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 It    ' ' ' ' I ' ,   ' .        l' '       ''-        '-''.     "     '    "'''"-'     ''   k'^    &$&:  yT^*^:*?y������ -'' feZ^L^-  .''.   i  WITH   WHICH   IS   INCORPORATED  THE   BOUNDARY  CREEK   TIMES.  legislative SliX ;  Cv  ���������*     *>' -       "*    .     ' ' 'v *<    ,     *-"��������� '-*-"!3  pTORIA, B*  /,*"M*jj>  <   \  '  , ,        Id  Voi,.. 'xyiii. '.',-.  . i  GREENWOOD, B. C, THURSDAY, -JULY 13, 19H.  ^Specialties  --. '     '       We invite your inspection of the following:  . ~ <   (t .'-  r i      . * -    * *   /        t  Dalton's Lemonade. : -    -';. C.'&B. Lemon Sauash  -      Raspberry, Black and Red Currant Vinegar - .  Montserat Lime Juice:   - . - * Welsh's Grape Juice  " ������ ���������   - -  FRESH FRUIT ARRIVING DAILY =  fS      . -      i . ���������*���������  THE STORE OF PLENTY)  RUSSELL-LAW-CAULFIELD Co,, Ltd., GREENWOOD, B. C.  ANGLER'S COMPLETE OUTFIT  '���������.':' HAMMOCKS :--   ���������    FROMO$3.00 TO $7.50    ��������� -i���������  .BASE  BALL   SUPPLIES  Greenwood's   Big .Furniture Store  WE ARE,SHO WING, SOME OF THE VERY "CATEST IN  idisoii Phonographs and  : = Records=  xF.our, .Styles of Machine in Stock,   All prices the same  -, ���������    as in,Vancouver or Winnipeg,  "also Xgents for;vigtor gramophones  T. M. GULLEY & Co.,  Opposite Hqstofflce.'; :-\   GREENWOOD, B. C.  '   *     Phone 27  THE CANADIAN BANK  j       OF COMMERCE  !   " SIR EDMUND WALKER, C.V.O.,' LL.D., D.C.L, PRESIDENT  ALEXANDER LAIRD, GENERAL MANAGER  CAPITAL, - $10,000,000  !���������I-  REST, - - $8,000,000  TRAVELLERS' CHEQUES  Issued by The Canadian Bank of Commerce are the most convenient  form ia which to carry money when travelling.' * They are negotiable  everywhere, self-identifying, and the exact amount payable in the principal foreign countries is printed on the face of every "cheque. The  cheques are issued in denominations of  $10, $20, $50, $100 and $200, A*235  and may be obtained on_ application at the Bank.  In connection with its Travellers' Cheques The Canadian Bank of  Commerce has issued a booklet entitled "Information of Interest to those*  about to travel", which will be sent free to anyone applying for it.  SAVINGS  BANK  DEPARTMENT  J. T. BEATTIE, Manager.        -      Greenwood Branch.  1 Plumbing and Tinsmithing I  9**~ "      ' I     ���������MMMMMWHMHHMMMMnlMHMWnM-i-l-^MWMMMI ZZZ  B #     I have opened a Plumbing and Tinsmith.- ~5  B ing shop in connection with my Carpenter =2  B shop, on Government street, Greenwood. The ~|  B plumbing and tinsmithing department will be ~5  . B under the charge of George Clerf, and orders 3  B are solicited from all parts of the district. g  I PTE H. H. McARTHUR 1  ^iuaitiuiiiiiuiiiiiiuiiiiiiiututiiiiiiiiiuiiuuutiiaiimiiiiiK  jG-ee Wlm  FREEZERS,   'White.Mouatain'  6 quart, new, was $6.50 is $5 20  12---.,,       old      ��������� 15.00  12   ��������� ,,       ���������    8.00  1 !Wonder'6 qt, old, 3.50  1'Gem'      4 .,    ���������,   3.00  Refrigerators  A, old, large       . ��������� 10.0D  . medium size     ,, 16.00  LAWN MOWERS  large, good order 8.00  ORGANS ��������� 35.00  ���������    _ ,, 50.00  GRAPHOPHONES  Columbia ., 18.00  Disc     "- ,, 25.00  PIANOS (4)  10.85  '   5 00  2.50  1.50  6.0O  ,12.00  5.00  20.00  35.00  10.00  18.00  s Around Home i  $125.00 up  Sec our line of House Furnishings  a, i.  Phone 16   Greenwood, B. C.  f^M1^V%%M4^V^'V^  Yon. can buy for the nest  THIRTY    DAYS  $18.00  Suits for $15 00  20.00  22.00  25 00  28 00  16.00  17*50  20.50  23.00  W.   ELSON,  Lr MERCHANT TAILOR. I  SPECIALS  PASTRY BAKED DAILY AND  .  ALWAYS FRESH.  OGII-VIE'S  ROYAL HOUSEHOLD FLOUR  49 pound sack, #2.00  OGILVIE'S ROLLED OATS  8 pound s^ck, 40 cents  COPPER STREET.  WATCH OUT!  Something is going to happen,  and "Time" only will tell  the story.  YOU "WATCH"  OUR "TIME"  whenever you consult a timepiece bought here.  REAL TIMEKEEPERS  AT MINIMUM COST  are what everyone gets who  buys a watch of us. Grand  stock to select from.  A. LOGAN & Go  GREENWOOD.  IS  LIKE  A  STREETCAR  tiv\  -rooms ro r.i*T  In the Swayno House, Silver  Street. Clean, private and comfortable rooms in a quiet locality  at reasonable rates. Hot and cold  baths free to guests.  If you want to know what Ferry  was like in the boom days, send 10  cents to tho Ledge oflice for a copy  of Lowery's Claim, of Dec. 1905.  If you want a bargain in old newspapers call at thc editorial rooms of  The Ledge.  99^Q^V>-li>'K>A>'T>'A>'V>&i?T>%������'9  ' $10 buys a Graphophone, A. L.  White.  The Overseas Club meets next  Monday. ���������*���������' **  W. A. Keith of Beaverdell is  in the city.   '  ^  ;  J,' R. Jackson, M. P. P. was in  town this-week.   ���������������  Monday was payday at the  Boundary mines.  Jed Summers was in Greenwood last Tuesday.  Dr. H. S. Simmons is spending  this week in the city.  Ernest Russell left Tuesday  for a yisit to Vancouver.  The Boy Scouts'received their  new khaki uniforms this week.  Ernest Miller of Grand Porks  was in Greenwood early this  week.   For ' Rent���������Furnished houses,  pianos, sewing machines. A. L.  White.  H. W. Farmer of Rock Creek  was a visitor in Greenwood on  Tuesday.  L. A Smith has completed the  improvements to his residence in  Anaconda. ,   .  After many delays summer  weather seems to'have arrived in  Greenwood.  Ed Lewis7*wife and family of  Freewater,*-"**Qregon are visiting*  A. U White.  _ R. J. Long of Nelson, provincial timber inspector, was in .the  city this weejj.    .  Joe Walsh was buried last Friday ot the expense of the provincial government.  Chris Crowley left Tuesday for  Vancouver, where he expects to  spend several weeks. '  Wm. Farrell of Phoenix has  been declared insane, and will be  taken to the asylum.  Several landseekers have visited Rock Creek this week with a  view to investing there.    *���������  J. T. Beattie ..manager of the  Canadian Bank of* Commerce has  returned from Kamloops.  Wild strawberries are now ripe  in considerable numbers in the  less frequented city lanes.  The glare of the local tennis  courts has been removed by applying a coat of lamp-black.  R. Schulli, section foreman of  the C. P. R. has been transferred  from Greenwood to Cascade.  Judge J. R. Brown of Grand  Forks was attending county  court in Greenwood on Monday.  Chas. Dempsey who underwent  a serious operatron for_ cancer of  the lip on.Monday is doing well.  A marriage licence was issued  on July 7 to Alex S. McLeod and  Mrs Alice Rabb, both' of Phoenix.  Sam Larson is rapidly recovering from the effects of his* adventure in Kettle River last  week.  A marriage license was issued  on July 6 to Plenry Brough, and  Miss Mary Weasar of Molson,  Wash.  Some 500 men are now employed by the Kettle Valley railway on construction above Rock  Creek.  A marriage licence was issued  on July 8 to Paul Oscar Shurson  and Miss Ethel Hood, both of  Midway.  Tom Willey of Hedley called  at the Ledge office on Monday,  en route to Nelson, on important  business.  Mrs. T. S. Palmer was able to  leave the hospital Saturday evening, aud is rapidly regaining  her health.  Mrs. I. A. Dinsmore is progressing favorably. She was operated  on last Thursday for cancer of  the left breast-  Alex Martin, old time pros-  prospector in the Boundary, is on  a visit to his old home in Prince  Edward Island.  Examinations under the auspices of the St. John's ambulance society were held at Eholt  yesterday by Dr, McLean.  Martin Burrell, M. P. was a  visitor in Greenwood' last week.  He intends making a trip to the  coast before bis return to Ottawa.  Mrs. W. G. McMyun and Miss  Alice McMynti returned on Saturday's -stage from a visit to  Spokane. They report a very  pleasant trip.  Fred J. Longw'orth has been  transferred from the Napoleon  mine to the local works, and  moved to Greenwood with Mrs.  Longworth last week.    ',  The newly planted orchards  near Rock Creek are in a thriving condition,  and  the   season  promises to be  an exceptionally  good one for the fruit growers.  R. Haney of' Victoria, government road bridge inspector, was  in Greenwood this week. He is  making a tour of inspection of  all the bridges iu the province.  Over thirty Free Masons of  the Greenwood Lodge attended  St. Jude's Episcopal church in a  body last Sunday. The vicar  preached a special sermon on the  subject. "Am I my brother's  keeper?"  On account of notice not having been filed in time, the application for expropriation of right-  of-way through the lands of  Mark Smith by the Kettle Valley  Railway Co. was abandoned,'  with costs against the company.  The Boy Scouts returned from  their encampment on the Kettle  River a few miles above Midway  last Saturday. There were seven Scouts aud the scout-master,  Rev. Hilton, and the encampment was a great -success in  every way.  f A body tound ia the Columbia  river at Pasco, Wash., was positively identified as that of Martin Lundquist, late foreman at  the Napoleon mine, who disappeared at Marcus, Wash, some  time ago. Mr. Lundquist was  well known in the Boundary.  In the appeal before His  Honor, Judge Brown-from Magistrate Hallett, under .the Summary ' Convictions "act" "A. S.  Black represented the appellant  W. C. H. Wilson, and E). 'Miller  and C, J. Leggatt the respon-  dant F. W, McLaine. The  appeal was dismissed with costs  on the grounds that notice of the  appeal was not given in time.  Last Sunday there was 'a tennis match between Grand.Forks  and Greenwood, played on the  Greenwood    courts. Messrs.  Frupp, Campbell, Manning, Hoad  and Lee represented Grand  Forks, while Messrs. Loring, Mc  Mynn, McLaine, Meyer, Walsh  and Charlton played for Greenwood. Greenwood won four out  of six in the doubles, while the  single match was won by Grand  Forks.- -  5 Western Float  H  t  yff-9^9  Stove wood is $5 a cord in  Vernon. . ,,  An opera house is to be built An  Stewart.  'Quesnel has bought a 400 pound  fire bell. r  D.  E. McLennan of Chilliwack  lias .bought  an  automobile.'   