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 t  iTwwwmnjnvMum man  \ f  Vol.   XIX:  /THE OLDEST-MIrJirJG.-Ci^;;J_EWSPAPER  m BRITISH  COLUMBIA  GREENWOOVy&c:, .THURSDAY, MARCH 27, 1913.  p!f')mt|?mm������minitm!i(pi!if!immmmr!immmmK  i SHOES <&   SUITS i  Nairn's Regular 75c  Linoleum at 60c  per yard  We have a Fine Assortment  Come, early and Pick out  , your pattern  No. 3*7  Arounfr Home  m  to  ' ������r:P. W. GEORGE & ,C0. 1  g -COPPER STREET/' ., ; /GREENWOOD, B,a   3  Stove and Furniture Man  Phone 16   Greenwood, B. C.  s.  Orders Now Taken For  =^  , We Carry a Large Stock and we have  ; the Variety to Please You.,   X ' . X -  J|LKMl'01liS.J[  William C. Arthurs  IHE  BREAD & CAKE BAKER  Vienna Bakery, Greenwood  ���������r-*"!  Greenwood's   Big  Furniture Store  NEW-LINOLEUMS  MATTINGS AND  OILOLOTHS  - , *        ** '  I -��������� ," "���������* **'*       ���������"        jl '\r..') , ,     *  we .have received a' good assortment of the above ,  lines for spring, in various grades and .new, patterns;?!  T. M GULLE Y & Co.  Opposite Postoffiee.  GREENWOOD, B. C.  Phone  ATTRACTIVE JEWELRY '  has seldom- been gathered in such  --an extensive display as the one'we  are, now'showing/  We know yo'u  will become interested. Not only in  THE ODD DESIGNS  rbut 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.  WALTER   G.   KENNEDY  GREENWOOI),  B.  C.  A. LOGAN & Co.  GREENWOOD.     -    B. C.  WHOLESALE  (I  1)  1,  i  A Full Stock of First Class Pipes.      ' Pipe Repairs  a Specialty.  BOOMS   TO   lET  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.  i  i  i  \  \  a  I'*  , ���������*.  ��������� h  d  THE CANADIAN BANK  ' OF COMMERCE  1 --.**.  SIR EDMUND WALKER, C.V.O, __���������_��������� D.C.L, President  ALEXANDER 1AIRD *     , JOHN AIRD  * General Manager Assistant General Manager  For Rent.���������Furnished houses  A. L. White.  CAPITAL, $15,000,000 REST, $12,500,000  '���������   BANKING" BY MAIL   '  ���������- .  '. Accounts may be opened at every branch* of The Canadian  .  Bank of,Commerce to be operated by mail, and will receive the  safti'e careful attention as is given to all other departments of the  * Bank's business.  Money may be deposited or withdrawn in this  * way as satisfactorily as by a personal visit to the Bank.        &4  SAVINGS BANK>DEPARTMENT  A. H, MARCON   -   Manager of Greenwood and Rock Creek Branches  For Sale. ��������� A four-roomed  house on. Church street. Price  $150. Apply to D. A. Mac-  Donald,  For Sale. ��������� Light, medium  and heavy wagons. Kinney's  blacksmith shop and wagon factory, Greenwood.  Bank of Montreal  ESTABLISHED 1817  Capital, all paid up, $16,000,000   Rest, $16,000,000.  UNDIVIDED   PROFITS,   9aoS,0l4.O*  Hon. President: Iord Sirathcona and Mount Royaj;, G. C.M.G.  President: R. B. Angus, Esp,.  Vice-President and General Manager: H. V. Merbditii, Esq.  BranchesinLon_on,En^{���������-^  Buy and Sell Sterling Exchange and Cable Transfers.    Grant Commercial and  Travellers' Credits, available in any part of tbe world.  SAVINGS BANK DEPARTMENT lM^4&d.,lt  Greenwood Branch  - O. B. Winter, Mgr.  POLITICAL CORRUPTION  '���������The trouble about political corruption is that it is never open and  straightforward," said Frank J.  Rice, the reform mayor of New  Haven.  "Political corruption is circuitous, indefinite; yon can never  put your finger on it.  "No, sir; I never sold my vote  to nobody," a man once Baid to  me.  "But George," said I. "I. saw  the rival candidate give you $5  only two day before the election."  "Yes," said George. "I don't  deny that. He didn't give me $5  for my vote, though. He just  gave it to me'for nothing and  when a man comes along and gives  yon $5 for nothing, why it's no  more than common decency to vote  for him for nothin' in return."  A.  S.  Black spent faster  Spokane.   >  '   -   ' ,     i  ��������� ��������� J." H.  Methot" paid'a visit  Nelson this week.  ���������- Carl Germann'was married in  Spokane this week.  j i  ���������John L< Coles,spent Good'Fri-  day in Grand Forks.  The "coal mine near   Midway  has resumed'ope'rations'.  ' * J. .S. Mc!,ean was a visitor to  the city on Good Friday.  , Nearly all ihe hotel men   in  Grand Forks" own automobiles.  FresH^ crisp lettuce,; Tuesday's  and Friday's at Matthews & Co.  A. Iv.  White is" in Princeton  where he is building a warehouse.  Gilbert  Kay of^ the  Phoenix  Pioneer was in town oh Tuesday.  James McCreath is how selling  the beer that' made Fernie famous.  , George Guise will *be running  his auto stage to Carmi in a few  days. ,  Constable Rodgers is in the  Princeton hospital with typhoid  fever.' **'  There will''be noi meeting of  the J. W. A.'on Friday next 28th  March..  In Grand Forks J. A. McCallum  has been appointed assessor for  this year. -   .  Daniel Deane has returned to  Phoenix after a two* months visit  to Vancouver.  The weather is the coldest ever  known' at this time of the year in  the Boundary.  Your old pipe may be made like  new at a small cost," send it to  W. G. Kennedy.  >^Eusebe:St Cyr and ;Miss Ida  Clark v were married in Grand  Forks last week.  At Grand Forks a Doukhobor  was sent to jail for two "months  for stealing a watch.  A rancher in Grand Forks is  advertising to sell his entire stock  of potatoes at S5 a ton.  J. G. McMynn of Midway has  a carload of farming machinery  on the way from the east.  About thirty-two deer were recently seen in one herd, about  eight miles from Phoenix.  Charles Anselmo of, Christina  Lake was fined $50 last week for  shooting deer out of season.  Large assortment of new, light  weight prints and ginghams.  L. A. Smith & Co., Anaconda.  This winter the prairie chickens mingled with the poultry on  Lindsay's ranch near Rock Creek.  J. L. White returned from the  east last week his father having  recovered from his recent illness.  Everything in  seed   grain at  Brown's, Ferry, Wash.   Reclean-  ed wheat, oats, barley and spring  rye.  Dr. Stone is moving to Anyox  where he has been appointed  physician for the Granby hospital.  Frank Larama is in charge of  the new garage in Grand Forks.  He is one of the best chaffeurs in  the west.  There was a snowfall on Easter  Sunday It will be a century before such a thing occurs again in  this city.  Ladies black pumps and Oxfords. Choice assortment, High  grade stock. L. A. Smith & Co.,  Anaconda.  Wes Connell is shipping lumber to Rock Creek where he has  several contracts for putting up  new buildings.  For apples with 'that mush  belt flavor, try our Newton Pip-  pin. Just in and only a few, at  Matthews- & Co,  The members of the Women's  Institute are requested to meet at  the home ot Mrs. Keffer on Friday afternoon at 3. t  Quite a number of Greenwood  people went down to Midway on  Tuesday evening to take iu the  The Rebekabs will hold a card  party in their lodge room on  Monday, April 7. Admission  25c, refreshments included.  Mr. Ross, secretary of the Miner's Union is' leaving the city to  work on his ranch -in Alberta.  Norman Bradley will accompany  him.  \ One night last week there were  eight C. P. r. engines in the  Greenwood yard. They made  more noise thau*a Phenix hockey  team.  Lettuce, green onions, radishes,  spinach. Choice apples.-oranges,  bananas, lemons. L. A. Smith  &,Co., Anaconda.  Service in the Presbyterian  church next Sunday, March 30th,  at 11 a. tn., Sunday School and  Bible Class 2:30 p. m. Rev. J,'  R, Munro Pastor.  There will be a meeting of the  executive of the Greenwood Riding Conservative Association in  the secretary's office tomorrow, I  Friday, March 28 at 8 p. m.  Mr. C. _3. Shaw returned to  Keremeos on Wednesday. He  was'accompanied'by his daughter Miss H; M.. Shaw," who will  visit friends there for a few  weeks.  W. C. Westly was given six  months in Nelson jail last Friday, for attempting to steal from  Wm. Johnson. He elected for a  speedy trial and" appeared before  Judge Brown.  St.   Jibe's   church,    Sunday,  March 30, Easter services, early  celebration 8 a. m., morning service and 2nd celebration *U ~a  m., children's service 2:30 p  evensong, 7:30 p. m.  Paul Nelson .died in the Phoe-  pix hospital last week from inju-  iesthat he received "while work-  lag in the Gold Drop'mine. He  was twenty-three* years old, and  has two brothers^ Phoenix.  In .one blast   at   the .Mother'  Lode mine last Frida> about" ten  tons   of   dynamite    were  used.  Several men were rendered unconscious for a time by going into mine too soon after the blast.  The   members   of St.   Jude's  choir are  requested to attend a  practice to be held in the church  on Friday next 28th March, at  8 p.  m.  to practice the Easter  music for next Sunday's services.  A marriage licence was issued  on March 22, to Thomas Largue,  and Miss Helen Niccolls, both of  Greenwood.    They were married  in Grand Forks on Tuesday and  left for Spokane on their honeymoon.  Western: Float'  m.,  ���������Lillooet wants a shoe and harness shop. ���������  Golf playing,, has boen"resumed  at Hedley. -   -  There are no empty houses in  Ainsworth.  Barber's  itch"' is  prevalent  in  Vancouver.' ' " -,      -���������  A firm in Revelstoke is holding  a constd-nation sale.  A cow pound ..h���������s been established in Mission 'City.       ,v*  * A. W. * McVittie has bought the  Pooley ranch at Nicola. -  Building operations'will be lively in Rupees summer.  The ?train   for Princeton   now  leaves Oroville at 7 a. m.   '  As a beverage tea has been used  in China'for 2,000 years.  The world's production" of rubber is 91,000 tons a year.   ,  Wood must not be piled on the  I alleys or streets of Kaslo.  .  I    Rev.   C.   W.   