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Array 1 -  ���������* 1.1/ i  j    * .*"���������>,*���������. .- v.'m'���������} v-������<yw|?,-iet  ������^f *%JB  THE  OLDEST  MINING  CAMP  NEWSPAPER   IN   BRITISH  COLUMBIA  Vol.. - XVIII.  GREENWOOD, B. C.", THURSDAY, MAY 30, 1912.  .....       . .. BEST .Off .THE .MARKET   '-  5 pound can, $1,25. ^ 2 VI pound can, 75'cents  .. ���������   ���������        .-    ,;16 ounce can, 35 cents .  Try our Gphcentrated Soups  All flavors at 5 cents a package  Linoleum  * Around- {Home  ���������\ The Thistle Brand is the best on  earth. New Import Shipment just  received.. See the patterns and get  my'prices before yon buy and you  will come back. New line of Kitchen/Ware just opened up.   ������������������  expire  Phone 16   Greenwood, B. C.  CAN NOW BE OBTAINED FROM  W. E. Brown, L. A. Smith & Co.  RussellLaw-Cauirield, Co.  and,Cakes only at Eholt  Trading Company.  1 Orders for any of my specialties  given a day in advance to any ot  'the above firms will be promptly  and correctly filled.  William c; Arthurs.  THE  BREAD & CAKE BAKER  Vienna Bakery. Greenwood  J  Attractive jewelry  .  ,^'",   '?? i'f.���������**   ->">���������*-,t .   ,  has seldom been gathered in such'  an extensive display as the one we  are now showing.    We know you  ' will become interested. Not only in  THE'ODD DESIGNS    ���������  r  You will find a Welcome  at the Club Cigar Store and Pool Room  CIGARS, TOBACCOS, AND  SMOKERS'  SUPPLIES  FRUIT AND CONFECTIONERY  Coast Calgary and  Local Papers and Magazines  always on the tables.  Agent for Phoenix Laundry, Office of Phoenix & Midway Stages  "%  but with the prices that we have  placed upon the articles'.  "If you want to see the prettiest  Chains, Lockets, Brooches, Pins  and Stone Set Jewelry ever shown  in this town, come now.  All free'miners'. licenses  on Friday.     "' *  Rock Creek will'celebrate Dominion Day/-   _.- v  ,   Don't forget the'.card party on  Wednesday, June 5th.   Q  /There is an epidemic of the  chicken pox in thevcity.  See Brown's dine of fishing  tackle in Ferry, Wash.  J. R. Jackson,'M'P. P , returned  from Victoria on Saturday."1  The Ledge office makes a specialty of printing large posters. '  A. Bryan Williams, provincial  game warden, was in the city this  week.  * Walter G. Kennedy is on a  visit to Cat mi and will return  alone. >;  Mrs. Owen Boyer and children  have gone to Quebec for the  summer,     " ,  Last week Grand Forks defeated Republic at baseball by a score  of 5 to 2.  -  W. G. McMynn left for Golden  on Tuesday to take up his new  appointment.  Iu Ferry, Wash;, Brown has  20 dozen squirrel traps for,sale at  10 cents each.'       *-.*���������   ��������� .  Andv Murphy, formerly of New  Denver, is now a mining promoter  in Philadelphia,    , > *  The Granby smelter has a new  automobile ' that is' started by  pressing a button. "--  Pete Swanson was in town last  week.. He is'buijding a $45,000  hotel at Princeton.%,  . Gortnon West i^s improving in  health and will be able to leave  the hospital next week.  In the Kettle rivjer'at. Danville  there is a boom with more than a  million feet of logs in it.'  In Nelson this spring the Nelson arid Lake View hotels have  made many improvements.  Without any trouble the Grand  be awarded, and refreshments  giveu lor the sum of 5o cents.  All welcome.  In addition to the regular program, scenes and incidents in connection with" the wreck of the  Titanic can be seen at the Star  theatre, Friday and Saturday.*  Ed. J, Dyer will also deliver a  lecture upon the greatest marine  disaster ever known.  The smoker to W. G.. McMynn  at thcfClub on Monday night was  a great success. The gathering  was representative of the district.  Mr. McMynn was presented with  a grandfather's' clock and iu return he presented the club with a  collection of views of Great  Britain E. G. Warren was the  chairman.  Western Float  BUSY AT C0ALM0NT  A Grand Forks citizen who return! d from Coalmont this week  states that there is great activity in  the Great Northern camp at that  place preparatory to the commencement of construction work over the  Hope mountains. Chief Engineer  Kennedy and his entire staff are  now located at steelhead, and the  work of extending the road to the  coast will be started as soon as  possible The Kettle Valley line  also lias a corpse of surveyors making a preliminary survey over the  Hope mountains.���������Grand Forks  Sun.      "  Frank   will soon, have a co-operative store.  Flower thieves are becoming a  pest in Vernon.  Dan Rodgers is running a restaurant in Princeton.  Al Teeter is conducting the Victoria hotel at Slocan City.  The government will build a sidewalk in Three Forks.  Merritt now has a fire  brigade  with Phil McLean as chief.  During April the police court at  Rupe took in $41*1 for fines.  The   Duke of- Connaught will  visit Penticton on October 3.  The cut worms arebusy in some  of the gardens of New Denver.   ���������  The licence of tho Southern hotel  at BeUevue has been cancelled.  Slugg & Stephenson have opened  a blacksmith shop in Blairmore.  a meat market, and a general store.'  A Jacobsen recently bought the,  Newmarket hotel in New. Denver,  from Henry Stege for 88,000.    He ���������  is adding bathrooms, and making  other    improvements   in   keeping  with the wants of advancing civilization. t Stege intends to go north  and start a brewery at Fort George.'  Writing   from    Clinton,    Rube  Hull says that Jim Wardell has  canned his yellow cook, and now  has a white lady presiding at the  range.    For grub, and other accessories before and  after  the   fact  Rube says that Jim's hotel deserves  a scare head.    Rube also says that  the home of romance in^B.  C. is  along the Cariboo road.   It should  be a good place to get material, for  a dime novel, judging from the'.'  news that   we hearj>bout' police  chasing the Indians. ,  Send  for a catalogue of head-'  stones and monuments,  made by-  the Kootenay Monumental Works,  Nelson, B. C.  '  Owing to a lack of houses many  aro living in tents at Aldermere.  The Bank of Commerce is putting  up a $30,000 building in Penticton,  STORK'S GREAT SALE  A. LOGAN & Co.  GREENWOOD.     -     B. C.  L  WALTER a KENNEDY  PROPRIETOR  J  St. Jude's Anglican Church  Services: EColy Communion 8  a.m. ist and 3rd Sundays in this  month; Matins, n a.m.; Evensong, 7:30 p.m.; Sunday School,  2:30 p. m.  Rev. Franklin Watson, Vicar.  KOOMS   TO   MT  .,.,     ft  Silver  The CANADIAN BANK  OF COMMERCE  SIR EDMUND WALKER, C.V.O., LL.D., D.C.L., President  ALEXANDER LAIRD, General Manager  CAPITAL   '   $15,000,000  REST   ���������   $12,500,000  MONEY ORDERS  The Money Orders of The Canadian Bank of Commerce are a  safe, convenient and economical method of remitting small sums of  money. They are payable without* charge at every branch of a  chartered bank iu Canada (except in the Yukon Territory) and in  the principal cities of the United States.  The Orders and full information regarding them may be obtained on application' at the Bank.  In the event of loss of a Money Order the Bank will, on receipt  of a satisfactory guarantee, make arrangements to refund the  amount of the lost Order.  SAVINGS  BANK  DEPARTMENT  J. T. BEATTIE, Manager.     .   -      Greenwood Branch.  In the Swayne House,  Street. Clean, private and comfortable rooms in a quiet locality  at reasonable rates. Hot and cold  baths free to guests.  WANTS. Etc  For Sale.���������A work horse,  weight 1,250. drive single or  double to be sold cheap, Apply  Mark Christensen, Ledge Office.  For Sale.���������A Letterpress at a  price.    Apply at Ledge office.  For Sale.���������Four old Copper  Hand Books at ������0 cents each.  Apply at Ledge office.  For   Sale. ��������� Piano,  Apply at Ledge office.  cheap.  ���������<J*������<S?