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 7TT"���������?T-  1 .'   "i ..  *<  .' ������������������  v  ,,������������������',->       '      ������  *.  T7"*~   *  i   . j '       /  ^^r>>^^i^^  .'^* > i  hc:r: <���������-   * ,���������   /  with Which is, incorporated, the boundary .creek times.  Voi,.'  XVIII.  GREENWOOD, B. C.j! THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 16, 1911.  I Around Home S  ������ ^^__2' 1BILi.���������miL,L i  .   J. W. Frost'is'spending a few  days in tbe city. ,',  A. L. White,will make a trip  to Princeton in a short time.  George Vichary. recently shot a  deer that weighed 350 pounds.  For  pianos,  White.  Rent-  sewing  -Furnished  machines.  houses,  A.   L.  WALTER G, KENNEDY  CIGARS, TOBACCOS, PIPES 'AND, SMOKERS'  ��������� :    SUNDRIES^ "'''"  CANDY,  FRUIT AND CONFECTIONERY  "Drop*in when you wish to read the latest Papers and Magazines  Agent for. Phoenix Laundry.       . Office of Phoenix & Midway Stages  THE CANADIAN BANK  OF COMMERCE  SIR EDMUND WALKER, C.V.O., LLD., D.C.L., President  1 ALEXANDER LAIRD, GENERAL MANAGER  Rev. J. A, Petrie is now pastor of the Presbyterian church in  Merritt.  ���������I  ��������� Work on the new postoffice in  Grand Porks has been suspended  until spring.  Nick Polorica has returned to  Phoenix where he .will again embark in business,   l  The Hon. Martin Burrell is a  member'of the Greenwood branch  of the Overseas Club.  Boen,���������In New ^Denver, upon  November 8 to Mr. and Mrs.  Thomas Avisori, a'son.  ' Mr. Nurse "came in from Salmo  this week and hasJtaken a position with A. L. .White.  R.L. Miles, has ������old his business in Grand Porks and opened  a general store.in Carmi.  The authorities ��������� put a quietus  upon the pasteboards in Greenwood last Thursday night.-  *No trace of Ed Haugau-has  yet been found.1' He was recently  lost in the- mountains of Sheep  Creek:  For Saws. ���������Two Heifers,  yearlings, one in calf. Apply to  Thomas Auger, 2 miles west of  Eholt. '    "  >  Otto Hansen is able to get out  on. crutches afters being seven  months in the hospital with, a  broken-leg.   - '-������ "-"*--- - -'-" - n.-  Harry Shallenberger was in  town a few days ago, and in  conpany with F. Keffer made a  trip to the Princeton camp.  Fritz Haussener would provide  a good home for a heavy horse  this,winter for the use of it.  Every care will be taken of it.  Wm. Wallace, formerly a  tailor in Phoenix, was put in jail  at Republic recently charged with  getting money under false pretences.  Only six live ones turned up  for the sparring exhibition in the  Auditorium last Saturday evening, and the event swas postponed. x  The Record says that L. L.  Matthews was in New Denver  looking up a business location,  and* incidently  selling -Calgary  have placed a marble monument  over the graye of Joseph Taylor  in Phoenix. Taylor died about  three years ago, and was the  original'locator of the Brooklyn  mine. *     ,   ,'  F. W. McLaine will be *in the  field for the mayoralty,. and the  names,of James Russell and Duncan Mcintosh are also spoken of  in connection with the same high  and honorable position. The  coming municipal campaign  promises to be lively, and the  candidates should announce their  intentions early and often.  This is a world of "constant  change. A few months ago T.  A. Love was running the leading  Liberal paper in Phoenix, and  now he is a delegate from Grand  Forks to the Conservative convention in New Westminster.'  Brother Love is a wise and clever  business man, and not averse to  a diet of fat government ads.  Owing to the' excellent fire  protection in Greenwood, and  the proper representation of the  conditions to the various companies by (F. W. McLaine, the  insurance rates in this city have  been reduced from 10 to SO per  cent. The thanks of all who  carry insurance in this city are  extended to Mr. McLaine for his  efforts iu bringing about the  reduction.  Western Float'  Rupe now has a brass band..' -'  * Lynn Valley has a new vicar.  Enderby has formed an Overseas  club.  Hen  thieves  are busy in Blairmore. ' , ,  Creston held its first apple show  last week.  new moving  The annual meeting of the  Curling Club took place on Monday eveuiug. Dr. McLean was  elected president; Norman McLeod, vice-president; F, Green-  way, sec.-treas.,- and Messrs.  Russell, Evans, - McMynn and  Taylor were appointed an executive committee. It was decided to  look into the matter of having a  Boundary bonspiel in Greenwood  this winter.  upon  ��������� Cumberland has a  picture show.  T. Lee has been appointed policeman at Clinton.  J. if. Adams has opened a drug  store at Telkwa. '  A board of trade has bean organized in Bilverton.  Dad Jamieson has opened a restaurant in Telkwa.  Hazelton  had no 'turkey  Thanksgiving Day.  The building boom at Republic,  Wash., has ceased.  The sawmill at Enderby has  closed for the winter.  P. McGregor may' open a real  estate office in Kaslo.  The little town of Courtnay has  three blacksmith shops.  *W; H, Cullin has been appointed  King's Printer in B. C.  in  No. 18  deposit by nine votes, but Johnson  went to the bad entirely.'  At her ranch . near Penticton,  Miss Fowler recently shot an eagle  owl that measured 54 inches.across  ther wings', from '"tip to tip.. Miss  Fowler had been losing her chickens and set a trap. "The big bird  flew away with the trap, but a shot  from Miss Fowler's rifle brought it  to the ground.  ' r v  The story of the "Pathfinding  automobile," which reached Hazel- -  ton from Seattle recently, going via  Quesnel and the Fraser Lake wagon  road, receives a rude jar by tho  fact which has come to light, that  the car was dismantled and packed  for a distance of about one hundred  miles betwnee Fraser Lake and the '  Bulkley Valley.���������F. G. Herald.    ���������  Wheat  and oats  are  hundred    pounds    at  Ferry, Wash.  $1.50   a  Brown's  The Ladies'Aid of the Presbyterian   church"    hold " their  " . i  annual sale of work,' candy and  flowers, in the Auditorium on  Thursday, November, 23. The  evenings program will be of  unusual interest and the Toy  Symphony orchestra under the  direction of Mrs, McCutcheon,  promise a world of amusement  and a splendid entertainment.  There'will be songs and recitations by our best comics.  Afternoon Tea from 3 to 6.  CAPITAL, - $10,000,000  $8,000,000  FARMERS', BUSINESS  The Canadian Bank of Commerce extends to Farmers every facility  for the transaction of their banking business including the discount and  collection of sales notes.    Blank sales notes are supplied free of charge'  on application. ..     "   ��������� ���������  BANKING   BY  MAIL  Accounts may be opened, at every branch of The Canadian Bank of  Commerce to be operated by mail, and will receive the same careful  attention as is given to all.other departments of the Bank's business.  Money may be deposited'or withdrawn in this way as satisfactorily as  by a personal visit to the Bank. < , i.231 '  SAVINGS  BANK  DEPARTMENT  J. T. BEATTIE, Manager.        -      Greenwood Branch.  I Plumbing and Tinsmithing |  Our complete stock of Plumbing and Tinsmith/ 3  ing material has arrived and we are now in a position rss  to do all kinds of job work at greatly reduced prices _\  in any part of the city or district. =3  -McArthur & Clerf I  THE MAIN THING  ABOUT A CLOCK  is the works. Unless it keeps accurate time a clock is worthless.  But you don't need to ignore  beauty in the case in order to  have a reliable clock.  OUR CLOCKS GO RIGHT  AND. LOOK RIGHT  . We guarantee them to be accurate timekeepers. You can judge  of their attractive' appearance.  Isn't it new clock time for you?  A. LOGAN & Co.  GREENWOOD.     -     B. C.  If you want to know what Ferry  was like in the boom days, send 10  cents to tho Ledge office" for a copy  of Lowory'a Claim, of Dec. 1905.  If you want a bargain io old news-  ��������������� . . ....,.....,..,..,.....,....*= papers call at the editorial rooms of  PHONE  .   12  KOOMS   TO   I.KT  In the Swayne House, Silver  Street. Clean, pn'yato and comfortable rooms in a quiet locality  at reasonable rates. Hot and cold  baths free to guests.  real estate.  The, Rev. Franklin Watson of  Lum'sden, Sask,, has accepted  the call of St. Jude's church,  Greenwood, and will take charge  with the New Year.  Now is the time to get ready  for holding a wittier carnival in  Greenwood. Do not wait too  long, as an affair of this kind  would not be a success next  summer.  Our Dutch bulbs are now iu.  We have Hyacinth, Daffodils  and Tulips for glass or garden  culture. Now is the time to  plant them. Frache Bros, florists, Columbia, B. C.  At Gilpin last week the Hanson brothers took in more than  $4,000' by their auction sale of  horses, etc. Since the sale they  have sold their stallion, Decide,  to the Doukhobors for $1,050.  The marriage is announced  from Nanaimo, of Harry Hunter,  late of this city, and Miss Jessie  Nicholson of Nanaimo. The  wedding took place on Monday  last, They will reside in Vancouver.  The other night at the residence of F, W. McLaine, an electric light fell on a bed, broke its  globe, and set fire to the bedclothes. The fire was extinguished before the damage became serious.  At their own expense, James  Marshall   and   John   Mulligan  Wanted.���������Live agents to sell  stock in company incorporating  for Patent Brick which will revolutionize modern building construction. Approved and highly  recommended by leading architects aud builders in Vancouver,  Will realize big dividends. Liberal commission. Only responsible parties need apply..���������Smith  & Rogers, 312 Pender St. West,  Vancouver, B. C.  While working on the Kettle  Valley railway, between the  White Cabin and Bull Creek, W.  Nordquist was fatally injured by  a dynamite explosion. A round  of holes had been fired in a rock  cut, and when the men went back  to see the result a "missed hole"  exploded injuring the blacksmith  in the ankle and wounding Nordquist so severely that he died five  days .later in the railway hospital. He was 2������ years old and  had no relatives in this part of  the country.  