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 * '       r I *    I *      I  . --   .  . *     .1    '    *   tfrf r <" J,*1   *! i.  / UrL"1  (Provincial Library;  * w? *  THE OLDEST  MINING CAMP NEWSPAPER  IN  BRITISH  COLUMBJ^   '     .-& ,'c  ^  Voiv.   XX.  SCHOOL BOOKS  AND  SCHOOL SUPPLIES  JOHN  L.  COLES  Books, Stationery, Kodaks, Wallpaper, Etc,  G. A. REN DELL   DRY GOODS. BOOTS & SHOES.   ,  COME IN AND SEE OUR^  Childrens Fall and Winter Coats   AND   Ladies' and Childrens Sweaters  THE NEWEST STYLES  GREENWOOD.  B. G.  Greenwood's   Big  Furniture Store  For solid bed comfort a  FELT MATTRESS AND COIL SPRING  are a fine combination  WE ARE SHOWING A  GOOD  RANGE OF BOTH'  \   'Qstermobr, Starfeltahd American Felt Mattresses,  k,  w��������� '-^^^L^tt4���������,pl^coflst^^^l:���������*;, ......  Ham 8r Nott'Coil Springs,  T. M. GULLEY & Co.  Opposite Postoffice.  GREENWOOD, B. C.  Phone 27  WALTER   G.   KENNEDY  GREENWOOD,  B.  C.  WHOLESALE   AND  RETAIL  A Full Stock of First Class Pipes.       Pipe Repairs  a Specialty.  THE CANADIAN BANK  OF COMMERCE  SIR EDMUND WALKER, CV.O, LL.D., D.C.JU President  ALEXANDER LAIRD JOHN AIRD  General Manager Aailataat General Manager  CAPITAL, $15,000,000 REST, $12,500,000  TRAVELLERS' CHEQUES  Issued by The Canadian Bank of Commerce enable the traveller to  provide himself with funds without delay at each point of his journey in  a convenient yet inexpensive manner. They are issued payable in every  country in the world in denominations of  $10,   $20,   $50,   $100,  $200  ;with.the exact equivalent in the moneys of the principal countries stated  on the face of each cheque. They are economical, absolutely safe self-  identifying and easily negotiated. aa  SAVINGS BANK DEPARTMENT  A. H,; MAROON   -  Manager of Greenwood and Rock CrecK Branches  Bank of Montreal  ESTABLISHED 1817  Capital, all paid up, $16,000,000    Rest, $16,000,000.  UNDIVIDED  PROFITS,   $803,014,9*  Hon. President: Lord Strathcona and Mount Royal, G. C.M.G.  President: R. B. Angus, Esq.  Vice-President nnd General Manager: H. V. Mhrkdith, Esq.  Branches in London, Eng, {^^"in^a^} New York, Chicago  Buy and Sell Sterling Exchange and Cable Transfers.    Grant Commercial and  Travellers' Credits, available In any part of the world.  SAVINGS BANK DEPARTMENT lHi$^lZZ������nt  GreenwoodfBranch" - 0. B. Winter, Mgr.  ��������� . ,,     ,     .. : ��������� ft ^V'   "���������      .-,   *  GREENWOOD, B. C, THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 25,   1913. V^Meo'^J?^*  No. 11  i i ��������� a *. i.i  A. L WHITE  JUST RECEIVED  NEW LINE OF NEW GOODS  Heating  Stove    and   Range's,       ' ���������������*      \  Cooking Utensils, Fire Arms  and Ammunition,, Nails and  Builders Supplies, Horse, Sweat  Pads, Harness Sundries,  ^5^i5H^S^^S^^?^?^^?5^S>  I Around Home  ?!  William C. Arthurs  THE BREAD & CAKE BAKER  Vienna Bakery, Greenwood  ^  =^  ALLOW US TO SHOW YOU  the many perfectly charming jewelry novelties that we have gathered. Oifr present"'display is * a  splendid orie, and even* more extensive in style and character than  our best previous efforts.  RINGS,     WATCHES,     NECKLACES.  MESH BAGS AND  SILVERWARE  *  were never shown in such variety  and so reasonably priced. We  guarantee them all.  " robes,  See A..  A. LOGAN & Co.  GREENWOOD.     -     B. C.  DRESSMAKING  Rooms in  store.  MISS DREVER  Miller Blk.  over Drug  WANTS. Etc  Wanted���������Position by sawyer  in small mill. Would be willing  to scale during winter or would  do repairs. Apply A.B.C. Ledge  office.  For Sale���������80 head of hogs,  all sizes and prices roasonable.  Apply John Walker, Rock Creek,  B.C.  200 shares in the Boundary  Mining & Exploration Co., at  30 cts. each. Apply D. Hamilton, Rock Creek, B.C.  For Saw*. ��������� A large quantity  of Shingles. Charles Kinney,  blacksmith and wagon maker,  Greenwood.  ; For Saw?.���������A No. 7 Remington typewriter, two colored ribbon, in first-class condition. No  reasonable offers refused. Apply  F. W. McLaine, Greenwood, B.C.  Tenders will be received by the  manager of the Canadian Bank  of Commerce, Greenwood, for the  purchase of the following properties, either in whole or in part.  Lot 2, block 11 Gold.St. Lots 5,  14. 15 block 1 Silver St, Lots 6,  7, 8. 9, 10, 11, 16, 17 block 1,  Gold St, Fishers addition, Greenwood.  ��������� .    BOOMS   TO   LET  In the Sway ne House, Silver  Street. Clean, private^ and comfortable rooms in a quiet locality  at reasonable rates. Hot and cold  baths free to guests.  Nails aud builder supplies. A.  L. White house furnishers.  Rex Montana Hard Wheat  Flour $1.55 per 49 lb sack at  Brown's, Ferry, Wash.  , A. S. Black is>in Vancouver on  professional business.  *   W. G.. Kennedy made a business trip to Grand Forks.  There's a job for the knocker  set him on to the pessimist.  English Style Bacon, 23c per  lb. at Brown's Ferry, Wash.  Mrs. James has gone to the  Similkameen for a few weeks.  H. McCutche'on has returned  from a business trip to Myncaster.  There , are 88 telephones in  Phoenix and 228in Grand Forks.  < Walter G. Kennedy has just  received a stock of rifles and shot  guns. .*  Jas. McCreath has returned  from a trip through the Similkameen.  F. Buckless, proprietor of the  Palace Livery Stables is in Vancouver.  Old Tom has-been fired from  the C.P.R., and'has again opened  his laundry.  M. A. Grant will preach his  farewell sermon" in Midway on  Sunday next.  During the past few weeks  eleven more telephones have been  put into Greenwood.  Mrs. Winter and three children  have returned from a two months  holiday to the coast.  Jim Murdock'-has returned to  the Boundary after spending the  summer at the coast.  Miss Ella Lyden and John  Taylor, haye bought the Union  cigar store in Phoenix,  Born������������������To Mr. and Mrs. Geo.  Bryan, Anaconda, on Sunday,  Sept. 21st, a daughter.  For" horse - blankets,  sweat pads and harness.  L. White 2nd hand man.  Mr. Goodeve, of the firm' of  Goodeve & McDonald, is spending a few days in Nelson.  A. B. Godfrey, Dist, Supt. of  the B.C. Telephone Co. was in  town this week on business,  The Old-Timers will hold their  annual banquet this Thursday at  Larsen's hotel in Rock Creek.  Ola Lofstad left on Monday  for Spokane' on business in connection with the Argo tunnel.  Mrs. W. Johns and her mother  Mrs. Henderson, of Deadwood,  are attending the Nelson Fair.  Mrs, Angelo Luciani, of Phoenix, who was operated on at the  Sacred Heart hospital is doing  well:  Lome Coleman,  Lake, is spending  here while on his*  Forks.  Mr. Marriage, of London, Eng.  arrived in Greenwood on Monday  to take charge of the Deadwood  school.  Jack Lucy has returned to the  city for the winter, after prospecting all summer in the Similkameen.  F. Newman, CP.R. conductor,  who has been spending his holidays at the coast has returned to  Greenwood.  The Woman's Institute will  meet at the home of Mrs. Mc-  Cutcheon on Thursday, Sept.  25th, at 3 o'clock.  Otto Krueger, of the Silver  Spring Brewery, returned on Saturday after spending a few days  at the Spokane Fair.  Al Campbell and Nat Darling,  the Siamese, twins in the drummer's world visited the red metal  metropolis last week.  Rev. A. T. Bell will preach in  the Methodist church next Sunday at 11 a.m. Sunday School  immediately after the service.  Harry Moore, a young man  employed on H, Graves' ranch  just across the line, was thrown  from his horse at Midway on  Monday last while bringing in a  bunch of horses. He was  brought to the hospital at Green-i"]^;  wood and as we go to press is  still unconscious.  of Arlington  a day or two  way to Grand  Local butchers can make a contract with this office for a supply  of fresh beef if those wandering  cows don't keep out of our back  yard.  Mr. Greaves, familarly known  as Bawheed, of-the Bank of Commerce, who has been relieving in  Phoenix, returned to Greenwood  on Wednesday.  Billy Harkin died in Vancou  ver last week.. He was well-  known in the Boundary, and one  of the most brilliant writers in  the west.  