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 * ^*<������tfTWBt.QMrjgtiVfatw>igj>^������ mm a^^juM,,^,^^^.  ^.rt������WjWu)������A������r������i������������wU������*ft*'!lJ*ftWlWl*W fix *wwo������jtM **������.(���������*������������������������  r ���������������^\^4taiH>4%������>'tWVn.TAW^iU'jnriicjti^  u 4������*aMT)������ufc<nafa1������.-*������������4UOJj������fcA������*ir  if/  tf'..  it <  )"  lr"  >/V  ^f legislative /|^  SEP 241906  ^nj~trtsU^tjL������,  * ^.MIMlhlWf Jin nn^n  Vol. XIII.  ,i i  ."'-- , A;, "*.'.  ���������������...'*   .  ������^w'w>'i'������������>>iuf.i*g< ���������tv^ufc���������m���������MM.**������^W������^���������TrfyV^J'*.^)V*Vwt������*i <<W������*  GREENWOOD, .B. ,C, THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER. 20,1906.  ���������- ''No. I]--,  1      Of :Local ��������� Interest!  ft?  ���������:#SS3:aSB3S ^SS8S&Sfi������&8&0? SSS823  Dr. -Mathison, dentist,..willReturn about loth October.  -. ��������� Jas; C. .Dale' is down from the  -West Fork. He reports work progressing satisfactory- at/the .Carmi  mine.  Jas.   Birnie,  J.   F. Coles and J.  W. Hugh Wood returned Saturday  ���������\ last' from a two weeks' hunting and  .'fishing trip oiuKettle river., v .���������;  ,  ,..; Adolph Fisher, an old-time resident of Greenwood, is spending a*  few days with his son-in-law and  . daughter,  Dr.   and    Mrs.   Oppen-  - heimer.   ���������    -  ,  A marriage license was issued at  the government office on the 18th  inst.,. to George Ross Inglis,   of  " Greenwood and Margaret J. McLean, of Boston,. Mass. .s  ',   '  -   L.'5Bruce\ITodge, local manager  of the 'B. ��������� d. Telephone Co., took  first ..prize  at the Nelson-fair for  White   Wyandotte chickens, and  second prize for L. C. Leghorns. ��������� -  Among   the old-timers from  a  distance  who were in the city last  '���������week attending the annual banquet  .  were:     W.  H.   Covert, John Mc-  .Donald and Colin Campbell, Grand  Forks;    Jno.    McLaren;- Carson;  Hugh Cameron, CauipMeKiniicy:  ��������� and S. T. Larsen, Rock. Cre'eliX ���������  B.  E. Walker, general manager  of   the   Canadian   Bank of Commerce,  and.party,   now on a tour  . of the west, will be iu Greenwood  on tho 30th inst.    Either the city  'council or the-board-of-trade-should,  take' some steps towards entertaining the visitors and showing them  , over the mines aha smelters.  .Yesterday-in St. Jude's church  ab 12.30; Armond Higman, of Fort  Saskatchewan,N. W.T,and Katharine Irene Wood, of Greenwood,  were married by the Rev. Leach-  Porter. A. E.; Duchesnay was  best man and Miss Minkler, brides-  ��������� maid. Mr. and Mrs. Higman left  on the afternoon train for their j  home in the North wesb.  Rich strikes iii   the high grade  mines    around   Greenwood   have  lately been-of so frequent occurrence that little attention is now  paid to them.   The latest is in the  Strathmore at a depth of about 140  ��������� feet.     There is from 6 to S inches  of gold-silver ore,  running up in  the thousands   of   dollars   to the  ton.     It is the richest ore yet discovered in  the   camp, and is free  gold and native silver.    Tho ore of  the    Strathmore   does   not   need  newspaper boosting, it will advertise the mine.  Tuesday last, the ISbbinst., Edwin Blake Dill and Lottie Eliza-*  beth Hallett, of Greenwood, were  married at the residence of the  bride's father, Edwin Hallett,  Long   Lako   street,   Rev.   M. D.  :McKce officiating. Percy and  Mrs. Percy Hallett supported the  groom and biide. Mr. and Mrs.;  Dill left on tho 3.35 train for Nelson to spend their honeymoon. On  their return   they   will  reside on  'Kimberley avenue.   '  * Work was resumed on tho.Gol-  conda this week, by J. C.Haas,  M. E., letting a contract to Alex.  Robinson to run 170 feet of a tun-  . nol. Tho tunnel is now in about  625 feet, and it is expected that the  additional 175 feet will tap the lead  at a vertical depth of about 300  feet. The Golconda is situated  near Boundary Falls, in South  Deadwood camp, and is owned by  Hon. Geo. E, Foster and other  eastern parties, Work has been  done on the claim every season for  ��������� the past ton years,. The lead is  from 4 to 0 feet in width,  , Miss Thompson, of Spokane,' is  visiting her sister, Mrs. Dutican  Ross. '���������  Tho Maple Leaf Brand Fuse is  manufactured by the originators of  Safety Fuse. ��������� Established 1S3G.  J. O. Thompson of -Midway was  brought to tho Greenwood hospital  yesterday suffering from typhoid.1- ,  Percy .R- Godenrath is in the  city';' as" representative of .the Victoria Week; 'of which he is pari  owner.  Drs. Gordon.aud Spankie operated on Dave Oxley. of Phoenix this  week for .a'ppeudieitis. Dave .will  recover."' / -,   ���������"  Hopes; are entertained for the  recovery', of Joe Darraugh, now  being treated in vthe, hospital 'for'  typhoid-pneumonia;.'    ''" ���������"  "There was a' 5-ioun'd jset-to in  the. city Saturday.last between Mc-'  Millun and Mcl'utyre, featherweights. ��������� The 'former won after a  hard-fought battle.";; Our sporting  editor, Will Oliver, ^says "ib was a  left hook done the'trick."  '; It-is said on good authority, that  work willbe resumed on tho Ciri-  boo in Camp McKinney- next;  month. -The. .mine has been.idle  for'.-a number'of years, and was at  one time the big dividend payer of  British Columbia.  The first meeting of the .F- P TJ  syndicate was held this week, and'  H. "Bunting, M.' McHale, Win:  1������a\v^ra'n'd'R.:iD.pMcr^ffistefJ''wer'fc-  appointed directors. Mr. Lawson  will have cnarge of development.  He.is an . experienced miner and  will get the ore if thero is any in  the mine. Development will be  started in a few days.  Tuesday evening Boundary Valley lodge No. 3S, I. O. O. P., held  tho first of their winter social  meetings. About forty members  and their friends were present.  The evening's entertainment consisted'of progressive whist. The  winners were \V. Mclntomney and  D. Wbitefrrd. ��������� Next Tuesday  evening the Initiatory degree will  be conferred.  Tho street committee of the city  council aro in a Berious difficulty.  Kimberley avenue, between Dead-  wood and Providence streets, already has two sidewalks, and there  is  an   agitation   for more.    They  have   jiot yet decided whether to  build a sidewalk up the centre of  the avenue,  or continue the sidewalks on Kimberley along Church  street as far as the hospital.    It is  probable the latter course will be  followed,   as a sidewalk is needed  on Church,  and  Kimberley does  not really require a third sidewalk  yet.  Gold Commissioner McMynn received notico this week that a decision had   been given in the case  of   Eastern   Townships Bank and  W.  II.  Covert vs Vaughan & Mclnnis.     The caso, which involved  tho water right on Fourth of July  creek'for irrigation purposes, came  up for trial ���������before'Mr'. Justice Morrison   at tho spring assizes here.  The decision   is against tho plaintiffs with  costs.    The question of  the. water right on Fourth of July  creek has been   before the courts  for some  years.     Tho caso was  complicated owing to the defendants having  abandoned their undivided  rights and relocated as a  firm, and some doubt as to tho-reg^  ularity   of  the   record of W. H.  Covert, ono of thejplaintiJTd.   It is  popsiblo   that  an;appeal  may  be  taken   from   bhc  decision  of Mr.  Justice MoiTujson.  , .Subject Sunday, evening in the  Methodist church here :' "Fighting  Dreams."  W. A. .Fuller, of Spokane, isvis-  itiug.with his brother, H. V. Fuller, of this city.  Duncan- Murray, who ��������� had his  leg broken at the Pathfinder mine  some time ago, arsived in the city j  yesterday.' John Rogers, manager |  of the Pathfinder, came over with  him.  Ben    Peterson , returned   from  TSulkley   valley  tins,' week.     He  left here about four.months ago to  look   over the northern country. |  Mr.   Peterson- -has hot a very high  opinion' of. the, agricultural possibilities of. the valley,- but says there  are some excellent showings of copper   and silver.     The copper ore  bodies are large and of fairly good  grade. The silver is found in small  veins   and , very rich.     The ore,"  both   copper   and silver, is   in a  basaltic formation. ' Mr. Peterson  met many Green wood ites up north'.  Geo'. McKenzie, 'Geo. Findlay and  Jas.   Hatch will probably remain  there during   the "winter.    Bruce  Craddock' and' Mayor Nad en have  gone   to \Forb Simpson.    