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Array REGINA   WATCHES  AT ALL PRICKS. ' A13S0UJTKI.A* GUARANTHI^D  A. LOGAN 8c CO. ,  WATCHMAKERS  AND  JEWELERS  FOR RHEimTiSi m WET WEATHER PAINS   :  Use Lillie's Menthol and Mustard Liniment. Only 35c' a Bottle at  WHITE  BROS.  DRUGGISTS.     ��������� -^TlfflRttk^  Vol XIV.  GREENWOOD, B. C, THURSDAY, AUGUST 22,1907.  S  fc^&SJSSS'S 8������SSSSW3*3fiS������!9S'^ &������������#38  -Dr.   Mathison, dentist, opposite  the post office.   '  J. L. Brown, representing Kurtz  & Co., was in town this week.  The C. P. R. has not yet estab-  - lished an uptown ofiieoHii  Greenwood.  ��������� There are  plenty  of  miners  in  Greenwood  but none of them look  like Bill.   ���������   Seliool books, slates, pencils,  scribblers of all kinds for sale by  J. L. Coles.  The Juvenile Bostonians played  to a packed house in Greenwood  last night.       ' ���������   -  Lome A. Campbell is looking  after his interests in. Groonwood  this week.  John Barclay will leave in a few  days to make his permanent home  at the coast. He will be missed by  a host of friends.  J.   L.   Coles  has all  kinds    of  school books and supplies for sale,  ��������� and all the children  know  where  to lind his store.  "Died���������At  the  Sunset  mine, on  Sunday Ihe 18th inst..   t.he  infant  son of IIr. and   Mrs.   Win.   Tiver-  ,.    ton, aged four weeks.  F. II. Wilson, of London, England, has gone to inspect the Carmi  on the West Fork. He is managing director of the Tyee Co., 'on  Vancouver Island.  .Mrs. F. A. Buekless, who had  sulVered many years from tuberculosis, died last Saturday. The remains were taken on Monday for  interment in Pendleton, Oregon.  A large number al tended the funeral procession in Greenwood. The  deceased lad}' leaves a husliand  and four children to mourn her  death.  IF. R. Stevenson, thc popular C.  P. R. agent at Midway was in the  city this week on his way back  from spending his holidays at -the  coast. IFis father after >'2 years  service as superintendent of roads,  has resigned. He has been longer  in the public service than any  other olliccr of the government,  having commenced in lSUiy when  B. C. was a crown colony.  Dan McLean, who has been a  resident of Greenwood for a number of years, died Sunday night.  Deceased had been unwell for some  time, and was about fifty years of  ago. Chief of Police Dodd is endeavoring to locate his relatives,  the last letter found in tho elVects  of McLean was dated about twelve  yours ago. He owned property in  Now "Westminster and in the  Northwest, lie joined the Manchester Unity of Odd Fellows at  Vancouver in _1892, but there  were no documents in his possess-  "Carihoo Brand" Tape Giitta  Percha Fuso is the. highest grade.  Frunter-Kondrick Co. are distributors.  T. A. Garland is visiting his sons  in ICaslO.  H. M"cCutcheon went to Grand  Forks yesterday.  L. B. Hodge and wife are spending a'few days at Halcyon.  Considerable work is being done  on the .Minnie Moore in Summit  camp.   .-  D. L. MoEIroy reports business  booming on his popular stage line  to Phoenix.  John Buckley who is working  his claims near the'Athelstan'e was  in the city this week.  Billy Pool, celebrated as the  King of the Lardeau is again in  Nelson upon mining business.  Andy Bo we. "W. G. Swayne,  and E. Clerf. returned this week-  after a month's holiday spent at  the coast cities.  E. B. Dill. Austin Logan. ft. J.  Sanders, and A. J. Morrison left  Monday last, for a couple of weeks  oiifiiicr on the Kettle river above  Westhridgo.  Tho North Coast is the. name, of  a new paper at. Simpson. Tt is a  creditable publication for a, wet  climaie and is owned by Goden-  rath &'('o., and managed by Ed.  Rowland, late of Greenwood.  "Next Sabbath at the morning service in the Methodist church atll  short addresses will lie given oh  the Seattle .Christian Endeavor  convention Mrs. McKee will  speak on the subject; " Women's  "Work for "Women and Children."  Mr. McKee will speak on the  growth of. Christian Endeavor.  At the Presbyterian church at 7:20  p. in. the pastor will speak 'on  "Christian Endeavor and Citizen  ship."  WESTERN  FLOAT.  LAND AT CASCADE.  A special to the Proviuce from  Grand Forks says:���������From word  that has reached here from Cascade it appears that the the little  town is about to experience a new  era of prosperity. It seems that  George K. Stocker, the individual  owner of the townsite of Cascade,  which consists of about two thousand acres of bench land, is negotiating at present with an American  company for the purchase of. the  Cascade townsite for a price reported to bo $."50,000.  li this deal which is  now  pending is closed, the new owners  will  utilize the  famous  Cascade  Piills  for   irrigation   purposes and   will  irrigate not only the Cascade town-  site, but all thevast extent of lands  lying between Cascade and Laurier  station  on  the    Great    Northern  Railway, where it is estimated several thousand acres'of fine orchard  land  can  be  made.    It is openly  hinted that it is this fruit land and  the irrigation plan that is the  real  inducement for the buying  of  the  Cascade  townsite  more  than   the  value of the real estate of the town-  site.    Tin! residents of Cascade aro  most enthusiastic-  over  tho  prospects of the deal, as  it  means the  immediate settlement in their midst  of many families on ten-acre  plots  of orchil I'd'land.  HIS UPS AND  DOWNS.  A few years ago, Charles Sweeney of Spokane made a living by  lobbying at sessions of tho legislature at Hoise City, Idaho, and by  holding subordinate Federal positions".' ~A't~tlie~"time,   though";   lie-  d'Alenes,   but tho mines  were in  litigation.    His side filially won in  the    courts,    and    through  sharp  practices and collusion with  court  receivers he acquired other mining-  properties,    fiven then he was not  a "capitalist."    But he  had gall  and some of the men with him had  brains.    Between   them   they  got  the Standard  Oil   crowd  in   Now  York to help organize tlm Federal  Mining & Smelting Company  with  a   capital    of .millions.    Sweeney  and his associates put in the mines  and  Rockefeller  and   Rogers and  George Gould put iu.the cash. The  combinations was a'hard one to go  up against, especially as the mines  were    good   ones.    The - Guggen-  heims,    owners . of  the   American  Smelting   &   Refining    Company,  were placed in a position that they  had  competitors," something  they  did not want.    Another  combination   was    formed,   and    Charles  Sweeney retired with  several  millions, which  he  invested  in  Spokane and Portland real estate and  in politic-3, and of late  in"buying  stocks on margin  on  Wall  street.  Between politics and  stock  speculations  bis  losses  were  so. heavy  that he is selling'or mortgaging his  real estate holding to pay bis debts.  Before long he will be back in Spokane makinga living by "working"'  in what the late George MacAnlay  called "Spokane's Poker Zone."���������  Prince Rupert Empire.  terior'mining districts with the object of purohasing a copper proposition.  "Over in Scotland we have not  lost sight of the wonderful expansion of tho mining industry in British Columbia during recent yca.is,"  said Mr. Taylor in conversation  with a, "reporter. "I especially refer to the impressive figures of  your copper production. In this  respect Canada.is passing several  other countries. 'Coppers' constitute a favorite form of investment  in Scotand I am going to ascertain if I can secure a copper propo  i| i liuway-aiiu vernon-Ky.  sition of first-class merit for floatation in Scotland. Our clients are  not restricted to Glasgow, as our  house has connections in London,  and other large financial centres.  