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Array fZ^*^^^^  'IS.*  Ur,.   "N>  WITH .WHICH   IS   INCORPORATED   THE   BOUNDARY   CREEK   TIMES.  "*" 'iiii"i'ii������'n*,������������M*-^i������iMiiin*������iiiiiiiiiii������iMiiMii������i*������iiiiMiiiiii������iiii|.--..i..--i.i ^���������~~~~ti���������mmuiiiiL_n������iiiiii  GREENWOOD, B. C, THURSDAY, JUL/Y 6,' 1911.  ���������''   ���������''������/,'':f.*''T'->'t*';'!'*!  '  '��������������� '��������� . '<<'' J,'<"-i'i".Vj,'\v>"5i?  v*>*  ".--' '''I'Utf'ii*^  ���������-'' ';"'y^v^-  if*       *f i'V  -J,V  :*���������"'''..?!  /"fitf  ��������� ���������-5*' t  f, W'  i  - -?' :������������������???  ' L    'I.  BH*ai<HiBBmaBa  . t- ; . .-Xe, i.uvit? your inspection of the following:  Dalton'S'Lemonade. - -.   -    C.&B. Lemon Squash  . Raspberry, Black and Red Currant Vinegar   . v  Montscrat Lime Juice.   -    --."������������������ Welsh's Grape Juice  * FRESH FRUIT ARRIVING DAILY  Gee' .Whh  THE STORE OF PLENTY|  RUSSELL-LAW-CAULFIELD Co., Ltd., GREENWOOD,'B. C.  ANGLER'S COMPLETE OUTFIT  --: ��������� HAMMOCKS^:--       FROMO$3^00 TO $7.50     ' ' ": * " "  -Bi^SJEl BAEJL- Supplies  FREEZERS,   'White,'. Mountain'  6 quart, new, was $6.50 is #5.20  -12,   ,?       old     ��������� 15.00  '12   ���������   ' ' ���������       ���������   ,8.00  1 !Wonder'6qt, old, 3.50  1 'Gem'.   . 4 ���������    ���������    3.00  REFRIGERATORS  old, large      - ,, 10.00  medium size     ,, 16.00  10.85  5.00  2.50  1.50  6.00  12.00  LAWN, MOWERS  large,*good order  8.00  ORGANS ' ,, 35.00  ii    . '      ,,'50.00  GRAPHOPHONES  Columbia ., 18.00  Disc    * ��������� 25.00  PIANOS (4) -     $125.00 up  ; Sec our line of House Furnishings  . 5,00  20.00  35.00  10.00  18,00  Jrk9 fLi9  Phone 16   Greenwood, B. C.  * FIT   REFOR" *"  'The Best Ready-to-Wear  Clothing in the City  FOR SPRING  Refrigerators.'  'Fly-Proof Meat Safes.  Verandah Chairs,; Awning Stripe.  M 'Others^;; %:J; Drop in and We Will Show You.  f.M.GTJIiLBY&Go;,  Greenwood, ;b:.c.':;    ; ; ;  OPPOSITE  THE   POST   OFFICE.  PHONE   27.  - - REMEMBER - -  YOU PROFIT KpSSS������-ot-  This is worth something to you  ^S8-    ' IT'S FREE      "St^  :w. ELSON,  tr MERGE ANT TAILOR. 2  \>.  TH^JG^NkDIAN BANK  OF XJOM^ERCEV1  !ff,   :        SIR EDMUND WALKER,, C.V.O., LL.'d., D.C.L, President  ALEXANDER LAIRD, General Manager  CAPITAL, - $10,000,000 "   REST, -   $8,000,000  ���������   TRAVELLERS' CHEQUES  Issued by The Canadian Bank of Commerce are-the most convenient  form in 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 o'f every cheque. The  cheques are issued in denominations of  $10, $20, $50, $100 and $200, A235  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.  SPECIALS  PASTRY BAKED DAILY AND  -      ALWAYS FRESH.  g I have opened a Plumbing and Tinsmith-   =2  s~ ing. shop in connection with my Carpenter   =2  s= shop, on Government street, Greenwood. The   ~-  B plumbing and tinsmithing department will be   3  B under the charge of George Clerf, and orders  3  g are solicited from all parts of the district.         ~5  I pTEfH. H. McARTHURi  ^iiiiiiiiiiiiiiuuiiiiiiiuiuiiuiiiiiiiiuiiiiiiiiiiiaiiiiiiiiiiiiiiil  WATCH OUT!  Something is (join-f to happen,  and "Time" only will, tell  the story.  YOU "WATCH"  OUR "TIME"  ..wheneveryou consult;*, time-  " piece boup-ht here.  REAL TIMEKEEPERS  AT MINIMUM COST  are what everyone gets who  buys a watch of us. Grand  stock to select from.  A. LOGAN & Co  GREENWOOD.  > r  IS  LIKE  A  STREETCAR  KOOBIS   TO   LET  In the Swayno House, Silver  Street. Clean, private and comfortable rooms in a quiet locality  at reasonable rates. Hot and cold  baths free to guests,  If you want to know what Ferry  W88 like in the boom days, send 10  cents to the Ledge oflice for a copy  of Lowery's Claim, of Dec. 1905.  If you want a bargain in old newspapers call at the editorial rooms of  The Ledge.    ,  0<T������^*<^<j><=rft*<j^r������*<*<^ <*-<-9'<j*>9  I Around Home I  i������r>.Ci''r^-i^-r>'a>-r>.t^*r>.'L>*r^g>������  The measles have deserted the  camp. ���������'  $10 buys a Graphophone, A. L.  While.  .George Lamb spent, the Fourth  in Republic. , ���������  ' Dr. Hyde of Phoenix has gone  to Goose Bay.  John McKellar was a visitor in  the city on Monday.  J. II. McNeill is in Vancouver  on real estate business.  John Meyer is out again after  being ill for two weeks.  Robert Denzler was'a visitor to  the Boundary last week.  George W Rumberger is spending^ few,days in Phoenix. .  Born���������on July l, to Mr. and  Mrs. Frank Hamilton, a son.. ���������  Mayor Matheson of Phoenix  spent Sunday at Rock Creek.  Tom Walsh will likely pay a  visit to Hedley next Wednesday.  Mr. McBride from ' Bridesville  is spending a. few days in the  city.  James McCrea'th was on a business trip to Grand Forks last  week, '. w-  Born���������In Anaconda on June  28 to Mr. and Mrs. C. H. Medill,  a son.  -For Rent���������Furnished houses,  pianos, sewing machines. A. L.  White.  Mr. and Mrs. James Marshall  are on a holiday trip to the western seaside. *. .    ,  Bokn���������At the Mother Lode on  June 29, to Mr. and Mrs. Frank  Ohmau, a son.  , Sam Crowell has been ill for a  week, and expects to'spend a few  weeks at Halcyon.' * ,- ���������  Miss Caldwell and* Miss Cunningham are spending, the holidays in-Vancouver.1*     - -  Gorman {West says .that there  will be' a celebration 'at Bull  Creek next Dominion Day.  Harry Pittendrigh is shipping  large quantities of strawberries  from his ranch at Rock Creek.  The many friends of Mrs T. S.  Palmer will be pleased to know  that she is rapidly recovering.  Cliff Russell has suffered greatly since the baseball accident,  but was some easier yesterday.  Charlie Dempsey took a look  at Greenwood this week. He left  Ed at the ranch to get in the  hay crop.  Al. Hagelberg and Paul Nelson spent the holidays in Greenwood. They are ranching near  Molson, Wash.  Joe Walsh who cut his throat  at Westbridge two weeks ago,  died in the hospital on Monday  from pneumonia.  Billy Murray is still .in the  east. At present he is undergoing treatment for deafness in  London, Ontario.  Some towns should set aside a  dav to pull weeds. This might  even be made a popular movement in Greenwood.  A few days ago the fire got  away from the K. V. Ry. right-  of-way, and burned up about  15,000 ties at Deep Creek.  Alex. Bloomfield is suffering  from poison oak, and will spend  a couple of weeks at a mineral  spring resort in Washington.  Joe McNeil has returned to  Phoenix. In the recent hotel  fire in Silverton he had a wallet  burned up containing $140, and  other valuables.  The officers of the Greenwood  Miner's Union were installed on  Saturday evening. The proceedings closed by one of the most  enjoyable smokers of thc year.  There will be a lecture given  in the Star Theatre Hall Saturday evening July 8th. by Mr.  Jones, under the auspices of the  Greenwood * Farmers' Institute.  Subject, Dry Farming.,  Phoenix and the Mother Lode  football teams had an enjoyable  game in Greenwood on Saturday.  The teams played a game of  clean sport, and their example  should be beneficial to all sportsmen in the district.  Last Friday at Rock Creek  Sam Larsen nearly, located a  watery grave. He was crossing  the river iu front of his hotel  standing on a boat, and pulling  himself along by the cable when  the swift current carried the  boat from underneath him, and  left Sam hung up by his hands  on the wire. He reached the  shore completely exhausted and  has; not yet entirely recoyered  from the,shock to his system.  ROCK CREEK  CELEBRATES  j Western Float  The Dominion Day celebration  at Rock Creek was one of the  most successful eyents of its kind  ever held in  the Boundary.     In'  spite of the heavy rains the preceding day,-  the  glorious   First  dawned clear, and the race track  and ball grounds    being   grass  covered on a gravel soil,   there  was no mud.     Every livery  and  private rig and delivery  wagon  in Greenwood was put  into service,   and   the   automobiles   did  double   duty, ' making    several  trips each.   Chesaw sent a crowd  equal to the Greenwood   representation, and there were many  from Oroville.     A conservative  estimate places the crowd at 500,  and slightly  over   100   conveyances of all   descriptions   were  counted    on     the     celebration  grounds.    The sports were held  on the east _side of the   river,  midway between-'Riverside   and  Rock Creek.    The race track was  a half mile straight-a-way,   and  the ball ground was placed just  below   a   steep   hillside,   which  provided a   vantage   point   for  many to view the game.'   Music  was furnished  by  the   Oroville  Concert  Baud,   and   the   bright  red uniforms of the band boys  helped  add  color to the   scene.  Much color was also added by  Zack   Watson,    of    Greenwood.  Zack was there in gorgeous array  of white, with red aud blue trimmings.     Lunch was served  on  the ground, and the hotels also  did a rushing   business.     Many  brought picnic   lunches   which  were eaten along the shady river  banks.  The celebration committee are  to be commended-for the smoothness with which the sports were  pulled off.   Nearly all the events  were started right on schedule  time.    First   on   the   program  came the small sports, but most  of these were   postponed   until  evening,   Following is a list of  events and winners:  Eg-g: Race���������  1st.   Mrs. Phelan  2nd. Mrs. Ed Meigs  Boys' Race���������  1st.   Victor Reed  2nd.  Leslie Johnson  Girls' Race���������  1st.   May Tanner  2nd.  Ola Amquist and Verna Reed  Ladies' Race���������  1st.   Mrs. Reed  2nd. Miss .Weaver  100 Yard Dash���������  1st.   Charlie Russell  2nd.  Norman Vincent  Fat Man *s Race���������  1st.   