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Adjustable Window Screens, 45c  and 40c  Screen   Wire   by   the   yard,* all  ;��������� widths  Poultry, Netting,' }4in mesh, 24  and 30 inches wide  Spring Hinges for screen doors  Tents,'   Fishing'   Tackle.    Fire  ���������    Arms and Sporting Goods  ^^?^^^^7S^^^S^^i^~5i^S^i^  -jii���������   -���������   w������������������   ������������������������  v*v w w^  w-^  w -^- u-^ef m^mr- *'=**' i"Z*7  .{Around Home I  Duncan Mcintosh is spending  a" few days in the city.  f   Boen.���������On April  14,   to   Mr.  and Mrs. Hardy, a son.  wood riding several delegates  were appointed to attend'the convention in Revelstoke upon May  29, 30 and 31.  This is house cleaning time  and everything- is being gone  over. Why not some new curtains?   We have a choice line of  Red Clark is  building cement f������^ lo\^S them.    L. A.  ���������w,ii��������� ,������������������ p-....i i?~l. ��������� lSmith and Co- Anaconda.  f&^^^^^������?^^>?^^^S^^?^?^  ial  Stove and Furniture Man  Phone 16   Greenwood, B. C.  WITH  GOODEVE   <&   MACDONALD  Mining Brokers, Real Estate & Insurance . Agents  OPPOSITE WINDSOR HOTEL, GREENWOOD  ���������* fi!  i',''*-"**?*'--'H*2-*i*5'^^  Greenwood's   Big  Furniture  Store  Edison Phonographs  We handle the Latest and Best Types  All Machines, Attachments and Records at  the Edison .Company's Set Prices, and  No Express Charges  for you to pay  T. M. GULLEY .& Oo.  Opposite Postoffice. GREENWOOD, B. C. Phone 27  Something Dainty  for Tea ?  All Right-Phone L126  William C. Arthurs  THE   BREAD &  CAKE BAKER  Vienna Bakery. Greenwood  WALTER   G.   KENNEDY  GREENWOOD,  B.  C.  WHOLESALE   AND   RETAIL  >, lis, Hiti Sioiionery  I  ATTRACTIVE JEWELRY  has seldom been gathered in such  an extensive display as the one we  are now showing. We know you  will become interested. Not only in  THE ODD DESIGNS  ��������� but with the prices that we  have  placed upon the articles.  If you want to see the prettiest  Chains, Lockets, Brooches, Pins  and Stone Set Jewelry ever shown  in this town, come now.  A. LOGAN & Co.  GREENWOOD'.     -     B. C  ^JB9  A Full Stock of First Class Pipes.       Pipe Repairs  a Specialty.  Qffr  ���������ROOMS   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 gnests.  THE CANADIAN BANK  OF COMMERCE  SIR EDMUND WALKER. C.V.O.. LL.D., D.C.L., Preaident  ALEXANDER LAIRD JOHN AIRD  General Manager Assistant General Manager  WANTS. Etc  For Sale. ��������� Light, medium  and heavy wagons. Kinney's  blacksmith shop and wagon factory, Greenwood.  CAPITAL, $15,000,000 REST, $12,500,000  TRAVELLERS' CHEQUES  Issued by The Canadian Bank of Commerce enable the traveller to  provide himself with funds without delay at each point of his journey in  a convenient yet inexpensive manner. They are issued payable in every  country in the world in denominations of  $10,   $20,   $50,   $100,   $200  with the exact equivalent in the moneys of the principal countries stated  on the face of each cheque. They are economical, absolutely safe self-  identifying and easily negotiated. 8,8  SAVINGS BANK DEPARTMENT  A. H, MARCON ' -.  Manager of Greenwood and Rock Creek Branches  Lumber For Sale,���������Apply to  Mark Christenson, Boundary  Falls.  Bank of Montreal  ESTABLISHED 1817  Capital, all paid up, $16,000,000    Rest, $16,000,000.  UNDIVIDED   PROFITS,   6003,314.04  Hon, President: Lord Strathcona and Mount Roya**,, G, C. M. G.  President: R. B. Angus, Esq.  Vice-PresidentandGeneral Manager: II. V; Mbrrdith, Esq.  Branches in London, Eng:^^,^^^^1;!;!} 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 '"^nl'icTte".1.,,fc  Greenwood Branch  - C. B. Winter, Mgrr. s  For Sale.���������One Cypher incubator, size 120 eggs $15. One  Shoemaker incubator, size 60  eggs $10, both machines run one  season. Eggs from pure bred  Single Comb Brown Leghorns,  $2 per 15, unfertile eggs replaced  if returned. Agent for Double  action insect paint, G.Wright,  Box 83. Greenwood, B. C.  Lost.���������A silver cigarette case  with the name of F. W. Smith  engraved on it. Finder please  leave at Ledge office.  The little boy was on his knees  in his little night dress saying his  prayers, and his little sister  couldn't resist the temptation to  tickle the sole of his feet. He  stood it as long as he could and  then said: "Please, God, excuse  me, while I knock the stuffing out  of Nellie."  Thu  family  remedy   for   Coughs  and Colds  "Shlloli costs  so  little   and docs   so much I1  sidewalks in Grand Forks  I. H. Hallett < attended County  Court in Princeton last week. ���������  A deal  is on for the purchase  of, W. G. McMynn's residence.  H. C. Williams has been  gazetted as a provincial policeman.  Joel Payne is in Elko, the town  where angels come to spend their  vacation.  A. S. Black and K. C. B. Frith  returned from the Similkameen  on Monday.  In future Mrs. Boomer will receive upon the first Wednesday  in each month,  Your old pipe'may be made like  new at a small cost, send it to  W. G. Kennedy.  R. Schulli has moved to Princeton where he is a foreman for the  Jim Hill railway.  E. Gordon Hardy of the American Mining & Smelting Co. was  in town last week.  Thomas Kelly, the lineman  who was injured last fall, died in  Spokane last week.  Hunters badges and licences  have arrived' at the government  office in Greenwood.  During the past month F. W.  McLaine has sold six houses in  Greenwood and Anaconda.  Everything in seed grain at  Brown's, Ferry, Wash. Reclean-  ed wheat, oatsj barley and spring  rye.  Mrs, Atwood and Mrs. Leg-  gatt will not receive on Friday;  May 2nd or during the summer  months.  R. G. Hargreaves, Sam Mc-  Connell, W. Phillips, J. H. Will-  cox and several others are on the  sick list.  A marriage licence was issued  on April 25 to Charles Dunlap,  and Miss Creda Billups, both of  Molson, Wash.  Service in the Presbyterian  church next Sunday, 4th, at 7:30  p. m. The pastor, Rey. J.R.  Munro, will officiate,  Miss Ratte of Toronto delivered an address last Sunday in  the Presbyterian church, upon  social and moral reform.  Hawaiian sliced pine apple,  very delicious for deserts, etc.  Fresh shipment just received.  L. A. Smith & Co., Anaconda.  The 9th of May will be Arbor  Day in Greenwood, and it is expected that great enthusiasm will  prevail in the cleaning of the  city.   ���������  E. J. Smith, Carmi; W. McKay, Rock Creek; E. Collier,  Canyon City, and James Christian, Anaconda, have been appointed fire wardens.  Say, did you try some of our  home made pork sausage? Pretty  fine wasn't it? Still making it,  and as good as ever. L. A,  Smith & Co., Anaconda.  J. T. Beattie was recently operated on for appendicitis in  Fort Francis, Ontario, and is recovering. He is now manager of  the Bank ol Commerce in that  city.  The hydrographers are surveying the creeks in the Boundary  district. P. II. McCurrach now  makes a daily record of . the  amount of water in Boundary  creek.  Ladies waists and shirt waists  with collars, just received. You  will want to look them over before buying elsewhere. L. A.  Smith & Co., Anaconda.  The proceeds from' the production of All A Mistake, by the  Greenwood Amateur Dramatic  Society will be donated to St.  Jude's Guild and the Sacred  Heart Hospital. The play occurs  next Tuesday evening.  Why boil the water to remove  the typhoid fever germ when you  can get the same effect by using  Lime fruit juice. Instead of that  fiat taste, you have a pleasing  drink. L. A. Smith & Co., Anaconda.  In the boarding car at the C.  P. R. bridge the other evening  the Chinese cook hit M. McLeod  on the head with a bottle. The  Chink skipped out and McLeod  had to stay in the hospital for a  short time.  As a matter of precaution the  water and milk used for drinking  purposes in Greenwood should be  boiled. There are several cases  of suspected typhoid fever in the  district, and it is better to be  carelul with food and drink until  further notice.  MEATS-MEATS��������� MEATS.  We have the most up-to-date little meat market in the Boundary.  A cracker-jack butcher who is  here to please you. Won't you  give him a trial. Remember, we  deliver anywhere. L. A. Smith  & Co., Anaconda.    Phone 21.  The many friends of the late  W. T. Smith, (Pie-Biter) are  soliciting donations of Si each for  the purpose of erecting a headstone to his" memory.'"' Those  who wish to contribute can forward their subscriptions to Randolph Stewart, Victoria, or A.  M. Whiteside, Vancouver.  i Western Float  was  CITY COUNCIL  met on  Monday  In the County Court at Princeton last week Ed Clark secured a  judgement of $180 for wages  against F. P, Cook. A counter  claim of $90 was allowed the de- PBr-or talkln8 non8ence *������ ----- besli  The   Council  evening.  