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 -���������- ������v  *     proTiBcialfeftrirfiEP  1&  W     /J   ;-"I1'< ' ^7fyfe&  ������������������  7V *-'**��������������������������� --^v    '���������        7c#7,f:',   .;^i:3S  sTPEii5<ir'r ..:���������'"'���������* :'-'-':!'*"*:;^:  &n  ' '-     't     ',.<-'' I  THE OLDEST  MINING  CAMP  NEWSPAPER  IN  BRITISH  COLUMBIA  Vol.   XX.  , GREENWOOD, B. C.,*,THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 11,    1913.  No.' 9  SCHOOL BOOKS  A. L WHITE  We must have room for our  ,   Winter Goods  iff ��������� in  AND  SCHOOL SUPPLIES  JOHN  L  Boots, Stationery, Kodaks, Wallpaper,,Etc.  Therefore  all QUILTS and  BLANKETS now on hand will  be sold at  Surprisingly Low Prices.  Around Home  ^55<55<!5s*^!SS<:S'^<?2S^  =S������������:-  ALWAYS OPEN  for  I  I  I  acDonald  ACCIDENT   A SICKNESS   INSURANCE  =A L S O *=���������=.  FIRE AND LIFE INSURANCE  OPPOSITE WINDSOR HOTEL, GREENWOOD  ORDERS  -  i  i  ^  William C. Arthurs  IHE  BREAD & CAKE  BAKER  Vienna Bakery,. Greenwood  =^  - ������������������^������������������������������������������������������������! .wu*M.,,,meann**v*~rzraaB*amn*miamiim>^sflriiift.  Greenwood's   Big   Furniture  Store  For solid bed comfort a  FELT MATTRESS AND COIL SPRING  are a fine combination  WE ARE SHOWING A   GOOD  RANGE OF BOTH'  Os'tefmoor, Sfarfelt and American Felt Mattresses,  Leggatt & Piatt Coil Springs  Ham & Nott Coil Springs.  T. M. GULLE Y & Co.  Opposite Postoffice.  GREENWOOD, B. C.  Phone.27  ALLOW US TO SHOW YOU  . the many perfectly charming; jewelry novelties that we have gathered. Our present display is a  splendid one, and even more extensive in style and character than  our best previous efforts.  RINGS.     WATCHES,     NECKLACES,  MESH BAGS AND  SILVERWARE  were never shown in such variety  and so reasonably priced. We  guarantee them all.  WALTER   G.   KENNEDY  GREENWOOD,  B.  C.  A. LOGAN & Co.  GREENWOOD.     -     B. C.  WHOLESALE  DRESSMAKING  MISS DREVER  Rooms in Miller Blk.  over Drug  store.  A Full Stock of First Class Pipes.       Pipe Repairs  ������ a Specialty. -  WANTS. Etc-  For Sale. ��������� A large quantity  of Shingles. Charles Kinney,  blacksmith and wagon maker.  Greenwood.  THE CANADIAN BANK  OF COMMERCE  SIR EDMUND WALKBR. C.V.O��������� LL.D., D.CL, Prealtiaat  ALEXANDER LAIRD JOHN AIRD  *     Oanarol Monago* AaalaUnt Genaral Matufler  Fifty shares of Rock Creek  Trading Co., stock for sale below  par.   -Apply at Ledge office.  CAPITAL, $15,000,000 REST, $12,500,000  TRAVELLERS' CHEQUES  ,Issued by The Canadian Bank of Commerce enable the traveller to  provide himself with funds without delay at each point of his journey in  a convenient yet inexpensive manner. They are issued payable in every  country in the world in denominations of  $10,   $20/  $50,   $100,  $200  with the exact equivalent In the moneys of the principal countries stated  on the face of each cheque. They are economical, absolutely safe self-  identifying* anal easily negotiated. &a  SAVINGS BANK DEPARTMENT  A. H, MARCON   -  Manager, of Greenwood and Hock Creclr Branches  ROOMS   TO   "GET  Iu the Swayne House, Silver  Street. Clean, private and comfortable rooms in a quiet locality  at reasonable rates. Hot and cold  baths free to guests.  Your old pipe may be made like  new at a small cost, send it to  W. G. Kennedy.  Fok Salk.��������� A No. 7 Remington' typewriter, two colored ribbon, in first-class condition. No  reasonable offers refused. Apply  F. W. McLaine,'Green wood, B.C.  CORPORATION OF THE CITY OF  GREENWOOD  Bank of Ityiontreal  KSTABLISHED 1817        . . '  Capital, all paid up, $16,000,000    Rest, $16,000,000.  UNDIVIDED   PROPITB,   *BOit,BI4,04  Hon. President: Lord Strathcona and Mount Royal, G.C.M.G.    '  President: R. B. Angus, ESQ.  Vice-President and General Manager: H. V. Meredith, Esq.  Branches in London, Eng.f^0,^^} New York, Chicago  Buy and Sell Sterling Exchange and Cable Transfers.    Grant Commercial and  Travellers' Credits, available in nny part of the world.   ,  SAVINGS BANK DEPARTMENT n3jnf&,.ftt  GreenwoodgBranch; - C. B. Winter, Mgr.  Sealed tenders will be received by the  undersigned, up till 12 o'clock, noon,  Monday, September the ISth., for the  purchase of Lots 3 & 4, Block 2, Map 21,  Greenwood street, together with the  building thereon. The highest or any  tender not necessarily accepted.  '".*.���������' G.B.TAYLOR,  City Clerk.  Rossland.���������-That the people of  Rossland havo been eating vegetables washed in sewage water is  the revelation mado by Dr. J. W.  Coffin, medical health officer, in a  report to the council. With Chief  of Police T. H. Long, Dr. Coffin  investigated the methods of Chinese  truck gardnere with the result that  tbo use of sewage water was  brought to light.  Jas. Clark\is "spending a lew  weeks at the coast.    ,  J..L. White is spending  a few  day's shooting near Carmi.  A. I/.- White will  soon have a  fine assortment of Cole's heaters.'  Walter ;G. Kennedy has some  good serviceable shot guns al  reasonable prices.  SWm. Wilson returned on Saturday after spending two weeks  in Vancouver , attending the exhibition there.  DAfter an illness of* ten weeks  with a bad toe Paddy the Priest  has been discharged from the  hospital in Nelson.  Rev. A. T. Bell will preach in  the Methodist church next Sunday at 11 a.m. Sunday School  .immediately after the service.  Service in the Presbyterian  church next Sunday, Sept. 14th,  at 11 a. m., .Sunday School and  Bible Class 2:30 p. m. Rev. J  R, Munro Pastor.  The moving pictures at the  opera houseware continuing to  draw large crowds. This is due  to the clear, flickerless and splendid pictures shown.  C. W. H. -Sansen, the well-  known mining engineer of Spokane, spent a few days in our  city this week looking over several mining properties.  Wm. Oliver who has spent the  past year at the coast has returned to Greenwood. Bill says he  is glad to get back as there is no  place like the'Boundary.  Who said things are not beginning to move ine Greenwood.  During the past week Mayor McLaine has sold three houses with  prospects of moire to follow. '  Services in St. Jude's church  next Sunday will be held as follows: Holy Communion, 8 a.m.;  Matins and Holy Communion,  11:30 a.m.; Evensong, 7:30 p.m.;  Sunday School, at 10:15 a.m.  Rev.   A. M. Lloyd, pastor.  R.' B. Leaders, who has been  winding up the Russell-Law-  Caulfield estate during the past  few weeks,-returned to his home  in Vancouver on Tuesday. While  here Mr, Leaders made many  friends who were sorry to see him  go.  Mrs. James Fleming and three  daughters, Doris, Alice, and  Agnes, of Winnipeg, are visiting  in Greenwood for a few days, before proceeding to Carmi where  they will be the guests of Mr.  and Mrs. C. M. Shaw who are  camping at the Arlington lake.  The secretary of the Grand  Forks Agricultural Association  has written the Greenwood and  Mother Lode Football clubs inviting them to play in a tournament at the exhibition in Grand  Forks on Sept. 26th for a purse  of $100, the losing teams to be  paid all expenses while in that  city.  Asa mark of appreciation of  the splendid work done at the  big blast at the Mother Lode  mine last week, the B. C. Copper  Co., entertained;. the men and  their friends to a smoker in the  Mother Lode dining hall last  Saturday night. Mr. Lachmund  occupied the chair and the evening was enjoyably and profitably  passed with speeches, songs and  stories.  Caskinook, an Italian, living  near Boundary Falls had a narrow escape from serious injury  while driving from Greenwood  on Saturday last. Caskinook had  been selling vegetables in the  city and at the corner near,the  Vienna bakery his horse took a  sharp turn upsetting the rig add  throwing the driver about 20 feet.  Caskinook was taken to the doctors office but no serious injury  was done.  Shot guns; twenty-two rifles  and ammunition at Walter G.  Kennedy's.  