*=������<**-=������������������>=S<>*=^^  & c������������  n  u  i  i COPPER STREET, GREENWOOD, B.  ?!  Dealers in Fresh and Salt Meats, Fish  and Poultry. : Shops in nearly all the  towns of the Boundary and Kootenay.  ^-K2������>^3W������->Safc5^^ B*c'  I  i  i  " Farm i'or Sale.���������A 160 acre  farm near Bridesyille, 35 acres  under cultivation and 20 more  about ready for breaking up.  90 acres available for cultivation  and the balance good pasture  land. For further particulars  apply R. T. Lowery, Greenwood.  For Sale. 1 pair of young  white Homer pigeons, pure bred,  apply to Jack Rendell, Eholt.  For Sale���������A five horse power  motor.   Apply at Ledge office.  For Sale.���������Nice 6 room house,  barn and lot, cheap, C. F. Stork,  Forks brass bandj is now giving  concerts in the"6pe"nozoner"':' -������������������  ��������� F. H. Knight-was'in the city  on Sunday and took, a- party to  see the coal mine near'Midway.  A land roller will arrive from  Vancouver next week for use on  the wagon roads near Greenwood.  Bertram Hollande and Miss Ina  Brown, both of Westbridge, were  married in Grand Forks last  week.  On May 23rd a marriage license  was issued to Ed. Pratt and Mrs.  Mary Towns, both of Molson,  Wash.  . The headquarters for fishing  tackle of all kinds and prices in  Greenwood, is the store of W. G.  Kennedy.'  Billy Jewel is now a resident of  Farron, and acts as conductor of  the pushers that run up and  down the hill.  About 200 people attended the  opening of Danny Deane's new  temperance hotel at Phoenix last  Thursday evening.  Murdoek Mclntyre and others  will build a $30,000 hotel at Lil-  looet. The plans are being prepared by Harry Plaisence, .  F. B. Hawthorn, one of the  old-time drummers, was at Paulson on Saturday. He is large,  jolly, and busy all the time.  Coming down from Phoenix on  Monday. White Wings .had "to  stop until a prostrate man was  removed from the railway track.  At the Vernon assizes last week  Walter Polke was sentenced to be  hung on the ninth of August,  for the murder of G. H. Ashton.  Service in the Presbyterian  church next Sunday, June 2,  7.30 p.m. Sunday School, and  Bible class at 2:30 p. m. All are  welcome.  Jack Mclnnes died in the railway hospital at Carmi last week  from pneumonia. ' -He was an  old-timer in the mining camps of  the West Fork.     .  Dick Lum, a half-breed Chinaman was committed for trial on  Saturday charged with stealing  booze and provisions from Tom  Hanson of Rock Creek. .  The celebration at Bridesville  on May 24th was a decided success. t Tom Walsh ��������� presented  every visitor to the dance with  an orange ribbon. It was the  only kind he had in stock.  J. Forde, government inspector  of roads, will be in this district  shortly to inspect the roads and  bridges. He will also decide on  the route for. the inter-provincial  highway through this district.  On Wednesday evening, June  Sth, at 8 o'clock, a card party  will be held in the,Hall, Wood'a  Block, under the auspices of St.  Jude's Guild.   Lovely prizes will  On Friday morning, May 31st,  the  great sale at C. F. .Stork's  store, Greenwood, will open with  a rush.    After several years of  business   in   Greenwood,   C.   F.  Stork has decided to retire  from  active  business.    The   doors   of  the store  will be closed  for all  time in about three weeks.    This  will be a sale of the most extraordinary   importance,- an   event  that is destined  to   set   a   new  record for value giving in Greenwood.   It is up to the I.,D. Smith  Co. to close out quickly.    They  say-that iu all their long-experience in managing and conducting sales, .they have never ^.been  given so free'a hand to" slaughter  prices as they have in this sale.  Their instructions were   simply  "Go'to it,"  and get rid of the  stock   regardless   of   any   other  consideration.    They   have   but  three weeks in which to dispose  of   this   entire   stock   and they  fully realize that special- inducements must be given the public  to dispose of this stock within  the limited  time allotted them.  Anything you buy at this sale is  a bargain; you can't make a mistake.    Sale starts Friday,  May  31st, let your first visit  Wellington Ingram recently sold  4,000 acres of land at Creston for  8 4,000.  . Birchbank is the name of a new  postoffice, about seven miles north  of Trail.  During April -40 patients were  admitted to the Jubilee hospital in  Vernon.  The blach bear cub now in the  managerie at Halcyon, has been  christened Joey.  Some fish weighing nine pounds  have recently been caught in the  upper Arrow lake.  Two Indians in Merritt were recently fined g25 for having liquor  in their possession.  It is reported that the. Kingston  mine at Hedley will resume operations in a short time.  A church in Merritt recently  made considerable money by a  successful whist party.    .      .   ',  Nakusp is now connected with'  Burton^ City by*"one'~of -fehe^best  mountain roads in-B. C.  Joe rSmith of Clinton- visited  Vancouver last week. He has not  seen the spot since 1869.  The Okanagan Telephone Co.  will build an exchange in Penticton  this year at a cost of 86,000.  Nine carloads of poles are being  shipped daily by the Lindsley Pole  Co., to the Alberta government.  George Youill is now a policeman at Silverton, and there will be  no riots in that delightful village.  Justice in England  G. K. Chesterton lately avowed-  that if the English were logical, if  a man were stung by a wasp on  Brown's land he should prosecute  Brown  under the, game laws for  keeping a dangerous wasp at large.  The English laws are not quite  so logical as that,  but are logical  enough for a court lately to allow  compensation act to the widow of a"  waiter who   had   died   from   the  sting of a wasp on the tip of his  tongue while setting the table in' a  tent for dinner given to the villagers on the occasion of a great wedding.  It needs a long sentence to get  in all these unusual- details, but  nothing can be unusual enough to.  perturb the orderly course of Brit-'  ish justice.. The sting was an accident it occurred in the course of  the waiter's emplopment-^-let justice tie done-���������Springfield Republican. ....  P. Burns & Co.  have put in a  at Trail.    An  Casey Jones with Ollie Mack  A profusion of high-class singing  and dancing specialties has always  been a .distinct characteristic of  the plays heretofore presented by  the well known comedians, Murray  & Mack, and it is understood that  Ollie Mack's latest vehicle for the  exposition of his unctious and infectious style of humor, called  "Casey Jones," which appears at  the Opera House, Tuesday, June  4, is no exception to established  custom, and the promise is made  that music dealers will be kept  busy supplying the demand for the  latest song successes rendered during the performance of " Casey  Jones."  and we know   your   subsequent Icold storaSe PIan*  visits will be frequent. ��������� electric   motor  will   furnish   the  "power.  This year at his ranch near  Kelowna, John Casaro has planted  eight acres in onions, and 17 acres  in tomatoes.  For fifteen years Joe Bradshaw  has been conductor on the fast  passenger train between Nelson and  Slocan City.  Sandon has one Mayor and two  Aldermen. One of the Aldermen  is Jim Woods and he resides in  Three Forks.  In East Kootenay W. A. Sullivan has a contract to furnish the  C.P.E. with 75,000 ties, and 8,000  telegraph poles.  There are no automobiles in the  Slocan, but nearly all the prominent citizens in the lake towns own  gasoline launches.  Palma Angrignon of New Denver has 2S horses in his stable. He  recently imported five carloads of  hay from Colville.  Tho Gibbon sawmill on upper  Arrow lake is about ready to . resume operations, with a greater  capacity than it had before the fire.  