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Array n MA������M>1^AX'iJ7Will^lW)AtfilMWt������v.wn<������vii w^km  /Q  '.������  y���������������j������..., jii *.._-_.*.   I  )   ���������  I  JUL 9.. (90S  ^        1  ^"0{-'<A,.g' =  Vol. XII.  GREENWOOD, B. C, THURSDAY, JULY f., 1906.  ^o.-#  Il v'-i  WFe ?n.���������s^gnwood  -    Dr.  Mathison,  dentist,  Naden-  Flood block.  Diamond drill for sale. Apply  at this office.  W. . Elson and bride returned  Monday . from their honeymoon  trip to Spokane.  ,W. 6. Kennedy, of Holmes' &  Kennedy is oh a fishing trip up the  "West Fork of Kettle river.  .Miss   "Whiteside   returned   the  . past week from a three months'  . visit to friends at the coast.  , Jos. Wilmshursfc, road foreman,  , left Tuesday to make repairs to the  Ingrim bridge on Kettle river.  . Wm. McBride of Rock Creek and  Mrs.:. Mary Blythe' of Westbridge  were married in Greenwood June  29th by Rev. M. D. Mcltee.  Ros3land is going to havo a big  . celebration on the -16th and -17th  : insti   ;The Greenwood band will  . be in attendance both. days.  Remember the danco ,to be given  in the old   Masonic   hall   on the  . evening of July 13th, in aid of the  reading room at Boundary Falls.  "' The Misses McMy'nn, McCreath,  ��������� "Wickwire and Shaw are home ou  . vacation.   The have been attending a private school'at Yale, B. C."  A marriage license was issued at  the government office on the 3rd  ins.fc. to Alexander Wilson ' McKin-  : lay {ind Elizabeth  Yard,������both of  ��������� Phoenix.  ������������������> The baud went, over to Republic  : to play at theFpurth of July.celebration _ Wednesday. and>    being  among real Americans, had a good  time.-. They returned,today.  The Trail baseball team, which  has been making a tour of the district, came in from Chesaw last  night and defeated the Greenwood  boys this evening by a score of 4-3.-  Ernest Mills returnedjjjtbis week.  He will in future be organizer of  one of the districts of the Industrial Workers of the World, necessitating his resiguation of secretary of the Miners' Union.  Labor Day will be celebrated in  - Greenwood this yeart** Ncwct. week  full particulars will be given. Already promises ��������� of fiuancial aid  have been made to assure one of  the best two day celebrations ever  held iu the Boundary.  Last week in referring to the list  of names coming up before the  county court judge for naturalization, it was stated that "they  were made Canadians.', His  Honor laid the list over until next  court so those applying are not yet  British subjects.  TheB. C.  Telephone Co. con -  ranch of John H. East, near Midway on a visit, and on Saturday  was taken suddenly ill.     He was  immediately taken to the hospital  but never Tcvived.     The funeral  was   held   Wednesday, afternoon  and was attended by a number of  the members of the Pioneers Association, of which he was a member. - 'The pallbearers  were: John  Luce,'   Colin   S.   McRao,    Thos.  Walsh,  Phil McDonald,   J.    W.  Nelson and Jas. Sutherland.     Deceased   wa3   an  Irishman.       He  came to this district a bout. twelve  years ago,  and became interested  in a number of claims.     He was  65 years of age.     He had served  fivejycars in the U. - S.. Cavalary,  from which he received au honorable discharge in 1881.  The-rumor that the federal and  and provincial offices in this city  hoisted the Stars and Stripes' on  the.Fon.rth is.without foundation.  The same maybe said with refer-  to the. Union Jack on Dominion  Day.    . '   "  . Residents in the southern ��������� end of  the city ushered in the Fourth of  July by agitating the atmosphere  with dynamite. As a rule Americans let people know they are9alive  when the Fourth of July comes  round, but why they should get up  in-the middle of the night to disturb the people of thi3 country is  beyond comprehension. , They  would object-to Canadians making  a demonstration at midnight'on  the 1st of July in any town in the  United States. ; Canadians/~allow-  more liberty, to foreigners than any  other people, and it is of course  only the least intelligent Americans  who take advantage of the greater  freedom in this country and create  a disturbance and annoy people  who are no more interested in the  Fourth of July than they are in  the anniversary of the birth of the  Sultan of Morocco. Besides it  gives the people of this country  who have never lived in the States  a wrong impression of the large  majority of the people " of that  country, who are. an intelligent,  sensitive and refined people. It  is not possible that there was a  single American born citizen among  those who created the disturbance  the morning of the 4th. A real  American would not accept the  hospitality of a friend and.then  express his appreciation of the  favor by insulting him.  and walked. . ������������������"  Your correspondent's advice to  travelers is childish iu the extreme.'  He writes that on horse.baek is - the  be9b way to go up the North Fork,  and goes on to state that it is a  matter of great discomfort for any  traveller in a light conveyance,  and also a mere speculation  whether he will arrive at his destination with a whole rig, the roads  being narrow and no provisions  having been made for vehicles to  pass and that much delay and annoyance is- consequently caused.  Rot! i  Commencing on the 22ud day of  last May we have made eighteen  (18) return trips.by stage using  one team of horses up and back,  leaving Grand Forks 7 a. m.,  reaching the end of the wagon road  6 p.- m.; starting the return journey  next day 7 a. in  has been crowded this  week with  tourists from New York.  Ben Mighton has taken over the  business of Sharpe'& Irvine in Nelson. Byron and Herb' could not  stay away from Spokane where  they are doing a largo business.  PHOENIX CELEBRATIO N  ., arriving in Grand  Forks 5 p. m., and during the  whole time, we have not had a  single break-down, been half of an  hour behind scheduled time, or  been delayed five minutes on the  road; so much for his advice.  The day when a prosperous town  could be built on hot air has gone  by and the'kind of stuff sent out  from Gloster City is a detriment to  all legitimate enterprises, such as  is the Franklin Townsite Company,  Limited; no wonder your correspondent omitted to sign his name."  ' Yours truly  A. Ekfkixk Smith & Co.  DISTRICT NEWS  template-a number   of   improve-,.most misleading and   untruthful  .'*!  ments in their line in Greenwood.  New wires will be etrung and what  is known as a Return Metallic system will take the place of that now  in use. A modern switch board  will be put in. Work will be commenced on the improvements this  month. -     ,  The provincial government agen t  and Dominion Customs officer at  Greenwood should ask those in authority for flags to be displayed on  national holidays. As is now  pretty generally known throughout  Canada, the 1st of July is the anniversary of the confederation of  the provinces, and the Canadian  flag should be displayed on Dominion and provincial offices during the day. '' * '  "Saturday evening Robt. Donagin  wao brought to'the"'hospital and  died 'duriiig the night. Deceased  had been ailing for 'over a year.  Last week he went doV/u to the  kl..j.. iii'.',. -:X   u\..������   lioii-.  GLOSTER CITY  (Communicated)  Under the above heading in Tuk  Ledgk of June  28th,   appears a  article and wo ask space to make  just a few corrections.  Your correspondent states that  building materials are being  brought up to the rival towns,  Franklin City and Gloster City.  By Gloster City wo presumo he  alludes to tho preemption known  as Upper Franklin, if so, so far as  we can learn no building material  has or is being sent to that camp.  On the ather hand 30,000 feet of  lumber has been forwarded to  Franklin City and is on tho side of  the wagon road four miles from*  the town. Tho said wagon road  is now within one-half inilp of  Franklin and will bo completed  within a few days. Carpenters aro  busy erecting a two story hotel for  B. Lequime.  The Maple Loaf adjoins Gloster  City���������-oh no!    We tried to ride D  from one to tho other a few days  since but finally lend our horscH    .'(���������   i. .   .        .    .")  