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 *,  V  NEW   GOODS.  We have-just received a very fine lino of  Gold  Keck  ' Chains, Bracelets,  Brooches, mid Pendents nt reasonable prices.    Cull and ."-co them.  A. LOGAN 8c CO.     '     '  -ad  for  ���������   isr������*^| "tw  r**y t-y-"- if.-1  sAltejtiUM  -���������vA;1/''-^-- !V:;t-;-^-''--^':'^f^W-fe:fi#ftf3  -Lntfg^  j_  Dusty   Roads   Mean, Dusty/������;lothe������\ ,';;*=>.  IJrui.i. your clothes-wit.l one of our 25c;.'wliisles ok 85c. Brushes     " '1. ' v' ^.'.' '���������'".  WHITE  BROS. Y^    fy,?  DRUGGISTS.  Vol XIY.  GREENWOOD, B. 0.,,-THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 7,1907.  /rtSStEBmSS������!  /OW4'S -/>������//)/  ///IMS ,4 A������ ������4COiV  f3~E  He Are Sole  Agents fot  i*v.\< ������\l~"i-'> '.���������",/ i������v'y.' 5  These \Cele=  h'rated Goods  Rnssell-Law-Canlfleld Co��������� [Ltd  Hardware, Groceries, Clothing and Gents' Furnishings.  Frederic W. McLaine;  Mining and Real' Estate Broker.  Estates Managed aad Loans Made.-  Local'and District Agent Canadian  Pacific kail way. Stocks ' and  Shares a Specialty. Grccjiwood/B.G  at__*v__r-.=     *u \,  # ' ' O  ' Phoenix1 Green wood  STAGE    .'   -.  I .caves Phoenix nt 9:30 a. m. and Grcen-  nl 3 p. 111. Passenger, ox pre is and freight  traffic between Ihe two cities handled  with rare, attention and rapidity.   '  n. L. McHLROY, ruor.  i nomas   a nomas  Merchant Tailor  Agent Rex Tailoring Co.    Glean-  I   ing and Repairing a specialty.  Copper Street ~ -  -  Greenwood  Dr. Mathison, Dentist-, opposite  the postofiice.        ���������*''  R. P. Williams of Ro&f-laiid was  a visitor iu the city thin week.  Mrs. Ii. C. G.J While will be at  home on the third (Friday of each  month. X  local clergymen will also give short  addres-'os. Admission free. A  collection will he taken .up in aid  of the building, fund of the tuberculosis sanitarium which will he  built by the provincial association  at Kamloopa.  Dr. Foster left Tuesday for ,the  east to take a post graduate course  in N'ew York. The doctor has  been nn, almost continuous -resident of the Boundary for nine  years,   coming   here   first   in the  -Harold Kelson ,in the Audilo-! HPrin������ of 'yS to tak(i charge (������r *'*1G  ritun tonight in ".The Egyptian of I hospital during the absence of Dr.  Pompeii."     '     -   [ ] Jakes.    Tie "was afterwards com  pany surgeon   during construction  PAID UP UAPITAl., 910,000,000. KKSr.KVJS vysu, 95,006,000. -  B. E. WALKER, President. '    ALEX. LAIRD, General Manager.  'II. IT.  MORRIS, Supt. Paciiic Coast Branches:  Brandies Throughout .Canada, and in the United' States  . -    ���������       and England.  A General Banking Business Transacted.    Accounts may be"opened by  mail with all branches' of this Bank. '   ..  Savings Bank Department."  . Deposits of ������1 and upwards received, and interest allowed at current  rates. The depositor is subject lo no delay.whatever in the withdrawal of the whole of any portion of the deposit.        _. "  J. T. BEATTIE, Manager Greenwood- Branch.  THE SHOES  Arriving in and leaving  Greenwood have hoad-  " quarters at       - >  hen iter's  ANK-GE  v  Q  ^J     ���������    fill        /I       -  One ofthe oldest banks doing business iu tho country,     ���������  56 Branches in Canada and United States  Piompt attention given to collections.  Savixos   DKi'AiiT.MENT-r^-Deposit's of $1.00 and'upwards received.  Interest paid half-yearly:'- ���������*���������-_'  Drafts bought and sold and a general banking business transa-Jtcd:--  _H. F. STOW, MANAGER  QREENWOOD BR*.?\CH.:  gar  Pipes, Cigars, Cigarettes.and  Tobaccos  to- suit your  ,   tastes, your fancy or'  your pocket.  J. A. GHEMIER - ��������� PROPB  - Next door north 01 l'acific hotel,  Copper street. Greenwood.  /-H-;+y-a-+'r-F-f:r'+i  _L^.J.U.j.tu-r���������i~r-'4-4-'  &&Vter*+J-ti������+ji-'������.tt������������������:te*-������r;  E!���������|J  BANK   OF   MONTREAL  ESTADLISH-D  1817.  PAID   UP   CAPITAL, $14,000,000.        "REST,  511,000,000  [3  UNDIVIDED PROFITS, S422.6S9.9B  Uenurai Bnnkint; ]>iisiiicss!Tr;iiisncte<t.   limits issued on nil point:., mifl Cyllec    tpir  'lions mnile nt lowest mtcs  SAVINGS BANK DfPARTfViENT   1   W. F. PROCTOR,  INTEREST ALLOWED AT CURRENT HATES    /MANAGER GR������"NWOOD  BRANCH   fj^jj  u  "Means Good Health.  Healthful plumbing at reasonable prices is our business. ''Standard Fixtures" make your bathroom"  healthy, sanitary and modern. A  full.line of heating stoves at cost.  _������i>  II  l'lifino jl-38.  Opposite XokIcii irhtel,  '-F+4-_4:.+"+r^r-fS:F-f'-Ff^^^,+'fR7  '������2SS21Si^SSSiS2^^SSS^SSS^^^^ni^^m^::^S3^ 1  Our range- for this season comprises a larger anil butter assortment than ever.   We are. showhur all the latest designs  and coloringa in  BEOADOLOrniS,  VENETIANS,  PANAMAS,  T0PL1NS, QI'EEN CLOTHS  SATIN CLOTHS,     VOUjES,'  SERGES, EOLIENNES  Wc shall be pleased to have you call and inspect our stock,  as our styles and prices will hear the strictest compa.i'ison.  Dry Goods.     RENDELL   &   CO.    Millinery.  otel - Xadysi  The best-appointed working-man's  hotel in tho city. The finest of  liars, stocked with the best Wines,  Liquors and Cigars. Lighted with  Electricity. Hot and cold baths.  