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But a Waterman "Ideal"' Pen is equally welcome at the  writing desk, in,the office or in the,woods.  .It "saves the dip"���������and often the temper���������making letter  -writing'often a pleasure where it would be an irksome "duty.  ���������-    We stock - Waterman's "Ideal" Fountain Pens in poiuts  and styles to suit all writers., "..  HMlonWI  GETTING  T  1  W II, let me do it for you  William C. Arthurs  THE  BREAD & CAKE BAKER  Vienna Bakery, Greenwood   -^  Greenwood's   Big  Furniture Store  PONT FQRGET  That you can boy an Edison Phonograph from usl  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. .We have just opened  up a hew shipment,   Call in and inspect them.  Agents for Edison Phonographs and Victor Machines  T. M. GrULLEY & Co.  Opposite Postoffice.  GREENWOOD, B. C.  Phone'27  r  You will find a Welcome  at the Club Cigar Store and Pool Room  CIGARS, TOBACCOS,  AND  SMOKERS'  SUPPLIES  FRUIT AND  CONFECTIONERY  CoasV Calgary and  Local Papers and Magazines  always on the tables,  Agent for Phoenix Laundry. Office of Phoenix & Midway Stages  ATTRACTIVE JEWELRY  has seldom been ..gathered in such  an extensive "display, as the one we  are how showing.    We know you  J 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.  WALTER G; KENNEDY  PROPRIETOR j  (0 QBBBBUUBD tei*'  A  BRANCH  OF  The CANADIAN BANK  OF COMMERCE  St. Jude's Anglican Church  Services: Holy Communion 8  a.m. ist and 3rd Sundays in this  mouth; Matins, 11 a.m.; Evensong, 7:30 p.m.; Sunday School,  10 a in.  Rev. Franklin Watson, Vicar.  ROOMS   TO   LET  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 Saix��������� 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.  HAS  BEEN  OPENED  AT  ^   B������ C  li  f|  ft  Bank of Montreal  KSTABLISHRD 1817  Capital, all paid up, $15,413,000.   Rest, $15,000,000.  UN-OrVIDJS'rt   PROFITS,'��������� 81,855,185.30'    .''  Hon. President: Lord Strathcona and Mount Rovaiv, G. C������ M. G.  President: R. B. Angus, Esq.  Vice-President: Sir E. S. CiyOUSTON, Bart.  General Manager :* II. V. Mbrbditii, Esq.  Branches in London, Eng, {tf^M} New York, Chicago  Buy and Sell Sterling Exchange and Cable Transfers.    Grant Commercial and  Travellers' Credits, available in any part of the world.  SAVINGS BANK DEPARTMENT ,B.S!SU1lJSK.d. *'  Greenwood Branch  - C. B. Winter, Mgr.  For Sale���������A five horse power  motor.   Apply at Ledge office.  For Salic.. ��������� One team of  horses, Percheron bays, three and  four years old. Well matched,  and weigh about 1,350 pounds  each. . Apply to O. P. Olson,  Ferry, Wash.  Has too Much  Boston Globe:���������Many thousand  British laborers are in sore need of  a little land. Even an acre would  bo welcome. Only 300,000 persons in Great Britain possess more  than one acre each, while in  Germany the average holding of  5,500,000 persons is 15 acreB, and  in France 5,000,000 own seven  acres each. If the 1,500,000 acres  of the Duke of Sutherland could be  gradually legislated into the hands  of men who would put them to uso  some of the reeking slums in London might disappear and tho army  of tbe unemployed might be lessened.  J. H. Fast will' return to Midway in a few days.*  Johnnie Huff is,on a visit to his  homein Wenatchee.   ';'  ���������  Archie Aberdeen will have his  ranch surveyedjthis summer.  J. Iv. Watson has taken up his  residence in North Vancouver.  . The provincial police' have not  yet been instructed to  stop Sunday lawn tennis.  Archie Gillis sold .his band of  horses to good advantage in the  Slocan last week.  , Oscar Sundborg of,Vancouver,  editor * of the Swedish Post was  in town last weekv  ' Jack Kirkup was.in town this  week. He is a welcome visitor  to any town in B. .C.-  R. Roberts is rapidly recovering and will be able to leave the  hospital in a few day's.'  Mrs, Thomet of Midway is on  a visit to Portland. Her lather  recently died in that city;  Walter Byde James*was hung  in Kamloops last .Friday. He  murdered Constable Aston ��������� last  spring.  Owing to ill-health Mrs. W.  Lakeland is selling her entire  stock at cost and retiring from  business. . .  A postoffice has been opened at  Christina Lake. W. H. Beach is  postmaster, and the office is in  his store.  For $15.00 you can buy a  30.30, 25.35 or 32 special Winchester * Carbine rifle at Brown's,  Ferry, Wash.  The playgrounds at the public  schools have been put-in order  for the children to gambol on  during recess. _ k   '-  '"In a short -time-Minto Craigie  will move to Creston. He has a  ranch near there upon which he  has 1,500 fruit trees. .- .  The Hon. Martin Burrell could  do Greenwood a favor if he would  hurry up the building of the new  postoffice in this city.  A marriage license was issued  on August 12 to Arthur Mellor  of Rock Creek, and May Elizabeth  Huff of Ferry, Wash.  James A. Barker died, in Vancouver last week. He was at one  time secretary of the Western  Federation of Miners.  F. H, Knight came in from  Spokane ou Tuesday. He expects A, E. Watts to arrive in  Greenwood this week.   -  The people in this district  would be pleased to have the  Hon. Price Ellison open Greenwood's Annual Exhibition.  Dick Lum will have a speedy  trial today before Judge Brown.  He was charged some time ago  with stealing goods from T, R.  Hanson.  Anyone wishing to denote refreshments for the Fair, kindly  communicate with Mrs. J. T.  Beattie secretary of refreshment  committee.  Jack Lucy is prospecting in the  hills near Princeton. It' is reported that he has located a gold  property, and staked two exten-  tions on a huckleberry patch.  The rush of business at Midway has caused George Guise to  build an extension to his livery  barn. In addition to his horses  he keeps two motor cars in action.  The Annual Greenwood Exhibition and Poultry Show will  give this year $4,000 in prizes.  The exhibition will open on September 30 and continue for three  days.  Service in the Presbyterian  church next Sunday August 18,  at 11 a. m. Sunday School and  Bible Class 2:30 p. m. Rev. J.  R, Munro pastor. All are welcome. "���������'������������������������������������  David McBride recently bonded  over 700 acres of land at Brides-  ville for $20,000. He received a  payment upon it last Saturday,  and will receive another one in  Presbyterian Aid will hold a  garden party at the home of Mrs.  McCutcheon on Thursday ��������� afternoon aud eyening the 22nd inst.  Tea, cake and ice cream will be  served.  Messrs Cameron and Duff of the  C. P. R, land and townsite departments were in the city this  week upon a tour of inspection.  They took a look at Midway and  will return in a few weeks.  J. C. Crowe of Dalhousie, N.  S. will be the new principal of  the Greenwood schools. Miss  Elsie Mansfield of Granite Siding,  and Miss Isabella Montgomery  of Nelson will be the other  teachers.  Tie Eureka mine in the Slocan  has shut down owing to a lack of  drinkiug water. The manager  should have kept the miners supplied with beer or buttermilk.  To shut down a mine for lack of  drinking water is a new ,excuse  in the mining world.  While camping out near Midway with her parents, Gracie  Redpath climbed up a tree to get  a bird's nest. The breaking of a  branch caused her to fall 15 feet  onto a pile of rocks, breaking her  right arm and leg, She was  taken to the Greenwood hospital,  and is progressing favorably.  Mrs. Angus Graham died in  the hospital on Tuesday from  cancer of the stomach, aged 64  years. She is survived by her  husband, and one daughter, Mrs.  Garrison. Mrs. Graham was  born in Pictou, Nova Scotia, but  had lived a grea*- many years in  the west. The funeral will take  place this afternoon at 2 o'clock,  and services will be held, in the  Presbyterian church before the  funeral proceeds to the cemetery.  Western Float  In Vernon hay is $18 a ton.  are   no   automobiles in  NEW WAGE SCALE~  - Anew wage-scale,'to take effect  from the first of August, was signed  this week between the B. O. Copper Co. and the Greenwood Miners  Union. It is a sliding scale dependent upon the price of copper.  