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Array I* ',-* t- ���������*���������,.  ���������'Kr:\.-. *-  THE  OLDEST/MINING  CAMP 'NEWSPAPER   IN' BRITISH  COLUMBIA  /  'vol. .xix.;;,; .,.;:  'i v ' ,u.r ,'  GREENWOOD,. B.' C.,' THUkSDAY,AUGUST 8;   1912.'  ���������No. 4; *'  A R R I VING       EVEFY      DAV  OF'PURITY FLOUR >:X*\'     JUST ARRIVED,  HARDWARE     GROCERIES-    MENSL FURNISHINGS  ' It's when -you're miles away from an ink bottle that you  feel th? real need of a serviceable iountian pen..  , ''   -But a Waterman" "Ideal'? JPen is equally welcome at the  writing desk, in the office or in the'woods.   ���������   ��������� -        -*    '  It "saves the dip"���������and of ten the-'temper-Tnaking^letter  writing'olten-a pleasure where it would be an irksome duty.  '. We.stock Waterman's "Ideal" Fountain Pens in points  .and styles to suit all writers.   '      " "'  of Glass and Delf Ware,  ���������plain arid  decorated, just  : ��������� ��������� received, i X     A. ,  *^>   ���������  Bargains in Fruit Jars and "Crocks  See our line of Kitchen and Table  ��������� ,       ,.        Wares..    *  HST  < r  ���������  Phone 16   Greenwood, B. C.  * Around Home 1  =���������*������������������*���������,  GETTING  T@������ H������T  BAKE  Well, let me do it for you  William C. Arthurs  THE   BREAD & CAKE  BAKER  Vienna Bakery. Greenwood ,  lMM^^**-,^Wl^*-*******,*MW*M,*^*^*T"*^  Greenwood's   Big  Furniture Store  PONT FORGET  That you can buy an Edison Phonograph from"*3  at the same price as anywhere in Canada, and by  doing so you save all 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. WVhave just opened  ��������� up a -new shipment.   Call in and inspect them.  Agents for Edison Phonographs and Victor Machines  T. M. GULLEY & Co.  Opposite Postofficc.      ,     GREEUWOOD, B. C. - nmll  to the asylum this week. He has  a mania over a. girl in Phoenix,  and imagines that she is timing  him with a watch.  r.  You will find a Welcome  at the Club Cigar Store and Pool Room  CIGARS, TOBACCOS,  AND  SMOKERS'  SUPPLIES  FRUIT AND  CONFECTIONERY  Coast, Calgary and  Local Papers and Magazines  always on the tables.  Agent for Phoenix Laundry. '      Office of Phoenix & Midway Stages  PROPRIETOR  ������  WALTER G, KENNEDY  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.   A. LOGAN & Co.  GREENWOOD.     -     B. C.  St. Jude's Anglican Church  Services: Holy Communion 8  a.m. ist and 3rd Sundays in this  mouth; Matins, n a.m.; Evensong, 7:30 p.m.; Sunday School,  10 a m.  Rev. Franklin Watson, Vicar.  LET  A  BRANCH  OF  The CANADIAN BANK  OF COMMERCE  HAS   BEEN  OPENED  AT  ROCK   CREEK,   B. C.  KOOMS   TO  In the Swayno House, Silver  Street. Clean, private and comfortable rooms in a quiet locality  at reasonable rates. Hot and cold  baths free to guests.  WANTS, Etc  Farm for Sale.���������A 160 acre  farm near Bridesyille, 35 acres  under cultivation and 20 more  about ready for breaking up.  90 acres available for cultivation  and the balance good pasture  land. For further particulars  apply R. T. Lowery, Greenwood.  Bank of Montreal  ESTABLISHED 1817  Capital, all paid up, $15,413,000.   Rest, $15,000,000.  UNDIVIDKD   rBOFIXS,   Jf.1,855,185.30  Hon. President: Lord Strathcona and Mount Royai,, G.C.M.G.  President: R. B. Angus, Esq. _ ���������  Vice-President: Sir E. S. (Houston, Bart.  General Manager: II. V. MKRRDITH, ESQ.  Branches in London, Eng, {������'������&!} New York, Chicago  Buy aud Sell Sterling Exchange aud Cable Transfers. nfG������i������tConiuierc������al and  Travellers' Credits, available in any part of the world. .  SAVINGS BANK DEPARTMENT I"r.^.������Iot,,t'  Greenwood Branch  .- G. B. Winter, Mgr.  For Saw-?���������A five horse power  motor.   Apply at Ledge office.  For Sale. ��������� One team of  horses, Fercberon bays, three and  four years old. Well matched,  and weigh about 1,350 pounds  each. Apply to O. P. Olson,  Ferry, Wash.  A NEAR SQUEAK  On Monday, while playing  near the postoffice in Phoenix,  a nine year old boy named Wilfrid Docksteadcr was struck on  the head by a flying rock  from the Granby mine. It probably would haye killed him if it  had not struck thc diamond drill  building before falling on thc  boy.  George .Wellwo'od   is   driving  the Mother Lode stage. ,     '. ,  ,   G.  B,. Taylor  will spend his  holidays in New Denver. . -  -   S.  M. ��������� Johnson   is  surveying  farm lands near Bridesville,  Huckleberries'are plentiful in  the hillsaround Greenwood. ���������  Bohn.���������On July 31st; ���������* to Mr.  and Mrs. Green,-a daughter.  During July,-in Grand Forks,  $14,378 was,paid in for taxes. -  'Some muckers - in ''.'.Phoenix  carry two dinners in.one pail.  .Fancy ham and bacon, 20/cents  a pound at Brown's, Ferry, .Wash.  - Owners of. autos have been  notified to put uuinbers\on their  cars.  - Archie Aberdeen has returned  to bis summer home at Brides-  yille. '  ' 'It is rumored that some day the  Granby will build a* smelter at  Greenwood, *   .  Deer, bears and beavers are  quite numerous in the vicinity  of Greenw00(3>  Recent, tourists have" declared  that Greenwood has*., the purest  air in the'world. *  ' Sami Johnson has, not yet received his pay. for fighting the  Fenians in 1866.     *      /  ,  Allen Keating and Miss Mollie  Fredericks were married in Phoe-*  nix last Thursday.  M. L. McCarren was in town  yesterday. He is 89 -years old,  and weighs 230 pounds.  Buy Apex Open Kettle Rendered Pure Lard, $1.50 per 10 pounds  at Brown s,* Ferry, Wash.  The police have received" stric**  orders to make the "Doukhobors  obey the laws of the land.  Payday will-occur-this -week  and the police should keep'a lookout for real estate peddlers.  Dan Owens .and Hugh Johns  were fined ������10 each last week for  furious driving in the streets.  Mrs. Angus Graham has been  ill for several, weeks and is recovering her health very slowly.  Near Westbridge last week Mr.  Fillmore fell from a barn that he  was shingling, and injured one of  his legs.  Dan McLeod was ordered to  leave town last week. He had  been drunk and disorderly and  was broke.  ��������� For the next month Mrs. W.  Lakelaud will sell goods' at a  reduction .of 20 per cent, from the  usual prices.  J. L. Watson has resigned as  principal of the public schools.  The schools will re-open upon the  26th of August.  The Jim Hill mustard plant  has taken Grand Forks by storm  and not a hand descends" to pull  it out by the roots.  H, Farquharson is in hospital  suffering from blood poisoning.  He pared a corn too close and  neglected it afterwards. *  Mr. aud Mrs. A. L. White will  leave in a few days to spend two  mouths in Oregon. They will  auto from Spokane to Grants  Pass.  Service in the Presbyterian  church next Sunday, Aug. 11th.  7,30 p.'m. Sunday School, and  Bible class at 2:30 p. m. All are  welcome.  Their recent social at the residence of Mrs. ;W. B. .Fleming  having been so successiul, the  Rebekahs intend holding another  in September,  Gold has been discovered in  some dead chickens at Grand  Forks and already some placer  claims have been staked along  the Kettle river.  Last week 75 chickens escaped  or were stolen from Doc Good-  eve's poultry farm. Since then  14 of them have voluntarily returned to the scenes of their  youthful days.  Andrew Tunney has been pronounced insane and will be taken  Miss Macgregor representing  the Womans' Foreign Missionary  society of the Presbyterian church  in Canada,will address the Greenwood congregation, next, Sunday,  August, lltb, at 7:30 p. m. ' All  welcome.  Edward Sutton, who imagines  that he is au undertaker, has  been adjudged insane and will be  taken to'New Westminster this  week. - Sutton owns a ranch  near Midway and has a wife and  two children.  R. Roberts, manager of the  Jewel mine, is in the hospital."  He got too close to the high  voltage wires _in the Jewel substation and the juice jumped over  a foot and burned one of his  hands and a foot.  J. A. Manson and others have  pitched a tent above the mosquito, line and are reveling at  nights in the delight ot living  under canvas. 'No full bottles  are allowed in the camp, which  has been called the Abode of  Love.  At the annual meeting of the  Fire Brigade on Monday evening  the following officers were elec*  ted:   C.  P  Ted McArthur, vice-president;  Grey Pond, secretary; N. McLeod,  chief; E. Clerf, first assistant  chief and .Ted McArthur, second  assistant chief.  The Granby smelter at Grand  Forks, has dumped large quantities of slag into the north fork  of the Kettle river. Since the  water went down in the main  river this slag has formed a bar  two acres in extent in the rear of  the old site of the Yale hotel,  and diverted the course of the  stream, so that the water is cutting away valuable* ranch land  on the east side' of the river.  Fish caught in the river are full  of slag behind the gills.  John Lindsay, * while working  ou a railway bridge near Bergen,  had his right, leg broken and  severely cut by a timber falling  on him from a height of 50 feet.  