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Array r ^    7FT   v^ "ML^ r  ���������l���������������t*lpji.!������ (���������U.fOurfC ������-"-fj.t-'j  "'':$EP>7- h  9*11 A, %-"%  ;,-|-*-i'*'������"-l'.ia''?  THE OLDEST  MINING. CAMP  NEWSPAPER  IN  BRITISH  COLUMBIA  ���������  Vol.   XIX. ^  GREENWOOD,. B..C., THURSDAY, SEPTEMBERS,   1912.  AR.R1V1N <3      'EVERY    - DAY  nBMHna^"IBl|"MaM^aMBMMMHMaHHnnH-^H^--^-^������JBHHHM-------M������a-^--M  '        J ~ I    ��������� ������  *'        '������     <"   ,,   .'       <     ' * .4 -  '"��������� .'Another Car".  Pine.'Line.  OF. PURITY FLOUR  ������*������������������  JUST ARRIVED  ..' of Glass and Delf Ware,  plain and decorated, just -  s received.    i������     X  " X  Bargains in Pruit Jars and Crocks  See our line of Kitchen and Table  Wares.  r  Tie Russell-Law-Caulfield Co.  HARDWARE     GROCERIES    .MENS' FURNISHINGS  ��������� -  InB     fffifI 1 b  Phone 16   Greenwood, B. C.  SCHOOL  BOOKS  AND  SCHOOL SUPPLIES  OLD-FASHIONED  ENGLISH  DOUGH CAKES  25 cents   s  TRY    ONE  William C. Arthurs  THE  BREAD & CAKE BAKER  , Vienna Bakery, Greenwood  Greenwood's   Big  Furniture  Store  DON'T FORGET  That you can buy an Edison Phonograph from us.  at the same price as anywhere in Canada, and by  doing "so you save all express charges, . You have  , 4he~advantage - too- of getting a -machine of- the  "very latest hiodei, .arid of tryirij^Botlr -machines  and records-before buying. We have just opened,  up a new shipment.'  Call in and inspect them,  Agents for Edison.Phonographs and Victor.Machines  T. M. GULLE Y ���������& Co.  Opposite Postoffice.  GREENWOOD, B. C.  Phone  ATTRACTIVE JEWELRY  _'has seldom been gathered in such  ��������� an extensive display as the one we  ** ,ar.e~.np,w showing.������. We.kn.ojs.yen.  will become interested. Not only in  THE ODD DESIGNS  but with the prices that we  have  placed upon the articles.  If you want to see the prettiest  Chains, Lockets, Brooches, Pins  and Stone Set. Jewelry ever shown  in this town, come now.  T>  You will find a Welcome  at the Club Cigar Store and Pool Room  CIGARS, TOBACCOS,  AND  SMOKERS'  SUPPLIES  FRUIT AND  CONFECTIONERY  I Coast, Calgary and  Local Papers and Magazines  always on the tables.  Agent for Phoenix Laundry, Office of Phoenix & Midway Stages  A. LOGAN & Co.  GREENWOOD.     -     B. C.  St. Jude's Anglican Church  Services: Holy Communion 8  a.m. rst and 3rd Sundays in this  month; Matins, n a.m.; Evensong, 7:30 p.m.; Sunday School,  10 a m.  Rev. Franklin Watson, Vicar.  w.  WALTER G. KENNEDY  PROPRIETOR  ROOMS   TO   LET  In the Swayne House, Silver  Street. Clean, private and comfortable rooms in a quiet locality  at reasonable rates. Hot and cold  baths free to gnests.  A  BRANCH  OF  The CANADIAN BANK  OF COMMERCE  HAS  BEEN  OPENED;AT  ROCK   CREEK,   B. C.  WANTS. Etc  Farm .for Sale.���������A 160 acre  farm near Bridesyille, 35 acres  under cultivation and 20 more  about ready for breaking up.  90 acres available for cultivation  and the balance good pasture  land. For further' particulars  apply R. T. Lowery, Greenwood.  For -Sale. ��������� One team of  horses, Percheron bays, three and  four years old. Well matched,  aud weigh about 1,350 pounds  each. Apply to O. P. Olson,  Ferry, Wash.  Bank of Montreal  ESTABLISHED 1817  Capital, all paid up, $ 15,413,000.   Rest, $ 15,000,000.  UNDIVIDKD   PBOFITS,   81,8GB,X8B.30  Hon. President: Lord Stratiicona and Mount Rovai,, G. C. M. G.  President: R. B. Angus, Esq.  Vice-President: Sir B. S. CtousfON, Bar?.  General Manager: H. V. MhrbdiTH, Esq.  Branches in London, Eng, UX������in cSmffi!} New York, Chicago  Buy and Sell Sterling Exchange and Cable Transfers.    Grant Commercial and  Travellers' Credits, available in any part of the world.       ������.   ���������  SAVINGS BANK DEPARTMENT '"iC^'K,lt  Greenwood Branch  - C. B. Winter, Mgr.  Lost.���������On the road between  Rock Creek and Midway, a Smith  & Wesson, 32 calibre .revolver, 6  shots to barrel. Suitable reward.  Apply to Ledge office or C. P.  Sjolander, Phoenix.  WANTED.���������A strong work horse  for winter, a good home provided  with plenty of feed. Apply F.  Haussener, Box 4, Greenwood.  Wanted.���������A man handy with  horses and plow, six weeks job,  apply stating wages required to  F, Haussener, Box 4 Greenwood.  You  may delay, but time will  not.  Pride gets into the Coach, and  shamo mounts behind.  Around Home 5  " "^ ir  Rev. J.,F. Ferroux of .Carmi is  in'the city.     :''---  P. H. McCurrach spent Sunday  in Grand Forks. ���������" '  ." ���������'  Andy Sater has returned from  a visit to the coast.  There is .a delinquent tax sale  in Greenwood today.  Emil Xarsen of Grand Forks  was in the city yesterday.  John H. Marshall of Penticton  was in the city last'week,  D. J. McDougall is in* the hospital suffering from heart trouble.  Several local '-sportsman*' got  large bags of grouse- on Monday.  , Live stock will be a promiuent  feature of the; Greenwood Fair'.  . There will be a heavy docket  at'the County Court next Tuesday.  James, McCreath, 'Jf, has returned from" his six weeks vacation  by the sad sea waves;  ��������� The Oroville brass band will  furnish the music tor the Greenwood Fair. ���������.  i   *  John Papey was'seut to jail for  30 days for stealing" at the Eholt  fire,       - ��������� -   .-  -    ��������� v -  Born.���������On September 3rd. to  Mr. and Mrs. Hugh-McGillvray,  a son.  The balance of .'Billy Nelson's  furniture is being shipped to  Carmi. "      ;  Tony and Pete Turano have returned to Phoenix with , their  brides. * '-������������������'���������_  A $17,000 addition will be built  to the public schools in "Grand  Forks. .,-- -   . /   .-  T. A. Garland , has ' returned  from spending the summer in  Manitoba.    - ���������    ""* ** ���������  '-'.Thomas Hardy will/'move~to  Victoria where he recently bought  a residence.  Big Rory McLeod will spend  the.winter at his ranch' on the  Kettle river.  Red, White and Blue Flour  $1.50 a sack, $6 a barrel, Brown's  Ferry, Wash,  Chief Dinsmore has returned  from his pleasant outing at  Christina lake.  Five carloads of fruit and  potatoes were shipped from Grand  Forks last week.  A grant of ������250 has been made  to the Grand Forks Fair by the  Council of that city.  Phil Wade is now general road-  master for the C.P.R. between  Field and Kamloops.  August Heinze passed through  Greenwood on Monday on his way  to Princeton or Penticton.  Ranchers were selling apples  in Greenwood last week, at prices  ranging from 50 cents to $1 a box.  E. H. Mortimer of Prince  Rupert was visiting his old  friends in Greenwood this. week.  Mike Kane has returned from  the Lillooet district, where he  owns valuable mining property,  K. C, B. Frith and J. L. White  will take a look at the formation  up the West Fork, some time this  week.  It is now definitely stated that  the steel on the Kettle Valley  Railway will reach Carmi by Saturday,  Hugh McKay and Ben Petersen have located a group of claims  at Owen lake in the Bulkley  Valley.  George Clerf has re-opened the  plumbing and tinsmithing shop  formerly owned by H. H. McArthur.  You can buy a 22 High Power  Savage rifle for $25.00, Brown's  Ferry, Wash..  C. F, Stork left for his new  farm in Alberta on Tuesday.  Mrs. Stork went to Spokane on  the same day,  The Hon. Martin Burrell will  come west next week. Perhaps  he might find time to again open  the Fair in Greenwood.  Owen Boyer has returned from  a two months visit in the east,  and will be pleased to see all  his  fri'uuds.at the National hotel.  Millinery , opening under the  direction of Mrs. <M. C. Elson,  Friday and Saturday September  6th and'7th. W". EJson, Copper  street.  * It is against the law in Grand  Forks to run bicycles and motorcycles on the sidewalks. This  kind.of a> law is not enforced in  Greenwood.  It snowed last Friday and Sat-'  unlay at Phoenix and the Mother  Lode mine. At the same time  people were dying from the heat  in Chicago. '���������''������������������  ��������� G. C. Brown of Grand Forks  has imported a 15 passenger  motor car from Scotland! He  will put it on the run between the  Forks and Christina Lake.  Mrs. Hcckmati was bringing  her baby for medical treatment  from Carmi to Greenwood when  the child died in the auto. Interment took place at Midway.  The real estate men are flocking into Grand Forks like hawks  to a hencoop. It is about time  that they had a few sub-divisions  placed on the eastern market.  Service in the Presbyterian  church next Sunday, September  8th, at 7:30 p. m. Sunday School  and Bible Class 2:30 p. m. Rev.  J, R, Munro pastor. All are -welcome. ''    .,  . One of the features of the  Greenwood Fair will be a grand  apple packing contest under the  auspices of the Department of  Agriculture. The prizes will be  $15; $10 and $5.  Mrs. L. A. Smith and her  daughter are on .a two months  visit to Galesburg, and other  towns in Illinois and Iowa. It is  20 years since Mrs. Smith was in  Galesburg.  "Andy" Fletcher-walkedl down  from Phoenix on Tuesday. Andy  is used to high living. Years  ago he sold eggs at Lightning  Creek for $75 a case and previous  to that he paid $1 a pound for  flour and $12 a dozen for eggs in  Barkerville!  I Western Float  Tomatoes are being.canned  in  Oyama.  A pound has been, established in  Blairmore.  Kaslo will hold a -fruit fair on  I October 35.  There are over CO poker rooms  in Vancouver.  This has been a very dry Beasori  around Hazelton.  Already there are four automobiles in Hazelton.  This month Chilliwack will hold  its 40th annual fair.  G.* >R.  Sawle will start a newspaper at Port Granby.  Mrs. ��������� Pilling   has    closed    the  Vienna Cafo in Kaslo.  " Thomas .Shore  has closed   the  Portland Cafe in Stewart.  No. 8  The editor does not give the size of  the schooners.  , /  There are 103 eases of typhoid  fever   in  the   Calgary   hospitals.  Typhoid is a disease of the stomach, ���������  and it is most, ^prevalent* in   the  month of October.  -W. E. Zwicky bought the old  government building and site on B  avenue in Kaslo for $775. He intends to build a residence in that  beautiful little city.  A Wolf River apple weighing 27  ounces, was recently given to the  editor of the Summerland Review.  He has it in the window, but will  be lucky if the devil does not pie it.  While riding on horseback a few  miles from Fairview John Gustisha  saw a wildcat grab a big fish out of  the river. Ho killed the wildcat  with a rock, and cooked the fish for  his supper.  C. W. Calhoun will build an.  hotel at Port Granby. In addition'  to the  Granby company it is re-  In Chilliwack wood is delivered Por*ec- *ha* another smelter will bo  BURNED TO DEATH  Billy Vaux was burned to death  in his cabin on Government street  Tuesday morning. The alarm was  turned in by Johnnie Huff about  six a. m., the fire brigade turned  out on a record run, and had the  fire out in a few minutes. The  body of Vaux was found on the  floor behind the stove. He was  last seen a little after 2. a. m. go  at your door for $3 a cord.  Lethbridge   has   ten   miles   of  street railway in operation.  About 190 pupils are attending  the public schools in Kasio.  ��������� Bush fires did considerable damage near Hazelton last month.  During July the output of coal  at Cumberland'was 49,000 tons. ���������  Two carloads of fruit are being  shipped daily from Summerland.  Poker parties have become  fashionable in South Fort George.  A farm for raising butterflies will  be established at  Redbank, N. J.  Sir George Doughty will build a  summer residence at Aliford Bay.  E. S. Roberts, a veterinary surgeon has opened an office in Penticton.  George Stirling was fined $50 at  Merritt for giving whiskey to a  squaw.  # A movement is on foot to establish a paper mill not far from  Enderby.  In 35 days this summer 140 carloads of produce were shipped from  Armstrong.  Four men in Rupe were recently  fined $10 each for flirting with the  pasteboards:-    .,--  - '      .-..,-'  The. short supply of water has  closed some of the hydraulic mines  near Barkerville.  Kaslo will have its first   buzz  wagon next year.    W,  will be the owner.  Happy McPherson is now driving  the engine of the ore train between  Trail and Rossland.  At Kelowna this year 110 acres  planted in tobacco will produce a  profit of $200 an acre.  There are 154 children attending  the public schools in Enderby, and  IS at the high school.  George Thompson an old-time  Slocan cook has been sent to the  Old Man's Home at Kamloops.  Molson, Wash., is to have another newspaper. Three have died  in that town within a few years.  A government wharf is being  built on Shuswap lake at Celista.  There are 100 settlers at that point.  Next month the drinking cup in  all public places, will be done away  built in that vicinity by the com.  pany operating the Trail smelter-  Trains are running between  Edmonton and Fitzhugh three  times a week. The G, T. P. will  build a tourist hotel at Fitzhugh.  This town is in the heart of Jaspar  Park, 430 miles east of Fort  George.  Send for a catalogue of headstones and monuments, made by  the Kootenay Monumental Works,  Nelson, B. C.  GRAND FORKS  ing home with a candle in his hand.        c r ,   ���������������������������,  An  inquest was held by Coroner with in the Sfeate of Washington  Black and a jury composed of Jas.  Kerr, Jas. Poggi, O. Lofstadt, N,  McLeod, W. Johns and S. P.  Dixon. The jury found that the  deceased came to his death by being burned by fire in his cabin, and  recommended that the License  Commissioners should see that the  Act against the sale of liquor to  intoxicated men be enforced.  Wm. H. Vaux was born in London, England, about 71 years ago.  He served in the Crimean War as a  powder monkey on board the Duke  of Wellington and Royal Albert.  He was on the gunboat Savage at  the Siege of Sebastopol.    In   the  Sutleije at Esquimault in 1862  he  proved himself a rower of sorts.  During the progress of tho Civil  War he served a few months in the  American Navy.   In his younger  days   Billy   was   a   strong   man  and had quite a reputation as   a  pugilist during tho time that he  lived in the Coeur d'Alenes.   He  had lived many years iu Greenwood, aud was known to old-timers  in the west. He was buried yesterday without the sound of a drum  or tho trooping of colors.  Fools mako feasts and wise men  oat thorn.  O. E. Hood will build a store in  South Fort George, and move his  stock from Tete Jau'ne Cache next  spring.  R. L. Heustis of Belize, Central  America, has bought 160 acres of  land just south of Vernon for  $40,000.  Paddy Murphy of Enderby went  to St. Paul last week to enter one  of his fast horses in the Grand  Circuit races.  _ Lt.-Colonel Glossop recently sold  his fruit farm at Long Lake in the  Okanagan district, to A. T. Howe  of Toronto, for $20,000.  The first spike on the C.P.R.  was driven at Sicamous in 1871.  That is the year B. C. became a  province of the Dominion.  The old-timers in Prince Rupert  have already held a banquet, although most of them have only  been in Rupe for four years.  An hotel to accomodate 50 people is being built at Fort Fraser.  The Bank of Vancouver will soon  establish a branch in that town.  The real estate men have taken  possession of Grand Forks, and  local speculators will have a chance  to invest their money near home.  Billy Saunders formerly of Kaslo  is now a heavy holder of real estate  in South Hazelton. Billy has made  a fortune out of land up the Skeena  river.  Archie Mills has shipped 39 head  of Holsteins from tho Riverside  farm near Midway for exhibition at  the fairs in Salem, North Yakima  and Spokane.  Tho Reporter says that in one  day 15 schooners and 17 automobiles passed through New Michol.  A correspondent writing to the  Vancouver Sun from Grand Forks  says: Grand Forks will be the  main divisional point in British  Columbia on the Canadian Pacific  Railway's short line between tho  coaBt and Winnipeg. This "cutoff" line is of the utmost importance to the railway in these days  of keen competition, and the short  line is bound to become in reality  the main line for transcontinental  traffic. The Canadian Pacific realizes this and is "anticipating its  requirements at Grand  Forks  by  E. Zwicky    ,    " .      .        ,..,.. '    '  *'  planning immediate improvements  here on a most_ extensive -scale, ������������������  with substantial and fully equipped machine shops, large round  house, new depot facilities aud  greatly increased trackage accommodation.  This short line from the Coast to  Winnipeg, on which Grand Forks  becomes an  important   divisional  point, is bound to have the cream  of the traffic between the east and  the Coast.    The short cut has an  appeal to every one to whom time  is of any importance.     Time is  money and no incorporation realizes this more than a railway, from  the very nature of its business.  '    When   one   realizes   what   tho  Canadian   Pacifiic   will   save    by  means of the short line through  Grand Forks, one sees how really  important   this  feature is to the  railway.    In economy of operation  it will mean a saving in cold cash  estimated   at   $7,000,000   yearly.  This is an  item not likely to be ������  overlooked  by the officials,   who  are expected to make the road pay  dividends each year to the shareholders.  How can the line through Grand  Forks to the Coast save such a  vast sum  each year?   This is a  natural question,  but one   easily  answered.    It is just   290  miles  shorter than  the old  main   line.  It breaks away from the old main  line at Winnipeg and joins it again  at Hope, SO miles this side of Vancouver.   The short line is like a  straight base on the south and the  old main line like a broad sweeping aro to tho north.   Another important fact in regard to the short  line is that the grade is easy, that  much to be desired distinction in  the eyes of railway men.  . But this is not the only line the  O.  P.   R.   operates   from   Grand  Forks.    Through   its   connection  s  Concluded on Last l'ai*c. THE  LEDGE,  QEEENWOODi   BEITISH   COLUMBIA.  ,4  Is located at Greenwood, B. C, and cau be traced to many parlR of  the earth, It comes to the front every Thursday morning, arid  believes that bell would close up if love ruled the world. It believes  in justice lo'everyone; from the man who mucks in the mine to the  king who sits ou the cushions of the throne. It believes that advertising is the life of trade; and that one of the noblest works of  creation is the man who always pays the printer.  The Ledge is $2.00 a year in advance, or $2 50 when not so paid.  It 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  iu advance.  R.   T.   IXXWERY  EDITOR     ANI>    FINANCIER.  AFTEK MANY YEARS  GREENWOOD, SEPTEMBER 5, 1912.  By Williiim .Imics  (Goi-right by Publlslu-rs Press Ltd.)  Tho family alwnya hud decided  things for Penelope Uushiicll. In tho  first place there wns only one of her  against innumerable. ������������������uni'lltios of  family, and iu more ways than one  might often makes right.  When sho was a young girl Penelope was round faced, apple cheeked  and of the dumpling variety, and  everybody in town then spoke'o[ her  as a pretty young woman. Sho looked  tho type to amble on through life  with only the usual, ordinary things  happening to her, but fate got mixed,  for tho young man to whom she had  became engaged as a matter of  course, after going with him through  high school, was drowned one sunny  Juno morning when he nnd the  "crowd" were in swimming under the  railroad bridge up the river.     '  Penelope wont around after Luke's  death as heartbroken and tragic as.an  apple cheeked girl could be, but secretly sho was scandalized to find how  AN ATLANTIC THAGEDY  By Bower Jones  (Copyright by Publishers Press Ltd.)  A. blue, mark here indicates that your Subscription has  become deceased, .and that tho editor would onco more  like to commune with your collateral.  Lome ont for the lemon in love's  box of chocolates.  TiiKitH is alwayH room at the top,  but few get higher than the first  floor.  The white, plague is beginning to  smile.    Some fresh air  haters   are  already shutting clown  their   win  dows at night.  aiders himself a section of the D.iy  of Judgment.  THE WORST SIGHT  It i.s now reported that an old  maid is a lady of uncertain age and  uneasy virtue.  Ir i.s the fault of country editors  that the free publicity schemes are  overtime.  working  In this ago of high living it is  pleasing to know that the price of  ice will soon be cheaper.  Winter is just over tho divide,  and uot a neigbor in sight has as  yet bought a load of wood.  We know a great many people  in Canada who keep one day iu the  week holy, and raise hell with  everybody during the other six.,  Tub time is coming when a man  will lie considered vulgar who has  more than a million dollars. The  nifijority of us stand a good chance  of being refined.  We are stepping back to the  Lark Ages when it becomes an offence against the law to exercise in  the open air on Sunday in B. C.  Bowser must be asleep,at the big  switch.  Junoixc; from our experience at,  Oroville and other parts of the  world, bedbugs are not crazy. 'We  see no reason why this little insect  should bo insane. It lives the simple life.. It is early to bed, early  lo rise, and does not take any rash  chances upon wandering away from  home. Tho bedbug has an extremely domestic and affectionate nature,  and is not proud. It welcomes,  even tho stranger, with a warmth  that is touching. One will never  be lonesome when these pretty little  creatures are abroad in tho still  watches of the night. They are  playful as kittens, and although  sudden death is prevalent amongst  them we havo never known one to  mourn when it became an orphan  by the cruel and forceful hand of  man. They are full of fortitude  and resignation, and when the  grave yawns for them they simply  turn up their toes and paes away,  leaving a sweet scent that with  difficulty can be forgotten. Shatter  a bedbug as you will, the perfume  to him still will cling, liko a bull  pup to the skeleton of a onco juicy  T bone   steak.  One day while visiting with Clara  Barton at her home in Glen Echo,  I asked her to tell me what was the  most terrible experience she had  ever had on a field, says General  Sears.  "It was at the battle o! Antie-  tam. The poor boys were falling  so fast that I rushed up to the line  of firing to save them from bleeding to death, by temporarily binding np their wounds. Bullets went  through my clothing, but I did not  think of danger. I loaded myself  with canteens, went to a nearby  spring and filled them with water.  I staggered under the load that I  carried. The wounded were crying for water. I went to one poor  boy who was wild with thirst. I  stooped, lifted his head, und was  giving him water from a canteen  when a cannon-ball took his head  off, covering mo with blood and  brains. I dropped tho headless  body and went to the next wound-"  ed soldier. And so all day I work  ed through this awful battle, and  refused to retire, though officers  and men tried to drive me back.  At night I assisted the surgeons  at the rude tables at tho farmhouse  under tho apple-trees. Thoy ara-  j putated limbs and dressed wounds  all night long. The morning light  revealed to us limbs that had been  thrown to one side during tbe work  of the night. It was like a groat  pile of wood. My dress and shoes  were soaked with blood.  That night the surgeons had no  candles. I brought from my supply  and soon there was a blaze of light  about the -operating table. They  had no food, but from wagons I  brought them meal which we had  used in packing the medicines and  supplies.  [fini says that Theodore   Roosevelt is a strong man of the Sixteenth-Century type.    lie   belongs   in  the age. of the barons.    In  religion  he is orthodox; that is, ho   has  no  religion of his own.    His   religion  is reactionary and   unprogressivn  It i.s a barbaric,   cruel,   vindictive  religion, which the thinking   men  and women of the world   have discarded.    It. is a religion of rewards  and punishments.    Mr.   Roosevelt  keeps one day in seven   holy.    He  does not like what Dr Elliott calls  "the now religion";   neither   does  he liko tho religion   of   Tolstoy���������  which is literally the religion of the  Nazarene.    Roosevelt is a man   of  blood; also ho is an honest   man-���������  and the only dangerous men   who  havo ovur lived are tho honest men  who aro on the wrong track.    No  one doubts the honesty   of   Calvin  Archbishop Laud, or Torquemade.  These men wore all sincere and also  serious.    They   lacked     humor���������  nnd humor is simply the   senso  of  values. Tho humorist laughs- at all  tho little   misfits.   Tho  humorist  I think I was in the greatest  danger at Fredericksburg, where I  crossed the pontoon-bridge under  fire to reach the wounded on the  other shore. There I worked all  night long. The weather had changed during the night and turned  bitter cold. When morning came  I found many of the Confederates  wounded and frozen into the mud.  I took an axe and chopped their  bodies loose from the ground and  helped take them to deserted negro  cabins. There we built roaring  fires in the old fireplaces, washed  and dressed their wounds and fed  the men with gruel. We warmed  them with heated bricks taken  from the tops of the chimneys."  It was in'Virginia-that she met  her most beautiful experience she  says;  ���������'I was walking along beside.the  long columns of infantry ono day.  We suddenly reached a stream, as  wide as a street. I was young and  strong and loved to walk. I had  four great wagons loded with sup.  plies for sick and wounded soldiers  These were coming-in tho rear.. I  decided I wouid not get my feet  wet, but wait for my wagons and  cross in one of them.  The soldiers splashed into the  stream in solid ranks, the water  being about a foot deep. Suddenly  die captain of a company in midstream called out- 'Company,  Fours, Left, March! Halt! Right,  Dress! Front! Now, boys,' said the  captain, 'I want yon to kneel down  in the water on your right knees,  and let Miss Burton walk across  this stream on your left knees.'  "This order the soldiers obeyed  instantly. I stepped from knee to  knee, the soldiers reaching up and  holding my hands.. And thus I  passed dry-shod to tho other shore.  As Miss Barton related this incident the tears streamed down her  cheeks and sho said, " This was  tho most beautiful tribute of lovo  and devotion ever offered to mo  my life."  soon ,she began to take an interest In  fall fashions and what her mother was  going to havo for dessert. It did not  seem decent somehow when her life  had been blighted at Its very star!. In  reality it had merely been fancy  which had mado Luke and her think  they wore each other's fates. A very  sweet, girlish affection she had for  him, but lovo was undreamed of by  Penelopo. It took Ford Driiinmon-1 to  teach her that, and the family opposed Ford from tho very 1*1 rat.  Tho Drummonds hnd come lo town  cnly a few years before and calmly  overrode so many of the current prejudices that people eald they wore odd  and disapproved of them. As to Ford  Drummoiul, ho would not settle dywn  to work.  Nevertheless, he easily wns tho most  attractive young mail'in towir. Pr-no-  lopo's family were very sot in thcii  Ideas, and one among them was that  every man should earn his own living  and stand on his own feet, instead  of living on his father as Ford Drum-  mond did. He made a few essays in  business, but always nuit in a short  time, saying ho did not like what h-  was doing.  "He's shiftless and lazy," Penelope's  father said violently soon after Ford  Drummond began dropping in to sea  Penelope frequently. "I'm not going  to have a daughter of mine throw herself away on a good looking scramp  like him. I'm going to save you from  making a goose of yourself, Penelopo.  When you got married you pick out  some steady man who isn't afraid to  work and who can take care of ycu."  At first Penelope plucked up enough courage to argue back, spurred  on by the strange now happiness  which was flooding her very soul, and  then her joy became streaked with  ���������nisery. Put even she could see tlint  Ford hid no future before him.  "I wish I could believe in vou," "she  told him pitoously. "You did not keej-  your word to mc that you would sticl".  it out in the abstract office. It's been  the same with everything you've tried  for two years. Maybe father's right"  He had looked at her bitterly and  then softened. "I guess I'm no good,  Pen," he said. "I can't seem to fit in.  Things don't appeal to mo. Cut, somehow, I feel I'll do things when' Uie  right chance comes along."  Ford had gone away then and Penelope had cried herself sick helplessly.  She loved him even though she could  not approve of him and his constant  failure hurt. He drifted out of tho  town's memory in time.  