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Array :l]f^%fv'  CUT GLASS.  Bon-Bon, tOJine, Beiry.aird Celery dishes, Cream and  Sugars, Vaaea, Pitchers, Oil and Vinegar bottles.    "*  jewelers,   A. LOGJkM Bt CO.  watchmakers  Vol XIII.  ffioTTpoughs;. and ,C61d*  Guaranteed. Only at    '''-"  WHITE BROS.  OPTICIANS  GREENWOOD, B. C., THURSDAY, NOVEMBER. 15,190c.'  No. 0.9  . '     'ft  Of Local Interest ���������  s_  U8Sr_sgBS���������ya 28&&?3S23&8gi2X&ifi S<3$?,<3S  ft  Dr. Mathison, dentist, Naden  Flood block.     -  It is bliss to smoke a Kootenay  Belle cigar. '       ���������  Try, Gusto. It is the.latest in  breakfast fotrds and is sold by Anderson Bros.  The Magdala is the name of a  cigar that -the barkeep will show  you.if you ask him for it.  The  Skylark  mine shipped two  cars of 01 e the past week, one each  of first and second class ore.    Late  shipments of first class ore has run  "about $200 to the ton.  Ground was broken for the  foundary at Anaconda this week  and the erection of'buihlings and  installation of machinery will bo  pushed as rapidly as possible.  The Odd ��������� Fellows will give their  Christmas trae on Thursday, - D.ic.  20, in Eagles' hall. The committee  request that the members send the  names of their children and their  -, - -&*  Have you tried Mapeline ?   It j8  sold by Anderson Bros.  The "Blue Label Double Counter! .Fuse" is the' only kind on  market that will not stiffen up in  cold weather. ��������� Its manufacturers  hjtve had seventy years experience.  We have the real tiling in California Mission underwear.        .  '���������  .Gold   Commissioner Kirk up, of.  Rossland is in the city.  Jerry from Kerry ��������� in the auditorium, Tuesday  night; 20th inst...  Have you tried some of our  whole cod? Ru&s*ll-Law-Caiilfield  Co. ir,      ��������� ���������  McR to Bros, report a larger and  better shxk- than over in everything pertaining to a XmasV' gift-  Keep your eye open for McRae  Bros.  to trial. The hospital ���������is'subidized  by the province, and the provincial  authorities should see not onlv  that the thief is brought to trial',  but that all the victims are reimbursed. The city should also take  a hand in the investigation. The  crime  was committed' within the  oil    Queer stories are told of the 5'  manner in  which Ihe unexpected  riches have"been disposed of.    One  old farmer,  to whom a dollar in  cash  had  been a rare sight all. his  life-long,   received .62,000. as his I  share of ,a strike made on his farm,  and  the sudden  possession of so  Swift's Premium BaconWl-Sugar  , Cured Ham  always in stock at the  .A communication   was crowded | Kupsell-Law-Ctulfleld Co.  out this issue.  Jerry from Kerry keeps you  laughing all the time. ��������� In tho  auditorium Nov. 20. Popular  prices.  Hundreds of the latest creations  Will appear next  wetk.  . For sale��������� Good' conking ran-,'o.  Inquire Mrs. "F. H. Parker j National Hotel.  R. E. Treman, teller in the.local  branch of tlie Bank of B. N; A.,'is  taking his ' holidays at Halcyon.  He will be gone three weeks.  Tomorrow evening the local dra-'  matic society will present "Our  Boys'*  in   the Auditorium.     An  ,xcellenMntertainmenfc    Proceeds | Second Hand Store, phoned  in  aid   of Roman Catholic church.  Monday  last,  Section  Foreman  city limits. Largo sums of money much money filled him with a de-  were offered some time ago for tin- sire to spend soma of it. He  arrest of the parties who held up a | donned   his   best suit of jeans and  took the next morning's accommodation train f)r Parkersburg.  After wandering about that city all  day looking for a suitable investment  ho  finally paid  ������1500 for a  ProvinciaI NewsJ:  wpod which it hv claimed it&as"  forbidden the,inhabitants to touch.':  The same prohibition against, t_k~','  train on the C. P. R. - The police  took a very active part in the  chase. The crime of Alexander is  infinitely worse than' that ofthe  train robbers���������robbing the dying  and the dead. /  _. finely bred bull!   There was just  I he-attempt at blackmail should Uboiic as much  use on his fam  also be investigated.    :      . for abull  as there would be in the  1 he Ledge  was silent in regard  proverbial china shop.    The sterile.  , p~_ m ,,������,,��������� -i:r_r*__tr^|^^  one good feed, and the farmer had   well known all over the west, hav  Nelson  * Butter is rising and will soon be  35 cents a pound.  One store in this city sells two  tons of bacon every week beside-  the eggs. Kaslo people would  hardly believe this fact.  Sheriff Tuck has had the lumbago lately, but his many friends  will be pleased to learn that he  has served a blue paper on it and  is new recovering.  Hugh  Madden   who   has   been  keeping  a saloon in  Manhattan,  McRae' Bros.  Another shipment of Folger &  Co. coffee just arrived. RufscII-  Law-Caulfield Co.  Set of bobsleighs, O K in every  way, for sale or trade.    The O. I. C.  ages to Fred B   Holmes before tin; Jackson, of  Republic, and one of  end of this month. - his  Tom Walsh,  of the   Kootenay  hotel here does not always get the  best.end of, a juke. A few da\ s ago  a clergyman.took dinner with him,  afterwards Tom offered- his guest a  cigar, which he said   was. worth 25  cents, but he was selling for 12_-  cents.      After   a   few   puffs   the  clergyman   remarked:    "Do   you  know,    Tom,    I think the cigar  would stand another slaughter."  Farce   comedy  with   plenty of  funmakers who endeavor to please.  aud when such interest is taken a  farce   comedy is sure to bo a success.     Many  specialties are.intro-  duced,   and  the stage is never left  vacant for a single moment during  the time the curtain is up.    It'is  certain to drive away the blue*anil  leave the spectator in good humor.  Jerry from Kerry, Nov  20.  -  The dance in'aid of tlie reading  room at'Boundgry Falls Thursday  evening of   last week was a great  Bticcess,  the  receipts, b.sing $J9t)  The hall was tastefully decorated,  and the different committees did  their best to have all enjoy themselves.    Bush's  Midway orchestra  furnished the music,  which was a  guarantee that nothing was wanting in that line.      An   excellent  lunch was served by Lewis Bros.,  of the Smelter horel.  men were run. down by the  Kettle". Valley train last evening a  few miles this side of��������� Kepubfic.  An oil can on the cowcatcher of  the engine was driven through  his skull for four inches. Dr.  Manley, of Republic was summoned, but Jackson's' case is regarded  as   hopeless.  ; The other  Baldwin,    Russetts,     Pewakee,  King, Greening and Northern Spy  b^   taken  bring Alexander to trial, but it ap  psard that instead of doing this the  policy has been to hush-the matter  up.      The  dead who jvere robbed  cannot protest, and the living vict  ims feel  reticent about making a  very strong protest.  The   public   interests   demand  no other food fit for his purchase.  When asked by his neighbors why  in the world he had made such a  use of his money he simply replied: "Well, I had to spend the  money somehow."  At the bottom of a piece of farm  apples at   the   Russell-Law-Caul- au<1 that tllfefbe bro"gh*to triaI  field Co. .i?    *    t>i"   i    -ii       ." '  i-.  A.  BUck, Phoenix; sells the  best in  jewels, diamonds, watches  and clocks.     Remember this when  yon go up the hill.  that a full  investigation  be held   land on  the side of a mountain  and that *lii������f l.o ������...���������������-1.* *������ i_.v.i       i-  -j   _   ���������    .    . '  Furniture and house for rent.  Modern and convenient. A. L.  White,   furniture man', ptione 1G.  The swellest line of Regatta  shirts in town at tho Russell-Law-  Caulfield Co.  section  man,  whose name  City Councll-  At the meeting ofthe city coun  The   only   correct limp shade I cil  Mon(1������y night there were pres-  is un-  J.  O.  Thompson,    of Midway,  was discharged  from the   Greenwood   hospital   Friday   last after  wrestling   with   typhoid   for  two  months.     Mr.  Thompson was one  of Nurse Alexander's victims, having lost a valuable watch *s well  as  what money  he had with him  when taken  to the hospital.    He  says tho treatment at the hospital  was first class in   every respect.  even to the thorough  manner in  which Alexander cleaned the pockets of patients.    He left for Midway Saturday.  ^Remember the band will give a  hop on the 22nd inst.. All  the aid  given to the band is put into new  instruments, and it is expected before spring  that there will be between, thirty   and   forty   players,  sufficiently -proficient to   produce  harmony.    There are a number of  young members in the organization  who will have advanced far enough  in their musical education in the  next four months to play with the  older '-member?.    -Patronize" tie  band.   It is a good advertisement  for the town.  This is the Beason of the year in  which   business men   should endeavor to bring their specialties to  the notice of the public.   This can  . best be done by advertising in a  live newspaper,  and   by sending  out circulars.   Thk Ledge accept-  pnly legitimate advertising.     No  .'���������'quacks" or   "pads"  run in its  /columns.      ISvery   advertisement  represents a live business poncern.  Job work of every description done  as neatly as in any Qtlier establish-  pient  in the district and at living  rates.    If yon want fco reach the  public, place your holiday ad in  Ttije Lepcse,     It will give rioh ror  turns for the money invested.   No  jamming or crowding.   Your ad is  placed where it. can be seen at a  #9!?ce, "-���������������������������:���������. I  known, escaped unhurt,  "Wednesday-afternoon  the  preliminary hearing of James A. Dale,  charged    with    murder  of   Pete  Goodreau,  and    Joseph Celle,   at  Carmi. on  Oct. 14,  was heard before W.   G.   McMynn, S. M., and  John Kirkup, S. M.     The accused  was committed   to  the spring assize court to bj held here in May.  No  defense was  made,  although  couns-1   was present to watch proceedings   in" the   interests   ofthe  prisoner.... It is said, J.-P-McLnod  willfdi'fei.d'D.tle./  Foreman   Nicholson   has  about  ���������ompleted work on the Providence  creek ������-tension to the.waterworks  system.    Pipe lias been laid along  Government street, and connected  with   the  main   on Church .street.  A  tank  is being put in on Providence creek  to temporarily serve  for storage until   tho  reservoir is  put  in   next spring.     From   the  tank  to Government street, near  the  brewery,   there   is   a   6-inch  main,    and    along   Government  street a 4-inch   main.     If Providence   furnishes    the   volume of  water claimed for it, there should  bo  no scarcity of water for two or  three   ye_rs,   or    until   tie   citv  doubles its population.  H. H. Huff left Tuesday for the  coast to^fiud a new location, which  his  physician advised.    Mr. Huff  has  been  in  business here for tin;  past ten  years,  and  for  tho past  four years' was a  pajtner with J.  Cameron,   in  the  general   black-  smithing business, conducted  under the firm  name of Cameron &  Huff.    