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LINOLEUMS  MATTINGS  AND,  OILCLOTHS  We have received a good -assortment of the above  I lines for spring, in various grades and new patterns,  T. M. GULLEY & Co.  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  Opposite Postoffiee.  GREENWOOD, B. C.  Phone 27  WALTER   G.   KENNEDY  GREENWOOD,   B.   C.  WHOLESALE   AND   RETAIL  0  i  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 Full Stock of First Class Pipes.       Pipe Repairs  a a  Specialty.  \mmm ; m, ,     ni  A. LOGAN & Co.  GREENWOOD.     -     B. C.  BOOMS   TO   tET  In the Swayne House, Silver  Street. Clean, private and comfortable rooms in a quiet locality  at reasonable rates. Hot and cold  baths free to guests.  WANTS. Etc  For Sale.���������A No. 1 Westman  & Baker, Gordon press. The  Ledge, Greenwood."  THE CANADIAN BANK  OF COMMERCE  SIR EDMUND WALKER. C.V.O, LL.C D.C.L, Preside*-*  ALEXANDER LAIRD  General Manager  JOHN AIRD  Assistant General Maaa-*-er  -   For Rent.���������Furnished houses.  A. L. White.  For Sale. ��������� A four-roomed  house on Church street. Price  $150. Apply to D. A. Mac-  Donald,  CAPITAL, $15,000,000 REST, $12,500,000  Accounts may be opened at every branch of The Canadian  Bank of Commerce to be operated by mail, and will receive the  same careful attention as is given to all other departments of the  Bank's busiess. Money may be deposited or withdrawn in this  way as satisfactorily as by a personal visit to the Bank. 84  SAVINGS BANK DEPARTMENT  A, H, MARCON   -   Manager of Greenwood and Rock CreeK Branches  Bank of Montreal  ESTABLISHED 1817  Capital, all paid up, $16,000,000    Rest, $16,000,000.  UNDIVIDED' rHOPITB,   .003,014.04  Hon. President: Xord Strathcona and Mount Roval, G.C.M.G.  President: R. B. Angus, Esq.    ���������   :���������-'.-1  .   Vice-President and General Manager: H. V. MBRBdiTh, Esq.  BranchesinLondon^ng^ffl'^ffite!} 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 tn\%S&������%S������������  For Sale. ��������� Light, medium  and heavy wagons. Kinney's  blacksmith shop and wagon factory, Greenwood.  For Rent.��������� A six-roomed  house, second house ' north of  school-house on Kimberly avenue.  Rent $12.50 a month. Apply to  W. H. Craig.  COUNTY COURT  Greenwood Branch' - 0. B. Winter, Mgr.  His Honor, Judge Brown held  court on Tuesday. The case of  Wellwood Bros, vs E. L. Steeves  was adjourned, ancl that of Delich  vs Uzllak settled. The following  were made British subjects: Pas-  quale Zappir, V. Scopocozza, G.  Spinnlla, F, Maletta, PetMathoda,  M. Marlois, J. Deghera, John Fin-  lay, A. Mazzacchi. N. J. Anderson,  L. Crossetti, W. Johnson, L,  Oliry, M. Frola, M. Ausaldu.  More than 1,000,000 persons are  employed in the textile mills of  Groat Britain.  Duncan' Mcintosh left for the  coast on Saturday.- '���������  J. R. Jackson returned from  Victoria on Monday.  ' Mrs. .Howard * Moore   has  returned to Mace, Idaho.  Mrs'.Harry S. Brown is visiting  her sister in Spokane.  J. H. Ryley of Victoria will  open a law office in Grand Forks.  . . In Phoenix the Kings hotel  opened its dining, room on Monday.  For the first time the ho'el bars  were closed at 11 p. rn., on Tuesday.  *���������  J. B. Burg and his brother will  return  to Purdy,, Missouri,  this  week.   <  ' i -.  Jack Lucy has the rheumatism.  Jack is glad that he has something.  B.. LeQuime will move this  summer from Grand Forks to  Vancouver,  Don't die on third base! Put  your ad in The Ledge and reach  home plate.  Ground oats, barley or cracked  wheat $1.50 per cwt at Brown's,  Ferry. Wash.  Your old pipe may be made like  new at a small cost, send it to  W. G. Kennedy.  Burns & O'Ray of Grand Forks  have bought a seven passenger  automobile car.  The Reading club will meet on  Saturday next at 3 p. m. at Mrs.  P. H. McCurrach.  Frank Wilms has opened a barber shop in the Great Northern  hotel at Grand Forks.  Judge Williams of Phoenix is  now a-patient in the Royal Victoria hospital of Montreal,  Millinery opening, Friday and  Saturday, -March 14th- and 15th,  showing new designs in spring  millinery.    W. Elson & Co.   ���������  Miss Nicholas of Midway is in  the hospital suffering from a  severe attack of appendicitis.  On Monday S. A. Crowell was  fined $75 for hitting Daniel Mor-  risson with a lemon squeezer.  Latest and most pleasing patterns in embroidery and insertion.  L. A. Smith & Co , Anaconda.  Charles Blank has quit mixing  high balls for Tom Hanson, and  will try farm life this summer.  Bokn.-���������At Watlord, Ont., on  March 1st to Mr, and Mrs. W,  Ross of Greenwood, a daughter.  Wes Connell has the contract  to build an implement warehouse  for Tom Hanson at Rock Creek.  Come in and see our sample  suits and patterns of New York  ladies tailored suits. G. A.  Rendell.  A. Schulli was in town, this  week. He has recovered the use  of his arm that was broken some  time ago.  John McKellar of Eholt was in  town last week. He states that  the 11 p. m. closing law does not  effect his hotel business.  John Anderson went to the  const on Monday. He is an old  resident of Denoro and suffering  from a cancer of the liyer.  Swift's Borax Laundry soap.  A fiue hard water soap. Full  line of washing powders also,  L. A. Smith & Co., Anaconda.  Jim Grier was in town for a  few minutes last week. He was  pleased at the progress made in  Greenwood since he left this city  three years ago.  Service in the Presbyterian  church next Sunday, March 16th,  at 11 a. m., Sunday School and  Bible Class 2:30 p. m. Rev. J,  R, Munro Pastor. *  Have you tried any of Chiver's  celebrated English honey, very  choice. Crosse & Blackwell's  mushroom sauce. L. A. Smith  & Co,, Anaconda.  A young man from the Mother  Lode is opening a photographic  studio in that portion of the  Clarendon building, formerly  occupied as a bowling alley.  Last Friday evening the local  curlers presented Cap. Gordon  with a set of pipes. Cap. has  been ice master during the season  and did his work.well, hence the  presentation.  A. B. W., Hodges is leaving  Peru this week, and will take up  his residence in Vancouver or  Victoria. His contract managing a Peruvian smelter at $50,-  000 a year expired this winter.  At a meeting of the license and  police commissioners, Wednesday,  it was unanimously decided to  strictly enforce the provisions of  the Liquor Act. In the future  there will be no public gambling  in Greenwood.  Members of St. Jude's choir arc  asked to* attend a choir practice  on Friday next, ]4th at 8 p. m.  in the church, to practise for next  Sunday's services, ancl for Good  Friday, when Rev. Lloyd expects  to hold services.  St, Jude's church, Sunday next,  Palm Sunday, Holy Communion  at 8 and 11 a. m., Sunday School  at 2:30 p. m., Evensong and Sermon at 7;30 p.- m. Subject:  Pilate's dilemma. ''What shall  I do with Jesus?"  In this district so far this year  twelve chaffeurs have beeu granted licenses. At Grand Forks  twenty-four licenses'for autos and  motor cycles have been issued,  nine iu Phoenix, nine in Greenwood, and four in Princeton.  Fred Roo says that in Ottawa  Bob Green is like the good little  boy. Sometimes seen but never  heard. Bob is a lucky and cute  little fellow, crafty enough to  run with the machine, but not  brainy enough to do much more  than vote.  Oliver LaPorte was in town  this week. On his ranch near  Beaverdell he raised last year  oats more than six feet high, and  many potatoes that weighed three  pounds each. The oat crop was  cut green and sold to E. L.  Steeves.  Considerable repair work will  have to be done to the Greenwood  City Electric Light plant at  Boundary Falls this week end,  and it may be necessary to close  down all day on Sunday, hence  there may be no light, but such a  step will not be undertaken unless  it cannot possibly be avoided.  Wednesday  next, March   26th  is the date ot the card social to  be given by the Equality League,  in  the Star Theatre at 8 p. m.  In place of giving prizes, it has  been decided to allow a selection  of partners aud games to be made  by those attending, so as to ensure each one playing the game  preferred.     Remember  the date  and bring your friends, admission  only    25  cents  which   includes  dainty refreshments.   The hostesses' will be Mrs. Fred McLaine,  Mrs.  Shaw, Mrs.   Boomer, Mrs.  Atwood, Mrs Thomas, and Miss  Frawley.  Western Float  At the meeting last Saturday  held   in   Mrs.   Kinney's   house,  there was a good attendance of  those   who are interested in the  B. C. Political Equality League,  and arrangements were made for  the card social to be given on  Wednesday    26th.     Committees  were appointed to attend to the  various     arrangements,      those  chosen  are as   follows:   Reception   committee,   the   president,  Mrs.     McCutcheon    and    Mrs.  Oliver; hall committee, Mis. Fair  and   Mrs.   Meyer;   refreshment  committee, Mrs. Taylor and Mrs.  Keffer.   The list of ladies who  will act as hostesses is published  elsewhere in this issue.   In the  continued enforced absence of the  secretary Miss Shaw, Mrs. Cummins acted in her place.    Much  instructive discussion and reading  was the basis of the meeting, and  with regard to further meetings  of   the   league,  announcements  will be made in this paper, when  a public place of meeting   has  been decided upon.  One enemy will sometimes make  a man more prominent than a  dozen friends.  Wood is $6 a cord in Kamloops.  Raffles are prohibited in Victoria.  There are 133 daily papers.in  Canada.  Coleman has an open air shooting gallery.     ,  Marcus is to have a $9,000 railway depot.  The school in Barkerville is to  be re-opened.  