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 &/:%:  it D*������   f '���������'trwii .  v '   f *',,i1"*'|  I" /      -/   *      1   '  f:J.:t^o*rar> /  '������������������-���������a .,'-'.-. .*��������������� :i  THE  OLDEST   MINING  CAMP  NEWSPAPER   IN   BRITISH   COLUMBIA  Vol.   XX.  GREENWOOD, B. C, THURSDAY, JULY 17,. 1913.  \>  That's fit for fishing.  Rods, Reels, Lines, Leaders, Flies, Spinners, Waders,  etc, A complete stock of tackle for thc angler to select  from,   First class goods at reasonable prices,  Hammocks, Baseball, Tennis Goods etc.  WHITE  Stove and Furniture Man  Phone 16   Greenwood, B. C.  i  J-qB-m-HMtt^^  SEE'-  SPECIAL SALE  To August 1st  PREMIER CORONA RANGE  Latest Model with Reservoir  Regular Price $65 Sale $55  SAME MODEL WITHOUT RESERVOIR  Regular Price $55 Sale $48  SMALL SUNSET RANGE  Regular Price $22 Sale $17  STANDARD BICYCLES  Reg. Price $35 Sale $27.45  ! Around Some  <?  ACCIDENT   A SICKNESS   INSURANCE  -AL S O-  FIRE AND LIFE INSURANCE  OPPOSITE WINDSOR HOTEL, GREENWOOD  CLEANLINESS  -AND-  2QSBBSBBI9S8  GreenwoocTs   Big  Furniture  Store  CARPET    SQUARES  We have received some very fine Axminster Squares  from the best English looms.  . Also a large variety in Velvet and Tapestry.  ���������NO TROUBLE TO SHOW GOODS,  TO SHOW IS GENERALLY TO SELL,  T. M. GULLEY & Co.  Opposite Postollice. GREENWOOD, B. C. . Phone 27  QUALITY  William C. Arthurs  THE   BREAD &  CAKE   BAKER  Vienna Bakery, Greenwood  J  WALTER   G.   KENNEDY  GREENWOOD,   B.   C.  WHOLESALE  ft  AND   RETAIL  I.  D  HI I  1.'  ATTRACTIVE JEWELRY  has seldom been gathered in such  an extensive display as the one we  .are now showing. We know you  will become interested. Not only in  THE ODD DESIGNS  but with the prices that we have  placed upon the articles.  If you want to see the prettiest  Chains, Lockets, Brooches, Fins  and Stone Set Jewelry ever shown  in this town  come now.  A Full Stock of First Class Pipes.   .     Pipe Repairs  a  Specialty.  1    .__  ^UQBBBBBBDflDBBI  THE CANADIAN BANK  OF COMMERCE  A. LOGAN & Co.  GREENWOOD.     -     B. C.  % l  l***-*-*-^* (*=-* tf^" (^-* f*^-* ri^~a f*^* i-*-^***--* ,'-^***-'*.-*^** tL.1 ,+'Z.? _^ZJ*  A. S. Black was.iii Spokane on  Saturday. -j  W, R. Dewdncy isiin Carmi upou  official business.      ;  Alex Saunderson is now a  meat-cutter iu Nelson.  i t  A. B. Olsen, of Spokane, has  bought the Boyle block in Phoenix. |  J. I-I. Edmonclsoii. oi R. G.  Dun &Co., was in town collecting  ratings.  Rev. A. T. Bell will preach iu  the Methodist church next Suu-  day at 11 a.m.   ���������  David Oxlev received his licence last week for the Union  hotel at Eholt.  Your old pipe may be made like  new at a* small cost, send it to  W. G. Kennedy.  There was only routine busi-  nese done at the Liberal meeting  on Monday evening.  Home made corned-beef. Some  choice home killed beef. L. A.  S. & Co., Anaconda.  The McCormick and Deering  ing lines of cutting machinery at  Browns, Perry, Wash.  Send your powder orders to G.  A. Rendell, agent for the Canadian Explosives, Limited.  If your vision is faulty see J. J.  Walker, graduate optician. He  will be here on July 22 and 23.  A local reader wants to know  if it is necessary to pay a $10  licence in order to trap gophers.  John Campbell was severely injured last week by falling into  the glory hole at the Gold Drop  mine,  Several thousand dollars worth  of money orders were bought at  the Greenwood postoffice- last  week.  For the benefit of his health  Murdoch Campbell, of Phoenix,  has gone to Buenos Ayres, Argentine.  It was so cool in Greenwood on  the 12th of July, that a newly  wed young man was seen wearing  a fur coat.  J. J. Walker, graduate optician  of Nelson, will be in Greenwood  on July 22 and 23 to supply the  wants of all .who need eye  glasses or spectacles. He makes  a.specialty of all classes of optical  work and intends to visit Greenwood every four months.  The rural mail delivery has  started at Bridesville. H. T.  Letts has the contract to carry  the mail from Bridesville to Myncaster and Rock Creek aud return  three times a week. Thc service  will be extended to Sidley in a  short time.  I Western Float I  Mayor MacLaine Acts.  Why not a pair of pumps or  low shoes. Comfortable apparel  for summer. "L. A. S. & Co.,  Anaconda.  DRESSMAKING  Rooms in Miller  store. '  MISS DREVER  Blk.   over  Drug  SIR EDMUND WALKER, C.V.O.,  ALEXANDER LAIRD  General Manager  LL.D., D.C.L., President  JOHN AIRD  Assistant General Manager  CAPITAL, $15,000,000  REST, $12,500,000  TRAVELLERS' CHEQUES  Issued by The Canadian Bank of Commerce enable the traveller to  provide himself with funds without delay at each point of his journey in  a convenient yet inexpensive manner. They are issued payable in every  country in the world in denominations of  $10,   $20,   $50,   $100,   $200  with the exact equivalent in the moneys of the principal countries stated  on the face of each cheque. They are economical, absolutely safe self-  identifying and easily negotiated. 8.8  SAVINGS BANK DEPARTMENT  A, H, MARCON    -  Manager of Greenwood and Hock CrccK Brandies  WANTS. Etc  Foil Sat.'-**���������Ladies bicycle and  tennis racquet.    Apply Miss Given.  For Saw*:. ��������� Shingles, Flooring. Rustic aud Finish and  Dimension lumber. Charles Kinney, Greenwood.  Fifty shares of Rock Creek  Trading Co., stock for sale below  par.    Apply at Ledge office.  Bank of Montreal  KBTAHLIKUKD 1817  Capital, all paid up, $16,000,000    Rest, $16,000,000.  UNDIVIDED   PROFITS,   $002,014,04  Hon. President: Lord Sthatiicona and Mount Royai*,, G. C. M. G.  President: R. U. Angus, Esq.  Vice-President nml General Manager: IT. V. Mmkkditu, Esq.  Branches in London, Eng, {S^X^S!} New York, Chicago  Buy and Sell Sterling Exchange nnd Cable Transfers. ��������� Omul Commercial and  Travellers' Credits, available in any part of the world,  SAVINGS BANK DEPARTMENT ,"^?^,!;!S\'"  Greenwood Branch   - C. 15. Winter, Mgr.  KOOMS   TO   T.KT  In tho Swayno Honao, Silver  Street. Clean, private and comfortable rooms in a quiet locality  at reasonablo rates. Hot and cold  baths free to guests.  FOUND  On Tuesday morning an Elgin  watch.    Owner can have same by  proving properly and paying expenses.    Apply at this office.  Estray  An iron groy maro, uubrandod,  about 0 years old, came on co my  ranch in tho early part of April last  and has beon with my horses ovor  since Tho owner run havo Lor by  paying expenses.  JOHN KING,  Mynoastor, B.C.  Joseph Davison wishes to thank  all who have been so kind to him  during his recent trouble and sad  bereavement.  H. C. N. Etches, of Keremeos,  was in town last week taking  orders for the peaches that grow  in the dry belt.  Remember���������we are open until  ten p.m. every Saturday evening,  six-thirty the rest of the week.  L. A, S. & Co., Anaconda.  On the 12th of July there was  frost in Greenwood. This kind  of weather is abnormal, aud must  be caused by a spot on the sun.  Grape juice makes a fine "hot  weather" drink. Some prefer  lime juice. We have several vari-  tics.    L. A. S. & Co., Anaconda.  A meeting of thc Greenwood  Poultry and Pet Stock Association will be held in the Star  Theatre on Thursday evening,  July 17.  Service tn thc Presbyterian  church next Sunday, July 20th,  at 1.1 a.m., Sunday School and  Bible Class 2:30 p. m. Rev. J,  R, Munro Pastor.  Greenwood Grocery. We respectfully solicit your patronage,  aud co-operation, to enable us to  keep a fresh clean stock and give  satisfactory service. Please note.  All bills must be paid monthly,  L. L. Matthews.  While fishing up Boundary  Creek upon a good and recent  day, James McCreath Jr., saw a  bear. The bear became alarmed and ran away to the taller  timber, but Jim, after taking another shot of bait kept on fishing  with stoical indifference, unmindful of thc dangers that lurk in  thc wilderness.  Mayor MacLaine, having tho interests of tho citizens of Greenwood  and district at he.irt, wired the  following lettergram to Sir Richard  McBride on Monday last;���������  Greenwood, B. 0.  Si*r RicfiAiiD McBijTDE, Premier.  Hon. W. J. Bowser, Attorney-General,  Victoria, B.C.  I respectfully call your immediate attention to the fact that the  Canadian Pacific Bail way Company  is continuing the construction of a  tunnel for the Public Highway at  its bridge in tho north end of this  city, at an angle which prevents  drivers of automobiles and teams  from seeing  approaching vehicles  until both will be actually in the  tunnel.    The approach and tunnel  will be about  120 feet in length,  and low, and not of a width to permit a load of hay and team to pass  therein.    Seo plans made for Department by Surveyor Johnson. Its  construction   in its present form  and angle was protested against by  the Grand Jury at the Assize last  month, and I ask you to refer  to  such finding.    If permitted to be  completed the   tunnel   will   be a  death trap and a permanent menace  to life and property, since with the  advent of automobiles it is necessary to have a clear view of approaching vehicles; and being long  and low and dark it will be a resort  of holduppers and other criminals.  A  meeting of the electors has  been called to protest against  this  menace.     I   am fighting for the  safety of our citizens and the travelling public, and to protoct them  from robbery and  worse.    It will  be unsafe for women to enter such  a tunnel unprotected.  F. W. MacLaine,  Mayor.  There was a rose show in Kaslo  this week.  Another bakery has been opened  in New Michel.  The new Harrison river bridge  will cost 8350,000.  Joe Porritt died ��������� in Kaslo last  week, aged'50 years.  Dan Ross has opened a blacksmith shop in Telkwa.  Chilliwack is holding its first  flower show this week.  C. R. Billups has opened a private hospital in Molson.  The new post oflice building iu  Duncan will cost $-10,000.  Tn addition . to its newspaper  Chesaw has two brass bands.  The Social Club of Duck Cieek  wiil give a dance next week.  At Armstrong the celery crop is  three weeks earlier than usual.  The lodge has been found on the  Wonderful mine near Sandon.  Thomas Walker has opened a  red estate oilice in Port Alberni.  