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 rrMeKS&rflKte  ' i  ^  '^  '^OV^f^'  WITH   WHICH   IS   INCORPORATED   THE   BOUNDARY   CREEK   TIMES.  I A#'-.-') ,J;E  ���������jf������   ' ���������' -> .-'Jl'l  yoiv. xviii.  ���������GREENWOOD, B. C, THURSDAY, OCTOBER 5, 1911.  No."12:<  Have you seen the  ; Notorious  Second-Hand  Man  For prices on  Furniture, Hardware  Sporting Goods  Trunks and Valises  Great  Reduction  article  on every  COME ALL atul let us show you  our Goods.  Phone 16   Greenwood, B. C.  ���������^*%<%^<-V^'V,^lV<>������*V%^VV  . Fashionable  Greenwood's   Big  Furniture Store  We have just opened up a shipment of  arpet Squares  Also Hearthrugsand Mats in great variety  They are all priced to sell quickly.      -Drop in and see them.  T. M. GULLEY & Co.  Opposite Post-office.  GREENWOOD, B. C.  Phone 27  THE CANADIAN BANK  OF COMMERCE  SIR EDMUND WALKER, C.V.O., LL.D., D.C.L., President  ALEXANDER LAIRD, General Manager  Mrs. W. ELSON  SPECIALS  CAPITAL, : $10,000,000  REST, -   $8,000,000  COLLECTION   BUSINESS  With its large number of branches, agents and correspondents, .The  Canadian Bank of Commerce is able to effect collections throughout  the world promptly and at reasonable rates. Rates will be quoted on  application.  FOREIGN   BUSINESS  A230  Cheques and drafts on all countries of the world, drawn in sterling,  francs, marks, lire, kronen, florins, roubles or any other foreign currency,  can be negotiated at The Canadian Bank of Commerce at reasonable rates.  SAVINGS  BANK  DEPARTMENT  J. T. BEATTIE, Manager.        -      Greenwood Branch.  I Plumbing and Tinsmithing %  ���������y --^m  ������E.      Our-complete stock of Plumbing and Tinsmith/ g  2~!   ing material has arrived and we are now in a position ^  ������   to do all kinds of job work at greatly reduced prices =2  fpMt -Sri*  S=   in any part of the city or district. -Hs  I PTE    McArthur & Clerf |  ^iiiiiiiuiiaiiiaiiiuuiiiiiiiiiiiiaiiiiiiiaiaiuiiiiiiiuiiiuii^  PASTRY BAKED DAILY AND  ALWAYS FRESH.  45 cents a Package  EMPRESS JAM  5 pound pail, 90 cents  COPPER STREET.  Burrell's majority /will be over  1,900. ,    ' '  The Bostonians change their  program tonight. -,  Charles Kinney and wife are on  a trip to Spokane.    ,  The Fair at Grand Forks was  an immense success.  George Heatherton has returned from a'trip to Ymir,  The 'Star - Theatre - should have  a full house this evening.-  After a long trip John Love  has returned to Phoenix.  ��������� M. Cranley has moved from  Phoenix to Hidden Creek.  Joe Boyer of Nelson is paying  a visit to his brother Owen.  A. L.. White.is offering the  farmers bargains this week.  Born,���������On October 2, to Mr.  and Mrs, Norris, a daughter.  For Rent���������Furnished houses,  pianos, sewing machines. A. L.  White.  Tom Pecks boy Billy is slowly  recovering from' an attack of  chorea. \  " E. Bailey took a look at Eholt  last week. He now lives in Vancouver.        '���������, 'ju'  Born.���������On" September 21, to  Mr.- and Mrs. ������������������ George Watson, a  da'ughter. ,- .  . Mrs. Robert Lindholin of Grand  Forks has gone to' Sweden for a  few months,  ' This season eight carloads of  fruit, have been shipped from  Grand Forks. i  ��������� Quiet a number jof Greenwood  folks,attended the'Fair in Grand  Forks last week.    -;  Gus Biner and Billy Biner are  going to Milwaukee-'to take a few  IS A GREAT SUCCESS  JP.'BHRNS- &.G0:J  A  Dealers in Fresh and Salt. Meats, Fish, ^  v   L     ���������    ���������' ''IS-'  and Poultry.   Shops in nearly all the  towns of Boundary and Kootenay.  f COPPER STREET, GREENWOOD *  THE MAIN THING  ABOUT A CLOCK  is the works. Unless it keeps accurate time a clock is worthless.  But you don't need to ignore  beauty in the case in order to  have a reliable clock.  OUR CLOCKS GO RIGHT  AND LOOK RIGHT  We,* guarantee them to be accurate timekeepers. You can judge  of their attractive appearance.  Isn't it new clock time for you?  A. LOGAN & Co.  GREENWOOD.  B. C.  ROOMS  TO  iasT  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.  %'It you "want to know what Ferry  was like in the'boom days, send 10  cents to the Ledge office for a copy  of Lowery's Claim, of Dec. 1905.  If you want a bargain in old newspapers call at thc editorial rooms of  The Ledge.  lessons in brewing, i  -"The B. C. Copper Co. is building a bridge across the river at  Franklin townsite.-  Mrs. H. H. Huffiof Wenatchee,  came in Monday to visit her son  John for a few weeks.  Mr. Appleton was sent by the  g-overntnent -.to.' -judge_ the _ fair,  but arrived one day late.  Otto Hansen who has been in  the hospital since last spring,  is now recovering rapidly.  - In Grand Forks last Friday  John Huebeck was fined $50 for  assulting Antoine Krouten.  The government is building a  $3,000 schoolhouse at Carson. It  will be healed with hot air.  Ike Goosney has gone to Franklin camp to work at the Riverside  group.    Ralph Poe is foreman.  Walter Bowden is in the hospital suffering from an infected  face, caused by an unsound tooth.  R. Greiger will put up a building in Coalmont. He is closing  out his liquor businessin Oroville.  Joe Martin of Anaconda isin  the hospital suffering from an infected foot, caused by slipping on  a nail.  The city of Grand Forks gave  its Fair $250 in Cash. Greenwood  Council gave the local Fair double  that amount.  There is a paper in South Vancouver called the B. C. Times.  The B. C. does not stand for  Boundary Creek.  At the last meeting of the Council, the mayor and city clerk were  authorized to issue the bonds to  the Big Tunnel Co.  Charles King has recovered  from a severe attack of kidney  trouble, and is once more able to  mingle with the throng on Copper street.  Jim Murdoch abandoned his  airship in Phoenix on Monday,  and came down the hill to take a  swing shift at the Windsor during  the fair boom.  A. W. Wright was in the city  last week. He now has an office  in Vancouver with Charley  Hunter. Years ago Wright was  police judge in Kaslo.  Owing to hard times the Fernie  Free Press is offering its two dogs  for sale at a sacrifice. Both dogs  have never been in need of a tonic  for their appetites, and have eaten  all the pi around the office.  A. A. Frechette and his wife  are having more than there share  of trouble. Their infant son  died on Saturday beiu^ the second  child they have lost within a few  weeks. They have the sympathy  of many friends in their sad affliction.  Louis Colquhoun died in the  penitentiary at New Westminister  last month. He was serving a  25 years sentence for helping Bill  Mitier to rob a train at Ducks  seven years ago. He worked in  Phoenix some years ago, and at  time was a good citizen.  Greenwood's first fair is now in  progress. It opened on Tuesday  afternoon by the school-children  under the leadership of R. G.',Har-  greaves inarching to the skating  rink where they sang the Maple  Leaf For Ever. After neat and  appropriate speeches had been  made by Mayor Mcintosh and J.  R. Jackson, M. P.'P., Martin  Burrell, M. P. gracefully came to  the front, and in a short, but eloquent address declared* the copper  city's first fair open to the world.  Then the children sang God Save  the King, after which the sports for  children were held.  The skating rink is tastefully  decorated with th'e usual bunting  and the exhibits show to great advantage.  Mr. Hill shows a fine collection  of fruit from Stevens county,  Wash. The balance of the fruit is  mainly from the vicinity of Rock  Creek, and is under the supervision  of Mr. Whiting, who has- been  tireless in his efforts to make this  branch of the show a success. In  this department ��������� is also to be seen  the first prize collection of fruit  from the Grand Forks Fair, now  the property of the enterprising  firm of Russell-Law-Caulfield Co.  The Rock Creek people have performed noble work in the making  of our first fair.'  Campbell and McDonald of  Grand Forks show an excellent  display of hand-made hammers and  horse shoes that are a triumph of  mechanical skill.  Martin Anderson has on exhibition a collection of old rare and  quaint coins that are.easily worth  th'o"usands*bf 'dollars,��������� ---*-=--���������-   ��������� ���������  .The mineral "exhibit under the  guardianship of the genial mining  expert, James Sutherland,' reveals  in a cluster of riches the ores of the  Argo, Emma,   Oro Denoro, Wellington,     Athelstan,     Wonderful,  Rawhide,  Helen,  King , Soloman,  Big   Copper,   Crescent   Fraction,  Crescent.  Skylark,  Last   Chauce,  Strathmbre,  Providence, Elkhorn,  Granby, No 7, Golden Crown and  Mother Lode mines.  The Phoenix Brewery Co. shows  in bottles and kegs a tempting display of the wet goods that have  made tbe highest city in Canada  famous. In passing this exhibit  many a mouth watered, and many  a hand reached for a hiddea corkscrew.  The art paintings, photos, and  bric-a-brac on exhibition delighted  artists and rancher alike.  The fancy . work department  under the supervision of Mrs.  Thompson delighted the ladies,  and the married men. Even Spokane never displayed anything  better.  The poetry of motion in the  dancing pavilion stirred the blood  of those who delight to trip the  light fantastic'  Mr. Kennedy's candy stand is  the leading attraction of the show  for the rising sweet-toothed generation. >:....���������"  George Lamb is doing noble  work with his irrigation plant,  while no one need go hungry for  Tom Mastin is right at his quick  lunch counter with pie and sandwiches like mother used t make,  and his coffe is nectar, even for the  gods and reporters.  Russell-Law-Caulfield Co. liave  on exhibition a display of flour and  hardware that shows what we can  do without reciprocity.  Mr. Pannell of Midway has on  exhibition an orphan fawn, and a  machine that will divorce cream  and milk with ease and comfort;  also a pump that will lift water by  blowing your breath against the  handle.  