The police in Fomie are to have  new uniforms.  Hope no longer has  a deputy  mining recorder..  Potatoes are getting scarce   in  Queen Charlotte.   ���������   ���������  The bachelors   have   opened  a  a club in Quegnel.  The   Socialists   have formed   a  Lccal at Penticton.  Thomas Crahan has returned to  Michel from Florida.  In B. C. there is one automobile  to every eighty people.  The,butcher shops in Revelstoke  sell 200 beeves a month.  The hospital in Merritt will soon  have an X-ray machine.  During January seventeen inches  of snow fell at Kelowna.  George Davis has opened a barber shop in Fort George.  Hay is being shipped from near  Spokane to New Denver.  Halibut   recently   sold   for   12  cents a pound in Seattle.  The Orange Lodges in B. C. are  in a flourishing condition.  Willard Young is now running  the barber shop in Keremeos.  In Canada, B. C. ranks fourth  as a manufacturing province.  In  Eupe,  the wholesale houses  close at one p.m. on Satnrdays. -  The Merchants bank has moved  into its new building at Sidney.  Large quantities of cedar posts  are being shipped from Creston.  Several   grist   mills   are   being  built in the Peace River country.  The settlers at the eastern end  of Francois lake want a postoffiee.  At   Penticton thirteen building  permits were issued;in February.-  This year more than half of fche'i  dog taxes in Kaslo'have been paid.  - A. E. Watts will not build a sawmill near Port Hill until next fall.'  The minimum wage for coal miners at Cumberland is $3.30 a day.  The editor of the Kedley Gazette  has room in his paper for more ads.  The Diamond Vale coal mines at  Merritt are  now   employing" 100  men.  Mrs. Manahan has been appointed matron of the Princeton hospital.  T. Frayer has sold his interest in  the wholesale liquor store at Blairmore.  The name of the Burton hotel at  Creston has been changed to King  George.  A school has been opened at  Skidegate with Mrs. Gordon as  teacher.-  The Hon. Price Ellison is recovering from a recent operation for  appendicitis.  Thomas Figgis was fined $50 for  selling liqnor in his restaurant at  Summerland.  R. S. Ledgerwood died in Orient,  Wash., a few days ago from cancer  of the stomach.  At Penticton John Burns was  sent two months to jail for selling  liquor to Indians.  Work has closed down for the  season in McLaren's logging camps  around Blairmore.  Two cows and several chickens  were burned to death in a recent  barn fire in Merritt.  This summer there will be two  passenger trains each way, between  Vernon and Sicamous.  W. E. Boggess will build a cannery at Oroville that will put up  350 cases of fruit daily.  Sailors will be able to see the  new light at Langara Island at a  distance of fifteen miles.  Wm. McKenzie recently died in  Yale, aged 98 years. He had  lived 35 years in that town.  George Ward has returned from  the Sandwich Islands to attend  bar at the Halcyon Hot Springs.  The population of the province  of Alberta in now about one-third  more than the state of Montana.  The citizens of Sawridge on  Lesser Slave lake, want the name  of that town changed to Port Melbourne.  There is some talk of starting a  Liberal daily paper in Fernie. It  should bo printed in three languages.  Last year there were 533 cases  tried in the police court at Fernie.  Tho lines collected amounted to  $3,842.  No. 35  From a whale recently captured  in the South Pacific, half a ton of  ambergris .was. taken, -.valued at  $300,000. ....';,'   i  In the waters adjacent to Nan-  aimo this season 12,000 tons, of  herring have been caught; valued  at'$300,000.  '  "It-is reported that the Great  ���������Northern railway will have its line  extended from Oroville to Penticton this year.  Archie Robertson died a short  time ago in the Princeton hospital.  He owned mining claims in the  Leadville camp. Q fgggj  SUp the Skeena work has been  stopped on the Copper River coal  claims. A diamond drill will \ be  used next summer.*! ������  In Cumberland four Japs were  fined S5 each, for remaining longer  than eight hours in one day in a  coal mine at Bevan.  For being drunk in Enderby an  Indian by the name, of Archie  Williams was fined $30. He sold  his cow to pay his fine.  Wm. Brokenshire died in Vancouver a short time ago. He was  an old resident of Rossland having  lived there for ten years.  The working men in Merritt  have formed a club. The annual  fee is ' $5, and the club will be  open thirteen hours a day.  Last year one of the legitimate  clubs in Vancouver took in $48,-  000 over its bar. The' heaviest  business is done on Sundays.  The taxable value of the land in  New Westminster is over $17,000.  The expected revenuo this year  from all sources is $650,000.  Port Alberni received .one bid for  its debentures, a London man  offered to take them over for  eighty-five cents on the dollar.  At a cost of $300,000 the Idaho-  Continental mine is putting in a  concentrator, compressor and electric power plant near Port Hill.  The coal mines at Taber would  be able to work the year round, if  the freight rate to Winnipeg was  reduced from $4.50 to $3,50 a ton.  The first grain elevator has begun operations in' New Westminster.   Iu has a capacity of 25,000  bushels, and storage for 500 tons.  A Chinaman known as Frenchy  recently died at  Granite  Creek.  He had-lived there, twenty-seven ...  I years and was seventy-one years  'old. -       - - ,  ..  One saloon in Vancouver keeps  eight bartenders on shift at the  same time, and they are kept so  busy that none of them have time  to drink up the short bits.  The cement plant at-Marlboro,  Alberta, will be in operation next  month. Its capacity is 1,500  barrels a day. The machinery is  the best in the world and cost  $500,000.  At Bedwell harbor on Pender  Island a 500 acre tract of land is  being cleared. Upon it a tourist  hotel will be erected that will be  large enough to house several  hundreds of people.  The C. P. R. tunnel at Rogers  Pass will be 2S,000 feet long, and  take five years to complete working from both ends. It will lower  the summit 540 feet, shorten the  line three miles, and cut out 22,000 *  feet of curviture.  Send for a catalogue of headstones and monuments, mado by  the Kootenay Monumental Works,  Nelson, B. C.  Hudson Bay  Hon. Frank Cochrane, Minister  of Railways and Canals, has made  arrangements   for   the   establishment of a wireless telegraph service  between.Le Pas and Hudson Bay.  This will enable the Department at  Ottawa to keep in close touch with  the progress of the work ou the  barbor at the Bay,  so that  tho  engineers can continually report.  The move is another evidenco of  the energy with which Mr. Cochrane is rushing the  road to the  Bay which he hopes to have completed by 1914.  An announcement will be made  very shortly as to the location of  the terminals on the Bay. H. T.  Hazen the harbor engineer who  surveyed both Fort Churchill and  Port Nelson, is in Ottawa at the  present time preparing his report,  and as soon as it is ready an announcement will be made by tho  Minister. In the meantime the  government is making arrangements for sending out an expedition to the Bay early in the spring  with dredging outfit and engineering supplies so as to start work on  the harbor construction and tho  building of terminals and docks.  j..*'*  ,-,   .V-^Vi-','  ya*-5Sr*Mg*^  ���������MmjUlBUUH'l'IH'-tMllW THE   LEDGE,   GREENWOOD,   BRITISH   COLUMBIA'.  THE   L  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 the man who always pays the printer.  Thc 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 advauce.  R.   T.   LOWERY  EDITOR    AND    FINANCIER.  GREENWOOD, MARCH 13, 1913.  A blue mark here indicates that,your Subscription has  become deceased, and that tho editor would once more  like to commune with your collateral.  Fhab is .the father of the devil.  You cannot raise tho dead, even  in a poker game.  Life   is   too   short   to hold  grudge against anyone.  Moral    reform    leagues  usually   mutual    admiration  cieties.  are  so  . You can cure dyspepsia by living on two bits a day and sawing  wood for it.  It. costs too much to govern  Canada, and we have too many  legislators with more ambition  than ability.  Trn-RE is a boom just outside  Greenwood.     It   has   broken   its  crutches and cannot walk in  lack of advertising.  for  Last week the deadlock in the  Ottawa parliament cost the country  more than $8,000 a day. This is a  case where talk was not cheap.  The extreme prevalence of grippe  in America this winter, was caused by the atmospheric conditions  in Europe, caused by the Balkan  war.  Some men think that the encouragement of vice is a good way  to build up a town. Such men are  deranged in their upper stope aud  mentally unfit to hold any public  office.  It is little wonder that the public business of Canada is so far behind when so much time and  money is wasted by hot air talk in  Ottawa. The deadlock last week  puts us in mind of a lot of kids  playing politics in a nursery. We  want more action and fewer words  about our public affairs.  stand, and a fancy liar we can  even enjoy. .  The burglar, foot-pad, towsled-  haired anarchist and drunken loafer; at least you know what they  are and what you may expect from  them. They are enemies of society  that wear the enemy's uniform, so  to say.  But the false friend wears your  uniform, he is a sneak, a spy and  a cheat.  Never when you are the sea sickest were you so nauseated as at  the moment you discovered that  the friend you trusted had betrayed  you.  No mixture of quinine and dottle is so bitter in the mouth as the  taste of faithlessness.  