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 mi  ���������4.A-".'"       '"'^  v.. ;y^i?*    ������V5i,.������  ;x���������;  DtC '-9 1912       ���������������  y,fi&'^  Hf6^>p7ty:*v  ^���������*'" ?������5>; -��������� "j'X,  '<!?5������*?*>V/  fc "-I i -Til *���������  THE  OLDEST   MINING  CAMP  NEWSPAPER   IN  BRITISH   COLUMBIA  Vol.   XIX.  GREENWOOD, B. C, THURSDAY, DECEMBERS, ,1912.  No. 21  | Winter'Clothing  ' |  CAPS, MITTS, OVERCOATS, SWEATERS  AND MEN'S' UNDERWEAR OF EVERY  X DESCRIPTION  1 P. W. GEORGE & C  g   COPPER STREET       ��������� .      GREENWOOD,. B, C,   2  ^aiiaiiiaiiiiaiiaiaaiiiuiiiiuuiiuiiiiiiiiUiiiiaumiiiiiiii^  Our. Beautiful Display of Gifts meets  all requirements from first to last. We  have a most Complete Assortment of  Presents that Everybody Appreciates.  Pleasing and Beautiful, at the same,  time Practical and Useful.  WHY NOT  BE COMFORTABLE  When you can buy Stoves,  and Blankets at Extremely  Low Prices from  L L WHITE  Phone 16   Greenwood, B. C.  (F  Greenwood's  Big   Furniture  Store  Headquarters for all  Floor Coverings  Make 'your'roomx'dsy *arid c'onifortable"-for  ."the  Winter with  one  of our" Velvet   or  Tapestry Carpet Squares.    Just New In.  Also   New   Linoleums,  and    Mattings.  T. M. GTJLLEY & Co.  Opposite Postoffice. GREENWOOD, B. C. Phone 27  =^  Only One Quality  THE BEST  .  William C. Arthurs  THE   BREAD & CAKE  BAKER  Vienna Bakery, Greenwood  Vfc:  ^  I Around Home  r  ,m%  KENNEDY  WALTER   G.  GREENWOOD,   B.  C.  WHOLESALE   AND   RETAIL  ATTRACTIVE JEWELRY .  has seldom been gathered in such  an extensive display as the one we  are now showing. - We know you  will become interested.' Notonly-in  TftB 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.  ')  Min. m  A Full Stock of First Class Pipes.       Pipe  Repairs  a  Specialty.  qgr  THE CANADIAN BANK  OF COMMERCE  St. Jude's Anglican Church  Advent Services: Matins and  Holy Communion, ii a.m.;  Sunday School,2:30 p.m.; Evensong, 7:30 p.m; Evensong aud  Litany, Fridays, 7:30 p.m.  Rev. Franklin Watson, Vicar.  ROOMS   TO   LET  In the Swayne House, Silver  Street. Clean, private and comfortable rooms in a quiet locality  at reasonable rates. Hot and cold  baths free to guests.  CAPITAL, $15,000,000  REST, $12,500,000  MONEY  ORDERS  Issued by Thc Canadian Bank of'Commerce, are a safe, convenient and  inexpensive method of remitting* small sums of money. These Orders,  payable without charge at any bank in Canada (except in the Yukon  Territory) and in the principal cities of tlie United States, are issued at  the following* rates:  $5 and under    3 cents  5 and not exceeding $10    6     "  10       " " 30 10     "'  30       " " 50 ..15     "  ABROAD  DRAFTS ond MONEY  Over  <<  REMITTANCES  should be made by means of our SPECIAL FOREIGN  ORDERS.   Issued without delay at .reasonable rates.     .  SAVINGS BANK DEPARTMENT  J. T. BEATTIE,    -    Manager of Greenwood and Rock Creek Branches  Bank of Montreal  ESTABLISHED 1817  Capital, all paid up, $16,000,000    Rest, $16,000,000.  UNDIVIDKD   PKOITITS,   1(111,855,185.30  Hon. President: Lord Strathcona and Mount Royai,, G. C. M.G.  President: R.B. Angus, Esq.  i  Vice-President: Sir E. S. Ci,ouston, Bart.  General Manager: H. V. MkrbdiTH, Esp,.  Branches in London, Eng.i&VK'ttiil} 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������������������'"ffi&ftgttt  Greenwood Branch   - C. B. Winter, Mgr.  -mwwiiuuiwamMsm  WANTS. Etc  For Sale.���������A pair of $5 Automobile skates ou $3.50 hockey  boots, size 6J-2, as new. Willcox,  Ledge office.  $20 weekly for few hours work  taking: orders for cut-rate groceries. Rcdpaths granulated sugar  four cents a pound. Representatives wanted everywhere. Outfit free. The Consumers Associa.  tion, Windsor, Ont.  Fok Sale.���������One 30 inch Box  stove, $4 00. Kinney's Blacksmith shop.  For thirty-five cents in stamps,  money order or coin, we will mail  you post paid six beautiful high  grade Christmas cards and six  beautiful embossed Christmas  postcards. Money refunded immediately if you do not think the  assortment worth double the  price. Three packets for $1 including free packet of twenty-  five embossed Christmas wafers  showing Canadian coat of arms.  B, C. Bargain House, Dept. L,  752 Richards St., Vancouver,  B. C.  For Salk.���������A No. 1 Westinan  & Baker, Gordon, press. The  Ledge, Greenwood.  SHOT DEAD  An Italian by tho name of Louie  Canzeno was killed last Sunday in a  railway camp attheSummit, above  Carmi. He was pulling a loaded  rille out of his bunk, when tho  trigger caught in the blankets  causing tho gun to discharge a bullet into his hoart.  "Lard is still 81.50 for lOlbs at  Brown's, Ferry, Wash."  The curler's have everything in  readiness tor a lively season.  New seasons figs, raisins, nuts  and fresh fruit at Kennedy's.  The Phoenix Ski club will give  a dance on New Year's night.  C. Kinney has received a carload of lumber for retail purposes.  Up the Kettle river the cougars  will soon be killing*deer out of  season.   ������������������ ...  For $300 the skating rink has  been leased to George Murray for  the season.  Frank Coryell has returned to  Grand Forks, ' where he will be  for some time. '     '  Christmas Cards in many  prices, designs and varieties at  John L, -Coles Book Store.  Miss Mae Lawson returned from  Vancouver last'night, to take a  position in Reridall's^store.  . Hugh Lisle is still in the hospital at Grand: Forks, but is reported to be improving in health.  Inspector. Graham of Calgary  is in the Boundary, on a tour of  inspection of all the custom  offices.  Buckwheat cakes and maple  syrup for breakfast these cool  mornings, try em, -.'phone 21, L.  A. Smith, & Co.  Henry Lee has sold his ranch  at Midway to a man'" from Este-  vac.and taken up a new one on  Nicholson creek.  The sale of work by the Ladies  Aid'of the Presbyterian church  will be held in,'-the'Auditorium  on December 12.'    ��������� ������������������  Snow began failinglon the last  day of November and it will con-,  tinue to do so at:������ irregular intervals until March.  Judge Brown will be in the  city today, holding chambers over  the.case of Armstrong versus Dr.  Schwab]aud of Oroville.  Christmas stockings, tree decorations and confectionery for  Xmas trees at specially low prices  in quantities at Kennedy's.  G. E, Malcolm and Miss Martha Demuth were married in  Grand Forks last week. They  will reside in Vancouver..  The late Jack Coryell was  given a military funeral in Kelowna. He was buried beside his  mother, sister and brother.  A choice range of fancy goods  and Christmas cards some extra  good values in pipes, etc., suitable  for Christmas gifts at Kennedy's.  Last Sunday a three year old  boy of Mrs. Heckmah's fell off the  verandah at Crowell's hotel in  Midway, and fractured his skull.  Get in on that Christmas drawing at Kennedy's a free chance  for lady or gentleman with every  50 cent purchase till Christmas  Eve.  L. W. Shatford, M.P.P. has  sold his store in Hedley to F. II.  French, and next spring he will  start upou a trip around the  world.  Big Rory McLeod will spend  the winter at his ranch on the  main Kettle river. He expects to  catch several bobcats by the new  process.  The Phoenix brass band gave  a dance in that city last week.  For selling the largest number of  tickets a prize was awarded to  Miss Ella Lyden.  Waterman's Ideal Fountain  Pen makes an ideal present. You  can buy them from John L. Coles.  He has them in prices ranging  from $2.50 to $10..  Service in the Presbyterian  church next Sunday, December  8th, at 11 a. m., Sunday School  and Bible Class 2:30 p. m. Rev.  J, R, Munro Pastor.  Jimmy Copland was in town  for a few minutes on Monday.  He says that real estate has  touched $10 a foot iu Bridesville,  and a boom is due in the spring.  Tbe entertainment in the Auditorium on'the 12th will cause  many a ripple of laughter. Do  not miss the Court scene with  Judge Dewdney on the high seat,  Don't be a Christmas rusher  and get red in the face. Order  early and save your time and  temper. You know what those  last few days before Christmas  are���������Be wise!  Tenders are being received for r  the neW postoffice building iu  Greenwood. It will cost about  $40,000, and will be erected upon  the site formerly occupied by the  Pioneer hotel.  See the brass goods at the store  of John L. Coles. Jardineres,  Fern Pots, Vases, Clocks, Tea  Kettles, Candlesticks, and Smoker  Sets, Just the goods for holiday  presents.  During the burning of the New  Zealand ��������� hotel at Hedley, Mrs.  