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 l-vr  /7^F^c^txt<^i������  Dr. Lillie's Catarth Cure Powder  DrugKi3t* waiTa B-tabs.  GREENWOOD, B.:.C., .THURSDAY, DECEMBER. 20,1900.  ���������SJ      '       A*    ff <    ir      . -    /, .���������S3  Of Local- Interest1-'  Dr.  Mathison,  dentist,  Naden-| ; For rosy.cheeks and good appe-  Xo. '24  Flood block.  -   Odd Fellow's Christmas tree'this  evening in Eagles' hall.  Remember, the K.-of-P. ball-on  the evening of January I'.    -  Business men report the holiday  trade better than in any previous  year.  T.  G. Proctor will go south in a  ,' few days to  spend the winter in  California.  All   the   lumber   camps on the  West   Fork  and  short of men.  The Presbyterians will hold their  Christmas   entertainment   in   tlie  church tomorrow evening.  Born��������� In   Greenwood,   on Fri-  <*   day,  14th  December,  to' Mr. and  Mrs. Martin Christopher, a son.  Jos. Chenier and Ben Peterson  came in from the West Fork on  Tuesday's stage and will-winter  here.  The Roscian Opera company  played Monday and Tuesday evenings in the Auditorium to fair  houses.  J.    Younghusband   came down  from  the West Fork Tuesday and  leaves today on  a visit to friends  ���������in Ottawa.  Tho?. McElroy, a brother'of  L,  McElroy  of  the   Pacific Cafe, ar-  tifce, try the skating rink.  /"The-'Blue Label Double Count-  erel   Fuse" is the only kind on  market, (hat will not stiffen up in  cold  weather.     Its'manufacturers  have bad seventy years experience.  ������������������ The subject of the sermon in the  Methodist    church   next   Sunday  evening   will   be:    . "Why we believe in the babe of Bethlehem."  W. Allison, manager of the local  branch of the Canadian Bank of  Kettle river are I Commerce, returned Friday last  from a two weeks'hunting trip on  the West Fork. He secured four  deer.  At the meeting of the licensing  board for Greenwood district held  in Midway Saturday all the applicants were granted licenses'with  the exception of the Swanson  house at Midway. -   -  When you meet a "knocker,"  do not patronize him. Do not  listen to him. Hit him iu tho  place where his brains ought to be  be, and kick where they are.���������  Sandon Mining Kevieiv.  J. L. White, of White Bros, druggists and opticians,'arrived from  Victoria Friday last/and may remain here for some time, perhaps  permanently, the firm having sold  out their  Victoria'business.    Mr  rived   in   the   city this week from l^6," t* '" ^^ "^  -   ���������      ��������� J ltlmes ������"  Victoria.    Mr. Caulfield  has. invented heavily in real estate  in the Capital city. ,  Tlie Sixth Annual Number of tlie  Anaconda News ' was issued Saturday last, and consists of 52 pages.  Each year Editor Keffer has added  to hi.-, plant and improved his  paper, and the issue of Saturday  lasr is much tlie be?t of any. "The  number contains much valuable in-  COUNTY, COURT  ; to  purchase, the   Hotel  heartiest congratulations  on  your  Saskatchewan.  S. T. Larsen, of Rock Creek was  in the city .'Tuesday and leaves  next week with his family ro spend  a month at the coast.  A general meeting of the Conservatives of. Greenwood riding  will be held iu the Imperial hotel  on Frid.-iy evening the 23rli hist.  Sid Oliver has started an express  and  delivery business, and is pre- I f'-miati.-n  about  the high and low  pared to handle all kinds of'move- grade mines,  the smelters and the  ,- aides -weighing, less-than five tons.') district generally; * Tlie number is"  A marriage licence w.is issued at  thegovermiK-iii  office v<"-ieidav to  .f    Grand  Dixon, of  i--f m.t-  i-.* n i,<  tr.-r  i lie  Allan D. JL- .cillan, <-  Forks, and .viande \L.  Greenwood.  A L g -'.i(. -iii.i (*!,  -ciiteitaiiiii.i-ni ������*���������*! 11<-"������;  Methodi.-i eim,-i-li . in-,-r-iias night.  All are "welcome t<> jiut presents on  tree or iu cabin for tneir friends.  Admission free.- Collection will  be taken.  The case of Peterson v. the  Helen Mining company, came up  before His Honor Judge Forin yesterday afternoon under the Workmen's Compensation Act. Taylor j  & Shae for plaintiff, and A. M.  Whiteside for defense.  The  baud will  give an open air  musical  entertainment   Chri.-tin-ts  .afternoon.     All  the members will  be in   the 'city that day.    A new  Eb.   horn  was received Tue-id t.y,  which  cost over 8100.    Nearly all  the new instruments have arrived-  Saturday evening a   resolution  was passed at the meeting of the  Miners' Union, which ha������ since furnished   amusement for the members.    A'-social;was held in one of  the local churches at which a number of the Greenwood  union, including the secretary,  were present.     There was, of course, the  usnal bunfeed, at, the social, and  the ladies  of  the church had engaged a Chink to  help Bhovothe  buns.     The resolution, after   the  usual whereases, reciting the duties  and obligations of union men and  more especially the members of the  W.   F.  M., resolved that those attending a certain church social, be  censured and fined 81 each for patronizing a place employing Asiatic  labor.       The   resolution   further  stated that.the mover had been informed  that the, Chink had even  scabbed on, Asiatic, prices, having  worked  five hours for fifty cents.  One of those lined paid he hadn't  been in a  ohtireh  for ten  years.  Others protested that tliey didn't  know   the church was loaded with'  Chinks and  promised  to be morel  circumspect in their choice of company in  future.    The resolution  was, of course, a joke, and will be  reconsidered        and       rei-cindt'd  -at.-next   meeting.-  but it caused  some hard thinking by those ao  ccueed, and a whole lot of amusement for those "not guilty."  i credit to its publisher.  Sid Oliver returned Sunday from  a hunting  trip  up the main river.  He visited  Hugh AleKee's lumber  camp and saw nil the boys���������Mike  Uays,   Dune  Donnelly,    Murdoch  UtLcod and Alex. Curry.    Allure  well   with  tlie exception of Alex.  Curry,   who is slightly indisposed,  tlie result of an  attack and kick  by a seven-prong,   while   in   the  peaceful discharge of his lumbering  duties in making a go-devil.  'The  seven-prong is still at large.  Some agreement should  be arrived at iu reference to seats iu the  Auditorium.      There are certain  estaidibhed usagers of society that  canuot   be ignored   even   by the  management   of an   opera house.  While the city, through its officials,  is a   partner in a calling which it  is unnecessary to mention here, it  is  not- expected that the partnership should  be lecognized by individual   citizens in public places.  Certain seats iu  the Auditorium  should be placed at the disposal of  and    recognized as  the exclusive  property of our municipal partners  at all public entertainments in the  Auditorium.  Jas.   Sutherland returned this  week from a trip to Spokane.    Ho  met several old-time Green wood-  ites in that city, among them R.  M.  McEntiro,  formerly of McEu-  tire, AieDonnel & Co., of this city.  Bob is now talking in the millions  aud   so   busy   that it requires six  messenger   hoys   to  deliver telegrams to him, and the number of  telephone calls to his office wears  out the telephone connections each  week.     He is dealing in Coeur d'  Alone    stocks   and   mines,   and  Air.     Snt'iuria-id     could     only  get  in   conversation   with   him  by sprinting along Sprague ���������*venue  . ''. ������������������ lt '-��������� Nelson,. -l .. , .'  Coal, sold for 812 a ton in this  city last week. There' is some:  thing wrong with the government  when people have to pay 'such - a  price for an article that is so  plentiful in the hills of' thewestj  E. M. Sandilands is in the city  preparing to.leave Sandon for Cal-  gaiy. Without Sandy the siocan  will be lonesome.     ���������  ���������.'*���������--..',.  Henry Stege, the, weDkriown  landlord of the.famous Newmarket  hotel in New Denver, was in Nelson 'for several days last week.  While here he entered into negotiations  Hume but did not complete,the  deal.  The old-timers are' very'slow in  completing the organization of the  pioneers who blazed the trails in  and around Nelson.  John Houston is working in the  government printing office attar-,  son   City,  Nevada.     It is likely  that he will return to B. C. next  year. .    -  Price McDonald,  who has lived  at 8auca for the past ten.years gets  87.000 out of the deal for the Vic- |are to  receive the benefit of your  toria mine.     He had owned an in- aD-u"ty ��������������� a wider sphere;  terest in it for 15 years.    Price W������3 are confident that your wide  may come to Nelson and make it knowledge of .constitutional   law  his permanent home.    In the early *-''������������������  ������e.of great service in many  days  he owned considerable prop- matters coming before our courts  erty in this city.! " -              -     '  - ���������"*���������--  Billy -Genoul  has  received' the  contract to-clear the ranch lately  acquired by  Earl  Grey on Kootenay  lake.     The Earl intends to  erect a beautiful  rcsidenc: on his  ranch   po    Nelson   'society-   may  again      in      the     near      future  have the pleasure of asking  his girN (o . a'' dance.' James  Johnstone, u-ito act" a������'agent for  E-irl Grey gave JJillv Genoul the  contract because he coudcred him  the best rancher on the. like.  'Colonel   Toinkins  returned from  his eastern tour Tuesday.     He bad  of the company's affair?, - The dis-  A sitting of the County Court cussion of the amalgamation for  was held in Greenwood, cbmmenc- ,tW������ ������r t,,ree months (luring the  ing'at 11 o'clock this morning Be- ],* part of ,aFt year had in^er-  fore  the   regular   business  of the' Very   mUch   with tl,e mau '  court was proceeded) with, I. H.:  Hallett, senior member of the  Greenwood bar, read the following  address to His Honor Judge Clement:  ' ',  Before the formal business of the  court is proceeded with', the raeni,  hers of the Greenwood Bar desire  through .me -as the senior member  of the Greenwood Bar, toextend to  your lordship   their sincerest and  elevation   to the  Supreme Comt  Bench of this province.  