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Around Home  (F-  Birthday   Cakes  Decorated,   also  Christening Cakes  from 60 cents  William C. Arthurs  THE  BREAD '& CAKE BAKER  Vienna Bakery,- Greenwood  ���������**���������=  Jf  r  ���������\  KENNEDY  WALTER   G.  GREENWOOD,  B.  C.  WHOLESALE   AND   RETAIL  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.  A. LOGAN & Co.  GREENWOOD.     -     B. C.  St. Jude's Anglican Church  Advent Services: Matins aud  Holy Communion, n a.m.;  Sunday School,2:30 p.m.; Evensong, 7:30 p.m; Evensong and  Litany, Fridays, 7:30 p.m.  Rev. Franklin Watson, Vicar.  t  >  (1  U  (li  ���������I liilf  \.  A Full Stock of First Class Pipes.        Pipe  Repairs  . a  Specialty.  J  THE CANADIAN BANK  OF COMMERCE  CAPITAL, $15,000,000  REST, $12,500,000  i  DRAFTS ON FOREIGN COUNTRIES  Drafts on the principal cities in the following countries issued without  delay:  Russia  Servla  Slam  Siberia  South Africa  Spain  Straits Settlements  Sweden  Switzerland  Syria  Turkey 8.7  United States  West Indies, etc.  These draft9 can be drawn in sterling, francs, marks, Jire, kronen, yen,  taels, roubles, etc., according to the money of the country in which they  are payable. This enables the payee to obtain the exact amount intended.  SAVINGS BANK DEPARTMENT  J. T. BEATTIE,    -   ��������� Manager of Greenwood and Rock Creek Branches  Africa  Cuba  Macedonia  Arabia  Denmark  Malta  Argentine Republic  Egypt  Manchuria  Armenia  Finland  Mexico  Australia  Formosa  New Zealand  Austria-Hungary  France  Norway  Belgium  Gcrmuny  Pannmu  Brail! ���������  Greece  Persia  Bulgaria  Holland  Peru  Ceylon  Icelund  Philippine Islands  Chill  India  Poland  China  Italy  Portugal  Crete  Japan  Roumanla  ROOMS   TO    LEI  In the Swayne House, Silver  Street. Clean, private and comfortable rooms in a quiet locality  at reasonable rates. Hot aud cold  baths free to guests.  CARD OF THANKS  I wish to sincerely thank the  many kind friends who extended  their aid and sympathy to me  during the recent sad bereavement  caused by the death of my partner  aud nephew, Austin J. Logan.  Bert. Logan.  VOTES FOR WOMEN  Bank of Montreal  ' ESTABLISHED 1817       :  Capital, all paid up, $16,000,000    Rest, $16,000,000.  UNDIVIDED   PBOFITS,   ������l,85B,185*3a  f   .  Hon. President: Lord Strathcona and Mount Roval, G. C. M.G.  President: R. B. Angus, Esq.  Vice-President: Sir E. S. Cuhjston, BarT.  General Manager: H. V. Mbrbditii, Esq.  Branches in London, En������. {^  Buy aud Sell Sterling Exchange and Cable Transfers.    Grant Commercial and  Travellers' Credits, available in any part of the world.  SAVINGS BANK DEPARTMENT'"^UkX',lt  Greenwood Branch  -  C. B. Winter, Mgr.  mm  A very lmformal meeting* was  held at the home of Mrs. F. W.  McLaine last Thursday to hear  Miss Davis, who is the Organizing Secretary of the Woman's  Political Equality League of  British Columbia. It was a pity  that there was not sufficient time  to organize a large meeting.  However Miss Davis is returning  to hold a public meeting' in the  Auditorium on Thursday evening,-November 28th, when a farce  entitled "How The Vote Was  Won" will also be presented. All  those who are interested in  Woman's Suffrage should make a  point of being present to hear  this important subject cleverly  and charmingly handled. Miss  Davis will also hold a meeting in  St. Jude's Guild Hall, 4 p. m.  Thursday afternoon tor the pur.  pose of organizing a chapter of  the League in Greenwood, All  those who are interested arc requested to be present.  ��������� The Liberals held a meeting in  Phoenix last night.  "Lard is still 81.50 for lOlbs at  Brown's, Ferry, Wash."  A fireproof garage will be built  in Grand Forks next spring.  C. Kinney has received a carload of lumber for retail purposes.  The New Zealand hotel at  Hedley was burned last Friday.  . Mrs. Cliff-'Russell is visiting  her parents in Bassauo, Alberta,  . The boys began skating upon  the ponds around Greenwood last  Monday.  For Sale.���������One, 30 inch Box  stove,' $4 00. . Kinney's Blacksmith shop.   '���������  Born,���������In Anaconda, on November 25, to Mr. and Mrs. Sam  Bombiui, a daughter.  , ���������_���������  C. j. Leggatt is-, attending  supreme court in Vancouver. He  will return next week..  E. F. Laws of London England has bought the Cooper  ranch at Grand Forks..  Men's moderate priced working  shoes. Made in Canada. . L. A.  Smith &Co., Anaconda.  In Phoenix the Ski Club is  making arrangements to hold a  dance upon December. 20.  Christmas tree ornaments and  Christmas stockings at bargain  prices at W. G. Kennedy's.  Born. ��������� In Anaconda, Montana,- on November 8, to Mr. and  Mrs. F. K. Brunton, a'daughter.  A choice range of novelties and  fancy goods for Christmas buyers  is on hand' at W. G. Kennedy's.  Clarence Salter of Midway is  spending a few days in-town, obtaining treatment for-an infected  left hand.  Fok Saw-:.���������A pair of $5 Automobile'skates ou -63.50 hockey  boots, size Gj4, as new. Willcox,  Ledge'office.  The party who stole a wheelbarrow from The Ledge is known,  and will be arrested if it is not  returned at once.  There are several petty larceny thieves in the city, who are  addicted to stealing chickens and  other small articles.  Theo Biner has sold the Hotel  Colin at Grand Forks for $14,000  to Sam Matthews and Frank  Peterson of Phoenix.  'We have just receiyed a case of  grape fruit. Did you ever try  them with grape juice? L. A.  Smith & Co., Anaconda.  Alter visiting her sister, Mrs.  Dan Biner for several months,  Mrs. Cuatek returned last week  to her home in Olympia.  Buyers for Christmas trees will  find hig-h-class confectionery at  lower prices than in any previous  year at W. G. Kennedy's,  F. K. Brunton is getting his  residence ready to receive his  wife and family who will arrive  from Montana in a few days. .  W. Jenks, George Rogers and  Alex Shaw returned from a very  successful hunting trip near Canyon City, having killed eleven  deer.  There will be a grand masquerade ball in Hanson's Hall,  Rock Creek, upon Friday evening,  December 20. Get your costume  ready.  Cheese Galore! On with the  Dutch lunch I Roman, Swiss,  Limberger, Cream and Ingersoll  bricks, L. A. Smith & Co., Anaconda.  Arthur John Ellis and Mrs,  Mary Atkins, both of Phoenix,  were married in Greenwood on  Tuesday, by the Rev. Franklin  Watson.  After a residence of over twenty  years.in the Kettle Valley, Mrs.  Cooper, and. the Copper Bros.,  are movingj'to the coast from  Grand Forks.  After spendjng the summer on  his ranch near Chewclah, Charles  Stalls is again knight of the range,  in   Jim    Marshall's   celebrated  Cigar tickets on the Club Cigar  store will be exchanged at Walter  G. Kennedy's lower store where  accounts due the Club Cigar store  are to be paid.  The' "'officers of the Phoenix  Curling club are:, J. A. Miller,  president; J. F McDougall, vice-  president; and A. F. Geddes, secretary-treasurer.  ��������� Mrs. Henderson has bought a  pool table from Walter G. Kennedy. This will add greatly to  the attractions of the Algoma  hotel in Deadwood.  Service in the Presbyterian  church next Sunday, December  1st, at 7:30 p. m., Sunday School  and Bible Class 2:30 p. m. Rev.  J, R, Munro Pastor.  Basket ball is becoming the  rage in Phoenix. The high balls'  still hold the age in Greenwood,  while the snowballs are com-  pietely'out of sight.  Walter G. Kennedy has closed  the Club Cigar store. Walter's  wholesale business ��������� is looking  healthy, and this, with his other  store demands all his time .and  attention.  Poker is evidentally the National game in this city, although  it sometimes requires an air-ship  to reach it, It it flops into the  cellar the, police might find it  with an XRay..  A telegram received in the city  on' Tuesday, stated that Lyda  Dunham took poison, atidL^was  found dead outside the door of her  house in Ferguson. ^The unfor-  tunat woman left Greenwood  about two weeks ago.  Beginning next Monday Chas,  Russell will operate a stage line  between Midway and Westbridge.  Bart Ingram will run the stage  between Carmi and Westbridge  making connection with Charley's  line afthe'latter point.' ."' " ":'r '���������  The old Yale estate' at Grand  Forks has been, sold to a Winnipeg company, who will cut it  up iuto five and ten acre fruit  farms. The land in question  consists of 500 acres,. and was  one time owned by John Manly.  i*^?=������>^*^55^  I Western Float  Roses were picked in Kaslo last  week.  St. Elmo expects a boom in the  spring.  A machine shop has been opened  in Kelowna.  The planing mill at Gerrard will  run all winter.^  A Frontier Club has been organized at Lillooet.  Hay was 816 a ton in Vernon  twenty years ago.  A cannery will be built at Summerland next year.  Owing to'a lack of snow there is  a wood famine in Quesnel.  The new post office at the mouth  of Mud river is called Chilco.  In a year the Indians in Canada  earn over live million dollars.  Celery is a little less than eight  cents a pound in New Denver.  J. O. Williamson is the new  postmaster at South Fort George.  Potatoes are 880 a ton at Fraser  Lake, and grain ten cents a pound.  The Imperial Oil Co. has 8,000  gallons of oil stored near Penticton.  ,Mr. ' Eggert from Atlin has  opened a jewelry,store in Penticton.  Ten residents of Summerland  are going to 'England for Christmas.  CITY COUNCIL  The regular meeting of the City  Council was held on Monday evening.  A letter was read from the secretary of the TJ. B. C. M. re the  payment of a solicitor to watch all  legislation at Victoria, with a view  of guarding every portion of the  province from an enactment adverse, and foster all measures tending to the advancement of the  whole, or any part thereof, Greenwood^ asseosment being $10. The  letter was received and filed, and  instructions given to remit the 810  as requested.  