices (60 days) $7.50  Delinquent Co-owner Notices  (90  days) f, 10.00  Water Notices (small) ?7-50  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  Send for a catalogue of headstones and. monuments, made by  the Kootenay Monumental Works,  Nelson, B. O.  ' A S S A V E ***?  E. W. WIDDOWSON, Assayer and  Chemist, 'Box B1108, Nelson, B, C.  Charges:���������Gold, Silver, Lead or Copper,,  $1 each. Gold-Silver, or Silver-Lead,  ������1.50. Prices for other metals: Coal,  Cement, Fireclay analyses on application. The largest custom assay office in  British Columbia.-..* . ���������  WARS COST IN "CASH  Military  Men  Calculnte the Ruinous  Cash Outlay Entailed by a Modern  Franco-German War.  Bad Times for Noblest  One sign of the prevailing hard  times lu Germany Is the appearance  in the newspapers of advertisements  of noblemen seeking ready-made fo*>  tunes with wives attached. The demand for " heiresses, American and  otherwise, was never so great as now.  Titles .in the market range from  Princes downward, and even the staid  old "Vossische Zeitung" contains the  following advertisement:���������  - ��������� Prince, 28 yeara old, of noble appearance, wishes immediate marriage  condition, $125,000.  This is typical of many other advertisements. It would seem also that  there are almost as many heiresses  looking out for titled husbands, as  witness the following tempting announcements:���������  Refined, handsome young lady of  24, multl-marrlonalres, seeks a Count  In military service.  Countess, possessing millions, but  divorced, seeks a second match with  a gentleman bearing a noble title.  Always Her "At Home" Day  Carpenter-mason birds would probably own the hornbllls as the head  of their profession. A pair of these  birds make their nest in the trunk  of a tree, and the female, when about  to lay her eggs, enters'the hole and  does not come away until the eggs  are hatched. There is no way out,  for her lord calmly fastens her in by  plastering up the hole through which  she has entered, leaving only >a narrow slit through which she can thrust  out her beak to be fed by -him. The  male has a haTd time in feeding her  and the whole family which Is presently hatched. Still, his family costs  him less than does that of "the elder-  duck, which plucks the down from its  snowy breast to line her nest.  Birds build pretty well everywhere,  with all -manner of material. The  Idng-fisher is content'to have evll-  smelling fish-bones in the hollow  tree-trunk in which it lays its eggs;  the hoopoe, similarly housed, has a  nest which smells vilely, apparently  as a means of protection. A bare ledge  of rock for a sea-bird, a hole in the  sand for the ostrich, a mound of decaying vegetation acting as a natural  Incubator for the eggs of the brush-  turkey; nests of leaves, nests of  spiders' webs, nests of dainty lichens;  nests shaped like cups, like bottles,  like hammocks, like sugar-loaves;  nests made from a sort of glue from  the bird's mouths���������there is no end  to the variety of nest-making, from  the simplest to the most complex.  The Army and Navy Gazette calls  attention'very appropriately to this  subject. ��������� The war of 1870-71 cost  France 12 milliards of francs, while  some French writers set down the  cost at about 10 millards. The cost  from July 17, 1870, to the 18th of the  following May, on which day tlie  Treaty of Frankfort was ratified, was  1,912,000,000 francs. or about $385,-  000,000, this 'being for war charges,  properly so called. This sum works  out at something like $1,560,000 per  day. But, if other indirect charges  are included, and the vast indemnity  of five milliards, with its interest be  added, the total cost of the war is  brought up to the colossal figure of  $1,970,000,000, and to a rate of some  $8,100,000 per day. The cost of the  war to Germany ia estimated, with  contingent charges, and the reorganisation of the Army, but not the  ordinary military budget, to have been  $675,000,000. In modern conditions a  year of war would cost France $2,200,-  000,000 while for Germany the outlay  would be something approaching the  vost sum of $5,600,000,000.  |H.   M.   LAING,   PROPRIETOR 3  iiiiiuiiuaaiiiiiiiiiiiiuiiiiiaiiiiiiiai^iiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiuiiiii^  WINDSOR HOTEL  The Windsor Hotel is one of the  best furnished hotels in the West.  