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Mathison,, dentist,' Naden-  Flood block.  Dill pickles-at the Rtassell-Law-  Gaulfield store- ���������'  T. F. Sutherland came- down  from Phoeni* Tuesday.  Diaries fbr lSOtf^Fiill lino of������*  pocket and office diapies-. for sale at  ������oles & Fiathi. '  JJBrai. ffiliner- Edwards- 'off the'  XObther Lode'- won the doll: and  baby carriage at McRae Broa,  There is an increase oS about 1'5"0  names' on the votere! list of Green-  piding over that at las* election.  The number of names on: the  oity voters'list this year is 425) an  increase of. about seventy over last  year. ~  Charlie Rtixtrnn came in from  Nelson Tuesday and'will spend the  balance of the winter at the Mather  Lode.  The politicians are all active  these days. The voter can get a  promise of almost anything he  wants if he re-discreet.  Mdway lodge No. 36j Knights  of Bjtfhiay,. wittl hold fchein- second  annual ball in Terry's hall, Friday, January Hth- Tickets $150,.  R. D. Kerr, James Castleman  and J, McNames were delegates  from Midway to- the Liberal convention Saturday evening.  Editor Lawton e������ the Midway  Star visited the city. Saturday last  and took in the Liberal ecuveution,  the only attraction, on* the boards  that, evening,.  Will ������liven;, city a|jent ior The  ]Lcdger is spending the holidays at  Kelson. This is- the ireuson that  many of hia-regslasieustomers were  missed last week.  In a letter- received from Jack  ffarrell by a frien������������ ho states that  ������oldfield is a hammer, und be expects to make a little ele&u-up  there before spr-wig*  The MMway bridge .was. completed last week,. and ia.mSi.sfustorv  to: even, the losali paper. Foreman.  Wilmshurafrie-to' be, congratulated  an receiving prafrftfrun* k������> unexpected a source;  There is nothing* much tlbing- in  municipal politics in the cky vet.  It is said there wiU be twcfull  tickets in the field, but what excuse either party wiH ofSbr has not  Ueen made public-  A. gentleman called at this office  Monday and asked whether Andre  was due most at the- norfthor south  pole. The staff'was nnabl'a to give  the desired* information. If any  one can give positive information  as to the itinerary of ML Andre we  Relieve it would be very acceptable  at the Liberal committee rooms.  Greenwood street-  The Bi C. Telephone' company  moved into their new quarters be.  Mud P. W. Geongp's- stwi'sSiinday  last, and Monday morning all con-  connections- had- been made before  the business house* were open.  ��������� This week, theoM poles- are being  taken down,, and the appearance  of the streets thereby much, improved. Tbe-new system- is- one of  {rhe best in the interior of British  Columbia, and the raanncriu. which  the work has Been done-is a credit  tt>Superintendent Hodge, Foreman  Bpwrn and their straffi  JiB a rule The Ledge does not  publish recommendations o������ proprietary compounds,, but this week  * local dealer received the following r "Sir:. For the past ten  yean I have been more or less-invalided through liver, lung and  kidney trouble", dyspepsia., heart  failure, muscular contraction and  sundry and- divers other ailments.  After one bottle of your ' Distillers' TwentyrYear-OltrV which  I understand is of Scotch origin, I  had no liver, had forgotten my  kidneys, lungs so strong that I put  threephiynogpaphB out ofl business,  hod haant enough tjo; raiiw- o king  ftill'ou|t w^h. ������ bobj.ate; a fa ma I y  porterhouse smothered, mut-cnUr  ** expansion so grciit that I closed ���������������  ]joliticiau's mouth with my rigj)t  and ppt my left through' a pli.tn-  glass window., Send a do^e.i by  atage, am recommendhig tOitbM ">v  jyelghbors. You are at liberty to  ^ this.letter in kjrkQi? market."  Get your office and xjoeket diaries5  at McEao Bros..'  The "Blue label BbuBlb Countered  Fuse"' is the only kind on  market thatr wilbnot stiffen-up-in  cold' weather.   ' Its manufacturers  have had1 seventy years experience.  Inquire into the character of the  .candidates .before voting.  ' B>r. Boucher, of Phoenix, was-in-  the city Tuesday curling.  Jas. Mbran- left last week to  spend the winter in Nevada.  R.'. Gardome, custams officer at  Midway was in ;the city Sunday  last.  Miss Pickard' off Mtedenicton,. K.  B., is visitingiher sister, Mrs. (Dr.)  Simmons:.  Geo: E>. Copley is- moving  into his new quarters o������ Copper  street this week.     ' .  - The -local Knights of.Pythias  will install officers. Wednesday ev-  enining, the 9th inst.  Angus Cameron, customs officer  at Cascade, was in the city Saturday and Sunday last.  ' W. A.. Porter, o5 Russell-Law-  Can 1 field Go ,. returned, this week  from Spokane, where he spent the  holidays with bis family.  Monday evening next there will  be a joint installation of Greenwood, Phoenis. and Grand Forks  lodges of ������dd- Fellows at Phoenix.  Ben F. "Wilson,, the- silver-  tongued, orator, will assist Edgar  Dynes, Socialist candidate, in the  public meetings during the campaign.  On-thcfuvtof the month P. J.  Di'itnody severed bin eoiine������li>ii  with the. Providence mine: ofi which  lie Hus'lieem suporintemiWit for the  past- three years.  The niouibet' ior Ptitwelcli and  the ������������������barrel" are expected in the  city FikL-iy .oj-.S:itu'r<l.-Cy. , Dd nnb  proini-e voui: -v<ife u������t'i!. the gaejtt  I'-.'id.-i' of menainives..  ��������� J. R W. niid M?. IA\11 \\t[> from-  tlie lit S*.. lsiiiie are speuditigii few  ;days im tlie city. Mr. Dliulop is  assisting in the accountant's ofE.e  of the Bi C. Copper Co.  , E. R. R..������|. Kent Wash., G<-o.  L. McNicuI, Phoenix; Isaac Craw-  fin d," Mdwavr and A. 5E:Ojueen,  Kamloops, were registered at the  Imperial hotel yesterdayi   .  W. II. Rambo left Wednesday,  morning, for the West Fork to resume work on the Rambler near  Beavcrdel!. A\ couple ofl car shipments will be made from the mine  this winter.  , Tlie K". of F. ball Tuesday evening was well patronized, the  music good and the floor in excellent shape.. Supper was served in  the Pacific Safe. Receipts  amounted to about 8125.  Alex. Brown is here from Nicola  with the object of'purchasing the  boiler and engine of the Last  ;Cliance mine.. It is said that an  electrical power phut& will- be installed at the List Chance.  J. M. Cambie, of Vancouver,  arrived in the eity thio- week to  'take a poHftriwi' kv tlie JEUnk of  Montreal here. Hie tt>kes the  ���������place of W. BusseMv who has-been  transferred to New Westminster.  Jas. Gorman, manager of the  Tremont, is in the city and is making preparations to cornraeuee development werk. Buildings- are  being erected and other preliminary work being done. Ed. Poe  I will be Hinperiii ten dent of-the mine.  The first mai-quenide of the season was held in the rink Tuesday  evening. Following are the prize  winners:. Best man's costume, \V.  Huffl'; best ladly's,. Mrs. P.Ballett;  ;best gill's, Miss- Rigerdom best  boy's, Fred McDona'd;- most original, U. Huff; best comic-r W. A..  Roseboomi, The jiudges were- Miv..  Simmons-; Miss Pickaml ..muil i.il.  'LnderH������n.  Smith' Curtis, of RbsKfomdi,. w.t.-.  : R.- 6i Sidley was in the city yesterday and! went east as far as  (Dalgary, it is said, while some hold  that he went to'meet Duncan and  the "barrell."* Mr. Sidley is a  ;probable candidate-fonthe-Similka-  meen, and. is shrewd' enough to  know if he doesn't? tap the "barrel" before it reaches .B: C, the  bhances for a campaign fundiu the  Similfcameen- are very slim; . We  ,wish. Mr.- Sidley success*.  Curling.-.  Twb'rinks have yet to> play ihtlie-  president-vice-president      match,  Iwifch the president 12 points to-the  good.  Tuesday two rinks came down  from Thoenix and played'afternoon  iand evening,, winning in the afternoon and^ losing in tlie evening-.  Wednesdiiy evening the first  games . for the Warren cup were  .played, Owing {������> the political  contest Naden was unable to play  .Frith.. The- other games played  werer. '  Russsell!        I"* Gc-rdbn       4-  Mathison 8- Bunting      4-  McCutcheon  liO������ Mndlay      G'������  Four rinks played each; evening  in this contest.  Socialist Convention  The Socialist convention assembled at Greenwood, B. C, Dec.  32i. 1906, at 7 p. m., Comrade Jas.  Hbrris, of Boundary Falls, being  elected chairman for the convention-, si:������ty dtiliegatss being  seated..  The following resolution was  passed unanimously: .  Resol ted, that we most emphatically protest against the importation    of    Hindus   a:ul   all   other  Asiatics.  First,, because thena-w- no-kutk of  ���������lalor in British Ciihunliia or Candida.  Secoiulv Bbsnueo' tile immigration of Asiatics has proven detrimental to white labor,.  'Fhii'dl Itt������eau������--ft wo rogsn-d tlii*  nnportation of. the Hindus as a  move on the part ofi capitalism to  f!!io<l hint- country with cheap labor  that can be used as a whip to coerce the, white workers into accepting a reduction in-wages that will  necessitate a lower standard of living.  "Be it further resolved, that we  nosiest the members in the Provincial and Dominion legislatures  to introduce measures prohibiting  absolutely the importation of amy  noro- more copper than all the minea-of  the globe produced in 1905}'and  two mines, each of which made'as  much of the metal last year as all  the mines of the world made (luring the first five years oil the*nineteenth century, the two mines in  question being the Cilumet &  Hecla, of Michigan^ and the Anaconda, of Montana*   -  Of the fifteoni mines of the globe  that made twenty-five million'or  more pounds- each, of refined copper in 1005; ben' are in the United  States, while there are one each in  |Mexico, Spain, Germany, and Ju-  jpan, and one, the-American Smelt-  .iog and & Refining-Co., generally  known as the smelten trust,, that  draws its copper- ores from num-  ous small- mines in Mexico,Canada,  and the,United States.  In 1905 there were 183 properties credited with a production  of one million or more pounds of  fine copper each.' Of the one  hundred leading producers, one,  the smelter trust, drew ores from  nearly all North America,, while  the others were locatedi as follows-::  Wnited States 4%Mtesico Mi; Chile,  K)r Japan, 6j Canada and Australia,. 51 each;- Spain, Russia and  Cape Colony, 3'each, Germany, 2)  Tasmania, Norway, Italy, Turkey  and Newfoundland, 1 each. Ninety-four of these 100 ..properties  made more-thorn 3<000,000 pounds  of fine copper each in 1905.  