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New and Secorid-1  '���������������  i-mmsmmfms  OFFICE AND POCKET DIARIES FOR 1912    ,  ���������   CANADIAN ALMANACS, paper and cloth editions  WHITAKER'S ALMANAC  Cligijiiiilou  Greenwood's   Big  Furniture Store  wills i  \\m  !>V  tN������<&������9t*~**m  to see how a new piece or two  of Furniture will brighten up  ' ���������       -     your home :-  JUST TRY It  We are always'ready to  make an exchange  T. M. GULLEY & Oo.  Opposite Postofiice. - GREENWOOD, B. G. Phone 27  rCL������B CIGAR ST0RE  GREEMWOOB  WALTER G. KENNEDY  PROPRIETOR  CIGARS, TOBACCOS, PIPES AND SMOKERS'  ���������   SUNDRIES *  CANDY, FRUIT AND CONFECTIONERY  p3-   Drop in when you wish to read the latest Papers aud Magazines  Agent for Phoenix Laundry.    '    Office of Phoenix 4'MMway Stages j  THE CANADIAN BANK  OF COMMERCE  SIR EDMUND WALKER, C.V.O., LL.D., D.C.L., PRESIDENT  ' ALEXANDER LAIRD, General Manager  CAPITAL, - $10,000,000        REST, -   $8,000,000  DRAFTS ON FOREIGN COUNTRJES  Every branch of The Canadian Bank of Commerce is equipped to issue drafts on  the principal cities in the following countries without delay:  Africa Crete Greece) New Zealand  Arabia Cuba Holland w~���������'  Argentine Republic Denmark Iceland  Aiutrato Egypt India  Austria-Hungary    Faroe Islands Ireland  Belgium Finland Italy  Brazil Formosa Japan  Bulgaria Franco Java  Ceylra Fr"ch Cochin China Malta  Chili Germany Manchuria  China Great Britain Mexico -���������-���������- "IL""-".;"������__.,  The amount of these drafts is stated in the money ofthe country where they are payable; that is thoy are drawn in sterling, francs, marks, lire, kronen, florins, yen,  taels, roubles, etc, as the case may be. This ensures that the payee abroad will  receive the actual amount intended. A233  SAVINGS  BANK  DEPARTMENT  J. t. BEATTIE, Manager.        -      Greenwood Branch.     Siberia  Norway Soudan  Panama South Africa  Persia Spain  Peru Straits Settlements  Philippine Islands   Sweden  Portugal Switzerland  Roumauia TurjLcy  Russia United States  Servia     , Uruguay  Siam West Indie*, etc.  t  P. BURNS & t������> $  '���������.'������������������'������������������������������������.������������������ f.  Dealers in Fresh and Salt Meats, Fish, ��������� ^  and Poultry. . Shops in nearly all the ft  towns of Boundary and Kooten,ay. .IL  COPPER STREET, OREENWOOD *\  Trunks and Valises  Furnished Houses -  Sewing Machines  . Pianos for Rent  , Skates Ground  TRY MY 25c  CAKES  MADEIRA      CHERRY  COCOANUT      SEED   -  LUNCHEON      SCHOOL  None but the test materials  are used, wlilchrguarantees  their flavor and Quality  0PhoneA126  William C. Arthurs  THE BREAD &.CAKE BAKER  Vienna Bakery, Greenwood  HAVE YOU SEEN IT?  We have just issued*a;handsome  Illustrated Catalogue  that would do credit to any^mail-  order house, and which shows at a  glance the grip we have on the better  class of trade. We want you to see  how fine a j'ewelry store  we have.  SEND FOR ONE  A. LOGAN & Co.  GREENWOOD.     -     B. C.  ROOMS   TO   LET  In the Swayno House, Silver  Street. Clean, private and comfortable rooms in "a quiet locality  at reasonable rates. Hot and cold  baths free to guests.  . Send for a catalogue of headstones ancl monuments, made by  tho Kootonay Monumental AVorks,  Nelson, B. O.  'A RAPID RISE  A Vancouver paper bas tho following: Mr. John "West, of this  city, has just completed tho purchase of fifty feet of property on  Granville street, next to the now  Vancouver block, opposite the  Hotel Vancouver, for a figure in  the vicinity of $160,000. The  property is now occupied by a  three-storey stone building which  will be remodelled and built back  as far as the lane. The price paid  by Mr; "West figures out about  $3,200 a foot.  The vendors were Messrs Alexander Eoss of this city and Mr. J.  Yarnell of Dawson. Ju������it about a  year ago Mr. E.������.K. Steven of this  city, on their behalf, negotiated  the purchase of the same property  at $125,000 from Hon. Mr. Elphin-  stono of London, Eng.  Grev Pond has invented a snow  plough.  R. K. Steven is on a visit to the  copper metropolis.  Archie .Gills'is visiting his old  home in New Denver.  This week there was a three  day thaw in Greenwood.  There will be a ball in Okanagan Falls next Tuesday night.  Born,���������On .January 16, to Mr.  and Mrs. W. H. Rambo, a daughter.  A. L. White is in Princeton  checking up his business in that  city.  -Aid. McCreath returned from  a business trip to the Similkameen.  "Wheat and, oats are $1.50 a  hundred pounds , at Brown's,  Ferry, Wash.  There will be a meeting- of the  St. Jude's Guild at the hall next  Tuesday at 2:30.  . Born,��������� In Midway on January 17, to Mr. and Mrs. F. Bubar,  a-daughter.  Born,���������In Anaconda upon  January 15, to Mr. and Mrs. J.  L. Christain, a daughter.  R. Gaw was elected Mayor of  Grand Forks last week, defeating  B/Lequime by ten votes.  John Wilson, C.P.R. bridge  watchman, will be discharged  from the hospital this week.  Otto. Hansen is now able to  walk with the aid of a cane. He  had his leg broken last March.  Robert Brughe aud Miss Anna  Franz, both of Curlew, Wash.,  were married in GreeewoodSlast  week.  The westbound Boundary C.  P.R. tranKwas seven hours late  on Monday, owinglo' a' slide hear  Fisherman.  Last night Thomas' Williams  was pitched out of a sleigh at  Deadwood, and cracked a bone in  his right arm.  E. W. Mills, A. D. Morrison  and T. Bowen took many prizes  for their chickens, at the poultry  show in Trail.  W. H. Covert and family of  Grand Forks, have taken up their  permaneut residence at Long  Beach, California. ���������  The address of John J. Robinson, a miner, is wanted by James  Brennan, ��������� Central hotel, New  Westminister, B. C.  Subscribers are reminded that  The Ledge is $2 a year when  paid in advance. When not so  paid it is $2.50 a year.  During the Fenian Raid of  1866, Sam Johnston of Greenwood was the first man they took  a shot at.   They missed him.  For Sale���������Bakery and grocery  bnsiness in a good prosperous  town in the Similkameen valley.  Address box 262, Princeton, B. C.  In the estimates at Ottawa  $25,000 has been set down for the  new public building at Greenwood, and $40,000 for Grand  Forks.  In Phoenix six of the lodges  advertise in the local paper, while  in Greenwood not a single society  carries a line in the leading excitement.  Jimmy Britt will have a fight in  Merritt in a few days. Jimmy  says that Phoenix is sure to win  at hockey on Friday evening in  Greenwood.  Charles Kinney is .turning out  several orders for sleighs and  wagons. This is a good time to  order a wagon, and avoid the  rush in the spring.  Rev. E. R. MacLean field  worker for B.C, will give an  address on Sunday School work  in St. Columba, Presbyterian  church on Saturday, evening at 8,  This year in Phoenix D. J.  Matheson is Mayor, and the  Alderman are: James Marshall,  Theo. Biner, A. D, McKenzie, G.  W. Rodgers, W. J. Prendergast  and Mike Kane. "  Rev.   J.   R.   Mnnro,   B.   D.,  preached last Sunday evening in  the Presbyterian church Service next Sunday at II a. m.  All welcome, Mr. Munro is also  supplying Phoenix.  , While working a machine in  the Mother Lode mine on] Tues-  dav, John "Leidstrom lost his  balance and fell a short distance.  He landed on a,pile of loose rock  and severely injured his back.  The Phoenix Ski club has 18  members. The club contemplates having a race' to Greenwood and return. E. Engen  coming down the mountain at  Phoenix las week made a jump of  98 feet. He has thejOchamois  skinned to a finish.  Dr. L. E. Gilroy of Spokane,  associate of Dr. Oliver, President  of the Washington Board of the  Dental Examiners, has taken  charge ol Dr. Simmons' practice  in Greenwood. Modern dentistry  of all kinds, filling, crown and  bridge, plate and inlay work.  On Monday evening Cliff  Russell and George Clerf, were  each presented with a reclining  chair, by the members of the  Fire Brigade. The Fire Department does not overlook any of its  members when they get married.  Born���������In Grand Forks, on Saturday, January, 6, to Mr. and  Mrs. F. J. Millar, a son; on Saturday, January 6, to Mr. and  Mrs. P. Lyden, a daughter; on  Wednesday, January 10, to Mr.  and Mrs. Alex Robinson, a son;  on Tuesday,' Tanuary_9^to_Mr.  and Mrs." A. S. McKitn, a daughter.  While coming from breakfast  about "seven o'clock this morning,  Alex McDonald slipped at the  corner opposite .the Bank of  Montreal, and broke both bones  of his right leg about two inches  above the ankle. Long Alex will  be confined.tp his room for about  six weeks, and has'tEe"sympathy  of a host of friends in . his painful aud unpleasant misfortune.   .  n  Western Float  CITY COUNCIL.  The 1911 Council met on Monday evening with Aid. Sutherland  in the chair. After reading and  adopting the minutes of the previous meeting the old Council disbanded.  Mayor McLaine having taken  the oath of office took the chair.  Then the oath of office was administered by H. McCutcheon,  J. P., to Aldermen Sutherland,  McKee, Wood; Buckless and McArthur.  The following committees were  appointed for the year:    ���������  Finance���������Aids. McCreath,Wood  and McKee.  Water, Fire and Light���������Aids.  McKee, McCreath,  and Buckless.  Health, Cemetery and Pound-  Aids. Sutherland, Buckless, and  McArthur.  The following- accounts were  ordered to be paid: Fire Department, 814.00; B. O. Government,  $21.00; Nelson News, $9.24; The  Ledge, $10.10; Greenwood Feed  Store, $13.10; Electric Lights,  $140.15.  