v,/  ���������;. J. A. Magic was at Camborne  the other day looking at his miu-  iug properties. He is now a resident of Chicago where he is interested in the new telephone sj'stem.  The wine room is still-'in blossom at Grand Forks. o-.  Coast men are investigating the  prospects for antimony upou the  Dolly Varden and other claims  along the north fork of Carpenter  creek, in the Slocan.  One of the. saloons in Sandon  has a hammock in the bar. The  tired bartender appreciates it when  he does get a moment in which he  can rest.  J. G* Melvin, Jake Kelson and  several other Sandon men have  their eyes on the Boundary.  Dr. Rogers, formerly of Kaslo is  now at Hazelton.  When in operation the sawmill  at Kaslo will employ 75 men iu  the mill, and cut 120,000 feet of  lumber every 24 hours.  Tourists complain that they  cannot get a bath at New Denver  unless they jump in the lake.  Col. Ray returned to Port  Arthur on Monday after spending  a few days at Nelson aud the  Molly Gibson mine.  In theSIocan W.C.E. Koch has  closed his mill until July 10th as  ho does not wish to. risk bringing  830,000 worth of log3 down the  Little Slocan river until the water  is lower. His new mill cuts 35,-  000 feet every 10 hours and the  product is shipped cast of tho  Rockies. Koch employs 90 men  in his various mining and milling  enterprises, and is one of the best  aud most active of Nelson's citi-  zons.  Charles Borene, formerly of  Whitewater is running the Logan  Houso in Spokane.  Sidney Morman has sold his  Outburst in Spokane, and will start  a morning paper in that city.  Plums and apples will bo a good  crop this year on Kooteuay lake,  but tho March frost aud tho wet'  weather of June knocked the  strawberries "to' windward and  closed all the hatches.  The Hotel Strathcona in Nelson  , Boundary's Domiuiou Day celebration was held this year at'  Phoenix, and with perfect weather,  a long list of sports for which generous prizes were hung up, and a  large attendance.from tho outside,  the occasion was a big success.  Music was furnished by' tho recently organized Phoenix fire brigade band and the first day's  events concluded with - a dance  given in-the new hall of the Miners'  Union, which had an immense attendance.    . *  One of the most Interesting  features of the celebration.was the  machine rock drilling cobtest, held  in tho Great Northern cut. and in  which no less than ten teams  entered from the several mines.  The same machine was used for all  teams, being a Rand drill of modern pattern, elevated on a platform.  Tho first prize was $150 and the  second 875. A large -number of  spectators watched the drilling,  which continued nearly all day.  Fach team nsed a 2k inch bit to  start, with a deercaso of an eighth  of an inch to the foot, and lied fifteen minutes to set up and drill.  Following are'the results:  Matheso'n ' and McQnaid, Gold  Drop, 9 ft. 1J in.  McDonald and Rankin, Brooklyn, S ft. 6 in.   , :  Rutherford and  McLean,  Gold  Drop, 8 ft..4������ in.. .   ^���������v    ^   .jj  Bliss and Neil, Brooklyn,  7 ft.  4 in.        .    ..  Olson and Peterson, Granby,. 7  ft. IU in.  Mitchell and Rae, Granby, 7 ft.  9J-in.  Granger and Newton, Brooklyn,  8 ft. 1������ in.  Black and Anderson, Granby,  7 ft. 10 iu.  Vichari and nughes, Granby,  7 ft. 6} in.  Cook and Mason, Granby, 8 ft.  2������in.    -  In the baseball g'-wio between  Greenwood and Phoenix, the latter  won by a score of 5-3.  The hose reel racing had 8400 in  prizes hung up, but uo outside  teams mustered up the courage to  enter. Consequently the races in  this event were run off between  the regular Phoenix team and a  team of the Eagles. In the hub  and hub race the Phoenix team  won first money, while in the wet  test the Eagles took first prize in  26A- seconds, tho Phoenix team  failing to securo water in the first  trial.  Horse racing took place on Dominion avenue,' and in the free  for all, owners up, Joe Pitcher  took first money, with Clias.  Buber'sLady May   second;   pon}'  Running hop, step and jump, H.  Moore 1st, V. Sherbino 2nd.  Standing broad jump, V. Sherbino  1st, Harry Jackson 2nd. *  Pole vaulting, Charles Thornber,  1st, James.Morgan 2nd.  Three-legged race, Muuro and  MoBeath 1st, Thornber and Jackson, 2nd.  Putting 1G pound shot, Martin  MoHale 1st, R. Walker 2nd.  Mountain climbing, Archie Murray 1st, Wm Murray 2nd. ,  Boys' race under 16, 100 yards,  Eddie Murray 1st, Herbert Far-  quharson, 2nd  Boys' race under 12, 75 yards,-  J. O'Connor 1st, Robert McMillan  2nd.  Girls' race under 16, 50 yards,  Helen Gordon, 1st, Ada" Pierce  2nd.  Girls' race, under 12, 50 yards,  Dora Dawson, 1st, Cora Blackmore  2nd.  .     ���������  In the evening a second ball was  given under the auspices of Puoenix  Miners''' union No. 8 at the hall,  fhus closing up the two days' cele,-  bration.  Quite a Jolt.  The West -Kooteuay Power &,  Light Co. _'recently shot 20,000  volts into the new line between  this city and Greenwood, and it  was kept on the wires.for a period  of two hours. It was found on  testing that there was not a flaw,  in the line anywhere, which is unusual in newly constructed longdistance lines of this kind. The  management is well, pleased with  the result of the trial. The West  Kootenay -Power arid Light Co. is  now lighting Trail. A generator  was installed, and one of the  motors of-the Rossland Power.company's mill was put into use for  the purpose of operating the generator. The generator has a capacity of about 2,000 lights.���������  Rossland Miner.  pas j������������8ss asanas ^^m&w?K^m:  A crosscut is now being run at  the 300-foot level in'the Elkhorn  and it is expected the lead will be  encountered thid week.  Tho Myers Creek News pulished  at Chesaw, Wash., isauthorty for  the statement that John Lind,  formerly of Anaconda, has made  a rich find of copper on the Caribou, a claim on which he has been  working'for some yeaiy.  On the Eureka in" South Wellington camp, Tho3. Edwards and  W. George have recently opened a  quartz lead which runs well in  gold. Two assays from avorago of  vein give within a few cents of 850  in gold to the ton. One sample  was sent to Denver, Colorado, aud  the other to the local assayer, and  the returns were within 25 cents of  being tne same. The lead is about  three feet iu width. The' work  previously done was on an iron  cap, and this year the partners  opened up the quartz showing with  the foregoing very satisfactory  results.  Thos. McAuIly, of Beaverdell,  was in the city yesterday. Mr.  Mr. McAully is one of the pioneerp  of the Boundary, having come to  the district over twenty j'ears ago.1  He says all the properties in the  West Fork now being worked are  showing up well.' This is especially so of the Duncan and Bounty  Fraction. The lead on the Bounty  is widening- with depth, arid the  owners now have a car of ore on  the dump that will-assay over $300  to the ton. A shipment- will be  made as soon as the snow comes.  Mr. McAully loaves Saturday for  the West Fork.  Hammered Giant Cap  One day last week Cameron  Signs, the ten year old son of Mr.  and Mrs. A Signs, of Oroville,  formerly of this place, got hold of  a giant dynamite cap. After carrying it about for-a time,' aud not  knowing what it was, he in course  of time, found a hammer aud sat  down on a rock to have some fun  with tho destructive little copper  missel. Almost the entire left  hand was blown off and one leg  horribly mutilated. Blood poison  threatens the damaged leg as it  was pierced by tho small copper  fragments, although there is still a  possibility' of fighting it off.���������  Mvers Creek News.  Nickel in B. C.  In   working   the   material  ob-  raco, Chas. Bubcr took first, with  Ole.Berg second; slow race, Harold  Bell first, and Eddie Swanson, second. There wero four entries in  the quarter-mile running, free for  all, in which Joe Ritchcr took first  money, and Chas. Btiber, of Midway, second, followed by E. Lan-  neau and Ole Berg.  The following arc the results of  the sports held the secoud day of  tho celebration.  Basoball, Trail vs. Phoenix, resulted in 3 runs for Trail aud 1 for  Phoenix.  Standing high jump, II. Moore  1st, V. Sherbino 2nd.  Running high jump, H. Moore  1st, V. Sheibino2nd.  