Jackson dropped her purse containing several hundreds of dollars during the excitement, and  it was burned.  Up in Phoenix, Danny Deane is  now locking the hen-house door  when he puts the chickens away  for the night. If you want any  ot Danny's fine springers you will  have to get them from the waiter,  fried or otherwise.  Apple Special. ��������� We have  about forty boxes ot fall apples  to dispose of before putting out  winter stock and in order to do so  are making a price of $1.00 a box,  they are good cookers and just  the thing.for making mince meat,  L. A. Smith & Co., 'phone 21. .  Western Float  AFTER MANY DAYS  About twenty-three years ago,  Peter and Martin Hotts left their  home in Ontario and pushed west  in search of a fortune. Martin has  been a-lumberjack,in the. logging  camps of the Kettle river for many  years, while Peter chased the yellow metal in Alaska and the Klondike. He finally struck it rich at  Iditarod, selling some gold properties to the Guggfl, from which he  expects to get $800,000. He hunted up his brother Martin near  Greenwood the other day, togged  him out in new clothes, and hand  in hand, with a fatted calf on their  backs they are on their way back  to spend a happy Christmas  the old folks near Toronto.  with  FOUND DEAD  On Monday Charles Petersen  was found dead in a cabin near  the Athelstan mine. He had  killed himself by the rope route,  and had been hanging for eight  days to a rafter in the cabin, his  feet just touching the floor. At  one time iu company with Gus  Eastman, he kept the Hotel Colin  at Grand Forks, selling out to  Theo Biner a few months ago.  He was somewhat given to strong  drink, and it is thought that he  committed the rash deed while in  a condition of temporary dementia.  A FATAL ACCIDENT  J. 0, Eek met with a fatal ac-  .    *  cident on his ranch near Myncaster  Monday evening. His ranch is on  the hillside, and while driving a  load of lumber home the wagon  tipped over and crushed out his  life within a 100 yards of his house.  His wife came out to meet him  with a lantern, and found him  dead with his head protruding from  under the load. He had lived leas  than five minutes after the accident. He leaves a wife and three  young children. . Coroner Black  made an enquiry, but did not deem  it necessary to hold an inquest.  Drive thy  drive thoo.  business or   it  will  There   is    a   labor   famine, in  Quesnel.  Molson  will  have   a   creamery  next spi ing. - ,   '  A new school-house will be built  at Chopaka.  A curling rink will be built in  Salmon Arm.  There are 27,000 people in Saskatoon, Sask.  Ducks are being shipped from  Chesaw to Nelson.  There are six candidates for the  mayoralty of Alberni.  . A troop of Boy Scouts has been  organized in Quesnel.  Work, has been resumed on the  Apex mine near Chesaw.  Wild dog roses were in bloom on  Fairfield island last week.  C. C. Tilley has returned to  Oroville from North Bend.  Dr.Chisholm of Vancouver has  opened an office in Fort Fraser.  Drilling for oil has ceased at  Tiahn Point on Graham Island.  Edmonton gets from the Hudson  Bay Co., $200,000 a year for taxes.  The largest building in Mission  City is being erected by a Chinaman.  The people of St. Elmo , want a  better ferry across the Fraser river.  There is some talk of building a  Catholic church in New Hazelton.  In Nanaimo fifty-five rooms have  been added to the Windsor hotel.  The producing of turpentine  should become a great industry in  B. O.  There are fifty-eight registered  property owners of Ashcroft real  estate.'  Near Keremeos R. C. Clark has  jnst finished a house that cost him  $5,000.   ,  There are' nine telephones in  Parksville, and 19,420 in Vancouver.  For shooting a hen pheasant, a  man in Dewdney was fined $50  and costs.  During October there was only  one alarm of fire in Eupe, and it  was false.     v  " "A. "S. Brown of Vancouver,.' is  walking across the continent on a  bet of $500. '.    ' ..  Joe McDonnell has sold his hotel  in Penticton and may locate in  Lethbridge.  Bill Matheson died in Ontario  last month. He was an old-timer  in Enderby.  Prince Rupert wants the Granby  Co. to build its northern smelter  in that city.  It is more than likely that a fish  hatchery will be established at  Cultus lake.  Donald Walker died in Shnswap  a few days ago. He was a pioneer  of the district.  On each trip the stage between  Quesnel and Fort Fraser carries  ten sacks of mail.  After a residence of twelve years  in Chesaw, Wm. Hamilton has  moved to Princeton.   . *'  Two more scows have been put  on the route between Prince Rupert and Ocean Falls.  Dr. Gordon's now church in  Winnipeg will cost half a million,  and seat 10,000 people.  One day last week twenty-five  Greeks left Armstrong on their  way to fight the Turks.  The gold output of the Yukon  this year will be $6,000,000. This  is the greatest since 1S9S.  The first horse born on Graham  Island was destroyed last month.  He was twenty-seven years old.  For using impolite language on  the streets of New Hazeltou, a man  was recently fined $10 and costs.  Mr. Rodda has closed his tin  shop in Stewart, and is moving the  stock and plant to New Hazeltou.  Joe Bourgon has sold his ranch  near Aldermere for $16,000. He  lias gone to Montreal for the winter.  The majority of the property  owners, are in favor of having  Creston made'a city by incorporation.  A new trail, twenty-seven miles  long, has been cut from Naden  harbor to the west coast of Graham  Island.  Eggs have dropped to sixty cents  a dozen at New Westminster and  the price is not expected to go any  higher.  Thomas Leduc died on his farm  near Armstrong last week. He had  lived thirty years in the Okanagan  district.  The Golden Chariot mine near  Oroville, is getting a carload of ore  ready for shipment to the Granby  smelter.  On the Grand Trunk Pacific  railway near Burns lake thirty-five  tons of powder wore recently used  in ono blast.  Reuben Burton died in California last month from typhoid.' He  was the founder of Burton City,  near Nakuap.  The old suspension foot bridge  across the Fraser river near Yale,  has been demolished. It was  built in 1864:    '  Gee Sam of Ladysmith was fined  $50 for smoking opium. For having opium in his possession Wan  On was fined $100,  Antoine. Deschamps died ��������� in  Hazelton last week. Last spring  he went north from Quesnel with  Cataline's pack train.  Last month a capitalist from  France paid $75,000, for a lot ou  the corner of First and MoBride  streets-in Prince Rupert.    ,  An Indian  woman is seeking a  divorce   in   the   court   at   Prince  Rupert. Her husband, John Chap- ,  man, left her eighteen years ago.  During the past six months' the  number of telephones in use have  decreased at Trail, Rossland,  Greenwood, Cumberland and Che-  mainus. - /- "  In the north on the Salmon  river, Pat Daly has built a high  fence around his cabin, in order to  keep the bears away when he is  not at home.  The Bank  of Montreal opened'  the first   bank in Kootenay.    It  was opened in Nelson,in December,  1S91.    The Bank "of Commerce got -  in a.few days later.  There   are 2,500 men   working"  east of  Hazelton   on the   Grand  Trunk Pacific railway,  and more  are coming in every day.    Men are  plentiful in that section this winter.  On January 4, ,1893, two men  were killed by a snowslide, at the  Freddie Lee mine in the Slocan.  Since then from one to ten people  have been killed every year by *  snow slides in that district. *  Many horses turned out to pasture this summer near Whitehorse  died from some unknown cause.  The animals were able to eat until  the hour of their death. All horses  kept in stables escaped the disease.  Frank Ferguson has just arrived  at Valdez, Alaska from the White  river country.- He reports seeing  a herd of Cariboo containing 10,000  animals at Woodchopper creek,  and Charlie river. The Herd had  just crossed the Yukon river.'"' ' '  While hunting on the hills back  of Dawson, Harry Betas -shot a  golden eagle. When he went to  pick it up, the dying bird sank its  talons into his arm, inflicting an  ugly wound. He soon finished the -  eagle, but by the time he got back  to Dawson his clothes were soaked  in blood.  i  Tom Dunn and family have  taken up their permanent residence  in San Diego, California. For the  pant few years Mr. Dunn has been  living in Prince Rupert where he  made much money, but he is best  known to the old-timers by his long  residence in Vancouver coming to  that city when it was largely in the  brush.  