Tbo Council adjourned.  BOUNDARY BONSPIEL  The Aunual Bonspiel of the  Boundary curlers will be held in  Greenwood's fine rink on January  23 to 26. Four cups will be played for, and Grand Forks is sending four rinks, Phoenix three,  Mother Lode two, and possibly  six local rinks will take, part in  the competition. "An efficient  committee has the arrangements  in hand arid are doing their utmost to make the affair a success.  Some men would rather go away  back and sit down than stand on  ceremony.  The more money a man has the  more his relatives are willing to do  for him.  Naknsp is' anxious to, become a  city.  The postofiice at Olalla. has been  closed.  Colville is to have a' $10,000  creamery.  The Scotch will celebrate as usual  on January 25.  The old Slocan hotel in Kaslo is  being torn down.  There will be no prize fights in  Calgary this year.  The Royal Bank has opened a  branch in Blairmore.  James Findlay has been elected  Mayor of Vancouver.  The Leland hotel at Nakusp iB  now heated by steam.  . Eat Em Up Frank is keeping a  roadhouse in the Yukon.  In Rossland a wholesale liquor  license costs $150 a year.  In Vancouver more than 1,000  people attend night schools.  Tom Madden is running the  Windsor hoteHn Lundbreck.  There are 21 bachelors in Chesaw  waiting   for   leap-year   proposals.  Last " week at Quesnel Fred  Brown had both of his feet frozen.  This winter no one has been  drowned by the rain in Vancouver.  The Liberals will hold a convention in Vancouver upon February  29. ]  Harry Tweddle is packing supplies from Keremeos to the Apex  camp.  T. J. Cumberland has been appointed postmaster at Pincher  Creek.  Jeff Davis died recently at MacLeod. He was a pioneer of  Alberta.  In Calgary the commercial  travellers will build a $100,000  building.  During December the province  received nearly $250,000 for timber  revenues.-  The saloons in Oroville have to  close at midnight for a period of  five hours.    ,  In Blairmore-there are 127 dogs.  The taxes upon them amount to  $500 a year.  Rossland hotels are compelled to  put up signs showing the position  of the fire escapes.  Slocan and Kootenay lakes never  freeze. N'o other lakes so far north  have snch a record.  During 1911 the output of gold  in the United States was worth a  little over $96,000,000.  A. H. Gouge died in Nanaimo  aged 88 years. -He had been a  Free Mason for 60 years.  Tom Bee who first discovered  gold on Nansen creek is visiting  his old home in England.  The local band plays in the skat-  iDg rink at New Denver, and so  far no riots have occurred.  It took 300 turkeys to feed the  broken men last Christmas, at the  Gospel Mission in Calgary.  Last year from May to December  buildings worth more than $1,500,-  000 were erected at Point Grey.  Leon Jules Joseph Eugen Bureau  has been appointed a commissioner  for taking affidavits in Alberta.  The Great Northern Hotel 'in  Hedley did not lose its license.  The mistake was made in Victoria.  S. N. Daucey has gone to England to lecture upon the beauties  and resources of British Columbia.  The new flouring mill at Medicine Hat will turn out 2,000 barrels of flour daily, and employ GO  men.  The pupils attending the schools  in B. 0. increased ten per cent, in  1911, over tho number of the year  previous.  The poolrooms and bowling  alleys in Blairmore are compelled  to close at 1 a. m. Rather a severe  law in a free country.  Over 2,000 tons of coal are being shipped daily from Coleman.  In addition to this 500 tons of coal  are used daily for making coke.  Joe Lennon recently died in  Vancouver.^ For 21 years he had  been section foreman on the 0. P. R.,  between Mission City and Agassiz.  In Rossland the hotel liquor  licenses have been raised to $400  a year, and saloon licenses to $800.  There is one saloon in Rossland.  The government has cancelled  the embargo against the Newmarket hotel, and Henry Stege can  again sell booze lawfully in New  Denver.  Captain James Garvie of Chilliwack has been offered $3,000 a  year and expenses to go to South  America, aud command a steamer  on the Amazon river.  This season more deer were killed  [in B. 0., than ever before.   Thir-  1 teen hunters lost their lives through  accidents,   which' is   the") highest  record for any section of the continent. '        ,,,.-"  ' There is not so much Holler' in ���������,  Merritc as .there was last summer.'  Joe has sold his pool-room   and  has "gone to Vancouver, /where he  will lead pr follow the horse-racing,-  business.  The council of Ladysmith re-,  ceived 55 applications for the position of city electrician at salaries'  ranging from $75 to $210 a month.'  H. C. Bunnell was given the job at  $125 a month.  Talking about poker in New  Denver the Record says, that the  best they can do in that town is to  open a debate once a month with a  10 cent ante. The Lucerne is now  largely inhabited by amateur farmers.  Ths Saturday Sunset says that in  Vancouver, only three or four  places sell liquor that is not adulterated. That city iB indeed in  need of a campaign for booze that  is pure'an undefiled by the dealers  greed for gain.   v  . Eastern capitalists have purchased 275 acre3 of land, containing fire clay, situated about 12  miles from Blairmore for $70,000.'  In the spring a $75,000 plant will ,  be erected for the purpose of ^making fire brick.  Nineteen1 years this winter'no  newspapers were reeeived in Kaslo  for a month. The first boat from  Nelson to get through the ice in  March brought to Kaslo $19,000  worth of provisions and whiskey,  mainly the latter. At that. time.  Kaslo was three times as^big gas  Nelson.  Wheat anu oats arc $1.50 a  hundred pounds at Brown's  Ferry, Wash.    *    SACRED HEART HOSPITAL  The Sisters') of St. Joseph' Jof  Peace, desire to thank all who  kindly remembered the Sacred  Heart Hospital'at Christmas and  during the past year; also '.Miss  Green and Miss Graham for . their  kind" consideration ahd\ thought**"  fulness at the telephone office, and  those who took part in the Hospital concertvfrom which the sum  of. 337 was realized.  The following are the .list of  benefactors: Rev. Fathers Lam-  bot and Choenel, Dr. and Mrs. J.  D. McLean; F. N. Robertson; J.  R. Jackson, M. P. P.; Mr. and  Mrs. Wm. McGilvery; P. Burns  & Co.; Russell-Law Co.; T. M.  Gulley & Co.; Mr. Smith; J. McCreath; Mrs. Coles and Jean Coles;  Cecelia, Mary and Irene Mcintosh;  Dorothy, Maggie and Baby Bun-  bury; H. Browning; the Misses  Goddard and Ward, C. Dempsey;  Mrs. Shaw and Miss Ida M. Shaw:  Mrs. Barnett; Mr. and Mrs. Geo.  Evans; Miss Tillie Graham, Leo  Lontier; J. L. White;. Miss J.  Johnson; Mrs. Methot; Mrs. S.  Palmer; L. A. Smith & Co.; F. C.  J. Brake; F. Bnbar; Judge I. H.  Hallett; F. C. Buckless; J. Marshall; A. Nenzel. and Mr. McDonnell.  FINE BOATS  Victoria people are well pleased  with the "Princess Alice," the  latest addition to the Canadian  Pacific Railway's Pacific coast  steamship service. The Alice ar- /"  rived at Victoria a week or ten  days ago from Great Britain and  is now undergoing extensive repairs ijhere before taking up its  regular service. Several Victoria  papers say that the boat is the  finest that the Canadian Pacific ���������'  Railway has yet had built for the  Pacific coast.  The next boat to be brought to  the Pacific ooast by the Canadian  Pacific Railway is ,the "Queen  Alexandra," ;which will probably  leave for its long trip round Cape  Horn within the next two,or three  weeks. The Queen Alexandra"  was bought some months ago by  the O. P. R. lb was oue of the  first    boats    to    install    turbine  engine'  _  '  /;'  * tt   r  ���������I.'  ���������/���������M THE  LEDGE,   GREENWOOD,   BRITISH   COLUMBIA.  ���������     ��������� i ���������sassinmsns1i-lrtfTTBTri*Tlfff'^B",BW*w,^,*w*^***-~M    . _  ...^^^^������������������^^^^^^^^b.^^^.^-^^^.  THE  LEDGE  Is located at Greenwood, B. C, and can be traced to many parts of  the earth. It comes to the front every Thursday morning, and  believes that hell would close up if love ruled the world. It believes  in justice to everyone ; from the man who mucks in the mine to the  king who sits on the cushions of the throne. It believes that advertising is the life of trade; and that one of the noblest works of  creation is the man who always pays the printer.  The Ledge is $3.00 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 thc United States it is $2.50 a year, always  in advance.  R.   T.  LOWERY  EDITOR    AND    FINANCIER.  GREENWOOD, JANUARY IS, 1912.  A blue mark here indicates that yonr Subscription has  become deceased, and that the editor would once more  like to  commune with your collateral.  NATURAL KICKERS  . Tim west is   full of tenderfp.et  who   are   always   kicking   about  what thoy can buy goods for in the  east.    At the same time they want  the highest price for anything thoy  have to sell,   be it labor or merchandise.    This shows that such  people are too selfish  to be well  balanced.    The    Hedley    Gazette  touches up some of these ginks in  the following manner:  "Isn't it funny that a rancher who gets here in B. C three  times as much as he could get  iu Ontario or Nova Scotia for  a dozen  of eggs,  a pound of  butter, a bushel of potatoes or  a box of apples or plums and  wants besides  5 or 10 cents  more than the top notch price  that things are selling at, will  kick at giving $2.00 a year for  the local paper because he used  to "get the local paper back  home   for   a   dollar?"    