W. J. Mitchell  2nd. J. Skinner.  Hop, Skip and Jump -  1st.   Mr. Harrow  " 2nd.  J. Skinner  Mountain Climbing Contest���������  1st.    Warren  2nd.  Williamson  Broad Jump���������  1st.   J. Skinner  2nd.  Wm. Smith  Immediately     following     the  small sports came the  first ball  game, between Chesaw and Phoenix,     The teams   were   eveuly  matched, and it  was oue,  two,  three until the fourth   inning,  when Phoenix drove in two runs.  The Chesaw boys   came   right  back in their half of the inning,  and evened up the score with "two  tallies,   In the sixth the Chesaw  bunch began hitting Blair hard,  and chalked up three runs, which  lead Phoenix couldn't overcome,  although they started  things in  the seventh, and got one run before the Farmers tightened up  their infield enough to stop them.  A good, snappy game throughout.   Score by innings:  Phoenix    0 0 0 2.0 0 1.0 0--3  Chesaw     00 0 2 0 3 0 0 x - 5  The lineup:  ������������^-5>c^������^e^������>*f^c>������r>*������L^'r>.������>-lB  Creston is,full of bees, all making honey.  < There are 17 telephones in South  Fort George.  There are'2,900 Indians in the  Lytton district.  New potatoes appeared in Keremeos on June 24.  Crepton expects to have a cricket  club this summer.  Eddie Doolan of Sirdar has invented a water wheel.  For all purposes the tax rate of  Chilliwack is 18-V mills.  Fort St.  James is distant 139  miles from "Fort George.  There was a cheese factory in  Chilliwack 20 years ago.  The Imperial Oil Co. ia putting  in a warehouse at Merritt.  Ten men are  working at',  the  marble quarry'near Lardo.   '   "' '  A Dutch bank is to be established in Calgary, Alberta.  Fernie pays its dog catcher and  pound-keeper, $2.50 a day.  W. Hillyer has opened a roller  skating rink in Eevelstoke.   "  Tubercolosis caused the death of  Henry Cantin in Abbotsford.  Qu'esnel expects" to have a beet  sugar factory in a short time.  At Trail the Boy Scouts have  built a bridge across George*creek.  Several sawmills have already  been burned in B. C. this summer.  Louis Lobsinger and his bride  have returned to Merritt. from the  east.  . A mail clerk is to be put on the  Steamer Okanagan on Okanagan  lake.  The Orangemen will celebrate at  Hedley, and Salmon Arm on the  12th.  The Anglicans will build a  church this summer in South Fort  George.  Fred W. Hennihg is now manager of the Premier hotel in Prince  Rupert.* .-*-. ��������� -v ������,,-��������� -.".���������.. -  Mr. Lind; formerly of Hedley' is  now running the Baillie'*hotel in  Lytton. ;..,.,,  This season the first fruit "ship-1 Dan McLeod  ped from Summerland went east on Krnmbare lead  June 21.   ... ' "     " "  J. P. Fink Jaas gone on a six  weeks vacation to the Fort George  country.  Up the Skeena river church services are now being held at Copper City.  In Kelowna the business men  take little interest in their Board  of Trade.  King & Gibson have, embarked  in the retail lumber business at  Princeton.  Before the end of the summer the  E. & N. railway will be completed  to Alberni.  In Kelowna the telephone company has orders for 45' more instruments.  In Cranbrook the school grounds  have been seeded with lawn grass  and clover.  Prince Rupert will enquire into  the cost of establishing a Small  Debts Court.  P. Burns & Co.. will build "a  packing plant at Edmonton-Alberta, that will cost 6500,000. ������������������   ,  There was a potato famine in  Rossland last'week, and a few old  spuds brought five cents a pound.  At Revelstoke this spring the  Columbia river rose-: to within 5������  feet of the high' water record of  1894.  It is estimated that the total pack  of Salmon this season in- B. .C. will  be between 700,000 and 800,000  cases.  A young man in New Westminister.-was given three months  for supplying an Indian with  liquor.  It is reported that by next  month tho Fort George Indians  will bo ready to boII their lands at  that point.  A short-order restaurant has  been opened in Sandon. History  is beginning to bo, a repeater in  that old camp.  James Long died in Revelstoke  last week." He came to that city  in 1892, and,at one time was manager for Bourne Bros.  J.  Lesfcock Reid 'who recently ~~  died in Winnipeg was one of the  oldest surveyors in the west.    He  came west 41 years ago.  The break in the bulkhead at  Barkerville has been repaired,' and  the,town will be safe from another  flood for two or three years.  F. B. English and his.pack train  of 95 are' taking over 5,000  pounds of merchandise from Ques-  nel to theHazelton country.  C. H, Cottrell is putting up a  five-story buiding, at the corner of  Cambie and Robson streets ' in  Vancouver at a cost of $55,000.  Mrs. Allison, the oldest resident  of Princeton has gone to California  to visit relatives for three months.  She is accompanied by her daughter.  Wild cattle are numerous on  Graham Island, and will attack  human beings. "They are being  killed off as fast as possible by the  settlers.  Arrangements have  been completed to finish the survey of the  -Cariboo, , ^cke/wlle - and^Willi^srj- -  River   rail'way.   %Vrorfc:^M**begiB -"'--  on it next year.'  * ' '"   ' .  The Slocan Record states that  is ��������� developing , a  .u-iuuiuaioiBau near the head of  the -lake, and expects   to   make  shipments this fall.  The Canada Northern railway  has bought $250,000 worth of property at McLeod, Alberta, and that  road may be extended* tojthe Crow's  Nest Pass next year.  The Princeton Star says that  from a reliable source it has learned  that construction of the grade from  Coalmont to Coquihalla pass will  begin in about 90 days.  It was proposed some time ago  to stock Graham Island with 30,-  000 goats and sheep, but the project fell through owing to the  freight rate being too high.  The sheriff is now looking for  W. A. Stevens, Dan Greonwalt,  and Mrs. Dan Greonwalt, in con-*  nection with the alleged salting of  the Steamboat mineral claim.  ������������������*���������- ���������*-  Phoenix  Blair  Quinn  McKinnon  Patterson  Lang  Folson  Beanor  Hamilton  Mitchell  : Chesaw  p Kelley  c McCarter  lb D. McCorey  2b W. McCorey  3b J. Mclntyre  ss R. Mclntyre  1 f Lancaster  c f Oberg  r f Hadley  Concluded on I<aat l'aife.  Work will begin this summer on  the new 875,000 postofiice building  at Revelstoke.  New Denver will be 20 years old  next December. It was first called  Eldorado City.  So far this season sockeye salmon are scarce iu the waters of  Northern B. C.  The City of Enderby will borrow $5,500 for park, water and  other purposes.  South of Abbotsford the V. V.  & E.~railway will build two miles  of trestle work.  In Wilraer John McConnell was  fined $150 for supplying liquor to an  interdicted man.  It cost the city council of Ladysmith $25 to clean up the streets  for Dominion Day.  J. G. McCallum has the contract for building the $60,000 post-  office in Cranbrook.  Last month Fort George complained bitterly about the slowness of its mail service.  D. C. Drain is enlarging: his  hotel at Blairmore by the addition  of more than 20 rooms.  Norman Grant and John Fal-  kard have opened a carpenter and  joiners shop in Enderby.  E. Chesley was the conductor  who took tho first regular passenger  train out of Prince Rupert.  John Hutchison formerly of  Cranbrook has built a residence  and settled down in Merritt.  A man in Abbotsford was recently fined $20, and costs for  carrying concealed weapons.  The Old Man's Home at Kamloops is to be enlarged at a coBt  of $125,000. When completed"it  will take care of 155 inmates. At  present there are 87 in the Home.  Two men recently made a trip  to Fort George from Oregon on  motor-cycles, all but the last 50  miles, and that they had to walk,  owing to the bad condition of the  road.  The New Michel Reporter states  that three times inside of 24 hours,  a resident of that town b'-came a  grandfather. This is a unique record never heard of before in tho  world. . ( ���������  j The leading experimental farm  in B. C. will be at Buruaby, near  New Westminister. The provincial government has let contracts  for $400,000 worth of buildings to  be erected on the farm.  At a meeting .recently held in  New Michel, it was decided to  change the name of that town to  Natal. One man wants it called  Eye-Opener, but that name was  too fatal in the eyes of the meeting.  Although it was his first offense  a drunk was recently fined $250 in  New Westminister, "because he had  to be takon to the police station in  a hack. The police in that city are  not provided with wheel-barrows.  The wind often travels eighty  miles an hour, and that too without a ticket.  Many a man who is calling  loudly for justice would be in the  county jail if he got it.  Much of what we call love at  first sight fails when it comos to  the second, Hober view.  mtmmmstma THE  LEDGE, , GREENWOOD,   BRITISH   COLUMBIA  THE  LEDGE  Is located at Greenwood, B. C, and can be traced to many parts of  thc 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  kiug who sits ou the cushions of the throne. It believes that advertising is the life of trade; and that one of the noblest works of  creation .is the man who always pays the printer.  The Ledge is $2.00 a year in advance, or $2.50 when not so paid.  It is postage free to all parts of Canada, Mexico, Great Britain and  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   6,'   1911.  A blue mark hero indicates that your Subscription has  bocomo deceased, and that tho editor would once moro  like to commune with your collateral.  THE COKE QUESTION.       THE PEGLEG MINE  Tin-: coal strike in  the Crow's  Nest   Pass    put    the    Boundai'y  . smelters   in   a   difficult   position.  