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Array &  0  rt^tr~(^l^t^*J  REGINA   WATCHES  AT AJ:ij PRICES. ' '      ;    '   ABSOLUTORY GUARANTEED  "���������������������������-"���������    IA..LOGAN 8c CO.  WATCHMAKERS AND '���������" ��������� . ''       "  S  Vol XllV  '.a'  \>-' ."/-t:^--,  ' ".0/cV./  ^  FOR THAT TIREDPiiLn^^r%;  WHITE [BROS **  DRUGGISTS. /   . _   , .     bpTICANS,    ^'  .*?  GREENWOOD, 13. C, THURSDAY, JUNE 27  1907'.  Local Interest".  was  Dr.   Mathison, dentist, opposite!    "Cariboo   Brand"   Tape" G u tl-i  thepostoilice.- '     ' !   Percha   Fuse is the highest grade'.  Jas. 0^ Dale  returned from the  Hunter-Kendrick Co. are distrib  West Pork yesterday.' .     utors.  Miss   Winkler   of   Spokane,   is    . Yic R. Swanson, of Oroville  visiting    her-   aunt,    Mrs.   Kob. p������ the city Saturday last,  W������0(1-       :           .-"���������.', K.P: Williams of Rossland was  Jeff and Stanley Davis of Grand in the district Saturday last.  ,Forks spent a few daysyi" the cicy Job printing of every description  thlS weok'    ;" done. Promptly at TJie Ledge office.  Special trains will.be run on the , The Citizens band play/at Re-  G.   A.   R.   to the celebrations at public,   Wash.,  on  both Oro and  Republic.                - July.  . The Greenwood   baseball team  the Fourth of  went to Midway Sunday and had a  good game and an enjoyable time  and won the game.  V.Norberg, of the Norberg'Manufacturing Co.', Milwaukee, is in  the city making arrangements for  Born���������Tn Greenwood, Tuesday,  ISth June, to Mr. and,Mia E. B.  Dill, a daughter.  The ��������� public  schools close tomorrow for the summer holiday's.   TI  vacation-lasts six weeks.  le  B. C. Copper, company.,  M. M. Johnson; consulting engineer ' for the Dominion Copper  Co., was in the district the past  week, inspecting - the work being  done for the company.  0. . Kundberg, and wife of  Phoenix were in the city Saturday]  ; and Sunday. Mr. Rundborg is  superintendent   of   the Dominion  .. Copper company's - mines at'  Phoenix.  Frank Claud Shull and Jessie  Edith Childers of Loomis, Wash.;  were married in the Pioneer Hotel  here.Friday evening, the 21stinst.,  by the Rev. M. D. McKee, Presbyterian minister. :  .. ]$��������� Agrignon_and family moved  to Kholt yesterday. Mr. Angrig-  110,1 resigned the foremanship of  Jho Providence mine last week to  take a similar position at the B. C.  mine in Summit camp and will reside at Kholt.  The statement in last week's  issue of Tho Ledge that 0. L.  Spencer of Fernie had taken editorial charge of the Times was incorrect, as Mr. Spencer returned to  Fernie tho next day, having concluded that he could do better  there than here.  Mr. and  ;.,o<-nii- -   ,- i    Died���������On   Monday,    the    24th  installing new, machinery  for "the 1^.,   the  infanfc ^ of  Mrs. Lawrence Cantv.  Born���������In   Greenwood,   on. the  ISth inst., to Mr. and Mrs. Andrew  Mrs. Danny Dearie lost a bunch  of some 50 or GO chickens one  night  this week,  and'Mrs. J. H,  Sutherland, a daughter.  ' Chas. E.- Butler of .Omaha,Neb.,  a   mining 'expert,   is looking over  [the mines of the district.  Phil McDonald and party are.  prospecting in the vicinity of.  Jgnace, Sturgeon lake district.   '  Mr. and Mrs. Lawrence Canty  wish to thank their many friends  for kind services during their recent  bereavement. **  On the evening of July 10th, the  officers   of Greenwood   lodge.   No  20,   K.   of  P., will be installed by  Duncan Murray, P. D. G. C.  W. G, Gaiinco-returned yesterday .from ji trip to the coast, and  will resume his duties as editor--  except political���������of the Boundary  Creek Times.  Harry S. Jones, C. P. R. land  agent at Calgary was in the city  tin's week, and took a run over the  district with the local agent of the  company, Fred W. McLaine.  Walter Frith is spending the  week at the customs oflico in Midway, getting^ accustomed to his  duties as customs oflieer. He will  take charge of the Chopaca ollice  July 1st.  A. marriage license(was issued at  the-government ollice on the21st  inst., to Almon Wood Bascom and  Saphronas Bell Jamison, both of  Orient, Wash. 'The' couple were  married the same day by. Rev. M.  D. McKee.  The congregation of the Methodist church" have purchased the  residence of. A. W. English, on  Church street, which is now occupied by the pastor. Mrs. English,  will shortly leave for Cobalt to  join her husband.  -The adjourned  enquiry into the  death of Emma Donnan, 'who died  shortly   after   being   struck   by a  stick thrown by her sister was continued 'before- Judge- Cochrane'on  Tuesday.    After reading the depositions and after full  consideration  of all the  circumstances,  City Solicitor Miller, wlio had been author-'  ized  by  the council to act for the  city recommended the dismissal of  the  case,   which   was  accordingly  done.     The matter is generally regarded  as  a lamentable accident,  and the deep sympathy of the community has been freely extended to  ihe Donnan family.���������Grand Forks  Sun.  No. 51  CITY COUNCIL  At the meeting of the"'city  council Monday evening Mayor  Bunting and Aldermen Desrosiers,  -Nelson Sullivan were present.  Minutes "of previous meeting read  and adopted.  J. Rfcurlridge of the cily" farm  was" present and reported that he  was doing the. best he could, and in  the ��������� fall Would clear up more  ground. Tie,has sown ten acres  with timothy, buft mjhe present  1'ime  he  wa-fti'fc in a position to do  .'Junior grand' warden,'  lid ward  Paul, Victoria.  Grand   Chaplain, Rev. If. (}'~k,  Clinton, Vancouver. ^  Giand    treasurer,     Henry   if.  Watson, Vancouver.  Grand  secretary, ,'ri.  R   Brett,  Victoria.  Grand tyler, A. Gothard, Vancouver.  In addition to the elective officers, the following appointive officers were named for the various  districts :  D.' D. G.   M., Mo. ldistiict, A.  W. Cuiti'o, Victoria.  D.   D.   G. M., No. 2 district, 0.  C. Fisher, New.Westminster.  * D.   D.   G.M., No. 3 district, H.  N. Couisier, Revelstoke.  D'.D.  G-.   M., No. 4 district, J.  Stone, Bakerville."  D..D..G. M., No.-5 district, J.  Shaw, Nanaimo.  /d.  D.   G. M., No. V, district, F.  Irvine, Nelson.  D.   D.  G. M, No.- 7 district, N.  Binns, Trail.  D.   D.   G. M.  Bonnel!, Fernie,  D.   D.   G. M., No. 9 district, F  H. Barnes, Enderby.  Historian  and  librarian, AV. A.  DeWolf Smith, New Westminster;  S. D., C. A.  Welsh, New Westminster,  j.   D.  cans.  D. of  oonvcr.  S.  of W., G. S. .Duncan, Esquimau..  0.  land.  S. B., W. AV. Rogers, Golden  level. The shoulders were crushed  in as though he had struck something while falling- down the shaft  a distance of 700 feet.-Rossland  Miner.  McLAW GETS LIFE  If the sentence imposed on  Johnny McLain by Judge Steiner  last.Wednesday i.s carried out, arc-  Lain will spend the remainder of  his days in the state penitentiary at  AValla    ��������� -  never  raigned  on Monday, charged wifcl  murder in  the  first  degree,   and  pleaded not guilty.     He engaged  an  attorney,and after a conference  it, was decided  to allow,him  fo  plead  guilty to murder i/the sec-  and degree and'tnke a life sentence  in preference to   taking chances on  securing a conviction for first degree murder.     McLain acceded to  this  plan and   the  inarea.  Previous  |as^3s smm smsne^n^^k  CABINErWSAPPEARANCES   ���������   'ca������ Wf,,, .n^SSfjoty  It is mentioned in the party press  that of the seventeen original  members of the Laurier Cabinet  seven   only  remain   in office; but  AValla.       McLain's   case Jtna* while ministers come and go,  came to trial.    He was ar-(Sir Wilfrid Laurier still holds on.  i  of standingjiill.���������Afail-Empire.  Rich Ore Body at Sullivan '"  Ore  that  is  pronounced richer  than any heretofore encountered on  the property has been opened'up in  mine   in  the Crows  the  Sullivan  This emphasizes the fact that the r68' Pass (listrict> says the Spokes-  has    suffered   many  ������an Eeview-    Ifc is estimated that  J [ there  case was term-  No.,S district, S.  C,  IT.   