We have at all times recognized  your ability and the absolute fairness and impartiality with which  all matters before you have been  dealt with, and wo ar!e elated that  your appointment has been made  through merit, as iiii your officerof  county court judge you are without . the realm of .politics, and  whilst we are sorry to,lose you as a  county court judge tve, know   we  agemeut of t'ie company's business.  Nevertheless,  a  profit "of ������37,138  was made in the year, after writing-off ������28,628  in  respect of exploration and; development, ������18,-  -163 on account of depreciation and  paying   ������3,727 for   expenses  in  curred  by reason   of the proposed  amalgamation,    and    ������3,404    for  taxes; claimed   by  the government  during various years since July,  1900.-' During the year they spent  I    Local flirting: News  ssasstasfi as^sss fisassBaag ss sesss  A shipment of ore is being made '  from the Skylark this week.  Eight men are working'at the  Bay, three at the Alavis and four  at the Tip Top.  vi progress for pome weeks in the'  Skylark, and the .management of  the company was very well satisfied with results of the explorations,  made in this way. Before taking  out  the drill, however, a hole was  a larger amount   than for several I completion of upraise, sinking and  years past on  development work, I c,riftinS wi"  ������J continued on the  and he' .was   satisfied     that   re- \bo<iy-   suits had justified their action.   In  '   Neil    Falkinham  left   Tuesday  mines   like   theirs   the   principal | for Salmo,  B. C, where he and D. I  The upraise on the Bounty, on | ordered drilled in the old workings  Wallace mountain, from the fio'at the 75-foot level, where it was  level is nearly completed. This evident the lead had faulted. After  cinnects with the winze and will Coring about 20 feet the drill broke  give   a  depth   of 110 feet.    After '"to  a fine body of high grade sil-,  ver ore for a distance of about 12  not been in New York for 33 years  and found that camp very, lively;  although ,he waa-surpri^edio find  so many hotel people who knew  nothing aliout automobiles. . The  Colonel brought- 'back an excellent i  assortment of stories about the  cent belt which he delivers free to  all his'regular boarders.  R J. Steel reports an ever increasing demand for real estate in  Nelson.  It is a special source of satisfaction to us that an appointment  from our midst has been made.and  the Interior of the province recognized for the first'tiine by an appointment   to  the supreme court  bench. . \.'   - ,  . . ��������� -. ' -. ,i ��������� , ,  Fiom your close oss-ociation with  mining interests bothjuere and in  the Yukon we feel thai our principal industry, miuing.fwill' receive  the benefit of ymu- extended and  sympathetic experience and elote  per.-on-il knowledge.     '<  We tru.-l that your duties will  not compel you to reside on the  coast, and .ire confident that your  P'T-onal inclination  will be to re- I  thing was to keep their development up, so that there was plenty'  of ore in sight; in his opinion the  failures in the past were largely  the result of taking out ore insight  and not pushing development forward in a proper manner. Referring to . his recent visit to the  property, he stated that the mine  was in very good order, and .that  there was far.more ore in sight  than at any previous time. . It was  inches, tests of. which gave about  200 per ton. It will doubtless run  above 8150 per ton by tho carload  and   those  interested in the prop-  V7.   MoVicar have taken  a  four | e.rty  are much P-������wed at this en-  months lease on the Mother Lode' t,'?ly new fimi of ore'  mine.     Very little'work has been      The Skvlark n*v**  done on the claim.    About 88,000  was taken out of a lG-foot shaft  and 30 feet of drifting while under  lease some time ago.  J.  C. Haas, M. E., of Spokane,  was in the city Monday and visited  the  Golcoiua in South Deadwood,  in which  he is interested, and has  clear to him that in the past there I .charge of fche development now be-  was bad management,   chiefly Low-ing carried ������";    The tunnel is in | to  witness  the  ng to the constant changes and to  the uncertainty as to policy.    The  mine was excellently equipped, and  he  wa3 of the opinion that there  was  far more ore in their property  than had come out of it.    His firm  conviction was that they had done  well  to decide that LeRoi should  stand alone.    His opinion was that  they should leave the capital as it  was,   that   if  at   any   time they  should   wish   to   extend the company's operations or the scope of  Skylark  never  looked better than it docs today,'' aud  the  final    payment of   83,000'on  the  bond is expected to be iii the bank '  next  month.    The niine'hasprac-  tically  paid  for all  development,  as  well as having   m^t  the bond  payments,   from  shipments of ore, '  since the present owners took hold  of it,  about  two years ago.    The  new year,  consequently, is' likely  beginning of the  680 feet and the contract taken by distribution of-profits to share-  Alex. Robinson will be completed holders in the Skylark Develot>  this  week.     This will give a dist-'      - - -     - ^vewpr  ance of 700 feet from the portal.  Considerable ore has been encountered in the past 8 or 10 feet, and it  is believed that the ledge will be  struck before the contract is completed.     Air.   Haas goes east this  meut Co��������� Ltd.���������Phoenix Pioneer;  ing development as fast as possible,  '   at the same time giving the North-  side in   the upper icoUtry,"if the  ^ .!me!ter a fair triaK    If they'  Kaslo Pickups  A.  J.   Duncan and Robert Russell,  of Spokane, the former president and  the latier  a director of  the Sandon   Mining & AlillingCo., '  week  to consult with, those inter-1we,lt UP  to Sandon on Sunday for  ested  in the Golconda, and thinks the PHrP������se of attending an extra-  an additional  contract of 23 feet  0,'dinary general   meeting of the  wil1 be let on  his return, even if company, called for the purpose of  their  work,   they should pay for jthe lcdge is Mot encountered before *-jffecting a transfer of the concern's  what they wauted out of the profits,   the Present contract- is finished,  and that they should go on push-  He uelieves that the ore will be  struck and that continuous development  will  be done during the  Phoenix  Beach  Wilcox denies the rumor  that the new postoffice building is  to be heated with warm ozone from  his office.  Jean Shea has hired detectives  to find out who put that ad in the  Spokane paper.  Before many months it is  thought that more than 1000 men  will be working in the mines  around this camp.  Dr. Boucher is leaving the camp.  After a trip to Europe he may locate at the Coast.  Gamblers report business rather  quiet. There are too many games  in the city for the size of the camp.  It is   not  like   Butte was at one  demands of your 'office-do not rer  quire you to move.  W e ask you to convey to Airs.  Clement and your family our best  wishes and congratulations; and we  trust that for very many years you  may be spared to the service of our  country on the supreme court  bench.  His honor made a suitable reply, thanking the members of the  bar for their kind wishes He  stated that for the present he  would reside in Grand Forks, but  his permanent residence, whether  at the coast or in the interior, I  would depend altogether on the j  duties of his office.  The first case taken up was  Foster v. Cross, an action to re-  recover for medical service. Judgment for plaintiff. A. M. Whiteside for plaintiff.  Before adjourning the evidence  in Easton v. Sisters of St. Joseph  of Peace was all taken. This was  an action to recover $63.84 taken  by one Alexander, an attendant,  from the plaintiff while a patient  The legal phases  winter,  for once the tunnel is in  .did  this, .he '..was   convinced .that  they  \vould smelt at less than the [getting"moncyiro develop.  Trail  property. The property consists  of a group of five claims, situated  on Payne mountain. It is believed  that the rich Payne lead crosses  the claims.     Dr. W. E. Gonim is  contract price, and at th  same time they, would be doing  their smelting at their own works  and retaining a valuable property.  The managing director, Air. Mc-  Alillan, had shown -capital judgment in his selection Vthose who  managed the company's property.  In conclusion, he moved the adoption of the report.  G.   W.   Wilsou    seconded  motion,   which  carried  ore there will be  no difficulty iu   tne purchaser and  the cohsidera-  m>tt.;n������"-m������^.. ii j^:-._i-_ ' ���������"' 'tipn is'withcld...  ^,    '.  *        \;  The -meeting -tv������is held - in-' the*  *uCti���������tt,TipTopa,ai;���������|0E::ckcouip"3t's <"nce"' '*"  40 feet.     Some time ago a syndi-  Friday  last an 18-inch  the  was unanimously carries very  A. J. McMillan afterwards addressed the meeting. He  said that to him it was especially  gratifying that the company had at  last reached  the point where they  it  up.     AJew weeks ago a syndicate was formed  by H. V. Fuller,  owner of the Bay, to work the Tip  Top.     In cleaning out the bottom  of tho shaft, without a shot being  fited, the vein was uncovered.    It  high  values  in  free  gold,   similar   to   the   ore on the  Mavis and Bay, near which claims  it is situated.    There is considerable chance or luck in mining, like  other callings.     Had the Phcenix  time when  very often in order toj at the hospital  place your   bets you had to climb I of  the question   will   be argued  later.   A. Af.   Whiteside for plain  to the ceiling and lower your  money to the faro table at the end  of a fishing line. When Phoenix  gets that way some of the gamblers  now in this burg will own automobiles.  Zln ,7      1V1?em1'    ToMie������te continued work another  Jul},    1902    when   their   affairs dean-up on  their bond, as every  were in deplorable condition.    At indication  points to a co slt ^ Z  Uiat time they owed their bankers body 0f the richest ore yet discov  ������27o,000.   whereas they- now did  not owe them anything; the whole  of the property was free and unencumbered,  and  according to   the  last monthly return received from  on Monday afternoon and  cate of Phoenix .business men had I !!h������S 1������������* * *** "T* * *������'  a bond on the Tip Top, but threw   v ,*,',,    T^ ^       f'       ^  *      e while   the   tram   was   held forty  miuutes in order to allow Messrs.  