The B. C. Copper Co. lead the way  by bringing coke at great expense  from the east, and eventually the  "other smelters followed suit, thus  averting a great depression in this  part of tbe country.    It looks now  as though tho smelters would   be  independent of the  western  coke  ovens judging from the  following thafc rise fl.om fche bnrnillg Banda  dispatch from New York:  "On account of a strike  Where is it?   Why has it not  beon found?   In trying to find tho  answer to these questions, many a  prospector has packed his burros  and,   without tolling any ono his  destination, has gone alone out in  tlio desert, determined to have at  least ono good  try at finding this  the richest and most talked of mine  in the great Colorado plains.  Somewhere,   near   three buttes  involving   all   of   the     British  Columbia  mines tho   British  Columbia Copper Co. has been  drawing its supply   of   coke  since  May 1  from   Pennsylvania.      While this coke  is  much better in  quality,   the  cost   of   smelting   has    been  somewhat increased.  Recently, however,  the Canadian Pacific reduced its rates  on , coke,   which enables   the  British* Columbia1 Copper Co.  to continue operations   with  tho Pennsylvania coke satisfactorily, and the Granby and  other mining companies have  resumed     operations,     using  Pennsylvania coke.    Tho Canadian Pacific Railway is now  willing to  make further   reduction in the rates on coke  which will enable the copper  companies of British Columbia  to continue operations under  normal conditions and   they  may hereafter use the   Con-  nellsville coke preferentially."  Do not give advice.    Sell it.  TnE small-minded man will become an enemy if you do him a  favor.  Tni: wise boy gets his hair cut  short so the school-teacher can not  pull it.  O.ve of the finest characters on  earth, is the man who pays for his  paper in advance without being  asked.  One of the penalties of being  clever is to-be hated, by the inferior dubs in your own line of  business or profession.  It was Junius who remarked  that ''Tho citizen who is truly  loyal to the chiof magistrate, will  neither advise nor submit to arbitrary measures."  the gold lies easy of access. Untold wealth waits for the man who  can find the spot where a party of  tired and discouraged trappers  camped more than three-quarters  of a century ago.  Tho story of the lost Pegleg mine  is never told twice a like iu all its  details, but in its essentials the  story is always the same.  Smith, 'the finder of the mine,  was a one-legged man who hobbled  around on a wooden stump and  was called ' 'Pegleg" as a matter of  course.    He had joined a party of  trappers,   at   St  Louis,   in 1S3G.  They made their way   westward  to the headwaters of the Colorado  river, which they .followed down to  the   mouth   of   the   Gila.    From  where   Yuma   now   stands    they  struck out in a southwesterly direction.    They travelled for three  days across the desert towards a  range of low hills that seemed only  a good days march away when they  left the river.    At the end of three  days they could hardly   see  that  they were any nearer, but just before nightfall   on  the fourth day  they reached the hills where they  made   camp   at  the   foot   of the  one at the extreme south end of  the range."   There is no twilight to  speak of in that country and when  it once gets dusk it is soon dark.  While   the   others   were   making  camp, Pegleg .went off to find water  as their supply was running short.  He went up a canyon   that   ran  northward from  their camp   into  three buttes.    Before long he had  reached the head of the canyon and  there   Fcramliled up to the top of  one of the buttes to look over the  nearby ground.    If he conld have  seep n gi-ocn _ sj ot anywhere from  his point of observation, he could  known he had found water.    Not  a sign of moisture could   ho see  anywhere.    But he had noticed in  tho bottom of tho canyon and on  top of the buttes that ho was among   ,       ...       "*'"'" " "*"'���������> ,J"������ ���������jU  nnn,l,*,i    ������  Wlth  an lndia������ who was employed as a laborer on  Governor  cido which way to go to find it as  their supply would not carry them  while they retraced their steps to  the Colorado river. They saw a  high mountain looming up against  the skyline to tho northwest, and  decided that they would be as apt  to find water there as any where  and thoy also knew thafc if thoy did  not reach it that day, that some of  them would never reach it at all.  Their only hope, then, was to  reach the mountain that day before, their little remaining water  was utterly exhausted and they  were left to perish miserably on  tho hot sands.  That evening they reached tho  mountain after a toilsome and  heartbreaking tramp, .and Pegleg,  who seemed to have tho best staying powers of any in the party,  started right on for water and found  ft fine spring in a few minutes.  The mountain was named after  Pegleg because ho found tlie spring  and it bears his name this day on  the maps.  At Temecula, the travelers were  told that possibly the black pieces  were gold but they paid  no heed  and when the tests applied at San  Bernardino showed that they had  really found gold, they were still  evidently  unconvinced,   for   they  paid  not the slightest heed to tho  imformation and drifted elsewhere.  After the discovery of gold,  by  Marshall,   in   IS-18, and thousands  upon thousands of excited men wero  rushing to the new diggings, Smith  seemed to have, begun to appreciate  the value of what he had found.  Anyway he went to San Francisco  where he organized an expedition  to go out on tho desert to locate the  three buttes and pick up the nuggets.    Fully equiped   for *a   long  stay,    the    expedition   left   Los  Angeles in a southeasterly direction  for Smith Mountain, where the last  water was to bo had.    But before  reaching the springs at the foot of  the mountain, some Indians that  had   been   brought along to pack  supplies, slipped away in tho night  with all the provisions and a large  share of the/jamp outfit.  Tho  expedition   was   forced to  turn back and all but Pegleg were  glad to reach San Bernardino without fatalities.    He was downhearted  and   moody all  the  way and  when the party- reached San Bernardino he disappeared and was  never heard   of  again.    He  just  dropped out.    ne may have gone  alone to try to locate his mine and,  if he did, he left his bones to bleach  on  the   desert.   A    good    many  skeletons have been fountl on the  Colorado   desert,   first   and   last,  since then, but his would be easy  to identify because of the wooden  stump.  Some may feel that no man  would think of starting off on such  a quest without ample equipment,  aud the answer is that the writer  has actually met a one-legged  tramp coming across Arizona on  crutches, begging his way and not  even carrying blankets or canteen.  Crutches sink into the sand quite  a way; he hardly seemed to be  walking; it was more like wad-  iDg���������fording the desert, so to  speak.  From this lime on the story of  the lost mine began to spread and  has been told and retold all the  way from California to New York,  and probably every newspaper and  magazine in the country has made  some mention of it. There- were  some, of course, who could and did  appreciate tho facts and who never  gave up the idea of making a trip  across the desert in search of the  gold they knew must be there.  The next part of the story has to  zaBSEKBtaaeaica  water from the Spring at Smith  Mountain, leaving tho spring at  daybreak and about three o'clock  in tho afternoon would como to the  place where thero was much gold.  In 1SG0 a man by the name of  McGuiro organized a party of six in  San Francisco to go to'the Pegleg  mine. He claimed to havo been  there and. showed some black gold  nuggets to substantiate his statement. He had a good deal of  money on deposit in one of the  banks in the city and claimed  it  came from the sale of other nuggets deposit   or ledge, bearing* gold in  We have noticed that the present ago ruiiH to fancy names, and  that such good old names as  Bridget, Patrick and Hannah are  gradually becoming alomst obsolete. There is a good deal in  a name, especially at tho bottom  of a cheque  Tun Methodist printing oflice in  Toronto is congested for  lack   of  room,. but Dr.   Briggs says   that  they will have to stay in   their  present quarters until the   Lord  shows them another place.     We  have often seen the devil trying to  boss a print-shop, but this is the  first time that we have heard of  the Lord  being the foreman   or  managing director of a   printing  office.     However  Ktrauge   thinga  occur  in   the   cent    belt,    even  amongst the Methodists,  pieces of black metal that impeded  his wooden stump, no finally  picked up a few small pieces and  put them in his pocket, thinking  the yellow spots he saw indicated  copper pyrito (chalcoprito) which  is a bright brassy yellow.  This was  twelve  years   before  Marshall found a fow shining nuggets in the tail race of the sawmill  at Coloma, on the south fork of the  American river, a little more than  .fifty miles from Sacramento, twelve  years before the discovery of gold  in California and a long time before any gold mining   was  done  west of the Carolinas and Georgia.  There were a few hundred men in  those states who would havo known  that the black lumps were gold but  probably not a man  west of the  Mississippi   river,   at  that   time,  would have known what they were  without appl} ing f'omc teat.  No water was found and when  morning camo the party had to de-  Downey's ranch, which is known  as "Warner's Ranch," and stretches from the foothills below Smith  Mountain,  to the   desert on   tho  south.    