In Vernon fresh eggs are 40  cent*-*  a dozen, and hay 825 a ton.  The Royal hotel in Rupe was  fined S25 for selling booz-i after  hours.  Dr. Ewert, formerly of Nanaimo  has opened an oflice in Fort  George.  A New York syndicate has  bought 200 lots in Revelstoke for  $100,000.  In golden, ' G. E. Parhani was  fined 85 for running his bicycle on  a sidewalk.  Put boquets of whitu clover in  your house and the flics will not  bother you.  The Camosum is again on the  route between Vancouver and  Prince Rupert.  For making a gun play at Decker Lake, Lenord Jones got six  months iu jail.  Up to date no union has declared  a strike agaiust drinking booze and  smoking cigarettes.  * The Zorra, a two dory vessel recently brought into Prince Rupert  a catch of 30,000 fish.  This year the B.C. govern ment  is spending ������5,000,000 upon 1,500  miles of roads and trails.  During June there were 31. cams  in the police court at Duncan, and  $291 was collected for fines.  Keep up your courage even if  you are broke. Many a, big fish  has started on a small scale.  At Merritt a man was fined 825  for not keeping his stables aud  yard in a sanitary condition.  N. C. Titus, of Republic, is go-  ing-to South America to manage a  gold mine near Buenos Ayres.  Iu New Westminster last  week  lighted at their new supply of food.  Tho section foremen along, the  G.T.P. railway, east of-Prince  Rupert have a variety of pet stock.  One has a bear and a bull pup, another a flock of tame wild geose,  and still another'a seal.'  Persons driving autos in B.C.  must not take intoxicating liquors.  Any driver is liable to lose his  licence if he does, in addition to a  line or imprisonment. Like other  laws it is broken every day.  In the Hazelton district the  wagon road between Barrett's  Cache and the Mclnnis Ranch is  one of the worst in the world.  Recently it took 12 horses a day-to  drag along it one ton of freight for  a distance of three miles.  Fifty years ago only 1,000  pounds of flour remained on Sovereign creek, B.C., whioh was selling for 81.25 per pound, butter S4 '  per pound, sugar $2 per pound,  tobacco $5 per pound, bacon $1.75  per pound, gum boots $30.  Tom Proctor was run over and  killed by an automobile one night  last week in Victoria. He was an  old-timer of Nelson and one of tho  best known men in B.C. Ho was  interested in many enterprises, and  was managing director of the  Lucky Jim mine.  Send for a catalogue of head-  Rtones and monuments, mado by  the Kootenay Monumental Works,  Nelson, B. C.  Football Notes  spring  were  25  cents a  UNCLE TOM'S CABIN  One of the prettiest and truest-  to-nature stago pictures ever created is the cotton  picking scene in  the   ever-popular   production   of  Stetson's  "Uncle  Tom's Cabin,"  which is to be seen in the Opera  House,  Greenwood,  on Saturday,  July 19th.    It is a true fac-smile  of an ideal home on tho Red River,  the setting having been constructed  aud painted    from   actual  photographs,   secured    by    Mr.   Leon  Washbourn.     Mr.   Wash bourn  is  most exacting,  even  in the most  minor    details   of   a  production.  Whore another manager would, be  contented    with    papier    mache  plants,   Manager Washburn must  havo tho real article.   He engaged  tho sorvides of a chemist who finally produced a shellac by the use  of which the cotton plant may be  preserved in its natural state indefinitely.    The several hundred  plants used   in tho Stetson production are exactly as thoy were  when  removed from a   Lonisana  plantation in the height of the cotton picking season.    Words uttorly  , fail iu ovon depicting this beautiful picture.    It must bo soon to bo  appreciated.  chickens  pound, and eggs 35 cents a dozen  Work is being resumed on the  Allametian mine at Nighthawk,  Wash. There are 65 claims iu the  group.  The public are warned against  the grafters and gamblers who are  travelling with the Rice Bros,  circus.  The Priuce Rupert Empire says  that the salary of the poet laureate  of England is hardly enough to pay  his fines.  From 24 Brown Leghorn hens  Mr. Nowell of Fairfield Island has  gathered 222 dozen eggs since January 1st.  Colonel J. G. Egau died in Rossland last week. He was a veteran  editor and known in nearly every  western mining camp.  It is just nineteen years ago  since a bush fire destroyed Three  Forks, and Dutch Rose saved her  lifo by jumping into the creek.  Worthless bills of the Bank of  Prince Edward Island are being  circulated in B.C. This bank failed 26 years ago and the bills are  no good.  Every time a male child is born  in Whitehorse the editor of the  Star put the item in his paper over  the heading of "Another Ball  Player."  While playing baseball at a picnic, Louis McLinn slid into a pan  of boiling water and scalded his  legs. Accidents of this kind'are  very rare.  John Archer while on his way to  Victoria died in Revelstoke laut  week from heart disease. He was  one of the pioneer rauchors of  Mirror Lake, near Kaslo.  Owing to tho extrome prevalence  of mosquitos along the Duncan  rivor, work has beon suspended for  the summer on the trail between  Healy's Landing and Hall creek.  About 23,000 young cut-throat  trout havo beon deposited in Kala-  malka lake from tho hatchery at  Tappons.   The squaw fish arc, do-  The postponed" game between  Mother Lode and Greenwood will  be played on Thursday evening,     i.  We've got the team, we've got  the money and we've got the suits  too. All we need now, by jingos,  is to have tho league formed to get  the cup.  **,  Two new stars have been added  to the Greenwood team.'  The club rooms have boon nicely  fitted up.       *  Greenwood's team. has been  greatly strengthened since the last  games watch them win on Thnrs-  day.  Greenwood expects overy man  to' do his duty Thursday night.  The line up will be:  E. McCutcheon, goal.  McArthur, Wiliiams, backs.  Clerf, Matthews, Morris, halfbacks.  Madill, Carlson, Jackson, Pardon, Loring, forwards.  Kind, Powell and Lakeland,  reserves.  Kick-off at 7 o'clock.  After the game a mooting of  delegates from the league towns  will be held in the club rooms to  arrange dates to play for the Jackson cup.  BASEBALL  The junior baseball team played  Phoenix at the ball grounds here  on Sunday afternoon laut. The  Greenwood [juniors won easily,  Phoenix never being dangerous.  The score was 14 to 9 with nine  innings for  Phoenix,   Greenwood  only going in  for eigh  t.  -The-lino-  up was:  Phoenix  Greenwood  Boyco  c  Taylor  Biner  P  Storor  O. Hufty  -lb  Fair  E. Greon  2b  Redpath  Johnson  3b  Smith  Miller  AS  " Bryant  F. Hufty  rf  Reid  Mussotto  cf  Oliver  D. Greon  If  Shaw  TENNIS  Few people know that Greenwood can boast of a tennis club  second to none in the district, and  as proof of this they played  Phoenix ou Sunday last and defeated them 9 sets to 2. This  certainly is something to be  elated over, considering that the  Phoenix club was supposed to be  inviucibie. Thc return match  will be played at Phoenix next  Sunday.  Av'-'; d  mmnmrnimtmnrmm r\  THE   LEDGE  is located at Greenwood, B. C, and 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 iu the mine to the  king who sits ou the cushions of the throne. It believes that advertising is thc 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  thc county of Bruce, To the United States it is $2.50 a year, al way!  in advance.  R.  T.   LOWERY  EDITOR    AND    FINANCIER.  THE   LEDGE,   GREENWOOD,   BRITISH   COLUMBIA.  GREENWOOD, JULY 17, 1913.  A bluo mark hero indicates that yonr Subscription has  become, deceased, and that tho editor would once moro  like to  commune with your collateral.  land it has lost and sell it. back to  the people in small holdings.  *   Let-the millions and not the feu-  get hold of the land, the source of  all opportunities.  Thousands now come to New  York, Boston or Chicago, work  twenty years, pay SI ,000 a  year rental, and at thu nnd of thafe  time, instead of having invested  $20,000 in the* city, they have  nothing. Hence the city dwellers  are a homeless, unrooted lot, restless strangers whom it is impossible  to interest in civic matters.  As they pay tho hotter part of  their earnings to landlords, so thoy  leave tho government of the city to  grafters.  Let the people own their city  and they will  take an  interest in  governing their  city. Dr.  Frank  Crane.  imsmmwmitMmwBsmmsmgm  I  Rhkoum, like charity should begin at home.  Takixo chances has made a fow  rich and many poor.  Ax aco  in  tho  three in tho deck.  hole   is   worth  It is an ill wind that blows tho  smolter smoke over our rose garden.  If the sky does not soon dry its  tears, our hay crop will be in  arrears.  The death of Tom Proctor was a  severe shock to his many friends  in Nelson and all ovor the province,  and removes from this life ono of  tho most prominent .pioneers of  Kootenay. His gonial disposition  will never bo forgotten by thoso  who know him, and his departure  has left a blank space in the.merry  life of this province.  Decision  of Interest  Workmen.  to  Thinking Themes  Snow tlie company a man keeps  and I will tell you the size of his  bankroll.  jBnnrxi) overy great deed of man,  good or bad, there stands tho shadow of a woman.  Ali\ gentlemen add exchange to  their cheques when paying bills  due in distant towns.  It is always better to approach a  missed hole and a strange bull-dog  with caution and respect.  It takes banks a long time to  change their ways. They are still  printing bearer on their cheques  instead of order.  "On! for the touch of a vanished  hand," is the favorite poetical expression of tho chap who cannot  open a big jackpot.  Tins is a poor summer for prospecting. Although we found some  float, wo have not located a hen's  nest in our backyard, for more  than a month.  From reading the war news from  thc Balkan States, wo are inclined  to believe that tho "Kilkenny  cats" will havo to go away back  and recline in the shade.  The long list of dead and  wounded published daily in the  papers proves that the automobile  is still on top. If something is.  not done to stop this terrible carnage the world will be short of  speed maniacs.  