Send for a catalogue of headstones and monuments, made by  the Kootenay Monumental Works,.  Nelson, B. C.  HALCYON NOTES  The hotel is full of guests and  everyone is enjoying the exceptionally delightful weather with which  we are now favored.  Mrs. G. A. Rendell of Eholt,  left for her home last week after a  pleasing visit of several days duration, and was delighted at tho opportunity of renewing association  with Halcyon where she acted as  nurse in the early days of the sani"  tarium.  The poultry business is a Buccess  here. The hotel table has been  plentifully supplied with chicken  and duck for months, and two fine  geese wore shipped to West Demars  last week, Mrs. Blondin is having  great success in this line and is  supplying large quantities of poultry to the C.P.R. steamers.  P. Le Bourdois of Clinton has  recently taken charge, of tho telegraph and express office.  Thos. Turner is hero rolioving  Geo. Ward, bath attendant, who  has gone on an extended vacation  to Honolulu.  Death will not take a bribe.  Tho same man can mot ho both  friond and flatterer.  riL  'I  ���������*!  ���������i  * in  Mi  -B-WM&gffl*!  %*&.  iv*J*SW.vV.. SVilii !<'i'ftvA''.'u>/'* THE   LEDGE,   GREENWOOD,   BEITISH" COLUMBIA.  THE  LEDGE  Is located at Greenwood, B. C, and can be traced to many parts of  thc earth. It comes to the front every Thursday morning, and  believes that hell would close up if love ruled the world. It believes  in justice to everyone; from the man who mucks in the mine to the  king who sits on the cushions of the throne. It believes that advertising is the life of trade; and that one of the noblest works of  creation is the man who always pays the printer.  . The Ledge is $2.00 a year in advance, or $2.50 when not so paid.  It is postage free to all parts of Canada, Mexico, Great Britain and  the county of Bruce. , To the United States it is $2.50 a year, always  in advance.  R.  T.  LOWERY  EDITOR    AND    FINANCIER.  peaches reaching the British market in good condition. The results have, however, been most satisfactory, and prospect1* are good  for a very largo trade with Great  Britain in Canadian poaches in the  future.  The peach shipments for the  past three seasons wore as follows,  showing a notable increase for the  present year:  .   1910���������3,743 single layer cases.  1911���������3,934 single layer cases.  1912���������S,'443 single layer cases.  Like Our Wheat  The Double Track  GREENWOOD, DECEMBER 5, 1912.  A blue mark here indicates that your Subscription has  become deceased, and that tho editor would once more  liko to commune with your collateral.  The early riser catches the Collins.  Just twenty days  to Christmas,  and many a sock is still holy.  It is better to become intoxicated  upon oxygen, than square gin.  Avarice and   kindred passions  burn thc soul at both ends, and the  . finale is hell.  Hk who sips bis drinks seldom  gets full, and he who chows his  food seldom loses his appendix.  One bowl of porridge, a glais of  white whiskey, and tho Now Testament makes a delightful Scotch  ' breakfast.  Ik tho women ever got the franchise, it is quite likely that a law  will bo passed, compelling the. ingredients of all fishing bait, to be  pasted on tho outside of a flask.  At last we have discovered Hamlet. He has become a furniture  mechanic, and is healing broken  tables, away back east jn that old  town where B S was first discovered  ��������� Petrolia, Ontario.  jars,, coming together and releasing  a strange dynamic; that is one of  the marvels eternally now and  amazing.  But their is another fact, tragic  and terrible, equally shattering.  It is disillusion.  When two have shared the dearest intimacy, who have been fused  by lovo into a single personality  with one mind, one joy, one life,  begin to separate, misunderstand,  suspect, and little by little or suddenly, are riven apart, and love,  which was life, becomes but an  episode, than this I can conceive  nothing more appalling.  To preserve love, no pains, no  selfdenial, no sacrifice is too great,  except that love itself has become  a degradation. No haunted house  is so frightful as tho heart haunted  by the ghost of a dead love. No  emptiness of a life whence love is  fled. f"Tis better to have loved  and lost than never to have loved  at all," provided we lose by death,  for death alone can nobly part  lovers; but when the loss is by  alienation then "the last state of  that man is worse than tho first."  ���������Dr. Frank Crane.  Nineteon   grading   camps   containing on an  average forty men  have    been    established   between  Hammond aud Ruby creek on the  C. P. R. main  line.    The railway  company, through Grant Smith &  Co., contractors, is busily engaged  grading tho   entire   distance   for  double   track.      There   are   now  seven steam shovels at work and  these, together with the men employed, will get the grading on the  entire fifty-seven  mile** completed  in the course of the next nine or  ten months.    Rapid progress is being made and thc contractors hope  to increase tho number of men on  tho work.    More camps are to be  established.  When this work is completed the  C.P.R. will bo double tracked for a  distance of eighty-one miles out of  Vancouver.'   Tho double tracking  between Hammond and Vancouver,  twenty-four miles,   is  now about  complete.    There   aro   somo   soft  spots near Bamet when*' tho grading crews and  work  trains have  been kept busy trying to bring tho  new line up to the grade.   This  difficult stretch, the railway men  behove, will soon   bo in readiness  for operation.  Again  the  value of the British  market.    Under tho proposed reciprocity agreement Canadian wheat  was to go to the United States,  a country which is a great competitor of the Dominion in the export  of wheat   and   flour,  and   which  wanted  Canadian wheat only for  tho benefit of tho milling industry  and carrying trade of the United  States.    A report to the Department of Trade and Commerce from  J. E. Roy,   trade commissioner at  Birmingham,  shows that the de-  maud for Canadian  wheat flourin  England  is increasing.    Inquiries  are reaching the office for   hard  wheat flour, and Mr.   Roy understands that a big demand  for the  Canadian product is likely, as the  quantity and quality of British and  continental wheat are'not up to the  average this year.    Mr.  Roy further states that firms in a position  to export Canadian brooms, whisks  About Beauty  and brushes, should be able to do  business in Birmingham, but that  the Canadian home market is absorbing the supply.  The Hudson Bay  First Class Seed  Two Comparisons  There was an earthquake in  Vancouver the other day. It is  not known what fell on the town.  Perhaps the price of real estate fell  down, and jarred the atmosphere,  or maybe some Rube loosened up  the formation by trying to shake  the rain out of his boots.  Is some of the towns in this province Bowser's Liquor Act is a complete favce, while in country places  it is a tragedy. Country innkeepers are fined for shaking dice for  the drinks, while in Greenwood  crooks rob the innocent with marked cards and are not even arrested.  The  correspondent .in Paris of  the Daily Telegraph sends the foi- experimental" farms,"the" Central  By instruction of the Hon. Minister of Agriculture a distribution  of superior sorts of grain and potatoes will-be'made during the  coming winter and spring to'Canadian farmers. The samples' for  general distribution will consist of  spring wheat (5 lbs.,) white oats  (4 lbs.,) barley (5 lbs.,) and field  peas (5 lbs.) These will be sent  out from Ottawa. A distribution  of potatoes (in 3 lb. samples) will  be carried on from  several of the  The bull pine that grows in Central British Columbia, will give an  abundant supply of resin which  can be used in tho distillation of  turpentine. Bull pine when tapped for resin under the ordinary  cup and gutter system, yields two-  thirds the amount obtained from  the pine trees in Georgia and Florida, whore the production of turpentine is a long established industry. Some enterprising individual  now has an opportunity to start a  now industry in this great province,  in which there is so much bull pine,  lowing story:  ���������'When the Sultan of Turkey  gave orders for the mobilization  of his troops he sent to the King  of Bulgaria a sack of millet with  the following letter:  " 'Ferdinand Effendi: Mobilize  it you like, but be assured that  there are as many soldiers in Turkey as there are grains of millet in  this sack. Now if you wish declare  war.'  "King Ferdinand's reply was in  kind. He sent a very much smaller sack, filled with tiny grains of  the most virulent red pepper of the  country. With it went the following declaration:  "Dear Mr. Sultan���������Tho Bulgarians are not numerous, it is true;  but be assured that to stick your  nose into their affairs is like sticking it into our national condiment.  Try it and see. They will sting  you so sharply the whole of Asia  will not bo able to save you."  Our Peaches  Thinking Themes  The miracle of lovo is worthy of  all oqr wonder.   When man and  .maid meet,   and   suddenly   some  psychic current crashes upon the  nervous system, their blood leaps,  a paralysis sweet to pain ties their  tongues; they cannot take  their  eyes from ono another's face; and  they are as two spiritual LeydenJthe likelihood  One   more  illustration   of the  great and increasing value of the  British market to Canada is given  in peach export figures for tho past  season.   Tho practicability of shipping Canadian peaohos to England  was first tested by tho Department  of Trade and Commerce in 1910.  The experiment proved successful  and   succeeding   shipments have  found a ready market.   This year  the weather conditions  were regarded as unfavourablo and peach  exporters were in somo doubt as to  of  the Canadian  Farm at Ottawa supplying only the  provinces of Ontario and Quebec.  All samples will be sent free, by  mail.  Applicants must give particulars  in regard to the soil on their farms,  and some account of their experience with such kinds of grain (or  potatoes) as they have grown, so  that a promising sort for their conditions may be selected.  Each application must be separate and must bo signed by the  applicant. Only one sample of  grain and one of potatoes can be  sent to each farm. Applications  on any printed form can be accepted. If two or more samples are  asked for in the same letter only  one will be sent.  As the supply of seed is limited,  farmers are advised to apply early;  bub the applications will not necessarily be filled in the exact order  in which they are received. Preference will be given to the most  thoughtful and explicit requests.  Applications after tho end of January will probably bo too late.  All applications for grain (aud  applications from the provinces of  Ontario and Quebec for potatoes)  should bo addressed to tho. Dominion Cerealist, Central Experimental Farm, Ottawa. Such applications require no postage. If  otherwise addressed delay and disappointment may occur.  Applications, for potatoes, from  farmers in any other province  should be addressed (postage prepaid) to the Superintendent of the  nearest Branch Experimental Farm  in that province.  The energy and determination of  Hon. Frank Cochrane in  pushing  tho construction  of   the   Hudson  Bay   Railway    is   bearing   fruit.  Grading has .already been done for  a distance of sixty miles, and with  the whole lino now under contract  work  will bo   rushed next year.  Tho contractor,   J. D. McArthur,  is getting his supplies for the construction work on tho ground this  fall and is confident of completing  the road  by 1914.    Tho Hudson  Bay project which,   under the former government was never more  than a project,   with a habit   of  livening up on the eve of elections,  has become a certainty  since the  now government took hold of the  question.    In two years tho railway will bo there,  aud the west  will have what it asked for so long  in  vain  from the Laurier government.    The building of tho line is  being undertaken in a businesslike  way by the Minister of Railways,  who has availed himself of tho best  engineering advice obtainable.  Short of Men  Londou.���������Much speculation has  arisen concerning the visit of a  Canadian naval officer to Portsmouth on a naval recruiting mission. Lieutenant White, ��������� R. N.,  of the naval staff at, Halifax, has  arrived there to open a recruiting  office for the Dominion navy. The  Canadian cruiser Niobe is also expected to arrive there during the  first week in December to assist in  the same errand.  Lieutenant White will make the  Royal Naval Barracks at Portsmouth his headquarters while in  England.  A prominent Canadian in London explained the reasons and object of Lieutenant White's visit.'  The reason why we are sending  a recruiting officer to Britain for  our naval needs is because we cannot get enough recruits in Canada,  he said, Canada is so prosperous  that men for the navy are not to  be found.  There is so much work in Canada at the present time that it is  almost impossiblo to got men for  tho ships necessary for the country's defense. Consequently the  Canadian naval authorities have  to look elsewhere, and the old  country being "the natural recruiting ground of good fighting material, we come here.  Years ago the American navy  was largely manned by Swedes,  simply because the American working classes made so much money  ashore that it was not worth their  while to enlist in the navy.  We in Canada are suffering now  from the same trouble.  Beauty is a gift that should bo  appreciated and respected, aud ,the  woman who possesses it holds a  power for good beyond her less fortunate sisters.' To be  sure,   the  possession of beauty  is compared  with the possession of great wealth.  It is hard  to discriminate when  discovering who aro your friends.  From the days of extreme youth  when little boys choose pretty little  girls for their dancing partners in  preference to the plainer ones���������to  the grown up days when beauty is  sought as much for its influence  upon others as for the pleasure it  gives���������beauty has been a target���������  and the great comfort derived from  the possession of beauty is" measured by the capacity  one has for  forgetting it.  To constantly be conscious that  you  are   beautiful   to look upon  would dwarf any other consciousness and would in time make an  a.  idiot of a normally minded person.  There is no real beauty without  intellect for a face devoid of serious  thought is nothing less than dough.  To be sure, temptations are  greater for beautiful women than  for plain women, Therefore, their  goodness should be greater���������and  all women are good according to  the amount of godliness they possess.  Kindness of heart and generosity  of thought will beautify any face,  however plain, so no   woman need  be ugly.    Beautiful   features certainly have' 'an  advantage  over  plain or irregular features, but even  the beautiful features can grow distorted and  ugly by hardness   of  heart,  temper and intemperance.  Ono beauty bewails the fact that  beantiful   women    aro ' criticized  more severely than others.   That  is quite true, but they are better  able to stand  the criticism,  and,  after all, we must remember thero  is the law of compensation.  Beauty must pay the penality of  its pulchritude���������so things are evened up. All women have the same  chance in this world, for all women  have minds. It is the development  of the mind that opens all roads to  women.  A woman at seventy can be as  beautiful as she was at twenty, but  in a grander way, as the love of  humanity grows and drives out all  selfishness.��������� Lillian Russell.  WESTERN - - HOTELS.  NJSWMAKKKT   HOTEL  Is the homo for all tourists and  millionaires visiting- New Denver, British Columbia.  A. JACOBSON. Proprietor.  THE   PROVINCE   HOTEC  Grand Forks, B.C., is in the centre  1   of thecity, and furnishes'the public  , with   every    accommodation    at  reasonable rates. ���������  Kmll Larson, Proprietor,  HOTEL KEREMEOS  Opposite depot. - Extensive alter  ations 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. K1RBY  HOTEL CASTLEGAR. Castlegar Jutac-  tion.  ��������� Air modern.     Excellent  accomodations for tourists and  drummers. Boundary train leaves  ,'  here at 9.10 a.m.' ���������   ���������  , W. H. CAGE, Propriety  THE   KASLO   HOTEL  Kaslo, B. C��������� is a comfortable  home for, ali who travel to that  city.  Cockle & Pnpwortn.  SHERBKOOKE   HOUSE  Nelson; B. C. One minute's walk  ' from C.  P. R.   station.   CuiBine  unexcelled ��������� Well heated and ventilated.  LAYINGE & DUNK, Propiletors.  GR'ANITE CREEK HOTEL  Granite Creek, B. C. Headquarters for miners, prospectors aud  railroad men. Good stabling in  connection." Tasty meals and  pleasant rooms.  