Peterson, Dun-  James   Stark, Van-  to   being   sentenced,  McLain  had  nothing to say about  the  murder of  William Cameron.  He refused  to discuss it with the  ollicers   or   anybody  else.     After  sentence was imposed, however, he  talked   freely  on the subject.    He  said   that   both   he  and Cameron  were drunk at the time  of trouble.  They quarrcle/l over whisky; Cameron  commenced  throwing stones  for the  better.    The two first resignations were those of Sir Oliver  Mowat  and   Sir Henry Joly, who  fled to Governorships to escape the  responsibilities    for    the   wrongs  which were   being   committed in  their name.     SirYjliver was never  made  aware  of certain deals, notably,  the    Crow's    Nest and  the  Drummond.  until  these   schemes  were -placed before  him  with  instructions to defend them  in the  Senate.  Of Sir Henry Joly,   an  honest  man,  the same story is told.    He;  was astonished as deal  after deal  was pushed  through the Cabiuet  and was glad to be out of it.   Hon.  David  Mills  who was in the gov-  M.,  John   A.Cleland, Ross-  much ploughing.      [re promised to  have the fence repaired.  Finance committee's report was  received and following accounts  ordered paid :  Tlle L������lgc * laoo  C7^ ������lmw    iaco  .The cemetery    committee  were  authorized   to  inslall   a  hydraulic  ram   at cemetery,  price not to cx-  I ceed S200. ��������� j  Bylaws No. 12."), estimates, and  No. I2(i, rates, were finally passed.  A petition from the city merchants was read, asking that the  license on persons soliciting orders  for goods  to lie delivered at a fut-  S. B., A.,M  egraw,   Hedley.  at McLain  and the latter shot him | eminent for a short time, also retired as speedily as possible.    ' The  Organists,   J). Q. Dujlc,, Vancou  ver;   G.   Pursuivant,   A. If. Skoy,  ICam loops. ������  Grand stewards, F. C. Campbell, Trout Lake; F. AV. Howling,  Allin; R. TI. Uodson, Cumberland!  A. B. Morris, Kaslo: T. A. CI egg,  Mission; L.  waok.  through the body. The victim  lived a couple hours after he was  shot. While under the influence  of liquor McLain fold several persons he had killed Cameron, .but  after arrested he disclaimed any  knowledge of the affair until sentenced.  anient  Ar      .                                             'he government, Sir Richard Ciirt-  AleLam lakes his present predtc-   wright was able to  stand the pace  very   philosophically.    Ho         "  grinned  like a  monkey when the  judge said  the words that will de-  privo him of his liberty for the rest  of his days.      When taken back to  a  word of jest to  Indians  who  government    lias    suffered  changes,   and  that few, .if any. of! Uie''e   a,'e   ,00,00()  tous  of ore in  them   can   be  regarded as changes S|ght ln the lowei' workings where  the recent discovery was made and-  that   the"ore assays as  high as 20  per cent lead and 10 ounces silver,  with only a low grade of zinc.   The.  ore. was   encouutered all the way  between  the GO and  the 100 foot  levels,  but it  was on the ] 00 foot  level that the large body now revealed was opened up.    Officials of  the Sullivan company stated yesterday that it is by far the best showing yet found-in the mine. . In the  old  workings there are estimated  | to be 200,000 tons of ore in sight,  | making   over  300,000  tons in all.  The regular monthly meeting of  the   board  of .directors of the company   will   bo   held today at the  offices of the company in   this city.  Officials and  directors of the company   were   not   disposed  to talk  about, the  conditions  at the mine  until  after  the  meeting,   but admitted that an unexpected discovery has been made within the past  two weeks.    Judge George Turner,  president of  the  Sullivan   Group  Mining company, which owns the  property,   returned  from the mine  last  week after the discovery had  been  made.    J. D. Finlay, superintendent of the mine, and Edward  Dedolph,- assistant manager of the  first supreme court vacancy was  taken by him. It is noteworthy  that while these three gentlemen,  representatives-of the old school  Reformers, declined to tolorate the  evils  which assailed them while in  FELL SEVEN HUNDRED FEET  they will get short shrift when  brougnt before the beak, as they  surely- will be if the work is kept  up-���������Phoenix Pioneer.  The English church social Tuesday  evening was well pa>ronized.  Strawberries   and   cake   and   ice  cream  were served.     A   musical  program was rendered, consisting  of   two   piano   and cello duets by  Miss Yates   and   Miss Belding; a  ��������� piano duet by Mrs. H. McCutcheon  and    Mrs.   Sidney   M.   Johnson;  vocal  solo by Mrs.   S.  Oliver; a  song by Mr. N. F. Kendell and aj  recitation  by Mr.   AVheeler of the'  Mother Lode.   . The Citizens band  played   several' selections   during  the evening.  Duncan Ross, M. P., left early  this week to spend a few days inquiring into the needs of his constituents. Tho* constituency of  Yale-Cariboo extends from the  'i-'J   parallel   to; as near tho north  meeting of council' and give their  reasons for asking for an  increase.  John H. East shipped a consign  Graham  also suffered in the same I menfe of sma]I fn,its from his ranch I lire date, oe  increased from *>5 to  way.    -Mrs. P. Cook's clothes line   ""  Mulwa-V to tllfi city Tuesday.  $50  for six months.    Thc petition  'was  visited one night also and the ;hose cornPetoit to judge say the (was received  and   filed and apnli  ��������� clothes stolen.     Evidently there is frnit 1S C(1"al to anv imported this cants "were asked  to attend next  a   band   of   thieves in camp, and Season' " ' '  Duncan Murray returned the  past week from a trip to the Nicola  country. AVhile there he visited  the Nicola coal mines, and speaks  glowingly of tlie coal measures of  that district.  Fre(i Knight and... Joe JMngle,.  who   are interested  in the Little  Bertha on the North Fork, were in  the city this week and had a look  at the. mines of Deadwood camp,  and tlie high grades of Greenwood.  A largo number of people from  this district Will celebrate at Oroville on the Fourth, many going  to Sidley on Dominion Day and  from there dropping down the  mountain to spend the Fourth at  Oro.  m-    u - i       r������ ���������;,. Mail   ho touted  M.    Paisley,  Chilli- r   t  some   Indians  who stood  on   the I disappeared altogether.     The most  steps of the court house.    After he   notable withdrawals  from the Ad-  was again   locked   in the iron cell   ministration   have   been  those of  U    v on >    i Ih������  tl,r0W  hl'insoIf on his back and   AD-.   Tarte,   Mr.   Blair, Mr. Sifton  lol,   f    ,! .y������T:yi mWUinS' \bChVa  the dcPHt>-  '-nocked the and  Mr.   Emmerson.     Mr   T rt  Jo      f.vcov,g skip tender at the   door he  was engaged in reading a   wont out  because he had boJfS j  ^t^o\000^rilv^ ^^ !rg��������� ���������.oome. ,S ^ou^ j vo,atillg a Canadian  po,^       I  That politician issued one protest  against graft and extravagance and  threatened to act the ��������� part of the  "Big Ontario Policeman," but  after a f.������. more relatives had been jCOmW a,ld superintendent of the  appointed  to office his objections | Tf,'6'"'T CXpCctpd to be P,,ese,,t  J 'at the meeting today.  The output of the Sullivan mint  ���������as  instantly  killed.    He fell into the J Okanagan Independent,  sump,   which contains several feet  and smelter for May, the figures o  which will be presented at th<  meeting of the directors today, iu-  dicates the prosperous conditions  con I ������f tllG proPerty- The ini"e pro-  lie   were   on   a summer outing.��������� j trary  to the "views Vhi.^eader.'' ll'Ced ������Ve1'22'������00  tons ������f ore dur-  of water, and had he not struck  several places on the side of tlie  shaft during the fearful descent he  doubtless would not have been seriously injured, as tlie wa.ter would  Patriotic Services.  Patriotic services  will   be   conducted at the Presbyterian church  next Sabbath.    Morning service at  11     Sunday school   scholars   are  Hunter-Kendrick Co.; Rendell  *t Co.; Russell-Law-CauIfield Co.;  Mc.Rao Bros.; A. L. AVhite & Co.;  Greenwood Liquor Co.; A. A.  