The cities of Greenwood, Phoenix and Grand Forks were in  darkness'for a few minutes on  Sunday night owing to the electrical storm,  Alex Robinson who has purchased the Sally mine at Beaver-  dell, was in the city the first of  the week. Mr. Robinson was at  one time editor of the Boundary  Creek Times.  Services in St. Jude's church  next Sunday will be held as follows: t Holy Communion, 8 a.m.  and 11:30 a.m.; Matins, 11 a.m.  Evensong, -7:30 p.m. Sunday  School, at 10:15 a.m. Rev. A.  M. Lloyd, pastor.  Mr. Sportsman it pays you to  buy the best gun you can get.  You can't afford a cheap one; see  those high grade L.C. Smith 16  and 20 gauge shot guns, Savage  and Winchester rifles at Walter  G. Kennedy's,  The Silver Spring Brewery put  their beer on the market on Tuesday and judging by the crowded  hotels it must be good beer. The  water is good but oh you Silver  Spring beer?  Service in the Presbyterian  church next Sunday, Sept. 28th,  will be held in the morning at  11 o'clock. Sunday School and  Bible Class "2:30 ,p:*m; 'Rev. J.  R, Munro Pastor.  Ray Rollins, of Nelson, has a  gang of men at work removing  the B.C. Telephone cable from  the present location to new quarters, which when fitted up will  be one of the best offices in the  Boundary,  The largest fish caught in the  Boundary Creek this summer was  secured by Ed. McGrade last week  just three miles from Greenwood.  The fish is 25 inches long and  weighs o lbs. This is no fish  yarn and, we understand, is the  record.  Mr. McKim, of Grand Forks,  phoned to the Greenwood Football club offering ������25 towards defraying expenses if a team from  here would compete in the tour-  ament at the Fair on Friday. It  would be easy to pick a good  team between Mother Lode and  here and it would be a pity if this  offer is not taken advantage of.  Get together boys and by all  means go.  Owen Boyer,  the enterprising  proprietor of the National hotel  has set a good example by having a cement sidewalk built in  front of his hotel,     The   sidewalk is 184 x 9 feet.   Mr.  Dixon  had the contract who employed  J. Jolin, of Grand Forks, a skilled  mechanic in that line, so that the  work is well done and adds greatly to the appearance of this up-  to-date hotel, ,'  W. F. Hassell,  an ex-convict  recently released from the penitentiary,    at,   Saiem,    Oregon,  lectured in the Opera House on  Tuesday and Wednesday, on his  experience    behind    the  prison  walls, instead of returning to the  practice of law which is his profession, he is devoting his life to  prison reform work.   In a pleas-  iug voice and a most convincing  manner, Hassell lectures from the  stage as his picture is unreeled  before the audience, causing men  aud women  to  audibly express  their sympathy,   One of the sensations of Portland, Oregon, was  Hassell's lecture on the "Honor  System of the Oregon Penitentiary," as introduced by Governor  Oswald West of Oregon, which  he asserts he will show here to-  The  singing  of  Miss  Marguerite Matthews, that well-  known soprano,   of   Gloucester,  England, was heartily encored,  ,.* We notice that , in a great  many towns throughout British  Columbia hockey is the chief  topic and the clubs have already  organized for the coming season.  What is the matter with Greenwood? If we are to have a  hockey team this winter why not  organize immediately and not  leave matters to the last minute.  Players are being imported into  other places and soon >they will  all be picked up. Get busy���������  organize.  Automobile Race  ��������� An automobile time test between  Penticton and.Oroville car owners  to Greenwood will be held during  the Fall Fair here Oct. 7 and 8feh.  Tho following . prizes have been  offered by the association:  1st prize $25 and silver cup.  2nd prize $20 and medal.  3rd prize 810.  A similar proposition is to be  made to Grand Forks car owners.  ^^5S^*^S-SH2^*^5^53^**^J3*>?S?  I Western .Float!  the'  Fair Notes  Entries have already started to  reach the exhibition offices.  Mr. Whiting from Eock* Creek,  called on Tuesday on his way to  the Grand Forks Fair. He stated  that on his return he will proceed  to get busy collecting exhibits of  various kinds for the coming Fair,  at the Red Metal Metropolis  Greenwood.  The outlook is indeed promising  for a season of enjoyment,, pleasure and education, past experience  will help the management, and the  good treatment given by the citizens .to all visitors will ensure a  -large attendance. * '"  ���������' "'     "  Negotiations are pending for an  automobile race, from Penticton  and Oroville car owners from, the  latter places to Greenwood, should  the . proposition work out, announcement will be made later.'  Workmen are busy fixing the  huge Agricultural Hall and the  accomodation will be better than  ever.  Grading and packing competition for school children, will add  zest to the fruit department.  The Boston Opera company will  supply entertainment for those  musically inclined, producing such  gems as Fra Diavolo, Olovettle,  etc.  Our friends from Bridesville,  Myncaster and Rock Creek are requested to make their entries as  soon as possible.  What with drilling contests, tug  of war, horse racing, Indian races,  basket ball games, dancing, and  other attractions, amusement will  be afforded as never before, outside  of the educational features of the  many exhibits of fruits, vegetables,  art work, poultry and live stock,  etc.  Mr. Tilley, the manager, will be  in his office to answer all enquiries  and impart any information desired.  ; Autos1 have - already made  journey from Trail to Nelson.  ,  In Vernon the Victoria hotel is  now run on the European plan. .  Duncan Ross states that he will  have all,his railway ' work finished  by next May.  For about $8,000 the Kootenay  hotel in Rossland has been sold to  Frank Kinkele: /  At Chisanaj the Dew placer  camp in Alaska, bacon is $1.50 a  pound, and rice $1 a cup.  During July there were 35 'cases  in the police court at Kelowna,  and the fines amounted to 204."  , On one day this month 26 pianos  arrived; in Kelowna. Music * and  peaches must have an affinity.   ��������� >.  The C.P.R.' tunnel now being  driven at Rogers Pass will be five  miles long, and'22 x 30 feet in  size.     ��������� \  , At Athabasca Landing the carpenters have formed a union:  There is a building boom in that  city.  ������������������' Ed Bray was in Golden recently.  Thirty .years ago he ��������� was mail  carrier between that point and  Sand Point, Idaho.  . There are 527 telephones in  Kamloops, and 664 in Nelson.  There are 8,156 in, Victoria, and  23,506 in Vancouver.  In Dawson good work dogs are  selling at from $40 to $100. They  are in great demand to draw supplies to the new -placer camp at  Ohisina.  Sam Ellery Walker was found  dead on the road near Whitehorse.'  He was 69 years old and had  mined many years in Colorado and  the Yukon.  Work will be started this fall on  the Dominion Western railway, a  line that will return  from   near  Great   Falls,    Montana,    to  the  Peace River country.  - Charles Cliffee,  formerly of Sandon is now running a newspaper  in Sault Ste. Marie,  Ont. , He is.  71 years old and\one' of'the. best-  Conservatives iu the Soo.     '       ^  H. W: C. Jackson,- at one time  editor of the Rossland Miner is  now in Hazelton, where he has  been engaged to write np the mining resources of the district.  Six inches .of white snow fell at  Whitehorse upon August 30, and  the Star remarks that some of the  flakes were as large as - the cauli-.  flowers grown upon the experimental farm at Skagway.  Send for a catalogue of headstones and monuments, made by  the Kootenay Monumental Works,  Nelson, B. C.  CITY COUNCIL  Greenwood Fair  SOCIAL PRIZES  R. N. Adams for the best loaf of  bread made from *'Our Best Flour"  first prize 98 lb. sack of flour,  second 49 lb. sack of flour.  Major Glossop, Rock Creek,  for best bushel of white oats, first  84, second 82.  ���������   Goldstream Nurseries 810 worth  of trees.  Previously acknowledged 82303 50  M. Ohristensen  810.00  T. O. Gunderson  5 00  J. R. Jackson, M.P.P.  CO 00  Major Glossop (special)  G 00  H. McKee  5 00  D. D. McLaren  3 00  F. 0. Norcrosa  20 00  J. A. Tepoorton, wholesale  druggist, Vancouver  10 00  Council met on Monday even-  !Qg-  It was decided to give the old  blacksmith shop on Copper street  to the Agricultural Association,  provided that they clean up the lot, ���������  and leave it in a presentable condition.  Mr. Cropley offered $25 for a lot  on Silver street which was accepted.  Mr. Collins asked that a license  be granted for a moving picture  show. It was decided to raise the  licence from 850 to 8100 a year.  By-law No. 4. to amend By-law  No. 6 was introduced, and read  three times.  Aids. McLean.- McKee and McCreath were appointed a committee to inspect all places of in-  tertainment in respect to exits, and  general safety of tho public.  .  George Swayne's offer for a lot  on Gold street was accepted.  Council adjourned until October  6th.   It takes a good man to handle  other people's money and a better  one to get any of his own to handle.  A new anesthetic, it is said, has  been discovered which enabha  physicians to ronder a bill without  causing pain.  Guide posts to glory aro set out  all along our pathway, but it is  necessary to bo looking up to reach  them.  The person who really gets tho  moat out of life has somethiug that  cannot be stolen or borrowed.  <.( ���������''���������  ./';*'j  s..'i-\  j i  I * i,  .-liL,/ j fi- is located at Greenwood, B. C, and can be traced to many parts of  the earth It comes to the front every Thursday morning, and  beiieves that hell would close up if love ruled the world. It believes  in justice to everyone; from the man who mucks in the mine to the  king who sits on the cushions of the throne. It believes that advertising is the life of trade; and that one of the noblest works of  creation is the man who always pays the printer.  The Ledge is $2.00 a year in advance, or $2.50 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  in advance.  R.  T.  LOWERY  EDITOR    AND    FINANCIER.  GREENWOOD, SEPTEMBER 25, 1913.  THE   LEDGE,   GREENWOOD.   BRITISH   COLUMBIA.  Parcels Post  A blue mark here indicates that your Subscription has  become deceased, and that the editor would once more  like to commune with your collateral.  It beats all how a woman  will make a fool of a man and  then go right ahead and marry  him.  A father who makes the rules  for the house should stick around  a bit and see to the enforcing of  them.  A St. Louis woman says she  shot her husband "just for fun."  Sho made a hit with her humor  all right.  Ttik policeman is the only one  who can make a business of looking for trouble and be commended  for finding it.  What a thing of beauty a woman would be if she didn't have  to wear all the contraptions fashion  dictates.  Things that a person couldn't  find in the light have a most pre-  verse way of getting under one's  feet in the dark.  not perfect.  If there is one of these relationships you havo never known, your  life is by so much maimed.  It is the fashion to speak dis-  paranly .of relatives, but they are  a part of the environment of  Nature, and if you get nothing but  annoyance from them something  ails you. You might as well curse  the sun and stars as hate relatives.  There be hot loves and wayward  loves, and they have their place;  but blessed is the man, and thrice  blessed the woman, that loves the  people that ought to be loved.  There are grandmother and  grandfather, for instance. The  | child that has them not has missed  one of the sweetest elements that  make memory happy.' They understand children better than  parents, for thoy have learned that  so many things that worry parents  are not much matter.  And plenty of brothers and sisters. A solitary child in a house  is a lame soul.   Ho can never get  That Canada will have a parcel  post service next January,  which  would be of immense benefit to the  whole   Dominion  was   the recent  statement of Hon.  L. P. Pelletier,  Postmaster General.    Last session  it was   announced that a system  would    be   established  but   since  then few details havo leaked out.'  Under tho direction of tho minister  officials   havo   been   engaged   in  watchingthe English  and American systems carefully so that i'nital  mistakes could be avoided.  Tho service will not bo for one  particular part of the   Dominion  but will extend from East to West  The different   provinces   will   bo  used as zones.  The Postmaster General said recently:  "The saving to private] citizens  will bo enormous, tho rates, of  course, being much less than at  present, but the expense to the  country will bo largely increased  It .will certainly be a great citizens  benefit."  There is every indication that  when the system comes into vogue  it will be a smooth running  machine.    The words used by the  $"$������-$- ���������&���������������*���������$������������������&���������&4���������&*-S?*-4****-f  J The Greenwood Grocery * *  <**  I have purchased the GREENWOOD GROCERY  and solicit trade from old and new customers.  I will pay all bills and collect all  amounts due  the former proprietor.  MATTHEWS,  *  4*  WESTERN - - HOTELS.  NKWMAKKKT   IIOTJSI,  Is the home for' all tourists and  millionaires visiting* New Don-  voi*, British Columbia.  A. JACOBSOM; Proprietor.  HgHBBBHP  GRAND   PORKS   GARAGE  GRAND     FORKS, .B.C.  is now open for business and is in charge of an Expert  Mechanic.    All repairs and adjustments quickly attended to.    Complete lfne of  A U TO MOBILE   ACC ES SORI ES  carried in stock.    Best grade of Gasoline, Lubricating    *  Oils,  and Greases always on hand.   Sole agents for  Eepublic Tires.   Tires pumped up free of charge.    -  GRAND    FORKS    GARAGE    CO.,    LTD.  THE   PROVINCE   HOTEL  Grand Forks, B.C., is in the centre  ot the city, and furnishes the public  ���������   with   every    accommodation    at  reasonable rates, ���������  EmU larson, Proprietor,  THE   KASIO   HOTEI,  Kaslo, B. C��������� is a comfortable  home, for ah who travel to that  city.  Cocklo & Papwortn.  ARLINGTON HOTEL  Trail, B C.-This hotel has been  thoroughly renovated. It is heated  by steam, and has hot and cold  . . water in all rooms. A pleasant  home for all who travel.   JAMES WILLIAMSON, Proprietor  Nelson, B.C.  First-class in everything^  Steam, heat, electric light  private bath's. Telephone  m 'every room. First-class  bar and barber*shop.  'Bus meets all trains.    , '.'  QUEEN'S   HOTEL,  PHOB1NI-SC B. O.  The Newest and Largest Hotel in  the City. Everything neat, clean  and comfortable. , Steam heat and  electric light. . Meals and drinks at  all hours.  wrw & WELSH   -  The "Wall Street Journal is responsible for the weird story that  there is man in Wall. Street, rwho,  for 30 years, has invested or speculated in  mining stocks on a eys-  Postmaster General thus that he *em- an(l has uo<* yet cashed a beb.  has the interests of tho people at He bought only the cheapest stock,  heart and that he will have to his  credit the inauguration of the  greatest postal measures of at least  a generation  Most Valuable Fruit Tree  paying in no case more than 15c.  per share, expecting, of course,  that most of them would prove  worthless, but hoping that some  might, appreciate  in value,   and  Jimson was a little sharp-eyed  small   shoemaker    with    stooped  shoulder and a chin whisker.   He  lived in a Missouri River town,  and whenever he drank too much  he used to wind up by going home  and thrashing his wife.   She never  failed to go over to a neighbor's  after a session  with the old man  and complain bitterly of his treatment.  After a while the neighbors grew  TKEMONT   HOUSE  Nelson,B.C., ia run on the American and European plan. Steam  heated rooms. All white labor.  , bpocial attention paid to dinins1  room. b  Ransomo & Campbell, Props.  