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 I.;-. Pros,  iiici^Sr  THE  OLDEST  MIMING  CAMP  NEWSPAPER   IN  BRITISH  COLUMBIA  &y,u^^;;*k, ���������  ���������', i  I   I/,;  'X  '���������$**<  "���������'III  Vol.   XIX.  GREENWOOD,. B. C, THURSDAY, OCTOBER 17,   1912.  No.; 14  CAPS, MITTS, OVERCOATS, SWEATERS  AND MEN'S UNDERWEAR OF EVERY  DESCRIPTION  *-<u  ������v  I P. W. GEORGE & CO. 1  g   COPPER STREET        /        GREENWOOD, B, C,   3  ^iiuiiumuiuiiiiiiiiiiiiiiuiiiiauiiiiiiiiiiiiiuiiammiiiiiiK  SCHOOL  BOOKS  Phone 16  . WHITE  Greenwood, B. C.  AND  SCHOOL SUPPLIES  Greenwood's   Big   Furniture  Store  For these  Chilly  Nights you  want one of our  ^  Birthday   Cakes  Decorated,   also  Christening Cakes  from 60 cents  William C. Arthurs  THE   BREAD &  CAKE  BAKER  Vienna Bakery, Greenwood  Around Home  Sam Crowell now weighs 202  pounds.  Alex' Broorafield was in the  city on Monday.  Robert Wood has returned from  his tour of thc Okanagan,  Hon. Martin Burrell is spending a few  days in Grand Porks.  Hockey teams are being organized iu Phoenix and Grand Forks.  R. C. Hyde is putting up another building in Prince Rupert.'  Bokn,���������In Eholt on October  1, to Mr. aud Mrs. John Graham,  a son.  Mrs. A. L. White has returned  from a trip to Oregon and coast  cities.  The Greenwood Rink Co. will  hold a meeting next Wednesday  It will  Stock of  pay you   to   see   our  MATTRESSES  PILLOWS  COMFORTERS  BLANKETS  SHEETS  PILLOW SLIPS, &C.  T. M. GULLEY & Co.  Opposite'Postoffice.  B.C.  Phone 27  ATTRACTIVE JEWELRY  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  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. .  r  You will find a Welcome  at the Club Cigar Store and Pool Room  CIGARS, TOBACCOS,  AND  SMOKERS'  SUPPLIES  FRUIT  AND  CONFECTIONERY  Coast, Calgary arid  Local Papers and Magazines  always on the tables,  Agent for Phoenix Laundry. Office of Phoenix & Midway Stages  A. LOGAN & Co.  GREENWOOD.      -     B. C  V.  WALTER G. KENNEDY  PROPRIETOR  J  THE CANADIAN BANK  OF COMMERCE  SIR EDMUND WALKER. C.V.O., LL.D., D.C.L., President  St. Jude's Anglican Church  Services: Holy Communion 8  a.m. the ist aiul 3rd Sunday this  mouth; Matins, ri a.m.; Evensong, 7:30 p.m.; Suuday School,  2:30 p. 111.  Rev. Franklin Watsou, Vicar.  ROOMS   TO   XET  In the Swayne House, Silver  Street. Clean, private and comfortable rooms in a quiet locality  at reasonable, rates. Hot and cold  baths free to guests.  ALEXANDER LAIRD  General Munaser  JOHN AIRD  Assistant General Manager  CAPITAL, $15,000,000  REST, $12,500,000  WANTS. Etc  For Salt*:. ��������� One team of  horses, Percheron bays, three arid  four years old. Well matched,  and weigh about 1,350 pounds  each. Apply to 0. P. Olson,  Ferry, Wash.  Lost.���������On tbe road between  Rock Creek and Midway, a Smith  & Wesson, 32 calibre revolver, 6  shots to barrel. Suitable reward.  Apply to Ledge office or C. P.  Sjolander, Phoenix.  FARMERS' BUSINESS  The Canadian Bank of Commerce extends to Farmers every  facility for the transaction of their banking business, including  the discount and collection of sales notes. Blank sales notes  are supplied free of charge on application. as  SAVINGS BANK DEPARTMENT  J; T. BEATTIE,     - . Manager of Greenwood and Rock CrecK Branches  Wantkd.���������A strong work horse  for winter, a good home provided  with plenty of feed. Apply F.  Haussener, Box 4, Greenwood.  "For Sale ��������� Cheap, easy  terms, a number of good secondhand safes, write Vancouver Safe  Works, Limited, Vancouver, B.  C, for list."  Bank of Montreal  ESTABLISHED 1817  Capital, all paid uvl $16,000,000    Rest, $16,000,000.  UNDIVIDED   FBOVITS, -Wl.Kfiri.lSn.-JO  Hon. President: Lord Strathcona and Mount Royal, G. C. M. G.  President: R. B. Angus, Esq.  Vice-President: Sir E. S. CWUSTON, Bart.  General Manager: H. V. MbkbdiTH, ESQ.  Branches in London, Eng:. (cm^n*<&���������!} New York, Chicago  Buy nnd Sell Sterling Exchange and Cable Transfers.    Grant Cnnnnercial and  Travellers' Credits, available in any pnrt of the world.  SAVINGS BANK DEPARTMENT '���������'^l.^S11*  Greenwood Branch   - 0. B. Winter, Mgr.  Found,���������A muff. Owner can  have the same by proving property and paying for this ad.  Apply at Ledge otface.  For 82.50 you can get The  Greenwood Ledge, and the Toronto Weekly Mail-Empire from  now until the 1st of January,  1914, sent to any part of Canada,  To any part of the United States  the price for the same period will  be $4,00. Send all orders direct  to the Ledge,   Greenwood, B. C,  A soft toiigun may abriku hard.  F. F. Ketchmu returned to  Beaverdell on Tuesday iu an  automobile.  La'st week ripe strawberries  were picked on a ranch near  Grand Forks.  Jim Petty "has gone to Arizona  and does not expect to return to  the Boundary.  Last year the first snow of the  season fell in Greenwood on  November 5 th,  The Grand Forks ranchers haye  shipped 27 carloads ot fruit from  Carson this summer.  We have some cheap durable  air-tight heaters in five sizes L.  A. Smith Co., Anaconda.  The moving picture show in  the Auditorium now begins at  8:15 p. m., instead of 8:30.  J. G. McMynn has rented his  farm, and is doing a good business at his store in Midway.  Did. you buy that sweater yet?  Better look at., bur. stock before  doing so. L. A. Smith & Co.,  Anaconda,  Mr, Bruntou of Anaconda,  Montana, has been appointed  assistant superintendent ot the  Greenwood smelter.  Boston defeated New York at  baseball yesterday by a score of  two to one, and won the championship of the world.  Householders and License holders who wish to vote at the next  municipal election must register  their votes this month.  Wes Connell has the contract  to build the new skating rink in  Phoenix. It will cost 89.000, and  will be finished in December.  Bogh Singh, a Hindu was arrested at Cascade this week, aud  taken to New Westminister to  stand his trial on a charge of per-  jury.  The Boundary Valley Lodge of  Oddfellows will hold their fourteenth annual ball ia the old  Masonic Hall, on Thursday evening, October 31.  H. W. Farmer and Major  Glossop have dissolved partnership. The business will be carried on as usual at Rock Creek  by II. W. Farmer.  For having liquor and bar  appliants in his hotel at St. Leon  Springs without a liquor licence,  Mike Grady was fined S100 before  the court in Nakusp.  Arthur E. Whitley has been  missing from Haileybury, Ontario, siuce May 24. Send information about him to the Chief of  Police, Haileybury, Ontario,  At the Supreme Court in Nelson next week, the case of Charles  H. Fair vs P. W. George will be  heard. It is an actiou for 83,-  221.ID under a partnership agreement.  Service in thc Presbyterian  church next Sunday, October  20th, at 7:30 p. ra.,Sunday School  and Bible Class 2:30 p. tu. Rev.  J, R, Munro pastor. All are welcome.  "Good Things to Eat," our  specialties this week���������sweet potatoes, cranberries, hot-house lettuce, Concord grapes and California Tokays.   L. A. Smith St Co.,  Lnst week F. W. Peters and  several other officers of the C. P.  R. paid a short visit to' Greenwood.    For   freight   traffic    the  B. C. Copper Co.   is one  of  the  C. P, R. best customers.  C. J. Levlandof Real, England,  and Miss Leyland paid a visit to  the Jewel mine this week. Mr.  Leyland is interested in the Jewel  syndicate, aiid it is forty-five  years since he was tn British Columbia.  David McBride was in town on  Monday and states that he is still  able lo absorb three square meals  a dav, He states that the company who recently acquired his  laud, will build up a town at  Bridusville.  Charles Beck, a C.P R. brakesman had his right foot crushed  by a car wheel, while working in  the Greenwood yard on Monday  evening, He was taken to the  Greenwood hospital and Dr,  Stone amputated the foot at the  instep.  Western Float  Bendy   of Dot died   last  Mrs  week.  Potatoes are  agan Falls.  There are twenty  Grand Forks.  $9 a ton  at Okan  automobile in I  On Tuesday evening, the Greenwood Conservative Association  appointed the following delegates  to attend the annual Conservative  Convention in Revelstoke, on  October 24 and 25: R. H. Har-  greaves, H. C. Cummins, W.  Johns, G. A. Rendell, J. H. Willcox, W B. Fleming, H. W. Farmer, J. Mcintosh, R. Muir and  D. R, McElmon.  I  Tke Hon. Martin Burrell came  x over from Grand Forks on a  \ speeder yesterday.    He states  '��������� that the plans are ready for the  Greenwood  1  Federal   building,  I and tenders should be called for <h  ������������ in two weeks.  I  CARD OF THANKS  _"' lam requested by the officers  and directors of the Greenwood  Agricultural Association, to convey their very best thanks to the  members of the Greenwood Ladies  Auxiliary for the assistance rendered in connection with the Fair,  and to say, the interest shown by  the Ladies is deeply appreciated by  the Association.  Mrs. Franklin Watson,  President Ladies Auxiliary.  Gus Haller will build a sawmill at  Chicken lake.  Hong Lee has bought the Majestic Cafe in Vernon.  Miss Blizzard of Toronto is visiting friends in Penticton.  Potatoes are retailing for four  cents a pound at Telkwa.  Elmer D. Hall has opened a  grocery store in Bossburg.  Wm. Ambercrombie has oponed  a butcher shop in Lillooet.   ���������  Rev. D. E. Hatfe is the new  Baptist minister in Vernon.  A bungalow is being built in  Nauaimo at a cost of $45,000.  Thirty horses were recently shipped from Penticton to Alberta.  Duncan Ross has left Hazelton  to spend the winter iu Victoria.  