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 .-!' ���������-���������.-���������  ������������������'A '  ',���������/;  -3  'd/V^^/^y^^r^^^ '  ���������   r>* <5 SV.W/  ^^iii'MWVE  *S$i  v&  <s  ���������"���������Y G- 1912 "    fi  THE  OLDEST  MINING  CAMP  NEWSPAPER  IN: BRITISH' COLUMBIA  .1  f-V-  "ORI&, #J  Vol.' XVIII.  GREJUNJrVOOD.-R C.'f -THURSDAY, MAY 2   1912  i *.*���������       '       < ' ^*  The Store of/Plenty  No. 42  9;  liindleii'ih'  Around Home 1  ANOTHER CARLOAD OF THIS SUPERIOR FLOUR  JUST,TO HAND IN EXCELLENT CONDITION  The Russell-Law-Caulfield Co.  HARDWARE     GROCERIES     MENS'FURNISHINGS  rThe'Thistle, Brand is the best on  earth. New Import Shipment just  received. See the patterns and get  ray prices" before* you buy and you  will come back.-. "New line of Kitchen Ware just opened up.  Hhone 16   Greenwood, B. C.  an  fi i\  w  THE BASIS  OF MY BUSINESS  We carry a Large Stock" and  have the variety to please you  CLEANLINESS  QUALITY  ATTENTION TO DETAIL  . William C. Arthurs "  IHE  BREAD &  CAKE  BAKER  ���������   -Vienna Bakery, Greenwood  HAVE YOU SEEN IT?  i'l ���������   *  ii  B  Greenwood's   Big  Furniture Store  JUST      OPENED     .UP  Children's; Gp-Garts  and  IN  VARIOUS       NATTY    " DESIGNS  <f"������MllT  IfW*-  We have a Zurich -of fine large White and .Grey-  Blankets: that will go Cheap for Cash.  T. M. GULLE Y '& Co.  Opposite Postoffice. GREENWOOD, B. C. Phone 27  We have just issued a handsome'  Illustrated Catalogue  that would do credit to any mailorder house, and which shows at a  glance the grip we have on the better  class of trade. We want you to see  how fine a jewelry store we have.  SEND FOR ONE  m  You will find a Welcome  at the Club Cigar Store and Pool-Room  CIGARS, TOBACCOS, AND  SMOKERS'  SUPPLIES  FRUIT AND CONFECTIONERY      ^  jCpast, Calgary and  Local Papers and Magazines  always on the tables.  Agent for Phoenix Laundry, Office of Phoenix & Midway Stages  A. LOGAN & Co.  GREENWOOD.     -     B. C.  j. WALTER G. KENNEDY  PROPRIETOR  St. Jude's Anglican Church  Services: Holy Communion 8  a.m. ist and 3rd Sundays in this  month; Matins, 11 a.m.; Evensong, 7:30 p.m.; Sunday School,  2:30 p. m.  Rev. Franklin Watson, Vicar.  THE CANADIAN BANK  OF COMMERCE  SIR EDMUND WALKER, C.V.O., L.L.D., D.C.L., President  ALEXANDER LAIRD, General Manager  CAPITAL, - $10,000,000" REST, -   $8,000,000  ROOMS   TO   LET  1    In the Swayno" House, Silver  Street. Clean, private and comfortable rooms in a quiet locality  at reasonable rates. Hot and cold  baths free to guests.  WANTS. Etc  MONEY ORDERS  The Money Orders of The Canadian Bank of Commerce are a safe,  convenient and economical method of remitting small sums of money.  - They are payable without charge at every branch of a chartered bank in  Canada (except in the Yukon Territory) and in the principal cities of  the United States.  The Orders and full information regarding them may be obtained  on application at the Bank.  In the event of loss of a Money Order the Bank will *on receipt of  ��������� a satisfactory guarantee, make arrangements to refund the amount of  the lost Order.       - .' A232  SAVINGS  BANK  DEPARTMENT  J. T. BEATTIE, Manager.        -       Greenwood Branch.  For Sale.���������A work horse,  weight 1,250, drive single or  double to be sold cheap, Apply  Mark Christensen, Ledge Office.  For Sa*ck."���������-A Letterpress at a  price.    Apply at Ledge office.  For Sale.���������Four old Copper  Hand Books at 50 cents each.  Apply at Ledge office.  ^"'*?S^4***'������*S<*--'������'*-^^  rfl  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.  if a  i������5'^:3''>-i''^'K������'a",--'a^^  For Sale.���������One Incubator and  tw.o Brooders, capacity 250 eggs,  good as new. Will sell at half  cost price. Apply to F. Keffer,  Anaconda.  Agricultural Association  At a meeting of the Greenwood  Agricultural Association last  week, J. L.- White was elected  president; H. Whiting, vice-president; P. H. McCurrach, sec-  treas. The directors are, C.  Kinney, A. Greig, A; Sater, J.  T, Beattie; C. M. Rendell, M.  Christensen, S. Bubar, Dr. Mac-  Lean, and E. McArthur. The  next meeting will be held upon  May 8.  Bill Beach was in the city last  Sunday. % ,.- ���������  i ,      ��������� "*   " i  The bachelors .will give a ball  upon May 8.  .  Miss  Esther Lawson  has  attack of the measles.'  J. A. McDonald, 6:P.R.,D P.A.  was in town last week.  E.  L. -Steeves.,had   his   new  motor car in town this week.  James McCreath .returned   on  Saturday from*his western trip.  ,The officials of the B. C. Copper Co., au toed to Princeton this  week.  i ,  Born.���������On  April''27,   to   Mr.  and   Mrs. ,L.   L.   Matthews,   a  daughter.' - '  Born,���������At Midway on April  26, to | Mr, and 'Mrs. Bjorn, a  daughter.  H. P. Thompson is in the hospital with a -severe attack of  bronchitis. ���������  Saturday will be ^payday for  the workers on-the government  wagon roads.     '     -t  West and Dougherty of Calgary  have opened a real estate office in  Grand Forks. -v  H. W. Collins is planting 12  acres of his Grand,-.Forks ranch  in prune trees.  Mrs. Leggatt and'Mrs. Atwood  will not receive on .Friday the  3rd or again till further notice.  The Easter Monday ball in  Phoenix for the ��������� benefit of" the  hospital realized* a net profit of  $204.  J. Fitzhugh of Vancouver, has  succeeded H. Kirk,' as manager of  the telephone company in Greenwood. ��������� *      - ''v.       -  Jn Grand Forks Charles Cooper  has purchased anew four horse  power Indian. The Sun may get  one later.  See those hand made trout flies  at Kennedy's they are the cheapest in the long run, and they will  catch the fish.  Oscar Westland was discharged  from the hospital on Monday intact. He had been suffering from  an attack of .appendicitis.  In Carmi, Mrs. J. W. Nelson  has spring chickens hatched two  months ago. That must be a  great town for early birds.  Service in the Presbyterian  church next Sunday, May 5,  7:30 a. m. Sunday School, and  Bible class at 2:30 p. m. All are  welcome.  "  Mr. Flood will open a meat  market in Grand" Forks this  month, He will install an ice  and cold storage plant at a cost  of $2,000.  Esther Forsell, a girl of four,  recently cut a deep gash over one  of her eyes while playing with a  knife. As a plaything the doll  is safer than a knife.  Billy Reynolds has closed his  saloon in.Orient aud is now prospecting for an hotel tn the Okanagan. -He has his eye on the B.  C. hotel at Penticton.  New stock of fishing tackle,  22 rifles and ammunition has just  been received by Walter G,  Kennedy, The goods are first  quality and prices reasonable.  Grand Forks Conseryatives are  asking the Dominion government  to put a striking clock and bell  upon the new postoffice building  now being erected in that city.  Early Monday morning, A. D.  Kean's meat market and residence  in Rock Creek burned down. It  is thought that the fire started  from mice chewing matches in the  attic.  After next week the moving  picture show here will enlarge  its program and show another  1,000 feet of film of first-class  quality and also improve the  songs and other attractions, so as  to show their appreciation of the  way in which the Greenwood public have patronized them in the  past.  The performance of tha*- horsey  farce,  -Dandy   Dick,    by   local  amateurs last week was an artistic  and   financial rsuccess.   Although  the play was rather too  English for this" country, its excellent rendition was an agreeable  surprise too  many old   theatregoers in the audience.    It is seldom that amateurs acquit themselves so creditably, especially on  the   first 'night.    The   proceeds  amounting   to   more   than $200  were donated to St. Jude's church  Western Float  FATAL AUTO ACCIDENT  About eight o'clock on Sunday  evening while returning from Rock  Creek   to Chesaw an   automobile  driven by James Loundagin  went  down a hill this side of Myncaster  through being driven too fast. Mrs.  Loundagin who had an arm broken  procured assistance and  her husband and Murphy Mclntyre  were  taken to the residence of J.  H.  Methot, and physicians summoned  from    Molson    and    Greenwood.  Loundagin  died Monday evening.  Mclntyre who is suffering from a  fractured .pelvis and severe internal injuries was taken to Spokane  on Tuesday morning.    A   young  son of Lonndagin's escaped with a  few slight bruises.  winter, between Vernon "and Penticton. ..During the season he cap-;  tured 99 lynx... The skins would"  bring him about $2,500.  -   '  An eastern woman has a goose  that was'given to her when she  was 21 years old. The Summer-  land Eeview remarkes that lots of  women still have the goose they  got to their wedding day.  The steamer Tees has installed a  gasoline engine in one of its lifeboats. This is a great convenience  in landing passengers by small  boats at? some places on the west  coast of Vancouver Island.  The moving picture shows in  Vancouver, aro prohibited from  showing prize fights and encounters  with bandits. There are enough of *  real bandits in that city without  showing. pictures of those' at a*  distance. ,  Several   women   were  recently  fined  in  the police court at Blair-  Imore^   In speaking of the event  "Quesnel has organized a cricket  club.  Fernie now has a French Cafe  in the Eoma hotel.  A lumber yard will soon be  started in Keremeos. ������������������ '  At Green City the sawmill will  soon begin operation.  