That  kind of a settler for B. C. is  the kind we would all be happy  to do without and real estate  boosters will confer a favor on  everybody concerned  if they  will leave them  sitting right  where they are instead of trying to induce them to come to  B. C."  money or a kiss from tho hired  girl. All of which proves that you  can train a fool to believe in anything, provided you catch him  when his brain is young and mushy,  Tub authorities recently cancelled    Henry   Stege's   hotel   liquor  license in New Denver, because he  got drunk too often it is  reported.  Henry has got nearly everybody  around the Lucerne to sign a petition asking for a new license.    He  declares that if he is again granted  a license he will never take another drink.    That being the case  the government should encourage  temperance   by   giving Henry   a  chance to be good.    By setting a  gosd example Henry might induce  all his customers to forsake booze  for the beverages that are soft and  devoid of a managerie.    It might  into the United States during 1910.  Nine   hundred    and    forty-three  thousand cords of pulpwood (sixty  per   cent,   of the   total  Canadian  pulp-log cut)   worth   six  million,  two   hundred ancl  ten   thousand  dollars,   were shipped  across the  border in   a raw   state,   without  undergoing any form of manufacture.    This pulpwood oxport was  cut from the various provinces in  the following amounts and values:  779,000   cords   worth   85,090,000  from  the timber limits of Quebec;  90,000 cords worth $047,000 from  New Brunswick and  74,000  cords  worth $474,000 from  Ontario.    It  is interesting to note to what extent    provincial   industry   would  havo been increased if the pulpwood exportod to the United States  had been converted into  woodpulp  on    Canadian    soil.     Tho   seven  hundred and seventy-nine thousand  cords exported from Quebec Avould  have supplied material for a year  to fifty-six pulpmills of tho average  size    operating    in    Quebec.   In  [Ontario, five mills of. tho  average  size could have been kept  running  with the pulp logs exported  from  this province.    The ninety thousand cords  shipped  from tho ports  of New Brunswick would have produced the most startling results if  the amount had been domestically  manufactured    into    pulp.      The  amount exported was sufficient to  supply with wood twenty-four mills  of the average size,   with the result that live times the number of  mills operating, would  have been  at   work   if   Canadians   in   New  Brunswick   had   been   far-seeing  enough to manufacture their own  raw products.  because you are not the sons of  millionaires. Millionaires' sons as  a'rule don't average very high. But  when one of them does it's a fine  thing to see.  Before getting down to the tale  of his own first jobs Mr. Carnegie  said that in looking over a list of  great men'recently who had done  big things he selected twenty of  them, and not one of the twenty  was born of wealthy parents.  Then he said he had intended to  tell the "boys" he had expected to  find first to avoid alcohol.  "There are other things too not  wicked but just foolish," continued  Mr. Carnegie, "Why there are  actually young men who draw  tobacco smoke into their mouths  and then puff it out. Think of itl  For heaven's sake don't be so  foolish.  "I've been asked to tell my own  experiences," said tho ironmaster,  after he had dwelt upon the necessity of living within one's income.  "Well, tolling of one's own experience must be done with circumspection."    (Laughter.)  "You  needn't tell all  your ex-  New York,   were the guests last  be better for tho public if the law night of the two hundred or so  compelled   all   men   behind    the  mahoghany to stay on  top of tho  water wagon.  Carnegie's Life Story  Andrew Carnegie and  President  Finley of the College of the City of lyn~asked "^ uucle if ne knew of  perionces," suggested Mr. Rockefeller. "We'll absolve you in advance if you hold back somo of  them."  "That's all I want, a Rockefeller absolution," cried Carnegie.  "If any request of a Rockefeller  doesn't go up above there'll be an  awful row up there.''   (Laughter.)  "I don't know whether that's a  compliment or not," laughed young  Mr. Rockefeller.  "When I was a boy in Pittsburg I began by working in a cotton factory," Mr. Carnegie went  on. "Manager Brooks, of the  Western Union office there���������he's  the father of Mrs. Snow, of Brook  came in all right, but I had to confess, to Supt. Scott what I had  done. ." ,  "Say," j he said to Charley  Francesco the next day, 'do you  know what that little Scotch devil  done yesterday Charley? Damned  if ho didn't run all the trains!'  (Laughter.) Later the president  of the road, heard of it when he  came to town, and he said to me,  'Are you Scotch Andy who ran  the trains?' And he shook my  hand which was pretty good for a  president."    (Laughter)  Mr.    Carnegie then told briefly  of how he went to Washington at  the outbreak of the war to help  organize the telegaph signal corps.  After the war he and, his brother  went into the bridge building business.    With their first big bridge  contract also came a request  from  tho bridge owners  to try to negotiate $4,000,000 worth   of bridge  bonds for them.    He went to England and there got Junius Morgan,  father of J. Pierpont Morgan,  to  take over the bonds���������"and that  was my first financial experience,"  he concluded.  Early he had laid down his rule  of life���������that ho should try to earn  money up to a certain point, and  that his old age be spent, not in  accumulating, but in .distributing.  From the day he retired he stuck  to the rule in that he never' since  then, he said, has bought a share  of stock "and never will."  H. W. Farmer^ Co.,  ' ��������� '���������   ' ' REAL ESTATE, ���������  Rock Creek, B. C.  <#&&&&&&&&&&������&&&&&  CO., I/TD.  Leaves Mother Lode  9,30 a.  m.  6:30 p. iri.  Leaves Greenwood ���������  .2:00 p.  m.  ^ 8:30 p.  m, .  *%.  *s*& . Saturday last stage leaves  ^ Mother Lode 6 p. m. Returning-,  ^ leaves Greenwood 10 p, m.-  %    % Greenwood Office  -n NORDEN   HOTEL  'Jt������j*&#J*JtJitJtJ������j.j)tjSJjt&Jt#  Frank Fletcher  ��������� Provincial Land Surveyok,  Nelson, B. C.  J. R. CAMERON,  Leading Tailor of the Kootenays  KASLO,    B.   O.J  Last Friday in Greenwood, a  fly was seen dancing a horn-pipe  upon top of some boarding house  butter. This is a signQof an early  spring.  TriE recent civic election in Nelson proves that the old-timers have  had their day, and will have to sit  down and watch the tenderfeet  drive the municipal wagon.  Show us a town in which the  majority of the business men do  not advertise in the local paper,  and wo will show you a town that  is not marked in red on any map.  Turns are picking up in Sandon,  and an ace in the hole is now  quoted at four-bits in the snow-  slide city. In the flush days of  '97 when the streets were watered  witli whiskey, and paved with  playing cards, an ace in the hole  was sometimes worth a thousand  toadskins.  What is old to ono is new to another. Many thousands have not  had the sad pleasure of seeing East  Lynne, or Uncle Tom's Cabin with  the real dogs chasing the heroine,  while Little Eva dies in the house,  and is wafted to heaven on wings  of angels to the tune of, "I Hear  Their Gentle Voices Calling."  Thinking Themes  Whatever you do, do not hesitate.  Hesitation is tragic. Hamlet,  the greatest of all tragedies, is the  picture of the hesitating soul. In  the palace of Fontainebleau is a  pathetic sight, which strikes the  beholder like a blow; it is a table,  full of little holes, where Napoleon  jabbed his knife as he sat before it,  hesitating to abdicate.  The Irish rule in a fight is to hit  first. It is instinct with philosophy. The bridge player who  tampers with his card before playing it has betrayed his hand.  Whatever is done at once, even if  it be wrong, has some merit. It is  largely a matter of habit. Dawdling with a decision grows on one.  By and by one gets into a state  where any responsibility for immediate action brings on chills and  fever. Life becomes entirely inefficient. One's spirit is always  shrinking and hiding. The will is  utterly limp.  One curative  reflection for tho  indecisive   is   that   no   ono   ever  knows    precisely   what   is   best.  Prompt and positive people know  no more than you,   see no more  clearly.    Thoy are possibly wrong  in  what they do as often as you.  But they save themselves a world  of self-torture by doing something  at once.    Think tw/ce before you  speak  is an excellent  maxim   if  taken   literally,   that is: do   not  think moro than  twice.    Balance  the probabilities the best you can,  make your decision as honestly as  you can.    No one but God knows,  a.nyhow, what will be the full consequences.���������Dr. Frank Crane.  Tun power of early training is  truly wonderful. There are men  in this country who will steal,  swear, get drunk and fight, but  they will not whistle, cut wood, or  hit a drill upon Sunday for love,  men who compose the Bible class  presided over by John D, Rockefeller, jr., at the Fifth Avenue  Baptist Church on the first Sunday of each month and by tho  Rev. Dr. Addison Moore���������mighty  fisherman of the Maine woods in  vacation moments���������on .the other  Sundays of the month, says the  New York Sun of recent date.  There were Scotch songs by Miss  Edith   Magee,   with    Dr.   Harry  Rowe Shelly,  the organist,   to accompany Miss Magee on the piano.  And there were happy speeches by  Mr. Carnegie and President Finley  that put everybody in good humor.  