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 ���������'������/��������� . M:.,-Air  ���������i  # !*V . ' '"V ���������* 1/J  ���������"j-*  ''"   1  ���������������*V  'i'*.  WjTH   WHICH   IS ' INCORPORATED   THE   BOUNDARY   CREEK   TIMES  Vol. *' XVIIF.''  GREENWOOD, B.C., THURSDAY,' JULY 27/1911.  ���������  >.ii    We invite your inspection of the following:   1;    '  Dalton's Lemonade:   \,->  C. & B. Lemon Squash ,|  ,/V" Raspberry, Black audited Currant Vinegar   y  Montserat Lime Juice.   - ������ -    Welsh's Grape Juice  * , ^   -* . >'  "FRESH FRUIT ARRIVING DAILY'  TRUHK5 BAGS'^-tf?  THE STORE OF PLENTY  RUSSELL-LAW-CAULFIELD ICO., Ltd.//GREENWOOD, B. C.  1 /  * '  ' ��������� 1  -,'  ������<^*<J<������-<;������^rB'**4a^r������*<J������ <**<JBO*<t9(B  Around Home f  .*5>*f^4>a>--8^-*r>4^**f>'L>-'r>.t>������  SlObuysa-Graphophone, A. L.  White.   -,  I.FllfllFlS  for  ANGLER'S COMPLETE OUTFIT  --: HAMMOCK^ ^  ��������� :1��������� ;*--  ,FROM $3.00 TO $7.50 \ ^ ^���������-  BASE '" BALL   SUPPLIES  . ���������  Phone 16   Greenwood, B. C.  #>^-W^W^-%t^%V^%'-M  Greenwood's  Big  Furniture Store  .WJ3 ARE SHOWING SOME* OF THE'VERY LATEST IN  t    J    i -i       ,      ���������    *������������������/ - ...  E/-i;  taisofl  You can buy for the next  THIRTY    DAYS  $18.00  Suits'for $1500  20,00  22.00  25 00  28 00  16.00  17 50  20.50  23.00  records  W.   ELSON,  \ MERCHANT TAILOR. I  "v      ���������*    n *" .-���������**���������'       i  Four -Styles of. Machine in S,tock,/:"All prices the same  1 *   as in Vancouver,or.-Winnipeg. .."'���������     *  \: >LS0,;AGEN������srE0R VICTOR GRAMOPHONES  -Opposite'Postofficc.  GREENWOOD, B. C.  Pbone 27  THE  t't"  OF GOMMERtE  SIR EDMUND WALKER, C.V.O., LL.D., D.C.L, PRESIDENT  ~ ALEXANDER LAIRD, GENERAL MANAGER  ������������������ |CAPITAL,- $!p,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 prin-  * cipal foreign countries is printed on the face of every "cheque.    The  cheques are issued in denominations^ of        j' -      -      n       *   -y  $10, $20,-* $50, $100 and $200,  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 a'pplyingfor it.*  SAVINGS' BANK  DEPARTMENT  J. T. BEATTIE, Manager.        -       Greenwood Branch.  k)  SPECIALS  PASTRY BAKED DAILY AND  .,   ALWAYS FRESH.  Gold Coin Brick  BUTTER  40c a pound    None Better  COPPER STREET.,  A235  Our complete stock of Plumbing and Tinsmith/  ing material has arrived and we are now in a position  to do all kinds of job work at greatly reduced prices  in any part of the city or district.  PHONE  12,  _ McArthur & Clerf 1  ^iuiiiaiaiiuiimiiiaiiiaiiiaaiiuiiuiiiiiiiaiiiaiiiiiuiiiaii  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&CO  GREENWOOD.  IS  LIKE  A  STREETCAR  tt  HOOKS   TO   LET  In tho Swayne Hoase, Silver  Street. Clean, private and comfortable rooms in a quiet locality  at reasonable rates. Hot and cold  baths freo to guests.  ��������� If you want to know what Ferry  w������b liko in the boom days, send 10  cents to tho Ledge office 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. J  -There are , "119 * telephones   in  Greenwood.  - H,M. Roy'has bought a new  span of trotters. <  j    Greenwood is still waiting  i its new postoffice.  Ernie   Russell   returned   from  'Seattle on Tuesday.  'Charley Johnson has sold his  livery business in Oroville.    .  -There has - been  no* frost   in  Greenwood lor,two weeks.  George   Wellwood   will   leave  Wesibridge and go north,  Sam   McConnel   Has returned  from his long visit to Ontario.  This year the Kettle  Valley  has the best fruit crop in B. C.    .  Mark Nyca has gone to Lytton  where he may open a restaurant.  At Grand Forks a fish trap was  recently found in Smelter lake.  There are two tonsorial artists  on shift at Frawley's barbershop.  Even now in Greenwood the  chips occasionally pass iu the  night.  For Rent���������Furnished houses,  pianos, sewing,"machines. A. L.  White.  John Kirkup has been moved  from Rossland to Tete Jaune  Cache.  Mr. Burke came'in from Chicago to have a look at the Big*  Tunnel.   '     **'  Mrs. Dinsmore left the hospital  on Monday, and is rapidly recovering.       '  Alex. McLeod and Miss Alice  Rabb were married in Phoenix  last week. *"  The emptv houses in Greenwood are being rapidly filled with  new tenants.*     "���������      - "*   ���������  The Phoenix brass band can  now play on the -streets without  raising Cain.  *.   5    ��������� ,  ,..  Large quantities ,of ��������� new potatoes^ are    being-'shipped   from  Grand Forks.      -'*"���������'"-       '  - *- *  Cliff Russell is recovering rapidly from the effects of his baseball accident.  Chief Dinsmore is inspecting  this week, hotels at Otter Flat  and Coalmont.  Charles Kinney has secured  some poultry that he will exhibit  at the fall fair.  Born���������At the Mother Lode on  July 19, to Mr. and Mrs. Robert  Mitchell, a son. '  Dan Sinclair was burned to  death in his cabin at Silverton,  Saturday night. "    .  Phoenix is the highest town in  Canada, and would make a good  station for air ships. '  Frank McGoogan and Little  Cole Murchison intend opening a  pool room in Lytton.  Born���������At Boundary Falls on  July-24, to Mr., and Mrs. John  Castlemau, a daughter.  While fishing- in the north fork  of the Kettle river last week,  Mrs, Mills was drowned.  A. Cameron is in the city from  Scotland, and will likely take up  ranching at Rock Creek.  James McCreath and Hugh  McCutcheon are holidaying along  the shores of the blue Pacific.  A Bridesville correspondent  writes that Tom Walsh was nearly kilt last Thursday evening.   -  Dr. H. S. Simmons has located  in Grand Forks, and opened a  dental office over Morrison's store.  Tom Greenough the well-  known mining man died in Spo-  kand on Sunday,  aged 60 years.  In Phoenix on Tuesday, Frank  Petersen was receiving the congratulations of his many friends.  The Liberal association held a  meeting on Monday evening, but  created no news for publication.  Rory Chisholm drove down  from Phoenix, on Monday to enjoy the cool breezes of Greenwood.  The new act relating to noxious  weeds has caused the farmers to  get busy, between Bridesville and  RockCreeki  Miss Mabel Beattie of Kamloops is visiting her brother J.  T. Beattie, manager of the Bank  of Commerce.  At Grand Forks the coroners  jury exonerated policeman Quin-  livan from all blame in thekilling  of John Suzoko.  C. 0. Tilley was in Greenwood  last week selling Princeton coal.  He could have done better with a  good line of coke.  R. M. McDonald has opened a  blacksmith shop in Grand Forks.  He was formerly employed at the  Mother Lode mine.  Max Berger is in the city. He  met Jack Lucy iu Kamloops, and  A fire that started at 4 a.' m.,  burned the central part of Grand  Forks on Tuesday morning.  Those  who suffered entire loss'were:   P.'  Burns &   Co.,  meat   market;   S.  Kirk, jeweler; J. B. Tuttle, shoe--  maker; T. Waldron, barber; -Chalmers' cigar store;  Manly's hardware store; Boundary Trust & Investment Co.; E.. T.  Petrie's stationery and bookstore; Mclntyre's  hardware store; A.   S.   Mc Kim's  grocery store;  E.  Gardner's furniture store; Miss Huffman's millinery Btore; C.P.E. telegraph office;  the Mann Drug Co.; F. Miller's  undertaking parlors; West's restaurant.   While A. D. Morrison, the  Eoyal Bank and F. Pribitske suffered heavy losses.   Several other  scores and business places also sustained minor losses.   The approximate loss of the various stores cannot be estimated at present but it  can-be figured somewhere in the  neighborhood ,of $100,000. "   ,  s Western Float f  ������������>^^ff%a^t^&>r>.*t>������>.a>*r>*������^o  The^population of Duncan is 761.  Eooms are very scarce in-Lytton.  The C.P.E. will build a depot at  Taft. **       r"  A bank is to be ��������� opened at Sa-  vona.  - Peanuts are now grown' at Lillooet.  hotel has  been opened  at  would not be surprised if Jack returned to Greenwood with $25,-  000 in his jeans. i  Already $1,500 has been subscribed towards the fall fair in  Greenwood, and'this amount will  probably be doubled within the  next few weeks.  Frank Hussey, superintendent  of provincial police died in Victoria last week aged 59 years.  He had been on the police force  in B. C. since 1875.  Tom Hanson came in from  Rock Creek on Monday with his  auto. He had to use considerable  persuasion before the auto would  leave the red metal metropolis.  Last week at Eholt a son of  Tim Eaton's was severly scalded.  He was building a toy engine and  using a coal oil can as a boiler.  The boiler blew up or tipped over  with the above result."  F. W. * McLaine is-in McLeod  attending a meeting of delegates  from the western boards of trade.  The meeting has been called for  the purpose of seeing what can  be done to settle the coal strike.  For 14 days it" has been extremely hot in Greenwood with  an active ice market.    The sanitary conditions are fairly good in  the city, but there are one or two  spots that need to be chlorided  and perfumed.  Last Thursday Seyfert Dahl  appeared before the court in Midway charged witb supplying  liquor to an interdicted man, Jim  Warburton. The magistrates,  Norris and Ferguson did not consider the evidence sufficient to  convict Dahl, and he was discharged.  Bill Toates had a narrow es-s  cape at Rosberry last week. In  jumping from a moving freight  train he slipped between the cars  and the~ depot platform. He is  now in the New Denver hospital  suffering from a bruised back,  two broken ribs4 and a pair of  scalp wounds.  Peck McSwain took the cart  route from Princeton to Merritt  last Thursday in search of Jimmy  Ellis.. Peck has evidently decided to keep within easy reach of  the clam country, and not get too  far away from the music of the  salt sea waves. Last winter Peck  was a longhorseman, and unloaded several schooners of beer in  New "Westminister.  