Duncan and Russell to get aboard  and reach here the same evening.  Dr. Gomin is confident that he  has the making of a mine in his  holding and expects to push work  energetically. The claims are very  promising ones and in one place ������  fine body of high grade zinc is exposed.  N. J. Cavanaugh lias gone into  the brokerage business and has  joined the firm of B. B. Mighton  & Co., Nelson. "Nick," besides  being an expert accountant has a  thorough knowledge of mining frora  his years of experience in the Slocan. He has been very active for  some months past and has put  through several mining deals,  Nick has the geology of the country  ered in the high grade belt. The  ore runs up in the thousands of  dollars.  A circular letter to shareholders  Rossland  they had over ������100,000 |8tatef that ifcis the intention of the (down  pat and wilfmake a succcJs  of cash in the bauk.    A little more |frovidonce Mining company to in- (of the_ business he has embarked  than two years ago he was strongly  tiff,  and I. H. Hallett for defendants.  for 2U0 jards, during which con  versatiou was necoAiarlly of tho  briefest. "In a hurry Bob?" "You  bet, millions in it; 12-fo;it lead,  dip 45, assay $12,000; got the tunc  pat and biw well rossiucd. ''Is  that all? Would be low grade in  Greenwood. Good day." "By.  by, v\ ill rit'u you when coming back  in exictly 11 minutes 5������ seconds.  Billions in it."  Conservative Meeting  On   Thursday   at    the   Opera  House about a hundred conservatives   assembled  to   elect officers  and transact general business of tho  association.     President E. Miller  took the chair and after the reading of the miuutes and the hearing  of the treasurer's rejiort the meeting proceeded to the election of officers.     The   new   officers for the  coming year are as follows;  President, E. Miller,  1st Vice Pies.,Wm. Dinsmore.  2nd Vice-Pres., E. Spr,iggctf.  Secretary, Donald Mcd-llum.  Treasurer, II. C. Ilanningtor.  A   icpresentative  executive   of  fourteen  were elected.   Compara  The largest and best Xmas.stock  in the city is now being displayed  at Coles and Frith. All new and  up-to-date goods and at lowest  prices. Should you select an  article, we would be pleased to set  it aside for you till Xmas. In  selecting presents early you avoid  the rush, get better suited and  have the choice of the stock.  A book of poems makes a very  suitable holiday present for either  sex.    You can buy them at McRae  See the new canned fruits and  vegetables just in at Anderson  Bros.  Is in Good Shape  Tho seventh ordinary meeting .of  the   LeRoi   Mining company wns  held   in  Loudon on  the 27th of  tivaly -little ������pt*eh maki. g 'took ^"'���������������������������������������������.^^"'���������bury.houiiB. T.  place, but whether elections occur'P" Gr,u,k������-D,,ilJto������, who presided,  in one month'H,tiine or six month s B t,mfc tbo ,)resent iVl���������M<���������  urged to come to London and  recommend an assessment of 10s a  share, but, believing in the property, and recognizing it was not vo  much the mine as the management  which required attention, he vigorously opposed tic scheme, and  events had, ho thought, shown the  wisdom of the policy then pursued.  Some of the shareholders might,  perhaps, think that a dividend of  3J per cent was not very much for  a mining company to pay, but they  should remember that their capital  was ������1,000,000���������a fact for which  the present directors were in no  way responsible. The amalgamation scheme was rejected by the  shareholders last December, and  the Trail smelter contract of last  year was now cancelled.  On the whole he thritght tha  the shareholders might look for  ward to the future with confidence  crease the capitalization from  S250.000 to 82,000,000. Why this  is necessary and what object is to  be gained by watering to the ex-  tenl  of a  million and thrco-quart-  on.    ne has made.a start and you  can't keep a good;man down.  AVhen they start in to celebrate  in Nakusp, they do not go about  it in any half-hearted manner.    A  ers is not made clear by the dir- funny episode happened there re-  cctors. Since the Chicago people ccntly. A crowd of loggers who  obtained control, the Providence "'ore crosscutting to the footwall  has only paid dividends amounting I of a fire water bottle becaniu  to about five per cent, per annum,  enamored with the idea of holding  Mt'Rae Bros, have tho goods  that people want to buy duriugthe  holiday season. Take an observa.  tion of their fancy goods.  time it was evident that all present  were prepared to assist in placing  the organization in first-clasa working order.-���������Grand Forks Gazette. ,  New fruits, peels and nnts for  Xmas.  baking at Anderson Brop.  had only been iu office since last  December, when, as a result of the  vote of the shareholders at the annual meeting held on the 8th of  that month, the late board retired  from offico and the present directors were called -unou to take charge  The Boundless Boundary; 12  views of the Boundary country in  a neat letter card.    Coles & Frith.  Jacob's biscuits and Dekajulu  tea go well together.-.Anderson  Bros.  Cigars and confectionery in suitable packages for Xmas. presents.  They can bo procured atMcRao  Bros.  The increase of the stock would  naturally  decrease the percentcg  of dividends.     It is apparently a  stock-jibbing scheme  by  the directors and  will prove injurious to  tho tho high grade mining of the  Boundary district,    Southern British  Columbia has just got on its  feet again after the boom and stock  jobbing and fake promotions of a  few years ago, and it is hoped that,  tho Providence people will not attempt fo make a gambling proposition of their mine.    Tho increase  of stock is not necewary for development purpo-es, for the mine has  paid its way from tho grass roots,  and it is not known that the company contemplate purchasing any  of the adjoiuing high grade properties.  This week a strike of no little  importance was made in tho Skylark mine, Skylark camp, throng!  a horseshow in a bar room.    They  took in a horse; and paraded the  animal arouud, amidst the joyful  plaudits   of   tho crowd.     Next a  wide-eyed wondering cow was procured   and   given   a   taste of ten  nights in a bar room.     Then  a  large pig was captured and amid  squealing and porcine promises of  future good behavior, taken to the  festive   scene   and  turned loose. ���������  After upsetting a spitoon or two,  piggy made a wild dash  for the  outside formation, the merry crowd  in full pursuit.   Oue of the party  who had struck up an acquaintance  with   Seagram,   mistoo'.c a.tump  for   the  pig  and   made  a quick  charge.    Result;   Many scratchef,  wailing  and gnashing of teeth.���������  Kootenaian.  i'M\&  Tho bachelors miss a lot of happiness and escape a lot of misery.  ..     .    .   ... ��������� For'. rcnt-<~A^^ four-room cottage  the borings made by tho diamond on' Long Lake street,    Apply at  i (It ill. ,   Diamond  di FIHijs lias Icon ! Tin; Lnixa; offici*.  !MfB)t,M''lil'iil^  ���������    I -. J.J.U.  V.YJ ���������Greemvqqd, B. C , 'Dec. 20, -l-DC-G.  ���������THE QiffiEinfOOD -EEDenE;  ,T.-m.-^"i"aii1������ i tW.r*',w'1tr^'"������*ULlii'  jg-ji^-gn*^^^^  !*  ,Onr .stook of B.iots and shoes for Men, .Women and  (Gliilihv.n is very complete. We nre showing all the  (latent .Ptyles and lasts made by the best American and  ���������O'-Ui'iil.inh .nijHinfiicturers. Come, in and look over our  j'U.ck, wesvie pi-oiid tp show it.  T0.; -Not how Cheap, but how Good.  WOMEN'S GOODS.  MEN'S GOODS.  THE LEDGE  Is published every Thursday at Grcen-  ,wocxl, B C , and Uie price is J: a year,  .postage free to all parts of Canada, United  "States, Mexico aud Great Ilritain. To  ,other counkries it is sent postpaid for  .f-\50 a year. Address all letters to The  jLedgc, G rein wood, II. C,  R. T. LOWERY,  EDITOR   AND   FINANCIER.  CR KENWOOD,  B.  C , DEC. 20,   1906.  ^^*i*J!*ll7iVv  Is   your turkey  ���������Falls?'  from  Smith's  work to slaves. All the Cunlicks  get is t'.e privilege of paying the  taxes.  A.v editor in Indian Territory  was I'uiiiiing the motto in hi:-  paper: "We tell tho truth." Last  week he received a "call" from-11  large man who objected to the  truth being told, and in consequence the motto disappeared and  the following inserted: "Until we  recover from the injuries recently  received, this paper will lie just  like the rest of them."  TALLOWGRAPHIC NUSE!  ./The way to New York is paved  (with good intentions.  Dowie   has gone raving mad  ������This should act as a warning.  Piunk no fluids with your meals  Jf you wish continued good health.  -The Lewie wishes all the world a  -Merry Christmas and nappy New  'Year.    ���������Tki.i. your distant friends about  ,the wonderful future of G-ieei.-  .wocd.    JViien- it comes to greed and  .������raft San Eraucisco has Ottawa  laded to a faint flush.  ���������The yellow fever microbe has  ���������been captured in Brazil. It -mould  jbe imprisoned for life.  Oyster.-* are to be raised near  -Victoria, if the boom does not drive  them out of their beds.  By Our Lrashd I.ieb.  Pekin, Dec. 20���������Yellow has  been adopted as the national color  of China.  Tnit.EE Foaics, Dec. 20.���������John  Cory has been elected mayor of  the city.  Sandon*-, Djc. 20.���������Ed McLeod  will give everybody a free drink  on Christmas.  Ottawa, Dec. 20.���������Bill Galliher  has bought a carload of turkeys to  send his friends in tho west.  Paris,   Doc.   20.���������Anna Gould  ntends to  marry a decent American.    She is tired of titled bums.  Westbbidgk, Dec. 20���������Gorman  West arrived home this week and  found his chickens mixing cocktails in the bar.  - It was really capital that cruci-  jGed Lowery's Claim. That is capi-  .tal gone mad at the sight of truth.  Pittsburg needs a' vigilance com-  jnittee judging from' the way  people are sandbagged and murdered in the iron cit}'.  Jt'&T now British   Columbia is  ^enjoying   great   prosperit}*.      At  Jast the world seems to have did- j  covered this wonderful land.  Wash 1 :gtont, Dec. 20.���������Teddy  Koosevelt has not yet found his  dog. This will cast a gloom over  his Christmas dinner.   l  Last week in Victoria Feathcr-  stonc was hanged protesting his  innocence,   and   clinging   to   the  jChurch of England,  jn heaven.  