He',  formerly .kept  an   hotel' in New  Denver. , ;       *  'Joe Laselle the trapper, recently  captured two very large grizzly  bears and brought them to ,Bar-  kerville.  has been started  ' pool  rooms are  in  Pentie-  or-  A China town  at Wallaehin.  " In Merritt the  open on Sunday.  The Hotel Penticton  ton is being enlarged.  Miss Davies has again opened  bakery in Abbotsford.  An Orange lodge has been  ganized at Sumas City.-'  There is a street in Fort George  ualled Houston avenue.  The city of Fernie is importing  its coal from Lundbreck.'  It is estimated that Vernon now  has a population of 3,500.  Spring lambs bring 86.50 a carcass in New Westminister.  A board of trade has been organized at Port Hammond.*  Penticton has ** installed  a   fire  bell that weighs 300 ponnda.  *  Several   blind   pig   proprietors  were recently fined in Hazelton.  This season the record eateh of  soekeye salmon, at the mouth' of  the Skeena river was 230" fish for  one boat.  Two evangelists travelling by  the bicjele route ��������� have recently  been trying to convert, the people  in Fernie. % -  H. H. Hill was given four  months in jail, for selling a Hope  barber shop that did not exist, to  Bill Walsh.   . '  The Provincial government will  put in a ferry between Mission City  and   the   opposite   shore   of   the-  Fraser river.  There are 135 teams and freighting outfits hauling supplies over  the Caribou road, from Ashcroft  toward Fort George.  This'summer a turkey gobbler  near Creston has hatched a 'batch' *  ofyonng turkeys,  and is raising "  them with great care.  About the only things open in ,-  Vancouver on Sundays   are   the  churches, ice cream parlors,  and '  the gates at Stanley Park.  Charles Hawthorne of Cheam received $168 for the milk of eleven ',  ���������      UUxUUU.         v^v, xv,..  ,UQ linns. ui eieven  R. H. Wjnny of the Nicola Val- C0WS in Ma^   The milk was sold  Exhibition of Water Colors  ,An exhibition and sale of British Colifmbia scenes in water  colors by Matthews of Toronto  will be heldln the Star Theatre  at 8 p. m., Friday, under the  auspices of the Ladies Auxiliary  of St. Jude's church. Refreshments and ice cream will be  served.   Admission free.  FIRE PREVENTION  Victoria, B. C. ���������An analysis of  the causes operating to   produce  forest fires, by which to date  the  citizens of British Columbia have  lost   probably     $80,000.000���������last  year alone the direct loss and cost  of protection aggregated $859,915���������  shows that  next   to  carelessness  with camp-fires, similarly cz-iminal  carelessness in the   operation   of  donkey engines in logging camps  is largely responsible for the yearly worse than waste.     In connection with this particular phase of  the lamentable carelessness which  has proven and is proving so expensive to the people of British  Columbia, it would be well indeed  for everyone in any way identified  with  the lumbering industry    to  note just what the legally   pre-  sribed regulations are which govern the operation of donkey engines in logging   camps.     These  read as follows:  Any person or persons using or  operating a donkey engine in connection with logging operations  shall see that all brush and inflammable matter is removed for a  spade of not less than fifty (50)  feet on all sides thereof.  There shall be available at each  donkey engine in use during the  dry season a supply of water of  not less than four hundred (-������00)  gallons, such amount to bo obtainable at all. times therein; together  with twelve (12) large galvanized-  iron buckets to be kept exclusively for fire protection purposes, and  in a convenient position therefor:  There shall also be available and  kept solely for fire-protection purposes six (6) good shovels and  three (3) good mattocks, and located in a suitable position therefor;  In addition to the a,b.ovc, there  shall be available at such donkey  ley, died in England last month  -���������- ������ ,       r* j    '  The Herald was the name of the  first paper printed in Vancouver.  There was a $1,500 celebration  at lort George on Dominion Day.  ' Cumberland is in urgent need of  a better aad cleaner police statiou.  The police have closed all the  gambling houses in Prince Rupert.  Hon Justice Murphy and wife  are spending the summer in Europe.       . .      .    ,  There were 106 cases tried in  the police court in Kamloops in  June.  Keremeos wants' a barber as  Jimmy Iunis is retiring from business.  'New" hay "is selling' for"$8" a '"ton  in the fields around Conconully,  Wash. . ��������� -**"-.. \. ,    ,  , Mr. Henderson is shipping.gypsum from. his mine at Merritt to  Victoria. . J  The headquarters for the Boy  Scouts in British Columbia is in'  Victoria.  F. A. McKinnon has been appointed deputy mining recorder at  Goose Bay.  During 1910 the coke turned out  in the United States was worth  $100,000,000.  In Rossland Rod Morrison receives $100 a month for driving  the hose team.  At Rock Creek Harry Pittendrigh has one of the finest orchards  in the province.  The 12th of July was celebrated  in Princeton, and not iu Hedley as  first announced.  The country north of Clinton  suffered considerably from forest  fires last month.  There are 1,526 newspapers and  periodicals published in Canada  and Newfoundland.  CVncUiiW on liMt I'-iije.  are driving pedestrians into   the  middle of the road.  r  The section foremen ftt Cokato  was fined $50 for setting out fires  contrary to the law.  The prevailing price of new potatoes in B. C.������ early this month  was 8 cents a pound.  An auto is now being operated  from Hazelton to points on the  Bulkley Valley road.  In Alberta the government, up  to July 1st, insures crops against  being injured by hail.  On the Queen Charlotte Islands  130 men are employed building  trails, roads aud bridges.  Harry Leahy an old-timer of  Creston, was recently run over by  a freight train and killed.  8oo Jam died in Kamloops from  injuries received on the railway.  He got his name in China.  The fare on the auto stage between Pentiction and Keremeos is  $6. or $10 for the round trip.  Samuel Henderson one of. tbe  oldest settlers in the Chilliwack district is dead at the age of 82.  Mike Calahan of Vancouver  states that a mine can be scientifically salted at a cost of $500."  A bear was recently shot within  two miles of Chesaw, Wash. It  came across the lino from B. C.  In Cumberland recently seven  young men were fined $20 each  for playing poker in a candy  store.  Under certain conditions the  Bank of Montreal* will lend the  city of Prince Rupert a million  dollars.  to the creamery in Chilliwack.  -*��������� It is estimated that there have  been at least one third more spring '���������'  salmon in  the Skeena river this  year than any previous season.  The penitentiary at New Westminister will be enlarged.  - The -  new wing will take two years to '  build, and will hold 260 prisoners.  '  Gordon Spring formerly of Chilliwack has received an offer of  $5,000 to play lacrosse with Toronto for the balance of the season. -  The Chesaw News says that" D.  H. Hart and Fred Breit recently *  went to Greenwood with a load of  pork, and returned with a barrel  of money. . -      ,  Cattle are now being ���������.' shipped;  from % Penticton- -to-^Vancouver. -  Formerly they   were   driven   to  Greenwood   and-  shipped    from\  there by rail.       - - . /������  j ' S.  E.  Durham- of Merritt has  gone to Lytton -where he will open..  I a barber shop and .rooming, house.".   .  This fall there will be great aefciv- '  ity in Lytton. ���������  The building of the C. N. E." be-   -  tween Hope and Kamloops must *  be jQnished  in two years.      The  line will be  165 miles long,  and  costs $16,000,000.  South Fort George has no lockup or jail.     The   police   should  chain their captives to the trees as '  they did in  Nakusp during   the  boom days of 1893. "*���������    ,  Natural gas has been struck at a  depth of -2-iO feet, on a ranch at  Birch Bay. When touched with a  match the gas burns to a height of  from six to eight feet.  The'44 ranch of 32,000 acres  near Claresholm, Alberta has been  sold to Tom Moore of St. Clair,  Mich. Moore at one time kept a  store in Petrolia, Ontario.  Twenty years ago liquor licenses  in Vernon were raised from $60 to  In   Cumberland poor sidewalks $.200 a Jear> .an.d tne News at the  n   Jni'������l������M    H.^.u.: -���������j.-     .i        tfmA   nnmnlftiti'Ml    -tVia1;    K.*t    ^m'nlrn  time coqplained that bit drinks  seemed to be as far off as ever. *  Lochlan McLean and Dan Fin-  layson travelled between Fort  George and Vancouver in 48 hours.  This record trip was made by  steamer, auto and railway train.  Gorman West of Bull Creek is  63 years old, and weighs 290  pounds. He has smoked cigarettes  ever since he worked at the Silver  King mine near Nelson, 20 years  ago.  A steamboat will be built at  South Fort George next winter to  ply between that town and Tete  Jaune Cache. W. F. Cooke says  that it will have enough of power  to climb a tree.  Strawberries that measured five  to a foot were recently on exhibition, in the window * of the Echo  office in Creston. It must be a  pleasure running a paper iu a  place like Creston.  The hotel at Summerland will be  closed October 1st, at least for the  winter months if its light and water  rates are not reduced. It is apparent that it is difficult to make  temperance hotels pay, even in the  Okanagan.  Two Hindus were recently seen  buy wine in Fernie. They probably wanted it for some religions  ceremony as our turbaned friends  from India seldom indulge in anything more expensive than Canada's national disturber, rye whiskey.  James Bryce, the English Ambassador, does not like to wear an  overcoat.  - /  ' ti  i  \ - .--1  lll.rf.l  1 t������..H������.1|lll      ���������       I    "  miMnmBBB  M-BaMta**! THE   LEDGE,   GREENWOOD,   BRITISH   COLUMBIA.  