He would frequently slip  away from the   ranch,  when   he  could   secure an outfit for a long  trip,   and  upon his return would  often display aquautity of nuggets*.  These nuggetswere always black  and readily passed at the country  stores���������only he was not particular  whether he received full value or  not, often remarking that he knew  where there were   plenty   paore.  All this finally came to the ears of  Gov. Downey and he went to the  ranch to talk with tho Indian about  it, but. when he arrived he found  the Indian had gone to Anaheim  and been   killed   over a game of  cards,    Gov. Downey talked wilh  the dead Indian's squaw and from  her he learned that her husband  a*���������*-. ���������������*- ���������.-, ta,-sWly ot^r^zzs.  like those he still had  The McGuiro party left Smith  Mountain, passed through San Felipe Canyon, and their whitened  bones were found a long time afterwards out on the desert.  In 1S75, a prospector in trying  to make his way across the Colorado desert from Arizona, wandered  far off tho route, becamo lost, finally made liis way up a canyon in  search of water and found nuggets  on top of a butte; but he was now  too near death from want of water  to delay   longer   than to pick up  just a fow.    A day or so later ho  crawled up to tho spring on Smith  Mountain���������the samo   spring   that  Pegleg found in  1830,  tho samo  that gave tho Indian his supply of  water when ho made his trips to  the buttes and  the   samo   spring  that gave a final supply to tho McGuiro party in 1800, as thoy started  on their death march through the  San Felipo Canyon:  As soon as he was able to travel  he camo to Los Angeles, where lib  had a relapse and died. Before  death overtook him, ho told his  story to his doctor and gave him  the nuggets (which were black)  amounting to ������2,000.  Of course the doctor mado an  effort to find the mi no, but he, too,  failed and died.  One day the agent at a little  station on the Southern Pacific R.  R. reported that a squaw camo in  and showed a quantity of black  gold nuggets which she had carefully wrapped in her blanket. She  refused to talk; she knew the value  of the gold and would only point  in a general direction towards  Smith Mountain.  It is generally difficult to persuade Indians to help a white man  to.locate gold; they are naturally  secretive, and when they havo told  the white man where to find treasure, the Indians say tho white man  always keeps it all and drove the  Indians oil'.    This samo reticence  is found among the Indians elsewhere,  so it is not a trait'of the  Southern California Indians alone.  A few years ago a man stopped  at a mill on the Colorado river a few  miles above Yuma.    He came out  of the desert on the west and told  the engineer at the mill that he had  seen some queer things on his trip  and  then took from his pocket a  handful of black nuggets which he  said were as heavy as lead, but he  added that ho guessed they were  nothing but iron pyritios, and laid  them  down.    After he had gone,  the engineer tested one of the nuggets with a file and discovered it to  be gold.    He started in pursuit o'f  the man, overtook him and learned  from  him that he picked up tho  nuggets in a gulch where the wind  and sand had driven him for shelter  and where he stayed all night.   He  said there were cart-loads of that  stuff there!    These nuggets answered to the same description   as  those that Pegleg took  into San  Bernardino, that McGuiro had in  San  Francisco,  that the   Indians  gambled away in   Anaheim   and  that the dying prospector gave to  his physician in Los Angeles.  A prominent citizen of Riverside  spent many years trying to find  this great store-hoiiHO of wealth,  made many trips across the wastes  and finally, never returned.  A great number of stories have  been told about white men and Indians showing nuggets which thoy  claimed came from the Pegleg mine  and only   two years ago an employee of the Santa Fe R.R. who  was on the run from Los Angeles  to San  Diego asked for a lay-off,  went on a prospecting trip and returned with some very  rich ore  claiming that he had   found  the  Pegleg.    The ore he  showed indicated that he had made a very  rich strike but it never came from  the Pegleg.  In all of the stories, with the  exception of the man who went  into the mill on tho Colorado river,  there has always been the trip  across the desert, the three buttes,  'and the final arrival at the spring  Somewhere out in Colorado desert there are three small hills, containing enough gold to make many  men rich. Somewhere out there,  this dazzling fortune will be found  by some one .who has the endurance  and perseverance to keep at it, and  sufficient knowledge of the desert  and prospecting to know how to  conduct his search.  Ono writer says.*. "All of the  country between the Colorado, and  the Pacific is heavily mineralized,  and.somewhere- in between is   a  07 ������" V J? JP JT K J-? JT JO j*? jp tf g������ & #> jc*  such quantities that the brain of  man fairly reels at the thought of  such wealth." This seems quite  a good deal overdrawn; an then  when one recalls the wordB of the  man who had actually "camped  among cart-loads of that,stuff," it  apt to make one feel thafc the Peg-  leg mine is even richer than its  searchers have ever dreamed.  V.  fe  fe  fe  fe  fe  fe  fe  fe  fe  fe  fe  fe  fe  a.  m.  m.  Leaves Mother Lode  9,30  6:30 p.  Leaves Greenwood  .2:00 p. '  . 8:30 p.  m.  m.  ��������� Saturday   last   stage    leaves  Mother Lode 6 p. m. ��������� Returning*,  "^ leaves Greenwood 10 p. ni  " -*'  Greenwood Office  NORDEN  **  About Float.  * 'V  Float is not. a periodical.,  It is a book containing 8G  illustrations all told, and  ���������    is filled with sketches and    >  stories of western life.   It  tells how a gambler cashed  in, after the flush days of  Sandon ; how it rained in   .  New, Denver   long   after : \  Noah .was dead ;   how a  ,    parson .took a   drink   at  Bear Lake in early days ;  how' justice was dealt in  Kaslo  iu; '93 :   how the  HOTEL-*J  COMING HOME  Victoria,  B.  C,  Juno   30-Sir  Wilfrid Laurier is to sail' homeward from London on the 2nd instant   and   Premier   McBride   of  British    Columbia   on    tho   20th  proximo.    The general impression  prevails in tho best iinformed  political circles that in  the event of  the United StatcH senate adopting  tho Reciprocity agreement���������which  thero is small doubt that body will  do���������Sir Wilfrid will apply for immediate dissolution of tho House  and go to the country in late August or early   September.-   Should  tho   Senate by any, chance  reject  the   treaty, the Dominion session  would proceed to an early termination,   possibly a   defeat   of   tho  Laurier ministry,  on the-floor of  the parliament.  In the event of an  election being brought on shortly,  it is expected that Hon. Mr. McBride will tour Canada to deliver a  number of speeches in the Conservative interest and against Reciprocity.  ut Jt Jt jt jt jt js jt jt jx j* js jt jt������ jx jt  Frank Fletcher  Provincial Land Surveyor,  Nelson, B. C.  J. R. CAMERON,  Leading Tailor of the Kootenays.  KASLO,    B.C.  HAVE YOUR PHOTO TAKEN  , BY      - ���������  J. H. JAMES of Greenwood.  STARKEY & CO.  nelson, b. c.  wholesale  dealers in  Produce   and   Provisions  saloon man outprayed tho  women in Kalamazoo,.and  graphically    depicts'   the  roomings , of   a   western,  editor among the tender-  feet in tho cent belt.   It  contains the early history  of Nelson and a romance  of the Silver King mine.  In   it are   printed three  western poems, and doz-  ,  ens of articles too numer-  ���������  ous to mention.    Send for  one before it is too late.  The   prico   is   25.. cents,  postpaid to any part of tho  world.    Address   all   letters to'  R. X. howery  GREENWOOD, B. C.  The Poor Preacher  You never hear of the preachers  going on strike for higher wages.  They are supposed to work for the  Lord and live largely on air aud  prayers. Lately, however, there  seems to bo a disposition to give  the parsons more pay and thereby  get a better class of heaven boosters. * At the Toronto Methodist  Conference tho Rev. James Allen  had the following to say on tile  subject: *  "It is better to have a few ministers and pay them well, than to  have a lot.and starve them as we  are doing now. God Himself does  not ask a man to live on less than  proper food and raiment, yet some  of our pastors receive stipends of  $400 and $500 per year, out of  which they havo to keep a house  and help everyone in need. Rev.  Mr.' Allen said that ministers were  sometimes forced to give up their  calling because-they  were  unable  to pay their debts with  the small  salaries they received.    In country  places the wives-and children of  poorly paid ministers had to suffer,. -  and this was a shameful condition  of affairs.    "We need strong men  in the pulpit,"  he added,   "but  when are we going to get them. if  we dwarf men intellectually at the  most critical period of their ministry by not paying fehem  salaries  that will enable them to buy a book  once in a while ?"  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WRITE TOM  PIMWMGML BUSINESS Iff  VflM60UVER"VI������rin7fl  RENT5TOCOltECTA  AGREEMENTS FOR MLE"'  MORTGfl &ES TO I20K /IPT-BR  ���������/\ttV COIi-EGT,  FIREIN5URrtMETOPIdG&)  LET US /1TTEMR-T0IT^  WE ARE PLEflSlhtf  others mnvf be mv  TO^PLEflSE YOU./.  pVaftcouver -B.C.^  THE   KOOTENAY   SALOON  Sandon, B. 0., has a line of nerve  bracers unsurpassed in auy mountain town ot the Great West. A  glass of aqua pura given free with  ���������   spirits'menti.  