Penelopo never went with any one  else and in a few years was one of  tho accepted, permanent spinsters of  the place. It did not seem possible  she ever had been connected with  romauce or tragedy. Sho was over  forty when Ford Drummond came  back to town and registered at tho  best hotel. Tho local editor, being  new, did not remember the name as  that of a former resident, and judging  merely by the stranger's clothes and  general air, noted that "Mr. Ford  Drummond, a prosperous citizen of  Nevada, is stopping at the Park  House." Penelope held the paper  stiffly ��������� for a long while after she  had read tho item, resurrecting with  painful   labor   the   past.    "When   she  and Ford met at a social shortly  afterward they regarded each other  with a kind of wonder, not at thoir  changed physical aspects, but at their  mutual consciousness of a living past  In which they had cared for one another. Both of them were strangely  destituto of words that night, but the  next evening Ford Drummond camo  down the street under - the maples  toward her home, and she knew his  step before sho saw him. How many  times, years ago, had she sat liko this  In the dusk waiting for him! They  Bat long in the shadow of the vines  talking as people do when they aro  on the downward slope. He told her  all that had come to him, slipping  back through the years till he paused  at the boy she had known, remembering.  "You sec, I was right after all," he  said. "I wasn't built for petty mer-  chanting or dry clerical work. I  tlidn't caro what became of mc when  you went back on mo, Pen, at first.  Then I got angry to think you didn't  believe in me and I resolved to succeed. The minute I hit that mining  region it was like a now world and I  struck my gait. I mado good���������so good  that I was too busy for years to think  of anything In the past. Then when  I did I concluded you had, or course,  married some ono else. And then of  late I wanted to see you so bad Ihat  t camo back anyhow. Will you go  back West with me?"  Penelope Bushnoll was crying and  ���������somehow tho tears mado her faco  seem younger. "How can you want  me," sho asked, "when I didn't 'ravo  any faith In you then?"  "Thero wasn't anything to hsv-j  faith In thon," tho man told he*-  gravoly. "I'd novor amounted to ������  row of pins If you hadn't cast mo out  and hurt my pride. You'vo mad<* mo  what I am and I've never cared for  anyone else, Pen. Wo'ro going to  grow old soon and It seoms to me the  rest of our days might be happy. Will  you marry me?"  When Ford Drummond left town  shortly for home he took his wifo with  Mm.  in  When   money   talks  it doesn't  have to use a megaphone.  .......        , .    The man who calls a bi nil: is sel-  iclieves in JNemcsiH, and never cou dorn sure of tho answer.  His Idea of Importance  'In ono bonlghtod region of a cor*  tain state ln the southwest,' Bays a  Chicago lawyer, 'thoy chorish gome  peculiar notlone touching tho dutioa  of a Juror.'  'Ono day a case was being trlod,  whon Buddonly tho justice oxclalmod:  '"How Is this? Thoro are only  oloven Jurymen ln tho box, Whera  la tho twelfth?"'.  Tho foroman arose and addrojjBed  tho court roupootfully, as follows:  "May It ploaso your honor, th������  twolfth Juror had to go away on Important businosB. but ho had loft hli  YordJot jyitb mo/'  Mabel and I had known one another  since as children we had played together. The friendship of our childhood had ripened into a love that was  little short of Ideal, and when she waa  nineteen- ��������� I being her senior by  four or five years -j- we were married.  I was an orphan, and had spent many  years on the Continent; her parents  wero wealthy, and wtih them she had  travelled much. Thus it happened that  we were both familiar with _ the  European capitals, watering-places,  and winter resorts, and determined���������  as wo had neither of us crossed the  Atlantic���������to spend tho winter and  the following summer in the new  world. So a few. days after our  wedding we found ourselves on board  the Royal Mall steamship Arcadia,  our faces turned toward the setting  sun, looking forward in joyful anticipation to the novel scenes we were  to witness together.  The passage began by being a rough  one, but we wore both excellent sailors, and enjoyod Its opening days.  There was only one cloud ln the  horizon of our happiness, and that  ���������foolish as It may seem���������was Mabel's  fear of the sea.  "Eugene, pray that the Bhip does  not go down ln the night."  . Ono night we had retired as usual,  and certainly tho scu was awfully  rough. It took oven mo, hardened 'as  I was, some time to get to sleep. I  was awakened by Mabel rapping on  tho side of my, berth and crying out:���������  "Eugono, Eugone! what la tho matter?"  I rousod myself and listened. Certainly a dull, roaring sound filled the  ship���������a banging and splashing which  drowned tho noise of the propellers.  A little alarmed myself I jumped out  of my berth, and telling Mabel to keep  quiet, I wont out into the passage.  I 'ran Into the arms of a scared,  white-faced stewart, of whom I Inquired the cauBe of the commotiou.  "Tho ship'B sinking!" he cried.  "Haven't they roused you? They're  manning the boats up there on deck."  It was true. Isolated as we were  In our state-room we had been forgotten. Assuming as careless an air  as I could summon up on the moment,  I returned to our state-room, where  Mabel lay lln an agony of alarm.  "Well, littlo woman." I enlil, "the  curtain is rising on your long-looked  for drama. The ship is going down,  but there's no particular hurry and  no cauBe whatever for alarm."  I helped her, and dressed myself,  putting some papers and valuables  into my pockets, and then, fastening  the life-preservers round myself and.  her, we sent up on deck. We had*  Indeed been forgotten! The last boat  waa Just preparing to leave the ship  with the captain- and some of the  crew. We hailed them, and jumped  in Just'in time.  The boat that had left the ship  before us had been swamped by a  wave, and Its occupants were struggling in the water. Instead of pulling  off at onco we hovored.-ln.the dangerous vicinity of the sinking-ship, trying  to rescue them. All at once the deck  burst up, and the ship settled. Our  boat waB engulfed ln the water; I  had only time to seize Mabel by the  arms, and we found our selves struggling for our lives in the eddy.  The night was pitch dark; there  was no moon, and the stars were  hidden behind the masses of storm  clouds. I could not see Mabel's face,  but her feverish clutch on my arm  reassured me, and I knew that she  retained consciousness. After about  ten minutes, during a lull ln the wind,  I said to her:���������  "You see, darling, the night le  warm, and we are perfectly supported. It cannot be more tban three "or  four hours to day-light at most, and  then we are. bound to be picked up Immediately. You feel safe with me, do  you not?"  Her ��������� voice oame back ln the impenetrable darkness:  "Yes, Eugene, I feel safe with yon;  but you have tied this Belt too tightly  round me. It makes me feel faint.  Can't you shift it a little?"  "Of course I can," I replied, and  the momynt thp sea seemed to be a  little calmer I proceeded to do so.  She was lying on one arm, and I was  busily readjusting the belt with the  other, when, ln the darkness, a great  wavo came over us, and dashed her  out of my grasp. I dived Instantly and  caught her by the hair, Just as she  slipped away, and, bringing her to  the surface, I held her closely In my  arms. The life-belt had been washed  out of my grasp, and I had to trust to  my own strength, assisted by the belt  that was tied round myself.  Alas I my wife had lost consciousness, and hung a dead weight in my  arms. For hours and hours and  hours, It seemed to me that I bore  her up In the blaokness of the night,  imploring her to speak to me ��������� to  open the dear eyes which I could feel  were tightly closed.  It was all in vain; save for the  occasional beat of the heart she might  havo been dead.  What a night of agony! Heavens I  how I prayed for morning ��������� for one  ray of 'light by which to see my  darling's face. I thought I should go  mad. My arms ached, my limbs ���������  my wholo body, grow numbed - and  cold; sometimes I almost felt myself  dozing off Into the sleep of death,  waking with a start to cry aloud,  "Mabol, Mabel, my darling, speak to  me!" and nothing answered but the  moaning of the storm as It died away  ln the distance.  At last a faint streak lit the horizon,  a flush tinging the edge of a cloud,  mado It visible In tho darkness, a  breeze rippled the Bullen billows that  rose and fell smoothly around us.  The day'was breaking: I shrieked  aloud a prayer of thanksgiving to  heaven that the night was over, and  bent over the motionless, senseless  body that I held In my tired arms  with a renewed vigour.  Little by little the sun uprose,-and  tho dawn came. With tho first grey  beam that crept across the ocean I  peered Into tho face that had lain  close to mine all night  It was that of another womanl  French .Thrift ;  To a certain extent, economy on  the part of the French householder  Is compulsory as well as instinctive.  Salaries and earnings, particularly  j those of the official and professional  I classes, are loss than In Britain, taxation Is on the whole higher, and com-  'modlties are dearer all round. With'  coal at 66s per ton, as ln Paris, a'  good bright fire Is -something of a,  luxury, and the national oustom of  using paper spills instead of matches  wherever a fire or gas Jet is available is explained by the comparative  dearness of matches owing to the  State monopoly.  This trait of thrlftlness character-;  | Isos the French In almost every de-j  ��������� partment .of  life.    