Kates: Board and liootn, $1 a day  0LA LOFSTAD  -a*���������-*, * ������������������������������ wKii Owjfc-t ~~������~r*a w~a  1'ROPRTETOi  COPPER ST. GREENWOOD  None but the best brands  of liquors and cigars.  Mornino- bracers and  and eA'ening hyballs always within easy reach  ofthe 'barkeep."  Jas. Sehewi.e, Ptijieiinlendent of  the Sudbury mind, returned from  Spokane this week.'    '  We have just received a car of  choice! winter apples. Russell-  Law- Caullield Co.  Miss lfceuor and i\fi<-s MePheo  "of Wuvfirluy, N. S-, are visiting  ^frs. E. A'a'nilorgritl-.  ^^r���������8. J. L Feeney picked a basket of wild strawberries near the  (Jresoenl. mine last week.  Miss Mabee of Hampton, N. B.(  arrived in the city this week on a  visit to her 'sister, Mrs. Percy  Hallett.  13. A. Isacs of Nelson is in the  city on business connected with the  Greenwood branch of Ihe Nelson  iron Works.  Hi*. W. E. Spankio arrived Tuesday from New York and will be-  conio'a partner with his uncle, Dr.  J. E. Spankio     -      "   '_  Miss Feeney of St. Stephen,"N.  B., is visiting her, brother, J. I.  Feeney, superintendent of the  Crescent mine.  A marriage license wa" issued  at- the governments office- on the  2nd inst. to Arthur Miller and  Eose L. Clark- of .Boundary Falls.  Tlie city lost a .valuable horse  Sunday morning���������one of the lire  horses. The animal was valued at  8300. Stomach trouble was the  cause of death.  Duncan Murray .and N. S. Bailey leave tomorrow for Nova Scotia  to spend the winter. The Ledge  wishes .them an enjoyable time and  all kinds of fish. ,  ~_Ii-_K.-Hedlcy ol'* the Dominion  mines department,. is in the city,'  Before accepting- .. his   present  position'Mr. ifedley was manager  ofthe Hall Mine3 smelter at  Nelson.  A. D. Broomfield will hold a  turkey shoot at the AVestbridge  hotel Saturday, the, IGth inst, and  a rallle in the evening. Over one  hundred prime turkeys will be  offered for competion to the crack-  shots of the district.  of the Columbia and ' "Western  railway. Since that time he has  been practising in Croenwood and  leaves many very warm friends  hero who will wish him prosperity  wherever he goes, hut hope to pee  him return and resume practice in  the district.  " We A re King, with  David B.  G-ulley  and  a clever company of  New   York   players,   will   appear  in  the  Auditorium  Tuesday,   the  12th inst.,  under  the directian of  Mr. 0.   P.   Walker of, Winnipeg.  Tho following  from  the Brandon  Sun   is  but a sample of  tho enthusiastic  endorsement of tho Canadian press :   David B. Gaily, in  his   picturesque-  romance,    "We  Are King," wiis greeted   with capacity business at the opera house  on Monday evening.   Tlie pfar and  his play were strangers to Brandon  theatre-goers,  but  they  came under the direction  of C. V. Walker,  which was a sufficient guarantee to  the   public   that    the 'production  merited   good   patronage..    "We  Are  King" made a decided hit���������  the greatest hit of several seasons.  It's seldom," indeed,  Brandon citizens have had  an'opportunity  of  seeing as finished an artist as David  B.   Gaily.     His   play   is   bright,  smnrfc and intensely interesting���������  jusfc'tho  bill   that the  theatre devotee enjoys and   the general public finds really entertaining. There  .was the same  refreshing  snap to  the    presentation    of   "We   are  King"'  that   characterizes all  the  Walker productions.    There was  everywhere evidence of that attention   to   detail  which  gives to  a  piece, the. swing of a finished production", the artistic air that success demands.  & ��������� ��������� %  a e-s?/__������������s_$3������_<&s&9g_s333ffi������s������a  There has been very little change  in the mining and smelting situation in the past week. The Ii. 0.  smelter continues to turn out  matte and blister, notwithstanding  the repeated rumors of a shut  down in the past, two weeks, 'and  some of the pessimists are no  doubt disappointed that the company has failed them in their hour  of greatest need. A number of  men have been laid off at the  Mother Lode mine, .but the company is buying ore from some of  the. mines at Phoenix for their  smelter here. Ii>ii11 may be staring the. people of Greenwood in the  face, but it i.s not yet visible to the  naked eye.    In Phoenix  the  busi-  Dolpliin Resumes.  After a shut-down of about six'  weeks;   operations   are' again'in <  progress on ��������� tho   Dolphin  group,  situated   about   midway - between  Keremeos and  Olalla.    This pro,-.'  perty has now been under bond,for ,;  almost a' year,   and   during. '.this '  time,   with the   exception   of. tho  last   six   weeks,   work -lias .'been  carried on continuously  to, prove  the ore body, and with satisfactory  results.     Two   substantial    payments    it    is    understood    have  already  been  made on   the' property,   and   considerable, ore  has  been taken out awaiting shipment.  '  It was believed that fhu  financial,  stringency now being felt  in  most  American centers  was responsible  for   the .recent   temporary   shutdown, and to tho same cause may '  now   bo   due   the   re-opeuing   of  work, for the Dolphin  ore  carries  ness men do not appear to be considerable of irs values in gold,  deeply concerned over the situ- and just at present it seems' easier  ation and look for a  full   force  to! to go to  the ore  bodies  for  gold  be employed in the mines of that  camp in the course of a few weeks.  