Lately he ha< been troubled  with  asthma,  so was compelled to  sell his interest in the business and  look . for a location  in   which he  would   have  better  health.     The  "Old Man" has a largo number of  warm   friends   in    the  Boundary  district who wish complete recovery of his health, and prosperity in  business.     Mr. Huffs family will  join him as soon as he finds a suitable location.  frame for electric globe,  40c, 50  and 60c at McRae Bros.  Wo have eveiy kind of rubber  that's made. Russell-La w-Caul-  field Co.  Washington toothpicks -the best  in the market���������10c pkge. For sale  by McRae Bros.  Jerry from Krr-y was written  to make people i���������ugh. There is  almost a continmus round of  laughter throughout the pliy.  The play   itself  is a funny farce-  en t Mayor Naden and Aldermen  Buating, McRae, Nelson, Sullivan  and Wood. Minutes of previous  meeting read and adopted!  lived a snake hunter, as the West  Virginia mountain farmer lYnick-  nained, in a little log hut. The  daily .fare of this man and his  family had never been anything  other than the far-famed cornbread  and sow belly. In summer he  went barefooted, while heavy rawhide boots covered his feet when  cold weather came. Oil was struck  mg run hotels and saloons in many  places between Alaska and Nevada.  Hugh in former days ran hotels in  Nelson, Nakusp, Trail and other  points in Kootenay. He made a  large fortune iu the Yukon which  he disposed of in his usual generous manner.    His brother Martin  ing wood  has been, made against",  the miners at Fernie. ���������.   ' "       ���������  The fire in the mines at MichC-A  is reported to be out. The men  fought this fire during the strike  and at great risk-  Ejectment.-* ,will - be   launched ?  against all  tenants at:Michel.    As .  Michel  is a closed tywn, the coal :-  company owning  everything both - '  in town and for. miles around it,  the difficulty of securing places to  move to is an almost insonnount- >'  able one. < -  ���������  Slocan Tax Sale *  Th������   following   crown   granted  mineral claims in t'nq, Siqean were/..  has gone from  Los Angeles to attend to the funeral arrangements.  the farmer's  share promised soon  to. make him the wealthiest man  Street committee reported Green-  ^Tl *nW'1'    AsS00nastlie  wood street flume needed repairs.  Ordered repaired without delay.  Water committee reported   the  Slocan Shipments .  i . The ore shipments over the K.  & S. for October show a slight increase over those of the previous  month, and an increase of 50 tons  over the corresponding period of  las* year. Tbe Whitewater and  on his farm in such quantities that | Whitewater .Deep,  under lease'to  J. L.  Retallack and S. S. Fowler,  are the principle shippers, sending  plot there is .scarcely none. The  lirst .act is a good- bright^opener;'  songs and specialties follow in such  quick succession  Providence creek extension nearly  completed as outlined for this year.  A letter was read fro'm A. S.  Black, asking for damages for a  horse alleged killed op. Providence  creek ditch. Rjferred -tto city  solicitor. ;-'*  , Finance committee reported the  following accounts correct  as   to  1)0 almost  Cameron &-Huff. $     5 ���������  bewildering.     Introducing all the Sater& Johns.....1. '......   ioo.oo  latest songs  and funny sayings of N" W" wiIliatnsou       3-0o  the day, the specialty acts are all  far above the average and are selected to please all.  PATIENTS ROBBED  An Investigation  Should  be  Held  and Culprit Brought to Trial  W. G. Gaunce, 7 views  B. C. Transfer   Rossland Hotel....  White Bros   Greenwood Steam L,aundry        1,  Crane & Co..  2.25  12.00  10.50  3-������o  40  21.S0  A. B. Campbell, of Chesaw,  WaBli.. was in the city a few da s  this week renewing old acquaintances. Mr. Campbell was in business in Greenwood seven or eight  years ago, and served one year in  the council. Foi' the past seven  years ho has been running a gen  The Ledgk has waited patiently  for e-ome action to be taken by the  hospital,    the city   or   provincial  authorities in reference to the robbing of patients in the Sisters' hospital   here,   but although a month  has passed  since Nui\se Alexander  skipped   out.    nothing   has been  done to bring him to trial, but, instead an-    attempt    was  made to  blackmail    the   city   hotels   into  making good the stealings of Alexander.  The facts are as under : Henry  Alexander had, until a month ago,  been employed as nurse in the  Sisters hospital here. He was a  good nurse, although it is said he  only received $25 per month for  his services. During the epidemic  of typhoid which started a couple  of months ago, the hospital became  crowded, and Alexander received  the larger porttou of the patients.  He, of course examined their clothing and took charge of their effects���������money, watches and other  valuables. Some of the patients  died, others recovered. Owing to  tho recovery of a largo number of  tho patients, it became necessary  for Alexander to return their valuables, instead of doing this he  skipped out. The total amount of  his stealings cannot be ascertained,  for a number of patients died, but  it must have been nearly a thousand dollars.    A number of watches  Russell-Law-Caulfield  Co    i2r.  lmeut of cash was paid  over to him he was seized with the  desire to spend. He made ar-  arrangements to pay the town a  visit; Using Shanks' mare, his  sole means of conveyance, by the  way, he took a short cut across the  mountains until he reached the  small railroad town that meant  metropolis to him, and tbe very  first thing, he���������bought .was a,pair of;  patent leather shoes! "  Perhaps .the best example of all  the embarrassment caused these  folk by the sudden acquisition of  wealth was the case of a family of  mountaineers back in Calhoun  County. This family consisted of  father, mother and four grown  sons.    Every member of the house-  cently sold for taxes:.  CLAIM AND  BCYEB  Belt���������J. A. Whittier  Butte Fraction���������J. D. Moore  Centauer���������A. R. Finghwid  Convention Frac���������C. F. CaldweK  Cuba���������Geo. Alexander  Connie Fraction���������Geo. Alexander-  Fcho.���������F. Culver  Early Bird���������D. J. McDonald  Freddy���������A. K. Fingland  Greenhorn���������Phil Corrigaa  Glue Pot���������Mrs. M. P. KcAflflrew*  noward Fraction���������J. J), Moore  Havana���������Geo. Alexander  London���������James Anderson  Lady Jane-J. A. Whittier  Legal Tender   No. 3���������W. R.  out nearly half of the total for the I Lavina���������Geo. Gowland  pist month.     Three new shippers Nicolet��������� A. D. Wheeler  Wil!  were also added, the Ibex at  Whitewater, and the Mountaiu  Con and Sushino at Sandon. The  ore sent over the K. & S. was all  consigned to the Hall Mines  smelter, the mines and tonnage be  ing as follows:  Whitewater, concentrates   Whitewater Deep concentrates,  Ibex, galena...'   Mountain Con;-'galena.v.-r:r.7.  Ruth, concentrates   Sunshine, galena     ^8  Cork, concentrates    _j  Total tons   26o  88.  34  15  IS  43  Pirate���������J. A. Whittier  Prescott���������W. R. Will  Paisley���������Geo. Alexander  Rockland���������A. R. Fi_g!an<S  Rustler���������A. R. Fingland  Snelling���������A. D. Wheler  Third of July���������Jas. Anderson  United Empire���������J. D. Moore  Willa^-A.  It.' Fingland  No bids were made lor The foP Tr  lowing claim and they' reverted to  the crown:  Bolander,   Black Knight, Black  The ore shipments from Sandon   Bear' Bland- Na *, Black Beauty,  27  Yale-Columbia Lumber Co     242.67  Hunter-Kendrick Co        -.jj0  C. J. HcArthur       5.00  A.  Sater presented' an account  for the  keep of Richards amounting to  ������135.     A.  resolution  was  passed agreeing   to   pay   $100 in  settlement in full.  Bylaw 122 finally passed.  Clerk  reported   that Mr.   Stanhope  would  accept the offer made  for lot 24, block 17, Map 21.    City-  solicitor was instructed to prepare  a deed  for Mr. Stanhope's signature,  and upon receipt of same the  amount be paid to his agent.  McRae���������Bunting���������That No 9  be rest-ended from motion, dated  Oct. 29, relative to th" transfer of  lots 9, 10, 11, block M. MapG-A,  from R. Wood and Co., to the |  citv.  hold was six feet tall and large and  strong in proportion.    The mother  was a vigorous old woman, almoit  over the C. P. R., during the  month of October wore as follows:  Corinth 30 tons and Payne21 tons.  ���������Kaslo Kootenaine.  Kaslo  ���������    Since E. L. Smith took '-Scottv"  as powerful as any of the re,t of Webster as a partner he has been  .  ?   !.?.:,y;,a?d ,Up������n .h-er.devoIved I {0������ b������<*' to count his mouev.  eral store in Chesaw, Wash.    For  were taken, besides other jewelry.  the first few years business in that  town  was not any too good, but  has been gradually improving.    A  large number of homesteads have  been taken  up in tho vicinity of  Chesaw jn tho past three years,  and the mining industry i������ again  showing signs of activity. A number of sales of mineral claims have  lately been made and others are  on the way, and [altogether tiiat  district in in a prosperous 0 m,  ditioD, and buBinees on tbe ��������� ii| -  yvard rapve,  No action appears to have been  taken to have the man arreeted  aud brought to trial, but the hotel  men wero asked to contribute $25  or $50 each to make good the  amount stolon, Whether any of  them stood for tho blackmail is not  known, but the honest ones'refused to bo held up.  The hospital authorities will, of  course reimburse tho victims,  whether they arc legally respons  The-Deadly Oven  On Tuesday night ;>irs. S. Young,  wh. lives on Fifth  street, between  Victoria  and   Riverside avenues,  was awakened by a   burglar attempting to pick the lock ofthe  kitchen    door,    says   tho   Grand  Forks Gazette.    Mrs. Young being  somewhat alarmed for the safety of  some valuables in  tho house, secreted a box containing some land  deeds, two gold  watches, a note  for $400 and   somo money, in the  oven of the cooking stove.    The  burglar succeeded in  opening the  lock,   but the door was bolted on  tho inside and ho gave up attempting to enter this way, and tried the  windows.     Mrs.   Young then lit a  lamp and  the intruder mado a ic-  treat.     When  Mrs.   Young's son  came   home  in the morning from  work ho started tho fire and it was  some time before Mrs.  Young remembered   placing the  valuables  in the oven. The deeds, notes and  money    were    totally  destroyed  aud   the watches ruii ed.  not only all the household hardens,  but the work  of chopping all the  wood as well. . This last duty is  not. a   light   task   by any means.  The father and his sons were good  examples of tho West. Virginian  seng-diggcrs���������that  is  ginseng roots.   Between times they  would  hunt with rifles sixty years  old, with barrels six feet in length,  and   weighing    from    fifteen   to  twenty pounds,   with which all of  them wero dead shots; any one of  the men could easily knock out the  eye of a squirrel at the top of the  highest tree.    But very little work  of any kind did they condescend to  do,  arid year after year they Bpent  their time thus,   living in the old  log lious. of one room,   without  seeing $10 iu cash from one year's  end to the other.    