Pears are five cents a pound iu  Vernon, and apples three cents.  Noel Lishnian of Vernon is  hunting grizzlies iu the Rockies.  T. E. Crowell lias the contract  to build the $50,000 school at Penticton.  Late strawberries raised at  Missiou City are being sold for S6  a crate.  ' During August there were two  deaths and nine births iu Prince  Rupert.  It is twenty years ago siuce Louis  Morand built the Ram's Horn hotel  at Lurnby.  During September there were  nineteen cases in the police court  at Merritt.  The Chinese orgauizer, Wong  Took receives a salary of 86 a day  for his services.  Mr. Bohalt of Warduer has  bought the Leland hotel in Nakusp  from J. Snedden.  Harry Tweddle and Mrs. Frank  Richter were married at Keremeos  Centre last week.  The Board of Trade Journal has  been smarted .in Enderby.' It comes  out twice a month.  At a cost of 810,000 the Bank of  Commerce has put up an office  building iu Rupe.  The Hume hotel in Nelson has  been sold to George Benwil],1 of  Brantford, Ontario, for 884,000.  Mr. Wells and his son's will .take  up their residence in Los Angeles.  The Hindus burn their dead. It  took ten cords of wood to cremate  one at Revelstoke last week. The  ashes of tlie dead one, mixed with  the wood ashes, were sent to his  j relatives in Punjaub.  Baron von dem Hagen, who  owns a ranch in the Okanagan has  gone to Germany to take up his  duty as a soldier. He received a  telegram to come back from the  German governments  This year there was not a caso  of sickness amongst the 1(800  Indians, who picked the hop crop  at Sardis and Agassiz, and only  ten cases of misconduct. The misconduct was caused by whiskey.  Jesse Britton has arrived in  Masset on his way to England to  get married. He came'down the  Yakoun river from Nash's survey  camp part of the distance on a  cedar log. He says that black  bear are very plentiful around  Nash's camp, and often came round  the cooking tent ia search of a  handout.  Recently A. D. Ross, with the  assistance of a man and a dog,  drove 2,600 sheep from Lewiston.  Idaho, to Midway. From Midway  he drove 600 of them west over  the Hope trail to the coast. Tho  sheep were driven at the rate of  five miles a day.' Ife took two  weeks to drive the flock from Hope  to Chilliwack, in order to give the  sheep a chance to get fat for the  coast market.  Send for a catalogue of headstones and monuments, made by  the Kootenay Monumental Work's^  Nelson, B. C.  SAVE A MILLION  The annual replacement of cross-  CITY COUNCIL  The City Council met on Monday evening.  Quarterly reports of the receipts  and expenditures, and from the  Fire Department were read.  The Water committee reported  most of the leaks repaired and  other work progressing.  The following accounts were  ordered to be paid: G. Clerf,  89.75; C. J. McArthur, 84.50;  Electric Lights, S13S.95; Adams  & Brown, 832.35.  Silk by Freight  Anaconda.  Ou  the Canadian  Pacific Railway's new Trans-Pacific steamship  the "Empress of Russia" and the  ''Empress of Asia" which  will  be  put into service between Canada  and the Orient next year,  special  Btorage facilities are being provided  for the carrying of silk  freights.  Silk is a product in which careful  handling and speedy delivery are  essential.   This later conditions is  made necessary by the fluctuations  in the money market.    Iu the past  the Canadian Pacific has made a  name for itself for the speed with  which ib  is  able  to deliver silk  shipped  from the Orient to New  York, all records for fasb delivery  between   these two   points   being  held  by this company.    With the  Empresses of Russia aud Asia in  operation it is expected  that tho  time required to make shipments  of silk from tho Orient to New  York will be reduced  very considerably,  as the now Empresses  will bo soveral knots an hour faster  than the vessels at present oporated  on tho Pacific by the C.P.R.  The first public school in the  Bulkley Valley was opened at  Telkwa last week.  For the next six month, James  Cronin will manage the Standard  mino at Silverton.  Port Essington may be the terminus of a railway from Hudson Bay  to the Pacific coast.  The railway reached New Hazelton this week, and there is a building boom in that town.  Fred Simpson is leaving Kamloops for Victoria, where he will  open a real estate office.  The Empress Theatre in Vernon  has engaged a four piece orchestra  for the pleasure of its patrons.  This year 57,320 people visited  the New Westminister Fair, an increase of 25,000 over last year.  No man who drinks over one  glass of liquor a day should be  allowed to steer an' automobile.  Iu Vancouver twenty years ago  butter was twenty cents a pound,  and potatoes from 812 to $14 a ton.  This year the C.P.R. has bought  206,147 tons of steel rails, tieplates,  and fastenings, at a cost of $7,700,-  000   This mouth an average of seven  million bushels of grain, have been  threshed daily iu the prairie provinces.  Since they were discovered the  placer mines in the Upper Yukon,  have yielded gold to the value of  8169,000,000.  A shipment of fifty tous of zinc  ore from the Noble Five mine near  Sandou, to the Oklahama smelter  netted 81,600.  Leach's survey party has gone  to Copper river to do some work on  the coal claims, twenty-five miles  from Aldermere.  Before a charter for a Board of  Trade can be obtained it is necessary to have 30 members, and a  population of 1,500 in the district  represented.  During the past fiscal year Canada imported 2,139,S44 pounds of  butter from New Zealand, and  about half that amount from tho  United States.  Tho Islander says that the chief  industry in Cumberland is cutting  wood, although it* is possble for the  mines there to produce 50,000 tons  of coal a month.  .The receipts of tho second annual  fair in Greenwood were 84,000. Of  that amount about 82,000 was  for subscriptions pub tip by the  citizens oUhe city.  ties in Canadian railway lines is  about    10,000,000,    according   to  statistics compiled by the Forestry  Branch of the Department of the  Interior.    The  average   life of a  tie; i.e., sever, years, could be pro-,  longed seventeen' years if proper  preservative treatment were adopted,  and an annual saving of 350  million  feet,   board   measure,   of  timber, could be effected.    This is  equivalent to three years'  cut of  one of the very largest mills in the  countiy.  While the initial expense of cre-  osoting would bring the cost per  tie from 5S to 93 cents it wonld  save Si,400,000 annually.  Since 1910 two timber-treating  plants have been established, treating, in 1911, 206,209 ties, or 1.5  per cent, of the total cut.  The number of ties purchased in  the Dominion iu 1911 was 13,6S3,-  770, an increase of 4,479,S0S, or  4S.5 per cent, over 1910.  The rapid development of railways in the Western provinces is  largely responsible for this increase.  Eighteen kinds of wood wore  used. Jack pine, with forty per  cent.; tamarack, with nineteen per  cent.; Douglas fir (used to a very  great extent in new electricliuos in  British Columbia) with fourteen  per cent., and hemlock, with twelve  per cent., were the leaders. A remarkable change is that of cedar,  in decreasing from forty per cent,  to 5.4 per cent, of the total.  A Suggestion  Prince Edward Island does nob  increase in population to any  marked extent. Yet It is a fino,  fertile laud, where the best of  crops grow, aud where men and  live stock reach the highest development. We Buggest to the Island  govornraenb that they should give  a group of live real estate men an  option ou thd'whole island on condition that they shall subdivide it  iuto 20-acre blocks and place them  among actual settlers within five  yeai'B. They could do it.���������Colonist.  <*    !- '  ..  *   i  OuiouB can make evon heirs and  widows woop. <ihl9*MMUJiiLiaU,tiUmMaiWM  THE. LEDGE,   GREENWOOD,   BRITISH   COLUMBIA.  ���������I ���������llllirniUMIIffniTTlT-nf-"���������������������������'*M-aiWwwwWKmwi.  THE  LE  Is located at Greenwood, B. C, and cau be traced to many parts of  thc 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 thc miue to thc  king.who sits ou the cushions of the throne. It believes that advertising is the life of trade ; and that one of the uoblcsl works of  creation is the man who always pays the printer.  Tbe Ledge is $2.00 a year iu advance, or $2.50 when not so paid.  It is postage free to all parts of Canada, Mexico, Great Britain and  thc county of Bruce. To thc United States il is $2.50 a year, always  in advance.  R.   T.  EDITOR  I  AND  J1������}  ir  FINANCIER.  for the first half of tlie fiscal year  is greater than was the increase in  the whole of thc fii-cal year 1910-11.  Kor the six moiil!'.-' of tlie fi?cal  yoar 1912-13 just fln:-f*<l the revenues weru,$56,-l.SO,130.50, an increase of $15)'173..(,0-l,fkS over those  of the half year I'M 1-12. Tlm surplus of this year in i*iiHloins duties  will be more than entire ciihIoiiis  revenue in 1S96.  Thinking  "hemes  ���������wr������WT1wmwffwlyr-i,m--"l']���������*Bm-Mt"LI" "' "im  but  it  leaves   devastation   in   its  wake."  GREENWOOD, OCTOBER 17, 1912.  A bluo mark here indicates that yonr Subscription has  become, deceased, and that tho editor would onco moro  like to  commune with your collateral.  Thk  bard   trail   often   ends   in  front of a hank.  TrmicuY  is   preparing   a  bath for Europe.  blood  The lira is no place like homo,  even if it is in Sandon.  TuEiiR will be a land boom near  Greenwood in a short time.  If ore could walk the streets of  Greenwood would be full of it.  