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 ij?4f;,  il  %������  THE  OLDEST  MINING  CAMP   NEWSPAPER   IN   BRITISH   COLUMBIA  GREENWOOD,'IB.,0.', THURSDAY, MARCH 21, 1912.  No.'36'  sfiiiiiii, a. \  Carry the following liaes of  Teas,; Coffees & Fancy Gate  Upton's Teas Chase & Sanborn Coffees  Rig-way's Teas Folger's Coffees  Tetley's Teas Bamngton Hall Coffee  McVitie & Price's well known. Imported  Fancy Biscuits  New and Secondhand  BLANK 7   BOOKS  LEDGERS^      JOURNALS  ���������   DAY      BOOKS,       ETC.  \f     I Greenwbod-s   Big  Furniture  Store  WE .HANDLE'^THE  VERY('LATEST,TYPES   OF  Trunks and Valises  Furnished Houses  Sewing Machines  Pianos for Rent  Skates Ground  WHITE  e   A-0-/9  Phone 16   Greenwood, B. C.  =^  AMI MAKING  YOU BET I AM  And I want you to give Me your  orders early and I will give  You a treat.  William C. Arthurs  THE  BREAD'S CAKE BAKER  Vienna Bakery, Greenwood  HAVE YOU SEEN IT?  And for Prices challenge comparison-with any-dealer in  Canada. You can* save express charges when you buy  from us,   Also agents for Victors and Victrolas.  T. M. GULLEY & Co.  Opposite Postoffiee..' '������������������    GREENWOOD, B. G  Phone 27  You will find a Welcome  at the Club Cigar Store and Pool Room  CIGARS, TOBACCOS, AND  SMOKERS'  SUPPLIES  FRUIT AND CONFECTIONERY  S Coast, Calgary arid  Local. Papers and Magazines  always on the tables.  Agent for Phoenix Laundry. Office of Phoenix & Midway Stages  I  WALTER G.'KENNEDY  PROPRIETOR  J  THE CANADIAN BANK  OF COMMERCE  SIR EDMUND WALKER, C.V.O., LLD., D.C.L., PRESIDENT  ALEXANDER LAIRD, GENERAL MANAGER    .  CAPITAL, - $10,000,000.;        REST,-   $8,000,000.  DRAFTS ON FOREIGN COUNTRIES  Every branch of The Canadian Bank of Commerce ia equipped to issue drafts on  the principal cities in the following countries v-Uhout^elav^        ^^  A���������b_   ' c"ba "-������������������"* "ar"  Arcentine Republic Denmark  Australia gcyp'  Austxia-Huncary Faroe Island--  Bel-num Finland  - Brazil Formosa  -Qul-raria France Java  CevSn* Fr*ch Cochin China Malta     .  Chii     - Germany Manchun*  - IblefThat is they are drawn in sterling, ^J^^^e^tf^l  tads, roubles, etc.*, as the case may be.   Thi. ewurea that Uhj payee ^^  receive the actuaT amount intended.   .        '������������������'.-'���������������������������   ^-���������-- PMT  v      SAVINGS  BANK -DEPARTMENT  j, T.'BEATTIE,;Manager.        -      Greenwood Branch.  Holland  Iceland  India  Ireland  Italy  Japan  Norway lou_JVr.  Panama South Africa  Persia Spain      ���������  .  p^ S&aita SettlemenU  Philippine Island!   Sweden  PortOeal Switierland  Roumani. T,ur^eJrc. .  Russia United State*  S.rria Urueuay  SilrT West Me*-, etc.  We have just issued a handsome  Illustrated Catalogue  mmmm0mmra-jgj^fmjmmgs^mfS^ss^^  that would do credit to any mailorder house, and which shows at a  glance the grip we have on the better  class of trade. We want you to see  how fine a jewelry  store  we  have.  SEND FOR ONE  A. LOGAN & Co.  GREENWOOD.     -     B. C.  St. Jude's Anglican Church  Services: Holy Communion 8:30  a.111. 2nd and 4U1 Sundays in the  month; Matins, 11 a.m.; liveii-  sone, 7:3a p.m.; Sunday School,  2:30 p.m. Solemn Evensong  every Friday (luring Lent al  7:30.      Women's   Bible   class  every Tuesday afternoon during Lent at  4:15 in the Hall.  * Rev. Franklin Watson, Vicar.  <a  ^3* V    "Ofe* *'���������"���������':' ^*t,������  HUOMB   TO    LKT  In tho Sway no House, Silver-  Street. Clean,* private and comfortable rooms iu a quiet locality  at reasonable rates. Hot and cold  baths free to guests.  WANTS. Etc  Fok Sale.���������A ' work horse,  weight 1,250. -drive single or  double to be sold cheap, Apply  Mark Christensen, Ledge Office.  9  Dealers jn' Fresh and Salt Meats, Fish  ���������   - and Poultry.    Shops in nearly all the  towns of the Boundary and Kootenay.  COPPER STREET, GREENWOOD, B. C,  ft  J  f,  i  'i  i  g---^^^-**^  Wanted,---A full or part time  appointment with trading or .contracting busiuess, or on the staff  of a mining or other company, is  required by " a fully qualified  accountant. ". Thoroughly acquainted with--all" branches ot  mining accounts and organization, and well experienced in  opening accounts, taking stock,  preparing statements, statistics  and reports. Accustomed to  stores, transport work, lumber  and cordwood. Reply to box 120,  Greenwood..  Around Home  The Sun crosses the line today.  The dust is beginning to fly in  Greenwood.  John McKeller spent Tuesday  evening in tbe pity.   ;  Archie Johnsori is supporting  Harry Wright'in Nelson.  J. A.' McC.illum will return to  Grand-Forks from California.  Tbe business men of this city  should take a few-lessons in advertising,  . Nat Darling was in this week  and reports the cigar busiuess as  flourishing.  During his visit to Nelson  Premier McBride attended several  bridge parlies.  ' J. Slutli is now in charge of  the dining room of. the Dominion  hotel in Phoenix. -  J. ,A. McMaster came from  Vancouver this week to spend a  few days in Eholt.   .  Jack McLaugblaV is , in the  hospital al Grand Forks with an  attack of pneumonia.   *  Grand Forks buys its lumber  from the Danville -Lumber Co.,  for $12.50 a thousand feet,  By holding ticket,47, Pete Jon-  son of Anaconda,-won the watch  raffled by Otto Hanson on" Monday.  Quite a number of people .in  this country who fail to pay the  printer, still .have money for  booze. ,  A despatch from Bridesville  says that Tom Walsh .treated his  boarders to green onions last  Sunday.  ' Buy Rosaline..the red oil, ,at  Brown's', Ferry, - Wash. . It will  not encriist the wick nor blacken  the chimney.- ,"'        ,   -*    '  B. M. Cudworth of Bridesville  and Miss Minnie' Hoffmiere ,of  Molson were married in Grand  Forks last week.r   *  Last week Sid Storer was paid  $900 fire insurance, by the companies holding policies on his late  cremated residence and contents.  Married,���������At Greenwood on  the 7th inst. by Rev. J. R.  Munro, B. D., John Benson and  Hilda Sljirnberg, both of West-  bridge.  Service in the Presbyterian  church next Sunday, March 24th,  at 7:30 p. m. Sunday School, and  Bible class at 2:30 p. m. All are  welcome.  Tom Peck's brother is dying  from tubercolosis at the Tran-  quille Sanitarium. The disease'  followed an attack ol grippe a  year ago.  Nap Mallette is renovating the  Lake View hotel in Nelson. By  the way John Ward built the  first hotel in Nelson and called it  the Lake View.  Miss J. M. Barlee has been appointed assistant city clerk* in  Grahd' Forks. The .clerk in  Greenwood has to do his work  without an assistant.  New spring* line of shoes for  men, women and children. Oxfords and current styles in Tans  Patent Leathers and Gun Metals,  at Brown's, Ferry, Wash,  After an absence of 11 years  Jack Lcckie was in the city this  week on bis way to examine some  claims near Princeton. He makes  his headquarters in Vancouver.  Tbe dinning car attached to  the Bulldog express always has  B. C. Championship potatoes  upon the bill of fare. Tudging  from the price this must be right.  Writing from Mexico to Scott  McRae, Billy Murray says that  he planted barley in January,  corn in February; but thought  that he would have to leave Mex.  in order to save himself from being planted by the  rebels.  Gorman West has not yet received the money that Alexander  is alleged to have stolen from  him. If Alexander is not apprehended within a* reasonable  time the court will probably deliver thc money to Gorman.  F. G. Greenway went to Fernie  ou Monday to take a position  with the C.P,R. He was a popular young man in Greenwood,  and prominent iu public and  social events. He will be missed  by a host-ot friends  in this city.  J. R. Jackson and George  Heatherton are" the only candidates in Greenwood at the approaching election. Dr, McLean  refused to be a sacrifice for the  Liberals, aud as Long Alex had  just got out of the hospital he  could not run at this election.  R. D. Kerr asked for an injunction and damages, for wrongful entry of his lots near Carmi  by the Kettle Valley Railway  Co. Trie case was heard, before  Judge Brown on Tuesday, and  both parties agreed to slay off  the lands until the dispute was  settled by arbitration.  W. H. Greenwood, a brother of  Hamar Greenwood was here on  Saturday. Billy is general manager of the Toronto World, .and  states that Billy McLean is now  making $40,000 a year out of that  paper. The World made $l������0,000  out of Cobalt, and now has a  circulation of,45,000 daily.  The annual dance of the Miner's Union upon Monday evening  was a grand success, probably  the greatest in the history of the  Union. About $200 was realized  for the benefit of Lome Terh'uue  who recently lost his eyes by a  dynamite explosion The Union  wishes to thank the public for  their generous support upon this  occasion.  have' a - union ' at  being  built  at  \  ���������?���������=���������  The   miners  Ooalmont.  A new school is  Edge wood.  Nakusp is to have a new government wharf.   .  Two lots in Kaslo were recently  sold for- $250.  A gold dredging boom has struck  the Fraser river.  H. A. Heggie is Vernon's new  police magistrate.  llossland wants a brick   school-  house with 14 rooms.  In  the near future  Trail   will  have another railway.  Mike   Yingling   has   started   a  boat livery in Nakusp.'  -A. Hautier has received a license  for his hot elat Lytton.  ,Tbe new C.P.R. Station at Yah k  will be finished .by June.  Fruit  boxes and crates  will be  made in Creston this year.  Fourteen street letter boxes are  to be installed in Vernon.  In Nicola pigs are selling for 10  cents a pound live weight.  An   Episcopal  church is to be  built at West Arrow Park.  Once more the barber shop in  Keremeos haB been opened.  The Vienna cafe in Kaslo is to  be re-opened by Mrs. Pilling. ���������  The Mayor of Edmonton is now  paid a salary of $5,000 a year.  Sir Donald Mann will soon take  np his residence in Vancouver.  It is reported that the C.P.R.  will build a tourist hotel at Sayona.  FOUND DEAD  Amateurs will , play Captain,  "Racket in Nakusp ou April 8. No  trouble .is. expected, although a  policeman will attend the show.  Women police are now doing  duty in many western cities. There  are plenty" of men who would  willingly be arrested by a woman. ���������  Two men recently walked  from.  Tete Jaune Cache to Fort George.  