Potatoes are being shipped from  Keremeos to Victoria.  At Hope, W. H. Lucas has  started a poultry tarm.  At the summit there is five feet  of snow on the Hope trail.  Canvas residences are becoming  numerous in Port Alberni.  Thero were 7,000,000 letters lost  in the wreck of the Titanic.  The Tribune is the name of a  paper just started at Chase.  There  will be a * celebration  in iThTBlairmorVEnteVriV^yslhat  Okanagan Falls upon June 3.  Two more policemen have been  added to tlie force at Macleod.  THE ANNUAL MEETING  The Greenwood Conservative  Association held its annual meeting last Friday evening and elected  the following officers:   President,  E. G. Warren; vice-president, H.  W.   Farmer; . secretary-treasurer,  N. McLeod. ��������� The executive committee is J. A"~Ensseli,'C. J.' McArthur,* W.  B. -Fleming,  E.  H.  Hargreaves, If. Murray, W. Johns,  J.  L.  Coles, J. A. Tuzo, F. Eob-  .erts, W. Moll, D. R. Tait, Major  Glossop, E. Lee, E.. Williamson,  J.   Mcintosh,   J.   Blake,   C.   M.  Eendell, J. C.  Henderson, J.' McKay, C.   Hamorstadt and J. Hatfield.  EHOLT  The postoffice has been painted  green.  T. K. Needham and W. S. Mc-  Pherson are visiting Vancouver.  The Tennis club has its court in  excellent condition. \'  The government road force is  working about three miles west of  here. The camp is close to wood  and water.  MANY COMING  Ottawa,���������Undismayed by reports of unfavorable transportation  conditions in the west, and uninfluenced by Champ Clark's organized efforts to stem the flow of  Americans across the border, the  rush of immigrants to Canada this  season promises to oxceed the highest record in former years. That  the population of Canada will be  increased    by    400,000   desirable  '  citizens before tho end of the present immigration year is the opinion  of Commissioner Scott of Dominion  immigration.  It is noted that whereas there is  no abatement expected in the movement from tho north and western  states, from which Canada in recent years has received so many  desireable settlers, and so much  wealth in horses, implements, and  hard cash, several new states will  send their quota of settlers. ��������� From  the states of Nebraska, Missouri,  and from other states to tho south,  many are this year expected.  We may give advice, but wo cannot give conduct.  This year Canada is importing  red clover seed from  England.  There is an agitation on foot to  stop Sunday baseball in Kaslo.  At Blairmore 22 bedrooms are  being added to the Alberta hotel.  Atrlast it is announced there are  no empty houses in "New Denver.  Potatoes are being shipped from  Molson, Wash., to Billings Montana.  There is a daily auto stage service between Penticton and Keremeos.  J. M. Eobinson will establish a  steam laundry at Summerland this  summer.  Karl Morse and Miss Hazel  Coffin were married in Princeton  last week.  James Jackson shipped 20 saddle horses last week, from Oroville  to Vernon.  The people at Frank are moving  out of the danger zone to the town-  site of Bellview.  The law has been invoked in  Chilliwack to stop speed fiends and  midnight noises.  There is now a tri-weekly train  service between Prince Enpert and  Skeena Crossing.  The new steamer B. C. Express  will sail from Soda Creek to Fort  George next week.  The White Star liner, Atlantic,  was wrecked off "Nova Scotia in  1873 and 547 lives lost.  About 55,000 trees and 25,000  small fruit plants were delivered  in Creston a few days ago.  Prince Enpert held its first baby  show last month, and tho first prize  was awarded to Olive Shields.  Miss O'Connell has been appointed assistant city clerk in  Ladysmith at a salary of $40 a  month.  The Salary of the city clerk in  Prince Eupert has been raised to  $2,260 a year, and the accountant  to 61,800.  E. Mallandine has consented to  let his name be entered, as a nominee for the Dominion bye-election  in Kootenay.  The savings department of the  postoffice in the United States,  only allows two per cent, interest  upon deposits.  No bottle licenses will be granted in South Vancouver. The people there want their booze by the  glass or barrel.  At Blairmore the Rocky Mountain Cement Co. is increasing its  capacity from 400 to 1,000 barrels  of cement daily.  J. O. Williamson of Stewart  Lake, and Miss Violet Oliver of  Fraser .bake, will bo married at  Quesnel in July.  At a cost of $3,000 the Dominion government will erect a post-  office and telegraph building at  Soda Creek this summer.  Dan McKinnon died a few days  ago at Goose Bay from pneumonia.  He was au old-timer in the north,  and was well known in Eupe.  Dr. Edward Funk is now one of  the leading physicians in Vancouver. During the Poplar creek  boom he ran a train in the Lardo.  The Quaker Oats Co. will build  a mill at some point in Western  Canada this year. It will cost  $150,000 and will employ 100  hands.  E. M. Sandilands has been appointed government agent for tbe  Queen Charlotte district. Years  ago he was a policeman in Three  Forks.  In tearing down the old Slocan  hotel building in Kaslo, much  silver coin was fonnd. It, had  rolled into tho cracks during the  boom days.  Paul Johnson the trapper, had  GOO traps and   eight campB this  the girls were well stocked with  money, and when Lottie was called'  upon to settle theclaim the court  had against her she produced a roll  of bills that would stager a forty-  niner.  Andy Jacobson has bought the  Newmarket hotel in New Denver,  and closed the bar in the St. James.  He now has a monoply of the retail liquor business in New Denver.  Henry Stege who ran the Newmarket 19 years will go into the  brewery business at Fort George  says The Eecord. In losing Stege  the Lucerne loses one of its oldest  and most prominent characters.  A man of his active and industrious nature should make good in -  Fort George.  The Kootenay*] ' Monumental  Works, Nelson, B. C, manufacture all sizes and kinds of headstones and monuments.  NEWS OF FIFE  Mrs. A. E Spaulding intends  opening a confectionery store and'  bakery at Carmi.  ��������� John Ludwig has severed * his  connection with the Christina hotel  and Elmer Ness is now cocktail  chemist in his stead.  Surveyors are at work locating  the wagon bridge over the Kettle  river between Cascade and Lake  Christina.  A point about half way between  the C.P.E. bridge and the mouth  of Christina creek has been chosen  as the location of the dam for the  purpose of raising the water in  Christina creek that boats may  sail from the Lake to Cascade.  THE BLACK DIAMONDS  The romance of coal is being  played fast and furious around  Edmonton. Many seek the coal;  few hold its secret. -Several parties of investors are reported to  have come into the city recently  and coal conferences were being  held recently. Deals and options  are understood to have been consummated and other transactions  are said to be pending.  The untold  wealth of the black  diamond  fields to tho north   and  south of Lake "Wabamun are .said  to have beon the -main subject of  the activities waging over them in  ���������certain  business   offices.    Only   a  few days ago the Dunn  mine was  reported as having been bought by  a company promoted by coal meu  from Seattle and Spokane.  Strangers arriving in the city are reported  to hold  options on thirteen miles  of coal lands ou the north Bide of'  Wabamun lake.    On the south side  a coal deal  is understood to havo  been put through or is about to be  consumated.   Lessees of tho land  from   the   Dominion government,  lawyers and purchasers buzzed in  and out of the hotels to private  conferences being held all day.  Although the railway ia not yet  constructed along the south shore  of tho lake, the "coal on that Hide-  appeals strongly to tho investors.  It iB understood to be of a high  grade lignite.���������Vancouver Sun.  * ���������* 'T-^f  ��������� >��������� M-V%|  = *,*>&#/  '  Il  *>v-, ������������������/-r   *'V. ���������'/��������� /-  "-;  THE   LEDGE,   GREE-NWOOD,   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 thc man who mucks in the mine to the  king who sits on the cushions of the throne. It believes that advertising is the life of trade; and that one of the noblest works of  creation is thc man who always pays the printer.  The Ledge is $2.00 a year in advance, or $2.50 when not so paid.  It is postage free to all parts of Canada, Mexico, Great Britain and  the county of Bruce. To the United States it is $2.50 a year, always  in advance.  R.  T.  LOWERY '  EDITOR    AND    FINANCIER.  GREENWOOD, MAY 2, 1912.  A blue mark here indicates that your Subscription has  become deceased, and that tho editor would once more  like to commune with your collateral.  True Titanic Jonah has not yet  been discovered.  Ik you forget your troubles they  will not hurt you.  The fetish  of   vaccination  wasted many a life.  has  Wi* have more medical than religious superstition.  All the mines in B. C. have not  yet been discovered.  Trra fool has  said  in  his own  heart, I will not advertise.  In 12 years from now, the bulk  o������ the population of Canada will be  west of Ontario.  TnE man who complains the  most in an hotel is the man who  has the least, at home.  TnE investigation over the wreck  of the Titanic proves that all the  liars do not live on dry land.  and miserable.    Make men healthy  and  they as a rule will be good,*  and the ball ground is always better ventilated than any church in  the land.    