In the meantime, as in Greenwood, no one is starving. Very  little work of any. kind is'being  done by the Dominion Copper  Company in their mines, and the  smelter is still closed. It is said  that the clou*, down of'the Boundary Falls smelter was not altogether due ro the low price of cop  per, hut that since the cave-in at  the Brooklyn mine- and the consequent shortage of ore from that  property, the average of matte  was much lower. If this be true  it is not likely that the smelter  will bn blown in again until the  Brooklyn is in a position' to resume its former tomnigc. With  copper at 1-i cents and steadily  rising there is no reason why cou  ditions should not become better.  Although opinions on the streets  have been frequently expressed  that the G ran by and B. C.  smelters' would be ' compelled to  close down with copper at 11 ^and  J_ cents, they are still running.  Both companies started out ten  years ago to make a profit on 11  cent copper, and evidently their  engineers estimated correctly.  .. A car.shipment of Chick en feed,  chopped oats, wheat, bran, short3,  etc..    Eussell-Law-Caulfield Co.  &eats,  always in stock.  Okanagan Apples at $8.00 per  Sox.  Gefi39ffl������coo{Vs3^<'*ss800M2r'&s������acoooe<t-s������.5-.  I Headquarters for  0  i  Furniture,  Carpets,  Linoleums,  Upholstery,  Heckling-,  Window Grlass  ���������8'  T.M. Galley<������6a,pic  n aa*^  ���������.tin o L'Yain'mn'. g  .13  ?  S       ���������      . .  Greenwood's Big Furniture.Store. ������  ������i^c������3ase������^33������<}oeGa���������^3s-3^  K^G3EE_5EB52S32^^  A hoiuso furnished  with  tho br'nt,^uiOHt artistic,  useful and in all that goes to  inako iv homo comfortable and plensiiig to the eyeat reasonablo priecu,  jj drop a line to D.W-' Uobertson & Co. at Nelson, it,  0.    G'o'.ids guaranteed the lii.'st for the price.  Greenwood.  This roomy and commodious  hotel is in tho heart of the  city, and has ample accommodation for a large number of  guests. The bar contains a  varied assortment of tonics,  ranging from domestic beer to  foreign wines. Tho cigars are  uiisurpa.s-stHl in tho Boundary.  Sehterad :������.HRoy'.- ������������������ .'Proprietors  n  ���������lingular monthly meetings of  ���������/V  \-r Green wood Judge No. '27, A. F  & A. M., nro hold "on the first  Tlmrarlay'lri eiu'ii month in Fraternity ."hall, Wood block, Government  street. -Groenwtiml. Visiting* brethren  lire cordially invited to attorid.  10. '(i.'WAICIlKZN', W. f.1.  .IAS, s. nlit-.Nii:, .Soiii-i-tm-y,  W. F. I  Given wood Mineni'  I'tiiou, No. 2-2, W".  I-' Jl., meets every  Satitnlay c.vi'.niiijr in Union Null, Cop-  pet* street, GiTcnv/noil. at 7,-;W.  Also in hull ,-tt   Mother Lode mine  Thursday o.vviiinirs nt 7 :!!0.  Rev. Father Ferrous and V.  Voger, of Edmonton, who have an  option on the holdings of Jas. C.  Dale at Carmi, arrived in the city  Monday and left for the West Fork  Tuesday, where they will meet  ill*. Dale and probably complete  the deal.  J. II. Methot, formerly in the  customs office here, but now a  resident of Ottawa, is in the city  renewing old acquaintances. Mr.  Methot is now in the statistical  department at Ottawa and has  received rapid promotion since  leaving Greenwood.  Captain Ellison, Iv. C. A., of  Victoria, and D. S. A. of military  district Jfo. 11, arrived in the city  Tuesday to inspect the rifles of the  Creenwood Kille Association. He  promised Captain McMynn that  next year lions rifles would be  furnished this association.  Jas. C. Dale left on Saturday'y  Stage for Carmi, to be gone a  couple of week**., lie will ship the  Garnii postolliec back to Ottawa.  A post nllicc is not a convenience  on the "Wot Fork, ft takes nine  days for a letter to reach West  Fork points b\ mail, while the  stage makes the trip in two days.  Ii. I). McAllister, liii wife and  mother left Tuo.-day for Vancouver. For the past two years Mr.  McAllister has had charge of tlie  dry goods depart ur.-nt of the  Hunter-Kendrick gtore, but owing  to the illness of Mrs. McAllister  was compelled to remove to the  coast. George Runciinan of Vancouver takes  the  vacant position.  Monday evening ��������� G. \V. A Hen  mid Miss "Edith Henderson were  married in Greenwood by the Kev.  M. D. McKce, Presbyterian minister. The groom is)a well known  conductor on the C. P. 11. and the  bride one of Greenwood's most  popular young ladies, L. L.  Boomer acted as best man and  Miss Gill of Phoenix was bride's  maid. After the ceremony a lunch  wus partaken of at the Pacific.  Tho young couple left on Tuesday's  Tho Kootenay P>elle is the name  of a*, cigar that can be found in  nearly every town between the  blue Pacific and the wheat country.  School Report for October.  DIVISION   I���������J    T/. WATSON.  Pupils actually attendius* 22.  Average daily attendance 18.50  Percentage ol' regularity 81 O'J  Pupils present every session :  "Willie Bryant, Irene Crawford.  Frederick Jaynes, Marjorie Mc-  Arthur, Frances Powe.  DIVISION II���������II.  C   MOl'l'ATT.  Ptinils actually attending 35  Averatro daily attendance, SO 13 |  Percentage of regularity Sfi.22  Pupils present every session :  Ernest Anderson, Henry Anderson, Jean Crawford. George Eales,  Mildred Hancock, Esther Lawson,  Alice Mason, Katie Mathieson.  liilcen Oliver, Hazel Redpath.  Edith West, Mary Semerad, 0. M.  