Frechette; Thomas Drug.Co.; II.  J. Clint; P. W. George & Co.'; A.  Logan  &   Co.:   White   Bros.; W  have broken  the force of the faJl. j requested to be present at 10:4.')  a. m  7:30.  The following signed the  oetition ��������� 11^'������ "!"?  ^^ ������f ���������>n had been  ���������������"!., sharp.    Evening  service at  tt......   ��������������� ,". .       u'  PetIt,.������n ��������� I lowered  into  the mine when Lev "  covig got on the cage with Fred  Demuth, the superintendent. Mr.  Demuth got off at the 700 foot  level and told Levcovig to go to  the 800 and 1000 foot levels and  start the pumps and promised to  Elson; Coles & Frith- Thomasl "^ Jlim ,ori fhe mo ^t level,  n niouias Mr. Demuth then wont through  Bros.;   Gallo-j the iuc]iries to  fche  Thomas:  Anderson  way  Bros.;  T.   M.   Gulley & Co.;  Holmes and Kennedy; Greenwood  Fruit Co.  Council then adjourned.  polo as has yet been reached 'hy JuIy-  The celebration at Sidley Monday next promises to bo one of the  best ever held'in* theOsoyoos dis-  tric-. A'number will go from  Greenwood and Midway, aud from  thero to Oroville for the Fourth of  any discoverer, and from tide  water to cast of the Rocky mountains, except when Kootenay butts  in- It is about 500 miles square  and would take about two hundred  years riding on a cayuso to reach  all parts of it. Mr. Ross will not  viuit all parts of it this season.  Joe Taylor one of tho old timers  of tho Boundary district, is seriously ill at Phoenix, and . it te  thought will not -recover. Mr.  Taylor came to the district in LSSS  188'J, and was interested iu a mini-  ber of claims in Greenwood and  Wellington camps.  Masonic Grand Lod^e  The Masonic Grand Lodge in its  session last week donated tlie sum  of $r>))0 to the fund for tho building  of a sanitarium in British Columbia. A. resolution strongly commending the work of the tuberculosis fighters was passed.  The next regular'eominunication  of tho grand lodge will be held at  Victoria, commencing on June 21  ID0S. ' .'..',  Ollicers  were elected as follows:  Grand Master, F. Bowser, Vancouver. '  Ih'pu.ty Grand Master, W. K.  Houston,  Victoria.  Senior grand warden, II. N.  Rich, Lad nor.  000 foot level  to see what was going on. AVhen  this was done he found that Levcovig had started the pumps on the  1000 autl.SOO foot levels, but as lie  he was not on either of these levels  he thought he must have gone up  to the .'100 foot level.  As. the cage was not moving up  and down the shaft, in about an  hour Mr. Demuth signalled to the  engineer, for it ami the latter re  Subject:   "pur  Country.������'  The recent misunderstanding between the Hudson's  Bay company  and the  federal government concerning freight   passages   on   the  Skeena river, which threatened to  prevent the building of the Salmon  hatcheries at Babine and  Stuart  lakes this year, has been smoothed,  away.     The Hudson's  Bay company has  undertaken to whipsaw  at the hatchory sites tlie lumber  for the buildings, but when it discovered, that an opposition steamer  lino was to receive all the freight  hauling,    it   concluded'   that   its  whipsaws were out of order.  It  has  now  been arranged that  As a matter of fact he was the victim   of  a   conspiracy     in   which  Messrs.   Sifton  and   Fielding  figured.    Mr. Blair resigned owing to  the fact that he could not support  the  Grand  Trunk   Pacific scheme  as   manipulated   by   Sir   Wilfrid  Laurier  behind his  back.       This  minister .refused   to   become,   responsible  for a liability    of some I  S150,00(),000 from which no result j  advantageous to the country would  be derived.     Clifford Sifton, who  had  been  the enemy of Mr. Tarte  and  Mr.  Blair, was forced put on  the North West autonomy question.  His   severe   religious  views prevented him from accepting the legislation   proposed   by   his leader  ing May, and about 2,500 tons  were smelted, leaving over 33,000  tons on hand at tlie smelter at the  close of the month. The shipments of bullion in May amounted  to about $40,000.  The property is being worked  steadily, with about GO men at tlie  mine and 140 men at the smelter.  The capacity of the roaster is being  doubled and will make it possible  to keep the smelter in continuous  operation.  The showing of  the new oro in  the Sullivan has been reflected on  the local stock exchange, and there ���������  has  been a flood of orders for the   ���������  stock during the past two days.  H.Main, our local chemist, has  Poor Mr. Emmerson was made thejafter considerable experimenting,  scapegoat to carry tire sins of other PreParert a compound for the  men. There can be little doubt sPm-ving of fr.������������& trees. It can be  that he was offered as a sort of ex- slIPpl>'ed at a half cheaper than the  piatory sacrifice. quassia   chips   and whale oil soap  The Cabinet today is a curious  affair. One minister is "on leave"  repairing his character.    A second  tho Hudson's* Bay company is to ,S an absentee, apparently afraid to  plied, |-'All  right, tho cage is engaged."    Suspecting all   was not  well,  Mr.   Demuth  began an investigation  and  found  that  Ley-  covig had momo up to the 300-foot  I level and  rung one. bell and the  cagoweut to  the surface.    Wheu  the cage was lowered  again to the  300-level,  and  as there  were no  more signals it  was allowed to re-  main for nearly an hour.  On  investigation  th6 body was  found iu the sump at the 4000-foot  carry  the  hatchery material from  Port Es.sington as far as Kitsilas  canyon.     It is asserted that because of low water above the can-  '.von  that the  light draft steamer  Northwest  will  take   the  freight  there and carry it on to Ilazelton.  Both transportation companies will  be satisfied,   the   lumber   will be |  whipsawed,   the hatcheries will be  built  in   time for  service this season   and   everybody is satisfied.----  Bulkley Pioneer.  Job Printing al; Tho Ledge.  return  to   Canada.      A   third   is  practically oblivious of what is going on  around him.     The others  are little known.     Who,   for example,   is awara off-hand  that a  gentleman  named   Tenipleman is  in  tho Cabinot,  or that Jacques  Bureau' is  the successor to Tsraol  Tarte.     From   Mowat to Hyman,  from   Blair   to   Emiuerson,   from  Tarte to Jacques .Bureau - |,iu������He a,.,,  I'ig jumps.    They indicate that the  ministerial  material  has  run out,  partly  because honest men refuse  to tolerate graft,  and  partly be-  preparation.    It is put up in liquid  form and merely requires diluting  with water to  make ready for use.  On Tuesday E. -Curtis brought a  branch  of a.  wild shrub  into the  Press   ollice.    It was literally covered   with   black   aphis   and had  been  treated the day before to the  solution.    All the aphis were dead  while tho leaves of the shrub bore  uo    signs    of   injury.-Penticton  Press.  When you want a monument or  headstone, write to the Kootenay  Marble Works, Nelson, B. (.!.       *  A car of fo,.,) t() arrive, the  middle of next week. Get quotations before buying. Tho Riib-  sell-Law-CiiuHicId'co.  <i. Greenwood, R 0., June 27, 1907.  THE GREENWOOD LEDGE  io to  ������l������rr  ^kbmmb^^ (trial   has  had  a  marked effect on  "~ ; the local membership rof the Wcst-  , ern Federation of Miners. Many  i new members have been added to  , the roll, and the lukewarm ones  I have become active workers.  i Tm: .Midway Star is again indignant over the proceedings of  'the licensing board for Greenwood  l district, or rather tlie failure of  i its editor to attend the meeting of  j the board, which was held in his  jowu town. 'The Star claims that  I tlie meeting was not properly ad-  I vertised.     The  date  of   meeting,  Our stock of shirt waists and shirt-waist suits is thc  largest and best we have "ever shown. It comprises  all the latest and most fashionable styles, in F  ���������broidery, Lawn, Linen. Mull. Organdie and Silk,  long and short sleeves, and at all prices.'  'Give Us a Trial.    