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 3^lOT--TO*3ia-r*p-$  \������^uK^~e ******>).  Wm  rr  ���������NL'(  '���������     / 1   ���������  iZ'VT'i'  ' ������   7   .-''.i"������3'-<  ,;   ���������-,      .V-v?'!^  r1 -V  ti*/'.|  THE  OLDEST  MINING  CAMP  NEWSPAPER   IN   BRITISH  COLUMBIA  Voi,. ���������XVIII;  GREENWOOD, B. C THURSDAY, FEBRUARY 15, 1912.  No. 31'-  Just arrived a large shipment of  Sherwin-Williams'* Paints, Varnishes,  Floor Finish, Wall.Finish, etc., to  brighten up the home.  IIIIII,  New and Second-Hand  Around Home  gs  Trunks and Valises  Furnished Houses  Sewing Machines  Pianos for Rent  Skates Ground  rCL������B CIGAR ST0RE  =  GREENW00B   =====  WALTER G, KENNEDY  PROPRIETOR  CIGARS, TOBACCOS, PIPES AND SMOKERS'   :    SUNDRIES   ;���������   CANDY, FRUIT AND CONFECTIONERY  Jf&3~   Drop in when you wish to read th'e latest Papers and Magazines  Agent for Phoenix Laundry, Office of Phoenix & Midway Stages  1  C8^  THE CANADIAN BANK  OF COMMERCE  SIR EDMUND WALKER, C.V.O., LL.D., D.C.L., PRESIDENT  ALEXANDER LAIRD, GENERAL MANAGER  CAPITAL, - $10,000,000 REST, -   $8,000,000  DRAFTS ON FOREIGN COUNTRIES  Every branch of The Canadian Bank of Commerce is equipped to issue drafts on  the principal cities in the following countries without delay:  Africa Crete -Greece New Zealand  Arabia Cuba Holland   ,  Argentine Republic Denmark Iceland  Australia ������*">', India  Austria-Hungary    Faroe Island, Ireland  Belgium Finland Italy  .   Brazil Formosa Japan  Bulgaria France Jara  Ceylen Fr"ch Cochin China Malta  Chili Germany Manchuria  China Great Britain Mexico  The amount of these drafts is stated in the money of the country where they are pay-  able; that is they are drawn in sterling, francs, marks, lire, kronen, florins, yen,  Uelsi roubles, etc., as the case may be. ThU ensures that the payee abroad will  ���������receive the actual amount intended. A233  SAVINGS  BANK DEPARTMENT  ..���������:-������������������     Greenwood Branch.  Norway  Panama  Persia  Peru  Philippine Islands  Portugal  Roumania  Russia  Servia  Siam  Siberia  Soudan  South Africa  Spain  Straits Settlements  Sweden  Switzerland  Turkey  United States  Uruguay  West Indies, etc.  ��������� We have just issued a handsome  Illustrated Catalogue  that would do credit to any mailorder house, and which shows at a  glance the grip we have on the better  class of trade. We want you to see  how fine a jewelry  store  we  have,  SEND FOR ONE  A. LOGAN & Co.  GREENWOOD.     -     B. C.  St. Jude's Anglican Church  Services: Holy Communion 8:30  a.m. 2nd and 4th Sundays in the  ������ month; Matins, ir a.m.; Evensong, 7:30 p.m.; Sunday School,  2:30 p.m. Ash Wednesday,  Connniiiiition and Holy Eu-  christ at 10:30. Solemn Evensong every  Friday during Lent at 7:30. Women's  Bible class every Thursday afternoon  during Lent at 4:15 in the Hall. Rev.  Franklin Watson, Vicar.  ROOMS   TO    LET  In the Swayno House, Silver  Street. Clean, private'and comfortable rooms in a quiet locality  at reasonable rates. Hot aud cold  baths free to guests.  J. T. BEATTIE, Manager.  Ik BURNS & 60  Dealers in Fresh and Salt Meats, Fish,  and Poultry. Shops in nearly all the  towns of Boundary and Kootenay.  COPPER STREET, GREENWOOD  ?  C  6  I  Send for a catalogue of headstones and monuments, made by  the Kootenay Monumental Works,  Nelson, B. C.  INTERIOR FAIRS  The British Columbia Agricultural Fairs association while in  session in Victoria, allotted the  dates for fairs throughout the province in 1912. The Grand Forks  fair will be held on September 26  and 27; Nelson, September 23 to  25; Cranbrook, September 18 and  19; Kaslo, October 15; Windermere, September 20 and 21; Trail,  September 25 and 26; Greenwood,  September 30; Golden, Soptomber  24; New Denver, October 2.  The Koy,Cafe iu Phoenix no  longer needs a key.  J. Mitton is studying1 for the  ministry 'in Phoenix.  A. h. White 'is busy giving  bargains in Princeton.  'Murdoch Campbell has returne'd  to Phoenix fromtbe north.  A, W. Fraser has moved from  Grand Forks to Vancouver..  Andv Sater will start a turkey  farm iu Greenwood this spring.  There is some 'talk of forming  a Poultry Association in Greenwood.  Harry Goodeve's father died  recently in Toronto, aged 81  years.  Two local merchants may sell  their stores' this J month - to SP������"  kane men. ���������      , .  Mrs. Eugene Knapp of Colville  is visiting her sister-in-law, Mrs.  A.'L. White.  Charles Pearson and Miss E.  McCoy were married in Grand  Forks last week.  Lately the curfew has ceased  to strike terror to the youthful  hearts of this city.  ��������� Mrs. Thomas Hardy will, sing  at a Valentine social in Grand  Forks this evening.  George Collins . is in England  buying 16 boats for his Prince  Rupert fishing company.  Butz was in town this week,  and'floated his annual advertising  scheme upon the lovers of obscure  publicity.  Buy Rosaline, the red oil, at  Brown's, Ferry, Wash. It will  not encrust the wick nor blacken  the chimney.  After an absence of 12 years T.  A'. Garland 'leffr/yesterd'ay, to  spend a few weeks at his home in  Portage La Prairie;.       .   '  J.' T. Beattie is in Vancouver  attending court, as a witness in a  case in which the Bank of Commerce has an interest.  Subscribers are reminded that  The Ledge is $2 a year when  paid in advance. When not so  paid it is $2.50 a year.*  Fred Boyer was a visitor in the  city last week. Fred looks rather  sad since the moral wave drowned  the dummies in Nelson.  Garden seeds from France will  be planted in Grand Forks this  spring by Peter Pare. He should  have a fine crop of peas next fall.  Charles Kinney is turning out  several orders for sleighs and  wagons. This is a good time to  order a wagon, and avoid the  rush.  ' S. H. Cumminger was killed a  week ago by falling into a pocket  at the Granby mine. He was 45  years old, and a new-comer in the  camp.  The Grand Forks Agricultural  Association are drawing the  plans tor a $5,000 show building.  It will likely be built in time for  the fair next fall.  Saturday will be the Chinese  New Year,' and Old Tom says  that parents should keep their  children away from Chinatown  upon that occasion.  George Colwell and Mrs. Sadie  Marks, two of the oldest residents  of Nelson were recently married  in San Diego. They will come  north in the spring.  New spring line of shoes for  men, women and children. Oxfords and current styles in Tans  Patent Leathers and Gun Metals,  at Brown's, Ferry, Wash,  Last Saturday night the Star  Theatre could hardly hold the  vast crowd, that was present at  the picture show. In future get  in early and avoid the rush,  Service in the Presbyterian  church Sunday, the 18th, at 11  a. m,, Rev. M. D. McKee, Grand  Forks, will preach. Subject of  sermon, The Proposed Church  Union.  Why Pay   Rtsnt,��������� When you  can buy a four room house and  lot on corner of Church and Kim-  berley Ave. Address W. D.  Flinn, 1926 Tulare St., Fresno.  California.  Billy Nelson was in town this  week from Carmi. His hotel at  times will hardly accomodate the  travelling public, but he does not  intend to enlarge it until he can  obtain a liquor license.  Tonight at 8 o'clock, a meeting will be held in the Star  theatre ior the purpose of organizing a Poultry ' Association.  Sergt -Major Wheeler will deliver a lecture upon poultry.  . Wanted. ��������� Thirty to forty  calves, not less than eight  months old, and about half of each  sex, if possible. Senu particulars  and lowest cash price,' f.o.b.,  to E, .Anderson, Valley Ranch,  Wardner, B. C.  The cup in the curling contest at the Mother Lode mine last  week, was won by Messrs Mc  Boug, McLeverton, McBlezend,  and McKolababa. George Mc-  Boug was the skip, and the game  was highly appreciated by the  spectators.  In Carmi the other day a man  filled up on Jamaica ginger in  that boozeless camp, and then  went prospecting for the essence  of lemon. He wanted to buy the  barber's bay rum in order to finish  his spree, but i the deal fell  through.  There were four poker games  in Greenwood last Saturday  night. Pat Flush. Jack Pot,  Two Pair, Ace In The Hole, All  Blue, Deuce High, Kitty, New  Deck, and several others were  present, The proceedings were  harmonious, and no white chips  were lost on the floor.  On Shrove Tuesday eveningat  8 o'clock, Progressive Five Hundred with refreshments and- music  under the auspices of the Junior  W. A. of St. Jude's will be held  in'the hall, Wood block. Prize's  will be presented to the winners.  The charge will be 2������c inclusive.  All arc welcome. Bring your  friends.  On Shrove Tuesday. Feby 20,  a social will be given iu the Hall  Wood block, under the auspices  of the Junior branch of the W.A.  of St. Judes. From 3:30 to 6 p.m.  there will be a children's tea,  and a bran pie and music will be  the attractions. Refreshments  provided for lSca head aud the  bran pie 10c a dip.  There are five stages and three  mails a week to Carmi, and that  town will be a hummer next  summer. The Government should  grant a liquor license in that  town, and save travellers the  trouble of packing a bottle. It is  much easier for the police to keep  a licensed hotel in line than it is  to lasso a drove of blind pigs.  Government experts will give  demonstrations of fruit and vegetable growing at Rock Creek upon  February 2Sth, and at Midway  and Greenwood upon the 29th.  M. S. Middleton and P. E. French  will conduct the demonstrations  in Greenwood, while those at  Midway and Rock Creek will be  given by B. Hoy and H. Thorn-  ber.  J. H. Goodeve is an enthusiastic poultry fancier, and his life  is full of joy when he is gathering eggs or feeding the chickens.  He   has recently   added to his  poultry farm in Anaconda a pen  of S.. C. White  Leghorns from  These birds will likely  record for this district  come from one of  the  laying   strains   in   the  Western Float  factory  a new  20  on  Buffalo,  make a  as they  highest  world.  