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 V i'.  u  V  Pa^^U  'i  VOL  XIII.  mtftutttdf^m/ttutm  uimfum  I HiiKilnii)^,  GREENWOOD, B. C, THURSDAY; SEPTEMBER. 27,1006.  No. 12  w������3 T4m^w8^M*3rm  Of Local Interest  The Maplo Leaf Brand Fuse is  manufactured by the originators of  Safety Fuse. . Established 1836.  Sutton's Vaudeville presents 30  people at the. entertainments Friday and Saturday evenings, 28th  and 29th.  H. Park came down from Beav-  erdell on Tuesday's stage. He  has been examing some West Fork  properties.  W. Q. Keunedy and Percy Jackson left, on Saturday's stage for a  two weeks' hunting tiip up the  West Fork.  Mike Hayes, ,was discharged  from the Greenwood hospital Monday, having fully recovered from  an attack of typhoid fever.  Mrs. D. D. McLaren and family,  of Dead wood,', returned yesterday  Dr. MathiBon, dentist, will re  turn about 15th October.  R.. H Carley, of Nelson was in  the city Sunday and Monday. -  Al Morrison left Sunday morning  to spend a week at the Spokane  .fair. "'  The band will give a dance in  the Masonic hall Thanksgiving  evening.  The assize court, which was set  for the 10th of October iu Greenwood has been cancelled.  The Ledge does not insert patent medicine or other fake advertisements in its columns.  Chief of Police, Kenneth Mc-  Kenzie visited Nelson last week' to  attend meeting of chiefs held there.  E.   B.   and   Mrs. Dill returned  Monday  from their wedding trip  to Nelson and other Kootenay lake  . points.  Fred Knight, of Grand Forks,  who is interested in the Strath-  more and Freemont companies, is  in the city.  A. D. Hallett returned Monday  from Nelson, where he had been  playing with the band of that city  during the fair.  H. R. Stevenson, C. P. B. agent  of Midway is in the city at the  home of his sister, Mrs. T. Herue,  suffering from tonsilitis.  Work  will be started on the E.  P.- U.  the   first   of   next month.  Four men will be employed drifting  .  under '. the' foremausbip. of. Wm.  iLawson. " ,.  .We waut'your coffee trade, aud  are   making   the lowest possible  . prices for the high grade of goods  handled.     The Ruesell-Law-Caul-  field Co.  Mrs.  I Skelton,  of Long Lake,  left last week to attend the Nelson  and Spokane fairs, aud before returning    will   visit  a   couple   of  months with friends in Oregon.  A letter received in the city this  week from Dr. Mathison, states  that he will return between the  10th and 15th of October. The  - Doctor and Mrs. Mathison are now  in Vancouver.  W. Aikens", president of local I.  W. W., who has been at the Coast  for the past six weeks returned the  past week, and is now holding  , down his old position with W.- El-  son, the tailor.  The Oddfellows and Miners'  Union , will give a ball in the  Masonic Hall on the evening of  Friday, October 19, for the benefit  of the family of the late C..J. Peterson, who was killed at the  Strathmore mine.  T. Q. Butler, of Chesaw, Wash.,  was in the city Tuesday. Mr.  Butler, was for a number of years  in the harness business in Greenwood, but is now ranching near  Chesaw. He brought in a load of  fruit from the lower Okanogan.  Thos. Murray came in from Spokane the pastWeek, having completed a deal for the sale of the  Gold Drop on Dry creek, West  Fork. He leaves next week for  the claim to build cabins and arrange for the winter's development. The sale was made to Spokane parties. '    ,  J. W. Nelson returned Monday  from a visit of inspection to the  Rambler," on Wallace mountain,  West Fork of Kettle river. A tunnel is being run on the Rambler to  crosscut the lead at a depth of  about 80 feet. The tunnel is now  ��������� in over seventy fer-t, mid it is expected tin- lead will be encountered  at about 100 feet from portal.  Geo. Evans is building a residence on Kimberley avenue.  Jas. C. Dale returned to the  West Fork, on Saturday's stage.  H V. Fuller has purchased the  half interest in the Bay mine of H.  Hall.  . Mayor Naden is expected uome  today from a three mouths' trip in  the northland.  John McKenzie, of Rock Creek,  wa* a visitor in the city Monday  aud Tuesday.,  The best values in skirts and comforters in the city at the Hunter-  Ken d rick Co.  T. R. Drummond, of the Dominion "Copper company is down  with typhoid fever.  ��������� W.* G. Gaunce left Wednesday  morning for a ten-days' trip on the  West Fork of Kettle river.  Sutton's Big Vaudeville show.  after  a    three months'  visit to  friends in Owen Sound, Ont.  The West Fork stage was  crowded yesterday morniug. A  number of men went up to work  on the Sally, near Beaverdell.  Among those who left Monday  morning for the' Spokane Fair,  were Alex, and Mrs. Greig, D. A.  Bannerman and T. M. Gulley.  We have hundreds of customers  who are satisfied with our foods,  our prices and our methods.- Why  not be among the number? Rus-  sell-Law-CauIfield Co,  A party of C.P.R. officials comprising of H. E, Macdouald, and S.  J. Lawrence, of- Nelson; _F. >W.  Peters, Winnipeg, and W. R.' Mo  Innes, ��������� Montreal, were in the city  Tuesday and Wednesday.  The annual meeting of the  Greenwood Curling Club will be  held next Monday evening in "the  Imperial hotel at 8 o'clock, for the  election of officers and the transaction of general business.  Professor V. F. Cooper, the  blind phrenologist' will lecture in  the Methodist church, Monday,  Tuesday and Wednesday,' 8th, 9th  arid 10th October. The professor  is highly recommended by the  press of the west and should prove  an interesting enteftaiuer. No  charges, collection taken up each  evening.  J. T. Black, provincial officer at  Midway, was in the city Monday  on official business. Mr. Black  has been in Midway a couple  weeks, but as yet hasn't been held  up. Midway is now guarded night  and day by officers Black and  Thomet. Both can shoot straight  as far as a guu will kill, so that  town is nota first class health resort for the man who hasn't a  working can!.  Theodore T. Mueller, superintendent of tbe Crescent Fraction,  leaves this week for Chicago and  will be gone about a month. Joe  Burk, a well known miner in the  Kootenays, will have charge of development (luring Mr. Mueller'b  absence. Drifting is now being  done on the Croscent at the 100  level. The shaft is in ore all the  way down, thus giving a hundred  feet in depth of stuping ground.  The Hindoos  have  arrived at  Grand Forks aud ore working on  the   Kettle   Valley construction;  This is coming pretty close to the  smelters of the Boundary.    The  coming of the Hindoos to British  Columbia appears very much like  concerted  action  on tbe part of  large employers of labor throughout the province.   Now it is railway construction.     After a time  they will bo gradually introduced  into t-uwmills, smelters, coal mines,  etc.':  Auditorium  Friday aud Saturday  nights this.week..  During this month The Ledge  has added over one hundred names  to its subscription list.  R. G. Sidley, J. P., was in the  city Tuesday, purchasing supplies  for his ranch at Sidley, B. C.  E. H. Thruston, manager of the  Caruii mine, West Fork, was in  the city Monday and Tuesday.  The best vaudeville .taleut ever  shown in Greenwood will be at the  Auditorium Friday and Saturday  evenings..  The mail service between here  and Phoeuix may be a blessing to  both towns, but the blessing has  been effectually disguised.  J. J. Caulfield sold'a lot in  Anaconda this -week to. the Bon-  ningtou Power company, at a good  advance ou the pure base price.  We haye just received another  shipment of apples. Seven different varieties, and prices to suit  your pocket at the Russell-Law-  Caul field Co.  Poles for the power line of the  Greenwood Waterworks company  are being put up between Greenwood and Bouudary Falls, and it  is expected the new system will be  in operation some time in December.  C. M. Crouso, of Midway, was  in the city yesterday. Mr. Crouse  says the typhoid epidemic in that  town is over. Buciuess remains  fairly good, and will greatly improve when construction ou the  Midway and Vernon is resumed,  which is hoped for this pall. ���������  G. C. Hodge, superintendent of  the'B. C. Telephone company,came  over from Nelson Tuesday, and  states the work of installing the  Greenwood system will be resumed  in a few days. At present the construction gang are working near  Slocan City repairing damages to  the lino caused by fire.  