Running broad jump, H. Moore  1st, Win. Murray 2nd.    li '���������  Great is Copper  Tho record of the Calumet &  Tlecla Mining company is calculated to encourage investment in  mines. Up to the end of 1905 it  has produced 1,811,400,000 pounds  or about 800,000 long tons of refined copper, worth, say, S275,-  000.^00. Shareholders have received in dividends 892,320,000 or  about 35 per cent, of the value of  tho output. It is estimated that  the cost of production has been  S.2 cents per pound of copper.  During 1906 the production should  be close to 100,000,000 pounds and  tho dividends $6,000,000. Despite tho great opportunity for  financial games, tho management  has been consistently straightforward and honorable. The mine  has been conducted as a sound  busiuess and in a conservative  manner, tho effect of which has  been beneficial to the reputation of  the copper industry of Michigan.  Plenty of Copper and Kooteuay  Bello cigars arc found in the Boundary.    ��������� '' ."  tained in dredging for gold some  two miles below Lillooet, it was  found that a line, heavy, grayish  sand with a ra?tallic aspect' remained after the clean-up.  A sample of this sand was sent  to Dr. Hoffman, chemist of the  geological survey, for examination,  and was found by him to consist  essentially of an iron-nickel alloy  with scales of platium, grains of  tho rare metal idircsmine; gold  magnetite, garnet and quartz.  The"nickel alloy and platinum  were nearly in equal proportions  and constituted about 90 per cent,  of the whole.  The iron-nickel alloy is "especially peculiar owing to the large  amount of nickel it contains,  namely, over three-quarters of the  whole.  Only two occurrences of similar  miueral aro known, one iu New  Zealand and the other in Italy;  it is ��������� proposed to ' call .this new  mineral souesite, after Mr. F.  Soues, government agent at Clinton, who sent, the samples for  identification.  The large amount of platinum in  these sands and the ease with  which the nickel alloy may be separated by dissolving in nitric acidj  leads to the hope that we have  here a now source of this valuable  metal.���������Kamloops Sentinel,  The following" letter'to' Police  Magistrate Hallett 'of 'this city  gives a tye.ttcrhl.oa of the pew  ine.tal and its'values. It 'may be  possiblo tliat the black sands o!  Boundary creek may contain the  metal in paying quantities:  CJinton, B. C., Juno 29, 1906  Dear tSir���������As you express interest in a'metal, which is named  after mo by the Geological Department at pitawn,  I cncloso here-  >6  with a small sample'for your own    >  edification.   T'liia' apparent .black  sand was being thrown away until  I happened to come across it when  visiting tho dredger./''at Lillooet,  and haying had ft lively experience  with blade- sand over fifty yearn  ago,I told the drcdgeniaater not to;  throw away any iribrc'of that sand  until   he' heard    from ' mo, .    :'i  brought a sample homo -with ' me,' '���������  and sent it' to Ottawa,for examina- ���������  tion and analysis it necessary,  and  ., ���������        ���������'���������,   ���������������' *,     :     S-  -(  ������������������   -     '  ���������" f  it was found to contain a new mineral so, far as Canada is concerned  and.for that reason I presume they-  gave it my uame. ,1 'may inform  you. that I have since sent "seven  pounds of that' sand to a firm in  London;'England, and. the returns-  that they give 'shows that that  black sand" contains in gold and  platinum over Sl'SOO" to the ton.  Of course it is only found at depth',  and that depth can only be reached  by a properly constructed dredger  to deal with - the gravels of the  Fraser river, which I have no  doubt will be an industry for the  next half 'century so far as the.  District of Lillooet is concerned.  I doubt very'much if:the bed of the  Fraser river through the District  of Lillooet can 'be worked out in  that time. Of course it all" depends upon a properly constructed  dredger, and'' more than that a  man in charge of everything1 who  is thoroughly acquainted with the  dredge, and how to deal with tho .  waters of a very turbulent stream.  -        Yours truly  F. 'Soues, Gov't Agent;  ���������  A careful examination of the .  sand with a really good glass is  very interesting, the gold (,14 ozs".  per ton) and platinum (8i ozs. per  ton) (English' ton 2240 fb's. in' both  cases) "being readily and easily  seen. Some of the garnets are  great features if tboy wero only a  little larger. '  The Rossland Mines  The shipments for the first six  months of this year amounted to  161,419 tons, and should the same  ratio be kept up for the remaining  half of the year the tonnage would  give a total of 322,833 tons, as  against'321,464 tons' for the year  1905, which was valued at ������3,515,-  132." It' will be seen from the  above figures that the yield this  year will'be approximately, the  same as it was iii",-1905, unless  there is an increasein the tonnage  from tho leading" mines. Last  year there were some fourteen  shippers, and this year there aro  eight, so far, but the number may  be increased before the end of tho  year. Matters are shaping themselves at some of tbe'loading mines  so that it is probable that the yieli  may be lurgely increasod. It U  admitted that the 'Centre Star  could output more ore but for the  lack of better hoisting facilities,'  This is being remedied by ��������� the  installation of a larger hoistf 'i'lie  Le Roi and the'/je Koi ''Two lioih'  could put out a 'larger tonnage il  tljey desired to, ancfit is'prolnble  tliat tliey will increase ft bejforo the  encl of the year.'���������Rossland Miner-  Aspen Groye   .  Forty-three copper mining claim i  including six ^'grou^s',' jchangfVl  hands last month is Aspen  Grovo  '      I  ' rr.i       ���������   ���������     *    I '        ������        ��������� ; S  camp. I he vendors aro Biiloa  Bro|2. &Go., who have disposed of  their extensive mining interest*., to  a big Montreal and Toronto- syndicate who havo floated. "Copper  Limited'1 with a large canitalizt-  tion. .        . ,'drccmvcccl. 13. .C. July  ;). "i  yOb.  ..THE GREENWOODXEDGE  ,F. M. LAMB  i   .   .V:.   ���������. .1: ;v!   .  PRSVINCIAL LAND SURVEYOR-  GREENWOOD  9. C.  ffl in a  STOP AT .-      '  fCrQwell's,;' :Hote!  lOR^IiSHEDROOMS  By day or week ;, 32 a week  'and up, at the Commercial  hotel, Copper sfrce't, Groen-  -,vocd.    Bath ji'i connection.  >. POUPARD  all like him Pat  Burns  would  be'i  shy on stained glass for that new  mansion of his in Victoria.  TO BE A GREAT CITY  out.  Under the new Sunday law only  a Jew can run a Sunday morning  paper in Canada. This is a concession they would not receive iu  RiiFsia.  H.\r.p'the people in the United  States die from eating impure food.  The other half probably- die from  drinking disguised alcohol or the  l:u k of motion in their hearts.  Quitk a numbiT have mansions  in the s-ky while others build  castles in the air, but tho chap  from Manitoba does the next best  tiling. Ho builds his mansion in  Victoria or New Denver.  THE STAGE LINES.  The' htagc for Phoenix leaves  .Greenwood every day at 3 p. in.,  ���������and returns at 10.30*a. m.     J.   S.  ��������� McCague, proprietor.  - The stage for Ferry, carrying  United States and   Canadian   mail  'leaves Greenwood every day at  7.30 a.-m.      Returning   it   leave?  "Ferry at 6.15 p. in.    J', McDonald,  '���������proprietor.  -' The Mother Lode stage, leaves the  mine, except Sundays,  at 8.30 a.  ���������m., 1.30 p   in.,   and   6.30   p.   m.  f'Leaves Greenwood-at 10 a. m., 4  p. in., and S p. m.     On Saturdays  Xt-he last stage leaves at   JO   p.   m.  ^Mother Lode Stage Co., Props.  -' ''The Boundary Falls stage leaves  the Falls daily at   '.)   a.   m.,   and  'Greenwood  at  11.30 a.  in.     W.  "Craig, proprietor.  k The Beaverdell stage leaves  Greenwood every Saturday at S a.  ���������'in., and returns on Tuesdays. It  ���������-carries the mails from Rock Creek  ���������up and down   the   river.      D.  O.  ��������� McKy, proprietor.  TrimiK is little difference between  a thief and a dcadbeat. Probably  the thief is tho better for he at  least displays some courage in obtaining possession of valuables  without working for them.    