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 ;T~-~~~-r~  WW-  .y;  |,;^'������i'A'!N*LW������l>������V1l-ivk'tlv������r'iaw ."���������.-'''''.'- v^t^^vi^'v.^vv'  -'r-'fi'-;  ..-'//-,  f '.'J'.'r','.'t^Jw^j*^-^. ('J,v-'--!.''''.V.i".. .'.".:-.:v-''  t&toS&tp^^  THE  OLDEST  MINING  CAMP  NEWSPAPER   IN  BRITISH   COLp&IjfcJ^ Win      #  fn^i.mifi i wm  Vol.   XIX.  GREENWOOD, B. C, THURSDAY, JUNE 26, 1913.  ^ci^  No. 50  That's fit for fishing.  .Rods, Reels, Lines, Leaders, Flies, Spinners, Waders,  etc, A complete stock of tackle for the angler to select  from,   First class goods at reasonable prices,  Hammocks, Baseball, Tennis Goods etc.  tt  5!  ;>  =SEE~-  a  ACCIDENT   A SICKNESS   INSURANCE J  ���������d L S O  FIRE AND Life insurance  OPPOSITE WINDSOR HOTEL, GREENWOOD  a*^3*55������3iHa^i3*i^^  Greenwood's   Big  Furniture  Store  The Finest Thing Yet  for cleaning and polishing   pianos,   furniture of all  kinds and Linoleum  VERIBRITE VENOIL  (Contains no acid) ���������  CALL FOR FREE SAMPLE  T. M. GULLEY & Co.  Opposite Posteffice.  GREENWOOD, B. C.  Phone 27  WALTER   G.   KENNEDY  GREENWOOD,  B.  C.  WHOLESALE   AND   RETAIL  'on?  A Full Stock of First Class Pipes.        Pipe Repairs  a Specialty.  J  THE CANADIAN BANK  OF COMMERCE  SIR EDMUND WALKER, C.V.O, LL.D., D.C.L, President  '        ALEXANDER LAIRD ������ JOHN AIRD  General Manager Asilntant Genoral 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. aa  SAVINGS BANK DEPARTMENT  A, H, MAROON   -  Manager ol" Greenwood and Rock Creek-Branches  Bank of Montreal  KSTAHLISHED 1817  Capital, all paid up, $16,000,000    Rest, $16,000,000.  UNDIVIDED   PROFITS,   tBOS,OI4.94  Hon. President: Lord Strathcona and Mount Royal, G. C.M.G.  President: R. B. Angus, Esq. /  Vice-President and General Manager: H. V. Mkrbdith, Esq.  Branches in London, Eng. {ffiMffi} New York, Chicago  Buy and Sell Sterling Exchange and Cable Transfers.    Grant Commercial and  Travellers' Credits, available in any part of the world.  .SAVINGS BANK DEPARTMENT Jn%S&������}������3������.nt  Greenwood Branch  - C. B. Winter, Mgr.  msmmsmmm  A. L WHITE  Stove and Furniture Man  Phone 16   Greenwood, B. C.  Fishing Tackle, Tents, Duckv  ing, Set*een Wire, Screen Doors  Poultry   Netting,   Ice   Cream  Freezers    ���������  Bicycles New Standard  $35  '  CLEANLINESS  -AND-  William C. Arthurs  THE  BREAD &  CAKE BAKER  Vienna Bakery, Greenwood  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, Pins  and Stone Set Jewelry ever shown  in this town  come now.  A. LOGAN & Co.  GREENWOOD.     -     B. C.  DRESSMAKING  MISS DREVER  Rooms in Miller Blk.  over Drug  store.  WANTS. Etc  For Sale. ��������� Shingles, Flooring, Rustic and Finish and  Dimension lumber. Charles Kinney, Greenwood.  Fifty shares of Rock Creek  Trading Co., stock for sale below  par.    Apply at Ledge office.  BIRTHS  At Rock Creek, on June 21st,  to Mr. and Mrs. Walker, a  daughter.  At Greenwood, on June 19, to  Mr. and Mrs. Carl Stacey, a  daughter.  At Greenwood, on June 19, to  Mr. and Mrs. Hubbell, a daughter.      __  Married.���������In St. Columba  church, Greenwood, June 25th,  by Rey. J. R. Munro, B. D.,  Joseph Chauncey Allen, Grand  Forks, and Frankie Alice War-  moth,- Ferry, Wash,, U.S.A.  Isaac Crawford, the merchant  prince of Carmi, has gone to New  Brunswick to get some fresh fish,  and visit his relatives for two  months.  F. H. Mason, president of the  Holley-Mason Hardware Co.,  died in Spokane last week from  apoplexy while playing golf with  F. J. Finucane,  Service in thc Presbyterian  church next Sunday, Juue 29th,  at 7:30 p. m., Sunday School and  Bible Class 2:30 p. m. Rev. J,  R, Munro Pastor.  I Around Home  All but nine of +he fever patients are convalescent.  A windstorm blew down many  trees in Midway last week.  An addition is being built to  the customs office-.in Midway  There will be a trap shoot in  Rock Creek on Dominion Day,  Jack Lucy goes to the Tulameen to stake some more claims.  Asa Mcsker and L. A. Smith  have each bought an automobile.  Mrs. Alex Sanderson will go to  the coast this week for a couple  of months.  Rev. A. F. Bell will preach in  the Methodist church next Sunday at 11 a. m.  Your old pipe-may be made like  new at a small cost, send it to  W. G. Kennedy.  The McCormick and Deeriug  ing lines of cutting machinery at  Browns, Ferry, Wash.  Home made Corned Beef.  Very fine. Why not try some.  Smith & Co., Anaconda.  E. Miller and W. B. Cochrane,  the legal lights of Grand Forks  attended court this week.  Mr. and Mrs. George Swayne  will spend a couple of months in  New Brunswick this summer.  Mrs. J. D. McLean and Miss  Watson arc going east this week  to spend the summer at Owen  Sound.  The wagon road is being  gravelled between the steep hill  at"Richter's and the Inghrara  bridge.  C. T. 0. Rush, accouutant in  the Bank of Montreal will be  transferred to Summerland next  month.  On June ��������� 13, the Russell-Law-  Caulfield Co., made an- assignment to Robert Kelly of Vancouver.  Danny Deane was in town on  Monday. He now weighs 154  pounds and never felt better in  his life.  C. Cunningham of Seattle, and  E. J. Field of Spokane are inspecting some mineral claims in  the Whipsaw camp.  The regular meeting of the  Women's Institute will be held in  the Star Theatre on Friday afternoon at 3 o'clock.  Jedd Summers and Thomas  Henderson will run several stands  at the five day fair in Adie,  Wash., next month.  Complaints are being made  about the almost impassable condition of the wagon road under  the big C.P.R. trestle.  While playing in the basement  last Friday, a four year old son  of Carl Stacey's fell down and  broke one ol his arms.  At the Midway coal mine a  shaft is being sunk on one of the  seams. The coal at this property  is very high in carbon.  Our fresh fish shipment arrives  every Wednesday night. Let us  have your orders Thursday.  Smith & Co., Anaconda.  Messrs. Hog, Bunbury & Co.,  real estate brokers of Kamloops  are opening branch offices at  Princeton and other towns.  A. M. Johnson, the well-known  barrister of Nelson was in town  this week, but did not have time  to try the fishing in Boundary  creek.  Long Jim, a short fat Chinaman, appeared before G. A. Rendell, J. P., on Saturday, and was  fined $15 and costs for catching  trout in Boundary creek that  were under size.  Thomas Walsh was in town  this week buying a few flags for  the 12th ot July. He has just  returned from a yisit to the seaside with a fine stock of new and  witty stories. At his cosy and  comfortable hotel in Bridesville,  Tom gives one away with every  noggin of the spirit that helped  to make thc Emerald Isle so  famous.  The No 7 mine closed down on  Saturday.  C. JEi, Shaw is in Victoria, interviewing the surveyor general  in regard to some work, in the  lower part of the Okanagan.  Mrs. Shaw accompanies him.  John Compolito was fined  yesterday for catching trout'un-  der lawful size.  Charley Dempsey was in town  last week buying a few luxuries.  He states that Ed. Rippeto has  staked another ranch at the  opposite side of Fish lake, and  that Big Dan came over from  Okanagan the other day and gave  them a joy ride in his auto. Ed  could not come to town this trip,  because he had just planted two  cabbage plants and was herding  them from the squirrels.  The football club decided at a  meeting ou Monday to rent club  rooms where they can spend the  evenings and entertain visiting  clubs. This we believe will fill a  long felt want there being no  place for the young men of  Greenwood to wile away the  long nights. The- club rooms  will be fitted up with dressing  apartments, tables for games and  magazines. A membership' fee  of $1 with an assessment of 25  cents a month will be charged.  A large and enthusiastic meeting of the Greenwood Agricultural Association was held on  Saturday evening when it was  decided to make the third annual  fair the best that has yet been  held. An executive committee  composed of Messrs. F. W, Mc-  Laine, Ted McArthur, P. H. Mc-  Currach, Jas. McCreath and J. L.  White was formed to appoint  sub-committees and other business. The prizes will be much  the same as last year and the list  will be ready early in July.  A record smoker was given at  the Mother Lode mine last Friday evening when superintendent  J, J. Johns, previous to his departure for Sudbury, was presented by the Mother Lode men  with a solid silver salver and  thirty-eight pieces of cut glass.  Mr. Norcross was in the chair,  and able speeches were made by  Messrs. Walters, Lakeland and  others. Quite a number from  Greenwood were present, and the  evening was filled with music,  songs, speeches and goodfellow-  ship.  SUPREME COURT  A sitting of the Snpreme Court  was held on Tuesday, Chief Justice  Hunter presiding. The case of  Bndd Pringle and J. S. Jermyn vs  Jensen for $1,122 was adjourned  until next court. The case of Fair  vs George, involving a sum of  ������3,221.79 is to be settled by the  registraar of the court, and an  auditor from Spokane auditing the  books. In the criminal case Rex  vs Butorcc the defendant was  found guilty of wounding Eleanor  Palmer with intent to do some  grovious bodily harm and sentenced  to eighteen months at hard labor.  The Argo Tunnel  The annual meeting of the Argo  Tunnel Co., took place last Saturday, and was attended by a large  number of shareholders. The minutes of the last meeting were approved and the company expressed  their appreciation of the able manner in which the work had been  carried on during the past year by  passing a vote of thanks to the  president, Mr. Lofstad. Mr. A. O.  Johnson and Mr. Charles Hagan,  of Phoenix, were present. Mr.  Johnson, or Big Andy as his friends  call him is very enthusiastic about  the future of the Argo, and promised a liberal support to the enterprise, The officers for tho ensuing year are Ola Lofstad, president; James McCreath, secretary;  A. 0. Johnson, 0. Hammorstadt,  F. L. White, J. Williamson and R.  Floyd, diroctors.  I Western Float \  ft  Kaslo will soon have a small jam  factory.  There are three milknpeddlers in  Ashcroft.  There are no idle carpenters in  Rossland.  Hedley now has a fire bell that  weighs 410 pounds.  John McLean arrived in Quesnel  ou the 11th of June, 1859.  H. C. Moore of Frank has opened a law oflice in Blairmore.  This week the first cement is being made in East Princeton.  Hail haB injured the coming  apple crop around Penticton.  