A letter was read from C. S.  Galloway asking if he could redeem  his property on Copper street, next  to the Imperial hotel. Permission  was granted.  The following accounts were  ordered to be paid: The Ledge,  810; Chas. Bing, $5; B. C. Copper  Co., 85.10.  The water committee was' instructed to dig np the meter at the  C.P.E. station, and have it tested.  The Mayor, Aids. Wood and  Dixon were appointed a Court of  Revision on the Voters list. Court  will be held Tuesday, December  10th at 10 a. m.  Aid. MoKee gave notice that he  would introduce an election by-law  at next regular meeting.  It was decided to ask for tenders  for twenty ricks of fir and tamarac  wood.  Council adjourned until December 9.  For twenty-five years C. A.  Phair has run a store in Lillooet.  Molson expects to get a creamery  and flouring mill within the next  yean  The building of the government  office at Fort Fra9er has been completed.-,  The ice surface in the new skating rink at Silverton will be 50 by  200 feet.    *  George Stillman of Spokane will  start a wagon box factory in Medicine Hat.  ' A K. P. lodge has been organized  in Penticton with forty-three charter members.  The police have shut out pea  pool,- and slot -machines, -in -South  Fort George. ' - -  ��������� -,  . In Vancouver recently^ a man  was sent to jail, for stealing a set  of false teeth'. ;  English farmers have recently  bought some land not far from  Poplar Creek.  The steel is laid for two miles  west of Penticton on the Kettle  Valley railway.  All the mines around Ainsworth  now have telephone connection  with that town.  Jim Hickey and Nick Schug,  have found five feet of coal near  Graham Island.  Creamery butter is forty cents a  pound in Vernon, and fresh eggs  sixty cents a dozen.  All the hydraulic claims in the  vicinity of Barkerville have quit  work for the winter.  H. C. Thomlinson has been appointed manager of the skating  rink in New Denver.  The Merritt Herald will buy  more type, and move into new  quarterfa next January.  A colony of Seventh Day Ad-  ventists are arranging to start a  colony on Graham Island.  M. C. Gray of Pullman, Wash.,  will establish a big stock farm on  the Fraser, at Salmon river.  * George E. McLaughlan has been  appointed manager of the hockey  team in South Fort George.    .  In some parts of the Nicola Valley beavers are so numerous, that  they have damaged the crops.  C. Knutson of Spokane expects  next year to build an hotel at Penticton, that will cost 8120,000.  Frank Peacock has been appointed superintendent of the Diamond Vale coal mine at Merritt.  Merritt is a busy town,  for anjr'  place, where, the river passes thru  the town, you can see the beavers  bnilding dams. '   '   ",       '    ������  The largest crabs in the world  are found at Naden Harbor, and a  cannery will soon be put up at that  point to can them.  At Hope a breed was fined 850  for selling liquor to Indians. , For  the same offense his wife was sent  three months to jail.  There will be a winter carnival  at-Hazelton, early in January.  The leading feature will be long  distance dog team races.  Sir George Doughty of Grimsby,  England, has become largely interested in the fishing 'business at  the Queen Charlotte Islands. *    *  Murdock Mclntyre has built an  annex to his hotel in Merritt. All  the rooms in this hotel are now  supplied with hot and cold water.  A tourist hotel is being planned  for Kelowna. It will be built' in  the park, contain -seventy-five  rooms, and cost more than 8100,-  000.  ���������  Captain A. R. Harman has returned to England for the winter.  With his partners he recently invested ������40,000 in land near Kelowna. '  The Triumph is the largest trawler on the Pacific coast and recently arrived at Queen Charlotte  from Grimsby, England. It meas-  sure 124 feeo and is 12G tons.  By 1914 the C,P.R. will have a  double track between Fort .William  and Calgary. A little later the  line will be doabled-tracked between Calgary and Revelstoke.  Ainsworth wants electric -lights.  It is about time, _ for the camp has  been lit with oil, candles and the  moon ever since Charley Olsen got  out of his canoe at that point in  1883.  Since the middle of last July  o^pr 500 carloads of farm produce  have been shipped from Armstrong.  Little wonder that it takes six men  to run the Bank of Montreal in  that town..  Twenty years ago Curly Robinson was running a restaurant in  the Palace -hotel-'-at -Kaslo.'��������� Al-'"  though he had two cooks on the  night shift Curly went broke thru  a variety of causes.  W. H. Edmonds who recently  died in Vancouver had been in  control of the Land Registry at  Kamloops for thirteen yours. He  was forty-three years old, and" a  native of New Westminster.  The Dominion government has"  put up a telephone line, between  Fort Fraser and Fort St. James, a  distance of thirty-five miles. This  line has reduced the price of messages from Fort St. James from 87  to fifty cents.  While working on the C.N.  railway near Tranquille the other  day the steam shovel operators  found 147 rattlesnakes in their  dipper. The snakes were benumbed with the cold when tho  dipper tore them from their h orne  in the loose rocks.  Send for a catalogue of headstones and monuments, made by  the Kootenay Monumental Works,  Nelson, B. C.  He that scatters thorns, lot him  go barefoot.  Phoenix hotel.  He that lieth down with doga  shall riso np with fleas.  The population of Victoria and  its suburbs is 62,000. It had  about half as many over fifty years  ago.  At a salary of 83,000 a year J. S.  Gordon has been appointed city  superintendent of schools in Vancouver.  In one day recently Herman  Clever shipped 84,700 worth of  beef hides to Minnesota from New  Denver. V  Red Thompson has quit the salt  sea, and is once more putting  zephyrs of wit into the Chased  Tribune.  The C.P.R. has reduced its  freight rate on potatoes from Ash-  croft to the coast, from 84 a ton  to 82.60. ���������������������������*.      "  There are about 100 Chinese  lotteries in Vancouver, most of  whom check-rack anybody who  wins a prize.  Through tho orchards on the  benches of Penticton .the Kettle  Valley railway has a right-of-way  100 foot wido.  Under the auspices of the  Woman's Branch ot the Farmer's  Institute, Mrs. Townley and Miss  Taylor will give demonstrations  in dress-making, next Monday  and Tuesday in the Star Theatre.  The demonstrations will begin at  10 a. m. 3 p. m. and 8 p. m.  Ou Thursday, December 12, the  Ladies of the Presbyterian Aid  will h"old a sale of work in tbe  Star Theatre. Tea, coffee, cake  and sandwiches will be served.  Flowers, candy and ice-cream on  sale. Admission to tbe entertainment in the evening, twenty-  five cents, children fifteen cents.  In the County Court case of  Ewart G, Cumming against Alexander D. Broomfield and Thomas  T. Henderson which was heard  here on the 13th day of September  last and decision reserved by His  Honor Judge Brown, a motion  for judgement was made by Mr,  C. J. Leggatt on behalf of plaintiff and. subsequently His Honor  in a long written judgement gave  his decision in favor of the plaintiff for $347.29 the amount claimed with costs. C J. Leggatt for  plaintiff and I. H. Hallett for  defendants.  ���������pilclcly Rtopn cnimh*'.  the throat and tunes.  cures calda. und  heala  r.       ::       30 cents. KTVv.ntt^v^n-^iTnvmn^u^^rn.iY^ff^m^^^fiftfffy.  THE   LEDGE,   GREENWOOD,   BEITISH   COLUMBIA.  THE  LEDGE  Is located at Greenwood,,B. C, aud can be traced to many parts of  the earth. It comes to the front every Thursday morning, and  believes that hell would close up if love ruled the world. It believes  in justice to everyone ; from the man who mucks in the mine to. the  king who sits on the cushions of the throne. It believes that advertising is the life of trade; and that one of the noblest works of  creation is thc man who always pays the printer.  The Ledge is $2.00 a year in advance, or $2.50 when not so paid.  It is postage free to all parts of Canada, Mexico, Great Britain and  the county of Bruce. To thc United States it is $2.50 a year, always  in advance.  ���������R.   T.   LOWERY  EDITOR    AND    FINANCIER.  \  GREENWOOD, NOVEMBER 28, 1912.  A blue mark hero indicates that your Subscription has  become deceased, and that tho editor would onco more  like to  commune with your collateral.  SWEET SANTA CLAUS  Last week   a letter written in  Alabama, and  addressed to Santa  Clans, Greenland, B. C, was  sent  to  Greenwood,   although this city  just now is like the sunny south,  more than the ice-touched scenery of  far-oil" Greenland.    The postmaster  who is somewhat of a humorist,  gave tho letter to  us, although we  do not resemble Santa in any particular.    He   throws   his   wealth  down   chimneys,   while   we   have  ours stolen by  the farmers when  we are asleep.    He has four deer  to draw him around in a fine sleigh,  while we have not even a bull dog  left.    And, our dear, why they are  all pushing clouds with tho angels.  Santa has ice in his whiskers, while  we never have anything stronger  than maple syrup, or an irate and  partially demented subscriber.    He  studies astronomy through  an in  verted bottle,   while half of   our  time is devoted to nailing cushions  on water wagons.    Santa Clans is  a myth, a delusion  of youth, and  lives upon  spooks  and  air.    We  too, live largely upon  air,  but wo  are no delusion when thero aro any  ham and eggs in camp.    However  this is   what the littlo tot away  down  in   Alabama    Rays   in   her  touching letter:  "Dear Santa Ciatjs.