Dead towns sometimes have a  live paper, until the editor grows  tired of living in a cemetery and  moves to a more progressive community. In all towns where the  people rut, the many grow indifferent to the value and convenience of a newspaper in their midst.  A newspaper is a public institution  and its columns reflect the energy,  enterprise and progression, of the  district in which it is published.  Business men lose by not giving  their local papers a generous support.  Thinking Themes  I am opposed to all bill-boards  and street or country-side display  advertising.  My reason is that a city or a  country is a place to live in, more  than a place to transact business  in. We would not deface the  walls of our living rooms with a  placards about soap and ham; why  should we allow our outdoor home  to be uglified by them?  Bill-boards are of the same  nature as the business of street  hawkers and intrnstive peddlers,  who thrust their wares upon yon.  They are nuisances.  It amounts to making money by  offensiveness. Children get their  way by crying and teasing, some  women by nagging and pouting,  some men by sulking and bullying.  The theory is: make yourself a  nuisance till you gain your end.  It is not a commendabe trait of  human nature.  Advertising is a necessary part  of business.    It helps both buyer  and seller.   But it should bo confined to those channels where it  does not spoil higher and more important things than business.   The  law should restrict the enterprising advertiser for making the walls,  fences and building sides of city  streets unbeautiful, and for ruining the charm of the rural land-  scope.  The next step in civilization  should be the limiting of all outdoor display advertising to certain  places set aside for that purpose;  should be a distinct, conscious  declaration of the right of the people to beautify and peace.���������Dr.  Frank Crane.  tion with one of the police officials,  he informed us that it had been  pulled a couple of times, but, up to  now we have not heard of the faro  layouts being laid bare to the  authorities in Vancouver. This is  a matter that should be attended  to immediately.  Then  there is another place in  tho West End,  where everybody  is  in evening   dress.    There   are  women attendants on the gambling  games,  from stud poker to draw,  and they  havo introduced a roulette wheel for the high plungers.  Around about twelve o'clock   at  night they havo a lunch, which is a  cracker-jack, and comprises in tho  way of eatables, chicken and turkey,   with  all the trimmings, and  they wind up with sparkling Burgundy   and    wine.      Champagne  flows very freely, and it is needless  to  state  that  nearly  all the men  who attend there can afford high  play.    In an article in tho News-  Ad vertisor, a Platpment was mado  that gambling was very prevalent,  and as an instance of this, they  quoted a Chinoso joint being found  in  Kitsilano,   but that the police  proposed to stamp it out.    But, we  would ask, why are not these high  places being raided once in awhile?  Tho house we talk about is a  large private residence in the West  End, and the lady who runs it insists that every man who attends  her   games   shall   behave like   a  gentleman, and that all the women  who are behind the bank roll shall  behave like ladies.    Of course the  inevitable rake-off iB   there,   and  she certainly sees to it that the  money is deducted.    During the  hour that we were there, at a conservative estimate, we came to the  conclusion that about $60,00 was  raked off,  and,  of course, this is  very profitable-, particularly when  the games ruu into the wee sma'  hours of  the   morning.    It   is   a  positive fact, as the papers stated,  that gambling is increasing in this  town, and a Utile activity on the  part of the police would doubtless  result, insofar as the white element  is  concerned,   in  having a bunch  behind the bars, who aro more of  detriment to  Vancouver than all  the Chinese chuck-a-lnck, fantan,  ptegow and lottery games that at  present   exist   throughout Chinatown.  tered hopes at the time.  Whon courtship extends over a  period ��������� of years the joy and newness of loving and being loved has  worn off, ardor has cooled, and the  romance is so faded and aged the  wonder is that its-frayed odges hold  together. Romance may fade even  in rainbow tinted wedded lives.  In this instance it mellows into  strong, enduring, lifelong friendship which is love's left hand  brother. The glamour of romance  which belongs to the earlier days  is not essential for happiness.  *   *   *  Romance can not be claimed as  belonging to youth only. Tho  staid old bachelor could tell of  scores of romances in his life, the  ono beginning where the other left  of):', and if his memory would  stretch far enough ho might recollect a bilker's dozen of love  affairs successfully mutured at one  and the same time, which perished,  faded from his mind as completely  as though they never existed.  There is only ono reliable receipe  which will keep romances from  fading, and that is to gild them  over with a love which shall be  impervious to changes. ��������� Laura  Jean Libbey.  tion. It may be in spng, on canvas, in poetry, on the stage, rather  than to lavish them upon an unworthy husband.  Make of a defenseless public a  safety valve of your surcharged  soul; dance, act, write, sing, shout  till the heavens are riven rather  than let ferment of feeling expand  their force and volume until like  an-overfilled river they burst their  boundaries aud work distraction.  Ardor that finds its limits in itself and does not end in action  leaves tho soul, and mind enervated. When we feel keenly and do  the thing we feol the effect is restful and stimulating.  But any woman of fervent temperament who has never known  the ecstatic repose of practical relief through an art or accomplishment, or through lovo of husband  or children, grows haggard and  hard.  Remember: As well expect a  woman to be beautiful without  love in her soul as the forest to rejoice without the birds, the bees to  revel without tho flowers, or the  earth to blush without the sun.���������  Lillian Russell.  WESTERN - - HOTELS.  ���������VKWMARKKT   HOTJSI.  Is the home for all tourists and  millionaires visiting- New  Den-  1 ver, British Columbia.  A. JACOBSON. Proprietor.  THU   PROVINCE   HOTEL  Grand Forks, B.C., is iu the centre  of the city, and furnishes the public  with every accfbinmo'dation' at  reasonable rates.  Km 11 Larson, Proprietor,  THK   KASLO   HOTKL  Kaalo, B. C��������� is a comfortable  home for ali who travel to that  city,  Cockle & Pap wort n.  HOTEL KEREMEOS  Opposite depot. Extensive alter  ations have recently been 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.  CAGE. Proprietor  Lion Heart  Ideals Fade  Swift Vancouver  There have been many candidates put forward from time to  time for the position of the meanest man in the world.  I rise to place in nomination the  faithless man.  I do not mean the man who has  no faith, in the religions sense of  the term; I mean the man in whom  you can have no faith, iu any  sense of the word.  A plain ordinary liar  we can  The goddess of chance holds  high carnival in Vancouver judging from the following taken from  the Vancouver Truth:  ������������������Most of these places, however,  have been playing poker, and some  of them playing black jack, but  there is another place in the 150  block on Cordova Street East,  which is running a faro layout.  They havo two faro tables, besides  poker games, and business is very  brisk every evening.   In conversa-  If there is anything which Cupid  wishes above all else it is that he  guarantees tho lasting qualities of  love, that it could bo considered  true blue, warranted not to fade  under a tropical sun or any arctic  sky.  Cupid also wishes mo to advise  that this gossamer fabric called  love is obliged to ho weighted  heavily by the strongest -hasps  affection can contrive to keep it  from iloating away like a toy  balloon.  Upon learning this I am at a  loss to determine how much fuith  and hope can with safety and certainty be pinned to gossamer hearts.  It does not seem that they are  made differently, for the Master  Builder has but one model.  Human ingenuity will never be  able to improve upon it. Tho  flowers, the most beautiful of his  creations next to human beings,  are made to fade, so why may not  hearts and romances become obliterated all too soon? Romances  either take deep root at once in  love's garden or they perish in the  bud. Wooing to be well done  needs proper attention and consideration. If it be done hastily,  carelessly, the romance is sure to  fade quickly, leaving only faint  traces of memory.  *   ���������)���������   *  Our ideals fade; the woman a  man loves today he may forget tomorrow���������thus runs the world  away. It is wisest and best that  many a romance should fade,  though we may grievo over shat-  The   lion   hearted   Richard   in  happy days of yore, was . wont to  butcher people and wade in  crimson gore; he looked around for vic-  time,  his hand on battle-ax, and  when ho ran across them he calmly broke their backs. He's been the  gaudy hero of scores of rattling  books;  old men have told about  him  in   winter   ingle-nooks;   ancl  even yet the minstrel about his  glory sings���������but no one e'er accused him of doing useful things.  Had Richard stayed iu  England  and  buckled down to tacks; had  he sworn   off  on bloodshed   and  pawned his battle ax, and tried to  give his people a half-way decent  reign, he would not be the hero of  bughouse poet's strain; his bones  would lie acrumbling anoug forgotten kings���������our heroes are not  people who do the useful things.  