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 4ft..  ..t******  ' --'���������-/,<^;-/,,',',"i  THE  OLDEST. MINING  CAMP  NEWSPAPER   IN  BRITISH  COLUMBIA  ������ttJA  Vol.   XIX.  ��������� GREENWOOD, B. C��������� THURSDAY, FEBRUARY 27,. 1913.  No. 33  ^mmmmmmijmwNwmnmmmmmmmmimmm!^  ISP RING  1 SHOES &   SUITS |  ������������������* ���������  Nairn's Regular 75c  Linoleum at 60c  per yard  . \  We have a Fine Assortment  Come early and Pick out  your pattern  0  . ^5  | P.W.GE0RGE&O  g > COPPER STREET       /        GREENWOOD, B, C.   3  Lwu  ��������� wm  Stoye and Furniture Man  Phone 16   Greenwood, B. C.  ^H^^^~^?S^5H-^^^^^m^^5^-^  Around Home  Waterman's Ideal Fountain Pen from $2,50 to $10.00  Every pen guaranteed and sold at the New York price  Greenwood's  Big  Furniture Store  NEW  LINOLEUMS  MATTINGS  AND  OILCLOTHS  We have received, a good assortment of the above  lines for spring, in various grades and new patterns,  Only One Quality  THE BEST  William C. Arthurs  THE  BREAD & CAKE BAKER  Vienna Bakery, Greenwood  sAs   tt  M. GULLEY & Oo.  Opposite Postoffice. .  GREENWOOD, B. JD.    ���������       Phone 27  WALTER   G.   KENNEDY  GREENWOOD,   B.   C.  WHOLESALE   AND   RETAIL   .  ATTRACTIVE JEWELRY  has seldom been gathered in such  an extensive display as the one we  ,-are now showing... We know you  will become interested. Not only in  THE ODD DESIGNS  but with' the prices that' we  have  ���������   placed upon the articles.  If you want to see the prettiest  Chains, Lockets, Brooches, Pins  and Stone Set Jewelry ever shown  in this town, come now.  A. LOGAN & Co.  GREENWOOD.     -     B. C.  ii  ,^to  A Full Stock of First Class Pipes.        Pipe Repairs  a Specialty.  Q_$f  THE CANADIAN BANK  OF COMMERCE  ROOMS   TO   LET  . In the Swayne House, Silver  Street. Clean, private and comfortable rooms in a quiet locality  at reasonable rates. Hot and cold  baths free to guests.  WANTS. Etc  For Saw;.���������A No. 1 Westmau  & Baker, Gordon press. The  Ledge, Greenwood.  For Rent.���������Furnished houses.  A. L. White.  CAPITAL, $15,000,000  REST, $12,500,000  MONEY  ORDERS  Issued by The Canadian Bank of Commerce, are a safe, convenient and  inexpensive method of remitting- small sums of money. These Orders,  payable without charge at any bank in Canada (except in the Yukon  Territory) and in the principal cities ofthe United States, are issued at  the following rates:  $5 and under    3 cents  Over    5 und not exceeding $10..    6  10      " " 30...... 10  30      " '" 50 ..15  44  tt  ><  tt  44  &8  REMITTANCES  ABROAD  ehould bo made by means of oar SPECIAL FOREIGN DRAFTS and MONEY  ORDERS.   Issued without delay at reasonable rates.  SAVINGS BANK DEPARTMENT  j.t.beattie;  Manager of Greenwood and Rock Creek Branches  For Sale. ��������� A four-roomed  house on Church street. Price  $150. Apply to D. A. MacDonald,  For Sale. ��������� Light, medium  and heavy wagons. Kinney's  blacksmith shop and wagon tao  tory, Greenwood.  For Runt.��������� A six-roomed  house, second house north of  school-house on Kimberly avenue.  Rent 812.50 a month. Apply to  W. H. Craig.  Bank of Montreal  ESTABLISHED 1817  Capital, all paid up, $16,000,000    Rest, $16,000,000.  UNDIVIDED   fHOflTB,   43303,014,94  Hon. President: I<ord Strathcona and Mount Royai,, G. C.M.G.  President: R. B. Angus, Esq.  Vice-President and General Manager: H. V. MbrediTh, Esq.  Branches in London, Eng,{&^  Buy and Sell Sterling Exchange and Cable Transfers.    Grant Commercial and  Travellers' Credits, available lu any part ofthe world.  SAVINGS BANK DEPARTMENT ,%^���������1!&Ud.at  Greenwood Branch  - 0. B. Winter, Mgr.  Ola Lofstad met with an accident while working in the Argo  tunnel last Friday. While holding the drill the hammer glanced  and broke a bone in his left arm.  The accident is rather trying to  Ola as he has practically ex*>  hausted his resources in the long  search for the lead in the Argo  group, and his friends should  now come forward and assist him  by buying stock in the Argo.  Mr. Lofstad is the most enthusiastic mining man in the country, and if we had 100 more like  him this would be the busiest  camp in the country. The striking of the lead in the Argo  means more prosperity for all, so  dig into your jeans and give Ola  a lift.  ; Garden-and flower seeds, L. A.  Smith &. Co.  At.wholesale spuds are ������12 a  ton in Vancouver., _  Dr. Gilroy of Grand Forks was  in town this week.  There will be a dance in . Rock  Creek on Friday'evening.  The Junior W. A. will meet on  Friday as usual at 3:15 p, m.  John Keffer returned last Monday to his ranch at Napoleon.  A. P. Jordan of Grand Forks  was married in Seattle last week.  Mrs. J. I-I. Willcox aud Miss  Mansfield will not receive this  mouth.  Mrs. Howard Moore of Mace,  Idaho,, is visiting her mother iu  Phoenix.  Ollie Covington has returned-  to thisf' camp to hit the drill in  the No. 7.  Ground oats, barley or cracked  wheat $1.50 perewt at Brown's,  Ferry. Wash.  After next Tuesday, the Yanks  may take a hand or arms in the  Mexican game.  Sweet potatoes, cranberries,  Baldwin apples. L,' A. Smith &  Co., Anaconda.  Your old pipe may be made like  new at a small cost, send it to  W. G.. Kennedy.  Fresh consignment of hot  house lettuce and California celery every Friday. L. A. Smith  & Co., Anaconda.  ; The B. C. government has refused to endorse the proposals of  the suffragettes for equal political  rights in this province.  Tom Henderson is slowly recovering from the terrible burns,  that he recently received in the  coal mine near Midway.-  ������  ���������' The Rev. A, M. Lloyd will conduct services in the-school-house,  Midway on Sunday next, March  2nd, at 10 a. m. and 3"p. m.       /  We -handle only guaranteed  best, New" Zealand creamery  bricks, 45 cents lb., 5 lb lots or  over 41^ cents. L. L. Matthew  &Co.  The wagon road brigade is  again happy' as the government  will expend $63,000 upon roads,  this year in the Greenwood district.  Whitefish, salmon, halibut,  shrimps, crabs, herring, smelts.  Fresh killed ranch pork, very  fine. L. A. Smith & Co., Anaconda.  The Ladies Aid of the Presbyterian church, will hold a cafe-  terie supper, in the Star Theatre,  on Thursday, February 27, from  5:30 to 8 p. m.  Service in the 'Presbyterian  church next Sunday, March 2nd,  at 11 a.m., Sunday School and  Bible Class 2:30 p. m. Rev. J,  R, Munro Pastor.  Having sold his ranch to Herbert Cox, Angus Graham will  spend some time in Princeton,  and later in the year he may  visit his old home in Nova Scotia.  Several foreign gamblers have  recently flitted through Greenwood, but like Red Hutch, most  of them did not win enough to  stake a humming bird to a meal  ticket.  Tom Clair and Frank Whitman are spending the winter in  Whitehorsc. Tom still enjoys a  game of solo, as much as he did  during the flush young days of  Sandon.  Joe Hood aged 45 years died in  the hospital last Friday from  kidney disease. The funeral took  place in Midway last Sunday.  Hood was unmarried and some of  his relatives live in Midway.  Au Eholt man by the name of  Williamson is in the hospital,  suffering from a severe cut on  one of his arms, that he sustained  by falling on the railroad track  with an open knife in his hand.  Thc police commissioners in  Greenwood this year arc G. A.  Rendell aud F. C. Buckless.   R.  Wood, and J. L. Coles are the  license commissioners, the Mayor  being the chairman,. of both  boards.  The wagon road up Boundary  Creek will be extended ten, miles  this year. The bulk of the  wagon road work this summer  will be upon roads leading in lo  the main road between Midway  and Rock Creek.  The meeting of the B. C. Political Eeiuality League postponed  from the 21st will be held on  Friday 28th inst., in-the Hall,  Wood block at 4:15 p. m. and  all interested in the work of .the  league are particularly requested  to attend.  L. A. Smith spent a day. in  Tijuana, Mexico last week. This  town is a few miles south of San  Diego and is mainly supported by  tourists who cross the Hue to see  the bull fights, eat a Spanish  diuner, aud take a shot or two of  pulque or mescal.  Miss Marjorie Cummins, who  has been visiting her parents,  Mr." and Mrs. H. C. Cummins in  the city, left on Monday morning  for Tacoma, Wash., where she  has accepted the position of night  superintendent at the Tacoma  General hospital.  The Phoenix Scandinavian Ski  club came down the hill last Sunday and gave an exhibition of  jumping from the hill at Anaconda, but owing to the small  quantity of snow not much could  be done in that line, however,  jumps varying in length from  sixty to eighty feet were made.  Pending the appointment of a  new Incumbent to Greenwood  Parish Church, the Rev. A, M.  Lloyd will conduct occasional  services. On Sunday evening  next, March 2nd, at 7:30 p. m.  There will be Evensong and Ser.  mon. Subject: .-'-'These -women  are two Covenants," or "Natural  and Super-natural.  George H. Collins was nearly  frozen to death in Prince Rupert.  George is manager of a fish and  cold storage company, and. in  company with a man by the name  of Matheson he was accidentally  locked in a refigerating chamber  of the cold storage plant. It was  over an hour before some workmen heard his noise and opened  the door.  The Smelter Hockey club held  a smoker in the Star Theatre last  Friday evening. Mr. Bell who  was in the chair presented the  cups won in their competition  with the Mother Lode club.  Among those present were:  Messrs. Bell, Jory,' Bidder, R.  McMillan, A. McMillan, F. McMillan, E. McCutcheon and R.  Murray. G. McDonald was unable to attend owing to sickness.  A. Gillespie of Anarchist  Mountain was taken to the asylum at New Westminster last  week in charge ol his old Iriend,  Mr. Cudworth. Mr. Gillespie is  92 years old and is suffering from  general paresis, being under the  impression all the time that he is  very rich. Nearly all of his  children are wealthy. His eldest  son, who is 68 years old, owns  the Arlington hotel, and other  valuable property in and around  Seattle.  This year the C. P. R. will expend more than $100,000 upon its  bridges at Greenwood. The  bridge near the abattoir of P.  Burns & Co.. will be filled in,  and a steel span put in where it  crosses the creek. The big  trestle at;,���������the north end of town  will be filled in, and underneath  it arches will .be built over the  creek and wagon road. The contract has been awarded to W. P.  