When copper is selling below 16  cents a pound the scale will be  paid that existed up to the~end of  July, with the exception of the  $2.50 men at the smelter, and  there wages in future will never be  lower than $2.75. This month the  lowest wages at the smelter is $3 a  day. When copper is between 16  and IS cents all men above and  below ground at the Lone Star and  Mother Lode mines and Greenwood  smelter will get an advance of 25  cents a day over the low scale.  When copper is IS cents or more  the wages will again be raised 25  cents all round.  SHUSWAP COPPER  90 days.  A deal has recently been concluded whereby the English syndicate that owns and operates the  Le ~Roi No 2 and the Van-Roi  mines at Rossland has acquired for  the sum of $200,000 extensive deposits of copper on the north fork  of Seymour river, 20 miles from  the Seymour Arm of Shuswap  Lake. '  The purchasers will proceed at  onco to spend $500,000 in developing tho property. A concentrator  will bo erected and the concentrate  conveyed by aerial tramway to  Seymour Arm where it will be  shipped to railway by water.  The seam is from 40 to 300 feet  wide and extends for a distance of  13,500 feet. It will average 5 per  cent copper, and gold $2.50 per  ton. Large bodies of the ore will  yield as high as SO per cent, of  copper^  Besides this copper seam there is  a eeaui.'of galena from 2 to 11 feet  wide and 0,000 feet long. This  second vein is parallel to tbe first  and a short distanco below it. The  outcrop of both veinB run across  the face of tho mountain ut about  the same angle. * Tho foot of tho  outcrop has an altitude of 1,400  feet, while at the top it reaches an  elevation of 6,000 feet above sea  level.���������Chase Tribune.  There  Ainsworth  A new wharf at a cost of $4,500  is being built at Golden.  Deer are being killed out of  season in East Kootenay.  H. Parrott has built a small  sawmill at Francois lake.  Chesaw's brass band has bought  $200 worth of new instruments.  At the Greenwood Fair' this  year $4,000 in prizes will be given.  Jim Bates of Cranbrook is building an hotel at Bull River town-  site.  In South Fort George 30 rooms  are being added to the Northern  hotel.  At Campbell creek W. A.'  Stevenson has started a logging  camp.  At a cost of $4,400 an addition  will be built to the hospital in  Kaslo.  Skunks. recently raided a henhouse in Creston and killed 75  chickens.  Tete Jaune Cache has been deserted by traders and other business men.  There are 6,500 miners working  in the coal mines of the State of  Washington.  In Vernon the livery men now  charge $7 a day for a work team  and teamster.  The Bulkley Valley Agricultural  Association .will hold its first fair  in September.  A movement is on foot in Vernon  to change the natno of Long lake  to Kalamalka.  At present many have ceased to  swat the fly, in order to grab the  huckleberry pie.  Many have been fined this summer in Kelowna for exceeding the  auto speed limit.  The fall wheat at Rock Creek  was cut two weeks ago, and the  yield is a record one.  Wines and liquors in carloads  are being brought to Rossland from  Italy, France and England.  Near Kaslo there is a camp  called Dead Eazy. It must be  quite a resort for lazy people.  The Indian\ Industrial school  building at Cranbrook is nearly  finished at a cost of $120,000.  A man in Ladysmith was recently fined $5 for allowing a  female canine to run at large.  Two Swiss farmers have bought  400 acres of meadow land at  Argenta from L. Hanna of Kaslo.  F. A. Archer of Kaslo refused  to sell land to the Doukhobors.  He deserves the thanks of all sane  people.  A $57,000 school house will be  built at Enderby. The government will put up 60 per cent of the  money.  The law that stopped fisherman  from trolling on Sundays at the  Queen Charlotte Islands has been  rescinded.  A test-well for petroleum ir being  drilled on Graham Island. It is  reported that the drill makes 50  feet a day.  Willow City is tho name of a  new townsite on the Fraser river,  and about 25 miles upstream from  Fort George.  A stage line is in steady operation between Orovilie and Penticton. A stop is made at Fair-  view for dinner.  O. H. Carle has corn nine feet  high on his ranch at Keremeos  Centre. Carle is the tomato king  of the Similkameen.  A cinnamon bear was recently  shipped from Fairmont to England.  Very little live stock of this kind  is shipped out of B. C.  D.   McDonald has   bought   the  Wentworth   hotel  in   Cranbrook. i  He   formerly  ran   the   Manitoba | Granby  hotel in the same city.  Recently in one week in the  police court at Golden 14 cases  were tried by W. G. McMynn,  stipendiary magistrate.  The editor of the Kettle River  Journal is lucky. An admiring  subscriber presented him with a  gallon of cider last week.  The loss of life by drowing this  summer in the waters of the upper  Fraser river has been appalling, and  it will be worse next year.  George Armstrong of White  Horse has sold his black foxes to a  man from Prince Edward Island.  One of the foxes was worth $1,500.  In Rossland Lome Campbell,  M, P. P. is building a $15,000 residence. It is on the corner of  Georgia street and Columbia  avenue.  Bob Heddlo the busy blacksmith  at   Aldermere  has   secured   two  miners, to open up.and mine coal  for him, at a point a few miles below that town.  . - ���������  When , the water; gets lower'30  tons of dynamite will' be used to  clear the rocks out of the canyons  and rapids.in the Fraser river,  above Fort George.  ' Several carloads of sheep, poles  and lumber were recently shipped  from Rossland. The lumber went  to Manitoba, the' poles to Alberta,  and the sheep to Nelson.  A. McQuarrie has sold his dairy  farm of 620 acres, near Lansdowne  in the Okanagan, for $75,000.    He ���������  will sell his cattle and dairy implements by auction next mouth.  At Macleod the members of a  church have sold 250,000 eggs, and  donated the proceeds for the pur-  pose'of decorating the church. It  is reported that all the eggs were  good. *   ���������  Miss. Hazel Fleener of Kaslo'  sailed from Philadelphia this week  for Germany where she will study  music for a year or two. Miss  Fleener gives promise of becoming  one of the greatest singers of the  world.  During tbe past year blind pigs  have been plentiful in and around  Tete Jaune Cache. There has been  considerable crime in that section  and an average of ten men a week  have been sent to the jaii at Kamloops. Thero are only two policemen at the Cache, and they have  little time to sleep.  The steamer Gray recently arrived in Victoria from the north  with over 700 barrels of whale oil,  about 700 sacks of guano, and a  large shipment of gullibone. Included in the cargo were 23 drums  of spermaceti, the most valuable  oil that can be abstracted from the  whale. At present the whaling  business is slack in northern  waters..  Just 20 years ago the writer  dropped into Kaslo and took an  assay of the city. George Bart-  lett was running the Can-Can  restaurant, and not a saloon in  the camp had a key for the front  door. There were no ranches or  fruit treesv, in sight, and nearly  everybody was talking about a  wagon road to Three Forks and the  great future of the Slocan country.-  Send for a-catalogue-of headstones and monuments/ made-by  the Kootenay Monumental Works,  Nelson, B. O.  PHOENIX  Jim Marshall will make a trip to  the Slocan next week.  E. A. Black is selling the Excelsior motor-cycle. He sold one last  week bo Cliff Russell of Greenwood  for $350.  The Queens hotel restaurant is  now in continual operation, day  and night.  It is surprising how cheap mealB  are sold in Phoenix.  A real estate man took in $1,700  in this town last Saturday in payments on outside real estate.  Nearly all other forms of gambling  have been suppressed in this city.  Jim Murdoch has climbed higher  up, and is now sliding schooners  across the top of the bar in the  Dominion.  Pete Turano is in New York.  Next week Tony will meet him in  Spokane. They will both got  married in Spokane, *��������� and upon  their return to Phoenix there will  be a merry time at the Dominion.  It is thought that a new scale  for the Phoenix mines, and the  smelter will be arranged  this week.  Big Andy Johnson has started a  Zoological garden at the Central  hotel. He has two young bears in  a wire fenced corral, and already  they understand some words in  Swedish. Andy expects to teach  them how to dauco. Owing to  their hugging qualities they ought  to shine in a two-step waltz.  