The other Sunday two little  birds flew into our office, and when  Ave came around tho next morning  they lay dead on our desk, probably killed by smelling the paste.  Ono was blue and the other gray,  so, thinking of Gettysburg, we  buried them in our flower garden.  Under the roses, thc blue, under  tho lilies, the gray.  At Rossland last week the death  of Colonel Egan removed from this  mortal sphere one of the noblest  editors    that the    west has ever  known.    He was almost too good  a man for this earth, and he certainly is entitled to a seat close in  to the great White Throne.    As  Billy Harkin saye in writing of the  Colonel's death,   "It was ar- inspiration   to    have   known  Col.  Egan.   A life devoted to the welfare of his fellowmen has not boon  lived in vain."  The most unsatisfactory expression of democracy is the American city.  Here individualism is at its fever  heat. Hither the money maddest  men swarm, as moths about the  candle. Here are enormous gains  to be made from juggling with the  aggregates of the people, which the  people so far do not dare to handle  for themselves. Here is the carcass of slain public rights; and  where the carrion is there the  eagles are gathered together."  Here democracy has been masked by the bugaboo fronts of socialism, paternalism, and other afrites  of fearsome name, and the people,  ignorant and afraid, let the shrewd  and privileged few glut themselves  uuwhipt.  One of the greatest menaces to  the city is landlordism.    No rise in  values is so  enormous as that in  land values.    It is  caused  solely  by tho presence of  the people; it  ought to go to the people; it goes  to tho landlord; he does not earn a  cent of it; his entire gain is unjust.  Little by little the land-holder is  extending his ownings.    The bulk  of the city dwellers are renters.  They have   no   reachable   opportunity to become land owners.  No democracy can thrive and be  healthy that is composed of tenants, pouring tho cream of their  labor's product into the paiis of a  few idle persons privileged by law  and custom.  Patriotism, civic conscience and  an interest in public affairs aro  plants that grow from property.  To cure an anarchist it is only nec-  cessary to give him a house and  lot. The roots of good citizenship  are in the soil.  The French peoplo are realizing  this. Their government has set  aside $20,000,000 as a fund to encourage working men to own their  homes.. The scheme, beset at first  with difficulties now works smoothly. Hundreds of workmen in tho  north of France, where the idea is I  farthest advanced, are proprietors,  The result is better citizens, more  self-respect, healthier children.  Why cannot the American city  follow the example of Limoges, for  instance? Or the plan of Mr.  Ribot in Paris, who is organizing a  company to put up co-operative  buildings containing fifty lodgings,  where each tenant by small payments may acquire ownership of  his dwelling?  But, better still the city should  undertake this. Why cannot the  people rise to see that the city  moans themselves?  The case of Cnlshaw vs.   Crow's  Nest Pass Coal Co., Ltd., arose out  of a Hnowslido  which   occurred  at  Coal Creek on the Mth of hist January, when J. Cnlshaw lost his life.  His widow through District IS, U.  M. W. of A. sought compensation  under    tho  W.  C.   Act;,   but  His  Honor   Judge   Thompson    found  against her on the ground that the  snowslide was occasioned by abnormal  conditions  of weather.    The  applicant appealed and the following is tbe decision of the Hon. Mr.  Justice Murphy;���������"If the arbitrator had made   a   straight  finding  that the deceased was not  specifically affected by reason of his employment by the abnormal weather  occasioning   the    suowsiido    that  would be, I think, a finding of fact  with which I could not   interfere.  He has found that the cause of the  accident was a snowslide, and that  had it been occasioned   by  normal  causes applicant should succeed, I  take it, because he would be specially affected by reason  of his employment���������that is, exposed to extra  hazard, because he   was at  work  where he was.    How that position  of affairs can be altered by a snow-  slide being   caused   by abnormal  conditions of weather I  fail to see,  since the governing factor is special  exposure, which would be as operative in the second  instance as in  tho first.    I remit the case   stated  to tho arbitrator with directions to  find for appellant.''  This case is of especial interest  to workmen who are employed  where snowslides are liable to happen, and further it is tho very first  decision over handed down on tho  liability of operators for injury to  workmen through snowslides. A.  MacNcil, Esq., was counsel for tho  applicant aud P. E. Wilson and J.  J. Martin appeared for the respondent Co.  your orders  WESTERN - - HOTELS.  NK-IVMAltKHT   UOTlcr.  Is the homo for all tourmts and  millionaires visiting- New Denver, British Columbia.  A. JACOBSON, Proprietor.  For McCormick and Deering Cutting  Machinery, Binders, Mowers and Rakes  FERRY, -   WASH.  &fyfyfy4r^4������ty*$r^ + ������k&$ft&_A'fyfy*k������$r*&'i''i''bi~  f  CMC)  PHONE 46 FOR  STRAWBERRIES   DAILY  Fine Cherries, Sweet   Oranges,   Bananas, Lemons*  Choice Grape Fruit,  _ __���������____  New Potatoes, Fresh Tomatoes and Cucumbers.  4  TIIK   I-KOVINOH   HOTEL  Grand Forks, B.C., is in the centre  ol the city, and furnishes the public  with every accommodation at  reasonable rates.  Kinll Ijiu-hcii, Proprlotor,  >c  ���������$������������������**>  TlUt!   KASI.O    IIOTJCT.  Kaslo, ft. C��������� is a comfortable  home for -iii who travel to that  city.  Cocltlo & 1'iipwnrt.ii.  e Greenwood Grocery *  WHERE QUALITY IS KING J  tercsl.iiig information regarding tho  shortage of beef and  stated that  during the last six years there has  been   a  decline of over thirty per  cent, in the  number  of beef cattle  in the country,   while  the population  aud  subsequent demand  for  meat had increased.    The department figures estimated  51,5(10,000  cattle in  the  country  on January  1, 1907,  and only 30,030,000 at  the beginning of  the present year.  The advocate of tho   proposed  legislation  to protect calves estimate  that about 9,000,000 calves  are   slaughtered   iu    the   United  States each year, aud  that if these  calves  were allowed  to  reach an  age of three or  four years before  being slaughtered,   the  supply  of  beef would be increased 9,000,000,-  000 pounds and  leather supplies  augmented by 279,000,000 feet.  The Copper Market  United States Beef  It is reported  that   Argentina,  which as a cattle-raising country is  much   younger   than  the   United  States, has already been sufficiently  foresighted to protect'this industry,  and has had a law in eJfect- for several years prohibiting tho killing of  any  male  beef animal   until it is  three years old and a female until  it has reached six years.    Reports  diil'er   regarding    this   Argentina  statute as to whether it applies to  the entire country or only to certain  states;  but at any rate   its  effect it clearly shown  in the exports of slaughter hides from that  country,, which  fully run  ninety  per cent", steers and bulls anil only  ten per cent.    cows.    It is   also  noticeable that about all the calf-  Until there is a decided relaxation in "tho money market the  world over and a resumption of  buying by those who invest in  securities there will be no further  important increase in copper consumption. Industry everywhere  is in thn grasp of tight money.  Going enterprises are using all the  available funds and there seems to  be no 'surplus for tlio entablish-  of new ones.  Tn this country whore wo have  07 per cent, of all tho worlds telephones and only 0 per cent, of the  world's population tho immense  business value and utility of this  means of quick and cheap communication has been so fully  demonstrated that wo know it  must eventually become a worldwide institution. Telephone construction is one of the largest consumers of copper, and if tho business houses and homes of tho people in Europe, Asia, South America, Australia and a portion of  Africa are to be connected with  telephone wires as ours are, and  also lighted with electricity, tho  future of the copper market is certainly assured.  Tho use of copper as a alloy for  steel is making splendid progress.  Last year the Chicago, Milwaukee  & St. Paul railroad purchased  5,000 tons of rails containing half  a per cent, of copper, and recently  it has ordered 8,395 tons more.  Tho importance in using copper in  the structural steel for skyscraper  building construction must soon be  recognized, as the lasting qualities  tho world's total output. Only  two or three more promising properties of this class are now under  development. The world's markets have absorbed all of this new  copper at fairly good prices, thus  serving notice that there will be a  continuing rapid growth of demand  in the future.  Financial conditions aro such  that very little work is being done  to iind and open up new copper  deposits--much less proportionately than has beeu the rule during tho past 30 or 40 years. Every  copper mining failure makes it just  so much more difficult to raise the  money for another ventuie. It  will require a very high- ruling  prico for copper and enormous profits for producers to create the public interest essential to tho financing of a new campaign of exploration and development, and in the  meantime existing mines will reap  the benefit, for consumers must pay  much more higher prices eventually  for their copper.  Tho reaction now under way in  the metal market will probably  prove to bo of only temporary duration. Thero is little prospect that  copper prices will havo any furthor  decline. Before man}** months the  whole business, financial and political situations should clear, making possible a general resumption  of industrial expansion. The  statistical position of tho metal is  so strong that it should be oue of  tbe first commodities to refiect improving business conditions.--Boston Commercial.  