Be good and you will seldom  need a Collins in the morning.  The cold storage egg is still doing business with the frying pan.  You will become like Solomon  if you read The Ledge every week.  The real estate peddler is still  able to sit up and do a little business.  Serious Condition Revealed  Facts which aro now  becoming  generally    known    in    connection  with tho recent provincial election  in Saskatchewan, reveal a condition  which ia gravely significant.    The  prostitution of the franchise which  took place in that  election   under  the direction of the  Liberal' Government in Saskatchewan, emphasizes the danger which exists where  the   electoral   machinery   is   controlled by men who may have  no  higher  purpose than   that   which  iuspired  those who  managed  the  Saskatchewan campaign in   behalf  of the Scott Government.     British  citizenship is nob the basis of the  franchise under the Liberal administration in Saskatchewan.  Placards were distributed in that  election declaring that it was not  necessary to be a naturalized citizen in order to vote in the election.  "It matters nob," said this extraordinary placard, "whether you  are an Indian or a Hottentot."  AIT that   was   required   of   these  was that they should vote for  the  The Province of B. C.   has thojScoM   can(lidates>    The   votcs   of  best roads in Canada.    Good roads B( .^   ^.^   8llbgtant|tt,   dti.  With all due respect to geniuses,  great souls and tlm whole company  of heroes, something ought to be  said for the miiltiLudo of those unknown souls who make, possible; 7  mean the people who appreciate  them.  These form the pedestal upon  which heroes stand, furnish the.  light for their tnreh, ami are to  them the breath of their undying  fame.  Would Goethe, have been great  without the man who found him  great.  Would Soiomon or Soei'ates  have, been dictators of the world's  wisdom without the nameless many  who could understand, if not all  their wisdom, at leant, that they  were wise? *  What would ("aepar or Charlemagne have, boon without the  huzzas of their eonlempoi-iiries and  the interested eyes of the thousands  who read of their exploits?  In due reference 'we may ask,  would the character of Jesus k-i  dominate the world unless the  souls of the obscure many had, in  a measure, appreciated him?  The compliment of the great man  is the great commons.  "To appreciate a work of  genius," said Poe, ''is to possess  all the genius by wliich the work  was produced."  Perhaps Chateaubriand stales the  case better: "Genius creates, taste  preserves. Taste is the. good sense  of genius. Without taste, genius  is only a sublime madness."  Genius in the one is useless nitii-  out tasto in the. many.  In the Far West  An English actor was a. member  of a company snow-hound in thc  Sierras while en route, from California bo the east. Before their brain  was pulled out of the drifts they  had been reduced to' eating the  coarse fare of the railroad laborers,  and got little, enough of that. So  that the.y all liad a magnificent  hunger ou when the, train reached  a small station at which there was  a res tan rant, and the. Englishman  was this first one to find a seat at  the table.  "Bring me in a hurry," he said  to the landlord, a, burly Western  man, "a, porterhouse si oak, .same  deviled kidneys, a brace of chops,  plenty of vegetables and two bottles  of Hass' bitter hecr.  The. laudloid stuck his head out  of tlm dinning room door, and  yelled to somebody in tlie rear  apartment:  "Say, Bill, 1.-II the hand to play  'Bub! Britannia,' The Prince of  Wales has eonio."  ooooooooooMbo6oooooooocx)d  WHAT CANADIANS  l  ARE DOING ������  OOOOC*OC>CKXX>OOOCKXXDOOOOOOOO  J. H. COLLINSON  Hamilton, Out.  Now the boy scout movement has  spread over Canada ��������� with branches'  in every city, it is well that we should'  know something about tlie men who'  have done so much to make the organization a success ��������� the pioneers  of scoutcraft In Mr. J. I-I. Collinson  of Hamilton tlie boys have always  had a firm friend and when the idea  ���������was brought to Canada he at onco  organized a local troop and because  the first scoutmaster. Today the boy  scouts in Hamilton are very strong'  and,  thanks  to  the  energy  of  their  EXPERIENCE WITH SMUGGLEBS  Officer Captured 100,000. Cigars  In his experiences In getting after  the tobacco smugglers Donohue, a recently deceased member of the customs service at New York, had a number of narrow escapes from death.  One, which was par tic ui airy dangor-  oub and was an oxcelleut example of  the man's fearlessness, occurred in  1882. Thero was one ship plying between Cuba and New York wjhica  Donohue suspected. Ono day It arrived on a regular trip a.nd tlie detective boarded her. The customs man  knew every place on a ship whero  contraband stuff could be hidden, ibut  after a thorough search, he found  nothing.  .But Donohue was sure that there  were 100,000 cigars on that vessel and  he was determined to locate them.  Finally he noticed that although th������  firemen were free to go ashore, many  of .them were still on the ship, apparently enjoying his discomfiture.  Then Donohue had an idea. He procured a lantern and a ��������� hammer and  made his way tp the boiler-room,  tapping each boiler with the hammeiv  One sounded differently rrom the rest  and he ordered > the circular cover,  about the size of an ordinary can-  hole, removed.  There was a moment's hesitation,  but the ordor was fulfilled and Donohue went down ln the big Iron cavern.  There heaped at one side he found th*  100,000 cigars. But whllo he was bo-  low some one dapped down the iron  cover and the Inspector was trapped.  He yelled and pounded, but all ia  vain. Then Ms lantern went oui  The detective remained there for  soveral hours until a watchman, hearing the hammering, released him.  WESTERN - - HOTELS.  NJ5WMAUKKT   HOTKI,  Is the homo for all tourists and  millionaires visitiii"* New Denver, British Columbia.  A. JACOBSON. Proprietor.  HOTEL KEREMEOS  Opposite depot. Extensive alter  ations have recently been marie  rendering this hotel ��������� one of tlife  most comfortable in the interior.  A choice selection of liquors anil  cigars. New pool room and sample  rooms in connection.  Mrs. A. F. K1RBY  TIIJ3   IMIOI'INCIS 'llOTISTj  Grand Forks, 15.C, is in the centre  of the city, and furnishes the public  with ever}' accommodation at  reasonable rates.  Kmil Liii-huii, Proprietor,  THK   KASI.O    HOTKI,  Kaslo, B. C,, is a comfortable  home for ali who travel to that  city.  Cockle & Pupwortn.  HOTEL CASTLEGAR, Castlrgar Junction. All modern. Excellent  accomodations for tourists and  drummers. Boundary train leaves  here at 9 10 a.m.  W. H.   CAGE, Proprleloi  are a. great blessing in any country.  Tueke are signs of a labor war  in the Slocan. The last one cast a  shadow over the Silvery Slocan  that lasted for many years.  Is a month from know Teddy  Roosevelt will have dug up himself ont of the Snow-slide,- and be  able to tell ns how it happened.  For the past few days the baseball pitchers have been the greatest  men in New York. None of them  smoked any cigarettes while striving for the championship of the  world.  J ust eleven more days to Thanks-  giving and we havo not yet lassoed  a turkey. However while thero, is  time there is hope, and if the worst  comes to the worst we can sit down  to a meal of beans and bacon and  thank the Lord just the same.  zens in Saskatchewan, were killed  by the votes of those included  under the terms of the placard.  But the election law, wliich is the  law of Saskatchewan, says that in  order to vote one must be a British  subject of the full age of twenty-  one years.  It is feared in some quarters that  Japan will some day take British  Columbia. Japan is almost master  of the Pacific ocean, and is looking  for another place of settlement.  As the Kocky mountains make an  ideal barrier, British Columbia  will be an ideal place for the Japs  provided they can get it.  In the olden days tho Jewish  priests were in the habit of burning  animals on the altar as a peace  offering to God. The priests were  also wise in those days. They  would keep tho choice parts of the  animals for their own tables and  burn the inferior parts upon the  altar. This no doubt pleased God  just as much, and gave the priests  a chance to enjoy porterhouse  steaks at tho expense of the congregation.  Increases Rapidly  An excellent index to the prosperity of the country is the amount  of customs revenue. Increases denotes health and decrease indicates  decay. The customs department  of Canada had been administered  for years in ��������� a slip shod manner.  Business efficiency'was sadly lacking. Officers became careless and  tho 'country suffered. But the  change of government on September 21, 1911, swept out the old  regime and tlio appointment of  the Hon. Dr. Reid as the now minister introduced a new era.  It was not long before leaks were  plugged and officers of the service  feeling that circumstances had  changed becamo more earnest and  active. Dismissals were made.and  while the opponents of the new  minister endeavored to introduce  the plea of wrongful dismissal it  was found that in all cases the  country's interest wore placed before party.  