We Can Please You  Hi-  Ill  Dry Goods. , .Millinery. ,  You're, in a "most deplorable"  state of somnolence iind don't know  it. "Get next" to what's ��������� happening in your own town. "Don't  blame the Conservatives for your  lack of enterprise. The License  Act doesn't provide for a system  of editorial call-bells.  THE SMOKE  From  British  Lion  and  .Mainland  j with the names of  applicants, was  advertised  in  TheJLedge a month  J previous  to": the] date,^andj in two   'subsequent editions, more than the  - | law   requires.    It   can > safely   be  THE LEDGE H!iiltHi t,,ii1'' Thc rjci,������������Ls ������*wi<l,!lv  Is published every Thursday at Groen-  woorl, 1?. C , and the price is J: n year,  postage free to all parts of Canada, 1'iuted  (Jiii'cll'S- Cat! be'States,   Mexico  aud   Ureal   I'.rilaiu.    To  I other countries it  is sent postpaid   for j  circulated   among  those iuteresled  as any other paper in   the district.  i Copies   are sent   to   regular suh-  iscribeis in every postollice in the  ' Greenwood electoral district.    The  SeCU all   OVCl' .British  CO-iS?-50<iy������'r.    Address  all   letters to Tin-  . j Ledge. Greenwood, Ji. C.  himbia.     Wm.   Tietjcn!        JAS. W. GRIER,  ! PUBLISHER.  makes them in Vancou  ver,   and  Nat Darling  GRKENWOOI),   K.   C. JO-N'M 27, 1907  sells them on the road.  .1'_/������"-* '--YN  Boos-r for thc eiiy and  district.  It is not improbable that in two  Regular monthly meetings of vears ?il tmm s^tem wil1 bo in  Greenwood lodge, No. 28, A. F. & operation connecting Greenwood  A.M. are held on the first Thurs- and-Phoenix, and Greenwood and  day in each month, in Fraternity Boundary Kails,  hall, Wood block, Government St., Tl|K noinillion elections will be  Greenwood.    Visiting brethren are|brought 0I1  in  ]esa  fcluln  ;i ye.u.  What are  the  Greenwood  Tories  cordially invited to attend  E. G. Waiikex AV. M.    '  J. S. Biuxik, Secretary.  INDUSTRIAL WORKERS Of'tHE  WORLD  GREENWOOD LOCAL NO. 31 1  Meets first and third Wednesdays of every  mouth in Eagles Hall atS p. 111.   Visiting  members cordially invited to attend.  Fraxk Si'earixg, Kin. sec'y,  Kdgar \V. Dvnks, President.  F. M. LAMB  PROVINCIAL LAND SURVEYOR  GREENWOOD   B. C.  The Reception Hotel  In Camborne gives all its patrons  the purest food, drink and [cigars.  [James Linclsley' Prop.  going to do about it? Nothing.  Then talk, and do nothing some  more.  Tkk smelters of tho district are  now all running full blast, and,  notwithstanding the ^ose-down  this summer, the output will probably reach a larger tonnage than in  commissioners are not called upon  to  write  personal   letters to every'  resident of  the  district, neither is  the chief licens  inspector expected  to announce the time of meeting in  j the market place.    The <'u>t specifically   states   when    the   meetings  j shall be held.     Kor a report of the  I proceedings of  the  meeting of the  board we would  refer  the Sl.tr to  the.   Ledge   of   June   I'D and the.  I'ouudary  Greek   Times   of June  21.     Surely   if   papers   published  nine  miles  distant  could  get the.  information, the Star, published in  (he.  town   where  thc meeting was  held, should also  be able to do so.  Waken   up,    Lawton,   old   man 1  A Statesman's Advice  There  is ;t story told in London  Tit-Hits  tlml   many  years ago the  late Sir  John M.-icdonald, Premier  of Canada, wns present at a public  dinner,   at  which he was expected  to deliver ;t most important speech.  In the conviviality of the occasion  he forgot the  more serious duty of  the evening,   iind when, at a late  hour, he rose, his speech was by no  means   as   luminous  as   it might  have been.   The. leporter, knowing  that   if  would   not do to print the  notes  as   they stood, called on Sir  John   the   next day and told him  that he was not quite sure of having secured   an   accurate   report.  He  was   invited   to read over his ongina  notes,   but   he  had   not gone far  when   Sir   John   interrupted him  with   "That   id not what I said.'.'  K1*'1'. "������<1 the beautiful harmonious  There  was a   pause, and Sir Johnj blending   of   Varsity   class songs  continued : "Let me repeat my re- j patriotic  marks."      lie then walked up"aiHH.fci������u- ������"g* of li1u- South,  down   the   room   and   delivered a  most impressive speech in the hcar-j  ing  of   the  amused  reporter, who j  again  attempt to report a public  speaker when you are drunk.".  Tho  evolution  of Ethiopian entertainment    brings    the   art   of  colored   minstrelsy to the acme of  its  profession  in  tho performance  given   by ,the   Dandy Dixie. Miiir  strels,   who   will   be   seen  at the  Auditorium   on   July   3rd.     The  Dandy   .Dixie  Minstrels  comprise  forty stars  of  the black  face art  h������adt'd  by the Campbell 'Brothers,  the  inimitable  comedians and the  greatest  musical  aggregation ever  organized for a traveling combination,   the   Cotton- Pickers' Band.  The   entertainment   offered   comprise  a  magnificent  minstrel first  purr.   "The.   Royal ' Palm Grotto"  includes a host of clover European  and American vaudeville artists in  the   olio  and concludes   with the  furiously    fun 113' farce   "A  Fowl  Deed."      In   the  big olio all-star  vaudeville, acts   are   presented by  Williams and  Stevens, comic impersonators,   Campbell    Bros.,   an  rag-time  comedy musical  act,  Toncy   Trio, dare-devil acrobats,   John 'I'rampin, comedy jug-  ANK-OF.BRITISH NORTH-AMERICA-  ESTABLISHED   IN    1836.  NE of the oldest.banks doing business in this  country. ���������  56 Branches in Canada and United States  Prompt attention given to collections.  Savings ��������� Deptment.���������Deposits of $1.00 and  upwards received.    Interest paid half-yearly.  Drafts bought and "sold, and'a general banking-  business transacted.  H. F. STOW, MANAGER GREENWOOD BRANCH.  airs,   with the sweet old-  insch'xBxxin;  WMk.  '4 BANK   OF IfMONTREAL  ^+ ESTABLISHED   1817.  P PAID   UP   CAPITAL, $14,000,000.         :REST,  $1 1,000,000  jjjij] UN-JIVIDED PROFITS, $422,689.98  jjqj Cifiiieral Umikin- liusino^iTi-misiifttod.    Di-iirU issued on nil points,'and Colics-  rtn '                                        . t!on.-> nuiila nl lowest rutes.  P SAVINGS BANK DEPARTMENT   "I    W. F. PROCTOR,  fjfjj INTEREST ALLOWED ATCURRENT RATES    /MANAGER GREENWOOD  BRANCh  *Knnra^ra  W  took down every word, ;is it fell |  from his lips. Having thanked \  Sir John for his courtesy, he was;|-  taking .his leave, when he was re- \ 1  ealled to receive this admonition : |'  '���������Voiuig man, allow me to give,'J  you  this  word  of advice���������Never:!  The, Kootenay Hello is nob a girl.  It is a cigar that every smoker  should be, introduced to.  ^^���������'^^v^^va^^^^^a/io ���������%,/������/Qt>izsQs&>*&/%s&>ib <&/& ^^k^^s- %-*  any previous year. This  greater prosperity to the  Boundary district.  TRACTOR  AND BUILDER I  Dealer in ^  Windows, Doors, |  Turned Work and    |  [Inside Finish. I  III SHINGLKS, MUCK, KTO. I  means,  whole,'  i  THE ARLINGTON  COPPER ST. GREENWOOD  None but the best brands  ^fT of liquors and cigars.  Morning bracers and  and evening hvballs al-  ways within easy reach  of the 'barkeep."  C. A. DEMPSEY prop.  PART tV���������  " W'ATKR     CLAUSES    CONSOLIDATION   ACT,   1897.  tfII IS Is to certify Unit the Hwk Cirri* Irrl������n-  1 tion Company, Limited, incorporated the  z.'.tli (lay of March", A. D 1WI". Inivlin.' erimplieil  with the provision* of III'1 " I'������wcr Companies'  llirlli'f Act, 1!im2," Iihh siilunitteil IN iiiidertukliiK  to the Lloiitpnant-fiovpriior in Council tnrnp-  provnl. mill that tlie .������nlcl undertaking, an ("he.wn  hy the iJoi'iimcntH mill plan tiled, linn liecn approved, and that the Piimois n> fnlluw:���������  (1.) Thc construction of a dam at Die point  shewn on till; Iilnn filed, and the application of  waters dlvi-tleil from Hook Creek for diptriiin-  tIon for Irrigation piii-piwi-H on th" lands dollncif  on Hie call] plan :  (ii.) The construction of cariuli, dltclie/t, flume*  and plpe-llnei.anil mich other worka as may lie  reiiuiri'il for Irrigation pur[Ki������e������:  (Jl.) The iicquinitloii of such la lids ������.