It took them 21 days to  walk  tho  315 miles down tbe Fraser river.  Within the corporate limits of  Merritt the assessment roll shows  that the land and buildings are  valued at a little over a million  dollars.     -"  Recently at Hope nine persons  appeared in the police court charged  with offences against the liquor act.  They were all fined from $10 to  $100 each.  In Fort George on February, 24  a   dozen   fresh  eggs sold "for $3.^  They were brought from  Quesnel,  and apparently are more valuable '  than whiskey*or real estate.  The Doukhobors will move their  jam factory from Nelson  to Brill-  ant.    They have bought five acre**  of land in Trail)  and  will erect a-  brick or stone building in that city.  At   Bircbbrook   Orchards -near .  Trail, 7,000 additional  fruit trees  will  be planted  this   spring,   200  assorted   nut trees,   1,000   berry  bushes, and an acre of strawberries.  R. J. Quinu, Charles Knipple  and John O'Malley have left  Stewart on a prospecting .trip to  the headwaters of the Naas' river.  They took with them dog teams  and enough of provisions to last  six months.  McWilliams .was. found  a spring near Eholt last  W.   J  dead  in  Sunday.*'' He-had been missing for  several days and a searching party  composed of John Henderson and  others found his body in the spring  about 100 yards from his cabin.  He had been sick for sometime  and while getting water out of the  spring fell in and died from .exhaustion and exposure. McWilliams was'a native of Ireland  and had lived 13 years near Eholt.  The coroner's jury returned a  verdict of accidental death, and  recommended that the government  offices be empowered to take immediate charge of persons who are  in a sick and destitute condition.  ROCK CREEK NOTES  Rock Creek has been the center  of a political 'revival' during the  past ��������� week   in   the   Conservative  interest. The occasion was a meeting to elect Conservative delegates  for   the   nomination   meeting   in  Greenwood.    Whether it was due  to the persuasive powers* of Mr.  Farmer,  to   the   oratory   of   Mr.  Nicholson, or to other influences  not in evidence, we know not; yet  such old, tried and "trusty Liberals  as Tom 'Hanson, Wm. Eddy and  H. Kayes came, as it were, to the  Conservative   penitent   form   and  (glory bo to Jackson !) joined the  Conservative *   Association.      We  were also pleased to see so many  of   our   brethren,   unable   to   be  present in body, yet showed their  presence in spirit,   by sending in  their written testimonies in favor  of Mr.  Jackson in  the   form   of  votes   by  proxy.      After  a   few  pathetic words by Convert Eddy,  with regard to those poor invalids  who were too sick to come aud  register   their   votes ��������� a  speech  which moved his audience nearly  to tears���������the ballot was taken and  the delegates elected.     Altogether  a very successful and soul  inspiring meeting.���������Com.  There arc people who think they  aro being very holpful to others  when they toll them to help thorn-  pelves.  This year the City of MacLeod  will spend  $10,000 for publicity.  The Fernie Ledger says that  stealing a ham is war upon society.  Eli Larson of Aspen Grove is reported missing for about six weeks.  The wise people in Enderby are  drinking boiled water this spring.  Ranchers in the Bulkley valley  are. selling-their .eggs.Jor ������1.50'a  dozen. ...  Apples are five cents a pound in  Vernon, aud fresh eggs 40 cents 'a  dozen.  Alex McCool of New.Michel has  opened a real estate office in-"Lethbridge.  Near Nelson the paper mill company will have a town called West  Nelson.  This year the current expenditure  for public schools will be $16,000,  in Fernie.  Trail will have a skating rink,  built upon the lines of the one in  Greenwood.  The thickest known coal seam is  47 feet. It is located atStellarton,  Nova Scotia.  For a month the road between  Hedley and Keremeos has been  dry aud dusty. ���������  In the Bulkley valley * Dan Carroll has opened a roadhouse at  Toboggan lake.  The Farmers along the Arrow  lakes want someone to build a cannery at Nakusp.  The sawmill at New Michel has  resumed operations. The company  employs 250 men.  The C.P.R. will build a new  station at Waterloo, and change  the name to Kiuard.  It was 50 years ago last Saturday  since John Sanderson of Revelstoke  arrived in this province.  This spriug a sawmill with a  capacity of, 15,000 feet* daily will  be built at Chicken*, Lake.  Fort George has bought a fire  alarm bell, but the insurance rates  have not yet been reduced.  Mias McKenzie of Vancouver has  been appointed bookkeeper for the  Cold water hotel in Merritt.  The Dominion hotel at Clinton,  is again open for business under  the management of Walter Bailey.  In Penticton the price of trade  licenses are to bo graded according  to the' amount of floor space used by  merchants.  Hay is now selling at $60 a ton  in, the Bulkley valley, and it is  thought that the price will soon be  advanced to $80.  By the Press it is to be seen that  Euderby is progressing. Paddy  Murphy is building a large pig sty  on his fruit farm.  George Henry 'Col well is the oldest resident of Nelson. With his  bride he has recently returned to  that city from San Diego.  , .  Recently while the pictures of  Dante's Inferno were being shown  in a Vernon theatre, the pianist  played "Home, Sweet Home."  In the'future no members of the  Doukhobor colony at Grand Forks  will'work for other parties.   The   ##  Doukhobors aro ronl Socialist.*-.       | ������t������vo  The .Kootenay Monumental  Works, Nelson, B. 0.-, manufacture all sizes and kinds of headstones and monuments.  SHOT A POLICEMAN  Two men charged with stealing  from the Okanagan Mission hotel  at Peachland, broke jail last Mon-.  day.    They were captured at Penticton    by    provincial   constable  G. H. Aston.  - While taking them r.  back to Peachland,* they assaulted*  Aston at the Summerland wharf  and  shot lum in  the   head   and  again' made, ,cheir, escape*.    Aston -  is-not expected.,to live.' He was  stationed  at Midway a few years  ago and was known to his many  friends as  "Lord  Roberts."    He  was a veteran of the South African  war and had also served in the N.  W. M. P.  Thunder from Westbridge  In a letter to The Ledge from  Westbridge, J. McDonald says:  -���������Tebecee    claims    that    Rock  Creek has not found much favor  in   the   eyes   of   the   Almighty.  Probably the vaporings of Tebecee  have blinded  Him  to the  many  beauties of the place.    Now, Tommy, all the people of Rock Creek  do not get their money from  the  old  country,  so  8400 or $500   a  year is quite a pile to offer for the  redemption of  their souls.     Personally, I do not believe that the  people of Rock Creek are in* need  of a pastor of any  denomination.  Most of them cau have a little fun  without being personal, and never  criticise   the   Almighty   for   His  treatment of Rock" Cieek, although  I believe that they fervently wish  that He would remove you  from  among   them,    but. ' being   good  Christians, they bow their beads  and   accept    their    punishment,  Tommy.      Oh,   Tebecee 1     Why  should you take a delight in attacking M.r.; Middleton ?    I   f-ay  without hesitation that he is your  peer in every good human  trait.  Mri Middleton has the confidence  of   the  road   superintendent ami'  always   does   good   work,    (Dan  Patterson-says that Billy  is  the  best road builder in the province-  Ed.), so I do not see that you havo  any right to laugh at him.''  Evidently, Teebecee has been  taken seriously by some of the  folks in Westbridge. He is a  clever writer and his pen is liable  to wound those who are too son-  r?3MA'i  ).-������������������$#���������  -,*sr< / w^j*���������*  ��������� KW%  ,-, v- ���������*������-=������-;���������-,'  '���������' ���������*- "f-.'^r  V  ."     -       ' *  -' '/.   ��������� I, fit  J" r   ,  i '/ *  -. - "-��������� -  ������������������v.':.\.i  '- -" I  .' *\ ���������*���������*'  /- .  "*m  v>'  \-)< THE   LEDGE,   GREENWOOD,   BRITISH   COLUMBIA.  THE   LEDGE  Is located at Greenwood, B. C, ancl can be traced to many parts of  the earth. It comes to the front every Thursday morning, and  believes that hell would close up if love ruled the world. It believes  in justice to everyone; from the man who mucks in the mine to the  king who sits on the cushions of the throne. It believes that advertising is the life of trade ; and that one of the noblest works of  creation is the man who always pays the printer.  The Ledge is $2.00 a year in advance, or $2.50 when not so paid.  It is postage free to all parts of Canada, Mexico, Great Britain and  the county of Bruce, To the United States it is $2.50 a year, always  in advance.  11.  T.   LOWERY  EDITOR    AND    FINANCIER.  you will cut into Life itself.  There is. just one utterly pure  white love, one unmixed devotion,  one unalloyed joy in your presence;  one act that stands alone in this  fallen and suspicious world as Pure  Love and Worship: and that is the  Wagging of your Dog's tail when  you put your hand on his head.  If he could feel toward you, you  might claim real religion. ���������Dr.  Frank Crane.  GREENWOOD, MARCH 21, 1912.  Pony That Lives the Dark  A blue mark hero indicates that your Subscription has  become deceased, and that tho editor would once more  like to commune with your collateral.  Bi'ii-ks cut no ice with death.  IV the dream of Socialism became true, what would become of  the  men   who  are always talking  in our land must lie that of the pit  pony or horse,   which,   onco  it  is  taken  down  a coal  mine,  rarely  coines'up again alive.    Tho  Government has  been  making an   inquiry into all  the  circuinstances.  It is pleasant to  know  that,  although cases of cruelty have been  discovered,  the ponies as a whole  are kindly  treated,   and   that the  miners, in their rough, hearty way,  behave well to their animal.--.  Not satisfied with this, however,  spiritual darkness. In any case  Canadians can make uo mistake in  relieving distress of such an nn-  paralled, extent, no matter how  political events may shape. To  stop our ears to this cry of woe is  to invito calamity to our own doors,  for the law of compensation isstill  in force, nor should we forget that  a country's harvest is a gift of  Heaven.  