I'   Keeping children  in school  has  A   Winnipeg correspondent de- kept'many fathers out  of  the  inscribing tho negotiations'between'sane asylum.  -  All the above stage lines arrive  and   depait   from    Yuill's   stage  :'oflice, Copper street.  THE LEDGE  Is published every Thursday-Jut Greenwood, B.'C , and the price is $: a year,  ���������postage free to all parts of Canada, United  jStates, Mexico and Great Britain. To  ���������"other countries it" is sent postpaid for  'J2.50 a-year. Address all letters to The  .'���������Ledge, Greenwood, B. C.  3 '     jj's. w. griefi, MANAGER.  'GREENWOOD, B. C, JULY  /���������-���������-.- ��������� -, .  ���������    Goon 'morning !      Have  smelt your Chicago sausage V  1906.  vou  A mixutp: will soon be the dividing line between jail and duty" for  daily newspaper men in Canada.  The new Sunday law states that it  shall not be lawful to work on a  Sunday morning paper before tho  hour of 8 p. m.. of the Sabbath  day. The wisdom of such a clause  is like the peace of God.  Tni: booze thirst will push a  victim against many strange  schemes. The other day a man in  Nelson wired his folks in the east  in another name that he was dead  and to send funds for the funeral.  The plot failed but the police court  put a Crease in his mad career by  giving him an introduction to Bob  Lemon's retentive establishment.  The bellyache.of the poor is often  the appendicitis of the rich.  It is safer to be a deuce in  hole than to bo king ui Spain.  the  Some of the mines around Kelson or Sandon should try the Kir-  ���������mess process.   Thekk is considerable red paint  used in Greenwood but none on  rtho buildings.  Ax express company will carry  a pound of books from here to Halifax for eight cents and charge  double that for any other class of  goods. Why ? Because in carrying books it has to compete with  the postoflice, and that institution  is owued by the people. Make  your own deductions.  Tueiie is little difference in the  crowning of a king between England and Norway. In England  the king is anoint?d with some  kind of oil or salve, while the high  priest invokes tho usual blessing.  In Norway goosegrease or some  other kind of sacred oil is rubbed  on the naked breast of the king  and all is well: In a country that  butts into the Arctic Circle like  Norway, it seems quite sensible to  grease a king before he sits in the  lookout chair of the nation.  the city of Winnipeg^and Mr.J.D.  McArthur concerning tho electric  power proposition made by the  latter says that perhaps the most  astonishing fact of all is the estimate of population for Winnipeg  during the next generation. ' All  other figures involved are keenly  and actively debated, but both  sidc3 take without quibble-- or  question the prediction of a population of 300,000 by 1911, a bare  live years from now; of '150,000 by  1921, of 600,000 by 1931, and 800,-  000 by 1941. It is enough to take  one's breath away. Such figures  within an equal period are beyond  the highest ambition of Montreal  or Toronto, and one. is tempted to  ask if the figures arc not mere  gossip and guess. This, however,  is the estimate formally made in  the report submitted to the City  Council, and no Winnipcger seems  inclined to suggest that it is in anyway extravagant. The reply to  any criticism is rather than not  half, nor quarter, the possibilities  of Winnipeg have as yet- been  dreamed of, and that it will surpass all predictions that have been  made regarding it.  We shall have great docks and  wharves here within a few years,  declared one enthusiast, to accommodate a vast fleet of ships on  Lake Winnipeg. Tho improvement of the Bed River means only  a matter of time.  And yet another one declares  that Winnipeg will yet be an ocean  port, and that ships from Liverpool  and London" will leave Winnipeg  by way of Red River, Lake Winnipeg and the Nelson river into Hudson Bay.  These things are all more or Lss  incrcditable to the newcomer, and  yet a voyage from Winnipeg to  Liverpool in an an ocean- steamer  would be no greater triumph over  natural difficulties than .a journey  from Halifax to Dawson city in a  pullman car; and this last is what  the Grand Ti uuk Pacific promises  in the map recently issued showing the approximate route of the  great new transcontinental railway  in which the line is continued into IW  Dawson along the western slope of '  the Rockies. Doubtless both these  marvels will be accomplished as  soon as it is worth while.  When a. man objects to- going  away on visits it is a sign that the  meals in his own house are all  right-  Some women are so modest that  they ought to have window shades  on their, mirror to pull clown when  they undress before it.  The woman who couldn't to save  her life figure the four per cent,  interest on her husband's insurance,  policy can figure exactly the labor  and material to go with 40 yards  of fe.'ithcr stitching.���������New York  Press.  Recently a church congregation  in a little Kansas town built a new  church. To pay for it they were  obliged to call upon the merchants  of the community for donations.  The merchants responded liberally  and ������300 was raised from this  source, the last man asked to subscribe was John Smith, a. jeweler.  I will aid 85 if you will let me add  something to the subscription list,  he said. The permission was accorded him and he wrote at the  foot of the list:  John Smith, jeweler,, 85 00.  Sears, Roebuck &Co., 0;  Montgomery, Ward & Co., 0.  The church people saw the point  when tho .minister'read from the  pulpit the list-of donors to the  building fund. Since the dedication of the church there have been  no mail orders sent out from that  Kansas town.���������Ex.  The Kootenay  tandard Cigar  -Is made in.Nelson. >Try a shipment and please your patrons.  J. Ohelin, Nelson  Loading Tailor of the  Kootenays.  Sandon, B. C.  Dominion Hotel  Old Ironsides Avenue  Ts under lease to the undersigned.  The cigars arc fragrant and can be  smoked without the aid of a porous  plaster.' The beer is not all froth,  and the nerve bracers 'touch the  right spot, especially in- the morning.    Come in and have a shot.  W. S. DAVIDSON  PUPS FOR SALE  Llewellyn pups for sale,  to W. J. Cramer, Phoenix.  Apply  R.    ROBINSON  Is the only shoemaker in  America who obtained a  medal at the Paris Exposition in 1S7S for making the  Best shoes. Boots made to  order; Repairing neatly  executed.  COPPER  STREET, GREENWOOD  A group of eleven copper olaims  in East Kootenay can be- bonded  upon easy terms. For particulars  address Box 452, Nel=on, B. C.  X-I2-?ZSXZ:-XX32Z-2XX  Would it boom physical  culture  if man bad only to work   J1   min-  'utcB a day in order to get a living?  r '.    A hi.ue chip was found  in  San-  don la������t week.    It has been placed  'in the museum as a relic of other  'days.  MiNi.vr; in the Boundary has  often reminded us lately that the  'history of mines and mountains is  'one of blood.  Tjikowjno rice at weddings is  disagreeable'to anybody who gets  'it in the' neck' but much  li-jw rude  :thau throwing-'bombs.  1 ��������� ���������    ���������-- - -'  Was there any Chicago canned  meat in'ihc stores of the Arctic?  (From the odor iii the lory papers  Ahcre must 'have been.  MINGLED WITH PATHOS  As it is in all terrible, events  there was a little humor in the  awful calamity that so recently  proved to man how small a potatoc  he is to the workings of nature. A  friend writing from Frisco says:  AVe have beeu writing you so  many serious things connected  with the castastropho that I  thought you and your friends  might like to hear some of the  comical things,, Hcic is one of  them:  Caruso, the great tenor, was  here with the Metropolitan troupe  at the time of the quake. The report is that as soon as ho got out  on to the street, dressed in an abbreviated costume, he yelled: Give  Reflections of a Bachelor  You can palm off on any woman  admiration for tho real thing in  love.  The more men you lend money  to the less there are from whom  you can borrow.  The average man who scorns to  work for another man is glad  enough of the chauce to work him.  First women subtract their age,  the}' divide it, and then they extract its Fquareboot.  A man's house is his wife's  castle.  