ROSS AND THE V., V. Si. B.  Some weeks ago,  in his paper,  the.    Boundary     Creek    Times,  Duncan Ross, M. P., attempted to  defend   the course "f the Liberal  government in allowing the V., V.  &   E. to build iu American territory, when it could have been more  cheaply built on the Canadian side.  By  crossing  over  to  the Sidley  ranch tho road could have secured  a  better  grade to Oroville,  and  avoided a heavy cut..    But this  course would not have benefitted  Americans at the expense of Canadian   farmers.    Mr. Rosa in  his  reply   to   The Ledge ended by a  personal attack on R. G. Sidley,  and inforrcd that only Mr. Sidley  would have been benefitted by tho  road being built according to the  promise to parliament by Sir Wilfred Laurier, when Geo. E. Foster  introduced his motion in the house  V. & E. "to build in Canadian territory, where, in order to do so,  engineering difficulties ��������� would not  be encountered. Here is a list of  the names of ranchers affected by  the neglect of Mr. Boss and the  failure of Sir Wilfred Laurier to  keep his promise.  Acres  JR. G. Sidley n.ooo  C. W. Com!.'     3j0  W. H. Gardner     330  E. M. Cudworth      240  W. Worden      320  H. Rickers ;      320  Frank Kelsey \ *.      320  Win, Almquist      329  Ered Williams     320  John L. Dodds      240  Wm,  Letts ' .'     320  Albert Letts '     320  John Hill ���������.,.���������������������������    .160  Wm. Akers ;     320  Martin Kerby      160  Cecil A. Vaughan     320  James Kelioe       320  Geo. Higginbottom.: -..'.     320  Ira D. Kelsey     320  The foregoing, as well as others,  were entitled to protection by Mr.  Ross aud his party.   All these are  voters, and represent as prosperous  a farming community as there is in  Yale-Cariboo.    They are placed at  a great disadvantage iu marketing  their produce, in,order thrt American   towns   and American manufacturing industries might be built  up by an American railway coi-  poration.     Although Sir Wilfred  Laurier promised in the house that  the government would carry out  the conditions of Mr. Foster's resolution, and compel tbe V., V. it E.  to   build   in   Canadian   territory  where engineering difficulties did  not  prevent,   the  road   has been  built for tha purpose of exploiting  industries and towns on the American   side   of   the line;'when it  would have been much cheaper to  have built on  the Canadian side.  At the time,. Mr. Ross was asked  to protect the farmers in the vicinity   of Sidley.     He didn't do so.  His only reply may be summed up  in the following, which appeared in  his   paper,   the Bouudary Creek  Times, of August 24.  "Railway builders and railway  engineers arc governed by human  limitations. They must face conditions as they find them. In'do-  ing this the individual who wants  to sell land fo.* right of way, and  who may have ambitions to be the  father of a town is sometimes disappointed.''  This was Mr.  Ross' answer to  the. ranchers of Sidley,   many of  them    his   supporters.     Because  Mr. Sidley bud beeu outspoken in  his criticisms of the Liberal machine, he and his neighbors were  deprived of transportation facilities.    Although a Liberal, Mr. Sidley is independent, and independence is uot tolerated by the Liberal  machine.     The V., V. &E. was  built on American territory' where  a bettor grade and less expensive  road could have been built by going through the Sidley ranch.   But  this would have resulted in a small  town springing up on the Canadian  side  of the line, and a sawmill  erected there.    The sawmill, employing between  fifty and a hundred men, has been built in American   territory.     The ranchers of  Sidley   mountain   are  inconvenienced in marketing their produce.  Mr. Ro.������s is responsible for this.  enay lake, a young rancher from  the east is using electricity to make  his crops grow, and the experiment  .seems 'to be a success. He has  wires set up on poles connected  with wires that run underneath his  trees and plants. He aims to  snatch electricity from the air, and  if his process is successful it will  cause -a revolution in farming and  fruit raising.  I   Engineers Banqueted  THE SLOCAN MINES  makiug it compulsory on the V.,  News Items  The remains of Miss Watson,  who was drowned in the Slocan  river some months ago were found  near Winlaw's last Saturday.  Charles.Endress, from Peirolia,  is in the Boundary looking for a  business location.  "Parson" George Smith las  settled down on a 20-aci e ranch,  about 15 miles from Nelson. lie  still has the plug hat.  Near McCoy's Point on Knot*.,  Miners are not very plentiful in  the Slocan.  Indications point to a revival of  the mining industry in the Slocan.  Buildings will be erected at the  Standard   and the force increased.  F. F. Liebscher will work the  Oakland- next spring. It is near  the Wakefield.  Good strikes are reported from  the Last Chance, Goodenough and  other properties. ���������  Shipments have recently been  made from the Hartney, California  and Reed & Robertson.  The Bosun dumps are being  shipped to Rosebery where the concentrator is running steadily.  The mines back of Silverton are  attracting considerable attention,  and shipments are steadily incseas-  ing-  It costs ������3.50 a ton to pack ore  from the Sunshine to Sandon. In  the winter it can be rawbided for  82.50,  The long tunnel on the Surprise  which will tap the ore at a great  depth will be finished by the middle  of October.  - The Bachelor has a small streak  of ore in o"ne~of the tuunels that  assays about '75 per cent, in silver.  Three Forks banks on this mine.  Byron N. White is expected in  the Slocan this week. He has  been working a ten per cent copper  mine near White Horse all Bummer.  Harry Lowe and Dave Sloan  sold their lease on the Great Western to Vancouver parties for 81200.  This property is to be worked with  a large force.  The owners of the Mollie Hughes  are workiug that property and  makiug money. This mine somewhat resembles the Providence in  Greenwood.  After eleven years of single-  handed work, Frank Griffith has at  last struck the ore in the West-  mount, on Ten Mile. Thus does  perseverence win in the Slocan.  Al Holmquist and Tom Carley,  who have a leaso on the Sunshine  have made a strike recently that is  one of the finest showings over uncovered in the Slocau. In one  place they have four feet of solid  ore.   About 15 men are working on  the claims np tho north fork of  Carpenter creek. Ore is being  packed from the McAllister, and  several carloads of antimony will  be' shipped from the Alps and Al-  turus. This ore runs 60 per cent.  in antimony. The biggest ledge  in the Slocan is up tho north fork  of Carpenter creek, and there will  considerable ptir in that section before many moons.  The  reception   given Saturday  evening to the visiting civil en  Midway Conservatives  Thursday evening of last week  the Conservatives of Midway organized, ubout fifty members of the  party beiug present. The following officers were elected: J. R.  Jackson, president; S. A. Crowd I,  vice-president; H. R. Stevenson,  seoretary treasurer. Another  meeting will bo held on Thursday,  October 4 to complete the organization and arrange for an active  campaign.    Fall blouses, skirts and cc^fcs, ft.fc  the Hufl.ter/Kcactock Coy  giueers is an evidence that the citizens of Greenwood are again alive.'  At th'o Council  meeting Monday  evening of last week, J. F. McAllister, of  the   B.   C.   Copper Co.'  asked the council to provide some  entertainment for the visitors. The  council voted one hundred dollars  and appointed the following committee of citizens to act with the  mayor    and    aldermen:-    J.   R.  Brown,  M.P.P., J. E. McAllister,  W. T.  Hunter, J. R. Drummond,  F.  Keffer,  M.E.,  Geo. Williams,  Dr.    Spankie,    P.  J.   Dermody,  Duncan Mcintosh, C. Scott Galloway, Robt. Wood, W. F. Proctor,  E. R. Redpath and George Collins.  This committee met Thursday and  appointed W7.G. Gaunce secretary 1  There was also a committee of  ladies appointed, composed of Mrs.  J.E.    McAllister,   Mrs.   Frederic  Keffer, Mrs. W.G. McMynn, Mrs.  C. M. Shaw and Mrs. G.R. Naden.  