H, GOODISSON, Proprietor  ALGOMA HOTEL  Deadwood, B. C. This hotel is  . within easy distance of Greenwood  aud provides a comfortable home  for travellers. The bar has the  best of wines, liquors and cigars;  JAMES HENDERSON, Proprietor  TUEMONT   HOUSE  Nelson, B. C, is run on the American and European plan. Steam  heated rooms. All white labor,  bpecial attention paid to dinine*  room. *  JRiiis'soiiie Ss Campbell, Projx,  TULAMEEN HOTEL  Princeton,  B.  C. is the   head-  quarters   for   miners,   investors  and railroad men.   A fine loca*  .   tion and everything first-class'  . KIRKPATRICK & MAI.ONE, Proprietors.  THE SIMILKAMEEN HOTEL  Princeton. This hotel is new, comfortable  well-furnlahed, and is close to the railway  depot. Modern accommodation and sample rooms.  SUMMERS & WARDLE, Proprietors  BJUDESVILLB   HOTJEL.   '  Bridesville, B. C. This hotel is  within easy reach of all the leading  Boundary towns and the centre oi  a fine farming district.  THOMAS   WALSH,   Proprietor.  Frank Fletcher  Provincial 'Land Surveyor,  Nelson, B. C.  J. B. CAMERON,  Leading Tailor of the Kootenays.  KASLO,    B.   C.  LAKEVIKW   HOTEL  in Nelson, B. C, employs all  white help and is a home for the  world at $1.00 a day. ���������  ,K������li. Bfullotte, Proprietor.  H. W. Farmer  Notary Public. Real Estate. Etc,  Rock Creek, B. C.  ARG������  TUNNEL  When you want a headstone or  monument write to the Kootenay  Monumental Works, Nelson, B.C.  A Big Plant  On   Skidegate    Inlet   close  to  Queen Charlotte City,  Sir George  Doughty (of Grimsby fishing fame)  has started what is to become the  largest fishery on the Pacific Coast.  A salmon packing  plant with a  capacity of 20,000 cases per season  and a large oilery are already established, aud a herring plant with  an annual capacity of 20,000 tons  is being added.   A little later on  two new industries will be  undertaken.   One will be tbe manufacture  of   what  is   called marvis,  which is to fish what Bovril is to  beef. The other is the manufacture  of fish food, which will be ajcheap  food for horses and cattle.  The workings of the Argo  mine are only a short distance  from the centre of Greenwood  making it easy for tourists and  strangers to see a mine in full  operation. The indications are  that the Argo will eventually  become a great mine, and add  materially to the prosperity of  the entire district. Come up  and see it'for yourself.  OLA LOFSTAD  President  JAMES McCRDATH  Secretary.  LYNN CREEK DAIRY  DELIVERED  To any part of the city or district  J. McDONELL, Proprietor  C   a   ���������   ���������  ���������  Mountaineer and Kootenay Standard Cigars.    Made by  J. C. THELIN & Co., NELSON.  Bettor slip with foot than tongue.  Money in Foxes  Prince Edward Island ia growing  rich in raising black foxes for the  market. Tbis year the gain of  farmers in the business will run  into millions. Of 400 old foxes tbe  increase in selling value was at  least $2,000 each, making $800,000,  while the young crop added last  spring numbering as many -more  readily sold for $5,000 each and  upwards. The black fox pelt or  fur has the cream of the market  among the fashionables of London.  a s s a y b R  E. W. VVIDDOWSON, Assayer and  Chemist, Box biio8, Nelson, B. C.  Charges:���������Gold, Silver, Lead or Copper,  $t each. Gold-Silver, or Silver-Lead,  $1.50. Prices for other metals: Coal,  Cement, Fireclay analyses on applica  tion. The largest custom assay office ir  British Columbia.  J*j*jxjtjtjtjsjtjtjtjajtjtj{jtjtj0  ���������S  ���������*%  *>  ���������ji-. Heaves Greenwood 10 p. m.  V ���������...'���������   ��������������������������� ������������������-���������  2 Greenwood Office  ���������*������  HOTEL  <* NORDEN  v    ���������������������������'���������..   .  jujtjtjtjtjtjtjtjtjutjtjtjtjtjijt  Subscribers are reminded that  The Ledge is $2 a year when  paid iu advance. When not so  paid it is $2.50 a year.  STARKEY & CO.  NELSON, B. C.  MINING  BROKERS  PROSPECTS   BOUGHT   AND  SOLD  E  TUNING!  Mr. Charles E. King will visit  Greenwood at an early date. Leave  orders for guaranteed pianoforte  tuning at White's Drug Store.  CITY  quickly stopn coughs, curea  colds, nnd  heals  the Uiroat and lunga.      ::      ii      as cents.  Baggage . transferred to  any part of the City. Furniture moved to any part of  the District. General Dray-  ing of all kinds.  SIDNEY OLIVER. - ������������������mvit������fflT>lwswrmi*r,*(iTnt.7i  ���������*��������� ���������'/��������� "-���������������������������'^���������'^yy^yy'}-];;^yi$pyicft,  ~: ��������� y.'-���������:''���������y^yyyv^ ��������������������������� -yyyy.  "> ���������, a.  THE, LEDGE,   GREENWOOD,   BRITISH   COLUMBIA.  j������**X*<s*j������������;������;-^--;m^  TEMPERANCE    , |  is all right if shorn of humbuggery. X  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 y  household should have a moderate 2  I supply of pure wines or liquors in *  the .closet  for   emergency���������either y  unexpected visitors or sudden ill- $  ness, when a drop of pure liquor &  in time may forestall all necessity J?  ��������� for drugs. ��������� X  J Greenwood Eiquor gompaiw, Importers, Greenwood, B. fr |  &*m������*:������:,->:������>.:������->k^  *5!  I  i  9  <���������������.   C������. 11 Plumber  "���������J^***-** '    ^*tt ^-fts-P . -\    -���������    s������������*---������ssis-������������ll---_--J*--**|  THE BRUNSWICK HOTEL  CIGAR    AND   NEWS   STAND  i f  CARMI - - B.    Q,  Is now open to the public. New build/-*  ing, new furnishings and everything for  the comfort of our patrons. Sample room  and barn in connection. .    " '  -      '  i ��������� ���������  J, B, SHERIDAN ��������� ��������� MANAGER  ���������*#������������*  COUNTY COURT OF YALE.  't^������^^^^������<^������^������^������^������^^^^������^^^������  Dealers' in Fresh and Salt Meats,' Fish'  and Poultry.    Shops in nearly all the  . town's of the Boundary ancl Kootenay.  1 COPPER STREET, GREENWOOD, B.C.jl  I hi  t5j*?**^{**5^S*i^--^ij^i^^  ^niiimnmnmmmnmimnimmipmnmimmmre  1 Greenwood to Phoenix Stage I  ��������������� Leaves Greenwood Daily at 3 p. m. =|  SE Arrives Greenwood Daily at 10 a. m. -s  and Tinner  I have taken over the  McArthur .shop and am  prepared to execute all  orders for plumbing and  tinsmithing. Get your  stoves in condition before the snow flies.  GEORGE CLERF.  'i  i\  ���������f  i  i  i  i  ti  N-O'TICE  I,and"Rbgistry Act  5^^^^g'ii*ar^^^*^^t^w?-^i-*y=^?T**gT**y^^  ���������:������*:������:������.:*.r.*r..:  In the matter of an application for  fluplicale Certificate of Title No. 3531A  to Lot r, l$'/i of Block 7, Map 34, Greenwood City.  NOTICE is hereby given that it is  my intention at the expiration of one  month from the date of the first publication hereof to issue duplicate Certificate  of Title to said lands issued to Robert J.  Moffat unless in the meantime I shall  receive valid objections thereto in writing.  C. II.  DUNBAR, ���������  Deputy Registrar.  Dated this 25th day of October, 1912.  Laud     Registry     Office,     Kamloops,  British Columbia.  A SITTING or the County Court of Yale will  lie holden at thc Court House, Greenwood,  on TuoHduy tlie 21st day of January, 1913, at  cloven 0 clock in the forenoon.  By order,  WALTER DEWDNEY,  Registrar C. 0. of Y.  RE "OKANAGAN TELEPHONE COM*  PANY'S ACT.'.'  CENTRAL  John  ]Vte^eilat*  Proprietor.  ST GREENWOOD OFFICE  CLUB CIGAR STORE Z2  |H.   M.   LAING,'   PROPRIETOR g  ^liaiiiiiaiaiiiiiiiuiiiiiiiaiiiuauiUiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiaiiiimaiK  j|-rofe9-j9oeo'jjMe--M������9--^  ANALYSIS OF WATER.  Chlorine   8.14  Sulphuric Acid..;  363.43  Silica   74.29  Lime  ��������� 84.57  Alkalies as Soda   i    s.gr  Magnesia  232.00  Lithia  .86  Sulphuretted Hydrogen 32.00  Has" recently been thoroughly  renovated and re-furnished, and  is now the greatest health resort upou thc 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.  ��������������������������� aniliam Boyd, Proprietor,      ���������     $     fialcyon, B. ���������& ������  your Razors Honed  and Your Baths at  FRAWLEY'S  GREENWOOD.  I  Don't Be HOODWINKED  WE NEVER CHANGE BRANDS  II  ARE A 1 QUALITY  TheBRILLIANTES  Are the Best Clear Ilayanas in Canada  Made bv Union Labor in tlie.bcst Hj-  (jienic Factory in tlie country.   Call for  tliem and get value for vour money Instead of rope  WILBERG & WOLZ, Prop. B.C. Cigar  Factory. New.Westminster, B. C  Synopsis of Coal Mining Regulations.  /~*OAL mining rights ofthe 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 fuil quantity of merchantable coal mined and pay the royalty  thereon: If the coal mining rights are  not being operated, such returns should  be furnished at least once a year.  