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 Cja-LfigislatW  g������  ������������������;.-iBon-Bon, ���������OJine, Beiry arid =(5elery di4tf$|f .gye  Sugars, Vases, Pitchers, OjVind Vinegar bott  / . JtwkLERS,'. A. .LOGAN & &G(������TityffiftM  vol .xnTv  ,     4.  T3^'"  for Cou'p/bs and Colitat-V '��������� 1/-:  JlTy J'Oi  Guaranteed. '-Only -fit k,  ."   DRUGGISTS.    .       WHITE BROS.   ,���������   OPTICIANS'  --GREEN WOOD,'B.C., THURSDAY, NOVEMBER, 22,1906/  ���������.'/.'  'No. 20';..;���������'<  Decision Arrived at Monday by Miners' Union  May Lead to Prolonged Struggle.  DIFFICULTY-IS LONG STANDING  .Each Party Accuses the Other of Bad Faith in Carrying  Out Terms of Agreoment Entered Into  Six Months Ago.,  ���������Monday last f"wo meetings of tlie  '���������> .Greenwood    Miiurs'   union   wore  '��������� lield, at' 1   ind 7:3n p.   in.. to consider   the  smelter   situation.   -At  . both meetings it was decided lh.it  ' immediate action should ho taken,  - looking" to a  permanent  scale of  wages that could   only   lie  interpreted in one way by management  ��������� find  men, thus doing away  with  .the petty encroachments that have  been practised since the May agrei -  ment was entered into.    Th" company was given  until   Wednesday  noon to agree to a scale" of  wages  or bank or draw  their  (ires.    The  action of tlie  men   was   nod unexpected by those familiar with con-  . ditious at the smelter,  and  that  eventualy recourse .must   be had  to harsh   measures to   force   tl.e  managemen tto do justice. So it is  probable there will be a strike, ai.d  if f.o, it will be to a  finish.  Many reasons could lie given for  this state of all lirs. and the ni in-  ngement  is not altogether without  'blame.*  Low wages, and a general  policy of "chcapn.ss'' has been tlie  order, until a large majority of tin-  old employees of the smelter haw  'quit in disgust.    Men who endeav-  ' ored  to  become prolicie.it in tin-"*'  "wtfrk 'have  been overlooked wh������'n  da Tine for promotion.    One of tin;  licst furnace men in the employ <>l  the company quit a short time ag ���������  for   the   reason that  he had beei,  twice turned down when vacancies  occurred.    In  both instances nit-n  were imported to take thc position*,  one from Tennessee and the othei  from Anaconda, Mont.      It is said  that had tlie furnace man not bi-en  active in   union   affairs he would  have been promoted.    Thus it will  be seen that there is no incentive  to efficient  work,   and as\i consequence the b(St men leave and seek  ''situations in smclteis where-ability,  and conscientious   work   lead to  promotion.      Much    of the  inure  difficult-work  is therefore now in  charge of incxperiencd mm, and  it is a common thing for a furnace  to 'frccce" or "run away," thereby  entailing   outlay to the company,  whiclva little horse sense and liberality  on  thc part of the, management  would have obviated.    Thi.-  .policy of the company is very discouraging  to the  men, for instead  of receiving promotion as a reward  for efficiency, they are continuously  placed on thc defensive   in   theii  light against tlie petty encroachments on their rignts by tho management.    It is impossible for nn-n  to   give   their best efforts to their-  work  when they   are in''dread of  some new scheme to do'them out of  a  few .cents of their hard earned  wages.    The trouble witli the manager oKhc sine'tor is that-he hasn't  'tumbled to; tho fact that white men  imiisfc   be   treated   as   such.    The  '"nigger''    driving   policy   won't  -work  in a civilized country among  ''intelligent,    thinking    workmen.  We believe if there hud been any  -attempt made to do what was right  'the.manager would luve been met  .more than half way by the men.  flhe work it) hard,   trying on the  fUerves,  dangerous-and unhealthy,  .and the policy of tho company has  made almost every situation at the  .smelter just a common everyday  forlliodox hell.  Following is tho scompany's  ^statement as it appeared in a  special .number of a district paper  ,last Saturday:  To THE WHIM  It having conic to our knowledge  itbafc during the past week oiisrep-  jreaontatioriH havo boon widespread  (Qvqr thc city that thc company bas  failed in its obligations to its employees, it is deemed wise to make  known to all interested the follow-  ingstatement of facts:  Last May, after many conferences between the management of  the company and committee of  smelter employees, the company  offered tlie maxim u in scale of  wages which it was willing to pay,  with thc understanding that, if accepted, it was to remain in effect  without question, for three years.  In this scale, Charge-Wheelers  were to be paid 83.00 for eight  hours work, and Coke and Briquette  Wheelers S2.70 for eight hours  work.  In the present system of working  the Charge-Wheeler has been replaced" by a Loader at the same  pay as the Coke Wheeler. The,  only dissatisfaction of which the  company is officially aware is, that  these Helpers think they should  have the i-aine pay as the Loaders,  who are responsible, for woi"hiii"  the charges coirectly.  T.ie new scale went into effect  on .Ma}- 23 rd.  Such of the, smelter employees  ���������is were members of the Union  having j jj^tte'.^ /b^t ,cl,m,iivojyj njz.i,  iion forbade, them from making  signed agreements, but not iVoin  making verbal agreements, each  man before going to work under  the new seale had the .-cale read to  him, aud gave his assent before  witnesses to abide by the same until May 1st, 1909.  The text of the agreement was as  follows:  The employees of The British  Columbia Copper Company,, Ltd.,  agree to the following scale of  wages, which is to, remain in cflxvt  until May 1st, 1909.  (Here follows the itemized scale.)  The only special provi.-ion in tin-  to do the fair thing, the smultei  here tried to pay the powcrhousi  men off at $3.00. ' This tho m<ji-  would not accept, and finally compelled the' company to pay S3.50.  ov 10 cents Ion par d ty th.in at  Grand Forks.  Instead of paying all powerhouse iricn S3.50 as agreed upon,  one of the men w<*is paid off this  week at $3 per day, or $15 less per  month than management agreed to  pny-"  3. In case furnace "froze,''  men were to receive $3.00 for  8 hours in clearing it out. Last  furnace dug out at rate of S2.70, or  30  cents per day less than agrce-  J.   MePliee is-now manager  ment. This work requires a new  paii of shoes each da}', and it can  easily be seen how much there is  to thc good to men even at S3 per  day.  'J.    During   construction    some  men  rc-eivei"  .-eale of wages was for tlie Power  llou.-e men who, with the m.w  plant would have more maehinciy  io Idok after, and who, when die  new works were atai-ucd, were, increased 50e per. day of eight hours.  Since the agreement went into  effect the company has faithfully  lived up to its obligations in the  matter, and has exceeded the same  iu numerous cases when it could  consistently do so.  The company regards the wage  scale as a closed matter for thc  next three \eirs. and "believes that  this agreement made in gocd faith  with its 'employees, will be faithfully observed by them.  The B. C. Coi>n-:u Co., Ltd.  THE MEN'S STATEMENT  1. In May when agreement  was entered into the charge wheelers and coke wheelers presented no  grievances, therefore these positions  were .not .considered at that time,  and had no place in the agreement.  , 2. in jobs not specified the.  I'ommitscc said they could not arrange for a scale of wages, as they  did not know what 'the duties in  connection therewith Would, be.  Mr. MeAllisfcjr said:. "This company will do .the fair thing and  will pay the same wages as other  smelters." This has not been done  as the following will show:  Loadeis' helpers receive at f J rand  Forks S3.00 per thy, here they are  .piicl 2.70.  In Grand Forks the head loader  gets 83.15, hen- 83.00  ''Motor-melt on feed llnor get S3.15  in Grand Forks; here they get  ������3.00.  Slag men, Grand Forks, $3.G0;  hero $3.00.  $3 instead of ������2.70  on heavy work, but carpenters'  helpers received $2.70 instead of  ������3.00; Masons' helper's $2.70 instead of $3.50. The latter amount  paid by contractors.   ,  5. It yas understood at time of  agreement that' feed floor men  should receive, same wages as is  paid for the same work in Grand  Forks, but are being paid 30 cents  K'ss per day. >���������  The foregoing are the main  points of difference, but there are a  large number of minor issues that  require adjustment, which singly  do not amount to much, but tnk- n  collectively means . very much to  the men.  In addition to these, there is no  guarantee of the permanency of  any agreement. The men feel as  if they were standing an a load of  powder which is liable to explode  at any time. They havo to bo continually on their gir'rd to protect  themselves from ;<--iiy attempts "to  reduce their ������.\,i-s or add to t'hc  wore i:o.y li ing- performed by  hem Jr- dojs not appear to be a  question of how much profit-can be  made in .-in lting the ores. . It is  eviileWlybne of'if "we can produce  1000 pounds of coppc- with 200  men at. $3, would, it not be cheap'er  io produce. 500 pounds of copper  with 200 Hum at $2.99 per day.  That the conip toy's position is a  weak one, is thown by the fact  that they resorted to boosting their  side of the case through the press,  by getting out a special number of  the Boundary Cree'c Times Saturday last. The Lbd:ik was also  asked to get out a special stating  the company's side, but refused.  It may also be noticed in the  two statements published above  that th'e company deals in gciier-  alitKs and the men'particularize.  In other words, the company say  in a general way that they have  lived op to the agreement of May  last, the men give particular instances in which the company have  violated the terms of their agree-  in --lit.  Business men of the city are distrusted. No sensible business man  would attempt to do business along  the linos followed by the manager  of the smelter. A merchant cannot do business by antagonizing  hi-i employees; neither can a  smelter manager.  It is hoped that there will bo no  necessity for a .strike, as it is said  Mr. Kcffcr has taken control, and  any agreement entered into by him  will be, carried out to the smallest  detail. But if there is ��������� a strike,  now is the time to win it. Tho  intolerable state of affairs in the  paut six. months cannot continue.  If it is to bo a strike, it will  probably be a long and bitter one.  provided there is j(not a change of  management-. Any talking should  be done in ,tbo union rooms only.  