Charles'  Shepster, another old time Green -  woodite, carue as far as Vancouver  with Ben.' ~  Resolutions   hiwo   been  passed  and     carried    unanimously,    by  Greenwood    Miners    Union    and  Grand'Forks Miners Union," to celebrate. Labor Day ab Curlew, Lake  in  1907,- as "the celebration ���������" held  there on Sept. 3; 190(5 was .only an  experiment.    We are proud to say  it was n financial and social success  in-every way,' as'.everyone enjoyed  themselves and were only too glad  that they'were there, and nothiug  will be left undone to make Labor  Day next year one of the grandest  ever   was   held in   this country.  Thanking the members of the company and others including some of  the business men of Grand Forks  and   Republic,   (Greenwood  nit)  who helped and  worked so hard  and  made the latter celebration a  financial success.���������Conunitteo  speakers were Mayor Rumberger,  of Phoenix,   J. R. Brown, M.P.P.,  Duncan Mclatosh, Hugh Cameron,  W. H.   Covert, J. R. Jackson, and  C.  Scott Galloway.    Songs were  sung by Thos.' Walsh, I). D. McLaren, S.'T. Larsen, J. N. Paton,  J.   W.  Nelson,  Jas. Kerr,   Win,  [MeBrido   and    C:   S.   Galloway.  ! Jas. Kerr and Colin Campbell gave  recitations.     After a very enjoyable  evening   the,' affair broke up  about'3 a. m.   ..   .  Tho   next   meeting of   the society will be held'in Grand Forks.  I    Among those usually present at  I the annual  gatherings  and much  missed   were" Thos.   McAulay of  Beaverdell, J. M. Lynch, of Ferry,  Wash:, Jas.  C.  Dale of Carmi P.  T.  McCallum 'of Grand Forks and  Chas.  Deitz of Rock Creek.   The  latter came to the province in 1S5S  and   was   unable, to attend   the  meeting  this year through illness.  A number of names were added  to   the   membership,    those who  came to .the district in 1895 and  1S96,  being now elegible for membership. ���������'.'".  !������������*��������������� ' ��������� *  Some,of the great.publications in  London and New York have been  printing .recently work from the  upper stope of R. T. Lowery.  In the Boundary  Jno. T. Black, of New-Denver, is  now guarding Midway.    He is one  of the' most stalwart policeman in  B. C.  In the Boundary more than  $215,000 was paid out for August  wages.  A   bank 'is   "needed   in   Eliolt.  "Hotel: safes are not strong enough.  "H.'.D.  Talbot, forirferiyof Fer-  me' is   driving   a   jack   plane in  Grand Forks.'       i  , A~ B. Sloan,tali the Windsor in  (arand I'orks ,madc a scoop ou  oysters this month.  PIONEERS'  Annual  SOCIETY  tho   Pioaefir  Nelson Items.  The Prince of Wales will not yisit  Nelson this year.  . The Bank of Commerce will erect  a building on Baker street. This  will cause Gib Stanley to move off  the old .lot, and in the future his  celebrated news depot will be on  the    corner nearly   opposite   the j  A Noted Veteran  Thos.   Luscombo,   who   has re������  sided in Nelson for several years is  ono of the most noted men in the  west.    It is 52 years ago this week  since with his regiment he lauded  in the Crimea aud fought through  the terrible engagements that destroyed the  flower of the English  army  in a few months.    After the  bloody   Crimea   he   fought in the  Sepoy rebellion receiving an injury  at the siege of Luckhow that ultimately caused him to lose an eye.  After being mustered out Mr. Lus-  combe lived many years in Bell e-  ville,  Ontario,   and for nine years  an   alderman   in  that "city, in addition  to refusing three times the  nomination for the mayoralty.    He  possesses more medals for his brave  deeds upon the field of battle than  probably   any  other- man  in  the  province,   one of them being given  by   the  Sultan   of Turkey.    Mr.  Luscombe has been married twice  and   his   five year old daughter is  -one of the most winsome little girls  in Nelson.     Although more than  half a century has parsed since he  crossed b'oyonets with the Russians  he   is still hale and hearty which  proves .him to  be one of the most  remarkable.men  living today, and  as~ a warrior for his flag and easily  the  most distinguished citizen.in  Nelson.    When  the Earl Grey,arrived in the city the brave old man  stood on the. wharf, his breast covered  with thesilent tokens of .valiant  acts,.done.that our flag might  live.     The Earl, graciously called  the veteran to his side and grasped  his   hand   but   did   not take the  batble-scarred  hero   into   the carriage.     That would   have been a  great touch,   for withoutthe grand  old soldiers of the past there would  be no governor-generals today.  |    'Nobility in Nelson     |  niost.:    Ab; the reception .quo lady  in the execssiveuess  of Her de3ice  If the", governor-general of Canada caught a cold from the effects  of the frost in Cajgary he certainly  lost it/ in Nelson for the fruit city  threw  up its hat and,danced upon  air during the four days that it  was, blessed with  the, presence of  sub-royalty, at .the city's expense.  Whilo other towns, put up a few  dollars to  entertain the,vice-regal  party  Nelson   threw'  in hundreds  for that purpose, and considers the  money well expended for it is not  every day  that   a real.living earl  drops  into that burg aud gives the  upper ten palpitation of the heart  from  propinquity to titled personages-,   humanly  commonplace,   or  otherwise.  The entree <$ the representative  of  King Edward into the famous  tourist  centre of the Selkirks was  greater, than the coming of a circus  or   a   Homme   d'esprit.     It   was  novel,   exciting and romantic.    As  the   stately   and   swiftly moving  steamer,  Kuskanook,   under   the  able command of Captain'Seaman  hove  in  sight- of the patriotic city  it was met by a fleet of launches  and  armed  with nothing stronger  than gasoline,   nud^ , possibly,   an  odd flask of red eye, although not  a. single individual   was   seen to  pass a bottle   to ��������� his Excellency,  which  is  considered ,by old trail-  blazers   as- a   marked   breach  of  frontier etiquette.    Amid the puffing of-myriad gasoline engines and  the   breaking, of   the, ozone by a  to give .'the-- visitors'' ajjood time,  and perhaps thinking that A,udacq9  fortuna juvab, turned  to Countess  Grey, and effusively askeddier to  allow'".the girls',' (iaU^iSybJl and  Evelyn)  to go. to a cUpce up the  hill  that evening, incidentally.'remarking that there.were some nice  people and  nico houses in Nelson.  The-countess admitted that .but refused  to, allow "the girip)',"to"'go. '  Infra dig,  did you" say-? shattered -  some, > bub' the', lady - in .'question  most be excused for"1 makiug.'suc.h  "a  bi;eak''  in  western   parlance.  In the joyness of her heartland .  the excitement of so mnclrtitle,d  atmosphere   she   was  ,in   earnest  about giving  "the girl?"   a good  time, and no doubt she would have  done it- if the frozen etiquette attached  to official tours of sub-royalty had  nob. bubted in like a pair  of cold feet.;   - ,       . ���������������  The distinguished visitors fished  at Slocan Junction and v.isited several fruit ranches along Koolcna}'-  lake/.'and.were loud in their praise,"  of- everything"- they saw. ' Their  visit for such-.along time in arid   -  around Nelson will'do a great'dcal  towardd    advertising -Kootenay.   "  The fruit will now grow bigger, and  the'fish  out near Bohttingtoh will -  crowd each oth������r to reach any bai\t  that drifts toward tliem>    The snb--  royal  totir has imdroved rn.'iny f-  memory in this province for it ha.s  joyous r mnltifucTc   firm'suT5-"rOyalTWm^ -t������ dis.-  WHITEWATER  Dinner    in  Hotel  Friday evening of last week the  Kettlo river and Lower Okanagan  Pioneers' Society held their annual  meeting    and    banquet    in ��������� the  Pioneer,hotel, Greenwood.    There  were    between   thirty   and  forty  members present.     At the annual  meeting previous to  the  banquet  letters of regret were read from a  number of members who were unable to be present, including one  from  Jas. C.   Dale of Carmi, su-:-  posting that a committee be appointed to collect historical data of  the district,  as many of the older  residents were passiug away, and  in a few years it won Id be diflicu t  to obtain authentic information.  The following officers were elected  for the ensuing year:  J. W. Nelson, presidont; R. R.  Gilpin, vice-president, Grand  Forks; D. Carmichael, vice-president, Fairviow; C. S. McRae, vice-  president, Deadwood; H. Camoron,  vice;president, Camp McKenney;  R. D. Kt.rr, vice-president, Mid-  wuy; J. R. Jackson, secretary; Jus.  Kerr, treasurer.  ��������� At   _t.be   ���������banqupfc   (lie   retiring  president,  Jonn  II. East, of Midway presided.     