Whyfce* died    in  Peachland a few days ago.  Doc.  Sheehan has   opened   his  new hotel at Decker Lake.  -  The  Bank  of   Commerce   has  opened a branch at Comox.  Lillooet has declared war upon  all kinds of camp followers. -  A   Vancouver    company    will  build a large sawmill at Hatzic.  Sockeye fry are very plentiful at  the Skeena hatcheries this spring.  It is reported that Merritt will  have another moving picture show.  Another'rich strike in placer mining is reported from Barkerville.  A bridge is being built over the  Tulameen river at Granite Creek.  Auto stages are again  running  between Keremeos and Penticton.  W. C. Bowen hao sold his farm  at Keremeos to Donald McCallum.'  There is an extinct volcano situated west of Okanagan Falls in B.C.  .At his hotel in Hedley, Anton  Winkler has two eagles' in-a cage.  Wm. Clark of South Bulkley' -re--  cently captured alive a fine silver  fox. ���������   - -.  -'In the Slocan Andy Murphy has  four men working at .the Corinth  mine.  T. O. Wilson haa opened a  second-hand and furniture store in  Kaslo.   ,  *- v  Rubbish can no longer be dumped legally upon the streets of Port  Alberni.  Mr. Tom Cummins, son of Mr.  and Mrs. Colin Cummins of this  city, has been transferred from  Bonnington Falls to Cascade,  where he will take over the managership of that department of  the West Kootenay Power &  Light plant.  The Ladies qf the Altar Society of the church of the Sacred  Heart will hold their basaar on  April 15th. Booths of fancy  work and plain sewing, candy and  cut flowers. Tea served during  the afternoon and evening and  the raffles will be declared the  same evening.  This summer an electric light  plant will be installed at New  Hazelton. i  The forces have recently been increased at nearly all the mines at  Ainsworth. *>  Guy Gordon has bought the  Mint saloon in Oroville from A.  Claughton.  Colonel A. F. Leach died from  heart failure last week,in Water-  ville, Wash.  The salmon cannery season is  opening earlier than usual on the  Skeena river.  Rock oysters are found on the  west coast along the shores of  ttranam,and Moresby islands.  m The Kaslo Board of Trade has  invited the Alpine Club of Canada  to camp this summer near that  city. /  Fred J. Smyth has severed his  connection with the Queen Charlotte News and returned "to Cranbrook. - ,  ,  It is understood,that the Grand '  Trunk Pacific's new townsite at **  *ort Georgewill.be called Prince ������������������  George.   , ,,-���������-,���������  . > The  Highland  mine" at Ainsworth is to be tested with a diamond drill, the first to be used in "  that camp.,        -*    > t i  Prospects are'bright for a "telephone system in Now Hazelton,"  that will connect with all the towns  m the district. . '  A.'W. Scoullar of Vancouver,  dropped dead from heart disease   ���������  W* _ ������ respecting .some real estate  at Port Alberni.   - -.   ���������  The end of,.the steel on the  Grand Trunk Pacific has reached  Boulder Creek, thirty-four miles  from Aldermere.  David Mark ,Carley,  editor, of   ,  the Ladysmith Chronicle was fifty-  four years old   this  month. ��������� He    '  made a fortune running newspapers  m Nelson.  The Vancouver World remarks .  that many a man imagines he iV ���������  painting the' town,  when,  in reality,  he is only nailing shingles  on the saloonkeeper's roof.  For three weeks   more  people  .  have been arriving in New Hazelton   than   the   hotels  could find .  sleeping rooms for.    A big room-   '*  ing house is needed in that town. '  Several Ootsa Lake ranchers recently sold their potatoes to the  railway camps at Burns Lake for  six cents a pound.   This is ten  times the price of spuds in Van-     ,  couver.  The biggest blast in the con- "  struction of the Grand Trunk Pacific ^wast recently set of at Burn's  -"-.a^e. The blast" contained five  tons of dynamite, and fifty-five tons  of black powder. ,'   *  A. piece-of' copper, the size of a  hazelnut,  was recently cut out of *""  the leg. of.Rod McDonald in the  hospital at  Prince  Rupert.     He  was injured some time ago bv an'  explosion in a mine at Lockport.     '  Lost freight is being fished out -  of Burns lake.   A salvage of $100  a ton is paid for everything re-"  covered.     Already   several   steel  rails and many, sacks of coal have  been fished up through thirty feet  of water.  Send for a catalogue of headstones and monuments, made by  the Kootetay Monumental Works,  Nelson, B. C.  COPPER  In Merritt a new bridge will be  built over the Nicola river at  Garcia street.  Mr. Levi is a kind hearted, conscientious   man,   an example  of  what Maeterlinck calls "our anxious morality."   But he  is   also  German,  and spends the pennies  hard.   He has a hired man who  says, "Mr.  Levi's queer; he wants  me to work all the time he has me  hired  for."   Mr. Levi also has a  young horse that balks.    "If you  would just let me take a whip to  him once!" the hiied man expostulated, exasperated and yet dominated by the other's point of view.  Mr.  Levi looked at him uneasily;  stood first on one foot, and then  on the other.   "Ain't tbore nothin'  else you could be doing?" ho asked, "till he gets ready to start?"  Boy Scouts entertainment.  The man who Imh no vocation  dons not nood a vacation.  In -their poolroom at Merritt  Barnes & Mearon have installed an  electric piano.  In Merritt Jim Moore was fined  650 for supplying an Indian with  a bottle of gin.  Coal is being shipped in large  quantities from Cumberland 'to  San Francisco.  Mr. and Mrs. Ed. Corning of  Revelstoke are making, a tour of  the coast cities.  This summer a ferry will ply between the south and north shores  of Francis lake.  Prince Rupert is to have a school  building on Borden street that  will cost 820,000.       *  . Canada is eighteen times larger  than France and thirty-three times  bigger than Italy.  A firm in Toledo, Ohio, has  bought the debentures of Prince  Rupert at 97 cents.  This winter frost damaged the  water pipes in Prince Rupert to  the extent of $3,412.  In Alaska no saloon can get a  licence in a town that has no permanent police officer.  E. D. Johnstone has been appointed city auditor of Rupe at a  salary of 8175 a month.  At the Erie mine, near Hazelton,  Duko Harris i has the contract to  drive a 300 foot tunnel.        '   -  The government paid 83,900 for  two lots in Merritt upon which tho  postoffiee will bo erected.  O. L. Gordon of Vancouver has  been appointed provincial censor  of moving picture shows.  In Oroville Evans & Co., have  sold their meat market to Gnoring  Bros., of Bntto, Montana.  Large scales have' been Recorded  in the copper market both for nearby and forward deliveries at 15 @  15i cents. There is a good demand from foreign and domestic  consumers and quite a few of the  mining companies are sold a month  ahead.   /  It is estimated that the February and March sales will  total something more than 200,-  000,000 pounds. These figures  ought to be reflected in the monthly statistics in the near future.  There is some spot copper to be  had, but the supply is probably  down to a minimum. Exports  have been ^large recently and the  situation is very satisfactory.  The February statistics, showing  a smaller output than- that for  January while the deliveries were  larger, must be regarded as decidedly encouraging.���������Boston Commercial.  The lovely girl, having lingered  a minute in her room to adjust her  transformation,  change tho angle  of her Grecian band, and make  sure that her skirt fitted like the  peeling of a plum, descended to the  parlor to find ' the family pet ensconced   upon   the   knee  of  the  young man caller, her curly head  neBtled   comfortably  against   his  shoulder.  "Why, Mabel,*- the young lady  exclaimed, "aren't you ashamed of  yourself!   Get right dowu."  "Shan't do -it," retorted tho  child. '-I gothoro first."-���������Everybody's Magazine, .'>   .'  THE   LEDGE,   GREENWOOD,   BRITISH, COLUMBIA.  THE  LEDGE  Is located at Greenwood, B.' C, and can be traced to many parts of  the earth. It comes to the front every Thursday morning, and  believes that hell would close up if love ruled the world. It believes  in justice to everyone; from the man who mucks in the mine to the  king who sits on the cushions of the throne. It believes that advertising is the life of trade ; and that one/of the noblest works of  creation is 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.  R.   T.   LOWERY  EDITOR    AND    FINANCIER.  GREENWOOD, MARCH 27, 1913.  *A blue mark here indicates that your Subscription has  become deceased, and that the editor would once more  like to commune with your collateral.  Lv  sails.  calm   weather   mend   your  As a rule we hate or worship  anything we cannot do or obtain.  Thinking* Themes  Lv climbing the ladder of success  you will find many splinters in the  rungs.    Ltqdor never makes, a good man  better, but often makeB a bad man  worse. _  There' is little chance of doing  anything great while your stomach  is on strike  They have hull fights in Mexico,  but we still have the House of  Commons in Canada.  Hail to the good old summer  time! The hens will soon be laying eggs in our backyard.  The man who smokes over half  an ounce of tobacco daily, is liable  to go blind or die of tobacco heart  The country is safe, for so far  this year no ethereal individual has  brought us in a load of vernal  poetry.    Insane and ignorant people always work for themselves. They  do not know how to co-operate for  the good of all.  It is said that no judge can do  justice to those who appear before  him, if he eats a breakfast composed of eggs, bacon and coffee.  