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 it1-- >_-f- ,>v +rj, ^\if.  !������������������ if **'' -T tT rt* nc  V.!*...-;/- '������������������%*.-  if; ��������� y..!y-,.;v,V*  , - - ,i,*-,lW.''*s'"i  '      T '-*   t J*������       f     J>     a.j"������*V ,  ">  r     '    ,    if, i  >   .. *.v.i'M:  ' -. H. '.  ���������I        ! .  WITH   WHICH   IS   INCORPORATED   THE   BOUNDARY   CREEK   TIMES.  ^ Le^isjet/  MG >JG 19  Vol.   XVIII:  *7cr.  r*v^  r,'i.', ''if.p4  08B  GREENWOOD,' B. a,, THURSDAY, AUGUST 24, -1911.  i*wriiwi{il/<*WinrJ8iiiiiiTlrf  as*  No. 6  Around  ANGLER'S COMPLETE - OUTFIT  *i * / j  ���������-: HAMMOCKS; ���������:������r  ���������r     FROM $3.00 TO $7.50     !,,',    ., "  "BASE ,'BALL . SUPPLIES  Phone 16 ��������� Greenwood, B. C.  Greenwood's. Big  Furniture Store  &^'*rt^/W1rt>Wb&'b/'V&1r'&Q  ' $10 buys a Graphophone, A. L.  White,     v    .     .* s  County Court will be held next  Tuesday. ���������._���������  Max Berger is spending a few  daysin the city. ,  *  , Walter Murray  was in Grand  Forks last week.  Robert Keffer ' has gone to  Seattle for a short visit.  ��������� J. E. McAllister will return to  New York next Monday.  Died���������On August 18. Albert  Frechette', aged four years.  J. M. Millar has sold his Chilliwack paper to C. A. Barber.  Recently a humorist has been  captured by,the Phoenix Pioneer.  T. A.'Love is how managing  editor of the Grand Forks Gazette,  1*'or , Rent���������Furnished houses,  pianos, sewing machines. A' L.  White.    .  We are showing a complete new-  range for fall  SEE THEM BEFORE ORDERING  .    :   Remember that we'carry one of-the Largest Stocks  ,   in the Interior and can give satisfaction every time     ;  '.* '.'as'-1 to"price"and'quality.; ThreeGrades.and Twenty  :* Patterns to select from,   r*        -    *   ;    ^  AtSO CARPETS, CARPET SQUARES & OILCLOTHS  T, M. GTJLLEY :&Co.  Opposite Postoffice.  .GREENWOOD, B. C.  Phone 27  THE CANADIAN BANK  OF COMMERCE  SIR EDMUND WALKER, C.V.O., LLD., D.C.L., PRESIDENT  ALEXANDER LAIRD, General Manager  PRICES SURE  TO PLEASE  W.   ELSON,-  \ MERCHANT TAILOR COPPER ST. jt  CAPITAL, - $10,000,000  REST, -   $8,000,000  MONEY ORDERS.  The Money Orders of The Canadian Bank of Commerce are a safe,  convenient and economical method of remitting small sums of money.  They are payable without charge at every branch of a chartered bank in  Canada (except in the Yukon Territory) and in the principal cities of  the United States. # .  ,   -TheiOrders and full information regarding them may be obtained  onapplication at the Bank. ;   .   ;.  In the event of loss of a Money Order the Bank will, on receipt of  a satisfactory guarantee, make.arrangements to refund the amount of  the lost Order. " "     ' -**232  SAVINGS  BANK  DEPARTMENT.  J. T. BEATTIE, Manager.  Greenwood Branch.  SPECIALS  PASTRY BAKED DAILY AND  ALWAYS FRESH.  Gold Coin Brick  BUTTER  40c a pound     None Better  ���������Mmttfmtiimniiiifflmmnttnimiimtnmmmmiijmnifflii  1 Plumbing arid Tinsmithing I  c������                                                                                                * *^S  S~       Our complete stock of Plumbing and Tinsmith/ 3  ������������ - ing material has arrived and we are now in a position 53  S~   to do all kinds of job work at greatly reduced prices 3  Sz.   in any part of the.city or district, ~2  McArthur & Clerf 1  ^iiiiiiiiaiiiiiiiauiiiaiiiaiiiiiiiiuiiiiiiiaiiiiiiiiiaiaiiuiii^  S=   PHONE  ^        12  6  J P. BURNS & 60. $  Dealers in Fresh and Salt Meats, Fish,  and Poultry. Shops in nearly all the  towns of Boundary and Kootenay.  1.COPPER STREET, flREgNWQOD.4  THE MAIN THING  ABOUT A CLOCK  is the works. Unless it keeps accurate time a clock is worthless.  But you don't need to ignore  beauty in the case in order to  have a reliable clock.  OUR CLOCKS GO RIGHT  AND LOOK FIGHT  We guarantee them to be accurate timekeepers. You can judge  of their attractive appearance.  Isn't it new clock time for you?  A. LOGAN & Co.  GREENWOOD.  B. C.  ROOMS   TO    LET  ~*v  t  1  In tho Swayne House,' Silver  Street. Clean, private and comfortable rooms in a quiet locality  at reasonable rates. Hot and cold  baths free to guests.  If you want to know what Ferry  was like in tho boom days, send 10  cents to tbe Ledge office for a copy  of Lpwery's Claim, of Dec. 1905.  If you want a bargain in old newspapers call at the editorial rooms of  The Ledge.  James Dewar is leaving Phoenix to take a position in Vancouver.        _ ;  E. J. Cartier, wife and child  left on Saturday to spend a holiday in Butte.  At present "there is more coke  in Greenwood than in any other  town in**B. C.    -  W. H. Diusmore has been appointed fire warden for the Grand  Forks district.  The salary of the city clerk in  Grand Forks has been placed at  $125 a month.  Mayor Matheson has returned  to Phoenix after a pleasant trip  to Fort George. *'  In Oroville on Sunday Phoenix  defeated Oroville at baseball by  a score of S to 2.  Mrs. W. B. Fleming has gone  to Dundas, Ontario, to visit her  sister for three months.  .Duncan Ross has been nominated as the Liberal candidate in  the Comox-Atlin district.  W. G., McMynn will return  from his vacation at the coast  about the 5th ofSeptember.  During this summer A. L.  White has sold three pianos in  Rock Creek. He still has a few  left.  For the benefit of his health  George Moore of Eholt is taking  a holiday higher up in the mountains.  Mrs. Thomas Rowe, and Mrs.  W. E. Wilson were visiting Mrs.  Orchard in Grand Forks last  week.  John Moran came in from Dan-  vile last week, to spend a few  days in Greenwood before going  to Spokane.  Lars Hansen died of heart  failure last week aged 69 years.  At the time he was stopping with  his son at Gilpin.  Mike Kane and Harry Bretzins  have left the Steamboat country  and gone prospecting in the  Bridge River district.  Martin Burrell was the unanimous choice of the Conservatives  convention at Kamloops last  week. There were 152 delegates  present.  Mark Nyca has secured a lot  in Lytton, and is building a restaurant. He has for a partner,  Harry McDonald formerly of  Sandon.  R. K. Steven is one of the  wisest real estate men ih Vancouver. He realizes the value of  advertising in Greeuwoods leading excitement.  Judge Williams of Phoenix will  soon embark in the real estate  business in Vancouver. His  clients will always be .able to  reach him by phone.  For Sale���������Five roomed cottage, greenhouse attached, and  three lots 50x110, opposite the  Greenwood-Phoenix tunnel Apply to Harold Woods.  Excavations for the new post  office building at Grand Forks  have begun. Nothing on the lot  at Greenwood yet, except Billy  Nelson's old crap table.  It cost the circus last week $5  for the use of the baseball  grounds. It will probably cost  $50 to put the grounds in condition for again playing ball.  Joe Brady was tried before  Judge Hallett last Friday, in connection with the-death of Joe  Cartier at Rock Creek a few days  ago.   He was discharged.  A few days ago Frits Nelson  fell off his wagon, about three  miles from Westbridge and was  killed, He was drunk at the time  and a wheel passed over his neck.  Thomas Abriel will start a  paper in Nakusp next month. It  is 17 years siuce that-town had  a paper.   The Ledge was moved  from there to New Denver in 1894.  Jack Lucy has been propecting  all summerin Kamloops. Later  in the year he will probably go  up the North Thompson river  and locate a large body of aqua  pura. -  The Phoenix Pioneer states  that the chef' at the .Brooklyn  hotel serves whole pearls in the  oyster soup. Little wonder that  Jim Marshall's hotel is always  crowded.  . Charles Blank went to StLouis  last Thursday having received a  telegram that his mother was  seriously ill. During * his absence Leslie Thompson is acting  as steward of the club.  Gorman West and Ike Crawford  came to town last Friday to buy  the circus, but as the price was  too high they took a look at .the  elephants and went home happy  and full of red lemonade.  In Midway last Saturday Chief  Dinsmore stopped the gambling  game at the circus, and notified  one individual to quit running  around the town in search of  large bills for small change.  Will Mitchell press agent for  the Howe's Circus knows how to  treat the fourth estate. Probably  he learnt the system* from his  father, who founded and ran the  Ottawa Free Press for 36 years.  Norman Morrison has gone to  the Halcyon Hot Springs to get  rid of au attack of poison oak  that .has bothered him for 23  years. During his absence Ike  Goosney is ou the night shift at  the Pacific.  Mr. K. C. McDonald the Liberal candidate will address a public meeting at Midway on Thursday afternoon 31st, and at Rock  Creek in the evening and at  Bridesville on Friday evening the  first of September.  Howe's London Show played  twice in Greenwood last Friday,  and gave general satisfaction.'  