Shortly after being brought to  the hospital gangrene set in and  Dr. MacLean amputated the leg  above the knee, but the patient  died two days later from gangrene. Lindsay was 55 years of  age, and his remains were shipped to Superior, Wisconsin, where  his brothers reside.  1 Western Float |j  IK ��������� *    . ������  Tho Board of Trade in Enderby  has 90 members.  Potatoes were $30 a .ton in Chil*-  liwack last week. " .* "  Joe Kasak has .bought a meat  shop in Hosmer.  Fruit packers and pickers are  needed at Keremeos.  Wong Sing has bought the Star  restaurant in Merritt.  A new grocery store was opened  in Kelowna last week.  Last .week miners were reported  to be scarce in the Siocan.  T. A. Blair of Barkervillo has  gone east for three months.  The new station at Yahk is one  of the finest on the Crow line.  J. B. Radcliff has been appointed chimney inspector in Merritt.  Charley Olsen at ,Ainsworth is  importing wood from Mirror lake.  In June the payroll of the B. C.  division of the C: P. E. was $G40,-  .000.  All food offered for sale in Kelowna is now subject to official inspection.- N  , James D. Sword is looking after  some mining properties near  Barkerville. '    '  ��������� This summer the C.P.R. opened  offices,in Moscow and St. Petersburg, Russia.  Robert Johnson died last week.  He had   lived   33   years   in   the  Charlton,  president; | Nicola Valley.   *.  Car ferries will be used to transport lumber from Ocean Falls to  Prince Rupert.  The first sperm whale of the  season was caught the other day at  Naden Harbor.  There is some talk of reducing  the price of beer in Coleman to  five cents a glass.  It is reported that the Mormons  are buying every vacant farm in  southern Alberta.  The Creston Review states that  Mike Glaser is altering the steps  at DiDg's laundry.  The buildings in the town of  Frank will be moved this month  to a safer location.  A bunch of Chinks in Cumberland were recently fined $15 - each  for smoking opium.  An oil journal is being published  monthly in Victoria. It is called  the B. C. Oil News.  The law in reference to fishing  licences is largely evaded by nonresidents in Kootenay.  The total assessment this year  in Kelowna is $2,499,200 on land,  and   on   improvements, $845,750.  The total bonded indebtedness of  Coleman is $2,000. The property  in that town is assessed at $448,-  380.  It is just 20 years ago since Bob  Cnnning opened the first tavern in  Sandon. ��������� Bob is still in that gulch  city.  The high price of meal; has  driven many ��������� people in British  Columbia to a fruit and vegetable  diet.  The Arlington hotel in Alberni,  has been sold to James McNiff and  John Meagher of Vancouver, for  $25,000.  In Merritt," the Bank of Montreal is putting up a $10,000 office  building. It will be finished in  November.  Next week standard observation  cars of the Canadian Pacific will go  into commission on the state railways iu Austria.  The Empress is the name of tbe  new hotel in South Fort George.  It is about time somebody called  an hotel Panama.  Iu Lethbridge the ladies are discarding long stockings and wearing  men's socks, because they are much  shorter aud cooler.  Recently in Cumberland four  men were fined $25 each for looking at .a gambling game. They  should keep their eyes on town  lots.  George Henderson of Slocan  City, in company with a coal expert, has gone to examine some  large coal areas in the Peace River  valley. .  Tho Kelowna fire brigade has  bought a catching net, one mattress, four lanterns, six chairs, 20  pairs of overalls and one large  dipper.  The fools that point guns in fun  at their friends are not all dead.  George Aston recently lost his life  at Cumberland because his friend  did not bnow the gun was loaded.  Neil McDonald's family haye  again taken up their residence in  Kaslo. At one time Neil was oue  of tho proprietors of the Blue  Ridge hotel, ten miles from Kaslo.  Albert  E.  Johnston,  who  has  up his residence in Nelson. This;  fall he wilLgo into-the woods*with ,  2G teams and 250 lumberjacks.  Thc West Canadian Collieries  has.shut down,its coal mine'and  coke ovens at -Lille, seven miles,  from Frank, for good, and the.  town will soon be deserted. Since  the "coal *��������� strike last summer tho  company has found little' sale for  its coal and coke.  ���������  ��������� "v  The coal miners at Coleman returned to work after a strike lasting four days. The question under dispute is still unsettled, but  will be dealt with by thecomis-  sioner of the Western Coal Opera-'  tors association and the president  of the Miners' Union.  The Empress of Russia, the first  of the sister turbine steamers for  the Pacific service of the C. P. R.  will be launched this month.' It  will be big enough to carry 1,500  passengers and 10,000 tons of  freight. Its speed will be equal to  a little over 20 miles, not knots.    ,  Send for a catalogue of headstones and monuments, made by  the Kootenay Monumental Works,  Nelson, B. C.  .     CARD OF THANKS  Mr. J. H. Methot and family  wish to thank all those who showed  so much kindness and sympathy  to them during their recent sad  bereavement.  Likes the West  "The Canadian West is a wonder  ful country, pregnant with great  possibilities, and contains a happy  and prosperous people," said H.  M. King, chairman of the London  and Dominion Trust Company of  London, England, who has been in  the west for Bomo time in his capacity of president of the Alberta,  Peace River and Eastern Railroad.  The railway is projected to run  from Coutes, on the American  border, up the Porcupine Valley to  the east end of Lesser Slave Lake,  with a 6pur line between 300 and  500 miles long to Edmonton, a  branch east to the Hudson Bay and  west to British Columbia and the  Pacific Ocean.  "The wonderful development in  the West led us to buy the charter  for this railway in London, and  we will commence construction  just as soon as the ice breaks in the  spring. --The farmers in tho west  are gradually beginning to realize  the necessity of mixed farming, and  the farms in consequence are becoming more profitable every year.  The West should also be a very  large fruit-growing district."  CITY COUNCIL  The Council met on Monday  evening.  Aldermen-elect MacLean and  Dixon having made the declaration  of office took their seats.  The annual report from the Fire  Department was received and fyled,  and instructions given to have all  alarm boxes and hydrants inspected and reported on at the next  meeting.   The fire chief was instructed to  make a quarterly report in accordance with  the bylaws.  The report of receipts and expenditures for July was received  and fyled.  A letter was received from R. N.  Loring offering to sell a bond guaranteeing to bold the city harmless  from loss due to accidents to the  public caused by defective sidewalks, falling signs, etc. The  letter was tabled.  Aid. MacLean was appointed  chairman of the Health, Cemetery  and Pound committee, and Aid.  Dixon was assigned to act on the  same, in addition to the StreetB  committee.  The following accounts were  ordered to be paid: Electric Light,  $123.25; G. Clerf, $S.50; Adams  & Brown, -11.05.  It was decided to lay a water  pipe at once to block Q,, and the  matter was left entirely to the  Water committee.  The city clerk was granted leave  of absence from the 8th to the 17th  of August.  The Council adjourned to meet  on August 19th.  Do mo the favor to deny me at  once.  A truly great man  will neither     ,,..������������������..,   ���������.  ,  trample on a worm nor wicak to an been logging in the vicinity of En  Emperor. 'derby for 13 years, will soon take  OBITUARY '  Mrs. Katherine Spencer, wife  of J. H. Methot, customs officer  at Myncaster, died in the hospital last Friday after an illness  of four days. She had been in  poor health for four years. ^The  deceased lady had been a resident  of Greenwood and Myncaster for  eleven years and was highly respected by all who knew her.  She is survived by her husband  and two children. She was born  in Owen Sound, Ontario, and  was a daughter of the late George  Spencer, who for many years  was police magistrate at Owen  Sound. The funeral took place  on Sunday and was largely attended by friends from Rock  Creek, Myncaster, Chesaw, Midway and other places. Owen  Sound, Ottawa and Monlrci.1  papers please copy.  >.'Cj$IL  "��������������������������� .'-������������������' '^iMiu  ���������������������������-'���������'.������$$]  "  ..; -," 'twit  i    ' f'l'-Ys''  . '. ��������� r<?;  .     u"1 f 1  ������������������ -7 " [  fobv*S:5lW-fl^  ^sM"s^������***iSaKS V nfr VtjnSvtir *>-������w������{BA**������V!*ieT*^i������i������-.������������������*!Ld/, ���������THE   LEDGE,   GEEENWOOD,   BRITISH  COLUMBIA.  THE  LEDGE  Is located at Greenwood, B. C, and can be traced to many,parts of  thc earth. It comes to the front every Thursday morning. ^ and  believes that hell would close up if love ruled the world. It believes  in justice to everyone; from the man who mucks in the mine to the  king who sits on 'the cushions of the throne. It believes that advertising is the life of trade; and that one of the noblest works of  creation is the man who always pays the printer.  