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Array './���������>.:���������  ''.V.   .'11/ ./>'>-  .,-������������������������ -.���������1.'1������ri.'.*r';^.y|A" '?,',-������������������������������������ w-; ~'  rwy--';  V  REGINA WATCHES  , - AT ALL PRICES. ���������   '*   ABSOLUTELY GUARANTEED  A. LOGAN -8t CO:      -  WATCHMAKERS       ���������)    ,     AND \ JEWELERS  gislative As  Drugglft*  Dr. Utile's'-Cstaii  ���������i*i    0������ait������  "WBITBl BROS,  H90  '.Opticians  m  j '"��������� -'  ,VOL XIII.  GREENWOOD, B. C.y THURSDAY, JANUARY-33,1 DOT.-.  i,H  Political Pointers  signal   for   applause from' every  quarter of the house.   lie spoke  '/;  i For weeks past the local Liberals' have been looking forward.to  last Saturday night's meeting: After Premier McBride was here and  ' plainly,    frankly    and-   honestly  stated his case, the  Liberal cry  went  up   "wait  till    Macdonald  comes 1"     We have waited.    Mr.  Macdonald has come and gone and  the  people  have heard his story.  It must be admitted that Mr. Macdonald made an able plea from his  standpoint, and many of his argu-  lu'e'nts'tnigbt have been effective in  getting deserting Liberals back to  the- ranks hud it not been that  Premier McBride when here,'grown  familiar with  the   Liberal  story.  told on many a platform with painful   reiteration,   anticipated   Mr.  Macdonald and clearly and definitely answered all t his would-be-  convincing arguments in advance.  But    regarding   this     particular  meeting called in Mr. Naden's interest,  it may  bo said that it was  not a success as a vote-getter, for  the Liberal-cause*  Dr. ' Mathison- presided and  promptly- launched the thundi-r  bolts. -  Mr; Naden was the first speaker.  His forte is not platform work at  his best and the manifestly hostile  attitnde of a large percentage of  -those present rather confused him.  ; Before he was. aware of it he was  drawn into a conversational debate  with the gallery, and most of the  time was consumed in clearing up  the tangle which- his', too zealous  mouthpiece, the Boundary Creek  Times had drawn. him into're that  vote of thanks from the Miners'  Union. The chief plea he made  for election was his record as  Mayor of Greenwood, but how effective that will prove on electors  from Midway aud west remains to  be seen.  Mr.   Deane, who came  on  the  platform with the look of the gladiator,    who   thinks   be    has   an  easy   thing, and   who essayed to  tell what he and Macdonald were  going to do did not receive a ven  good hearing,  and whether called  back by whispers from  his aeso-  . ciates on the stage or not cannot he  known, but so soon as begot order  enough to be heard announced that  he would retire in favor  of others.  Mr.   Dynes    was in his usual  form but got into a contrdver.-y  with Mr. Macdonald over the lat-  ter's conduct in the parliament at  Victoria."      Some   of his charges  were hardly sustained if Mr. Mac-  donald's words  are   to   be relied  upon.       Unfortunately      neither  gentlemen  had  the only   reliable  data���������the records of the House���������to  prove his position. He made the mistake, morevcr, iu thinking that as  a guest of- Mr,  Naden, he had a  right to. consume more than  his  allotted time in his argument and  for some time resisted tho clrvii -  man's request to sit down,   His  propheoy regarding Socialist success in. the elections in Germany  proved    unfortupate,    the   news  therefrom , having already reached  ���������town that the Gertnan Socialist*!  had lost abpi}t twenty seats in the  reichstajj.     Mr,    Macdonald^ was  ptrong enough fp stecu the tide of  opposition, to him, his courteous,  pleasjng and' p-jfjept" replies to the  people's catechism,  vyiunjng hiin  attention if no**; converts.   jfe disappointed liis following by npf trying.1 fa- fpal&e capiM qf tho alleged  Green  cpJBp^p.     Hi������ sijence on  fhis tpatier was a severe reproof to  Jus party, a remonstrance against  pqch iniHcrable tactics.       '  Mr,. Warren's  appearance >vas  briefly but pointedly basing his appeal for the 'support of the electorate "on- his personal record and  on the effective administration of  the " McBride government. His  plea briefly stated was this: The  Conservative goverhment has, in  three years brought order out of  chaos, has restored' confidence at  home and "''abroad in the province,  has notkept'up a constant tinkering with the mining laws thns'per-  mitting this one greatest local industry to. put itself on a< sound  basis, and has brought the province to a position where it can pay  as, it goes, and have a modest surplus .instead of a monstrous deficit  staring it in the face.  TO THE ELECTORS  Gentlemen,'" electors of Greenwood riding, on Saturday next.you  will be called1 upon to say what tl'e  government of the province shall  be for the immediate , future.  More, you will be called upon to  say whether you want to*bP free to  do .your own thinking, your own  voting, your own administration  of public affairs or whether you  prefer to let the great father at  Ottawa, him with the long arm, to  think for you.  Each of you was once a boy, subject to the domination of him who  said "my son do this" and you did  it.      But   when the day came that  you   reached   man's   estate,  you  were proud to take on. new responsibilities.      Better do  your own  thinking you said and run the risk  of an-occasional mistake, than forever abide- under him who desired  to   think both for himself and fcr  you.     In your decision  to think  for    yourself    you  showed    that;  you were fit for better things. Just  so   in "the  present political battle.  The great Grit father in effect says  to   you,   you are too young or too  ignorant, or too indiscreet to think  for yourselves,, and so he sends his  messengers,   the* great  wise ones  among you to cajole you, to control  you,   by flattery,  by promise, by  epecious  argument.      Be   not deceived. '   Not dread  of the ill-effects of Mr.   McBride's  past government   but   dread of the happy  effects it will have,  on the future  actuates your advisers.    Good government, administered  by even a  Conservative means more to 3 our  self and family  than allegiance to  the machine.    Do your own thinking.    Vote as you please regardless of  party  affiliations.     Don't  fear tho spotter,  don't dodge the  club.     Vote your convictions.    If  you think,  all  things considered,  McBride has given   \ou belter government than  you  ever knew before in  British  Columbia, vote to  retain him   in   power,   if   on tho  other hand you  think  tho.-e who  criticize him, but offer you nothing  in  return  would bo better for you  and   the country,   vote for them.  But above all be honest and independent about your vote, and don't  let the wise ones at and from Ottawa play political  ping-pong with'  your ballot,  :  Your independent  ballot is a sacred duty, not a more  privilege,  To ihe Electors: Saturday next you will be called  upon to decide whether you,will be represented by a  government or an opposition member. Giving them  all the doubtful seats, the Liberals cannot return more  than fourteen members to the next legislature, and  the Socialists five. This will give.'^he".McBride gov-  ernment 23 seats, or a clear majority of four over both  parties. As a business proposition, not taking into  consideration the excellent rlcord of the government,  is it to your interests to elect an opposition member?  Can you expect the same consideration to be shown  an opponent as would be to a supporter of the gov-  *������ *       * i  ernment ? There are roads to be made, bridges to be  built, and other publie improvements that a supporter  of the government will be in a better position to aid  than one opposed to it. Pay no���������., attention to the  buncombe of Duncan Boss and the machine grafters.  McBride- Will Have a Working Majority.  