Reserved seats were $1.50, and although it costs $1,200 a day to  run this show it did not lose any  money in the Boundary.  In Midway the circus pitched  its,"tents near- the residence- of  Mrs.' Powers. She put all her  chickens in the hen house," but  did not lock the door. Just seven  chickens were missing after the  circus pulled out for Hope, Idaho.  Perhaps the elephants put the  birds in their trunks.  Last week George Gaw was  forced to jump from a burning  car on the Kettle Valley railway.  He was braking on a train run-  nig to Danville, and the fire prevented him from getting to the  other end of the train. He was  badly cut about the face, and it  was necessary for the surgeon to  put in 20 stitches.  At Pinochle Point on the West  Fork of Kettle river, James Blak-  more was killed last Saturday by  a tree falling on him. He lived  less than five hours after the accident. He was clearing right-  of-way for the railway, and belonged to Wilson's camp, No. 2,  The deceased had a ranch between Chesaw and Myncaster.  John Huff returned to Greenwood last Friday after an absence of five years, aud will have  charge of the Windsor hotel during the time Ernie Cartier is in  Montana; John is glad.to get  back to a live town, and may remain here for several years. During his long sojourn in Portland  and other seaport towns he did  not grow a shade thinner.  The three Yope brothers,  charged with killing deer out of  season iu Wellington Camp, came  up for trail last Friday before  magistrate Kerr. The trial lasted far into the night, aud the accused were acquitted. It came  out in the evidence that it was  a fin all bear that they had killed.  One of the brothers admitted  owning five dogs, and the trio  were ordered to kill all their;  canines, as the animals are in the  habit ot worrying the deer, in  and around Wellingtou Camp,  A public meeting will be held  in the Auditorium Greenwood, B.  C, on Monday, Aug. 28th to hear  a discussion on the Reciprocity  agreement and other questions of  interest to the electors. The  meeting will be addressed by Mr.  K. C. MacDonald the Liberal  candidate, and Mr. M. A. Mac-  Donald of Cranbrook, B.. C,  They are both eloquent speakers  and are well versed in the political issues of the day. All are  cordially invited; Seats at the  front of the hall will be reserved  for ladies and their escorts.  ������(HO  IbB  Western Float  Oroville has one case of  fever. " '  There will be a full crop of  apples this, year in, the Grand  Forks district.' In the Okanagan  J the crop will be about 60 per cent,  of the usual propuction. '        ���������    ' -  typhoid     Reindeer are now being taken  into tbe-MacKenzie valley.    Rein-  The sawmill at Canford employs Ideei\. were. taken, into Alaska 13  35* hands  Hedley will celebrate Labor Day  for two days. ,  Huntingdon is in need of a  blacksmith shop.  A "white hope" has been discovered in Abbotsford.  ' John H. Killian has opened a  cigar factory in Oroville.  Jim Jeffries, the ex-pugilist is  hunting for bears in Alaska.  Enderby is shipping its tobacco  crop to Kelowna to be cured.  Th9 Presbyterians are building  a $3,000 church in Blairmore.  The payroll in Stewart for street  work done,in July was 66.900.  Tho county has granted Chesaw  $250 to aid its annual fall -fair.  In the Yukon the open season  for grouse begins on September 1st.  There will be a rock-drilling  contest in Stewart upon Labor  Day.  A sidewalk will be built between  the' villages of Haney and Hammond.  Cougars are becoming plentiful  in. the mountains west of Greenwood.  The hop louse is causing trouble  for the hop growers of the Fraser  valley.  Haney claims to have the largest  payroll of any town on the Fraser  valley.  Bob Evans was   fined   $5 and  striking   a  Blairmore  costs  for  editor.  The Methodist church at Webster's Corners cost $700, and has a  $500 organ  In Trail Betsy Hytton was fined  $10 for allowing her cattle to roam  the streets.  TJp the**Skeena river the settlers  are clamoring for a bridge at Hells-  gate Slough.* . *  In Chilliwack"!''Mr.-"Green was  fined #75 for allowing a dice game  in his cigar store.  . The city of Vancouver mailed  last week 35,000 tax notices.   .The I  postage cost $350. * :  There are 292 telephones in  Kamloops, 586 in Nelson, and 12,-  958 in Vancouver.  Recently 16 Chinamen were arrested in Hazelton for playing fan-  tan over Sam Lee's store.  E. E. Charlson arrived at Hazelton last week with a pack train of  93 mules from the Cariboo.'  At an elevation of 4,000 feet perfect strawberries are raised, on the  mountains west of Greenwood.  years" ago, and the herd in that  country now numbers 600,000.  The I. W. W. organized a union  in Lytton last week,' and will ask  for more wages on railroad work.  The present wages are $2.25 a day,'  and no Sunday work with board at  $6 a week. .  The whaling industry at Naden  Harbor is prospering. They have  caught 200 whales up to date,  which is an average of two whales  per day since the company started  operations. One hundred* and  thirty-five men are employed at  the station. - ��������� , .   (  Joe Cataline the Government  packer has "left Hazelton with 40,-  000 pounds of supplies for the telegraph offices between Hazelton and  9th cabin a distance of 230 miles.  Joe is 81 years old and winters his  pack train at Dog creek, after  travelling 1,325 miles every summer.  The survey' party working under  Mr. Long between Masset Inlet and  Naden Harbor have had a rough  experience. One of the members '  named Hayward cut his foot badly  some ,two miles from camp, and  had to be transported on a litter to  obtain medical assistance. It required the united efforts of 12 men  to convey him to the beach at  Naden .Harbor, the brush being  very thick.  RACKET IN ASHCROFT  CARD OF THANKS  Mr. and Mrs. A. A, Frechette  desire to thank their friends, for  the kindness extended to them during their recent bereavement.  The government has ordered the  city of Chilliwack not to dnmp its  raw sewage in the Fraser river.  In Hazelton the proprietors of  the Ingenica hotel have built a  root house that will hold 300 tons.  Charles Hawthorne of Cheam,  received $176 from a creamery,  for the milk from 12 cows during  July.  Thjs summer the robins have  completely destroyed large quantities of small fruita.on Salt Spring  Island.  N*ine bridges and 160 miles of  wagon roads have been built this  summer on the Queen Charlotte  Islands.  While fishing from a boat near  Trail, James Goddard captured a  young fawn that was swimming  the river.  Owing to. the shutdown of the  Granby the proposed Labor Day  celebration in Phoenix has been  postponed.  In B. C. there is every prospect  of potatoes being poor in quality,  and high in price during the coming winter.  ! In Victoria Frank Watorton  was fined glO for carrying concealed weapons, and- his gun was  confiscated.  It is rumored that 6,000 Douk-  hobors will settle on Anarchist  mountain, a few miles west* of  Greenwood.  Joe Lamb the well-known Yukon  guide and prospector, was drowned  in lake Kluane a few days ago by  the upsetting of a canoe.  The Triangle ranch of 11,000  acres in the Nicola Valley has been  sold for $200,000. Included in the  deal were 50 horses, and 1,700 head  of cattle.  Every evening 9,000 pounds of  milk and sweet cream is shipped  from the Eden Bank creamery at  Sardis to Vancouver.  A black bear recently visited a  ranch near Canyon City and ate  three pounds of butter and two  jars of preserved berries that he  found in a refrigerator.  There was a hot time in Ashcroft last Thursday in which W.  H. DockBtader of Midway took a  hand.   A dozen railway men filled  with liquid disturbance attempted  to capture the town.    The Journal  says that towards six o'clock they  went into the Ashcroft bar "and  owing to their condition, were refused   drinks.    One' husky fellow  used strong language   and   upon  being told to make himself scarce,  picked up a cuspidor   (weighing  about 12 pounds) and whirled it at  the boys behind the counter. Then  he threw a second one of the same *  size and weight,   but neither hit  their mark.    It was then up to the  hotel boys to turn them out, which  they proceeded to do, and rough  house began.   The gang bunched  out into the street and commenced  throwing stones, some oi them hitting the building and a few crash-"  ing through the barroom windows.  Four stones reached the plate glass  mirror behind the bar and completely   wrecked it, together with  a number of glasses standing on the  shelf below.    The mirror will cost  at least $250 to replace and altogether there must have been well  over $300 worth of damage done.  About this time Chief Constable  Burr and Constable Dockstader arrived on the scene.    Joe collared  one   fellow   and   took . him   off.  Dockstader chased another and,a  third took four of the local boys to  hold him.    