Arrangements were made to convey the visitors to the Mother Lode,  Boundary Falls, and the high grade  mines around Greenwood.    When  the party arrived at 4 p. m., the  majority decided to visit the Mother  Lode and Boundary Falls smelter.  Fourteen    of    the    party    went  through the Strathmore and about  the  same   number   went  to   the  Providence.   One lady, Mrs. N.M.  McLeod,  went through the Strathmore,-.climbing down-and op tbe  ladder; .through  all the'workings,  and came back loaded  with rich  gold   and silver specimens, which  she picked out of the vein.   The  visiting party were:  A. Amos, C. W. Archibald, Mr.  and  Mrs. W. D. Baillalrge, N. T.  Bertrand,. Miss Bray, Mrs. Boyd,  Mrs. W. Bucke, R. deB. Corriveau  E.L.   Cousins,   Octave  and Miss  Chanute,  F.A. Drought, J. Duch-  astel,   G.A.   Frost,   J.G. Grey, S.  Groves,  Col.  Jones, Mr. and Mrs.  T.H.  Jones,  F.S. Keith, J. Kennedy,  Capt. B. Lindsay, W. Kennedy,   Mr. and   Mrs. Violette, C.  deB    Lephron,    Mr.,   Mrs.   aud  Master Miller, C.H. Mitchell, G.D.  McKinnon,   W.A.   Murray,   T.C.  McCoukey,    Prof.  C.H.  McLeod,  Miss McLeod,  Mr. and Mrs. N.M.  McLeod,  Mr.  and Mrs. R. F. Og  ilvy,  Prof.   R.B.  Owens, Mr. and  Mrs.  Papiueau, tho Misses Paver-  ley,  Prof.  J.B. Porter, Mr., Mrs.  and Miss Ross,  S.F. Rutherford,  Dr.  E. Seaborn, F. P. Shoarwbod,  Mr.   and   Mrs.   Frauk Simpt-on,  Aliss Smith, Mr.  and Mrs. W. J.  Sproule,  L. A. Surveyor, Mr. and  Mrs.  Sweet,  E.  Van Winkle, Mr.  and Mrs.   Walker,  Mr. and Mrs.  Jas. White, the Misses Wicksteed,  Col. Ruttan, Winnipeg, and C. B.  Smith, Toronto.  After tbe mines had been visited  the ladies of the party were entertained at the rosidence of Mrs. J.  E. McAllister, and a banquet was  given in the Imperial hotel. Ow  ing to the limited seating capacity  of tho dining room, a large number  of citizens who wished to be pre*  eut and welcome the visitors were-  debarred from attending. Between  seventy and eighty persons were  seated, and after an excellent dinner tho following tooRt list waft  gone through with, Mr. W. G,  Gaunce boing chairman.  "Tho King.''  "The President of the United  .States," proposed by C. Scott Gal<-  loway, and responded to byG. A.,  Frosr, of New York, editor of the  Mining News.  ''The Guests," proposed by Act  to by Colonel Ruttan, city engineer .,  of Wittoipeg.       ��������� ' "���������  f'The Mining Interests of the  Boundary," proposed by Br.Porter,  and responded to by Frederic  Keffer, M. E > for, low grade mines  and Alex. Millar for tfre high  grade.  < 'The Smelting Interests of Boun?   .  dary Creek," proposed by C. H.  Mitchell, and responded to by J... -  E. McAllister.  1  "Cheaper  Poweft" proposed by  C.   B.   Smith,   Toronto,   and rev  aponded- to by Er G. Warren, of  the Greenwood Waterworks Co.,  "The Ladies," responded to by  Alex. Miller. ��������� -  About 9:30, tha special train oa  Which the visitors arrived pulled  out. ^ All expressed themselves  highly pleased with wtyat they had  seen, especially those who visited  the Providence and Strathmore.  This was the first awakening of  the citisens of Greenwood in sis  years, and it is to be hoped it will  not be the last.  The committee of arrangements  deserve credit for the faultless  manner iu which the details were  carried out. They had only a few  days to do the work, but it was  done thoroughly. Some citizens '  were overlooked) and others who  Were invited, withdrew when it  Was found that all could not be accommodated at the banquet.  . Consistency, Tnpu Art a.Jewel I.  After shaving -driven all.Sunday.  night and nearly all day Monday  from  Piticton to Greenwood, Rev.  William  M.  Rochester,  B. A., of  Winnipeg,   associate secretary of  the Lord's Day Alliance, delivered  an interesting, comprehensive and  forcible address in the Presbyterian  church Monday night on theLord'd  Day Act.���������Boundary Creek Times.  Why should the associate secre*'  tary deem it necessary to travel on  the Sabbath  Day ?    Is tbe day of  rest    for    human   beings   only?  Should dumb animals be driven all  Sunday night in order that the associate eecretary may inflict himself on a law abiding community  Monday   evening?      If the Rev.  Rochester were sincere he would  not commence a journey on the  Lord's Day.   He would spend the  day   of rest  in   meditation   anil  prayer; and commence bis journey  on   Monday.    Consistency  in  aa  necessary in the lives of saints as of  sinneri. The man who would commence a journey of 80 utiles on tho  Lord's Day, cannot be considered  a   vei y   eouaistent  advuoiuhe   of  Suuday observance.  Neliotl  The men of the Rocky Mountain  Rangers are dinsaflBfied with their  commanding officer, aud the majority of them are inclined to hand  iu their clothes and rcsjgn<  It is now thoughji by expertw  that the terrible accident at Beaver  Canyon in July was caused by tht������  buffet car beiug ton, lonff to turn  tho curves whflu the speed of tho  train was beyond a slow velocity.  By charging dcrourrngp on car*  the C.P,R. ui^y fqree the locafc  smelter to build ita own storc*  hou.-iet"/  Notably Ut������ Latter  The Greenwood Times is ten  years old. lf\w Times has done  much for the Bouudary eqqptry  and its edi/tof and proprietor,  Duncan Jlom, M. 1*��������� Cranbrook  Herald.,  Tho Royal Seal cigar  V:  4  ������::  ing^ Mayor Bunting,, and responded famous*  in one ot  the articles that io making, NetM������\  fflaafflBffiafflgs  ^Ois^WisiuijaAwaMMjmumiiaimmmaaB tltf*at'2iliti'^J*Jl*Ji������  ���������i������������ifiwHiatat^^fteiM^a^Ua^^  Greenwood, B. C, Sep. '27, lOCiJ  ���������4-  THE GREENWOOD LEDGE...  ii^&^iTimm^^^^^mmr'i^^&w^i^as^m liammfflmmfflBmz  Winter  i farm", That process might settle  ' the out-hop.   _.���������    ��������� "s.^  I D.v:uu.\'o is to be taught in the  i public'sc'ioois of Cleveland!"After  ;a   time   the   proper   way, to-play  6i:r Kali and Winter Stock ss now coming to lmnd and' we have, no  hesitation in saving tluU it is the litr^esl and liest-assortcd thnt we  l;:ive ever show;). In Dress if.'iturials we are showing all the latest  and nujst popular cloths in all the most up-to-date patterns and  jrolors, and at all prices. Our Millinery Stock for I'all and Winter  ifl very i'onijdete. We are showing all the latest and heiit models in  Uf.-fldy" In'V.'pttf ajid Pattern Hats.    Come in and see for yourselves.  TALLQWGRAPHIC NUSE J   By Oua.-t,BAS������D Liicit.���������...  b'.27'."���������This city did  i p(������k(T and-drink-high bulla may.bej       ,.^!c?.'. .    ...,���������.  F  ��������� ��������� (-not -move   last- lA-pril   m order to  [taught in pur schools, and the  j children pivptirul to butt into the  icold' world from the ���������start without  I wasting time in riper years learn-  . ing two of the' greatest accomplish-  ; meats of the American nation, es-  : pecially in Arizona and Kentucky.  WOMEN'S GOODS.     MEN'S G09DS.  THE LEDQE  Apvi5uti.sk    in   this   paper and  you are  liable to pile up money in  Is published every Thursdays Green-' the bank-  ivood,.K   C , and .the price is J: a year, ;     ClU'lTCLSM   hurts 1)0 one.     If you  postage free to all pi.rfcof Canada, Ui.iJ.t-tl \ ^ ^   ^^ ^ .��������� ^^ gmil(>_  States, .Mexico, and  Great  Untain.    loi  *.l\ *������������������     -^ ���������   ���������   ..���������,������., ..;.i  r���������..i If vou do. it will do you good.  Mher. countries it is sent postpaid   loi        - > j       o  >2..p a year.   Address ��������� all letters to The ,  . Ledge, Greeiitvowl, Y>. C.  j Ri'.KTir.v Knurr, the richest  i woman in Europe and (laughter of  jtlio greatest gnu mun that ever  j lived, only expended'S250 on her  ; wedding trousseau. It is seldom  ! that so much sense is found with so  | much inherited money, although  | her husband may find it difficult  ! to make his frou hand o .it the  price of two beers unless he has a  bank account of his own, and can  \ refund the money with interest.  R. T. LOWERY,  EDITOR   AND'FINANCIER.  .GREENWOdl); B. C, SEP.   27,   1906.  ���������<Sw<ml������j|i|?r>  O'Uli POSTAL SYSTEM  Somh people   mistake perspira-j     Tuk Spokane Eeview throws up  tion  for inspiration   while others j its   bat   over   the way  that  city  mistake laziness for Socialism. treated the Spokane excursion.    