Martin.  DIVISION   III���������(.'.  M, MARTIN.  Pupils actually attending  81  Ave-rniro daily atteiuhricis 30.(30  Pei'eentajre p"f regularity !)V2>  Ernest Archibald, Leo I'.irnett,  Jean Coles, Fdwaid Crowley,  Arthur Eales, Anna Maeke.iz"e,  Roy May. Dmirild ^lcAHister.  Daniel Mclvee, Mabel McDonald,  Grace Itedpath. Vera Redpath,  Weneol Setnerad, Dick Taylor,  Tom Taylor, Jack Wiluoti, Jessie  Davidson.  Development work will shortly  be started on the Gobbleson Fraction, about eight miles up Boundary creek. The claim was located  some years ago by Jas. IT. Smith  and considerable surface prospecting litis since been done on it. A j  lo-foot shaft has been sunk on the  ore body. Tho ore is free milling  and similar to that of Long Lake  camp. Three men will be employed.  Dan Gilhoolev and S-indy Mac-  Swat were in Midway Tuesday on  their way to the coast. They  have 'been working for the pa-t  four months on the Mammoth  claim, situate about ten miles east  of Tiipple Lake camp. They claim  to have a -t-foor, \ein of galena  averaging over 8100 in -silver to  the ton. A -J0-foot shaft has been  auilk this season.  On the Strathmoro the vein was  crosscut this week. The cro-^cut  was run from the loU-Ievel and  encountered the vein at a distance  t'ince of ^UO  feet from the shaft.  than to the. banks.  ^ Mr.   Stevenson,   who- has   had .  charge of   all  development -work  undertho bond,   returned   to. tho  property   last   week   and - started '  work.  A tramway is to be put in,   the,  route of which has nor. been stated, "  but presumably it will be along Uio  mountain side towards  tbe. V. V.  &    E.   station    at ,  Keremeos.���������  Hedley Gazette.  When you want a monument or '  headstone, write to tlie Kootenay '  Marble Works, Kelson, 15. C.       "*  ���������KIDDIE GOES TO NORTHPORT.  The appointment  is  announced  of Thomas Kiddie, to  the management of the Northport smelter, in  ���������succession to   Albert I.   Goodell, -  who has resigned to return %'���������> Colorado.  Mr.   Kiddie   is   a    well-known  metallurgist.      He   designed   and  erected the Tyee Copper company's  smelter at Ladysmitb, and successfully operated it until he resigned  to accept- the management of the  Britannia     Smelting    company's  works at  Crofton.    L'lit year 'he '  was   appointed    manager   of   the..  Alaska Smelting and Refining company's smelter at  Hadley,  pouth-,  west Alaska.    Just about, the time  this company's affairs  became involved financially  and  a receiver  was appointed, the ofier of charge   ,"  of the Northport works was made  to Mr. Kiddie aud  he accepted it.  He will  relieve Mr.   Goodell December 1, and before that time will ���������  probably visit the smelters of the  Boundary district.  "We Are King."  Mr*. C. P. Walker will present  Mr. David B. Gaily and an exceptionally clever company in the delightfully romantic drama, '' We  Are King." at the Auditorium,  Greenwood, for one night, Tuesday, Nov. VI. This clever play  has been meeting with the greatest  .���������success throughout Western 0 ma-  da,   and  is providing one  of the  most   popular  offeiings.  of    Mr.    Walker's  Grows i>lore Sober.  For up-to-date writing material.  This gives a vertical' depth of :U).J \, lor "I���������?1 >'eara P��������� t l0re ,,a"  feet on the ore body. The ore i, a, ', *etl '"J s crf-v ^���������crei^e iu tne cp.au-  rfeh as tn.it heretofore .hipped ! ' V[ * ^������}?. ,U1U0,IV con,um������l  r.om the mine. Seuen mon aW ���������"].('���������&t f!fcilln an* 'f^' ^"  cmnloved >S-     e.  souls   ft,rvp"tly   ll0I'^   t]l������  1    * --    .-- I time ir, coming when   blowing and  J. F. RiclnmNou and J. W. ! distilling v.ill have reached tho  Blackhiirst of Spokane are in tiu ' vanishing point. The mo-*t en-  city. Both are interested iu tire ; ���������'ouragiug feature of the situation  Fremont, ono of Greenwood's- high ! i- that the decline in th������ eoasump-  gnvilo properties, and expiv.-ied ! tion of alcoholic liquors ii h b -en  themselves as well ple:wd with ths I taken to indicate thai" Mie decline  development done. Sinking i> be- ; proceeds from no transient canoe,  ing done on the otr b >dy. j '"it i> the result of cln* gradual      -                         'awakening   of   tho   c-copU:   Lo   I n*  Preparations are being made by evil and folly of .-vlii-hly v..--'.. j  Andy Hamilton ami paitncis to their means on slavis-it' app.-iitc,'  work    the   Itoarin'   Gimlet   group! and fiirni-hing  iii judging but nV  -itu- ,tlwa;.h   ill-ineaniiig  persons   with  <'it;itt   opportunity   for   the exercise of all  tlii.i winter.    Tin' claims ,iu.  i ated ou 1 leaver (-reek  about  the right goods at'right prices, see; miu>, ill);no   h,,lvv|.fil,]|.     Hove or  Moh.li' Biw.. Ltd. ��������� fmu, jmj^npntj, jm(, aliei.dy been  The Columbia cigar is made from ! ''"V"' th"  V���������\������'<*���������������   ������ '������'���������" ^''^  choice tobacco, and smokers should ��������� ^t'lhli't'l,"T ������������-s������1k  look for it when in search of some  it. A. MATimiSON, Set-fetai^ lraill lo ^p,.,,.!  the  honeymoon at  ���������MlMW *������*������������*���������-*��������������� l**M>Wl41M*VMk>Ut������r#������. ,I������.,1W **_!*��������� ;  0.  