Of course I realize that our  people,   in  common   with others, sus-  AFTER   COPPER CLAIMS.  Mr. Charles Taylor, of Taylor ���������&  Co. investment brokers of'Glasgow,  Scotland, is in the city stopping at  the    Hotel    Vancouver.    After a  -visitrro-Seattlo-and- Victoria;   Mr.  had interests in mines iu the Coeur | Taylor will make a tour of the  in-  tained heavy losses during the  the wild cat era in British Columbia eight or ten years ago. I have  in mind a friend wlio invested.������35-  000 in mines out here, and from  which he never derived a shilling  of profit. As a matter of fact, he  lost the money, for I am told the  alleged mines are worthless. The  experience of my friend, however,  does not discourage me, as J believe that British Columbia presents opportunities for the profitable investment'of capital in mining  enterprises not surpassed by any  other part of the globe. An examination of tbe mining statistics of  British Calumbia" during recent  years conveys some veryl uininous  information."  .Leave your order with ns for  black currants and get them fresh.  Russell-La w-Catilli old.Co.  ion to show that he "was in good  'standing at the time of his death.  Tho funeral was held Tuesday afternoon.  Tuesday evening Grand Chancellor Hammar, of the Grand Domain of British  Columbia,   visited  ' Phoenix lodge, K. of P.". A number of knights from Midway and  Greenwood went up to meet tlie (J.  O. .and visit No. 28. The ranks of  Es(fuli'������>fMid-IClught were put on  and tho work done by the Phoenix  team was highly praised hy all the  visitors. After the lodge business  was   concluded,   a   banquet    was  _ given in tho Brooklyn hotel, which  was not tho least pleasing part of a  very pleasant evening. A number  of speeches wore niado and songs  sung, and a hearty toast drunk to  Mine Host Mnrshull for thc excellence of the spread, and /'Auld  Lang,Syne" about .'{'clock.'  Sam Mighton struck the trail to  fortune when he landed in Cra'n-  brook. He is forced to enlarge his  store to accommodate his ever in-  cre.'ising business, and is also ono  of the proprietors of the new opera  house in his city.  Blue ruin peddlers are proclaiming thc crops a failure east of tho  Rockies. However in spite of this  'J1,000 men are being brought from  tho east to harvest the crops. Of  this army Manitoba will require  11,000, Saskatchewan 7,000 and  Alberta 3,000.  By all,the Miners of tho P.oundary  Day of Recreation, Amusements  and  Sports  vincenfc St. John uf Goklficlcl, Nevada, and [da Grouch Hazlett of Montana  have been engaged to address the multitude that day. Take the water of  Curlew  Lake, the Tear of the  Mountain.   Return trip Tare only S2.45.  Tt looks as though thero would  be something doing willi the Mid-  woy and Vernon railway in a short  timo. A party leaves this week  to go oyer tho routo between Midway and Vernon for tho purpose of  investigating the advantages and  disadvantages, making a careful  estimate of possible tonnage and  traffic and probable cost of construction.  The party consists of W. R.  Morris, of London, England, representing tho company negotiating for the charter, and supposed  to bo controlled by the C. P. R,;  R. A. Bainbridge, of Vancouver,  engineer of the Pacific division of  the C. P. R.; A. IvE. Rice, of Seattle, representing the holders of tho  charter; Mr. Toinlinson, who previously made a favorable report upon tho proposed route, and Ed.  Austin, a C. P. R. engineer located  at Revelstoke.  A satisfactory ending of this trip  means the expenditure of two million dollars between Midway and  Penticlon. It is quite likely that  the construction of the DO mile3 between these two towns would be  rushed to completion and eventually the road extended from IVn-  ticton to Nicola making it possible  to' reach the. coast from the Boundary in about fifteen hours. The  building of the road means much to  Greenwood and more to Midway.  Already in the latter town the  light of hope is shining in the eyes  of its citizens.  "2  THE COKE FAMINE.  GRAND FORKS.  A "Whije Canada is now the cry  amongst the labor men of Winnipeg, and they will use every efEort  to decrease the brown and yellow  scabs now becoming fo common in  B..O. _____ *  O. P. Hill must be happy, even  if his friends do call him Chippy.  The II. S. navy board has awarded  the Ilillcrcst mines the highest  award for Alberta coal and now  Mr. Hill announces that he is interested in a company that will  spend-several millions in the erection of iron and steel works on  Kootenay lake.  A find of coking coal is reported  at Granite Crook. Tt is regretted  that somebody cannot discover a  hill-of real coke around Grand  Forks and Greenwood.  AVm. Dacre says the government  is very considerate to plant fish in  Christina lake for his especial benefit, as he hauled out quite a mess  last week, among them being a six-  pound black bass.  A Vancouver dispatch says that  R. L. Borden, leader of the Conservative party of Cauada, will  visit Grand Forks on September 30.  Local Conservatives say that this  is a mistake, and that that this  city is not .included in Mr. liov-  den's itinerary.  W. J. Brown, who recently pur-  chasod the Johnson ranch, consisting of I "500 acres and adjoining thc  city limits on the east,   fs  making  it is expected that some of the purchasers will remove to their holdings this fall.���������Thc Sun.  Closing: of tlie Smelters.  While  the shutting down of the  smelters for lack of coke is variously attributed  to heavy shipments  across the Iine'and to lack of miners in  tho collieries it is becoming  more  evident  daily  that  the coal  companies of eastern   British  Columbia and Alberta chose the wrong  time for lighting  their  men.    For  whatever the effect'the exportation  of coke  may have as a cause of  scarcity of smelting fuel  it is of  much less importance than the impossibility of increasing tho output  of coal with  the present  force of  arrangements for the running of an.. mjIU,r9.    The collieries have never  A Now York .company has  bought the Hewitt group in the  Slocan' for $200,000. This moans  that the citizens of Silverton and  New Denver will soon have something to do besides looking at the  birds.  excursion over the C.P.R. from  Winnipeg to this city for the special purpose of enabling intending  purchasers of fruit lands to personally inspect tho valley around  Grand Forks before they make an  investment.  "W. J. Brown, who recently purchased the McConnel ranch, east of  the city,   has  a deal   pending for  the salt: of :!7<> acres of  that  property to some fifteen   families  from  Indian      Head,      Alta.    Messrs.  vWhite  IFood,  of that place, who  aro acting for the purchasers,   arrived  in   the  city   last Thursday,  and after inspecting the ranch  returned  to   Indian Head on Friday  evening   to   make   their    report.  They were highly pleased with the  land, anil the deal will bo closed as  soon as they  return  to this city.  Tho land will  be subdivided,  and  f  recovered   from the strike of last  spring.   Tho settlement failed   to  settle the most  important  half of  the question at issue���������namely that  the best men as well as the  worst  should return to work on tho terms  arranged.    We pointed out some  time ago that the strike had driven  many of the most experienced iniii-  ei'H into other, employments   and  that tho wages olVercd.iu   thc  collieries ditl not tempt thorn  to  return.    