It is located in thc heart of Greenwood and withiu 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  tlie cafe never closes. Rooms  reserved by telegraph.  The Windsor Hotel Co  J. E Cartler, Mgr.  ALEXANDRA HOTEL  OKANOGAN FALLS  ���������    This hotel is situated in one  : of the most delightful sec-  tions 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.  ARNOTT & MINE  Proprietors  Lest Her Vivacity  A few days ago two young ladies  hailed a tramcar, entered it, and  found only standing room. One of  them whispered to her companion:���������  "I'm going to get a seat from ono  of theso. mon.    You take notice."  She looked down tho row of men  and selected a sedato gentleman who  bore tho general settled appearance  of a married man. She sailed up to  him, and opened fire:���������  "My dear Mr. Green t How delight-  a strangor. Will I accept your seat?  Well, I do feel tired. I heartily admit.   Thank you so much."  The sedate gentleman ��������� a total  stranger, of course ��������� looked, listened, then quietly rose and gave her  his seat, saying:���������  "Sit down, Jano, my girl. Don't  often see you out on a washing day.  You must fool tired, I'm sure. How's  your mistress?"  The young lady got her seat, but  lost hor vivacity.  Opening Up the "West Lands  One of the most remarkable  features of the railroading In Western  Canada this year has been the unflagging energy of the Canadian  Pacific Railway officials in pushing  forward its branch lines to completion. Despite the fact that the company has had to pay big prices for  construction gangs, owing to the  scarcity of labor, hundreds of miles  of new road have been built, and good  services Inaugurated, greatly to the  convenience of incoming settlers.  What is probably the longest of  these new branch lines was opened  for traffic oarly In November ��������� the  Reglna-Colonsay branch. There were  really two branches open, as.at Vale-'  port Junction, 24 miles from Regina,  a sub-line leaves the big branch and  runs to Bulyes. From Regina to Con-  lonsay It Is 133 miles, while from  Valeport to Bulyes it Is 19 miles,  The Gael and His Societies  The "clan society" is, of necessity,  a  comparatively  modern   Institution.  In the days when nearly all the bearers of a surname were to be found  in  one  Highland   region,   united   for  mutual    protection,    owning  -direct  personal allegiance to their chief, the  olan Itself was literally a clan society.  There is, Indeed, a notable similarity  between the causes of coherence  in  the old days of the clan and in the  new days of the clan society.    Both  were groups of people of the same  name, who olalmed the right to elect  their   own   leaders,   who   considered  themselves as members of one great  family, and,  as such,  bound  to help  each other in adversity, sickness, or  danger.   It Is interesting to note that  there is a traceable relationship between the time of a clan's misfortune  as a historical entity and its formation of itself into the modern form of  association ��������� the clan society.   Two  of the most cruelly wronged clans in  Scotland were the Mackays  and  the  Macgregors.   Each became the victim  of harsh  oppression,  though  in  dissimilar forms, and we find that theso  two clans were among the very first  to adapt themselves to the new conditions, and, though exiled from their  ancient lands, to ally their respective  members  to face  the  new  problems  as resolutely as their forefathers had  faced  the  old.  MINERAL ACT.  Certificate of Improvements.  NOTICE  "St. Lawrence" and "Copper Queen"  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 Moriison,  Free Miner's Certificate No. B29365, intend, sixty clays from tlie 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 lake notice that acliou,  under section 37, must be commenced  before the issue of such Certificates of  Improvements.  Dated this 16th clay "of January, A. D.  1911.  I. H. HALLETT.  EHOLT, B, G  John   fltte^ellatf  Propricter. ,  ��������� ���������������������������  COUNTY COURT OF YALE.  A SITTING of tlie County Court of Yale will  be liolden nt the Oouit Hoiiae, Gieemvood.  on Tuesday tho  23rd   day  of  April, 1012, lit  eleven o'clock in the foienoon.  By order,  W. G. McMYNN,  Registrar C. C. of Y.  