The exhibit of tobacco by Joe  Duhamel plainly shows that Midway has more resources than coal.  The vegetables are ono of the  features of the show. No better  potatoes wero ever seen in Ireland  would cause a commotion if shown  in Germany. The vegetables are  a credit to the growers, and should  be a source of pride to the district.  The fair is a grand success. The  writer saw the first fairs held in  Spokane, Nelson and other places  and noiie of them were equal to the  initial exhibition in Canada's red  metal metropolis. It must be a  source of great pleasure to C. .0.  Tilley, the manager and secretay.  It has been an uphill fight for him  to bring our first fair to a successfully finish, and he has done his  work nobly. The thanks of the  community are due Mr. Tilley and  all those who' aided him to make  our first fair something of which  every resident in the" Boundary  district should be justly proud.  APPLES  Jonathan, Glossop Cultivation Co.  Wagener, H. Pittendrigh; J. G.  McMynn.  Wolf River, A. Mesker; Bubar  Bros.  Red Cheek Pippin, H Pittendrigh.  Yellow Transparent. J. R. Jackson, M.P.P.  Gravenstein, J. G. McMynn.  Bubar's Seedling, Bubar Bros.  Spitzenberg, H. Pittendrigh.  Rhode Island, Bubar Bros.  Pewaukee, J. R. Jackson, M.P.P.  Bell Flower, J. B,. Jackson,M.P.P.  Cellinii Pippin, Bubar Bros.; Sam  Goodwin.  Winter. Banana, Bubar Bros.; A.  Nanzel.  Baldwin, J. G. McMynn.  Salome, J. Walker.  Grimes Golden, J. G. McMynn.  Snow, J. G. McMynn; Bubar Bros.  Mcintosh Red, J. G. 'McMynn:  Mrs. Jupp.  Baxter, J. G. McMynn.  Northern Spy, Albert Nanzel.'  Mann, J..G.'McMynn.  Twenty Ounce, Joe Pascoe.""-"���������"*"  Ben Davis, J. G. McMynn.  Wealthy, H. Pittendrigh ;H.Kayes."  Wismers Dessert, J. G. McMynn.  CRAB APPLES  Hyslop, Glossop Cult. Co.; M.  Christensen.  Transendent, A, Christenson; Glossop Cult, Co.   -  Martha, J. G. McMynn.  PLUMS  Pond's Seedling, W. Jupp; J.   R.  Jackson, M.P.P.  Egg Plum, J. G.  McMynn; J. R.  Jackson, M.P.P.  Lombard, Albert Nanzel.  Italian Prune, J.   R. Jackson; J.  G. McMynn.  FINE ARTS  Oil Painting,   Mrs.  J.   P.  Flood;  Mrs. C. J. McArthur.  Pastel, Mrs. J. P. Flood.  Figure in Oil, Mrs. C. H. Tye..  Floral Mail, Mrs. A. Sater.  Water Colors, Mrs. J. P. Flood.  Landscape, Mrs. Clelahd.  Pencil Drawing, Mrs. J. P. Flood.  Leather Work, Mrs. S.' A. Crowell  Hand Painted Cushion,   Mrs.  A.  Sater.  Pyrography,  Miss,   I.   Crawford;  Mrs. G. Wright.  Prof. -Photography, Diploma to J.  H. James.  Amateur Photos,   T.  S.   Palmer;  Mrs. L. McAstoker.  It was recommended to give Miss.  Tillie Graham a prize for painting. :: 7 :���������'".": ""���������'���������'"���������  VEGETABLES  White Potatoes, R. Folvik; G. A.  Rendall. *  Early Ro3e Potatoes,  H. Kayes;  G. A. Rendall.  Largest Potatoes, W. S. Parks; K.  Robertson.  Field Carrots, T. Pasco; W. Jenks.  Table carrots, H. W. Farmer; .G.  A. Rendall.  Vegetable      Marrows,      O.     G.  Wheeler.  Collection of Vegetables,W. Jenks;  Carmi. ,  Kale, M. Anderson; G. A. Rendall.  Yellow Onions, C. Bing; Sater ,&;  Johns. ,  White Onions, W. Jenks; T. Pasco.  Pickling Onions, W. Jenks.  Tobacco,    J.   Danamel,    special  prize.  Red Onions, W. Jenks.  Pumpkins, O. Bing.>  Parsnips,    W.    Jenks;    H.    W.  Farmer.  Musk Melon, H. "W. Farmer.  Globe Beets, T. Pasco; W. Jenks.  Winter  Cabbage,   T.   Pasco;   M.  Anderson.  Summer Cabbage, M. Bombini.  "or Ashcroft, while tho  cabbages        (Continued on last page)  ^Western Float  " Chilliwack has held  39 annual'  fairs. -      '       .       *     * -  A public hall has been opened  at Mara. -  A   railway   hospital   has   been*  built at Yale.  There are eight motor cars owned  in Summerland. '  Tom Burley is running a barber -  shop in Silverton.  There will be horso races in Ashcroft next Wednesday.  Mre. Steeves has re-opened the  Imperial hotel at Frank.  The tourist hotel at Naramata  has closed for the season.,.1 ������  The Grand,Hotel in Nakusp'has  been sold to J. A. Thew.  There will be an apple show in  Creston upon November 8.  A general store will be opened in  East Princeton this month. *  '������������������ Several more  buildings are being erected in Mission City.  A hunter killed, five* young  cougars near Fernie last week.    '  It is reported that Summerland  will soon have a C.P.R. telegraph  office. ������ -  There will be a provincial election in Saskatchewan upon November 8.  After a trip to New Zealand  Peter Coghlan has returned to  Kaslo.  A tomato was grown at Pentic-'  ton this year that measured 3 x 17  inches.'  The average price of hay at Fort  George is $90 a ton. Last winter,  it was $120.  For jumping a board bill in  Oroville, Harry Helmick was fined  $90 and costs. ���������  W. A. Smyth and J. H. Munro  are opening a moving picture show  in Revelstoke.   ���������  The steamer Crescent has been  put upon the run between Bonner's  Ferry and Port Hill.  The Inland Colonist says that  every few days a bling pig is put  on the hog in Hazelton.  Charles-Tetley died.in England  last month, .i He -was:the. first city ,  accountant of Vancouver.  John A. Gillis who died in  Sandon last week has been a resident of Kaslo for 19 years.  In Hazelton Bert Disney, a cook,  was sent six months to jail  for.*  supplying liquor to Indians.  R. S. Bevah has moved from  Creston to California. - From one  Paradise to another, as it were.  . Fred Auvache of Penticton, and  Miss E. V. Salter of Vernon were  married in the later city a few days  ago.  At Brooks, Alberta, the Duke of  Sutherland, and some of his party  were fined for shooting ducks without a license.  This year peanuts have been  successfully grown upon the west  shore of Osooyos lake, a few miles  west of preen wood.  Sir Edmund Lacou was buried  at Vancouver this week. He was  killed in an auto accident near  Vernon a few days ago.  After living 16 years at an hotel  in Penticton Old-Jack died a few  days ago from a shortage of ozone.  He was a fairly good canine all his  life.  This summer in his garden at  Grand Forks Martin Burrell grew  a sun flower that measured 16  inches across. He should send it  to Taft.  So far this year the canning  factory in Chilliwack has turned  out over eight carloads of goods,  and cannot keep up with the demand.  They are coming back again.  After living in Vancouver for three  years the famous lawyer, R. W.  Hannington has returned to Nelson.  There are more to follow.  Near Fernie the other day, a  Russian jumped off a moving traiu  in pursuit of his hat that had  blown off his head. He is now in'  the hospital without his hat.  The B. C. organizer for the I.  W. of W.^was arrested near Savona  a few days ago, and taken to Kamloops for trial. For some time  past C. N. railway contractors have  complained that he was a nuisance  around their camps, and would not  leave when requested. Iu his  valise the police found a fully loaded automatic revolver.  Mrs. W. J. Harris died in Idaho  last week. Years ago she ran a  laundry in Mullan. Then her  husband moved to Spokane and  started a saloon. He acquired a  great deal of Le Roi stock for a few  dollars, and during the Rossland  boom he sold it for about $400,000.  His wife invested her portion in  Spokane real estate, and at tlie  time of hor death sho was worth  nearly half a million dollars.  *-H  *'B.  .11  VI  ��������� \  t  txmnoimasMmmmtmam  'MMMSIISJBfflMSSnNlSllfflNRlBl&Ql  mmom THE (LEDGE,   GREENWOOD,   BRITISH   COLUMBIA'.  THE  LEDGE  Is located at Greenwood, B. C, and can be traced to many, parts of  the earth. It comes to 'the front every Thursday morniug. and  believes that hell would close up if love ruled the world. It believes  in justice to everyone ; from the man who mucks in the mine" to the  king who sits on the cushions of the throne. It believes that advertising is the life of trade; and that one of the noblest works of  creation is the man who always pays the printer.  The Ledge is $2.00 a year in advance, or $2.SO when not so paid.  It is postage free lo all parts of Canada, Mexico, Great Britain and  thc county of Bruce. To the United States it is $2.50 a year, always  in advance.  JLVe      JL ���������     J  EDITOR    AND    FINANCIER.  GREENWOOD,   OCTOBER   5,   1911.  A blue mark hero indicates that your Subscription has  become deceased, and that tho editor would once more  liko to commune- with your collateral.  A Vote in the ballot box is worth  two before tho election.  No one can climb very high  upon the smoke of a cigarette.  Tiik eating of apples will kill the  craving for booze and tobacco.  It is no longer necessary to pack  a bottle when visiting the state of  Maine.  tbat he could pick up Bruin cvon  if he was a deadhead. After the  deceased bear was taken aboard I  went back to pick up my roll and  found that the wind had blown it  all oyer the townsite, which eventually started a boom in tbat town  when the story got abroad that  money could be picked up in the  streets.  Dave's  feat of shooting a bear  from a  moving train   has   never  loves her husband more for his little  frailties than   for his   rectitudes.  Really our excellencies are in each  others way.    Wo can liato a man  for being so correct but wo never  hate a person because he is near  sighted "or baid or quick tempered.  All some men need is a few redeeming   faults.    Nothing   is   so  porous   as irapecc'ibilifcy.    I   was  never warmed toward old ' Pythagoras until I mado a curious discovery.    I knew that he was called  "the   first philosopher,"   that  ho  converted tho inhabitants of a great  city from habits of debauchery and  luxury to virtue and sobriety, and  that all together he had the reputation of being ono of the world's  wisest men: but I never grew to  love him, until I found out that he  had strictly enjoined upon liis disciples that they should   not   eat  beans, and that so greatly did he  hate beans that he chose  rather  to be killed by his pursuers than f;o  make his escape through a bean  field.    