Today we make an idol of him  who wields his jaw; the man of  tinkling symbols is given  the applause; if he goes forth and bellows for this or that reform, we  call him lion hearted, an oak tree  in a storm, a bulwark of the nation,  a David with his slings���������we never  want a hero who dbos the useful  things.   The men who build the  cities and make the deserts bloom;  the men whoso busy fingers attend  the mill and loom; who send the  ships of commerce across the vasty  deep;  who toil to further science  whon others asleep; who robs the  hills of   riches,   the  quarries ' of  their stone; these go their way obscurely, their names to  fame  unknown, while we applaud the fakir  for whom  the welkin rings���������our  heroes are not people who do the  useful things.���������Walt Mason.  When you want a headston-*** or  monument write to the Kootenay  Monumental Works, Nelson, B.C.  SnERBROOKK   HOUSE  Nelson; B. C One minute's walk  from C. P. R station. CiiiBine  unexcelled; Well heated and ventilated.  LAVINGE & DUNK, Propiletors.  T REM ONT   HOUSE!  Nelson, B. C, is run on the Am-  . erican and European plan. Steam  heated rooms. All white labor.  Special attention paid to dining  room,  Ransome St Campbell, Props,  GRANITE CREEK HOTEL  Granite Creek, B. C Headquarters for miners, prospectors and  railroad men, Good stabling in  ' connection. Tasty meals and  pleasant rooms.  II. GOODISSON, Proprietor  ALGOMA HOTEL  Dead wood, 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.  JAMESiHENDERSON, Proprietor  TULAMEEN HOTEL  Princeton, B. C. is the headquarters for miners, investors  and railroad men. A fine location and everything first-class  KIRKPATRICK & MALONE, Proprietors.  Down in the Dust  Is it worth while that we jostle a brother  Bearing his load on the rough road of  life?  Is it worth while that wc jeer at each  other  In blackness of heart���������that we war to  the knife ?  God pity us all in our pitiful strife.  God pity us all as we jostle each other;  God pardon us all for the triumphs we  feel  When a fellow goes down 'neath his load  on the heather,  Pierced to the heart; words are keener  than steel,  And mightier far for woe or for weal.  Were   it  not  well,   iu this brief little  journey,  On o'er the isthmus,  down into the  tide,  We gave him a fish instead of a serpent,  Are, folding the hands to be aud abide  Forever and aye in dust at his side?  I<ook at the roses saluting each other;  Look at the herds all at peace o'er the  the plain���������  Man,  and man only, makes war on his  brother,  And laughs in  his heart at his peril  and pain.  Shamed by the beasts that go down on  plain.  Joaquin Miller.  imiDKSVILLE   HOTEL.  Bridesville, B. C. This hotel is  within easy reach of all the leading  Boundary towns and the centre ol  a fine farming district.  THOMAS   WALSH,   Proprietor.  THE SIMILKAMEEN HOTEL  Princeton. This hotel is new, comfortable  well-furnished, and is close to tbe railway  depot, Modern accommodation and sample rooms.  SUMMERS & WARDLE, Proprietors  J. E, CAMERON,  Leading Tailor of the Kootenays.  KASLO,    B.   C.  LAKKVIKW   HOTEL  in Nelson, B. C, employs all  white help and is a home for the  world at $1.00 a day.  Nap. Mallette, Proprietor.  H. W. Farmer  Notary Public, Real Estate. Etc,  Rock Creek, B. C.  &CO.  NELSON, B. C.  MINING  BROKERS  PROSPECTS   BOUGHT   AND  SOLD  ARG������  TUNNEL  Tough Booze  Beauty of Living.  A large percentage of the women  in the world today are suffering  from morbid unrest. They are  living in one interminable midnight of disappointment because  life has not laid at their feet an  open occasion for expanding the  qualities of the soul, and they are  too indolent or too cowardly to  seek out opportunities for themselves.  Tho result is that they are discontented, idle, domineering women who find their only solace in  extravagance.  After the* first buoyancy of  physical youth has subsided they  are faded, worn and shrewish because the tender and ideal sym  pathies have been granted no active  manifestations.  The pent up hunger of spirit is  very like compressed steam, it condenses to serious accident. So  after all it is bettor to exhale emo-  Through  the prompt and judicious action of the local police force  an attempt at robbery from the  person at the New Telkwa hotel,  Telkwa, was frustrated and restitution   was   made.   The  would-be  victims were under the influence of  liquor, if we can call iu that, at the  time.    We mention the liquor because of the notoriety this combination of tobasco,  fishooks and  chloral has attached  to itself, and  which is dispensed under the name  of whiskey.    Sam Jones' description of this rotgut about fits, that  one drink of it would make a rabbit spit in a bull dog's face.   This  manufactured   gullet    rasper    is  evidentally   cheaper  to   dispense  than purchased liquor which has  complied with excise regulations,  but cheap as it is, it isn't in the  same class for cheapness with the  man who takes the profit.���������Alder-  mere News.  The Argo Tunnel adjoins  the. townsite of Greenwood  aud can be reached in a few  minute's walk from the centre of the city. Tourists and  mining men are always welcome at the workings.  OLA LOFSTAD  President  JAMBS McCREATH  Secretary.  DR.  KELLEY   CURES   MEN  The Three Shells  The Ballyhoo man of the new  townsite is taking quite a long  breath, isn't he? However, as our  old pal Ikey says, 'The main thing  is not to worry.' How much do  we care if the cappers and steerers  are losing sleep. The most interesting thing to us is to know who's  delaying the game? Why. over at  Fort George the sucker who invested his all in lots and came to see  them and then filled his pockets  full of rocks and jumped into the  river is buried and forgotten, and  we haven't even started. Is it a  fact that Jehu Riley has dropped  his whip?   What are they doing  If you are suffering* from  any of the diseases peculiar  to men, consult Dr. Kellej,  Spokane's pioneer aud leading specialist. Seven years  in the same location and sixteen yearB in active practice.  A graduate, licensed aud  registered M. D. The best  is none too good.  Dr. Xelley's own personal  methods iu handling thousands of cases have always  proved successful and .'f your  case is curable, he will guarantee a speedy and lasting  cure. The German cure '606'  for blood poison, cures an  ordinary case In one treatment.  Special attention is given to all out-of-town cases.  Write full details of your troubles and you will get the  same careful attention as If you called ln person.  FR EE    M US EU M    O FA N A T OM Y  Write for Free  Booklet  Dr. Kelley, 210 Howard St./Spokane, Wash.  at that investigation at Winnipeg?  Is that what's the matter with the  latest townsite White Hope? Why  not send for Tim McGrath or  Kangaroo Mackintosh to stage this  contest and let the rubbernecks  get action. Here they are going  blind watching the shifting of the  three walnut shells. 'Watch the  little townsite pea, men; watch the  little townsite pea. Inside money  I've got outside money I want.  Watch the little p-e-e-e-e-e. Now  you see it and now you don't. I  gotchu, and the gentleman wins  and the farmer 1-o-s-e-e.���������Alder-  mere NewB,  Drive thy  business or  it  will  drive thee.  In Franre during the last twenty  years the births have been exceeded  by the deaths six times.  We should be afraid of nothing.  Watermelons are getting so  plentiful around Obar that farmers  are feeding them to the hogs. We  had several this week.���������Obar, (N.  M.) Progress.  Subscribers are reminded that  The hedge is $2 a year when  paid in advance. When not so  jjaid it is $2.50 a year.  \  illicitly stops coughs, cures colds, and heals  the throat and lungs.       is       i:       80 cents. MANUFACTURING JEWELER  The Only Up-to-Date Optical JhVL-J,.^!  Department in the:interior. j[l^leISOn?  \^><  TEMPERANCE |  is all right if shorn of humbu'ggery.  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 illness, when a drop of pure, liquor  iu time may forestall all necessity  for drugs. y  | mmm L\qm %mmv, Importers, Greenwood, jb; & I  ���������^���������-^ss*-??'*--*'^^  *g 0'������>0-������0-������O-,>O-������0'iV������O-9O-}>0*0^0<{*>0<J  o TriL. _,    TM3��������� a. _ ..     ���������  o  o  o  ���������  o  o  ie Mystery ������  of Fitz Roy  I-*;*. > -I .','<', ..'-?.':*'i J*E  ' ���������\\>/':i'\:liW:.hf>\  ���������"*��������� ''/���������/..^������������������'.wwn,;*  ;,*;���������; t. ���������;';'- 'f&Xfin  ''''"'":L'%P^Sn  ������   Story of the Skeleton In the  Closet  c  Dealers in Fresh and Salt Meats, Fish  and Poultry. Shops in nearly all the  towns of the Boundary and Kootenay.  COPPER STREET, GREENWOOD, B.C.  **"5___-*_-*'--'^*"-**^^  By   F   A.   MITCBEL  -*0--'>0$0-&0$0#0-^0-*>0-*������0-->0$0-*>o������  Leonard v\tv. Hoy was sitting In his  club In London when he was called to  the telephone, und n master workman  wno was tearing down n structure Fitz  Roy owned In the vicinity of the Pad-  dington railway station asked him If he  would como to tlie building as soon as  possible. l*-itz Roy nsked -why he was  wanted, but the man told him he would  rather be would come and see for himself.  The building being rns-ed hncl once  been the home of the Fitz Roys, situated at the time it was built In the  country near thi* vlty of Loudon. During the war between tbe parliament  and the sovereign the Kits: Roys were  ardent supporters of the king. At the  triumph of the latter the property had  been confiscated, but returned a*t the  restoration of ClunWlI.   The family  Arrives Greenwood Daily at 10 a. m.  g GREENWOOD OFFICE        - - CLUB CIGAR STORE =3  ������p H.   