The Ledge is $2.00 a year in advance, or $2.50 when not so paid.  It is postage free to all parts of Canada, Mexico, Great Britain and  the county of Bruce. To the United States it is $2.50 a year, always  in advance.  R.. T.   LOWERY  EDITOR    AND    FINANCIER.  GREENWOOD, AUGUST 8, 1912.  A blue mark here indicates that your Subscription has  become deceased, and that the editor would once moro  like to commune with your collateral.  A pair in tlio hand is worth two  in the deck.  Tun early bird does not   always  catch* thc Collins.  In every lino  ot business   there  are more   cliubbers   than   whales.  Tiirc war scare has not yet effected tlie price of Bologna sausage, or  Limburger cheese.    .  When- speaking of cash remember th.it there is a difference between, In and Up.  Some people think that they are  smart, when they aro just moan.  A yellow dog gets his color from  his parents, so be easy on the dog.  A-bout tho only thing that money  will not buy is happiness. He who  is happy is rich, and has the earth  by the whiskers on a down bill  pull.  Wr drive card-sharpers out of  the country, and let real estate  sharks come in. All of which goes to  prove that our wisdom is only skin  deep.  Tiik country papers are still  being flooded with free publicity  schemes. This nuisance will cease  when all editors become wise to  correct business methods.  around the building, with a tunnel  connection to the wet grocery on  the other side of the road. It is a  coal camp but wood in short chunks  is still adored by the populace. Ed  Clark has recently captured Peck  MacSwain, and although tho water  is full of alkali Peck is bearing up  bravely, and is firm in the belief  that a water wagon is eminently  superior to a cushioned beer tank.  With Ed and Peck hived in the  same office the Arizona Kicker of  B. C. should ere long paint a halo  over the Tulameen that will cast  the stars into the discard. It has  been reported that" a full bottle had  been discovered underneath the  Courier office, but we are positive  that this is but an idle rumor.  Sods is the name given to cheap  keg beer that is sometimes sold in  this country. It is poor slop owing  to the deleterious ingredients that  are used in its manufacture.  Some people think that hell is a  myth, but they should withhold  their decisions until England and  Germany run their armies face to  face, and turn on the machine guns  Awav back east the other day a  bull derailed a freight train by disputing tho right of way with the  cow-catcher. He was not Irish,  but lost his life by being bull-headed.  Some scientists are trying to  make human beings by chemical  action. If successful the process  would be of little use, as the world  has not yet grown tired of the old  method.  In all unincorporated   places in  this district, the police have issued  orders that baseball must   not   be  played on Sundays.    It might   be  that tho fans make too much noise  and   have   been     disturbing   the  prayers and dreams of   those   who  think that one day   is   more  holy  than the others.    The police   have  not yet stopped joy riding, fishing,  hunting,   walking,   laughing,  the  ringing   of'bells,   or    tooting   of  whistles on the holy day.    We can  still eat, drink   water,   and   chew  gum on the Sabbath, so we should  rejoice that we have some freedom  left, although   eventually   history  may repeat itself,   and  the "Blue  Laws" again  become   prominent.  It is a serious   question   to   trifle  with the freedom of the people,  in  matters that cause no moral, mental or physical harm.    Exercise in  the open air is no   more   sinful on  Sunday than on any any other day  of the week, and to seek   its   prevention is a step in the   wrong direction   The people who   have  a  mania for Sunday observance along  the lines that   they   imagine   are  right, should^ try   and   remember  that co-ercion does not   win many  souls.    No cause is helped   by oppressing that which is harmless.  By advertising you educate the  public as to who you are, where  you aro, and what you have to  offer in tho way of skill, talent or  goods. The man in these modern  days who does/not advertise is only  half alive, and is of little use to the  community in which he toddles  around to save riding in a   hearse  Ovek in Coalmont the Courier is  still coming to the front, somewhat  belated, but always large and full  of cayonnic paragraphs. The editor has recovered from hiB recent  shock, but has not fortified the  office. He will probably do this  in a short time by piling cordwood  REAL ESTATE GAMBLING  An Englishman after reading an  editorial in The Ledge about thc  evils of real estate gambling, writes  from Penticton as follows:  "I came out from England last  April.   I was eight days in Toronto and three days in Winnipeg  before   coming    to    Vancouver.  There I  was  for  eighteen   days  before I got work on a fruit farm  at Maple Ridge, where I  worked  over two months.    My intention is  to see something of the fruit growing lands in British Columbia before settling down.   I have bought  five acres in Pitt Meadows, three  miles from Westminster Junction.  Of course that land is not suitable  for fruit growing, but I want to go  in for vegetable growing and market my produce in a new way,   I  paid $1G5 an acre for my land.  On tho other side, of tho Pitt river,  exactly opposite my land, gOOO aro  asked for an acre. Of course this  land is nearer to Coqnitlam and  will be "ripe*' for sub-division in a  year or so���������according to the real  estate man. I have written to an  Ontario periodical about the land  speculation out here in fruit ancl  farm lands, and lie wrote to me  he will write a leader on it. I shall  also write to two weekly papers in  London, England, and if my letters are not good enough, I thiuk  of going back myself and holding  public meetings. My intention is  not to run the country down, but  to warn people against iiivestments  without seeing tho properties.  "I have letters from real estate  men in Regina, Sask., giving the  value oE one and tho same town  lot at $550, 8800, $1,000 and $1,-  200; and of another lot at $150 and  $250. And some of these men are  so called reliable men, in fact, one  of them is a partner in the firm of  McAra Bros., (one of tlie brothers  is acting mayor of Regina.)  '-I thought speculation was bad  in Toronto, but it is nothing if  compared with tho West.  ���������'But where comes the so-called  sound advice in, when a man gets  values of one lot at $550 to $1,200.  I have been a regular reader of the  weekly papers 'Canada,' 'Standard  of Empire and ''Canadian Mail,'  published in London, England, and  I have found out that those papers  favor the buying of town lots too  much. I went from New Westminster to Langley and was surprised at the small percentage of  cleared land along tho B. C. E. R.,  but as long as the speculators ask  $150 to $250 per acre for heavy  timbered land, which costs $250 to  clear, farmers have no.desire to  buy at town lot prices.  "Many Boards of Trade and  leading men seem to break their  heads about the remedies for the  high cost of living. Well, in my  opinion, the high cost of living in  Canadian towns is duo to tho holding up of all the land in and near  the' towns by speculators who  leave the land in a disgraceful  state. Near the towns in England  and all over Western and Central  Europe we find the land close to  the towns cultivated on the inclu-  parsoi slept sound that night.  Early in the morning while Mr.  McDearmid was at his desk, oue of  the elders came downstairs and  complained of having very severe  cramps and asked him if he had  anything in the house that would  give him relief. McDearmid suggested Jamaica ginger, painkiller  and cayenne pepper, but elder remarked that none of theBe agreed  with him. Finally McDearmid  asked him if could take a glass of  brandy at which the elder's face  brightened and he remarked, "It  is just what I was after but I am  travelling with two -good temperance men and I would not want  them to know that I took it." He  got tho necessary decoction aud  went away.  A short time afterwards Mc-  went upstairs and was passing  through the corridor when the  room door of elder No. 2 qu ietly  opened and Mr. McDearmid was  beckoned into the room. The elder  No. 2 said, "I have long drive tonight, Mr. McDearmid. After  reaching Sydney Mines I have 13  miles to go, and would just like a  small flask of whiskey to keep the  chill out of me on the country  roads. If you could get it for me  I would be very much obliged, but  I hope that you won't mention it  to the other men travelling with  me for they are both good temperance men."���������Amherst    News .  sive method. Near London, England and Southend-on-Sea, a great  deal of building is going on on the  outskirts of the cities, but that  does not prevent the owners of the  land to cultivate it or have it cultivated up to the time the builders  take possession of the land, and' so  in every town in civilized Europe.  "Some people will say that the  Canadian cities are growing so fast  if compared with "Europe, but London, England and Southend on-  Sea, I know well, grow faster than  any Canadian city. London is  losing her population in the centre  parts for the suburbs, and so do  nearly all the big English and  Scotch cities."  THREE OLD  HYPOCRITES  We recall a story   told   by Dan  McDearmid of the Vendome  hotel  in New Glasgow in connection with  a good Presbyterian divine and two  elders of his church who   were returning from the Synodywhioh met  that year in Moncton. Their homes  were in Cape Breton but they spent  the night at   the   "Vendome,   and  were to take the   early  train   for  their homes the next  day.   They  sat around the rotunda of the hotel  until rather a late houp, when   the  minister remarked   to  his  elders  that he thought it would be well to  retire, although  for   his  part  he  wanted to read a few. chapters  in  the "Book" before ho went to bed.  The elders took the hint and  went  to their different rooms.   The parson then turned to Mr. McDearmid  and remarked   that  he    did   not  sleep well in a strange bed, and  if  he could give him about two glasses  of Scotch whiskey with a little hob  water and sugar that it aid him in  having a quiet night's  rest.   The  AFTER THE SALOONS  The Rev. Dr. Kramer thinks the  time has arrived to put the saloons  on the hike in Spokane. He said  last Sunday in a sermon that  Spokane has not forgotten the  assassination of her chief of police,  and the saloon must go because it is  inhuman, dishonest aud murderous.  "It is the most auspicious time  to vote on the saloon.' With * the  saloons, tho few foreigners in our  city, the franchise in the hands of  the women and our uncaught and  unpunished murderers from these  saloons, the .time is ripe for the  vote. All these crimes and saloons  go to make perdition sure in Spokane if the saloon stays.  "The saloonkeeper violates every  principle of equity. The Masons,  Odd Fellows, Elks, bonding companies, railroads and insurance  companies have given him the  black eye. The saloonkeepers can  no longer flimflam the people with  their tommyrot. They are trying  to make their business respectable,  but they have sinned away their  day of grace.  "The hottest fight ever initiated  in heaven, earth or hell will be  launched against the -saloon In  Spokane this fall. I know we cannot make the people good by legislation, but in the name of God, let  us not legislate to make them bad.  The saloonkeepers of Spokane had  better hunt another job."  kitchen to the lunch counter is the  road toperditicn.' Gaily furnished  hotels are but houses of temptation  for the girls who keep them in  order, overworked, underpaid, and  poorly housed. Poorly fed waitresses and chambermaids, forced to  slave, subject to the insult of patrons, will sooner or later travel the  path to ruin. These are the facts  as found by charitable women,  who acting as detectives for the  Juvenile Protective association,  delved beneath* a smilling surface,  and found sorrow and suffering.  Even their report turned over to  Edgar T. Davis, state factory inspector, might have remained a  secret had he not prosecuted numerous restaurant keepers upon the  strength of their findings.  The resume of tho investigation  now has beon issued. According  to these reports the ten-hour law is  unknown to hundreds of women  because their employers intimidate  them by threats of dismissal should  they discuss their work.  "The majority of girls who work  in hotels go wrong sooner or later,"  is one. of the assertions of the  association's report, aud it is lacked  by the statements which all go to  the fifty hotels investigated. Reports ou the seventy-two restaurants visited are no less emphatic on  this score.  H. W. Farmer & Co.,  .REAIv ESTATE,  Rock Creek, B. C.  co., i/td.  Jv J*** i5* *3** id* ������J* ������J*5 id** upt *9*������ tK id* iS** t3* *3"-5 Jr* t^  ������������������*  *>  *>  Leaves Mother Lode  9.30 a. m.  6:30 p. m.  "���������       Leaves'Greenwood  2:00 p.   ni.  8:30 p.  in.  Saturday last stage leaves  Mother Ivode 6 p. m. _ Returning*,  leaves Greenwood 10 p. m.  "J  'i3* t$v&t$v������&$Ji%t$Jfi^t������&&&&&  WESTERN - - HOTELS.  NKWMARKIST   HOTEL  Is the home for all tourists and  millionaires visiting-New Denver, British Columbia.;  . A. JACOBSON, Proprietor.  Tn������   PROVINCE   HOTEL    .      *"  Grand Forks., is a large threo-  story brick hotel that provides  the. public with good meals and  '.. pleasant rooms. A new building  but the same old rates.  Emll Linden, Proprietor,  THK   KASLO   HOTKt  Kaslo, B. C���������   is a - comfortable *<  .   homo for alir.who travel to that  city.  Ooolcle & Papwortn.  -  Greenwood Office  <*-*, NORDEN    HOTEL  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  siiBunitooKx: house  , Nelson; B. C. One minute's walk  from C.  P.' R   station.   Cuisine  unexcelled; Well heated and von-'  tilated.'  ' LAVINGE & DUNK, Proriletors. .  TRKMONT   HOUSE  Nelson, B. C, is run on the Am-  ���������. erican and European plan. Steam  heated rooms. All white labor.  Special attention paid to dining  room.  RniiHome Sc Campbell, Props.  TULAMEEN HOTEL  Princeton,'B.  C.  is the   headquarters  for. miners,   investors  and railroad men.   A fine loca-  ��������� tion and everything* first class   -  KIRKPATRICK & MALONE, Proprietors.  liUIDKSVJLI.K   HOTKL.  BrWosvillc, 11. C. Provides excellent  accommodation for - tourists and travellers. Fresh Eggs and Butter. Special  Irish Whiskey.always on hand.  THOMAS   WALSH,   Proprietor.  Frank Fletcher  Provincial Land Surveyor,  Nelson, B. C.  ������������������C**!'-****'*^*^  your Razors Honed |  and Your Baths at |  FRAWLEY'S f  BARBERSHOP  GREENWOOD. '  J. R. CAMERON,  Leading Tailor of the Kootenays.  KASLO,    B.   C.  LAKKVIKW   HOTEL  in Nelson, B. C, employs all  white help and is a home for the  world, at $1.00 a day.  Nap. Mullette, Proprietor.  HOTEL CASTLEGAR, Castlegar Junction. All modern. Excellent  accomodations for tourists and  drummers. Boundary train leaves  here at 9.10 a.m.  . W. H.  CAGE, Proprietor  GRANITE CREEK HOTEL  Granite Creek, B. C. Headquarters for miners, prospectors and  railroad men. Good stabling in  connection. Tasty meals and  pleasant rooms.  H. GOODISSON. 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, Re-,  ��������� - liable information will be given  investors and working men.  ANTON WINKLER, Proprietor.  GREENWOOD and  MIDWAY STAGE  Leaves Greenwood for Spokane  at 7 a. m., and for Oroville at 2:30  p. m. Charles Russell.  Greenwood City -Waterworks Company  tfjtjtjtjtjtjtjtjtjtjtjtjtjtjtjtjt  j .. *  THOMAS  CLOTHES CLEANED  PRESSED AND REPAIRED  s TAILOR - GREENWOOD  j? *? s*?*r tP # t? vf t? je- & jp *������������������ u* jp jp jp  Baggage transferred to  any part of the City. Furniture moved to any part of  the District. General Dray-  ing of all kinds.  SIDNEY OLIVER.  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.  ALGOMA HOTEL  Deadwood, B. C. . This hotel is  tvithin 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. This hotel is new, comfortable  well-furnished,and is close to tfre railway  depot.   Modern accommodation aud sani-  < pie rooms.  SUMMERS & WARDLE, Proprietors  A BIG PRICE  The following despatch proves  that the oast is still alive, and that  values in Montreal are still going  up:  "The Mount Royal Hotel property at the corner of St. Catherine  and Peel streets was sold recently  for 81,252,550, or at the rate of  8G5.50 a square foot. The property  has been purchased from the Mount  Royal Hotel Company by a syndicate of three, one of tbe members  being a well-known local financier,  and another one of Toronto's leading financial men.  This property was originally the  sight of the Hamilton Stores, and  was owned by Robert Simpson Co.,  who sold it to J. A. Jacobs for  8480,000. Mr. Jacobs in turn sold  it to Messrs Carrick, Limited, for  8650,000/ who resold it to the  Mount Royal Hotel Company for  8850,000, and the latter have now  sold it at an advance of over $400,-  000.  IARMI is situated on the West Fork of the  Kettle Aver, at its junction with Wilkinson  creek, 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* Penticton, 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  Trail to Hades  Chicago.���������Tho path  from  CARMI   TOWNSITE  CARMI,      B.    C  i  !  y\i  wtmsiimimmiMmBtMmtgsgmm  A tt  THE   LEDGE,   GREENWOOD,   BRITISH   COLUMBIA.  TEMPERANCE      ' |  is all right if shorn of humbuggery.  Too much water'drinking is just  as injurious as too ihuch liquor or  anything else;  OUR PURE WINES  AND LIQUORS      ,  ; are medicinal if not abused. Every  ' household should have a moderate  , supply of pure wiiies or liquors in  the closet for emergency���������either  unexpected' visitors or sudden illness, when a drop' of pure liquor  in time may forestall all. necessity  for drugs.  | -greenwood Eiquor (Many, Imporfcrs, -erecnwooa, B, g. v  ���������S-*K'������:������x*������X'-<**<~x������*^^  , 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 Cp.  WATTSBURG, R C; - PROCTOR, B, C,  c  r  f  f  \i  ���������I-  I  ���������n  I  M  \>  i  Dealers in Fresh and Salt Meats, Pish   \.  and Poultry.     Shops in nearly all the  towns of the Boundary and Kootenay.  COPPER STREET, GREENWOOD, B.C.  i  t  ���������1-  &  ������--------'^5---^S**-*^^  Newspaper Law  1���������A postmafcter 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 its not being taken.  Any , neglect to'do so makes tho  postmaster responsible to the publisher,for payments.  2���������If any person orders his paper  discontinued he' must pay all  arrearages, or the publishers. may  continue to send it until payment  is made, and collect the ��������� whole  amonut whether the 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 the pay,  4���������-If a subscriber orders his  paper stopped and the publisher  continues to send, tho subscriber is  bound to pay for it if he takes it  out of the Post Office. 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.  LAND OP IiEVOLUTIOJrS  ^mnnnmnimmmminmmmmmmmnmimimiimmK  I Greenwood to Phoenix Stage 1  s~      ���������*.  Leaves, Greenwood Daily at 3 p. m. 3  ,s~ Arrives Greenwood Daily at 10 a. m. 3  Cr; GREENWOOD OFFICE  CLUB CIGAR STORE-***3  | H.   M.   LAING,   PROPRIETOR .3  iiiiiaiiiiiiiiiaiiiiiiiauaiiiuiiiiaiauiuiiiiiiaaaiiiiiiiiai^  ���������^���������������������������ee������90o������������e������M������o������������������e������������������������o������������oooe������������aoeoe������������������������aa������M  ANALYSIS OF WATER.  Chlorine    8.14  Sulphuric Acid  363*43  Silica    74-29  Lime  84.57,  Alkalies as Soda   5.91  Magnesia   232.00  Lithia 86  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 ol baths  at Halcyon will cure nervous  and 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. Postoffice, express and telegraph offices in connection.  tialcyon, B. g.  I OJilliam Boyd, Proprietor,      ���������     ���������  9^9m*WLW9m9*99a9999999W9999n9999m99*999+m+9999<  999  LEDGE ADS. BRING RESDLTS  SfflOKi  ��������� on  Mountaineer and Kootenay Standard Cigars.    Made by.,  J. C. THELIN & Co., NELSON.  Don't Be HOODWINKED  WE NEVER CHANGE BRANDS  AREA I QUALITY  The BRILLIANTES  Are the Best Clear Havaaas In Canada  Made by Union Labor in the beat Hygienic Factory In the country.   Call for  them and get value for your money Instead of rope  WILBERG & WOLZ. Prop. B.C. Clear  Factory, New'vVestmlnster, B. C  ASSAYER  E. W. WIDDOWSON, Assayer nnd  Chemist, Box 111108, Nelson, B. C.  Charges:���������-Gold, Silver, Lead or Copper,  $1 each. Gold-Silver, or Silver-Lead,  $1.50. Prices for other metals: Coal,  Cement, Fireclay analyses on application. Tlie largest custom assay office in  British Columbia.  STARKEY & CO.  nelson, b. c.  wholesale  dealers in  Produce   and   Provisions  .xcursion  To principal points in Eastern  Canada and United States  Tickets are First-class" and will be on Sale  May 17.18.24. 29: June 1,6,7,8.13,14,  15,17,18,19, 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, KB  120.00  St. PAUL,  60.00  CHICAGO  72.50  NEW YORK.... - 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. REDI'ATH,  Ticket Agent,  Greenwood, B. C.  j. a. Mcdonald,  District Passenger Agent,  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 tlie benefit of their several communities,  what are the business men and  people doing for the news-papers,  for the latter cannot exist on words  of praise alone. The best booster  a town can have is the local paper  and 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 glance at the advertising colums of the local papers  should give an outsider some idea  of the town's business 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 the ont-  Bider 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 aud general good should advertise regular;  ly in the local papers, even if he  only takesan inch spacer  The local newspaper should be a  business directory of the town.  The town has, however, several  good advertisers who constantly  keep themselves and their town to  tho front, and their evample should  bo generally followed.���������Ex.  More Rebellions  Have Taken  Place  In China than lu any other  .   ! Country on Record.  There ��������� are ��������� probably more revolts  rebellions'-and revolutions recorded in  the annals of China than can be resurrected.- from the histories of all the  nations of the 'we������t.y' ThiB Is partly  because'' Chinese ��������� annals of an authentic character go back much further than western annals ancl partly  because the Chinese', Inoffensive and  docile though they seem, are predisposed *'t.o  insurrection.  The tendency has persisted since  the ��������� first of 'the'-- eighteen emperors  of the Ilia dynasty mounted his  throne'away .back in the dim mists'  of antiquity-when the early Pharaohs  were building their temples by the  Nile and erecting their pyramids in  the  desert.  The Ilia dynasty issued from 2205  to 1766 B.C., when it was overturned  by the Shang,' or ' Yin, dynasty, an  equally active race, which ruled until  1122 years before the Christian era.  Disaster "overtook the Shang Emperors at last, from a rising of the  people under the banners of Chou,  although Rome had not been built  and_ the, Greeks were still scattered  tribes when thoy gave' way to the  princes of the Ohou line. A protracted period of liarest followed. ,  In many respects the greatest of aill  the Chinese Emperors, Kubla Khan  began his reign in 1257, and hold the  throne until his death in 1294. In  these years tho nation was more Illustrious and powerful than ever before. A succession of Mongol emperors followed Kubla Khan, principally remembered for their sanction  of the Introduction of' Christianity.  In 1368 the MiDg dynasty was proclaimed upon the ashes of the political  structure built up by'1 the warlike  Mongols, and It. ruled', successfully  until the Manchus of the North, the  fierce, well-bull* hiill Chinese, swept  down upon Peking and Installed their  own princes In 1651.  The Manchus have never, been  numerous, and although they have  managed to keep 'their saddles by dint  of cowing the peoples under them,  they have been unable to preserve  absolute order and tranquillity. One  of the first steps they took to impress their sovereignty upon the  country was tho publication of an  edict compelling the people to adopt  tho pig-tail. The Manchus were  horsemen, and the pig-tail was prescribed as a national institution be-  oauee, the Manchus contemptuously  said, the Chinese were of the same  status as their horses. -  Rebellion after rebellion marked  the troubled reigns of the Manohu  Emperors, and in most cases the germ  of revolt was first In evidence in one  or other of the three provinces that  are causing trouble .to-day." Szhe  Chuen, Hu-peh, and Hu'-nan 'have ail-  ways been centres of discord.  \OT SUCH A3J AWFUL WHIRL!  '    ";Most Remarkable Piano.  An artist, Jan van Beers, designed  a piano of a magnificent nature. The  body is of natural wood, the legs and  ornaments being of bronze, chlseflled  and gilded by the.most expert artiste  In bronze work that.could be found  In Paris. Set into the front and sides  are five Van Beers paintings, depicting tiie four seasons and a minuet  scene to the time of Louis Quinze.  Small ivory -plaques line* the cover.  But t*he most remarkable instrument  In the world is that known as the  "Napoleon piano.'* It was built to  1808 by the famous House of Erard  to the order of the Emperor. Its  keys are of mother-o'-pearl and  tortoiseshell, the case is of��������� rosewood,  and there are five pedals, working  drum, cymbal and triangle attachments. It was a present, given by  Napoleon to Josephine, and many  years later the Empress Eugenie took  great delight in playing upon it. When  the Tuilerlea were sacked the piano  ���������was stolen; it was eventually recovered and put up to auction, when It  waS"bought by a representative of the  Urm who originally built the to-  Btrument  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. The  personal expenses of Columbus and  bis officers were $400, and $125 a  month sufficed for the crew, so that  $4,400 was spent for the expedition  during tho time that the voyage  lasted. The armament of the little  fleet cost $2,800. The cost of discovering America was about $7,600  all told.  "Nervousness in Children  Nervousness takes many forms, and  parents should be on the look-out for  any signs of it in a growing boy or  girl. For it usually Indicates that  something is wrong ��������� the child's  work or play, or companions, or food,  or general health. To trace it to its  Teal tsource sometimes needs both  great tact and much firmness on the  mother's part, but no trouble must be  Hpared to remove the cause, as excessive nervousness in childhood may,  later on, reappear in a very serious  form.  