This bean   nonsense sends  the live blood through tho marble  statue   and  transforms   it into a  human.  And ono could hug tyrannical  old Sam Johnson, the great mogul  of English letters, when one reads  that he would never enter a room  with liis left foot foremost.���������Dr.  Frank Crane.  been equalled by any conductor in  So far the Ledge has  not had | the world.    I will never forget the  many   returns from the elections.  Just $19.  Assa Setic has put more people to sleep than any woman in  the world.  In South America a horse can  be bought for a dollar. King  Richard lived too soon.  From our perch in the mountains it looks like a poor time for  The Morning Sun to rise in Vancouver.  War has been declared by Italy  upon Turkey. Towards the end  of this mouth Canada will declare  it upon turkeys.  sight even if it was expensive, although some day I expect to get  even by boarding at Dave's elegant  hotel.'  OUR NATAL DAY  TnE Summerland Review remarks that it is better to trust a  judge who loves apples moro than  he does bear meat.  The editor of the White Horse  Star says that when he writes copy  for his paper he takes his typewriter on his knee. He does not  give the girl's name,  It is just 18 years ago this morning since Tho Ledge was born in  Nakusp.    Since that time it has  had five homes, and a career never  dull,  although at times somewhat  chequered.    It is a long time to  run a paper in the solid west without freezing your pedal extremities,  or being moro or less gently assisted  over the great divide by the indignant multitude. . However we are  still  breathing   tho ozone of this,  mundane sphere,   although   John steamers  Houston  and  a few more of the J North,  old-timers have gone ahead to look  up a location  for us in the camp  where the angels play football with  The Peace River  Talking about the Peace River  country to a Province man Major  McGeo says:  "The great scenic water route of  Canada will in a few years be the  [Summer route now employed in  reaching the mouth of the McKenzie river from Athabasca Landing," said Major McGee, in extolling tho beauties of the Northern  waterways. "Such a river and  lake route will embrace Athabasca  river from the Landing to Athabasca lake; Slave river to Great  Slave lake; McKenzie river to its  mouth, thence to Fort McPherson,  the most northerly post of the  Hudson's Bay Company. Fort  McPherson is situated on the Peel  river.' The far-famed St Lawrence  route   does   not   equal   this   new  was going on.    Cities like Rio de  Janeiro and Buenos   Ayres were  experiencing a growth and  expansion besides wliich,   even  that of  Canada was small.   The population  of the capital of the Argentine was  growing at the rate of 5,000 per  week, and in one year in that city  alone 35,000   houses were   built.  The wealth of the city and  the  tributary country was illustrated  by the size and magnificence of  the public    buildings.    A   music  ball, worth ������12,000,000, a church  worth 815,000,000,    a   clubhouse  costing 84,500;000 with pictures on  the wall worth 8500,000, and the  entrance fee to'  which was $150  gave some indication of the wealth  and: magnificence of the city.  Yet South America was a great  empty land only a small portion of  which had been brought under the  plough. In the Amazon valley  which contained about 2,500,000  square miles, but 500 acres were  cultivated. Yet, in spite of this  tho state of Argentine alone had  exported in one year 0,000,000 tons  of agricultural produce and bought  89,000,000 worth of farm implements.  South America was pre-eminently,- said  the speaker,   a land   of  horses and cattle, containing moro  than the rest of the world put together.    Tho Argentine contained  more cattle than any other country  in the world today.    In one year  in that country 10,000,000 horses  were killed for their hides.    Horses  were one of the most common commodities selling for   $1   a  piece.  Even beggars rode on  horseback.  Mr. Ray described at some length  the Argentine "Gaucho" or cowboy at once tlio  most   religious,  deceitful, .murderous,   treacherous  and immoral of people.    Eighty-  five per cent, of the children born  amongst thorn  were illegitimate;  murders were of every day occurrence; lying and stealing a part of  their very  fibre.    Yet  they were  fearless   horsemen  and   the most  daring having many splendid qualities to offset their vices.  H. W. Farmer & Co.,  REAL ESTATE,  Rock Creek, B. C.  Mountaineer and Kootonay Standard Cigars.    Mado by  J. C. THELIN & Coi, NELSON.  CITV  & jk js jt jx & jf s .j* jx & j* a & a st������  **%  ������&  *���������*  ������������������%  '���������%  %  *���������*  **���������*  *j  *���������*  m.  m.  Leaves Mother Lode  ���������.. 9,30 a.  6:30 p.  Leaves Greenwood.  2:00 p.  m.  8:30 p.  m.  Baggage transferred to  any part of the City. Furniture moved to any part of  the District. General Dray-  ing of all kinds.  SIDNEY OLIVER.  fc  ������*. .  *���������*,  *���������*     ���������        .  ���������^ Saturday last stage ' leaves  **% Mother Lode6p.m., Returning-,  "5 leaves Greenwood 10 p. m.  %  ;���������  %  Greenwood Office  HOTEL  SNORDEN  Frank Fletcher  Provincial Land Surveyor,  Nelson, B. C.  LOWERY'S CLAIM  During the 87 months that Lowery'a  Cliiim was on earth it did business all  over tho world. It was the most  unique, independent ond fearless journal ever produced in Canada. Political  and theological enemies pursued it with  the venom of a rattlesnake until the  government shut it out of the mails,  and its editor ceasad to publish it,  partly on account of a Mazy liver and  partly because it takes a pile of money  to run a paper that is outlawed, lhcre  are still 25 different editions of this condemned journal in print. Send 10 cents  ond got one or $2 50 and get the bunch,  R. T. LOWERY,  Greenwood, B. O.  J. E. CAMERON,  Leading Tailor of the Kootenays.  KASLO,    B.   O.  HAVE YOUR PHOTO TAKEN   BY .  J. H. JAMES of Greenwood.  STAEKEY & CO.  nelson, b. c.  wholesale  dealers .in "  Produce   and , Provisions  About Float.  Float is not a periodical.-  .  It is,a; book containing 86  illustrations all told, and '  is filled with,sketches and  stories of western life. - It  tolls how a gambler cashed  in after the. flush days of  Sandon ; how it rained in  ,    New. Denver   long   after  N/oah 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   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, aud 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 tho  . world.   Address  all. letters to  R. T.JLowery  GREENWOOD, B. O.  waterway, and that the fact is becoming more generally known was  attested this summer when more  tourists applied to make the journey  within the Arctic Circle than could  possibly be accomodated upon the  now   operating   in   tho  Likes the Rockies  Albert   Oroll,   the   noted   New  "Even from the river steamers  it is plainly discernible that the  great'region north of Edmonton is  the clouds. Climbing down to terra rich in tar sands, coal and in some  The elections are over, and the  fall fairs have hit the hay so let us  'get together and rustle a fat turkey  for Thanksgiving Day.   It is easy  'to get the cranberry sauce.  In some towns the farmers bring  melons to editors. In other towns  the editors have to prospect for  melons with a lantern, or else be  content with pumkin pie, and other  old time fillers.  A REAL BEAR STORY  David MacKay is now propri-  ��������� ctor of the St. Francis hotel in  Vancouver; but years ago he was a  C.P.R. Conductor in the mountains, and took the Van Home  party through to the sea in 1887.  "When I first met Dave he was  running a train between Nakusp  and Sandon in' the early days of the  Slocan. Although a native of  Nova Scotia ho loved a gun more  than a fishing rod, and always had  his trusty rifle cached somewhere  on the train for 10 years ago game  was thicker along tho N. & S.  railway than clams in Vancouver.  I   was a frequent   passenger   on  firma we might say that when this  paper first saw the light Nakusp  was a warm town,   and had four  policeman.    It also, had a host of  energetic citizens like Dan Dunn,  Four Flush Jack, Big May, Silver  Tip,  Wildcat, Slivers, Blue Pete,  Tinhorn Mike, Charley Diamond,  and others.    Some of these  have  since   crept beneath the ' daisies,  and the balance have gone else-  where,for none but the good nowlive  in old Nakusp.    Those early days  were. stirring and full of interest,  so little wonder that we oft are  fain to grasp the hand of Time and  turn back the universe to'93, so  that once' more   we could shake  hands with Dan McGillvray.    Dan  gave  us $900 to start this erratic  journal in Nakusp.  IT DOES EXIST  ' 'The Pioneer has found it at  last, in spiteof Col. Lowery's denial of its existence.    A picture  postcard arrived here tho other  day from Hell.    It was somewhat of a shock to us as we al-'  ways   considered   we havo   no  friends residing thore.    It seems  a nice looking place and is situated on the coast of Norway.  Martin Sortomme, a former resident of Phoenix is spending his  vacation thero.''   D-   _...    The Pioneer is mistaken for wo  Dave's train, and one day the two once know a town in Texas of that  of us captured a pair of eagles near  Roseberry.    At another time I was  sitting in the passenger coach just  as the train was pulling into the  suburbs of Nakusp when I felt the  brakes   go iuto   emergency   and  heard a rifle shot.   I was sure that  the train was being held up, and  carolesely I threw a package containing  $100,000   in   crisp  bank  notes onto the next seat and rushed  for the baggage car.    