The meeting was held in the lecture  room  of the church   at S   West  Forty-sixth Street.  x Hunter Marston,   chairman   of  the entertainment committee of the  class, said that he had thought of  presenting   Mr.   Carnegie   merely  with the words "Andrew Carnegie,  'null   said."    but   the chairman  elaborated for a sentence to say  that the ironmaster's life is  "an  example   an  inspiration  to every  American young man."  "Lady and  gentleman,"  began  Mr. Carnegie���������the lone lady being  Miss Magee-when   the long applause that greeted him had died  down,    "I'm a victim tonight of  misplaced  circumstances.    I came  hero expecting to see John Rockefeller's   schoolboys.    Schoolboys,  that's one thing, but my, my, my!  If you grown men are always his  boys he must havo married a third  wife.     (Laughter.)   I   see   men  here that part their hair in the  middle  even   wider   than   I  do.  (Laughter)  "I had pictured a class of youths  in their teens who looked up to  young Mr. Rockefeller as an old  man, and I had intended to tell  these young men my ideas of how  they should start in life.    (Laughter.)   I had intended to  contrast  the lives of professional men whose  aims aro higher than mere dollars.  And then I had intended  (Laughter) to come down to business men  Canadian Pulpwood  In a Pulpwood Forest Products  Bulletin shortly to be published by  tho Dominion   Forestry   Branch,  statistics are given of the amount  ���������p   i,        , ������uuu������.������������������, ..wiurjuownio ousiness men myself to run the trainn witl  ... piipwo,���������i -vm ,rom 0Ma<Ijn���������a WM going to _mi_^^\__itln___ ";��������� ���������*  a boy that wanted a job carrying  telegrams.    My    uncle   told  Mr.  Brooks about me and  uncle and I  went over to the telegraph office.  "When we got to the building I  said, 'Now uncle, I'm going to do  this myself.    You stay outside and  I'll go in and get the job alone.  I got it.    The pay  was $2.50   a  week.    My   father    and   mother  thought   this     was   too     much.  (Laughter)   And   after  a   while  Mr. Brooks said to me���������I was now  the oldest messenger boy there���������  <A-Hdy> you're a better boy than  the others.    Your   pay is raised  from $11.50 a month to $13.50.  "I wondered what I was going  to do with  the surplus.    (Laughter.)    My, I was proud that day.  I remember well that I ran all the  way across the bridge���������I lived in  Allegheny then���������and that I picked out the roadway of the bridge  so that my speed wouldn't be im  peded by pedestrians.    My brother  Tom and  I slept together in the  garrett aud that night I told him  all about my first raise in pay  And the next morning I turned  over    to   my   mother   tho   usual  $11.50 (Laughter) and then  gave  her  the    rest.    Oh,    LordI   I'll  never forget that happy moment."  Mr. Carnegie here related  how  whenever he had a telegram to deliver to Manager  Porter  of  the  theatre near by he would hold back  the message until after the curtain  had gone up so that he could see  the show.    Here he first learned  of Shakespeare and he told of how  he   had   memorized   passages of  Shakespeare which   he later,   he  said, "would throw off in conversation and my hearers thought the  words were original." (Laughter.)  His uncle told him that he had a  perfect right to repeat the word  hell in quoting Shakespeare.  "Then I became a telegraph operator at $25 a month," Mr. Carnegie said. "Next Supt. Scott, of  the Pennsylvania road, gave me a  job at $35 a month���������the best exhibition of the X raise I ever saw.  (Laughter.) One day there was a  big accident and I took it upon  myself to run the trains without  wins  Answering a Letter  A young man living near Acme  concluded that the home merchants  did not advertise[)a very good line  of clothing so he sent to a mail  order house for a suit of clothes.  Whey they arrived, in the pocket  of the pants was found the following note:  "Should this fall into the hands  of a good looking young man who  desires to correspond with a young,  lady of sweet disposition, kindly  address," etc. Then the young  man promptly sent a letter to the  address and about 10 days later received this reply:  "Sir���������My wife has received a  letter from you addressed in her  maiden name. Twenty years ago,  when she worked in a factory, she  might have written the note. She'  is now a mother of eleven children  and is my lawful wife. If you  don't quit writing to her I will  make a trip to your town and  make your face look like 30 cents  worth of hamburger sausage."  Moral���������If you want good up-to-  date clothes with the latest cuts  and trimmings and good goods for  the money, trade with your live  home dealers.  HAVE YOUR PHOTO TAKEN   BY  ��������� ���������  J. H. JAMES of Greenwood.  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   .  BearjLake in early days ;  how justice was dealt in ,  Kaslo .in  '93; .how the  saloon man oiitprayed 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 tho Silver King- mine.  In   it are  printed .three  western poems, and doz-.  ens of articles too numerous to mention.    Send for  one before it is too late.  The   price   is   25   cents,  postpaid toanypart of.the  world.    Address  all ��������� letters to  R. T. Lowery  GREENWOOD, B. C.  STAEKEY&CO.  nelson, b: c.  wholesale' -  dealers in  Produce   and   Provisions  Don't Be HOODWINKED  WE NEVER CHANGE BRANDS  ��������� ARE A I QUALITY  TkBRILLIANTES  Are the Best Clear Havanas In Canada  Made by Union Labor in the best Hy-  g-ienic Factory in the country.   Call for  them atid get value for your money instead of rope  YVILBERG & WOLZ, Prop. B.C. Cigar  Factory, New Westminster, B. C  Kb.,  ��������� ���������  GREENWOOD CITY WATERWORKS  CO.  Mountaineer and Kootenay Standard Cigars.    Made by  J. C. THELIN & Co., NELSON.  QUICKLY STOPS COUQH8. CURES COLDS,  MCALS THE THROAT AND LUNGS. 25 CENTS  Baggage transferred to  any part of the City. Furniture moved to any part of  the District. General Dray-  ing of all kinds.  SIDNEY OLIVER.  LOWERY'S CLAIM  During the 87 months that Lowery's  Claim was on earth it did business all  over the world. It was the most,  unique, independent ond fearless journal ever produced in Canada. Political  and theological enemies pursued it with  the venom" of a. rattlesnake until the  government shut it out of the mails,  and its editor ccasad to publish it,  pa*tly ou account of a lazy liver arid  partly because it takes a pile of money  to run a paper that is outlawed. Ihcre  are still 25 different editions of this condemned journal in print. Send 10 cents  and get ono or $2 50 and get the bunch.  R. T. LOWERY,    '  Greenwood, B. O.'  IARMI is situated on the West Fork of the  Kettle river, at its junction with Wilkinson  creek. It is 57 miles from Greenwood and  75 miles from Grand Forks, It is located  on a large plateau on the west bank of the Kettle  river and will be thc central town for a dozen  smaller mining camps. For the next two years it  will be the supply point for the Kettle Valley rahV  way during the construction of that road to Pentfcv  ton, 87 miles.  CARMI has mining, timber and agricultural  resources of great value. It has gold mines right at  the townsite, and is a good smelter site,  Lots are being sold at from $50 to $250 each,  Invest your money at home,  For further particulars apply to  CARMI   TOWNSITE   CO.,  CARMI,      B.    C.  A V,v  THE   LEDGE,   GREENWOOD,   BRITISH   COLUMBIA.  >? WESTERN - - HOTELS.  THK   KOOTENAY    SALOON  Sandon, ft C, has a line of nerve  bracers unsurpassed in any mountain town ol the Great West. _ A  ���������    glass of aqua pura given free with  i    spirits menti.  NKWMABKET   HOTEL  Is the home for all tourists and  millionaires visiting New Denver, British Columbia.  Henry Stegc. Propr.  THE   PROVINCE'HOTEL  Grand Forks, is a largo tnreo-  story brick hotel that provides  the public with good meals ana  pleasant rooms. A new building  but the same old rates  BRIDESVILLE   HOTEL. , j  Bridesville, B. C.    Provides    excellent  accommodation  for tourists and travel-  ' lers. ' Frosh   Eggs  and Butter.  Special  Irish Whiskey always ou hand.  THOMAS   WALSH,   Proprietor,  HOTEL CASTLEGAR, Castlegar Junction.     A'll modern.     Excellent  ���������    '  accomodations for tourists and  drummers. Boundary train leaves  here at 9.10 a.m.  ' W.IH. LCAGE, Proprietor  Emil Larson, Proprietor,  TnE   KASLO    HOTEL  Kaslo, B. C���������. is a  comfortable  homo for ali who travel to that  ^' ���������    Cocklo & Papwortn.  /    ��������� ' ' '���������   SHEKRROOKE   HOUSE  Nelson: B. C.  One mimite'8 walk  ���������   from C.  P. B   station.   Cuisino  unexcelled; Well heated and ventilated.  Iloyov Uros., Proprietor  TIUCMONT   HOUSE  Nelson, B. C, is run on tho Am-  - erican and European plan, bteam  heated room's. All white labor.  Special attention paid to dining  room.'  RiiiiAomu & Campbell, Props.  GRANITE CREEK HOTEL  Granite Creek, B. C. Headquarters for miners, prospectors and  railroad men. Good stabling in  connection. Tasty meals and  pleasant rooms.  H. GOODISSON, Proirletor.  GRAND UNION HOTEL  Hedley, B. C. American plan  and moderate rates. First-class  mineral display from all sections  and will exchange for specimens  from any part of the world. Re-  liable information will be given  investors and working men.  ANTON'WINKLER, Proprietor.  TULAMEEN HOTEL  Princeton, B.  C' is the  headquarters   for   miners,   investors  and railroad men.   