Joe got back and upon  his   going*   after another   of the  gang   with   Dockstader was   met  witha   couple    of   rocks,    which  though well aimed Joe was able to  dodge.   In all five   were caught  and some were taken to the. jail  in a rig, which was requisitioned  as a patrol wagon.    And before the  court was concluded on   Friday,  four more drunks and disorderlies  were under lock and key.  The worst of the bunch were  given three and six months in jail  at hard labor.  Philistine Pars.  God help the rich the ���������poor can  work!  The man who cried ''Eureka!"  was a chucklehead. Any one who  thinks he has found it, hasn't.  Recipe: Work, smile, study,  play, love���������mix.  A woman can defend her virtue  from men much easier than sho  can protect her reputation from  women.  Think twice, and then recite from  the Essay on Silence.  "Trust the people," said Thomas  Jefferson. "Watch the people,"  said Cardinal Richelieu.  All crime is vulgar, just as all  vulgarity is crimo,  - i  HMEIOiUMHIIMAU  ttSMa  9>������-HMS������ THE 'LEDGE,   GREENWOOD,   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 morniug. and  believes that hell would close up if love ruled the world. II believes  in justice to everyone; from thc man who mucks iu the mine to the  king who sits on the cushions of the throne. It believes that advertising is the life of tra'de; and that one of the noblest works of  creation is thc 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  thc county of Bruce. To the United States it is $2.50 a year, always  in advance.  R.  T.  LOWERY  EDITOR    AND    FINANCIER.  GREENWOOD,   AUGUST   24,    1911.  A blue mark here indicates that your Subscription has  become deceased, and that the editor would once more  like to commune with your collateral.  Ladiueb and the Sun will cross  the lino on September 21.  He  who  does not advertise  lucking in business wisdom.  is  All governments become corrupt  when permitted to remain in power  too long, and should be discharged  by the people every few years.  Of  eyes weighed  down   for want   of  sleep,  Of Greed that works one man for two.  Of coward shifts, of simple zeal;  And when the witnesses appear.  Perhaps the Court of L-ast Appeal  Won't blame it on the Engineer.  L\- Paris this month John W.  Gates died worth $50,000,000 without ever having enjoyed the pleasure of reading Greenwood's leading  excitement. However he can probably get an asbestos copy of it in  the future.        The other day Templeman said  that the -very heavens were full of  Liberals. Does Bill mean that they  are all dead, or was ho looking the  wrong way, and thought that the  bright light was above, instead of  in tho opposite direction?  Ix spite of howls of pessimists  the B. C. Copper Co., still has coke  do burn, and its big stack has not  quit smoking.    This has   been   a  trying summer  for the officers of  the Greenwood smelter,  and they i  deserve considerable credit for the  able manner in which they have  kept   our greatest   industry from  falling into the arms of Morpheus.  In a comparatively short time  25,000 farmers have gone from  Iowa and Nebraska to Canada,  taking with them more than 21  millions of dollars, ancl from other  states of the Union hundreds of  thousands of farmers have migrated into Canada taking with  them many millions of dollars  worth of stock, implements and  household effects. Why is it that  these skilled farmers, who have  had the market of 90 millions open  to them are leaving their own  country, changing their allegiance  and undergoing all the heartbreaks  and hardships inseparable from  founding new homes in a strange  country? The above proves that  all sane Canadians will not tear  down the line fence.  ��������� ���������   BLAME THE ENGINEER  Iii America the people are crazy  for speed and that is one reason why  we have so many horrible railway  accidents. The owners of railroads  are mad with the greed for dividends, and that is another reason  for railway wrecks. The engineers  must drive their trains whether  they are physically fit or otherwise,  and that is another reason for  wrecks. We have ridden on the  front end of many a fast train and  know tho terrible strain engineers  aro subjected to. It is surprising  to us that so few accidents occur.  The following from Life is apropos:  A lurch that flings the rushing train,  A roaring* shock that rips and rends,  The groan.of death, the shriek of pain,  And���������Holy, Holy Dividends!  * The Engineer?   Poor chap, he's killed,  That makes the explanation clear,  A trusted servant, tried and skilled,  We'll blame it on the Engineer.  "Too bad; he served us fairly well,  Of course we gave him ample pay  And worked him through this torrid  spell  Not more than sixteen hours a day.  "His train was late, it seems agreed;  He disobeyed commands   we  fear.  And tore ahead at reckless speed;  Let's blame it on the Engineer."  Some day, some day, the Truth may  leap  In lines of flame across the blue.  Industry's Mortal Foe  What is the goal towards which  [the trusts and trades-unions are  tending with their strenuous efforts  to destroy competition? The only  way to answer this question is to  consider what competition has done  for the world; and what competition has done for the world in  simply everything.  Prior to the dawn of life, progress consisted of a fierce battle of  the elements. Wind warring with  wave, centrifugal with centripetal,  heat against gravity, ��������� integration  with disintegration���������out of all  these came the planet itself, its  seismic throes, mountains and  plains, rivers ancl seas, gulf stream  and tidal ebb ancl flow, changing  seasons, night and morning, and  God saw that it was good.  With the advent of life, the  actors only changed; the plot was  Uhe'same. All that has been done  [came thru struggle. All that  can do anything has been built up  thru struggle,, which' alone gives  strength. In the fight is developed  valor, in the battle of ten for the  subsistence and opportunities that  suffice for only five, are the strong  made strong, are the weak and inefficient eliminated. Do we want  ease? The only path thither lies  over the rough rocks of acquisition  and denial. Do we want eminence?  The price is beating down opposition, climbing the ladder, storming  the heights. Dp we covet character? Only thru temptation comes  strength; thru pain, endurance;  thru suffering, patience.  What gave   New   England  its  leadership in   American   achievement but its fierce Winters and  stony soil and enforced vigilance  against King and savage?* What  made  Germany the first military  power of the globe but the perpetual menace of armed and sleepless  foes?   What made England great  at sea but the hostile fleets that  menaced her isolated island's safe  existence?   What   has   given   us  modern   electrical   appliances   of  power and light but the pressure of  competing interests upon inventors?  What but   the   fierce   rivalry   of  opposing camps has" perfected telegraphy, and steel manufacture, and  coal production,  and gold-mining  processes,  the texture of fabrics,  the attractiveness  of   our  newspapers, the appointment of trains  and   steamships,  the convenience  and  endurance of our buildings,  the excellence of the very clothes  we wear and the food we eat?  . Blind to Nature's way,  we are  dissatisfied and will improve upon  her.   Is one man more expert than  another?   Then he shall join the  union, do no more work than his  lazy mate, and earn no more pay.  Is one factory better equipped than  another?   Then it shall run fewer  hours or close tip altogether.   Fj*is  one railroad a shorter line than its  rival?   Then it shall run on slower  schedule.   Is one superintendent  more deft than another in dealing  with his men?   Then he shall deliver his authority over to an Employer's Association, that all may  share alike.   Then rain shall fall  on tbe just as heavily as on the un  just, and they who work all day in  the vineyard and they who straggle  in at the eleventh hour shall receive  likewise every man a penny.  Socialism is in the air. It has  conquered tho ranks of labor ancl  permeated the schools of learning  and now it marches on tlie erstwhile citadel of individualism, the  clear-eyed and iron-hearted band  of the great captains of industry.  Tho brawney organizers of finance,  trade and manufacture, who have  denounced trades-unionism and  scoffed at tlie sentimental utterances of pulpit as fiction and'ped-  agog���������these, at last, are tired of  competition, and set themselves to  kicking down the ladder on which  all achievement, rung by rung, in  pain and loss and strife, has come  up.  They may not succeed; but if  thoy succeed they will fail, and iu  the crash of that failure will go  down the most colossal ruin of  human history. One civilization  aftor another has failed���������Eygpt,  Nineveh, Babylon, Carthago,  Greece, Rome���������ancl this great  Teutonic-Celtic fabric of mechanical industry may crumble to the  dust as prone as any. In the day  that the competitive system is  thrown away, our doom is sealed.  