About eighty people attended  the progressive whist party given  by the Sacred Heart church, on  Tuesday evening, in the Star  theatre. Mrs. Charles Gauvreau  won the first whist prize lor  ladies; aud Mrs. E. G. Warren  the consolation. In the gentlemen's whist game Otto Hansen  won the first prize; and Joe Le-  gault the consolation. In tha  guessing contest Mrs. and Mrs,  Gauvereau won both prizes. The  evening's fun closed by A. A.  Frechette holding an auction sale  of the cakes that were left over.  The reason so many beauties aro  skins, is because beauty is only  Hkin deep.  The skating  season opened  Hazelton upon October 28.  The ice-cream signs have been  taken down in Fort George.  The sawmill .at New Michel has  stopped buzzing until spring.  A foot of snow fell in North  Vancouver upon November 8.  It is reported that the English  sparrow has arrived in the Slocan.  Many houses are being built in  the outskirts of North Vancouver.  There is a war on between the  Enderby and  Armstrong   papers.  Goats and bears are plentiful in  the mountains   back of   Stewart.  J. H. Goodenough will run the  Kaslo skating rink   this   winter.  The new Glacier hotel at Glen-  tenna will be occupied this month.  ��������� A new . bridge ��������� is. being built  across the Slocan river at Slocan  City. ,      ���������  Joe Armour fell through- a trap  tunnel   near   Hazelton   and   was |  killed. -  The Penticton district is more  suitable for raising apples than  peaches.  J. P. McConnel of the Saturday  Sunset is suing for a divorce from  his wife.  O. Snow is running a lunch  counter in the Grand Central hotel  at Ashcroft*  It is reported that the Canada  Northern Railway will be completed in 1913.   '  Mike Sheady and others are  planning to build a large hotel at  New Hazelton.  John Blume died- in Hazelton  last month- His parents iive in  Bonners Ferry.  F. Abey has opened a drug store  in Kaslo, on the corner opposite  the Club saloon.  A runaway ore car caused the  death of Henry Rugge at the Nome  mine in the Slocan.  Wm. Thomlinson of New Denver  has made some mineral locations  near Shuswap lake.  . Blairmore will borrow $45,000,  to build a fire hall and put in a  system of waterworks.  In Vancouver last week, four  Italians and one Irishman were  fined 820 each for gambling.  The Cosmopolitan hotel in New  Westminister has been sold to  Bennet & Richmond for 820,000.  A grizzly bear weighing 1,500  pounds, was recently shot at Ramsay Arm by a hunter from Vancouver.  S. A. Corley shot a mountain  goat last month, that weighed 400  pounds while hunting in the Skeena  district.  The City of Rupe spent 8300 entertaining tho officers of the Rainbow. Must have money to drown  in that city.  Robert Lowe died in Victoria  last week. For 40 years he had  been chief engineer of steamers on  the China Coast.  Mrs. Harry Ward recently drove  20 head of cattle to the pound at  Merritt. They had broken down a  fence and eaten up her cabbage.  The two Creston papers have  been merged into one, and the  newspaper burden is now lighter in  that town for the business men.  J. Miller while escaping from the  police at Ashcroft was fatally shot  by Constable Smith of Spenco's  Bridge. Miller .had been arrested  for stealing a pair'of shoes;  The recent Dominion election in  Yalo Cariboo gave Burrell 4,088  votos; McDonald, 2053, and Johnson,  2G2.   McDonald   saved  his  Favorite of the West  . No home in this Western country  can well afford to be without "The  Family Herald and Weekly Star,"  of Montreal. It is' particularly  useful in Western homes. The information it gives to the new  settlers, and old settlers as well, is  worth hundreds of thousands of  dollars a year. It is simply marvelous the amount of good Instructive matter that paper contains  each week. It well deserves its  success. One dollar cannot be  better invested in Western homes  than by ordering that great paper.  A beautiful premium picture entitled "Home Again"  is also in  cluded,  and  dollar alone.  it is well worth the  NEWS FROM OTTAWA  Major Leonard, the new chairman of the Transcontinental railway .Commission looks^and .acts  like a man who knew his business  and proposed to transact it without  any foolishness or waste of time.  J He was the first man an the. Com-\  missioner's   offices" in   the   Corry  Block on Thursday morning.    He'  fcund his office much overheated  and  accordingly    threw   up    the  windows.    He    called    in   Chief  Engineer Grant and proceeded, to  learn all he knew about the bigrail-  way.    Then he attended the noonday Board meeting,  met Jhis colleagues and without waiting   for  lunch closeted himself again   with  the Chief Engineer.  "Pretty active man?" said a  caller to one of the messengers.  "Active?" I should say he is.  At the rate that man is going he  will have the road finished two  years ahead of time and we will all  be ont of our jobs."  Major Leonard .with a private income of $50,000 a. month is not  anxious to hold on to his job under  the government for the sake of $10,-  000 a year but he has undertaken  to do a big work this country needs  done badly and it is going to be  done right.  No greater contrast conld be imaged than tho one presented by the  new Chairman and his predecessor,  Hon. S. N.  Parent,  is the mau of  administrative ability but is first  and last a politican.    Rather short  of stature,  easy going and good  natured Mr. Parent of course had  no technical knowledge of railway  construction  and lot things move  on much as they happened to arrange themselvos.    Major Leonard  is a soldier and an engineer; a tall  man who speaks crisply and comes  to his work  with knowledge and  authority.   If Hon. Frank Cochrane continues to pick out men like  the now Chairman ho will bo entitled to a good deal more from  this country than this countr will  ever bo likely to pay him.  One way to, loso a friend is to  have him get rich while yon remain poor.  -,rf THE   LEDGE,   GREENWOOD,   BRITISH   COLUMBIA*.  THE  LEDGE  Is located at Greenwood, B. C, and can be traced to many partR of  the earth. It comes to the front every Thursday morning, and  believes that hell would close up if love ruled the world. It believes  in justice to everyone; from the man who mucks in the mine to the  king who sits on the cushions of the throne. It believes that advertising is the life of trade; arid that one of the noblest works of  creation is the man who always pays the printer.  The Ledge is $2.00 a year in advance, or $2.50 when not so paid.  It is postage free to all parts of Canada, Mexico, Great Britain and  the comity of Bruce. To the United States it is $2.50 a year, always  in advance.  R.  T.  LOWERY  EDITOR    AND    FINANCIER.  handed out at 30c to 35c per pound.  You are the sufferers, and why  not investigate whether some of  this trouble is uot brought about by  unreasonable profits, or why should  these meat men bocome millionaires so quickly?  Nelson, November 2, 1011.  Starkey & Co.  GREENWOOD,   NOVEMBER   16,   1911.  A blue mark hero indicates that your Subscription has  hecomo deceased, and that tho editor would once more  like to commune with your collateral.  Gold can be found in any  cm cemetery.  mod-  We have a bible 40 years old,'  that is still in a good state of preservation.  As a rule at Christmas every  small boy has only one hole in each  of his stockings.  In these modern days the man  who does not advertise is a fool, a  miser, or too bashful to put his  name in the paper.  The weather has not been well  during tho past week. It has been  suffering from a cold, but seems to  be improving this week.  in  At the great Potato Show  New York British Columbia spuds  took the first prize. This fact  should be advertised in Ireland.  It is not likely that Bill Miner  will return to Canada this century.  There are too many bars on the  windows of his boarding house in  Georgia.  sponded     enthusiastically,     "Oh,  very much, very much, indeed."  Some day tho common herd who  aro jammed like cattle into elevated  trains and punched in the.backs by  the guards and told to "step lively," who are hung on street car  straps, who are brow-beated, despised, snubbed and walked upon  by Public Servants ���������some day this  poletarist will rise and drive a few  clerks about three feet into the  ground.���������Dr. Frank Crane.  Letters from Jane Ann  By Moore Ankincs-  My Own Deakkst Bebt,���������I  don't know who it is, angel, but  someone seems to on joy lugging us  apart. I don,t see how we're to  get together in family life, darling,  not with mo here and you,' at  Tottenham.  Seems to me, pet, we're worse off  than a couple of boxing men struggling for the championship, 'cause  they do enjoy each other's company  when they like and as,long as they  like, if its only in the newspapers.  I s'pose as the tract person says,  Everything is for the best, though  you don't seem to reelise it in this  outlandish part, with uo living  pickshers, no fried IUh, no whoop-  la, nothing only fresh air and food  for the mind.  You wouldn't hardly know what  to do with yourself here, darling,  trained if anything, but I couldn't  say for certain if you were likely,  though in due course time would  tell.  Then he asked what father's  occupation was, so I told him father  was an organist before we planted  him. Of course, dear, I didn't  tell him father's organ Had wheels.  And now,  dear,  as I've quite  filled   this   blessed   col letter,  don't forgot to send mo a nice long  reply.  xxx Lovingly yours, x x x  Jane Ann.  