A fine loca-  " tion and everything first-class  KIRKPATRICK & MALONE, Proprietors.  '">>'"���������,  L,Alt 10VIEW   HOTEL  in Nelson, B. C, employs all  white help and is a home for the  world at $1.00 a day.  Nap. Mailotto, Proprietor.  HOTEL KEREMEOS  Keremeos, B.C. This first-class  ' family hotel is opposite the G.N.  depot and under the personal  supervision of the proprietress.  All stages leave this hotel daily,  including the auto to Penticton.  Mrs.-A.' F. K1RBY.  KAMLOOPS  This large and roomy hotel is situated in  one of the test and most progressive young  ' cities of the great west. The Leland is built  of brick and contains 75 rooms,, inis-.  house is up-date in everything. Every  room has a 'phone and hot and cold water,  Many of the rooms have a bath, and the  management aims to please all patrons,  Remember the Leland when you turn your  attention to Kamloops. Touch the wire if  you want apartments reserved,  Manager  Boom In Copper  The higher price recently ruling  for copper, together with the improved outlook for that metal,  both in Europe and ..'the United  States, is believed .by those who  are taking most interest in the  mining-industry to be the forerunner of a,general revival in mining.' This opinion is frankly expressed by tho leading financial  journals of New York and it has  also been voiced by some of the  leading mining .operators in the  United States.  It is a significant fact in this  connection that both copper and  lead mines are in greater demand  than either has been ��������� for a long  time. ' The Amalgamated .Copper  company has been especially active  in acquiriug new properties in the  last 30 days,' both" in, the vicinity  of its main holdings in Montana  and in tho prophyry district of  Globe, Arizona. The same concern and tho United States Mining, Smelting and Refining company have shown ��������� an earnest desire to get possession of good lead  producing properties and it was recently stated by a big operator in  the Coeur d'Alenes that he had  never known a time whenjthere was  so many prospective buyers in the  market as at present.  The extent of the improvement  in the copper situation is manifest  when if is stated that the average  price of electrolytic copper during  1911 was $12.51. The lowest  average price' for any month was  $11.98 in May and the highest  average $13.78; in December. The  present market price of copper is  around $14.40.  The world's' stock of copper on  the first of the year was slightly  under 200,000,000 pounds, of which  les than one-half was in the United  States. This shows! a reduction in  stocks during the year of 86,000,-  000 pounds, or practically all the  available copper in the United  States today.  The prevailing price for copper  means, greatly enhanced earnings  for many Inland Empire mines,  notably Granby, B. 0. Copper,  Snowstorm, United Copper and all  the producing properties at Rossland.  ESTABLISHED 1817 >.  Capital, all paid up, $15,413,000.   Rest, $15,000,000.  UNDIVIDED   PKOI'ITS,    Sl.KBn.lSr, 30  ' -Hon. Trcsident: Lord Strathcona and Mount Royai., G. C. M.G.  President: R. B. Angus, Esq.  Vice-President: Sir E. S. Ci.ousTON, BarT.  General Manager: II. V. MerKdith, Esq.  Branches inLondon;En������f.{cA������^^  SAVINGS BANK DEPARTMENT '-Sr^JSK?.at  Greenwood BrandtT^C. B. Winter, Mgr.  Nopp's Prize Chickens  Chesaw, Wash., Jan. 10,���������A  telegram to the' Chesaw News from  Los Angeles, ,Cal., was received  this morning announcing the sale  of seven Black Orpington chickens  from Rosebud Poultry Farm, at  this place, for $1,100,' one cockerel  bringing $500 alone, and three  hens and three .pullets '$100 each.  The birds were exhibited in the  big Los Angeles allow just closed,  and ih a c ompetition with a field of  3,000 birds, many from England,  and some winners from the famous  Madison Square garden, New York;  show, they won 1st and 3rd cockerel; 1st 2nd and 4th pullet; and 3rd  hen, the cockerel also taking medal  ���������for best Orpington in tho show  room, Tho winning resulted in  the sale of the birds to'Stato Senator Black,-of Palo Alto, Cal.  T. J. Nopp, proprietor of Rosebud Farm at this place who raised  the birds, began to "take an interest" in chickens a few years  ago, and with the invalueablo aid  of an equally enthusiastic wife  gradually built up his business.  New blood was imported and they  pursued the even tenor of their way  regardless of the comments of the  public, many of the people declaring them more or less crazy.  They had won most of the prizes  and cups at the nearby shows, including Spokane, for the past two  years, and this spring have several  hundred birds of high quality to  open their season with,  Will Purdy, from Ferry, who  judged at a number of the Coast  shows this season, has been re-engaged to preside over three shows  for next season.  ' The birds exhibited and sold at  Los Angeles made the voyage  southward from Portland on the  ill fated steamer Reanoke. which  was badly raked by the combers on  the Columbia bar. The apartments in which the birds were  housed were wrecked and the  chickens were soaked in Pacific  brine, but apparently fared none  the worse for their dip.  See me for the Finest Suburban Subdivision  in New Westminster.  ,   eholt; b, g  II Mil IE 1  ' John  JWc^eli&t*  Proprietor.   VI  When Port Mann is a good townsite proposition New  Westminster will be a large city.  523-524, Pacific Block, Vancouver, B. C.  OPPOSITE    POSTOFFICE  ��������� .   n-i'f," ',i.\  [ sift  i     '-J.'.',1   :p 1* -if  i .- - *   ' -.".'-'!-.rif>I  r   .-���������, ���������   ,. ,,  r'r  -tr/1  ���������'    ���������     ''  ,     ".  , r   r '-"'fvrl  p   r   -   ,'   ( ,  /    r   ,       ���������  " Unequalled for Domestic Use."  OUICKLY STOPS COUQH8, CUBES COLDS.  MEALS THE THROAT AND LUNGS. 25 CENTS  ment for rheumatism and who is  reported as gradually improving.  Mr. Wilson will remain outside until late in the spring when he will  return to look after his various min-  ing interests' in. the Dawson  country. He has been in the territory since the early days and is  very popular. Yukon never had  a bette or more conscientious officer than Arthur' Wilson. His  many friends hope 'he will find  Mrs. Wilson well on the road to  recovery on his arrival in Vancouver.���������White Horse Star.  nelson, B. 0.  ' XT. V. WKLXS, Proprietor.  First-class in everything-.  Steam heat,  electric  light,  private  baths".     Telephone ���������  in every room.   First-class  bar and barber shop.-  'Bus meets all trains.  GRAND CENTRAL   HOTEL.��������� , *  Opposite Postoffice, NELSON.jj B. C.  American and European Plans.  H. H. PITTS, Prop.  COUNTY COURT OF YALE.  A SITTING of tho County Court of Yale will  be holden nt the Court Houso,.Gi'eenwood,  on Tuesday tho 27th day Of February 1912, at  eleven o'clock in tlie forenoon.  By order,     ^  W. G. McMYNN,  Registrar O. O. of Y.  CENTRAL HOTEL  PHOENIX.  Oue of the largest hotels in  the city. Beautiful location,  fine rooms and tasty meals.  A. O. JOHNSON  PROP.  'im.-im.-m. Mnunun HEALS THE LUNGS  STOPS COUGHS PRICE. 25 CENTS  Mr. Wilson Goes Out  Late Acting Governor Arthur  Wilson arrived on the Daw6on  stage Tuesday evening and left the  next.day for Vancouver, where  Mrs. Wilson has been in a hospital for nearly a year taking treat-  fBTOBaoaaffi^o^o*������������*������^*������***������*^8*?������9**^  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  nre medicinal if not abused. Every  household should have a moderate  supplylof pure wines or liquors in  the closet for emergency���������either  unexpected visitors or sudden illness, when a drop of pure liquor  iuttime may forestall all necessity  for drugs  Greenwood liquor flowny, importers, ^im^_^-%  >     WHOLESALE GROCERS  Corner Smythe and 'Seattle St's, VANCOUVER, B. C-  Agents for STIRT0N & DYER Cigars  The Best Value of any Cigar made in Canada  Brands:    SALOME.    SAVANNAH.    SMART SET.  CARIBOO.     UTOPIA.  More clothes are rubbed out  than worn out. GOLD DUST saves  rubbing and saves your clothes  Do not use Soap, Naphtha, Borax,.Soda, Ammonia or  Kerosene with GOLD DUST.  GOLD DUST has all desirable cleansing-qualities in a  perfectly harmless and lasting form. The GOLD DUST  TWINS need no outside help.  GOLD DUST'lathers instantly in hot or cold,'hard or  soft water���������converts itself instantly into thick, vigorous  suds that remove grease, grime and settled, stains and  clear out germs and impurities. It leaves only cleanliness  and wholesomeness in their wake.  GOLD DUST spares you and protects your olothai  from washboard wear.  Save yourself long hours  of weary, dreary toil, and  double the life of your  clothes by buying and trying a package of GOLD  DUST next wash-day.  GOLD DUST is sold in  tOo size and large packages. The large package  oSers greater economy. ,  Charity is a Curse  A lady correspondent, travelling  in London, sums up her experience  in these words: Abolish drink and  charity aud force everybody to  work, and London would be a  paradise." After reading her experiences while "doing" London,  one is forced to the conclusion that  the writer has good grounds for  her conclusions. "Charity," as it  is understood in the old country,  seems to be a bigger curse than the  drink evil. A large section of the  lower classes in London, whom experience has made wise, have found  out that they can get along with  out work once they know the ropes  of thc charity organizations.  