John Sapples a machinist at the  Mother Lode, lost his wallet containing $50 in money and his  bank book, while in Greenwood  on Saturday evening, Going  home on the stage he discovered  his loss, and hiked back from  Dead wood in quick time. He  found the wallet on the street  in front of the Windsor hotel,  where it had fallen as he boarded  the stage. John should tic a  string to his wallet iu the future,  Creston will have a box  this summer.  The   C.P.R.  will build  station at Merritt.  Three more cells are to bo added  to the jail in Vernon.  J. Goodull has opened a barber  shop in Port Alberni.  The city clerk in Kaslo has a  salary of $100 a month.       ���������  .  In the Okanagan there are'4,156  names on the voters list.'  Arrangements are being made to  build a hospital at Massefe.  In Fernie there are GOO children  attending the public schools.  R. S. Bevan has come back to  Creston and opened a garage.  The town of Creston will be  years old on the 17th of April.  J. O. Paten aude of Nelson is  a three months trip to Europe.  F. J. Cox of Nanaimo will open  dry goods store in Port Alberni.  Last year the fur catch in B. C.  was worth nearly a million dollars.  Enderby and Penticton are each  to have a 850,000 school building.  The Okanagan wants more representatives in the B. C. Legislature.  Last year 176 convictions were  made in the police court of New  Michel.  E. N. Grubbe will build a three  storey brick hotel in Oroville this  summer.  Two Fort Steele men, have been  sent to jail six months for stealing  chickens.  The brass band at Masset recently held a basket social, and  made $110.  Steve Slinger and his partner will  open a cigar store in New Hazelton  this Spring.  Every year the Ladies Aid of the  Methodist chnrch in Creston give a  bean supper.  The Cowichan Leader says that  a crooked sign is a poor ad for a  straight firm.  The townsite at Alberni will be  prospected.. for ��������� - coaL -with - the  diamond drill.     :       '     "'  Fred Starkey will be the'.'" next  member for Nelson in the Provincial Legislature.  Many English farmers are expected to settle in the Creston district this year.  Several lunatics have recently  been transferred from Fernie to  New Westminister.  The new theatre just opened in  Prince Rupert cost $32,000, and,  will seat 975 people.  It is strictly against the law in  B. C. to sell cigarettes to boys  under 16 years of age.  Since John Kirkup took a hand,  booze is almost as rare as diamonds  in Tete Jaune Cache.  In East Kootenay a company is  being formed, to work a gold  claim on Sand Creek!  Montana Pete has been sent three  months to jail for selling liquor to  the Indians at Sumas.  Frank Mobley is president of the  board of trade in Rupe,' and G. R.  Naden, vice-president.  The City of Rnpe pays E. Love  $200 for acting as superintendent  of the telephone business.  Joe McDonnell has moved from  Oroville to Penticton where he will  go into the hotel business.  The Bank of Montreal will open  a branch in North Vancouver,  making four banks in that city.  W. J. MacKay, one of the oldest  printers of British Columbia has  taken up his residence in the east.  In British Columbia last year  the production of eggs and poultry  was double that of the previous  year.  C. 0. Tilley has opened a real  estate office in Princeton. He was  manager of the Greenwood fair last  year.  Neil Mclnnis having been requested to resign, the City of Rupe  is looking for a new fire brigade  chief.  A. L. Jones, Armstrongs only  policeman recently died in that  town from pneumonia, aged 29  years.  After being postmaster at Okanagan for nearly 4.0 years, C. O'-  Keefe resigned the position last  month.  Canada's first election was held  in June, 1792. All those who  took part in it have since become  deceased.  The Enderby Press remarks that  fresh eggs require more cooking  than stale ones, because they are  more rare.  When the Grand Trunk Pacific  is in operation, the time of going  around tho globe will bo shortened  one week.  , There is a rumor in Michel that'  the Great Northern railway'.will -  build a line up.the Elk.river, dur-';  ing the coming summer.      : .'���������'���������'���������'\  Slim Martin, was'fined $150 for,  doing an unauthorized'saloon busi-.',  ness to a Siwash patronage, says ���������  a Fort George Herald. '        .  ,.  ,   Dancan Ross h'-is received an-.,  other railway contract  (ten miles)'-  near Hazelton  and he is making  plans for his new camp.  A horse recently died.in Quesnel  from indigestion. He broke into  an oat bin, and allowed his greed  to get away with his horse sense.  A hen in Armstrong says the  Advertiser recently produced an  egg that measured Sh inches over  all and was six inches in diameter.  A skeleton has been discovered  in the dry belt at Kamloops supposed to be 20,000 yearB old. ..No  inquest was held upon the remains. '���������  D. R. McLennan is reported to'  have sold his hotel in Chilliwack  for $50,000. At one time he ran  hotels in New Denver and Trout  Lake.  The Molson Dramatic society  will play Hazel Kirke in that town  next week. Amateur actors as a  rule are not afraid to tackle anything.  There are 15 automobiles'em-.  ployed carrying passengers on  the  Cariboo road.    It is reported that  the owners made little money last  summer.  At the coast 36 gallons of crude  petroleum for fuel oil can be bought  for   35   cents.    The   North  Vancouver Ferries may  begin using it"'  this month.  Peck MacSwain has bought a  dog says The Merritt Herald. Peck  needs some protection from the  snakes and other things that occasionally cross his trail.    ���������  A bob-cat broke into a hen-house "  at Boyds the other night and killed  18 chickens.    When discovered  it  was stupid from eating too much -  chicken, and easily captured.  Hartley's hotel  has opened for  business in New Hazelton.    On the  ground floor their are pool tables, .  cigar stand and barber shop, aiid  upstairs the bunks and-bedrooms.  Charles,.'E.,-,. Johnston, * better  known-as 'Poker "Johnston"' itT rhov-?  ing from Oroville "to Kelowna. In'  the latter town he has *. recently  bought a $22,000 concrete livery  ' stable!  Dr. Wiley, the pure food expert ���������  of New York,  says that he opens ;  and swallows an oyster with prayer.   '  In B. C. oysters are opened with a -  knife, and swallowed with pepper  and salt.  Henry Oakley Lewis Sait has  leased the Newmarket hotel in New  Denver from Henry Stege, and ,is  applying for a liquor license. Both  of the hotels in New Denver will  put in bathrooms, and make oblier  improvements during the coining  summer.  Will Purdy of Ferry, Wash., the  noted hen expert has been commissioned by Northwest poultry  men to buy $5,000 worth of fancy  chickens in England. Some of the  birds will be shipped to Chesaw.  The country a few miles west of  Greenwood is rapidly becoming a.  great poultry district.  FATAL ACCIDENT  A C.P.R. ore train bound for  Grand Forks ran into a rock slide  in a rock cut near Fisherman, at  one o'clock yesterday morning.  Engineer Alex. Bellock escaped  uninjured by jumping, but fireman  Henry Moore of Eholt, was killed.  The passenger trains had to transfer yesterday, and the wreck will  take two davs for its clearance.  CITY COUNCIL  The   Council   met on Monday  evening.  The auditors report was read and  tabled. The fire chief submitted  a report on. chimneys and an inventory of the fire apparatus which  were ordered filed. The Dominion  Trust Co. wrote re the investment  of sinking fund. This was tabled  for next meeting. The following  accounts were ordered to bo paid:  C. J. McArthur, $5; W. E. Hodges,  $125; C.P.R. 74 cents; The Ledge,  $13.50; A. A. Frechette, $1; Electric Lights, $138.95; R. N. Adams,,  $19.50.  The   Council   adjourned   until  Feb. 27.  Honesty is tho host policy. THE   LEDGE.   GREENWOOD,   BRITISH   COLUMBIA.  THE  LEDGE  Is located at Greenwood, B. C, and can be traced to many parts of  the 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.  Besides ( getting   the fire menace  under control, the government had  been carefully   study   the   forest  policies of other provinces of Canada and their   results.   The   experiences of Ontario,   Quebec and  the Dominion were all  instructive  and suggestive, and many states of  tho Union, such as Idaho,  Minnesota, New York,  or Washington,  to mention but a few.  gave them  good ideas.  R.  T.  LOWERY  EDITOR    AND    FINANCIER.  GREENWOOD, FEBRUARY 15, 1912.  A Health Receipt  A blue mark hero indicates that your Subscription has  become deceased, and that the editor would once more  like to  commune with your collateral.  No great poems were ever  ten on a full stomach.  writ-  Cultivate a pure mental attitude,  cease thinking of yourself as being  subject to disease,   fear nothing,  hate nothing and   be jealous   of  nothing.    Fletcherize   your food,  use lots of water inside and out,  give yourself lots of outdoor exercise and fun; this  will  take the  disease kinks out of yon and then  all kinds of diseases will pass you  by.    One thing more, cultivate no  grudges.    "Forgive    till   seventy  times seven, and then somo," and  as you do you will find health re-  Know it All  Few men are fond of Major Gall.  He is the man who knows it all.  His voice is blustering and loud,  and when he gets into a crowd he  deftly wields his tireless jaw   and  what he says is final law.    If you  should  say the weather's  warm,  the   major then  would rant and  sworm, and say it's cold'as all get  out, and  put your arguments to  rout.    If you concerning books discourse, the major rises, fierce and  hoarse,     and    pushes    language  through his face,  and shows that  you are off your base.    If you refer, to works of art, ho then   upsets  your ample cart, and proves your  criticisms weak���������you have uo right  and crowds pursuing Him frightened him so that he continued his  stair climbing until he finally gained the roof.  . Here seventeen policemen and  drovers .tried ��������� to lasso, him with  ropes. The whole seventeen failed  to accomplish the job, which could  have easily have been performed  by one western cowboy. The bull  pulled the ropes away from them  as fast as they could get them over  his horns. Finally one man borrowed a rabbit gun from the Regent's Park zoo, near by, and fired  eleven shots into the animal. The  only effect was to enrage him.  The bull charged over a wall five  feet seven inches  high,   seperating  H. W. Farmer & Co.,  :     REAL- ESTATE, .  Rock Creek, B. C.  to think or speak.    No odds what p10 house's, and landed on another  subject may come.up���������a Grecian  r0������r-    There   he charged  several  lriESE are the days when   there    ,   ��������� .    ,  ��������������������������� ���������   ., ,     , ��������� placing disease.and heaven-.replac-  are a  thousand  schemes afloat  to  TriK way to fortune is paved with  live ads in the local paper.  As a rule dry good stores are not  a success when run by farmers.  obtain free publicity in the newspapers. The schemes are partially  successful, because so many editors  fail to see the line that separates  news from advertising.  urn or setter pup, a Roman bronze  or Plutarch's "Lives," the groundhog or a case of hives, a sermon or  a quilting bee, the major, with his  snickersnee, which is another name  for tongue, hews down opponents  old and young. And so men shy  at. Major Gall, that grand old snort  who knows ib all.���������Walt Mason  In Vancouver   this winter the  real estate men have had consider  able opposition.  There;; does not seem much  chance of the delinquent subscribers becoming extinct.  Tins province needs more jails.  It already has plenty^of booze dispensers and churches.  There ia^no water on the moon,  and that is probably the reason it  ,gets full every month.  Thinking Themes  "I have my moral antipodes,"  writes Charles Lamb, "and can believe the story of two persons meeting (who never saw one another  before in their lives) and instantly  fighting."  ing hell.'^"And thus}you will find  yourself being cured  both  physic- ��������� __  ally and morally.    Pain is just the Many SkinS  call of nature warning us that herj    Paul Johnson,   the well-known  laws are being abused.    The loving Norwegian    trapper,  law of nature often ordains or jper-  mits suffering to correct or-prevent  I more suffering. And as we obey���������  not abuse���������the laws of nature, we  will bb freed from pain. More  people die from over-eating than  overdrinking. A good grace before meals is: Lord help us to  realize that we should eat  to live,  The simple normal soul of man,   rather than live to eat.    It is not  In most parts of Canada prize  fighting is tabooed, but we still  have hockey, football and politics.  as he comes in contact with his  fellow-beings, does one of two  things, love or hates. All middle  ground is that abomination called  civilization. Every piece of iron  responds to the magnetic stream  that runs through the globe;  if it  how much we eat that gives us  energy but how much we digest  and assimilate, and thus turn into  blood and bone and muscle. Every  unpleasantness we experience  means we are on the wrong track,  and should getjoff.    Heaven means  is loose and free it will swing to harmony.    Heaven is  not a place  the north and away from the south; but a sta*e;   usually   a state   of  There must be something the  matter with the Irish. They did  not fight in Belfast the other day.  The greatest liar that Phoenix  ever had is dead, but several of his  apostles are still living in Greenwood.  As far as we can learn the  Socialist party, is in no way responsible for bringing the Douk-  hobors to B. C.  No dear Daphne, High River is  not a suburb of Calgary, but that  is not the fault of the real estate  men of the latter city.  every particle of it has its positive  and   negative    vitality.   So   also  human  creatures   have their   instant attractions  and   repulsions. I  Ifc is very   commendable   to  he  equally polite and affable to   all  people,    even    to   Pharisees   and  Philistines, but there is something  inwardly sickening about it,   none  the less.  The creator made all living  things to seek their kind, in their  loves,  and set a curse on cross-  The thinking man changes his  mind many times during his life  time. The mind that does not move  faoon becomes like a stagnant pool.  , For a fast road the C.P.R. is  very slow in paying its bills. It  imposes upon the public, and the  public are meek enough to stand  the imposition.  affections.     Dogs    consort    with  dogs, and cats with cats and  lions  with    lions.    So-called    "Happy  Families" ef snakes, rabbits, leopards and  chickens,   for instance,  all in    one  cage,   are   abnormal.  There is  something   shocking  in  the lamb and lion lying down together.    The proper place for the!  lamb is inside the lion.    Universal  Brotherhood is not everybodys liking everybody else, far from ��������� it, it  means  so  arranging Society that  there will be plenty of room to get  away from those we do not like.  What I bear towards All  Men  is  good . Will.    I like  a   few.-Dr.  Frank Crane.  mind.    If you don't know this you  must know that hell ia a state of  mind.  Two little boys   at   a meeting  heard the preacher speak fluently  on the eternal hell of fire and brimstone. When they came out one  boy asked the other where they got  all the brimstone. The other said,  ' 'Everyone takes his own share with  him." That boy preacher knew  more than the other preacher. He  boiled his sermon down to brevity  arrived   in  town Thursday, bringing with him  15 horned owls, and a coyote, part  of his capture in the hills between  here and the Kettle Valley summit.  The catch was presented to Magistrate   Guernsey   Friday   morning  and Paul drew ,'$33 bounty;    The  trapper   and a   companion   commenced  work   in November and  during that time have killed GO  lynx, a grizzley and  innumerable  deer and small game.    The valne  of the. skins secured is estimated at  $1,500.   Johnson   and his friend  established seven   camps,   and it  took them 14 days to accomplish  each   round.   The   weather  was  ideal, and the deepest snow on the  peaks was not more than four feet  deep.���������Penticton Herald.  spectators, including a newspaper  photographer,    who    escaped   by  dodging around   a  chimney.    He  jumped   several  other walls,   but  after three hours fight was despatched by three shots from a "rifle  borrowed from  the artillery bar-  racks.    The head was then cut off,  and tho carcass was thrown from  the high roof,   falling  with such  force that it crushed three paving  stones.  The streets were blocked for a  quarter of-a mile, reminding one of  the famous Houndsditch siege,  where two anarchists held a squadron of British artillery, the fire  brigade, hundreds of police, and  Winston Churchill at bay for half  a day. The London police carry  no revolvers.  JX JX JX JX JX JX JX JX Jt JX & JX jX jt St st JO  %  <*  <*  **  '1'  Leaves Mother L,ode  9,30  a.  rri.  6:30 p. m.  I*eaves Greenwood '  2:00 p.  m. ..  8:30 p.  m.  \  ���������^ Saturday last stage leaves  *J Mother I<ode 6 p. m. Returning-,  ���������% leaves Greenwood 10 p. m.  S Greenwood Office  SNORDEN    HOTEL  ���������% ���������  ��������� ���������  V* JX JX JX JX jX JX JX JX ������'jg JX JX JX # JX JX  Frank Fletcher  Provincial Land Surveyor,'  Nelson, B. C.  J. E. CAMERON,  Leading Tailor of the Kootenays.  KASLO,    B.   C.  HAVE YOUR PHOTO TAKEN   :���������BY   J. H. JAMES of Greenwood.  Lost His Drum  too Late  and common sense".  The craze for gambling in real  estate is becoming intense in the  west The suckers are biting at all  kinds of bait, especially if ifc has  the Calgary brand.  Forest Fires  In his recent speech in the provincial legislature, dealing with the  second reading of the bill embodying amendments to the Land Act  and forestry mattered the Hon. W.  R.   Ross,   provincial   minister of  Don't Know You  A rather pompous looking deacon  was endeavoringr'to impressjupon  the young minds of a class of boys  the importance of living a Christian life.  "Why do people call me a Christian, children?" the worthy dignitary asked-, standing very erect and  Bmiling down upon them.  A moment's pause���������then>|shrill  little voice was heard to say: "Because they don't know you."  At lunchon at Buckingham  Palace one of the young sons of  the Prince of Wales excitedly said  to the King "Oh! Grandpa," when  the King interposed with some  severity, "Little] boys [should be  seen and not heard. Goon with  your luncheon and don't talk."  The small Prince collapsed.  Presently the King said tojhim, relenting: "Now you can say what  you were going to say."  The little Prince, with a world  of meaning, said: "Too* late,  Grandpa: it is too late."  The King said: "Nonsense! If  it was worth saying five minutes  ago it is worth saying now."  "No, Grandpapa," said the  little Prince. "There was a big  green worm in your salad and  you've eaten him."  Just before the boat left on its  return trip a big rosy German  came straggling down the pier to  the ticket gate.  "Ticket, please," said the keeper.  "I don't got a teekife���������I'm der  drummer mit der band," replied  the German.  "But you must have a ticket."  "Veil,  I hat one,   but   I   lose  him."  "You must have it, I tell you,"  persisted the gatekeeper, "you  couldn't lose it."  "Vot!" shouted the bandman.  "I couldn't lose dat little teekit?  Mein Gott! I half lose my bass  drum!"  About Float  Float is not a periodical.  It is a book containing 86  illustrations all told, and  is filled with sketches and  stories of western life.    It  tells how a gambler cashed  in after the flush days of  Sandon ; how it rained in  New Denver   long   after  Noah was dead ;   how a*  parson  took a   drink -at  EeartLake in early days ;'  how justice was dealt in:  Kaslo   in.'93;   how the  saloon man outprayed the  women in Kalamazoo, and,  graphically    depicts   the  roamings   of   a   western*  editor among the tender-,  feet in the cent belt.    