Neither tho street nor the saloon  is 'tho phcc.for expressions of  opinion as to how the strike is or  should be conducted. The executive committee should do any talking that is done outside the union  rooms. Ilemembor 'that a strike  cannot bo won by booze except it  remains in the bottles. Keep  away .from the company's properly.  The farther the better. At any  time some foolish or vicious person  may, through folly or to injure tlie  tho union, do damage to property.  - Nelson  There  was1 1'4 degrees' of frost  Sunday   morning,   and the straw-  icrry season is over.  Charley Walmslay has acq-ii red  die Grove hotel.      .  Last week the first copper breaft  j icket made, in this province was  shipped by the Nelson Iron Works  to the smelter at Boundary Falls.  R. J. Steel has plenty of fruit  land for sale at pi ices ranging from  ���������510 to $15 an acre,  R,  of tho.Reliance mine.  The theatre is nearly always  open in .this city, many of the  troupes playing six night engagements.  Venison costs 20 cents a pound  in this city.  Gilbert Stanley has had an increased business since he moved  off "thelot."  No fuel famine here for the  people have wood to burn.  Colonel Tom kins is taking a look  at New York.  M. Wienstein is moving his tailoring business from Nelson to Van  couver.  Even if the Sheriff did seize Slocan City the C. P. B. did not give  it the marble heart for that great  road is now running two passenger  trains ''aily to that point.  The first real snow storm of the  season came in on Monday.  J. L. Stamford .is in Detroit upon  important business.  The locil gas works consume  120 tons of coal a month. The  best coal fur their business comes  from No. 2 mine at Coal Creek.  Coal from Fernie'is aniving in  t nvn this week. '���������  A swell restaurant will soon be  opened in this citv.  in the past ten years.... Geo. Aylard  of New'Denver, who Is now achieving phenomenal success with the  Standard .at Silvertorf,- was also  very successful in the aperation of  this property. -Neil Gethingand  others of Slo.ia.ti City later, .took  hold and '"hipped . a considerable  amount of ore, and indications go  to' show that the new lessees will  be equally sucr-essfu1.  As,a result of the vi-itof W. F.  Guernsey of thc Trail smelter, t<  the Hall Creek section, above  fIo\V3er lake, in compuiy with J.  W. Power a few weeks ago, we  have it'on good authority that th"  big smelting and mining company  are likely to devote considerabh  attention to that most promisirp  district in the near future. Keep  your eye on the Duncan. ���������Kaslo  Kootenai ne.  Of Local. Inter^:t;;:.;.;|,|  M&WxMU  ^  Naden-  Silverton  W. II. Brandon leaves this week  tosp'end the winter, in Ont-M-io,  Tom Barley is mixing highballs  at the Victoiia.  Duncan Grant is rimir'ng the  Thorburn House. He bi u^ht the  building and furniture from Win.  Hunter for SG50.  Harry Thorburn will spend the  winter iu New Brunswick, and in  the spring he will locate in Alberta.  Mrs. Carey bought the Victoria  hotel from James Bowes for $3,500.  Sl'e has leased it' to Bob Spencer  for $10 a month.  II.  G.   Neelands   has decided to  settle down in Vietori i.  The Slocan 'Minos  Five men-are working at the  Bismarck, on the S.iutli Fork, and  900 sicks of high grade ore are  ready for shipment.  On W'oodbepy creek a raise, is  b'ing driven on the Pontiac. Otto  Augustine has charge of the work.  Lewis Hinds, :if Vancouver, who  is  operating  the antimony claims  up  the  North   Fork of Carpenter  Creek,   is  working  tlie' old Great  Western   mine at MeGuigau with  very   satisfactory    results.      This  property is situated about a quarter  of  a  mile  below the Washington,  and   has  been   practically  closed  down for the past eight years, al-'  though   Geo.  Turner,   one  of  the  shareholders       in       tlie     Great  Western  company,  did a little development  work last year and the  season before.    Seven or eight men  are   at  present   employed   at the  mine and a car of ore is ready for  shipment.     There is considerable  concentrating ore   in    the   Great  Western, and a custom   mill iu the  neighborhood  would prove a good  thing  for  the  property.     A large  amount of Great Western ore was  put through  the  old Washington  mill when it was running.  Although there is little to be  heard about the Rambler-Cariboo  just now, the carefully laid plans  of development are being steadily  carried out. All the available-  forces at the command of the management are being concentrated  up in the difficult task of upraising,  from the long tunnel to the old  workings. It will be several weeks  yet beforo this is completed. To  secure good air is one of the problems that -confronts Mr. Zwieky,  and the higher tho upraise goes,  the moro perplexing becomes -the  problem. The continuation of the  main tunnel to tap the lead beJow  where tho strike was made a- fow  months ago has been abandoned  until such time as the upraise has  been finished. Nothing much in  ���������the "way of blocking out the ore  bodies can be done until these two  ���������stages of tlie work'are completed.  Messrs. McGuire-'and Long, of  Slocan'City, areleasing on thoRcd  Foxinthe  Antoine Basin,'-   T-herc  San ion  The  drug store closed this week  and  it is said that Giegorich will  shut    up   his Sandon. store  next  month*  The Bachelor is on the Wonderful side of the hill between Sandon  and Three Forkf. Harry Low  and partners have had a lease and  bond on it for sometime. It-is re-  p'U'led'this week that they have  re-bonded it to Hind, of Vai-  eouver for $100,000.  Dr!   Mathison,   dentist-  Flood block.     ������������������ . '  '   '  Ii. W Williams of Rossland was  a visitor in the city this -week. ..   ,  C. J. Leggatt of Midway was in  the city Tuesday on'legal business.  Born���������Saturday,'17ih- inst.-, to  Mr. and Mrs.   E.   II. Mortirm-r,   a  'Oil.  Jas. Cameron made a business  -rip to ^Spokane Friday, returning  Monday.   .,  G. O. Guise, the -��������� Westbridge  merchant and hotel man was in  the city this week purchasing supplies.  The crosscut at-the 200 level in  the Elkhoni is in about 115 fee',  and the lead should soon be encountered.  Arriving daily at Coles & Frith  the large-t and best stock yet received of fancy goods, toys, etc.,  for Christmas.  Jas. S. Birnie, assistant to the  gold commissioner, is recovering  from his illness and will he on duty  again in a couple of week1-.  J. C. Ilaas, M. E., of Spokane,  was in the city Saturday examining the work being done on thc  Golconda in South Dead wood.  A. T. Kendiick of Ritsvill',  Wa-h., was in (he city this week,  after an absence of five years. Mr.  Kendrick was formerlyin business  " 'Il.-ivejou tried Ma politic'-?   (It is  sold by Anderson -Bros.'' ,    ,(/' .  ,.  The '.'Blue Label Double Count-'  ored Fuse'', is,.the only.;.kintltoia,  market that will not stiffen up iiu,  cold weather. Its maniifactinmew  have bad seventy years ei'p^wJice.  Messrs. Pope and  Arthinr crffe*  down   from   Carmi 'Thursday bsA,  .and left'for the coast Friday.mom-  The iuKn-e-1- on _ tbe E P TJ is in  190 feet and the foiiaatioii lias bo-'  ..  .cowie  harder,   aii'd   showing   con-'  siderable HVon.        ���������        -  It is expected  the "skating rink    ,.  will   be opened  6he"eh'<R" of'   this     ���������  week' or early  next  week.    Ice ia  being made-rapidly.      "'���������' '  Lost���������Fox Tenner dog, age about ��������� .  two years,   white  with tm m-irking?, answers to name Max. Finder     ,  will  be suitably rewarded upon returning  the dog to A. M. Whiteside. ' - ..        '  It. G. Sidley's now hall was ���������'  opened' Friday night of last week  by a social dance.. The hall Las  floor dimensions of 40 tx- (50. It  occupies the second floor of the big  building ��������� just completed. The  lower floor will be used for a general store) ��������� ���������     '  The shaft-in-the Crescent min6     ���������  is down-between 305  and  210'fe������6  in ore and the lead   widening with,  depth.     When .Colonel   Dickasoa   ,  Three Forks ��������� "  Mr. Whitely who has been teaching music for the past decade in  this camp fell into tbe creek one,  dark nigh; la^t week and was  drowned. He was in the ir.o inted  police at Macleod in '79 and was  chief ol police In Kaslo j-ist before  he came to the Forks. He was an  artiit and a gentleman, and was  buried in the New Denver cemetery last Monda v.  here, being one of the  firm  aud I  manager of  the  Hun cr-Kendrick |ilmi plates, ���������������ers of the mine,  company's business.  He still holds  mining interests in the district.'  Frank Mosher returned from  the Yukon last week. He went  up north la?t spring to engage in  placer mining, but did not continue  very long at that work, as the returns were not proportionate to  the labor. He spent some time in  Dawson.     Preston,   his   partner,  were here a couple of weeks agq,  it was decided to install a^complete  electric plant.  T)r~ Fiigan, proviheia-1 health  oflicer, was in the city Tuesday"iu  connection with the Auti-Tubercu>  losis society. A public meeting  was ealle.l -for Tuesday afternoou  in the Presbyterian church, b'uA  whether any one attended couUi  not bo ascertained^...- ,-.���������-,'. -. ;  j For .months past on the arrival  | of thc West Fork stage i;t Beaver-  remaincd-on the Yuk������ n.-    -\  -----  J. N. Baton, J. W. Hugh Wood  and John Meyer returned Monday  from  at  two-months' hunting and |,,it'11 J1'08' W- *Mm"ra3' would ask  the driver, Hugh Laing for news  New De'nver  A deal for the Mollie Hughes is  in progress.  Harry Ayhviu is running the.  Grand hotel in Poplar.  Ed'Angrignoii is building a fa������t  boat for the spring laces.  The postolfree is now located  next to Clover's meat market. ���������  Hat old Cue is learning the linotype in Tacoina.  Murdoch McLaineis putting up  the btmkhouses and other buildings  at the Standard.  prospecting trip up the North Foik  | of Kettle river in the neighborhood of FiMiiklin camp. At present  there aie only two properties being  worked in-that district, the M.iplu  Leaf and another.  '���������Jerry from Kerry/ had possession of the stage at thc Auditorium Tuesday evening. The  c.impany filled the stage. There  is one satisfaction in attending a  show  Official Press Committee  The following are appointed by  Greenwood Miners Union to assist  the chief of police in keeping order  and will be known us the Police  committee.  C. H. Lincoln, chief,- Andy Ing-  ii.o, ��������� John Inglis, D. A. Patterson,  U. V. - Richards, F. Steel, T. J.  