COAL NOTICE  NOTICE is hereby given that I intend  to apply lo the Chief Commissioner of  Lauds for a licence .to prospect for coal  and petroleum ou the followingdescribed  land in the Similkameen Division of Yale  District, British Columbia.  Commencing at a post planted about  io chains East and 30 chains North of  South East corner of Lot 513, thence  North So chains, thence West So chains,  thence South So chains, thence East So  chains, to point of commencement.        i  Dated 4th day of November 1911.  Boundary Mining & Exploration  Co., Ltd.  F. H. KNIGHT, Agent.  COAL NOTICE .     -  NOTICE is hereby given that I intend  to apply to the Chief Commissioner of  Lauds for a.licence to prospeci for coal  and petroleum on the following described  land in the Similkameen Division of Yale  District British Columbia.  Commencing at a post planted at the  South West corner of Lot S49, thence  North So chains, thence East So chains,  thence South So chains, thence West 80  chains, to point of commencement.  Dated November the 9th 1911.  Boundary Mining & Exploration  Co., LTD.  F. H. KNIGHT, Agent.  QUEEN'S   HOTEL,  PHOENIX,     B.   C.  The Newest and Largest Hotel in  the .City.    Everything neat, clean  and comfortable.    Steam heat and  electric light.   Meals and drinks at  all hours.  R. V. CHISHOLM, Propeietor.  DANNY DEANE, Manager.  THE RUSSELL HOTEL  Is pleasantly situated in the heart  of Grand Forks, and is convenient  to all the leading financial and  commercial institutinns of the city.  Travelers will find it a comfortable  place to sojourn when in the city.  FRED RUSSELL  LAND ACT  District of  NEW ADVERTISING SCALE.  The newspapers iu Greenwood, Phoenix and Grand Forks have adopted the  following scale for legal advertising:  Application   for   Liquor  Licence  (30 days) ...$5.oo.  Certificate of Improvement Notice  (60 days) S7-50  Application to Purchase Land No-  ^  tiees (60 days) &>7-50  Delinquent Co-owner Notices  (90  days) $\0-������������  Water Notices (small) l?7-5������  All other legal advertising, 12 cents,a  line, single column, for the first insertion; and S cents a line for each subsequent luserlion.  Noupariel measurement  Similkameen Land District,  Yale.  TAKE notice that I, Michael Bombini,  of Anaconda, British Columbia, occupation, farmer, intend to apply for permission to purchase the followingdescribed lands: Commencing at a post  planted at the South-West corner of Lot  1569; thence North, 40 chains; thence  East, 12 chains; thence South, 40 chains;  thence West, 12 chains.  MICHELE BOMBINI.  Dated, 26th November, 1911.  "Let the GOLD DUST TWINS  do gour uorh"  Made by THE N. K. FAIRBANK COMPANY,  Makers of FAIRY SOAP, the oval cake.  COAL NOTICE  NOTICE is herein- given that I intend  to apply to the Chief Commissioner of  Lands for a licence to prospect for coal  and petroleum on the followingdescribed  land iu the Similkameen Division pf Yale  District. ' ���������������������������."'��������� ���������������������������  ��������� ".��������� ���������    ���������  . Commencing .at a post planted nt the  South West corner of Lot S49, thence  North So chains, thence West So chains,  thence South So chains, thence East So  chains, to point of commencement.  Dated Novamber the 9U1 1911.  Boundary Mining & Exploration  Co., Ltd.  F. H. KNIGHT, Agent.     ,  I Greenwood to Phoenix Stage I  Leaves Greenwood Daily at 3 p. m.  Arrives Greenwood Daily atlO a. m.  S~ GREENWOOD OFFICE  CLUB CIGAR STORE |=3  I: h. m: laing, proprietor _  PlUiiUMiUUllUUUUUlltUUlUlUtiUUlUlUUUttUtitlltiiUUK  MINERAL ACT  Certificate of Improvements.  1%   NOTICE  Red Metal Fractional Mineral Claim,  situate iu the Greenwood Mining Division of Yale District.  Where located:���������Deadwood Camp.     .;;  TAKE NOTICE that C. J. Leggatt,  Barrister, Greenwood, B.C, as agent for  Frank Bell, Free Miner's Certificate No.  B29462. intends, sixtydays from the date  hereof, to apply to the Mining Recorder  for a'Certificate of Improvements, for the  purpose of obtaining a Crown Grant of  the above claim.  And further take notice that action,  under section 37, must be commenced  before the issue of such Certificate of Improvements. '  Dated this 2nd day of December, 1911.  C. J. LEGGATT.  WATER NOTICE  I, James William Nelson ofCarmi, B.  C, Hotel proprietor, give notice that on  the 16th February 1912, I intend to apply  to the Water Commissioner at his office  in Fairview, B. C, for a licence to take  and use one cubic foot of water per  second from Hall Creek in Similkameen  Division of Vale District.  Thc water is to be taken from the  stream about half a mile above the mouth  and is to be used on Lot i2Sis and adjoining land purchased from C.P.R., for  domestic and agricultural purposes.  Dated 2^rd December 1911.  J. W. NELSON.  WATER NOTICE  I, Kenneth R.- Davie's of Rock Creek,  B. C, by occupation a rancher, give notice that I intend on the 30th day of January next, at eleven. o'clock 111 the forenoon, to apply to the Water Commissioner  at his office at Fairview, B. C. for a  licence, to take and use three cubic feet of  water per second from Davies Lake, a  tributary of Nicholson Creek to be diverted at a point at the outlet of lake.  The water will be used on Lot 163s for  irrigation purposes.  K.R. DAVIES,  Dated this 2SU1 day of December, 1911.  COAL NOTICE  NOTICE is hereby given that I intend  to apply to thc Chief Commissioner of  Lands for a licence to prospect for coal  and petroleum on the.following described  land  in  the Similkameen  Division  of  Yale District, British/Columbia.       ' recommencing at a post planted at the  North-West  corner  of lot 637, thence  North 80 chains; thence West 80 chains;  thence South 80 chains; thence East 80  chains to point of commencement.  Dated 25th day of October, 1911.  Boundary Mining & Exploration  Co., Ltd.  F, II, KNIGHT, Agent.  OR 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 Oo  E. J. Cartier, Mgr.  BULL CREEK HOTEL  One ot the oldest stopping- places on the West  Fork. Good accommodation and plenty to eat.  Fish and game dinners  in season. Rooms reserved hy telegraph.  GORMAN WEST   -    Prop.  ALEXANDRA HOTEL  OKANOGAN FALLS  This, hotel is situated in one  of the most delightful sections of the Okanogan and  provides ample and pleasant  accommodation for the tourist,":'sportsman and farmer.  ������������������' Information about the dis-  ��������� v trict cheerfully ��������� furnished.  Stage line to Oroville, and  steamer on the lake.  ARN0TT&HINE      -Proprietors  .    ON PARLE FRANCAIS  NATIONAL HOTEL  GREENWOOD, :B. %  The Really Best House  in the Boundary.  Recently Remodelled and  Strictly Up-to-Datc.  Restaurant in connection  ROY & BO YER  PROPS.  . a,, 1  ��������� .'- ' I;  1   i'.  .ij^fcrrgig^iillglir     j     ���������'   ^;vh^___ *'  THE, LEDGE,   GREENWOOD,   BRITISH   COLUMBIA.  I    BOUNDARY MINES    1  Last    week    the    Greenwood  smelter treated 9,744  tons of ore.  Last   week   the   Mother   Lode  mine shipped 7,774 tons of ore.  Last week the Emma mine shipped 429 tons of ore.  In Phoenix last week work was  resumed at the Gold Drop mine.  The lack of coke is delaying the  full operation of the Kawhide  mine. That property will be run  with a full;force when tho supply  of coke at the Greenwood smelter  becomes more satisfactory.  development work has been done  for some time. A stamp mill will  be erected on the Joker and a compressor put in.  I   B. C. MINING NEWS   I  The Slocan Star at Sandon will  soon be again on the shipping list.  Much new ground has been opened  up this winter.  In the Slocan it is rumored that  a merger will soon take place of  the Rambler-Cariboo, Extension,  Rio, Payne, Silver Bell, and other  properties on Payne mountain,  and in the McGuigan basin.  It is likely that the Lucky Jim  zinc mine of the Slocan will build  a smelter at Medicine Hat.  The Bluebird mine at Rossland  shipped a carload of ore to the  Trail smelter last week.  Owing to the starting of work at  the Fife mine, Charles Dempster  has postponed his trip to Califor  nia.  THElLAST RUSH  The recent discovery of placer  gold in paying quantities on a  tributary of the Sixtymile river  has caused the biggest stampede  known in the Dawson country for  many years. It is said that fifty  cent pans have been washed out.  A late Dawson paper says of the  strike and subsequent stampede :  "Stainpeders   continue   to   tear  away from the city to  the   new  strike on  the south fork  of  the  Sixtymile.    Some say that as many  as 100 men have gone.    Dogs of  all   kinds   have  been   impressed.  Some are no larger than  kittens.  Many of the stampeders are hiring  Indians.    Sam  Matheson is going  with the royalty.    Sam got away  today with Chief Isaac as chaf-  feur of one of tho swellest mush-  mobiles on the trail.   It is reported  that some of   the   mushers have  started  without blankets-    Major  Horrigan  of the R. N. W. M .P.,  announces that  ho   will   have   a  policeman at Indian who will see  that no men go into the country so  scantily provided for that they will  likely   become . charges   on    the  others.    Each   musher   is   taking  barely    enough    to    carry    him  through."  MISSIONS TO ADVANCE  The announcement from the  head office of tho Hedley Gold  Mining company in New York that  the dividend for the last quarter of  1911 is the usual quarterly dividend  of 3 per cent, with an extra dividend  of 7 per. cent, has even made  Hedleyites who have grown accustomed to the 5 per cont. quarterlies sit up. That, however, is  the dividend for the last quarter of  1911, and as the first three quarters have already accounted for  three five-per-centers, or fifteen per  cent, this last one of ten per cent,  marks a new notch, by making a  yearly dividend of 25 per cent.