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 MtiiiMMtr'Wwymnammty* m  THE  OLDEST  MINING  CAMP  NEWSPAPER   IN  BRITISH  COLUMBIA  Vol.   XIX.  ���������GREENWOOD, B. C.,'.THURSDAY, DECEMBER 26,   1912.  &***.    ��������� - , ���������������*  1 Winter Clothing   ��������� 1  CAPS, MIJTS, OVERCOATS, SWEATERS  AND MEN'S UNDERWEAR OF...EVERY  X DESCRIPTION X  1 P. W. GEORGE & CO. 1  f=   COPPER STREET       ���������        GREENWOOD, B, C,   =2  For the, Holiday shoppers  in Stoves, Blankets, Quilts,  Mattresses, Dishes, Trunks and  Valises, ^ -;  Ml  Phone 16   Greenwood, B. C.  tPz  =^v  \mmmmmxmmmmm  Only One Quality  THE BEST  William C. Arthurs  THE  BREAD & CAKE BAKER  Vienna Bakery, Greenwood  J  Around Home  f^^S^S^S^i^^i^SS^^-^Sr^r^:  GreenwoocPs   Big  Furniture Store  Seasonable Presents'  Rockers   and   Chairs  for  the   Kiddies,     X  "^l^f  Morris   Chairs,   Pictures,  ,Rugs,   Carpet   Sleepers,.,  Centre Tables and a lot of  of other articles suitable  for the grown/ups.       X  T. M. GULLEY & Go;  Opposite Postoflice. GREENWOOD, B. C. Phone 27'  ATTRACTIVE JEWELRY  has seldom been gathered in such  an extensive display as the one we  are now showing.    We know you  ��������� -*will become ���������interested.--Not-only-in.  THE ODD DESIGNS  but with the prices that we have  placed upon the articles.   ..  If you want to see the prettiest  Chains, Lockets,  Brooches,   Pins  and Stone Set Jewelry ever shown  .  in this town, come now.  WALTER   G.   KENNEDY  GREENWOOD,   B.  C  A. LOGAN & Co.  GREENWOOD.      -     B. C  WHOLESALE  (I  I)  AND   RETAIL  %  ������.  A Full Stock of First Class Pipes.        Pipe  Repairs  a Specialty.  J  St. Jude's Anglican Church  Services: Holy Communion 8  a.m. the ist & 3rd Sundays this  month; Matins, 11 a.m.; Evensong, 7:30 p.m.; Sunday School,  2:30 p. m.  Rev. Franklin Watson, Vicar.  ROOMS   TO   MT  In the Swayne House, Silver  Street. Clean, private and comfortable rooms in a quiet locality  at reasonable rates. Hot and cold  baths free to guests.  THE CANADIAN BANK  OF COMMERCE  CAPITAL, $15,000,000  REST, $12,500,000  MONEY  ORDERS  Issued by The Canadian Bank of Commerce, are a safe, convenient and  inexpensive method of remitting small sums of money. These Orders,  . payable without charge at any bank in Canada (except in the Yukon  Territory) and in the principal cities of the United States, are issued at  the following rates:  $5 and under    3 cents  Over    5 and not exceeding $10  :'6    "..���������'.  ��������� ���������"���������   10      "��������� '' 30. .....10    "  "     30       " ". 50 .....15     "  ao  REMITTANCES  ABROAD  should be made by means of our SPECIAL FOREIGN DRAFTS and MONEY  ORDERS.   Issued without delay at reasonable rates.  SAVINGS BANK DEPARTMENT  J. T. BEATTIE,    -    Manager of Greenwood ana Rock ���������Creek Branches  WANTS. Etc  For Sale.���������A No. 1 Westman  & Baker,   Gordon  Ledge, Greenwood.  press.     Tbe  For Rent.  A. L. White.  -Furnished houses.  Bank of Montreal  ��������� '.���������������������������-  ������������������"������������������;'���������       '  ;   :;: :���������*���������; ESTABLISHED 1817 ,-:   .  Capital, all paid up, $16,000,000    Rest, $16,000,000.  '        UNDIVIDED   FIIOFITS,   191,855,185,30  Hon. President: Lord Strathcona and Mount Rovai,, G. C. M. G.  President: R. B. Angus, Esq.  Vice-President: Sir E. S. Cr.ousTON, Bart.  General Manager: H.V. Mbrbdith, ESQ.  Branches in London, Eng.{#^  Buy and Sell Sterling Exchange and Cable Transfers.    Grant Commercial and  Travellers' Credits, available in any part of tbe world.  SAVINGS BANK DEPARTMENT '"fct.fllX^  Greenwood Branch  - O.-B. Winter, Mgr.  Wanted.���������To know if Austin  Louis Bishop is alive. Last  heard from five years ago, from  Boundary Falls, B. C, aged fifty  years, medium height, gray-blue  eyes, small scar on right temple.  Trade, machinist. Any in for.  mation thankfully received by his  sister.uMiss Lois Bishop, 281 E.  Market St.. Akron, Ohio.  For Sale. ��������� A four-roomed  house on Church street. Price  $150. Apply to D. A. MacDonald,  Automobile Skates  Striking New Models  New Shipment Just Arrived  A. L. White, Phone 16  Extreme Honesty  Stanley���������Barnard is honest, anyway.  ' Wayburn���������I've heard he'd always take the ^poorest umbrella in  the rack.  Coaches wore first used in Eng-  lang in 15G9.  Skates ground at A'-. L. White's.  The Voigt deal is'still in the  airp'but may/'be finished this  -week. ,-  ���������-'M-; W.'v Ludlow is visiting Republic. :.. -i , <���������������,,   .  The Jewel mine .closed for two  days this week.   '     ,r.  Greenwood had a quiet aud  sober Christmas.  Office and pocket diaries for  1913 at J.'L. "Coles.  Tom Paine is the new night  chef at the Pacific. "  Robert' Keffer 'is 'spending his  holidays in the city, ���������i  Archie Aberdeen is spending  the short days in the city.  Ed, Rowland;. the old-time  printer, is now in Spokane.  Alex Broomfield has gone on a  visit to Beaverton, Ontario.  Wheat; oats and barley $1.25  per hundred at Brown's, Ferry,  Wash.  In Rock Creek on'^ Friday evening there will be"-a dance in  Larsen's Hall. ��������� ���������  Mrs. McCutcheon will not be  At Home until the fourth Thursday in January. ,r  Your old pipe may be made like  new at a small cost, send it to  W. G. Kennedy.  Christmas is the beginning of  tbe longer days, arid should r.eally  be called New Years,  Dan Olsen has returned from  Sweden. Dan has been across  the Atlantic about sixteen times.  C. 'M.' Shaw, accompanied by  Ross Fleming arrived on Tue**-  day +o spend Christmas in the  city.   _  , C*55jnes,Finiay. ,wj fe '.and family,  of St. Paul, ar������e spending the  holidays with his parents in this  city- .   ,  Mrs. F, L. White' was called  away to Curlew last Tuesday  owing' to the illness of her  mother.  All children will be admitted  free to the moving picture sliow  in the Auditorium ou Friday  evening.  Send a copy of Float to your  dearest friends. You can get one  at The Ledge office for twenty-  five cents.  Last Tuesday F. L. White was  presented with a gold watch and  fob by the converter staff of the  local smelter.  Now that gambling is wide  open, the boosters are thinking  of striking for higher wages and  longer hours.  F. K. Brunton has moved into  his residence in Anaconda. His  wife and family arrived from  Montana last week.  Seekers for goods that are suitable, for New Year presents  should inspect the slock of L. A.  Smith & Co., in Anaconda.  His many friends presented  Archie Aberdeen with a fine bed  and mattress, They will come  in handy in the cabin on his farm.  Six people were recently injured at Orient, while coasting,  by their sleigh going over an  eubankment into the Kettle river.  Wm. Lawley of Prince Rupert  is the day chef at the Windsor,  and W. Brauderburg of Princeton handles the range at night.  Peter H. McCurrach will leave  next Saturday on a trip to Nova  Scotia.   He will not return alone,  Kte CUisb tbe Ulorld  JT Rappy ilew ������ear  , Service in the Presbyterian  church next Sunday, December  29th.at 7:30 p. m., Sunday School  and Bible Class 2:30 p. m. Rev.  J, R, Munro Pastor.  Charlns King, the ice-maker,  is a Santa Claus personified.  Last Friday evening he took fifty  children to the picture show and  paid their admission.  The Knights of Pythias are  holding their thirteenth annual  ball on January 1st in the Old  Masonic Hall. Bush's orchestra  will furnish the music.  The Presbyterian Christmas  Tree will be held on Friday evening the 27th. No admission fee  will be charged but for voluntary  contributions there will be a  plate near the door.  L. A. Smith & Co., of Anaconda, have had a very successful year's business, and wish to  thank their many customers for  their liberal patronage in the  past and to wish them all a  Happy New Year.  Jack Lucy returned from  Princeton last week, tired out  with long months of hard work  on Copper mountain, where be  made many locations. He brought  back a large amount of money,  anirCurly' 'Campbell "'stateVthat  he has alrea'dy put six bits in the  safe at the Windsor. Jack is as  merry as usual, and- has already  been elected president of the  Queen Heater League at the Pacific. He spent Christmas with  Tom and Jerry, but let's say nothing about it.  Western Float  In,Vancouver there are 20,1S6  telephones.  The C. N.  R.   is laying track  east of Hope.  Miv Moore of Yale has opened a  cafe in Princeton.  The' Philistine says that a successful clergyman iB one who does ,  nothing in the summer but teach V  widows to swim."       ��������� *  *  There' are,2,798 miles of railway,  in   Alberta.     For   the   first ' ten  months,of 1912, '698 miles'of new ;  railway werebuilt.  vJames, Murphy,; who   recently '  died in Fernie, was at one time the .  owner of the well-known. Murphy -  ranch,    about   four    miles   from ���������  Lardo.������".   ".,    '. ,  Mike Shick has a contract. to  load cars with lumber at Paulsen  for the Trail Lumber Co. Mike  has also located several mining  claims near Paulsen.  The Eeview is the name of a  paper just started at Sidney, on  Vancouver Island. W. H. Bo-  hannan,'. formerly of ChaBe and  Vaucouver, is the manager.  In front of the courthouse' at ,'  Vancouver, a siuglestickof timber  204 feet long will be used as a flagstaff. It is thirty-four"inches1 at  tbe base, and tapers to a foot at the  top. /  ��������� The Merritt Herald states that a '  man came  into   that ' office "and  k.-c u       T     v        -ii ' i     talked for an hour upon the evils  Athabasca Landing will soon be of daDC* A .      P      .  CITY COUNCIL  The Council met on Monday  evening.  The Council refused to pay an  account of $4.23 that was rendered by the Canadian Bank of  Commerce.  The following accounts were  ordered to be paid: E. H. Pope,  $11 00; J. Rickers, $44.00; Sing  Lung, $3.0S; Russell-Law-Caulfield Co., $9.75; C. J. McArthur,  $33.50.  