s.  tlm coast  bAKb.R j     A  concert will  bo given in the  1'roviuchil As'a ver and (),-���������! A.udi tori tun on   Monday, the   IStll  t-1,1,���������,.,���������,-   \ ,J,     /< ,.     I instant, under the auspice*.' of  the  Shi i pel's   Agent,    (..hitch- i ,,,  .       ',    . -  ,       * r        .....  i I ubiirculosis soeietv.    Iu nddition  poieleiit'OKoliciti'dHmnpies to a musical progfaiiune, addresses  rccol've, prompt, utlention.  will be delivered by  Dr.   Fugun of  y. o. hox i,sa, (iitisi.'Nwoon, it, o.  Victoria and local physicians. Tho  thing that will  delight the senses.  Another shipment just arrived  of Morell's Iowa's Pride .Meats.  Russell- Law-Caulfield Co.  Customs Returns.  Following are the customs returns for the month of October at  Greenwood port of entry and the  sub ports:  (itWuwnoil.  $2307 01  Bi-iduHville     771 18  (Jhapuka - -    90:2.81  Mj'nciistei*      77.!iil  Midway  lltili.ii'i  Osovoiis    AM .11  Diamond   drilling,     which    ha-  unchaiitablencss.  The average wait/. t..kosa dance ���������  over about three ijuath* - of a  mile: a s'liuio iiaueo ma ;<���������-. hint  cover   half  a  mile:   a gui   wil.li :i  been carried ou at the  hk^ lark for , weil filled  jirogrmi travels thus iu  the past month,   hum  discontinued , '*������������������'��������� evening, i'2 >.\alt/.cs '.)   mile-'. 1  this week.    The  but  it   is  not   known   when  vclopmcntwill be resumed.  It is expected dcvelopnicnt work  will bo resumed on tlio Crescent  next week. The new electric machinery has hcon thoroughly tested  in tho past two weeks and is working satisfactorily.  vein/was located, [other dances at half  a  utile  unlade-j two  miles tnoiv,   iIk������ ii.tcrmi-sioii  j stroll ami the trips v> the  drcs-siim  ! room   to   renovate  her gown ami  complexion/half   a   mile-���������grand  total: eleven and a half miles.  Total..  Tbe iiilaut  for   the   mouth  SlSo'.l.oO.  On the Diamond-Textirt the crosscut at the 110-Ievel is in In feet.  It is expected that tho load will I'm   *^..1BJencountered about 50 feet from the! tc'n't on'meters  tempera  revenue collections j shaft.    Three imm are employed.    | things Hpiritual, "then*  of   October were i  What It Was.  ���������Administer called in upon the  gudewife of Corset Hill one night  for-the purpose of catoi'hi.-fng lior.  " What is the Lords Ktippcr,  Peggy?" he inijuired. " D.-r-d.  sir," said the ho'siel wife, m.ac in-  th'iu 'in  lllie   loi'l'i  Rubber stainpy---imprc.sHion ch'ar  and sharp���������leave, your order* at  McRae Bros.  Tliere is no shiit-ddwn at the  factory in Nelson, whore-the Royal  Seal Cigar is made. It is still being smoked in all parts of the  Boundary.  Six men are at work  sinking on I  the Sudbury  iu   Dciidwood   cam)  She sbiift is down 15(1 feet.  Fresh stock of the beat chocolates  made in Uanailn just reeeived at  Mo Rao Brofi.  j When you want a -inonunio.nl. or  I bendstono write to tin1 Kootenay  IMtirblo Works, Nelson, B. 0.  coino here ava: but I'll tell ye  what a cadger'-, supper i*. - it '���������, j-i -i.  a groat ; tin' what they loav<> at  niclit thoy ttik' nwa' wi' ih-un in  their pouch in the. inoriiiu'."  If more men would pound rock  as vigorously as they do ihe i-anl  table there won Id bo lewor wottieu  taking in washitig to |:c->p tho wolf  from the door. ^������__li^  THE    LEDGE,    GREENWOOD.    BRITISH    COLUMBIA.  THE LEDGE  Is published every Thursday sit Greenwood, B. C , and the price is $5 a year,  postage free to all parts of Canndii, United  Slntes, Mexico and Great Britain. To  other countries it is sent postpaid for  $7.50 a year. - Address nil letters to The  Ledge, Greenwood, B. C.  R. T. LOWERY,  PUBLISHER.  GREENWOOD,  I!.   C,   NOV; 7 ,   1907  Tin-; member for* Yale-Cariboo  may not know it, but the changing  of the postoflico from Kock Creek  to Riverside was a blow below tho  belt. Tliere aro a number of Liberals in tho vicinity of Buck Creek  who are being greatly inconvenienced. But Mr. Pitteudrigh is a  Conservative, and civil service reform is not one of the hobbies of  the Liberal machine.  I'Voin h'ranoo, Holland and .'itipai*.  SEEDS, TREES, PLANTS  vVir D'H planting. Reliable varieties nt reason.*!hlc.^prioois. Fertilizers. IJ"c Supplies, Spray Pumps--,  Spr.'iying Material. Cut Flowers,  'Mi-. Oldest established nursery on  the mainland of B. C. Catalogue  f 1 or*.  '    Al. J. HENRY  ;tn!fi Vt'i'stiniiisti-1- liiiail.   VANCOl/VUK.  Roofing' Paint  Pitch, Tar. Are yon building '.' If so, you cannot afford  to overlook tlie fact that naked  timbers will decay aud let  down the still remaining good  good part of your building.  While a roof covered with our  Paint adds life, appearance  and value, to ti building. See  our agent, K. \Y. Bishop.  Greenwood. IS. C.  Nelson CoKe and Gas Co. Ltd.  TK!j:i:<.3e/ios������"Vs������?  B:  3 ? "/."&''  i'.y ''  a lbs  Cu;l  II.  Stylish   Bag's,   Handsome  Valises and Durable Trunks  A". L, White's  Phone Hi  House Furnishers.  jr^j jcmm.*, 1 iim !**��������� U-l rmm  Ml  -lote  Cpeenujood, B. C-  The. i-.'di'st lidti-l ii. ihe citv, ,-ind still  uiifl-r Ihe Minn- nun ii-ii-mi nt. Rooms  i-'ini'ortable, nit.-ii*1 tipi.-il to any in the  city, -Hid lie liiir -.;>}���������! lies only the lies:  Corner of flu euwoiitl and Government  streets.  J, W. Nelson  The Gpeenrxtood Branch  Nelson  Iron Works  Is now prep-md to in.'ike  rill kiniN of Iron, Urass or  Cii|i[i':i- Cfistings, First-  i-l.'iss     wru-I;     giiariintced.  