D. J. McDonald harvested his  crop of peas last Monday.  The crops in Phoenix are all  looking well this summer.  With Bohuuks galore, and real  estate peddlers in profusion, it is  little wonder that Phoenix has become but a shadow of other days.  ������B������e ;  '.m bSskEBsSEtcS  *    a*t*:""  THE   LEDGE,   GREENWOOD,   BRITISH   COLUMBIA.  ____,  USD  THE  LEDGE  Is located at Greenwood, B. C, and can be traced to many parts of  the earth. It comes to tho 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 ihe life of trade; and that one of the noblest works of  creation is the man who always pays the printer.  Thc 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 15, 1912.  A blue mark hero indicates that your Subscription has  become deceased, and that tho editor would once moro  like to  commune with your collateral.  Roosevelt is the Colonel Sam  Hughes of the United States.  Tiie man with the jim-jams  does not need a moving picture  show.  Too much glucose in draft beer  has caused many a premature  doath.    Tin*; trouble over the Panama  Canal has nothing to do with the  price of hats.   The saloon man can shorten the  trail to the grave by drinking up  all the short bits.  Give it time and the auto will  kill more people thaii all the guns  in the English Army.  It is stepping backwards to prohibit exercise in the open air on  Sunday, and that is what has recently been done in B. C.  Tite farmers who raise wheat in  the vicinity of Greenwood obtain a  greater price for it than is paid in  any other part of the world.  TnE fly has been swatted all  summer, but wo notice that he is  still able to sit up in the butter,  and take a little nourishment.  According to a correspondent  in the News the grass is growing  on the Btreets of Nelson. The  pound by-law mast be enforced in  the flower city of Kootenay.  Is Virginia there is a man who  claims to have receiyed a spirit  message from Hell, in which the  sender says that Satan looks like  Napoleon and holds court ih a  building built of rubies that are as  big as bricks. This news is liable  to cause a stampede.  We notice that our old friend  Robert A. Renwick is still mighty  with the pen. We have read his  numerous articles in the Victoria  Week with great interest. They  appear every week, and are entitled, "Cancellation of Reserve."  The Week has made many a dollar  out of Bob's writing.  Waks will cease when the men  who cause them are forced to do  the fighting. In Washington the  other day Senator Cummins made  a country, school-house oration  about war being the final arbiter  over the Panama Canal if diplomacy fails between Great Britain and  the United States. Somebody  should give old man Cummins a  gun and Eend him to the front.  A few days under fire would take  the war squeal out of this old  man's tongue.  Thinking Themes  God is not to be known, but to  be realized. We cannot come to  Him as we come to a tree', we come  to Him as we come to love. He is  a fact, but a spiritual fact, and a  spiritual fact is not to be taken between the lingers of the mind, as  oue takes an event of history or a  phenomenon in physics.  All we can do with a spiritual  truth is to adjust ourselves to it.  We can only agree to it. acknowledge it, and act as though it existed.  In other words God is to be realized, rather than known. There's  a sensible difference. You can tell  a boy. it does not pay to lie nor get  drunk, and then he knows it; but  it is only whon he afterwards,  either by experience or by example,  by suffering the consequences of  his own or another's folly, realizes  the truth, it is only then that he  may be said to Have it; it has become His.  When you tell a child fire burns,  he knows it, when ho gets burnt,  he realizes it.  Truth of the spiritual sort is to  be absorbed by experience. As the  body eats food so the soul swallows  and digests truth. Knowledge is  an apple in the hand; wisdom is an  apple assimilated in the blood.  So we go on, acting as though  God were, assuming God, postulating God, and gradually God  enters into our consciousness, becomes real in ns. Speculating,  reasoning, arguing is but holding  the apple in the hand, turning it  over and over; so we may starve  to death. Acting-as-if-God-were,  on the contrary, is to obtain Him.  This is the meaning of the Sacrament. '-Take, eat, this is my body.  Except ye eat my flesh and drink  my blood ye have no life."���������Dr.  Frank Crane.  advantage to the ships of nations  thab subsidize their ships and..not  reEci've the right to itself to protect American ships of commerce  at Panama in whatever way it  deeped right and wise.  Thc special reply is that Americans consider the canal to be American property on American soil,  and therefore subject to American  legislation. No treaty with a  foreign power has equal force with  the law making power of either of  of the countries making the treaty.  If this country finally should conclude that thc traffic of American  ships carrying American goods  through the canal between the  several coasts of thc United States  constitutes coast-wise and domestic  commerce, congress would possese  tho constitutional right to remit  tolls on Panama or American ships  engaged in this traffic. The treaty  does not affect this right.  The London Mail, if tho canal  wore owned by England, would  perceive the legality and ethics of  remitting tolls on English ships,  treaty or no treaty. It in-ikes a  difference whoso ox is gored.���������Spokane Review.  A  man without ceremony has  uoed of great merit in its place.  The Panama Tempest  The London Mail can not see on  what grounds tho United States  can exempt American ships at the  Panama canal from tolls. It  quotes the Hay-Pauncofote treaty  as agreeing that the canal should  be free to the ships and men-of-  war of all nations, and that there  should be no discrimination "in  respect of conditions, charges of  traffic or otherwise."  The general answer is that the  treaty is to be interpreted in a  natural way. It was but natural  for Secretary Hay to understand  the reference to the ships of all  nations as meaning the ships of all  other nations than those of the  United States. Can it bo supposed  that the United States would grant  the use of the canal, which this  country constructed primarily as a  military work to defend itself, to  German warships on the same  terms as to American warships?  It is equally unlikely and unnatural that thiB country meant to give  Pat Burns  P. Burns, the cattle king, recently visited Victoria, and, in a  chat with.a Colonist reporter, said:  "Your city is going ahead splendidly, and its future seems assured.  Conditions throughout the whole  of the province could not be on  more satisfactory basis. I think  we can look forward to an even  greater prosperity iu all lines of  businees in the future.  "I have recently returned from  the south, and am, therefore, not  in close touch with conditions in  the prairie provinces, but I hear  that the outlook for a bumper crop  is splendid. Yes, times aro good  all Jover Canada, but particularly  so iu the West.  Tt may be added in this connection that the firm of P. Burns  & Co. is today operating eight retail markets in Victoria,x one  wholesale concern and an ice business. Mr. Burns has had a most  interesting career. Born in humble  circumstances in 1S57, near Kirk-  wood, Ont., he, early in life, showed a keen attitude for business, and  he found scope for this when he  went west in 1S79. He commenced  as a rancher on a small scale in  Manitoba, and later embraced the  territories in the field of his operations. Calgary has been the headquarters since 1S90 of the great  business which he has built up all  over Western Canada. His firm  owns iu all ten cattle ranches, -ind  has retail markets in no less than  27 different cities, towns and settlements in tho prairie provinces,  British  Columbia and the Yukon.  tion of the blind man who obstinately refused to be drawn into  argument but just as obstinately  stuck to the one fact that "whereas  I was once   blind,  Victoria Week.  now I see.  