The city clerk was instructed  to take readings of the C, P. R.  water meter, and furnish them  to the Council every two weeks.  The Health Committee was instructed to interview the city  scavenger re his duties, with full  power to act in the matter.  After adopting the election bylaw the Council adjourned until  January 6. !���������<���������  and his many friends wish him  joy.5  The case against Sam Roberts  for stabbing Hugh Lisle in Grand  Forks was dismissed, after evidence had been taken for two  days,  The case against Owen Boyer  and E. J. Cartier for selling liquor  to Indians, was again adjourned  last Thursday until the day after  Christmas.  For stabbing Narcisse Martin  in a drunken row near Greenwood, Johnnie Qppenheimer was  fined $50, or three months in jail.  He paid the fine.  JIM'S BANK  Jim Ward left Monday to spend  the winter at the coast. He; expects to have a good time notwithstanding the danger from holdups.  Jim carries his wad in his left shoe.  When in the U. S. cavalry Jim  cached his roll in the forelock of  his mount, but the Indians borrowed his horse and ��������� the forelock  and the roll. This incident cured  Jim of tho forelock habit. Since  then the left shoe has been used as  a safety deposit.���������Siocan Record.  The longest tunnel  in the world  , is St.  Gothard, ou the line of tho  line of the railway between Lucerne  and Milan, being 9-V miles in length.  lit with natural gas.  The Peerless hotel at Oroville  has been enlarged,  The new breakwater at Victoria  will cost Sl,800,000.  Wm. Kemp has bought'the'Star  Cafe in Cumberland. ,  There are thirty-five telephones  in and around Princeton.  r < * ��������� *  This  season seven carloads   of  coal have been sold in Kaslo.'  The pioposed new hotel at Lar-  kin has been refused a license.  Merritfe, wants ��������� i* curfew bell.  Might get one from Greenwood.  There are 280 names on the  municipal voters list in Merritt.  The November payroll at the  Cumberland mines was 875,000.  In November, thirty carloads of  cattle were shipped from Nicola.  There are 625 telephones in  North Vancouver and 635 in Nelson. ,  The G. T. P. Inn at Prince  Rupert was recently- destroyed by  fire.'     - ;.   'j���������-; -    ��������� -,-*-;- -  . The' editor of Kaslo's leading  paper is a cartoonist of considerable  note.        . i .  George Bird has resumed operations at his sawmill ��������� in Port Alberni.  Greenwood has been always an  easy town for the Indians to get  firewater.  In the Okanagan work has commenced on the Rice coal mine near  Trout creek,   i  This year 4,000 carloads of  apples were shipped from Wenat-  chee, Wash'.  Two steam shovels will soon be  at work on the.railway grade west  of Coalmont.  A semi-weekly mail service his  been established between Merritt  and Coalmont.  In Kelowna, the hotel liquor  licences are to be'raised from $300  to S60Q a year.    - .  Some of the orchards at Mission  City this year produced two crops  of pears and apples.  The head office of the Lucky  Jim Mining Co. has been moved  from Kaslo to Victoria.  During November, 83 new telephones were put in at Kamloops.  That town now has 359 step savers.  The Fraser Valley Record says  that this will not be a cold winter  because tbe clams are not so deep.  In the Leadville camp, twenty-  one miles from Otter Flat, there is  six feet of snow at the Indiana  cabin.  The night schools of Vancouver  employ sixty-two teachers, and  are attended by more . than 2,000  pupils.  Count Vass, a cousin of the  emperor of Germany, has bought  several more ranches in the Nicola  valley. ' ,'  Charles Bulger died a few days  ago in Fernie from typhoid./ At  one time he was a policeman in  Michel. i -s  At Hope, James Kaunnesky was  given three months in jail at hard  labor for supplying Indians with  liquor. r  When the new line to Midway,is  completed Greenwood will have  the best rural telephone service'in  the district. ."*'���������'  The Doukhobors are applying  for a telephone service for their  colonies at Glade, Brilliant ; and  Grand Forks.  Last week potatoes were $13 a  ton in New Westminster and  dressed ducks and chickens 25  cents a pound..  The license of the Vendome  hotel at Cumberland was deferred  because the proprietor did not treat  the public right.  dancing. A few days later the  editor saw the same man throwing  rocks at a dog. '' :'  ''   :  The proprietors of the Kootenay  hotel in Trail were fined $100 each  for selling liquor during prohibited  hours. They were also fined $50  each for gelling liquor in larger  quantities than a quart.  A ' Vancouver man has ��������� bought  the property of R. Hazelhurst, on  the north shore of Nicola lake, and  will build a summer residence  upon it. >'He will also put a 30  h. p. launch on the lake. -  For the year ending last March,  the value oj the fish ��������� caught in  British Columbia was over $13,-'  000,000. This was greater' than  Nova Scotia by over $4,000,000,  putting B.' C. in the lead of all  Canada for fish.  . *  When Peck McSwain took the  Pullman route he left his dog, Gold  Brick, in Hedley.    Since then the  grief-stricken - canine   has - been  haunting the Gazette office, and is -  growing fat, upon the handouts of  old rollers, hard paste _and delinq-"  uent subscribers,  thafe"the~Majah\  throws   on   the  junkpile,  at the  rear end of his palatial printing,,  office.  Send for a catalogue of headstones and monuments, made by  the Kootenay Monumental Works,  Nelson, B; C.  IDAHO  Kellogg.���������Bunker Hill & Sullivan Mining Company.���������Arrangements have been made with the  Engineering    Construction    company, of Spokane,  to replace the  timbers recently destroyed by fire,  and some of the other timbering in  the mine' with concrete snpports.  It is estimated ��������� that the initial undertaking will   cost * $7,000, and  will be made on a percentage basis.  Bubke���������E. J. Carter and Volney  D.    Williamson   have  purchased  control of the Marsh mine, near  Burke.    Earl W.  Greenough will  be retained as general   manager,  Extensive improvements are planned and the   sinking of a three  compartment shaft, which will, permit operation at (nil capacity, has  been   started.   The   shaft,  which  starts at a place considerably east  of the   old two-compartment   incline shaft, will  be sunk 400 .left.  An Ingersoll-Rand   12-drill compressor,  driven  by a   150 horsepower motor, a new air hoist and  other necessary machinery,  have  been installed.  Wallace���������Mineral claims, concentrating plant and all appurtenances of the Twin- Star Mining  company were advertised'.to be  sold at.'auctiou, .at Wallace, Nov.  15. Included in the assets of the  Bear Top iB a concentrator of 150  tons daily capacity and a water  right. ,  Don't stoop. Stand up straight.  Throw out your chest and breathe  through your nose.  A knot,  iu sailor phrase, is a  nautical mile,  6,080 '-.feet, or 800'  feet more than a land mile.   ^,  - ' ���������* V I  J'y,  ���������-1*-}*  i-V  ������������������* -  fi,  *   ���������'.',.' fstr <  ii,-,-  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  kiug who sits on the cushions of the throne. It believes that advertising is the life of trade; and that one of the noblest works of  creation is the man who always pays the printer.  The Ledge is $2.00 a year in advance, or $2.50 when not so paid.  It is postage free to all parts of Canada, Mexico, Great Britain and  the county of Bruce. To the United States it is $2.50 a year, always  in advance.  R.  T.  LOWERY  EDITOR    AND    FINANCIER.  GREENWOOD, DECEMBER 26, 1912.  tional system of arbitration established, the world would bound forward toward the golden ago as if  touched by the spur of God.  This means not only war between capital and labor, and between all other opposing sections  of society.  Arbitration means intelligence  and justice,   iu lieu of brute force.  Evolution is tlio survival, of the  fittest. The fittest brute survives  by competition, the fittest men by  co-operation.���������Dr. Frank Crane.  Pointers on Pneumonia  A blue mark here indicates that your Subscription has  become deceased, and that the editor would once more  like to commune with your collateral.  Tins is the day after,  walk straight?  Can you  that puts money in their pockets.  The most progressive people are  the great advertisers.  You can get business sometimes  without merit but no repeat orders.  Begin the new year right by  putting a bigger ad in your local  paper.  Half of the people in Canada  worship the Bible, but have never  read it.  God must lovo the common people or he would not have made so  many of them.  He is a gentleman" who adds exchange to his cheques when paying  bills at a distance.  The land boom is dying out in  the west, much to the sorrow of  the real estate peddlers.  The church is declining because  civilization is throwing away the  old orthodox beliefs. Those who  think cannot accept the many  myths that the Bible contains, and  reasoning minds today reject much  of what was formerly accepted.  Upon the ruin of old creeds and beliefs a newer and better religion  will be constructed. The golden  rule in action is hard to beat. Try  it.  It was a wise man who said that  in time tho human race will evolve  a finer perception, abetter recognition, and will find a higher dramatic, a more exquisite pageantry  than thoy havo yet done. Then,  together, man and woman will  labor, and their work' will be constructive. They will havo wisdom  to know that man and woman,  equal and together, are able to  make a world, a country, and a  home.  In B. C. we need to raise more  eggs, butter and chickens, and  fewer real estate booms.  In six States across the- line,  women have the privilege of exercising every "legal right that man  has.  The editor of the Victoria Week  must have grown old. He is trying to drive the Mormons out of  that city.  Many are thinking today that  the world would be brighter if it  contained no booze, turkey or  plum pudding.  