THE  LEDGE  Is located at Greenwood, B. C, and can be traced to many partR of  the earth. It comes to the front every Thursday morning, and  believes that hell would close up if love ruled the world. It believes  in justice to everyone; from the man who'mucks in the mine to the  king who sits on the cushions of the throne. It believes that advertising is thelife 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 S2.S0 when not so paid.  It is postage free to all parts of Canada, Mexico, Great Britain and  thc county of Bruce. To the United States it is $2.50 a year, always  in advance.  R.   T.   LOWERY  EDITOR    AND    FINANCIER.  GREENWOOD,   JULY   13,   1911.  A blue mark hero indicates that your Subscription has  become deceased, and that the editor would once moro  like to commune with your collateral.  Even in hot weather somo peoplo have cold feet. j  It is a wise prospector who  knows his own stakes in a new  camp.  Be good and you will never crave  for a Collins in the early morning  hours.  You can buy a pair of shoes for  50 cents, but it is slightly different  to get the 50 cents in that country.  It is reported in Fernie that  Jonnie-Behind-The-Deuce has not  yet sold his Sand creek claims to  the G-uggs.  In the east this month hundreds  of people have died from the heat.  Nothing like this ever occurs in the  glorious climate of British Columbia.  One of the greatest assets of  B. O." if its climate and scenery.  By advertising, these two things  can be made to produce millions  every year.  in this country in company with  G. G. S. Lindsey of Toronto, formerly president of the Crow's Nest  Pass Coal Company. The party  will arrive in New York on the  2Sth of July and it is expected  they will reach Vancouver on the  21st of August, after which they  will visit both Hazelton and the  Portland Canal.  Mr. Marriott it will be remembered represented with Mr. William  Frecheville the Institute of Mining and Metallurgy on the summer  excursion of the Canadian Mining  Institute in 1908. The representatives of the various Mining Institutions of Europe and America,  at that time, were taken across the  continent and shown the principal  places of interest.  A Serious Condition  Winnipeg ��������� Startling    figures  old mining statute which is still  among the laws of tho United  Kingdom, but which has not been  enforced for hundreds of years  past. According to this" statute,  in the realms over which the king  of England is sovereign, all .gold  mines belong to the crown, as does  also tho gold produced from other  mines.  Accordingly, there is in circulation today $204,286,000 of gold  mined in the British dominions in  1910, to which King GcoVgc is legally empowered to lay claim.  Correspondingly, too, ho is entitled  to several billions of dollar of gold  mined in British South Africa and  West Africa, Australasia, India,  British East Indies "and Guiana,  Canada, etc., in the past hundred  years or more, during which time  the Crown has neglected to assert  its statutory rights.  It seems safe to assume that  never in the future will these statutory rights be asserted. The upheaval of tho British Empire would  bo almost certain. The opposition  of the colonies would be enormous  as well as concerted, for manifest  reasons; nor would the opposition  in England itself be less pronounced, considering that hundreds of  millions of dollars of coal aud iron,  machinery, food products and clothing aro shipped annually to British  mining colonies, and that this  trade would be deleteriously affected .  The statute is a relic of medieval ages. It was in those days  considered that the possession of  the sources of gold in any other  hands than those of the sovereign  would be a continual and threatening source of danger to the king  and to the safety of tbe nation.  Today, the greatest source of danger to any nation would lie in concentrating in the hands of its executive a yearly output of gold as  colossal as is that of the British  dominions,' amounting indeed, in  1910, to 5S per cent, of the gold  output of the entire world.  Lincoln, who was himself a Southerner, can claim equality with the  Southern generals and statesman,  of whom Robert Toombs, Albert  Sidney Johnston, Jefferson Davis,  Robert E. Lee, and Stonewall Jackson are types.  The blackest chapters and vilest  deeds of United States history belong to the period of Republican ascendancy, 1865-1SS0. In their occupation of the Southern States the  Northern troops, many of them  foreign mercenaries, indulged in a  carnival of devastation, pillage,  outrage and murder, which would  The"car-  Sin'ce the coal strike became  aged the editor of the Fernie Free  Press is writing upon the value of  wild strwberries as a pleasant diet  easily obtained.  I>* some towns the people appreciate and help a good local  paper. In other towns the opposite  course is pursued which shows that  some people are short on the right  kind of education.  JUSTICE  WAS TOO   STERN  The women of Canada debated  the subject of   the   sentence   of  ��������� death imposed upon Angelina Na-  politana, the woman whose execution is postponed until after her  child is born, and decided to ask  for pardon.    What man or woman  will not approve the petition?    It  does seem too cruel.     It is not  much to forego this life, if we have  nothing here to love and leave behind.    What is more loved than a  new-born   child?       What    more  heartless, more vicious, more barbarous than to tear a mother, away  from her new-born child and exact  her life at a rope's end to compensate justice for the killing of a depraved husband,   who beat   her,  who would  have sent   her   into  white slavery?     Justice  in   this  case, is too stern.    Wise men debate the justice of capital punishment in any case.    Mercy argues,  pleads against it in this instance.  The desk of the governor-general  is loaded  with letters petitioning  for pardon.    Why not add yours?  Visit of Mining Men  Louis Reyersbach, Managing  Director, and Hugh F. --Marriott,  Consulting Engineer of the Central Mining and Investment Corporation of London, England, will  visit this country in August.  This corporation has recently taken over and consolidated with  their own the interests of Messrs  Wernher, Beit & Company and  Messrs Eckstein & Company, the  largest operators in Kimberly  and the South African Rand.  These gentlemen are making a  tour of Canada, commencing in  New Brunswick, and will visit the  moat interesting mining localities  were given by W.  B.   Lanagan,  assistant freight traffic manager of  the   Canadian   Pacific     Railway.  He pointed out that   the   three  western provinces are not doing  I their duty and-that the farmers do  not realize the seriousness of the  conditions   in    which    they    are  placing themselves, for vast quantities of foodstuffs are being imported from  the East,   from   the  United  States and from   abroad.  "Last year," he said,   "one firm  alone shipped in 1,000 cars of packing house products to supply the  urban cities of the West.      In the  same year $10,000,000 worth   of  horses were brought into Western  Canada from  the United  States.  Again, between 200, and 300 carloads of mutton were shipped in  for the mining camps of British  Columbia, and a good deal of this  came to Winnipeg.     Also during  the past winter months Winnipeg  imported from Dakota and Minnesota $10,000 worth of milk.     Another point to be remembered is  that vegetables for Winnipeg and  other cities in the West are daily  imported  from Chicago and   the  Twin Cities,  and   potatoes - consumed as far west as Revelstoke  are shipped from as  far   east   as  Prince Edward   Island.      Again,  fresh beef is being imported daily,  killed in the abattoirs of Toronto  and no less than seven  carloads  were brought in one day last week.  In other words, Manitoba,  which  boasts of its agricultural wealth,  does not produce the stuff to feed.  its own cities, and even the'farmers themselves arc buying   farm  products.     Eggs,  butter,    cheese  and honey are imported from  On.  tario, Wisconsin and as far south  as California.    The province has  devoted itself to grain growing until in the older settled portions  of  the country woods are choking out  the products.   Stations which formerly shipped a million   bushels  of grain during a season have now  dropped to between 100,000 and  200,000 bushels, while the acreage  remains the same.    On  the other  hand there is no province where  the land is more fertile and   the  opportunities as advantageous as  in Manitoba, -where  Winnipeg is  supplying an ever ready market  for all farm products."  The Civil War  King George's Gold Mines  The approaching coronation in  London, with its medieval pomp,  and the relics of the ceremonies of  by-gone ages, brings to mind an  A last word on slavery and the  American Civil War in their relation to our times.  Industrially,    this   war   was   a  struggle between cotton and iron,  in  which iron prevailed; between  slave labor and   wage   labor,   in  which  the latter emerged victorious; between the planters of the  South and the manufactures of the  north,  of whom the latter   were  bent on destroying slavery, not in  the interest of the negro, who was  as a rule  much   better off   than  many of their own employees, but  in order to secure their own commercial and political supremacy by  destroying  tbe foundation of the  power of their Southern rivals.  Tbe war had its specific origin in  the refusal of the Northern States to  observe their constitutional obligations. Slaves were recognized and  taxed as lawful property by the  Government at Washington. Yet  the Republican leaders denied tho  plain right of Southern settlers to  carry their slaves with them into  the (then) territories of Kansas,  Colorado, etc., for fear that new  slave States would spring up in addition to those already existing.  The Northern State authorities also  evaded the cause of the constitution and their own oaths binding  them to return fugitive slaves to  their masters in the South!  