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The Ledge Feb 21, 1907

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Array '5  Afou ncfct he% :Mi nes  The' Crescent'^mine iri Skylark  camp has been 'stiut'downin order  totjmstalluthe electric machinery.  This- will? take'^a ^month orViX'  weeks.,.  _.,..   - -p-  f-sO.  At'the Lone Star and Washington, niine,V in"8outti1/Central  or  White's camp,Wf6rce of, 16 men/is  steadily /employed* ,by   thV.'B.*" C~  Copper Co. *' Considerabld development work has .been ..done,;witti  veryi. satisfactory 'results./ - Over  400 tons "of ore have been'shipped  Irom the property^to $ate, the'ore'  being hauled a distance of 4f, miles  to a  siding^on^1 the ^Kettle'River  Ky., near DanviJle, Wash'.���������Anaconda News-,-*-* ~**---. '*-.*..,?,���������,,- i-'j-f  Neil Momsou, ^foreman-of the  Mountain-Edse^in'Siimmit'i/amp:  came to, town Saturday, the work  at the mine having been shut down  Ore 'bins"have-been built'and'cbn-,  siderable " ^development "<��������� 'done-.  Regular - shipments .have recently  been made from the mine, the ore  being ���������ueed for fluxing purposes at  the Boundary Falls smelter, f The  ore body runs from 6 to 15*feet in  width, andPthV'cost of"rnining'has*  averaged^abdutJSl person/ Itjs  the intentioV������]*the DominionyCop^  per Company,' ownirig"ttie mine, to  let a contract for tak'.ng out the  ore, . v     v ,*V,    .      /   -  ,   ������������������ ���������������������������������������������������������.,��������������� ��������� ������������������������.���������*_   ���������*  Skylark*1 mine,' and shipped about  602Vons"of ore. A' j ,<��������� "*',..'- /  The development' work consisted;  of 200 feet of ��������� shaft Vork/lSelFeet  of crosscuts,- 233 feet drifting-and'  4 08 Jeet^of/u praising, &*/* ^^1^4  /^The .shipping ^consisted   of,181  tons of first class oie/to/Ndson,  and ^421'Jons^of secqnd.and third'  class ore,to' Grand "Forks.'- ~  *" ~' t  , Thet mdin^Bhaftf,is   now,- down;  about-twoHhundred 'feet},with rfo"iir  levejs^opj'ned ffrom/it.; ~ At 'the*  present time wdrk'is" beingjdone on^  the (v ore   in   the>75^rand,-150'fo*oti  levels, f both' M ^ whri(V''levels are  looking verytwell V}\ ,* 'v s-,^-  In ,sinking the   new'/shaft - we*  came into a new formation, granite,  which   dips   to,'-the t north^ 'The  directors ,of this, coinpanyT"stock  holders of.record^npon the'closing  of^tlie"transfer;book's at 3 o'clock'  pLm., on^VedneSday^Fob. 20th;*  1905 Jvill: be 'entitled to"subscribe  for new 'shares ^or fche}basis of 30  percent.i of,jfcheir holdings at'jthat  tirae^alidF^date;! at'the rate"of $5.00  TflE^SKYLARK  At the adjourned aim ual meeting  -of^the-Skylark^DftYelopWdn/Co'",-  ,Ltd.,   which   was Jield * here last  week the fojlowing directors and  officers   were chosen:    Incident,  A.  B. W. Tfodgesf vice-president,  W.S. Macy; manager,'0. B ymith^  Jr.;  secretary   treasurer,.- A... B.,  Hood; CD. Hunter E.B. Boucher,  ,F. C. Buckless, U. A. Wright and  Page Boyles.      '   ; .- ���������'  ^   \  The total fecipts of the company  for the year ending December 31st,  1906,   were S47.441.16.   4 The net  profits on "the operations at the.  mine for the year  were $12,643.  Of this amount 12,000 was paid on  the bond, leaving a balance of S3 -  000 of the total amount of S30,000  yet to pay,  which  is provided for  by ore shipments now at the smelters-and which is not due till Apiil  1st.*    The best car. of oip dm ing  the'year gave returns of $5,960.65.  Anmverage of all ore, fiM, second  and third class, shipped dining the  year,  was $79  per ton, while tin'  highest gave returns of 8210,pei  ton net.    During the year.the company paid out for freight; and treatment about  $8,000;   tijccs   were  906.37 and $760 were expended on  new buildings.     Tho old upright  boiler was replaced by a loco-not--  ive bdiler,   which  has done good  service.   It is the intention of the  company, in the near future, wJien.  development warrants,   to install  an air compressor of seven drills  capacity, and this will probably be  done this year, with a view to utilizing  electric  power  later, Aboth,  long distance power lines running  close to the 8kylark property. -  A vote of thanks was tendered  by the shareholders to Win. ,Kowo,  the superintendent, and A.B.Hood,  secretary-treasurer, for their efficient work during the.ycar.  The following report of the manager to the directors and officers of  the company, gives aome details  regarding what was -dopo -during  tho 3 car last past:'  Phoenix, B. .C./Feb. 6?1907/  To the' President arid 'Directors of  the Skylark Development (Jo. ��������� ,  Gentlemen:    During   the- past  twelve months"vrb h'aVe'ddrift 709"  fect> of development work in the  dips _   .  oie.does not seem to penetrate this  formation,V"but dips with it to th'e  north, but shows that most of our  woik on^ lower levels will, have to  be*doue north of the'present shaft.  Daring the past year-we also_did  approximately 620 feet ofdiamoud  drilling. The^ drilling on the lower  level-' was "done more to determine  .whether the new formStion was a  dyke, 'therefore'' therV"sebuJ������Ltb'"be'  little ^uso^in   crosscuttjng ' to'the  east, ou'this^leverfor the 6re.~. Our  future work on this level.will be to'  run a drift ."north,from, the bottom  of the shaft or sink a new shaft to  the level, "when the'iritermediate  levelsfare opene'd up^mbre.^ '^ ''  At our meeting last year we con/  Messrs.'^Colgate- Hpyt,-& Company, ofNo.'.' 3Gr:Wall street, jNew  York city have been������appointed ffs-  cal^agents of ^jbhe company, for the  purpose ^of-'receiving-the'subscrip-1  tion^^^'to^'tb^n^w^stockrand'all*  smoney8^payable^ to the company  upon' all v such )��������� subscriptions' f>ball  be paid'by the subscriber or bis as-'  signs/���������to said 'Colgate.Hoyt & Co.."  'at, their, office-in, the city,of N"ew  York > in cqmformity ^with^the  terms of the^subsenntion., ",  7 Upon the 'closing "of the transfer  books���������,birFeb.,20th, ^1907, Messrs.  ,Colgate;H6ytr& Co.,-wilUissue ap-,  propriate/-warrants, ,'spccifying the  number of full shares to whiclfeach  stockholder is entitled to"subscribe.  Separate, warr&nts^will - be' issued  A''meetings>was/'held Sittirdav  afternoon" lastiiaj^the.offices r'i1--  iJealey Investmen't.company  organize ^the"'Greenwood Boa:   Trader " Abouf VVdoien "business  ^ r" -*1 r1 -i*      ���������*���������  men < were >,presentK James Kussell,  manager of ^the^Russell-Law-Caiil-  field Co was elected president, and  W. G. Gaunce,^ secretary. Yesterday Mayor .Bunting and W. d!  Gaunce called, on"the~ biTsiiiess men  of tbe^city,' and all agreed to join  if itjwas tlie'intention to make the  board- a,< live one.  Tlerefcofoie the  sideied- our ore bodv^iibthe north  of-tneJi> toot-level to be so broken  up that it was bardly; worth- while  to do more work there. -- However.  the������������������ diamond , drill .bhowed us, our  mistake, and now-we are runuing  the hoi th drift again on the 75 foot  level in'-gooc! ore. "������"������������������" * - "-*1-,*^'s** -��������� -'������  From tliO'piescnt appearances,  the coming J-ear will be a good one-  .i good payirfg basis, and equipped  with substantial machinery.  '  w Respeetfully'eubinitted,  ���������   . O. B7 Smith, Jr*", Mgr.  -   ->-.'���������-' " jt   - ~  . -. Consolidated Pays -Dlyidena  The 'Consjlidited.  Mining .and  Smelting   .Company, > of  Cajiad.t,  Ltd.f. ha^(IcL'Jaied\ a3dividend of  2^- pei^ cent,   making a total of 10  per cent foi������ilhe'yWl906.    The  divfdeud" i- payable on the 23id ot  Januaiy ������to    tlie   ihaieholdeis  of  lecoid on that d.tte.'  Owiiig to the  coaf miueis' mike and th'e closing  down of. the smelter aud tlie lack  of   production   on  the part of the  mines owing to the inability of tho  ieduction' plant at/Tiuil to handle  tho ore during tho laht quarter of  the 3 ear, it was thought by a good  many that" the 'dividend for that  por tion   of , .the   year   would   be  pasted.    Notwithstanding this the  dividend >iV declared." This dividend shows that tho earning capacity of the company is large".    During the presenVj^ear-'there is certain to bean increased output both  of the mines a"nd*smelter qompany,  and  the earnings will be cousidei-  ably  larger .tluu it was in 1906,  and  hence ib-'ia believed that the  dividends wilr'bo of more volume  than they wofev'last"year,_  The  Consolidated-company is increasing in size, 'and in time it will be  among the larger institutions of.the  kind on UiocOnlJHont.-Trajl Jfewfi  fractional" shares.'^ The-.right to  subscrib'e ^will expire on:pl trclfl 1^  1.907,,. at   3   p/lin. ' In case^ofdde  fault J)y ^the subscriber^ or,his as-,  signs^-iii making any payment pro-"1  vided*tb\be" madeT"br" "i������ the'per^"  formanbe   of ain    terms orcondi-"  tions thereof, all sights'of tho sub-  scri6er/or his .lasign^s^s'balt cease*  By order, of the board of^directors.  