He is now  Three of Shelley's old r.ote  . books'"sold 'in London recently for  ,$15,000. We have some old note  -books that can be procured for less  ^noney and they look better than  JShelley's.       _^___  Ix London, Ontario, the Christians recently raided a Chinese  .laundry, smashing it to a heap of  slag and smashing the rice out of  ��������� Jbe Chinaman. Perhaps John  charged them a cent too much for  }\heir washing.  The people of Greenwood should  .awaken to the great possibilities of  .this camp. The day is not far  distant when Greenwood should be  a second Butte. If it does not  Llofisom into that kind of a city it  .will be for lack of the proper irrigation by the business men.  Camts that aro wide open usually contain a lot of men who  .will not pay their bills.    As a rule  A Busy Province  Regarding the. prosperity of B.  C, the Kossland Miner has the following to say:  That this province is enjoying  more than ordinary prosperity is  'evidenced by many cummulative  signs. The province is being over-,  run by mining prospectors, timber  cruisers ' and other explorers and  seekers after title to some of the  natural resources and this has been  the case for the past year. The  most remote regions of this vast  province   'lave been invaded  by  these men,   mist   of whom were  employed by wealthy companies  and syndCc ites to obtain all possible  information in reference to the  natural resources of the country.  Some were commissioned to look  out for the best timber limits procurable, and others to search for  minerals with which almost all  sections are known to abound. As  a result of the knowledge which  has been gained numerous tracts  have recently been pre-empted,and  the revenue derived by the pro-  vial government from the issuance  of licenses is three times as large  as that of the same period last  year.  TheJ'causes are the stimulation  that his been given to mining by  the expanding price of silver, copper and lead: the in< reasing price  of lumber, owing to the augmented  demand from the northwestern  province!-;] the proposed construe  "The tone of the Nelson press is  that Okanagan is insanely jealous  of Kootenay, while as a matter of  fact thero is no. such jealousy existent.     Kootenay may grow fruit  of fancy grade, so little is produced  at present that there is not much  evidence   forthcoming,   but,  if it  .���������an, it is to be congratulated, and  ,ve would mt for a moment doubt  ��������� Is ability to do so; but the charge  >f jealousy  has been trumped up  0 conceal the real point, whicli is  cliat  there has been an attempt to  ,ive .the  people of a friendly com  uuiiity,    interested   in the same  horticultural pursuits, a cowardly  stab in the back through the Manitoba papers.     "When  it   comes to  the people of K-x-tenay stating that  Jkanagau    cannot   grow  fruit of  aiicy grade,   we hurl the lie back  11  their faces as a base, libellous  falsehood, in the promulgation, of  whioh tho  newspapers   of  Nelson  are so lacking in the elements of  common sens-e and fair play as to  lend their aid,   while real, estate  boomers   stuff   them   with fat advertisements,  and laugh in their  fcleev.at their simplicity."  Fruit Industry  Ten years ago. says an exchange,  British Columbia did not grow  suflicieut fruit to supply its own  need-*. The value of the province  last year was, however, over one  million dollars, of which 4350 tons,  valued at $350,000, were exported.  That in itself was a great increase  over 1904, when the export was  3025 tons, valued at a quarter of a  million dollars, while in 1003 the  export was 2544 tons, and in 11)02  it was 1956 tons. This year it is  estimated that two million fruit  trees were planted in various parts  of the province, while as short a  while ago as 1903 the planting was  under a qnartor of a million. Or  take the acreage under fruit. In  1891 the acreage under fruit was  only G437 acres andjin ten years  this had merely increased to 7430  acres. Then came the boom in  fruit lands which is even yet in its  infacy, and by the end of 1905  was reported the planting of 22,-  000 acres. The reason of this  phenomenal increase is not far to  seek. Fruit of the choice varieties  can only be grown on specially selected land, utterly absent in some  countries and none too plentiful  even here. Almost,any land will  grow pome sort of apple, allowing  the climate to be favorable, but it-  is only land that is rare that will  grow the apple that is commanding $3 and ������������������4 a box in the London  market, while the inferior sortB  are selling around 81 in the big  cities of this continent. Land that  will not raise the choicer varieties  which can be successfully matured  in the famous Hood river district  of Oregon, has realized more than  SI 000 per acae It is no wonder,  then, that the fruit lands of British  Columbia are being sought after by  those that know a good thing when  it is placed upon the market.--  Nelson Canadian.  people   cannot   gamble much and!tion  of the Grand Trunk Paci/li  ���������iiave' any   money   left  for other  purposes.     If all men loved work  us- some do cards'the community  would have a moie even ustribu  tion of wealth. ...  The C. P. Ii. should establish an  uptown ollice in Greenwood. They  ji.ivo a telegraph oflice on Copper  street and .there is 110 reason why  . ^.his great company should not also  jiave ������ ticket and express office.  ���������Mr. VVhyte do us this little favor  and we will not forget your road  twhen* the Great Northern reaches  '��������� j,he red metal metropolis.  *Fkom Russia'10,000 Dmikho-  Jjors are to be brought to work on  jthe railways in Western Canada.  They will practically be slaves and  .will bo returned to Russia after  pwo yea/'B, Thus does tho Laurior  jjove'rnmen help the Canadians.  It  and Canadian Northern railways,  whicli has caused a demand for  and, timber limits, oal and mineral areas adjacent to where these  highways aro to bo constructed, tho  f c6 that this province grows as  good fruit as can b������ raised anywhere on the conli lent and al.-o  caused a large demand for land  favorable to fmit culture. Those  and oth r re isons explain thc intense activity that now prevails in  British.Columbia, which is rapidly  forgoing to the front,, and will result in a. considerable enlargement  (if tho .material prosperity.  jriv������s  the land to grafters, and the the Courier sa; b;  K' >*-'���������*'     ������������������-.������������������    -V    ��������� ���������- '���������      ���������   ���������      -      ' '       .".-��������� *  A Hot Blast  The Ktlowna Courier gets hot  over the fruit industry and deals a  powerful blow to those iu Kootenay who decry Okanagan. This  is part of what the able editor of moment  Boni Ze Bum  Paris,���������Count Boni de Castel-  lane drove in a motor carto the  marble palace where dwells the  A merican women who divorced  him. Alighting, the Count gave  his card to the concierge, saying:  Send that to Mine. Gould.  Madame has given orders that  you must- never enter here, sir,  answered the concierge, coldly polite.  Livid with rage, the count raised  his cane and dealt thc man a heavy  blow on the head. As the concierge reeled, the blood spurting  from his tcalp, Count Boni sprang  into the automobile and whizzed  away. It was necessary to call a  surgeon for the concierge, so says  the Libre Parole.  The Cri d-������ Paris says:  Mine. Gould and Count Boni de  Castellauo both will marry again  in short order. She is engaged to  an American millionaire. She  will pass several months of each  year in her palace, which is tho  most beautiful home in France.  Nothing will be changed in the  sumptuous current of her life save  that her dinner plates and carriage  pillow's will not flaunt a Count's  Coronet. ���������'���������.'-���������'  His, too, will be a brilliant marriage. Boni de Caste!lane hopes to  revive the ancient glories, to entertain Kings again. Ills future wife  is the widow of a millionaire, who  chateau in the provinces," a splendid hotel in Paris, a yacht, race  horses, and has great influence  with the newspapers.  But not one of Mine.  Gould's  intimate   friends   believes  for  a  that   she   contemplates  them:' '.'���������'-  Anna Gould is an American  mother, wrapped, heart and soul,  in her children. She cares for  nothing in life except them. You  should see her agonies of tears  while she makes ready the children for visits the court ordered  them to pay their father.  "With Anna Gould marriage is a  synonym lor wretchedness. The  Cunit has two months in which to  enter an appeal against the judg  ment of appeal. It is almost certain he will appeal.  Everybody knows that the mil-  iiunaire widow whom go sips hint  at ia Mine. Meiii'-r, divorced >vif--���������  jif the e'hociilaif 'manufacturer  Count Boni lias been paying attention to Mine. .Menier for a long  time.  The New Prophet    '  Zion city is to be abandoned  The. ���������'res-tonitioip host" which was  built up by John Alexander Dowie  after years of strenuous effoit will  shortly he left to its creditors by  Overseer Voliva,* who, like a new  Moses, will lead his p������ople forth  fiom the discredited gat.es to found  another Zion.  Announejejneiit of the approach-'  ing liegira was made by Overseer  Voliva, before an audience of more  than 1,000 persons in the Zion  church at Sixteenth street and  Michigan avenue, Chicago. . It  was marked by his assumption of  "divine authority." At the same  time he outlined his plans for a  new city, to be conducted along  socialistic lines, with himself as  supreme spiritual and temporal  head. Coupled with theanounce-  ment of his plans were vehement  denunciations of unworthy members of the church whom, he declared, were responsible for its  fall.  The new Zion, into which- no  unworthy member shall be allowed  to euter, will form the nucleus of a  most energetic crusade against the  wickedness of the world and that  of Chicago in partichlar.  There is more devil to the square I  inch  in Chicago than in any other  place in the wide world, Voliva declared.  Autocratic socialism is to be the  government of the new community. No more debt, no more  house rent', no more holding of  land, or property by individuals,  but a sublime condition of brotherly love andprimitive Christianity  is to prevail. .. At the same.time  Voliva is to be supreme.  