A POPEAR MAK  Ei- Gob. Warram of Greenwood  Conservative Nominee  A STRONGr CANB3DATB  The  Fight Willi Be Between Conservative and! Socialist  Candidates;  ; J. A. Miicdonoith,. of Rhssland  s being crowded out of the Liberal  eadership by W. W>.B..MeInne8,  che "boy orator" of other years,  md the man whenever-failed to  accept a cabinet position.  This is the-store where you find  Qjtiality in yourgror-eries. We have  .been careful im selecting; pur stock,,  iand this is the reason we-are doing  the business. The Russell-Law-  Caulfield Co.  Camp McKinney  The lessees of the Cariboo mine  at  Ciiinp  McKinney   are  making  good progress with unwatering the  mine,   and. gettir.g things in shape  .for mining operations.    The water  has   now  been  pumped- out twthe-  200- foot  level,  audi three- pumps-  are  now  steadily  at  work taking  out the balance. Hflivid vitcele). an  experienced mill man,; who .was in  charge of that department of?'the  Cariboo when it was- last in operation,   three   years ago, has arrived at the mine from hi* home  in Colville,  Wash,, and is now going, over the 26-stamp milll of the  Cariboo, and getting it in readiness  .for opeKition.    At presontsix men  are employed at the property, but  by next month several* more- will  be added to the force, as operations-  underground are undertaken and  Asiatics into-the Dominion of Can-lit is possible- to use miuens to adt-  ada, and*  ���������'Bo it further resolved* that copies of these resolutions be forwarded to Sir Wilfired Laurier and  members-of the Provinaial and Dfo-  minion parliaments, and'bo given  to the press for publication."  Comrade Ernest Mills and Edgar  Dynes were then duly nominated  as Socialist candidate to contest the  Greenwood- constituency. Ernest  Mills respectfully declined the  nomination. Comrade Edgar  Dynes was then unanimously  elected.  Comrade Dynes then, amid wild  enthusiasm, took the floor and  thanked; the convention for the  houor bestowed upon him. and in a  lengthly address spoke on, the  issues, of the campaign audi the  work of Socialism predicting a  Socialist victory in Greenwood' riding and the ul&imato triumph of a  Co-operative-Common wealth.  Several other speakers followed  complimenting the convention on  the selection of such an1 able man  as Comrade Dynes.  (Dbvention adjourned giving three  cheers-for Comrade Dynes and the  cauee of Socialism.  vantage..  The old-timers ini0iwnp������McKin-  .ney are elated to hear the Caiiboo  whistle once more and! to see things  moving, and seem to have confidence that the lessees will have a  fair-chance ofi making a suecess out  of it. ���������Eedlev Gazette.  Northern Spy, Baldwin, Kussett,.  Greening and King apples- at the  Russell-Law-Caulfield Co.  Production of Copper  One hundred years ago, according to' the Copper Handbook, the  miines of. the globe produced an average of about ten thousand tons of  long copper yearly���������Ibss than the  present yearly 'output ofi either  nickell on aJ winj u nun���������whilo, in 190(5*  production', was *i flit- ia'e of lilji,-  11001 long, tons p.u wwk, und then*  i- iri.iick talk <>i a <������>pi)������n fa-nune���������  in the city yestorday O.'i bi^mn to! to -which coloi in niweii: fov the-pn������s  the Stmilkiimecn.      'When   iunei  jeni  pmcn o<  me in, l,il,   whieh \������  viewed, by a representative of Tuiij higher  than for twenty-live ye:us  Lbi������jt3,, Mr. Curtis saiil" tli.tt   he'p.ixt.      Aeeorling . u>  the Copper  llan.ib .ok, jut- is~ii"d le,- II >iMi-e  J, Stevens, oi Uoiiglitou, Mieli., iu  1900  there were.fifteen individual  would be a caudidite in the Si in ilk-  arm-en, provided a niiitable local  m.ui  eouhl  i������ot be induiii'd'to ccm-  lest the rhling.'' Thiemeaus that j comnauivs each. of. which produced  Bouble Masonic Installation  'Jhursday evening a double Jla-  souife installation of officers  took  place in Masonic hall in Phoenix,  the officers of Greenwood  Lodge  No- 23> aud King Eil ward Lodge-  No.  3& being inducted to office by  District    Deputy    Grand   Master  George E. Dey.    About 20- Masons  fromi Greenwood were present, and  the lodge room, was crowded'with  members of the craft.    Following  the  ceremonies  all'sat down to a  supper  provided   in   the banquet  room,   of the lodge,  and a most  pleasant  social session was held.  Now ofiTcers of the two- lodges who'  took  office  on   the festival of St.  John the Evangelist, were:  GREENWOOD   OFFICE   PHOENIX  K. G. Warren W. M J; J. Strutzel  E. W.. Bishop I. p., M Dr. Boucher  Jan-W. Grier......Sr. Wanh...T: Rodfcrick  P. W.. McLaine���������Jir. Ward. .G.D. Turner  W.C���������McMynin.....Theas......W. II. Willow  J^S��������� Birnie.; ���������Sec. G. E. Dey  G; EuBtis. Tyler Hugh Reed  Jas.. O-Dale -Chaplain.    J. J.PtiMwy Sr. Deac.,0.  N. Galer  M..P:Cluiistopher..Jr. Deac. .aB.Morkill  W. Bison. Steward. ....R.S.Praser  J. naniliuy Steward....V.Slierbino  Jas.. MkiCreath I. G ; ���������'.   E.Poyle-Stnith.,....Organi8t,,  A.E. Bnuila.v:iite.._D,.of C......W. J. Pierce  .. Try sou,.��������� of VVag.staft.i'a Minco  Me:it..! Sol.-1 i>y tihft ltUMH������>||-ljnw-  Ca'-iiiiebi (o. -     ���������    | ,  The- wan who thinks! a wotniin  can be Inppy with ..a 93 ocnt hat  Imd, better remain a bachrfor.  .Friday evening of last week the  Conservatives of Greenwood riding  met to elect officers and prepare  for the contest. The officers  elected were: Duncan Mcintosh,  president; Jno. R. Jackson, 1st  vice president; W. B. Fleming, 2ud  vice president, and E. G. Warren,,  secretary-treasure/. An executive  committee, comprising; the- officers of bile association, and officers  of- locai' organizations imthe several  polling:divisions was appointed::  After a short adjournment W.  B>. Fleming,, second vice president,  took the choir and called for nom������-  inations for candidate. J. li.  Jfcekson, of Mdway, and Duncan  Mtelutosh and E. G. Warren of  Greenwood, wers1 nominated, Mir.  Warren receiving the majority on  first ballot. On motion of Duncan  Mblntosh and J. R. Jackson, the  nomination was made unanimous.  Rousing speeches were made by  the candidate, T. Ji Hardly, J> RL  Jackson, Howard R Stevenson and-  Jus. Kerr, of Midway, and Dr..  Spankie and Duncan Mcintosh, of  Gi-eenwood.  The Midway delegation claim a  majority west sf Boundary Falls  for the- Cbuservativo candidate.  This will leave the contest be&ween  ;the Conservative and'Soeialist candidates, as Mr.. Warren wilH have  a majority over Mr- Naden in  Boundary Falis, Greenwood; Eholt  and Dead wood. Three years ago  J,. ~R. Brown was elected by Conservative voters antagonistic to Socialism,, who had agreed to support  the candidate having the largest  number of vote* iu the outlying  districts. At that time rural polling places closed, at 5 and city,  booths at 7T:30. This year all  booths-are closed at 7 o'clock.  The contest will be sharp.and  short betweeu the Couservatift-es-  aad Socialists. The Libeaal candidate need net be considered in the  contest.  1JOJ5KA-K. CONVENfliDft-.  Saturday evening the Liberals oS  the district held a convention in  the committee rooms, Greenwood,  at which thirty delegates were  present, representing all parts of  the distoict. Four names were  placed in nomination,. Mayor  Naden, C. Scott Galloway, Dr.  Mathison and Si Ba:my Yuill.  Mayor Naden received the majority and the nomination was made  unanimous. The organization  was completed, after which the  delegates had supper at the Pacific  Cafe-- Alex. Kellettr the representative of Pat Welch, was present at  at the convention. Mr. Kellett  has,, it is saith. for some mouths  been working hard to. secure the  nomination for Mayor Naden, naid  was very much elated over the result..  SOCLA.MHT CA.XDIDA.TK.  Tuesday evening in Miners'  Union hall,, the Socialists held  their nominating con.von.tdonr resulting as was expectodrin. the selection of Edgar W. Dynes. Mr..  Dynea> is a young man who* possesses many of the elements of a  successful politician^ tuid wilL  make a strong run.  jfoirK*  In choosing your candidate consider carefully the past record of  the man.  '   Barring the many little subter*-  fuges that will be used,, the figitfc  between  the three-candidates willi  be  a  clean  one..    Mil three are  Working hard and  will be- in the  .collar until the last vote is polled.  1 The report was circulated Monday by interested parties that E..  G. Warren would withdraw from  the contest. Such tactics may be  expected from the Liberal machine.  Mr. Warren is in the fight to the  finish, and will be the next- mom- [.accounts  ber for Greenwood mdfng..  The Conservatives ha*ve' tHeir  committee roome ni the building  formerly,- oecupiedl by the R. C.  Telephone- company,, neat door to  l&nlkoff B: N. A..;-tlie ILibenal^ih  the old Times office on-- Greenwood  street, in the Kendall Moek,.Mid  the Socialists-will! occupy the reading room: on Gbpper street;,, next  door to P.* W. George & Cbi.  The Liberals, thnougjtmit' the  province are making;- the fight of  their lives,, as- rfc unnecessary to  capture B. C.unorder that the Ottawa machine follbwecs- m������y be  able to esploifrtibe-iiesouiices- of the  richest ofi'all:the- provinces. That  is the reason, that representatives  oS' Pat Welch take- so deep? an interest in the Greenwood ridingi.  Already provincial positions*ane  being promised) to the lukewarm*by  supporters ofi Mr. Naden. The position of government 'agent has  jbeen promised to- no less than three-  ,'and minor offices to a larger number of aspirants. These tactics  wen pursued three years ogo..  .When you get the salt-on the bird'b  'toil the catching process is not a  very difficult one. It requires a  majority iu the legislature, before  promises can be made good. The  old Grit shelligaroe;  Ernest Miller received the unanimous endorsement of theGoweenva-  tives of Grand Forks riding.  It is said that Duncan Ross,  member for Patwelch, will arrive  here Saturday, and put on the  boards that screaming farce,. "Jiow  I became honest iu polities-"'  Ernest Mills came in Mcxaday  aight to attend the Socialist convention, but declined the nomination, as ho had other duties that  J.  A.  Macdbnald,. leadecotthe  .opposition,, in   his letter, to tho  Nelson Newsy  closes a* follows:  ''No alliance  with- those   revolutionists   who- would! destroy our  system of   government and haul;  down our Gag,    but on the- contrary, co-operatiou with that groat  body of hiber which, would refosm  abuses- in. a constitutional: way."  