It   r says that Kaslo has a l.OOO'people  Ix towns  where no booze is sold wUh ft 1QfiQQ sph.ifci    Th(J Eeview  ;half of the male population geuer- is righfe>  for in eneFgy and euthus-  ; ally suffers   from   snake   bites or j jMm few t0ffng on ettrth can throw  cluonic belliachp. .1 Kaglo  in  the consonune.    it has  helped to mako Spokane, and  Billy Cowles can well remember  the great night he had iu Kaslo a  little over twelve years ago. Then  he witnessed the energy of its citizens to perfection.  save'rent.  Fkiinib, Sept. ' 27.���������The coke  ovens are all on fire and no effort  is being made to put them Out.  Ainsworth, Sept. 27.���������This city  is prosperous. Charley Olseu gave  his boarders   a duck dinner today.  Victouia, Sept. 27.���������The provincial election will be held a few  days after the nomiuatiou of candidates.  Spokane, Sept. 27.���������Several  people tried to escape from this city  today with money, but'failed'in the  attempt.  V.vxcoi;vEU, Sept. 27.���������Journalism is flourishing iu this city. The  Th" the hands of the govt r lment,  what is that government to 1 e ?  How. are its perfect .whdom and  integrity to be secured ? What  will become of political freedom?  We may fairly ask for a clear and  satisfactory answer to these questions without laying ourselves open  to the suspicion of selfish repugnance to social reform. Dynamite  is powerful in its way, but it it if  not constructive.  Caller���������Are you the master of  the house.  He-Why?  Caller���������I am the inspector .of  ���������Nuisanot s and have called to   He (going to   tho   fcob of   tie  '^-������  M OF BRITISH NORTH AMERI  .PAID. UP CAPITAL, $4,866*6671.  RESERVE FUND   -   $2,141,333  stairs) -  wanted.  Mother-in-law     you're  World 'has  of red ink.  bought another barrel  "Blessixos    brighten   as they  take    their    flight."      We .have  noticed that every  time we have  The postoffice does  not'give, a! moved from  one camp to another.  perfect' service  to the   people   in ;     , , ,    ,  *  .,.      ....    f   . lt   , .. ,      ,     - iv we ran a postoffice and had a  ppite of the fact that it boasts of a;          r ,, ,   j  . ....       , ������������������ , ,.., j million  dollars   we   could get the i  million dollar surplus,    lhe com-!      ., ,       _,       ...       , i  ., .  , .    . ,, ..        . . mail from Phoenix in less than two j  plaints against the mail service are | , .��������� ,   , ,. I     ,  ; days   if   we   had  to   hire a mule; seductions,  lonjr and loud in the west but with!  little avail.     The postoffice under  any  political  party  will probably  (train.  always be indre or lesu of a lunch  for grafter?. Those with the pull  get the fat ' salary, while cheap  labor does a good part of the work,  All over the country you hear complaints abput the mail, especially  papers never reaching their destiu  ation, but what cart' yqiv expect  when bo many of those handling it j I10thing like perse rverauce.  .should beat school or-working at;    something that requires 'less tact, |    TnS  world  is stiil material.    It  All postal cm-; wil1 sl)end $5   t0 see n P������ze!ight,  eel in  The United States needs more  Tin: lurid description of suicides,  murder, war, prizefights and crime of all descriptions  that the press of Canada dis!ie.=������  readers daily   rots the  Kaslo, Sept. 27.���������The local exhibitors all returned alive from the  Nelson Fair. Their medals are  coming by freight.  Phoenix, Sept. 27. ���������Jim Marshall has the most even temper in  town even if he does keep his hotel  in hot water all the time.-  R.    ROBINSON  Ls the only shoemaker in,  America who obtained a  medal at the Taris Exposi- .  tion in 1878 for making the  ltest shoes. Boots made to  order; Repairing neatly  executed.  COPPER  STREET,. GREENWOOD  Transacts a general banking- business.   Interest  allowed on Savings Accoumts, from  1   one dollar upwards at  current rates  COPPER ST.   -.-   GREENWOOD, B.C.  Mi  M  <fl=F^33=F^fl7H;fflipF^  ���������m  BANK   OF   MONTREAL  -ESTABLISHED  1817.  PAID   UP  CAPITAL, $14,400,000.     .. REST, $10,000,000  ,, UNDIVIDED PROFITS, $801,855.41  General Banking BusincsstTransactod.    Drafts issued on Jill point's,; tind,Collections made at lowest ruti.s. ,  SAVINGS BANK DEPARTMENT   "j   W. F. PROCTOR,  INTEREST ALLOWED ATCURRENT RATES    J MANAGER GRE^NWOOO BRANCh  Nklsos', Sept. 27.���������Nothing with  a title has been here for several  days, and our highest society has  to sustain itself with Scotch aud  soda.  statesmen. There is plenty of raw | "P t0 its vea,lcrs (lail>' rots  material across the line, butthe!moral natuPOof the PeoP,e������ and in"  milling machine seems to be de-!creasea the ' commission of the  fective '       [things it depict?.    All this lurid  literature is of no use to anybody  and yet the government permits its  distribution to every home, and  prohibits the mailing of journals  that   deal in   truth and rational  . It seems about as hard for silver!  to   reach   the   70  cent mark as it  was for the spider some years ago'  to  convince   Bruce   that there is  skill  and' brains  ployees should be  an  examination for elliciency  the  rank and ille iii   the service j    should   be   more highly remuner-i     ^VuKS the  human race gets boated.    There should be no surplus , VQI1(i ti,e injienc0 0f any kind of  fear, sin,  disease and crime will  * required to pass | and ucgratfge  to drop a nicke.  ar elliciency" and ��������� t'ic Pmto at c'1111'0'1 or ������a (^me ^or 'd  ' de li:xe edition'of Shakespeaie.  .in the. postoiljce, for, unlike a mint  fiV is not run to make monej'.  Economy js commendable when it  does not interfere with efficiency, j  but when a surplns is obtained by  .~cl ling'brittle stamps, hiring cheap  labor, taing the spread of intelli-  gence by an eight cent a pound  !>bok rate andiu other ways setting  the brake.-; on- a greafpublie convenience it is time to call for a reformation. The following from t'ic  Toronto Labor Tribune docs i o n;-  flOf:t any too much credit upon one  w:i'y .of milking the postoflice pay.  The Tribune says:  ���������'The postoflice authorities (as  tar as. Toronto goes anyway,) are  f-h'owing their apprct iation of the  labor question in a very decided  manner ���������'in. the child Rlave horror.  They have-iittle children at work  in the postoflice, ranging from 12  years of age^upwards; children that  the law demands shall be at school  What.cin we expect from the factory owners, when the government  r<ots the: example for thein ta follow ? What are these children to,  become when they- grow up? 'Their  education will not��������� permit of their  promotion in the department, and  they will be sent o|t perhaps when  tiipy are too old, to start)at (tfiy-  iliir:g'else."  bo built  disappear, from this/earth like a  stack of hot calces set before a mau  from Missouri.  Many   bank   managers   in the  States   are   foolish.     When they  blow   iu all tbe money of the bank j tne otli,er day the 'editor received a  letter from   ah   oflicial   of a Min-  thought. Nations are like men.  They have to go through a mud  baptism before reaching the real  high places.        .    . . ..  Whex Tiie I.EDCiE w<as published  in another camp by the same editor it defended the miners in their  struggle for the eight-hour law,  estranging its capitalistic friends  and losing thousand* of dollare in  business for which it received no  direct indemnity from the drill  pounders. Now in the Boundary  it is cociniencing to receive some  reward for its labor in the past foi  MERCHANT  TAILOR - -  ������J Special attention given to the  M       Cleaning and Repairing  ft Department  Ottawa,   Sept.   2/.���������A copvoliM n 0 n  T ,   ' i ��������� r      -i '\.   \H Copper Stkhet, Gkeexwood  Lowery's  Chum wns fotiud m the rt ������������������������������������.������������������__.���������,_  postoilice here today. ' It was  placed on ice without having to  call in the militia.  they blow out their brains: They  should come to Canada aud run  for the legislature:  Tin; superstition relative to disease makes  makes many a .ci met  ers' Union not many miles from  Greenwood, in which he called  The Ledcje a ���������'boomerang," and a  bunch   of  hot air."