Although  bacon,  beans and bannocks did not form a  part of the menu,  About everything clso eatablo produced in the  west was on tho table, and Mrs.  Nelson  received: praise   from   all  present for the excellence  of tho  spread. ���������'  The usual  toasts were proposed j is to  be built in Nelson,  and   responded   to..., Among- the I another blow at Ontario.  With tho working of the White-  Madden house.    WitlTthe excep-1water    and    tlie    succcs  of   the  h'finftfti.<.t���������.nT:n,.  a u..:.,i.���������  Rambler prosperity is again looking in the door at this camp.  party entered into a tropical at  mosphero as compared to Calgary.  "��������� At. the wharf a procession was  formed with Mayor Gillett and his  wife occupying the first carrige  with lord and lady Grey, while the  Rocky   Mountain  Rangers  under  cover that they are related'to'Earl  Greyj etc. '��������� In fact His Excellency  might arrange for a grand family  re-union the next time he comes  west. '��������� Those not otherwise qualified "could get in by the'Adam  line,    tb is to be regretted that tho  the command of Captain Forin [party - did not have time to visit  acte das Garde du corps, and with'jother parts of Kootenay. and  the city  brass band vibrating the j Boundary   thi.s   fair   west. .    New  tion of the two Jims, Stanley is the  oldest merchant on. Baker street,  and ��������� dates back to the days when  horse races were run on Baker  street aud the leading citizens were  not considered respectable unless  they got drunk ^occasionally.  James A. Harris, of Greenwood,  aud Miss Bell of Kaslo were married in Nelson last week.  But few people from this city  visited the Kaslo Fair. The Kaslo  people should have advertised their  fair more extensively and had a  steamboat leave here later in the  day. If these two matters had  been attended to properly there  would have been 500 more visitors  at the initial fair in tho prettiest  town on Kootenay lake.  The fair now on in Nelson is a  great success. Tho-mineral exhibit is tho finest in tho history of  tho fair, especially the Boundary  ores.  Saloous or no saloons will be the  platforms at the next municipal  election in Nelson. -Pete-Lamout  will probably run for mayor on the  no saloon ticket.  It was rumored in Nelson on  Tuesday that John-Houston had  been found dead in Nevada.  It in hot generally believed that  tho provincial elections will take  placo in December,'although the  coming of the spring will no doubt  noe something of that kind.  Billy Pool is said to have found  another bonanza - near Poplar  creek.  A canning and pickling factory  This is  G. H. Murhard and his partners  have a lease and boiid on the  Monte .Cristo, near Sproule's.  They have a fine showing bub the  lead is not in place and a crosscut  is being run lo catch tho lead between two defined walls. They  have a car of ore in sight and will  ship some time this month. If the  lead is struck by the crosscut now  being    run   it   will   btiflle a lot  ozone with its most stirring music  the march was made to the recreation grounds where the Mayor read  an address, to which lord Grey replied, the school children waved  flags and sang God Save The King.  During the' proceedings lady Grey  obtained several snapshots with  her kodak but it is to be hoped  that she' did  nob  turn it-towards  Denver would have been a scenic  revelation. While iu tho Boundary  they could- easily- have realized  why Canada's postoffice has a,milr  lion dollar surplus: ���������  The coming of so'many titled  personages to Nelson stirred tho  upper crust of society until it was  soft in the upper stope, and- caused  j a .vast amount of friction between.  '  $  the.west.    As guests'of thecity the! the    masses,    and   the   so-called  second  floor   of tho Hotel Strath- d^es. .'The Council decided thao  the reception'would be as-informal  as possible with no dance as the  governor-general came liore to meet  all the people and not'jinyparticur  cona  was reserved  for tin use of  the distinguished  visitors,  and to  ,          .                                              jtho credit of Colonel Tonikins and  of people   who   having beeu trv-  ��������� ���������    ���������     ,,    . ,   . , .,          ,  .    *    ,.                ,    ,                 "   !,lls excellent hotel it must be said  ing to discourage the lessees.    Ten),,,,.,. ..,,���������., .,     ,     ..     ��������� i l--..r-_    years    ago    many   tunnel,   were I   'f ^abl^ o������������p hotel m all | ,ttr ctass  or cliqac.     In  spite of  driven on the property but without |.;     ������������������'������������������thn������������ver had ui������ ei jthiH   fact   tuo  ladies came to the  .      .i ...     its   roof   so   -much    sub   royalty; Mayor and spoke about giving a  for such u long time. Now j ,i,inco to the ladies of sub-royakv.'  that the ice is broken it would not;The Mayor interviewed Captain  be a great surprise if King Edward Trotter who stated that the ladie.s  success; but it appears thutall the  work was done in the wrong place.  According to the formation the  main lead is up the hill over 100  feet from any of the old workings.  Murhard and his partners expect  to make a .mine out of this property and take up the bond next  spring. More power to their steel  i? the wisli of many.friends.  THE WEST FORK  It is 17 months since Gorman  Wcsb had a drink.  Last year'the Yale-Col unibia Co.  employed 00 inch and cut six million fcebC'f logs around Westbridge.  Tho coming winter this company  will employ 100 men and cut 17  million' feet "of logs which will be  driven on the. Kettle river' to thp  miil at Cascade*  dropped  in  eomo day and handed'  his grip to'Zig.  The occasion  of the visit'under  discussion was a grand lunch for  the tuft-hunters.    Some contented)  themselves by watching fur opportunities to   gaze   silently   at   the  titled   personages,    while    others  more.bold made -desperate efforts  to get   within . the charmed circle  aud hear the voice of sub-royalty  so  that in;. the-.days dp comethsyi  woiild  bo able to boast of tho time^  when  they looked into the eyes.of,  ���������were tired and  did   not wish any  dance1.     However- the society of  Nelson is resolute so on Thursday  a committee of nine ladies issued  invitations to a certain number qf  people to attend a dance in honor.  of lady Sybil and Evelyn, aixl the  war began.     According to Gourc  etiquette the vice-regal party were  guests of tho Mayor and all invir  tuitions frhould have come through  Iiirii,' bub his wife was nob even o\\  thu committei*. '   The'-' loaders, or  ivouId-be leaddrs of Nelson's hi -  ,1  those who. figure in Burke's great:! ci'ety) parvenu antd patrician, as  book and count tlieii4 names by the i this is a free country, {pul ������pprfec$  dozen.     The , coming of Grey tof right   to 'get lip.a bajPfoj1 the dcr  The Royal Seal cigar in ono of  the articles thiii'iB making Nelson  famoup.  Fruit jars and stone crocks at  Anderson Bros.V '.. ' ��������� ���������  Nelson caused tho dream of many  a title lover- to be realized, and  many a little soul in that oily is,  now at peace. Beyond a doubt the  people treated their honored gucstw  with grpnt enthusiasm and ho������pi'-<  tuliry. They .seemed to via with  each other us to who would do the  ieot'atiorj of nobility and them;  selves, eyen if inariy in the com?  munjty did cqnyftJer'tlH'ircqnduc^  of the affair contra boijos more.";  But in' inviting thp white-shirt^  boys of.''1 tho Rocky Mountain,  Rangers to appear in full'drcs/s,  ' ' "''���������(Concluded on'Pa<'c O    ' '���������'  mm iGSavaonwood, B, <3., Sep, -20, 190$,  THE GREENWOOD LEDGE  l������������*aw,yV-^.V<*)l^4*/v^y  Our l'"all.������(ii(l Wintiif Atopic ss now coming to, hand and y,'C Jj^vc no  hcsitatioi) in saying that it }s the largest and best-assorted that we  have ever shown. In Dress Materials we are showingull the latest  and most popular cloths in. nil the most up-to-date T>atterns and  colors, and at all prices,. Qur Millinery Stock for Tall and Winter  is very complete. We are showing all the latest and best models in  Ready to Wear and Pattern Hats.   Come in and see for yourselves.  WOMEN'S GOODS.     A\EN'S GOODS.  SfiSSHSBEBBSiSa  THE LEDGE  Is published, every Thursday-at Green-  wood, B C , and, fhe price is $5 a year,  ���������postage free to, all pfiftscjf Canada, United  States, Mexipa unci Great Britain. Tp  pther countries it is sent postpaid for  ������2.50 a ye&r. Address all letters fp The  Ledge, Gjreiiytpod, B. p.  R. T. LOWERY  EDITOR   AND   FINANCIER.  PREENWQQP, B. P, SEP.   aq,  1906.  