Wo are now informed that  many  of  them are working in the  metalliferous    mines  where  there  are at  once plrasanter conditions  less danger to bo encountered  and  more  money  to  be earned..   Tho  simple truth is that  the operators  must  ri'vine  tho schedule    which  they forced   from   the  unions  last  spring and must level it  up.   The  ���������eiile is below tbe general scale of    au & Co's.  n * g  the country or their" men would  not leave them to find employment  elsewhere.    The other cause of the  shortage of coke, exportation, need  not be operative at all if the mines  are sufiiciently manned.    So long,  however, as this is not the case it  is simply outrageous that our  own  industries should conic to a  standstill  while   the   very    companies  whose mismanagement has brought  about this  result  derive  a  bigger  profit   from   supplying  a   foreign  market.    We are  under  ihe  impression that the terms  on   which  the coal areas of British   Columbia  are mined were drawn up with the  object of preventing the sending of  coke and coal out of British Columbia so long as local needs were  not  fully supplied, but we are not aware  The ci'3' for more coke is heard  in the Boundary. It is reported  in tbe press that coke is scarce because the wages are not , high  enough at the ovens to keep a sufficient number of men at work. Tt  is also said that much coke is shipped to Montana leaving the home  smelters to grow smokeless.for the  lack   of  the  black stuff.    It looks!  that just as as long as tho Crow's j at present.  Nest Pass Coal Co. is' doing business the country will have trouble.  The  poor,   unfortunate   company  does not seem able half the time to  keep its employees in love with the  management or its customers sup-  nowin use, even with a reduced  output at the ovens, due to lack of  cars, etc., the Dominion. Copper  Bo. which uses less coke than tho  other Boundary smelters, has been  ablo to Recure an ample supply  thus far.  Tho British Columbia Copper Co.  has a contract with the West Canadian Collieries, Ltd., of Lille, Alberta, for its entire coke output,  but the B. C. Copper Co. has increased its smelting capacity faster  than have the collieries,' the immediate result being that fch������* B. C.  Copper Co. runs short of coke.  Then manager McAllister of tho  B. C. Copper Co., arranged for the -  surplus coke obtainable from the  International Coal and Coke Co.,  after the-Dominion Copper Co.'s  needs are filled, but latterly this  has not been sufficient to assist the  the B. C. Copper Co. to run its  smelter at full capacity.     ' ���������     -  There have been several coTTtrib-  utory causes to the coke shortage  now existing in the Boundary. Ju  addition to the railway companies'  troubles iu furnishing the necessary cars and also in moving them  the (,\ P. R. lost a barge or two  of coke in the. transfer on Ivootenay  lake a week or two since. Then,  last week the caving of a'tunnel on  the Great Northern railway, east of  Spokane, tied-np that company's  ability to deliver coke to the Granby smelter from Fcrnie for the  time being. This, however, is expected to be in shape again by Monday, when the Granby smelter will  resume.  Briellv, Hie above is the coke situation in   tho   Bouudary  and  both  smelter and railway managers are  endeavoring to find some solution  of the difficulty, so that the industry of mining and smelting shall  not be so badly hampered in the  future. That such a solution will  be found, is without question, but  how long it will take is not known  Resolution of Condolence.  Whereas, the great and supremo'  Ruler of  the  universe  has in his  infinite    wisdom    removed    from  among us Mrs.   Buckless,   beloved  plied with coke or coal.    A special i w'fo of ^'*- F- C. Backless,  and  a  to the Nelson News  thus explains: Moving  mother to  her   sons   and  "All of the coke u.*cd in the !<l'Uighters: and,  three Boundary smelters comes  from the ovens of different companies in tho Crow's Nest coal  liehN, and three crimpniiies Ipsvc  the contracts  for  furnishimr  this!''"1''   that  the sudden   removal of  t  much  needed,   but comparatively Isu<:''    a  loving  wife  and   mother  scarce,   commodity.       Altogether. 'lrom uuiong their  midst  leaves  a  Whereas, W0( t],e members of  Greenwood Miners' Union No. 'Jl',  extend our heartfelt sympathy to  the bereaved husband and   fatnilr.  nearly a thousand tons daily are  required to keep the entire fourteen'  blast furnaces in operation   at  full  vacancy and a "shadow that will be  realized by them and will prove a  serious   loss    to  the couimunily;  capacity,    when   turning  in   their '������������������ .therefore be it  full-quota of about  (5,500  tons  of j    Resolved, that  with  deep  sym-  of any  effort on  the .part of the wpper-gold   ore daily  Of  government either to carry them  into effect or to put an end in some  other way to a state of alVairs as  monstrous, as it is disastrous.--  Vancouver World.  UNFAIR DIVISION.  Mrs. Watkyns.���������"If you are unhappy with your -husband, why  don't you separate?" >  Mrs. Wylkins.-��������� "Because his  plan of dividing assets isn't fair.  Me wants to take all the bonds  and real estate and givu me all the  children."���������Hoinervillo Journal.  If you arc particular about yor.r  kitchen utensils it will pay you to  inspect our new stock of Austrian  ware.    IF. K. Co. Ltd.  amount, the Granby Co. has a  standing order for Out) tons of coke  daily. A year or two ago part of  this coke was supplied by the International Coal it. Coke Co. of  Coleman, Alberta', and tlie balance  by the Crow's Nest Pass Coal Co.,  'of Fcrnie. B. C.; The hitter however, so arranged ' matters that it  secured thc entire, order   I rum   the  Luck Wedding Kings at A. Lo-  Granby (Jo., being tin' only company that manufactured enough  coke for. the needs of the Granby  company.  .-Then tho International Coal &  Coke Co. made a iron tract with  Warner Miller, prc-iident of tho  Domiuiyii Copper Co. to supply the  latter company with its increased  needs'for- coke, and as the International Coal & Coke Co. was  building  more ovens, which    are  f|,jHj'pathy with tht) bereaved, hiij-band  'and family of the deceased, we express our hope tlutt even s-o great  a loss to them may be overruled  for good by Him who docth till  things well; ami further be it  Resolved, that a copy of these  resolutions be printed in the local  paper and a copy- lie sent to the bereaved family.  .Committee It. A. Mafheison  Frank Steel.  Hunter-Kendriek.Co.' have just  received a complete line of genuine iViistrian enamel wan . This  is without doubt tho most beautiful  kitchen ware made.  Lillie's Foot Powder 20 cents at  White Bros'.  Heibageuiii is unsurpassed for  all kinds of poultry, Sold by the  RtiHsell-Law-CauUiekl Co.  ������'���������  -> Greenwood, B. C, Aug. 22, 1907.  TBJb GREENWOOD. LEDGE  FALL AND WINTER. Our stock of Ladies' Coats aud Skirts  for the coming season has arrived. It comprises all the latest  and most up-to-date styles in all the best and most fashionable  cloths.; A large variety of patterns to choose from and nt'the  lowest possible price consistent with a high standard of quality.  ELL & CO.  I  \i Dr.  .��������� *.. v Goods.  i������      J  Millincrv.  asmGBimiSffi.  THE  SMOKE  From  British  Lion and  .Mainland Uiivars can be  seen all over British Co  lumbia.     Wm.   Tietjen  nuikt'.s rhom in Vancou-  vi:r,   and   Xnt  Darling  ���������lis rhom on the road.  /V  THE LEDGE  Is published every Thursday at Greenwood, II. C , and the price is >: a year,  postage free to all parts of Canada, United  Slates, Mexico and Great I'ritain. To  other countries it is sent postpaid lor  $2.50 a year. Address all letters to The  Ledge, Greenwood, 1$. C.  