Theu  wealth  came.     P.o-pcct rs traced oil until it led to the neighborhood ofthe  old   log house,   and a  well  was  driven   on   the place,  upon  the  usual terms.     A gusher resulted  and when  tho money for the first  mouth's output was placed iu tho  hands of tho father tho very first  thing ho and the boys thought 0  was that something must be bought  for "Mother ' So, after a little con-  saltation, they finally decided   to  buy her a new axe.  All the saloons and churches are  doing a good business.  The Cork mine closed down last  Saturday. It i3 reported that it  will resume operations next month.  diggers of I Ifc is rePorted t������-t a largo force  is-to be put to work at the Blue-  boll, and the ore shipped to the  Frank smelter. 7  Wm. Houston has returned to  the city looking hale aud hearty.  He still owns uis mining claims  near Banff.  Black Prince,  Cody Star, Combine  Fraction,   Crown Point, Chapleau,  Chapleau    Cons.    Frac.,   Clipper,  Derby,  Deadwood,   Elvira,   Falls  View No. 2, Golden Crjwn, G. H..  Garabaldi,     Henry,     Horseshoe;  Horseshoe Fraction, Idler, Iuver* -  uess, Iron Cap, Jeanie, Key Fraction, Lake View, Midnight,* Mona-  donack, Madison Extension, Maggie,   Ontario,    Rome,  Suowflake,  Sandon    Fraction,     St.    Joseph,  Seattle,  No.   3 Skookum,   Silver  Queen,    Silver    Q,ueen. Fraction*  Snowflake, Smuggler. Tiger No, 7*  Tip Top,  Tamarack No. 2, Vancouver,  Victoria No. 6, Victoria,  Wasa, White Eagle, White Warrior, White Beauty.  The sawmill is timed to "lefcr"  buzz next Monday. A million  feet of logs are on hand.  Quite a number of lumber jacks  are not satisfied with tho wages  paid by the local sawmill and have  gone to other logging camps.  Mayor Me Ann is on a fair way  to recover from bis severe operation.  Is fan 0 comedy pure aud Bimpl",  with a ecoro of funny comedians,  and gived opportunity without  numbers for the introduction to  musical numbers. It is not a  classic or a problem drama, so frequently called comedies. Some  very clever specialty people introduce their different work throughout the prico iu Jerry From Kerry.  Hansen, charged with horsestealing, made an unsuccessful attempt 10 breakout of Morden jail.  When Wealth Came  In tho mountain regions of West  ,., *i_���������-,.-      ��������� Virginia,   where   tho  peoplo are [ Tho prisoner had made a aucoesa-  ������,t %?������\- I       1 V'0,' SniIf Vel'y p00r' 8uddon WCilUh ,,as como ful attc,uPfc Wo". ������nd was at lib-  lent.   1 ho tb.of should bo brought! to a number by the discovery of orty /or one montb,  Fuming: Fernie  A special to the Nelson Canadian  says:    On   Saturday   Mr.    Eckstein applied to Judge Wilson to  to set aside tho ejectment proceedings taken by the Crows Net Pass  Coal    company    against    Mary-  Palmer,   a  tenant at Coal Creek.  The court, after hearing Mr. Hercb-  mer,   counsel   for   the  company,  grautcd tho application  with costs.  In all the other ejectmout cases  proceedings were withdrawu.   Tin-  company,  however, does not propose to   let  tho   matter rest here  and will bring fresh Bummonses,  which   will be heard on tho 28th  inst.    It is significant that these  ejectments wero framed on the 3rd  inst.  while negotiations wore sup  posodly   being  made  for a settlement.   It looks as if the company  had at that time made up its mind  to refuse a sottlemeut.  Coal cannot bo had here at any  prico and  wood  is . Bcarce.    At  Princeton coal  Arthur Hicklingisin Nelson on  his way to England, after spending  sometime   iu   Rosslaud   and   tbe  Boundary, where he has extensivo  interests.     Ho is developing the  Princeton coal mines in anticipation of the arrival of the railway  and puttiug in a water S3'stem fur  Princeton.     He expects that the  railway  would be open for traffia  this   time next )*ear, or possibly  earlier.    He anticipates being able  to supply Rossland aud the K00N  ���������may entirely with coal   The coal  is similar to the Lethbridge article  and very good for domestic and  steam purposes.    The price will  probably   bo   less   than that now  paid  for   Leth bridge and   Crow's  Nest coal, as the distance it has to  be hauled is les*.    Mr. Hickling  will spend Christmas in England  and expects to return to this coun-  early in the spring.  Not Bob's Folks  But why invite the Greens when  you know I dislike them so much/  Well, I cau't borrow their entree  dishes unless I invite thorn and  that comes cheaper than hiring,  doesn't it?  Coal and coke is getting so  scarce that it iu about time tho  government went into tho bubiuess.  Fred Holten has returned to  Poplar aftor 10 mouths Bpent in  the Statefl.    ite intends toprot>  Micliel t-.ie coal company owpe all !pcctio..Vcvada thin winter. ���������tffnMMVwnnfl. B. C , ���������Xov..';]"\ '1'fJOt?.  THE" mi^EK-WbC'JU .__EDCr__-  -f I'M1 II ������'  T//������ L������Z)G������  J.i published every Thursday at Green  vtrood, jB C , and the price is $; a yew  .postage free to all parts of Canada, Unitec  .State*, Mexico and Great Britain. T<  (0_ier countries it is sent postpaid foi  ,f 0.50 a year. Address all letters to The  jl.fdgc, GrKxi���������.ctod, B, C.  :R. T. LOWERY,  '(EDITOR   AND   FINANCIER.  ,CRE_vN\VOOD, B. C, NOV! 15,   1906.  JRE1GN Or CORRUPTION  -There can  be no objection to a  ,man  who is a Grit in politics provided   he    is   honest.     We are  ..all    entitled ���������    to    our  opinion,  And      if      we      refuse      others  ihe    right   to   think   for themselves we cannot expect liberty for  .ourselves.     It  is the collision of  ,thought that makes the mind active   and   saves   it  from becoming  stagnant by the lack of activity and  jfriction.    We do not war with the  ���������Liberal who is honest but our gun  jis   ever loaded   for   the political  .pirates now  clustered around the  ^wheels  of   the   "machine" in Ottawa,  and  Canada is being plund-  C.ered to a red finish by men who  .should be in jail instead of fingering. ��������� the   affairs   of   the nation.  ���������The people supinely stand and see  .their country robbed  because the  -,bulk   of   them   voted  the present  .party into power and are afraid  jto denounce it for fear that some  skind of social, theological or busi-  ..   peea excommunication will befall.  The  Government   is   suppressing  honest   newspapers   that   cry out  .against graft and superstition aim-  Lijing to crush all opposition to the  ,plot now fully at work to enslave  jthe miud of all Canadians in addition to the attachment   of the  -material wealth   which belongs to  .all tho people.    Iuert and servile  jthe press with few exceptions looks  ,on in impotent Bilence while Canada   rushes  down   hill   with   no  jbrakes set" and  every car full of  grafters going through the baggage.  No use   to   blow   the whistle for  ,most .of the passengers are themselves .drunk  with greed and insensible . to the danger that confronts them.     When   the wreck  ^comes those who are   not killed  jivill crawl  away  cursing the man  .who held the throttle, but would  ^iot throw on the emergency for  /ear that some of his friends had  tnot finished tapping the baggage.  Apropos   of   the deplorable condition of affairs in Ottawa we append  the   following  by   GoLlwin  .Smith in the Toronto Sun:  The   London    election   inquiry  .drags its weary length, and that of  ,whicb   we  all were sure is legally  .certified.-''But' is there not some  thing almost fatuous in the horror  expressed at this  fornvil disclosure  fit the' inevitable .consequence of a  .well-known    cause?      Wcr������  not  ,frand and curtnption sure to attend  ii perpetual conflict of two organized factions for power and place ?  What is the state of things at the  /centre of the conflict?   The most  ^cool-headed    and  competent   observer   tells   us   that   curruption  . feigns at  Ottawa.   The editor of  ihe    Government    orgad    there  j eaves    the    place    in    disgust  fit     the     shameless   dishonesty  jvhicli     prevails.       "The     callousness    and   carelessness,''   he  jh ys,   "of the public men of today,  . ��������� jiidueed by a seeming belief in the  jftdmirntion of the people f.rr smart  iriekcry' and corruption, is  offensive to any man who hopes to find  /it-twmanlike    ability,    common  Jioncflty and straightforward dealing iu  the  chief council-house in  jthe country."     Ho coiitrawts the  present deaducaa of tlie public conscience wjjbh the horror shown at  jthe Itycj^c Hail way scandal.  Since  my  fort of distinctive   principh,  u-.-h  ns might give moral life to a  p-rty organization bus faded away.  [11 what other legislative assembly  ould  bn.  found an  exhibition of  <'0 rtipt. influence so general and  .so shameless as that which we were  called  upon to witness in the last  session   of   our   Canadian parliament?     What  greater misfortune  can befall a community than total  loss  of public respect for its national council and its Government?  In    'Frisco    the   sandbag  mighty and seems to prevail.  is  Tie strawberry seascn'is over,  even in Greenwood.  Even. Japan is becoming active  in the production of copier.  Nicko is s a Russian game that  is not played in Greenwood.  At last a clean trust haBbeen  formed. It is composed of soap  men.  In America many a country editor has never forgotten the name  of Washington.  Those who exp ct to be aldermen next year can now be found in  church every Sunday.  Back in Bruce a printer has become a banker. He must have  learned his new business from a  correspondence school.  It is not likely that Mary would  ever have lost her little lamb if she  had jived in Greenwood and ad\e>  tiBcd for it in this journal.  The people in Toronto are so  crazy for stock that it is verily believed fthat they would invest even  in a mine staked on the mountain  back of Hamilton.  It is now believed by experts  that copper will reach 25 cents. If  it docs and stays there long enough  Greenwood will soon become a second Butte. Get iu early and take  the high seats.  In Canada politicians who are  economical caD easily save a competency in their old age. Look at  Cliffy Sifton ! Out of his small  salary as a cabinet minister he has  already saved something like a  miliion dollars.  The autocrat in state and church  in Europe is making his last stand  for power iu Russia, but Lib finish  is plain to the educated eye. The  people in this world are growing  wiser and gradually climbing out  of the cellar r f slaver)'.  A woman in Oklahoma fasted and  prayed for 15 days in au attempt to  reform her husband, but the experiment failed, which proves that  the faith cure cannot reach tough  husbauds any more than it can  leprosy. It is a dollar to a sou  that this praying damsel out in  Oklahoma did not know how to  cook a meal that was fit for a man  to cat. Most lr s'rands aro made  tough by marrying a fool for a  wife. More than half of the women  and the balance resemble angels  when they are fast asleep.  