As  one- of  their,  l own writers' has said,  they are not  apt at spending.   Here, he says, they,  must go to school to the Anglo-Saxon.'  In the matter of hospitality and en-;  tertalnlng they are more careful than  | we are, and the furnishing and fitting  up of .a homo, for instance, la done in  France  once   and   for  all.    .Another  writer has said that British ralddle-  class^fiolks will spend more upon their  homes in twelve months than French  folks of tho same standing throughout  Ihe   entire   course  of   their  married  lives.  ���������ten*  H. W. Farmer & Co.,  .      ' REAL ESTATE,  Hock Creek, B. C.  Leaves Mothei,Lode  9,3f> a.  m. ">  6:30- p.  m.  A Joint Victory  Admiral Lord Fisher on his return  from tho United States last summer  was full of admiration for American  nowspapcr enterprise. "Tho American reporters aro very alort," ho  Bald. "They are not like tho editors  they toll about ln Tallis stroot. A  aewspaper proprietor ln Tallis street  hired a new odltor. That very night  thoro was a,fire in tho Strand, a vast  tire, which all London turned out to  see. The proprietor saw It himself,  with Its thrilling rescues, tragedies,  and escapes, and early the next  morning he opened his paper with the  pleasant expectation of reading a fine,  graphic account.of the terrible conflagration. Not a line about the fire  liad his new editor printed. The man  could hardly believe hla eyes, He  tore ln a taxicab to Tallis street He  burst in on the editor like an explosion. 'Why didn't we have a story  of the fire?' he asked. The new  editor looked calmly throjugh his  spectacles and replied: 'What was the  use of printing anything about it?  Everybody In town was there to eee  the whole  thing for themselves."  jtjXjXjXjXjXjXjXjXjx&jXjXjtjXjXJi  *i  1  WESTERN - - HOTELS.  NKWMAKKKT   nOTKI.  Y  Is tho home for all tourists and  millionaires visiting New Denver, British Columbia.  A. JACOBSON, Proprietor.  Leaves Greenwood  2:00  8:30  m.  in.  Saturday last stage leaves  Mother Lode6 p. m. Returning-,  leaves Greenwood 10 p. in.  THE   rUOVINOK, HOTET.  Grand Forks, B.C., is in the centre  ,., ���������   of the city, and furnishes the public  with   every , accommodation     at  reasonable rates.  I'mll I.iiraeii, Proprietor,  THK   KASI.O   HOTKr.  ��������� Kaslo, B. C��������� is a, comfortable  home for ali who travel to that  city.  Oor.klo & Papworl-n.  .SHEUl-KOOKI*   IIOUSK  Nelson'; B. C One minute's wall-'  from C. P. It station. Cuisine  unexcelled; Well heated and ventilated;  LAVINGE & DUNK. Projectors.'  Greenwood Office  NORDEN   HOTEL  jx jx ������������������* jx jx jx JX jx jx jx jx jx ji jx jx jx jx  t  The German Empress adopted the  pretty practice of giving her daughter  a. pearl every Christmas Day. Queen  Alexandra used to bestow on her  daughters a pearl every birthday,  they now form beautiful necklaces.  LYNN CREEK DAIRY  DELIVERED  To any part of the city, or district  J. McDO NELL, Proprietor  TIIKMONT   HOUSE  Nelson, B. C, is run on tho Am-  . orican and European plan. Steam  heated rooms. All white labor.  Special nttontiou paid to dining-  room.  ItiniRomo & Viimplioll, Pro-m,  TULAMEEN HOTEL  *   Princeton,  B.  C.  is the   headquarters   for  miners,   investors  and railroad men.   A  fine loci-  . tion and everything first class .  KIRKPATRICK & MALONE, Proprietors.  Prank Fletcher  Provincial Land Sdkveyor, -  Nelson, B. O.  UIMI>KSVIT.r.|-    HOTKT..  Bridesville,   B. C.   This   hotel   is  *" within easy reach of all the leading  Boundary towns aud the centre ol  a fine fanning district.  THOMAS   1VAI.SH,   J'roprlefor.  LAKI'-VIKW   nOTJCL,  in Nelson, B C, employs all  white help and is a home for the  world'atfl.OOa day.^  Nnp. Mullette, Proprietor.  When you want a headstone or  monument write to Uie Kootenay  Monumental Works, Nelson, B.C.  Subscribers are reminded that  The Ledge is $2 a year when  paid iu advance. When not so  paid it is $2.50 a year.  J.'R./CAMERON,  -Leading Tailor of the Kootenays.  KASLO,    B.   C.  ^"^���������������������������������������������<������:������>������>^<������x������;������;������HMX"X"i">  your Razors Honed |  and Your Baths at &  RAWLEY'S  BARBER SHOP I  GREENWOOD.  HOTEL CASTLEGAR, Castlegar Junction.     All modern.     Excellent  accomodations, for tourists aud.  drummers. Boundary train leaves  here at 9.10 a.ni.  W. H. GAGE, Proprletoi  GRANITE CREEK HOTEL.        -  Granite Creek, B. C.   Headquarters for miners, prospectors and  ' railroad men.    Good stabling- in  ���������     connection.     Tasty   meals  and  pleasant rooms.  .   ' H. G0OD1SSON, Proprietor  Greenwood City Waterworks. Company  <������:������>.:..x..x������x������x������:m:..:^x^x..:^x--x->.:.  .* Jt ���������.������ Jt jt jjt j* jt JX JX ji k* JX ������������������* jt jj jt  IT.    THOMAS I  ^      CLOTHES CLEANED      *  % PRESSED AND REPAIRED     ^  GREENWOOD^  i TAILOR  %  i? s? j? tf? ��������������������� jf *r **��������� tf jf j? jc- sc j? j? -c jp  CITV  HOTEL KEREMEOS  Opposite depot. Extensive alterations have recently been made  rendering, this hotel one of the  most comfortable in the interior.-  A choice selection,of liquors and  cigars. New pool room and sample  rooms in connection.  Mrs. A. F. K1RBY.  ALGOMA HOTEL  Deadwood, B. C. This hotel is  within easy distance of Greenwood  and provides a comfortable home  for travellers. The bar has the  best of wines, liquors and cigars.  JAMES HENDERSON, Proprietor  Baggage transferred to  any part of the City. Furniture moved to any part of  the District. General Dray-  ing of all kinds.  SIDNEY OLIVER.  THE SIMILKAMEEN HOTEL  Priiic-to'n. This hotel Is new, comfortable  wel'-'ur-iislied, and Is close to the railway  depot. Modern accommodation and sam-  .ple rooms. :  SUMMERS & WARDLE, Proprietors  GREENWOOD and  MIDWAY STAGE  Leaves Greenwood for Spokane  at 7 a. m.,and for Oroville at 2:30  p. m. CnARLES Russell.  /  Too Much Small Shot  The Smart Man buret Into the room,  "Heard tho news about Dickenson  getting shot?" he roared, red  with  oxottement.  Oluh ���������membora dropped their paper*  and uprang suddenly to life.  '���������Noi" thoy cried,   "When?"  "'Bout haJf-<an-toour ago!" gasped  the Smart Man.    "I was thoro and  oaw UI"  "Whero did he got shot?" broko to  another. "Down at tho ironmonger'*I*  chuckled tho Smart Man, slipping into  tho   beat  chair.    "Ho   bought   two  I pounds ot UI"  IARMI is situated on the West Fork of the  Kettle fiver, at its junction with Wilkinson  creek, It is 57 miles from Greenwood and  75 miles from Grand Forks, It is located  on a large plateau on the west bank of the Kettle  river and will be the central town for a dozen  smaller mining camps, For the next two years it  will be the supply point for the Kettle Valley rail/  way during the construction of that road to Penticx :  ton, 87 miles, -  CARMI has mining, timber and agricultural  resources of great value, It has gold mines right at  the townsite, and is a good smelter site.  Lots are being sold at from $50 to $250 each,  Invest your money at home,  For further particulars apply to  CARMI      TWNSITE   C.  CARMI,      B.    C.  wi^m^ii^m&esaiiixvs  ^gJMMMajaagtqaKww^ ^������v-r7^-77T.���������^^^rv ^iW 6*  h,  It  If  !  i\;  THE   LEDGE,   GREENWOOD,   BRITISH   COLUMBIA.  \-������- ,  Bam  TEMPERANCE  is all right if shorn of humbuggery.  Too much water drinking is just  as injurious as too much liquor or  anything else. t  OUR PURE WINES  AND LIQUORS \  are medicinal if not abused.   Every 3  household should have a moderate |  1 supply of pure wines or liquors in 2  the  closet  for   emergency���������either <  ,   unexpected visitors or sudden ill- S  ness, when a drop of pure liquor 2  in time may forestall all necessity "f  for drugs. 1  Grecttuwd Eiquor gottipany, Importers, Greenwood B. 0. |  ������!��������� ���������������������������:-:-:��������� -x^k^x^^^^m^k-***-' ������������������*������xk^x^������x^~x^~x������x������*Xm:"  TOS'f1 OP AMEItCAS IHSCOTEET  Less Than $8,000 Wns Expended hy  Columbus,on Ills Great Voyage  to this Continent.  We are the only manufacturers of wire, wound  wooden pipes between the Atlantic and. Pacific,  These pipes will.stand any reasonable pressure,  and' when filled with, water and covered with  earth they will last over a thousand years, They  will not break even when water in them is frozen  solid, Cheap pipes for irrigation purposes and a  higher priced pipe that will stand any pressure,  WATTSBURG LUMBER CO,  WATTSBURG.-B, C, ���������      ^*   PROCTOR, B, C.  I  Dealers iu Fr.esh and Salt Meats, Fisti -'  jfi and Poultry.     Shops in nearly all the  jj towns of the Boundary and Kootenay.  1!   '   ' -  I COPPER STREET, GREENWOOD, B. C.  I  This Is rather a difficult thing to  ascertain, but some deductions havo  been made and some conclusions arrived at. Professor Rego says that  the cost of tho first fleet of Columbus  was 1,140,000 maravedis. The value  of a maravedi was about % of a cent  in modern money, The contribution,  therefore, that' was made by Queen  Isabella was about 37296.00, without  taking Into consideration the higher  purchasing power and money In  these days. The city of Palas, Spain,  also had to furnish out of its own  means two small ships manned ' for  12, months. : The cost to the.State,  .therefore, of the journey of.discovery  was not more than $7,600,00, about  the price,of .a modern first class automobile.' Of this sum the admiral received the sum of $320, the captalna  $192 each, the pilots $128 each, and  a .physician $38.50. The 'sailors received for the necessaries, of life each  month about $2.45. Not'.a very expensive trip considering the value of  the, discovery.  