But the effect of real business  methods was soon apparent, and  the Rip Van Winkles wero awakened. Tho real test is found in the  unprecedented increase for the first  six months of the present fiscal  year. Month by month the figures  piled up, and if the proportionate  increase is maintained the increaso  will soar past the thirty million  mark before the end of the year is  reached. Moro than that. Figures  just issued show that the increase  Beauty's Enemy  Miss Bille Burke, the noted actress, is writing a serii-s of letters in  several of the Canadian dailies. Jn  one recently she. dealt with the use  of.liquor by women.    She said:  "Just one first word. Liquor  not only ruins beauty, but it kills  respect.  ''The  other  evening   iu   one of  the  splendid   restaurants   of   New  York   I  saw a  number  of young  girls, noiio over e-igiil.i'i'n or twenty,  having what  they   thought was a  glorious    time.    There    wen!   six-  girls and  six men   somewhat older  than themselves, and the girls had  been drinking wino until their faces  were Hushed, their voices loud and  strident,   and  their manner  most  noticeable.    ITow    I    wanted    to  whisper to those thoughtless maids,  that if any of them wished to stand  well   with  any   one   of  the   men  present sho had better make soinc  excuse and go home  immediately.  "No man wants to see the woman  for  whom   he  cares  even slightly  under the  influence  of drink, and  tho man who will encourage a girl  to take a drink of liquor does  not  care what happens of her.    She is  nothing to him.  "Nothing will steal away your  good looks as will intoxicating  liquor. I have a friend who is  over fifty, and vvho^ when asked  the other day how she retained her  good looks, her youthful contours and expression, answered,  'In the first place, I never touch  spin tous liquor.' Not one woman  in the crowd about her could vie  with her in appearance, and not  one woman in the crowd who did  not think it necessary to occasionally at least sip a glass of wine. It  was an object lesson that lam sure  they will remember.  "Just   ono   last   word���������Liquor  m:iy oxhiliarato for the moment,  New Life Preserver.  Recent consular reports describe ������  new form of life preserver, which It  ia proposed to Introduce into the Gar-  inan Navy. It consists of two swimming oushiona bound together by  straps and arranged to lie upon tho  breast and back. The novel feature  of the apparatus Is an electric lamp,  which 16 worn on tho forehead. The  lamp burns three or four hours, and  is provided with a reflector, which  throws Its light for a distance of  several hundred yards at night. Tha  lifo preserver can ba buckled on la  five seconds.  SIJEUHKOOKK   HOUSK  Nelson; B. C. One minute's walk  from C. P. it station. Cuisine  unexcelled; Well heated and von-  tilated.  LAVINGE & DUNK, Propiietors-  TKKMONT    HOUSK  Nelson, B. C, is run on the American and European plan. Steam  heated rooms. All white labor.  Special attention paid lo dining  room.  Kiiiisomo & Oiiinplicll, Props,  GRANITE CREEK HOTEL  Granite Creek, B. C. Headquarters for miners, prospectors and  railroad men. Good stabling' in  connection. Tasty meals and  pleasant rooms.  II, GOODISSON, Proprietor  ALGOMA HOTEL  Deatlwood, 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  THE SIMILKAMEEN HOTEL  Princeton. This hotel is new, comfortable  wull-fnrnislicil, and is close to the railway  depot. Modem accommodation and sample moms.  SUMMERS & WARDLE, Proprietors  Woman Again  "I tell you you can't beat my wife  tor presence of mind," said tho man  at the club, proudly. "Listsn to this.  One day last week an old gossip ol  our neighbourhood called, and I left  her and wlfle alone In .the parlour.  "An hour later, having the impression that our callor had departed, I  bounced into the room with, 'So tho  old cat has gone, eh?' Well, as I  lifted my eyes, there was tho woman  herself In front of me. But my wife  ��������� bless her ��������� -was there with tha  goods.  '��������� 'Yes, dear,' she said, calmly, 'I  sent It to the cats' home In a basket  first   thing  this  morning."  Cuafcom Hou-se Officer. ��������� "Madam,  have you anything dutiable to declare ?"  Madam. ��������� "No, my trunk contains  simply wearing apparel."       .  Officer (after examination of said  trunk) ��������� "What do you call theso  six bottles of whisky?"  Madam. ��������� "Oh, those are nightcaps."  TULAMEEN HOTEL  Princeton,  B.   C .  is  the   headquarters   for   miners,   investors  and railroad men.   A   fine loca  tiou and everything first class  KIRKPATRICK & MALONE, Proprietors.  nmdicsvir,r,i'*  iioTjrcr..  Bridesville, K C. Tin's hotel is  within easy reach of all the leading  Boundary towns and the centre ol  a fine farming district.  TIIOitrAS   WAT.S1I,   Proprietor.  LAKBV1K1V    HOTICL  in Nelson, B. C, employs all  white help and is a home for the  world at jf 1.00 a day.  Nhji. Mullotti!, Proprietor.  Frank Fletcher  Pkovinoial Land Surveyor,  Nelson, E. C.  J. B. CAMERON.  Loading Tailor of the Kootonaya.  KASLO,    B.   C.  II. W. Farmer & Co.,  REAL ESTATE,  Rock Creek, B. C.  J. H. COLLDfSON  poplar master, increasing each year.  A. W.  CAMPBELL  Deputy Minister of Itallnays  and Canals.  A lofty aspiration flits through the  brain of most healthy men. Some as-  ptre to heights of poetry or art yet  untoucihed, some aspire to become  even more oratDricai than the incomparable Oicero; one man opined that  if ho could write the songs of a nation he didn't give a Teddy bear who  made the laws. This brings us to  Archibald WiBiaan Campbell, Depnty  Minister of Railway and ���������'��������� Canals, who  ls ���������content to let the lawmakers, songwriters, and so forth proceed and progress ad Mb., so long as he can help  to secure good roads for Canada. Ho  Is enthusiasts and consistent in this  desire. Years ago he was dubbed  "Good Roads" Campbell. It is a nickname that Is a credit to him, because  no man north of the 49th parallel  has done more to educate the people  to recognize the -value of good roads  than Mr. Campbell. He Is recognised  as <the greatest Irving authority In thda  Dominion on the subject. He does  not discriminate about roads; so long  as It is a road he knows the how to  build It Just now, of course, he is  principally interested In railroads.  "Good Roads" Compbell was born  ln WardsvlUe, Middlesex County, Ontario, in the year of grace 1863. Hte  parents were of good Scotch blood,  and kept a store in Wardsville.  Archibald WMMaim went first to tho  Public School in closest proximity to  the store, then he went to the Collegiate in closest proximity to the  Public School aforesaid. Then followed a postgraduate Collegiate course  in St Thomas, from whence he wont  to Toronto University to study civil  engineering. He graduated In 1886,  and from that year until 1800 he engaged in private practice as a civil  engineer in St Thomas. Then he accepted the poattton of City Engineer  hLltJ^?msa' "^ flHed the position  with diBitIngti!Whed success until 1896  It was at thia time the Ontario Gov^  ernment had hearkened unto many  agitations about the need for bettor  Toads^throughout the province. One  Archibald WrtHdam Campbell, Cttr  magtaear of St Thomas, had display-  ** A*1*^,rt tote-rat in road-making,  and had demonstrated he knew something abont the business.  He was tho vory man tlm Provincial Government needed, and he was  Chief Highway Commissioner for  Ontario   His duties were to educate'  ������T^ ,,' tUUnolat0' Propagato-in  fact do all he coU*d to get better  roads over all ffie territory the Legislature controlled. g  Jl^^T1"'', 0amPbel! tackled the  task with the vim only capable in the  -man who loves Ms work, and      ow  carried on .tha good work, with the*  results you can see to-day a Mover  :Ontorio    During the seven yoirs ^  "Poor old Professor Dreamer w������n*  home the other night and he knew  there was something he wanted to dfl,  but he couldn't think what it was."  "And didn't he remember It at all V  "Oh yes; afteT thinking about two  hours he realised that he had wan/ted  to go to bed early."  Caesar on landing in Africa happened to fall upon his face. To him thlB  would have been an unlucky augury  had he not transformed It Into a symbolical act by exclaiming as he touched the ground: "I take possession of  thae, 0 Afrlcal"  ARG������   TUNNEL  When you want a headstone or  monument write lo the Kootenay  Monumental Works, Nelson, B.C.  Subscribers are reminded that  The Ledge is $2 a year when  paid in ad vance. When not so  paid it is $2.50 a year.  The workings of the Argo  mine are only a short distance  from the centre of Greenwood  making 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  JAMBS McCREATH  Secretary.  ARMI is situated on the West Fork of the  Kettle river, at its junction with Wilkinson  creek, 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 Pentic  ton, 87 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 $250 each.  Invest your money at home,  For further particulars apply to  CARMI   TOWNSITE   CO.,  CARMI,      B.    C. THE   LEDGE,   GREENWOOD,   BRITISH   COLUMBIA.  TEMPERANCE  -*H'<m:-><,*$*x������X"X^  ���������t*  X  is all right if shorn of huuibuggery.  Too .much water 'drinking is  just  as injurious as too much liquor or  "j  ��������� anything else.  OUR PURE WINES  AND LIQUORS  *  v  ?  X  jf Greenwood Liquor gMipany, Importers, Greenwood, B. fr J  &<i>**>x*'������*>x^>^XmX'><m^  are medicinal if not abused. Every  household should have a moderate  supply of pure wines or liquors in  the closet for emergency���������cither  unexpected visitors or sudden illness, when a drop of pure liquor  in time may forestall all necessity  for drugs.  ^&������GS<S&G&Z2���������S������&���������������&&������G&&4&&S  P<  Dealers in Fresh and Salt Meats, Fish  and Poultry. Shops in nearly all the  towns of the Boundary and Kootenay.  Sale of Crown-Granted Mineral Claims for Delinquent Taxes in the Rossland  Assessment District  I HEREBY GIVE NOTICE that on Monday, the 4th clay of November, A. D. 1912, at the hour of 2 o'clock in the  afternoon, at the Court House, in the City of Rossland, I shall offer for sale at public auction the Crown-Granted Mineral  Claims hereinafter set out, of the persons in said 'list hereinafter set out, for the delinquent taxes unpaid by said persons on  the 30th day of June, A.D. 1912, and for costs and expenses, including the costs of advertising said sale,if the total amount clue  is not sooner paid.  LIST ABOVE MENTIONED.���������GREENWOOD MINING  DIVISION  ' NEW ADVERTISING SCALE.  The newspapers in Greenwood, Phoe-  uix and Grand Forks have adopted the  following scale for legal advertising:  Application   for   Liquor   Licence  (30 days) -. JJS5.00.  Certificate of Improvement Notice  (60 days) 27.50  Application to Purchase Land Notices (60 days) #7-50  Delinquent Co-owner Notices  (90  ' clays) .' ������10.00  Water Notices (small) $7.50  All other legal advertising, 12 cents a  line, single column, for the first insertion; and 8 cents a line for each subsequent insertion.  Nonpariel measurement  .JUL  EHOLT,. B,[]C,  OWNER  NAME OF.CLAIM  COPPER STREET, GREENWOOD, B.C.  ^mmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmK  I Greenwood to Phoenix Stage 1  I~ Leaves Greenwood Daily at 3 p. -m. 53  SE Arrives Greenwood Daily at 10 a. m. ~s  ST GREENWOOD OFFICE  CLUB CIGAR STORE ZS  I H.   M.   LAING,   PROPRIETOR 3  iiiiiiUiiUiiiuiiiiaiiiuuiiiiiiiiiUiiiiiiiiiiiiUiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiK  t^Q&e������S^t^������������������^^9ee09e99G990Q999999e9999999&9ei^������m99Q  ANALYSIS OF WATER.  Chlorine    S.14  Sulphuric Acid  363-43  Silica    74-29  Lime  84.57  Alkalies as Soda   s.or  Magnesia  232.00  Lilhia 86  Sulphuretted Hydrogen 32.00  Has recently been thoroughly  renovated and re-furnished, and  is uow the greatest health resort upon the continent. Natural hot water in baths, 124 degrees of heat. A course of baths  at Halcyon will cure nervous  and muscular diseases and eliminate rheumatism and nietalic  poisons from the system. The  water heals liver, kidney and  stomach complaints. The rates  are $2 a day up; or $12 weekly  up. PosLoflice, express and telegraph offices in connection.  9  11  11  fialcyon, B. ���������&  I milliam Boyd, Proprietor,      :     :      ijwvyvu, ������. *. ������  GREENWOOD and  MIDWAY STAGE  Leaves Greenwood for Spokane  at 7 a. m., and for Oroville at 2:30  p. m. Charles Russell.  Greenwood Cily Waterworks Company  TUNING  Mr. Charles E. King will visit  Greenwood at an early date. Leave  orders for guaranteed pianoforte  tuning at White's Drug Store.  Kerby, Forbes M   Barllett, E. E* & I'artlett, N. H   McMvnn, W. G,; McLaren, Donald; Greden, j  John N. & Tholl, N  j*  Buck, Francis P   Swanson, Victor R   Swanson, Victor, R   Manchestar, D.; Fuller, II. V. & Hall, Fred K.  Hallett, I. II.; Naden, G. R.; Mortimer, E. )  II.; Rendell, G. A. & Bayly, H. J )  Alaska Mining Co., Ltd ���������   Paton, J. N.; Kerby, F. M. & Thomas, A. R. ...  Kinney, Charles    '.   Kerby, Forbes M   Oppenheimer, S. S   Buck, Fraucis'P   Mulligan, John   Vancouver aud Boundary Creek Dev. & Mng. )  Co., Ltd   J  Orccnwood-Eureka Mng. Co., Ltd '   Hallett, I. II .'   Haas, J. C. & Johnson, S. M   Porter, Wm. J   Hallett, I. IL; Mortimer, E II.; Rendell, G )  A. &Bavly, H.J j  Johnson, S. M   Alaska Mining Co., Ltd   Haas, T- C. & McNicol, James    Highland Queen Con. Mng. Co   McArthur, Chas. J   Black, A. S   Haas, J.  C.J  Thomas, A.  R.; Paton, W. B. {  (Estate) & Kerby, F. M )  Buck, Francis B. P   Elliott, HughR.; Hamlin, Herbert and Wart- )  man, W. J f  Macy, Wm. & Law, W. M   Porter, W.J     Mcintosh,  Duncan;  Law,  W.   M.;   Hickey, )  Pat & Morgan, Henry L  j  Alaska Mining Co., Ltd   Haas, J. C. & Johnson, S. M   Porter, W.J   Tye, Charles H.; Mcintosh, Duncan & Hick- \  ev, Patrick  )  Paton', J. N.; Kerby, F. M. & Thomas, A. R. ...  Kerby, Forbes M   Paton,   W.   B.   (Estate);   Kerby,   F.   M. & {  Thomas, A. R )  Hallett, I. H ; Naden, G   R.; Mortimer,  E. )  H.j Rendell, G. A. & Bayly, H. J f  Alaska Mining Co   Graden, John N   Hallett,   I.   I-I.;   McDonald,   Alex.;  Moran, I  James & Mclntvre, M   Morgan,  I-I. L.; Hickey,  P.;  Miller,  F.  J,  Law, W. M. & Mcintosh, D   Haas, Jacob C. & Johnson, S. M   Hallett,. I.   H.;   McDonald,    Ale*;   Mnran, )  James & Mclntyre, M J"  Hallett,   I.   H.j   McDonald,   Alex;    Moran, )_  James & Mclntyre, M j  Greden, J. N.J Johnson, S. M.j Naden, G. R. )  & B. A. Development Co., Lid .J  Alaska Mining Co , Ltd   Naden, Geo. R   Hallett, I. H   Smith, L. A   Wood, Margaret J.; Wood, Robert; Wood, J. )  W. H. and Hodges, W. E J  McArthur, Win. E   Van Ardslen, Walter    Deadwood G. C. Mng. Co   Morrow, Thos R   Johnson, Sydney M   Birnie, James Stuart   Wood, J. W. II   Johnson, S. M.; Tye, C. H.j  Hickey,  P.  & {  Mcintosh, D >  Rand, Arthur E. & Leunie, Robert S   Ajax   Alameda    Alice    Anaconda    BarnatoFrac   Barnato   Bay Fraction   Big Bend     Big Four   Big Monte   Bull Dog   Buna Vista Frac  City View   Columbia   Copper Queen ...  Electric   LOT NO.  Eureka Fraction  Eureka Fraction .  Fog Horn    Four Paw   Gem   Golden Nugget ..  Crand Central ....  Great Hesper   Highland Queen .  Hope No. 2     Jolianm'sburg   Keestowe ,  Kootenay   Lead King   Little Chief.   Little Dalles   Little Ruth   Lulu   Magnetic    Maple Leaf   Mayflower Frac...  Monte Bravo   Montrose Frac....  Monte Reco   ':(  Morena Frac.  Napa .  Nellie.  No. 3  No. 9    North End ...  JtfiimToor One,,  Number Two ,  Owl     Paragon     Paymaster Frac.;..  Putnam   Queen of Sheba ....  Roderick Dhu   S. I. B. A   Silver Tip   St. Lawrence   Sunset ,  Thunder Hill     Triumverate Frac,  Twin    Viceroy Frac ,  Woodstock ....  2367  2876  2579  19.51  2865  2848  3285  2f>30  I58f  1239  '553  ,   156.S  '933  11149  '575  453S  3259  '457  3350  2632  3M2  1842  1887  "331  1S49 '  2072  1240  1932  2071  1406  262S  SSis  1584  920  1484  3554  1241  2654  1242  2631  1583  25S0  1846  SS2S  1291.  IS45  IS44  2395  -1582  892s  3150  IS59  59S  2SSI  1154  1253  206S  3143  1777  S19  1722  4207  TAXES  S13 00  9 50  13 00  10 25  2 00  13 00  11 50  11 00  12 50  10 75  32 00  5 75  13 00  10 25  11 25  ��������� 7 75  7 00  7 50  9 75  11 00  8 75  5 =0  11 25  13 00  12 25  11 25  9 00  7 75  13 00  8 75  12 75  11 75  9 50  12 25  10 75  3 00  12 50  12 00  8 75  4 50  12 CO  12 25  11 75  3 50  9 50  13 00  13 00  9 50  6 75  7 25  26 00  10 25  13 00  13 00  13 00  8 75  12 50  12 50  1 25  13 00  6 50  9 25  COSTS  $2 00  2 00  2 00  2 00  2 00  2 00  2 00  2 00  00  00  00  00  00  00  00  2 00  2 00  2 00  2 00  2 00  2 00  2 00  2 00  2 00  2 00  2 00  2 00  2 00  2 00  2 00  2 00  2 00  2 00  2 00  2 00  2 00  2 00  2 00  2 00  2 00  2 00  2 00  2 00  2 00  2 00  2 00  2 00  2 00  2 00  2 00  2 OO  2 00  2 00  2 00  2 00  2 00  2 00  2 00  2 00  2 00  2 00  2 00  2 00  TOTAL  $15 00  11 SO  15 00  12 25  4 00  15 00  13 50  13 00  14 50  12 75  34 00  7 75  15 00  12 25  13 25  9 00  9 50  11 75  13 00  10 75  7 50  13 25  IS 00  14 25  13 25  11 00  9 75  15 00  10 75  14 75  13 75  5 25  11 50  14 25  12 75  5 00  14 SO  14 00  10 75  6 50  14 00  14 25  13 75  5 50  11 SO  15 00  15 00  11 50  8 75  9 25  2S 00  12 25  15 00  15 00  15 00  10 75  14 SO  14 50  3 25  15 00  S 50  11 25  Dated at Rossland, B. C , this 2nd day of October, 7912  ADVERTISE II THE HE  LYNN CREEK DAIRY  :^  DELIVERED  To any part of thc city or district  J. AlcDONELL, Proprietor  SMOKE....  Mountaineer "and Kootenay Standard Cigars.    Made by  J. C. THELIN & Co., NELSON.  Don't Be HOODWINKED  WE NEVER CHANGE BRANDS  /.v.uv/.uv/r-JH  ARE A 1 QUALITY  TheBRILLIANTES  Are the Best Clear Havanas In Canada  Made bv Union Labor In the best Hygienic factory in Hie country.   Call for  them and tret value for your money Instead of rope  WILBERC & WOLZ. Prop. B.C. Clfjar  Factory, New Westminster, B. c.  ASSAY BR  E. W. WIDDOWSON, Assayer and  Chemist, Box 111108, Nelson, B. C.  Charges:���������Gold, Silver, head or Copper,  $1 each. Gold-Silver, or Silver-Lead,  $r.50. Prices for other metals: Coal,  Cement, Fireclay analyses on application. The largest custom assay office in  British Columbia.  STABKEY & CO.  *. NELSON, B. C.  MINING  BROKERS  PROSPECTS   BOUGHT   AND    SO^D  CANADIAN  Excursion  ares  To principal points in Eastern  Canada and United States  Tickets are First-class and will be on Sale  May 17,18, 24, 29; June 1,6,7, 8,13,14,  IS, 17,18, 19, 20. 21, 24, 25, 27, 28, 29,  and many other dates In July, August and  September.BLimited to IS days on eoine  Journey, c Good to return until October 31st.  Stopovers allowed.  Greenwood and Kootenay points to  WINNIPEG $ 60.00  TORONTO    91.50  MONTREAL,    105.00  St. JOHN, N..B  120.00  St. PAUL    60.00  CHICAGO     72.50  NEW YORK  108.50  BOSTON ���������' 110.00  Ask your local C.P.R.'Ticket Agent  for particulars regarding routes, limits,  stopovers, etc., and for excursion fares  to other points.  E. R, REDPATH,  Ticket Agent,  Greenwood, B. C.  J. A.'McDONAU),  Dislrict Passenger Agent,  Nelson, II. C.  J. KIRKUP  Collector, Rossland Assessment District  I.IQBOR   act,  Set*., is.  1910.  