Pure air and reasonable  outdoor exercise upon  any day of  the week, coupled with loud  and  merry laughter  will  do more to  elevate tho soul   and  purify the  body  than almost   anything  else.  Some people think they are . religious when they are only suffering from  a rush  of bile to   the  upper   etopo.    caused   by   wrong  thinking and  wrong eating.    The  sick are nearly always scoundrels  and  havo distorted   visions in regard  to how others   should  conduct themselves.    The cranky liver sees devils at every turn of the  road, and is largely responsible for  the religions' persecutions of   the  pa6t and present.    Verily, we say  unto you, that he who seeks to destroy tho liberty of others places  his own in peril.    Play  ball,  but  do not swear at, nor kill the umpire.  Ik Mexico does not behave,  Uncle Sam is liable to put that  land of red pepper, under the shade  of the starry flag.  Thinking Themes  The one word I should like to  rub out of the vocabulary used by  human beings one toward another  is the word "Don't".  Looking back over a somewhat  full and varied experience, I can  say that iu my judgement didactic  prohibition issued from soul to soul,  TnE greed of man  makes him  sick.    If you have an appetite do'for eve-T ounce of g������������d *������* u&a done  not eat too much.    If you havo no  appetite do not eat at all.  "We hear that New York has  borrowed $05,000,000 at 4A per  cent. We will take tho same  amount at five per cent.  Oxe death in every eight in Canada is caused by the white plague.  Of all tho deaths in the Dominion  between the ages of 25 and 35  years, nearly one half are caused  by consumption. It is about time  Canadians learned the value of  pure air and took it in larger doses.  The judges of New Denver must  be easy on sinners for tho Slocan  Eecord remarks, that if tho magistrates are going to pot criminals,  the provincial police are wasting a  lot of energy in attempting to protect the public. If the Slocan is to  be made a paradise for thugs, the  citizens should invest in guns and  hemp.  "We notice that a man in Kaslo,  ***-'..- '  who got religion late in life, is trying to have the attorney general  stop Sunday baseball in that city.  It was ever thus.   Some sincere individuals with tho meddlers itch,  filled with false ideas about God  and   religion are  over  trying to  rough-lock the innocent  pleasures  and   recreations   of  others.   All  days aro alike to God, and it is  has made a pound of harm.  -���������Don't" is the stupidest, most  brainless, and laziest of all parental  terms. To tell a child what to Do,  requires thought, investigation, interest. To tell any one what Not  to do requires nothing in the way  of cerebration or effort.  ������������������Don't means chopping down  the tree: -'Do" means training it,  tying it up, bracing it.  '���������Don't," is the language of  annoyance, "Do" is the language  of Love.  "I like very well to be told what  todo,by thoso who are fond of mo."  said Alchibiades; "but never to be  told what not to do; and tho more  fond tney aro of mo tho less I like  it.    Because when   they tell   me  what not to do, it is a sign that I  have displeased,  or am likely to  displease   them.     Besides���������I  believe there are some other reasons,  but they have quite escaped me."  ��������� To be sure tho Ten  Commandments are "Don't."   But they are  God's   which is different.    God's  color is green, too; but that is no  reason a woman ought to wear it  ���������Dr. Frank Crane.  who are engaged in rounding up  the herd will be successful in catching more than this number. There  are now 990 buffalo on tho Wainwright range, and the number is  increasing rapidly, there having  beon 170 calves last year. It is expected that this year there will bo  about 250 calves.  Mr. Ellis states that a profitable  industry might be evolved from tho  buffalo farm because of tho value  of the heads and hides.    The old  cows and bulls might; be killed off  each year for   their   hides.    The  cost of feeding them is very small.  During the summer they are out  on the range,  and even   in   the  winter they are able to graze and  obtain  sufficient   nourishment to  keep thorn in good condition: This  winter only GOO tons of hay  havo  been required.    This hay is grown  on tho farm in connection with ths  range, aud about 1,200 tons of hay  wore put up last year so that GOO  tons will be carried over this year.  Tho range is one hundred thousand acres in extent and tho buffalo  roam this tract during the summer,  but in the winter they are confined  to the winter quarter,   which are  about  twelve sections in extent.  The animals browse on this tract  and  their  feed  is carried out   to  them    ou  hay   racks.    Mr.   Ellis  stated  that some of the cows are  becoming very fierce and it will be  necessary to shoot them in all probability.    They have   charged  the  herders several   times   and  there  have been  a   number of   narrow  escapes.    None of the animals have  charged the teams on tho hay racks  as yet, but it is feared  that they  will do so some day.    The bulls,  however,   seem to   be much more  quiet than the cows as they havo  not given auy trouble as yet,  There is a large herd of buffalo  in the country north of Fort Chipe-  wyan and it is probable that some  of theso animals will be brought  down to "Wainwright to put now  blood into the herd there.  Thero are a number of moose,  elk, antelope and deer at tho range  now, it being the government's intention to use this place as a stock  farm for all tho Dominion parks.  Animals, which are native to this  countVy, will be bred there and  used to stock tho. parks all over the  has intelligence enough to let him  know what i3 required. Some men  for instance, when they want to  lead a horse forward, turn toward  him and stare him in the face. He  of course, thinks thoy are barring  his way, and ho stands still. If  they would turn their back to him  and move on he would naturally  follow. I ,am looking forward  longingly to the time when we can  end this war, and I can settle down  on my St. Louis farm and raise  horses. When old age comes on  and I get too feeble to move about,  I expect to derive my chief pleasure  from sitting in a big arm-chair in  the centre of the ring���������a sort of  training course���������holding a colt's  leading line in my hand watching  him run around the ring."  t -J*  v opt ���������:���������  ni  I  your Razors Honed  and Your Baths at  RAWLEY'S  GREENWOOD.  ^X^"t"X*������X������i"X*������!">H������*H">X������X"X">  W.F.  Greenwood Minora  Union; No. 22, W.  ��������� F. M., meets ovory  Saturday evening1 in Union Hall, Copper street, Greenwood, at 7.  Also in hall at  Mother Lode mine  Friday evenings at 7.  BJ3RT de .WIDL,]!), Secty  H. W. Farmer & Co.,  REM,, ESTATE,  Rock Creek, B. C.  St Si St St Si St SI St SI St & St St St JX SI J*,  f  Labor and Argument  Dominion.  Tonight  I toil with the hoe in tho garden  and tall-smiths come to me and say:  "Wie   gehts,   my dear   sir!    Beg  your pardon,  but hark while wc  talk half a day.    Tho   evils confronting this nation will swamp us  unless we reform and stand up for  true conversation���������"   Then I get  impatient and  warm.    I turn to  my hoein'  and  rakin'  and  some  have tho cockleburrs  thinned, for  labor will bring a man bacon, but  argument's nothing but wind.    I  toil at the sawbuck all morning and  spellbinders come to my deer, with  many  a message of warning and  slogans and pibrochs galore.    They  talk of the bullwarks in danger,  they  say tho escutcheons are canned. -  -'Your vote," they declare  to me, "stranger, may  rescue this  perishing land." ' They talk and  they  boom  and they boiler, they  yawp till each larynx is skinned,  but labor means coal in the cellar j  and argument's nothing but wind.  I go to the village with butter, and  eggs that my fat hens have laid;  and statesmen- como to me   and  mutter:    "The outlook sure makes  me afraid!   I foar that the eagle is  molting!   The star-spangled   banner's in hock!   This country is in  for a jolting  unless people list to  my talk!"    I shake off the longdistance clacker, who long with his  jawbone    and   sinned;   for   labor  means grub and tobacker and arguments nothing but wind.���������Walt  Mason.  LYNN CREEK DAIRY  DELIVERED  To any part of the city or district  L  J. McDO NELL, Proprietor*  j  t  co.,,i/r,'D.  ���������Ivcaves Mother Lode  -9,30 a. in.  6:30 p. in.  leaves Greenwood  '2:00 p.  m.  t   8:30.p.  m.  ���������*%  .*������  *-*J  .-*  '-%  *J  ' %  ���������**  %  <%  ���������"i  ���������4  .<*J  "J-", Saturday  last   stag-e   leaves  ���������^ Mother I<ode6p.m.   'Returning',  "*���������"*> leaves Greenwood 10 p, m.  ������>    "���������***,  -"$ Greenwood Office  ������t NORDEN   HOTEL  ���������*<"* ���������   -  ���������ststjxjxjxsistststsistjtstjxststst  GREENWOOD and  MIDWAY STAGE  Leaves Greenwood for Spokane  at 7 a. m., and for Oroville at 2:30  p. m. CriARLEs Russell.  Frank! Fletcher  Provincial Land Surveyob,  Nelson, B. O.  TO   HORSEMEN  "REVEUR," a Pedigreed Per-  cheron Stalliou, imported from  France, weight 2,000 pounds, will  stand from May 1st, as follows:���������  Mondays and Tuesdays, S. T. Larson's, Rock Creek; Wednesdays  and Thursdays, Lancashire Barn,  Midway ; rest ol week at Stooke's  ranch. Rates, $10; by the week,-  #15; to insure foal, ������20. C. P. C.  Rock, owner and manager.  ������ Si J* JX & jf Jfi J* St St St St St J* St St SI  ;T.   