���������  Hedley Gazette.  Thomas G. Proctor of Nelson, for  many years interested in mining in  the Kootenay district, has opened  a branch office in Victoria, where  he is staying for part of the winter.  "At Popular Creek, two men  are working on the Golden Gate  group; and at last accounts were  in four feet of copper-gold ore;  this property is owned by the  Golden Gate Mining -Company of  Vancouver. The same company  has been testing the placer deposits on Poplar Creek during the  , last few months, and it is stated it  will sink a shaft to bedrock early  this year.  Not much work, outside of the  annual assessments required to  keep mineral claims in good standing, was done on the South Fork  of Kaslo Creek during 19J1.  Several    men    worked   on   the  Nome a few months, until  one of  owners,  Mr.   Ruggo,   was killed,  when operations were stopped, and  thoy were not afterwards resumed.  Early in  the year somo   work  was done on the Granite King, but  nothing has been done there since  March.   Two men are doing development  work  on   the   B.N.A.  claim.   Little else seems to  havo  been done during the season.  The several properties which  have been the larger prodecers  of ore in this camp in past years,  namely, the Cork, Province and  Montezuma, were inoperative  throughout 1911. Preparations  are beiug made, however, to resume work in the Cork next season, and the Joker, too, will be  given attention again. A lot of  ' machinery has been taken in for  ' use on these two mines, but little  A great impetus has been given  to mission work both at home and  abroad by the memorable conference held  in   Edinburgh   in   the  summer of 1910. Among the many  eminent men who took part in its  deliberations    were   Sir   Andrew  Fraser, Bishop Gore, now of Oxford;   and   Charles   Mott.     Most  amicable and satisfactory arrangements were made for dividing the  non-christian world among the denominations iu such a way that  there might be no infringing on  each others territory.   There was  felt to be need for this action, as,  apart altogether from the advantage  of harmony and co-operation,   the  field is so vast that even with  the  increased liberality which is looked  for,    the   best   statesmanship   of  Christian leaders will be needed to  overtake   the  work agreed   upon  by the conference.   The churches  of Canada were well represented  at Edinburgh and are making a  noble effort to respond to the call.  To the members and adherents of  the Presbyterian  church   in   this  dominion, in addition to the work  at  home,   has   been   assigned   a  heathen population of 14,000,000  souls, and they aro endeavoring to  raise $1,000,000 as the years contribution.    Christian business men  are at the head of this movement,  and regard  ic not only   for   the  glory of God and tho good of man,  but also as a sound  business project.    All congregations and  missions are asked  to contribute as  genorously   as   possible.     It   has  been proved over and over again  that weak fields, even  those that  require aid, are much stimulated  to help tnemselves by helping the  missionary enterprise,   which  has  for its object the speedy conversion of tho world.  the carrying of the Canadian Pacific Tracks and street railway tracks  and the lower deck for passanger  and    vehicular traffic.    John   B.  Gun  & Sons of   Winnipeg   were  awarded the contract for the substructure and commenced the work  of excavating the pier foundations,  in August 1910,    "When the river  was frozen over,  cofferdams  were  built,  and the two main piers in  mid   stream    were   raised   above  water   level   before the ice was  broken  up in the spring.    Night  and day shifts were employed in  order    to   accomplish    this   end.  Foundations for all the piers were  excavated last year aud  this year  the concrete work was commenced.  In   excavating   for the   largest  pier on the north side of the bridge  thousands of cubic   feet of earth  were removed.    It was necessary  to cut through a seam of coal seven  feet in thickness.   This coal  was  found to be of fairly good quality  and as excavated was used for fuel  for the engines operating the derricks. . The   thousands   of   cubic  yards of gravel used were dredged  from the river bed aud washed by  a plant located  at the scene   of  operation.   The   substructure   of  tho bridge was completed in  August of last year.  When completed the bridge will  be supported  by thirty-two piers  on pedestals.    There are four large  central piers 13Gfeet high.    The  central pier ares aro twenty feet  square at the base.    The  C.P.Ry.  will occupy the centre of the bridge  and   on either side will run the  streeii railway.    Forty feet below  of the tracks will be the  traffic  deck of the bridge with  a roadway  23 feet wide and  eight foot side  walk on each side.    As a result of  the   new   bridge the   Edmonton  street railway will save 400  miles  per day in the run between Edmonton and Strathcona, as the distance  saved between the two points by the  erection of the new bridge is  one  and one-eighth miles.  MANUFA6TURING JEWELER,  The Only Up-to-Date Optical jurri  Qlft\i   O C  Department in the Interior, j 1 iiLflOWPU 0������,l>  ���������'  dents of the United States.  The design for the new gold  pieces has been passed, and the  minting at the government mint  will be begun as soon as the half-  yearly cleaa, which takes up  several weeks, is finished.  HOCKEY  ROSSLAND vs. GREENWOOD  IT WILL DOWN YOU  The danger of colds is too well  known to need emphasizing.  The value of Mathieu's Syrup  of Tar and Cod Liver Oil is so  great that its benefits cannot be  over stated.  ,., Taken at the inception of a cold  it cures immediately, and at all  stages of the cold its results are-  satisfactory.  The   Tar  has   local   curative  ARG������  THNNEL  Last Fridayjthe Eossland team[power?   the   Cod   Liver Oil ge  accompanied by their"genial manager Percy Hunt, paid a visit to  Greenwood to play a friendly game  with the home boys. The match  was a very popular ono and was  well patronized. Tho lino up was  as follows:  Eossland  Griffith  Jewell  Watson  Ames  Dixon  Eidway  Evans  c  r w  1 w  r  cp  P  goal  Greenwood  Lynne  Clerf  Bloomfield  McDonald  Chas.^Rnssell  Cliff. Russell  B. Russell  neral tonic value; combined they  do the double duty.   Large bottle  35   CetltS. *At nil dealers.  When headache nml fever are presfnt with  a cold take Mathieu's Nervine Powders to  reduce the fever nud allay the pain. J. I..  Muthleu Co.,  Props., Shcrbrookc, One.    (F)  Distributors for Western Canada  Foley Bros,, Larson & Comoany, Inc.  Winnipeg, Edmonton, Vancouver, Saskatoon.  WATER NOTICE  LIFE IN CARMI  Chief Seymour and his little son  Mac were here a few days ago.  Chief engineer McCulloch also  spent a day looking over the location work.  An agitation is under way for  the building of an automobile road  to Penticton.  J. C. Dale is busy these days  making preparations for the boom  in the spring.  The Literary club will have a  debate upon Saturday evening.  The subject will be, "If Napoleon  had never existed would Hickey  have migrated.fromJoquetRiver."  Norris will lead the ayes, and  Walt Harmer, the nays.  Recently Mrs. Crawford and her  daughters Irene and Jean, entertained the young men of the city  with an afternoon tea.  The Christmas. festivities this  winter, were the best and most enjoyable that Carmi has ever experienced.  Rossland'spare, Hamilton  The game Jwas a splendid exhibition of hockey and was both  fast and clean. The visitors put  up a Tgreat *6ght];but nfound the  home boys . in'great form,"'as we  stated last week, and were defeated  by 9 to 2. The game was played  in three periods of twenty minutes on the best ice that has been  seen here this season.  In the second period^ Jewell had  the misfortune to trip over a stick  and struck his. head on the ice, and  was knocked out for the rest of the  game. His place was taken by  Bert Hamilton. E. G. Warren  was tho referee officiated and in  bis usual������impartial������style.  The scorers were: Rossland,  Ames!, Hamilton 1. Greenwood,  Lynne 4; Cliff'Russell 3;]McDonald  2. The visitors were^eutertained  to supper after the game by the  home boys and a very enjoyable  time was spent.  The Canadian Pacific Railway Company, of Montreal, by occupation a common carrier, give notice that they intend  on the 28th day of January next, at  eleven o'clock in the forenoon, to apply  to the Water Commissioner at his office at  Fairview, B. C, for a licence to take and  use one cubic foot of water per second  from Kettle River, to be diverted at a  point about 1,000 feet south of Midway  station.  The water will be used on C.P.R.  Right ol Way at Midway.  E. D. IRELAND, Agent, Nelson, B. C.  Dated this 22nd day of December, 1911.  The Big Tunnel now being  driven on the Argo property  is in 600 feet and indications  show that it is approaching  one of the big veins that  occur on the surface 300 feet  above the face of the drift.  When the present tunnel  reaches a distance of 1,000  feet, it should tap one of the  richest deposits of ore in the  Boundary.  OLA L0FSTAD, President..  Wheat and oats are $1.50 a  hundred pounds at Brown's,  Ferry, Wash,        .  