'y -   ''R.'H: EoGLESToy^Sec'v.'  -"* - '".Masquerade'Ball'- '   *  -'   -,     v.    - *  -*One    of   'the   most 'successful  dancessever held in Green\yoqja was  the masquerade ball Monday night,  under the, auspices of Boundary  Valley *Io&ge, /No. SfirCf. ^OTF/.  The (committee in charge of arrangements 'left? nothing undone  that would'tend to the" enjoyment  of,those present. Tho floor,was  in excellent' condition,- the hall'  Jabtefully decorated, "the''floor'com  efforts y(6f th'e/board have been  principally directed towaids polity  cal-^and^cofporation.bbostino', and  furnishing an "order ^annually 'for  stationery to Duncan Ross' p.iper.  It is apparently now^tho'iiitention'  of^ the board- to'take'up questions  affecting 'the' welfare'of the city.  If so, fhere is no doubt but' everv  business k.man in thevcity will do  his utmost 'to "mak'e it a success,  The" intention is" to" have'monthly  meetings, .orVoftbrieVtif������ deemed  necessary, to 'discuss"questions of  importance to the business interests  of tho city. Sit is to be*tfoped that  all will Jakean active part in these  meetings 'and"make' the'board 'a  strictly < local J oi gan izatiob, every  effort ^of-Mvliicli -will, be first, 'last  and "all- the time forthe advance-  :icitor, r^Fritz Haussener's^darmr  and v. from aAv> M.-'^Vhiteside re  Providence^ creek.;, -,The foimer  was filed and the latter referred to  city, soTieitov,' fv ' C    - J   ,  ',- The school estimates were received ,and Sleh t< The estimates  calL.for. a total-expenditure of $3,  423,rfrom which is deducted the  government. grant of $1,130, leav-  -ing^a'balance of $2,295 to be provided *by, the "city.    l  rBylaw������������123, i water rate bylaw,  read a firs?, second and third .time.  Finance committee reported the  fallowing accounts correct, which  were ordered paid-.  ,- <��������� '  B. C..Times ' ,. ^ /  The" Ledge .      .' ��������� r  Russ^ll-LaV-Caulfield Co' '.  Steamlaimdry '..'.'..  Union Can! "Muincipaliti������ff  Phoenix-Picyieei *    >������������������ ���������  Reading Roous',    .  Board of Trade .    .  $ 6S.70  11.25  J95  .     4 4������  IO.O(5  1500  IOOjOO  /  for the "Skylark mine,'aud I hope Vv.:������*������������������   ,*i.   j.-���������    i - ���������   ��������� ,    .  , .  . .   J - ' -"7^D ,mittee attentive to every wish of  by this time next \ ear to see it on  ;,,��������� A ,���������������������������������������������    "'in*    '    ��������� ' "V?'^>;  J J   >, , tne dancers, and tho mucic, Bush b   At a Co?^. 6t $5 Each  ; .The Briti8hv' Columbia' Copper  Coippijny, 'Ltd., on Feb. 14th.,  iesued"* troop '-jts office, No. 31  ,Naii8sa street, ^Tew York," the. following circular i . ,  ' ���������lJu7rbK,"au'lDority , conferred by  (he Btockholdors aud the board of  orchestra' of Midway, left nothing  in tUafc' line .that woukradd'to the  pleasure of lovers of dancing  a Mis. Andefsoifcof Spokane, was  in  the rity for a"*few d.ijs prior^to'  the ball with a vaj-iery of costurnes,  *rtio������������t of,\\hieh  weie rented for the  occasion.  ' It would be difficult to  enumeiate the* characters ^repre-  scnted,   from _the_Cavalier'to the  "h.irdcst thing" on the floor.   The  local   lodge ofR-jbek.ihs furnished  an  excellent   supper. ,-Following  aie the piizo winners.    -  .   Best dressed man���������B. M. Sweezy.  ''Soldier," meerschaum pipe.  - Best   dressed   lady���������Mrs.  Phil  McDonald,   "Stars and  Stripes,"  china tea set.  Best    couple--Chas.    Summers  and Miss Bona Summers, *'Indivns,'  box cigars and fancy cushion.  ���������   -���������  Best dressed boy���������Howard Huff,  Pocket knife.  Best dressed girl���������Ollio .Roberts,  "Spanish Girl," box chocolate^.  Comic   man���������N.  ���������F. .Kendall,  /'Coon," inkstand.  I.   Comic lady���������Mrs. Dann, "Lady  Moon face,'Chan dsatch'el.  Comic'girl--Mrs.-'A'.-Broomfield,  ''jockey gir|," jewel case,, '.>���������   <��������� --  Comic boy���������Bej'tliOgau- .<4jdckeyM  pocket knife.      '. t  Oiiginal . char|cteV-^Mrs. ' Geo!  Thompson,    "Flour  backs,"-box  chocolates. '' j  Hardest "object on floqr���������.Jake-  Saunders, "UndelBcribablo" set "of  hairbrushes.     \v',.,.. ,^J' vvJ >'  The" cash prf5es 6t,$6.2o each  wore  won   by-Mrs. Covington, in  ''Gypsy    Queon,,,y 'au^'''' Arthur  Prout. , .    '-  ment'Of Greenwootl^.'^������������a<-��������� ������*-  "mi   -"   '      -       ~" -   " v   fr.      -  -- The. Associated^boarJd of trado^  will meet here'next month������ ^Dele:  gates should,-be appoiutcd.*from  Greenv.ood \\ho have the ability  and inclination/to arouse that or-"  ganization -from its Tooley Street  Tailor pipe dreams,. aiuVstart it off-  along practicariines.-' '' T'}    ' ��������� ~"  ~:k? meeting of.|'the*bos^l,wiHvbe  held iii the offices ofjbhe Bealey Investment 'company^.Saturdayaffcer-  noon  at thiee olelock for tlie pui-  pose of completijig'tho reorg nidation   and   planning .futuie work.  All who can possibly do50 should  be present.    /   ...        ������    ~*   -.>-  "K' "of P: AnniversaryJ  , Last - night 'the local lodge,  Knights of Pythias','.celebrated the  43id aiiuiversapyrt of -tho 'order.'  There weie a"-I,ngc-number of  member- andt \isitbn '^present.  ;Fovtr candidates' were initiated in  the r,ntK of Page and one pioved  a-, an Enquire. ,' Among the visitors  present was J. L\ Blown of Is^ain-  loops, pist gr.ind chancellor of  Biitish Columbia. 4fter~ lodge  work aik excellent supper was  '���������erved at the Pacific Cafe and a  number of speeches made - - \  Nelson  , Frank Tambtyn was "in town  with the������'Spokane'hockey team.  Frank .is,mixing bracers on the  uight shift at the Pacific in Spo-'  kane.,v,Tint'-hotel i3 a bonanza,  and;makes $40,000 a year'for the  lassee. .-ThoTalousois are so'stu'ck  oa ;the .Pacific that *~ ft it burned  down they would pack their blahk--  ets .wheiK they,1 came to Spokalie  and sleep on-the ruins.   ,  R-^E.^Pliair has a lease on a new  bote! to be built in Mediciue Hat.  - .^Li*P. ^Eckstein, the wellTknown'  lawyer, will build an opera hpuse  in Fernie, m  ^The'Rink. of Commerce edifice  now"building in" Nelson will cost  $30,000,  and J will   be finished in  September. * Although only 30 feet  duep it will  have a marble'front,  iand������butt into the sky three stories.  --By mixing snow  with   his coal  oue   dealer   in   this'city took ad-  vantage of -the, fuel situation, this  winter./     ��������� ���������  Flood block. * *-,     "a--* ' -,r*-A'  f * \  Lloyd A. Mauley of Grand Fork9  was in th6 city yesterday."  Vernon apples for sale at the  Rus^ell-Law-Caulfieia store. . ;/���������'  No ono is prohibjted ffom smoking Mag&vLa cigars during Lent. ������>.  ������������������" J. L. Brown -o'f - Kahiloopg is in  the city-lepfes'enting- the Inland  Cigar company. ^",''   ''      '    '  Miss- Fraser,'"-of- the/C* P.' E.  staff, ���������Yancouver, is' visiting: her*  auntf Mrs.' Ales. Gfeig.' ;> *���������'- ,  Ifi -you fcave-- not tried ^F&yhy  '^on'r'you have missed a tre&fe''T������&ld  by~tbe 'Eussell-2L'aw-Caulfiel(l>Co.*  "A. J. MacGuire'"t)f'/pincheTr  Creek, Alta., is in thecity. " He is  interested iu coal measures in that  distiict. / "      ;���������      'z. /"  ' Wo keep nothing but the highest grade of, groceries/ .Our 'fitock  distributors?';"  Cariboo"Brand'\/'Time GuttBff,'  **{,\,'t  -Percha , Fuse-' 13 theJ&igkwt grade/|f \J- fy-'*,'*  grade*.   , Hu uteT-Kendrick, Cb. are Jf'    " "'"''  ���������p   t V  J6*  pay you'to Jook at nun-^  s&  may be only  .   G. E. Naden,- M., P,' P.������, intend*^  Bhortly to move to Victoria apd rei-*4k  <&������&  KYfs-  (fWater^orJcs. Committee     \  At a niee.ting of the Waterworks  committee held Monday last some  important changes were madcu'i  the water rates.     Meters will be'  installed   in    hotels   and- -livery  stables.     Tho Greenwood Liquor  Co.  was increased froui:S2 to 810  per month.     The general rate" for  residences and business places Remains the &ame, with* tho exception  of a 10 per cent, discount if*paid  befoie  tho 10th  of  each.taJontli\  Barbei8    have,   been   'increased)  slightly.     Sprinkling with1" garden  hose remains the* satno for -"a '50  foot fi outage or leas, aud for each  additional- 25   feet- or. loss 81.00.  Sprinkling when no other rates are  paid^!3 a>-ycnr. /-   :  . .When you wantyt<rJtiH/?pumeut*ar  headstone write to the Kootonay  Marble Woikfl;'Ncrson, B. O,'  ������ City Council - '  At Monday . night's-meeting  there wore p/esent, Mayor Bunting 'and- Aldermen Gulley, W^oif,'  Ntlsoir, Dosr^Sior, *and Sullivan,  ilinutes of previous'meeting were  read and adopted." "'  v   -  'lFrank .SteeA, reproscnling the  free reading room, nskcd'thtftjjhc  $13 por month donation bo continued.1 A coujmitteo composed of  AWerracn-.Gulley, Wood and the  mayor was appointed to look into  t|ie matter,  ,..,., ,.i ? la.tiis Siocan ' ���������  ''A. O. Ortby Shipped" ������������������ two cars of  ore to Nelson-this week. He'will"  close down the-California until tlie  middle of April in order td give the  BDowslidcs a .wide berth.