Envy and jealousy take from  you tho vitality that would enable  you to get that which you envy.  The Pollards Coming  The next visiting attraction at  the opera house is one of deserving  mention. The offering at the opera  house is the ever popular "The  Last Waltz," which is to be produced on Thursday, Sept. 11th, bj  the well-known Pollard Juvenilp  Opera company.  The fame of these youngsters is  too well-known to require anything  in the nature of a special introduction to the average theatre goer,  suffice to say that the entire company has won its popularity during  its    previous   visits    to   the  United   States   and   Canada.    In  this season's repertoire,  there are  a number of now musical comedies,  while all the principal favorities of  last season  on this continent will  appear in this delightful and highly-amusing    opera���������Teddie    Mc-  Namara,    Willie   Pollard,   Leslie  Donaghey, Carpard Van and Charlie Bennett, Eva audfMay Pollard,  Ivy Moore,  Dottie Brown,  Ethel  Naylor,- Patsie Finlay and  Philis  Philipson.  WORK STARTED ON POST OFFICE  The contractors started worklast f amid the applause of all present-  week preparing the ground for the I J.  R.  Jackson,  M.P.P.,/d'ug the'  second shovelful, then followed^;*  new Post Office block. TThe "ex  cavation work is proceeding apace  and so far the work has been easy  as no rock or hard pan has been  encountered. Mayor MacLaine  after making a few well chosen remarks to quite a large crowd, who  had gathered to witness the opening ceremony, had the honor ,of  digging the first shovelful of earth  G. Hargreaves, J. L. White, Dr.-  McLean-" and several others.  Mayor McLaine who is" clerk of  the works, states that it is contractors intention to employ local labor  in every branch of the work whero  possible. The material required  will be purchased from' local firms ���������  when it is possible to do so.  Steelite  Tests  Successful.  POWDER  ���������PROVES   A   BOON*   AT. THI:  ARGO TUNNEL  CARMI  CITY COUNCIL  Council met on Monday evening.       '���������  James Poggi was allowed $12 for  expenses in taking H. Bareille to  Kamloops.  Aids. MacLean and McKee were  appointed a committee to interview  Owen Boyer re concrete sidewalk  with full power to act re taxes on  lot.  Instructions were.issued to the  Baptist Missions to have their  church building placed ,in a safe  condition or removed.  T. Walsh's letter re concrete sidewalk was received and fyled.  The city clerk will receive sealed  tenders until September 15 for the  purchase of lots 3 and 4, block 2,  Map 21, Greenwood street.  J. Burns & Son were-granted  permission to use one-third of  Government street for building  purposes. Contractors to be held  responsible for accidents.  The Mayor, Aid. Wood, and the  City Clerk were appointnd a committee to open tenders for lots on  Greenwood street.  Aids. MacLean, McKee and the  City Clerk were appointed a committee to deal with J. Burns & Son  for the use of stone quarry.  The following accounts were  ordered to be paid: Sacred Heart  hospital $9.15; G. Clerf, $3.40; A.  L. White. $4.90; Electric Lights,  $123.25; B. C. Gazette, $37.  Council adjourned until Sept. 22.  From   a   contemporary   newspaper we extract   the  following:  "Everyone knows how attractive a  bald head is to flies.    A local husband is smiling at   the  way he  fixes 'em.    His dear wife  pours  two to one lubricatfng oil on hub-  by,s head, rubbing it into a smooth  glacier finish.    When  the nimble  fly alights, it simply slips  up and  breaks its neck.    Who said bald  heads were not useful?"   While on  the subject of flies,  we heard the  other day of the highly cultured  state flies are rising to in some  partsCof British Columbia.   Flies  have been seen to deliberately walk  across the butter until their legs  were well greased.     They could  then walk over the jam with impunity���������and they did.  Last Friday the management of  the   Argo   Tnnnel started    using  Steclice powder, when a large number of those interested in this powder gathered  to witness tho  first  test.    O. Lofstad said, when interviewed,   that in all his experience  he had  never seen  its  equal  and  had he been using this powder a  year   ago . greater progress would  have been   made   at   the   tunnel.  A round of five holes  were fired  and all present went right  to  the.  face immediately the last blast went  off and   declared   that   no  fumes  were present   and   the  effect was  everything that could possibly be  expected.    A representative of the  company was present who gave demonstrations as to the safety of the  powder by striking it with>  hammer on an anvil and smashing' it up  with a shovel without causing an  explosion.  ���������,.Demonstrations, were, made -at  the Mother Lode Mine inlhe presence of Messrs. Norcross and Ham-  merstead, which were highly successful.   Satisfactory results were  also given   at   Sater   and   Johns  ranch.    Some of the chief advantages of the powder are safety,   entire absence of fumes, is not affected  by heat or cold, and   is   the only  chlorat of potash powder that works  at high efficiency in water.    The  authorities of the United Kingdom,  Germany,   Belgium   and  Switzerland have all recognized  the value  of   the   explosive.     In  England  Steelite is   the   only chlorate   of  potash powder which is on the permitted list.      It   is also on  the  authorized list.    It is allowed by  the authorities in Belgium to  be  used in fiery coal mines.    A large  factory is in  the course of construction in that country.    It has  been admitted by the German railroad authorities as a safety  explosive,  as it may be shipped on  any freight train as ordinary merchandise  at   the  regular   freight  rates.   It is now being used at the  Furka Pass Tunnel.  Tho Steelito Explosives (Canada) Ltd., of which Mr. W. R.  MacLean, M.P.P. for Nelson is  president, having purchased the  patent rights for the manufacture  of Steelito in Canada are now  building a . factor at Mill creek on  Slocan lake, immediately across the  lake from New Denver.  Mr. I. Crawford has returned to  Carmi after touring eastern Canada for the past three monthp.   ���������  Mr.   Wolf,  one   of the' K.V.  contractors  has gone to  Vancou-'  ver and other coast  cities for a '  vacation.  Mr. Barrett, chief fire warden  from Wolff creek, was in town Saturday and Sunday.  The hunting seems to be the  latest sport in Carmi. Some of  our- prominent citizens can kill  game without guns or licenses and  others stay out over night when  they can't find their way home.  The Ladies Aid will give a pink  tea Sept. 15th,  in the K.P. Hall.  The Board of Trade has decided  to grade Dale avenue.  Joe Cunningham, the mining expert, of Beaverdell, was registered  at the Brunswick hotel on Friday.  The K.V. depot is completed.  The operator will take charge oi  the key. October 1st.." J,  -Henry'Dessault "has "purchased- a V**  license "to hunt game."  M. Ferroux,  assistant manager,  of the Carmi hotel;  brought in a  deer Friday morning.  Chas. Martin has gone to Greenwood to visit with his old friends.  Wedding cakes can be purchased at the Bon Ton Grocery store,  who will be next on the list. "We  should worry."  J. B. Sheridan has gone to  Greenwood on business.  Miss Irene Crawford has gone  east to spend the winter with  friends. Her mother, Mrs. I.  Crawford accompanied her as far  as Nelson.  Sometimes a boy's disposition  isn't Jspoiled by being repeatedly  told that he looks liko his father,  When some of us get to hades  we are likely to find that we have  been misled by some of its advance  agents.  Get your fall rye for seed at  Brown's Ferry, Wash.  COUNTY COURT  His Honor, Judge Brown held  County Court on Tuesday.  J. D. McLean vs. T. A. Clarke,  Judgment for plaintiff, $100-and  costs.  E. T. Delbridge vs John Spencer. Judgment for plaintiff $53.50  and costs,  Rex ys A. E. Watts. Appeal  case adjourned to next court.  