The original Hotel Penticton in  Penticton was razed last week.  This year there will be a light  fruit crop in the Fraser valley.  A great deal of tobacco has been  planted near Keremeos this year.  Ed Hathway has sold his ranch  at Molson to M. McCoy for $3,000.  The Beaufort hotel in Port  Alberni has been granted a licence.  W. E. Note ware died at Kettle  Falls last week from heart failure.  A Presbyterian church will be  built at Fort McMurray this summer.  .The fruit growers of Kaleden  will market their own crop this  year.  L. H. Prentice of Seattle has reopened the Radbourn hotel in Oroville.  The sawmill on China creek near  Princeton is about to resume operations.  The cement plant at East Princeton should begin producing this  week.  J. A. MacKinnon has added another table to his pool-room in  Trail.  In Kaslo, Charley Lundberg has  laid a cement sidewalk in front of  his hotel.  This month Ed Burden shipped  a carload of horses from Molson to  Edmonton.  At Chilliwack the first ripe  strawberries were picked on the  6th of June.  Dr. Welsh has been practising  dentistry in the Cariboo district for  thirty years.  The C.P.R. will electrify its line,  between Castlegar and Rossland  this summer.  Since the first of April twenty-  five new postoffices have been  opened in B.C.  Sam Long has a ranch at Francis lake, and is raising acres of  potatoes this year.  Mrs. Ben Stout has opened a  store in Rossland. She calls it the  Frog Candy Store.  The brick block in Rossland  occupied by Betts & Oddy was sold  last weok for $G,000.  In Molson recently the ladies  blacked up and gave a first-class  minstrel performance.  Charles Barnes has gone to England, He lived at Skeena river  points for thirty years.  This year the high water in  Kaslo was ten feet short of the  record it made in 1S9-1.  L. 2\. Bonuer was sent three  months to jail for dynamiting  ditches at Barkerville.  For using electric light without  permission a man in Ladysmith  was lined $10 aud costs.  A Montana stockman has sold  forty Percheron horses to the  ranchers near Aldermere.  The freight race on ore from New  Hazelton to Trail has been reduced  from 313.40 to 811 a ton.  Tho citizens of Clinton have subscribed $900 towards the starting  of a newspaper in that town.  With au axe Cecil Grant recently killed an Octopus at Shoal harbor that.was fourteen feet long.  At a cost of 8100,000 tho second  largest wireless station in Canada  will be built at Le Pas, Manitoba.  Peter Peterson of Ymir has invented a gold saving machine that  will be valuable to placer miners.  From Granby Bay sixty-two  miles of trails are being built to  different groups of raining claims.  Twenty years ago petitions were  circulated in Chilliwack, asking  that no fishing licences bo given to  Japs. '  Express parcels up to 200 pounds  are carried by auto stages from  Ashcroft to Quesnel for eight cents  a pound.  The United Empire coal mine  near Princeton is employing twenty  men and producing thirty tons of  coal daily.  This spring 0. H. Bickle of  Trail rode from Ashcroft to Hazelton, 5S0 iniliw, on a bicycle iu  sovontoen days.  The Shnswap bridge across the  South Thompson is open for traffic.  It contains 800,000 fceb of lumber  and cost $28,000. -       ;   ' '��������� "  F.' L. Charleson's general store,  at Telkwa was burned this month.  All of the mail was saved,   but.  hardly any'of tbe goods.  There are 20,000 people in Medicine Hat. The principal business  in that town twenty years ago was  the selling of buffalo horns to tourists.  Two buffaloes have been sent  from Canada to an exhibition in  Ireland. This will show the Irish  what fine cattle wo can raise in the  great west.  W. T. Shatford of Vernon saw  the Derby in England this month  and was an eye-witness of'tho suffragette incident that proved fatal  to Miss Emily Davidson.  The contract for the doublo-  tracking tunnel through the Sel-  kirks has been let by the C.P.R, to  Foley Bros., AVelch & Stewart. It  will be five miles in length.  Carl Faulk has a fox farm at  Carcross.     He   recently   secured  fifteen silver gray, and one black -  fox on the Kluane trail, about 100  miles west of Whitehorse, Yukon.  In Ainsworth last week Charles  Olsen ��������� had potatoes in blossom.  Charles was a farmer in his younger days, and knows how to raise  the lemons that made Ireland  famous.  While drunk Billy Cohen fell off  his horse at Rich Bar, four miles  west of Oroville, and. died shortly  afterwards. He was raised by the  late Frank Richter and had lived  forty years at Keremeos.  Last week the body of Wm.  Brown was found alongside the  road a few miles from Fairview.  Brown had evidently died for  lack of food. He was a civil engineer, and a native of England.  Fred Lucas and Odo Chamberlain were drowned last month in  the Upper Fraser river at the  mouth of Willow river by the upsetting of their canoe. - They were  on the survey staff of Green Bros.  & Burden.  The Kaslo Kootenaian states  that. it is reported; that Mr. and  Mrs. Snow have sold the Outlet  hotel at Proctor to the C.P.R. for  $34,000. It is claimed that Snows  have made $75,000 running, the  Outlet hotel since they bought it  from Tom Proctbr years ago.  Luther King died at Florence,  Oregon, from a rattlesnake bite  that he received eighteen years  ago. Every August for the past  eight years sores would appear on  his feet, aud he would remain in a  state of coma during that month.  Rattlesnakes are blind and shed  their skins in August.  Prominent St. Paul and Spokane  men think the country around  Molson is the best in the State of  Washington and think. that that  towu will have a population of  2,500 when it has direct connection  with the coast. Bridesville is not  far away and it should grow and  prosper like Molson when Jim  Hill's tortoise line gets to. the seaside.  Colonel Egan is ill in Rossland  and will not be able to leave the  hospital for a month. The Colonel  is one of the few old time newspaper men of the Kootenay. Ho  belongs to the west having arrived  in 'Frisco in 1S54, when he was  four years old. His many friends  wish him speedy recovery and hope  that he will keep on this side of  the great divide for many decades.  The world needs men like Colonel  Egan.  The Progress states that in  Chilliwack judgement has been  handed down by His Honor Judge  Howay in the action of Young  against Derby on the rights of the  latter to destroy a dog which had  bitten him. Young claimed damages for the loss of the dog and  Derby had a counter claim for  damages from the bite. The judge  decided that Derby should pay  damages of $200 with costs, and  Young, $50 with costs.  Send for a catalogue of headstones and monuments, made by  the Kootenay Monumental Works,  Nelson, B. C.  E. Williamson of Rock Creek  has just received returns from  two cars of silver-lead ore shipped to Trail from his Sunnysidc  claim, the ore gave returns of  near the $50 mark and the two  cars netted the owner a nice sum.  Williamson has shown great faith  in the James Lake section having  worked single-handed for some  three years but his confidence  and patience are now rewarded as  it is reported that he can with  thc present state of development  mine himself a ton a day,  f$^lf������Smlif^ THE .LEDGE,   GREENWOOD,   BRITISH  .COLUMBIA.  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 in the mine to the  king who sits on the cushions of the throne. It believes that advertising is the life of trade; and that one of the noblest works of  creation is thc man who always pays the printer.  The Ledge is $2.00 a year in advance, or $2.50 when not so paid.  It is postage free to all parts of Canada, Mexico, Great Britain and  thc county of Bruce. To the United States it is $2.50 a year, always  in advance.  R.  T.  LOWERY  EDITOR    AND    FINANCIER.  The  Face  Upon the Bar-  Room Floor.  GREENWOOD, JUNE 26, 1913.  A blue mark hero indicates that your Subscription has  heonmo deceased, and that tho editor would onco moro  liko to commune with your collateral.  Vkuii.v we say unto you that no  bluff is any good when Death calls  your blind.  Ir the Japs cannot got land in  California they might try the leal  citato mnn in Calgary and Vaucouvei- beforo giving'up in despair.  Just now the city of Nelson  needs a few nf those old time spirits,  who a few years ago, made it the  best town of its size upon the continent.  Titekk is a good opening fnr au  aviator in New Denver. He wonld  jnaUo a fortune taking tourists  from thn Lucerne tn the glacier  across the lake.  Ovrci: in Molson the paper is hollering for a church, while in other  parka of Washington some nf the  papers are hollering for a saloon,  or a jug that never runR dry.  Thk great man Roosevelt is not  a Kentucky colonel. None of  those colonels from Old Kaintuck  wore ever known to sue au editor  for saying that they got full of  whiskey.  This summer   lifo is quiet and  unoventliil in and around the office,  of Greenwood's leading excitment  Last  summer   when   wo  left  the.  doors open the birds would fly into  our sanctum, and sing sweet songs  to us, as wo touched the lever that  moves the world.    This summer sn  far nothing more musical  than a  fat humble-bee. has given ns a call.  Even the mice have deserted   the  office, although we have in sight 50  bars of soap,  20 pounds of roller  composition, two boxes of rubber  bands, and a pot of paste that will  never desort you.    In addition  to  this since some of our neighbors  moved their chickons away we have,  not had a cock-fight, nor haR any  child-like and bland hen laid an egg  in our backyard in emulation of tho  manna stunt of early days.     Still  aud peaceful is our backyard.    Not  a sound  of warring roosters amid  tho rose bushes, nor the cackle of a  hen as she   emeiges through  the  porthole of our woodshed.     And  thus placidly peaceful we are drifting along calmly awaiting the day  when ennui will butt in and break  up the combination.  O-N't-rc Sandon was a wide open  town, but now it is closed so tight,  that it is not advisable to rattle  your teeth in that camp for fear that  the police will run you in for shaking the dice.  This wild western real estate  boom has lost its hot air, and the  land is full of suckers ripe in  ex  perience, but a little short on cash.  This betting upon distant and unseen real estate is much the same  as using dollar bills in rolling cigarettes.  