An easy way not to get rich is t)  have plenty of children.  You can manufacture blonde  hair but red haads just come natural.  It costs most men a good  deal  MERGHANT  TAILOR - -  $j Special attention given to the g|  Cleauing and Repairing       m  Department .      $|  fcj Coppek Street, Greenwood g  TKKX3S-ISI33[������X33KBI22aa3giaE4  CANADIAN  PACIFIC RY.  9a DAY ROUND TRIP  EXCURSIONS  EAST  52.30  The professional employment of  children ih operatic aIxJ theatrical  ���������performances shoiildho' prohibited  by Ihe'srrdng arm of the law.   '  1       ' j:;. ��������������������������������������������� -r^���������!���������>������������������������������������ '���������    ,  TiiEii;-: is one joyful thing in the  Lord'a?'; Day-���������' Act1. ;' The boss  printers wilf-np hh'gov hare to pay  Jpriec and a half for frundny 'vvorlc,  Lv California there lives a man  307-years'old Who'has not eateii  irry meat for 81] years.    If we were  than they get out of it.  Getting into debt is as  easy as  falling out of a   balloon,  and  ret-  mo my own Vesuvius.    They  say i ting out of debt as easy as falling  he has not stopped running yet.  Here is another one:   In  some  jarrels of  Winnipeg, Port Arthur,   Duluth.  St. Taul.  Through excursion rat^s to Tor-  more to live up to their prosperity J onto, Montreal,Maritime Provinces  A boat  Float.  ��������� ���������**  . Float is not a periodical.  It is a'book containing SG  illustrations, all told, and  is filled with sketches and-  stories of western life. It  tells how a gambler cash-  in after the fhish 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 amongst the tender-  feet in tho cent belt. It  contains the early history  of Nelson and a ro'mance  of the Silver'King mine.  Iu .it are printed three  western poems, and dozens of. articlo too numerous to- mention. Send  for one before it is- too  late. The price is twenty-  live cents, postpaid to any  part of the world. Address all letters to  /?. T. Lowery  NELSON, B. C.  ANK OF BRITISH N&RTH AMERICA  PAID UP CAPif AL, $4,866,667  RESERVE FUND   -  $2,141,333.  Transacts a general." banking business.   Interest  * allowed on Savings Accoumts, from  one dollar upwards at  current rates.  COPPER ST.   -   -   GREENWOOD, B. C.  ,*V^S^B@nraHnraB@  i  K  BANK.OF   MONTREAL  ESTABLISHED   181?'.  PAID   UP  CAPITAL, $14,400,000. REST, $10,000,000  UNDIVIDED PROFITS, $801,855.41-  General Bunking nuHinesssiTi-aiisacfed."   Drafts issued on till points, nnd .Collec-    R~f  ' tlons mnde at lowest riit^s.  SAVINGS BANK DEPARTMENT   "i   W. F. PROCTOR,  INTEREST ALLOWSDATCURRENT'RATES--/s/!ANAGER GRHENU/OOD BRANCh     [ i[  m  m  mi  1  and Finest Creamery  Butter  always in stock.-' Beef, Pork,  J Mutton, Poultry   Best Quality.  Fresh and Salt JVIea^s, pish and Poultry  Shops in nearly all the towns of Boundary and  ��������� the Kootenay,  LIVERY  Good Rigs and Expert Drivers.   Saddle  Horses always ready.    Hay, Grain and.  Feed lor sale.  GEORGE H- GHOPliEV  mysterious way, sixty  whisky belonging to h man named  Hotaling was not' destroyed, although in the midst of the burned  district. Another fact to bo re-  (ricmbcrcd is that nearly every  jjli'urch in San Franciso went down  by tire* Some country preacher  thought that the catastrophe was  it punishment of God, and ono of  tho wits of the Bohemian Club  wrote tho following verse:  'Some say the Good Lord Bpanked  ���������''*���������'  'tljc'town  FpV'lici'iifj over-frisky,  But wby difl he'bu'rn the churches  down  i up into the balloon again.  When a woman has on her best  clothes she wants admiration ; all  the rest of the time love.  Women will weep for a man and  love him the more; when they  must blush for him it closes their  hearts against him.  The average woman thinks of a  queen as having stately shoulders  and flashing eyes; the genuine  article is fat, flabby and fleshy.  Somo womon who would- drop  from exhaustion if they had to  sweep a squaro yard of carpet can  shpp all day and come out of it  with an appetite for an all-night  dance,1  *  New York aud New England on  application.  Dales of sulo:  Juno 4, 0, 7, '<!.'!,'Jfl.  July!i, :t.  AiiBii.it 7, 8,0.  September 0,10,  Tickets subject to usual variations of route and include meals  and berths on Canadjan Pacific  steamers on Great Lakes. Full  particulars from  .f. ������. CAIITKi:, I). V. A., Nolion.  Rossland'5 Grand Union  1} is lots more exciting getting  And sitvc Hotaling's whiskey?'out'of a ti'idib holo than stayin  [MINKKAL,   ACT.  Certificate of Improvements.  NOTICE.  Diamond Frnrttlonul" Mineral.Claim, iiltunti!  In tbuOruonwood Mlulim DivMmiof Vale  District.   Where loentuit:   In I'rovldunco  Camp.  'PARK  NOTICE that we. John  1'. MoLcori.  1    Free  Mlnur'H ('oililiuate  No-!  HOifM. and  W'lllliim Diamond, If no Mlnor'x CcrfcilU-iitoNo.  UllHWI. nitii, (I. hl.vty diij-M from tlio date Iwraif,  tuiil'liiy-to thu MlniiiK Macoi-doi' for n Ccrti/I-  liittuur lni|>rovoiiiunti4, for tint purporfo of obtaining a Urown (irnnt of tin- aliuvo claim.  And fui'lhur titl.-o nolli-u that notion,- undnr  .-u'cllon il7. rilllut Ikj (!uiniiiilit.'i>rl Imforo . tint  litHiuiiKt't of Hindi C'erMllciitr of Inil'rovomontH,  Datod thin Oth day of Alay, A. i������. J!������*>.  tl w >  Under the auspices of the Miners JiTnion and-the  Mayor, Council and Citizens, Two Days' Carnival  Sura mei; Spot; ts  jQ' MONDAY AND TUESDAY, JULY 16=17, IOQ6 ������&  Rock Drilling Contests, Horse Rncing, Lacrosec and Baseball, Sawing  and Chopping contests, Running and Jumping races of all kinds, Tug of  War, Trapeze and .Slack Wire performances,  Ualloon Ascension, Fire  Works aud general sports.   A program which will outrival in its variety  and excellence any heretofore witnessed in British Columbia  3.QQO   IN PRIZES?   $3,QOQ  For further particulars apply to J. It. MORKlSON. Secretary. *.w-������.t*. J-^tas r*irtiaiie������ias'-i������liai*n������tii,  /?  JL���������  ,^4t.^m.J������..  \  ���������THE GREENWOOD LEDGE.  -Greenwood, ������������������B./C, 0uly -.r>, -J006',  LIMITED.  Supplies electricity for Power, Light, Heating  and Ventilation.    Power Furnished, to mines-  for hoisting and air-compressor plants, with a  guarantee that the service will be continuous".  Get our rates before completing your estimates  r  ���������t  GREENWOOD LIQUOR CO. j  MBHBMSMM^BKinM*BiWHnKMMMvnMMnBNHMHMXja>w������MCBa������noKMVEtMKMMaaaaManaMnn0BaMM������MraMMW  ���������������������������MaaHaMaMHaHauMa������uawiaMnDannMiHMsw������>HBttn������aMaHN^^  DIREGT   IMPORTERS OF BEST  WINES  LIQUORS  AND   GIGARS.  WINES  FROM  OPORTO  -'   ' \    BRANDY FROM.FRANCE  - ; GIN  FROM   HOLLAND  SCOTCH WHISKEY FROM SCOTLAND  _.   AND BEER FROM MILWAUKEE  I GREENWOOD LIQUOR GO., GREENWOOD, B.G. .  W. McLAtNE  Mining and Real Estate Bicker. Estates managed  and loans made. Local and District Agent Canadian Pacific , railway lands.   Stocks and .shares.  ���������lM)orn, Prince Renry and Canadian 5Ue.$tern. ������if StocKs  m  Is under, the- management of Greig  & Morrison. The rooms are comfortably furnished, and the bar contains the best brands of wines, liquors  and cigars in the city.  The Pacific Cafe  is conducted by. Howard Moore and  it is open day and night.   The din  ing  room is one of the largest in  the Boundary, and the' lunch counter is just the place to get a quick  meal.      Copper street, Greenwood.  Mexican Mining Laws  -There is talk of a comprehensive  revision of   the  mining   Jaws   of  Mexico, not with a view-,-to-, any  radical- changes, but- to . make a  more harmonious whole of. the accumulation   of   legislative enactments}    executive   decrees,   etc.,  that have grown   up   since   1891 ;  also with a view to certain changes  advocated to the mining interests  in the matter of fixing of boundaries, size of claims, method of registration   and   payment   of claim  taxes.     The   project    was ' also  broached^ of restoring the former  right held by the government over  deposits of oil  and   coal- as- over  other deposits.    It is the principle  of the Mexican   mining   law,   inherited from Spanish law, that the  title to mineral riches rests in the  state, and   not in   the individual  poss?ssing the surface of the   soil,  and in granting mineral patents  the government gives the applicant  ���������4only the right to remove the minerals.    