ARLINGTON HOTEL  Trail, Ii. C���������This hotel has been  thoroughly renovated. Il is heated  by steam, and lias hot and cold  water in all rooms. A pleasant  home for all who travel..  JAMES WILLIAMSON, Proprietor  TKEMONT   ICOUSK  Nelson, B. C, is run on the American and Kuropoan plan. Steam  boated rooms. All white labor.  Special attuntion paid to dining  room.  Kin-Homo & Uu-iipl-ell, "Prop's.  Nelson, B.C.  First-class in everything1.  Steam heat, electric light,  private baths. Telephone  in every room.. First-class  bar and barber shop.  'J3us meets all trains.  QUEEN'S   HOTEL,  PHOENIX      B.   O.  The Newest and Largest Hotel in  the City. Everything neat, clean  and comfortable. Steam heat and  electric light. Meals and drinks at  all hours.  CHISHOLM & HARTMAN    -    Props.  TULAMEEN HOTEL  Princeton,-13. C..' is the headquarters for miners, investors  and railroad men. A* fine location and everything- first-class  KIRKPATRICK. & MALONE, Proprietors.  HKIDJCSVII.T.K   HOTlCr,.  ���������Bridesville, B.C. This hotel is  within easy reach of all the leading  Boundary towns and the centre ol  a fine funning district.  THOMAS   WAT.SII.   1'roiirlcl.nr.  ON PARIvE FRANCAIS  NATIONAL HOTEL  ��������� GREENWOOD, B. C.  The  Really Best House  in the Boundary.  Recently Remodelled and  Strictly Up-to-Date.  .  Restaurant in connection  OWEN   BOYER  PROP  THE SIMILKAMEEN HOTEL  Princeton. Tills hotel i.s new, comfortable  v-ell-fiiruislied, and is close to the railway  tlepot. Modern accommodation and sample rooms.  SUMMERS & WARDLE, Proprietors  HOTEL KEREMEOS  Opposite depot. Extensive alter  ations have recently beeu made  rendering this hotel one of the  most comfortable in the interior.  A choice selection of liquors and  cigars. New pool room and sample  rooms in connection.  Mrs. A. F. KIRBY  HOTEL CASTLEGAR. Castleg*ar Junction. All modern. Excellent  accomodations for tourists and  drummers. Boundary train leaves  here at 9.10 a.m.  W. H.   GAGE Proprletoi  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 aud lit  by electricity. Commodious sample rooms. The bar is replete  with all modern beverages and  the cafe never closes. Rooms  reserved by telegraph ���������  The Windsor Hotel Co  E. J. Ckrtier, Mgr.  GRAND CENTRAL   HOTEL   Opposite Postoffice, NELSON, B.kC.  American and European Plaus.  H. H. PITTS, Prop.  GRANITE CREEK HOTEL  Granite Creek, B. C. Headquarters for miners, prospectors and  railroad men. Good stabling* in  connection. Tasty meals and  pleasant rooms.  H. COO DISSON, Proprietor  ALGOMA HOTEL  Deadwood, B. C. This hotel is  within easy distance of Greenwood  and provides a comfortable home  for travellers. The bar has the  best of wines, liquors aud cigars.  JAMES HENDERSON Pro rletoi  CENTRAL HOTEL  PHOENIX.  ���������  One of the largest, hotels in .  the city.   Beautiful location,  fine rooms and tasty meals.  A. O. JOHNSON  PROP.  of such structures aro dependent  skins or kips  (half grown  cattle | apon tho life of  tbo reinforcing  metal.  The ratio of copper 'production  increase is reasonably certain to be  skins) that reach the country from  tbe Argentine come in tbo dried  state, indicating that thoy are the  skins of animals that have died on  the ranges in the interior of the  country.  The last oflicial  bulletin issued  hy tho United States department of  Lot the city begin to buy up tho I Agriculture   contained much   in  considerably smaller during the  coming ten years than it has been  recently. Half a dozen porphyry  mines have entered tho producing  field in the past fow years and havo  added a tremendous percentage to  Take a Walk  When you're   fooling sore and  fussy,  prone to reel off langnage  cussy that would shame a Newgate  hussy, take a walk; when I'm mad  I walk ten  meters; all away my  anger peters; peace will como to  bim  who   teeters round a block.  When  tho world seems dark and  dreary as a prison in Sibery, and  yonr heart is sad and weary take a  walk.    Fate throws bricks instead  of poises, and  sho hits you whore  your nose is?   Comfort comos to  him  who moseys round a block.  If yonr wife has made, a blunder  and you  feel like raising thunder  your ancestral rooftreo under, take  a walk; all tho care your wife's enduring, all tho ills she's daily curing you'll remember while you're  touring round a block.    If the kids  persist in roiling you  by whooping  and turmoiling, till yoa  feel your  temper   spoiling,    take   a   walk;  you'll   be  far   less   grieved  and  graveled and your ire will bo unraveled by the time that you have  traveled round a   block.   Would  you rant some,  as a token that  your    manly    heart    is   broken?  Leave the bitter word unspoken���������  ��������� take a walk; you'll  be glad yoa  scooted leaving your old horn un-  tooted,    by   the   timo  you   have  pi rooted   round   a   block.���������Walt |  Mason.  IE  *    T your Razors Honed |  and Yonr Baths at f  y  X  EHOLT, B, G  II  DAVID 0XLEY  Proprietor.  'RAWLE1  BARBER SHOP  GREENWOOD. 4  (HX*-'^x*^x^^^'^^*X'^'t,XM!,->^*^  Subscribers are reminded that  The Ledge is $2 a year when  paid in advance. When not so  paid it is $2.50 a year.  ARG������   TONNEL  It is necessary to develop  and work the natural resources that surround a city  in order to bring prosperity  to the community. The tunnel at the Argo is in a long  distance and a large body of  high grade ore may be struck  at any time. This would  mean a big profit to the  stockholders and another  boom for Greenwood.  OI/A LOFSTAD  President]  JAMJ5S McCREATH  Secretary.  I'lickly Rtopn  couirli**,  cures  colds, nnd  ileal-*  the threat und lunea.       si       ::       SO cents.  When you want a headstonp.or  monument write to the Kootenay  Monumental Works, Nelson, B.C. ]'l  /  THE   LEDGE,   GREENWOOD,   BRITISH   COLUMBIA.  MANUFACTURING JEWELER  The Only Up-to-Date Optical    ftLJ^���������  Department in the Interior.    neiSOH,  ���������> <������>*>x-������:������x~x������><^  TEMPERANCE |  is all right if shorn of huiubuggery. X  Too much water drinking is just ���������*������  as injurious as too much lirjuor or V  ���������anything else. I  OUR PURE WINES I  AND LIQUORS    -        '      ?,  are medicinal if not abused.    TJvery 5  household should have a moderate |  supply of pure wines or liquors iu 2  the  closet  for   emergency���������either 3  unexpected visitors or sudden  ill- i  ness, when a drop of pure liquor *  ���������   in time may forestall all necessity 4  for drugs. 5j  I Greenwood ������iq������or 0ompany, Importers, Greenwood, B. 0. |  v*-x>---x*'*:-'-m<k->**x**<^  '������������������^'���������������������������'���������^���������'���������������������������-���������^-'���������^���������^^  *������  $  <-*  P. BHRNS &  Dealers in Fresh anil Salt Meats, Pish  -and Poultry. . Shops in nearly all the  towns of the Boundary aud Kootenay.  COPPER STREET, GREENWOOD, B. C.  T WONDEH who will win tho rao������  A    And who will (111 the chair  And who, when the returns are In, '  Will have the votes to spare.  Which or the candidates at Jaree  Up to the front will go?  1 wonder, but 1 wouldn't give  A half a cent to Know.  Jt doesn't matter much to me.  Jt does to some, It seems,  Tlio way they worry as they go  About consulting dreams,  And asking this one who will win.  And asking that tho same,  And seeing If they can by cards  Or fate sr ell out the name.  1 thlr.K I'M get three meals a day.  Should they not be In view  1 guess that 1 can get along,  As others do, on two,  Wo matter who on ballot day  Should win the littlo prize  And Hnd tho chair in Washington  Exactly of his size.  For when the present Is forgot  And people strain their eyes  To read about theso candidates  They'll find that all were wise.  And so 1 list to all and try  On arguments to thrive,   .  because J know, whoever wins,  The country will survive.  PHEASANT_NURSERIES.  Those In French Forest Equal Inst'tiH  tions For Human Beings,  To Louis XIV. France Is said to be  indebted for the Importation of its  pheasants, writes Lillie Hamilton  French in the Century. On that side  of the forest Complegne nearest to  Complegne itself Is a'faisanderie covering many hundreds of acres in which  ��������� the breeding of theso birds, begun under his protection and further encouraged by Charles' X. and Louis Philippe,  is uow carried on by a private person,  who rents his right'to do so from the  state.  i have never seen a place so shut In  nnd protected by wire fences and locked gates, stone walls and more gates,  special guards in'special houses, police  dogs, guns and traps. There Is even  a thick kind of double mattress mnde  to cover the guards, who in winter  must sleep out of doors In watching  for poachers. I have never seen institutions for human beings, better planned in the way of nurseries and attendants, hygienic laws and systems of  Oocllng.  The pheasants when finally shot must  have a wonderful flavor, and in a single day as many as a thousand are often shot within those walls, each ono  of the thousand having cost Its ownet  the sum of 40 francs to raise.  The wise people in Nelson feel certain that D. J. Robertson will never die  MINERAL ACT  Certificate of Improvements.  NOTICE.  Enterprise and Teresa Fraction Mineral Claims,  situate iu the Greenwood Miuiug Division  of Yale District,   Where located:  On Nels-  I       creek about two miles from the West Pork  TV,!- K������'"p^V *' Sy'UlCy M-Job**������a  J-     actuifi- us agent for Teresa M. Graham  Free Miner's Certificate No. 75835.B,   Intend'  too cheap to get rich, and he walks so  much between the bank and his shop  that   his pedal extremities are always  -sixty days from date hereof, to apply to the  Miiiu-jr "Recorder for a Certificate of Improve  men If,, for the purpose of obtaliiltijf a Crown  Grant of the above claims. ,     ���������  And further take notice that action undersec-  tion 37, must be commenced before the issue of  such Certificate of Improvements.  Dated this 2nd day of June, A. D 1913  SYDNEY M. JOHNSON.  warm.  NJ5W ADVERTISING SCALE.  I  ���������**SSW  ^^^=^^~=^i=^^J^^^^^S^^  ���������gmmmmmmmmfffmnmimfmnmnmimmmmmmg  1 Greenwood to Phoenix Stage 1  g: Leaves Greenwood Daily at 3 p. m.  