Ix the United States 65 por cent  of the freight carried on the railways is created by the mining industry, and Canada is not far behind. As an instance we might  state that the smelter in Greenwood pays the C.P.R. more than  $500,000 a year for freight charges.  Ax editor in Michigan was recently sued by Teddy Roosevelt  because his paper stated that Teddy  had been drunk, a few times.  Teddy proved that he had never  been drunk, and the editor loBt the  cane. Some me.n get drunk upon  animal spiritH and verbosity, and  only a close observer can tell that  kind of a jag from the one caused  by booze. Bryan and Roosevelt  can now sit at the same table and  fill up on grape- juice.  Thk British Empire ir quite  large, and if all tho peoplo in it  would dig up two dollars we could  build a nnvy that would float  around the earth. It is 53 times  tho size of France, 52 times that of  Germany, 3 1-2 times that of the  United States of America, thrice  the size of Europe, with treble the  population of all the Russias. It  extends over 11,000,000 square  miles, ocenpies one-fifth of the  human race, or 350,000,000 people,  embraces   four continents,  10,000  Bores  Of all the bores above the ground,  who should be sent to glory,   tho  greatest is the one's who's bound  to tell a funny story.    I always  shudder when he comes,   this anecdotal honker, displaying all his  teeth and gums in mirth he cannot  conquer.    I always know just what  he says, when he is just enthusing:  "I heard a yarn the other day that  seemed   to   me   amusing."    Aud  then he starts a hoary tale that is  too fierce to dwell on,  a yarn that  Adam counted stale,   and   Noah  rung   the   bell   on.    I   yawn,   I  shriek, I scowl, I glower, and say  liis yarn is hoary; ib doesn't help,  hour after hour he tells his bearded  story.     The   bright   and    sunny  morning goes, and still the jester  labors:   I  hear him  saying as I  doze:      "The    Paddy   said,   'Be  Jaberal'"    Aud   uow the golden  afternoon is passing, sadily, slowly;  I hope that he'll  be finished soon  with   that   romance   unholy.    In  vain!     Night   comes,    the   stare  appear on high in twiukling giory;  tho  funny man  still  lingers near  and tells his shelhvorn story.   And  when at last he onds  his tale, so  many long hours after,   and  I sit,  gloomy, stern and  pale, without a  sign of laughter, as   though   my  soul were out of joint, ho says���������  the wordy rover!:    "You  do not  scorn to catch the point���������I'll tell  the story over!"���������Walt Mason.  'Twas a balmy summer evening, aud   a  goodly crowd was there,  Which well nigh   filled  Joe's  bar-room  that stood upon the square;  And as   songs   and   witty   stories  came  through the open door,  A vagabond came slowly   in   and stood  upon the floor.  "Where did it con'ie rrom?" someone said  "The wind has blown it in,"  "What does it want?" another cried,  - "some whiskey, rum or gin?"  "Here, Toby, sic him, if your stomach's  equal to the work,  "I wouldn't touch him with a fork, he's  as dirty as a Turk."  This badinage the poor  wretch   look   in  stoical good grace,  In fact he smiled as though he'd struck  the proper place.  "Now boys I know there's goodly hearts  among so good a crowd,  To be in such good company would make  a deacon proud.  "Give me a drink,  that's what   I   want,  I'm out oT funds, you know;  When I had cash to  treat  the gang this  hand was never slow;  What! Vou laugh as though  this pocket  had never held a sou���������  My, hoys, i once was fixed as well as any  oue of you.  "Theie, llianks; that's braced me  nicely;  God bless you; one and all;  Next time  r  pass (his good saloon I'll  make another call.  Give you a song?   I can't   do  that   my  singing days are past,  My voice is gone, my   throat  worn  out,  my lungs are going fast.  Say give  me another whiskey, and I'll  tell you what I'll do;  "I'll tell you a funny story and a fact I'll  promise (oo;  That ever 1 was a decent man, not oue of  you would think,  But I was some four or  five  years   back,  say give me another drink.  "Fill her up, Joe; I want to put some life  into this frame,  Such little drinks to a bum like mc   are  miserably lame.  Five fingers, there, that is the score, and  corking whiskey, too,  Well, boys, here's   luck,  and,   landlord,  my best regards tn you.  "You've treated me pretty kindly,   boys,  and I'd like to tell you how  I came to he the dirty sot you  sec before  you now.  As I told you, once  I  war; a man,  wilh  muscle, frame and health,  Aud but for a blunder, might have made  considerable wealth.  "I was a painter. Not one who daubed  o.-i paint ou wood;  But an artist, and for my age was rated  pretty good,  I worked hard al my canvass, and was  bidding fair lo rise,  Till gradually I saw the star, of Tame before my eyes.  "I painted a picture, 'perhaps you've seen  'tis called the Chase of Fame;  It brought mc   fifteen   hundred-pounds  and added to my name;  And theu I   met a woman.     Now here  comes the funny part,  With eyes that petrified   my   brain  and  sunk into my heart.  "Why clout you laugh?   'Tis funny that  a vagabond like mc  Should ever love a   woman   and expect  her love for me;  But it was so, and fora month her smiles  were freely given.  And when her loving lips touched mine,  it carried mc lo heaven.  Place your orders  For McCot-mick and Deei-ing Cutting  Machinery, Binders, Mowers and.Rakes  BROWNS, -  FERRY, -  WASH.  4������������|*������|*������|*4"fr'fr*4"fr*4"*'4,4"fr ir ir*&**4"fr***  4<  4*  4������  PH������KE 46 FOR  FRESH   STRAWBERRIES   DAILY  Fine Cherries, Sweet   Oranges,   Bananas, Lemons.  Choice Grape Fruit.  "             ARWYING~FRIDAY  New Potatoes, Fresh Tomatoes and Cucumbers.  WESTERN - - HOTELS.  NJSWBIAKKJST   HOTEL  Is the home for all tounstB and  millionaires visiting- New Denver, British Columbia.  A. JACOBSON, Proprietor.  THK   PROVINCE   HOTEL  Grand Forks, B.C., is in the centre  of the city, and furnishes the public  with every accommodation at  reasonable rates.  *       Kmll LiirHoii, Proprietor,  TniO   KAST.O    HOTKIj  Kaslo, B. C,', ifl a comfortable  home for all who travel to that  city.  Cocklo & I'apwortn.  nelson, B, ft  First-class in everything1.  Steam heat, electric light,'  private baths. Telephone  in every room. First-class  bar and barber shop.   .  'Bus meets all trains.  The Greenwood Grocery *  WHERE QUALITY IS KING  ifr4*4)>J%?tyJfr$"fr'fr'fri":t"& ^������f^*f*M#^*8"f'f'������������������������  Thinking Themes  Inlands,   500  2,000 riven.  promontorioH,   and  A vaccum iB a large empty space  where tho Pope Hvch.  Smith���������"I hear you've got a  new tenor in the choir. What  kind of voice has   ho?     Good?"  Jones���������"Good? I should say  sol It's so good none of tho othor  tenors will speak to him."  Speak the word of praise, of encouragement; it makes you bigger  and helps in life's struggle.  "Boys did yon ever see a ylrl for whom  your sonl you'd give?  With a form like IMilo Venus, too beautiful to live.  With lips that would beat the Koh-i-noor  and a wealth of chestnut hair?  If so, 'twas she, for there never was  another half so fair.  "I was working at a portrait one afternoon in iMay,  Of a fair haired boy, a friend of mine,  who lived across the way,  And Madaline admired it, and, much to  my surprise,  Said she'd like to see thn man with such  dreamy eyes.  'Tt didn't take lonjj to know him, and  before a month had down  My friend had stolen my darling, and I  was left alone;  And before a year of misery had passed  above my head,  The jewel I had treasured so had tarnished and was dead.  "That's why I took to drink, boys;  why  I never saw yon smile;  I thought   that   you'd   be   amused and  lauj;hiiif{all the while.  Why; what's the matter friend?   I saw a  tear drop in your eye;  Come laugh like me, 'tis only  babes and  women that should cry.  Now, if you {jive me another drink, boys  it will make me glad,  And I'll draw right here the  picture that  drove me mad.  Give mc thai piece of chalk   wilh which  you mark the baseball score,  You shall see thc lovely Madaline   upon  the barroom floor."  Another drink, and wilh chalk  iu  hand  the vagabond began  To draw a face that well  might buy the  soul of any man,  And as he added the last wavey lock upon  the shapely head,  With a fearful shriek,  lie rose,  and  fell  across Ihe picture, dead.  TMuy is actively exerted for the  plpitfiuro. of the exertion.  Th diil'i'i-R from work in that work  is iiPl.ive.ly cxertod for some pleasure to result; from the exertion.  Words, like people, have all  sorts of rnalations���������Rome respectable and others that trail oil' into  other degrees of dispute.  Ono of fcho questionable relatives  of play is sport.  Sport is pliiywith a list. It is  play twisted, abnormal, more or  less off color.  Pl.-iy is found in its pure state  mostly among children. Grownups, as a rule, lose the art. Look  out of the window <my day, or pass  by the school-yard, and yon can  see Simon-pure play���������children on-  gaged in the games of leap-frog,  foot-and-a-half, marbles, hopscotch, tag, prisoner's base, and  pussy -.wants-a-cornor.  lsTot one adult in five hnndred  has sense enough to take part in  such pastimes as these.  Having forgotten how to play,  we have invented sport.  Play is fun; sport is alleged fun.  Billiards, pool, bowling, poker,  horse racing, joy riding, and turkey trotting bear about the same  relation to real play that the glow  of fever or alcoholic excess bears to  the glow from skipping the rope.  Play is simple, natural, inevitable.    Sport is complex,  conven-  the city is that it has plenty of  luxurious clubs for the diseased  sports of nervously wrecked adults,  and no playgrounds for children.  "The modern world," said Professor Ferroro at fcho Lucerne congress, "is paying Nature's price for  the excesses to which it gives way  ���������a price that takes the form of  nervous diseases, madness, suicide,  and sterility. Those who afctompt  to lead it back to a saner ideal of  lifo render it a service the need of  which is best shown by tho fury  with which the ideal is apparently  rejected.���������Dr. Frank Crane,  SHKHUKOOKK   HOUSE  Nelson; IJ. C. One minute's walk  from U. P. K station. Cuisine  unexcelled; Woll heated and ventilated,  LAVINGE & DUNK. Propiletors.  TUKMONT   HOUSIC  Nelson, 15. C, ifl run on tho American and European plan. Steam  heated rooms. All white labor.  