John Williamson met with a  severe accident on Monday forenoon.   His team   ran   away   in  Anaconda pitching him out and  dragging him a short distance.  He was unconscious when picked  up aud taken to the hospital in  the   ambulance.    Upon   examination it was found that a bone in  one of his legs was broken, and  in addition to many ugly scalp  wounds and a lacerated ear he  sustained a light fracture of the  skull.   John has tbe sympathy of  many friends in his seyere   and  painful accident.  Charley Primal  was with him   at the time  but  escaped with slight bruises.   One  of the horses was severely injured,  and the wagon seperated.from its  front wheels.  An  Mara.  Port Hammond has a $500 tennis  court.  Iced soup is a* summer 'delicacy  in Kaslo.  Hazelton now has a sash and  door factory.  The real estate market is quiet  in Vancouver.  There are more than 200 Orange,  men in.Eevelstoke.,  There is room ( in B. C.,for,a  few cheese factories.        '  A real .estate office has, been  opened in Coalmont. >**  Eight dogs have recently been  poisoned in Victoria.  *" Medicine Hat, Alta., is to "have  a new $102,000 school.  No Hindus are employed upon  civic work in Victoria.-*  Two more "'automobiles have  been sold in Cranbrook. ���������  -Near Cranbrook the' hay   crop  is very heavy this summer.  ,Hon. W.  J.  Bowser  wilf sail  from England on August 5.  The assessed value of real estate  in Lethbridge is $11,366,000.  There are 582 telephones in Nelson, and 12,626 in Vancouver.  H. F. McKinnon is putting up a  $20,000 building iu>Eevelstoke  Vernon Chapman is now editor  and manager of the Golden Star.  Hugh Simmons, Kelowna's crazy  negro has been sent to the asylum.  During June there were 257 cases  tried in the police court at Victoria.  L. L. DeVoin has sold the  Hazelton Herald to C. H. Sawle.  * F. Shafer-has1 sold his picture  show -in * Kamloops :to^ Vaneonver-  men. - r v. " ^V\:"' . . "  j    Eight ��������� Italians "have heen .fined  Wtorrnniunghhndpjgsln Van- B.  C.  during August, September  c0"ver' 'J "   ���������'    and October.   The latest one'will  It is compulsory,to fly the,Union be in Greenwood' from October S  iftlr nwr t*hA Revelstoke public to 6\ ���������.-'���������',  During June 36 cases were heard  Jack over  schools.  Bears are rather plentiful this  season in the vicinity of Kaslo and  Nelson.  A Chinaman by ,the name of  Wo was recently killed at Ko-  kasllah.  The streets of Ladysmith are being macadamized at an expense of  $70,000.  At 'Armstrong an Indian has  been fined $50 for giving liquor to  Indians.  A movement is in motion to establish a co-operative store in Summerland.  During June in/Victoria there  were 66 births, 66 marriages, and  44 deaths. '    ���������* ���������  *%  In Eossland August Jackson  was fined $250 for selling beer to  a Si wash.  The Misses Frederickson have  opened ,a , temperance - hotel in  Enderby. vt    '"  George Hancock and Miss Alice  Scott were married in Enderby  last week.  Shaking dise in New Westminister has been strictly prohibited  by the police.  J. Langston trapped a black  bear at Chickens Lake that weighed 340 pounds.  Two trappers recently arrived in  Golden from the north with nineteen bear skins.  A company.has been formed to  build a jam and marmalade factory  at Summerland.  Mrs. Christina Hoggan has been  given a liquor license for the Grand  hotel in Merritt.    *���������  *  The steamer  Andover is   now  in the police court at Chilliwack.  With the exception of one all the  cases were for being drunk'and  disorderly.  Nineteen years ago last Thnrs-"  day the government sold $28,000  worth of lots in New Denver iu  one ,day.   W. A. Jowett was the  auctioneer.  , Wm. McCombie died in England  this month. Three years ago he  was the champion mile runner of  B. C, but contracted consumption  through overtraining.  The Kamloops Sentinel has  moved into new quarters near  where it was first printed in that  city when Mike Hagan moved the  paper from Yale in 1884.  For shaking dice for money four  boys were recently fined $20 each  at Blairmore*.   The owners of the  pool-room   where   the    gambling  took place 'were fined ($75.  - At Chilliwtck   John   Neal was  sent four months to jail for supply- .  ing   liquor to-an Indian.    Giving'  or selling   liquor to Indians is a  yery common offense in B. C.  Some people iu Chilliwack have  complained to the council that  cigars and ice-cream are being sold  in that city on Sundays. This  serious condition of affairs is now  being investigated.  The creamery at Curlew, Wash.,  makes 10,000 pounds of butter a  month, and 100 gallons of icecream daily. Its products are  largely sold in Greenwood and  other border towns in B. C.  ^S������^?r^������r=E  All the street-cars in Victoria  have been provided witb window  screens.    This prevents passengers  NEW DOMINION  The ex-parte injunction obtained  by the minority stockholders of  the New Dominion Copper company to prevent the company from  carrying out its contract with the  British Columbia Copper company,  whereby the latter concern smelted  the ores of'the New /Dominion  company,'has been set aside in the  Concluded on LaHt I'aire.  Thompson river  Iu 1875 Victoria had a population of 3,000, and New Westminister about 2,000.     ';���������";'  Riverside is the name of a new  townsite on the Cowichan ; river,  Vancouver Island. ,.     -  The Kamloops police force has  received new buttons for their uniforms from England.*  The pack of all kinds of fish in  Northern B. O. waters this season  will be 120,000 cases.  It is reported that the C.P.E.  will build a steel steamer for service on Okanagan lake.  In Victoria George Archer was  sent three months to jail for striking a policeman in the eye.  A firm in Hazelton received this  mouth in one shipment 25 tons of  wagons and farming implements.  their heads out of the" windows  when other vehicles are passing.  At Porcupine River 20 surveyors  recently had smallpox and recovered without. medical assistance.  They are working on the surveying of tbe international boundary  line between Alaska and the Yukon and caught the disease in  Dawson.  Big Sandy McKay is 80 years  old, and foreman on a wagon road  in the Slocan. He was at one  time a partner of Sir Dan Mann's  in the eariy dayB of the, C.P.E.  Previous to that he was captain  of a Eed Eiver ox train running  from Fort Garry to Edmonton.  * ' "Vll  ', There are now 30, Anglican' par-', ,. ,,, ���������  sons in-the Kootenays." - A new* "- -v '<���������' "���������>  bishop'will be appointed in 1913.���������* *���������**"..',"/;, s\,  The streets  in   Chilliwack are  being macadamized with rock ,that  carries a small percentage of gold.  'TheG.T.P.'will build an hotel  at Fiddle Creek, a .few miles from  the"sulphur springs of Jasper creek.  Leslie^ Mills is in  the hospital  at Feraie suffering from a severe  attack of inflamatory rheumatism."  A brown bear recently invaded a  ranch near Frank and devoured  five   t-qrkeys   without   cranberry  sauce. - (  Bob Weiss was burned to death  in the Prcupine fire. He was manager for Heinze and weighed 450  pounds.  With the exception of the Kings,  all the hotels in Ladysmith have  had their-licenses renewed this  summer.        '      ' '     "  , ''  Joe Butler is in the hospital at  New Denver suffering from paralysis. He has been prospecting  since 1856,  J. Levine will open a news depot  in Yale. He has soJd his business  in Chilliwack -to Mack Green of  Vancouver.    " ., , .'  Wm. Ellis and J. Fred Eitchie  will spend the next six months surveying their timber limits in the  Naas valley.  In New Westminster a Jap by  the name of Chick has been "sent  up for trial for attempting to bribe  a policeman.  JMore than 1,000 men are now  working on the construction of the  Canadian Northern Ry. upon Vancouver Island. '  Sam   Arthur   the - well-known *  hotel man died in Spokane from  injuries   received   in   an   Oregon  railway accident.  Shotgun Billy King was burned  in the Porcupine fire. He was  known-in nearly all the mining  camps of the west.  Spot Elwood died from heat this '  month in a logging camp at Powell  Bay on the coast.   This is a rare  cause of death in B. C.  Jennie,   a r young  daughter  of  Tom Blench's recently -made the  -trip-from.Quesnel-vto Ashcroft-pn .  horseback in less than five days.   ������-* -���������  There will be 37 fairs  held in  * H  The shine on clothing may be removed by rubbing lightly with a  piece of sandpaper.'  >> .,  i ; '-u THE   LEDGE,   GREENWOOD!,   BRITISH   COLUMBIA'.  THE  LEDGE  ���������' Is located at Greenwood, B. C, aud can be traced to many parts of  the earth. It comes to the front every Thursday morning, and  believes that hell would close up if love ruled the world.,, It believes  in justice to everyone ; from the man who mucks in the mine to the  king who sits on the cushions of the throne. It 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.  II is postage free to all parts of Canada, Mexico, Great Britain and  the county of Bruce. To the United States it is $2.50 a year, always  in advance.  R.   T.7  LOWERY  EDITOR    AND    FINANCIER.  GREENWOOD,   JULY   27,    1911.  A blue mark hero indicates that your Subscription has  become deceased, and that tho editor would once moro  like to commune with your collateral.  Every flower smells sweet to the  busy bee.  It is still time that a hard trail  sometimes ends on Easy Btreot.  The poor man seldom strikes  against the things that really injure him.  Pat Burns was over looked. However being a cattle king, and a natural prince he probably is just as  well off without a handle to his  cognomen.  