Mr��������� MiaccJbnaldl does not ramemver  that the present premier ofi ������anaia,  after the Rlel rebellion, made rather  revolutionary statements in- public.   Sir Willed Laurie? waa-then  in opposition.     He does not now  speak of "shouiderkig.a riffe."   Ji  is only the people who are out oi  office   who  are- vadicnl ia. their  ideas.    Give an anarchist an important official position and he will  do  his utmost to protect that position against other anarchists who  want to oust him.   The only difference between the three parties  now after votaa in this provineer  is their methods in attaining the  object for which all are fighting���������  office.    J.  A. Macdonatd  is not  less revolutionary than the Socialists in   his-fight for office, neither  would he be- ltess conservative than,  the   Conservatives    were   he  in  power.    The Sesulists wetild also  be as conservative as-the Conservatives we.te they in power.   The  party   iiame>,.  on party poiiey w  si imply a means-- to attain, ao. end.  Therefore, it is always advisable  , for. the voter to-look mora eauvfhilJy  into, tho character of. the eaudiidatc  than, to- the   pasty  name under  whittkhe fights..    Tke Lbwub asks  the- voters to compare the records  oS tbe three men now seeking, election   in   Greenwood riding,, and  there-will bo no. doubt as to the resultant benefit to the comoaunity  as a whsfe.   The-names Coufler������a-  tivo Libenali and SS>claJwt stao<k Siir  nothing.   It is the-cbo������aotepof tW.  individuals who-ffiglit under thotw  names  that mokes   boivest gjw-  eriiments or otherwise..  miCY IS OUTLINED  "Victoniay B* C, Jan. %��������� JrWaade*  MuBrkU) is out with a lengthy address- to< the electoss, ki whiaht he-  tdence in the-financial and'poiftiea3;.  administration of the province. ,  "At  that -time , the provincial]! '  treasuny was   practically'entpty^. .  There w^e-iii^ttfifcierit provision rf>r ���������  immediitto* current demands, an<fe  -  heawy. obligations were due for pub-'  1 lia- works under construction, the-  funds ft>r which  had been used for-  other purposes.     In fact tH������>con~  tinuance of the public service had   /  beeen for pome- time largely de- ��������� -  pendent  upon tilie   indulgence of   '  onr creditors,.andf tlie-aeeommod.i-  tion  afforded  by thy bank in the  way oft overdrafts.    Shortly aftei-  mjr government took office this latter resource was cut sffl1 and we  wire- called upon to balance ourr  We deemed it the wis^  ;est coucsa to conserve the publier  domain,  encourage and establish,  prosperous industries, aud actively^  promote what were in a sense tlie*.  weaker ones, yet for which wepsw- .  sessed excellent facilities and whose  importance as-.a means of attract-   -   .  ing population, to> the province antfe '  contributing: t������������its general prosperity cannot easily be over-estimated.  . "Gbimlueive- proof of the wisdoms  ���������of the government's course is foumt  in the fact that the objects in view  have*  been   accomplished.     Pro-   -  vincial- finances   are   on  a sound  basis-, the revenue is increasing by  leaps and  bounds, and the old reproach of political instability no*  longer applies,"    Asa consequence^  our- credit abroad is good, capital  is-rapidly comiug into the province;,  railway    construction,    involving:  jcredibt������> the- tneaaury, ia being vigorously prosecuted, aud settlers are:  being attracted to our agricultural  and fruit lands in increasing, num-  ;ber*..  "The attainment of these conditions-mark the esnipletoW of the  work off reconstruction wff which-  theyvaee the prod������������t, and thedawn-  of. a period! of expansions and progress made possible by their existence.  "It would be impossible to cor-  ccive of a loose complete, justificar  tiou of the go'jiennnufnt policy' than  is furnished! liy these circumstances, which are the fruits of it.  "���������For whilepossibiy influences for  which the government is not responsible imvy have contributed iu  some dtgrse- t������������ the present desirable- cond&tdene,. it is certain thatr  Buehi would< have been ineffective*  i<n the absence of the measures introduced by the goveruroent au(V  without the economical administration of- public affairs which ite  has adbptedi.  "The present situation re very-  different from thafr which obtained  when- nig; government took office.  The dbmisiating features of the  present are the eaact opposites ofT  those who> were the chief determining: factors in-, the policy a^loptedt  thrae years ago. The stagnation*  and! ebficits of the former time has^  given, glace t������> commercial and in-  dustaial astivity aud adequate and  expanding revenue.  ���������������������������The reluctance manifested by-  capitaJi and settlers to come into*  the pro������kiee hew-been succeeded by-  enormous investments of outside-  capi4ai: in- oar nidustrics, and aut  wiersasitig incotm'ng tide @l .ws&'to-  do. people attracted bf-tite-pvoducts;  of oar fertile asea&and; other opportunities for actpiring wealthy  hi wlijehrtbe province abounds.  "These changes call for a corresponding change in the policy  and iiiMuetliato aima of the government.  "The qjiestioui ie- no longer how-  to find a sufiS-iienfe' revtetme, bufc  .how to-employ our surplus m sucU  ways as wifilcontribivte most to the-  IconsJbrfe, prosperity and advance-  imenAoiour people and at the sau%o������  ;timo- perpetuate and improve titer  tprcsent satisfetetonv ooiklitioii. of  ifcho p������ilHic fun*."  W. Mauspn j/)in������.caErti*������frH8 pro-  viuei������l  secretary;, Tatlow,   chief  ftoitMnissiooer of lands and workas  temporarily.  ������  A., Black, Phoenix, sells the*  betit ia. j/awatoy drataouds, watclicth.  ami tftofbs-.   Reui������tiU)������r ihiut whea.  yaiago-u^. the hill.  _        __ Tliere'iu-uvUuug ������iual to-pert in-  eabaueteiy eutllbMttoBoU^ oi adty wikb whh>h^'-^weholder  holds ������utoi the public teat,, excepting fch������ earnestoesft of auother patriot- tin th������ dbsire to j^vr h/lu I'.-osat  aud gokai grip himself.  the government.    H������ 8ftys<fa yuoi  "Just before the election of 1&83.  I stated that the policy of my govern men t waB based largely  upon  would require his whole attention.! the determination tq*restow cou������-������  Ladifis grow, wtfflrtbuiootcil^������Eu  ���������* "uf 'A  ���������:$.  ���������J  ,'/  ������:  >.;���������  ://<  wmmmmmsvm  wimmimmiBmmimmta ..J.  ^J^a22gSSS52SS5S2ESS3l  53I3SSffiLrsasr!������:  .stock .of :B >ols  ,-ind  shoes  for Men^Voinun and  J  i������  'i  i  ii  We are showing all  the  ��������� Cliili|u-n .is .vi-i-y   co'isplct"  'late.-iS -Slavics .and las-ts made by the, best A 1ncricfi.11 ai.d  (Canadian .iiiiMiiil'.-ietiirer������. -Come in ai.d look over our  -fMock, we .'iii- jiioud to show it.  OJMOTiTQ::  '^ot k��������� C&eap, but how Good!  .���������wo**  d  *  A  gentf-ally speaking, tho constant  political disruption was causing  unfavorable comment in all parts  of the world.  '"AVhat are the conditions today,  and to whom is due the, credit of  existing prosperity? No sane per  son would .answer the Liberal opposition in Bi.itish Columbia, nor  can it-be attributed Jo Liberal gifts  in four a������:ts.|  bcriug about 1.  WOMEN'S G00DS.     MEN'S G00DS  Ss������ES!iQS;^aS2SiSZ3ES3S������Sars^^  LEDGE  jls published every Thursday at Greenwood, 15 C , ami Uie price is ;*: a year,  jposlage free to all parts of Canada, United  .-.States, .Mexico and Great ISiitaiu. To  (Other countries it is sent postpaid fur  ;.V">.50 a year. Addrers all leitcis to The  J-S.edjjc, Greenwood, I!. C.  ,R. T. LOVVERY,  rEDITOR   AND   FINANCIER.  to   be  1 ouiid.-  Tuk  nimble ad  catches the slow  .customer.  Watch 01 ecu wood's smoke dtir-  ���������ing.this vear.  Tins will   be a banner year for  {the Boundurv.  I'roui tho .Ottawa administration,  which has had the courage to tell  the people, we must insist upon  raising the necessary revenue to  carry on the great public works of  this new country.  ���������'Asa result, confidence has been  restored in all branches of business.   ^ow   capital   is  pouring'in, which  "]  "      i "leans  i.icreas"d  revenue, and to  this  number had   hoc, practically | day the eyes of the world are upon  doubled dm,.:g the past two'years, ' U3 hl altogether different light.    It  m.   the fruiL growing industry of  is   riiallmi   u-|iat   |)m.,r,Srijvc aml  the    "Garden   of the   Gulf" is said . I:onol,tblo government, ha. done to  advancing   by   leaps   and   wammt   ���������1C  ilu,,s,llK,n|i 0fc,ipilJll  Ihit^h Columbia is also: ,-,,   developing   0UI.   mi|h���������ilwl nails hint industry with   tlmil   ,-e.sonrco.s,   and   I feci safe in  r-.cd���������al,!e rapidity.    The first car-;.,!yill,    (hat   1Ill(U.r   Uic M(;B|.i(,c  ������������:������d ol fn���������t was shipped out of tho1 rogiinc  the  same  feeling ofconfi-  I acihe  province only twelve yeais- lU-mc will he maintained.   In fact,  ������i;o, while   last year tbothipmcnlsij    aln   absolutely   certain    that a  aggregated   fully   5,000   tons,    Jn .'change ������>f government  would mean  l!M)l   Uu-y  had only 007,000 apple . a   political  crisis,   an upscitling of  tii-08, but ...   ions this number has!klHill,Hri  conditions,' and  worst of  ii ���������d     to    two    and   a   half,,]!,   llie   undoing of  tho efforts of  millions.    During tho present year t!le illBt five vu;irHi  lit is estimated that at least 1,000,-j  000 yotui, apple trees were planted ;me  UwYa\nan must putprinciple i Do play football'  lnte:,yea.-si.-omnow, irt!,epres-i.,iK)V0 am, ^-^ ^    The|.e.| _. '  eutniluor increase ebaU.uies, .Brit-: rore,   j   feci it my dutv to support |  ish   Columbia  will probably be the;tho MeBride government,  ;greatest apple growing province in  The audience, mini'  irty, sat in a grim  silence through three acts, but at  the end of Ithe third act the Illinois  i-oso in .a body, gathered up,their  belongings and started to depart.  The comedian in dismay, rushed  before tho curtain. Gentlemen,.he  exclaimed, ; there , is another act  yet 1 Yes, said one of the miners  emphatically, after an embarrassed  pause, that's why we're going.  It Pays to do it.  The following is one of the, many  ^vi!iiiiiiiiiiiiiiiii::iiiiiiiiiriiiiiiiiiiiiiiniiiiiiiiiiiiiii!iiiiiiiiiiiiii!'iiiiiiii^  ���������icknowledgments received during  the month of December, 1000 ��������� It  is better to have a policy always  and not need it than to need it  once and not bo insured.  