The lease will include the coal mining  rights only, but the lessee may be permitted to purchase whatever available  surface rights may be considered necessary for the working of the mine at the  rate of #10.00 an acre.  For full information application should  be made to the Secretary of thc Department of the' Interior, Ottawa, Or to any  Agent or Sub-Agent of Dominion Lauds.  W. W. CORY,  Deputy Minister of the Interior.  N.B.���������Unauthorized publication of this  advertisement will not be paid for.  "TVTOTICE is hereby given that appli-  a-SL cation will be made to the Legislative Assembly ofthe Province of British  Columbia at its next session for an Act to  amend the "Okanagan Telephone Company's Act," being chapter 55 of the Statutes of British Columbia, 1907, in manner  following:���������  1. By inserting after the word "telephone," in the second line of subsection  (b) of section 7 of the said Act, the words  "and telegraph"; and by inserting before  the word "line," in the fifth line of said  subsection (b), the words "and telegraph"; and by inserting between the  words "line" and "along," in the said  fifth line of said subsection (b), the words  "or lines."  2. By amending subsection (d) of subsection 4 of subsection (b) of section 7 of  the said Act by adding at the end thereof  the words "or telegraph."  3. By amending subclause.(e) of subsection 4 of subsection (b) of section 7, of  the said' Act by inserting between the  word "telephone" and the word "system"  the words "or telegraph."  4. By providing that section 98 of the  Companies Clauses Act" be modified so  that the "ordinary meetings" ofthe Company shall be held yearly instead of half-  yearly.  5. By providing that section 104 of  the "Companies Clauses Act" be modified so that seven members actually present and representing in person or by  proxy six-tenths ofthe subscribed capital  ofthe Company shall constitute a quorum.  6. By changing the name of the Company from "Okanagan Telephone Company" to "Okanagan Telephone and  Telegraph Company."  Generally by making such- further  amendments to the said Act,, in addition  to those" above set forth, as may be necessary to enable the Company to construct,  maintain, and operate a line or lines of  telegraph as well as a telephone line or  lines.  Dated at New Westminster, B. C, this  12th day of November, A. D. 1912.  WHITESIDE & EDMONDS,  Solicitors for the Okanagan Telephone  Company.   HOTEHj   Opposite Postoffice, NELSON, B.C.  American and European Plans;  '   ..  H. k PITTS, Prop,  CENTRAL HOTEL  PHOENIX.   '  One of the largest hotels iii   '  the city.   Beautiful location,.  fine rooms and tasty meals. ��������� ���������  A. 0. JOHNSON .   - , PROP.  nelson, B. ������  First-class in everything.  Steam heat, electric light,  private, baths. Telephone  in every room. "���������** First-class  bar and barber shop.  "  'Bus meets all trains.  QUEEN'S   HOTEL,  FHOE-NIX B. p.  The Newest and Largest Hotel in  the City. # Everything neat, clean  and comfortable. Steam heat and  electric light. Meals and drinks at  all hours.  NELSON HOUSE  NELSON.  European Plan.  Cafe open day and night.  .Bar.  Merchant's lunch 12 to 2.  W. A. WARD  Phone 27.  PROPRIETOR.  P. 0. Box 597.  CHISHOLM & IMBIM  Props.  ON PARLE FRANCAIS  NATIONAL HOTEL  GREENWOOD, B. C.  The  Reallv Best House  in the Boundary.  Recently Remodelled arid  Strictly Up-to-Date.  Restaurant in connection  OWEN   BO YER  PROP.  LAND ACT  Similkameen Land District. District  of Yale.  TAKE notice that I, William Damery  of Calgary, occupation Accountant, intend to apply ror permission to purchase  the following described lands:��������� ,  Commencing at a post planted at the  north-west corner of pre-emption No.  365s, thence west 80 chains, thence south  20 chains, thence east 80 chains, thence  north 20 chains to this post.  WILLIAM' DAMERY.  nth day of September, 1912.  WINDSOR HOTEL  The Windsor Hotel is one of the  best furnished hotels in the West.  It is located in the heart of Greenwood and within easy reach of all  the financial and commercial institutions of the Copper Metropolis. Heated with steam and lit  by electricity. Commodious sample rooms. The bar is replete  with all modern beverages and  the cafe never closes. Rooms  reserved by telegraph.  The Windsor Hotel Co  J. E> Cartier, Mgr.  ALEXANDRA HOTEL  OKANOGAN FALLS  This hotel is situated in one '  of the most delightful sections of the Okanogan and  provides ample and pleasant  accommodation for the tourist, sportsman and farmer.  Information about the district cheerfully furnished.  Stage line to Oroville, and  steamer on the lake.-  ARNOTT & HINE     -     Proprietors  GREENWOOD and  MIDWAY STAGE  Leaves Greenwood for Spokane  at 7 a. m., and for Oroville at 2:30  p. m. Charles Russell.  Greenwood City Waterworks Company  Ea&BSSSSSI  GIVEN   AWAY.      ABSOLUTELY   FREE.  We are offering: our New Brand Kerosene Oil which we claim to be the Best  Grade of oil made yet. In refining this oil we use a double process, which takes  out all bad odors, this oil will give a clear white Light and last longer.  In order to advertise this oil, and get the people of the northwest using our oil, we are going to give away 2000 of our  new style, large size Nickel Plated Parlor Lamp that stands li inches high and has a large White Dome Glass Shade, this  lamp gives 100 candle power light and is a beautiful lamp for any home and cannot he bought at any store less than $6.00.  Send us an order for one Barrel of our famous Silver White Kerosene Oil, that holds 42 Imperial gallon or 52 Ameri'  can gallons at 27\ cents a gallon, We will send you Free one of our Parlor Lamps as mentioned above, and if you are not  well pleased with this oil and lamp we wiil make no charges for what oil you have used and will refund your money cheers  fully- We make shipments prompt and pack lamp so it cannot be  broken* We will give away only 2000 of these lamps, so fill out coupon  below and send us your order at once.  Empire Oil Co,  Winnipeg, Manitoba,  Enclosed find $11,55. Please send me one barrel of your  Kerosene oil, with which I am to receive one of your Parlor  Lamps Free with the understanding if I am not satisfied, my  money will be returned,  Name      ��������� ��������� . ���������         Town ; :   Address all orders to.**"'  Box 2196  WINNIPEG, MANITOBA.  Wc Pay You $1,50 for Barrel When Empty,  , i_^_^__f__i__r  THE   LEDGE,   GREENWOOD,   BRITISH   COLUMBIA.  f jnancrvswn ���������vrrga**--_������������������*-1������ ��������� i ��������� martsm wr  I    BOUNDARY MIES ��������� |  <KK>00O0<KKK)OO<K>O<>CK>Q<>0<><><>0  " Last week the Eawhide shipped  5,000 tons of ore.  Last; week the Granby mine  shipped 25,103 tons of oro.  Last week the Granby smelter  treated 22,7G5 tons of ore.  Last   week   the' Mother   Lode  ��������� mine shipped G,G92 tons of ore.  Last week tho Greenwood  smelter treated 15,491 tons of ore.  Last week the .Napoleon mine  shipped 543 tons of ore.  Last week the shipments of  blister copper from the Granby  smelter amounted to 430,000, a  total for the year of 20,520,500  pounds.  There are thirty men working at  the Jewel mine aud mill. The  bullion is shipped to England, and  the concentrates to Trail. A. new  filter and grinders will be put in  early next year.  The E. 0. Copper Co., has six  diamond drills at work in Voigt's  camp.  Tho Princeton Star says that  Fred Weeks, mining engineer for  the 13. C. Copper Co., has submitted his final report on tho various  mining propositions negotiated by  that company in tho Similkameen.  feet of crosscutting has been done  in the last eighteen months to  strike the ledge. It gives a depth  on the veiu of 200 feet. Great  credit is duo to Mr. C. Copp who  has had charge of tho property, in  the way he has managed it. He  was convinced that the main ledge  would soon be struck, and it was  through his efforts that it was.  The Coronation ranks as one of the  best mines in the Bridge river district. "Work will be continued all  winter.-���������Lillooet Prospector.  mer.  O*XK>0O()O0CK)OOOOOO0O(>0O0OO0  f   B. C. ffiHsHC NEWS   f  ���������oooooooooo-oo-oo-oooooooooooo  The 13. C. Copper Co. recently  acquired the Queen Victoria, near  Nelson, and will soon be making  regular shipments to their smelter  at Greenwood.  At thc mine thero are a number  of buildings for tho accommodation of miners and oflice staff;  all requisite-* plant aud machinery  including a compressor; and there  is an aerial tramway, giving transportation facilities down to the  Canadian Pacific railway. There  will, therefore, not be any delay  other than a brief time for putting  things in shape for work, before  the shipment of ore can be commenced and regularly maintained.  