It  . contains the early history .  of Nelson and a romance  of the Silver King mine.  In .it are  printed -three  western poems, and doz- *  ens of articles too numerT  ous to mention.   Send for"  ' one before it is too latci  The price . is  25  cents,'  postpaid to any part of the  world.   Address  all   let-  !  i.  ters to  ���������T. .Lpwery  GREENWOOD, B. C.  STARKEY & CO.  nelson, b. c.  wholesale  dealers in  Produce   and   Provisions  Don't Be HOODWINKED  WE NEVER CHANGE BRANDS  ��������� If,  ��������� ARE A I QUALITY ,-  TheBRILUANTES  Are the Best Clear Havanas lo Canada  GREENWOOD CITY WATERWORKS  CO.  Made by Union Labor in the best Hy-  giemc Factory in the country. , Call for  them aud. get value for your money Instead of rope  WILBERG &' WOLZ, Prop. B.C. Cigar  Factory, Dew Westminster, B. C..  ��������� .��������� ���������  CITV  At the bottom of the sea the  temperauture remains practically  unaltered.  Mountaineer and Kootenay Standard Cigars.    Made by'  J. C. THELIN & Co., NELSON.  ������p!<?oLLfrr,?PS  C0U������H8.   CUIK8   COLDS.  HEAL3 THE THROAT AND LUNGS. 20 CCNT8  Baggage   transferred   to  any part of the City.   Furniture moved to' any part of  the District.   General Dray  ing of all kinds.  SIDNEY OLIVER.  LOWERY'S CLAIM  During the 37 months that Lowery's  Claim was on earth it did business all  over the world. It was the most  unique, independent ond fearless journal ever produced in Canada. Political  and theological enemies pursued >it with  the venom of a rattlesnake until the  government shut it. out of the mails,  and its editor ceasad to publish it  Pa'' Jr on account of a lazy liver and  partly because it takes a pile of money  to run a paper that is outlawed. Ihere  are still 25 different editions of this con-  demned journal in print. Send 10 cents  and get one or $2 50 aud get the bunch  E. T. LOWERY,  Greenwood, B. C  A Delicate Situation  To use a slang expression, many  a roan in B. C. has been puD upon  the hog, by running a blind pig,  In order to save their bacon people should keep ont of the illicit  whisky business.  Many of the daily papers in the  province have a striking resemb  sold for lees than the cost of the  white paper, and are the cheapest  thing in the west.. The advertisers  pay the overdraft,  lands, stated that during the past  year tho province was covered with  a network of patrols,  about| 120  men  being on regular duty at an  expense of $110,000 for the season,  the result of the',patrol being evidenced in a striking manner in the  diminution of fires.    Of course it  had been a favorable, season, but  it was remarkable that tho expense  of fighting firesjhad been brought  lance to a   billboard.   They   are down to about" *30,000 and that  very little damage to timber had  been caused. This was practical  forest conservation, or rather ifc  was tho essential preliminary to it.  Miss Mary Garden, at a tea in  her apartment at the 8fc. Eegis,  said, apropos of Christmas:  "American girls don't give such  intimate gifts to their young men  as they used to do. By intimate  gifts' I mean toilet things, you  know���������hair brushes, razors, and so  forth.  "A friend of mine one winter,  refused to marry a young lawyer.  " 'Is this" the lawyer asked  'final?'  " 'Absolutely final.' said the  girl.  He rose and took up his hat and  stick,  " 'Then,' he said there is but  one more thing for me to ask?'  " 'Well, what is that?" said she.  " 'Do you desire me," said the  young  lawyer,  Not a Matter for Prayer  In a certain town where two  brothers are engaged in a flourishing retail coal business a series of  revival meetings were held, and  the elder brother of the firm was  converted.  For weeks after his conversion  the brother who had lately "got  religion" endeavored to persuade  the other to join the church. One  day, when the elder brother was  making another effort, he asked:  "Why can't you, Richard, join  the church as I did?"  "It's all right for you to be a  member of the church," replied  Richard, "but if I join who's going to weigh the coal?"  Bull Jumps Roofs  London, Feb. l.-A bull being  driven with a herd 'through York  road to the cattle market to-day  became frightened and dashed into  to   return  those I the entrance of a five story flat  black satin suspenders by mail, or house.   The  bull   climbed   half  will you have them now?" | way  up the first flight of stairs,  ARMI xs situated on the West Fork of the  Kettle wver, at its junction with Wilkinson  creek   It is 57 miles from Greenwood and  /5 miles from Grand Forks,   It is located  X,VafSPXati0n/he west bank of the Kettle  smaL^-iU  be <he ������entfal  town **������������������.-*������������.  smaller mining camps/   For the next two years it  will be the supply point for the Kettle Valley rail/  way during the construction of that road to Penticv  ton, 0/miles, '���������   \  " .  ' ���������  CARMI has mining, timber and agricultural  resources of great value, It has gold mines right at  the townsite, and is a good smelter site,  Lots are being sold at from $50 to $250 each,  invest your money at home,  For further particulars apply to '  CARMI   TOWNSITE  CARMI,      e.    C.  I  I  I  I  8  ���������4������fflf^BffiraSffiMS  smua  aMwrnnm m  [A  - j  '[  i  WESTERN - - HOTELS.  THK   KOOTENAJT   SALOON     ,  Sandon, B. 0., has *'a line of nerve  bracers unsurpassed in any mountain town ot the Great West. A  glass of aqua pura given free with  spirits menti.  NKWMABKKT   HOTEL  1 Is the home for all tourists' and  millionaires visiting* New Denver, British Columbia.  Henry Stogc. Propr.  THK, PKOVINOK   HOTEL  - * Grand Forks, is a large tnreo-  story brick hotel that provides  the public with good meals and  pleasant roomB. * A new building  but the same old rates.  Krnil Larson, Proprietor,  THK   KASLO   HOTEL .  Kaslo, B. C���������   is" a comfortable  home for all who travel to that  city.  Cockle & Pnpwortn.  SHEBBKOOKE   nOUSE  ' Nelson; B. C. One minuto's walk  ��������� from C.  P. K   station.   Cuisine  unexcelled; Well heated and ventilated.  ltoyer Bros., Proprietor  TKEMONT   HOUSE  -  Nelson, B. C, is run on the American and European plan. Steam  "* heated rooms. All white labor.  Special attention paid to dining  room.  KiiiiHoinc & Cnmpbell, Props.  Brldosvillo, n. C. 1'rovltlos excellent  accommodation for touristn and travellers. Fresh ligit* unci Butter. Spociul  Irish AVhlskoy always on liund.  THOMAS   "WALSH,   Proprietor.  LAK15VIKW   HOTEL  in Nelson, B. C, employs all  white help and is a home for the  world at f 1.00 a day.  Niip. Mullcltu, Proprietor.  HOTEL CASTLEGAR, Castlef-ar Junction. All modern. Excellent  accomodations for tourists and  drummers. Boundary train leaves  here at 9.10 a.m.  W. II.  CACE, Proprietor  GRANITE CREEK HOTEL  Granite Creek, B. C.   Headquarters fory miners, prospectors and  railroad men.    Good stabling- in  .. connection.     Tasty   meals  and  .  'pleasant rooms.  '   II. G00DISS0N, Proprietor.  First People, Who  Originally  Came  from France, to" Settle in  Jfora Scotia.  In 1638 Isaac de Rozelly and  Chorulsvy brought ' some families  from- France to Nova Scotia. This  "was the first successful attempt at  colonisation in this country.  These Jfamillea were the pro-  genetora of the , 'Acadean race,  bruised'to the rigors of the severe  ooast climate,' but they were persevering and Industrious, and soon  reclaimed from the sea a^-ery. fertile  valley. French exiles from the province of Acados In France, they multiplied -until they soon peopled tiie  valley from Port Royal -to Pezqule.  They spread aleo around the Bay of  Funday. In this race, whose romantic  nature furnishes the theme for Longfellow's Evangeline, we find the seat  of the French war ��������� a war upon  racial lines. The struggles of. the  Acadeans forms the most striking  period of Nova Scotlan history.  GRAND UNION HOTEL        .  Hedley, B. C. American plan  and moderate rates. First class  mineral display from all.sections  arid will exchange for specimens  from any part of the world/ Re-  liablc-ififormatiori will be (riven  investors and working men.  ANTON WINKLER, Propiletor.  TULAMEEN HOTEL  Princeton, B.  C . is the   headquarters   for  miners,   investors  ^and railroad men.   A fine location and everything; first-class  KIRKPATR1CK & MAL0NE, Proprietors.  HOTEL KEREMEOS  Keremeos, B. C. This first class  family hotel is opposite the" G.N.  depot and under the personal  supervision of the proprietress.  All stapes, leave this hotel daily,  including- the auto to Penticton.  Mrs. A. F. K1RBY.  ALGOMA HOTEL  ..Deadwood, B. C. This hotel is  within easy distance of Greenwood  and provides a comfortable home  for travellers. -The bar has the  best of wines, liquors and cigars.  JAMES HENDERSON, Proprietor  ESTABLISHED 1817  Capital, all paid up, $15,413,000.  Rest, $15,000,000.  UNDIVIDED   PKOirPTS,   81,855,185 3C  Hon. President: Lord Strathcona and Mount Royai,, G. C. M. G.  President: R. B. Angus, Esq.  Vice-President: Sir E. S. CXouston, Bart.  General Manager: H. V. Merbdith, Esq.  BranchesinLondon,Eng,{^ New York, Chicago  Buy aud Sell Sterling Exchange and* Cable Transfers.     Grant Commercial and  Travellers' Credits, available in any part of the world.  SAVINGS BANK DEPARTMENT n^nlKat  Greenwood Branch .- C. B. Winter, Mgr.  (P  =^  WJ.McMillan4CbM  WHOLESALE GROCERS  Corner Smythe and Beattie St's, VANCOUVER, B. C  Agents for STIRT0N & DYER Cigars  The Best Value of any Cigar made in Canada  Brands:    SALOME.    SAVANNAH.    SMART SET.  CARIBOO.     UTOPIA.  Sleep Due to Poisoning.  