Without incentive, ambition will  die away. Without rivalry, exertion loses its point. Without competition, improvement, becomes  needless and impossible. Without  struggle, the very faculties  atrophy, purpose flags, nerve fails  aud muscles are enfeebled with  disuse.  When our ���������'harmonizations" become complete, nobody will need  to build new railroads, or improve  facilities, or invent new machinery  or study economy, or reward exceptional' fidelity or energy. We  shall fall to a dead level of mediocrity, stagnation, and then decay.  The agencies that have built us up.  will be destroyed, the props will be  withdrawn. Tho great machine  will revolve awhile on its own accumulated momentum, ancl then  it will stop. And upon the ruins  of what is left the survivors will  erect another system, still imperfect  no doubt, but purged of this insidious error of Socialism. Thru some  such dread experience as this we  may have to pass, for Nature will  make her lessons understood, at  what ever cost is necessary to those  who would set her at defiance.  The process of creation is not to be  reversed because some of the" participants are tired of the struggle.  HARVEY SCOTT.  The Cold Truth  There is always a rising generation. There is always a youthful  world. The aged are mowed down  and sealed up in clay, but above  the mound thero tramp forever and  for ever the battalions of youth.  The spirit of youth is as immortal  as death.  The world is no older than its  rising generation. In the seasonal  changes which wo register on our  calenders, Winter presses fast upon  the footsteps of Spring; but in the  process of-human life the method is  reversed; Spring���������which is youth  with its seeding-timo in brain and  heart, its rebellions and verile dissents���������presses forever on the footsteps of Winter���������which is age,  fallow in brain and heart, with its  ossi fied instincts, in deadening conservatism, its giy philistinism, its  decrepit conformity.  But youth and age are not always a matter  of  years.     Some  minds are born  with   the  crow's-  feet and the wrinkles of a   sapless  conservatism   chiseled     on   their  every move and opinion.. They are  spiritually dead   before  they  are  born.   They are creatures   of   reflex action.    Their religion,  philosophy and manner of life they accept from their elders (their elders  in death) with the meekness   with  which a dog laps food   from   your  hand.   They are incapablejof character.    They never question. They  lie frozen in the  currents  of  the  past.    Flexibility, elasticity, revolution, the daring No ! that   sends  some ancient   lio   a-crumbling   in  the,mind, the flaming  anger   that  hurls its shoulder against the door  of some  forbidden   room  in   the  House of Life and sonds it  crashing to the floor from off its  rotten  hinges���������these things, with their..obscure pains and lightning-shod triumphs, these unconscious enemies  of movement never know.  But the Spirit of Youth lasta  with some thru a lifetime. They  are tho spirits who come to destroy  Without destruction wo could   not  move. Destruction is more important than building. Growth is organic, unconscious, unintelligent.  But destruction always presupposes  initiative, intelligence, anger, virility and moral fibre. Nature knows  how to heal. But in tho intelligence and moral rage there lie the  seeds of destruction. And they are  ever young who question, combat  and give battle to the Past, to that  Past which reaches its fleshless fingers from out of its countless graves  and at the very cradle seeks to  strangle dissent and change.  It is to the rising generation that  the world must always look to be  saved from itself, for out of those  ranks of youth���������youth, which is  the eternal renascence of revolt-  come the-slayers of dragons, the  fowlers of the bats of superstitution  that prey on the human soul, the  accoutered warriors who have forever iu the past and will, in all  times to come draw the sword of  death against Authority, the sacrosanct, ancl tho creeds sputtering  complacently in their seraphic  grease.  The appeal to Youth is the appeal  of the Spirit of Emancipation to  the seed of future civilizations; it is  the cry of the maimed aud tho  crippled individuality of man to  the Siegfrieds of the mind to come  forth and sound the clarions of defiance before the moats and walls  aiid vitrified ramparts of human  passivity. The brain of youth is  the menstruum of authority. It is  for that reason that the organized  superstitions of the world have  always sought to keep the education of the child under their own  surveillance. None knows better  than they the terrible possibilities  of a new idea in a new brain; none  knows better than these fat shepherds the value of early mental  mutilation, of shaping the wax in  the image of old things.  There is no crime like the forcible supression of a soul; there is  no sin comparable to the choking  of ideas in a young;mind. Youth  always feels its instincts and dreams  and thoughts to be right, and' the  solemn dissent of Authority to be  wrong. O youth, fear not your inmost thought! That inmost thought  tho it threatens all the spires and  parliaments and bibles in the world,  is your great Self, the substance of  your character, in comparison with  which all other things are shadows  and shams and decoys.  All greatness is unique; all greatness hews out new paths; all greatness is stoned; all greatness  carries a brand on its forehead and  lives in the shadow of Golgotha.  They passed the hemlock to  Socrates because he said something  too beautiful for throned Stupidity  to comprehend; they burned Bruno  because he taught the sublime doctrine that God was the soul of the  ant as well as of the star; they  threatened Galileo because he said  the earth moved around the sun;  they expelled the young Shelly from  Oxford because he ridiculed the old  Hebraic God with his pharmacopoeia of unthinkable deviltries���������  Shelly, the heaven-cleaving poet,  whose mind was anointed with the  unguents of fairest dreams, whose  soul swam in the chrism of human  love. These were some youths who  dared. They are a few only of the  eagles of the rising generations  long ago gone to dust and worms;  but they dared, and in that dare  was folded the seed of their immortality. HUBBARD.  H. W. Farmer & Co.,  REAL ESTATE,     -  Rock Creek, B. C.  Mountaineer and Kootenay Standard Cigars!    Made by  J. C. THELIN & Co., NELSON.  W.F.  Greenwood Miners  Union, No. 22, W.  F M., meets every  iSaturday evening in Union Hall, Copper street, Greenwood, at 7;  Also in hall at  Mother Lode mino  Friday evenings at 7. . v  BERT de WIELE, Secty  V&V?1?lPl?tf*i'&$'iF%,$'K'VWll?  CITY  Leaves Mother Lode  9,30 a.  6:30 p.  m.  m.  Leaves Greenwood  2-D0. p.  - 8:30 p.  ni.  m.  Saturday last stage leaves  Mother Lode 6 p. m. Returning,  leaves Greenwood 10 p. m.  Greenwood Office  NORDEN   HOTEL  ���������**  **���������$  *���������  *%  *���������!���������������  ������������������*  \������&&jAjXJt^XStjtjtj)tjtjttfjtjt&  Frank Fletcher  Pkovincxal Land Sukveyok,  Nelson, B. C.  Baggage  transferred to  any part of the City. Furniture moved to any part of  the' District.   G-eneral Dray-  ing of all kinds.  SIDNEY OLIVER.  LOWERY'S CLAIM  During the 37 months that Lowery's  Claim'was on earth it did business all  over the world. It was the" most  unique, independent ond fearless journal ever produced in Canada. Political  and theological enemies "pursued it with  the venom of a rattlesnake until the  government shut it out of the mails,  and its editor ceasad to publish it,  pa*tly on account of a 'lazy liver and  partly because it takes a pile of money  to run a paper that is outlawed, "there  are still 25 different editions of this condemned journal in print. Send 10 cents  and get one or $2 50 and get the bunch.  , R.T. LOWERY,'  Greenwood, B. C.  J. Ii. CAMERON,  Leading Tailor of the Kootenays.  KASLO,    B.C.  HAVE YOUR PHOTO TAKEN  .��������� BY��������� :   J. H. JAMES of Greenwood.  nelson, b. c."  wholesale'.  *  ���������dealers in  Produce   and   Provisions  About. Float.  Float is not a periodical.  It is a hook containing 86  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'jdead ;'��������� hbw a  parson took a   drink-��������� at  Pear Lake in early days ;'  how justice was dealt in  .  Kaslo   in   '93;   how  tho  . saloon man outprayed the ,  women ih 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 arid a romance  of the Silver King mine.  In   it are   printed three  western poems,. and doz-,    ;  ens of articles too numerous to mention.    Send for  one before it is too late.  The  price   is  25   cents,  postpaid to any part of the  ' world.   