R. T. LOWERY,  PUBLISHER. ���������  GREENWOOD, B. C, AUGUST 22, 1907  A  PROBABLE WAR.  Lnited States, aiid it is believed  that in tlie event of war breaking  out tho entire Pacific coast would  bo a I. the mercy of Japan for many  years.        ��������� '  The great and undeniable fact today is that for  tho  first  time  the  American   republic is up against a  nation that knows its own mind, is  competent, and has proved that  it  is able to fight,   and,   not only  to  fight but to  win.    The  people  of  .Jnpiin defeated the   whole  empire  of Russia: they have the most  decided views as to their own destiny,  as to their own  ability  and  their  patriotism is one of bodily sacrifice  as compared to vocal effort on   the  part of those who might antagonize  them.    Above, all   they  have got  themselves as a nation and  as  individuals   right   at   the    fighting  point.    The Japanese do not  need  to go into  training  to  hold  their  own individually, or us  a  nation  against   anothcrjj   It   is    against  these people that president   Roose-  vel, at the height of his reputation,  finds himself lined up,   and  of all  the problems that ever came before  him in his great career,   none  has  given him such a plain blunt defiance as the newly-arrived and enormously resourceful Empire of Japan.    The  problem  is  not only a  momentous   one   for   the   United  States, but is  momentous  for  the  whole continent of  America,  and  Regular monthl\ meetings of  C recti wood ledge, "No. 2S, A. F. iv  A.  M. are   held on the first Thurs-  each mouth,  in Fraternity  in  Wood block. Covernment St.. i  From the signs on the sky it  looks as though the little brown  men would soon be be mussing tlie,  Stars and Stripes: The able editor j the. color question has as much to  0!' the Bruce Herald has it all sized 1 (]0 wjth Canadians as with thepeo-  up this way: j pie of the Tinted states.  '���������Those   who may think war be-  Jtween the United States and Japan  ' Ireenv. ii/d.     Vi.-iting brethren  i��������� s������1 f*i: 1 iiy invited to attend.  Wakhkn W. M  J. Ir*. Bi i;mk. Secret a rv  are  (;.  W. F. M.  !'in-( nviood Miners' Union No.  ���������..".', W. !���������*. }>., meets every Satur-  (!;-y eveiiii-g in Fnion Hall. Copper  .-���������I eel. ill   7 :���������"'���������( I.  Ah  llll I' e, ,    I - II 1  .-v,c,t, .     HI.Ht^  Fijank Stki.i,.   l'residi nt.  R. A. Matiiikson. Secretary  ! imaginary, are  not  very accurate  students  of  passing  events.    The  danger is actual and close at hand.  .' President   Roosevelt   realizes    its  ! presence, and has'sent his  Meet  to  .' the Pacific coast in anticipation   of  ; its probability.    Ja-pan has plainly  j entered on a career of aggrandizement that won't be checked  without a struggle with one or more of  the western powers.    It is an open  secret that members of the  Ameri-  ���������' can govern ment aro greatly shocked  in   I bill   at   Mother   Lode! 'lI1(1 alarmed by  the  strident atfci-  u inlay  evenings at 7 :"'0. jtude  of Japan, whichamounts to  an ultimatum.    It is the first rude  jolt ever received  by Uncle Sam,  since the war of IS 12, thc country  ....*..���������������*,-,..   ...������r..,r.r.������   ���������������- run  lias had little trouble iii  obtaining  INDUSTRIAL WORKERS   OF THE  iteown way  from   0re,,t   Britain  WORLD  G- EEN'-'.OOD LOCAL NO. 31 1  Aleet.-. first and third Wednesdays ofevery  nionth in I'*a.i.'les Hall atS p. m.   Visiting  members cordially invited to atteurl.  Thank Si-kakino, I'm. sec'y,  Kdoar W. I)v.vks, 1'resident.  Choice   Eruit  LANDS  For Sale at ������10, Si 2 and ������15  Per Acre.  T-?  * >������  j .1 ���������  J. STEP!  SON.  11,  p.  TIi������: Hotel - Slocan  llrvi- 1'eiks, H. C, is the lending  h< til "f tin- city. Mountain trout  .did jj.niic dinners a specialty.  Knoins leserved by telegraph.  Hugh Niven. Prop.  THE ARLINGTON  COPPER ST. CREENWOOD  Xone but ihe bast brands  of liquors and cigars.  Morning- bracers and  and evening hy bulls always within easy reach  oft he 'burkeep."  C. A. DEMPSEY prop.  The Reception Hotel  In Cunibortie gives all its patrons  the purest food, drink and cigars.  Jamos   Lindsley Prop.  way  : usually at the expense of Canada.  i Since the Venezuelan message, the  j American government has assumed  j that no demand can be made by it  upon Great Britain which will not  he complied with. Mexico in the  past has been plundered shamefully; fully one sixth of the present  area of the United States was torn  from that unfortunate country. At  various time the United States has  threatened the Sultan of Turkey, at one time they declared war  on the Bay of Tunis, .Uncle Sam  drove Spain from the western  world and he has bullied, paterua-  li/.ed and patronized the Spanish-  American republics at will, finally  seizing the Isthmus of Panama.  .Vow comes the little brown man  and gives the American people a  frightful jolfr. Ho sends no cerc-  moniouB message; he does business  by telephone. He has rung up the  terrible Teddy and has demanded  satisfaction. Teddy would like to  club the small man but he is astonished to find that his big stick has  disappeared and that no arms are  at hand.  The occasion of .'Japan's demands  on the United StateR is the ezclus-  ion of Japanese children from the.  public schools of San I'ranciHco.  The Japs won't stand it. At least  that is the ostensible ground on  which their demands are based,  though the idea is entertained in  other quarters that their ultimate  purpose is to take the Philippines  and Sandwich Islands, and compel  the United States and all others to  keep out of Asia altogether. The  Biiflsian war swelled the head of  the little brown man, and it is believed that he now aims at dominating China and tne entire east,  and ultimately establishing a great  Asiatic Empire that shall rival the  glories of ancient Koine. Tho situation   is  exciting alarm  in  the  The   Japanese  on   the   Pacific  coast of the United Stales are now  leaving   San   Francisco   in   great  numbers and moving  up  to  Vancouver.    The people of British Columbia don't  want them;  but  by  treaty  between   Great Britain and  Japan, we have  no  power   to  exclude them.     Indications point in  the    direction  of an  approaching  Japanese  problem  for "Canada  as  the United  States.    Tn  the event  of war will  Great  Britain  permit  the Japanese vessels to harbor, and  the   Japanese  troops  to  laud,   in  Canada, and will there  be  an  invasion from Canada?   These questions are suggested'by  the  Anglo-  Japanose alliance.    If the   United  States is comparatively defenceless  the condition of Canada is certainly worse.     Tt seems impossible,   in  the event of a  long war,   but  that  Canada would become the  theatre  of* military    activities.     Indeed,  there are many  who believe that  the white people of Canada  would  side  with the  United States in a  color war,  without regard  to  the  imperial government.'  our labor is rewarded. "We wanted  it built at Xakiisp but would rather  see it in Ottawa than not in existence. The mint will make money  any place.  The Chinese are getting very independent in British Columbia.  One was offered SS a week to work  in Vancouver the other day. "Too  cheap, get a'white man" the yellow boy replied.  Bv The Empire we notice that  changes and improvements are going on in Prince Rupert. During  one week tho ���������Church of England  received a coat of paint and baby  Creech cut two of her first teeth.  