Gould, S. Smith,' Dan Iiigii >, L. A.  Matthew.  DYNAMITER'S OUTRAGE  Grand Forks, B. C, Nov. Ii).���������  The greatest outrage ever perpetrated in the Boundary, district happened about 3 o'clock  tliis morning when an Italian laboior blew up the Canadian hotel at Niagara with d#\ ua-  mite, killing a girl named Louise  King, -aged IS, and an Italian  whose ii.imo has not been ascertained, and wounded nine" other  people.  Three boxes of dynamite were  used for the explosion. Tho dynamite was obtained by breaking  into, the storeroom .of Contractor  Tiernev.  of the Midway and Vernon. G<i  the last'trip Hugh presented Mm  with 'a parcel which -was '.opened  before a crowd in front of tho store.  The parcel contained a toy engine-  and car labled '��������� Midway and Vernon." Casts of adjournment on  Tom 1113*.  Marriage lie-cures were issueil.at  the government office .this month  .  ., -    , ���������   1    -c       ,      . )j.'<ls follows: Nov. ������,   IIew>v Alex-  of  this  kind,   if you can't 1 '   -u~tt*-u   il,,:,v  laugh with the performers you canja.uder ^"^flf^oeuix and Chris-  laugh at them.    That is about all i*1��������� MuLcan of A-rnPrior. 0atori������-  .,   ..        1       -i ��������� ���������      tar        iNov. S. Julius J. G. Kollinar anfl  -t nit can be said 111.praise of "Jerry ! ���������,       - ' "' "!*  from Kerr'v " .'Horenoe D. Sharp, both of Green-  _,    .     "'. ,,   T      e t,      I wood.    Nov.   10, James A. Stack  During this month Jas. butnci-. ^P   /������������������������,.������������������    -,,-   , ,    _,t, ���������  1     i    -11   ������     r 1    ���������!���������#.   t * iof   y'ovllIe>   Wash.,   and   Ethdl  land will offer  for sale  thirty lots'/-,������������������, TJ. _, n,       ,   .    ,T  .     , , .       , Al ���������' .,    I Grey Peterson, .fft Tonasket.   Sox.  in the southern portion of the city., j...   ���������..,.    n  ,    ,     -, T       ,...,  ���������     l   .       .,        .   -    lo, Philip Bcd.ird and Lena Wilcox  These are all good  residence lots,- j'  . q...,.      p ���������  and the prices are verv reasonable, j' "'  r        on- 4.    fii-   .       i I     I'riuay evening a very  success  ranging from $2o to CJJo  accord-;,      ���������     J " J ���������  '"'   euteitaiument was   given by  iful  ing to location.    This  is an excel     ,     ,  ���������    . ,.    .,     . , .     , 1 the Amateur Dramatic society un-  lent opportunity to procure lots at; ,        , '  , .     , ��������� 1 ���������      (lt'r   the   auspices   of the Roman  very low rates by  persons wishing ,,���������   ���������       ,   r , '  J J   l j Catholic   church  to have homes of their own.  In the case of Vcresick v. the B.  Tho proceeds  ; amounted to about "6200. Other'  i engagements prevented a represent ,  Dr. W. H.. Dickson went to  arc three men at work 611 the prop- Jjiofr^,HCV0U milos '^ho-iYorth-"  ei-ty; and  the  forco will likely bo  George P. Fouruier, formerly of  Aiuiworth,. has been   scut to the  In  power house Grand Forks,'anyluin  for   tho insane   at   New  Sil.GOj hero 6*1.50.    After agreeing! Westminster.  increased by four in a short'time;  The Red Fox has a record of being  one of tho steadiest highgrado ship-  Fork of the river, early -this -iiiorn  ing.atul brought tho.wpmt.w-ouinlod  mon to the local hospital. .    ���������'  It would be well  to look at onr  C. Copper company,   which  came,-   .. ,    .     T   ,       .....  ,        , .,    ,.     ',   . '   ���������.  ,r tative   of  tho  Ledge   from .fcfliug  up for arbitration biifoie His Honor: MM   ��������� . -^fe>  T   ,    . ri, .        ,     .,     ,,.   ,   i present.    rlnose so fortunate as to  Judge Clement  under tho   Work-;; -.,..,  .   -,- ,.      ,  , ��������� .  , be present,   speak -bighly of tho  men s Compensation Act a  cour-lc,      .      ..-,:,,-,���������-  -...',��������� ���������   ,        '  4.--   ���������'���������       1 manner in which ''.<>iar Boys ' was  of weeks ago, judgement was given i. ���������_       ., :    ���������  ,-.,.,.     .   .        ., j put   on.     Saturday   evening   the  last week   dismissing    the   case.  ' ,-   ^ b-  1 play was presented at Grand Forkn  to a fair house.  Wo have received a-  Innj  Taylor & -'Shea of Nelson for plain-!'  tiff, and I. II. Hallett for defend-1  ant company.    It will  be'remem-1   . ������e ������������vc/rpcei-veu a- long com~  bered that  Geo.-gc Vei^iek c;imt.["i"Nation from Frank iFera, coi������-  to his death while cniployed at the I p1������"'������������Hg of iijju.stico .'being; doiie  Greenwood smelter, through  mol-' hi,n   '������/ '.carton '.tnombcra 'of the  legal profession. He states thwt  although he has been persecuted  recently by .'dunning letters  from  ten slag pouring over him. The  heirs of the deceased entered action  to recover damages.  D. O. McKay returned thisweiVi* 1"������aI ^ntleman, he dose not owe  frmiiatbree months' visit in'the j'''10 Uiwi'cr a (:cnt II0 ������'������ ,lot a  East, He s-aw Toronto w ith the !f-''������iiwood lawyer, .either. Nmv  "Tdoll" while in that citv. -It:;t'!ie owng of a .'luwvy������r ,w mot *i  whs an Odd Fellows' gathering *' ,,t'h,(,,K' ?^nwJ ,.,c'iU!or J? !t h'mtca  and there .'were fdrty thousaiuK",t.i." t,lt5 Cri,",a.1 Code, else this  of them.' The mayor gave them!Iil)"'^' of maW of us would bo i������  the'rreedoi.rofthe citv, the use'ti^piirtly, but Frank doesn'.t wish  of the stroet'ears, churches and |t0 1,avc the reputation of not payr  and other places of entertainment.  Ing t!Ven ih '^^ef's 'bill,    lie had  ask od. the 1 use of these, coin inns to  The police magistrate took todhe.  conifers, an'd the police s'idi.-sto)pedji,,roni1  t,,c I,,lbIic lll,lfc l'c,iioe������  Toronto really lived for one week.  mve tho  ,c������al   ^"tJ'lllli������l-     I'  ll ly  Whole blocks of sterile sanctity  was ugitiileil, piirifietl aiid inftlsed  with'new Hfe.' It is said that oven  members'of C6ok*B church were  soon to smile. Mr. McKay'went  bv the lake route and returned bv  pcis   Iu   Slocan   camp, it having; nice sten in-boated rooms before Io-  dicen  worked almofct contiuuoui-Jy ! eating elsewhere. Clarendon hotel. \ Chicago and S!. I'.tul  iioesnU  hid  item is, inserted to stAy proceeding* hi the,fp,iin' of .du.r.rihig'letU'ifc  and if,ib'id;i'hot efleetive thc'whdlis  communieiitioh - will bo ptiblishctf  just "as'tfhb'is writi"���������;";*'      ���������    '-v  Tho host coffi-u in the city at,������UV"  (lctr-yii JJIlMf. Sa-wnrtv-ooa, B. C, x\ov, '22, lS6fi.  -the. cantarwooD ledge  ���������iiiVMrt^iiinfliM^miV ������'���������������!������ iV������iVm  ������OiU-r *tock of 'Boots and shoes for Men, Women and  Oh&ldfen is \V,ery complete. "VVe are showing all the  latent Rtyiha ,and lasts made by tho best American and  iCaiittrija.n ,numufuctnri!r������. Come in and look over our  -Atock., ,we are proud to show it.  0WR MOTTO : Not how Cheap, but how Good.  ������MEN'S GOODS.     MEN'S GOODS.  mmmimm  THE LEDGE1"*"'"' t"������"' "���������i,io"  Is published every Thursday at Greenwood, B C , and the price is $'. a year,  jpostiige free to all parts of Canada, United  >3ute������, Mexico And Great Britain. To  .other co������ntric������ it is sent postpaid for  :J������.jo a yeur. Address all letters to The  JLcdge, Greenwood, B. C.  R. T. LOWERY,  EDITOR  AND   FINANCIER.  (.C.RBnNJVQOD, B. C. NOV. 23.  1906.  i������^������VV������'^^i*yv>*'<  Jt is a long tunnel that has no  upraise.   Thk  way to  Phoenix is paved  ���������jirltb good resolutions.  Child labor should not be permitted in thc postoffices in Canada.  ^Vhen Greenwood becomos a  .second Butte who will be our  (Charley Warren?  ���������Tuk Fernie strike should teach  4he wise to always keep a reserve  stock of coke and coal on band.  ���������TnE last fellow to buy before thc  ibreaking ,of a boom has to carry  {the load  until history repeats it*  JBClf.    When silver reaches $1 an ounce  iit is thought by many that thc  ���������Slocan will then get dizzy with  ^business,           ������CASAm.WNri meekly stand for outrages upon liberty by their government that would not bo tolerated  jhy the masses in England.  Such  Villiaus are a disgrace to their profession, and an honest man shudders when he thinks how many of  them constantly have the open  sesame to many of the best homes  in'the "country.  Tkople are bound to gamble, for  the love of chance seems to spring  eternal, especially iu thc Toronto,  biea*t. In that city for the second time in ten years the people  are on a stock drunk and throwing  their pennies at almost anything  speculative. They will be sober  aud sorry after awhile, but just  now if you want easy money fly to  Toronto, put a page ad in the  papers Etating that you have cheap  stock for pale and the town is  yours. Ilistory will insist upon  repeating itself, but not always  with the same crowd.  ism. The only apparent moral, if.it  is one, we can see in the discussion  is the old story that nothing succeeds like Buccess, and he who gets  much always hankers for more.  TALLOWGRAPHIC NUSE  By Our Lhased LinR.  Oatawa, Nov. 22.���������Bill Galli-  her bought a pair of shoes today.  Skattlh, Nov. 22 -Noah is expected to land here aud buy a few  lots.  ;  Feknik, Nov. 22--It is said that  Lindsay's knowledge of poker won  the strike.  Paris,  wall has  faded   to  Nov. 22���������The hanging  been lost in France. It  a knifeblade many years  THIS AND THAT  You must own a fruit ranch now  in order to be in thc fashion around  many B. C. towns. Mineral claims  .seem to have had their day.  ���������The government should keep a  .stock of coal on hand so that innocent people will not suffer in the  (future while a coal strike is looking for the bottom.  Is Hamilton tbe bishop forbids  Roman Catholics to join the 1'. M.  C. A. in that city. The cent belt  evidently is progressing rapidly  and growing wiser regularly. We  always ihiugbt that it was only a  matter of time until the bishops  would get wised up to the terrible  1 ature of the Y. M. C. A., which  ha? been running wide open for  some years in Hamilton and other  sedate cities in the east. Bad as  the west is said to be there is not  a single Y. M. C. A. running sny-  wheie among these hills. This  speaks volumes for the vigilance  of our bishop" and policemen.  There are many ways for raising money for chnrch purposes,but  the one in connection with a  Clydesido ' Kirk in Glasgow the  other day was rather novel and  full of spirit. A cask of whisky  was raffled by the young ladies of  the church, and the tickets were a  shilling each. A minister won the  whisky and took it to his manse.  