Therefore, let our government  and peopie unite immediately to  send liberal supplies of wheat, oats,  flour-and other food;, and  follow  Tho unhappiost lot of anv animal Li ���������        -. ,.       .,,       ���������    ..i.      -.  .' '  J this np later with scientific advice  and help in forest restoration, flood  prevention and improvement in  agricultural methods, the lack of  which has brought the present  troubles.  Last year flu delegates representing various chambers of commerce  in tho United States visited China  and were received with a warm  welcome by Chinese commercial  bodies, and American and Chinese  .scientific men, merchants and man-  ClUICKLY STOPS COUGHS, CURES COLDS.  MEALS THE THROAT AND I.UNQ8. 26 CENTS  your Razors Honed $  and Your Baths at $'  V  V  '4  H. W. Farmer & Co.,  "      *���������   REAIv ESTATE,  Rock Creek, B. C.  GREENWOOD.  W. F. M. 8  Greenwood Miners'  Union, No/22, W.  _   -    . I*1- M., moots every  Saturday oveniri-r in Union Hall, Cop-'  per street, Greohwood, at 7.  Also in hall at   Mother Lode mine  I riday evenings at 7.  BERT de WIEI.E, Sooty  jt jx jx jx jx jx jx jx jx jx jx jx jx jx _s jx ���������*  *���������*  *������������������-������  ���������������������������I  (F  slave.  Too much liberty makes many a like a bunch of parrots about  tho  Tin-:  sleeping coon  chickens.  catches   no  ���������system?"  Uv. who is miserable seldom does  good work.  The ant is a great preacher, but  never speaks.  In these days the public do not  hire detectives to iind out what a  Men* of great genius do not like  a beaten trail.  merchant has to sell. They read I provided with eyo protectors,  the ads in the local newspapers.  When no ads appear they send  their money to distant merchants  who have learned the art of advertising.  TriE wise  man   profits by   the  things that hurt.  Ik you would have no  rivals in  love, love thyself.  He who can conquer bad habits  i.s the strongest man.  The better the doctor the less he  believes in medicines.  ,. | ufact.urers aro already co-operating  parliament  has  recently   paraed a L      ,, ���������   ,,.    ,  . ., . for tho improvement of   China's  law providing that  blind  animals       ...  material,  as well as moral,  condi-  sliall  not be employed   in mines.  .���������        <-, ���������, .   ,,   ~  .,,.,, tion.   Geographically Canada, with  A   blind   horse   dashes   its   head  ..     ,, .L  . ni L  the  United States,  stands as the  mediator by which the civilizations  of Europe and Asia can be harmonized for the peace of the world, aud  there has been no time when tho  white-winged steed of opportunity  waited.to invite us to fils the great  oflice as it does to-day.  Will press, and people, and parliament take it np?  LYNN CREEK DAIRY  DELIVERED  To any part of Ihe city or district  against low roofs, against walls,  aud other obstructions in turning.  That will happen no more; and the  horses which have sight are  to  he  L  .McDONELL, Proprietor  Leaves Mother Lode  9,30 a. m,  6:30 p. in,  Leaves Greenwood  2:00 p.  m. .  '  8:30 p. m.    ;  fc**''  fc ,  fc  fc  fc  fc  fc*  %     ���������  ���������SJ      Saturday   last    stage   leaves  *���������*&  ***!���������  Mother Lode 6"p.,'n''.   Returning*,  **������������������������  ���������% leaves Greenwood 10 p. ni. _*  *> .,..*. ���������*���������*-,  ���������4  ;  .    %  ws Greenwood Office ''^  **. NORDEN   HOTEL 2  ���������"���������"j ���������������������������*  <*<*J*i*J*JtJXjXjtJ*jXjtJtjtJtjXjX  %  *������5  ������&  ****&  Frank Fletcher  PuoviN-'orAL Land' SunvKYon,  Nelson, B. C.  Some time ago * the "Laurier  government paid about 15 prices  for a post office site in Greenwood.  This site is in the center of the  city, but does not suit some Conservatives who have vacant lots  and empty buildings for sale.  Hence an effort is being made to  have the site changed. As the  government has already bought a  site it is not likely that any more  will be required. Greenwood has  waited a long time for its post-  I office building, and it is liable to  Then there is to be more careful  oversight  of  the  harness,   of the  feeding and -watering,   of dressing  of wounds,   and  of doctoring sick  ponies,   'and    no   overworking of  theso faithful animals.    Pit life for  a horse is* horrible,   but these new  regulations  will  make the lot of  these poor animals  a little more  bearable.    There   are 3,000   coal  mines in Great Britain, and horses  and ponies are* employed in most  of them.  GREENWOOD and  MIDWAY STAGE  Leaves Greenwood for Spokane  at 7 a. in., and for Oroville at 2:30  p. m. .   Ciiarlks Russell.  J. 11. CAMERON,  Leading Tailor of the Kootenays,  KASLO,    B.   O.  Booze cannot hurt anyone if it is  left in the barrel or bottle.  Tun  majority of people   repay  great favors with ingratitude.  Avakice and happiness have not ��������� wait for ever, if tho people keep  yet become Acquainted. | jangling as to*where it should be  built. There aro a dozen good  sites in this city, but tho government cannot buy them all in order  to please the flesh pot hunters. It  is folly to send anyone to Ottawa  to plead for a change of sites.  Greenwood is fortunate if it gets  When* times are hard wolves and a -530,000 building in any part  of  real estate men devour each other.  Where one dies from  hunger a  thousand die from eating too much.  Atb costs nothing and  yet  the  majority do not take enough of it.  the city, and a war over sites will  delay or obliterate that chance entirely.    Better let sleeping dogs lie.  Thinking Themes  Where will you  find absolutely  disinterested    affection?   Without  being cynical or seeking sour satis-  God does the healing,   but the I faction, one may well think with a  doctor  gets   the   credit   and   the smile of amusement upon the tinc-  mnney- - ��������� tine o/ self-interest that>tains al  most every act of courtesy or kindness one meets. The grocer is  genial^ rubs his hands and smiles  ���������you know why, All who feel  that gratitude which is "a lively  Horis will invariably pass a  barrel of diamonds to reach a pail  of swill.  God sometimes work wonders,  for occasionally an honest lawyer  is found on earth.  sense of favors yet to come"  are  professionally Pleasant: the janitor land universities, and  already tho  A National Tragedy -  Here  is a  tragic situation.    In  China, through drought and   flood  3,750,000 human beings are starving and will perish this spring and  summer if relief does  not come.  In  Canada foodstuffs  worth  millions of dollars aro spoiling because  the crops were  too heavy  for tho  railways to ship to thc east.    And  this is happening while the Chinese  nation  is  in tho  agonies of a now  political    With.    Has   the    world  ever beheld such an appealing need  as in China, or so urgent a call lor  '���������'first aid" to the suffering as that  which comes to Canada?   Tho facilities  for shipping grain westward  to the Pacific and on to China are  better than for  sending it  east  to  the   Atlantic.    To   savo this unusable surplus from wanton waste  and to send it where it is so sorely  wanted is our first and   most compelling   national    duty.    In   how  many ways will it come back to us  as  individuals and  as  a   nation?  Tho United  States,   alone among  tho nations, refunded a large part  of the Boxer Rebellion indemnity  on condition that tho money  bo  spent   on    educating   of   Chinese  students in United States colleges  The Boy Scouts  Portland, Ore., March 9. ���������Lieutenant-General Sir Robert S.  Baden-Poweli, founder of the Boy  Scout movement who is visiting  Portland in the interest of the  Scout organization of which he was  the founder, today had a unique  experience with a small army of  Socialists who attended a lecture  delivered hy him to the members  of the Scout organization of this  city. With "MY. James E. Wet-t of  Washington,  J).   C,   chief scout  ALL RED POULTRY YARD  MYNCASTBH,    tfl. C.   '*  IE!  EXCLUSIVELY  HAVE YOUR PHOTO TAKEN  -.    .   'by���������: _  .J. H. JAMES of Greenwood.  About Float  Float is riot a periodical.  It is a book containing 86  illustrations all told',' and  is filled withsketohes and  stories of western life.   It,  tells how a gambler cashed  "in after the flush days'of  Sandon ; how it rained iii  ,  .New Denver   long   after  ���������Noah -was dead ;   how. a   '  , parson took ;a 'drink ,'at* "  -   BearkLako in early days ; ,"  how justice was dealt in "  ���������"    Kaslo   in .'93 j   how the ,'  saloon man outprayed .the *.  women in'Kalamazoo, and .,  graphically    depicts, tho ������������������*  . roamirigs   of   a  western",  editor among the tenderfoot in the cent bolt.    It '���������*  contains the early history,  of Nelson arid a romance  of the Silver King mine.   :.  In. it are   printed three,  western poems, and doz- -  ens of articles too nnmor-  ous to mention.    Send for  one .before it is too late.  The  price   is   25   cents,  postpaid to any part of tho '-.  world'.   Address  all   let-'  * ters to  R. T. .Lowery  GREENWOOD, B. C.     : *  Ten i.���������Headed by-"V'c," au ideal  bird, winning tst at Seattle;* Belling-  ham and Vancouver, aud special ��������� by  R. I. Red Club of America for best  colored male at Seattle. Mated to him  are twelve fine pullets.  Pen 2.���������Headed by '.'Tim," a grand  cockerel, from winning stock at Trail  and Nelsou, with whom i.s mated  twelve good colored pullets.  Pen 3.���������Is made up of good utility  birds, all thorobreds.  j<:c*gs-  ���������Peus i and 2       - -      $5 per 15  Pe������ 3      .- - S3 per 15  A prize of $5 will be"giveii at the  next Greenwood Fair for the best bird  raised from my eggs. .Leave orders at  the store of Russell-Law-Caulfield, Co.  STARKEY & CO.  * ' NEIvSON, B. C.  wholesale,  -dealers in *  Produce   and - Provisions  Don't Be HOODWINKED  WE.NEVER CHANGE|BRANDS  ir  Wrvks should always chose those  maid servants who are strong,  faithful and homely.  As a rule where there is a  marriage without love, there will  be love without marriage.  Hi-* who does not advertise  should remember that without bait  it is difficult to catch fish.  An ad in a newspaper is a silent  salesman that never sleeps, and  does not require a cash register to  make him honest.  and the landlord, the school teacher  and the politican, tho minister and  the undertaker.    