NOTICE is hereby Riven Mint, on the lirst day  of llcoomber next, upplieiition will be made to  the Superintendent of Provincial Police for  renewal of the hotel licence to pell liquor by retail in tlie hotel known as Crowell's Hotol, situate al. Midway, in the Province of British Columbia.  Dated tills 1st (lay of October, lOO  SAMUEL A. CROWEMj.  Applicant.  I.IQUOK   ACT,   1910.  . Sec. 12.  NOTICE is liorebv Riven that, on the lirst day  of December next, application will he made to  the Suiicrinhiiiilcnt of Provincial I'olico for  renewal of Iho hotel licence to sell liquor by retail in the hotel known as the Midway Hotel  situate at Midway, In the Province of British  Columbia.  Dated this 1st day of October, 11)12.  UERTHA C. THOMET,  Applicant.  LIQUOR ACT, 1910  Sec. 42.  NOTICE is hereby (riven that, on tbe first  day or December next,application will be made  to "the Superintendent of Provincial Police for  renewal of the hotel license to sell liquor by ie-  tail in the hotel known as the Riverside Hotel,  situate at Rock Creek, in the Province of British Columbia.  Dated this 1st day of October, 19U.  S. T. LARSEN,  Applicant.  Extra Municipal Wholesale Liquor Licence  NOTICE  IIOHOtt   ACT,  Sec. I-'.  1910.  NOTICE is hereby Riven that, on the llrst day  or Peceniber next, application will he made to  tbe Superintendent of Provincial Police for  renewal of tho hotel licence to sell liquor by retail in the hotel known as tlio Vcndome Hotel,  situate ut Anaconda, In the Province or Hritlsh  Columbia.  Datod this 1st day of October, 1012.  FRANK BELL.  Applicant  LIQUOR ACT. 1910  Sec.  '2  NOTICE Is licrebv (riven that, on the first  dav of December next, application will-be made  to the Superintendent of Provincial Police for  renewal of the hotel license to sell liquor by re-  tail lu the hotel known as the Spokane Hotel,  situate at Midway, lathe Province of British  Columbia.  Dated this 1st day of October, l'J12.  L. E. SALTER,  Applicant.  Notice is hereby given that on the 1st  day of December next application will be  made to the Superintendent oi Provincial Police for the grant of an Extra-  Municipal Wholesale Licence for the sale  of liquor in and upon the premises known  as the Greenwood Liquor Co., Greenwood,  B.C.  Dated this 1st day of October, 1912.  JAMES McCREATH  Greenwood Liquor Co.  IT.   THOMAS t  ^ CLOTHES CLEANED *  % PRESSED AND REPAIRED fe  I TAILOR ���������- GREENWOOD ������  iPJjP jP If -J-T jf ������f ** J-T fP J? K* rtf* J** J** ** J*-*  LIOUOH   ACT,   1910.  Sec.12.  NOTICE is liorcby (riven that, on the lirst day  or DecetnlKjr next, application will bo mado to  tho Superintendent of Provincial Police for renewal of the hotel licence to soil liquor by retail  In tho hotel known as the Union Hotel, situate  at Eholt, in the Province of British Columbia.  Dated this 1st day of October, Inn.  JOHN McKELLAK.  Applicant.  T.IQUOK   AOT,   19IO.  ���������Sec. I**.  NOTICE Is hereby Riven that, on the llrst day  of Dcoeiiihcr next, application will l>p mado to  the Superintendent of Provincial Police for ro-  nowal of the hotel licence to sell liquor by re-  tall In tho hotel known as the AlRoma Hotel,  situato at Deadwood, In tlie Province of British  Columbia.  Dated this 1st day October, 1!>12.  JAMES HENDERSON,  Applicant,  LIQUOR ACT, 1910  Sec. Al  NOTICE Is herebv glvou that on the lirst day  of December next, application will be made to  tlie Superintendent of Provincial Police for  renewal of the hotel licence to sell liquor bv  reUll lu the Hock Crook hotel, situate at Kock  Creek lu the province of British Columbia.  Dated this mt day of October, 1*112  T. K. HANSON  Applicant  ���������f.  'f.  w  '*.  ���������t.  ���������*  *6  V,  'a  %  %  %  %  ������&  %  %  %  **  CO., L/T'D.  **  *$  Saturday last stage leaves J  "Mother Lode 6 p. m. Returning, ^  leaves Greenwood 10 p. m. ������  Greenwood -Ifflce ^  AlORDEN   HOTEL !J  Leaves Mother Lode  9,30 a. in.  6:30 p. m.  Leaves Greenwood  2:00 p. tn.  8:30 p. tn.  About Float  Float is not a periodical.  It is a book containing 8G  illustrations all told, and  is filled with sketches and  stories of western life. It  tells how a gambler cashed  in after the flush clays of  Sandon ; how it rained in  New Denver long after  Noah was dead ; how a  parson took a drink at  liear Lake in early days ;  how justice was dealt in  Kaslo in '93; how the  saloon man outprayed the  women in Kalamazoo, and  graphically depicts the  roamings of a western  editor among the tender-  feet in the cent belt. It  contains the early history  of Nelson and a romance  of the Silver King mine.  In it are printed three  western poems, and dozens of articles too numerous to mention. Send for  one before it is too late.  The price is 25 cents,  postpaid to any part of the  world. Address all letters to  R. T. Lowery  GREENWOOD, B. C.  fl  llL  your Razors Honed  and Your Baths at  ������������������***������*H������,*#'M***������W*M������*'*^  t  ?  y  X  FRAWLEVS  IARBERSHOP  GREENWOOD,  John  JVEcJ^ellat*  Proprietor.  ���������*>������������������������������������  COUNTY COURT OF YALE.  A  SITTING or tho County Court of Yale will  ���������"���������    be holdcii at the Court House, Greenwood,  oil Tuesday the 11th dny Of November, 11)12, lit  eleven o'clock in tlie forenoon.  By order,  WALTER DEWDNEY,  Registrar C. C. of Y.  Synopsis of Coal Mining Regulations.  /"'OAL mining rights of the Dominion,  ^"* in Manitoba, Saskatchewan and Alberta, the 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  fi an acre. Not more than 2,560 acres  will be leased to oue applicant.  Application for a lease must be made  by the applicant in person to the Agent  or Sub-Agent ofthe district iu which the  rights applied for are situated.  Iu surveyed territory the land must be  described by sections, or legal sub-divi-  sious 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 rale 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 royaltj-  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 J 10.00 an acre.  For full information application should  be made to the Secretary ofthe Department of the Interior, Ottawa, or to any  Agent or Sub-Agent of Dominion Lands.  \V. W. CORY,  Deputy Minister ofthe Interior.  N.B.���������Unauthorized publication of this  advertisement will not be paid for.v  nelson, B. 0.  \V. O.  WISLI.S, Proprietor.  First-class in everything.  Steam heat, electric light,  private baths. Telephone  in every room. First-class  bar and barber shop.  'Bus meets all trains.  GRAND CENTRAL  -hotbij-  SBALED TENDERS addressed to the undersigned, and endorsed "Tender for Wharf  at Sci'iuour Arm. B. C" will bo received at  this office until 4.00 ii.m., on Tuesday, October  ���������20, I912, for the construction of a Pile Kent  "iVuarf at Seymour Arm, District of Cariboo,  B.C.  Plans, specification and form of contract can  be seeu and forms of tender obtained at this  Department and at tbe offices of C. C. Wors-  fold, Es<|., District ������iif.'iuoer.New Westminster,  B.C.. b\ W. Ayliner, Esq., District Engineer.  Chase. 1!.C��������� and oa application to the Postmaster at Scvmour Arm, B.C.  Persons tendering are notified that tenders  will not be considered unless made on the  printed forms supplied, and Milled with their  actual signature, statine; their occupations,  and places of residence. In the case of firms,  the actual signature, the nature of the occupation, and place of residence of each member  of the firm must bejriveu,  Each tender must he accompanied by an  accepted cheque on a chartered bank, payable  to the order of tho Honorable the Minister of  Public Works, equal to ten per cent, of the  amount of the tender, which will be forfeited if  the person teiulcriii|r decline to enter iutoa contract when called upon to do so, or fail to  complete the work contracted for. If the tender he not accepted the cheque will Ibe returned.  The Department does not bind itself to accept  the lowest or any tender.  Uy order,  it. C. DESROCUERS,  Secretary.  Department of Public Works,  Ottawa, September 27, 11112.  Newspapers will not be paid  for this advertisement if they insert it  without  authority  from tlie Department.���������27953  Opposite Postoffice, NELSON,*} B. C.  American and European Plans,  H. 1-T. PITTS, Prop.  CENTRAL HOTEL  PHOENIX.  One of the largest hotels in  the city.   Beautiful location,  fine*"rooms and tasty meals.  A. O. JOHNSON  PROP.  QUEEN'S   HOTEL,  PHOENIX      B.   O.  The Newest and Largest Hotel in  the City. Everything neat, clean  and comfortable. Steam heat and  electric light. Meals and drinks at  all hours.  CHISHOLM & HARTMAK    ���������    Props.  ON PARLE FRANCAIS  NATIONAL HOTEL  GREENWOOD, B. C.  The  Really Best House.  in the Boundary.  Recently Remodelled and  Strictly Up-to-Date;  Restaurant in connection  OWEN   B07ER  PROP.  WATER NOTICE  I, Charles Ludwig Johnson of Phoenix,  B. C., give notice that on th 20th day of  November, 1912, I intend to apply to the  Water Commissioner, at his office in  Fairview, B. C, for a licence to take and  use l/i of a cubic foot of water per second  from Nicholson creek, in the Siniilka-  meen district. The water is to be taken  from the stream at the north boundary of  Lot 1573s and is to be used on Lot 1573s  for irrigation purposes.  CHARLES LUDWIG JOHNSON  Dated September 23rd, 1912.  LOWERY'S CLAIM  During tho 37 months that Lowcry'e  Claim was on earth it did business all  ot'er the world. It was the most  unique, independent and fearless journal over produced in Canada, Political  and theological enemies pursued it with  the venom of a rattlesnake until the  government shut it out of tho nviils,  and its editor ceasad to publish it,  pa/tly on account of a lazy liver and  partly becauso it takes a pile of money  to run a paper that is outlawed. Ihere  are still 20 different editions of this condemned journal in print. Send iOcente  and get one or $2 and f>*et the bunch.  