In this way  I expected to fool the robbers and  save my roll.    When I got to the  front end of the train I found that  Dave1had shot a 300 pound bear  from the side door of the express  car,   and had   put on   the air so  name, and, then there was some of  it in Canada when the Sun crossed  the line last month. We were once  in Paradise. It was in Montana,'  and   the  place  places   asphalt.    Mineral deposits  are seen projecting from the sides of  river banks as the tourists travel  northward.    Some oil drilling and  mining operations have met with  great success, and the city engineer  of Edmonton is experimenting with  20 tons of asphalt from  the Athabasca country,  the material to bo  utilized in street paving during the  fall.    We saw along the Athabasca  a coal seam tbat has been burning  for at   least one  hundred years.  Century-old records make mention  of this same coal deposit being in  flames.  "From an agricultural standpoint, the valley of the Peace is a  country of as yet unknown possibilities. The summer weather is  preferable to that of the prairie  provinces, and tempering Chinook  winds makes the winter less to be  dreaded than the same season  would be at Edmonton. Natives  winter their cattle with impunity  in such valleys as Pounce Coupe  and Grand Prairie. A railway  will be built before long from  Edmonton to Fort McMnrray,  bringing civilization into tho last  preserves of tho Hudson's Bay  Company.  "The Peace River country is  very largely settled already by  Gorman and Galician colonists.,  who despite tho short seasons, are  raising m agnificent crops of vegetables and hardy grains. Wo saw  peavine six.feet high growing as  thick as wool.; Tho date of maturing of field crops is three or four  weeks ahead    of   the    Southern  York landscape artist likes the Canadian Rocky Mountains.  Mr. Croll  has spent several   weeks   in   the  Rockies sketching scenes along the  lines of the Canadian Pacific Rail-  I way and he is enthusiastic over the  beauty   of the mountains.   Stopping over at Duluth on  his way  back to Broadway, Mr.   Croll was  interviewed by a paper of that city.  "It is a beautiful country" said  Mr. Croll, "and there are boundless opportunities for the photographer and the artist to get into  close touch with Nature.    Even if  the artist never leaves the line of  the C.P.R., there is plenty of magnificent scenery to satisfy even the  most ardent seeker of beauty."  Mr. Croll predicted a-big inroad  of American tourists into the Canadian Rockies next year.  GREENWOOD CITY WATERWORKS  CO.  r9BQ������99m&������m������������������������e������999mq  _   The Best Arranged Cigar Factory 1  at the Coast, where the  B.C., Old Sports  and the Famous (Clear Havanas)  iBRILLIANTESf  are turned out in larger quantities  than ever.  SOLD ALL OVER  PROVINCE  _  Made by WILBERG & WOLZ  LNew Westminster, B.C.       ������  WHOLESALE GROCERS  Corner Smythe and Beattie St's, VANCOUVER, B. C-  Agents for STIRT0N, & DYER Cigars  The Best Value .of any Cigar made in Canada  Brands:    SALOME.    SAVANNAH.    SMART SET.  CARIBOO.     UTOPIA.  The Greenwood Dairy  PUREMILK  and CREAM  A TRIAL SOLICITED  W. JENKS,  Prop.  PHOENIX, B. C.  Is opposite the Great Northern depot and is a delightful  . haven for the weary traveler. Great veins of.hot water  run through the entire house, and bathrooms are always at the service of those in seareh of material  cleanliness. The dining room is an enemy to dyspepsia,  while the artistic appointment ofthe liquid refreshment  makes the drinks go down.like eating fruit in a flower  garden, The sample rooms are the largest in the mountains and a pleasure to drummers with big trunks.  JAS. MARSHALL        -       -       PROPRIETOR  ail*m'm"T"sfimm  Not a  Service of  Words, but a  Service of Works  l*5?->  ���������trrr-nr *>  .     , contained   three. ���������        UUUBUDru  buildings, and a cemetary comfort- prairio country owing to the great  perfections, but to tho imperfections, of the beloved, as a vine  clings to tho roughness, the cracks  and bumps of a wall, and not to a  number of sunshinny hours in each  summer day."  Horses, One Dollar  ably filled with quiet horse thieves.  Thinking* Themes  Human foibles,  instead of  ro-  pelling,  should attract us.   Real     Rev. C. W. Ray recently lectured  l7li������!ln������fe ^raCI; itS?lf t0.the* in VaDCOl*vorupon South America.  He says that until recently that  continent has never been crossed  from east to west.  Much of the interior has nover  polished surface.   You   will find I been mapped or even explored.   In  that the average and normal wife this vast land a great movement  &'��������� service the custom tailor  with his limited facilities cannot give you ��������� " Fit-rite "  tailored  clothes,   designed  and made by  experts  in  their individual lines of work.  Every portion of the garments receives  most careful attention. Theij are designed  to fit real men, not ideal models. It would  be a verrj exceptional man indeed who could  not find a perfect fit in the "Fit-rite " line.  The stules are the creations of the foremost designers in the business.   Just now  the  stgles  lean   towards  the English  models, and our suits in this line are  among the handsomest garments seen  on the streets.  Either call nt lie ttoro or send us a pout card bearing your        :  "*.an,������ *"d ���������odre������������, and we'll ������Ivo you a copy of tha ''Fit-  rite Style I-oracaat," containing tlio latent nowi of faahion  tendencies for iho coming Fall and Winter.  the British Columbia Copper Co., Ltd.  Mother Lode Mine, Greenwood, B. C.  i ������.'*)j  "������,  ���������*o  r<*\  wm  MA  WJIIL<WMIM.l.|JIIJMIW1iim|mr)1|.,>rw,|lt||)|Jm.      V  tfo  ������i   . -.,.,,    ,,,���������  .    '-.''-'*    i,  ..���������"���������--  .-.   ,'���������'���������'   ��������� *;,<'<���������' '-\'-\!.piji$$(J,l$  ���������   1    . -    !t   .   ,    .  . .  , '.     ���������       '   ."'I*.',  '    V      ,'"(' T. P'Vff-1 &'���������  ??HE  LEDGE,   GREENWOOD,   BRITISH - COLUMBIA'.  \.  WESTERN - - HOTELS.  THE   KOOTENAY    SALOON  Sandon, B.C., has a line of nerve  bracers unsurpassed in any mountain town 01 the Great West. A  glass of aqua pura given free with  spirits menti.  NEWMARKET   HOTEL  ��������� Is the home for all tourists and  millionaires visiting- New Denver, British Columbia.  1 ' Henry Stegc. Fropr.  imiDESVIIXK   HOTEL.  ' I Bridosvillo, B. 0. Provides excellent  accommodation for tourists and travellers. Fresh Egcs and Butter. Special  Irish Whislcey always on hand,  THOMAS   TVALSU,   Proprietor.  HOTEL CASTLEGAR.Castlegar Junction. All modern. ' Excellent  accomodations for tourists and  drummers. Boundary train leaves  here at 9.10 a.m.  *W. H. GAGE, Proprietor  I     REDUCE THE COST OF LIVING    I  THE   PROVINCE   HOTEL  Grand Forks, is a large three-  r story brick hotel that .provides  the public with good meals and  pleasant rooms.' A new building-  out th'e same old rates.'  Kmil Larson, Proprietor,  THE   KASLO   HOTEL  ''Kaslo, B. C��������� is a comfortable  homo for ,ali who - travel to that  city.  Cockle & Papwortn.  GRANITE CREEK HOTEL  Granite Creek; B. C. Headquarters for miners, prospectors and  railroad men. Good stabling- in  connection.' Tasty meals and  pleasant rooms. -  H, G00DISS0N, Proprietor.  ���������~= HOW DOES THIS SUIT YOU ? ' *     *3  ST .   10 Acres all planted in Fruit Trees. Trees 4 years old. 3  ~z. Irrigation system.    Well with Windmill Pump:   , Splendid =3  ������������ Celery garden.   Good stable.     1 mile from school, y2 mile ~s  Sz: from railroad town.                                                     .           ZS  2= OR THIS ?   ' . \ .'        '  3  jfc- ' *> i4*<l  S~ V/2 acres'planted with best varieties of trees 4 years =3  S~ old, beautifully situated on the banks of the Kettle river, -s  Sz Would make splendid summer resort. Good 6-roomed ~2  S~ house, stables, barns, well, etc. ^  STIERBROOKE -HOUSE  . Nelson; B. C. One minute's walk  from C. P. R station. Cuisine  unexcelled; Woll heated and ventilated.  Boy or Bros., Proprietor  GRAND UNION HOTEL  Hedley, B. C. American plan  and moderate rates. First-class  mineral display from all sections  and will exchange for specimens  from any .part of the world,, Reliable information will be given  , investors and working- men.  ANTON'WINKLER, Proprietor.  ������r        For further particulars apply to���������  TREMONT   HOUSE  Nelson, B. C, is run on the American and European plan. Steam  ���������heated rooms. All white labor.  Special attention paid to dining*  room.  Kansonio ft Campbell, Props.  LAKEVIEW   HOTEL  in Nelson, B. 0., employs all  white help and is a home for the  world at *|l.00 a day.  1 Nap. Mallette, Proprietor.  TULAMEEN HOTEL  Princeton, B. C. is the headquarters for miners, investors  and railroad men. A fine location and everything- first-class  KIRKPATRICK & MALONE, Proprietors.  HOTEL KEREMEOS  Keremeos, B. C. This first-class  family hotel is opposite the G.N.  depot and under the personal  v - supervision of the proprietress.  All stages leave this hotel daily,  including the auto to Penticton.'  Mrs. A. F. K1RBY.  1 Land Specialists, ROCK CREEK, B. C. 1  ^iiiiiiitiiiiiiiitiitiiiiiiiiiiiimiitiiiiiiiuiitiiiiiiiiimiaiiiuml  WDIl 11W  This lafge and,roomy hotel is situated in  one of the best and most progressive young  cities of the great west The Leland is built  of brick and contains 75 roonis, This  house is up/tcdate in everything, Every  room has a 'phone and hot and cold water,  Many of the rooms have a bath, and the  management aims to please all patrons,  Remember the Leland when you turn your  attention to Kamloops, Touch the wire if  you want apartments reserved.  