��������� I want  you to bring me a doll with long  curly hair, or a rain dear, or a  picture of you. Santa Clause, you  are the sweetest man in tho world,  and I want a littlo chair, and a box  of perfume. I wish you conld live  with me, for I know you are pretty  and sweet. If it is not too much  for you to bring me.Jdon't bring  but half of it, from Margeurite  Daniel to sweet Santa Claus. I  will write you another letter."  And would you believe it,  Patricia, we were once just as innocent as that dear little girl in tho  sunny south. Thero was a time  in the early morning of our life  when we prayed to God to keep  Santa Clans from breaking his neck  until, ho reached onr house. Then  we also prayed direct to Santa  Claus and told him what to bring  us, and how many pair of socks we  had with holes on one end. We  also made doubly sure of results  by attending three Sunday Schools,  for a short time before Christmas.  Somehow or other all the years  since then we have been under impression that Santa Clans was, a  mad Scotchman, and that his real  name was Sandy Claws.  In various parts of this province,  branches of the B. C. Political  Equality League have been formed.  While this league has been formed  for the purpose of obtaining tho  franchise foV women, it has no connection with similar movements in  England or elsewhere. It is an homo  article,: and so far there has been  no rioting, bloodshed/, hair pulling  or Carrie Nation demonstrations,  Everything is going on  smoothly  and we believe ere long  the long  haired   darlings   will bo   making  crosses,   and  dropping   the   little  papers, perfumed-orotherwise, into  the ballot   box.    And   why   not?  Surely  as a class the women   of  this glorious country are equally as  intelligent, and more so, than many  male voters we have in this province.    Tho one objection to giving  women votes is that they, are guided  more   by  sentiment than  reason.  The heart and not the head would  be their pilot at the crossing of the  ballots.    Without trial nothing can  be tested. Give the ladies a chance,  and if they make good the world  will be brighter and more sober.  tree, for instance, to examine, an'a-  lyzo';,"and know it through and  through, is science, -not art. Art  is to reproduce truthfully the effect  the tree makes on you.  You may make but an irregular  blotch as a tree-picture which may  be vastly more true,, in art, than a  photograph.  So in literature the point is to  tell exactly what you feel, so as to  awaken the same impressions in  tho reader.  Often this is done in the fewest  words. Hero lies tho supremacy of  Wordsworth. Take thoso two  lines:  But she Is in her grave, and oh  The difference to mo!'  How consummately those simple  words depict tho emotion!  Scionco is tho truth about objects  Art is tho truth about yourself.���������  Frank Crane.  The Squaw Man  In America just now thero i  a Russian woman dancer who receives a salary of 86,000 a week for  dancing on tho stage. So far the  Methodist parsons havo not been  able to convince her that dancing  is sinful, and belongs to tho things  that are evil.  After all Roosevelt is a great  man. He delivered a stirring  speech with only ono shot in him,  and we know hundreds of people,  who could not talk half as well,  even if thoy had a dozen shots in  them.  Some women aro wonders. Next  Monday Sarah Bernhardt begins  another tour in America. This  timo iu Vaudeville. She has learned how to live, for she ovidontally  doesn't know how to die.  Hk who is always kind, merry,  cheerful and polite is a* millionaire  in spirit. Without a penny to his  name a man of that kind is really  richer than Rockefeller.  It must be nearly a month now  since the Merritt News had a new  editor. Perhaps the last ono has  been chained.'  One of tho popular songs about  this timo of the year is, "Will You  Love Me When My Feet Are  Cold."*  We would rather be a frog, and  liye upon the sweat of a green  swamp, than be false to a friend.  No bank in-Canada has any right  to refuse the copper coins of Canada.  Thinking Themes  "If you want to produce a good  work of art you have only to tell  the truth.  And the matter is simpler than  you would suppose. For tho truth  you are to tell is not tho truth  about the object you depict, which  probably neither yon nor any man  can know, but tho truth about the  impression it makes on you.  To find out the truth about a  Edmonton,    Alta. ��������� Trapping  <  and hunting big game and fishing  along the upper roaches of the  Peace river district in the mysterious, silent expectant North country, accompanied by his young  wife, a full-blooded Indian, acknowledged to be tlie most beautiful woman of the Cree tribe, and  their child, is a man who will  eventually be a peer of the British  nobility. He is known as Travcrs  and is educated and accomplished.  Narrating the romatic story of  the scion of nobility, who is now a  squaw man, as it is told by a pioneer of the district, visiting in Edmonton, the Capital says:  "Travers was ono of those unfortunates known in the old country among the higher closes as 'a  younger son.' When sixteen years  of age his family shipped him off to  South Africa, where he served five  years in the Mounted Rifles. Returning to England at tho end of  his timo the life of his set palled  upon him. Tlie years spent in the  wild free life of the veldt had  awakened tho wanderlust in his  heart, and after a week at home  Travers was once more ocean  bound, this time for Canada.  "Arriving in Edmonton he joined  tho Royal Northwest Mounted  Police and was shortly assigned to  a post in the North country.  Travers proved himself a splendid  officer, so invaluable that his superiors for a long time over-looked  his failing for liquor. But finally  ho was sent farther north, where  there is no liquor nor white women.  "There he came almost daily in  contact with Indians and breeds;  in fact, they were his only eompan-  ionsj&nd being a man with red blood  in his veins he fell to the charms of  an Indian girl, who, according to  white traders in the country, is the  most beautiful woman in the remote region,  "Within the last year the clergy  began to get in to the upper country more frequently   than  before  aud ono of tho newer kind, who  failed to  understand the ways of  the North, raised his voice against  Travers and his common-law wife.  Travers and   tho   native   woman  wero married   shortly   afterwards  with allthe benefit of tho clergy.  "Soon after this event Travers,  the mounted policeman,  came to  headquarters with a prisoner,  and  after delivering his charge he was  himself placed under arrest   and  lodged in the guard house without  his spurs.   The disgrace of being  'cashiered' from the service faced  Travers and would have been carried out only for one thing.  ,   "Several    months     previously  Travers had applied to buy himself  out of service, and when ho faced  his  superior officer ho  protested  against  tho  proceedings.    Guessing shrewdly, Travers figured that  his application  by that time must  be nearly first upon tho list and ho  stated tho fact to the commanding  officer.   Tho records wero searched  and Travers found to be right.   Ho  was allowed to leave.  "Travers returned to his home  in the North and took np the life  of a trapper, but a great change  had come over the country. Many  chechaccos had come in and these  white people, unlike tho oldtimers,  closed their doors against the young  man and his native wife. In a  land where he had once been popular he now found himself looked  upon with disfavor by the newcomers. For months ho braved  tho coldness of these settlers���������then  packed his belongings and with his  wife and child traveled farther  into the north country, where creed  and color do not matter."  A Town's Growth  Is entirely a matter of tho enterprise of tho business men. In  every district and in every province  can be found towns that are continually forging ahead, while others  in tho same vicinity remain practically at a stand still and accomplish nothing in tho way of improvements or advancements. In  every case the fault can be found  to rest, not with the town, but  with the people themselves.  The reason why some towns  grow is because they have men in  them with push and energy who  are not afraid to spend their time,  energy and money in anything  that will boom, aud benefit the  town. They have confidence  enough in their town to erect substantial and modern buildings arid  residences and work for public improvement in the same order.  They organize stock companies and  establish factories, induce industrial enterprises to locate and use  every means to further the best  interests of the town.. Their work  is never considered finished aud  the accomplishment of ono thing  is only an incentive of another.  On the other hand the town that  does not get ahead will bo found to  be dominated by either a set of  men who are perfectly satisfied  with their surroundings or who are  afraid somebody else will bo benefitted in the event something is  started, consequently no effort of  any kind is mado by- this class for  those two reasons. If some men,  or set of men, endeavor to start  something, they aro met by opposition and discouragement and it is  up hill work all tho way and very  often failure.  