* may lie  im<:e*MiTy for the Company's unilertakiiiK i  (-1.) Thc awmlHltlon of water by record, pur-  chaso ar otherwise:  (fl.) Generally the powere sot out In the Mcmo  ranilnm of Association of tlie mi lit Company.  And this is further to certify that tlie amount  of the capital of theComp nv which will he duly  flulisciihed fori'/irrylujr on Its iindertalclnf,', he,,  fore It exerclsos the |iowcm conferred b\- the  ���������' Water Claupo.-f Conflolidutlon Act, 181)7," anil  iimendlns AetH, Is hcreliy tlxi-d nt Klfteen thousand dollars (8I.I.UO0), and such capital shall be  suhscribed and twenty-live(2fi) percent thereof  actually paid up within thrco months from Ihe  date thereof; and the time within which work  In to lie commenced is four months from thu date  hereof.  And subject ns aforesaid such application Is  Jmreby approved.  JJated Uitoind dnv of May. A. D, 1M7.  .FKKD'K J. FULTON.  46-10 (Clerk of (lw iiiccutlvo Council.  With such a deinantl   for  labor 1  in the vicinity  of  dram wood, the|  baud boys should be able to place  twenty or thirty musicians in good  positions.    There  is always a-demand for miners, machinists, elec-,  tricians,  and  other skilled   labor. 1  Surely it would be possfble to get a;  few bandsmen  to  fill  these posi-j  tions..  The Saturday Sunset is the latest-  provincial paper to make its appearance, and is published in Vancouver. John P. McConncll is  editor and. appears to have a good  strong grip of the pen, with high  grade pockets in the stoping ground  The first issue of the Sunset is ten  pages of six columns each, and  is full of rich paystreaksof thought  humor,   and  general  news  of the  province.    Success.  1  A.v effort  is being made  to get!  the people of Phoenix. Greenwood. 1  Kholt,   Boundary   Falls  and Mid-:  way  interested  in   a  turf associa-!  tion. and to have a two (lavs' meet!  at thc latter place each   fall.    The!  idea is a  good  one,   and   Midway  is the only one of  the  places men- ':  tioned   in   which a track could he  cheaply made.    Jt   is  understood,  the Midway company will give tin  ground for nothing.  ������e have on sale or to rent fishing tackle, lire arms, hammoeks, || Wood Fibre Plaster  tents, ice-cream freezers, pianos  organs, or a hot stove.  MANITOBA  PHONE   65  %illllllllillllllillllllllillllillllilllllillllllllllllllll!lllll!illllll������lllllllll!\#  $15,000 Insurance for $2f.50  The now and up-to-date Tripple Indemnity  Policy of tlio Ocean Accident, arid Guarantee   '  Corporation, Ltd., the largest accident company in thc world.   Assets over $7,000,000.  W. McLAINE  DISTRICT AGKNT, GREENWOOD, B. C.  <������ PACIFIC /f0p  <% 9  A. L.  E.  Second Hand.  \ Phone 16.  ,0330 -1-n-O-J V NhSTJiliSNIW 31X10. 3H1.  Ts under thc management of |Greig'  & Morrison. Thc rooms - are comfortably furnished, and the bar contains thebestbrands of wines, liquors  and cigars in the city.  J  Tin-; wiltl-catters who have, been  working in the vicinity of Cobalt,  are beginning to come to grief, but  their sorrow will not he nearly so  great as that of those wl\o invested  in their wild-cat promotions. There  are, of course, mines in the Cobalt  district, but the majority of the  small investors failed to guess  right, as usual. The Cobalt boom  should prove of practical value to  those who persist in hutting into  the other fellow's game.  Tti k defense in the Boise trial  commenced , this week. If even  one half of tho rebuttal evidence  claimed by Attorney Darrow is  produced, tho trial must result in  the acquittal  of Haywood.   The  1    1  $10,000   INVESTED   IN  flagnificent    Minstrel    Mountings  Kirst .Part Scenic Splendor���������Artistically Reproducing a  'ROYAL   PALM   GROTTO"  Enchanting Ensembles Star Spangled Banner Salutations  Songs of Dixie ' .     Melodies of Aiite-Bellum Days  Modern Musical Masterpieces,     .     Vocal and Instrumental  The Show Hit of New York Theatre,   Wistaria Roof Garden, and  Manhattan Beach Theatre, Coney Island, where  "THE   DANDIES"  was tho big-seatured and pre-eminently successful attraction at. those  magnitieent and multi-million dollar, amusement places  during the summer of 1900.   Ticketm, $1.00  -AND���������  As any other  ollico in the  Boundary.  THE LEDGE  " ' - *  'Phone 23.  GREAT  NORTHERN  RAILWAY  UOUTK  OV  THE  ORIENTAL   LIMITED  TltAIN'  T.KAVES  MIDWAY DAILY   8:20"A. M,  ARRIVES...  6:45 r. M.  Close connection at Spokane for  Pacific Coast and  Eastern  Points.  Stage to and from  Greenwood  meets trains at Midway.  For Further Particulars Apply  P. IT. Bl-umiam, D. F. & P. A.,  Grand Forks, B. C.  \V. A. Boss, A. G, P. A.,  Seattle, Wash.  A. D,  GRAND FORKS  Jeweler and Optician, dealer in  Kino Watches, High-Class Jewelry,  Diamonds, etc.  Blue Prize, Henry Vane,  Columbus and Havana Ark  CIGARS  arc Union Made Clours, made by VV. P.  Kiluourne & Co., Winnipeg and sold ou  the road by GKORGF, UORTON.j  The Kootenay Saloon  Sandon, B. C, lias a line or nerve  bracers unsurpassed in any moiio-  tain town ot the Great West. A  glass of aqua pura given free with  spirits uicnti." 1  About  Float  Float is not a periodical.  It is a book containing S(i  illustrations, all told, and  is filled witli sketches and  stories of western life. It  tells how a gambler cash-1  in after tho ilush days of  Sandon ; how it rained in  New Denver long after  Noah was dead ; how a  parson took a drink at  I3ear Lake in early days ;  how justice was dealt in  Kaslo in 'Q'.i; how the  saloon man outprayed the  women in Kalamazoo, and  graphically depicts the  roamings of a western editor amongst 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 dozens of article too numerous to mention. Send  for ono before it is too  late. The price is twenty-  five cents, postpaid to any  part of the world. Address all letters to  R.'T. Lowery  NELSON, B. 0.  "Y"  t: :.:  ���������.-a������ca  ������������������ <!(������**<���������* r���������^fV*������"iMr������,fJ-r  ���������Twrt'W .f#t*V������j������lm*������ .������������������������������<-  mrnr ���������mwniTiniwuinr ntnwninniwriiifirnniiH  maaaoBBBBm  .THE GREENWOOD LEDGE.  .',','..     ' .. > \ ,'���������,.-/ ������ .,    ���������" ���������' .,':,'-.'   i,'���������'���������',;f-"V.T  ' ���������       . ������������������ ',-'.'    ��������� ' ,'';     -'    . ''     '. '"     '��������� ' '���������-'��������� v.  Greenwood, B. C, June 27, 1907..'' '        . - ���������''? , :>:���������';  ������  Kings Liquer Scotch Whiskey %  :  ���������       'l2 Years Old *  J. W. Burmester s White Port.  Jas. Bennessy'& Co's 3-Star Brandy.  I GREENWOOD LIQUOR  CO.  I     IMPORTERS, GREENWOOD, B. C.  .'Mcoomed  Cottage.  5-Jioomed Flat.  6-Koomed  House.       S-Rooinecl rCouse  Comfortable Cottage for Sale.  Et-U  iPl  rh-1  a.. 3  rr-H  TOO MANY   MINING COMPANIES-  >  EALEY INVESTMENT AND TRUST CO. LTD  Opposite Postoflice. Greenwood, B. C  SgESSgg^^llB^tHSEiB^ BHg  of- the Boundary District,  if  Furniture, just drop us a liue.  suit your tastes and your pockets.  you want  Wo  can  NELSON, B. C.  ���������AGENTS FOR THE BELL PIANO.  Is the best furnished hotel in the boundary  district. It is heated, with steam and  lighted by electricity. Excellent sample  rooms. The bar is always abreast of the  times, and meals are served iu thc Cafe  at any hour, day or nig'ht.  Eiraest Jo Cart8er9 Prop.  ;iu  Fresh and 'Salt Meats, Fish and |  Fowl always in stock.        |  Okanagan Apples at $2.00 per |  Box. 1  *'  9Wa(M&0&99a&&99999909999999999e99e9KQ9@90 eKMMHJBOg^  PHOENIX, B.C.  Is opposite the Great Northern depot," and is a delightful haven for tho weary traveler. .Grout 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 room makes thc drinks go  down like eating fruit in 11 (lower garden. The  sample rooms are the largest in the mountains and  a pleasure to drummers with big trunks.  LJAS. MARSHALL, Prop,  0  ' Though the public seem to he  nonplussed by the state of all'uii-s  in Cobalt, the situation there is  not at the present time more perplexing than it ever was. The difference is with the people who  make the market for mining stock.  