The distinction-iu principle  remains,   however,   to the extent  that it gives the state full authority  and control and tho right to  insist  upon the Conditions which it stipulates with regard to the development of the riches covered  by the  conveyance.      This   principle   of  reserving fee simple in "the state  was abandoned at the time of   the  promulgation of the present-.mining law with reference to deposits  of coal and oil, the rights of them  passing with the title of the surface of the soil.  It has been urged ihat the development of Mexico's coal aud oil  resources was not proceeding with  the rapidity that it would if the  large land owners did not possess  the title to such wealth underneath  them. The-government has had a  committee-studying the advisability and legality of a change of the  law "In tliis respect making coal and  oil deposits subject to the same  general principles as are other  mineral deposits,-but the report is  understood to have been adverse  and the matter dropped.  of the Pacific coast for many years  to-come.. - It is favored with a fine  harbor and other natural advantages.. Those who predict that San  Francisco will not be reconstructed  greater and more beautiful than  ever are sadly off their reckoning  ���������Butte Miner.  Deepest Gold Mine  Melbourne.���������Australia now possesses tho deepest gold mine in the  world. Within the last few weeks  the shafts at the New Chum railway at Bcndigo, Victoria, have  been sunk to a depth-of over 4,300  feot, aud the quartz there tapped  has been sampled and crushed,  with the result that a yield of gold  equal to an ounce per ton has been  obtained.  The operations in the mine have  been tested by government officials  in view of the fact that never- before in the world's history has gold  been obtained from so low a depth  as three-quarters of a mile.  Tho Victoria Director of Geology, E. J. Dunn, in the course of  an official report upon a sample  from the 4,300-foot' shaft of the  New Chum writes:.  This remarkable- speciman of  auriferous quartz is evidence of th  vast stores of wealth in gold'N possessed by the State. It is a guarantee of the stability and-, progressive prosperity of Be'ndingo that  such rich ore existsafc such great  depths. The winning of such ore  from a vertical depth of over  three quarters-of a mile from the  surface is an achievement of which  Bendingo miners may justly feel  prouiid.  damage it would do the cattle meii.  Wayne MacVeagh is now en-,  deavoring to explain how he came  to be retained as attorney by ' both  sides of the Philadelphia gas cases.  A lot of valiant defenders of national honor have been' called upon  for explanations during the last  six months.  It makes warm said the. Frenchman, wiping his brow.  You mean it is warmed���������not it  makes warm, said his Euglsh  friend laughing. - Vou remind me  of the Frenchman at the English  Alpine Club.  This Frencnman said enthusiastically to a red faced, stout  Englishman, with calves as big as  barrels:  Ah, you have climbed the Mat-  terhorn, that is a foot to .be proud  of. " *  Pardon me, the Englishman returned. You don't, mean foot.  You mean feat.  Ah, said the Frenchman, you  climb her more zan once,- liein.���������  Ex.'  Th  G5us=o  trathcow  Hotel "������-^.  Is situated on a slight emineuce,  just a block from the busy  scenes on Baker street, and is within easy touch of everything in the city.   From its balconies can be seen nearly  a]l the grand scenery that surrounds"the beautiful  city of Nelson.   . Few hotels in the great west  equal the Strathcona,  and tourists .from  every laud will find within its portals  all the essentials that create pleasant memories within tho  mind of those who-  travcl.  B. TOJ1KIN.  9  FlsLMRger  NELSON, BRITISH COLUMBIA.  Is the best furnished hotel in the Boundary  district. . Ic is heated with steam and  lighted by electricity. Excellent sample  rooms. The bar is always abreast of the  times, and meals are served in the Cafe  at any hour, day or night.  iiraest Jo Gartlef9-vPrpp. ���������  o$e ������������������$������������������ec������������������������������������������e������������������������������������������&������������������������������������������i������������������������������������������G������<w������o������������������g  PHOENIX, B. C.  Is opposite the Great Northern depot,   aud is  a  delightful haven for tho weary traveler.   Great veins  of hot water run  through  the entire  house, and  bathrooms are always at the service of those in  search of material cleanliness. The dining room is  an enemy to dyspepsia while the artistic appointment  of the liquid refreshment room .makes the drinks go  down like eating fruit in a flower garden. The  sample rooms arc the. largest in the mountains and  a pleasure to drummers with big trunks.  JAS, MARSHALL, Prop,  AC  New San Francisco not like Old  The old San -Francisco���������the San  Francisco of the days of the argonauts���������is gone. Tho new San  Francisco is rising in its place.  Men who crossed the plains in '49  and braved the hardships that beset the pioneers and helped build  San Francisco will deplore the  passing of the city that was aside  from the considerations that concern loss of life and property. To  the- pioneers of the Pacific coast  the old San Francisco was dear.  There was.only one; there will  never be another." A good many  of these old timers have, like the  city wherein they saw stirring  times and did marvelous things in  thc'oO's, passed away. Those who  remain will remember San Francisco as itjwas, the old San Francisco, the amazing San Francisco,  the most wonderful city that was  ever builded.  Not that only the memory of the  San Francisco that was remains,  thepibnecr must prepare for a new  order of things. They must prepare for a San Francisco and prepare to forget 'Frisco. So, too,  must the young generation prepare  to remember the San Francisco of  the old only as it was described in  the books of prose and poetry and  prepare to read tho hopes of the  city of the future. The old.is dead:  tho young is born.  Magnificent as was San Francisco in some of its sections, there  were many blemishes which must  always havo remained had not  they been wiped away as they  were. "Now the city will bo built  in more orderly fashion. The  buildings will be more substantial  and uniform. Tho crooks will he  taken out of the streets that were  crooked and the residences will bo  moro stately. San Francisco will  remain the chief commercial   citv  Commoner Paragraphs.  Muckrake indeed !. It requires  a steam shovel.  By the way, Mr. President, what  is better than a muck rako for  cleaning out a mudseow.  General NcL'on A. Miles is another gentleman who has been  given a vindication by events.  The packers caught with a lot of  "embalmed beef" on baud need  only bepatient and- wait for another war.  One or two sections therein contained renders it very difficult for  Senator Piatt to express himself  adequately on the rate bill.  Tho Russian dbuma is talking as  .much and doing as little as a certain legislative body presided over  by a "standpat" speaker.  A reader wants to know what  "inconsistency" is. It would be  inconsistent for a New - Yorker to  chide a Kansan about the Burton  case.  The senate will have to remain  in continuous session for a, long  time before it can catch up with  the work of doing its duty to the  people.  "Home coming week" is on in  Kentucky. Mr. Taylor, of Indiana, may look across to the blue  grass pastures, but it is not likely  tnat he will lake advantage of the  excursion rates.  The senate has suddenly grown  sensitive to public opinion. But  just wait until tho pcoplo get a  chance to tell the senate all that it  lias been thinking during the last  ten or a dozen )-cars.  The work of������the Armstrong committee cost the sfruto of New York  $100,000. It cost a lot of eminent  financial gentlemen a great deal  more money than that, to: say  nothing of what it cost in the loss  of reputation;  If the Standard Oil Co. has violated the law, punish it, said Mr,  Rockefeller just before sailing for  Europe. To bo sure. Imprison  the oil, burn, it. The immunity  bath will take care of the gentlemen who own the 6tock.  