Fool Knowledge  We know so much that doesn't  count! We load up with a vast  amount of Juseless junk���������of Latin,  Greek and tongues the dead ones  used to speak. We learn to draw  a little bit, and then old Euclid'B  stuff wo hit. We learn a string of  useless dates���������which learning nearly busts our pates. And when  from school we take our  way,  in  High Prices  Owing to unknown combination  of circumstances the prices of  staple articles, used we might say  for the daily sustenance of hnman  beings, for instance Butter, Eggs,  Cheese, Ham and Bacon, at times  this season have scarcely on auy  these articles reached normal figures, j  The handlers in the east will  tell you this is due to a much larger  export business, especially in butter  and cheese. Eggs could be bought  any time this" season at less figure  on the American side, and even  American butter at certain times  during the   season could   be laid  The    Government    in   Ottawa  should see that  the Public Works f down as cheap as the homemade.  Department,   pay   its   bills   more  prompt!}* than has been the custom  in the past.  Last Sunday in ��������� Spokane a  preacher said that he had seen hell.  Perhaps he once had a touch of the  snakes, or he may have tried at  some distant date to run a store  without advertising..  At present there are no preach,  ers or poker games in Greenwood.  With its dry champagne climate  added to the above condition it is  little wonder that this city resembles a blood relation of Paradise.  There is a place in Texas that  is 150 miles above sea level says  the Hedley Gazette. That is high  enough to be in the foothills of  heaven, although as a rule the inhabitants of Texas are not extremely ethereal.  Thinking Themes  Just plain ordinary,  every day  politeness is about the most pleasing thing a human being can have  to offer.    It sweetens tho air.   It  cheers tho heart.    It feels good.  It is good.   It doesn't cost a cent,  and it will  accomplish more in a  minute than money and curses can  get done in a month.    The average  American employee who deals with  the public is distinctly disagreeable.  Street car conductors are insolently  deaf.    Bank clerks are contemptuously  brusque.    Telephone girls  are snappy.    And dry goods "sales  ladies" are snippy.    Waiters take  your orders when they please, bring,  your food when  they get ready,  and they go away; and if you need  another fork you may get up and  get it yourself.  A waiter in a New York restaurant took a meek looking old gentleman's order for a beefsteak and  then departed and remained somewhere in tho dim|distance for a long  time. By and by he came to the  old gentleman, who had been sitting patiently with his hands folded.  "How would you like your steak,  sir?" asked the waiter.  The old, gentleman looked op,  collecting his   thoughts,  and   re-  Cheese, costing 14Jc to 15ic at  Montreal, adding 2Jc rate to our  B. C. market, is almost prohibitive  for ordinary salaried people. Butter, costing 29c to 30c laid here in  car lots, means at least before it  reaches the consumer 35c or 40c,  having to take in consideration the  fact that much of it is reshipped on  a local rate to other points, adding  further cost thereto.  Smoked Meats. Hams at 17������c  to 18ic, Extra [Brands at 19c to  20c, Bacon 17c to 24c, according to  cuft.and cure, make it cost to the  consumer more by several cents  than these wholesale figures show.  The query arises, what is the  trouble, are we not producing these  staples in sufficient large quantities  to supply the increasing demand,  and if not, why not? That is the  pertinent question now, and to our  mind it should bo one of the first  thing3 to demand attention from  Mr. Burrell, our newly-appointed  Minister of Agriculture. If it is a  shortage of production then he  should have a remedy by inducing  the farmers to increase their outputs; if it is found that the farmers  are not receiving the full benefit  of these exorbitant prices, then then  the blame should be placed at the  doors of those who are responsible.  We might go further and refer  to the Fresh Meat business, especially in B. C, and more especially  in the Interior, where two firms  control the market.  This fresh meat question is the  greatest holdup of all. Take tbe  price these firms pay for cattle in  the fall to the rancher and the  difference in the cost to the consumer. The cattle are slaughtered  by "thousands, placed in storage,  and the people live on frozen meat  from December to July, and then  it is a very difficult matter to get a  piece of fresh meat even in July;  and during the latter months, May  and June, this chemical storage  food stuff is in many instances not  in the best of condition for human  consumption. Beef, mutton, pork  aud veal during these months cost  at least 25c per pound, that is if  you wish a cut ab all eatable; and  the same thing applies to turkeys  and all kinds of fowl,'  these are  it's that lively. There's ODe pub  in the village but the landlord  never expect3 anybody to call -so  he's seldom at homo. He's a bit  deaf, too, so by the time he finds a  clean bucket and thoroughly understand what it is,that's ordered, his  customers travel on, Iu the hot  weather a' van comes round and  takes 'em to the fever hospital.  The landlord gets a pound a year  for the use of his horse, that's what  makes him so independent.  I don't reckon to know much  about shaving, don't believe in it,  but I remember father being a  shorn lamb once a .fortnight. I  used to get' the toffee or balloon, or  whatever the barber person happened to be circu-lating to bring trade.  Here the men go once in three  weeks on a Saturday night, there  being plenty of hot water then on  account of the barber's wife washing the youngsters. The barber  only hasOone razor and sometimes  he forgets the date and lends it to  the vicar. Then the proceshun  rubs its chin, bays Everything's for  the best and goes home to read  Cheerful Stories of Sudden Death  by the author of Better Days .in  Store, or Pig-keeping for ' Ama-  choors in the parish maggazeen. .  Hair-cutting comes under . the  head of out-door relief, and is performed by the travelling agent of  the Board of Agriculchur. Every  time there's a case of swine fever,  the Gov'nment send an expert and  the people dance on the village  green and get their hair cut and  put the compensation money in the  bank for a rainy day.  And the post-offis, ducky, you  ought to see the post-offis. Letters  have to be shoved through a broken  window in the front garden. After  eight o'clock at night the person in  charge puts a shutter across the  hole and goes to bed. I generally  go round to the back and shove  mine through some othor window  if they happen to be important.  So you see what I mean, dear,  it's not like being at home.  Lord Dumchuck met me out by  myself the other morning. Nearly  raised his hat to me and asked no  end of questions. I hope, dear,  you won't be jellus. I'm still  yours. How it came to happen  was like this. When I went to get  baby from the person who's on  night-duty, the housekeeper said,  I'm afraid baby can't be taken out  this morning, Jane, tho darling's  got the "thrush.  So I said Well, ma'am, I dou't  see how baby could get the thrush  and her only six weeks old come  Friday. She ain't big enough yet  to reach the cage.  When I told his lordship he said  That's dashed funny, and then he  laughed out just like you or I  might. Not a bit of pride. Laughed just like anybody might if they  felt that was inclined.  After that he said I s'pose, Jane,  you have a bow. So I said Yes  your lordship, buttons too, lots of  'em, hookB and oyes as well. /  That seemed to make him change  the subject, so he asked if I had a  young man and was I fond of dogs  and other animals.  Somehow your name got mentioned, Bert, and hjs lordship  wanted to know if you went in for  sport and if you were a likely lad  and quick with your hands. I told  him I thought you wero quick  enough with your hands, bit over-  this broad world to put up hay, we  can't apply the things we've learned  and all our little works are spurned.  Th^hopefnl kids wo send to school  will study by an ironclad rule;  one may be built to twang a lyre,  and one to stoke an engine fire;  one has Caruso's gift to sing, and  one may elevate the ring. What  e'er the taleut or the mind, they  all must try the same old grind,  and o'er their dog-eared volumes  sweat to learn fool Dhings they  should forget.���������Walt Mason.  from one of the lower levels the  air was very bad with powder  smoke when these two went in.  Otto was' first to go up into, the  raise when he noticed at once  that the smoke was bad and turned  on the' compressed air and started  to climb down again but on reaching the bottom he was overcome.  His companion evidently had got  the whole current of poisonous gas  which was forced out by the compressed air and he to was rendered  unconscious. They both lay there  for several hours before they came  to and were not missed by the  others. It was fortunate for them  that Otto managed to get the air  turned on for it was that which  cleared out the smoke from the  vicinity and purified the air sufficiently to enable them to regain  consciousness. As it was they  were a couple of sick men for a  couple of days.���������Hedley Gazette.  H. W. Farmer?& Co.,  REAL. ESTATE,  Rock Creek, B. C.  Laths In Canada 1910  A Big Tunnel  One of the interesting engineering incidents of the present year is  the completion of the Elizabeth  tunnel, situated GO miles northwest of Los Angeles, Cal., and  which was driven a distance of 26,-  S70 feet through the crest of the  Sierra Medre mountain range in  1,240 working days. The November Popular Mechanics magazine,  which contains an illustrated article  on the tunnel says:  "The Elizabeth tunnel has a  capacity of 600,000,000 gallons per  day and a grade of 1 foot to the  thousand, so that the inlet is about  26.9 feet higher than the outlet.  When the concrete is placed, the  tunnel will be 6 feet 6 inches wide  and 10 feet 10 inches high. It has  been constructed through a solid  mountain of granite and more than  500,000 pounds of gelatine dyna-  .mite was used in the excavation.  One of the features Si the work is  that the tunnel is excavated directly beneath Hughes" Lake, a small  sheet of water cradeled in the  Elizabeth valley, 350 feet above the  roof of the big bore.  