Of Local fhtferest|; ������ r������$.  S. Belt. Conductor. , ,t    :���������>  Miss Holmes, L' Q. |* ; ./} :,"  \V*. E. B. Flemihg,"0. G'. J /���������' A  Fred B. Holmes, R. S. N. G."J<. '��������� ' sJj  Mrs. Jordan, L. S.'N.'G. ' ' - ",r " '.t,  Mrs. Fleming,, R. S. V. (}������������������.--. s<.-'<;;.-c '..'  Miss Crow, L. S. V. (i. .:,  Mrs; Phillips, Chaplain.    ���������    _   \r _  After the' lodge'was closed re- '  freshraeots   were' served,   and  ������  sociable-   time,  spent  iu -.music,,  speeches and dancing. - .'     "      - ;  The Jbdge starts out with a menH  hership of between thirty,and forty,  and several' applications on hand,.  Meetings will  be heM' in' Eagles^  hall tlie second ,and fourth ^Thurs-  day   in "the  month:    Application;  forms' can he obtained from officers.  Those   eligible   for membership '  are all Oddfellows,,their wives and  daughters,  any lady the age qf i$������'  except mamed persons whose husbands are not'Oddfellows.       -' ���������   TAXATION  Tlie oi>ly argument used by Mr.  MucdQuald, in his recent spc'cch  here: that couk] possibly appeal to  tlje ejectors ailvoreoly to Mr, McBride, was that tho present govi-in-  inent had increased taxation. That  was admitted by the premier when  h^ro but to any thinking man was  justified. ��������� Ho found the province  with a depleted treasury,--- with  credit gone, with revenues far be  low required expenditure. The  people were asking for roads, and  trails and bridges and they had a  right to them. To get them required money. To get money the  government's only resource was  the great public estate. And so  the government set to work to  equitably distribute the burden.  It was unpopular because -" communities like to receive ancLnot to  pa}*, but it had to be done.  Bail road taxation wits increased  500 per cent.,increased revenues  were, taken   out of the product of  the forest aud the industry developed at home, tho mining tax was  nou lowered, and farm lands taxes  wero increased!    It was a necessity  admitted'and fully justified.   The  healthy   condition   of   provincial  business,  the improved provincial  credit aro the answers.  ' But Macdonald attempted to shew this all  needless, had the government taxed  the railway lands in the Bouudary.  lie admitted that tinder the terms  of the said lands yet they wero not  yet taxable but claimed they were  not because, the railway   had not  made such conditions attaching to  their  sale  as made such sale possible,    lie explained the terms and  conditions attaching to the sale and  said they   were many times more  onerous than  those of the govern-  niej't and sympathetically said the  purchaser   was   obliged to pay .for  his house logs,'the foiico posts, his  fjrowood, etc., and'that these conditions wero preventing their settle*  incut and thus keoping them-from  taxation.  "VVo have taken pains to look up  these alleged conditions of sale and  on. page 41, 43 ami 43 of the railway's book relativp to'such lands  we fine];    CANADIAN MOiriO' IUIWVAV BANDS  The Canadian Pacific Railway  company controls large areas of thc  and timber lauds in the Kootenay, ' Boundary, aud Okanagan  districts, as shown in red on the  map at the back of this pamphlet.  Generally speaking, the prices  for agricultural lands are as follows:  FIRST CLASS LAND"  Lands suitable for agricultural  purposes in their present"condition,  or which are- capable of being  brought under cultivation''profitably by the clearing of the timber  thereon, or which are hay meadow  lands.   Price 85.00 per acre.  SECOND CLASS  LAND  Lauds which are suitable for agricultural purposes only when irrigated.   Price $2.50 per acre.  TUIRD CLASS LAND   ���������  Mountainous and rocky tracts of  land, unfit for agricultural purposes other than as range land,  aud which cannot under any reasonable conditions be brought under  cultivation.    Price S1.00]per acre.-  Any land in the Columbia and  Western land grant (Boundary  district) which contains timber fit  for manufacture into lumber to thi?  extent of three thousand feet,board  measure, to the acre, does not come  under the heading of agricultural  land, and will only be disposed of  under tho provisions of thc company's regulations' for'the sale or  lease of timber lands. '  .  ... ' 'Tho purchaser of agricultural  lands will be permittcd'to use what  timber is actually required on the  land for buildings, fences and fuel,  but timber cut for sale will be subject to stumpago duties."  Tho leases of tho timber lands  call for the duties so pathetically  denounced: by Mr. Macdonald, as  applying to fiirm lands.  Now, did Mr, Macdonald ignor-  antly mistake the,case, or did he  wilfully misrepresent it? We do  not attempt to decide.  or improved policy he wonld adopt  if in power,, . Mr. Macdonald  mentioned' that he would create a  new administrative department,one  of immigration and labor,-  N"*nv , as  a lawyer, and a gentleman    who . desires   to   be leader  of a government, Mr, Macdonald  ought to know that such a depai t-  ment would only serve as an added  expense to the government and be  an additional, corner for the placing of some favorite.    It would be  a useless but expensive  wheel to  his coach, as all the .doings of such  department would be   subject to  Ottawa control.    But Mr. Macdonald appears, to want Ottawa to dictate our policy.  In verification of our position  we beg . to quota section 75 of the  British North- America Act:  "In each province the legislature  may make laws in relation to agriculture in the province, and to immigration into the province, and it  'is hereby declared that the parliament of Canada may make laws in  regard to agriculture in any or all  of the provinces, and to immigration into all or any of the provinces; and .any law of the legislature if a province relative to agriculture or to immigration shall  have effect in aud for the provinoo  as long'and as far o.nty.as it is not  repnghaut to any act of the parliament of Canada.  Dr. Mathison,' dentist, Maden-  Flood block.  "Cariboo ' Brand" Tape- Gfatta  Percha Fuse is the highest grade,  grade. .Huuter-Kendrick" Co. are  distributors-.   ���������  4 Mrs. J. .J. Caulfield returned  Friday last after a three months'  visit with friends in -Montana and  the east.  The curlers returned from Cran-  brook- Saturday,- and although  theyiwere not successful in capturing any of the prizes ' they were  royally entertained by the citizens  of the metropolis of East Kootenay  Joe Heinrich of Spokane and  Everet Baker of Greenwood will  give a wrestling exhibition in the  Auditorium on the evening of Feb-  15th. The conditions are, that  -Heinrich istothr'ow Baker' three  times in one hour,- - -    .' >  '  The 1907 special number of the  Phoenix Pioneer is to hand. It is  superior to even previous special  editions, and must be seen to be  appreciaed. It contains all the  data about the mining and pother  industries of Boundary district.   ���������  J. J. Caulfield returned from  Victoria- Sunday last to help the  Socialist cause' and- be present at  Liberal obsequies on Saturday. In  a conversation with 'the Ledge,  Mr. Caulfield said the Liberals  would probably elect one member  on Vancouver Island���������T. W. Patterson.- Victoria-will return three  Conservatives and a Labor candidate, Dr. Hall. Two, and possibly  three Socialists'* will' "Toe elected.  The balance will retnrn Conservatives, giving the government seven  constituencies, the Liberals one,  Socialists two, Labor one, and oue  doubtful.  The member for Patwelch'went  to Midway Monday night to hold  a meeting   and consult with the  subcontractors,   jerry and   straw  bosses under Pat Welch.    All the  Liberals of Greenwood  under the  control of-the machine and Pat accompanied Duncan���������seventeen and  one  onlooker.    The Conservative  speaker was repeatedly interrupted  and could   not finish his speech.  