-       ' *  The H:\rtney, Mollie Hngh<fs and  California -are* the only New Denver mines working this month. It  is expected that tho Montana Chief  will resume this summer.       '    ' *  Pneumonia has cauped several  deaths in Swidon this winter 'Cap  Foley and his old partner Grant  die'd within *a day of each other,  last week."  Philip" King of Nakusp is in the  New Deuvcr hospital with a broken  'Charley Peterson  has a-severe-  attack of pneumonia..   ������    v .    ..  'liagh-Niv'en,- of Three -Forks*  has the sympathy of many friends  in his recont sad bereavement:  ./Torn  Burley  i.s tending bar'at  the Victoria in SiUerton.  Hai ry Stego expects to be out iu.  a few days".  .The song of "Ilifc rne"/w������ssmig  in New Denver several times this  w'intcr.  * .  '" Jack Blackv returned .to Nvw  Denver last week.,  -' Russ Tliompson iu. jn. Tonopiih,  ���������- W.  D.  Mitchell.has. jnjacji-im  prQved in health sipca lie returned.;  to his old homjsln the easti- _���������. v *  '.' -Ileadquart'tfis. for vflhe groceries  .and inteiestiug prie'es hi><ilm������Rus-  sell-Law-OnilOt'ld Co.   S t+ '.ss- .  is complete and 'prices 'low,  sell-Law-Caulfield. Co. _  Greenwood' TtfinerS'' anion" frill*  celebrate Labor Day, : Monday",  September 2. Mine and smelter  managers please note. * Jrntf/ ''  .JRussell-Law-Cttulfield Co-.-have  just received spring Samples frOm  tlie������ Crown Tailoring' c"0nipa6y bf  Toronto. ��������� -See them. * (Fit guaranteed. ��������� ������,'<.������������'vJ'si'"''-m1 '". .!���������'  -D'. McGrail was^takes to'������the  3iBters' hospital yeefierdayeveoing.  He has be'eh-iil for some weekg=and  doubts-'are entertained as to his  recovery.   ���������*' *-' -"v-'? > /'������ '"/ "- ��������� ? *  . The Greenwood'Miners* union  will hold- their "ninth" annnal ball  on -tlie evening of Mbndaj', March  18.' Bush's orchestra will furnish  the music. ,���������    >f ..  Benjamin Perkins, of- Westporf,  Out.,--is 'in the city. He'is-a  nephew oli-the late Ben Perkins^  and is here to Jook after the interests of the heirs. .     ..    / .  An "entertaipment will be given  Friday evening 22TuJ inst.,attjhe  re'sidcrJrceJof Mrs. 'Whiteside in aid  of'the Presbyterian chrfrcn.'.^Ccr1  *<n' -        n- . *    "i.i*" .'       .5,*  ���������ClV4.e  <       t1* "    -C   **^tl *'  '-'  *   -���������J-i-'i'  >       .*'������  1" 1^(<  *' ,v.  ���������   ��������� "'Si ^  7 ~r*.  skfe tlrere;  / Try -New/England bread, made^  only af the" Greenwood   Bakery,"  Copper St.      ~ , ,  He , who   smokes ..a  Kootenay^ ���������> "^ (*\$&f  Belle cigar will surely/live to smoked, J  another rtay. , j      .    .', ������.;*i(  You .will enjoy your meals mucb-;,v *  more* 8 you give vour next croeerir  order to the Big 6tore. , /->,    ^  ��������� ��������� Rev.  H. S. Hastings will returns# V  from 'ttje'-.-east this week and con- -fhi  ductn the-regular services in "the-- "'���������  Mejihodist church next Sunday. "    ' ',  ���������. Jn6.J 0}. Black, "who -.has been * / .  proyinQial>officer"at Midway forlihe^r  past Jour -.months, returned to iii**-* ?-  old^iBtatjon  at^New DenverSatur^ "���������  d^lftst..-..,":  ,/A, E. o-Englishhas resigned Ida  position, of accountant for the Hun-"^  Jter-Kendi'ick Co!, and accepvted.vat ���������  s?Bll%IV-P93't"on witluthVDomiiriott.'W  ^SFor^Sa-le-^A .six oqtavo; piano^  case organ/ ,'-Almost as-gooda8:.  hae*.^*Apply-Mrs. V^-.DyBes/Gold/^;  street. - "*���������'-*        -        *,   fV  zz  ... ...  J*J|  j S^  M.'.  j ,'*���������>'  ���������v       'S  " ^-���������  />"  .a-  mfssfon 25 cents.    All^are invited.  Kettle Valley Lines  "The grading of the road up to  Dyncli creek is- completed, and if ,,  rthe snow "goes  off in a favorable ^  way, we shall commence������laying r~  steel   early   next month."     The  foregoing was W. P. Tierney's re- ^  'jply -to a" question  by the Gizetto'  representUtive as to' the statns'o'f  cpnstf action'work on the'Kettle*  "^arlley foath    The work of framing '?  the t<vo'bridges is about completed,  aJia\ibfiJou!y thing ' delaying- the 'P-  .phejnig d\ the Third street bridged  \  '"'5  J"-  W. E. Hodge^ was in.the cj^,yi position is the nou arrival of  this week, ^ having /jusj. Reaped  from quarantine at Ci anbrook... Hft  says he hadn't scarlet fever. It  was a case of jnistaken identity/  The band ,boys 'returned from  Rossland Sijaday everiingj bringT  ing with , them "several trophies of  the , sports, including cups, tin  capo,, hockey, faticks,. etcs TJjijje.re,^  port having the usual gopd tkneju*  the Golden .oiiy,.. '    , .    .,.    t..^  ��������� John Barclayf tocal managarlar  Rendull-& Co., -left Tnoe"day������."last'  on a business-trip to Calgary, Alta.  ���������Mr - Barclay is interested, in farmr  ing lands near. Calgary, "for]which  ho has* received ft. cash offer an^  hiwgone to iflycsrjgate. .:II,e.jwill  bo'abscut'tf-eouple'pf wpcksj.  Tho/appeal isom tho, action of  tho license'Commissioners in not-  grantiiig-a"*rt(5euse to the Hbtel  S'lvanpon 'in' Midway, calne'i'ip "before , llfff" HonV' Judge Bjowu to':  day. * Judg'irfopt resetveil!'" 'A1^  -,Hah nfngton |' Jo( vGrand': For lea for7  nnpefhrntBT A:. M.^ Svbit6s?Je foj-  lespoudcnts.'-    .''"'"'     ~'~ "'' '  ' r'V' "' /        *"<"   '"'fi-    i,V ���������**>'^' "������  .Johu. S;iodgras8# .djed ty .,9kaur  the iron .rods which were shipped'-,  from the .coast some six weeks ago.  Mr.  Tiemey is now building a ,  largo' wa'rehouse  at Lynch creek, r.  and   has 'd""large number of four  horse teams' drawing hay, grain.,  and otfrer Supplies to that point.  *  Ties are   being distributed .along  the. road, even being procured in '*  .the' Republic district to serve tlie  "needs of the lower end of tho new '  road.  , For -,tho  upper end there  l  y������iIl#^bo "no diflit'ulty in getting all    .  necessary, tjijsju the country adjac-^    -  ent to the raiiway.    As the steel is-'  tdf&l /toWards Lynch creek, the/*,  wbrk of^graiji'ug another ten miles     /  north 'will'/be    undertaken,   ami   ,  probably* by Hie same sub-contract-  orw. * x  "/Supf/'Wrrfrington, when asked  'about tb"������j H'ipot ou Third "street  #aid he t\%as now engaged in m ik-   ������  ing a f^^altcratioriisiu tlw plans,   *  miinly ;cQnsistiug of a rearrange-  .m^nt^of the-.iuterior of the structure,;  Work,\on tho building will  4������e������ Qppuiieuced    soinetimo    next   s  mouth,.   . Where   tho   new   line  ,.  makes*.the. undercrossing of th0 C.  P*.-H,.At Leqtiipie's mill, a 100-footr  ' I"-'-,  J 1 fj'  o'f.unejiruoy'};^}Thc^ Vitt^hnw to bo put j.,, aud'  .taken^o'J^^n^r^,.^v^iyhia ie..:doue tho 4,000yard������  When cofiper looks'lik'o 3<J-������!nt8-  centB    the   whole  Boundary can  .tmioke Roj ul Seal eigaip,  yy.. t(.y Snq(jgro,53j ^^pyij'^jgjthoj  body. Dece^ised was well .knowu."  iu Greenwood^ haviiig,,fo/several  years been .one filjlu driyera.^  tho Snodgra88 'stage Hue,.running  between Grand Forks aud Peu-  tictou.  ;or tPt.Sl <^5fel������ which will have to  !*9:4ftlis,li.0^*anno' l>o touched. <  TJic^pap^.hp^over, is about ready,  and^ in .the, caurdo of two moutlio ?  -this ivoi^k BhouW all be done,, ,Tha ,,  contractor will then bo in shape to,������  lay steel this way tlirough tbo^citjr, f  limits,���������Graud I^orks Gazette.    .   ���������"  m  11 f-'i </  ���������Greenwood, B.'C.,"-Ffcb.":>���������),��������� 190?.  .THE. .GREENWOOD. LEDGE  Our stock :Of Boots and Shoes is the largest and best  in the Boundary .district, all the best Canadian and  American manufacturers are represented. Come in  and eee ,o:ur display, we can please you, and our  prices are right.  RENDELL & CO.  Women's Goods Men's Goods  THE LEDGE  I* published every Thursday,'at Green-  yttxA, B. C , and the price it $1 a year,  .postage free to all parts of Canada, United  JJtatw, Mexico and Great. Britain. To  .Other countries it is tent postpaid for  ,$3.30 a year. Address all letters to The  fs&lgt, Greenwood, B. C.  R. T. LOWERY>  EDITOR  AND   FINANCIER.  0RBBNWOOD, B.   C . FEB. ������, 1907.  Coal is mighty but dees not prevail.    Hak and eggs is still a popular  ^breakfast frod np the West Fork.  Thb newspapers all over the continent are filled with Thawt these  days.  _ Tee season in at hand when the  small boy groans when the sulphur  \* handed to him by his gentle  pother.  Woes the Winnipeg speculators  get through with tho Kootenay  Jruit lands the ranchers can hunt  /for the overs.   Wh'bx a doctor prescribes whisky  J>he patient never forgets the time  |o take the 'dose even when his  .watch haB stopped.  A MJHiiosAsr recently died who  pad lived' 40 yeara amongst the  jCaanibals of the South Sea. He  jiaaat have been too tough to boil.  Iv the grafter* aronnd tho machine in Ottawa are not soon  .driven into the green-timber there  will belittle left of Canada for the  .Socialists.'  * ,,  Good people wonld like to know  jwhy Lanrier tried to Bluff off Billy  Mclnnes upon British Columbia  before investigating his. career in  ������he Yukon.      Eatiwo roast beef is now said to  prevent grippe and consumption.  Tenderloin stakes may do so, but  ;how thin your pocketbook will  Brow under the strain.  Thbbjc are 2300 real estate  agents in Vancovrcr. Home of  ^hem must cut the rain into blocks  j������nd sell it to people with a mania  f )V buying choice locations.  Is the United States people are  jiable to be arrested for sending de-  ^atched portions of the bible  through the mails. Still the  people over the line do not look  I ike savages. ^____-i->  Vr to date most of the mining  ha* been done in stock certificates.  /The camp has produced five  millions in ore aud 200 millions in  etock certificates. It will soon  Jiave old Rowland skinned to a  gripping red finale.  T>b Toronto newspapers when  ������������wing to  their   advertising columns' have printed many yards of  riraioe about  the   late  Timothy  Eaton.   Those who knew him say  Jihot he had few friends in Toronto.  His wonderful   executive ability,  combined with cheap labor enabled  him' to aidass million, bat men of  lift kind have more business In  f hem lhaa r enftiment, more brain  f lion  heir k     For  tlie rewpu he  fiftd thousands at enemiis as every  iiiab roust have who rises to eniin-  '''"'"''���������'���������' the ruin of competitors  slaves. Tim has gone, let us hope  to a land where the catalogue  never comes arid prices are not cut  by the mail-order system.  SQUARED  The following communication  from R. G. Sidley, J. P., is published with pleasure. The Ledge  stated that Mr. Sidley had received  an official communication informing him that a spur wonld be run  from the V., V. & E. to his ranch.  It appears from the following  that Mr. 8idley did not receive any  official intimation:  Sidley, B. C, Feb. 14,1907.  To the editor of The Ledge.  Sir���������Now that the election is  over, I will ask you to retract the  statement made in your paper that  I was "squared" by getting an official communication that a spur  of the railway wonld be built to  my ranch. I can assure yon that  1 received no news to that effect  official or otherwise. I suppose  what yon meant was that the Liberal party or rather members  thereof needed squaring, which is  indeed trne, going on the pledged  word of Sir Wilfred Lanrier that  the V.. V. &E. railway "should  go through Canada unless prevented by engineering difficulties."  I am "endeavoring to get the railway, to do s">. I trust we people  np here will get your assistance in  the matter, which is more than-1  can hope from the Boundary Creek  Times, which some timo ago published a short misleading article on  the subject.    Yours truly  R. G. Sidlkt  was rejected. As a result the land  will now cost the settler an average nf $12 dollars an acre.���������Vernon NewB.  A box of Magdala cigars is a  gift that will be appreciated by s.  smoker.  The Latest Ottawa Scandal  Briefly put, the latest Ottawa  scandal, the Alberta Irrigation and  graxinglaud deal is as follows:  In May, 1905, changes were  made in the regulations governing  the disposal of public lands, by  which J. D. McGregor, a politician,  who had been exceedingly prominent in the Yukon during the Sif-  ton regime, and A. Hitchcock, another friend of the ex-minister,  were enabled to secure 96,482  acres on terms that were changed  back to those formerly prevailing,  almost immediately after the concessions had been made.  80 favorable were these terms  that these gentlemen were able to  sell oat in September, 1906, to a  London syndicate at a profit of  9350,000.  Messrs. Hitchcock and McGregor  also received a grant of 380,000  acres of public lands at 93.00 an  acre, it being stipulated that, if the  grantees dig irrigation ditches to  water one-fourth of it, they get the  entire block for 91.00 an acre, a  discount of $760,000!  These terms were also 00 favorable that the fortunate grantees  were enabled to sell out to the  same London syndicate at a profit  of $500,000.  Mr. Campbell, head of the irrigation branch of the Department  of the Interior, reported to the government recommending "that the  mailoaum price for lands within  the tract disposed of by the depart-  men be fixed at $5 aa acre, exclusive of water privileges." Apparently, in the interests of Meesrc.  McGregor and Hitchcock, this ex-  Amende Honorable  We want to do the square thing,  wrote . the editor . of the Hickory  Ridge Missourian, to old Spike  Thunderbush, of the McKinutry  neighborhood. Our readers will  remember that we have spoken of  him sometimes as the ragtag and  bobtail of all creation.  > That old scalawag has pUyed  more- mean tricks on us than he  has warts on his hands, and we've  given it to him hot and heavy  every time. We don't allow no  man to get the bulge on us without  coming back at him.  But .we've forgiven old Spike.  Last Saturday he dropped into our  sanctum and asked how much he  was behind on subscription. We  told him eleven years, and he dug  down in his jeans, fished np a dirty  wad of bills and squared up. ..Its  the deenntest thing he ever done  since we've been running a paper  in this town.  The old scarecrow was drunk  whenhe done it, but we don't lay  that np agai nst him. Old Spike has  some good points, and we shan't  say another mean thing about him  until he tries to run for office  again. We'll show him up then  in all his hideous deformity, but in  the meantime him and us are good  friends.���������Chicago Tribune.  Life in a Siberian Prison  Winter, fanged and remorseless  as winter is in these regions only,  had fallen on Siberia with a sort of  hungry vengeance, and lengthened  the long journey interminably.  Cooped up in a convict car, which  was divided np into some twenty  small, badly venlilated cells, it  seems- a miracle that we did not  peiisb miserably on the way. One  or two emaciated wretches, bitten  deeply by exposure and consumption, did, succumb, while the remainder of my companions  dwindled gradually in numbers as  we crawled tortuously from station  to Btation���������prison to prison���������over  the barren leagues between Russia  in Europe and the confines of the  empire. Akatui, a decrepid village at best, was more than half  buried in show when' we���������myself,  two other prisoners and guards-  arrived, after sedging the last fifty  mile stage of the journey. Rising  over the town, at one end was the  gray pn*Bon, surrounded by high  and and massive walls, built, it is  said, of material, taken from the  great wall of china. Half frozen,  nearly famished, and wholly discouraged by the. first glimpse of  what was to be my residence for  neariy two years, 1 was lodged in  a roomy cell in company with two  other prisoners of hope.  During the wretched eighteen  months that followed, every Bpare  moment we had was spent in planning an escape, but so heavy was  the guard maintained over the  town as well as the prison, and so  vigilant were the soldiery, that two  years passed before my dream of  escape came true���������two years of  d.'tidgirig, unremitting labor in the  silver mines of the region; two  years of rigor and hardships which  only the strongest constitutions  may possibly survive. Death, iu  fact, is a relea������e, which on a dozen  occasions I have heard welcomed  in" our exile community there.���������  Gregori Gersbnni, Russian Social*  leader, in Leslie's  toots and whines of smaller mechanical throats in East St. Louis  are'now. dumb. The giant whistle  trust whistles for them.- 'The in-  dependent.-whistles have to whistle  off time to be heard.  Within the range of this whistle  are said to be 100,000 people who  tell time by it.  He wanted roe to orrler a basket  of champagne, declared Mr. Nu-  ritch. . Well T I may be ignorant  but I know that champagne twines  in bottles.-r-Washington Herald.  It would be well to look at our  nice steam-heated rooms before locating elsewhere. Clarendon hotel.  you  in  Customer���������What have  the shape of a cucumber?  Clerk���������Nothing but bananas,sir,  Regular monthly meeting**. *>f  Greenwood lodge. No. 28, A. F. &  A. M. are_ held on the first Thursday in each mouth, in Fraternity  hall, Wood block, Government St.,  Greenwood. Vi.siting brethren are  cordially invited to attend.  E. G. Warren VY.M.  J. S. Bibnik, Secretary.  HARDY & CO  ��������� f -  Midway   .  Dealer in Dry Goods, Groceries, Boots and Shoes,  When yen want a monument-or  headstone, write to the Kootenay  Marble Works, Nelson, B. C.    V*  About  Float  Float is not a periodical.  It is a book containing 86  illustrations, all .told, and  is filled with sketches and  Btories of western life. It  tells bow a gambler caRh-  . in after the flash days of  ' Sandbn ; 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  Baloon man outprayed the  women, in Kalamazoo, and  graphically depicts the  roamings of a western editor amongst the tender-  feet in the cent belt. It  contains the early history  of Nelson and a romance  of the Silver King mine.  