Nothing is more disgusting to a  sail* and refined man than the appearance of so many of the daily-  papers of America with their poster  head in's. .colore 1 inks and Jurid  falsified news items. A paper in  Seattle not long ago printed the  word blood in red, six inch letters  across ks front page. ' When a  paper descends to such a vile prostitution of tho art of journalism it  is little wonder that i)0 per cent of  i.he people in the United States are  ins; nj, a id most of tho balance  drunk, dressel up'ordivorced.  with greed, pay out their cents for  stock like a tipsy prospector buying wine, dream of easy money for  a time, and then wake up to >weep  because the other fellow would no?  give them back their money.    The  power of mental suggestion is seen  to perfection iu Torouto by watching the people buying stockp.    I;  is the same kind of a greedy fever  that comes over a fellow stuck on  ihe wheel game, only the chances'  ire not so sure   or rapid.     Tin  vheel has but two zeros to 30 numbers.     In the stock game there h  ibout 36 zeros to every two num-  >erp.    Bii.lv   Hearst   may   be   a bij  hunk of highly spiced gall, a mora;  deuce in the hole, a political chameleon,    according   to   the silk-tied  boys   who   voted   for Hughes last  week,   but   in   one   particular he  .-bines   out   like the lit end of a  cigar on  a d;irk night.    He is the  only, man in America who has ever  run eight daily papers at the same  time without losing anything but  his reputation.    Ho has been able  to do this through his ability to organize   t>nd   hire   as lieutenants  other men  who had more brains  than  money.     Then by appealing  to the muck in human nature by-  dishing up to the lightly educated  and unthinking masses a literary  hash  of   journalistic   nightmares,  sprinkled with low wit, spiced with  horror,  and  flanked with splashes  of  colored   ink he has caught the  crowd    that   always  laughs,   at  horseplay,  or   drinks   with    any  geyser      who    has     the    price.  If      Hearst     would    lead     the  multitude   out of   the wilderness  re must find another trail.    One  that has less mud  and more of the  ethereal substance   out of which  angels are manufactured.   Shoveling muck spatters a man's clothes  vt ith an odor that debars him from  the parlor.     We   may need the  scavenger,  but,  Lor 1 not on the  cushioned seats.    And that's what  was the matter with Billy.  P. P��������� and J. R. Brown, M. P.P.,  have been enlighting the people of  :tho upper Okanagan. Strange to  say J. H. Hawthornthwaite was  not invited to take part in the missionary."' work."'" ���������' Presumably the  people of that rich agricultural and  fruit district are now fully conversant with advanced political methods. ...  Although the- federal elections  kre not likely to'be brought on for  ���������i couple of years, already the Liberals are getting good material on  the ground for the positions of returning officers. A Tew years ago  a person was sentenced to a term  in prison 'from this district for  shooting at an officer. He was released the other day, about half of  his term having been served  When asked liow he managed to  "get otiu" so soon' he replied: "I  have i\ beeg pull hatHottawa."  Excellent material, this, for a deputy returning office.  TALLOWGRAPHIC NUSE  By Our Leaskd Likr.  Vancouver, Nov. 15. ���������The  court will decide who is the liar of  this juicy burg.  St. Petersburg,'Nov. 15���������Business is brisk. Another car of exiles just shipped to Siberia.  Victoria, Nov. 15.���������The city  moves. Even the paper edited by  "Rev." Bill Blakemore has been  red lately.  Nelson, Nov. 15.���������You have to  own a fruit ranch now in order to  obtain entree to our Bwelled society-  Earl Grey is all right. He has  one.    Buffalo, Nov. 15���������The Hughes  and cry raised against Hearst last  week allowed the Republican candidate to slip into the lookout chair  of the state.  New York, Nov. 15.���������Billy  Hearst has bought several carloads  of red ink and feels certain of the  future. He kept sober during the  trying ordeal of last week.  Rossland, Nov. 15.���������The city if  crowded with ladies. They have  heard that they marry on sight in  this burg, thus doing away with  the suspense of long courtships.  There is considerable dissatisfaction among the people of the  West Fork of the Kettle river over  the manner in which they were  side-tracked in the last redistribution act. The West Fork is a  part of the Similkameen]electoral  district. The territory is tributary  to Greenwood, and will be until  the Midway and Vernon railway  is built. Nearly all the business  of the West Fork is done in Greenwood, its working mines have headquarters in Greenwood, and a stage  runs twice a week from Greenwood  to points in that district. There is  no connection between the West  Fork and other points in the Si-  milkameen district, except a trail  to Penticton from Carmi, which is  seldom used. All the interests of  the AVest Fork arc identical with  those of the Greenwood electoral  district.. The same public questions  affect both the West Fork and  Greenwood districts, so an effort  should be made at. the next sitting  of tho legislature to transfer the  West Fork from the Similkamecn  to the Greenwood   riding.  tne     candidates       for      mayo,  believe    that   collectively   ' the  had     sufficient       influence      t .  elect him.    The candidate finally  "gave up" $75 An payment for th<  support of these three influential  unionists.    Of course ihe wob de  feated.     We   believe it was tin  plumber who recei/ed the money:  however,  the lucky one refused t*>  "divy"  with the othor two   persons of influence.    The refusai resulted in "strained relations'  and  they gave the snap away.    That is  the   trouble   with    many   of   the  unionistd of the coast who take an  active part  in politics.   They are  either hin lings of some politician  or want to be.    The result is that,  -honest unionists keep out of politics,  and devote  their npare time  towards tho betterment of the condition of the  wage-earner, within  the union.  For 40 cents you can get a pound  can of Crescent baking powder at  Anderson Bros.  HARDY & CO  Midwa}'  Dealer in Dry Goods, Groceries, Boots and Shoes,   .  etc., etc.  BANK OF BRITISH NORTH AMERICA  PAID UP CAPITAL, $4,866,667  RESERVE FUND  -  $2,141,333  ���������Transacts a general banking business. ..'Interest,  allowed on Savings Accoumts, from  one dollar upwards .at.  current rates  COPPER ST.   -  -   GREENWOOD, B. C.~  BANK   OF   MONTREAL  ESTABLISHED  181T.  PAID   VP  CAPITAL, $14,400,000. REST, $10,000,000  UNDIVIDED PROFITS, $801,855.41  General Banking IJusineasTrnnsacted.    Drafts issnod on all point.), and Coileo-  . tions inndo at lowest rat. s.        ' ������.      .  SAVINGS BAN     DEPARTMENT   "j   W. F. PROCTOR,  INTEREST ALLOWED ATCURRENT RATES    /MANAGER GREENWOOD BRANCH  Toronto, Nov. 15���������The Hot  Air mine located on the planet  Mars has just been put on the  market, and the population are  grabbing for the stock like a Mis-  Kourian reaching for the hot cakes.  Three Forks���������Nov. 15���������A  picture of Poker Smith was found  here today among the ruins of an  early hotel. In the picture Smith  has four queens in one hand, and  I a thousand dollars in the other.  In Canada, as in the United  States, perfect freedom is allowed  to all, to go and come as they  please, so long as their acts do not  clash with the criminal code. Persons who are not satisfied with the  conditions in the city or district in  which they ;"live" are at liberty to  pull stakes and move to a more  congenial locality. There are a  few knockers in Greenwood whose  early departure would not prove  injurious to the business interest?  of the city, or to the mining interests of tho district. Every one in  this country-who has brains, or,  lacking brains, is willing to work,  can make a fairly good living. If  his ambitions have not been realized, neither the country nor the  people in it are to blame. The  human .failure has usually a bad  kink in some part of bis anatomy  and can be depended upon to  let all the people with whom  he comes in contact know  it. The Greenwood knockers are not all financial failures.  Some of them have been successful  in a small way in stealing a few  dollars from persons who placed  confidence in them. They are no  longer able to rob or steal, because  tho people know them. Therefore  the hammer.  ^inniriimiti)iiiniiintn������iinniiiiinnninrnniniiininniiiininniHiiiii������to.  I  H. BUNTING  I  I CONTRACTOR ; I  1     AND BUILDER f  I  Dealer in ������  [ Wirdows, Doors,[ f  I Turned Work and 1  j [Inside Finish. |  I SHINGLES, BRICK, ETC. |  I MANITOBA |  | Wood Fibre Plaster |  ^UUUlllllll_liil_IIIUlUllllllUII_UUIUIUUIUIIIUIIIUIIII-iiiUillilU.\^  R.    ROBINSON  Is the only shoemaker - in  America who obtained a  medal at the Paris Exposition in 1S78 for making the  Best shoes. Boots made to  order; Repairing neatly  executed.  COPPER STREET, GREENWOOD  Fresh Vegetables, Fresh Eggs  and Finest Creamery Butter  always in stock. Beef, Pork,  Mutton, Poultry   Best Quality.  RIVERSIBE LIVERY  Good Rigs and Expert- Drivers.   Saddle  Horses always ready.   Hay, Grain and  Feed lor.sale.  First-class Wood for Sale  OEOHGEH. CSOPltEY  M^^t^^^v^^^^^v^^et^^^^^ft^^vivv  Hotel  t-__-i-__afi__3___������ai__3'3::  Fine Tailoring  A Select Stock of Worsteds  Cheviots and Tweeds.  Is convenient to all depots, telegraph offices, and a  banks in the city. Special attention paid to tourists, J  commercial and otherwise. The cuisine is excellent, ?  and all guests receive courteous attention.   Touch  Lthe wire when you want rooms reserved  HOGGARTH & ROLLINS, Proprietors. *  THIS AND THAT  jthttt piffle, opportunities fpr graft,  jtiHpeclaJJy iii connection with rail-  ���������fyay companies have grentiy in-  evaaatid: while in both parlies alike (country   f.wr.      They get ..drunk..  Toronto will not permit faro,  roulette, horso poker, etc., to be  played within, its pious precincts,  but its citizens will gninblo on almost anything that is priuted  nicely and called a stock corlifitcae.  Moat of them in buying stocks exhibit .about as much sense as  a   iviibe   playing tlie blielis at a  The result in Qucens-Shelbourne  shows that that the electors of that  constituency are not ungrateful for  past favors.  It is said thatSaturday night a  man fell through tho hole where the  Midway bridge should bo, and was  compelled to wade ashore. Had  ho not "waded" it is doubtful what  the consequences might have been.  Up to the time of going to pres*  neither J. A. Macdonald, leader of  the oppoattioh, nor any other prominent Liberal has accepted tlie invitation of Premier McBride to discuss the question of ''Bettor Times''  Not even.a solitary deputy returning officer has been found who  could "stuff" the question.  Tho past  M.  P.,   J.  week, Duncan Ross,  A.   Macponnld.   M.  The labor  convention in Vancouver was  not a  success.   The  Socialists and  Unionists could not  agree.     Apparently the disagreement was not caused by any question of vital importance towage  earners.    It was simply a question  of numbers.    The Socialists were  in  the majority something like 90  to 40.   