The good do not need churches,  creeds or parsons. Only the  wicked need salvation, and usually  they hunt for it in the wrong way  and place. '  Ix the world we find more medical than religious superstitution.  The vaccination delusion is one of  the most filthy and dangerous  practised by the medical profession.  We are punished by our sins,  and they cannot be washed away  by prayer, church or creed. Nature's laws must be obeyed in order  to obtain freedom from pain or  misery.  In Vancouver the majority of  the people worship the dollar, and  want to get rich over night. That  is why tbo devil and his agents are  kept so busy in that city. He  who makeB a god of money will  never have much peace of mind.  "Love," said Nietzsche, "is be-  , *-**������  yond good and evil;" which  amounts to very much the same as  the meaning ol the Bible where it  states that "love is the fulfilling of  the law." The idea is that all our  moral codes, our rules and conduct and canons of righteousness  are imperfect, feeble efforts to do  what can only be accomplished by  a primitive instinct. For, as Berg-  son ' teaches, all philosophy gets  around by and by to the conclusions of the instincts.  One has gained a great deal  when he has grasped this truth.  For the right sort of folks the sense  of "ought" cannot be gainsaid;  and to live in daily conflct with  one's feeling of duty is intolerable.  But when we attempt to get our  thoughts, words and deeds lined up  by rule to agree with our moral  convictions, we find the task hopeless. We are always breaking  down. -Human aature is always  tripping us.  It is a relief then to find the  remedy in this very human nature  itself, in its most primeval instinct,  love.  This world and the heaven above  it,, is for lovers. Let us love,  nobly, wholly, loyally, gladly, and  we have all* the ten commandments, moral precepts and religions  ceremonies in solution in our  hearts. - ���������  For such a love there is no-law.  Although we have not heard  from Bill or Dan since they got  their titles, we hear 'that Bill has  gone to Holland to borrow 8200,-  000,000 or more for the Canadian  Northern railway. At this rate  the Dutch will soon have Canada  as well as Holland.  Fools and children tell the truth,  and generally at the wrong time.  NiIThe fellow who is disappointed  in love generally lives to bo glad  of it.  Why do .we hate whatever is  good for ue? And why is anything  that does us good usually disagreeable? The child wants to load its  stomach with sweets, which are injurious. The higher liver likes  wines and rich food, which gives  him rheumatism and dyspepsia.  The fat man loves to sit, whereas  he ought to be skipping about and  getting rid of the overplus. The  lean and nervous woman wants to  be ever busy whilst she should*rest  more and grow fat.  So there it is. It is really true  that what you need is what you  don't want. And the reason of it  is this': That is what is called  health is really power, life-dynamic, and those things do y'ou good  that calls this forth, exercise and  develop it.  -. Those races become strongest  which have to combat snow and  ice and bad weather generally; in  ideal climates mankind rots.|  We --should grow full. of moral  microbes if it were not for "the  world the flesh and the devil,"  which we must keep fighting continually.  The human being ought to be in  the constant presence of an abstacle  and enemy.���������Dr. Frank Crane.  Yet' there are more way 6f swindling in love than most persons  realize. The pretty, coquettish'  girl in her teens who makes a business of breaking hearts does not  like to hear herself termed a swindler. '.'Her suitors risk all of their  affection ancl get nothing in return.  They.feel that they have not been  dealt with fairly in the sweet game  of'love. But the arch culprit is beyond punishment.  It iB a greater matter by far  when a man is a love swindler.  He knows that he is not dealing  fairly when ho sets to work assiduously to gain the love of an innocent maiden if he is aware that he  is not in a position to marry.  The, pity  is that ho is beyond  tho ban of the law in perpetrating  so serious a swindle.    Many a bo-  witched   young   widow   has   the  name of being a   love   swindler,  which  is  most  unfair.    It is not  her fault, and may not be her wish  to  bo attractive.    If she refuses a  score of lovers without accepting  one it is nothing but what, they need  expect.   She is too careful a student  of human'nature to leap into matrimony a second time without due  consideration.    The score of   unsuccessful rivals should not retif-o  crest fallen  from  the field under  the itnpresBion that they have been  swindled  out of her affections by  the  successful   man.    In  such   a  race for love each should, be satisfied with a fair field.and no favor.  *   *i-    *i-  The man who marries a woman  and does not give her all the love  of an individual heart is the worst  of swindlers.    Her only redress or  balm is in the love of her children.  He swindles her not only by cheating her of love,  but of happiness  and peace as well.    No women can  feel thoroughly content if she realizes that her husband realizes one  disposition    towards    her   before  guests and is   quite   the   reverse  when they aro alone together.    It  is a cruel swindle for either a man  or a woman to hide his or her real  nature during the courting' days���������  for  a man to find after marriage  that he is tied to a shrew or for a"  woman to discover that her husband is a veritable martinet in the  household, with exasperating rules  which he forces the family to obey.  Once in awhile there are swindlers who aro cleverly caught at  their own game.    For instance, the  fortune   hunter    who   marries   a  woman  for her supposed   wealth  finds out that her poor old dad has  been keeping up appearances to get  his daughter married well and that  his name has been  added to the  list of bankrupts as soon as the  marriage ceremony is over.���������Laura  Jean Libbey.  body and nerves.  Just'enough brains to know how  to do any of these things normally, and just enough love and  human kindness in her heart to  enjoy and give joy to those around  her. ',' '  Such a woman can not be too  thin or too fat. She must be a  normal woman as God intended  her to be. '  Remember: In judging woman  and her charms it is the point of  view that influences the judge. -  Lillian Russell.  Get What You Want  Thin Women  Love Swindlers  Everything  pertaining to  love  shonld be open end above board.  A Russian princess has declared  that American women of society  are too painfully thin.  That may be joyful news to the  haunted, hungry women who have  a sylphlike figure.  The tendency of American women  to go into anything they do thoroughly is inclined to cause them  to overdo their fads, so that when  their banting and training, dieting  or exercising has tho desired effect  they keep up the work until they  are emaciated and miserably ill.  Too much dieting will destroy  the lining of the stomach and ruin  it for all time. Too much exercise will weaken the-female organs and make delicate women  masculine.  Not one ounce of flesh lost by  starvation is health gained. 'Fat'  and 'bones' are both an unhealthy  condition. It is the normal woman  who enjoys health, round, plump  and vigorous, with just enough  exerciee to keep her blood stirring,  and active, just enough food to  nourish her system and keep the  crow's feet and hollows from her  face, just enough sleep to rest her  Get .what you want in this  world. It's hero waiting for you.  All you havo to do is to reach for  it. If you reach hard enough  you'll get it, no matter what it is.  Suppose you aro foolish enough to  want great wealth. You can get  it, but to get it you must make up  your mind that you want it above  everything else iu the world.  Observe an industrious alien  with a push-cart. He wants a  tliousa'nd dollars. He sleeps in a  cellar. He rises, at four. He  works till teu at night. -He denies  himself food to save. Some day  ho will have his thousand dollars.  "But," you protest, "I cant  sleep in a cellar. I'm above running a push-cart." -Very well  then. , There is little likelihood  that you will ever be rich. There  are other things that you want  more than wealth���������your comfort  your social position.  Suppose you are more sensible.  Suppose that it is success you  want. Good! There are a few  joys in this world that can compare with the joys of achievement.  Set your mark and start climbing  towards it. You'll reach it if you  keep at it. Be persistent and be  patient. If you are in Nova Scotia  you can't wish yourself in Califor-  nia. You can't get there over-  nighD, either. But you will get  there sometime if yon start and  keep going, even if you go on your  hands and knees.  *  But remember ' this���������No man  ever climbs higher than the mark  he sets himself. No man ever  reaches the top walking sideways.  No man achieves who keeps turning back. And one thing more���������  Pick your apple carefully before  you start to climb the tree. Some  apples aro sour. ���������Prince Rupert  Empire.  Must Have Licenses  Important changes to the Game  Protection Act of British Columbia  are set forth in an amending measure introduced in the House by  Hon. W. J. Bowser, attorney-  general.  This  measure provides,  among  other things, that it shall be unlawful for any resident of the province  to hunt animals or birds or  to carry firearms of any description,  or air guns, or any device for the  purpose of capturing any animal  or {bird without first taking out a  licence.    