In it are printed three  western poems, and dozens of article too numerous to mention. Send  for one, before it is too  late. The price is twenty-  five cents, postpaid to any  part of the world. Address all letters to  /?. T. Lowery  NELSON, B. C.  *������������������  Revolutionary  Weekly. :::"  once over .r. . ....  and the toil of cheaply"paid w������������e������pert and official recommendation. I  East St. Louis now has the biggest steam whistle in the world.  It is a remarkable triple machine  with three voices���������a three-chime  whistler, whose rapacity for the  annihilation of peace extraordinary*  This whistle blows a ten-mile blast  at half steam, and with favorable  wind has a disturbing power of  twenty miles. It coajs a dollar  every time it is blown.  But this great whistle is not all  noise. It is an idea in economy, a  whistle trust, a noise combine.  Almost all the little noises, yelps,  Mountaineer and Kootenay Standard Cigars.  Made by  3. ������. CMia $ 06., Mm  Waterproof Paints.jl  Coal Tar," Pifech,|  Creosote, Oils for  Preserving Timber,  Roofing, Pitch  And Paints.|   .*  Nelson Coke aud Gas Co. Ltd.  MiMiniiwiniffiiiiiwiiiwBtBWiiiiwMit^twiiiwHiii;  H;  CONTRACTOR  AND BUILDER  Dealer in  Windows, Donfs,  I      Turned Work and  I [Inside Finish.  I SHINGLES, BRICK, ETC.  I MANITOBA    "  I Wood Fibre Plaster  I PHONE  65  ^������ttllllil)JUllll)lllll)IIIIWIIl))l)WI)l/IWtillllllWMimlIWtfHl'MI������IISl;  The Windsor Hotel  of Grand Forks,  B, C, caters to  miners, mechanicsaud smelter men  A. B. Sloan. Manager.  R.    ROBINSON  Is the only shoemaker in  America who obtained a  medal at the Paris Exposition in 1878 for making the  Best shoes. Boots made to  order; Repairing neatly  executed.  COPPER STREET, GREENWOOD  STARKEY&C0,  . NELSON, B. C.  WHOLESALE  DEALERS IN;  Produce' andvEroyisions  BANK OF BRITISH ISURTH AMERICA  PAID UP CAPITAL, $4,866,667 ^  RESERVE FUND  -  $2,141,333  Transacts a general, banking business.   Interest  allowed on Savings Accoumts, from  fcone dollar upwards at  current rates-  t  COPPER ST.  GREENWOOD, B. O.  BANK   OF  MONTREAL  ESTABLISHED 1817.  PAID  UP CAPITAL, $14.400,000..      :REST. $10,000,000  UN   IVIDED PROFITS. 9801,885.41 .     ,  General Hanking UoiinessrTransucted.    Drafts irtsaed on nil points, and CoUm  lions made at lowest rutin:  SAVINGS BAN .DEPARTMENT  \. W. F. PROCTOR,  INTERESTALIOWCDATCURRENTRATC8    /MANAGER GREENWOOD BRANCH  ���������   \  *���������!  Kootenay Engineering Works  NELSON. B  C.  Founders, Machinists and Iron  Workers.    Maktttv of the Crawford  Aerial  Tram.    Castings, JBnilders'   Materials.QMiU  and Mining Machinery  P. O. BOX 493. B. C. TRAVI5, MANAGER.  v  I  i  ���������*>&&wv&e^&v&&*w&WQ>*-i  Craebrookflote  CRANBROOK; B. C.  ��������� Is convenient to all depots, telegraph offices and a  banks in tho-city. Special attention paid to tourists, j  commercial and 'otherwise. The cuisine is excellent, J  and all guests receive courteous attention.   Touch ������  tt  i the we'wheri you want rooms reserved  CRANBROOK, B. C  Has the largest stock of Pipes, Tobdccoss  Cigars and Smokers' Sundries in the in;  terior of B. C. Mail ^orders receive  prompt attention^  P. A.Bbnson  Ola Lofstad  One of the best- appointed workingmen's  Hotels in the City.  The Finest of bars, stocked  ���������with the best Wines,  Liquors and  Cigars,  Lighted throughout with  electricity. Hot and cold  baths.  RATES:  ifoard and room $l per day  Strictly first-class Service  FURNISHED ROOMS  By day or week ; 82 a week  . and up, at the Commercial  hotel, Copper.street, Green-  Wood.   Bath Jin connection.  P. POUPARD  ?  *  LHOGGARTH& ROLLINS, Proprietors.    .   ^  WE   SELL   PIANOS  WE   SELL    FTJB1QTUEE  WE   TAKE   DIPLOMAS  y  D. J. ROBERTSON & CO.  ���������i  PLSON, B. C.  mmmwoow  DR. M.LLOY  DENTIST  67 HASTINGS EAST  VANCOUVER  trathcona  Hotel ������-sa  Ie situated on a slight eminence, jnst a block from the bnay  Boenea on Baker street, and is within easy touch of every-  thing in the city. From its iialconies can be seen nearly  all the grand scenery that surrounds the beautiful  city of Nelson.    Few hotels in the great west  equal the Strathcona, and tourietaglfrom  every land will find within its portals  * all the essentials that create pleas  ant memories within the  mind of those who  travel.  B. TOriKINS, riatiager  NELSON, BEITISH COLUMBIA.  < ���������������    i " ���������, >.il"i *��������� .   A . 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" *   t        - i  I I    it i *^       it.,   '  'i   *< /'.  -i^t      ' ��������� ", ���������...���������...-*..������.,_.  , f- '���������- ������������������ li"*1-1'" ���������^������������������������������������wun mini in .|im.i.i  ������������������r,iwaM������..������w>o������isnis-rfjii������.ma������i.^s������iy.im.-icwB^ tl-OTf f.������truiV. TTIWWH ilsWW������I������t������VW������������'t|1������'  c������  THE GfcCTI^t) LE&JE.  I  ^  ������������������fteafeMKeoeaaMM^aflrOo^arorooaw^^  Some'- -Good'-Float  Kings Liquer Scotch Whiskey  .   ' 12 Years Old  J. W. Rurmesters White Port. .  Jas. Hennessy & Co's 3-Star Brandy.  GREENWOOD LIQUOR  GO.  IMPORTERS, GREENWOOD, B. C.  THE HIGHER LAW  I  $���������  $ 15,000 Insurance for $2f.50  The new and "up-to-date Tripple Indemnity  Policy of the Ocean'Accident and Guarantee  Corporation, Ltd.,' the largest.accident company in the world.   Assets over ������7,000,000.  FREDERICWMcEAlNE-  .     . ,    DISTRICT AGENT, GREENWOOD,* B. C.  The Pacific Hotel \  Is under the management of jGreig*  & Morrison. - The rooms are comfortably furnished, and the bar contains the l)est brands of wines, liquors  v   and cigars in the city.  The Pacific Gafe ;  is conducted by Moore & McElroy.  It is open day and night.. The dining room is one of the largest in  the Boundary, and the lunch coiin-  ter is just the place to .get a quick  ,k'     ,,meaL.   rCopper street, Greenwood..  V  Is the best furnished hotel in the Boundary <i  district.    It  is heated with steam and  /lighted by electricity    Excellent sample  rooms.   The bar is always abreast of the  times, and meals are seryed in the Cafe,  at any hour, day or,night.  | Ernest J. Cartier, Prop/  J. Q. MELVIN ^i  BginWatdtes  SANDON, B. C.  fflannfac:urin������ Jeweler  RaifwadSfant  Mail O. den Promptly Attended  Expert Watchmaker and Diamond  Setter, Manufacturer of Chains,  Lockets and Rings, Wedding rings  made on short notice.  WORK GUARANTEED  Opposite Windsor Hotel -  P.O. BOX  268  PHOENIX, B. G.  Is^opposite the Great Northern depot, aud is a delightful haven for tho weary traveler. Great veins  of hot water run through the entire house, and  bathrooms are always at the service of those in  search of material cleanliness. The dining room is  an enemy to dyspepsia while the artistic appointment  of the liquid refreshment room makes the drinks go  down like eating fruit in a flower garden. The  sample rooms are the largest in the mountains and  a pleasure to drummers with big trunks.  JAS. MARSHALL, Prop,  ,"*(Ever since Harry JK.- Thaw shot  and killed Stanford .White there  has been a great deal of discussion  of' "thes Unwritten Law,"  sometimes called "the Higher Law."  It was instantly cited as authority  for the murder of White, and for  some  weeks'-after' the tragedy it  was announced that Thaw would  plead justification, and rely on the  unwritten  law'to secure his uc-  quitat.     There, can   be no doubt  that if he had been tried immediately  after the Bhooting an average jury would not have convicted  him, for a large seetiou of the prres  teemed   with, dingraceful. .stories  about White. "He was represented  as a monster,  of equal fame as a  builder of houses and a 'wrecker of  homes.     The average opinion wa������  that  the   world   was   well rid of  White. .  -  - '     , THE REACTION  . It    was   inevitable   that  there  should be a reaction.' Here a mau  and there a man rose to i>peak for  Stanford   White.%- It  was hinted,  and then "boldly-asserted, that the  campaign  to blacken' him was inspired    by    Thaw.'    The"' people  paused and  began to doubt if ever  a mau lived as depraved as the  dead  architect   was-represented.  Stories about Thaw began to circulate aud about the artists' model,  who is his wife, and who is at,the  bottom of the quanvl.     At that  time the general opinion seemed to  be   that   Thaw   was a thoroughly  worthless char;t<-ter, and that, at  least,  there  was some good about  his victim.     The lawyers for the  defense have been quick to recognize  the change iu ' public sentiment,  and  it was expected that a  plea of emotional insanity would  be entered, 'for they believed that  if Thaw is,to esvapi punishment  he   must  shelter  himself behind  seme -.written law.     