David McBride vs V.V. & E.  Ry.   Adjourned until October 14.  Ganzini vs B. C. Accident Co.  adjourned until nex-* court.  BIRTHS  t On August 31, to Mr. and Mrs.  Herbert Cox, a son.  In Eholt on  September 4, to  Mr. and Mrs. Swan, a daughter.  Send for a catalogue of headstones and monuments, made by  the Kootenay Monumental Works,  ' Nelson,' B. 0.  DRY GOODS, BOOTS & SHOES.  COME IN AND SEE OUR  Childrens Fall and Winter Coats  ���������^AND   Ladies and Childrens Sweaters  THE NEWEST STYLES  GREENWOOD, B.C. THE   LEDGE,   GREENWOOD,   BRITISH   COLUMBIA.  THE  LEBG.G  is located at Greenwood, B. C, and can be traced to many parts of  the earth. It comes -to the front every Thursday morning, and  believes that hell would close up if love ruled the world. It believes  in justice to everyone; from the man who mucks in the mine to the  king who sits on the cushions of the throne. It believes that advertising is the life of trade; and that one of the noblest works of  creation is the man who always pays the printer.  The Ledcre is $2.00 a year in advance, or $2.50 when not so paid,  ft is postage free to all parts of Canada, Mexico, Great Britain and  the county of Bruce. To the United States it is $2.50 a year, always  in advance.  R.  T.  LOWERY  EDITOR    AND    FINANCIER.  Argo Tunnel  13.  GREENWOOD, SEPTEMBER 11, 1913.  A blue mark hero indicates that your Subscription has  become deceased, and that tho editor would once more  liko to commune with your collateral.  The  health.  greater   wealth   is  good  The haste to got rich has ruined  many mon.  It is still  a fact that the dead  never advertise.  It  is easy  for a fool and  his  money to get a divorce.  We cannot see the fool streaks  in our own formation.  We have never heard of a sunstroke on Lake Superior.  It is dark in Toronto when the  sun is shinning in Greenwood.  lb- the good die young there  must be a lot of wicked people in  Canada.  Man should be judged by his  deeds, and not by his years or  his prayers.  ���������If the bedbug did not stay up at  ���������nights the world would have more  " happiness.        Owing to the advance in .prices  tho cent belt is rapidly losing its  right to that title.  Wk recently met several parsons  in the east. They were all sober  and attending strictly to business.  Now that tho real estate boom  has died out, Greenwood and the  country adjacent should get a  chance to be developed.  Chops are good in the Northwest, but the real estate boom has  beer, killed forever. This will be  sad news to tho hot air artists with  the subdivisions.  Today Winnipeg is doing more  business, according to its size, than  any other city in America. This  is largely due to the vast amount  of money spent by its business men  in advertising.  TnE steamer Huronic runs from  Sarnia to Port Arthur, and carries  a barber who only charges 75 centB  for a sea foam, although we do  rot know what he taxes the public  for a lake foam. A chap like that  is waisting his time. He should  make more money holding up  trains.  Thinking Themes  A correspondent writes to the  editor of a paper in which many  lucubrations appear and "allows"  as follows:  "Of all the drive I have seen in  a reputable newspaper (outside of  a young Ladies' Journal,) I can  never recall having read such an  aggregious combination of petti-  neK9,falB0 reasoning, and raaudin  sentiment as is displayed in Dr.  Crane's daily articles I could understand it if ench gush as he exudes ozzed from tho pen of some  half-educated, sentimental high  school girl, who was writing a  highfalutin essay for her valedictory; but I imagine that eome���������  probably a majority-of your readers have it in thoir ' mental makeup a little more knowledge of the  world, a little more reasoning  power, and a little less sentiment-  alism than to deserve instruction  or to be unable to discern tho claptrap of it all."  This is only part of his letter. I  have taken the liberty of omitting  some other remarks on account of  the poBtal laws.  I gather that the writer does not  adore me with mad infatuation,  nor does he like my works. But I  am sorry to say that I get from  his letter a distinct sense of satisfaction.  I feel greatness coming on. I  feel renown creeping toward me.  For anybody can get compliments,  but when a gentleman froths at the  mouth and manifests a desire to  heave a brick at yon, then you  may congratulate yourself that you  have done something towards stirring things up a bit.  Although I cannot aspire to tho  "cool-headed -zeal" of Colonel  Roosevelt nor the severe self-restraint of Mayor Gaynor, yet as a  rule I am a mild and gentle creature, devoted to the art of making  a living by smearing ink upon  white paper. Yet hero it seems  that, all unwittingly, I havo landed a wallop on the solar plexus of a  bystander. Honestly, I didn't  know I had the punch.  Hereafter my" readers may look  for trouble.    I have tasted blood.  It all goes to show that, no matter how meek and well dressed you  are, somebody is going to long to  give you a poke.  You may not mako friends, for  that is a long and hard business,  but you can't make enemies by  just walking down the street.  And, personally, I love a sound  cursing. When people praise you  they may not mean it, but when a  man curses you it is rather certain  that he is genuinely sincere. He  speaks from the heart.  . Then you learn a lot from the  cursor���������many things about yourself, and sometimes about your  ancestry, that you did not know,  or had overlooked.  Cheer up, therefore! Strive ever  onward and upward, for the on-  warder and the upwarder you get  the more haters you will find anxious to take a shot at you.  There are people who are angry  even to look at you. They say all  manner of evil things they can  think of about you, and then some.  Never mind, they are the best  press agents in the world.  Besides cursing is a habit with  some people. I knew a man who  waB so given to expletives that if  vou asked him whero he lived he  would say, "Fifteen hundred, by  gosh, and seventy-three Indian  avenue.���������-Dr. Frank Crane.  Epilepsy is said to be caused by  overuse of the brain. There are a  lot who are in no danger of having  epileptic fits.  Ill IN I HE  BY (J.   \V.  TI. SANSO.M,  II  I havo been  personally conversant with   tho  ininnr.il  conditions  of tho  mountain   upon   which the  mining claims composing thn Argo  Mining company hold thr-ir ground.  Speaking   generally    upon   .tho  present tunnel works, liu-aning tho  ono that  runs into tho  mountain  practically on tho City of Greenwood's civic holdings.    Being now  driven in on tho mineral formation  in a easterly direction,  according  to the general trend of those, veins  or seams of  mineralization indicating true oro bodies.    The question  I havo  relative to  tho actual es-  istant in  tho mountain mentioned,  remains to bo proved by  more extensive work I recognise that the  present work  is being done in the  right  direction  and  requires   but  intelligent operation  to  meet the  results, that .1   fully  believe exist  in tho mountain.  Having worked ono mine known  as the Goldfinch many years ago,  and made profitable, is sufficient  in itself that ore bodies carrying  gold values undoubtedly exist, and  can bo permanently proved in  depth, if money and energy is  used.  I have ever confidence that time  will prove that this property or for  that matter others ou tho same  mountain will ultimately be shown  to have profitable mineral qualities,  when judiciously managed,  I submit this opinion   from my  examination,   and  recommend the  project to those who wish to lie interested in a mining venture.  C. W. H. SANSOM. cki;  SPOKANB8K8-IFAIR  4*  f The Greenwood, Grocery ��������� +  4*  I have purchased the GREENWOOD GROCERY  and solicit trade from old and new customers.  I will pay all bills and collect all  amounts due  the former proprietor.  JL*a     Li.  *  4=  ������������>������8>iS������*|--f'-f-f-f-f-f-f-f'-f -f-#>-$.