NcVcr Too Late  Character may be improved, and it  should bo guarded and kept bright.  Reformation is praiseworthy, and it  ia never too late for people to reform, and change and mend their  ways. Reformation puscoeds from  within, and Is independent of external circumstances. It may be produced by some good 'thought which  enters and fJxes on tho mind, or it  may come from the light produced  from the flame developed by a spark  of goodness which entered the heart,-  and radiates, and transforms darkness into.light over the wholo character, Thore have been many instances of people that have not seen,  or corrected, the errors of their ways  until they reached middle age, and  ���������they then turned over a new leaf,  and became good aud useful members  of the community.  The British Blue-Jacket  The British Navy is essentially a  service which keeps very much to  Itself, the consequence Delng that the  public know very little of what goes  on Inside of the mystic circle of reticence. It is, however, a profession  in which the moat loyal co-operation  between officers and men has to be  the rule if good results are to be  forthcoming. That they are forthcoming is only too evident when we  ���������read In the newspapers of ships doing  well at target practice, etc.  A naval life Is perforce a very hard  one, for Bailors all the world over,  and unlike their comrades in the  Army, are always living under active  service conditions. They'always have  the elements, the most powerful and  merciless of foes, to contend with,  and when folk ashoro are listening  to the wind howling In their chimneys, our sailors are at sea preparing  themselves for the day whon our right  to the title "Mistress of tho Seas" will  be disputed.  That they take it cheerfully may bo  deduced from the remark of one old  salt of a bygone ern, wlio. In a southwesterly gale in the'English Channel,  and the foretopmast of nls ship having  just broken off close to the cap, remarked to his chum, "Lor' bless me,  Bill, but I'm werry glad I ain't ashore.  Just think as 'ow the chimbley pots  u'd be flyin' about In this 'ere breeze!"  That remark sums up tho spirit  of the present day man-of-war's man  very succinctly, for above all things  he Is a. person who takes the rough  with the smooth in a philosophical  way, having been bred to danger since  the day of his entry Into the service.  Synopsis of Coal Mining Regulations.  ������"*OAL 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 an annual rental of  $i 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 iu 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 unsnrveyed  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 al 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 ancl 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 Jto.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.  - nelson, b; c  W. C.  WELLS, 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.  CRANDJICENTRAL   HOTEL   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.  TO CANADIAN ARCHITECTS  QUEEN'S   HOTEL,  PHOENIX      B.   C.  The Newest and Largest Hotel in  the City. Everything neat, cloim  and comfortable. Steam heat and  electric light.   Meals and drinks at  all hours.  R.  V.  CHISHOLM, Proprietor.  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 sojourn 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.  COMIMJTITIOX    1'OR    Nl'.W    UNIVKRSITV  Buildings   to   nn   krectkd    at  Point Gkkv,  near   Vancouver,  # British Coui.miiia.  The Government ,of British Columbia  invite Competitive Plans for the general  scheme and design for the proposed new  University, together with more detailed  Plans for the buildings to be erected first  at an estimated cost off 1,500,000.  Prizes of f 10,000 will be given for the  most successful Designs submitted.  Particulars of the competition and plan  of site may be obtained on request from  the undersigned.  The designs to be sent in by July 31st,  1912, addressed to  THE MINISTER OF EDUCATION,  Parliament Buildings,  Victoria, British Columbia.  ON PARLE FRANCAIS  NATIONAL HOTEL  ), B. C.  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 his office, Fair-  view, B. C, at 11 o'clock, a. m.', for a  licence to take and use one cubic foot of  water per second from thc Ruby Spring,  about one half mile cast of Boundary  Falls, B. C, the water to be used on the  Smelter addition to Boundary Falls  townsite and land adjoining ior irrigating  purposes.  