Scolding is, of course, the worst  possible treatment for nervousness of  any kind, though excessive sympathy  is almost as bad. The child should  be made to understand that his fears  and shyness are the results of ill-  health, and must be conquered hy  will-power duly accomplished by  nourishing diet, plenty of sleep, and  plenty lof enjoyed exercise out-of-  doors.  Playing: His Cards  It was the custom of Mr. Cameron  to fall into an easy attitude wherever  he might be. This habit led to an  occasional dialogue of a spicy nature,  and tho dialogues led to a small  square package which Mr. Cameron  presented to his wife ono night,  "What In the world are those?" inquired Mrs." Cameron, as the unwrapping of the package revealed a few  cards neatly marked, '.'For Use," and  two or three dozen marked, "For  Show."  "Those, my dear," said Mr. Cameron, "aro for you to attach, by the  small pin on the under side, to the  various sofa cushions, chair-baoks,  and unoccupied wall spaces in this  house. Then neither my head nor  that of any chance visitor will rest in  or on any object designed for ornament: and once more, even with  Christmas coming every' year, and  your friends as loving and generous  as ever, we shall have a happy home,"  By Cumpbell Raymond  (Copyright by Publishers Press Ltd.)  The' clerks and officials in one of  the smaller bureaus at Washington  would, about now, seem to a casual  visitor,-Co be afflicted with a chronio  grin. Even the somewhat sedate'Chief  sometimes breaks into a solemn  chuckle. The joke -was rather on  them, so they tried to keep It quiet,  but it leaked out, of course. Briefly,  It was nothingness than a grand, red*  paint whirl by the most circumspect  clerk. on Uncle Sam's payroll that  caused that yrin.   '  "Uncle Charlie," as he Is called by  everyone from the Chief to the messenger, la a meek, patient llttlo'man,  weighing about one hundred-and five,  with mutton-chop whiskers, who has  struggled along for fifteen years on a  salary of $1,200. Twelve'hundred dollars does not mean affluence down  ���������there when one has a family of flvo  girls, and Uncle Charlie has always  been seedy.    ,  One by onethe girls were married,  however, and it came about that with  the June roses tho last of Uncle  Charlie's responsibilities as to his  family vanished. For several dayfl  after this event he was observed to  wear a preoccupied look. Slowly his  air of abstraction gave way to one  of determination, and ono sweltering  afternoon, suddenly laying down his  pen, he announced to the man at the  next desk that he proposed to have ft  whirl.  Tho news ran like wildfire through  the bureau, and presently employees  began to pause casually beside Uncle  Charlie's desk.  "Say," the office sport whispered.  "You take my tip. Drink about an  ounce of olive oil before you start In.  You will last twice as long." He  winked and went on.  "I wonder what that young man  really meant7" Uncle Charlie pondered.  "I hear that you are going to give  yourself a little recreation, Uncle  Charlie," the Disbursing Clerk said,  and gave him a playful dig In the  ribs. "Of course you know that it is  not exactly regular, but if you would  like to have a little advance, why, er,  I guess we could fix It up between  us."  "That's very kind of you, sir, but  I really don't think I shall need any  advance," Uncle Charlie said, sorely  perplexed.  "Perhaps you'd better leave 'the  number of days blank on your application for leave," Uncle Charlie,"  the Chief advised, meeting him In the  corridor. "But then," he added with  sudden Indulgence, "if you should  happen to overstay the time coming to  you, why, er, we'll Just consider that  you are sick and charge it up to sick  leave."  That was on Tuesday. On Thursday  Uncle Charlie's rusty alpaca coat was  hanging on Its usual hook and Uncle  Charlie was at his old desk when the  rest of the clerks came racing in at  one minute to nine. Uncle Charlie  was chipper and smiling, though his  nose was curiously peeled. The office  sport dropped his hat with its fancy  band In his astonishment, and walked  round and round Uncle Charlie, eyeing  him from head to foot.  "Nary headache, as I live!" he  finally gasped. "Say, Uncle Charlie,  put me wise to that dope, will you?  You look as fresh as a daisy!"  It was no use' trying to disguise  their curiosity, and presently half the  office force, Including the Chief, had  gathered about Uncle Charlie's desk.  "Now, look here, Uncle Charlie,"  the Chief said; "we just want to know  what you did, anyway. , I guess we  sort of���������well, misunderstood your intentions,"  "Well, It wasn't such an awful  whirl, maybe, for one or you boys,  but it was a right smart one for me,"  Uncle Charlie told them, as they  pressed eagerly forward. "You see,  for quite a long while I have had to  look after things about the house ���������  there were always so many little jobs  that the girls couldn't do ��������� and I  used all my leave working at home.  And I wouldn't have felt like being  extravagant while they were dependent on me and required so many  things. But after Louise was married  ���������she was the last one, and their  mother has been dead several years  ���������why, I felt like letting myself out a  little. It was one of the most delightful days I have ever experienced.".  "But what did you do, Uncle Charlie?" they demanded In chorus.  "Why," he said, "first of all I went  down town and bought this red necktie ��������� I've always wanted one," he  added bashfully. "And then I went  out to the ball park, and bought a  bag of peanuts, and sat on the bleachers In the sun, and drank pop, and  watched the game. And say," Uncle  Charlie concluded Impressively, "Do  you know, I really believe it was a  better game than the one 1 saw fifteen  years ago when our home town beat  the Carter Corners' team thirty-seven  to twenty-eight!"  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) I ; fS.oo.  Certificate 0/ Improvement Notice  (60 clays) ;; I7.50  Application to Purchase Laud No-"  tiees (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  w  llMhiuCtr?  '���������������������������V^-SrJ  --������������������AVI  :   r ������������������>a',B  -   '^* "'/I  ��������� Vv#|  '~    "t&\  : ��������� '.*. M\  ��������� ~ ,'">H  1      .*���������*' i  ������������������ 'I,':*;!  " " .'.''-I  EHOLT, B, G  John .JVtel-vellai*  Proprietor,  COUNTY COURT OF YALE.  A SITTING Of tlio County Court, of Yule will  1)0 lioldcn at, tlie Court House, Greenwood,  on Tuesday tlio lotli day Of September, M2, at  eleven o'clock In tlie forenoon.  By order,  AVAIyTER DEWDNEY,  Hceistrnr C. C. of Y.  DEPARTMENT OF LANDS  Water Rights Branch  '     W. C.  -tVKL-GS, Proprlotor.  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  -HOT*E*r_j-  Take notiee that the Board of liivc-iipratlon  actiiifr lnuler Part III of the "W-rter Act" will  meet at llie times ami places hereinafter mentioned to licit* and determine claims to Water  Rights an fitrcams in their respective vicinities,  exlstiiif,' 011 the 12th day of March, 1909:���������  Ou the 6th day of August, 1912, at 4 o'clock in  the afternoon, at Grand Forks.  Ou the 7th day of August, 1912, at 3:30 o'clock  in the afternoon, at Greenwood. "  On the 9th day of August, 1912, at 2 o'clock In  the afternoon, at Princeton. ~^  On thelOth clay of August, 1912, at 4:?0o'clock  in the afternoon, at Keremeos.  On the 12th day of August, 1912, at 10 o'clock  iu the forenoon, at the Govrriin.ent Agent's  oflice, Fairview.  On tho 13th day of August, 1912, at 10 o'clock  in the forenoon."at Penticton.  Parties who- presented claims to the Board in  1910 and have received licences iu substitution  of the records need not present any statement  ot claim.  Dated at Victoria, B. C, the ISth day of June,  1912.  By order of the Board of Investigation.  J. F. ARMSTRONG,  ��������� Acting Comptroller of Water Rights.  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 minin**- and  commercial , men. This  hotel is in the heart of the  city, and close to all the  local commercial and financial institutions.  Parental Tactics.  A worried parent la sometimes  obliged to do something like UiIb:���������  "Pa, what Is a transcendentallst?"  "Have you chained up the dog, as I  told your "Not yet, pa." "Well, do  that, and when you come back I will  tell you what a transcendentallst Is."  While Bobby was gone his nstute  parent dug the needed Information  out of a dictionary.  A man's Ideal woman Is simply one  who believes everything he tells Lor.  Synopsis of Coal, Mining Regulations.  /^OAI/ 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  $ 1 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 not otherwise. A royalty shall be  paid on the merchantable output of the  mine at the rate of five cents per ton.  The person operating the mine shall  furnish the Agent with sworn returns  accounting for the full quantity of merchantable coal mined and pay the royalty  thereon: If the coal mining rights are  not being operated, such returns should  be furnished at least once a year.  