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 KRIHbHHE  ^lil&i  HI'* " ���������    "  m\ .*���������  Bar-  ���������*��������������������������������������������� -  ^  -.  / ��������� ���������.  4  H-  K  THE  OLDEST ��������� MINING  CAMP  NEWSPAPER   IN   BRITISH  COLUMBIA  Vol.   XIX:  .GREENWOOD, B. C, THURSDAY,AUGUST I,   1912.  No. 3  arrivVng     EVERY     DAV  t , * .* t  '-, Another Gar  OF PURITY FLOUR  JUST ARRIVED  Pine Line  of Glass and Delf Ware,  plain and decorated, just  ���������received,     J������~   2������. ' ������������*���������*-���������  Bargains in Fruit Jars aud Crocks  See our line of Kitchen aud Table  . Wares.  The Russell-Law  HARDWARE     GROCERIES     PNS' FURNISHINGS  A. L WHITE  Phone 16: Greenwood, B. C.  * Around Home"  It's when you're* miles away from'an ink bottle that you  feel the real need of a serviceable fountian pen.  .*' . But a Waterman "Ideal" Pen is equally, welcome at the  writing desk, in the office or in the woods.  It "saves the dip"���������and often the temper���������making-letter  writing often a pleasure.where it would'be an irksome duty.  We stock Waterman's "Ideal" Fountain Pens in points  aud.styles to suit all writers..  Greenwood's   Big  Furniture Store  DON'T FORGET  That you can buy an Edison Phonogr-rph from us  at the same price as .anywhere in Canada, and by  doing so you save al! express charges, You have  the advantage too, of getting a machine .of the  '. very latest model, and of trying.both*.machines  and records before buying, "We have just opened:  up a new shipment,   Call in and inspect them. *  Agents for Edison Phonographs and Victor Machines  T. M. GULLET & Oo.  Opposite Postofficc. umwOOD, B. C. Plow "  O  GETTING  TO������ H@T  TO BAKE  Well, let me do it for you  William C. Arthurs  THE   BREAD &  CAKE  BAKER  Vienna Bakery, Greenwood  ^  ^  ATTRACTIVE JEWELRY  has seldom been'gathered in such  "an extensive display as the one we  are now showing. We know you  will become interested. Not only in  THE ODD DESIGNS  but with the prices that we have  placed upon the articles.  If you want to see.the prettiest  Chains, Lockets, Brooches, Pins  and Stone Set Jewelry ever shown  in this town, come now  [TVou will find a Welcome  at the Club Cigar Store and Pool Room  CIGARS^TOBACCOS,  AND  SMOKERS'  SUPPLIES  FRUIT AND  CONFECTIONERY  Coast, Calgary and  Local Papers'. and Magazines  t always on the tables.  Agent for Plioenix Laundry, Office of Phoenix & Midway Stages  WALTER G, KENNEDY       /      '      PROPRIETOR^  A. LOGAN & Co.  GREENWOOD.     -     B. C.  "St. Jude's Anglican Church  Services*. Holy Communion S  a.m. ist and 3rd Sundays in this  month; Matins, 11 a.m.; "evensong, 7:30 p.m.; Sunday School,  10 a m.  Rev. Franklin Watsou, Vicar.  A  BRANCH  OF  The CANADIAN BANK  OF COMMERCE  HAS  BEEN  OPENED  AT  ROCK   CREEK,   B. C.  ROOMS   TO   LET  In the Swayne House, Silver  Street. Clean, private ancl comfortable room*-) in a quiet locality  at reasonable rates. Hot and cold  baths free to guests.  WANTS. Etc  ' Farm for Salts.���������A 160 acre  farm near Bridesyille, 35 acres  under cultivation and 20 more  about ready for breaking up.  90 acres available for cultivation  aud the balance good pasture  land. For further particulars  apply R. T. Lowery, Greenwood.  For Salic���������A five horse power  motor.   Apply at Ledge office.  Bank of Montreal  KSTAIJI.1HIIED 1817  Capital, all paid up, $15,413,000.   Rest, $15,000,000.  unuividku i'Boitits, ������i.������r������ri,t8r..30  Hon. President: Lord Strathcona and Mount Royai,, G. C.M.G.  President: R. B. Angus, Esq. Tl4���������    ' ���������  Vice-President: Siu E. S. Cr,ouSTON, HART.  General Manager: II. V. MKRKditii, Esq.  Branches in London, Eng,{0Aarc������  nuv and Sell Sterling Exchange and Cable Transfers.  ^ Grant Commercial and  Buy and -^^ fc^Cfefll& nvailaWe ,��������� any part of thc world. ,  SAVINGS BANK DEPARTMENT '-feras.* "*���������  Greenwood Branch  - O. B. Winter, Mgr.  For Salb. ��������� One team of  horses, Percheron bays, three and  four years old. Well_ matched,  and weigh about 1,350 pounds  each. Apply to O. P. Olson,  Ferry, Wash. ���������    -    '  Jake Scrson was in town last  week, looking just as cheerful as  he did when Donald was a large  place on the map of B. C. Jake  is one of thc best bridge bUilders  on the continent of America.  In Grand Forks, work is being  rushed on the uew postoffice.  Nothing doing however in Greenwood. The weeds arc growing  on the postolhce site, and Billy  Nelson's old crap table has turned upside down.  W. H, Davidson is now. a resident of Joplin, Mo.  Mrs. H. Rainbow is visiting  her parents in Kaslo.  Around Rock' Creek the oats  are nearly six feet high.  Fancy ham and bacon, 20 cents  a pound at Brown's, Ferry, Wash.  Born.���������On July 27, to Dr. and  Mrs J. D. MacLeati. a daughter.  Cave & Bouchier are operating  a-stage between Carmi and Kelowna.  There will be a dance and supper at Hotel Carmi, in Carmi, on  August 2.  The government grant of $300  for the Greenwood fair arrived  last week.  Mrs. Timothy Baldwin has returned to her former, home in  Eugland. <  Miss Caldwell has resigned her  position as school teacher in  Greenwood.  Born.���������In Rock .Creek, on  July 30, to Mr, and Mrs. Ed.  Madge, a son.  The source, of Greenwood's  water supply should receive better protection.     '  Willie Smith is spending his  holidays with, the Shaw family  near Otter Flat.*  Hugh McCutcheon and W. A.  Keith returned from the Halcyon  Springs this week.  The Russell-Law-Caulfield Co.  has entered suit against H- H.  McArthur for'$423.  The cat-calls and other hoodlum noises should be stopped at  shows in public halls'.  Brown & Adams, have purchased the Greenwood feed store  fromL. A. Smith & Co.  Buy A pex Open'Kdttle Rendered Pure Lard, $1.50 per 10 pounds  at Brown s, Ferry, Wash.  For the first time in seven  years, Jack Malone of. Nelson,  was in Greenwood this-week.  The police commissioners put  the roof on Greenwood last week,  and poker chips are again a drug  in the market.  Ward Storer left on Tuesday to  see the ball games in Spokane,  and visit his relatives in Idaho  and Walla Walla.  Max Berger has been in town  for some time waiting for his  samples that have been .delayed  by the strike in England.  Service in the Presbyterian  church next Sunday, Aug. 4th.  11 a. m. Sunday School, and  Bible class at 10 a. m. All are  welcome.  A bell is being put on St.  John's church in Phoenix. The  sinners in that town will no longer have any excuse for staying  away from church.  Dr. MacLean and S. P. Dixon  were elected to aldermanic honors  on Monday by acclamation. In  the same way C. J. Eales was  elected school trustee.  The Grand Forks Gazette  thinks it is only eleven years old,  It was running in '99, but, perhaps, its birthday was not put  down in the family bible.  Fred Boyer left for Moose Jaw  ���������yesterday to look up some land.  His brothers, who formerly ran  the Sherbrooke in Nelson, have  an option on an hotel in Moose  Jaw, ���������  Gordon Smith picked a coupon  from the floor and sent it to a  firm of chocolate makers who  conduct a lottery to advertise  their goods. He won a watch by  so doing.     ���������.'..*"  Many people from the Boundary district are now taking the  waters at Halcyon. That is one  of the greatest resorts in the  world to those in search of health  and vigor.  Iu Phoenix, Morrin, Thompson  & Co. have entered suit against  the Finlander's Socialist Society  for $131.   Matt Tiitto has  also  society for $388.  After spending more-than a  month in Greenwood, E, Jacobs,  the well-known writer of mining  news, departed last Thursday for  Rossland and the Slocan. During his stay in town he was the  guest of Mr. and Mrs. F, Keffer.  A.couple of months ago the  Granby smelter voluntarily raised  the wages ol the men doing  rough work 10 to'25 cents a day.  This week the Greenwood Miners' Union have asked the B. C.  Copper Co. to make a wage scale  similar to the one in Butte. This  scale is a sliding one based upon  thc price of copper. If granted,  it mcaus au advance of 50 cents a  day to the $2.50 men at the  smeltpr, and the same amount to  the men underground while copper is 17 cents'. It will not effect  the surface men to any extent  until copper reaches 18 cents or  more.  