R. T. LOWEIIY,  Qreonwood,'B. C  NELSON HOUSE  NELSON.  European Plan.  Cafe open day and night.    Bar.  Merchant's lunch 12 to 2.  W. A. WARD  Phone 27.  PROPRIETOR.  P. O. Box 597.  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  CITV  Baggage  transferred to  any part" of the City. Furniture moved to any part of  the District.   General Dray-  ing of all kinds.  WINDSOR HOTEL  The Windsor Hotel is one of thc  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 steain 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.  it  i  I!  i  ii  ft  I  I  I  I  I  Plumber  and Tinner  I have taken over the  McArthur shop and am  prepared to execute all  orders for plumbing and  tinsniithing. Get yonr  stoves in condition before tho snow flies.  'jrj* jujijxsjijx jt ji jt jt ji ji ji ���������>������ ^^���������:>v<^x������>������>x������:������:������x������x*'':"X������>X":������������> I  SIDNEY OLIVER. L(  GEORGE CLERF.  ������  wi������>mmm3wmmm'':mmMM THE   LEDGE,   GREENWOOD,   BRITISH   COLUMBIA  CK>OOCK>CK>OOOCK>OCKK><>CH>0<><KK>0  |    BOUNDARY MINES    j  OOOOOOO CK>OCK>0<K>0O<>CK>CK>OO0O  Last week tlio Rawhide shipped  li, 1;"),'' tons of ore.  Last week the Granby mine  shipped 2"),418 tons of ore.  Last week the Granby smelter  treated 2.0,7.*5O tons of ore.  Lust week tlie Mother Lode  ��������� mine shipped 0,072 tons of ore.  Last week tho Greenwood  smelter treated 12,290 tons of ore.  Last week the Napoleon mine  shipped ''92 tons of ore.  Last week the IJclohor mine  shipped A2~) tons of ore.  Last week the shipments of  blister popper from the Granby  smelter amounted to -I,'!;*),000, a  total for the. year of 17,-1-1-1 ,i>00  pounds.  oooooooooooooo-oooooooooooo  |   B. C. MINING NEWS   f  00000 00000-0000000000000000  A mineral strike that is attracting a good deal of attention   was  Standard Mine.    Tt is needless  to  say that every member of the Silver  Standard Mining Co.  was delighted with the property.     They went  over  tlie  hill  carefully   and   saw  all that has been going on   during  the  past  season.     Supt.   Haskins  was  in  charge  of  tho party, and  ho knows how to show a property.  After    the    inspection   ��������� and    it  might    be.    mentioned    that   Mr.  Ketalliek, who lias  examined  the  mine,    ou    two    other    occasions,  staled   that  there  was   absolutely  no doubt about the  Silver  Standard being one of  the,  bust  producers in the country--the, owners of  the   property    got    together   and  decided   upon   plans  for   the   immediate development on  a  much  larger   sealn   than   lias   been   attempted   on  any  property in this  district.    The  first  thing  will  be  to enlarge the camp to  accommodate a strong force of  men   which  is to be employed as fast as things  are,   ready.    A   compressor  plant  has been  ordered   for   immediate  shipment and it is  expected   with  enthusiastic,    over  The  new  trail   wil  he   property,  go  up   from  Houston, a very pretty townsite  in Pleasant Valley and one wliich  has a large farming (.���������mumunity  tributary to it. The mine will be  only about sixteen mile.** from the  railway at that town, and the  concentrator, when built, will be  at the mine **,'< l.hi*ru is ground,  and lots of water and fuel. The  ore is copper, lead and zinc, with  fair gold values.--Omineea Herald.  the Missouri GiRi  HELP THS  GIRLS  in   tbe   next   ten   days.      Steam  made al; Deep creek the other day J drills  are  ordered  and  all   other  by  Geo.   .Hazelton,   Dick   Rogers  and  Joe  Burgon,  while prospecting  in   that  district.    Samples of  oro   from    two    of   their    claims  were  sent  to  Hazelton for assay,  and returns received by  last  mail  show one to run ������9-1 in  gold  and  817.44   silver   per   ton,   and   the  other  S54  in gold,   S.12.7J   silver,  ?").7S  copper and ������24. lead.    The  first sample was assayed  for gold  and  silver only.     The party  are  now on their claims doing surface  work and endeavoring to ascertain  as  near as  possible tlie extent of  the showings.    Several other prospectors left for the scene when tbe  character of the ore became known.  Tbe new iind is located about ten  miles   up   Deep   creek   from   the  wagon road bridge, which is fourteen  miles south of Aldermere.���������  Alderinei'e News.  Messrs.  Jensen  Bros,  have returned from the Ingonica country  where tliej- have been  prospecting  in the placer fields since the  middle of February last.    They  have  had a long season  and  met  with  considerable   success.      Although  they weie the only prospectors in  the   district   this   year   tiliey   are  just as  confident as   ever   about  the   country   and   say  that  next  year will see several  more placer  men on the ground.    They  themselves will lie in shape to take, out  considerable gold  next   season.���������  Omineea Herald.  necessaries    in    connection    with  tlie   new   plants.      Upon   arrival  they  will  bo installed, and  then  the heavy work will start.      Ono  of  tho  first  big jobs   undertaken  will be a crosscut tunnel from   the  250-foot level in thc main shaft on  -No.   2   vein   to  tap  all the upper  veins, including Wo. 3 vein, wliich  is now looking up  so  well.    This  will open up several of the largest  veins und put the mine in  shape  to be a permanent aud continuous  shipper.    It is*estimated that from  this work forty tons per  day  can  be taken out for tho smelter.��������� Om  iueca Herald.  Saturday night's train brought  to "New Hazelton, J. W. Stewart,  P. Welch, John L. Retalliok, a  mining expert from Kaslo, B. G...  and Angus Stewart. At New  Hazelton they were joined by H.  L. MeHtigh, and on Sunday they  all   went out to  visit the   Silver  The Morrice River country, is  receiving a great deal of attention just now as the result of the  work being done on the group of  claims recently bonded by Frank  A. Brown and Lou "Wood. A  couple of weeks ago Lou came in  with some samples that mado thc  property take ou an air of something big. On Wednesday, Frank  Brown came in with some more  samples taken from a point ten  to fifteen feet' deeper. The ore  is getting a finer grain and looks  much better. Frank states that  they have what he believes to be  the greatest producer in Northern British Columbia. It is a  low grade concentrating proposition but they have so much ore  that it will take man}' years with  a big plant and a big bunch of  men to work it out. They have  three parallel veins which will  give over twenty-five feet of ore,  and Frank states that with a very  few thousand dollars ho can bloek  out two hundred thousand tons  of ore that will average twenty  dollars   or    better.    He   is   very  Girls are coining into Canada in  tens  of  thousand.''.    The   country  needs them, and ought, to ear,", for  them.    And.the .best  kind   of care  is personal,   not oflirinl.    "A girl  friend   for   every   stranger"   is a  grand motto.    What,  is needed is  the co-operation of tens of  thousands of groat-hcarled, broad-minded, democratic  women,   who   will  welcome the  strangers as guests,  steer them away from the dangers  that beset the lonely and friendless,  and help to cure the dread disease  of home sickness.  Class prejudice may exist among  workers  and ������������������domestic service  be  rated lower than  it  deserves.    At  the same   time,  there are   many  complaints  of the scarcity  of  domestic    helpers.    Let    those   who  feel thc need take the lead in raising  domestic   service   to   its  rightful  honored  place.    Then    it  will  be  easier to dispel the prejudices that  exist in the minds of workers.  Few of us rcalizn the situation of  a girl who comes to Canada from  other lands, or to the city from the  country���������the culling oft' of familiar  associations, the appalling loneliness and homesickness the narrow  life in the boarding house, the craving for company thnt. makes the  stranger seek the bright and crowded streets.���������Toronto Star.  MANUFACTURING JEWELER  The Only Up-to-Date Optical    ftLJ*���������*  Department in tlie Interior.    l^CiSOn,  JUe     '���������W*  AUDITORIU  ONBAY, OCT.  FRED     RAVMOND  Announces his Famous Successful Domestic Comedy  FRANK  1*.  FARRKIJ,  Funniest nf All Stage Coiiunedians.    Appearing with "The Missouri Girl," nt the  : Auditorium, Monday, October 2rst.  issouri  THE SALMON CATCH  Reports to the Fisheries Department indicate thatthe. soekeye run  on the Fraser has been exceptionally good this autumn, even better  than expected by the canners.  The  pack this 3'ear will exceed 100,000  cases,  as   compared   with   oS.OOO  cases last year.    The Rivers Inlet  pack  is   also   exceptionally   good  this year, the  best for  numerous  years, and canners of the Naas are  'also  fully satisfied, while  reports  from  outlying   canneries    of   the  north are equally gratifying.    The  Skeena  has  been    in   a   measure  disappointing, the pack there showing a fall off, hnd  being  oonsider-  abby under that of last season,  not even barring the last bull fight  he  witnessed   in   Mexico.    There  was also a touch   of  beauty  to the  scene.    