Every town, however has a certain progressive element which  hopes for tho turn of tho tide when  it will go forward by leaps aud  bounds and occupy a position of  importance along with other numerous advantages which goes to  make a good town in every sense  the word implies. But this stage  cannot be accomplished by mere  wishes or suggestions. It can only  come from harmony in purpose  and action and tho eternal vigilance  of its citizens. The town with  those things will continue to grow  and improve, bnt the town without them can be expected to remain in a state of lethargy indefinitely without affording its residents anything but a mere existence. - Summerland Review.  Asylum farm expressed himself as  delighted:, with tlie results. "In  my opinion," he said, "It was far  and away the best sale of stock-  ever held in Western Canada or on  the Pacific coast. The prices realized exceeded thoso obtained at the  famous Syracuse sale at New York.  It was a wonderful proof of the  splendid demand for tho best dairy  cattle and horses in the Fraser  valley aDd the whole province, and  also of tho unexampled opportunities before the dairy farmer around  Now Westminster and throughout  the valley.  Tho average price received for  tho cows,* all Holstoiu-Fresiaians,  was $610.66 a record for tho Do-  minion; for heifer calves 8226.66  aud for bull calves 8285.41. Ovor  817,000 was realized by the whole  sale.  Among the distinguished purchasers wero Hon. Price Eliison,  Minister of Finance and Agriculture, and Hon. Jas. Dunsmiiir.  Just after tho . sale was closed tho  latter gentleman paid 8600 for a  bull calf only throe weeks old.  The horses also obtained splendid prices. One of the best sales  was that of "Lady Laurier" to  Hon. Price Ellison for 8650.  Eleven hundred and ten dollars  were paid by Mr. MacKenson for  the pair, Queenie Carruchan and  Prince of Carruchan.  WESTERN -���������'- HOTELS.  NKWMARKET   HOTEL  Is the homo for all tourists and  millionaires visiting New Denver,' British Columbia.  .     A. JACOBSON. Proprietor.     .  TIIK   PKOVINOK   HOTEL,  Grand Forks, B.C., is. in the centre  ofthe city, and furnishes the public  with every , accommodation at  reasonable rates.  Emll I.ai-Bon, Proprietor,  THK   KASI.O   HOTEL  Kaslo, B. C,, . is a comfortable  home for ali who travel to that  city.  Cockle & l'apwortn  HOTEL KEREMEOS  ��������� Opposite depot. Extensive alter  ations have recently been made  rendering this hotel one of the  most comfortable in the interior.  A choice selection of liquors and,  cigars. New pool room and sample,  rooms in connection.  .      Mrs. A. F. KIRBY  HOTEL CASTLEGAR; Castlegar Junc-  ���������   tion.     All  modern.     Excellent  accomodations for tourists and ���������  drummers., Boundary train lea v'es  here at 9.10 a.m. ''  W. H.   GAGE, Proprietor  SnEItHKOOKE   nODSE  Nelson; B. C. Ono minute's walk  from C. P. R station. Cuisine  unexcelled; Well heated and ventilated.  LAVINGE & DUNK, Propiletors.  Some Versatility  To run a newspaper all a fellow  has to do is to be ablo to write  poems, discuss the tariff and money  questions, umpire a baseball game,  report a wedding, saw wood, describe a lire so that the readers will  shed their raps, make $1 do the  work of SI 0, shine at a dance,  measure calico, abuse the liquor  habit, test whisky, subscribe to  charity, go without meals, attack  free silver, wear diamonds, invent  advertisements, sneer at snobbery,  overlook scandal, appraise babies,  delight pumpkin raisers, minister  to the afflicted,heal the disgruntled,  fight to a finish, set type, mould  opinions, sweep out the office,  speak at the prayer meetings, and  stand in with everybody and everything.���������Palestine (Mo.) Wabash  Pearl.  TBKMONT   HOUSE  Nelson, B. C, is run on the American and European plan; Steam  heated rooms. All whito labor.  Special attention paid to dining*  room.  RmiHomo Ss Ciiinplioll, Projis,  TULAMEEN HOTEL  Princeton, B. C. is the headquarters for miners, investors  and railroad men. A fine location and everything- first-class  KIRKPATRICK & MALONE, Proprietors.  ISIUDESVIIXE   HOTEL.  Bridesville, B. C. This hotel is  within easy reach of all the leading  Boundary towns and the centre oi  a fine fanning district.  THOMAS   WALSH,   Proprietor.  GRANITE CREEK HOTEL  Granite Creek, B. C.   Headquarters for miners, prospectors and ���������  ,.   railroadmen.   Good stabling in  connection.     Tasty , meals  and  pleasant rooms.  It, GOODISSON, Proprietor  ALGOMA HOTEL  .     Deadwood; B.  C.     This hotel is  within easy distance of Greenwood  and provides a comfortable home'  for travellers.     The bar has the  best of wines, liquors and cigars.  JAMES HENDERSON, Proprietor  THE SIMILKAMEEN HOTEL  Princeton. This hotel Is new, comfortable  well-furnished, and is close to the railway  depot. Modern accommodation and sample rooms.  SUMMERS & WARDLE, Proprietors  Frank Fletcher  Provincial Land Surveyor,  'Nelson, B. C.  J. E. CAMERON,  Leading Tailor of the Kootenays.  KASLO,    B.   C.  The Noble Ideal  LAKKVIKW   HOTEL  in Nelson, B. C, employs all  white help and is a home for the  world at jl.00 a day.  Nap. Mftllctte, Proprietor.  H. W. Farmer  Notary Public, Real Estate, Etc,  Rock Creek, B. C.  ARG������   TONNEL  Valuable Stock  The highest price ever paid in  Canada for a cow, namely $1,275  was given by Mr. Thompson of  Dewdnoy for Madam Posh at the  first B. C. Provincial government  sale of pure bred stock held at tho  Coquitlam Asylum farm near New  Westminster on November 12th.  Great interest was shown in the  whole sale and a crowd of over two  hundred farmers from all over tho  province wore present. Bidding  was of tho keenest nature and a  record average price for dairy cows  for the Dominion of Canada was  established beside" that for the individual cow.  Speaking of tho sale Dr. O. E.  Dohorty,   Superintendent   of   tho  In the state of pure savagery  no man depended upon others.  Today there is scarcely ono man  in ten millions who does not depend definitely upon the services  of others for part of his substeh-  ance. In return it is necessary for  him to repay in kind.  The art of serving others has become tho science of existence.  Sometimes this service is direct  and personal. In other cases a  man renders it by becoming part of  a vast industrial machine. But always it is ennobling.  It is only when a man attempts  to reap where he has not sown that  he becomes a parasite���������and to be a  parasite is to bea criminal,whether  the unearned has come through inheritance or burglary.  To have the right to eat you  must earn yoar food, and this  means service given in exchange  to those who serve you.  To earn bread by the sweat of  the brow is not only necessary; it  is magnificent. It is the badge of  civilization for men and nations  progressive only in proportion as  they labor.  There is no surer death sentence  to civilization and commercial  enterprise than a warm climate  where men may live without effort;  and to revert quickly to the baboon  and the ring-tail it is necessary to  remain idle.  The Robin Hoods and Jesso  Jameses of history wero different  from tho idle rich of today only in  the fact that their methods wero  moro romantic. The idea is the  same. It is to get something without giving anything in return.  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  JAMES McCRDATH  Secretary.  Service means progress, and the  men who grow are the ones who  makes themselves useful.' Judged  from the cashier's standpoint, some  of these are overpaid and some are  ill-rewarded, but, measured by a  standard that is more important,  tneir reward is automatically complete.  The man who wants more than  he earns is a hog. The one who  wants something without earning  anything is a heart at thief���������and  both are fundamentally heathen  and contemptible.  The only noble ideal of life is the  ideal of service. ���������Harlan Bead.  When you want a headstone or  monument write to the Kootenay  Monumental Works, Nelson, B.C.  Much Good Land  Although Greenwood is generally  regarded as a purely mining district on account largely of the  operations of the British Columbia  Copper company which has its  smelter located at that city it has a  great future as a fruit growing and  agricultural section, remarked I.  H. Hallett, recently to tho Nelson  News.  The second annual fruit fair at  Greenwood this yoar demonstrated  beyond doubt tho agricultural pos  sibilities of the surrounding conn-  try, he said, Qand astonished many  who for the first time learned that  fruitgrowing and mixed farming  was being placed on a sure foundation in the district and that the  land waB being developed success-  folly.  There are thousands of acres of  good agricultural land, some of the  best of which is on the mountain  sides considerably abov e the altitude of the valley continued Mr.  Hallett, while the splendid local  market afforded by the mines and  smelter obviated any danger of the  rancher being unable to sell his  produce at good prices.  The development of the land in  the district, he said, bad been retarded considerably by the fact  that' its agricultural possibilities  were not generally known, although this condition had resulted  in keeping down prices so that the  new settler had an opportunity to  purchase a ranch nt the most  reasonable of figures.  Subscribers are reminded that  The Ledge is $2 a year when  paid in advance. When not so  paid it is $2.50 a year.  . Keep your month wet and your  feet dry. '.  .'   -.     ;,    '    ���������  rt-l,M.tf'-r> >/*',<<# ,'rtj"  '*,    '  " ,'    *-r\-    ,���������">     ,!/���������,'   ,*,"���������.'    \ 'I      V      ���������** '  J    '",', '*'"   , , /' '',     ���������> -,"'"';' "*1,'J* ���������*,'*, V'  ,'.*'.i"V/'v* \.r''**'*'. ',������-������;, 3  . : -. ������������������.*���������������'������������������ ������������������,���������<���������-*���������'/>;  f (*-/Wl *  LEDGE;   GREENWOOD,'   BRITISH   COLUMBIA.  