In The Powder Smoke  Two miners, Otto Johnson and  Emile Nilson, had a rather disagreeable experience in the Nickel  Plate one day last week. Through  the neglect of some one on the preceding shift the air was not turned  on before blasting and in an upraise  ,, Despite the use of metal lath and  patent methods of interior finish,  wooden lath production amounted  to eight   hundred   and   fifty-two  million pieces,  worth  one million  nine   hundred     and    forty-three  thousand dollars in Canada during  1910.    This information has been  obtained  from statistics compiled  by the Dominion Forestry Branch  which show that nearly thirty million  more lath were  produced   in  1910 than in the year before, but  that owing to a decrease in the  price per Ijhonsand, the total value  of  the  industry   was  thirty-five  thousand dollars less.    Two-fifths  of the total was cut in Ontario,  which province.increased its 1909  production  by  fifty-seven million  or nearly twenty, per  cent.    New  Brunswick the second province in  importance,increased its proportion  of the total from one-fifth to one-  quarter, by cutting sixty-two million more than last year.   The production of laths  in Quebec and  British Columbia during 1910 was  considerably more than  in 1909,  amounting with Ontario and New  Brunswick to ninety-per cent, of  the   total.    The   remaining   five  provinces cut smaller amounts, and  with the exception of Alberta, each  showed a decrease from the amount  produced in  1909.   The   average  price of laths in 1910 was $2.22 per  thousand or 16 cents less than in  1909.    The price varied considerably between   the different provinces, British Columbia laths being  $1.66 per thousand, while in Prince  Edward Island the price was $2.67  \  Leaves Mother L,ode  9.30  6:30 p.  a. m.  m.  L,eaves Greenwood  2:00 p.  8:30' p.  m.  m.  Saturday last stage leaves  Mother Lode 6 p. in, -Returning,  leaves Greenwood" 10 p. m.  Greenwood Office  NORDEN   HOTEL  "I  ���������jytJrt&jtJlJt&jKJt������Jlj)tj������ji������jtjl  Frank Fletcher  Pkovinoial Land Subveyok,  ���������  Nelson, B. C.  J. K. CAMERON,  Leading Tailor of tho Kootenays.  KASLO,    B.   C.  :HAVE YOUR PHOTO TAKEN  .��������� -----   ;- -BY ���������  J. H. JAMES of Greenwood.  NELSON, B. C.  WHOLESALE  DEALERS IN  Produce . and   Provisions  About Float'  Float is.not a periodical.  It is a book containing 86  illustrations all told, and  " is filled with sketches and'  stories of western life. ��������� It  tolls how a gambler cashed   -  . in after the flush days of .  - Sandon ; how it rained in   ���������' -  New Denver   long  after  Noah was' dead ;   how au  parson took a   driiilc   at'.; * *  Bear Lakefin early days ;  how justice was dealt in  Kaslo   in '93;   how, the;1  saloon man outprayed the;.  women in Kalamazoo, and .  graphically    depicts   the t  .  roamings   of   a  western  editor among the tender-  feet in the cent belt.    It  contains^the early history   '-  of Nelson and a romance    *  ���������  of the Silver King mine. .  In   it are  printed threo .  western poems, and dozens of articles too numer-  . ous to mention.   Send for  -one before it is too late.  The  price   is  25  cents,'  postpaid to any part of the ;  world.   Address, all .-let:-'-'    .-  ;' 'ters to ' .;���������.: ', "  jR> T.- Lowery:  '" "    GREENWOOD, B. C....'*  \  Don't Be HOODWINKED  WE. NEVER CHANGE BRANDS  r  ARE A 1 QUALITY  GREENWOOD CITY WATERWORKS  oo.  THE HONOR OF THE FAMILY  A story is told of the daughter  of William Jennings Bryan. When  a young girl, she started to school  one morning, and afer a desperate  run for a streetcar finally succeeded in catching it, As she took her  seat, she gasped, "Well, I'm glad  one of the family can run for something and get it."  CITY  The BRILLIANTES  Arc tbe Best Clear Havanas In Canada  Made by Union Labor In the best Hygienic Factory in tlie country. Call for"  tbera and pet value -dor your money Instead of rope  W1LBERG & YVOLZ.'Prop. B.C. Clear  Factory. New Westminster, B. c.  umwBiBBsa^Kt-ma  SMOKE...,  Mountaineer and Kootenay Standard Cigars.   Mado by  J. C. THELIN & CO., NELSON.  Baggage transferred to  any part of the. City. Furniture moved to any part of  the Distript. General Dray-  ing of all kinds.  SIDNEY OLIVER.  lowery's Claim  During the 87 months that Lowery's  Claim'was on earth it did business all  over the world. It was the most  unique, independent ond fearless jour-.  nal ever produced in Canada^ Political'  and theological enemies pursued-it with  the venom of a rattlesnake until the  government shut it out of the mails,'  and its editor ccasad to publish it,  partly on 'account' of a lazy liver an<j  partly'because it takes a pile of money  to run a paper that "is outlawed, lho'ro  are still 25 different editions of this cop-  deinned journal in pript. Send 10 cents  and get one or $2 50 arid get the'bunch'.'  R. T. LOWERY,  Greenwood,' J3, O  The  Not  Picture  Proof, But  Try On  Test  e  -\  Plctures are very valuable  to give' you an Idea of how a suit of  clothes will look when worn, but you need  to actually see a "Fit-rite" tailored suit  to appreciate the elegance and distinction  of its style and .finish, and the sound  careful work that goes into its making.  The  "Fit-rite" line comprises clothes for   f  all occasions. .They are meant for the man   *    ^  who demands first-class quality; and who wants     . "  to see what his clothes look like before^he buys them,  A visit to the "Fit-rite" store, will give you an  entirely new idea of what can be achieved in  "ready-to-wear" clothes. ,  Either call at the store or send us a post card bearing  uour name and address, arid we'll give you a copy of the  Fit-rite Style Forecast," containing the latest news ,  of fashion tendencies for the coming Fall and Winter.  BRITISH COLUMBIA COPPER CO., Limited,  MOTHER LODE MINE, GREENWOOD, B. C.  x<  o* WESTERN - - HOTELS.  THE  KOOTENAY   SALOON  Sandon, B. 0., has a line'-of nerve  bracers unsurpassed in any mountain town ol the Great West. A  glass of aqua pura given free with  spirits menti.'  NKWMAKKET   HOTJBIj  Is the home for all tourists and  millionaires visiting New .Denver, British Columbia. /   *  Henry Sto'go. Propr.  THIS   PROVINCE   HOTEL  ���������'     Grand Forks, is a largo,tnree-  i    story brick hotol, that ��������� provides  .������    the public with _ good meals and  pleasant rooms. ' A now building  .;''    but the same old rates.  X*mll Larson, Proprlotor,  BKIDESVILLE   HOTKL.  Bridesville, B. C.v Providos oicellont  accommodation for tourists and travellers. Fiesh Eggs and Butter. - Special  Iris.li Wlilsltey always on hand.  THOMAS   WALSH,   Proprlotor.  THE KASLO  ���������', Kaslo, "B  > homo for  . . city.  HOTEL  C��������� ris a comfortable  ali who travel to that  HOTEL CASTLEGAR, Castlegar June-  *        tion.     All, modern.     Excellent  accomodations ��������� for tourists and  drummers. Boundary train leaves  here at 9.10 a.m.     . ��������� '  W. H.  GAGE, Proprietor  GRANITE CREEK HOTEL  , Granite Creek; B. C. Headquarters for miners, prospectors and  railroad men. Good stabling in  connection. Tasty meals and  pleasant rooms.  .    *   H, GOODISSON, Proprietor.  Cockle & Papwortn.  SHBiinnooKE house  Nelson; B. C. One minute's walk  from C. '-P. R station. Cuisine  unexcelled; Well heated and ventilated.  ,  , ��������� Boyer Bros., Proprlotor  GRAND UNION HOTEL  Hedley, B. C. American plan  ' and moderate rates. First-class  mineral display from all sections  and will exchange for specimens  , from any part of the world, Reliable information will be given  investors and working men.  ANTONWINKLER,' Proprietor.  TKKMONT   HOUSE  ',, Nelson, B. C., is run on tho Am-,  erican and European plan. Steam  heatod rooms. All white labor.  Special,attontion paid to dining  room. , '" ,  .   i    Runsomo & Campbell, Props.  LAKEVIKW   HOTEL  ���������in Nelson, -B. 0., employs all  whiteihelp and is a home for the  world at $1.00 a day.  .   Nap. Kallctto, Proprietor.  TULAMEEN HOTEL  Princeton, B,  C, is the   headquarters' for  miners,   investors  and railroad men.   A fine loca-  " tion and everything first class  v  KIRKPATRICK & MALONE, Proprietors  claims for 'taxes in; Kossland  following sales were made:  Monday afternoon J. E, Hooson,  acting collector for' the Kossland  astessment district, disposed of 34  claims for delinquent taxes.  There was a large, attendance  and bidding was occasionally brisk.  Following are claims sold, the  purchasers and the prices paid:  Black Horse, sold to Walter  Cook", $15.50."  '   . '  Camden, sold rto EL', F.' Stow,  $12.25. ''  '   V.',  Good- Hope, sold to J. S. .0.  Fraser,. $12.00.  Mabel,"sold to-<H. 'T.- Goodeve,  $4i. ;, -.. (,- ': ��������� "-'-, t/  - Minnctonka, sold to Mrs. E. ;T.  Blockberger, $11.25.'  Montreal,sold to E. S. H. Winn^  The fault may be yours if your  child's cold ends with a fata)  illness. __ ''  Your duty is plain. Use the  .most effective remedy at the first  sign of danger.  Malhieu'u Syrup of Tar and  Cod Liver, Oil is known to be  absolutely safe and .sure. It  drives the cold away and begins  a tissue making and body building  work that' niakes other attacks  le������s probable. , Large bottle 35c.  For stile by all dealers.,  1 Mallm-u's Nervine Powders should be taken  when  fever nnd pain accompany  the  cold  J. L,. Mallileu Co,,Props.., Sherbrooke, Que. (G)  1  Distributors for Western Canada  Foley Bros,. Larson & Comcany, Inc.  Winnipeg, Edmonton, Vancouver, Saskatoon.  HOTEL KEREMEOS  Keremeos, B. C. This first-class  family hotel is opposite the Gr.N.  depot and under the personal  supervision of the ��������� proprietress.  All stages leave this hotel.daily,  including the auto to Penticton.-  -      . Mrs. A. F. K1RBY.  This large and roomy hotel is situated in  one of the best and most progressive young  cities of the great west, The Leland is built  of brick and contains 75 rooms, This  house is up^tevdate- in everything. Every  room has a 'phone and hot and cold water,  Many of the rooms have a bath, and the  management aims to please all patrons,  Remember the Leland when you turn your  attention to Kamloops, Touch the wire if  you want apartments reserved,  Manager  . ESTABLISHED 1817  Capital, all paid up, $14,400^000.   