Considerable discussion has arisen  in scientific circles over the experiments of MM. Legehdre and  Pieron In Paris, who havo discovered  that the real 'reason why we go' ,to  sleep is because our brain has boen  actually poisoned. Sleep, they declare, Is produced through a morbid  change In the cello of the frontal lobe  of the brain. They discovered a dog  that died of Insomnia, and Injected  some of the serum of its brain into  another dog, thereby causing it to fall  Into a deep sleep from which It subsequently awakened In a perfectly  healthy condition. From this and  similar experiments they assert that  sleep Is due to a natural poison. The  poison of sleep, they contend, is,' In.  fact, an antidote for the,-poisons that  are the by-products of every mental  and physical action of our lives, and  we awake from sleep when It .has  cleanso dour higher nervous centres  of the poisons that our daily toil has  produced.  EXPERIENCE   WITH   SMUGGLERS  Officer Captured 100,000 Cigars  In his experiences In getting after'  the tobacco smugglers Donohue, a recently deceased member of the customs service at New York, had a num-'  ber of narrow escapes from death.  One, which was particulalry dangerous and was an excellent example of  the man's fearlessness, occurred in  1882. There was one ship plying between Cuba and New York which.  Donohue suspected. One day it arrived on a regular trip and the detective boarded her. The customs man  knew every place on a ship where  contraband stuff could be hidden, but  after a thorough sea-rch, he found  nothing.  But Donohue was sure that there  were 100,000 cigars on that vessel and  he was determined to locate them.  Finally he noticed that although the  firemen were free to go -ashore, many  of them were still on the ship, apparently enjoying his discomfiture.  Then Donohue had an idea. He procured a lantern and a hammer and  made his way to the boiler-room,  tapping each boiler with the hammer.  One sounded differently from the rest  and he ordered the circular cover,  about tiie size of an ordinary can-  hole, removed.-  There .was a moment's hesitation,  but the order was fulfilled and Donohue went down in the big iron cavern.  There heaped at one side he found the  100,000 cigars. But while he was below some one olapped down the iron  cover and the inspector was trapped.,  He yelled and pounded, but all in'  vain. Then hie lantern went out  The detective remained there for,  several hours until a watchman, hearing the hammering, released him.  4  ^<2������*m>N_ . TEMPERANCE  is all right if shorn of humbuggeryv  Too much water drinking is just  as injurious as too much liquor or  anything else. ���������*"  OUR PURE WINES     ,  AND LIQUORS  are medicinal if not abused. Every  household should have a moderate  supply ]of pure wines or liquors iu  the closet for emergency���������either  unexpected visitors or sudden illness, when a drop of pure liquor  initimelmay forestall all necessity  for drugs.  Greenwood Liquor Company, importers, Greenwood, B. #. ������  i8QQGQ9M06������Q������M9Qa99mQm99QQ9<99&0909Q6Q89������������mQ99&  ^nimnniinimmmmmmtimmimmmmiiiniminm!!!^  1 Greenwood to Phoenix Sta-ge I  ������������. ���������  ���������: *^S  s~ Leaves Greenwood Daily at 3 p. m. =3  i~ Arrives Greenwood Daily at 10 a. m. =3  5~ GREENWOOD OFFICE        - - CLUB CIGAR STORE 3  B H.   M.   LAING,   PROPRIETOR 3  iiiiiiaiaiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiumiiiiiaiiiiiiuiiiiiiiiiiiiiiaiiii^  ffew Life Preserver.  Recent consular reports describe i a  new form of life preserver, which it  is proposed to introduce into the German Navy. It consists of two swimming cushions bound together by  straps and arranged to lie upon the  breast and back. The novel feature  of the apparatus 'Is an electric lamp,  whioh le worn on tho forehead. The  lamp burns three or four hours, and  Is pro-aided with a reflector, which  throws its light for a distance of  several hundred yards at night. The  life preserver can be buckled on in  five seconds.  Woman Again  "I tell you you can't beat my wife  for presenoe of mind," said the man  at the club, proudly. "Listen to tMs.  One day last week an old gossip of  our neighbourhood called, and I left  her and wlfie alone In the parlour.  "An hour later, having the impression that' our caller had departed, I  bounced into the room with, 'So the  old cat has gone, eh?' Well, as I  lifted my eyes, there'was the woman  herself in front of me. But my wife  ��������� bless her ��������� was there with the  goods.  '"Yes, dear,' she said, calmly, 'I  sent it to tho cats' home in a basket  first   thing  this  morning."  Custom House Officer. ��������� "Madam,  have you anything dutiable to declare ?"  Madam.��������� "No, my trunk contains  simply wearing apparel."  Officer (after examination of said  trunk) ��������� "Wfeat do you call these  six bottles of wMaky?"  Madam.'��������� "Oh, those are>night-  oapa."  "Poor old Professor Dreamer went  home .the other night, and he knew  there was something he wanted to do,  but he couldn't think what It was."  "And didn't he remember It at all ?"  "Oh yes; after thinking about two  hours he realised that he had wanted  to go to bed early."  It One Time the Land of Cakes Sad  an Alliance with tlio Land  of tho Lily.  ��������� Tire B^r*noc-St30ttteh League, which  ���������ao long bound the ���������* two countries in  such totimste easoolatixm, was fleet  'and foremost-a political one. But it  'trot only for several centuries made  ion mark on tiie political history of  SVan-oe and Scotland. It materially  'oCteoted their institutions and their  'oulture, and there is no other ln-  'afcaaoo in European history of so  ���������'close,' potent, and long , enduring a  'ruatlonship of one nation to another.  ,- TMa unique relationship -look its  r&e In. the htetortoal' complication  'wifloh. at the end of the thirteenth  aad the .beginning of the fourteenth  'centuries' made Scotland and France  'the enemies of England. But tbe  ,'jnarriage of Qae-ea v Mary to ��������� the  D������ttptala' threatened to lead to the  union of the crowns, not of England  land Scotland, bat of Scotland and  iFteance. This danger had the effect  'of drawing Scotland and England to-  Igsotii-sr In an opposition League, and  itoaleBOlng wltth the growing potency  jet the Reformation- movement, whioh  brought the two countries into line  tn 1BB0 on re3i������ioufi as well as po-  iJUHcal grounds, practically put an  'end to the old alliance.  French Influence.  Of the Influence of French inestitu-  Ittans on those of Scotland evidence  Is also not lacking... Scotland took,  'for instance, her legal system from  France,.not from England., Her Parliament was modelled on the French  States General, in which the various  orders assembled together, rather  than on the assembly of Lords and  Commons which formed two Houses  instead of one. The Court of Session,  founded in 1585, was fashioned after  the Parliament of Paris, and the pre^  Reformation Scottish universities  after that of. Paris, the greatest of  mediaeval scholastic Institutions. Not  less remarkable is the Frenoh influence on her ecclesiastical -institutions. From French Protestantism  she borrowed her- Presbyterian system of church government, and even  in its smaller details the French impress Is unmistakable. The Moderator  of Scotland's ecclesiastical courts ���������  Presbytery, Synod, Assembly ��������� is an  Importation from France, where it'  was the designation of the President  of an ecclesiastical court; whilst another term, applied to a motion In  these courts, an "overture," Is derived  from the practice of the Parliament  of Paris. At an earlier time ecclesiastical as well as baronial architecture affords additional exemplification of tlhe tendency to borrow or  'adapt from Scotland's old ally.  MISSIONS ASTD TURKEY  King b Always, nfaeu outside London,  Accompanied by Member of  the Cabinet.  Progress of this Part of Europe Due  to Missionary Enterprise.  The first electric telegraph instrument in Turkey, was set up by missionaries. They introduced the first  'eewtog-machine, the first printing-  press, and the first modern agricultural implements. They brought the  tomato and the potato and the other  vegetables and fruits that are now  staples; they built the first hospitals;  they- started the first dispensary and  the first modern schools. The mighty  uplifting force of education came -with  t*he mission schools, and is having the  tromendoua force it has everywhere,  In overthrowing old errors and outworn forms of despotism and misrule.  The- most far-reaching work of tho  'mteeionaries is educational, which  comprehends all races, all religions,  and all languages. They are of the  different races of which the Turkish  'Empire Is composed, regardless of  religious faith ��������� Turks, Arabs,  Egyptians, -Armenians, Kurds, Per-  stans, Macedonians, Bulgars, Druses,  Nestorlans, Greeks, Russians, Georgian*, Circassians, and others too  numerous to mention. Their influence  is thus extended to every community,  because no student leaves an institution without carrying with him the  Igarms of progress which*must affect  the family and the neighborhood.  Brief bat Instructive  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  E. J. dirtier, 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 dis- ,  trict cheerfully furnished.  Stage line to Oroville, and  steamer on the lake.  ARN0TT & HINE  Proprietors  Caesar on landing in Africa happened to fall upon his face. To him this  would have been an unlucky augury  had he not transformed it into a symbolical aot by exclaiming as he touched the ground: "I take possession of  thee, O Afrk&r    , i  ' The imputation of novelty is a terrible charge amongst those who Judge  of men's heads, as they do of their  'perukes, by the fashion, and can allow  'none to be right but the received  doctrines.  John  Locke.  '   Let us go upon a long journey and  enter on a dreadful search.   Let us  dig and seek till we have discovered  oor own opinions.  G. K. Chesterton. t  He who ia guided by his genius, he  ,-wtoo thinks for himself, who thinks  spontaneously and exactly, possesses  ifhe only compass by whioh he can  steer aright.  