TEMPERANCE I  A  | Greenwood Eiquor ^ottipany, Importers, Greenwood, B. & |  is all right if shorn of hutnbuggery.  Too much water-drinking is just  'as injurious as too much liquor or  anything else.  OUR PURE WINES  AND LIQUORS  are medicinal if not abused. Every  household should have a moderate  supply of pure wines or liquors in  " the closet for emergency���������either  unexpected visitors or sudden illness, when a drop of pure liquor  in time may forestall all necessity  for drugs. ,  ,  AN EPISODE IN ITALY  you who decide what you  to do In Italy," said the'  ^���������^-hs***-^"^?*;-"^^  Dealers in Fresh and Salt Meats, Fish  and Poultry. ��������� Shops in nearly all the  towns of the Boundary and Kootenay.  COPPER STREET, GREENWOOD, B.C.  w  *���������'���������  I  i  I Greenwood to Phoenix Stage 1  2= Leaves Greenwood Daily at 3 p. m. -Hs  s~ Arrives Greenwood Daily at 10 a. m. =3.  ST GREENWOOD OFFICE  CLUB CIGAR STORE =3.  |H.   m.   LAING, PROPRIETOR 3  iiiiiiiiiiaiaiiaiiiiiiiiiaiaiiiiiiiaiiiiiUiiiaiiiiaiiiiidiiiiii^  ANALYSIS OF WATER.  Chlorine   8.14  Sulphuric Acid  3*53.43  Silica    74-29  Lime  84-57  Alkalies as Soda   5.91  Magnesia '.. 232.00  Lithia  .86  Sulphuretted Hydrogen '32.00  Has recently been thoroughly  renovated and re-furnished, and  is now 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 aud eliminate rheumatism and metalic  poisons from the system. -The  water heals liver, "kidney and  stomach'coinplaints. The rates  are $2 a day up; or $12 weekly  up. Postoffice, express aud telegraph offices in connection.  0   V  William Boyd, Proprietor,  fialcyon, B. 0.  ;.  a  i^Q999M9������9B99&99<&99&������9899QQ99������Q9������9&Q99&999m������������������m  GREENWOOD and  MIDWAY STAGE  Leaves Greenwood for Spokane  at 7 a. m., and for Oroville at 2:30  p. m. Charles Russell.  tuning   ,,  Mr. Charles E. King will visit  Greenwood at an early date. Leave  orders for guaranteed pianoforte  tuning at White's Drug Store.  Greenwood City Waterworks Company  H  LYNN CREEK DAIRY  DELIVERED  To any part of the city or district  J. McDONELL, Proprietor  SMOKE   Mountaineer and Kootenay Standard Cigars. ��������� Made by  J. C. THELIN & Co., NELSON.  Don't Be HOODWINKED  WE NEVER CHANGE BRANDS  r  ��������� uuiuvpvsll  ARE A 1 QUALITY  TheBRILLIANTES  Arc the Best Clear llavanasln Canada  Made bv Union Labor In the best Hygienic Factory lu the country.   Call for  them and (,'et value (or your money Instead of rope  WILBERG & VVOLZ, Prop. B.C. Clear  Factory, New Westminster, B. c.  CITV  Baggage  transferred to  any part of the City.- Furniture moved to any part of  the District.   General Dray-  ing of all kinds  SIDNEY OLIVER.  ASSAY BR  E. W. WIDDOWSON, Assayer and  Chemist, Box 111108, Nelson, B, C.  Charges:���������Gold, Silver, Lead or Copper,  $i each. Gold-Silver, or Silver-Lead,  $1.50. Trices for other metals: Coal,  Cement, Fireclay analyses on application. Thc largest custom assay office in  British Columbia.  STARKEY & CO.  NELSON, B. C.  MINING  BROKERS  PROSPECTS    BOUGHT   AND    SOLD  HE DID NOT ADVERTISE.  Breathes there a man with soul so dead,  Who never lo himself lias said:  'My trade of late is getting bad,  I'll try another ten-inch ad!"  If there be, go mark liim well,  For him no bank account shall swell,  No angels watch the golden stair,  To welcome home the millionaire.  The man who never asks for trade,  By locaMine, or add displayed.  Cares more for rest than worldly gain,  And patronage but gives him pain.  Tread lightly, friends; let no rude sound  Disturb his solitude profound,  Here let him lie in calm repose,  Unsought except by men he owes.  And -when he dies, go plant him deep  Tliat nothing may disturb his sleep,  Where no rude clamor may dispel  That quiet that he loved so well.  And that tlie world may know its loss |  Place on a stone a wreatli of moss,     !  And on 11 stone above "Here lies  A fossil, who did not advertise."  "It isnt'  are going  woman. .  "It's the cabby.  "I thought I waB going to leave  Naples that morning. In fact, I had  my valises with me<as I stood at the  door while the porter whistleJ for  a cab, seven of which rushedout of  the shimmering sunlight around the  corner at me. A handsome young  cabby grabbed the valises, put them  In the cab, helped* me in, and started  off.  "'I want to go to the station,' I  told him as we went along, 'I'm going  home.'  "He slowed up, rested his left hand  on the back of the seat, turned half  way around ,and said smilingly ln  French:  '"You want to go to Pompeii?'  "'No!' I cried. 'I want to go to  the station. I am starting for home,  for America, for home!'  "'I'll take you to'Pompeii,' he offered graciously, 'for 8 lire.'  "t braced myself for the conflict.  "'I want to go home,'-1 declared.  If I went to. Pompeii, I .wouldn't go  ovor that old road anyway. I'd go by  train. That's the same road you take  to Vesuvius. I was over it the day  before yesterday. It is full of beggars and ruts.'  "My driver paid not the slightest  attention. Instead he pointed proudly  to a-passing cabby.  '"That's my brother,' he grinned,  adding softly, Til take you to Pompeii  for 7 lire.'  "'A handBome fellow ,'I said, 'and  if you paid me 7 lire I wouldn't go  to Pompeii to-day.   I'm going home.'  "He drove awhile, ihen turned and  smiled at me again.  "'This road takes you to tho station,' he said, 'and to Pompeii, too.  I'll take you to Pompeii for 6 lire. A'  whole lone; day, a handsome driver,  a fine ccriage, and all to yourself  for 6 lire,' he summed up, flashing a  triumphant face full-'upon me.  "'If you gave me the cab and the  harness and-the horse thrown'in,' I  wailed, 'I wouldn't go. You couldn't  pay me to go, I know that old road.  Besides, I want to start for home.  Amerike! Home!'  "He drove and drove! I got absorbed in the. things we passed. In  the doorways, back-of which.was invariably the single room'of the family,  the one large bed, the three chairs at  the foot of it ,the table, and in the  rear the altar, before which burned  the little lamp to the Blessed Virgin,  and ln her humble worshippers, who  lived, it seemed, on the door steps,  there being only one room ins.de.  -"There played tho children, the  little ragged girls of 6 and 6 holding  the bambino done up in swaddling  clothes, tossing it between them as'  they would toss an overgrown doll,  and the boys more ragged yet, if that  were possible. There were the dogs,  cats, the chickens, and now and then  a proud turkey, Ignominiously tied,  far from barnyards and Its kind, by a  string to a post.  "I didn't know which I pitted most,  the babies ln training for cripples  swaddled so, their tiny limbs so unnaturally bound, the unwashed cats  and dogs, or the turkeys in chains.  "I recalled my destination with a  start.  "'Where are we?' I demanded to  know..  '"The Btation ls about a mile back  yonder,' *jny handsome driver said  stolidly, 'and you'll be too late for  your train. I'm taking you to Pompeii  now for 6 lire.'  X"I could have wept, but what was  the use? I was now too late for my  train.  "'Anyway,' I petitioned, 'you'll rescue me from the beggars. Won't  you? When you get to them drive  fast'  "To   my  amazement   he   compiled.  We sped past the man with the withered arm, the cripple tangled up with  the donkey, and passed another cab.  The driver flung a .bright look at me.  "'Do you see that man?' he asked.  "'Yes,' I answered.  "���������Well, he's my  brother,'  gloated  he.  He seemed to hare an oversupply of  brothers, but he endeavored to compensate for bringing me out of my  way for five lire by showing me the  sights.  "He pointed out all the pictures of  the saints by the roadside, the crucifixes on the walls, the Holy Virgins  at the corners of the lead-colored  houses, until at last the wide sweep  of level country where the dust and  asheB of the burled city were began  to show.  "Arrived there, a babbling guide  hurried me through with the velocity  of a whirlwind, showed me broken  columns, old fountains, Madusa heads  with the faces worn away by hands  long since ashes, the hurled dog, Its  mouth in the attitude of barking,  prints of chariot wheels, gray walls  through the apertures of which the  smoky peak of the mountain that had  done all the harm glowed purple,  and hurried, me out again through the  gate to my cab.  "My cabby stood there smiling, a  man beside him who was even handsomer than he.  ���������"My brother,' said he.  "T smiled and bowed, and we started over the long gray road of the  poor to Naples.  "The sight saddened me. I wished  I had started for America, for home!  As wo bumped over tho terrible slags  of the Naples streets my resentment  grew. It was not lessened by the behavior of my guide. Three times  moro he had pointed out brothers.  Now he loaned over to me, smllpd,  and pointed out another before we  drove up to my door.  "Some acquaintances ran out, amazed at seeing me.  "I thought,' they cried, 'that your  started for home this morning.'  " 'I thought so, too/ said I, 'but my  mamsmmims^mmmmmMmmsg^  ������������������ l'i,.  THE BRUNSWICK, HOTEL  CIGAR    AND   NEWS   STAND  OARM I - - B.    O.  NEW ADVERTISING SCALE.  (i Is now open to the public.     I$ew builds  ing, new furnishings and everything for  the comfort of. our patrons.   Sample room.  and barn in connection,  J, B, SHERIDAN  MANAGER  The newspapers in Greenwood, Phoenix and Grand Forks have adopted the  following scale for legal advertising: '  Application   for   Liquor  Licence  (30 days) $5.co.  Certificate of Improvement'Notice  (60 days) $7.5o  Application to Purchase Land Notices (60 days) J7.50  Delinquent Co-owner Notices  (90    ,.  days) * -.'..'