Dr. Brouse of New Denver intends next year, to freshen his  knowledge of surgery by a course  at some of the hospitals in Germany.  The electric railway between  Frank and Coleman, will bo in  operation this year. The headquarters of the company will be in  Blairmore.  Augelo Schulli at his ranch near  Fife this spring has planted 2,700  strawberry plants. He has also in  his orchard 175 apple, cherry and  plum trees,  J. K. McLean, divisional fire  warden at Revelstoke has been  transferred to Tete Jauno Cache.  His placa has been take by Bob  Allen of New Denver.  Some Indians recently caught a  sturgeon in Kootenay lake that  weighed over 100 pounds. Even  Archie Johnson never caught a  fish as heavy as that one.  For 20 years Bob Cunning has  conducted an hotel in Sandon. In  addition to that business he also  operates a farm in the city limits,  Crabs That Walked 85  Miles Home.  Most of us know how pigeons  sent hundreds of miles from their  homes fly straight back to their  lofts when liberated, but not even  Alice in Wonderland met a crab  traveller. Scientists have been  proving, however, that crabs as  ���������well as birds and dogs and cats  know their own homes and travel  far to get back to them.  The members of the Eastern Sea  Fisheries commission caused a  number of crabs to caught, marked  and turned loose in the sea at various distances from their homes.  Those which had been liberated  near home when caught again were  found to have travelled only a  mile or so; others got back from  far away to their birthplace. Some  Lincolnshire crabs which were  turned out off tho Yorkshire coast  trundled away home a distanco of  85 miles.  .One Helped the Other  A lady was continually accusing  her servant of extravagance without any real cause.   The servant  always bore  this accusation  patiently.  One day the servant informed  her mistress that the coal had all  been consumed. This was followed  by the usual remarks on the part  of the mistress, who finished up by  saying:  "You evidently eat th8m."  The next day the candles were  all gone.  "Candles gone!" said the mistress. "Why, I bought half a  pound only a fortnight ago."  "Oh, well," rejoined the servant,  who conld stand this sort of thing  no longer, "I can tell you where  the candies have gone. I ate them  to grease my throat so that I could  swallow tho coal more conveniently!"  Generous minds are all of a kin.  REAL.ESTATE SHARKS  We have but little sympathy for  the boobs who have been  stuck  with outside property, nor are we  overwhelmed with grief over ��������� tho  stinging of Canadians back east,  because both are in a position to  ascertain for themselves  the approximate value of the stuff they  are buying,  but we do object most  emphatically to seeing people stung  on Calgary outside stuff over in  England. 7'There are some Calgary  real estate men over there right  now,  throwing the harpoon with  unerring aim and catching whales  galore.    Firs't thing we know, the  Western Canada real estate market;  will be ruiued on the other side of  the pond, the same as happened to  B. C. mining propositions.    Western Canada is being exploited over  in England -in   shameless   style.  The damaging effect of this raw  work will endure for years.  It is the easiest thing in the  world for a western real estato  agent, who himBelf happens to be  an.Englishinan, to frame up a line  of dope that will prove irresistible  to the average well-to-do old  countryman. He knows exactly  what will lure the sucker.���������Eye .  Opener.  h>  t'\  ,lP'  ifflHB^B3ffiEffi^^S!WSw^^^fflBBSffluB THE   LEDGE,   GREENWOOD,   BRITISH   COLUMBIA.  THE  LEDGE  Is located at Greenwood, B. C, and can be traced to many parts of  the earth. It comes to the front every Thursday morning, and  believes that hell would close up if love ruled the world. It believes  in justice to everyone ; from the man who mucks in the mine to the  king who sits on the cushions of the throne. It believes that advertising is the life of trade; and that one of the noblest works of  creation is the man who always pays the printer.  The Ledge is $2.00 a year in advance, or $2.50 when not so paid.  It is postage free to all parts of Canada, Mexico, Great Britain and  the county of Bruce. To the United States it is $2.50 a year, always  in advance.  R.  T.  LOWERY  EDITOR    AND    FINANCIER.  GREENWOOD, MAY 30,. 1912.  A blue mark here indicates that your Subscription has  becomo deceased, and that the editor would once more  like, to commune with your collateral.  Tim world loves a cheerful loser.  Lovi! lias bought many an Easter  hat.  It   is   probably  better to bo  Siwash, than to be siwashed.  Titk greatest merchants of the  world havo always been the greatest advertisers.  lightful Place, nor to make ue  Happy, but it is to make us finer,  nobler, more wonderful and great.  The characteristic of wisdom is its  conviction of ignorance, that it  needs more wisdom; of genuine  goodness, that it ought to be better;  of real uobility, that it should be  nobler. Life's truest symptom is  the craving for more life. There  is small hope for one who thinks he  is good and wise and noble enough  devoid of spiritual control. Obstinacy and selfishness havo'murdered more human beings than any  other form of plague. Every man  and every woman must give of his  or her best. It is the duty of  every man and woman to rest ancl.  recuperate from the stronuous life  they lead.  Dr. George J. Fhidinsm, of New  York says: "Dietftic ignorance  and carelessness, unsuitable environment and unhealthy social customs are directly responsible for  the alarming increase of physical  wrecks. The careless, intemperate  indigestion of food, tho inability .to  secure its oxidation through lack  of proper exercise in the open air  have contributed their share to a  glut of unassimilable excess within  the body, causing disturbances or  stagnation, which imposes a defi-  ciont supply to thb secretory organs  so that they cannot perform their  functions properly, and also imposes a serious and unnecessary  burden upon that sanctuary of  vitality, the heart.  Treat a sick man or woman with  methods that would keep a well  person strong and vigorous���������with  a regulated diet, fn sli air, pure  water, light exercise and comfortable surroundings���������and you will  prevent diseases of all kinds.  Few women will tako the time  to think out this prevention proposition, and yet how necessary it  is, not only to them but to the  future generations'.     If every wo-  and the camel driver has his.  What is in the monkey's mouth  may not be his; it may belong to  the hunter.  Not to aid one in distress is to  kill him in your heart.  Working in competition quickens  the hands.  He who marries a beauty marries  trouble.  If you don't praise me, don't  spoil my good name.  Corn near the path never ripens.  He who knows a matter beforehand can confuse the liar.  A bribe blinds the judge's eyes,  for a bribe never speaks the truth.  Gold should be sold to him who  knows its value.  Hope is the pillar of the world.  He who has no house has no  word in the community.  He who forgives ends the quarrel.  Inquiry saves a man from making mistakes.  If a matter be dark, dive to the  bottom.  Wisdom is not in the eye, but iu  the head.  A fool is the wise mau's ladder.  Tho frog enjoys himself in tho  water, but not in hot water.  A woman who has lost her rival  has no sorrow.  The sixty-four pages of this little  book discover that tho "heathen  African is a philosopher, and not a  poor one.  No town amounts to much, unless its business men are extensive  advertisers in the local papers.  Some burglars recently stole a  coffin from a store in Enderby.  Perhpps they- wanted it for a  policeman's funeral. -  If the land around these parts  -was under cultivation, Greenwood  would soon be a progressive little  city. Greenwood needs a few live  land boosters.  