TULAA1EEN HOTEL  Princeton, B. C. is the headquarters for miners, investors  and railroad men. A fine location and everything first-class  KIRKPATRICK & MALONE, Proprietors.  Props.  ON PARIdi} FRANCAIS  MTIOML HOTEL  GREENWOOD, B.* C.  The Reallv Best House  - in the Boundary. .   .  Recently Remodelled and  Strictly Up-to-Date.  ,   Restaurant in connection   ":  OWEN   BOYERJ     -      PROP  make tho speculation as a whole, a wearv of the oft repeated tale, and  winning one. The net result of  his operations is that, in the period  of 30 years, ho has accumulated  1,298,404 shares of 155 different  varieties of mining stock, that the  stocks stand him in $125,000, that  none of them ever paid a dividend,  J" ' and that there is now a bid  Tub most sensible man, and the th&t sound view of the world that  ono with tho best chance of happi-' C01hes to the member of a full fam-  ness, is the one who doesn't try to  delude-himself into the belief that  ho understands women.  iiy.  What is probably the most valuable tree in tho world is an  alligator-pear tree at Whittier,  Cal., which netted its owner a profit of $3,205 in one year. This  tree was planted in 1905 and began bearing in its fourth vear  ,���������,���������.,, - -"lanu inau cnereis now a  bid price  912 ^0 3,000 pears which sold f0r011jy four of ^m varieties.  for -31,000,  while the sale of buds His holdings of tiiesefour he could  Hoijson* now has a dream that  the Japanese will eventually annex  tho United States, says a daily.  That will be an easy way of doing away with all this war talk.  The average woman doesn't  spend over $25 a year for halls.  The average smoker doesn't spend  less than $50 a year on tobacco.  Ladies, here's your argument.  An* exchange makes the statement that "every time John D.  breathes he draws 829.60." It  might also be added that he has  the faculty of holding his breath to  a nicety.  Repentance that comes only  when punishment stares you in  the face "will be materially discounted when you come to balance  accounts with St. Peter at the  Pearly Gate.  Thinking Themes  Of course a bachelor or a bachelor  maid can have a home, and a  childless couple can have a home.  But it is a homo only in an accommodated and borrowed sense  of the word. It is not. a home in  tho full meaning of the term.  To make a complete home you  need a complete set of human relations, as per the following list  prepared by Nature and indorsed  by the best traditions:  Husband and father, |  Wife and mother,  Children,  including   babieB and  adolescents;  Sisters and brothers,  Grandfather,  Grandmother,  Guests,  And a dash of neighbors and  friends.  If yon lack any of these items  As for babies it is only a sort of  immitation famiiy where there are  none. The very best ingredients  of our character came from deal-  with babies.  And I love a houseful of young  folks, courting age. The only  wholesome, delightful, and cheering disease in or out of the medicine books is lovesickness. When  we go past its agonizing stages we  still ought to see it in others  around us.  Most cranks and dried up folks  and pessimists and disagreeable  people are victims of small families.  They have been derived of that  wholesome flow of the humanities  that comes from a full set of relations.  I want to go back to Arthur  Dixon's and eat at the table where  they are thirteen children and a  small army of grandchildren, and  all about and everywhere���������love.   Dr. Frank Crane.  during the same year amounted to  81,706, making the total giving  above. The tree is a seedling, the  seed having been planted with a  qnantity of other seed which had  been imported, presumably from  Mexico  planted at the same time, and  which stands close to this phenomenal bearer, lias never borne  more than fifty pears in a season.  Pictures of tho tree and some of its  fruit appear in tho September Popular Mechanics Magazine.  sell for approximately $250.  Telephone Was Strange  A   Chicagoan   who   employs   a  Swedish maid overheard the follow-  Another tree which was lug conversation the other day be-  Go After the Cow  Trimmed Close  Fred Maybury, aged 25,  went  on the operating table at Yuma,  Mich.,  several days ago,  for the  twenty-fourth time in ten years.  He made his Burgical  debut when  his right hand was cut off in a  mill machine.   An artificial hand  was provided.   He next lost his  left leg in the same machine.   He  was given an artificial leg.   Then  he was stricken with appendicitis,  "Don't sit down in the meadow  and wait for the cow to back up to  be milked���������go after the cow."  The basis for the whole dairy industry is the cow and if farmers  are going to utilize to the best advantage the great qualities of  roughage that annually are wasted  on every farm they must go after  the cow.  There is no way to convert the  corn,    the hay,    the   clover,   the  straw, the kafir, the milo and the  abundance of other green feed into  a marketable form so quickly and  so economically as by feeding to  the dairy   cow.    She works   day  and night constantly, both summer  and winter, on week days and Sundays, in flood and drough. to convert the unmarketable waste of the  farm into a finished and valuable  product of human fo'od.  The first thing is to get the cows.  Profits are then assured, for the  dry-farm country is especially  adapted, the feed is there, the  marketing facilities are at hand in  tween her cook and the maid next  door, also a Swede:  "How you are, Hilda?"  "I well, I like my yob.   We got  cremated cellar,   cemetery plumbing, elastic lights���������and a hoosit."  "What's a 'hoosit,' Hilda?"  "Oh,  a bell rings. * You put a  thing to your ear and say,  'Hello,'  and some one says  -Hello,'  and  yon say 'hoosit.' "���������British American.  remarked: "Well,, you seem to  like it. You always take it willingly. Why dont you pick up  something and hit with it the next  time he whips you?"  The wife considered tho matter,  and the next time her lord began  to beat her she grasped a chair and  smashed it - over his head. The  old man fell back in stark amazement, dropped his hands and stared  at her.  "Why, Mary! Why, Mary!"  he whimpered, "What on earth is  tho matter with you? Yon never  done this way before."���������Kansas  City Star.  imiDESVJLT,E   HOTJE1.  Bridesville, B.C. This hotel is  within easy reach of all the leadine  Boundary towns and the centre ol  a fine farming district.  THOMAS   WALSH,   Proprietor.  THE SIMILKAMEEN HOTEL  well'ft,lrn.*.iT!jIs ll0,t?1 isnew' comfortable  Znit v sFed**-lld is close t0 ihe railway  P?e rooms"     " ���������-ccomn,0<-'"i������������ and sam-  SUMMERS & WARDLE, Proprietors  HOTEL KEREMEOS  Opposite depot. -Extensive alter  ations 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. KIRBY  GRANITE CREEK HOTEL  Granite Creek, B. C. Headquarters for miners; prospectors and  railroad men. Good stabling* in  connection. Tasty meals and  pleasant rooms.  H.,GOODISS0N, Proprietor  WINDSOR HOTEL  The Windsor Hotel is one of the  best furnished hotels in the West.  , '���������  It is located?in the heart of Green- ���������  wood and within easy reach of all   "  the financial and commercial in- "  stitutionsofthe Copper Metropolis.   Heated with steam and lit -"  by electricity. Commodious sam-'  pie rooms.   The bar is replete  '  with all modern beverages and .--  the cafe never closes.    Rooms    '  reserved by telegraph-  The Windsor Hotel Co  E> J. Cartier, Mgr.  "I wonder why they built the  pyramids?"  "To contradict that old proverb:  "There's always plenty of room at  the top.  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 wmes, liquors and cigars.  JAMES HENDERSON   Pro rletoi  Tell a man that there are 270,-  169,325,481 stars and he will be-  lieve you.   But if a sign says Fresh  Paint, he has to make a personal  investigation.���������Cincinnati Enquirer.  There  is   no  Isn't it lucky?  perfect   woman.  "My huaband   doesn't care for  sight-seeing."  "Then   nothing interested him  on your trip?"  "Only the spot where Washington threw a dollar across the Potomac. He spent several hours  looking for the dollar and was  quite happy for awhile, but even  that ended in disappointment at  last.���������Washington Herald.  Sometimes it takes a divorce to  convince the parties that they  really could live together.  THBS  HOME  DYE  that'  * ANYONE,  can use  GRAND CENTRAL   HOTEL   Opposite Postoffice, NELSON, B. C.  American and European Plans.  H. H. PITTS, Prop.  CENTRAL HOTEL-  PHOENIX.  ���������  One of the largest hotels in    :',  the city.   Beautiful location,  fine rooms and tasty meals.  A. O. JOHNSON  PROP.  EHOLT- B. C  WORTH I  DAVID OXLEY  Proprietor.  ^The Guaranteed "ONE DYE for  All Kinds of Cloth.  I ^!������,!*Hjt!'���������'j'e'NoCh.ncoof Ml.t>ke.. TRY  | fbe Jolmson-Rlchaid.on Co. Limited, Montreal  Subscribers are reminded that  The Ledge is $2 a year when  paid in advance; When not so  paid it is $2.50 a year.  I*!*!i:S;������5i<'-fl''*,'Bi.'",;*,A;i*>i'  ...f - .. ... .-������.|[..p.:;...,  ARG������  THWNEL  #/������>  a ia  ':r  but no artificial appendix was sup  plied.   Next an   accidental   shot\moBi sections and the products are  struck him in the left eye and an '" "'"    ^       '    ~      ~  Dishonor waits on perfidy.   A  man should bliiah to think a false-  you miss something, the home is hood; it is a crime of cowards.  artificial eye replaced it. Necrosis  developed in his left arm and several bones weru removed at different times. Maybury had just recovered when his doctor told him  that he must have part of his liver  removed. He will recover from  tho last operation.  in-     growing  Martin.  demand.���������G.     L.  MINERAL ACT  Certificate of Improvements.  NOTICE.  Mineral Claim, situate In the Etkliori* fraction Mlnliiff Division of Greenwood, Yale district, situated In Providence Camp.  TAKK NOTICE tliat I, Robert tl. McKcuzle  free Mlner'fl Certificate No. 758.tS.II, Intend  sixty days from date hereof, to apply to tlie  Mining Recorder for a Certificate of Improve  ments, for tlio purpose of obtaining a Crown  Grant of the above claims.  And further lake notice tliat action under section 88, must bo commenced before tlie Issue of  ancli Certificate of Improvements.  Dated tills Stli day of September, A. D. 191.1.  R.D. Mc'KENy-I13.  "Blue Worsted pre*  ferred". That's the  best buy on the fall  style market.  We have elegant  English Blue  Worsted Suits at  $22.50, $25 and up.  ___ It is necessary to develop  and "* work "the  natural  r"e:  sources that surround-a city  in order to bring prosperity  to the.rcommunity.   The tunnel at the Argo is in a long  distance and a large body of  high grade oremayfbe struck  at any time.    This would  mean a big profit to the  stockholders   and a another  boom for Greenwood.  W. Elson  Greenwood  OI/A. LOFSTAD  President  JAMBS McCREATH  Secretary.  J  quickly atopo coughs, cures colda, and heali  the threat and lunes.      si       !i      30 centi.  When you want a headstone or  monument write to the Kootenay  Monumental Works* Nelson, B.C., MANUFACTURING JEWELER
The Only Up-tb-Date Optical    ftLJ^~
Department in the/Interior.    1* 61SOS1,
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Too much water drinking is just   A
as injurious'as "too much liquor'or
<mythiug else.      ,      j
our pure\wines
and, liquors
��� are medicinal -if not abused.   Every
houseliold should have a moderate
���*��� supply of pure wines of liquors in
the   closet ,for   emergency���either '
"unexpected visitors or sudden illness, .when a ;drop of pure liquor
in time may forestall all necessity
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nix and Grand Forks have, adopted the
following scale for legal advertising:
Application   for' lyiquor  Licence "
(30 days) $5.oo.
Certificate of Improvement Notice       , i
(60 ��� days)...:'. . .*.$7.50
Application to Purchase Land No-
��� tices (60 days) '. $7.56
Delinquent Co-owner Notices (90   * -
days) . i '....... .* $10.00
Water N6tices (small).', r $7.50
'' All'other legal advertising, 12 cents a
line, single column, for the first insertion; and 8 cents a'line'for each subset
quent insertion.  Nonpariel measurement
. Pleasant Evening Reveries, A Column Dedicated to
Tired Mothers as they Join the Home Circle at' Evening
Tide, ' ,
Greenwoofl City'Waterworks Company
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Don't think that because you are-fresh from the; hands
of your tailor and your barber, ��� that- you .will, ,pass for . a'
gentleman, unless you are one. >You>might carry,the perfumed'rose's about you for ages without.-once,.being mistaken for a rose.      - ���'        '      '   ,'       ,  .,,,
Ideal in'Second-hand
- goods and have the
largest sign in B. C.
,1 buy or,sell anything from a needle -
to a carload:
ED.-PECKHAM
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COUNTY COURT OF YALE.
A SITTING of tho County Court of Yalo will
**��� lie holder* nt tlio Court House, G'reonwood,
oil Tuesday tlio 18th day of November 1913, at
cloven o'clock in tho forenoon: . >   -   '
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WALTER DEWDNEY,      ;    _t
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,The Midway Store, for Quality Goods
Westminster Exhibition
September ,30 - to - October 4.
Tickets ,011- sale   September  27II1.. to
October*2iid. inclusive.' *   -"    ' *
-  Final return limit October 7th, 1913.
, FromGreenwood$19.80
From Midway   $20.10 *
Correspondingly low fares from all
points in the Kootenay. -  -
For further particulars apply to any
C. P. R. Agent, or write
J. V. MURPHY,
District Passenger Agent,
Nelson, B.C.
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��� J^et it be Lthe aim of every young man, every -business
man, above all things else, to keep his * purity ��� sustained,
This is the best possession, this* is a ��� capital* whichr*xan
never be taken from him, this is-the richest inheritance
which he can leave to his children.   * '      ''     '*���'- -���'       .,,.
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Sarcasm and nagging are to the' atmosphere" of. love
what sand-flies and fleas are' to summer' weather. Who
would not prefer an occasional brush with a roaring June
bug, to the eternal torment-of a flea you can't'catch.
We think home love is the best.    The love that you are
born to is the sweetest that you will ever, haye on . earth.
You, who are anxious to escape from the home.nest, pause,
a moment and remember that this is'so.    It is right, that
the hour should come when you in your time should become
a wife and mother and give the best love   to   others, , but
that'will be just it.    Nobody, not a lover, not .a husband,
will ,ever be so tender or so true as your father or, mother.
Never again after strangers , have   broken ��� the. beautiful'
bond, will there be anything so sweet as the little, honie
circle of mother, father and   children,   where , you were
cherished, praised, protected and kept from* harm.    , , ��� -
MINERAL ACT-
Certificate' of ImBrovements,
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'District,'near to Myncaster., ..       ,.     .   ,<* '   '.
TAKE NOTICE that I, J. S. Hairiso-i, aper ���;
for Jas. P. Blaine, Free Miners' Certificati-
No.    'G17G3B     intend,,  sixty-    days   .fror.
date herebfj to apply to the Mining* Recordc
for Certifica,tes of Improvements, for the pin
pose of obtaining* a Crown Grant of the aboi i.
claims. ��� '
'And further take notice that action, untie ���
Section 85, must be commenced before thelssiu
of such Certificate of Improvements.    '������������,  ' ���
Dated at Midway this Cth day of Aug*ust,'-A ,
D,"l'*13.        ���,,-','
,      ... J. S, HARRISON
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TENDER FOR MINERAL C**,AIMFORI'*J-;mjI-
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General Merchandise,. Boots, Shoes,
Dry Goods, Hardware, Sleighs,
Wagons, Buggies and all kinds, of
Agricultural and Horticultural Implements and Appliances.