GETS 'EM EVERY TIME  I Greenwood to Phoenix Stage |  ^   '    ' Leaves Greenwood Daily at 3 p. m. . ������������  |~ "        Arrives Greenwood Daily at 10 a. m. =3  ������r GREENWOOD-OFFICE        - - CLUB CIGAR STORE 3  I H... M.  .LAING,   PROPRIETOR.!.  '    iiiiaiiiiiiiaiiiiiauiiuiiiauaiiiuiuiaiuiamiiiiiriiiiiiiai^'  Making Bad Worse  A clergyman was severely reprimanding a man for regularly going  to sleep every Sunday afternoon when  he (the clergyman)  preached.  "Well, sir," said the man, "I don't  think It's your sermon sends mo to  sleep. If you notice, I'm asleep be-  foro you start to -preach. Tho fact la,  sir, I have been in tho habit of taking  a nap at about that hour of the day  for years, and now I can't got out of  It."  "It's a very bad habit," remarked  the clergyman, though somewhat  mollified .at the thought that his  preaching wasn't the cause of the  man's somnolence; "and, apart from  Its being very Improper behaviour' In  church I should think It must interfere with your Sunday night's  rest"  "No, sir, It doesn't ��������� thanks to  you,"  replied  tho man.  "Thanks to me I What do you  mean?" inquired the astonished clergyman.  "Why, sir, my son is learning shorthand, so, for practice, he always takes  down, your sermon, and when I am  ln bed he begins ,to read it to me, and  I drops off to sleep in no time!"  The-clergyman'a feelings can better  be imagined than described.  Be Kind to the Eyes  When we go to an art gal'lery and  think "we are tired from so much  walking we are mentally tired, and  our eyes are tired, from being-kept  in a strained position. The greatest  danger to the adult eye ��������� comes from  overstraining and overtaxing ��������� and  con tinned use- of the eyes without  change of position or focus.  Our eyes are always working, and  how often does It occur to us to give  them rest? We may be merely thinking, and onr thoughts are miles away  but ln the meantime our eyes are  wandering and unconsciously taking  in the scenes aTound. The eyes should  be closed occasionally for rest. When  tired and'worn out, close the eyes a  fe*w momenta, and see how rested you  wild feel.  ANALYSIS OF WATER  Chlorine   8.14  Sulphuric Acid  363-43  Silica   74-2?  Lime  84.57  Alkalies as Soda    5-91  Magnesia  232.00  Lithia  -S6  Sulphuretted Hydrogen 32.00  Has recently-been thoroughly  renovated aud re-furnished, and  is now the greatest health resort upon the continent. Natural hot water in baths, 124 degrees of heat. A course of baths  at Halcyon will cure nervous  and muscular diseases and eliminate rheumatism and metalic  poisons from the system. The  water heals liver, kidney and  stomach complaints. The rates  are $2 a day up; or $12 weekly  up. Postoffice, express and telegraph offices in'connection.   .  $98  ttlilliam Boyd, Proprietor,     :     :     fialcyon, H. ft ������  LEDGE ADS. BRING RESULTS  c ��������� ��������� ��������� ���������  Monntaineor and Kootenay  Standard Cigars.    Mado by  J. C. THELIN & Co., NELSON.  Don't Be HOODWINKED  WE NEVER CHANGE BRANDS  I VM  ARE A 1 QUALITY  Mil!  TheBRILLIANTES  Arc the Best Clear Havanasln Canada  Made by Union Labor In tlie best Hygienic Factory In tlie country.   Call for  them and (jet value for your money Instead of rope  WILBERG & WOLZ, Prop. B.C. Clear  Factory, New Westminster, B. C  ASSAYER  E. W. WIDDOWSON, Assayer and  Chemist, Box nrio8, Nelson, B. C.  Charges:���������Gold, Silver, Lead or Copper,  $1 each. GohhSilver, or Silver-Lead,  $1.50. Prices for other metals: Coal,  Cement, Fireclay analyses 011 application. The largest custom assay office in  British Columbia.     -  STARKEY & CO.  nelson, b. c.  wholesale  dealers in  Produce   and   Provisions  IPPHiUP  ���������xcursion  insures  To principal points in Eastern  Canada and United States  Tickets arc First-class and will be on Sale  May 17,18. 24, 29; June 1,6,7,8.13, U,  15,17,18,19, 20, 21, 24, 25,27.28, 29,  and many other dates In July, August and  September. Limited to 15 days on going  journey. Good to return until October 31st.  Stopovers allowed.  Greenwood and Kootenay points to  WINNIPEG .: .-....$ 60.00  TORONTO  7 91.50  MONTREAL  '   105.00  St. JOHN, N.'B  120.00  St PAUL    60.00  CHICAGO     72,50  NEW YORK.........  108.50  BOSTON  110.00  Ask your local C.P.R. Ticket Agent  for particulars regarding routes, limits,  stopovers, etc., and for excursion fares  to other points. ��������� .  K. R. REDPATII,  Ticket Agent,  Greenwood, B, C.  J. A. McDONALD,  District Passenger Agent,  Nelson, B. C.  Racehorse for Fifty Cents  One has often - heard of horses  bedng sold for what is termed* a "mere  song" and afterwards turning out  useful (says a writer in "Horse and  Hound"), but It is certain that no  animal to win a race ever changed  hands for bo little as Sugar Loaf.  She was actually some weeks since  sold -to Mr. Arthur Evans for 48 cents,  but after tho daughter of Wolf's Crag  had easily won the Monument Plate  ait Great Yarmouth (England) recent;-,  ly, Mr. EvanB bought her in for $750.  Tie filly was virtually a gift to Mr.  Evans, and .the two "bob" paid was  more ox less a Joke, but' there It  stands, as another record for a low-  priced racer I"  The Grotesque Penguin  Of all the foreign birds to be seen  in ecological collections, it is the penguins that gain the most popularity  with the least attempt to do so; they  do not affably converse with the"  public like parrots, or make grotesque  grimaces like pelicans; indeed, they  studiously Ignore the visitors, whom  they attract by their Inimitably quaint  oarloature of humanity. No birds depart more ln form from* the usual  bird-type, and there is something  about them _ which irresistibly suggests an over-fed little boy ln an overcoat with the sleeves very much ��������� too  tight- for him, as they toddle about  with their stiff wings hanging down,  or solemnly meditate a three-inch  Jump.  The Greatest Man of All  A man who has made a nappy home  for his wife and children, no matter  what he has not done in the way of  achieving wealth and nonor; if he has  done that, he is a grand success. If  be has not done that, and it is his  own fault, though he be the highest  In the land, he Is a most pitiable  failure.  We wonder how many men ln a  mad pursuit of gold, which characterizes the age, realize that there Is no  fortune "which can bo left to their  families as great as tho memory of a  happy homa.  ���������    ������������������II ���������/      I !��������� '  Who Is Hansard?  Webster's dictionary says Hansard  Is an official report of the proceedings  of the British parliament, so called  from the name of the publishers. In  Canada,, also, Hansard Is the official  report of proceedings In parliamentary  ���������eBslons. When you heard spoakers  referring to Hansard they had reference to the official report of debates, etc., on the floor of the house.  Johnny (aged five)���������"Mamma, I  wish I had a little sister."  Mamma���������"Why do you wish that,  dear?"  Johnny���������"'Cause I'm tired of teas-  tn' the cat"  Yow-Ig MAM iMstead of  ATTENDING TO BUSINESS YESTER-  DAV I UMDETJSTAND THAT -/Ou  WENT   TO THE &ALL GAME.  00 You suppose I'M ooiMd  TO PUT UP WITH n  THAT SORT OFTHIUG?'   y-   AMD SAY THAT NEV-I PtAYPR-  VIE GOT THAT YoP SAID LOOKED  GOOD TO You CERTAIMIW PLAYED  GI?A(4D-0ALL. YOU HAD THE  DOPE Ohl HIM ALLglGHT,      Believe he  Yes mr.mi6<5ihs 1 did eo  BUT   1 VJISH HOD HAD,BEEN  THERE TOO.    IT WAS JUST  THE KIND OF A GAME VOU  LIKE. LOT OF WTTI^AMP  FIELDING  I WAS WISHING THAT YOU  WtRE THERE TO BA-Wl-  TttAT   UMPIRE OUT. VoU .  CERTAlUlH CAM DO IT, AMD  THAT PELLOVM   HEEDED  IT.,  LETS SEE WHAT  TIME IS IT.  IS THERE  A  GAME TO PA-/1  Hbs siR.,^  THE SAM.eS  TEAM  ������3  Here ASAiM  to pay.    ,  <6^U ^  G RAH 0 STAND  SEATS ?  The Host He Could Do.    *  When Christine Nilsson made her  concert tour in the United States in  1884 Signor Brignoli sang with her.  He caused much merriment when he  came forward in a Missouri town to  apologize for Nilsson's indisposition.  "Madame Nilsson ees a lee-tle  horse," he said.  . Noticing a ripple of laughter- among  the audience, he-repeated- the statement that "Nilsson was a leetle horse,  a leetle colt," -  Whereupon a- facetious occupant ot  the gallery brought down the house  by remarking, "Well, then why don't  you trot her out?"  The lteason.  "And your husband gave ?50,000 for  that .old book?"  "Yes," replied Mrs. Comrox.  "To show how much you care for  literature, I suppose?"  "No, to show how little we care fo*|  $50,000."  Some Consolation.  Her Future Husband���������I'm afraid  our wedding trip will take all the cash  I've saved up.  Mrs. Reno-Fred (cheeringly) ���������  Never mind, dear. A wedding tri-)  only happens once in three or foui  years.  GETS 'EM EVERY TIME  ���������Is a GREAT THING  TO MIX WITH   .   .  YOUR BUSINESS .  miwsuEm  ummwimiwmmmr���������P*mmm  NEW ADVERTISING SCATHE.  The newspapers iu Greenwood, Phoenix and Grand Forks have adopted the  following scale for legal advertising:  Application   for   Liquor   Licence  (30 days)... ���������. #5.oo.  Certificate of Improvement Notice  (60 days) -. ������7.50  Application to Purchase Land Notices (60 days) #7-5������  Delinquent  Co-owner Notices  (90  days) f 10.00  Water Notices (small) ������7.50  'All other legal advertising, 12 cents a  line, single cofuuin, for the first insertion; and 8 cents a line for each subsequent insertion.  Nonpariel measurement  EHOLT, B, C,  John   JVrc^elia*1'  Proprietor.  COUNTY COURT OF YALE.  A SITTING of tlio County Court of Yale will  be Iiolden at. tho Court House, Greenwood,  on TuoHilay tlio 10th dny of September, *!'12, tut  eleven o'clock in the forenoon,  by order,   ,  WAT-T13R DEWDNEY,  Registrar C. U. of Y.  