M.   LAIWG,, PROPRIETOR I  ���������^aiiiiiiiiaiiiaiiiaiiiiiiiiauiiiii^iiiiiijaiiiiiii^iiuiiiiiiiig  The New Deere  Sulky and Gang  wi-h^h,**0,13??- -**r*Y*t!<:'-!-*- the same lines-  John D^reTrreM1arkEn ������' SaPeri������dty 'ha  tooMift*" ���������__J,'!_l-,f!B *%d with ������ W������wrftil  with ease "   iai Xo0t'*in work--s0 8as'' *<*  ������*ft^.ruTe������-^ wretch your lees. _ you  ana it lias wonderful lilting power-live, imi-TiU^iiK'*!? ea.sy te.ach ������* *">������r hand  nnyono can raise or lower the plows witn'e'as'e.  ...    ''ie cane lias an auxiliary han-'lever.   Youc  tt 111  niint.nl  .l.������_l _ ���������        ..  .       ** -1  -sf of Draft  hand  L-aat.  75*5 of all the friction on a plow bottom comoa In front of a line d  ^S'Y-f-7 back ttom ,he n������in" The Pe  vt"**"e?.t!!':?.f ������wnetrate the soil .������ui������*it on that part"  across tho mouldi-oard-a Third "th'eway bttklmmThfl*^-??1'"'1'11',.'"1**0���������  of John Deere plow bottoms ������_W_ _S������_pen^.LTJ*', Z***!?^***  oi the bottom where tho friction is heaviest  Wr" "-      "'- "     it to tell*.  ew Deore'Sulk-^and Gane 'such*"as"Ad-������  asy   mana-jement���������Dust-pn    "  easy running���������axles run in oil.  Pnt���������JedTmCparov0e'���������eUn*t3 IaSiW?,������te1'-,������'  justab a   seat���������Better stcel-Easv   m���������,       y and Gnn-f such as Ad-  Equal Distribution of  weight on eac_  wheel  The  "Gold  Medal  Line"  Highest award at every  World's Fair or Exposition  since 1840.  All kinds of Walking Plows also sold in the above line.   Remember, quality  remains long after the price is forgotten  JAMES G, McMYNN, MIDWAY, R C,  Jtytmi&JO'  "nob n<r-fet40b&r/6l>  mmm  onedyetoau kimds--������������������|  It's Ihe CLEANEST. SIMPLEST, and UEST HOME  DYE, one can buy.-Wliy you don't even have lo  know what KIND of Cloth your Good, ire nmde  o'...So Mlataku. are Impossible.  Send {or Free Color Card. Story nooklel. and  Booklet slvlns results of Dyclnif over other colors.  The JOHNSON-RICHAROSON CO., Limited,        Montreul. Cunsda.  Greenwood City Waterworks Company  ��������������� * a jt jt jt jt js ji _j jt jt ji jt j* jt *  illfiprlotlPtel  ���������%  ^ Saturday last stage leaves  sj Mother Lode6p.m. Returning,  <t*l leaves Greenwood 10 p. m.  %        .  __     .  ���������n  DELIVERED  To any part of the city or district  J.McDOlNELL, Proprietor  Leaves Mother Lode  9,30 a.  in,  6:30 p. iu.  Leaves Greenwood  2:00 p.  m.  8:30 p.  m.  Don't Be HOODWINKED  WE NEVER CHANGE BRANDS  Greenwood Office  HOTEL  ���������S NORDEN  , '##J������M#.*JtMjl,jAJtjXJtjtjtjtjX  ARE A 1 QUALITY  I-ITZ KOV WAS ai{l!ATLy INTEBI-STED.  had occupied it till the ueij-hboi-liood  ���������was .built up for commorciul purposes,  ���������when they left it for a more (.-ongeulal  location.' Now it \vns*beiug eliminated  to make way for u structure more iu  keeping with its surroundings.  Fitz Itoy called a cab and drove to  the home of his ancestors. Work had  been suspended on a certain portion of  the building, and there the foreman  led hinb. Removing material from  above, the workman had opened a compartment about 2 by 3 feet, supposed  to have originally been one of those  large chimneys built in former times,  nnd exposed a human head, or, rather,  skull. They had reported the find to  their boss, who ordered the work stopped and telephoned for the owner.  Fitz Roy was greatly interested.   He  ordered the walls inclosing the space  lowered with every care.   It widened  at the shoulders of the figure, assuming the proportions of an old time tire-  place, the opening of which had been  inclosed by a sliding panel four feet  in height, the outer side of which had  been painted to represent oali.    The  panel hung on a steel crosspiece and  was moved by a steel spring.   A brick  wall had been built at the opening,  covering the panel.  Whut few hairs remained on the  skull were quite long, and around the  neck was a lace collar of the time of  Charles 1. The costume was of that  period, in the fireplace were arms of  the same time, so that there was only  standing room for the figure. About  its waist was buckled a rupier on the  blade of which were stains Indicating  that it had been last sheathed with  blood on it  The work of demolition proceeded  slowly, Fitz Roy noting every particular. The least disturbance of the skeleton caused parts of the clothing to fall  away. The lace collar crumbled first,  then the doublet. The most surprising  feature in the case was that, while the  costume was that of a cavalier of the  seventeenth century, the pelvis indicated the wearer to have been a woman.  When a sufficient opening had been  made to remove the figure without  shaking it apart Fitz Roy sent for a  casket and had the remains removed  to the family vault. There it was put  in one of the vacant niches and murk-  ed: "Caroline Eleanor Fitz Roy. Disappeared 16~.   Body found 19-."  The discovery of this skeleton forms  the complement of an unfinished story,  indeed a story the whole of which wa.--  known only to Caroline Eleanor Fitz  Roy herself. Leonard Fitz Roy was  familiar with all of It that was ou record and. using' such light as was  thrown on It hy the discovery of the  skeleton, completed a romance thnt hud  beeu incomplete for between two uud  three hundred yeurs.  During the war between the king anil  tho parliament Fitz Roy bouse was Uie  scone of exciting events. But a few  miles from Loudon, its occupant.-* were  interested nnd were cognizant of the  opposition of the lawmakers to the royal authority and were greatly incensed  at it  This Caroline Eleanor Fitz Roy was  nt that time a beautiful girl about twenty years old, noted equally for her attractive personality and ber loyalty to  the king. Many of tbe young bloods  of her time wore in love with her, and  young Roundheads would doubtless  have been equally liable had she been  accessible to them.    There ���������������_������������������ ong  Roundhead, however, whom she had1  long known.    He was Richard Poin-  dexter, the son of a gentleman who on  account of some injustice he conceived  the king had done hini had joined the  parliamentary side.  Bicharo* up to the  time he and his family had taken part  against the king was the favored one  of all Caroline's suitors.   Women are  apt to be more violent In their advocacy of a cause - than men, and. from  tho moment she learned that Richard  had turned'Roundhead her love for him  seemed to' have turned to hate.   Just  before marching from London with his  command to meet the forces of Prince  Rupert he rode to Fitz Roy house to  bid her goodby.  There is little or no record of the Interview that took place at that time,  but other data indicate that she scorned the young man who had espoused  the cause she condemned.  A fragment  of a letter says:   "Richard was here  today to see Caroline.   He rode away  sorrowful, while Caroline came upstairs  with her cheeks hot, her eyes flashing,  and shut herself in her' room."   That  she did not see him again till after  the execution of the king is mentioned  in the family archives; also that she  spurned him as a regicide, accusing  him of being equally responsible -with  the regicides for the king's death. This  time when   Richard left her he was  more angered than sorrowful and iold  her that he would never see her again.  The loss of her cause, the execution  of the king���������au event appalling to a  headstrong  girl   who considered  the  person   of  her  sovereign  sacred���������the  fact of her-lover having joined those  she considered her enemies, seemed to  madden this loyal maiden.   Doubtless  the chief cause of her wrath was the  loss of her lover.    There Is no evidence that she had ceased to love him  notwithstanding  that she seemed to  hate him.   More likely, what appeared  to be bate came from the very intensity of her love and the fact that it  had been turned to bitterness.  About the time that Cromwell was  proclaimed lord protector of England  Richard Toindexter's regiment preparatory to being disbanded was encamped on vacant ground a short distance  from Fitz, Roy house.   One afternoon  some officers riding into camp met a  man rapidly approaching them. Ho did  not see them till he was upon them,  then looked up at them -wildly.   They  rode on a few hundred yards, when  they struck a wood and one of them  noticed a body lying near their path.  ���������Dismounting, they found one of their  own regiment who had been pierced  (by a rapier.   He was unconscious, but  not dead.  Suspecting that the man they had  met had caused the trouble, two ot  the party started in  pursuit. ��������� They  soon caught sight of him and saw him  turn into  the grounds of  Fita Roy  house.     Following   him   there,   they  came upon his horse.    Dismounting,  they entered the house and searched  every nook and cranny.   No one was  there except two old women and the  servants, none of whom showed any  excitement. Sure that the fugitive was  on the premises, thoy were reluctant to  give up the chase, but since it was  impossible to find him they went back  and reported the fact to those who had  remained with the wounded man.  He had revived and asked eagerly If  they had found his enemy.*- When they  said that they had not a look of intense relief passed over his face.  A conveyance was sent -from tho  camp. He was convoyed to his tent and  placed on his cot, where he remained  for some time recovering from his  ���������wound. When he was able to be about  again he left the parliamentary service and, going abroad, entered that of  the king of France. He declined to tell  who had stabbed him.  