Let him laugh who may, cried  the prophet. I am the chosen  leader of the Lord and J have been  commanded by God Almighty to  lead his people of Zion iu their appointed mission upon earth. I  must and shall have implicit obedience, and whosoever disobeys me  shall be put out of the church.  the laBt number faced the first.  We are going to renumber the  houses with alternate numbers on  each side, beginning with 1 on the  opposite side, and 237,1 remember;  need not be removed. So that the  number of houses is obviously���������  What was the number?  Some people take regular killing  baths, while others use dry flesh  brushes, coarse towds and t:ie  like, but there is a woman in tour  who gets 1 ho greatest satisfactioi  out of a corncob , She rubs lit>r=."  every morning with a fresh cor .'���������  cob and when she comes to briM<��������� ���������  fast she looks an fresh and rosy 11 ���������  a 16-yeai-old girl.���������Kansas City  Journal.  The kindly old rector was trying to explain to poor, deaf Mrs.  June.-! 1 hat- he hoped she would  come up to tiie rectory to tea to  C-lebraie hi-^nldru wedding, and  the d.'cf'pit. "Id 'soul' hud asked  wh'tt a go'd'-n w d'ling me:int.  We   haw  lived happily togetbei  for iil'iy yen*-. Miv. Junes.  Ah. and so you be going to get  married at last.  A schoolboy at Grays, Essex,  who was asked by his teacher what  animal provided the leathor for his  boots and shoes, promptly refilled,  "Father."  .  * S  11,  ONTIN  I OO^TRAGTOR-  $' fa   *  r* r j  Dealer in .    ���������    =  Wirdows, Doors, |  : Turned -Vork and    J  .  Inside Finish. J  I SHINGLES, BRICK, ETC. |  MANITOBA I  I Wood Fike Plaster I  PHONe   65 =  DR   MILLOY  DENTIST  67 HASTINGS EA.ST  VANCOUVER  R.    ROBINSON  ��������� Is the only shoemaker in  America who obtained a  medal at the Paris Exposition in 1878 for making the  Best shoes. Boots made to  order; Repairing neatly  executed.  COPPER  STREET, GREENWOOD  In Capital's Mirror  Count Boni de Castellane's vices  are those^of his claes. Any country  which breeds 'idle aristocrats is  bound to be made ridiculous now  and then by .."unprincipled popinjays. Anna Gould's ambitions  and weaknesses are those of her  class.    Any country which breeds  IFine Tailoring J  I������������������������������������:���������1  H        A Select Stock of Worsteds-        S  3 Cheviots and Tweeds. B  I TAILOR I  ... , ,      , K Copper Studet, Greenwood B  tbose who obtain wealth and power ;H B  ���������* ���������..��������� ............. .;* ���������*i.���������������. ...!.������������.������. ^^-XEBasHSK-EsaxHsaazaaai  at the expense of others, whether  by divine or other right, is bound  to be made sick at heart now and  then over the troubles of some  Countess Anna.���������Truth Seeker.  Light came with Christ and  they crucified Christ. Recall the  names flung at him by the orthodox of Jerusalem��������� "blasphemer,"  "desecrator of the Temple,". ��������� Sabbath Breaker," "wine bibber,"  the "friend of publicans aud sinners. "Truth came with Socrates J  and they poisoned him; with Bruno  and they burned him; with Copernicus and they excommunicated  him; with Galileo, and they placed  him on the index.���������E. W. Lowry,  in London Literary Guide.  The Kootenay  Standard Cigar  la made in Nelson.   Try a shipment and please your patrons. .  J. C. Tnelin, Nelson  Mrs. Thompson ordered of her  milkman four gallons of milk.  The milkman had with him a  can containing eight gallons.  But he had forgotten his measure, and the only measure Mrs.  Thompson could find were two  jugs, aud holding three gallons aud  the other five.  With these and his own can the  milkman measured four gallons of  milk.   How?  FURNISHED ROOMS  By day or week ; 82 a week  and up, at tho Commercial  hotel, Copper street, Greenwood.   Bath ^iu connection.  P. POUPARD  y%  BANK OF BRITISH NORTH AMERICA  PAID UP CAPITAL, $4,866,667  RESERVE FUND   -$2,141,333  Transacts a general'banking business.   Interest  .   allowed on Savings Accoumts, from  one dollar upwards at.      .  ���������   . current rates  COPPi:-.' ST.  QRt  WOOD, B. C.  d  BANK   OF   MONTREAL  ESTABLISHED  181T.  PA|>   UP   CAPITAL, $14,400,000. REST, $10,000,000  UNOIVIDED PROFITS, $80l,855;41  (J-.icril Kiinkiny Ilusinc-id Triinsiictcd.    Ornftn issued on nil points, and Colleo-  lions murio nt lon-e.it rut ������.  SAVING.' SA-J     DEPARTMENT   )   W. F. PROCTOR,  I  'TERE .TAUO "EDATCURRENTnAT'TS    /MANAGER GHE'CNWOOD BRANCH  ^l*'-H*'fcl+k;fe.-tSS?^SfoJ  'Frchl! V('g'ei-abletj, Fresh Eggs  and Finest Creamery Butter  a!w*<ys in stock. Beet',.Pork,  Mutton, Poultry   IJ..-s't Quality.  w ���������  LIVERY  Good Rigs and Kxpert I-rivers.   Saddle  Horses always ready.    Hay, Grain and  Feed tor sale.  -First-class Wood for Sale  GEORGE J4. C^OPLEY  iCranbrook Hotel  Is convenient to-all depots, telegraph e������ffice.-i and  banks in th-- city. Special attention paid tu tourists,  commercial and orhenvi.se. The  and all guests receive courteous  von *.vant rooms reserved  cuisine is excellent, ������  ���������i attention.   Touch %  $  LHOGGARTH &. ROLLINS, Proprietors.        J  ^ tise wire when  WE   SELL   PIANOS  SELL    FUKNITUEE  WE    TAKE   DIPLOMAS  D.J. ROBERTSON-&  NELSON, B.C.  -stsqessm  BH  (marrying   again, '  Said   ono of  Tho numbers bad been removed  aud thc laut one forgotten, and.the  man was counting the houses.  You need not do that, said bis  friend. Tho old numbers began at  the bottom of tho street on the left  side, going coil tinuou fly, then  turning down on tho right side and  coming back to the bottom, oo that  The Windsor Hotel  of Grand Forks, B, C, caters to  miners, mechanics and smelter men  -A. B. Sloan. Manager.  V*C&9Q9Q9$������9&������Q���������9Q&29e9@990������Q&QQ090e08e9G������&0&**G*99  TV  jtrathcomia  Hotel'  E. W. WIDDOWSON  PROVINCIAL, ASSAYKR and  ��������� MKTALLURGICAI, CHEMIST.  Gold Silver Copper or Lead.eacli. ,$t oo  Gold-Silver.... $1 50 Si Ivor.Lead. .$1.50  Zinc. .$2.00 Gold Silver with copper or  lead,. $2.50.  Prompt attention given to all samples  25 per cent, discount upon five samples..  IBAKBRfiSr., NEL50N.  V, 0. Drawer, 1108, Phone, A67  Is situated on a slight eminence, just a block from the'busy  scenes on Baker street, and is within easy touch of everything in the city.  From its balconies can be seen nearly  aH the grand scenery that surrounds the beautiful  city of Nelson.    Few hotels in the great west  , equal the Strathcona, and touristsjfrom '  every land will find within its portals  all the essentials that create pleasant memories within tho  mind of tbose who,  Jtravcl.  *^^*^^**^^***������*^*^i**^^*^^^*^^^^^***f**t**^&^A*i*^^^^*^^**^*������*****^*^*'  B. TOHKINS, Haeager  NELSON, BRITISH COLUMBIA.  v.  <  iwmmmmimmm  nmms'ssfjarn'mnmmum  mmmn  iMHimiiiaMMU^jiiiM^litf aM������ij'iCi*LS*������Swfe"iw ������moMiomig^ ;x  TOt. -jm-ewoot) znmi.  b m , ���������. i ,' '' -"> .     .       '"***"'���������*        *���������*���������*��������������������������������������������� / "    ������������������"������������������"I    "���������������������������IJIIIJI'wiy   '���������*fWIIW'^<P'IWP������������y������l|**H'-^MiM  Some Good Float  Supplies electricity for Power, Light, Heating  and ventilation.    Power Furnished to mines  for hoisting and air-compressor plants, with a  guarantee that the service will be continuous.  Get our rates before completing your.estimates  \99W)9WV999t  BrooM-Mee-Meo-Bseee-M  FAMOUS BASS ALE  On Draught, a rare treat for the holidays  Would Kill Romance  If the people of America would  prevent   tho   coming generations  from inhabiting mad-houses they  should abolish indiscriminate marriages,   forget   that hallucination  called  love and- clioose their life  partners on tiie same principle that  a "successful cattleman chaoses his  stock.  In the above sentence Dr. Julius  Grinker, < professor of nervous and  mental diseases at the Chicago  Postgraduate Medical sliool, voices  the rector.   She seemed to'be fall  of sympathy for the farmers, for  she  naked  me  to  pray for rain.  Who ?    That Vibber's girl ? asked  vm*amn**Kuummmm*m~���������        *m i the rector's wife.   If she isn't the  BpHaaBOBUnBBmr rpocrite������  w,,y.*���������������������*��������������� b-v-  until   the death of  the mother   'ne   ,aQC-y "ilk hosiery yesterday.  The mother of the bride died sev-l A"di8he   wants  JO"  to pray-for  mil months ago at the ageofflG  years.     Mr. Coffin, who had been  a patient and  loyal suitor, then  proposed for the second time in his  life and was accepted.   Mr. Coffin  is a wealthy farmer.  "���������'T**''".*"'"-'**"**^"  ���������'--'���������'7, "' - .'���������"<��������� '<   1'" '''v' <*.',.���������"'������������������#''-' *'-',', .;*V-/V������"'??''''  ^/''';-;;v'-^,'//:H'^  -v -- v- ".v.;'':>"^y-'M  . : /' .'<���������-*      ''Sff'--  . /��������� :���������''��������� ."'   '��������� ',��������� ::7 "\ ��������� ;'������������������.��������� ���������:",'���������  LOVERS OF GOOD TEA  ���������USE' '  iWwuii i. ���������JfHgqy  rain 1  Buy your bread and cakes at the the preaenUiine:  Greeuwood Bakery, Copper St.        "  When you want u nioiuumeut or  headstone, write to the Kootenay  Marble Works* kelson, B. C.       *  The f<;lIowing>  clipped from an  exchange,   may  be   appropriate at  , Saved her Modesty  False modesty cost Miss Maria  ���������      -. =.������.������.,,��������������������������������� H. Cnrmack of this city just CIOC,  a warning to the American public ������ml she is lamenting its loss.    MifcB  Of    filift    crnaf    rlom.^.u.    ...l..-_i      lr'������������������...J.    _i     ,i     . .  of the great dangers which may I Carmack drew that' sum from a  confront in tho near future. He feu* and put it in her stocking for  spoke to the Chicago Medical so- |������afe-keeping.       While     walking  D. C. h. ao-year-old Scotch. Preller's Sauternes and Burgand'ies  Walker's Canadian Club, in i and a-gallon demijons; filled in  bond under government supervision. Mount Vernon and Old  Valley-American Whiskies. Renault's 5o-year-old Brandy.  Imported and Domestic Cigars. '  GREENWOOD LIQUOR  CO  I     IMPORTERS, GREENWOOD, B C     *  $15,000 Insurance for $2?.50  ciety on   "American Nervousness:  Its causes and cure."  Dr. Grinker eliminated ail scientific terms from  his lecture and  told the audience in plain words  of the. nervous diseases that were  slowly but surely eating their way  into the lives of the people of this  country.     