Not that it isn't  a good thing to be Pleasant, whatever the reason may be but there's  usually    a   reason.    How   manj  wives and   husbands   expect and  want nothing in return?   And, for  that   matter,  how much   religion  would there bo were there no "reward   in    heaven?"    When    the  young man takes time to be Pleasant to an eldorly woman, Goethe's  rhyme comes to mind:  "Der Mutter schenk' ich,  DieTochter denk'ich."   . -  Tni* man who does not advertise  usually has a store full of old junk  that is dear at any price. No live  merchant keeps dead stock.  I make gifts to (ihe Mother,  Bnt think of the Daughter.  Indeed, if you aro going to cut  all tho selfishness out of any deed  any smile, any kindness,  any man  or'woman, your,surgical skill must  bo great Rnd your hand steady or  American nation is reaping a reward in the confidence and good  will of tho people of China,  who  now have a, thousands students in  the United States who will * return  as   missionaries   of   international  good-will.   This generosity is being kept alive by tho American  people  whose  churches   are now  appealing for money and food to  send  to the relief of tho famine  victims.   Tlie Chinese are a grateful people, and no movement of  such a humane kind will go unrewarded hero and hereafter.  With such a glut of grain and a  more genoral prosperity than exists  in the United States, what are the  people   of Canada  going to  do?  China is the centre of the world  reformation today,  and  the ' real  yellow peril is not an educated and  progressive China, but a China remaining in, poverty, ignorance and  executive of   tho   Boy   Scouts of  America,    General'   Baden-Powell  appeared on the speakers piatform.  He was greeted with mingled cheers  from the Scout organization and  hoots and cat calls from  a certain  element of the local Socialist organization,    The General was not permitted  to proceed far with his address before interruptions from the  Socialist group forced him to stop.  The General then invited some ��������� of  the Socialists to ask questions regarding the movement,    Question  after   question  was   fired   at the  General, who promptly answered  his inquisitors.    It seemed  to be  tho impression of   the Socialists,  judging by the nature of the questions nsked, that the Scout movement was antagonistic to the labor  movement and  based   on   purely  military principles and for rn Hilary  purposes.    At   the conclusion  of  his address, General Baden-Powell  called upon tho Socialists to send  some of their speakers to the platform.-   After    several   had   been  heard, one of the Socialist speakers  volunteered   tho   statement   that  western  Socialists had misunderstood  tho  purpose  of the  Scout  movement,    and    expressed    the  opinion that thc organization would  result  in   building   up  a   better  nation.  LIQUOR, ACT. 1910  (Section'49)  u u.V. UUIU<J|JUI  - ARE A 1 QUALITY  The BRILLIANTES  Are the Best Clear Havanas in Canada  Made by Union Labor in the .best Hy-  B-iemc Factory in the country.   Call for  them (and "fi-et-value for your money Instead of rope .-*  W1LBEHC & WOLZ.Prop. B.C. Cigar  .Factory. New -V-jstminster. B.C :  NOTICE is hereby given that, on the  iirst day of April next, application will  be made to the Superintendent of Provincial, Police-foi? the transfer of the  licence for the sale'of liquor by retail in  "ind upon the premises known as the  Rock Creek Hotel, situate at Rock Creek,  British Columbia, from II. S. Pittenclria-h  to Thomas R. Hanson, of Riverskfe,  British Columbia.  Dated at Rock Creek, B. C, February  19. 1912. J  H, S. PnTENDRIGIT,  Holder of I/iccnce.  THOMAS R. HANSON,  Applicant for'Transfer.  Greenwood City Waterworks Company  -W .g\. En a ��������� ���������.���������  Moiintaineer'.and Kootenay Stan-  ..   dard Cigars. -Jladeby'  J. C. THELIN & Co., NELSON.  QUICKLY STOPS COUGHS. CUBES COLDS  HEALS THE THROAT **NO LUNGS. 28 CENTS  Baggage transferred to  any part of the. City. Furniture moved to any part of  the District. - General Dray-  ing of all kinds.  SIDNEY OLIVER.  LOWERY'S CLAIM  During the 37 months that Lowerv's  Claim was on earth it did business'all  over  the  world.    It  was ��������� the  most  unique, independent .ond fearless journal (sver produced in Canada.' Political  and theological enemies pursued it with  the venom of a rattlesnake until the  government shut' it out of the' mails  and,its editor ceasad  to   publish  it  pa/tly on account of a lazy liver and  partly because it takes a pile of money  to run a paper that is outlawed, a here  are still 20 different editions of this condemned journal in print.   Send 10cents'  and get one or $2 and get the bunch.  . R. T. LOWERY,  Greenwood, B. C  Retaliation  Shortly after midnight a gentle  man was pressed to sing. Very  thoughtfully he put for the excuse  that at the late hour the next door  neighbors might object.  "Oh,   never  mind   the  neigh  bors," cried the young lady of the  house.    "They poisoned our dog  last week."���������Lippincott's  IARMI is situated on the West Fork of the  Kettle river, at its junction with Wilkinson  creek. It is 57 miles from Greenwood and  /5 miles from Grand Forks, It is located  ~a lar������ plateau on the west bank of the Kettle  river and will be the central town for a dozen  smaller mining camps, For the next two years it  will be the supply point for the Kettle Valley raib  way during the construction of that road to Pentic/  ton, 0/ miles,  CARMI has mining, timber and agricultural  resources of great value, It has goldmines right at  the townsite, and is a good smelter site,      -     --.*..   ���������,  Lots are being sold at from $50 to $250 each,  Invest your money at home,  For further particulars apply to  Bo as faithful to tho last as a  oobbler.  Even the bachelor minister iB a  marrying mau.  CARMI   TOWNSITE  CARMI,      B.    O.  CO.,  *.������  ���������I  "'If  ���������m  '"���������Ba  iB -  :A  '?t !*���������'- "'"'i '���������  ���������*���������,������''i.  ' v > -J*  , ,' . V"'   '*���������      .   ������������������    '���������*-������������������      ,' 1   ������������������     ' ' ", ���������  '",.���������, t-,l������-;  '���������;  THE   LEDGE, -.GREENWOOD,   BRITISH   COLUMBIA1,  "^���������'feSlP  WESTERN - - HOTELS;  TlIlS   KOOTENAY    SALOON  Sandon, B. C, has'a line-off nerve  ' bracers unsurpassed in any nioun-  ���������   '    tain town ot the Great West.   A  glass of aqua pura given free with  spirits nienli.  NKWMAKKKT    HOTIST,  la the homo for all tourists and  millionaires 'visiting Now Denver, British Columbia.  llonry Stogo. l'roiir.  BRinKSVII/LK ,HOTK*C.  Bridesville,  B. 'C.    Provides    excellent  accommodation for tourists nnd travellers.   Fresh   Eggs  and  Butter.   Special  *���������   Irlsli Whiskey always on hand.' |  THOMAS   fVAIiSH,   Proprietor.  _A"KMVIK**tV   nOTKL  in Nelson, B C, employs all  white help and is a home for'tho  world (it #1.00 a. day.  r- Nap. M'lllettc, I'vopvlctor.  THK   I'UOVINCK   HOTEL  Grand Forks, is *.'i large tnree-  story brick-.hotel that * provides  . -the public with-good meals and  ��������� - *    pleasant rooms. -A new building  " but the same old rates. ���������-  ISmil I.iirscii; Proprietor,  THK   KASLO   HOTKL  t  Kaslo, B. C��������� is a comfortable  home for ali who travel to that  city.  "     Cockle & Pupworln.  HOTEL CASTLEfJAR, Castlegar Junction. All modern. Excellent  accomodations for' tourists and  drummers. Boundary train leaves  here at 9.10 a.m.  W. H. CAGE, Proprietor  AN ATLANTIC TEAGEDY  '        By Bower, Jones  (Copyright by .Publishers Press Ltd.)  GRANITE CREEK HOTEL  ."  - )  '��������� Granite Creek, B. C. Headquarters for miners, prospectors and  railroadmen. Gc6d_ stabling* in  connection. Tasty meals and  pleasant rooms.'  H. C00DISS0N, Proprietor.  SHICRIiKOOKK   IIOII8K  Nelson; B C. One minute's wall;  from C. P. It station.' Cuisine  unexcelled; Well heated and ventilated.  LA.VINGE & DUNK, Propilctors.  GRAND UNION HOTEL  i .  - Hedley, B. C. .  American  plan  - and moderate rates. First-class  mineral display from all sections  ancl will exchange for specimens  ..from any part of the world.   Reliable information will be given  - investors and working men.  ANTON WINKLER, Proprietor.  TBK.MONT   IIOUSK      -' *  -  Nelson, B. C, is run on thc American and Kuropean plan. Steam  heated rooms. All white labor,  Special attention paid to dining-  room.  Iciiiif-oiitc & C''mipl>o'l, Props,  TULAMEEN HOTEL ., -  Princeton, B. C. is-the headquarters for miners, investors  ancl railroad men.' "A 'fine location and everything"first class  K1RKPATRICK & MALONE, Proprietors.  HOTEL KEREMEOS  Opposite depot.' Extensive alterations have recently beeu made  - rendering this' hotel one of the  most comfortable iiiHhe interior.  "' A choice selection of liquors and  cigars. New pool room and sample  rooms'in connection. ~   ���������  r ���������    ��������� '-*.      *" .      Mrs. A. F. KIRBY'  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, Proprietor  \ Bank of Montreal ���������  -     " ESTABLISHED 1817 ^  Capital, all paid up, $15,413,000.   Rest, $15,000,000.  UNDIVIDED "PROFITS,   SI, 8 55,18.1 3C  ;     Hon. President: Lord -Strathcona ,'and Mount .Royai,, G. C. M. G.  President: R. B.. Angus, -Esq. ' ������������������ ��������� ~~   -  - Vice-Presidents Sir E.' S. ClouSTOn, Bart.  General Manager-: ,H. V. Meredith, Esq. ���������    ,  Branches in London, En^{&^  Buy and Sell Sterling Exchange and Cable~Transfers.    Grant Commercial and  . Travellers' Credits, available in any part of the world.  SAVINGS BANK DEPARTMENT n������urSJ/t,lSS������0.d.,,t%  Greenwood Branch   - C. B. Winter, Mgr.  WHOLESALE GROCERS  Corner Smytfte and Beattie St's, VANCOUVER, B. C  Agents for STIRT0N & DYER Cigars  -    The Best Value of any Cigar made in Canada  Brands:    SALOME.    SAVANNAH. , SMART SET.  CARIBOO.     UTOPIA.  J  ***-K"W������*������>-X*-:������H*^^^^  TEMPERANCE  is all right if shorn of humbuggery".  Too much water drinking is just  as injurious as too much' liquor or  anything else.  OUR PURE WINES  AND LIQUORS  are medicinal if not abused. Every  " household should have a moderate  supply of pure wines or liquors in  the closet for emergency���������either  -. unexpected visitors or sudden ill-,  ness, when a drop of pure liquor  in time may forestall all necessity  for drugs.  