Tierney, one of the oldest and  most experienced railway contractors upon the continent.  More than 1,000,000 persons are  employed in tho textile mills of  Great Britain.  In France during tho last twenty  years the births havo boon exceeded  by the deaths six times'.  I Western Float  The live ad catches   the   slow  dollar. ,.' ,,   . ���������;  ;.  ���������������������������  A fruit cannery will be built at  Oroville this year;    , ,  A new blacksmith shop is being  built in Abbotsford.  Rupe now has a public garage,  and a taxicab service.    '  H. C. Higgins has opened a  paint shop in Coleman.  The Anglicans will build a  84,000 church in Merritt.  In 1912 the Rosslaud camp produced 245,000 tons of ore.  By next October the electric  lights will appear in Lillooet.  After a long absence J.   Fred  Ritchie has returned to Rupe.  ��������� In  Vancouver there are 21,114  telephones and Victoria, 7,321.  , There are more than fifty poker  games in Vancouver every night.  Iu Rossland Mrs.' Robinson has  sold her candy store to Mrs. Jones.  J. A. Broley has the contract for  building the Drill Hall in Fernie.  Dr. Allan Ross has returned  from the east to Hillcrest with his  bride.  In Prince Rupert .the Bank of  Commerce has installed a seven  ton safe.  John Kirkup has sold his house  in Rossland- to T. H. Long, chief  of.police.  R". W. Hart has left Merritt to  tend bar in an hotel at Boulder,  Montana.  At Enderby Jim Munson- was  fined 810 for going to sleep in a  woodshed.  Rev. J. A. Petrie has resigned as  pastor of the Presbyterian church  in Merritt.  Joseph Ryan, the police magistrate ' of Cranbrook is on a visit to  California.  s  J. A. Hadfield has sold his express in Rossland to M. A. Henderson for $500. ���������  In Merritt the city council  estimates, that the year's revenue  will be $13,000. , o , ���������  ��������� ��������� R.' G. R. Mackenzie,",' the barrister will-build a "'fine .residence  this year in Sidney.  Andrew Hoggan's new hotel in  Merritt will cost $45,000, and will  be finished in April.  Mayor John L. Gates of Fernie,  was recently married in Moose Jaw  to Mary Agnes Brown.  At Merritt Mike Similovich was  fined $2.50 and costs for carrying  matches into a.cpal mine.,  This year the postoffice in Vancouver will sell half a million dollars worth of postage stamps.  John L. Sullivan,, the ex-champion pugilist was in Fernie the  other day visiting Tom Whelan.  Last Friday Charles James was  killed in the Ben Hur mine at Republic, by a dynamite explosion.  Neil Thompson is moving from  Princeton to Riverside, Wash.,-  where he will open a-blacksmith  shop.  The C.P.R. will begin work in a  few days, upon the building of its  line between Kaslo and Whitewater.  Miss Jean Matheson of Kamloops has been appointed superintendent of the Victoria hospital in  Revelstoke.  Since he went out of tho political  limelight, Harry Wright, formerly  of Nelson, spends most of his time  in Victoria.  It is reported that operations  will be resumed this spring by the  gold dredge on the Lardo river,  near Goldhill.  When the new wharf, at Port  Alberni is finished, large quantities  of lumber will be shipped from  that port to Australia.  If country merchants would advertise more in the local papers,  less money would go to the mail  prder houses in the east.  Tho B. C. Telephone Co. will  put in an exchange at Kaslo.- The  company has secured fifty-two  subscribers in that town.  In one of the Yukon camps there  is a restaurant called the Tough  Beef. The proprietor is evidently  moro truthful than polite. ^  In order to supply the demand  trained teachers from the United  States, are now permitted to teach  in the public schools of Alberta.  In Vernon an Old Timers Association has been formed. AU members must be at least 36 years old,  and have lived 20 years in the district.  Harry Hellikson was found  dead in bod at tho Grand Hotel in  Prince Rupert. He was twenty-  nino years old and died from heart  disease.  H\ D. McMillan broke his ankle  by falling on a sidewalk in Telkwa.  He seems to be unlucky as' a- short  time ago he shot himself through  the hand. . , '  At Port Alberni Cultus Bob was -  sent three months, to" jail,- for" supplying another.Indian by the name!  of Chippsv with, the booze that' is  yellow in the glass.'  ��������� 8.  L. ��������� Smith t is'" managing   the  Bank ;of Montreal in Merritt dur-_  ing the absence of A. W. Strickland who is taking a vacation for  the benefit of his'health.  The other night in Bossburg, the  fifteen , months old son of Bart  Conyers killed his three months old  brother, by hitting him on the  head with a nursing bottle.  Alex Smith is spending a few  months in Vancouver. He is tho  oldest mining manager.in tho Slocan, having guided the affiairs of  the Surprise mine since 1893.  Last    week   , Mr.     Robertson .*  brought to Keremeos a carload of  high grade cattle and poultry from  Ontario.    There wero twenty-seven  Holstein cows in the shipment.  Porter Bros, will again operate  thoir sawmill near Sidley this sum- *  mer, and intend to cut 50,000,000  feet of lumber. They have 11,000  acres of timber in the vicinity of  the mill. -  ' George Clark has returned .to  Sandon from Vancouver. He has  almost completely recovered from  the accident at the Payne mine, in  which he lost an eye several  months ago.  Andy Murphy has returned to  '  the Slocan to do some  work on  claims that he owns.    He located ���������  the Idaho twenty years ago,. and V  for a long time lived in the pret^  tiest cottage in New Denver.  Recently the deep snow caused -  some cougars  to get within three  miles   of   Cranbrook.     Probably '  looking for the bananas that Fred  Simpson talked   so   much   about  when he ran a boosting. paper in ,  that live city.  The people of Lillooet are up in  arms, because the Pacific Great  Eastern Railway has stated, that  it will not build its line into Lillooet, bub ��������� will have a depot at'  Cayoosh Creek, about two miles ���������  from Lillooet.  J;~'-Lr Harper ihas-,'raised  the ���������  money to complete the building-of  the electric power line from Carson,  B. C.,' to Republic, Wash., and to .  increase ��������� the.capacity of the .cyan-.  ide mill at Republic to 1.000 tons  daily.    In  a short time the Re--'  public camp should be producing  64,000,000. in gold annually.  In B. C. this year the C. P. R.  will   employ   2,000   extra  men,  building new lines, and. extending-,  existing lines of its railway.   In  this way the C. P. R. will expend  84,000,000  in   the province.    Oil  .  will be burned upon all locomotives  running between Vancouver and  North Bend.    A large oil storage-,  tank will be built at Port Moody,  and the oil will be pumped from  there, through a ten inch pipe, to  Coquitlam.  Send for a catalogue of headstones and monuments, made by  the Ktiotenay Monumental Works, ���������  Nelson, B. C.  CITY COUNCIL  The Council met on Monday  evening. v  L. L. Matthews interviewed the  Council re thawing the  Govern-  men   street   water   main.     The,  Council   took the   matter   under  consideration.  J. B. Desrosier's offer re purchase of lots was referred to tho  Finance committee.  A letter from the Provincial  Secretary naming police and Iiconso  commissioners was filed. "'���������  It was agreed to have the Mayor  sign the application to admit H.  Barreille to the Old Man's Home,  and in the meantime,steps are to  be taken to have him admitted to ,  the hospital.  A letter from the Fire Department re the fire alarm from Anaconda at Joe Caron's house. It  was decided to pay the Fire Department $12, and bill Oaron with  the total amount of $17 as per  agreement with Anaconda.  The following accounts were  ordered to be paid: Sing Luug,  $4.35; The Ledge, $4.00; Electric  Lights, $138,05.  The Fire Chief was instructed  to send iu written report in respect to lire alarm system, and the  reason it failed to ring on February  7.  The Council adjourned until  March 3rd.  ��������� ' *, *  H^mmimmim^^^m^^tm^^m.  iW.fliWri s.. THE   LEDGE,   GREENWOOD,   BRITISH   COLUMBIA.  THE  LEDGE  Is located at Greenwood, B. C, and can be traced to many parts of  the earth. It comes to the front every Thursday morning, and  believes that hell would close up if love ruled the world. It believes  in justice to everyone; from the man who mucks in the mine to the  king who sits on the cushions of the throne. It believesthat advertising is the-life of trade; and that one of the noblest works of  creation is the man who always pays the printer.  The Ledge is $2.00 a year in advance,' or $2.50 when not so paid.  It is postage free to all parts of Canada, Mexico, Great Britain and  the county, of Bruce. To the United States it is $2.50 a year, always  in advance.  R.  T.  LOWERY  EDITOR    AND    FINANCIER.  GREENWOOD, FEBRUARY 27, 1913.  gen ins, poetry, fire and creative  skill called for, so much as in the  matter of making the past seem  alive.  The stories of Caesar, Tamerlane, Napoleon and Charlemagne  need retelling with every age.  The past ages need rciutorprota-  tions.  Lessing' says that "history  should not trouble with unimportant facts, should not burden the  memory, but enlighten tho under-  stflnding." And Goethe: "Tho  best thing we get from history is  the enthusiasm it arouses."  And then look at the wretched,  stiflling, pedantic contents of the  history your boy or girl has' to  study at school.  company .the consignment with  a  ���������  proportinate amount of cream. .  If you engage in poultry raising,  it  would  be considerate on  your  part to muzzle your ducks   when  a member of the medical profession  is   passing.     Some    doctors   are  A blue mark here indicates that your Subscription has  become deceased, and that the editor would once more  liko to commune with your collateral.  To retain a youthful appearance  be ever cheerful and contented.  Two swallons aud a chaser aro  not always tho sign of a drunk.  Tiikkk is no use in sifting the  ashes after you havo burned your  money.  Cukdit depends upon confidence,  and confidence depends upon  character.  lent and destructive anarchy, aud  create a tyranny far worse than  the condition it now seeks to overthrow.    