Considerable stress was  laid on the subject of marriage and  heredity and the great evils which  result from    bad marriages were  shown. , .  Like begets like, said he, and  the nervous system bows to tho  the law of all life���������the law of hered  ity; the law that governs your life  and mind. If we are bnudles of unstable nerves and abnormal bus  Ilis brother was an Eaglo,  Ilia dad an elk, I know;  Ilis sister was a Macabee,  He was a Buffalo;  I    And so  It never fenzed me when I heard he  Had a lively sis named.Birdie.  Portage La Prairie in Manitoba  will be mode a city next year.  '���������CEYLQNTEA  BECAUSE OF ITS DELICIOUS BLAVOf?  Lead Packets only. j^vet SOf d fa Bttlle  AT tOVR GROCERS.   Highest award St Louis, W04.    .  " ... - 1.  ��������� -.*��������� r ���������       1     ^ . <*.  NELSON  B, A. !5A\C  IRON  WORKS  R. W. HINTON  along the street her garter broke"   Believing it would  bean unpard-j    Ifc would ue wen' to iook at our  onable offense to repair the damage  nice steam-heated rooms before loon the street, she walked proudly  eating elsewhere.' Clarendon hotel,  along,   leaving a trail of bills be-   ~  [ hind her.  When she reached homo  her  stocking   was   as   empty   as  Mother Hubbard's cupboaid.   But  her modesty was saved.  Tho    Kootenay    Belle   is  not  smoked   in   the   cent belt.    That  ENGINEERS AND  CONTRACTORS  FOUNDERS AND MACHINISTS  The Hotel Slocan  pleasure is reserved for those who  dwell in the great west.  The Bald Head  Men get bald  because they are  rich.     That is a queer statement  but   it   is   true.    There are many  bald headed  rich men  Three Forks, B. C, is the leading  hotel of the city. Mountain trout  and game dinners a specialty.  Rooms reserved by telegraph.  Hugh Niyeh. Prop,  Repairing and Jobbing executed with Despatch  Sheet Metal Work, Mining and Mill M ichinery  Manufacturers of Ore Cars, H.lt. Contractors' Caw  Corner of nail and Front Streets   -  Phone50 NELSON, B. C;        .   ..      P. O. Box 173  The new and up-to-date Tripple Indemnity ���������  Policy _of;the Ocean Accident and Guarantee -  Corporation, Ltd, the largest accident company m the world.   Assets over ������7,000 000  FREDERIC W. McLAINE  DISTRICT ACRmt   r^DT?c-xT������,A������^   _   _��������� . ,  ^*  --.._   -""uai  ouo I��������� ������~������j   ��������� ivu iiit-u.    Poor men  ceptibilities,jit is but little trouble  d������ not get bald half so quickly,  to our  ThePaGificHetel  Is under the management of jGreig  & Morrison.. The rooms are comfortably furnished, and the bar contains the best brands of wines, liquors  and cigars in the city."  Tke Pacific Cafe  is conducted by Moore' & McElroy  It is open day and night. The dining room is one of the largest in  the'Boundary, and the lunch coun-.  ter is just the place to get a quick  meal.      Copper street, Greenwood.  f  1  tor OjM  Is the best furnished hotel in the Houndary  district. It is heated with steam and  lighted by electricity. Excellent sample  rooms. The bar is always abreast of the  times, and meals are served in the (. afe  at any hour, day or night.  Ernest J. Cartier, Prop.  J. G. MELVIN  "���������s^.  Late of  SANDON, B.C.  fflanufac.urinir  Jeweler  Expert Watchmaker and Diamond  Setter, Manufacturer of Chains,  Lockets and Rings, Wedding rings  made on short notice.  WORK  GUARANTEED  RailwadSi  Mail O.ders Pr mptly Attended  Next Door to Reading Room  P. O. BOX   268   .  to   trace   the cause back  forefathers.  The youth of today should be  educated and compelled to choose  his mate in tho way" that fine  horses and cattle are chosen. When  a man comes to marrying, he  should choose.his wife in the same  way that she chooses a new drespi  Love is a wonderful thing; it is  a hallucination* an illusion, provided  by nature to cause men and  women to mate,  and to procreate  the 'species.     But love should be  thrust in the background and relo'-  gated to the scrap fi������ap of wornout  adages, if the health and security of  prostetiry is.'to be taken into consideration. .  ._ -���������??. J���������������? J'Me^i-piir^chjldron. affected with the evils that have  beeii visited upon you. Stop  falling in love with a pretty  face an-1 get a wife who is healthy  and will rear strong and wholesome  children.  ���������   If there could be a law passed in  this country  by  which  men  and  women  could  be compelled to undergo physical examinations and  have the records of their ancestors  investigated    before   a   marriage  would  be allowed, it would be the'  best thing that could possibly happen.     If it Were possible that this  law could  be passed  hundreds of  diseases,  ailments and ills would  be   eradicated   from   the   human  'race! '  Dr. Grinker spoke of the prevailing causes of nervousness, and  told-' of the numerous little things  by which tho neurasthenic could be  easily distinguished. America, he  t-aid, had more nervous people than  any other country ia the world, almost one member of every family  in tho United States being afflicted  with some form or other of nervousness; Among the most nervous  class, he said, women predominated.  You see thousands and thousands of nervous women on the  streets every day, said he, and  about 99 out of of 100 should be in  a sanitarium. The shopping habit  is one of the great causes.  The bringing up of children, he  said, was the moat important and  the moBt iguored phase of the situation.  The rich man gets up in the  morning and rubs his head with  a rough towel or two, and rasps it  with a comb. Probably he goes  over it with a couple of military  brushes, and in other ways annoys  the roots. Iu the course often  minutes he has pulled out more  haire than he can grow in a year;  and so he gets bald.  The poor man keeps-his hair  simply by not combing it. He  pays no attention to it so the roots  stay in. They are not made ill  by hard bruisage and hard usage.  We teach our parous this, and the  result is that they treat tho delicate little hair roots with much  more care.  THE ARLINGTON  COPPER ST. GREENWOOD  None but the best brands  of liquors and cigars.  Morning bracers and  and evening hyballs always within easy reach  of the 'barkeep."  C. A. DEMPSEY prop.  THE MICHEL HOTEL  Still retains its supremacy as th*   oest hotel in the Kootennys.  Ostennoor Mattresses  ; Clean linen and Good Cooking  Excellent hunting in season.    Good trout fishinir iu tho Pit  nver and ne-ghboriug streams.    Addres* all SSnLtafto  fThomas Crahan, Manager, Michel, li. C.  STARKEY & CO.  gift  ���������-   "'  '     *     ~ ���������-''- '^1  TOO  ., .Write to Biverside Nun-erics,  Grand Forks, for free descriptive  catalogue of home-grown, thrifty,  acclimatized fruit treea and ornamentals.        .'-.' ������������������-':��������� ���������  A box of   Magdala cigars is a  that will be appreciated by a  smoker.  Coal in Ireland  There is a touch of romance in  the discovery of immense seams of  coal  in   North Autrim,   Inland, j  which should bring great pn sper-  ity to that district.    In 1767 Hugh  Boyd obtained from  the Earl of  Antrim the right to all mines from  Fairhead to Knockladye,  a distance of seven miles, with a wide  sweep iuland.     A largo output of  coal   followed,   but   with   Boyd's  death the prosperity of the Ball  castle.ceased.    Two years ago, Mr.  Brande, a mining expert, visited  the district.    He then invited Mr.  Cole,  of   tho Geological Department of Ireland, which had previously reported  that the coal wkb  exhausted, to make a survey in his  private capacity.    Prof. Colo confirmed Mr. Brando's estimates that  there was at least 65,000,000 tons  of coal of good quality thero.   The  boring revealed  black band ironstone, estimated to be at least 150,-  000,000,  the ore beiug one of the  richest in the world.   A third discovery was of an enormous discovery of fireclay, the value of which  can  be estimated  when it is eaid  that firebricks are now delivered  in  Belfast at a cost of 82 shillings  per thousand, whereas they can be  delivered from  Ballycastlo  for a  little more  than CO shillings.   A  company, with privately subscribed  capital,  has been formed to work  the deposits.  S. J. MIGHTON  CRANTBROOK, B. C.  NELSON, B. C.  WHOLESALE  DEALERS IN  Produce   and  Provisions  \  Has the largest stock of Fipes, Tobaccoss  Cigars and Smokers' Sundries in the interior of B. C. Mail orders receive  prompt attcntiou.|  Develop your sweet taste by  | using  Montgomery's  Confections, High Class  Chocolates, Fruit Tablets,  Nounats, e<c.  The MONTGOiMERY CO  NELSON, B. 0.:  HOLLAND, CHINESE, JAPAN  AND FRKNCH BULBS, FRUIT  AND ORNAMENTAL TREE3  !for fall* planting. SEEDS IN  SEASON. GREENHOUSE  PLANTS, Floral Work, Home industry.   Catalogue free.  HENRY'S NURSERIES  8eed house and Greenhouses  3010 Westminster Road  VANCOUVER, B. C.  A. D. MORRISON  GRAND FORKS  Jeweler and Optician, dealer iu  Fine Watches, High-Class Jewelry,  Diamonds, etc.  NcuimapketHotcl  Is the home for all tourists  and millionaires visiting New  . Denver. .British,' Columbia.  HENRY   STEGE.-' PROPR..  -  J* It. Cameron.  Leading Tailor of the  Kootenays.  Sandon, B. C.  KASLO HOTEL  KASLO B: O.  Is a comfortable home for aW  who travel to that city.  COCKLE & PAP WORTH,  TtiEfflOfiT HOUSE  Nelson. B. C, is ran on the  thc American and European  plan. Nothing yellow about  the house except thc gold in  t*-e safe.  KELSON EMPLOYMENT AGENCY  Nelsou, U. C.  Mines,    Mills,   Hotels,  etc.,  furnished with help.  ���������J.^. LOVE, MANAGER  PHOENIX, B. 0.  Is opposite the Great Northern depot,  and is  a  deA  Iiffhtful haven for tha weary traveler.   Great veins  of hot water run  through  the entire  house,  and  bathrooms are always at  the service of those-in <  search of material cleanliness.   The dining, room is'  an enemy .to dyspepsia while the artistic appointment,  of the liquid refreshment room makes the drinks go  down like eating fruit in a flower garden.   Tho  sample rooms are the largest in the mountains and  a pleasure to drummers with big trunks.  i, JAR. MARSHALL, Prop,  B"S5SiS55iAiHEiHT*,'W'W!i?Kii5OT  A Long Courtship  Milton,  Ky.���������After a courtship  of forty-four years, Miss Ophelia  Humphrey and W. D. Coffin, both  jiving*in Trimble coi-nty, near this  town,  wore' married by Elder W.  