NK1TJ1ARKKT    HOTISr-  , Is the homo for all tourists and  "millionaires visiting; New Denver, British Columbia..  '    ' Henry Stegc. Pi-opr,  THK   PKOVINCK   IIOTI3E,  ��������� '    ��������� Grand* Forks, is a large three-  , story brick hotel that provides  the public witb pood meals and  pleasant rooms.   A new building  ,    but the same old rates.  KmII Liu-son, Proprietor,  THIS   KAS10,H0TKI  Kaslo, B. C,,   is a' comfortable  home for ali who travel to that  .'    city.    ' :  ,t Cockle Jt Papwortn.  SHEIli'KOOKE   irOBSK  Nelson-jjB. C.  One minute's walk  from C. P. Tl   station.   Cuisine  unexcelled; Well heated and ven-  ���������* tilated.  Hoy or ItroH., Proprietor  IF I SAY SO IT IS SO.  Keep Your Eye oh  NORTH VANCOUVER  ,    ''.      SEE ME  The newspapers in Greenwood, Phoenix and Grand Forks have adopted the  following scale for legal advertising:  Application   Tor   Liquor  Licence  (30 days) jfc-.oo.  Certificate of Improvement Notice  (60 days) ^7.50  Application to Purchase Land No-  ��������� tiees (60 days) '.������7.50  Delinquent Co-owner Notices  (90'  days) #10.00  Water Notices (small) ������7.50  # All other legal advertising, 12 cents a  line, single column, for the first insertion; and 8 cents a line for each subsequent insertion. ' . '  NOTICE  TKKMONT   IMUBTC  Nelson, B. n., is run on tho American and European plan. Steam  heated rooms. All -wliite' labor.  Special attention paid lo dining-  room.  "Hsu-Homo & ('ampbull, Props.  LAKKVIKW   llOTKL,   .  -.in   Nelson,  B. C,   omplovR   all  white help and is a home for the  ; ���������.   'world at *f 1.00 a day.  Nap. MulloUo, Proprietor.  Notice ik hereby given thai 30 days from  (late I intend to apply to tlie Chief Commi.ssion-  er of Lands for a licence to prospect for Coal  aud Petroleum ou the foIlowii*n described land  111 tlio Similkameen District of JCotlle River,  Ii. C. Commencing-.at a post planted at the  N.J-.. Corner of Lot 422, thence'0chains N01II1,  thence 160 chains H ast, thence 40 chains South,  thonce 100 chains West, to point of commencement. Containing-640acrei, rcore or less.  Dated this 26th day of May, 1911.  BERTHA. J. KNIGHT,  J. II   EAST, Agent.  523-524, Pacific Block, Vancouver, B. C.  oi'rosiTj**   rosTOFPicE  \1  ISIJinKSVIT.T.K   IIOTJfX.  '���������'    -"Kriilpsvillc.  U.   O.    Provides    ext-Dllcnt  lU'Commoilnllon* for tourists and travellers.. Fresh   "Hp-prs  and  Hut.toi*.   Speeiiil  s    IrJ-.li Whiskey always 011 JinnJ.  THOMAS   WAT.Sir,   Proprietor.  HOTEL CASTLEGAR, Castlegar Junction. All modern. Excellent  accomodations for tourists and  drummers. Boundary train leaves  _ here at'9 10 a.m - * '  ���������-        ���������-   p-r*   w. H.   GACE, Protrlctor  NEW YORK  LOWERY'S CLAIM  During the 37 months that Lowery.'a  Claim was on earth it did business all  over-the world. It* was the most  unique, independent ond fearless journal ever produced in Canada.- Political  and theological enemies pursued it with  the venom of a rattlesnake until the  g-overnment shut ifc out of the mails,  and its editor ceasad to publish it,  paftly on account of a 'lazy liver and  partly because it takes a pile of money  to run a paper that is outlawed. Ihere  ire still 25 different editions of this condemned journal in print. Send 10 cents  and get one or $2 50 and get the bunch.  "  ' It. T. LOWERY,"  Greenwood, B. C  IS THE GREATEST  -  THEATRICAL i SHOW PAPER  IN THE WORLD.  S4.00 Per Year.    Single Copy, I OCts.  ISSUED WEEKLY.  Sample Copy Free.  FRANK QUEEN PUB. CO. (Ltd),  ALBERT J. BORIE,  Manaqek.  I'UBLISUERS,  47 w. 2Stu St., nkw York:  "' Baggage transferred to  any part of the City. Furniture moved to any part of  the District. ,-General Dray-  ingof all kinds.      <  SIDNEY* OLIVER.  Letters from Jane Ann  Skibdokidgk Nruk  Sitka, N. 13.  Dear Miss Peggy Macotff,���������I  got the loving letter you sent, and  don't thank you for it. .1 s'pose  you think it's clever of Clara Parkins to spin all. those lies about  me. Just as if I couldn't tell her  off if I liked.     -  Fancy her saying she don't  know how I got in service, 'cause  I was such a dunce at school.    ���������  P'raps I was and p'raps I wasn't.  One thing, I didn't get a parcel of  chlorride of lime for reglar attendance. And I" didn't get a holiday  from sovuing-lesson so's I could  have ahaircut and a bath.  Used to be sorry for her "I did,  and always one of the first to  move so's she could get out of her  seat.  I'm sure I always been a friend  to Clara Parkins and she can't say  different.* That is not if she  speaks .the truth. She couldn't  when I knew her.  And 'bout me not being much of  a figger.  Well, I don't wan't to show her  ap,.but I could. If I liked to  open my mouth I could say a lot.  "One thing, she couldn't go to  service and wear a cap. Not unless she fixed it on with tintacks.  Got no hair to pin it to. Ask her  why it would'nt grow; the health  lady can tell her.  I got a lovely head of hair.  Everybody says so. I could pin a  chest of drawers to it if I liked.  Bit different to the half ounce of  shag she tries to put in curl-papers.  Good job for Her I'm easy going  and not soon upset, bat she has no  business to talk about my ligger.  "One thing, a dress on me don't  quite look like a rag round a whip  handle. Nothing to stop me wearing a air'em skirt if I liked. -  There would be if I had legs  like a capital O. That's a bit  more you can.tell her if you like,  and if you don't think it'll make  any more unpleasantness.  I���������can���������hardly���������keep ��������� from���������  sobbing���������when���������I��������� think ��������� what  she's���������said���������about���������me.  She���������knows���������I'm ��������� tender-'art-  -and���������forgiving���������.that's ��������� why  ���������takes���������advantage.      Wicked  ed-  she  cat.  P'raps she thinks she's somebody jnst because she can per-  swade pomo people she's married.  One thing, I'm not fry toned of  Clara Parkins nor yet v of the  k-legged sketch she-keeps honae  for.  Married! She ought to be married, she ought. Her that had to  sit the baby on a hot plate to dry  every Satterday night. . Hadn't a  towel in the place.  I don't s'pose she told you what  the.eaniterry man said when he  come to see if she was keeping her  room any cleaner. She'd just took  the baby off the plate, and he said,  You don't want no fire-guard for  that child, missis, what you  ���������want's a rear-guard to cover it's  little sunsetr  It's red hot.  The woman upstairs where she  lives told me every word. There  being a small hole through   the  SEA "CRD TENDERS addressed to tlie imtlor-  siffiicd, and endorsed "Tender for Public  liii-l-Hiiir, Cliilliwnck, II, C," will be received lit  tills office until 4.00 p.m ,011 Monday. July 24.  I9II, for tlio construction of a Public Bull-Unir,  Chilliwack, B. C.  Plans, Biieclfici-'tloii and form of contract can  be soeii and forms of tender obtained at the  office of Mr. Win. Henderson, Resident Architect, Victoria, II. C, at ttic-Postoflico, Chilliwack, B. C., and at tills Department.  Persons tendering arc notified tliat lenders  will not be considered unless made 011 the  printed forms supplied, and stoned with tlieir  actual sl-rnalure, the nature of the occupation,  and place of residence of each member of the  lirm must be (riven,  Each tendor must lie accompanied by an  accented cheque ou a chartered bank, payable  to tliu order of thc Honorable the Minister of  Public Works, equal to ten per cent, of the  amount of the tender, which will be forfeited if  the person tendering decline to enter into a contract whon called upon lo do so, or fail to  complete the work contracted for. If the tender be not accepted tlio cheque will Ibe returned,  By order,  R. C. DESROCHERS,  _ Secretary.  Department of Public Works, -  Ottawa, June 29, MM.  Newspapers will not be paid for this advertisement if Ihey insort it -without authority  from the Department.  With a view to Ihe better preservation  of the Public Highways the attention , of  the public is herewith directed lo the  provisions of THE HIGHWAY TRAF-"  EIC REGULATION ACT AMENDMENT ACT which enacts as follows :���������  "It shall be unlawful for any person lo  cause lo be drawn ' or driven 011 any of  the public highways of that portion of  the "Province of "British Columbia situate  east of the Cascade range of Mountains,  any wagon or other vehicle carrying a  load in excess of that mentioned in  .Schedule 'A' heremto annexed. ���������  SCHEDULE A. \  Wagons and 4 wheeled vehicles 'shall  not carry a load in excess of the following:���������   ' ,     , ' ,  On tires under 3 inches [2,000 lbs.  On tires 3 inches in width and under 4  "1<:,les**; 3,000 lbs.  On tires 4 inches in width and* under 5  >nc?les 6,000 lbs.  On tires 5 inches in width and over   6,000 lbs. and over,  AND NOTICE is hereby given that  the Act in every respect must be strictly  complied with.  Any person guilty of an offence against  this Act shall upon summary conviction  thereof before a Justice of the Peace be  liable lo a penally not exceeding Fifty  Dollars. J  EHOLT, B, G  John  J^GJfellai*  Proprietor.  ���������Do not draw logs or timber over highway. Vehicles meeting ought to turn to  tlie 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.  nelson, B. a.  W. C.  IVKLLS, Proprietor.  First-class in everything.  Steam heat,' electric light,  private baths. Telephone  in every room. '.First-class  bar and barber shop.  'Bus meets all trains.  floor, the person can't help hearing if she just shifts a bit of canvas.  