Schopenhauer.  Whoever will  be free must make  himself  free;   freedom   Is  no   fairy's  j-ift to fall into any man's lap.  Frledrldh Nietzsche.  The gifted m-an Is he who sees the  essential  point,   and   leaves   all   the  -rest aside as surplusage.  Thomas Carlyle.  Men  may have   rounded   Seraglio  iPoint: they have not yet doubled Cape  iTurk. ��������� ��������� ���������'  George Meredith.  He   that  calls   a  man   ungrateful  'etsne up - all! the evil that a man can  itM guilty of.   , ,  ���������l Swift  Getting His Money's Worth  Bangs: "I think I'll get married."  Wangs: "You surprtoe me. I didn't  'firfnk you had a girl."  Bangs: "I haven't, but a follow  gave me a wedding ring to-day in  ipart payment of a debt, and I've got  !to get the worth of my money."  During a lesson on the animal klng-  Idomthe teacher asked if anyone could  'give an example of on animal of tho  |order of edontata ��������� that ia, ono which  ���������fe without teeth. "I oan," cried Tommy, hla face beaming with the ploas-  ��������������������� of assured knowledge. "Well,  M&t ia UT" ' ������aid the teacher,  ���������wwodpa," bo shouted.  When tho King goe3 abroad, or  stays for any length of ,timo outside  tho capital, ho is accompanied by a  Minister In attendance. Tho position  Is supposed to be filled by each mom-  ber of the Cabinet in turn, the period  of duty varying from a week to a  fortnight, or evon a month. In actual  practice only'two or three Ministers  are called upon to be In attendance  upon the King, and the duration of  their visits depends In great'measure  upon their personal popularity.  The late King Edward frequently  dispensed with t ho service of a  Minister when he went abroad, and  the old custom of having a member  of the Cabinet at Windsor when the  Court went thero does not now pro-  vall. In these advanced days of telegraphs and telephones, motor-cars,  and other methods of ��������� rapid Intercommunication it is not considered  necessary "that a responsible Minister  of the Crown should leave his official  duties for so lengthy a period.  Compulsory Dinner.  The duties' of a Minister in attendance are not arduous, except at  ���������times when the political horizon is  clouded, or when this country Is engaged ' In war. Wnen' things- are  normal ��������� that Is to say, dull ��������� the  Minister has little to do but enjoy  himself, and nowadays every facility  Is given for his doing so, after his  own particular fashion. Breakfast Is  served In his private sitting-room, If  he so desires It, or he joins the gontlc-  men of the Court.  Luncheon, too, Is a meal at which  the attendance of the Minister Is optional. When the King is out shooting or.fishing ��������� ana scarcely a day  passes but sees him engaged in one  or other'of these sports ��������� luncheon  is taken, of course, In the open; and  if the Minister (happens to be a  sportsman, he Is naturally invited to  join the Royal party.  The Minister's presence at dinner  Is, however, insisted upon, and he is  required to be present In the drawing-  room afterwards. .Queen Victoria  used to go through official documents  with her Ministers twice a day ��������� In  the morning and after dinner. King  Edward, who was' exceedingly methodical, devoted the first part of the  morning to official business, and unless despatches received during the  day were specially urgent they weTe  not submitted and.discussed until the  following morning.  King George is equally methodical.  His Majesty is an early riser and Is  often at work at half-past. nine. The  King expects all documents to be  ready for him, and business Is therefore got ��������� through very expeditiously,  and no time is "cut to waste." Unless  any matter of urgency should demand attention business is then dismissed for the day, the evenings being  devoted to amusement and general  conversation.  All official despatches are opened  by the Minister, who masters their  contents and makes such notes as  may be necessary before submitting  them to the King. If His Majesty  approves "of the manner In which it  is suggested they should be dealt with  replies are dictated to the private secretaries, of whom there are .usually  two. In the event of the King desiring information on any subject it  is the duty of the Minister to obtain'  It  See me for the Finest Suburban Subdivision  in. New Westminster.  When Port Mann is a good townsite proposition New  Westminster will be;a large city. -  Mark, My Words  Cigarette Paper  It is not generally know that French1  manufacturers of cigarette paper now  practically supply- the entire world,  the output of Austria and Italy being,  Insignificant There is probably not,  more than one person In a hundred  who knows that rioe paper, In which!  the tobacco is wrapped, has nothing,  to do with rice, but is made from the  membranes of the bread-fruit tree, or,  more commonly, of fine new trimmings of flax and hemp. So light is  this paper that five hundred of the  tiny sheets only weigh an ounce.  Too Much Small Shot  The Smart Man burst into the room.  "Heard the news about Dickenson'  getting shot?" he Toared, red with  excitement.  Club members dropped their papers  and sprang suddenly to life.  "No!" they cried.   "When?"  "'Bout half-an-taour ago!" gasped  the Smart Man. "I was there and-  saw it!"  "Where did he get shot?" broke m  another. "Down at the ironmonger'sl"*  chuckled the Smart Man, slipping into  the best chair. "He bought two  pounds of UP'  What the Butcher Missed  "Sorry, sir," telephoned .the butcher  "but we are out of sirloin. Why  don^t your wife order you a round V  "Wihait's that:?" exploded Harker at  the other end.of the line.  "I say, why'don't your wife order  you a round?"  "Why dont' my wife order me  around? Man,'that Is all she d6ea  from morning until night! II you  were nearer I'd���������" But the startled  but cher had'hung up the receiver.  Heat Goes Upward. \  The/upper part of; a room heated;  by a. furnace Is always hotter than,  the floor. The difference Is not a  uniform amount but varies with th������  temperature outelde, the coMor  weather making a. greater, different*  between the floor; and celling temperature. You may'-have five, -ben or  oven twenty degrees difference between the floor and' the celling. '���������'.������������������  Tery Adaptable.  "The | automobile is a great institution."  "Por | instance?"  "You; can sit up in It as you pass  a frienid, and crawl under it when a'  creditor heaves Into'sight'' \  Tho deaden heart easily learns how)  to praise the golden rule In silvery  tonos.v 'J;^.^_A,  . IJiUi-.il'  523-524, Pacific Block, Vancouver, B. C.  OPPOSITE    POSTOFFICB  Unequalled for Domestic Use."  They Werellnside  One raorntng Jenkins looked  over his garden wall and said to  liis neighbor:  ."Hey, what are yon burying in  that hole?"'  "Oh," he said, "I am just replanting some of my seeds; that's  all"  "Seeds!" shouted Jenkins angrily. "It looks like one of my  hens."  "That's all right. The seeds  are inside."���������Christain Work and  Evangelist.  Sfflltffls  1  EHOLT, B. C,  G01111E HOUR!  John   ]VEeKellar*  Proprietor.  T'  .TAMi nAlinue HEALS THE LUNGS  STOPS COUGHS PRICE. 25 CENTS  NEW ADVERTISING SCALE.  The newspapers iu Greenwood, Phoe  nix and Grand Forks have adopted the  following scale for legal advertising:  Application   for   Liquor  Licence  (30 days):". : "... '.$5.00.  Certificate of Improvement Notice  (6.0 days) *...|7*50  Application to Purchase Land No-   ,  tiees (60 days) .*? ." J?7*5������  Delinquent Co-owner Notices  (90  days) $10.00  Water Notices (small) $7*5������  All other legal advertising, 12 cents a  line, single column, for the first insertion; and 8 cents a line for each subsequent insertion. 1 Nonpariel measurement  MINERAL ACT.  Certificate of Improvements.  NOTICE  "St. Lawrence" aud "Copper Queen"  Mineral Claims, situate in the Greenwood  Mining Division of Yale District.  Where located:���������In Carmi camp.  TAKE NOTICE that I, Isaac H.  Hallett, as agent for Norman Morrison,  Free Miner's Certificate No. B29365, intend, sixty days from the date hereof, to  apply to the Mining Recorder for Cer-  ificates of Improvements, for the purpose  of obtaining "Crown Grants of the above  claims.  And further take notice that action,  under section 37, must be commenced  before the. issue of such Certificates of  Improvements.  Dated this>i6th day of January, A. D  1911.  I. II. HALLETT.  LAND ACT  District of  Similkameen Land District.  Yale.  TAKE notice that I, Michael Bombini,  of Anaconda, British Columbia, occupation, farmer, intend to apply for permission to purchase the following described lands: Commencing at a post  planted at the South-West corner of Lot  1569; thence North, 40 chains; thence  East, 12 chains; thence South, 40 chains;  thence West, 12 chains.  MICHELE BOMBINI.  Dated, 26th November, 1911.  COUNTY COURT OF YALE.  A SITTING of the County Court or Yule will  lie holdcn at the Uurt^Hoiiso, Greonwood,  on Tuesday tlio 27th dny of Fobruary 1912, at  eleven o'clock in the foronoon.  By order,  W. G. McMYNN,  Registrar 0. C. of Y.  ON PARLE PRANCAIS  NATIONAL HOTEL  GREENWOOD, B. C.  The Really Best House  . in tbe Boundary.  Recently Remodelled and  Strictly Up-to-Uate.  Restaurant in connection  'OOO  nelson, B. &  W. C. WELLS, Proprietor.  First-class in everything.  Steam heat, electric light,  private baths. Telephone  in every room. First-class  bar and barber shop.  'Bus meets all trains.  GRAND CENTRAL   HOTEL   Opposite Postoffice, NELSON, B. C.  American and European Plans.  H. E. PITTS, Prop.  CENTRAL HOTEL  PHOENIX.  One of the largest hotels in  the city.   Beautiful location,  fine rooms and tasty meals.  A. O. JOHNSON  PROP  QUEEN'S   HOTEL,  PHOENIX      B.   O.  The Newest; and Largest Hotel in  the City. Everything neat, clean  and comfortable. Steam heat and  electric light.   Meals and drinks at  all hours.  