THOMAS J  **,    ' CLOTHES CLEAtJED ������  ���������*���������*��������� PRESSED AND REPAIRED fc  5 TAILOR - GREENWOOD J  *   * ' fc  Jf Jf ������? Sf JP JP J? Jf S? Jf K" JP *P J? JT J? Sf~  J. B. CAMERON,  Leading. Tailor of the Kootenays.  KASLO,    B.   C.  HAVE YOUR PHOTO. TAKEN   BY ;   J. H. JAMES of Greenwood.  STARKEY& CO.  , .- nelson, .b. c.  WHO'lvESAXE  dealers in  Produce   and   Provisions  From "Tobogganing On Parnassus"  By Franklin P. Adams  Love me tonight!   Fold your dear arms  around me���������  Hurt me���������I do but glory in.your might!  Tho' your fierce strength absorb, engulf,  and drown me,  Love me tonight!  The world's wild stress sounds less than  our own heart beat  Its puny nothingness sinks out ofsight.  Just you and I and Love alone are left,  sweet���������  Love me tonight!  Love me tonight!   I care not for to-morrow-  Look in my eyes, aglow with Love's  own light:  Full soon enough will come daylight, and  sorrow���������  Love me tonight!  ���������Beatrice M.Barry in the Banquet Table.  #   *   *  We can't  tonight!   We're   ovei worked  and busy;  We've got a lot of paragraphs to write;  Although your invitation drives us dizzy,  We can't tonight!  But Trixie, we admit we're greatly stnit  with  The heart you picture���������incandescent,  white.  Wc must confess that you have made a  hit with  Us here tonight!  O Beatrice!   O'Temporal   O Heaven!  List to our lyre the while the strings  we smite;  Where shall you be at���������well, say half-  past seven  To-morrow night?  Fourteen Hard* Things  only some narrow human mentalities that created the idea of mak-  Our Buffalo  ���������v.  Edmonton,���������Ed. Ellis, who has  charge of tho buffalo park at Wainwright, stated in the course of an  interview that it is not probable  that many moro buffalo will be  brought up from the Flathead  range in Montana. Thero may bo  20 or 30 brought np this summer,  ing Sunday a day of gloom, silent but it is not likely that the men  Grant's Love of Horses  The great American general who  saved the union gave this good advice to owners of horses.  "If people only knew how much  more they conld get out of a horse  by gentleness than by harshness,  they would save a great deal of  trouble both to tho horse and tho  man. A horse is a particularly  bright animal; ho can be mado to  There are fourteen hard things,  each one harder than tho other,  aud each one struggles for mastery  over the rest.  The  deep sea is an object   of  dread, but the land keeps it within  narrow bounds.   The open land is  unyielding, but the mountains rise  above   it.   The  mountains  seem  irrestible, but iron proudly cleaves  them asunder.    Iron is hard, but  fire fuses it.    Fire is a fierce ty-_  rant; water  subdues  and  extinguishes it.    "Water is difficult .to  restrain, but the clouds easily carry  it aloft.    Clouds are- beyond control, but the storm disperses them.  The storm  rages mightily, yet the  wall braves it.   The wall forms a  strong barrier, yet man can break  it   down.    Man seems  inflexible,  but trouble   lays  him   prostrate.  Trouble appears  insurmountable;  wine dispels it and causes it to be  forgotten; but the pleasure of wine  fade before illness, and illness itself is ended by the angel of death',  who carries the soul away.   But  more ungovernable than any other  evil is a bad wife! -From tho Talmud.  -   '   MINERAL, ACT.  Certificate of Improvements.-  NOTICE  "Lily" Mineral'Claim, situate in the  Greenwood Mining Division of- Yale  District.  '  Where located:���������In Carmi camp.  . TAKE NOTICE that I, J. S. Harrison,  as agent for J. O. Thompson, Free Min:  cr's Certificate No. 1*2*9934, and W. D.  Morton, Free Miner's Certificate, No.  BI4345. lawful holders of the said Lily  mineral claim, intend, sixty days from  the date hereof, to apply to the Mining  Recorder for Cerificate of Improvements,  for the purpose of obtaining a Crown  Grant of the above claim.  And further take notice that action,  under section 85 of the Mineral'Act must  be commenced before the issue of such  Certificates of Improvements.  Dated at Midway, B. C, this 17th day  of April, A. D., 1912.  J. S. HARRISON.  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  tolls, how a gambler cashed  - .'in after the flush' days of  Sandon"; how it rained in ���������'  New Denver  long, ��������� after  :  1 ( '  Noah was dead ;   how a  parson took a' drink   at  Bear Lake in early days ;  , how justice was dealt-in  . Kaslo   in  '93;   how the  saloon man outprayed the  women in Kalamazoo, and  graphically .' depicts   tho  roamings (.of   a . western  editor among the tendor-  ���������   feet in the cent belt.    It  contains the early history :  of Nelson and a romance  of the Silver King mine.  In   it are  printed ,threo  western poems, and doz-   ',  ens of articles too' numer-  ,  ous to mention.    Send for  one before it is too late.  ,  The-price   is  25   cents,'  postpaid to any part of .the  * .world.   Address  all. letters to  R. T. Lowery  GREENWOOD, B. C..       :  Don't Be HOODWINKED  WE NEVER CHANCE BRANDS  ARE A 1 QUALITY  The BRILLIANTES  *-  Are the Best Clear Havanas lo Canada  Made by Union "uabor in tlie best Hy-  irlenlc Factory in the country.   Call for -  them and get value for your money iu-.  ,* stead of rope ���������    ���������  WILBERC & WOLZ. Prop. B.C. Clear  Factory. New Westminster. B; C  Greenwood City' Waterworks Company  CITY  0  SMOKE....  Mountaineer and Kootenay Standard Cigars". - Mado by *  J. C. THELIN & Co., NELSON.  QUICKLY 8TOPS COUQH8. CURES COLDS.  HEALS THE THHOAT AND LUNQ8. 25 CENTS  Baggage transferred to  any part of the City." Furniture moved to any part of  the District. General Dray-  ing of all kinds.  SIDNEY OLIVER.  LOWERY'S CLAIM  Dufing'tho 87 months that Lowory's  Claim was on earth it did business all  oi-cr. the world. It was the most  unique, independent and fearless journal over produced in Canada, Political  and theological,enemieB pursued it with  the venom of a rattlesnake until the  government shut it "out of the mails,  and- its editor ceasad to publish it,  pa-tly on account of a lazy liver and  partly because, it takes a pile of money,  to run a paper that is outlawed. Ihcre  are still 20 different editions of this condemned journal in print. Send 10 cents  and get one or $2 and get the bunch.  ���������. R. T. LOWERY,  * .Greenwood, B. C  Cigarette smokers can never be  euro of tho contents of the flimsy  paper. Recently a Scotch firm of  cigaretto makers was fined $2,000  for having COO tons of horsomanure  on tho premises which was used in  the manufacture ��������� of cigarettes���������an  aromatic smoke.  IARMI is situated, on the West Fork of the  Kettle river, at its junction with Wilkinson  creek. It is 57 miles from Greenwood and  75 miles from Grand Forks, It is located  on a large plateau on the west bank of the Kettle  river and will be the central town for a dozen  smaller mining camps, Por the next two years it  will be the supply point for the Kettle Valley,- railway during the construction of that road to Pentic/  ton, 67 miles,        .���������:���������.'.. ��������� * -"  ���������'"_-">-���������" (  CARMI has mining, timber and agricultural  resources of great value) It has gold mines right at  the townsite, and is a good smelter site,  Lots are being sold at from $50 to $250 each;  Invest your money at home,  For further particulars apply to  Send for a catalogue of headstones ond monuments, made by  ,    .      ,       ������...!. .     "ie, Kooto--ay Monumental Works,  do almost anything if his master Nelson, B. O.  CARMI   TOWNSITE   CO.,  CARMI,      B.    C-  mammsifM  BSB THE   LEDGE,   GREENWOOD,   BRITISH   COLUMBIA1.  WESTERN - - HOTELS.  THE   KOOTENAT    SALOON  Sandon, B. 0., has a line of' nerve  - 'bracers unsurpassed in any mountain town ot the Great West.   A  glass of aqua pura given free with  -spirits menti.  NMWMAllKKT   nOTJRIi     "  Is tho homo for all tourists 'and  millionaires visiting Now  Den  vor, British Columbia.  Henry Stogc. Propr,  ISUlDK8Vir,LK .HOTJUIi. ,  Bridesville, B. C. Provides excellent  accommodation for tourists and travellers. Fresh Eggs, and Butter. Special  Irish Whiskey always on hand.  THOMAS   WAESH,   Proprietor.  LAKKVIKW   HOTEL  in Nelson, B. 0., employs all  white help and is a home for the  'world at j 1.00 a day.  ,   Nap. niullette, Proprietor.  ��������� OOOOOOCKXWOOOOOOOOOOOCOtDOg  8 WHAT CANADIANS  8 * ' ARE DOING  AFTER MANY TEARS  fc  THE   PROVINCE   HOTEL '  i  Grand Forks, is a largo tnreo-  fltory brick hotel * that provides  tho public with, good meals and  pleasant rooms. A. new building1  but the same old ratos.  EmII Larson. Proprietor,  HOTEL CASTLEGAR.'Castlegar Junction.     All  modern.     Excellent  i       accomodations for .tourists and  drummers. Boundarytrain leaves  here at 9.10 a.m.  W. H. GAGE. Proprietor  L\-  Ik,  THE   KASLO    nOTEL      *"  *>  "    ' Kaslo, B. C,,   is a  comfortable,  home for ali who travol to that'  .   city.  Coclclo & Pnpwortn.  GRANITE CREEK HOTEL  pranite Creek, B. C. Headquarters for miners, prospectors and  railroad men. Good 'stabling in  ��������� connection. Tasty meals and  ���������pleasant rooms.  H. GOODISSOIN, Proprietor.  OOOCXXXX30000000000000000CX)  CAPT. R. J. BIRDWHISTLE  Boy Scouts  Since Baden-Powell originated Dho  boy scout movement in,South Africa  during the Boer war, when he bad an  opportunity to test the value of boy's  work In the Mafeking siege, the organization a success ��������� the pioneers  civilized   world.. And   there   Is   no  .country better adapted to take up the  * Idea than Canada where a backwoode  j training is easily obtained.    