A very successful concert took  place in the Presbyterian church  at Midway, last Thursday evening, about 200 people being  present. J. R. Jackson," M.P.P,,  made a genial and graceful chairman. There were thirty items  on the program iu addition to  the ice cream and other refreshments that the ladies provided.  Messrs. P. H. McCurrach, J. A.  Manson, R. McCutcheon and E.  H. McCutcheon of Greenwood,  assisted with their, sweet  voices  Western Float  104,000   Indians   in  32   licensed dogs in  in making the concert a success.  The Rev. Mr. Paton and his lady  friends deserve much credit for  providing such a pleasant evening's entertainment.  ROCK CREEK  At the recent government auction sale of lots in the townsite of  Eock Creek, four blocks and thirty-  four lots were sold. H. S. Pitten-  drigh bought four blocks for $630.  The total value of the property  'sold was $2,065, of which amount  $532.50 was paid in cash. The  lots ranged in price from $20 to  $70 each. The buyers were H.  W. Farmer, F. Donald, J. Lindsay, J. H. Kayes, W. F. Eddy,  T. R. Hanson,' W. A. McKay, A.  Hopper, H. Brown, S. Warnock,  W. Small aud Mary Ann Williamson.  Copper and Skeletons  Alpena, Mich., July 19.���������Forty  seven years ago the steamer Pewa-  bic foundered in Thunder Bay,  Lake Superior, with a loss of one  hundred and forty lives, and carried with her a cargo of pure lake  copper.  To-day a diver encased in a new  deep sea working device, known as  an "iron man," descended one  hundred and sixty feet, and trod  the Pewabic's decks, while on all  sides of him grinning skeletons  kept vigil as they have done since  that awful night in 1S65.  And as .the diver worked below,  the steamer Nelson Bloom, a sister  ship of the Pewabic, nd tho vessel with which the Pewabic collided, passed by a short distance  away, saluting the wreckers as she  moved.  The present wrecking expedition  is in command of Captain Wm.  Petrie and twelve men, and is a  purely speculative aflair It is  known that the Pewabic carried  over four hundred tons of copper,  and Captain Petrie plans to bring  this to the surface, a couple of  hundred pounds at a tjme, ou days  when the lake is calm.  The use of the "iron man" is expected to work a revelation in deep  water work. The divers are connected by telephone to tho surface  and talk freely as thoy work.  entered a suit against the same nwu.  Other people's conscience often  givo more concern than dons our  There are  Canada.  There   are  Port Alberni.  Dogs are not allowed in the meat  shop at Kaslo.  An Italian has opened a cobblers  shop in Kaslo.  Dr. Quinlan now has   a   dental  office in Hazelton.  '   There are more than   fifty blind  pigs in Vancouver.  A roller skating rink is being  builtat Mission City.  More than   a   dozen residences  are being in Port Alberni.  . Port Edward is the   name" of a  new townBite, close to Rupe.  Huckleberries are plentiful in  the Kills around Rossland. **  Frank Bailey is manager of the  ���������Princeton Heights, townsite.  Andy Good and others are building a church at Crows Nest.  Nearly all the wards are occupied  in the new hospital at  Armstrong.  The G. T. P. rails are   now laid  for 180 miles east of Prince   Rupe.  Trains   are- now   running   285  west vof Edmonton on tbe G. T. P.  , The Hazelton Herald is   driving  its big press with a   new   gasoline  engine.  An oil-burning engine now hauls  the train between Vernon and Si-  camous.  In Violin lake near Rossland,  4,000 silver trout fry were piaced  last week.  Live chicksns in ' numbers are  being shipped to the towns up the  Skeena river.  The steamboat fare from Skeena  Crossing to Hazelton has been cut  down to $1,50. -   I  An auto Btage line   now   makes]  three trips daily, between Old and  New Hazelton.  Five acres of laud in New Denver were recently sold to W. A.  Cue for $1,000.  George Henderson of Slocan City  has gone north to look at his land  on the frontier.  , This year 400 prospectors and  land-seekers have-gone- into -the  Stickine country.  Improvements costing .816,000,  have been made to the Knox hotel  in Prince Rupert.  Twenty years ago a salmon was  caught in the Fraser rivor that  weighed 65 pounds.  On' July 22 in New Denver,  there was born to Mr. and Mrs.  Hermann Clever, a daughter.  It is reported that the Okanagan  district will ship this year, 1,500  carloads ot fruit and vegetables.  The Colonial Oil Co. expect in a  short time to be drilling for oil,  gas or coal in the Chilliwack Valley.  D. J. Elmer ��������� has moved from  Cranbrook to Victoria. _ One by  one the boosters are leaving East  Kootenay.  A lunch counter called Panama  has been opened in Port Alberni.  The name is bound to spread all  over the west.  In Cumberland Ed Woods was  fined $5. for unlawfully having on  his person caps and fuse, while at  work in a coal mine.  Sir George Doughty is putting  up a $200,000 steel aud concrete  building at Aliford Bay, to be used  for a fish plant and cold storage  purposes.  Large numbers of miners and  others are leaving Fairbanks, to  take up land aud settle down, near  the many new towns along the line  of theG. T.   P.  Wonders never cease. At a recent big fire in Vancouver water  was scarce. It would not be surprising if some day that live town  ran out of hot air.  In Cranbrook The Prospector ^ is  calling for the merchants to paint  their buildings. The editor of that  paper slung the paint brush long  before ho grabbed the pen.  Tho Boy Scouts in Enderby have  formed a-firo brigade. The boys  may yet be of some use, beyond  reading dime novels and fighting  Indians in their imagination.  Palma Angrignon has built a  blacksmith shop ancl new barn at  Silverton. Ho has lived more than  20 years in New Denver, and ran a  batteaux on the lake in early days.  E. N. Clark, editor of the Coal-  mont Courier was tried in Princeton upon the charge of unlawfully  carrying a gun. He was discharged, and the crown paid  the costs.  A few nights ago in Mission City  Chuck Lee's joint was. raided by  the police, and 21 Chinamen arrested for gambling. Tho police  secured a largo amount of Chinese  money, chips, and live outfits for  smoking opium.  Recently two of the hotels in  Alberni and Port Alberni were  fined 8200 each for having supplied  liquor to an ��������� auto driver when he.  was under the influenc of drink.  This is the Beqnel to the accident  that killed W. N. Clarke. **  Recently a gasoline fishing boat  caught fire in the Alberni Canal  Fearing an explosion the crow got  to shore in a small boat. The  blazing launch finally bumped into  the wooded shore, and started a  forest fire that took a small army  of men to extinguish.  After being in Moyie for 15 years  the plant of the defunct Leader is  being taken to Athalmar, where  Charles Johnson will publish a  paper, to be called the Columbia  Valley Herald. It is to be regretted that the editor could not find a  more original name, as already  there half are a dozen Heralds in  this province, and one in New  York.  In Chilliwack  the   hotels .must-  supply travelers .with meals up   to  ten o'clock at  night,   although   if'  they give meals, after   time    they  will not be fined.   The bars in that  town are only open between 7 a.m.  and 10 p.m. for six   days   in   the  week.    On    Sundays  the   thirsty''  have to rely npon finding a private  cache.   To not open the bars until  seven causes much distress to those  in search of an early Collins.  Send for a catalogue of headstones and monuments, made by  the Kootenay Monumental Works,  Nelson, B. C.  CITY COUNCIL  The Council met on Monday  evening.  The following accounts were  ornered to be paid: TJ. C. M., $10;  The Ledge, $20.10; R. W. Hal-  crow, 8G.10.  By-law No. 3 was adopted and  finally passed.  The collector was instructed to  sell lands and improvements that  are delinquent in taxes, with the  usual, advertising,. and that the  sale be held on September 5 nexfc."-  The retnrning officer reported  thai; the nominations for aldermen  on the 29th resulted in the election  by acclamation of Dr. MacLean  for the south ward and S. P.  Dixon for the north ward.  Aid. McKee and police magistrate Hallett were appointed censors of moving picture shows.  Council adjourned until Aug. 12.  Big Tent Show Coming  Burk's Big "Uncle Tom's Cabin  Co.," will exhibit at Greenwood,  Wednesday night, August 7th.  