Synopsis of Coal Mining Regulations.  /"**OAL mining rights of the Dominion,  ^-* in Manitoba, Saskatchewan and Alberta, the Yukon Territory, the Northwest Territories and in a portion of British  Columbia, may be leased for a terin of  twenty-one years at au annual rental of  Ji an acre. Not more than 2,566 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 he  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 fs which will be refunded if  the rights applied for are uot available,  but not otherwise. A royalty shall be  paid on tlie 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 Department of the Interior, Ottawa, or to any  Agent or Sub-Agent of Dominion Lands.  W. W. CORY,  Deputy Minister of the Interior.'  N.B.���������Unauthorized publication of this  advertisement will not be paid for.  , [nelson, B. fr  W. O.  IVKLIiS, I'roprlolor.  . First-class in everything.  Steam heat, electric light,  private baths. Telephone  Ln every room. First-class  bar and barber shop.  ,   'Bus meets all trains.  GRAND CENTRAL  -HCOTEJIj-  Opposite Postoffice, NELSON, B. C,  American and European Plans.  H. H. PITTS, Prop.  In the Matter of the Estate of Gorman  West, late of Bull Creek, West Fork  Kettle    River,    British    Columbia,  Deceased.  NJOTICE is hereby given that all per-  '^    sous having claims against the late  Gorman West, who died on or about the  Sth day of July, 1912, are required to furnish particulars thereof to   the   undersigned, duly verified.  And that after the ist day of October,  1912, the. executor will proceed to distribute the assets of the said deceased  among the persons entitled thereto, having regard only to the claims of which  he shall then, have had notice.  Dated at Greenwood, B. C, this 25th  day of Julv, 1912.  A. S. BLACK  Executor.  Copper Street, Greenwood, B. C.  CENTRAL HOTEL  PHOENIX.  ��������� One of the largost hotels in ���������  the city.   Beautiful location,  fine rooms and tasty meals.  A. O. JOHNSON      -     PROP.  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.  &  Props.  ON PARLE FRANCAIS  SOTAL HOTEL  GREENWOOD, B. C.  The   Really Best House  in the Boundary.  Recently Remodelled and  Strictly Up-ta-Date.  Restaurant in connection  About Float.  Float is not a periodical.  It is a book containing S6  illustrations all told, and  is filled with sketches and  stories of western life. It  tells how a gambler cashed  in after the flush days of  Sandon ; how it rained in  New Denver long after  Noah was dead ; how a  parson took a drink at  Bear Lake in early days ;  how -justice was dealt in  Kaslo in '93; how the  saloon man outprayed tho  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  ono before it is too late.  The price is 25 cents,  postpaid to any part of tho  world. Address all letters to  R. T. Lowery  GKEENWOOD, B. O.  OWEN. BOYER  PROP.  NELSON HOUSE  NELSON.  European Plan.  Cafe open day and night.   Bar.  Merchant's lunch 12 to 2.  W. A. WARD  Phone 27.  PROPRIETOR.  P. O. Box 597.  ALEXANDRA HOTEL  OKANOGAN FALLS  This hotel is situated in one  of the most delightful sections of the Okanogan and  provides ample and pleasant  accommodation for the tour-'  ist,   sportsman and farmer.  .   Information   about the disr  trict   cheerfully   furnished.  Stage line to Oroville, and  steamer on the lake.  ARN0TT & HINE  Proprietors  Cigarette Paper  It Is not generally know that French  monu-fiacturea-s of clgaretto paper now  practloa'lly supply the entire world,  the output of Austria and Italy being  insignificant There Is probably not  more than one person in a hundred  who knows that rice paper, In which  the tobacco Is wrapped, has nothing  to do with rice, but Is made from th������  membranes of wio broad-fruit tree, or,  more commonly, of fine new trimmings of flax and hemp. So light la  this paper that five hundred of th������  tiny sheets.only weigh an ounce.  WINDSOR HOTEL  The Windsor Hotel is one of the  best furnished hotels in the West.  Itislocated in the heart of Greenwood and within easy reach of all  the financial and commercial institutions of the Copper Metropolis. Heated with steam and lit  by electricity. Commodious sample rooms. The bar is replete  with all modern beverages and  the cafe never closes, v Roouis  reserved by telegraph.  The Windsor Hotel Co  J. E. Cartier, Mgr.  In the Supreme Court of British Columbia  In-thc Estate or Edward George Warren  Deceased  ALL persons having claims against the  estate of Edward George Warren, who  died in Greenwood, B. C, on the 41b day  of July, 1912, are required to scud particulars of the same, duly verified, to the  undersigned, on or before the 15th day of  October, 1912; and all persons indebted  to the said deceased arc required lo pay  such indebtedness forthwith to the undersigned. After the said I5H1 day of October, 1912, the Administratrix will proceed to distribute the estate of the said  deceased among the persons entitled  thereto, having regard only to the claims  of which she shall then have notice.  Dated this 31st day of July, 1912.  ALEXANDER W. STRICKLAND,  ^ Merritt, II. C.  Attorney-in-fact for Wilhelmiiin iVgiifs  Warren, the Administratrix of the snid  estate.  '*'" -  , .  ���������V;j '"-.(I  ;v  f  - '*l  'ST J  x\ fc������:ra*&wxj-^ii--*aa]ga-nc^-33a^^ mm  OOOOOC-0-CKX5<>0-CK>CK>CKK>CKX>0<><>0  j    BOUNDARY MINES    f  OOO O CK>OC-0<>OCH>CK*K><>OCK>OO<XH>0  Last week the Rawhide shipped  i5,S.*52 tons of oro.  Last week the Granby mine  Rhipped 2'1,,'JSG tons of ore.  Last week tlio Granby smelter  treated 25,035Jtons of ore.  Last week the Mother Lode  mine shipped S,20S tons of ore.  Last week the Greenwood  smelter treated 15,205 tons of ore.  Last week the Napoleon mine  shipped <1GG tons of ore.  Last   week    the   shipments   of  THE   LEDGE,   GREENWOOD,   BRITISH . COLUMBIA.  ���������������������������������������. ��������� ���������     ���������       ��������� - ������������������--���������-���������������������������l-""*'*;"*r'fi^lf^nf^Mfn-tTri-M���������   color,   from   which   uo  doubt  the  property   has   derived   its   name.  Some of it is honeycombed with  small holes, and looks very   much  liko a sponge, though  careful  examination   reveals minute  specks  of gold.    Copper is also visible  to  the expert oye.    A width of twenty  feet of ore carrying $9.20  per- ton  gold  alone   would   be   considered  a magnificent mining proposition  if anywhere near to rail or water  transportation.  ���������Frank Bailey, M.E., returned  last Monday from a trip up Granite  creek and Tulameen river where  ho was  engaged showing placers  ^^^mmmmimxm^m!^iiss!&&m  $  Greenwood FEED Store |  HAY, GRAIN, FLOUR  AND SALT.  INTERNATIONAL STOCK 1  FOODS AND POWDERS.  MANUFACTURING JEWELER  The Only Up-to-Date Optical    \t  1  Department in the Interior.   .rVelSOIl,  JO#        \tf*o  | Adams & Brown, Props. |  blister copper from tho Granby J to J. E. Corby, of the firm of  smelter amounted' to 435,000, a Bakor & Co., platinum dealers,  total for the year   of M,043,500 New York,' and A. B. Cous.smaker,  pounds.  John Mo ran recently shipped a  carload of oro from the Big Copper  mine to tho smelter at Grand  Forks. The returns show that the  ore was worth 8-13 a ton. It ran  over "12 per cent, in copper, with  small values in gold and silver.  Mining will coutinun at the Big  Copper, although owing to tho bad  condition  of  the  wagon  road  no  more oro may be shipped until it  can bo brought in sleighs to the  railroad.  representing tho largest platinum  dealers in tho world, - Johntson,  Matthy &, Co., of Hatton Gardens,  London, Eng. Both gentlemen  aro experts in tho employ of their  respective firms visiting various  parts of tlio'world in search of the  ever precious platinum. The alluvial deposits of tho Tulameen  district contain gold and platinum  and   aro   the   most   extensive   in  TUNING  ��������� Mr. Charles K. ICinj,- will visit  Greenwood at an early d.-iic. Leave  orders for guaranteed pianoforte  tuning at White's Drug Store.  I Plumber  and Tinner  The   British   Columbia   Copper  company's' metal   production   for  the first ten days in  August  was  the  largest in the history  of  the  company.    Earnings  as published  for .July do not include the income  from its Dominion Cooper company  investment.    Including these,  the  total   is    more    than    double   its  dividend requirements.  Cliateauguay Smith is foreman  at tbe Jewel mine, and about 20  men are busy in the mine and mill.  The force will be increased in a  shorts time.  <><>C>0<X><K><>->CKK>0<><>CHXH>CK>OCK>0  S   B. C. MINING NEWS   ������  O o  <><><><>o<>o<><y<>oo<><>o<><><><>o<i<i<yo<>o  Tbe Jackson  basin appears   to  have a plenteous supply of zinc ore.  The Jackson, mine, tbe only piop-  erfcy that has been  developed  to  any extent, has been a considerable  zinc shipper.    It has a mill equipped  for zinc separation  and was  among the local mines affected by  tbe closing down  of the K & S.  On  the Bell  claim, worked for a  time by leasers, a find of five feet  of  high grade zinc ore was made  ,   six years ago, but a duty  on zinc  ores entering the TJ. S.   interfered  and tbe parties working the claim  under lease abandoned it.    With  the possibility  of shipping  oro in  bond for smelting solving the marketing problem to a certain extent  the Jackson basin  should become  one of the leading zinc prodncing  parts of the district.���������Kaslo Koo-  tenain.  There is now on display at the  Kaslo Kootenain office some 150  pounds of ore from the Red Elephant group,   Hall creek,   Upper  Duncan  section.      