���������$*���������$��������� *f-.$..$--$..$-���������������.fig-.  WESTERN - - HOTELS.  NHWMAltKET   HOTICI. _ ".  Is the home for all tourists and  millionaires visiting- Now Denver, British Columbia.  A. JACOBSON, Proprietor.  THK   PltOVINOIC   HOTEL  Grand Forks, B.C.', is in the centre  of the city, and furnishes the public  with every accommodation at  reasonable rates.  Mmll Lumen, I'roprlotor,  -anaaian- racinc  And Connecting Lines  THROUCH    SPOKANE,   PORTLAND,   SEATTLE,  VANCOUVER, VICTORIA AND RETURN  TO GREENWOOD, OR VICE VERSA  mi"   KAST'O   HOTKL ,  Kaslo, B. C��������� is a comfortable  home for ali who travel to that  city.  Cockle & Pnpwortn.  . Nelson, B;C.  <,,.������������������        i . .. ���������  . First-class in everything.  Steam heat, electric light;  private baths. Telephone  in every room. First-class  bar and barber shop. -  'Bus meets all trains..  ARLINGTON HOTEL  Trail, B. C���������This hotel has been  thoroughly renovated. It is heated  by steam, and has hot and cold  water in all rooms. A pleasant  home for all who travel.  JAMES WILLIAMSON, Proprietor  TltKMONT   HOUSE  Nelson, B. C, is run on tho Am-  erican'and European plan. Steam  heated rooms. All white labor.  Special attention paid to dining  room.  Kiinsoino & (-mn-iboll, I'ropR,  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.  HARTMAN& WELSH    -   - '-Props'.  VIA PORTLAND  $40,50  .   OTHER ROUTES  $36,00  LIBERAL STOP OVERS  FINAL RETURN. LIMIT OCTOBER 31st, 1913  Ask any C.P.R. Agent for further particulars  REDPATH, J. V. MURPHY,  District Passenger Agent  Nelson, B. C.  TULAMEEN HOTEL  'Princeton, B. C. is the headquarters for miners, investors  and railroad men. A fine location and everything first-class  KIRKPATRICK & MALONE, Proprietors.  BKinKSVJXT.K   HOTBI..  Bridesville, B. C. This hotel is'  within easy reach of all the leading  Boundary towns and the centre oi  a fine farming district'.  THOMAS   AVAI.SU,   Froprlotor.  THE SIMILKAMEEN HOTEL  Princeton. This hotel is new, comfortable  well-furnished, and is close to the railway  depot. Modern accommodation and sample rooms.  SUMMERS & WARDLE. Proprietors  HOTEL KEREMEOS  Opposite depot. Extensive alter  atious have recently been made  rendering this hotel one of the  most comfortable iu the interior.  A choice selection of liquors and  cigars. New pool room and sample  rooms in connection.  Mrs. A. F. K1RBY  HOTEL CASTLEGAR, Castlegar June-  tion. All modern. Excellent  accomodations for tourists and  drummers. Boundarytrain leaves  here at 9.10 a.m.  GACE Proprietor  GRANITE CREEK HOTEL  Granite Creek, B. C. Headquarters for miners, prospectors and  railroad men. Good stabling in  connection. Tasty meals and  pleasant rooms.  H. GOODISSON, Proprietor  ON PARIyE FRANCAIS  NATIONAL HOTEL  GREENWOOD, B. C.  The  Really Best House  in the Boundary.  Recently Remodelled and  '   Strictly Up-to-Date.  Restaurant in connection  OWEN   BO YER  PRQP  O. JOHNSON  International Polo  Tournament  Dally Games between Canadian  and American Teams  $35,000 in Premiums &  Purses  Competition open to tne 'World  The First National  Indian Congress  Approved by U. S. Government  SPECIAL CASH PRIZES  FOR THE CHILDREN  72d Seaforth Highlanders Band  $500CashPri-**sforBetterBabies  "Custer's Lost Fi&ht" Nifchtly  A thrilling reproduction of this famous  battle -with 500 Indians and 200 Soldiers  COMBINATION AUCTION  SALE OF LIVE STOCK ON  THURSDAY AND FRIDAY  Fireworks Display Every Nifcht  Individual Farm Exhibit Prizes  $20,000 Race Program  Soven Races Daily  Poult*-ymen'������Meetirt& Wednesday  Dairymen's Meeting Thursday  Broadsword Battleson Horseback  EXCURSION RAILROAD RATES  C For illustrated Daily Pro&ram and  Premium List, address 505 Chamber of  Commerce Building a Spokane, Wash.  WINDSOR HOTEL  The Windsor Hotel is one of the  best furnished hotels in the West.  It is located in the heart of Green-  ,wood aud within easy reach of all  the financial and commercial institutions of the Copper Metroj*-"  olis. Heated with steam aud lit  by electricity. Commodious sample rooms. The bar is replete  with all modern beverages aud  the, cafe never: closes. Rooms  reserved by telegraph-  The Windsor Hotel Go  E. J. Cartier, Mgr.  GRAND CENTRAL  -���������rHOTELi   Opposite Postoffice, NELSON, B.C.  American and European Plans!  H. H. PITTS, Prop!  CENTRAL HOTEL  PHOENIX.  One of the largest hotels in  the city. Beautiful location,  fine rooms and tasty meals.  ALGOMA HOTEL  Deadwood, B. C. This hotel is  within easy distance of Greenwood  and provides a comfortable home  for travellers. The bar has the  best of wines, liquors and cigars.  JAMES HENDERSON Pro rlctoi  PROP.  your Razors Honed |  and Your Baths at j  FRAWLEY'S  BAR  GREENWOOD.  ^x������������^k������>x������>*>->*>^x~x������:-<>-:������x������>  Subscribers are reminded that  The Ledge is $2 a year when  paid in advance. When not so  paid it is $2.50 a year.  LYNN CREEK DAIRY  DELIVERED  To any iiarl of the city or district  J.McDONELL, Proprietor  jXjXjXjXjXjiJXjXjXjXjtjXjXjXjXjXJ������  111 Li SI  CO., LTD.  IN GRAND FORKS  I deal in Second-hand  goods and have the  largest sign in B; C.  I buy or sell anything from a needle  to a carload.  ED. PECKHAM  J. H. CAMERON,  Loading Tailor of tho Kootenays.  KASLO      B.   O.  I-oavcs Mother L,ortc  9.30  a. m.  6:30 p. m.  Leaves Greenwood  2:00 p. m.  8:30 p.  m.  Saturday  last   stage   leaves  Mother Lode (i p. m.   Returning,  fc leaves Greenwood 10 p. tn  **  V.  ARG������  THNNEL  Greenwood Office  ������ NORDEN   HOTEL  In  J*J*J*#JXjXJXjSjXjMjMJ*JXJ������.'*JXJIt  Greenwood City Waterworks Company  STARKEY & CO.  NELSON, B. C,  MINING  BROKERS '  I'ROSPECTS   BOUGHT   AND  It is necessary to develop  and work the natural resources that surround a city  in order to bring prosperity  to the community. The tunnel at the Argo is in a long  distance and a large body of  high grade ore may be struck  at any time. This would  mean a big profit to the  stockholders and another  boom for Greenwood.  OLA LOFSTAD  President  JAMES McCREJATH  Secretary.       .  __. n    inlcMy ntop-i coughs,' cures colds, and heals  : QlHill' (he threat and lungs.       u       It       30 cent*.  When you want a headstone or  monument write to the Kootenay  Monumental Works, Nelson, B.C.&  .1  ���������   )  .1  1 ���������'."i; ���������'*.' J*  O ���������*  *'>'.*  V "   r-'l  THE   LEDGE,   GREENWOOD.   BRITISH   COLUMBIA.  ,     MANUFACTURING JEWELER  The Only Up-to-Date Ojptical    M^TL^  Department in the Interior.    IieiSOn,  :: '^rrW^rrr^.���������l temperance      ,   .  I  " js' all right if shorn of hint-buggery, f.  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 iu  the  closet  for   emergency���������either  unexpected visitors or sudden illness, when a 'drop of pure liquor  ���������in time may forestall all necessity  for drugs.  t 0reenwoM! Dquor gompaiiy, Importers, Greenwood, B. fr  *f������*S*S*!S������*SS^^  Q  ST'  c  Dealers in Fresh and Salt Meats, Fish  and Poultry. Shops in nearly, all the  towns of the Boundary and.Kootenay.  COPPER STREET, GREENWOOD, B.C.  i!  TROUSERS CENTENARY.  It Was Napoleon's Men Who Brought  That Garment Into Fashion.  As nearly as can be ascertained It is  a hundred years since Napoleon Bonaparte's soldiers Introduced the old-new  style of leg wear which speedily secured recognition as 'the distinctively  masculine garment of civilians throughout two continents.  In 1814���������tho year before Waterloo-  It was related as a current news Item  of somo , importance that the great  Duke of Wellington had been refused  admittance to AJmacb's in London because, he presented himself wearing  trousers instead of the conventional  breeches. which the dress regulations  then ln vogue demanded.  As a matter of historical fact trousers have been worn by various races  and by both sexes in all the ages of  which   any   authentic   records   exist  Generally spenIcing, trousers were regarded in ancient times as symbolical  ?.   