To us Canadians it looks awful for  a church to raise money by shaking the bones for whisky without  Vile publications from P,ria and jthe sotla- However, this was in  London  go through  the mailu in  ^Canada wit'iout nn.lestation, but  jthcy do not discuss theology nor  it each the masFes how to think.  I.v the bank? of Spokane there  ;are over twenty millions of dollars  }ying idle, just wasting away its  jtiihe while all over the land many  ������n honest Socialist cannot show  ������he price of two beers.  Glasgow, and no doubt perfectly  i 1 harmony with the drinking  ha'iit of the people.  GitEENWcoi) is eaiil to have  -the finest climate in British Colombia. The atmosphere is so clear  4hat by putting our ear to the  .ground we can hear all the news  ^11 town so easily does sound  -travel. ' . ��������� -  Tub Laurier government is determined to crush freethonght in  ^Canada and has refused the use of  .the mails to the only frcethought  fiiagazine in Toronto. Io a  .country more highly civilized than  ���������Panada snob a government would  fiever be allowed to have an existence.   It looks as though the end of the  world was close at hand judging  from the way rain, wind and earthquakes have acted tnis year. The  Laurier government may have  Something to do with oil this com-  jDiotion, for if it keeps on ite mad  career much longer there will be  jittlc left of tho world.  Thk dignity of the position and  not the high salary is what causes  so many nice boys to work in  banks. No other business enables  young men to break into the pink  tea formation of high society upon  the same abbreviated salary. The  clever society ladies as a rule  imagine that all bank clerks will  eventually own the bank they  starve in, and then, how romaDtic  t> have known a rich man wben  be was struggling to get fat on  about 30 plunks a month, and  standing pat on a white shirt  against the dyke in fortune's fin  sure veiii.  This paper is in a position to  state that the nominations for the  provincial legislature will bo held  a week from Wednesday and the  elections a week following. ��������� ur  reasons for making this statement  are as follows :  1. Finance Minister- Tatlow  went to Ashcroft to accompany his  daughter home after a visit with  the family of Judge Cornwall.  2. Premier MuBride will address the electors of Siiauichtown  next Tuesday.  3. Later��������� He will not enlighten  Saauichtown until Wednesday.  4. Bob Green will spend Christmas at Kaslo.  5. Bill Hunter, of SiSverton,  waB in the Boundary last week.  This is very significant.  G. J. K. Brown has returned  from the Okanagan. This is por-  tentioiis.  7. Dick and J. H. have quarreled.  8. Wi 11 go to the country on  "Better Terms."  9. The Victoria TimeB believes.  10. The Vancouver World  thinks.  11. The Nelson News knows.  12. The Cranbrook Herald is absolutely certain.  13. Dick and J. H. have "ifTade  up."  14. Election will be brought on  while Duncan Boss is at Ottawa.  This happy circumstance will give  the Conservatives a fighting  chance.  15. J. A. Macdonald is thinking  out a great "constructive" policy,  and John Oliver is silent. Both  very portentious.  1C. Cowan should have gone to  Ottawa with McBride.  17. The Similkameen Liberals  have, in convention assembled,  passed resolutions of confidence  in Sir Laurier, Duncan Boss,  Fielding's honesty, Hyman's purity, Tcmpleman s Grand Trunk  telegrams, and the forced ballot  box.  All- these signs and portents  would indicate that a general election will be held two weeks from  Wednesday. Should a change of  date be found necessary, the notice  will appear in the advertising columns of thfs paper.  the ..Greenwood smelter, in his  dealings with his, men, that he  hasn't mixed his charges properly  ���������a little short on fluxes���������therefore  his human!" furnaces are  contin-  1  ually freezing up. Again, these  human furnaces, after the freezing  process, cannot be cleared with  charges of dynamite. The management of the Greenwood smelter  is sufficiently conversant with the  business in which he is engaged to  understand bur allusion, and sufficiently intelligent and broad-  minded to devize some method  and carry it into effect by which the  human ' furnaces will not be continually freezing up. We might  take up the economic side of the  question, but we give the management of the smelter credit of being  shrewd enough to know that one  contented worker is worth two  discontented ones. A few cents  a day extra to men in responsible  positions, may avert hundreds of  dollars of loss. For instance, it is  very necessary that a large number of the men employed about  thc smelter should not- have wage  difficulties to contend with. Their  undivided attention is necessary to  carry the ore through the several  processes from the bins uutil it has  passed through the converter. In  some of these refilling processes a  few seconds means the loss or the  saving to the company of hundreds  or thousands of dollars. If the  men are continuously expecting 5  cents here or 10 cents there taken  from their wages, or a half- or an  hour added to their time, they a;-e  not likely to take that interest in  their work which they otherwise  would if conditions were more favorable. In another column is published the statement of the company and also that of the men. It  is not difficult to locate the cause  of the trouble,  The Laurier government aims  4o keep the people in ignorance so  fhat it can get their votes by appealing to 'their fenrsandsuper-  Mitioux. .The Laurier government  is one of the most corrupt that ever  friiM&cked any country, and would  /iot be tolerated GO minutes if the  fn������j������rity of Cbuadians did tbeii  /tmu.tliiukfng.  Gmttrx against women by clergy-  juen hi the United States are  greatly  upon   {bo  increase,   aud  juoralfstii view' the situation with I dared from a public platform that  piano*     J?vea in Canada we often "    ���������������-������������������������--  ������      -���������--        ������  /icor ftxput clergymen playing the  Labor Candidates  Some of our labor leaders in the  far west may have to live in  shacks in order to conform with  their salary but it is not so in Eng*  land according to the following:.  The working men of England  appear to be growing envious of  their lucky brethren whom they  sent tc parliament. The Kt. Hon.  John Burns has just moved out of  thc modest bouse in which he has  spent mauy happy years, iuto one  of a kind befitting his dignity and  salary. Others have been turning  their writing talent to account, and  this hai stirred the Institute of  Journalists to enter a protest.  Free trade is all very well in its  wny, and it is the pride of British  journalism that it offer* a free  merit, but tho protest asks whether  it is right tbot Labor M. P's who  are paid 81,50" a year to attend to  intercuts of their class in Parliament to enter iuto competition with  journalists who ore not subsidized  but arc dependent of tbeir own exertions in their own calling.  Mr. Bicbard Hall, M. P., has do  /udas towards girls and   women  fifty cpn/hje iu them owing to the I  Mr. Pbiilp Snowdcn, M. P., who  is entitled to ������200 a year from the  L. O. R. fund, is making from  ������1,000 to ������2,000 a #- ear by journal-J place to suggest to the manager of  Tnere appears to be some friction  between tbe management of the B.  C.  Copper company's smelter and  the   men, owing it is said to slight  infractions of the agreement made  last May.   That a serious difficulty  Bboiild arise would be unfortunate  for all the parties interested, and  it  is hoped  that the questions at  issne  can be  settled without recourse to a strike.    It is particularly   unfortunate   that   Frederic  Keller, M.  E., the consulting engineer for the company, {3 not in a  poaitien to deal directly with the  men employed at the smelter.    It  may   bo  safely   stated   that   the  greater     number      of     strike.-!  in the United States and Canada  are caused more through want of  confidence in the management than  from conditions actually existing.  With a superintendent or manager  of a large coucern in whose honor  and   word the men can place implicit confidence, the little difficulties are easily smoothed over, or  more often ovet looked.   Therefore,  it is particularly unfortunate that  the employees of the smelter cannot take their grievances direct to  Mr. Koffer, %nd settle them for all  time.    The policy in vogue since'  the present manager took charge of  tho smelter is one that cannot be  commended by outsiders, or that  will gain tbe confidence or respect  of the men employed by tbe com-  pauy.    While it is not the province of ������ newspaper to say how  others     should     conduct    their  business,  it  might not be out 0/  St. Aune 8 Division of Montreal,  where there is a fight for the ministerial nomination was rendered  vacant through the disqualifying  of Dan Gallery, the Liberal, who  was elected at the general election.  In this division there was personal  corruption by - the Laurier candidate. It was not iu St. Anne's  division but in St. James division  that tho ballot-box stuging took  ptace a few years ago. The friends  of the candidate���������one Rruhet���������put  in their best work in this division  for "Laurier, Brunet and Prosperity," and there was scarcely a  ballot box that was not attacked.  Two men were arrested aud committed to jail,.but the Laurier government released them.���������Mail-  Empire.           t ardinal Gibbons declares that  ���������'the citizen who buys and sells  votes, who creeps iuto political  power by intrique and bribery is a  thief, and is transgressing tbe com*  mandmeut which says 'Thou  shalt not steal'."  difficult so long as the one selected  is known as a mining man who  has bad some experience in a mining country. Too often a failure  of what was a most promising venture can be directly cha9ed to a  greenhorn manager ��������� who was a  "good fellow," spent his money  (or rather the company's) freely,  and allowed the mine to .run itself  until the treasury was exhausted.  It takes years of hard knocks and-  plenty of active experience to. make  a capable mine manager, and it  seems unwise, indeed, .toattempt  to educate a new man at the risk of  faih.re from inexperience.        ���������  The old miner, who has endured  the exposure, cold aud hunger in-,  cident to frontier life, in a mining  country, seldom meets with failure  which is so often the case where an  untried man, perhaps a capable  business man in other lines, is  placed in charge of operations  where rich values exist, but which  in a short time suspended ou account of the lack of desired results.  