This is the first time that the  public has had an  opportunity of  seeing the new version of Uncle  Tom's Cabin, the greatest dramatization of this popular play ever  written.     Mrs.  Stowe's historical  play has ever been a favorite with  the women and children, and they  always go to see it whenever an  opportunity presents itself. Burk's  Big Uncle Tom's Cabin Co. has the  distinction   of  being  the  largest  organization of its  kind   on   the  road, they carry a special train of  their own  cars to transport their  People, Horses, Ponies, Donkeys,  Dogs,  Chariots,  and other   paraphernalia necessary to present the  only  Grand Spectacular   Produc-  of this, the most successful drama  ever  written.    The characters  of  Uncle Tom, Eliza, Little Eva and  Marks are all ably presented by a  competent cast, and the large Contingent of SiugerB and   Dancers,  Blood Hounds, etc., givo a realistic' and sensational naturalism to  the performance.     The scenic and  mechanical effects are good, and  tbe    picturesque    transformation  scene forms a fitting finish to the  whole.   So carry tho news and tell  your   neighbors.     The   only   Big  Show Coming will exhibit at Greenwood, Wednesday night, Aug. 7th.  Pardoning tho Bad ia injuring  the Good.  r*-*-**tf**--***qe*-*-*^^ THE   LEDGE,   GREENWOOD,   BRITISH   COLUMBIA.  THE l:  Is located at Greenwood, B. C, and can be traced to many parts of  It comes to the front every Thursday morning,   aud  ild close up if love ruled thc world.    It believes  who mucks in thc mine lo thc  the earth  believes that hell wou  in justice to everyone ; from the man  Icing who sits on the cushions of the throne. It believes that advertising is the life of trade; and that one of thc noblest works of  creation'is thc man who always pays thc printer.  The Ledge is $2.00 a year in advance, or $2.50 when not so paid.  It is postage free to all parts of Canada, Mexico, Great Britain and  the county of Bruce. To the United Slates it is $2.50 a year, always  in advance.  R.   T.   LOWERY  "EDITOR    AND    FINANCIER.  GREENWOOD, AUGUST 1, 1912.  A blue mark hero indicates that your Subscription has  become deceased, and that tho editor would once moro  like to commune with your collateral.  Calm  and   still   through   all,  S'ltickin' to their one, love  Till the hivens fall,  One's as fine as hell Urn;  One's as true as life;  One ye'll leave and woppfoi',  And one ye'll take to wife." ���������  Dr. Frank.Crano.  Hu who loves art  never  uses a  rubber stamp.  .1 v Borden gets back to Ottawa  without an English accent, he will  1)0 lucky.  Ox the great prairies this summer if. will take good harvest hands  to win tho pot.  camps, the gun got one or more of  them every night, and still the supply never ran out. To shoot  crooked gamblers and check raisers  in those old days was much the  same as shooting gophers.  Tiik Vancouver Sun is still camping on Dick McBride's trail, usually  about, four miles in the rear.  Wk think that the government  should give a bonus of $10,000 to  ftvo.ry woman who gives birth to  twelve children.  Tun man who dons not advertise  in tho newspapers as a rule, falls  easy prey to any kind of fake advertising scheme.  Lv Vancouver the other day a  traveling Bible lecturer said that  hell was a myth. It is not iikely  that lie ever woke up after a big  drunk, and found himself outside  the liquor limits.  We will hear no more about tho  high cost of living when the people  learn to cat just enough, and cut  out such useless things as tea, coffee, liquor and tobacco. The human race has grown too greedy,  and has too many frills, puffs,  notions and useless habits. Get  back to the simple and natural life  and this howl about high cost will  die away to a stage whisper.  Nelson was full of editors last  week none of whom were drowned  in the lake or run over by automobiles.    They all loft fairly sober,  The railway commission  might  find out when the Great Northern  railway    will  build   its line into  Greenwood from Midway; also why  it continues to compel passengers  to stay all night in Oroville, when  tiiey are ticketed for points west of  that city.    The commission might  also have the C.P.R. and V. V &  E. railways build a spur to connect their roads at  Midway.    The  public should have some rights in  this country.  Thinking Themes  Women may be divided into two  clases,    anchors   and sails.     The  and full ofadmiration  for the big understanding of course is that the  press in the News office. ���������      good ship Man is onr centre of ob-  The poker games are being shut  nut in some parts of B. C, but  the real estate peddler' is still in  sight with his surething game for  skinning tho Rubes out of their  surplus cash. This real estate  gambling is ono of the great frauds  of the age.  Some wise gink might make a  fortune by staking a sub-division  to Jerusalem, and placing it on the  market in B. C. .Many havo never  heard of that town, but they would  buy lots just the same, especially  if a picture of Christ was thrown  in to bind the bargain.  -nervation.  There are women who hold men  down and women who stir men up.  Whichever kind a man has ho  usually thinks that he might have  Tins hot air talk about a bumper  crop in the Okanagan before the  season is over does not do the fruit  rnnchors any good. In theso days  of inflation the real estate men use  all manner of means to boost the  price of land, and this continued  roar about bumper crops is one of  thorn.  In Vienna a women's society has  boon formed with the. object of  having all classes of women, single  or married, called, Madamo. Even  if this custom becomes universal,  wo Imliovo some married men would  Hfcill persist in calling their wives,  "Dearie," and the hired girl  "Darling."  Tuicv make a lot of fuss in New  York about the killing of one  gamblor. In tho old days of the  west around Bodie'and other such  amounted  to more if he had had  the other kind.  In.many men's minds, and women's too, dissatisfaction seems' to  resemble deep thinking.  If we cannot be profound, we  can at least be unhappy, and flatter ourselves that we are great  natures, misunderstood.  But there aro some women who  are champagne, and others who are  sedatives.  And what a woman is to a man  is a matter for the most part out of  her control.  It lies in her spiritual boquet,  her souls penumbra, tho electric  radio-dynamic of her personality.  A women can mend her ways,  and change her mind, but sho cannot alter tho essence of her womanliness.  She is one kind or another, by  the grace of God, and no soap and  nitre can take off her bom taint.  She can move her will about, as  a sailor moves the rudder, and go  this way or that; but no amount of  stooring and mastery can make a  brig out of a schooner.  Have you read these linos of Arthur Stringer?  "There are wimmen's faces, lad,  That are wind and fire,  Stirrin' up' tho whole world,  Wakin' ould desire.  Butte Coming Up  A special from I'uMo, Montana,  to the Boston Commercial says that  the I'upstion of wages between the  various mining companies and the  Miner's union has boon settled for  at least three years  A short time ago the union members through a committee bad a  conference- with O. R. Kelly, vice-  president of thc Anaconda company with the result that Mr.  Kelly submitted an ofiVr in writing  in regard to a scale of wages nnd it  was accepted by a vote of practically throe to one.  A few days later the union met  and ratified tho agreement and  signed a contract ar-oopling the,  scale proposed for three, years.  It provides that when copper is  selling for 1*3 cents a, pound or  moro the wages shall lm So.75 a day  and when it is 17 con Is a pound or  higher tho wages shall be. ������-| a day.  The previous scale was ������3.50 a  day.  Mr. Kelly made, the additional  offer to the effect that, should the  offer be accepted the scale should  apply to the June payroll, so by  the adoption of the offer the minors get Si a day for their work during June.  So long as copper is 17 cents a  pound or better the. wage scale will  be 84 and when it falls below .17  cents a pound it will bo $3.75 a day  so long as copper remains above 15  cents a pound. Below that figure  the wage scale will be, S.'!.50 a day.  A few years ago or just after the  Butto Miner's union made a five-  year contract with tho mining  companies, the Weslcrn Federation of Miners in annual convention condemned the making of contracts and practically ordered that  no moro should be made.