of inferiority or effeminacy.    In tha  ������  triumphal. processions of tho Caesars,  ,.%   for example,  prisoners of war'woro  them as n sign of defeat, while the  sturdy legs of Home's victorious legions  wero bare below lhe bottom of tlio  skirted or kilted coat of mall.  For the last hundred years or thereabout trousers have been widely recognized as the garments or authority, tho  outward nnd visible sign of the stronger sex, says the American Tailor nnd  Cutter. But that position has not been  won or -maintained without n struggle.- Many attempts have-been mado  to trample down the tyranny of trousers, as their rule has been culled. Many  times has their superiority been challenged. But so far their position remains secure.  O-**  Humor and  Philosophy']  ���������By SVACAA I*. SMITH  I WONDER.     .  I WONDER who will win tho raoa  And who will fill the chair  And who, when the returns are la.  Will have the votes to spare.  Which of tlie candidates at large  Op to tine front will go?  1 wonder, but 1 wouldn't glv*  A half a cent to '"now.  NEW ADVERTISING SCALE.  The newspapers in Greenwood, Phoenix and Grand Forks have, adopted the  following scale for legal advertising:  Application   for   Liquor Licence  (30 days) $S.oo.  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  Hue, single column, for the first insertion; and 8 cents a line for each subsequent insertion'.  Nonpariel measurement  ?<><><>-30<><*ooooooooo<-^^ ���������  r r ,' Ar\  W&\zz  COUNTY COURT OF YALE.  A  -SITTING of the County Court of Yule will  ���������"���������    lie holden ut the Court House, Grconivooil,  on TuoKlny tlio 18tli dny of November 7ni3, (it  eleven o'clock in the forenoon.  Iiy order,        ,  , WALTER 'DEWDNEY, '  ' ' Registrar C. 0. of Y.  photographer  greenwood; b. g  OPEN \FROM 9  a.m. to 5 t. m.  X^*tpf{  ,',v >. ".a-,41  .*    ' 1  i 1*  *  '*1 ',*''''  ���������1    ;��������� .'-  ^^^^������^^^l^si^^>is^^SA^^^s^&ss^&sty3^?^^^^&,  It doesn't matter much to me.  It does to some, It seems,  Tho way they worry as they go     '  About consulting dreams,  And asking this one who will win,  ' And asking that the same,  And seeing If they can by cards  Or fate srell out the name.  1 think I'll get three meals a. day.  Should they not be ln view  1 guess that 1 can get along,  As others do, on two.  No matter who on ballot day  Should win the little prize  And find tho chair ln Washington  Exactly of his size.        ,  For when the present Is forgot  And people strain their eyes  To read about these candidates  They'll find that all were wise.  And so I list to all and try  On arguments to thrive,  Because 1 know, whoever wins,  Tho country will survive.  *  Making Discoveries.  MARVELS  OF PANAMA.  iGreenwood to Phoenix Stage|  g    .    . Leaves Greenwood Daily at 3 p. m. ������������  ^ Arrives Greenwood Daily-at 10 a. m. =������  g GREENWOOD OFFICE        - CLUB CIGAR STORE H  H JOHN-FULLER -     ,    -  ,  ,     ,        PROPRIETOR 3  The Midway Store* for Quality Goods  General Merchandise, Boots, Shoes,  Dry Goods,, Hardware, Sleighs,  Wagons, "Buggies and all kinds of  Agricultural and Horticultural Implements and Appliances.  Tho Gatun Dam, the Culebra Cut and  , the Great Locks.  Panama's   marvels   are   the  Gatun  lam,.the Culebru cut and the looks,  sach of the six of them with twocham-  -ere 1,000 feet long and 110 feet wide.  You think you can  manufacture a  Rental picture of these locks, but you  cannot���������not till you have gone down  their perpendicular sides a thousand  jteet' and got aboard a dummy train  jhat journeys three-fourths of n mile  llong the bottom; not till you havo  ooked up and seen the cathedral arches  ipringing in glory from side to side  md gazed at the steel gates seven feet  bick nnd marked the cistern holes in  he bottom of the channel, up and do*wn  prongh  which  will  move the strong  Streams that will lift and let down the"  fehips of the nations into their cradles  with the tenderness of a mother with  tn infant, for underneath evtend culverts the size of railroad tunnels.   It Is  trough   these   and   through   mighty  valves that the locks are filled and  emptied.  , Move nbout nwhile among these  jvorks like a pygmy lost In 11 labyrinth  bf the gods and it will dawn on you  fvhat sort of thing men have been  jibout here on this neck of Darien.���������  World's Work.  "Did yon know that Frank and Nellie have broken?"  'No; not really?"  'They have."  "What was tho matter?'  "He found she was going to cooking  school and she found out that he took  physical culture exercises every morning."  Tho Way to Do It.  "You can't make a -woman talk If she  doesn't want to."  - "That may be true, but there'B a way  around ic."  "What la it?"  "You can make her wan* to talk."  LATEST DESIGNS IN MOUNTS  All. kinds of amateur'"work,  (lone at reasonable prices .'  ������<><><><>CK><X><>CKK)00<K><><>00<>00  ������������������    '        ' ' '  MINERAL ACT.  Certificate of Improvements  NOTICE        '-' ,  I ���������  .iS'^ International Mineral Claims Bia|-  ate Id the Greenwood Mining Division of Yale  District, near to Myncaster.  TAf^Br N������tTIt9,E.*1kuJ- J* S* Harrison; agent  X   for Jas. P. Blame, Free Miners' Certilieate  No. Gl7'i3B intend, sixty days from  date hereof, to-apply to tlie Mining Recorder  for Certificates of Improvements, for the purpose of obtain Ing* a Crown Grant of the above  claims,  Serti���������/^'���������61'-1?1"5 "otice tl,at action, under  section 8.1, must be commenced before the Issue  of such Certificate of Improvements,  ^ Dated at Midway this CtU day of Au-rust, A  J. S, HARRISON.  NOTICE  TEND-*!*. FOR MINI-RAX, CI.AIM FORFBI'f I'D  TO THI* CROWN.  I4m=cKaha^a  JAS. G. McMYNN, MIDWAY, B. C.  9   ^^^BA  Jk   Brr a*A\\% A������D A\A\A\    d&  >k.A      * JL * *  ANALYSIS OF WATER.  Chlorine   '... 8.14  Sulphuric Acid  363.43  Silica   74.29  I-ime .���������  84.57  . Alkalies as Soda   5,91  Magnesia  232.00 ���������  Wthia  .86  Sulphuretted Hydrogen 32.00  Has recently been thoroughly  renovated and re-fnrm'shed, and  is now the greatest health resort upon tlie continent. Natural hot water in batlis, 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. The  water heals liver, "kidney aud  stomach complaints. The rates  are $2 a clay up; or #12 weekly  up. Postoffice, express and telegraph offices in connection.  Iodine Fumigation.  Although for disinfecting superficial  wounds and for sterilizing the skin before operations surgeons have long regarded Iodine as one of the most useful  antiseptics, they have been unable to  Bud a practical way of using it in liquid  form in deep wounds.   Dr.  Louge of  Marseilles, France, has devised a method of producing iodine fumes and has  used them successfully in treating all  kinds of wounds.  lie dips the end of a  piece of cotton in iodoform powder and  then lights the cotton nt a point where  It Is free from powder. The fumes of  Iodine that at once rise can either be  applied directly to the affected pnrt or  collected in a jar and applied by means  of a syringe.  The effect of the fumes  Is both deodorant nnd soothing.  They  have been especially useful In the treatment of abscesses, cancers and similar  affections.���������Youth's Companion,  Poor Pompey.  "Ah am sure grief stricken, lady."  "Too bad, poor man I In what shape  did grief come?"   *  "In the shape of Mr. Qua Jonnslng,  lady.   He sure do cave a power*:)  fist"  Comedian with the Pollard Opera Co.  Opera House, Thursday, Sept. 11th,  Couldn't Get Them Interested.  "Yon ought to get married."  "Can't afford It"  "Then pick some rich girl."  "Those I hare talked to have other  plans."  Just So.  "Is he a courageous man?"  "He ts, but"-  "But what?"  "His courage Is so easily discouraged."  RBB^CEB  RATES  Sealed lenders will be received by the  undersigned up to 12 o'clock noon on  Thursday, 2nd day of October, i9i3, for  the purchase of the undermentioned Mineral Claim forfeited to the Crown.  