R. V. CHISHULM, Propmktoh.  DANNY DEA.NE, Managkh.  THE RUSSELL HOTEL  .Is pleasantly situated in the heart  of Grand Forks, and is convenient  to all the leading financial and  commercial institutinns of the city.  Travelers will find.it a comfortable  place to sojourn when in the city.  FRED RUSSELL  BILL CREEK HOTEL  One ot the oldest stopping places on tbe West  Pork. Good accommodation and plenty to cat.  Fish and game dinners  in season. Rooms reserved by telegraph.  GORMAN WEST    -    Prop.  ROY it BO YER       j QUICKIY   BTOPS  COUQHO.   CURES   COLDS,  PROPS.    MCAL3 THE THROAT AND LUNGS. 28 CENTS nma'Miiiii ii in iii iiiiiimm  m  Vk  BOUNDARY MINES  Last    week    the    Greenwood  smelter  treated 9,/i33 tons of ore.  Last    week   the   Mother   Lode  mine shipped 7,GS0 tons of on.  Last week the Emma mine shipped 559 tons of ore.  'Last week the Granby smelter  treated 22,539 tons of oro.  Since January 1st the Granby  smelter has [produced 2,071,000  pounds of blister copper.  The Granby secured a crusher at  .Boundary Falls, and it waa put to  work at No 3 outlet last week.  Tiie Greenwood smelter has at  last obtained relief in the coke  situation. Jn addition to Coleman, a supply of coke is also now  being obtained from Blairmore.  All furnaces at the smelter are now  in full operation, and tlio Rawhide  ore is coming in freely. There  are about 150 men on tho payroll  at the Rawhide.  THE   LEDGE,   GREENWOOD,   BRITISH   COLUMBIA.  down to a station or landing on the  Twenty Mile wagon road.  About a dozen men were put to  work, some working on the tramway survey, others clearing off the  ground and sampling the workings  preparatory to.getting ready some  test shipments of ore which will be  sent out as soon as the tram is in  operation and from these shipments  will be settled the ore treatment  which will be employed.  Something over a year has been  wasted as tho|result of the foolish  policy pursued by the old Kingston  company in their dealings with the  ground on a larger scale.    Antler  Creek, so named from the fact that  the antlers of a caribou were found  on its banks, was discovered at an  earlier date than Williams  Creek,  by prospectors crossing over from  Keithley,  aud has produced   between four and live million dollars  in-placer gold,  and is known as  one of the famous creeks of the  Cariboo district.    With the equipment of this ground with a large  and   modern  hydrauliciug   plant,  there is no doubt but that it will be  a dividend payer from the start, as  it contains all the essentials that go  AlAINUFAGTURING JEWELER,  The Only Up-to-Date Optical lurri  Crf^lU   n /"���������  Department in the Interior. nfc,Ljb(*IN, D.6.  ARGO  T������NN������L  present bond-holders, to say  moth- to make a hydraulic claim a sue  ing of almost a   decade of folly cess���������ample water,   power dump,  mixed with timidity which preceded  it. In the early autumn of 1910  they gave a bond to the Redeem-  able   Investment   Company   and  grade, and rich gravel banks. In  an interview with the vice-president of the company, Mr. T. A.  Blair who is also a largo share-  tliey had no case and were willing  to negotiate new terms. This was  finally done, with tho result that  the property is  now held by Mr  |   li. C. KfflfflC i\WS   1  Frank Kennedy and others have  taken a lease and  bond  upon  the  Mary  Durham.    It  is a dry ore  claim near New Denver, owned by  John   Wereley,    the   well-known! t   ,   .      ���������  mining man, and capitalist of the TT *, ^^  ^  Lucerne. I to be made.  afterwards ruing their bargain they holder, he states that it is the in-  could back out at will until finally tention of the company to make  legal proceedings had to be taken preparations during the coming  against them to bring them to time, season in the way of building  They then wasted further time by ditches and flumes, laying pipes,  making a show of defondiug the etc, to have everything ready to  action until it came to a showdown wash gravel by the spring of 1913.  and they were given  to seo that      Tho event of the competition of  The high cost of living when you  buy  groceries   at   these   prices:  FRESH EGGS, 35c a dozen.  FANCY BUTTER, 35c a pound.  COAL OIL, 25c a gallon.  SWIFT'S PREMIUM HAM, 20c a pound.  BROWN'S, FERRY, WASH.  the G.T.P. railway, and the building of branch lines throughout the  district, is stimulating mining to a  great extent, and during the next  Brookes and  his associates  ou a two and three years several, large  bond that is more favorable than properties on different creeks  will  the   first arrangement in  that it be opened up and developed.  gives   longer time   to prove   the     -,-,  1 Ever  she was seriously pondering over a  second matrimonial venture.    The  object of her affections possessed  naught of this  world's goods, being merely'a .fortune hunter; more  in love with a  good home than  with the old lady.    Mr.  Russell's  logic and persausive eloquence won  the battle, and  Mrs.   Russell   will  continue to live in single blessedness for a short while longer at  least.���������Grand Forks Sun.  TC. W. WIDDOWSON, Assayer and  Chemist, Box nno8, -Nelson, B. C  Charges:���������Gold, Silver, Lead or Copper,  $1 each. Gold-Silver, or Silver-Lend,  ������i.5������- Prices for other inelals: Coal,  Cement, Fireclay analyses on application. The largest custom assay office in  British Columbia.  Alex Smith is making a visit to  Toronto. He is the oldest mine  manager in the Siocan, having had  charge of the Surprise mine in 1893.  There are 10 men working at the  ."Bluebell mine on Kootenay lake,  and this number will be increased to  SO this month. The mill will start  up some time in May.  Reports from the east state that  many investors iu tho Porcupine  camp have been bitten by the wildcats. Even in Ontario all is not  gold that glitters,  In January the 40 stamp mill of  Meanwhile Mr. Brookes has  completed his bond .with W. A.  Hainiug for ' the Sacramento and  this claim will be worked with  those of the Kingston group, and  in all probability all will be worked in the name of the Sacramento  for which a company has been  previously formed and thus no delay take place on that score���������Hedley Gazette. ?  The Antler Goldfields and Development Company, Limited, recently incorporated under the laws  of British Columbia, with a capitalization  of half a   million  dollars,  since    the   early   sixties,  Princeton has been  known   as a  placer camp and  many  workings  have been worked  right up . until  the present   for  the gold values  which they still retain.    Since the  discovery of the white metal  over  ninety miles of river  bed has been  staked with dredging leases.    Fifteen miles of river bed,   running  from the mouth of Granite Creek  on the Tulameen ten miles towards  Princeton and then five miles down  the Similkameen  river   from the  government    bridge,    has     been  located by one company.    The rock  bed of tho rivers have been tested  in these claims by drilling through  the gravel to bedrock and sinking  HOCKEY  The     Kootenay     Monumental  Works,  Nelson, B.   C,   manufacture all sizes and  kinds of head  stones aud monuments.  GRHTEST MED/CIWE OB EARTH  Day and night shifts are constantly at work on the long*  tunnel that is being driven  by the Argo company, and it  is expected that a large body  of gold and copper ore will  soon be struck. The property adjoins the city, and  tourists and others are always welcome at the workings.  OLA L0FSTAD, President.  Greenwood is proud of its hockey  team this season and has a right to.  At the recent Rossland   carnival  A prominent citizen of Evansville,  , Ind., writes:���������"I was ill for five  months with a pulmonary trouble, and  had the best of doctors. I had hemorrhages and -was in a very bad way  Through the advice of a friend I tried  Vinol, and I feel that it saved my life.  It is all you recommend it to be. I  believe it is the greatest medicine on    -- ������������  ������������������"= 6' cai-cai ineuicme OH  they beat strong teams from Cran-   earth. I have advised others to try  1 Vino1. and they have had the same  the Nickel Plate at Hedley made a h������ld *,,eir in!tol" meeting at the shafts. The values run from GO  record, and handled 5,701 tons ot\^any'R ������iVlCe' in Barkervillere-(cents to $10 in gold and platinum  ore.  What the people of Hedley and  tlie smaller shareholders of tho  Kingston have long waited for has  at last come about���������tho Kingston  joins the class of working mines.  The principals are now here and  all is activity getting ready for  carrying on the work on a scale  more worthy the property.  On Thursday last Mr. C. H.  Brookes arrived and no time was  lost in showing that things were  going to move in earnest, for two  days later an engineer. George  Gardiner, came up from Oroville  to begin laying out the ground for  an aerial tramway which will run  direct   from  the   Kingston group  cently  Although the company's charter  covers a large scope, the immediate  object is to acquire leases numbers  1062 and HI4, at the junction' of  Antler and  Russian   creeks,  and  equip them with a large modern  hydraulicing plant.      Tho ground  covered by these leases is a bench  of Antler Creek, comprising an immense gravel bank, formed by this  creek when  running on a higher  level,   and    carrying   high   gold  values.     A    small    hydraulicing  plant was installed on the property  a few years ago by  the original  owners,  for the purpose of testing  the values of the ground,  which  were such as to justify the placing  of a larger plant and  working  the  .^mm\\\\\\\\m^  No anxiety on   ,  aking-day if you use |  CREAM  per cubic yard, and drilling proved  an average value per yard of $1.05.  About one-fifth of tbe values are  in  the platinum.    The   platinum  deposits are eo situated  as to be  dredged at a working cost not exceeding  7 cents  per yard.    