B. Snyder at the parsonage of the  Christian church here in the presence of a few friends.   Each of the  newly, wedded pair is 63 years of  age.    When tho courtship began  forty.four years ago, Coffin, who  waa   an   ardent  lover, proposed  marriage promptly, but was told  by bis sweetheart that she would  not marry as long as her mother  lived.   Coffin obtained from her a  promise that she would be true to  | him and iu return promiaed to wait  When you want a monument or  headstone, writo to the Kcotenay  Marblo Works, Nelson, B. C.  A Warm Parson  St. Thomas, Ont.���������A sensation  ooineB from  Mapleton,   where the  paetor   of tho   Disciples church.  Rev. W. J. Charlton, undertook  to punish two men, whom ho held  were disturbing the meeting in progress in the church.     He biffed  Clinton Smith on tho car and another fellow on the eye.    County  constable Silcox, who tried to interfere, had to ward off on attack.  The pastor oppressed bis willing-  nees to continue the encounter outside the church, but the hostilities  ceased.    Tho men assaulted, however, have laid a complaint, and a  magistrate will hear the case.  That was a tender-hearted young  lady wbp stopped and apoko to mo  atyer tb,e geryiceB today, obeoryod  About  Float  Float is not a periodical.  It is a book containing 80  illustrations, all told, and  is filled .with sketches and  stories of western life.    It  tells how a gambler cash-  in after the fl.ish days of  Sandon ; how it rained in  New Denver  long after  Noah was dead;   how   a  parson; took  a  drink at  Bear Lake in early days;  how justice was dealt iu  Kaslo in   '93;  how  the  saloon man outprayed tho  women in Kalamazoo, and  graphically    depicts   the  roamings of a western ������d-  itor amongst tho tender-  feet in tho cent bolt.   It  contaius the early history  of Nelaou and a romance   -  oftheSilvor King miuo.  In it  aro   printed  threo  western poouip. and doz-  eus of article   too mun-,  crous to mention.   Send  for one beforo  it  is too  late.   The prico is twenty-  five cents, postpaid to auy  part of  the  world.   Ad-    '  dress all letters to  /?. T. Lowery  F- F. MEBSCHES  MERCHANT TAILOR  Silverton, B. C.  MeJone   {&  TrrcgilUis  INDUSTRIAL WORKERS OF THE  | WORLD    .  | G   EeiN'A'OQD tOCAL NO. 3t t  Meets first and third Weduesdavs of every  mouth in Eagles Hall at8 p. m.   Visiting  member* cordially invited to attend.  FaANK Shearing, Fin. sec'y,  Edgar W."DvsEs.'president.  The Kootenay Saloon  Sandon, B. C, has a line of nerve  bracers unsurpassed iu any mouo-  tain town of the Great West.   A  $1000 REWARD  of dyimuuie or other f >pIcwiveT-U-JcrfclSi? ?  Frank Ce.llu.aUM. Frank* Ab^illo piiSh?^  Wlier ���������  The Reception Hotel  In Camborne gives all its patrons  the purest food, drink and cigars.  ���������. ��������� ���������   James Lindsley Prop.  NELSON, B. C.  NOTIfcK  TAKE nn������i'������ that Mrtavi nitfrritu r ln**mi  A ������o upiijy to (he Hon. thal*SUif Com������,l.������Ufir  ot Ut.rf and Worka. for Wn(������s?������T ������! t������V  at a pott markod J. C. D. (outhi-i-lt corner ba n*  Inirono hiindfod and ilxtv ������ch>������ *"00MIU  fi������&dtUUi*ltU(L,ro/Oi't5hr." uwi.  ���������MMes c. dale  Blue Prize, Henry Vane,  Columbus and Havana Ark  CIGARS  ore Uuion Made Cigars, made by W. P,  Kilbouriic & Co., Winnipeg and sold on  the road by GEORGE HORTON.  Choice  Fruit  LANDS  For Sale at $10, $12 and $15  Per Aore.  fiom eye t<������ cornt-r of month.   Wlirn l.ii aT���������  vrou dark (rray unit wftli btuck Vtrlnt" \j.Vi  ������ov>< c   '-", .s 8-������U-*REV  THE MAIL STAGE  Bf.'Gails, Prop.  GREENWOOD TO  FERRY, WASH.  leaves Groonwood at G.-30  *. ui. cacb day. iteturniuy,  leaves Ferry ou ai*r������voi or  Great NortLcro train, Oraiee at  ROSSLAND   HOTEL  ' Copper Street  R. J. STEEL  NELSON. B. 0  IU the Halter- of (be *Uu4 lb-clnLry AeK  ������aa Iu tbo|lt*U������r or th������ Tli.|e to i ..t  >HU(b������r Elebt4Kii.-te Uiock "4." la  the Citr of .UwnwoWt -M>������������r<liaa; t.������  I Ue nab4l������l*lan of tfae U������iamBl Jlln.  r-ml culm, nan v������i\r.Hu.  WUEBBAS 0>rtWc������U) of Titl^ of Mward'.  T. Uot������.b.tofff>rtiucaw. ,4..HtU: *fo. *������ 2-'  MwatMVo bawitiUmBiitK.bM t*.,, j,#: or d���������:  lornJupUca(-������tlifc#eol: "  i?i?Slf'?-.H*vto ������"* "������������va t.������(41t������me,.t. will  balMoeda* tiie Mk>Ivillbn '���������tohm mnnfhfiya *  "i'J^i* *?*������ V*1*? ���������* *���������*"' '������������������*Um������ -r������IW  wrlilng.       W. It, Et)\;ovrw, M-  ,    a r,   ._    Pi"*r������'K'-*W*r������rnfTlU#..   '*  Und nwlj.fr/ Olnec, Kauiloow, 11, u.. ^i" ' ,Qrcenwood, h. C ,'Dec. 20, -190C.  THE GREENWOOD LEDGE;  ���������gwft inieJM rr ij���������  JiBBB-liffiKmfcW^^  '**  nothing more suitable for presents than Jewelry,  have one of   the   largest   as ortrm-nts   in   the  .jEtetj't'liiflg new aud up to-dite.   Quality the'.,  best and prices its-Clow"as the lowest.    As an example, we  C     are "selling 'a 17"jewel Waltham-or E'cin  watch in 20-  ._ ,.   ^ear case, for the low price of .812.00.    Ever*, thing else in ���������  "proportion.    We stand back of e\cry article we sell ai.d  guarantiee its quality.*! -  Pboeiilx, B.-g.  PJaccr Mining Traces-  " The   evidences   of  early placer  mining on the Fend d'Oreillc river,  a few miles east of here are interesting.    Old cabins, ditches/ fliuiies  ' whipsawed"   by great effort from,  the surrounding timber,'old picks  and shovels,  and  rockers   can bo  Been  on both sides of tho river, as  ��������� ovidence   of   the   activity of-forty  year.-*, ago.    Then all supplies had  to* be packed on horses from Marcus.     A   good   many companies  have since spent thousands of dollars in   attempts to make the river  saving of gold possible,  but-they  have all been  failures.    Along the  river of all the early miners .only,  one is left, the genial Ned Jones of  the "Skookum Bar."    Ned seldom  leaves his claim, and if he runs out  of - supplies he   gets along from  what he can wrest from nature.   A  recent visitor  up the river found  him living contented aud happy,  out of everything  but sugar and  floor, contentedly smoking "kiu-e-  khi-ek" as a substitute for tobacco,  but   willing to share what he had  with anyone that came along.    He  had not beon out to civilization for  nearly a year,   but expected Bjme  provisions up some time during the  winter and if they did not come he  could Btill get   along   as   well on  flour.and venison.     He works his  claim only during the low water  in   the winter time, and then only  when.he feels like it.    In the summer hi8 bar is flooded, and he takes  things very easily, spending most  of   his time   leisurely fishing or  hunting;     He is well and'very interesting to talk to,  and always  pleased on the rare occasion when  he has a visitor. ���������Trail News.  tobacco. The happiest I've ever  becn was living with a husband  who drank a bottle of beer before  each meal and ate seven meals a  day; My most devoted husband  was a liorce ilirt before wo married. No, my dear, be sure to  marry a man with character  enough to be the real thing when  ho does take a flyer ���������Ho will love  von better!"  or when, the snow of winter strikes  us we shall have no pants at all.  A farmer wanted to 'weigh a pig,  but had no scales. 'Knowing that  his own weight was 1G0 pounds  and that of his wife 139 pounds,  he placed a board ovr the top of  the fence,_ like a seesaw so that a  perfect balance was made, he on  one end, she on the other. They  then'.' changed places on the board,,  the wife taking, the pig dn her lap,  which again perfectly balanced the  board. How much did the pig  weigh ?  Full line of ollinc and pocket  diaries for 1907, all prices. Coles  & Frith.  The store of McRae Bros is a  veritable Wonderland for children  at this season of the year. Toys  of every description.  Finest assortment of fancy china  a yet shown. Don't fail to see  this at Coles & Frith.  We are opening up our largo assortment of fancy goods and ask  you .to inspect   our stock before (then performing.  buying.    Coles and Frith.  ' MeBae Bros." have an exhibition  in their window of a $20 doll, and  and a 810 doll carriage. Every  person who makes a purchaso to  the extent of 81.00 gets a ticket for  ������ chance iu the drawing for these  articles.  A girl' wrote to a ladies' paper  for advice.    She said: "I am iu  love with a young man whose only  fault is his love for soda pop.    Do  you advise, me to marry him ?"���������  The femaje editor answered:    "No  my. dear, :you will not be happy  with   a   pop   fiend.    A man who  has" no more strength of character  than to drink pop will not be able  to make a good living for you.    If  he   drank   beer   or   whiskey you  would have thc pleasure of reforming -him, but a soda fiend wonld  ���������^���������"uKve.'you* the oatmeal  box would  "grow -acbey   with   void   and the  bacon   board'-a  greasy   memory.  .Never -marry a. man with a weak  .vice;    tho-worrf'hut-band   lever  had   was.-a-deacon   who smoked  Great Northern Stage  Direct communication with the  Great Northern has been re-established by Royer's stage running  through to Hedley direct from  Molson.  Boyer has now moved his headquarters from Midway to Molson,  and from tnat point runs a daily  stage to Oroville, with tri-weekly  trips from Oroville to Hedley.  The trip from Oroville to Hedley  is made in one day, reaching here  on Monday, Wednesday and Friday evening, returning to Oroville  the following day. This, with  Welby's Penticton stage line gives  Hedley daily connection with  Keremeos.  When it is known that by this  stage passengers can leave Spokane  on Sunday morning and be in Hedley Monday night, and that this  same feat could be accomplished  Over ��������� a year ago by Eoyer's flyer  when the Great Northean trains  were no nearer than Phoenix, it  will be more readily appreciated  the difficult task that Rover was  By the trains  now running to Molson no faster  time is made, but the trip is much  less strenuous, as the all night ride  on the stage is now cut out.���������Hedley Gazette.  A good Xmas. present is a  Waterman-s Ideal fountain pen.  A nice selection can be made from  our stock of gold-mounted and  plain pens. Everyone guaranteed.  Coles & Frith.  