It may be that slavery exerted a  vitiating   influence   on    Southern  whites; but some of the arguments  in support of this view are lamentably weak.    Gold win   Smith has  cited the horrors of Andersouville  and other Southern military prisons  as proof of the inhuman temper of  the slave holders.    He omits   to  state that the North, not the South  were responsible for the horrors of  Andersouville.     The    refusal   of  Lincoln's Secretary of War to exchange   prisoners   compelled   the  South, who could not feed or clothe  her own soldiers at the front, to  help the Northern prisoners as best  she   could.    In Northern   prisons  Southern soldiers were tortured and  exposed  naked  to   the   Winter's  cold and snow.  The "demoralization" of the  South may be inferred from the  following facts:���������  1. Throughout tho war the  slaves never rose.  2. On nearly all tho great battle-fields of tho war, the Southern  armies outnumbered in the great  majority of cases, inflicted heavier  loses than they sustained.  3. In character and ability none  of tho  Northern   leaders,  except  have disgraced savages,  pet-bag" Governments set up in  tbe South were a further means of  draining the wealth of the1, conquered territory into the pockets of  a horde of political vampires and  leaving it crushed beneath a load  of debt.    And vile iusult was added to deadly   injury   when   the  eulogists'of Northern treachery and  barbarity, enabled by success,   to  gain the ear of thc world, buried  the facts of the Civil War beneath  an avalanche of foolish, vindictive  and slanderous falsehoods, as, for  example, that Jefferson Davis was  disguised in women's clothes when  taken  prisoner���������falsehoods which  the ignorant and credulous still believe.  If it asked, "What has all this  to do   with our own times?" the  answer is found in the results of  the   Civil   War.    Negro  slavery,  which   would havo gradually disappeared in any event, was swept  away at   a   stroke;   and   various  forms of white servitude took its  place.    Honest Northern abolitionists, Horace Greeley and Wendell  Phillips among others, wore themselves out in vain struggles against  Republican   corruption   and    injustice after tbe war; and had Lincoln lived he would have led them  in their fruitless efforts."   A school  of commercial aud financial adventurers, of whom  Jay Gould   and  Jim Fisk were prototypes, sprang  up,   and still flourishes;   aud  tbe  adulation of   religious   hypocrites  throws a halo over their machinations.    The negro, for whose freedom (as such, hyprocrites said) the  war was waged, []was   in   reality  evicted from home,  and made a  social outcast, while still remaining  a political nonentit}', as he is today.  And while the lot of the Southern  black  was made worse, tho wage  laborers of the North has steadily  sunk in the social scale since then.  Today in America thegulf between  rich   and   poor   steadily   widens.  Legislation tends  more and more  to  .extend    the   prerogatives   of  wealth and restrict or abolish the  rights of all who do not possess it.  The agitation in favor of prohibition will serve to show how history  repeats itself. Prohibition has been  the dream of sincere. moral and  religious zealots,   however" tained  with   hyprocrisy it may have become.    Such  another   dream��������� was  the abolition of slavery.   Abolition  became a tool in the hands of unscrupulous politicaDS, who used it  again the negro, not for him.  Prohibition   today is   engineered   by  American capitalists as a means of  gradually reducing the American  laborer's   standard of living���������and  with it his rate of wages���������to that  of the Chinese cooiie.    And this  same power in the United States,  which brazenly exacted the "Alabama" claims from England's neutrality and its own  violation   of  Canadian territory is in its cow  ardly blundering, insane and swin  ieh greed, and shameless worship  of wealth, cunning, and brute force  a   standing, menace   to   Canada  From its dealings with its own citizens in the Southern States wo  may judge how it may deal with  Canada if vigilance and courage  fail us. FACTS.  as follows: One prize to each  member making the highest  score in his class, with ��������� the  condition that no prize will be  given in the 1st class, unless  some member shooting in this  class makes 90 or over.  Iu the event of no member iu  the first class making 90 or over,  but not otherwise, a-prize will be  given to a special 5th class,  which will consist of members  whose highest score this year  has been under 60.  E. Hibbert, Capt.  All particulars of, joining' the  Rifle Association, and of prize  meetings can be had of the Secretary and Treasurer.  /  Definition of a Lady  A little while ago an English paper offered.a prize for the best  definition of a lady. This is the  answer that took the prize:  'To be a lady means, lightly, to  bo a gentlewoman who shows by  her every word and action a sweet  and gentle dignity, with a gracious charm of manner; a woman  whose heart is pure and true, who  is tender toward all suffering, who  sympathizes with those in trouble  and is ever ready with that which  costs her some effort and self-denial. A' lady thinks no work  derogatory, and no one is deemed  too'low to. receive courtesy and  kindness. She is pure and good  in every detail of life,' a , true  friend and a "ministering angel"  in sorrow and in sickness.  &  V.  fc  In  fc*  fe  fe  fe  fe  fe  fe  fe  fe;  fe  *���������*  %  *>  CO., I/^D.  K* IT JP JT Jf Jf *P Iff *? JP JP JP IP JP XT IP  s  s  Saturday last slaj-fe leaves *&  Mother Liode 6 p. tn. Returning, ^  leaves Greenwood 10 p.m.   . -       2  Leaves Mother L,ode  9.30 a.  m.  6:30 p. m.  leaves Greenwood  2:00 p. "m."  8:30 p.  m.  Green wood -Office  ���������***}  NORDEN   HOTEL*  * ,   - - -  \jxjxjxjxjxjxjxjxststjxjxjxjxststst  Frank Fletcher  Provincial Land Surveyor,  Nelson, B. C.  J. Ii. CAMERON,  Leading Tailor of the Kootenays.  KASLO,    B.   C.  Thinking Themes  It is  easy to guess God's Al  mighty opinion of riches from the  kind of people he allows to become  rich.  The nearer a teacher approaches  the seat of truth, the narrower becomes his circle of hearers.  Popularity in a leader or teacher  often means that,he has sufficiently falsified his inner Vision to  make it look like a chromo.  The truest mark of divinity of  Jesus was that so few understood  Him. The truest mark of His  present divinity is that those institutions which claim to represent  Him are so far from comprehending Him.  HAVE YOUR PHOTO TAKEN  . ���������: by���������-  ���������  J. H. JAMES of Greenwood.  STARKEY & CO.  nelson, b. c.  wholesale  dealers in  Produce   and. Provisions  About Float.  ���������  Float is not a'periodical.  It is a book containing 86 -  ' illustrations all told, and . r  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 ia  '���������"  ��������� parson took. a . drink .at  Bear Lake in early days ;  how justice was dealt in,,  Kaslo " in  '93;   how.the. '.  saloon manoutprayedthe  .. women in Kalamazoo, and  ', ���������  graphically,   depicts   the  roamings   of   a ��������� western ���������  editor among the tender-  feet in the cent belt.   It" ,  -.   contains the early history  of Nelson and a romance  of the Silver King mine.  ,  In   it aro   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.  GKEENWOOD, B. C.  We like to brush up againBt a  Great Name in a book or magazine, as a cat likes to rub up  against a human leg.  The lecturer most in demand in  lecture courses is. usually some  kind of a Horned Toad. We do  not attend lectures to learn, but to  see the much, talked of ring-tailed  Gerwhinkus. - ��������� ,-   ,  Do not do anything rationally  which can just as well be done by  impulse.  Body, mind aud soul are too important to be botched by logic and  rules; trust the great instincts;   -,-'.,  As a cat can see and a.dog can''  smell better than a reasoning: man  so the "subconsciousness can  run  the human machine better than j-he  intellect. ,.'-*���������  .The time to eat is when you are  hungry, and the time to smile is  when you are so disposed.'  Make friends of the birds; Build ���������  them houses"about the yard. "Train .  your cats to let these little feather-������������������  ed friends alone. Birds will kill  hundreds of crop enemies and save -  you far .more than the 'cost of all*;  you do for them.  aper  RIFLE ASSOCIATION  The first of the three prize  meetings this year of the Green  wood Civilian Rifle Association  will be held at the Mother Lode  range, on Sunday July 16th.  Members will be divided into  four classes: ���������*  1st. Class���������Members who have  made a score of 90 or over this  season,  2nd. Class���������Members who have  made a score of over 79 but un  der 90 this season.  3rd. Class���������Members who have  made a score of over' 69 but un  der 80 this season.  4th.   Class���������Members    whose  highest score this season is un  der 70.  Pour  prizes,   values   approximately $5.00 each, will be given |  s Constantly  aking Typo  Victories out  ���������;'  M*  ��������������������������� -s  ���������*.   M'  ;?*"  s  I.  I*  M  "���������������������������*te  i  I  4 .'.. . .';��������� ������s St,Act  . "AT IT HERE SIHCE 190Q?  m.   LEDGE,.  GREENWOOIl,   BRITISH   COLUMBIA1.  THK   KOOTENAY   SALOON -     *  Sandon, B. 0., has a line,of nerve  bracers unsurpassed in any mountain town 01 ���������the Great West. A  , , glass of aqua pura given free with  spirits menti.  ���������CO.  70UW0KK, ,.  , Mfflffi-WIffl MONEY  WORKTOO.,,     ;���������  ';' bk PErosmiwVouR Wings  WITH US TTIEY Will* BlRri/  ~4% INTEREST .WHICH  WECRErtTMOnTHCV :*  -aw Moneys RETURn-  /IBLE ON DEMflDP  GIN CARRY/T.    ���������,     J'  PEOPLE JUST/f 5 MREFW,\  ./������MPCflUT/0U5fl5     1  NJUC.1NBE,'  /IRE WEL^ PLEASE!?}.  