S������ Arrives Greenwood Daily at 10 a. m.  B GREENWOOD OFFICE  CLUB CIGAR STORE z2  B JOHN FULLER       ���������,       ���������       ,     * PROPRIETOR 3  ^aiiiiaiaiiiiaiiiiiiiaiiiiiiiiuiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiuiuiiaiiiii  "Did you know that Frank and Nellie have broken?"  'No; not really?"  'They have."  "What was the matter?"  "He found she was going to-cooklng  school and she fouud out that he tool-  physical culture exercises every morn  tag."  The Way to Do It.  "fou can't make a woman talk If she  doesn't want to."-  "That may be true, but there's a way  around it."  "What Is it?"  "You can make her want to talk."  The Midway Store lor Quality. Goods  General Merchandise, Boots,' Shoes,  Dry Goods, Hardware, Sleighs,  Wagons, Buggies and all kinds of  Agricultural and Horticultural Implements and Appliances.  Poor Pompey.  "Ah am sure grief stricken, lady."  "Too bad, poor manl   In what shav.e  did grief come?"  "In the shape of Mr. Gus .Johnsing,  lady.   He sure do have  a  powerful  flat"  GARRICK'S   MOBILE   FACE.  It Drove Sir Joshua Reynolds Into ���������  Fit of Temper,  This story of an artist's despair while  working on Gurrick's portrait is .often  printed, but it i.s reproduced In "David  Giirrick and ills French "friends," with  a footnote saying that the experience,  wus made the material for a French  vaudeville sketch:  It was tn easy tusk to transfer to the  c-nnvns features so changeable. Gar  rick, as a model, threw painters 'intu  despnir. Let us listen a moment tc  Nortlicote relating Sir Joshua Reynolds'  experiences:  "When the artist had worked pu tho  face till he had drawn it very correct*,  ly. a.s he saw it at the time, Gnrrlek.  caught an opportunity, while tin?  painter was not looking at him, totally  to chauge his countenance and expression, when the poor painter patiently  worked on to alter the picture and  make it like what he then saw, and  when Garrick perceived that it was  thus altered he seized another opportunity and changed his countenance to  a third character, which, when the poor  tantalized artist perceived, he, in a  great rage, threw down his palette and  pencils on the floor, saying lie believed  he was painliug from the devil and  would do no more to the picture."  The newspapers in Greenwood, "Phoenix and Grand Forks have adopted the  following scale for legal advertising:  Application   for   Liquor   Licence  ������������������.30 days) jj*.5.oo.  Certificate of Improvement Notice  (60 days) #7.50  Application to Purchase Land Notices (60 days) ^7.50  Delinquent Co-owner Notices  (90  ���������lays) -firo.oo  Water Notices (small) jj^o  All other legal advertising, r2 cents a  line, single column, for thc first insertion; and S cents a line Tor each subsequent insertion.   Nonpariel measurement  -*������*������  fa  A.  >2\ ^-^  fS  COUNTY COURT OF YALE.  A  SIJ'TJNf;-of the Coniity Court of Yale will  ���������*���������"*������������������    lie Imldeii nt (.lie (jourt Houso, Greenwood,  on J Hominy  llio'llli  day of Scijteiuber lill.1, al  eleven o'clock In tlie loronoon.  Hy order,  WAT/J'KR DI3WDNEV,  Kcif-ldli-ur C. 0. of Y,  GERMAN  POSTOFFICES.  Mind'  SUMMER  GO. 00  GO. 00  72.50  Couldn't Get Them Interested.  "You ought to get married."  "Can't afford It"  "Then pick some 'rich girl."  "Those I hare talked to have other  plans."  JAS. G. McMYNN, MIDWAY, B. C.  Just So.  "Is he a courageous man?"  "He is. but"-  "But what?"  "His courage Is bo  easily  discouraged."  ������1MM������������mm������m^H|||lMM,>MlliM^a>  i  CURE   WHERE  OTHERS   FAIL.  Many fly-by-night quacks advertise cures and treatments thai prove only  a temporary stimulant and it is only a matter of time till the old symptoms  return. "My 7 years in one location proves that my -methods are genuine  and my cures lasting. "Many of my patients have come through the recommendation of their friends whom I have cured. My ifi years experience  enables me to diagnose your case properly and effect a permanent cure. All  diseases of men my specialty, regardless of how long standing.  More Celerity Required.  "They go the pace that kills."  '.'I've only one objection to it"  "Wlmt Is that?"  "It doesn't kill them fast enough."  To Out of Town Patients  I invite your correspondence and cau prescribe  for you by mail as well as  if you saw mc personally.  All letters held confidential and given my closest  personal attention.  DR. KELLY,  Expert   Urologist  Write for free  Booklet  Only a Start.  Tho girl of forty summers  At them need not be sore:  They're not, let her bo thankful.  Some forty summers more.  Creating a Vacancy.  When the republic had been set up  lu France in IS-l.S, wrote the Baroness  Hondo, the drst attempts of the enfranchised people to use their new  powers resulted iu the election of the  most miscellaneous assembly that bad  ever tried to govern a country. A  member nominated from Rouen went  to Paris and selected his seat. He had  hardly taken It when his next neighbor turned and stared at him. The  Itouen man, embarrassed, turned up  his coat collar, but too late.  "Sir," said his lynx eyed colleague,  "I believe I had the honor of sending  you to tho galleys for murder in IS-,  when I was judge. You had strangled  the servant of the cure who hud  brought yon up and robbed the worthy  man. Oblige me by resigning Immediately."  The nest day the moniteur announced that there was a vacancy for Rouen, but did not tell why.  Return Rates from Kootenay  Points to  WINNIPEG S  ST. PAUL   CHICAGO   TORONTO >      92.00  MONTREAL     305.00  HALIFAX     129.35  NEW YORK    10S.50  BOSTON     110.00  Correspondingly low fares to  other Eastern points.  On sale daily May 2S to Sept. 30,  1913. Final return limit Oi3t. 31,  1913.  Liberal stop-over privileges.  Tickets and all information may  be obtained from any C.P.R. agent  or write  J. V, MURPHY,  District Passenger Agent,  Nelson, B.C.  PERT PARAGRAPHS.  Dr.Kelley,   210Howard St.,'   Spokane, Wash.  Don't Be HOODWINKED  WE NEVER CHANGE BRANDS  Greenwood City Waterworks Company  ARE A I QUALITY  The BRILLIANTES  Are the Best Clear llavanasin Canada  1  %  <*  %  *���������*  k  <*.  '*  '*  fc  fa  fa  fa  fa  fa  fa  ststjxst st stststststst stststststst  V-  for  CO., IvT'D.  Leaves Mother Lode  9,30 a.  m.  6:30 p. in.  Ivcaves Greenwood  2:00 p.  111.  8:30 p.  m.  Saturday last stage leaves  Mother Lode 6 p, m. Returning-,  leaves Greenwood 10 p. ra  Greenwood Office  NORDEN   HOTEL  ^SeStSiStStStStSlStStStStSiStStSi  ���������n  *>  1  Made bv Union T.alior In tlie best II  irlemc l*'iictur/iii tliecouiitrv.   Call d  tlieni anil net value for-vour money in  stead of rope  WILBEBC & W0LZ, Prop. B.C. Cigar  Factory, New yVcstmlnstcr, B. C.  -^<><>0<HK><><KKK>00<KKXK><K>00<>0  Adams & Brown  Dealers in  Grain & Flour, and Rolled  Oats       x   a:  Some folks are so busy resting that  they never have time to get tired.  The telephone Is a great Invention.  It enables a womaD living In the country to And out what her sister twenty miles away had for breakfast  When a man who owns an automobile doesn't take his friends riding  they think he's mean. When he does  they think he's trying to show off.  The office should seek the man, but  It never gets the chance.  This is the year-that the wise political prophet goes fishing.  Somehow the man who Is always  willing to learn and the man who  knows it all seldom get on well together.  If you want to be popular learn to  listen to other people's troubles, but  never���������no, never���������come within a thousand miles of hinting that you may  have troubles of your own.  Some people are kept miserable all  their lives by thinking about the good  times they didn't have.  Nothing makes a woman madder  than to have her telephone get out ot  irder the afternoon that there are  some Interesting happenings In the  neighborhood.  Suicide and ths Weather.  Suicide* is most frequent in summer,  when   the  air is   clear  and  the  sun  shines.    In  Europe the maximum  of  .suicides Is  reached  in  June and  the  minimum in December.   Yet there are  fewer suicides Iu  the torrid than  In  the  temperate  zone.    Iu   the   United  States, in all seasons, there are more  suiciflus on sunny days than 011 cloudy  days.   Some theorists reason that fine  weather aggravates the mental depres  sion of the unhappy by its contrnstlnp  sunshine.    In dark weather tliere arc  few   suicides   and   fewer  In   time   ol  war  or  followinj;  some  great   catastrophe.   During the first three nionlh**  that follow a devastating earthquake  there are fewer deaths by suicide than  before the cataclysm.���������Harper's.  LYNN CREEK DAIRY  DELIVERED  To any part of- the city or district  .J. McDONELL, Proprietor  U****i���������**������*���������^   8arcastio Writer Frees His  About Their Methods,  The postofflces in Germany are peculiar institutions, says F. Harris Deana  In the Wide World Magazine. They  are a farslghted people, the Germans,  and they allow for expansion. If  there are any postofflces In the country of less than three stories, I must  have overlooked them. Every floor ia  divided into about four departments,  and every department has about a dozen offices.  In some of the smaller towns -where  business is not very brisk the staff  consist! of one official. You have to  make an appointment with him if you  want to be served. Entering on the  ground floor you run round and tap  with your money at "every pigeonhole  until he answers. You then ask him  for a stamp, whereupon he orders you  to go to No. 1 pigeonhole and wait;  there till he comes. You wait patiently for about Ave minutes and then he  pops his head out of No. 3 and wants  to know if you've gone to sleep. When  you ask for a five cent stamp he says,  "Oh, I thought it was a penny one you  wanted," and instructs you to try at  No. 7. At No. 7 he probably discovers  he has run out of Ave cent stamps and  you have to go to windows No. 8 and  No. 11 and get two two cent ones and  a one cent  By this time you are getting quite  friendly, and when you ask him where  the telegraph office is he will probably  get out his guidebook and hunt the  place out for you. He may even offer  to take you there himself, as he's the  telegraph clerk as well and has got to  get there anyhow In order to attend to  you.  