Failures are too often on account  of the man, not the mine.  BANK OF BRITISH NORTH AMERICA  PAID Up CAPITAL, $4,86������,687  RESERVEFUND  -  32,141,333  Transacts a general banking buflincsa.   Interest  allowed on Savings AcQoumta, from  one dollar upwards at  current rates  COPPER ST.  GREENWOOD, B. C.  When yai want a monument or  headntoue, write to the Kootenay  Marble Works, Nelson, B. C.       *  E. A. Bhck, Phoenix, sells the  best in jewels, diamonds, watches  and clocks. Kemcmber this when  yon go up the hill.  For 40 cents you can get a pound  can of Crescent baking powder at  Anderson Bros.  jitwiinintinffitntntiiiiinninM  H. BUNTING  CONTRACTOR  AND BUILDER  Dealer in "   ������  Windows, Dows,  ,     I  Turned Work and    |  [Inside Finish. 1  SHINGLES, BRICK, ETC. I  MANITOBA |  Fibre Plaster I  Wood  PHONE. 65  luuuuujuiuuiumiiuwijiiiiuiuuimuuuuiuuiuuuiuiiiuiiuiiuiiii  R.    ROBINSON  Is the only shoemaker in  America who obtained a  medal at the Paris Exposition in 1878 for .making the  Best shoes. Boots made to -  order; Repairing neatly  executed.  COPPER STREET, GREENWOOD  BANK   OF   MONTREAL  ESTABLISHED 1817.  'PAID  OP. CAPITAL, $14,400,000. REST, $10,000,000  .     UNDIVIDED PROFITS, S80l.85S.41  Clcnoral Banking; DtutnciicTritniiactrd.   Drafts iaauod on all polnta,' and .Collw-'  tlont made at lowest rati*.  SAVINGS BAN * DEPARTMENT   }   W. F. PROCTOR,  Interest allowed ATCiWRENTfiATcs   /manaocr GREENWOOD BRANCH  Fresh Vegetables, Fresh Eggs  and Finest Creamery Butter  always in stock. Beef, Pork,  Mutton, P6ultry: Best Quality.  RIVERSIDE LIVERY  Good Rigs and Expert Drivers.   Saddle  Horses always ready..  Hay, Grain and  Feed tor sale.  First-class Wood for Sale  GEORGE H- C^OPliEY  MANAGERS AND THEIR METHODS  IFine Tailoring 1  A Select Stock of Worsteds  Cheviots and Tweeds.  Here is a chunk of wisdom from  an eastern publication, which applies in every point to prevailing j  conditions in the the entire Sump-1  ter district, and should be read  and digested by a host of people:  Why do mining companies that  have good properties invariably experience Buch difficulties and bo  many setbacks before getting on a  paying basis? is a most natural  question, one often asked by the  investor and prospective mine  owner. There are indeed few of  tbe successful companies of today  that did not have a severo struggle  for existence at some time in their  youth, and perhaps were closed  down one or more times on account  of financial difficulties, or dissatisfaction among their owners.  Of course, thc aim and end of  every company is to establish a  dividend paying tuine. To bring  tlis about a vein of ore sufficient  in size and richness is the first requisite. Then, after the capital  necessary to properly develop the  prospect is assured, comes the point  on which binges the future of tbe  company. Three-fourths of tbe  failures in the mining field can be  traced to this one factor���������improper  management. Large bodies of ore  are to be found iu many districts  that are practically untouched, although years ago elaborate expert  reports showed that thousands of  toiiB of ore were "in sight,''and  careful estimates at? to the cost of  extraction and reduction-showed a  handsome balance on the right side  of the lodger; and yet, after a few  months, or possibly years, of de-  development work, tbe propositions  have been abandoned.  The selection of the manager of  the mine is usually considered a  TAILOR  Copper Stbbet, Greenwood  The Kootenay  Standard Cigar  Is made in Nelson.   Try a shipment and please your patrons.  4 J. C. Thelin, Nelson  , B, C.  Is convenient to all depots, telegraph offices and a  banks in the city.   Special attention paid to tourists, |  commercial and otherwise.   The cuisine is excellent,  and all guests receive courteous attention.   Touch  Lthe wire when you want rooms reserved  HOGOARTH & ROLL5NS, Proprietors.  *  FURNISHED ROOMS  By day or week ; $2 a week  and np, at the Commercial  hotel, Copper street, Greenwood.   Bath Jin connection.  P. POUPARD  Tbe Windsor Hotel  of Grand Porks, B, C, caters to  miners, mechanics and smelter men  A.' B. Sloan, Manager.  E. W. WIDDOWSON  PROVINCIAL ASSAYER and"  METALLURGICAL CHEMIST.  rnerp matter of detail, not at all  Gold Silver Copper or Lead,each. .$1 oo  Gold-Silver..,.$t 50 Silver.Lead..$i.50  Zinc, .$1.00   Gold Silver with copper or  lead..{3.50.  Prompt attention given  to all sample*  25 per cent, discount upon five samples  (JBAKBKIST., NEWON.  P, 0. Drawer, tio8( Phouc, A67  mm* ������V������Wi������A^A*^  Is situated on a slight eminence, just a block from the bosy  scenes on Baker street, and is within easy touch of everything in the city. From its balconies can be seen nearly  aH tbe grand scenery that surrounds tho beautiful  city of Nelson.    Few hotels in the groat west  equal the Stiratbcona, and tourists^from  every land will find within its portals  all the essentials that create pleasant memories within the  mind of those who  travel.  B. TOHKINS, flaraager  NELSON, BRITISH COLUMBIA.  ii������6������s������s������������������fc������ffl������c(ee������������������������������������o������������8������������������������o������������������o9Q;  I  f  m  I;'  0''  ���������1  si  M  mm  mtmamnmiummm  ���������WIUMMWlSB Tfih. QKE������.S*WO0D LEKJE.  f  sttotood, B. C; tfov.-2* l&0fi������  BftBMtBrifeS  nnnnntimnritrtmi  msm/mMmrnmimiim  if>  S!S25S3CS2i!S5GaJ^:������S3CS2K  tilt  mmmmMmmwMmimmm  WINTER EXCURSIONS  Some - Good Float  M^ffifflmraia^fflmiiiiin  AN OLD PRINTER'S TALK  Supplies electricity for Power, Light, Heating  and ventilation. "Power Furnished to mines  for hoisting and air-compressor plants, with a  guarantee that the service will be continuous.  Get oiir rates before completing your estimates.  THE CHAMPAGNE OF WATERS,  .. The . Mineral. Water .Incomparable���������-in ���������.  the Cafe, at the Banquet,.for the House.  Nature's most delightful and beneficial  bequest to all mankind   . - .   .   .   .   .  GREENWOOD LIQUOR CO.  $15,000 Insurance for$2?.5G  " *-    The rk'w aiid up-to-date Tripple Indemnity'  i    rPoli'-y of the Ocean Accident, and Guarantee  Corporation, Ltd., tlie largest accident company in the world.    Assets over $7,000,000.  FREDERIC W.McLAINE  DISTRICT AGENT, GREENWOOD,  B. C.  The PaGific Hotel  ^  I  so.  i  &  Is under the management of jGreig  & Morrison. The rooms arc com-:  lortably furnished, and the bar contains tliebest brands nf wines, liquors  ^ and cigars in tlie city.   .  p^ke-Rac i f i g, ������>a % ^ \~  '    is conducted by Moore & McElroy  It is open day and night.   The din  ing  room is one of the largest in  the Boundary, and the lunch counter is just, the place to get a quick  meal.   , Copper street, Greenwood.  I  I  Is the best furnished hotel in the Boundary  district. It is heated with steam and  lighted by electricity. Excellent sample  rooms. The bar is always abreast of the  times, and meals are served in the Cafe  , j at any hour, day or night.  I Ereest J. CartSer, Prop  J. G. MELVIN  Hail O.-dero Pr mptly Attended  Late of  SANDON, B. C.  ftanufaciuring Jeweler    . i i'������ j '  I,, i' i *  Expert Watchmaker and Diamond  Setter, Manufacturer of Chains,  Lockets and Rings, Wedding rings  made on short notice.  WORK  GUARANTEED  Next Door to Beading Boom  P. O   BOX   268  Apropos ~ of the discussion of the  hair-trigger order of the boss re-'  former   of '-'the   perirfd'tohavft the  English people attend to their impelling,   there   comes   to   mind   the  troublous times in newppapcr attics  in   the   '60s   and' '70s, when the  .Webster people were infusing ginger iuto their    dictionary . in   the  shape of emasculated words whose  verility the Philadelphia  lexicographers r-were very- anxious to preserve, and Samuel  Bowie-*  (who  would   have been somewhat of a  God if he had not been tethered in  a rural pastnre) was making a reform iu' capitalization  that really  did more to soothe the-esthetic eye  than anything iu typography that  had been suggested by an artistic  spirit   in   100   years.-   .Welwters  were cutting out the superfluous  letters that really robbed no word  of its claim to'a legitimate parentage,  aud  though  the  newspapers  mostly swore by Worcester, tlmv  gradually cut out the non-e.-semials  and even the old Ronton Traveler  went afoot with  two l's in its head  and one in its news body, much to  tho amusements of the .cubs up  under the rafters, who were always  as great sticklers for consistency as  the cubs  under the vaulted dome-  were at a later day.  But Sam   Bowles w.'is a reftl re  former, who did not win-your mind  by first assaulting your sen -es.  il������  saw the cruditv of fill in'/a run':*.-  paper page  with startling, impem-  inet,  cockey,    swaggering  capita!  letters,    when    the   littla  fellows  could  tell  their  story  more mildest ly and therefore more effectively.  The    great     big   tefoi'iner.   Sam  Bowles ordered that henceforth the  Springfield  Republican   would  no  longer   appear    like   an   auction  poster, with capital letters sprinkled  in  with- ever}' excuse for a noun,  no matter how remotely connected  with   the    proper   parent.    . Tho  order   may   have   grated  a little  harsh'y on  the linger tips of the  old-time compositors, who held to  their precedents mach more closely,  than a lawyer in his attempts to  find    an    excuse  to   "do"   you.  Those were the days when good  men traveled  to 6ee the country,  gain experience and'a livlihood at  the same time.    Every office has a  sublist, and the stranger with an  ability to stick up twelve or fourteen thousand ems a   night was  welcome in an office with open arms  given a "night on" or a frame if  he'd   take   i*".     Every night saw  some new compa in tbe long rows  of frames under the green shaded  gas lights,  pegging away for diiar  life to lift a respectable string, and  in   the   morning   many  of these  strings were cashed up for 86 or 87  and the recipients were soon on  trains for the Spy at Worcester,the  Journal  at  Providence,    or  the  Herald in Boston, a good, cleanly,  sober  lot of  fellows,  who   took  pleasure in  traveling   and paying  their way by honest toil, much as  Bayard   Taylor,  Artemus  Ward,  Mark Twain, G.  B.   Lewis, and  Bret   Harte   did.    One  night a  thoughtful    looking     compositor  raised on his toes in an alley iu  the Kepublican office after he had  put his first take of copy on his cap  case, and asked the compositor in  the next alley, "What are the shop  rules   of   capitalization?     