Special attention paid to dining-  room.  Itiipnoiiio & Ciimplioll, Props,  TULAMEEN HOTEL  Princeton, Ii, C.. is the headquarters for miners, investors  and railroad men. A fine loca;  tion and everything first-class  KIRKPATRICK & MALONE, Proprietors.  I!HII)KSVII,r,K   iio-j-jcr,.  Bridesville, B. C. This hotel is  within easy reach of all the leading  Boundary towns and the centre ol  a fine fanning district.  THOMAS   WAT.SII.   Propi-lolnr.  THE SIMILKAMEEN HOTEL  Princeton. This lintel is new, conifortable  well-furnished, ami is close tn tlie railway  depot. Modern accommodation and sample rooms.  SUMMERS & WARDLE. Proprietors  QUEEN'S   HOTEL,  PHOENIX     B.   C.  The Newest and Largest Hotel in  the City. Everything neat, clean  and comfortable. Steam heat and  electric light. Meals and drinks at  all hours.  ,  CHISHOLM & HARTMAH  Props.  ON PARUQ FRANCAIS  NATIONAL HOTEL  ��������� GREENWOOD, B. C.  The  Really Best House  in the Boundary.  Recently Remodelled and  Strictly Up-to-Dalc.  Restaurant iu connection  OWEN   BOYER  PROP  We must all pass through the  liery trial before wo got homo,  heaven.    All are pilgrims hero.  Tho knocker, liko sour land,  produces noxious weeds.  tional, unrestful.  Play tones tho body and mind.  Sport leads to various morbidities.  Americans call it sport when  fifty thousand of them sit for two  hours on the bleachers and watch  eighteen men work at baseball.  Children would never do that.  They would not be happy unless  they could climb down and get in  the game.  Neither could children bo induced to sit up all night in a room  reeking with tho fumes of whiskey  and tobacco and bet nn cards; fnr  this is not play; it is a species of  nou i asthenia.  Tlio reason modern adults cannot play is that thoy are insane.  They have accepted the absurd  gospel of ("Jetting On, which always produces insanity. Tho  cream of their energy is devoted to  driving, sehoming, und working in  order to obtain moro money, finer  houses, richor clothing, and more  lackeys than othor peoplo havo.  Thoy sell their health of body and  mind for precedence, pride and  publicity. Those who fail talk  suicido. Those who succeed aro  nervous wrecks.  It is tho ambition of most of us  to be finally idle. To have enough  money to do nothing is our heaven  here below.  Sport is tho play of tho idle, and  tho idle cannot play.  Tot-haps tho most terrible indict  ment that can ho  brought against winter and cold spring.  The Crops  Ottawa, June 13.���������A bulletin of  tho Census and Statistics Oflice  issued today gives preliminary  estimates of tho areas sown to the  principal grain crops and reports  on their condition at the end of  May, according to tho returns received from crop-reporting correspondents throughout Canada. The  reports show that the month of  May proved cold and dry with  frequent night frosts and that these  conditions, whilst favorable to  seeding, retarded the growth of the  crops sown and caused them to be  unseasonably backward.  The total area under wheat in  Canada is provisionally estimated  afc 9,S1G,300 acres, or 57,900 acres  more than in 1912, athe area in  spring wheat being S,990,500 acres,  or 13,100 acres more. Oats occupy  9,00S,500 acres compared with  9,210,900 acres in 1912, an increase  of 391,GOO acres, barley occupies  1,425,000 acres, an increase of  10,000 acres and rye 12G,500 acres,  a decrease of 9,G10 acres. For  wheat, barley and oats taken together the increase represents 459,-  500 acres. Tho estimated acreage  under hay and clover is 7,475,600  acres compared with 7,733,600  acres last year.  For the three Northwest provinces of Manitoba, Saskatchewan  and Alberta the total wheat area is  estimated at 9,013,S00 acres, as  compared with 8,901,800 acres,  that of oats at 5,207,700 acres compared with 809,800 acres, these  (inferences representing increases  of 52,000 acres for wheat, 293,800  acres for oats and 42,S00 acres for  barloy, or 38S,(!00 acres for the  throe crops.  On May 31 the conditions of tho  crops was reported as generally  favorable throughout Canada, Expressed in porcontage of tho usual  standard of 100, taken as representing tho promiso of a full crop,  the condition on May 31 for the  Dominion was as follows: Fall  wheat 80. G2, spring wheat 91.G5,  oats 91.72, barley 91.19, rye 87.70,  peas 88.24, mixed grains 90.15,  hay and clover 81.12, pastures  85.0S and alfalfa 77.. At the  corresponding date last year the  condition of fall wheat was only  71.40. All the other eropB were  thou above 90, excepting rye 88.24,  peas 83.85 and mixed grains 87.72.  Tho poor condition this year of  alfalfa is duo to the effects of tho  HOTEL KEREMEOS  Opposite depot. Extensive alter  atious have recently heen 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. K1RBY  HOTEL CASTLEGAR, Castlegar Junction. All modern. Excellent  accomodations for tourists and  drummers. Boundary train leaves  here at 9.10 a.m.  W. H.   GAGE Proprietor  GRANITE CREEK HOTEL  Granite Creek, B. C. Headquarters for miners, prospectors and  railroad men. Good stabling in  connection. Tasty meals and  pleasant rooms.  H, GOODISSON, 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 and cigars.  JAMES HENDERSON  Pro rletoi  WINDSOR HOTEL  The Windsor Hotel is one of the  best furnished hotels in the West.  It is located in the heart of Creeling* wood and within easy reach of all  the financial and commercial institutions of the Copper Metropolis. Heated with steam aud lit  by electricity. Commodious sam- ���������  pin rooms. The bar is replete  with all modern beverages and  the cafe never closes. Rooms  reserved by telegraph-  Tho Windsor Hotel Co  E. J. Cartier, Mgr.  GRAND CENTRAL   HOTEL   Opposite Postoffice, NELSON, B.C.  American aud European Flans,  H. H. PITTS, Prop.  CENTRAL HOTEL  PHOENIX.  One of the largest hotels in  the city.   Beautiful location,  fine rooms and tasty meals.  A. O. JOHNSON  PROP.  I  1  EHOLT, B. C.  DAVID 0XLEY  . Proprietor.  7  ���������  7  7  7  7  7  7  7  7  7  7  7  %  fl[T your Razors Honed |  ULl and Your Baths at f  FRAWLEY'S "  5S  BARBER SHOP  GREENWOOD.  t  Subscribers are reminded tbat  The Ledge is $2 a year when  paid in advance. When not so  paid it is $2.50 a year.  ARG������  TUNNEL  The Argo Tunnel is a few  minutes walk from the centre of Greenwood, and less  than half a mile from the  smelter. The mining of ore  in this property means great  prosperity for the entire district.  OIvA LOFSTAD  President  JAMES McCREATH  Secretary.  quickly ntopa cough?!,  cures coldn, und heals  1 the threat and lunga.      :i      it      HO centi.  When you want a hcadstono or  monument write to the Kootenay  Monumental Works, Nelson, B.C.  i  n  1  fig  1  S3 THE  LEDGE,   GREENWOOD,   BRITISH   COLUMBIA!  MANUFACTURING JEWELER  The Only Up-to-Date Optical    M_l���������_  Department in the Interior.    nelSOIl,  O.  C.  /,���������?  LI'ISOUE IA* ITALY  "f  you who decide what you  to  do  in  Italy,"  said  the  Km:..:������x<*.:������:..x������:������^  TEMPERANCE  is all right if shorn of humbuggery.  Too much water drinking is just  as injurious as too much liquor or  nnylhing else.  OUR PURE WINES  AND LIQUORS  are medicinal if not abused. Every  household should have a moderate  supply of pure wines or liquors in  the closet for emergency���������either  unexpected visitors or sudden illness, when a drop of pure liquor  in time may forestall all necessity  for drugs.  Greenwood Eiqwor ftmpm, Importers, greenwood, B. ft. ������  ������ to:- /mtsrira, for home!  A "'I'll talio you lo Po  * .'e:-c'l .'iraclously, 'for 8  7,    "I brpofid niysoif for  t  $  .11  if.  i  i  P. B  C  Defers in Fresh and Salt Meats, Fish  atid Poultry. Shops in nearly all the  towns of thc Boundary and Kootenay.  COPPER STREET, GREENWOOD, B.C.  il  I  i  "I  n  I Greenwood to Phoenix Stage |  B Leaves Greenwood Daily at 3 p. m. ������������  B Arrives Greenwood Daily at 10 a. m. =f  B GREENWOOD OFFICE        - - CLUB CIGAfiSTORE 3  B JOHN FULLER  PROPRIETOR 3  ��������� ���������*n  Tlie Midway Store for  General Merchandise, Boots, Shoes,  Dry Goods, ���������[ Hardware, Sleighs,  Wagons, Buggies and all kinds of  Agricultural and Horticultural Implements and Appliances.  JAS. G. McMYNN, MIDWAY, B. C-  "it ���������  i"3    f  V, ;.rr:-.!i.  "It's tho cabby.  "I iV.ught I was going to leave  V. pics tbat morning. In fact, I had  ny m..sus with me as I stood at tha  ''.������������������or v ;-,;!c the porter whistlcJ for  a cab, .seven of which rushedout of  i'ic fhimmerJn'g sunlight around tha  .-irn.r at me. A handsome young  i-vbl-y grabbed the valises, put them  l'1 the cab, helped me in, and started  Oi'!'.  '"I want to go to the station,' 'I  told h!m as we went along, 'I'm going  horn.'  "!'<���������> slowed up. rested his left hand  on the bad; of the seat, turned half  way around ,and said smilingly In  French:  "Ton  want to go to Pompeii?'  "���������.'vol'   1   cried.   'I   want   to   go   to  tlie frt.at.ion.    r am starting for home,  fo:- /mtsrira, for home!'  ompeii,' he of-  lire.'  niysoif for the conflict.  ."'I  want  to go  home,'  I  declared.  1? I  went to Pompeii, I wouldn't go  over that old road anyway. I'd go by  irnin.   That's the same road you take  to Vesuvius.    I  was over it tho day  before yesterday.    It is  full of beggars  and   nits.'  "My driver paid not tho slightest  attention. Instead he pointed proudly  fo a passing cabby.  '"That's my brother,' he grinned,  idding softly, 'I'll take you to Pompeii  for 7 lire.'  "'A  handsome fellow ,'I said, 'and  f ynu  paid  me 7 lire I  wouldn't go  :.o Pompeii to-day. , I'm going home.'  "lie drove awhile, men turned and  smiled  at me ap-iin.  '"This road takes you to tho sta-  '!on,' he said, 'and to Pompeii, too.  I'll t.-ihc you :0 Pompeii for C Pre. A  irho'c lr--- day, a handsome dr'ver,  i fine - ������������������age, and all to yom-self  'or li lire,' he summed up, flashing a  Tiumnhant face full upon me.  "'If you gave me the nab.and the  ".arnr-ss and the horse thrown in,' I  wnilcd. 'I wouldn't go. You couldn't  ������������������ay me to go, I know that old road.  Resides, I want to start for home.  Amorike! Home!'  "He drove and drove. I got absorbed in 'the things we passed. In  'he doorways, bank of which waa Invariably the single'room of tho family,  rhe one large bed. the three oh.i'ri at  the foot of it .the table,, and In the  rear the altar, before which burned  'he little lamp to the Blessed Virgin,  and in her humble worshippers, who  lived. It seemed, on the door steps,  iliere being only oue room ins.do.  "There played the children, the  little ragged girls of 5 and I! holding  the bambino done up in swaddling  clothes, tossinjr It between ihem as  they would toss an overgrown doll,  and the boys more ragged >���������<-!. If that  were possible. There were the dogs,  eats, the chickens, ami now and then  a proud turkey. Ignomin'ou^y tied,  far from barnyards and iU kind, by a  string   lo   a   post.  "1 didn't, know whl^h 1 r-'tlcrl most,  the babies In training for cripples  swaddled so, their tiny Mirr"* ;o unnaturally bound, the unwashed cats  and docs, or the turkeys in ch.-'ins.  "I recalled my destination wi'.h a  start.  " 'Where  know..  " 'The station Is about a mile back  yonder,' my handsome driver said  stolidly, 'and you'll be too late for  your train. I'm taking you lo Pompeii  now for 5  lire.'  "I could have .wept, but what was  the use? I was now too late for my  train.  "'Anyway,* I petitioned, 'you'll rescue me from the beggars. Won't  you?   When  you   get   to  them   drive  AN  Ninety  ALABASTER SPHINX.  Ton  Statue Unearthed on thc  Plains of Memphis,  Another sphinx, weighing ninety tons  und carved from a single rock of alabaster, has been unearthed at a point  between the world famed colossi on  the waterlogged plains of Memphis, in  Kgypfc.    For hundreds of years it has  laid  in a  recumbent position,  burled  beneath the sands on the road to Sak-  kureh.    Today  it is  half exposed to  view, and next year it is to be raised to  u vertical position above the water line.  This  newly  found  sphinx was  betrayed iu its hiding place by its tail,  which Mr. Mackuy, one of the students  of (lie British school in Egypt, discovered about a year ago.   This year when  the  water on the plain subsided the  complete,ligure was excavated and was  found to measure some fourteen feet  high   aud   twenty-six  feet  in  length.  Alabaster being a rock foreign to the  neighborhood, says the London Stand-  ard, Uie new sphinx ranks as the largest that has ever been transported.  The ligure bears no inscription, but is  considered by Professor Flinders Petrie, the director of the British school  In Egypt, to have been carved about  KJOO B. 0.  Many other remarkable discoveries,  taking the mind back as far as 5500  B. 0. and lifting the veil of centuries  from Egypt's romantic story, have also  boon made by the same school and with  tbe exception of a red granite group of  Itanioses II. and the god Ptah, which  will be sent directly to the Carlsberg  museum at Copenhagen, and a few  other details aro now on exhibition at  University college, Gower street. They  include many objects quite new to  Egyptologists.'  Among these are coffins made of bas-  ketwork, reeds or withes, sandal trays,  an ax handle In which the grip is composed of delicately knotted string, a  pot of unbiirned incense for a fire offering of 4000 B. 0. and numerous  pieces of timber showing by their formation tbe principles of building construction that were in vogue nearly  0,000 years B. C.   .  By a wireless from Nelson it is learned  that D, J, Robertson is still several laps  ahead of the sheriff, and it is thought that  he will eventually reach a haven of rest  Hoveverhis furniture still looks good to  those who love beautiful homes and have  the cash in their jeans,  Notice of Assignment.  NEW ADVERTISING SCALE.  .'he newspapers in Greenwood, Phoe-  : and Grand Forks have adopted the  The  nix ana Grand Forks have adopted  following scale for legal advertising:  Application   for   Liquor   Licence  -'30 days) g5i0a  Lertilicate of Improvement Notice  (6o days)   Application to Purchase Land Notices (6o days)   Delinquent Co-owner Notices (90  ,��������� ,cln>;?)-. ....Jtro.oo  Water Notices (small) ^7<50  All other legal advertising, 12'cents' a  line, single column, for the first insertion; and 8 cents a line for eacli subsequent insertion.   Noupariel measurement  the  17-50  S7.50  COUNTY COURT OF YALE.  I'ule will  rconwood,  1!U3, at  ronoon  By order,  WALTER DEWDNEY,  Kerrlstrur C. (J. of Y.  THE NEW PARIS.  Thoroughbred Eggs and  Fowls For Sale  Partridge Wyandottcs  Partridge Rocks  Hlue Andalusiaus  Silver Spangled Hamburg's  Empire Strain of Brown Leghorns .  Indian Runner Ducks  ROBERT CLARK,. GRAND FORKS  are   wo?'   I   demanded   to  Up-to-Date Methods,  Sixteen Years Experience.  Are the reasons for my great success in all diseases of  men. 1 keep abreast of the times and adopt every new  method that lias*pro\-ed successful. Tliisce.xpl.iins why I  um the'oldest specialist in Spokane and have been for  seven years iu the same location. No pise turned away  unless it is incurable. I welcome cases that others have  failed to relieve. My own special methods cure where  others fail,  Visit cur Free Anatomical Museum  OUR  ILLUSTRATED  BOOKLET FOR THE  ASKING  If you cannot visit me personally, do as hundreds of  others have done und are doing'. Write me full details  of your case and I will prescribe my treatments that  are guaranteed lo cure ever,- case that is not incurable  No cure no pay.  Dr. Kelley,   210 Howard St.,    Spokane, Wash.  Don't Be HOODWINKED  WE NEVER CHANGE BRANDS  r  Greenwood City Waterworks Company  !J* Jt'Jt J* Jt Jt Jtjtjtjt J* Jijtjt J* Jtjt  "J  II  ARE A I QUALITY  OS  TfieBRILUANTES  Arc the Best Clear llavanasln Canada  Made by Union Labor in the best Hy-  jrlciile 1'itctory in the country.   Call for  them and get value for your money in-  stead of rope  WILBERC & WOLZ, Prop. B.C. Cigar  Factory, New Westminster, B. C.  Leaves Mother Lode  9,30 a. m.  6:30 p. m.  Leaves Greenwood  2:00 p.  in.  8:30 p.  m.  Saturday last stag-c leaves  Mother Lode 6 p. m. Returning-,  leaves Greenwood 10 p. in  Greenwood office  NORDEN   HOTEL  &M#J*J*J*J������jXJlJljllj*j*jtj*jtjt  00<K>00<X>0<X>0<K>000<>000<>0<>00  Adams & Brown  Dealers in  Grain & Flour, and RolW  Oats  fast.'  "To my amazement j lie complied.  ..Ye sped past the man with the withered arm, the cripple tangled up with  the donkey, and passed another cab.  The driver flung a bright look at mo.  "'Do you see that man7* he asked.  " 'Yes.' I  answered. l  " 'Well, ho's my brother,' gloated  lie.  He seemed to have an oversupply of  brothers, but he endeavored to compensate for bringing me out of my  ���������vny for five lire by showing ma the  sights.  "Ue pointed out all the plcturas of  ���������he saints by the roadside, the crucifixes on the walls, the Holy Virgins  at the corners of the lead-colored  houses, until at last the wide sweep  of level country .where the dust and  ashes of the burled city were began  to show.  "Arrived there, a babbling guide  hurried me through with the velocity  of a whirlwind, showed me broken  columns, old fountains, Madusa heads  with the faces worn away by hands  long slnco ashes, the burled dog, Its  mouth In the attitude of barking,  prints of chariot wheels, gray walls  through the apertures of 'which the  smoky poak of tho mountain that had  done all the harm glowed purple,  and hurried mo out again through the  gate to my cab.  "My cabby stood there smiling, a  man beside him who was even handsomer than ha.  " 'My brother,' said he.  "I smiled and bowed, and we started ovor tie long gray road of the  poor to Naples.  "The sight saddened me. I wished  I hnd startod for America, for home!  As wo bumped ovor the terrible slags  of the Naples streets my resentment  grow. It was not lessened by tho behavior of my guido. Three times  moro ho had pointed out brothers.  Now he leaned over to me, smiled,  and pointed out another before we  drove up to my door.  "Somo acquaintances ran out, amazed at seeing mo.  "'I thought,' they cried, 'that youi  started for homo this morning.'  "'I thought so, too,' said I, 'but my  cabby thought differently.'"  It Irritates Sculptor Rodin, Who Roast*  tho Architects.  The Paris of other days la gone.  Our contemporaries are enemies of tho  old stones. Frightful and colossal  buildings are everywhere replacing  the lovely houses of the older time.  There are only two or three Parisians  who remember and regret. Rodin, the  sculptor, in his Hotel Biron grumbles  without ceasing at modern architects.  He puts them in the same class with  surgeons and gardeners. He formulates upon these three kinds of people  this judgment:  "Put a gardener before a beautiful,  natural tree and he fells it to the  ground; a surgeon before a beautiful  young woman and he will cut into her  and kill her; an architect before a  marvelous old building and he will  raze It to the earth."  ���������  Anatole France also deplores the disappearance of Paris of the past centuries. "All the modern houses," he  says, "however costly they may be,  appear poor because they are too high.  A great height given to the houses Is a  sign that they are economizing ground  space. This idea of economy darkens  the beauty of construction. Beautiful  architecture has always been more extended than elevated. The lower houses  of old Paris had au air of freedom;  those of today express a kind of rapaa  lty."���������CrI de Paris.  fy.ii "  %    GREENWOOD, B. C.  Dealer in Farms, Ranches  Fruit Lands and Dai  iches |  iries, *  ���������Thousands of acres of  the best fruit and agricul/  tural lands in the best  B,   C.   climate   at   very  X reasonable terms,  SILVER  AND  GOLDEN  Kennedy's Improved Champion Strain  -    THE LIVING EGG MACHINES  An Uneasy Volcano.  Toward the end of July the crater  of Etna showed signs of renewed activity.    Ou  July  30,' says  Nature,  a  column of vapor, with ashes and la-  pilli, rose from the new mouth formed  on the northeast side of the central  crater on May 2S, 1911.   This was followed by another outburst on Aug. 3  at 6 p. m. and by a still  more pronounced eruption on the following day.  At 10:4(> a. m. on Aug. 4 a great column of vapor rose from the same vent  to a height of ten kilometers and then  drifted off to the southeast, covering  the southeast flank of the volcano with  ashes as  far as  Oanizzara.    Shortly  before this, from  July  2S to 31.  increased    activity    also    prevailed    In  Stromboll,   where  there   were  strong  shocks, loud rumbllug noises and considerable eruptions of vapor and Incandescent material.  Eggs and Fowls for Sale  These   Silver   Campiiies   are   from   the  Silver King Cock that took the prize at  the Crystal  Palace show and   all  over  England  ROBERT CLARK, GRAM FORKS  Synopsis of Coal Mining Regulations.  