-  There is no doubt that the question of the Butto, Miners' union  making a now contract will come  up at tho approaching" convention  of the Western Federation of Miners and some of tho radical or  socialist clement will make an  effort to condemn the same.  -v  Should any effort be made to annul the contract, the Bitte mineis  will at once give notioo of withdrawal and this is just what the  majority of the union members,  who compose tho conservative clement, would like.  When the Bu'fce  Miners'   union  ground in the district about the  North Butte, Butte & Superior,  Alice, Moulton, Elm Orlu and the  northeast and northwestern parts  of the district which are not tied  11P- ^_  The Raw Frontier  And there's other wimmin, faith,  entered the Western Federation  of Miners several years ago it had  a treasury up to hundreds of thousands of dollars, but the demand for  money to keep up agitation has  been so extensive that today tho  union funds are at a low ebb.  The payroll of the mining companies for the month of Juno ran  about 81,400,000, of which the  Anaconda company contributed  about ������1,000,000. This is at least  850,000 larger than May and according to all indication tho payroll for tho present month will  roach $1,000,000.  Thero is no other city in:tho  world today can claim as large a  mining payroll in proportion to the  population of the city as Butto and  this clearly establishes/once more  the oft repeated statement that  Butte is tho greatest mining camp  on earth.  The increase in tho price of copper is beginning to create a demand for claims which havo beon  idle for several years, for the reason  that tho oro in sight was not of  sufficient value to warrant it being  taken out of tho ground.  Within the past two weeks men  ������  have boon quietly at work securing  options on various pieces of ground  surrounding well known properties.  Today there is not an inch of  Cochrane.���������Going east every seat  iii the two dilapidated Grand Trunk  coaches coupled to tho end of a  line of box cars and flat cars was  occupied. "Little Russia" camped  in tho roar car enveloped in garlic;  they woro bound for various "pits"  where Foley, Welch and Stewart  aro obtaining their ballast to raise  the east end of their 150 mile contract to grade and to throw into  the insatiable maw of the two sinkholes that have developed. In the  far seat near the rear of the car an  American flicked cards across the  top of a cheap grip ho held on his  knees, initiating an Italian and a  Finn into the national gamo of  poker. Bills and silver showed  that the. novitiates woro paying the  usual price for^the first degree.  "Little Russia" looked on and  smoked.  "I raisa you fifty cents," said  tho Italian banging down the  money.  "Cut that out, cut that out,"  snapped the American, "I called  you. I'm a dead game sport, I  am, but I won't stand for any  monkey work."  His record along the line scarcely  warrants his declaration .of integrity.  In the forward car, where two  persons and their belongings were  jammed into each soiled red plush  scat, two ex-TJ. S navy men were  exchanging experiences.  ������������������Yes, old Bob Evans went with  us on a trip round tho world as far  as 'Frisco. I got paid off at the  ond of a trip. Tho life in tho service cannot bo beaten, but there's  no money in it."  One shipped out as cook for 200  moil, tho other had got a job as  clerk on a now contract.  Every other man on the oar  seemed to bo French, most of them  settlors, all brought up from old  Quebec, 000 hundred miles away  by tho present route, to colonize tho  hinterland. Six or seven Laval  students enlivened the long journey  chanting college songs in French  and English in excellent time and  note. They were in the pay of thc  Quebec government to prepare tho  way for thc settlers. During their  three months vacation they will go  up and down each "range" examining the soil and the timber growing on it in the vicinity of the  various settlements that aro being  planted along the Transcontinental  in Quebec.  Just beyond Robertson Lake is  the sinkhole where day after day  "Little Russia" shovels hundreds  of tons of gravel into tho sullen  muskeg, and day after day it sinks  out of sight. Some day bottom  will be reached, and it must bo a  mighty long way down.  Beyond the "sink-hole" travel is  wearisome slow.    Everything has  the right-of-way of tho local, and  it was not until   10:30 that   tho  Harricana settlement was reached.  A crowd of inhabitants surged up  to tho cars and welcomed the incoming settlers to the log houses  and tents that at present form part  of the town.    It is not much to bo-  hold yet, but just back of the residency runs   a colonization   road,  straight and wide.    Everything is  very primitive,  very communistic  yet, but there is no need of prophetic vision to soo a city of the  future hero.     Prospectors   haunt  tho western bank, and store windows and  tents are full  of specimens.   Gold thero is undoubtedly,  in tho narrow quartz veinB, but so  far capital has not sensed pay oro.  If pay ore there, is,  transportation is of the simplest,   for  the  broad Harricana is navigable for  boats of medium draught for eighty  miles.   Gold is, of course, the luro  to the poor man, butM. J. O'Brien  is working the Independence mine  at Keewagaraa Lake for silver and  zinc, and a Montreal syndicate has  the Peninsula mines, molybdenite  and bismuth, And if you wish to  take a gamble in real estate. Harricana town lots arc on tho market.  Some fifty miles to tho east the survey of thc Montreal-Jamos Bay  Railway crosses the Transcontinental, and tho settlers of the  Harricana will bo within 250 miles  of home.  Peter Brown Creek, 150 milos  east of Cochrane is the ond of the  Foley, Welch and Stewart contract,  and this is as far as tho accomodation train runs. Beyond O'Brien  arid Martin hiivo laid stool for ton  of their forty mile contracts, and  the remainder is cleared and graded. East of that again thero is a  hundred milos of nnchopped right  of way boforo tho contractors  pushing   west    from  Quebec   aro  met.    It will bo oi*  this hundred  if  miles that the last rail linking  Cochrane with Quebec will bo laid.  ��������� Bon Hughes in Toronto Globe.. ���������  H. W. Farmer & Co ,  REAL ESTATE,  Rock Creek, B. C.  ������[  CO., I/T'D.  jxjsjtjtjtjtjtjt&jtj&j&jtjtjtjtjii  *,  *-%  ' ���������*  **.  <*  ���������4  WESTERN - - HOTELS.  NKWIHAItkKT, UOTlCt  Is the home for all tourists and  millionaires visiting New Denver, British Columbia.  A. JACOBSON. Proprietor.  "weaves Mother L,odc ,  . 9,30 ,a.  m.  6:30 p. m.  Reaves Greenwood  2:00 p.  m.  8:30 p.  m.  ���������*% ���������  ���������  *% Saturday last stage leaves  *% Mother Lode G p. m. Returning-,  ^ leaves Greenwood 10 p. m.  *���������% Greenwood Office  %NORDEN   HOTEL  TIIK   1'KOVINCK    IIOTE1. I  Grand Forks, is a largo tnree-  Htory brick hotel that provides  tho public with, good meals and  pleasant rooms. A new building'  '-'    but the same old rates.   ���������  lCmll I.ni'Hoii, Proprietor,  TIIK   KASLO    nOTKL  Kaslo, B. C,, .is a'comfortable  homo for ali who travel to that  city.  Cocklo & Fnpwortn.  'Jt Jt 'jt Jit Jt Jit Jt Jt Jt Jt Jt Jt Jt Jt Jt Jt Jt  SHERIIKOOKK   HOUSE  Nelson; B. C. One. minuto's walk  from C.  P. It   station.   Cuisine  -"unexcelled; Well boated and von-  tilatcd.  LAVINGE & DUNK, Proprietors.  TRICMONT   HOUSE  Nelson, B. C, is run on tho American and European plan. Steam  heated rooms. All white, labor.  Special attention paid to dining-  room. '. ,  ItitiiHoino & Cumplioll, Props,  r  Time enough always proves'little  enough.  Do me the favor to deny me at  once. ,  A truly great man will neither  trample on a worm nor sneak to an  Emperor.  When you want a headstone or  monument write to the Kootenay  Monumental Works, Nelson, B.C.  Subscribers are reminded that  The Ledge is $2 a year .when  paid in advance. When not so  paid it is $2.50 a year.  LYNN CREEK DAIRY  DELIVERED  To any part of the city or district  J. McDONELL, Proprietor  TULAMEEN HOTEL  Princeton,  B.  C ,  is the   headquarters   for   miners,   investors  , and railroad men.   A  fine location and everything first-class  KIRKPATRICK & MALONE, Proprietors.  BIUI-.KSVIXLK   IIOXKr..  