F. L. Smith, who up to last  July was with Captain Johns at  tlie company's "Wellington group  in Boundary district, has been appointed superintendent, and the  old Wellington group crew of  miners and helpers are nearly all  at hand waiting to make a start  immediately, so things will soon  be in full swing at this mine.  Captain Johns will spend much of  his time at the mine during the  winter.  R. G. Steol, who has  been  all  summer   at   tho    Hudson     Bay  Mountain  Mining Co.'s   property  on Hudson Bay Mountain,  in the  interests of his English company,  was in town on Friday on his way  out for the winter.    The big tunnel contract taken by Peter Schof-  fer has not yet been  completed.  There are still 150 feet to go,   but  the  work  has been   discontinued  for tho winter and  Mr.' Steel is  returning to   England   where   he  will report progress to tho company.     Speaking to the Herald he  raid  ho was more   than   pleased  with tlio progress made during the  past season.     They have cross-cut  ono vein 15 feet wide and tho ore  is   more   than   satisfactory.     As  soon  as the spring opens up ho  will bo back and resume the work.  At present everything  is  covered  with   snow   around   his    district.  Tho property is showing  up  even  better- than   was  at first expected  and thoy are all well satisfied.     It  has all the earmarks of being one  of the big mines of tho district,  and   when   Mr.   Steel   gets back  next spjing he will no doubt have  some important announcements to  make as to future developments.���������  Omineca Herald.  Latest reports from tlie Coronation mine say that the main  ledge on the Conntess claim has  been uncovered. It is 2J- feet wide  and shows rich  ore.    About GOO  Manager Haskins, Silver Standard mine, was iu town ou Monday and reported that all the heavy  machinery had been installed at  tho mine and that they were in  shape to run. There are still a  few small machines to come, such  as the lighting plant, etc. These  are however on the way. In the  meantime sinking has baen continued on the big shaft which is  now down 240 feet, and they have  never lost sight of the ore. Silver  Standard is now shaping up like a  big mine and soon the production  oi ore from that property will  prove it to be all that has been  claimed. The arrival of the snow  is all that is holding back the shipping.���������Hazelton Herald.  Revelstoke, Nov. 22.���������Mr. John  LeBas, oue of the bent known miners and old timers in the Shuswap  district, spent the early part of the  week in town, lb* confirmed the  reported sale of a group of copper  aud galena claims in the famous  cotton-belt at the head of the Shuswap lake, near Scvinour Arm, to  the Roi Mining company, of Rossland, The sum paid was 8200,000  and covered all eight claims. ,  The property included in the  deal were the Gipsy Queen, the  Copper Mountain, High Grade,  Bonanza, Seymour, Shuswap, Bluebird and King Edward. These  claims were located in the summer Jjj  of 1907, by a number of local prospectors from Seymour Arm, Notch  Hill, Salmon Arm and Armstrong.  They have had a largo amount of  exploration and development work  done on them already, and the  showing of silver-copper and galena  is one of the most remarkable and  extensive in tho province.  This proposition resembles in  many ways the famous copper  properties owned and operated by  tho Guggenheim*-! of 'Frisco, at  Valdez, Alaska. In porno'respects  tho cotton belt {imposition is a  much more simple ono than that on  the north Pacific coast. At Valeloz  over ������5,000,000 were spent in providing suitable transportation for  early shipment of ore. "With the  present high price of copper these  properties should bo one of porta-  tion for the ores from tho mines to  tidewater. In tho Seymour properties a gravity tram linn similar to  tho ono 111* operation at tho world  famous Nickel Plate at Hedley,  B. C, will be installed.  This will be controlled by electric power easily obtainable from  tho Seymour falls, about nine miles  from the mines. These falls will  also provide power for the operation of an ore carrying tramline  from the Seymour meadows at the  foot of the Cottonbelt mountain to  Seymour Arm, a distance of nine  miles.���������Chase Tribuue.  MANUFACTURING JEWELER  The Only Up-to-Date Optical    M~1C(mni  Department in the Interior,    lieib-un,  Be     C.  *-*j--',<-,='*1**������*^^  but what the coal is well established as the best domestic fuel  selling in tho Boundary country.  Lorenzo Alexander, expert for  a wealthy syndicate of operators of  Victoria, arrived in Princeton on  Friday last on' mining business.  He went to Copper mountain on  Saturday, accompanied by W. J.  Kirkpatrick and J. O. Coulthard,  representatives and part owners of  thirty-two 'mineral claims situate  between Voigt's camp and the  Similkameen river. He returned  Monday, apparently well pleased  with all that he had observed, and  will report to his company at once.  Should this proposed deal mature,  as expected, an amount of over  $50,000 will be distributed among  local parties.  IN THE SLOCAN  >FREE*  TO FUR SHIPPERS  Tliu most accurate, rullaMu mul only Market Kujiort  anil l'rlus List of I Li klml piililln1inl.  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The following by the Revelstoke  correspondent of the Vancouver  Sun is substantially the same as the  story of the deal published in the  Tribune some monchs ago. As a  matter of fact, the deal is not yet  finally concluded and no work is  likely to be done until next sum-  ���������Wholesome-  Indispensable  Its fame is world-wide. Its superiority  unquestioned. Its use is a protection  against alum food. In buying baking  powder examine the label carefully  and be sure the powder is made from  cream of tartar. Other kinds do not  make the food healthful.  A. cash price has been asked  from Mrs. J. O. Coulthard, part  owner of the Allison mine, Copper  Mountain, located in 1SS3, and a  deal is quite probable. Thp ore  of this mine is in the picture class  and is very rich in gold and gray  copper.  XV. C. Mitchell, the diamond  drill contractor for tho B. C. Copper Co., recently received orders  to move a drill from the Princess  Maud to Voigt Camp, about a mile  distant. Inside of eighteen hours  the drill was taken apart and loaded on sleighs, set up, and thirty-  four feet drilled. This is considered record work ancl proves  that the contractor and his crew  have their business down to a fine  point.  During tlie month of October  tho Princeton Coal and Land company shipped over 4,(300 tons "of  coal, iind have far exceeded this  total in November. Unfortunately,  tho mine has been closed down  four times this month, owing to  tho railway company not having  kept them properly supplied with  empty box cars. Thero is no excuse for this neglect on their part,  as the coal company does more  than anyone to help along this  division of tho railroad, the freight  value 'of the October shipments  alone being well over $10,000.  Mr. Whiteman of the Princeton  Coal and Land Co., has just returned from visiting the company's agents in tho Boundary  country, and reports that in every  case business is booming. All the  agents speak enthusiastically about  the improvement in the coal since  thp installation of tho new plant,  and informed Mr. Whiteman that  there is a steady growth in the demand for Princeton coal by the  public,  and there *ih no question  Yesterday the recond payment  was made on the Idaho-Alamo  group by XV. E. Finch and associates. Development "work is being  pushed on the property. About  fifteen hundred sacks of ore are  ready to be hauled down to the  railway at Alamo siding. One  car of ore is already at the siding  and will be shipped in a few days.  As development progresses the  property is showing up better each  day.  Another pocket of ore was crosscut in the deep-level tunnel of the  Star at Sandon last week. The  tunnel is about 200 feet from  where it is expected the big ore  shoot will be found.  There are seven inches of clean  ore in the tunnel being run  through the Goodenough at Sandon  to the Dunedin. The tunnel is  now about fifty feet from tho Dunedin line.  The Euth mine at Sandon is  averaging about two cars of ore  a month. Fifteen hundred sacks  of ore are now ready for shipment.  Geo. McCready and partner  have made a good clean-up on the  Reco dump at Sandon. In four  months the net returns were 83,200.  