QOAL HiiiiiiiR rights of the Dominion,  in Manitoba, Saskatchewan and Alberta, the Yukon Territory, the Northwest Territories and in a portion of British  Columbia, may be leased for a term of  twenty-one years at an annual rental of  ft an acre. Not more than 2,560 acres  will be leased to one applicant.  Application for a lease must be made  by tlie applicant in person to the Agent  or Sub-Agent of the district iu 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.  Eacli 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 royalty, shall be  paid on the merchantable output of the  mine al the rate of five cents per ton.  The person operating the "mine shall  furnish the Agent wilh sworn returns  accounting for the full quantity of merchantable coal mined and pay the royalty  thereon: If the coal mining rights 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 to purchase whatever available  surface rights may be considered necessary for the working of the mine at the  rate of jfio.oo an acre.  For full information application should  be made to the Secretary ofthe Department of the Interior, Ottawa, or to any  Agent or Sub-Agent of Dominion Lands.  W. \V. CORY,  Deputy Minister of the Interior.  N.B.���������Unauthorized publication of this  advertisement will not be paid for  t/I0'^ \lhe^y ^ven tbat> Pursuant'  to the "Creditors' Trust Deeds Act," and  amending Acts,   The Russell-Law-Caul-  wfH, w?^' Wni.ited. a body Corporate  with Head Office at the city of Greenwood  111 the Province of British Columbia, and  carrying on business as General- Mer-'  tn^lS'r u ��������� "S flay "mrle an assignment/  r r������lL "'IUlreal aml Perso,,al Property,  credits, and effects which may be seized ���������  ?������?hldorr,attra.chc^ "der execution for  the benefit of its creditors.  A meeting of creditors will be held at  the office of Kelly, Douglas & Co., limited, 367 Water Street, Vancouver, B.C.,  on Monday the 30th day of June, 1913, at  the hour of 4 o'clock in the afternoon, to '  receive a statement of affairs and for the  general ordering of the estate;   and the ���������  creditors are   hereby notified to attend  such meeting either in person or by re- '  preventative.  _ All claims must be filed with the undersigned, verified by statutory declaration,  and to entitle lanv creditor to vote his  claim must he filed on or before the date  .  of the meeting.  .; All persons indebted to the said The  'Russell-Jjaw-Caulfield Company, Limited  are required to pay the amount due by  them to the said assignee forthwith.    '  And itirther take notice that on and  after the 31st day of July, 1913, the said ���������  assignee will proceed to distribute the  assets of the debtor amongst the parties  entitled thereto, having regard to claims  only of which he has then received  notice, and that he will not be liable for  the said assets, or any part thereof, to  any person or persons of whose claim  notice shall not have been received by '  him at the above last mentioned dale.  Dated at the city of Vancouver, Province of British Columbia, this 13th day  of June, 1913,  ROBERT KEIvT.Y,  Assignee.  MINERAL ACT  Certificate of Improvements.  NOTICE.  Enterprise .intl Teresa Fraction Mineral Claims,  situate in tlie Greenwood Mining- Division  of Yale District.   Where located:  On Ncls-  creek about two miles from the West Fork  of the Kettle river.  '"T-'AKE NOTICE that I, Sydney M. Johnson  -L     actnifi-us as?eut for Teresa M. Graham,  Free Miner's  Certificate No. 75S35.B,   intend  sixty days from  date  hereof, to apply  to the  Milling Recorder fora Certificate of Improve,  men ts, for the purpose of obtaining1 a Crown  Grant of the above claims.  Aud further take notice that action under section 37, must be commenced before the issue of  such Certificate of Improvements.  Dated this 2nd day of June, A. D, 1913.  SYDNEY M. JOHNSON.  LIQUOR  ACT,  (Section 49)  1910  About Float.  Float is uot 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 the  (F=-  LYNN CREEK DAIRY  =^  DELIVERED  To any part of the city or district  J. McDONELL, Proprietor  ,\;Jr\?j.\ E 1S '"���������ebr en-en that on the Ifith  tuZil. Jul.y,"cx}> application will be made to  trn,,?J������ }'lt<;?deat ������J Provin<:ial Police for the  tranter of a licence for the sale of liquor bv re-  wll.'i"-J"d,?po? M"5  Premises known as "The  fi���������,rrid|re Hotel, s-tuate at Westbridge.B. C,  Columbia   Etollepare t0 Loilis cle.O- ������f British  Dated this lGth day of June 1913.'f  EMILE ETCHEPARE,  Holder of License  LOUIS CLERY    Applicant for Transfer  Towels For Wiping Machinery.  T.he use of waste for wiping machinery has become such a serious source  of expense that efforts are being made  in more than one establishment to cut  down this Item, with the result that in  one large machine establishment of this  country Turkish towels are now made  use of as a substitute, and the change  has shown u very considerable economy.   Fresh towels are supplied at regular intervals, and the soiled ones are  collected nud cured for until a sufficient number has accumulated to make  It worth while to put them through a  washing process, by which the oil ls  recovered and made use of n second  time.    This recovered oil is available  for lubricating railroad switches and  similar work.���������Kansas City Star.  ���������^MIWMIIlMUMiiUmilll,IIIIWII^,lci������n������gnW'i'fiiiji.^1ntT8������  McCarthy was boasting of tho pro-  minonco of his family In hygono ages  "But thoro woro no McCarthy's Id  Noah'n ark," mild O'Brien. "No,"  Biiid MoCarthy, "our family was vcrj  oxolunlvo In thoao days aud had yuchti  of thoir own."  Melbourne's Fre* Lunch Revolt.  Melbourne, where the "freo lunch"  has flourished for many years, Is the  scene of a revolt against that popular  institution. The rebels are not the  free lunchers, but the hotel keepers,  whom custom compels to provide the  gratuitous midday feasts for everybody who buys a six cent glass of beer.  Melbourne restaurants recently raised  the price of meals, and the consequences is a ruinous rush to the free  lunch counter lunchea In the botaln.    -  J. It.  CAMERON,  Loading Tailor of the Kootenays.  KASLO,    B.   C.  i  1,  *(  j^C  Try Dr, Rusk's  Famous  CHIC FEED  O0000000<>000<>00000<>00<>00<>0  fllRl II1 UK  JW^m^^^WO^^.^yJJj.^    jN    ,fHE    LEDCE  SHOES SHINED t  I At the Windsor Hotel by |  ZACK WATSON  MESSENGER SERVICE  Plumber  and Tinner  I am prepared to ex/  ecute all orders for  plumbing and tinsmith/  ing in city or country,  ^0000<><H><K>00<>0000<>0000<X><>0  T.    THOMAS  CLOTHES CLEANED  PRESSED AND REPAIRED  TAILOR - GREENWOOD  OU(?<)OO0OOO0OO0^>OOO0OO000OO  (THE JABBERWOCKY OF 60LE  "Twas niblick, and the dimpled ban  Sid top aad foozle from the tees;  jUl maahle were tbe bunkers tall,       ^  Aad the link* oleeked with trees*  Beware the bunkered course, my eon.  The graaay He. the pond's encpoaobj  Beware the puttlns greens and shua  {The bwmrdoua approach.  Eo took his driving club In hand,  Long: time the red dot ball he ���������ougbta  Xben rested he at the eecoad tee  And stood awhile in thought  -4ad aa in solflah thought he stood,  Tho bunkered course before ^t" />flTTLfi  On one side sliced the jigger wood.  The other pulled the same.  One, two, one, two, and through and  through  The eighteen holes -with crlea ot "totmf  He's six holes upl  He's won the oust  He haa a bogey score:  And hast thou played the bunkered  oourseT  Come to my arms, my brassr boy.  Oh, baffy day; oh, stymie play!  He oaddled in his joy.  Twas niblick, and the dimpled baa  Did top and foozle from the tees;  All maahle were the bunkers tall.  And the links oleeked with trees.  ���������Ellen R. Pyne In Ufa.  Not Without Hope.  "And you refuse to marry me?'  "I do."  "Is your decision Irrevocable?'  "It ls, although I am not quite sure I  understand the meaning of the -word."  "It ls evident you don't understand  tho meaning of the word. I'll aae you  again next week."���������Cleveland Plain  Dealer.  saloon man outprayed tho  . 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  of Nelson 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   letters to  R. T. Lowery  GREENWOOD, B.  C.  Greenwood & Midway  AUTO STAGE  Leaves Greenwood for Spokane  at S:20 a.m., & for Oroville at 3:10  p. m. Leave orders at Terluine's  Cigar Store.       Chaiiles Russell.  TUNING  Mr. Charles E. King will visit  Greenwood at an early date. Leave  orders for guaranteed pianoforte  tuning at White's Drug Store.  ' ir  A Soft Answer.  "There Isn't one man In a million  who would be so mean to his iwlfe and  children as you are," remarked the  wife bitterly.  "Now, that's what I admire In you,  dear," ventured tho husband slowly���������  "you have such a head lor flgureflP''-  Harper's Magazine. . ���������,  SEV3 0KE....  Mountaineer and Kootenay Standard Cigars.    Made by  J. C. THELIN & Co., NELSON.  GEORGE CLERF.  Thu family  remedy   for   Conitlis  nnd Colds  "SI1II0I1 cunti)  co  little   anil docs   r.o much I'  A Change of Opinion.  "Talk ls cheap," chuckled the politician with the telephone frank In hla  pocket  After taking $20 worth, he pulled out  his frank and found It had expired.  "By heck," ho muttered ruefully, "thai  guy was right when he said that "silence Is golden.'"���������Judge's Library.,  eat  boot  Diplomaoy First.    1  "TheoQ suffragettes refuse to  Shall-we feed 'em their corned  forcibly?"  "Employ diplomacy first," itraggeated  tbo prison warden.   "Try ?ekn ryitu a  Cadge siuaae."<^Kaimaa||01^JouraAl>  assay ere  E. W. WIDDOWSON, Assayer and  Chemist, Box nnoS, Nelson, 13. C.  Charges:���������Gold, Silver, Lead, or Copper,  $1 each. Gold-Silver, or S;' <2r-U"ad,  ������1.50. Prices for other nictuls: Coal,  Cement, Fireclay analyses on application. The largest custom assay ollice iu  British Columbia.  LOWERY'S CLAIM  During tho 87 months that Lowury's  Claim was on earth it did businoss all  ovor the world. It was tho most  unique, independent and fearless journal over produced in Canada. Political  'and theological enemies pursued it with  tho venom of a rattlesnake until tho  govoriimout shut it out of tho mails,  and its editor coasad to publish it,  piwtly on account of a lazy liver and  partly because it takos a nilo of monov  to run a pnpor that is outlawed, 'ilinr'e  aro Btill 20 difforent editions of this condemned journal In print. Send lOcuntc  and got one or fl and got tho bunch,  K.T. LOWRItY,  Greenwood, H. 0.  