Geo. JVi. Holt,   manager.  n *���������, i>i-w������m-iwiwriii ���������������   '���������     ��������� ~i ��������������������������� ������u ������������������   hhi������-ii������i"'  TheNorden Hotel  Jf.-:\ii;g l.'itelv f.it|iiii(-d Uii' ()ueen'.s  I.old iiiul |il;t< i'il tlie t w 11 lintt-ls iindei-  urn- m.-iiia-M-iiii-iit, Hie 1 i-ii|iii(-ttti'H now  linvi' ll !��������� huge.-! linl'-l nci'fiinriii tl.'ition  in llict-.'y. giviii" tli'-iri :i l.-irgi-i timing  iniil ii'.'idui.'j i.'.omi ,-K ioiiitno<l.'itif>n and  il.-iill'lie^- tl.e 1 uii'licr of sli'i'lifli1.'- rcmiiH.  l-'ii-st-c!.'is��������� cnnks iiiul alti'iillvp waiters.  1'e.si 11/ evt lyrliini; heiiintl the bar.  S-ter & Johns, Proprietors  (JOPPlvIi ST., (J I! KEN WOOD.  Tt?H]ViO|NiT HOUSE  Nelson. 13. C, is run on the  the Aint.-ric.-iii and European  plan. Nothing yellow about  the house except the gold in  t*-u safe.  Mc.xlonc   &:   Tnegillus  wm miMi-aMtiitwiinNW ummmmmt~i~u~M������MMi������tM������H~~awaM  The Windsor Hotel  of Grand Porks,  13, C, caters to  miner.'), iriecli.iiiicsaudstiieltcr men  A. B. Sloan, Manager  KASLO  HOTEL  KASLO B. 0,  ffi a comfortable home for all  who travel to that city.  COCKLE & PAPWOETH.  I CONTRACTOR  NO BUILDER,  Dealer in 1  Windows, Doors, ������  Turned Work and    ������  I Inside Finish. ������  I SJlIffGLKS, BRICK, ETC. f  I MANITOBA j  I Wood Fibre Plaster I  I PHONE   65 =  %llllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllll|||||ll|||l||||||||||l||l|||||IIIIIIIIUiltUII|||||||#  Tlie Kootenay Saloon  Sainton, Ii. C-, has a line or nerve  bracers unsurpassed in any itiouo-  tain town 01 the Great West. A  glass of aqua pura given free with  spirits nienti.  O. MORRISON  Grand porks  and  Phoenix  Jeweler and Optician, dealer in  Fine Watches, High-Class Jewelry,  Diamonds, etc.  and an exceptional conipauy,  An Elaborate Costume and  Scenic Equipment.  Prices 81.00, 75c. and oOo.    Seats  on sale at Thomas Drug Store.  Removal Notice  We are now doing business in  the basement under our old  oilice. Drop in and see us if  you want to Kent, Buy or Sell  Ileal Estate.  Bealey Investment and Trust  COM PAN Y.  HEAT  NORTHERN  AILWAY  KOUTE  OF  TOE  ORIENTAL   LIMITED  TKAIX LEAVES  .MIDWAY DAILY  S:so A. M.  ARRIVES '  6:25 P. U.  Close connection at Spokane for  Pacific Coast and Eastern Points.  Stage to and from  Greenwood  meets trains at Midway.  'For Further Particulars Apply  P. II. BuR.VHAM, D. F. & P. A.,  Grand Forks, B. C.  W. A. Koss, A. G, P. A.,  Seattle, Wash.  ��������� ������������������  Mountaineer and Kootenay Standard Cigars.  Made by  % fr twin $ 0o., nelson  J. E. Cameron.  Leading Tailor of the  Kootenays.  Sandon, B. C.  The Hotel Slocan  Three Forks, li. C, is the leading  hotel of the city. Mountain trout  and game dinners a specialty.  Rooms reserved by telegraph.  Hugh Niven, Prop.  TIMBER NOTICES.  .Slinilltiiiiii-tiii Limit District���������Kimt Fork  of Keltic lllvur.  Location No, 17. Titkis Notieo tlmt tlio umlcr-  hIbiioiI liitoii'lM to apply for 11 sROclftl tlmlicr  lleonnBi-'Vi'r tlio following Ucicrlliuo Ininls About  tfii inlliis ni> lli(! river: CoinnioricniK ntapoMt  [iliiiitu'l nt Hid noutli wiHt corner. tinmen riin-  iiIiil' went wi'c|iuliiii,tliiiM������(! north SO clmlriH,  tliuiii'oriiHtMli'haliiH, iliiinco Hulitli 80 c-liulns to  liliici! of lifU'lmilrit;,  Loi'iitcil tlih |lili(layof.Si:iil(Jinbi!i\lM7.   1,1  Location N'o. ]H. ThIio N'otlci' tlmt. tin.* iiniler-  il^ncil Irit.inih to upply for a mpcoIiii tlmlicr  Ilci-iimovui-lliii fo|lowlii),'il('M(M-ll)i'(l liunNnljoiit  tiiii lulled up tlio rlvor: fJoMiiiiuiiclriKiilnpoit  iiliintmliit tlio north ciiflt. corner, tlionno wen  HO cliiihiH. tlii'iiuo south DO elmliiM, thoneo (.'iiflt������������  (ilmlim, tlioiu'o north 80 eliulnfl to pliieo of [10  fc' Lociitiid llilo mil day of Scptomc'er, l������o".  W  OHO. VV. tiMVVH\Ln.ail0rH  JOHN SINOtAIK/,J0C W  In Phoenix is situated on a delightful elevation and from its  windows can be seen all the scenic  beauties of this famous copper  camp. The excellence of the cuisine attracts the attention of all  who are kind to the inner man,  and the bar contains fluids that  would please a Greek god, while it  is not necessary' to be up so high  in order to smoke any of the cigars.  Miners, Millionaires and Tourists  always welcome.  CHAS. H. FLOOD,  Prop.  t-V^Vk^&'^Vi^t^^^V^  We will have a Holiday Announcement in time for you  to plan that Trip to  THE EAST.  Best of service and accommodation. All communications  addressed to your local agent  or the undersigned will be attended to promptly.  Call on or write  J. MOIS. ]>. P. A., Nelson.  10. .1, UOYIjK, A. 0.1'. A.  Vniicouvor  ^^^^^u,'Vta^^^v*a-tvvivv,W'  TflE $ECO HOTELi  HANDON,  IJ. V.  Will be appreciated by the Tourists,  Travelers and Mining Men visiting the  Slocan.   Everything up-to-date.  CU. fll. BEfJf_ETT  .PROPRIETOR'  Last year a moral wave struck  Phoenix. The people voted for a  closed town, or thought they wero  doing so, and as a consequence this  mayor and most of the council  we're defeated. The change in the  morality of the town has not been  noticeable enough to cause consternation in the ranks of the 11011-  producers. Greenwood has never  had a serious moral upheaval. The  successive councils of this city  ?ince incorporation have"been after  the cash, and the monthly blackmail of crime has beome a regular  institution of the city. It is an  edifying spectacle to see a band of  women driven, like cattle, every  month to the"city ottices to have  hush   money  extorted from them.  