Since then,  however, ]the -wife of the accused  man has gone on the witness stand,'  and   has told a story, with every  mark of sincerity, that represents  White as a .monitor.   There can  not be the slightest doubt that if  the jurymen believed her they will  be inclined to free Thaw, no matter what plea is entered on his behalf.  'the famous sickles case .  Many homicides have pleaded a  higher law, and have escaped the  penalties of their rash deeds.    The  California lawyer, Delmas, who is  the chief of Thaw's counsel, has  made his fine reputation as au advocate of the unwritten law.    In  the  United  States the expression  seems to have originated with the  Sickles-Key case, many years ago.  Key was the son of the author of  "The Star-Spangled Banner," and  Sickles was a general in the United  States army.     Key became intimate with the general'^ wife, and  the husband heard of it.    He surprised the pair exchanging caresses,  and then,   getting a revolver, followed Key out of the house. He told  bim his offense could be atoned  ouly by death.   Then he shot bim,  was tried and acquitted.     After  the trial he created a profound sensation by offcriug to take his wife  back again.    She remained a good  wife until her death.    AH through  the   trial   public   sympathy  was  unanimously with Sickleu,.and he  left the courtroom a hero..  CHARACTER   O.V TRIAL  - It is to the Sickles case .that tho  scores of men and. women who  have since pleading "the unwritten law" go back for a precedent.  They have sought to shelter themselves not only; behind the general'*  unpunished deed, but behind his  chivalrous character as well. Many  of them have learned to their coat  that in cases of this kind the character of the slayer is as much on  trial as the nature of the deed.  It is not competent; for any blackguard to plead higher law justifl-  cation for. the slaughter of some  faithless boon, companion. There  is an old legal saying to the effect  that he who seeks ��������� equity must do  equity. Tne character of the victim is also an important consideration with a jury despite the axiom  that all' men are equal before the  law. It is amazing'that in a land  where divorce is so swift and easy,  unwritten law. should be so frequently invoked. If a man were  compelled to live with a woman  after she had proved faithless  there would be much greater  avenging his wrongs upon her betrayer.  The BrnDSoNG case  A few  weeks ago the unwiitten  law received a ttemendous reverse,  in  one of the'most amazing  verdicts ever returned.    The case was  one in-which a Mrs. Birdsong shot  and   killed  a ' Dr.   Butler.    The  The woman learned that the doctor had been boasting about her being in love with him. ' Her friends  began to cut her on  the street, and  and sue was driven desperate with  shame.'   So she got a revolver and  went to Dr.   Butler's home.    She  claimed  that wheu 8he\ entered his  office he   tried   to kiss her.    She  shot him a couple of times aud followed   him   out on the verandah,  emptying her   revolver into   his  body.    She was arrested, pleaded  the unwritten  law,   but was sentenced to five years imprisonment for  manslaughter.   .The amazing thing  about .this trial  was that it hap-  in chivalrous Mississippi.      Mrs.  Birdsong belongs to one of the oldest   families   iu   the  state.    Her  uncle is a Uuited States senator  and dufcuded her.    -There was no  doubt but what she had been slandered by T)r. Butler,' and at a time  when-'evcryone was discussing the,  unwritten   law. in  relation to the  Thaw case, it sent her to.prison. ||  LAWYERS AND UNWRITTEN LAW  Another notable case of unwritten law is that of Congressman-  elect George K: Favrot; who kiiled  Dr.   H.   H.   Aldridge,   of Baton  Rouge, Miss.,  because "the latter  traduced his wife. * Favrot   was  himself a good lawver'and a respected judge before the deed, aud  should know what, he is talking  about when he says ..that the law  gives  uo   proper   redress   for the  wrong done him.   -. His case has  not yet'"been    disposed   of,   but  Judge Kernan, who advocated the  principle of the unwritten law at  the American bar association's annual meeting, has been employed  to defend him. Another,celebrated  case now peuding,.is that of Mrs.  Anna Bradley,  who killed Senator  Brown,   of Utah,   in Washington.  Brown was an immoral brute, who  had wronged the woman, and probably inherited the fate that overtook him.     Whether the jury will  think Mrs.   Bradley had a right to  become bis executioner is quite another question.  A REFORM NEEDED  The unwritten law is a kind of  lynch law, and the one is as much  opposed to our modern civilizatiou  as the other.    The euro for one ia  the cure for the other, and that is  A revision  of the  unwritten law  making more severe penalties for  the slander and betrayal of women.  If these punishments were made as  severe as those meted out to forgers  or burglars, and if one or two hotheaded: pleaders of the higher law  were banged, there would bei a falling off in crimes of the Thaw, type,  ���������Mail and Empire.  ��������� = ; = *���������T  sertion and he tried again.   ' j  , , Gentlemen, he said,  I.kin lick  any man in the whole state of Vir-  ginny.  The words were hardly out of  his month before a'tall,'sinewy  man from his own part of the  state entered the game-and gave  the'boaster a good thrashing." ? .  The mountaineer had a sense of  humor He slowly picked himself  up arid faced the group to which he  had 'boasted. -  ' Gentlemen, he said, I am now  ready to acknowledge that I kiv-  ered too much territory in that  last statement. '  Cteeimood,B.-C, Feb. 21;.1907. - ���������'>,.*���������; *v :$f  NELSON;.:,:i.RPN,.:WQW&  B..A. ISA\C  E. A. Black, Phoenix, sells the  best in jewels, diamonds, watches  and clocks. Remember this wheu  you go up the hill.  " Mike (aged 16)���������I wish- dat I  could git me picture in de papers.  How ought I ter go about it ?  Bill���������Yer too old ter be kid-  napped, yer would have ter rob a  bank.    Lawson��������� But I tell you he isn't  a Keutuckian, no matter what he  says.  Dawson���������How do you know ?  Lawson���������Why, the corkscrew  in his knife is rusty.���������Somerville  Journal. '  For nice comfortable rooms, beBt  urniBhed in the city, try the Clar-  endou hotel.    Rates reasonable..  ENGINEERS AND.OpNtRACTORS  FOUNDERS AND MACHINISTS"  -  Repairing and-Jobbing executed with'Despatch. - : .;-. >J  Sheet Metal Work, Mining and Mill Machinery:-  ���������Jv  Manufacturers of Ore Cars,:R.R. Contractors' Cars  Corner of Hall-and-Front Streets /j"  Phone 59    ; .^,. ..    NELSON, B. Q., P.-0. Box 173  E. W. WIDDOWSON  PROVINCIAL ASSAYER and  - - METALLURGICAL CHEMIST.  Gold Silver Copper or Lead,eacn, .$1 oo  Gold-Silver....$i 50 Silver.Lead..$i.5������  Zinc..$2.00 Gold Silver with copper or  lead..|2.50. ,  Prompt attention  given  to all samples  35' per cent, discount upon five samples  IBAKERLST , NEL50N.  P, O. Drawer, 1108. Phone, A67  THE MICHEL HOTEL;  Still retains its supremacy as thd   oest hotel in the Kootenays.  Ostermoor Mattresses        '-'  . [Clean linen and Good Cooking  Excellent hunting in season.    Good trout fishing in the Elk  river and neighboring streams.  'Address all communications to-  [Thomas Crahan, Manager, Michel,-B. C. I  THE ARLINGTON  COPPER ST. GREENWOOD  None but the best brands  of liquors and cigars.  Morning bracers and  and evening hy balls always within easy reach  of the 'barkeep."  C. A. DEMPSEY prop.  VENDOME HOTEL  ANACONDA  Is just a few minutes' walk from  the center of Greenwood, anil a  convenient place to drop in at the  end of a walk. Convenient to the  smelter and provides the -public  with  EDS'  OARD AND  EVERAGES  W. B. THOMSON  MORRISON  GRAND FORKS  Jeweler and Optician, dealer in  Fine Watches, High-Class Jewelry,  Diamonds, etc.  Develop your sweet taste by -  using '_���������_*.--   ,  Montgomery's  Confections, High ��������� - Class-  Chocolates, .Fruit Tablets/  Nougats, e<*\  The MONTGOMERY\C0-  .   NELSON, B. C.  F. M. LAMB  PROVINCIAL LAND SURVEYOR.,  GREENWOOD fB. C.  F. F- lilEfcSQHEl?  V     -���������-  MERCH\Nt~TAJLpB,->---   ^  SHverton,- B.- C.  Jleiju market Hotel  Is the home for all tourists  and millionaires visiting New  Denver.   British J Columbia.  HEKRY.  STEGE,^. PE0P.R.  ^R.J?ame.ron.  THe.  The Kootenay Saloon  _ Sandon, B. C, has a line 01 nerve  bracers unsurpassed ia any mono-  tain town of the Great West. A  glass of aquafpura given free with  spirits menti."  Leading Tailor of the  Kootenays. '  i) ��������������� C-  Good accommodation and  reasonable rates. One of the  best supplied bars in the city.  Dining room and lunch  counter in connection.  NELSON EMPLOYMENT AGENCY  Nelson, B. C.  Mines,    Mills,   Hotels,  etc.,  furnished with help.  J. H. LOVE, MANAGER  KASLO HOTEL  KASLO B.C.  Is a comfortable home;for.all  who travel to that city.  COCKLE & PAPWOBTH.  Sater & Johns, Proprietors  COPPER ST , G KEEN WOOD.  