Since  the discovery of platinum  in the  Similkameen district considerable  local capital has been sent into the  section to be used for development  purposes, but while the   amount  does not reach a very large figure,  nevertheless it is sufficient to commence operations on a big enough  scale to disclose   to   the   mining  world   the   extensiveness   of   the  platinum deposits.    The company  which holds the lease on the Tulameen and Similkameen rivers will  install a $150,000   bucket   dredge  on their property as early in the  spring as it can be conveniently  worked.  The entire valley of the Similkameen is covered with a deep glacial  wash and   many   of the benches  which have never been worked on  account of lack of water,  can  be,  by the installing of modern machinery which can now be brought in  by rail, made to pay big profits. It  was-during the past spring and  summer that tbe first real activity  took place, activity that will uo  doubt be continuous for years to  come. ���������Province.  brook and Phoenix twice and won  the B. C. Championship shield and  the International cup. All the  players were stars in their positions  and fairly excelled themselves.  The games were all fast considering the soft nature of the ice. Two  of the players received injuries in  the tour, Charley Russell hurt his  nose in a collision with another  player, and Lynne sprained his  ankle badly and has to use crutches!  Mayor MacLaine welcomed the  players home at a smoker held on  Tuesday night and said that the  city was proud of the team and  their record.  results."      (Name    furnished on ie-  quest.)  We want every one in this vicinity  who is troubled with chronic colds,  coughs, or pulmonary troubles, to  come and get a bottle of Vinol.  If it does not go to the seat of trouble, heal the Inflammation and stop  the cough, we will cheerfully return  every cent paid us for it. This shows  our faith, and proves that you take  no chances.  John L. White, Druggist, Grcenwood.B.C.  Get your Razors Honed  and your Baths at  Fraw ley's  Barber  Shop, Greenwood,  GREENWOOD and  MIDWAY STAGE  Leaves Greenwood for Spokane  at 7 a. m., and for Oroville at 2:30  P\m- Archie Gillis. .  W.F. M.  IYNN CREEK DAIRY  Greenwood Miners  Union, No. 22, W.  G , - ��������� . F. M., meets every  baturday evening* in Union Hall, Copper street, Greenwood, at 7.  Also in. hall at  Mother Lode mine-  fc nday evenings at 7.  BERT de WIELE, Secty  The Mother Lode beat the Smelter by 2 to 1 in the final for the  Warren cups. The score is a correct representation of the game.  Boundary League Schedule  Grand Forks at Greenwood, Jan. 1  Greenwood won, 3 to 1  Greenwood at Grand Porks, Jan. 5  Greenwood won, 3 to 1.  Grand Forks at Phoenix, Jan. 10  Phoenix won, 10 to 2.  Phoenix at Grand Forks, Jan. 15  Tie, 1 to 1  Phoenix  at Greenwood,  Jan.  19  Greenwood won on protest  Greenwood at   Phoenix,  Jan.  23  Greenwood won on protest  Grand Forks at Greenwood, Jan. 26  Greenwood won, 7 to 2.  Phoenix at Grand Forks, Jan. 29  Greenwood   at  Phoenix,   Feb.   2  Phoenix won.  Phoenix  at  Greenwood,   Feb.   6  Greenwood at Grand Forks, Feb. 12  Grand Forks at Phoenix, Feb. 16  that they are going to honor his  claim at once.  The poem is entitled "An Ode to  the Cold Storage Egg.������   The poem  hangs on the wall of the office of  the steamship company in Seattle.  Here it is:  Gray wanderer from the hoary past,  Dumped on Alaska's shores at last,  We break you with a prayer or curse;  We know your bad, you may be worse.  The hen that cackled at thy birth ���������  Long since has mingled with the earth  The boy that gathered thee with glee,  Dandles a grandchild on his knee.  Tell us, oh! how, where and when���������  Thou relic of primeval hen,  What evil genius spoke the doom  That laid thee in thy frozeu tomb?  "In sunbaked barn in Illinois  I was gathered by a barefoot boy,  Five cents a dozen was the price  That led me to a. room of ice.  "Beside me rose the great world's fair,  Yet left me in my "frozen lair,  The Klondike yielded up its gold,  Yet found me still in storage cold.  "Seattle said: 'You're good enough  To feed Alaskans rude and rough,  . So here at last I end my race,  Engulfed in a poor sourdough's face'  ^inmnimmmimntmmmmiitmmimmmfmmmmmK  | Plumbing and Tinsmithing 1  g _ Our complete stock of Plumbipg and Tinsmith/ jf  g ing material has arrived and we are now in a position ������1  g to do all kinds of job work at greatly reduced prices =|  g in any part of the city or district., =2  ������   PHONE  S=        12  McArthur & Clerf I  ^iiiiiiiiiniiimiiiiiiiiiiiiaiaiiiiiiiiiiiiiuiitiiiiiiiiiiiuiiiiii  FAMOUS PEOPLE  COURT IN MIDWAY  CITY LEAGUE  The following is the schedule of  City league:  Mother Lode at.Smelter, Dec. 22  Smelter won, 6 to 4.  Greenwood at Mother Lode,Dec.25  Mother Lode won, 2 to 0.  Smelter   at  Greenwood,  Jan.  11  Greenwood won, 3 to 6      ���������  Mother Lode at Smelter, Jan. 16  Mother Lode at Greenwood, Jan. 30  The court in Midway last week,  presided over by Messrs Hardy and  Ferguson, was the scene of considerable business.    James Sullivan, who has had charge of Gorman West's place at^ Rock Creek,  since the latter was  taken sick,  was charged with unlawfully selling booze.    He pleaded guilty and  it   cost   him   $105.    Rusk   and  his partner were taxed $114 each  for running a poker game with an  alcoholic thirst dispensary attachment at Carmi.    This case may be  appealed.       Mrs.    Canning   was  Insures light, swee^l'  wholesome    food  I  ^^IBft^S^ A purejCream of Tartar  IKw^SfflB^ Powder 1  |ffil^Tra���������^  &  ^  i  ^^^������������NiNJS?}������5������N^  STOPPED THE MATCH  Fred Enssell, proprietor of the  Russell hotel, returned from Spokane Wednesday afternoon.   Mr.  Russell's mission to the metropolis  of tbe Inland Empire was sufficiently removed from  the ordinary rut  to be classed among the unique happenings of the world.    His mother  resides in that city.   She owns a  pretty home there, and has considerable cash in tho banks.   At  the age of 70,'so the Btory runs,  ?Zr������������^ft-8melter'   Feb'   15J barged   under   the  gaming  act  Smelter at Mother Lode, Feb.  19 ���������,������,\    ��������� B       B  ���������������������������������-- ' iOU#  10 with having no means of support,  Mother Lode at Greenwood, Feb. 23  Smelter at  Greenwood,, Feb. 28  TO THE STORAGE EGGr  There is an Alaskan who thinks  the eggs shipped to.him by the  Alaska Steamship company from  Seattle to Fairbanks are not a fair  shake. He has handed in a claim  for reimbursement and accom-  panied the formal complaint with  a poem that has so touched the  heart of        steamship company  SIR ALFRED HABMS3ZQRIH  The Publisher of Thirty-Five Periodicals  The most successful newspaper publisher In the world Is Sir Alfred  Harmsworth, who owns thirty-five periodicals, seven of which are dallies,  in the leading cities of England. He was born In Ireland in 1865, the eldest  son of an English barrister, and was destined for the bar, but before he had  completed his grammar school course he determined to be an editor, and  though sentenced by his father to go to Cambridge, he succeeded in having  this sentence reversed.  At seventeen he was Installed as editor of one of Sir William Ingram'.-)  journals in the office.of the "Ilustrated London News." Four years later  lie married, and when twenty-three started his first paper, "Answers," a  penny journal of popular information, and the foundation of bis present  fortune. The publication office was a email room, hardly large enough to  ���������draw a long breath in, and the four dollars a week ho paid In rent was quite  Sho um.d Rr,���������A e>Ar\ i j.' , I an ltem- The flrst number sold 13,000 copies; within a yeaj It rose to 48,000,  one was nnea &4U and   costs,   but    and four months later, by puzzles, schemes, guessing contests, prizes and  clever and daring methods of winning publicity unknown to the conservative  British press, tho circulation rose to nearly three-quarters of a million.  "When the unappreciative government officials stopped the competitions the  battle was already won and victory perched on tho Harmsworth banners.  Then followed a long string of minor publications, until, ih 1896, ho  bought the "Evening News," a paper with an unsullied record for failure,  anil by the Midas touch of Harmsworth it waa on a paying basis in a few  ���������weeks. The next year ho started the "Mall," an instant success, which now ���������  has the largest circulation of any paper in tho world; sells Ave times as  many copies as any othor London dally and pays its editor���������a man only  thirty���������a salary of $125,000 a year.  No one in tho employ of tho firm, which comprises Sir Alfred and his  six brothers, works moro than five days a week; every one is granted a  vacation oach year, and If an employe desires to lcavo England and travel  Sir Alfred pays half tho expenses,  The Napoleon of journalism owns halt a dozen fino country houses be-  sides his magnificent town houso In Berkeley Square, and more than a dozen  automobiles. He does everything on a largo scale, and recently bought a  tract cf forest land In Newfoundland, half tho size of Vermont, from which  ho will mnko all his paper to bo carried to England In. bis own Bhips.  InUr.l towrdlrir In lot of IU> IVIUraont or CaiJi, la tho ,ur 1101, b; W. O. U.tU, il v, ,D������p������rltmnl of Af rliit'ian,  ���������     y  will appeal against the decision.  A college develops bright men as  well as fools. It does not make  them.  The love of money may be the  root of all evil, but money itself is  good���������As far as it goes.  HKA1STHE1UNGS  PKICE. 35 CUNTS *  DELIVERED  To any part of the city or district  OFFICE at Walter G. Kennedy's.    I  J.McDONELL, Proprietor [  m  ^ .   s  3    i  i;-vl  m  I*? j  (VI  lit  51  )  a  ���������'���������!  if;  l.\  t'-fyM-ffluPgUtiv


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