-  While'such  ery obese before its time. The la������g������age fr0,m the devp������" official  profession of medicine is more in of a great labor organization sounds-  need of vital thought than almost Hke'the sighing of the wind through  ' a hollow pumpkin.   It also demonstrates the fact that a small mind  anything else on earth.  The Kingston Whig ' says that  tho government at Ottawa which  was elected by Liberal votes is run  for the benefit of the Tory party.  Can this be true, or has the Whig  man been refused some pap advertising.  Spem.ixo  reform is a socialistic  movement that will tend to make  us all equal.    In tha past it took  a trained expert to spell pneumonia through the air shaft of his facial  but most   anybody   can   ppell it, 'anatomy  usually repays favors with enmity.  When an officer of a union deliberately insults tho best friend that  labor has ever had nmougs't the  press of this province it' is an evi-  donce that his upper stopc is locoed  with ignorance, his reason twisted  by the altitude of his residence and  position, and his judgment warped  by too great a rush of ozouic guff  A Great city canuot  ���������with small minds.  ,0.v the 'JSth of next n^onth uot a  turkey will return thanks,  ���������'PitiNfEii's'tnU iu'large doses is a  'panacea for commercial depression.  Gemtj?'must never expect justice  from small rolhds in tijo same business).  The-editor' of this paper has always been able to movo a printing  vlauo without waiting for the town  numona, or if that, does, not suit, it  can bo spelled newmownhay.  Tub government should own and  operate all banks, railroads, telephones, telegraph, .express and insurance companies, If the goverii-  ment-can .Qiake a postoilice pay  dividends ' it should have . no  trouble with the lines-of-business  above mentioned.  Ontabiq farmers when in con:  veutjon tho other day declared in  favor a two cent a mile passenger  rate on railways. If the railroad  men got together now and demand  a five cent a dozen rate for spring  eggs what can be clone? The only  way wo cau see out of the difficulty  is for .the farmersio buy the rail-  rwl  Dare   to.  need a lie;  A fault which  and  fjift n'Hiwiil   mo;i -tho; irwv':v">' tfiTib/  YOUTHFUL IUK^ICENCE  The following froui an exchange  is good:  'Deed I am going to get married,  said little Winnie, the bright little  daughter of a'tenant'on a quiet  little" farm in a quiet country in  Tho Northern Neck of Virginia.  I don't believe anybody would have  you, said' Miss 'Mabel,- tho landlord's daughter, teasi'ngly. Yes  they will; V\l' make 'em, said  Winnie.' I'm, going to get married  and have live children���������two of 'em  coloured, thoughtfully, to do my  work.  Phoenix, Sept. 27.���������A letter  from Groeuwood reached here today. It was old, feeble, white in  the face aud could not leave the  postoffice without assistance.  Touonto, [Sept. 27.���������A cent  rolled through a hole in the sidewalk today and so far has not been |  recovered. The people will not  give up hope until every effort has  proved futile to bring it back to  circulation.  HKTTKK ASK J. 11.  'That there is a groat deal in this  world amiss, and that the inequalities in the human lot are mysterious and terrible, is seen by everyone who can ���������: reliect and felt by  everj'one who can feel. The inequalities are not in wealth alone  but in health, strength, mental  power, and circumstances of every  kind. Does Socialism undertake  to level them , and to open a  reign of equality and justice? If  it docs what are its rn ians ? How  does it propose to set about the  work? How will it prevent the  natural differences in the powers  and qualities of men from reasserting themselves and reproducing  the present state of things? Is it  proposed to abolish property ? If  property is abolished what incentive to production and accumulation is hereafter to take its place? j  What will, become of" progress?  Will it continue without the stimulus of individual iuterest? If individual interest is so be replaced  as a motive power by the authority  of the Stata aud all the means of  production are to be concentrated  The Kootenay|  Standard Cigar  Is made in Nelson.    Try a shipment and please your patrons.  J. C. Tbelin, Nelson  Fresh Vegetables, Fresh Eggs  and . Finest Creamery  Butter  always in stock.   Beef, Pork,"  Mutton, Poultry   Best Quality.  1  FURNISHED ROOMS  By day or week ; $2 a week  and up, at the Commercial  hotel, Copper street, Green-  t  wood. , Bath [in connection.  P. POUPARD  E. W. WIDDOWSON  CHEMIST AND ASSAYEK  (Late Assayer Xelsoii Sinulter)j  Gold Silver or Lead, eacti '.. ...$i oo  Copper '. .$J-50    Gold-Silver. ...$i 50  Charges for other metals on application.  BAKER ST . NGLS0N.  T, 0. Drawer, noS. Phone, A67  The Hotel Slocan  1  Three Forks, B. C, is the leading  hotel of the city. Mountain trout  and game dinners a specialty.  Rooms reserved by telegraph.   .  Hugh Kiyen. Prop.  THE ARLINGTON  Ffesh and Salt Meats, Fish and Poultry |  Shops in nearly all the towns of Boundary and  the Kootenay.  Good Rigs and Expert Drivers.   Saddle  Horses always ready.   Hay, Grain and  Feed tor sale.  GEOHGE H- C^OPliEY  }e������e������co9������aMO������������o������e������ecoooeoee������������9s������eGooooo������������o������ooiM������e������of  Tte  t  nothing  can  be true,  needs  it- most  H. BUNTING  CONTRACTOR  AMD BUILDER  Dealer in  Windows, Doors,]  .    Turned" Work and.  Inside Finish.  SHINGLES, BRICK, ETC.  MANITOBA  Wood Fibre Plaster  COPPER ST. GREENWOOD  None but the best brands  of liquors and cigars.  Morning bracers and  and evening hyballs always within easy reach  oftho.'barkeep."  C. A. DEMPSEY prop.  MINEUAL ACT  Certificate of Improvements  NOTICE '      ;.   ���������  Ottawa Frnctlon, mineral Claim, ultuntc In  tho Greenwood Mining Dlvlglon of Yalo Dl.i  trlct.   W"hT������ located:���������ProvlHenoo Camp.  TAKK NOTICE that Tlioraaa Hommorlo nnd  Hugh McKpc, Krco Mlnnr'a Cortiflcnto No  B,K065. B.J'.KW, Intend ���������Ixtydnynfromdafoho.roof  to apply to tho Mining HocoraorforaOrtlflcate  of Improvcmontri, for tho purposo 0/ obtaining  a Crown Hraiitnf theftbovo Claim.  And further take notice that notion, under  doctlon  87   miu*t  bo commenced bofoii5 tho  HHimnt'o of onoli Oortlflcato of Itnprovument  \)\\W\ tW'j *lh (by of A3j;uot,.i. D.( VW.  1 tKW  a  ^==���������0  ���������^"^S^^t^*^"^*^"  >tra.  Hotel  0-0  Is fiituated on a slight cminonec, just a block from the busy  scenes on Baker street, and is within easy touch of everything in the city.  Fromits balconies can bo seen nearly  aU the grand scenery that surrounds tho beautiful  city of Nelson. ,   Few hotels in the great west '  equal tho Strathcona, and tourists from  .. every land will find within its portals  all the essentials that create pleasant memories within tho  '���������'.������������������.('        mind of those who  travel.  *yvj :T7r!r^*'*r*^"iv 'Jrf ?m  ^���������p^MV>wwiw+ii'^3w*^^t!!3^  B. TOllKINS, namai THE GREENWOOD LfiDGE.  Greenwood, B. Cf.,'-Sqpi ^7{. I OOfi.  tpl/   1  f.\  I'  Some':- Good Ploat  p  Supplies electricity for Power, Light, Heating  and Ventilation.. Power Furnished to mines  for hoisting and air-compressor plants, with a  guarantee that the service will be continuous'.  Get our rates before completing your estimates  $M9e������e9ee0O9aea������o<ra6e0eoe������8������e������8������9ee<8&M0o������������0&0e>8������Q0a  THE CHAMPAGNE OF WATERS,  , The Mineral Water Incomparable���������in  the Cafe, at the Banquet, for the House.       :' "'������������������  ���������   Nature's most delightful and beneficial  bequest to all mankind   ...'.....  , GREENWOOD LIQUOR  CO..  $15,000 Insurance for $27.50  The new and'up-to-date Tripple Indemnity  .  Policy of the Ocean Accident and Guarantee  Corporation, Ltd., the largest accident company in the world.   Assets over ������7,000,000.  FREDERIC W. McLAINB  .: DISTRICT AGENT, GREENWOOD, IS. C.  ThePaGifiG Hotel  n  Is under the management of Greig  & Morrison. 4 The rooms are comfortably furnished, and the bar con-  . tains thebestbrands of wines, liquors  and cigars in the city.  