THE SUNDAY LAW  Eev. J. G. Shearer, who is now  {ravelling in this province, ia probably the greatest expert upon the  proper observance of Sunday in  Canada. He has made a thorough  study of the matter, spending his  time and talent for the paltry sum  pf $3,000 a year in order to keep  the peopje pf thiB great pomjuion  from dying prematurely of overwork. His mission is a uoble one  and framed to benefit all except  the lazy. It gives the wage slave  a chance to sit down one day in  seven, even if he does work 20  hours a day fpr the other six, We  have just one objection to the  Lord's Day Act which we will  mention later on.  The    Sunday   Observance  law  which goes into effect nexb March  will do away with all kinds of  Sunday   trading,  except in such  things 3s   meals and   medicines.  This   will   keep  the public from  freezirg their stomachs with ice  pream, aud give all the bartenders  a   change to   go   to churqh.    Of  rourse it will be hard en. old booze  fiends who are not lucky onqugh  to have a bottle cached on the back  Btoop,   but they can make up for  the drouth on Monday,  Through traffic on railways will  pot be {-topped nor blinders put on  the Bun.     Eain  and snow will be  permitted  to do business without  interference.     Each j rovince will  regalate its own street railways,  The running of excursions for hire  or pleasure is prohibited which will  tend   in   large   cities   to keep the  people in their tenement houses instead   of   wandering   out in the  country and spoiling the grass in  the green  fields or breathing the  cheap   ozone   that  you find ' 'far  from*'tho    middening    crowd."  Horses,  carriages and 8m.aU boats  can  lie. hired for certain purposes.  Unavoidable  work   in smelters  will be permitted,   but the operation of   mines concentrators and  stamp mills is forbidden.    As tho  miners work eiyht hours a day thin  additional   rest will  bo much eh-  joyed   by ��������� th"  rock pounders and  hmgtlien the life of all mines which  will be much appreciated, especially  in the Slocan.   As tho scarcity of  ���������water   keepB   gome concentrators  idle part of the year, \he owners  may think the law harsh, but from  our observations in the Slocan and  other parte of Kootenay we have  noticed that concentrators observe  Sunday laws better than other kinds  pf mills.   .  amusement becomes a sin. This  clause does not apply to churches  because divine services are not  classed under the heading of work  or amusement.  Newspapers cannot bo bought,  distributed or published on Sunday,  but those engaged in getting out a  Monday morning paper can go to  work after G p. m. on Sunday. We  do not think this is right for Tuesday morning is soon enough to  bring out a paper. The staff of a  morniug paper should rest 48  hours'on Sunday-Resides a day or  two during the week for they seldom attain the ago of 100 years  owing to the strain of handling so  much poisoned thought.  We have always believed in  plenty of rest, and think that two  Sundays in a week would be better  than one. The people of America  are crazy for work and speed. They  should work less and rest, think  and read more. The only objection  we have to our friend Shearer's  Sunday legislation is the fines and  imprisonments mentioned in it.  Do away with these and the present opposition to the Lord's Day  Act will speedily become extinct.  In making amendments to the Act  we trust that objection 'will not be  overlooked.  in ;th&t gold-hannted section that  his brand of political dope had no  water in it, and would put the  Tories under the table very early  in the shank of the evening.  Tiik passing of a few years  makes many ehanges. But a short  time ago nothing was raised in  Kaslo except the wind, Kane, politicians and a few cold decks. Now  the city is famous for its fruit,  (lowers, preserved butterflies,'Fairs  and tho most handsome babies to  be seen almost anywhere in these  grand old mountains.  Somr few yearsjago Abram White  left Texas for New York. When  lie got out of the freight pullman  at that great city statistscs show  that he had but 44 cents. H did  not blow it in for cheap beer or  board but invested it in stocks and  bonds and today counts his wealth  in millions. We would like to  know if there is any chance in  New York for a Greenwood editor  who has an undivided interest in  30 cents.  It is amazing the progress that  is being made in this great west.  Here in these hills where only a  few years ago Billy Murray and us  were glad to eat fried porcupine  out of the pan, and wash it down  with a bottle of Gorman West's  spirit rejuvenator. The trains  rush along with finger bowls  in the dining car, and every time  we eat a $55 dinner on the Bulldog  express the courteous manipulator  of gasrronimical affairs gives us a  receipt in two colors. If that isn't  going .some you can put us off at  F-holC.  MOKBID  all disease.  thought is the cause of  If  you   wish   to be miserable  think of yourself all the time.  Greenwood has one advantage,  it will never be shelled by a battleship.  The craze for speed is commencing to tell in Canada. The C.P.R.  had its most deadly wreck near  Sudbury the other day.  It will soon be necessary to enlarge the ocean in order to accommodate the war vessels that civilized nations are building.  Grand Forks is forging ahead  rapidly. Eor the first time in its  history, oysters in tho shell were  sold in that city during September.  Aritoros of the recent avalanche  of titled people in Nelson wc might  say that that city was always noted  for having lords, dukes, earls and  other blue-blooded personages tarry  within its walls. We well remember tho day lord and lady Boyle  came down the trail and signed the  book in the Nelson House. They  were not invited to a dance in the  armory nor did Keno Jack read  them a funeral address, or the  camp put up their expenses. In  the dining room the waiter came  and asked them if they would have  soup.     Lord   Boyle  ventured to  ask   what kind it was.    "Its   good soup, try some 1" ejaculated  the waiter.' We do not know what  ihe dash represents because since  the French captured the postoffice  in Ottawa an editor must not call  a spade a spade for fear the chap  with the blue pencil will mark him  off for publishing obscene literature.  federal premier had named^   was  not an accident.    The officials evidently   understood  the   policy of  their   superiors and knew what to  do.     The circumstance that they  have escaped  the penitentiary and  that they aro still in office Bpcaks  strongly on  that point.    It is the  desire of the Ottawa politicians to  create a machine exercising its influence at .the polls from the Atlantic to the Pacific.  These gentlemen   assume,   and   not   without  some show of reason, that if they  can control  everyp rovincial government they are practically free  from the supervision of the people.  The    federal   politicians,    united  with the provincial minister in each  province,   can  bring to bear upon  tho public a degree of influence  that is irresistible, and, as our experience with the Ross government  shows,   there is no such thing as  punishment'of political crime when  such a condition exists.    The consequences of such a combination  anyone can readily imagine.     A  great   conspiracy of expert politicians spending   millions   of the  public money, and  none of them  excessively honest,   can dominate  the country, and once the domination is assorted,  the rogueries of-  today at Ottawa will sink into insignificance before the operations  that will be undertaken by these  men.     A great menace to the Dominion is this combine to seize political favor and to use it against  the public.     Let the intrigue succeed and it will need a revolution  to get the grafters out of ofice and  to   restore   the   property  and the  civil rights of the people.���������-Mail &  Empire.    SPOKANE GRAND STAND  wrapped the lines around his waist  in farmer fashion and started to  work He had gone but a short  distance when he saw a stump  ahead and immediately began giving the railroad;''stop" signal with  both hands. The plow struck the  stump and thebrakeman went head  first over the plow. Getting up he  ran angry to the mules and roared:  You flop-eared scoundrels, don't  you over look back for a signal?���������  Atchison Globe.  :y  >:1  BANK OF BRITISH NORTH AMERICA  : PAID UP CAPITAL, $4,866,6678  RESERVE FUND   -   $2,141,333  4  Transacts a general banking business.  Interest  R.    ROBINSON  Is the only shoemaker in  America who obtained a  medal at the Paris Exposition in 1878 for making the  Uest shoes. Boots made to  order; Repairing neatly  executed.  