J. C. CRUSE  F. Jones, Fairview, B. C, Agent for  Applicant.  The  Reallv Best House  in 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  Fumily Hotel in the City.  American and European  Plan. Good Homo for  Stoady Boarders. Rates:  SI.00 to SI.GO per day.  J. S. BARRATT       ���������       Proprietor  QUICKLY STOPS COUQHS. CURE'S COLDT,  MCAL.Q THC THROAT AND LUNGB. SO CtNTS  ^.������������������m OOOOCK>0<>OCH*>00<K>0<>0<X>00<><KX>  l    BOUNDARY MINES    f  o<>oo<><>oo<yo<><>cH>o<>o<yo<><yoo<yoo  Last week tho Rawhide shipped  5,000 tons of ore.  Last week the  Granby smelter  treated 23,720 tons of ore.  Last    week   the   Mother   Lode  mine shipped 7,S3G tons of ore.  Last     week     tho     Greenwood  smelter treated 12,175 tons of ore.  Lust   week  tlio   Jackpot   mine  ������������������hipped 554 tons of ore.  Last   week   tho  Granby   mine  shipped 2'l,22d tons of ore.  THE   LEDGE,  '"���������������������������������������������"���������"lllll ���������      '    Ml llll llll llirMIII'HL  GREENWOOD,   BRITISH 'COLUMBIA..  OOOOOCK>00<K><K>0<><>CK>OOCK>0000  I   B. C, MINING NEWS   |  C-C-OO OOOOOOiXxyoOOOCXyOOOOC OO  In the Slocan a wagon road will  be bnilt from the railway to tlie  Utica mi no.  In this provinco there exists the  greatest area of undeveloped mining territory in the world.  There aro 4.0 mon on the payroll  of tlie Bin obeli mine on Kootenay  lake and this number will bo increased to 75 by next Juno.  A new water power compressor  will bo installed this month at the  Payno mine in the Slocan.  The United Empire Co., is opening up its copper claims near  Princeton.  E.   E.   Emmons   has formed a  Mann, of tlio Canadian Northern  Following a recent conference be  tweon  the two magnates, Robort  Flaherty, a noted mining engineer  in their employ, and who was formerly in the employ iu  tho United  States Steel corporation,   was sent  west to report on the possibilities  of tho iron industry in British  Columbia.    As some doubt has been  expressed as to the existence of an  ample   supply   of   iron  ore,  Mr.  Flaherty will go into  tlie subject  very thoroughly.    He left recently  for, Louise island in   tho   Queen  Charlotte   group,    to   examine a  large deposit of magnetite,  said to  exist there.    Other   iron propositions along tho coast, as well as on  Vancouver island will  occupy  his  attention.     Tho   impression  prevails that no difficulty will be found  in securing an  ample  tonnage of  magnetite, but thero is a good deal  of uncertainty as regards hematite,  a variety of iron whoso use will also  tions indefinitely,    All  the mines  in the Ocarnpo camp in tlie state of  Chihuahua,   including  the   Sierra  Mining.Co., suspended  early  last  month and tho camp is dead as far  as mine work is concerned.    The  mines at Inde, Durango, are  also  shut down and uo attempt will be  mado to re-open them  for a long  time.    At Guadalupe y Calvo the  larger mines have suspended indefinitely.    In tho Parral section the  Veta Colorado Co. has closed down  its cyanide plant and tho Alvarado  Co, will also suspend on account of  lack of cyanide.     Inasmuch as the  ore-buying agencies  have refused  to accept shipments  many of the  smaller producers have been compelled to quit.  Tho dynamite question is the  most serious, and a strenuous effort is being made to induce tho  United States authorities to permit  of its exportation, and particularly  as the revolutionary   leaders havo  MANUFACTURING- JEWELER  The Only Up-to-Date Optical  1\Y/-J ���������������%*-������   O  Department in the Interior.  IN eiSOtlj JD.  For the Choicest Double Lots  at RIGHT PRICES in Calgary  Also llesl Real Estate Buys in Coast Towns, sec h. h. Matthews.  ALBERNI   PROPERTY A  SURE MONEY MAKER  .  Easy Terms.      .Close iii I,ots.    '  L.     L_.     M ATT H EIWS  Present Office:-WALTER   G.    KENNEDY'S   CIvUB   CIGAR  .STORE  be required in order to obtain ideal agreed   to do wheat is possible to  results.    For tho higher grade pro- j keep the larger mines running.  ducts, magnetito alono will prove  satisfactory, but for certain other  purposes a blend of two varieties  of ore will be necessary.  