Greenwood Liquor gompany, Importers, Greenwood, B. ������.  ^miiitiintimiiiiiininimnminmmpmimni'imit!!!^  1 Greenwood to Phoenix Stage I  ������|~   "��������� . " Leaves Greenwood Daily at 3 p. m. 3  s~ Arrives Greenwood Daily at 10 a. m. =5  S= GREENWOOD OFFICE  CLUB CIGAR STORE =3  | H. JVE.   LAING,   PROPRIETOR |  WINDSOR HOTEL  The WindsorHotel 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 satn-  , pie rooms. The bar is replete  with all modern beverages and  K ' the cafe never closes. Rooms  reserved by telegraph.        ".'���������.**  The Windsor Hotel Co  E. J. Cartier, Mgr. .  ALEXANDRA HOTEL  OKANOGAN FALLS  This hotel is situated in one  of the most delightful sections of the - Okanogan and  provides ample and pleasant  accommodation for the tourist, sportsman and farmer.  Information about the district cheerfully furnished.  Stage line to Oroville, and  steamer on the lake.  ARN0TT & MINE  ProtDrfetors  Mabel.and Ihad, known one another  since as' children-'we had played together. The friendship of our childhood had ripened into a love that was  little short of .Ideal, and when she was  nineteen ��������� I being her senior by  four or five years ��������� we' were married.  I was an orphan, and had spent many  years on-the Continent; her parents  wore-wealthy, and wtih them she had  (���������������������������avelled much. Thus it happened that  ,we were both familiar with the  European capitals, , watering-places,  and winter resorts, and determined���������  as we had neither of us crossed the,  Atlantic���������to spend tlie , winter and  the following summer in the new  world. So a few days ' after our  wedding we found ourselves on board  'the Royal' Mail steamship Arcadia,  our. faces turned toward the setting  sun,' looking forward in joyful anticipation t'o the novel scenes we were  to witness together.  The passage began by being a rough  one, but we were both excellent sailors, and enjoyed its opening days.  There was only one cloud in the  horizon of our happiness, and that  ���������foolish as It may^ seem���������was Mabel's  fear o'f the sea.     '    .   -  "Eugene,. pray that the ship does  not go down in the night."  One night we had retired as usual,  and certainly tho sea was awfully  rough. It took even me, hardened as  I was, some timo to get to-sleep. I  was 'awakened by Mabel rapping on  .th'e side of my berth and crying out:���������  "Eugene; Eugene! what le the matter?"  I1 roused myself ,and listened. Certainly a dull, roaring sound filled the  ship���������a banging 'and splashing which  drowned the noise of the propellers.  A-little alarmed myself I jumped out  of,my berth, and telling Mabel to keep  quiet, I went out into the passage,  i I ran into the arms of a scared,  white-faced Stewart,- of whom I inquired the cause of the commotion.  "The ship's sinking!",* he. cried.  "Haven't '"they roused you? They're  manning the boats up there on deck."  ,. It was true. Isolated as we were  in our state-room we had been forgotten. Assuming as careless an air  as I could summon up'on the moment,  I returned to our state-room, where  Mabel lay iln an agony of alarm.  "Well, little woman," I said, "the  curtain Is rising on" your long-looked  for-drama. The ship is going down,  but there's no particular hurry and  no cause whatever for alarm."  - I helped her, and dressed myself,  putting some papers and valuables  into.my-pockets, and then, fastening  the life-preservers round myself and  her, we sent up on deck. We had  Indeed been forgotten! The last boat  was just preparing to leave the ship  with the captain and some of the  crew. ' We hailed them, and jumped  In just in tirne.^ *  The boat that had left -the ship  before us had been swamped by a  wave, and its occupants were struggling in the water. Instead of pulling  off at once we hovered in the dangerous vicinity of the sinking ship, trying  to rescue them. All at once the deck  burst up, and the ship settled. Our  boat was engulfed in the water; vi  had only time to seize Mabel by the  arms, and we found our selves struggling for our lives ln the eddy.  The night was pitch dark; there  was no moon, and the stars were  hidden behind the masses of storm  clouds. ,1 could not see Mabel's face,  but her feverish clutch on my arm  reassured me, and I knew that she  retained consciousness. After about  ten minutes, during a lull in the wind,  I said to her:���������  "You see, darling, the night. Is  warm, and we are perfectly supported. ,It cannot be more than three or  four hours to day-light at most, and  then we are bound to be picked up Immediately. You feel safe with me, do  you not?"  Her voice came back in the impenetrable darkness:  "Yes, Eugene,' I feel safe with you;  but you have tied this belt too tightly  round me. It makes me feel faint.  Can't you shift it a little?"  "Of course I can," I replied, and  the moment th? sea seemed to bo a  little calmer I proceeded to do so.  She was lying on one arm, and I waa  busily readjusting the belt with the  other, when, In the darkness, a great  wave came over us, and dashed her.  out of my grasp. I dived Instantly and  caught her by the hair, Just as she  slipped away, and, bringing her to  the surface, I held her closely In my  arms. The life-belt had been wa'shed  out of my grasp, and I had to trust to  my own strength, assisted by the belt  that was tied round myself.  AIeb! my wife had lost consciousness, and hung a dead weight in my  arms. For hours and hours and  hours, It-seemed to me that I bore  her up ln the blackness of the night,  imploring her to speak to me ��������� to  open the dear eyes which I could feel  were tightly closed.  It was all in vain; save for the  occasional beat of the heart she might  have been dead.  What a night of agony! Heavens 1  how I prayed for morning ��������� for one  ray of light by which to see my  darling's face. I thought I should go  mad. My arms achea, my limbs ���������  my whole body grew numbed and  cold; sometimes I almost felt myself  dozing off Into the sleep of death,  waking with a start to cry aloud,  "Mabel.-Mabel, 'my darling,'speak to  me!"-and nothing answered but the  moaning of the storm as It died away  in the distance.  At last a faint streak lit the horizon,  a flush tinging the edge of a cloud,  made It visible In the darkness, a  breeze rippled the sullen billows that  rose and fell smoothly around us.  The day was breaking: I shrieked  aloud a prayer of thanksgiving to  heaven that the night was over, and  bent over the motionless, senseless  body that I held In my tired arms  with.a renewed vigour. ���������"-:������������������  Little by little the sun uprose, and  tho dawn came. With the first grey  beam that crept across, the ocean : I  peered Into the face that^had lain  close to mine all night.  It was that of another womanl,  SOT SUCH AN AWFUL tYHIItLl  By Campbell finyinond  (Copyright by Publishers Press Ltd.)  The clerks and officials in one of  the smaller bureaus ,at Washington  would, about now,-seem to a casual  visitor, to be afflicted with a chronic  grin. Even the Bomewhat sedate Chief  sometimes- 'breaks Into a solemn  chuckle- The. joke was rather on  them, so they tried to keep It quiet,  but It-leaked out, of course. Briefly,  it was nothing less than a grand, red  paint whirl by" the most circumspect  clerk on Uncle Sam's payroll that  caused that yrin.  "Uncle Charlie," as he Is called by  everyone from the Chief to the messenger, Is a meek, 'patient little man,  weighing about one hundred and five,  with mutton-chop whiskers, who has  struggled along for fifteen years on a  salary of $1,200. Twelve hundred dollars does not mean affluence down  there when one "has a family of five  girls, anduUncle' Charlie has always  been seedy.       - '  One by one the girls were married,  however, andvlt came about that with  the Juno roses , the last of Uncle  Charlie's responsibilities as to his  family vanished. For several days  after this event he was obsorved to  wear a preoccupied look, Slowly his  air of abstraction gave way to one  of determination, and one sweltering  afternoon, suddenly laying down hie  pen, he announced to the man at the  next desk that he proposed to have a  whirl.  The news ran like wildfire through  the bureau, and presently employees  began to pause casually beside Uncle  Ohnrlle's desk.  . "Say," tho office sport whispered.  "You take my tip. Drink about an  ounce of olive oil before you start In.  You will last twice as long." He  winked and went on.  "I wonder what' that young man  really meant?"' Uncle Charlie pondered.'  '  "I hear that you are going to give  yourself a little recreation, _Uncle  Charlie," the- Disbursing Clerk" said,  and gave him a playful dig ln the  ribs. "Of course you know that It Is  not exactly .regular, but' if you would  like to have a little advance, why, er,  I guess we could fix it up between  us."  "That's very kind of you, sir, but  I really don't think I shall need any  advance," Uncle Charlie said, sorely  perplexed.        -     -   -  "Perhaps ybu.'d better leave the  number of days blank on your application for leave, Uncle Charlie,"  the "Chief advised, meeting him in the  corridor. "But then," he added with  sudden indulgence,* "if you should  happen to overstay the time coming to  you, why, er, we'll-just consider that  you are sick and charge it up to sick  leave."  That was on Tuesday. On Thursday  Uncle Charlie's rusty alpaca coat was  hanging on its usual hook and Uncle  Charlie was at his old desk when the  rest of the clerks" came racing In at  one minute to nine. Uncle Charlie  was chipper and smiling, though his  nose was curiously'peeled.- The office  sport dropped his hat' with its fancy  band in his astonishment, and walked  round and round Uncle Charlie, eyeing  him from head to foot.  "Nary headache, as I live!" he  finally gasped. ��������� "Say, - Uncle * Charlie,  put me wise to that dope, will ryou?  You look as fresh as a daisy!"  It was" no use trying to disguise  their curiosity, and presently half the  office force, including the Chief, had  gathered - about Uncle Charlie's desk.  . "Now, look here, Uncle Charlie,"  the Chief said; "we just.want to know  what you did, anyway. I guess we  sort-of���������well, misunderstood your intentions,"  "Well, It wasn't such an awful  whirl, maybe, for one of you boys,  but it was a right smart one for me,"  Uncle Charlie told them, as they  pressed eagerly, forward. "You see,  for quite a long while I have had to  look after things about the-house ���������  there were always so many little jobs  that the girls couldn't do ��������� and I  used all my leave working at home.  