All tenders must be at least equal the  upset price as given below, which represents the taxes, costs, interest etc. Crown-  Grant fees, and cost of advertising.  The name of the Mineral Claim is the  "Dont Know" M.C. Lot 2374 Osoyoos  Division of Yale District, Greenwood Mining Division.    Upset price .$110.63.  Each tender must be accompanied by  a certified cheque payable at par at Penticton. The cheque ol any unsuccessful  tenderer will be returned at once.  JAMES R. BROWN,  Government Agent,  .p. , , Fairview, B.C.  Dated at Fairview, B.C. 19th August,  1913. a  -TO-  More Celerity Required.  "They go the pace that kills."  "I've only one objection to it."  "What is that?"  "It doesn't kill them fast enough."  William Boyd, Proprietor,  fjalcyoit, B. 0.  3 BIG DAYS  SEPTEMBER, 23, 24, & 25  lith ANNUAL  No Kissing Permitted.  Visitors to Switzerland are warned  that kissing is strictly prohibited in  the station and on the platforms of  Sarnen, in the canton of Obwald. on  the Bruulg line, nnd that any such  demonstration will result in the arrest  and fining of the participants. A large  placard bearing the following Inscription has just been placed In the station  with the consent of the local authorities:  "Notice. ��������� Considering the abuses  which have resulted, messieurs the  honorable strangers are requested not  to kiss each other on the platforms of  the station. (Signed) The Society For  the Protection of Young Girls Traveling Alone."  Only a Start.  The girl of forty summers  At them need not be sore;  They're Hot, let her be thankful.  Some forty summers mor*.  Interstate Fair  September 15th to 21st  Tickets on sale September 13th to 20th  Inclusive  Final return limit September 23rd.  plying between  Nelson and  PERT PARAGRAPHS.  Some folks are so busy resting that  they never have time to get tired.  The telephone Is a great invention.  It enables a woman living ln the conn  try to find out what her sister twen  ty miles away bad for breakfast  When a man who owns an automobile doesn't take his friends riding  they think he's mean. When he does  they think he's trying to show off.  .Enjoy a trip on the Palatial new steamer "Nasookin*  Kootenay Landing.  Through Connection. Service Unexcelled.  From Greenwood $15.15  Similar reduced rates from all points in the Kootenay  Apply to any C.P.R. agent for reservations and further information, or write  J- V, MURPHY,  District Passenger Agent, Nelson, B.C.  Synopsis of Coal Mining Regulations.  ^OAL mining rights of the Dominion,  in Manitoba, Saskatchewan and Alberta, the Yukon Territory, the Northwest Territories and in a portion of British  Columbia, may be leased for a term of  twenty-one years at an annual rental of  fi an acre. Not more than 2,560 acres  will be leased to one applicant.  Application for a lease must be made  by the applicant in person to the Agent  or Sub-Agent of the district in which the  rights applied for are situated.  In surveyed territory the land must be  described by sections, or legal sub-divisions of sections, and in unsurveyed  territory the tract applied for shall be  staked out by the applicant himself.  Each application must be accompanied  by a fee of $5 which will be refunded if  the rights applied for'are not available  but not otherwise.   A royalty shall be  paid on the merchantable output of the  mine at the rate of five cents per ton.  ���������  The person operating the "mine shall  furnish the Agent with sworn   returns  accounting for the full quantity, of (merchantable coal mined and pay the royalty  thereon:    If the coal mining rights are  not being operated, such returns should,  be furnished at least once a year.  _ The lease will include the coal mining  rights only, but the lessee may be permitted to purchase  whatever available  surface rights may be considered necessary for the working of the mine at the   ���������  rate of $10.00 an acre.  For full information application should  be made to the Secretary of the Depart'"  ment of the Interior, Ottawa, or to any  Agent or Sub-Agent of Dominion Lands.  W. W. CORY,  Deputy Minister of the Interior.  N.B.���������Unauthorized publication of this  advertisement will not be paid for. -  The office should seek the man,  (t never gets the chance.  but  AT NELSON, B.C.  THE EVENT OF THE KOOTENAYS  |C     BIG FREE ACTS   .jr..  SEE  Twice Daily  fi������ C* B"i  The Bluches  Fun on a Hay Wagon  A Delight lor Young and Old.  Les Jardys  A European Sensation  nt   .   Walter Stanton & Co.  Chanticler, the giant Rooster and the Dancing Geese  Y.M.C.A. Pyramid Builders. Texas, the strong man.  In Living Pyramids In nl���������rVellous feats of strength  HORSERACES^ Rock Drilling  and numerous other attractions  A Dangerous Occupation.  Of all occupntiolns dangerous to life'  tho most hazardous is that of life savers In the United States bureau of  mines. The annual mortality among  them Is at the rate of eighty a thousand. In the first'year two sacrificed'  their lives out of a force of eighty,  while seven others fell unconscious in  the poisonous vapors of mines, but  were rescued by their companions.  And yet there Is no difficulty In finding  heroic  men   ready, to  undertake the  duty, ���������..������������������..   ;  ���������������������������������������������������������������.������������������._       t  Married Ih Mourning.  Six couples dressed lu mourning; were  married at tho garrison church In'Pots-  dam, Germany, July 10. They ate  known as ..the Louise bridal pairs; Every year theso funeral weddings are  celebrated at 0 o'clock on July 10, tfc*  day nnd the hour at which Queen  Louise died. This year each bride received $112 in return for tier sacrifice  pf bridal finery.  This Is the year that the wise political prophet goes fishing.  Somehow the man who la always  willing to learn and the man who  knows it all seldom get on well together.  If you want to be popular learn to  listen to other people's troubles, but  never���������no, never���������come within a thousand miles of hinting that you may  have troubles of your own.  Some people are kept miserable all  their lives by thinking abont the good  times they didn't have.  Nothing makes a woman madder  than to havo her telephone get out of  order the afternoon that there are  some Interesting happenings In the  neighborhood.'  The woman who. isn't afraid of a  snake, a mouse or a thunderstorm  needs all the characteristics that she  possesses, for nobody will pay any attention to her, and she la in for a go  ���������t alone Journey.  SUMMER  EXURSIONS  Tne Baltic  in the  Clouds  Special Feature  HITT'S FIREWORKS  DAY AND NIGHT  As presented at the A.Y.P.  The  Screen  SinftleFafe for the Round Trip on All Lines,  A, D. EMORY, G, HORSTEAD, Seci and Mgr-���������  President PA Box 392, Nelson, B.C  SHOES SHINED I  I At the Windsor Hotel by  ZACK WATSON  MESSENGER SERVICE  *���������* A  ^������<><><>0<><><>00<X>OOOOCOO<>00<>00  T.   THOMAS  CLOTHES CLEANED  PRESSED AND REPAIRED  TAILOR - GREENWOOD  00^4M>0<><><><>������<><>0������K>0000000'000  Return Rates from Kootenay  Points to  WINNIPEG  .'.$   60.00  ST. PAUL;.. ..:...:...... G0.00  CHICAGO...  72.50  TOKONTO.  92.00  MONTKEAL  105.00  HALIFAX.  129.35  NEW YORK  108.50  BOSTON _ 110.00  Correspondingly low fares to  other Eastern points.  On sale daily May 28 to Sept. 30,  1913. Final -return limit Out. 31,  1913.  Liberal stop-over privileges.  Tickets and all information may  be obtained from any C.P.R. agent  or write  J. V. MURPHY,  District Passenger Agent,  Nelson, B.C.  SEALED TENDERS addressed to tlie under-  sitmed, aud'eudorsed "Tender for Jettv and  nrcdsrin-r at the North Arm of the Fraser River  li.r. will be received fit this office until 4 p.m.  on Tuesday, September 30, 1913, for the cou-  structiouof Jetty and Dredgi-i-,' at the North  Arm of the Fraser River. I*.C.  