Duncan 'then   declaimed   for   an  hour or two,   but   he didn's say  why that $200 wasn't handed over  to the Liberal committee during  the   GalliherrMcKane-Foley   contest,   lie didn't state why he supported the Conservative candidate  iu   the   Mclntosh-Curtis   contest.  He didn't tell the electors of Midway that he is interested in a railway'charter running north to tap  the G. T. P., and  which  will be  F,  M.   Elkins haB been.advised  by th-e head office in Mont-real that  the Sun- Life Assurance company"  of Canada   received'during, I90<5,' "  applications for nearly twenty-three  millions of assurance; "and that ofJ'  this amount hisoffice has .produced ',  more business than any other west ^  of Manitoba.     Thc Sun Life'con---  tinnes to lead' all' Canadian cons'-";  panies. "   ��������� 'L- " ' '<  .   Clearly not Taxable   '*'"'���������' '  Mr. Macdonald'8 plea that -,thft  government could have taxed Coir ,'  umbia and Western railway lands  was evidently not true,        ....  Tho act was passed on April 17th  1896,  section 4: of the act gave the  the- companvLtwo��������� years tlrereafterr'  to select snch lands. ....    ���������   .  Section  8 of the act gave the- .  company 10 years after such acquisition free from taxation.  One need not be a lawyer or a political leader to   figure therefrom  that said lands cannot in any possible way become subject to fcaxa-  .���������  tion until twelve years from April  17, 1896 or before April 17' 190S.  And so this regardless of any-  terms   or   conditions   that made  alienation difficult.     We certainly ,  must revise our  estimate of Mr.,  Macdonald which hitherto has been -  that he was an able conscientious, .  leader of men. .. *  That lratniffration Department  At last Saturday -night's meeting  in the Auditorium, in reply to Mr.  choicest furm,iDg,,.frujt, ranching Warren'schalU'iigoas to what now  ; Who Did It?  Who was it passed the act giving  ,the Columbia and-'Western land  'grant, witb,thp condition that so  long m the, railway owned it it was  free from raxatiou, but as soon,as  it was sold to the the people must  bo taxed? Not Mr/ Mo Bride's  government, but that of whioh  Mr. Hume, the Liberal candidate  for Ymir was a member. This  would seem to be-poor staff for. tho  Liberals'to try and'make capital  oatofit;  It would bo well to look'at our  nice 6team-heated rooms before locating else whore. Clarendon hotel, h  valueless to him unless the tools of  thc Ottawa machine get control of  British Columbia. He didn't explain how a poor man could contest Yale-Cariboo and retain his  honor and independence. In fact,  there were many little incidents in  his short political and municipal  career that Mr. Eoss would: rather  not discuss. That is one reason  why Mr. Eoss has not appeared on  a public platform in Greenwood  in this campaign.  ���������-,'..' Rebekah Lodge Instituted.  Greenwood Rebekah lodge No.  18, I. O. Oi F,,.was instituted by  the Phoenix Bobekalis Monday last  in E:iglo3' hall. About eighty persons were present. Walter Morrison, Di D. G. M,, assisted' by bis  officers, installed the following into  the  chairs of  Greenwood  lodge:  Mrs. F, EdwartTBrowu, N.'G;  Mrs, D. McD. Hunter, V. G.  V. Edward Brown, R. S.  Mw. Boak, F. S.  C. PbilJipa. Treas.  A. F<- Draithwailc. IVmrdcn.-  Among; ths Tombs  Our  Grit friends,   particularly-  those who from  the public plat'-  form essay to teach the people, n -'  mind us of the man in Scripture   -  who dwelt among the tombs, crying out continually   and catting'  himself with stones.   They love to>^ .  dwell among the tombs of things-,  political, crying out. andcuttingr  tuemeelvcs   thereon.      No living;  present issues for them;   The past,. '*  ever the past is good enough, no-  present   and   no  future.     Tbey   *  never tell what they propose to do.-  They launch no policy aud demon-.,  strate' its -superiority over that of  McBride, Jthuy   come not out into  ���������what to them at least ought to up- ,,  pear' as green  fields..of hope auiE,..-,,  purpose,  but they aro content <���������������������. ;  live and revel in the past.   Eitiula- _.'���������  lation is a worthy spirit leading; /  one to do better than another, bufc  envy is an  unclean spirit leading:  one to tear down wliei he caunob.  erect.   The man among the tomb*  had au nncleau spirit, but wliether  it was envy or hatred,, or merWy ������u  morbid affection fur dead  not stated.  thiugn itt-  Orders tuken for all kinds oF  fancy cakes at the Green-Woo*  Bakery, Copper St. *  When you want a, monument or'  headstone write to the Kootenajg  Marble Works, Nelson, B. C,  $8!iti8&,mi!fKmmiiiatm\is HHWUBttSIBM  <(:Jri*('ii\vn<>'*l, n, c.% .hui :������i, i:.������������������-T.  THE GREENWOOD LEDGE;  MWUKlM-lMWl-tfMm^^^  Our ann.ual stock-taking sale  is now on,. For .the nest two  weeks we will place .on sale our  complete stock of winter goods,  for men, women and children,  at greatly reduced prices. This  is an opportunity of purchasing  seasonable goods at discounts  varying from 30 to' GO per cent.  Don't fail to take advantage of it  RENDELL  & CO.  !^^^mlN^mtm^mmsmmm^m^msemimmwmm  THE LEDGE  ;Is -published every Thursday'ut Greenwood, B- C , nmd the price is $5 a year,  postage free to all parts of Canada, United  States, Mexico and Great Britain. -To  .other countries it is sent postpaid for  ���������t-f-SO a year. Address' all letters to The  j.,edge, Greenwood, B. C.  R. T. LOW'ERY,  ���������EDITOR  AND. FINANCIER.  .GREENWOOD, B.   C , JAN.  31, 1907.  NO TINKERING  ���������The statesmanship of Mr. McBride has manifested itself Juno  -way more conspicuously than in  -his leaving the .-mining laws and  filiations strictly alone. '. .  Iu the , days when pur Grit  /friends Fred Hume and Smith Cur-  jbis were administering the department of mines, mining men, and  mining corporations and mining  .capital wero so harried by repeated  .change of policy arid plan by the  government that no confidence  was felt in'the mining industry and  jlittle progress was made.' The  McBride government grasped the  situation. It said we cannot remit the two per cent, tax, but we can  jleave the industry undisturbed for  & period, however, and let it become established.  And mining men recognizing the  .wisdom of the new order of things,  Reeling assured that the new mining laws were to be stable, felt for  fthe first time that their capital was  ^afe. That feeling lent confidence  to their plans and as a result the  ^mining industry ol the Boundary  pidel by the improved price of copper has been put on substantila  basn. But no price of copper  final 1 have done it without the con-  jfide:ice inspired by the policy of  ���������jthe McBride government.  When the Emperor of Brazil via-  jted the Philadelphia. Exposition  and watched the rapid revolutions  of a great Corliss engine which  moved the machinery, he exclaimed  .'���������that machine makes more revolutions a minute than even the  >3 mth Ameaican republics."  But until the advent of McBride  jihe revolutions in British Colombia's mining regulations could  /Jiacount even .the great Corliss en-  ������ine>v .  GREEN'S RESIGNATION  Wilfrid gratify their desire.    No.  When the other day Mr. Ilyman,  who could not as yet have established very confidential relations  with the premier, decided he was  too sick to take the seat he had iu-  gloriously sought for, and the Conservatives asked why, did Sir Wilfrid take them into his confidence?  Did he? And yet with these and  other lessons on what their teacher  declares to be good form, the disciples in the west keep asking "why  did Green leave the Cabinet?"  victory in that conference even if  he did'nt condescend to accept the  sum held out to him.  He got on  record a resolution  which  in  brief says that owing to  ITS PERMANENT PHYSICAL CONDITIONS BRITISH COLUMMA IS ENTITLKU  TO     INCREASED     SUBSIDIES.       Some  day with McBride still at the helm  it will get what he so cleverly led  his associates to admit the province had a.right to.  