The Pacific Gafe  is conducted by Moore & McEIroy  It is open day and night;   The din-  &>  ing  room is one of the largest in  the Boundary, and the lunch cuiin-  ter is just the place to get a quick  meal.      Copper street, Greenwood.  m  Is. the best furnished hotel in the Boundary  district. Ic is heated with steam and  lighted by electricity. Excellent sample  rooms. The bar is always abreast of the  times, and meals ai;e.served in the Cafe  at any hour, day or night.  j Eiraest X Gartlesy Prop,  ������������9������������������#w������oo������������������������ffl������������������������������������������s^M9������������������������������e������������������ec������ffl������������o������������oooe<j������  PHOENIX, B.C.  Is opposite the Great Northern depot, aud is a delightful haven for the weary traveler. Great veins  of hot water run through the entire house,, and  bathrooms are always at the service of those in  search of material cleanliness. The dining room is  an enemy to dyspepsia while the artistic appointment  of the liquid refreshment room makes the drinks go  down like eating fruit in a flower garden. The  sample rooms are the largest in the mountains and;  a pleasure to drummers with big trunks.  JAS. MARSHALL, Prop.  goin  HOW OSE WOMAK' UUXS A TAPER  ��������� Mi88 Bessie Laucaster, 'who is  editor aud publisher of tho Herald,  a weekly nowflpaper at Butler, 8.  D., does not lay awake nights worrying over the,question of union or  non-uuion labor.- The question  has no terrors for her. This is because the lovesick young swaiuB of  Butler perform all. the manual  tVW9me&wmQm*wrmm*QMW^^ *n" l������'er .princiujgro������3ceJa the  *��������� e  REMEDY'FOB SNAKE BITE .   '  C. I'. Harris, of Yoakum, sends  the Beeville Bee tho following and  it would be well for everybody to  rember it:  Having rend each year of someone being fatally bitten by a rattlesnake in South Texas, I feel it my  duty, to give tin's remedy which  may save someone's life. Wherj  a person is bitten on or near the  foot or hand, fill a bucket with  coal oil until the wound is submerged. In a few minutes agr������en  substance will form on top of the  oil. Where bites cannot be submerged, apply a il<muel*rng thoroughly saturated in oil, changing  cloths often. I know of this remedy being tried several times in  North Texas and not even any  swelling resulting.  A TERRIBLE  PUZZLE  This is a bit puzzling I admit.  A correspondent of a provincial  paper, who: signs himself "Worried," says he. married a widow,  who had a daughter. His father  married this daughter. So. my  father became my son-in-law aud  my step daughter my mother, because she was my father's wife.  Some time after my wife had a  son. He was my father's brother-  in-law and my uncle, for he was  tho brother of my step-mother.  My father's wife���������that is my stepdaughter���������had also a son. He  was-, of course, my brother, and  also my grancHld, for ho was the  son of my daughter. My wife was  my grandmother, because she was  my father's wife's���������that is my  mother's mother. So I am at the  same time the husband and the  grandchild of my wife, and as the  husband of a person's grandmother  is his grandfather, it seems that I  have become my own grandfather.  A SAD MIX  An old colored man stole a pig  and after getting home with the  animal knelt ,to pray before retiring. His wife heard him praying  to the Lord to forgive him for  stealing the pig. She wont to sleep  with Uncle Eph still praying. Later  iu the night she woke up and saw  her husband still kneeling in  prayer. At daybreak his supplications had not ceased.  Eph, why don t you come to bed?  asked his wife.  Let me 'lone, Riah; de. mo' I  tries to 'splain to do Lawd how J  come to steal dat pig de wusser I  gits mixed.���������The Tarboro Southerner.  FOXD OF MUSIC  There is a story being told about  a citizen of tho Sandy Kow typo  who died and went up aloft, where  he was met by St. Peter���������  Who are you? inquired the doorkeeper.  Billy   Johnstsn, was the reply.  Where do you come from?  Bel fasti  What's your address ?  (502 Sandy Kow.  Just wait there forafewmin-  utes until I look up your record,  and St. Peter went inside and  closed tho gate. He was rather a  long time in getting tho information, and before ho returned Billy  Johustou heard strains of music in  the distance. He could not see the  performers, but it set the blood  tingling in his veins. He stared  all round and at last, uuable to  stand the strains any ' longer, he  put his lips to tho keyhole and  shouted through���������St.  Peter,  you  needn't bother your  head;  '-ta follaw the bawn I  i  'am  hope of winning a smile from the  fair editor.' The young men living  in the town and surrounding  country, under the inspiration of  her sparkling eyep, all aro learning  to net type. When the stools  along the type cases are all filled,  ot'ier men put in time by folding  pa lers or pumping the job presp.  Miss Lancaster has only to sit at  her desk and look wise. It is paid  that every five minutes or ko Uncle  Potter or some other prominent  citizen rings up the Herald office  over the telephone and gives the  .young newspaper a string of locals.  Thus she also has a number of unpaid reporters on her staff and finds  it unnecessary to travel over the  town for the purpose of gathering  local news. Miss Lancaster probably is the only woman in the  country who conducts a modern  and up-to-date weekly 'newspaper  without the necessity of having  paid emplo3'cs and a weekly payroll.  NO LOCAL EEFLETIOX  A New York . man was talking  about Opie Head, the brilliant  author and journalist. c Read, you  know, ho said, founded , the Ar-  kansaw Traveler. He edited that  excellent paper for ten years or  more. He made a great success of  it. They say that iu the spring of  1885 a reporter of the Traveler  died. A visitor to the office the  day after the funeral found the  editor and his staff talking about  their loss disconsolately. It has  been a sad loss, friends, thevisitor  said, a sad loss indeed ! He sighed  aud looked about the room. And  I am pleased to see he.went on,  that you commemorate the melancholy event by hanging up crape.  Opie Bead frowned, crape? be  aaid. Where do you see "any crape?  Over there said thevisitor pointing. Crape bedurned,'said Head.  That isn't crape, its the office  towel.���������Pittsburg Gazette.  HIS UNSUCCESSFUL EFFORT  Do you know the only Irishman  who ever committed suicide? asked  W. P. Pollird. You kuow it is  said that; Irismen never commit  suicide, and when the argument  was advanced in a crowd of that  nationality he was so unstrung  that ho decided to show his opponents that Irishmen do sometimes  commit a rash act. He accordingly disappeared, aud the man  who employed him started a  search. When he got to tbe bam  he looked up toward the rafters  and saw his man hanging with a  rope around his waist.  What arc you up to, Pat? ho  asked.  Oi'm hanging meself, hegobs!  th'1. Irishman replied.  Why don't you put it around  your neck ?  Faith, Oi did, but Oi couldn't  breathe, was the unsmiling reply  of the man from the Emerald Isle.  ���������Louisville Courier Journal.  HIS OWN*. COAL  Two Irishmen were erosniu;? the  ocean on the way to this country.  On tho way over Patrick died.  Preparations were made for bnrial  at eca, according to the Magazine  of Fun, but the lead weights customarily used in such cases were  lost., Chunks of coal wore substituted. Everything was finally  ready for the last rites, and long  and earnestly did Michael look at  his friend. Finally he blurted out  sorrowfully: Well, Pat, Oi  always knew ye-were gpin' there,  but Oi'm doninod if Oi thought  they'd make yer bring yer own  coal. ,       ���������.   '  ���������'������������������  irOT'OCB'MCPaAIRSON 'X;/  An elderly Islandtnagce lady  visited by an impecunior.s relative  who out stayed his welcome to such  an oxtentthat his hostess, finding  his company very irksome, delicately hinted on sovorul occasions  that his prolonged visit was struin-  Tbese gent/lo  intimations having no effect, si e  decided that- it was time to renoit  to rather some vigorous methods.  Janet, she remarked impressively  to the cook iu the hearing of her  guest, dinha forget to bile twa eggs  for Mr,- McPliairson's breakfast tomorrow���������he's traivellin !  F. MEBSCHE*?  MERCHANT TAILOR  Silverton, B. C.  