S. Oliver was granted an option  until May 31, at $25 a lot, upon  lots 1, 2, 7, S, aDd 9, block G,  map 64. If the option is not taken  up a rental of $12.50 a year will  be charged for the lots.  The health inspector reported  verbally upon the sanitary conditions. The chief of police reported  verbally, the regular quarterly report to be submitted at next meeting.  May 9 was declared a civic holiday, to be used for the general  cleaning up of the city.  It wfis resolved that the Council  is strongly in favor of the making  by, or in conjunction with the  governments concerned of an Inter-  Provincial Highway of good standard construction across Canada.  The following accounts were  ordered to be paid: Fire Dept.,  812; Sater & Johns, $12:60; B. C.  Gazette, $5.; Sisters Hospital,  $54.90.  Tenders for sidewalk lumber  were read from C. Kinney, B. W.  Bubar and M. Christianson. The  contract was awarded to M. Chris-  tiansou conditionally.  The chairman of tho health  committee was instructed to have  an analysis made of water aud  milk.  Aid. McKee gave notice that ho  would at the next regular meeting  ask leave to introduce a Temporary Loan By-Law.  Council adjourned until May 12.  When a young man sits in the  fendant,  At a  recent  meeting  of the  Liberal Association of the Green-  girl���������that's capital. But whon he  has to Btay in of evenings after  they're married���������that's labor.  Cement bricks are being made in  Hope., ,-.'.'.  Kispiox now "has a weekly mail  service.  Chesaw  will- hold its Fair   on  October 2 and 3.  A honey farm has been started  in New Denver.  Ooliehans are now runnii*  the Fraser river.  ���������   This  winter  a land  otter-  killed near Howser.  The. Riverside hotel at Courtney  is being doubled in size.  Yellow cedar exists on the west  coast of Graham Island.  It is eighty-four miles from  Prince Rupert to Masset.  The Halibut Fishermen's Union  has 150 members in Rupe.  Jimmy Gannon is again driving  stage on the Cariboo road.  In Ainswqrfch many buildings  have recently been painted.  Eight miles of dyking is being  built upon Nicoinen Island.  On Graham Island wild rose  bushes grow twenty feet high. ���������  Another wing is to be added to  the Empress hotel in Victoria.  A greenhouse near Chilliwack  contains 12,500 square feet of glass.  Louis Gold has sold his ranch at  Pemberton Portage for ������50 an acre.  In Cumberland the automobile  owners have formed an Association.  Shipments of rhubarb' from  Mission City are a month late this  year.  M. J. King of Calgary has acquired the Alberta hotel "in Blairmore.  The Kettle Valley railway bridge  across the Fraser river will cost,  $750,000.  The land staked for coal on  Graham Island exceeds half a million acres.  Fred Bears recently, caught a  nineteen pound fish in the Coqui-  halla river.  John R; ��������� Campbell, - the Fort  George druggist is now a Justice  of the Peace.  Last year the halibut caught near  the Queen Charlotte Islands sold  for $1,500,000.  Wm. Barritt died in Chilliwack  last week. He had lived near  there since 1877.  In the dog races at Nome this  year one dog covered 412 miles in  seventy-six hours.  A launch service will be established this month between Howser  and Haly's Landing.  The dry dock now being built at  Prince Rupert will accomodate  vessels 700 feet long.  Chinese pheasants and Bob  White qnail are plentiful in the  valley west of Greenwood.  Recently in one day 18,260  pounds of milk were shipped from  Chilliwack to Vancouver.  For the first three months of this  year the Cumberland mines produced 96,SIS tons of coal.  Last week at the home of his  father near Chesaw Elmer Gafvert  suicided by. the gun route.  This month 49,000 tons of steel  rails have been shipped from Sault  Ste Marie to Prince Rupert.  At South Fort George Tommy  Williams has been committed for  trial upon a charge of theft.  It is expected that this year, the  canneries in B. C. will pack more  than a million cases of salmon.  The value of the fishing industry  in the State of Washington for the  past two years was $S,000,000.  In Ontario hotel bars cannot be  opened until S a. m., and hotels  cannot sell liquor by the bottle.  The Yukon Council will discontinue the grant to the Catholic  separate school iu Dawson after  July 1.  Efforts are being made to have  the Great Northern railway run a  Sunday train between Marcus and  Grand Forks.  The old government office in  Ainsworth is to be torn down. It  was built in 1S85 during the regime of Henry Anderson.  There is a store in Philadelphia  that occupies a floor space of forty-  five acres. Its owners made such  a store possible by liberal advertising.  Mrs. Mortimer-Lamb is leaving  Montreal for England where she  will reside in the future. Her  mother, Mrs. Lindsay died a short  time ago.  Arthur Noel of Lillooet and J.  J. Farrell of Lytton have put up a  wager of $1,000 each upon a series  of throe games botweon the baseball teams of Lytton and Lillooet.  In time the C. P. R. expects to  run a train from Montreal to Van  couver in seventy-two hours. ��������� Allowing twelve hours for stops this  means an average speed of fifty  miles an hour.  The $26,000 Empress hotel in.  Fort George was refused a liquor  licence, because it is against tho  policy of the government to grant  liquor licences ��������� within a certain  zone of railway construction.  The Deering Plough Co., of  Chicage recently paid $2,100,000  for a timber limit on' the lower  Lillooet river. It is estimated  that the limit,contains 700,000,000  feet, principally iir and cedar.  John H.Gerrie who came from  New York to assist in launching  the Vancouver Sun, and who acted  as news-editor of that paper for a  year has left Vancouver, to take  an editoiial position upon the San  Francisco Call. <,  The ' Chilliwack  Progress   says  that a rich strike of oil at Harrison  Mills by a gang of rneii engaged in  constructing the double track on  the C.P.R. caused quite a rush to  that place last week of oil seekers,  and the staking out of all the prospective lands on the north side of  the river.    The strike was made  by the pile driving gang, who in  driving an . especially   long   pile  found crude oil   to  be oozing up  along side of the pile.    The fact of  oil being found so near the surface  has caused real estate to go soaring  at Harrisson.  Send for a catalogue of headstones and monuments, made by  the Kootenay Monumental Works,  Nelson, B. C.  CLOSE SHAVE  Suddenly confronted by   a two  horse rig,  on  Monday, just as he  was rounding one of tho turns on  the road   to   Keremeos,   -Lucky'.  Art.   Thompson,   one of the proprietors of the B. C. Hotel, turned  his sixty horse-power Chase   deliberately    from     the    highway,  crashed through a barb wire fence,  shot over a fifteen  foot embankment,   and  brought the car to a  standstill in   a chaos   of   debn'3,  without damage or injury to himself or the three other occupants.  Mr.   Thompson's action,  which  required    plenty    of   nerve,   undoubtedly    saved    several   lives,  which would have been lost had a  collision taken place.   *"  Mr.   Thompson   was   returning  from  Keremeos,   and  the   powerful Chase was  eating up the miies  easily at a speed close to twenty-  five miles   an   hour.    When   the  turn was rounded the horses were  not more than ten feet away, and  it required lightening action on the  part of the driver to save the situation.     Mr.   Thompson took   the  chance,   driving his car oyer the  fifteen  foot embankment without  an  instant's  hesitation.    All   tho  damage that resulted was a strained steering rod.���������Penticton   Herald.  The Jews in Canada  The Jews is becoming a most  powerful  factor in the making of  Canada.    During the   last thirty  years, the Jews in Canada have increased  from   067 to 100,000 (including 45,000 in Montreal, 22,500  in Toronto,   12,000 in Winnipeg)  Jewish  Colonization   Associations  propose settling hundreds of thousands more in Canada.    During the  last three years, 1,000 Jews were  added   each   year   to   Montreal's  population, and  1,400 to Toronto.  Jewish  farming colonies exist at  Oxbow, in Qu'Appelle and Hirsch  colony in the west.    In Montreal  Jewish children   number one   in  three of those at school.      "  First Publisher���������Did you ever  see white paper so high?  Second Publisher���������Only whon I  was a boy and flying kites. -Christian Science Monotor.  Bo universal even if you do live  in a dead hamlet.  ^^^^^^^^mmm^^i^^^mim^^mmmmmm  mummnmm HM-mem  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.  rB"**  R.  EDITOR  ,  LOWERY  AND    FINANCIER.  GREENWOOD, MAY 1, 1913.  A blue mark hero indicates that your Subscription has  ���������become, deceased, and that tho editor would once moro  liko to commune with your collateral.  uouncement concerning irrigated  lands. "So far as I know," Dr.  Galloway is quoted by the Associated Press, "there never has been  any long continued irrigation in a  semiarid climate anywhere in the  world."  Dr. Galloway remark was made  in his testimony before the house  committee on appropriations for  the department of agricultuio. Ho  said that tho department is working hard to overcome, tho rccog-  uized dangers which today confront the fanners on irrigated lands  and that theso dangers lie not  only in the alkali on irrigated soils  but also in the gradual leaching  from tlm soil of its organic matter  and tho consequent reduction of  soil fertility.  John T.' Burns, secretary-treasurer of the .International Dry-  Farming Congress, confirms Mr.  Galloway's statement.    "Tho dan-  EN - ATTENTION  My  Stock  of  Ofiginal ��������� Chippewa Shoes  is now in and on the Shelves  BOOTS    FOR     THE  LOGGER     AND  RANCHER  MINER  Every pair absolutely guaranteed to give  satisfaction or Money Back at   2������        jf  BROWNS, -  FERRY, -  WASH.  wmsmmmmiii^iiKsssBssm  Fi:om a letter we learn that not  a single man is working ou the  wagon roada around Bridesville.  Terhaps they are all mariied.  Up in Whitehorse tho editor of  tlie Star says, that he knows spring  has arrived because the banjo coon  has returned to that town.  Biiyan is a great man and seems  to have, tho courage of his convictions. At a recent state dinner in  Washington, he would not serve  anything stronger than grape juice.  The affair passed away in harmony  no one falling under the table or  craning a rough house.  We do not believe that it is wise  for two people to get married who  are opposed to each other in religious creeds. A divided house is  apt to fall, so man and wife should  have the same ideas about religion  and politics. Otherwise there is no  telling wheu they will have a rough  house.  It will probably be fifty years  or more beforo the Grits again get  a chance to sit on the high seats in  Ottawa. By that time a new and  better generation of Grits will have  sprung into existence. Tho greed  for spoils must die ont before the  so-called Liberals of our day can  ever expect to gain and hold the  votes, confidence and admiration  of the Canadian people.  human nature. Wo may bo sure,  on general principles, that in the  main, men and women have chosen  celibacy because they wished.  There are claustral souls, by  nature. Particularly among women there are those who are born  without a taste for marriage. In  addition to those who do not  marry because thoy cannot find  the right man, there are those who  do want no man at all.  Every age has had its order of  virgins. There were chaste priestesses in the Orient, and Vestals in  Rome before there were "brides of  Christ" in the church, aud the  "old maid" of today has noble  procedents.  And we may be sure that while  some like Virginie do Leyva and  Glulia Carraciolo "breathed with  intoxicating desire, through the  convent granting, the perfumes of  nature and of the world of men,"  still the perpetual fashion of  maidenhood  could not have per-  gor which ho describe.'*," says Mr.  Burns,  "lias long been recognized  by  many  students  of  soils.    We  hope   to   havo   tibe   problem   discussed  thoroughly   at our  eighth  Congress    in   Tulsa'in   October.  Thero   can   he.   but  one  remedy.  Use loss water.    Conserve the rainfall   through  deep  ploughing and  surface   cultivation.      Add    only  that  amount of  irrigation   water  necessary  for the  maximum production    of   crops.    Increase   the  duty of water by adding labor on  the soil.    All the fertilizers in the  world will not serve as a substitute  for the plow,  the harrow, and tho  disc with an  intelligent  man   behind them.  "The wise irrigalionists already  knows, and all irrigationist are  coming to know, that the principles  of dry-farming form the basis of  all agriculture. Irrigation is  merely an adjunct to good farming."  The Real Way  sieted without being based upon a  perpetual trait of human nature.  The maiden by choice has her  place in the world, and who can  say it has not been a uoble one?  It will be fifty years next July  sinco the battle of Gettysburg was  fought in the American Civil War,  and the event is to be celebrated  with {considerable eclat, fireworks  and spread eagle speeches by our  cousins across the line. We believe that it is just as well to cut  out celebrations that tend to cause  harsh feelings, in tlie breasts of  many who wore the Gray at Gettysburg and are still living.  Aliens will soon be unable to  hold land in California, Perhaps  it is just as well for that great  state, says a sarcastic speaker, is  filled with flowers without fragrance, fruit without flavor, men  without honor, and women without virtue. Perhaps that is why  tho Lord put San Francisco iu the  consomme a few years ago, it being  a reincarnation of those two cities  of early days, that all know about  who have faithfully prospected the  Bible.   Thinking Themes  The ordinary person is shocked  to think of a young healthy girl  entering a convent. We regard  the vast monasteries and coventual  institutions of the middle ages as  unnatural. Protestants make a  viitue of indignation at the celibacies of Roman Catholicism.  And yet two things ought to  bo borne in mind First, that no  custom could possibly live centuries  without   having   some   basis   in  Not only does a mau's handwriting characterize him; each one  has his peculiar gestures, mannerisms that are as unmistakably his  own are his thumb-nails or his  Bertillon measurements.  A Scotland Yard detective told  me that he recognized a man almost entirely by "his walk and  the way he handles himself," and  depended very little upon facial  appearance. A criminal can  change his clothes, beard and even  his countenance and speech simply  enough, but will forget that little  hacking cough, or his peculiar  manner of sprawling in his chair,  or the way he has of running his  fingers through his hair.  An observing friend coming from  the House of Commons regaled us  with     the    following    autograph  habits of its loaders; Mr. Asquith,  the prime  minister,   writhes  and  wriggles his shoulders; Mr. Bonar  Law, the opposition  leader, has a  face as immobile as a poker player,  but incessantly moves his hands,  as if he didn't know what to do  with them; Mr.  Lloyd George has  a pet phrase he keeps bringing in,  "Well,     now;"     Mr.     Winston  Churchill has a trick of covering  his mouth with his hand; Mr. Mc-  Kenna bangs his desk during his  speech as if beating a drum; whon  Mr. Birrell is at a loss for a word  he snaps his fingers; and so each of  us, great and small,  has his betraying sign.���������Dr. Frank Crane.  The Basis  Tnlsa, Okla.-Dr. B. T. Galloway, chief of thn United States  Bureau of Plant Industry, has  suddenly aroused tho agricultural  world   by  a   most   raidical   pro-  A wealthy young girl committed  suicide the other day because, she  said, Miss Garden had promised to  make a great opera singer of her,  and had failed to do so.  Miss Garden denied ever having  heard of the young woman, and to  have made any such impossible  bargain with her. She is a practical woman, and she knows that  no human being can mako another  a great singer. Nature lias to lay  the foundations Tor that job, and  the individual must work out with  toil and sweat the. balance of the  contract.  That's the way Miss Garden herself became a prima donna, and  it's the, way that everybody elso  who succeeds turns the trick. The  road to achievement is a hard and  stony one, along which we must  travel on our own feet. We may  not reach the goal luxuriously  transported thither in somebody  else's automobile.  The reason why there are so  many failures in the world is because the great majority of people  sit around, helplessly waiting for  somebody else to come along and  make them, instead of rolling up  their sleeves and getting busy  themselves. They pine for laurel  wreaths, but they are not willing  to scratch their own fingers gathering tho material out of which to  make them. They expect some  kind friend to walk up and bestow  upon them a custom-made crown  of glory.  