Weary  Willie will be snowed  under in Vancouver.  There will only bo one Liberal elected on Vancouver Island���������  T. W. Patterson. Victoria will  return four Conservatives.  The Liberal candidate in this  riding explained only a part of his  municipal record at the meeting  Saturday night. The other part  also needs explanation.  THE SOLID SEVEN  Our Grip friend's are very anxious  /ibout <5ree*i's resignation and com.-  plain bjtterly that Mr. McBride  /loes pot take thcin into his confidence regarding the same. If they  were more conversant with the  /stiquetto of cabinets they Would  Jcnow that explanations; jj,re seldom  ���������vouchsafed as to why an officer of  $J*3 prown leaves the cabinet.  Just as the Globe was the Grit  bible and 'as such* sacred by them  until they recalled that it called  Mclnnes a scoundrel and untruthful, and until it applauded the wisdom of the McBride govern then t in  rpgard ��������� to the ' Kaien. Island land  sale, so Sir 'Wilfrid is the prophet  and teacher of this party, and  whajb Sir Wilfrid tliinkri rig}-t,tbey  fboi>fffi'c|*. Well, *did Sir Wilfrid  give on fixpbn ition for the retire-  jn/eijt from his cabinet of the Hon.  fJl/flford Sjflon ? No. When the late  Apdiw G. Blair'retired and the  Conservatives .faked  why, J did Sir  "The Solid Seven" so boastingly  referred to by our Liberal friends  in speaking of British Columbia's  representation in parliament, will  presently come to be applicable to  a new situation. Yale-Cariboo  supposed to be represented in parliament by Mr. Duncan Ross, is a  large district and the representative ought, at this moment be in  his seat in. Ottawa. But at the  behest of the Grit machine he is  having a holiday. He apparently  regards himself as servant of the  machine aud not of the people, and  is today absent from his parliamentary duties, not on the request  of his electors, but of the machine  of which he is a part.  But as we wero about to say,  Yal"-Cariboo is a, large district  aud within its confines seven representatives will be elected to the  local legislature next Saturday.  It looks now as if this seven would  be solid - for McBride. What will  our absent member feel like we  wonder when in the by and by  and his holiday is over he shall  wander back again, and be greeted  by Sir Wilfrid thus: ' "Another  solid seven I see,   but not for us."  Our Grit friends are wondering  whether Smith Curtis will condescend to sit on the same side of the  House with Mclnhes. Yes he  will, for they will both be on the  outside.           The machine has squared things  with R. G. Sidley. He has received an official communication  that a spur will be run from the  main line  his ranch.  of the V., V. &K, to  DID HIM NO REVERENCE  What must have been studied  design, not a mere accident, Mr.  Macdonald in his Greenwood address, made no mention whatever  of Mr. ' Mclnnes���������Lieutenant Mc-  Innes.  Is Mr. Mclnnes so unimportant a  part in the great Liberal design  that the captain can so overlook  his mate ?  Or is Mr. Macdonald so small  that he can possibly feel sore that  Mr. Mclnnes returned to aid in his  fight?  Or is Mr. Macdonald is so zealous for a cause he thinks great  that he disavows its desecration  by Mclnnes?  It would seem to have been better for his party, that is the party  he happens to be at present allied  with, if the Yukon whirlwind, had  been left to whirl on tho banks of  the Yukon. And by tho way the  Vancouver electors are going to do  a little whirling themselves with  Mclnnes next Saturday.  If our Liberal friends who  dubbed Mclnnes a whirlwind, had  called him a sirocco it would have  been more fitting, because the sirocco is a. hot air proposition pure  and simple, blowing over desert  wastes.    We congratulate Mr. Naden  that the results of the approaching  election will in no way interfere  with his plans of going north. If  elected he would feel embarrassed  in leaving his district" unrepresented, and so the electors will  take care and secure a representative that will always be on the  ground.    Very funny that story of how  Naden cornered McBride at Rock  Creek. Very funny the joke of  how McBride explained Green's  retirement. If our Grit friends  were not so anxious to prevent the  election of at least one of what will  be a solid seven in Yale-Cariboo,  they should see that the humor  of the thing is in this that McBride  finding' the ears of his Grit hearers  open for a story of Green, told  them of his efficiency as a minister  BETTER TERMS  The Liberals berate Mr. McBride  for his attitude oh the ''better  terms" question and affect now to  believe that "a better man would  have won, for the province, the  entire case wbich.Miv Macdonald  is said'tp cjajut he prepared so  carefully for Mr,. MpBride. And  yet do they forget tho boast the  leaden* made that Mr. McBride  could never win at Ottawa, against  a Liberal administration ?  Birr Mr.  McBride won a great  Candidate Dynes puts the case of  Socialistic and union opposition out  of court when in reference to his  flag he pleads it meant universal  brotherhood, the races of white,  yellow, brown, red and black all  having the same red color in their  blood. Unhappy brother Dynes,  very unhappy. Cut out either  the brotherhood plea as your excuse for the color, or cut out your  unhappy thrust at Mr. Macdonald  for stopping at an hotel which has  a Chinese cook as you said, but  which we may tell you has a white  cook.    After the drubbing he received  from Premier McBride at Armstrong, Duncan Ross, M. P., made a  bee line for home, and is now  stumping this riding accompanied  by as many Liberals as he can get  to root for him. He had a number of V., V. & E. employees, federal civil servants and other hoodlums at the Midway meeting Monday evening to prevent opponents  from giving their side of the argument. Duncan.is too cowardly to  face even local Conservative speakers on even terms.  When the provincial premiers in  conference at Ottawa, at the instance of Mr. McBride, passed the  resolution of British Columbia's  rights to greater recognition and  gave, undeniable reasons therefor, they gave Mr. McBride and  British Columbia a status that will  be admitted before any tribunal of  the empire. How Sir Wilfrid must  have smiled when he realized the  cleverness of the man from British  Columbia because great men admire greatness even in an opponent. '  TnE province of British Columbia  is no smaller today, and its remote  districts no less difficult to traverse  in winter, than it was in that glorious summer time when the election of Mr. Ross was deferred until the people of Yale-Cariboo could  be cajoled into line, and yet we see  the McBride government calling  elections in every riding on the  same da}'. The McBride government says let the people think'and'  then decide. The Ottawa machine  said let us decide, the electors in  Yale-Cariboo have no right to  think.      .  . The Issue Stated  The provincial government  stands for "better teams". By  this is meant a permanent addition  to the revenue of the province from  the federal treasury. This permanent addition would be available to all and every ministry that  might be in power in the province.  It would not be subject to the  whim of parliament from session  to session.  The opposition stands for larger  appropriations in lieu of better  terms. There would be nothing  permanent about these. They  weuld be subject from year to year  to the whim of the government of  tho day. They would not be available to assist the government of the  province in meeting the steadily  growing expense' of administering  the affairs of the province.  The province is entitled, to  larger annual appropriations, and  it has been shown over and over  again that justice is not done us in  that respect. The Liberals have  been in power at Ottawa for more  than ten years, and if they had  any intention of making oppropria-  tions, in keepingwith the contributions of this province to the Dominion revenue, they have had  ample opportunity to do so.  