Came  back laconically from the bureau  of infojmation iu the next alley,  "Capitalize    nothing    but  Jesus  Christ and Sam Bowles 1  The compositor knew well the  rock the' Springfield Kepublican  was foundedjon, and a phrase told  the inherent belief of its founder in  all that was good in tie  world's greatest reformer,  and in the work of typ-������  graphical reform commanded by a  very    good     disciple.���������Turner's  brain-earnings that mob, and the  admirable community', of waga-  earners, would be in peril of starvation. Hearst is but a parasite  of inherited ca'pitid', a non-producei  u hirer of brains, a human octupus  who reaches out to grasp this and  that ��������� office for the sole purpose of  indulging his vicious instinct for  power, to be used vindictively. -  Hearst has left us in no il������ubt of  his ambition. The murder of  President McKiuley was one of the  first fruits of the gospel of Hearst's  publications. Ills success would  plunge society into wild confusion.  Even now its possibility has called  a halt on national finance and commerce. If tiie shadow casts such a  blight, what can be expected of the  substance. 'The New 'York contest must vindicate the'sober, solid  thought of patriotic Americans,  who cannot much longer tolerate  the evil influence of tainted wealth  and amhirioii upon ignitr-incc.  Philosophy of a Dyspeptic  When a man takes  whisky for a  cold   lie doesn't care whether he  gets over it or not.  To let your light shine before  men it isn't necessary, to make a  fireworks display.  The man who makes his money  in trade ��������� is sneered at by the man  who makes his by marrying it.  Perhaps the reason a prophet is  not honored in his own.country ia  hecatis'1 tva get tired hearing him  say: : ''I to.d yon Mi.'!,*.. -  Good rct-olutUnih too often die of  malnutrition.. - .���������  The truth is mighty, and on  tombstones it? mighty scarce.  iio^i troubles are. not worth the  time it cakes to tell them.  Su'ccfcss is often" the result of a  one-card draw in the game of life.  - There is no excuse'for the pessimist who has never been maided. * -���������- ���������'���������-'���������'  . The hew wo.man would probably  enter the ministry if it'wasn't for  her aversion to taking orders. ���������  ' When a woman offends a man  she is never satisfied-' until he  apologizes. ��������� :"':'-        ������������������  -  The man who is s.'itisfled to sit  down and wait for something to  turn up will need a good thick  cushion to his seat.  The devil pats himself on the  back every time he discovers a new  hypocrite.  The man who puts on thecal-  muffs of pleasure and profligacy  can't be expected to hear the still,  small voice of conscience.  Wise is the man who, having  taken a drop too much, also taketh  a tumble to himself.  It is human nature to fight for  our rights, and when we get them  to fight for. more.  There wouldn't be so much room  at the top if the stairs were easier  to climb.  Never call a man a fuol unless  you know he is fool enough to  stand for it.  A woman is tired of her husband  when she no longer cares to quarrel with him.  Only the rich can afford to lo  stingy.  At any rate, the loser is never  accused of cheating.  The fellow who is imbued with  the idea that the world owes him a  living can get it in the penitCL-  tiary.  Only a fool will rock the boat on  the sea of matrimony. ;j   -  When a fellow tells' a girl he  isn't worthy of her she docsu't be*  licve it���������at the time."  A few kind wordo while we are  alive are worth a column of obituary after wo are dead.  The Canadian Pacific Railway  announces a series of low round  trip rates first class, three months  imit from Kootenays to all points  Ontario, Qiebec. Maritime prov  ineea and the Old Country.  Rate from Greenwood to Toronto  Montreal, Windsor and in termed*  iate point is 883.35, Halifax or  St. John in connection with ocean  passages $9-1.55*  Tickets will bo sold daily from  November 24 to December 31.  Coi responding rates will be  quoted to all eastern Canadian or  the^Old Country at Christmas at a  low rate.  Detailed information sailing lists,  for ocean steamers first class or  Tourist sleeper reservations on application to local agents or wire  J.S Carter, D. P. A., Nelson, B.  C.  THE HOUSEWIFE'S DELIGHT  OHYLOX TEA  Packed in Sealed Lead Packages only,  to preserve its many excellent qualities  AT ALL (1RQCER3 ,  HIGHEST AWARD ST* LdtflS, 1904.  NELSON  B, A. ISA\C  IRON   WORKS  ���������   R. W. HINTOS  It is estimated that seven thousand licenses have been issued for the  deer hunting season which runs  from Nov. 1st to the loth.  Two Galiciaus found guilty at  Winnipeg of manslaughter lave  been sentenced to four and five  years in penitentiary.  The uliiest American actress is  dead, but thc scramble for her  mantle can hardly be noticed.  It is bliss to smoke a Kootenay  Belle cigar.  Dekujulie Tea is the only tea of  its class in the city, and sold by  Andersou Bros.  ENGINEERS AND   CONTRACTORS  FOUNDERS AND MACHINISTS  HARDY & CO  Midway  Dealer in Dry Goods, Groceries, Boots and Shoe?,  etc., etc.  Repairing and Jobbing; executed with Despatch.  Sheet Metal Work, Mining- and .Mill M���������icliiner">\  Manufacturers of Ore Car.*, R.U. Contractors' Cars*  Corner of Hall and Front Streets  Phone 59 N E LSO N,  B. C. P- O. Box 17.1  THE MIGHEL HOTEL  Still retains its supremacy as tlu>.   ocst hotel in the Kootenay.0.  Ostermoor Mattresses  Clean linen and Good Cooking  Excellent hunting in season.    Good trout fishing iu the Elk  river and neighboring streams.    Address all communications to-  |Thomas Crahan, Manager, Michel, ii. C.  STARKEY & CO.  nelson, b. c.  wholesale  dealers in"  Produce   and' -Provisions  Heca market Hotel  Is the home for all tourists  and millionaires visiting New  Denver.   British   Columbia.  HENRY   STEGE. ' FROPE,"'  J. R. Cameron.  The Hotel Slocan  Three Forks, B. C, is tlie leading  hotel of the city. Mountain trout  and- game dinners a specialty,  Rooms reserved by telegraph.  Hugh Hiyeh. Prop.  THE ARLINGTON  COPPER ST. GREENWOOP  None but the best brands  of liquors and cigars.  Morning bracers and  and evening hyballs always within easy reach  of the 'barkeep."  G. A. DEMPSEY prop.  HOLLAND, CHINESE, JAPAN  ANDFRKNCH BULBS, FRUIT  AND ORNAMENTAL TREES  for fall planting. SEEDS IN  REASON. GREENHOUSE  PLANTS, Floral Work, Home industry.    Catalogue free.  HENRY'S NURSERIES  Seed house and Greenhouses  -. 3010 Westminster ��������� Road  VANCOUVER, B. C.  A. 0. MORRISON  . GRAND FORKS  Jeweler and Optician, dealer in  Fine Watches, High-Class Jewelry,  Diamonds, etc.  Leading Tailor of the  Kootena3'Si  Sandon, B. C.  KASLO HOTEL  SKASLO B. C, .  Is a comfortable home for all.  ��������� "-*-    ���������.-������������������---���������- ��������� ���������- ---?���������-.-* ���������-���������-,������������������  who travel to that city.  COCKLE & TAP WORTH,..  In io aud 20 adrc block  ON KOOTENAY LAKE  For sale 011 easy terms.  "RU1T  LANDS  J. E. ANNABLE  NaLSON'.B. C,  p. F. MEBSCHER  MERCHANT TAILOR  Silverton, B. C.  S. J. ffllCHTON  CIUNBROOK, B. C.  Has the largest stock of Pipes, Tobaccoss  Cigars and Smokers' Sundries iu the interior of B. C. Mail orders receive  prompt attention.I  > ^atMMMMWMMMMM toeeee*  PHOENIX, B. C.  Is opposite the Groat Northern depot, aud ia a delightful haven for tho weary traveler. Great veins  of hot water run through tho entire house, and  bathrooms are always at the service of those in  search of material cleanliness. The dining room is  an enemy to dyspepsia while the artistic appointment  of the liquid refreshment room makes the drinks go  down like eating fruit in a flower garden. The  sample rooms are the largest in the mountains and  a pleasure to drummers with big trunks.  JAS. MARSHALL, Prop,'  Falls Reporter.  Same Old Story  When a man becomes powerful  or prominent in his own country  he also becomes a kind of billboard  upon which his enemies stick all  kinds of dreams. To illustrate the  idea wo print the following dose of  vitriol that we found in an obscure  Chicago paper.  Of all conceivable possibilities  Hearst is tho worst. He stands  for unprincipled anarchy as against  the principle of orderly, law upholding party organization. It is  anarchy in its most brazen aud  dangcroii9 form to inoltfl the unbalanced mob to hatred of capitalists as such, without; his brains and  Variants Indian Voter  No party can Bafoly count on the  vote of the Indian. The smallest  thing can change his view, said  John N. Florer, of Bartesville, I.  T., one of the oldest Indian traders iu the territory.       I  Some time ago the Osage Indians  were called into council. Tbe  Democrats prepared a feast for  them. They barbecued beef and  fed the Indians well. And the Indians were for the Democrats.  Then the Republicans invited  them to a barbecue, and they were  for the Republicans. After it was  all over the Indians mot. Ouo of  them addressed the meeting.  Democrat good; feed Indian, ho  said. Republican good; feed Indian full.  Then bo concluded: Both good  Indian go home.  A.nd they went.���������Kansas. City  Star,  THE MAIL STAGE  M. Gillis, Prop.  GREENWOOD TO  FERRY, WASH.  Leaves Oreonwood at [6:30  a. m. each day. Returning,  leaves Ferry on arrival of  Great Northern train. Offiice at  ROSSLAND   HOTEL  Copper Street  The Kootenay Saloon  Sandon, B. C, has a line of nerve  bracers unsurpassed in any tnouo-  tain. town of the Create West. A.  glass of aqua; pura.given free with  spirits inenti.*  T^EJVIOHt HOUSH  Nelson. B. C, is run on the  the American :iud European  plan. Nothing yellow about  tlue house except the gold in  t'-e safe.  Medor?c. "&��������� TnccriliUs  Develop your sweet taste by  using  Montgomery's  Confections, High Class  Chocolates, Fruit- Tablets,  Nougats, e4c.  The MONTGOMERY CO.  NELSON, B. C.  NELSON EMPLOYMENT AGENCY  Nelson; B.'CV  Mines,    Mills,   Hotels,  etc.,  furnished with help.  I H, LOVE, MANAGER  The Reception Hotel  In. Camborne gives all its patrons  the purest food, drink and cigars.  James Lindsley Prop.  INDUSTRIAL WORKERS OF THE  WORLD  G   tENAOOD LOCAL NO. 31 1  Meets first and third Wednesdays of every  month in Eagles Hall atS p. m.   Visiting  membeis cordially invited to attcud.,  ���������Frank Shearing, Fiu. gec'y,  Edgar. W. Dynbs, President.  KOTICK  TAKE notice .tbit 60d������y8*jtcrdiit<*-T .ntoiHi  to ajiiity to toe Hon. the Chief CoiiitaUsiwier  of \a\\<\ and Work., lor itniil^ion to t'tir.  clia.-*c the followttik' tract of laml.   Conn, cnclntf  of \a\\A and Work., lor   itniil^ion   to tur-  ......       