One afternoon Caroline Fitz* Roy's  horse was noticed nibbling the grass  in the grounds of Fitz Roy house.  She had not been at home for a day or  two, and it was supposed she had returned. But she did not appear. A  search was made for her in and about  the house, but she was not found.  That was more than 200 years ago.  and she is still missing.  Poindexter remained a number of  years in France. His family in England besought him to return, but he  w-buld not.  Finally the story that Caroline  Fitz Roy had long been missing  brought him home. He seemed greatly  distressed at the mystery, but if he  had anything to do with the girl's disappearance he never told. In a letter  written when he was an old man, in  which he referred to the matter, he assumed that she had gone to a foreign  country, where she must have died.  One  thing about tbe panel  in  the  demolished  house that  Leonard   Fitz  Roy carefully investigated was whether there was any way of opening it  from the inside.   He found tbat there  was not   He succeeded Jn supplying  sufficient parts of the story to lead him  to infer thnt Caroline Fitz Roy. following some plan or moved by somo  cause that did not appear, -went dressed as a man to seek her lover nt or  near his camp.  They met. nnd she killed him.   When pursued by his brother  officers  she  dismounted  and  entered  the house without being seen by any  one of tbe household and. knowing of  the secret space, went into It to hide.  The panel closed with a spring, and  she was unable to open it.  Among subsequent alterations the  fireplace was bricked up. -Quite possibly at the time of her imprisonment  she was the only one who know of tho  secret space and tho panel by which it  was entered.  The story of this girl, sealed for two  centuries, is a forcenble illustration of  those lines in Coleridge's poem "Chris  tobel:"  THE BRUNSWICK HOTEL  CIGAR    AND   NEWS   STAND  CARMI  ( Is now open to the public, New build,  ing, new furnishings and everything lot'  the comfort of our patrons, Sample room  and barn in connection,  EHOLT, B. Q  I  John  JWe^eliat*  Proprietor.   ,  .'"���������;!���������'  J, B, SHEKIDAN  NEW ADVERTISING SCALE.  .The newspapers in Greenwood. Phoenix and Grand Forks have adopted the  following scale for legal advertising-  Application  ,for   Liquor   Licence  r   M������ Wv' ��������� $5-00.  certificate of Improvement Notice  - (60 days)..'.  ������  Application to Purchase Land No-'  tiees (6o clays)  -    *_ ���������  Delinquent Co-owner NotiVeV'('90  Water Noti'ces'(smal'l j.''.'.[ H~Z  All other legal advertising," 12' cents a  ne, single column, for the first in.ser-  IZU,     *Vc**,ltsJ* -----���������-��������� for each subsequent insertion.  Noupariel measurement  CUTTING   DOWN   EXPENSES.  A Pruning Knife That Cut Pretty Deep  Both Ways.  "It is this way," suid Mr. Piety mil.  "We have simply wot to cut down expenses. There are no two ways about  It. I was running over my bank ac-  :ount last nljrht, and It begins to look  like an unexpected event that forgot to  happen. We ha re got to cut out a lot  ������f monkey business. There are your  bridge parties, f'rinstance."  "All right." agreed Mrs. Hill. "I'll  :ut them out absolutely. Anything  slse?"  "Yes; those little pink teas you give  svery week or so set me back about  "515 a throw."  "All right. No.more pink teas. Anything else?"  "Don't you suppose you can cut down  >n your dressmaker's bills?"  "Yes; 1 will buy a fifteen dollar hand-  me-down suit, 11 ml I won't have a dress  made all winter.   Anything else?"  "Your hats"-  *"I*ll make over my old ones. Is that  all?"  "All that I think of at present I am  jlad to see you are sensible about it."  "Well, then, of course you will cut  out those two for 11 quarter cigars of  fours.' Ten or twelve of those a day  count up."  "I really hadn't thought of stopping  smoking."  "Well, I guess you'll have to. And  then those dollar lunches that you buy  flowntown every noon���������of course you  will stop that nnd come home to lunch.  We'll have codfish."  "Oh, really, now, you are a bit unreasonable, my dear."  "You will also have to cut out your  tailor and buy ready made clothes.  Yon -will also have to stop having those  cute little poker parties here. Your  friends come and win your money.  3moke your cigars and drink your whisky. That must be stopped. It Is too expensive."  "But I have got to have thnt relaxation from business cares."  "You can relax In the future by playing dominos with me. We will entertain each other and save a lot of money, and thnt goes too. It's the one  best bet."  "Well." said Mr. Piety Hill, "after  thinking the whole matter over carefully I havo come to the conclusion  that -we had hetter let things run  along as they are for awhile. Perhnps  we can manage it somehow."  "1  thought  we could."  replied  Mrs,  Hill.���������Richmond Dispatch.  ��������� **.' ���������' I  COUNTY COURT OF YALE.  on  eleven  A    i1 W? off'io County Court, of Yule will  "���������    I**; holilGii nt ihe bonrt House, Orcenwoo-i,  Jiies'liiy   tlio  fill-   d-ijr of  May,  101.1,   at  'on o'clock In the forenoon.     ���������  By order,  WALTER DEWDNEY,  IZCRistnir'C. C. of Y.  nelson, B. 0  First-class in everything*.  Steam heat, electric light  private baths. Telephone  m every room. First-class  bar and barber shop.  'Bus meets all trains.  Synopsis of Coal Mining Regulations.  ���������OOAL mining rights of the Dominion,  w 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  $i an acre. Not more than 2,560 acres  will be leased to one applicant.  Application for a lease must be made  by the applicant in person to the Agent  or Sub-Agent of the district in which the  rights applied for are situated.  In surveyed territory the land must be  described by sections,'or legal sub-divisions of sections, and in unsurveyed  territory the tract applied for shall be  staked out by the applicant himself.  Each application, must be accompanied  bv 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 at the rate of five cents per ton.  The person operating the "mine shall  furnish tbe Agent with 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 lo purchase whatever available  surface rights may be considered necessary for tbe working of the mine'at the  rate of ������10.00 an acre.  For full information 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 the Interior.  N.B.���������Unauthorized publication of this  advertisement will not be paid for.  QUEEN'S   HOTEL  FHOBJNI-SC ��������� 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.  CHISHOIM & HAflTNM    -    Props.  ON PARL-U FRANCAIS *  IATMAL HOTEL  GREENWOOD, B. C.  The  Really Best House  in the Boundary.  Recently Remodelled and  Strictly Up-to-Date.  Restaurant in connection  OWEN   BO YER     .-  PROP  Proved His Common Sense.  The candidate  for the president of  Jerkwater college   wore  a   benignant  smile and au air of superiority as he  faced the board of trustees, composed  of   farmers.    The   smile    broadened  when the chairman of the board nn  nounced  that there would   be an  es  amlnntion.  The professor still remembered his  Greek and geometry, he had nlways  been a good speller, and he had hut  recently completed an extensive course  in agriculture Therefore he had nn  iears.  "We have no doubt of your  learn  ing." explained the chairman, "so we  shall not try to trip you up on tech  nlcallties.    We simply want to get a  line on your common sense.   Here are  the three questions:  -���������What is love?*  "'What Is poetry?*  '"What is electricity?"*  The    professor    turned    pale,     ric  moistened  his lips and  hesitated,  for  he needed the job.   After a moment's  pause he picked np his hat and turned  to depart.  "What's the matter?" nsked the  chulrman, while the rest of the trustees  pricked up their ears.  "I can't answer these questions, because I don't, know," declnrcd thc pro-  ���������fessor. with a detlant air. from the  ���������door.  "Come back!" shouted the ohalrmnn  "You have proved your coinmou sense.  The Job is yours."-Roy It. Atkinson in  Puck.  About Float  Float is not a periodical.  It is a book containing 86  illustrations all told, and  is filled with sketches and  ' stories of western life.   It  tells how a gambler cashed  in after the flush days of  Sandon : how it rained in  New Denver   long   after  Noah was dead;   how a  parson took a   drink   at  BearJLakeJin earlyJdays ;  how justice was dealt in  Kaslo   in  '93;   how the  saloon^man outprayed the  women in Kalamazoo, and  graphically    depicts   the  roamings   of   a  -western  editor among the tender-  feet in thejeent Jbelt.    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 nnmer- ���������  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   letters to  R. T. Lowery  GREENWOOD, B. C.  WINDSOR HOTEL  The Windsor Hotel is one of the  best furnished hotels in the West  It is located in the heart of Green-  woodand within easy reach 'of all  the financial and commercial institutions of the Copper Metropolis. Heated with steam and lit  by electricity. Commodious sani-  ple rooms. The bar is replete  with all modern beverages and  the cafe never closes. Rooms  reserved by telegraph.  The Windsor Hotel Co  E. J.f Cartier, Mgr.  GRAND CENTRAL   HOTEL-   Opposite Postoffiee, NELSON, B. C.  American and European Plans.  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,  NELSON HOUSE  NELSON.  European Plan.  Cafe open day and night.   Bar.  Merchant's lunch 12 to 2.  W.  A. WARD  Phone 27.  PROPRIETOR.  0. Box 597.  GREENWOOD and  MIDWAY STAGE  Leaves Greenwood for Spokane  at 7 a.m., and for Oroville at 2:30  1 p. m.    