Every poor man believes that  Mr. Morgan and Mr. Rockefeller  know some magic formula for making money that they could divulge  if they would, that would enable  the laziest village loafer to acquire  riches without effort.  Every scribbler is firmly   convinced that every successful writer  elso down.  Every choir singer is confident  that Caruso and Farrar would get  him or her a $40,000 a year contract with tho Metropolitan opera,  ifi]������nly famous singers weren't so  afraid of rivals they tried to shut  real talent ont.  Every stage struck  boy  or girl  bolioves that John Drew or Maude  Adams has only to say a word to  make him or her a Frohman star.  Yet, if Mr. Rockefeller and Mr.  Morgan wero to divulge the whole  secret   of  money-making  to   any  youth anxious to become rich, all  that they could tell him would be  that  he must work, work,   work,  and  watch  his   opportunity,   and  that the one sure way to rise in a  business oflice is to   make yourself  30 invaluable  that your employer  can't do without you.  The only way that any successful writer can help the young man  and woman eager to break into  print is to tell them to write so  well and entertaingly that the public will want to read their stories  and verses. Then publishers will  fight with each other over their  productions.  All that the prima donna or the  star can tell the youthful aspirants  for operatic or dramatic honors is  that they must have talent to begin with, and polish and perfect  this by years of study and thought  and ceaseless endeavor, until their  art shines like a jewel, so that  audiences will be willing to pay  out good money to gloat over it.  None of these people who have  succeeded knew any dark magic to  conjure with. None of them had  any great patron who pushed them  into success. None of them was a  clinging vine that'hung on anybody  else.  Thoy saw what thoy wanted, and  they went out and got it. And  that's what everybody has to do  who succeeds.  As a matter of fact, there's vory  little that any of us, even with tho  0*  LYNN CREEK DAIRY  DELIVERED  To any p.irt of the city or district  J. McDONELL, Proprietor  WESTERN - - HOTELS.  NKWMAKKKT    HUTISI.  Is tho home for all tourists and  millionaires visiting1 New Denver, British Columbia.  A. JACOBSON. Proprietor.  THIS   PKOVINCK   HOTEL  Grand Forks, B.C., is in the centre  of the city, and furnishes the public  with every accommodation at  reasonable rates.  ,  JCmil 1.111-hoii, Proprietor,  THK   TCAST.O    HOTI5I.  Kaslo, B. C��������� is a comfortable  home for ali who travel to that  city. , '  Cocklo & Piijnvortn.  HOTEL KEREMEOS  . Opposite depot. Extensive alter  atious have recently beeu 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, Castlegar Junction. All modern. Excellenl  accomodations for ��������� tourists and  drummers. Boundary train leaves  here at 9.10 a.m.  W. II.   GAGE, Proprietor  O-O OOOOOOOOCK>OOC<KKKH>OOOOC-0  Hay, Crushed Oats, Oats  and all kinds of Mill Feed  and Flour,        2������       A  Rolled Oats, in 81b��������� 201b,  and 40 lb, sacks JSC  GIVE US A TRIAL   X  Adams & Brown  <>*^<><><><><><>000<X)000<><>000<><>000  SHRKKKOOKK   ironsK  Nelaon; B. C One minute's walk  fromC. P. It station. Cuisine  unexcelled; Well heated and ventilated.  LAYINGE & DUNK, Propiletors.   ,  TKKMONT   IIOUSK  Nelson, B. C, is run on the American and European plan. Steam  heated rooms. All white labor.  Special attention paid to dining  room.  Kansomo Ss Campbell, I'l-ojis,  GRANITE CREEK HOTEL  Granite Creek, B. C. Headquarters for.miners, prospectors and  railroad men. Good stablinp in  connection. Tasty meals and  pleasant rooms. ,. '  H. GOODISSON. Proprietor  ALGOMA HOTEL  Deadwood, B. C. This hotel is-  within easy distance of Greenwood  and provides a comfortable home  for travellers. The bar has the  best of wines, liquors and cigars. ���������  JAMES HENDERSON, Proprletoi  ;*>  your Razors Honed J  and Your Baths at :|  RAWLEY'S  ARBER SHOP f  GREENWOOD,        J  best intentions, can do toward  helping any other person to achieve  tilings. Mr. Morgan could lend a  man enough money to start in  husiness, but ho couldn't give him  the financial sagacity to make a  success of that business. Unless  the man had that himself,-in the  end he would fail. Mr* Carnegie  didn't make his Schwabs and  Coreys.    They made themselves.  Miss Garden couldn't have made  the poor rich girl without a voice a  singer that a Metropolitan audience  would have applauded. Nor did  any wealthy or powerful individual  make tlio Totrazzinis and Farrars.  They made themselves.  Mr. Kipling himself couldn't get  the pointless, stupid, badly expressed story of hia dearest friend  into a first-class magazine, but  when he was a poor, obscure boy,  writing stories for a newspaper in  a faraway Indian city, the whole  world sat up and took notice. He  didn't call in Conan Doyle or tho  viceroy of India to get his work  accepted.  There are no people so mistaken  as thoso who believe in pull, instead of putting their faith in push.  They waste their time while they  aud agility and energy stays there.  The one who is boosted up a few  rounds by others falls to the bottom  when the supporting shoulders are  withdrawn.  If I coiild give one piece of advice to any ambitious young girl  or boy it would be this: Don't  waste any time or energy trying to  get influence or recommendation  or backing of some distinguished  person. Just play the game of life  off your own bat. Fit yourself for  what ever you want to do so that  you can deliver tlie.goods. That's  all that the worlfl wants, and that's  all that necessary to attain success.  And it's the ouly way to attain  success.  Nobody else can mako you great.  It's God aud yourself for that job.  ���������Dorothy Dix.  Many Bibles  One of the most remarkable men  connected with the publishing business in England is about to retire  in the person of Henry Frowde,  who for thirty-nine years has been  London manager of the Oxford  University Press, the oldest printing concern with an unbroken history in England. The activities  of tbia venerable organization are  world-wide, and it is well-known  in the trade that its retiring manager practically made the Oxford  University Press as it exists today.  When Frowde joined the Press  in 1S74, its output of Bibles was  less than a million; a year; since  that time it has published and distributed over 40,000,000 of them,  besides thousands of other works.  The skins of 100,000 animals are  used   every year for the covers of  Oxford Bibles alone, and 400,000  sheets of gold are needed for gilt  lettering.  could get him a position  as the try to get other people to help them  editor-in-chief of a paper, or set  publishers running after his verses  or stories if only tho authors who  have arrived wore not so jealous  they aro trying to keep everybody  instead of helping themselves.  Tho truth is that no one can help  us.   Wo must help ourselves.  The man who climbs to the top  of tho .ladder hy his own  strength  The hired man of the Statesman-  Index, who Colville visitors to  Marcus say is rather soft on the  ladies, has just issued the following ultimatum: "Any maid who  has ever kissed a pup or ever intends to waste her affections in  that way, has already lost out with  us."  TULAMEEN HOTEL  Princeton, B. C. is the headquarters for miners, investors  and railroad men. A fine location and everything- first-class  KIRKPATRICK & MALONE, Proprietors.  ���������������������������RinKSVIT.r.K   HOlErj,  Bridesville, B. C. This hotel is  within easy reach of all the leading  Boundary towns and the centre ol  a fine fanning district.  THOMAS   AVAI.SU,. Proprietor.  J. R. CAMERON,  Loading Tailor of the Kootonays.  KASLO,    B.   C.  H. W. Farmer  Notary Public. Real Estate. Etc,  Rock Creek, B. C.  THE SIMILKAMEEN HOTEL  Princeton. This hotel is new, comfortable  well-furnishcd,and is close to the railway  depot. Modern'accommodation and sample rooms.  SUMMERS & WARDLE, Proprietors  STARKEY & CO.  NELSON, B. C.  MINING  BROKERS  PROSPECTS    BOUGHT   AND    SOLD  . Subscribers are reminded that  The Ledge is $2 a year when  paid in advance. When not so  paid it is $2.50 a year.  ARG������  TUNNEL  The Argo Tunnel is a few-  minutes walk from the centre of Greenwood, aiid less  than half a mile from the  smelter. The mining of ore  in this property means great  prosperity for the entire district.  OLA LOFSTAD  President  JAMBS McCRUATPI  Secretary.  