AND THOROUGHLY '  SATISFIED,  WITH THE W/iy in WHICH,  our Business is  TRt.tiSf.C'TED-tl BUSirtESS)  MdfM&EP By PEOPLE OF  , IWUREraPERIKi  mmbi \mw\Tti  ft P05TWL,GIVmti ���������  yOUR WMB #/?PPR������SS\  Will- PflONPTty BRIMG you  ruu- IMFORM/ITION.  WRITE TOM,  SHOULpyOUMVErtNy  FINWflGML BUSINESS in  v/iNGOuvER-viciriiry,  RENTS TO COU-.EGT,  flGREEMENTSFORS-ILE-"---  WRTGflGESTOISOK/IITER  AHV COli-EGT,  FIREIfMIMflGETOPIdGE  LET OS-IT-TEND TO IT.:-  -WE ARE PLEASING :  OTHeRSV^WlL^BESURE  to please you.  DwvTK4SEyj Co. Ltd.  pS/ds\camr B.C.^  NKWMAKKKT   HOTEI.  ' Is the home for all tourists and  millionaires visiting- New Denver, British Columbia.  Hein'y Stoge. Propr.  NEW ADVERTISING SCALE.  THE   PKOVINOK   HOTEL  Grand Forks, is a largo three-  story brick hotel that ��������� provides  ��������� the public with good, meals and  pleasant rooms. A new building-  but the samo old rates.  Emil "Lnrguii, Proprietor,  THE' KASLO  , t , Kaslo, B  home for  city.  HOTEL  C���������   is a  comfortable  ali' who travel to that  Cockle & Papwortn.'  SIIEBBKOOKE   HOUSE  Nolsonj'B. C. Ono minute's walk  from C. P. R   station.   Cuisine  unexcelled; Well heated and veil-  '       tilated. , '  '"Royor HroH., Proprietor  IF I SAY SO IT IS SO.  :.' '  Keep Your Eye on  NORTH VANCOUVER  SEE ME  The newspapers in Greenwood, Phoenix and Grand Forks have adopted the  following scale for legal advertising:  Application   for   Liquor  Licence    ���������*.  (30 days) ./ ^.oo.  Certificate of Improvement Notice  (60 days) j*57.50 I  Application to Purchase Land Notices (60 days)..." $7.50  Delinquent Co-owner Notices (90  day*0 $10.00  '''"' ���������"������������������j-'fi  PUBLIC NOTICE.  ������r^UV,Vew *P the betler preservation  of the Public Highways the attention of  me public is herewith directed to the  provisions of TIIE HIGHWAY TRAF-  M^f��������� ACT AMEND-  M^Nl ACI.which enacts as follows:���������  Water Notices (small).... '     *������7 *-0      "It s.llal11 be unlawful for any person to  'All other legal adverUsine ' '12 cents a -K���������wi    1 ��������� ?ml or (lriveu ������" "? of  EHOLT, B. C.  tion; and 8 cents a line for each subsequent insertion.  NOTICE  TKEMONT   nOUSE  Nelson, B. C, is run on the American nnd Eiu-openn plan. Steam  heated rooms. All white labor.  Special attention paid to dining  room.    "KiiiiHoiiio & C-inipl-oll, Props,  L/AKJCVIEW   HOTEL  ���������in Nelson, B. C, ,emplovs all  white help and is a home for the  world at jjl.00 a day.  Nap. Mull otto, Proprietor.  523-524, Pacific Block, Vancouver, B. C.  OPl'OSITJS    VOSTOFPICE  clnX'rf?. ''''ore-Jy given that 30 day;  from  date I intend to apply to the Chief Coramissioii-  "I   J-*nii(Is for a licence to orosneut for Coal  i1,:1'!^^^'-'^ ������" the ^lowinf oelscrilmdland  mi tlio Slmill-anieoii District of Kettle Elver,  N*l?'r^0I?"le/,1Tln.^t.,a P0"*1 Planted at tbe  (liVni. 1% ������f ������*f I"*it 422'lheuce40 ch!lins NortU,  to ��������� \fr, ������ la"'S M?st' UJe"ce ���������"-> <*l*al**s South  nmt rn?/,-11*,s^^t' tol|oint ot commei.ee-  mont.   Containing- 6-10 acres irore or leas.  Dated this 26th day of May, 1911.  BERTHA. J. KNIGHT,  J. H   EAST, Agent.  BltlDESVirX-K   HOTEI,.  Briilesvillc,  B.  0.    Provides - excellent  nccommodfttion  for tourists and travellers.  Frosh   Ems nnd Butter.   Special  .Irish "Whiskey always on hand.  *   THOMAS   WALSH, .Proprietor.  HOTEL CASTLEGAR, Castlep-ar Junction. All modern. Excellent  accomodations for tourists and  . .   drummers. Boundary train leaves  v        here at 9.10 a.m.           "W. H.  GAGE, Proprietor  LOWERY'S CLAIM  - During the 37 months that Lowery's  Claim was on earth it did business all  over the world. . It was the most  unique, independent ond fearless journal ever produced in Canada. Political  and theological enemieB pursued it with  the venom of a rattlesnake until'the  government shut it out of the mails,  and its editor ceasad to publish it,  pa*tly on account of a 'lazy liver and  partly because it takes a pile of money  to run a paper that is outlawed. Ihere  are still 25 different editions of this condemned journal in print. Send 10 cents  and get one or |2.50 and get the bunch.  K. T.-LOWERY,  Greenwood, B. C.  ;** '      IS THE QREATE8T     *  THEATRICAL I SHOW. PAPER  IN THE WORLD.  $4,00 Per Year. - Single Copy, 10 CI5.  JSSDED "WEEKLY."  Sample Copy Tree.  FRANK QUEEN PUB. CO. (Ltd),  ALBERT J. BORIE,  PUBLISHERS,  47 W. 28T1I ST., ifK W Yobk.  -Baggage transferred to  any-part of the,City. Furniture moved to any part of  the District. " General Dray-  ing of all kinds.  SIDNEY OLIVER.  Railways in Saskatchewan  Kegiha���������The Leader publishes  the following summary of the  railway construction in the province:  Saskatchewan is witnessing today the greatest railway development any section of the world has  ever known. Over one thousand  miles of new railway track will be  constructed in Saskatchewan this  year;  Last year Saskatchewan led all  the provinces of the Dominion  with a total of 475 miles.  The 0. N. R. is constructing 330  miles. The G. T. P. is constructing 340 miles. The 0. P. E. is  constructing 348 miles.  The activity of all three great  trans-continental lines centers at  Regina.  The longest single stretch of  railway being constructed is 100  miles. About 1,300 miles of new  grading will be done this-year.  Total construction for this year is  almost one half as great as in the  preceding live years. At the end  of this year there will be 4,752  miles of track in Saskatchewan. '  According to tbe best information obtainable, the following list  of lines will be constructed by the  various railways this year, unless  something compels the railways to  change their plans:  By the C. N". R.���������Aylesbury  westward to Davidson, 15 miles;  Battleford-Jackfish line, 40 miles  to be laid.  Thunder Hill extension, 70  miles .west of Manitoba; Delisle  branch from Goose Lake line, 85  miles.  Moose Jawt southeast 100 miles.  Rossburn extension, 20 miles.  Shelbrook line, 50 miles.  This makes a total of O. N. R.  construction of S30 miles this year.  By the Grand Trunk Pacific  railroad���������Melville to Regina, 70  miles; Battleford to Biggar, 50  miles; Regina to Boundary line,  90 miles; Regina to Moose Jaw, 40  miles; Young Prince Albert, 90  miles; Moose Jaw northwest line  will be gone on with.  This makes a total of G. T. P.  construction this year of 34Q  miles.  By   the  O.    P.    R.���������Outlook,  northwest, GO miles;  Craven  Col-  onsay, ��������� 05 miles;   Weyburn-Leth-  bridge, 20 miles; Estevan forward  35; R^gina-Bulyea, 10 miles; Lauder extension,  20  miles;   second  track from Moose Jaw to Pasqua,  7 miles; second track ��������� from -Moose  Jaw to Cat-on,  16 miles;   Moose  Jaw,   northwest 35 miles;   Swift  Current southeast, for 45   miles;  Swift Current northwest   for  miles.    This makes a total for the  O.   P.   R.   construction   of . 348  'miles.  CEATvED TENDERS addressed lo the under-  fT*, u lf"cSvJ.l,"{1 e,''1<*'"'*ed "Tender for Public  Bi ildlnir, Chilliwack, IJ. C.,'>will bo received at  this ofl.ee until 4.00 p.m , on Monday. July A  Chifawack ������BC0C ������" ������f a Publlc -Bull(iI������������������ff.  Plans, specification and form of contract can  nm;Ti'r lr'1 -.fx0-r"ls,T0f ieIlder obtained at the  ?������ i vi .M i' Wm. Henderson, Resident Arohi-  wSi,VTrV������ria' P* C,'. at tlle Postoffico, CliiUI-  waclt, Ii. C, and at this Department.  ,���������-i!C1'I"D,i3,tei"lcrin.K are notified that tenders  ^ii.ilPf be cons'dered miles made on the  prated forms supplied, and siirned with their  actual sifrnatnre, the nature of the occupation  ii?m K,-MK?4B.enCe 0f each "ember of the  oo5=C!' ,lci,lder must be accompanied by an  ?^?'itcd*ifiI*eclu? ������1ra cl**irtered bank, payable  te*,������"li������ Honorable the Minister of  Public Works, equal to ton per cent, of the  nVi���������'!.' ������f l1" 'encler, wliioli will be forfeited if  the person tenderingr decline to cnterlntoa contract when called upon to do so, or fail to  complete the work contracted for. If the ten-  turncd "0t acci?pted tUo cheque will Ibe re-1  Hy order,  R. C. DESROCHERS,  85 I Department of Public Works, Secrctar*"-'  Ottawa, June 29, Kill.  east of tlie Cascade range of Mountains,  any wagon or other vehicle carrying a  load in excess,of that mentioned in  Schedule 'A' hereunto annexed.'  SCHPDULE A.  Wagons and 4 wheeled .Vehicles shall  not carry a load in excess of the follow  ing:���������  On tires under 3 inches 2)0oo lbs  On tires 3 inches in width and under 4  inches %  , 00O fhs  On tires 4 inches in width aiid under 5  On"rieS--���������-, -....6,000,lbs.  On tires 5 inches in width and over   ' 6,000 lbs, and over.  AND NOTICE is hereby given that  tlie Act in every respect must be strictly  complied with. * " "'*-"-y  Any person guilty of an offence against  this Act shall upon summary conviction  hereof before a Justice of the Peace be  liable to a.penalty not exceeding Fifty  John  JKeKett&v  ���������Freprietor.  ' Do not draw logs or timber over hijih-  rT/UVellalcIes1 "feting ought to turn to  the left. A vehicle overtaken , ought to  turn to the left. A vehicle overtaking  another ought to turn to the right.  W. G. McMYNN,  Government Agent.  Greenwood, April 6th, 1911.     ���������  nefeon, s. G.  W. O. WJELtS, Proprietor..  First-class m everything.  Steam heat, electric light,  private baths. Telephone  in every, room. First-class  bar and barber shop.  'Bus meets all trains.  ' ' ' -.v I  i    ���������"���������J* -I  '���������"-::.*������  ���������*���������  f J  -��������� 1  ��������� "<'-,'l  COUNTY COURT OF YALE.  A Big Work i  The Northern Construction Company and P. Welch contractors for  the building of the 163-mile section  of the Canadian Northern Railway  between Hope and Kamloops, have  awarded sub-contracts as follows:  Palmer   Bros,   .and   Hanning,  Vancouver, Hope to Yale, 14 miles.  Burns & Jordan, Spokane, Yale  east 14 miles.  George Chew, Spokane, 5h miles.  George 'Cunningham    &    Co.,  Greenwood, B. C, 5-^ miles.  "W. P. Tierney & Co., Vancouver,  11 miles.  A. E.  Griffin & James Welsh,  Spokane, 19 miles to Lytton.  Grant  Smith   &  Co.,   Seattle,  Lytton to Spences Bridge, 23 miles.  Twohy Brothers, Portland, Ore.,  Spences Bridge east 41 miles.  Grant, Smith & Co., 30 miles to  Kamloops. .   ���������  The big task about to be undertaken will prove the largest since  the construction of the Canadian  Pacific Railway and will involve an  expenditure of from $15,000,000 to  $18,000,000.   The proximity of the  existing, railway on the   opposite  bank of the Fraser will be a great  factor in enabling the various subcontractors to promply ship in men  supplies,* horses and outfits, including derricks, steam   shovels  and  tunnel-boring plants.    The machinery for getting the work under  way is already in   motion.    The  various contractors have wired to  have their outfits shipped in for  distribution along-their respective  sections.    The next fortnight will  be devoted to organize their forceB  and      establishing     construction  ),^sPaPfer.-;'''*'ill'iotbe.paid for this adver-  fror^iepar^entf"-"  W'tU������Ut a"thority  ������ BALED TENDERS addressed to the under-  ������ ..?.'eno(il ","(1 e������*lo**sed "Tender for Public  B".'���������'.''!'^' Revelst"'-:e, H.C.," will be received  until 4.00 p. m��������� on Monday, July 24, 1911. for  stokeOIB cllCtlon of IV Pubhc Building-at Rovel-  Plans, specification and form of contract can  be seen and forms of tender obtained on appli-  cation at the office of Mr. Wm. Henderson,  resident architect, Victoria, B.C., at the Postofiice, Revelstoke, B. C, and at this Department.  Porsons tenderinir are notified that tenders  will not be considered unless made on the  printed forms supplied, and sijrned with their  actum sifrnattires.statinjrtheiroccupations and  place of residence of each member of tho firm,  must be ffiven.  Each tender must be accompanied bj* an  accepted cheque on a chaitercd bank, made  pavable to the order of the Honorable the  Miui-jter of Public Works, equal to ten per  ce,',, 1(10,p'<'-',of ,he amount of the tender, which  will be forfeited if the person tenderiinj- decline  to enter into a contract when called upon to  do so, or fail to complete the work contracted  ���������V, t u tem*or be not accepted the cheque  will be returned.  Tho Department does "not bind itself to  accept the lowest or an3* tender,  By order,  R._C. DESROCHERS,  Department of Public Works, Secretary.,  -    -   Ottawa, June 29,1911.  Newspapers will not be paid for-this adver-  tiseinent If they insert it without authority  from the Department.  A SIZT1?P of ������hP c���������������>ty Court of Yale will*  on T, !," ^n.,at^?,Co,lirt House, Greenwood  on iuesdiy tho 29th dny of Aucust. 1911 at  eleven o'clock in the forenoon. '        '  By order,  W. G. McMYNN,  1 Registrar C. C. of Y.  MINERAL ACT.  Certificate of Improvements  NOTICE  "Golden"   and   "Relief   Fraction"   Mineral  ssj"������ yr&iz ssflr������- -"wE'sie  tieVRh*eer!0C:itea:rDry CrCek' WeSt ForU' Ket"  nPAKE NOTICE that I, c. J. Lc-ruatt.  1 Ilarrlster. Gieenwood, as audit for J A  Tiizo Free Miner's Certificate* tNo. '%&&:  Thnm.'c w*n A'Jnl''*i'5trator of the estate of  TiiSSi. }V*.ClV'ry^Fr<;e Minor's Certificate No.  Sffi'l,?'   Wood, Administrator of  the  ������lP Vln   ���������~- "' ]?������yJC' ^ree   Mi"er'S   Cerlifi-  w������^J ;B29j'/' ,,lte,ld' **lxty days from date  r?r??r^? ap--plrV t0 the Minintr Recorder for a  certificate of Improvements forthe purpose of  obtainui-f Crown Grants of the above claims.  sprt?n.. {?rth" 'ake   not'ce  that action, under  n^   /37' T11^ b? commenced before the   issuance of such.Certificate of Improvements.  Dated this 9th day of June, A. D. 1911.  C. J. LEGGATT.  GRAND CENIRilL  ���������HOTEL��������� ,? ' ;  Opposite Postoffice,-'NELSON/B. C.  " American and European Plans.    , -  .H.H.PITTS, Prop.  The Evolution of a Prime ninlster  The.Prime Minister of Great Britain, Arthur James Balfour, la a stranra  paradox. A power in politics, he cares nothing, for the game; with littlo or  no ambition, he has risen to a position second only to that of the King- of a  dreamy,.philosophic temperament, he has proved himself a man of instant  action in every emergency.  r ', --?,W^ H0-? ���������n���������1?^ |n Scotland, the, son of a wealthy Scotchman, and  Lady Cecil, sister of the late Lord Salisbury*. .--At* Eton-Sad'Cambridge ho  ���������^on no medals for special brilliancy,, and nQ microscopic ���������examination revealed a germ of future greatness. * fr0 waa'a'member of "The Souls" a  pociety of erith-jslastq vainly seeking the "ultimate" among the list of life'n  unattalnables. When twenty-slx he entered Parliament, and was bored and  pynical,.taking neither himself nor his work seriously; a spectator of Ufa  rather, than a straggler, As the weak member of "the Fourth Party " he waa  the good-natured butt of tho House and "was usually summed up by his fel.  lows as ."clever but hopelessly lazy."  In 1886^ to the .amazement and amusement of England. Salisbury hia  uncle, named him the successor of Sir Michael Hicks-Beach, ChiefI Secretary  for Ireland. This post that had brought the snow of age to ho heads of  strong men and had evon killed some of them in'the ilerce days of the-"Land  League," was given to this young, gentle, easy-going individual. The Irish  members smiled knowingly and rubbed their hands in the glee of anticiDa-  tion���������but it was all premature. Daniel was surely thrown into tho lion's den  but the lions had not reckoned on tho marvellous transformation. '  The indolent, careless manner of Balfour suddenly fell from-him ns If It  were a magic mantle. Ho stood before them a man of keon judgment iron  will, vigorous und virllo forge and a master'in oxecutlvo power, He braved  alike thojj- taunW, their threats, their 'Jnsolehco" and "thpir abuse until th������v  became tlrei}* JW were like fairy bullets that hit him but did not hurt him  His firmness, liberality and good sense at last won liis enemjea  Prom ono high position to another he rose, without any seeminc effort  till his present honors fell at his feet In 1902, Balfour Is a man of deep religious spirit sweet and gentle in nature, serious and sereno in temperament  pimple and unaffected, soemingly unconscious of his strength, a philosopher  turned statesman, and so sensitized to the great realities of life as to be un*-  mindful of many things that absorb the whole lifq of smaller men.      *>  Buterad Mconllng to^Aot of tbo "ParllAiueii* of OmuuU,InIhoy'^lWI.fcy W.O.UMlc,������ttlHliiiparUii()utof ^((rloultui*.  New Compartment  Observation Cars  To Denver, Kansas City, St. Louis  The Compartment Observation Car is,the "living room" on a  train���������the place to lounge, to read, to chat, to view thc scenery-  to relax and rest. For travel-comfort it surpasses any other  form of coach in use.  It makes the journey a pleasant diversion.  The Southeast Express  ...M --...lington Ron tc,'*, carries luxurious  new Compai uucm,  Gb'servaiipn.Cars in addition to its Standard and Tourist Sleeping Cars, Dining Cars and Day Coaches, (  Plan your n������t trip east through Kansas City on theSo'iM-wl ExttesttoA make  your reservations In advance. - Call on or addrcjo  ��������� . J. M. RI3ILLY,  Midway, n. C.  V. KISTLEJR,  Grand Forks. B. (  ���������OK  camps.   It is expected that three  weeks hence  will see  the   work  started at various points between  Hope and Kamloops.    At the outset large numbers of men can not  be employed so advantageously as  later on.    Within less than three  months, however, seven thousand  men will be required as it is proposed to finish the entire contracts  within two years.   Vancouver will  be headquarters for hiring labor  and. purchasing    supplies.   This  will represent an expenditure there  of hundred of thousands of dollars  monthly, and figures running into  millions annually.  In all tunnels aggregating over  three miles in length will have to  be driven. The two longest will be  one 2,000 feet near Yale'and another of 2,400 feet through Battle  Bluff, Kamloops Lake. There  will'be many other tunnels ranging  in length from 200 to 700 feet.  The big tunnels will be driven  by machinery, the plants working  from   both   porta,ls.    The smaller  tunnels will Ue driven by hand.   It  is expected that two years at least  will be occupied in completing the  big bore at Battle Bluff; ih fact the  date of the completion of tho entire   division will hinge upon tho  driving of the two long tunnels.  It is noteworthy that all the subcontractors own their own outfits,  showing   their capacity for handling big contracts.   They will also  operate   their own com missionary  stores.   The  heavy character   of  the work is said to offer exceptionally opportunities to station men,  individual spaall seotjons of rock  work  ranging   from one to three  hundred feet,    It is the intention  of the various contractors to farm  out a good deal of the work that  way.    The station men usually hire  their own labor.    A small army of  them  are now looking for "fat"  station   along the   route, it being  their custom to follow the fortunes  of tho bigger operators.  minerai/act.  Certificate of Improvements.  NOTICE.  X.L.C.R.'aml X."G:C.R. Fractional Mineral  Claims situate in tlie Greenwood Mliiinc-  Division of Yale District.      *"  Where located:���������In "OeadwoOilCamp  CENTRAL HOTEL  PHOENIX.  I    The Nearest Hotel to the Granby  Mines.   Plenty of rooms, aud one  of the largest Dining Eooms in the  <%���������'    A. 0. JOHNSON; Prop.  HOTEL  Stanley Street, Nelson  Best Family or Workingman's  Hotel in the city. Nicely furnished rooms with bath. Union  house.    Bed, 50c;   Meals, 35c.  J. S. BARRATT,    -    Prop.  sixty days from tlie date liereof, to apply To "tie  Mm iijr Recorder for Certificates otlmorove-  ?��������� f' "f������J the purpose of obtaining' Crown  Grants of the above claims.  *���������������������?,?. ������-rtIler *"ke -*oti*-o Hiat action, under  section 3,, must be commenced before the issue-  ance of such Certificate of Imsrovemetits.  Dated this ffltli day of April, A. D. 1911.  I. II. HALLETT.  MINERAT,   ACT.  Certiticate of Improvements.  NOTICE.  ''Croesus"   Mineral   Claim,  situate  in   the  Greenwood Minin-j Division of Yale District.  Where located:���������In South Skylark Camp.  TAKE NOTICE that I. Isaac II. Hallett, as  rSrtinSi Jo>TephT*ESlst. McEwen, Free Miner's  Cert ficate, No. B31C6S, intend, sixty days from  tt������ r������-.'-V60\- to,aPpl-v t0 the Mlnli-iR- Recorder  ������1   c.eri.l.n?aJe of Improvements, for the pur-  claiVii   obt**u*'ug a Cro*''*-ii Grant of the above  ^SLw"1"*fl?k0 uotice that *ictio"'���������������������������������������������������-*  ���������section 37, must be commenced before the issuance of such Certificate of Improvements.  Dated this 19th day of May, A. D. 1911.  I. H^HALLETT.  O. J. MATHESON  Insurance Ag-ent  riKE,  LIFE AND ACCIDENT  Fidelity Bonds, Plate Glass,  Commissioner   for- Taking.  Affidavits  PHOENIX,   B.   G.  QUEEN'S   HOTEL,  ���������PHOE3KTIX,     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 hoars.  R. V.  CHISHOLM, Proprietor.  DANNY DEANE, Manager.  -:^-;':.:v-;::/ilP-A^ia^l;g!!":B;^F������-1  /yjr..WZ,;JP*kMLt*. I' .W���������..M ;9^.;.  It so travel in comfort and style  Costs no more for thc best  LOW RETURN RATES  Now In effect  THE RUSSELL HOTEL  Is pleasantly situated in the heart  of Grand Forks, and is convenient  to all the leading financial and  commercial institntinns of the city.  Travelers will find it a comfortable  place to sojourn when in the city.  FRED RUSSELL  ffitt I Sole Ju/y / 9,20,26,27.2S  August and other dates gladly  furnished on application  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.  '  A father's advice to hia son:  "My boy, never run after a woman  or a street car���������thero will lie another ono along in a minnto or  two."  Tickets are good via Crow's  Nest or Revelstoke routes. Good  on Great Lakes Steamships.  Stop-overs allowed within limits.  You can vary your route returning  H. W. Farmer & Co.,  REAJv ESTATE,  Rock Creek, B. C.  TAKE THE DIRECT WAY  /  For further particulars apply to  E. R. REDPATH  C.P.R, Agent  ]Greenwood, B.C.  W. J. WEI/LS  D.P. Agent  Nelson, B.C.  SMOKE....  Mountaineer and Kootenay Standard Cigars.   Made by  J. C. THELIN & Co., NELSON.  W. F. ML  Greonwood Minora  Union, No. 22, W.  F. M., moots every  Saturday evoninff in Union Hall, Copper atreot, Greenwood, at 7.  AIbo in hall at  Mother Lode mine  Friday oveuin^H at 7.  LESTER MACKENZIE, Sect/.. THE   LEDGE,   GREENWOOD,   BRITISH   COLUMBIA'  BOUNDARY MINES  Over 320,000 tons of copper ore  have beon smelted in Greenwood  thus far in 1911.  Work is steadily progressing in  tho long tunnel on the E: P. U.  They still have over a hundred  feet to go before the ore body is  expected.  0.   B.  Smith,  manager   of   the  Phoenix mines of the Granby Co.,  is tho newly appointed general superintendent of the companies Hid-  den Creek and Phoenix properties.  Diamond drilling is to be done  on   the- Montezuma   and   Sunset  mines, of the New Dominion Cop-  , per  Co.,   in order   to thoroughly  prospect their orebodios with the  object of putting them on tho shipping list.  Over half a million tons of ore  was shipped from the Granby  mines during tho first six months  . of 1911, while the Mother Lode  camo second with 100,000 tons and  the Rawhido third with 104,000  tons.  Something over 100 tons of ore  aro being treated by tho mill at the  Napoleon  mine   daily.    This   ore  passes throngh a stamp battery and  over plates,   where a part of the  gold  is amalgamated.    The   pulp  then passes through a tube mill, is  ground much finer, and goes to the  cyanide vats, where the remaining  gold is extracted.    The plant is doing very satisfactory work.  During the nine month's of the  Consolidated  Mining   & Smelting  Co's fiscal year ending April 1st, a  total of 309,070 tons of ore were received at the company's smelter at  Trail; 262,315 tons being from the  company's    mines    in    Phoenix,  Bossland and the Slocan, and the  balance customs ore from various  silver-lead   properties.     The   ore  smelted had an approximated gross  value of 83,334,000 in gold, silver,  lead and copper.  I   B. C. MINING NEWS  3* HC  'fr'ftgS'^'^S&'S'������''^'^^^^  Fourteen men are employed on  the coal property of the United  Empire Co., Ltd., located near  Princeton.  On the No. 5 level of the Standard mine, at Silverton, a body of  concentrating ore 130 feet in width j  has beon encountered.  On tho Hector group at Ains-  worth an ore body 1G feet wide  has been struck in an adit. The  ore is of concentrating grade.  J. H. Tnrnbnll of the Canadian  Consolidated Mining & Smelting  Co., is making a report on the  mineral resources of the Hazelton  district.  The Waterloo mine in Camp McKinney is being unwatered, and  will be examined by experts this  week. The water in the Sailor  will be pumped out.  A 15 foot ledge of galena was  recently struck on the Cascade  Ealls fclaim, on the Salmon river  near Stuart, This is one of the  best showings found in that district this year.  At the Portland-Bear River  mine, in the Portland Canal district, an excellent surface showing  of quartz carry free gold has been  found, and a tunnel run in 50 feet  on the ore body.  In the last two years ore worth  $2,000,000 has been developed  above the 450 foot level in the  Mother Lode mine, in the Sheep  Creek camp, and the property  equipped with an up-to-date plant.  The Kootenay Belle mine, Sheep  Creek camp, has produced over  8100,000 in gold during development work. Ore has now been  encountered at considerable depth,  and the property looks very encouraging.  A good grade of anthracite coal  has been discovered on the property of the B. C. Anthracite Syndicate, at Ground Hog mountain in  the Skeena district. Extensive  development work is' to be done  this year, $75,000 being on hand  for this purpose.  The West Kootenay Light &  Power Co. have announced their  intention of increasing the rate  now charged for electrical power  from 40 to 75 per cent., and have  served notice on the Granby company that power service will be cut  off on the date their present contract expires, July 18fch., unless a  new contract be previously made  at tho increased rate.    This places  the company in a critical position,  as it is doubtful if smelting can be  carried on at a profit with Pennsylvania coke and increased power  rates, and Manager Sylvester of the  Granby Consolidated has filed a  petition with the provincial secretary, imploring the intervention  of the provincial executive in the  matter. "Unless there is .prompt  action on the part of the Government, another shut down at Phoenix and Grand Forks appears in  sight.  FIRE PREVENTION, Cont'd.  engine a suitable hand pump, to be  maintained in good working order,  and in readiness for an emergency:  It shall be the duty of the owner or operator of each donkey engine to maintain a watchman in  the vicinity thereof during such  time as the same is under fire and  there is any possibility of Tire  spreading from such engine:  A spark arrester shall be placed  on tho top of tho smoke stack of  each donkey engine.   The arrestor  shall be   constructed with a good  strong   steel or iron frame firmly  fastened to the top of the stack.  The ribs shall be close enough together   to   prevent the wire from  falling in or collapsing.    The cover  of the arrester shall be woven wire  of a dimension of not less than No.  1G, B. W. G., having 25 squares to  the square inch in mesh.    The top  of the arrester to bo not less than  three times the area of the top of  the  stack,   and at least eighteen  inches above the top thereof.  Attention to these commonsense  rules and their .rigid observance  will go far toward at least reducing  materially the annual forest fire  waste.  WANTED  Wanted���������Any kind of job.  Cleaning house, making beds in  hotel." All day or half clay or by  the month. Wages only $15 or  820 a month. Japanese. Box S5  K. Maritani, Greenwood.  LOST, STRAYED OR STOLEN  A Small Bay Mare. Has a  white hind foot and a wire cut on  the right hind foot. Weighs about  900 pounds and has a VL brand  on the left shoulder. Address:  G. E. Parker, Eholt, B. C.  WATER NOTICE  We, A. S.lllack of Orccinvnod, Ti.C, solicitor,  ami James N. I'alon, C!reenwood, "B.C., accountant, (five notice Hint on Hie 2*'tli clay of July,  1911, we intend lo a]>ply to tlie Water Commissioner at his oflice iii Fairview, II. C, for a  licence to take and use one <|iiai*ter of a cubic  foot per second from the I'ous I'ereuuiiis in  Similk-amceii district. Tlie water is to be used  on T.ois 7.38s and 739s, Group 1, for domestic  purposes.  A. S. 1IT.ACK  J A MRS "N*. PATON  OIM    PARLE    FRANCAIS.  GREENWOOD,   B. C.  The Really Best House in the Boundary,  Recently Remodeled and Strictly Up-to*  Date.     Restaurant in Connection.  ROY & BOYER  PROPRIETORS.  BULL CREEK HOTEL  Oncol tlie oldest stopping places ou the West .  Fork. Good accommodation and plenty to cat.  Fish and game dinners  in season. Rooms reserved by telegraph.  GORMAN WEST   -    Prop.  " Unequalled ior Domestic Use.  PHOENIX,"B. C. ','       '������������������ ','  Is opposite the Great Northern depot and is a delightful  haven for the weary traveler. Great veins of hot waler  run through the entire house, and bathrooms are always at the .service of those in search of material  cleanliness. The dining room is an enemy to dyspepsia,'   ' ���������'  ' while the artistic appointment of the liquid refreshment  makes the drinks go down like eating fruit in a "flower '  - garden, .The sample rooms are the largest in the monri-  tains and a pleasure to drummers' with' big trunks.  JAS. MARSHALL        f       -       PROPRIETOR  ������  MANUFAGTURING JEWELER,  The Only Up-to-Date Optical .