It will be a severe blow to tho  cattle raisers to learn that the  packers have put *up tho meat in  awful filthy surroundings. At any  rate the packers unselfishly opposed oxposuro on  account of tho  COMPANY, LIMITED.  Lots now on the market.   Prices  Terms,   one-third   down;   balance- in  range  from 8G5.00 to Sioo.OO.  six; and  twelve months.  This town is beautifully situated, 42 miles from Grand Forks, on thebanks of the North  Fork of the Kettle River, and is surrounded on all sides by the largest and richest Copper  showings in" British Columbia ; namely, the McKinley, Gloucester, Banner, Jumbo, Maple Leaf,  M S, Victoria and many others. '���������  The Townsiie streets are cleared. The government wagon road has reached the town. The  Kettle Valley road' is now rushing construction to this camp. The Great Northern surveyors  are in the field, and it is definitely announced that sixteen miles of the road will be built this  summer.  A large hot.il and store buildings are now in course of.erection,,  I being installed.    From one to two stages leave Grand Forks daily.  For full information,, address  A waterworks system is  A. ERSKINE SMITH & CO.,  GRAND FORKS, B. C.  SWH^^SKB^^  O j. O  Ttnun  We do Job Printing occasionally. Not cheaper than you  can get it done in the East; not neater than it can be  done m.any other shop in British Columbia, but just  Everyday Job Printing at Living Rates. 'We want a  part of your work; If you are a go-ahead business  man you will understand the benefits to be derived from  intelligent advertising ina live newspaper.  2)1  You can have your name placed on the Honor Roll ,of  The Greenwood- Ledge for one year for tho small sum  of ������2.00, or bix months will cost you ������1.00. Give ,us the  chance to tell you weekly " How dc play cum up.'' It  may interest you and prove profitable to us.  Old White Front-Store, Government st, Greenwood.  mm  m$8fasmmm  awBtmammmmmm  tstsmawmms ���������Greer.wood, B. C, July 5. 1:100.  THE GREENWOOD LEDGE  BATHS  With Sea Salt for Hot Weather.  SPOJJGES.    SEA  SALT  *..'  And All Bath Sundries' at  .Druggists. WHITE BROS. Opticians.  joy in his existence. It is hard, to  understand. Every rational man  knows that he has no mortgage on  to-morrow. It is not his.. ITe  may not see it. He may -die before  dark.      Few   let ��������� the   dark  shadow of this  unchangeable fact j might serve to destroy the quietude  fall  athwart their   path.     They  or the peacefulness of  the  place.  blocks would have but one effect  and that would be most pernicious,  as a boom would most surely .follow on the heels of his rapid  sleight-of-hand real estate juggling.  They did not desire a boom,  laugh and are gay, even when  their heads are grayed for the  grave. They hasten to a future of  which the wisest has as shadowy  knowledge as the fool. This future  is forever, and is said to bo  fiuenced for eternity by  our  Tn the name of the community,  therefore, he was advised to  scatter his sales, and if he made  several iira. day to announce them  one at a time, scattered over a  many days as the  Mr.  in-1 period of .as  con- i number of lots or blocks sold  duct here.   .Yet this is nearly the \ Clutc says he does not wish to run  only fact that man is careless about I directly counter to public opinion  -Ex.  ORE SHIPMENTS  .The shipments of ore from the  Boundary l.^ji:week were as follows : .. i ....;. ������������������ .-  i". To (i ran by smelter from Granby  mines', 18;91,9-tons ; from Emma,  ;'2(5-i tons; -from Skylark 20 tons.  :.To Dominion Copper Co. smelter  'from Brooklyn-Stem winder,   3.36G  ��������� tons; Crosn iRawhide, 523 tons, from  ��������� Sunset,il, 155 tons; from Mountain  ; Bo?e/ CO. .tons. To . Trail smelter,  .���������from Brovidence, Go tons. Total  :shipments.for week, 2-1,3S3 tons.  r:Totftl shipment for year to date,  ���������i>25,990' tons. ��������� District smelters  ;treated last week week as follows:  1 Granby smelter, 17/JS2 tons; Do-  ijniniou Copper. Co. smelter 5,119  lions; total treatment for week,  i'23,101 'ton?, total treatment for  ���������.year to date, G35,510 ton?.  ���������'" ��������� '" Where Tunnels Meet  . In driving the long Simplon tunnel under the Alps a line test was  .offered of the accuracy, with which  ..engineering science can guide the  .direction of two parties of workers  (Smarting twelve miles apart so that  : they, will meet in the heart of a  ���������mountain. Three principal elements had to bo calculated���������the  itotal length, the level and the direction as to right or left. "When  .the two bores met in the middle it  i\vas found that the length, tho  Jeast important of the three ele-  jments, differed only about thirty-  voue ..inches from the calculated  (Value; the; difference in level was  ���������Only four inches ; and the error in  .-direction from one end was less  ���������than five inches, from the other  iless than four inches. The suc-  ftessiof the engineers was remark-  ,able,'(Considering that the tunnel is  :twelve and,one;tliird miles long.���������  mt.Biter; ��������� ���������,-'���������'���������-:  '' The Faithful Wile  Oftimes I have seen a tall ship  glide .by. against the tide, as if  .'drawn.by some invisible bow with  a hundred strong arms .pulling  it.  Her   sails    hung    unfilled,     her  streamers were drooping,   she had  neither side wheel nor stern wheel:  still, she   moved   on,   stately,   in  serene triumph as  if Ivy  her  own  life.    But   I "knew   that  on   the  other side of the ship,   hidden  beneath ������hc great hulk that swam so  majestically,    there .was a little,  toiling steam tug, with a  heart of  ffre  and arms of iron,  that was  hugging it  close and   dragged  it  bravely on ; and I knew that if the  little steam tug untwined its- arms  and left the  tall   ship,   it would  wallow   and  roll   about,   and   it  would drift hither and thither and  go off with refluent tide,  no man  knows where.     And   so   I   have  known more than one genius, high  decked, full freighted, wide sailed,  gay pennoued,  that but   for the  bare toiling arras, aud brave warm  beating heart of the faithful little  wife that nestled close to him  so  that no wind or wave could part  them, would soon have gone ..down  stream    and   been   heard   of   no  more.    Oliver Wendell Holmes.  Principle is a passion for truth  and right.���������Tlazlitt.  Every brave man is a man of  his word.���������Corncile.  All that is human must retrograde if it does not advance ���������  Gibbons.  Tho larger the income the  harder to live within it.���������Whately.  A proud man never shows his  pride so much as when he is civil.  ��������� Grevillc.  Prosperity's right hand is industry,, and.her left hand frugality.  ���������Zimmerman.  Human nature, is so constituted  that all see, judge better in the  affairs of other men than in their  own.  Work is being rushed on the V.  V. & E. west of Midway. Already ten miles west of Midway,  and, as the track is being put down  at the rate of a mile a day, it will  not take long to reach Oroville.  It will take considerable time to  ballast the track, but it is expected  that trains will be running by October 1st as far as Oroville. About  j 40 miles of the proposed road from  Oroville to Princeton have been  graded. The road will not be finished to Princeton and to Hedley  until next year.  the  the  the  boy  She was a model of domestic  carefulness, has a specialjtalent for  making bread, and takes great-  pride iii having her loaves turn out  well.  One evening she had set  batch of dough to rise in  kitchen, and was reading in  parlor when her six year old  came running to her crying,  Mama, mama, there's a mouse  jumped into your bread pan !  The good, woman sprang from  her seat.  Did you. take him out? she asked  frantically. -  No, but I done just as good. I  threw the cat in and.she's digging  after him to beat the band.���������Ex.  Man is the only creature that  knows he will = die���������yet he is the  only creature that laughs. He is  the only creature that manifests  There is a good story on John S.  