fancy wages * when < he asks their  help. By the end** of- the season,  gentlemen, careless citizens of this  Province" will have shot several  million dollars worth of our national resources'out of existence, into,  smoke.  All this will happen, gentlemen,  and the reason for it will bo carelessness���������just   rank    carelessness.'  This is our great  weakness as a  people���������wo aro careless about our  great inheritance of timber and we  tolerate each other's carelessness.  Public  opinion is all-important in  the*.,prevention of forest fire.    Orators may thump tlie drum of eloquence; government may strive to  do  their utmost���������as   tho present  Government is doing���������to save tlie  forests, but in tho long run success  depends on a very commonplace  matter���������the amount of care ' the  average citizen can be induced to  exercise when using lire near tho  woods; care with matches and tobacco and   cigarettes,   care   with  camp and clearing (ires,  care with  donkey engines and  locomotives.  Every man, woman and  child in  the Province can do a little to help  protect the forests.",  In these days some  judged by the size and  their autos.  men   are  speed  of  It is a good summer for Pat  Welch. He has obtained within a  month g2S.000.000 worth of railway work in Canada. This will  enable Pat to build a few more  houses in Spokane. Canada has  an alien law for laboring men, but  I none for contractors.   -  In* some parts of B. C. Bowser's  Liquor Act is a tragedy, while in  others it is a farce.  Ik people thought more, and  talked less' the world would be  wiser and less noisy.  The classical city of Three Forks  is once more pushing its way to a  seat in the limeliglit.  One of the noblest works of  creation is the man who pays for  his paper without being asked.  It is ijot the gold, but the love  of -finding, it that causes hope to  eternally spring in the heart of  the prospector.  When Jesus was on earth he did  not own a pair,of blankets or a  cabin to sleep in. Now his Catholic preachers in Montreal own  $35,000,000 worth of property that  pays no taxes. Times have changed  since the early days. Then the  preachers received nothing and  salvation was free. Now it costs  money to save your soul a la the  church route, and the preaching of  the gospel is largely a matter of  dollars and cents. So far the  churches have failed to save the  world ojving to their love of power,  fear, and fighting over creed routes  to the hereafter.  all bartenders should bo licensed.    This would prevent crooks  . from getting into the profession and  robbing drunken meE.  It is'thought that in 15 yearB  smoking and chewing tobacco in  public will be tabooed. The millen-  ium will then be about due.  Is* travelling through the country  recently we met a great many people who did not know that ArtemuB  ..Ward .and   John   Houston, were  dead..  Fuosr personal observation we  are able to assure that the editor  of the Dedley Gazette does not  carry a gun, even if he has a military title.  Ik the heat of the summer could  he stored for winter use we would  be independent***"* of coal strikes.  Hero is the opportunity for genius  to get busy.  We notice frequently that people have their diamonds stolen  while travelling. Thoy should  leave them under the bed at home  or with the pawnbroker.  'Nineteen years ago last Thursday there-was a boom ih New Denver, and people talked about that  pretty place having 20,000 of a  population in a short time. Upon  that day W. A. Jowett, acting as  auctioneer sold 100 government  town lots for $28,000. At that  time only a trail led to the Lucern  from over the hills, and the town-  site was principally clothed in  spindle-shanked timber. -Booze  was two bits a swallow,'and a haircut cost a dollar. And now after  all these years have flown over the  divide of time Now Denver has not  yet come into its own, but is coming. In 50 years from now New  Denver will be -one of tho most  noted tourist resorts upon the  American continent.  The Peace River  C. E.   McCammon  has just received instructions from the Provincial  Minister  of  Lands,   Hon.  W. R. Eoss, to go in and thoroughly  inspect that vast area commonly  known as the Peace Eivcr district  of British Columbia���������that section  of the province lying to the east of  the Rocky Mountains and at present forming part of the Cariboo district,   but certain at no very distant date to be created into a sep-  erate district to be known as Peace  River.    Mr.   McCammon   is now  making his preparations for an immediate departure to execute his  assignment,    no will" go via Edmonton and continue his examinations of the country undeterred by  the advance # of winter, inspecting  as much as possible of the forty  million  acres which the province  has available to offer prospective  settlers in that region.    Pre-emp-  tors are already going in in considerable numbers and it is the desire and the determination of the  department to be in advance of the  pre-emptors' rush with a knowledge  of prevailing conditions,  so that  | all inquiries may be quickly and  satisfactorily answered as to this  new country so soon to be brought  into direct touch with civilization  and markets by the Grand Trunk  Pacific   and   Canadian   Northern  construction.    The Dominion Government has in the Peace river district beyond the Rockies a block of  3,500,000 acres, which'-it is now  having surveyed, this survey fixing  the respective  boundaries of' the  lands owned by the Federal authorities end those in, Provincial possession.  for, in the east,-he will at last make  public the location of the "hole ih  the ground" which he asserts has  given him about $570,000 to spend  carelessly. This'should be about  August 15/ according to Scotty.  "I have no stock to sell," said  Scotty, "nor am I forming any  company. When it is time for the  development of other properties in  Death Valley, my friends will be  on the inside, and the whole world  is welcome [to know 'where Scotty  gets it.'  "I ani not busted yet, nor will I  be. But I have learned a little  sense and hereafter instead of buying all the champagnea nd expensive times' in the world, I'm going  to look out for Scotty.,'  ' Questioned as to tho possession  of tho large amounts of money ho  has spent at different times, Scotty  said:  ''I havo been telling the world  for years that I have a rich mine  in Death Valley that keeps me in  funds."  "They don't all believe it," replied his questioner.  "They can tuke their choice,"  was tho peculiarly Scotty-like ro  ll. W. Farmer & Co.,  REAL ESTATE,      ,    ,  Rock Creek, B. C.  ������P *** sp *��������� sr jr jt* *��������� jc *��������� tr tr tr ������p jt # tr  ���������  ���������no  Mountaineer and Kootenay Standard Cigars.   Made by  J. C. THELIN & Co., NELSON.  CO., LTD.  a.  m.  leaves Mother Lode  9,30  6:30 p.  Leaves Greenwood  '   2:00 p.  in. ���������  m.  WE fl/T ' Greenwood Minors  ��������� F. IVl. U������ion- N������- 22> W.  ���������   *  ���������     ATA.   j,   M _ meo(.s eyo-y  Saturday evening- in Union Hall, Copper street, Green wood, at 7.  Also in hall at   Mother Lode mine  Friday evenings at 7.  BERT de WIEL.E, Secty  8:30. p.  I"*  m.  CITV  *������ ���������������������������  ** ''  fe'  fe  fe  % ���������  ���������**���������, Saturday last stage . leaves ^  *> Mother Lode6p.m. Returning, **  *V leaves Greenwood 10 p. tn.' . 2  ������5 ��������� - ^  %'       *        ���������     *  -. *  -       .       ���������'.   1  S NORDEN   HOTEL 2  MXJXStSiJXStjXStStStStStjgjXStStSi  Greenwood Office  joiner. "I have been'accused of  stealing, and have been arrested  thirty-eight times on different pretexts. Nothing stolen has ever  been found on mo. I say that I  havo never stolen anything.  People that don't know me say  I must have,  certainly   a  thirty-eight  News.'  Baggage transferred to  any part of the City. Furniture moved to any part of  the District.   General Dray-  Frank Fletcher  i ,*-������������������������.  ,, Pkovincia'l Land Surveyor,  Nelson, B. C.  .* *  ing of all kinds.  SIDNEY OLIVER.  J. R. CAMERON,  Loading Tailor of the Kootonays.  KASLO, . B.   C.  If I am a thief, I'm  smart   one  arrests."-  ���������to   beat  -Goldfield  The Hoosac Tunnel  Lv Spokano there is a Sunday  School teacher who is in favor of  lynching the man who invented the | the persons Responsible  hobble skirt.    He   does  what should   be   done  women who wear them. *  not  with  say  the  The Fire Demon  Talking   about "forest   fires   in  North Vancouver last month the  Hon. W. R. Ross said in part:  ' -'We are now in June, gentlemen, and the annual burning up  of British Columbia's forests and  prosperity is about to begin. Careless campers will light fires in the  brush, and leave them to spread  and   devastate   stretches' of. our  choicest   timber.     Conflagrations  will be sown broadcast by defective i  locomotives, and logging engines,  in Bpite of every effort of the Government  to   detect,   and   punish  Tender  We notice that in the Okanagan  hotels you do not get local fruit  on the dinner table, although us-  ally thero aro plenty of pickles from  England, and a boltle of red-colored catsup from New York state.  Weeds are a splendid crop in  B. C. this year, although they are  not mentioned in the government  reports. The production of wild  mustard shows a substantial increase in many parts of the province.  Whj3N the titles were passed  around to Dan Mann, Bill Whyte  and others it seems strange that  feot ranchers will "take chances"  and be virtuously astonished when  the putting out of. their fires costs  thousands   of    dollars   of  public  money.    