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Finest flour
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ANALYSIS OF WATER
Chlorine   8.14
Sulphuric Acid X****> 363.43
Silica   74.29
Lime  84.57
Alkalies as Soda   5.91
Magnesia  232.00
Lithia  .86
Sulphuretted Hydrogen 32.00
Has recently been thoroughly
renovated and re-furnished, and
is now the greatest health resort upon the continent. Natural hot water in 1 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. Postoflice, express aud telegraph offices in connection.
L- William Boyd, Proprietor,
Ijalcyoit, B. 0.
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Return Rates from Kootenay
Points to
.WINNIPEG $   G0.00
ST, PAUL  ' 60.00
CHICAGO      72.50
TORONTO _ '   92.00
MONTREAL _    105.00
HALIFAX _    129.35
NEW YORK _   108.50
BOSTON _    110.00
Correapondingly low fares to
other Eastern points.
On sale daily May 28 to Sept. 30,
1913. Final return limit Oct. 31.
1913.
Liberal stop-over privileges.
Tickets and all information may
be obtained from any C.P.R. agent
or write
J. V. MURPHY, ,
District Passenger Agent,
Nelson, B.C.
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Don't Be HOODWINKED
WE NEVER CHANGE BRANDS
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Greenwood & Midway
AUTO STAGE
Leaves Greenwood for Spokane
at 8:20 a.m., & for Oroville at 3:10
p. m. Leave ordero at Terhune's
Cigar Store.       Charles Russell.
The BMLLIANTES
Are the Best Clear Havanas In Canada
Made by Union Labor in the best Hygienic *Factory in the country.   Call for
tliem and get value for your money instead of rope
WILBERG & WOLZ. Prop. B.C. Clear
Factory, New >Vestmlnster. B. C.
Now we want to say something, to husbands. -These
dear aggravating, indispensable creatures, that ..there is
hardly any living with 'or without. If your wife or daughter has been bending over the hot stove and a sewing ma/
chine all day, -she needs to ride out in a vehicle or . horseback. Dont think we are a fit subject for a" lunatic asylum if we tell you to stop a horse out of "the crap"-, and
take her or let her go by herself if she is not afraid.
There is no more sense in intemperate work than intemperate rest. You may have to, stop longer to pay the bill.
You will be sorry some day when those tired hands hold
white flowers under a pall that you did not look more after
her health and comfort.    .
Give us a woman who is willing to adapt herself to circumstances, and who, after exertion of efforts has .such an
undying faith, her motto is "Though he may- slay me yet
will I trust Him.'; The woman who will nof be .iniserab'le'
over the past, but will cling to the future with 'hope, for
hope is the blossom of happiness; the woman not afraid to
superintend her domestic affairs and then grace her parlor
with as much dignity and confidence as if she we're the
wife of the president of the United States; the" woman
who would cling to her husband through thick and thin,
remembering she took him for better or worse.
, Sealed tenders will be received by the
undersigned up to'12 o'clock uoou on
Thursday, 2nd day of October, fi9i3, for
the purchase of the undermentioned Mineral Claim forfeited to the Crown.
All tenders must be at least eqtfal thr**
upset'price as given below, which repre .
sents the taxes,^costs,, interest etc. Crowi*,
Grant fees, and cost of advertising.
The name of the Mineral Claim is the,
"Dont Know" M.C.   Lot 2374 Osoyoo*.
Division of. Yale District, Green wood Mining Division. ' Upset price $110.65.
* -Each tender must be accompanied bv '���
a certified cheque payable at par at Penticton."   The cheque of any unsuccessful
tenderer will be returned at once.
JAMES R. BROWN,
.*;      \     Government Agent,   -
Fairview, B.C..
Dated at Fairview,  B.C.  19th August,
1913.
Synopsis .of Coal Mining JRegnlations.
��^OAL. mining rights of the Dominion.
^* in Manitoba, Saskatchewan and Al
berta, the Yukon Territory,,the Northwest Territories and in a portion of British
Columbia,, may be leased for 'a term or
twenty-one years at an annual rental of
$1 an acre. Not more than 2,560 acres
will be leased to one applicant.
''Application' for a lease must be made
by the applicant in person to the Agent
or Sub-Agent'of the district in which the
rights applied for are situated.
In surveyed territory the land must be
described by sections, or legal sub-divisions of sections, and in unsurveyed
territory the tract applied for shall.bt
staked out by the applicant himself.
Each application must be accompanied
by. a fee of $5 which will be refunded il
the rights applied for are not available
but not .otherwise. A royalty shall bt-
paid on the merchantable output of the
mine at the rate of five cents per ton.
The person operating the "mine shall
furnish the -Agent with sworn  return;
accounting for the full quantity .of |mer-_
chantable coal mined and pay the royalty
Do we not all remember with pleasure the." days when
'the others" were out, or we, perhaps, not perfectly well;
and mother had us in her drawing room, or took us out
for a little walk alone? Not that we did not love' to romp
and play. Not that we did not appreciate to the. full the
picnics and other family expeditions which took place from
time to time; but there was enjoyment of a very'different,
deeper sort in those quiet times with mother," the remembrance of which lasted half a life-time
thereon: v If the coal mining rights arc
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 Jjio.oo an acre.
For full information application should
be made to'the Secretary of the Depart
nient of the Interior, Ottawa, or to any1
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.
About Float.
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And Connecting Lines
THROUCH     SPOKANE,    PORTLAND,   SEATTLE,
VANCOUVER, VICTORIA AND RETURN
TO GREENWOOD, OR VICE VERSA
J. E. CAMERON,
Loading Tailor of the Kootenays.
KASLO      B.C.
Plumber
land Tinner
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$40,50
LIBERAL STOP OVERS
OTHER ROUTES
$36,00
FINAL RETURN LIMIT OCTOBER 31st, 1913
Ask any C.P.R. Agent for further particulars
E. R. REDPATH, J. V. MURPHY,
Agent, District Passenger Apcnt
Greenwood, B. C.   .. :. -    . Nelson, B. C,
SHOES SHINED
| At the Windsor Hotel by
" ZACK WATSON
| MESSENGER SERVICE
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over tho world. It was tho most
unique, independent and fearless jour-
nal ever produced in Canada. Political
and theological enemies pursued it with
tho venom of a rattlesnake until tho
government shut.it out of the malls,
ana its editor ceasad to publish it,
na/tly- on account of a lazy liver and
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to run a paper thai la outlawed, there
aro still 20 difforent editions of this condemned journal in print. Sorid lOconto
ami got ono or $2 and got the bunch,
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Float is not a periodical.
It is a book containing 86
illustrations all told, and
is filled with sketches and
stories of western life.   It
tells how a gambler cashed
in after, the flush 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 the
women in Kalamazoo, and
graphically " depicts   tho
roamings   of   a   western
editor among the tender-
feet in the cent belt.    It
contains the early history
of Nelson and a romance
of the Silver King mine.
In   it are  printed three
western poems, and dozens of articles too numerous to mention.    Send for
one before it is too late.
The  price   is  25   cents,
postpaid to any part of the
world.   Address  all  letters to
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Imperator and Kootenay Standard
..Cigars.   Mado by
,;   J. C. THELIN & CO., NELSON.
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E. W.' WIDDOWSON, Assayer and
Chemist, Box niio8,i Nelson, B. C.