Address  all  let-     -;  ters to*  R. "TV Lowery  "     GREENWOOD, B. C.   '  STAGE   LINE  SUMMER    SERVI C EI  OREENWOOD CITY WATERWORKS  CO.  &������Q9&Q06eQ&e@9BQ9999 &m  The Best Arranged Cigar Factory  O  at the Coast, where the  B.C., Old Sports  and the Famous (Clear Havanas)  BRILLI ANTES?  are turned out in larger quantities  than ever.  SOLD ALL OVER' PROVINCE  Made by WILBERG & WOLZ  New Westminster, B.C.  Stage leaves Oroville Sunday, Wednesday, Friday, at 7  a, m._ returning Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday/ Fare from  Oroville to Penticton, $5.50,  Stage connects at Okanogan'Falls, B. C, with Boat Service on the  Lower Okanogan Lake which is as follows:���������Leaves Penticton, Tuesdays, Thursdays and Saturdays. Arrives Penticton, Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays. Special arrangements can be made for Sunday  service" to connect with Oroville, Stage. This makes a delightful trip  through the valley.  For further particulars apply to Jdhnson's Livery Stable, Oroville,"  |   Wash., or to Arnott&Hine, Okanoean Falls, B.C. " g  Getting Ready.  It is stated that the Canadian  Pacific  Eailway  is   preparing   to  market immense shipments of coal  in the United States in the near  future.   The O.P.E. is expending  huge sums of money in rushing to  completion   extensions   from   the  Pacific Coast and   the  Northern  boundary of the United States to  its productive coal deposits in the  Rocky   Mountains.   The   C.P.R.  lines already come within striking  distance of the international boundary at several points and with the  other extensions that are now being  built   the   Rocky   Monntain coal  mines will be in active competition  with United States mines for the  trade of the   Pacific  Northwest.  An idea of the enormous expenditure involved in the expenditure  of these new western lines by the  C.P.R. can bo had from the statement that altogether construction  work is being gone on with over  1,000 miles of new line.    Most of  theso extensions are being built as  feeders from the-country north of  or parallel to the line, but there  are also a goodly number of miles  of track which is stretching down  towards the boundary  line, and  they afford excellent opportunities  for the building up by the C.P.R.  of a flourishing trade in Canadian  Rocky   Mountain  coal   with  the  United States.  The Greenwood Dairy  PURE MILK  and CREAM  A TRIAL SOLICITED  W. JENKS,    -    Prop.  iMGG99&G<am9WQ9t  Get your Razors Honed;  and your Baths at  Frawley's  Barber . .  Shop, Greenwood,  l9eeo99<9Q0999&QQ������999&&99ei  PHOENIX, B. C.  Is opposite the Great Northern depot and is a delightful  haven for the -weary traveler. Great-veins of hot water  run through the entire house, and bathrooms are al-;  ways at the service of those in-search of material  cleanliness. The dining room is an enemy to dyspepsia,  while the artistic appointment of the liquid refreshment  makes the drinks go down like eating fruit in a flower  garden, The sample rooms are the largest.in the mountains and a pleasure to drummers with big trunks.  JAS. MARSHALL       -       -       PROPRIETOR  MANUFACTURING JEWELER,  The Only Up-to-Date Optical iiri  c-A'ii'n r  Department in the Interior. H S^LsOWPlj D*fj.  ARG������  TUNNEL  (?  LYNN CREEK DAIRY  DELIVERED  To any part of the city or district  OFFICE at FRED B. HOLMES'  J.McDONELL, Proprietor  WATER  NOTICE  I, Edward Pope of Greenwood, hi British  Columbia, minor, (rive notice that on the20th  day of September, 1911,1 lutein! to apply to the  Water Commissioner, at IiIr office In Falrvlow,  B.C., for 11 licence to take anil use oiie-li.il/  cubic foot of water per socond from a spring  urlnltiff on llio "Knby Fraction" mineral claim,  Hltuatc In Kimberly Camp, and bcliiif Lot 778s,  In the Similkameen Division of Yale District.  The wilier Is to lie taken from said spring or  within 100 feet therefrom, and Is to be used on  Lots 452s and 778s for Irrigation purposes,  Greenwood, 11. C, August lstj 1911.  EDWARD ���������VOVB/  The Argo Tunnel adjoins  the townsite of Greenwood  and can be reached in a few  minutes walk from the centre of the city. Tourists and  mining men are always welcome at the workings.  OLA LOFSTAD, President.  IffWCTBTO'-R'W^liW^^  GREENWOOD and  MIDWAY STAGE  Loaves Greenwood for Spokane  at 7 a.Nn., and for Oroville at 2:30  p. m. Akohie Gillis.  FOR    SALE  "v-;:  SADDIE & PACK HORSES  OF   AU   KINDS  u  ���������WILSON   &   MEAD  BOX 82. GREENWOOD, B.C.  Si V .  <
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Sandon, B. C, has a line of nerve
bracers 'unsurpassed in any mountain town ot the Great West. ��� A
glass of aqua pura given free with
spirits menti.
Is tho homo for all tourists and
millionaires visiting New  Den-1
-'ver, British.Columbia.
;        Henry Stogc. Fropr
Grand Forks, is a large tnrec-
Htory "brick hotel that provides
tlie public with good meals and
���' ' pleasant rooms. , A new building
-   but the same old rates;
. JCmll I.iivBeu, Proprietor,
Bridesvillo, H. C. Provides .excellent
accommodation for tourists and travellers. Fresli Eggs nnd Buttor. Special
Irish WlilsUey always on hand.
THOMAS   WALSH,   Proiivlotor.
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HOTEL CASTLEGAR, Castlegar Junction. All modern. Excellent
accomodations for tourists and
drummers. Boundary train leaves
here at 9 10 a.m.
W. H.  GAGE, Proprietor
< Kaslo, B
home for
C���   is a  comfortable
ali who travel to that
Cockle & Papworrn.
Nelson; B. C. One minute's walk
from C. P. R   station.   Cuisine
'unexcelled; Well heated and ventilated.
Boyor ItroH., Proprietor
Nelson, B; C, is run on the American and European plan. Steam
heated rooms. AU white labor.
Special attention paid to dining
Itm-some & Campbell, Props.
in Nelson, B. C, employs all
white help , and is a home.for tho
world at $1.00 a day.
Nap. Mullette, Proprietor.
Granite Creek, B. C. ���' Headquarters for miners, prospectors and
railroad men. Gcod stabling- in
connection. Tasty meals and
i    pleasant rooms. '.
.11, GOODISSON, Proprietor.
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. x
, ANTON'WINKLER, Proprietor.
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Princeton,  B.  C.  is the   head-1
quarters   for   -miners,   investors
and railroad men.   A  fine loca
tion and everything first class
���Keremeos, B. C. This first class
family hotel is opposite the G.N.
depot and under the personal
supervision of the proprietress.
' All stages leave this hotel daily,
including the auto to Penticton.'
Mrs. A. F. K1RBY.
This large and roomy hotel is situated in
one of the best and most progressive young
cities of the great west The Leland is built
of brick and contains 75 rooms, This
house is up/*tocJate in everything, Every
room has a 'phone and hot and cold water,
Many of the rooms have a bath, and the
management aims to please all patrons,
Remember the Leland when you turn your
attention to Kamloops, Touch the wire if
you want apartments reserved.
Capital, all paid up, $14,400,000.   Rest, $12,000,000.
Hon. President: "Lord Strathcona and"Mount Rovai,, G. C. M. G..
President: R. B. Angus; Esq.
'  Vice-President and General Manager: Sir E. S. Ci.ouston, Bart.
Branches in London, Eng, {ffl^oSSSSl} New York, Chicago
Buy and Sell Sterling Exchange and Cable'Transfers,    Grant Commercial and
Travellers' Credits, available iu any part of the world^
SAVINGS BANK DEPARTMENT Intc�����*nf ffi.a.nt
Greenwood Branch  - C. B. Winter, Mgr.
is all right if shorn of humbuggery.
Too much water drinking is just
as injurious as too much liquor or
anything else.
are medicinal if not abused. Every
household should have a moderate
supply of pure wines or liquors in
the closet for emergency���either
unexpected visitors or sudden illness, when a drop of pure liquor
in time may forestall all necessity
for drugs.
LGreenwood Liquor Company, Importers, Greenwood, B. fr |
Chlorine............. 8.14
Sulphuric Acid..-...... 363.43
Silica  74.29
Lime................. 84.57
Alkalies as Soda ���... 5.91
Magnesia '',:.. -.  232.00
Uthia  .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 of 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 iu connection.
William Boyd, Proprietor,     :     *     fifticyoii, B. 0.
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See me for the Finest Suburban SubaiVision
in New Westminster.
When Porf Mann.is a good.townsite proposition New
Westminster, will be a large city..
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Several years ago in a stage
battle. The gnus were'loaded by
mistake with real bullets���but it
is a long story. Mr. Gil more has
recovered and' will appear here
Friday' in his big revival of his
great New York and London success, "The Mummy and the Humming Bird," an English society
comedy - drama. The play that
made him a star and has been
played continuously for ten years,
and will continue for ages to come.