Capt. It.  ' J.'Birdwhistle the Dominion secretary  was one of the first men in the Doml-  , nion to take up tlie'proposition.   He  realized the splendid possibilities of  the  movement  amongst  the  healthy  boys who would be willing to undergo  If  m  %  SHEUimOOKK   HOUSE  Nelson; B. C. Ono minute's walk  from C. P. II station. Cuisino  unexcelled; Well heated and von-  tilated.  LaVINGE & DUNK, Propilctors.  TR15MONT   HOUSE  Nelson, B. C, is runon tho American and European plan. Steam  heated rooms. All white labor.  Special attention paid to dining  room.  ISiinsomo & Cuiuplioll, Props,  GRAND UNION HOTEL  Hedley, B. C. American plan  and moderate rates. First-class  mineral display from alt sections  and will exchange for specimens  from any part of the world, Reliable information will be given  investors and working men.  ANTON WINKLER. Proprietor  f  TULAMEEN HOTEL  ,  Princeton,  B. ��������� C . is the   headquarters   for'miners,   investors  and railroad men.   A  fine loca-  -   "     tion and everything first class-  KIRKPATRICK & MALONE, Proprietors.  HOTEL KEREMEOS  Opposite depot. Extensive alterations 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.  ALGOMA HOTEL  ' Deadwood, B. C. This hotel is  within [easy distance of Greenwood  and provides a comfortable home  for travellers. The bar has the  best of wines, liquors and cigars.  '   JAMES HENDERSON, Proprietor  "  |'t  ������  Bank of Montreal  KST A BUSHED 1817  Capital, all paid up, $15,413,000.   Rest, $15,000,000.  ;, ' UNUIVIJMSD   PROFITS,   ������1,855,185.30  -   . Hon. President: Lord Strathcona and Mount Royal, G. C. M. G.  President: R. B. Angus, Esq.  Vice-President: Sir ~E. S.'Clousto'n, Bart.  General Manager: H. V. Mr'RBDmr, ESQ., -  Branches in London;Eng4^ta0i*?oSffl} 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 n^ft^.nt  Greenwood Branch  - C. B. Winter, Mgr.  CAPT. R. J. BIBDWHISTLE    *  the training laid down by B. P. and  the eaptain was not mistaken for  every city, town and township today  has its corps of scouts. < What Capt  Birdwhistle hasdone in hard work to  brinV this about is only known to  himself;* we only know the results.  GUSTATE FICANCQ  "Vice-President Trudes and Labor  -      Congress  of Canada  Montreal.  Vice-President Franca, who -is past  president of the Montreal Trades and  Labor Council and a -member of the  Jacques Cartier (French) Typographical union, is an active worker in,the  general labor movement and Independent Labor Party. He was a candidate in the last Quebec elections in  *3:  WHOLESALE GROCERS  Corner Smythe and Beattie St's,- VANCOUVER, B. C  Agents for STIRT0N & DYER Cigars  The Best Value of any Cigar made in Canada  Brands:    SALOME. ���������  SAVANNAH.    SMART SET.  CARIBOO.     UTOPIA.  7k  ���������K  ;.xkkk^:-*:^x������x-<-^  TEMPERANCE |  is all right if shorn of hunibuggery.  *"  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  in time may forestall all necessity  for drugs.  Greenwood ftquor company, importers, Greenwood, B.'0.  GUSTAT"  Hochelaga against  vinclal Secretary the Hon. J. L.-De-I  carie. Mr. Franca, who is a Belgian;  speaks French, German and English,  fluently and has attended many International labor conventions In  Europe.  ���������yiniiitmnminmniminiifflimimmmmiimiimmmimK  I Greenwood to Phoenix Stage I  se Leaves Greenwood Daily at 3 p. m. g|  ������= Arrives Greenwood Daily at 10 a. m. g  S= GREENWOOD OFFICE       - -,��������� CLUB CIGAR STORE 52  g H.   M.   LAING,   PROPRIETOR ������  iaiiiiitiaiiiuiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiuiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiii  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 sample rooms. The bar is replete  with all modern beverages and  the cafe never closes. Rooms  reserved by telegraph.  The Windsor Hotel Co  J. E Cartier, Mgr.  ALEXANDRA HOTEL  OKANOGAN FALLS  This hotel is situated in one  of the most delightful sections of the Okanogan and  provides ample and pleasant  accommodation for the tour-  ��������� ist,  sportsman and farmer.  ���������Information about the district cheerfully furnished.  Stage line to Oroville, and  ' steamer on the lake.  Dr. JAMES W. "ROBEItTSON  Ottawa.  Dr. James W. Robertson, Chairman,  of the Royal Commission on Tech-i  nical Education, and General Con.  suiting Counsel for All Canada on  matters of organization and social  progress.  That is his present phase: to thosq  ���������who know the man, the fact that hq  la busy with this subject now, in it.  self is sufficient evidence that he was  not busy with It two years ago, and  will not be busy with it two year?  hence. Not that he Is volatile; not  that he 'looks perseverance; but thh*  ��������� that he is a man at once dowered  with a singular gift for observation  and organization, and possessed with  a fierce restless energy. He is a  beginner, not an administrator. Cani  ada is strewed with prosperous Ini  Btitutlona which ho started, and which  he loft for others to carry on.  Consider hds career for a moment;  for part of tho significance of what is  to follow depends on that career. In  the beginning this serlous-faoed'  young Scot, with a North British burr  on his tongue and a gift of speech  which could talk a bird off a bush;  managed a cheese factory; two ori  three chese factories in fact, with a  famous brand of his own.. His family  business had led him into that. His  explosive energy and gift for expressing hiB ideas drew attention, and the!  early eighties saw him acquired by  tho . Quelph Agricultural College as  professor in dairying. Soon Quelph  was too Bma.ll to hold him, and in  the early nineties, somewhHe before)  the Conservative Administration went]  out of office, he was taken possession  of by the Dominion Department of  Agriculture.  By William Jones  (Copyright by-Publishers Press Ltd.)  The family always had decided  things for Penelope Bushnell. In the  first place there was only one of her  against innumerable quantities of  family, and 'in more ways than one  might often makes right. '  When she was 'a young'girl"Penelope was round faced, apple cheeked  and   of   the   dumpling 'variety,   and  everybody in town then spoke of her  as a pretty young woman. She looked  the   type   to   amble  on   through  life  with only*the usual, ordinary things  happening to her, but fate got mixed,  for the young man to whom she had  became   engaged    as    a   matter   of  course, after going with him through  high school, was drowned one sunny  June   morning   when   he   and   the  crowd" were in swimming under the  railroad bridge up the'river.  ' Penelope went around after Luke's  death as heartbroken and tragic as an  apple cheeked girl could be, but secretly she was scandalized to find how  soon she began fo take an interest in  fall fashions and what her mother was  going to have for dessert. It did not  seem decent somehow when her IKe  had beon blighted at its very star., in  reality   it   had   merely   been   fancy  which had made Luke and her think  they were each other's fates. 'A very  sweet,  girlish  affection  she had for  him, but love was undreamed of by  Penelope.   It took Ford Drummond to  teach hor that, and the family opposed Ford from the very first. '  ,   The Drummonds had como to town  c-niy a few years before and calmly  overrode so many of the current'prejudices that people eaid they were odd  and disapproved of them.   As to Ford  Drummond, he would not settle d���������wn  to work.  Nevertheless, he easily was the most  attractive young man in town. Penelope's family were very set in the!-*  ideas, and ono among them was that  every man should earn his own living  and stand on his .own feet, instead  of living on'his father as Ford Drummond did. He made a few essays in  business, but always quit in a shorf  tim*, saying he did not like what h������  was doing.  "He's shiftless and lazy," Penelope's  father said violently soon after Ford  Drummond began dropping in to sea  Penelope frequently. "I'm not going  to have a daughter of mine throw herself away on a good looking scramp  like him. I'm going to save you from  making a goose of yourself, Penelope.  When you get married you pick* out  some steady man who isn't afraid to  work and who can take care of you."  At first Penelope plucked up enough courage to argue back, spurred  on by. the strange new happiness  which was flooding her very soul, and  then her joy became streaked with  misery. But even she 'could see tha*-  Ford hid no future before him.  "I wish I could believe in you," she  told him piteously. "You did not keep  your word to me that you would stick  it out in the abstract office. It's been  the same with everything you've tried  for two years. Maybe father's right"  He had looked at he"r bitterly and  then softened. "I guess I'm no good,  P.en," he said. "I can't seem to fit in.  Things don't appeal to me. But, soma*,  how, I feel I'll do things when &e  right chance comes along."  Ford had gone away then and PraiB-  lope had cried herself sick helplessly.  Bhe loved him even' though she could  not approve of him arid his constant  failure hurt. He drifted out of the  town's memory In time.  Penelope never went with any one  else and in a few years was one of  the accepted, permanent spinsters of  the place.    