SEVEN YEARS In One Location  SIXTEEN YEARS OF PRACTICAL EXPERIENCE  This is mj- record. It speaks louder than I can as to my  reliability. Other specialists (so-called) have come and  gone, but I go rip-lit on performing my wonderful cures  and bringing relief to afflicted men. My methods are  modern and above all. I am conscientious in my treatment of every case. That's why I am able to stay in the  same place. Many of my patients have come thronyh the  recommendation of some of my former patients.  All Diseases Peculiar to Men  If you cannot make me a personal visit, write me  carefully details of your case, and I will prescribe for you  the treatment that has cured hundreds of others.  Write for Free  Booklet  Dr. Kelley, 210 Howard St., Spokane, Wash.  Rose Bushes. Shrubs. Gladiolus.  Dahlias and Bedding Plants of all  kinds. The New Gladiolus "Peace"  the sensation of the season. Nearly  100 varieties of Roses, among them  the wonderful, beautiful New Rose,  "Sunburst."  Write for our Descriptive Price List.     Now Ready  When you want a headstone or  monument write to the Kootenay  -,  I  I  l-ilckly ii'opn  couffhs,  cures  coldfl. and  henlr   ,, ,x  .   tho threat und lungg.     ������     ::     afl cents. J Monumental Works, Nelson, B.C.  <ShMMmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmm 'i.T'^,crj'i.,_ftf*ju-aaAriAj*j������  -'I .  t***Mu*l������a't.lzvtii*tiib*^%i&tx^juJ&ittl?ZXii  ���������Ma.'a.ih.'j.--*. Efiftr!1 Ji w. i y ��������� vf-, ('  ���������.-���������.".V������W  THE   LEDGE,   GREENWOOD,   BRITISH   COLUMBIA.  MANUFACTURING JEWELER  The Only Up-to-Date Optical  Department in the Interior.  Nelson,   B. ��������� C.  TEMPERANCE |  is all right if shorn of humbuggery.  ,Too much water drinking is just  .   as injurious as too much liquor or  anything else.  OUR PURE WINES  AND, LIQUORS -j  areUmedicinal if not abused.   Every S  household should have a moderate i  , , supply of pure wines or liquors in i  the  closet   for   emergency���������either J  ' unexpected visitors or sudden ill- 5  ness, when a drop of pure liquor 3  in time may forestall all necessity j?  for drugs. 3  Greenwood Eiqiior Company, Tmporter$,r6reewwoofl, B- g. |  P  t  11  t  f,  . i  ' A  ' (  A  f  Dealers in Fresh and Salt Meats, Fish  and Poultry. ��������� Shops in nearly all the  ���������towns of the Boundary aud Kootenay.  5  !  i  i  ���������"^-^-^-^h*'*"-'^  COPPER STREET, GREENWOOD, B.C.  SmfmfimmfwmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmfiiK  & JOHN FULLER  PROPRIETOR =3  MARK  TWAIN   BESIEGED.  Absurd, Impudent, Touching Requests  Were Always Pouring In.  Mark Twain paid for his celebrity In  the amount of "freak" mall received  b.v  lilm. according to Albert Blgelow  I'Mlne. his biographer, writing In Harper's Magazine. '  "He   wns   in   a  constant  state  of  ���������*lpge," says Mr. Paine, "besought by  ���������ill varieties nnd conditions of humanity for I'nvors such as only human need  nlid  abnormal   Ingenuity  can   Invent  His ever Increasing mail presented a  iniirveloiis  exhibition  of  the , human  species on undress parade.  "Young men wrote requesting verses  or sentiments to be inscribed In young  Indies' autograph albums.' young girls  wrote asking him to write a story of  his life to be used as a school composition. .Men starting obscure papers  coolly Invited him to lend them his  ' name ns editor, assuring lilm that he  would ho put to ,no trouble and that it  would help advertise his books. A fruitful humorist wrote thnt he had Invent-  ed some'r-.OOO puns and Invited Mark  Twain* to father this terrible progeny  In book form for a share of the returns. The list is endless. lie said  once:  " 'The symbol of the race ought to  he n human being carrying nn ax. for  every human being hns one coi������i-enled  about him somewhere and Is always  seeking the opportunity to grind If'  "Letters   came   queerly   addressed  There Is one1"envelope still In existence  which bears Clemens' name in elaborate design and a very good silhouette  likeness,  the  work  of some' talented  artist.    'Mark Twain. United States.'  wns a common address.   "Murk Twain.  Somewhere,' mailed lu a foreign conn  try, reached him promptly, and '.Murk  Twain,  Anywhere,*  found  Its  way  to  Hartford Iu due season.  "Then there was n letter (though  this was Inter: he was abroad at  the time) mailed hy Brawler Matthews  and I'VancIs Wilson, addressed 'Murk  Twain, God Knows Where." It f'oimil  bim after traveling half nmunil the  world on Its errand. In his answer  he said, 'lie did.' Then some one sent  him a letter addressed 'The Devi!  Knows Where.' This also reached him  and he answered, 'lie did too.'  "Surely this was the furthest  n->r"  zon of fame."  COUMTY  FAIRS.  I remember, 1 remember  TIib fairs that used to be.  No aviators circled '     ���������,  Above each pole and tree.  Nobody ever rubbered  Toward the orb of day  Save- when some young balloonist  Let his toy get away.  I remember, I remember  The race trade at the fair.'  No racing devil wagons  Raised any dust cloud ther������v '  No motor cycles, whizzing,  i.ed racers to their fate.  Old Dobbin did his half mile-  ,  In Just three forty-eight  j-  I remember, J remember  How simple were the shows���������> i  No moving picture experts.  No dancers shy of clothes,  One clown, ono bag of popcorn  One lemonade, and there  ���������Tou have tho Joys in toto  Of that dear county fair.  ���������Denver Republican.  THE BRUNSWICK HOTEL  CIGAR    AND   NEWS   STAND  CARMI - .  B.     C? -  Is now open lo the public, New builds  ing, new furnishings and everything for  the comfort of out* patrons. Sample room  and barn in connection,  Even Britons Admit It.  J, B, SHERIDAN  msm  NEW ADVERTISING SCALE.  MANAGER  EHOLT, B, C,  lillE WIS!  John   JWef-vella-t*  Proprietor.  Captain (to umpire, "who has received  a severe blow)���������Jove, it's a nasty  smack' But cheer up; It's all part of  the game.  Heroic Umpire��������� Yes, sir, and the  cricket was getting a bit slow, wasn't  it?���������Punch.  The newspapers in Greenwood, Phoenix and Grand Forks have adopted the  following scale for legale advertising:  Application   for . Liquor   Licence  '30 days) gs.oo.  Certificate of Improvement Notice  (6o days) '....17.50  Application to Purchase Land Notices (60 days) #7,50  Delinquent Co-owner Notices (90  ,���������   -lays) $10.00  Water Notices (small) $7,50  All other legal advertising, 12' cents a  line, single column, for the first insertion; and 8 cents a line for each subsequent insertion.  Nonpariel measurement  '���������y!-**-.  &  ���������Jfjxr  NOTICE OF DISSOLUTION  ...fO do good work and be durable seems to ns strong points  ���������"      on the disc harrow question.   Good work demands a harrow  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, %��������� gang bolts, heavy gauge discs, and a  general construction throughout that leaves no room for question  as to the strength of any part.  All these points have been built  into the Deere Model B.  It Is the only  barrow that  tsllexlbtels  work.  It Is the most  comfortable  barrow to  Vide upon.  Scientific Language.  "No -wonder," said. 11 poet, "(hat no  one cares to read the works nl" Uacckel.  Dnrwiu, Spencer, Huxley and so o������  These men have much to say. hut they  don't know how 10 say it They Ii::������-i*  never taken the lime to learn to write.''  He drew his notehook from liN pocket.  "When Professor Thompson," he resumed, "hit 011 a new variety of ���������-atnode  rays, he announced his discovery in  these terms: 'Of nn oi'tliocniliodlc character, a deflectable fluorescilient excitant: of a paracathodk: character, a  deflexible fluorescilient uoiiexcitiint: of  a dinoathodle character, a iioudeflecta.  hie fluorescilient nonexcltant; of an  Isocalhodic character, a deflectable,  nonfluoresciflent nonexcitaut'���������and so  on for forty or Dfty pages."  It is made in all sizes from 4' fo 10' cut, 16" , 18" and 20"  OlSCS, 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, be  sure fo see fifte Model B at our store. '  "He Certainly Liked Oysters.  A mighty oyster enter figures in tlie  "Physiologie dn Gout" "While I wns  ut Versailles," writes Brillnt-Savarin.  "I frequently met M. Lnperte. who  was very fond of oysters, hut complained he could never get his fill of  them. I resolved to satisfy him for  once and invited liiin (0 dinner. I kept  company up to the third dozen and  then allowed him to go on alone. He  swallowed oysters steadily for more  than nn hour, and I had to stop him  after the thirty-second dozen, just as  he remarked that he was beginning to  enjoy his treat We dined, aud I.aperte  ���������idliiilted himself with the vigor and  'appetite of a man who had long been  fasting."