Greenwood, Dec. 31,1900.'  F. M. Elkins, Fsq.  Greenwood,  B. C.  Dear  Sir���������I   wish  to thank you  f'������r  the cheque for $92. SO icceived  t'nun you today in  payment of my  claim   for   three    weeks  disability  caused    by  recent    illness.   Your  prompt  settlement is much appreciated.  Yours truly  J as ,-\ Bikxik.  I BANK OF BRITIi  |   Dealer in ���������'       , ,  jg  | Wirdows, Doers, .; |  | Turned Work and f  j Unside Finish. ������  | SHINGLES, r������RICK, JfiTC, |  | MANITOBA |  | Wood, Fibre Plaster i  PHONE   65 I  A    good   father   recently   wrote  to   a   university   ''what  are your  tie run   for  year,   and   does   it cost  anything extra, if my son wants to  ''For  these- reasons  it seems to J learn to read and   write, as well as  f . .      PAID UP.CAPITAL, 34,886,6'67'.   '  '*". RESERVE FUND   "82,141,333  r Tiaiisaots-a general banking business.    Interest  ���������  alluwcd on Savings Acconmts, from ���������  one  dollar upwards at   , ^  current rates    , t  COPPER ST.    ;   -' GREENWOOD, B. C.    j\  "<J  ���������     .  . i     "Machine"'   Grits   here   are at  the  Do.minon.     In Ontario there | tlieil. wi s- om, l0 klKm, w,);lfc t() (]()  al.   were    in    1901   about 11,087.000 _ to  ,ope wilh tiiC si(miti() jfc .,  , trees.     Jt is reported that in 1004'rdt   U,at  the   seeds  of dissension  datooftheelectionsisove, ������������������^1^;^^^  Maxy  a good  resolution  is  jready iu the discard.  When y;u want a monument o1'  headstone, write to the Ivootenay  .i.arble Works, jSTeJson, B. 0.     -*  Buy your bread and cakes at the  Greenwood Bakery, Copper St.'  Q'.;m;   a   number   of  people in ;>Tar-       Q^bec    has  over   three-1 those words as his rail viU cry  million    trees,    and   Nova  Scotia \     '��������� Why ,  destroy    confidence?-'  over two million.    New Brunswick , Thixt ho wi!| 1)C niUlI.nw] ,)V .,_,  has  over 700,030,   bat  still   buys ; nii,jl)rifv   is the opinion of all who  ���������Hus^ia  did not  have a. turkey for  ,dinner.  The  trail   blazers of Nelson ex  ipe t .to  form a pioneer society be  Of  the present cen-  i/o.-e the close  ,t try  A   stoky iu   the Victoria Week  more fruit than ,it sells,    Takin  ,   ,   ,  , 'S'givo    tlie  people  of   British   Col-  thc  whole field ,uto consideration, ! lllllbi;l creclit for common scn      fo].  the  outlook  is certainly encourag-1 po^ing   an-ability   to see that  ltlff', ; the preieut stable conditions which  Mva   ..   t   T   ,  c    f r  ,     ���������Uliat   ,ls   lll,ls indl,Et,,3' worth?  pi.evail  in   the province arc not to  .says that Jack Seaton, one of tho, experts place the capital value be- be saeriiiced at the bidding of a  -locators o the Payne was lolled in twee., seventy-threo and seventy- \ gang ,lf wiK1.ovefl (,n,i!e ^^ M  a d nice ball in Idaho. As far as J five million dollars with an average ] hy Joe ^ar[in] VAUy u<iIanh am]  .we know he died in kaslo from an 'yield of from ten to thirteen million ! Oliver.���������Nelson Canadian     '  excess of booze: ine and bis remains i dollars.     The  value of an acre of j  '   '        '  >were taken to his old home in Ten-, orchard is variously estimated.   In j Honest Injun  ,ncssee for burial, itomance writ-, Nova Scotia and British Columbia j - jra..v cul.io,IS inS-nees -ri ihc  ���������s:-s of the Slocan should get posted ; fruit growers claim that their orch-! manw'r hl w]l^h tl,ehone<lv of the  voa its early history. Seaton and ��������� aids are paying 15 per cent, per | r!1(]i.l!!S m:ll)ifl!stH itdclf ,,!��������� cittitl  Eh Carpenter got 02,000 for the;annum on a valuation or ������1,000: i��������� (|1G north country of the Cm-  Payne when it was but a prospect, i per  acre.     Ah- oichard's value tof Northwest. "  itho ���������"'PPlc-growcr depends very | One or 'the tales is of a native,  ' largely upon hi 3 success in harvest- j wlu)j dcsiritiR food and tobacco and  i ing aud marketing- the annual crop, j blankets, broke into the store of a  | A couple of years aSo it was ot- |,-emote trading post which bad  hcially  reported thai we produced ' been   locked  and  abandoned for a  HARDY & CO  Midway  TALLOWGRAPHIC NUSE  Bv Our I.kashu JsrrcR.  Thoemx, Jan. 3.��������� Ed Shea may  . jb :y an automobile this summer.  nearly 17,500,000 barrels or apples, j few  weeks while the white man in  ������������������ml that we exported of these only! charge   transacted   business  elsc-  about 1,500,000 batrels.    For sev-  Sandox, Jan. 3.���������Everybody'eral years the average value of our  ���������his sworn off and thirst is cpi- exports to Great Britain and the  A :nic- United States has not exceeded two  where.     The Indian  supplied his  Dealer in Dry Goods, Groceries, Boots and Shoes,  etc., etc.  Waterproof Faints.  Coal T*r,  Pitch,  Creosote. Oils'for  Preserving Timber,  Roofing,  Pitch  And Paints.;)  Nelson Coke aud Gas Co. Ltd.  """gg.^^-"���������-  ���������.  FRANK   FLETCHER  I'ROYINCiAI, LAND SURVIVOR  KELSON. B. C,'  One of-tho best-  poiti tctl workin'o-men's  Hotels in tho City.  The Finest of bars, stocked  with- (he best  Wines,  Liquors and   ���������  Cigars,  Lighted throiig-hout with  electricity. Hot and cold  baths.  BANK.OF   MONTREAL  ESTABLISHiD   1017,  PAID   UP   CAPITAL, $14,400,000. REST.  $10,000,000  .    UNDIVIDED PROFITS, $001,355 41  amoral IMmU:,* Hu,inc,, Tr.iiw.u-161.    Drafts lrts..u<] on .ill points; n.,,1 Oolloo-  lion.-, iiimiIv nf lo������-o.t rut s.  SAVING; BAN     DEPARTMENT   )    W. F. PROCTOR     "  ���������^���������.47|:^^!:!;0,','EDATCURnENTRflTrs   /onager grmnwooo branch   Hj  Fresh VcgotaWos, Fresh JC.o-o-s  arid  Finest Creamery   .Butter  ��������� always  in  stock.    Beef, Pork,  tUiitton, Poultry   Best Quality.  RATES: -  Board and room ������1 per day  Strictly first=c!ass Service  r- "���������'"���������-' '������������������'" rvirif.-rnnx-fcVHfc-TMi   ii.m r ���������  DR. MILLOY  DENTIST  G7 HASTINGS EAST  VANCOUVER  STAEKEY & 00.  tKblBt LlVt  -   Good Rin-s and Export Drivers.   Saddle  I-Jfjrses always ready.    May, Grain and  Food tor sale.  First-class Wood for Sale  KKLSOX, B. C.  WHOLIvSAIJ-:  DliALERS  TN  Produce, and   Provisions  ' ^Wn brook  T  li  otel  needs, but according to The World  Today, he left pelts inpayment for  | what he took, and months later lie  Al-came  Lack  to ascertain if he had  *���������������  Nelsox, Jan  3.-A million dol-i"'111'1 a 1,alr-">iIlio������s a:>������������a"y. ,       hotel  will   be  built here next '.\houZ]t wo ai'e great-a^pylu eaters, it, ]0ft enough.  ..su.nmec.          jia I10t 1'^bable that we consume in j     Que Indian found a post closed  "   C,n.u.T,    JaTT-The   people ^Z ^T^ 7^��������� * ������'^' i f6" he ^ t0 ifc t0 ^0SC of Ilis  ....  !,.���������-.   ���������:, ., ,.,/���������.. i    .C0������ Lar,tIs-     U !llL ui-comos of tins {skins.    Being- unwilling to wait he  1 Fine Tailoring I  CRANiBROOK, B, C,  ���������here  had  silver plum pudding foi  ^Christmas.  Iv.vslo, Jan. 3.���������Al Palmer has  .decided not to run for the legislature this year.  .Beiilix, Jan. 3.���������The Kaisei  $xa recovered from his Christmas  ������0 ge of 1 infburger.  New . Denver, Jan. 3.���������Jim  -3.V .rd had three turkey dinners  /la.-ing the pistweek.  New Yoiuc, Jan. .'],���������The town  is ���������oing \\iki over the (oppcr propter .ies in the Boundary.  Canada's Fruit Industry  Ifc   is   only   during recent years  ?that the   Canadian pcopl.i have ap-  prjeiated   the  possibilities  of this  xiountry for the production of fruit.  Some time was required in which  io ascertain  that our farmers and  ^ruit growers could   raiso  firmer.  more'palatable, better-keeping and  better-frhippiiig apples than any of  p eir   competitots   in    the 'Until.  ^nrkets.     Only a  few years ago  many'   farmers   -were    cLstroyiii^  .their orchards as an unprolital.li  enormous crop? O.viug to the | forcibly entered and left his pack,  scarcity of labor to pick, cull and ; |,���������t, nothing with it to indicate h:s  pack the apples, and to the lack of identify. Then . he retired, fast-  local cold stoiagc plants in which \ mn] the door as best he co-.lll and  to place the fruit until such times j lif)t ������������������til a year i;ltc, dkl ,,'e rc.  as  ifc may  be marketed to advanfc-! return.  age, millions of barrels arc wholly I When he walked into the post-  wasted or are fed to live stock. At | and told his story, the price of the  this moment there are several ! skins was handed over to him wifch-  inillion dollar,' worth of fruit rot-1 out question. The accounts ofthe  ting in the orchards of Canada be- j white man had been carefully kept  eausc no means are available for | imd he'was certain that no claim  handling  the  crop.    To provide n j but a just one would be made.  An unusual degree of confidence  ���������    ���������    # 8  M  Greencuood, B. cM'8  H  ft  H  M  M  A Select SLock of Worsteds  Cheviots and Tweeds.  The oldest hold in the  City, and ' stilll under the  same mtmagement. Rooms  comfortable, meals equal to  any in the city, and the bar  supplies only the best. Corner of Greenwood and Government streets.  TASL0R  ^ Coi'i'KR Stkket, Giieuxwooo ^  Is convenient to all depots-, telegraph oflicos and i  banks in the city. Special attention paid to tourists, J  commercial and otherwise. The cuisine is excellent, ������  and all guests receive courteous attention. Touch p  the wire, when you want rooms reserved $  | HQGGARTH- & R0LLJNS, Proprietors,        \  ZSSJCBEErS-H'KECZaZEErKS^?  J. HIGH  CRANI3RO0K, B. C.  J, W. kelson  The.  icmedy for this condition of thinjjs  is a pressing necessity  is reposed iii the half breeds, who  ��������� ,.   ~"~ Jnre liiuiteiiants of the white trad-  blampedmg: jurfI������     I��������� Kdmonton I saw a trader  'Jl.eshrcwdesl politicians at Yic-jgive    one   of   his half breed   em-  toria  without   regard to party InV ! (,loyees   8l,2o0   to   be   taken to a  are predicting    that the Jlclnnisj distant  post and there distributed  boom   will   prove  a  boomerang of! as   wages   to   others.      Tho   two  the most destructive   sort to the,shook   hands   and   parlc-d,i not to  aspirations of the Liberal party in   meet   for a year,  and  the   white  't:.is    provitrc    at    the    present man said he was sure not a cent of  juncture.    