Leave orders at Terhune's  Cigar Store.       Ciiarles Russell.  -J*  your Razors Honed  and Your Baths at  1  For to bo wroth with ono wo lovo  Doth work like madness on the brain.  The BRILLIANTES I  Are the Best Clear Havanas in Canada  Made by Union Labor In the bent Hv*-  ���������rlcrilc Fnctory In tlie country.  Call for  tlicm and get value for your money Instead of rope  WILBERG & VV0LZ, Pror. B.C. Clear  Factory, New vVestmlnstcr. B. C.  -1 SHOES SHINED l  I At the Windsor Hotel by f  " ZACK WATSON  ADVERTISE IK THE LEDGE  MESSENGER SERVICE        |  rk-#M<������>*$*^  *������<><><>0<K>OOOOOOCK>0<KK>00<W  T.   THOMAS  CLOTHES CLEANED  PRESSED AND REPAIRED  TAILOR - GREENWOOD  ���������"���������N*'*'*******1**"*-**-^^  Under Suspicion.  President Taft rnrely says unkind  tliiuRS about the men wKli whom lie  ���������comes ln contact In public life. But  ���������jvui-u lie does unllmber for a bowbitrd-  -ment he generally puts ln a center oliot  ���������hot nnd Irresistible.  Not long- ago he wns talking about nn  officeholder whom he had discharged  for tho good of tbo service.  "Ho was a bad one," criticised Taft  -'Ho had a bad streak all through him.  Ho bad the distinction of putting into  my mind an Idea which nobody else  had been able to suggest to me. When  he was turned out of his job I felt  ���������that It would be wise to employ an art  expert to see whether he had substituted fakes for tho oil paintings on  tho.walla of the public buildings in  ���������which he had worked."���������Popular Mag-  1 -azlno.  TUNING  Mr. Charles E. King will visit  Greenwood ot an early date. Leave  orders for guaranteed pianoforte  tuning at White's Drug Store.  FRAWLEY'S  BARBER SHOP i  Ba   I   ���������  I   I  Mountaineer and Kootenay Standard Cigars.   Made by  J. C. THELIN & Co., NELSON.  GREENWOOD,  X  ASSAY BR  E. W. WIDDOWSON, Assayer nnd  Chemist, Box nno8, Nelson, B. C.  Charges:���������Gold/Silver, I,cad or Copper,  $1 each. Gohl-Silvcr, or Silver-Lead,  $1.50. Prices for other metals: Coal,  Cement, Fireclay analyses on application. The largest custom assay oflice in  British .Columbia,  LOWERY'S CLAIM  During the 87 months that Lowory's  Claim was on earth it did business nil  over the world. It was the most  unique, indonondent and fearless journal over produced in Canada. Political  and theological enemies pursued it with  the vonom of a rattlesnake until tho  government shut it out of tho mails,  and its editor censad to publish it  partly on account of a lazy liver and  partly because it takes a pile of money  to run a paper that is outlawed. 'J here  are atfll 20 different editions of tills con.  demncd journal in print. Send 10cento  and got one or $2 and got tho hunch.  II. T. LOWEltY,  Greenwood, U. 0. THE   LEDGE,   GREENWOOD,   BRITISH   COLUMBIA.  f.   BOUNDARY MINES    |  o\jOCKH><*)<K>*C^O<KK)<>^^  Last week the Rawhide shipped  {3,75(3 tons of ore.  Last week the Granby mine  shipped 26,101 tons of ore.  Last week the Granby smelter  treated 24,360 tons of ore.  Last week tbe Mother Lode  mine shipped 4,784 tons of ore.  Last week tbe Greenwood  smelter treated 15,450 tons of ore.  . Last week tbe Napoleon mine  shipped 415 tons of ore.  Last week tbe Queen Victoria  mine shipped 1,080 tons of ore.  Negotiations have' been renewed  hy tho British Columbia Copper  Company for tbe purchase *of the  ���������yoigt mines, on Copper mountain,  tho original bond on tho_propertieB  having been allowed to lapse December 21,1912. Tbo now oiler is  said to be $175,000 for thc entire  group, tho purchasing company to  assiimo. an indebtedness of approximately -*?200,000, incurred by tbo  owner, E. F. Voipt, but to what  stage tlie negotiations have progressed  can not ho learned.���������Spo-  in  kano Review.  OOOOO 0C>CK>CK*^O0<>O0<K>OCK>0C><>0  |   B. C. M1S1E NEWS   |  %00Oi>OC><>0<><>0<><><><>0<><>^OOC><>0  Only by taking advantage of the  technical  definition   of clay as a  mineral can one justify the inclusion of this article in a mining column, but clay is a mineral, and to  be utilized it has to be mined.    In  any  event,' apart from  tbe   open-lion of mining, it has a^ very intimate association  with  many of  our   most   important   industries.  ���������Whon the coking of coal was first  established as an independent industry   in   British "Industry   fire  bricks were necessary with which  to line tbe coke ovens.     They had  to be brought from Scotland,  and  cost about 860* per thousand.    The  lire bricks in a single oven   cost  about $500, so that if it were possible to  manufacture, them   from  local clay the; cost would probably  be reduced at least 50 per cent.   A  large number of fire   bricks   are  vised  in smelting of every kind,  whether  it be in the small cupola  of the foundry or the larger furnace of tbe smelting works.    We  are all hoping tbat within a few  years an  iron  smelting   industry  will be established at  the   coast  and steel making developed. When  the timo comes no inconsiderable  item in tbe coBt will be that of tbe  fire bricks.    No lire clay has yet  been    discovered   on   Vancouver  Island wbicb will make a satis  factory brick.  'Indeed, it is probably correct to say that no first-  class fire brick is manufactured in  Western   Canada.    This   lino   of  goods still has to bo imported from  Scotland,  Wales,   or   the  United  States.    Not only as an individual  investment,  but as a stimulus to  the development of othe industries,  the manufacture of fire brick is a  matter  which should  receive the  attention   of   investors.���������Victoria  Week.    Frank Brown loft last week for  Butte, in connection with a deal  he has on with some of tbe biggest  mining people in the world. If  this deal goes through there will be  a lively time in mining circles here  this summer.   As it is there are  many Butte people coming in. An  excursion is now being arranged  for about July 1st, which will  bring' in the Butte delegates who  are now thoroughly aroused to the  vaBt resources in the Hazelton district. Rocher de Boule mountain  is particularly attractive to them.  But when the mining capitalists  arrive it is their intention to visit  the whole mineralized district.  Up to date one deal has gone  through and several others are on  the way, and if the ground continues to show up well there is  every possibility of a smelter being  established hero.���������Hazelton Herald.    A. W. Smith and Ner Smith  located a valuable claim in the  South Belt a few days since. This  claim was purchased sixteen years  ago by "Doc." Smith for $5,000.  Smith was a real estate dealer and  ono of the owners of tho Smith-  Hewitt building, now occupied by  James Jordan, as a furniture store  Mr.'Smith did about 8500 worth of  work on the property and then  went east. It was re-located for  him several times by Ner Smith  and others by tho name of Smith.  Finally Doc Smith got careless and  failed to get out his miners' licence and the claim lapsed to tho  crown and was re-staked by John  Smith. The latter failed to keep  up bis assessment work on tlie  property and it escheated to the  crown. A few days since A. W.  Smith ancl Ner Smith learned that  it was vacaDt ground and they  went into the deep snow and re-  staked it, calling it the Summer-  side. The property carries extensions of the ledges of the Lily May  and of the Richmond claims. It  has a shaft, in which there is a  ledge, and the ledges have been  stripped here and there. The  Summerside is regarded as among  the valuable claims in the South  Belt.���������Rsssland Miner.  The Coronation mine in the  Bridge River district is still keeping up to the expectations of its  owners as a producing high grade  free milling ore with depth. Mr.  Chas. Copp, manager of the property for more than a year, passed  through Lillooet, enroute to Victoria to report to his principals,  the -'Dunsinuir Interests, who now  own the mine.  Mr. Copp was very reticent in  giving out information, but it is  known that the development of  this gold producer has for the past  few months been concentrated on  the 400-foot level, aud specimens  brought in by Mr. Copp are known  to be of a high grade.  The lead on the 400-foot level,  where the present work is progressing, is eighteen inches to two  feet in width, and the high grades  occupy the whole of the quartz surface. There are now 2,000 tons of  oro on the dump ready to be run  through the mill in the spring, and  this has all resulted from development work, and not for stopeing.  The mill will be in operation by  the first of June, thero will be 300  or 000 tons of ore in addition to  that ou "tho dump and in addition  the mine will have been opened up  on the lower level to such an extent that by stopeing a continuous  supply of the gold-bearing quartz  can be fed into tbe stamps.  The Coronation mill at present  consist of ten stamps and it will be  necessary to replace'some fittings  before tbe spring's run.-Lillooet  Prospector.  Thero is a "catching" fever of  optimism and good cheer permeating tho ozone around tho Apex  mine this week as thc result of tbe  crew coming in contact with some  line looking ore. Major Blaine  states that the machine bored into  what promises to be tbo best body  over encountered in tho thirteen  years that property has been worked (this being just another evidence of tho Major's lucky "13"  again, which has characterized the  greater part of his eventful career.) It is of good grade, carrying its values in gold, silver and  lead.  