COPPER  STREET,  GREENWOOD  g2Z33^3233ZSXXX^23&23X3  MERCHANT  e        TAILOR - -  $j Special attention given to the  h       Cleaning and Repairing  M Department ^  M CorPEB Street, Greenwood h  allowed on Savings Accoumts, from  .,, oner dollar upwards at -  current rates-  COPPER ST.   -  -   GREENWOOD, B. C.  JMM^MEMMMM^m^imMM^^mmEMM  BANK   OF   MONTREAL  ESTABLISHED  1B17.  PAID   UP  CAPITAL, $14'400,000. REST, $10,000,000  UNDIVJDED PROFITS, $801,855.4-1  Genoral Banking BusinesslTransnctod.   Drafts issued on nil points,; and [CoU������c  tlons made at lowest rates.  SAVINGS BANK DEPARTMENT  "|   W. F. PROCTOR,  INTERESTALLOWEDATCURRENTnATES    /MANAGER GHEENWOOD BRANCH  A MENACE TO CANADA  Now that winter is corning on it  is not advisable to put anything  tender in letters passing between  Phoenix and Greenwood. Might  be frozen in two days.  Afteb a time editors in Canada  will find it difficult to get their  paperB through the mails unlets  they have a Dolitical pull. To a  certain extent it is that way at the  present time.  In Grand Forks Gus Evans runs  a good paper, and doeB not edit it  with a tomahawk. It is Liberal  in politics but patronized mainly  by Tories. Thfs speaks volumes  for Gus aud his Sun.  AH' sports, games, contests and  ^musomentis where any direct or  indirect fee is charged are strictly  jjrohibjtcd., "Wo can play ball,  poker,, opera, drama, Bluff, golf,  fyi?Pt cricket etc., on Sunday but  ���������Qulyas amusement, for the minute  jSgyil, is  introduced. t-Q eport or  Canada is a glorious country but  the freedom of its press is an illusion. .As the blue pencil grows  longer in Ottawa editors when  writing on some subjects will have  to    be careful   or   their  paper will toon   be a-���������^because  therrr���������riu the������������������belt are so   thin in therr���������-that their brains are  liablo to .  Men will work longer hours a.nd  go through more hardship to pjay  poker or politics than almost anything else. Why we know a  fairly sano mau who drove 700  miles in the Oariboo country this  .bojriaar aerety tc tc!| t!;c &y������io$fcgJ cs;ey i>$ tUi !**#i.J5fcrfcs wbicli tho  The meeting of the Liberal Association of Ontario, just held for  the purpose of devising ways and  means, revealed the Federal and  provincial leaders of the party a8  one body, with interests and aims  identical. This situation is a  breach of the great Liberal doctrine  laid down by Edward Blake, under  which local and Dominion questions were to be kept separate. It  in also a menace to Ontario, because it declares that the Federal  power will be employed to restore  tho evil regime, and that, in the  event of success, the two powers  together wil be exerted with a view  of thwarting the efforts of the  people to express their preferences  on public issues.  In certain of the provinces the  combination   of the Federal and  provincial   machines has already  I een affected.   Such is the state of  affaire in the East, where the Ottawa and provincial governments  go out together to fight the people.  Suc'i,  again, is the position iu the  new    provinces   on   the prairies.  The great electoral struggle there  bad for its object the installation  of politician^ who wore the creatures of. the Ottawa men to administer afiajr# in s.uch a way as to  strengthen,   the party grip upon  Federal affaire.    The ballot   box  stuffing in Saskatchewan   by the  officere of tho Laurier government,  with a view to assuring the ascend-  The enlarged grandstand at the  Spokane Interstate fair this year  will accommodate 7,000 people  and will furnish actual seating capacity for at least; 5,000. This  means its capacity is nearly double  what it was , before. The grand  stand was crowded to its utmost  several times last year, and it is  believed that with greater accommodations in this respect, the  crowds which witness the races  will be much larger than at any  time in the past. Seven* thousand  dollars have been expended in enlarging the grandstand. The  stairway also lias been changed so  that it will come to the top of the  grandstand and avoid all the confusion which usually prevailed last  year around the center of the building where people were constantly  coming and going. Chairs are being installed to take the place of  the benches which were used last  year for reserved seats. This will  be a great improvement and will be  greatly appreciated by patrons.  These improvements in the grand  stand will be enjoyed by the crowd  which attempts to see the races on  Derby Day and on other special occasions. .With'7 this grandstand  tilled with 7,000 people, if the  horses are not able to run, it will  not be because they have not enthusiastic backers. In fact there  is everything ro indicate Spokane  will have the finest racing.this  year ever held.  A brake man retired to a farm  and started to lead the simple life.  Having a piece of new land to break  he   hitched up  a  team of mules,  The Kootenay|  Standard Cigar  Is made in Nelson.    Try a shipment and please your patrons.  J. C. Tbelfn, Nelsoa  FURNISHED ROOMS  By day or week ; $2 a week  and up, at the Commercial  hotel, Copper street, Greenwood.    Bath [in connection.  P. POUPARD  Fresh Vegetables, Fresh Eggs  and Finest Creamery Butter  always in stock. Beef, Pork,  Mutton, Poultry. Best Quality.  v,-  E. W. WIDDOWSON  CHEMIST AND ASSAYER  (Late Adsuyer ItVlKim Smelter))  Gold Silver or Lead, each....... .'..$i.oo  Copper......Ji.,so'   Gold-Silver:...$! 50  Charges for other metals on application.  BAKER ST , NELSON.  P, 0. Drawer, 110S. Phone, A67  S 9  P. BURNS .&". GO.  ST.    BIsMO  Is the Leading hotel in  TRAIL, B.C.  James Dawson   -  Propr.  The Hotel Slocan  Three Forks, B. C, is the leading  hotel of the city. Mountain trout  and game dinners a specialty.  Rooms reserved by telegraph.  Hugh Hiyen, Prop.  a  e  o  0  Dealers, in  ppesh and Salt Meats, pish and Poulttfy  Shops in nearly all the towns of Boundary and. |  the Kootenay.  toot  *  ������90 H&Q99Q999GeeOQQ9 .������W069&aa96&Q999&t9QOQG9Q9G9999Q9b  t  H, BUNTING  CONTRACTOR  AND BUILDER  Dealer in  Windows, Doors,|  Turned Work and  Inside Finish.  SHINGLES, BRICK, ETC.  =^  ^  MANITOBA  Wood Fibre Plaster  THE ARLINGTON  COPPER ST. GREENWOOD  None but the best brands  of liquors and cigars.  Morning bracers and  and evening* hyballs always within easy reach  of the 'barkeep."  C. A. DEMP8EY prop.  RIVERSI0E LIVERY  Good Rigs and Expert Drivers.   Saddle  Horses always ready.   Hay, Grain and  Feed lor sale.  GEORGE. fl. CHOPliEY  }H&������O&Qt&*Q96Q���������������QQ8&2������Q99Q0QGQ9OQQ9������QQ������Q9������������9G������&������&&G8i  Jl  Ti*  >trathcona:  Hotel  i.i 11 hi     hi     n������ ������. ���������  n mil m  JlINKUAr, ACT  Certificate of Improvements  NOTICE  Ottawa Function, mineral Claim, situate in  tlie Groonwood Mining Dlvlalou of Yalo DIs  trlct.   WhHio located:���������Providence Camp.  J'AKK NOTICE that Thoman Hcramorloand  Hugh McKra. Kroa Mlncr'a Curtitlcatp No  ,20GA, U.JOtW, intend 'Utydnyo fromdafe hereof  to amity (0 the Mining Kocoraar for a CurtlflcAto  of Improvements, for tho purposn of obtaining  a Crown Grant of tho above Claim.  And further take notice that action, under  nectlon  1)7    must   bo vommonced before tho  U������uiuico of nuoli Certificate of Improvement  Ifttod, th������ wtk cfry of. Au.Ku������t,,.A. p., lotw.  OO  Is Bituatcd on a slight eminence, jusfc a block from the busy  scenes on Baker street, and is within easy touch of everything in the city.  From its balconies cau bo seen nearly  aU the grand scenery that surrounds the beautiful  city of Nelson.     Few hotels in the great west  equal the Strathcona, and tourists from  every land will find within its portals  all the essentials that create pleas-  '  ant memories within the  mind of those who  travel.  Mriainager  NELSON, BRITISH COLUMBIA,  B. TOniCINS  /. lf    '  n***jesTMHt ***.������������������  M.U.J' I i������.]HfcSwIJE*a*i������fi  .UtilJH ���������""'"**'*   ''**'*      "--"'!������������������>  I.-  THE GREEWOOD LlffiSdE:  GreenwcSod; ll' C.j &jf i S8,'195(1:,'  *  r������#  iinWfrt  EHi  Some Good Float  Supplies electricity for Power, Light, Heating  and Ventilation. Power Furnished to'mines  for hoisting and air-compressor plants, with a  guarantee that the service will be continuous.  Get our rates before completing your estimates  GREAT ADVANCE  r  THE CHAMPAGNE OF WATERS,  The Mineral Water Incomparable���������in -  the Cafe, at the Banquet, for the House.  Nature's most delightful and beneficial  bequest to all mankind   , GREENWOOD LIQUOR  CO. f  ;,0O0 Insurance for $2f.50  The new and up-to-date Tripple Indemnity  Policy of the Ocean Accident and Guarantee  Corporation, Ltd., the largest. accident company in the world.   