Had they been in the minority it is probably tbe Socialist  delegates would   also   have withdrawn from the convention.   The  wage-earnerB are iu thesaraepc^  siitiou that they always have been.  The conscientious   Unionist dors  not care  to degrade unionism by  mixing it up iu politics.     The majority of the delegates belonged to  Vancouver,   and tho Socialist and  political   unionist  of   Vancouuer  may safely be classed among the  insano   or  morcernary.    * Nearly  every politician of prominence in  that city keeps as hirelings < nj or  moro  trades  unionists,   aud  the  large   majority   of the Socialists  there should be placed among the  othor   mental incurables  at Now  Westminster.    The last time the  writer was in the terminal city he  often visited tho office of tbe Independent,  the then Unionist paper  of   B, C-   It was shortly after a  mayoralty   contest,   in   which a  printer,   plumber   and   plasterer  bad  either taken   a    prominent  part,   or   hud    made   one  TAILOR  Copper Stiujet, GreeSwood  __a_t_3_at_-:  The Kootenay  Standard Cigar  Is made iu Nelson.   Try a shipment and please your patrons.  J. C. Thelin, Nelson  FURNISHED ROOMS  By day or week ; 82 a week  and up, at tbe Commercial  hotel, Copper street, Greenwood.   Bath Jin connection.  P. POUPARD  The Windsor Hotel  of Grand Porks, B, C, caters to  miners, mechanics and smelter men  A. B. Sloan, Manager.  Th  e  trathcooa  Hotel  Q ������==__>  i^^***^^*^^**  i��������� ���������| ������������������.^������������������ ��������� ���������,��������� - i- ��������� r��������������������������� ���������ii��������� -i��������� ��������� ���������������������������"������������������ ii���������y- r*ii���������i���������i���������rnnnl_TLTLi^-a  E. W. WIDDOWSON  PROVINCIAL ASSAYEU and  METALLURGICAL CHEMIST.  Gold Silver Copper or Lcad,eacii,',$i oo  Gold-Silver....(i 50 Silver.Lead.,$i,50  Zinc. ,(j.oo Gold Silver with copper or  lead.. (2.50.  Prompt attention  given  to all samples  25 per cent, discount upon five samples  {BAKBRfST., NELSON.  ol' P, 0. Drawer, uo8������ ?!)otiei A67.  Is situated on a slight eminence, just a block from tbe busy  scenes oo Baker street, and is within easy touch of every,  thing in the city. From its balconies can be seen nearly  a'l the grand scenery that surrounds the beautiful  city of Nelson.     Few hotels in the great west  equal the Strathcona, and tourists] from  every laud will And within its portals  all the essentials that create pleasant memories within the  mind of those who.  -  _   travel.  ^���������**-*-******* _ _ _ _ ------- . - _ __.__ ��������� niiaj*  B. TOHKINS, flanager  NELSON, BRITISH COLUMBIA.  M  J  "n  ���������A  m *Y  THk G1HTCXW00I) LEto:  Oreetvtfoou1, B. Qa' JSTov. 15, 59<5������.' -  ���������sas  Some Good Float  Supplies electricity for Power, Light, Heating  and Ventilation. Power Furnished to mines  for hoisting and air-compressor plants, with a  guarantee that the,service will be continuous.  Get our rates before completing your estimates  THE CHAMPAGNE OF WATERS,  The Mineral Water Incomparable���������in  . the Cafe, at the Banquet, for'the House.  Nature's most delightful and beneficial  bequest to all mankind ".  GREENWOOD LIQUOR  CO.  g_aogo9egasff������ge������ge>o������__������<ago������aae������o������$aa_a������090������p������oe  ���������������?  $ 15,000 Insurance for $2f.50  The new and up-to-date- Tripple Indemnity  Policy of the Ocean Accident and Guarantee  ���������   Corporation, Ltd., the largest accident com-.  .  , pany.in the world.   Assets over ������7,000,000.  FREDERIC W. McLAINE  DISTRICT AGENT, GREENWOOD, B. C.  I  The Pacific Hotel  Is under the management of jGreig-  & Morrison.   The .rooms are comfortably furnished, and the bar con-   -  tains thebestbrands of wines, liquors  and cigars in the city.  The, Pacific Gafe*  is conducted by Moore & McElroy;  It is open clay and night.   The din-  ing  room is one of the largest in  the Boundary, and the lunch cuun-  ter is just the place to get a quick  meal.     Copper street, Greenwood.  sc  Is the best furnished hotel in the Uoundary  district. Ic is heated with steam and  lighted by electricity. Excellent sample  rooms. The bar is always abreast of the  times, and meals are served in the Cafe  at any hour, day or night.  Ernest J, Cartfeir, Prop.  - In the Yukon  The Guggenheinis are reported  to be very - busy in Bonanza creek  and the El Dorado and Cpl.;Budd  and others are following suit and  there is a mania for dredgers there  being already many more in order  than the manufacturers can'supply  and they expect to have at least  forty or fifty rnnning .within the  next three years.' ;It is the generally accepted'theory that when  these get to' work' there will be a  greater output of gold .from the  Klondyke than over- before. The  Guggenheimers have put in a  power plant and are, constructing  a big ditch to bring in tbe'water a  distance of over 40 miles."' They  have had something like a thousand men at work and it is reported  they intend to invest about fifteen  millions in the place. They have  a sawmill working iu connection  with their logging camp chiefly in  turning out material for tiif.ir  flu meg ami timbering ofthe aqednc*.  There is some intention of carry-  this through at one stage by doing  a mile of tunneling, but tbe idea  was eventually abandoned aud the  ditch will be carried through by a  circuitous route instead. At present they are employed in cutting  the thick moss off the track in  order to let the ground thaw out  in the spring. The undertaking  will be a long and difficult one but  will probably be completed next  year.   .  The sawmills will close down  during the winter but the work of  the logging camp will continue,  and it is estimated that 500 men  will be retained in emph yments.  All these new developments notwithstanding the people of Dawsou  do not appear to anticipate any  very material advantage for it is  understood that these large copora-  tions will import on their own account all they requirp, including  food supplies for their emplo}-ces,  as-the quantities required being  very considerable they would be  able to import it more cheaply  than Would the ordinary dealer  and a thing that gives color to this  impression is >the fact -that the  warehouses of the Northern Commercial company have been acquired in tho Guggenheimer interest. It is thus feared that the effect upon the general business of  the place will be tbe reverse of  beneficial.  Many strikes have been reported  during the present season and  various rushes to the Black Hills  and elsewhere have occurred, but  nothing of a remarkable nature except the strike ou Chandler river  which was followed by something  of a stampede.  To all appearances said Mr.  Mortimer to the Victoria Colonist  there is a profitable future before  the place so far as the big com-  panief are concerned but tbe day  of the small digger is done.   ���������  surance, in the politics of the country, , and, iu the trusted management " of banking corpo "ations;  ���������From the Atlantic.to,itho Papific,j  in almost every province of-the;  Dominion, .there has been during  the present year some serious scandal which shocked the moral sense  of the community audbroughtto  dishonor respected names and  great institutions: In the face of  these facts is nota day of hnrnili:.-  tion . and penitence,- not a day of  thanksgiving, more befitting the  Canadian situation ?"~-K:v.  Distant- Appreciation  ' In order to find substantial appreciation in mining it is often necessary to go far from .home. This  remark was born .after .reading tie  following in the Daily-News:  *  A. O. Wheeler who came in from  Butte on Thursday night, accompanied by Bruce White,-sa\s the  Butte people are wonderfully  worked up over, the Krao mine.  The new company that has taken  charge of that property was- floated  within five hours of its launching  upon the market, tire stock to be  issued beiug subscribed for1 five  times over. In fact, Mr: Wheeler  says, those who heard .the report  and saw the ore brought down  from Ainsworth, fell over themj  selves in order to obtain shares.  A limit had to be set to the number of shares which could be sold  teany one person, that limit being  set at 2,000 shares.. Altogether  100,000 shares were issued for the  initial flotation. These. were sold  at SI each. The whole capitalization of the Krao is 850<\0CO  shares of the par ualue of $5 each.  Shares aro now being issued on the  New York market at So ������acb,  100,000 shares being reserved as  treasury stock to provide working  capital.  In New Ontario"'  t'  It is predicted ou all sides that  the spring will-see a big rush to  Larder lake, and it is reported that  a New Liskcard company, have < 1-  ready arranged for a townsiti. there.  Tho journey does entail many  hardships, according to those who  have returned for the winter.  Statements differ as to the distances  traversed, those which were obtained in Haileybury not corresponding with those hore. One  man who knows tlie country well  and who has been on these gold-  fields, places tho distauce as 42  miles north of Temiskaming 'ake.  Ou a number of government  maps Larder lake is nob marked.  Thy   is   no wildcat country, s<>  large ''offers for partly developed  properties must be looked for.   A  pleasant   feature  to note' is that  English capital is again trending  Sloca'nwards.   For several years in /'  London   financial   circles British'  Columbia has been rigidly ���������excluded  from  their lists of. tfrud/tfnl fields of j  iuiiiing investment,*, .tout.' poor old  B.   .0.   has -not   been'. t������ blame.!  Rather is it that the'methods of  their  "miningengineers" And fool  experts have given the country a  black eye    betide* impoverishing  the speculators. But the cnutinued  success following legitimate   mining has made them inquisitive, and  once again   they  will ��������� become-involved   in'mining  in the district.  They are wise ere this to the cause  of the'r f ilu're* hitherto, and their  operations in-the future   will lie  j tempered  with discretion.���������Slocfin  ! Mining Review.  RICH, DELICIOUS,: PURE    J ^  CLEANLY-ri^SNUFAOTURED  '���������  CKYLOVTEA,  "  Is Pac&e<t only in Scaled Lead Packages to  ��������� ���������- Preserve its Goodness.;    '������������������������������������"-���������-"������������������'_-i ���������  BLAOK '   .    '     MXE'D'v; ^REEN,  '��������� AT'YOUR GROCERS .������..",':'",'���������  ���������     i.'m .'   n ������������������������������������������������������������������������'i      ���������           l ���������     i.  ���������    i     r     .     ' .������������������ ������������������",���������������������������,���������' '��������� -    *     ������������������>  nelson iron works :  B. A. ISAAC  R. W. lilNTON  ������������������, Though 85 years old, Jesse Cochran, a citi. e.i of Seattle, has started  for the gold fields of Alaski, where  he hopes to. make a fortune before  he dies. Years ago ho was worth  a fortune, bit 1. st his moiny on1  the San Francisco' stock exchange.  Since then ho has earned a scant  living as a s:gn painter. He has  two sons comfortably off in Seattle,  each of whom is anxious to provide  for him', but the old man has always relied on 1 imself aud sailed  for Skagw.iy without giving them  any hint of his intention.  