But the province is entitled to  special consideration because of the  exceptional difficulties attending  the carrying on of the government  by reason of geographical conditions. This, coupled with the fact  that the people of British Columbia are exceptionally large contributes to the federal revenue,  constitutes the basis of the claim  for better terms.  Larger appropriations have nothing to do with better terms.  This is the issue between the  two parties. The Conservatives  claim better terms an J larger appropriations; the Liberals will be  content with larger appropriations  alone.  Upon this issue there can be no  doubt where the very great majority of the people of British Col-  stand. In fact, until Mr: Macdonald defined his position, we do  not suppose that there was any difference of opinion in the province  in respect to better terms,  Mr. Macdonald has gone back  on his own record on this question.  He has done so after consultation  with Mr. Mclnnes. That gentleman came from Ottawa with instructions. Do we do him an injustice when we say that the support of Ottawa to his political  schemes was contingent upon the  abandonment of the claim for better terms? We cannot prove that  it was; but the known facts point  that way.���������Colonist.  An English wit remarked of  English women that while romance  made wrecks of them, marriage  made them look like public build-  buildings.  When you want a monument or  headstone, write to the. Kootenay  .Marble Works, Nelson, B. C.       *  H. BUNTING  CONTRACTOR  AND BUILDER  g  Dealer in ������  1 Windows, Doors, ������  i Turned Work and 1  I |Inside Finish. j  | SHINGLES, BRICK, ETC. |  | MANITOBA ������  I Wood Fibre Plaster I  1 PHONE  65 I  aiiiiiuiiiiiiuiiiiiiiiuiiiiiiiiiiiiuiiiiiiiyiuiiiiiiiuiiiiiiiiiiiiwuuiiiiiiiii.p  The Windsor Hotel  of Grand Forks,  B,  C,  caters to  miners, mechanics and smelter men  A. B. Sloan, Manager.  R.    ROBINSON  Is the only shoemaker in  America who obtained a  medal at the Paris Exposition in 1878 for making the  Best shoes. Boots made to  order; Repairing neatly  executed.  COPPER  STREET, GREENWOOD  STAEKEY & CO.  nelson, b. c.  wholesale  dealers in;  Produce' and   Provisions  BANK OF BRITISH NORTH AMERICA  PAID UP CAPITAL, $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  l    COPPER ST.   -   -   GREEimWOOD, B. C.  -#  3  BANK   OF   MONTREAL  ESTABLISHED  1817.  PAID   UP  CAPITAL, $14,400,000. REST, $10,000,000  UNDIVIDED PROFITS, $801,855.41  General Banking Business Transacted.    Drafts issued on all points, and ColUa-  tions made at lowest rat s.  SAVINGS BAN     DEPARTMENT   \   W. F. PROCTOR,  INTEREST ALLOWED AT CURRENT RATES    JMANAGCR GREENWOOD BRANCH.  RIVERSIDE LIVERY  Good Rigs and Expert Drivers.   Saddle  Horses always ready.   Hay, Grain and  Feed tor sale.  First-class Wood for Sale  GEORGE fl. C^OPLtEY  r  *V������^������^^^%������%%%-V1t^V^������V������^%%^%������VV������������'*J  Craobirook Hotel  S. J.  MICHTON  CRANBROOK, B. C.  Has the largest stock of Pipes, Tobaccoss  Cigars and Smokers' Sundries in the interior of B. C. Mail orders receive  prompt attention.!  B. C.  a Is convenient to all depots, telegraph offices and ^  banks in the, city. . Special attention paid to tourists, 5  commercial and otherwise. The cuisine is excellent, ������  and all gue.sts receive courteous attention.   Touch %  , tne wire when you want rooms reserved  J HOGGARTH & ROLLINS, Proprietors.        ^  4^.^^*V^V^W^W%-9 *&*������^^*vV,|.'^^^*V������^V**^*.-vi  One of the best- appointed workingmen's  Hotels in the City,  The Finest of bars, stocked  with the best Wines,  Liquors and  Cigars,  Lighted throughout with  electricity. Hot and cold  baths.  BATES: .  Board and room $1 per day  b9O9QQ9Q00999&&9Q1i0������2OQQ&������99&9<&8999699Q99999i������9  The Strathedea  Hotel  Strictly first-class Service  &asKzssKX������BCX2S3s,cz:  Fine Tailoring  A Select Stock of Worsteds  Cheviot** aud Tweeds.  TAILOR  Coppbu Stbbet, Greenwood  FURNISHED ROOMS  By day or week ; 82 a week  and up, at the Commercial  .   hotel, Copper street, Greenwood.    Bath Jin connection.  P. POUPARD  DR. MILLOY  DENTIST  67 HASTINGS EAST  VANCOUVER  Ib situated on a slight eminence, just a block from the busy  scenes on Baker street, and is within easy touch of everything in the city.  From its balconies can be seen nearly  a'l the grand scenery that surrounds the beautiful  city of Nelson.     Few hotels in the great west  equal tho Strathcona, and touristsjjfrom  every laud will find within its portals,  all.the essentials that create pleas-   .  ant memories within the  mind of those whoj  travel. '  B. TOriKIINS, rianager  NELSON, BEITISH COLUMBIA.  $0������������8������tfW0������������������O������������������0������������C*,'������0*9������^������  IIWMUBHMIIHU* ip'tmA  1 s  THE ������R������������WOOD" LEDGE,  Greeivrv-ood. B.-C-.'Janv 31 j- J90.7.V *������������������   ijhiiiII-ihiiimW fwiufcuiimim* n-ii ninw inirir���������r rn riirni ���������arniiillfiMiWII  }9a������mm&&������e9QQQmmmo������&oiaQ999em&m<&Q& roeeeM* ������eg  ''4-  King's Liquer Scotch Whiskey j I  12 Years Old  J. W. Rurmcsters White Port.  t  Jas. Benneasy & Co's 3-Star Brandy.  GREENWOOD LIQUOR  CO.  I     IMPORTERS, GREENWOOD, B.C. ���������   ������  %&99������Q9999Q*&9&m&^������Qm������<lia9l������V9V&S>mo������9999m9mm������&������&  ^^MMMEMM  Some Good Float  $15,000 Insurance for $2f.50  The now and up-to-date Tripple Indemnity  Policy of the Ocean Accident and Guarantee  . Corporation, Ltd., the largest accident company in the world.   "Assets over $7,000,000.  FREDERIC W. McLAINE  DISTRICT AGENT, GREENWOOD, B. C.  ThePaGifiGMetel  !  1!  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 Moore & McElroy.  It is open day and night. The dining 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.  His Trust was' Betrayed  F. Augustus Heinze, at a dinner  in Butte, praised a western orator.  . At the start, said Mr. Heinze,  this man- secures the sympathy of  the audience.' To secure sympathy  at'tho start, is very often tho secret  of success.  There wa's,  for "instance, a distracted  fellow  who entered a grocer's shop inid said:  ,��������� I believe I am an injured husband,  sir,  and I desire to verify  my suspicions by watching a house  in the next street.    Bur I can do  this safely ouly from the rear of  of your shop, '   Will you be good  enough to let ma sit by .the open  window there for half an hour. ?  .   The   grocer,   patting the man's  shoulder in kindly fashion, said:  '. To   be   sure, my friend.    Make  yourself at home, and good luck to  you.  Some time passed.- Then the  jealous husband ��������� rushed through  the shop, rolling his ej*es aud muttering:  I'll kill her I I'll go home and  get the gun and kill her now ! ',  Your wife? asked the grocer.  Yes, ��������� groaned the man. My  false wife; my adored May. I cannot doubt her guilt, and before sundown I shall be a murderer.  The grocer tried to detain Him,  but he got away. Nothing happened in the way of murder for an  hour or more, and then, a little  disappointed and . suspicious, the  grocer made an investigation in  the back of the shop, to find that  there had been passed out through  the open window, three tubs of  butter, a crate of eggs, two bags of  flour and a dozen haras.���������Butte  Intermountain.  if you want to hold down hero you  join the Masons. So when I  started in I,joined both Masons  and a Methodists and am getting  along well for both worlds.  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.  Ernest J. ,Cartfer, Prop.  J. G. MELVIN  Late of  SANDON, B. C.  Manufacurin?  Jeweler  Railroad'Standm  Mail Orders Promptly Attended  Expert Watchmaker and Diamond  Setter, Manufacturer of Chains,  Lockets and Rings, Wedding rings  made on short notice. " '  ."'"���������  WORK  GUARANTEED  Opposite Windsor Hotel  P. O   BOX  268  9999G99eO������QeQ09Q09990QQQ<SQQ99Q������9t*m09*9WQGW Ma  :    ^1  PHOENIX, B. C.  