It did not seem possible  she   ever  had   been   connected   with  romaace or tragedy.    She was over  forty   when * Ford   Drummond   came  back to  town  and registered  at the  best hotel.    The  local  editor,  being  new, did not remember' the name as  that of a former resident, and judging  merely by the stranger's clothes and  general   air,   noted   that   "Mr.   Ford  Drummond,   a  prosperous  citizen  of  Nevada,   is   stopping   at   the   Park  House."    Penelope   held   the   paper  Btiffly  for   a   long  while   after   she  had read the item, resurrecting with  painful   labor  the  past.    When   she  and- Ford   met   at   a   social   shortly  afterward  they  regarded  each  other  with a kind of wonder, not at rhpir  changed physical aspects, but at their  mutual consciousness of a living past  In which they had cared for one another.    Both of them were strangely  destitute of words that night, but the  next evening Ford Drummond  came  down   the   street  under   the   maples  toward her home, and she knew his  step before she saw him."  How many  times, years ago, had she sat .like this  In the dusk waiting for him!    They  Bat long in the shadow of the vines  talking as people do when  they are  on the downward slope.   He told hor  all  that had  come  to  him,  slipping  back through the years till he pa.ised  at the boy she had known,  remembering.  "You see, I was right after p,ll," he  Bald. "I wasn't built for petty mer-  chanting or dry clerical work. I  flidn't care what became of me when  you went back on me, Pen, at first.  Then I got angry to think yo.u didn't  believe in me and I resolved Ho succeed. The miriute I hit 'that mining  region It was like a new world and I  ���������struck my gait. I made good���������so good  that I was too busy for years to think  of anything in the past. Then when  I did I concluded you had, of course,  married some one else. And then of  late I wanted to see you so bad that  I camo back anyhow. Will you go  back West with me?"  Penelope Bushnell was crying and  somehow the tears made her face  seem younger. "How can you want  me," she asked, "when I didn't rave  any faith in you then?"  "There wasn't anything to fcRvr.  faith in then," the man .'told:, he*'  gravely. "I'd never amounted tr ������  row of pins if you hadn't cast me out  and hurt my pride. You've mad? me  what I am and I've never cared for  anyone else, Pen. We're going to  grow old soon and it seems to me the  rest of our days might be happy. Will  Jrou marry me?"  When   Ford   Drummond  DOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOO  F.0B    LIGHTER  31 o ai E k T s  DOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOO  Wliy Men Leave Home.  My wife and I have birthdays  Upon the selfsame day;  We celebrate together,       '  It is thc nicest way.  We give each other presents���������  Thtfa veir the gifts were swell; ���������  I gave my wife some diamonds, '  My wife she gave me ���������  Goodness!  AFTER GRIP  Look Out' for Trouble '  The after-effects of the Grip are apt  to be serious, but a normal healthy  condition may be restored In a surprisingly short time by Vinol.  Watertown, Wis.���������"After a severe  attack,of the Grip my system was In  a -very weakened, nervous and rundown condition. I began taking Vinol  with the very best results, and in a  short time I began to feel like an entirely different person; and I am better  and stronger than I have been for  years." Adelaide Gamm. (We guarantee this testimonial to be genuine.)  We have jnever sold in our store  such a valuable strength creator and  health restorer for ,the convalescent,  the weak and run-down, as Vinol, and  we ask people in this vicinity to try  a bottle of Vinol, -with the understanding that their money will be returned if it does not do all we claim  for it. s  John L. White, Druggist, Greenwood,!).C:  ;^������:ppl!^i|!i  ���������xcursion  ares  To principal points in Eastern -  Canada and United States  Tickets are for first-class-passage  and'will be .on sale May, 2. 3. 4,  9, 10, 17, "18, 24, 29 and certain  days in June, July, August and  September. Final limit October  * 31. 1912.  While the Saturday half-holiday  plan is growing, why overlook the  housewife? When does she get a half  holiday?  Pltless Cherry Pie.  Prof. Burton N. Gates of Amherst  college Is trying to develop the sting-  less bee. While he's about it, why not  have a try at the pitless 'cherry pie?  Proverb Up-to-Latc.  You cannot make a silk purse out  of a sow's ear, but the packers can  make potted chicken of it.  The wine agent says they've raised  the price of champagne but they  Medoc  Let's Discard This:  I don't mind cooking a bit, but I  do detest dishwashing.  We don't know whether Bacon  murdered Shakespeare, but we'ro sure  Bill's had rough handling from some  actors we could mention.  . POULTRYMEN  Are you in need of eggs for setting  from Thoroughbred'White Plymouth  Rocks, White Wyandottes, S. C. Black  Minorcas?   My   winnings  at   Grand  Forks, 13. C, 191:0: S. C.  Black  Minorcas, rstand 2nd, cock; 2nd, cockerel;  ist,  2nd and 3rd, hen;  ist and 2nd  pullet; ist, pen.    At Grand Forks, B.  C,   1911:   S. C. Black Minorcas, ist,  cock; 2nd and 3rd, cockerel; 2nd, 3rd  and 4U1, hpn; 2nd, pen.   White Plymouth Rocks: ist, cock; ist, 2nd, 3rd  and 4th, hen;   ist, pen.    At Trail, B.  C, 1912: S. C. Black Minorcas, 2nd  and 4th, cockerel;   4th, pullet; 2nd,  pen;   White  Wyandottes,   ist,   cock,  2nd, pen;' White  Plymouth  Rocks,  ist,  cock;   ist and  2nd,  hen.    Also  special  for best hen in show.    This  year I have heading my Black Minor-  pa pen a cockerel from the yards of  T. A. Folds, London, Ont., who claims  he has supplied to his customers winners for the largest shows on the continent.   I have only one pen of each  breed.   My customers get the same  eggs as I batch myself.     Eggs $3.00 a  setting  of 15.     E.  E.  W. MILLS,  Grand Forks, B. C.  Return   fares   from   Greenwood  and  Kootenay points:       *-  WINNIPEG $ 60.00  TORONTO ..-.    91.50  MONTREAL    105.00  St. JOHN, N. B  120.00  St. PAUL    60.00  CHICAGO :       70 50  NEW ��������� YORK  108.50  BOSTON   no.00  ��������� Full particulars regarding routes,  .limits, stopovers, etc., as well as_fares  to many other eastern points, can be  obtained from any C.P.R. ticket agent  or write���������  j. a. Mcdonald, v   ,  District Passenger Agent,  , Nelson, B. C.  ASSAYER  E. W. WIDDOWSON, Assayer and  Chemist, Box 111108, Nelson,- B. C.  Charges:���������Gold, Silver, Lead or Copper,  $1 each. Gold-Silver, or Silver-Lead,  U-S������- Prices for other metals: Coal,  Cement, Fireclay analyses on application. The largest custom assay office in  British Columbia.  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.  Certificate of Improvement Notice  "   (60 days) $7.50  Application to Purchase Land Notices (60 days) $7.50  Delinquent Co-owner Notices (90  days)... ������laoo  Water Notices (small)...'..". ~....$f.so  All other legal advertising, 12 cents a  line, single column, for the first insertion; and 8 cents a line for each subsequent insertion.  Nonpariel measurement  EHOLT, B, C,  I GHHtrHf mSIHRT  John  JVfeKellaf*  Proprietor.  nelson, B. ������������������.  W. U. n-KLXS, Proprietor.  First-class in everything.  Steam heat, electric light,  private baths. Telephone  in every room. First-class  bar and barber shop.  'Bus meets all trains.  WATER NOTICE  Sklnney A. Hough, the Tillage Cutaway  "Yes", says the grocer who give3  credit, "I'm the victim of this unreasonable trust"  Geniuses are queer, they tell me,  "Queerest thing beneath the sun,  Mary's genius burns the brightest  When there're dishes to be done.  Do You Remember���������  Ben Lomond?  Howardenen? *v  Seal  Rock?  Reno?  A Proverb "Revamped.  "A touch in time yields a dime."  ������1  I, Harry Marrion Welstead, of Rock  Creek, B. C, by occupation a rancher,  give notice that I intend on the ist day  of June next, at eleven o'clock in the  forenoon, to apply fo the Water Commissioner at his office at Fairview for a  licence to take and use ten cubic inches  of water per second from a spring which  sinks about a quarter of a mile from 4  mile post on Nicholson Creek, a tributary  of Kettle River.  The water to be used on Lot 311 for  irrigation purposes.  H. M. WELSTEAD, Major.  Dated this 15th day of April, 1912.  GRAND CENTRAL   HOTEL.   Opposite Postoffice, NELSON, B. C.  American and European Plans.  H. H. PITTS, Prop.  COUNTY COURT OF YALE.  CENTRAL HOTEL  PHOENIX.  One of the largest hotels in  the city. Beautiful location,  fine rooms and tasty meals.  A. O. JOHNSON  PROP.  A  SIITING of tho County Conrt of Yale will  >*e nolden at tho Court House, Greenwood,  on  Tueidny tho  25th   day  of June, 1912, at  cloven o'clock in the forenoon.   .  By order,  VT. G. MCMYNN,  Registrar C. C. of Y.  left  town  shortly for home ho,took his wlfo with  Wm. :  Kow "Mother Goose.  Thero was a man In our town,  And he was wondrous wiso;  He jumped Into a bramble bush  And scratched out both his eyea.  The bushes grow within the park  And well tho wise man knew  That for each eye that he had lost,  The city lie could sue.  Most women's idea of economy consist in buying a thing becauso it's  cheap whether they need It or not  An empty wagon makes the most  noiso.   So does a full man.  ARN0TT & HINE  Proprietors  Synopsis of Coal Mining Regulations.  ������"**OAL mining rights of the Dominion,  ^-*' iu 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  $t an acre. Not more thau 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 arc situated.  In surveyed'territory the land must be  described by sections, or legal sub-divisions of sections, and in unsurveyed  territory the tract applied for shall be  staked out by the applicant himself.  Each application must be accompanied  by a fee of $$ which will be refunded if  thc rights applied for are not available,  but not otherwise. A royalty shall be  paid on the merchantable output of the  mine at tlie rate of five cents per ton.  The person operating the mine shall  furnish thc 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 maybe 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 auy  Agent or Sub-Agent of Dominion Lands.  W. W. CORY,  Deputy Minister of thc Interior.  N.B.���������Unauthorized publication of this  advertisement will not be paid for. ,  QUEEN'S. HOTEL,  PHOENIX     B.   C.  The Newest and Largest Hotel in  the City. Everything neat, clean  and comfortable. Steam heat and  electric light.   Meals and drinks at  all hours.  R. V. CHISHOLM, Pbopkietor.  DANNY DEANE, Manager.  BULL CREEK HOTEL  One ot the oldest stopping places on the West  Fork. Good accommodation and plenty to eat.  Fish and game dinners  in season. Rooms reserved by telegraph.  GORMAN WEST   -    Prop.  ON PARLE FRANCAIS  MTIOME HOTEL  GREENWOOD, B. C.  The  Really Best House  in the Boundary.  Recently Remodelled and  Strictly Up-to-Date.  Restaurant in connection  ROY & BO YER  PROPS.  THE ROYAL HOTEL  Stanley Street, Nelson. B. C,  Pleasant location. ���������'��������� Best  Family Hotel in the City.  American and European  Plair. Good Home for  Steady Boarders. Rates:  81.00 to $1.50' per day.  BARRATT        -  J. S  Proprietor  -.:���������, 7*w-&wi  >. -.'-,'? i* "tM\  '''*"- '���������' *"'k-:J  '   ';.&?&I  ,,"���������-  "-Afl  ���������f-f.  ~ ~> '^'*.*i  V   1  fall  *  ;-'-vJI  -,.' ./''���������.���������.���������I  'I. ~ "���������"  *-'',(I  I*" 1  '' ' " 1*''  STOPS MUCKS ?BS  ,"'>:!;"Cv  V-'\!'^nv>*.������fl ''���������- ��������� -.���������  THE   LEDGE,   GREENWOOD,   BRITISH   COLUMBIA.  00<H>00<><>0<><><><>0<><><><><>0<><><><><>0  I    BOUNDAKY MINES    |  000<>00000<K>00<>CKKXKK><>0<>00-0  Last week the Rawhide shipped  5,139 tons of oro.  Last week the Granby smelter  treated 25,005 tons of ore.  Last   week   the   Mother   Lode  ���������mine shipped 5,033 tons of ore.  Last    week    tho    Greenwood  smelter treated   9,2*16 tons of ore.  Last    week   tho  Granby   mine  shipped 2'J.,15S tons of oro.  Last   week  tho   Jackpot   mine  shipped 8S0 tons of ore.  stream of prospectors. Locations  were made along every creek and  on every mountain. Companies  were formed and stock sold, claims  and groups were bought; mines,  and especially Steamboat mines  were very popular with Vancouver  investors. During the winter of  1911 the whole province waited for  what tho spring would reveal.  In February bhe coal supply at  the Steamboat Mines was exhausted  and work was suspended. Stephens  and Greonvvalt went south. Spring  arrived and thoy did not return;  thoy had not left addresses with  their   associates   in    Vancouver.  Up to date this year tho Bound- Finally exploration   of   the   mine  ary mines  have  shipped  GGS,173  Ions of ore.  Since January 1 tho Granby  smelter has shipped 7,01S,500  pounds of blister copper.  Without giving tho amount of  the consideration a deed  was filed  in  the county   auditor's ollico at  Colvillo from J. P. Graves, transferring his tracts bordering on the  Columbia river and the island of  about 00 acres at the great cataract  at Kettle Falls.    The Granby Con-  FOlidatcd    Mining,   Smelting   and  rower Company is the purchaser,  which leads local people familiar  with the situation to deduce that  the Granby  will  come to Kettle  Falls for its power.   The improvement will entail an expenditure of  about 82,000,000.  OOOO CKKKXKK><K>0<K>0<KK><><>0 OOO  |   B. C. MINING NEWS   |  OOO^KJOOO<K><>OOCK>0<><KH>00<KH>0  During the past few months the  smelter atMarysville has been dismantled. Some of the machinery  has been shipped to Trail, and the  balance to tho Sullivan mine.  The next chapter is tho strange  ptory of the' Steamboat Mountain  boom. Tho mountain has been  examined frequently by mining  engineers and experts with experience in all parts of the world  and by men who have spent their  lives as practical miners west of  the "Rockies. Hardly any two  agree as to what was done or what  can be done.  In July, 1910, W. A. Stephens  and D. Green wait located three  claims on Steamboat Mountain and  encouraged people in Hope to follow their example. They then exhibited in Vancouver specimens of  ore alleged to bo taken from their  find. The specimens assayed very  high. They formed a company in  Vancouver and secured the services as fiscal agents of one of the'  oldest financial firms in the city  and the stock Bteadily rose. A  tunnel was begun on the property  and favorable reports were sent in  regularly to the company's offices.  From August of 1910 until snow  lay deep in the valleys there was a  convinced what was left of tho  company that it was impossible  that the rich samples had come  from there���������in short, that the mine  had beon ���������'salted." Stephens has  since committed suicide. Green-  wait is favoring South America  with his activity. The company  is still in existence but it is unlikely that the property will bo  operated this year or next.  However, if tho first company  was a failure and a disappointment, its brief career was responsible for the prospecting of an immense area, not all of it in vain.  There are five districts between  Hope and the Americau boundary  which have shown distinct promise  and in wuich actual mining work  will be done this year.���������W.tY.  Review.  Many mineral claims have" been  staked'during the past few months  around Green City, and it is expected there will be an inrush of  prospectors shortly for the purpose  of doing assessment work and development work on the properties  that have been taken up. There  is a large area of ground bearing  mineral  adjacent to Green  City,  Salmo, Ymir and* Nelson havo  their eyes on Green City aud say  that they expect it will boom in  the near future, as it has all that  is necessary for the making of a  largo and thriving town.  The Arlington Company is  carrying on operations steadily and  has a force of men getting the road  between the mines and Erie in  shape, as a preparation for the resumption of shipping at an early  date.  The Mother Lode will"start up  their largo mill on May 1st, which  will cost $250,000. and which will  furnish employment for 100 men.  Tho reports from the mines of  Sheep Creek generally are of an  encouraging character, and the  Sheep Creek district promises to bo  the theatre of much activity during  the next several months.  The government is spending  a considerable sum in improving  the streotsof Salmo,   which town  -Ross-  MANUFACTURING JEWELER  The Only Up-to-Date Optical  Department in the Interior  ! Nelson, B.C.  THE SONG OF BRITISH COLUMBIA  . As Sung by the Author, Elmer Ness, of Lake Christina, H. C.  the prospector.   The Second Refief  mine is carrying on its operations  steadily under the   directions   of  Mr.   Ross   of   Salmo.    Mr.   Ross  owns tho telephone system at Salmo, which he expects to extend to  tho Second  Relief mine, through  Green City.    Another branch of  this system is to be constructed up  tho west fork of the north fork of  the Salmon river, through a heavily timbered region; also  up  the  east fork of tho north fork of  the  Salmon river.    The lino will  give  Green City direct communication  with Nelson, Spokane, Vancouver  and other points, which will bo a  great convenience to the residents,  as it is anticipated that there  will  will be quite a rush to Green City  this summer and fall.     ''There is  no question about tho future of  Green City,'* says Mr. Green, "be  cause it has rich   and   extensive  mines,  great bodies of timber, as  well as large areas of fertile land  tributary to it."    People of Erie,  is looking very prosperous,  laud Miner.  On Monday night, in a crosscut  which is being driven across tho  ledge on the 30 foot level in tho  Richmond group, broke into a  shoot of splendid looking ore that  had been penetrated for a distance  of four feet, when it was inspected  by a representative of the Miner  on Tuesday.  The ore is of gold-copper, and  similar to that found on Red  Mountain, in" the Le Roi, Le Roi  Two, War Eagle and Centre Star  mines, and evidently carries good  values.  Samples of tho oro from the find  are being assayed and the values  will be known as soon as they are  completed.  The ledge at the point is strongly  mineralized and i.s about 27 'feet  wide,   and   the   uncovering of  Yon may sing of Swanee river,  Of tho girl you loved in Tennessee,  Of tho blue grass hills of Old Kentucky,.  Yot they all look much alike to mo.  You may have your Georgia aud "Now Hampshire,  Any southern home, wherere it be,  I've seen them all; give me old British Columbia,  Christina Lake is homo, sweet home,- to me,  I've seen them all; give mo old British Columbia,  B. C. spells home, sweet homo, to me.  On yon hills I've spent life's golden hours,  Where tho mountain sheep and mute dee.r roam,  On yon snowclad peaks that boast no flowers*,  Where the monarch grizzly has his homo.  