Charges:���Gold, Silver, Lead or Copper,
$i;.'each.'; Gold-Silver, *;or Sf!.;��r.J.,cad,
$1.56. ��� Prices for other lnctiils: Coa',
Cement'* Fireclay analyses ,on ' applies-
tion. The largest custom assay office in
British Columbia. ���������A.njtii^***-���������xitiJ-.-------��������� nri  I  THE   LEPGE,   GREENWOOD,   BRITISH   COLUMBIA.  .0<KK>00<K>00<>00<><>0<>00<>60<>0<>0  ������    BOUNDARY MINES.   |  <*HXK>OoaO<*H>000000<>000000000  A. E. Watts, president of the  Boundary Mining & Exploration  Company, Limited, and A. Carney  of Kaslo, vice-president of the  same company, passed through  Nelson recently on their way to  Midway, where they went to examine the property of the company.  Mr; Watts informed a representative ofjthe News that it was the  in ten tion of the company to at once  install more powerful machinery  and get everything in shape for the  mining of coal.  "We aro confident of soon being  and 100 feet.  H. C. Kerman, F. M.' Kerby and  Donald McCallum returned Saturday after spending some days in  the North ; Fork camps.    Each is  very enthusiastic over the prospects  for   big   mining   camps. at both  Glouster and Franklin,"'and themselves staked some lively-looking  fractions.   The apparent ledge of  the Union group can be traced for  several miles, and connect up the  leads of several other well-known  properties in   the   district,   from  which excellent assays have been  secured in the past but were not  regarded as sufficiently developed  to make shipments.    The resump-  Shipments from'.the Standard  mine near Silverton, during August were eleven hundred tons, of  this between four and five hundred tons were mill product, and  the rest clean ore shipped direct  from the mine.  in a position to give the people of J tion of work on a number of the  Nelson and the Boundary cheaper more important properties in the  coal and coke. Our mine is only district at an early date is* looked  teu miles from tho Greenwood for, and with a little more general  smelter,   thirty   miles   from   the development work done the show-  Grand Forks smelter, some seventy  miles to  the Trail smelter,   and  ���������   only  a little  over   one   hundred  miles from  Nelson.   Thus it will  be seen the oxtensivo territory we  can serve, where  tho freight rate  will  be very low.     We estimate  when we get running wo can save  tho   smelters $2 a ton  on  coke.  With this saving to the smelters it  will be possible for them to 'reduce  their charges for the treatment of  low  grade ores,  and  in this way  much    ore  .that  cannot now   be  treated  could   be mado   to give  handsome returns.  Mr. Watts said that No. 1 tunnel demonstrated two veins of coal,  each from Jive to six feet in thickness.    This is    first-class   coking  coal.    The tunnel is in  400 feet.  The No.  2 tunnel is in 580 feet  and follows the coal seam.    This  seam  averages   from   two to nine  feet in thickness.    This is valuable  coal for steam and household purposes.    In round figures  the company holds   4,000   acres   of  coal  land.    The workings   are   within  300 feet of the line of the Kettle  Valley railway.    At ��������� present several men are doing outside work  making preparations for installing  the  machinery.    There are some  GOO shareholders in  the company,  and of the board of directors two  reside at Grand Forks.   They are  Dr.  Kingston and S.   J.   Miller,  proprietor of the Winnipeg hotel.  ing should be sufficient to warrant  the Kettle Valley railway in commencing construction of a line to  tho camp.    The company now has  their railway operating as far as  Lynch Creek,   IS   miles   up   the  North Fork  from   Grand   Forks,  and  by extending   the   line   2Gi  miles further it would not only tap  both camps but would only serve  several other properties en route  which ceased operations   through  lack of   transportation   facilities.  Franklin and Glouster camps are  about three miles apart.   A large  number of Grand Forks and Phoenix    citizens    are   interested   in  claims, and the British Columbia  Copper company recently renewed  their forking bond on a Franklin  camp group of properties.���������Grand  Forks Gazette.  00<XK>00<>00<*K>00<X><X>00<>00<K>0  |   B, C. MINING NEWS   f  **k*-h-h>0<-"*-k:k**<--<><*^^  Following   the    report    which  reached the city this week that the  ledge had been struck in  the tunnel on the Union mine in Glouster  camp, a small "stampede" started  for Glouster and Franklin camps  on the North Fork, with a view to  locating any likely looking. property not located, as well as "analyzing"  prospects of claims now  recorded.   One   well-known mining prospector claims the Union  has   81,000,000 worth   of ore   in  sight.  The new strike reported is in a  75-foot tunnel at a depth of a 100  feet from  the "glory hole"  from  which  the  shipment of ore   was  made, and is said to be more promising in  appearance than the ore  shipped.    What is regarded as a  fairly authentic statement of the  returns obtained from the recent  shipment from  the Union is that  about $80 a ton gross was realized  from the 23 tons smelted, so that  not withstanding the heavy transportation   charges of 816.50 and  smelting charges of 86 about 858  per ton would be netted outside of  the mining costs.    It may be safely  considered that tho owners realized  well over 850 a ton after deducting  the cost of mining.  These figures represent the average, of course, of the 23 tons shipped and the shipment consisted of  tho entire "diggings" of the "glory  hole"-no selection of ore having  been made.   It is stated that much  of the ore ran over 8150 to the ton.  While it can only be regarded as  an estimate, the Union is reported  to contain 100,000 tons of pay ore.  This is based on proving the ledge  by tunnelb at a depth of both 50  A   special from Telkwa to the  Victoria Colonist says that confirmation is at hand of the news of a  placer ^ discovery   made  ten days  ago   by Kid Price,' Ed.  Pearson  and George Ecksley.   Their statements are substantiated by Colin  Munroe.   Ira  McLean,   B. N. M.  Hoops and George Axley, who arrived yesterday.  The find is located at Sibolia  Creek, a tributary of the Tahtsa  River. Bed-rock had not been  reached before the above party left.  Panning done by Hoops showed  coarse gold in every instance, one  nugget being nearly an inch across.  Not a shovelful waa barren.  The creek was staked completely.  Men are working on the tributaries,  Bill George, of Aidermere, getting  good value at No Name Creek.  The extent of the field is unknown  but it is very large. The Sibolia  empties into the Tahtso Eiver, and  the valley is wider than the Bulk-  ley.  About 100 men are now on the  ground, all the pack horses being  requisitioned. Aidermere and Tel-  ka are denuded of men.  The field is about 100 miles  south east, and there is a good trail  through the Francois Lake country  to the scene of the find.  A small amount of gold has been  brought in by Kid Price and Andy  Goodwill.  Lack of provisions and necessity  of recording claims is keeping the  trail open. Better weather has  set in.  Writing of the platinum deposits  in the the Lardo, The Kootenaian  has an interesting article from  which we quote the following extracts:���������  "That platinum as well as gold  exists in the bottom of the Lardo  River Valley, is the belief of C. H.  Buschner, of Philadelphia, Pa.,  owner of the gold dredge which  has been, working successfully all  summer at Goldhill, a point on  the Lardo River, a few miles this  side of Poplar.  "In proof of his  assertion,  Mr.  Buschner, who was in Kaslo a few  days ago, en route east to purchase  more machinery, was exhibiting a  small   glass   phial   containing    a  brown colored   dust,   with bright  specks liberally sprinkled through  it, said dust said to  contain plati  num by   some who had  previous  knowledge   of   the   appearance of  that metal.    