Why does Mr. Gilmore play at this
time of the year? * The answer is
that he-is making a tour around
the world, playing winter ancl
summer���playing every city in his
path. Tlie revival of the play
which was first produced by Sir
Charles Wyndham in London has
been such a success that it has enabled Mr. Gilmore to make this
extended tour. You have had a
rest from things theatrical and it
will be a long time '"between
drinks" or before you will see another such play as this. The management of your theatre guarantees
this attraction.
The contest among . Western
cities as to which will secure the
proposed new shops of the Canadian Pacific Railways still goes
merrily on. The C.P.R. is being
beseiged with letters and telegrams from parties interested
and there is much rivalry among
various ceutres as'to which will
land the coveted - shops. No
sooner does one municipality come
up with a big offer than its nearest competiton goes it one better
and so the bidding is quite brisk.
Yesterday' local 'officials were
approached to see-if they could
give any information that would
allay the suspense but they had
nothing to make public other
than that the matter was under
consideration and that a decision
would soon be rendered.
From this distance it looks as
though the matter rested between
Calgary and Medicine Hat. The
cities of Port Arthur and Fort
William made a joint bid for the
shops, but Sirt William Whyte,
the Vice-President of the C.P.R.
states that it would be impossible
to make advantageous-use of a
location east of Alberta, as by
the time the shops are built-the
company will have ready for them
about 800 locomotives in its territory between the mountains and
the western Manitoba bouudary.
Sir William did not turn the Lake
Superior cities down without a
ray ot hope however, as he stated
that he considered the company's
terminal point at the head of the
lakes an ideal spot for car building shops, and intimated that the
company might soon be open to
discuss the idea of locating car
works there.
With Port Arthur ' and Fort
William out of running either
Calgary or Medicine Hat will
probably get the shops, Bassano
had hopes that their bait of
cheap water-power might prove
effective, but the C.P.R. will
probably want to locatej in one
of the larger centres.
523-524, Pacific Block, Vancouver, B. C.
"Unequalled for Domestic -Use."
Johti  Pcl-yella!?
Proprietor. \   ,
nelioit, B. %.
,     . W. C. WELLS, Proprietor.
First-class in everything.
Steam heat, electric light,
private baths. Telephone
in every room. First-class
bar and barber shop.
'Bus meets'all trains.
The newspapers in Greenwood, Phoenix and Grand Forks have adopted the
following scale for legal advertising:   <
Application   for   Liquor  Licence
(30 days) $4.00.
Certificate of Improvement Notice
(60 day's) J7.50
Application to Purchase Land No-
tiees (60 days) '.$7-5��
Delinquent Co-owner Notices (90
days) ficoo
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.
Province of British Columbia
NOTICE is hercbv given that all Public Ilitr'i-
ways In unorpaiiiz'ecl Districts, and all Main
Trunk Roads in organized Districts are sixty-
six feet wide, and liave a widtli of tbirty-tbree
feet on eacb side of the mean straiffbt centre
line of the lravelled road.
Minister of Public Works.
Department of Public Works,
Victoria, B. C, July 7th, J911.'
A SITTING Of the County Court of Yale -will
be holden at the Court House, Greenwood,
on  Tuesday  the 29tli day of August, 1911, at
eleven o'clock in the forenoon.
By order,
Registrar C. C. of Y.
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Arrives Greenwood Daily at 10 a. m.
Spokane���For the first time
since ]907 the Spokane Interstate*
Fair will be open this year on Sunday, all exhibits being kept in
place over October 8 acd special
entertaining features being provided for the seventh day. Spokane ministers, among them Dean
William C. Hicks of All Saints'
Cathedral, have protested against
tne opening, but Manager Kobert
H. Cosgrove says he thinks the
churchmen misunderstand the
fair'8 motive in keeping open on
Sunday. "Our only intention,"
he said, "was to give many people
who work the other six days of the
week a chance to see the exhibits.
The program for the last day will
be very carefully selected and
should not offend the strictest observer of the Sabbath."
Opposite Postoffice, NELSON, B. C-
American and European Plans.
H. H. PITTS, Prop.
The Nearest Hotel to the Granby
Mines.    Plenty of rooms, and one
of the largest Dining Booms' in "the
"ty.    A. 0. JOHNSON, Prop.
Insurance Ag-ent
Fidelity Bonds, Plate Glass,
Commissioner    for   Taking
PHOENIX,   B.   0.
New Compartment
Observation Cars
To Denver, Kansas City, St. Louis
The Compartment Observation Car is the "living room" on a
train���thc place to lounge, to read, to, chat, to view the scenery,' .  ;
to relax and rest.   For travel-comfort it surpasses any other
��� form of coach in use.   It makes the journey a pleasant diversion.
The Southeast Express
The Great Northern Railway's through train to Kansas City:
Denver, St. Louis and points south and cast via Billings and
the "Burlington Route,'* carries luxurious new Compartment
Observation Cars in addition to its Standard and Tourist Sleeping Car's, Dining Cars and Day Coaches. ( ,'
Plan your next trip cast through Knn��.i3 City on the Southtait Extrtslaai make
your reservations in advance.   Call on or address
Midway, B.C..
Grand Forks, B. C.
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American Depression
While Canadian railway earnings
are piling np American railways
are presenting their shareholders
with poor statements and preaching the gospel of economy and
caution. While Canadian factories have more orders than they can
fill, American factories are closed
or running on short time. Tens of
thousands of United States farms
have been abandoned as unprofitable. From ocean to ocean Canada represents a progressive panorama of the most pronounced
prosperity ever enjoyed by an
country. Is it not important,
therefore, that we keep the waves of
American depression from flooding
the Dominion?
Needless lo say Americans expect that reciprocity will help them
towards renewed prosperity. One
of their troubles is the partial exhaustion of their own natural resources and they hope to , build
anew once they gain control of
Canada's vast store of raw materials. They also look to see free
trade in natural products extended
shortly to manufactures and that
would of course give then industrial trusts the free run of Canada's
growing markets and the opportunity they so much desire of crushing
the far loss powerful manufacturers
of this country.
A skirt divided agains itself cannot hobble.
With a view to the better preservation
of the Public Highways the attention of
the public is herewith" directed to the
provisions of THE HIGHWAY TRAFFIC    REGULATION   ACT   AMENDMENT ACT which enacts'as follows:���
���"It shall be unlawful for any person to
cause to be drawn or driven on any of
the public -highways of that portion of
the Province of British Columbia situate j
east of the Cascade range of Mountains, |
any wagon or.other vehicle carrying a
load  in   excess of that  mentioned in
Schedule 'A' heremto annexed.
Wagons and 4 wheeled vehicles shall
not carry a load in excess of the 'following:���
On tires under 3 inches 2,000 lbs.
On tires 3 inches in width and under 4
inches 3,000 lbs.
On tires 4 inches in width and under 5
inches 6,000 lbs.
On tires 5 inches in width and over
 6,000 lbs. and over.
AND NOTICE is hereby given that
the Act in every respect must be strictly
complied with.
Any person guilty of an offence against
this Act shall upon summary conviction
thereof before a Justice of the Peace be
liable to a penalty not exceeding Fifty
Do not draw logs or timber over highway. Vehicles meeting ought to turn to
the left. A vehicle overtaken ought to
turn to the left. A vehicle overtaking
another ought to turn to the right.
Government Agent
Greenwood, April 6th, lorr.
The Newest and Largest Hotel in
the City. Everything neat, clean
and comfortable. Steam heat and
electric light. Meals and drinks at
all hours.
R: V. CHISHOLM, Proprietor.
Is pleasantly situated in the heart
of Grand Forks,* and is convenient
to all the leading financial and
commercial institutinns of the city.
Travelers will find it a comfortable
place to sojourn when in the city.
August 14, 15, 16, 17, 21,
22, 23, 28, 29, 30
September 1, 2, 4, 5, 6, 7
Good fo return until OctoDer3lsl
Winnipeg $ 60.00
Toronto      91.00
Montreal   105.00
St. John  120.00
Halifax ...;................... 127.00
St. Paul    60.00
Chicago ............;...... ..   72.50
New York  108.50
Philadelphia...........:.... 108.50
Boston  110.00
The Windsor Hotel is one of the
best furnished hotels in the West.
It is located iu the heart of Greenwood and 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
E. J. Cartier, Mgr.
One ot the oldest stopping places on the "West
Fork. Good accommodation and plenty to eat.
Fish and game dinners
in season. Rooms reserved by telegraph.
Stop-overs allowed within limits.
Good via Lake Route or St. Paul
and Chicago.
Rates to other points on application to
��� C.P.R. Agent       D.P. Agent
Greenwood, B.C.     Nelson, B.C.
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.
ARN0TT & HINE     -     Proprietors
The Really Best House
in the Boundary. ,
Recently Remodelled aud
Strictly Up-to-Date.