Clute, ex-mayor of this city, who  is now in the real estate business  in Victoria. Recently Mr. Clute  embarked in the real estate business, and having learned something of the pyro-technic-like  work of the Eossland real estate  boomer in the early days of the  camp, he began selling lots like  hotcakes. After he sold about a  dozen in rapid and bewildering  succession there wa3 a meeting of  the influential citizens and the result was that a delegation, headed  by tho mayor, waited on Mr. Clute.  He granted them an audience.  The delegation insisted that Mr.  Clute go a little slower in his real  estate manipulation, assuring him  that the heedless and rapid course-  he was following in the vending of  corner and inside lots and entire  and is thinking of moviug to Vancouver, where they do not fear tho  deadly boom.���������Rossland Miner.  Certain substances which are  deadly in their effects upon men  can be taken by animals with impunity. Horses can-take-large  doses of antimony, dogs of mercury  goats of tobacco, mice of hemlock  and rabbits of belladonna without  injury.���������Chicago Journal.  When you go into the hills take  a box of Royal Seal cigars. They  may help you to find something.  Gaunce & Wiekwire  THE MART  OFFER FOR SALE :  The Armstrong Hotel at sacrifice  prices.  House and two lots in Anaconda  at a bargain.  Clocks,  irearms,.  Outlery.  Clocks, Fishing Tackle,  Fire Arms, Tents, Ammunition,   Hand   Balls  ���������  and sporting- goods.  See the 01 C New and 2nd  '.'    Hand Store.  mill!)  Don't yon think, asked Mrs.  Oldcastle, that the new minister  is inclined to be pedantic? Oh, I  don't kuow. Josiah thinks so,  but it mightn't be anything but  the prickly heat.  O, it must be line to be a poet,  exclaimed the sweet thing.  It ought to be more, replied the  practical one. It ought to be fine  and imprisonment.  The Ledgk 82 a year,  E. W. WIDDOWSON  CHEMIST AND ASSAYER  (Lute Aasayer Kelson Smelter)  Gold Silver or Lead, eacii $1 oo  Copper $1.50    Gold-Silver $i 50  Charges for other metals 011 application.  BAKER ST., NELSON.  1', 0. Drawer, 110S. Phone, A67  Now that the fishing season is here and ������������  and hunting season close at hand, you will |g  heed a pair of good substantial Waterproof SS  Shoes, and we have just what you require ^  at $4, $7.50 and $9. We can also show the  best line of Miners' Mailed Shoes in the  country at very lowest pripes.  Have you seen the new styles in Stetson Hats,  1   all styles and colors but prices the same  Four Dollars and a Half.  CANADIAN  PACIFIC RY.  90DAY, ROUND TRIP  EXCURSIONS  EAST  52.50  FAttT IV  ���������"'WATER CLAUSKS   CONSOLIDATION  ACT, 18������7.**  -lyHEKEAS the Greenwood City Wntor  It' worlis Company 1ms applied, under the  provisions of the ' Water Clauses Consolidation  Act,lMUi,"and Annulment Aots lor a cenili-  cate in pursuance of the provisions of sections  85, SU and b7, to cnublo the Company to proceed  with its proposed undertaking- ol the construe  tion'of a hydro electric power plant on Boundary Crock below and near Boundary Falls, in  the District of Vale, British Columbia, for the  purpose of developing a supply of electric  [lower for lighting and power purposes; and  ���������Wllerens. the Company has tiled with the  Clerk of the Executive Con icil the documents  requirod by section 85 of the said Act:  This Is   '-"  to certify that the undertaking as sub  as been approved' by the Lieutenant-  Governor in Council, and Unit the same id as  Winnipeg, Port Arthur,  Duluth.-  St. Paul.  Through excursion rat������s to Toronto, Montreal, Maritime Provinces  Now York mid New England on  application.  Dates of flair:  .1 uiio 4,0, 7, 2.'!,'J.*..  Julys,.!.  August 7, 8.1).  Siiptombor (i, II).  Tickets subject to usual variations of route and include meals  and berths on Canadian Pacific  steamers on Great Lakes. Full  particulars from  ���������f. X. OAIITJOIt, ������. P. A., NoIhoii.  1. To..construct, the necessary; works.and  buildings on a parcel of land known as Subdivision Lot 1. of Lot. 821,"in Group 1, Osoyoos  .Division of Yale District, as shown by the plan-  on Hie with the Clerk of the Executive Council  and marked 'A" for indentilicatlon. for the development of power by the use of two thousand  (WO) miners Inches of water, which has been  duly recorded, to bo taken from Boundary  Creek at n iJoiin approximately 300 feet above the  Kails, ami to be returned. Bt a point about 1500  feet below the point of diversion. It is proposed,  and the Gicenwood City Water Works Company are hereby permitted, to construct a dam  at the point of diversion which will jftiso the  level of the water .'15 feet From the said dam, a  thlrtv-inch supply pipe will be constructed, extending: about iif teen hundred feet to the power  plant. Tho said Company also propose to construct a storage dam at the outlet of Loner Lake,  distant about eight mi'cs north of the City of  Greenwood, in order to save or economize the  waters of said lake, and to release water therefrom as desired during tho periods of low water,  with tlieoblcct of maintaining a uniform flow  of water In Boundary Cr������ck.  2. The generating plant to be installed within  the prescribed period will consist of ono 250  horse-power water whcol and one 150 Kil.jw.itt  Involving Field Generator, 3 phase, tit) cyclop  ll.iSm) volts.  3. At the Generated pressure the current will  be transmitted to Orecnwo d. Midway or other  points In the prcs. rilied area, and there Inins  ferred to suitable voltage for commercial d strl-  button.  4 And this Is further to certify that the estimated co.-t of construction of th.i described  plant Is thirty thousand dollars ($30,W). The  time within which the works arc to bo In operation 1������ within one year from tho date hereof. ���������  fi, The nrca within which tho corporate  ponvrs of tho Com any with respect to Ihe said  undertaking and works are to be exercised Is  limited to Hint por.ion of the District of Yale  embraced within a circle having a radius of ten  inllos, wh,.rc"f tho Oily of Greenwood is the  ccntic,  0. And Ibis Is further to certify that the Company shall retain, have,' hold and may  exercise s ch riirht", pmvers, privileges and  prhiilths. including tho taking ami expropri.i  tion of necessary lands as may lie requisite for  Hie proixir carrying nut'ami completion of the  iiiiiiei'tnkliigaforesnld ;and th;s cerlllicato shall  hn considered as supplementary to but none Iu  derogation of any existing rights, powers, privileges or priorities now held by the Company.  Hated this liilli day of .lunc.A. I). lMiii.  jVKlfD'K ��������� J. FULTON  Clerk of the Exooutlvc Council.  KASLO HOTEL  kaslo, b/c'  Is a comfortable home for all  who travel to tlmb city.  COCKLE ft PAPWORTIT.  i  JIINKKAL ACT  Certificate of improvements  NOTICE  "Hope   No. 2" Mineral Claim, situate 'in the  " (ireenwnod Mining Division of Yalo District.   \V hero  located:   In  Skylark - Citmp  adjoining lite Silver King Mineral Claim,  'PAKB NOTICE tlntfc 1,-Hobcrt Donlgiin, Free  lMlner's Curtltloatc No, ,1111)11, Intend, sixty  days from date liei'oof, to-npply to tho Mining  flecorder for a Certlliciiio of Improvements, for  thu pui'Dosc of obtaining1 a  Crown Grant of the  cliivc claim. ��������� ���������  And further take notice that action,  under  setiloii   87, must   ho  commenced before  tnc  kttinticc of such Cortlllcntu of Improvements.  Dated tbli DMi day of June, A. D. IOOlj.8  tr  " The Soap That Soothes;" . *  An Ideal Hot Weather Soap  Violet Witch Hazel and Violet Witch  Hazel -with. Ammonia.   Made by us to  KEEP YOU   COOL  THOMAS DRUG CO,  ^=  LIMITED.  J  BEALEY iNESTTIVIENT AND TRUST CO, LTD.  Houses and rooms to.rent.    Also, a well .furnished barber shop  on Copper street  MINING ST0GKS, REAL ESTATE AMD INSURANGE  QRBBNWOOD,   B.   C  ft:  Are You GoinglHshJng?  _ ^  ���������. * ^. '   i'" i.1.1        '     ."'  IX so get your Fishing- [Outfit of  Hods, Keels, Lines, Flics,/Landing  '  Nets, Leaders, Fly Hooks, Etc;, at  at lowest prices from    .'  COLES &  Booksellers, Stationers, Wall Paper  ���������'   ":'! '    Dealers;-Etc.'"' ' '  5   ��������� *:  "'" Greenwood, B. C,  Telephone d'd.  mm  ��������� (.*���������


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