LAND REGISTRY ACT  $99<mmQQ������������m&QQ90Q������99Q������i3i  Get your Razors Honed  and your Baths at  Barber . ,  Shop, Greenwood,  i99999999Qi99������99999&&9&99Gl  GREENWOOD and  MIDWAY STAGE  Leaves Greenwood for Spokane  at 7 a. m., and. for Oroville.at 2:30  P* m* IArchie Gillis.  BOUNDARY LEAGUE  LaRt Monday night at Grand  Forks, Phoenix divided honors  with the home team, the score being one all.  Phoenix are coming down the  hill on Friday night in search of  points in the Boundary League,  but we are afraid they will not find  them.  CITY LEAGUE  TAKE NOTICE that an application  has been made to register The British  Columbia Copper Company, Limited, as  owner in Fee Simple, under a Tax Sale  Deed from John E. Hooson (Assessor and  Collector), to The British Columbia Copper Company, Limited, bearing date the  Eighteenth day of November, A.D. 1911,  of all and singular that certain parcel or  tract of land and premises situate, lying  and being in the Similkameen Division  of Yale District in the Province of British Columbia, more particularly known  and described as Lot '1353, Palmetto  Mineral Claim.  You and those claiming through or  under you and all persons claiming any  interest in the said laud by virtue of any  unregistered instrument; and all persons  claiming any interest in the said land by  descent, whose title is not registered  under the provisions of the "Land Registry Act," are required to contest the  claim of the tax purchaser' within forty-  five diys from the publication of this)  notice, and in default of a caveat or certificate of lis pendens being filed within  such period, or in default of redemption  before registration, you and each of you,'  will be forever estopped and debarred  from setting up any. claim to or in respect  ofthe said land, and I shall register The  British Columbia Copper Company, Limited, as owner thereof in fee.  Dated   at   the   Land   Registry   Office  Kamloops, Province of British Columbia,  this 29th day of November, A.D. 1911.  W. H. EDMONDS  District Registrar.  To James F. Walker  A. R. Ledoux  Isaac Van Ness  John C. Lamb  W. F. M.  Greenwood Miners  Union, No. 22, W.  F. M., meets every  Saturday evening iu Union Hall, Copper atreot, Greenwood, at 7.  Also in hall at  Mother  Friday evenings sit 7.  Lode mine  BERT de WIELE, Secty  LYNN CREEK DAIRY  DELIVERED  To any part of the city or district  OFFICE at Walter G. Kennedy's.  J McDONELL, Proprietor  In tho City League competition  the smelter played the town last  Tuesday and the result was 6 to 3  in favor of the town.  Boundary League Schedule  A GREAT BRIDGE  Next to the re-building of the  Lachino Bridge at Montreal, the  largest   construction   work being  done by the C.P.R at presentistho  erection   of a   large  high   level  bridge at Edmonton,  Alta.   Since  August 1910 the railway has been  at work on the big construction  which will before many  months  open the Saskatchewan river from  side to side and  unite the cities  of Edmonton and Strathcona ina  greater   Edmonton.     The     now  bridge will be 2,800 feet long and  200 feet above water level,  and  will cost over $1,500,000.   There  will be two decks, the upper fori King as with those of the Presi-  CANADIAN GOLD COINS  Ottawa, Jan. 1(5.���������According to  a statement by Mr. T.. C. Boville,  C.M.G., Deputy Minister for Finance, there will be shortly minted  for currency in the Dominion ������10  and $5 gold pieces.  The issue is the result of two  causes,   first,   the  circulation   ef  American gold coinage in Canada,  which has the same value here as  in the United States,   and   thus  gives Canada no part in establishing a  standard  of gold coinage;  and secondly, a feeling of patriotism among Canadians, who wish  that Canada,  as well as the United  States,  should have a gold  currency, and that the people of Canada should be as well acquainted  with .the features of the British  Grand Forks at Greenwood, Jan. 1  Greenwood won, 3 to 1.  Greenwood at Grand Forks, Jan. 5  Greenwood won, 3 to 1.  Grand Forks at Phoonix, Jan. 10  Phoenix won, 10 to 2.  Phoenix at Grand Forks, Jan. 15  Tie, 1 to 1  Phoenix at Greenwood, Jan. 19  Greenwood at Phoenix, Jan. 23  Grand Forks at Greenwood, Jan. 20  Phoenix at Grand Forks, Jan. 29  Greenwood at Phoenix, Feb. 2  Phoenix at Greenwood, Feb. 6  Greenwood at Grand Forks, Feb. 12  Grand Forks at Phoenix, Feb. 16  ���������  '  CITY LEAGUE  The following is tho schedule of  City league:  Mother Lode at Smelter, Dec. 22  Smelter won, 6 to 4.  Greenwood at Mother Lode,Dec.25  Mother Lode won, 2 to 0.  Smelter at  Greenwood,  Jan. 11  Greenwood won, 3 to G  Mother Lode at Smelter, Jan. 16  Mother Lode at Greenwood, Jan. 30  Greenwood at Smelter, Feb. 15  Smelter at Mother Lode, Feb. 19  Mother LodeatGreenwood,Feb. 23  Smelter at  Greenwood,   Feb. 28  TOBACCO HABIT  Dr. McTag-garl's tobacco remedy removes  all desire for the weed ��������� in a few days. A  vegetable medicine, and only requires touching the tongue with it occasionally.   Price J2.C0  LIQUOR HABIT  Marvellous results from taking his remedy  for the liquor habit. Safe and inexpensive  home treatment; no hypodermic injections, no  publicity, no loss of time from busin������ss, and a  cure guaranteed.  Address or consult Dr. McTaggart, 75 Yongc  street, Toronto, Canada.  The Kootenay Monumental  Works, Nelson, B. C, manufacture all sizes and kinds of headstones and monuments.  CONVALESCENTS  Those Recovering from Any Severe Illness  After a long wasting Illness, con-  valescenta require nourishing food  that will not overtax the digestive  functions���������and In the way of a  strength-restoring and vitality-making  tonic, we know of nothing that equals  Vinol, our delicious cod liver and iron  tonio (-without oil).  Vinol creates an appetite, re-establishes good digestion and helps the  dally food to make rich blood, form  flesh, strong muscles and impart new  life and vitality to every organ in the  body. "We ask those who need a  strength and flesh-building tonic restorative to call at our store and get a  bottle of Vinol, -with the understanding that If It does not help them we  will refund their money without question.  John L. White, Druggist, Greenwooa.B.C.  JOHN  COLIN FORBES  B. C As  Canada's Great Portrait Painter  ��������� The artist who was commissioned by tho Canadian Government to paint  the portraits of King Edward and Queen Alexandra for the Dominion House of  Parliament, and who was honored with sittings by their Majesties in tho early  part of this year, is John Colin Forbes who has a long trail of successes in his  sixty years.  Born in Toronto of Scotch-English parents, he was educated at Upper Canada  College in his native city, and at an early age showed the first faint dawnings  of his artistio genius. He was entirely self-taught, following with the sure instinct  of true power along tho lines of natural development, and silently working out  his own destiny until he produced his first real work, a portrait of his father.  E. W. WIDDOWSON, ASSAYER AND  CHEMIST���������Charges: Gold, silver, copper or lead, $t each; gold-silver, #1.50;  silver lead, $1.50; gold-silver, with copper  or lead, $2.50; zinc, $2; silver-lead-zinc,  $3. Prices for other metals on application. Long distance 'phone 67. P. O.  Box, B1108, Nelson, B. 0.  HEALSTHELUNGS  PRICE. 25 CENTS  at the provincial Exhibition in 1866 and he later painted a number of portraits  that added greatly to his fame, notably those of Lord Dufferin, Sir John Macdonald,^ Alexander MaoKenzie, Edward Blake, Sir Charles Tupper and Lady  Helen Blackwood.  In ISS1 he was elected to the Royal Canadian Academy of Arts and five years  later painted for the Canadian Pacific R.R. a series of'pictures which reproduced  some of the masterpieces of Nature's painting and sculpture in the wild, romantio  Canadian Rockies, whero Titanio mountains, deep gorges, great expanses of  scenery aro shown in a color scheme of Nature at Ker best. These gave him  themes that filled his artistio soul with joy. Those who are familiar with his  paintings "The Cafion in the .Royal Gorge/' "The Mount of the Holy Cross,"  'Mount Stephen," and tho " Glacier of the Selkirks," must ever carry with them  the memory of their majestic beauty and power. In 1891 members of the Canadian Liberal party sent him to England to paint a full-length portrait of Gladstone for the National Liberal Club of London. For tho past few years much of  his work has been done in tho United States where he has mado portraits of many  of tho loading men of tho country.     _ '.*.'���������  Fire and water havo been merciless in their pursuit of Mr. Forbes. When  tho steamer " Hibcrnia " wont down in mid-ocean in 1868 it carried with it sown  of his best paintings and lie barely escaped with his life, and his famous pairitiii^  of tho wreck was destroyed by fire in 1879. In threo later fires tho work of yearn  fed tho flames, and yot this Phconix painter of Canada, undismayed und undaunted, has ever risen with new life from tho ashes.  Gat������ecU������������riUuKtoAaoniJorar!huiciitor Caiu'li, kitho yew IMS, by W, 0. MacJt, at tho Department of Afilcultiua  ietor  I Plumbing and Tinsmitliing J  ������������"���������* ^^^^^>������^>������^������^-*-*amlm ~__*  _^~* " " ������������������"^  ������������       Out- complete stock of Plumbing and Tinsmith/- -HI  8������ ing material has arrived and we are now in a position   :3  |~ to do all kinds of job work at greatly reduced prices   =3"  S~; in any part of the city or district. ' , ~2  9-~~ '      **&  I ���������   McArthur & Clerf 1  ^liiiiiiiuiuiiiiiiiiiiiiiuiiiiJiiiiiuiiaiiiiiiiuiiiuiuiuuiiuiiK  ���������A  'I

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