In addition to taking out  a licence, hunters will be required  to wear a badge showing the number of their licence.   These licences  will be not transferable. Any breach  of the act involves cancellation of  a hunter's licence.    Licences will  not bo issued to boys under sixteen  except at the written request of  parents or guardians,   who shall  undertake that such boys,  when  carrying firearms,  will always be  under   their  supervision   or  that  of-     Boine     responsible  ' licence  holder.    There are three classes of  licences:   an   ordinary,   to   carry  firearms and hunt birdB and deer,  other than moose, wapiti and cari-'  boo, costing $2.50; a general,  to  hunt game, birds and animals, $5;  a special,  to carry firearms and  trap, $10.   Holders of general or  special licence must,  within fourteen days of date of expiration, return the licence to the provincial  game warden  with a sworn state  ment of the number of each species  of* big game or animals trapped.  Prospectors having t a free miner's  certificate may ' obtain ordinary  licences during-the open- season  while actually engaged-in prospecting; so may farmers and their Bona  hunting on the lands on which they  permanently reside*. Any firearms  found in the possession of any person not having' a licence may be  ceased and confiscated. . ,   .  It is provided that no person  shall act as hunters' guide without  having taken a licence. '. Every  guide so licenced must flrequire  every person whom'he serves as  guide' to produce . for inspection  that person's firearms' licence, and  failure to do so constitutes -a  breach ��������� of the, act.- All licenced  guides shall within fourteen days  of tho expiration of their licence,  furnish the provincial game warden with a statement showing the  number of persons whom they have  served, the number of days they  were engaged in hunting, and the  number of different species of big  game killed. v  The privilege heretofore accorded storekeepers of keeping .game  for sale for a period of five days  after the expiration of the -close  season for such game is withdrawn,  as . is also the privilege heretofore  accorded the private owners ol  game killed during the open season  of keeping such game for a period  of ten days after the expiration of  the open season.  It is provided that it shall be unlawful for any person to run deer  at any time with dogs or allow  dogs to run after dner. The old  act allowed hunting of ,deer with  dogs by permission of- the game  warden. Tbe hunting of birds  with dogs between April 15 and  August 1, both inclusive, is prohibited.  . - Various penalties of severe  character are provided for any and  all infractions ,of the, act. ��������� Any  fines imposed under- the act must  be paid forthwith, and, 'in default  of payment, the offender, Bhall be  liable to imprisonment, with or  without hard labor, for a period  not exceeding six months, unless  otherwise provided in the act.  The old act provided for'imprisonment not to exceed thirty days.  Every trader in furs is required  to make a return to the game  warden not later than August 1 in  each year, stating the number'and  variety of pelts bought by him in  the province during the twelve  months preceeding. ���������' Failure to  make such return involves a penalty up to $100, and in default to  imprisonment not exceeding three  months, and if the offender be a  corporation it shall be liable to a  fine not' exceeding -J200.  These are some of the more important of the provisions of the  amending bill.  When you want a headstone or  monument write to the Kootenay  Monumental Works, Nelson, B.C.  Gambling  We make a great mistake if we  reserve all our condemnation for  that aggravated forn\ of gambling  which is punishable by law, and  failB to take a* stand against what  is a training school for this. The  essence of gambling is the depriving of others of something  without giving a fair equivalent  in return���������the magnifying of the  elements of chance, the minimizing of the elements of work. Parents cannot be to careful to supervise the games their children  play if tfiere is any gain through  chance. Society ladies %who. are  introducing in Prince Rupert  "playing for points" are exerting  an influence for evil which will  soon be beyond their power to  check. We know of nervous  women who aro breaking down  nnder the strain.   The pleasure of  WESf ERN -���������- HOTELS.  NKWMAKKKT   HOTEL     -  ' Is the home for all tourists and  millionaires visiting- New  Den-  , ver, British Columbia.  A. JACOBSON, Proprietor.  THK   PROVINCE   HOTEL  Grand Forks, B.C., is in the centre  of the city, and furnishes the public  with   every    accommodation    at  reasonable rates.  < - -  . "Kmll Larson, Proprietor,  THK   KASLO   HOTKL  Kaslo, B. C,,   is a comfortable  home for ali, w.ho travel to that  city.     ���������'      '���������-'     ,'    '    . - - ���������  , Cookie & Papwortn.  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. KIRBY  HOTEL CASTLEGAR- Castle_a'r Junc-  :    tion.     All- modern.     Excellent .  ' accomodations for tourists and'  ���������   drummers. Boundary train leaves'  ' here ajt 9.10 a.m. '   ' ',  W. H.  CAGE.'Propric'toi  SHERBKOOKE   HOUSE  Nelson; B. C. One minute's walk  from C. P. R, station. Cuisine  unexcelled; Well heated and ventilated;-'   ��������� -���������  . LAYINGE & DUNK, Propilctors.  TBEMONT   HOUSE  Nelson, B. C, is run on tho American and European plan. Steam  heated rooms. AU white labor.  Special attention paid to dining-  room. ,'  Ransome & Campbell, Props.  TULAMEEN HOTEL  Princeton, B. C, is the   headquarters   for  miners', ' investors  ,. .'. and railroad men.   A fine location and everything- first-class   *  KIRKPATRICK & MALONE, Proprietors.  BRIDESVILLE   HOTKL.  Bridesville, -B. C. This hotel .is  within easy reach of all the leading  Boundary towns and the centre oi  a fine farming district.  THOMAS   WALSH,   Proprietor.  LAKEVIEW   HOTKL ���������     .  in Nelson,- B. C, employs, all  white help and is a home for the  world at $1.00 a day.  Nap. Mallette, Proprietor.  GRANITE CREEK HOTEL  ,        ,Granite'Creek, B.'C.'   Headq'uar-  '.', ters for'miners, prospectors "and  railroad men.   Good stabling in'  connection.     Tasty   meals and '  .-'   pleasant rooms.  ���������''���������'.", H, GOODISSON. Proprietor  ALGOMA HOTEL., .,.-"* y ' ,     /��������� ['sy  ; ,' > -''  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 wiues.'.liquors'and'cigars."-".-  -     '.JAMES HENDERSON, Proprietor'  THE SIMILKAMEEN HOTEL  . - ������������������ , . -       ,  Princeton. Tills hotel Is new, comfortable  well-furnished, and is close to the railway  depot. Modern accommodation and sample rooms'. ", ,,  *; *������������������_ ���������  SUMMERS & WARDLE,' Proprietors  J.'B. CAMEEON,   -r  Leading Tailor- of theKootenays.'���������  kaslo;rb: c.  H. W. Farmer  Notary Public. Real Estate. Etc,'.  Rock Creek, B. C.  STAEKEY&CQ.  ��������� NELSON, B. C.  '    .        .MINING     ^  "'BROKERS   *   ���������'  PROSPECTS: BOUGHT   AND  SOLD  ARG@  TMNNEL  . 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  JAMES McCREATH  ���������'Secretary.-  DR. KELLEY   CURES   MEN  If you are suffering- from  any of the diseases peculiar,,  to men, consult Dr. Kelley,  Spokane's pioneer and lead-  in--; specialist. Seven years  in the same location and sixteen years'in active practice.  A graduate, licensed and  registered M. D. The best  is none too good.  Dr. Kelley's own personal  methods in handling- thousands of cases have always  proved successful and !f your  case is curable, lie wlir-juar-  antee a speedy aud lasting  cure. The German cure '606'  for blood poison, cures au  ordinary case iu one treatment.  Spec  Write full details of your troubles and you will get the  same careful attention as If you called in person.   '  FREE    MUSEUM    OF   ANATOMY,  Write for Fr-je  Booklet  Dr. Kelley, 210 Howard St., Spokane, Wash.  for gold.  We heard lately of  a   woman  ������ t  who started out with money in  her pocket to pay her rent, but  dropped into a friend's house���������  and lost .it all by playing cards.  What a friend to bavei. What otter destruction of true social life!  , In the same way many sports  are been injured through the spirit  of gambling. Monte Carlo is-not  the only place where lives \ are  blighted and homes wrecked by  playing with the wheel of chance.  ������������������Prince Rupert Empire.  An optimist is a person who believes in himself when nobody- is  the game is being lost in the lust 1 looking.  LYNN CREEK DAIRY  DELIVERED  .To any part of the city or district  J. McDONELL, Proprietor  Subscribers are reminded that  The Ledge is $2 a year when  paid in advance. When not so 71  paid it is $2.50 a year. **,  Man cannot live by gold! alone  quickly stops coughs, cures coldo, and  heali'  thu threat and 'un������.      >t      ::      20 cent*.  ������������������'T'-"''''''-"'--'-'^^ ���������:-- h i  MANUFACTURING JEWELER  The Only Up-to-Date -Optical I [MJD;M      o"' ��������� p ���������  Department in the. Interior.*.-Nelson,    O.  C  vo������o*4**-o-44>0-������o-������q<*^o-^ovo-!j'o-ij>o-po<^  o  ���������  o  ������������������x-*-*X"X****:<--:^^^^  TEMPERANCE  .      ' I  ,', 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' y  household should have a moderate   -  su'pply of pure wines or liquors in  the  closet- for   emergency���������either  "unexpected visitors or sudden 111-  ' ness, when a drop of pure liquor  in time,may forestall all necessity  -   for drugs.  ' ������������������   X  | Greenwood Eipor. gohtpany, JmwtmfrmmM/ti.G* f  ���������i-'-fr-***--'}^--*'*----*-*^  By  HORACE   S.   GOULD  '������������������'���������������������������^���������''���������'"s--4-*''*-*?-'---^*^^  P- BeRNS���������'���������&���������  Dealers in Fresh and Salt Meats, Fish  and Poultry." 'Shops in nearly, all the*    .  towns of- the -"Boundary and Kootenay.       r   t   ������S  COPPER STREET, GREENWOOD, B. C;  *������"*5*55������5������*'*S3*'-5^*-*'-*S5^^  .gnimpimnwmmmnimpinifnmmmmmmmfiig  I Greenwood to Phoenix Stage I  ������= Leaves Greenwood Daily at 3 p. m. =3  sr Arrives Greenwood Daily at 10 a. m. =������  B GREENWOOD OFFICE        - -  CLUB CIGAR STORE =3  B H,   M.   LAING, t* PROPRIETOR |;  ������% A Girl Lost Her Jewels and  $ . ' ' Received a Shock  ���������    o  ���������  *-*>O-*0-0O-(>0-������O-fit>0^0->0*O^O-**t-0<>0������  A merry house purty was assembled  In- the country residence of Arnold  Ridgeway. They were all people who  moved In what nre called the upper circles, and many of them were rich.  Among the guests were an engaged  couple���������Langdon Field and Louise  Dana. Field, -so'far as means were  concerned, wus 11 self made man.  Born in a wealthy family, he had  scarcely emerged Irom childhood when  a crash came In his family nffnirs.' Instead of going to colluue lie had at seventeen taken a posiilon in a mercantile house, determined to restore the  family fortune. 'At, twenty-two lie had  set up for himself'and at thirty was  considered rich: Then jt-ame trouble  in;hls business affairs, and it was a  question if all he had striven for would  not' be lost to him and he would have  to begin all over again.  While matters were well witli him  ho had become engaged to Mis** Dana  vWhen they were invited to i'idgeway's  house party he had told Mis fiancee  that he was needed at his business  aud must decline it. She told him that'  he was workiug too hard and should  break away for a brief recreation. After much persuasion she prevailed upon  him to accept tiie invitation, lie being  largely influenced by tlie fact that a  regret from him would either Involve  one from her or if she went without  -him her pleasure would be marred.  It seemed impossible for - Field to1  throw off his anxiety about his business. At any rate, he did not show'  that abandon to pleasure to be expected from every one of such a party  Louise, noticing this and that he seemed nervous and worried, did everything  In her power" to turn -his  mind  into  accosted ner. ana wnen sne was again  at, liberty Field had passed Into another apartment.        > ,  The dance passed off merrily*, being  kept up till 2 o'clock;in the morning.  The gayety' grew from start to finish,  and, as usual on such occasions, all  were loath - to break up. When afj  last those who were tired out began  to break away a conference took place  as to the rooming of the guests.  On the grounds was a pavilion, one'  room of which was equipped for a  bedroom, and it had been' arranged  that one of the young men, who had  come up especially for the dance,  should sleep .-there. He was rallied  by some girls on sleeping in such a  lonely place, to which he replied'thaft  It would not trouble him at all to  spend the night there; but he didn't}  believe there was a girl of the party  who would dare do so.  Now, Louise Dana was just the kind  of girl to take up with such a proposition. A lot of chaff followed, at the  end of which slip offered for a pound  of candy, to be given by the bachelors  9  THE BRUNSWICK HOTEL  CIGAR    AND   NEWS   STAND  CAF=?MI - B.     C.  EHOLT,;B, C,  Is now open to the public, New build-  ing, new furnishings and everything for  the comfort of our patrons, Sample room  and barn in connection,  J, B, SHEEIDAN  I  ^   r >\   r  Proprietor.  ;W  MANAGER  NEW ADVERTISING SCALE.  The newspapers in Greenwood, Phoenix and Grand Forks have adopted the  following scale for legal advertising:  Application   for   Liquor   Licence  '30 days) $5.00.  to each and every girl of the party, to 1 Certjficate of Improvement Notice  -TO do good work and be durable'seems to us strong point's :  oh the disc harrow question.   Good work demands a harrow -b  that pulverizes'the ground thoroughly, that cuts out dead furrows, *  that adapts itself to any uneven condition of the ground.  To'be durable a harrow must have a Strong frame, Steel ������������������  shanks, W gang bolts, heavy gauge discs, and a ;  , general construction throughout that leaves no room for question y  '/as to the strength of any part.    , ^  All these points have been-built  into the Deere Model B.  IflflUteonly  harrow that  Isiiexibleln  ���������wotk.  II til the most  comfortable'  barrow to  Side upon.  , It is madein all sizes from 4' to 10' cut, 16", 18" and 20"  U1SCS, has improved oscillating scrapers, extension oil tubes,  with or without weight boxes, and all sizes are furnished "with a  stub .tongue.   If you are in the market for a disc harrow.-he  sure to see Sse Model B al our store.       ,  i-  !-:  X; ���������  VS**1  I  The above Goods  are  SK?. JAS. G. McMYNN,.Midway  "Greenwood City Waterworks Company  - 33  \XMJtjXjtJtjtJtJtjtjtjAjtjXJtjtJ>  *���������*  %  *������������������*  <*  I/T'D.  Leaves Mother Lode  9,30 a. m.  6:30 p. m.  'Leaves Greenwood  *���������*  ���������5  si  7toC  ���������f  D*M������  |0NE*M*������AUKINDS������'*������***B  It'i (he CLEANHST. SIMPLEST, an J BEST HOME  DYE. one enn buy.-Why you don't even have to  know what KIND of Cloth your Goodi sro nude  of.���������So Mistakes are Impossible.  Send for Free- Color Card, Story Booklet, and  Booklet giving results of Dyeing over other colors.  - The JOHNSON-RICHARDSON CO., Limited,  Montreal. Canada.  %  , Saturday  last   stage   leaves -^  Mother Lode 6 p. jn.   Returning, ***i  .-:������J  2:00 p.  8:30 p.  m.  m.  leaves Greenwood 10 p. m.  Greenwood Office  NOR DENi HOTEL  ~JtJtJetfJtJII#JtJtJtJtJtJtJt#&Jt.  Don't. Be HOODWINKED  J",WE WEVER CHANGE BRANDS  ARE A 1 QUALITY  Arc the Best Clear Ilavaaas la Canada  Made by Union Labor In the best Hy.  jrlenlc Factory-lu the country.   Call for  them and (ret value for your monoy instead of rope  WILBERG ���������*"��������� W0LZ, Prop. B.C. Clear  Factory, New i-Vcstmlnster, B, C.   .  m&maammimsamw'  THE STEPS -WF.NT TO THE DRESSER.-  otLer channels, devoting herself so far  as she might to hiin exclusively. She  kept him'up fairly well during the term  of the festivities, but as the end approached he seemed eager to get back  to the city and his business.  The night before the party broke .up  a dance was given by the hosts, and a  number of young people were invited  from the city "for that occasion especially. Naturally this took up all,the  available room, but by doubling up and  other expedients it was found possible  to accommodate the additional guests.  Louise Dana had brought with her  some valuable family jewels that she  had inherited. On the evening of the  ball, noticing that her fiance seemed  depressed, she dressed early, 'putting  on her jewels, and, seeking Field,  sought to dispel his gloom before the  festivities began. When he noticed her  Jewels his expression changed, and he  "���������said:  "You are not going to wear those  gems tonight, are you?"  , "Of course.   Why not?"  ,' "Do you think it appropriate to wear  Buch  valuable  Jewelry  except on  a  grand occasion?"  "If I wait for a grand occasion I may  wait some  time.    I have never yet  worn them, and I have long been anxious to do so for the first time."  ��������� "Don't"  j l'Why?",  "For my sake."  There was something in his expression that puzzled her. She was silent  for a few moments, then said:  "Very well. Since you desire It I'll  leave them off." ,  Louise went to her room, took off her  Jewels and put them uway. Coming  out into the hall, she met Mrs. Jlldge-  way.  "What have you done with your jewels'-" asked the latter.  "Taken Hiem off."  "Why so?"  "On second thought It seemed to me  thnt they are fitted only for state occasions."  "My dear, go and put them on again.  1 wish tbe other guests to see'and admire them."  The hostess hurried away, nnd Lou-  ls<*, not wishing to offend her, returned to her room and put the jewels on  Bgnln. Meeting Field, below, the moment he saw' them that name singular  pained, almost frightened, expression  came again In bis face. Sbe was about  to explain why she had failed to humor him lo tho matter when some one  sleep in the pavilion,   ller proposition  was accepted.   Going upstairs, she secured the articles of toilet she required.    At first she thought she would  leave the jewels lo her room, but on  second thought preferred to take them  with her and put them under her pillow.    Going   downstairs,   the   party  were .waiting for her.   Her lover took  her aside and begged her not to carry  out  her  Intention.,   Lie  appeared so  troubled about her doing so that she  would   have   refrained   had   she  not  gone, so far that her pride would have  suffered   at a   withdrawal.    She endeavored lo reassure him, saying that  the pavilion was as safe as the house.  She  was  escorted  to  her sleeping  place by a crowd ,of young people.  -Field would not be of the party.   She  was rallied on the spooks that would  visit-her during,,the  night and the  burglars.    But it was nil banter, for  the pavilion was not 100 yards from  the main building, and no one dreamed of any danger.    Finally they left  her alone, returning to the house with  shouts and laughter/  There was a- dresser opposite the  door. Before, this dresser Louise stood  and took off her jewels, laying them on  It till she should go to bed, then began  to disrobe. 