Brldesville, B. "C. Provides excellent  uceommodatlon for tourists timl travel-  lorn. Fresh Eggs mid 'Butter. Special  Irish AVlilskey always on Imnd.  THOMAS   WAt.SU,   Proprietor.  Frank Fletcher  Provincial Land Surveyor,  Nelson, B. C.  <.>M^^M~W**W>W^rt'&l"W&  your Razors Honed |  and Your Baths at $  FRAWLEY'S  ARBER SHOP  GREENWOOD.  ^x.^:.^.<������:..x������:������.x..x������:������x������:M:..x������x..j������'>  J. K. CAMERON,  Leading Tailor of the Kootenays.  KASLO,    B.   C.  LAKKVIKW   HOTKI.  -in Nelson, B. C, employs all  ���������white help ancl is a home for the  world at jl.00 a day. ���������  Nnp. flrullette, Proprietor.  HOTEL CASTLEGAR. Castlegar Junction. All modern. Excellent  accomodations for tourists and  drummers. Boundary train leaves  here at 9.10 a.rh.  W. H.   GACE, Proprietor  GREENWOOD and  MIDWAY STAGE  Leaves G recn wood for' Spokane  at 7 a. m., and for Orovillo at 2:30  p. m. CnAitr^ES Russem..  Greenwood City Waterworks Company  GRANITE CREEK HOTEL  Granite Creek, B. C. Headquarters for miners, prospectors and  railroad men. Good stabling* in  connection. , Tasty meals and  pleasant rooms.  ' H, CO0DISSON. Proprietor.  GRAND UNION HOTEL  Hedley, B. C. American plan  and moderate rates. First-class  mineral display from all sections  and will exchange for specimens  from any part of the world. Reliable information will be given  . .       investors and working- men.  ANTON WINKLER. Proprietor.  ������ jt jt jt jt jt jt jt jt jt jtjt jt jt jt jit jt  ;T.    THOMAS I  ���������% CLOTHES CLEANED "*  ���������*> PRESSED AND REPAIRED . *  5 TAILOR - GREENWOOD %  *k  if v? if ������f K* jr *r *" a? j? if jf j? js* j? & &  CITV  HOTEL KEREMEOS  Opposite depot. Extensive alterations have recently been made  rendering this hotel one of the  most comfortable in the interior.  A choice selection of liquors and  cigars. New pool room and sample  rooms in connection.  Mrs. A. F. KIRBY.  Baggage transferred' to  any part of the City. Furniture moved to any part of  the District. General Dray-  ing of all kinds.  SIDNEY OLIVER.  ALGOMA HOTEL   ,  Deadwood, B. C. This hotel is  within easy distance of Greenwood  and provides a comfortable' home  for travellers. The bar has the  best of wines, liquors and cigars.  JAMES HENDERSON. Proprietor  THE SIMILKAMEEN HOTEL  Princeton. Tills liotol is new, comfortable  well-furnished, and is close to tlie railwav  depot. Modern accommodation and sample rooms.  SUMMERS & WARDLE, Proprietors  lARMI is situated on the West Fork of the  Kettle river, at its junction with Wilkinson  .week, It is 57 miles from Greenwood and  75 miles from Grand Forks, It is located  on a large plateau on the west bank of the Kettle  river and will be the central town for a dozen  smaller mining camps, For the next two years:it  will be the supply point for the Kettle Valley rail/  way during the construction of that road to Pentic  ton, 87 miles,  CARMI has mining, timber and agricultural  resources of great value, It has gold mines right at  the townsite, and is a good smelter site,  Lots are being sold at from $50 to $250 each,  Invest your money at home,  For further particulars apply to  CARMI   TOWNSITE   CO.,  CARMI,      B.    C.  ���������A  ���������'������������������*  mmmmmmmmmmmmmm.  f^&FSIr&T- msmffltsimmmi  ������������������������-"111"11"111   l.f-  io'  ���������'i  THE, LEDGE,   GREENWOOD,   BRITISH   COLUMBIA1.  '^W-JHW^-WWWWW-f^^  TEMPERANCE  is all right if shorn of humbuggery.  Too much water drinkiug is just  as injurious as too much liquor or  any tiling else.  OUR PURE WINES  AND LIQUORS  are medicinal if not abused. ' Every  household should have a moderate  supply of pure wines or liquors in  thc  closet   for   emergency���������either,  unexpected visitors or sudden ill-  ���������  ness, when a drop of pure liquor |������  in time may forestall all necessity  &  for drugs.  I -greenwovd Eiqwor Company, importers, Greenwood; B. &  ������������������ ��������� .' ������!*^x������x-x������<k**������:������w������x<**<h{>{������><mx������>������  We are the only manufacturers of wire wound  wooden pipes between the Atlantic and Pacific,  These pipes will stand any reasonable pressure,  and when filled with water and covered' with,  earth they will last over a thousand years, They  will not break even when water in them is frozen  solid, Cheap. pipes for irrigation .purposes and a  higher priced pipe that will stand any pressure,  WATTSBURG LUMBER GO,  WATTSBURG, B, C, ��������� PROCTOR, B, C,  P. B  C  Dealers in Fresh and Salt Meats, Fish ���������  and Poultry.     Shops in nearly all the  |i ��������� towns oC the Boundary and Kootenay.    -  I ���������������������������������������������'.-  I COPPER STREET, GREENWOOD, B.C.  ^i------*^-*'^-*'--*^^  Newspaper* Law  1���������A postmaster is required to  give notice by letter (returning the  paper does not answer the law)  when' a subscriber does not take  his paper out of the office and state  the reason for itfi not being taken.  Any neglect to do so makes the  postmaster responsible to tho publisher for payments.  2���������If any person orders his paper  discontinued ho must pay all  arrearages, or the publishers may  continue to send it until payment  is made, and collect tho whole  amount whether tho-paper is taken  from the office or not. There can  be no legal discontinuance until  payment is made.  3���������Any person who takes a paper  out of the Post Office,, whether  directed to his name or not, or  whether he has subscribed or not,  is responsible for thc pay,  4���������-If a subscriber orders his  paper stopped and tlie publisher  continues to send, the subscriber is  bound to pay for it if ho takes it  out of the Post Ollice. This proceeds upon the ground that a man  must pay for what he uses.  5���������The courts have decided that  refusing to take newspapers or  periodicals from the Post Office or  removing, leaving them uncalled  for, is prima facie evidence of intentional fraud.  GETS 'EM EVERY TIME  ���������Jive MEAeooD  HlCKEL CIGAR,  PtuEA5P  aw^o.0 Dorf-r  WANT A6CfNT  CIGAR. PLL  SHAKE Yoi) FOR  A GOOD OKE  OR MOTH IN***?.  that's A GAMB Oti ~io\>,  Uut You're not noma  ro quit with out TRY/NO  yo G&X IT PACK.  Voo'RE TOO MOOH Ot**  "   A .SPoRT foR TttAX  ���������MmmmmmninitnHmnnimHIl!!!!!!!!!*!!!!!'!!]!!!!"!!!!!!!^  I Greenwood to Phoenix Stage I  s~       .. Leaves Greenwood Daily at 3 p. m. g  ������~ Arrives Greenwood Daily at 10 a. m. g  -*"-*" . CLUB CIGAR STORE ~3  gT GREENWOOD OFFICE  |H.   M.   LAING,   PROPRIETOR 3  iiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiuiiuiiiiiiiiiaiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiaiiiiiaiiiiii^  999 oe999&^Q9Q&Q9&������&QQQ9(&9999@&&9������98Q������QQ9QQ9&8������tt9V9  ANALYSIS OF WATER.  Chlorine   .-  -S.14  Sulphuric Acid  3*53*43  Silica    74-29  Lime  S4.57  Alkalies as Soda   5.91.  Magnesia  232.00  Lithia S6  Sulphuretted Hydrogen 32.00  Has recently been thoroughly  renovated and re-furnished, and  is now the greatest health resort upon the continent. Natural hot water in baths, 124 degrees of heat. A course of baths  at Halcyon will cure nervous  aud muscular diseases and eliminate rheumatism and metalic  poisons from the system. The  water heals liver, kidney and  stomach complaints. The rates  are $2 a day up; or $12 weekly  up. PostolTice, express and telegraph offices in connection.  * William Boyd, Proprietor,     :     :      fiakyon, B. fr ������  lM<rae-������eB**to������'������i������������**M*������o*',*,-*****������*^  LEDGE ADS. BRING RESULTS  E.  a  ���������   ���������  Mountaineer and Kootenay Standard Cigars.    Made by  J. C. THELIN & Co., NELSON.  Don't Be HOODWINKED  WE NEVER CHANGE BRANDS   ARE A 1 QUALITY   TheBRILLIANTES  Arc thc Best Clear llavanas In Canada  M;ule by Union Labor In tlie best Hy-  tflciilc Factory In tlie country.   Call for  them and yet value for your money Instead of rope  WILBERG & WOLZ. Prop. B.C. Clear  Factory, New Westminster, B. C.  BBEB3  m  ASSAY BR  B. W. WIDDOWSON, Assayer and  Chemist, Box 111108, Nelson, B. C.  Charges:���������Gold, Silver, Lead or Copper,  $1 each. Gold-Silver, or Silvcr-J^ead,  #1.50. Prices for other metals: Coal,  Cement, Fireclay analyses on application. The largest custom assay office 111  British Columbia.  STARKEY & CO.  NELSON, B. C.  