ENGINEERS AND   CONTRACTORS  FOUNDERS AND MACHINISTS  ]  An Indiana millionaire returned  home and his first act was to have  a stone step pried up to recover a  silver dime which he had lost sixty-  five years ago. IIo probably sympathized with the man who lost a  cent, and after hunting for it for  several days was asked why he  wasted s> much valuable time in  tho search. lie replied: Oh, I  don't care for the cent, but I wont  to know where the d��������� n thing is.  Dekajulie Tea is the only tea of  its cL.ss in the city, and sold by  Anderson Bros.  Repairing and Jobbing executed with Despatch.   '  Sheet Met:il Work, Mining- and Mill Machinery.  Manufacturers of Ore Cars, R.N. Contractors' Car's:--  Corner of Hall and Front Streets  Phone 59 NELSON,  B. C. -    P-O. Box 173  THE MIGHEL HOTEL  Still retains it-' supremacy as th'   oest hotel in the Kootenays.  Ostermoor Mattresses  Clean linen and Good Cooking  Excellent hunting in season.    Good trout fishing in the Elk  river and neighboring streams.    Address all communications to  .'Thomas/Crahan, Manager, Michel, 13. C.  The Hotel Slocan  Three Forks, B. C, is the leading  hotel of the city. Mountain trout  and game dinners a specialty.  Rooms reserved by telegraph. .  Hugh Miyem. Pror.  STARKEY & ,C0.  NELSON, B. C.  WHOLESALE  DEALERS IN  Produce   and  Provisions  J, O. MELVIN ���������-*"������  Mali Orders Promptly Attended  SANDON, B. C.  Manufac:urin������ Jeweler  Expert Watchmaker and Diamond  Setter, Manufacturer of Chains,  Lockets and Rings, Wedding rings  made on short notice.  WORK  GUARANTEED  Next Door to Beading Boom  P. O. BOX  268  PHOENIX, B.C.  Is opposite the Great Northern depot, aud is a delightful haven for tho weary 'traveler; Great veins  of hot water run through the entirq house, * and  bathrooms are always at the service of those in  Bearch of material cleanliness. The dining room' is  an enemy to dyspepsia while the artistic appointment  of the liquid refreshment room makes the drinks go  down like eating fruit in a flower garden. The  sample rooms are the largest in the mountains and  a pleasure to drummers with big trunks.  JAS. MARSHALL, Prop.  Our esteemed contemporary, the  Toronto Globe, frequently points  out tho abounding prosperity this  country is enjoying under the  ] Laurier government. Our trade  has increased by leaps and bounds,  our manufacturers are growing  rich,' our prairie lands are filling  up with a hardy and industrious  population, our revenue is double  what it used to be before Sir Wilfred Laurier attained control of the  government. And yet our contemporary is not altogether satis-  fled. It has occasional qualms of  conscience. It took a retrospective view on Thanksgiving Day,and  this is the result of its reflections:  "And certain it is that this  Thanksgiving Day finds tho people  of Canada as never before shocked  and humiliated becau >e of the uu-  coyering of moral rotteness in  large areas of Canadian life. This  has been a year of exposuie. The  literature of expbsnro has driven  the reports of prosperity from front  page prominence in the Press.  Scandal follows scandal, and  month by month has brought about  the sudden unmaking of hitherto  respected namps. Manufacturers,  tradesmeu, plumbers, fruit export-  ere, aud food supply men, have all  been involved in some form of extortion or.dcceit or unlawful practice whereby they sought to make  gain at the cost of bouor in business, or even of the health of the  people. And now for weeks together there has been served up  daily an unsavory surfeit of discreditable and dishonest deals in  connection with the business of in-  Mary had a little Iamb, its fleece  was white as snow; it strayed away  one day where lambs should l ever  go. And Mary sat her quickly  down and tears streamed from  her eyes; she never fouud the  lamb because she did not advertise.  And Mary had a brother John who  kept a village store; ho sat him  down and smoked a pipe, and  watched the open door. And as  the people passed along and did  not stop to buy, John still sat and  smoked bis pipe and blinked his  sleepy eyes. And so the sheriff  oloscd him out, but still he ling-  gered near, and Mary camo to  drop with him a sympathetic tear.  How is it, sister, can you tell, why  the other merchants hero, sell all  their goods so readily and thrive  from year to year. Reraeml ering  her own bad luck, tbe little maid  replies, "These other fellows got  there because they advertise."  The editor sat in his office  whence all but he had flod, and he  wished that every last dead be..t  was in his grave���������stone dead. His  mind then wandered faraway t)  the time when he should die, a-id  bis royal editorial soul go scooting  to. the sky; when he'd roam tho  fields of paradise and sail o'er jasper  seas and all things glorious would  combino his very sense to please.  He thought how then he'd look  across the great gulf, dark aud  drear, that'll yawn between his  happy soul aud those who swindled  here, and when for water they  would call, and iu agony they'd  caper, he'd shout to them: "Just  quench your thirst with tho due  that's ou your paper.��������� Ex.  Silvery Sleeping: Slocan  One of the surest signs of a revival iu our staple industry is the  number of experts who have visited ue lately oxatniuiug properties.  Wo have claims second to none,  and every inducement tuould be  given to capital to develop them, f  THE ARLINGTON  COPPER ST. GREENWOOD  None but the best brands  of liquors and cigars.  Morning bracers and  and evening hylalls always within easy reach  ofthe 'barkeep."  C. A. DEMPSEY prop.  HOLLAND, CHINESE, JAPAN  ANDFKhNOH BULBS, FRUIT  AND ORNAMENTAL TREES  for fall planting. SEEDS IN  ,BASON. GREENHOUSE  PLANTS, Floral Work, Home industry.    Catalogue free.  HENRY'S NURSERIES  8eed bouse and Greenhouses'  3010 Westminster Road  VANCOUVER, B. C.  A. D. MORRISON  GRAND FORKS  Jeweler and Optician, dealer in  Fine Watches, High-Class Jewelry,  Diamonds, etc.  fievu rcisif ketfiotei  Is the home for nil tourist9 -  and millionaires visiting New *  Denver.   British J Columbia.  HENRY   STEGE,   PROPR.  J. E. Cameron.  F. p. hlEBSCHBH  MERCHANT TAILOR  SHverton, B. C.  Leading Tailor of the  Kootenay?.' ]  Sandon, B.. &  KASLO HOTEL  ;...   KASLO fe C:  Is a comfortable home for all  who travel to that city.  COCKLE & PA rWORTH.  ���������"���������"RUIT"        *" lo"'' 20 acre blocks'  '   ,1V" ' ON KOOTENAV LAtfE  LANDS     F������r sale on easy terniiy  J- E. ANNABLE  NELSON, B. C.  S. J. MIGHTON  CRANBROOK, B. C.  Has the largest stock of Pipes, Tobaccoss  Cigars and Smokers' Sundries in the interior of B. C. Mail orders receive  prompt attcntion.j  THE MAIL STAGE  M. Gillis, Prop.  GREENWOOD TO  PERRY, WASH.  Leaves Greenwood at ������6:30  a. ni. each day. Returning,  leaves Ferry ou arrival of  Great Northern train. Offiiceat  ROSSLAND   HOTEL  Copper Street  The Kootenay Saloon  Sandon, B. C, has a line of nerve  bracers unsurpassed in any niouo-  tain town of the Great West. A  glass of aquarpura given free with  spirits menti.  T^EJVIOflT HOUSE  Nelson. B. C, is run on the  the American and European  plan. Nothing yellow about  the house except the gold in  tl-e safe.    "  MeJorjc   6c  Trcgillus  Develop your sweet taste by  using  Montgomery's  Confections, High Class  Chocolates, Fruit Tablets,  Nougats, e'e,  The MONTGOMERY CO.  NELSON, B. G.  NELSON EMPLOYMENT AGENCY  Nelson, U C.  Mines,    Mills,   Hotels, etc.,  ���������furnished with help,.  d\ H, LOVE, MANAGER  The Reception Hotel  In Camborne gives all its patrons  the purest food, drink aud cigars.  James Lindsley' Prop.  INDUSTRIAL WORKERS OF THE  WORLD       v  G:,EEN VOOD LOCAL NO. 31 1  Meets first and third Wednesdays ofeverjr  month in logics Hall atS p. m.   Visiting  members cordially invited to atteud/  Fran'k Spearing, Pin. sec'y,  Edgar W. Dyxes, President  NOTICE  i'Iubc the lollow.iiu' tr.nu ol land. <Jomim-iH-iii<  ..i. a |io������t marked J. C. I>- voutliwut corner lieiui;  tlie nortlicjut corner of iirvcin(iti<)D Kccuril >���������<>.  .'1311. thenco north forty chains, thence- we.������t  forty chain.*, tuence wiitb f.Tly chains, tliomo  i_rt fjrty uiMiiii t<> place of cominuucv -  meut. j>ituatc on tlio Wwt Fork of K>'ttlo riv r.  Siraill .I'tntum DtvHou of Yak- District cuuuiu.  aicroue huniltoil ami sixty acre*  Llut dtliid X3.b day of Octuliei, 1301.  JAMES C. DALE  Blue Prize, H^nry Van:,  Columb is and Havana Ark  CIGARS  arc Union Made Cigars, made by W. V.  Kilbourne & Co., Winnipeg aud stld on  he road by GliORGE HORTON.  t     ' '  itoforo  buying, fruit lards,  see us or write  R. J. STEEL  Only tho best liskd^  Fire, Accident "and Health  Insurance.  [HUDSON'S BAY BLOCK  Nelson, B, 0.  M1NEUAL ACT  Ccrtifica-c of Improvements  ���������NOTICE  Ottawa Fraction, mineral   Culm. ������lla:>(e In  theGrttonwoixl Mining OivLilon of Vale District.   Whi-rti lui'iMcd:���������IVovMiMiccl'omji.  TAKK  NliTICE that Thurtus riroxnorln mil  Hugh McKte, KriM MinerV Ctrtlik-uto   No.  iitteml  lxtvl:iy- CrinMuirlKro /  o ������|i|j|y tothu Mining ltantra<iri-ir������ ~  U.afi-. t>.y������'       .....     .    .        .   "..:..   .. .' -      (VrUflcila  >f linprott'mu'itii, fur thii i>ur|H>;,<)0. ohtuiuln*  i Criwu wwitof the ubuvo Olaltn  Ami furl .or take n.^lci' flint iftion. undi-r  wtiuii .'17 mu't tx! t'<i~iiu.'iicid liftiru thu  ���������runup* of aiicd Ortifioiitu of luipruvriuiuit  Dated this Mi diiy of Au>iU������i,A D., I''������������:.  ,   K-l<J  INOTIf'K. ,  'n the Mmtter of the tnnd lt������(rl������try A������tt  and In the Blatter of tlio Title to Tort  (8.03 Acien/of Lot iZ������, mid Tart of  lotlOll, (troap i, Onuyooi um������lim.  Vol* Dlm/ict, n, ci.  WHEBUAy Oirtliicat* of Title of, Th������  ifoiitru.ii and H"t>4'in Co;>|ierOouir������iuy, Llmitwl,  ���������dug ('urtifk'uk uf Titlo .Vu. &*>7n to luu ulrt>������  lior������ditn;uciit������, liuti Ixvui lust or d.'otri'.vH ������"d  i|ipli' atlou hun Ikvii mudc to me for a duiillo'al^  thcrool: '   .   ,..���������;,  NOTICE U hflrolty (tivon tb/ti a dupllcata Ccr-  *lflc������te of Titlo to tho ��������� bjyo' berndlfcitomita ���������������-l,t  lie l(������.mtd ut tho fxplratlun nfoim ni'iufli fr������m  the data hereof unlusJ In. the rrinauUma vulld  ohJiiCtion to the contrary If mmh tonus in  ���������vrltlitB, W. n. Et)\IO\riS, ,  I)!������tr ot n^(r.'������tr������r of Till<*������.  liiiid IV������i<lry Oftljc, Kamliwi*.', B', U., Oct*  Iicj 8th, VXti, O'-'recnrrnod, KC, Xuv. I.'j, 1170\>.  THE GfiEKWOau ILETDaiSF  assacaM������������gr1rrjr.,fiif*g!JjH*������3^ ,"S/!Sc6*i'.*?__!i!___  iWVr^f+'+'-ffH-'rff'  ������  Sir"FiigeI"  Bi������ A.. CGNAK DOYLE.  Cowrst-on  .p;V.CHt'L:5t_H.fLI���������  of  ffe&Ve'rr  BY C'ORELI. V  T'rease&re  Jungle  BY SING-AIR.  Jane Cable  UY McCUTCHEON.  Puck pt      ".   .  V Piok^rfiri  ���������      ��������� By KliPTiiI-Nf!.  r;Hqjss j.:..  ���������._.,G,R.p:x\\/<-M>j>, a(c-        . -. ,corpkr,'6t.  ,lJeolttwK*^.StattoTicrs, AVailpaper-beajiers, Bfobaccos and Cigius,  FW������-rTr-������rPj  A BARBAROUS PEOPLE.  