LAY OF THE BLACK COUNTRY  Ernest Rhys, ia "The Vineyard"  ' 'England, merry England, your green is getting brown  With the exile of the Plowman who journeys to the town  For the blight is on the wheat-field and the villages go  down.  "I fared along the.highway across the Black Country  I went to look for April, but what was there to see? '  On every road a beggar that a craftsman used to be.  "Once the laud had green fields���������smothered now  with  smoke  Between tbe stealthy  ditches���������where once clear water  broke, -  And   the engines   shouting vengeanc,���������where once1 the  cock-thrush spoke.  "I met a'five-years' child there,  that had no -cherub face  But like a waxen image stared at me from the place  Where grew-no leaf or flower, no green or April grace, -  "I met an English maiden, like a daisy torn away;  me for the Finest Suburban Subdivision  in New Westminster:  When Port Mann is a good townsite proposition New  Westminster will be a large city.  Mark My Words :  Proprieter.  523-524, Pacific Block, Vancouver, B. C.  OPPOSITE    POSTOFFICE  nelson, H. ���������&  W. O. WUS, 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.  " Unequalled for Domestic Use."  Manager  ESTABLISHED 1817  Capital, all paid up, $14,400,000.   Rest, $12,000,000.  UNDIVIDED   PROFITS,    S9G1.789.11.  Hon. President: Lord Strathcona and Mount Royal, G. C. M. G.  President: R. B. Angus, Esq.'  Vice-President aud General Manager: Sir E. S. ClousTON, Bart.  Branches inLondon3?,{fflto<������SSlta} New York, Chicago  Buy and Sell Sterling Exchange and Cable Transfers.    Grant Commercial and  Travellers' Credits, available in any part of tlie world.  SAVINGS-BANK DEPARTMENT n6,^"llt  Her song was like the Carmagnol:    "I go," it seemed to  say,  "For gold there to the city, where night.is turned today!"  "I met a country carpenter���������he look'd like Christ the  Lord:  His tools were sold for silver to get him safe abroad  The vessel for that country where the craftsman hath reward.  "I met the Virgin Mary who once wore heavenly blue:  She hid her Babe from me; her sad eye looked me through,  And she walked upon the cinders,  where once the clover  ��������� grew. - . : .....  " 'Green mansions for the rich men; the streets are for  the poor!'  This is the Plowman's carol, he sings at every door,  As he travels to the city to make one beggar more.  ' 'England, merry England, your fields are trodded down,  And a blight is on the meadow, and the grass is getting  brown,  With the waning of the village and the waxing of the  town."  spectators. Yowell said that the  night he spanked his wife he asked  her repeatedly to refrain from her  hurricane of words, but the verbal  storm lasted for four hours and he  was unable to get a wink of sleep  in that time. He said she could  do a Marathon talk as well lying  down as cavorting around around a  room. The verdict will be a protection to husbands with curtain-  lecturing wives.  HE DID NOT ADVERTISE.  Breathes there a man with soul so dead,  Who never to himself has said:  "My trade of late is getting bad,  I'll try another ten-inch ad !"  If there be, go mark him 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 local line, 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  That nothing may disturb his sleep,  Where no rude clamor may dispel  That quiet that he loved so well. ,  And that the world may know its loss  Place on a stone a wreath of moss,  And on a stone above "Here lies  A fossil, who did not advertise."  PUBLIC NOTICE.  GRAND CENTRAL   HOTEL-;���������  Opposite Postoffice, NELSON,^ B. C.  American and European Plans.  ,    H. H. PITTS, Prop.  Owl Turned Lights On  Edward Pepper, of Bath, Me.,  bad been puzzled for some time by  finding the electric lights in his  her a package.  "Here is that old-rose binding  braid that you told me to buy. I  found it .last Monday in Billings,  Mont.    I have looked for it in 37  Greenwood Branch   -  C. B. Winter, Mgr.  ��������� 9^999a99999999999999999999909999&9999999990999999999  I ^rfffiSVr^ TEMPERANCE ���������  is all right if shorn of humbuggery.  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 ������11���������  store turned on in the   morning states."  when he was sure he had turned  them off at night. No trace could  be found of anyone having entered  the store, which made the matter  all the more mysterious. A watch  was set, and finally an owl was  discovered to be the mischief  maker- The owl would fly into  the store through the' front door  transom and alight on the cross  arms of the chandeliers, over which  the chains controlling the switches  are carried, thus causing the lights  to turn on.  ness, when a drop of pure liquor  "ill  for drugs.  iu time may forestall all necessity  L" Greenwood Ciqtwr Company, Importers, Greenwood, B. 0.  g PQ PP^PP^fP0fPf^^fggP^<P'^^Q0'P^^y ���������^Qf^P^pQ-p^^J^r^^^Q^ QfpQfj^Qfg  ANALYSIS OF WATER.  Chlorine   Sulphuric Acid......  Silica   I/ime ...............  Alkalies as Soda ....  Magnesia    232.00  Lithia ,  .86  Sulphuretted Hydrogen    32.00  8.14  363.43  ; 74-29  84.57  5-91  Has recently been thoroughly  renovated and re-furnished, and  ���������~"*j 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 and eliminate rheumatism and metalic  poisons from the system. Thc  water heals liver, kidney and  stomach complaints. The rates  are $2 a day up; or $12 weekly  up. Postoffice, express and telegraph offices in connection.  A Husband's Triumph  After ten years he returned, footsore and weary. His wife met him  at the door.  "I thought you were doad," she  told him.  "You should have known better  than that," he'said. "Do you remember that last piece of net I  tried to match for you? You  scolded me because there was a  difference of an eighth of an inch  in tho width of the folds, and I  vowed that I would never again return from matching anything for  you until I had found the exact  thing you wanted."   He handed  She tore off the wrappings.  "It is a little too dark," she  said.  "But the sample has faded some  in ten years," he reminded her.  "It is a little too heavy, besides." ���������  "But handling by thousands of  clerks has worn the sample away.  It was heavier when I started out."  "I suppose I can make it do,"  she said.  NEWJADVERTISING SCAIvE.  The newspapers in Greenwood, Phoenix and Grand Forks have adopted the  following scale for legal advertising:  Application   for   Liquor  Licence  (30 days) ������4.00.  Certificate of Improvement Notice  (60 days) $7.50  Application to Purchase Land Notices (60 days) $7-50  Delinquent Co-owner Notices (90  days) $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 subse  quent insertion.  With a view to the better preservation  ofthe Public Highways the attention of  the public is herewith directed to the  provisions of THE HIGHWAY TRAFFIC REGULATION ACT AMENDMENT ACT which enacts as follows:���������*  "It shall be unlawful for any person to  cause to be drawn or driven on any of  the public highways of that portion of  the Province of British Columbia situate  east of the Cascade range of Mountains,  any wagon or other vehicle carrying a  load in excess of that mentioned in  Schedule 'A'.hereunto annexed.  ',     SCHEDULE A.  Wagons and 4 wheeled vehicles shall  not carry a load in excess of the following:���������  On tires under 3 inches 2,000 lbs.  On tires 3 inches in width and under 4  inches 3)000 ibs>  On tires 4 inches in width and under 5  inches 6,000 lbs.  On tires 5 inches in width and over   6,000 lbs. and over.  AND  NOTICE.is hereby given that  the Act in every respect must be strictly  complied with.  Any person guilty of an offence against  this Act shall upon summary conviction  thereof before a Justice of the Peace be I  liable to a penalty not exceeding Fifty  Doilars.  Do not draw logs or timber over highway. Vehicles'meeting ought to turn to  the left. A vehicle overtaken ought to  turn to the, left. A vehicle overtaking  another ought to turn to the right. .  W. G. McMYNN,  Government Agent.  Greenwood, April 6th, 1911.  CENTRAL HOTEL  PHOENIX.   ���������    ���������  The Nearest Hotel to the Granby  Mines.. Plenty of rooms, and one  of the largest Dining Eooms in the  ������ty-    A. 0. JOHNSON, Prop.  O. J. MATHESON  Insurance Agent  I"1KK, L.IFK AND ACCIDENT  Fidelity Bonds, Plate Glass,  Commissioner   for   'Taking  Affidavits  PHQEStilX,   B.   C.  QUEEN'S   HOTEL,  PHOENIX,     B.   C.  The Newest and Largest Hotel in  the City.    Everything neat, clean  and comfortable.    Steam heat and"  electric light.. Meals and drinks !at  all hours.  R.  V. OHISHOLM, Proprietor.  DANNY DEANE, Manager.  Spanked His Wife  That hnsbands have a right to  spank their wives was a decision  reached by a jury in Judge Vande-  venter's court in East St. Louis  after nearly twenty-four hours'  deliberation. The jury there refused to give a divorce to Mrs.  Hannah Rebecca Yowell. Yowell  testified that at 2 a, m., July 5  last, he got up and gave his wife  "a good spanking," because she  had kept him awake for four hours  talking to him. He then dressed  and went to a neighbor's house and  told about it. "He called me 'red  head' when he wanted to make me  sad," said Mrs. Yowell, whose  locks attracted the eyes of many  TENDERS WANTED  Scaled tender!! for purclmse of thc James  Ritclicy saw-mill plant &c (no lumber) at  Bridesville, B. C, will be received by the undersigned at Bridesville, IJ. C. Post Office until  twelve o'clock, noon, ou Friday, the twentieth  dav of October 1911.  The highest, or any tender, not necessarily  tcccpted.  J. R. MARTIN,  Asst. Timber Inspector.  ���������jpmmiijnimmmmnnnnmramnmjmmirawimmfa  1 Greenwood to Phoenix Stage 1  |~ Leaves Greenwood Daily at 3 p. m. ~s  s~ Arrives Greenwood Daily at 10 a. m. S  mmicjin Boyd, Proprietor,     :     *     Ijalcyoit, B. -0. *  ST GREENWOOD OFFICE  L. L. MATTHEWS' CIGAR STORE r3  | H.   M.   