Already the rift within  the money  would fail to reach its  the lute has appeared  J-!. T. Elliott, a promiiient barrister, one of the very pillars of  Liberalism in  Victoria, states in a  Has the largest stock of Pipes, Tobaccoss  H  Cigars ,-ind Smokers' Sundries in the in-! i  lerior  of  P..   C.     Sliiil   orders  receive \  prompt attention.)  rightful destination.  In the town of Edmonton itself  honesty seems to vie with hospitality for the credit of being the most  published interview:    "As far as I j prominent,   trait   of   the citizens  cumbering of the ground.. Today  .the spirit of hopefuhiesa'and enterprise pervades the whole industry,  .iind  fruit-growing areas are being  extended iu  all of the provinces of  jCanacla.  There are at pi-osent S0,fi00 acrop I rnenl on the matter of better terms  5n  the . country devoted to f;tiii   which will be financially profitabh  am able to judge, the main object  is to obtain conti-ol of the province  in order that tho same may be  manipulated by the Ottawa ma-  machine. They desire to get a  Hiibscrvienfc government for 1J. itish  ������Gfl  Good accommodation and  reasonable rates. One ofthe  best supplied bars-in the city.  Dining room and lunch  counter in connection.  FURNISHED RG0Jf> |  By day or week ; 82 a week ! |  and up, at the Commercial  hotel, Copper street, Green-'jy  wood.    Bath [in connection.  P. POUPARD  Sater & Johns, Proprietors  COl'I'EIt ST,, G KEEN WOOD.  Scores of thousands of dollars'  worth of furs are stored there in  warehouses, w!mc1i are seldom or  never locked or guarded.  Ohly the most valuable pelts are  out under lock and key, and then  YENDOIV  Columbia and   make an arrange-! the purpose is more to prutect Miem  pthar than apples���������that is, to  crapep, peachoF,"'pcar������, | lums,  JcherricH, small fruits, etc., all of  .iv'hieh are very | roducUvo an<l exceedingly pro/Haul������ to the growers.  But ;ifc'.;is iii tho gro.viiig of itpplea  that; the greatest alrhlcfi a^e.bcing  made. In V,)Ql J'r.'nce Edward  Jjland had only ICO/Ji'W tree:-, but  from accidental damage than from  possible theft.  Why They Were Going-  comedian   was   touring  in  to tho eastern provinces and accordingly disastrous to our people  and Biitish Columbia."  In'i9.00BrUwh*qoliunbw,waHon|Anicj'lcii, and, and arriviny^at a  the verge of bankruptcy. Cnpital i mining Beltlemenfc in the far west,  to promote tho interests of the vvas most hospitably received. As  people and.to develop the country [a return for this friendly treatment  was not available. Our bonds j he arranged to give a special per-  m'oto  a dni;; on the market, and, I formaiicc] of his principal comedy  ANACONDA  Is just a few' minutes' walk from  the center of G'-eenwood, ami a  convenient place' to drop in at the  end of a walk. fJonvenienfc to the  Hiiielter and p  with  ���������ovides  tho public  I EDS  OAR  The Windsor Hotel  of Grand Forks,'U,' C, caters to  miners, liicehaiiicsaiidsinelternieii  A. B. Sloan, Manager.  E. W. WIDDOWSON  PROVINCIAL ASSAYER awl ���������  .:'������������������  JMETALEURCICAL CflliMIST.  Gold Silver Copper or Lead,-cacti. ,j'i oo  Gold-Silver, ,,.$! 50 Silver.Lcad.'.Ji.jo  Zinc. ,$.!,oo Gold Silver v.-ilh copper or  lead.. ������ 2.50.  Prompt attention given to all samples  25 per cent, discount upon five .samples  BUAKliKiST., NUL50.N.  P, 0. Drawer, 110S,       .,      Plume, A67  D AND  1*3  AVERAGES  Transfer of Liquor Lic8nso.  N'OTICK U l.uroliyKtvon tint nr. tliu nnxtHit-  hIUImk of tho Ui-oji.������i.' CniinnlnHfom'M for [In,  Oily of Orooinvuwl,I Intuinl to iipl'ly f"i-11 Ij-.iih.  for tuOHaiii'.luliiinuii mid Swim ,/, O.u'lrt'jii of tin.  HcoMi! Iiulil liy inn for Ilii! Victoria rfotfl. nltu-  iltuitrm I/jt l!l, liloitk VJ, Mnp !!l,CII,ViifOri'i!i|.  wi'oil. O, SL'UTT CIA IJjOWA Y,  fla'i'iuvijoil, II. i;, U������r. ',, ui'nl.  Is situated on a slight eminence, just a block from the busy  scenes on Baker street, and is within 'easy touch of everything in the city.   From its balconies can bo seen nearly  all the grand scenery that surrounds tho beautiful  city of .Nelson. ���������    Few hotels in the great west  equal  tho Strathcoua, and touristsjlVom  every laud will find within its portald  all the essentials that create pleasant memories within tho  mind of those who]  [travel.  B. TONKINS, Haiiager  ������ NKLSON-,  I3RITiSII>C0LUMBIA.  %  'r*  mspstm  mtmm fx'  1: > <^**%1&ts&l  lit  'i-^'v  r*i<  '-G  li'cpmvpndj  'AM1-.  ^|^fA3S-<gpUVBE,'B. 0,  !Si)lfice, 8010 W?estrain8ter Road  LIMITBD.  ^.V- ���������  fr1  'V  )V,  " ���������:-- dominion copper qo. ' ���������.  ���������The .Boston News Bureau states  ":Tthat at "a meeting "'of the Dominion  a'  >    /.Copper^Co.^'held-^Weilhee'day in  JNevf^ York',, it -.was 'decided -toAh-  -,   crease the capacity by adding three  '-    neV: furnaces^capable- of treating  -.." .3000 tons daily ---'[> -l v ���������  '-  Improvements at the plant which  " t-',    .have., been  under, way. for- some  .   ' ,t*me were expected to have been  - M ~ _ completed b}' this time;" but on ac  count of congestion 'on the railroads  :,-'-    pausing delaj'to.shipments of,raa-  -~- '���������    chinery, the foil operation,whereby  - '    ,  1400 tons -of  ore',will be treated  * " *   d ������Hy, -willnot be 'accomplished till  ' next February at.the earliest.   - " z  ~ \ i -   It is expected that the three new  -/  _    tfui'aaceal"'making -a  total of, six  ~'- .with a repaeity.of t������bout~3400JLon8  " -    ;daily will cost in the neighborhood  (9f $1/50,000 Which will bo paid out  of earnings.    , Superintendent M.  " ^f. Johnson says:"   "I am in hopes  "        "jthat these three furnaces,in contemplation will be ready for opefa-  ,    ^tjion by the en 1- of this yeir. "We  have been treating about  20,000  ���������,^.      .tons of ore monthly.*" :In October  our''costs;were between 9 and 10  <  cents a pound "but ultimately we  .hope to- reduce these to near the  ' - " \8 cent-level. On Dec-1 the use of  ��������� - ^electrical ipowor was commenced  .throughout the smelter/arid within  sixty days electricity slibuld have  jb������.'ii 'installed ^through^th'e'mine.  A. saving 'of ab'oW$ 100,000'a  year should "result in tlie change  'from steam to electric power."  In his last -letter to the Boston  .Commercial Q. L. 'AViitsonsayf:  /'Dominion Copper stock has been  in better demand recently.1 It is  said tha.t there has been buying on  .this decline by interests associated  with the British Columbia Copper  ^company and that plans are being  Jaid for a consolidation of the two  ^companies.  T^. pnde^r the management of Samuel Newhouse~ajq.d.M. M. Johnson  jthe work of developing arid equipping the. Dominion Copper company's property has been pushed  ahead rapidly and energetically.  Its new fnrnace which will be the  largest 'iu the Canadian -west, is  nearly completed and should be in  commission, inside .of two months.  After it is blown'in the company  .will produce at the rate of 8,000,-  ,000' to" 9,000,000 pounds of copper  .annually at .a cost of 9 cents per  pound. Further expansion is contemplated and the prospect; is good  that the Dominion Copper company  (will make another Granby.  Attention is called to the fact  that there are only i/00,000 shares  of Dominion Copper stock compared with jl^uOjOOO shares of  jGranby. This fact warrants the  belief 'that Dominion Copper stock  will prove fully as good a speculation-as the .Granby was when it  sold around ' $4 and' 85 per share,  two or three years ago. The Dominion company is in splendid  shape financially, having approxi-  . mately $750,000 of cish ou baud.  It is anticipated that the company  will, begin the payment of dividends at the rate of 2.5 cents per  share quarterly by Jtluo end of next  year.   ' .   If our )io(telke('per9 should ever  pipping- we v������^uld ijj| hajro to take  jto the woods, said a far eastern  traveler. In % Japanese hotel you  give ^tjie proprietor thorb/ggoflt tip  fit-alf' when leavingjaud gritdo the  juthcr tips accordingly;  When yjour bill ia handed to yo  |t :i?;custonmry',to wrap^p,i������6  separate p|eco of paper oa'am^upt  the' /worthy junkeeper, together  withCtheriaiegiilar amount reqiiired  of you' by his account, which you  enclose in the -folded bill. * Then"  -*-*���������) ������ ' \.'< ' ���������' - " -' .-.  you .wrap . up   smaller  sums'in  smaller. pieces of paper "and parcel  these Chrismas packages out among  the servants who have waited upon  you._   - > ( -     '->N :   ^ .,-  ., -This tip to the bonifacois called  cli"odai,'or tea mouey, and the Japanese' explain its -usage after this  '  - ���������. -.-'    ������ - -\-  mannerrof reasoning.v '    '  < -All, hotel charges- in 'Japan are  forced by. law "to be very "low, bo  that 'even the very poor man who  finds-himself-, on the road at night  can get food and shelter for a' nominal sum. The rich man has to  pay no mora than the beggar.'  'Since the" hotel man could not  make a , living , if this order of  things were allowed to exist,,without some saving grace, some recompense must -be made to the hotel-  keeper for his enforced # generosity.  Therefore, if a guest can well af  ford to give the host-something  more -than/ he asks ���������" he not only  provides for ,those less fortunate  than himself, but he fends himself  against the evil day .when he may  have to ask' a'beggar's board and  bed. It is'not charity to the innkeeper, . but merely " provision'  against possible hard.times. ,- ,  ��������� But if a man whom the worthy  host "believes to be welPable fo af-*  ford a generous chodai leavesthe  hotel, without paying the same,  woe betide' him should he ever return to that hostelry again. He  will-get last chance at the communal bathtub, v will get the mott  draughty room in the Bouse and in  a hundred ways be made to feel  that he is the most miserable of  men.   ' .   The Doctor's Fortune  *A wealthy New York banker,'  says tho Philadelphia Kecord,  while visiting his parents in a  small town, was stricken with  fever. For three months he was  confined to the old homestead,  dutifully attended by a fond  mother and a" very zealous doctor.  -���������The - banker recovered slowly.  One morning be decided that fresh  air would do more for him than  meJical environment and in a short  time he was enabled to dismiss his  physician.  When the doctor's bill arrived  the banker studied it very closely.  