I'm sure I don't wish Clara Parkins no harm, but I wish she'd  keep herself to herself. That'll be  quite enough for her to do, specially as there ain't a hook or eye on  a blessid rag she's got. Safety  pins is only mortal,: they won't  last for ever. ,  One thing, if Bert and I was to  get married on the hire system, we  shouldn't.be wanted to disinfeok  the furnicher twice a week. She  had to.      I don't wan'fc to open  you know that. She ain't worth  it*.  Of course, I shouldn't like you  and me to be any worse, friends,  dear. I'm not one forvfalling-out.  And do write me another nice long  letter soon's ever you can.  Your always affectionate friend,  Jane Ann.  COUNTY COURT OF YALE.  A  SITTING Of tho County Court of Yule will"  ,,,"-��������� ���������l1������"I'!" ������t "'0 Court House, Greenwood,  on  'liK-sday  the 20th day of August, Mil, at  eleven o'clock in the forenoon.  By order,  AV. G. McMYNN,  " Registrar C. C. of Y.  GRAND CENTRAL  ;  HOTEL.   Opposite Postoffice, NELSON, B.C.  American and "European Plans.  H. H. PITTS, Pi-op.  i-pj*  people's eyes, but you ask to Bee  the paper she had to sign.  Won't catch me getting married  and having .to wash the youngster  and stew the cabbage all in the  same piedish.  What my poor dear father used  to say was, It's a long lane that  gathers no moss, and I dessay  she'll bo sorry some day for all the  unkind things she's said about  me."  I hope she'll soon learn to be  more nicer behaved. It's wicked  to run people down behind their  backs. We ought all to be more  forgiving, then the world would be  happier for everybody. I should  be sorry to say thiugs about her,  > ��������� Photo, by Miss Ben-Yt������uf, New York.  , AGNES CLAUT  ��������� j A Successful Young Canadian Novelist  Of tho Canadian novelists who have won reputation and rocognltlo  during tho past few years, nearly half of the number havo been women, an  lathis list the splendid work of Miss.Agnes C. Laut deserves high place  She was born in Winnipeg In* 1872, and while in her junior year at tho Manitoba Unlvorslty her health proved so delicate that sho was ordered to pack  up.her school,books and go out into the wild, free, regenerating life of tho  Solklrlts, to seo what these'noble mountains of Canada could do for her.  There, In a Hfo-glylngratmosphere, where every breath Is a natural tonic,'  she rode and walked her way to health, defylng'the decrees and prophecies  of hor physicians. She found <ln an Indian reservation located In the wilds  of the mountains/material for her first book, "Lords of the North."  Miss Laut was the first woman to invade the mining camps of the Canadian Rockies and to st������idy the life there at close- range. Her virile graphic  nowspaper letters on this subject wero not signed, and editors of mining  journals into whose hands thoy chanced to come, praised them, with enthusiasm, and wondered why -other Eastern writers did not picture mining life as  It really was, llko the man whose article's were appearing in the "Winnipeg Free Press" and other-papers.  .To'maa'ln tho jrough, as Miss Laut found him'in these camps uncon-  tamlnated by civilization, she pays high tribute when sho says: "There r  learned to: appreciate the chivalry and courtesy of a class receiving small  credit for such traits, and this, though I was entirely alone, without one  ���������instance of disrespect .or annoyance." On hor travels for literary material  Miss Laut has had many Interesting experiences, among.them an eight  weeks' cruise In a government mailboat along the coast northward from St  Johns. She made many* later visits to the Solkirks, whoro thc natural freedom from the trammels of social .convention appealed strongly to her  Beside hor later books, "Heralds of Empire," "Tho Story of tho Trapper"  and tho "Pathflndors of tho West," Miss Laut has written strong articles on  politics and social <*uosLlons;' subjects raroly handled by women and still  moro rarely with the directness, clearness and force which seem to nor-  meato with vitality everything sho writes. Hor contributions to tho "Now  York Sun," the Now York "Evonlng Post," tho "Rovlew of Reviews" and tho  "Century" show a virility unusual from the pen of a woman so feminine and  so unspqllod by success as Miss Laut.  .KuLrod ������cordln������ to Sctoltho l>>rlifmo-it oro-mUt., lu llio yw i((.-, *,,yr, c. Hick, it (bo Dopurtmeul utinltullH*  New Compartment  Observation Cars  To Denver, Kansas City, St. Louis  The Compartment Observation Car is thc "living room" on a  train���������thc 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 thc journey a pleasant diversion.  The Southeast Express  The Great Northern Railway's through train to Kansas City;  Denver, St. Louis and points south aivjl cast via Billings and  thc "Burlington  Route,']  carries luxurious  new Compartment  Observation Cars in addition to its Standard and Tourist Sleeping Cars, Dining Cars and Day Coaches.  Pl������n your next trip cast throuuh Kansas City on thc Southeast Express aad mako  your reservations in advance.   Call on or address  Ain't It Awful!  Editor Charles K. McClatchy of  the Sacramento Bee is taking a vacation   in   Europe   and    writing  about it to his home folk.    In his  last  travel   letter   he    describes  Monte Carlo.     Perhaps it would  be more accurate to say that - he  muckrakes Monte Carlo. , Hearken to him:     Monte   Carlo   is   a  beautiful spot without and surely  an Inferno within.    ObservatioiLof  the swarms of crazed   men   and  women at the gambling tables is  surely not pleasing.    The thing is  sickening.   I have never witnessed  a scene which forced upon me at  once such a wave of pity for  the  victims, and such intense loathing  for the fiend incarnate in  control.  On almost every face you  could  read despair���������in almost every eye  you could see the insanity of the  lost gambler.     Avarice and fear  wrestled  with their victims,  and  over them all Satan chuckled.     I  saw one old  woman of over 70,  tottering feebly on crutches,   supported on either side by a nurse,  take her-seat at one of the tables.  With palsied hands she placed her  bets, while behind her corpse-like  face her eyes burned as torches iu  a cavern.    She was blind to everything but that table���������deaf to all  but the croupier's voice.    Not even  the   whisper   of   God    Almighty  could have reached her.    I saw a  young and handsome woman leave  the table after having evidently  lost her last cent.    The look upon  her face wns pitiful in its desperate  tragedy.    It meant either one of  two things���������suicide, or something  infinitely worse.     And I rushed  out for a breath of fresh air.  MINERAL ACT-  Certificate of Improvements  NOTICE  Golden" and "Relief Fraction" Mineral  Claims, situate in the Greenwood Minino- Division of the Yale District. ,  Where located:--Dry Creek, West Fork, Kettle River. '  'AKE NOTICE that I, C. J. Lcc-ratt  _ Barrister. Greenwood, as agent for J. A."  Tuzo, Free Miner's Certificate ��������� No. B14842!  W. M. law. Administrator of the estate of  Thomas W. Ciirrv. Free Miner's Certificate No.  B48099; and R. Wood, Administrator of the  estate of William Boyle, Free Miner's Certificate No. B29377, intend, sixty days from date  hereof, to apply to the Mining- Recorder for a  Certificate of Improvements fortlie purpose of  obtaining Crown Grants of the above claims.  And   further  take   notice  that action, under  section 37, muit be commenced before the  issuance of such Certificate of Improvements.  ' Dated this 9th clay of June, A. D. 1911.  C. J. LEGGATT.  MINERAIv ACT.  Certificate of Imcrovements  NOTICE.  X.L.C.R. and X.L.C.R. Fractional Mineral  Claims, situate in the Greenwood Mining-  Division of Yale District. ' '  *  Where located:���������Iu ."C'oadwood Camp.  TAKE NOTICE That I. Isaac H. Hallett,  as atrent for James Nicholas Matcliett,  Free   Miner's   Certificate   No.   B2920,    *  sixty days from the date hereof, to app  Min.ng-Recorder for Certificates of Improve  meuts,  for the purpose of  obtaining  Crown  Grants of the above claims.  And further take notice that action, under  section 37, must be commenced before the issue-  atice of such Certificate of Imsrovemeuts.  Dated this 28th day of April, A. D. 1911.  I. H. HALLETT.  CENTRAL HOTEL  PHOENIX.   ���������  The Nearest Hotel to the Granby  Mines.    Plenty of rooms, and one  of the "largest Dining Booms 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, SOc;   Meals, 35c.  J. S. BARRATT,  Insurance Agent  PIKE,  "LIFJE AND ACCIDENT  5 Matcliett, I tt -i   *i ���������.       -������-.    ' *  SMSE fidelity Bonds, Plate Glass,  f improve. I Commissioner    for   Taking  Affidavits  PHOENIX,   B.   C.  MINERAI,   ACT.  Certificate of Improvements. .  NOTICE.  "Croesus" Mineral Claim, situate in the  Greenwood Mining- Division of Yale District.  Where located:���������Iu South Skylark Camp.  TAKE NOTICE that I. Tsaac H. Hallett, as  atrent for Joseph Ernest McEweti, Free Miner's  Certificate, No. B3106S, intend, sixty days from  the date hereof, to apply to the Minitifr Recorder  for a Certificate of Improvements, for the purpose of obtaining a Crown Grant of the above  claim.  And further lake notice that action, under  Section 37, must be commenced before the issuance of such Certificate of Improvements.  Dated this 19th day of May. A. D. I'M.  I. H. HALLETT.  V. KISTLER,  Grand Forks, B. C.  ��������� A1TJ.Y TO-  J. M. RBILI/Y,  Midway, B. C.  The Old Story.  Tired and dusty, a party on a  holiday trip were returning by  train. Simians, a little bald man,  seated himself down to read, but  dropped off into a sleep. On the  rack'was a ferocious crab in a bucket, and as Simkins went to sleep  the crab woke up, and finding  things a bit dull in the bucket  started exploring.  