LAING,   PROPRIETOR S  ^iiaiiiiaiiaiiiiaiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiuuijiiiiiiiiiaiiiiiiiiii^  PUBLIC HIGHWAYS  . I'rovikci! of British Columbia  NOTICE is hereby given that all Public Illpb-  ways In unorjmnized Districts, and all Mnln  Trunk Roads in organized Districts are sixty-  six feet wldo, and have a width of thirty-three  feet on each side of the mean straight centre  line of the travelled road.  THOMAS TAYLOR,  Minister of Public Works.  Department Of Public Works.  Victoria, B. O., July ,7th, 1911.  COUNTY COURT OF YALE.  A SITTING of tlio County Court of Yalo will  bo hnlden at tho liontt House, Grconwood,  on  Tuosdny tlio 24th dny of Octoer, 11)11, at  olovoil o'clock In tho foronoon.  Hy onlor,  W. G. McMYNN,  Registrar C. O. of Y.  ���������'PUBLIC INQUIRIES ACT"  HIS HONOUR the Lieutenant-Governor in  Council Iibs been pleased to appoint" the Honourable Albert Edward McPhillips, K. C, Presi  dent of the Executive Council: the Honourable  Price Ellison, Minister of Flaauce; Charles  Henrv Lufrrin. of the Citv of Victoria. Esquire;  and William Harold Malkin. of the City of Vancouver, Esquire, to be Commissioners under the  "Public Inquiries Act," for 'the purpose of enquiring-into and reporting- upon the operation  of the "Assessment Act, 1TO3," with respect to  its practical bearings on the fiuaucial requirements of the Province.  The said Commissioners will hold their meetings on the dates and at the places mentioned  hereunder, uamelv:���������  Victoria at the'Executive Council Chamber.  Parliament Building-. Monday and Tuesday,  25th and 26th September at 10 a. m. At the  Court-house or the Government Office at the  following places:���������  Nanaimo, Wednesday and Thursdav, 27th and  23th September.  Vancouver. Friday and Saturday, 29th aud  30th Septctt ber.  New Westminister, Mondav. 2nd October.  Revelstoke, Wednesday. 4t"h October.  Golden. Thursdav. 5th October.  Cranbrook, Saturday. 7th October,  Ferule, Monday. 9th October.  Nelson, Wednosdnv, 11th October,  Rossland, Thursday, 12th October.     -  Grand Forks, Friday, 13th October.  Princeton, Saturday, 14th October.  Merritt, Mondav. 16th October.  Kamloops, Tuo'day, 17th October.  Summerland, Thursday, 19th October.  Penticton, Friday, 20th October.  Kelowna, Saturday, 21st October.  Vernon, Monday, 23rd October, r  II is requested that all persons who are Interested In the matter aforesaid, and who desire  to be heard, will not fall to be present at the  meetings of the Commissioners.  PRICE ELLISON,  . ...       Chairman.  Treasury Department,  13th September, 1911.  THE RUSSELL HOTEL  Is pleasantly situated in the hearty  of Grand Forks, and is convenient  to all the leading financial and  commercial institutinns ofthe city.  Travelers will find it a comfortable  place to sojourn when in the city.  FRED RUSSELL  WINDSOR HOTEL  The Windsor Hotel is one of the  best furnished hotels in the West.  It is located in the heart of Greenwood and within easy reach of all  the financial and commercial 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  E. J. Cartier, Mgr.  BULL CREEK HOTEL  One ot the oldest stopping places on the West  Fork. Good accommodation and plenty to eat.  Fish aud game dinners  in season. Rooms reserved by telegraph.  GORMAN WEST  Prop.  LAND REGISTRY ACT  IN THE MATTER of an 'Application for  duplicate certificate of Title No. 10405a to parts  of Lots 2.3,4., Block 10, Map 21, Greenwood.  NOTICE Is hereby given that It is my intent  ion at the expiration of one month from thc  date of the first publication hereof to issue  .duplicate certificate of Title to said lands to  Graciettc Cujaulie, unless iu thc meantime I  rccolve valid objections In writing.  W.H.EDMONDS.  District Registrar.  Land Registry Office, Kamloops, B. C,  ��������� September 7th, 1911. '/:.���������,  LAND REGISTRY ACT.  IN THE MATTER of an Application for  duplicate Certificate of Title No. 15S*3lla to Lot  352, Group 1, Osoyoos Division of Yale District.  N0TI0K Is hereby given that It is my Intention at the expiration of one month from  dale of tlie first publication hereof to Issue  Duplicate Ccrtlficnioot Tltlo to Henry Nicholson, James Ilmldlcau aud Darrliigton Price,  unless lu the meantime I shall receive valid  objections thereto in writing.  W. U. EDMONDS,  District Refflstrar.  Land Registry Ollice, Kamloops, Ii. C.  Soptembor 19th, 1911.  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.  ARN0TT & HINE      ���������     Proprietors  ON PARLE FRANCAIS  NATIONAL HOTEL  GREENWOOD, B. C.  /  The  Really Best House  in tne Boundary.  Recently Remodelled and  Strictly Up-to-Datc.  Restaurant in connection  f.'l  ' fl  ROY & BOYER  PROPS.  ,^^^ll^M^^i%^.  1 * >���������   ',*   'i ���������-V.y*V������������"* THE. LEDGE,   GREENWOOD,   BRITISH   COLUMBIA-.  Greenwood Fall Fair Cont'd  .White Turnips, G. A. Kendall.  Sugar Beets, W.   Jenks; M. Bom-  bini.  White Carrots, A. Grayser.  Mangold  Wurtzel,   W.  Jenks; G.  A. Eondoll.  Lettnce, W. Jenks.  Two   cabbage,   M. 'Bombiui;  W.  Jenks.  Cauliflower, W. Jenks.  ".Red Cabbage, W. Jenks, M. Bom-  bini;  Swede Turnips, W. Jenks.  Five Turnips, M. Christenseri.  Grain, M. Christensen.  DAIRY PRODUCTS  Three   pounds   butter  Magnetic seperator,  special prize  Eggs, A. Nanzel  made   by  J.   Carrou  lbs print  butter,  AV. A.uger  R. Folvick; S.  BREAD, ETC  Buns, Pacific Hotel  Bread,    Purity    Contest,    Pacific  Hotel.  Scotch Short Bread,G. A. Rendall.  Short I!read,Mrs. "W. G. McMynn.  .Doughnuts,  Mrs. "W. G. McMynn.  Biscuits, Mrs. McCutcheon.  Tea Biscuits, G. A. Rendall.  Pickles, Mrs. F. L. White.  Chili  Sauce, Mrs.  0. M..Rendall;  Mrs. F. L. White     .  Preserved Fruits, A. Neuzol.  Fruit Collection, Mrs. 0. Bastroli.  Pickles, A. Ncnzel  Jams, Mrs. McCutcheon  Jellies, A. Ncnzel.  Homo  Made  Candy,   Mrs. C.  M.  Rendall.  Pot Plants, Mrs. J. P. Flood.  POULTRY  The  display  of  poultry  at our  first annual fair was certainly  far  in advance of all expectations both | next year  in number of entries and  tho very  high quality of the exhibits. Judge  Will Purdy of Ferry, Wash., who  placed  the awards, was delighted  with   the   display.      Mr.   Purdy,  prior   to   coining 'to   the   United  States, had the honor of judging  exhibits   of   the   Queen   Mother  Alexandra, in England, at Church  Gresley, Derbyshire, and Newport,  Pagnell,  Shropshire.    Next week  Judge   Purdy   goes   to   Chesaw,  "Wash., to act as judge of poultry,  aud has further engagements   at  Astoria,   Ore.;  Los   Angeles  and  Santa Barbara, Cal., at the coming  winter shows.  Wyandottes were a nice display,  Mr. Wheeler of Grand Forks, taking the leading prizes. W. J. Mc-  Callum won all prizes on Silver  Pencils with the Grand Forks  prize birds/ Barred Plymouth  Rocks  were very fine indeed, W.  J. Morrison of Grand' Forks,  had  a fine display.    W. J. Methot of  ilyncaster, got the best of it with  S. C. Rhode Island Reds, winning  three  firsts  and  silver  medal for  "foest six  birds bred in B. C.    Mr.  Morrison and E J.Davies of Grand  Forks, divided the honors in R. C.  Rhode Island Reds, with very fioe  specimens, trae to color and feather.  E. J. Cartier of the Windsor hotel,  had a large and varied display for  which  he will  require   his automobile to carry away the  number  of ribbons his pets  won  for him.  Sater & Johns were  large exhibitors, having an extra good exhibit  of Pit games, golden pheasants and  and  Reds,   with  which they won  many riboons.  Tlie cream of tlie poultry show  Jay in  the Orpington classes.    In  the buff classes, J. ;T. Nopp, of  Chesaw, won all firsts'* on young  birds, repeating his .Grand Forks  victory, whilst in the black classes  the quality was still higher. Here  for tho first time Mr. Nopp's great  prize-winning hen, Lady May,  winner of the two silver cups at  Soattle; two silver cups at Puy-  allup, Wash.; two silver cups at  Calgary, Alta.; first prize in her  class and one of a pen that captured the cup for the best pen in  the show at Grand Forks last week;  here she went down in defeat to  two of her yard mates. Mr. Nopp  also wins with his magnificent  black Orpington cockerel, which,  although only live months old,  .weighs 91bs. 34oz, first prize in his  class and the silver challenge cup  for the best individual bird in the  entire show. Leghorns were notable for the high quality of the  birds. T. Bowen of Grand Forks,  winning four first prizes. His  first prize cock bird is reputed to  have cost ������75 iu New York, after  after having succeeded in winning  second prize .at tho New York  poultry show. A novelty in tho  duck classes was tho buff Orpington  ducks exhibited by Mrs. Nopp of  Chesaw. This breed is a recent  importation from England and are  found to be a very valuable' acquisition to the feathered tribe of the  Northwest. They are beautiful  and large framed birds carrying  lots of fine juicy meat.  The Association is much elated  with the fine showing made at this  its first exhibition and will make  strenuous efforts to outdo itself  by offering more valu-  ble prizes aud a more extensive  classification. There were 264  exhibits in the poultry section.  Cartier  J. Cartier  Sparrow    Parrot,  White S. C. Leghorns, T.  Bowen,  three prizes; D. Manly, five...  Black Orpingtons, J. T. Nopp, nine  prizes and the medal given  by  "Will - Purdy for the best bird  in  the show.  Houdans,   C.   G.   Wheeler,    five  prizes; T. Bowen; E. J. Cartier.  Golden Polish, E. J. Cartier, three  prizes.  White Crested Polish, E. J. Car-  tier.  Golden  Sebright Bantams,   E. J.  Cartier, three prizes.  White Wyondottes, C. G. Wheeler,  six prizes; E. J. Eddy, two.  Silver Pencil  Wyondottes,  J.  A.  McCallum, six prizes.  Black   Langshans,   M.   Tomkins,  four prizes.  Barred   Rocks,   G.    Evans,    two  prizes:  A.   D.   Morrison, three;  Mrs. F. T. Harbinson, two.  R.   C.   Rhode Island Reds, C. G.  