A few moments later the mother  saw her son go to the woodshed,  procure' an axe aud begin hewing  at the, bitching post, which stood  in front'of the house for fifty years.  Frank ! she exclaimed, hysterlc-  ally, believingi lier.-son in janother,  delirium,, what .are'' you doing ?//*",  -"'- You'll have,no further use for it,  ch tickled f. the,' prespiring'_ banker.  Hereafter' the doctor will come in  an automobile.    xvV -- - ^ -> '.- ?-':'  ���������    .   -   -    . V-/- -'  -The world seldom speaks a good  wordfor,a man'who is dead broke.  v .''There is one thing that nobody  can stop =; at times, and that is a  streetcar. <.*''," - ^i' ~ , -<*  '._. Nearly all * the people who have  been .disappointed - in .love ) are"  married.,-   -'_���������-',   r"'>^''  - Merit used to succeed in former  days but now itsyoutb and cheek.  .r- They who formulate the fashions  have decreed an increase of three  or 'four inches' in the girth of the  female waist.���������Out of mercy for  short-armed dudes < this' waiatful  edict should be stayed.  After all, the effects made by the  girls to appear fascinating usually  go for naught. If "a.-man" really  loves a girl he is perfectly oblivious  to - whether ' she wears .her hair  pompadour or a la madonna, and  if he does not love her all the curl-  ing irons in the world "will not  change his mind.  'Men are-always wanting something hard to get and after they  get it are not "satisfied having it.  A*.cow', has, more sense-; when she  eats her. fill, she lies-down and  chews -gum, and is satisfied ���������Nfc  ture .should have been-equally  as kind with men and made them  content on a full stomach of food  good for them.    ��������� -. --     -,  'You must not marry a girl who  dislikes to work in the kitchen and  help her mother.���������If you do you'll  wish you were in the moon alone  before a year rolls 'round���������but  you will wish it in vain.  If- wealth could buy health only  the poor would die.  A green Congressman is as  dangerous as a green apple.  The lazy man does the hardest  work looking for an easy job.  Nothing is easier to bear than  the troubles of yonr neighbors.  The man who thinks he rules his  wife 'should indeed be happy.  Some men are stage struck and  others are only soubrette struck.  ' ./'v.,   Seeds, Fruit and'Ornamental  r"i *.i���������Trees.i^kGreenhbuse-'/and  %.y, /; Hardy:',Plants. -' Bee < Sup-  * r-1 j\ i"1 L/' "*^f>        "* lit-  '-' \'-plieB^-'  fertilizers^ Imple-  . j^;, meats.   Catalogue Free.,  '/v'V.J'iV.' i  .'I-/  INDOLE /HOTEL  '-"Als just a few minutes' walk from  the center,oE Greenwood, and a  convenient place to drop in at the  end of a walk.;  Convenient to the  smelter  and provides the public  . ".���������>���������'. <      * *.       , >  EDS'   :  OARD AND  EVERAGES  mi THOMSON  ���������^  P.-A. Bknson  OI.A.  LOFSTAD  One of the best- ap-  ., pointed workingraen's  ^Hotels in the City.  The Finest of bars, stocked  with the best Wines,  '    Liquors arid .  Cigars,  Lighted throughout, with  electricity. Hot and cold  baths. ' "  rU   >'���������     -ABATES:  Board and -room $1 per day  Strictly $rst-class Service  ���������__ Paints.  t.. > *.. . t, -  , "    ; Coal^.Tar, Pitch, "  , Creosote, Oils for "  -'    ' "Preserving Timber,  Roofing," Pitch  .-��������� -And:Paints.f  Nelson Coke and Gas Co. Ltd.  FRANK   FLETCHER  PROVINCIAL LAND SURVEYOR  NELSON. B. C.  ������������������*  Mountaineer and Kqote-  nay Standard Cigars.  Made by  % & CrKliri $ 0&, m\m  n  i������o������e������e������������������M������������iMM������esi������o������o9������80o;  309COM89(M������MMMMM  P. BURNS & GQ.  Dealers in  ptresh and Salt JWteats, pish and Poultpy  HARDY & CO  Midway  Dealer in" Dry Goods, Groceries, Boots and Shoes,  ' s~  >\ HiTngftrliLit -���������  "V;.,.'M Flour  Ts not a new flour on the  market.   It has been in use  for years!   Ask.for a sack in  your next order  Guaranteed by the  Alexandpr  Miliing Co'y  BRANDON', MAN.  R.    ROBINSON  Is the only shoemaker in  America who obtained a  medal at the Paris Exposi-'-  _ tion in 1878 for making the  Best shoes. Boots made to  order;    Repairing    neatly  .executed.   -  COPPER STREET, GREENWOOD  The Reception Hotel.  In Camborne gives all its patrons  the purest food, drink and cigars.  James Lindsley* Prop.  The Hotel Slocan  Three Forks, B. C, is the leading  hotel of tlie city. Mountain trout  and game dinners a ^-specialty.  Rooms reserved by telegraph.  Hugh Kivek, Prop.  Pioneer  fiotel.v.  ~Gi?eenutood, B. C������  The oldest hotel in the  City, and -stilll under' the  same( -management. Rooms  comfortable, meals "equal to  any in the city, and the bar  supplies only the best. Cor-  ner of Greenwood and Government streets.  J. W. fielson  The.  Good accommodation and  reasonable rates. One of the  best supplied bars in the city.  Dining room and lunch  counter in connection.  Shops in nearly all the towns of Boundary and  the Kootcnny,  Winter Excursion  EAST, $83,55  GRliKNWOOD TO  MONTREAL, TORONTO  and all points thereof in  ONTARIO and QUEBEC.  .Quebec, St. John, Halifax  Maritime   Provinces;, Rates  on  Application.  Tickets on sale daily November  24th to December 81st  BOUND' 'TRIP, FIRST CLASS  -  Throo Months Limit.  OLD COUNTRY RATES  $94,55 Return  HALIEAXorST JOHN  Return Ocean Fare  Sater & Johns, Proprietors  COPPER ST, GREENWOOD.  -*&-  JU.  ���������-       .     ^au.  Kootenay Engineering WorHs  A##?*.   -NELSON, B. p.  Fonnacrfl, VacblnistH-and lion Workers.   Makers of tI?o Orfxyrloni  "SV"'"    Aerial Train.   Castings, JBuiiaers' Matorlala, Mill  ' ���������* and Mining MachineryJ  *B, C. TRAVIS, AIANAQEJ*.  P. O. BOX ,490.  W) 1  Saloon  <95.00.  I Second  970.00.  Stcorage  had up ncccrdlng to steamer     , 1  ���������.���������1__^_ , ������  For detailed information, sail  Ing-fl ocenn.������|ieanicr^, first class or  tourint si&pfir reservationa apply  local agonte.W write  B. R REWPATH, Greenwood.  (JK. J, COtlJ]  J. 0.  A. O. V. A.  ���������"   Vancouver  ���������DAliTBB, a, t������. A.,    <  A     '���������   ��������� |Nol������on,  About  Float  Float is not a periodical.  It ie a book containing 86  illustrations, all told, and  is filled with sketches and  stories of western life. It  tells how a gambler cash-  in after the fl.ish da}8 of  Sandon ; how it ruined 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; bow the  saloon man outprayed tho  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 mint*.  In it aro printed three  western poems, and dozens of article too numerous to mention. Send  for one before it is too  late. The prico is fcwenty-  ,'iflve cents, postpaid to any  - part of the world. Address all letters to  R. t.- Lowery  NELSON, B. a.  Made from,{Selected Y-arns/'tfast}colors'-^jA.  ��������� correct weight, for, Ladies,  Misses pf-?\ " - -  Children,  in   Wool' or  Cash mere.������(  .REMNANTS AT HALpP.RK'Ey  AT TkE BIG STORE  The Huoter-'Keiicirick Co.  LIMITED. 'l  <���������*������  THE CANADIAN BANK  OF COMMERCE  r  PAID UP CAPITAL, 010,000,000.    '     RBSKHVE rUNU, SJS.OOO.OOOi  B. E. WALKER, Gen. Manager.    ALEX/LAIRD, Asst. Gen. Man.'  Branches Throughout Canada, and"in the United States  and England. ;  A General Banking Business Transacted.    Accounts may be opened by  mail with all branches of this Bank.  Savings Bank Department.  Deposite of $1 and upwards received, and interest allowed at current  rates. The depositor is subject to no' delay whatever in the withdrawal of the whole or any portion of the deposit.  W. ALLISON, Manager Greenwood Branch.  BEALEV INVESTMENT AND TRUST GO. LTD  Geo. R. Naden, Manager.  Farm lands, timber limits, mineral claims, mining stocks  and shares. City real estace bought, sold and exchanged.  Call and see our list.  OREBNWOOD,   S.,0.  The richest, newest and best line  of furniture that ever hit the city.  THE GHEAPEST FOR THE MONEY.  A. L WHITE & QO.  PHONE   16  *  SUBSCRIBE NOW.  " Could the consumptives' of any  given community be seen at one time,  or pass in panorama before the people,  public consciousness of the magnitude  of the affliction might, be aroused. A  physical disaster shocks the world smti  lets loose the sympathy of millions. A  few thousand deaths are nothing as  compared with the deaths from, eon-  sumption."  LAWRENCE P. FUCK. ^B D.v  Medical Director of Metirp rMp$m InKWrti ������br ttw OtMtfy, TrcatiMMl*  and Pr������vamll������n *f TufcvsuUate.  Many  reasons  surely must  influence men and  women to help in the great work being carried on by the  MUSKOKA FREE HOSPITAL  FOR CONSUMPTIVES.  Other hospitals refuse the consumptive. This  institution cares for them.  Not a alnarto applicant has ever been  refused admission te the Muofcotca Free  Hospital for Consumptives because ef  hie or her poverty.  Seven hundred and thirty-eight patients have  been cared for since the Free Hospital was opened  in 1902.    Take a week's record :  83 patient������ In residence j 87 abeelufcly  fre^t not paying a copper toward! their  maintenance: IS paving 69 cento a day  or lees j 5 paying ������4.0������ a week; 4 paying  05.00; one paying 87.00.  Thes������ figures tell plainly of a large deficit on maintenance  account each month. To cover  this the trustees are dependent  upon the contributions that  come to them from friends in all  parts of Canada.  Not   since   the   days   of  George Muller has so great a  work of faith been carried on.      ttmuim*j.Tiim iwhn, i^iit^nH  ummiA tm onotaprstra*.  WILL YGU W mm TiiS IM9 WM m WW������ ?  k  *t-  .1  ���������?  c\.  #  -rC  Coatrlbutlons may be sotit to SIB WBf. R. EEBEDrrH, Rt������ Chtsf  Justice, Osgood* Hall, Toronto, or W. J. Giage, Esq.,        ;  i        54 Front Stmt, W.f Teruoto.,  . /PJPll������ilt,0nS f������r adnissioa audi aH tpformation, fljom  J. S. BOBBRTSON,: EecreUiry RstlcintU SsnltoFlum AenodaUon.  (Saturday Night DulltUnff), 28 Aieistdft Stnot, Wn Terooto, CosadA.  '* ir^^  W^ij  , ():��������� <r  M|MW1^J������V.ll^ tr  <5?  (   .  -1 r>  v  TIL. tiTCEEXWOuT) Utti&E.  ���������4^  ^reemvoocl/B. C, Jan. B.^OT^-.^v  *  A  fteeii^:  t  V  3  .A  ,--!- F-r+'f^-F-Ff F-F+'+f+' f-=F H=++"F-F+-f-Ff+"+;+:F,-F-F;f-Ff:f3 F*+' hf HHtTtfff  -F-H  n  M~  4i  ripres  Supplies electricity I'ur Power, Liulit, ileal in,"1  and /enlilation. Power Furnished to mines  for hoUitin.u'and air compressor plants, with a  guarantee that the������s(.rvicc will be conlimious.  Get our rates before completiiuv vour estimates  1 Or  Some   men are born bald, others  icquire   b.-ildmcss���������and still otlici'S  ^'"^w^^   '-^^   >^">  ������..  ' FAMOUS BASS AL  On Draught, a rare treat for the holidays  T). C. L. 20-3e:ir-o1il Scotch. Pi cilia's S.iutcnies and Burgiiulics  Walker's Canadian Club, in r and 2-g.illon tlmuijoiis, lill^d in  bond under government siipu listou. Mount Vcinoii and Old  VkIU'v American Whiskies. Renault's 50-year-old Urandy.  Imported and Domestic Cigars.  *r*ncr~m**  ;������.MU-K������wwtJr<������  G  FFi  O  LI  0  Her Christma> Oiferiug-  The   liilarit\    of  one Christmas  uathering   up  in   Everett,   Wash.,  wa-, rertainU   promoted once upon  a  time  by  a .\oiitig woman���������aged  live \ cars ���������who vas cast, for a recitation at llit' aniuiiil Sunday school  excreiacs.       Little    Mary   is    the  daughter of   extremely 1 ('fined and  fastidious parents.    Unfortunately  they did not hear her rehearse and  their  am:iz"inent   was unbounded  and homliod when   (lie small lady  advanced to tho  fiont of the stage,  bestowed a comprehensive, friendly  smile 011 eveiybody, and proceeded  to speak her little piece a.-, follows:  hi the shade of the old apple- tree  .My papa is waiting f-ir me;  lie's picking up switches  And he'll takedown my breeches  And I'll get whats coining to inc.  IMPORTERS, GREENWOOD, B. C.     f  The new and up-to-date Tripple Indemnity  Policy of tlie Ocean Accident and Guarantee  Corporation, Ltd., the largest accident company in the world.    Assets over ������7,000,000.  FREDERIC W. McLAlNE  DISTRICT ACl-XT, GiUCUXWOOD, H. C.  Rt  o ir*>  aGitiGnete  Ls under the management of'Grcip,'  & Morrison. The rooms arc comfortably furnished, and the bar contains thebest brands of wines, liquors  and cigars'iu the city.  The Pacific Gafe  is conducted by Moore & 3IcElr<jy.  It is open day and night, The dining- room is one of the largest in  the lloundary, and the lunch counter is just the plaee to get a quick  meal.      Copper street, Greenwood.  Twain Becomes a Critic  A  successful young novelist was  praising   the    critical   powcis   of  Mark Twain.  I once had the honor of reading  a talc of mine Lo Mr. Clemens, he  said, and thanks to his criticism,  the tale was gieatly improved.  Originally it was too highflown; he  brought it down to eaith and made  ifc homelier and truer.  . For instance, the tale concluded  with these words:  Mabel's lovely eyes drooped for  answer, a faint Hush tainted her  cheek, and she gave him both her  hands, and there, in the old orchard, in the shade of the heavily  fruited trees, he drew her to his  breast, and, raising her long ringlets^ to his lips, kissed them reverently.  Mr. Clemens, at the ending, blew  a cloud of smoke thoughtfully into  die air, and, as he watched the  smoke dissolve, he drawled:  What  do you think, now, honestly,   of  a young man who would  !go  nibbling at  a  girl's b-ick hair  when she had her face with her.���������  rudianapolis Star.  A pullnian <j..r poi ter is a railroad liornir.  are ,-nalciied bald-headed.  If the giils wearing bloomers  hmked half as sweet as they thiii'k  they do they would not die old  maid-. "  ,  The man who talks big in a saloon is generally the one who sings  small when he goes home to his  wife.  Tlie older the scheme tho more  victims it entraps���������matrimony i������  one of the oldest schemes on rec-  01 d.  You cannot judge every man by  his looks, because appeal a nces arc  purchasable in most dry goods  stores.  Much blessed will bo' the inventor who perfects a device gto  compel! a man to shut up when he  has said enough.  When a girl tells a man that she  dreamed about him the night be-  before, it is high time for him to  be careful.  A man will give up a dollar for  a fifty.cent article he wants and a  woman will give OS cents for a  dollar at tide she does not want.  It is the most extraordinary,  thing, that lawyers, who profit by  the complications of the law should  be selected to make the laws.  This is' not done anywhere else in  the world.  In a breach of promise suit, a  Kansas jury awarded a grass  widow live thousand dollars���������  Its about time that the average  iothario learns that the grass widow  is   not as green as her name would  a magazine picture of the president  of  the  United  Sfc'ites with a bearskin  eip  on his  head, a handkerchief knotted "about  his neck, befringed  buckskin   "pants" and an  assortment of hardware in his belt.'  The    picture    was   funny.     Jd  showed   that'   ftjosey'e'lt  k%fM$&'  M'cstejcncr^jjg^ ' was,   and rtfsver  will be^j^obody but the easterner  ever   had   his   picture  taken in a  get-up like that.     Tho westerner  iputs  on store clothes.    Uuckskins  and a beltful of shooting-irons have  no  more  to do with the we.-fc now,  than  a bell-shaped plug hat and a"  high  stock have  to  do with 'New  York.       William    Allan   White,  Ovvcn  "Wistcr,   Fredci ick Remington, and Roosevelt himself, and all  that bunch of easterners who feed  the  eastern   mind  tire responsible  for  this.     They  come west, bury  themselves  in  some God-forsaken  cow ranch, relic of .the '70.i���������cow  | ranch   that  no more is representative  of   the   west   than   FullQifs  is of a motor boat on the Hudson,  and   then,   even  after, the White-  Wi&tor-ltoosovolt      literature     is  cliuck-ablock with wisdom.  We of the west are tired of being  discovered. The White-Wiiiter-  Reniington  sharps blow  out here,  NELSON  B. A. I5A\C  ^-MtSSJSb"  ENGINEERS AND   GONTRAOTORS  FOUNDERS AND  MACHINISTS  Repairing and Jobbing executed with Despatch.  Sheet Metal .Work, Mining and'lYftll M.iclimery  Manufacturers of O/e Car.?, ll.ll. Contractors'^Cai's  o  Phono o!)  Corner of U.ill and Front 'streets-  NELSON, B. C".  ������������������J>. ������. ."Box iW3 *���������:  isfessssasss  EL HOTEL  Has  Still retains it'3 supremacy as th.<   Desfc hotel in the Kootenays. ,  ��������� Ostcrmoor Mnttresses      ���������.���������'-__".  (Clean linen "and Good Cooking  Excellent hunting in season.  -Good trout fishing in the Elk,  liver and neighboring streams.    Address till communications"to "  [Thomas Crahan, Manager,' Michel, L>. C. '  suggest.  The last thing people put off  paying is the doctor's bill and the  dog license. The city has a sure  way of settling the latter by the  dog catcher taking the unlicensed  dog after a certain number of days  and knocks it in the head. The  physician has no such privilege  according to the law���������neither the  publisher.  -.., , ,    ,      ...       There  i?   great   indignation   in  i lie  man   who courts trouble is,  ' . , ,    ,      ,   ,      ������   ,  .   , I two neighborhoods here. ��������� Jn one a  soon married. ,...,.  Christian  Science .woman  is very  Is the best furnished hotel in the lioundtirv  district. Ir is heated with .--team and  lighted by electricity.    Excellent sample j|  rooms. The bar is tilways abreast of tlfc  times, and meals arc served in the Cafe  at any hour, day or night.  I  1 f*^5^  ,4-  Ernest Ja Cnirtfeiu  Drop,  Everyone knows a sure remedy  for something lie has not got him-  <;elf.  A great many men change their  opiniuii   ol'tener than   their socks.  Tlw; man with a cold heart  .-hould not complain if his wife, has  cold feet.  I'arring the b'Kmliughousc  steaks there are man}' things tender and true.  Tho quention' unsolved in many  ainilies  is "what is home without  a baby."  sick and her husband docs nothing  for her hut sit by the bed and read  out of a book. The neighbors are  indignant because he does not send  for a doctor, as the woman is  really sick. In another neighborhood a woman is quite ill and three  docLors aro attending her. Tliey  are dosing fier with a tremen dose  amount of medicine, which seems  useless, and tho Christian Scion-  fist neighbors say it is a terrible  outrage.���������and there you are.  The    Kootenay    liello   is   not  Every man on earth either has ��������� smoked in the cent belt. That  ���������heuinatiMii, catarih or some other,'pleasure is reserved for those who  hobby. . j dwell in the great west.  A  young  woman   seldom kicks  Late of  5ANDON, B. C.  Manafac uringf   Jeweler  M il O dors i'r mpuy adu uuua  K.\-jii:rl \V.itr!i:iKikcT siiul Diamond  S.'ltcr, M.'i!!ii(aeUirer of Chains,  I.orketi and Rings, Welding rings  made on short notice.  WORK   GUARANTEED  Jezt. Door to Reading Room  P.   O.   EOX   2S3  when ah old man lays a fortune at  her feet.  The cigarette fiend ought to be  looked upon as a maniac and  treated that way.  A man never realizes how much  personal property he owns until lie  moves.  Some men bury the hatchet with  one hand and hold on to the axe  with the other.  Willing workers achieve much,  provided they don't try to woik  the wrong man.  One woman can tell what another woman has on as far as a  man can smell onions.  Since memory lost her store of  information, forgeffitlness has been  at a piemitttn.  Missmated mystery sometimes  cover a "skeleton in a closet," or  end in a divorce court.  Most men who cry "down with  the trust.i" would like to own a  litll" stock in them.  Tho man   who  never gives up  A bill collector is the moit unwelcome of all visitors���������except  ours.  A box of Magdala cigars is a  gift that will be appreciated by a  smoker.  The more you put in a slot machine the more the owner takes  out.  When you want a monument or  headstone, write to the Kootenay  JIarble Works, Nelson,'K C.  hunt up some hairy, moth-eaten  individual who live-' up a creek  with a few cows aud a'71 model  ���������1-1, and straightway throw up their  hats in the air and'yell: Jlcre he  is���������that's it! Then'(he literary  sharps write to the magazines and  tell us how to thro v a.diamond  hitch, build a grass fire, and spell  "sure"' with an.h.  There are several millions of us  here who are not long-haired, nor  profane, nor given to gambling, to  whom hairy chaps and leather cow  clothes are merely ill-jinolling relics of history; and wdio occasionally get into evening clothes and go  to shows.  But you couldn't, get the easterner to believe if. The magazines  dare not admit it. The New York  lioston literary bunch couldn't  stand for it; they must nose around  and smell sweat, hair and leather  before they are convinced thai  they are across the Missouri. ���������  That's what makes the Western  man amused. When the president  of the United Statos is himsell  photographed in "chaps," and  with his abundant cutlery on, tin  western man has to laugh. Tinman with the hairy pants is about  as much a curiosity in the west as  he is to the six months' tourist  from Yonkers. It must be that-the  eastern literary sharp gets his funny  ideas from people like C. F. Lttni-  mis of Los Angehs, who is addicted  to leather and corduroys, and  Joaquin Miller of Oakland, who  has his monogram worked on his  boot-strap?.  