Plans, specification and form of coutract can  be seen and forms of tender obtained at this  Department, and at the offices of C. C. *Wors-  fold. Esq.. District Emrincer, New "iVest-  miustcr, B.C.; J. S. MacLachlaii.Esq., District  Engineer, Victoria, B.C.. The District Eii(-in-  ecr s Office, Confederation Life Buildim-. Tor-  onto. Ont.; J. L. Midland, Esq., District Etifrln'-  -er, Post Office Bulldinp, Montreal, Que.,* and  nil application to the Postmaster at Vancouver,  Persons tciiderln-,- are notified that tenders  wm not be considered unless made on the  printed forms supplied, and signed with their  nctnnl slj-natiiros, statins- their occupations,  and places of residence. In the case of firms,  the actual signature, the nature of the ocuiDa-  tion, and place of residence of each member  of the firm must be given, ...   '  Each tender must lie accompanied by an  accepted nheqno on a chartored bank, payable  nOl1ii0<\ver.of th0 Honorable the Minister* bT  Public Works, equal to five per cent. (6 p. c.) of  the amount of the tender, which will be forfeited  if the person tendering decline to cuter into a  contract when called upon to do so, or fail to  complete tlie work contracted for. If the tender  be   not accepted tho cheque will* be re-  The Department does uot bind Itself to accept  the lowest or any tender,    By order,  R. C. DESROCHERS,  Department of Public Works, Secret!-r?-.  Ottawa, July 8,1913.  .Newspapers will not be paid for this- adver-  tiscment If they Insert it without-authority  from the Department.-'4661  Greenwood & Midway  AUTO STAGE  Leaves Greenwood for Spokano  at 8:20 a.m., & for Oroville at 3:10  p. m. Leave order-* at Torlumo's  Cigar Store.      Chaiiles Russell.  LOWERY'S CLAIM  During tho 87 months that Lowory'B  Claim was on oarth It did busineas all  over the world. It was the most  unique, independent and fearless"journal over produced in Canada. Political  and theological enemies pursued it with  tho venom of a rattlesnake until tho  government shut it out .ot tho mails,  and its editor coacad to publish it  pa/ty on account of a lazy liver and  partly because it takes a pilo of nT<5fi'eV  to run n paper that is outlawed, "lh'ere  are still.20 difforent editions of this condemned journal in print. Send 10 cents  and get ono or fi and get the bunch,  II. T. LOWERY,  Greenwood, B, C,  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  tells how a gambler cashed  in after the flush daysof  Sandon ; how it rained in  New Denver  long  after  Noah was dead ;   how a  parson took a  drink   at  Bear Lake in early days ; .  how justice was dealt in  Kaslo   in  '93;   how the  saloon man outprayed the  women in Kalamazoo, and  graphically    depicts   the  roamings   of   a   western  editor among the tender-  feet in the cent belt.    It  contains the early history  of Nelson and a romance  of the Silver King mine.  In ��������� it* are  printed three  western; poems, and dozens of "articles too numerous to mention.   Send for  one .before it is too late.  The  price   is  25  cents,  postpaid to any part of the  world. . Address  all  letters to  T. Lowery  GREENWOOD, B. O.  n  n  s a  a  SMOKE  Mountaineer and Kootenay Standard Cigars.   Made by  J. C. THELIN & Co.,' NELSON  ASSAYHR  WIDDOWSON,   Assayer  .   .,    , ���������  aii<  Box   BII08,   Nelson,   B.   C  -Gold, Silver, Lead or Coppci  f*;n1r1.*!<1.,n.       ���������-     Oil    __ T   '      *  h*'E."w;  Chemist,  Charges:-        .. t  $i   each.   Gold-Silver,' or SI' icr-tca*'  $1.50'.    Prices  for other metals:  Co.V.  Cement, Fireclay analyses ou  applio  tion.   The largest custom assay office i���������  British Columbia.  fA^J^V^*5^"A'S!k'-?.?fi THE   LEDGE, ��������� GREENWOOD,   BRITISH   COLUMBIA.  GRAND   FORKS   GARAGE  QRAND    FORKS,    B. C.  is now open for business and is in charge of an Expert  Mechanic.    All repairs and adjustments quickly attended to.    Complete lfne of  AUTOMOBILE   ACCESSORIES  carried in stock.    Best grade of Gasoline, Lubricating  Oils, and Greases always on hand.   Sole agents for  ',  Republic Tires.   Tires pumped up free of charge.  GRAND    FORKSl   GARAGE    CO.,    LTD.  wmmsmm  Bridesville News  Announcing  the opening  of our new  Fall Styles  in Suits and  Over coals.  W. Elson,  Greenwood  Arthur, Bennett arrived in this  town Friday, August 29, from  Alaska. Arthur was very glad to  get back again to the land of  plenty.. He says things are pretty  dull over in Alaska.  Guthrie McDougall & Co., have  now completed there concrete work  on the Great Northern. They  have put two large culverts, in.  One of them 414 ft. long, 4ft. wide  and 5ft. high and the other is 39G  ft. long, 3 ft. wide by 4  ft.   high.  Guthrie, McDougail & Co.'s  steam shovel has closed down until  thoy have settled on a new gravel  pit.  Two chance acquaintances from  Ireland were talking together.  "An' so your name is Riley?"  paid one. -���������A.royez anuy relation  to Tim Riley?"  "Yory dishtantly," said the  other. "Oi wus me mother's first  child, an' Tim was tho twelfth."  g SMITHS        SMITHS SMITH'S        SMITH'S g  jE Peaches for canning, best quality and lowest prices   of ^  ���������=: the season. *      '     3  ������~ Heinz's vinegar for pickling, extra strength. ~3  *"*   ���������a  J������*"  ��������� ���������  -~ia  1 Order for Meats taken at either store. |  ;~ Sweaters, Sweater Vests, Exceptional Values, i~3  Don't Be HOODWINKED  WE NEVER CHANGE BRANDS  r  -u.uv-iuv-t-ull  ARE A 1 QUALITY  The BRILLIANTES  Are the Best Clear Ilavanas In Canada  Made by Union Labor in the best Hygienic Factory iii tlie country.   Call for  tliem and -jet value for your money instead of rope  WILBERG & WOLZ, Prop. B.C. Cigar  Factory, New Westminster, B. C  Tha   family  remedy   for   Coughs   and  Colds  "Shiloh costs  so   little   and docs   so much!'  s='    Telephone Either 21 or 25 for Prompt and Efficient.Service.     ^  ������~ GROCERIES. HARDWARE.  DRY GOODS,   BOOTS.   FRESH   MEATS ~5  B    GREENWOOD    X    B. C,    X    ANACONDA'   =~  1 SMITH'S        SMITH'S        SMITH'S        SMITH'S g  <XX>000<X><-K>0<>0<KK>00000<WKK>0  "OUR   BEST"  Finest flour on the  market at the cheapest  price,  Adams & Brown  6<X>0000<)<>00<>0<><>00<X>00<>0000  Plumber  T  i  i  land  1  Tinner  J. J. Walker, graduate optician  will be at Logan's store during  the clays of the Fair, October 7  and 8. Those in need of optical  goods should remember the dates,  I am prepared to ex**  ecute all orders - for  plumbing and tinsmiths  ing in city or country,  !  ft  ?!  ft  i  i  ft  i  i  i  ft  I GEORGE CLERF. f  Substantial Values in Table Silver and  Cutlery, Cunuine Worth in. Every Piece,  Being manufacturers of silverware; and import  ters ot high grade cutlery, our preparedness to  cater well to the needs of every home in British  Columbia, must be appreciated by all buyers,  Whether you need sterling silver or first class  silverplate, our stock will supply the best at the  lowest prices,  We offer an extensive choice in Tea Sets,  Trays, and all Hollow ware and Flat ware in  which the leading stock patterns are represented,.   .  IN THE MATTER OF CUTLERY  our stock offers the buyer an excellent  choice,  We carry a special line of first quality carvers,,  Write for our illustrated, catalogue,   It. tells all,  It explains how you may buy these high grade  goods with greatest advantage to yourself,  HENRY BIRKS &  SONS,: LIMITED  JEWELERS AND SILVERSMITHS  Geo, E, Trorey, Man, Dir, VANCOUVER, B, C,  gmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmminmmmmmi!^  ������= NEW STOCK OF 3  I TRUNKS   &   VALISES!  y^* "     ~   ~* '" ; l '     ~^>  | Clothing, Boots, Shoes and Summer |  1 Underwear for Men. I  1P.W. GEORGE & C  ������������   COPPER STREET    -   *        GREENWOOD, B. C.   =3  *"*������������������ (fl  CORPORATION OF THE CITY OF GREENWOOD.  