The Germans themselves when they  go to buy a stamp make a day of it  and take their lunch with them. It is  quite a pretty sight to see the mother  and a group of children sitting on the  stairs, eating their bread and sausage  and wondering whether father will remember them when he comes back  with the stamp.  Synopsis of Coal Mining Regulations.  QOAL mining rights of the Dominion,  111 Manitoba, Saskatchewan and Alberta, the Yukon Territory, the Northwest Territories aud in a portion of British ,  Columbia, may be leased for a term of  twenty-one years at an annual rental of  jfi; an acre. Not more than 2,560 acres  will hejeased to one applicant.  Application for a lease must be made  by the applicant in person to the Agent  or Sub-Agent of the district in which the  rights applied for are situated.  In surveyed territory the land must be  described by sections, or legal sub-divisions of sections, and in unsurveyed  territory the tract applied for shall be  staked out by the applicant himself.  Each application must be accompanied  by a-fee of $5 which will be refunded if  the rights applied for are not available,  but not otherwise. A rovalty shall be  paid on the merchantable output of the  mine at the rate of five cents per ton.  The person operating the "mine shall  furnish the Agent with sworn returns  accounting for the fuil quantity of merchantable coal mined and pay the ro\'alty  thereon: If the coal mining right1; are  not being operated, such returns should  be furnished at least once a year.  _ The lease will include the coal mining  rights only, but the lessee may be permitted lo purchase whatever available  surface rights may be considered necessary for the working of the mine at tho  rate of $10.00 au acre.  For full information application .should  be made lo the Secretary of the Depart  ment of the Interior, Ottawa, or to anv  Agent or Sub-Agent of Dominion Lands'  W. W. CORY,  Deputy Minister of the Interior.  N.B.���������Unauthorized publication of this  advertisement will not be paid for.  LIQUOR   ACT,  1910  (Section 49)  ,*., *^?'f r,CE is ,iereb>" P'*-'-"-" ''I'-it 011 the 16U  rt-u of July next, application will be niaciu lo  the Superintendent of Provincial Police for the  transfer of a licence for the saleof liquor t>v re-  Westbndjre Hotel, s'tuate at Westbrid-'e Ji C  cXmbla? EtCllep:lre t0 Loi,is Cler>* of Driiisli  Dated this 10th clay of June 1913.  EMILE ETCHEPARE,  Holder of License  LOUIS CLERY    Applicant for Transfer  IN GRAND FORKS  Ideal in Second-hand  goods and have the  largest sign' in B. C.  I buy or sell anything from a needle  to a carload.  ED. PECKHAM  Tho "Mikado."  Most people outside Japan are wont  to speak of the "mikado," but really  that title Is obsolete. Tho Japanese  never use that appellation themselves,  and they do not like others to do so.  Educated Japauese speak of their sovereign as "shnojo satnu," and the ordinary folk term him "tenshl sama."  "Tanno" Is the title used In all olllclal  documents, and for the foreigner the  most correct form is "kotei"-that Is,  emperor.-Wcstminster Gazette.  J. E. CAMEEON,  Loading Tailor of the Kootenays.  KASLO,     B.   C.  The woman who isn't afraid of a  flnake, a mouse or a thunderstorm  needs nil the characteristics that Rhe  possesses, for nobody will pay any attention to her, and sho is In for a go  '* alone journey.  A Facetious Convict.  "This ���������confinement,"-said tho long  faced prison visitor, "must distress you  greatly."  "Yes," replied tbe facetious convict;  "I find the prison bars grating."  "Ah, life to you is a failure!"  "Yes; lfs nothing but a celL"  The- Retort Vicious.  The Bx-Hero-Ah, my boy, when 1  played Hamlet the audience took fifteen minutes to leave the house.  The Vicious Ex-Comedian (coldly)-  Wns he lame?���������London Answers.  Life is made up of little things, auc  he that scorns them desDiaes his ow������  real interest��������� Barker.  STARKEY & CO.  NELSON, B.C.  MINING  BROKERS  PROSPECTS    BOUGHT   AND    SOLD  Try Dft Rusk's   Famous  CHIC FEED  00<>00<><>0<X>OOO0<>OO<><X><)<K><><>0  A  <������x������x-*<������:������:**<x~>x������:..>x������x������:*'':"X":������j":������  t *  SHOES SHINED I  At the Windsor Hotel by |  ZACK WATSON  ADVERTISE IN THE LEDGE  MESSENGER SERVICE  ���������o>-e-*j'*fr-*<'*W'4C'***X'*x.*.>*<H{^x..->^^.  ������000"0<><'--<><>*������*--"^^  T.   THOMAS  CLOTHES CLEANED  PRESSED AND REPAIRED  i TAILOR - GREENWOOD  OU<^0<H>0000O0<H><>0<>O00<K)00O  Plumber  and Tinner  I am prepared to ex-'  ecutc all orders for  plumbing and tinsmith/  ing in city or country,  GEORGE CLERF.  A CHEMICAL  FURY.  Pluorin Is a Rabi# Gas That No Substance Can Resist.  Curiously enough, although that fury  of the chemical world, fluorln, raises  the deuce, generally speaking, It exists  peacefully in company with calcium In  fluospar and also in a few other compounds.  Although fluorln was known a good  many years ago, it long resisted the  efforts of chemists to isolate it���������that is,  to prepare it in a p������ire state unmixed  chemically with other substances���������for  the instant the compound containing  it was torn apart the free fluorln attacked and combined with whatever  substance composed the vessel containing it.  Fluorin is a rabid gas that nothing  can resist It combines with all metals, explosively with some, or, if ihey  are already combined with some oilier  iiotimet.-illif element, it mercilessly  ��������� fc.'-irs them a way from it aud takes  t-'-m to Itself.  In  uniting with sodium, potassium,  ���������'jh-inni. magnesium and iilumliiliuu tho  uietals become heated, even to redness.  hy   the   fervor   of   (luorin's embrace.  Irnn  filings slight ly  warm burst into  brilliant scintillations when ���������������������������������������������posed to  iluoriii..   'Maiigtuiese  does   the   same.  Even the noble metals, which at melting-point  proudly  resist  the  fasclim-  tions of oxygen, succumb to this clieml*  i-ui   fury   nt   moderate   temperature*.  Glass  is devorod  at once and   wutci-  ceases to lie water by contact with this  gas. which, combined with Its li.vdrn*  gen., at the same moment forms tli<'  acrid, glass dissolving hydrofluoric acid  and liberates ozone.��������� Harper's Weekly.  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  Sandon ; how it rained in  New Denver  long  after  Noah was  dead ;   how a  parson  took a   drink   at  Bear Lake in early days ;  how justice was dealt in  Kaslo   in  '93;   how tho  saloon man ontprayed thc  women in Kalamazoo, and  graphically    depicts   tho  roamings   of   a   western  editor among the tender-  feet in the cent belt.    It  contains'the early history  ofJNelson and a romance  of the Silver King mine.  In   it are   printed three  western poems, and dozens of articles too numerous to mention.    Send for  one before it is too late.  The   price   is   25   cents,  postpaid to any part of the  world.    Address   all  let-  -   ters to  R. T. Lowery  GREENWOOD, B. C.  Greenwood & Midway  AUTO STAGE  Leaves Greenwood for Spokano  at 8:20 a.m., & for Oroville at .'1:10  p. m. Leave orders at Terhimp's  Cigar Store.       Chaklks Russell.  Tho  fnmilv  remedy   for   CourIis   nnd Colds  "Sliiloli coots ao  little   nnd docs   bo much!'  His Kind Heart.  "I wish," said ihe man with the bulbous nose and tbe buggy trousers, "I  hnd all the money I've wasted on II������j���������  nor and tobacco."  ���������"WImt would you do witb It?" asked  the gentleman with the long hair and  the refined features.  "Oh, I s'pose I'd spend most of It for  the Hitme kind of stuff ngnln, but I'd  put aside nt least $10 of it to buy n  rot-kin' chair for my poor old mother.  She says she's got so she fairly hankers for a rockln' chair after she's done  a hard day's washlnV ��������� Cleveland  Lciider,  SMOKE....  Mountaineer and Kootenay Standard Cigarsi . Made by  J. C. THELIN & Co., NELSON.  ASSAYER  E. W. WIDDOWSON, Assayer and  Chemist, Box B1108, Nelson, n. C.  Charges:���������Gold, Silver, Lead or Copper,  $1 each. Gold-Silver, or S'" -ur-Lead,  fi.50. Prices for other metals: Coal,  Cement. Fireclay analyses on application. The largest custom assay office iu  "British Columbia.  Might Help Soma  "I don't like Annie."  "Why not?"  "Because she Is so light headed."  "Maybe you could get her to dye her  hair."  One Good Thing.  "Sho talks an awful lot."  "Well, she says that when she's miking she can't hear what the rest of you  ������i'o snylng about her."  LOWERY'S CLAIM  During the 37 months that Lowerv-p  Claim was on earth it did business all  over tho world. It was tho most  unique, independent and fearless journal over produced in Canada, Political  and theological enemies pursued it with  the venom of a rattlesnake until the  govornmont shut it out of thu mails,  and its editor ceasad to publish it,  pa/tly on account of a lazy liver and  partly because it takes a nile of money  to run a paper tliat is outlawed, Ihor'n  are still 20 different editions of thin condemned journal in print. Send 10 centc  and get one. or fi and get tho bunch,  U.T. LOWERY,  i Greonwood, 13. C,  HSMBEBBBBBBBBBBB^^  ���������n O O O O O O O 000<K>*bOO<><><>0<><*H30-C><>0  I    BOUNDARY MINES    f  ���������0 O O O O O O OO OO 00000-0000000000  Last week tho Rawhide shipped  r>,f>i)l tons of ore.  Last   week   tho  Granby   mine  shipped 2<t,7f)5 tons of oro.  Last week the  Granby smelter  treated 21,125 tons of ore.  Last    week   the   Mother   Lode  mine whipped 4,G92 tons of ore.  Last     week    tho    Greenwood  smelter treated 10,530 tons of ore.  Last  week  the Napoleon mine  shipped -152 tons of ore.  Last  week the  Queen Victoria  mine shipped 551 tons of ore.  OOOOOOOCH>OOOOC^>OOOOO0O0'K>O  |   B. G. MINING NEWS   f  O O 00-00-0000000000000-0000000  Charlie Brown  an   old Lillooet  prospector, and  now a  resident of  Pomberton, arrived in  town Monday and reports having made a discovery of a largo body of ore containing gold, fcilver and  copper in  thn   vicinity   of   the   Birkenhead  hatchery, on  a creek  called  Owl  creek.    