It might be illuminating to the  t;n.������u?pf< ting eastern writer to  know that the west regard-i Lnm-  miss's gay get-up and Joaquin  Miller's roseate boot straps with  vast amusement���������such as it gives  to ll'ioscvelt's bad imitation of that  freak ���������o'-nature, the Mtgaziue  Western Man,  COPPER ST. GREENWOOD  None but tlie best brands  of liquors and cigars.  Morning bracers and  and evening hyballs always Within easy reach  ofthe 'barkcop."  O  J.  A. OEiPSP  PROP.  l-tKj^i-n.^,,,^^  II  Develop your sweet tasLe by  using '* ' ���������  Montgomery's  Confections, ' High' Class,..  Chocolates, Fruit" Tablets, ���������  Nougats, ei������\    '.   '   .',       ..',,:,  The. MQMGOMERY' 'C0;;;  - 'KELSON, -B. C.S. ������������������';���������-.���������  . V->"-  GRAND FORKS  Jeweler and Optician, dealer in  Fine Watches, Tligh-Class Jewelry,  Diamonds, etc.  F  MlvRCIIANT TAILOR "  Silverton, B. C.  f. m. Lamb ..: .    ' ;,:-,  PrtOVINCIAL-LAr.'DSURVEYOR.  -    GREENWOOD. B.,C, '-  fi e m m a vk etji o tei  Is the home  for all tourists'  and millionaires visiting New  'Denver.   British ,* Columbia.-  HEHHY   STEGE,   PROPS...'  &���������  Tlie Kootenay Saloon  S-itidon, B. C, has a line of nerve  bracers unsurpassed in any uiouo-  tain town of the Great West. A  glare of aquarnuni given, free with  spirits nienti."  Leading Tailor of tho  Kootenays.  A. smelter smokes hut Che aroma  does not appeal to the olfactory  nerves like a Koyal Seal cigar on  lire.  Sunday last saw the new wagon  bridge completed -itifliricntly to enable traffic to pass over ifc. Foro-  .man Wilmslmrst got his men to  work Sunday in order that it might  , . , , , be made available for heavy trail!,-  I here are a few Irishmen so pat-, .,,     .t    t,    .  1      i as soon as pos.-ihle after the last ear  NEL80H EMPLOYMENT AGENCY  Nelson, B C.  Minos,    Mills,   Hotels, ' etc.,  furnished with help.  J. 'H. LOVE, A1AXAGEH  Blue Prize, Henry Vane,  Columbus and Havana Ark  CIGARS    ���������.  are Union Marie Cigars, made by W. P.  Kilbourne & Co., Winnipeg ami sold on  the road by GEORGE IIORTON".  Choice   fruit  LANDS  KASLO :HOTEL  KASLO b: c.  Is ��������� a comfortable home for all  who travel to that city.   '  COCKLE & PAPWORTH;  T^E]WOflT HOUSE  Nelson. B. C., is run on the   -  the .American and European  plan.   Nothing yellow about  the house except the gold in  t'-e safe.  McJoi?c   |&   TnccrillUs  INDUSTRIAL WORKERS OF THE  -WORLO  G   EEN'AOOD LOCAL NO. 31 1  Meets first aud third Wednesdays of every  month in Eagles Hall ������t8 p. m.   Visiting,  members cordially invited to attcud.  Frank Spkakino, Fin. sec'y,  ���������   ���������    Edgar. W. Dyxks, President.  I,  riotic that they wouldn't drink  whiskey manufactured in an Kug  lis!) distillery, but I hey are few.  of lumber arrived���������which, by the  way was los-t for over a week between here and Danville. However, the biidge is now completed  with the exception of the side rails  and a few other oddj andend-  lliat do not interfeto with it.-; rcgu-  Jar use,  and   we are glad to say  lie Modesto  News puts a truth  ..���������,.   ������������������, ��������� . .,      , .      .  ...,..���������       , _...,,.  j that,  annoying as  the delay has  been, we have at least got a good  It would be well to look at our  nice stcain-hcatcd rooms before locating elsewhere.  Clarendon hotel.  The Unreal West  odesto  News [tuts  known   to  all western men in this!  I bridge.    It is perfectly rigid under  forcible way:  A  typical  westerner who knows! .,,��������� ������lmi;n , p~i ' " ~~', "''.J.'"" ".'"  t_. .... if ,-,, ���������    ��������� *.     i-       | the strain of heavy tralhv, and is a  credit to those engaged in its con  For Sale at ������10, ft)2 and ������1.0  Pur Acre.  R. J- STEEL  NELSON. B. O  Tlie K>\crnmr. t of BritUli Cnlivnlila hcroliy  'il.i-r-i :i riiU'tml <H n ic tlricfuiiiil iIdII irs I r iir-  fiiiit'iillin liMilinjr 11 the HiTi'nt ;unl conviction itf  out' KiMlikCeiliunlla* Kriink Afrallo I'n'inMmpc  ivIki on tin- Iflli lii-tiint. r,t I'm OiiiiuUIioti:!,  .\i:ik rn, II. 0 . niiirilorccl l^mlsu K\ntz liv m-'iitm  ���������f clyii.iimie or ntlmr i xpl imiv<m, L>���������i.url'iitiou iiZ  Kr.uik (Villo, iill.i, Kr.uik An������.ili,> I>.ilml.|.iiK',  lliilliui. nf;u nlj. tit KM yuir-. liti^ht abotilS lift.  ���������J liii-luH, nuii-'lM alMjiit j!Hi |i> in lU.liiown liinr,  ��������� l^'lit lirutt-ii  ni.,iiHMa-lii>, nuty 1 <��������� doitii i>linvcn  II'IW.I'JI*   |(f   t    IlllK!, tllill   rilCl'. MlMlll tllill IIURI',  ili^'lit oc:ii' on ono cluck extudliiKilowiiniiiil  iioni i-iu to corner of nioiitli. When ln.it hcimi  iw,iv (l.nk itn\y Hiilt with lilurk ������tiltir<. pl.iM  in;It in. :i,il Innniil liit;li top luctrt loot!.  ������ iivornlhiTM-l-i! ic|ii'n liiiiinill..tcly anv Infor-  iimlioii in .\I.. 1 A. Diiisinoio, iirovln������l,il ton-  ulnlilc, (Irani I'or:.:..   Ilyunlir  '      S S. IIJJiSFY  .   S-'upciIntuiiilbiit l't-..\incial Police  iC-L'S  .*|^oa������eeooeee������w������sOTa3MOO!K������ooa8a������cajsc3C333o������sc3soc<i)g  ,nif.,es thc ail81V(!l. t0 uulny awfll]|v  I   KAfi^l     W&ftM^fhtffi ofgoodcoimndrums.  I    Ovl%!      ' S3 WvIMWB^ I'    Nature  makes no mistake but  FH0ENIZ, B. 0.  Is opposite the Grefit Northern rlepor, and is a do-  liglifcful luivcii l'or tho wenry Iruvclcr. Grout veins  of hot water run through' the entire house, and  bathrooms arc always at thc service of tlio.se in  search of material cleanliness.  an enemy to dyspepsia, while the artistic appointment S  ofthe liquid refresh merit room makes the  drinks  o-o f  down like  eating fruit  in  a  (lower  garden.   The ������  sample rooms are (he lai-^fist in the mountains and  a pleasure to drummers with h\% trunks.  JAS. MARSHALL, Prop, I  t  she sometimes leaves a job for thc  dressmaker to finish.  The cauao of many divorces is  | ! traceable to the fact that there are  s I too many marriiiges.  i\  'Some girls suggest a lunch after  h ' tho bhow   in   seventeen  different  ledinin-  room is g ; WftyjJ w|tll0Ut mei)Uoiling tll0IIli  Tt is well to sleep jint -is long as  you can, but life your time judiciously while you aro awake.  It often happens that when a  man comes home late to dinner  and finds it cold his wife makos it  hot for him.  the trans-Mississippi country from  Manitoba to Kio Grande, from  Seattle to Omaha, by reason of  thirty;nvo years of intimate rubbing against the west, the real  west not the west of the magaKines,  says:  Why don't you   -vestern -newspapermen    and    western    writers  generally, s;iy something about the  kind   of   yawp   that is published  about  us in   Ihoeart? 'Thc'stull  that is designed lomakc uh out to  bo strange and  different f|-om the  rest of  the  human  race, and the  fellow-Aiiieiicuiis particularly.    It  nudes   nipViek.     T'.ven tb'e president of I he United ,Vf, ites gifts foolish when he mixes in western matters;  he puts us all wrong,  here !  Then  the ^v.'etorn nianiirtiowrd  Rtruction.--Mid way Star.  For nice comfortable rooms', best  furnished in the city, try the Clarendon hotel.    Jv.itcs reasonable.-  After a woman has had her  ���������picture taken with her firrit baby  she doesn't ait before a camera  again until 'alio figures in a family  group as a grandmother..  Wo notice that the advertisement pictures of the men's shoos  do not include a part of the leg,  but thosa of the ladies' do. Why  I his discrimination V  NOTM!K  'PAKE notice thr.t i:oi!n\B njlcr d.iti, I ti-toiiil  1   toiipply to III.- Hon. llii-CliioriiiMiiiiU.innor  of l.-i-iii anil worn-, for   wrinli-uoii   to inr-  I'liii-u: tin* lot on iii.- li-.wt of l.uiil.   (.'oiiiincnciiii'  iitii|nr.f inm-lii-il.l.O. li ������Miil|ii.|iH|c(inii.|-hulr.i������.l  it,u nol'fliuiist uutni'i- of iiicciii: lion Ki'i-nrtl   No. I  Mil,   t'li'iicc iiditli  forty clnili,.������, tliMK-u  m-pt.!  f rty  clniiif,  thciKu-'Utli I, i-y clialiiH.tliunci !  ,-.x������t    f jrt>y   i-liiiin   M   iiliu'u   of  cnmnii, i |  incut.   >|tini||. on lln< \Vi������rKnili ��������� f KM'ic ih-, r. I ri'OVm.TT!mf\T\ m/-v  Simill ,i,n,,.���������  JiivM,mofYii|1.0..,U-loli-onl.ilii.   GlxESNWOOD TO  liiiru-in'muni u'l mill Hlstt hitch  D.itoiltlii.-t l.'J.li ilny of O.'tnl'pi.  lfi{)i,  .lAMKSC. UAI.r;  MAIL STAGE  IT. Grillis, Prop.  ADMINISTRATOR'S NOTICE.  FERRY, WASH."  Leaves Greenwood at- G:3()  a. m. each day. Iteturiiing,  leaves Kerry on arrival of  Great Northern (rain. Ofniccat  ROSSLAND   HOTEL  Copper Street '       .   ' '"'  if ~~-���������11���������wn  Tailors and dre^sriiakers Hhould  liavo' a kindly feeling towards tho  serpent  which it  g/igo in (lie mam  g'll'HIOMl.3.  Jn I ho Kiiprcino ('oni'l of Iti-KUli riiluui-  lilii.    In   111"  iiuitfi-r or tlni   i)4i;i(c   (if!  Kolr.-rt  HoiiiikIh, (1nci'um������'(1 : i  NOTIi;!-: h h.icliy kIvcii tluil on tli ��������� L'l'tli ,|iiv ���������  i,f ,Wuii������l. llliiS.lt, wn������ imli-ruii byJiuIci TrvfnVr!  tlnifc A.O Mtitiln  In! nilinlnlHtrntnr i.f nil an,I , ,  'Jiivnl.ir t.hc cjI itu of rtiih.'ri;Ui.ii!rin, Intjof  Or, ii, ��������������� od.li.O , i'puc.ii^ii.I, liili'.l.it,. i ��������� , >OTI������'K.  I. r y,f!h-l)i ,'',,:"S!1N lu,M,t,,>} '" 'I" "I'l i-Hfnlt    I,, Mm V,ilt������r of ill.* ;,nu.l H.vU������r������ Acl.  *urton *,���������������. !....tfi���������K to (i������������������,n��������� ri hrea-iS-. d   T:,m:::T "i"11'0 ,n ,slo"!<" ���������'��������������������������� ���������*  10 notify *'0ie nail. Miifiiul fortlnvllli. Kvory I '" 'Uy "r'.f'i������"inri������o������l, Ki-cnnUng; t������  orciti'oi'or'otlnir |ii'i*on hnvliif,'liny oliilm mini Mir Siihillvlidoil ������r tlm   Maiii������M( Alln������  or Iuli>i(i.'t In tho illDtiil'iillon of mt((������olSttUUs ,"'"1 <-'I"lin, I'liin Coi-I v-SIx,  ipqulntl Imfni-o tho. 2inhtfrfa*ryffiM^$n1U \\ IIKUICAS 0-rtlflcnIf of 'I'ltlc of Kilwnr*  lyi-iTWei'ullf'tloriulilivsactliotliouiidi'rslrtiiMyST Mo-Vu.liiiltiKOrlid.-ntu of i Itlu No -nu U  hit iiiniio iiml Ml.lrc������ uml full jm-tfr.iilnt.s of litmUo uli-vc liartnlitniii u,f-. \m lion tft ��������� w r).-  wmmMs^m

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