Sale of Lands for Delinquent Taxes, in the Rossland Assessment District, Province of British Columbia,  I hereby give notice that on Saturday the ilth day of October, A.D. 1913, at the hour of Ten o'clock in the forenoon, al the Court House in the City of Rosslann  I shall offer for sale at public auction the lauds hereinafter set out of the persons in the said list hereinafter set out, for delinquent taxes unpaid by the said persons od  the 31st day of December, 1912, and for the necessary costs and expenses, including the costs of advertising this sale, if not sooner paid.  LIST   ABOVE    MENTIONED  Name of Person Assessed  Short Description of Property. Acreage  Delinquent  Taxes  School  Taxes  Total  * Taxes  Interest  Costs-  Total  Similkameen Division of Yalo District.   Crown Granted Properties.  Montgomery, W. J. & J. D. and  Hayes Mrs R L Part of tot 152  Hansen Bros Lot 264  Hansen Bros Lot 26S  Hansen  Bros Part of Lot 330  Hansen Bros Part of Lot 331  Grand Forks Orchard Co Part of Lot 33*  Housberger J D Part of Lot 362  Lanibly CAR (estate) Undivided J4 interest in Lot 429  BakerHAC  Part of Lot 519  Lawrence J T Part of Lot S19  Ruckle Frank    Part of Lot 534  BeasleyAF    .* Part of Lot 534      .  Stuart Edward  PartofLotS34  McAdaru L (estate)  PartofLot536    ���������  The London & Canada Syud Part of Lot 638  The London & Canada Synd Part of Lot 639  The London & Canada Synd Part of Lot 64O  Addiugton Hon H H   Part of Lot 653  Rhodes Mrs Marion Part of Lot 653  Shcrringham Geo (estate)  Part of Lot 756  Gidon Claude Part of Lot 821  Hansen T R    Part of Lot 862 (100x120)  Ryan Ellen J Part of Lot 1494  Scale Mrs Tilly Part of Lot 1494  Holford Geo  Part of Lot 1494  AverillG W  PartofLot 1699  Morrison Mrs Jennie  Part ot Lot 1696  Pounder W A Part of Lot l?2j  Sherringham Geo (estate) Part of Lot 2007  The Robinson & Lequhne Lumber Co... .Lot 2022  Midway Coal & Coke Co    Lot 2337  McDonald Donald J Lot 2946  McDougall Thomas Part of Lot 273S  Bertois J A Lot 3046  Gustafson Axel Lot 3227  Hansen Bros   Lot 3395  Bonibini Michael     Part sees 29 & 33 Tp 70  Carroll Murt  E Part of Lot 125 S  Carroll Murt & Thomas Lot 126 S  Sanders James    Lot 1149 S  Moore MA Lot 1178 S'  Ness E & Beamish E R  Lot 1181 S  O'Kecfer Hugh Lot 1213 S  Whiteside David   Lot 1313 S  Collector's List of Lands or Improvements or Real Property Within the Corporation of  the City of Greenwood .       ���������  To be sold for taxes, interest, costs and expenses, on the 13th day of September, 1913, at the City of  Greenwood, B.C., at the hour ot 10 o'clock in the forenoon pursuant  to the  "Municipal Clauses "Act" .  and by resolution of.the Municipal Council passed on the 11th day of August, 1913, '  ASSESSED OWNER  77 Oo  36o Oo  600 00  280 00  330 00  loo 00  50  121 00  10 00  42 00  167 00  5 00  10 00  275 00  320 00  152 00  78 00  I 00  ' 12  OO  215 00  - 80 00  I 62  I 00  32 20  67 34  12 30  IO 00  130 00  240 00  320 00  80 00  4 18  148 00  320 00  320 00  164 00  180 00  74 78  81 72  299 30  160 00  160 00  40 00  25 00  70 00  2 00  3 00  9 00  2r 00  3 00  50 00  9 00  r5 00  31 25  So 00  3 36  28 75  Il3 50  ��������� 25  8 25  2 24  75 00  9 00  15 00  31 25  80 00  Bank of Commerce.  Bush, James W.  Bealey, R.J ,  Braunau, S. P....  Lot  3 50  6 00  15 00  .5 00  7 50  10 00  5 00  3 50  16 00  7 50  4 00  4 00  6 00  5 00  5 40  160 00  43 00  150 SO  160 45  320 00  9 72  9 67  19 20  5 00  16 00  20 00  19 00  6 00  S 00  Columbia and Western Railway Lands  Steeves EL Sub-Lot 3 of Lot 2737  Cosgrove T B & McAstoeker C Part of Lot 2698  Knight Horace E  .... Sub-Lot 1 of Lot 2699  Swank G W " ..���������*���������-.....  .Sub-Lot 1 A of Lot 2700  DempierBert '... Sub-Lot 9 of Lot 2701  Subdivision of Lot 535, (Map 110)  Van Oosten John .....;................ Block 8  Van Oosten John  Block 9  Subdivision Lot 700 G. I. (0) Map 38  Manly LA Lot 2 Block 1  RacLV ..Lot3Block4  Tertian W G Lot 3 Block 9  Rae L V , Lots 1 & 2 Block 10  RaeL V  Lots 3 & 4 Block 14  Ralph DrBB Lot 1 Block IS  Rae L V Lots 3 & 4 Block 15  Rae L V Lots 3 & 4'Block 16  HargrcavesJM  Lot 1 Block 21  Palek Gabriel Block3S  Subdivision of Lot 1475  BroadHF Block 8  Henderson's Addition to Grand Forks, (Map 156) being a subdivision of part of Lot 382 G.  Livesley James Lot 14Block 9 5 00  MoNee'a Addition to Grand Forks, (Map 128) being a subdivision of part of Lot 382 G. I.  ' Rashleigh Walter Lots 14 & 15 Block 3  Buckle's Addition to Grand Forks, (Map 36) being a subdivision of Lot 534 G.  Baker Wilfred -.. ...���������������������������������.*-. Lots 2 & 3 Block 21 j  Fitzmaunce William  Lots 2, 3 & 4 Block 22  McDougall Angus E ���������. ��������� Lots 1 to 10 incl Block 26  Dated at Rossland, B.C. this 6th day of September, A. D, 1913.  2o 00  I9 2o  11 00  9 25  2 00  2 00  2 00  2 00  2 00  200  2 00  22 06  7 23  18 72  22 90  22 06  13 50  11 67  13 30  75  A 25  75  04  1 00  1 79  88  04  1 00  1 92  2 28  14  1 00  3 42  I50  07  1 00  2 57  1 75  08  1 00  2 83  1 So  12  1 00  2 62  1 5o  07  1 00  2 57  150  07  1 00  2 57  1 5o  12  1 00  2 62  30  1 00  1 30  3 00  (O)  37  2 65  7 25  So  3 02  33  20  41  00  1 00  1 00  9 58  6 70  4 43  Blue, Louis.,  Barnett, Mary Emma ..,  Bunting, Herbert   Beaulieu, Thomas   Cornwall, M. A   Cohen, Rosie   it        ii  Campbell, H. M.V.V.'.V.V."  Florin, Julia   Greenwood Trading Co..  Graham, Donald   Greenwood Phoenix Tramway Co..  Hall, M. D. and Crawford J. A.  Hardy, T. J. and Russell, J. A...  Jermyn James   Jolly, Lena   Kelly, Mary Josephine,  Kellehcr, Mrs. P. II   11 ii  Law, W. M ."."!.'  Mellor, George............  11 11  Manchester, David   Mortimer, E. II   Mcintosh, Irene S..   Mcintosh, Duncan .......  McArthur, H. H   McKenzie, R. D   McLeuuaghan, James..  O'Rouke, Michael..  Porter, W.J.....   11   11  Poggi, James   Rainbow, H. T.........  Smailes, Ralph.......  Stewart, J. W  .  11      11  11      11  Shcelmn, Daniel   Welsh, P   Wilson, A. M. estate.  White, Silas..  ...  Block  Map  Delinquent Taxes,  Subsequent  Taxes  in - Arrears-    aiid  Interest.  Costs and  Expenses.  TOTAL  17  90  7������  2  21  3  21  15  34  18  34  29  34  20  34  J  46  L  46  $2 00  ���������  |25 45  2 00  20 75  2 00  ' 37 30  2 00  44 30  2 00  95 35  2 00  8 95  2 00  " 16 10  2 00  20 75  2 00  58 35  2 00  . 32 50  2 00  41 00  2 00  19 85  2 00 .  16 10  2 00  11 35  2 00  30 25  2 00  U 35  2 00 -  23 i5  2 00  30 25  2 00  * 13 85  2 00  . 20 75  2 00  39 60  2 00 ���������  9 05  2 00  5 60  2 00  - 30 25  2 00  58 15  2 00  8 95  2 00  26 05  2 00  18 40  2 00  10 65  2 00  '  40 20  2 00  - '  '    25 45  2 00  40 20  2 00  665  2 00  11 45  2 00  ���������44 25  200  23*15  2 00  30 20  2 00  13 80  2 00  11 80 '  2 00  16 i5  - 2 00  8 95  2 00  3 25  2 00  6 65  2 00  32 50  2 00  17 30  ,   2 00  106 55  2 OC  27 90  2 00  30 25  ��������� 2 00  6 66  200  10 50  2 00  25 45  2 00  i4 65  2 00  23 15  2 00  11 35  2 00  32 50  2 00  33 70  2 00  342 60  2 00  125 60  ?2 00  16 75  2 00  86 40  ���������2 00  87 80  2 00  236 10  2 00  ���������  8 45  2 00  23 20  2 00  15 20  2 00 .  790  |2 00  6 60  2 00  6 10  2 00  20 75  12 00  16 90  2 00  12 00  2 00  33 90  2 00  46 65  2 00  23 15  2 00  . .32 55  2 00  20 75  2 00  13 80  200  30 20  2 00  : 13 80  2 00  9 65  (0)  5 50  2 00  7 So  25  1 00  8 75  3 25  6 00  9 25  51  1 00  10 76  1 13 '  IS 24  2r,37  98  1 00  28 35  H. R. TOWN8END, Collector Roaaland Assessment District.  By virtue of a warrant given in pursuance of the Municipal Clauses Act and by resolution of the  Municipal Council, under the hand of F. W. McLaine, Mayor of the said Corporation, dated the 11th  day of August, 1913, and of all other powers me in that behalf enabling, I hereby give notice that I  will proceed to sell by Public Auction at the City Hall, Greenwood, on the 13th day of September,  1913, at 10 a.m., the above mentioned lands, unless the full amount of taxes, interest, costs and  penses as above are sooner paid. G. B, TAYLOR,  Dated this 16th day of August, 19k'., Collector.  ox������  7

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