And I wouldn't have felt -like being  extravagant while they were dependent on mo and required so many  thlngB. But after Louise was married  ���������she wa3 the last one, and their  mother has been dead several years  ���������why, I felt like letting myself out a  little. It was one of the most delightful days I have ever experienced."  "But what did you do, Uncle Char-  He?" they demanded in chorus.  '"Why," he said, "first ot all I went  down town and bought this red necktie ��������� I've always wanted one,", he  added bashfully. "And then I went  out to the ball park, and bought a  bag of peanuts, and sat on the bleachers in the sun, and drank pop, and  watched the game. And say," Uncle  Charlie concluded impressively, "Do  you know, I really believe it was a  better game than thc one I saw fifteen  years ago when our home town beat  the Carter Corners' team thirty-seven  to twenty-eight!".  Parental Tactics.  A worried parent is sometimes  obliged to do something like this:���������  "Pa, what is a transcendentallst?"  "Have you chained up the dog, as I  told you?" "Not yet, pa." "Well, do  that, and when you come back I will  tell you what a transcendentallst is."  While Bobby was gone his astute  parent dug the needed Information  out of a dictionary.  ���������A man's Ideal woman Is simply one  who believes everything he tells '...jr.  THE VENOM OF L0TE  liy L. A. Eiiffinan  (Copyright by Publishers Press Ltd)  Sons of the King.  The Prince of Wales,-much to his  disappointment, it is said, is not destined for a naval career. He may-  spend only six months on the 'Hindustan,' and after that enter a cavalry  "regiment  The future of the King's next son,  Prince Albert, has been engaging the  King's attention lately, and it is understood that he will eventually become a midshipman. In his case "the  navy will furnish him with a career.  Prince Henry, the third son, is not  fitted for the strenuous life of n sailor  and he may, after spending some  years at Eton, be gazetted to a cavalry regiment '������������������"  "I can't meet you on Sunday.' I'm  not going to' meet you any more."    -  Nettie . leaned back among the  fragrant Capebroom, jutting its golden  spray through the fence, her eyes  upon the ground, seeking refuge from  the onen avowal Sid's stupid obtuse-  ness forced from her.  He stepped, forward, his hand fell  upon her shoulder, turning her roughly, compelling her to face the  situation.   '  "I'm sick of you," she whimpered,  "so there!"  "There's someone else?"  He was still dragging at her, forcing  her eyps to his.  "Well, what.if there is?" Sho faced  him, a small 'fury. "Haven't I a right  to please myself?" -       *    ���������  "If there-Is���������-���������'"He threw her off  with such violence that-shc rebounded  from tlio fence,' and her bonnet was  tossed over her eyes.,  Nettie tdro her hat off. "There is!  There is!" she cried.  The girl caught herself up with a  gasp.- Sid was looking very ugly just,  thon.    In   the  eyes  that slabbed her  thero was a vicious heat, his mouth  was slightly open, the under jaw rigid.  "You   little   beast!"   he   said.    He  held her tightly.    "It's "Bodio."   The  pressure increased, bruising her soft,  slim body.   "It's Bodio."  "Yes, it is," she answered, defiantly.  "A Dago.'A dirty Dago!" He pushed  her away, his face full of disgust.  "He's lovely. I don't "���������*������������������-* what jou  think. I don't caro what you say, he's  lovely."  For over three weeks Sidney Wood,  saw nothing of Nettie, but he hoard  of her often, and always in association' with Glnn Bodio, the dapper,  black-eyed Italian who ' speared  oysters with amazing dexterity on the  right side of Silvio Panzacchi's shop  front, "while Nettie Mulholland boxed  sweets and .bagged bananas behind  her natty little counter on the left.  Sid was a commonplace youth in a  commonplace world, suddenly thrust  into i a vortex of the emotions that  make for tragedy.  - One moonlight night, after following  them like a blackmailer for an hour,  creepiing meanly from bush to bush,  he saw Gian kiss Nettie good-night by  the Cape-broom hedge, where he and  she had so often parted. The Italian  held her close in his arms, and kissed  her again and again, with uncouth,  noisy kisses. Suddenly Sid arose. He  understood now what it all meant. He  realized in a moment what the fury  and the fever had prompted. Nettie  must die.   He would kill her.  No argument followed, no self-  questioning. In his mind there were  no doubts. He no longer cherished  enmity towards Gian Bodio; his soul  was absorbed ln the killing of Nettie  Mulholland.  Then he heard she was to be at the  trade picnic with Gian Bodio, and that  decided him. At the picnic, somewhere in the bush, before the eyes  of'her Dago, .he would kill her.  None detected the"*smallest evidence  of Sid's intention as they drove to the  picnic. Gian Bodio s'at on Nettie's  left. Next her on the right, pressed  very close, was Martin Sickert, big,  black-haired, violet-eyed, handsome, a  suburban Mephlstopheles. He * certainly enjoyed more of Nettie's'attention than poor Bodio; yet Martin was  nothing but ^orryman for Sin Me, the  banana king, with two guineas a week  and the beer habit. Throughout the  morning at Grass Creek, too, Nettie  Mulholland' flirted openly and Impudently with Sickert, and Bodio sat  with his back to a gum butt, and  watched them, small and silent, no  emotion in his pale face.  Nettie was conscious of Bodio, but  gave no thought to Sidney, and he too  was watching. It was not till after  dinner, when Martin was too drunk  to be companionable, that Nettie returned to the Italian. There were no  reproaches. They sat together i r  half an hour and then went off  through the trees and along the creek.  Sid followed. He felt his moment -3  at hand. Near the camp they passed  from view beyond a clump of saplings.  He waited, but they did not reappear.  He stole forward, crept quietly to  the saplings--- arose, nnd pushed his  way through, without a sound, his  hnnd on the weapon, his "soul hot with  resolution.  He' stopped. They were there.  Nettie lay upon the grass, Bodio knelt  upon her, his knee crushing hor  breast, his left hand gripped about  her throat In his right hand he held  a knife, from the bright blad^ of  which the sunlight flamed. His face  was close to hers, his teeth bared, and  he spat Roman oaths at her with  something of the tiger, something of  the snake. His face was comtorted  with abominable malice, hers wild  with the horror of death.  For one tense moment Sidney Wood  gazed down upon the lovers, and then  a heart-burst filled him with blind  rage.   He hurled himself at Bodio.  A moment later the two men wero  on their feet fighting. Nettie, crouched  down, backing under cover of the  saplings, watched them, mad with  fear.  Sid was sparring and punching with  bare hands. The other slashed with  his knife In a blind fury. Instinctively  Wood's left shot for tho face with  every movement of the Italian. His  arms were cut. He got the knife ln  his breast again, and then ho saw  Bodlo's chin as through a mist, and  swung his right with all the weight  pikI power he could put Into it. Tho  Italian collapsed on himself, and  went down, limp and lifeless. Sid  staggered to his knees, and then fell,  face foremost, across the body orhls  foe. "  Nettle Was running "towards the  picnic party, white and wild, shrieking "Murder! murder!"  The men found Gian n.odlo on his  knees; still dazed; but Sidney Wood  lay prone, bleeding from a dozen  wounds.  , "Take care of Nettle," he whispered.  "For God's sake, take care of Nettie.;  The Dago will kill her!"  As they lifted him a loaded revolver  fell from tho right-hand pocket of his  coat :"--  STOPS COUGHS SMi^-SfS  NEW ADVERTISING SCALE.  The newspapers in Greenwood, Phoenix and Grand Forks have adopted  the  following scale for legal advertising:  Application   for   Liquor   Licence  ,,    (3.0 days) $5,00.  Certificate of,Improvement Notice  , (60 days) $7.5������  Application to Purchase Land No-  -tiees (60 days)...." $7.50'  Delinquent Co-owner Notices (90  days) #10.00  Water Notices (small) tl-So  _ All other legal advertising, 12 cents a  line, single column, for the first insertion; ancl S cents a line for each subsequent insertion.  Nonpariel measurement  IN THE MATTER of an Application  for Duplicate Certificate of Title, No.  4021s, to lot 22, block r��������� map 46,  Greenwood, B. C.  NOTICE IS HEREBY' GIVEN  that it is my intention at the expiration  of one month from the date of the first  publication hereof 'to issue Duplicate  Certificate of Title to said lands to Prudence Befg, unless in the" meantime I  shall receive valid objections thereto in  writing.  W. H. EDMONDS,  District Registrar,  Land Registry Office, Kamloops, B. C.  February 14th, 1912.  MINERAL ACT.  Certificate of Improvements.  NOTICE  "St. Lawiencc" and "Copper Queen"  Mineral Claims, situate in the Greenwood  Mining Division of Yale District.  Where located:���������In Cnrmi camp.  TAKE NOTICE that I, Isaac II.  Hallett, as agent for Norman Morrison,'  Free Miner's Certificate No. B29365, intend, sixty days from the date hereof, to  apply to the Milling Recorder for Cer-  ificates of Improvements, for the purpose  of obtaining Crown Grants of the above |  claims.  And further take notice that action,  under section 37, must be commenced  before the issue of such Certificates of  Improvements.  Dated Lb.is-1i.6th day of January, A. D,  1911.  I. Ii: HALLETT.  EHOLT, B, C,  il  I  John   |VLe^ellat<  Proprietor.  LAND ACT  District of  Similkameen Land District.  Yale.  TAKE notice that I, Michael Bombini,  of Anaconda, British Columbia, occupation, farmer, intend to apply for permission to purchase the following described lauds*. Commencing at a post  planted at the South-West comer of Lot  1569; thence North, 40 chains; thence  East, 12 chains; thence South, 40 chains;  thence West, 12 chains.  MICHELE BOMBINI.  Dated, 26th November, 1911.  COUNTY COURT OF YALE.  A SITTING or tlie County Court of Yule will  lie hnhlen nt the Court House, Greenwood,  on .Tuesday tlie 23rd  day  of  April, 1912, at  eleven o c-loc-U hi the forenoon.  