'While doing so she saw  peering through the transom reflected  in the mirror something that chilled  the marrow in her *bones. It was a  face, a human face, yet the face of a  demon.  , It was there but a"moment Nevertheless Louise knew or believed that it  had not departed.- Gradually she recovered her equanimity sufficiently to  play such "a part as would save her.  Could she give her jewels as the price  of her life? It was the only expedient  left her. Deliberately she continued  'her disrobing.  Leaving her jewels on the dresser,  she got into bed. Her heart was wildly beating, and sleep, of course, was  impossible. Wishing to have the ordeal  over as soon as possible, she purposely  breathed hard as if in slumber. It was  not long after this that she heard a  faint click from the door���������she had purposely left it unlocked���������and some one  stealthily passing over the floor. She  kept her eyes closed, but could distinguish that there was a light in the  room.  The steps went to the dresser, and  Louise could hear the jewels being taken off it Then the light came toward her, and he who carried it,held  It closer and closer to her face. It was  all she could do to refrain from starting up with a wild shriek. But she  maintained herself, keeping her eyes  closed so thoroughly that she saw nothing, though she knew that the light  was held down almost against her  eyes, for she could feel its heat Every  moment she expected to feel a weapon  crashing down upon her. Yet she knew  her only hope was to convince the robber she slept so soundly that she was  unconscious of his presence.  Then when she felt that he was moving away and the danger had passed  how could she refrain from betraying  herself by some expression of relief?  Still controlling herself, she lay perfectly quiet until sbe heard a creak at  the door and knew the robber and ber  jewels had passed away from her.  And now with the reaction fame a  frightful bitterness. _It was not that  she had been robbed of her jewels.  This was nothing compared with another deprivation. The love she had  felt for Langdon Field was turned to  horror. In the face she had seen reflected from the transom she had recognized tbe man who was soon to have  been her husband.  What next? Should she stay where  she was till daylight or get up and  give an alarm? In the latter case, if  she met ber visitor, it would be sure  death. Doubtless be had fle^tV Sbe  waited as long as she could repress a  desire to go elsewhere, then, arising,  put on what clothes sbe needed and  went out. All was still, the late revelers being in bed. In one of the windows she saw a light Throwing some  gravel from the walk against tho pane, f  tho summons was answered by a young  man who was smoking with others and  talking over tbe dance. When tbe door  was opened Louise fell on the floor in  aheap.  Langdon Field, whose mind had been  for some time giving way under his  reverses, had at last- broken down.  Being unbalanced, be bad conceived  the idea,that if be possessed bis fiancee's jewels be could save himself  from financial ruin. He was captured  ln the city and sent to an asylum. In-  sano as he was, he was conscious of  what he had done and told his physician that he had held tho light dowD  close to Louise's eyes to make sure  that she was asleep. Had she shown  the slightest evidence of being awake  ho would have killed her.  (6o days) -557.50  Application to Purchase Land Notices (60 days) -j7.5o  Delinquent Co-owner Notices (90  days),.: gro.oo  Water Notices (small) .-.. .$7.50  All other legal advertising, 12' cents a  line, single column, for the first insertion; aud 8 cents a line for each subsequent insertion.  Nonpariel measurement  ESTRAY  NOTICE  COUNTY COURT OF YALE.  A SITTING of the County Court of Yale will  ���������**��������������� be lioltlen at the Court House, Greenwood,  on TueHdny the Ctli day of May, 1!113, at  cloven o'clock in the foionoon. ,  By order,  WALTER DEWDNEY,  Registrar C. C. of Y.  On SJ-** Sec 8, lp. 67, Osoyoos -Division,  Yale District, one red heifer, large yearling or small two-year-old. No brand.  Owner can have same by identifying  property and paying charges.  R. W. TAYLOR  Bridesville, B. C.  In the Matter of the Estate of Harry  Burns, late of Myncaster, Biitish  Columbia, Deceased. '  JMOTICE is hereby given that all persons having claims against the late  Harry Burns, who died on or about the  18th day of February, 1913, are required  to furnish particulars thereof to the  undersigned, duly verified.  And that after the 1st day of May, 1913,  the executor will proceed to distribute  the assets of the said deceased among the  persons entitled thereto, having regard  only to the claims of which he bhall then  have had notice.  Dated at Greenwood, B. C, this 19th  day of March, 1913.  A. S. BLACK  Greenwood, B. C,  Solicitor for Ben Burg, Executor.  Thoroughbred Eggs and  Fowls For Sale  Partridge Wyandottes    -.  Partridge Rocks  Blue Andalusians  Silver Spangled Hamburgs  Empire Strain of Brown Leghorns  Indian Runner Ducks  ROBERT CLARK.'CHAIB F08KS  PRESCRIPTION  For a Long Life.  This is the prescription for a long  life given by an old gentleman in Connecticut, who is ninety-nine years old  and still well and cheerful, "Live  temperately, be slow to anger, don't  worry, take plenty of exercise in the  fresh air, and, above all, keep cheerful." s.  Should the system get run down���������  digestive organs weak���������the blood thin  and sluggish, take Vinol, which is a  delicious combination of the .medicine  ���������body-building properties of cods'  livers, with the useless grease eliminated and tonic iron added. We regard Vinol as one of the greatest  body-builders and strength-creators in  the world for aged people.  Mrs. Mary Ivey, of Columbus, Ga.,  says: "If people only knew the good  Vinol does old people, you would be  unable to supply the demand; it is  the finest tonic and strength-creator  I ever used."  We wish every feeble old person in this vicinity would try  Vinol on our agreement to return-their  money if it fails to give satisfnetion  J. L. White, Druggist, Greenwood, B. C.  Synopsis of Coal Mining Regulations.  i  ^OAL mining .rights of the Dominion,  v^ 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  $r 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 bv the applicant himself.  EachTapplication must be accompanied  by a fee of $5 which will be refunded if  the rights applied for are not available,  but not otherwise. A royalty shall be  paid on the merchantable output of the  mine at the rate of five cents per ton.  The person operating the "mine shall  furnish the Agent with sworn returns  accounting forlthe full quantity of merchantable coal mined and pay the royalty  thereon: If the coal mining rights are  not being operated,.such returns should  be furnished at least once a year.  The lease will include the coal mining  rights only, but the lessee may be permitted to purchase whatever available  surface rights may be considered necessary for the working of the mine at the  rate of $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 willlnot be_>aid"for.  nelson, b; 0  First-class in everything.  Steam heat, electric light,  private baths. -Telephone,  in every room. First-class'  bar and barber shop.  'Bus meets all trains.  QUEEN'S   HOTEL,  PHOHNIX      _3.   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It  tells how a gambler cashed  - in after the flush days of  Sandon ; how it rained in  New, Denver  longi'after  2-Toah was dead ;   how a  parson took a   drink   at  Bear Lake in 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 the cent belt.   It  contains the early history  of Nelson and a romance  of ths Silver King mine.  In   it are  printed three  western poems, and dozens of articles too numer-  ons'to mention.   Send for  one before it is too late.  ,  The  price   is  25   cents,  postpaid to any part of the  world.    Address  all  letters to J(  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 Greenwood and within easy reach of all  the financial and commercial institutions of the Copper Metropolis.   Heated with steam and.lit     ,  by electricity. Commodious sam- .  pie rooms. -The bar is replete  with all modern beverages and  the cafe never closes.    Rooms  reserved by telegraph.  The Windsor Hotel Co  E. J. Cartier, Mgr.  GRAND CENTRAL  Opposite Postoffiee, NELSON, B.C.  American and European Plan's.  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.  O. Box 597.  GREENWOOD and  MIDWAY STAGE  Leaves Greenwood for Spokane  at 7 a. m., and for Oroville at 2:30  p. m. Leave orders at Terhnne's  Cigar Store.       Chables Eussell.  GAGfPINES  Kennedy's Improved Champion Strain  SILVER  AND  GOLDEN  |v������������������������4������vvvvvvvvvvvvvvvvvv  , SHOES SHINED  I At the Windsor Hotel by  IZACK WATSON  t  *?  ?  ?  t  MESSENGER SERVICE  ADVERTISE I THE LEDGE  <K>00<X><XX>OOC>00<>OOOOC>0<>000<>  T.   THOMAS  CLOTHES CLEANED  PRESSED AND REPAIRED  TAILOR - GREENWOOD  THE LIVING EGG MACHINES  Eu_s and Fowls for Sale  TUNING*  Mr. Charles E. King will visit  Greenwood at an early date. Leave  orders for guaranteed pianoforte  tuning at White's Drug Store.  your Razors Honed |  and Your Baths at I  FRAWLEY'S  BARBER SHOP  GREENWOOD,  These  Silver  Campines   are   from   the  Silver King Cock that look the prize at  the Crystal Palace show and  all  over  ' England  ROBERT CLARK, GRAND FORKS  As a rule a lie costs all you get  out of it.  ^>4^^O<>OiC}9i(iO!OO<>0lOOia<OiOOOQ<i<>O<>.  Marriage brings out all thero is  in   a   man,   including   tho  loose  I change in his pocket.  