���������London Chronicle.  A Statesman.  At a meeting of a woman suffrage organization in Kansas City, Kan., It was  suggested that the members talk to  their servants and other women workers with a view to forming an estimate  as to the strength of suffrage sentiment  in that particular locality. One member, w-ko has employed the same washerwoman for the last six years, reported  that she put tbe question to this worthy lady.  "Are you in favor of votes for women?" the suffrage woman asked.  "I don't pay attention to politics," the  washerwoman replied. "I leave all that  to my husband."  "Well, how does your husband stand  on woman suffrage?"  "He don't stand at all. He believes  In women staying at home and minding  their own business."  "How many families do you wash  for?"  "Six."  "And what does your husband do.  Mary?"  "He ain't doing anything right now���������  unless he found something this morning."���������Kansas City Times.  IAKK NOTICE that the undersigned  Wm. O'Donnell and Herbert C. Bennett,  heretofore conducting a blacksmith business at Rock Creek, 13. C, under the style  of O'Donnell & Bennett have this day mutually dissolved partnership.  The business will, from this date, be  conducted by Wm, O'Donnell to whom  all accounts against the late firm must be  sent, and who will receive all monies  due the same. Dated 5th April 1913.  WM. O'DONNBL  HERBERT C. BENNETT  '������;���������'������ A* w*  '������������������-���������      '    *.Y.-*'-i   ^ii!.1  ������������������ '-I: ...-^  COUNTY COURT OF YALE.  A SlT'I'lNCf of tlio County Court of Yale will  ���������*"������������������ he holdun at. tlie Court Houso. Greunwoocl.  on 'I UfiHdiiy tlio Glli dny of May, 1!)13, at  eleven o'clock in tlie forenoon.  Hy order,  WALTER DEWDNEY,  '���������eifi.strur C. C. of Y.  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, GRAND  ���������!<  _ v  A Suggestion.  At the dinner table on board an  ocean liner one man was much annoyed by the vulgar manner In which his  next neighbor ate.  He tried to take no notice of the  man, but after watching him pick a  bone in an extremely primitive fashion  he could not control his feelings any  longer, and turning to the offender he  said:  "Don't you really think you would  be more comfortable If you took that  bone out on the mat?"���������Youth's Companion.  u  he  GREENWOOD, B. C.  Ti'te,aGd������bdys JAS. G. MciWYNN, Midway  IWOTTWJD'  jtstststststststststststststststsi  LT'D.  Leaves Mother Lode  9,30  a.  m.  6:30 p. m.  Leaves Greenwood  2:00 p.  m.  8:30 p.  rn.  Saturday last stage leaves  Mother Lode 6 p. tn. Returning,  leaves Greenwood 10 p. ni,  *������ Greenwood Office  %NORDEN   HOTEL  ���������***  j*jxjxstj*ststsistsistststststst:st  me.  "nab rw-fofott'/fo  Jfi. "���������*'���������'������������������  ���������f  mmm  lQNEirYE'������������ALlKINDS-*'-������������i|  Il'������ tho CLEANEST, SIMPLEST, nnd DEST HOME  DYE, one cun l,uy������Why you don't even huvo to  know whnt KIND of Cloth your Goods oro mado  of.���������So Mistakes are Impossible. '  Send for Froo Color Card, Story Uooklet, and  Booklet giving results of Dyeing over other colon.  Tho JOHNSON-RICHAIIDSON CO., Llmltod,  ��������� Montreal, Canada. Y  A Remarkable Fortress. ���������  In the northern part of Madagascar  Is the most remarkable natural fortress  in the world, it Is occupied by 11 wild  tribe who call themselves the people  of the rocks. The fortress is a lofty  nnd precipitous rock of enormous size,  1,000 feet high nnd eight square miles  In area. Its sides are so steep that It  cannot be climbed without artificial  means. Within It Is" hollow, and the  only entrance" is by a subterranean  passage.  A Dry Answer.  William the Conqueror's son Itobert  asked to be invested with the.government of Normandy In his father's lifetime. But to this demand William the  Conqueror replied dryly:  "It is not my custom to take off my  clothes before I am ready to goto bed  All Is Well.  "Your letter came. Glad you bought  a team of horses. Hilda is sick. She  has diphtheria, und she will die, J  think. Clara died this eve. She had  It too. We are quarantined. Five of  Fisher's family have got it. My wife  is sick. She hain't got it. If this thing  gets worse we may have to get a doctor. Them trees are budding good. Ev  erytbing O. K."-Chicago Tribune.  i  ?  2  ^; Dealer in Farms, Ranches |  X Fruit Lands and Dairies, |  #   *?  % ":*  %     Thousands of acres of X  ������ the best fruit and agriculx f.  I tural   lands   in   the  best X  ������ B,   C,   climate   at   very X  X reasonable terms, X  c* .&  {',XK-V������v*v*fr>������>**#������#W������������������>({r^W  Synopsis of Coal Mining Regulations.  ff^OAL mining rights of the Dominion,  N'" 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 year's at an annual rental of  ������]��������� au acre. Not more than 2,560 acres  will be leased to one applicant.  Application for a lease must befmade  by the applicant in person to the Agent  or Sub-Agent of the district iu which the  rights applied for are situated.  In surveyed territory the land must be  described by sections,'or legal sub-divisions of sections, and in unsurveyed  territory the tract applied for shall be  staked out by the applicant himself.  Each application must be accompanied  by a fee of $5 which will be refunded if  the rights applied for are not available,  but not otherwise. A royalty shall be  paid on the merchantable output of the  mine at the rate of five cents per ton.  The person operating the "mine shall  furnish the Agent with sworn returns  accounting for the full quantity of merchantable coal mined and pay tbe 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 Lauds.  W.W. CORY,  Deputy Minister of the Interior.  N.B.���������������������������Unauthorized publication of this  advertisement will not be paid 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,  FHcoEJ-isri-k: b. c.  Tho Newest ,and Largest Hotel in  the City. Everything neat, clean  and comfortable. Steam heat and  electric light. Meals and drinks at  all hours.  chisholm & mmm  Props.  ON PARLE FRANCAIS  NATIONAL HOTEL  GREENWOOD, B. C.  . The  Keallv Best House  in the Boundary. -  Recently Remodelled and  Strictly Up-to-Date.  Restaurant in connection  OWEN   BO YER  PROP  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  E. J. Cartier, Mgr.  SILVER  AND  GOLDEN  Kennedy's Improved Champion Strain  THE LIVING EGG MACHINES  Why George Exploded.  "I never knew that George had such  a frightful temper."  "How did you discover that he hns  one?"  "He took mo to a baseball game, and  when I asked him why they didn't  make the bats square and the diamond  round the language he used was terrible."���������Detroit Free Press.  Eegs and Fowls for Sale  These   Silver   Campiues   are   from   the  Silver King Cock that took the prize at  the Crystal  Palace show and  all   over  England  ROBERT CLARK,  It Had Been Read.  First Jeweler���������1 have had proved tn  me that advertising brings results  Second Jeweler-How? First Jeweler  ���������Yesterday eveuing I advertised for n  watchman, nnd during the night my  shop was ransacked by burglars.-London Opinion.  A Safe Prediction.  "Well, what is your opinion of the  political'outlook now?"  "My opinion of It is that there is  going to be a lot of useless talk before  anybody is elected and that the man  who is chosen will not succeed in satisfying everybody who votes for hlm."-  Chicago Record-Herald.  An Example.  "John, whnt does it menu to 'piny' a  (Ish before landing it?" "You know  how you refused me four times before  you accepted nnd married me? It's  the same thing."���������Houston Post  Don't Be HOODWINKED  WE NEVER CHANGE BRANDS  ARE A 1 QUALITY  Different.  He���������I don't see whnt you're sor*  about I merely said you never told  any one your nge. She���������Yon didn't. Yon  eald I was a woman of untold nge.-  St. Louis Post-Dispatch.  Their Romance.  "Was your love affair romantic?"  "Oh, very! I met Reginald at the  seashore. We both pretended to be  very rich."  "Yes, yes."  "And now It turns out that be collects tlie payments on our piano."���������Mc-  Call's Magazine.  Look not at thieves eating flesh, but  look at them suffering punishment-  Chinese Proverb.  The BRILLIANTES  Arc the Best Clear Havaaasln Canada  Made by Union tabor In the best Hy.  ���������r'eiilc I'nctory In the country.   Cull for  tlium and ^et value for your money lu-  stead ofropo  WILBERG & W0LZ, Prop. B.C. Clear  Factory, New vVcstmlnstcr, B. C.  A Hard Luck Story.  Ted���������So Tom told you the champion  hard luck story?  