If you want to see Dante's Inferno, just fill up on lobsters,  cheese, fried onions and mince pie,  before going to bed.  ��������� Tite ministers of tho gospel' in  Nelson heve issued a pamphlet  upon the social evil in that city in  which they display, at least, a vast  thoretical knowledge of the evils  and dangers of the oldest profession on earth. Free love is the  only cure for this evil, but the  world is not far enough advanced  to embrace the true meaning of  those two words. When it does  the millenium will be here, and  the whiz of wings will be unceasing.  Judging from the way the world  keepB on building navies, it is  about time Christ wandered back  again to this mundane sphere.  During the year that is just closing we lost many of our subscribers  by death, and nearly all of them  wero in debt for their paper.  Their poor souls have our sympathy.  In England are raised tho finest  beef cattle in the world, and yet  there is little pasturage in that  country. Peas, beets, mangels,  vetch and clover raised, and fed to  stock will take care o������ eight to ton  head, as compared with ono where  the average is used for pasture!  In Texas tbey are putting the  professional gamblers in jail, but  not so in some parts of B. 0.. In  some towns in this'province the  local authorities permit gambling,  thinking that it makes business  more prosperous. This is an erroneous idea, as the prosperity that  is bailt upon the tears of women,  and the curses of men cannot be  lasting. We have seen right here  in Greenwood women weeping,  with breaking hearts, because their  husbands had been ruined by the  gambling mania.  Thinking Themes  As a rule we uphold anything  and everything that redounds to  our personal advantage. That is  why the booze dealer says that a  shot or two will do you no harm,  and others pursue the same tactics  according to their line of business.  Most of people excuse .anything  The millennium is hastening on.  The greatest foe to human progress has been war. So long as  war was tho fashion and men  fought continually, society had no  chance to develop.  It was like a plant which is constantly cut off just as it is beginning  to put forth leaves.  The human race has never grown  so fast in the history of the world  as it has in America since the war  of the rebellion. More progress,  economically, ethically and industrially has been made here in the  last fifty years than anywhere else  in any 500 years.  If war, and all militarism, and  military preparedness, could be  abolished in the earth, and a ra-  That tho man who sleeps between a pair of blankets all winter  is on a par with tho individual who  wears his underclothes six months  and as likely to contract pneumonia  was the announcement Monday of  Health Officer Dr. J. B. Anderson,  who is conducting a campaign to reduce the number of deaths from  pneumonia, which, the records of  last year show, amounted to more  than for any other disease, tuber-  colosis not being any exception.  Dr. Anderson said that' it was  probable that every citizen of Spokane has pneumonia germs in jhis  nose and that if he fails to observe  the proper precautions he may be  one of the four-score victims to pad  the city death roll next year. In  his crusade against pneumonia Dr,  Anderson is producing the records,  which show that 101 persons died  last .year, many of whom were  strong, but failed to observe the  proper sanitary precautions.  In his admonitions lately Dr.  Anderson urged sheets instead of  woolen blankets and attacked the  practice of visiting where pneumonia patients are being cared for.  Dr. Anderson said:  "Pneumonia is more"prnvalent  during cold weather, probably due  to tho fact that during winter we  shut ourselves in unventilated  houses.  "Pneumonia is not contracted in  fresh, open air,  "The pneumonia germ is a very  friendly little fellow. Rarely do  you find him absent from the nose  and mouth of any one, ready,to go  to work at the first opportunity  presented by lowered vitality.  "The first step in pneumonia  prevention is to ventilate our  houses. Ventilate in cold weather,  in lainy weather, as well as during  warm weather. Open your windows and doors and keep them  open fifteen or twenty minutes  night and morning. You will be  surprised to observe how quickly  your house will warm up after this  treatment. The next time you  feel chilly, the thermometer registering seventy, just try opening up  the windows five or ten minutes  instead of putting more coal in the  heater.  Be sure and keep your bedroom  windows open during sleeping  hours. It is difficult for people to  believe such rigid action is good  for their health, but we know they  are more than safe if they are  properly covered. Sleep between  sheets;; If you find it chilly on going to bed, use tho chauffer of the  French���������hot water bottle���������a fow  minutes beforo retiring  "Look to your living rooms which  are usually overheated. A temperature of seventy degrees Farn-  heit is plenty warm; sixty-eight is  better. Moisture should be continually supplied by having a teakettle on tho stove, or a shallow  pan of water on tho radiator. Modern furnaces are provided with a  water pot in tho air chamber. Inspect this night and morning; seo  that it is continually filled with  water.  "Then adapt your clothing to  the temperature. If you keep a  tropical temperature in your house,  don't forget that tho Arctic zone  is represented outside.  "Pneumonia is contagious, so do  not visit and come in close contact  with anyone suffering from pneu  monia.  If you have pneumonia you  can't get well without fresh air  and the recumbent posture."-  Spokesman Review.  The Indians  That wo Canadians are a great  good Christian and just people  there can be- no doubt. We ourselves are prepared to admit it.  But we have a penchant for leaving  things unfinished. We trust a  great deal in the Lord Almighty.  Which is all very well. But we  don't' do our part as well as we  should, with the result that we find  many things well started but poorly  finished.  Ono of these things is our Indian  policy. Which is no doubt one of  the best-intended things ever  evolved but it works like molasses  in water.  Away   back   somewhere   about  fifty or one hundred  years ago the  happy   thought   was   evolved   to  select the choicest parcels of land  in British Columbia, and upon this  land to put the Indians,   where  they could  have everything they  needed to live upon���������if they worked for it.    This was all  very good  of  us.    Tho Indian  was running  wild.    He   owned   everything in  sight���������so far as  he could or can  own anything.    We confined him.  We put him into, smaller quarters  to tame him.    It was the first step  looking to his uplift���������his civilizing.  It was the first step.    It was also  tho last step.    We haven't stepped  any higher in the civilizing business.    Neither has the Indian. We  gave him oceans of valuable land,  and no implements or knowledge  with which to work it.    We shoved  him off into paradise when ho was  only   acquainted   with tho other  place���������and then  forgot him.    The  open church, tho open school, the  open  door,  all  was a myth.    No  doubt the intent and purpose of the  law were "most commendable!   But  we didn't finish the job. We didn't  put men on these Indian  reserves  to teach the savage anything".    We  gave him no schools; we gave him  no implements to work with; we  gave him  no incentive to   work.  *j  vVe took from him the only honor  he was capable of understanding���������  that of the wild���������and gave him  nothing to replace it.  The whole job has been a bungle.  The land���������tens of thousands of  acres���������that theindian should make  use of lies idle. The Indians never  have been taught how to till it, and  the Indians cannot sell it, to somebody who would till it because they  do not own it and cannot sell what  they do not own.���������Enderby Press.  books telling how animals may be  trapped successfully. There are  large wholesale dealers in pelts in  the United States who handle annually hundreds of thousands of  skins and havo regular trade lists  for prices which are printed and  distributed by tens of thousand.  Wild animal life is rapidly becoming a thing of the past. Heartless-  nesB and commerce are performing  the unholy deed.  Be just, for justice is righteousness, and the chief end of the law.  Be merciful, for mercy saves, and  is the fulfilment of the reign of  love. Be kind, for kindness is  love made manifest. ���������Dumb Animals.  WESTERN - - HOTELS.  NEWIIAKKE'I'   1IOTEI. ',  Is the home for all tourists and  millionaires visiting* New Denver, British Columbia.  A. JAC0BS0N, Proprietor.  THK   PROVINCE   HOTEL  Grand Forks, B.C., .is in the centre  of the city, and furnishes the public  with every accommodation at  reasonable rates.  Emll Lai-sen, Proprietor,  THIS   KASLO   HOTEL  Kaslo, B. C��������� is a comfortable  home for all who travel to that  city.  ��������� Cockle & Papwortn.  HOTEL KEREMEOS  Opposite depot. Extensive alter  ations have recently been made  rendering this hotel one of the ���������  ' most comfortable in the interior.  , A choice selection of liquors and  cigars. New pool rooin and sample  rooms in "connection.  Mrs. A. F. K1HBY  HOTEL CASTLEGAR, Castlegar Junction. All modern. Excellent  accomodations for tourists and  drummers. Boundary train leaves  here at 9.10 a.m.  W. il. CAGE. Proprietor  Rolling Stock  That the three leading railways  of the Dominion havo this year  placed orders for no less than 43,-  lG-i freight care and 728 locomotives is one of the facts revealed in  a story of the railroads and the  crop movement in the Monetary  Times last week.  It is shown that the Canadian  railroads have bombarded every  locomotive and foundary company  in Canada with orders for new  equipment which will keep them  busy well into 1913. In addition  large orders have been placed with  United States companies, so that  the risk of congestion in the crop  movement may be minimized.  