There is a hen in New Denver  that drinks out of a water tap.  "With a little training Jim Ward  thinks she would soon be able to  drink out of a bottle.  The Editor And His Work  The rocent meeting of the Arkansas State Press Association at  Little Rock prompteckthe following  glowing tribute to the country  newspaper editor by the Little'  Rock Democrat:  "It's to the editor of the so-called 'small paper' that we doff our  hats today, for in him we have the  most valued type of citizenship.  "The world today is in a hurry.  The average man is too busy fighting for his living to keep in touch  with the affairs of the nation or  state. He has not the time to gain  the    information   regarding vital  The price   has   advanced   this questions that come directly home  month of nearly all lines of paper,  which will help the ordinary  country printer to lose more money  on his job printing orders.  The world needs a shorter and  better Bible. The present one haB  too much chaff in the wheat. It  tires and mystifies common minds,  and even the great cannot agree  upon its teachings.  With all their fuss and fluster,  the Industrial Worriers have not  yet made a move towards helping  the poor policeman to get higher  wages, or the married women to  get an eight hour day.  Ix eight days this month, a  coast real estate agent sold $10,000  worth of coast realty, in and around  Nelson. Little wonder that money  is scarce in the interior when so  many are gambling in distant real  estate.  Thinking Themes  "The Good is the enemy of the  Best," is a truthful proverb.  The real crime is the failure to  grow better. Whoever will not go  on up is thrust down. Living  one's life is like riding a bicycle or  an aeroplane; to stop means a bad  fall.  It has been said, why educate  the Bimple Bavages? They are  happy as they are, and what faults  they have are probably not so bad  as the evils of civilization. But  the question might with equal  justice be turned upon ourselves;  why should we learn more and  have opportunities for further  advancement? If we fail to improve the occasion it is as bad with  us as with the savages.  Salvation, in its true sense, is  not a question of Safety, but of  Progress. What shall make us  Safe is a purely speculative inquiry  "What will make us better and  wiser is a real problem. The inner  purpose of both Culture and Religion is to deepen, strengthen and  purify life, The object of the discipline we receive in this world is  not to got our souls into some de-  to him and his family at first hand.  He must depend npon the newspapers for his information.  "Our metropoliton newspapers,  gigantic organizations that tbey are  have not the time to devote to such  questions the study which they require. They havo the current  news of the vast world to print  from day to day.  "But the country editcr has the  time and he does study the problems of national and state government. He keeps his finger upon  the pulse of the nation and naught  escapes his eagle eye. He is the  people's sentinel, ever standing between the public he loves and  political intrigue and plot. He  fears no man, and the billion of  trusts awe him not. When he  scents danger his clarion voice  sounds a ringing warning throughout the land. Fearless, ever vigilant and alert, tho country editor  watches over tho people as a shepherd over his flock.  "All honor then to the Country  Editor, -who sleeplessly stand guard  over the interest of the public, a  fearless and vigilont sentinel."  man, married or ninglo, would take  four to six weeks every year of her  life from tho time she reaches tho  age of 25, and go to a "health  hotel," where scientific medical  men, all experts in their own different specialties, arc in attendance;  where there is no place for quacks  or charlatans; where pure air, pure  water, proper exorcise, electric  treatments for diff. rent ailments  may be administered; where' the  food is prepared under hygenic  rules for obesity or tho opposite,  according to the cases; where .proper'rest and relaxation aro given  as regularly as the meals; where  baths are given to suit the iequipments of the patient, and even  music and entertainment are furnished, there would never be an  old woman.  That absolute change from arduous duty, whether' of society or  work, restores youth and beauty  to womanhood. To get relief from  the monotony of housekeeping, the  incessant demands of motherhood,  or the routine of society, is necessary to women if they want to retain their youth and beauty.  It is not necessary to go to  Europe for health; there are many  and delightful places right here at  home where a few weeks may be  spent in rest and a health regime  without the expense of a European  trip; where mineral waters for  every requirement may be had, as  good or better than the waters of  Carlsbad or Marian bad.  Remember: Self-preservation is  the first law of beauty and.youth.  OH! GEORGE  Geo. L. Pedlar, editor of the  Fernie Free Press, was a visitor  iu town for a couple of days this  week. George pushes the pencil,  manages the shears and manufactures many of the origiual ideas  that appear in the brightest  papers of the interior. He  taught school here ten years ago  and came back to pat the little  boys aud girls on the'head and  interrogate on the ��������� Shorter Catechism. They are not now pat-  able aud have emerged from the  Catechism into two-steps, skirts,  claw-hammars, etc. . The first of  little boys met measured six feet  two from end to end and tipped  the scales at 216���������not to be patted  safely with anything but a gas-  gipe and then only under most  favorable conditions. But the  little girls! .George thinks ot  coming back about Christmas.���������  Slocan Record.   -        ,     *  years to come if the boys and girls  of today can only be induced to pay  into the Annuities System a few  cents each week. For example, a  young man of 20 by paying in 50  cents a week until he is 60 may  purchase an Annuity of $352.76;  and a young woman starting at  same age, and paying alike amount;  for the same period, could secure  an Annuity of $311.72, which, owing to her longevity being superior,  is .somewhat less than he would receive. The age of 60 to a young'  man or woman of 20 may seem a  long way off; but it may interest  them to know that, "according to  mortality experience, of 10,000 of  either'sex starting at 20 considerably more than 50 per cent, will be  still living even at 65. There is  more than au even chance that you  will be one of the 5,000.   ���������  Information as to the cost of an  Annuity at any age may be secured  0" application to the Postmaster,  or to the Superintendent of Annuities, Ottawa, to who your letter  may be sent without postage.' '  H. W. Farmer <fc Coi,  REAL ESTATE,  Rock Creek, B. C.  &&&&������,&&&&,&&$,&&&&&  %  %  WESTERN - - HOTELS;  NEWMARKET   HOTiSI.   ' ''  / 'i  ���������   Is the home for all tourists and  ' millionaires visiting* New  Den-,  ver, British Columbia.  A. JACOBSON. Proprietor.  CO., LT'D.  leaves Mother Lode  , 9.30 a. m.  ,. 6:30 p. m.  Leaves Greenwood   '  .   2:00 p.  in.   ,:  ���������   8:30 pi  m.  Send for - a catalogue of headstones "and monuments,' made by  the Kootenay Monumental Works,  Nelson, B. C.  Saturday   last - stage - leaves  % Mother Lode 6 p. tn: "Returning,'  % leaves Greenwood 10 p. m..  % . ���������_     ���������  9, -        S Greenwood Office'  ? NORDEN   HOTEL  i3* *5* t5* ������^5 ffi _\* _\% Jfi _ft Jft _fv _jt J* _$ _j* o* v*  ������5  THK   PROVINCE   HOTEL  Grand Forks.-is'a large tnree-"  ���������'story'brick hotel that provides  ���������   * the public with; good meals and  '.-pleasant roomB.   A new building ���������  but the same old rates.      " ,, '  ���������   '       Emll Iiiirgen,' Proprietor;  THK   KASLO   HOTEL -.    \>'r . . .        .;  Kaslo, B; C��������� ,is,a  comfortable'.  .. " home for ali who travel to that   ,  - . city. '��������� .      .   '; , ���������      ":  -Cockle SS Papwortn.. /_.  SHERBKOOKK 'HOUSE  ���������_?  ' Nelson;,B. CV One minute's walk  from'C. P.-'-R   station.   Cuisine  unexcelled; Well heated and ventilated.      ,'   --     *���������'���������'.  ���������'-.,���������   -->'  - '��������� LAVINGE fi-DUNK.'Prop'iletors.  .-���������i  /r=  nelson, b. c.  wholesale  dealers in1 -  Produce   and   Provisions  '"' ��������� your Razors Honed  e  and Your Baths at  FRAWLEY'S  ARBERSH0P  greenwood/  LYNN CREEK DAIRY  DELIVERED  To any part of the city or district  J.McDONELL, Proprietor  TRKMONT   HOUSE  Nelson,' B. C.,is run onthe Am-"  -    ericah and European plan. Steam'"  heated rooms. All white labor.'.  Special attention, paid,to,dining;  room.       .-���������.'-"���������-/ "f  Itnnaomo & Ciunplxsll, Propn,  TULAMEEN HOTEL \ . r  Princeton, B.  C'is the  head-'  *'' --' quarters ''for ^miners, ��������� investors ,  and railroad trien.'.'A fine loca-',  '.'tion and'ev'ery.thingfirst-class '���������-  KIRKPATRICkVmALONE, Proprietors.  :       .    ���������-.        -   t.   '  Frank Fletcher  '���������Provincial Land Surveyor,  ��������� ' ;   -, Nelson^ B. O."  l(KII>KSVir,T.E   nOTKL.    '   '- 7'   ��������� " *  ''Bridesville,' B.* C- 'Provides'-" oxcelleht  accommodation for tourists and travel-'  lers. -Fresh "Eggs  iintl-Butter.' Special -.  Irish .Whiskey always on hand:'        .    -  THOMAS   WALSH,   Proprietor.'  LITCKVIKW   HOTEL, * ".  in' Nelson, B. C,' employs   all.  white help and is a home'for-the.  "-    world at $1.00 a day.   - -   '-.    ���������-" r  Nap. Mallette, Proprietor.  J. R. CAMERON,  Leading Tailor "of-'the-Kootenays.  KASLO,    B. .0.  *4<$$*$������$4������$*i'}4$$4������$$$$$$44  Proverbs of Africa  The Importance of Health  By hlLhlAN RUSSELI/  No beauty ofmindorbody.no  happiness or even ordinary comfort can be enjoyed without health.  Women and men alike neglect  their greatest asset through ignorance, not knowing how to breathe  properly or eat properly.  There is no reason why age  should lessen the enjoyment of  life. The persons who allow themselves to sink into feebleness and  apathy merely because of the passing years have some mental or  spiritual weakness in them which  they have not the will to overcome.  The woman who suffers her  beauty and freshness to wane.and  fade on account of what she or her  friends call age showB that she is  Mrs. Isabella Fyvie Mayo, of  Aberdeen, Scotland, Las just published an interesting brochure under the title, Stories and Sayings of  the Continent of Africa, in which  readers interested in negro folklore  will find much to entertain them.  Mrs. Mayo has rendered a distinct  service to the African here and  abroad in putting in shape these  specimens of wit and wisdom of  the African.  I submit a few samples of the  thoughts that aro back of the black  man's mind:  The white man is the father of  merchants, and want of money is  the father of disgrace.  Ashes fly back on the face of  him who sows them.  Ropes get entangled when goats  are tied to the same post.  The dawn does not come twice  to wake a man.  Calamity has no voice.  It is better to be poor and well  than rich and ill. (Wonder if  wealthy dispeptics will indorse  this?) "..���������..',.���������.  The hunchback is never told to  stand upright.  The ox that arrives first drinks  the cleanest water.  No one gives a cat to a hyena to  keep.  No man is clever enough to lick  himself on the back.  He who will not take advice gets  knowledge when trouble overtakes  him.,  The camel has his own opinion I  Poor Old Mother  In the correspondence column of  a contemporary there recently appeared a question by a son-in-law  with whom his wife's mother had  been  living as to whether other  members of the family (three sons),  who were said to be able though  unwilling,  could be compelled to  bear a portion of the expense of the  mother's   maintenance.   She   had  been living with one of the sons,  and the brother-in-law had been  asked if she could be boarded in  his house  so that  the   daughter  might look after her.   This was  agreed to,  but the board money  was not paid,  and after eighteen  months of sguabbling the question  was asked.    The answer was diplomatic, namely, that the matter was  one which required most judicious  handling,    and    that  a   solicitor  should be consulted.   Had the person   in   charge   of   the  question  column known   of the   Canadian  Government Annuities System, the  wisest thing he could havo done  would havo been to recommend the  purchase of a Government Annuity.   At her age (75) an Annuity  of 8300 (875 every three months),  payable as long as she might live,  conld   have  been  purchased   for  81,992.   The mother could   then  have lived happily with her daughter for the remainder of her days,  the son-in-law would have regarded  the mother's presence in the house  as a boon rather than a burden,  and the family ties should have remained unbroken.   But best of all,  the comfort and happiness of the  dear old mother, who had nursed  them in their infancy, had, perhaps, spent many a sleepless night  in anxious attendance upon them  when the "Dread Messenger" was  hovering   near, ready to .snatch  them away from her, and who had  guided their young footsteps in the  straight and narrow path-priceless  services-would then have been assured for all  time.   Happily in  Canada cases of this kind are few,  and they will be still fewer in the  W. F. M.  Greenwood Miners  Union, No. 22; W.  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. ...  BERT de WIEJL.E, Seoty  GREENWOOD and  MIDWAY STAGE  Leaves Greenwood for Spokane  at 7 a. m., and for Oroville at 2:30  p. m. Charles Russell.  HOTEL CASTLEGAR.'.Castlegar June-:  tion.' : All roo.dern.!' .-'Excellent'  - -    accomodations'-Vfor'-tourists-Jand  drummers^ Boundarytrain. leaves -'  ."here at 9.f5a.m;'-"'   - ."'  . i  ��������� " W. H.  CAGE, Proprietor ''.  GRANITE CREEK HOTEL - '!  Granite Creekj B. C.; Heaclquar-   -  ters for miners, prospectors and  '.  railroad men.   Gcod stabling- in '--'  . connection.     Tasty   meals and',  pleasantrooms.'       __ '*'    --  '    ;   .    - H. GOODISSON. Proprietor.   '  Greenwood City Waterworks Company  St.  %  THOMAS  CLOTHES CLEANED  PRESSED AND REPAIRED  <* TAILOR - GREENWOOD ���������  %  jc i? j? iff 1? j? j-r & jr jp jc jp jp jp j? jp j?  CITV  GRAND UNION HOTEL  Hedley, B. C. .American plan'-. -,"-  , and moderate rates. First-class..- -���������  mineral display from all sections- -;s  and will exchange for specimensf .ft:  from any part of the worldi��������� Re-7 ^  liable information will be given: -~  .investors and working men."' '} *' r."  ANTON W.INKLER, Proprietor/  Bag-gage transferred ' to  any. part of the City. Fur-,  niture moved to any part of  the District. General Dray-  ing of all kinds.  SIDNEY OLIVER.  HOTEL'KEREMEOS     '       -''../-  Opposite depot. - Extensive" alter-"  ations have recently been''.made  rendering this hotel one of the  most comfortable in the interior.  . . A choice selection of. liquors' and  ' cigars. New'pool room and sample  rooms in connection. / .,  --' .   Mrs.A. F. KlRBV.:  ALG0MA HOTEL _-'-';',  ,-.     Deadwood, B. C' 'This hotel is-  within easy distance of Greenwood  and provides a comfortable home  "for travellers.     The bar has,the' ,  best of wines, liquors and cigars. '.  JAMES HENDERSON. Proprietor  i ARMI is situated on the West Fork of the  Kettle river, at its junction with Wilkinson  ct*eek, It is 57 miles from Greenwood and  75 miles from Grand Forks, It is located  on a large plateau on the west bank of the Kettle  river and will be the central town for a dozen  smaller mining camps. For the next two years it  will be the^supply point for the Kettle Valley rail.