Socialism is not a thing,  it is a sentiment, ancl this sentiment,   unrestrained,   abetted and  evolved, would lead to revolution,  with dynamiting and destruction  as a prominet, legitimate and recognized  part of tho propaganda.  Safety lies in a balance of power  Thk real wealthy people of the  world are those who always have  good health.  Advuktisk your business or tho  majority of tho people will not  know that yon are living.  OvRii in Europe the people aro  still building war vessels, making  beer, and printing bibles to send to  the heathens.  SpuDrf grow best in a land of  cool nights. The soil is just right  for potatoes  where the pine tree  grows tall and fat.  We hear the robins singing  in  our backyard,  or was it just our  imagination grown vivid with the  thoughts of spring  There are about eight millions  of people in Canada and a few of  them have never read Greenwood's  leading excitement.  He who is   afflicted   with   the  acute gambling mania will always  end   in   ruin   and   misery.     No  chance to get away from  it, no  matter how rich you are when you  begin.    The  passion for gain and  easy  money  has   filled  a million  graves with paupers.    "Make no  haste to get rich'' is  orn "f the  wisest sayings that ever cama down  the pike of time.    Ho  who plays  the wheel, the bank, tho races, thc  bucket   shop,    poker,   the   stock  game, tho real estate delusion and  hundreds of other forms   of  the  same   evil   will  sometimes  have  chicken to eat,  but most of tho  time he will only havo the feathers,  with  regret,   misery remorse and  despair as side dishes.  Tho real test of what i.s good in  art or religion is this: Does it express gladness for life, does it prize  life and make it more worth while?  Anything whose summoned-up  influence is to turn ono sick at  life, is bad.  The greatest treasurer of tho  human race is its joy in living.  Whoever teaches men to get more  healthful pleasure out of any or all  tho functions of living is a benefactor of mankind. So that if one  will only tell us how co eat and  drink so as to experience in these  acts the greatest ecstasy without  injurious after eil'ects, he will bo  entitled to our thanks.  What we want to know is how  to eat happily, how to exercise with  most pleasure, how to love the  most joyously, how to work with  the maximum of delight, how to  play perfectly, and liow'to worship  and pray in gladness of heart.  Thero is but ono problem���������joy.  Instead of- good and wicked joy  wo might better say permanent and  temporary joy.  The apostle concentrated all the  commandants in one. when he said:  "Rejoicu, and again I say, rejoice." For when yon have learned how to rejoice you have learned  how to live.    Dr. Frank Crane.  Advice to Farmers  Thinking Themes  Tiiere is little sense in making  any more laws relating to the sale  of liquor for the laws we know  have are not enforced.  The liquor men in B. C. do not  like the idea of closing their bars  at 11 p. m. They should be thankful that Bowser does not put a ban  on the treating system���������one of the  greatest evils of the day.  In Edmonton a man was recently fined $1,000 for kissing a woman  without her consent. Oh, Dearl  and some chaps are refusing them  every day. This do be a queer  world if you do not know the combination.  Iif Indiana four years ago a man  had four acres of land, upon which  ho raised eighty bushels of potatoes to the acre.   Upon the same  land last year ho raised 240 bushels  of potatoes to the acre,   The fertilizers   ho used wore lime,   rock  phosphate   and a   littlo  manure.  The farmers in the west last year  would havo boon as well without  fertilizers judging from tho price  of spuds this winter.    Potatoes are  cheaper in Greenwood than thoy  are in Ontario.  There is a great opening for the  new historian.  The story of the actual facts of  the world is moro interesting than  any fiction.  The difficulty with  histories is  that they are usually written by  authors without imagination.    It  haa heen assumed that all that is  necessary in producing a history is  patient and  careful  compilation.  In talking about the dynamite Henco the Dryasdusts have pre-  outragoa in the United States the empted tho field.  Fra says that Union labor,  un-     The truth is, however, that in  checked, would develop  into vio-jno department of  literature  aro  When Solomon said that there  is nothing new under the sun, he  must of been getting old. For  the essential newness of everything  iB a sign of youth.  When you cease to wonder your  sjoul is getting grey-headed.  When you are no more surprised  you are getting ready to die.  Your real age is determined, not  by the years you' have lived, but  by the number of things that bore  you.  The round eyes and open mouth  of the child, his naive delight in  simple things, and the'unfailing  amusement he finds in things that  to us aro common place, are the  marks of life force.  Religion is worship, and the  essence of worship is wonder, and  wonder is youthful; so that the  more genuinely religious a soul is  the more it is evergreen.  Without a constant finding of  newness among men.and things  the soul dries up. To be proud  that you are no more surprised is  to be proud that your soul is  wrinkled and shriveled.  To the Superintendent of tho W.  P. & Y. R. Experimental Farm at  and near Skagway:  Dear sir:  Your letter in which you seek  general information regarding  agriculture and grazing was duly  received aud has been given careful consideration. While you  doubtless know all there is to be  known concerning the business you  have been selected to superintend,  otherwise some other fellow would  have been given the job, the fact  that you are seeking to add to your  abundant store of information, is a  good indication that you are the  right man in the right place. Some  fellows in your position would  scorn to ask advice, but would elevate their chins like a newly elected member of the Alaska legislature and don that expression  which says more plainly than  words, "I know it all."  Incidentally the Stroller   flatters  himself that you  wrote to him for  suggestions,   for if there are any  subjects on which he feels that he  is capable of giving advice,   it is  agriculture     and   grazing.     The  Stroller was reared  between plow  handles and cornhills.    (Tho latter  part of tho foregoing sentence does  not emply that he is a pumpkin.)  Tho smell or newly turned loam  is something deceiving, especially  when the plow penetrates the grave  of   a   dog.    In   such   spots   care  should bo taken to plant something  that matures on the vino or stalk,  rath or than in  the ground.    Tho  letter might havo an off flavor.  You aro wrong as to cabbages,  as tho same varieties are used both  on the table and in tho manufacture of cigars.  Low-necked squashes should  havo a shawl thrown round thorn  at night.  In shipping strawberries to  Dawson,  it would bo  well  to ac-  highly sensitive.  Long pants sliould bo worn on  celery, otherwise the shanks aro  apt to become weather stained and  tough.  If you desire to stand in with tho  management and   hold   your   job  another year,  burn your bed tho  first of Aril, stick the seat of your  pants full of carpet tacks, roll up  your sleeves,  spit on your hands  and go to it.    There will be plenty  oftime to rest and have your hair  cut next winter.    If the grim reaper gets you before fall, some other  fellow will be found to take your  place.   Between  the ages of fivo  and twenty the Stroller never slept  or sat down from the first of April  until after hog killing time in November.    Yon should  bo able to  stand it one or two seasons and until you can at least save up tho price  of a decently conducted funeral.  Tf you wish to retain your standing in church, it might bo best to  not bother with hogs or geese.  They are both highly demoralizing  and neither of them smell liko  crushed heliotrope.  The Stroller opines that tho soil  in the vicinity of Skagway is better  adapted to turnips aud rutabagas  than   to   the   growth   of   cereals.  However,  you  might see what it  will produce in the way of rolled  oats.    Adaptability of soil is something that should be studied  by  agriculturists.    There is soil in the  far south where neither corn or cotton will grow, yet some of the biggest disturbances the Stroller over  saw wero raised on that same soil.  Try what you can do with broom  corn and if it is a success, you can  find a good market for your brooms  in   Whitohorse,  especially during  the curling season.    If you wish to  raise hades, put an Irishman and an  Italian to work in the same field.  Any other information the Stroller may be. able to impart, will bo  cheerfully given���������remuneration for  the same to be taken in farm products. ���������E. J. White in Whitehorse  Star.  cure places with increditablo results.  Women who have undeveloped  figures and worry over them will  find great benefit in sitting on a  seat in a bath tub. with tbeir feet  in the hot water, spraying the entire body with a flexible spray,  alternately cool and hot.  Bathing is carried to a fine art  iu tho best public establishments,  which number an increasing list  of medicated baths���������quinine and  iron baths for malaria, oil baths  for consumption and creosote baths  for eruptions.  A bath which Mme. Nordica has  brought into this country is  wonderful for reducing flesh, as it  contains a great quantity of Epsom  salt, a littlp iodine and soda.  Women who suffer from perspiration should, use ammonia and  camphor in their baths and should  never neglect to take a bath every  day.  Doctors seem to be disagreeing  as to the benefits of the daily bath,  but any normal woman, man or  child cau find nothing but comfort  and health resulting from at least  one bath a day.  Remember. Water in auy form  is beneficial. The danger is in the  neglect of its use.���������Lillian Russell.  WESTERN -���������- HOTELS.  NKWMAKKKT   HOTEIi  Is the homo for all tourists and  millionaires visiting New Denver, British Columbia.  A. JACOBSON, Proprietor.  THK   PHOVINOK   HOTEL  Grand Forks, B.C., is in the centre  of the city, and furnishes the public  with every accommodation at  reasonable rates.  Kmll Iiarfion, Proprietor,  THE   KASLO   HOTKI,  Kaslo, B. C��������� is a "comfortable  home for ali who travel to that  city.  