Quite a few  lumbermen  will look up the spreading of fresh  traps for fire as a necessary part of  their daily business, and will have  another summers gambling   with  the.God   of Fire���������staking   their  plants and timber against many a  lighted match and  butt-end of a  cigarette.    Many a -honest citizen  will conceal what he knows,about  the cause of a bad forest fire, for  fear of making an enemy of the  man'who started it, or in order "to  let the! poor fellow down easy."  People will stand looking on   at  forest  fires and wondering when  the warden will  arrive  to  fight  them, or try to hold him up for  Death Valley Scotty  "Death Valley" Scotty is in  town. Surrounded by a remnant  of his former string of drink-taking  satellites,, he stood" for more than  an hour at the corner of Columbia  and Crook streets " last * evening,  meeting former acquaintances.  Scotty, as of yore, maintains his  boycott on fashionable tailors. His  blue flannel shirt is just as dust  begrimed,   his  coiduroy   trousers  just as wrinkeled, and--the black  slouch  hat' just as battered as in  the days when he was "Scotty, tho  mysterious spender.'.', A mystery  he is still, but, alas and alack, not  a spender.    The hidden   "mine"  may have pinched out, or tlio wisdom of Hetty Green may have bo-  como his, but no ono can slander  Scotty by saying that ho wasted his  substance in   riotous   living   last  night.  This morning, however, when  accused by a representative of the  Tribune with being "busted,"  Scotty unbuttoned the blue flannel  shirt, twisted a leather money belt  about so that a long flat pocket flap  was exposed and produced a neatly laid package of fifty and hundred dollar bills, with the laconic in-'  struction, "count it."  The scribe did as instructed���������  and nearly fainted. Eleven thousand dollars was the total���������a very  sizable chunk of the root qf all  evil.   It was returned reluctantly.  The most unique travel experience to be enjoyed in America today is the journey through  the  double tracked, recently electrified  Hoosac tunnel,  which  bores   the  Hoosac mountain in Massachusetts  for a distance of nearly five miles  on the line of the Fitchburg divis-.  ion.of the Boston & Maine railroad.  It is the only railroad tunnel of  its size iu tho world through which  both passenger and freight trains  run  under electrical power,   with  the resultant absence of all   disagreeable sensations, and it typifies  a new triumph in modern American engineering and transportation  service.   '    .,  The Hoosac tunnel was first operated under electrical conditions  in May, 1911, after a record-breaking feat in installation, and about  35 years after it had been opened  to traffic. The substitution of the  more modern motive power has  been brought about at immense ex  pense, but in view of the important  benefits to the travelling public and  the increase in operating efficiency,  the company considers that the in-  vesti'ment was wholly justified  Within seven months of the actual commencement of the work,  the task of installing the necessary  equipment in this famous "bore,"  of building and equipping a big  power-house, arranging tho nee  essary overhead approaches to the  east and west portals, providing a  proper water supply aud otherwise  reorganizing its motive power, was  successfully carried out, and a  world record for such a piece of  work established.  The Hoosac tunnel, born of hu  man and financial tragedy, has  always been an object of deep interest to the American travelling  public,-which has never failed  bq impressed by tho-fact that a trip  through 4? miles of solid rock cannot be enjoyed by the patrons of  every railroad.  Indeed, the tunnel has no prototype in this country, and one is  obliged, to go to the Alps to find  its equal. And even' there the  traveler will look in vain for a 20  century electrical motive power installation such has just been added  LOWERY'S CLAIM  During tlie 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 over produced in Canada. ~ Political  and theological enemies pursued it with  the venonr of a rattlesnake until the  jrovernment shut it out .of the mails,  and its editor ccasad to publish it,  partly on account of a'lazy liver and  partly because it takes a pile of money  to run a paper that is outlawed. I here  are still 25 different editions of this condemned journal in print. Send-lOcentB  and get one or $2 50 and get the bunch.  R. .T. LOWERY,"  Greenwood, B. C  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  is" filled with sketches and   *'  stories of western life.' It  tells how a gambler cashed    '  in after the! flush days of r  Sandon ;" how it 'rain'ed'in"-';.  New Denver, long  after'.  ���������,'Noah was dead,*, how a'.-'*  *' ��������� parson, took a  drink'at  ���������Bear Lake in early days ;T . v  - how, justice was dealt in '**���������'.���������;  Kaslo , in .'93 ;   how the '���������',',*  v   *   '"���������������������������' '*���������'' "     ���������*'-.''   *;-  '*;  saloon man outprayed the  'women in Kalamazoo, and-   r  ���������graphically,   depicts   the  ,. roamings   of   a   western  editor among" the tonder-  -~feet in the cent belt.    It      '  contains the early history  ' of Nelson arid a romance  of the Silver Kingv mine. - ���������  In   it are   printed three \  western poems, and doz-  . i  '  ens of articles too nnmer- -���������  . ous to mention.   Send for  one before it is too late.  'The "price   is  25,cents,'  *,  ., postpaid to any part of the   -,  world:  .Address  all   let-   "'.'  ^ters to"     - -   -  .*. v i  '     ���������-.    '    v - --*    \       .;'*  R. T. .LiOwery.  GREENWOOD, B. C.    ;.'. .  STAGE  LINE  GREENWOOD CITY WATERWORKS  CO.  SXl.M-M'E.R    S El RVICEI;  Stage leaves Oroville Sunday, Wednesday, Friday ' at 7:  .a. m'., returning- Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday. Fare from:  Oroville to Penticton,'$5. SO,     .*���������-...: - ���������       ,        ,-.-','  t ���������Sta^L?onrie,its ?4 Okanogan Falls; B. C��������� with Boat Service-on the'"*  JL,ower Okanogan Lake which is as follows:���������Leaves Penticton, Tiies-'-  days; Ibursdays and Saturdays.' Arrives Penticton, Mondays, Wed- :  nesdays and Fridays. Special arrangements can be made for Sunday'"'  service to connect with Oroville Stage. .This makes a delightful trip,  through the valley. ��������� ,       .  ' For further particulars apply to Johnson's Livery Stable, Oroville^  Wash., or to Arnott & Hine, Okano*an Falls; B*. C.  !  e  to  this  world.  seventh   wonders of  the  Hard on the Women  Scotty avers that ho and Ketchara  will put up a three-stamp mill-to  handle about $20,000 worth of free  milling ore he claims to have in his  Death Valley mine, and further  that when locations in the vicinity  John L. Sullivan says wo aro  moro in need of free public laun  drys than in need of freo public  libraries.    He says:    "Ever think  how many poor women go broke  physically   over   the   wash   tub?  Thousands of them.    Every week  they have to go through this stunt  that would put a fighter to bed if  it were parn of his training, and  they do it year after year.   If this  hardship was. cut   oiit.of  every  woman's life there would not be  so many children born cripples and  tossed young into the gutters as  orphans.   It's a killing job,  this  have been made to protect business wash tub turn' to say nothing of  associates Scottyjntends to arrangeJ tho plays that go with it."  /'-���������:,  '^^l^^l^^^.H^.^*m%^^n*nM*nn'V'*  J... '* <  jp  THE  LEDGE,   .'GREENWOOD,   BRITISH' COLUMBIA1.  . -   '       ' "J     '    '    -.,.   ,        t*',        IT    !>'���������/ ^-'''laif-'jW'-ES/lai  WESTERN.- - HOTELS.  THK   KOOTENAY   SALOON ;'  1        -, ,  Sandon, B. C, has a line of nerve  bracers 'unsurpassed -in any mountain town oi the Great West. A  glass of aqua pura given free with  spirits menti. < <  BRIDESVIttE   HOTEL.     ,  BiidGsville, B.' 0.    Provides %  excellent  accommodation for tomists nnd traveller.   Kiesh   Eggs, unci  Bntter., Special  --Irish Whlskoy always on linnd.  .     *      THOMAS   WA*CSn,   Proprietor.  NKWMAEKET   IIOTXH.   ��������� '   -  Is the home for all' tourists--and  millionaires 'visiting Now  Denver, British Columbia.  , Henry Stepo. Propr,  THE   PROVINCE   HOTEL  '   -   Grand Forks.* is a large ,tnree-  story brick  hotel that provides  _��������� .- the public .with good meals and  pleasant rooms.   A new building-  but tho same old rates.        **;'  JCmil Lavsen, Proprietor,  THE   KASLO   HOTEL  Kaslo, B. C��������� is a comfortable  home for ali who travel to that  city,  '     Cockle & PapwoTtn.  HOTEL CASTLEGAR, Castlegar Junction.     All modern.     Excellent  accomodations  for tourists and  drummers. Boundary train leaves  ��������� here at 9.10 a.m.  W. H.  GAGE, Proprietor  GRANITE CREEK HOTEL1  Granite Creek, B. C. Headquarters for miners, prospectors aud  railroad men. -'Good stabling in  connection.-'Tasty meals and  pleasant rooms.  H. G0OD1SS0N, Proprietor.  SHERP.ROOKE   HOUSE    .  Nelson"; B. C.  Ono minute's walk  from C.  P. R   station.   Cuisine  ������   -   unexcelled; Well heated and ventilated,  Boyor lJroa., Proprietor  *TREMONT   HOUSE, ,  Nelson, B. C, is run on'tho American arid European plan. Steam  heated looms.*A11 white labor,  Special attention paid to 'dining-  room.  HiniHomo & Cfiinpl'oll, Props.  - j  LiAKEVIEAV "-BOTKLi  in "Nelson, B. Cl, employs all  white help and is a home for the  world at $1.00 a day. .. .,  Nil]). Mallei to', Proprietor.  GRAND UNION HOTEL '  Hedley, B.'C.' American plan  -. and* moderate rates. First-class,  mineral display, from all sections  and will exchange for specimens  from any part of the world, Re-"  liable information will be given  .   