Is opposite the Great Northern depot, aud is a delightful haven for tho weary' traveler. Great veins  ofhot 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  otthe liquid refreshment room makes the drinks go  down like' eating fruit in a flower garden. The  sample rooms are the largest in the mountains and  a pleasure to drummers with big trunks.  JAS. MARSHALL, Prop,  Story of Dr. Guthrie  The keenness- of the Scotsman's  grip on Siller, says the Glasgow  Evening News, is seldom used as a  text upon which to base a few re-  remarks, and was done in an exceedingly pawky manner by Mr.  Guthrie, at the opening of the  Springbank TJ. F. church bazaar.  This'well-known banker possesses  much .of the charming humor that  was characteristic of his father,' the  late Rev. Dr. Guthrie.' On one occasion, he related, he was sitting  at a coroner'sinquest at Liverpool,  where an enquiry was taking place  into the circumstances attending  the death by drowning of a man in  tho Mersey. The >body had been  recovered by a Scotsman, and the  judge asked him:if he did nothing  to resuscitate the body." Being a  Scotsman- (Mr. Guthrie-said) the  witness at once emitted a stentorian  Eh." The question was',repeated,  anil then it's purport seemed to  dawn on the exile, as he' inwtantly  responded. Aye, I searched, his  pockets.  -  He" Joined Both  Sam Jones used to tell the following story of how he came to  join the. Masrns and Methodists:  Before I -was a Christian, I  learned one thing, and I want you  to know this: ��������� I was away from  home and robbed on the train. I  had all the money me and my  friend both had.- Ho didn't have  any. They got miue and we got  off at the, next..station. That was  whon I was a sinner and that was  twenty five years ago. ^JJe was a  steward , in.. the Methodist church  and I was a common sinner. When  we got off at the station and  strolled������������������' around there awhile, he  said, Sam, I wonder if there is. a  Mason* in this town. I said, a  Mason ? * I can get some money if  lean find a Mason. I says, ain't  you a Methodist? Oh,-shucks, he  says,' I go to'the Masops, and he  struck out, but in a few minutes  came back. How did yoii come  out? All right, he says, I got it.  Whom did you get it from? A  Mason. Sum, if you want to go  to heaven, joiu the AfethodiatH, bu-t  Tough Ones  Some punning catches are appreciated by a good many people.  Here is an old one that is good:  If a father gave one of his sons  19 cents and the other C cents,  what time would it be?.  The. answer is, Quarter to two.  - And here is one of more recent  birth:  If a postmaster went to a menagerie and was eaten by one of the  wild beasts, what would be the  hour?  Perhaps you'll have to think  thts over a little, yet the answer is  very simple. It is 8 p. m., of  course.  Learn to Say "No."  The ability to say "No"���������to refrain from going with the crowd to  decline to go down the stream���������is  the mark of a. man with strong  character. Such a man is going to  succeed, although he may find it  hard to withstand the gibes and  jeers ��������� and criticisms of his actions.  Our old friend, the law of compensation, comes in here again, for,  in proportion as the man has ability to say "No" and the courage of  his convictions, he is singled out  among the few chosen ones, and  success is already within his grasp.  The manager, of one of the biggest  breweries in the United States has  not tasted liquor of any kind for  over twenty years. There is a  whole sermon in this statement.  Learn to say "No" so that your  decision cannot be doubted.  Scot,   the youngest and prettiest ol  them said:  Sanders, would you just mind  gliding under the bridge and back  so as to test the ice ?  > The half-witted Sanders took off  his hat, and, with a bow and ii  smile, he replied:  -Na,   na!     If I   am daft I ken  manners.    Leddies first. <  NELSON IRON'  B. A. ISA\C  ������.  w. hinton "      ":  In the Year 1950      ,  An interesting forecast of what  sanitary science may have  accomplished in the year  1950 was , given in a paper (taken  as read owing to shortness of time)  by Mr. W. Stansfiold of Manchester, at a recent sitting of the  Sanitary Inspectors' Congress at  Blackpool. The .first part of the  paper was in tho form of a document dated 1950, when, it seems,  we will have advanced so far that  among other blessings���������  The average span of life will  have been lengthened by nearly  ten years.  The weight of the people will  have increased 11 pounds per individual.  The stature will have advanced  materially.  The chest measurement expanded by at least two inches.  People enjoy robust health invariably to a good old age.  Consumption be almost extinct.  A case of cancer a rarity.  Scarcely a man unfit for service  in the army.  Smoke nuisance extinct.  Artificial heat will have superceded domestic fires.  Very few fogs, and these not  dangerous.  No, said Burton Holmes, it  doesn't do to get swelled head and  think you're indispensible to the  welfare of this world.  I was in the lobby of a big hotel  in Cincinnati when a 'bus load of  traveling salesmen came from the  station. Every man of them, as  he signed the register, paused to  shake hand's with the hotel clerk, a  fatherly old fellow who had been  there many y ears.  Ah,said one of them to the clerk,  its a good thing your'e on deck,  Uncle Dave; I don't think the  house could run without you.  Couldn't it, just! said Uncle  Dave. You fellows would come  in here, and if there was a strange  clerk, you'd say, where's Uncle  Dave ?  And the clerk would say, why,  didn't you hear ? He died a month  ago.  And then youM say, Well, I'll  be darned. , That's too bad. Say,  when'll dinner be ready.  ENGINEERS AND   CONTRACTORS  FOUNDERS AND  JvlACHINIsfs  Repairing^and Jobbing, executed with Despatch.  Sheet Metal Work, Mining and Mill Machinery- r - "���������'���������]  Manufacturers of Ore Cars, R.R. Contractors'Cars  Corner of Hall aud Front Streets     .'      ��������� " .;  Phone 59 NELSON,  B. O. P.O. Box 173  THE MIGflEL HOTEL  Still retains its supremacy as thi<   oest hotel in the Kootenays...  Ostermoor Mattresses  [Clean linen arid Good'Cooking  Excellent hunting in season.    Good trout-fishing in the Elk;  river and neighboring streams.    Address all communications to  gThomas Crahan, Manager,"Michel, B. (J.  wmmm  Pat Shaughnessy, hearing that  the the bank in which he kept his  savings had failed, rushed around  with the bank-book and demanded  all the money. The paying teller  straightway began to count it out.  Oh, ye've got it, have ye?said  Shaughnessy with a sigh of relief.  Kape it, then. Oi don't want it  as long as ye have it.  I saw the oddest freak the other  day, says the man with the honest  eyes and the trustworthy face.  A three-legged cat, we ask smilingly.  No. It was a chicken that had  fur instead of feathers.  Fur?  Yes. It was hatched from a  cold storage egg.���������Life.  THE ARLINGTON  COPPER ST. GREENWOOD  None'butthe best brands  of liquors and cigars.  Morning bracers and  and evening hyballs always within easy reach  of the 'barkeep."  C. A. DEMPSEY prop.  A. D.  Develop your sweet taste by  using  Montgomery's  Confections, High Class  Chocolates, Fruit . Tablets,  Nougats, etc':  The MONTGOMERY CO.  .  NELSON, B. C.  F. M. LAMB  .   PROVINCIAL LA!VO SURVEYOR  GREENWOOD   B.  C.  GRAND FORKS  Jeweler and Optician, dealer iu  Fine Watches, High-Class Jewelry,  Diamonds, etc.  F. F- ME8SCHER  '     MERCHANT TAILOR     -   .  Silverton, B. C.  Smith���������My wife is a ventriloquist.  Jones��������� Ventriloquist ?  Smith���������Yes. She throws her  voice, you know. '  Jones-'-On, that's it, eh ? Now  what would you call my wife? She  throws the first thing she gets her  hands on."���������Chicago Daily News.  Dangers of Hyperbole���������Belle  (giggling)���������That young man I  just danced with is perfectly killing.  