Tlie oro was encountered in the  drift being diiven from tho main  working shaft on tbe Apex from  the 350 foot level. Tlio drift is-  driven south from the main workings and picked up tho oro at 101  feet. This drift is now being  tracked and will lie (--quipped witli  a modern stool car at once to  facilitate the work, the distance  from-tbo face of tlio drift to the  shaft being too great to handle the  rock and oro. otherwise.���������Chesaw  News.    The main tunnel in the Anfeas  mine is now in 123 feet from the  face. Since, taking the contract a  little over a fortnight ago Henry  Johnson and his associates have  driven sixty-three feet besides laying tunnel track as thoy advanced  and transporting all their equipment from the camp to tbe mine.  The work of timbering tho tunnel  is now in progress. The rock  handled is all mineralized and the  contractors are so pleased with the  prospects that they are eagerly buying the little stock that is offered  for sale.  According to the engineer's estimate the tunnel should strike the  vein at a little over 300 feet from  tho face. If the present rate of  progress can lie maintained, oven  making ample allowance for all  other incidental work, the vein  will be struck by tbe end of April  and Hope will at last have a producing mine and a permanent  payroll.���������Yale Review.  WE   ARE   STILL   HERE  AND   HERE   TO   STAY  Every thing in the Grocery Line and at Fight  Prices. Fresh New Zealand Butter in every  week. Give us your orders, we will use you  right, and give quick delivery,, Hardware,  Groceries, Men's Goods and Crockery,   .   ,   .  PROVINCIAL   ELECTIONS   ACT  NOTICE IS IIKIUvIW GIVEN thal.Uie list or voters for the Greenwood Electoral I stric has been cancelled, and that applications to be placed on the voters  list will Iks received at my office at thc Court House, Greenwood, B. C., where pun-  led n,nns of anXvit to he used in support of an application to vote will be supplied.  The list of persons claiming to vote will he suspended from and idler the seventh  day of April, ion, and a Court of Revision will be held on he iimeteentl day of  J I* y and' no ice of objection to the insertion of any name on the Register of Voters  must he L'iven to me thirty clear days before the holding of the Court of Revision.  DATED this third day of March, 1913.  \V. R. DEWDNEY  Registrar of voters for the Greenwood Electoral District.  pieces whon tho fact is taken into  consideration that tho land is not  improved in any way, but simply  wild land as it was purchased from  the government.  One of the largest of these sales  was a tract of 2,GS3 acres, in South  Bulkley, which brought $9 per  acre; another important sale was a  part of Lot 742, at $16.50 per acre;  and two sections in Pleasant Valley brought 815 per acre. Many  more exchanges have been mado,  details of which could not be obtained.  There has been nearly thirty  settlers brought out iu the last six  or eight months within a few miles  of Telkwa.���������Telkwa Tribune.  THE ROUND-UP ON FILMS  JUST AS  REAL AS LIFE  I. w. w.  I. W. W.'s to the number of  over 100 arrived in Penticton  Saturday and Sunday last, from  the camps on the oast side of the  lake. This is understood to be  the preliminary to a general strike  of the men which may begin next  week. Those who left Messrs.  Schacht&Co.'s camps had received  their month's pay and were only  anticipating cessation of work.  Practically the whole of tbe construction is now held up on the  Naramata side. On tho Summer-  land side, as far as Osprey lake,  grading is almost completed. Only  threo camps are now at work and  the men aro now drifting out to  other sections.���������Penticton Herald.  ESTRAY  NOTICE  On SJ< Sec a, tp. 67, Osoyoos Division,  Yale District, one red heifer, large yearling or small two-year-old. No brand.  Owner can have same hy identifying  property and paying charges.  R. W. TAYLOR  Bridesville, B. C. ������  Time waits for no man, although it has been known to loaf  around a year or two for a woman.  The people who frequently have  to resort to expedients are those  who can't afford to, but.do.  Cream  wider  When ordering ask for Dr. Price's by name, else  the grocer may forget the kind you are accustomed to.  BULKLEY LAND  There has been a great activity  in real estate in tbo valley during  tho last few months, and the steady  demand for land,' outside of tho  speculation in land in tho vicinity  of the proposed townsites, demonstrates tho fact that the Bulkley  Valley is attracting tho attention  of the outside investor. Last week  several deals were completed for  land in the vicinity of-Chicken  Lake, and although the exact price  per acre was not made public, it is  known that oue or two pieces  brought as high as thirteen thousand dollars. Of course, this is a  very favorable location, and, in  addition to its value as good farming land, it has a speculative value.  This week there were several  pieces sold, some of which were as  far south as Pleasant Valley, at  prices ranging from $9 to -$10.50  per acre.   These  are  very good  1  At the Greenwood Opera House,  Thurssday,    March    20th,    local  theatregoers  will   have their first  opportunity of witnessing an exhibition   of   the   1912   Pendletou  Roundup,  as shown in 5,000 feet  of excellent films.    All the thrills  aro   there.    The   biggest   cowboy  and cowgirl show ever held in the  country is depicted in true detail.  So realistic are the pictures, which  were taken at Pendleton, that they  are followed with the greatest interest.    Especially is this true of  those who were so fortunate as to  have been present at the Roundup  last September.    From  tho opening day of the Roundup to tbo  last act,  everything was 'caught'  by   the   picture   man.      Perfect  weather   conditions   combined   to  make   the   pictures   more    than  usually fine.    Many of tho scenes,  while very thrilling, aro also full  of humor.    The 'Bull-dodging' of  tho cowboys is shown  in  all its  reckless daring. ��������� A man's leg was  broken at one stage of the show  whon   he   was   thrown   under   a  horse.     This is portrayed,  with  many other heroic and spectacular  features throughout tho one hour  and forty-live minutes of the films,  and the entire 5,000 feet of reel ie  filled with intense interest.   Mr.  Chalmers is  indeed  fortunate in  securing   this  attraction   for   his  house as they have only shown in  larger cities.  Dosi'f spend another  J   Night CougMng  I Mathieu's  Syrup   of Tar  J and Cod Liver Oil taken at  I bedtime wil 1 chase the cough  8 andgiveyouandtlibsearouiid  you a good night's rest.  Taken regularly it soon  dispels even the most clinging ccugh as its valuable  tonic properties strengthen  the blood which will then  quickly restore the nuicuous  tissues to their original  health.  Be sure you get * Mathieu's  Syrup of Tar and Cod Liver  Oil, the most popular cough  cure iu Canada.  Sold everywhere. 35c large  bottles.  J. L. MATHIEU CO., Prop,  Sherbrooka, P.Q.  If your cold ,s feverish, tale Mathieu's  .Vtfri-,',1^ PMtiteis in conjunction itnth  ",e  .. .,   Tht/errrurtllbetlt*irll������l.  ���������land limbs unit disa}.pear.  I'owdcrs).  3-I-*3  m If your cold \$ Je  5 IServine J'nutlere in  I Mailixeu'sSyrup. Th  I tlie wins in hold an  1 ascboztlS I'owdcrs.  Western Agents: Ferguson Bros.  123 Bauatyne Ave., Winnipeg, Man.  i^^^^^������^������^&^S^������^������^. ���������frSHS^  -It  Plumber  -_B_B_H*BMnrHrara__i  and Tinner  I have taken over the  McArthur shop and am  prepared to execute all  orders for plumbing and  tinsmitbing. Get your  stoves in condition bo-  fore tbo snow flies.  GEORGE CLERF.  A tourist who had been caught  in a severe storm up in the highlands congratulated himself, after  fiuding a solitary cottage, on being  asked to stay overnight.  After dining, while wearing a  suit of the guidman's clothes till  his own were dry, be met the  mistress on the stairs with a broom  in her hand, and she, mistaking  tbe stranger for her husband, gave  him a thump on the head with the  broom, remarking, "That's for  askin' the man to stay a' night!"  Divorce is a martial derail.  RHWNjEOPLE  Made Strong by Vinol.  Run-down conditions are caused  by overwork, worry, too closo oonc  flnoment, a chronic cough or cold  which It la difficult to cure.  Wo want to say to every person In  this condition���������you need Vinol, our  delicious cod liver and Iron tonic  without oil, the great strength creator. It will supply Iron to the blood  In the most easily assimilated form,  create a good, healthy appetite,  strengthen your digestive organs and  make you eat better, sleep better and  feel better.  A case has just come to our attention from West Scranton, Pa., Mrs.  Chas. Proper says: "For three years  I was all run down, weak and had  no appetite, and after all that timo  I am glad to say Vinol has brought  back my health and strength, which  is just what I was told it would do."  We are confident that Vinol is the  best body-builder and strength-creator  we have ever sold.  Try a bottle on our guarantee to  refund   your   money  if  It  falls  to  benefit you.  J. L. White, Druggist, Greenwood, B. C,  >������LL  YOUR  FEET  J.   <&   T.   BELL'S   AND  AMES    HOLDEN'S    SHOES  We have just received a large shipment  in all sizes for Ladies, Misses L Children  RUBBERS    IN    ALL    SIZES  GREENWOOD,  B. G.  CASH   BUSINESS  Owing to the fact of a large percentage'  of our trade being cash, we will on and  after March 1st, allow 5 per cent, discount  on all cash sales. Our prices will be  guaranteed right.  L.L.Matthews S������Co  F you want as much  snap and style in  your Spring Overcoat,  as you do inyour Spring  Suit��������� come here for  both.  ���������v  i

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