George Mann says four or five  diamond, drills are at work on  Masset Inlet on coal properties and Idoes not remove the   probability  The mining companies aro troubled, too, over the payment of  current mine taxes. The outire  state is officially in tho hands of  the rebels and the payment of  of the taxes  to tho rebel officials  platinum in the rivers near Princeton.  Several placer miners are again  working at Granite creek.  In the Slocan a tramway will be  built from the Rambler mineto the  railway. The tramway will be  0,722 feet long, and will cost $15,-  800.  The Hedley Gazette says:    "The  recent find on tho Dayton is likely  to give an  impetus to mining in  the eastern part of tlie Similkameen  riding.    The    Dayton    is an  old  claim on which a strike was made  in the closing  days of  1S9D,  and  some wonderfully rich oro obtained  from   it.    A  couple   of shipment  were made to the smelter and good  returns   received,    although    the  shipments were made under very  unfavorable    conditions   and   the  sampling indifferently carried out,  but   heretofore they   were never  able to obtain tha deposit strongly  in  place.    There   are few camps  that give better encouragement for  exploratory  work at medium cost  than tho ridge between  the north  and south   fork  of   Rock   creek,  and  the  Dayton  claim,   small in  area as it is, should be a good point  from which  to work.    There are  several other good showings in the  . immediate   vicinity,    and  among  them   is   Jas.   Copeland's   Leroi  claim."  many settlers are arriving. Mr.  Mann is one of the oldest settlers  on the Queen Charlotte Islands.  A reliable report bought to Stew-  company  to dredgn for gold and Lrfc from the south states that Pres  ident A. Erskine Smith, who is en  route to London, England, to confer with some of the directors and  heaviest shareholders in the Red  Cliff Mining Company, states that  he had been advised that sufficient  capital is now to be had to continue  development at the mine for the  next two and a half years, and also  for the erection of the company's  of their payment a second time  should the federal authorities regain control. Many companies are  therefore, not paying the taxes due  not later than April 1 and those  that do pay are resorting to every  legal protection possible to pre  elude their payment again later.  Carmi Notes Continued  Committee, J. A. Tir/e, J. C. Dale.  R. L. Miles, J. B. Sheridan and  Emile Etchopare. The meeting  was   very   enthusiastic,   and the  board starts of with twenty active  own reduction works should it be | members,  deemed advisable to do so.    Meanwhile a most satisfactory arrangement has been entered into between  the company and  the railway and  a steamship transportation line for  the handling of tho ore to a southern smelter.    The company,  ib is  said, when spring   opens np,   will  will be seen from the following ex-  firactjrom tho Vancouver Sun:  Vancouver   will   soon  have   a  million, dollar business  building.  Not only will it be oue of.tho most  costly in Canada but  will   bo tho  second largest structure of its kind  in tho Dominion,  and one of tho  largest    in   tho   British   Empire.  This building is to  bo erected by  the   Canadian   Home Investment  company of this   city and   it is  claimed will be the most complete  office structure on the coast.    The  building besides housing the head  offices on the coast of the Canadian  Home Investment  company,   will  contain    several    hundred    office  suites, and will be absolutely fireproof in  construction.    Plans are  now being prepared by local architects, who have been instructed to  follow   the best models of office  building construction in New York,  aud other eastern cities.  QUICKLY STOPS COUQHS. CURES C0LD3  HEALS THE THROAT AND LUNGS. 26 CENTS  Residence Lots in North/Kamloops  .from $21Q.OO to $300.00  Next to Site ofC. N. R. Depot   $35.00 Cash and  $15.00 a month for balance, without interest.  ' * '  We have several good properties,that will' turn vou  over quick profit. This is no wilderness but a built ^p  close in suburb of Kamloops: This property is ful"?  guaranteed to be an absolutely gobd buy and a moneymaker, and is selling fast to residents of Kamloops ������lS '  loo"���������*S\wPS "^otoffraphs furnished free.    