Nell (shocked)���������For heaven's  sake, don't call him that. Why,  he's a doctor.���������Baltimore American.  The Man and the Price���������Hixon  ���������I dropped a penny in front of a  blind beggar this morning, just to  see what would happen.  Dixon���������Did he pick it up?  Hixou���������No. He said, make it  a dime, boss, and I'll forget that  I'm   blind.���������Chicago Daily News.  The Kootenay Saloon  Sandon, B. C, has a line of nerve  bracers unsurpassed in any mouo-  tain town of the Great West. A  glass of aquajpura given free with  spirits menti."  NELSON EMPLOYMENT AGENCY  Nelson, B. C.  Mines,    Mills,   Hotels,  etc.,  furnished with help.  O. LOVE, MANAGER  ��������� Is the home for all' tourists  and millionaires visiting New  Denver.   British J'Columbia.  HEHHY   STEGE,   PROPB,  J. E. Cameron,  -    Leading Tailor of the  Kootenays.  Sandon, B. C.  KASLO HOTEL  KASLO B. C,  Is a comfortable home for all  who travel to that city.  COCKLE & FAPWORTIL  T^EJVIOflT HOUSE  Nelson. B. C, is run on the  the American and European  plan. Nothing yellow about  the house except the gold in  tf-e safe.  Mevlonc  Daft, but Canny  Frederic Irland, stenographer of  the House of Representatives, at  the convention at Atlantic city, of  the National Association of Stenographers, said, according to an exchange, and apropos of a rash  course:���������  I can't approve of this actiou because I am a foe to rashness. In  handling the affairs of a great body  of men I believe in prudence and  and carefulness. I am almost as  prudent and careful as the weak-  minded Soot of Peebles.  This Scot, a Billy look on his  face, was skating near the famous  iron bridge of Peebles on a wintry  day.  Somo young ladies wished to  ekato under tho bridge, but they  did not know whether tho ice was  eafo or not.   So, approaching the  We're goin' ter have int'restin'  services up to the church today,  said the first farmer during a Kansas drought, the parson's goin' ter  pray fur rain.  So? gruuted tho other. Quite  a crowd o' yo goin', ain't thar?  Yeh. We've got a deal o' faith  in onr minister��������� *  So? I ain't seen noneo'ye  carryiu'umbrellas.  Blue Prize, Henry Vane,  Columbus and Havana Ark  CIGARS  are Union Made Cigars, made by W. P.  Kilbourne & Co., Winnipeg and sold on  the road by GEORGE HORTON.  !&  Tncgilfas.  The Hotel Slocan  The Kootenay Belle is not  smoked in the cent belt. That  pleasure is reserved for those who  dwell in the great west.  E. W. WIDDOWSON  PROVINCIAL ASSAYER and  METALLURGICAL-CHEMIST.  Gold Silver Copper or Lead, each,.{Si oo  Gold-Silver,...ji 50   Silvcr.Lcad. .$1.5*  Zinc. ,$2.00    Gold Silver with copper or  lead.,|j.50.  rrotnpt attention  given  to all samples  25 per cent, discount upon five samples  IBAKBK^r., NBCSON.  JP,0, Drawer, no3. Phone, A67  Three Forks, B.C, is the leading  hotel of the city. Mountain trout  and game dinners a specialty.  Rooms reserved by telegraph.  Hugh Hi yen. Prop.  INDUSTRIAL WORKERS OF THE  .    WORLD .  ���������   GREENWOOD LOCAL NO. 31 1  Meet's first and third Wednesdays of every  month in Eagles Hall at8 p. m.   Visiting  members cordially invited to atteud.  Frank Spearing, Fin. sec'y,  Edgar W. Dynks, President.  THE MAIL STAGE  M; Gillis, Prop.  GREENWOOD TO  FERRY, WASH.  Leaves   Greenwood  at    6:30  ��������� a', m. each day.    Returning,  leaves   Ferry   on   arrival of  Great Northern train. Olliiceat  ROSSLAND   HOJEL  Copper Street  Choice  Fruit  LANDS  For Sale at $10, $i2 and %\b  Per Acre.  R. J. STEEL  NELSON. B. O  Pacific Coast Grown  Seeds, Fruit and Ornamental  . Tree.������. Grecnhouso and  Hardy Flants. Bee Supplies. ��������� Fertilizer*". Implements.   Catalogue Free  M. J. HENRY,  VANCOUVER, B. C.  0/Iice, 3010 Westminster Road  MBilljglliaM*MliUMmiiuiaini������iiiMitiiiwiMi win 'Greenwood, B. C., Jan.-Si, 1907.  THE G-RE12SW/0������U fDEDG^.  XEZsAiXEZ  ���������������!"t.')!.l������������W,1..'J'.������lil.'IW������'l^^������fl<Wmil"ll"l������-*t*"1 t   >'    ������M|I  r������>������liniWi   IU   il )        il      IU  iiimn<������������iwi������j  For nice cnmfaijtalile.roomp, best  nrnished in the ovty; try tlie.Clar-'  endoij ^ott>*.    'Rates reasonable.  Just arrived a ls-irge. consignment of granitewarc in saucepans  and cook lots,; all sizes.- A nice line of Nickel-Copper Tea Kettles  ,in sizes Nos. 4, y, 0, 7, 8 and 5). Also the Marion Harland tea.'  .and coffee .pots- in n,ickei-copper, Have you tried one tf our  cereal cookers? If not, better have one. The best thing out;!  Get pne of our 'Bread Makers and save a lot of hare] work. Vyill  4o the work ,in .three minutes which usually takes h.alfan hour.  If y:ou are looking for dinner sets we have them from 8.1(5 to ������40 '  ~mmr-*rm.nw*m n  SSELL=LAW=6AULFI  M5  XjI'MTITBD.  Grqceries, Ea.rqlw.a-re, .Clothing and Gents' Furnishings.  Tlic-Miigdalu is.one'of the cigars  .tliati,is',inaking Nelson famous,  A ibox of Magdajla .cigars is a  gift -that.wiH -be ,aj^r.eeia4ie<9 by a  smoker.  7  Regular .monthly meetings of  Greenwood lodge, No. 2S, A. F. &  A. M. are held on the first Thursday in ,each .month, in Fraternity  hall, AV.ood block, Government St.,  Greenwood. Visiting brethren are  cordially invited to attend.  ;E. G. Warren* W. M.  J. S. Birnie, Secretary.'  ��������� ������������������  ffelsoH  -The Summers Stock Go. is .one  /Jf the best 8h,ows that ey.er played  in Nelson, and yet it did apt lay  up a cent in .this city.  For . its banquets the Hotel  fttrathcona is rapidjy o-btajnj.ng a  Reputation.  I) J. Kobertsou ,& Go. bought a  ibuilding on Vernon street last  tweok for 8J.G00. ft will tie used  /for a mattress factory.  J).m Alton waj3 in the city last  $/e ;k and 8,pld a lot of water pip-  jug to the Blue   Bell mine.  ���������  A. I>. "Wheeler has taken a lease  and bond upon two claims near the  Blue Bell.  A 250 ton concentrator is to be;  ���������built.oJb the Blue Bell miue.  During' the month two pioneers,  ������>i Johns and Bob Lemon have  ������on,e <������ push clouds with the  angels.  .Crouse has opened his drug  .store on Baker St.  All right, but I've got to have  something to lean against. I'll  just step out.to the bar.  Oh, John, said Mrs. Popley, you  must raise a pair of those long side  whiskers.  What! exclaimed Popley, why, I  thought you detested that sort of���������  Yes, but Mr. Dubley was here  today. lie has them, you know,  ind it was just too cute to see the  way baby pulled them.  He'll Be There  ���������Tb,8 Liberals jest about Premier  McBride carrying the case of "better terms" to London, and the  iunny njen of the funny Grit papers caricature him in the act.  ���������They laugh at it as a thing impossible for him to_ get his case entered there. They forget that Sir  ^Vilfrid told the conference, of  premiers that before effect could  J>e givven to their recommendations  ihe s&jfie niiysfc be referred to the  imperial authorities. L? Mr. McBride such a pigujiy compared with  .the men at Ottawa, and is our case  .so trivial, that when Sir Wilfrid  presents pur case in London our  cause will Djot be heard and our  ���������premier .will not be recognised ?  The Better Terms question  .won't go to the privy coun.cil nntil  British' Columbia is tendered more  jthan .the miserable dish of pottage  offered Mr. McBride.  lit..  J. I. Fceney leaves today for  Nelson, ,and will be married at  p\r. p place to Miss McQueen, formerly of ,-Cjfreemvood. The Ledge  wishes the young couple happiness  ^and prosperity.  Losjfc���������Between tho skating rink  and government oflice, a lady's  gold watch. Keward will bs giyen  .to Jperson returnjug parae to The  Ledge oflice.  Not So Ardent���������Miss Ascum���������  you're still engaged to Jack, 1  j&uppose?  Miss Cuddles���������Certainly.  Miss Aecuni ���������And does he love  y >u as much as ever?  Miss Cuddles���������Gracious I No.  How could he? You know he  broke his jigbt arm tho other .day.  ���������FliiladehJhia Press.  