Pakliamext will open for business on November 2Sth, thus giving time to get the. preliminary  work done before the Christmas  holidays. Indications are that the  session will hardly be as long as  usual, but such indications have  often proved deceptive. There  will, at any rate, be comparatively  little private legislation to deal  with, but ou the other hand such  important mtitters as the commercial treaty with France and the  problem of Asiatic immigration  will require attention. Moreover,  as this is likely to be the last session of the present parliament,  there will be a heavy budget for  public works. The system which  spends money for useless wharves  and costly public . buildings in  doubtful constituencies, makes  heavy calls on the treasury, but  the people seem to like it.���������Bruce  Herald.    . -  The mail service of the West is  apparently run for tho purpose of  ascertaining the longest and least-  feasible route between two given  points, and not with any idea of  accommodating the public. The  service been Greenwood and Phoenix has long been a sore spot, in  fact it is all sores, and has been so  often referred to by the press of  the district that it is not necessary  to discuss it here. The latest  piece of bungling by the department is in the service to points on  the West Fork of the Kettle river.  Heretofore the service has been  bad, but now it is the worst. A  stage leaves Greenwood every Saturday for points on the West Fork.  Greenwood is the point at which  the supplies for that section of  country are purchased, even the  large stores of this city wholesale  to the merchants of that district.  There is no direct mail serviee between Greenwood and the West  Fork, nor between the West Fork  and any other point of importance.  Mail is sent from Greenwood to  Midway, and from Midway over  the V., V. & E. railway to Myn-  caster, and from there by stage to  Rock Creek, where it is picked up  by the West Fork stage eight or  nine days after it leaves Greenwood. This issue of The Ledge,  if sent by mail, would reach Beaverdell on the 17th, or ten days after  it is put in the postollicegat Greenwood. If sent by stago it will  reach Beaverdell and Carmi on the  10th, or the day following its delivery to the driver. Tho same  with mail coming from up-river  points to Greenwood. The distributing point for West Fork  mail should be be either Greenwood or Midway, instead of Kock  Creek. The delay is caused by the  mail stago from Myncaster not arriving at Rock Creek in time to  catch the West Fork stage. Mr.  Ross has been notified, and, no  doubt, if it is possible to enlighten  the oflicials of the postollice department,' a change will be made.  A suciGKS'rio.v is made by the  Hamilton Herald that where an  election trial proves that there has  been widespread bribery in a constituency, some way should be  found of making the constituency  bear the cost of tho trial. A promise of amendment of the Dominion  laws governing, elections was made  in the speech from the throne at  tbe opening of last session of  parliament. Other matters engaged the attention of the govcrn-  men, nuJ the measure was not  brought down. During tho coming session, wo assume, tlio amendments will bo introduced, and  since this is a matter in which in  theory at least the two parties are  in accord, it is quite likely that a  pretty decent measure will be  framed.   What is needed in the  way of a law against election corruption, is a law that will stop it,  a law that- will make it unhealthy  for the individual practitioner*  expensive, if possible, for the constituency in question : expensive  and unpopular.. Existing laws in  Canada are obviously - imperfect.  In Great Britain they have gone  about it in . a characteristically  thorough way,-and have produced  laws under which when men and  ridings go wrong they get hurt.' In  only 0110 English constituency -  ,that of Worcester���������has there been  discovered evidence of widespread  corruption in the general -elections  held nearly, two years ago. The  Conservative candidate, who had  been elected in January, 1900,  was unseated a few months later,  and compelled to pay all the costs  of the trial of the petition against  his return, amounting to about  $25,000. Furthermore' it -was  made clear during the trial that  corruption had been practiced on  a large scale, and when, the report  submitted by the trial judge to. the  speaker was laid before the house  it wtis decided to appoint a royal  coinmis'-'iou to investigate Worees-  s C'hc. The report of the com-  inn confirmed that of the judge.  Woi-i-esler escaped disfnineliisc-  mt'iir for seven years, a punishment -which it might have been  obliged (o undergo, but it was compelled to pay the expenses of tho  royal commission. Tho bill has  been presenbed to the city audt'a  special ta:\ has been levied upon  the ratepayers to raise the money  '"or tho payment of the bill. Every  occupant of a house must pay this  special tax of three.'pence-halpeuny  in tire pound of rental value. Thus  a workingman living in a house of  a rental value of ������15 a month has  to pay 82 50.  