The property is in  close  proximity to the P.G.E., and work  will be advanced at once to develop  the property.    TJu'b  is  one  of the  many new strikes made this summer, and  everything looks  favorable for the mining future of this  district;.���������Lillooet Prospector.  wright, M. E;, who is one of a Vancouver syndicate which has a bond  on the property, was in the city on  Tuesday last on   his  way  to the  Terminal.city.    Ho said that a trial  shipment to  the Taeoma smelter  had shown tho average ore   to   be  worth ������29.09 per ton in  gold, copper and silver.    At this rate there  was more than   enough  profit to  warrant the operators in arranging  for increased  output.    There are  now 100 tons of ore on  the dump  and it Is expected that about three  hundred tons more-will be  taken  out during this month.    There are  twelve men at work and  this stall  will shortly be increased.  The Kallapa was located by John  Chesterman, of To lino, who bonded  it to the Vancouver syndicate  about a year ago since when operations have been carried on steadily.  Port Alberni News.  THE   LEDGE,   GREENWOOD,   BRITISH   COLUMBIA.  New Gold Strike  Not yet has the stamp mill and  the. operation--* of  the quartz miner  driven  out the placer man from  Lillooet district, aR is shown by tho  snecesfi    which   is   attending   tho  operations  of  Carl   Wihskne and  ��������� John  G.   Boivot on   Cadwallader  creek.  The two ItussiitnR  have a group  of four claims on tlie creek,  situated immediately below the Lome  mine.    Tho. group is known as tho  Silver Basin.    On  them they hold  placer rights.   They have this season brought water a distance of  two miles.    Working on the claims  in quite, a small way the men have  already taken  ont 14-V ounces of  gold from a piece of ground 25x25  worked to an average depth of five  feet.  The gold is all coarse, ranging  from five cents to ������9, and is found  from the grass roots down. There  is no line gold. With additional  appliances and more extended  operations "Messrs. Wihskne &  Boivot should have a very profitable property.���������Lillooet Prospector.  The Omineca Gold Mines,   Ltd.,  of Vancouver,  who have sixteen  leases on Quartz and Vital creeks  in the Omineca district,  and  ten  miles of dredging ground on Fall  river havo   decided   to  undertake  development on a large scale.    R,  D. Fetherstonhaugh, M. E., Vancouver, was in town this week outfitting for a trip to  the property.  He is taking six men in with  him  this season to continue the prospecting which was started last year.  Mr. Fether8tonhaugh secured  the  ground for the company and  he  look out some vevy good samples  last fall.    Ho stated to the Herald  that the Omineca Gold Mines, Ltd.  was preparing to put in a large  j (land next season   and   that this  year lie would complete the preliminary plans and  have everything  Cordova. ���������Nows of a placer  strike on tho Sushanna river, a  tributary of the White river, where  two men recently took out ������900 in  dust iu ono day, has caused a  stampede to that section from  Blackburn and Kennecott,  So far no definite -news has been  received  of the strike, yot scores j  are now outfitting to go there, aiid  a number of  people have already  left.  For several reasons old-timers  are ready to believe in the strike.  It has been long predicted that  sometime there would bo a stampede on the upper reaches of the  Tanana river. Every year a few  prospectors have been taken out  grubstakes by sniping along the  rim rock.  The great expense of getting outfits into the country made extensive prospecting or the sinking of  holes to bedrock any distanco prohibitive.  It is always easy to stampede in  the spring time down tho river,  current will propel boats, but to  pole up such a swift river as the  Tanana from Fairbanks has been  a trick too difficult and expensive  to attract many prospectors.  Years ago, before Fairbanks was  thought of,   so the report goes, a  man died in  Chicago  who drew a  map of the place where he and a  partner had taken out a large sum  of placer gold.    The partner had  been killed by the Indians.   The  map  located the stream on what  was afterwards  thought to  beon  good    pasture,  a    branch   of the  upper    Tanana,    but   subsequent  gold seekers failed to reach their  expectations.  The new strike is fifty miles  from the Copper River railway at  Blackburn or McCarthy.  and prospecting the surface of some  of the claims she is interested in.  No place is too steep for her to  climb and no risk too hnzardous to  i'un when mineral is in question.  A dovont believer in the mining  possibilities of the Lardeau district,  she has lived continuously at  IVout Lake City since the camp  was first opened up. Money that  she has made in the,hotel business  has gone into the ground for assessments on claims she holds and if  thero is any claim owner in West  Kootenay that is deserving of a  gold or galena liar vest, it, i.s Mrs.  Jowett. Probably hor most prom- j  ising interests lie in the "Copper  Cliff" and the "Skyline" claims,  in the Lardeau. .These she owns  jointly with her son-in-law, S. A.  Daney, of Ferguson. Tim surface  showings are promising and what  development has been done on  these properties has made them  look more promising still. They  are in a good locality; with other  fine showings around them. It  takes money to make a mine, out  of a prospect but if faith and perseverance and pluck were money,  the subject of this little shctch  would be worth millions today  Kaslo Kooton.-iian  vovy much faster.  Thc machines are so perfect that  they cut the wiro of which the  pins are mado into pieces of the  fight length, head, point polish  and sort them. They are then put  into another machine which affixes  them bo paper, at the rate of SO.OOO  to 1.00,000 per hour.  In.the fourteenth   century  pins  wero pins!   They were not carelessly lost as nowadays or given as  a substitute for a  farthing change.  The law permitted that they should  only be sold on  the first two days  of January  each  year,   in   order  that  they  might not  become  too  common.    It therefore became the  custom  for ladies of all classes.to  buy their year's  stock  of pins on  these days, and the  money  givon  them   for   this  purpose   by   their  husbands or fathers wero known as  pin money���������a phrase that has survived (o the present day.  ^^"^--���������^������������������-CKJ-OO*^^  C. CARLSON"  PHOTOGRAPHER  GREENWOOD, B. C,  OPEN  FROM 9   a. in. to 5 p. in.  LATEST DESIGNS IN "MOUNTS  All kinds of amateur work  done at reasonable prices  <>'--:-"<*'<*:<K**-<'-<**^^  PRISM BINOCULARS  Possess Great Range and Strong Defining Power,  ANNUAL MEETING  Ihe annual general meeting of Hie  Greenwood City Waterworks Co., will be  held m the Company's office at Greenwood, ou Thursday the 24th of July, 1913  at ro.30 o'clock in the morning, for the  transacting of the general business of the  company and the election of a Hoard of  Directors.  ROBERT G. HARGRRAVES,  Secretary.  In Mozambique  If you would enjoy the beauties of British Columbia scenery you must possess a good  FIELD GLASS, and there is no other place in  the whole of Western Canada/where you will  meet with a- larger, finer assortment of high  power, well made glasses than at Birks* Van.  couver store. We have a glass for every pur/  pose, , Our Catalogue illustrates a number of  these glasses, This Catalogue will be sent to  any address free, but should further information  be required redarding Field Glasses we will be  glad if you will write us accordingly.  Write today.  Waste of Pins  The Lardeau  Has the housewife, ever asked  tbe (-nest-ion. -'How much do J  spend on.pins in a yojir, tUH\ how  many pins have T wasted durin--*  that time?  I" England every day says Til,  Bits there is an output of over  0*1,000,000 pins. i:irmii,-;h;mi, the  greatest centre of the industry in  this country, alone produces .'J7,-  000,000 pins per day. The output  of other pin manufacturers in this  country is only about half that  of Birmingham. In Fiance I In-  daily production is L'0,000,000,  while Germany nnd Holland produce .10,000,000 per day. Tlio  total output for Europe each day  is therefore S-l,000,000.  It is seldom that a pin gets  broken or worn, and the question  is therefore, "Where do all the  pins go to?" The greater number  of them get lost and there is no  other domestic article where then-  is so much waste by loss. If every  person in Europe lost a pin on  every third day the daily loss  would represent over .-������1000.  In former days the'number of  men it required to make a pin was  one of the marvels of the. maufact-  uring \vorld, but as with most  other manufacturing products,  machinery has taken the place of  men, and  pins are  now produced  A railroad is projected to open a  rich mineral and agricultural country between Jlcrilia on the Bay  of  iMozuiiliiqiie and Lake Chirua, on  the frontier of Nyasaland, connecting with the English railway  from  the Cape to Cairo and also with the  lino from Lohito to Karounga. The  length of the road will be  between  000 and J,000 kilometers, construction to be completed, according  to  plans of   the government,   within  three years.    A special mission   of  thc   Portuguese  Government   has  already left Lisbon for Mozambique  to survey the route.  C KAI.I-.D TKNDKRS addrcsscil to llm umlcr-  -* Nigiic-'l, nml eii'lui-Hctl "Tender for Wharf :it  \n-icmiviT, I'.C., will liu received iu tills oilice  until 4.00 I'.JL.oii Tliurscli-v, Aul'iim 21, l'J13,  or Hie construction of a  Wharf at Vancouver,  Plans, H-K-eificatioii and form of contract can  He suen and forms of tendur obtained at this  I'l-pailmeiM. and at, Ui������ offices of C. C. Wors-  fnlcl, I'.si)., District ICiijfNiuer, New West-  minster, |:.c.; J. S. MaeI.aclil.-ui,Usn., District  hiilfinni'r, Victoria, U.C.. The District Kuiriu-  i-ersOllicn, Confederation Life lliiildinj.