*  way during the construction of that road to Pentkv  ton, 67 miles,  CARMI has mining, timber and agricultural  resources of great value, It has gold mines right at  the townsite, and is a good smelter site,  Lots are being sold at from $50 to $250 each,  Invest your money at home,  For further particulars apply to  CARMI   TOWNSITE  CARMI,     B.    C.  MWjflM  MMMMMil JHJWMJBHBm  ^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^M^^^^^^^^^^^^^  'f������l  :.!:'(;-;  .IfiS?  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I '7 '^7777; ':'iSIIS'*t^%|i  i- fl 77r'^v77;^7^v^i^"������$^;  :l7v'Sss  f^lEHOLTi  "He  ;, ;.JrJ, ���������\VJ#, ���������^7;7y;y7������������.v^lijyi^.v^-^fJJT'.'^jsljsB  77 7::77fe777j7^  ;#^:������fPf^  i{:7:>777'^  Steami;^  .bar';and:;barfe^  ' t^Mst^etslM^f ;stiai^Mm������^^SSm  THOTBti:  ppppsiteWstq^ce^  .;y-;-'^.American7an'd.Eur^  giIrapENKifrtq;|i|||  7;;,This.hptel:isvnow;un'iderlrie*<y^ S  l: .management,;;and vhasbeen|77i7  ���������^'improved jHhv ere  'SPleasant^op  ;"7date"rfieals7;'7' Large/and lcon-s%^i:  tvvejiientsa^  fth^dguartersjfor;���������  ���������������com m ercial # m eh^!^^|s|$  ������hote^  ^ citj^arid ^closegtt^I^tlielll  7local7c6rnmercial _and^Rnaii-i"0  V.7,. .7 7 cial institutions; ?, Si'^-,  fas;  '���������'vSkW  ���������V -V>.f  J. E; MCDONALD  -  Proprietor  '���������  Not iiiihe Bands ofiTIielllb^  [yffoif the ID  :TheI;7D^ SMITH'^  i active-business^  yoiir needs in Dry^G  i������  The   doors   of; this  store  will  soon be closed forever.  There is no time to  lose.  :'.- U'^  Fixtures for sale.  '7 We are not going to quote prices here. Seeing is believing. Visit our store and  We will deinonstrateto your en tire satisfaction that never in the history of the Boundary  country has- au equal opportunity existed for saying $15,000 worth of merchandise for  your inspection.. Our only aim, our brightest hope and our fixed determination is to  close out every stich of stocl-r in three weeks. . "   ,7 77  AU   thought   of   cost    or  value has been forgotten.  Country    merchants    are  invited.  y:\!: Reinemlber Sale Las the Cream of ^  As this is a Boiia R  77-  One of the largest hotels inT7: 7' '777  ���������the city.   Beautiful location, 7:7..'7���������;}������������������''���������  1  '' fine rooms and tasty meals; v;;; 77:7777:  A. 0. JOHNSON:,  PROP.t :������  QUEEN'S IHOTElli  ������������������PHOENIX ;���������;;:B.;-0.7.;,::'  The Newest; and Largest Hotel in! 7  the City. ? Everything nea*^7 iclean;|  and comfortable. :i* Steam; heat and I?  electric light.7 Meals> and dnnks atl>  77 ���������'- 7:::7:;7;7 ���������..; '7 all; hours, ^i&p&i^&ii*:  B. V. CHISHOLM, PiwpmetoM);  'DANNY DEANE, ;Manageb.;T &  BULL GREEK HOTEL  One ol the oldest stopping places on the West  Fork. Good accommodation and plenty to eat.  Fish and game dinners  in season. Rooms reserved by telegraph.  GORMAN WEST   -    Prop.  ON PARLE FRANCAIS  NATIONAL HOTEL  ;       GREENWOOD, B. C.    7  The  Really Best House  in the Boundary.  Recently Remodelled and  Strictly Up-to-Date.   '  Restaurant in connection  ROY & BO YER  PROPS.  THE ROYAL HOTEL  Stanley Street, Nelson, B. C,  Pleasant location. Best  Family Hotel in the City.  American and European  Plan. Good Home for  Steady Boarders. Rates:  $1.00 to $1.50 per day.  J. S. BARRATT       ���������       Proprietor THE   LEDGE,   GREENWOOD,   BRITISH   COLUMBIA.  w  CH>OOCK>0<XKK><><X><>0<>00<X><>000<3  |    BOUNDARY MINES    |  <KKH>00<>00<>0<>000<KK>00<>0<>0<>0  Last week the Rawhide shipped  5,699 tons of ore.  There are some good claims in  the Long Lake camp.  Last week the Jackpot mine  shipped 154 tons of ore.  Last week the Granby mine  shipped 25,218 tons of ore.  Last week the Granby smelter  treated 23,S70 tons of ore.  Last week the Mother Lode  mine shipped 0,SOS tons of ore. .  Last week the Greenwood  smelter treated 12,505 tons of ore.  The Sally mine near Beaverdell  will resume operations next month.  WINDSOR HOTEL  The Windsor Hotel is one of the  best furnished hotels in the West.  It is located in the heart of Greenwood and within easy reach of all  ' the financial and commercial institutions of the Copper Metropolis. Heated with steam and lit ,  by electricity. Commodious sample rooms. The bar is replete  with all modern beverages and ���������  the cafe never closes. Rooms  reserved by telegraph.  The Windsor Hotel Co  J. E. Cartier, Mgr.  <K>(>OCKK>0<>CK>0<>0<XH>0<)<><>00000  |   B. C. MINING NEWS   ������  0<>CK������>OC^M>0O0OO0OOOOOO00O0O  When the cook bouse is finished  at the Noble Five mine, near Sandon, the force will be increased to  thirty men.  In  the Slocan  much interest is  beine taken in the running of the  deep  tunnels in   the   Payne and  1    Star mines.  John A Finch has a bond on the  Silverite, in the Slocan, for $15,000.  Ho is looking for au extension of  the Standard lead.  The famous Nickel Plate mine,  operated by the Hedley Gold Mining Co., made profits of $338,152  and paid 8300,000 in dividends  during 191L, according to a statement just issued. The report reflects a very satisfactory year's run  during which period 57,S15 tons of  ore were milled. The receipts  were ������079,016; expenses, $370,814;  profits from operation, $30S,S02;  total profits, $31S,152; dividends  $300,000; surpfus SIS, 152.  STEWABT:���������From the Salmon  river section comes the news of a  discovery of from nine to fifteen  feet of galena ore on the property  of the Saimon-Bear River Mining  company. Of the find "Pat" Daly  "in chargo of the development, says:  "lb is the largest surface showing  I havo yet seen stripped in British  Columbia of this character of ore.  It is from nine to fifteen feet in  width in different places. I cut  into it along the trend of the lead  and it has all the earmarks of being a permanent body. I have  s arted a tunnel on the showing.  ASSAYER  R W. WIDDOWSON, Assayer and  Chemist, Box mio8, Nelson, B. C.  Charges:���������Gold, Silver, Lead or Copper,  $t each. Gold-Silver, or Silver-Lead,  Jr.50. Prices for other metals: Coal,  Cement, Fireclay analyses 611 application. The largest custom assay office in  British Columbia.  MANUFACTURING JEWELER  The Only Up-to-Date Optical    M.alcrm  Department in the Interior.    l^eiSOO,  O*   v^������  MISSED HOLES PROBLEM  self-interest.  It may be that he acts thus un  consciously, ond it may.be that it  is done by design. No matter  which way, the effect is the same,  and the interest he is supposed to  represent must suffer.  The municipality unfortunate  enough to have "little follows" iu  charge of its affairs is to be pitied.  One little fellow is bad enough but  a company of them is a calamity.  Grouped, they are sure to become  suspicious each of the other, with  [ the result that nothing really big  and good can be accomplished.  And  when you  come to think,  there are a wonderful lot of "little  fellows"  in  the world,  in  every  community.     Really big men are  as scarce as  the proverbial hen's  teeth, and  by big men  is meant  those rare creatures who can forget  self, see things beyond the personal  viewpoint, have an earnest and impersonal  desire to   work  for the  public weal and are gifted  with  strength of character sufficient to  enable them to dominate the company in  which they happen to be  placed.     The big man is not going  to be particular whether this or  that move is going to make him  richer by five or ten per cent or  put a few more laurel leaves in his  crown of popularity.      He acts be-  causehe believes that what he does  is for the public benefit, and he is  so constructed that he couldn't act  any other way even  if  he tried,  nor is he particular what the result  of his actions may be personally���������  Lethbridge News.  