\\ 'r? I  ddK\  Department in the Interior/���������Nfcl&oUllj  many lives in 1903, and now the  town, which was rebuilt upon  the old site, is constantly threatened with instant disaster as a  result of the continual undermining*.  THE BIG TUNNEL  Talking about Greenwood the  Vancouver Province has the following:���������  Mr. Alex Miller of this city has  returned from Greenwood bringing  good news of the progress made in  driving a.long   tunnel  from   the  valley of Boundary Creek to tap at  depth the big ore bodies of Phoenix camp.    Already two veins of  silver-lead  ore   running   high   in  gold and   silver, and   which out  crop on  the surface,   have- been  crosscut.    The second one was encountered a few days ago, the ore  averaging $150 per ton.    This result is taken as demonstrating that  values persist at. depth and that  other veins which outcrop farther  up the mountain will be encountered  long before the low grade ore  bodies of Phoenix shall have been  reached.  When the tunnel reaches a point  3,000 feet from the portal, the  management of the Greenwood  Tramway & Development Company, which. has been granted a  bonus by the city of Greenwood,  intends to make an upraise to the  surface to insure perfect ventillat-  ion before, stoping out ore and extending the tunnel farther into the  mountain in the direction of Phoe-  In an air line Greenwood and  Bridesville  The crops are all looking fine  around this city. ������������������-'--..  *  ...-Mr, Taylor, president'of the  Rock Creek Farmer's Institute,  was here last Thursday.  A Farmers' Institute was organized here last Thursday with  a membership of 38. The officers  are Wm. Lawless, president; H.  Letts, vice-president; secretary,  A. Letts. .The directors are  Lens Nelson, Geo. Winters, EM.  Cudworlh, aud James Moriarity.  J. R. Jackson, M. P. P. was in  Bridesville last Thursday, and  sampled some of Tom Walsh's  orange wine.  Chlorine    8. (4  Sulphuric Acid  363.43  Silica   74*29  Lime  84.57  Alkalies ns Soda   5.91  Magnesia  232.00  Ivilliia  ,S6  Sulphuretted Hydrogen 32.00.  William Boyd, Proprietor,  Has recently been thoroughly  renovated aud rc-furnished, and  is now the greatest health resort upon the continent. Natural hot water iu baths, 124 degrees of heal. A course ol baths  at Halcyon will cure ��������� nervous  and muscular diseases and eliminate rheumatism and melalic  poisons from the system. The  water heals liver, kidney and  stomach complaints. The rates  are $2 a day up; or $12 weekly  up. Posloffice, express and telegraph offices in connection.  :     :      fialeyon, B. #.  i9999990&9&9e99999999099999999999999<S999999999999%  (?"'  LYNN CREEK DAIRY  =^  DELIVERED  To any part of the city or district  OFFICE at FRED B. HOLMES'  ^  J. McDONELL, Proprietor  J)  .    BANISH THAT HEADACHE  Act more quickly than tablets, sills or wafers  If votir dealer does not keep tliem we will  mail you a. box (iS powders) on receipt of 2Sc  J.  L. MATHIEU  CO., ProP8.,"Sherbrooke  1<,A*������<i(tlM������.*^W  MATHIEU'S  NERVINE POWDERS  For Hcai-ictie.and Neuralgia.  :������������������������������������������������* ������������������ ?*>*-,*���������. u*,i7., tt cihttt  ���������*>* )mi!it ������i.l i*tlem tiJ i lev imltri *u1  Mr* to*  II rot blt-t 1 b-iJ ifhlMlt^  iir      -,  ll-md-***** ilwp-rtll.  II j-*-**-** UIMHI-, ���������  ir jvu t-.t u ci-ii***. <.y  |f !*w t ilir Ij-um Munl-pn  nix.  the heart of Phoenix are only three  miles apart. The tunnel is being  driven at the rate of ten feet daily,  two shifts being employed. If the  copper ores of Phoenix should be  struck in paying quantities at  depth,, a result confidentially expected, the life of the camp will  be indefinitely prolonged.  Mr. Miller also confirmed the report of the recent re-discovery of  the vein on the Elkhorn, a high-  grade silver-lead mine at Greenwood and which had a production  of $250,000 worth of silver. The  vein was located near a dyke on  the surface. Samples as large as a  man's head are described as being  literally a mass of gold and native  silver running thousand of dollars  a ton  Favors Harem Skirt  Dr. Moses Stearns, many times  candidate for mayor of Philadelphia  sees in the harem skirt tho moral  uplift of the entire human race,,the  physical betterment of womanhood  and reduced cost of living.  "Let the women, wear fewer  clothes and there will be fewer divorces," he says. "Trousers only  cost $2, dresses cost a fortune.  Here is a reduction in the cost of  living. Harem skirts will make  women healthier, and they will be  prettier. "Women should wear  their hair cropped close, and they  will have more brains."  thildNB  t*tUU(  (belt U*-*i  Compliment for Kaiser  When Colonel Eoosevelt was  out West somebody asked him  what he thought of the Emperor  William, of Germany.  "What did I think of him?" repeated the Colonel, "Why, of all  the sovereigns I met while in Europe ho was the only one who  struck me as if, were he an American soverign, he would carry his  own ward."  I FOR SALE I  B   Situated on the Banks of the Beautiful Kettle River   ~2  ST Containing Sj{ acres of laud, fully planted  ST in the best varieties of Apple trees, three  B years old   and   in   a   thriving   condition.  ���������ZZ New eight roomed up-to-date house, water  B inside, stable, root cellar, chicken runs and  B outbuildings.       Close   to   town,   railroad,  ������"-���������- church and school.  I PRICE  $7,500.00.  B       Write to, or call on  I ill!  Capital, all paid up, $14,400,000.   Rest, $12,000,000.  "UNDIVIDED   PKOFITS, . 8901,789.11. ' *    ��������� "   ".   '  Hon. President: Lord Strathcona and Mount Royal, ,G. C. M. G. :  President: R. B. Angus, Esq. * - -  Vice-President and General Manager: ��������� Sir E. S. Ci,ouston, Bart.  Branches inLondon,Eng.fffiM^} New York, Chicago  Buy and Sell Sterling"Exchange and Cable Transfers.'   Grant Commercial and  . Travellers'Credits, available in any part of the world.    - ��������� .     , ���������-  SAVINGS BANK 'DEPARTMENT ���������$^&?&}_-.  Greenwood Branch  - C. B. Winter, Mgr.  TEMPERANCE  Slide Threatens Frank  Another landslide from Turtle  mountain menaces the town of  Frank, Alberta, according to the  report of Prof. R. Brock, director  of the Geological Survey.    The  work on the coal seams underlying the mountain has weakened  the northwest corner, overlooking the town   of   Frank,   and  cracks are developing.      These  were barely noticeable last year,  but are now quite marked, despite the fact that the surface is  covered    with    shingle    which  masks fissures until they obtain  considerable size.  Frank has already   had   one  landslide, which blotted out so  Willing Will  The daughter of an old Southern  family had married a Chicago man  and set up their house tliere.  Sho brought with her one of the  family retainers for a butler, Will  by name.  Chicago was too much for Will.  He had not been there a month before he was mixed up in several  tangled matrimonial affairs, and  was embracing the Demon Rum at  every opportunity.  Will was .packed back home.  Two months later he arrived in  Chicago again, sober aud penitent,  and asked for his old place.  "Will"' said his miscress, "I do  not think I can take you back again  Your conduct was scandalous when  you were here before. How do  you intend to act now?"  "Miss 'Lizabeth," replied;Will  solemnly, "from this time on it's  nix on Cupid and the booze.  GREENWOOD CITY WATERWORKS  CO.  GREENWOOD and  MIDWAY STAGE  Leaves Greenwood for Spokane  at 7 a. m., and for Oroville at 2:30  P* m- ' Archie Gillis.  ���������  The Greenwood Dairy ���������  PURE MILK  and CREAM  A TRIAL SOLICITED  W. JENKS!    -  is all right if shorn of luunbuggery.  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  unexpected visitors or sudden illness, when "a drop of pure liquor  in time may forestall all necessity  for drugs.  LGreenwood Eiquor gompany, Importers, Greenwood, B. & I  9e������88������������������e-s-se������o������>9TO������������o������eoM-sMM9TOe-s������oesoc������9e������Moci  d  J P. BURNS & G  Dealers in Fresh and Salt Meats, Fish,  and Poultry. Shops in nearly all the  towns of -Boundary; and Kootenay.  COPPER STREET, GREENWOOD  for   sale:   I  SADDLE & PACK HORSES  OF   ALT,   KINDS  "WILSON   &   MEAD  BOX 83. GREENWOOD,  11. C   g  Barber's Best Job.  What was tho best job you over  did? inquired the first barber.  "I once shaved a man," replied  the second barber.  "Goon."  'Then I persuaded him to have a  hair cut, shampoo, facial massage,  singe, sea foam, electric buzz,  tar  spray and tonic rub."  "What then?"  "By that time he needed  other shave."  an-  That Was All-But-  While driving along a country  road a man saw the roof of a farmer's house ablaze. He gesticulated and called to the farmer's wife,  who was calmly standing in the  doorway:  "Hey, your house is afire!"  "What?" she bawled out.  "I say, your house is afire!"  "What did y' say? I'm a little  deaf?"  "Your house is afire?" again  yelled the man at the top of his  voice.  "Oh, is that all?" calmly replied  the woman.  It's all I can think of just now,"  responded the man in -a * rather  weak voice as he drove on.  ���������^immiiitnmnmmmmttmjifflitmmmmmmmmmmfe:  I Greenwood to Phoenix Stage 1  ������������ Leaves Greenwood Daily at 3 p. m. 2  ���������^ Arrives Greenwood Daily at 10 a. m. 3  B GREENWOOD OFFICE       -     L. L. MATTHEWS' CIGAR STORE ~|  Ih. m. laihg, proprietor!  ^lUlUilUlUUUliUiUUiiUlUiUUlUlUUiiiUlliitUUUtiUUtiui  Every time you encourgo a smile  to come on the face of any one you  do a lot of good.  Get your Razors Honed  and your Baths at  Frawley9s  Barter. .  Shop, Greenwood,  r&099999O99mm������O������Q9QQ  The Best Arranged Cigar Factory  ie������tg  . ���������-_ _-���������_. j-y 5  at the Coast/where the  B.C., Old Sports  1 and the Famous (Clear Havanas)  BKILLIANTESj  are turned out in larger quantities  than ever.  SOI/D AU, OVER PROVINCE  Made by WILBERO- & WOLZ  New Westminster, B. 0.  iee������


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