The lease will include the coal mining  rights only, but the lessee may be permitted to purchase whatever available  surface rights may be considered necessary for the working of the mine at the  rale 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. \V. CORY,  Deputy Minister of the Interior.  N.B.���������Unauthorized publication of this  advertisement will not be paid for.  J. e. Mcdonald  Proprietor  CENTRAL HOTEL  , PHOENIX.  One of the largest hotels iu  the city. Beautiful location,  fine rooms and tasty meals.'  A. O. JOHNSON  PROP.  Sons of thc King.  The Prlnca of Wales, much to his  disappointment, it la said, Is not destined for a naval career. He may  spend only six months on the 'Hindustan,' and after that enter a cavalry  regiment  The future of the King's next son.  Prince Albert, has been engaging the  King's attention lately, and It is understood that ho will eventually become a midshipman. In his case the  navy will furnish him with a career.  Prince Henry, the third son, Is not  fitted for the strenuous Ufo of a sailor  and he may, after spending some  years at Eton, be gazetted to a cavalry regiment  Is a GREAT THING  TO MIX WITH . .  YOUR BUSINESS .  wammm  About Float.  Float is not a periodical.  It is a book -containing SG  illustrations all told, and  is filled with sketches and  stories of western life.   It  tells how a gambler cashed  in after the flush days of  , Sandon ; how it rained in  New Denver  long  after  Noah was dead ;   how a  parson took a   drink   at  Bear Lake in early days ;  how justice was dealt in  Kaslo   in  '93;   how the ,  saloon man outprayed the  women in Kalamazoo, and  graphically    depicts   tho  roamings   of   a  western  editor among the tender-  feet in the cent belt.    It  contains the early history  of Nelson and a romance  of the Silver King mine.  In  it are   printed three  western poems, and dozens of articles too numerous to mention.   Send for  one before it is too late.  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,  ���������PECO*E3*N*I*X      B.   C.  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  MTIOKAL HOTEL  B. C.  The Really Best House  in the Boundary.  Recently Remodelled and  Strictly Up-to-Date.  Restaurant in connection  OWEN   BO TER  PROP.  NELSON HOUSE  NELSON.  European Plan.  Cafe open day and night.   Bar.  Merchant's lunch 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 the 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 Greeti-  woodand within easy reach of all  the financial and commercial institutions of the Copper Metropolis. Heated with steam and lit  by electricity. Commodious sample rooms. The bar is replete  with all modern beverages and  the cafe never closes. Rooms  reserved by .telegraph.  The Windsor Hotel Co  J. E Cartier, Mgr.  fi^^^i^^T^WiW^^i^^^i THE  LEDGE,   GREENWOOD,   BRITISH   COLUMBIA.  OOOO CK>OO<*KKK>0OOOOOO<K>0O0*0O  |    BOUNDARY MINES ��������� f  OCKJOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOO  Last week the Kawhide shipped  5,507 tons of ore.  Last week the Lone Star mine  shipped GG4 tons of ore.  Last week the Granby mine  shipped 25,002 tons of ore.  Last week the Granby smelter  treated 23,940 tons of ore.  Last week the Mother Lode  mine shipped 0,S92 tons of ore.  Last week tho Greenwood  smelter treated 13,029 tons of ore.  Last week the Napoleon mine  [-hipped .'JOO tons of ore.  Last week the shipments of  blister copper from tbe Granby  smeller amounted to 430,500, a  total for the year of 12,902,500  ponndf*.  A rarload ot ore is being shipped  this week to thc Granby from the  1'iig Copper.  Last week the B. O. Copper Co.  bonded thc. Eureka group of claims  for ������50,000. These claims are on  Eagle creek, near Nelson, and in  ihe past have shipped about 2,000  tons of ore that averaged 5.5 per  cent, copper, 2.1 ounces of silver  nnd .21 ounces of gold. The properly will now be rapidly developed  nnd oro shipped to the Greenwood  smelter.  | Before buying Guns and Ammunition  see Brown,  Ferry,  Wash.  Winchester, Savage, Stevens, Standard  and Remington Rifles. Latest Models  including the "Imp" Savage 22 and  Stevens and Standard High Power Rifle.  Winchester Ammunition always on hand.  'S, - FERRY, -  ^^������������4^sm^������������������^:h>������4^4>4^k������x ^^���������������������������������������������i***********-'  T U N  I  N <3  Jlr. Charles P.. King will visit  Greenwood at an early date. Leave  orders for guaranteed pianoforte  tuning at While's Drug Store.  WATER NOTICE  NOTICE is hereby given that Robert  Williamson of Anaconda, will apply for a  licence lo take and use one-half of u cubic  Toot of water per second out of an mi-  ��������� named spring on his properly, which  flows in an easterly direction aud empties  into Boundary Creek. The water will  be used for irrigation purposes on Lot  1015, T.l\ 70, Sub-division li.  This notice was posted 011 the'ground  on the 13II1 clay ofjuly, i9i2. The application will be filed in the ofhee of the  Water Recorder at Pairview.  Objections may be filed with the said  Water Recorder or with the Comptroller  of Water Rights, Parliament "Buildings,  Victoria, B. C.  ROBERT WILLIAMSON,  Applicant.  000 00000 000000000000000 000  I   li. C. MINING NEWS   I  O ������  00000000000000000000000000  There aro 40 men working at the  "No. 1 in the Ainsworfch camp, and  and a tramway is being built to the  Highland mill.  At the Bluebell mine on Kootenay lake a force of 70 men, are mining and milling about 175   tons of  o *������������������������������������"���������  ore a day.  Zinc concentrates aro being sent  from tbe Standard atvSilverton to  Oklahoma.  Tn the Slocan a deep-level tunnel  is being run on tho   Idaho-Alamo.  Nearly 200 men are working in  the mines at Ainsworth, including  those employed at tho Bluebell,  across the lake.  At the Panama in tho Slocan,  three men are mining and sacking  a ton of ore eveiy day.  J. A. Carter has taken a lease  and bond on lhe Martin group, on  the South Fork    of   Kaslo   creek.  Tho Cork mine on the South  Fork of Kaslo creek will resume  operations in a short time. The  bondholders of the Selkirk Mining  Co. are tak4ug over the   property.  The result ot development on tbe  Bed Elephant group on Hall Creek  lias been very encouraging according to reports brought down from  there by Hughie MacKay, part  owner of the property. The work  this season has besn confined mostly to open cutting and demonstrated that there is plenty of gold bearing rock on the property. In all  of the ore taken out this summer  native gold can be easily seen and  assay averages over 12 feet give  something over $17 to the ton in  yellow motal. Mr. McKay is having a considerable quantity of specimens brought down for exhibition  purposes and it is expected to ar-  rivo in Kaslo shortly. The need of  . such a large gold proposition as the  Red Elephant is transportation.  There is not much improvement in  this respect over a few years ago.  It is true that a splendid trail on  a wagon road grade extends from  Hall creek's junction with the Upper Duncan to the basin in whioh  tho lied Elephant, Bannockburn,  Wagner, and other big prospects  of the Upper Duncan are situated.  But this is by no means all that is  required. Tbe trail between Haly  landing and Hall creek is an early  day one and practically in an impassable condition for pack animals  With a good trail over this section  of the route supplies could be packed in and there is a possibility that  oro could be brought down. In  fact, according to Mr MacKay, it  is intended to pack ore down to  Haly's landing and from there by  barges down the Duncan river and  over Howser lake to Lardo. The  value of the rock is believed to be  high enough to stand even this  heavy transportation charge and a  few shipments would do much to  secure better facilities. Another  thing.badly needed'in the opinion  of those interested in that section  is the continuation of the Dominion  government work of clearing the  snags out of the Duncan to Haly's  landing. This would result in  making the river navigable for a  distance of several miles and would  enable small steamers to ply from  Lardo to the upper river point, and  make it possible for the claims to  ship ore at a   profit.��������� Kootenaian.  THE PEACE RIVER  A big party of prospectors has  made its way through the Rockies  by way of the Yellowhead Pass,  and they are understood to have  searched with the scrutiny of a  line tooth-comb for evidences of the  mineral wealth supposed to lie  within the Rockies at the Yellow-  head.  They have made their way thru  them, and now look for treasures  they hope to find on the prairies  which unfold from the foothills out  of the mountains. They believe  the Peace River country offers  great mineral opportunities. One  of the prospectors said that. people  have not yet begun rightly to  understand what the Peaco River  country really means.  Gold has been found in it. The  party of prospectors now coming  out of the mountains expect to find  more gold in it. The prospector  a graduate of McGill, and a plodder of silent places for ton years,  believes gold will be found there in  richly paying quantities.  