I\ &������������������-*-������������������  Mountaineer and Korilenay Standard Cigars.   Made by  J. C. THELIN & CO., NELSON.  ASSAYER  E. W. WIDDOWSON, Assayer and  Chemist, Box biio8, Nelson, B. C.  Charges:���������Gold, Silver, Lead or Copper,  $1 each. Gold-Silver, or Silver-Lead,  ji.50. Prices for other metals: Coal,  Cement, Fireclay analyses on application. The largest custom assay office iu  British Columbia.  6<&te������>i~>i^������te*&M$^i&M*#  LOWERY'S CLAIM  During the 87 months that Lowery'**  Claim was on earth it did business all  over the  world.    It  was  the  most  unique, independent and fearless journal over produced in Canada. Political  and theological enemies pursued it with  the venom of a rattlesnake until tho  g-ovorninent shut it out of the mails,  and its editor coasnd to publish it,  partly on account 0! a lazy liver and  partly because it takes a pile of money  to run a paper that is outlawed. Ihere  aro still 20 different editions of this condemned journal in print. Send 10 cents  and got 0110 or $2 aud got the bunch,  R. T. LOWERY,  Greenwood, B. 0. THE  LEDGE,   GREENWOOD,   BRITISH   COLUMBIA.  OOO OCXH>0<KK>0<>0-0<>OC������>CK>C>CK>0<D  f    BOUNDARY MINES    |  OOOOOOC-O-O 00<*K***0-O000-0<K>-0<"-*<"K> O  Last week tho Rawhide shipped  <I,S70 tons of ore.  Last   week   tho  Granby   mine  ���������hipped'27,255 tons of oro.  'Last week the Granby smelter  ������������������reatcd 2<L,5S5 tons of ore.  Last   week   the   Mother   Lode  ii'.'me shipped S,2S0 tons of ore.   '  Last    week    tho    Greenwood  rim-Iter treated 15,375 tons of ore.  Last week the Napoleon mine  f-1 tipped 5S-I tons of ore.  Last week the Queen Victoria  mine shipped 531 tons of ore.  "���������Excellent   progress   is   being  made on  the Duncan mine, near  Beaverdell and the   future   prospect  for that property are highly  encouraging," says N. J. Carson,  secretary    of     Phoenix     Mining,  Smelting    and   Developing   Co.,  which   owns   tho   property.    Mr.  Carson   returned  to town on Friday from a visit of a few days to  the group  which consists of three  claims.      Throughout the   winter  the company  have had from four  to six men employed in both developing and sacking ore.    There is  about one carload of line ore on the  dump, while the company has another two carloads at the railroad  siding   awaiting   shipment.     The  principal shaft is down  100 feet  following   the   lead   almost   from  grass roots, and the present scheme  of development consists of a tunnel which it is intended to tap the  vein some twenty feet lower than  the shaft has yet reached.    The  ore is a high-grade silver-lead product and the lead has a dimension  of eighteen   inches.    Mr.   Carson  paid there is very little snow in the  valleys and the logging camps are  breaking   up.    Tho  river   is   nn  usually  low  at present.    It is ex  pected that the Kettle Valley Rail  road  company   will take over the  road from the contractors inside of  two weeks,   news  having been received  to the effect that the railroad   commissioners   had   passed  favorably on   tho   undertaking.���������  Phoenix Pioneer.  The latest- authentic information  to hand is to the effect that Pete  Scott has bonded the Toronto and  Galena and the Bones Fraction to  T. "Walter Beam. It has also been  stated that the Rollo is included  in tho deal, and it is not at all improbable, but part of it has not  yet been verified and tho Gazette  does not voubh for the correctness.  The Toronto and Galena were  properties that' wero always well  thought of in the camp, for. in addition to their favorable location it  was known that good surface values wore obtainable, and they were  held to rank in with the Kingston  in that respect. Pete Scott was  known to be the principal owner,  but several double shuffles occurred at different times and R. R.  Hedley held an interest in them at  onetime.  It was also rnmored that Mr.  Beam had obtained an option on  the Copper Cliff from tho Pollock  Co. and the Nick-o-Time Fraction  from Fraser Campbell, but this  also lacks confirmation.���������Hedley  Gazette.  <>0<y<y<>0<>C>0<><><><><>00<><yO<>0<>0<>0<i  I   B. C. MININC NEWS   I  o o  ooo<>o<><}<><><>oo<><>o<><>o<yo<>oo<>o<>  At one period in British history  when lustre was being shed on  Britain's military power and her  arms were invariably successful  abroad, with news of one victory after another won doughty skilful  foes pouring in,it was customary for  the minions of fashion in London  to inquire every morning for the  latest victory for fear they should  miss one. That is pretty nearly  the way it has got to be in Hedley  in the matter of activity in Camp  Hedley mining properties.  Amos Godfrey returned from the  Copper River coal fields Thursday  and, wheu interviewed, said that  he was well pleased with the showing made since his last trip.  There have been five seams of coal  discovered on the property, upon  which there have been nearly fifteen hundred feet of tunnel work  done. The largest of these seams  shows eight feet of good, clean  coal, and wheu Mr. Godfrey took  measurements to get an idea of the  tonnage, these figures showed thero  to be 12,4-10 tons to the acre, or  7,961,GOO tons to the section, and  allowing for tho dip which the  seam makes at the present depth,  these figures would be doubled,  giving the enormous tonnage of  15,923,200 tons to tho section, and  from careful prospecting, this  seam is known to underlie ten  sections. Above this largo deposit  is another good, workable seam  five feet in width, which adds  greatly to tho estimated tonnage.  Mr. Godfrey has had a great  deal of experience in coal mining  both iu British Columbia and the  old country, and he says he has  never seen-better coal for coking  purposes or which could be mined  more easily than these two seams.  ��������� Telkwa Tribune.  short job to get the macninery in  operation. They expect to have  a very busy and profitable season.  The prospecting done last year  was very satisfactory, and Mr.  Fraser took back some samples of  line and coarse gold. They are  sending iu fourteen men aud a  large quantity. of supplies which  will last until the pack trains cat-  get in this summer. Mr. Fraser  predicts that this will bo tbo biggest season the Omincca has had  since the big rush some forty years  ago. Practically every company  and syndicate holding ground will  operate this year, and a big bunch  of the precious yellow metal should  be brought out this fall.���������Omincca  Herald.  THE TULAMEEN  Manager Fraser,   of the  Royal  i  Standard Investments Co., Vancouver, arrived on "Wednesday  night's train with a number of  men, and they will leave at once  for the Omineca country, where  the company holds extensive placer  grounds which will be worked this  season. Last year Mr. Fraser took  in the hydraulic machinery and  got it installed and ready to operate, so that it will be only a very  Pare-��������� Wholesome���������Reliable-  Indispensable  Its fame is world-wide. Its superiority  unquestioned. Its use is a protection  against alum food. In buying baking  powder examine the label carefully  and be sure the powder is made from  cream of tartar. Other kinds do not  make the food healthful.  In  the Similkameen and Tulameen    particularly,    tho    mining  camps have begun the spring with  an unusually.optimistic vigor.    In  New Leadvillo the Golden Treasure   Mountain    Mining   company  have  driven  in   a   tunnel   for   a  depth of three hundred and thirty  feet.    Owing  to the difficulty   of  bad air  filling this shaft, the company has let a contract for an upraise shaft.    The amount of improvement   commenced   and   tho  value   of   the   buildings   now   in  course of construction speaks much  for    the  estimation   placed   upon  their  holdings by  the members of  the company who are all Spokane  business men'.    The Indiana company have been  very active also  about   their   holdings   and    have  made extensive improvements on  tho property bonded last summer.  A force of men have been engaged  on their-works all winter and they  have  over three hundred  feet of  tunneling completed.    Their  lead  ore has made an excellent showing.  Tho work has been interrupted at  times during  the  winter by snow-  slides but this danger will soon be  past  and  the work  will  then be  pushed with greater vigor.  Mr. J. C. Edwards, a well-  kuown miniug man of Spokane, is  in the Tulameen at tlie present and  has made arrangements to continue the working on the Treasure  mine. Mr. Edwards predicts an  unusual rush in the early spring so  soon as tho trails become passable.  He expects large numbers of miners will go in to examine property  not yet bonded. It is to be hoped  that the provincial government  will push the construction of a  wagon road from Tulameen to the  summit or New Leadville as the  camp is now called. Many strong  companies aro now interested in  this camp and they have been  forced to haul material over the  snow during the entire winter  at great expense and trouble.  Taboggans are the only vehicle  which can bo taken over the trail.  The government has disposed of  some 810,000 worth of lots at Tulameen, which townsite they own,  so that there is no financial reason  why the road should uot be completed. The wagon road along  Otter Lake might come in for improvement. It is so narrow that  two wheelbarrows can scarcely  pass. The great volume of work  already undertaken at Now Leadville is indicative of the vaster  amount which will follow so soon  as the road conditions make possible the transportation of materials.  