tor'"  mifi  ifgESMSS'^^^  What- is Home without a Mother and some of our  We  have Platters and Stew Pans.  Cook on.   Easy to Eat From.  -^"���������-;;'0)ean;-Try it!  It is Easy to  Easy to  1  ,.       .$11'. },".>���������:��������� ,r"  65������ 0  Long-Off Pay Day.  One day when the Northern soldiers were marching through the  South they saw an old woman  hanging clothes ou a line. A soldier who needed a pair of socks  took a pair from the line. " You  will have to pay for them," she  said. The soldier asked her when.  She said, "On judgment day."  "Oh, if you are going to ti*U3t me  that long, I will- take another  pair," the soldier replied, helping  himself.���������The Argonaut.  Supplies electricity- for Power,' Light, Heating  and Ventilation. Power Furnished to mines  for hoisting and air-compressor plants, with a  guarantee' that the service will be continuous,  G et our rates before completing your estimates  5_5*2������L._  ���������������o  S & GO  0  Dealers in  ptfesh and Salt IWeats, pish and Poultry  I Shops in nearly all the towns of Boundary and  I ...    the Kootenay.  (1  (1  11  Works Just the Same.  "Speaking of men falling in  love and ardently pursuing the object of their affections, you needn't  mako fun of any one, johu. You  were bound to have me, but you  can't say I ever ran after you."  "Very true, Anastasia, The  trap never runs after the rat, but  it gathers him iu all the same."  SHARPS AND FLATS  e*3������6������������������8G������������������60������_������������������������������9������������ _������������G������06������ &e������e������8������&������������������o������_  Plwttte ��������� - ��������� B. 0.  Is opposite the Great Northern depot, and is a delightful  haven for the weary traveler. Great veins of hot water  run through the entire -house, and bathrooms are always  at the service of those in search of material cleanliness.  The dining room is an enemy to- dyspepsia, while the  artistic appointment of tho liquid refreshment room makes  the drinks go down like eating fruit in a Hour garden.  The sample rooms are the largest in the mountains and  - a pleasure to drummers with big trunks.  , JAS. MARSHALL, Prop, -,  Stinginess and economy are not  kin to each other.  Some fellows go fishing and  bring home monkies.  Some women spend mouey on  things as worthless as whisky.  When a man is hungry he appreciates soup more than advice.  Kissing a stylish woman on the  cheek is one way to remove paint.  It's tough when a man has to  give up good money for a tough  steak.  After a woman passes thirty it  doesn't make much difference how  old she is.  Women attend conventions more  to see dresses than to hear addresses.  A capacity for losing his. temper  has mado the failure of many a  man.  When it comes to waltzing the  awkward man gets theie with both  feet.  It is a great compliment to a  barber to have a customer go to  sleep in his chair.  Man is a slave to the almighty  dollar and woman to the- bargain  counter.  Every flock has black sheep and  some Hocks are composed entirely  of that kind.  With the necessities of life going  up every day it requires considerable courage to live.  It's simply a waste of time to  argue politics as tho other fellow  knows you are in tho wrong.  A man may be a hopeleBB idiot  but if.he admires a woman you can  not convince her  that  lie's crazy.  When a young man makes inquiries whether the lady he is  keepiug company with knows how  to cook, it's a sure sign that his intentions aro serious.  According to tlie Siamese belief  it takes the soul seven days to  reach heaven after death. If some  souls go to heaven in seven years  they will be doing exceedingly  well.  The mother who gives her baby  a spoonful of whiskey for its  stomach ache should not bo astonished if when it grows up it takes  a whole glassful for its stomach's  sake.  A young lady says shut she will  nover, never flirt again, and upon  being asked why, said sho winked  at an awful nice drug clerk tho  other day and he put whiskey in  her soda wator.  Kings Liquer Scotch Whiskey  12 Years Ol'd  J. W. Burmester s White Port.  Jas. Hennessy & Go's 3-Star Brandy.  GREENWOOD LIQUOR CO.  IMPORTERS, GREENWOOD, B.C.  eoSi  Is under the management of Greig & Morrison. The  rooms are comfortably furnished, and the bar contains  the. best brands of wines, liquors and cigars.  I  Is the best appointed Restaurant in the interior of  Britith Columbia. The best cooks aud most attentive  waiters only employed.    Open all the time  toward lttoore, Proprietor.  Is the best furnished hotel in the lioundary  district. It is heated with steam and  lighted by eloctricity. Excellent sample  rooms. The bar is always abreast of the  times, and meals are served in the Cafe  at any hour, day or night.  I Ernest J0 Cartler9 Propa  Choice  fruit  LANDS  For Sale-at $10, $12 and $15  Per Acre.  R. J. STEEL  NELSON. B. C  Job Printing at The Ledge.  JSieuu market flotel  Is the honic for nil tourista  line! millionaires visiting New  Denver.  British J Columbia.  HEHRY   STEGE,' PROPH.  STAEKEY & CO.  .'nei/son, b. c.  wh0j,ksai,e  dealers in  Produce   and, Provisions  Commercial Hotel  GREENWOOD  Has ample accommodation  for a  large number of guests.   Pleasant  Kooms and a Good Table.   Sunday Dinners a Specialty.  Mns. Ada Bkknakd.  ���������St  4  \  -i  -A

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