Gold is not the only motal hoped  to be found in the north country.  Gypsum has been found near Dun-  vegan. An English syndicate hot  a piece of gypsum land near there  for a big sum, some hundreds of  thousands, a year or so ago. Mica  has been found in the mountains  and more of it is looked for on the  plateau prairies of the Peace. It  is not thought that there is much  coal in the country, but copper,  silver and lead are expected to  to show up. Some day the rarity  of a tin mine in the vicinity of tho  RockioH will be unearthed.  Tn the Matter of Hie Estate of Gorman  West, late or Bull Cieek, Wesl Pork  Keltic River, British Columbia,  Deceased.  NOTICE is hcrebv given that all persons having claims against the late  Gorman West, who died on or about the  Sth day ofjuly, 1912, are required to lur-  nish particulars thereof lo the undersigned, duly verified.  And that after the 1st day or October,  1912, the executor will proceed.to distribute the assets or lhe said deceased  among the persons entitled thereto, having regard only lo the claims of which  he shall then have had notice.  Dated at Greenwood, 1*. C,  tins  25th  ^ of ���������">������������������ ,������,a- A. s. BLACK  Executor  Copper Street, Greenwood, B. C.  \M_ a,  A.I IO  MANUFACTURING JEWELER  The Only Up-to-Date Optical    M~le0rl      R   P  Department in the Interior.    IwlSOn,    D.  \->.  JUST  ARRIVED  Swift's Premium Hams  25c per pound  Extra  Municipal  Wholesale   Liquor  Licence  n o t i c p  Notice is hereby given that on the 2111I  day or Septeniber'nc-xt application will be  made to the Superintendent, of Provincial Police for the grant of au Extra-  IUunicipal Wholesale Licence for the sale  of liquor in and upon the premises known  as the Greenwood Liquor Co., Greenwood,  Ii. C.  Dated this 1st day or August, 1912.  JAMES McCREATH  Greenwood Liquor Co.  In the Supreme Court of British Columbia  In the Estate or Edwaid Gcorue Warren  Deceased  ALL persons having claims against the  estate of Edward George Warren, who  died in Greeuwood, I*. C, on the 41I1 day  of July, 1912, are required to send particulars or the same, duly verified, to the  undersigned, ou or before the 15th day or  October, 1912* and all persons indebted  to the said deceased are required to pay  such indebtedness forth with to the undersigned. Arter the said I5II1 day or October, 1912, the Administratrix: will proceed to distribute thc estate or the said  deceased among the persons entitled  thereto, having regard only to the claims  or which she shall then have notice.  Dated this 31st day or July, 1912.  ALEXANDER W. STRICKLAND,  "Merritt, B. C.  Attorney-in-fact for Wilhelmina Agnes  Warren, thc Administratrix or the said  estate.  It is wise not to seek a secret,  and honest not to reveal it.  L. L. Matthews & Co.  Reduction Sale  In order to make r00m for Fall Goods, I -will  sell all goods from now until September 8, at  a reduction of 20 per cent, for cash from usual  prices, My stock consists of Silks, Satins,  Muslins, Prints, Ginghams and all other kinds  of Dress Goods, Ladies' and Children's Dresses,  Hosiery, Underwear, etc., etc,     X     X  MRS. W. LAKELAND  ���������aiimifflmniinimnmmmmnimmimmmmnmmmmK  *������^- , -**������  Latest in.;,   If  TRUNKS, .VALISES   AND   SUIT l CASES ^OF  X   MANY  SIZES,  KINDS* AND {'PRICES [������X  ������  I P. W. GE0RGE,  B   COPPER STREET      v   -���������'- GREENWOOD,.B;C,:^;.  ^ui'uiaiiiiiiiiiiiiiaiiiuuiiiaiimiaiiaiiaiiiaiaaiiaaiiuiKr-,  I GREENWOOD FEED STORE 1  HAY, GRAIN AND FLOUR  International Stock Foods & Powders I  BROWN   &   ADAMS,   Proprietors,  CORPORATION OF THE CITY OF GREENWOOD  Collector's  List of Lands or Improvements or Real Property Within the Corporation of the City  of Greenwood  To be sold Tor taxes, iuterest, costs and expenses, on thc Sth day of September, 1912, at the City of  Greenwood, B. C, at the hour of 10 o'clock in the forenoon, pursuant-to the "Municipal Clauses Act"  and by resolution of the Municipal Council passed on the 29lh day of July, 1912.  ASSESSED OWNER  Time enough always proves little  enough.  Truth, as some people understand it, is a wonderfully elastic  thing.  Archibald, Ella J   Alston, Charles 1" .*   Barrett, L. S. M   Bank of Commerce and McLean, F.  Baiinernian, D. A. & J. J   Beatli, David    Bunting, Herbert    Cropley, George II   Caulfield, J. J. and Munroe, D. D.  Calgary Milling Co   Desrosiers, John B   Eera, Frank, estate  Granberg, Fritz   Hall, M. D. nnd McDonald, D. A.  Hunter, Robert   Haering, Charles    Hall, Al. D   Longley, Robert C   Mellor, Robert    Mansfield, Lottie   McKwen, Hugh, estate     AIcLeau, Thomas ....*.   McClcery, Greta .  McClecry, Dora .  McArthur, II. II. .  Naden, George R.  Naden, Margaret ....  Porter, W.J   Riuuberger, George.  Ricardo, W. C   Seymour, May    Sullivan, D. J.   .......  Terhnne, George W.  Tees, Samuel   Wood, Robert      Whiteside, Sadie B.  Wartmaii, W.J   Walsh, Thomas   Winnett, Louisa P.  Ward, John H. ......  Zimmerman, A. K.  Lot  I     2  3  3  7  22  I  I     2  14  xy is  9  20  IO  13  8  i  2  II  4  3  S><i6&8  9  io  7  4 5  5 6.  3 4  20  8  9  ii  12  14 15  S^.a  ny 13  3  16  14  4  3 & N.W.  a r  4  9  i  5 to 9  ' 5  15 16  22  6  18  20  20 21  4  6 7  21 22  4 5  4  IO II  16  5 6  5  2  Block  lS  25  6  9  12  47  37  8  8  12  12  B  B  L  B  B  B  C  D  D&2  A  8  18  16  7 W.  20  II  5  IO  IO  IO  5  7  ii  8  8  14  .19  I A&E  A  A  C  C  19  19  7  17  45  16  B  18  K  14  n  6  0  7  59  ii  ii  Map  Delinquent Taxes,  Subsequent Taxes  iii Arrears, aud  Interest.  34  34  21  - 2'  21  34  7������  21  21  21  21  28  28  46  28  28  / 28  28  28  28&57  28  21  21  21  34  34  21  21  2C  2r  21  21  21  21  21  21  21  21  6I&28  6l  6l  6l  6l  21  34  21  34  34  34  28  21  46  21  21  21  46  21  34  34  $ 19 80  11 10  70 40  23 20  99 i������  4 40  1885  27 60  73 80  27 60  n5 60  12,85  8 85  3 5������  6 05  8 80  10 40  17 55  33 65  14 3������  16 75  18 70  885  26 40  15 40  17 55  9 60  118 40  47 35  24 20  26 40  29 50  15 10  14 -������5  25 90  22 00  17 25  6 60  13 25  12 10  16 50  4 40  11 10  6 60  17 55  124 40  885  3 55  885  71 60  19 75  18 75  129 20  19 75  72 05  4 40  155 35  34 10  16 50  14 25  Costs and  Expenses  $2 00  2 00  2  2  2  2  2  2  2  2  2  2  2  2  2  2  2  2  2  2  2  2  2  2  2  2  2  2  2  00  00  00  00  00  00  00  2 00  2 00  00  00  00  00  00  00  00  00  00  00  00  00  00  00  00  00  00  00  00  00  00  00  00  00  00  00  00  TOTAL  2 00  00  00  00  00  00  00  00  00  00  00  00  00  00  00  00  00  00  00  00  00  00  $ 2i"8o  13 i������  7240  25 2o  101 10  6 40  2o85  29 60  15 80  29 60  117 60  1485  10 85  5 50  805  10 80  12 40  19 55  35 65  16 30  1875  20 70  1085  .28 40  17 40  19 55  11 60  i2o 40  49 35  26 2o  28 40  3' 5������  1.7 10  1625  27 90  24 00  19 25  8 60  15 25  14 10  18 50  6 40  13 10  8 60  19 55  126 40  10 85  5 55  1085  73 60  2175  2o75  131 2o  21-75  74 05  6 4o  157 35  36 10  18 50  16 25  O.K. CIGAR STORE  COPPER'STREET, 'GREENWOOD  Cigars, ��������� Tobacco,   Fruit  and Confectionery.  Free Reading Room with  all tho Daily Papers.  J. NMKERVIS -   PROPRIETOR  LOWERY'S CLAIM   }  Dunn-*; tho 37 months that Lowory'B  Claim was on earth it did business all  ovat tlio world. ���������' It was tho most  unique, independent and fearless journal over, produced in Canada. ��������� Political  and theological enemies pursued it witlY  tlie venom of .a rattlesnake' until tho  ffovornment* shut it out of the mails,".  and its editor ceasad to publish it,  partly on account of a lazy liver and  partly because it takes a pile of money  to run a paper that ib outlawed, 'there  aro still 20'differcnt editions of this con:  domncu journal in print. Send 10 cents  and got ono or $2 and get tho bunch;  11. T.'LOWERY,  .'-;. Greenwood, B. C '  By virtue of a warrant given in pursuance of the Municipal Clauses Act and by resolution of the  Municipal Council, under the hand of F. W. McLaine, Mayor of the said Corporation, dated the 29th  day of July, 1912, and of all other powers me in that behalf enabling, I hereby give notice that 1 will  proceed to sell by Public Auction at thc City Hall, Greenwood, on the 5th day of September, 1912, at  10 a.m., the above mentioned lands, unless the full amount of taxes, interest, costs and expenses as  above arc sooner paid. G. B. TAYLOR,  Dated this 1st day of Augu3t, 1912. Collector.  ARG������  THNNEL  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'  ��������� Secretary.  STOP!   LOOK!   LISTEN!  The Reduction Sale at C, F, Stork's Dry Goods  Store has been such a success that we have dc  cided to place in a stock of Absolutely New,  Goods, and we are now prepared to meet the  demands of the people of this country at very  low prices, New Goods will be constantly  coming in, we want your trade and will treat  you right. 1 t 1 :  C. F. STORK,   -   GREENWOOD

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