-, Toronto Out.; j. iu MlnhruKl.KK-.., District Uutriii-  eer, lost Oflice lliiililliijr, Montreal, One., and  on application to the Postmaster at Vancouver,  IVrsoiis tisncIci-iiiK are notilied that tenders  will not lie considered unless made on the  pniileil forms supplied, and sie-ned with then-  iiclim Sie-nalm-es, statin-*- their occupations,  ."Hi places of residence. In the case of firms,  the actual sie-nature, the nature of the ocuipa-  iioii, and place of residence of each mum tier  of tlie firm must bo given,  Each tender must he accompanied hv an  acoeuteil cheiiue on a chartered bank-, payable  ��������� Iil"0,r,,.lL,|'of *-*"-' ������o"0������*.*iblo the Minister of  I ulilie \\ orlcs, equal to five per cent. (6 p. c.) of  tlie amount of tho; lender, which will be forfeited  if the person icmleriiifj- decline to enter into a  contract wheu called upon to do so, or fail lo  complete the work contracted for. If the tender he not accepted the cheque will be re-  llli-iied.  The Department docs not bind itself to accept  the lowest or any tender.  I!)- order,  K. C DESROCHERS,  Department of Public Works, ' ������CrC "1'*i '  Ottawa, July 8, 11)13.  Newspapers will not be paid for this adver-  tir-Pmeiu if they insert it without authority  "' Hie Department.���������.MMl  HENRY BIRKS &  SONS, LIMITED  JEWELERS AND SILVERSMITHS  Geo, E Trorcy, Man. Dir. VANCOUVER, R C,  jj-w������*a������������������������wc^������*^0<H^^  ANALYSIS OF WATER.  Chlorine     Sulphuric Acid   Silica     Lime   Alkalies as Sofia  Magnesia ���������   I/ithin   Sulphuretted Hydrogen  lias recently been thoroughly  renovated and re-furnished, and  is now the greatest health resort upon the continent. Natural hot water in baths,.124 degrees of heat. A course ol baths  tit Halcyon will cure nervous  and muscular diseases and eliminate rheumatism and melalic  poisons from the svslem. The  water heals liver, 'kidney and  stomach complaints. The rates  are $2 a day up; or $12 weekly  up. Postoflice, express and telegraph officesin connection.  William Boyd, Proprietor,  falcyon, B, #. g  Saturday,, July 19tli  A GRAND REVIVAL  ���������OP���������  Tlie Play that will Live Forever  UNCLE TOM'S CABIN  OR Ul-'lv AMONG THRLOWJYV  NOTICE OF APPLICATION FOR A  LICENCE TO TAKE, USE, STORK  OR PEN BACK  WATER AND FOR  * THE APPROVAL OF PLANS  ���������St St St St Si St St St St St.St St St St St St Si  PERA   HOUSE  On 11 Sldipoiuious and Magnificent  .���������-c:;il(i, \vit,Ii all Hie added features  tliat have made famous  Stetson's  Uncle   Tom's   Cabin   Co.   ���������������������������. o  GRAND   TRANSFORMATION   SCENE  And MECHANICAL EFFECTS  Stetson's   Military   Band.  SEE  THEGRAND,STREET PARADE  Tlie Real Man Eating Blood Hounds  Hear the band concert free  at night in front of tho  OPERA   HOUSE  SEATS ..ON SALE A.T  Logan's Jewellery Store  PRICES  25,  50, 75  and  $1.  The   success of   gold   dredging  operations upon the Lardo river is  more assured than ever, tho dredge  which was started at Goldhill this  spring cleaning up enough of the  yellow metal to "pay operating ex-  ponsoss.   The dredge at that has  not been in tlie most favorable location  for the   best   results,   the  engineer in  charge  not caring to  put it out very far in tho right bed  while the water was high, for fear  of it being npsot by  tho swift current.    Practically it has been dig-  hStill filhP-fl f-Af P"^ihacc3  ^7*    :        ~ "-��������� ���������- ��������� ������������������.-���������..,.,...' '__ - ��������� ���������         -������������������<���������  |      lip till ihe 30th of this month we will give      1  125 per cent off all Men's Goods, Gran-1  | iteware and Crockery ,F  g THIS IS FOR CASH ' =  NOTICE IS IIERKBY GIVEN   that  lite ^oi-llt American Lumber Company  Limited, of Vancouver and  "Midway B  U, will apply for licence to take and use  lour cubic feet per second out of the Kettle river which flows in a south-easterly  direction south of the applicant's lauds  and empties into the ���������Columbia   river.  1 he water will be diverted at a poiutnear  the upper end of said island being Lot  2647, Osoyoos Division, Yale District- lying south of Lot 637 in the said Osoyoos  Division  by a dam constructed from the  upper end of the said island and extending ni a south-westerly direction to the  south  bank of the river,  diverting the  water into the narrow channel between  said Island and Lot 424, the property of  the Applicant, where it will be used at a  point about 300 feet from the lower end  or said Island to drive a wheel for pumping water into pipes aud a reservior for  the purpose of irrigating a portion of Lot  fe37 (5 acres) and Lots 424 and 425, in the  said Osoyoos Division, Yale District  Application will also be made for the  approval of.plans of the works already  constructed for the utilization of the  water as described aforesaid.  This notice was .posted on' the ground  on the second'(2nd) dav of July 1913.  The application for* a licence and the  approval of plans together with the in-  rorination required by Sections 60 and 70  pi the Water Act as amended will be filed  111 the local water recorder's at office Fair-  view and with the Comptroller of Water  Rights,..Parliament   Building,   Victoria,  Objections may be filed with the said  water recorder or the Comptroller of  Water Rights, Parliament Buildings, Victoria, B.C.  NORTH AMERICAN I,UMBBR,Co., Ud  By II. L. JENKINS, Pres't and Treas.,  Applicant.  SijXjX jXyXjX St St St St St St St St St St St  in  FA  *������  fc AND STEREOPTICAN VIEWS J  I AlMhc^st   fi^  in   Musfcf   Comedy   ^ ^^   J  ������������������*.  ���������������  fc  TUESDAYS, FRIDAYS and SATURDAYS  fc  fc  **���������, ADMISSION 25c"and 10c Z  Change of programme each night.    Our'pictures are an  education  for 11,  cniKiren.   Doors open at 7.30; penuormance at 8.30.  RENDEL  D^RY GOODS. BOOTS & SHOES  Nice Patterns and Well Fitted.  STRAW HATS AN0 FELT HATS  Hercules Rib Hose.  WATER NOTICE  011 Mm grnimrlH ready  for it.    Ho ging along at tlie ertgu of tlio rivoi  j'h pntliiiHiaHtio over tlio Omincptt and it i'h known that  tlio gold ox-  dist.rint and iwlievr-fl that a groat ;m,h in largo Hpeoka and  qiinntiticH  amount of gold will  ho taken  out in tho bed of thn Btroam.    ItiHan-  B Our Mens' Goods including Shoes, Shirts, etc. are the������������  *^ "**���������*"'���������  B       BEST IN THE BOUNDARY      =|  1 RUSSELL-LAW-CAULFIELD CO. LTD J  ^iiiiiiiiaiaiaijiiiiiiijiiiiiiiiiniiiimiiiiiiiiiiiiaiiaiiii^i^f  NOTICE OF APPLICATION FOR A  IJCHNCK-TO TAKE, USE, STORE  OR PEN HACK WATER AND FOR  Til E A I'PRQVAIv OF PLANS  ^ NEW STOCK OF =������  I TRUNKS   &   VALISES I  of there during tlio next fow yearn.  Ifnzeltnn Herald.  Active   mining   oporatioiiH   are  .now   being carried  on   at Mears  JhIhwI, jiiBt throe and a half milcH  from Clayorfnn**, on tho went ooaHt  of Vancouver Island, and thn oper-  nton-i havo been   so   well satisfied  with the resultfl of trial  HhipmentH  of ore and other developments that  arrangements havo been   mado for  an energetic prosecution  of  work  tho next six months.   O. E. Cart-B  ticipated that whon  tho dredge is  moved backwards up the river to a  bar about two hundred feet distant,  tho harvest will be a handsome one.  Mrs. Jowett, of Trout Lake City,  has tho distinction of boing one of  tho fow women in  British  Columbia who is actively  interested in  mining.    Although Mrs. Jowett is  well past tho fifties in age, sho has  all of tho enthusiasm  and energy  of early youth and evory summer  finds her taking to tho hills, sometimes doing heavy work like a man  I WILL BE IN  GREENWOOD, JULY 22nd and 23rd  With a complete assortment of Eye Glasses and  Spectacles.  ALL THOSE WITH DEFECTIVE VISION  should call and see me*   I make a specialty of all  classes of optical work.  Graduate Optician.  NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that  the North American I-uuiljer Company  Limited of Vancouver and Midway, B.C.,'  will apply for licenses to take and use  two cubic feet per second of water and'to  store or pen back one acre feet of water  out ol and from the Kettle river which  Hows in a south-easterly direction south  of the applicant's lauds and empties into  the Colunibia river.  The water will be diverted at a point in  the .stream between I.ot 2647,  Osoyoos  Division,  Vale District, being an Island  belonging to the applicant,  and  I,ot 424  in the said Osoyoos Division the property  of the Applicant and about three hundred feet from the lower end  of the said  Island into pipes on I.ots 424 and 425, in  the said Osoyoos Division and a reservoir  on 1,01.424 of 240,000 cubic feet capacity  g  and will he used  for irrigation purposes  011  thc land described as a   portion (5  acres) of [,01637, and Lots 424 and 425, iu  the said Osoyoos Division, Yale District.  Application will also be made for the  approval of the plans of the works already constructed for the utilization of  the water as described aforesaid.  This notice was posted on  the ground  on the second (2nd) day of July 1913.  The application for a licence and the  approval ol plans together with the information required by selections 60 and 70  of the Water Act as amended will be filed  in the local water recorder's office at Fair-  view aud with the Comptroller of Water  Rights Parliament Building, Victoria,Ii.C.  Objections may be filed with the said  water recorder or the Comptroller o(  Water Rights, I'arliamciil Buildings,  Victoria, B. C.  NORTH AMEIUCAN LUMBER Co., "Ltd  By II. L.JENKINS, l'res't and Treas.,  Applicant.  I Clothing Boots, Shoes and Summer |  I Underwear for Men. I  I Po W. GEORGE & C0. i  ^   COPPER STREET       ,       GREENWOOD, B, C,   ������  GRAND   FORKS   GARAGE  QRAND    FORKS,    B. C.  ia now open for h.minefls and is in charge of an Ex-pert  Mechamc.    All repairn and adjustment* cjuieklyT-  tended to.    Complete lfno of  AUTOMOBILE   ACCESSORIES  named in ntook.    Ueat grade of Gafioline, Luhricatinc  Oilj  an,]I CWs alwayS on hand.   Sole agoSTo?  Ropubho Tiros.   Tiro, pumped up free of charge.  GRAND    FORKS    GARAGE    CO.,    LTD.  LEDGE ADS. BEING RESULTS

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