Tom Anititx, of Nakusp has  made about S-10,000 out of fruit  lands and timber limits, all  of which proves that a rolling stone  gathers no moss. Tom has stayed  with Nakusp through its varying  fortunes and has reaped his reward.  In the same town another old-  timer, F. W. Jordan, is getting  rich selling 800,000 worth of goods  annually in his store. Both advertised in the first issue of Tun  Lhdbe.  ��������� ������������������  Mountaineer, and Koote-  . nay   Standard. Cigars.-  Made by  1 g. tlKiiit $ go,, nelson  |4euuma^ketHotel  Is the home for all tourists  aud millionaires visiting Now  Denver.   British | Columbia.  HENRY   STEGE,   PROPR.  fi-il  Wt~i*>h /������*& F*fi!*?  km*"*  Kegina watches for everybody at  alljpriees.    A. Logan & Co.  We have just, received a shipment of Morrell's hams and bacon.  Nothing like them in town, and we  are the sole agents for these goods  in Greenwood. The Russell-Law-  Caulfield Co.  Leading Tailor of the  Kootenays.  NE of the oldest banks doing business in this,  country.    ������������������'���������,'  56 Branches in Canada and United States  ;    Prompt attention given to collections.  ��������� Savings''  Deptment.��������� Deposits of ������1.00 and ���������  upwards 'received.    Interest paid half-yearly."  Drafts bought ami sold and a general banking-  business transacted.  H. F. STOW, MANAGER GREENWOOD BRANCH.  KASLO  HOTEL  all  KASLO  B; C,  Is  a comfortable  home  for  who travel to that city.  COCKLE & PAPWOKTK  m  m  4-4-'  Ol  b+d-  ���������F-f-F+'H  PAID  BANK   OF   MONTREAL  ESTABLISH   D   1317.  UP   CAPITAL, $14,000,000.  m  ���������m  M  m  n.  REST,  $1 1,000,000  UNOIVIDED PROFITS, $422,689.98  '(IciU'i'nl Itiitikini; KiiMiiu-.-.iTi-iiii-.iiuU.'il.    Ilniris issued on all (iiii'iiU, iiml Collections iniidc iiHnWG-it rules.,  SAVINGS SANK DEPARTMENT   \    W. F. PROCTOR,  INTEREST ALLOWED AT CURRENT RATES    j MANAGER GREENWOOD  BRANCH  Kja  Tiik lack of coke is still a burning question in the Boundary.  Tiik climate of Greenwood is  among the-finest in the west aud  should be advertised.  Bn.i. Mix Kit is safe. He is hiding in the store' of some merchant  who does not advertise.  Tiiu little Jap seems to be im-  pai ting a brown taste to the politics of British Columbia.  Tiik local paper at Moyie is calling for a laundry. The editor, no  doubt, wanls to get the ollice towel  washed.  Tiik ice man is packing his  trunk, bu<) the coal man has just  started north and will receive a  warm welcome.  New Advertising:.  There has been a violent outbreak of a new form of advertising  in Memphis, says an exchange.  This is a scheme adopted by salesmen of cheap books and small articles to cover the sides of their  small suit cases with as large and  florid advertisements of their wares  as the dimensions of their suitcases  will admit. Of course, these ' 'ads''  attract a great deal of attention,  particularly when the bearer of one  enters a car, where everyone seems  to be willing to look at anything  rather than to stare out of the windows.  Diamond rings from   S20.00  up.  At A. Logan & Co's.  ie  order to advertise  "We are headquarters for cabbage, carrots, beets,'turnips, Radishes and all green vegetables. The  Russell-Law-CaulJield Co.  The Kootenay Belle is not a girl.  It is a cigar that every smoker  should be introduced to.  Job Printing at The Ledge.  Tiik people in Phoenix will noon  be looking upwards. .Judge Williams is coming back to the city of  rarilicd atmosphere.  John McKank will probably lose  the millions ho made in Nevada.  He has bought two daily papers  in New Brunswick.  Owixii to the failure of the bun-  ana crop in (Jranbrook, the' citizens are making an effort to have  Moyie lake removed to their bustling city.  Tun Canadian mint will bo in  operation in Ottawa about October.  It is I-I years ago since we commenced to agitate for the building  of u mint in  Canada and ut last  %  H. BUNTING j  GONTRACTORI     I  AND BUILDER!  ~m  Dealer in ������  Windows, Doors, |  Turned Work and    |  Inside Finish. |  SHINGLES, BRICK, KTC. |  MANITOBA I  Wood Fibre Plaster I  PHONE   65 1  J3  [IIIIIIIIHIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIUUUIIIIIIIIUtUlt  een na:  years we are  SEEDS  TREES  . PLANTS  For the farm, garden, 'lawn  or conservatory. Testeil Slock of  Reliable Approved Varieties,! tit  reasonable <prices.  BeelsuppHeB, Spray Pumps'and  Spraying Material, Cut Fowers,;etc.  to every 25th customer purchasing  Ice (Jream, 20c, per Dish \   ��������� '  Tee Crenin Sundaes, 20c. per dish.  Ice Cream Sodaes, 15c- per Glass,  Oratif-eade, 10c. per glass.  Lemonade, .iOc. per Glass.  Milk, 10c. per Glass.  Milk Shakes, l.rx\ per    alas, E(c  A one-pound, box of these Newport  Chocolates, which we handle in  Bulk and Fancy Boxes. We carry  about 50 different varieties of these  goods. Fresh shipments on the road  all the time.   Look out, for NO. 25  Gets the Prize Every Time.  t..  CATALOGUE FREE  M. J. HENRY  3010 Westminster Road, Vancouver  IwlrlWwWWVVfWIIWVIffVWVVVWVV  Copper Street, Greenwood.  EVEEYBODY INCLUDED IN HUNTING NO. 25  *���������!  t'l  SJifiw^iffMiiiMuiiEii^ m  1  f  .   ;"!',. ���������,  THE GREENWOOD LEDGE.  Greenwood,-B. C, Aug. 22, 1907.  2������������S������3@������������^8aO380������������������3������SSS3������8S������a������ffi3fflei������e5  "-H  pif.jpn.'jpji..  Some Good Float  " ���������   -  King's Liquor Scotch Whiskey  ��������� . 12 Years Old  ,'!. \Y. Bn rmcstor s "ty h i te Port.'  " '    '  Jas. IIennessy & Co's 3-Star Brandy.   ���������  GREENWOOD LIQUOR  CO.  I     IMPORTERS, GREENWOOD, B; O.  TO RENT  '.l- Roomed  Cottage.  fi-Hoomed Klat.  O-lloomed  JTohho.  -    <S-Roomcd House  Comfortable Cottage for Sale.  EALEV' investment and TRUST CO. ltd  Opposite Postoffice. dree 11 wood,   B._ 0  msii^&i^ss^s^ssi&sss^^^^ss^sss^^sis^ssss^^s  i  of the* Boundary  District,  if  Furniture, just drop us a Hue.  'suit; your, tastes unci youi; pockets.  SS2S2I2SS������KS5S5������^lS^jaS������SS*S2IESSSSS������^^Sl  'Twas Ever Thus.'     ���������   ���������  (New York"Times)   ���������    -  Ibeld a hand in poker  Which looked exceeding good, , -  Five liandsoms clubs consorting  In sable broLberhood.  Alackl my hated rival  . Whom I would put to rout  lteinaitied not for the slaughter,  But  . Dropped  Right '    -  Out.  I held a hand one evening  Ridiculously small,  Upon it Hashed and (littered  One diamond, that was* all.  Alack! my hated rival,  Despite my baleful glare,  Moved,not lo take deparluie,  Bui  Stayed  Right  There."  Is the best furnished .hotel in the Boundary  district. It is heated with steam and  lighted by electricity. Excellent sample  rooms. . The bar is always abreast of the  times, and meals arc served in the Cafe  at any hour, day or night.  Ernest Jo Cartfeiiy Prop,  Fresh and Salt Meats, Fish and  Fowl always in stock.        ������1^^^-^  v . \\\< IJapane.se inTok  Okanagan Apples at $2.00 per  - If We Should Go To War. '  The Minneapolis Tribune gives  this unflattering picture of the way  things would be bungled' at the  outset, should .thereto war between  tlie. United States and Japan:  "Ileaven preserve us from war  with Japan till we learn the" elementary rules of tlie game. AVo  are twice as populous and several  times as rich as Japan. We have  no army, "but we can turn out an  armed mob twice as .big as- hers..  We have twice as many battleships  half-manned, which we can fill  with seasick landlubbers iu case of  need. We can raise or borrow $10  to her one and can probably make  $10 go about as far as one of hers.  We are superior to the Japanese in  'everything but efficiency in time of  peace? Sufficient unto the day is  tlie evil thsreof.  "Unless we are wiser than  we  were ten years ago���������and tho newspaper gabble about naval   movements does not prove  it���������the his-  Jtoi-y of a war between   the  Uhited  States aTKr"Jiipliu~nmy~be'_wr,ifteir  in advance  "to the last shoelace,"  hut nobody would know  anything  about it.    Our navy would not be  half readyjtill six months before the  fighting.    Then we should get busy  with a big appropriation  and  proceed to  buy  everything in sight,  to the delight of owners of rotten  old hulks and dealers in. embalmed  meat products and shoddy cloches.  An enterprising press would record  every military, naval, financial and  strategic preparation in hourly editions and big red type.    The Japanese agents at the end of the cables would know more  about our  strength and preparation than our  own government.    When our 'far-  I flung , battle Hue'  began to move  some yellow maniac with a megaphone would bawl its every mile of  route, its every weakness of imperfect   discipline and hasty equipment from the Admiral's bridge to  -fc]ic waiting ears of Japanese agents  in Europe.and America.    The Japanese-navy would  disappear as  if  sunk in liiidocean,   after  throwing  an- army  corps  into  Manila aud  an  outpost.   The  ipanese in Tokio would hold  the  Ktiropean     correspondents     with  ..       ......   h  ins of the stirring days of ,1897-'98  Williams' stories are of interest  and assistance.  "The cat "that made me famous"  said Williams,  "like'many famous  men,   had  a( humble pedigree.    I  picked her up iu an alley in Seattle  between First and Second  Avenue  one night 'in August 1897.    Next  day I went north.    I brought the  cat along for company as  it was  my first trip and 1 had no thought  then of making a profit of it. Dawson   was  a  mighty homeless place  thp.wiiitor of 1S97-'98.11 arrived on  one of the last boats that' fall  aud  to my astonishment hundreds came  to sco the eat aud olTer after oiler  to   purchase   it   ponied, in.    Thc  camp  was  lively  enough,   but its  lonesoineness consisted in  the al-  sence of hom6"touehes, au  absence  which   my  cat. seemed   to supply.  I  finally  had  to sell pussy as my  money ran out,   and  I got something over a thousand  dollars  for  her.    j do not believe that a homeless cat ever brought so  much  before in all history.    Next  summer  they brought in a boat load of cats  that  the  miners  eagerly   bought,  and from that time on the price of  cats  decreased  and  their number  grew.  the Treaty of Ghent", our neighbors  have the privilege of maintaining.  By Canada Isle Royal has nevi r  been coveted. It is not that .we  object to the expense ,of 'maintaining the lights, but that we have no  particular use for a non-commercial proposition. There is nothing  to bo grown on the island, and nobody wants to live there. Why,  then should Canada envy the possessors of this piece of land?  The theory that a Canadian captain would "take" the island is absurd. - It would be more reasonable to suppose that the United  States had lured the mariner to  the spot and had unloaded the  island upon him. But, if a Canadian captain had "taken" the island, our Government in view of  the fact that the property is not  ours, and we do not oven desire to  own it, would be in duty bound to  peremptorily aud firmly order the  offender to "put it back."   ���������  Green cucumbers, tomatoes, turn  ips, carrots and other vegetables  at the busy store. The Ruseell-  Law-Caulfiied Co.  Royal Seal is one of the best  cigars sold in the mountains. It is  niadejn Nelson.  -  Origin of Porterhouse.  On almost every bill of fare are  seen the words 'porterhouse steak.'  Now,  most  people  know  what a  porterhouse    steak  is,   having on  some occasion eaten one, or at least  a piece of beef that  went  by  that  name,   but. few people know how  the name originated.    Years ago  there was a hostlery near Harvard  University  kept' by" a man named  Porter.    Soon this  tavern   became  famous for its viands, especially for  its  cuts  of  meats. - The stranger  Jtpprjujgjhe^ejf_c������j^rneal  and  not  knowing  exactly  what   to   order  would   be advised  by  his genial  host, Mr. Porter, to order a steak.  So good were his steaks that  travellers   often   spoke of them and  gradually began referring to  them  as the "steak you get at Porter's  house."    From that it was  but a  short time before they were referred to as the "Porter House steak."  Since then  butchers all  over  the  country have found  out the way  in which Mr. Porter cut his famous  steak, and have been  making the  same cuts themselves,  hence the  porterhouse steak has been served  the countr3'.    Only a month or so  so ago the old Porter House was  moved back to make room for the  row of tenement, houses that are  being built in  front of it.���������New  York.  St. Paul, Minneapolis  AND RETURN.  Tickets on sale August 8, 9, io,  September ir, 12 and 13, account  Jamestown    Exposition.     Return  ��������� limit, Ninety (lays.  Above rate is from Phoenix, 13,  C; $6000 Iroui Seattle. Same  rates apply to Dululh. Proportionately low rates from Washington and Oregon points. Rale to  Chicago S66.20 fram Phoenix, B.C.;  $64.00 from Spokane ; from Seattle.  ������71.50. Low rates to Omaha, Kansas City, St. Louis and many other  eastern points.  For a comfortable trip take the  "Oriental- Limited"  Standard and tourist sleepers, dining car and Compartment Observation Car. Meals in dining car on  the a la carte plan. The "Fast  Mail" is another good train.  For inforniBtion regarding routes  and through rates to any eastern  paint, address  W. X. PERKINS,  Agent, Phoenix B. C.  W. A. ROSS,-  Ass't Gen. Passenger Agent,  Seattle, Wash.  Great northern  Railway  oe������s>8������������ae$a#e'������0������ ������������e������������������������������ ������ssa-aao������ &eee<3eoo������������������������a������  I promises  and   blandishments, and.  j Ihe Japanese   newspapers   would  discuss the weather.  "We do not care to pursue the  parallel. There would be no Ro-  jestvonsky massacre and humiliating peace. We should beat the:::  in ono year or ten, but it would be  a bloody and costly job.  PH0EHIX, B. 0.  Ls opposite the Grout: Northern depot, and is a delightful haven lor I ho weary traveler. Great veins  of hot water run through''tlie entire house, .and  bathrooms are always .at the service joC those in  search of materia) cleanliness. The dining room' is  ��������� an enemy to'dyspepsia while the artistic appointment  of the liquid refreshment room .'makes the drinks go  down like eating fruit in a llower garden. The  sample rooms are the largest in the mountains and  a pleasure to drummers with big trunks.  JAS. MARSHALL,'Prop, |  ; To get immediate relief for any  : cold in the head use -Lillie's Cat-  larrh Powder; you can get it at  ! White Him for 2h cents.  Cat Broufjlit Small Fortune.  Special Correspondence, Seattle  ���������Dick Williams, a prominent operator in the Tonopah district, who  daiius to bo the first man to bring  a cat into Yukon, is tolling for tho  benefit; of thoso interested iu the  prospective Alaska-Yukoii-Pacific  Exposition which opens on .Tune 1st  l!)f)i), many tales of tho early days.  As the Exposition hopes to repro-  due many famous sconos and cab-  The Taking: of Isle Royal.  Excitement has been aroused  in  I the'United States owing to the publication  of a   report   announcing  that a'Canadian captain, sailing on  a gasolino launch,   has  landed  on  Isle Royal, and has "taken it"   in  the name of the King.    The island  is that piece of rock-bound wilderness which  lies  athwart Thunder  Bay.    