investors and working men.  ANTON WINKLER,' Proprietor.  IF I SAY SO IT IS SO.  Keep Your Eye on  NORTH VANCOUVER  SEE ME   ''.:'���������'���������  NEW ADVERTISING SCAU3.  The newspapers in.Greenwood, Phoenix and Grand Forks have adopted the  following scale for legal advertising:  Application   for   Liquor  licence  ,    (30 days).- $4,00.  Certificate of Improvement Notice >  (60 days) : JJS7.50  Application to Purchase Laud Notices (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.  ���������t���������'J  PUBLIC NOTICE.  wV'-W?  *4*J'#  -     ���������I.'-M-K* h  *.*7,  S J*3  -.   .^.WiJ '-',*,<-���������*  1-w-;-t|*/W>5'  j "     . 'J  ir l..e {.I, *  vl'rr'L '" &S-J  TULAMEEN HOTEL     ,  Princeton, B, C. is the headquarters 'for miners, investors  and railroad men. A fine location and everything first class -  KIRKPATR1CK & MALONE, Proprietors.  HOTEL KEREMEOS  -.  Keremeos, B.-C. This first class  family hotel is opposite the G.N.  , depot and under the personal  supervision of the proprietress)  All stages leave this hotel daily,  including the auto to Penticton.  Mrs. A. F. KIRBY.  ADVERTISE IN THE IBS  Aeroplane Races .Every.Day  *   ItfAttMOTH    NIGHT   SPECTACLE  ���������Pioneer Days  In the  Palouse  $126,000  Will   Be  Spent  on  This   Exhi-     1  *������1  9������  Jbition-  REDUCED RAILWAY RATES  -    Greatly Increased Prizes  Many New Classes, Open to All  L Write For Piemium LM and Daily Program  217  Hutton  Block,  SPOKANE,  WASH.  FAMOUS PEOPLE  BY FANNIE MLOTHROP  lc������������.iUM.rk������*..E������ekJ<isjriAi  4SEEXSHEER. GRWAM BELL  The Inventor of the Telephone   *  Alexander Graham Bell, the Inventor of the telephone, comes from a  family that has made a special study of sound and speech for three generations. His grandfather, Alexander Bell, Invented a method for removing  Impediments of speech; his father, Alexander Melville Bell, was the Inventor  of "visible speech," a system to teach deaf-mates to speak; and the third of  the Alexanders, really "Alexander tho Great" of his family, taught a,piece  of wire to carry the human voice many miles and deliver the message without a change. _   - ,  Ho -was born in Edinburgh, Scotland, In 1847, and after receiving his  education at tho High School and the University of his nativo town, went to  London at the age of twenty to attend the University, but left on account  of ill health, and in 1870 camo to Canada with his father. Two years later  ���������ho went to Boston, where he Introduced his father's system of teaching tho  deaf, and supported himself by private classes. But tho broader field of  ���������science attracted him most; In England and Canada he had carried on experiments in multiplex telegraphy which grow more fascinating as he proceeded, and In Boston he interested two wealthy men ,who supplied funds  for his experiments; but he had to teach by day for his own support.  In 1874 came the first faint elusive germ of the telephone; It seemed  Buch a wlll-o'-the-wisp to his partners that they would not listen to it; they  wore practical men with no time for such dreams. In 1875, after completing  his multiplex'telegraphy, he went to Washington and found his application  for a patent had been contested by Ellsha Gray, the great scientist. He was  in dospalr, but while talking to Professor Henry, he mentioned his theory  ���������of sending sound by telegraph, and the few kindly words of encouragement  he received, breathed Into him new Hfo and purpose.  He returned to Boston with a Riant'-"} energy but an almost empty purse.  To complicate the situation ho had fallen In lovo with Miss Hubbard,  daughter ol] his friend and benefactor, and had a feeling of delicacy about  asking tho father of his fiancee for a loan.** So in dosporatlon he renowed  tho struggle and In June, 1875, almost by jiccldont, stumbled on a clew that  solved tho problem. On February 14th, 1876, he fllod his application for a  patent- ono hpur later Ellsha Gray filed a caveat on preclsoly tho samo plan,  and on March 7th, 1876, Mr. Bell received his patent; It was number 174,465,  one of the most important! ever allowed in tho history of America.  BtUrwl KCfi-tiil It 4������l if IM r-uUMUBt ol Ct#-tta, la \U MM Wli tr *ff. 0, to-*, ������t Iko Pu-tHmul PI At-rl-ul'iu*).  523-524, Pacific Bloci, Vancouver, B. C,  OPPOSITE-   POSTOPFICE  The Bush Fire  As there appears to be a general  feeling   , of *   partial      discontent  throughout the Province in consequence of tho cancellation of permits for land-clearing  by  fire ih  various sections, more particularly  in the Kootenays, a statement in  reference to the necessity as it appears to the governmental authorities for such   action    would   be  perhaps desirable at the  present  juncture.     The Officials -of   the  Forest Protection branch  of  the  Lands Department, it may be said  at the outset, are fully in sympathy  with the objections of  those com-  monsense and careful settlers who  do not see why'they should be deprived of the.right to u.tilize fire in  the clearing of their lands and who  contend that the bringing of their  holdings under cultivation is thereby hampered and retarded.     Unfortunately, however, it is impossible to discriminate in the formulation of rules and regulations between those who will exercise due  precautions and control their fires  and those who will not do so, and  the fact that out of forty reports  of expensive -fires of the present  season that are just to hand, land  clearing operations are set down as  the originating cause in thirteen  instances���������almost 35 per cent.���������is  evidence in itself that some strict  control of such operations-has become a paramount necessity.  *  Of the thirteen fires referred to  and chargeable to land-clearing,  but two were under requisite permit, and originated through insufficient care in the handling of  the settlers' fires. 'A very common source of destructive forest  fires is proven to be smouldering  fire from slashing burnings, while  the burning of brush without sufficient force to cope with any possible spread of the flames is another  established danger to valuable  property. In one case recently,  sparks from a clearing fire, under  permit, in the vicinity of Salmo in  the Yniir district, occasioned a  fire which has cost the country'no  less than $900,00 in fighting, which  had due care been exercised, would  not have been occasioned���������the  province at the same time retaining  a valuable tract  written oil" as lost.  of timber   now  PUBLIC HIGHWAYS  Province op,Bhitish Coi.-jmhia .  NOTICK Is liei eby ������iven that all Public Hi-jli-  ways In i-iiorffttiiued Distiicts, and all Main  Tiunk Roads in organized Districts are sixty-  six feet wide, and liavu a width of tliirty-tliree  feet on each iide of the mean straight ccmie  line of the (ravelled road. '  ������ THOMAS TAYLOR,  Minister of Public Works.  Department of Public Works.  Vietoiia, Ii. C, July 7tb, 1911.  NOTICE  The clearing of land by fire of  course is attended with a minimum  risk during the winter and spring  months, aud during such seasons  it should be. arranged for, although  the summer appeals to the average  settler as -the period. best suiting  his convenience.. When fire is en-  voked during dryer seasons of the  year, certain cardinal rules of pre-  cautionary'procedure are shown to  be essential, and their observance  would produce a saving of millions  of dollars now counted as timber  waste. ���������_   ,  Primarily, slashings should not  be burned, the timber refuse being collected into piles instead'and  care bing ..taken to leave a sufficient fire guard between the fire  and adjacent inflammable material,  either standing or fallen wood ,or  dry gYass or buildings. Again it is  proven to be of great advantage  that fires for clearing be lighted at  night instead of during the day,  the atmosphere being heavier during the hours of night, the forestry . and vegetation generally  being damper, sparks carrying with  less facility, and it being considerably easier to locate communicated  fire.-" Constant watchfulness-~is of  course, too, a most important factor of safety; and when the refuse  desired to be consumed has been  thus disposed of, the settlers hould  look well to the embers, lest these,  left smoldering, should be born  away by the wind to prove the initiation of a disastrous fire.  Under and by \ irtue of the provisions ot the  Land Aot for the Pro*, luce of British Columbia,  I have seized thesawmlll buildings, mill plant,  and ������0,000 superficial feet, more or less of manufactured lumber, situate, lvlng, and being at  "Bridesville in the County of Yale, Piovlnce of  Tlntlsli Columbia, belonging lo and standing in  the name ot James Rltchey, and by direction of  the Ilouoiable, the Mlulstei of Lands,, I shall  ou the 18th. day of August,! or thirty days from  the fiist publication of this notice, Bell the said  mill buildings, mill plant, and manufactured  lumber by public auction, ou the said premises  at Bridesville, to the highest bidder, or sufficient theienf to satisfy thc claim of the Pro\-  niceof British Columbia for timber royalties,  amounting to f 1,254.50, together with costs of  seizuie and sale and all other legitimate expenses and costs as may have Uieii accrued.  Dated at Nelson, B. C��������� 19th. Julv 1911.  *  J. R. MARTIN;  Asst, Timber Inspector.  With a view to,the better preservation  of tlie Public Highways the attention of  the public"*is herewith "directed to the  provisions of THE HIGHWAY TRAFFIC REGULATION 'ACT AMENDMENT ACT which enacts as follows:���������'  ,"It shall be unlawful for any person to  cause to be, drawn or driven on 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.  ' SCHFUULE*A.      .  '  1 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  inches.-. 3,000 lbs.  On tires 4 inches in width and under 5  inches 6,000 lbs.  On tires 5 inches in -width and over   6,000 lbs. and over.  AND NOTJCE 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 to a penalty not exceeding Fifty  Dollars.  Do not draw logs or timber over highway. Vehicles meeting ought to turn to  thc 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.  EHOLT, B, G        , .  ICilllE HOSTELRY  Johft   ^G^elW;  Proprietor.- ���������  j-i/jzi  >.' if  r* v   f 1  nelson, B. fr  W. O. W*Kl,I,S, 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.  GRAND CENTRAL  -HOTBL--  In the mattei of the "Land Registry Act"  and in the matter of the Certificate of  Title to Lot 0, in Block S, 111 the City of  Gieenwood, according to Plan Number21.  WHEREAS it has been proved to mv satisfaction that CerliGcate of Title No. 2589a for  Lot 6, in Block 8, iu thc City of Greenwood,  according to plan No. 21. registered in thenamo  of Robeit Wood has been destroyed, and appli-  cation has been made to me for a duplicate  thereof.  Notice is hereby given that such duplicate  Certificate will be issued oue month from the  date hereof utiles'! in the meantime cause to be  contrary be shown to me in \witnig-."  Dated this }4tli day of July, 1911.  W. H. EDMOND,  District Registrar.  Land Registo Office,  Kamloops. B. C.  WATER NOTICE  Wo, G. W. Melhuisli of 622, Robson Street.  Vancouver, B. C. and E. E. Kirchner of 622,  Robson Street, Vancouver, B. ft, give notice  that on the 17tU dav of August, 1911, v.e intend  to apply to the Water Commissioner, at his  office iu Fairview, B. C, for a licence to take  and use three cubic feet per second from Nicholson Creek. The point of divcision is two miles  from mouth of the Creek. The water is to be  conveyed to Lot 215 by fiujne and ditch, and is  to be used for irrigation purposes.  MELHTJISH & KIRCHNER,  622, Robson Street,  Vancouver, B. C.  Bullion by Mail  General and commonsense observance of these and a few other  simple rules which will suggest  themselves to the average man of  good judgement would certainly result in an immense and gratifying  depreciation of the fire loss of British Columbia���������a loss that has already run to astounding totals in  millions���������and incidentally obviate  tho present necessity of bringing  the careful settler under the operation of somewhat drastic rules  which the carelessness of his less  thoughtful neighbor has made im-  parative for tho time being and  under existive conditions.  (?Z  =^  FOR YOUR  To 1he East and South take thc Oriental Limited  or the Southeast Express of the   ?\>     2������     A)  Great   Northern   Railway  These trains are Up-to-Date in every respect  and travel-comfort is assurred.  On the following dates Round-trip Summer Tourist Tickets are  on sale:  JULY, 20, 26, 27 and 28,    AUGUST, 3, 4, 5,14,15,  16, 17, 21, 22, 23, 28, 29 and 30,  FARES j  Midway, B, C, to Toronto, Ont, and return      $ 91,50  ��������� Montreal, Que, gnd return       105.00  New York, N, Y, and return * 108,50  ��������� Chicago, 111, and return 72,50  ��������� St, Paul and Minneapolis, Minn, 60.00  Corresponding rates to other Eastern points,  An innovation in shipment of  bullion from Southern Nevada has  been introduced by the Round  Mountain Mining company, "its  bullion now being sent to the mint  by registered mail instead of by  "Wells-Fargo express, as had been  the rule in the past. Heretofore,  the bullion was sent over to Gold-  field once a month by automobile  and shipped from there, but now  about four pounds of bullioa periodically are sent out by registered  mail from the post oflice at Round  Mountain, greatly reducing the expense and responsibilities of the  company in its transportation. The  bullion is insured by the Lloyd's  in behalf of the company, the limi t  being $100,000.  Currency for the payroll is also  conveyed by registered mail, being  sent over from Goldfield, and insured by the Canton Insurance  company of Hong Kong, the limit  being $5,000 for a single shipment.  COUNTY COURT OF YALEJ  A SITTING of the County Conrt of Yale will  **��������� bo liolden at the Court House, Greenwood,  on Tuesday the 29th day of Aiif-iist, 1911, at  eleven o-elock in the forenoon.  - ,       By order,     '    , ���������  W. G. McMYNN,  Registrar C. C. of Y.  NOTICE  Notice is- hereby given that 30 days from  date I intend to apply to the Chief Commissioner pf Lands for a licence to prospect for Coal  and Petroleum on the following described land  m the Similkameen District of Kettle River,  ir C. Commeucinpr at a post planted at the  N. E. Corner of Lot 422, thence40chains North,  thence 160 chains Fast, thence 40 chains South,  thence 1C0 chains West, to point of commencement.   Containing 640 acres nrore or less.  Dated this 20th day of May. 1911.  BERTHA. 1. KNIGHT, I  J. H. EAST, Agent.       ,  ,    MINERAL ACT.,  Certificate of Imcrovements  NOTICE  "Golden" and "Relief Fraction" Mineral  Claims, situate lu the Greenwood Mini**-)--Division of the Yale District.  Where located:���������Dry Creek, West Fork, Ket  tle River.  TAKE NOTICE that I, 'C.-J. Legeatt.  Barrister. Greenwood, as agent for J. A.  Tuzo, Free Miner's Certificate No. B14342;  W. M. Law. Administrator of the estate of  Thomas W.'Curry. Free Miner's Certificate No.  B4S009*.and R. Wood, Administrator of the  estatp of William B^le,* Free 'Mlner's-Certifi-  cate No B29377, intend, sixty days from date  hereof, to applv to the Mining Recorder for a  Certificate of Improvements forthe purpose of  obtaining Crown Grants of the above claims.'  And further take notice that action, under  section 37, must be commenced before the issuance of such Certificate of Improvements.  Dated this 9th day of June, A. D. 191].  C. J. LEGGATT.  Opposite Postoffice, NELSON, B. C.  American and European Plans.   *  . ��������� H. H. PITTS, Prop."  CENTRAL HOTEL  ��������� PHOENIX.  The Nearest Hotel to the Granby  Mines. Plenty of rooms, and one  of the largest Dining Booms in the  city-    A. o: JOHNSON, Prop.  ROYAL  Stanley Street, Nelson  Be-^t Family or Working-man's  Hotel in the city. Nicely furnished rooms with bath. Union  house.    Bed,_S0c;   Meals, 35c.  J. S. BARRATT,  Prop/  D. J. MATHESON  Insurance Agent  FIRE,  LIFK AND ACCIDENT  Fidelity Bonds, Plate Glass,  Commissioner ; for. Taking  *   Affidavits    .   "  ��������� "  PHOENIX, B.C.  MINERAt   ACT.  Certiticate of Improvements.  ( NOTICE.  "Croesus" Mineral Claim, situate in the  Greenwood Mining* Division of Yale District.  Where located:���������In South Skylark Camp.  TAKE NOTICE that I. Isaac H. Hallett, as  agent for Joseph Ernest McEwen, Free Miner's  Certificate, No. 1131008, Intend, slxtj-days from  the date hereof, to apply to the Mining Recorder  for a Certificate of Improvements, for the purpose of obtaining a Crown Grant of the above  claim.  And further take 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. WU.  I. H. HALI-ETT.  For further information and reservations write or call on  V. KISTIiER, J- M. REILLY,  D. F. & T. A., Grand Porks, li. 0.       Agent, Midway, B. 0.  zzif  A Resonable Inference  A little girl's papa had been very  ill with appendicitis and had lain  for many days in tho darkened  room after the doctors had come  and removed his appendix. Tho  little girl had been told to bo very  quiet and very good, with tho promise tliat she should go in to seo her  papa at the earliest possible moment. At last she was permitted a  brief interview. She stood perfectly still gazing at her father with  loving eyes but when the nurse  came to take her away she held  back a moment.  "Haven't   I been very   quiet,  papa?"  "Yes," whispered the fond parent.  ���������'And haven't I been very good?"  Her father admitted it.  "Then won't you do mo a favor  papa?"  ."Certainly.     What is   it,   my  child?"  "Let me see the baby."  QUEEN'S   HOTEL,,  PHOENIX,    -B.   C.  The Newest and Largest Hotel in  the City. Everything neat, clean  and comfortable. Steam heat and  electric light. Meals and drinks at  all hours.  R. V. CHISHOLM, Proprietor.  DANNY DEANE, Manager. -  THE RUSSELL HOTEL  Is pleasantly situated in the heart  of Graud Forks, and is convenient  to all the leading financial and'  commercial institutinns of the cit)\  Travelers will find it a comfortable  place to sojourn when in the city.  FRED RUSSELL  oincf  ast?  Sermon in Stones.  God's divinity is evidenced by  man's humanity. Plain truth on  account of its lack of varnish is rejected by the foolish and unexperienced, preference being given to  the polished lie, Tho plainness,.of  truth to tho wiso is its greatest  charm.  It so travel in com fort,and style  Costs no more for the best  LOW RETURN RATES  Now In effect  Ticftefs on So/e July 19,20,26,27.28  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 sam- *.  pie 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, M%r.  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  TAKE THE DIRECT WAY  For further particulai'9 apply to  E, R. REDPATH  C.P.R, Agent  Greenwood, B.C.  W. J. WELIvS  D.P. Agent  Nelson, B.C.  BULL CREEK HOTEL  One ot the oldest stop-*  ping places on the West  Fork. Good accommodation and plenty to eat.  Fish and game dinners  in season. Rooms reserved by telegraph.  GORMAN WEST  Prop.  ALEXANDRA HOTEL  OKANOGAN FALLS  This hotel is situated in one  of the most delightful sections of the Okanogan and  provides ample and pleasant  accommodation forthe tour- '  ist, sportsman and farmer.  Information about the district cheerfully furnished.  Stage line to Oroville, and  steamer on the lake.   .'