Assets over $7,000,000.  FREDERIC W. McLAINE  DISTRICT AGENT, GREENWOOD, B. C.���������  I  The Pacific Hotel  Is under the management of Greig  & Morrison. The rooms are comfortably furnished, and the bar contains the best brands.of wines, liquors  and cigars in the city.  Tke Pacific Cafe  is conducted by Moore & McElroy  It is open day and night, The dining room is one of the largest in  ' the Boundary, and the lunch, counter is just the place to get a quick  meal.     Copper street, Greenwood.  iwrwt  Is the best furnished hotel in the boundary  district.*' Ic is heated with steam and  lighted by electricity. Excellent sample  rooms. The bar is always abreast of. the ]  times, and meals are served in the Cafe  at any hour, day or night.  Eiraest X Cartler, Prop,  1  From SI   to 8695 is Calumet &  Heola's  record,  the latter figure  being 'today's   price.      It is some  time   since   it sold for a dollar a  share,  but ono man narrates how  he chuckled when he received that  figure for 1,000 shares.    The Boston  Courier of December 28, 1873,  gives an extract   from the scrap-  book of John C.  Watson, which  reads in part:    "So successful have  the Calumet and Hecla mines been  that it has not been thought necessary to make a-formal report, the  uhparalled dividends, so often repeated, being sufficiently satisfactory to stockholders.    As incidental  in showing the estimation in which  they were held as late as the close  of   1865,   one   of   our oldest and  shrewdest mining men, believed to  be thoroughly familiar with all the  mines of Lake Superior, w^iile contemplating a trip to Europe,looked  about for resources for the trip and  turned over his certificates of stock,  particularly those of his 'coppers,'  which might the mora readily be  spared, and  Calumet was selected  as the least likely to depreciate in  value, and the ruling price then being   $1   per share.     At this rate  1,000 shares were disposed of, and  it was believed to be so good a bargain that the trip would be at little  or no cost, the shares having cost  him nothing.    He believed at that  time that they would never realize  more.  "On reading the first newspaper  which ramee. tp hand abroad, he  discovered to his amazement the  record of Calumet selling at So a  share, with unusual activity. It  appears that while he was pursuing  his .way across the ocean, the scene  at home had unexpectedly and rapidly changed. One day a wayfarer plodding his way along  through the woods of the Calumet  location struck his foot against  some unyielding substance and  was laid out straight. He found  to his great surprise. that he had  struck a nugget of copper cropping  out of the ground. Removing  what earth he could readily, he  discovered it to bo very rich in  prospects, and for a price made  known his discoyery, the amount  not being disclosed to the public.  This discovery was soon noised  abroad and proved to be tho outcropping of the rich conglomerate  lode. The shares rose steadily and  in a few months reached $75, an  unparalleled advance in copper or  or other mining stocks."  -4  ���������      I  Criterion dam, penfltock and power  pipe line suffered still worse. An  immense log jam has accumulated  a short distance below the site of  the Wallace avenue bridge covering a distance of about 150 feet,  and tho creek- is cutting a new  channel at tho old Parks mill,  which structure it is feared will be  undermined. Communication with  the Eva mill has to be carried on  by means of the old bridge on Pool  creek while the residents of Gold-  fields have' to traverse the old  Cornaplix trail to the pack bridge  at the head of the canyon of Fish  river and t ike the Beaton wagon  road back to Camborne. The bed  of Pool creek is filled up with about  four feet of gravel,and a,portion of  the creek is following a course just  above tho new record office. The  damage is ' estimated at several  thousand dollars.  It is conjectered' that a cloud  burst is responsible for the damage  as the waters rose to a dangerous  height in, a very short while, and  it is a ��������� matter for congratulation  that the town was not flooded by  the terrible rush of water. Men  are now at work clearing up the  debris and improving the approaches to tho bridges now standing. The destroyed bridges will  be replaced as soon as possible.���������  Camborne Miner,  of 50 cents apiece per day by anyone who wishes to send the remittance to 'Mannger H.' Cosgrove.  Those who wish to obtain the detailed day program of the fair can  have it mailed to them by addressing Mr. Cosgrove. It will be  ready for distribution about September lo.  F. hlEBSCHEH  MERCHANT TAILOR   '  Silverton, B. C.  'w^m^m^s^m^mmm^mM^mmmm^mmmm^!^  .THIRTEENTH. ANNUAL  NTERSTAT  STARKEY & CO.  NELSON, B. C.  ' WHOLESALE  ��������� DEALERS  IN  Produce   and   Provisions  HOLLAND, CHINESE, JAPAN  AND FRENCH BULBS, FRUIT  AND ORNAMENTAL TREES  for fall planting. SEEDS IN  SEASON. .GREENHOUSE  PLANTS,. Floral Work, Home industry.    Catalogue free.  HENRY'S NURSERIES  Seed house and Greenhouses  3010 Westminster Road  VANCOUVER, B. C.  PHOENIX, B. C.  Is opposite the Great Northern depot, aud is a delightful havon for tho weary traveler. Great veins  of hot water run through the entire house, and  bathrooms are always at the service of those in  search of material cleanliness. The dining room is  an enemy to dyspepsia while the artistic appointment  of the liquid refreshment room makes the drinks go  down like eating fruit in a flower, garden. The  sample rooms are the largest in the mountains and  a pleasure to drummers with big trunks.  JAS. MARSHALL, Prop.  Courteous to the Last  ' The steamer was nearing the  completion of a very rough passage  aud most of the passengers were  silent, sad and thoughtful. Only  one gay and sprightly individual  looked as though an earthquake  hadn't suddenly swallowed up his  frieud and all his world goods.  Look hero, he said, dancing  nimbly about, I'm all right. If  you chaps just braco up and be  cheerful, you'd feci all right.  He did a hornpipe and a jig, and  one of his fellow passengers raised  his head long enough to say:  George will you do me a great  favor���������a very great favor���������pos-  Bibly-the last favor I shall ever ask  of you?  ���������'.' Why, certainly old man !   What  can I get for you ?  Nothing. I simply beg of you  to. stop dancing. It shakes the  ship so. ���������London Sphere.  "cWUD~BURSf  Fish river and Pool creek rose  to such proportions on Thursday  night that they swept away tho  Goldfields bridge and McKinnon &  Northey's cable bridge on Fish  river, and tho Wallace avenue  bridgo and Oyster mill bridge on  Pool crock. The penstock and  about 100 foot of tho Eva flume  was. wn������hod out, while the Oyster  Arabia, the development of  which is retarded by the Turkish  misrule, is capable of producing an  unlimited amount of coffee, cotton,  sugar, and other products by irrigation. The peninsula has an area  of 1,200,000 square miles, and two-  thirds of it could easily be cultivated. The remaining one-third  is an irreclaimable.desert. The  climate along , thj coast is hot,  humid, and unhealthy, but in the  interior it is delightful and as  healthy as any in the world. There  are mountain peaks as high as  12,000 feet, very extensive plateaus, having an altitude of from  5,000 to 8,000 feet, with a remarkably fertile soil. There is plenty  of water for irrigation. The entire  tjrritory seems to be underlaid  with subterranean water courses,  and it is only necessary to bore  twenty-five or thirty feet to obtain  an -excellent well. The possibilities of the country are very great,-  and with a good government the  people of the cities would rapidly  accumulate wealth, and the plantation owners could raise .two  profitable crops a year.  The people of the United States  and  the   outside world generally  have very little conception of the  intelligence    and   ability of   the  Arabs, says Wm. E. Curtis, in the  Chicago Record-Herald.    We look  upon  Arabia as a hopeless desert,  with a few wandering barbarians,  forgetting the marvelous history of  the race aud the fact that they,like  the Chinese,  have preserved their  individuality,   their verility, and  tho   strength   of body and mind  which characterized their ancestors  during the crusades.   The descendants of Ishmael aro a   masterly  race, and, although in this generation  they have  fallen behind the  progressiue Europeans, for several  centuries  they   played   the most  important  role in the world's history,   and   their  monuments arc  found in Spain, Africa, India, and  other parts of. Asia.     