followttii? tract of Uud.   Uotiiii cnclnff  at a [ion uinrkedJ. G, I), tmutln-ut corner uu*..-  tlic northeast, corner of prwmulon Kicirrt >���������'���������>���������  33U, t'iriu'e north forty caati.e, Uioikc wi^.t  forty chAlnc, .t1icnc������ rautb (urty chains, tliem-*:  east forty i-IuIim to place of eomnut turnout. Mtuiiteoii the West Pork of Ki-ttlc rlv i\-  Simlll'.amt.'eii Ilivl'lon of Ynlt- Dbtrlct cotiulii-  lutroiiu liui.drvd Hnd sixty am-ii  UtiUij tlits, I3lh day of Octoloi,  1W..  JAMBSC. UAI.K   .  Blue Prize,.Henry Vane,;  Columbus and Havana Ark  CIGARS  are Union Made Cigars, mule by MVP.  Kilbouruc & Co., Winnipeg and sold on  tbe road by GEORGE HORTON.  Before  buying  fruit lands,  see us or write ���������  Choice  Fruit  LANDS  For Sale at $10, $12 and |l6  Per Acre.        ';;/���������'"���������  R. J. STEEL  NELSON. B. C.  MINKUALACT  /Certificate of Improvements  NOTICK  Otfuwn Fraction, rotnr-'ol   Claim. Mluatr fH  theOmeiiwotKl Mining DIvMouof YiiK' Via- ;  trlct.   Whfrs located!���������l'roviiloiiroCniiii*.  TAKE NOTICE that ThoMas Hcramertu nn-t  Himh McKre. Free Mincr'n LVrlilnare Ni>.  BjKnti B.?������M. intend lattrdaj*>'fmut ilaft- lirrt* ���������/  to npply tollii! Mining !fa''>ni>:rfiiriiC<'rtii1iMii������  of liiipn.tvm^iitji, for<liomif,>o.-tH*! t/buin!n.l  a Crown Umnti'f tbv, above Ctttlrt ,  And further toko rMli-C tlfU hcIXK. toidui-  htH'tlnu  H7    mu������t   I* MimmiMicra ln^orc Hid  usumico of ������uch Certificate tif JniproVcmciit  lHtod this itSth ilny ot Augu������t,A ll., l!������������i.  ��������� ���������.;���������-. it-xt  NOTIPK.  In the M������lt������r of lh������ Lund KrgUtry Ae������,  and lntbe|Matt������rnf UieTllle to l.������t<  IMitnber Klghttii-n, In Klook ������������������ *T." lit  tlm City of #<������r������Joii������������t*od, itfoiirtHng to  tH*4H<,!(dlvlHlod ufiUn  MrftttntH  Mln-  ciUl CUIm. IMatt'For'.jr'BI*.  tVHEHEAH Ortlflcat* nf TIH������ ft Edwanl  T. Mtforf,i/eiu^CettJtic������U) of  I'llln No. jflift t.������  the above lieredlMnitiiits, ha< txxin J'������it  or rt ���������-  titrpyed and Inpiilii ������tldn hie Itceii niHde to mo  for a'dii|i)ltiat������ th������reol! '  NO t'lCE t������ hereby gif en {h������i a duplicate Oi-  tlflcate of Title to the 't.Ii ivo liervdltarnuiit* will'  iniimuudat the ex|ilratlun of one inoiith fruiit  thi-date hereof uiiIum In the mertnUme vulld  ol.Juctioti to the' eontrar>' It made Ui niu in'  irrlilim W. n.EUMO.VDS, -   ,  Dlntr ct UoRlatrar of Title",  (jind Ttcirl^fry OflK'tf, K:iinlooi>s, ii, ,0.,Jtil  Navvmlier. UJOi ' Grccr/ivoori. 13. C . Xov, 2:  ���������THE GllEfiNWOOi) LfiDQE.  :uUnJKA������ri*djii4w**>h&&l������ki-������  Mtfw������<7***j.������vt**ibm<������i*rtrf*������n 'mil"*  4*'fH-'+4-H-?f+f**F+'-H+-m,t'W  f+-**:r+rr:fcy4:fc-+:fc-rH^  Boys' Sleds Girls''Sleds  ies  tdS  +-'  H--  -I-  *���������,  H- .  rf-4-  u..  H-  " Alt Prices' from, 20c. to"$6.06'  ���������'COLES & FRifHr"  ffi   riLON,K j',. Ol*K*. .WOOD, H. ,t. .   COI'l'IJR St.  px   _      H&6ksf)lcrs, Styluiiiers, V.' illpapcr 'UouIl-'s, Tobt.ccos and Cigars. .  -^H^+^ht-k-HfrH cl-.-hrF.-h FHvr.-. l+rFH-4rF+.^-F.+-Hr.+'rF.+-.+-fc:F.-F:H4:rF4i .-4-h+iHjr  Owing- to the danger-of destrnc-  t'on of the .'timber of the reserve  l>y (ire and Otherwise, great care fc  exercised in I ho granting of (he  F+j- j light to prospect thereon. This  can only be done on special permits granted to rcphtnble persons  who, are nof.only snl-jeeled to tho  iiiihfhg"- rrgulaiions, lint also to  fio.-c governing I'oiest r.ese.rves'  The opening -up of claims mn>t b>'  carried out under the supervision  of the superintendent of the reserve.  Hundreds of., the.latest; ercations  in posle.mrri just received at  McKne Bros.  fa  lt^  t  H-  ���������++.  t  Resolution of Condolence.  Greenwood, P>. (,'. Nov. 17.  At a regular meeting of Green-  ,lvood Minora' union "No. 22, the  /dHowing resolution was passed :  ���������Whereas, J. ' If. il.iwlliofnlh-  jWaite, w'ho'weall know [is true to  Abe working classes and the Socialist party;  Kesolved, th.it we express to  /ton and to your relatives our  Jiearlfelt sympathy ami condolence in this hour of .-nrrow and bereavement. "We, are aware that  4he expression of our feelings in  your sad nuliction can nlTonl but  little comfort, still we cannot neglect offering you [our^sinceie and  heartfelt {���������y.npathy. Fiom experience, we know the sorrow  .caused by the loss of a-dear friend,  jbut how iinu-li deeper (he loss of  your mother, one so near and dear  jto you j.and be it further  , Resolved that a copy of these  resolutions he sent to (he .Miners'  Magazine, Western Clarion, and  ilie Greenwood Ledge for publication, and a copy sent to James 11.  ���������llawthornthwaite, aud (hat a copy  lie spread on the records of this  Jiuion. K. A. Matheison and G.  jU. Lincoln, committee.  Washington toothpicks ���������Hie best  f n the market--���������10e pkgo. l-'or sale  by McRae Bros.  Furniture and 1i.hi.sj fir rent.  Modern and convenient. A. L.  "JVliite,   furniture  man, phone 1G  Try Gusto. It is the latest in  Jireakfast food3 and is sold by Anderson Bros.  and according (o Ivon Ilomerylysyn  who acted as interpreter, it wa.-  Seagrain neat, P/llingsgalo undil  utcd, and hell with (lie lid off  w Iiifli drew forth a remonstrance  from ?e(.'tion b ss /'eholrlc. Some  of the "endearing'' remarks were  served up in the evidence for the  edification of His Worship. They  were thc real thing, decidedly tin  complimentary, and geneologically  uninteresting. The man with Hie  knife in his jeans objected to an in-  terfeience on (he part or Xebolrk.  and a mix-up occurred in which  the hitter m;eived hv.i prods from  .-t knife.  Set of bobsleighs, 0 Iv in cvi^ry  way, f-rsalc or trade. Tim O.T.C.  Second liaud Store, phone 1G.  Frince Rupert  Prince       Rupert,     the    newest  Transcontinental Railway terminus  on   the  Pacific coast, already has a  population of  several hundred and  baceo,  and had eaten the stalks in  great quantity,  The Seeds of Anarchy  If a poor man steals a loaf i f  bread to keep himself and family  from starving, the officers of the  law will give him a sentence of  .from one- to.- tbirtv days, with  ��������� hard labor/ .- If a rich man robs a  bank or steals thousands fr.om the  public purse, ho is allowed his Mb-  rty and has countless friends  ready to applaud his action. The  rit li man is designated as a sharper  while the poor man is called a  thief. Surely Shakespeare was  right when he said, ''Through tattered clothes small vices do appear;  robes and furred gowns hide "all"  ���������Walkerton Times.  Nine Hours at Trail  All   the   mechanics "on the hill  have been granted a nine-hour-day  with no reduction  in wages.    This  change  in   the hours of labor took  expects within   three months to bo! effect last week.    Tlie negotiations  lighted by electricity. A big English company ultimately will light  the town, but for the predent the  current' for illuminating purposes  will be fiirni.-hed from the sawmill  plant of the British Columbia Tie  and Lumber company which has  been erected at Prince Rupert to  carry out several important contracts  with   the Grand Trunk Pa-  Tho  injured   m in was taken to |eilie.     Air.   Russ-dl, who for some  tl.e hospital,!; and his would-be as- ! time was confidential agent for the  were carried on very quietly, there  being no friction at any stage. It  was largely through the good offices of Mr, J.abarthe, superintendent of the works, who met the men  iu a spirit of fairness and recognize I the reasonableness of the request, that the reduced hours(f  labor was granted.  The Magdala is the name of a  jigar that the barkecp will show  you if you ask him for it.  A Sandon Fight  Judging from the following  fciken from the Mining Review it  floes not cost in itch to carve a man  in Sandon.  "Judge Sandilands held a levee  ftt the police court on Monday, and  ,ono in which great interest was  manifested. Those introduced to  jrlis Worship, in a frigid fjn-below  fornjal manner by master of ceremony "Lyons, were a bunch of  Ausfcrians whose ��������� throttles were  raw from a recent bout with Joe  .Seagram,   Esq. Austrian  all same  sissin to the pen. The prisoner  elected to be tried at once, and  after hVtening to (he interpreter's  explanation, If is Worship decided  that 8-'J0 and costs, or in default a  month, would cinch the business  which goes to prove that Sandon is  easy for Dagos, and that "lashing a  man is not such a serious crime as  we hitherto imagined.  iUelito Pros, report a larger and  better stock than ever in everything pertaining to a Xinas. gift'  Keep your eye open for McRae  Bros.    For nice comfortable rooms, best  furnished in the city, try thc Ciar-*  endou hotel.    Rales reasonable.  More Wll.ts Metal  railway company on the coast, has  been appointed postmaster and  customs collector at the new terminal. The townsite, which a few  months ago was covered wirh timber is being cleared and altogether  .Prince Rupert,'the new city, bears  an appearance just like. Vancouver  when the G. P. Ii. arrived herein  1SSG. Thos. Dunn, formerly of  this city, but who has now joined j  a big firm wnj.ch is starting at I  Prince linpert, said in an interview:  Engineer PiTsbury of the Grand  Trunk   Pacific  has seventy men at  work   laying out the townsite, and  already the first street which is 100  ! feet wide  and start-* at the wharf,  j is being planked.     The clearing til'  P. J. Iliokey, a pioneer steam*  boat man from the Stikine. river  advises wot king men to keep away  from Prince Kupert for some time  to come.  Dekftjulio Tea.is the-only tea of  its clas3 in the city, and sold by  Anderson Bros.  Perfume the ozone these frosty  mornings by smoking a Kootenay  Belle cigar.-  Don't delay getting your | hotos.  Mr. Mackiiight' will be glad to see  you at the-City Studio any da\ for  the. next fifty weeks.  "When you want a monument or  headstone; write to the Kootenay  Marble Works, Nelson, B. 0.  Dr. Hansen, the well known  druggist, of Kaslo, has gone to  Victoria, to have a growth removed  from the root of his tongue.  It is  blias to smoke a Kootenay  Belle cigar,  iuOO  acres  of   the townsite will he  A new silver field district and at ��������� C0lllI.UJUW.,i   ,ight away, -Vancou-  a   considerable  distance from thnfc!   e   Ts^cws-Atlvtirtisi'i"  of the Cobalt- district is the possi- |    bility opened up by the finding of j Tlie 01l!y co;-rect himp shade  silver in the Temagami forest re- i -"i-amo for electric globe, 40c, 50c  serve.    