Cookie & Pupwortn.  HOTEL KEREMEOS  Opposite depot. Extensive alter  ations have. recently been made  rendering' this hotel one of the  most comfortable in the interior.  A choice selection of liquors and  cigars. New pool room aud sample  rooms in connection.  Mrs. A. F. K1RBY  HOTEL CASTLEGAR, Castlegar Junction. All modern. Excellent  accomodations for. tourists and  drummers. Boundarytrain leaves  here at 9,10 a.m.  , W. H.  CAGE, Proprietor  SriERHItOOKK   HOUSE  V Nolaon; B, C. Ono minute's walk  from C. P. It station. Cuiaine  unexcelled; Well heated and ventilated.  LAVINGE & DUNK, Propilctors.  TRKMONT   nOUSK  Nelson, B. C, is run on the American and European plan. Steam  heated rooms. All white labor.  Special attention paid to.dining1  room.  ItiiiiHoino & Campbell, Propn,  GRANITE CREEK HOTEL  i ,  Granite Creek, B. C. , Headquarters for miners, prospectors and  .   railroad men.   Good stabling in  .connection.     Tasty   meals  and  pleasant room's. "  H, GOODISSON, Proprietor  ALGOMA HOTEL  Deadwood, B. C. ' This hotel is  within easy distance of Greenwood  and provides a comfortable home  for travellers. , The bar has the  best of wines, liquors'and cigars.  JAMESlHENDERSON. Proprietor  The Navy  When you want a headstonp or  monu-ment write to the Kootenay  Monumental Works, Nelson, B.C.  Modern Baths  To enumorate a tithe of the  bathing devices now used will convince one that bath rooms admit  of great additions to their usual  convenience.  The marble or tile lined rooms,  with their marble, gold plated and  silver tubs of millionaires have  nothing to recommend them more  than the pleasure they give to eye.  For the elaborate tub is no better  for all purposes of heat than the  porcelain, enamel and tin tubs.  The principal thing is to have  the bath room bright and sunny,  with floors or walls tiled or painted, making them impervious to  moisture. The carpeted bath  room is a nuisance.  A steam heator or a heat regie-  tor should bo in every bathroom  for the purpose of heating the  towels and linen to bo subsequently  used.  Tubs should always be long  enough \o lie full length in.  A shower bath is not necessary,  but a spray with flexible tubes is  indispensable for the hot and cold  douche. It does not give the system ono great shock liko the shower, but concentrates the stimulus  of tho jot where needed, gently or  otherwise.  In cases of rheumatism, paralysis or skin diseases the play of a  douche for five or fifteen' minutes  is a most effective stimulant.  A hot soaking for half an hour,  followed by a doucho for fifteen  minutes,  is given at many water  In a speech at Ottawa, Colonel  Hugh McLean says in part:  "It does seem to me," ho added,  "that the moral  effect would be  greater if Canada could build and  loan to  England three of the best  fighting ships that science cau de-  viso and money build.   This would  be better than two small fleet units  on tho Pacific and   Atlantic.    If  you are going to help England, lot  us give her what sho asks.     If  British power is broken Canada is  left defenceless and where would  Germany find a colony like Canada  or what would keep the Japanese  from landing on the Pacific coast.  "Ship-building," he said, "isbeing carried on in tho navy yards of  Great Britain and Germany with  feverish haste, and why?   Is it for  peace or war, or simply for naval  reviews?     In   1890   the   German  fleet was the smallest in European  waters.    In contrast  with this we  havo the German fleet of today,  which is second only to that of  England.     Having this pre-eminence among the nations as a naval  power, she already  possesses the  largest army in the world.    By her  new 1912 Naval Law Amendment  Act, Germany is directly and deliberately challenging England as  regards naval supremacy.     England's sea power is a  necessity.  To the" Germans,  supreme   as   a  military nation, it is a luxury.    It  is a means to an end; and that end  is, I believe, the destruction of the  British Empire,  the disruption of  the    French    Republic   and   tho  domination of the world.  Germany,   when she set out to  establish a navy she set apart one  thousand  million  dollars; by her  amendments to the Navy Act she  has set aside $500,000,000 more.  She if   pressing forward   in  this  race, confident that she is now entering upon the last lap.   Sho is  mortgaging so much in the contest  that she must either achieve victory abroad, or meet tho storm of  Btrife which her policy has and is  still creating at home.   She is sotting up within four hundred miles  of England a fleet placed on.a..war  footing; a more effective fleet than  Great Britain has maintained in  tho    past   as   regard   immediate  readiness   for war,  and she  has  this powerful engine of war within  a day's Btoaming of tho month of  tho.Thames and here in Canada wo  are looking on calmly as though  the    millenium   had   dawned; as  though Krupp's  works,  with its  thousands of workmen wore busy  making plough shares and bathing  machines;   as though   the  great  shipbuilding   yards   of  Germany  wore engaged in building racing  TULAMEEN HOTEL  Princeton, B. C. is the headquarters for miners, investors  and railroad men. A fine location and everything first-class  KIRKPATRICK & MALONE, Proprietors.  THE SIMILKAMEEN HOTEL  '.Princeton. This hotel Is new, comfortable  wcll-farnl8lied,aud Is close to the railway  depot. Modern accommodation and sample rooms.  '.  SUMMERS & WARDLE, Proprietors  I<KI������KSVIIXE   HOTJSXi.  Bridesville, B. C. This hotel is  within easy reach of all the leading  Boundary towns and the centre oi  a fine farming district.  THOMAS   "WALSH,   Proprietor.  J. E. CAMERON,  Leading Tailor of tlie Kootenays.  KASLO,    B.   C.  H. W. Farmer  Notary Public. Real Estate. Etc.  Rock Creek, B. C.  LAKKVIKW   HOTKL.  in Nelson, B. C, employs all  white help and is a home for the  world at $1.00 a day.  Nap. Mulletto, Proprietor.  STARKEY & CO.  NELSON, B. C.  MINING  BROKERS  PROSPECTS   BOUGHT   AND    SOLD  ARG������   TUNNEL  The Argo Tunnel adjoins  the townsite of Greenwood  aud can be reached in a few  minute's walk from the centre of the city. Tourists and  mining men are always welcome at the workings.  OLA LOFSTAD  President  JAMES'McCREATH  Secretary.  yachts, and as though the officers  and men in the ships of war in the  North sea were peaceful fishermen,  plying their trade in patient,'  honest and harmless industry."  Continuing he said:    "The question  for Canada to decide is not  the definition of the word 'emergent'; but what is our duty?   Is it  not clear that our duty is to give  every assistance in our power to  Great Britain at the present time?  Not only, as it is put in the Admiralty memorandum, 'for the material benefit,'  but   for   the moral  effect it will have on Germauy and  tho other nations of tlio world.    It  would seem to me that the moral  effect would bo very much greater  if the   world knew at once that  Canada was united in building and  giving to England three of the best  fighting ships that science can de-  viso and money can build.   This  surely  would bo gnjator than   a  small   baby   navy,    with   dreadnoughts to be built in*Canada, and  to be stationed on the Pacific and  Atlantic coasts.    We should   let  the world know that we are prepared  to help to support British  sea power- that wo will stand by  England as she has stood  by us.  "When Groat Britain goes to war,  Canada goes to war as well.    The  destiny of Canada ia involved in  the result of the war. If Brithh  power is broken Canada is left defenceless. We would be eight  millions of people in possession of  the richest half continent in the  world, and with nn fleet.  "If Germany were mistress of  the sea,  where could she find a  better colony than Canada?   What  would   keep   the Japanese  from  Landing on the Pacific coast, or  how long would it be before tho  billions of regenerated China would  flow into our tempting   prairies?  It is said that we could rely on the  Monroe doctrine, and tho United  States would protect us.     What  would be the price that we wonld  pay?   Annexation of course.   Tho  question for us,  then, would  be  whether we would be Germans or  Yankees.    Of course, we are not  frightened today; no one is frightened at the present time.    Why  not?   Because of the great white  squadron���������and   we pay   not  one  cent towards its Bupporfc and contribute in no way to its strength.  Is Cauada to retain her do nothing  policy, and be prepared to do something twenty or thirty years hence,  or Bhall we join in the shipbuilding  fight, and be in it so to  speak,  from the drop of the hat, joining  at once in the  present  building  program  of the Empire, and getting  our Canadian dreadnoughts  ready for action?  Subscribers are reminded that  The Ledge is $2 a year whet?,  paid in advance. When not so  paid it is $2.50 a year.  ft THE   LEDGE,   GREENWOOD,   BRITISH  _uVr**Vf*************w****  MANUFACTURING JEWELER  The Only Up-to-Date Optical  Department in the Interior.  Nelson,   B. C.  g <^"K������MK*<"XK"X":*^  TEMPERANCE .    |  js all right if shorn of humbiiggery.  Too much water drinking is just  as injurious as too much liquor or  anything'else.  OUR PURE WINES  AND LIQUORS  are medicinal if not abused. Every .'  household should have a moderate \  supply of pure wines or liquors in .  the  closet  for   emergency���������either ��������� <  ;     A  Congratulation  And What Came of It  By F. A. MITCHEL  tcooa-  ��������� unexpected visitors or sudden illness, when a drop of pure liquor  in time may forestall all necessity  for drug's.  | Greenwood flqwor gompany, importers, Greenwood, B. ���������.'$  & <**>j*x<-*x*<������x~:������x������:**><><^^������^*>x������*m <������^������x������x^<*<<^>������<>k>^x������Xmx������X'<4>  .t^*5**55*^5-^^  Dealers in Fresh and Salt Meats, Fish  and Poultry.   .Shops in nearly all the  .,towns ofthe Boundary aud Kootenay.  COPPER STREET, GREENWOOD, B. C.  &Z������&$52&&5&-������-$-&  i  ���������i  ���������rrV  i  i  i  gfnmpimmfmnmmmmmmfnnimnmifnmmfnifife!  j Greenwood to Phoenix Stagef  s= Leaves Greenwood Daily at 3 p.m. ~������  g Arrives Greenwood Daily at 10 a. m. H������  g GREENWOOD OFFICE        ��������� - CLUB CIGAR STORE 3  g.H.   