Kam- "  oops lots that sold, three years ago for $100.00 are now  bringing up to $2,000.00.    You have a little money, you  rofit wTthn tt0 P8k ltVbutTvyOU1WOuldliketomake^^re  ���������  buf^nli       .Rememb.er-,Kamloops'iSnotaboomtown,  but is rapidly growing to her position as the largest city  in the interior of British Columbia.-  You can mfke a lot  nl��������� ������Dey  S5 SUmme������ !f.3'������������''take advantage of the pros-  perous condition of British   Columbia.    The longer vou   "  wai   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  MafMeu's Syrup  ol Tar and Cod Liver Oil  A tonic as well as a  cough cure.  Largo bottle 35c. Sold everywhere.  MATHIEU'S SYRUP  ARG������   TONNE'L  - Distributors for Western Canada   '  Foley Bros,, Larson & Comoany, Inc.  Winnipeg, Edmonton, Vancouver, Saskatoon.  GOOD FOR ALBERTA  E. J. Prendergast who has a  contract for five miles of work on  the Kettle Valley Railway above  here hns commenced bringing in  his outfit.  Four new families moved into  town last week, and we are threat-  be prepared  to ship  700 tons of eue(* wifcn il shack famine before  good ore per week.  long.  Sam McConnell is still holding  down last winter's camp, and can  always regale his friends with  obituary, notices when  they call.  we expect all  Greenwood  will be  dead  before  long.    In the mean  time Sam's  health  is' being care  fully guarded by Colonel Chittten-  den  The establishment of a plant at  Port Mann for the manufacture of  pig iron is contemplated by Sir  Wm. MacKenzie and Sir Danald  MINES IN MEXICO  The mining industry throughout  <������������������ ������"'������������������'j. uuutuua   wiiuu   uiiuy   can.  northern Mexico and particularly  Tfc!nni i,������������������t��������� ,     ,.  .���������,.,, J \n bam keeps up his present gait  in Chihuahua, is suffering greatly  on account of the present revolution, and the damage is now and  will be greater than during or as a  result of tho revolutionary trouble  of last year.    The effect will bo  felt particularly as regards ponding  and new investments inasmuch as  sane investors will be chary of re-  Jpeated revolutionary disturbances  and it will undoubtedly require  several years of settled conditions  to renew confidence.  Many mines have dosed down  and many more are preparing,  either forcedly or ou account of  money reasons, to suspend  opera-  0R0VILLE REJOICES  Is a protection and guarantee  against alum which is foutid in  the low priced baking powders.  To be on the safe side when buying  baking powder, examine the label and  take only a brand shown to be made  from Cream of Tartar.  The   Great   Northern    railroad  company has awarded to the Guthrie McDougall &Co.. of Portland,  the contract  for grading 5G miles  of   railroad    on    the   Wenatchee  North branch of the Great Northern, extending from Wenatchee to  Pateros.    Much  of this is heavy  work and  it is reported on good  authority that tho construction of  this 5C miles of road will  last for  at least IS months.  The contract for the grading  alone is estimated to amount to  more than ������1,500,000, as much of  the work is fairly heavy rock  grading.  In connection with the construction of this line which will extend  140 miles, connecting Wenatchee  with Oroville, Si miles, from Oro-  to Pateros, is in readiness for receiving the tracks.  Tho Guthrie-McDougall & Co.,  or its sub-contractors, are to commence work about the middle of  April or earlier, and the work will  be under the direction of -A... F.  Whitcomb, engineer in charge of  new construction work on the  Great Northern, with headquarters  in Spokane.  ��������� Another great railway is to traverse Alberta. It will be an international undertaking, running  from Butte, Mont., through the  Flathead valley into Alberta, and  continuing north, will undoubtedly  tap tho Peace River country. The  announcement is mado iu a dispatch from Minneapolis.  Back of the project is the Chicago  Milwaukee and St.. Paul Railroad  Company, which has just completed a line through the northern  states from Chicago to the Pacific  coast. The financiers of the Chicago, Milwaukee and St. Paul are  the dominant spirits in the Standard Oil Company.  