There are about 20,000 more  cars available this year than last  year for the movement and 400  locomotives.  SHEBBKOOKE   HOUSE  Nelson; B. C. One minute's walk  from C. P. R station. Cuisine  unexcelled; Well heated and ventilated;  JLAVINGE & DUNK, Propiletors.  TBKMONT   HOUSE  Nelson, B. C, is run on the American and European plan. Steam  heated rooms. All white labor.  Special attention paid to dining  room.  Ranaome & Campbell, Props,  GRANITE CREEK HOTEL  Granite Creek, B. C.   Headquar-  ters.for miners, prospectors and  railroad men.   Good stabling, in  connection.     Tasty   meals and >  pleasant rooms.  H. G00DISS0N, Proprietor  ALGOMA HOTEL  Deadwood, B. C. This hotel is  within easy distance of Greenwood  and provides a comfortable ���������. home  for travellers. The bar has..the  best of wines, liquors and cigars.  JAMES HENDERSON, Proprietor  THE SIMILKAMEEN HOTEL  Priucetou. This hotel Is new, comfortable  well-furnished, and Is close to tlie railway  depot. Modern accommodation aud sample rooms.  SUMMERS & WARDLE, Proprietors  TULAMEEN HOTEL  Princeton, B. C. is the headquarters for miners, investors  and railroad men. A fine location and everything first-class  KIRKPATRICK & MALONE, Proprietors.  Forest Fire Fighters  imiDESvii,r,E hoxbi..  Bridesville, B. C. This hotel is  within easy reach of all the leading  Boundary towns and the centre oi  a fine farming district.  THOMAS   WALSH,   Proprlotor.  Frank Fletcher  Provincial Land Surveyor,  Nelson, B. C.  J. E. CAMERON,  Leading Tailor of the Kootenays.  KASLO,    B.   O.  liAKEVIEAV   HOTEL  . in Nelson, B. C, employs all  white help and is a home for the  world at jl.00 a day.  Nap. Hullette, Vroprlotor.  H. W. Farmer  Notary Public. Real Estate. Etc,  Rock Creek, B. C.  The Steel Trap  Few   people  know   how  much  suffering is caused by the trapping  of wild animals.    There are thousands of hunters and trappers in  this country  who are destroying  hundreds of thousand of animals  yearly, in order to furnish furs for  uncivilized man and, particularly,  barbaric woman.    No pen can do  adequate justice to the tragedy of  the steel trap.    Laws are urgently  required to carefully regulate the  use of traps where they cannot be  wholly prohibited.    Myriads of unfortunate little animals are left to  starve   or freeze,  and  suffer for  days until death gives them relief  or the hunter  finally   mercifully  knocks them on the head.   Some  states have a law requiring that  traps should be visited every one  or two days.   Such laws should be  passed in every state, where trapping cannot be legally forbidden.  Enormous numbers of animals are  trapped in Canada for their furs,  which are largely shipped to  the  United States.   One by one whole  species of animals are being exterminated.  There are prosperous journals  devoted to trapping interests in  this conntry and whole libraries of  During the coming winter the  officers in charge of the Brazeau  and   Athabaska divisions   of   the  Rocky Mountains   forest reserves  propose to  make  "administrative  site" surveys at different points on  the reserves.    Upon these sites it  is proposed to. erect ranger and  look-out stations which will be no  farther apart than  one day's trip  by pack train,  along the primary  trail system of the Brazeau reserve.  It is the intention to erect,  this  winter,  at least three or four log  cabins for the   rangeis.    A telephone system is also being planned  whereby these ranger stations will  be connected by  telephone to the  forest   supervisor's   office.     This  office is centrally located and telephone lines will run in from all  directions, much in the. manner of  the spokes of a wheel with the central office as the hub.  This region is one of the richest  coal regions in Canada and the  further development of these coal  fields will-be amazing. A number  of large coal mines are already in  operation, and, with the completion of the branches of the G.T,P.  railway now under construction,  will be shipping thousands of tons  daily.  With the future development of  this country, the timber must be  preserved. This region has once  been forested with very valuable  timber, which has largely been  destroyed by fires in the past.  There is still an abundant supply  ARG������   TUNNEL  Work goes steadily on at  the Argo mine, and indications  point to the early striking of the  lead. From the amount of lead  matter that has recently been encountered it looks as though a  large deposit of high grade ore  might be struck any day. A few  shares of the Argo mining stock  make a good holiday present,  and at the same time will assist  one of the most important enterprises in the district. He who  helps his town helps himself.  OLA LOFSTAD  President  JAMES McCREATH  Secretary.  of mine-prop timber, however,  and the whole region is green with  young lodgepole pine from ten to  thirty years in age. If preserved  from fire this will be au invaluable  asset to the country, both for  economic uses and as protection to  the headwaters of all the rivers  which rise in the foothills of the  eastern slope.  lately.  The function of the spleen���������an  age-long puzzel ��������� Dr. Abrams  claims to have discovered. It is  to regulate the number of leucocytes, or white corpuscles, in the  blood. The corpuscles are Nature's  great germ destroyers, he claims.  To increase them, a concussion of  the eleventh dorsal spine is necessary; to reduce, concussion of the  second lumbar spine.  they were surmounting the highest  barriers ? Surely the man who is  doing his work faithfully and well  is not only upon the road to success, but whether he knows it or  not, has already arrived there.���������  Harlan Bead.  When you want a headstone or  monument write to the Kootenay  Monumental Works, Nelson, B.C.  No Need To Fib  Cure Consumption  Pathway of Success  By a method of tapping on the  spine Dr. Albert Abrams of San  Francisco, claims today to have  discovered the means of curing  tuberculosis in its early stages;and  also appendicitis. ' This announcement was made by Dr. Abrams  beforo the annual convention of  the American Association for Study  of   Spondylothorapy,   iu   session  There are men who inquire the  way to success and how long it  will take to get there, as though  the place for which they pine were  far away and only to be reached  by some unknown path; whereas,  in fact, it is so near, and the road  to it so plain, that no one can miss  it if his eyeB are not closed or  blinded. The thing most characteristic of men who have attained  great things is that the hardest  work they did, and the most severe  trials they passed through, were  at the beginning. Shall, we say,  then, that they were not moat en-  An overdressed woman of a certain age met an old acquaintance  on the train.  "And how aro you, after all  theBeyear? Yes, this is my little  girl, just four and one-half years  old."  The little girl turned, whispering: "Mother, look at his hat.  You needn't fib; he's not the conductor."  Mean Advantage  Count Dodo���������Did he challenge  you too duel.  Prince Wigwag���������Bah, yes. He  knew, that I had pawned my sword  for a laundry bill.  Subscribers are reminded that  The Ledge is $2 a year when  paid in advance. When not so  paid it is $2.50 a year.  titled to be called successful while I ^^o^dVuw'  cures colds, and heals  :���������      :s      ao cents.  mmMmmm wm  THE   LEDGE,   GREENWOOD,   BRITISH   (COLUMBIA.  '   ', ������������������'"',,    ;'"��������� '������'-���������'. :- (* ���������      ".-'.'-���������-a,     '������������������<.���������.;���������'���������'.',���������!���������*���������' '''���������^&'.V'^^K?^  .     ,''   ���������     ',..������������������"...������������������   .-.'���������'   ;'.    - -s v.-/A^^^WiK^ii,  - ..������������������  : - ���������'������������������ '������������������ '���������- -V ^~\MMmi  TEMPERANCE |  is all right if shorn of humbuggery.  Too much water drinking is  just  as injurious as too much liquor or  " anything else.  OUR PURE WINES  AND LIQUORS  , are medicinal if notiabused.'*? Every  household should have a moderate  ��������� supply of pure wines or liquors iu  the closet for emergency���������either  unexpected visitors or sudden ill���������  ��������� ��������� ness, when a drop of pure liquor  in time may forestall all necessity  for drugs.  I Greenwood Eiquor {Many, Importers, -greenwood, B. & f  & **^������������:������x������:������:*>������X"X������<������<>*>M^i,M������>**t-* ������������������>x������X'*<*-*>**'><>,Y>>*4*-**^  <-������-������'2S<-5-H-5-^?s*^-H*5^^  Dealers in Fresh and Salt Meats, Fish  and Poultry. Shops in nearly all the  towns of the Boundary and Kootenay.  Lord Brougham's Curious Experience With a "Spook."  A COMPACT AND ITS SEQUEL,  The Creepy Story as It Was Told In  tho English ' Statesman's Autobiography���������Goethe Once Saw a Specter  of Himself���������A "Ghost" Cuvier Saw.  ^���������������������������^���������������������������^���������^^���������S*-^--'^^  f!  ��������� 'tl  i  | Greenwood to Phoenix Stage |  |~ Leaves Greenwood Daily at 3 p. m. =������  g Arrives Greenwood Daily at 10 a. m. =s  - - CLUB CIGAR STORE ~S  ST GREENWOOD OFFICE  |h. m. laing, proprietors  i9&������fS&9������99������������&&������099������ee99999������������&������9999&eee99e99S&^e@9^  ANALYSIS OF WATER  Chlorine   8.14  Sulphuric Acid  3*53*43  Silica    74-29  Lime  84.57  Alkalies as Soda   5.91  Magnesia ..:  232.00  Litlria  .86'  Sul pi) uretted Hydrogen 32.00  Has recently been thoroughly  renovated and re-furnished, and  is now the greatest health resort upon, the continent. Natural hot water iu baths, 124 degrees of heat. A course of baths  at Halcyon will cure nervous  aud muscular diseases and eliminate rheumatism aud metalic  poisons from the system. The  water heals liver, kidney and  stomach complaints. The rates  are $2 a day up; or $12 weekly  up. Postoffice, express and telegraph offices in connection.  