M.   LAING,   PROPRIETORS  ^luiiaiiiiiaiiiiiiiaiiiiauiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiuiuiiiiiiiaiiiii  *********************** ***  "Well, Bob. what is it?"  He   who   wns   called   Bob���������Robert  Morrow wns liis real mime-was walk-  lug to and fro un the tluor of his room.  He   had   sent   for   his   bosom   friend,  Martin   Bhjiks.  to come  to see  him,  linviiiK sumetliiujr especial to commn-  nieute.    Without pausing in his walk  Morrow said:  "I'm iMifjiiKcd to be ninrrled."  "Yon niinoiiiice it as if you were going to be Hanged."  "Well, I don't Unow"���������  'Don't know whalV"    '.  "Whether I've done n very big thing  or n very little one."  'Oh, 1 suppose you've done right if  you don't mind"���������  ''Don't mind whnt?"  "Stiiylng at home nights, losing all  your old friends, being interfered with  every dine you drink n cocktail or  smoke u cigar, having to he friendly  with all your'wife's relaUves"-  "Murt. -mother word of tliu I und I'll  brnin yon!"  -,'0h.  well. If you  wish  me to give  you tally I'll do It."  "What do you unow about  married  life?    you've never been married."  "I don't wish 10 bo. One thing i  know. 1 uever had an Intimate friend  who married'but 1 lost him Don't  you know that the first a woman docs  wilh her husband Is to prejudice him  against any old crony he may have an  especial fancy for?"  ���������'What does she do that for?"  'Jealousy."  An  expression of terror came upon  Morrow's face.   "Oh, heavens!" he ex  claimed.   "Why did I do it?"  "Did she rope you In?"  "Rope me in!    No.    I did It all my-  self.     Why. only yesterday   when she  $:  ir  General Merchandise, Boots, Shoes,  Dry Goods, . Hardware, Sleighs,  Wagons, Buggies^ and all kinds of  Agricultural and Horticultural Implements and Appliances.  re-  il  JAS. G. McMYNN, MIDWAY, B. C.  t^^^^^������^������^������^������^������^������4^^^^~i  Plumb  er  J\Q(MWJD\  and  Tinner  I have taken over the  McArthur shop and am  prepared to execute all  orders for plumbing and  tinsmithing. Get your  stoves in condition bo-  . fore the snow flies.  l\  GEORGE CLERF.  "nab rw������to0bi>j6i,  cari������ieflua������  wmm  ONEDYErc'ALL KINDS"������s|  it's the CLEANrST, SIMPLEST, and DEST HOME  DYE, one cun buy-Why you don't even have lo  know what KIND of Cloth your Goods are mude  o(..-So Mistakes are Impossible.  Send for Free Color Card, Story Booklet, and  Booklet Blvlne results of Dyeing over other colors.  The JOHNSON-RICHARDSON CO., Limited  Montreal. Canada. '  Greenwood City Waterworks Company  A Queer Slip.  'Hip Duke of Wellington once made a  queer slip during a house of lords debate ou Ireland. In the course of his  speech he mentioned that two clergymen had been murdered in Ireland.  A noble lord on the other side of the  house, rose at once to correct him.  "No, no; only one."  "Only one?" rejoined the duke. "Well,  If I am mistaken 1 am sorry."  &������*&������&������&&&&*#&&&&  %  %  CO., L/T'D.  leaves Mother L.odc  9/30 a. m.  LYNN CREEK DAIRY  DELIVERED  To any part of the city or district  J.McDONELL, Proprietor  6:30  P-  m.  Ivcaves Greenwood  2:00  8:30  P.  P-  m.  ��������� m. ���������  Don't Be HOODWINKED  WE NEVER CHANGE BRANDS  Saturday last stage leaves  Mother Lode 6 p. m. Returning,  leaves Greenwood 10 p. m.  ARE A I QUALITY  "GOOD QRAOIODS I WHAT HAVE YOD DONE?"  sent for me to give me my answer I  swore to myself If It was 'No1 1 would  commit suicide."  "Well?"  . "And after the surprise had passed  and I got to thinking it all over 1  couldn't understand how 1 had been so  Insane as to tie myself up iu a knot  that-1 got thinking of just what you  just said���������the awful change In my affairs, Interferences, wife's relations,  and all that. O Lord, what a fool I've  made of myself I"  "Sorry for you. Bob, but I don't see  how 1 can help you. It wouldn't do  for me to advise you anyway. You  have passed from my influence to hers.  Anything I'd say to you you'd pour  Into her ear, and she'd prejudice you  against me all the quicker and all the  stronger."  "How can I get out of It?"  "You can't"  "I can shoot myself���������accidentally."  "That's what you were going to do If  Bhe refused you."  "So 1 was.   1 wonder if I'll ever feel  that way again."  "Yes. you wilL"  "When?"  "The next time you see her."  "Will I?"  "Yes; she'll approach you with a  smile," bbth hands extended to take  both of yours, put up her lips to be  kissed, and you'll be limp as a wet  rag."  This was the first thing Bob's chum  enld to him that did not elicit a reply.  The picture seemed to turn him as a  changed wind will veer a weather  cock. '���������'  "Well, I suppose I must make the  liest of It    One thing 1   think  you  might do to make it easier for me."  "What's that?"  "Get married yourself."  "Well, I like that!   Did you ever read  the fuble of the fox that lindlils tail  cut off In a trap?   He told lhe other  foxes they'd better have their tails cut  off too,   Not any for me.   I don't propose to cut off my cigars, cocktails  and other pleasures of life to be tied  down to a woman who will place a  barrier between me and all"���������  "Get out of herel You'll drive me  Insane with your chatter." .  "Well, goodby, old man. It's snd to  recall our pleasant friendship and think  that It is ended. It Is better to break  It all off at once. Fortunately I'm off  on a long trip, and by the time I re  turn you'll have been swung off.  by. Bob, as the poet says:  "We've been long together,  Through  pleasant  and through stormy  weather.  'Tls hard to part when friends are dear;  Perhaps 'twill cause a sigh, a tear,  "When I see you again"���������  Mr. Bangs' voice, which had been  'growing tremulous while repeating the  lines, gave out altogether, nnd with a  silent pressure of hands the chums  parted.  *       *       * ���������      *  ���������    *       *       *  "Mr. Bangs, I hnve sent for you at  Bob's suggestion���������indeed, his request.  Our honeymoon had scarcely passed  before he was called away, on business.  He told me that you would return soon  after his departure and he could rely  on you to hell) me out of my loneliness during his absence."  "1 shall be very happy, I assure  you." replied-Mr. Bangs, belying his  words by his expression.  "Bob knows perfectly well that he  can trust me, nnd, as for you, he says  you have no use for any woman except  to pass time. I shall expect you to be  devoted to tiie."  The only one of these statements  that was spoken ��������� with apparent sincerity was ihe last. It doesn't matter  what persons say to each other; it's  how they say it. Mr. Bangs made a  .short call, during which he said a num-  bei ol tilings, all ot which were untrue.  At any rate, they were intended to be  untrue.  An attractive woman doesn't need to  deceive ii man ns to her intention to  conquer him. He wishes to be conquered. Indeed, ho can't be conquered  fast enough to satisfy bis impatience.  .Martin Bangs had no occasion to fear  matrimony with a married woman, but  the idea of a possibility of his getting mixed lu an affair with Ills friend's  wife was horrible to him. During the  period that he was engaged In preventing Mrs. Bangs from being lonely he  iniido several attempts to get out of  her clutches. On one occasion he reft  her vowing that he would not remain  under her roof another moment or ever  return to her again, and In less than  half an hour he was ringing the door-  hell furiously.  What 'made the matter worse was  that Mrs. Morrow did not appear to  feel the slightest compunction at what  she was doing wilh Mr. Bangs, or have  any fear that she should come to prefer  him to ber husband. She would lower  her eyes before his gaze then look up  and laugh at him. In fact, she was  teasingniin. And all the while she would  persist in referring to Bob Morrow aa  the best man, tho finest man, the loveliest man in the world, and any woman  who preferred any other man to him  couldn't have any taste.  Oue evening when they were together  she announced that Bob had written  .that he would be at home in a few  days. Bangs looked as if she had read  him his death warrant  "You   don't  seem   Joyful,"   she  marked.  "No I don't   I don't see how a mart  can feel joyful situated as 1 am."  "How are you situated?" ���������   ,  "In the first place, my feelings toward the man 1 love most in the world  are that I'd like to kill him."  "How awfully horrid!"  "In the second place, I feel that he.  would be justified in killing ine."  "Good,  gracious!     What  have your  done?"  "Nothing.   It is what I wish to do."  "And what do you wish to do?"  "Run away with his wife."  "You naughty man!   That" being the  case, 1 think you had better not coma1  here any more till after Bob's return."'  "I think I'd better never come."      i  "It's very' silly of you to want an-  other man's wife when there are so  many nice girls lu the world.   But I  thought you didn't wish to be married."  "I wouldn't in my senses."  "Just think of what you would havo  to give up."  No reply.  "The cocktails."  "Oh, Bob told you all that, did he?"  "And the wife's relations."  "I  knew he was not to be trusted  from the momeut he got engaged."  ���������  "Then you would  have to give up  your old friends; your wife would be  jealous of them."  "What a sieve a man   becomes as  soon as he Is married!"  "I wouldn't do it if I were you."  "I'm not likely to.   1 can't marry my  best friend's wife, and I don't wish to  marry any one else."  "Mr. Bangs I"  "What?"  "Yon men are humbugs!" J  "I know It"  "You don't know what you want."  "We certainly don't want a sweetheart till me know we can't get her."  "Bob turned out to be a seive, true  enough.    He was no sooner engaged  than he repeated to his fiancee word  for word the congratulations you offered him."  "The greater fool I."  '1 was present when he did It",  "Of course you wore!    How could  you have been somewhere else?"  "I'm not Mrs. Morrow."  "Not Mrs. Morrow!"  "I'm Mrs. Morrow's sister.   Nell and  I Just thought we'd punish.' you for  your opinions of women."  "For heaven's sake!   Are (you married or single?"  "Single." '     ,    '  "Thank God!"    ' ;       /  When   Morrow   came' home   thero  were criminations and recriminations  between the two men, .'but there was  no bitterness to them.  "You gave me away,"* said Mart.*  "So would the fox, bave given 'the  other foxes away if. by; doing so ho  could have got them,1 tol cut off their  talis."  "I'm In heaven!"  "Thanks to me, whofbetrayed'yon.'-'  .'"���������US  '''-���������' '���������'"���������','' 'i.'-i-'v  >''fi'ir','"'- .'���������>'���������':  i,'    /*'���������}>'���������.'>:'*-'  THE BRUNSWICK HOTEL  CIGAR    AND   NEWS   STAND  B.    C.  .ill'  if    * V ,,- ',  CARMI  Is now open fo the public. New builoV  ing, new furnishings and everything for  the comfort of our patrons, ' Sample room  and barn in connection.  A  EHOLT, B, C,  Tffi-  John   JwTel^ellap  Proprietor..  J, B. SHERIDAN  MANAGER  A  SOLDIER.OF THE  LEGION.  A soldier of the Legion  Lay dying at Monroe (Conn.).  There waa lack of woman's nursing.  There was dearth of woman's woe,  Because the man was doing  The annual army stunt  And was not actually dying,  But constructively was so���������  [Having been constructively shot  Fatully lu a sham battle between  The reds and thc blues, armed with  Real guns loaded with paper wads  And producing more noise than fatalities.  However, pardon tho digression.J v  But a comrade stood beside him  While his llfeblood ebbed away  And bent, with pitying glances,  To hear what he might say.  Tho dying soldier faltered  As he look thai comrade's hand,  And he said: "Old Top, pray, listen.  L>n I rightly understand  Thut constructively my widow  (J(;IM a pension, or does she  Get the real stuff that's useful  To Increase prosperity?  Because, old Top, a pension  That's straight," ho caught his breath,  "lias go't tho snide constiuctive  Kind of pension skinned to death,  And If we get tho money  i-ou'll hear our auto honks  About our home at fironxvlllo.  Fair Bronxvllle by the lironxl"  ���������W. J. Lampton in New York Times.  Bobby's Beautiful Thought.  1\i  Synopsis of Coal'Mining Regulations.  ������^OAIy mining rights ofthe Dominion,  V"* in Manitoba, Saskatchewan and Alberta, the Yukon Territory, the Northwest Territories and in a portion of British  Columbia, may be leased for a term of  twenty-one years at an annual rental of  $i an acre. Not more than 2,560 acres  will be leased to one applicant.  Application for a lease must be made  by the applicant in person to the Agent  or Sub-Agent of the district in which the  rights applied for are situated.  In surveyed territory the land must be  described by sections,'or legal sub-divisions of sections, and in unsurveyed  territory the tract applied for shall be  slaked out by the applicant himself.  Each application must be accompanied  by a fee of $5 wliich will be refunded if  the rights applied for are not available,  but not otherwise. A royalty shall be  paid on the merchantable output of the  mine at the rate of five cents per ton.  The person operating the "mine ��������� shall  furnish the Agent with sworn returns  accounting for the full quantity of merchantable coal mined and pay the royalty  thereon: If the coal mining rights are  not being opeiated, such returns sliould  be furnished at least once a year.  The lease will include the* coal mining  rights only, but the lessee may be permitted to purchase whatever available  surface rights may be considered necessary for the working of the mine at the  rate of #10.00 an acre.  For full information application should  be made to the Secretary of the Department of the Interior, Ottawa, or to any  Agent or Sub-Agent of Dominion Lands.  ���������     W. W. CORY,-  Deputy Minister ofthe Interior.  N.B.���������Unauthorized publication of this  advertisement will not be paid for.  /    ������������������-��������� ���������'��������� -  nelson, B. 0  First-class in everything-.  Steam heat, electric light,  private baths. Telephone  in every room. First-class  bar and barber shop.  'Bus meets all trains.  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.  CHISflOLM & HARTMM  Props.  ON PARLE FRANCAIS  NATIONAL HOTEL  GREENWOOD, B. C,  The  Really Best House  in the Boundary.  Recently Remodelled ancl  Strictly Up-to-Date.  Restaurant in connection  OWEN   BOyER      -  PROP  LAND REGISTRY ACT  Bobby���������Uucle, couldn't a fellow have  a tine Sunday's dinner if lie was as  hungry 'as nie an' as roomy as youV���������  London Tit-Bits.  Compensation.  Talkative Shopper���������Don't yon find  that having to wait on so many fussy,  disagreeable people has nt least one  compensation���������that of making you forget yonr other troubles?  C.ultured Saleslady���������Oh, yes: It nets  as a counterirritnnt���������Judge.  IN TIIE MATTER of an application  for duplicate Certificate of Title 10478a  to Lot 2036, Gr. i, Osoyoos Division Yale  District.  NOTICE is hereby given that it is  my intention at the expiration of one  month from the date of the first publication hereof to issue duplicate Certificate  of Title to said lands issued to Anna Back,  John Felix Back, Joseph William Back  and Samuel Back, unless in- the meantime I shall receive valid objections  thereto in writing.  Dated this 14th day of January, 1913.  C. H. DUNBAR,  District Registrar.  Laud Registry Office, Kamloops, B. C.  I. H. Hallett, Esq., Greenwood, B. C,  WINDSOR HOTEL  The Windsor Hotel is one of the  best furnished hotels in the West.  It is located in the heart of Greenwood and within easy reach of all  the financial and commercial institutions of the Copper Metropolis. Heated with steam and lit  by electricity. Commodious sample rooms. The bar is replete  with all modern beverages and  the cafe never closes. Rooms  reserved by telegraph.  The Windsor Hotel Co  E. J. Cartier,. Mgr.  Proving It.  "Women are braver than men." said  Mrs. Nagg. "In what way?" demanded  Mr. Nagg. "You never heard of a man  marrying n woman to reform her." re-  Dlled Mrs. Najrir.-CIucinnotl Fnqulrer  A Change of Opinion.  "Talk Is cheap." chm-kicil tne politician with the telephone trunk in his  pocket  Aftei faking $1*0 worth iu>'pulled nut  his frank and found it had evplred  "By beck.",he mutterpd ruefully, "that  guy was right when he sniil tlmt "silence Is golden.'"���������Judge's Library.  Diplomacy First.  "These suffnigeites refuse to eat  Slmll we feed 'em their I'orned heef  forcibly?"  "F.mploy diplomacy flr*������t." suggested  rhe prison warden "Try em with a  fudge sundae."- Kansas (.'Itv Journal.  NEW ADVERTISING SCALE.  The newspapers in 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)....... $7.50  Application to Purchase Land Notices (60 days).  .$7.50  Delinquent Co-owner Notices (90  days)  $10.00  Water Notices (small).......... J7.50  All other legal advertising, 12 cents a  line, single column, for the first insertion; and 8 cents a line for each subsequent insertion.  Nonpariel .measurement  \About Float  Float is not a periodical.  It is a book containing 86  illustrations all told, and  is filled with sketches and  stories of western life.   It  tells how a gambler cashed  in after the flush days of  Sandon ; how it rained in  New Denver   long   after  Noah was dead ;   how a  parson took a   drink   at  Bear Lake in early days ;  how justice was dealt in  Kaslo   in  '93;   how the  saloon man outprayed the  women in Kalamazoo, and  graphically    depicts   the  roamings   of   a   western  editor among the tender-  feet in the cent belt.    It  contains tlie early history  of Nelson and a romance  of the Silver King mine.  In   it are   printed three  western poems, and dozens of articles too numerous to mention.    Send for  one before it is too late.  The   price   is   25   cents,  postpaid to any part of the  world.    Address  all   letters to  R. T. Lowery  GREENWOOD, B. C.  GRAND CENTRAL   HOTEL   Opposite Postoffice, NELSON, B. C.  American and European Plans.  H. H. PITTS, Prop.  CENTRAL HOTEL  PHOENIX.  One of the largest hotels in  the city.   Beautiful location,  fine rooms and tasty meals.  A. 0. JOHNSON  PROP.  NELSON HOUSE  NELSON.  European Plan.  Cafe open day and night.   Bar".  Merchant's lunch 12 to 2.  W. A. WARD  Phone 27.  PROPRIETOR.  P. O. Box 597.  GREENWOOD and  ���������      MIDWAY STAGE  Leaves Greenwood for Spokane  at 7 a. m., and for Oroville at 2:30  p. m. Leave orders at Terhune's  Cigar Store.       Charles Russell.  COUNTY COURT OF YALE.  A SITTING of tho Comity Court, of Yivln will  lie lioltlan nt tho Court Houso, Greenwood,  on Tuesday tha lltli dny of March, 11)13, at  cloven o'clock In the forenoon.  By order,  WALTER DEWDNEY,  KcRistrar C. 0. of Y.  TUNING  Mr. Charles E. King will visit  Greenwood at an early date. Leave  orders for guaranteed pianoforte  tuning at White's Drug Store.  y  your Razors Honed %  I  l  TheBRILLIANTES  Arc the Best Clear Havaaas In Canada  Greenwood Office .^  NOR DEN   HOTEL \  Made by Union Labor In lhe best Hy.  K-iciilc Factory In the country,   Call for  them and iret value for your money Instead of rope  WILBERG & WOLZ, pr0p. B.C. Cigar  Factory. New Westminster, B. c.  <*.x������x������Sm.>x���������x������x������:������x������:***K'*>:������x������x������x������  SHOES SHINED  At the Windsor Hotel by  ZACK  ADVERTISE IN THE LEDGE  MESSENGER SERVICE  Sco<:kk><><><><>o<><>o<x>ooo<wx>o<k>o  T.    THOMAS  CLOTHES CLEANED  PRESSED AND REPAIRED  TAILOR - GREENWOOD  rX������:vW������**X.*.^^^ I OUOOOOflrOOCjOOOOiO^tCK^OOOOOO I  MINERAL, ACT.  Certificate of Improvements.  NOTICE.  Iron Horse. Mineral Claim, situate In the  Oreo 11 wood Mining Division of Yale District.  Where located :~Beaver Creek.  np A KE  NOTICE That I, C. J. Lop-patt of  1 Oreenwood, aireiit for William M. Law,  Free Miner's Certificate No. 11(10026, and John  A. Tuzo, free Miner's Certilieato No. 1J14379,  Intend sixty days from the date hereof, lo apply to the Mining Recotder for a Certificate of  Improvements, for the purpose of obtaining  a Crown Craut of tho above claim.  And further take notice tlmt'action, undor  section 37, must be commenced before the Issue  auceof such Certificate of Improvements.  Dated this 31st day of December, A. I). 1912.  C. J. LEOfiATT  SMOKE  ��������� ��������� ���������  Mountaineer and Kootenay Standard Cigars.    Made by  J. C. THELIN & CO./ NELSON.  and Your Baths at  FRAWLEY'  BARBER SHi  GREENWOOD,  ?  ?  ?  ?  v  y  5*  y  t  x  y  y  y  ������^x������x������x������������:������x������������X'*������X'**:������x������:������x������x������*x������5  i  ASSAYER  E. W. WIDDOWSON, Assayer and  Chemist, Box 111108, Nelson, B. C.  