The discovery was made ati;lml G9a ilfc McRics Bros.  a point in the southwest angle of,'  thc township of Auld. where twelve '  claims  have  been already staked, i  Drilling" for Oil  A   report   from   Ottawa-  siysa  party are boring for oil at McMur-  all  but one of them on discoveries ! ,,     . ,,   , . ,  ,..,,,        ,,��������� .       .      | ray. on tho Athabasca river, under  or   Cobalt.      J he   exception   i* a ; , * ' .     ,     ,.       .       ..     n        ...  ,,., . ' ���������     ,        ; the leadership of a Mr. Bennett,  claim held by the   \\ lute Brothers,  of Musko'ca, and is reported to contain large quantities of native silver,,* similar in quality to that of  the La R->so and Nipissing properties in tho Cobalt area. The  White Brothers broke several  specimens from a thirty-pound  lump of ore on top of a silver vein  and these were found to contain a  large percentage of native, silver,  if the   unofficial   reports as to this  They have a very good plant and  boring apparatus, and seem to be  quite satisfied with the indications  so far. It was hoped to strike a  flow of oil before the winter set in.  About fifteen miles below another  party have started operations,  headed by Mr. Von irammerstein,  They have a complete outfit of  machinery.  Cows Cannot Compete  When  it  comes   to chewing to-  loneeP  white man  when   he   tries to put i new  body  of ore are correct, it is |  ,Joe out of biz,   but the former also i the  first discovery of native silver ; bacco  it  is evident that cows can-  lias a playful knack of ptiucturinp   made  outside of the Cobalt area j not   handle   the   weed as success-  anybody who crosses him with a I this year. The new field is reached  /ew inches of Sheffield product, j from a point on the Montreal river,  This, then" was the trouble. Billy j about twenty miles from Latch ford  lOlak-ion had used his knife on Joe j thence overland fifteen miles. As  Zobolrk, although not dangerously   all the smaller lakes in the district  wounded, will carry a inomento of  fie fray to his grave. Whisky and  swtar words- caused  the rumpus,  are now frozen over it will be a difficult matter to get into the new  field before next spring.  BEALEIf INVESTMENT AND TRUST CO. LTD  Geo. R. Naden, If.tnrg).-. .  . Farm.lands, ti'mbpr limits, mineral claims, mining stocks  .and shares. City re-al estate bought, sold and exchanged.  Call a ml sec our list.  QREENV/OOD,   B,   C,  fully as tho hu nan race, probably  because tho3' have never learned  the art of expectorating, if wo are  to judge by the following'despatch  from Ottawa:  Five cows belonging to a farmer  named Desormeaux, of Embruni,  died mysteriously between Sunday  and Monday. The owner was  puzzled at the strange taking off of  the animals, and summoned a veterinary from Ottawa, who held a  post-mortem, and found tho cows'  stomachs full of nicotine. This  explained the mystery. The animals had been pasturing in a.field  where  D.'.sornicai.x  had raised to->  Gfeenrjuood, S. C  The oldest hotel in the  Citv. and slilll under thc  same management. Rooms  comfortable, meals equal to  any in thc city, and thc bar  supplies only the best. Corner of Greenwood and Government streets.  J, W. flelson  VENDOME HOTEL  ANACONDA  Is just a few minutes' walk from  the center of Greenwood, and a  convenient place to drop in at the  end of a walk. Convenient to the  smelter and provides tho public  with  EDS  OARD AND  EVERAGES  Premier,  Hungarian  Fiour  Is riot' a new flour on the  market.    It has been in use  (or year?.   Ask for a sack in  your next order  Guaranteed by the  Alexander  Milling Co'y  BRANDON, MAN.  FRANK   FLETCHER  PROVINCIAL LAND SURVEYOR  NELSON, B. C.  F. M. LAMB  PROVINCIAL LA'yD SURVEYOR  gh:--;nwood  b. c.  Waterproof Faints.  Coal Tar,  Pitch,]  Creosote, Oils for  Preserving Timber,  Tcoofing,  Pitch  And Paints. -  Kelson Coke aud Gas Co. Ltd.  LOST  At Eiiolt, about a month ago .1 B.iy  Cay use, branded I Con left shoulder, and  white saddle marks on each side. A reward of ?io will be paid to the psrson  returniiiS same to  J. P. BROWN, tfholt, B: C  ;*uirf?V������7*5vi*i������Wl>* C*Vj^iy* urnin* nt, Tt*J*t X*wlit>ni oint-niiUfr'  ^6BSESiSS55KS^^  IMPORTANT  Reductgoii-Sale-of Dress Goods  Taken from our regular sLock aud greatly reduced now, instead  of a  month froin now, the usual time.   Two reasons for this  method.:   It enables us to clean 'tip our slock very early, and it  serves to provide you with the very, cloths yon most desire to  have, at a decided saving,  f  ���������   - ������������������  t ��������� \  The Siuoter=Kendnck Co*  f.tillTKO.'  IMID 01' UAI'IT.VI., SilO,OOI),0()().  i!i;srci:vic ivsi>, s-i.soo.oO!}.  B. E. WALKER, Gen. Manager.    ALEX. LAIRD, Assl. Gen. Man,  Branches Throughout Canada', and in the United States  and England. '  A General Hanking I>n������iness Transaelrd.    Aconnts may lie opened by  mail with "all bnnches of this Bank.  Savings Bank Department.  Depnsilfi of SI and upwards received, and interest allowed at'current  rates*. The depositor is smiIijimM to no delay wbalevr in the withdrawal of the whole or any portion of the deposit.  W. ALLISON, Manager Greenwood Branch.  Mi  way  WE WILL SELL  .->00 Infcrnafioiml Coal....    $ 07  2000 Kamblci'-C.mbiio. ���������'        '   32������"  ? hOOO (larilioo-MoKiiincv  OG  f l000DcnoroiMir.es...!'      , 13.1-  -        1- 0 i Diamond Vale .-  20~ .  . 200t) fctmrhmoro - . 0  -100 Skylark....:  7o  ]0'J0 Nicola Coal Mines  OGh  5;   If you will buy at prices named, wire us.    Write for our Market Letter and  ^  Quotation Slu-et, we will mail on request. Drawer 10S2  I'      B. B. MIGHTQM & 00.  ^      Mining: and Investment Brokers, Nelson, B. C.  6 ������/������/^������/������^������/������/������^������/@/^^?a/������/^^  :? ^i^iTOinmiHfirniirmnrniWiiiViT.r���������  ffl"iTninmiiJfifniirimnmwft:iViT.Bmiwwi5iiifKn>ir.rc  izs^m  Dealer in Dry Goods, Groceries, Boots and Shoes,  etc.. etc.  MID-DAY RUG SALE  The finest, cheapest and best-assorted line of Rugs that ever landed  in your city.    Ali sizes from 25 cents up.    Phone 1(5.  A. L. WHITE & CO. HouseFiiraishore  $SS8S������������SSS  Daying your/'all suits or overcoats it; will pay you to examine  our stock*.   Wo have-a lame assortment of overcoats at Kastern  Prices, from #9  to  &15.     They arc of the latest styles and  patterns;   it costs nothing to examine our slock.  Invictus Shoe  ������W������"AU3^|WJt������U>>MfM������Ui>'  a tntAi jw k ww^iiww ngn*n*h n  We arc sole'a^enti for tho   Bhv.ev ^iovk^Aii"  Slioo.     W  Ouaranfee Kvcry Pair.    - ������������������������������������'..'  Winter Excursion  EAST, $83.SS  GREENWOOD TO  MONTREAL, TORONTO  and nil points thereof iu  ONTARIO and Qi;ERJ-;f.  ���������jlUilli:*:, .SC. Jiihl., JJul'i'.l.*;  Maritiliio   Provinces,   loitoa   011  ��������� Applic'tttinii.  Tickets on sale d.iily Xpvembcr  2-1 id to December BlMt.  HO UN'I) TlljP, FIRST CLASS  Three Months Limit;           -* - '  M  ���������    ni'    nw     11 ���������     ���������       " ���������        i  OLD COUNTRY RATES  $94,55 Return  UAUKAXnrST JOHN  Return Ocean Fmo  S ilonn Second        Stoernge  $05 00. $7(5,00. ifotftK),  and up according to steamer  The fcOvcrnment of British Coln!n!>i:i licr-liy  olicra .1 reivant of one thiM&iml dollar-* C r in-  forirntijii loadhifr t j the .irirst and couvii-iimi nf  0110 Frank Ccdio alias Knuik Af?alio I'liiinbl.-uu:  who on tin; 18th iiist.int. a! the Cinad.i lioti-1.  ��������� Ni.iKiir.i, n. C , miirilered Louise Kiner b*' in- hum  nf dynamite or other c-xploslvc.-.. U.'.-.ciiption nf.  Frank Cedio, alias Frank Angalio t'aiinld.-tiie,  Italian, nge nbi-nt 38 yt-ars, liei>rlit about a feet.  t>:. inches, wei^lit about iso pounds,brown hair,  llsht brown m iiistaehe. may be clean >.hnrcu  noH-.eyc9 1 er-'-t. liluc. thin fai-e. fniall (bin nose,  slifrht scar on one duel; cttvr.dinfrdowiiuiinl  fiom eye to corner of moiilh. When int si-en  wore dark Rnty .suit with black .������tripe������. plaid  imtt-rn, and tanned high top heed boot  Wire or otherwi.-e report immediately any inf.*r-  malion to Mj. I. A. Diusinure, provincial constable, Grand fc'ofkn.   Ilyonler  S S IIITSSEY  BO-'-T)        :'   S'uperlntciideiit t'r.vinuial Police.  K&ztsznttiJxszzr^zm&r^^  G I'occ;  japtv-'are  WMITE3D,  (,'ioUmi'j' aiiri Gem.-i'  ui'itislunff;  0  Fur detailed iiffonmition. sail  inu;n oce.in ���������ti'iiriieri, firnt clii.se .or  torn i*,f, Kliii'imr reeervatioiiH npply  local ii^entu ni' write  H, It REDPATif, Greenwood.  a. J, COTi,.., a. o. 1', A.  vutidoiivof  ���������r. .s. <: Mir Kit, u, i������. a,,  IVjIxon.  About  Float  Float is not a  periodical.  It irf a book contnining 80  illiistratiuiiH, all told, and  is filled with aketehe.s and  Ktories of western life.    Jt  tfllK how a gambler cash-  In after the il.isii  d.-i\.s nf  SjiihIhi; ; how it  raim-tl in  ���������   New   Denver   Jong   after  Noah wa.s dead ;   liow   a  parson   took   a   drink at  Boar Lake in early days ;  how justice was dealt in  Kaslo in   '[)',} ;   how   the  saloon inanontprayt d the  women in Kalamazoo, and  graphically    depicts    the  roamings of a western editor amongst  tho tender-  feet in tho cent belt.    Jt  contains the early history  of Nelson and  a romance  of the Silver  King niine.  In ifc   aro   printed   three  western poems,  and  dozens of article    too  numerous to mention.   Send  for one before   it  in   too  late.   'The price is twenty-  five cents, postpaid to any  part of  tho   world.    Address all letters to  \  We are shov-ina- heavy weight f'weed  and \voi sleds for 'full thai can't be beat.  Each suit an exclusive pattern. No two  alike. I-xtra trousers t.an>-c variety  to select  from   .   .   ...   .  .   .'.-."  .   .  W. Elsdn, ���������:��������� Merchant Tailor  ssss3agrmj  COI'i>l;H   STRKIiT.  ���������SP^.i^5m%ZuFK!SZi!i  Koo ten ay 'Engineering Works  VELSON. f5   C.       ' '  I;'o. ������������������'���������)���������-.   M .-.clii> i.-is   ������������������< <\   Ir -ii   Wui-'jim-;-'. M.-vk-is of the Crawford  Aerial   Tr.un.    Casting-,   Ibnltlers'   JI.Ueri.iLs,   Miil  and Mining .Machinery  P. O. BOX i!)3. Ii. C. TRAVIS. MANAGER.'  t^3^^H^.'^-^:y.-Tx^rgsgos.a-iEaffiiBtrrr^.T:  Dcalero'in  presh and Salb fi'Iea'rs, Fish and Poultry  *m*Ktr-*rjmm*tm#fwwmt vmw  *bit/Qvty^ %t/%4s'b^l % ^tt^-Vtv  I  Shops in nearly till the towns of Boundary and  M 7. bowery I i  \ /&CO,9C!������3a!<5���������!.'SCSO*SO*P������'3 TV%^2G���������622������tK<&QQSmQ<BQQV&bQ'9������  I    . '  NKTiSON, W. (!.  L  M  f  u  a  viyi  'pi  'A  in  H  I  M  \i\  111  <'s.  It  i  ''iu  \H  m  itMvnmi

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