Oh! the fascination of our mountains,  ���������   With their silvery brooks and forests gronn,  I would never give good old British Columbia  For all the Sunny South that I have seen. *  You may speak of artificial splendor,  That it looks well I won't deny,  Yot it lacks kind nature's touch so tender,  That's one thing that money cannot buy.  Man may even imitate the rainbow,  But his wealth cannot mount it in the sky,  Though I am poor, I am proud of old Columbia,  In old B. C. I hope to live and die..  I am.proud of good old British Columbia,  In old B. C. I hope to live and die.  Residence Lots in North Kamloops  from $210.00 to$300.00  Next to Site of C. N. fc Depot.   $35.00 Cash and  $15.00 a month for balance, without interest.  ' We have" several good properties that' will' turn you  1 over quick profit.   This is no wilderness but a built up  close in  suburb of Kamloops.    This property   is  fully-  guaranteed  to be an absolutely good buy and a- money  maker,* and is selling'fast to residents of Kamloops.   Tn-'.;:  formation, maps and photographs furnished free;- Kamloops lots that sold three years ago for $100.00. are now  bnnging'up to $2,000.00. .You have a little.money."-you  do not want to risk-it, but you would like to make a sure ���������  profit with it.    Remember Kamloops is,not a boom town,  but is rapidly growing-to her.position as the largest city -  111 the interior of. British Columbia.   You can.make a lot'  of money this summer if you take advantage of the prosperous condition of British  Columbia.    The longer-you ������������������  wait the more you will have.to .pay? for property that is  really worth while.    Sit down now and write to'us.    Make '  your money work.    What is.a salary, anyhow?  Perry,   Hog   &,  P. 0. BOX 121, KAMLOOPS, B. C.  INSURANCE    . COMMISSIONS  REAL ESTATE  HEALSTHELUNGS  STOPS COUGHS K/zTcenxI  WATER NOTICE  For a licence to take and use water.  and this offers an alluring field for shoot four feet wide so near the  ��������� .*���������*���������<! "S.-**?'  surface indicates that larger bodies  will be found at greater depth.  Another round of holes, however, when thoy are fired, may (lis.  close that the find is considerably  wider than four feet.  The ledge on. which tho strike  was "made has been opened on tho  surface by means or shallow shafts  and open cuts for a distance of 200  feet, and shows strong and well  defined for this distance and varies  in width from 0 to 27 feet.  The ledge runs east and west  with a slight dip to thp north.  There are six parallel ledges on  the Richmond group of five claims,  and one of these is an extension of  the Blue Bird's main ledge on  which the recent important strike  was made. ' *"  Monday's strike will have the  effect of encouraging tho Richmond's management so that it will  as soon as possible, drive the workings down to a depth of 300 to 400  feet and then crosscut.  The strike was made on the  central or main ledge and a crosscut from a depth of 300 would  intersect two ledges on one side  and three ou tho other, as tho six  ledges are found in a distance of  GOO feet.���������Rossland Miner.  NOTICE is hereby given that Arthur  Roberts of Midway, B. C, will apply for  a licence to take and use one cubic foot  per second of water out of a spring and  unnamed creek, which flows in an easterly direction through Crown and C. &  W. Lands and sinks near G. N. R. The  water will be diverted at 200 yards west  of G. N. R., and will be used for irrigation purposes on the land described as  Lot 2453.  This notice was posted on the ground  on the 27th day of April, 1912. The  application will be filed in the oflice of  the Water Recorder at Fairview.  Objections may be filed with the said  Water Recorder or with the Comptroller  of Water Rights, Parliament Buildings,  Victoria, B. C.    ��������� ���������  ARTHUR ROBERTS, Applicant.  ARG������  TUNNEL  to     read     Latin.-  Christian Advocate.  -"Northwestern  A STRONG LAW  Mathieu's Syrup  ol Tar and Cod Liver Oil  A tonic as well" as a  cough cure.  Large bottle 35c, Sold everywhere.  MATHIEUS SYRUP  Distributors for Western Canada  Foley Bros., Larson & Coraoany, Inc.  Winnipeg, Edmonton, Vancouver, Saskatoon.  II The pro  duct  Grapes  LimeJMiosphafe  i������s*������������*S!KSiK*iSiif; '-^s*^  Things Worth Knowing  To learn to think and act for  yourself. \  To respect grey hairs, especially  your own.  To waste nothing, neither money  time or talent.  If you have a place of business,  to be found there when wanted.  To spare when you aro young,  that you may spend when you are  old.  To bear little ills patiently, that  you may learn how to bear great  ones.  To bo self-reliant, and not take  too much advice, but rather depend on yourself.  To keep alive te your breast tliat  little spark of celestial firo called  conscience.  To learn to say no; it will bo of  moro Borvico to you than to be able  In  order to prevent tho spread  bf tuberculosis tho state of "New  Jersey has just papsed a far reaching bill  which  enacts that tuberculous patients who refuso to obey  tho regii'fttions laid down by the  state board  of health concerning  the prevention of their disease", and  thus become a menace to these .with  whom they associate, shall be com-  pulsorily segregated by order of the  courts, in institutions provided for  this purpose.    If such a person refuses to obey the rules and regulations of the institution in which he  is placed,   he may be isolated or  separated from other persons, and  restrained from leaving the institution.   The  law   further provides  that all counties in the state of  New    Jersey   shall    within   six  months from April 1 make provision in special institutions for the  care of all persons who have tuberculosis    in   these  counties.   Tho  state treasury will subsidize each  county to the extent of $3 a week  for each person maintained in these  institutions except those who are  able to pay for "the cost of maintenance.  Empires may rise and fall,  ships may sink or swim; but  the Argo Tunnel goes on forever. . The conflict between  steel, powder and hard rock  never ceases, and some day  the people of Greenwood will  wake up and find a great  mine just over their garden  wall.  E.  E.  W.  MILLS  GRAND  FORKS, B. C.  Breeder of S. C. Black Minorcap,  White Plymouth Rocks, White  Wyandottes. My show records the  last two seasons prove my stock is  good. Heading my Black Minorca  pen this season is a cockerel from  thc yards of T. A. Foulds, London,  Ont., the best breeders of Black  Minorcas on the continent. Heading my White Rock and White  Wyandotte pons are cock birds  from the yards of E. B. Cale, Vancouver, B. O.  EGGS $3 PER SETTING OF 15  OLA LOFSTAD, President.  | Plumbing and Tinsmitliing |  5= Our complete stock of Plumbing and Tinsmith/ ~|.  g~ ing material has arrived and we are now in a position 3  E~ to do all kinds of job work at greatly, reduced prices =3  5~ in any part of the city or district.        .   - =������  ��������������������� -~������  ! phone    McArthur & Clerf I  Sir: Is the Preas Club of Chicago  a reliable concern? Tho day before  Christmas I sent over four pair of  pants to be pressed, and I don't  seem to be able to get them back.  All I can get out of these people is,  "Send over the coats and vests to  match." I am a stranger in town,  and would appreciate your advice.  ���������Inland Printer.  A change of fortune hurts a wise  man no moro than a change of the  moon.  SrL(;������*"^5T-0PS COUOHS. CURBS COLDO.  I HCAt.8 THE THHOAT AND LUNQ8. 28 CENTS '  LETTERS TO EDITOR  TO THE EDITOR OF THE I.EDGE.  DearSir:  fast Thursday it was my privilege  to be present at the performance of Dandy  Dick at the Auditorium, presented by a  company of local amateurs. The house  was well filled and the play greatly appreciated.  As.one who usually regularly attends  the theatre, may I be permitted  to say  that the performance of the amateurs was  equal to anything that has been shown  here for some time, and I hope that now  the ice has been broken, that it will not  be the last time that the same performers  provide us with such an enjoyable evening.   "Each member of the company did  justice to the part they held, and, without being what you may call brilliant,  they put such life and vim into their task  that one could not do any other than  appreciate their efforts.  . Seeing  as how travelling companies  fight shy of Greenwood, I think the time  is opportune for the formation of an amateur dramatic  association   right  here.  There certainly is no paucity of talent,  and,   I  believe,   that if the thing was  properly  organized  and  conducted,   it  could be made a success for the following  reasons:   Because there is a desire on the  part of the residents of the  city and  neighborhood for such evening's entertainment, as v/as shown by the size of the  audience, and because, by having a local  association the money can be kept .at  home and used for useful purposes after  all expenses arc deducted.  Yours truly,  Dkamatjcus.  f^QME in and see the new spring  styles in Fit-Reform Suits and  Overcoats.  They are worth looking at���������we  promise you.  We'll show you styles and effects  that are jumping into favor ���������  because they are distinctly new  and distinctly good.  Even if you are not ready to buy,  come and see.   You are welcome,  always.  *  -I  ;!  W. ELSON,  0  Greenwood, B. C.  HnniMnnMffliflH

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