They were  the world's greatest teachers in the  arts and sciences; lluy established  the first colleges and universities;  many of their public libraries were  as largo a������ those pf modern times;  and   they   were tho iu von tors of  arithmetic,  algebra, geometry, astronomy and philosophj-,  At present Arabia is engaged in  what looks like a successful revolt  against Turkish misrule.  When in Midway  STOP AT  Crowell's- Hotel  SEPTEMBER  24  TO  OCTOBER   6;  Open Day and Night. Two weeks Fair and Races.  ,"$.io,000 in. Prizes and, Purses: Larger exhibits in  every department; Big Poultry Show ; 85,000 for  County and District'Fruit exhibits; Home Industry  Exposition, ocoupying now 85,000 building, filled  with working exhibits. Sensational free acts every  afternoon. Free Vaudeville and Band Concert  every night.    Admission after fl p. in. only 10c."  For Program, Prize Lists and any other information, aduresS,  ROBT. H. COSGROVE,  Secretary and Manager;  SlOJFirst Ave., Spokane, Wash.  NELSON   IRON  B. A. ISA\C  U. VP. tflNrfb'N  ENGINEERS AND   OONTRAGtORS  FOUNDERS AND  MACHINISTS  Repairing and Jobbing executed with Despatch'.'  Sheet Metal Work, Mining and Mill l&dctixridt'f;t  Manufacturers of Ore Cars, R.R, Contractors'' Cafrs*  Corner of Hall and Front Streets  Phone 59 NELSON,  B. C. ?��������� O. Box 173f  S. ������L  MI0HT0N  CRANBROOK, B. C.  Has the largest stock of Pipes, Tobaccoss  Cigars and Smokers' Sundries in the interior of B. C. Mail orders receive  prompt attention.  Crapbrook Hotel"  CRANBROOK, B. C.  Is convenient to all depots, telegraph office's arid', J  banks in the city.   Special attention paid to tourists^ ]  commercial and  and all gue  the wire when you want rooms reserved  fiOGQARTH & ROLLINS  . otherwise.   The cuisine is excellent, jj,  receive courteous attention.   Touch w  :ors.  -? -  :- RUIT       I" ioand 20 acre blocks  a ON KOOTENAY LAKE  LANDS    F������r sate on easy terms.  J. E. ANNABLE  NELSON, B. C.  KASLO  HOTEL  KASLO, B. C.  Is a comfortable home for all  who travel to that city.  COCKLE & PAPWORTH.  Kootenay Engineering WdfUi  NELSON, B. C.  Founders, Machinists and Iron Workers.   Makers of the Crawfbra  Aerial  Tram.    Castings,   Builders'  Materials,  Mill  arid Mining Machinery  P. O. BOX 493. B. C. TRAVIS. fi1ANAa������l������'  THE MAIL STAGE  M. Grillis, Prop.  GREENWOOD TO  FERRY, WASH.  Leaves Greenwood at 7:30  a. m. each 'day. Returning,  leaves Ferry on arrival of  Great Northern train. Ofliice at  ROSSLAND   HOTEL  Copper Street  THE MICHEL HOTEt  Still retains its supremacy as thn . oesfc hotel in tho Kootenayp;  Ostermoor Mattresses  Clean linen and Good Cooking  Excellent hunting in season.   Good trout Ashing in the Elk  river and neighboring streams.   Address all communications to  Thomas Crahan, Manager, Michel, 1$. C.  J.  D. ANDERSON  Civil Engineer and Provincial  Laud Surveyor,  TRAIL, B. C.  CANADIAN  EXHIBITION EXCURSION RATES  Reserved seats in the grandstand  at the Spokane.Interstate fair can  ho secured' in ndvanoo at the roto  NELSON & RETURN  $4.80  On  Sale  September   18,   19, 20.  Returning 24th.  WESTMINSTER  & RETURN  >19.35  On Sale September 28 to Oct 2.  Good to return Oct. II.  DAILY THROUGH SLEEPERS  Arrowhead to Vancouver  For full particulars and berth reservations  npply to local agents or write  J. 8. OAnTICK, I). P. A., Nelunn,  V��������� ,T. COTIiW, \. r\.T. A.Tnnonaror'  The Kootenay Saloon  Sandon, B. C, has a line of nerve  bracers unsurpassed in any inouo-  tain town of the Great West. A  glass of aqua pura given free with  spirits roenti.  Is the home for all1 tourists ���������  and millionaires visiting New '  Denver.  British'   Columbia.  HENI^Y   STEQEv  PROPRv  J. R, Cameron.  The Reception Hotel  In Camborne gives all its patrons  the purest food, drink and cigars.  1    James Lindsley' Prop.'  Leading Tailor of the  Kootenay^/ J  Tfe tifadsof Kfotel?  Blue Prize, Henry Vane,  Columbus and Havana Ark:  CIGARS  arc Union Made Cigars, made by \V. P.  Kilbourne & Co., Winnipeg and sold on  the rourf by OROROR HORTON;  of Grand Forks;' i,' C., caters to  rJiinerSi'nibchahic'satiilsnjeltermen1  A/ B/ Stio'AN,' Manager.'-  Nelson,' B.'C; Is'rlih dh'thef  thVAb'le'rican afiU jjuropeafi'  plan.  NotoltfgVeUc-w'about' '  the house except the gold in1  l*-c safe. ��������� ,  Maionc   &  TncgiII&-T  I  I .mi 11 *.}'*������. "* -iu"J-ii'-j'afi^.^-J^!t���������'^-,*I'������-';|  uicen-  ..I  '-.  s. i'.uL.   UiUiJl  i-j.wvgod Li^ijuj^  v  Now is the time to  jret yonr  FALL SUIT  and   OVLRCOAT  We have a fine range  of Suitings and Overcoatings.  Call and see the new  Fall Fashion Plates.  WFI  SON     Copper,. Street,  ���������   J-fL,^VJiN, Greenwood.  NOBILITY IN NELSON  (Continued from P.ige 1.)  iiiid'"������������������'forgetting' the   blue-shirted  noh'aps oi;asliin'g them to appear iu  t regimen tills,   a bomb  was thrown  i into tho camp that is still sizzling.  5 The west is* too new for snob rule,  .and   those   members   of the sub-  ; royal  party  who pandered to it in  r.Nelson    seemingly   stepped  aside  /from  the finely  drawn linos of ex-  fact   etiquette,   but,  perhaps their  ;.curiosity to see a western hoe-down  .was greater than .their judgment.  The Earl   of Grey and his party  '/did not come here to raise envy and  /Strife-"'in  the community by favor-  fing any  clique or band  of  tuft-  hunters.    They were here in their  jofheial capacity to meet all on an  i equal- plane.     It is stated that the  tE irl ��������� regretted the unpleasantness  ithat occurred   and   issued orders  jtjiat -In  future everything on his  ftoi'ir would ' be strictly official and  $aot swayed in the least by the de-  .fBire of upperteudoiri to bask iu the  -'sunshine of.blueblood to the ex-  idusion of their neighbors.  /���������. His Excellency.took great interest .in; kelson ' and consulted the  v.mayor .and others'upon a variety  yof 'mattcjffi concerning the district.  /He entertained t'hVrnaybr and his  jwife to dinner, and won the respect  iof all  with whom he came iu contact;1 . He was iriu.ch interested in  ���������itHe.' subject, of labor and at his request Frank Phillips gave his side  r<>f the question.    He no doubt was  .-fattjijiatr"' with the woes of the poor  capitalist.    Nelson now awaits the  .'coming of the Prince of -Wales, for  ,'it   is   not  ready to  exclaim, Sic  /transit gloria ni'undi !  COLD CALGARY.  ' Jn spite of the f icfc that Calgary  is 'eoniposed largely of Englishmen  jfche .Earl of Grey met with a re-  r'ceptiou in that cify that \yas below  ,'zero, and with man}' on the outside  jthe greai cow carnp is looked upon  as the abode of social savages.  The treatment was shabby in the  extreme, and as a representative  of royalty his ;Excellency considered it an insult to King Edward.  In roasting the. City .Council for  their lack of courtesy the Eye-  Opener throws in the following remarks :  We . think,    however,   it   was  rather a  health}' sign of the times  that the people of Calgary did not  fall, over, each   other to bow and  scrape   before the Earl of Grey.  The day of the figure-head is passing.     Outside of possessing one of  the plums of the British diplomatic  service, he has none of those qualities  which  arouse the interest of  the   people   iu   their public men.  We of the west would give the  king  himself a tremendous reception  were his majesty to honor us  with a visit, but few of us are hypo  critical enough to affect an interest  in   an  uninteresting understudy.  Grey has' done nothing to command  the admiration of the public.    He  is unknown in  the realms of art,  science or literature.     As a politician   in England he was a nonentity,  of no possible consequence  whatever.     He is not an orator.  He is not magnetic.    He is but an  amiable mediocrity of the lauded  proprietor class, fond of sport and  gifted with tho ability to look wise  as occasion demands, a safe, stolid  dummy,    peculiarly   adapted   by  range of thought for making live  minute speeches of the hot air variety at small towns.   Why, then,  should an intelligent and independent people be expected to run after  him, wildly waving their hats.  A man must have merit in his  own right, must have a prominence  attained' by his own efforts, to be  accepted with extra-special regard  in tho west. Trot along a Gold-  win Smith and see how the people  will raise their hats! Canada  never sent for Eirl Grey. He was  not chosen of the people.    