Apples for Insomnia  People ought to know that the  very best thing they can do is to  eat apples just before retiring for  tho night. Persons uninitiated in  tho mysteries of the fruit are liable  to throw up their hands in horror  at the visions of dyspepsia which  such a suggestion may summon up,  but no harm can come even to a  delicate system by the eating of  ripe and juicy apples before going  to bed. The' apple, proceeds this  authority, is excellent brain food  because it has more phosphoric  acid in easily digested shape than  any other fruit;. It excites tho  liver, promotes sound and healthy  sleep and thoroughly disinfects the  mouth. This is not all, for the  apple prevents indigestion and  throat diseases.���������Family Doctor.  More Diamonds  Fort William, Out.���������That precious stones are to be found in tho  country adjacent to James Bay is  made clear in a letter dated .Moose  Factory, James Bay, July 4, from  Robert Swannon, of Harold street,  this city, to Robert Wiegand.  After describing his party's trip,  Mr. Swannon says: "On our way  down we done quite a bit of exploring and in every instance found  gold and precious stones, such as  rubies, garnets, and we also found  a diamond���������a small one, but big  enough to be certain that it was a  diamond.  ���������'The river bed is rich in gold  and precious stones, .once down to  bed rock. What we got was just  off the surface, so that it is bound  to improve as soon as bed rock is  reached.   .'  "I feel satisfied that within the  next two years the Missanable  river (commonly known as Moose  river) will be lined with milling  men."  Every time the preacher says bjs  text, "I will lift up mine eyes* to  ihe hills," those two big girls look  nt each other and smile. , Subsequent inquiry proved that Tommy  was quite correct. '  Extravagant  A Toronto visitor to Regina is  reported as saying that the cyclone  there was "just like hell let loose."  It is a pity Canadians are copying  the absurd American habit of extravagant profanity. ��������� Toronto  Globe.  What the Globe mistakenly  assumes to bo a bit of American  slang is an expression in the stateliest English poetical classics, and  is more than 250 years old. In the  fourth book of Paradise Lost where  Satan is discovered iu Eden, the  angel Gabriel, addressing the archfiend, asks:  "Wherefore with theo  Came not all hell broke loose?"  ���������Hamilton Herald.  H. W. Farmer & Co.,  real estate,  Rock Creek, B. C.  JtStJtJtJtJtJtJtJtJtjXjtjtJtJtJl'Jtt  ,*���������*  *,  ���������*���������*  *-*  Hate the Drill  Ten thousand prosecutions have  been entered against young Aus-  trailians who last year failed to  present themselves for drill in accord with the Commonwealth's  compulsory training law. The  number, though considerable,  would be but a modern proportion  of the total who would be liable to  service. It is sufficient to show,  however, how hard it is to substitute compulsory for voluntary  enlistment" among a people who  have been brought up on British  tradition.  Leaves Mother Lode  9,30 a.  m.  6:30 p. m.  Leave's Greenwood  2:00 p.  in.  8:30 p:  ni.'  1  *���������*  %  **  *���������%  ���������**  *���������***���������  O* ������3* <3* ������5* ������5* id* vr* t5* v* *3* *3* *5* tr* *d* *5* **5* O*  WESTERN - - HOTELS.  NKWMAHKKT   HOT-EI.  Is tho homo for all tounstB and  millionaires visiting' New Denver, British Columbia.  A. JACOBSON, Proprietor.  THK   PROVINCE   HOTEC  Grand Fork's, B.C., is in the centre  of the city, and furnishes the public  with every, accommodation - at  reasonable rates. .  Em 11 Larson, Proprietor;  THK   KASLO   HOTKI, ��������� "  Kaslo, B. C��������� is a comfortable  home for ali who travel to that  city.      .���������  Cocklo & Fnpwortn.  Saturday last stage leaves  *-*', Mother Lode6p.m. Returning,  "!) leaves Greenwood 10 p. m.  1 '    *���������*  *% Greenwood Office  5 NORDEN   HOTEL  LYNN CREEK DAIRY  DELIVERED  To any part of the city or district'  J. McDONELL, Proprietor  SHEnr-KOOKK   HOUSE        >  Nelson; B. C. One minute's walk  from C. P..-R station. Cuisine  -unexcelled; Well heated and ventilated.  LAV1NCE & DUNK, Propilctors-  TUKMONT   HOUSE  Nelson, B. C, is run on the American and European plan. Steam  heated rooms. All white labor.  Special attention paid to dining  room.  Kunsomo & Cnriipuoll, Proj>n,  TULAMEEN HOTEL  Princeton, B. -C. is the headquarters for miners, investors  and railroad men. A fine location and everything first-class  K1RKPATRICK & MALONE, Proprietors.  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.  Christian Science  Whether the proper definition of  Christian  Science is  a religion, a  philosophy or a faith may be a fair  subject of debate; but if thero is  any truth and any appositcness in  the Scriptural  mandate  **by their  fruits ye shall know them,"  then  Chrietian Scientists are entitled to  far������-more credit, and their creed to  far more respect, than they generally receive.'    Tho Week has no intention of becoming involved in a  controversy on this subject,, but in  view of the ignorant attacks which  have   recently been   made   upon  Christian Science,   would venture  to suggest that facts cannot be disproved   by   argument,   and   that  there are more things in heaven  and earth thau there are dreamt of  in tho average man's philosophy.  The    "Week   holds   no   brief  for  Christian Science and has always  being   somewhat  sceptical of its  claims, but it knows enough of its  work to feel convinced thafe_ it deserves credit for many remarkable  cures which cannot be accounted  for on any ordinary grounds, and  which inevitably recall tho declara-  Peculiar and Pertinent  Switzerland is to put the ban on  all artificial wines and cigars, beginning next year.  It is estimated that tho original  supply of coal in the south underlying S7,G08 square miles of ils  territory was 532,43S,000,000 tons.  The name ''gazette" as applied  to a newspaper is derived from a  small Venetian coin, the price of  the first news sheet published  there.  An electric proces.8 will detect  accurately minute particles of bichromate of potash in solution.  It is of value in chemistry and was  discovered by a Parisian.  Some time ago at a gas manu-  factoiy at Ivry, near Paris, a turbine, propelled by jets of steam,  was set running and driven 3,GOO  hours, or 150 days, without a stop.  Lubrication was supplied by an  automatic oiler. As the spoed of  the circumference of the rotating  disk was about six miles a minute,  a point on that circumference  traveled during the 150 days  almost five and a half times the  distance from the earth to the  moon.  ' your Razors Honed  and-Your Baths at  *  ������  ?  ?  ������  ������  ������  ?  ?  ?  ���������?  ?  ?  ���������;���������  FRAWLEY'S  RSHO  Frank Fletcher  Provincial Land, Surveyor,  Nelson, B. C.  HKiriKSVII/LE   HOTEI..  Bridesville, B. C. This hotel is  within easy reach of all the leading  Boundary towns and the'centre of  a fine farming district.  THOMAS   WAISH,   Proprietor.  LAKEVIEW   HOTEL |      '  in   Nelson, B. C,   employs   all  * white help and is a home for the  world at $1.00 a day.  ".  ' *   Nop. Mallette, Proprietor.  J. R. CAMERON,  Leading Tailor of the Kootenays.  KASLO, "B.   C.  ������  ������  GREENWOOD.  v* w* tt"* *5* w* (5* i2& v& wr* i3* t2* % >��������� i5* O* O* *5* %5*  $T.   THOMAS I  CLOTHES CLEANED  PRESSED AND REPAIRED  GREENWOOD  *> TAILOR  je- j? tP jr jp jp ������f i? s? je- sp je- ������<? jp jp jp jp  Greenwood City Waterworks Company  HOTEL CASTLEGAR, Castlegar Junc-  .tion. All-modern. Excellent  accomodations for tourists and  drummers. Boundary train leaves  here at 9.10 a.m.  W. H. GAGE, Proprietor  GRANITE CREEK HOTEL  Granite Creek, B. C.   Headquar-  '.     ters for miners, prospectors and  railroadmen.   Good.stabling in  connection.     Tasty   meals  and  .  pleasant rooms.  H. G00DISS0N, Proprietor  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.  CITV  Baggage transferred to  any part of the City. Furniture moved to any part of  the District. General-Dray-  ing of all kinds. .  SIDNEY OLIVER.  ALGOMA HOTEL  Deadwood,* B. C. This hotel is  within easy distance of Greenwood  and provides a comfortable home  for travellers. The bar has the  best of wines, liquors and cigars.  