They .formerly supposed that they  know .all about the productiveness  of Cobalt mining properties; now  they have their .doubts. Hence,  tlicre is -a falling off iu tbe share  trade.  This share trade is all that has  intrinsically  changed.    There has  it is- true,   been cessation of dividends in exceptional cases;   but the  total  output continues as large as  ever aud  the return per ton seems  to be keeping up very well.    Why.  then,  it may be asked, is the confidence in    Cobalt   not  being expressed by  the same active share-  buying as what we had a year ago?  One reason is that mining companies,   extremely  prolific of  shares,  have multiplied at a rate to alarm  investors.     To  buy at their nominal  value all  the   Cobalt stocks  that have been  issued in tbe last  brooding twelvemonth  would  require  more  money  than it would  take  to  payoff Canada's national  debt.     Such  a  progeny  of stock-  teeming   companies    might    well  make , investors  tenacious of their  money,   for prices could not but be  flattened by  tho  verj' quantity of  the stocks  put on the market.    17  the quantity  leveled down prices,  what   is to be said of the effect of  the lowr .quality of a great volume  of these issues? '  To the least discerning  it must have been evident  that many  stocks offered were entirely     without     proved     merit.  Knowing enougn   to satisfy themselves. On this  point,, ordinary-investors  would   be  inclined to mistrust stocks  of  which  they knew  nothing.      I'rif.ish capilii! has been  particularly wary  towards Cobalt  propositions,  much   more so than  American  capital  has bei������n.    Tbe  host of 'new companies warned off  experienced English  investors who  had learned at some cost from their  adventures in   the Band how unsubstantial  mining companies are  liable   to   be   that   come forth in  swarms.      For   the   restriction of  company  formation   in connection  with   the   exploiting   of   mineral  areas it   would   seem possible for  much  more to  bo  done by public  authority than has  heretofore been  done.     The government should be  cautious about giving license to any  group   of   men   to   issue   mining  stocks.     It is all very well to say  that  there must be a presumption,  but    with  a   most  familiar fact,  namely, that in every mining boom  millions  of dollars are lost by our  saving class.     Tho  truth  is,   the  confidence of the average buyer of  mining stocks is partly obtained by  the   government   sanction   under  which  the company  operates not  altogether by persuasions as to the  merits of the property.  AVhon tho peoplo become shy  of mining stocks as evidently they  are now, the necessity for adopting  measures to check the multiplying  of mining companies may seem to  ho lessened, for when the public  aro beginning to look out for themselves it may be felt that there is  no need for the state to come to  their assisstance. That comfortable view is not to be trusted. Let  there bo two or threo sensational  "strikes" of ore, ami it will at  once appear how little the self-re-  straintof the public really amounts  to. The market for mining shares  would again bo worked, up ton.  statu of feverish excitement, and  chances would be taken on worthless stocks exactly as thoy were  before. Some additional check  should lio put on the formation of  mining companies.���������Mail-Umpire.  Job Printing at Tho Lodge.  Women Ride'in Breeches  Women who ride in breeches are  by no mean's uncommon now, despite the horror openly,expressed  by some more conservative friends,  the same friends who a few years  ago were startled by the then unusual custom of riding astride.  As tho latter styles became more  general the habitmakcrs responded  readily to the demand for divided  skirts, which were easier to make  than the sidesaddle habit.'  Building on tbe fact that a leading jYew York riding academy refused to teach adult women to ride  j$ *���������  astride, . opponents of the new  fashion took courage iind predicted  that its vogue would be short  lived.  These predictions have not been  realized. On the contrary, riding  astride is more popular than ever.  The academy which stood out for  the side saddle and refused to teach  riding astride to women capitulated  several months ago. Jt was forced  to. The manager found that by  sticking to his resolve he was  simply helping other riding  schools.  Those who know say that the  custom of riding astride is now  more general than ever before���������  not so much in JSTew York perhaps  as in the suburbs and at resorts in  the south and west frequented by  New York women, some of whom  make a point of sedately ft side  saddle when in Central park, but  as soon as they shake New York's  dust from thoir boots exchange the  side saddle fora man's saddle.  What is more,' ' fashionable  women have gone a step further.  Many have discarded the. divided  skirts iu favor of riding breeches,  almost a facsimile of those worn by  men, pistol pocket included'. Express surprise at'this to a certain  Fifth avenue habitmaker who is  patronized extensively by the  smart   set   and   he  in   turn looks  surprised.  i        *��������� >' ��������� .  No,   of   course   not,, he says,in  answer to a question. My latest  designs of womens' riding dress are  not likely "to be seen in Central  Park. In fact, I may say that  they are never seen there, for the  reason that most of ray patrons are  skilled .riders, women who have  ridden since they were children,  and who don't care for anything so  tame as a ride in tbe park. Besides, they are never in town except iu midwinter, a season when  few women riders are seen in thc  park. After tbe holidays they are  oil' to the southern resorts, in the  spring they go to their country  houses or to California, or across  the ocean to ride on the other side.  The popularity of riding astride  can't be judged by Central Park.  I have orders for twice as many  riding astride habifs this spring as  I had two years ago, and instead of  only making the divided skirt 1  I have two other styles equally  popular. Both of. these have  breeches. One is worn with a  short skirt and short basque jacket  the other without a skirt and with  a long tailed coat���������at least a long  tailed coat is ordered with the  breeches, but often the breeches  are worn with a short jacket or  only a shirtwaist. The long coat  is for dress up.  The breeches displayed by the  tailor were cut a trifle fuller than  those worn by the man, a puckering of the material at the inner  seam giving an increased looseness  at the knee, but with this exception  they were a facsimile of another  pair displayed which will' be worn  by a man rider. The long coat <o  match the breeches, made also of a  ���������very dark brown habit crossed  with fine stripes of mixed green,  was not unlike a man's double-  breasted frock coat fitted smoothly  at the back and sides, the skirls  attached about three inches below  tho waistline.  This coat reaches to within six  or seven inches of the floor when  the wearer is standing and when  she is on the horse thelail reaches  the stirrups.  The short  skirt to be worn with  SATISFACTION ;;,  ;  nop       Means- " That Which 'Satisfies'.1  And You'll Appreciate This Definition  Lead Packets Only. Highest Award,"St.' Louis, 1904  AT ALL GROCERS.  ggsm������im������^  ISA FIRST GLASS ADVERTISING  ������������==g~s������~ MEDIUM  AND THE PR0DU6T ������F ITS JOB DEPART*  MENTIS STRI6TLY HIGH GLASS.  - "Coulci the consumptives*'of any  given community be seen at one time,  or pass in panorama before the people,  public consciousness of the magnitude  of the affliction might foe aroused. A  physical disaster shocks ihe world and  Sets Soose the sympathy, of millions. A  few thousand deaths are nothing* as  compared with the deaths from consumption."   LAWRENCE F. FLICK, M D.,  Medical Director of Henry  Phipps Inatituto fur tho Study, Traatmont  and Prevention cf Tuberculosis.  