Rest, $12,000,000.  VN-piVIUKD   PROFITS,   S901.789.X1.  M.G.  Hon. President: Lord Strathcona and Mount Royai,, G. C  Fiesident: R. B. Angus, Esq.  Vice-President and General Manager: Sir R S. Cwuston, Bart.  Branches in London, Eng, {jXtfcES*!} New York, Chicago  Buy and Sell Sterling Exchange and Cable Transfers.    Grant Commercial aud  Travellers' Credits, available in any part of the world.   ,  SAVINGS BANK DEPARTMENT ln^SS-1^5ee*at  Northern', sold to Walter Cook,  $14.50.  Towu&ite,Bold to J. S. 0. Fraser,  820.     ,  White Bear, sold to J. S. De-  muth, $34.  Yreka Fraction, sold to Walter  Cook, $10. -       '   '  Alma, sold to William. Far well,  $15.     .-<> ^ .      :  -Cannon' Ball,  sold to  William  Farwell, $15.  Carlotta, sold, to James Poggi,  "*15. '  - Cliff, sold to H/F. Stow, $14.75.  Deadwood, sold to < William  Farwell, $14.75.  Dumphy, sold to Mrs. A. ,Parm-  ley and others, $11.    .  Emerald, sold to H. F. Stow,  $13.25. ' ���������     . "  -    ' '  Lucy, sold to H. F. Stow, $15.  Mono, sold to'A.E. Savage, $15.  Myrtle Fraction, sold to Mrs. A.  Parmley and others, $7'.  Virginiiis, sold to H. F. Stow,  $3.75.,       ..  Young George, sold to James  Poggi, $15. '       '  Anchor, sold to M.' T. McMynn,  $15. ' :'     "       ,  Barbara, sold to J. B. Desrosiers,  $9;25.  Barrow, sold to J. B. Desrosiers,  $10.  Bonnie Bell, sold to J. B. Desrosiers, $15. /   \  ��������� Diamond Fraction, sold to J, B.  Desrosiers, #6.25.  Enterprise, sold to M. T. McMynn, $5.25.  Freemont, sold to C. M. Kingston, $12.75.    ..  :  Jubilee, sold to S. M. Johnson,  $11.25.  Mullen, sold to Con Cosgriff,  $15.   ?- .���������      .  ��������� t"No, 4," sold to J. B. Desros-  is capable of executing a pousee-  cafe  or  corpse-reviver,   and   the  cigars may be smoked   till they  color the finger nails.   There is]mo  chance on' earth  for. Dr.  Spencer  making a hithere-abouts, so he had  better stay away. A well regulated  licenced house is necessary adjunct  to a real live town, inhabited by  men who can "take a drink and  leave it alone."   Up at Teto Jaune  Cache there is no town and   no  license, but the bohnnks are there;  and eo are the "blind-pigs."   We  have been informed that the latter  have' vended their diluted vitrol as  high as $25 a bottle.    It is also  rumored that there is a stiil in the  hills up   there  somewhere,   that  makes   a   particularly   atrocious  brand of rot-gut.    It will not be,  long ere the construction army is  upon us here and the granting of a  licence to men who will act under  the   privileges    it   allows, them,  strictly in  accordance    with   the  "Liquor License Act," of B. C,  which,  we believe to be the best  legislation ever enacted in Canada  to - govern the sale of intoxicants,  is a common sense,   practical and  efficient   way of - controlling   the  "liquor evil"    that  inconsistent,  pale-yellow-jelly   reformers    rave  about, but know very little of.���������  Fore George Herald.  See me for the Finest Suburban Subdivision  in New Westminster....  When Port Mann is a good townsite proposition New  Westminster will be. a large city.  Mark': "My Words  John  JWc^ellaf*  Proprietor.  523-524, Pacific Block, Vancouver, B. C.  OPPOSITE    POSTOFFICE    ^  "Unequalled for Domestic TJse."  Certificate of Improvement Notice   ���������  (6g days)..' v $7.5o  Application to Purchase Laud Notices (6o days)..-.' $7-50  Delinquent Co-owner Notices (go  days) ������io.oo  Water Notices (small) .*., .������7.50  All other legal advertising, 12 cents a  line, single column, for the first insertion; and 8 cents a line for each subsequent insertion.  Noupariel measurement  LAND ACT  iers, $15.  , Pride of the Perth Fraction, sold  to S. M. Johnson, $6.75.  ��������� Skylark, sold to M. T, McMynn,  $10, ..  &  1 ���������**  I ft  M  If  Greenwood Branch   - C. B. Winter, Mgr;  1 ^TT2������5Trrs.    '      TEMPERANCE  is all right if shorn of Jiumbuggery.  Too much' water drinking is just  as injurious as too much liquor or  anything else.  OUR PURE WINES  AND LIQUORS  are medicinal if not abused. Every  household should have a moderate  supply of pure wines or liquors in  the closet for emergency���������either  unexpected visitors or sudden illness, when a drop of pure liquor  in time may forestall all necessity  for drugs. ;  Greenwood Eiquor gompany, Importers, Greenwood, B, fc ������  i99������9Q&W0994Q&Q9QQ9Qiam@999mG9e������e������������90QB9QmQ&Qy$8)  Fort George Booze  The new Northern hotel received  its new license last week. It  brings joy to the camp, for the insignificant square paper pinned up  behind the splash-registar means  that booze may be purchased for  so much a throw, by the bottle or  in a glass, without'having recourse  to the uncertified vendors of uncertain brands, or to the long-winded  cider jags of days gone by. The  district is no longer "dry"; it is  now wot. The stock of liquor is  first-class (they say) and includes  everything from Victoria beer to  FrenchChampagne.   The barkeep  HOME DEFINED  HomlTis a magic word and we  seldom try to analyze it. A little  polish 'girl in a public school, was  asked recently to write a definition  of J,home." "A home," she  wrote, "is where people live, and  where a 'man or somebody conies  home and finds people there, and  then eats!"  A BUSINESS SUGGESTION  Bobby had worn   his mother's  patience to the limit.  "You are a perfect- little heathen!" she remarked, giving way  at last,  "Do yon mean it?" demanded  Bobby.     '  "I do indeed," said his mother.  "Then say, Ma," said Bobby,  "why can't I keep that ten cents a  week you gimme for "the Sunday  School collection? I guess I'm as  hard up as any of the rest of 'em."  Similkameen Land District, District of Yale  TAKE'NOTIOE that Georjje B. Damcry, of  Chatham, N.B.,occupation accountant, intends  to apply for permission to purchase the following described lands:���������  Commencinjj at'a post planted 20 chains  north of William Yonkin's P.R., No. 365s;  thence 80 chains west; thence 20 chains south;  thence SO chains east; thence 20 chains north to  point of Commencement.  GEORGE BURNABY DAMERY  WILLIAM DAMERY, Apent  October 2nd, 1911.  LIQUOR ACT, 1910  Sec, 42.  :N0TICE is hereby given that, on the first  day or December next, application will be made  to '.he Superintendent of Provincial Police for  renewal of the hotel license to sell liquor by retail in the hotel known as the Ri\erside Hotel,  situate at Rock Creek, in the Province of British Columbia.  Dated this 12th day of October, 1911.  S. T. LARSEN,  Applicant.  LIQUOR ACT, 1910  Sec. 42  NOTICE is hereby given that on the first day  of December nett, application will be made to  the Superintendent of Provincial Police for  renewal of the hotel licence to sell liquor by  retail in tlie Rock Creek hotel, situate at Rock  Creek in tlie province of British Columbia.  Dated this lnth dav of October, i9ll  H. S. PITTENDRIGH  Applicant  X.TQUOR   ACT,  Sec. lil.  1910.  WATER  NOTICE  We, the Kettle Valley Irrigated Fruit Lands  Co., Ltd., with registered offices a*-Vancouver,  B. C, (rive notice that on the iOth dav oCNovem-  ber, 1911, wp intend to apply to the Water Commissioner at his office in Fairview, B. C, for a  license to take and use twenty-five cubic feet of  water per second from Conkle creek. The  water to be taken from the stream at the mouth  of Sullivan creek, and to be used on Lots 3650,  3338,-ld-ts, 231 and sub lots 23 and 22 for irrigation purposes. The location of reservoir  site is to "be at Fish lake.  Kettle Valley Irrigated Fruit Lands Co,, Ltd.  H. W. Farmer, agent. "  NOTICE is hereby given that, on tlie first  (lay of December next, application will be made  to tho Superintendent of Provincial Police for  the grant of a licence for the sale of liquor by  wholesale in and upon tho premises known as  the Silver Spring Brewery, situate at Anaconda,  British Columbia, upon the lands described ns  lots G and 7 in block 15. sub-division plan No. 21  . Dated thls'lSth day of October, 1911. ���������  OSOAR IIARTMANN,  Applicant.  nelson, B. #.  W. C. WELXS.gProprletor.  First-class in everything.  Steam heat, electric light,  private baths, f Telephone  in every, room. First-class  bar and barber shop.  'Bus meets all trains.  GRAND CENTRAL   HOTEL   Opposite Postoffice, NELSON,] B. C  American and European Plans.  -   .  H. H. PITTS, Prop.  CENTRAL HOTEL  PHOENIX.  One of the largest hotels in  the city. Beautiful location,  fine rooms and tasty meals.  A. O. JOHNSON  PROP.  QUEEN'S   HOTEL,.  FHCOBNTX, B. C.  The Newest and Largest Hotel in  the City. Everything neat, clean  and comfortable. Steam heat and  electric light. Meals and drinks at  all hours. ���������  .R. V. CHISHOLM,'Proprietor.  DANNY DEANE, Manager.  LIQUOR ACT.  Sec. 35.  1910  LIQUOR ACT. 1910  Sec. 49  Jealousy is a   tree that  bears  nothing but bitter fruit.  Often a man's wife is his  only  visible mean's of support.  NOTICE is hereby given that, on the 1st day  of December next, application will he mado to  the Superintendent of Provincial Police for the  transfer of the licence for the sale of liquor by  retail in nnd upon the premises knewn as the  Northern Hotel, situated at Eholt, British Columbia, from John Sullivan, to Norman Luse of  British Columbia.  Dated this 12th day of October, 1911.  JOHN SULLIVAN, Holder of Licence.  NORMAN LUSE, Applicant for Transfer.  LIQUOR ACT, 1910  Sec. 42  NOTICE iu hereby given- that, on the first  day of December next, application will be made  to the Snperintendent of Provincial Police, for  the grant of a licence for the sale of liquor by  retail. In and upon the premises known as the  Windsor Hotel, situate at Denoro, B. C, upon  lands described as Deuoro townsita.  Dated th!s 17tli day of October, 1911.  