KOTICK  Blue Prize, Henry Vane,  Columbus and Havana Ark  CIGARS  are Union Made Cigars, made by W. P.  Kilbounie & Co., Winnipeg and sold on  the road by GEORGE HORTO.V.  T^EJVEOflT HOUSE  Kelson. B. C, is run on the  the American and European  plan. Nothing yellow about  the house except the gold in  t'-e safe.  MeJot?c   &   TVcgilias  An Antl-Expanslonlst  A Virginia mountaineer, who  bad strayed to Richmond ouau ex  cursion and who, as his holiday  progressed, became rather hilarious  and grew overconfident of his own  greatness. ���������.."..'  Gontlemeii, ho aaid, I kin lick  any ma,n in Richmond.  No ouo offered to diopujp Jho as-  NOTICE Is hereby given that the Canadian  Pacific Hallway Companv ae tcxtceof thr  U>Inmlil������ and Weatcrn hallway liaa IhUdar  fllei iu theDlXrirt Land Hefffrtry Office at  Ka "loops a |Jan; profile, and book o( reference I  ���������liowitif tiroptoed location of a branch llitcto j  the West Kootenay Power and Unlit Company'*  lub-autlon near the City of Greenwood In the  (irovlnco of  British Columbia, and that four  weeks after this date the naid Canadian Pacifr  Hallway Company' lntond.1   to apply to the  Board of Railway Co.nm!t������loners for Canada  under section 17} of thn Railway Act for author-  Ity' to construct the said branch.  Dated this 10th day of January. 1M7..  U.MARPOLE ���������  twa GeuwalSuptrlnteadent,  Tbc Reception Hotel  In Camborne girts all its patrons  the purest food, drink and [cigar*.  James Lindsley Prop.  M1NEUA.I. ACT  Certificate of Improvements  notice". ,    '  Grreuwoud  rict.    ~:  about half a  InliiRT Dlvlolon of Valo Olit-  Where 1o<:������MiI:���������On   "  Brandonltinror Mineral Claim, slluitr In ih  ������ '  .   ...   a  H������Hiidaiy line.  KB notice tb������������ 1, Jonuuianet Ken, rrrn  Miner's   Otrtlfloa 0   No.    II lull.   Intend,  Jr days from the date hereof, to amilr  Ulning Kec n-der for a CwtlflcaU of Improve   Ijri'i         toile from the Inlecir.lkrual  TAKE notlice that I, John Charles Kelt. Free  Miner's Certtfioa 0 Ko. II lull. Intend,  sUtr days from the date hereof, to amilr to thi*  Ulnlns Kec irder for a Certlfleat* of Improve-  monts, for tho purpose of obtalulng;������ ^,'rown  Grant of Ibo aliov������ claim.  And furticr tako notice that action, under  socUon 37 mu������t tie commci)C������d bffore the  usuance of inoli Certlflcnt-o of lmproven)"'  Dated this Utlida^ of Janusr^j A. D..IW17.  lav  /(J  sit  OU.V UUASLCS EEK  The Hotel Siocan  Three Forks, B. C, is the leading  hotel of the city.   Mountain trout j  and   game dinners   a   specialty, j  Rooms reserved by telegraph.  , Hugh Niyen. Prop.  Choice  Fruit  LANDS  For Sale at $10, $12 and $15  Per Acre.  R. J. STEEL  NELSON. B. C  THE MAIL STAGE  Jr. Gillis, Prop.  GBEENW00D TO  PERRY, WASH.  Leaves Greenwood at 6:30  a. m. each day. Returning,  leaves Ferry on arrival of  Great Northern train. QSticeat.  ROSSLAND   HOTEL  Copper Street  Pacific Coast Grown  Secdit, Fruit and Ornamental:  Troei". -. Greenhouse and  Hardy Tlants. Boo Sup*  plies. Fertilizers, Imphy.  meutfl.   Catalogue Free.  M.J.HENRY,  VANCOUVER; B. 0. ���������-  Office, 3010 Wcstfflinater Koad.  t _,. * /,���������  i  ''^"Afcl  '.- '>.,m  ' ~> -. - '*��������� i  ���������,���������������-) .iji, r  * ..1     /������E  ��������� -   'r ' h I  ^ '    .. > J. I  '''V-T.'.fJ  ~ ���������- J*r ,-^.*"  I  <���������    *       *t^       .'^f   f  ���������V ^".tfo i  >ft;ft  l������ I  /  11 '"I  .' i.'s  MTir������. ^.tf^SJ-'VV-.-i-t  iTSH-mtt ftjt������tJ**-J������n^s*-  -/_,;'   ���������"  *   >*  ^(3^\\;palv-l^*C., Fob. 21, 190V,  "eum GiiEmwaoiy imoss  RU  to look at oi'i'r Clothing, Suits, Overcoats-        :  '   .    '" and Ockl Pants at 25 per cent. Discount,  ;Owing to laic shipments Ave nrc overstocked on Fancy Shirts and are soiling  same at  25   off., These   arc   two foes-  ���������worthy of your consideration. ���������  SELL-LAW-GAULRELD GO.  LIMITED.  Groceries,' Harchvare, Clothing and Gfents' Furnishings.  4  .   With Neck- i������ t&e jBtiltii'  The decision* as to whether tho  ynurdefer should1 be escenfed or  ���������imprisoned for life was, says a correspondent in describing an esecu-  Jion at Hyderabad of a Pathan,  who had fcliot life brother-in-law,  As  is  usual,   left  to1 the murdered f  r i r;  j'nau's  relatives,   and liis wife, the j'  pister of the nTOrd'erer, voted for j-1  death.  On the day of the execution  ���������there appeared1 in tho streets a  ]band of sweepers armed" with leafy  $wigs, followed by a.Frjuad of tlie  pity Arab police wi������h fried bayonets. Then came the criminal,  dressed in new white garments,  griih a new halter around his neck  ������ncJ nsw ropes attached to his  q������riusv Tbep entfs of ��������� these ropes  .?vere held by pulicerrien. The ordinary thing is for the condemned  jnan to walk, but in this case he  was so overcome that he had to be  -conveyed in ajutka.  ��������� On arriving at the fatal spot the  '���������' .murderer was 'made to al%ht and  kneel down while the policemen  handed over charge of the cords to  fhe executioner's attendants,' one  pf whom, seizing the end of the  halter stood in front of the felon,  ~ jvhile others held the cords pinion-  .   jng his arms behind.   The execu-  iio'ner, bran dish iirg a bioad,-heavy  . sword, keen as ft lttzor^ in a suggestive fashion aud prancing up  ^ownrd liis victim asked three  limes in a load voice.*- AVlio authorizes the execution '? The chief of  ihe city police on duty thrice replied: The amin..  .' Then an attendant armed with a  long needle pricked tlie condemned  jnan in the balds, causing him to  ptart forward. At the same instant those holding tlie cords laid  jhemselves back in opposite directions as in a tug-of-war contest,  yvith the result that the wretch's  ' iieck was stretched, and following  -fhe reply of the chief of police the  executioners blade descended fair  and true on the neqk, severing the  fiead completely.-^ifilitary G.iz-  sttc.           Sho glided  into  tho office and  .fjUietly.. approached    ihe   editor's  desk*     I have a poem, die began.  '-   :YVell ?    exclaimed    tlie    editor  11 .with.;a look and tone intended to  anhiliHate her,   but she paTmly resumed:        *"  ';: I   have written' a'pHom on M}-  father's Barn,"'and-������������������'  @    0  &  Ladylike 'Geometry/ ���������  '   I.    A straight line is the shortest  distance'   between  two   millinery  openings;        " '  J I. A straight riine'"deteraii'nec?  by flwo bargain tables is considered  as prolonged both ways until the  store closes.  III.- A broken line is a series  of successive straight lines described by a woman alighting from  a street car.     .,  IV. A mixed Ijbc is a fine com--  posing the reception committee of  a club's presidential candidate-  V. A plain figure is one all  points of which have been neglected by the dressmaker.  VI. Figures of the same shape  don't always   have the same style.  VI1.- Figures- of the same size  never consider themselves equivalent.  VIII.    "Women    equal   to   the  Dealers in  2   Fresh &nd Salt flSea^s, Pish and Poultry  Shops- iri nearly all the towns of Boundary and  the Kootenay,  ALL THE STAGES  Arriving in and leaving  Greenwood have headquarters at  Ghenier's  Cigar Store  Pipes, Cigars, Cigarettes and  Tobaccos to  suit your  tastes, your fancy.or  your pocket,  J.A,CHENIER ��������� PROPRIETOR  Next door north of Pacific' hotel,  Copper street, Greenwood.  same thing are not always equal to  each other.���������-Nellie; Parker Jones  in Chicago'Becord-Herald.  Lost���������Between -thv skating rink  aud government office, a'lady's  gold watch. jKew.ard will 63 given  to 'person .returning same .to The  Ledge office.  ���������^.uJM'.-'WiW^^  saturay,  February  23rd Will Sell  FOR ONE DAY ONLY;",  Any of our 50 cent _. " f  .PACKAGES   OF   TEA     /  FOP 40 c-ENTS==  The'Hunter-Kendrick Co.  LIMITED.    ,    ���������      ;  THE BIG STORE .  It cannot bo too elearl/ Stated fo? the statement isbcyoffg any  qualification or contradiction, that never siaee ti.e Muskoka Free*  ilospital lor Consumptives was openetli.i h";.''2, has asingle applicant  boeiv refuse J admission, btcause of his cr l.^r poverty.. ���������  More, psrliaps, t'.un  ;ny other-*;  r!iv i:> C.'rwJa the  *  S C =.,  ���������a^is  B ye:  is dependent upon t!ie contribuiions of tlie Canadian public  f.^r i;s maintenance.  FRANK   FLETCHER  PROVINCIAL LAND SURVEYOR  NELSON. B. C.  HOT ICE  Premier  Hungarian  Flour  Is not a new flour on the market. It  has been in nse foiryeara. Ask for a1 sack  iii your rifext order.   Sold by  Hunter-Kendrick Co.v Greenwood'.-  Smitft & McEwen,. Anacondlau.-  Hardy & Co, Midway.-  Guaranteed by the  Alexander  Milling Co'y  BBANDOX, MAN.  THE CANADIAN BANK  OF COMMERGE  PAID VP CAPITAL, 810,000,000.  KKSUltVH FUND, 85^000,000.  B. E. WALKER, Gen, Manager,   ALEX. LAIRD, A'sst. Gen-Man.  