JAMES HENDERSON, Proprietor  THE SIMILKAMEEN HOTEL  PriuCeton. This botel Is new, comfortable  well-furnlRlied, and is close to tlie railway  depot. Modern accommodation and sample rooms. _  SUMMERS & WARDLE, Proprietors  GREENWOOD and  MIDWAY STAGE  Leaves Greenwood for Spokane  at 7 a. m., and for Oroville at 2:30  p. m. Charles Russell.  Science of Deduction  Tommy's mother had taken him  to church to hear the evening sermon, and' they occupied seats in  the gallery. Tommy tried not to  let his attention to wander from  the preacher, but it did. He  seemed to be particularly interested  in a family who sat in fropt of  him, and when the sermon was  about half over he whispered to  his mother���������Mamma, I never saw  those people bofore, but I know  their names. Hush dear! But I  do, persisted Tommys Their  name's Hill,   How do you know?  ARMI is situated on the West Fork of the  Kettle river, 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 Pentic  ton, 87 miles,  CARMI has mining, timber and agricultural  resources of great value, It has gold mines right at  the townsite, and is a good smelter site,  Lots are being sold at from $50 to $250 each,  Invest your money at home,  For further particulars apply to  CARMI   TOWNSITE   CO,  CARMI,      B.    C.  i  i  4  v.  Ill  V-i  i.I  ' <i THE   LEDGE,   .GREENWOOD,   BRITISH   COLUMBIA1.  EQnKBssnnaKiBinaeaH'tfBS'ss'U^  ������������������ TEMPERANCE |  is all right if shorn of humbuggery.  Too much water drinking is just  ' as injurious as too much liquor or  anything else.  OUR PURE WINES  AND LIQUORS  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. A  ;t- -greenwood ciquor -goinpany, Importers, .greenwood, B. 0. |  ���������i'-M'-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 CO,  WATTSBURG, B, C. ��������� PROCTOR, B, C  rssmsg  <*m**������<*=������*-*-������*5'**^^  )9    t  Dealers* in Fresh and Salt-Meats, Fish  and Poultry. Shops in nearly all the  towns of the Boundary and Kootenay.  I COPPER STREET, GREENWOOD, B.C.  jSksHS-WS-*-***^^*^^  ���������ymmniininmnimmmmnfimnmmimiinimmiiminti  I Greenwood to Phoenix Stage I  |= Leaves Greenwood Daily at 3 p. m. =s  ������~ -        Arrives Greenwood Daily at 10 a. m. =3  :������������ GREENWOOD OFFICE        - CLUB CIGAR STORE =3  1 H.   M.. LAING,   PROPRIETOR 1  TiimmmiMimmmimmmmimmim  ������^9999990099999999999999999999999999999999999999999  ANALYSIS OF WATER.  Chlorine   8.14  Sulphuric Acid  3*53*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 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 in connection.  U  lUHliam Boyd, Proprietor,  fialcyen, B. g.  " I  999  LEDGE ADS. BRING RESULTS  SMOKE....  Mountaineer and Kootenay Standard Cigars.   Made by  J. xC, THELIN & CO., NELSON.  Don't Be HOODWINKED  WE NEVER CHANGE,BRANDS  r  ARE A 1 QUALITY  TheBRILLlANTES  Are the Best Clear Havanas In Canada  Made by Union Labor In the best Hygienic Factory In tbe country.   Call for  them aud get -value for your money Instead of rope  WILBERG & *W0LZ. Prop. B.C. Cluar  Factory, New Westminster, B. C.  ASSAYBR  E. W. WIDDOWSON, Assayer and  Chemist, Box .111108, Nelson, B. C.  Charges:���������Gold, Silver, Lead or Copper,  $i each. Gold-Silver, or Silver-Lead,  *i.So. Price9 for other metals: Coal,  Cement, Fireclay analyses on applica.  tion. The largest custom assay office in  British Columbia,  STARKEY & CO.  NELSON, B. C.  s     WHOLESALE  dealers in  Produce   and   Provisions  9  .xcursion  > To principal points in Eastern  Canada and United States  Tickets are Flrst-class'and will tie on Sale  May 17,18. 24, 29; June \,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, N. B.  120.00  st. paul .....;.   60.00  CHICAGO.;. i  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. REDPATH,  . Ticket Agent,  Greenwood, B. C.  j. a. Mcdonald,  District Passenger Agent,  Nelson, B. C.  LOANS TO' FARMERS  Tho .various provincial legislatures aro taking up tho matter of  loans at a low rate of interest to  assist farmers in buying stock ancl  improving their holdings. Tin's is  a matter which might well command the attention of our own  government.  Of all persons in the country engaged in productive enterprises the  farmer is tho worst off when it  comes to raising a loan, and he is  more often than not forced into the  hands of the loan shark. And yet  tho farmers in the present days of  increasing cost of living is the best  bet the country has. He is also  safe. He cannot get away, and if  he does his land is there. Why  then not assist him to bring his  land up to the maximum of productiveness. This "is not a new  policy. It lias been tried in Aus-  tralia and ITew Zealand, and has  worked well. Those governments  find that it pays to put the credit  of the country at the disposal of its  citizens and especially the farmers.  Loans are arranged on a system  by which both principal and interest are taken care of by half-yearly  payments extending over a period  of thirty or forty years. Of course  the borrower can pay iu full at anytime, but there is no reason why he  should. If his money is not worth  more than five per cent, to him on  his farm (the rate generally charged  and which includes both principal  ���������ind interest) he should get out of  farming, because it is certain that  either he or the country is not  adapted to it.  Think what such a system would  do for Northern British Columbia,  and what a firm hold bhe government introducing ib would secure  on the aflecbions of the farming  classes. It has been claimed that  it would not be introduced in this  province for the reason thab the  large majority of our people live in  cities and would fight such a policy  as special legislation in favor of a  comparatively small body -of the  population. But that is nonsense,  without a large area of cultivated  land tributary to it any city must  eventually come to grief. The  welfare of our cities is indissolubly  bound up with that of the country  districts, and the prosperity of the  latter re-acts at once aud - automatically ou the former.  If the government wants to find  a popular way to invest that surplus let it be the first Canadian  province to adopt the New Zealand  system of farm loans, and it can  sit back and await the future with  equanimity. Wo havo tho land;  we have, or can soon get, the farmers. We have, also, thanks to  the land policy of the government,  plenty of money in the treasury,  and can get more if we need it on  favorable terms. Nothing is lacking to change the name of British  Columbia from a "sea of mountains," to a sea of grain or other  farm produce, but a little assistance  granted at the right time to those  who are eager to undertake the  transformation. It costs money  to clear land in this province, but  the land is the best on earth when  it is cleared. A little assistance at  the start would save the settler  years of thankless toil and would  enable the people of our: cities to  secure home grown produce at  reasonable prices. ��������� The Interior  News.  ooooiSooooodoooociooooooooda  o  WHAT  CANADIANS  ARE DOING  OOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOCXD  C. A. MAGRATII  International Commissioner.  Though Mr. Magrath was not successful at the last parliamentary  election, and consequently out of the  running for cabinet honours, tho  premier did'iiot leave one of his.right  hand men, while in opposition, to rust  long and-in appointing Mr. Magrath  to a responsible position as member  With modern machinery and the  employment of 40,000,000 stonecutters, masons, haulers, quarry-  men and laborers, the Cheops  Pyramid could be duplicated in  about two years.  C. A. MAGKATII  ol the International Commission ha  has not only'dono a gracious act but  has strengthened the commission  wRh a strong man.    ** ,  Of immense physique, powerful intellect and indomitable will power C,  A. became an object of interest as soon  as he entered the House of Commons  in the last p-arMament. The son of a  brilliant Irish sohoolm'astcr, he has  also the best blood of the Macgregors  inthis veins and, if ability counts for  anything, Mr. Magrath is destined to  occupy a high place in the councils  of the nation. Decency in public' life  is one of the battles he is always  fighting. -3  Mr. Magrath was born in 1860 in  Augusta, Ont. and after'a good education he took up the profession of surveying. ' Before entering the House  of Commons in 1908 he had already  served two terms in the N. "W. Legislative Assembly.  