Although   this  ore has been taken from   the surface of the lead, it shows remarkable gold values upon assay,  tak  ing  into  consideration   the   great  size of the lead itself and  the immense quantity of this ore in sight.  The assays  were made by J. J,  Fingland and sundry samples taken  across  five feet of the vein gave  returns S1S.40 in   gold;   samples  from ten feet gave returns of ������14.40  and from twenty feet gave 89.20.  No attempt was made to ascertain  the other values in the rock,  although it is known to contain considerable copper.    The opinion of  some who have examined tho property is that development of  the  Red Elephant will prove it to be  J America.    With the object of obtaining   control   by   purchase   of  these deposits tho gentlemen named  have been surveying and estimating  the extent and  probable value of  tho bars and benches known to be  platinum bearing.    Should'a deal.  be consummated with the  various  owners of gold-platinum leases and  miners'  claims a large  hydraulic  and    dredging    industry   will   be  established  and   the   recovery   of  these precious metals will   be proceeded with on a large scale.    Mr.  Bailey was partially  instrumental  in  inducing these representatives  of capital to visit Princeton district  aud Tulameen.���������Princeton Star.  I have taken over the  McArthur shop and am  prepared to execute all  orders for plumbing and  tinsmitbing. Get' your  stoves in condition before the snow (lies.  I' .' The. Latest in  allory Hats  TRUNKS,  VALISES   AND   SUIT   CASES ;OE  X. MANY SIZES, .KINDS  AND  PRICES . 'X.  | P. W. GEORGE & C@. 1  j~   COPPER STREET        ,    ,   GREENWOOD, B. C,  ���������=:  ^iiillliJiilillitlUliililliilillllliiiiilillilUUtmilltittllllilUill"  = IS O.K. CIGAR STORE  COPPER STREET, GREENWOOD  Cigars,   Tobacco,   Fruit  and Confectionery. -  Free Reading Room with  all the Daily Papers.  J.NANKERYIS -  PROPRIETOR  Owing to ilbhealth I am retiring from business,  In order to close up my store as speedily as  possible I will sell my entire stock at cost, My  stock consists of Silks, Satins, Muslins, Prints,  Ginghams and all other kinds of Dress Goods,  Ladies' and Children's Dresses, Hosiery, Under/  wear, etc., etc, X X X  LOWERY'S CLAIM    *  1 During tho 37 months that Lowery's  Claim was on earth it di������- business all  over tho. world. It was . the��������� most  unique, independent and* fearless journal ever produced hi Canada. Political  and theological enemies pursued it with  tlio venom of a rattlesnake until the  government s\mt it out of the mails''  and its editor ccasad to publish it  pa-ty on account of a lassy liver and  partly because it takes a pile of moiiov  to rim a paper that is outlawed, 'lhere  arc still 20 different editions of this condemned journal in print. Send 10 cento  and got ono or $2 and get the bunch.  K. T. LOWERY,'  .   .'       Greenwood, B. C  ���������  GEORGE CLERF. JS MRS. "W. LAKELAND  ,<rs-  AT NELSON FAIR  An unusual attraction, for the  Kootenay's will be the performances of Aviator Edwards who will  make daily Aeroplane flights from  the Fair Grounds. He will have  the distinction of being the first  aviator to fly over Kootenay Lake.  KXTENKION-   Ol  I^OTICR is hereby given that- Lhe lime  ^    for the reception of lenders for the  timk  construction of tlie Victoria llarhor, B.C.,  Ureakwater, i.s extended to Wednesday,  September 18, 1912.  By order,  R. C. DF.SROCI-IERS,   ���������  Secretary  Department of Public Works,  Ottawa, August, 23, 1912.  Grand Forks Concluded  with the Kettle  Valley  Railway  they have a line south to Republic,  Wash., as well as a line north to  Lynch Creek.    Right of  way has  been secured for the extension of  the line south  from  Republic to  Spokane, and  it is semi-officially  announced that this link  will be  built within the next year.    This  will  place   Grand Forks on their  direct line between Spokane  the  great railway city of the Western  States, and Vancouver.    This will  also offer an alternative route from  I Vancouver to  tlio Eastern Statos  ) via the Soo-Spokanc connection.  Grand Forks is also a divisional  point on the Great Northern's V.  V. & E. line, which is built from  Spokane through this city west to  Coalmont. Work is now being  rushed on the connecting link between tho latter point and Van-  couvcr^and when completed Grand  Forks will lie an important divisional point on another through  line of railway.  TENDERS WANTED  Tenders will be received up to Oct.  5U1 next for the construction of a mining  tunnel 4 feet in the clear, 6 ft. 3 iu. high,  600 ft. long, more or less, lo be timbered  where necessary���������limestone formation.  Outfit will be furnished to responsible  parties who can give bonds.  Distance from Tulameen City, 21 miles.  The company reserves lhe right to reject any and all bids.  Further information mav be  obtained  from W. B. Doruberg, Tulameen.  Address tenders to  J. D. N1JW1IAN, Spokane, Wash  (Care of M. A. Gunst, Co.)  Treasure Mountain Silver Lead Co  Tulameen, B. C, Aug. 23, 1912.  ^���������"���������-innl   YOU Are Invited  TO ATTEND THE TENTH ANNUAL  T  EKS35UBES8  NELSON,     B.. C.  SEPTEMBER 24, 25, 26 and 27  Special Free Attractions ���������  LIQUOR ACT, 1910  Section 35  XOTICK is hereby given Ihat,  011 the  I5H1 day of October   next,   application  will  be made lo the Superintendent o(  Provincial Police for the giant of a iicense  for the sale of liquor by retail in and upon  the premises known as the Carmi hotel,  situate at Carmi, B. C, upon the lands de-  scribed as Lot 1!, subdivision of Lot 2,360,  group], Similkameen  Division  of Yale  District, B. C, Plan 109.  Dated this 5II1 day of September, 1912.  M. P'ERROUX  J.  C. 1'LRROUX  DAILY   AEROPLANE  FLIGHTS  from the Fair Grounds  PAUL & LEROY    -    Comedy Horizontal Bar Act  ISHIKAWA   TROUP  OF  JAPANESE     -  THE IDIANIS TROUP of Five Beautiful Girls '  HORSE RACING - R0CK DRILLING  Log Sawing and Chopping  Reduced Rates on All Transportation Lines  Single Fare Round Trip  A. D. Emory  President  THE'CAMIIG SEASON IS NOW ON  G. Horstead, Secty  P. 0. Box 392, Nelson. B. C  OF LEGAL INTEREST  following decision   which  will   be  interesting to tho legal fraternity:  "In  this case Mr. Leggatt for  the plaintiff applied  to have the  plaint amended  according to notice given.  "Mr. Hallett for tho defendants  a copper-gold proposition,  as kid- objected this could not be done in  neys of rich copper are often found j the Long Vacation and cited Sec  tion 77 of the County Court Act,  Bale 964 of the Supreme Court  Bules and other authorities. His  contention is shortly that as there  is no provision in tho County  Court   Rules  as   to   delivery   of  near the surface of the lead. Their  opinion is that copper has leached  out close to the surface and that  wonderfully rich ore will be found  with depth. The oro now shown  here is a rather peculiar looking  substance,   a  reddish   brown   in  Vacation the Supreme "Rules .apply.  "Mr.    Leggatt   referred   me to  I Section  S2 of the  County   Court  Act and Rulel, Order XI  of  the  County Court Rules.    In my opinion   Mr.   Hallett'*- contention cannot prevail.    It i.s only as to  any  matters   of practice  or' procedure  (including.costs)  not  specifically  provided   for   by   this  Act   (the  County Court Act) or tlie Rules of  Court  (the County  Court Rules)  that tho proceed tire and practice  of the Supreme Court from time to  time in force shall apply.    Now it  seems to mo there is a specific provision made in Section S2 of the  In.tho caso  of Cummings   vs.   County  Court   Act   and   also   in  Broomfield & Henderson, His Hon- Rulo-1, Order XI- of the County  or Judge J. R. Brown made the Court Rules with regard to Tiling a  Dispute.Note and Rules 10, 12 and  14  of Order XVI of tho County  Court Rules give ample authority  to allow pleadings in  tho County  Court to be amended at any  time.  In order to   give  effect  to   Mr.  Hallett's contention I should have  to read into the Section and Rules  quoted   words   not  contained   in  them.    I do not think I should be  justified in "doing this, the more  especially as the County Court i.s  au Inferior Court designed to promote   the   disposing    of   causes  cheaply and expeditiously.     Tho  amendment asked for is allowed,  We're ready for every  demand for fall suits.  Fancy Crawford Peaches  Fancy Tomatoes  Bartlett Pears -  Apples, Best  Cantaloupes  -  Watermelons  9Sc Box  85c   "  Si 50 Box  $1 00    -������  60c Doz.  2c per pound  Here are the  Suits that well  dressed men  are wearing  this fall.  Here the new  fall  Suits 'that  you will be  proud to wear  on all  occasions.     643  Made by. the  founder in  Canada of  highest grade  hand tailored  garments���������who  specialize on  artistic  tailoring.  Let us show  you these Suits.  BROWN'S, - FERRY, - WASH.  LEDGE ADS. BRING RESULTS  W. ELSON,  r  Gi.-2en.wood, B. C.  his objection so there will be no less, every  item on   a  long  and  costs of amendmont."  August 31st, 1912.  MOTHER LODE SPORTS  As is the custom Mother Lodo    ._.   .��������� ���������������������������,���������.���������, celebrated on Labor day from early  ordinarily the person seeking  to morning to early the next morning  ..        ,    ,. ,amen(1 has t0 P<W cobts, but in this the fun was kept up,   The weather nsn a list* of h���������  varied program was carried through  to schedule time. A good company of spectators from around the  nearby districts were present and  had the weather Ibeen more propitious the attendance would have  been much larger. We will publish a list of the winners in-fcbe

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