THEATRE  FRIDAY  AND  SATURDAY. Special Attraction.  TITANIC    DISASTER  DEPARTMENT OF LANDS  WATER RIGHT BRANCH  Original copyright slides as used by the American * Press  Association of N<nv York. 40 Colored Slides- showing wreck of  Titanic.    Ed J. Dyer will lecture on the wreck of the' Titanic.  All this is extra iu addition to the ordinary program which is changed  nightly.   4,000 feet of films.   ADMISSION :���������251 cents and 50 cents'  Bank of Montreal  KSTAULISHED 1817       .  Capital, all paid up, $15,413,000.    Rest, $15,000,000.  undiviimcu ruoj'Ti's, si,Hr>r>,i8r> :i<; ���������',,*���������..  Hon. President: Loud Strathcona and Mount*-Royai,, G. C.M.G.  President: R. U. A.mcujs, Esq.  Vice-President: Siu E. ������S, Cr.ousTON, Bart.  General Manager : J I. V. Miytanrwr, ESQ. -  Branches in London, Eng. {ffl'Ms!^} New York, Chicago  Buy'and Sell Sterling Exchange and Cable Transfers.     Grant Commercial and  Travellers' Credits, available in any pail of ths world.  SAVINGS BANK DEPARTMENT '"^^K"'  Greenwood Branch   -  C. B. Winter, Mgr.  IN THE MATTER of the Board of Investigation created by Part III of the "Water Act"  for'the determination of the water rights oxlst-  Ing on the 12th day of March, 1909: and in the  matter of all streams in the Similkameen Water  District.  TAKE NOTICE that each and every person,  partnership, company, or municipality who, on  the said 12th day of March, 1909, had water  rights on any of the above-mentioned- creeks,  la directed to forward on or before the 20th day  of June 1912, to the Comptroller of Water Rights  at the Parliament Buildings, at Victoria, a  memorandum ol claim in writing- as required  by section 28 of the said Act as amended. Printed forms for such memorandum (Form No. 19)  can bo obtaioed from any of the Water Recorders In the Province.  The said Board of Investigation will then  proceed to tubulate such claims.  After the claims have been tabulated by the  Board, notice will be given of the places and  days on which evidence and argument will be  heard at local points.     ,*3    ' .  Dated at Victoria this 13th day of May, 1912.  By Order of the Board of Investigation,  "j.f.'armsteong,  Acting Comptroller of Water Rights.  This is an extension of the time given in  the notice of 6th March, 1912.  pimtmmipmfmmmiimtmmm^  I HERE TO "S'fl:Yt!  SSI���������MB  HAVING DECIDED TO. CONTINUE  BUSINESS IN GREENWOOD, WE  HAVE PUT.IN. A COMPLETE LINE  OF MENS'.CLOTHING.'BOOTS SHOES  AND GENTS'. FURNISHINGS. ~ DROP  IN  AND  LOOK   AT   OUR   GOODS,  CORPORATION OF THE CITY OF  GREENWOOD  NOTICE is hereby given that the  Assessment Roll for the year 1912 has  been returned and can be inspected, by  any person having an interest therein  until the sitting ofthe Court of Revision.  Tlie first sitting of the Court of Revision  on the said Assessment Roll will be held  in the City Hall, Greenwood, on Monday,  the 10th day of June, 1912, at 11 o'clock,  a.m. '       ,   .  Any person desiring toniak'ecomplaint  against his or her assessment must give  notice, in writing, to the Assessor, stating  the ground of his or her complaint, at  least ten days before the said date.  Dated at Greenwood, B.C., May 7,1912.  G.-B. TAYLOR,  City Clerk.  ������ P^;W.G&0RGE.4&CQ. I  g   COPPER STREET,       ,       GREENWOOD, B, G'."3  ^luiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiuiuiiiiiiiiiiiiiiaiitiuiiiuiuiiaaiaiiiiiiiii  For Qualityiiii-Merchandise, in con?  junction with Reasonable Prices,  Trade at      ���������  We arc the only manufacturers of wire wound  wooden pipes between-the Atlantic and Pacific.  These pipes will stand any reasonable pressure,'  and when filled with water and covered with  earth they will last over a thousand years, They  will not break even when water in them is frozen  solid, Cheap pipes for irrigation purposes and a  higher pi-iced pipe that will stand any pressure,  WATTSBURG LUMBER GO,  WATTSBURG, R C, , PROCTOR, B, C.  :������:*.:������:������������������:������������������������:������������������:������������������:������������������:������������������>���������:������������������:������������������>:  Machine men in various parts of  the province are taking up the important topic of missed holes and  Jiow to avoid them, and many  suggestions how to avoid accidents  are being made.  Eight hours constitute a shift,  and most mining is carried on now  by three such shifts in the 24 hours.  One of these shifts, going to work  at their proper time, find the place  where they are working clear, and  drills a certain number of holes,  and the next shift completes the  work of putting in the requisite  quota of holes. In some places the  second shift noc only charges and  fires the holes they havedrilled but  also the holes drilled by the previous shift. Before charging the  holes the tamping stick' is placed in  the hole to determine the depth and  . angle they are drilled in order to  decide how many sticks of powder  each hole requires. The men who  do this are obviously the only ones  who know the exact location of  each hole its depth, the amount of  powder in each, and the amount of  tamping placed on top of the powder. Suppose one of the holes  missed fire, and all laws and the  company's regulations are complied  with, the next shift is fully aware  of a missed hole, but they can only  have a faint idea of its exact location or its angle, and are quite  ignorant of the amount of powder  and tamping used, so very often  drilling is begun without a dilligen-  search-being made, the result somet  times being fatal.  The remedy suggested is that the  only persons to search for missed  holes should be those who charged  and fired the same.  In the Kossland camp, where  regular blasters are employed, the  system is somewhat different from  that in vogue in other parts, and  there are not many serious accidents, but the suggestion seems to  be a happy one and should be the  means of reducing accidents in  those districts where they are fairly  numerous.  A Strange Accident  How a flock of starlings set fire  to a small town in Wirttemberg is  told in the German 'Electrotech-  nical Eeview.' The town is lighted by electricity, and one evening  there was a series of explosions,  most of the fuses blew out and the  people rau * out of their homes,  some of which were burned to the  ground. It was some time before  the true cause was ascertained.  It happened thus: A hawk had  been chasing a flock of starlings  which bad sought refuge in a corner of the power house and had  crowded together in terror between  the overhead high tension wires  and a lightning conductor. Thus  a short circuit was established,  which would not have had serious  consequences had not the ground  been in an extremely dry and  parched condition.  The absence of moisture in the  soil put the earth connection out of  action, and the current had therefore to seek another outlet, with  the result stated. It was not until  a little heap of carbonized starlings  and an electrocuted hawk were  found on the spot that the mystery  was cleared up.  TEMPERANCE '" f  .    ... -. ^  .is all right if.shoni of humbuggery. J"  -   Too much water' drinking is just-S  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.  MINERAL ACT.  Certificate of Improvements.  NOTICE  "Lily" Mineral Claim, situate_ in the  Greenwood Mining Division of ��������� Yale  District. -      '  Where located:���������In Carmi camp.  TAKE NOTICE that I, J. S. Harrison,  as agent for J. O. Thompson, Free Miner's Certificate No. B29934, and W. D.  Morton, Free Miner's Certificate, No.  BI4345, lawful holders of the said' Lily  mineral claim, intend, sixty days from  the date hereof, to apply to the Mining  Recorder for Cerificate of Improvements,  for the purpose of obtaining a Crown  Grant of the above claim.  