a  (1  11  o  11  11  ii  I William Boyd, Proprietor,  :     :     fialcyon, B. &.������  <&&������&������&&?������&������<  The Midway Store for Quality Goods!  General Merchandise, Boots, Shoes,  Dry Goods, Hardware, Sleighs,  Wagons, Buggies and all kinds of  Agricultural" and Horticultural Implements and Appliances.  i  i  h  JAS. G. McMYNN, MIDWAY, B. O. j  LEDGE ADS. BRING RESULTS  ?<g������45������4?2&������&������&������e5������<3&^<&&5&5������  Plumber  land Tinner  I havo taken ovor the  McArthur. shop and am  prepared to execute all  orders for plumbing and  tinsraithing. Get your  stoves in condition before tho enow flies.  I GEORGE CLERF.  LYNN CREEK DAIRY  =^  DELIVERED  To any part of the city or district  J. McDONELL, Proprietor  MjXjXjXJXjXjXjSj/tjXjXjBjdJtjXjXjP,  Reaves Mother Lode  9.30 a.  m.  6:30 p. m.  Lea ves Greenwood  2:00 p.  8:30 p.  in.  in.  Saturday last stage leaves  Mother Lode6p.m. .Returning,  leaves Greenwood 10 p. m.  Greenwood Office  NORDEN   HOTEL  JX JX JX J* Jit JX JXJX JX JXJX JX J������J������ J* JXJX  Baggage   transferred   to  any part of the City.   Furniture moved to any part of  the District.   General Dray  ing of all kinds.  SIDNEY OLIVER.  Don't Be HOODWINKED  WE NEVER CHANGE BRANDS  r  il  ARE A 1 QUALITY  The BRILL!ANTES  Arc the Best Clear Havaoas in Canada  Made by Union Labor In llie best Hygienic Factory Iii the country.  Call for  tlicm and tfet value for your money In-  Htc.id of rope  WILBERG & W0LZ, Prop. D.C. Cl-jar  Factory, New Westminster, D. C,  There was a certain Plsander whose  name has been preserved In one of the  proverbial savings of the Greeks because be lived in continual fear of see-  lng bis own guo.st. Just tbut thing happened to the German poet Goethe. One  day, when he was out riding lu a  spot somewhat removed from the usual  haunts of men. he saw a horsuman  approaching liiin. and as it drew near  he saw that the rider wus no-less a'  person than 'hiruself-nls other self���������  though dressed differently. Twenty  years after lie found himself quite  without forethought'of the matter In  the same place on Horseback and dressed just as was the uppuritlou of himself which he had met there two decades before.  Lord Brougham 'pronounced Urootm.  the English statesman,'orator und author, after whom the well known  species of vehicles wus mimed, had u  remarkable experience with a "spook."  Be tells the story In Ills autobiography  published in 1871.  "A most remarkable thing happened  to me," he says,"'so remarkable that 1  must tell the story from' the beginning  After 1 left tlie high school (In Edinburgh) I went with <!.. my niosi Intl  mate friend, to attend the rinses In  the university.. We freiiueutly in our  walks discussed and speculated upon  rami's grave subjects, among others  on the Immortality of the soul and a  future state. This question nnd the  possibility. I will not say or ghosts  walking, but of the dead appearing  to the living, were subiects of much  speculation, and we actually committed  the folly of drawing up un agreement  written with our blood, to tbe effect  that whichever of us died flrst should  appear to the other nnd thus solve  any doubt we had entertained of the  ���������life after death."  "After we had finished classes at  college G.went to India, having got  an appointment there In the civil service. He seldom wrote tne. and after a  lapse of a few years 1 had almost forgotten him. .Moreover, bis family having little connection with Kdinburgh,  I seldom saw or heard anything of  them, so that nil the old schoolboy intimacy had died out and 1 bad nearly  forgotten his existence. I had taken,  as I have said, a warm bath, and while  In It and enjoying the comfort of the  beat after the late freezing 1 had undergone I turned my head round toward the chair on which I had deposited my clothes as I was about to  get out of the bath. On the chair sat  G. calmly looking at me. How I got  out'of'the bath I know not. but on recovering' my senses I found myself  sprawling on the floor. The apparition or whatever It was that had taken  the likeness or G. had disappeared."  It was afterward ascertained that G.  had died in India on the very day his  apparition was seen by Lord Brougham.  Very similar is an incident related  by Sir Walter Scott under date of 1818.  A certain Mr. Bullock had been employed by Sir Walter to make Improvements at Abbotsford. Mr. Bullock  ���������was called to London, and during his  absence the Incident narrated In the  following letter took place. Seott, writing to a Mr. Terry, says:  "The night before last we were  awakened by a violent noise like the  drawing of new boards along the new  part of the house. I fancied something had fallen and thought no more  of It This was about 2 In the morning. Last night at the same witching  hour the same noise ocurred. Mrs. S.,  as you know, Is rather tlmersome, so  I got up with Beardy's broadsword  tinder my arm���������  "Sat bolt upright  And read? to fight  "But nothing was out of order. Neither could 1 discover what occasioned  the disturbance." The strange thing  about this 1b that Bullock died in London on the very day. and as near as  could be ascertained at the very hour  that Sir Walter heard the "spooks" at  'Abbotsford. In writing later to the  eame correspondent he said: "Were  you not struck with the fantastical co-  Incidence of our nocturnal disturbance  at Abbotsford with the melancholy  event that followed? 1 protest to you  that the noise resembled half a dozen  men hard at work pulling up boards  and furniture, and nothing could be  more certain than that nobody was on  the premises at tbe time."  These are Instances of what may be  termed successful ghosts. Tbe ghosts  that bave failed are perhaps entitled  to a brief notice. A "ghost" once undertook to frighten the great naturalist. Cuvier. This ghost appeared with  an ox's head. Cuvier awoke and found  the fearful thing glaring and grPnnlng  at his bedside.  "What do yon want?"  "To devour you." growled the ghost  "Devour me," quoth the great  Frenchman, "hoofs, horns, graminivorous?   You can't do It   Clear out!"  And clear out tho discomfited ghost  did.���������Kansas City Star.  Humor and  Philosophy  9y 7>V/tCAJ* M. SMITH  PERT PARAGRAPHS.  TT is seldom the enjoyment of tho  making of money and the enjoyment of the spending of it Is coexistent in the same person.  The fellow who Is fond of his worlJ  doesn't trouble the boss much.  ' There ar������ a lot of reasonable thlngij  that are in no way. connected with  reason.  Tell me what you' admlro and 1*11 tell  you the sort of pel-son you are., But  what of it?  Being beautiful Is often more a mat j  ter of judgment than of accident  The wife of a successful man is al*  most sure to be a woman of expedients,  THE BRUNSWICK HOTEL  CIGAR    AND   NEWS   STAND  CARMI        -        - B.    C.  Is now open to, the public, New builds  ing, new furnishings and everything for  the comfort of our patrons, Sample room  arid barn in connection,  ���������fr'/ffX  >,'--'''..,  ������������������������MPPj  ���������;*��������� VwJifel  C  J, R SHERIDAN  " ���������   ..    MANAGER  mmm&wm  NEW ADVERTISING SCALE.  It takes a smart man to come  right when he gets in wrong.  out  Good intentions need to be attached  to a dynamo in order to amount to anything.  ������Ton have to keep going ahead II you  would prevent sliding backward. Mature abhors statics.  The coal man Is grinning across the  street as we pay the last ice bill of the  season.  Tho Silvery Lining.  There's no use In moaning:.  In weeping and groaning.  The sun may bo shining  Ere yet It Is noon.  His warm rays may cheer,you  And hope nestle near you.  So cease your repining  And look for it soon.  Make end to the sighing,  For swift hours are flying  And joy at your casement  Is calling to you.  Make haste, then, to meet It  Go smiling to greet It  Give care Its effaoeraent  And hide It from view.  Oh, turn your face sunward'  And listen for ono word,  A message of sweetness.  Of love pure and true!  Be happy, my dearie;  Be smiling and cheery,  And then with completeness  Will joy,come to you.  The newspapers in Greenwood, Phoenix and Grand Forks have adopted the  following scale for legal advertising:  Application   for   Liquor  Licence  (30 days)  .#5.00.  Certificate of Improvement Notice  (60 days) ��������� ; $7.50  Application to Purchase Land Notices (60 days) $7.50  Delinquent Co-owner Notices (90 "  days) $10.00  Water Notices (small) $7-50  All other legal advertising, 12 cents a  line, single column, for tlie first insertion; and 8 Cents a line for each subsequent insertion.  Noupariel measurement  ���������ESTRAY  NOTICE  STRAYED into Carmi, early in the  summer, two bay horses.   Brands'cannot  be made out. Owner wishing information  can notily F. C. Johnson.   i> '       '   ,   ' 1  Carmi, December 12, 1912.   ���������   ���������  EHOLT, B,  I GOlillE  John   JVTelfellaK  Preprieter.  ,'  COUNTY COURT OF YALE.  *  Useful Jack. J*  F  ' "He is superior  to nothing."  "Who���������Jack?"  "Yes."  "Why, he's an  expert"  "In what?"  5 "Chorus 'girls."-  A SITTING of the County Court of Yule will  be holden at the Ooitrt House, Greenwood,  on TuoHday the 21st day of January, 1013, nt  eleven o clock in tlie forenoon.  By order,  WALTER DEWDfJEY,  Registrar C. C.  of Y.  RE  'OKANAGAN TELEPHONE COMPANY'S ACT."  tt     ������t  Certainly Hard.  "That girl is something remarkable."  "You think so V"  "I know It."  "I don't see anything remarkable  about her."  "She is always so sweet tempered, and  she wears a shoe three sizes too small."  .work  V  The Old Adage.  "It's a poor rule that won't  both ways."  "Huh!" i   -  "What?"  "It's a poor rule that won't work always."  Appreciated Silence.  "How did  he make out as toast-  master?"  "Very fine, indeed."    ���������  "What did he say?"  "Nothing.   He forgot his speech".  Once Morn.  "Money did it."  "What���������spoil somebody?"  "That's as you look at it."  "What do you tueuu?"  "Got her n husband."  TVTOTICE is hereby given that appli-  -"���������^- cation will be made to the Legislative Assembly of the Province of British  Columbia at its next session for an Act to  amend the "Okanagan Telephone .Company's Act," being chapter 55 of the Statutes of British Columbia, 1907, in manner  following:���������  1. By inserting after the word "telephone," in the second line of subsection  (b) of section 7 of the said Act, the words  "arid telegraph"; and by inserting before  the word "line," in the fifth line of said  subsection (b), the words "and telegraph"; and by inserting between the  words "line" and "along," in the said  fifth line of said subsection (b), the words  "or lines."  2. By amending subsection (d) of subsection 4 of subsection (b) of section 7 of  the said Act by adding at the end thereof  the words "or telegraph."  3. By amending subclause (e) of subsection '4 of subsection (b) of section 7 of  the said Act by inserting between the  word "telephone" and the word "system"  the words "or telegraph."   ��������� ���������    -   -  4. By providing that section 98 of the  Companies Clauses Act" be modified so  that the "ordinary meetings" of the Company shall be held yearly instead of half-  yearly.  5. 'By providing that section 104 of  the "Companies Clauses Act" be modified so that seven members actually present and representing in person or by  proxy six-tenths of the subscribed capital  of the Company shall constitute a quorum.  6. By changing the name of the Company from "Okanagan Telephone Company" to "Okanagan Telephone and  Telegraph Company."  Generally by making such further  amendments to the said Act, in addition  to those above set forth, as may be necessary to enable the Company to construct,  maintain, and operate a line or lines of  telegrapb^asJwellHas a telephone line or  lines.  Dated at New Westminster, B. C, this  12th day of November, a. d. 1912.  WHITESIDE & EDMONDS,  Solicitors for the Okanagan Telephone  Company.  PILLOW RIVER���������On main line of  Grand Trunk Pacific and Pacific &  Hudson Bay Railway. It is the  desire of the Railway Company to  make it one of the most important  towns in the entire Canadian West.  Lots $ 10 down, $10 monthly; no interest; no taxes. Write today for  full information. Pac. Bond & Land  Corp.,   Ltd.,   425   Pac.    Building,  Vancouver, B. C.  First-class in everything.  Steam heat, electric light,  private baths. Telephone  in every room. First-class  bar and barber'shop.   -  'Bus meets all trains.  Greenwood City Waterworks Company  The Surest Way.  "He couldn't hypnotize me."  "He could hypnotize anybody."  "How does ho do It?"  "By jingling dollars In his pocket1  V  Poor Fellow!  "What is your occupation?"  "I am a receiver."  "Of what?"  "Rejected manuscripts."   ^  l  No man Is so tall that he need never  stretch and none so small that be need  never stoop.���������From the Danish.  It Is well for one to know more than.  be sayn.���������Plautus,  Need It.  "Where Is your father going to spend  the second week of his vacation?"  "Oh, I think ho will coma homo.jeJ  nest then." .  Too Bad. -^  "I'd hate to bo a vegetarian."  "Why?"  "They can't make either end meat'  t  It Can't Be Dons.  You cannot drink with all the lada  That round tho barroom ���������wait  And all your days go honest ways  And keep your head on atrautht  ���������^���������^���������'������������������������������������'������������������'S^C'**.'****'*.**^**^  1 SHOES SHINED I  At the Windsor Hotel by I  ZACK WATSON  MESSENGER SERVICE  ADVERTISE IN TBE LEDCE  oooooooooo<>oooooooooooooo<)1.  T.    THOMAS  CLOTHES CLEANED  PRESSED AND REPAIRED  TAILOR - GREENWOOD  0000-00000<KKgO-CK>0-OOOOCr3-*>><>^  Synopsis of Coal Mining Regulations.  COAL mining rights of the Dominion,  iu Manitoba, Saskatchewan aud Alberta, the Yukon Territory, the Northwest Territories and in a portion of British  Columbia, may be leased for a term of  twenty-one years at an annual rental of  $1 an acre. Not more than 2,560 acres  will be leased to one applicant.  Application for a lease must be made  by the applicant in person to the Agent  or Sub-Agent of the district in which the  rights applied for are situated.  In surveyed territory the land must be  described by sections, or legal sub-divisions of sections, and in unsurveyed  territory the tract applied for shall be  staked out by the applicant himself.  Each application must be accompanied  by a fee of $5 which will be refunded if  the rights applied for are not available,  but not otherwise. A royalty shall be  paid on the merchantable output of the  mine nt the rate of five cents per ton.  The person operating the "mine shall  furnish the Agent with sworn returns  accounting for the full quantity of merchantable coal mined and pay the royalty  thereon: If the coal mining rights are  not being operated, such returns should  be furnished at least once a year.  The lease will include the coal mining  rights only, but the lessee may be permitted to purchase whatever available  surface rights may be considered necessary for the working of the mine at the  rate of $ 10.00 an acre.  For full information application should  be made to the Secretary of the Department of the Interior, Ottawa, or to any  Agent or Sub-Agent of Dominion Lands.  W. W. CORY,  Deputy Minister of the Interior.  N.B.���������Unauthorized publication of this  advertisement will not be paid for.  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  Bear Lake in early days ;  how justice was dealt in  Kaslo in '93; how the  saloon man outprayed the  women in Kalamazoo, and  graphically depicts the  roamings of a western  editor among the tender-  feet in the cent belt. It  contains the early history  of Nelson and a romance  of the Silver King mine.  In it are printed three  western poems, and dozens of articles too numerous to mention. Send for  one before it is too late.  .The price is 25 cents,  postpaid to any part of the  world. Address - all letters to  i?. T. Lowery  GREENWOOD, B. C.  QUEEN'S   HOTEL,  FKCOEHSTI25:     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.  CHISHOLM & HAKTMAN    -    Props..  ON PARLE FRANCAIS  NATIONAL HOTEL  GREENWOOD, B. C. ���������  The  Really Best House  in the Boundary.  Recently Remodelled and  Strictly Up-to-Date.  Restaurant in connection  OWEN   BOYER  PROP.  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. Cartier, Mgr.  GRAND CENTRAL   HOTEL   Opposite Postoffice, NELSON, B.C.  American and European Plans.  H. H. PITTS, Prop.  TUNING  Mr. Charles E. King will visit  Greenwood at an early date. Leave  orders for guaranteed pianoforte  tuning at White's Drug Store.  CENTRAL HOTEL  PHOENIX.  One of the largest hotels in  the city. Beautiful location,  finerooms and tasty meals.  A. O. JOHNSON  PROP.  NELSON HOUSE  NELSON.  European Plan.  Cafe open day and night.   Bar.  Merchant's lunch 12 to 2.  SMOKE   Mountaineer and Kootenay Standard Cigars.   Made by  J, C. THELIN & Co., NELSON.  ASSAY ER  E. W. WIDDOWSON, Assayer and  Chemist, Box biioS, Nelson, B. C.  Charges:���������Gold, Silver, Lead or Copper,  $t each. Gold-Silver, or Silver-Lead,  i.1.50. Prices for other metals: Coal,  Cement, Fireclay analyses ou applica:  tion. Tlie largest custom assay office iu  British Columbia.  WATER NOTICE  NOTICE is hereby given that I,  Thomas Wake, intend to apply to the  Water Recorder, at Fairview, B. C, for  a licence to take and use twenty-five (25)  miner's inches of water out of McCarren  creek, to be taken out at a point where  said creek is crossed by my East boundary line, and to be used for irrigation,  agricultural and domestic purposes on  Lot 2084, Township 70, O3oyoos Division  of Yale District.  TIIOMAR WAKE, Applicant,  Greenwood, B. C.  pated this 25th day of November, 1912.  W.  A. WARD  Phone 27.  PROPRIETOR.  O. Box 597.  STARKEY & CO.  NELSON, B. C.  MINING  BROKERS  PROSPECTS   BOUGHT   AND    SOLD  LOWERY'S CLAIM  During tho 87 monthn that Lowory'e  Claim was on earth it did business all  ovor tlie world. It was tho most  unique, independent and fearless journal over produced in Canada. Political  and theological enemies pursued it with  the vonom of a rattlesnake until the  government shut It out of the mails,  and its editor consad to publish It,  pa/tly on account of a lazy liver and  partly hecause it takes a pile of money  to run a paper that 1b outlawed. Ihere  arc still 20 difforont editions of this condemned Journal in print. Send lOconta  and got ono or $2 nud got the bunch,  R. T. LOWERY,  Greenwood, B. 0.  ALEXANDRA HOTEL  OKANOGAN FALLS  This hotel is situated in one  of the most delightful sections of the Okanogan and  provides ample and pleasant  accommodation for the tourist, sportsman and farmer.  Information about the district cheerfully furnished.  Stage line to Oroville, and  steamer on the lake.  ARN0TT & HINE      ���������      Proprietors  GREENWOOD and  MIDWAY STAGE  Leaves Greenwood for Spokane  at 7 a. m., and for Oroville at 2:30  p. m. Leave orders at Terhune'fi  Cigar Store.       Chakles Russell.  your Razors Honed $  and Your Baths at |  FRAWLEYS I  GREENWOOD, 4;  .VW*-i  >ii -MG-fe  THE  LEDGE,   GREENWOOD,   BRITISH   COLUMBIA.  0<XKX>O<><>C>C>O<>0<>0<>OO<XKK><>0<KJ  |    BOUNDARY MINES    f  ���������C*OOOOOOC>CK>OCK>00<K>-C>C>CK)<X>CK>0  Last week tho Rawhide shipped  6,075 tons of ore.  Last week the Granby mine  shipped 24,0*10 tons of ore.  Last week' the Granby smelter  treated 22,775 tons of ore.  , Last   week   the   Mother   Lode  mine shipped 7,268 tons of ore.   ,  Last week the Greenwood  smelter treated 14,585 tons of ore.  Last week the Napoleon mine  shipped 599 tons'of ore.  Last week the Queen Victoria  mine shipped 1S1 tons of ore.  The British Columbia Copper  Company produced in October  1,022,904 pounds of copper, compared with 921,364 pounds in September and 94 L,364 pounds in August. Gold recovered was 1,976  ounces, against 1,819 in tho preceding month while silver increased  to "12,364 ounces' from 10,794.  