STARKEY & CO.  nelson, b. c.  wholesale  dealers in '  Produce   and   Provisions  THIRTEENTH ANNUAL  r^.-f  HOLLAND, CHINESE, JAPAN  AND FPJiNCH BULBS, FRUIT  AND ORNAMENTAL TREES  for fall planting. SEEDS IN  riEASON. GREENHOUSE  PLANTS, Floral Work, Home industry.    Catalogue free.  HENRY'S NURSERIES  ,   Seed house and Greenhouses'  3010 Westminster Road  VANCOUVER/B. C.  When in Midway  STOP AT  Crowelfs ��������� Hotel  S. J. MIOHTON  CRANBR00K, B. C.  Has the largest stock of Pipes, Tobaccoss  Cigars and Smokers' Sundries in the interior of B. C. Mail orders receive  prompt attention.  .September 24 Tp.pCTQBER^^pe,  Open Day and Night.    Two weeks Fair and -Races - -���������' ;,'  S33,Q00 in Prizes and PurseB. .Larger exliil)!|H;Jn>  - - \<  every department;  Big Poultry. Show ; ������5^000 fpr "  County and District Fruit exhibits.- -Home Industry^  Exposition, occupying now $5,000 building, Milled  with working exhibits;   Sensational free acts .every,  afternoon.   Free Vaudeville and   Band  Concert'  every night.    Admission  after G p. -m'. only :10c.  For Program, Prize Lists and.any other information, address  ROBT.H. COSGROVE,      -���������'*  .' -   Secretarj' and Manager,   . ^ "���������'���������������;.*> ._"  SlO^First Ave., Spokane,,Wash.  B3HBE^EBBBHHS88ffl  NELSON. IRON   W0>RiS  B. A. I5A\C  R.  W. HINTON  ENGINEERS AND   CONTRACTORS  FOUNDERS AND  MACHINISTS   .  Repairing and Jobbing executed' with Despatch;/, . ...v .;,'   ;  Sheet Metal Work, Mining and Mill Machinery.;  Manufacturers of Ore Cars, R.R. Contractors' Care  Corner of Hall and Front Streets .-.;    .: ;  Phone 59 NELSON,   B. C. . P.O. Box 173?  $  . CRANBROOK; B: C.  Is convenient to all depots, telegraph offices find  banks in the city.   Spe'c'ial attention paid to tourists,  commercial and otherwise.   The cuisirie is' excellent, ?'  and all guests receive courteous attention.. Touch! *  the wire when jrou want, roorris reserved     ,.      ���������  ..'  HOGGARTH &'R0'LUI#?: Propraetors.  '  t-%^v%^*/vfc/*/*/<^o^������/*'i^^tto^ft/%^%^^^*^*^  PR 11 IT       Itl IOi������nd 20 acre blocks  riWM       ���������    ONKOOTENAY IvAKE  LANDS    F������r sate ou easi' terms.  J. E. ANNABLE  ���������    NELSON, B. C.  KASLO HOTEL  KASLO, B. C.  Is a comfortable home for all  who travel to that city.  COCKLE & PAPWORTff.  THE MAIL STAGE  M. GrLllis, Prop.  GREENWOOD TO  FERRY, WASH.  Leaves Greenwood at 7:30  a. m. each day. Returning,  leaves Ferry on arrival of  Great Northern train. Offiiceat  ROSSLAND   HOTEL  Copper Street  Kootenay Engineering Works'  NELSON, B.������������������.'  Founders, Machinists and Iron  P. O.  Workers.   Makers' of the .Crawford  Aerial Tram.    Castings,   Builders'  Materials/ Mill  and Miuing Machinery  BOX 493. ' ' B.  c. travis, manager:  THE MICHEL HOTEL  Still retains its supremacy as tho.   oest hotel in tho Kootenayp.  Ostermoor Mattresses  Clean linen and Good Cooking ...  Excellent hunting in season.    Good trout fishing in the. Elk,  river and neighboring streams.    Address all communication's to  Thomas Crahan, Manager, Michel", H'. 0.  ;4^v>.I.5i���������^���������;:l^^^���������'^^'���������v|^!c|i:*-*���������:  EXHIBITION EXCURSION RATES  J.  D. ANDERSON  Civil Engineer and Provincial  Land Surveyor,  TRAIL, B. C.  ing' lief hospitality  NELSON & RETURN  On  Sale  September   18,  Returuing 24th.  10, 20.  WESTMINSTER  & RETURN.  \f7 $19.85 ,;���������' ;;���������  Ou Salo September 28 to Oct 2.  Good to return Oct. 11%  '  DAILY THROUGH SLEEPERS  Arrowhead to Vancouver  The Kootenay Saloon  Sandon, B. C., has a line of nerve  bracers unsurpassed in any niouo-  ' tain town of the Great West. A  Kla-sofoqua pura given free with  spirits menti. ! '���������,:,���������".'  #euimat*ketHotel  'Is the home for all tourists '  and millionaires visitfng New  Denver.   British   Columbia. ]'  KENHY .STEGB.'  ���������>���������  j  *V--V*( -^T.'.'  PROPR.  J. S. Cameron;  The Reception Hotel  Iu Camborne gives all its patrons  the purest fpod.'drink aid,.cigars*  Jame6 Einfieiey'' Prop.  Loading Tailor of tbe  KooteriayB. J  Sandon,'B. :C.'  Thr  ���������f.t*  mil  For full particulars and berth reservations  apply to local ageuts or write  J. D..OAl,tTKIt/,D,>. A.r'VolBo,i..:   ....  a, j, covtK, a. o. v. A. v������w.<Kavfc/]tSic nail I* GEO'tolv KORTCpfi  Blue Prize, ..Henry Vane, ���������  Columbus and Havana Ark  CIGARS  arc Union Made Ctgar������, made by \V\ V.  Xilbouraefi: Co., Winnipeg and sold os  of Grand Trptjts, ,B,,C; ca^cjs ta,  miners, mechanics and smelter meu  A. B. Sloan, 'Manager.  -rj***^  * _K.  iPMin^pnta  :"- >i- '1 .'��������� ,      '   r.jii  ������������n       t , ,  ,   >fclsou; p, C., Is, ruu.,c>P ^he, ...  1        the American and Eu,rppeitn,r  plan. Nothing yclJpw about  theJiousc eKecpt the gold iu  t^coafe  \<  'i  & U.JU, M tiiiK+ J (uid'.r.A iWtf MawMtfl IIUyUUVP-LallJ  /arconSy^ud, B. ,C, .Sep.' '2-7, .lOUti.  ���������THE" GREENWOOD LEDGE  wsammiBajmmMMtswmmzm!!.  ANNOUNCEMENT  v&  \p>w&  f  Wsimra  We wish to advise the weareis  of clothes that we have taken  the agency for Hobberlin Special  Tailored Clothing for men.  and can give you suits made to  measure  FOR $18  The*c are the Best Special  Ordered Suits coming into the  Boundary. Hand-made button  holes, etc. Call and see samples  Rosebery  It   is reported- that   Winnipeg  parties have bought the timber limits on "Wilson creek, and will build a  large mill here next spring.  BANDFAIB  W. Elson, Merchant Tailor  COPPER   STREET.  Kaslo  ..-    *  .The   citizens of   this city  may  i      ���������     ���������. y.. i..-   i."    i ���������'���������      .  never again send any exhibits to  the JTelson fair.  Bob ]EHiott is becoming one of  the leading landlords of the city.  Hole cards are again becoming  numerous in the city.  )     . ���������-... . !  E.   L.  Smith has only been in  JSelson ' once in  six years.    He is  'too busy.  #���������-       ���������   ������  I?ete McGregor still retains his  reputation as the lading humorist  in the city. If Pota would only  enter the political arena ho would  poll a large vote at the next provincial election.  < .  I?at Walsh is looking at the sad  sea   waves.     Next to Pat, George  Theee Forks  Hugh Niven had a birthday last  Sunday, and was the recipient of  many valuable presents. Hughie  is one of the most popular landlords in all these hill?.  The Fairs will torn be nil over  and the Boundary people will have  more time to smoke Royal Seal  cigars. '          Silverton  The payroll is heavy behind this  camp and before long it should be a  lively town.  Dekajulie Tea is the only tea of  its class in the city, and sold by  Auderson Bros.  last, as yon know something about  the matter, I hope you will spread  your knowledge among your mates  on the farm. But I don't work on  a farm replied the rural citizen.  Where then, may I ask ? Mo aud  my mates are telegraph linesmen,  and we are testing a new wire.  BANDFAIR  'Carney is one of the finest railroad  men in the Slocan.  i ���������  The    Kaslo   Hotel   has   been  crowded with tourists this summer.  There's a reason why people use  Eden Bank butter, they want the  quality. Sold only by the Russell  Law-Caulfield Co.  Sandon  Joe At her ton will be sure to win  with his paper. It is the 14th and  joo.t Jbj3e 13th paper that has lived  jtn' the, Slocan.     In the previous  notice the writer overlooked count*  X    I is- <������������������������ *Vi:rv.i .������������������.    i  lug Moments.  George Houston has jantered the  zinc business in Wallace, ida.ho.  Much to the regret of jEd .Ather-  toh and 'several other citizens,  Bquir'e Xovatt has gone on an expended 'visit to. Edmonton. The  feq^ire is a prince of good fellows.  ThjB gootenay Saloon still up-  .holds the'fame of Sandon by keep-  !ng    a    bar.tender sitting up all  night,  i  The leasing system gives many  industrious   miner a chance to  an  ���������<;-  work  16 hours a day if he is so in-  clined.  Jake jKelsen has not run a footrace .for several weeks.  A hammock for the  use of the  .< i        in  bartender is in use at the Union  aaloonl  Toilet and Dinner Sets, all new-  stock, and sold at various prices  by Anderson Bros.  When you want a monument or  headstone, write to the Kootenay  Marble Works, Nelson, B. C.  