Branches Throughout Canada,, and in the United States  and England.  'A GeneFa) Bunking Business Transacted.    Accounts m.'iy be opened by  ���������--mail with all brunches of this Bank..  Savings Bank Department.   .  Deposits of Si and upwards reccivMl, mh\ interest allowed at current*  rates. The depositor is subject to no d'ela.) whatever' in the withdrawal oftjhe whole or any portion of the deposrt. . '    '  ,J. T. BEAfTIE Acting Manager Greenwood Branch.  Pioneer  l^otel. * <  In the .m;itter of tlie TyiiiOl Registry Act .���������ai-tl  in tlie matter f tin- Titlu to Luta .88.78!) and Sz8  Gniiip One, O-oyo -s Mvisio.i, i'lilo UI-trict,.  Unti-h Columbia.  WHKltliASU-rtilic-'iite.-! of litli" of tlio Montreal  k Bo,tun > ijppor Com,-mi?, beiiifr . crKilicite of  titu No -1810a to tlii-Ht-bvclK-ri'tiiliimums Inn been  lost or.desiruyefl nnd :t|ipliu:itlon lias been miide  t> mt for n duplie:ite tliei'uuf;  N> i'I'ICE- is lierel>y{fivt-ii t mt a duplicate Ccr-  tific.i'cof Title t>> ttiuitbov-ihtiruditiiin. iih will be  ia-ned at tha expiration oi' <nu inontbfi'i.mihu  date ol tlie tir.it, insertiuu lieruol' unkss in tlm  inuuuiiiuu valid objection to the contrary is  mude to inc in writniR.  . W. H. EDMONLS  District Registiar of Titles.  Land Roghtry Oflice, Kamluuua, U.C.,Febru-  iirj-ajtli, 1U07. . ii  Gi?c>nui������odr B. C.  The oldest hotel in the  City, and s-tilll" irnder the  same imnasremcnt. Rooms  (:orafbrtabIe;: ffieals-equal to  any in the city, and ;be bai  supplies only the ��������� best. Cor  eer of Greenwood and Gov-!  eramefifc streets-.  ADIVIINISTRATOR'S NOTICE.  t  Oh! interrupted the editor with  extraordiuary si ayity, you don t  inow bow relieved I am. A poem  written on your father's barn, eh ?  I was afraid it was written on  paper, and that yot^ wanted inc to  jiubHsh. it;   If I shoald happen to  'jlrive pasfc'yotrr fatjief's Tr.irn I'll  ���������stop and read "that p(^em.  (MDUSTBIAL WORKERS Of THE  '.'".'. .'."wonto'  GF.EENWOOD LOCAL NO. 31 1  Elects first ond third Wed licsilays of every  month in>Ja������tci������ 'Hnll iitft p. in.   Visiting  ' jneiiibirn cordfully invited to attend.   -  'jfMViK Sl'KAKINO, Fill. SCC'.V<..      .  .  -} nA-        Kw.Ait W. Vynks,'President.  id  AP.MINIsTUAriO.V   mil.niNt^-MI>KOK.\   FKKh   (UlSPM^L   VOH   ll).\M WP1IV1.S  Trivale f liihinihropy l.as creeled tItc I ui'il'nfs, j-rrv'(''rg  accominodalion tn-i!av f. r 75 p;it:i'iit.s, r.iul wlii. h l: 0 tn Ii'ls  are prepared lo extend, i.'irreisiiistanee.s'warrant it,-' u ico l.^.'.s.  ThcoC I:cC!.s a-c i^r (!'o;;e in any pars pf Canada, without  means, uho' are sulVerinj fror.i tliis forri'bfor iliseasc in Ihe  incipient sra^c.  There" f.s n > l.irsjc endowment, as \\t .Tnrrne' puhKi^ institutions, tlie-intciw.F 1 f v.Iiii.li will \rto n lunjj way (o p.-iv the  running cxpi'-nscs.'  The non:h!y l.iif.<;, coveringiwtrfadminisfrat'on, salaries  of mcdi.'al men; rtirs'n :, i-lorioa-l -nn .l-d-nnestie mi'iff, licsidos'the  heavy CNpcndiltirc f>-r t:\-i inU'.n;m< ocfcjicli pat:cnl, ?rl* ('��������� p'-mien t for p;i vm.cn t; 'trr.* t,i ' I'cly f n ll c erntiibi t'cr.s il-rt (( n'e  to the treasurer f.vm I 'nd fiii nd.*;'l!.(,ri'{.,l.oi.t ll;c  ITi-niin't r  Coivld-'Hot T:\'j���������'.'.:.:> -Vourj.  ;     "' -Ecstituto.  J. /f.'iTI.v,   KlN.VOt'.N'T, Cr T. :~  Du.  0.   F.  CAM"rii:i.i.,   CTt>.M)-  t'1'0  ?i:ive n' n'an,   unmarrieil   r.i-d  \*Ai.i.r.VH O.nt. :-l l-.ivu-'h" pjilniii,  2f) yenrf-ttf sijji'v w-,tII������.|iil>l:i:eiil-!'������-is.  His cin'iinisf.-mi-es ;in*'������i'| nn-li lint  I'cMilutO, ;.fl:ii-lcd with lung troiih.'i*,  ������v!ioi:'i ������v R'ksli  c.*<ciid Tif l.'ils r.'u..-  In; eouM p.'iy, ;is!icli:is it yuna wi'i*  Irolw-i  Free I Iiihp;l;tl >for  C.'nMimp- '  a ml chilJ u? sin, t,)i������ji.,^JiM.,d  J'"  mnkc rooiifi'n;"'frill! ;tt  Vw Sin;lin-  iiuii?    I   IliiiiU   Ik!   niliflil   i-'proV'*.  lives. Pica?.* Jot me know v. Ii.-.t wr:  i.-.iye  fo  do  to gain adniL.-.!un for  Let tne know wlmryou would .-ulvi.-.i'.  him.  Where Wi!i;Year peney Cd .f/Iore Good?-  Contributions may bo'rent to'SIR VH. R. KEHEDITIi, Kt.,' Chief  Justice, Osg-ooc'o Hall. 7'nrnnfo,-crY.'. J..GACE, Laq.,.- ��������� "  . 6A Front Street, V/��������� Toronto.  Applications for admission nnd r-ny ether Information from  J. S. ROBERTSON, Secretary National Sanitarium Association,  (Saturday Night Building-;, 28'Adelaide Strcot W., Toronto, Canada.  tt*������l<WR'*''Wftlt^WflW>������MI������l^^  In" the SujtTeftie Conrt of British Columbia. In tho matter of the ootiite of  JSenJmnlii PrtrKiita. lalo of Itiverglde  Mine, lirltlffli Coluii/JWa, clect-ased:  NOTICE !���������> h>.reby given Hint on thru 30l6 day  of January. liKXi.it wa-. ordered by Mr Justice  Morrison that A. C Kntton, Ofllelul admini'tra-  tor for tlie Grand Forks and Greenwood Electoral Dis riets. lie administrator of the eatnto of  iieiij-unin Pe kins, docoii.-^d, intestate..  EVERY PERSON' indebted to tlie said estate  is required to make payment forthwith to the  imdeisit?ued and every person having: ;n possession cfTects belonging to dece.isrd' Is required  to notify the undersigned forthwith. Evory  creditor or other person havinjr any (-luiin upon  or interest in the distiibution of said o=tnteis  leqnircd bofore the lAth day of Mnroh, 11)37. to  i-end by rcfiistercd letter addressed to the under-  sisucd.liis name and address and full particulars  of liio claim or interest and a statement of his  ucconnt.v- rified by statutory declaration and the  nature .of the security (if any) held by him  Af.er the said lilth day of March, I0O7. the  administrator will pr cccd with the distribution  of the C'tutc. having regard to tlioM claims only  of wliic-b he Mhnll then have notice.  l-atedatGrand Forke, 11. C, 7th February.  1807 A. C* SUTTON,  Ollicinl Administrator,  HI Grand Forks, B. 0.  BEALEV INVESTMENT AND TRUST CO. LTD  Gko. R. Nade.v, Mamigci'.'  Farm lands, timber limits, mineral claims, mining- stocks  and shares. City real estate bought, sold and exchanged.  Call and see our list. '       .     .  ClREEN'WOODr  B.   O.  GOING SOME  J. W. fielson  ADMINISTIUTOR'S NOTICE  ������o,������  IH THR SUPRKMIC C'OUKT OP BKITISII Co-  I.UMUIA, :1N' T1IK MaTTBR OK THK  IteTATIt 01' ROCIiR O'llAHA, I.ATK  01' U'HSTIIKIDGK, BRITISH COLUMBIA. OliCl'.A.SI'.lJ.  NOTICE is hereby given that ou the  sSth day of January, 1907, it was ordered  by Mr. Justice Morrison that A. C. Sutton, Official Administrator for the Grand  I'orks and (Jree'uwood Electoral Districts,  be administrator of. the estate of Roger  O'Hara, deceased, intestate.  Every person indebted to the deceased  is required to.111akc.payn.1t-.nt forthwith to  to the undersigned. Every person having iu possession effects belonging to deceased is-required forthwith.to deliver  same over to undersigned..  Every creditor or other person having  any claim upon or interest in the distribution of the'estate, pf deceased is re-  quired,! before' the f'stli day of March,  1907, to send by registered- letter addressed, ,to the undersigned, hi* name-anil  address and full .particulars of liis claim  or;,jntercst, and a .statement'of< feisoc-  .count, verified by statutory declaration,  and tW nabu-rcAof the security (ifany)  >< flield.by him*. -   . .    .  ������'   '  After the 15th day of March, 1907, tbo  adminlstra'tof will proceed with the distribution of, the estate, having regard t������>  those claitiiH'ouly of whicb lie shall them  have had notice.  UiVted- at (1 rand I'orks, 13, C./.tbe.7th  February,' 1907.  - -   A. C. SUTTON,    .  ������   Official Administrator,     /'  Gmnd I'orks, 11. G.  Dog Tax Notice  The collections for dog tax are  now due. Collections will be-commenced ou the 1st of March, U9D7.  All persons own?ng or harboring a  (fog are requested to be prepared to  pay en that date.  ���������    &&JW.-ETSS McKexzsk-  Cbiel of Folice/  Some of the Best  Trunks and  Franklin Bags  Rug and Taunk Straps  Ladies' Satchels-. Lock Boxes  A. L WHITE & CO.  PHONF    16  SUBSCRIBE NOW.  55C5s=g������:  1MPK0VBD  PACIFIC COAST ������ERV3CE  Leave KelscW 7:30 a. in.  Arrive Vancouver 11:30110011.  Arrive Victoria 5.45 p in.  ONE NIGHT EN ROUTE"  VANCOUVER-VICTORIA  > ROUTE*"  S/ S. Princess Victoria.  VICTORIA-SEATTLE ROUTE  S. S, Princess M������y.  ' STANDARD SLEEPING .CAR  Berth* (1^0  Car  can  fee   etet'trpierd' -at .Kefeon'  ,i 1  UnlfcW depst/  For fbldeftr and tiektit* apply td  heal agenta.df      ;, . ..-  K. it COlXK, A. O. V. A.  ��������� JVnncotiyor  J. 8. IMKTKIt, I). I'. A.,'  , Nolnnii.  Fresh Vegerabies, Fresh E������-gs  and Finest ..Creamery Batter  always* It) stock,- Beef, Pork,  Mutton, Poulcry - lit-st Quality.  Wirt  Supplies electricity for ^jbwe,L'y ti.U'ljt, Heating  .)( 'iiml'toiitihitiori. . ���������Pu\voj,'.Ffi/,nrehecl to mines  for,hoisting and air-compressor plants, with a  guarantee "that,the- service Will be wntimiqus,  Get pur rates before completing your estimates  .1  * 3  A'J  fl


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