WILLIAM PHILLIPS,      '  Applicant,  WATER   NOTICE  NOTICE is hereby gii-en that, on tlie first  day of December next, application will be made  to the Superintendent of Provincial Police for  renewal of tlie hotel license to sell liquor by re-  tall in the hotel known as the Spokaue Hotel,  situate at Midway, in the Province of British  Columbia.  Dated this 12th day of October, 1911. *  L. E. SALTER,  Applicant.  LIQUOR   ACT,  Sec. 42.  1910.  NEW. ADVERTISING SCALE.  The newspapers in Greenwood, Phoenix and Grand Forks have adopted the  following scale for legal advertising:  Application   for   Liquor  Licence  (30 days) |5.oo.  im������W99QWW9������e������9&&90@e������WW<&89������e9)9QGQ9������Q8999&89t  NOTICE is hereby given that, on tlie iirst day  of December next, appliration will ho made to  the Superintendent of Provincial Police for renewal of.thc hotel licence to soil liquor by retail  in the hotel known as tho Union Hotel,-situate  at Eholt. in the Province of British Columbia.  Dated this fith day of October, 1911.  JOHN McKELLAR.  Applicant  I, Jean F. Ferroux of Carmi, Province of  British Columbia, Farmer, pive notice that on  the 8th day of November, 1911,1 intend to apply  to the Water Commissioner, at Fairview, B. C  for a licence to take and use fouroubic feet of  water per second from the West Fork of the Kettle River iu Similkameen Division of Yale District. The water is to be taken from the West  B'ork of Kettte River about one-third oi a mile  above the Carmi bridge and is to be used upon  part (25 acres) of Lot 2360 and part of the surface  of the "Hartford" and ' Tamarack Frac" mineral claims Lots 1253s and part of subLot3cou-  taiuing iu the aprgTepate about four hundred  acres, for irrigation purposes.  J, F. FERROUX  Witness  C.-J. Legpatt, Barrister of Law, Greenwood,  B.C.  PUBLIC NOTICE.  fclQUOR   ACT,    1910.  Sec. 12. ���������   ,  IF  I  "3  'It  ^  WHOLESALE GROCERS  Corner Smythe and Beattie St's, VANCOUVER, B. C  Agents for STIRTON & DYER Cigars  (     The Best Value of any Cigar made in Canada  Brands:    SALOME.    SAVANNAH.    SMART SET.  CARIBOO.     UTOPIA.  J  ANALYSIS OF WA  TER.  8.14  Chlorine  .............  Sulphuric Acid...'.....  ���������3-53.43.  Silica, ..'.........;.....  X-W -,'���������  :Linie .................  84.57 '  Alkalies as Soda ......  5.91  Magnesia   232.00  Lithia ...............  .86  Sulphuretted Hydrogen  33.00  ��������� Has recently been thoroughly,  renovated and re-furnished, aud  is now the greatest health resort* upon; the continent. Natural hot ���������vytiter in baths, 124 degrees of heat. A course Of baths  at Halcyon will- cure nervous  and. muscular, diseases and eliminate rheumatism and nietalic  poisons from the system,. The'  water heals' liver, kidney and  stomach complaints. The rates  are $2 a day up; or $ 12 weekly  up.- Postoffice, express and telegraph officesm connection,  NOTICE Is hcicuy {riven tiiat, on the first clay  of December next, application will he made to  the Snpciintendcnt ot Provincial Police for renewal of the hotel licence to sell liquor by re-  tall in the hotel known as tho Alijoma Hotel,  situate at Deadwood, in the Province of British  Columbia.  Dated this llth day October, 1911.  JAMES HENDERSON.  Applicant.  LIQUOB   ACT,  Sec. 12.  1010.  NOTICE Is hereby (fivon thai, on the first day  of Decomber noxt, application will ba made to  tho Superintendent of Provincial Police for  lanownl of tho hotel licenco to Fell liquor hy retail In the hotel known as Orowell's Hotol, situate at Midway, In the Provinco of British Columbia.  ' Datod this Oth day of October, 1911.  SAMUEL A. 0B0WF.Lti.7-.  Applicant.  LIQUOR   ACT,   1010.  Soc. .ia.  WNii# Boyd, Proprietor,  T  fialcyon, B. %  ;��������� ������  99999m9999999999999999999999999m99999999999999m '  1 Greenwood to Phoenix Stage ���������  ������~- - ��������� ��������� ��������� ������������������ ��������� IJ ~w  yv - ���������������������������������������������./...:.������������������ - -' ,        ~+���������  s~ Leaves Greenwood Daily at'3 p. m. ~s  sr Arrives Greenwood Dailyat 10 a. m. 5s  S= GREENWOOD OFFICE  CLUB CIGAR STORE  |H. m. laikg, proprietor I  liiaiiimiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiaiiiiiiiiiiiaiiiiaiiiiiuiuiiiaiiiil  NOTICE Is hoi'eby Riven that, on tho Iirst day  of December next, application will ho mado to  tho Snporintondcnt of Provincial I'ollco for  ronowal of tho hotel Ilconco to soil liquor by retail in tho hotel known as tho Midway Hotel  situate at Midway, In tho Province of British  Columbia.  Dated this fith day of October, 1911.  BERTHA 0. THOMET,  Applicant.  With a view to the better preservation  ofthe Public Highways the attention of  the. public is herewith directed to the  provisions of THE HIGHWAY TRAFFIC REGULATION ACT AMENDMENT ACT which enacts as follows:���������  "It shall be unlawful for any person to  cause to be drawn or driven on any of  tbe public highways of that portion of  the Province of British Columbia situate  east of the Cascade range of Mountains,  any wagon or other vehicle carrying a  load in excess uf that mentioned in  Schedule 'A' hereunto annexed.  SCI-IFDULE A.  Wagons and 4 wheeled vehicles shall  not carry a load in excess of the following:���������  On tires under 3 inches 2,000 lbs.  On tires 3 inches in width and under 4  inches 3,000 lbs.  On tires 4 inches in width and under 5  inches 6,000 lbs.  On tires 5 inches in width nnd over   6,000 lbs. and over.  AND NOTICE is hereby given that  the Act in every respect must De strictly  complied with.  ��������� Any person guilty of an offence against  this Act shall upon summary conviction  thereof before a Justice of the Peace be  liable to a penalty not exceeding Fifty  Dollars.   Do not draw logs or timber over highway. Vehicles meeting ought to turn to  the left. A vehicle overtaken ought to  turn to the left. A vehicle overtaking  another ought to turn to the right.  W. G. McMYNN,  Government Agent.  Greenwood, April 6th, 1911.  THE RUSSELL HOTEL  Is pleasantly situated in the heart  of Grand Forks, and is convenient  to all the leading financial" and  commercial instituting ofthe city.  Travelers will find it a.comfortable  place to sojourn when in the city.  FRED RUSSELL  WINDSOR HOTEL  The Windsor Hotel is one of the  best furnished hotels in the West.  It is located in the heart of Greenwood and within easy reach of all  the financial and commercial 'iu-  stitutious of the Copper Metropolis. Heated with steam and lit  by electricity. Commodious sample rooms. The bar is replete  with all modern beverages and  the cafe never closes. Rooms  reserved by telegraph.  The Windsor Hotel Oo  E. J. Cartier, Mgr.  BULL CREEK HOTEL  One ot the oldest stopping- places on the West  Fork. Good accommodation and plenty to eat.  Fish and game dinners  in season. Rooms reserved by telegraph.  GORMAN WEST  Prop.  MQUOK   ACT,  Sec.-12.  1910.  NOTICE Is horoby rIvoii tliafc, on tho iirst tiny  of Pecomber noxt, application will bo mado to  tlio Superintendent of Provinoial Pollco for  ronowal of tho hotel licenco to soil liquor liy retail In the hotel known as tho Vondomo Hotel,  situato at Anaconda, in tho I'rovinco of British  Cu'.umhla.  Datod this Oth day of October, 1011.  FRANK BELL,  .-,��������������������������������������������� Applicant.  UQCOK   ACT,   1910.  Sec.42.  N0TI0E Is horoby glvon that, on tho Iirst day  of Docembor noxt, iipplicatlon will he made to  the Siiporintcncont of Provincial 1'olfco for  ronowiil of tho hotel licenco to wil liquor by retail in the hotel known us tho Northern Hotel,  situate at Eholt, In tho I'rovinco of UrltLsIt, Columbia.  Datcu" this Oth day of, Qctobov, Wil.  NORMAN IjU.SE,  Applicant.  ALEXANDRA HOTEL  OKANOGAN FALLS  This hotel is situated in one  of the most delightful  sections of the Okanogan and  provides ample and pleasant  accommodation for the tourist,   sportsman and farmer.  Information  about the district   cheerfully   furnished.  Stage line to Oroville, and"*  steamer on the lake.  ARNOTT & HINE     -     Proprietors  <3?  ���������������������������vAkil^  m  COUNTY COURT OF YALE.  AHITTINO or the County Court of Yale will  bo lioldcu at the Court House, Orcemvond,  on TuoMlay tlio 19th day of Decomber, urn, at  eleven o'clock in tho forenoon.  Uy order,  W, G. MoMYNN,  HcRlstmr 0.0. of Y.  ON PARLE FRANCAIS  NATIONAL HOTEL  GREENWOOD, B. C,  The Really Best House  in the Boundary.  Recently Remodelled and  Strictly Up-to-Date.  Restaurant iu connection  ROY & BOYER  PROPS.  v������*f- Si  BOUNDARY MINES  Tho Big Tunnel will resume  operations in a few days. This  tunnel never looked better, and it  is now in over 3,000 feet.  Tlie B. 0. Copper Co. has 12  men working at the Comstock  mine, near Danville.  The Greenwood smelter treated  last week, 10,S07 tons of ore.  The Mother Lode mine shipped  G,G07 tons of ore last week.  St  fi  B. C, MINING NEWS  ation of values. When the railroad  is into the district, however, it "will  be possible to ship outsufricient'ore  to prove to the outside world what  the probabilities really are.  0. B. N. Wilkie, the Trout Lake  surveyor, states that while there is  no great activity at present in the  northern section, a number of  properties are being worked in a  small way with encouraging results. The permanency of the ore  bodies at depth in the Lardeau has  been established beyond doubt,  Mr. Wilkie states that he has examined many different camps, with  tho possible exception of the Slocan,  and has yot to find such encouraging surface showings as there are  in the Lardeau.  KrA^^ji^rniyxm^m^^^^mij^im  The   1Wollie    Hughes   at   Now  Denver is shipping a carload of ore  this week.  The Trail Smelter is reported to  have taken a lease and bond upon  the No. 1 at Ainsworth.  Mr. John McAdam was in town  last  week  and told about a new  deposit of ceal he located this summer while doing preliminary work  for the new government trail from  Kitsehis to Coal Creek.    He started  out in August to locate the trail  aud in the vicinity of Red creek ho  found coal float,  when   he finished  his job on the trail he returned to  Ki facias where he got provisions  and went back to hurt up the coal  property.    