The deep-lovel tunnel on the  Payne is being driven about two  hundred feet a month.���������Slocan  Record. *  Nature rings its warning. A  neglected cold is the shortest road  to physical ruin.    But���������  Mathieu's Syrup'of Tar and Cod  Liver Oil removes the present  danger and protects from future  risk.  Tar ancl Cod Liver Oil are twin  agents in the work of cold removal and body building. Tar  has wonderful healing and Cod  Liver Oil great body building  power. In Mathieu's Syrup thp  two are combined in a most effective way. So much so that its use in  serious colds has worked wonders  ���������but, don't wait for. the cold to  become serious* attack it on its  first approach.    Large bottle 35c.  Ask your dealer for "Mathieu's Syrup" ^  Whrn lic-nitnclie anil fever nre present with  1 c������|il  take  Mnthieu'-i Nervine   Powders  to  -dm***  tit���������   f*-vt-t  mul allay  the pnin.   J. I..  llalliieu   Co., 1'ropi^Secibrooke, Que.     (H)'  Winnipeg stock at Messrs Ferguson Bros,  123 Banatyne Aye., Winnipeg, Man.  The Vancouver and Boundary Creek Developing and Mining Co., Limited  NOTICE is hereby given that the  annual general meeting of the shareholders of this company will be held at  the office of the company, old Rendell  Block, Greenwood, B. C, on Monday,  the 6th day of January, 1913, at the hour  of 3 o'clock in the afternoon.  Dated the 29th clay of November, 1912  M. J. U. WOOD, Secretary.  I BUY YOUR CHICKEN  I FEED FOR WINTER  Wheat, Oats, Barley, $1,50 per hundred  Oyster Shell       *������������������       2,50 "   .  Ground Bone      ������       3;50 "  BROWN'S, - FERRY, - WASH.  5  4  4  4  *?���������  T  ?  t  .*-**<'*---*>-*>*X**'><*<'������^  111 II1 HE  PRESENTATION  Father Beck.  Greenwood's loss is New Westminster gain. It is also a promotion to Father as the church in  New Westminster's is the oldest in  this diocese. - Communicated.  SUFFRAGIST MEETING  Last Thursday evening the Roman Catholic congregation  met at  tho homo of Mr. T.  Cudeleford to  say farewell to their beloved pastor  Rev. Father Beck who was called  away suddenly to Now Westminster to  take   the  place  of Rev.  Father O. Boyle who is very ill at  St,  Mary's hospital.   During the  evening Mr.  Branagan in a few  well chosen words presented him  with a gold watch in behalf of the  congregation.      Father    thanked  them not only for their present but  for their kindness and consideration during his short residence of  live months.   Songs were snng by  Mr. Branagan,  Mr. Dehosia, Mrs.  Cnddeford, Miss McCullough, Miss  Smidth and others.   Mrs.  Cudde-  ford served a delicious lunch and a  very pleasant evening was brought  to a close by singing of Auld Lang  Syne   and   bidding   fare-well   to  Last Thursday afternoon a meeting was held in Greenwood for the  purpose of organizing a chapter of  the Woman's Political Equality  League. Miss Davis, of Victoria,  who was the guest of Miss Colin  Cummins while in the city presided  and there were fifteen Greenwood  ladies present. Mrs. McCutcheon  was elected president of the Greenwood chapter, and Miss Shaw secretary-treasurer. In the evening a  farce, "How The Vote Was Won"  was successfully presented by  Greenwood amateurs, following  which Miss Davis addressed the  meeting. Her speech, while short,  was to the point, aud put woman's  position and woman's needs very  distinctly find convincingly, and  was enthusiastically received by  the audience. Following Miss  Davis' speech, Mr. McLaine the  chairman, read this resolution,  which was moved by Mrs, McCutcheon, seconded by Mr. J. L.  Whito and passed practically unanimously by the meeting.  'lESOLUTION  That the meeting realizes the  urgent need that the woman's  point of view should be directly  represented in legislation and in  all affairs of the nation and deplores the injustice to herself aud  the loss to the state involved in her  present political position, and preferring that , British Columbia  should lead all the other provinces  of Canada in all matters of progressive reform rather than follow,  it calls upon the provincial government to introduce and carry dur-t  ing the coming session a bill giving!  the vote to women on the same  terms as it is or may be given to  men.  fflLLOW RIVER���������On main line of  Grand Trunk Pacific and Pacific &  Hudson Bay Railway.. It is the  desire of the Railway Company to  make it oue of the most important  towns in the entire Canadian West.  Lots $10 down, $10 monthly; no interest; 110 taxes. Write-today for  full information. Pac. Bond & Land  Corp., Ltd., 425 Pac. Building,  Vancouver, B. C.  L0RNE TERHUNE  Will be pleased to meet his  many friends at the     ,   ,  0. K. Cigar Store  Copper St., Greenwood.  All the leading Tobaccos  and Cigars and Cigarettes,  Candies for the Children,  SEALED TENDERS addressed to the undersigned, and endorsed "Tender for Public  IJuildlngr, Greenwood, B. C." will be received at  this office until 4.00 p.m., ou Monday, December  9. 191a, for the construction of a Public  Building at Greenwood, B. C.  Plans, specification and form of contract can  be soen and forms of tender obtained at the  office of Mr. Wm. Henderson, Resident Architect, Victoria, I". C, at the Post Oflice, Greenwood. B. C, and at this Department.  Persons tenderlsiK arc notified that tenders  will not be considered unless made ou the  printed forms supplied, and signed with their  actual signatures, stating their occupations,  and places of residence. In the case of firms,  the actual signature, thc nature of the occupation, and place of residence of each member  of the firm must be given, ,  Each tendor must be accompanied by an  accepted cheque on a chartered bank, payable  to the order of thc Honorable the Ministor of  Public Works, equal to ton por cent, of the  amount of the tender, which will be forfeited if  the person tendering decline to enter into a contract who 11 called upon to do so, or fail to  eoniplete the work contracted for. If the tender be not accepted tho cheque will be returned.  ���������- The Department does not bind itself to accept  the lowest or any tender.  By order,  R. C. DESROCHERS,  Secretary.  Department of Public Works,  Ottawa, November IS, 1������12.  Newspapers will not lie paid for this advertisement If they insert it without authority  from the Department���������2WG5  <������:*������x-*>x������>x-<~x*<X'*xK''X~x*'>X"t'*>  SHOES SHINED j  At the Windsor Hotel by |  ZACK WATSON I  MESSENGER SERVICE |  PRESCRIPTION  ���������^0O<X><>0<X>-f*K>-0<>C>O<XX><X**00O<*KX>  It.'   THOMAS  CLOTHES CLEANED  PRESSED AND REPAIRED  TAILOR - GREENWOOD  !  <>00000<iOO<>0<>00<>0000<i<>0<>000  m  *.  Greenwood FEED Store | \  Groat modesty often bides great  merit.  For a Long Life.  This ls the prescription for a long  life given by an old gentleman In Connecticut, who Is ninety-nine years old  and still well and cheerful, "Live  temperately, be slow to anger, don't  worry, take plenty of exercise in the  fresh air, and, above all, keep cheerful."    *  Should the system get run down-  digestive organs weak���������the blood thin  and- sluggish, take Vinol, which is a  delicious combination of the medicine  ���������body-building properties of cods'  livers, with tho useless grease eliminated and tonic iron added. We regard Vinol as ono of tho greatest  body-builders and strength-creators in  the world for aged people.  Mrs. Mary Ivey, of Columbus, Ga���������  says: "If people only know the good  Vinol does old people, you would be  unable to supply the demand; it Is  the finest tonic and strength-creator  I ever used."  We ' wish every feeble old person in this vicinity would try  Vinol on our agreement to return their  money If it fails to'give'satisfaction.  JolinL, While, Druggist, Greenwood, B.C.  Get Your FEED  from US  Adams & Brown, Props.  PHONES        -        5L and5R  WATER NOTICE  NOTICE is hereby given that I,  Thomas Wake, intend to apply to the  Water Recorder, at Fairview, B.C., for  a licence to take and use twenty-five (25)  miner's inches of water out of McCarreu  creek, to be taken out at a point where  said ' creek is crossed by my East boundary line, and to be used for irrigation,  agricultural and domestic purposes ou  Lot 2084, Township 70, Osoyoos Division  of Yale District.  THOMAS WAKE,' Applicant,  I Greenwood, B, C.  Dated this 25th day of November, 1912.  Tho  family  remedy   far   Coughs  and Colds  'Shlloh costs bo littlo  and doco  no much I"

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