������������������'  y -&'  ARN0TT & HINE  Proprietors  f-uwuuwu'jwnutty  mommtmiimiuiMrwaBmm  mWME-WflllB^^  i *u\,rJ ,, ���������   ,*,     1-   THE  LEDGE,   GREENWOOD',   BRITISH   COLUMBIA".  BOUNDARY MINES  Work is steadily progressing on  the Argo tunnel. '  Last week the Greenwood  smelter treated 10,350 tons of ore.  Last week the Rawhide shipped  3,912 tons of ore, and the Mother  Lode, 5,469.  The force was increased last  week at the McKinley mine, in  Franklyn camp.  The Granby is looking for a  smelter site at Stewart and other  Northern points.  The Republic camp shipped  eight carloads of ore to the  Granby smelter last week.  A stringer showing ruby silver  was struck in the Big Tunnel on  Saturday,  about 1,200 feet from  the surface, aud 2,500 leet from  ��������� the portal.  At Chesaw the Granby is using  the diamond drill on the Gold  Axe. A car load of ore from this  ���������property some time ago gave  values of from $50 to $75 a ton in  gold and copper.  Thc May production of the  Granby Consolidated Mining &  Power company is reported as  1,23S,32S pounds of copper, 24,-  OSo ounces gold. This compares  with April production of 1,825,-  S40 pounds copper, 37,444 ounces  silver and 4446 ounces gold,  Production at the British Columbia Copper company for the  month of May was as follows:  copper 976,121 pounds, silver 12,-  703 ounces and gold 2880 ounces,  which compares with tbe April  figures of 952,284 pounds of copper, 3,126 ounces of gold and 13,-  629 ounces of silver.  A report comes from Spokane  that tbe First Thought mine at  Orient has been sold to au  English company for $8,000,000.  In Orient it has been the supposition, says the Journal, that the  deal was made more than a year  ago, and that Pat Burns, the  principal owner of the First  Thought, is a big stockholder in  the English company, - together  with A. J. McMillan, of the  Northport smelter and theLeRoi  mine at Rossland.'  Carpenter and Jack Seaton upon  September 9, 189!. They sold it  to Steve Bailey for $2,000.  Bailey sold it to A. W. McCune  for $125,000. McCune took out  a million dollars worth, of ore,  and then sold it to an eastern  company for another million.  The Payne iu the opinion of  many should still be a great producer if worked under honest and  efficient management.  NEW DOMINION Continued  supreme court by Justice Page,  who denied the application to have  the injunction continued while a  suit brought by the stockholders  is pending.  The court said that to compel  the defendants to cease operations  in their mines and close a substantial portion' of their smelting  plant would inflict serious injury  to the defendants. The final decree could give adequate relief for  any wrongs done during the litigation.���������Boston Commercial.  THE TULAMEEN  That those who go after platinum in the Simiikameen district  with the proper facilities should  make good money, Js the opinion  of Eobert Stevenson,   who,  as an  old time miner, is known to nearly  everyone in the mining industry  in this province.  Mr, Stevenson, who was in Mer      Xi -u���������-r -.   ritt Saturday on his way down  to including powder and steel, and a  Vancouver,    perhaps ' more   than | blacksmithing out-Jit.  ped it for sufficient length to show  the continuity his intention is to  sink on it to prove the depth, although neither admits of serious  doubt. (  To the east M. C. T. Williams  and associates are developing their  group of copper claims and Mr.  Williams' letters to Hope tell of  unvarying success. Thoy will  show their ore to any who want to  see and they will contribute to  a mineral display, but they are  not advertising as they are ih no  hurry to sell even an interest.  Red Mountain which  was  clear  of snow earlier than any of the  neighboring peaks,   has   probably  had more work done on it this year  than any other.     F. C. Whitwell's  development of the Yellow Jacket  during  April,   May and   part   of  June  was of great value.    By an  adjustment of interests the Yellow  Jacket is now owned by R. Dal by  Morkill  and William Maher. and  work is being continued under Mr.  Maher who went in early last week.  The Red Mountain Mining company,   which    owns   a   group   of  claims on the south slope of Red  Mountain,   has  now begun  work.  Michael Lewis, whone wiUk  from  Steamboat to Hope with a pack in  11 hours on May 17th is still the  record arrived in Hope from Vancouver Wednesday night and set  out on Thursday at  noon   with  a  small party of men, but with ample  supplies aud equipment", the latter  GREENWOOD,  The Really Best House in the Boundary,.  Recently Remodeled and Strictly Up=to-  Date.     Restaurant in Connection.  ROY & BOYER  PROPRIETORS.  [ Unequalled for 'Domestic Use;"  , ,.���������', .   -   PHOENIX, B. O.     ���������" :"   ''.'.' ,.:-,.'  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* al-     '.  ways 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 fmit in a flower'  .. garden, ���������  The sample rooms are the largest in the monn- >   ���������  .tains-and,, a pleasure to drummors' with big trunks.,': -  JAS. MARSHALL        -       -     ; PROPRIETOR  ������  MANUFACTURING JEWELER,  ANALYSIS OF WATER.  Chlorine          S. 14  Sulphuric Acid    363.43  Silica     Lime *.   Alkalies as Soda    Magnesia   Ivithia   Sulphuretted Hydrogen  74.29  84*57  5*9i  232.00  .86  32.00  Has recently been thoroughly  renovated and re-furnished, and  is now thc greatest health resort uiion the continent. Natural hot water in baths, 124 degrees of heat. A course ol baths  at Halcyon will cure nervous  and muscular diseases and eliminate rheumatism and mctalic  poisons from the system.- The  water heals liver, "kidney and  stomach complaints. The rates  are $2 u day up; or $1*2 weekly  up. Postofiice, express and telegraph offices in connection.  ARG������  TUNNEL  1!. C.  ���������"���������**���������*  \sr m\v  The Guggs have placed a resident agent iu Vancouver.  The Lucky Boy mine at Trout  lake has resumed operations.  In the Slocan Dutch Gus has  located a claim at Bear Lake,  that he calls Maggie Brown.  The new bunk houses at the  Kambler mine in the Slocan will  house more than a 100 men.  "~*AtS te^^ThTPo7tiand"*Canai  Mining Co., has received six  Wilfley tables and attachments.  It  is reported that the' Trail  smelter Co., wants to bond the  Comstock   group   on the  Sonth  . Fork of Kaslo creek.  t (In 1910 the mineral production  of B. C. was worth $26,377,066.  There was a decrease in the output of lead, zinc, copper and coke.  J. C. Ryan and his partners intend to do some work on the  Eureka this summer. This mine  is uear Sproule's, and was a shipper in the early days of the  Slocan.  The boards of trade did not  settle the coal strike last Monday,  and should have kept out of the  iigh t.    Too many cooks burn the  bacon    The coal  strike will be  over before the end of September.  The   Greenwood   smelter   has  sufficient coke on   hand and iu  transit from the east to keep all  its furnaces running until Oct-  ber.    After that if necessary more  coke  will  be brought from the  east, as the B. C. Copper Co., has  no intention of closing down upon  the account of dear coke.  The Slocan Record states that  it is reported that the Slocan Star  group at Sandon has beeu sold  to a Vancouver syndicate who  have set aside $100,000.for devel  opment work.   Perhaps   this is  the Star group, as Byron White I lias been deposited there in  anyone else, knows about the platinum possibilities of the Tulameen  River and Granite Creek.    In 18S5  he was one of the many miners  who had claims on Granite Creek.  "In that and the two following  years over $1,000,000 of gold and  platinum  was taken  out of   this  creek, and at that time platinum  wag -very low in value," he .said  last week.    At first it was worth  fifty qents an ounce, then it rose to  $1.50; and later to  $G.      James  Wilson who for-many years was  superintendent of the C.   P.   R.  telegraph in Vancouver, did some  buying about that time, and because of this demand   the   price  rose from  83  to  $G.    Now it is  worth from $38 to $40 an  ounce,  almost double the price of gold."  At first the platinum was discarded, but when it - became of  greater value it was saved. Mr.  Stevenson says he remembers Dr.  H. B. Cameron bringing out 300  ounces in 1S66.  With all the mining that went  on only a small portion of Granite  Creek .was worked out.   The appliances  in those days were not  equal   to   those   of   today.     The  miners used wing dams and sluices,  but were not able to work in the  deep water.   There is yet twenty  miles of Granite Creek and twenty  miles of the Tulameen River above  Princeton, in addition  to a large  section of the stream below where  Granite Creek debouches into the  Tulameen, that is waiting for the  operation of modern facilities.  "For every three parts of gold  there was ODe of platinum," Mr.  Stevenson remarked further, "and  it was often remarked that where-  ever the gold was in greater quan-  [ tity more platinum was also found.  I have seen some large platinum  nuggets, showing that the source  of supply could riot have been far  away.    It has also been  felt that  in those portions of the Tulameen  River and Granite, Creek still un-  worked big values are to be found.  The bed rock there is about forty  feet deep and a dredge similar to  those. now   used   in   the  Yukon  could do fine work.   There are not  the large boulders in the Tulameen  that has interfered with the dredging   on   the   Fraser   River   near  Lytton.     In  fact,  conditions  for  this form of mining in the Similkameen are very favorable.   