Ned-Yes. He got a Black Hnnd  letter and was on his way to deposit  the money demanded when he was  held up by bandits in n taxi.���������New  York Times.  "\IOTICE is hereby given that the meetings of the Provincial Labor Com  mission will   be held at thc  following  places:���������  Penticton���������Tuesday, May 6th, 10 a.m.  Hedley���������Wednesday, May 7th, 2 p.m.  Princeton���������Thursday, May Sth, S p.m.  Greenwood���������Saturday,   May   10th,   2  p.m.  Phoenix���������Tuesday, May 13th, 2 p.m.  Grand Forks���������Thursday, Mav 15th, S  p.m.  Other meetings will be announced later.  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.  CITY OF GREENWOOD  His Design.  "Why did you insist on having your  wife Join the Suffragette club?"  "Because." replied Mr. Meekton  grimly, "I want to see that Suffragette club get all the trouble that's  coming to It"���������Washington Star.  <mj������x~;������*.x������x������:-X":"X������:������:������J':������x������:-x������:������  SHOES SHINED  At the Windsor Hotel by  ZACK WATSON  !  Messenger service  ADVERTISE IN IHE LEDGE  '^-;>0<><><K><>0<>0<*K>000<>00<X>0<><><>0  T.   THOMAS  CLOTHES CLEANED  PRESSED AND REPAIRED  TAILOR - GREENWOOD  A-&������ft*.^^^ I ovooooo<kkw>oooo<>o:oo<>oooooo  NOTICE is hereby given that the  first sitting of the Court of Revision on  the Assessment Roll for 1913 will be held  at the Council Chamber, Cilv Hall,  Greenwood, B. C. on the 28th"day of  May, 1913, at xo o'clock a. m.  NOTICE of any complaints must be  given to the Assessor in writing at least  ten days previous to the sitting of the  Court.  Dated at Greenwood, B. C. 011 thc  15th day of April, 1913.  G. B. TAYLOR,  City Clerk.  About Float.  Float is not a periodical.  It is a book containing 86  illustrations all told, and  is filled with sketches and  stories of western life.   It  tells how a gambler cashed  in after the flush days of  Sandon ; how it rained in  New Denver   long   after  Noah was dead ;   how a  parson took a   drink   at  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   the  roamings   of   a  western  editor among the tender-  feet in the cent belt.   It  contains the early history  of Nelson andja romance  of the. Silver King mine.  In   it are   printed three  western poems, and dozens of articles too numerous to mention.    Send for  one before it is too late.  The   price   is   25   cents,  postpaid to any part of tho  world.    Address  all   letters to  R. T. Lowery  GREENWOOD, B. C.  GRAND CENTRAL   HOTBIj   Opposite Postoffice, NELSON, B.C.  American and European Plans.  ' H. H. PITTS, Prop.  CENTRAL HOTEL  PHOENIX.  One of the largest hotels iu  the city.   Beautiful location,  fine rooms and tasty meals.  A. 0. JOHNSON  PROP.  Greenwood & Midway  AUTO STAGE  Leaves Greenwood for Spokane  at S:20 a.m., & for Oroville at 3:10  p. m. Leave orders at Terhune's  Cigar Store.       Charles Russell.  LOWERY'S CLAIM  During the 37 months that Lowery's  Claim was on earth it did business all  over the world. It was the most  unique, independent and fearless journal ever produced in Canada. Political  and theological enemies pursued it with  the venom of a rattlesnake until the  government shut it out of the mails,  and its editor ceasad to publish it,  pa/tiy on account of a lazy liver and  partly because it takes a pile of money  to run a paper that iB outlawed, a hen-  are still 20 different editions of this condemned journal in print. Send 10cents  and get ono or $2 and get the bunch.  *  R.T. LOWERY,  Greenwood, B. 0.  T UN I N G  Mr. Charles E. King will visit  Greenwood at an early date. 'Leave  orders for guaranteed pianoforte  tuning at White's Drug Store.  E  ^^^^^^^S������^������4^^������^-^������i^^������  LIQUOR  ACT,  1910  (Section 35)  N'OTICK Ih hereby -rlvcu thai, on tlie 15th  ri.'t.v of May next, application will be made to  tlie Superintendent of Provincial Police fur tlie  Ifrmit nf a licence for tlie Hale of liquor liv ro-  liill In and upon thu premises Itiiuwn as'Tlie  C.irml Hotel, n'tuate nt Carmi, II, C��������� upon the  liinilM (Ic-icrllieil aH LotH A ami II, Plan 109,  Town of Carmi.  Dated thin *rd day April, l'H3.  MICIIAKL FI'RKOUX  J MAN C. I-'RRI'OUX  Applicants i  SMOKE   Mountaineer and Kootenay Standard Cigars.    Mado by  J. C. THELIN & Co., NELSON.  Plumber  and  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,  $1.50. Prices for other, metals: Coal,  Cement, Fireclay analyses on application. The largest custom assay office in  British Columbia.  Tinner  I am "prepared "to expedite all orders for  plumbing and tinsmitlv  ing in city or country,  GEORGE CLERF. '^m^^^c^t^^^^  te&2&  THE  LEDGE,   GREENWOOD,' BRITISH   COLUMBIA.  mm  PROG R A M  By W. C PARKER  ���������jagwa^m^^  OWNERS   AND   AGENTS  TUESDAY, MAY 6th,  1913  CAST  OF  CHARACTERS  Capt. Obadiah Skinner Retired Sea Captain Mr. *R. R. Redpath  Lieut. GeorL'e Richmond His Nephew :....Mr. I\ W. McLaine  Ferdinand f.'Khtlicatl A Friend Mr. C. B. Winter  Richard Uain'ilton    A Country Gentleman Mr. R. N. Coring  Xeilie Huntingdon. A Friend  Miss Shaw  Nellie Richmond George's Wife Mrs. L. H. Johnston  Cornelia (N'ellie) Skinner   Obadiah's Sister    Mrs. II. C. Cummins  Nellie Mcinlvre  A Servant Miss Mansfield  Mrs. Oliver Accompanist  Mrs. Oliver and Mr. McCurrach have kindly consented to sing between the Acts  Time���������The Present  l'lacc���������Mouse and grounds of Capt. Obadiah Skinner otherwise known as the Oak  Farm, Westchester, and adjoining the Slate Insane Asylum.  SYNOPSIS  Act i. The Arrival of George and his Bride.���������The Dilemma.���������A friend in  need ���������The plot against the Captain, and its disastrous effect.���������The old maid and  her secret.���������t-'erdv iu search of a wife.���������George's jealousy.���������The sudden arrival of  a most undesirable party���������George's quick wit prevents discovery.  Act 2. The plot thickens.���������Cornelia in search of her Romeo.���������Nell gets a  letter which adds to the mystery.���������The downfall of l'erdy.���������Richard tries the  soothing system on a lunatic���������George has a scheme connected with a fire m the  fnruace'tmd some pitch tar.���������Richard runs amuck amid general confusion.  Act -* The Captain arms himself with a butcher knife and plans revenge.  ���������Richard'attempts to escape.���������Nellie hoplessly insane.���������The comedy duel.���������  Romeo at last.���������"Only one Nellie in the world."��������� The unravelling of a sketu of  uivsti-rv and the finish of au exciting day to find it was All A "Mistake."  List your farms with us.    We can sell your properties, if right.    Send particulars quickly.  WESTESN PROVINCES CO-OPERATIVE REALTY COMPANY, LTD.  McCULLOCH BLOCK NELSON, R C   ��������� . P. O, DRAWER 1107  MaWBBBmtBtaB3i31li?^^  smm  oooooooooooooooooooooooooo  I    BOUNDARY MINES    f  Q 0  OOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOO  Lust week tlio Rawhide shipped  ������������������"'.'������������������i:; tons of ore.  La,st week the Granby mine  ���������������������������hipped 20,002 tons of ore.  L-i-it week the Granby smelter  tri'iitol 2-L,44f*5 tons of ore.  Last week the Mother Lode  mine .shipped 0,S07 tons of ore.  Last week the Greenwood  smelter treated 13.70*1 tons of ore.  Last week tho Napoleon mine  shipped 971 tons of ore.  Last week tbe Queen Victoria  mine shipped 450 tons of ore.  oooooooooooooooooooooooooo  f   B. C. MINING NEWS   \  OOOCKKK>0000000000000000000  "I wouldn't give it for any claim  on the hill," said "Billy" Leach  to The Prospector, discussing the  Pioneer mine. Mr. Leach has for  some time been working **con-  tracf-" at the mine, and is enthusiastic regarding the showing  which id being made.  One tunnel has been driven 312  feet, and a second is in the rock a  distance of 300 feet. Twelve feet  of ore is in sight, according to  Mr. Leach, all of it containing  high values in gold.  Similar success is being experienced on the workings at the  Coronation group. At the Countess a two and a half foot lead has  been struck in very rich oro. The  Littlo Joe is .working at the present on an eighteen inch to two-foot  lead, upon ore in which gold can  be seen all through.  Water has been turned on the  recently acquired Blackbird, and  this promising claim is boing  ground sluiced in an effort to pick  np the lead there.  Under the direction of Superintendent Copp work is being steadily pushed on the claims in the  group, and big developments are  expected this year. With plenty  of capital behind tho venture, and  with full confidence of operators on  the mining exchanges, Coronation  should this year do much toward  advertising the rich gold wealth of  Bridge river.