By careful navigation it got to  the edge of the rack. Down it  fell, alighting on Simkins'shoulder,  and it grabbed the man's ear to  steady itself. The passengers held  their breath, and waited for developments, but Simkins only  shook his head and said:  . "Let go, Sarah! I tell you I  have been at the office all the even-  iugl"��������� Ideas.  xcursions  Reduced-Rate Tickets  On Sale at C.P.R. Ticket Office  JULY 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6,19, 20, 26  -������������������"���������' 27r28,;;;*'���������::'.; ';���������  And Oilier Dates id August  ���������and September     .������������������-���������������������������*���������:������������������  ft Red iii It. 31,  QUEEN'S   HOTEL,  FHOENIX*,     B.   C.  The Newest and Largest Hotel in  the City.    Everything neat, clean  and comfortable.     Steam heat and  electric light.   Meals and drinks at  . all hours.  R. V.  CHISHOLM, Pkopmetok.  DANNY DEA.NE, Manager.  THE RUSSELL HOTEL  Is pleasantly situated in the heart  of Grand Forks, and is convenient  to all. the leading financial and  commercial instituting of the city.  Travelers will find it a comfortable  place to sojourn when in the city.  FRED RUSSELL  He who owes nothing fears noth-  WINNIPEG  TORONTO .  MONTREAL  ST. JOHN .  HALIFAX .  ST. PAUL .  CHICAGO .  NEW YORK  PHILADELPHIA  BOSTON    .  $60:00  91.50  105.00  120.00  127.20  60.00  72.50  108.50  108.50  110.00  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 modem' beverages and  the cafe never closes. Rooms  ,      reserved by telegraph.  The Windsor Hotel Co  ���������;.,������?. J. Cartier, Mgr.  Rates to other points on application.  Stop-overs allowed within limits,  Good via'thc Great Lakes in  one or both directions.  Early Sleeper Reservations mean best  choice.  "For  further   particulars   write   or  apply to���������  13. R. REDPATH, C. P. R. Agent,  Greenwood.  H. W. Farmer & Co.  REAL ESTATE,  Rock Creek, B. C.  ��������� ��������� ���������  SMOKE.  Mountaineer and Kootenay Standard Cigars.   Mado by  J. C. THELIN & Co., NELSON.   s  W.F.M.  Greenwood Minors  Union, No. 22, VW.  _ F* M., moots ovory  Saturday evening in Union Hall, Copper streot, Greenwood, at 7.  Also in hall ,at Mother Lode mine  Friday evenings at 7.  LESTER MACKENZIE, Socty.  \ THE   LEDGE,   GREENWOOD,   ^BRITISH   COLUMBIA.  I ' 11. G. MINING SEWS   I  Charles Saunders has discovered  a large deposit of graphite in the  Similkameen, about six miles from  tho railroad.  Tho United Empire Co., will  shortly be shipping three carloads  of coixl daily from its mines in the  Similkameen,  F. S. Clarke is operating a placer testing on Slate creek in the  - Similkameen.  In tbo. Slocan a force of six men  are working at the Idaho.  In tlio JsTicola district there are  now three mines shipping coal.  In tlie Slocan the Utica mine is  making preparations to rawhide  1000 tons of ore next winter.  In East Kootenay large deposits  of hematite iron havo been located  on Bull river, and Dibble creek.  Alany gold quartz claims are  now being developed ou Wild  Horse and Perry creeks, in East  Kootenay there are mines that are  rapidly being developed. TerhapH  in no section of the province is the  outlook for mining brighter than  in the Fort Steel mining division.  In the mountains, on both sides of  tho Kootenay river the prospector  and mine owner are slowly but  surely driving tunnels or sinking  shafts to cut the numerous veins  which outcrop on tlio mountains.���������  Cranbrook Prospector.  Wm. Hall, of Sumas, ono of the  few surviving members of thc corps  of Royal Engineers sent out to construct roads and bridges in this  province after   the   close   of   the  hard hitting and several errors.  In the last two innings the  Greenwood boys started a desperate rally, hitting Kelly hard  for a bunch of two-baggers, netting five runs and almost overcoming the Farmer's long lead,  the game ending with Chesaw  one ahead. It was and excellent  game, marred only by the unfortunate accident in which Cliff  Russell suffered a broken pelvis,  by colliding with the Chesaw  second baseman, near the end of  the eighth inning.  Score by innings.  Greenwood 12 0000023-8  Chesaw       02020230 x-9  The lineup:  Greenwood  Chesaw  Charlton  .   P  Kelley  Jones  c  McCarter  Gillis  lb  D  McCorey  McDonald  2b  W  McCorey  Shelley  3b ,  J.  Mclntyre  Dallas  ss  R.  Mclntyre  Clerf  1 f  Weaver  Kind  c f  Oberg  Russell  r f  HUllum  Wanted���������A.ny kind of job.  Cleaning house, ��������� making beds in  hotel.    All day or half day or by  the month.  $20 a month.  K. Maritani,  Wages only  Japanese.  Greenwood.  815  Eox  or  So  LOST, STRAYED OR STOLEN  A Small Bay Marc, lias 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. 0.  WATER NOTICE  We, A. S. lilactc of Greenwood, li.C, solicitor,  and James N. l'-iton, (irceuwoml, 15.C., accountant, (five notice that on the 29th day of July,  1911, we intend to apply to tlie Water Com-  missioner at his oflice iii l'*airview, I!. C, for a  licence to take and use one r|tiai-ti'i- of n cubic  foot per second front the Foils l'erciintlis in  Siinilkanu'eri district. Tlie water is to lie used  on Lots 738s aud 7.TN, Croup 1, for domestic  purposes.  A. S. I1T.ACK  JAMES N, PA TON*  ON    PARLE    FRANCAIS.  GREENWOOD  B. C.  The Really Best House in the Boundary,  Recently Remodeled and Strictly (Jp=to-  Date.     Restaurant in Connection.  ROY & BOYER  PROPRIETORS.  3>    ���������'.  Unequalled lor Domestic Use."  BULL CREEK HOTEL  CITY COUNCIL.  Crimean war, still retains his hope  tliat mineral is to be found in paying fjuantities in the Chilliwack  mountain. At the age of S4 years  his ambition for mining is as strong  ns ever and behind his house he  has been working on a lead which  .appears to him, after driving a  tunnel several feet into the mountain, to contain gold bearing quartz  that warrants the expense of mining.���������Chilliwack Progress.  *���������:"  BOUNDARY MINES  &  About 50 men are working at  tlie Jackpot mine.  O. B. Smith has been appointed  general superintendent of the  Granbj-'s mines at Phoenix and  Hidden Creek.  C. M. Campbell has been appointed assistant superintendent  of tbe Granby mines in Phoenix.  The Granby Co., has appointed  Howard McDonald superintendent  of the Hidden Creek mine, with C.  P. Seale as foreman.  The Council met on Monday  evening, all the members being  present.  Tho various committees submitted their reports, and the clerk  was instructed to notify Mr. Jenks  of the city ranch that tho lease  must not be broken in respect to  keeping pigs.  The following accounts were ordered paid���������Electric Light, $8.25  8115.00; Laundry for Fire Dept.,  ������8.35; B. C. Copper Co., ������2.50;  Wood Vallanco Hardware Co.,  852.44.  Tho Mayor appointed a coin-  mitteo of the whole Council to look  over the north end of the townsite.  Aid. McLaine gave notice that at  the next meeting he would introduce an Estimate By-Law and Aid.  McCreath also gave notice that he  would introduce tho Kate By-Law.  By-law No, 2 was amended by  striking out Sec, 14 relating to  Collectors Commission and was finally passed.  The date of the Tax Sale was  fixed for Wednesday, Sept. G.  Council adjourned.  One ot the oldest stopping places on tlie West  Fork. Good accommodation and plenty lo cat.  Fish and game dinners  in season. -'Rooms reserved by telegraph.  $W3^������9Q9@999QQ9999&������99&9&99������9@GMm9������999999899999Q  GORMAN WEST  Prop.  BIGGEST BOAT AFLOAT  Rock Creek Celebrates.Contl  After dinner came the horse  racing. There were several unusual events, including a bucking contest, and cigar race, in  -which the, riders saddled and  bridled their mounts, lit a cigar  and then rode 300 yards. The  winners:  Quarter Mile Free for All���������  1st.    Imas Somday, Little Bird  2nd. J. S. Weed, Buck  Half Mile Free for All���������  1st.   Imas Somday, Little Bird  2nd, Armstrong, Shorty  Harness Race���������  1st.   Henderson, Rex  2nd.  Frank Bubar, Bob  Walk, Trot and Run���������  1st.   Frank Bubar, Bob  2nd,  Bert Cud worth, Rube  Cigar Race���������  1st.   A Kean, Rube  2nd.  Chas. Bubar, Dandy  Ladies' Race���������  1st.   Miss Irene Humphrey, Black  2nd. Miss Martin, Pinto  Uuckiiig* Cotilcst���������  1st.   Henderson  2nd.  Woodrolh  ".      "   ' I .���������....*..  The last event was the ball  game between   Greenwood   and  Chesaw.    Greenwood started the  scoring at once,  netting   three  runs in the first two innings, but  the   Chesaw   aggregation   soon  found Charlton, scoring twice in  the second.   In the fourth inning  Charlton  got himself in  a bad  hole with   bases full   and    two  down,  and  the Farmers   scored  on a single,  after which   Charlton  forced in a second run by  hitting the Chesaw batter with a  pitched ball.     In the sixth the  Chesaw fans started a near riot,  threatening   to  break   up    the  game because of a Phoenix player on Greenwood's team,  and he  had to be. taken out before peace  was restored.     Greenwood  went  to pieces in the sixth and seventh  and awarded Chesaw five runs on  Distinctive features of Olympic,  the world's largest vessel.  Belongs to the White Star Line.  Built by Harland and Wolff of  Belfast, Ireland.  Carries 2,500 cabin   passengers  and crew of S60.  The Olympic has:  The biggest engine room known.  Fourteen floors.  More than 2,000 windows.  Electric elevators.  One staircase 60 feet high.  Turkish baths, and swimming  pool.  A squash racquet court.and  handball courts.  Palm room and sun parlor.  Special library, reading and writing room.  A lounge room, for smoking cigars and cigarettes, but no pipes.  An a la carte restaurant, an innovation on first class liners.  A dancing hall accommodating  200 couples.  Dining room seating 550 guests.  Special hall for servants and  maids of guests.  Suites with sitting room, one or  two bedrooms and bath.  