Tt seems to have been placed  on its present sito  by  nature  for  the distinct purpose  of protecting  the great Canadian harbor on Lako  Superior.    A mass of rock,  it may  havo a  few   fertile   valleys;    but  if so these aro far apart,   and  not  very attractive.  The climate is fairly  pleasant���������  for about one month   in   the year;  at other times it is intolerable,   for  tho winds of the most northerly of  the fresh water lakes sweep tho island from  January  to  December.  Planted many miles from  land on  the  bosom "of a rather turbulent  inland sea, thc place is inaccessible  for more than half the year, and is  reached only with diiliculty  whon  not thus absolutely isolated.    Tho  main purpose for which Isle Koyal  is used is  tho exhibition of lights  to warn mariners against its dangerous coast.    "These, owing to the  circuinstaiH.'o that  tho island was  awarded lo the United States under  Roofing Paint  Coal Tar, Pitch,  Creosote, Oils for  Preserving Timber,  Roofing, Pitch  And Paints.  Nelson Coke aud Gas Co. Ltd.  E. W. Bishop,  Agent  GREENWOOD, B. C.  E. W. WIDDOWSON  PROVINCIAL ASSAYER mid  METALLURGICAL CHEMIST.  Gold Silver Copper or Lead,cacti, .fi 00  Gold-Silver. ...f 1 50 Silver.I.ead. .fi.5������  Zinc. .$2,00 Gold Silver with copper or  lead., f 2.50.  I'rompt attention jjiven to all samples  25 per cent, discount upon five sftinj  IIIAKKRIST., NELSON.  I', O. Drawer, no's. Phone, A67  STARKEY&IC0.  EVERY   INFUSION   IS   DELICIOUS ��������� AND  INVIGORATING.  Lead Packets Only.   At All Grocers,   Highest Award,  St. Louis, 190-1.  ���������*#'f^^-r^-^���������5B*?N^c*^^  l THE PACIFIC\HOTEL '  Is under Ihe management of Greio-  & Morrison. Tlie room's are comfortably furnished, and tlie bar contains the best brands of wines, liquors  and cigars m the city.  ���������<J:  wages if injured.  THE MINERS AND- MECHANICS POLICY. 1  issued by tho Oean Accident KTluan.-ntee Corporation, Ltd  is designed to meet the requirements of wage-earners.  Pays a Wkkki.'v Indu.mxjtv for loss of  Pays Fcnkijai.  Kxi'kxses if killed.  Eyiciiv K\s\)  ov   Amnio.vr  covered   while  at  work, on the  street, traveling, and recreation.  Costs the same to all, irrespective of occupation.  The "Ocean" is, the largest Accident Co. in the world  FREDERIC W. McLAINE, Dist.Agt, Greenwood.  dHt  New and  Fresh, Just  Received $  See our new line of Floor Squares and linoleums.  Phone 16.  WHITE.  Second Hand.  <&r&  FIFTH ANNUAL  NELSON, B. C.  Wednesday, Thurs., Friday,  SEE 18, 19, 20  T  nelson, b. c.  wholesale .  dealers in  Produce   ando Provisions  THAN  EVER  Tk Windsor Hotel  of. Grnnd Forks, U, C, caters to  miners, iiiechaiiicstuul smelter men  (Jlieap Fxciirsion Kates on all .Transportation Lines  Free Shows Daily.    Horse Races.    For inlbrma-  or .prize List, write   ,  0. W. DUSK, D. (J. McMORRIS,  President. ���������* Secy., P. 0. Jiox 05.  * Kelson.  nig  A. B. Sloan, Manager'    SUBSCRIBE FOR THE LEDGE  ��������� ��������� ��������� - "ai.toSjf.A:" f'rrvir.vou:. B.C., Alio;. 22, 1907.  TJ-liu ORE BN WOO I) LEDG7T,  IN THE  SLOCAN.  i^s^s^s^^m^'^^ss^^sssm.'sis^^issisiax  '^i'*5  Kt?%*My%$&'  LIMITED'.  Groceries. Hardware, Clothing and Gents'Furnishings.  loneei*  Greenrjuood, B. C-  Tlie oldest hotel in the  City, and stilll under the  same management;. Rooms  .comfortable, meals equal to  any in the eitv, and the bar  supplies only the best. Corner of Greenwood and Government .streets.  When you want a monument or  headstone, write to the Kootenay  Marble Works, Nelson, P.. 0.       *  A  Gr*and Fopks  and   Phoenix  Jeweler aud Optician,  dealer in  Fine Watches. High-Class Jewelry,  Diamonds, etc.  The.  mg  Rnd  Braying  A'l kinds of heavy teaming and  ilr.p ir;r (;"iu- ;.f r.-a:-f i!;:b'.e rates by  \V.  i.a; ii  eit.   Chi-ri'h   street.  0������S  Good accommodation and  reasonable rates. One of the  best supplied bars in tbe city.  Dining* room and lunch  counter in connection.  Job printing of every description  done promptly at The Ledge office.  ALL THE STAGES  Arriving in and leaving*  Greenwood have headquarters at  Chenier's  Cigar Store  Pipes, Cigars, G igarettes and  Tobaccos  to   suit your  tastes, vour fancy or  yonr pocket.  J. A. GHEHIER - -.PROPRIETOR  Next door north o.-������fcicific hotel,  Copper street. Greenwood.  i '^^a/y^^/^'^'a^'v^^'^^^'v^'*'  cair.. iu up:..-!-! .���������*������'������������������ h������w quickly|sater & Johns, Proprietors  .���������my .i'.i';," ��������� j������>:i:  can lii- moved.  a ijnriiic: to ten tons I  COPPEK ST., GREENWOOD.  'Phone A 147  WorkiDgmeu, Take Notice  When   in   (ii'ti'tiwiitid   stay  \our <iwn  ihe. I'ntii.dary Co-operative A.^so-  liiitioii in lb'1 <'(immeiciiil hotel.  Kent beard and rooms in the city.  Kates. 8I.D0 per day.  NOTICE.  IN* TIIK MATTK.Il nf (lie I,:ui(l Ki'i;i.-lr>- Act  :ir.rl in themiiHi-r of the Title lo I .of ]i������i.',, f;roii|i  I. "Athi'Ntiin" Fraction Mincnil Cluim. O-.oi'o.K'  i Division of Yale DNtrict.  .[( j      WUKKKAS  the Ceitllicnlc (,( Till*' for Till-  j AllicMiin  (I'M and Cop|,iT .Mlnluc ('i)iripiiiiv,  oniding   house, run by ��������� i.itniiff]. in'intr CiTiiiii-iiio .Vo. :ik-.������������hi t<>n-.������uiiovc  Ipicilltami'iiN, linn hocn  ti >���������t nr ilotroyicl Mid  a:ipllcntii)ii Ikih Ihtii mule for uduplicate thereof  XOTIfK i������ liei'i.'liy fflvcti tlmt n. riupliciitc Or-  rlliciitc. of Title to tlie iilmvi' liercdlt.-mieiits will  lie i-*u(>il at the expiration of one month from  tliu date hereof iuile;.s in th.' meantime valid  olijeetion to (tic contrary li made to me in  writing. W. II. EDMONDS.  Plutrlct UeKintrer  LiHiid KcKistry Ofllce,l  I Kamloops, H. c. July :u.-t. l hit.  The Kootenay Saloon  Saudon, II. C, litis a line 01 nerve  bracm uiisiir* a.ssed in any niono-  tain town f>i the Great West. A  jjl'iss of aqua pura fjiveti free with  spirits nietili.  TtfEJWOriT HOUSE  Nel,,int. 15. C,, is run on llie  tlie American and European  plan. Nothing yellow about  lite lioitM! except Ihe gold in  t''e safe.  Maloipc   &   TiTGCjilllts  The  eeo j4otel  SAfJDoN;  Will be appreciated by the TourjstM,  Travelers and Mining Men visiting the  Slocan.   Everything up-to-date,  CO. m. BEJNljNlETT  .PROPRIETOR  The Reco at Sandon in busy once  more. J. M. Harris has about  thirty men at work developing the  rich No. 2 vein. The first car of  ore came down a few days ago.  Development at the Rambler is  proceeding slowly owing to the  accommodation still being inadequate for a full sized ciew. The  work that is being done in proving  very satisfactory. No. 9 level is  the scene of the latest find. It is  a foot wide body of high grade ore  with the usual following of concentrating material. The new  boarding house near tho portal of  the long tunnel is about ready for  use. One of the big boilers formerly used at the old workings has  been purchased by the Ivrao Company and will be brought down in  a week or so and taken to the Ains-  worth property.  J. P. McGuigan, brother of  the  late Tom McGriiigan, who was killed by a cave in while superintending  operations at the   American  Boy mine over a year ago, arrived  in    Kaslo.   from     Spokane    yesterday and went up to Sandon this  morning.    He has secured a  lease  of. the   American   Boy   mine   for  eighteen months and will put eight  or teu men to work as soon as possible. ���������  He expects to begin stoping  shipping ore before the  fall.    The  American Boy is looked  upon  as  being one of the best properties  in'  the   Kaslo-Slocan   section,    while  Mr. McGuigan is a mining uvui  of  many years  practical  experience,  having been foreman of the American Boy  for  two years prior  to  S!)S.    