The  lights  from  tjie   car  shining on either side of the agile  animal   made a picture that   an  artist  would   have  travelled  over  oceans and continents to have seen.  And as for danger.    Had  the deer  stumbled and fallen,   there  would  have been an overturned   automobile   and   probably   two motorists  seriously injured.  Had thero been any spectators  to tlie race, they would have been  puzzled whether the deer and the  streak of light passing the country  was really Roosevelt's bull moose  seeking safety in the mountains  fastnesses or that Santa Clans had  become confused in his dates.���������  Grand Forks Sun.  these conditions."  It was'also stated that tho now  steamships would be equipped with  all the other latest devices making  for safety, such as wireless appar  atus, search light, submarine sig  nals, and from   the very moment  they are assembled,  tbe  members  of the crew will he trained in   life  saving, tire and other drills, which  are the feature of all  this company's steamships.  BIG SHOW COMING  r~  ifflade from grape Cream of Tar*  tars absolutely free from alum.  For   sixty years   American   housewives have found Dr, Price's Cream  Baking Powder a guarantee of light,  pure and wholesome food.  mju j -.������*m ������m.u ~ Hl, |.  im I wtttaMAf Wi  A NOVEL RACE  E.  E.  Gibson  and  James   Mc-  Ardle  returned  to  the  city from  Christina lake last Friday in Mr.  Gibson's    automobile.    When    a  short distance this side of Gilpin  the gentlemen  espied a big buck  deer leisurely trotting in the middle of the road a quarter of a mile  ahead of the car.    Mr. Gibson desired   a   close   inspection   of  tlio  animal, and turned on all tho reserve power in his machine.    In a  few seconds the car was within two  or three feet of the deer.    Then  the deer got a whiff of the gasoline  odor, and  he realized tliat it was  time to quicken bis pace,    Ahead  for two  miles was a  straight and  smooth road, with no break in the  high barb-wire fence that encloses  the highway.    The deer evidentally  knew that it  would  bo a race for  life,  and   the speed ho developed  has never been equalled on a race  track.    Ho kept this up for two  miles; and all this time the car was  a few feet behind him.    It was an  even race���������the deer was unable to  gain on the car, and the car could  not run down the animal.    At tho  ond of the two miles there was a  break in  tho fence,  and the deer-  bid adieu to his pursuers, and vanished in the darkness.  Mr. Gibson described the race as  Manager MacAstocker of the  local play house takes great pleasure in announcing to the people of  Greenwood and vicinity that be  has succeeded in securing Fred  Raymond's great comedy success  "The Missouri Girl" for date of  Monday, October 21 here.  This is the same show exactly  that plays Regina, Calgary and all  the larger cities.  The company carries  two  complete sets  of special  sconery, tho  smaller of  which will   fit the local  stage  very  nicely,   thus  insuring  the complete production   the same  as seen in the regular city theatres.  As the management here is under  a very  heavy  expense in securing  this excellent attraction, it is to he  hoped that  local theatre-goers will  appreciate bis effoits to give them  first class  attractions, by packing  the house on the. above date.  Tickets may now be secured at  Logan's Jewelry store, prices 7.r>  cents and $1.00, children 2/5 cents.  ADVERTISING  Advertising is one of the most  important branches of any regulated business. The business man  who carries a first-class stock and  has an up-to-date store with a  j good staff of clerks may bo laboring under the mistaken idea tbat  he is all ready to begin, and that  all be has to do is to open his  doors and await the inrush of  customers. He makes a sad mistake if lie tries this plan. The  purchasing public want an invitation to call and inspect good,   and  A Series of Comic Surprises.      Startling Situations  and Thrilling Climaxes  A Drama that appeals to all that is  Pure and Noble in Human Nature    '  A Masterpiece of Stage Pictures Bubbling  With   Merriment  New Songs    New Dances    New Music  ADVANCE SALE AT LOGAN'S JEWELRY STORE  Admission     -    25c, 75c and $1.00  ANNUAL MEETING       p^^^^mmsm^m^mmsmm  Greenwood FEED Store 1  The postponed Annual General Meeting of the Greenwood City Waterworks  Co. will be held in the Company's office  at Greenwood, on Thursday the 17th'day  of October 1912 at 10 o'clock in the.morning,' for the transaction of the general  business ofthe Company and the election  of a Board of Directors.  ROBERT G. PIARGREAVES,  Acting Secretary.  8'  Get Your FEED  from US  notice of dissolution      1 Adams & Brown, Props, jjf  above all, the,}' want to know  where to be ablo to purchase to  tho beat advantage���������in othor words  how to mako a dollar go the farthest. Tho only way the merchant can impart this knowledge  is through  the local   paper.    He| into ymr cheeks and eyeg  NOTICE is hereby given that the  partnership heretofore subsisting between  us, the undersigned, as II. W. Fanner &  Co., in the village of Rock Creek, has  this day been dissolved by mutual: consent All debts owing to the said partnership are to be paid to IT. W. Farmer,  at Rock Creek, B. C, and all claims  against the said partnership are to be  presented to the said II. W. Farmer, by  whom the same will be settled.  Dated at Rock Creek, B. C, this 12U1  day of October, 1912.  II.  W.  FARMER  W.  H.  GLOSSOP  Witness:���������F. E. Glossop.  I PHONES  5L and 5R ������  01. CIGAR STORE  COPPER STREET, GREENWOOD  might daily stand in front of his  store and shout until he is hoarse,  hut the sound would not reach the  ears of the customers in tho rural  districts. The only way he can  hope to reach tho aforesaid is  through the columns of the paper.  Incidently, to give you a quiet  tip���������this is the paper that reaches  the purchasing public in this vicinity.  Remember a perfect circulation  can compete with tho greatest  painters of the world in coloring.���������  Lilian Russell.  ' tlio most exciting event in his life,  SAFE BOATS  In speaking of the two new  steamships tho Empress of Russia  and the Empress of Asia which tho  Canadian Pacific Railway is building for service on the Pacilic  Ocean between Canada and the  Orient, a C. P. R. ollicial remarked  recently tbat he felt justilicd in  saying that the two new boats  would be the safest vessels afloat.  "Iu preparing the plans of the  new   Empresses,"   he   remarked,  "wo took particular care to make  provision for all exigencies, and as  a  result the  boats aro as near to  being unsinkable as can   bo built.  The   new   Empresses   are   being  built   with   double   bottoms   and  watertight compartments, the latter being   numerous   and   closely  placed.   .-Ordinarily, if the ship is  designed' to float witli only   two  comparfcnients flooded, a sufficient  margin of safety is thought to havo  been allowed, but in the cases of  of tho ne!  Empress  Mill lloalj  lli"ne an  ���������v* Empress of Russia and  of Asia, should four compartment   be   flooded   they   will  In the matter of safety  Mi' first vessels to fulfil  Get the Air  Very few women take a breath  deeper than the throat, while tho  correct breathing should bo as deep  as tho waist line.  Few women bathe properly with  hot water and soap, followed by a  cold spray, then a rubbing with a  coarse towel until a friction is produced which puts the body in a  glow.  Few women walk properly, in  the open with sonsiblo shoes and  comfortable corsets.  If women  did tho things daily  that stirred  their blood to quick  action,  they  would not bo white  and pasty of complexion and mind.  Few women eat properly of good  wholesome food correctly cooked.  A diet of oatmeal is a wonderful  cure for thick stagnant skin.  Perhaps nothing is more detrimental to a good complexion than  white bread and biscuits. Hence  tho ruddy complexion of tho Germans, who never oat any but brown  bread.  Give us live looking women. Get'  up in tho morning,move about. If  you cannot get out into the air for  a walk to stir your blood, then stir  it in some other way, by exercise  of some sort.  Do away with candy and pastry.  Clean out your stomach and broatho  flooply.    Cause tho blood to get up *  BRIEFLETS  Tlie eye of a master will do more  work than his hand.  A poor example is tho best sermon.  Despair ruinssomo, Presumption  many. .  "Write injuries in  dust,   benefits  in marble.  The family of fools is ancient.  Necessity never mado a bad bar  gain.  Pipe Fitting's of all  kinds.  Pipes   Repaired  on  Short Notice.  J. NANKERVIS  -  PROPRIETOR  LAND ACT  District  Similkameen Land District.  ofYale.  TAKE notice that I, William Damery  of Calgary, occupation Accountant, intend to apply ror permission to purchase  the following described lands:--  ���������-..::.Commencing at a post planted at the  north-.west corner of pre-emption No.  365s, thence west So chains, thence south  20 chains, thence east 80 chains, thence  north 20 chains to this post.  WILLIAM DAMERY.  uth day of September, 1912.  llIHIlfl  649  EVERY part of every  Fit-Reform Suit is  tailored by an artist ��������� a  specialist���������on this part of  the workmanship.  It is Artistic Tailoring that  has done so much to make  Fit-Reform the wonderful  success it is.  *  Have .you seen the latest  fall styles in Fit-Reform  Suits?  W. ELSON,  Greenwood, B. C.

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