HON. J. D. "ffcGREGOB  Jfova Scotia  It is appropriate that the chief  executive of a Scottish province  should be of Scotch extraction-so that  in James Drummond McGregor Nova  Scotia has a Lieut-Governor of her  own heart  Born in New Glasgow seventy-foui  '���������:������������������!. ---*** '���������??���������:..  ''*?,&'f?M$i������  ^i''~H_:i\.Kdt  -v^i*i*-J'-%:^  _.*.*a\4!  HON. J. D. "JTcGEEGOK  years ago of a family which first  settled in Pictou in 1786, one member  of which, Rev. James McGregor, was  the pioneer minister of Eastern Nova  Scotia, young James, after a sound  education went In the shipping business and made a fortune.  In public life he was twice a mem-  fber of the N. S. legislature and twice  Mayor of New Glasgow. Previous to  "being called to the Senate in 1903  Mr. McGregor had tried for the House  of Commons but was not successful.  GE0EGE HAM  C. P. E .Publicity Agent  To know the genial George Ham  of C. P. R. fame is the password to  .anywhere at any time, for everyone  knows, either by reputation or personally, the man who has advertised  ���������the C. P. R. and incidentally Canada.  Mr. Ham has acted as host, of, course  on behalf of his company, to every  big man who has visited Canada this  ���������last.twenty years, and should they  forget the C. P. R. and even Canada  they oa*fnot forgot the fund of humour  bottled up In one man.  There Is a story told of George who,  wherever ho may bo always sends  his soiled linen to Montreal to be  laundried. One day on an Eastbound  train tho ongineor staying over long  to take In wator was threatened with  dlro penalties by , tho conductor.  "Man, tlie President's on board and  there'll be H��������� to play". "Cannot  help it" At last, as no other threat  would avail, "Man, George Ham's  washing's on board." "What Why  in the name of Columbus didn't you  say that at first. Here I've been  wasting five minutes gassing. Don't  you tell George for he'll never for-  glvo me."  Such is the popularity of Georgo  Ham amongst his confroros, from tho  President down.  DOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOCOOO  FOE    LIGHTEN  MOMENTS  DOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOO  Why Men Leave Home.  My wife and I have birthdays '  Upon the selfsame day;  We celebrate together,  It, is the nicest way.  We give each other presents���������  This ypy the gif.s were swell;  I gave my wife some diamonds,  My wife she" gave me ���������  '*   Goodness!   ���������  S>er  While the Saturday half-holiday  plan is growing, why overlook tho  housewife? When does she get a half:  holiday?  Pitless Cherry Pie.  Prof. Burton N. Gates of Amherst  college is trying to develop the sting-  less bee. While he's about it, why not  have a try at the pitless cherry pie?  Proverb Up-to-Date.  You cannot make a silk purse out  of a sow's ear, but the packers can  make potted chicken of it.  The wine agent says they've raised  the price of champagne but they  Medoc.  Let's Discard This:  I don't mind cooking a bit, but I  do detest dishwashing.  We don't know whether Bacon  murdered Shakespeare, but we're sure  Bill's had rough handling from some  actors we could mention.  SkJnney A. Sough, tho Village Cutaway  "Yes", says the grocer who gives  credit, "I'm the victim of this unreasonable trust."  Geniuses are queer, they tell me,  Queerest thing beneath the sun,  Mary's genius burns tho brightest  When there're dishes to -be done.  N       Do Tou Remember���������  Ben Lomond?  Rowardenen?  Seal  Rock?  Reno?  A Proverb Revaiupcd.  "A touch in time yields a dime."  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) jfSS.oo.  Certificate of Improvement Notice  (60 days) ". #7.50  Application to Purchase Land Notices (60 days) ;.. ^7.50  Delinquent Co-owner Notices (90  days) JfJro.oo  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  ���������"SGi  I  EHOLT, B, C,  G11IIEII  John   yieJ^ell&p  Proprietor.  COUNTY COURT OF YALE.  A SITTING of tlio County Court of Yule will  lie hnldcn at tho Ocrait Houso, Giconwood,  on TucKlny the 10t.li day of September, 1012, at  eleven o'clock in tlie foionoon.  By order,  WAT/PER DEWDNEY,  Registrar C. O, of Y.  Synopsis of Coal Mining Regulations.  COAL mining rights of the Dominion,  in Manitoba, Saskatchewan and Alberta, the Yukon Territory, the Northwest Territories and in a portion of British  Columbia, may be leased for a term of  twenty-one years at an annual rental of  $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 tbe royalty  thereon: If the coal mining rights are  not being operated, such returns should  be furnished at least once a year.  The lease will include the coal mining  rights only, but the lessee may be permitted to purchase whatever available  surface rights may be considered necessary for the working of the mine at the  rate of $10.00 au acre.  For full information application should  be made to the Secretary of the Department of the Interior, Ottawa, or to any  Agent or Sub-Agent of Dominion Lands.  W. W. CORY,  Deputy Minister of the Interior.  N.B.���������Unauthorized publication of this  advertisement will not be paid for.  Extra Municipal  Wholesale   Liauor  Licence  NOTICE  Notice is hereby given that on the 2nd  day of September'ncxt application will be  made to the Superintendent of Provincial Police for the grant of an Extra-  Municipal Wholesale Licence for the sale  of liquor iu and upon the premises known  as the Greenwood Liquor Co., Greenwood,  B.C.  Dated this 1st day of August, 1912.  JAMES MCCREATH  Greeuwood Liquor Co.  nelson, B. 0.  IV. V. -V15LIS, 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.  GRAND CENTRAL   HOTEL   Opposite Postoffice, NELSON, B. C.  American and European Plans.  H. H. PITTS, Prop.  CENTRAL HOTEL  PHOENIX.'  One of the largest hotels in  the city.. Beautiful location,  fine rooms and tasty meals.  A. O. JOHNSON  PROP.  QUEEN'S, HOTEL,  PHOENIX      B.   O.  The Newest and Largest Hotel in  the City. Everything neat, clean  and comfortable. Steam heat and  electric light. Meals ancl drinks at  all hours.  CMSHOU & HARTMAN  Props.  ON PARLE FRANCAIS  NATIONAL HOTEL  B. C,  The   Really Best House  '    in the Boundary.  Recently Remodelled and  Strictly Up-to-Date.  Restaurant in connection  New "Mother Gooso.  There was a man in our town,  And ho was wondrous wiso;  He jumped into a bramble bush  And scratched out both his eyes.  Tho bushes grew within tho park  And well tho wise man knew  That for each eye that he had lost,  The city he could suo.  Most women's idea of economy consist in buying a thing because it's  cheap whether they need It or not  An empty wagon makes the most  noise.   So does a full man.  ������������������������������������iPi^i'-i'ta-j^^ gaBsazaa miaiW<mawMimmmm  Is a GREAT THING  TO MIX WITH . .  YOUR BUSINESS .  tmB  jBgSSSSSB_SBSSS^  smmmmmuimmmmmmrsm  Iu the Matter of the Estate of Gorman  West, late of Bull Creek, West Fork  Kettle River, British Columbia,  Deceased.  NOTICE is hereby given that all persons having claims against the late  Gorman West, who died on or about the  Sth day ofjuly, 1912, are required to furnish particulars thereof to the undersigned, duly verified.  And that after the 1st day of October,  1912, the executor will proceed to distribute the assets of the said deceased  among the persons entitled thereto, having regard only to the claims of which  he shall then have had notice.  Dated at Greeuwood, B. C, this 25th  day ofjuly, 1912.  ' A. S. BLACK  Executor.  Copper Street, Greenwood, B. C.  About Float.  Float is not a periodical.  Tt is a book containing 86  illustrations all told, and  is filled with sketches and  stories of western life. It  tells how a gambler cashed  in after 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 the  roamings of a western  editor among the tender-  feet in the cent belt. It  contains the early history  of Nelson and a romance  of the Silver King mine.  In it are printed threo  western poems, and dozens of articles too numerous'to mention. Send for  one bofore it is too lato.  Tho price is 25 cents,  postpaid to any part of tho  world. Address all letters to  R. T Lowery  GREENWOOD, B. C.  OWEN   BOYER  PROP.  