A smelter rimokes but the aroma  does not appeal to the olfactory  nerves like a Royal Seal cigur on  fire. '   The minister was shocked when  the young lady declined an introduction to some of his parishioners.  Why, my dear young lady, did 3*011  ever think that perhaps you will  have to mingle with them when  when you go to heaven ? Well,  she exclaimed, that will bo soon  enough.  The state of affairs in Russia just  now seems to be somewhat as indicated in the following conversation :  Official���������Von cannot stay in this  country, sir.  Traveller���������Oh, well, then, I'll  leave it.  Official���������Have you a permit to  leave ?  Traveller���������No.  Official���������Then you cannot go.  I give you twenty-four hours to  make up your mind as to what 3*011  will do.  A choice selection of Xmas. tree  decorations. See our window and  be couvinced.    Coles and Frith.  The.man who "saws wood"'  doesn't get into much trouble !  Some people find it easier to get  married than to stay so.  Only an experienced man laughs  at seasickness and love sickness.  Pioneer  Hotel...  Greenotood, B. C  The oldest hotel in the  City, and stilll under the  same management. Rooms  comfortable, meals equal to  any in the city, and the bar  supplies only the best. Corner of Greenwood and Government streets.  J. W. Jlelson  Premier  Hungarian  .""Flour  Is not a new, flour on the  market.   It has been in use  for years.   Ask for a sack in  your next order  Guaranteed by the  Alexander  Milling Co'y  BRANDOS, MAN.  AT THE BIG S I'ORE  Ladies and Misses Coats reduced to half price.  Ladies furs reduced.     Must go at once.  Ladies Blouses at prices to clear  Remnants at half price  Holiday Novelties:   We have a fine assortment of goods suitable  for giftn. ���������   '���������     '  The'.Hunter-Kendrick Co,  Waterproof Paints.  Coal Tar, Pitch,?  Creosote, Oils for  Preserving Timber,  Roofing, Pitch  And Paints. :  Nelson Coke aud Gas Co. Ltd.  What are eggs today? a lady  asked at the grocer's.  Two more for for 24 cents, said  the grocer, which would make  them 2 cents per dozen less.  Then, said the lady, I will take  24 cents worth.  How many eggs did she buy ?  For nice comfortable rooms, best  furnished in the city, try the Clarendon hotel.    Bates reasonable.  Mrs. Style: Mrs. Cashe has a  great deal of em bom point. Mrs.  Parvenu: Then if she has a good  deal of it, I know she got it cheap.  Don't   forget   that  friend   you  want to wish a Merry Xmas.    One  of our nice Maple Leaf cards, with  Greenwood   view will do it nicely.  Coles & Frith.  There   is   a  coal   shi)vc!er.s  poets.  greater demand for  than   th ere is for  HARDY & CO  Midway  Dealer in Dry Goods, Groceries, Boots and Shoes,  etc., etc.  The.  60*  Good accommodation and  reasonable rates One of the  best supplied bars in the city.  Dining room and lunch  counter in connection.  Sater & Johns, Proprietors  COPPER ST , GREENWOOD.  CANADIAN  PAID UP CAPITA)., $10,000,000.  KKSKItVK rVNII. S4,500,000.  B. E. WALKER, Gen. Manager.    ALEX. LAIRD, Asst. Gen. Man.  Branches Throughout Canada, and in the United States  and England.  A General Bunking Business Transacted.    Accounts may be opened by  mail with all brtnehes 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 the withdrawal of the whole or any portion of the deposit.  W. ALLISON, Manager Greenwood Branch.  WE Will BUY  5,000 Nicola Coal Mines $.07  3,000 Rambler rariboo .28  1,000 Sullivan 08  5,000 Giant (Ross) 02  WE WILL SELL  5,000 Tel-Kwa    $.14  5,000 Diamond Vale      .27^V-,B  10,000 American Boy 03 #  35 Cons. Smelters 145.00  P. A. Benson  Ol.it. -LOFSTAD  The peppeimint gum tree in  Australia sometimes grows 500  feet in height.  Alex. Sj.roat, tlie New Denver  deadbeat, is living at Clear Lake,  Wash.  A Foetical Appeal  The following poetical appeal  won for its author, the editor of  the Rocky Mountain Celt, the j  .prize of $1,000 for the best appeal  poem to newspaper men to pay up  their, subscription.  "Lives of poor men all remind  us, honest men don't stand no  chauee. The more we work, there  grow behind us bigger patches on  our pants. On our pants once new  and glossy, now are strips of different one, all because subscribers  linger a id doi't p*iy ud what is  due.  General Booth is coining to  America. He thi nks the Americans  too rich to be religious.  Lawyers  fc the defense are responsible   for   a  great deal of in-  Then let us be  op and doing,  cnbebs' to keep him from smoking I send in yoiir mite,   however small,  sanity.  Conservative  Meeting  A meeting of tho Liberal Conservatives of Greenwood Electoral  district is called for Friday evening, Dec. 28, at tho Imperial hotel,  Greenwood, for the election of officers and the transaction of general business.  YENDOME HOTEL  ANACONDA  Is just a few minutes' walk from  the center of Greenwund, and a  convenient place to drop in at the  end of a walk. Convenient to the  smelter and provides the public  with  EDS  OARD AND  EVERAGES  W. B. THOMSON  Transfer of Liquor License.  NOTICE i* hereby Riven th't ������t the next mt-  sitting of the Licence Commissioners for the  City of Green-wood, I Intend tu apply far a transfer to Oscar Johnson and SwnnJ. Carlson of the  license held by me fur the Victoria Hotel, situated on Lot it, Block li. Map '21. City of Greenwood. C. SCOTT GALLOWAY.  Greenwood, B. C. Deo. 5.1S08.  CANADIAN  One of the best- appointed workingrnen'a  Hotels in the City.  The Finest of bars,' stocked  with the best Wines,  Liquors arid  Cigars,  Lighted throughout with  electricity. Hot and cold  baths.  BATES:  Hoard and room $1 per day  Strictly first-class Service  When in the market either buying or selling  stocks handled on a y Exchange, please communicate with us, as we have facilities for handling such  shares, which will save you several c- minissions  B. B. MIGHION & CO.  Mining and Investment Brokers,  Drawer 1082  ;nelson,b. C.J  Phone 110  BEALEY INVESTMENT AND TRUST CO. LTD  Gko. R. Nadex, Manager.  Farm lands, timber limits, mineral cl -im*-*. mining stocks  and -shares. City real estate bought, sold and exchanged.  Call and see our list. ,-        ��������� .     '  O-RHJBJf-fWOOrj,   B.   O.  FRANK   FLETCHER  PROVINCIAL LAND SURVEYOR  NELSON. B. C.  M. LAMB  PROVINCIAL LAND SURVtVbR  GHCENWOOD  B. C.  ��������� Jilst arrived a large consignment of graniteware in saucepans  . .,.,,���������; and cook lots, all s'izeiu A nice line of NickeUCopper Tea Kettles  .-'"--���������in *sfces Nos. 4, 5, G^ 7;-8-and 9.   Also the Marion Harland tea  .; arid coffee'pots in ni.ik'cl-copper,   Have you tried one tf our   cereal cookers ?   If not; better have one.   The best thing out! ���������  Oct one of our Bre:id Makers and save a lot of hard work. Will  ���������������������������"��������������������������� '---dQ'the work in three minutes which'usually'takes half an hour.  ���������** ���������������������������'������������������ ���������Ifryou' are-looking* for dinner sets we have them from S10 to $40  ffiTtief)y'Christmas .and Happy New Year to All  ^ELL-L,AW=GAULFIEID G0.  ' ..'    ' '   " IjIMITHJ-D.  Winter Excursion  EAST, $83.55  GREENWOOD TO  MONTREAL, TORONTO  and all points thereof in  ONTARIO and QUEBEC.  QucIm-c. Si J"in , Hit'-inx  Mnritiinu   i'mviiici--.,   H-itw   mi  A|-|'li''i-ti.-:-  Tickets mi imli* d-iny Iviwuilifi-  2.1th to Dwi'inliiT 81st  ROUND  THIP, FJRST CLASS  Throi* Months Limit.  OLD COUNTRY KATES  $94,55 Return  IIALIEAXorST JOHN  Return Oi'cuti Fare  Snlonn       ��������� Second        Stcornffe  t9:>00. ?76.00.   ��������� $54.(0,  and up according to Htpnmoi  t  For detailed. information, snil  iii#s ncoan ���������teamur**, firHtclnKs or  tourist..ulec-ier reservations apply  local njj'oiits or write  E. R. REDPATH, Greenwood.  ]E. J, (-OYJL.K, A. O.V.A.  Vancouver  J, 8. C/.nTEIC, U. P. A.,  Noliion,  CORPORATION OF THE CITY OF  GREENWOOD.  NOTICE.  Notice is hereby'giTen that a  Court of Revision Will sit at the  City Hall, fireettwood, B*-C.f on  Friday, 21������t day of December instant at the'hotir of 10 a. m., for  tlie purpose of correcting and revising the'Voters' List and hearing  ������ii\ application that may bt- made  ielating thereto.  Dati'd this 13th day of December,  iyi>6.  G. B. Taylor,  Clerk Municipal Council.  MiD-DAV RUG SALE  Thefinej-t, clieapt'sc and liest-assorted lino of RugH that ever landed  iu your city.    AH hizch from 25 ci'iits* up.    Phone 16.  A. L. WHITE & CO. House Furnishers  SUBSCRIBE NOW.  Kootenay Engineering Works  NELSON. B   C.  Founders,   Machinists  Aerial  Tr.ini.  P. 0, BOX 41)3.  and. Ii-i.n   U'oi-kors.    Mukiiv of the Crawford  Castings.   Builders'   Materials,   Mill  and Mining Michinnry  B. C. TRAVIS, MANAGER.  ADMINISTRATOR'S 630TICE.  In the Supremo Cottrtf-f Brlllth Oalai  bla.   In th* taaitar of th* Mt>4������  of  Kobort Uonagin, dioeatcd:  NOTICE l������ iKi-et-jr given that on thc 10th day  of August. 1006, It was orde-rtd by Judjri' It-ring  that A. C Sutton be admliifotrator of all add  (lingular the citato of Hoberl IDona-rtn, lain of  Gri-oi wivod.B. (:.,deeea������������d,inlntat*. -  EVERY I'EKSON Indebted to the i������ld������Ut������  is n-qtilrrd to make payment forthwith to the  undersigned and every petsbn h*.rlrjg-;n pot-  bcjsIoo effect* helon-rinr to deceav'd I*required  tu notify the underlined forthTrilh.' .Every  creditor or other person havuur any rlnlm upon  or interest in the distribution of said estate ll  required before the 10th JanuaryJ/1K4. to -end  by registered letter addressed to the undetilf ned,  Ills name and addren and fall partfCillers of bi������  t-lnim or interest and a statement of his Account  vi-rlflcd by statutory declaration and the nature  of the security (It any) held by him ,    ;  After the said -roth day of Jannnyy, 1P07, the  ndminlstratnr will proceed with the rtlit'rlbuti ,n  of the estate, having regard to thoM claim* only  of which ho shall then have notice.. ���������" i I  Dated at Grand ITorke, B. C��������� 11th December.  1900 A. C' SUTTON. t  Official KMinitiihibt.   .  WC Grandyorki)B.C. '  9������9Q2999WiQW������9W8eQ9<Oe3*G9&M>090$0  tQmQ9������99ettQ9������e&i*1iQt)&21M������l O9QWiOO9994&6&&9tm0'.  P. BURNS  ������  Dealers in  Fresh and Salt JWeaVs,- pish  Shops in nearly all the towns  the Kootena)'  imQ8������&������m9QmW990GQ������W9Q@G������>  V  a]  ������������������1

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