In this he was successful although unable to accomplish  much work in tho prospecting line  as a bear stole most of his grub one  night and  he was forced to make  his wny to Hazelton   for supplies.  The season is now too far advanced  and lie will   wait  until the spring  when he will again go into the Red  Creek countiy.���������Hazelton Herald.  Two   veteran []prospectors,  Dick  .Roberts   and   A.   Eobb,   who are  now working with A. S. Johnston,  stoiekeeper    and    postmaster   at  Poplar, claim to have   discovered  the lost silver mine of the Bayonne  country.  The mines around Cody are expected to be cm ths shipping list  before long. In the Noble Five  both silver-lead ore of good grade,  aud high percentage silver-zinc ore  has been shown up duiing tho past  few months. Development is being continued with encouraging results on the Eeco and Sunset.  The Vancouver World's mining  correspondent writing of the mining possibilities of Hazelton, states  that the work performed on the  various properties in that district  shows the couiatry to be rich in  mineral resources, and that the  yeins are remarkable for high grade  character of their ores. Onej point  in their favor also is the fact that  most of the development has been  done by the syndicates of mining  meu who knows their business, and  consequently there has been an absence of the stock notation methods  that have proved so disastrous in  other camps. Having followed the  history of mining in this country  for some time past it appears to  the writer that the Hazelton camp  is highly profitable development  provided that further work establishes the permanence of the ore  bodies at a depth and the continu-  GREAT COAL FIELDS  R. C. Campbell-Johnson said to  the Hazelton Herald:  "The coal on Ground Hog is a  smokeless, non-coking, hard, high  grade coal giving S-14 per cent,  fixed carbon and equally good for  all purposes which the Pennsylvania hard coal ia used. It is  particularly good for marine use  and we will command tho entire  market for the Pacific fleet (naval  and Commercial.)  "During this season's work we  havo uncovered and worked eleven  big commercial seams iu which  there is enough coal to justify us in  proceeding with the construction  of the railway for which we got  our charter last session of parliament. Our railway will be the  Naas & Skeena Eivers Railway and I  there will be very little delay in  constructing it.  "As  for the tonnage available  from the Ground Hog coal fields  it will equal the Pennsylvania coal  fields with a daily  output of 300,-  OfjO tons and the supply  will last  for centuries.    There are already  five charters for railways into that  country  and  four of them will go  down the Naas.    The Grand Trunk  Pacific which will have to get their  coal from there will build in from  Hazelton going up the Skeena and  Kispiox to the lakes at tho head of  the valley  and  follow this chain  over to Black Water lake "which is  one of the head waters of the Naas  river.    From  there they can get  through to the headwaters of the  Skeena and Stikine rivers, or follow  one of the forks of the Skeena to  Bear Lake on the way to the Peace  River country.    This will give the  Grand Trunk Pacific a productive  route right through from Hazelton.  All the railway grade can be kept  down to one per cent.    The passes  on the Courier and  Biernes Creek  are 4,100 and 4,300 feet above sea  level respectively,  while the elevation of the coal fields is from  3,000 to 3,500 feet.  "That there is sufficient tonnage  for all railroads is beyond the  guessing or estimating stage. Such  an output as mentioned means the  operation of 300 independent coller-  ies and the running of 300 trains  daily to the ^seaboard* The importance of the development of  these coal fields is immense both  from the standpoint of the vast  army of men employed and the  railway activity, to say nothing of  the wealth being added to the  country from the product.  l'lioto 1/j IXIott & Fry, London  SIR GILBERT PARKER  The Greatest Canadian Novelist.  A tall, well-built man, with dark hair, closely trimmed beard, calm, observant  eyes, gentle, and with the case and polish of a line stock intensified by thu culturo  that conies from travel���������this is Sir Gilbert Parker, Canada's gieat novelist. In  the famous city of Quebec lie was born in 1SG2, the son of an ollicer in the Iloyal  Aitillery and the descendant of many generations of fighting men. It scorned  natural that he, too, should woo the cannon, but he had his eye on tho cassock  and was educated for the church. lie was ordained a deacon but his train of  thought was switched oil the clerical track when he began to lecture on English  literature at Trinity College, Toronto.  In 188G he went to Aus'-alia for hi? health, and as one of the editors of the  "Sydney Ilcrald" had a roving commission to study the South Sea Islands and  their people. In his threo and a half years in Occanica he broadened in mind and  grew more sturdy in body; ho wrote and lectured, became interested in the stago  and with wide-open eyes saw life under new conditions. The literary harvest of  this period was an adaptation of Goethe's " Faust," produced in Sydney, another  Elay "The Vendetta," and two books of travel.   Then he went to England, and  is real literary genius had its first outeroppings in his works of fiction.  His remarkable short stories "Pierre and his People," opened up the literary  dark continent of the Hudson Bay country. They were fresh, crisp, vigorous  and virile tales; the field was new, the treatment masterly, the character drawing  vital, real and sympathetic, and the open-air atmosphere bracing and tingling as  a cold-water plunge. They had the same note of sureness, the same unquestioned  revelation of the coming of a great writer, that marked the d6but of Kipling in his  "Plain Talcs from the Hills." Most authors have a special sentimental fondness  for their first-born, but Sir Gilbert bought back and suppressed his first novel "Tho  Chief Factor," after more than fifty thousand copies had been sold. Of his twenty  or more books, perhaps "Tho Right of Way" has inspired most discussion and  added most to his prestige and popularity.  This famous novelist, journalist, lecturer, poet, dramatist and member of  Parliament, lives in London, in the aristocratic seclusion of Carlton House Terrace,  a short street closed at one end, so that the rumble of traffic comes only like the  surge of the sea heard at a distance. In a study on the fourth floor Sir Gilbert  does his literary work. Success, which turns the heads of many of fortune's favorites, simply gives new poise, ease and dignity to others. Simple, strong and  unaffected, Sir Gilbert carries with an unconscious grace the honors he so justly won.  Entered according to Act of the Parliament of Canada, In the year 1905, by W, C. Mack, at tho Oojuiunont el Agrlcultuia  Cured By Vinol���������Here is Proof  Seymour, Ind.���������"I was troubled with  a chronic stomach trouble, and five  weeks ago it got so bad I had to give  up work. I had tried various medicines without relief, and was Anally  induced to try Vinol. After taking the  first bottle I was greatly benefited.  Am now on the third bottle and ready  to resume work. Am rapidly gaining  in weight and strength." Bdw. Nie-  man.  It is the curative medicinal elements of the cods' livers, combined  with tho strengthening properties of  tonic iron contained in Vinol which  makes it so successful in restoring  perfect digestion and at the same  time it builds up the tired, overworked and run-down system.  Try a bottle of Vinol with the understanding that your money will be  returned if it does not help you.  John L.White, Druggist, Greenwood,!).C.  Wheat and oats are $1.50 a  hundred pounds at Brown's,  Ferry, Wash,  "Beyond the Ground Hog coal  fields lies another immense country  of which very little is known owing  to the difficulties of exploration.  This new territory is drained by  the Turnagain river which flows  into the Laird river and empties  into the Arctic Ocean. It is up  there where all the Cariboo make  their winter quarters so that the  climatic conditions must be as  favorable, ancl even more'so, than  around here.  "In days to come an all Canadian  trunk line will run up from the  Skeena river along the Stikine and  on to Dawson through to Alaska  and then connect with the Siberian  railway, thus serving an immense  country and at the same time realizing the dreams of the greatest and  most optimistic railway men of  America. With the development  of Northern British Columbia the  possibilities of this great road are  increased and the day of necessity  rapidly approaching."  Mr. Campbell-Johnston left  Hazelton for the coal fields on  June 20th and he was accompanied  by his wife and son. Mrs. Campbell-Johnson stood the travelling  exceptionally well and as a woman  is a heroine. Twenty-six days on  horseback, sleeping undt r the canopy of heaven and eating the fare  of men hardened to the rough life  of the prospector, seeing no other  white woman for months, is an  undertaking very few women would  attempt. Mrs. Campbell-Johnston  is glad she went. She has a world  of knowledge she could no otherwise get and she is every way the  better for her trip.'  Warding off Colds.  "Trying to trace a cold is not  easy," said a health expert.  "Many or most of them are credited to drafts. It is very unfortunate that these cool ourrents of air,  especially if tho air is fresh, are so  generally and persistently maligned. When grandma or father  sneezes mother looks at once for  some open door or window and it  is promptly closed. If John or  Mary has the snivels in the morning nothing seems clearer than  that they slept near an open  window. Ou the next night the  windows aro kept closed and the  good, pure air is kept outside for  the birds and the squirrels.  "I say it is too bad that air in  motion has achieved such a bad  reputation. A cold is a disease,  and only follows an infection, and  the infection can only come through  the nose or mouth. There is no  question about this. All doctors  agree on it, and it seems, at least  WASHING DAY.  In his new book his Honour  Judge Parry has a good story  about a collier who sent" his wife to  the court to prove his case, instead  of himself. His Honour impressed upon the wife that her husband  must appear, and for this purpose  he adjourned the case until Mon-  Day���������the collier's Saint Day.  "Eh?" she queried. "It will be  very onconvenient. My maister  winna like comin' on a Monday.  Besides, it's my weshin' day."  The Judge expressed his regret,  but insisted. "Well, it's very  onconvenient," she repeated,  "Couldn't ye call?"  j>ee������o6������&so������a������*9-9eooc0a������0������0j  Get your Razors Honed  and your Baths at  Frawley's  Barber  Shop, Greenwood,  GREENWOOD and  i*  MIDWAY STAGE.  . Leaves Greenwood for' Spokane  at 7 a. m.,"and for Oroville at 2:30  P- m. ,      Akohie Gillis. '  <F  W.F.M.  Greenwood Minora  Union, No. 22, W.  0 .    , F> M., meets'every  Saturday evening in Union Hall, Copper street, Greenwood, at 7.  Also in hall at  Mother Lode mine  Friday evenings at 7. '  ' .BJ3RT de WIELE, Secty  LYNN CREEK DAIRY  DELIVERED  To any part of the/city or district  OFFICE at Walter .G. Kennedy's.  J.McDQNELL, Proprietor  9 \^ 9  MANUFAGTURING JEWELER,  When an old bachelor meets a  good-natured married woman he is  apt to sigh and think how different  it might have been had they met  before it was too late.  DISSOLUTION OF PARTNERSHIP  NOTICE is hereby given that the  Partnership existing between the undersigned under the firm name of Kinney &  McDonald, as blacksmiths and carriage  builders, is this day dissolved by mutual  consent. All debts due the Partnership  will be paid to Charles Kinney, who will  pay all the firms liabilities.  Dated at Greenwood, B. C.', this 27th  day of October, A. D., 1911.  CHARLES KINNEY.  D. A. McDONAIvD.  LAND ACT  MONEY in FARMING  AI.   Grey,  ranchers   of  one of  tho  Cedarvale  Skeena river,  was  L_  pioneer  on   the  in town   last  week feeling very  jubilant  over  the great success ho had achieved  on his ranch this year. He planted  spring wheat which   grew  seven  feet high and yielded 70 bushels to  the acre.   His potatoes went over  $200 per acre and his  vegetables  done equally as well.   For several  years he has been laboring on this  ninety acres of his and each year  he has added more ground to that  under cultivation,  and each year  he has been able to add more to his  bank account;   During his slack  seasons he employs his time on a  mineral claim back of his  farm  which will soon bein a position to  reward him big profits.    Mr. Grey  says there is no country like this  and he has been ou the hunt for  'many years.���������Omineca Herald.  to those in the profession, reasonable and simple. Your hands  gather germs all tlie time, because  disease germs are as common as  weeds. You put your hand up to  your nose or mouth many times a  day���������it is a habit���������and'a bad one.  The germs lodge in these entrances  ond at ah opportune time are taken  into the system. When a cold develops as a result you wonder in  what way you have been indiscreet,  and at once try to recall some draft  or sudden cooling off.  "The best remedy for a cold is to  take lots of fresh air���������good, pare  food and   enough   exercise.   The  best way to prevent a.cold is,"to  wash your haDds often and never  to put your fingers either in your  nose or mouth.   Eemombor that a  cool or hot or any current of fresh  air blowing on your back at night  or in the daytime can never infect  your system and produce a cold.  Colds come from  a germ."���������New  York Press.  Similkameen Land District. District of  Yale.  TAKE notice tlmt I, Michael Bombini,  of Anaconda, British Columbia, occupation, farmer, intend to apply for permission to purchase the following described lands: Commencing at a post  planted at the South-West corner of Lot  1569; thence North, 40 chains; thence  East, 12 chains; thence South, 40 chains;  thence West, 12 chains.  MICHAEL BOMBINI.  Dated, 26th October, 1911.  BtIRN  -68.  Dealers in Fresh arid Salt Meats, Fish/'  and Poultry.   Shops in nearly all the  towns of Boundary and Kootenay.  A COPPER STREET, GREENWOOD *  fiWOUStpEWLE  FANNIE M..LOTHROP  WATER NOTICE  I, J. C. Cruse of Boundary Falls. B.C.,  rancher, etc., give notice that on the 15th  day of December, 191 r, I intend to apply  to the Water Commissioner, at his office  in Fairview, for a licence to take and use  one cubic foot of water per second from  the Ruby Spring, about one half-mile  east of Boundary Falls, B. C, and is to be  used for irrigation purposes on Boundary  Falls townsite.  J. C. CRUSE.  THE McRAE COPPER MINES, LTD,  Non-personal Liability.  Ruined the Coal Man  The proposed appointment of a  coal officer for the London county  council recalls the experience of a  canvasser who was doing his beat  to win over a lady to the interest  of   the    progressive    candidate.  Among other good works of the  council in the cause of the people  he mentioned the protection it gave  to purchasers of coal by appointing  inspectors to see that just weight  was given by the street vendors.  "And well I know it," screamed  the lady, "they have ruined ray  poor father!" who had been a coal  merchant.  NOTICE is hereby given that an Extraordinary meeting of The McRae Copper Mines, Limited, Non-personal Liability, will be held at the office of I. H.  Hallett, Solicitor, Greenwood, B. C, at 2  o'clock in the afternoon of the 18th day  of November, 1911, when the subjoined  resolution will be proposed:  "That the Company ratifies the Option  entered into on the 30th day of October,  1911, by the Directors of the Company,  for the sale by the Company to the British Columbia Copper Company, Limited,  of the "Ah There,'.'."Deadwood" and  "Syd M. Johnson" Mineral Claims, for  the sum of $25,000.06, payable in four  equal payments of $6,500.00 each, in 12,  15.  18 and 21 months from the 1st day  of November, 1911; the purchaser to have  the right, until purchuse is completed, to  ship ores from, said Claims, paying the  proceeds, after deducting $2.00 for mining, freight and treatment charges, to the  credit of The McRae Copper Mines, Linrr  ited, Non-personal Liability, to apply on  the'purchase price for said Claims." ���������   ���������':.'������������������  AND NOTICE is hereby also given  that at the same'plane, and on the same  day, at 3 o'clock in the afternoon, or so  soon  afterwards  as  the  Extraordinary  meeting shall be concluded?the Ordinary  General Meeting of the Company shall  be held, for the purpose of transacting  the ordinary business of the Company,  Dated, November 4th, 1911.  By Order,  J. LUCY  Secretary of the Company.  Photo bj Gturla it Otntxtl, Hilita  MARSHALL SAUNDERS  The Popular Canadian Author.     ��������� -V*  If tho temperature of an author's popularity can be measured by thi ther-���������"  mometer of sales, then surely the most popular writer in Canada ia'Miaa Marshall  Saunders, whos������ "Beautiful Joe" has sold 400,000 copies, and been translated-  into Swedish, German and Japanese. ^.-^  i,  At her grandfather's house in Milton, Nova Scotia, Miss Saunders was born-'  in 18(11, the daughter of a clergyman, and a descendant of the John Alden immortalized in verse by Longfellow.   Her early days were spent in the beautiful  land of Evangeline where the very air seems redolent of romance and historic memories.   When she was six the family moved to Halifax, and there she received the  foundation of her education in private and public schools "lntil fifteen, when she  was sent to a boarding school in Scotland and thence to France to put some finishing touches to her education. ������������������'.'���������..'  -      On her return to Nova Scotia she taught-school for a time and then drifted -  into literature.   Her first short story brought forty dollars, but she soon realized  that real success could not be plucked like a rose in a garden; she must pay the prico  in years of observation, study, training and practice.   She spent several years in  foreign travel, as a post-graduate course in experience, and then returned to Nova  fteotia, ready for the serious work of her life.                    7 ;v    .  In 1804 tho American Humano Educational Society offered a prize of $200  for the best story illustrating kindness to dumb animals.   Miss Saunders determined  '0.compete for it..   She spent six months,in writings story, the background of  which was largely autobiographic and the spirit:pervading it ber own intenstr.lovc'  for.animals, the silent appeal.of their helplessness finding ever a sympathetic ei-ho  ;n hor heart.', The committee of award in giving the prize to her book "Beautiful  Joe,',' said: "the author ���������has genius, heart and insight.     It is-an admirable stoiy-  and should have an immense gale and become a standard for all libraries,".nnd ���������  ' yet .tli's sweet,, sympathetic .study of dog life, despite it's splendid endorsement.,  wm*. beiflrfnir ninori<r the publishers for flix months before it wan accepted, Wi,;.*  thnndera havini? availed herself of the privilege of forfeiting the prize money and  ivliiiiiwi" hop rnrmiwerint.  When published, it i?avo her a place in the very front rank of writers of animal <  storioH. Hor "Tilda Jane," a simple, natural, j>'tMi������tio yet hitinoroiw story,mlds! "-  a new character to the charming literature of childhood, lu hor nmbitioiw'iiuvr'l'1-  "r.'o-if \ G'lmrlitte," she jrivea a delightful portrayal of the lif" of tho Acndiatw inii  f  Mi" historic eoiintrv nrn*nifl St. Mary's TWv, a <v  vi.iJ-j and sorrows seemed to sanctify mid purify f  fid.I ...iorJlDj to .'.ci or iU i'..,i:.ni,������,.t ot Caiudi, In tbe jru.ii !.������;, !.> 1  "ilni (if idvllio' ipntani*:*, vi  lie n'.*o'jlr- to hi'drr thisr'i'  .*/ U. M.ci., >*��������� '.'ui 1/tpi i.i.j it o' -tfc....

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