.... ;$io.oo  Water Notices (small) $7.50  All other legal advertising, 12 cents a  line, single column, for the first.insertion; and 8 cents a line for each subsequent insertion. Nonpariel measurement  ��������� -v.'"'*-" '$'"-'  '"'   H,j7%v!','v/i'i  ./'���������'���������;7.'<'ftv*i|  DOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOO  MOST  ANY-SHUT G  pODOOOpOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOC  Says   Queen ' Mary, , "I   think   it's   a  !   1     ������������������.  fright,  These gowns are so awfully tight,  When at court, ladies bow,  There's a terrible row���������  A rip, then a split, what a plight!"  ICE  Land Registry Act  In the matter of an application for  duplicate Certificate of Title No. 353^  to Lot r, E<4 of Block 7, Map 34, Greenwood City.'  NOTICE is hereby given that it is  my intention at the expiration of one  month from the date of the first publication hereof to issue duplicate Certificate  of Title to said lands issued to Robert J.  Moffat unless in thc meantime I shall  receive valid objections thereto in writing.  C. IL  DUNBAR,  Deputy Registrar.  Dated this 25th day of October, 1912.  Land    Registry    Office,    Kamloops,  British Columbia.  i  EHOLT, B, G  .     IE  John  ]Vfe^ellai*  Proprietor.  \ J" :'J! I  ,"v>,* /,.1'S  COUNTY COURT OF YALE.  Breathes there a man with "soul so  dead  Who never to himselr. has said:  "I do not fearth' alarm clock's ring;}  Last night I didn't wind the thing."  NOTICE  .Strayed into our camp oil Kettle  River, one bay gelding, weight about 650  pounds, stiff in front legs, branded "P"  on left hip. If not claimed same will be  sold November 30th, 1912, to defray  expenses.  CLYDE H. WILLIAMS & CO.  Dated this 30th day of October, 1912.  A  SITTING Of tho Connly Court of Yule will  ������    be lioldcn at. tlie Conn House, Greenwood,  on Tuesday tlio 21st dny of January, 11)13, at  eleven o'clock In tlie forenoon.  Ily order,  WALTER DEWDNEY,   ���������  Registrar C. 0. of Y.  LIQUOR ACT, 1910  See. 49  NOTIuE is hereby (rivon that, on tlie 1st dav  of December next, application will be mado fo  the Superintendent of Provincial Police for the  transfer of the licence for the sale of liquor bv  retail in and upon the premises known as the  Webtbridpe Hotel, situated at Westbridpc,  British Columbia, from A. D. Broom field to E.  Etchepareof British Columbia.  Dated this 1st day of November, 1912.  A. D. BROOMFIEU), Holder of Licence  E. ETCHEPARE, Applicant for Transfer  This time of year, the Escnilmaux,  Amid the Arctic tee and snow,  Begins to have the laugh on us  Who sit and swelter here and cuss.  "Yes," said Diogenes, "I've quit  looking for an honest man. I'm hunting a fountain pen that won't Ink  your fingers."  LIQUOR   AOT,   1910.  See.42.  NO I'lCE is hereby given that, on tlie first day  of reeembpr next, application will be made to  the Superintendent of Provincial Polico for  renewal of the hotel licence to sell liquor by retail in the hotel known as the Westbridge Hotel,  bituateat Westbridge, in the Province of British Columbia.  Dated this 1st day of October, 1912.  A. D. BKOOMFIELD  Applicant.  J*J*J*#J*JllJ*JllJltJltJ������JltjltjltJtjjljtt  *���������**  **%  **%  **  **%  ***  ���������**  %  %  ***  Leaves Mother Lode  9.30 a. m.  6:30 p. m.  Leaves Greenwood  2:00  8:30  m.  m.  Synopsis of Coal Mining Regulations.  f^OAL mining rights ofthe Dominion,  v"** 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  $i an acre. Not more than 2,560 acres  will be leased to one applicant.  Application for a lease must be made  by the applicant in person to the Ageut  or Sub-Agent of the district in which the  rights applied for are situated. '  In surveyed territory the land must be  described by sections, or legal sub-divisions of sections, and in unsurveyed  territory the tract applied for shall be  staked out by the applicant himself.  Each application must be accompanied  by a fee of $5 which will be refunded if  the rights applied for are not available,  but not otherwise. A royalty shall be  paid on the merchantable output of the  mine at the rate of five cents per ton.  The person operating the mine shall  furnish the Agent with' sworn returns  accounting for the full quantity of mer-'  chantable coal mined and pay tbe royalty  thereon: If the coal mining rights are  not being operated, such returns should  be furnished at least once a year.  _ The lease will include the coal mining  rights only, but the lessee may be permitted to purchase- whatever available  surface rights may be considered necessary for the working of the mine at the  rate of $10.00 an acre.  For full information application should  be made to the Secretary of the Department of the Interior, Ottawa, or to any  Agent or Sub-Agent of Dominion Lands.  W. W. CORY,  Deputy Minister of the Interior.  N.B.���������Unauthorized publication of this  advertisement will not be paid for.  nelson, B. 0  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  -KCOTEJ-Cj-  Opposite Postoffice, NELSON, B.C.  American aud European Plans.  H. H. PITTS, Prop.  RE "OKANAGAN TELEPHONE COMPANY'S ACT."  CENTRAL HOTEL  PHOENIX.  One of the largest hotels in  the city.   Beautiful location,  fine rooms and tasty meals.  A, 0. JOHNSON  PROP.  QUEEN'S   HOTEL,  FHOENXX      B.   C  The Newest and Larger^ Hotel in  the City. Everything neat, clean  and comfortable. Steam heat and  electric light. Meals and drinks at  all hoars.  CHISHOLM & HARTMAN    ���������    Props.  Saturday last stage leaves  Mother Lode 0 p. m. Returning,  leaves Greenwood 10 p. m.  Collarless  Prof. Burton N. Gates of Amherst  college is trying to develop the sting-  Icss bee. While he's at it, he might  tackle the collarless beer  <*s  Greenwood Office ^  NORDEN   HOTEL ft  About Float  The young lady had an agonized look  Like a person who sits on a tack  .Very  Softly she said: "I think I mistook  A big bumblebee for a blackberry.'  How would you like to be a king,  With crown upon your head;  With crowds  to hail  you while yo������  reign, ������  And knock you when you're dead!  God lioalH and  tho fee.  tho doctor tako������  cabby, thought differently.'  McCarthy waB boasting of the pro-  mlnonco of hlu family in hygono agon.  "But thora woro no McCarthy's in  Noah's ark," oaid O'Brlon. "No,"  said McCarthy, "our family was vory  oxolusivo In thoso days and had yaohti  of thoir own."  Eliza she never was nifty,  She was kindly and gentle and thrifty;  She gave poor people pies  And sho never mado eyes���������  But then���������she was seven and fifty!  A man killed by nn auto was named  Frank Butzin. That's what an auto  driver snyB of any man that gets in  his way.  Is grass greedy  wants mower?  because It always  Too Muoh Small Shot  The Smart Men burst into the room,  "Heard the news about Dickenson  getting shot?" he roared, red  with  excitement  Club members dropped their papers  and sprang suddenly to life.  '.'No!" they orlod.   "Whon?"  "'Bout httr**->an-<hour  ago!" gasped  tho.Smart Man.   "I was thero and1  saw It!"  "Whoro did he got shot?" broko In  another. "Down at the Ironmonger's!**'  ohuoklod the Smart Man, nllpping Into;  the   boat  chair,    "Ha   bought   two  Rounds of i\V    LAMEJfTATIOIf ,  by Tom Akers.  Whisper the news so sad,  Tell it with tears and sobs;  Everything's to tho bad:  Men are a bunch of slobs.  Gloomy and dark the day,  Everyone's full of dope;  No'er can  our hearts  be gay���������  Thore is no "White Man's Hopo."  Artist: My object was to try and  express all tho horrors of war. How  do you like it?  Friend: I havo never seen anything  moro horrible.'  Tho  says:   "Our  summer  housowifo  trip  Won't cost us much this year;  I've jplunncd just how to snve some  coin."  Hor husband says:  "You dear!"  "Yes,"   sho   replies,   "wo  don't  need  much  For our vacation rest;  I'll got but six now gowns, while you  Can havo yquv old suit nreasod."  Float is not a periodical.  It is a book containing 86  illustrations all told, and  is filled with sketches and-  stories of western life.   It  tells how a gambler cashed  in after the flush days of  Sandon ; how it rained in  New Denver  long  after  Noah was dead ;   how a  parson took a  drink   at  Bear Lake in early days ;  how justice was dealt in  Kaslo   in  '93;   how the  saloon man outprayed the  women in Kalamazoo, and  graphically    depicts   tho  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 aie   printed three  western poems, and dozens of articles too numerous t6"mention.   Send for  ono before it is too late.  Tho  price   is  25   cents,  postpaid to any part of the  world.    Address  all   letters to  R. T. Lowery  GREENWOOD, B. C.  "jVTOTICE is hereby given that appli-  -*-_ cation will be made to the Legislative Assembly ofthe Province of British  Columbia at its next session for an Act to  amend the "Okanagan Telephone Company's Act," being chapter 55 of the Statutes of British Columbia, 1907, in manner  following:���������  ���������1. By inserting after the word "telephone," in the second line of subsection  (b) of section 7 of the said Act, the words  "and telegraph"; and by inserting before  the word "line," in the fifth line of said  subsection (b), the words "and telegraph"; and by inserting between the  words "line" and "along," in the said  fifth line of said subsection (b), the words  "or lines,"  2. By amending subsection (d) of subsection 4 of subsection (b) of section 7 of  the said Act by adding at the end thereof  the words "or telegraph."  3. By amending subclause (e) of subsection "4 of subsection (b) of section 7 of  the said Act by inserting between the  word "telephone" and the word "system"  the words "or telegraph."  4. By providing that section 98 of the  Companies Clauses Act" be modified so  that the "ordinary meetings" ofthe Company shall be held yearly instead of half-  yearly.  