WHOLESALE  DEALERS IN  Produce   and   Provisions  CANADIAN  ���������xcursion  To principal points in Eastern  Canada and United States  Tickets arc First-class'and will beon Sale  May 17.18, 24, 29; June 1.6, 7.8.13.14,  IS. 17,18,19, 20, 21, 24, 25. 27, 28, 29.  and many other dates in July, August and  September. Limited to 15 days on going  journey. Good to return until October 31st.  Stopovers allowed.  Greenwood and Kootenay points to  WINNIPEG ��������� $ .60.00  TORONTO    91.50  MONTREAL,   105.00  St. JOHN, N. B  120.00  St. PAUL ���������    60.00  CHICAGO     72.50  NEW YORK... i 108.50  BOSTON ..... ::'.. 110.00  Ask your local C.P.R. Ticket Agent  for particulars regarding routes, limits,  stopovers, etc., and for excursion fares  to other points.  E. R. REDPATH,  Ticket Agent,  Greenwood, B. C.  J. A. McDONAI,D,  District Passenger Agent,  l Nelson, B. C.  It's up to You  While the local newspapers .of.  this and every other town in the  Ottawa "Valley are '���������boosting"  week in and week out for the benefit of their several communities,  what are the business men and  people doing for the newspapers,  for the latter cannot exist on words  of praise alone. The best booster  a town can have is tho local paper  aud it should fairly represent' the  enterprise of the place in which it  is published. For instance at the  present time we are trying to attract attention abroad and draw  people here. A glanco at tlie ad*  vcrtisirg colums of the local papers  should give an outsider some idea  of the town's busiuess interests  that do not carry a line of advertising in their home paper. Not  one half of the business men of the  town merchants and manufacturers  appear in the local papers. The  papers pnsh and boost week in and  week out in the interests of all, but  far from all help to support the  papers.  Imagine the mental picture this  town would present to tho outsider picking up this paper and  glancing over it, if the name of  every business firm appeared in its  advertising columns in a space  large or small."  Every man for his own and general good should advertise regularly in the local papers, oven if he  only takes an inch space.  The local newspaper should bo a  busiuess directory of tho town.  The town has, however, several  good advertisers who-constantly  keep themselves and their town to  tho front, and their ovample should  be generally followed.���������Ex.  \THATS AfJoTWcR GAM&  |_0M VOO. HW**.!** IUCK.  [OLD .SCOUT.  WftMT  ' PAIR OF *\ I To 60 ONES MoRB?  DVCES  FOUR D0U-A1SS ANO  TweNTV CENTS   IH  ALL. YOUR U>CK WAS]  H^IRONWMG BADTOOAV.j  E/I NEVER SAW Soc������A '  U*CKASyol>HAD  - NEW ADVERTISING SCALE.  ' The newspapers in Greenwood, Phoenix and Grand Forks have ' adopted' the  following scale for legal advertising:  Application'  for   Liquor  Licence       '  (30 days) * $5.oo.  Certificate of Improvement Notice  (60 days) ....$7.50  Application to Purchase Land Notices (60 days) ' #7.50  Delinquent Co-owner Notices (90  days)...; $10.00  Water Notices (small) *. $7.50  ���������All other legal advertising, 12 cents a  line, single column, for the first insertion; and 8 cents a line for .each subsequent insertion. Nonpariel measurement  ������������������ ������������������ ������������������/:���������**'=**���������#-���������  >-   -., *���������- J::<'*w*,JiX  ..'",' -v..'  -^f^i'J,  '.*���������' ;,'". i-i\ht I  _i'' 1, **���������.    ������������������/   r  1   ���������   ��������� -' a-^* I  i -     r?*(  W  EHOLT, B.' C._2  ~v_sj_____rt__\  John   JVtel-vellat*  Proprietor.  "SijESr  COUNTY COURT OF YALE.  The First.  Seedy Visitor���������"Do you have many  ���������wrecks about hero, boatman?"  Boatman���������"Not very many, sir.  You're tiie first I've seen this season."  Definition of An Irish Island.  A school teacher asked an Irish boy  to describe an island. "Sure, ma'am,"  said Pat, "it's a place ye can't lave  widout a boat."  A Little Different.  He���������Dearie, can't .we t*.yo be happy  on the salary I earn?  She���������No, "Willie, on what we spend.  Druggist (to his stout wife)���������Don't  come in just this minute. I am about  to sell six bottleB of my fat-reducing  mixture. ~~  Boss ��������� There's $10 gone from my  cash drawer, Johnny; you and I were  the only people who had the keys to  that drawer.  Office Boy ��������� Well, s'pose we each  pay $5 and say no more about it?  Eride (putting on travelling dress):  "Did I look nervouB during the ceremony, Kate?"  Kate (bride's eldest sister): "A  little at first, but not after Alfred  had said 'Yes.'"  GETS 'EM EVERY TIME  HELLO JIM Ml a,  cam't Vou comb  OUT M0 PLAV.g  An Easy Price*  Ledgers recently discovered at  Palos, Spain, contain*~interesting  facts concerning the outlay made  by Christopher Columbus on his  expedition to the new world. Tho  personal expenses of Columbus and  his officers were $400, and $125 a  month sufficed for the crew, so that  $4,400 was spent for the expedition  during the time that tho voyage  lasted. The armament of the little  fleet cost$2,800. The cost of discovering America was about $7,GOO  all told.  ASITTINO of tlio County Court, of Yule will  bo Imlilun at tlio Oourt llouso, Greenwood,  on TiiflSduy llio 10th day Of Se|-tc-ul>er, 1!H2, lit  eleven o'clock in the forenoon.  Uy order,  WAT/TER DKWDNEY,  Hcglstrnr C. C. of V.  DEPARTMENT OF LANDS  Water Rights Branch.  W. V. WJSLI.S, rru]>rletor.  First-class in everything.  Steam heat, electric light,  private baths. Telephone  in every room. First-class  bar and barber shop..   ,  'Bus meets all trains. ���������  GRAND CENTRAL  -HOTBLj-  Take notice that tlie Board of Investipatioii  actitip under Part III of tlie "Water Act" will  meet at the times and places hereinafter mentioned to hear and determine claims to Water  Rights on streams in their respective vicinities,  existing on the 12lh day of March, 1909:���������  Ou the Gth day of Aniriist, 19U, at 4 o'clock iu  the afternoon, at Grand Forks.  On tlie 7th day of August, 1912, at 3:30 o'clock  in thc afternoon, al Greenwood.  On the Dili day of Aujriist, 1912, at 2 o'clock In  the afternoon, at Princeton.  Ou the 10th day of August, 1912, at 4:30o'clock  in the afternoon, nt Keremeos.  On tlie 12th day of Auyiist, 1912, at 10 o'clock  in the forenoon, at the Governn.ent Agent's  oflicc.'Fairvicw.  On tiie 13th day of Autrust, 1912,.at 10 o'clock  iu thc forenoon, at Penticton.  Parties who presented claims to the Board iu  1010 and have received licences iu substitution  of the records need not present any statement  of claim.  Dated at Victoria, Ii. C, tho 18th day of June,  1012.  By order of the Board of Investigation.  J*. F.ARMSTRONG,  Acting Comptroller of Water Rights.  ^������i^isi;(H  Synopsis of Coal Mining Regulations.  COAL mining rights of the Dominion,  in Manitoba, Saskatchewan and Alberta, the Yukon Territory, the Northwest Territories and in a portion of British  Columbia, may be leased for a term of  twenty-one years at an annual rental of  $i an acre. Not more than 2,560 acres  will be leased to one applicant.  Application for a lease must be made  by the applicant in person to the Agent  or Sub-Agent of the^district in which the  rights applied for are situated. "  In surveyed territory the land must be  described by sections, or legal sub-divisions of sections, and in unsurveyed  territory the tract applied for shall be  staked out by the applicant himself.  Each application must be accompanied  by a fee of $5 which will be refunded if  the rights applied for are not available,  but uot otherwise. A royalty shall be  paid on the merchantable output of the  mine at the rate of five cents per ton.  The person operating the mine shall  furnish the Agent with sworn returns  accounting for the full quantity of merchantable coal mined and pay tbe royalty  thereon: If the coal mining rights are  not being operated, such returns should  be furnished at least once a year.  The lease will include the coal mining  rights only, but the lessee may be permitted lo purchase whatever available  surface rights may be considered necessary, for the working of the mine at the  rate of $10.00 an acre.  For full information application should  be made to the Secretary of the Department of the Interior, Ottawa, Or to any  Agent or Sub-Agent of Dominion Lands.  W. W. CORY,  Deputy Minister of the Interior.  N.B.���������Unauthorized publication of this  advertisement will not be paid for.  Opposite Postoffice, NELSON, B. C,  American and European Plans.  