Charges:���������Gold, Silver, Lead or Copper,  $1 cnchv Gold-Silver, or Silver-Lcad,  ^1.50. Prices for other lnetnls: Coal,  Cement, Fireclay analyses on applica-  tion. The largest custom assayoffice in  British Columbia.        ���������  LOWERY'S CLAIM  During tho 87 months'that Lowory's  Claim was on earth it did business all  over the world. : It was tho most  unique, independent and fearlosw journal over produced in Canada. Political,  and theological enemies pursued it with  the venom of a rattlesnake until the  governmont shut' it out of tho nmilK,  and its editor coasad to publish it,  pattly on account of a lazy livor and  partly because it ta-kos a pile of monev  to run a paper that 1b outlawed. There  aro still 20 different editions of this eon-  domnod journal in print. Send 10 cento  Rinl got ono nr $2 and get the bunch.  ,R. T. LOWERY,  Greenwood, B. C. THE   LEDGE,   GREENWOOD,   BRITISH   COLUMBIA.  '   0<>C>OCK>0<>0<><><>0<>0000<>C>OOOCKH3  I  , BOUNDARY MINES    f  OO0CH>CK>0<K>0<>OO0O<>C)<><3*C>0OCH>0  Last week the Kawhide shipped  5,000 tong of ore.  Last   week   the Granby   mine  shipped 2*1,405 tons of ore.  Last week the Granby smelter  treated 23,370 tons of ore.  Last   week   the   Mother' Lode  mine shipped 5,47*1 tons of ore.  Last    week    the    Greenwood  Bmelter treated ] 1,843 tons of ore.  Last week the Napoleon mine  shipped 620 tons of ore.'  Last week tho Queen Victoria  mine shipped 1,0G0 tons of ore.  Li tho Boston Commercial, Geo.  L. Walker says that tho Gran by'8  bond issue did not take well in  t-peeulalive circles, duo to tlio fact  that it was not clearly understood,  and traders havo been selling their  holdings during tho past two  weeks. Evidently it would have  been more satisfactory to many  holders of the stock had tho'company gone on as it started and  paid for the development and  <:i|iiipinent of the Hidden Creek  property out of earnings. A large  majority of tho stockholders, how-  I'ver, wanted dividends.  [Jiifjiiestionably the ' policy of  capitalizing in part the new property is correct. If Granby were to  go on buying, developing and  equipping new mines as rapidly as  it could pay the Mih out.of earnings it might bo many years before  it would pay a dividend. Kather  than go to an extreme in this direction it appears to be the intention to meet half the Hidden Creek  expense from earnings and capitalize the rest.  The fact that one of the three or  four leading New York banking  houses underwrote Granby's bond  issue, a firm that had never before  been interested in coppers, is an  important point to keep in mind.  It means that Granby is making  new friends, strong and influential  ones. On any furuher reaction  the stock should be bought. It is  a good investment and a most  promising speculation.  There are twenty-five men working at the No. 7 mine with A. W.  Davis as superintendent.  The thirdj furnace is again in  commission at the Greenwood  smelter after being cold for some  time owing to the shortage of coke.  The purchase of the Voigt camp  by the B. C. Copper Co. haB beeu  advanced to a stage where both  parties to the deal aro no longer in  doubt as to the issue. The formalities of closing the transaction  are now progressing.���������Princeton  Star.  OOOOOCK>0<X>OCH>CK><>0<><K><K>C>000  f   B.C. MINING NEWS   |  OOCH>0<K>OCKX><>CK><>C><>CKK>00<><>0<>  During the past couple of weeks  a, great deal of attention has been  directed to the several groups of  claims on Rocher de Boule mountain just back of New Hazelton, or  more correctly speaking, New  Hazelton .Heights. They are the  Daily West, which is on 700 feet  fronVthe boundary of Now Hazelton Heights, ��������� the Ingineca Group,  Colin Munro and Dempsey have a  group adjoining, then comes Ger-  vais Group and next the Reservoir  Group owned by Halleron and  Thompson. Every one of these  groups are within a mile and a  half of the railway at New Hazelton and every ono of them can  land their ore at the railway by  tram.  Ih the Daily West group there  are four claims with good big veins  carrying high grade copper. Munro has samples taken from the  surface which run 870 including  gS in gold. This ore is the same  as found on the Rocher de Boule  group on the other side of the  mountain and further west.  In the Ingenica group there are  nine claims and considerable work  has   been   done   on   them.    This  group was located  two years ago  and  it will  bo worked rather extensively  this summer and early  spring.    There aro seven distinct  loads that havo  been   uncovered.  The main  lead is  fifty feet wide  and the average assay gives a return of $17.43 per ton witli about  $5 in silver and SO cents in  gold.  Another five foot lead gives assays  of ������24.40  with over $S iu silver.  When this proporty was first located tho surface outcrop gave a return of only   81.20,  but   it   was  traced   over   the   length   of   two  claims.    It will  average five feet  in width.    Practically all the work  has  been  done in the timber, but  the best showings wero just above  the timber line.    The property is  looking so good that Frank Brown,  who has the bond on the Owen  Lake property is trying to get a  bond on the Ingineca group also.  Then west of the Daily West  group and adjoining New Hazelton Heights is the group owned by  Mclntagert aud Ryan. On this  property some very high assays  were taken and the boys started a  tunnel to cut the vein. They  have made about 100 feet, but ran  out of funds, and for some time  they have been turning their attention to other things until they  are able to go back to the mine  again. They have a good showing  of grey copper.  Wilson Bros, and Jack Hogart  are also interested in claims on  this side of Rocher de Boule.  The biggest holdings are those of  Halleron and Thompson, owners  of Reservoir group. They have  eighteen claims which run down  to Mud Creek. This coming spring  these boys will devote]a great deal  of attention to this property and  open up as much as possible.���������  Omineca Herald.  that many Orientals have hereto  fore sought to take advantage of  the pre-emption law in securing  possession of provincial lands,  The Minister is also empowered  to allot pre-emption, if it is deemed  in the public interest, even in such  reserve localities as provincial  parks.  As against  the loss of revenue  involved in  this new policy, the  amendment to the Forests Act provides for au increase of the royalty  collected on timber cut on   Crown  lauds from iil'by cents to one dollar  per thousand foot, board measurement, such increase, however, not  taking   effect   until    throe   years  hence.  .There aro also  found   iu  the Forests' Act Ainendmout Bill  provisions extending the time  for  timber   holding surveys,  upon recommendation   of   the   Surveyor-  General, enlarging the prohibition  of export of unsealed timber by  making such timber and the tugs  towing it both liable to seizure and  confiscation;    prescribing   reforms  in timber markings, and increasing  the annual  collections   for forest  protection    service    from    timber  licenses-leases and owners of timber lands.  Whereas this impost has been  one cent per acre per annum under  the forestry legislation of 1912, it  will be one iind one half cent in  future, the governihe"t continuing  to contribute dollar for dollar.  within the Empire. The commi-  sion will hold a mouth's sitting in  New Zealand and a two month's  sitting iu Australia. While in  Australia Mr. Foster will complete negotiations for closer trade  relations with the commonwealth.  On his return trip Mr. Foster  will visit both China and Japan.  He will spend three weeks iu  China and two in Japan in order  to make a first-hand study of tho  commercial questions with a view  to developing trade between Canada aud the Orient. Mr. .Foster  feels that with tlie marvellous development which is taking place iu  China and the growing commercial possibilities of the new republic thero is room for tremendous trade expansion for Canadian  products.  MORE SCENERY  ESTRAY  NOTICE  'On S% Sec 8, tp. 67, Osoyoos Division  Vale DisLrict, one red heifer, large vear  ling or small two-year-old.   No brand..  Owner can   have   same   by   identifying  property and paying charges.  R. \V. TAYLOR  Bridesville, B. C.  '��������� 'I  MOTHER LODE CARNIVAL  FREE LAND  Important changes in provincial  lands and forests legislation are  proposed in the ministerial measures brought to the house recently,  the former rejecting the system of  the past in charging for pre-empted  crown lands and offering instead  free holdings for settlers, who will  be required to pay merely the 82  record fee and 810 for Crown grant.  The standard size of a holding will  continue to be 160 acres, although  power is retained by the Minister  of Lands to decide as to tho size of  any individual pre-emption, or to  reject any application entirely, if  such appears to be in tho public  interest, au explanation of this  provision being found in the fact  CREAM  A pore, wholesome, reliable Grape  Cream of Tartar Baking Powder.  Improves the flavor and adds to  A most successful carnival   was  held at the Mother Lode mine last  Saturday.    The ice was in  splendid condition, and, with its merry  throng of fifty masqueraders presented a pretty sight.    The judges  were Mrs. J. J. Johns, Mrs. C. B.  Winter,  Mr. F. W. McLaine and  Mr. C. B. Whiter, and  their  task  was certainly not a easy one as the  costumes were well gotten up and  the characters well sustained.   The  following    awards    were    finally  made:    Best   dressed   lady,   Mrs.  Lakeland,  Billiards;  best dressed  gentleman, Mr. H. I. Jones, Meph-  istopheles;   best   comic   costume,  lady, Mrs. Sutherland, Spokesman  Review; best comic costume, gent,  Mr.  W. Lakeland, Old Chum Tobacco; best dressed boy, Master J.  Cuthbertson. Canada; special prize,  Master  Ernest Lidstrom, Laplander;  best dressed girl, Miss Wilkinson,   Swede Girl; special, Miss  Nellie    Hamerstadt,     Laplander;  special,     Miss    Violet. MacKay.  Others   taking   part   wero:    Mes-  dames    Wheeler    and    Terhune,  Colored  Twins;  Mrs.   Hute, Miss  Canada; Mrn.;Lyons, Mrs. Newly-  Wed;  Mrs.   