5;i:  $M&Mfi^&w^mm$mittf']8?^,&  bA������h THE   LEDGE,   GREENWOOD,  BRITISH'   COLUMBIA.  0������0-OC������>00<>0<>0000<><>000<>000<>0  I    BOUNDARY MINES    |  Last week the Rawhide shipped  4,407 tons of oro.  Last week tho Granby mine  shipped 2-l,47G tons of ore.  Last week the Granby flmelter  treated 2-1,805 tons of ore.  Last    week   tho   Mother   Lode  ' mine shipped 5,440 tons of ore.  Last week tho Greenwood  smelter treated 11,075 tons of ore.  Last week tlio Napoleon mine  shipped f>3G tons of ore.  Last week tho Queen Victoria  mine shipped 450 tons of ore.  The E. 0. Coppor Co., put another diamond drill thia month to  work on Copper Mountain, near  rrinoeton.  The Lone Pino at Republic in  shipping ore to the Greenwood  Smelter.  The Hedley Gold Mining company will pay a quarterly dividend  of 20 cents a share June SO. This  is the same rate as usual and calls  forSG0,000, making a total of $],-  :i20,000 paid since organization.  The annual report of the New  Dominion Copper company for the  liscal year ended March 31 shows a  profit of SI 16,949 which compares  with a deficit of more than ������11,000  in tlie preceding year. The New  Dominion is controlled by the British Columbia Copper Compauy  through stock ownership.  The Old  Ironsides continues to  show up well as  work  progresses,  aud miners who have seen the property as opened up this spring are  enthusiastic over the outlook. One  who was down a few days ago from  Copper Mountain,  in  speaking of  the big ore body that is  being exposed, stated that in all his   wanderings  among   mining  camps in  this and other parts of  the  world  he lias never  seen such  a grand  showing value and  extent considered.  This property is now getting in  shape where shipping could begin  to a fair advantage, even over the  handicap of a long haul, to which  the, district is still subject. A comparatively short stretch of road will  give tho workings good connection  witli the main road on to the  mountain, and should the owners  decide to ship soon, the matter of  road building could be quickly and  cheaply disposed of.  Mrs. Lounagin, who holds an  interest in the property, sent two  miners up to tho camp this week  to aid in the development work.  Dr. Efner, now oi Oroville, owns  an interest in the Ironsides.���������Chesaw News.  0<K>CKKW3<K>OCH><>0000<><>0<>000<>0  I   B. C. MINING NEWS   i  6 o  aCK>OOO<H>CK><><>0<>0<>OO<X>O00<X><>  Rossland! "What wonderful memories of stirring and exciting incidents does the name conjure up  in the way of big mining deals,  strikes large and small, booming  share markets, slumps in the prices  that were profound, coupled with  steady and persistent production,  which by the beginning of the present year, reached the enormous  total of $55,577,452. Some Gibbons  will yet arise to tell in double barreled sentences the history of the  camp, while some Bret Harte of  the future will, with wonderful  magic of the pen, describe the romances of sudden riches and tragedies of fails to poverty that have  taken place hero.  A mining camp passes through  three stages. The first to appear  on the scone is the hopeful prospector, who pegs the ground, secures a few specimens from the  outcroppings and hurries in search  of capital to purchase the ground  staked so that he may handle tho  proceeds of sale, spend it and go  elsewhere in search of other locations.    He is the modern nomad,  being possessed strongly of the  wanderlust. This may be classed  as the prospective stage.  The property falls usually iuto  the hands of the promotor, who  either formB a company and operates it, or of those who seek the big  capitalists and sell it outright to  them, and they form syndicates  and operate it. Before ."results aro  reached, and this may be termed  tho anticapatory stage, those who  participate in it dream of strikes  that will send them into tho millionaire class, for tho mining man  must of necessity bo an optimist.  Thero is usually a boom in this  stage, during which fictitious value  is given to shares and much money  is lost and won in dealing in tho  shares of companies that havo not  yet reached production.  The third period is tho producing stage, in which actualities are  reached, tho valueless sifted from  the valuable, tho chaff from the  wheat. When this point is reached  in a camp's history, everything  that is not based on pay value is  eliminated. Bedrock is reached  and nothing but smelter or mill returns are accepted in appraising  the value of a mining property.  Assayers, smeltermeu and mining  engineers, of the most conservative character, only are listened to  and the voice of the imaginative  promotor, or would-be wildcatter,  is. no longer heard, for if thoy  spoke they would have no audience  to listen to them. They are like  has-been actors, the audience fails  to materialize and they play, so to  speak to empty benches. Tbe  boomer folds up his tent, and, like  the Arab, steals away to where he  can appear to more appreciative  audiences, whom he can induce to  pay the current price of admission.  Rossland has passed through the  three stages, and goes on steadily  producing gold, silver and copper  at the rate of 82,705,000 a year. It  was as high as S4,G30,000 in 1903,  aud as low as ������75,000 in 1S9-L By  the end of the present year the  production will have reached the  grand total of $58,500,000. It is  the greatest lode gold camp in Can  ada, and stands prominent in that  regard. ���������Rossland Miner.  Kill the Spark  Eritish Columbia possesses ono of  the fow great timber areas of the  world. While the countries of the  far east havo lost all their timber  thoy over had, while European  nations are resorting to tho most  intensive methods possible to secure continuity of stand and a certainty of yield aud are planting  trees by hand over great areas to  ensure crops iu the future; while  Eastern Canada and the New England States aro clamoring for liira  ber and viewing with' alarm tho  rapidly diminishing supplies in  their country, British Columbia  has a vast area of over G5 million  acres of timberland, which should  produce, according to esitmates of  experts, at least one hundred board  feet per acre per annum, or a total  of 6������ billion feet. This would return to tho Government over Gi  million dollars every year. The  province is the possessor of a glorious heritage of over 300 billion  feet of timber, which is quite half  of all that standing in the Dominion at the present time. At the  present rate of cutting, the loggers  of the province are taking annually  only one fifth of the amount which  is added by the natural processes  of growth.  If one looks over the industries  in the province, the shipping and  all the allied and dependent trades,  one will see that at least throe out  of every five men in the country  are looking to the forest to supply  their livelihood. There aro very  few industries which are not to a  greater or less extent under obligation for their existence to the forest, resource. Outside altogether  Of the loggers, millmen, transport  men, builders, and all those who  use wood in a secondary way. the  vast majority of the great farming  population are dependent upon the  forest-clad hills for the water  which brings fertility and wealth  to tho wonderful natural soils from  which spring the crops which have  become renowned  the world over.  But the timber products themselves aro going nut of the province in lumber; they aro givin  labor to thousands upon thousand  of men here, and building up th  prairie, from which so great a proportion of the weall,li of the east is  derived. Without the vast forest  wealth of British Columbia it would  be impossible to build up the great  farming areas on the othor sido of  the Rockies.  Tho average citizen of Rrifeish  Columbia has a much greater interest than all this, however, in  the great forests of which ho |is a  part owner and administrator, in  co-operation with the progressive  hundreds of thousands who are  making thia Great Last AYcst the  mighty and potent factor in the  nation's prosperity. In tho past  seven years enough money has  been paid into the Provincial  Treasury in the form of fees, licence returns and royalties to pay  for all the roads, bridges and  wharves which have been constructed in that time. Today one  dollar out of every four which  conies into the public coffer is the  product of the forest. Greater  even than the value of the agricultural products is that of thc  timber which is manufactured  within the province into lumber,  pulp and other wood products.  It is plainly evident, therefore,  that to maintain the prosperity of  the province it is necessary to  maintain the forest resource.  This resource is subject to one of  the greatest dangers in the world,  the danger which brings havoc  into towns, cities, and settled  communities, which mounts into  tbe hundreds of millions every  year. And the forest hasjio protection snehgas lias the buildings  in the great cities. When the  great enemy���������lire���������breaks out in  tho forest, there is practically  nothing to impede its progress or  check its work of devastation save  favorable climatic conditions or  some peculiar configuration of the  ground. The trees stand close together; if one tree goes the one  noxt it will go; fire reaches up from  the ground, get into the crowns,  and then sweep over mountains  and valleys without any possibility  of being checked. In the cities  there are fire patrols, some of them  on motor trucks which can speed  as high as sixty miles an hour. In  the forest, on the other hand, there  may be no one to see the lire until  days after it has begun. .The  gospel of an ounce of prevention  being better than a pound of cure  applies so thoroughly to tho forest  that every effort which is being  made, and should be made in the  future, should look to the early extinguishing of a.fire before it attains a size which renders it impossible to put it out.  The causes of the vast proportion of forest fires today aro in the  carelessness of peoplo who have  fires and do not properly extinguish them. According to tho report of tne Chief Forester for the  past year, ovor 70 per cent, of the  blazes which originated in other  waysathan from lightning were from  sheer carelessness on tho part of  campers, brush burners, land  clearers, etc. Thoro wero a "great  umber of conflagrations traceable,  it is true, to railways whose lines  v/ere not cleared of brush, and  sparks from the passing engines set  blazes in tho debris by the right-of-  way with disastrous results to the  surrounding timber.  