Heavy gold values have"enabled  British Columbia to land its copper in New York market at a cost  of below nine cents a pound notwithstanding a long haul across  the continent.  Officials of the British Columbia  Copper company, operating several  mines in  the Greenwood district,  together with a smelter at Green-  wood, B. C,   which has declared  8177,512 in dividends this year, or  thirty cents a share on an issued  capitalization   of 591,709   shares,  state- that another quarterly dividend pf fifteen  conts may be announced   before   January   1.    A  meeting of the  directors was held  in New York recently,  but what,  if any,  decision was arrived at in  regard to   further payments   this  year has not been made public, but  the prevailing, opinion is that   a  fourth disbursement will -be presented to the stock holders as a  Christinas gift.   The closing year  has   been   the   most   prosperous  period in the history of the British  Columbia company  the net earning having reached approximately  8900,000, according to a statement  made recently by an official of the  company   who   was in   Spokane.  The most of this will be turned into  the reserve fund and expended in  betterments    at    the   Greenwood  smelter, and in different properties.  ���������Spokane Review.  the Thursday boat and in-company  with Superintendent White went  up to the site of the big bore on  Glacier creek. He will be in camp  for the next two weeks residing at  the works. To The Miner Mr.  Elmendorf said that the Tunnel  company had completed the purchase of the Melba, Olga, Kootenay  and Little Pearl fraction claims  from Peardon & Macdonald. The  group is situated directly west and  adjoining the holdings of the Port-  Canal Mining company and carries  the same vein series.  "With the exception of one  small incorporated company we  have been entirely successful in  closing contracts with holders of  all the claims situated aloug the  line of the proposed 2,000-foot tunnel," Mr. Elmendorf said to the  interviewer. "Excellent progress  is now being made in driving the  tunnel, which is 7 x 7 in the clear.  At the start we expected some  trouble in getting through the  heavy wash on the mountain side,  but this has been successfully  passed through and we are now  entering the solid formation. All  the necessary steel and equipment  has been ordered and thoro will be  no let up in prosecuting the driving of the bore."  In acquiring the additional  claims tho company has decided to  become owners as well as operators  and the group purchased will add  materially to the assets of the  Tunnel company, besides tho very  valuable contracts already entered  into with other mining .concerns  and individuals for the transportation and handling of ores and  drainage services to be rendered.���������  Stewart Miner.  0000<>0<><>0<KX>00<>OOOCK>0<>00<K>  |  B.C. raise NEWS   I  000<>CK><>0<X>OCK>00<H>aO<>0<)OCK>0  W. J. Elmendorf, general manager of the Portland Canal Tunnels, Ltd., returned to Stewart on  The placer leases applied for on  Bitter creek and Bear river have  all been granted. From the report  of a local mining engineer and the  initial amount of work that is  being accomplished this season,  consisting of fifteen pits and two  shafts, values have been obtained  running.from 23 cents to $6 per  yard.  The same authority states that  these leases are what might be  termed ideally situated for dredging. The general average value is  good, there is any quantity of  territory and there is not a boulder  on the bars or benches that would  interfere with the working of a  bucket line. Another thing worthy  of consideration is the fact that a  railroad runs across the leases,  making it possible to bring in  equipment and place it in position  at a minimum cost. ��������� Stewart  Miner.  A pure, healthful, Cream of  Tartar Baking Powder  When buying an article of food you are  entitled to know exactly what you are buying  ���������its quality and ingredients.  If this information is refused don't buy it.  Some of the low grade baking powders are  advertised, but the ingredients of the powders  are scrupulously concealed.  A housekeeper would not use a baking powder containing alum if she knew it.  It is well when buying to examine  the label on the can. Unless it shows the  ingredient cream of tartar, don't buy it.  Dr. Price's baking powder is absolutely free from alum.  The report of the geological survey of the Dominion Department  of Mines for 1911, recently issued,  contains the summary reports of  Mr. Charles Camsell and his assistants, A. M. Bateman and others,  on tho mineral deposits of the districts tributary to Hope and Yale.  Of what is now, the property  of  The Aufeas Gold Minea, Limited,  Mr.  Camsell says:    ''A group of  three mining claims, known as the  Jumbo group, is situated  on  the  west side  of Silver 'creek,  about  four   miles   southwest   of   Hope.  The claims lie in a steep, narrow  gorge,   at an  elevation   of   about  1,100   feet   above   the   sea.    The  country  rock   is   massive   grano-  diorito,    in    places   sheared   and  traversed   by j fissures.     The   ore  deposits lie in the fissure veins and  have a width averaging about eight  inches.    Thoy contain dull-colored  arsenopyrite, and a  little chalco-  pyrite  in  a gangue of quart/., and  carry gold  as the principal valuable motal.    The value of the ore  in the fissures rangos from  $10 to  860 to the ton.    The claims are  developed   by   throe   tunnels and  several open cuts."  Of the Skagit Valley Mr. Cam-  sell and his staff have not a high  opinion. Tho story of theStevens-  Greenwalt hoax is told, and as a  summary Mr. Camsell says: "The  results of tho examination of this  deposit shows that the deposits on  and around Steamboat Mountain  do not.carry gold, and that those  at the mouth of tho Snmallow  River���������known as Twenty-Throe  Mile Camp���������while being more  promising, are of low grade."  The Steamboat, Yellow Jacket,-  Utah and Ella are declared not to  contain a trace of gold. ���������  The International, near the  boundary has little gold, but some  values in silver and copper.  The Diamond group on the west  side of the Skagit at Twenty-Three  Mile is reported to carry 81.20 in  gold and about S18.00 in silver.  Th'e Horseshoe also has values  in gold and silver, but not high.  Of the copper deposits Mr. Cam-  sell says only: "Some native  copper appears in the fracture,  planes of the surface rock."  The Si wash Creek area which  was examined by A. M. Bateman,  is considered a very promising  field. The gold occure in the  porphry dykes, and these are wide  and numerous. Similarly encouraging remarks are made about  Hidden Creek.  The Bridge River and adjacent  deposits in Lillooet are also favorably mentioned. "Free gold can  be seen in many of the veins and  can be obtained by panning from  almost any of the outcrops. In  places tho ore is exceedingly rich."  Apart from information as to  probable values of deposits in the  different fields, the report is very  interesting as it is of tho first geological recconaisance of tho Fraser  Canyon and surrounding country  since those of Dr. A. R. C. Solwyn  in 1871-2, and Dr, G. M. Dawson  a little later.  If the experts' opinions of the  deposits of the districts are less  favorable than those of the prospectors, it is not proved that the  prospectors are wrong, and the  geological information is of value  to all engaged or interested - in  the district.  MANUFACTURING JEWELER  The Only Up-to-Date Optical    M.JL���������  Department in the Interior.    i^eiSOn,  Tho old Le Roi is more than  holding its own, its output averaging 100 tons a day. The War  Eagle and Centre Star have attained a depth of 2,000 feet and the  oro and values continue. The old  camp is far from being worked out,  and apparently has many years of  life ahead of it.  At the Lilly B. mine near Siocan  City sloping has commenced. The  vein is from fourteen to twenty  inches in width, and the ore is  high grade.  Ati.in~-The following is from  theSkagway Alaskan: "There is  a shipment of a ton and a half of ore  being loaded into the hold of the  Princess Sophia this afternoon  which will net the owners more  than $30,000.  This was recently taken out of  tho Engineer mine in tho  Atlin  district,   and" brought down   last  night for shipment.    Assays from  this remarkable property have run  as high as 8100,000   to the ton,  taken from the 70-foot level.    One  lead which has been opened represents millions of dollars, and when  the mining men of the world come  to know^this property better a sensation is going to be created that  will bring the Atlin country to the  front as a mining district.     The  above is tho gist of a statement  made to us by Captain Hawthorn,  who with Captain Alexander of the  Engineer mine,  are leaving   this  evening for Vancouver' and  from  thenco will go to England for the  purpose of attracting the attention  of English capitalists to the mining  resources of the Atlin. district.  ��������� During the summer a number of  prominent -raining men- have visited the Engineer mine,  which has  had thirty men  at work for the  past season,  and they  have   expressed themselves as being astounded at the richness of the quartz  being recently uncovered.    Operations have been handicapped by the  lack of proper machinery and it is  the intention of Captain Alexander  to equip the mine with an efficient  plant for future work.  The placer operations this year  are showing better than hiterto.  It is only within the past month  that two new strikes have been  made. The output for the district  has increased, and the owners of  claims feel that the time is here  when Atlin is to come into her  ROCK   CREEK   IMPLEMENT  COM-  .*    ���������     PANY, LIMITED  TAKE NOTICE thai the Rock Creek  Implement Company' Limited intends to  apply, after the expiration of one mouth,  from the first publication of this notice,  to the Registrar of Joint Stock Companies  for the approval of the change of name  to the Rock Creek Trading Company,  Limited.  