Latterly  he has made gold  mining in Oregon but has been lured back  to   this   district   by  the  promise of greater rewards in lead  and silver mining  in  the Slocan.  He will stay  in  the country  and  personally  superintend  operations  on his lease.���������Kaslo Kootenain.  For weight, durability, beauty and stylo.   A Complete  Stock,* Imported and .Sold Exclusively bv  fX������  3*SB'SI33gfa'?^!BEBiSei^a^^  Ver room's right on the left hand  side of the hall, in the corner number ten."  With considerable astonishment,  and not a little injured dignity,  the state's chief executive pointed  out his name, smiled faintly, and  said:  "I am Governor H ."   '  "Yep, .1 notice," said the rustic,  without turning a hair. "An' yer  room's right there at the end of  tho hull ���������number ten. Can't miss  it,"  "With more hauteur, and almost  quivering withe outraged importance, the guest said  impressively:  "Sir, I am a governor "  Turning, then,   with  a  look  of  exasperating impatience on his face,  the hotel man exclaimed:  _ "Well, what is the matter?    Do  you want to be kissed?"   '  THE CANADIAN BAN  ..���������OF COMMERCE  I'AII)   III' CAI'ITAL, ������10,00������,OO().  IiKSKltVK   KUNI), !#.".,000,000.  B. E. WALKER,  President.    ���������   ALEX-. LAIRD, General Manager.  1[. IJ. MORRIS, Supt. Pacific Coast Branches. .  ALL WANTED TO ASSIST HER.  Jf you wish to see something interesting, call at White Bros, and  see Wsrqxpog Ustloskyituakig.  The next time you're in the store  ask to see some genuine Austrian  Enameled ware. Imported and  sold exclusively by Hunter-Ken-  drick Co.  Sl'MMF.K  Excursion Rates  FROM OJK KENWOOD  $54.55  To  Winnipeg,  Port  Arthur,  St,  Paul, Duluth,  Sioux City.-  5it.  Louis,   $62.05. Chicago, $66.05  Toronto,       jSo-55 Ottawa,   $84.60  Montreal, '$86.05. St. John, $96.05  Halifax, $103.85  TICKETS0Nr SALE  JiilyS, 4, f>.       Aug. S, !l, 10  Sept. II, I a, 18.  Corresponding reductions  from all Kootenay points.  Tickets available for lake  route, including ineale and  berths on lake steamers,  Rates q noted to any Eastern  strtion on application,  .;.;������. L'AKTKIt^f).  I'. A.,  NuIhoii,  . Willie's Essay on "Cat."  This is a cat. A cat is not an  animals, it's a nuisance. Cats eat  rats. So do Chinamen. Cats  tails swell with wrath at sight of  a dog. Cats has mean dispositions  and spit at each other. Once  when Pa came home late from sitting up with a sick friend, Ma said,  "What a long tail our cat's got.*'  But I don't see as it's no longer  than other cats. Cats' habits is  bad, as they stay out all night aud  steal fish. That's cause their  mothers have such large families  they can't bring them up proper.  Cats.is is only useful because fiddle striugs is made from their stomachs. High-toned cats is called  felines and Angoras. A cut can  lick a dog but prefers to climb a  tree. Cats has nine lives and so  don't need insurance. Cats is such  bad luck that when any gets killed  they call it a catastrophe.  Are  your  eyes  bothering you?i  A young married couple were  returning from their honeymoon  trip on a sleeping car. During the  night when the train was running  slowly over some still, mountainous country, a soft feminine voice  told John that she wanted a drink  of water.  ������������ "All right, do.ar," replied John.  "The cooler is only a step down  the aisle."  "But how shall I know which  berth is ours when I come back?"  she asked timidly.  "I will stick my foot out in the  aisle," said John, "then you can't  miss it."  When she came back there was  a huge sized foot sticking out of  every berth in the aisle.���������Ex.   ���������  Branches Throughout Canada, and m the United States  and England.  A General Banking Business Transacted.    Accounts may be opened by  mail with all branches of this Bank.  Savings Bank Department.  Deposits of.SI and upwards received, and interest allowed at current  rates. The depositor is subject to no delay whatever in tho withdrawal of the whole o'r any portion ol* the deposit. -  J. T. BEATTIE, Manager Greenwood Branch.  A������������������QS������������<*^eeQ(3������ffi������^3<33���������������eSS������S8SO-3aS������wSOSGBS(3>S������������������Sa  6  ������ rf"f      ' <P*%. _**f  .<  A Worse Roar.  It was the morning after their  arrival at a seaside resort.   ',  "I have often heard of the roar  of the ocean,'-' she said dreamily,  ''but I never knew it sounded like  that." '  "That's not the roar of the  ocean," answered her more experienced husband. "That's the roar  of a departing guest who has just  been presented with his bill." ���������  Judge.  Dealers'iu - | 2  f i  Ffcsh and Salt JVIeats, pish and Poultry ������ S  -*��������� s  ������  it <a  Shops in nearly all the towns of Boundary and  the Kootenay.  g ������o������ss������a^s������^s������e'^������-&-ssso������������������es������ss������3ii!asQffiQS8&������������8@oesd q  o������9 e������8������es@������ es*������<9������Qa ^axjsee^ ������s@������s������������<see������������s4r-������-s������������������se���������-s sj*2i  Have you seen the new "Sphinx"  kitchen ware?- Compare it with  any othe line and see the difference. Sold only by Hunter-Ken-  drick Co.  Phoenix-Greenwood  STAGE  If they  are,   White   Bros,   can   fit j Leaves l'hocnix at 9:30 a. 111. mid Gruen-  at 3 p. in.' Passenger, express and freight  traffic between the two cities handled  with care, attention and rapidity.  I). L. MCKLROY, l'Kor.  glasses perfectly.  He Didn't Know What He Wantftd.  Once upon a time* the governor  of a western state was to-deli ver  a speech at a little town in an adjoining state. When he reached  the ono hotel the town boasted, he  walked up to the register and wrote  his name. The proprietor, head  porter, steward, head waiter, depot  runner, was behind the desk in his  shirt sleeves, his hat on thc hack  of his head, and a cigar stub held  between his teeth. When the visitor had put down his signature  the factotum turned the register  around, read without the flicker of  an eyelid tho name there written,  wrote "10" "beside it with a lead-  pencil, and said:  "You kin jest take yer bag right  up] that stairway there an'   back  Supplies electricity Cor Power, Light, Heating -  and Ventilation.    Power Furnished to mines  Cor hoisting- and air-compressor plants, with a  guarantee that"the service will lie continuous.  Get our rates before completing your estimates   *  J**^.^  <&s>  (k!^  W&%*& *b'w&%^ 'fe.^/^w*  down the hall clean to the end  agan College  StFMMHRLAND, B. C.  Christian School for young men  and young women, situated amid  surroundings beautiful and inspiring and in a community of exceptional moral strength. Regular  course for university entrance.  Thorough commercial course. Spcial  advantages for music. Competent  instructors. Well-appointed building, tastefully furnishod, heated  with hot water, provided with  bath rooms and improved sanitary  arrangements. Terms moderate.  Fall term opens October 1st. For  further particulars, address the  Principal at Siiiniiierland, B. 0.  E. J, Sawyeu, M. A,,  Principal.  ^^m^/sss^s^ssssaswsssss^m  ���������������������������������������������  Opened and remodeled, is now the  best-appointed Koshuirant in the interior of Jh'itish Columbia. Call and  see lor yourself. Thc best cooks and  the most experienced 'and attentive  waiters only employed. Everything*  in season that the market can supply.  iJt&BB'immttS'^^  )'1  ,('il  'Si  1  ������  )'\h  M  *������*Wj^r,,rfts<fl*;wrg cjrfewimf iffwtojiiia!  '.'^.Ct^^

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