Below  is-- printed a stntcsnent,  under  ,1:1th,  made  by Sergea'tt   Baldwin, who  ..Was  orderly  to Adjutant    General   Bell  ^hiring the  hibor tr-mblt-s in Colorada  ;If true, and tliere is no reason to doubt!  jts truth,   it reveals a barbarous-.sthte-of'  ,-a.Tnirs in a country  which' claims to be  rthe  '-'most free on  earth."    This state of  .affairs is- the natural result ofthe policy  jPursued"' by  Inrge employers of labor in  jthe United States for the past fifty years.  Jiittlc difficulties that could  have been  .settled without strikes  ircre luajrfiified.  ���������Instead of conciliation, ' foreigners were  ^imported  to  take the place of employes  who had grievances.    After a time these  in turn had grievances, and were replaced  By others less enlightened.    In time this  policy r-a;lte(l in tlie intelligent working  men of the  United States being in the  niinoritr, and the large  majority being  ignorant   foreigners.      These   were by  .nature  and early enviroumeat   unfit to  reason  intelligently, so   they used  the  only weapon withwhich they are f.inn'liar  ���������brute fotce��������� to enforce their demands.  (Outrages   were   committed  that would  .never, liaro.- been dreamed of by American  workers*.   This blind force was met  and subdued by that too general resort fttp to the shive wheel, and thus break the  o: capital���������bullets   and    bayonets.     In I weakened cable and drop the cage to the  At this, meeting it  the month of November, 1903, and after  said time, Harry Orchard, who- was also  using the name of Tom Hogan, was in  the employ of the Cripple Creek Mine  Operators' association, and'was reporting  regularly to.the milisary forces stationed  !at'Victor, Colorado, during that time;  that this affiant saw the said Tom Hogan  on the 14th day or November, 1903, and  heard him make his report for that day.  That just prior to the breaking of the  cable and killing of fifteen men on Strat-  ton's Independence mine on the26th day  of January, 1904, this affiant, together  with Mr. Travelle, II. G. Moore, A. T,  Holiuaii, S. D. Crump and Nelson Frank-  lin, met in the house or thft-'saidiTravalle.  and during tlie conversation lit* was stated!  that something must' be done to break  ;the strike then being carried on by the.-  Western Federation of Miners. It was  then suggested tiiiit ��������� the shaft house be  blown up ; but, after some conversation,  it was agreed that that would entail too  large a cost. Afterwards it was agreed  that some person should be selected who  would, by use of acid, weaken tlie cable  used on the hoist in said mine, and that  one Prank Gelisse was to be used as  engineer at the proper time; and that he  was to be instructed to lbt the cage  run  parties objected to that, and finally it  was agreed that the iludepundence depot  at Independence statiph should'be blown  up, for the reason that it y/as an. olili-  abandoned depot, and,the.cpst.wou.ld-riot  be much ; aud furthermprc; tllu'J Independence and Altmau'wcre tlie hotbed of  the \V. V. M.-members at iivat '.time. It  was agreed that .when the depot vVas  blown up the explosion was to |>e charged  tO' th&' Western Federation of Miners.  Somo'of the parties asked .who \vouid;1>e  Glelland told me to go up to- Hang's  office and beat his head off,  Some time between' the 13th and lt)lh  of June; 1904; if was* agreed: by'iiiembfers  of tlie Mine-Owners' and Operators' asso������-  elation that the military guards should  (be withdrawn from the hall ill Victor,,  whero there- were a- large number' of  Western Federation of Miners' nttMitbers  .confined, atid the hall' was* to- Ufc set 011  fire, and gun men were" tb"> be' placed  around the building in* sitc.li a manner  Uiuiproper person to have charge pf tliis   tliat they coiijfl' shoot tlie -men as they  time the gulf became so wide between  employer and employe, that the original  relations of confidence and respect had  been changed into bitter, unrelenting  enmity. /JChe people ofthe United States  .arc beginning to reap the whirlwind.  ���������Xhrough the greed and short-sighte.ltiess  of large employers of labor the number  of ignorant workers imported in the post  decade has been .too large.-for tbe intelligent portion of the population to assitni-  'late, atid: should there come a period of  financial depression, such as occurred iu  1S92, 1893, and 1894, it is impossible to  foretell what the outcome may be, with  .millions of ignorent people at the point  of starvation.  In Canada we are'following the same  (coursc. .that   they  have   in   the United  State*..   A large proportion of the immigrants that are settling up the west are  'of the lowest types of Europeans and  Asiatics,   many  'of them    have   to  be  corralled      like      cattle,      of     which  .the      Doukhobors       are    a      sample.  .The     same      course    is    being    pursued: in- Canada as in the United States.  .The present strike at Fernie is the outcome  ,pf' this   po'icy.     t^stea.-^ of the  .friendly relations that should exist between employee and employer, there is  ybetter enmity and contemptible trickery  on both sides, evidenced, at every conference.     Each is trying to trap the other  (on petty issues that are not of importance to either.    Neither District I'rts"-  jdent   Sherman   nor   General  Manager  Lindsay are broad-minded enongtato approach a conference with tlie intention  !of dealing honestly a^d fairly with the  other.  ������  The following statement is published  (to show what will (h/e the result if employers of Canada follow iu the foorsteps  jof those ofthe United Slates:  Static of Colorado,  ,City and County of Dkxvkk���������ss  Claude C. Baldwin, being first duly  .sworn, upon oath deposes aud says:  J hat he makes this affidavit voluntarily,  and that no person has usedlany influence of any nature whatsoever to get him  {to make this affidavit, and- that. all. the  ^things stated in this affidavit are true of  .affiant's  own   knowledge ;   that, during'  boltomiof the mine,  was agreed that this was to be done without killing any af the men. A few days  later it was done, but fifteen mernwwe  killed.  A few days prrorr to the 22nd''of November, 1903, tliere was a meeting at  which it was agreed that Harry Waters  and H. F, Guyton were to pull off a  premature explosion in the Vindicator  mine. That could not well be done during the daytime unless near the hour of  4 o'clock, so it was finally agreed that an  explosion should occur on the sixth level  at some time when the- cage was loweredi  It was agreed that a wire was to be  stretched across the shaft nnd the lowering of the cage should set off the explosion. The powder was placed in position  and a Colt's revolver: hearing the U.. S.,.  stamp was so fixed that the wire would  "pull off " the revolver and the revolver  explode the powder. ��������� Jack Bowman was  approached about'-this mattert.bot from  all I could learn the price slTercd'was too  mill, and Bowman declined to'carry out  the matter. On the night of November  22, 1903, after the explosion had occurred  and killed Beck and McCormack, I had a  conversation at the Vindicator mine with  Frank Woods and Sherman Bell and A.  T. Holnian; and they said that the wire  had been stretched across the shaft and  that Beck and McCormack, not knowing  that the thing was in place, went down  onthe cage-and the explosion followed,  killing them. I saw the revolver which  had been used to cause tlie explosion, and  know it was a United States weapon. Afterwards, another weapon was substituted,  a little bulldog revolver. The parties  who fixed the explosives in place were  to leave the mine through a tunnel level  connecting therewith.  That 0:1 or about the 30th day of May,  A. D. 1904, at the Brown Palace hotel in  Denver, a. meeting was held at which I  was present, and. between S. I). Crump,  A. T. Holman, Mr. Copeland, A. E. Carle-  ton, H. G. Moore and- Nelson Franklin.  In the conversation it was said that something had to be done, as- no success had  been made towards breaking the strike.  It was first proposed to blow up the F. &  C. C. depot in Victor, but some of the  xplosipn, and Messrs. Copeland .AJ|d  Franklin jstated that they would answer  for-Harry Waters and II. F. Guyton doing  thdjob. It was agreed that the- explo*  siou should be '���������' pulled off " just-after the  train left the depot, and that care was to  .be taken so that no one would be killed.  On June 8th, 1904,-1 heardL Franklin' and  Copeland talking.tog,etlii!r audi soy tuat  it was too b*l that thonion were killed  at the Independence station, aud they  said-thatthe men who "pulled it off" must  have Uscn drunk.  Before going down to Duniiville, Nay-  lor, Waters, Guyton and others were-sent  ahead, and were to station themselves in  the hills, and when the armed force came  down they were to begin firing as rapidly  as possible to give the impression that  the miners were firing npon our armed  force A telegram was sent, under agreement, from near Dunnvillc, stating that  the miners were there with u large armed'  force. That was done- to- have an excuse for going down there; When the  armed foice arrived���������aud I was present  with the armed-.' force���������the firing in tbe  hills occurred as prearranged, and as  soon as we began firing these men, who  had been sent down on horseback, immediately returned to Victor so as to be  there before we got back. The John  Carlcy, who was killed at that time, was  deliberately murdered, and I know the  name of the man who fired the shot, and  will at some future time make his identity  known. These things were done through  orders issuing from military headquarters'  On the iath.day of June,, 1904, a proposition was- made- to- me at- the Military  club-in Victor by- Nelson Franklin and  Thomas E. McGlellandito go'to Cripple  Cresk and murder Attorney Frank J.  Hangs of the.- Western Federation of  Miners.. I- was told if I did thejobl  would lose nothing by it. " We will look  out- fon 3:011,!' was tHee remark of Mr-  Franklin.. The next day I was told by  the same parties to go to the office of the  said Frank J. Hanes, .and:-if I-* founalhini  seated at his desk, to1 hit him over the  head with my gun, and'if he even raised  a hand to ward off my blow, to shoot him  and! they would stand by me. I refused  to carry out their instructions, but did go  to his office and arrest' him: Nelson  Franklin, Thomas E.-McGltllandiaiid 0.  I*. Hanford were on the sidewalk on Bennett avenue,, Cripple Greek,  when-Mc-  Auditorium,   Greenwood  Oi\JE Nl&HT  Tuesday Not. 20  e.'ime.downstairs to- escape .being bumetl  up. This, plan was:made at militaay  headquarters,, and Harry G. Moore and  Ai T, Holman were the principal ad  visers,-  At; about? the time that Moyer was  -brought from Telluride to appear before  the supreme court,' Sherman Bell told me  ��������� that'he had positive assurance that the  supreme court would back up any and all  the acts of the-Peabody administration.  .During the morning of June 6th, Sherman Bell was called to the 'phone at the  State House in Denver by some, person  in Cripple Creek, and in nly presence  made the remark over the- 'phono:- "So  it has come off, has it? How- m&uyywere  killed? Will be up thore tonight."'  