NELSON HOUSE  NELSON.  European Plan.  Cafe open day aud night.   Bar.  Merchant's lunch 12 to 2.  W. A. WARD  Phone 27.  PROPRIETOR.  T. 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.  ARN0TT & HlNE     -     Proprietors  WINDSOR HOTEL  The Windsor Hotel is one of the  best furnished hotels in the West.  It is located in the heart of Greeuwood and within easy reach of all  the financial and commercial.institutions of the Copper Metropolis. Heated with steam ancl 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 Hdtel Co  J. E. Cartier, Mgr.  In thc Supreme Court or British Columbia  In the Estate of Edward George Warren '  Deceased  ALL persons having claims against the  estate of Edward George Warren, wlu>  died iu Greenwood, B. C, on the 4M1 day  of July, 1912, are required to send particulars of thc same, duly verified, to the  uudcrsigucd, on or before thc 15th day of  October, 1912; nnd all persons indebted  to the said deceased are required to pay  such indebtedness forthwith to tlie undersigned. After thc said I5U1 day of October,. 1912, the Administratrix will proceed to distribute llie estate of tlie said  deceased among tlie persons entitled  thereto, having regard only to the claims  of which she shall then have notice.  Dated this 31st day ofjuly, 1912.  ALEXANDER W. STRICKLAND,  Merritt, B. C.  Attorney-in-fact for Wilhelminn Agues  Warren, the Administratrix of tlie said  estntc.  1   ''3. *>.!   E  '        ' ",Wl'5?,,Jl  >     ~     '     , **'' j. pi i  - Hsm  \    ^    - V,  j    ,<!' 1     '**?'h|  ^'' i J4  > '   :   ' v i  ���������    M  ,    ' ;'I LtiDGE,   GREENWOOD,   BRITISH   COLUMBIA.  CKK>00<X>0<KK>0<>0<>0<*K*������*'00  I    BOUNDARY MINES    f  <**^00-00000000<>00<>0000<K><>000  Last week the Rawhide shipped  7,-190 tons of ore.  Last week tho Granby mine  shipped 23,292 tons of ore.  Last week the Granby smelter  treated 23,SOS tons of ore.  Last week the Mother Lode  lhino shipped 7,920 tons of ore.  Last week tho Greenwood  smelter treated 15,355 tons of,ore.  Last week the Napoleon mine  -shipped 50S tons of ore.  Last week the shipments of  blister copper from tho Granby  smelter amounted to 3-10,000, a  total for* the year of 13,242,500  pounds.  Near Midway the Boundary Exploration Co. hab four men sinking  a three compartment shaft. A  gasoline hoist has recently been  installed.  The Bounty Fraction at Beaverdell will begin shipping when the  railway begins hauling freight.  Already considerable high grade  ore lias been sacked and more is  being put up every day.  At tho workings of the Midway  Coal &��������� Coke Co., near Ingram  bridge, the shaft is down 95 feet  with coal showing in the bottom.  It is likely that the contractor will  install a gasoline engine for hoisting this month.  The Granby is still working two  diamond drills iu Phoenix. The  small one is operating on the Gold  Drop and the big one has been  moved into the city and is punching a hole not far from the C. P. R.  station. No information is obtainable in regard to the result of the  Granny's diamond drill explorations.  On the east fork of Rock Creek,  at White's bar, a Calilornia company has five miles of the creek  leased, and has ten men at work  dredging the creek and washing  the gold out of the' dirt. At a  depth of five feet gold has been  found, and if bedrock can be reached at a depth of thirty feet- the  company will make big money.  At its property near Chesaw, the  Molson Mining Co., is making  preparations to install a 50 horse  power gasoline engine.  Newman Erb, president of the  British Columbia Copper company,  says that the company's production of copper in July exceeded  .1,000,000 pounds. This represents  a substantial increase over the  month of June.  Recently the Granby has been  making a net profit of $135,000  a month.  The Apex mine near Chesaw  has resumed operations.  The B. C. Copper Co. produced  1,020,000 pounds of copper in  July, and 996,000 pounds in June.  C^JOO<>OC^OOOOKX>000000000000  I   B. C. MINING NEWS   f  0000<K><>00<>CK>OOCK><><X><>000<K>0  John A. Thomson, managing di  rector of the Mount Stephen Mining syndicate, operating the Mon  arch mine at Field, writes that the  now mill is making a very satis  factory concentration, producing  both lead and zinc concentrates of  marketable, grade. As first installed the mill was not designed  to make zinc concentrates but recently changes have beon made so  that now they are turning out a  car of zinc concentrates per week  and a 35 ton car of silver-lead concentrates every four days. Four  thousand toils of ore have been put  through the mill bo far and the  company has on hand 700 tons of  concentrates in which the separ*  ation of tho zinc was not given  close attention and which will be  further separated into the two  products. At present the company is milling about 425 tons a  week. Tho mine is situated on  the   precipitous   side   of   Mount  Stephen and is one of the oldest in  British Columbia, The lead was  exposed in a cut when the main  line of the Canadian Pacific railway was under construction. Formerly the tunnol was reached by  a bridge built out in the side of the  cliff, but the company has run a  tunnel to obtain ingress and egress  with greater safety. Altogether  tunnels and raises to tho extent of  1,100 feet have been run recently  and considerable new ground opened up proving the ore body to continue in volume, grade and extent  well up with the previous grade  aud size. The period of adjustment of a new mill and tho changes  that have had to be made to meet  tho local difficulties in the milling  practice is now past and the company expects to maintain a steady  rate from now on.���������Golden Star.  The excitement over the discovery of gold-bearing float a few  miles to the east of this town, has  subsided, the fact of the original  discoverers not yet having established the 'cad putting a damper  ou the search. Numerous parties  visited the section where the float  was picked up, and the original  discoverers have beeu diligently  searching for the vein, but unsuccessfully so far. ��������� It seems to be  the general opinion, however, that  the hills in that section are full of  gold-bearing strata, and that it will  only be a question of time until a  big vein of rich ore is discovered,  in the meanwhile the government  is the greatest gainer from the discovery, having sold a miner's licence to nearly every man in the  community since the discovery was  made.���������Quesnel Observer.  Word was received here  within  the past few days  that   Captain  John Irving, one of  the  principal  owners of the Arctic Chief mine,  one of  tho best copper properties  in the local belt, is perfecting arrangements whereby work will be  started on  the mine in the near  future.    There has been  nothing  done on the Arctic chief since late  in 1907,   nearly   five   yeard   ago.  But for several mouths before that  period a large crew was employed  there and several hundred tons of  ore was shipped, being hauled from  the mine to the depot in White-  horse in  wagons.    As no money  was lost in operating in that small  and primitive manner, the owners  of the property realize that,  with  the railroad  spur practically tapping the mine and at the  present  low rates  on   ore   transportation  given by the company, taken with  the high price of copper,   it could  now be operated at great financial  profit.    It is reported that H. W.  Vance,  for a long   time   general  manager of the Conrad properties  in the Carcross properties country,  but now of Seattle, will come here  to take charge of the operations  proposed to be inaugurated at the  Arctic   Chief.     Mr.   Vance   is   a  thorough mining man, a good  fellow,  and  his  return to Southern  Yukon would be hailed  with delight by his many friends.    From  present indications the time is not  distant  when   two   or   three   ore  trains  will be operated daily between this place and Skagway-by-  the-Sea.��������� White Horse Star.  New Hazelton. ��������� Another big  coal field haB been discovered and  it gives promise of being an important feeder to New Hazelton,  owing to its location on the Kit-  seukla river near tho headquarters.  