Marshall,   Quakeress;  Mrs. Mackay, Pieretfce; Mr. Smith,  Old Woman; Mr. Foulds,  Tennis  Player;  Mr.   Carlson, Clown; Mr.  MacDonald, Stars and Stripes; Mr.  Walters,   Cavalier;   Mr.  Mackay,  Scotchman; Mr. Copeland, Clown;  Mr.   Carrigan,   Jockey;  Mr.  Sau-  ders,   Gentleman  in  Khaki;   Mr.  Hancock,    Colored    Nurse;    Mr.  Hutt,    Highlander:    Mr.    Kelly,'  Clown;  Mr.   Lyons,   Jester;   Mr.  Morrison,   Monk;  Mr.  Champion,  Milkman;    Mr.   Coley,   Forester;  Mr. Sutherland, Dark Horse,  Mr.  Brathen,    Clown;    Mr.   Johnson,  Hunchback;    Mr.    M.    Johnson,  Clown; Mr. Dow, Policeman; Mi'.  McLean, Clown; Mr. A. J. Morrison,   Ballet Girl;  Mr.   Cochrane,  A Gay Dog; Mr. Ouimette, Miner;  Mr.    Hamarstadt,    Indian;    Mr.  Marshall, Lifeboatman.  Tlie area of Strathcona Park has  recently been increased so that tho  park now contains S00 square miles  of laud. By this increase proper  portals to tlie park are given at  Campbell river on tho west and  south, says W. W. Forster, deputy,  minister of public works. "The  Alpine areas around Dunn lake, a  series of threo very beautiful lakes  have been taken in. This is about  the finest bit of Alpine scenery in  the whole .park, and'will mako it  more attractive than it has- been  up to now. We are now building  a road iu from Campbell * river,  which .for the present will be used  for hauling supplies and materials  in for the opening up of other  roads in the park, but which will  afterwards be the main northern  entrance. It will run from Campbell river to the north end of Buttles lake." *  pens had been introduced this year  in the Maritime Provinces.  Mr.   Jones thought that   there  should  be established in  Canada  game reservations whore fur-bearing animals could be undisturbed.  He suggested that a branch should  bo established  under one of  tho  federal departments to take care of  the  wild  life in the country, and  he believed that this branch might  well.be placed  under the department of   agriculture.    If   several  experts were appointed to carry on  the work, there would, he believed,  bo wonderful results.  Mr. Ross, Middlesex, pointed out  that Ontario breeders wero under a  great disadvantage, because the  game laws forbid keeping somo  animals during their close season.  Mr. Jones said he knew of fourteen fox farms in Ontario.  ELL  DRY GOODS, BOOTS AND SHOES  JUST RECEIVED a shipment of WHITEWEAR  GREENWOOD,  B. m  LIBERAL AMOUNTS  AND   HERE   TO    STAY  Everything in the Grocery Line and at Right  Prices, Fresh New Zealand Butter in every  week. Give us your orders,, we will use you  right, and give quick delivery, "Hardware,  Groceries, Men's Goods and Crockery,   , "t;   ,  RUSSELL-LAW-CAULFIELD Company  L  , -^  tmm*mmt^?^~~^^^?^^^mmmtmgm'mmkmmmtl'mm>lt���������lt^  THE FUR BUSINESS  Below is printed part of the  estimates brought down in Victoria, on Monday, for the present  year by the government.  Roads in Greenwood district,  $63,000.  Roads in Cranbrook district,  $135,000; bridges, $50,000 and  32,000.  For Rossland an increase in  special grant from $6,000 to $12,-  000 in compensation for provincial  collection of the two per cent,  mineial tax within the city.  Roads streets, bridges and wharves in Slocan district, $105,000.  For the same in Similkameen  district, $210,000. For the same  in Okanagan district, $260,000;  Kaslo, $95,000; Fernie, $135,000;  Columbia, $112,500; Grnd Forks,  $S8,000; Revelstoke, $115,000;  Ymir, $170,000; Greenwood, $63,-;  000; and the road from Banff to  Windermere, $60,000; and Hope  to Princeton, $120,000.  The amount of the grant to the  Canadian Pacific railway towards  the construction of the Kaslo &  Slocau line, a sum of $100,000 is  being devoted.  I CURE WHERE OTHERS FAIL  Many jly-by-niirlit quacks advertise cures and treatments that prove onlv a temporary stimulant and it is only a matter of time till tlie old symptoms return.' My seven  years in one location proves that my methods nre yenulue and my cures lasting-. Many  ot mv patients liave come through tlie recommendation of their friends whom I have  cured. My sixteen years' experience enables me to diagnose your case properly and  etrect a permanent cure. All diseases of men my specialty, regardless how lonp-standing-  VISIT   OUR   FREE   ANATOMICAL   MUSEUM  1  To   Out-Of-Town  Patients  I invite your correspondence  and cau prescribe for you by  mail as well as if you saw me  personally. All letters held  confidential and (fiven my  closest personal attention.  Dr. Kelley  -EXPERT-  UROLOGIST  Write for Fr������e  Booklet!  210 Howard Street, Spokane, Wash.  AFTER TRADE  Hon. George E. Foster left this  month  for a six  month's.trip of  more than ordinary importance to  Canada.    He will visit New  Zealand, Australia and the Far East.  The immediate object of the trip is  to attend  tho sessions of tho Imperial Trade Commission, a body  appointed  by tho British government to mako a thorough inquiry  into the whole question of trade  Ottawa, Feb. 21.���������Walter Jones,  who has made a study for the conservation commission on the subject of fur-bearing animals, detailed the results of his investigation to the agriculture' committee  of the Commons. He illustrated  his remarks by lantern slides. It  was poiuted out that furs were a  staple of clothing in Canada, since  it was impossible apparently to  manufacture anything to take  their place. A tremendous change  in furs had taken place in the last  fifteen years, and today there was  really a crisis in the fur trade.  As an example of what could bo  done for fur-bearing animals, Mr.  Jones referred to the efforts of the  United States government prohibiting pelagic sealing, and thus  immediately increasing the number  of animals. Mr. Jones presented  tables showing the increased price  of furs during the last few years.  In the last two years, every leading variety of furs had increased  in price tremendously. In 1900  the highest price at which a silver  fox was sold was $2,822, and it  was raised on a fox farm by Chas.  Dalton, of Prince Edward Island.  Muskrat skins, worth fifteen cents  each in 1SSS, were worth $1.25  each today.  "Most all the furs worn by poorer people on the street today are  nothing but rabbit, and thoy pay  $15 to $20 for them," said Mr.  Jones. "They are called black  lynx. A person needs to be an expert to buy furs today."  In the last ten   years   it  was  pointed out, the number of fur-  bearing  animals   caught had decreased in  every   variety  except  skunk.   The outdoor life of the  people today was largely responsible for the greater demand for  furs.   The value of the fur trade  in Canada today was three or four  times tho value of wool and hides  of sheep in Canada.   Mr. Jones  described the possibilities of raising the Persian lamb in Canada.  This had already   been   done  in  Texas, ho said.   They were being  crossed with varieties of common  sheep.  Tht)   breeding   of   M no.   (nvnu  in'* family remedy  for  Couahs and Cold*  ���������oiiiib   Oi   mue   foxes  in   ."shHo!*, costs bo little  and does  no muchl'.1  HOW AN INDIANA GIRL  Got Strong and Well Again at  Small Cost.  Miss Alta Abel, of West Baden, Ind.,  says: "I was a complete wreck, always tired, wornout and nervous. I  had to spend about one-third of my  time in bed and my life was not worth  living. Vinol, your delicious cod liver  and iron tonic, was recommended, and  it has done me more good than all the  medicine I ever took in my life. That  nervous and tired feeling.is all.gone.  I have gained in health, flesh and  strength, until I feel like another person."  Vinol is the most efficient strength-  creator for such women. It is the  medicinal elements of the cods' livers  contained in Vinol, aided by the blood-  making and strengthening properties  of tonic Iron, which makes it so far  superior to all other tonics to build  up health and strength for weak,  tired, ailing women. It contains no  oil and has a delicious taste.  We give back your money If Vinol  does   not   do   all   that   we   claim.  J. Iv. White, Druggist, Greenwood, B.'C.  Valuable Old Ranch for Sale  . Containing about 650 acres of land, being the unsold portions of Lots '430,-470 and 641," carrying coal and mineral  rights, for sale on easy terms. ���������' ��������� .    ���������������������������  ��������� Good soil. Plenty of water.. Young orchard, about ten  acres,.in bearing. An ideal location for a dairy. Good.shipping facilities; Myncaster railway station; on V' "V. & E.  being on the westerly boundary of the land, and Kock Creek,  on Kettle Valley railway, being about four miles northerly.  Postofiice at Myncaster, with daily trains and mail each way.  For further particulars apply to James G. McMynn, at  Midway, B. C, or W. G. McMynn, at Oakalla, B. C.  Owing to the fact of a large percentage  of our trade being.cash, we will on and  after March 1st, allow 5 per cent, discount  on all cash sales. Our prices will be  guaranteed right.  L.I*. Matthews ������������ Co  LEDGE ADS. BRING RESULTS  This weather promotes  ������  d ���������  Coughs  Those who have trouble in  shaking off a rough should  note that Mathieu's Syrup of  Tar and Cod Liver Oil not  only soothes the irritation of  lhe bronchial tubes, and  promptly stops the cough,  but being asplcndid toiiicaml  healer it soon enables the  system to permanently throw  off the cold and restores the  junctions membranes to their  normal healthy condition,   .,  Malliitu's Syrupof Tor and  Cod Liver Oil has won, by  its inerit, the large.it."ale in  Canada of'any medicine for  coughs ��������� 35c large bottle,  sold everywhere.  J. L. MATHIEU CO., Prop.,  Sherbrooke, P.Q.  If your cM U /everteh use  MatMtu',  Nervine   )*otntert   in   cmnetHan   with  Mtilltit'tt't A'l/ni/i.    The fever wilt toon be -  ittajitlUtl unit the pttiu will vanUh.  see  Jlai/is I'lMsltri),  U.-2,-**  2-I-I3  Western Agents: Ferguson Bros.  123 Banatync Ave., Winnipeg, Man.  ^THE typeW men who  '"* wear g Fit-Reform  garments, are-[the men who  have ideas abofat dress and  other things.  They are "thefcomingmen"'  and the men;who "have  arrived."  We'd like to show you some  of the new spring styles in  Fit-Reform Suits-.and'.'  Overcoats. -  734  yfV  40"%  W. Elson.  Greenwood  ^^H)^n^f>?>t*^>ftry������r^-****jaij^ftrr"������'~


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