Wheeler, three prizes;   Mrs.   E.  Davis.  S.-   C.    Rhode   Island   Reds,   T.  Bowen; J. H. Methot; Sater &  Johns.     Methot won the special  prize given by the Bank of Commerce for the best pen of birds.  Buff Orpington,   J. T. Nopp, five  prizes; S. W. Auger.  Buff Wyondottes, E. J. Cartier.  Black   Alinorcas,   H.   A.   Sheeds,  three prizes; E. J. Cartier, two.  R. C. Minorcas, Martin Anderson,  two prizes.  Indian Runner Ducks, E. J.' Car-  tier  Pit Game,  C. J. McArthur, four  prizes; Sater & Johns, three; E.  J. Cartier, one  Beigian Hares, C. G. Wheeler, two  prizes; E. J. Cartier, one  Black Rabbits, Sater & Johns  Blue Rabbits, Sater & Johns  Dutch Rabbits, E. J. Cartier  English Rabbits, E. J. Cartier  White Pokin  Cochin Cock, E. J.  Cartier  Central African Finch, E. J. Car  ' tier  Paraqnets, E. J  Japan Robin, E  East    African  E. J. Cartior  Brazilian Parrot, E. J. Cartier  French Poodles, E. J. Cartier  Toulouse Geese,  Sater &   Johns;  '   A. Nanzel  Anconas, W. D. Parks  Chinese Pheasant, Sater & Johns,  six prizes  Golden Pheasant, Sater & Johns;  J. Eddy  Black Rock Homer Pigeons, C. G.  1    W7heeler, all prizes  Blue Bar Wing Rock Pigeons, C.  G. Wheeler, all prizes  Show Homer Pigeons, E. J. Car-  tier  Black  Show Homers,  E. J. Car-  tier  Red Show Homers, E. J. Cartior,  ,(all prizes  FACY WORK  Point  Lace,   Mrs.   J.   P.   Flood,  both prizes.  Iloniton Lace, Mrs. J;' P. Flood,  both prizes.  Battenburg Lace, Mrs, G. Evans.  Prince Louise Lace,Mrs. Kinney;  Mrs. Flood.  Eyelet  Solid   Embroidery,   Mrs.  Meyer; Mrs. E. F. Smith.  Solid   Embroidery,   Mrs.   F.   L.  While; Mrs. Meyer.  Mount Mcllick Embroidery, Mrs.  Kinney; Mrs. Meyers  Collection Embroidery on White  Linen,  Mrs.  Kinuey; Mrs.  G.  Evans.  Colored  Embroidery on Colored  Linen, Sarah Lawson; Mrs. E.  F. Smith.  Embroidery Monogram, %Mrs.  C.  Forsell; Mrs. F. L. White.  Wallachian Embroidery, Mrs. F.  L .White, both prizes.  Coronation Braid, Mrs. J. Greenwood.  Steune Embroidery,Mrs. Bastroff,  both* prizes.  Fancy Sofa Pillow, Mrs. Cartier;  Mrs. Meyer.       -   '  Crocheted   Bedspread,   Mrs.   A.  James; Mrs. Benson.  Knitted Bedspread, Mrs. C. Ham-  merstadt.  Table Mats, E. Loutard.  Crocheted Doilies, Mrs. E. Leid-  strom;  Mrs.   C. Ilammerstadt;  Mrs. W. H. Barnett.  Wool Shaw], Mrs. Ilammerstadt;  Mrs. J. Greenwood.  Slippers, Mrs. S. A. Crowell.  Drawn  Work  Tea   Cloth,   Mrs.  Meyer; Mrs. E. F. Smith.  Drawn Work, Mrs. E. F. Smith.  Netting, Mrs. W. H. Barnett.  Button Holes,   Mrs.   Flood; Miss  A. McMynn.  Best   Fancy   Knitting by Lady  Over 65 Years Old.MrsRickson  Best Crocheted Article same, Mrs.  Rickson,' Mrs. Ilammerstadt.  Fancy Lmnen Sheets, same, Mrs.  C. Hammerstadt, both prizes.  Hand Made Lace, same, Mrs. C.  Hammerstadt.  Embroidery on Cotton or Linen  by child under 17, Hazel Red-  path.  Hand-made Horseshoes, Campbell  & McDonald.  Best  Collection  of Sofa Pillows,  Miss. Lawson.  A special prize was awarded to  Miss. Crawford for a mineral  painted cushion.  The Great Road  Not for years has the Canadian  Pacific Railway had so many miles  of new track under construction as  they have this year.    New lines  are being built practically all over  Western Canada, and hundreds of  gangs of track builders are at work  in    the   variaus   provinces.'  The  C.P.R's net wcrk of new lines is  rapidly extending into now districts  and as fast as they are built they  are being opened for traffic.    Since  the middle of June live or six new  services   have   been   inaugurated,  and it is stated that there is several  other lines which will be carrying  regular trains  before  the end of  November.    These new lines are'  among the greatest inducements to  new settlers to open  up new districts,  as when  the   services are  established   they have   transportation  facilities   for   getting   their  produce to the  markets.    For the  incoming settler of next year it is  stated that the C.P.R. will rush to  completion nearly 400 miles of new  Hues in Alberta and Saskatchewan.  These   lines   include    that   from  Moose Jaw southwest,   35 miles;  Kerrobert    northeast,    25   miles;  Weyburn    branch   extension,    21  miles; Estevan   branch,   55  miles;  Swift Current southeast, 45 miles;  Swift Current northwest, 35 miles:  Wilkie northwest, 32 miles; Wilkie  southeast,.   31    miles;    Kininvie^  branch extension, 37 miles; Bassano  to Kininvic Jet., 36 miles, and the  Kipp branch extension, 27'' miles.  THE BABIES  The baby show  was  a drawing  card,   and   passed   away   without  ^i^.^^Si8^^^^^^  causing a riot. Miss Black, a professional nurse from Vancouver,  acted as judge and performed her  perilous duty in a graceful manner.  Fourteen beautiful infants were  entered for competition and every  one should have received a first  prize. The first prize of $20, given  by A. S. Black, was won by baby  Cartier; the second prize of $10,  by baby McKay; the third prize of  $5, by baby Davidson; and tho  fourth prize of $2.'50, by baby  Nankervis. The last three prizes  were given by J. R. Jackson, M.  P. P.  His Other Eye  Some thirty-five years ago in one  of the placer mining camps established on the western slope of the  Sierra Nevada range of mountains,  a   wandering  stranger   appeared.  He was greeted with the customary  civilities at the saloon, which as  usual was the headquarters for all  the social or business enterprizes.  This stranger was a quiet,  civil  spoken,   rather   pleasant  sort of  chap,    carrying    one   ^noticeable  mark, which was the total blindness of one eye.    Along  in   the  evening a game of poker was organized in which the stranger readily joined.   After several hours of  play  the resident  members   were  completely cleaned out of cash by  the apparently   miraculous   luck,  or  skill   of   their   visitor.   Then  came a pause when the saloon proprietor furnished a  midnight supper.    The players having renewed  financial arrangements, the saloon  keeper in the mildest way possible,  made the following speech.    "Now  boys  we'll   start   in  for  another  game and we'll play her on the  NOTICE  To '  Philip D. Stanhope,vot .Similkameen Division  of Yale District, Rancher.  ' TAKE NOTICE that the Kettle Valley  Railway Company requires from you for the  purposes of its railway all your estate and interest In ithe land hereinafter descrihed and  will talce, under the provisions of the Railway  Act.  All and Singular that certain parcel or tract  of land situate, lyliijr and ueitifr lu Lot 2576  formerly Osoyoos now Similkameen Division  of'Yale District, in the Province of IJritlsh  Columbia, aud situate, lying; and being- within  a distance of fifty (50) fectou both sides of the  Centre line of the Kettle Vallcv Railway from  Station 1847-56 to Station 1900-47.5 according to  a map or plan of the Kettle Valley Railway as  located, said map or plan being- sanctioned by  the Board of Railway Commissioners for Canada, a copy of which Is deposited with tlie  Registrar of Deeds at Kamloops, B. C. said  centre Hue said Railway throuirh said lot 2576  may be more particularly described as follows:  Commencing at a point being- the point of intersection of the Southern boundary of Lot 2576  with the centre line of the said Kettle Valley  Railway said point being at a distance of 1232  feet more or less from the Southwest corner of  ���������said Tuot 2576 measured Easterly along said  Southern boundary from said Southwest corner  said Lot 2576. and said point of intersection be-  .ing- also Station 18+7-56 on 2' curve to right extending from Station, B. C. 1836-45 to Station E.  C. 1853-93 Centre line of said Railway. Thence  ou a2' curve to right (whose chord bears N. 9'  33'W., astro) a distance of six hundred and  thirty-nine (639) feet to Station E. C. 1853-95,  thence on taug-ent bearing N. 3������ 10'W. astro a  distance of forty-six hundred and fifty-two and  live tenths feet, more or less to intersection with  the Northern Boundary said Lot, said point of  intersection being Station 1900-47.5 on tangent  ���������extending from Station E. C. 1853-95 to Station  B. C, 1937-9S.1), and situate Westerly measured  alongsaidNorthe.ru boundary said Lot a distance of 1851 feet more or less from thc Northeast corner of Lot 2576.     '  The parcel or tract of land hereinabove described from above described centro line of said  Railway shall !>��������� taken to include all the  wedge*, or trianglps lying within Lot 2576 made  by reason of the Southern boundary Lot 2576  uot being radial to, and the Northern boundary  Lot 2576 not being at'rlkht angles to the centre  line said Railway at saitl respective points of  Intersection, Tne said wedges or triangles so  formed shall bo included uy producing, parallel  to said Centre line the Boundaries of said parcel which are parallel lo said Centre line, to intersection with the said Southern aud North  boundaries of said Lot as shown on attached  plan. Said described paicel or tract of land  containing 12.15 acres, more or less as shewn  colored red ou attached plan.  AND TAKB NOTIC1S that the power iu  tended to be exercised bv the said Railway  Ccimpany with egard to the land abova described is the taking of the said land iu fee  .simple for the purposes of constructing the  said Railway and works thereon and operating  tho same,  AND FURTHER TAKE NOTICE that the  said the Kettle Valley Railway Company are  ready and willing and hereby offer to pay the  sum of Seven bundled Dollars as compensation  for the land above described aud for any damages caused by the exercise of their powers  thereon.  FRED BILLINGS,  Solicitor for the Kettle Valley Railway Company.  Dated ut Vernon, B. C. this 7th day of September, 1911.  ARG������  TONNEL  The Argo Tunnel adjoins  the townsite of Greenwood  and can be reached in a few  minutes walk from the een-.  