By order,  \V*. G. McMi'NN,  Registrar C. C. of Y..  iBr-I/**���������?*���������������*  nelson, B. &  W. C.  -iVKL-LS, Froprlnlor.  First-class in everything.  Steam heat, electric light",  private baths. Telephone  in every* room. -First-class  bar and barber shop.  'Bus meets all trains.  GRAND CENTRAL  -HOTEL-  Opposite Postoffiee," "NELSON,- B. C,  American and European Flans.  H. H*. PITTS, Prop.  Synopsis of Coal Mining Regulations.  COAL mining rights of tbe 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  -f i an acre. ' Not more than 2,560 acres  will be leased to one applicant.  Application for a lease must be made  bv 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 applioant himself.  Each application must be accompanied  by a fee of -fs 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 at the rate of five cents per ton.  The person operating the mine shall  furnish the Agent with sworn returns  accounting for the full quantity of merchantable coal mined ancl 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 thc working- ol the minejtt the  rate of ������10.00 an acre.  For full iuforinalion application should  be made to the Secretary of the Department of the Interior, Ottawa, or to any  Agent or Sub-Agent of Dominion Lands.  W. W. CORY,  Deputy Minister of thc Interior.  N. 11.���������Unauthorized publication of this  advertisement will not be paid for.  CENTRAL HOTEL  -   PSOENIX. _  One of the largest hotels in  the city.   Beautiful location,  fine rooms and tasty meals.  A. O. JOHNSON  PROP.  QUEEN'S   HOTEL,  f:hoeni__    -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.  R.  V.  CHISHOLM; Peoprietoi*.  DANNY DEANE, Manage*-.  THE RUSSELL HOTEL  Is pleasantly situated in the heart  of Grand Forks, and is convenient  to all the leading financial, and  commercial institntinns of the city.  Travelers will find it a comfortable '  place to sojourn when in the city.  FRED RUSSELL  BULL CREEK HOTEL  One ol Ihe oldest stopping places on the West  Fork. Good accommodation and plenty to eat.  Fish and -srame dinners  in season. Rooms reserved by telegraph.  GORMAN WEST  Prop.  TO CANADIAN ARCHITECTS  cosipetitton for nxw univbr8itv  Buildings to hi* krhctki** at  Point Grky, near Vancoovkr,  British Couoibia.  The Government of British Columbia  invite Competitive Plans for thc general  scheme and design for the proposed new  University, together with more detailed  Plans for the buildings to be erected first  at au estimated cost of $1,500,060.  Prizes of ������10,000 will be given for the  most successful Designs submitted.  Particulars of thc competition and plan  of site may be obtained on request from  the undersigned.  The designs to be sent in by July 31st,  1912, addressed to     '  THE MINISTER OF EDUCATION,  Parliament Buildings,  Victoria, British Columbia.  ON PARLE FRANCAIS  NATIONAL HOTEL  ), B. C.      .  The  Really Best House  in the Boundary.  Recently Remodelled and  * - Strictly Up-to-Date.  Restaurant in connection  ROY & BO YER  PROPS.  THE ROYAL HOTEL  Stanley Street, Nelson. B. C.  Pleasant location. Best  Family Hotel in the City.  American and European  Plan. Good Home for  Steady Boarders. Rates:  $1.00 to '$1,50 ��������� per day.  J. S. BARRATT  Proprietor  ' "--' ?il  .*���������;*'-'������'���������������������������  KSt'flS"* THE   LEDGE,,   GREENWOOD,   BRITISH   COLUMBIA,  ���������������������������up i ������������������������������������iw������-iirriT*TTlTTTTI*imTYAl'*l^ -i  h  ti  BOUNDARY MINES  Sew-***-**"-"*'-*^^  Last week the Rawhide shipped  4,7SG tons of ore.  Last week the  Granby  smelter  treated 25,112 tons of ore.  Last    week   the   Mother   Lode  mine shipped S,7-10 tons of ore.  Last     week     the     Greenwood  smelter treated 13,Of*.*) tons of ore.  The Granby mines arc shipping  an average of '1,18*1 tons a day.  Last  week  $-1.25   was   hid   for  B. C. Copper stock.  Last week the Emma mine.shipped 'I'M Ions of ore.  During January the Granby  smelter produced 4,400 ounces of  gold, 20,(108 ounces of silver and  1,007,.r>r*S pounds of copper.  |   I!, C. MINING NEWS. I  Visitors   to   Rochcr   de    Boide  iniius  who   returned   to   town   on  Bunday last report; thafc tho  shaft  on  the   No.   1   vein, or the upper  vein,   was down  twenty-live   feet  on Saturday and it showed a vein  lour  and  :i.  half feet wide of absolutely    solid    ehaleopyrite    ore  which has heretofore run from  20  to .'JO  per cent,  in copper.    This  shaft* will bo sunk  a considerable  distance yet.    Work  is  also  progressing  on  the  drifting   on   tho  lower  vein  in  the  tunnel at  100  feet depth and the ore  is   improving   all   tho   time.    The   vein   is,  widening  out and   the values are  improving.'  The Babine Mining Co., on  'Four Mile Mountain will resume  operations as soon as the spring  opens up. The company has  been disappointed with the work  accomplished in the past and  they have decided upon a- policy  of operations for' this season  calculated to make up for the  past, and it is fully expected  that before the summer is over  that the Babine Mine will bo  placed on thc top wit!: the best  properties   in   the   district.     Tho  swing the border.1' of the land  of  our Cousin Jack down into Yankee-  land just   two   miles.-   This   has  created a great stir,   especially  in  such towns as come within that two  mile     strip,     including     Blaine,  Wash., over on tho coast;  Sumas,  in the samo locality; and lo and behold, Molson,  tho  town   of  many  sorrows in  Okanogan!   The  subject has been given litfte  consideration until tho Molson people have  taken it seriously  and  really suspect that such a change of  boundary territory may actually be made  and agreed upon by tho two governments.    The farmers,  as a  whole  we are told,   will   welcome such a  change  of   "management"   as   it  will put them under a tax of about  $7.50 for a  well  tilled  100   acre  farm where now they pungle  from  ������50 to $150.    The story is mysterious in origin, and while it  is   not  taken seriously by most folks,   the  fact thafc a change of nearly a mile  wtis made once before, as the cleared  pathway  over   tho mountains  through this section of the country  will show, it leaves a bone to chew  on until something  ollicial and   of  an   authentic   nature   quiets   the  .shattering    nerves of those most  concerned ���������Chesaw News.  PREMIER IN GREENWOOD  Premier-McBride and the Hon-  W. J. Bowser had a very full  house at the Auditorium on Saturday evening, a special train having brought many vi*-itors from  Eholt, Rock Creek, Midway and  other towns. G. A. Wendell acting  as chairman. On Sunday morning  the News-Advertiser of Vancouver  published the following:  The Premier had a sharp tilt  with the Socialists afc the meeting  here tonight Mr. ITt-atherfcon the  Socialist candidate, wished to know  if he could take the plat-form. The  Premier replied thai; bho Opera  House would be vacant (ho rest of  the week and the Socialists could  talk every night.  "But you won't he here," said  someone. "No, I won't he here,"  said the Premier sharply, "and I  don't propose tonight lo sifc and  listen to i\ lot of humdrum and  rattletrap such as Socialists talk."  He added: "To listen to the blue  ruin talk of some of (he Socialists  relate their tides of woe, and suppression, oik- would wonder that  British Columbia was on the map  afc all."  The high cost of living when you  buy  groceries   at   these   prices:  FRESH EGGS, 35c a dozen.  FANCY BUTTER, 35c a pound.  COAL OIL, 25c a gallon. ;  SWIFT'S PREMIUM HAM, 20c a pound.  BROWN'S, FERRY, WASH.  ������������������-������������������"'���������������������������M-'a''***^^  A    voice:.   "Hot  air.  ���������YeP,  Rivers Of Molten Lava  There is an appalling cauldron  of boiling rock and metal in Sovail,'  one of the Samoan inlands. It  exists as the crater of a volcano  which came into existence six years  ago. The terrible internal heab of  the earth, which turns solid rock  fco fluid, blew a vent-hole there,  and the crater remains to show the  scar.  Dr.- Temple Anderson, who has  ventured to peer into this vast  canldron, tells us that it contains  a river of molten lava, which  gleams white-hot in the sunlight,  and is so fluid that it rises in active  fountains, and breaks in scorching waves against the walls of the  crater.  Finally the lava rushes in a tide,  sir," said the Premier. "Socialism  is hot air, and that is why instead  of advancing it has been receeding  so thafc after March 2Sth there will  not be a single Socialist left in the  Legislature. The poople wore getting tired of listening to the same  old story and putting up monthly  dues to support a lot. of itinerants  filled with Karl Marx."  A Socialist said he thought it-  hardly fair of the Premier to talk  in that way after refusing his platform to tho Socialists.  "If my friend does not wish to  hear my observations,'' said the  Premier there is no obligation on  hirn to stay. I have not come here  to plead the Socialistic cause but  have come rather to show those  who still cling to it how unwise  it;  For the Choicest Double Lots  at RIGHT PRICES in Calgary  Also Host Real Estate Dnys in Coast Towns, see L. L. "Matthews.  ALBERNI   PROPERTY A  SURE  MONEY  MAKER  Easy Terms.       Close in Lots.  -.There is no investment equally good  for the.capitalist and the wage/earncr like  good real estate, Everyone allows that B, G ,  is growing and prospering^Get your share,  Every good thing is overdone, it is your own,.  fault if you by a "gold brick," but if you buy  good inside property you are bound to win ,  , big money.    That is the kind we are selling;  In every case we guarantee to return.your  money if you are not satisfied you are malty   .  ing a good thing,    If you have anything to;-,  sell, if it is good, I will sell it.   If you want  a safe investment with sure- returns I will '--  'show you how to make it;: ���������*-������������������'  Keep your eye on my. advertisement/-'/  It will pay you. *.  1_.     I_     MATTHEWS  Present Office:���������WALTER   G.   KENNEDY'S   CLUB   CIGAR   STORE  C. J. BBNByRY & Ce.  Real Estate, Insurance" Investments, Kamloops, B.c!  . Send for a catalogue of headstones and monuments, made by  the Kootenay Monumental Works,  Nelson, B. 0.     -  WATER NOTICE  I, J. C. Cruse of Boundary Falls, 15. C,  rancher, give notice that on the 15th clay  of April, 1912, I intend to apply lo the  Water Commissioner, at his office, Fair-  view, B. C, at n o'clock, a. in., for a  licence to take and use one cubic foot of  water per second from the Ruby Spring,  about one half mile east of Boundary  Falls, B. C, the water to be used on the  Smelter addition to Boundary Falls  townsite and land adjoining lor irrigating  purposes.  J. C. CRUSE  F. Jones,  Fairview,  B.   C, Agent for  Applicant.  DOWN THE GOLD OR  IT ML DOWN YCU  is to follow these faneiful doctrines  ������������������J*  when there is so much  work to be  taken out of there. They have  good strong veins of high grade  ore. and of seme sixteen assays  taken it averages over $200 to  the ton. Mike Callaghan, who  took charge of the property late  last summer, will have charge of  it. again this, year and he will  open the veins up in a businesslike way.���������Ornineca Herald.  mine is closed to transportation with the speed of a cataract, into a  :ind there is no reason why theroIgulf afc the end of tho crater,  should   not   be   a   lot   of money There   it disappears  beneath   the  crust; of a 'largo lava held,  to  flow  for ten   miles   underground,  and  falls with loud explosions into tho I  sea.  Nature is terrible and horrifying  in m'oods such as these. But she  will repair her ravages. The  liquid furnace will some day cool  and dry up, and resplendent verdure will spring into existence in  this very crater, to clothe with  kindly hand thp wounds which  this fury has caused.���������Little  Paper.  An Imaginary Woe  ' For some mouths there' has been  moro or less talk and newspaper  gossip about a new survey being  made to determine the actual  boundary line between the United  States   and    Canada   which   will  who  Look    out   for   tho   man  doesn't enjoy his breakfast.  Cooking ia about as likely to be  popular with pretty girls as work  is with lazy ones.  || Tlie product of  Urapes  ������.  'done."    Ue added  thafc Socialists  tried  to spread  their  propaganda  by holding forth night after  night  on every occasion.    That was why  there  were   Socialists  running in  ridings where there were no Liberals but there was as much chance  of establishing a  Socialist  government as of building a railway from  the earth  to  the moon.    (Laughter.)  Luckily only a small portion of  the workmen embraced Socialist  views.  A voice. "The rest have not  wijkened up."  "The rest have not wakened up"  said the Premier. "They have  been attending to business while  the Socialists do a heap of talking  So much for my Socialist friends.  ISTo doubt next week this hall will  be crowded nightly to hear the promulgation of their woes." (Laughter.)  The Premier then dealt with the  fortnightly wage bill which the  government did not consider practicable.  Mr. Heatherton, from the gallery, said: "The B. C. Federation of Labor representing 10,000  men had asked for it."  The Premier repeated that the  government must consider how it  would apply to the whole province.  It was nofc practicable in out of  way places, but would be investigated by the labor commission.  Another man asked why the  government did not pay the men  who had worked on the plans of  Midway and Vernon Railway now  taken over by the Kettle Valley  Company.  Tho Premier replied that the  government did not look affcer  every .little case, hut aB far as  possible would try to pay off all  debts on the old road.  In answer to questions by'another man tho Premier said ho bo-  ieved foreign dependents of a man  killed in an accident should bo nro-  vided for under the-Workmen's  Compensation Act. So far he had  not found it possible to devise a  law to insure wages of men employed by exploiters' of wild cat  schemes.  A note was handed up signed hy  several women asking if the Premier favored votes for women. The  Premier replied thafc it was not a  matter the Government was prepared to deal with yet. He had  always voted against woman suffrage when it came up in the  House."  The danger of colds is too well-  known to need emphasizing.  . The value of Mathieu's Syrup  of Tar and Cod Liver Oil is'so  great that its benefits cannot be  over stated.  Taken at the inception of a cold  -it cures immediately, aud at all .  stages of the cold its results are  satisfactory.  , The Tar has local curative  power, the Cod Liver Oil general tonic value; combined they  do the double duty.   Large bottle  35  Cents.  *>At all dealers.  When headache nii-I fever are pres-iit with  .1 cold lake Mathieu's Nervine Powders to  reduce the fever and allay the pain. J. I,.  Mnthieti Co., Props., Sherhrooke, Que.- -(H)  Distributors tor Western Canada  Foley Bros,. Larson & Comoany, Inc  Winnipeg, Edmonton, Vancouver, Saskatoon.  ARG������  TUNNEL  A S S A V E R  E. W. WIDDOWSON, Assayer-and  Chemist, Box nrioS, Nelson, B. C.  Charges:���������Gold, Silver, Lead or Copper,  $r each. Gold-Silver, or Silver-Lead,  -fr.50. Prices for other metals: Coal,  Cement, Fireclay analyses on application. The largest custom assay office in  British Columbia.  Day and night shifts are constantly at work on the long"  tunnel that is being driven  by the Argo company, and it  is expected that a large.body  of gold and copper ore will  soon be struck. The/prop,-  erty adjoins the. city, arid  tourists and others, are always* welcome at the work-  * ings.  OLA LOFSTAD, President.  FOR A LONG LIFE  The Only Bow  Love is the only  bow   on   life's  dark cloud.   It is the Morning and  the Evening Star.    It shines upon  tho cradle of the babe,   and   sheds  its radiance upon the quiet   tomb.  Tt is the mother of Art, inspirer of  poet, patriot and philosopher.      It  is the air and light of every  heart,  builder of every home,   kindler of  every   lire   on   every  hearth.    It  was the first to dream of immortality.    It fills the world with   melody, for Music is the voice of Love.  Love is the magician, the enchanter, that changes worthless things to  joy, and makes right   royal   kings  and queens of common clay.    It is  the perfume of the wondrous flower  ���������the   heart���������and   without     that  sacred passion, that divine swoon,  we are less than beasts; but with it  earth is heaven and we   are   gods.  ���������Ingersoll.  Those Interested, Please Read  Fresh air and exercise, with proper  food and a sufficient amount of sleep,  are the essentials.  Under such a regime of living,  germs cannot develop, and many diseases are prevented.  Should the system require a tonic,  tako only such as you know their Ingredients���������such is Vinol, whioh is a  delicious combination of the health-  giving properties of the cods' livers,  ���������with all the useless grease eliminated  and tonic iron added, happily blended  in a mild, medicinal wine.  For this reason Vinol is regarded  as one of the greatest body builders  and invigorators for aged people. It  invigorates and builds them up, and  keeps them up.  "We sell Vinol with the understanding that if it does not give satisfaction the price will be returned.  JoIiq L. White, Druggist, Greenwood,!} .C.  H       Out* complete stock of Plumbing and Tinsmitiv ������3  S~ ing matef ial has at*rived and we are now in a position ������1  g to do all kinds of job work at greatly reduced prices ~������  S~ in any part of the city or district.    . ������������  B   PHONE  S*r       12  McArthur & Clerf I  ^mmmiiimimiimimimmimimmiiimiiii^  Pon't envy the well dressed man���������  wear Fit-Reform Suits and be one  Sauce  A gentleman,   accompanied   by  two  little   girls,    walked into   a  fashionable West End restaurant  and ordered a  small   Bass,   and  asked the waiter if.ho could oblige  him with three plates,   which tho  waiter brought at once.    The man  deliberately   pulled   some   sandwiches out and started eating them.  The waiter,  not   chinking this  correct,  called the manager, and  down came that worthy, aud said  to    the    gentleman:    "Are   you  aware, sir, this is not a common  public-house, where you can bring  your food and eat it?   "Ohl" said  the other, "and who are you?"   I  am the manager."    "Are  you?"  said tho gentleman; "you  are the  very person  I havo boon  looking  for.    Why is tin, |miu|   nofi p]/iy.  ing?" '  '  PROCLAMATION  Greenwood Electoral District  TO WIT:  PUBLIC NOTrOE is hereby -Jven to tlie  Electors of Greenwood Electoral Ul8trlct"lli"t  111 obedience to Ills Majesty's Writ to me l .  reeled, and beano*,' date the 27th -lav of Febru-  .iry.iii the year of our Lord onc.tl-ousaiid nine  IZ'tu ���������*}!���������,'���������  Welve* -, re"lr*- *������ presence of  the said Electors at the  Court House, Greenwood  On the Wth day ot March, al 12 o'clock noon.  IZ, P.,1',' .rpVSe Vf,e ���������"-"���������''J '*��������� \>er������������" '������ rcpresem  them In the Legislature of this Province.  The mode of Nomination of Candidate, ihall  be at follow!:  :.. ,.T!',e C:'***!,lSl*"tes sliaU be nominated in writ-  IiiKJ tlie-wrlliii-r shall be-subscribed by two  reK-lstercd voters of the district as proposer  and seconder, and by three other reirlstercd  voters of the said district as asseatint** to the  nomination, and shall be delivered toUieHi*.  .Kr'V?5 ?nicef,'lt an>' ,*���������"'"-��������� between the date of  the Proclamation and .one p.m. of tlio day of  Nomination. In the event of. a poll beW  ncoessary such poll will be open on tlie  28th day of March, 1912  At the followln-r places: ���������'������������������������������������  1 Grotuwood  2 Mother Lode Mine  3 Denoro >  4 Eholt  5 Midway  6 Kocl< Creek  .7  Ilotindary Falls  Of which everybody Is required to take notice  aiid jroveru himself aciiordliiifly.  ,.. *,'IVE.N' ,"'','-r ������'>' liaml at Ureenwood. this  -Ith day of March, one thousand uliiu hundred  and twelve,  JOHN L. COLES,  Returning Onicer.  Make up your mind that this spring  your new Suits are coming out of,  the Fit-Reform Wardrobe.  Fit-Reform spring styles���������in all the  new and elegant effects���������are ready  for your choosing.  Let us show you these Fit-Reform  creations ���������that well-dressed men  are wearing.  HEALS THE LUNGS  JPRICE, as CfiNl'S  W. ELSON,  *���������  Greenwood, B. C.  -  v  ���������HI  3 ���������   \  a  ft  t:'  j '  ,    3  I  n  ������*.:  *���������*

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