During the commission of all- these  crimes and the pla-nning.s-of'criines which  were not committed,, it was freely talked  ;aniotig<Uie parties advising the commission of said crimes, tfmt it was fully understood with-Clarence Hamlin, the secretary of the Mine Owners' association,  that these things should be done aud that  he was acting with and heartily in sympathy with all ofthe matters which were  planned by Uiese people. All of the  matters which I have stated herein are  true of my own personal knowledge. I  occupied a position of responsibility, and  was trusted and relied upon by these--  men; and. they talked: freely, in my.  presence, and sometimes askedany advice  with reference to these matters.-  Cjiaudiv G. Baldwin;.  Subscribed! and sworn to-before me  this 29th dty of- September, A. 1). 1906.  1   My commission expires April-20,1910.  j    [Seal;] Minnib-C. Clahy,  Notary l'ublic.  A Min-itfg: Rffmaiice  Mk. F,- J3taitti������ of Bay _Tijj-.  M'icliu. f������ wow tlie-' paffc ow-nofo!  the richest) mines- in* the* l&i'ny  disti'feK Tlio ore carries high  lvalues, m golflj-8ilver"and copper..  Tlie secret of this mine was kept  for more than twenty yorirs by  Ben Almos, an ohl half-bre.'ri  trapper, who hoard of it from Lis  Indian relatives. For years he  has sought a man whom he considered Biiflit'iently honest to share  his secret. Because of Bcatt-ie's  prompt weekly payment to his men  employed in the Argentine mine  Almos concluded he was-the'inaiv  to whom the secret might safely he  imparted. lie did so with tlie understanding. tha;t he (lAluios)1 was  to have one-half1 ofi' the earnings.  Mr. Feattie has* taken all necessary steps to secure the property.  The best coffee in the city at Anderson Bros.  Pioneev  Perfume- the ozone these frosty  mornings by smoking a Kootenay  Belle cigar.  Don't delay getting your photos.  3Ir. Mac-knight will be glad to see  you at the City Studio any day for  the. next fifty weeks.  "When yotr want a monument or  headstone, write to the Kootenay  Miirble Works, Nelson, B.- C  Premier'  Hungarian-  a  Es not  marker.,  for vonr.j  iyonv next order  Guaranteed %  Akxand'  new flour on  It lias. Buen in  the  use  A^k fov ^ Stick in  the  ^1  Gt^e&nrjuood,. B. C  I'he oldest'  hotel! in   the  Citv,- and stilll tinder the  same management. Rooms  'comfortable, meals equal to  :iiny in the city, and- the bar  (supplies only, the best. Corbel- of Greenwood' and Government streets,  dt W. Jfelson  Milling Co'y  URAOs'DOX, MAN.  ;BEAIiy INVESTMENT AND TRUST CO. LTD  ��������� ���������  ' Geo. R. Naden, Manager.  Farm lands, timber limits, mineral claims, mining- stocks  ,and shares. City real cstace bought,.solll andiexchanged!  r���������all and see our list..  FROM  G0MPANY  Patten  & Fletcher  Owners and Managers.  PEOPLE  Our Motto, Clean, Refined  and Moral High class Comedy  Two grand band concerts,  at 4 and 7:30 p. m.  FRANK   FLETCBEi  PROVINCIAL LAND SURVKVOK.  KELSON. B. C.  fl -lilli-l-WltjC  A'RIfl SOLE AGISTS FOR  Tllestav'-s.itisfactoryRaiige;   Will' last a Lifetime.   Absolutely Inde-  strtt'clilsle. ''Pol'ished'ToiJs,, WellsvillcPolishcd Steel Bodies. ��������� Made in Four  -Sizes.'mid Kqftfpineut for .Hvcr*y Isequiremeut.   The Monarch' is built .on  Scientific Principles, and'is, without climbt, the BEST RANGE MADE.  Come inandiask to see the MONARCH, ,  ,     ,  I.-The Hunter-Kendrtek Co.  ���������LIMITED. . '  F.llU ITi* IMI'ITAL, $10,000,ODD.  KKSKKVK PUNI>,.84,500,000.  B. E.  WALKER, Gen. Manager.    ALEX. LAIRD, Asst. Goir. Man.-  Branches Throughout Canada, and m the United- Stated  and England,  A Generiil Blinking, Business Transuotrd.    Accounts* may. bc'.ohene'd'.by'  ; mail w-itli'iill lirmclies of this BJink.  Savings; Ban!; Department;  I&eposils of'Sl and upwards rcci-ived, aud'interost allowed at current/'  rates.- Tin; depositor is sulijcer to no delay whatevw in the witli--  draw-il of'the whole or any portion of'the. deposit,  W. ALLISON,. Manager Greenwood Branch.  ������/������/������^/������/������^/������^/SS-^/������/������/������/������/^^/������''������-^^'������������)  WE' WILL BUY'  iooo���������International Coal ������0.6,5  5000 CaTiboo-Mc'KiniK'y..-.    0,051  5000 Dctiorti Mines:  0:10  2000 Diamond  Vale.' ��������� 0.1S  5000 Telkwaiilim-s  0.1S  \w wm mi:  1  iocs T.a'-l'lata Mines.,.1...  ico Dominion Copper..'  5'too California   2000 Ruuibler-Carib'oy,.,,  5000 Nicola'Coal Mines..  ,..���������������0.21  ..' 6:25  .. 0.07  .. 0.32  ... 0.06^  Wo fiave-slocks for saic upon which largo-returns  can bo secured by buying at the present low prices.  Write for pmHiculdrs-; it will-pay you.. D������A^E���������'10tf2I-  1  ,  &���������  Alining' and Investment Brokers;-'Nelson, "B. C,  ���������mm{!itnff>������'fnuMmtni,mmmimm  VENDOR/IE HOTEL  ANACONDA  Is just a few minutes' walk from  the center of Greenwood, and a  convenient place to drop in at the  eiul of a walk. Convenient to the  smelter   and  provides tho public  with  EDS  ,OARD AND  'EVE RAGES  W.-B.-T  The Funniest show  Since Time. Began  A Show that will Amuse the Young  and old, a show that is Reconinieuded by  the Clergy, Press, and Public of two  countries, a show that carries a superior  Uniformed Concert Band and Orchestra:  D0NT MISS IT  Popular prices at usual places  Canadian  Uuying your fall suits or overcoats it" aviII pay you to examine  our stock. "Wo Iiave a large assortment.of overcoats at Eastern  Pri'ceSj from ������9> to $15; They are of the latest styles' and?  patterns.,/ -IV costs nothing to examine our sfoek.  Winter Excursion  EAST, $83,555  ORKHNWOOD TO  MONTREAL, TORONTO  and all tjoiiits thereof in.  ONTARIO and QUBBEC.  Quebec, St. John, Hsiiif.-ix  Maritime   Provinces,  Rates   on  ���������Application.  . Tickets on salo dailj? November  ;      . 21th to DAeembcr lUst  BOUND  TFUP, F1IIST CLASS  Tlirce Months Limit.  F. M. LAMS  PROVINCIAL LA-'-D.'SURVE-YOft  GREENWOOD   B. C  Waterproof Paints.  Coal Tiir,- Pitch,|  Creosote, Oils for  Preserving Timber,.  Roofing-- Pitch  And Paints.  Kelson CoRe aud'Gas:Cb. Ltd.  LOST  At Eholt, about a month ago a Kay  Caynse, branded I Con left shoulder, and  white saddle marks on each side. A it-  ward of ?io will be paid; to the- p'ersou  relurninS-satiie to  J. F. BROWN.-Eholt, B: C.  Inyfctifs Shjoe?  We -liM solo- agents for", the Slater "ibviotui"  Shoe     Wb  Guarantee Every Pair.-.  RUSSELL=LAW=GADLFFELD G0.  L.IMITEJD.  Groceries, Hardw'av,e, Clothing-and Gents'Furnishings.  OLD COUNTRY UATES  $94������55- Return  HALIKAXorST JOHN*-  Iti.'turn Oi^ean Fnre  S.iI^oii Second        Steern^e  ^JOO.       _ ������7G.OO.   . Ifil.t-O,;  nlid iipinccordin^ to Btcamer  For detailed Information, sail  lijfffl rti'&in ������tean)er.*-.,iirKtcla������8 or  tmiiiiit jiKscnor reeorvntionfl apply  lot'nl D^oritB nr-writo'  - TiiH  RE)DPATir;.Gr(!OnwoM(l  E. Jf.CO\VK, A. 0. r. A.  Vmi convey  iT.' S,< CAIITJU1,.������. P. A\,.  [Norton..  rK TIlKSUritK-llR COUKTdFUUITlSII  COLUMItlA.  In tho Matter of tlie " Jirilp;���������i< lits Act  1899." and Amending Acts.  AND  lit tho Mutter trf-a Jud^mciit obtninod In  an Action  in  this Honourable Court.  BKTlrKBM.  GEORGE HERRMANN,.  PlnlfttilT (JndBmcnt Crtilitor)  AND RALI'H HARRON*"'  Dvfcurlont (Judgmenl Debtor)  KOT1CE  ���������TAJCr: KOTICE that this ITnnniir.ir>'c Court  1 will bo moved flt the Oourt. ilbii'n ��������� t tho Ory'1  of Vaiiciiuver on WVilnus 'ay. In- 21 -t <l:iy nf  Novciiiln'r. A. U, 1!M)G:' at tlm liV.nr' of eleven  o'clock in the-fiirenoon, or sn wm rhcrcafrsr as  Counsel can lie licivnl��������� li.v Coim-tlon livh.ilf <>!  the .InilcrmiMit Crrdit6r. fir an order that tlie In-  tcrost of tlie estate of Ralph Hnrrnii.Jmluiuuul  Dclit'ir. decoued liiteitite. in the lanrl.^ Ii -ruin  nfw flL-orlbed-, t- n coiii|ietent |i������rt'ihereof, lri>  "lid lori'all.ie the 'amount (uiynlilc iindi^r the  jtidt-mfiit hertln:  An uniilvldi-il one-foiirth Inlcrcct In thfi "Utill"  Mineriil LTi'nvd ocrlhed tm J.ot Tv/t> tliriiHiitnl,  tlirod lmiidrwl and foity'thrcu (:'.'II3) In Coup  Ono (1) on th ullli-liil plan or ..(ivviiv of tin.1  Sliiiilknmr-aii (fnrmnrlv ������)H������y.i/.sJ IllvUlim of  Vuleilhtii'jl. Ilii'Mh t'lihmih'a.  AN'I* THAT it l| pi-rsun.* Inivlii).' Ii-j.-n! Intonvt  in t-.i!j4iil'l iliMi-rili'-il'lanilidA .t'ltiw ca-iso n-liv  tlii! aula tinier sh aid mil lietfiitntrd,  In support of the motloi will he rend'lh'e nfll'  duvlMnf OcniRi! flerriiiann and Arthur Miuiti-h  Wliltwlilfl sworn aiidllh-d herein.  AM) KUKT1IEK TAKE NOTKJE that hy an  jrtlur rilMlio lloiionrahle Jlr. JiiHtici; .Murflthin  inn lie liertln Hit- llth day ol October. A. I)..  1WW. it wag ordered that ilii-Jmluineiit Creditor  lio flt-'lihurty to serve Hal lli.rrnii, ucpliuK- nf  the nbnvtl' nantol ���������lull'.'iiii'iit Debtor, with the  alnvu iiiitlceof 'iiii.tion and of the ."a:d nnler liv  publication of an iidvurtlm-iiii'iit of the ."iiuio in  two cuiiHeeiitivu Is.iUiiH of any i,eun!j|ip'r imiIf-  li.Hlied in Hie Oityvof lirei'iiH-aed. Province nf  Hrltlsll U'lliiln'dii. and that 'he i'iimN nf servlee  mil of the order letlie coat* of the .ludmiiuiit  Oredlforln theo.-iuse in any event;  Duloil ttil.-i 1st (lav o'i Noveinlior. A. D,1. V.HX.  A.M. U'HITKMIIK  Solicitor fir tiie.JutlKiiientCr. d.tor.  To1 Hnl Jfai run  MID-DAY RUG SALE  Tin; finest, cheapest and best-assorted line of Rugs th.-it ever landfcd'  in your-city.    AH sizes from 25 cents up.    Plione 16.  A. L. WHITE & CO. Bou-oFurnishers  s-jsjgggaa-^r-^  are showing heavy weight fsveed'  and worsteds for fall that can't be heat.  Each suit an exclusive pattern.- No two*  alike, hxtra trousers. Large variety  to select from  ..... ..,   |   WORKMANSHIP THE BEST  W. El'son Merchant Tailor  COPPER   STREI-T.  5*ff5-s������;-j*g*mjf^'mi>^^^^  J!<)TI"K.  In- tho-lttnttfer'-.of trre Lund negt������try Aot,  mid  In tholMHtterof llio Titlo to"iot  >'Hiri>������������r Efgrhtoen, In Itlook "J,"  In  tU������ City of'Greenwood, nccordlng;'t<>  tlMiflttlxllviHlon of tho  Mnmoiit Alln-  rtrnl Claim, I'lim Forty-Six. i.  WUEBBAS O-rtlfltinto of Title of ;Ed*nrd  T. MoiWv&blnif Certificate of Title No, t������7t), to  tl!Olibovfl���������rlorodllt^.���������nellt,*���������, linn heen Inst- orjd.*-  ntroycrl ������'iri .iippH' atlon hna been made Ito mu  for a duplicate thertiol:  KOTICR l������ lieroby'Blven that a dup'lcato Cer-  tlllculo of Titlo to tlio buvo lioreilltumiiiitR.wlll  boliBlied nt'tho oxpiruilon of ono iii'iurh from  the date hereof uulesa In the mcanllnic valid  ol'jcclfo'i to the contrary Is made to mo In  wrltlnif W. H. EDMONDS,.  rifltr.ot Rcglstrftr of Tlllon,  Urjil Bcfilntry O/Ilce, Kiiriloow, U. 10., 8th  November, p.yi,  Kootenay Engineering- Works  NELSON, B. C.  I'V������iindi.'r-.**,  Jl-'.cliini.sls -uid  Iron   Worker*. Miiker,s of* tho Crawford1  Aeriitl   Tr-iin.-   Ciistings, ^Builders'   Miiterials,   Mill  aml'Mining Machinery  P. 0/ BOX* 4 03; B.C. TRAVI5; MANAGER.  *eosoe������c90*36'eooffi������G<&������c������'S&!^ocode������o9������<^������'e9������������9������eeec������  o.,;  Dealers in-  ppesh atjd Salt ]VI'ea,:s,.Fifih!and P'oaltPy  Shops*"in nearly all the towns of'Boundary and  tho Kootenay.  il  ���������Hi  4

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