tre of the city. Tourists.and  mining men are always welcome at the workings.  OLA LOFSTAD, President.  mBssmmsmBiasm  Get your Razors Honed \  and your Baths at  Frawley9s  Barber . .  Shop, Greenwood,  ism&������om>������@e������99mQWQQQm9l  GREENWOOD and  '   MIDWAY STAGE  Leaves Greenwood for Spokane"  at 7 a. m., and for Oroville at 2:30  p. m. ARoniE Gillis.  WATER   NOTICE  ��������� I, Jean F. Ferroux of Carmi, Province of  British Columbia, Farmer, give notice that ou  the Sth day of November, 1911,1 intend to apply  to tlie Water Commissioner, at Fairview, B. C,  fora licence to take aud use fouroubic feet of  water per second from the West Fork of the Kettle River in Similkameen Division of Yale District. The wafer is to be taken from th������ West  Fork of Kettle River about one-third oi a mile  above the Carmi bridge aud-is to be used upon  part (25 acresl of Lot 2360 and part of the surface  of the "Hartford" and'-Tamarack Frac" mineral claims Lots 125s and part of sub Lot 3 containing iu the aggregate about four hundred  acres, for 'irrigation-purposes.  ���������     J, F. FERROUX  Witness  C. J. Leggatt, Barrister of Law, Greenwood,  B.C.  W. F. M.  f  Greenwood Minora  Union,-No. 22, W.  F.-M., meets every  Saturday evening in Union Hall, Copper street, Greenwood, at 7.  Also in hall at  Mother Lode mine  Friday evenings at 7.  BERT de WIEL.E, Secty  LYNN CREEK DAIRY  DELIVERED  To any part of the city or district  OFFICE at FRED B. HOLMES'  J.McDONELL, Proprietor  ed out.   .  For 36 years the mine's output  in gold bullion has averaged more  than $500,000 every month. There  are some by-products in silver,  lead and copper, but they do not  add much to earnings.  MANUFACTURING JEWELER,  Department in the Interior. N E.LS0N, B.6*  B. C, MINING NEWS  square, for I want to give notice  HORSE RACES  The following were the winners  in the horse races.  Pony  Race ��������� O.   Schenck,   E.  Jackson.  Saddle and Turn���������0. Russell',  A. Shankland.  Free for All���������M. Park, W. H.  Craig.  Cigar Race ��������� O. Russell, A.  Shankland.  Potato Race���������A. Shankland, F.  Phelps and C. Russell tied for  second place.  Cowboy Race���������F. Phelps, A.  Shankland.  Needle and Thread���������A. Shankland,  C. Russell.  A report of live stock prizes and  other events will appear next week.  The|product of  ": Grapes,  81  llNiiiiuip  time Hhosphafc i  &W>K3'*--'������K^^  Forced To It.  She���������And you are a strict vegetarian?  He���������Oh, yes.  - What; made ypu a vegetarian?  Oh, I've been runniug a country  newspaper for twenty-five years.���������  Yonkers Statesman.  that if anybody is caught cheating  in this here game we'll shoot his  other eye out." The delicacy displayed in avoiding personality was  a tribute to the inherent Chester-  fleldian qualities of the spokesman,  and well illustrates the latent sense  of humor prevalent in Mining  camps at that time.  Then there is tho case of Gns, a  German, an imaginary miner who  was discovered by a friend drilling  into barren-country rock near the  edge of a perpendicular precipice  some two hundred feet from the  bottom. When questioned as to  what on earth he was doing there,  andjwbatkind of a mine he expected  to develop, Gus replied, "Veil  Oscar, dis may not be such a h���������1  of a mine but I tell, you one ding,  Oscar may be I have got the finest  dump in'tho" United States.   Ain't  it?" ,;.       .   Greatest Gold Mine  The Homestake gold mine, located at Lead, near Deadwood in  the Black Hills of South Dakota, is  the largest gold mining proposition  upon the American continent.  The Homestake lead was opened  soon after the discovery of gold in  the Black Hills and the mine has  been in constant operation since  1876.   The   ore  is   low   grade,  yielding on the average not more  than 83 a ton, but the supply of it  is so vast, and is so easily worked  that it is of inestimable value.   All  of the scientific processes are employed in extracting the gold, for  the ore is both free and refractory.  Three thousand men are employed in and about the mine.    There  are more than 50 miles of railway  underground.   The lead has been  prospected to a depth of 3,000 feet  and is worked to 1,500 feet.   Apparently the supply is inexhaustible, the engineering force asserting  that material for 40 years of work  at the present rate is already block-  The Platinum Goldfields Co., is  sinking a shaft on its placer ground  at the forks of the Tularaeen and  Similkameen rivers.  About 200 tons of coal are being  daily shipped by the Princeton  Coal Co.  Colonel Robert Stevenson is looking for a mineral location, that he  found 40 years ago in the Hope  mountains.  The Mark Mineral Claims, situated on Trout Creek in the  Okanagan, is being developed, and  there is every indication of its be-'  coming a very valuable mine.  Assays from this property have  been 100 ozs. silver, 50 per cent,  lead, 1 to 2 per cent, copper and  85 gold.  The California mine near New  Denver shipped a carload of ore  last month.  Last week in tho Crow's Nest  Pass, about 300 men wero at work  in the coal mines at Frank, Blairmore, Burmis, Passburgand Police  Flas. It is thought that the  strike will be over this month.  Angus McDonald   and  eon  returned this week from the Slocan  district, where they have been doing some developing work on their  claims.   They are greatly pleased  at the latest showing on their property which is  situated about four  miles from Sandon and a railway.  The claims which are known as the  Christina group adjoins the Richmond-Eureka, and also a part of  the Slocan Star, sold this summer  this summer  for  $600,000.   The  development on the property include a 45 foot tunnel, with ores in  various places.    On the Ontario a  tunnel has been driven 50 feet, and  a winzo sunk 45 feet, at the bottom  of which eight inches of carbonate  ore   was   encountered.   On    the  Christina a tunnel has been driven  200 feet, and assays from this property ran about 6150 per ton  in  silver and lead.���������Phoenix Pioneer.  A GREAT BLAST  Yesterday in the Mother Lode  mine, 2,500 14 foot holes were  blasted at once with over 11 tons  of dynamite, set off by electricity,  breaking down over 100,000 tons  of ore. This is the greatest blast  ever' set off in any mine.  Art Perfected.  Donald, who was keen on fishing,  started to dress his own fly-hooks.  He was mot by a crony one day,  who said:  "I hear ye're begun to dress yer  ain hook noo, Donal'.    Is't true?"  "It's a' that," answered Donald.  "An' yer. can put them up ony-  thing nateral like?" inquired the  crony. / \  "I dinna ken for that," replied  Donald, "but-^hero were a spider  ran away wi' two of them yesterday."  The  chaffeur is the  power behind the thrown.  A man in good  health finds it  easy to laugh at the illsof otihers  R4M0US, PEOPLE  MLOTHROP    -^j  IN CUBIC FEET  25 cubic feet.of sand, 1 ton.  18 cubic feet of earth, 1 ton.  17 cubic feet of clay, 1 ton.  13 cubic feet of quartz, 1 ton.  Fljoloj'npti bj Nolm.n, Honlntl.  LORD MQIItLT STEEHEH  The Career of a Great Canadian  The greatest philanthropist ot Canada Is Lord Mount Stephen; tho  greatest benefactor of tho United States is Andrew Carnegie���������both men who  came to tho now world as poor boys from the east of Scotland, have made  great fortunes and have spread with lavish hand their accumulated wealth.  When George Stephen, the son of a poor carpenter in the small Scotch  village of Dufftown was born in 1829,,the outlook for a great success seemed  surely dim and improbable. When, after completing the course at the littlo  parish school he undertook to earn his living as herd-hoy on the minister's  farm in the glen, no vision came to him of the time when he would be known  os a Lord, high in the councils of State, the friend of the King and the benefactor of his people. Then came an uncontrollable desire to see the larger  world, and as an apprentice In the drapery trade he went to.Aberdeen, and  later to Glasgow and London. In 1850 he left England for Canada, where  he engaged in the woolen business, and in a few years was well on the high  road to prosperity.  In Canada he found his cousin, Donald Smith, later Lord Strathcona, and  the two Highlanders who had played together as boys, joined Issues, and soon,  like the meeting of two brooks, their united efforts flowed In one channel.  Both were directors in the Bank of Montreal, both are interested in railways,  and both have achieved fame as philanthropists, statesmen, art connoisseurs  and In diplomatic circles. In 1875 Lord.Mount Stephen joined a syndicate  for purchasing the bonds of the Dutch'stockholders of the St. Paul and Pacific Railroad, which, when completed, controlled the Northwest of Canada.  When British Columbia entered the Dominion if was with the understanding that the Government would build a railroad across the continent.  The Government failed sadly in its plans; In 1880,-ono year'before the entire road should have been ready, only 700 of-its nearly 3,000 miles woro completed. Chaos prevailed and collapse was Imminent. Then Lords Mount  Stephen and Strathcona came forward and for a subsidy of $25,000,000, full  title to the section already built, and a land grant of twenty-flvo million  acres���������a territory as large as Ireland iand Wales���������they promised to join tho  two oceans within eleven years. They accomplished thd task ln five. Lord  Mount Stephen was made a baronet ln 1886 and fivo years later was raised  to tho peerage with his present tltlo, which was taken from a mountain near  the railroad that his onergy and onterpriBe helped to croato. >.  Inltnd Kcorillof la Act oflh. I'irlltuenI ofCimOi, la Uu J*������������.������������������������������*>r W. 0. Hick, it lb. Oeparlmait of At rlculliin.


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