���������Lillooet Prospector.  America  and   perhaps    the   most  dangerous.  Although known for many years  in a causal way as a place where  death lurked under the shadow of  the Funeral range, it was nol, until  recently that people began seriously  to think of its mineral possibilities.  Many prospectors had struck into  it as far as they were able, and  some loft their bones thero to  bleach, but modes of travel were  too precarious to permit of more  than a casual invasion.  With the coming of tho railroad  all this will be changed, and the  hardy capitalist pioneers may reap  rich rewards for their venture. It  is believed the valley contains unlimited wealth, but this is to be  proven.���������Los Angeles Mining Review.  ELL  See our splendid range of Dress  Ginghams and  English Prints.  A great variety of patterns to  choose from  REENWOOD,  B. C.  Whip the Turks  With all his reputation as a  fighting man, which has been  maintained for centuries, the, Turk  is proving a pitifully weak opponent  before tho advancing Bulgar  GRAND   FORKS   GARAGE  QRAND     FORKS,     B.  C.  is now open for business and is in charge of an Expert  Mechanic.    All  repait'R  and  adjustments quickly  attended to.    Complete Ifne of  AUTOMOBILE   ACCESSORIES  carried in stock.    Best grade of Gasoline, Lubricating  Oils,   nnd  Greases  always  on  hand.    Sole agents for  Republic Tires.    Tires pumped up free of charge.  Upon which is written "Send me your  Illustrated Catalogue.".'  Will place you in communication with Ca-cv  ada's greatest Jewelry firm, .With the modern  methods of rapid transportation, and the possi*-  bilities of almost instantaneous communication  which the telephone and telegraph has given us  it is unnecessary to worry over exorbitant  prices or vex yourself with meagre assortments  of antiquated goods. We are manufacturers  and importers, All our goods are guaranteed,  We sell to you direct, We ship all goods at  our risk prepaid, and refund money when  goods are not satisfactory to the purchaser,  Our Catalogue is a great help to  Wedding   Gift  Buyers.     Write for one Today.  HENRY BIRKS & SONS, LIMITED  JEWELERS AND SILVERSMITHS  Geo. E, Trorey, Man. Dir, VANCOUVER, B, C,  GRAND    FORKS    GARAGE  Death Valley Railroad  Death Valley is to be a mysterious hell-hole no longer, for Los  Angeles capitalists have made  arrangements to construct a railroad through it believing that its  desert depths contain valuable  mineral products which will more  than pay for the cost of building  the road and keeping it clear of  sand and well-ballasted.  With the coming of the railroad  and the possible laying of a water  main between the rails, or at least  the establishment of a water service by carloads, the valley may  become a veritable wonderland.  Now it is the most weird spot in  6REHM  You will find it a great satisfaction to do  More Home Baking  You will make biscuit, cake and pastry  clean, fresh and tasty���������better every way  than the ready made foods.  Dr. Price's Baking Powder is specially  devised for home use, and makes home  baking easy and a delight. It will protect you from the dread alum baking  powders, which are too frequently found  in the ready made articles, and insure  yon food of the highest healthfulness.  ians. The manner in which the  soldiers of this little nation have  driven those so often described as  "the best fighters in tho world"  has been one of the marvels of  military history. How do they do  it?.  A war correspondent. Frederick  Palmer, has given tho secret. The  correspondents are not allowed at  the front, so they must needs get  their information from whatever  source comes handy, and one of  their chief reliances is the wounded  who come back from the front.  Palmer asked a number of these  bow it was the Bulgars so uniformly won, and their reply was ''Na?"  which means "Fix bayonets!"  This has become a national battle  cry.  The story bears out others that  have come to tho press from Balkan battle fields. These have told  of terrific bayonet charges by the  Bulgarians, before which the  Turks havo broken and fled.  Others have added that the Bulgar  is a master of the bayonet.  Through this he does almost as  much execution as with his  machine guns.  A bullet is invisible. But a  bristling lino of steel in the hands  of stalwart and chargiug nien is  very much in evidence. If anything will strike terror into a foe  it is this. |  The bluff of the terrible Turk  has been called. His fighting  valor oozed at the "Na!" of tho  Bulgars.  It is many years ago since D. J. Robertson had  to leave Sandon. Since then he has spent his time  in Nelson, selling furniture and other truck, at such  low prices, that half the time he cannot pay the  freight, or keep the sheriff from pulling the blue  papers on him. Nobody knows how he keeps in the  ring, but Dave always comes up smiling, even when  he is selling coffins, or making a righteous roar  about graft.  WE HAVE A CAR OF  PURITY FLOUR  ON THE WAY WHICH SHOULD BE  HERE IN A FEW DAYS  Let us have your first month orders,  we can fill them in anything you  require  Best New Zealand Butter, 40 cts. lb  Pork & Beans, 10c  Soups, 3 for 50c  Lunch Tongue, 30c  L.L. Matthews S������ Co  WANTED LOAN OF $2,000,00  At Reasonable Interest, on 240 acre farm.   Worth  double to stock the same with milclvcows,  For particulars address���������Rancher, care of this paper,  The Smallest Country  Tho newest of all European  countries is far and away tho  tiniest. Its namo is Mount Athos,  and it only came into existence a  week or two ago, when the ambassadors of tho powers decided that,  however olso tho Balkan question  is settled, Mount Athps is to be an  independent holy republic.  It is a mountain twice as high  as Ben Nevis, near Salonika, and  is certainly unique among the  countries of Europe in fact that no  woman has set foot in it for fivo  ceuturies, When, some years ago,  the Queen of Ronmania announced  her intention of visiting it, the  rulees of the holy mountain threatened to commit suicide if she persisted.  The new republic, which has a  littlo sea coast of its own, holds  another record. It is the only  state in Europe whoso national income is obtained solely by selling  eruscifixes, rosaries, amulets and  similar holy objects. As Mount  Athos contains twenty-one monasteries, the export is quito a large  one.  Tho least known of tho other  pocket countries of Europe is San  Marino, iu the heart of Italy. It  also is [a mountain, surrounded on  three sides by perpendicular cliffs.  It possesses nearly 100 castles with  an army of about one man to each  castle. Tho last time San Marino  was at war was when one general  and twenty-throe men solemnly  marched out to assist Napoleon,  who received them with full military honors.  A   little principality in Austria,  Liechtenstein, baa nominally been  at war with  Prussia   ever    since  18SG.    At any rate,    poacio  has  never been made.  "FAGGED-OUT" WOMEN  Will Find a Helpful Suggestion  In This Letter.  Overworked, run-down, "fagged  out" women who feel as though they  could hardly drag about, should profit  by Miss Richter's experience. Sho  says: "Last winter I was completely  run down and felt fagged out all tho  time, was nervous and had indigestion.  "One of my friends advised me to  take Vinol, and it has done mo great  good. The tired, worn-out feeling is  .all gone, and I am strong, vigorous  and well. The stomach trouble soon  disappeared and now I eat heartily  and havo perfect digestion. I wish  every tired, weak, nervous woman  could have Vinol, for I never spent  any money in my life that did me so  much good as that I spent for Vinol."  Marie Richter, Detroit, Mich.  Thousands of women and men  who wero formerly weak and sickly  ���������owe their present rugged health to  the wonderful strength-creating effects  of Vinol. We guarantee Vinol to build  :you up and make you strong. If  .it does not, we give back your money.  J. Iv. White*, Druggist, Greenwood, B. C.  IN GRAND FORKS  I deal iii Second-hand  goods and have the  largest sign in B. C.  I buy or sell anything from a needle  to a carload.  ED. PECKHAM  ���������Mmninminmminimmnmimmmmniminmimmtjm'kj  I SPRING  Men, who have  outgrown their  youthful waistlines,  who have become  "solid citizens" in  weight, as well as in  importance,  should depend on  the Fit-Reform  tailors and have their  Spring Suits and  Overcoats made to  their individual  order. Perfect fit  guaranteed.    755  REFORMf  Hi. AVtJt  W. 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