Mother��������� Tommy, what did I say  Fd dp to ypu if you tout bed that  iini again.  Tominy'^ty'tiy, r-SS funny, jna,  ������.lmfc y,pu should tffrgct too, I'm  blamed if J can remember.  Now, George, tlie next number  (on the program is a patriotic song,  iA.'id 1 want you to stoni).  Mr. Dabster Insiocks���������What  are compressors used for at the  mines, Guy?  Mr. Wise Guy���������To supply air.  Mr. D. I.���������Hot or cold ?  Mr. W. G.���������Cold, of course.  Thc promoters furnish all the hot  air needed.  r OR  SALE.  Laying hens and pullets.  Thoroughbred White Wiandottes  and White Leghorns. Apply to  L. B. HODGE,  K-imberley Avenue.  Teacher���������Can any one tell me  what a palmist is?  Scholar���������I know teacher. Its a  woman who uses her hand instead  of a slipper.  NOTICE  \T0TICK Is heroin- civen Unit (lie C.inndiiin  il I'liciiir Jtiilluay ConilKiin us'two of tlie  Loluniliiii ,-x11��������� 1 Wiistl-rii liiiilu-nv lias ilii-. dny  iilc-il in tliu J);-iirict I.hikI I'ogfstr.t OfilCu at  Ku looju ai'liui. profile, timl buok of rffiwoiic-L-  showing nro|i"i������sil Incatiixi of a hraiicn line to  the West Kooiunay Pou-i'i" and Iifulit ('oiii|i:iny'.-  siili~.>iitloii ni-.-ii- "tho Uity of Ciccuu-uud in the  province of HiitKli Cnltmiti'ii. nnd that four  woek.-i nftur lliis dato llm saitl Canadian raciliu  Kailivay Ci'.ni|iany intunds 10 apply to tilt  Hoard of Railway Co.iimi-fioncra Irn- Canada  imtii-r section 1V:'i of ill-.- Railway Act for uutlior-  it> to t-oii.������titii-t ilic said branch.  Dated iMs 10th t'ay of Januarv. 1M7.  R. MARl'OLE  J9-S3 Cuncial Suii-rluteiulciit.  Mountaineer and Kootenay Standard Cigars.  Made by  3. & Cbclin $ ^o., nelson  Waterproof Paints.  Coal Tar, Pitch,  Creosote, Oils for  Preserving Timber,  Roofing, Pitch  And Paints.  Nelson Coke aud Gas Co.. Ltd.  Hungarian  Flour  Is not a new flour on the  market.   It has been in use  for years.   Ask for a sack in  your next order    .  Guaranteed by the  Alexander  Milling Co'y  BRANDON, MAN.  The Reception Hotel  In Camborne gives - all its patrons  the purest food, drink and 'cigars.  James Lindsley* Prop.  3IINEKAI. ACT  Certificate of Improvements  NOTICE  Brnndi'iilifrKer   Mineral  Claim. hIIiiiIp in Hi ���������  ('n-Giiwoiri!   Mining Division of Vi'ePist-  ric-t.     Whtie In- uti-il:���������On   Mi-cr������    Croi-K  ntioiit   half  a   milj  from tliu Iiitcrnaiioiiul  linunilaiy line.  'PAKE  notice that I, J.ihn Chsrli'.i I-'cc   Frpr:  1  Miner's   Orriiica e   Xo.    it   lilTl.   iittvnd.  3i.\tv days from the date tn-rocf. to iiinilv  lo the  Min'uiK Use irder for a Ci-ititii:ati-. of linmove-  menti,, for the iuirpo^e of obtaining iu JCrown  Grant of ilie abovu claim.  And further take notice that action under  section .'17 :mi������t be i-mninpiu-i-il hi-ftuv the  UBuitm-e of such Ui-riilii-itir of imprnvi-uii'iir  D.-itud tills  IJtl. dav of .lanu-i-v. A  D . l!m7.  -S3 J'OIl-N UII.VKM-a liEK  IWIMMHIB-WI-WiraB^MBM-t*^^  TENTH  ANNUAL  Winter Caraival  =PIVE DAYS=  Feb. 12, 13, 14. IS and 16  5 Gjand Trophies, and ������2,000 in prizes.    Two h;ind3  in attendance,  HOCKEY, SNOWSHOEING,  TOBOGGANING. SKI-ING,  SKATING KACES, CURLING  Horao Racing, JJtasqucrading, Tug of War, Etc.  ������������������������������������i   ���������������������������     ii 11.. i    ������������������-������������������...ii    ���������     ���������������������������������.., ������������������r.     ������������������u.���������      ��������� ��������� ���������  ������������������        ���������    ���������'���������"   ������������������ n     i.  Reduced Railway Rates.      For further particulars apply to  J. S. C. "FUASER, President. E. ADAMS. Secretary  GOO  SAVE THE KI.VG.  DOME HOTEL  ANACONDA  Is just a few minutes' walk from  the center of Greenwood, and a  convenient place to drop in at the  end of a walk. Convenient to the  smelter and provides tho public  with  EDS  OARD AND  EVERAGES  W. B. THOMSON  FRANK   FLETCHER  PROVINCIAL LAND SURVEYOR  NELSON. B. C.  Pioneer  |"lotel...  Gfeenxxiood, B. C  The oldest hotel in the  Citv, and stilll under the  same management. Rooms  comfortable, meals equal to  any in the city, and the bar  supplies only the best. Corner of Greenwood and Government streets.  J. W. Nelson  -Made from Selected Varns, fast colors  correct- weight, for. Ladies, Misses or   .  Children,   in   Wool  or  Cashmere.,       * "  REMNANTS AT HALF PRK E.  AT THE BIG STORE  The Hunter-Kendrick Co.  LIMITED.  THE CANADIAN BANK  OF COMMERCE  PAID DP .CAPITAL, 810,000,000. KJCSKKVI! FUNIJ, 85,000,000.  B. E. WALKER. Gen. Manager.    ALEX. LAIRD, Asst/Gen., Man.,  Branches Throughout Canada, and in the United States  and England.  A General Banking Business Transacted.    Accounts may he opened by  -.  ' mail with all branches of this Bank.  r - r  Savings Bank Department.  Deposits of SI and upwards received, and interest allowed at current  rates.    The depositor is subject to no delay, whatever in  the with-,  drawal of the whole or any portion of the deposit.  J T. BEATTIE Acting Manager Greenwood Branch.  The.  C������������QC0C'*#3������@������������������aCe'ra������<*raQO������K>2^3  MM������������w������iwi������wii������ijwj^iij.jiiiMit'aMii������i������irnmiTiwyAT-,'ui-in?^.-aj������vr>ryT^^������T^yrrt7^������.-%jr.-i������i������������  fl  e  Dealers in  Fresh and Salt JVIea'rs, pish and Potiltpy ������  . <s  Shops in nearly all the towns of Boundary and |  the Kootenay, |  HARDY & CO  Midway  Dealer in Dry Goods, Groceries, Jioots and Shoes,  etc., etc.  ������063  %QQten@y Engineering Works  NELSON, B. C,  Founder;-', Jfachiiiists and Iron Workers,   Makcra of the Crawford  Ae-'isil Tropr).   Castings, JBuildcrs'  Ufatcrials,  Mill  and Mining Machinery  P. 0. BOX 403. B. C. TRAVI5, MANAGER.-  EXCURSION  RATES  ROSSLAND  WINTER CARNIVAL  FARE AND ONE-THIRD  TOR THE ROUND TRIP  I'rom Revclstokc, Feniic and all  intermediate and branch  line points.  ON SALE LIMIT  February ii to 16.      February 18  BEALEv INVESTMENT AND TRUST CO.. LTD  Gko. R. Nade.v, Manager.  Farm lands, timber-limits, mineral cl dms, mining stocks  and shares. City real estaie bought, sold and exchanged.  Call and see our list.  aRBB.N"WOOD,   B.   C  Good accommodation and  reasonable rates. One of the  best supplied bars in the city.  Dining room and lunch  counter in connection.  Sater & Johns, Proprfetors  COPPER ST., GREENWOOD.  For .detailed information, apply (o  j������jcal ttjfcnts,  E. ,1, VOtLK, A. O. P. A.  .���������ViwoouVer  J. 8. CAIITKK, V. V. A���������  Nelion.  <vflktMfv'4' *y%/%*%/y% %���������  About  Float  Float is not a periodical.  It is s book containing 86  illustrations, all told, and  is filled with sketches and  stories of western life. It  tells how a gambler cash-  in after the flash 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 '03; bow the  saloon man outprayed tho  women in Kalamazoo, and  graphically depicts tho  roomings of a western editor amongst the tender-  feet in the cent belt. It .  contains the early history  of Nelson and a romance  of the Silver King mino.  In it aro printed three  western poems, and dozens of article too numerous to mention. Send  " for one before it is too  late. The price is twenty*  five cents, postpaid to any  part of the world. Address all letters to  /?. T. Lowery  NELSON, B, C,  The richest, newest and best line  of furniture that ever hit the city.  THE GHEAPEST FOR THE MONEY.  .    .      A l/WHiTE&CO".  PH.ONr    16.  SUBSCRIBE NOW.  Fresh Vegetables, Fresh JS^s  and Finest" Creamery Butter  always in stock. Bect\ Pork,  Mutton, Poultry   list Quality.  '������  ���������  l9  iJiwtl  Supplies electricity for Powor, Lijrhfc, Heating  and -/entilation. Power Furnished to mine.s  for hoisting and air-compressor plants, with a  guarantee that the service will be continuous.  Got our rates before completing your estimates  <���������>  :>*'  "I.-**!* >.^ff.-41;.,fH.*W.ff*������������

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