Down  ing 8t;-ecii looked around for somo  phlegmatic nobleman of no special  individuality to -do the figurehead  act in the colony of Canada, and  happened to light on Grey. It  might have been Londsdale or Londonderry or Ilehester or Marlborough or Falmouth or Cadogan or  any ��������� old codger in the earl line.  Canadians uad no say in the matter  and it is silly to expect them to enthuse over the man who happens  to be the king's proxy fnr the  moment and who can feel but a  perfunctory and feeble interest in  the people whom he meets in his  official capacity.  BANDFAIR  The Fairs will soon be all over  and the Boundary people will-have  more time to smoke-Royal Seal  cigars.  COUNGIL MEETING  Council met. Thursday evenin,  Sept . 13, 19"G. Acting Mayor  Bunting and Aldermen Mcllao,  Nelson    and   Sutherland   in the  Moivrtoy  even ins  The notice calling the meeting  was read. Minutes of previous  meeting read and adopted.  Letters were read as lollows:  From Mayor Naden asking for  Fix weeks additional leave of absence.    Granted.  From Geo. W. Cornish asking  for grant towards mineral exhibit  at Spokane fair. Sum of S1U0  granted.  Street ��������� committee reported progress, crossings and sidewalks repaired and that stone crossings had  been put in at a cost of 8*10 on  Government street.  .-���������Water committee reported trench  dug to northern limits and the  pipe laid as far as block 04, and  recommended that the building of  the reservoir be laid over until the  spring, and in the meantime the  pipes be connected wfth the intake.  On motion, offer made the Providence Mining company re reservoir site was withdrawn aud clerk  instructed to notify the company.  Finance committee reported following accounts correct, aud were  ordered paM:  Pacific Coast Pipe Co 82,303.81  Boyd, Burns & Co   Yale.Lumber Co   Geo. Evans   Hardy & Co   Gauuce & Wickwire   Russell:Law-Caulfield Co   Cameron & Huff.   When  you want a monument or  headstone,  write to the Kootenay  ^Marble Works, Nelson, B. C.  ���������'BANDFAIR  IVesonti, Acting  Mayor Bunting and Aldermen  McEae, ^Nelson aud -Sutherland.  Minutes of previous ��������� meeting  adopted.  A letter from A. M. Whiteside,  representing. the Providence company, re: reservoir site, was read.  As- letter di.d not specify modiGca-  tions which company would make,  it was filed.  Accouuts were paid, A. A. Ilnl-  lctt 86.60; C. Kinney $3.00.  J. E. McAllister was present and  stated that the Association of Can-  adian Civil Engineers would be  here on Saturday the 22nd insfc.,  and asked that some entertainment  be provided for them. A motion  was passed deciding on entertaining the visitors and a committee  of-council and citizens appointed  as follows: J. G. McAllister, T.  11. Drummond, Frederic Keffer,  E. R. 1'edp.Uh, W. T. Hunter, G.  II. Collins, H. L. flolman, P.-'J.  Dermody, J. R. Brown, Alex  Miller, Dr. Spankie, Duncan Mcintosh, C. Scott Galloway, Robert  Wood and W. F. Proctor, with  members of the council.  A. ��������� Sater asked help from the  council for keep of one Richards,  destitute, who has been at his place  for the past three months. Referred to Acting Mayor and Aid.  Nelson with power to act.  Aid. Nelson introduced bylaw  No. 120; Revenue bylaw. Bylaw  No. 120 read a first, second and  third time.  Council adjourned.  pay-Day Sale  be at such  prices that  you will want  K Special Poster  each sale as to  to buy. We will -advise you by  a few days before  ) lines to be offered.'  WMtmJsam  FRANK   FLETCHEE  PROVINCIAL LAND SURVEYOR  NELSON, B. C.  Hunter-ICendrick Co.  I). C. Times   Electric Co   Geo. H. Cropley   A.L.White   Reudell& Co   41.05  74.04  7.00  11.00  10.00  , 269,08  53.50  20.39  13-10  133-25  63-56  3-75  -  2-75  Total J3.01r.29  Council adjourned to the 17th  inst..  Council  met in  regular .session  ^ Hew Fall Suits of latest patterns and styles  i&ici at prices that everybody can afford to wear ^  53 clothes,ranging in price from $10 to $20.Jg  .With each suit we give a suit-hanger, which..'������  Will always keep your suit in shape when not m  in use, We have just received over 200 new a  samples from the largest and most reliable  tailoring house in Canada, the "Crown Tailoring Co.," which we Sell at Eastern Prices and  guarantee every suit to give satisfaction,  . A Real Gentleman  The Earl of Grey is a genius, a  diplomat- and a gentleman. Iu  leaving' his hotel in Nelson to re-  sumo his journey to the Coast he  forgot to shake hands with one of  the hotel clerks and sent back word  apologizing for the omission. In  addition he presented the landlord  with a valuable token of his visit.  Such delicate consideration for the  feelings of others stamps His Excellency as one of nature's noblemen, irrespective of title, position  or emoluments. If all guests  treated clerks and landlords with  such tender kindness what a paradise our hotels would soon become.  Waterproof Paints.  Coal Tar, Pitch,  Creosote, Oils for  Preserving Timber,  Roofing, Pitch  And Paints.  Nelson Coke aud Gas !Co. Ltd.  The well-known photographer  of Yancouver, IJ. C., will be  in Greenwood, Copper street,  for two weeks only, commenc-  The china sale will continue until  October 1.    Smith & McRae. ������  Toilet and Dinner Sets, all new  stock, and sold at various prices  by Anderson Bros.  To the Citizens ol Greenwood  You are'invited to the first Grand  Carnival Ball given by the 150,000  Club in' the Grandstand at the  Interstate Fair grounds, Spokane,  on fhe night of September 24th.  Tho ball will be a fancy dress but  no masks will be worn. The  grand march will be led by Edna  tho First,1 Queen of all the Inland  Empire, and will begin immediately after the parade and oriental  exercises. Tickets 81.50 per  couple, may be had at any of the  hotels and at grandstand entrance.  Wo have a hall which will accommodate 500 couples. Yours truly,  F. W. Kiug, : President 150,000  Club. ���������    :  Dekajulio Tea is tbe only tea of  its class in the city, and sold by  Anderson Bros.  This wil be your only opportunity for some time to secure  the highest class of Photographic Work. "Remember the  date,  LilMITBD.  Groceries, Hardware, Clothing and Gents' Furnishings.  , Manager Robt. II. Cosgrove announces that exhibitors who are  coming to the Spokane Interstate  fair must have every article in their  exhibit in place, with everything  cleaned np and in apple-pie order  by noon of Monday, September 24.  if they do not, their exhibits will  be cxclu'ded from the grounds.  This is-'absolutely necessary and  the order is imperative because of  the gi'eat p'n parations which aro  being made this year.to make the  opening night one of the biggest,  if; pot the biggest event of tho fair.  It is bliss to smoke a Kootenay  Belle cigar.    E  FOR TWO WEEKS  E HOTEL  ANACONDA  Is just a few minutes' walk from  the center, of Greeuwood, and a  convenient place to drop in at the  cud of a walk. Convenient to the  smelter and provides the public  with  EDS  OARD AND  EVERAGES-,'  W. B. THOMSON  F.-M. LAMB  PROVINCIAL LAND SURVEYOR  i  GREENWOOD   B. C.  A..-D.  [GRAND FORKS  Jeweler and Optician, dealer in  Fine Watches, High-Class Jewelry,  Diamonds, etc.  WE WANT AT ONCE -  ioo Dominion Copper al.fs 75  5000 California     02)4  5000 Cariboo-McKiimey..     02  1000 Rambler      34  10000 Sullivan       07  5000 Can. Gold Fields Syn     06  WE WILL SELL  1000 International Coal $   65  25 Canadian Marconi.... 3 25  2000 Nicola Coal- nines.....   06  5000 American Boy 03'  5000 Novelty Mines      02/4  100 Northwest Coal   I 25  If.'you wish to buy any of.the above stocks at  prices named, please wire at our expense. ��������� Write for  Quotation Sheet and Market Letter. It will interest  you.   Drawer 1082.  nn  Mining: and Investment Brokers, Nelson, B. C.  BEALEY INVESTMENT AND TRBST CO. LTD.  Houses and rooms to rout.    Also a well furnished barber shop  on Copper street  MINING 5T0GK5, REAL ESTATE AND INSURANGE  QK-EBN-WOOD,   B;   C.  The Old New  Dishes in full or  half sets, 97 pieces  lo the set, S12.00.  97 pieces, Meakins'  Uesst,S15.00.  Glassware ab yonr-  i) wn price. See our  Water and Liquor  glasses. "\Ve can  furnish your homo  complete.  &2nd Hand store, A. L. WHITE-& CO.  J;..Q. MELVSN Late^ND0N,B.c.  Manufacturing:  Jeweler  Kxpcrt Watchmaker and Diamond  Set'tefl Manufacturer of Chains,  Lockets and Rings, Wedding rings  made on short notice.  WORK   GUARANTEED  Next Door to Reading Room  Mailorders Promptly Attended P- O. BOX 268  In Endless Variety  FROM  15 CENTS  TO $1.00 PER ROLL  It Will Pay You to  Inspect Our Stock.  COLES & FRITH, r  mrnmsmmmmsmMmmmsm  1  i!  %%  X  M  >/������������������  i  i  i  >/*  vf  M  V  ���������n  4  i '-I

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