H. H..PITTS, Prop.  KINGS HOTEL  PHOENIX, B, G  This hotel is now under new  management, and has been  improved in every respect.  Pleasant rooms and up-to-  date meals. Large and convenient sample rooms. The  headquarters for mining and  commercial men. This,  hotel is in the heart of the  city, and close to all the  local commercial and financial institutions.  J. e. Mcdonald  Proprietor  CENTRAL HOTEL  PHOENIX.  One of the largest hotels in  the city.   Beautiful location,  . fine rooms and tasty meals.  A. O. JOHNSON  PROP.  _mmm-~~8-3������������33sm&^TMtfm>*  Is a GREAT THING  TO MIX WITH . .  YOUR BUSINESS .  |l'^IBiW-������-^^  About Float  Float is not a periodical.  It is a book containing 86  *    illustrations all told, and  is filled with sketches and  stories of western life.   It  tells how a gambler cashed  in after tho flush days of  Sandon ; how it rained in .  New Denver   long  after   *  Noah was dead;   how a  parson took a   drink   at  Bear Lftke in early days ;  how justice was dealt in    .  Kaslo   in  '93;   how the  saloon man outprayed the  women in Kalamazoo, and  graphically    depicts   the  roamings   of   a  western  editor among the tender-  feet in the cent belt.    It  contains the early history  of Nelson and a romance  of the Silver King mine.  In   it are  printed three  western poems, and dozens of articles too numor-  , ous to mention.   Send for  one before it is too late.  Tho  price   is   25   cents,  postpaid to any part of the  world.    Address  all   letters to  R. T. Lowery  GREENWOOD, B. 0.  QUEEN'S   HOTEL,  PHOENIX      B.   O.  The Newest and Largest Hotel in  the City. Everything neat, clean  and comfortable. Steam heat and  electric light. Meals and drinks at  all hours.  CHISHOLM & HARTMAN  Props. .  ON PARLE FRANCAIS  NATIONAL HOTEL  ), B. C.  The  Reall-y Best House  in the Boundary.  Recently- Remodelled aud  Strictly Up-to-Date.  Restaurant in connection  OWEN   BO YER  PROP.  NELSON HOUSE  NELSON.  European Plan.  Cafe open day'and night.   Bar.  Merchant's luuch 12 to 2.  W. A. WARD  .Phone 27.  PROPRIETOR.  P. O. Box 597.  ALEXANDRA HOTEL  OKANOGAN FALLS  This hotel is* situated in one  of the most delightful sections of the Okanogan and  provides ample and pleasant  accommodation for the tourist,"* sportsman and farmer.  Information about the district cheerfully furnished.  Stage line to Oroville, and  steamer on thc lake.  ARNOTT&HINE   ...-'������������������   Proprietors  WINDSOR HOTEL  The Windsor Hotel is one of the  best furnished hotels in the West.  It is located in the heart of Greenwood and within easy reach of al 1  the financial and commercial institutions of the Copper Metropolis. Heated with steam and lit  by electricity. Commodious sample, rooms. The bar is replete  with all modern beverages aud  the cafe never closes. Rooms  reserved by telegraph.  Tho Windsor Hotel Co  J. E. Cartier, Mgr. LEDGE,   GREENWOOD,   BRITISH   COLUMBIA.  000000<XXX>0<>000000<X>000<>00  I    BOUNDARY MINES    |  OOOOOOO O OOOO OO 0-0000 ooooooo  Last week the Rawhide shipped  4,705 tons of ore.  Last week the Lone Star mine  shipped 2.'!0 tons of ore.  Last week the Granby mino  ������������������shipped 2*1,072 tons of oro.  Last week tlie Granby smelter  treated 23,087 tons of oro.  Last week the Mother Lode  mine shipped .5,474 tons of ore.  ��������� Last week tho ' Greenwood  BmelLer treated 12,0f>G tons of ore.  Lust week the Napoleon mine  .shipped 1,3-11 tons of ore.  Last week the shipments of  blister copper from the Granby  Hrneltcr amounted to 3*IS,000, a  total for the year of 12,*!(10,500  pound h.     ^  A deal wan in,progress yesterday  for the bonding of the Eureka  group to the B. C. Copper Co., for  S50,000. The group is near "Nelson and runs high in copper.  OOOOOOtK>CH><KKK>000000000000  l   B. C. MINING NEWS   I  O Q  ���������O O OO O O &0O(XK)0O0OOOO<K><) OOOO  At tho Summit camp   there   are  about fifty prospectors and   operators in ab present,   and old-timers  coming out for a   brief   time   into  Coalinont last week,   describe   the  prospects as first-class   and   opine  the outlook likely to lead to a rush  very shortly, equal to the stampede  at Leadvillo, somo years ago. They  claim the right men have got hold  for development purposes, and that  this camp will prove a genuine surprise to all British Columbia in thc  near future.    The   Summit   camp  lies about 2G miles from Tulameen  and the trail to it crosses   Beaver,  Eagle, Siwush, Kelly   and Sutter,  where the summit is reached.    Silver and lead is  the   product,   and  one claim alone is said to have hit  a five foot ledge of   galena.������������������Coal-  niont Courier.  While prospecting   through   the  hills cast of the town a man named  Adams discovered   a   quartz   vein  that looked good to him.    He took  ii number of samples, aud   staked  two claims, brought the samples to  town, and displaying them he   oft'-  ���������>,red a half interest iu   his   ciaimB  for $200.    Ho found no   buyer   at  the time, but a few days   later   au  assayer made an assay of the sample, and found it assayed in a rough  way over SI.700 to the ton in gold.  Tho result of. tho assay   was   kept  as quiet as possible, but it gradually leaked out, and in a short   time  over a dozen men left town all supplied with miner's licenses and all  ready to stake a claim if   the   find  proves a success.-Quesnel Observer.  A letter recently  received   from  Vancouver states that   interest   in  copper properties especially is keen  er than for   some   past   and   that  large copper interests  are   seeking  new fields.    If 23-Mile camp was a  little nearer to a railway line there  would be no delay in   its   development, but it takes high   grade ore  to pay for a 23 mile haul.    On the  other hand, there must be   enough  development to prove extent of ore  and permanency  of   value   before  reduction works will be erected on  the ground.   There is room   for a  development   company   to   bridge  the gap between the prospector and  the big   mining   company;���������West  Yale Review.  OPEN LARGE AREAS  A Victoria dispatch says: Before  many months elapse it is probable  that the land in tho railway belt of  British Cotumbia will bo handed  over to tho province for administration. Information to this effect  was brought back from Ottawa by  Hon. ThomaH Taylor, provincial  minister of public works, who has  just, returned from a trip to the  Dominion capital.  "Tho matter does not come within the jurisdiction of tho minister  of public works." says Mr. Taylor,  "and for that reason I discussed it  only incidentally with Hon. Robert  Rodgers, minister of the interior,  while we were talking over some  other things. I gathered, however,  that he favors dealing with the  land of the railway belt as the  water of the same area has already  been dealt with, that is to say, by  handing its administration over to  tho province on the understanding  that any revenue derived therefrom over and above expenses,  shall bo paid into tho Dominion  treasury, I havo no doubt that  tho subject will bo taken up by  Mr. Ross, as minister of lands."  Although nothing official has yet  been done, there is little doubt  that the suggestion which Mr.  Taylor has brought back with him  from Ottawa will be acted upon in  the near future. The claims of individual homesteaders aud squatters in the railway belt are now being investigated by S. Mabcr of the  department of the interior, and the  understanding is that all of these  claims are to be settled without unnecessary delay.  Meantime no more homestead  entries in the belt are being allowed  and no more timber licenses are  being issued, so that the further  development of this whole area has  practically beeu stopped until a  proper working basis can be reached.  It is not anticipated, however,  that this state of affairs will last  very long.  As soon as Mr. Maber has completed his work, it is understood  that the department of the interior  will issue a regulation by * which  the amount of land which a homesteader can take up in the railway  belt will bo reduced to forty acres,  and at the same time forbidding  homesteading altogether on timbered sections. The practical effect of  this willl be that future home-  steading in the railway belt will be  confined almost altogether to lands  requiring irrigation.  