William McDonald, Langley, has  returned from tho fields and reports finding an excellent grade of  coking coal. Ho has staked a  block of ten Bections, and on every  section he found coal, samples of  which he brought back to town  with him. This coal can bo reached either by following tho Kit-  seukla river from its mouth near  Skeena Crossing bridge, or by going in from Morristown and up  Trout creek.   Tho Kitseukla routo  the shorter, but the grade is a  ttlo heavier, while on the Trout  I Greenwood FEED Store |  *j| ���������' ���������.���������������������"������������������-������������������- |;  I I  I   HAY, CRAB, FLOOR   1  1        AND SALT.  ' INTERNATIONAL STOCK I  FOODS AND POWDERS, I  ���������*  s*  Adams & Brown, Props. |  **t2  **-^&"*&7#^  TUNING  Mr. Charles E. King will visit  Greenwood at an early date. Leave  orders for guaranteed pianoforte  tuning at White's Drug Store.  WATER NOTICE  IB  NOTICE is hereby given that Robert  Williamson of Anaconda, will apply for a  licence lo take and use oue-lialf of a cubic  foot of water per second out of an unnamed spring on his property, which  flows in an easterly direction and empties  into Iloutidary Creek. Thc water will  be used for irrigation purposes on I.ot  1015, T.P. 70, Sub-division H.  This notice was posted on the ground  ou the 13th day ofjuly, i9i2. The application will be filed in thc office of the  Water Recorder at I'airview.  Objections may be filed with the said  Water Recorder or with the Comptroller  of Water Rights, Parliament Buildings,  Victoria, I". C.  ROBERT WILLIAMSON,  Applicant.  creek trail there is a very small  grade, and in either case an excellent wagon road or railway can bo  built. The Kitseulka coal field is  just the other side of the mountain  from the Copper river coal, but it  is quarter the distance from the  present transportation, or oven less,  and the quality is equal. In fact  it is believed by Mr. McDonald  that it is the same deposit. He  had a couple of men with him on  this trip and they did considerable  work, sufficient to satisfy them  that it was well worth looking  after. In a short time Mr. McDonald will return to the property  with more men and possibly an  engineer. If it is found to bo what  he believes it is, this coal deposit  will most likely be the first shipper  in the northern part of British  Columbia.  MANUFACTURING JEWELER  The Only Up-to-Date Optical    M^l������or6      R    C  Department in the Interior.    riieison,.   o.  *y-  JUST  ARRIVED  Swift's Premium Hams  25c per pound  L. L. Matthews & Co,  Owing to ill/health I am retiring from business,  In order to close op my store as speedily as  possible I will sell my entire stock at cost, My  stock consists of Silks, Satins, Muslins, Prints,  Ginghams and all other kinds of Dress Goods,  Ladies' and Children's Dresses, Hosiery, Under,-*  wear, etc., etc, *v  MRS. W. LAKELAND  %  Before buying Guns and Ammu-  nition  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.  BROWN'S,- FERRY, - WASH.  $  .���������������������������^^^^.^^'���������^^������������������^���������^���������^���������^^���������^���������^"W^  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 for taxes, interest, costs and expenses, on the 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 29th day of July, 1912.  ASSESSED OWNER  Archibald, Ella J   Alston, Charles F   Barrett, L. S. M   Bank of Commerce and McLean, F.  Bannerinan, D. A. Ik.J.]   Heath, David    Bunting, Herbert   Cropley, George H   Caulfield, J. J. and Munroe, D. D.  Calgary Milling Co   Desrosiers, John B   Fera, Frank, estate  Granberg, Fritz   Hall, M. D. and McDonald, D. A.  Hunter, Robert   Haering, Charles    Hall, M. 1")   Lougley, Robert C   Mellor, Robert   Mansfield, Lottie   McEwen, Hugh, estate  McLean, Thomas   McCleery, Greta  ,  McCleery, Dora  McArthur, II. II.  Naden, George R.  Naden, Margaret ....  Porter, W.J   Rutnberger, George.  Ricardo, W. C   Seymour, Mny    Sullivan, D. j.   Terhune, George W.  Tees, Samuel   Wood, Robert      Whiteside, Sadie B.  Wartmau, W.J   Walsh, Thomas   Winiiett, Louisa P. ,  Ward, John II. .......  Zimmerman, A. K. ,  Lot  1    2  3  .  3  -7  22  1  1    2  H  ^y 15  9  20  10  13  8  1  2  11  4  3  S^i6&S  9  10  7  4 5  5 6  3 4  20  8  9  11  12  14 15  sy 2  N'/2 13  3  16  14  4  3 & N.W.  4  9  1  5 to 9  5  15 16  22  6  18  20  20 21  4  6 7.  21 22  4 5  4  10 11  16  5 6  5  2  Block  1S .  25  6  * 9  12  47  87  8  8  12  12  B  B  L  B  B  -B  C  D  D&2  A  .   8  18  16  7 W  20  11  5  10  10  10  5  7  11  8  8  14  19  ��������� A&E  A  A  C  C  ~9  19  7  17  45  16  B  18  K  14  *7  6  O  7  59  11  11  Map  34  34  21  21  21  . 34  70  21  21  21  21  28  28  46  28  28  28  28  28  28&57  28  ���������. 21  21  21  "   34  3f  21  21  21  21  21  21  21  21  21  21  21  21  61 &28  61  61  61  61  21  34  21  34  34  34  28  21  46  ���������**������������������  21  21  46  21  70  34  34  Delinquent Taxes,  Subsequent   Taxes  in    Arrears,    and  Interest.  19 80  11 10  70 40  23 20  99 10  4 4o  18 8.5  27 60  t-3 80  27 60  n5 60  12 85  . 885  3 50  6 05  8 80  10 40  17 55  33 65  14 30  16 75  18 70  885  26 40  15 4o  17 55  9 60  118 40  47 35  24 20  26 40  29 50  15 10  14 35  25 90  22 OO  17 25  6 60  13 25  12 10  16 50  4 40  11 10  6 60  17 55  124 40  .885  3 55  8 85  71 60  19 75  18 75  129 20  19 75  72 05  4 4������  155 35  34 10  x6 50  14 25  Costs and  Expenses  $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  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  00  00  TOTAL  $ 2i 80  13 10  72 40  25 2o  IOI IO  6 40 .  2085  29 60  15 80  29 60  117 60  1485  1085  5 50  8 05  10 80  12 40  19 55  35 65  16 30  1875  20 70  10 85  28.40  17 40  19 55  11 60  i2o 40  49 35  26 2o  28 40  3' 50  17 10  ���������16 25  27 90  24 00  19 25  5 60  15 25  14 10  18 50  6 40  13 10  8 60  19 55  126 40  10 85  5 55  1085  73 60  21 75  20 75  131 2o  21 75  74 05  . 6 4o  157 35  36 10  18 50  16 25  By virtue of a warrant given in pursuauce of the Municipal Clauses Act aud 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 tne in that behalf enabling, I hereby give notice that I will  proceed to sell by Public Auction at thc City Hall, Greenwood, on the Sm day of September, 1912, at  10 a,m., the above mentioned lands, unless thc full amount of taxes, interest, costs and expenses as  above arc sooner paid. " G. B. TAYLOR,  Dated this 1st day of August, 1912 Collector.  ^mmmmmmfnmmnimmmmmmnimmmmmmmK  ������������**> ^2  1     The. Latest in     J  Mall.ory  g   TRUNKS,  VALISES   AND   SUIT   CASES   OF   g  H   X   MANY  SIZES,  KINDS  AND  PRICES   Xx 2  I P. W-. GE������RGE ���������& C������. I  !������   COPPER STREET       ,       GREENWOOD, B. C.   3  iuuiuiiuiuiiiiuuiiiuiiiiiiimiiiiuiiiiiiiiuiuuiuiuiiiiiaiK  01. CIGAR STORE  COPPER STREET, .GREENWOOD  Cigars,   Tobacco,    Fruit  and Confectionery.  Free Eeading Room with  all the Daily Papers.  J.NAKKERVIS ���������  PROPRIETOR  DBBR  LOWERY'S CLAIM  During tho 37 months that Lowdry'B  Claim was on earth it did business all  over the world. It was the most  unique, independent and fearless journal ever produced in Canada. Political  and theological enemies pursued it with  the venom of'a rattlesnake'until tho  g-overnmont shut it out of tho mails,  and its editor ceasad to publish it,  pa'try on account of a lazy liver and  partly because it tnkos a pile of money  to run a paper that is outlawed, 'lhcre  are still 20 difforont"editions of this condemned journal in print. Send 10 cents  and got ono or $2 and get the bunch.  R. T. LOWERY,  Greenwood, B. C  r  Mss. SPOKANE  Laviies you io ihe  SPOKAMKSS3BPAm  Sepi.30ioOci,61912  The Inland. Empires Holiday  iSieven day& and&X ni6Hs'of  eduderfiori ond mriugerneni ��������� ���������  Someihind fa jnlere$������eve^wgdoP_.  RedaaecPRaifarcgt Rateg  \Jc.\k h> ���������RoW. H Cod 'wove, ?ccy for Prenuum. Lierani  Ilhu)h*ated DailyVra&sm. D3 ^J-_^_ W ^^_^^_ Q3  ���������:'���������':���������'  STOP!   LOOK!   LISTEN!  The Reduction Sale at C, E Stork's Dry Goods  Store has been such a success that we have de/<  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. t : ��������� t : i  C. F. STORK, _-   GREENWOOD  LEDGE ADS. BEING RESULTS  i i  ^m^^^^^mr^^^^^^^^m^^^^^mmBm^^^

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