Thoro aro numerous methods devised by the Provincial Forest  Branch authorities to prevent and  extinguish forest fires. There  were employed last summor over  150 forest raugore, whose solo duty  was to safeguard tlie standing timber and  collect and organize fire  fighting  parties in ease of an outbreak.    The money expended  on  the work of these men ran into the  hundreds of thousands of dollars.  They   assisted   in   extinguishing  blazes to such an extent that-their  was burned over only 1.10,000 acres,  with a total money loss of $300,000.  The cost of their upkeep ran into  ������745,000.    In comparison with the  tremendous   value of the   timber  saved, their expense was practically  nothing.    In comparison with the  revenue  returned  to  the   Crown,  the money invested  in  this  way  was but a tenth.   More and  moro  money can bo. spent upon this work  without   injuring tn  the slightest  extent the income of the province.  But greater than the work of tho  rangers, and vastly moro important than the expenditure for their  activities is the expenditure by overy  citizen of the. province of care-over  all the sources of danger which  enter into his every day life. A  singio cigarette butt thrown carelessly by the road-side will occasion  a lire which will wipe out more  value in timber than would buy  the province cigarettes for the next  fifty years; a little carelessness with  brush burning may occasion a fire  which will burn up more than the  cleared land of the whole valley  will produce in thc life of him who  neglected his blaze; a hole punched  in a donkey stack, or neglect iu the  use of lire pans might consume the  money which would be devoted to  logging machinery for that timber  district for the next generation: an  uncarcd for camp fire���������and this is  the greatest source of danger of all  may burn away in the ground and  finally blaze up in a night conflagration which will sweep away more  wealth than would be produced by  all the mines which thc careless  camper or prospector might uncover in all his gold seeking days.  If the average citizen will give  bis moral support to all the activities of the government in its efforts  to put out fires; will work hand in  hand with tho District Forest officers and respond quickly when the  call comes for assistance to a fire,  he will build far moro broadly and  securely than he imagines tho basis  of prosperity for himself, for the  people in his community and for  the coming generation. There devolves upon every man in the province a duty to his country in this  regard, and he will truly serve his  native land who does tho simple  acts of carefulness and prevention  iu the ordinary course of his daily  occupation.  FOOTBALL  That football is popular in Greenwood was manifested on Sunday  evening last when a large crowd of  enthusiastic spectators turned out  to witness ' a match between the  home team and Phoenix, and as  was expected, some really fine  football was seen and certainly  showed that Greenwood has the  material and given time and opportunity Greenwood could be assured  of a team of which all might well  bo proud. Referee Walters, of  Mother Lode, kept the teams well  in hand and although at times a  little rough work was attempted,  tho quick decisions of the referee  soon put a stop to that. Phoenix  got tho first goal after about 25  minutes play, but Greenwood kept  pressing on the visitors goal for  three quarters of the game. In the  second half Greenwood .rushed  matters and ou a pretty pass from  Matthews, Jackson who was tho  most conspicuous man on the field,  scored. Greenwood still kept being  tho aggressors and in tho dangerous  moments McArthur and Williams,  relieved matters nicely. Matthews,  Bidder, Carlson and Rogers worked  liko Trojans but couldn't place the  ball, and then just when it seemed  that tho game would end in a tie,  the ball came towards the Greenwood goal, someone on the sideline  blew a whistle and the goal keeper  thinking it was the referee's whistle  let the ball dribble slowly through  the goal. Thus Greenwood lost a  game which was theirs all the way  through. The return match will  be played at Phoenix next Saturday  evening.    Tho line up was: ���������  THE RED FINALE  John Hone's sawmill  across the  line at Mount Hull has been burned or dynamited five times during  the last year.    J.  H.  Ethel was  arrested last  year   in connection  with this affair and  let out on a  $1,000 bail.    Poker JohnBon and  J.  Sampson  of Oroville were his  bondsmen.    Two weeks later  he  was arrested charged with threatening to kill Hone and his family.  Ethel escaped to B.C.    His family  lived about twelve miles from Oroville.   Ho came back to see them  last week.   A posse of police surrounded tlio house   and   got   his  wife and family to leave the building.   The posse fired 1,000 shots  into the building.    Ethel returned  the fire.    Early   in the  fight   J.  Crandell was slightly wounded. C.  O. Cale was shot through the head,  and will be blind.    Saturday night  the house was set on fire.    Ethel  tore off his collar, wrote a message  on it to his wife, tied it to a hammer and throw it out of the window.    When tho flames reached  him ho blew his brains ont with  his own gun, aud his remains were  found in tho ruins of tho burned  house.  Greenwood  Phoenix  McCutcheon       goal Dickson  McArthur r. half Oxley  Williams 1. half        Wilkins  Eurby r. half back May  Matthews     c. half back Reid  Bidder. outside r       Manning  Carlson inside r Clark  Jackson centre Wallace  Rogers outside 1     Pritchard  Powell inside 1   Bracegirdle  After- the game the teams met in  the rooms above the Bank of Commerce and were there entertained  to a social evening which passed  most pleasantly. Tho Phoenix  team returned homo stating that  Greenwood has not only a good  team but are splendid entertainers.  CITY COUNCIL  Horse-power is the distance ono  horse can carry a pound of water  iu an hour.  The Council met on Monday  evening.  A letter was read from Grand  Forks re the cost of cement sidewalks in that city. Under contract in Grand Forks cement sidewalks are being built at $2.25 a  lineal foot for twelve feet walks;  $2.00 for ten feet, aud 81.70 for  eight feet. This work includes a  curb eight inches deep laid on a  four inch concrete base.  Permission was given to W. C.  Wilson to cut the grass on city  lots and streets on Deadwood  street.  A letter was read from the government ageut re cattle wallowing  in Lynn creek. The city clerk  was instructed to write the government agent, enclosing copy of  all correspondence in the matter re  pollution of Lynn creek, informing  him that the Council had been unable to stop tho trouble, and the  Provincial Board of Health be requested to take up the matter.  A complaint waB made that the  Pound By-law was not being enforced in respect to horses and  cattle. The clerk was instructed  to write the police commissioners  asking that this by-law be strictly  enforced.  The following accounts were  ordered to be paid: E. J. Cartier,  $5; A. A. Frechette, $1; A. S.  Black,    815;    M.     Christiansen,  $182.90.  The clerk was instructed to prepare a statement for tho month of  June of all persons using city  water, together with all arrears of  water rates.  The clerk was instructed to write  BUY A BIRKS' MESH  BAG  They are Made in the Latest Designs  Neatest Fashions and Most Durable Qualities.  Every woman who is considering the purchase of a Mesh Bag- will be much interested in  the illustrations on page 68, of our catalogue.  The work and material employed, in the con/  struction of the Birks Mesh bag is of the higlv  est order and quality, whether the article be of  Sterling Silver, German Silver or Gun Metal.  If you should desire something of a more ex/  pensive nature write to us regarding it, as we  only show a small assortment of our stock of  Mesh Bags in our Catalogue. "We are always  pleased to furnish information to any out-of/  town buyer regarding any line of fcoods we  stock, Write for our catalogue it is a satisfactory  guide to successful wedding gift buying.  HENRY BIRKS & SONS, LIMITED  JEWELERS AND SILVERSMITHS  Geo, E, Trorey, Man, Dir, VANCOUVER/ B. G  A CARLOAD OF  PURITY FLOUR  Has just arrived.   All orders from  any part of the district  promptly filled  RUSSELl-LAW-CAULFIELD Company  G. A. RENDELL  DRY GOODS. BOOTS <& SHOES.  A new shipment of boys suits, well  made, and good material and right  prices.  GREENWOOD,  B.C.  ���������MnmimiimimmmimmmmitmmmmnmmimimmnK  ISUMMER  I SHOES  &   SUITS I  I P. W. GEORGE & CO. 1  p   COPPER STREET        t       GREENWOOD, B, C.   3  riiiatuimiuHiiiitiiiiiiuuiuiitiiiiiiimiuiaiuuiiiiiiiiiiuiiK  GRAND   FORKS   GARAGE  GRAND    FORKS,    B. O.      ..  is now open for business aud is iu charge of an Expert  Mechanic.    All repairs and adjustments quickly at-.  ���������  -, tended to.   Complete lfno of  AUTOMOBILE   ACCESSORIES  carried in stock.    Best grade of Gasoline, Lubricating  Oils,  and Greases always on hand.   Sole agents for  Kopublic Tiros.   Tires pumped up free of charge.  GARAGE  the C.P.E. that complaints had  been made as to the dangerous  crossing on the Mother Lode  branch.  The clerk was instructed to  write the city of Phoenix re contamination of Twin creek water.  Owen Boyer offered to lay seventy-five feet of cement sidewalk,  provided that tho city gave him  Lot 17, adjoining his property.  His offer was accepted.  Tho clerk reported that S. Oliver  had taken up the option on lots in  Block G., Map 64.  The Council adjourned until  July 7.  STARKEY & CO.  . NELSON, B. C.  MINING  BROKERS  PROSPECTS    BOUGHT   AND    SOLD  ANNUAL MEETING  The annual general meeting of the  Greenwood City Waterworks Co., will be  held in the Company's office at Green-.,  wood, on Thursday the 24th of July, 1913  at 10.30 o'clock in the morning, for tlie  transacting of the general business of the  company and the election of a Board of  Directors.  ROBERT G. IIARGRTCAVES,  Secretary.  ROOMS   TO   I.KT,  In tho Swayne House, Silver  Street. 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