Dated at Grand Forks, B. 0., this 20th  day of December, A. D. 1912.  MILLER & COCHRANE  Solicitors for the Rock  Creek Imple:  ment Company Limited. ���������  of the Provident and Union Oil  companies. W, L. Stewart, his  son, is the vice-president.  WHY?  Why 8honld?jCauadian ham* or  bacon bo ten or twelve cents dearer  here than in England?  There is no use in making the  excuse that labor is better paid  in Canada than in England. The  excuse is bad, because the bacon  is produced by Canadian labor.  The Englishman in England pays  this cost of production, and also  the cost of transportation by rail  and ocean.  Therefore we ought to get the  bacon and ham for a good deal  less than is paid in England, instead of ten or twelve cents a  pound more.  Canada is a storehouse of- food,  producing more than it can consume, and helping to feed tho rest  of the world, yet tho price of food  is far higher here than in England,  which does not produce nearly  enough food for its own needs. .  The very best of our products  are carried past our doors and  sold in England at prices which  would not buy the most inferior  food in Canada.. '    ���������  Why ?���������Toronto Star. .  G. A. REN DEL  WE WANT MEN  Hockey Shoes and Felt Slippers  All sizes for Ladies, Misses and Children.  GREENWOOD,  B. C  HOW CHRONIC COUGHS  own.  CALIFORNIA  In the Siocan there aro thirty  men working at the Idaho-Alamo  group. It ifc the intention of the  company says the Siocan Record  to put in a compressor next spring,  at the Cumberland with water  power. An aerial tramway will  be built to Alamo. At present the  ore is being rawhided to Alamo  station.  Mining conditi6ns in Rossland  are better than thoy have been for  several years. The Center Star,  War Eagle and Le Roi employ  about 500 men. 1  After years of strenuous efforts to  obtaiu control of independent oil  companies operating in California  and on the Pacific coast that they  might successfully combat the  Standard Oil in the struggle for  supremacy in the Asiatic aud  European business, the Shell interest of London, headed by Sir  Marcus Samuel, chairman and  dominant official of the Shell company, havo virtually completed a  deal whereby they will take Over  the Union Oil company of California and the outputs of tho General  Petroleum company and the independent oil producers.  The deal involves $50,000,000.  It is reported that the Associated  Oil Company, 300,000 of whose  400,000 shares are held by the  Southern Pacific and Southern  Pacific officials and allied capitalists, are included in the negotiations. Whether this is so is not  definitely known.  Negotiations wore conducted  through Lyman and W. L. Stewart  at Los Angeles. The Stewarts are  said to figure in the deal to an extent approximated at over $20,-  000,000.  Lyman Stewart is tho president  We have good laws in Canada,  but we want men who are not  afraid to enforce them. The following poem by J. G. Holland  might be read with advantage by  some public men in Greenwood  and other fear-stricken districts :  A time like this  "God give us men  demands  Strong  minds, great heart,   true  iaith  and ready hands;  Men whom the ! lust I of office does not  kill;  Men whom the spoils of office cannot  buy;  Men who possess opinions and a will;  Men  who have honor,  men  .who  will  not lie;     *  Men who can stan4 before a demagog,  And damn his  treacherous  flatteries  without winking;  Tall men, sun crowned, who lived above  the fog  In public duty and in private thinking;  For while the rabble with their thumb-  worn creeds,  Their large professions and their little  deeds,  Mingle   in   selfifh   strife,   lo   freedom  weeps,  Wrong rules the land, and waiting justice sleeps."  Are Being Cured by Vinol.  Did you ever cough for a month?  Then, just think how distressing it  must be to have a cough hang on for  three months.  Mrs. Maria Primrose, of 87 Newell  Street, Brooklyn, N. Y., says: "I had  a very heavy cold which settled into  a chronic cough, which kept ' me  awake nights for fully three months,  and felt tired all the time because my  rest was broken so much. The eifect  of taking your cod liver and iron remedy, Vinol, is that my cough is gone.  I can now get a good night's rest, and  I feel much stronger in every way."  It is the combined action of the  medicinal elements, cods' livers, aided  by the blood-making and strength-  creating properties of tonic iron which  makes Vinol so efficient in curing  chronic coughs, colds and bronchitis  ���������at the same time building up th������  weakened, run-down system.  Try a bottle of Vinol, with the understanding   that   your   money   will  be returned if it does not help yoa  J. L. White, Druggist, Greenwood, B. C.  L0RNE TERHUNE  Will be pleased to meet his  many friends at the     , . ,  0. K. Cigar Store  Copper St., Greenwood.  All the leading Tobaccos  and Cigars and Cigarettes.  Candies for the Children.  ill III HE  Greenwood FEED Store  THAT COUGH IS THE  RED LIGHT OF DANGER  INDIA'S GREAT FORESTS  The hill forests of the United  Provinces and tho Punjab in India  hold very extensive stores of spruce  with which is associated the well-  known silver fir. Both these  species yield timber somewhat  similiar to the European deal,  which is used for planking, tea  boxes, packing cases and shingles.  If creosoted tho timber Bhould be  suitable for railway sleepers. It  would . yield enormous quantities  of cheap planking, and there is  little doubt that the wood both of  the Himalayan spruce and silver  fir would be excellent for the manufacture of matches and for paper  pulp. The trees grow to a very  large size, with a girth of twenty  feet and a height of 200 feet is by  no mean's common.���������American  Forestry.  Nature rings its warning. A  neglected cold is the shortest road  to physical ruin.    But���������  Mathieu's Syrup of Tar and Cod  Liver Oil removes' the present  danger and protects from future  risk.  Tar and Cod Liver Oil are twin  agents in the work of cold removal and body building. Tar  has wonderful healing and Cod  Liver Oil great body building  power. In Mathieu's Syrup thp  two are combined in a most effective way. So much so that its use in  serious colds has worked wonders  ���������but, don't wait for the cold to  become serious, attack it on its  first .approach.    Large bottle 35c.  A������k your dealer /or "Mathieu's Syrup" 0  Wlifn lie.idiiclie nnd fever nre present with  i n,li| take Miithleu's Nervine   Powders  to  -fiUivr 111-   (tvi-i   nnd n'll-iv the pnln.   J. L.  IIu lueii  Co., Props, tatcibrooke, Que.     (H)  Winnipeg Stock at Messrs Ferguson Bros,  123 Banntyne Ave., Winnipeg, Man.  TRY OUR NORTHWEST  OATS FOR CHICKEN  FEED  Adams & Brown, Props.  PHONES        -        5L and 5R  MANY EXCELLENT  POSITIONS OPEN  New  Federal Law Compels Vessels  To Have More Wireless  Operators  THE FIG LEAF AGE  One pair of rabbits can become  multiplied in four years into 1,250,-  000.  The following rhyme is going the  rounds of the press to show up the ridiculous fashions of the present day. It  originated on the Pacific slope, it is said,  and certainly contains the freshness of  Western breezes:  Little girl, you look so small,  Don't you wear no clothes at all ?  .   Don't you wear no shimmy shirt,  Don't you wear no petty skirt?  Just your corset and your hose���������  Are those all your underclothes ?  Little girl, when on the street  You appear to be all feet.  With your dress so very tight  You are an awful sight.  Nothing on to keep you warm;  Crazy just to show your form.  Little girl, you won't live long,  Just because you dress all wrong.  Can't you wear more underclothes  Than your corset and your hose ?  After a while, I do believe ,  You will dress like Mother Eve.  Many good positions ore open to  young men and women in the field  of "wireless"4 and of commercial  telegraph service. The passage of  the new federal law, effective October 1, compelling all sea going  vessels to be equipped with wireless, instruments and manned by  two competent operators has created a great demand for operators  in the marine wireless service. Federal laws now requires railways to  use more operators than ever before. The Morse Telegraph Company, of Seattle and Portland,  works in close connection wi<"*h wireless and commercial officials, and  can place graduates in good positions. It will pay you to write for  full particulars.���������Adv.  NOTICE  I have been requested to call a meeting  of the Liberals of the Greenwood Riding,  at Midway on Wednesday, 8th January,  1913, at 8 o'clock p. m., for the purpose  of forming a District Association.  JAMES KERR  ���������FREE-  TO FUR SHIPPERS  Tho most accurate, reliable ami only Market Report  anil Price List ofltit kind published.  "-Sift Bl]ube'tt ������i)ippst"  Mallod VIW.R  to thoflo Interested In  Jtaw Fun  SEND US YOUR NAME OK A POSTAL���������TODAV  It'a not a Trapper's Guide, tint a publication Issued  overy two weeks, which give* you report* of what la  Uolngln all tlio llarkotsorUio World In American  . Raw Fura. Thla Information Is worth hundreds of  dollars to you. '  Write for U���������WOW-irS FREE  A. B. SHUBERT  The Largest House In Ido World dealing exclusively In  American Raw Furs  25-27 W. Michigan SI.. Dopi 40 CHICAGO, III.. U.S.A.  LIQUOR ACT, 1910  Sec. 35.  NOTICE lu' ltoreby (riven that, on the flrst  day of February next, application will be made  to the Superintendent of Provincial Police, for  the prrant of a licence for the sale of liquor by  retail, lu and upon the premised known as the  BrmiHwlck Hotel, situate at Carmi, B.C., Similkameen Division of Yale, B.C.  Dated tills 19th day of December, 1912.  J. B. SHERIDAN  The family remedy  for  Coughs  and Colda  "Slilloh costs flo  little   and does   so muchl"

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