the breeches is novel. It is about  the length of tho skirt usually  worn in playing golf and is somewhat circular in cut, which pleats  back and front. It buttons from  top to bottom back and front under  a fly when" worn off the horse.  "When riding it becomes a loose  short divided skirt by unbuttoning  the two parts.  The divided skirt most in favor  at this tailor's establishment is  bloomers and skirt combined  formed of deep straight pleats,  which suggest pleated trousers  more than a skirt.���������Ex.  After }'ou have once tried Jap-a-  Lac you can't keep house without  it. It brightens and renews everything it touches. Get a can at  LTunter-TCeudrick's Big Store  "With your next order have us  send you a tiu of Small's Staple  Syrup.    llussell-Law-Caulfield Co.  E, W. WIDDOWSON  PROVINCIAL ASSAYER and  METALLURGICAL CHEMIST.  Gold Silver Copper or Lead.eacti. .$i oo  Gold-Silver $i 50   Silver.T.cail. .Jr.50  Zinc. .$2.00    Gold Silver with copper or  lead. .52.50.  Prompt attention   given   to all samplers  25 per cent, discount upon five samples-  IBAKEKLST., NELSON.  P, O. Drawer, noS. Hione, A67  Mountaineer and Kootenay Standard Cigars.  Made by  3. 0. tbelin $i go., Kelson  KeLUmafkefcfiotel  Is the home for all tourists ^  and millionaires visiting New  Denver.   British ; Columbia.  HE.NBr STEGE, PROPR.  J. S. Cameron.  Leading Tailor of tbe  Kootenavs.  Sandon, B. 0.  KASLO  HOTEL  KASLO B. C,  Is ib comfortable home for all  who travel to that city.  COCKLE & PAPWORTH.  Many   reasons   surely   must   influence  men   and  women to help in the great work being carried on by the  MUSK0KA FREE HOSPITAL  .    FOR CONSUMPTIVES.  Other hospitals refuse the consumptive. This  institution cares for them.  Wot  a single applicant has ever been  refused admission to the ftrfuskoka Free  HospstaS for Consumptives because of  his or her poverty.  Seven hundred and thirty-eight patients have  been cared for since the Free Hospital was opened  in  1902.    Take a week's record :  63 patients in residence; 37 absolutely  free, not paying a copper toward their  maintenance; 15 paying 50 cents a day  or less; 5 paying $4.00 a week ; 4 paying-  ������15.00; one paying* $7.00.  These figures tell plainly of a larg-e deficit on  maintenance  account each month,   To cover i I  this the trustees are dependent I' \       j  upon the contributions that  coint to them from friends.in all  parts of Canada.  Not since the days of  George Mullcr has so great a  work of faith been carried on.  Waterproof jPaints.  Coal Tar, Pitch,  Creosote, Oils for  Preserving Timber,  Roofing, Pitch  And Paints.  Nelson Coke aud Gas Co. Ltd.  E. W. Bishop,  Agent  G-liEENWOOD, P. C.  T^EJTOfJT HOUSE  Nelson. B. C, is ruu ou the  the American and European  plan. Nothing yellow about  the house except the gold in  t^e safe.  MaIoi?c  SEEDS  1 TREES  PLANTS  For the farm, garden, lawn  or conservatory. Tested Stock of  Reliable Approved Varieties, at  reasonable prices.  Bee supplies, Spray Pumps and  Spraying Material, Cut Fowers, ;etc.  ADMINISTRATION JU'II.MI.VU,  Mt'SKCWA FRKK  IIOSI'ITAL fOu'cONSUMI'TIVKS. '  WILL YOU HELP DIVIDE THIS LOAD WITH THE TRUSTEES?  CATALOGUE FREE  M. J. HENRY  3010 Westminster Road, Vancouver  Contributions may bo sent to SIR WM. R, MEREDITH, Kt,  Justico, Osgoode Hall, Toronto, or W. J. Gage, Esq.,  54 Front Street, W��������� Toronto.  Applications for admission and .ill Information from  il. S. ROKERTSON, Secretary National Sanitarium Association,  (Saturday Might Building), 28 Aclelaldo Street, W��������� Toronto, Canada.  No. 3  Choice  Fruit  LANDS  Chief   I For Sale at $10, $12 and $45  Per Acre.  R. J. STEEL  NELSON. B. C.  The  :eeo 'Hotel  SfljslDoN;  Will^be appreciated by the Tourists,  Travelers and Milling Men visiting the  Slocan.   Everything up-to-date.  UX. m. BENNETT  PROPRIETOR  I Tas the largest stock of Pipes, Tobaccoss  Cigars and Smokers' Sundries iu the interior of IJ. C. Mail orders receive  prompt attention.  STARKEY & |C0. '^'$'Zj!,&~:"?*7*r~.  "''LI '  r^^x^i^'zn-j^suz&vcxjitii,,..  Greenwood, B. C, Jnne 27, 1907.  THE GREENWOOD LEDGE  as he  is  generally paid by results  his earnings arc rather  precarious.  When you want a' monument or  headstone write to the Kooleuiiy  Marble Works, Nelson, ������. C.      .'  FIT  rji^riTiur).  Groceries, Hani ware, Clothing and Gcnls" Furnishings.  &>$\  Teaming  Rnd  Braying  All kinds of heavy teaming and  draying done at reasonable rates by  AY*. II. Barnett, Church street.  Call him up aud see how quickly  anything from a pound to ten tons  can be moved.  'Phone A 147  The Hotel Slocan  Three Forks, B. C, is the leading  hotel of the city. Mountain trout  and game dinners a specialty.  Rooms reserved by telegraph.  Hugh Niven. Prop.  Gfeenujood, B. C  The oldest hotel in  City, and stilll under the  same management. Rooms  comfortable, -meals equal to  any in the city, and thc bar  supplies only the best. Corner of Greenwood und Government streets.  J, Ml. kelson  a ���������^&/^/<&/C/,&- -^8/wa/^v -v^B^ ������  Will not Sell  The blood Indians voted on  "Wednesday last week as to whether  tlio '2,-100 strip of reserve next to  the town of- Cardston should be  sold or not. On the face of it it  looked to be an A I sale for a piece  of land absolutely of no use to  them, nevertheless the proposition  lj I was defeated, more than three lo  one, the exact vote being 101) to  I]'!. "Half the bucks did not vote  at all. ,]. A. Markill was conducting the negotiations which wore  opposed tooth and nail by Crop  Eared AVolf, the head chief. This  dusky gentleman has missed his  vocation.,, He should have been a  politician. He personally canvassed every vote on the reserve.  Some he'scared, others he coaxed,  and others lie induced to stay  away, and he converted a sweeping sentiment in favor of selling  into a triumphant majority against  which goes to show that be is a  pig-headed Indian who does not  know -what- is good for his people.  ���������Macleod Gazette.  CREENWOOD CITY WATERWORKS  COMPANY.  NOTICF. IS HKRKBV (JIVKN that  the Annual General Meeting of the Shareholders of this Company will be held at  the office of the Company. Copper struct.  Greenwood, B.- C, on \Vcdncsdav, the-  17th day of July, 1907, at thc hour of ,j p.  m, for the election of Directors and generally for the transaction of such business  as may be brought before ths meeting.  Dated this 14th dav of June, A. I). 1507  K. C. WA'KRF.N, Secretary,  NOTICE.  XOTIOK. I lii-rcliy Rlvr notice. Unit .���������>ixlv (Uy.t  alliir ditto, Jlnten'l to apply lo IIon.,Chk'i l.nui-  misilolicrof Unilsanil Work", fr,i- pi.riril..->inn  to piirc'lin.io tlie rollmvliip (li'-crlbi-rt lumt Mtii-  ntolii tho Slnrilkniiii-vn Dlviflnii of Yule (IN  ii-lc-t: Comini.-nciiKj nt tin- snutlio/Ht corner of  Lot i.\w, tlicncc i-nut-10chain*, tlicncc north M  c 111 Inn, tlienco west -to chain*, Mipiicc south w������  chains to place of emmnenmnerit, ftnutivliiiiiif  .820 acres  Dated this 30tli day of April. I!in7.  KOHKKT J).  KKKK.  NOTICR���������I hereby give notice that,  sixty days after date, I intend to apply to  the Hon., the Chief Commissioner of  Lands and Works for permission to purchase the following described land, situate in the Similkameen Division of Yale  District: Commencing at a post 40  chains soutli of the south cast corner ot  Lot 2360, thence cast 40 chains, thence  south 40 chains, thence west 40 chains,  thence north 40 chains to place of commencement, containing 160 acres,  Dated this 30th oay of April, /907.  A. C. DALE.  RAILWAY  Kl'MMKR  Excursion  Rales  FROM ("IKKENWOOD  $54.55  To '."Winnipeg,   1'orl   Arthur,  St, T'iinl.  Dululh,  Sioux City.  St.  Louis,   $62.(15. Chicago, *</>.'15  Toronto,       ?fio..������;5 Ottawa,   ;"S,|.6o  Montreal,   JSfi.05. St. John, ;</).<ij  Halifax, J103.K5  TJCKKTSONSALK  July .'!, 4, h.       Aug. s, !>, 10  Hunting- Mahog-any  Mahogany   trees  do not grow in  clusters, but are scattered through-:  out  the   forest   and   hidden   in a'  dense growth of  underbrush, vines  1 What about strawberries '? ' .'We  1  lave ' them in quantities and of  good quality. Greenwood's lmsy  Store, The' Russell-Law-Caullicld  Co.  