Restaurant in connection
^"������'���'^������gg*^^ THE   LEDGE,   GREENWOOD,   BRITISH   COLUMBIA*.  CORPORATION OF THE CITY OF GREENWOOD.  Collectors List of Lands or Improvements or Real Property Within the Corporation of the City  of Greenwood.  To be sold for taxes, interest, costs and expenses on the 6th day of September,  1911,  at the Citv of  Greenwood, B. C, at the hour of 10 o'clock in the forenoon pursuant to the "Municipal Clauses Act"  and By-Law No. 2 of the Corporation of the City of Greenwood.  ASSESSED OWNER  Brannan, S. P.  LyOt  Harnett, Mary Emma  Baldcrstone, H. B   Cornwall, A. M   Clir'slianso-i, Mark   ...  Craig, W. W. & II. W.  Christianson, Annie <���������  Clough, Emma   Cunningham, Andrew   13  Coates, R. F   Cropley, H. R   Desrosiers, John B  Desrosiers, Mary A.  Bearing*, Sarah      Elliot, H. R   Embree, Adolphus.  "Edwards, E J   Finncane, F. J   Frazee, M. E.  Graham, M. &  Parry, E.,  "Galloway, Elizabeth ,  Gaunce, W. G   Gallagher, Mary Jane    Gibbon, J. E. & Miller, H   Garland, T. A   Gray, T. & Nicholson, A   Hall, M. D. & Crawford, J. A.  Hardy, T. J. & Russell, J. A.  Hallett, I. II.   ..  Hall, Alfred   Hart, A. B   Hart, Frank W.  Haidy, T. J.  Hageriug-, Charles  Hodge, G. C   Hanson, Andrew....  Holman, S. C   Hickey, Pat    Hendrickson, J   Johnson, S. M   W.,  Keough, John & J.  Kaiser, Fred   Kerr," James ;   Kane, Michael   Kernohan, Frank..  Lofstad, Ola   L,innard. D. M.   ...  Miller, W. M   Mortimer, E. H   Mathison, J. E   Manson, Donald   McRae, M. G   McLaren, John      McRae, D. C, Smith, W. F  McDowell, T. F   McPherson, C. J., Trustee .  McKay,-Hugh   McNulty, H. A   Newman, Jesse D   Oliver, S   Paton, James N..  Peterson, Nels.,  Roberts, K. A..  Ross, Duncan  Reudell, G. A.  Roll, F. W   Smailes, Ralph  Smith, F. B.  Sansom, C. W. H.,  Shonquist, Laura  Storer, J. S   Steven, M. E   Semerad, Emma...  Holbrook, D.,  Smalley, H. T....  Stuart, A. K.   ...  Simmons, Rena  Stewart, C. M....  Shaw, Louisa T.  Shaw, C. A. E.   .  Sutherland, L. E.  Sutherland, James.  6  17  Stanton, Mary A.  Smith','W. 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 65 45  169 50  120.55  78.95  102 05  9.70  23.05  28 45  '  28.45  23.05   ,  28,45  23,05  23 OS  28.45  44.40  23 05  27.45  23.05  28.50  22.25  18.20  24.70  27.40  55 05  10.55  8L.25  586.65  42 55  2*25.15  214.35  36.85  .20.15  21.10  4.05  15.35  48.85  H7.30  16 55  275.95  261.05  18.65  21.00  11.65  286.95  132.25   .  20.15  15.65  8.75  13.40  -    1130  17.05  20 05  15.10  3.95  23 15  15.05  7.65  107.60  20 15  44.05  110.50  9 25  40.65  26 00  125.20  31.85  10.55  8.75  6.50  16.10  13.25  40 75  ���������18 65  6.90  35.45  8 75  12 20  20.15  33.65  86.10  45.35  43.75  5 65  93.00  15 65  38.30  8.75  20.15  11.15  11.15  31 85  15.65  93,70  25.60  31.35  41.95  22.40  49.10  35.40  80 00  29.30  22 50  8.75  22 50  17.95  9 70  76.00  9.80  28.45  23 70  24.45  11.50  14 05  22 80  14.10  33.25  9.35  ,  6.75  7.70  25,25  88.75  36.35  121.45  94.45  121.55  18.65  43.85  52.00  44.20  ASSESSED OWNER  Watson, Thomas Wilkie, O. B. N   Wood, Robert    Wartman, W. J j  Wellwood, George   Wickwire, E. T   Yonnghusband, V. G   Lot  Block  Map  12 3 4  1  21  15  13  21  S^10&  7  21  N^ 11  5  12  21  16  N  46  9  '��������� 10  34  19  N  46  Delinquent Taxes  Subsequent Taxes  in   Arrears,   and  Interest.  $ 45.60  26.25  37.35  39.05  3.65  19.10  3.70  Costs and  Expenses  2.00  2.00  2 00  2.00  2.00  2.00  2.00  TOTAL  $ 47.60  28.25  39.35  41.05  5 65  -21.10  5.70  By yirtue of a warrant given in pursuance of the Municipal Clauses Act and the provisions of the  By-laws of the Corporation of the City of Greenwood, under the hand.of Duncan Mcintosh, Mayor of  the said Corporation, dated the 31st dav o.f July 1911, and of, all other powers me.iu that behalf enabling', I hereby give notice that I will proceed to sell bv public Auction at-the City Hall, Greeuwood,  on the 6th day of September, 1911, at 10 o'clock a. m. the above mentioned lands unless the full amount  of taxes, interest, costs and expenses as above are sooner paid.  Dated this 3rd day of August, 1911.  G. B. TAYLOR,  ���������Collector.  BOUNDARY MINES  .   The Elkhorn will ship a carload  of rich ore in a short time.  From the indications in the Argo  tunnel this week it looks as though  a large body of ore would be struck  in a few days.  So far this year the Greenwood  smelter has treated -100,000 tons of  ore.  Up to date this year the Granby  smelter has,treated 577.791 tons of  ore.  Phoenix still has a payroll.  There are 150 men at the Rawhido  and 50 iu tho Wellington camp.  E.. G. "Warren of the B. C.  Copper says: '^We hive no intention of shutting down. At the outset the management decided to  keep its forces together even if  certain sacrifices were involved.  Wo are using Pennsylvania coke,  which of course cannot be laid  down in the Boundary at the same  rate as the Crow's Nest article.  At this moment we have 10,000  tons of Pennsylvania coke in transit. Our mines are also shipping  their usual tonnage."  J. M. Blood and Grant Ickle-  rath of Republic, havo leased the  Big Copper mine, in Copper camp  for fifteen months. This property  lias not been worked for several  years, and is owned by John  Moran, S. W. McMichael and Mrs.  George B. McAulay. It is about  six miles from Greenwood, and a  little over three miles from the  railway spur to the Mother Lode  mine. After freight and treatment  are paid the lessees will receive  S5 per cent, of the balance obtained  for the ore. Work began at the  property on Tuesday.  B. C, MINING NEWS  The Merritt gypsum mine is  shipping a carload daily.  On Kruger mountain, on the  west side of Osooyoos lake, copper  ore has been struck in the Forty-  ninth Parallel mine.  The western branch of the Canadian Mining Institute will meet  this year at "New Denver, on September 13.  This summer there is considerable prospecting on the west shore  of Christina lake.  Good progress is being made at  the milling plant at the Inland  Empire mine, Rossland. The  building is up," and the machinery  is being installed. A large tonnage of ore is being blocked out.  While, the company flotations  and operations in the vicinity of  Lillooot do not appear to have  been successful, thero havo been a  number of smaller properties in the  Bridge river section which have  managed to do devolopemont and  pay expenses, even, whon run practically without initial capital and  with the most primitive appliances;  these wero opened up by working  partnerships- and the plants consisted of home-made arrastras,  of the trail between the* Meadows  and Squamish, immediately north  of Green lake, and in the Lillooet  mining division,  several   mineral  claims have been staked. on a deposit of bog iron ore; one of -these  is the Iron  Mask,  but the other  claim names could  not be distinguished on the posts.   This deposit  extends over a considerable area,  and has been slightly prospected  on the surface by a number   of  open cuts, the largest of which is  about twenty feet long aud has developed ore to a depth of from two  to three foet.    A sample taken of  the ore exposed in  tho cut gave,  upon assay: iron, 48 per cent; silica, 2.2 per cent; sulphur, 0.2 per  cent;   phosphorus,  0.1   per   cent.  The area over which iron is found  is considerable, but the work done  is insufficient to demonstrate the  depth  of the deposit, and, consequently, its size.     The deposit is  at present commercially inaccessible, but it is directly on the surveyed lino of a proposed railway  between Pemberton and Squamish  Meadows.  Kamloops Camp. ��������� During the  year 1910 development of the different zones has- produced very  favorable results. While most of  tho work has been on the surfacp,  the size of the ore bodies has been  proved. In most cases this work  has been done by the help of horses,  plows and scrapers. Commencing  on the east end of the camp, on  the Lake View, a cut, 140 x 10 x 3  feet uncouvered a lode over 100  feet in width, with much commercial ore at the grass roots. This  is a new proposition.  During 1910, 3S accidents occurred in the metalliferous mines of  the province. Of these accidents  13 were fatal. Of the three serious  accidents two were caused by blasting. There were 22 slight "accidents from falling rocks, mine  cars, etc; 4 were to surface men  and IS to underground men.  . 0R0 DENORO  . The Windsor Hotel has been  rented to^W. Phillips.  Mr. Libby is here' breaking a  band of horses for A. Gustafson.-  James Cunningham will return  to his cottage this week having  severed, his connection with the  Emma mine as watchman.  There are fourteen men on tho  payroll at the Emma mine mostly  Granby men. The hoist started  last Saturday. Mr. Morrison of  the Mother Lodo will probably "bo  in charge.  Archie Enrnett will soon make  an important eastern trip.  Jack Hartman and Alex Stewart  together with Eholt's celebrated  P. M., took a look at tbe Emma on  Sunday.  It is reported   hero  Nickle Plate mine,   ne   .  rf  has Chinese cooks and waiters,'and  that all miners "must" bring their  own blankets, and get bunk hay  out of the barn.  ���������n*+*M '  MATHIEU'S  NERVINE POWDERS.  j For Headache,and Neuralgia  CkUfL    ,  ALLAY FEVER PAINS AT *. ONCE  Act Instantly and effectually   ,  If your dculcr does not keep litem we will  mall you a box (18 powders) 011 receipt of 25c  J. L. MATHIEU  CO., Props., Sherbrooko  WATER NOTICE  _, I, Kenneth'R. Davies of Ronk Creek, rancher,  (five notice, that on tlte lath day of,September,  1911,1 intend lo apply, to the Water Commissioner, at his ofliue at Fairview' B.'C, for a*  licence to take and tise'four cubic feef per second from a lake situated in a N.'E. direction  about V/_ n-ile** from P. R. 692=, in the, vicinity  of Nicholson Creek. Thc point of diversion is  at the outlet of the lake, and the water is to be  conveyed to Lot 163s by means of ditch,' Hume  or pipe-line, for irrigation purposos. '  KENNETH RUSSELL DAVIES  that   the  near. Hedley  AN OLD JOSH  Major S. Harris,, one of the Australians who fought in the South  African War, visited British" Columbia, and finally settled down  in Vancouver,, says the Argonaut.  Now he tells of a man in his province who went over to see London for the first time last year, and  was being shown through Westminister Abbey. He got into conversation with a tourist agent who  was showing a party about, and at  NOTICE  Under and hy virtue ot llie provision's of lhe  Laud Acl for the Provlncc.of Jiritisli Columbia,  I have seized the saw mill htilldinns, mill plant,  and 50,000 superficial feet, more or less of manufactured lumber, situate, lying*, and bcliitf at  Urldosvllle In the County of Yale, Province of  British Columbia, beloiiffiiitf to and standing iu  the name of James Rllchcy, anil by direction of  the Honorable, tlie Minister of .Lauds, I shall  011 tlie 18th. day of August,' or thirty days from  the first publication of this notice, sell thc said  mill buildings, mill plant, and manufactured  lumber by public auction, ou the said premises  at "ridcsvi'le, to the highest bidder, or sufli-  eicnt thereof to satisfy llie claim of the Province of I!rltisli Columbia for limber royalties,  amouiillilfr lo Jl,254.50, together wllh costs of  seizure and sale and all other legitimate expenses and costs as may have then accrued.  Tlie above sale is postponed until September  14th, 1911. ,   .  Dated at Nelson, IJ. C��������� 18lh August, 1911.  J. R. MAKTIN,  '   ' Asst. Timber Inspector.  intervals the man who was explaining asked the British Columbian  questions about Vancouver. "I  suppose that in your country you  have no places like the abbey?,"  he. suggested. -''No replied the  other. "Then what, may Task,  do you do with your illustrious  dead?,    /-' "      .  "First," replied tho British Columbia,'"wo appoint a commission  to see whether the man is really  dead, and then, if the commission  decides in the afliriraative, we  send him to the Legislature." .  About  twenty-two  Pemberton Meadows,  miles  from  on the side  GREENWOOD'S FALL FAIR  The various committees are doing excellent work to ensure success for the coming Greenwood  Fair. The committee on sports  has arranged a report to be submitted to the executive. They  propose for the opening day a  parade to start at 9:30 head-id by  the band in procession, the Fair  management, members of the City  Council, school children, fire department aud citizens, to finish at  the Agricultural Hall, with appropriate addresses for. the formal  opening. Good substantial prizes  for the best float, three prizes for  the best comic characters io the  parade. At 2 p. m. the baseball  tournament will start, three prizes  amounting to $225.00 will be the  inducement. 8 p. m. dance at the  Masonic hall. For tho second and  third days there will be horse and  pony races, gentlemen's saddle  race, Indian and squaw racer., slow  races, etc,, etc., foot races, jumping, broad and high; children's  races of all kinds, and a big purse  hung up for a football game, Phoenix vb Mother Lodo camps. A full  list of same will be published in  due course.  WHOLESALE GROCERS  Corner Smythe and Beattie St's, VANCOUVER, B..C.  Agents for Stirton and Diogenese Cigars  The Best Value of any Cigar made in Canada  Brands:    SALOME.    SAVANNAH.    SMART SET.  CARIBOO.     UTOPIA.  The Vancouver Daily Province  To September 23,  AUf   ������������������      ������������������      ������������������      ������������������  We will mail The Daily Province  till September 23 to any address  in Canada outside the city of Vancouver, for 25^.  General Elections September 21  Take advantage of our Splendid News Service  ancl follow intelligently the moves of each party.  Offer--  Photo bjr Not*-n������n, MaotreM  SIR WILLIAM VAN HORNE  The Builder of the Canadian Pacific.  Sir William Van Home, Chairman of tho Board of Directors of the Canadian  Pacific It. It., is tho most versatile man in_Canada. .Ho is a railroad builder who  defied obstacles that would havo daunted.most able men: ho is a collector of paintings and is a painter of ability; ho is a deep'student ancl a pleasing talker; he is a  successful amateur farmer; ho is the head and prime mover in dozens of big enterprises which he handles simultaneously with tho easo of a Japanese juggler tossing  balls into the air; and ho is invading Cuba and Guatemala with the great advance-  agent of civilization���������railways.  Ho was born near Joliot, 111., in 1843, a lineal descendant of ono of tho Dutch  founders of New Amsterdam, tho germ from which the great city of New York has  evolved. At fourteen the death of his father made it necessary for him to secure  the living tho world owes to overyono who works day and night to collect the debt.  He was fii-st telegraph operator on tho Illinois' Central, then went into thc servico  of tho Michigan Central whero he remained six years, leaving to be train dispatcher  of the Alton, there rising successively to tho position of superintendent of telegraph  and divisional superintendent. He afterward occupied managing positions on tho  St. Louis, Kansas City and Northern, Southern Minnesota, Chicago and Alton,  and Chicago, Mihvaukeo and St. Paul Railways, going from the latter to the Canadian Pacific as general manager.  Tho inception of this, ono of tho world's greatest railway systems, was duo  to tho patriotism, courage and enterprise of Lords Mount Stephen and Strathcona  and other capitalists; but tho virtual building of the road and putting into tho  completed work tho soul of a mighty purpose, tho boundless energy, vitality and  brain that havo made it what it is, was the work of Sir William Van Home. In  1884 he became vice-president of tho road and four years later was made president  His splendid organizing ability, his mastery of detail, his infinite resourcefulness,  his conquest of obstacles���������all find their lasting monument in this splendid work,  He has tho visions into tho future that distinguish all great leaders; he sees the oak.,  in the acorn, ho sees in imagination the busy town with its teeming population,'  whero other men sco only a possible good sito for a town. For him to see a need,  is to plan; for him to plan, is to execute.     , ',  * In 1894, Queen Victoria, recognizing tho marvelous impetus he had given to  Canada, conferred on him nn honorary knighthood, which he modestly accepted  as a tribute to his railroad, and has since carried his honors with tho simplicity,  grace and dignity of a largo-minded, broad-gauge man.  KattrtfMMfitiif to Act of Un Ptlliineat of CinUi. la U>������ vur IMS. kv W. 0. Mack, it tho Deptrtmut of Affrlcultiu-*  ���������fl  i  1  i  ���������t  is.  mm^mmmasmimmm1,


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