Having promulgated these regulations, thc Dominion will hand  the whole belt over to the province  for administration, the only restriction being that settlers will be  allowed to homestead the land  where suitable instead of being required to pre-empt it at a dollar  per acre.  As however, the revenue goes to  the Dominion treasury,thero would  be no object in tho province requiring any payment to lie made,  and in any event the province is  considering seriously the desirability of amending its own land  policy either by giving land to  settlers for nothing or by continuing to collect the one dollar as at  present, but returning tho money  to the settler when improvement of  a certain value has been made.  The Prize Ring  That promoters of fistic encount  ers and prize-fights, driven by  developiug public sentiment and  steadily increasing rigor iu legislative enactment from many of the  States where they have been hither  to permitted to operate with immunity, will endeavor to open up  a now field for their enterprises in  Western Canada, is the information  which haH reached the Social and  Moral Reform Council of Canada  from its correspondents in both  countries. Canada as a field for  tho pugilist is deemed more advantageous from a geographical and  monetary position than [is Mexico,  the other alterative for North  America, an effort have already  been made in the Province of alberta and Saskatchewan to "sound"  the authorities and test public  sentiment. Tho former, however,  havo so far proved obdurate.  It is proposed to try out the law,  however, by what is innocently  termed a "boxing match," but  which tho officers of tho Council  beliovo   to   be a   prize-fight,   at  In the Matter of the Eslati- of Gorman  West, late of Hull Creek, West l-ork  Kettle River, l?riti**h Columbia,  Peceased.  NO TICK is herein- given that au persons having claims against the late  Gorman West, who died on or about the  Sth day of July, 1912, are required lo lur-  uish particular thereof lo the undersigned, duly verified.   .  And that after the 1st day,of October,  1912, the execulor will proceed lo distribute the assets of lhe said deceased  among the persons entitled -thereto, having regard only lo the claims or winch  he shall llien ha've had notice.      _  Dated at Oreenwood, Ii. C, this 25th  day of July, 1912.  } A. S. BLACK  Executor.  Copper Street, Greenwood, I*. C.  TUNING  Mr. Charles E. King will visit  Greenwood al au early dale. Leave  orders for guaraDiced pianoforte  tuning at While'.** Drug Store.  Extra  Municipal   Wholesale   Liquor  Licence  n otic ]���������;  Notice is hereby given thai on the 2nd  day of September next application will he  made to the Superintendent ������l Trovin-  cial Police for the grant of an Exlra-  lUunicipal Wholesale Licence for the sale  of liquor iu and upon llie premises known  as the Greenwood Liquor Co., Greenwood,  B. C.  Dated this 1st day of August, 1912.  JAMES McCREATII  Greenwood Liquor Co.  Saskatoon on August 0, when  Tommy Burns, former Champion  heavyweight of the world, is billed  to meet Tex Rickard in a contest  for physical supremacy in the  arena. Burns is a Canadian whose  baptismal name is Noah Brnsso,  and who held tne 'Championship'of  the world from thu time ofthe retirement of Jim Jeffries until his  defeat by Johnson, the present  colored holder of lhe title. Ho is  matched against Rickard for the  Canadian championship at a "boxing match" in which thc number  of rounds is said not to be limited,  and tho scene of the encounter is  set for the western Canadian city  on the day mentioned.  The Moral and Social Reform  Council is seeking to frustrate thc  holding of the mill. When interviewed, Rev. Dr. T. Albert Moore,  declared that every stop was.being  taken to stop the encounter. "Tho  people of Saskatoon," said he, "are  up in arms about it, and wc have  received several protests asking-us  to co-operate iu taking action. The  Province does not want to become  notorious by being placed in a position of seeming to encourage prizefighting."  Gold in Cape Town  Cape Town, July 10.��������� Tb is re-  porbed bliab a gold bearing, quartz  reef has been discovered in excavations ab bhe docks in Cape Town.  The reef is stated to be thirty feet  high and runs towards Signal Hill.  The discoverer is a man named  Teaman, who was employed at the  docks eighteen ye-irs ago, and then  suspected the - ples-enee. of gold.  He went north to the mines aud recently returned.  Yesterday he observed that excavations were being made, in order  to erect posbs. His early suspicions were recalled, and he collected some soil which had been removed. After a careful examination he handed to the Civil Com-  issioners a report to tho effect  bhat ib contained gold.  Specimens were submitted to experts, who were in ignorance of  their [dace of origin, and they  stated they came from a mine in  the Transvaal.  MANUFACTURING JEWELER  The Only Up-to-Date Optical  Department in the Interior.  Nelson,   B. C.  JUST  -ARRIVED  Swift's  Premium  Hams  25c per pound  L. L. Matthews & Co.  e-m.mtNm&aiMBB9rMMjmrtHmaa  \  \  This space is reserved for  the ad of the Beer that  made the Boundary famous  i  if.  *a*f*ii������'*'MS������&'%^^  AS  }*S  &  ?!*  IS  ���������������  *"'  *���������<  I  4*  *s  -*"  $  :*u  GREENWOOD FEED STORE 1  HAY, GRAIN AND FLOUR  *?t  International Stock Foods & Powders |  BROWN   &   ADAMS,   Proprietors,  2**  3*  ���������s  LEDGE ADS. BRIG RESULTS  BURK'S    BIG  KEREMEOS  Mrs. Hewitt and. son and Mr.  Parker drove over from Fairviow  to spend Sunday and Monday wita  Mrs. A. F. Kirby of the Keremeos  Hotel. Mifis Westwood who accompanied them will bo the guest  of Mr. and Mrs. J. A. Brown before returning to her homo in  Priuceton.  Mrs. Silvester and two daughters  of Calgary, leavo by auto stage for  Pontictou on Tuesday. They are  interested in fruit growing and  while in town stopped at the Keremeos Hotel.  Miss I. M. Shaw and Mr. Wm.  Smith of Greenwood, spent the  weekend visiting Mrs. Kirby be-  foro joining Mrs. Shaw's camping  party at Otter Flat..  \Max Ewart has resigned as provincial constable and will enter  the immigration service for tlie  Dominion government.  UNDER A PALACE PAVILION THEATRE  70   People Engaged   70  A  GRAND  SPECTACULAR  PRODUCTION  More Men, Women and Children/ More Horses,   More  Ponies,   More Donkeys,  The Largest Pack of SIBERIAN BLOOD HOUNDS  THE   BIG  TWO.CAR  CITY  SHOW  A Concert Band and        A Symphony Orchestra  Watch for the Big Free Street Parade  GREENWOOD. WED. NIGHT, AUG. 7  UNDER WATERPROOF CANVAS-RAIN OR SHINE  Grand Free Exhibition on Show Grounds at 7 p,m,  -^mmmmmmmmmmmmmmmfnmmmmmmtnmg  ^   , '<:  .The; Latest -in  IIIIIMIII-|1MFM"""'"nil''''[���������W^''m''^^  Mallory-- Hats  g   TRUNKS,  VALISES   AND   SUIT   CASES   OF   g  ^   ���������   MANY  SIZES,  KINDS'AND7 PRICES -X "3':  ���������������������������a  ���������->;  ������������������A/*1  1 P. W. GEORGE & C@. 1  j|  "=   COPPER STREET        -        GREENWOOD, B.C.3 ��������� ���������'  ^iiiiiiuiiuiiiiiiuuiiiuiiiuiiiiiiiiiiiiuiiiiiiiiuiiimiuuuuiK  O.K. CIGAR STORE  COPPER STREET, GREENWOOD  Cigars,   Tobacco," Fruit  and Confectionery.  ���������Free Reading Room with  all tho Daily "Papers.  *  J.NANKERYIS -  PROPRIETOR  LOWERY'S CLAIM  During the 37 months that Lowcry's  Claim was on earth it did business all  orar the, world. It' was the most  11'iiiqho, independent and fearless journal over produced in Canada. Political  and theological enemies pursued it with  the venom of a rattlesnake until'thc  government shut it out of the mails,  and its editor ccasad to publish it,  partly on account of a lazy liver and  partly because it takes a pile of money  to run a paper that is outlawed. Hi erf-  are, atill 20 different editions of this condemned journal in print. Send lOcentn-  and get one or $2 and get the bunch.  It. T. LOWERY,  Greenwood, B. C  I  ARG������  TUNNEL  The workings of the Argo  mine are only a short distance  from the centre of Greenwood  making it easy for tourists and  strangers to see a mine in full  operation. The indications are  that the Argo will eventually  become a great mine, and add  materially to the prosperity of  the entire district. Come up  and see it for yourself.  OLA LOFSTAD  President.  JAMES -McCREATH  Secrctar}-. fl }|

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