Many  people hold leases on the Tulameen  and if the interests were consolidated and a large dredge built that  would be able to handle the gravel  I think that the records of  the  early days would be surpassed.   It  stands to reason   that,  if  placer  miners   working  by   hand   could  make satisfactory clean-ups, large  dredges   working   at    untouched  depths should get the mineral that  the  The Steamboat Consolidated  company, owning a group of mines  on the south side of Red Mountain,  is again iu the field. - C. C. Grand  and J. Col ton arrived from Vancouver Tuesday night and started  for the mountain oh Thursday.  D. Sloan, assayer, arrived iu  town from Steamboat Wednesday  afternoon. He reports that the  town is deserted.  Mr. Sloan who was in a position  to learn more than almost auy one  else, says that Mr. North, one of  tho engineers employed by O. .D  Rand to examine the tunnels and  alleged outcropping of the Steamboat Mines, could not have clone  other than report against the  property.  But ho has not lost faith in the  district. He has stored his assaying outfit in Hope and declared  his intention of returning soon,  perhaps in another capacity. He  is a mining engineer as well as an  an assayer.���������nope Nugget.    '.  L- William Boyd, Proprietor,  -������  Galcyon, B. ft  r  .���������CURE  HEADACHE INSTANTLY���������  LYNN CREEK DAIRY  DELIVERED  To any part of the city or district  OFFICE at FRED B. HOLMES'  ^  J.McDONELL, Proprietor  THJSU'S  POWDERS.  For Headache.And Neuralgia  \nai% a* (if).*. Utf/kuu tt Cihrtl  ftrwiit nil  nlttt uJ 1 Ir* joritu ���������  hid b'ldMtit.  IlVaJo-ullInp-fcll  ]t (oi j<r errxmi,        i  tl-,-m In UCnpjr*,   *s_  If Iran l-Mirlrt-m ���������������n!^������,   ���������.  1 Wirmr-rir ->_i.ii^.  TV-m fn-to-t  ���������n i-nj put let  limp took     ^  Act more quickly than tablets, pills or wafers  If your dealer docs not keep,them wcwill  mail you a box (iS powdersjon icceipi of 25c  MATHIEU   CO.,  Prop..,  Sherbrooke  The Argo/Tunne| adjoins  the townsite of Greenwood  ;and can be reached in a few  minutes walk from the centre of the city. , Tourists and -.  mining men are~always wel- .  come at the workings.  LOLA LOFSTAD, President.  ���������*���������*"-���������- .*������---���������*  *���������*��������������������������� -"u-a*  and his company would not be in course   of   the   ages." ��������� Merritt  any hurry to sell  such an old-1 Herald,  time dividend  producer as   the  Slocan Star.  In the Slocan experts from the  Trail smelter company have been  examining the Payne mine during- the past month. The Payne  was the first claim staked in the  Slocan.    It  was located by EJH  THE CHEERFUL LEDGE  Stewart, July 20  Deer Runnel���������It gives me great  coronashun pleasure to be able to  fumble Greenwood's most cheerful  comment at close range. It makes  quite a stir when it arrives in the  overseas mail, and usually stampedes the Boundary miners and  muckers who are around these  diggings.  Pat Daly is working a galena  property on Salmon river for a  Spokane company.  James Cameron, formerly a  skookum trapper and prospector of  Fernie is here, and would like to  talk annexation with you. He  would also be pleased .to-get in  touch with that Victoria lady who  claims, that she does not pay any  street-car fare.  John Buckley formerly of Sandon and Phoenix has started an  hotel at Alice Arm. John -has  some of the best snakeless booze  this far north, I alius drink it  with extreme pleasure and a little  water.  I miss tho cut of the'ferocious  bull dog, your U, the recumbent  scissors and the twenties on the  floor that once adorned and lit up  the editorial page of The Ledge,  wheu it was tho hope, glory and  salvation of .Now Denver.  Ther are 52 men working around  hero, and one colored lady who  tells fortunes and takes in washing.  I hope that you are still able to  partake of such light breakfast  foods as the noiseless he an, and  bear Bteak on toast. When you  write send me a picture of Gorman  West. Yours soberly,  Old Sold urn Seen.  I FOR SALE           1  B   Situated on the Banks of thc Beautiful Kettle River ."3  9+~ "T^-3  S������  ��������� Containing- Z% acres of land, fully planted    ,     ���������": =  ������r in the best varieties of Apple trees, three               =  B years old   and   in   a   thriving   condition.             ' -  ������"*= New eight roomed up-to-date house, water '             r  B inside, stable, root cellar, chicken runs aud               ^  ���������^ outbuildings.      Close   to   town,-  railroad,   ;    - ' " 5  B church and school.    *              ��������� .     .       ~  ,     ESTABLISHED 1817   .'" '   "* '  "    "j  Capital, all paid up, $14,400,000/ Rest, $12,000,000. |  ,      - UNDIVIDED   PROMTS,   8901,789.11. ",    "    ;  - Md^'i^^s1^* * *ND MODNr Wi; G-c-M; G-  *    Vice-President and General Manager: Sir E. *S. Cwumon, Bart.-  Branches in London, Enfr. {&^%S} New York, Chicago; I  Buy and ^^ ?g^id clable Transfer*.*   Grant CommercWand^  .     ..- .travellers Credits, available in any part of the* world. -   ' _>;��������� -  .   SAVINGS :BANK DEPARTMENT- "Into������������*:**uow������i at *1  ,    .,     ,    _   ^. ���������        .Current-Rutea.,      "*  Greenwood Branch   - C/B. Winter/Mgr.)  *  ^rTSS-fiTr^ TEMPERANCE  PRICE   $7,500.00.  B     . Write to, or call on  .WW  liiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiaiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiaiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiianig  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.  is all right if shorn of humbuggery.  Too much water drinking is just  \ as injurious as too much-liquor, or  anything else. *       <  0URPURE WINES        '  AND.LIQUORS : -V'.  --are medicinal if not abused.   Every  , household "should--have a moderate  supply of pure wines or'liquors in ,  - the   closet. fo'r * emergency���������either  unexpected .visitors or -sudden - illness, when a drop "of-pure liquor  in time'may fprestall all necessity  ��������� .     , . for drugs. -���������'.'.���������       ~  -    ;  l^mxwm tiquor Company, \mmm, -flrtcmvooii^ ������  9M9999999*99999*aw**a***^^  A NICE TIME  THE STEAMBOAT CAMP  The 23 Mile district, both eapf.  and west, is still tho scone of considerable activity.' To tlio west  Frank Fritz is busy, uncovering  his big copper ledge of its thin  iron capping.    When he has strip-  On Tuesday tho 18th, thc ladies  of tho Greenwood Kebekah Lodge,  No. 18, gave a very successful icecream social, which was quite  largely attended. A feature of  tho occasion was tho interest ovin-  ced in thc drawing for some nice  priy.es that had been give-n by  Messrs.    Fred    Holmes,    Walter  Murray,   Bobby Muir and L.  L.  Matthews.   As usual lots  of the  prizes went to the  wrong  folks.  Guy Wright   won   a   fine   mcre-  schaum pipe, and it will mako him  sick if he tries to smoke.   Bert  de Wiele won a box of chocolates,  a porcelain tea pot and a mouth  organ.   The winners of the appropriate prizes were Miss Halloran,  a fine belt buckle; Georgo Clerf, a  pair  ofx monkeys    (ornamental);  and Harry McArthur, ditto.  Frank Buckless very kindly  brought his splendid automobile  around in the evening and placed  it at the disposal of the Eebekahs  and their friends, who .greatly  appreciated the opportunity for a  cool joy ridet and wis'' to express  their thanks.���������Communicated.  The Greenwood Dairy  PUREMILK  and CREAM  BtlRNS & G  - /  Dealers in Fresh and Salt Meats, Fish,'  and Poultry. Shops in nearly all.the  towns of Boundary, and .Kootenay.  COPPER STREET, GREENWOOD  I  SADDLE k PACK HORSES  OP   Ahh   KINDS  WILSON   &   IVTBAD  BOX 82. GREENWOOD,  B.C.  IfSBO  ^njminmfflmtmmifiiimmmmtmJmtmifmimmmmK  | Greenwood to Pftoenix Staife 1  GREENWOOD and  MIDWAY STAGE  Leaves Greenwood for Spokane  at 7 a. m., and for Oroville at 2:30  P- m- Ai-chie Gillis.  Leaves Greenwood Daily at 3 p. m  Arrives Greenwood.Daily at 10 a. m. __  B GREENWOOD OFFICE'     ���������      L. L. MATTHEWS' CIGAR STORE 3  Ih. m.. laing, proprietori  ���������^i^n-"������������������������������������-M-i*---*********************--********���������^__-   3  WATER NOTICE  We, A, S. lilnck of Greenwood, Ti.C, solicitor,  ami JameHN.I'ato.1, Orceiiwooil, II.C , aceo "l  at, -rive notice tliat on tlle 29th day of J ly,  I'm, we Intern to apply to tlie Water Cm.  ������������������ilKHloncr at 1.1b offlce'ln Palrvlciv, H. C��������� for a  licence to take and une one quarter of a cubic  foot per second from the .'ono PercmiiilH In  Similkameen diHlr ct. The water U to i iihc  wZotV*" a"d ���������S' C"0UV *��������� 'wdonto-liic  A. S, I1LACK  JAMES N, I'ATON  WATER NOTICE  n1'"' ,;V'/a^m"1'*.I"'l,,'J Atfentof Rock Creole,  UM, l'Jil,Iliiti.inl in apply to tie Water Con-  miss o.ior. at Ills oOice I" Fairview, for a licence  to take and hhc tweutv cubic feet cf water wr  M'com from (Joiikle Creek, lit the Slnillkaineeii  Land r IvIhIoi. of Yale Dlntrlct. The water*  be iwed Ih to be taken from the Btrea i at or  iboiit the iiionil, ���������f Hulllvm. Creek, aud "n be  IM! ail * M7H������ft mi?' 8".'*������3.V17fe, 36M 33.18?  IMS, 2.11, 617,1511 an-l Hiib-ot 2J for Irrigation  pti -poses.   The location of thc propose" met.  voir Ih Fish Lul������, In r<ot 2707, Slmi/kiimceu.  H. W. FARMER. -  psGtteos-sasoteeoosseeaoooeoi  Get your Razor&Honed  and your Baths at  Fraw ley's ���������  Barber  Shop, Greenwood,  MOI  ������ The Best Arranged Cigar Factory  at the Coast, where the  B.C., Old Sports  and the Famous (Clear Havunas)  BRILLIANTES;  ���������are turned out in larger quantities  than ever.  SOI,D AM, OVER  PROVINCE  Made by WILBERa & WOLZ  Now Westminster, B.O.  i  !  mmitim*L4mmmmntt  B-BSflm  !

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