French Idea of Education  The whole system of education  in France lakes cognizance of the  situation of the individual in a  way absolutely unknown toour  American system of education.  There is education for the masses  in France, but this is regulated so  that a child, boy or girl, is instructed according to his station in  ife.."  If the child has it"i 11 him he may  advance to  what rank he will, but.  in   the beginning he is taught such  branches   of   knowledge   as   best  comport with    the   limitations  of  n's  lot in life as it actually exists.  When      necessity     compels    the  French  girl  receives an education  which  enables her .to be self supporting���������that  is,   she  is  taught a  trade.or profession.    She is taught  this,   however,   iu   relation   to the  law that if a  man  will   work he  must work, which is made to apply  to both  sexes alike, iu France ; she  does 'not. therefore, aim to bo self-  supporting  in  order  to attain tho  emancipation  of her sex from any  of    the    relations,  and   fuucMons  which nature imposes upon women;!  on the  contrary, the trades or professions in which  she is most often  skilled  are those which pertain to  the   household   and   to the rearing  of children.���������Harper's Bazaar.  After an almost unprecedented  all-summer run at the New York  theatre, the Dandy Dixie Minstrels begins its regular season at  Washington, D. C, on August-I th,  starting a tour of every important-  city in the United States and being  booked solid to June .'!0, 1 DOT.  After this remarkable lour the  same organization intact will visit  Furope, Asia. South Africa, Manila and the Hawaiian Islands returning to San Francisco. Besides  being equipped with a most remarkably pretentious production of  scenery, costumes and electrical  effects, the Dandy Dixie Minstrels  travel in a handsome 820.000 Pullman car, "The Dandy." The personnel of the company includes :  Campbell Bros., tbe, black aristocrats; Williams and Stevens, comic  impersonators: Toney Trio, Darn-  Devi 1 acrobats; Benny Jones, the  Texas teaser; II. S. "Woolen, the  Indian Territory tenor; John!  Pi-ampin, the world renown ac.ro-I  batic comedy juggler; the Okla-j  homa Octette, and the Cotton i  Picker's Band, the daddy of them  all, led by Robert Leach, the colored creator.  ���������������  "Y  '*Sl!OTa2!S2S^^  was ncaring bis end; but, ah ! its  good to think that even after death  I'll be near yon and watch over  you.  Well-or-really. ��������� said the soon-to-  be young widow, if that's true,  Silas. T'm afraid my extravagance  will pain you terribly.���������Philadelphia'Press.  Cholmondely���������You and your  sister are twins are, yon not ?  M'ajoribanks���������We were when we  were children. .Now, however,  she is live years younger than I.  ���������Cleveland Leader.  Bran, shorts, oats, wheat,  chopped feed, and hay at the Rus-  sell-'Law-Caulfield Co's. store.  i'.wi> i;r capitar,, si0,000,000.'  UICSKISVJC FUND, 18B,0OO,00O.  B. & WALICEK,  President.    <   ALEX. LAIRD, General Manager.  II. II. MORRIS,' Supt. Pacific Coast Branches'.  A  .Greenwood Miners' union will  celebrate Labor Day, Monday,  September 'J. Mine and smelter  managers please note. lmtf.  >-:'���������>' $H  ��������� 'v.    1*"J'  'i'M" \v  I    ii W  er  Hungarian  Is not a new flour on the market. It  lias been in use for years. Ask fora sack  in vour next order.    Sold by  IIiiiiter-Kendrick Co., Greenwood.  Smith & McKwen, Aiiacuuda".  Ilaiily & Co. Midway.  Guaranteed by flic  i  icxanacr  Vilii.  'y  BRANDON, MAN.  1  ul  Just received a ear each of hay,  Arriving in and leaving  Greenwood have headquarters at  oats,   mixed   feed,   potatoes   and ! CIlCO ICf'S  .Purity  flour.      Rus?ell-Law-CauI-.i ^. ^  j field store.    ' j Ksl'g&V   StOfe  Sept. I  I:;.  Corresponding reductions  from all Kootenay points.  Tickets available for lake  route, including meale and ^  hertbs on lake steamers. i>  Rates quoted to any Eastern J?  &trtion on application., %  .1. H. CArCTKIt,  D. V  A.,  N'oIhoii,  ^  and creepers, and require a skillful  and experienced woodsman to Iind  them. Ife seeks tbe highest  ground   in  a   forest,   climbs to the  Royal  Seal is one of tbe best j Pipes, Cigars, Cigarettes and  cigars sold in thc mountains.    It is!      mi  u,^���������,    ' .,  ,  .   VI i     Jobaccos  to   suit vour  made in iSelson. | , J  i     " tastes, vour fancy or  !      1 be Smiths had inviied the miti-.' -  top of the highest tree aud surveys. jKter (<, dinner.    As Ihe last course'' J'0111'   P0(;,{ct-  the   surrounding   country.      TIi.-j w:is mit.,���������.,i ,itt|,. Wi||i,..  w1.oImhI;J. A. CHEMIER  "  "  PROPRIETOR  mahogany  has a  peculiar foliage.! j���������...,, ,.|fiu.���������iv ..���������������������������tr.f.:iWr d,o .n..,-f .,1 '       */  . i ,,   r.,   t   ,  ������    J l n    i o'-iu t ion iy wanning tlio guest al-1        Next door north of 1'acific hotel,  and   his  practised eye soon detect-; n,ost ,.()nti���������,:a||y through the meal, j  the trees within sight. \ ,0()kw, ()VOi. n(j   ,���������������������������, ()n(.fi lm)re, aml j _,  Co;)])i-r street, Greenwood.  ffrW&vWb^^WbWIn, %%/&%/&%.  The axmen follow the hunter  and then come the sawyers and i  hewers, a large mahogany taking  two men a full day to fell it. The  tree has large spurs which project  from the trunk at its base, aud  scaffolds must be erected so that  the trees can be cut oil' above the  spurs. This leaves a stump ten to  fifteen feet high, which is sheer  waste, as the stump really contains  the best lumber. '  The hunter has nothing to do  with the work of cutting or removing the tree, his duty being simply  to locate it. If'he is clever and  energetic, his remuneration may  amount to ������000 or ������1,000 a month,  but he may truvel weeks at a  time without detecting u tree, and  ������������������: j Tlie  i Vou haven't changed a bit since,!  you started eating, have you, Mr. '  Curl is?  Why,   no, laughed the minister.  Why do you ask that question V  Ijocause, blurted Willie, con-j  fused by\ the pairs of eyes focused  on hiih, because I heard pa tell ma  you'd make a big hog of yourself  as Hooting you got ypur eye on the  corned beef and cabbage���������Ho-  heniian Magazine!,  Wo have just received a car of  salt, and can quote a low price on  any quantity. The Uusscll-Law-  Caulfield Co.  I   can't   last   much longer, my  dear, said old Mr.  Kloscmau, who  0������f,  Good accommodation and  reasonable rates. One of the  best supplied bars in the city.  Dining room and lunch  counter in connection.   ���������  Sater & Johns, Proprietors  COPPKit ST., GIU-IIiNWOOD.  Brandies Throughout Canada, and in the United States  and England.  A General Banking Business Transacted.    Accounts may be opened by  mail with all branches of this Bank.  Savings Bank Department.  Deposits of SL and upwards received, and interest allowed at current  rates. The depositor is subject to no delay wliatever in the withdrawal of the whole or any portion of the deposit.  ;   J. T. BEATTIE, Manager Greenwood Branch.  $? ��������� .   .- 9  S  !!IBS^SmjaglBC������Fa������^fyT1IVMgglwJ<reamng������r>  iraro:i'nnBgfflwgw.gvmTrairTO������i!������M^  Dealers in  | ������   Ffesh and Salt JWeafcs, pish and Poultry  ������  3  &   ������  all the towns of Boundary and  the Kootenay.  a  1 #   Shops iu'ncai  ������ ������  &   (3  Supplies,electricity for Power, Light, Heating  and Ventilation.' . Power Furnished to mines  for hoisting\and air-compressor plants, with a  guarantee that the service av LI 1 be continuous.  Get our rates before completing your estimates  ^K3������Si&3KCg!eS2K2(  ^w^wi  5ZKZKgSaigBm;g!S^^  Opened and remodeled, is now the  best-appointed Restaurant in thc interior of British Columbia. ^Gall and  see for yourself. The best"cooks arid  the most experienced and attentive  waiters only employed. -Everything,  n season tha  IV  'WffiP&XWZ^wffi  7^sH:^,;,.'f W viirTv *w/> ���������w.w'-r'rr. s ri  trVtrrrAm:si***avsr!i3i3.,4Xx: t,ar. *.'*��������������� n. w  "* t-r'V.rWM'-'i ������������������"���������������������������'*>>M+*#W*n.  ���������,.- + +~ ?���������+..-.

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