5. By providing that section 104 of  the "Companies Clauses Act" be modified so that seven members actually present and representing in person or by  proxy six-tenths of the subscribed capital  ofthe Company shall constitute a quorum.  6. By changing the name of the Company from "Okanagan Telephone Company" to "Okanagan Telephone and  Telegraph Company."  Generally by making such further  amendments to the said Act, in addition  to those above set forth, as may be necessary to enable the Company to construct,  maintain, and operate a line or lines of  telegraph as well as a telephone line or  lines.  Dated at New Westminster, B. C, this  12th day of November, a. d. 1912.  WHITESIDE & EDMONDS,  Solicitors for the Okanagan Telephone  Company.  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   BO TER  PROP.  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 sec- '  tions of the Okanogan and  provides ample and pleasant  accommodation for the tourist, sportsman and farmer.  Information about the district cheerfully furnished.  Stage line to Oroville, and  steamer on the lake.  ARNOTT & HINE      ���������     Proprietors  LAND ACT  ���������JmJ-mJmJwJ*******^  x "���������   your Razors Honed $  and Your Baths at i  RSHOP  ���������   GREENWOOD.  Similkameen Land District.      District  of Yale.  TAKE notice that I, William Damery  of Calgary, occupation Accountant, intend to apply ror permission to purchase  thc following described lands:���������  Commencing at a post planted at the  uorlh-west corner of pre-emption No.  365s, thence west 80 chains, thence south  20 chains, thence east 80 chains, thence  north 20 chains to this post.  WILLIAM DAMERY.  nth day of September, 1912.  WINDSOR HOTEL  The Windsor Hotel is one of the  best furnished hotels in the West.  It is located in the heart of Greenwood and within easy reach of all  the financial nnd commercial institutions of the Copper Metropolis. Heated with steam and lit  by electricity. .Commodious sample rooms. The bar is replete  with all modern beverages and  the cafe never closes. Rooms  reserved by telegraph.  The Windsor Hotel Co  J. E. Cartier, Mgr.  LOWERY'S CLAIM  During tho 87 months that Lowory'8  Claim was on earth it did business all  ovor the world. It was tho most  uniques, independent and fearless journal over produced in Canada. Political  and theological eneiniea pursued it with  thc venom of a rattlesnake until tho  government shut it out of tho mails,  nnd its editor ccasad to publish it,  partly 011 account of a \tizy liver nnd  partly becauso it takos a pile of money  to run a paper that Ib outlawed. lhor������  are still '20 different editions of this condemned journal in print, Send 10 cents  and got one or fl and get tho bunch,  Ii. T. r.OWEItY,  Groonwood, li. C,  Plumber        "  and Tinner  I havo taken ovor the  McArthur shop and am  prepared to execute all  orders for plumbing and  tlnemithing. Get your  stoves in condition before tho anow flies,  {GEORGE CLERF. THE   LEDGE,   GREENWOOD,   BRITISH   COLUMBIA,  OOOCKX>0<>0<><KK>OOC>0<X>CK><KH>00  I    BOUNDARY MINES , |  OOOOCK>00<X>0<><rK><>000<><><>000<>0  Last week tho Rawhide shipped  0,734 tons of oro.  Last week the Granby mino  shipped 20,S5S tons of ore.  Last week the Granby smelter  treated 23,3S5 tons of ore.  Last week the Mother Lode  mine shipped (',*132 tons of ore.    .  Last week the Greenwood  smelter treated .15,205 tons of oro.  Last week tho Napoleon mine  shipped 73S tons of ore.  Last week the Queen Victoria  mine shipped f!0 tons of ore.  Last week the shipments of  blister copper from the Granby  smelter amounted to IMS,000, a  total for tbe year of 20,0-10,500  pounds.  0000000000<>CH>Ci<><>OOCK>CK>00<>0  I   B. C. MINING NEWS   |  oooooooooooooooooooboooooo  Chas. Camsell, who lias given  much attention to tho Similkameen  and Tulameen districts during tho  last four or live years, included in  liis ollicial report for the year 1911,  recently made public, tho following  notes on the occurrence of diamonds at Tulameen and Scottie  creek, tlio latter near Ashcroft:  "At the beginning of the season  in tlie Tulameen district, where  field work had been carried out  the proceeding year, and where an  interesting discovery of diamonds  was made in the peradotite of that  district, the place was again visited  for the purpose of searching in the  gravels of the streams and other  places for diamonds of a larger size  than thoso previously found in the  solid rock. The season of the year  at which the examination was  made was not favorable for such  ' vjork, because the streams wero at  high-water stage, and the most  likely gravels could not be reached.  Nevertheless some tests both on  the gravels in the stream beds and  on tlie decomposed rock which was  already known to contain diamonds. Concentrates obtained by  panning from each of there locations were submitted to R. A. A.  Johnston, of the Canada Depart-  menfc of Mines, for examination,  and in both samples Mr. Johnston  was able to detect diamonds, not,  however, of a commercial size.  "In this connection some work  was also done, toward the close,  on Scottie creek, a tributary of the  Bonaparte rivor, near Ashcroft,  where diamonds are known to  occur under similar conditions;  aud here, also, no diamonds larger  than those previously found in the  rock in place were obtained from  the gravels."  H. Osgood and Wm. Willis. These  gentlemen   are   not   in   the   well  drilling business.    They had another object in view when they assumed the exoupse of shipping in  such a bulky piece of machinery  all the way  from  Seattle, and it  has been ascertained that the pur-  posois to thoroughly  prospect tho  shores and bed of the Similkameen  from tho international line to  the  falls.    It is placer gold  that they  are looking for. ��������� That part of the  Similkameen river over which  investigation is now being made was  worked,   and   worked profitably,  for   gold   over   Jifty    years    ago.  Siuce that timo littlo placer mining  has   been   carried   on   along   the  stream, although prospectors havo  used the pan and cradle from time  to timo in a perfunctory  manner.  Gold lias always been  recovered,  but not in sufficient quantities to  encourage steady  working,   or to  create a repetition of the stampede  of '5G.    Messrs Osgood and Willis  are going at it systematically to determine if gold is  present in value  sufficient to pay for working on an  extensive   scale.     Holes   will   be  drilled to various depths in different  places    and   tho   cores   carefully  assayed.    If the promoters of the  enterprise are satisfied  with   tho  result   they   will   formulate   and  adopt plans to  extract and . save  the gold, working on  a scale that  will   pay   the  operators.    Messrs  Osgood and Willis are now stopping in Oroville, going to the scene  of operations every day or two,  closely watching the work and not-,  ing the results.    If they are satisfied there will be something doing  along the river in the way of  mining that this country has never  seen before.���������Oroville Gazette.  woman, too, she seems ta have her  knife into tho rest of womankind  who may not want to think or act  as she does. That was amply  shown in her conduct and language  towards tho lady teachers during  tho investigation last week which  ended in the dismissal of the principal. It is quite a common thing  for her to tell her male colleagues  at the Board meetings that "that  that statement is an untruth." It  may seem a rather ungallant speech  on the part of tho,chairman to remark to her at a Board meeting  last week, "Pity you weren't a  man; you'd got your nose smashed," but the mean nagging rc-  ���������maiks and unmannerly contradictions which led up to and provoked  it, makes it excusable under the  cireuinstance.���������Medley Gazette.  On the Lakes  Ed Shannon has leased the  Neepawa mine in the Slocan to V.  Zamatti.  Back of Silverton a new concentrator will soon be built, upon the  site of the old Wakefield mino.  Some days ago a largo well drilling machine was unloaded at this  place, overhauled, reloaded on a  Hat car and taken up to Chopaka.  The appearance of the machine  started much speculation, but  those in charge knew littlo of the  purposes for which it was to be  used, or if they did they were as  mum as the machine itself. It has  been learned that the well drill  was shipped in from Seattle by F.  The Slocan Record says that a  carload of zinc ore, recently shipped from the Noble Five mine in  the Slocan, to the Oklahoma smelter netted $1,450. The Noble Five  is now shipping ten carloads of  zinc ore every month.  NELSON'S BAD EXAMPLE  If the cause of tho suffragettes  ever had any chanco of making any  advance in British Columbia that  chance will pretty well vanish with  the experience of the town of Nelson, which two years ago ventured  the experiment of electing a woman  to the School Board. Since then  the Board has lived a cat and dog  sort of an existence and both the  Board and the school have reached  a horrible state demoralization.  They have just finished the job of  firing their latest principal and his  predecessor went down as tho result of the subtle disturbing influence a few mouths before. Tho  feminine stormy petrel in this instance is a medical doctor and she  happens to be of that exasperating  nagging, "I told yon so" kind of  which the sult'ragette ranks are full  to overflowing.    Like her class of  Everything possible is lifting done  by tho government lo prevent ft  grain blockade this season, and the  present outlook is that for the first  time for years wheat of the western  farmers will be marketed without a  serious congestion. Navigation  will be kept open until the latest  possible period, and LTou. J. D.  