Mr. Charles F. Law and associates of Vancouver have also pushed  developments ou their Slate Creek  gold and platinum mines. A force  of men has been engaged steadily  and great progress has been made  with the tunnels. Tho workers  havo been drifting for tho old  channel of Salt creek which is very  rich in gold and platinum. If hard  work deserves succsss then the  workers deserve to find tho old  channel.  Residents of tho Tulameen are  looking forward to tho coming of  the Great Northern railway to  bring.an era of prosperity to their  town. The long haul from Vancouver to Spokane and back and  the high freight rates have retard--  ed the section's growth to a large  extent so that it has been unable  to keep paco with other towns in  the Tulameen Valley moro favored  in location on better transportation  routes.  Samples from  various claims in  tho Otter. Valley have been assayed  in Vancouver and  have given extremely   gratifying   results.    The  Eaglo Creek grant owned by Todd  aud company, has yielded seventy-  three dollars to the ton and  forty-  one  dollars in other values, principally   copper.     The   lead   runs  from twenty-six inches to five feet  in   width.    Todd    has   hired   all  available pack trains from  Keremeos to Klondyke to pack the oro  to Tulameen  during the   coming  summer.      Kelly    Creek,    where  claims were staked last summer by  a number of Spokane business men  is very  busy,   gangs  have worked  all  winter with  splendid results.  Some of the assays have reached  eighty dollars in gold.    The Bear  Creek property, owned by Thynne,  Todd and company,   is bonded  to  Mr. E, Duncan of Vancouver, who  refused   an offer of $S5,000 from  English capitalists recently. There  are nine claims along, this granite  and the ledge is six feet wide.    It  carries high values in gold,   silver  and copper.   The Blue Bell, North  Star, Summit Number Three.and  the David "Western mining claims  owned by D. Ross, J. Thynne and  E. Tingley situated at New Leadville, will all be working in a few  weeks.  Leadville is a very high grade  i  ore   camp.    When - the   projected  govern ment road is completed vast  quantities of oro now waiting on  the dumps will be hauled out.  This road has been promised for  years but has. not yet been built.  The government owns the Tulameen townsite and has made thousands of dollars from the sale of  lots so that there should be no difficulty in tho construction of a road  to revive New Leadville which has  been stranded for a number of  years owing to a lack of transportation. The impossibility of taking machinery to New Leadville  is a terrible handicap tothe companies interested there.  Affairs in the Otter Valley are in  a very prosperous condition and  the winter has been fairly mild.  The snow fall has averaged about  two feet. The cattle have come  through the winter with no lack of  fodder, tho large hay crops of 1912  providing a splendid supply.  The altitude of the valley is  2/100 feet. Apples and other orchard fruits thrive and small garden vegetables grow particularly  well.���������Saturday Sunset.  IF*  IVJOTICE is hereby given that the lneet-  1 '   ingsofthe Provincial- Labor Com'  mission will  be held at the  following  places:���������  Penticton���������Tuesday, May 6th, io a.m.  Hedley���������Wednesday, May 7th, 2 p.m.  Princeton���������Thursday, May 8th, 8 p m.  Greenwood���������Saturday,   May   iolh,   2  p.m.  Phoenix���������Tuesday, May 13th, 2 p.m.  Grand Forks���������Thursday, May 15th, 8  p.m.  '   Othermeetings will be announced later.  1   The Commission will hear evidence on  all matters affecting labor conditions in  the Province.   All persons interested are  invited to be present.  H. G. PARSON,  Chairman.  F. 'R. McNamara, >  Secretary.  ^S������^������^S^������4^^������^������^������^������^-^^������^������  Plumber  land Tinner  I have taken over the  McArthur shop and am  prepared to execute all  orders for plumbing and  tinsmithing. Get your  stoves in condition before the snow flies.  I GEORGE CLERF. ���������  ���������'���������' tf~~\ a    '/    \   ____,;<?:   V  ffniini-^ ffii mm * f���������-��������� *   WE   HAVE   RECEIVED  A SPLENDID ASSORTMENT OF  ENGLISH ; PRINTS, GINGHAMS  AND DRESS GOODS: SEE OUR  NEW   LACE   COLLARS. . '    .  GREENWOOD,  B. Q  Pork & Beans, 10c  Soups, 3 for 50c  Lunch Tongue, 30c  SERVE GREENWOOD  Serve Greenwood. Don't  boom it. Booms burst. Bubbles collapse. Do something to  help it.  ' Serve Greenwood. Give  something to it, don't simply  get, grab, and grasp. Put  something of yourself, your  energy aud enthusiasm in work  for society as well as for yourself.  If Greenwood is not, all it  might be, who is responsible?  Certainly not Phoenix or Grand'  Forks.  Serve Greenwood. Do not  simply stay here. Tho rocks do  that, and that is'all thoy do.  Greenwood is a. good-place to  live, if we only, live well here.  A Reader.  UP THE AMAZON  Dawson, Y. T.���������Word has been  received by Captain Newcomb, admiral of the N. N. fleet, that a  number of the old lower Yukon  river skippers are now working on  the Amazon river. Among them  aro Captain Boomer, Captain  Bledsoe and Captain Barker.  Captain Boerner was ��������� on the  Kuskokwim last year in charge of  the N. C.'s floating store,'on the  old Lavello Young. He and Mrs.  Boerner wintered their a year ago.  Mrs. Boerner went through Dawson, en route to the coast, [last fall,'  accompanied by her child. Mrs.  Boerner formerly was Miss Etta de  Pencier, of this city.  Captain Bledsoe is is a nephew  of Jim Bledsoe, famouB in song and  story as the Mississippi skipper  who hold tho nose of the -'Prairie  Belle" against tho bank until the  last galoot got ashore. Captain  Bledsou was pilot hero in early  days, and later was master of N.  N. boats on the lower Yukon.  Mrs. Bledsoe,  formerly an opera  Coughing scatters germs  ���������Stop it  Coughing increases the  irritation of the already inflamed mucuous membranes  and is moreover apt to carry  disease to others.  Mathieu's Syrup of Tar and  Cod I,iver Oil promptly stops  coughing, and soon, thanks  to its tonic properties, effects  a permanent cure.  The wonderful popularity  of Mathieu's Syrup of Tar  and Cod Liver Oil is specially  due to its great value as a  permanent lung and bronchial healer.  *   Sold everywhere, 35c large  bottles. '  J. L. MATHIEU CO- Prop.,  Sberbrooke. P.Q.  For headaches une Mathieu's Xervtne  Ji Poicdtrs���������theit are usejut also to cluise the  H>      /ever aiul pains which  often.  acconn\tany  /'.      colds,   use a bojtoj is powders.  B ' 4-1-13  Western Agents: Ferguson Bros.  123 Banatyne Ave., Winnipeg, Man.  singer, was one of the most gifted  vocalists ever in the north.  The outfit for whom the Yukon  skippers are working on the Amazon has as its head, it is understood, J. Pierpont Morgan, representing Wall street capital.  The company is said to have immense possessions in tho country,  and to be developing resources on  a gigantic scale.  It is predicted by some studying  the development of the new world  that the Amazon valley, which  rivals the Mississippi in area and  richness, is destined to be the objective place of the next great  migration after Canada and Australia are settled.  The company found it difficult  to get good skippers for the district, and is paying the Yukoners  fully as much as paid in the north.  The steamers are of the Mississippi  rivor type, with refrigerators,  electric light plants and other conveniences. Every boat also is  equipped with wireless, and wireless stations' are  maintained  all  Thu  family  remedy   for   Coughs  and Colds  "Slilloh costs bo little  and does   00 much I'  L.L. Matthews S������ Co  WE  ARE  SELLING  FOR  THIS  WEEK   GOOD  $1.35 a Box  GET   ONE   BEFORE   THEY   ARE   ALL   GONE  RUSSELL-LAW-CAULFIELD Company  BOOTS    FOR  LOGGER  RANCHER  MINER  Every pair absolutely guaranteed to give  satisfaction or Money Back at ^X'-- ��������� ��������� -���������**���������������*   -���������*-...  BROWNS, -  FERRY, -  WASH.  HM  along the river.���������Vancouver Sun.  HE DID NOT ADVERTISE.  Breathes there a man with soul so dead,  Who never to himself has said:  'My trade of late is getting bad, .  I'll try another leu-inch ad!"  If there be, go mark him well,  For him no batik account shall swell,  No angels ..watch the golden stair,   *���������  To welcome home the millionaire.  The man who never asks for trade,  By local line, or add displayed,  Cares more for rest than worldly gain,  And patronage but gives him pain.  Tread lightly, friends; let no rude sound  Disturb his solitude profound,  Here let him lie in calm repose,  Unsought except by men he owes.  And when he dies, go plant him deep  That nothing may disturb his sleep,  Where no rude clamor may dispel  That quiet that he loved so well.  And that the world may know its' loss  Place on a stone a wreath of moss,  And on a stone above "Here lies  A fossil, who did not advertise."  A man is at his best on Sunday  ���������if there is any best in him.    -  .Poverty may be no crime, but it  has its penalies just the same.  A man who leads a double life  never does two men's work.  Remember that, though each is  the architect of his own life, yet he  has not the ordering of the material.  w  E ARE TAILORS, first of  all. "a  If you prefer garments designed,'  cut and tailored to your individual  order, the great Fit-Reform  organization is at your service.  Our range of patterns includes  about three hundred choice  designs, for Spring Suits and  Overcoats.  W. Elson,  Greenwood

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