And further' take notice that action,  under section 85 ofthe Mineral Act must  be commenced before the' issue of such  Certificates of Improvements,.  Dated at Midway, B. C.*, this 17th day  of April, A. D., 1912.  J. S. HARRISON.  '$  THE HOME OF THE CHIPPEWA SHOE  SWIFT'S PREMIUM HAMS AND BACON  WINCHESTER AMMUNITION ALWAYS  ARG������   TUNNEL  COUNTY COURT OF YALE.  A SITTING Of tlio Comity Court of Yule will  be lioldcn at the Court House, Greenwood,  on  Tuesday the 25th. day of June, 1912, at  eleven o'clock in the forenoon.       -    ������������������   -  By order,  WALTER DEWDNEY,  Registrar C. C. of Y.  I Greenwood Eiqaor Company, Importers, Greenwood,, b. & |  & ������������������������:-:������:��������� ^^���������������������������x^x^^X'^^^***'. *^x������x������;^x*<*������Xmx^x^x������<~x������**  Pre-emption for  Sale  160 acres.      Good Land.      Water.  Lots of Timber.   20 acres Prairie.  Price for quick sa'e, &00.00.  Apply to H. W. FARMER & CO,  ROCK CREEK, B. C,  HOUSE  NELSON.  J  SMOKE   Mountaineer and Kootenay Standard Cigars.    Made by  J. C. THELIN & Co., NELSON.  European Plan. -  Cafe open.day'and night. - Bar.  Merchant's lunch-12 to 2.  The workings of. the Argo  mine are only a short distance  from the centre of Greenwood  malting it easy for tourists and  strangers to see a mine in full  operation. The indications are  that the Argo will eventually  . become a great mine, and add  materially to the prosperity of  the entire district. Come up  and see it for yourself.  OLA.LOFSTAD  President..  W. A. WARD  Phone 27.  PROPRIETOR.  P. O. Box 597.  CANADIAN  BRIEFLETS  to  No man can have his way  popularity.  Lots of energy is wasted making  fools of ourselves.  Don't Be HOODWINKED  WE NEVER CHANGE BRANDS  ARE A 1 QUALITY  Big and Little Men  Nothing can be more fatal to the  success of a society, an institution,  a business or a municipality than  to have a man or set of men placed  in t charge who are of the class  known as "little fellows."  Briefly, the "little fellow" is the  man whose mental vision cannot  get beyond or around his own personality, and who in his measurement of the importance of affairs  invariably uses the  yardstick 'of  No man has occasion to apologize for doing his duty.  It doesn't take long to become  an expert at"fanlt finding,  A correct guess passes for wisdom, even though it is only a  guess.  No one who has companionship  coming to him is ever lonely.  Beal shams are not sham when  they deceive no one.,  All men are brothers, but some  seem to have stepmothers.  Faith may bo able to move  mountains, but needs a steam  engine as a vehicle of expression.  Some people are pions because it  is the only diversion that their  temperaments fit them for.  The BRILLIANTES  Are the Best Clear Havanas In Canada  Made.br.Union Labor In the best Hygienic Factory in the country.   Call for  them and yet value for your money ln-  -       stead of rope  WILBERC & V/OLZ, Prop. B.  Factory, New vVeslminster,  ���������xcursion  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.  ARN0TT & HINE     -     Proprietors  To principal points In Eastern  Canada and United States  Tickets ore First-class and will te on Sale  May 17,18, 24.29; June 1,6,7,B. 13, !4,  15,17.18,19, 20. 21. 24, 25, 27, 28, 29,  and many oilier dates la July, August and  September. Limited to 15 days on going  journey. Good to return until October 31st.  . Stopovers allowed.  Greenwood and Kootenay points to  WINNIPEG .........$ 60.00  TORONTO    91.50  MONTKEAL ...'............... 105.00  St. JOHN, N. B .120.00  St. PAUL;.;..    60.00  CHICAGO.........     72.50  NEW YORK _ 108.50  BOSTON  no.00  Ask your local C.P.R. Ticket Agent  for particulars regarding routes, limits,  stopovers, etc., and for excursion fares  to other points.  R R. REDPATH,  Ticket Agent,  Greenwood, B. C.  J. A. McDONAIyD,  District Passenger Agent,  Nelson, B. C.  "Synopsis of Coal Mining Regulations.  f^OAL mining rights ofthe Dominion,  ^^ in Manitoba, Saskatchewan and Alberta, tlie Yukon Territory, the Northwest Territories and in a portion of British  Columbia, may be leased for a term of  twenty-one years at an annual rental of  $i an acre. Not more than 2,560 acres  will be leased to one applicant.  Application for a lease must be made  by the applicant in person to the Agent  or Sub-Agent of the district in which the  rights applied for are situated.  In surveyed territory the land must be  described by sections,-or legal sub-divisions of sections, and in unsurveyed  territory the tract applied for shall be  staked out by the applicant himself.  , Each application must be accompanied  by- a fee of $5 which will be refunded if  the rights applied for are not available,  but not otherwise. A royalty shall be  paid on the merchantable output of the  mine at the rate of five cents per ton.  The person operating the mine shall  furnish the Agent with sworn returns  accounting for the full quantity of merchantable coal mined and pay the royalty  thereon: If the coal mining rights are  not being operated, such returns should  be furnished at least once a year.  The lease will include the coal mining  rights only, but the lessee may be permitted to purchase whatever available  surface rights may be considered necessary for the.working of the mine at the  rate of ������10.00 an acre.  For full information application should  be made to the Secretary of the Department of the Interior, Ottawa, or to any  Agent or Sub-Agent of Dominion Lands.  W. W. CORY,  Deputy Minister of the Interior.  N.B.���������Unauthorized publication of this  advertisement will not be paid for.   .7  ^mmmmnimmmiiimmmRmimmmmpimmmmK.;.  I Plumbing and Tinsmithing j  C^ ���������'������������������* '  ���������"* ' ' "       ZH '���������  ������=       Our complete.stock of Plumbing and Tinsmith/ ~s  S= ing material has arrived and we are now in a position cs  |~ to do all kinds of job work at greatly reduced prices 3".  jr in any part of the city or district. '~s  PHONE  12  McArthuf & Clerf i  ^iiiiiiiiiiuiiiiiiaiiiiiiiiaiiiii^jiiiiiiiiiiiiauiiiiaiiiiuiiiiil  MORTGAGE SALE  ��������� Under and by virtue of the powers contained  iu a certain Mortgage which will be produced  at.the time of sale, there will be uffeied for Bale  by Public Auction by P. II. McCurraU at the  Court House, Government Street, in the City of  Greenwood, British Columbia on the 25th day  of June 1912 at the hour of eleven o'clock In the  Si������������������? ."i" ��������� following property A Ul, AND  SINGULAR that certain parcel or tract of  land situate, lying* aud being, the North llalf  ?,, k������t ������������������Four Hundred and seventy-one (471),  Slniilkameeit Division of Yule District, British  Columbia.      '  Tot1 terms and conditions of sale apply lo  A. S. BLACK,  Copper Strcot, Greenwood, B.C.  Solicitor for Clement Mandy, Mortgagee.  Dated 23rd May 1912 ' KK  AFTER all is said about the  glowing tans, cheerful grays,  jolly browns and all the other mixtures ��������� somehow the young man's  fancy turns to the never-changing  Fit-Reform Blue Serge and Flannel  Suits.  On top of this, comes the news  from London that "Navy Blue's the  thing,"  LIQUOR ACT, 1910  ���������   '(Section 35)  NOTICE is hereby given that, on the  1st day of July next, application will be  made to the Superintendent of Provincial  Police for; the grant of a license for the  sale of liquor by retail in and upon the  premises known as the Carmi hotel, situate at Carmi, B. C, upon the lands de-  scribed'as Lot B, subdivision of Lot 2,360,  group 1, Similkameen Division of Yale  District, B. C, Plan 109.  Dated this 23rd day of Mny, 1911.  NELSON & FRRROUX  Here are blue suits aplenty ���������? in  the new 2 and 3 button slyles.  -1  I  i.  W. ELSON,  to  Greenwood, B. C.  ..,,

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