New Denver  A Chinaman was seen near here  Sunday carrying a shotgun. It is  not known whether he was looking  for grouse or a job cookiug.  H. Clever,, the meat prince of  the Slocan, is putting iu a power  plant to run his ice machine at a  cost of $1,200. He will use water  to drive the motor from Carpenter  creek.  George Long has been in poor  health for seven months. His trip  to Arizona did not agree with him.  Russ Thompson made a stake in  Cobalt, and intends trying Nevada.  Joe Butler has returned to town  and Jim Ward is chef at the FiBber  Maiden.  Ed. Augrignon has the finest  barber shop in the city. Ed has  grown rich and is building a gasoline launch.  Andy Wallace and Dan McLach-  lan have staked some timber limits  on Cooper creek.  Fruit jars and stone crocks at  Anderson Bros.  Slocan  The sheriff does not live here.  Bob Allen is going to the Coast.  A   better    feeling prevails all  through this camp.  Duncan Ross In Vernon  Duncan Ross,  M. P., for Yale-  Cariboo,  paid  a short visit to the  city last week,  interviewing  his  henchmen and concerting plans for  the future.     It is. understood that  Mr. Ross was not at all prepared to  eat humble pie on the score of his  notable failure to press the interests of the Okanagan upon the attention  of the government during  the past two sessions.    Instead, he  carried   matters with such a high  hand that his   faithful adherents  were  fain   to swallow their grievances  at   a   gulp and "take back  water"  with almost ludicrous celerity.      The   plausible Mr.   Ross  then salved their somewhat ruffled  feelings   with  a glittered array of  promises,    appropriations    for   a  canal through the "Railway," ��������� A  Dominion   public   building   at   a  cost of 825,000,  the extension of  the   telephone to Lumby, etc., etc.  ���������Vernon News.  Taking Chances  Ain't you very young to be left  in charge of a drug store ?  Perhaps so ma'am; what can I  do for you ?  Do your employees know its  dangerous to leave a mere boy like  you in charge of such a place?  I am competent to serve you,  madam, if you will state your  wants.  Don't they know you might  poison some one ?  There is no danger of that  madam; what can I do for you ?  I think I had better go to the  store down the street.  I can serve you just as well as  they can, and as cheaply.  Well, you can give me a two  cent stamp, but it don't look right.  ���������Houston Post.  On the 10th and 15th of  each month we intend making a Special pay-Day Sale  be at such  prices that  The Goods  offered will  It is - bliss to smoke a Kootenay  Belle cigar;  The new furs for ladies and  children have arrived at the Hunter Kend rick Co.  A consignment of fresh Ontario  cggB jupt arrived at the Russell-  Law-Cuilfield Co.  Tbe Blind Phrenologist  Prof. V. F. Cooper will deliver a  course of lectures on phrenology,  in the Methodist church, Greenwood, commencing Monday, Oct.  8th at Spin. These lectures are  positively along an educational  line and seem to be of great value  by all thoughtful people. Public  readings will be given during the  evening upon persons selected by  the audience. No admission, collection taken up.  A beuovoleut old gentleman  brimful of information saw a rustic  sitting on a fence gazing earnestly  at telegraph wires. Going up to  the countryman, he said: Waiting to see a message go 'long, eh ?  The man grinned and said, Ay.  Tho benevolent old gentleman got  on the wall, and for the next quarter of an hour tried hard to dispel  his ignorance.      Now, he said at  Theatrical Mauager, despond-  ingly���������I am undone !  Wife���������Mercy! Has the theater  burned down?  Manager���������Worse! That new  play ou which I spent so much  mouey contains such a fine  moral lesson that the preachers  are advising people to go to see it.  Now it won't draw enough to pay  the ushers.  you will want to buy. We will advise you by  & Special Poster a few days before  each sale as to the lines to be offered.         LOOK   OUT   FOR   THE   RED   POSTERS  THE   HU^TEH~KE$DHICi������   GO.  LIMITED  THE BIG STORE  s-ccsjKxsxgxsaa  *C_>rfii  FRANK   FLETCHER  PROVINCIAL LAND SURVEYOR  NELSON. B. C.  I heard you kiss my daughter a  moment ago, sir.  Excuse me, but you are mistaken. The cook came in to get  me to pull the stopper out of a vinegar bottle.  Waterproof Paints.  Coal Tar, Pitch,  Creosote, Oils for  Preserving Timber,  Roofing, Pitch  And* Paints.  Nelson Coke aud Gas jCo. Ltd.  New Fall Suits of latest patterns and styles  and at prices that everybody can afford to wear  S glothes, ranging in price from $10 to $20.  ^ith each suit we give a suit-hanger, which ^  p|U always keep your suit in shape when not  in use. We have just received over 200 new  samples from the largest and most reliable  tailoring house in Canada, the " Crown Tailoring Co.," which we sell at Eastern Prices and  piarantee every suit to give satisfaction.  RUSSELL-LA^GAULFIELD 60.  iijIMitssd. :  Groceries, Hardware, Cloth tog-and Gents' Furnishings.  Two  Nights  Commencing  Friday, Sept.  Dick P. Sutton's  28  30 = PEOPLE - 30  Baud and Orchestra  FRIDAY NIGHT'  "A Familv Affair."  SATURDAY NIGHT  "The Church Across the  Way."  Watch for the Big Street  Parade Friday. Prices 50c,  75c and ������1.00. Seats on sale  at both Drug Stores.  R. H. TRUEMAN  The well-known photographer  of Vancouver, B. C, will be  in Greenwood, Copper street,  for two weekB only, commencing  WE WANT AT ONCE  5000 Nicola Coal Mines $   06'  200 Dominion Copper at. 4 75  5000 Cariboo-McKinne.y..     02  2000 Denora Mines      06  5000 Can.Gold Fielcls.Syn.     06  3000 North Star       18  If you wish to buy any  WE WILL SELL  25 Canadian Marconi.... $3 25  2000 Sullivan      15  1000 Diamond Vale    , 2ij������  500 B. Amalgamated Coal 25  1000 International Coal.... 65  1000 Rambler Cariboo       37  of the above stocks at  This wil be your only oppor-  , tunity for some time to secure  the highest class of Photographic "Work. JReraember the  date,  OCTOBER 10  FOR TWO WEEKS  prices named, please wire at our expense. Write for  Quotation Sheet and Market Letter. It will interest  you.   Drawer 1082.  B. B. MIGHTON & CO.  Mining and Investment Brokers, Nelson, B. C.  BEALEY INVESTMENT AND TRUST CO. LTD.  Geo. R. Naden, Manager.  Farm lands, timber limits, mineral cl-.iims, mining stocks  and shares. City real estate bought, sold and exchanged.  Call and see our list.  GREENWOOD,   B.   O.  TS HERE  Sportsmen, now is the time to prepare for action. Bear  in mind we carry the most complete and up-to-date line  of sporting goods in the city. The best shooters uso  Ealey's loaded ehells. We carry all kinds of ammunition  and cutlery.    See us for razors.  The QIC New &2nd Hand store, A. L. WHITE & CO.  INDUSTRIAL WORKERS OF THE  WORLD  GREENWOOD LOCAL NO. 311  Meets first and third Wednesdays of every  month in Eagles Hall ut8 p. in.   Visiting  meinlwrs cordially invited to atteud.;  Frank Spbakinc, Fin. scc'y,  EDGAR VV. DYNKS, President.  EXHIBITION EXCURSION RATES  VANCOUVER,  WESTMINSTER  & RETURN  $18.35  On Sale September 28 to Oct i  Good to return Oct. 11.  DAILY  THROUGH SLI.KPERS  Arrowhead to Vancouver  VENDDM.EHOTEL  ANACONDA  Is just a few minutes' walk from  the center of Greenwood, and a  convenient place to drop in at tho  end of a walk. Convenient to the  smelter and provides the public  with  EDS  OARD AND  EVERAGES  W. B. THOMSON  J. G. MELVIN La,e?L  Mall Orders Promptly Attended  SANDON, B..C.  Manufacturing: Jeweler  Expert Watchmaker and Diamond  Setter, Manufacturer of Chains,  Lockets and Rings, Wedding rings  made on short notice.  WORK   GUARANTEED  Next Door to Reading Boom  P. O. BOX  268  For full particularsniul berth reservations  apply to local agents or write  ./. S. CAICTJJIt, l>, V. A.,,NcIhoii. . ,  k. j, ooviiK, a. ������. i*. a. vmiooHvor Diamonds, etc.  F.M.LAMB  PROVINCIAL LAND SURVEYOR  GREENWOOD   B. C.  A.   D.  [GRAND FORKS    ���������  Jeweler and Optician, denier in  Fine "Watches, High-Class Jewelry,  i\irifj.'3'''j'^i,|'|'''HwiT'irffrTr!iiiiiiLi-'t.'i!MKP'itiurj  ��������� i;  n  In Endless Variety  FROM 15 CENTS TO $1.00 PER ROLL  It Will Pay You to  Inspect Our Stock.  COLES & FRITH*  "���������swnjm^SKj^Nir^yi

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