This news means that tho most  powerful corporation in the world, |  whose directorate composes captains of industry who dominate the  financial and political affairs of the  republic, have looked over Western  Canada, found tho looking to their  liking, and are going to show their  approval by the expenditure of  some millions of dollars.  LOST IN STATES  Niagara Falls, March 30.���������Canadian Pacific railway officials  arrived here from Toronto yesterday to look into tho blockade of  cars near the border, and said that  15,000 of tlio company's cars are  lost in tho States. Thoy claim tho  American roads hold them to fill  them with merchandise for Canada,  iuto different departments.   There  is a joy department, a sorrow department, a work department and  a play department.  . The overworking of one of these  departments or cells will cause that  section to become abnormal  to th ev  wakening of the other cells.  When  a  man  or woman  works  continuously at one idea and  allows his  or her brains no let up the joy and  pleasure cells lie dormant for want  cf exercise and  they grow to see  only the one side of life���������tho working side.  The rule works all ways. Too  much pleasure and amusement  satiates thc joy cells and incapacitates man for brain work.  Persons who live for pleasure  alone become so triviai in thought  that their minds lose strength and  can not work except for their own  pleasure.  The persistent worry of illness  devastates tbe brain cells almost  entirely. Womon or men who  work hard with their brains should  take relaxation in the absolutely  opposite manner. Forget work-entirely for a month at a time and  travel or work at manual labor.  Remember: Just as a trainer of  athletes works the' physical body  and then rests it, so must the brain  bo respected.  Day and night shift's 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.  | Plumbing and Tinsmiftii I  g       Our complete stock of Plumbing and Tinsmiths 3  g ing material has arrived and we are now in a position If  g to do all kinds of job work at greatly reduced prices 3  g in any, part of the city or district            ... ������3  ������   PHONE  5=        12  McArthur & Glerf I  ^liiiiiiiUiiiiiiiaiiiiiiaiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiaiiiiiiiiiiaiuiiiiiiiiiiil  Many a mau has got out of a  bad situation by tho simple expedient of looking foolish.  Million Dollar Building  The Canadian Homo Investment  I company i'h going ahead rapidly as  Good Advice  Professor Walter Dill Scott of  the Northwestern university has  proved that 'Ithe brain can stand  the strain of persistent work better  than the muscles of the body," and  has arrived at the conclusion "that  it is even more important for the  mind to be kept in constant exercise than the body."  He also finds that "the rate of  increase of mental strength depends on tho novelty of the work,  the simplicity of the work and the  organization of the habits."  There is nothing more ruinous  to ambition, health and life than  the persistent grind of one kind of  work, or one direction of thought.  Tho cells of tho brain aro divided  HOW WEAK WOMEN  May Be Made Strong at Small  Expense and No Risk  There are hundreds of women in  this vicinity, weak, thin, run-down,  tired out and nervous. Such women  need Vinol just as much as did Mrs.  Jane Pepper, of 2307 Howard street,  San Francisco, Cal., who says:  "I have used Vinol for some time  with particularly gratifying results. I  was run down, weak and debilitated,  and my appetite was gone/After taking several bottles of Vinol I found  my condition greatly improved, and  do not hesitate to recommend Vinol  to anyone similarly affected."  Vinol is not a secret nostrum, but  a delicious cod liver and iron tonic  without oil, which will create an appetite, tone up the digestive organs,  make pure blood and create strength.  Try a bottle of Vinol with the understanding that your money will be  returned if it does not help you.  640  HPHIS Trademark relieves you  ���������&     of all risk and uncertainty  when you select your new spring  Suits and Overcoats.  This Trademark guarantees every  thread, seam and stitch.  Behind it is the greatest tailoring  organization in Canada���������the  founders of hand-tailored garments  of the highest class.  I John L, White, Druggist, Crcenwood.B.C.  stops coughs Bsg5?sasa  W. ELSON,  Greenwood, B. C.

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