Displacement of the Olympic GO,-  000 tons. The Lusitania's displacement is 32,500 tone.  Length over all SS5-V feet, over  a hundred feet more than the  world's tallest building.  Speed 21 knots an hour.  Three times around the deckhouse on the upper floors makes  a mile.  Tho Olympic is so large that a  special dock had to bo built for her  at the foot of Nineteenth street,  New York.  down steel will not take a great  deal of time, bub is an indication  of a movement; in the right direction, that is, tho completion of the  road to the coast, after a lethargy  that was beginning to be painful.  If tho road is'ironed to Granite  creek now, there is .some hopes that  the initiation of activity will be  continued until through trains are  in operation to tide water. There  is a vast and rich country through  which the line passes that will not  feel the full benefit of the road until that greatlj** desired object is  consumated. There ate extensive  and valuable coal and mineral deposits in tlie district between  Princeton and Granite Creek, and  it is anticipated that the extension in contemplation .will be followed by great activity in this new  field of operation. If tliere cannot be railroad building immediately at home, whore hope is constantly deferred, there is some satisfaction in knowing that the main  line is reaching westward, even if  there is considerable hesitation and  deliberation in the reaching. ���������  Oroville Gazette.  PHOENIX, B. U.  Is opposite the Great Northern depot and is a delightful  haven for the" weary traveler. Great veins of hot water  run. through the .'entire, house, and bathrooms are always at the service-of those in search of material  cleanliness. The dining room is'an enemy to dyspepsia,  while the artistic appointment of the liquid refreshment-,  i makes the drinks go down like eating fruit in a flower  j . garden, The sample rooms are the largest in the monn- '  tains and a pleasure to, drummers with big trunks. ,:  JAS. MARSHALL        -       -       PROPRIETOR  ��������� .      i-i  MANUFAGTURING JEWELER,  ANALYSIS OF WATER.  Chlorine    S. 14  Sulphuric Acid  363.43  .Silica    - 74.29  Lime  -84.57  Alkalies a.s Sofia   5.91  Magnesia  232.00  Lithia  .S6  ���������SiiJpuurellcrl Hydrogen 32.00  Has recently been thoroughly  renovated and re-furnished, and  i.s now the greatest health resort u])on the continent. Natural hot water in baths, 124 degrees oT heat. A course ol baths  at Halcyon will cure nervous  and muscular diseases and eliminate rheumatism and melaltc  poisons from the system. The  water heals liver, kidney and  stomach complaints. The rales*  are $2 a day up; or #12 weekly  up. I'ostoflice, express aud telegraph offices in connection.  milliam Boyd, Proprietor,  halcyon, B. ���������& ������  vBw,  /?'  LYNN CREEK DAIRY  :=*\  DELIVERED  To any part of the city or district  OFFICIO at FK15D B. HOLMES'  ^:  J.McDONELL, Proprietor  ^  NO MORE INSOMNIA  Immediate relief certain  If vnur clfi.iler (loos unt-kecp tlieni we will  mail you a box (i.s powders) on receipt of 25c  J.  L.  MATHIEU   CO.,"Prop������.,Sherbrooke  MATHIEU'S f  NERVINE POWDERS'  ' For Headache, and Neuralgia. '���������  \   C..-J-*. ������������������ ty-i*. Al~p*��������� m CU���������L  Om  \wmitt *ill rrhr-rt   tti t ti-������ fuwritn  ������iH  II ���������**.*������ hi  II ���������*.**.  ��������� bid boWb*  II ,<.  Up  l( ,���������. Ad **~  lo M lit*. ������ll  .   .   .   rtunFui, i       ������  If ym hin Li Rnn-t,  V_/  || **v> nitfif (ruin Mfunl-fA    L  re   -tf, (Mil l������  ��������� UIUS|  lIxUtRlk  gfmmmniKmimnmmfmmmmmmnmnimmmmmg  RAILROAD  ACTIVITY  Every indication points to the  immediate commencement of construction at the front, with the aim  of extending the road* from Princeton to Granite creek. L. M. Hale,  one of the construction engineors  of the Great Northern, was in town  on Friday last and continued on to  the front Saturday. Orders have  been issued to gather up and push  forward 150,000 ties for use at tho  west end, and two construction  trains will be used to transport  material. From Princeton to  Granite creek is not a long run,  aud  the uctual work of  putting  Thinking Themes  Ascetism is a sister of luxury.  Humanity progresses like a tightrope walker who carries a balancing stick in his hand and throws  his 'weight to one side when lie  goes to fall to the other. The  fourth century, for instance, produced in Rome the most unbridled  and dehumanized splendor and  self-indulgence that history has recorded; aud it was precisely at  this time the race leaned farthest  the other way and mon began by  hundreds to abjure the world, and  to starve and mangle themselves  as never before. While one end  of society was greedy for new  wines and stranger lusts, thc other  extreme was hungry only for self-  torture and martyrdom.  The same law or tendency is  permanently at work. In proportion as the wealthy and successful  class today are given over to the  pleasures of the smart set, they  welcome and applaud thc more  rigorous and ascetic sects,  itans cannot exist without  foil of dissolute Cavaliers.  Salvation Army nourishes  side by side with a very  Church. The Lobster Palaces of  Broadway mean fanatic fury in the  East Side mission.  A sane, rational, balanced kind  of religion can only prevail in a  community that is democratic,  healthy, composed of people who  work, and without extremo wealth  or extreme poverty.  FOR SALE  B   Situated on thc Banks of thc Beautiful Kettle River   "���������**������  Containing* S'/( acres of land, fully planted  in the best varieties of Apple trees, three  years old and in a thriving* condition.  "New eight roomed up-to-date house, water  inside, stable, root'celler, chicken runs and  outbuildings. Close to town, railroad,  church and school.  PRICE   $7,500.00.  ESTABLISHED 1817'  Capital, all paid up, $14,400,000.   Rest, $12,000,000.  UNWIVTDKD   rnOriTS,. *������eGl,789.11.  Hon. President: Lord Strathcona and Mount Royai,, G. C. M. G."  President: RrB. Angus, Esq.  Vice-President and General Manager: Sir E. S. Ci.Ouston, Bart.    -  Branches in London, Eng. {^^si} New York, Chicago  Buy and Sell Sterling Exchange and Cable Transfers.    Grant Commercial and  Travellers' Credits, available in any part of tlie world. <,  .   SAVINGS BANK DEPARTMENT In^"t Al^oivo<, at  Current Itutue.  Greenwood Branch   - C. B. Winter, Mgr.  1  ���������������������������B-****���������-  S^;        Write to, or call on-,  ���������  1  Pur-  their  The  only  nigh  r  GREENWOOD CITY WATERWORKS  CO.  The Greenwood Dairy  PURE MILK  and CREAM  1  TEMPERANCE  is all'right if shorn of humbuggery.  Too much water drinking is just  as injurious as too much liquor-or  anything else.  OUR PURE WINES  AND LIQUORS  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.  flronwod Eiquor Company, Importers, Greenwood, B. fr ���������  A TRIAL SOLICITED  L  W. JENKS,  Prop.  ������  Progress in the South  When it is stated that the vested  wealth of the Southern states is  now $5,000,000,000 more than that  of the entire country iu 18G1 at the  outbreak of the Civil War, some  idea of tho progress mado may be  realized.   To   this may be added  the facts that the cotton crop for  1910   was worth $1,000,0000,000,  or double the value of the world's  output of gold for the same period;  that in the South more than three  times as  much land is underlaid  with coal  as  iu   Great  Britain,  France, Germany and Austria combined; that the South has more uu-  mined iron tlyin all Europe; and  GREENWOOD and  MIDWAY STAGE  Leaves Greenwood for Spokane  at 7 a. m'., and for Oroville at 2:30  p. m. Ai'oairc Qiuas.  SADDLE & PACK HORSES  OK   ALT,   KINDS  WILSON   &   MEAD  g   UO\*83. fiREKJnVOOD, .B.C.  e  P. BfclRNS & Ga$  Dealers in Fresh and Salt Meats, Fish,  and Poultry. Shops in nearly all. the  towns of  Boundary and Kootenay.  A COPPER STREET, GREENWOOD #)  | Greenwood to Phoenix Stage 1  W~ Leaves Greenwood Daily at 3 p. m. =������  H~ Arrives Greenwood Daily at 10 a. m.       .3  that it possesses one-third of tho  present standing timber in tho  United States.  It is evident that with so much  material and potential wealth at  hand, with bettor economic methods the South will bo able to enter  upon a period of tremendous advancement. In the past it has  boon the practico to ship raw material long distances. This has  been especially tho case in the  manufacture of cotton and of lumber, the two principal factors of  Southern wealth. Where this is  manufactured upon tho spot it also  means the creation of a greater demand for coal, thus again avoiding  tho shipping of raw material." It  is said that the South of today is  by no means" that of the generation  of the Civil War, or that immediately 'succeeding it, but it may also  be safely assorted that the South of  ton years hence will have littlo or  no resemblance to the South of  1911.  ________^_  Tho moro a man goes around,  the less ho is apt to develop into a  crank.  Does it pay to got even?    What  havo you got after you get it?  CT GREENWOOD OFFICE  L, L. MATTHEWS* CIGAR STORE 3  g H.   M.   LAING,   PROPRIETOR 3  ^liiiiUiaiiiiaiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiaiiiiiaiiiii  teo-a-soe-Mee-eooo-MM-s-S'Sc-'aef  Get your Razors Honed  and your Baths at  Frawley's  Barber  Shop, Greenwood,  \mmm9m99999r999i  3est Arranged Cigar "F(  at the Coast, where the  ��������� ���������'Tl  The Best Arranged Cigar Factory  999  ���������y ������  B.C.. Old Sports  and the Famous (Clear Havanas)  iBRIILIANTESi  arc turned out in larger quantities  than ever.  SOU) AU, OVER PROVINCE  Made by WILBERO- & WOLZ  L   New Westminster, B.O.      <a  w*9wwwwQwfl*8*PP*By*roPwOC.Qfty  I


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