Hazcn has given orders to the  Marino and Fisheries Department  to put its whole equipment at work  in assisting shippers in transporting  wheat from the head of the lakes  eastward. ' '  A conference was held recently  with representatives of the shipping iuterests on the Great Lakes,  and they showed a willingness to  co-operate with tbe Government  and the Minister in preparing to do  everything possible to make navigation safe after the time when ordinary water transportation usually  ceases.  i.  Arrangements have already been  made in regard to lights, buoys,  etc. A contract has also been  made with the Great Lakes Dredging Co. of Port Arthur to have icebreakers keep the harbors open as  long as possible. Negotiations are  also proceeding between the government, shipping men and insurance  men for favorable rates for the pro  longed season of navigation.  DEALER   IN    DEY    GOODS,  GROCERIES X X  BOOTS   AND   SHOES,      X  HARDWARE,   ETC. X  IDWAY  C.  ���������^-" *"" * ~TJ^=���������^���������������������������=���������������������������l���������t������������������V������������������5������������������>���������:^^^  Mr  latltien's Syrup  .ol Tar ana Cod Uver Oil  not only stops a cough but cures  it. Its tonic and restorative  properties enable the system to  permanently throw off a cold.  35c for large bottle  Sold everywhere.  I. L. H&TBDCED COl. Mop..      KSKKSMMMn.  I  d-hoile De  FOIEDEMORUE  DoMAXHTED  MAIHTEirS  Syrup of Tar j  COD UVER OIL  XL. miHira.     ���������.  WINNIPEG STOCK AT MESSRS. FERGUSON BROS.  123 Banatyne Ave, Winnipeg, Man.  SYMPTOMS OF CONSUMPTION  Tough Stuff  Rev. Dr. Spencer told the people of Vancouver last week that  eighty per cent, of poverty, ninety  per cent, of crime, and sixty per  cent, of diseases is caused in this  country, and others, by the liquor  traffic. In the doctor's lecture on  the subject of "Get on the "Water.  Wagon," held in the Savoy Theatre, he said: "It costs the people of this country SO,000,000  yearly for the upkeep of their jails  and prisons, which would be empty  were it not for the sale of liquor.  In.ono year alone there are more  than $77,000,000 spent in this  country, money which, if handled  in other ways, would bring peace  and happiness as well as health to  thousands of families who aro now  suffering from the lack of support,  which is taken from them by tho  bar room.  The doctor said that in tho  Province of British Columbia there  are 800 bars, and in the city of  Vancouver eighty bar rooms. In  the province each year there  are 300 women made widows, and  1,000 die as tho result of the liquor  traffic."  Forest Ranger's  A Pure Cream of Tartar Powder  *  Indispensable to best results ���������saves  worry���������saves work���������saves money-  saves health���������saves complaints at table  In order to protect and administer the Dominion Forest Reserves to the best advantage, they  are being subdivided into ranger  districts and houses aro being built  at strategic points for the use of the  rangers in charge. The first of  such houses to bo occupied on the  Duck Mountain Forest Reserve is  located at Madge Lake, a few miles  from Kamsack, Bask.  Madge Lake is a beautiful, island studded sheet of wator, cover-  Yield to Vinol.  The medical profession do. not believe that consumption is inherited,  but a person may inherit a weakness  or tendency to that disease.  A prominent citizen of Evansville,  Ind., writes: "I was ill for five  months with pulmonary trouble, and  had the best of doctors; Ihad hemorrhages and was in a, very bad way.  Through the advice of a friend I tried  Vinol, and I feel that. it saved my  ���������life. It is all you recommend it to  , be: I believe it is the greatest medicine on earth.. I have advised others  to try Vinol, and they havo had the  same results." (Name furnished on  request.)  Vinol soothes and heals the inflamed  surfaces and allays the cough. Vinol  creates an appetite, strengthens the  digestive organs and gives the patient  strength to throw off incipient pulmonary diseases.  Try a bottle of Vinol with the un-  'brstanriing that your money will be  rphinipd   if   it   does   not   help   yon.  John L. While, Druggist, Greenwood, B.C.  -FREE*  TO FUR SHIPPERS  Tho moat accurate, reliable ami only Market Iteport  and 1'rlcu List of its kind published,  "fjhr- Biiabtxt ghinprr"  Mulled Fit BE  to those Intcnutuch In   Ilnw Furs  ��������� SEND US YOUR NAME ON A POSTAL-TODAY  It's not a Tnppur'.s Ciiiidu, but a ���������pul'lir:iU������*ii -h-audl  every two wocks, vhldi gives you reports of*wli:it la  doing In nil tliu Mnrkt'tscf tho World In American  Raw Furs. Tills Information in worth liuiidruda of  ���������dollars to you.  Write for it���������NOW���������IT'S FREE  A.  B. SHUBERT  Tho Largest House In Ihe World dealing exclusively In  American Raw Furs  25-27 W. Michigan SI., Dept.40 CHICAGO. ILL, U.S.A.  WATER NOTICE  NOTICE is hereby given that I,  Thomas Wake, intend to apply to the  Water Recorder, at Fairview, 13. C, for  a licence to take and use twenty-five (25)  miner's inches of water out of McCarren  creek, to be taken out at a point where  said creek is crossed by my East boundary line, aud to be used for irrigation,  agricultural and domestic purposes on  Lot 2084, Township 70, Osoyoos Division  of Yale District.  THOMAS WAKE, Applicant,  * Greenwood, B. C.  Dated this 25th day of November, 1912.  ing seven square miles, and this  ranger-dwelling is picturesquely  placed on its south shore. It is a  comfortable house, well planned  and well lighted, containing living  rooms, as well as office. It will be  painted a dark green with white  trimmings.  Tho trail for this ranger station  to Kamsack will next year be  widened and otherwise improved.  This will benefit the ranger, convenience the public who have forest business to transact, and induce  an increasing number of people to  enjoy the many delights of a summer outing at Madge Lake.  The ranger at this station has  direct charge of some two hundred  and thirty ] square miles of highly  valuable, young second-growth  spruce and poplar forest, and his  central object and work will be to  safe guard it from fire by all possible means, bo that in two or  three decades it may yield welcome  and ubnndant supplies of fuel and  lumber to tho dwellers on tho  prairies.  SEALED TENDERS addressed to the undersigned, iind endorsed "Tender for Public  ISuildiiiif, Greenwood, I!. C." will be received at  this office until 4.00 p.m.. on Monday, December  <). 191a, for tbe construction of a Public  Duildiuc at C.reenwood, B. C.  Plans, specification and form of contract can  be seen and forms ol tender obtained at tlie  office of Mr. Win. Henderson, Resident Architect, Victoria, 15. C., at the Pot-t Office, Greenwood. Ii. C, and at this Department.  Persons tendering are notified that tenders  will not be considered unless made on the  printed forms supplied, and signed with their  actual signatures, staling their occupations,  and places of residence. In the case of firms,  the actual sijrii'itiire, the nature of the occupation, and place of residence of each member  of tlie firm must be (riven,  Eacli tender must be accompanied by an  aceeoted cheque on a chartered bank, payable  to the order of the Honorable the Minister of  Public. Works, equal to ten per cent, of the  amount of the tender, which will be forfeited If  the person tendering decline to cuter into a contract when called upon to do so, or fall to  complete the work contracted for. If the tender lie not accepted the cheque will be returned.  The Department does not bind itself to accept  the lowest or any tender.  By order,  R. C. DESROCHERS,  ' Secretary.  Department of Public Works,  Ottawa, November 18,11112.  Newspapers will not be paid for this advertisement if they insert it without authority  from the Department.���������29965  flLLOW RIVER���������On main line of  Grand Trunk Pacific and Pacific &  Hudson Bay Railway. It is the  desire of the Railway Company to  make it one of the most important  towns in the entire Canadian West.  Lots $10 down, Jio monthly; no interest; no taxes. Write today for  full information. Pac. Bond & Land  Corp., Ltd., 425 Pac. : Building,  Vancouver, B. C.  IN THE COUNTY COURT OF YALE HOLDEN  AT GREENWOOD     ���������  In thc Matter of Julia Kane, Deceased, and In  the Matter of the "Official Administrator's  Act."  ���������"PAKE NOTICE that by order of the  ���������*��������� Honorable Mr. J. R. 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It mailed  ten cents extra for tubing and postage.  Applications and remittances (cash must accompany order), must be  made to  THE  CIRCULATION   MANAGER  "NEWS-ADVERTISER,"   VANCOUVER,   B.   C.  MANUFACTURING JEWELER  The Only Up-to-Date Optical    IVUlcrm      R    P  Department in the Interior.    JWetSOn,    O.  *���������*->.  I BUY YOUR CHICKEN MAUfl  I FEED FOR WINTER  Wheat, Oats, Barley, $1,50 per hundred  Oyster Shell       /       2.50  Ground Bone      -       3,50 '������  %  \  y  \  I  *?  BROWN'S, - FERRY, - WASH. {  l ' A  The  family  remedy   for   Coughs   and Colds  "Shiloh costs so  little   and does   bo much!'  fKXX>0000000000000000000000  T.    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If you have, it is  almost certain that  you now wear Fit-  Kef orm Clothing.  If you have not, you  are missing something. Gome in now  and investigate Fit-  Reform.  W. ELSON,  ���������   *  ,_   Greenwood, B. C. ._  <VJJ.ll. .  (.'���������!  < 'I  ���������il  III  i  4  m  4  -Am  msmmmmmmmimm

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