Mr. Buschner has had  no assays mado yctlmt claims that  ho has satisfied himself by a chemical test that the strange looking  material in the little bottle carriesJ \\  platinum values.  "Mr. Buschner holds a dredging  lease of three and ono half miles  along tho Lardo River,  and this  section carries gold wherever tests  havo been made.     Most of it is  very fine, too much so for handling  by ordinary placer mining methods.  That there are thousands of acres  of such ground that can be profitably worked there can be no doubt,  and if   existence   of   platinum in  commercial quantities   is   demonstrated,   the   whole   river   valley  should see the commencement of  an era of tremendous activity within a very short time that will probably   eclipse the famous Poplar  rush of several years ago.".  g SMITH'S       SMITHS  SMITH'S        SMITH'S |  g Ego Baking Powder, 35c. size for 25c,   A   good   buy |������  %ZZ "~" '> " ���������-���������- ���������. , ���������*���������*������  g Watch our grocery window. Something new every day jf  ������������; ���������     ��������� ��������� -��������� ' ***������  g FALL BUTTER, 141b. box for $5 this week, I  g Chilly last night? All kinds of heating stoves atrnoder- =������  5~ ate prices, H2  g BIG HARDWARE ORDER GIVEN H  5= Goods will arrive soon. In the meantime it will be worth while =f  8= to meet our hardware man, Mr. J. W. McCulloch, late of Mc- 3  gr Lennan, McFeely & Co., Vancouver. =  ^     Do not overlook our meat shop.   The same butcher, the same ~1  ST quality, and the same desire to please you. -=3  ������ GROCERIES, HARDWARE.  DRY GOODS,   BOOTS.   FRESH   MEATS 3  g    GREENWOOD    X    B. C.    X    ANACONDA    1  1 SMITH'S       SMITH'S        SMITH'S        SMITH'S 1  A   MESSAGE PROM  BIRKS  TO THE OUT OF TOWN BUYER  Centre your interest . on our. mail service  during the fall and winter seasons, We have  much to offer you in JEWELLERY that is new  and distinctive, We can , give you alluring  values in appropriate wedding gifts, and births  day gifts as well as a liberal choice, in other  presentation lines, ,   .'.-'  IN   OUR    STERLING    SILVERPLATED  HOLLOW WARE AND FLAT WARE  we guarantee you perfection in finish, weight  quality of material and design -,  Our ILLUSTRATED CATALOGUE will  be. sent to your address upon request, From  it you may choose any article desired. Write  for this catalogue today, its pages are full of  interesting information.  HENRY BIRKS & SONS, LIMITED  JEWELERS AND SILVERSMITHS  Geo, R Trorey, Man, Dir, VANCOUVER, B, G   Z������G&������GSG������G������G������GeG������G������G������GSSG������G������GSGHe&&&e&f&&  =SEE-  pmmmmimmmffflmmmnmmmmmimmmmwH&s  MacDonald 1  ACCIDENT  <& SICKNESS   INSURANCE  a l s n  FIRE AND LIFE INSURANCE  OPPOSITE WINDSOR HOTEL, GREENWOOD  Stanfield's Underwear.  Bell's Shoes  Mallory Hats  Semi-Ready Clothing  | P. W. GEORGE & CO. 1  H   COPPER STREET       ,       GREENWOOD, B. C   |f  ^iiiiiiiiuiaiiiiiiiiiiiiiiuiiiuiiiiiiiuiiiiiauiiiiiiiaiiaiiiiiii^  Sale of Lands for Delinquent Taxes, in the Rossland Assessment District, Province of British Columbia.  B. C.  MINING EXCHANGE,  AGENCIES  NELSON, B. C.  IsJ,,1^ in the forenoon, at the Court House ,��������� tue,ityoi koss1(  the 3* day of Decker, ,9���������, and for the necessary cosLl^^^ unpaid by the s/id persons  in the City of Rossland  ou  L.IST   ABOVE   MENTIONED  Name ofrPerson Assessed  Short Description of Property. Acreage  Delinquent'  Taxes  School  Taxes'  Total  Taxes *  Interest  Costs      Total  Commission Agents, Mining Contractors, Purchasing Agents, Metal Brokers,  Mining and Constructional Engineers,  Mining Machinery, Electrical Equipments, Etc.  Write for further information'  STARKEY & CO  NELSON, B. C.  MINING  BROKERS  PROSPECTS   BOUGHT   AND    SOLD  SEALED TENDERS addressed to tlic undersigned, and endorsed "Tender .for Wharf  at Sunimcrlniid, IJ.C. will bo received at this  office until 4 p.m. on Tuesday, October 21, 1913,  for tlie construction of a Wharf at Sumnier-  laml, Il.C.  Plans, specification and form of contract can  be seen and forms of tender obtained at this  Department, and at the offices of F. W. Ayl-  mer, Esq., District Euifincer, Chase, IJ.C. and  on application to thu postmaster at Summer-  land, B.C.  Persons tendering are tiolificd that tenders  will not be considered unless made on the  printed forms supplied, ami signed with their  itctttiil signatures, stating their occupations,  and places of residence. In tlie case of firms,  the aetiial slgniiture, the nature of the occupation, and place of residence of each member  of tlie lirm must be given,  Each tender must be accompanied by an  accepted cheque on a chartered bank, payable  to the order of the Mnnoniblo tlie Minister of  Public Works, equal to ten por cent. (10 p. c.) of  the amount of the tender, which will be forfeited  If the person'tcndering decline to enter Into a  contract when called upon to do so, or fail to  complete the work contracted for. If the ten-  ilcr be not accepted tho cheque will be returned.  Tlie Department does not bind Itself to accept  the lowest or any tender.  ' Uy- order,  R. C. DESROCHERS,  Secretary.  Department of Public Works,  Ottawa, July 8,1M3.  Newspapers will not bo paid  for this adver-  I tisoment If they Insert It  without  authority  from tlie Department.���������44661  Similkameen Division of Yale District.   Crown Granted Properties.  Montgomery, \vi J. & J. D. and  Hayes Mra RL Part of Lot 152  Hansen Bros Lot 2g4       3  HansenBros :. .hot 265  Hansen Bros Part of Lot 330  Hansen Bros  Part of Lot ijr  |SSr--:::;;,:-.;-.-; -������a  |Sr4������-:::::::::.::::::::::::::J5SaM  BeasleyAF      Part of Lot 534  Stuart Edward   Part of Tnt s���������  McAdamL (estate)    ^^"'"SSSlSJSt  The London & Canada Synd Part of Lot 638  The London & Canada Synd Part of Lot 639  The London & Canada Synd part of Lot 640  SwW H������M ? H   Part of Lot 653  Rhodes Mrs Marion Part of ^ 6g  Shernnghaui Geo (estate)  Part of Lot 756  HaSnTR6 Part of Lot &  Hansen TR    Part of Lot 862  ������ES"ifc:::::::::: SsfiSffl  XS-c0!?  :.:::::::::::::ffi|Sa  Thf5I!F-ham G*eor (est?le) Part of !������<* 200?  Ihe Robinson & Lequime Lumber Co... .Lot 2022  Midway Coal & Coke Co   ............    Lot 2337  McDonald Donald J.. "Lot 2946  MSuganThomas..................,;^Xt273S  Hansen Bros ............... Lot 3395  ?������rrK!r^  Sanders James  Moore Al A ...  Ness E & Beamish E R  (100x120)  77 Oo  36o Oo  600 00  280 00  330 00  loo 00  50  121 00  10 00  42 00  167 00  5 00  10 00  275 00  320 00  152 00  78 00  1 00  12 00  215 00  80 00  126 S  ...Lot 1149 S  ��������� Lot 1178 S  ^^A^������������������v"^^'^:::������;:::^2lffl31!  Whiteside David  ��������� Lot 1313 S  Colnmbia and Western Railway Lands  Steeves E L  .Sub-Lot 3 of Lot 2737  ���������ilver Springs Brewery  N������1bT ������pen for business  Cosgrove T B & McAstocker C.'.'.'.'/.'.'.'. Part of Lot 2698  Sa^rf.?.:::-::-."- isKsV/1^36?  DempierBert....::::....::::;;:;;;;-^^^  Subdivision of Lot 535, (Map 110)  Van Oosleu John  Blort R  Van Oosten John !!..!!!!."!!!.Block 9  Subdivision Lot 700 G. I. (O) Map 38  ������S#A ������������������������������������-��������� .......I,ot2Blockl  R<ipT v         ���������"��������� Lot 3 Block 9  RaeLV '" "������������������ ...I,otsl&2BlockIO  RaeLV  ' Lot 1 Clock IS  Rae L V " Lots 3 & 4 Block IS  '00  i 62  1 00  32 20  67 34  12 30  .   10 00  130 00  240 00  320 00  80 00  4 18  148 00  320 00  320 00  164 00  180 00  74 78  81 72  299 30  160 00  160 00  40 00  160 00  43 00  ISO 50  160 45  320 00  9 72  9 67  25 00  70 00  . 2 00  3 00  9 00  2i 00  2 50  3 75  137 00  32 00  8 00  a 00  50  ���������3 ������o  10 00  50  50  3 50  6 00  15 00  5 00  7 SO  10 00  5 00  3 50  16 00  7 50  4 00  4 00  6 00  19 20  ���������5 00  16 00  20 00  19 00  50 00  9 00  15 00  3i 25  80 00  3 36  28 75  1I3 50  1 25  8 25  2 24  75  10 00  8 lo  325  1 04  1 50  1 95  5 00  S 40  .75 00  9 00  15 00  31 25  80 00  70 00  2 00  636  9 00  21 00  28 75  2 5o  25I 00  32 00  8 00  8 00  V5  825  3 00  2 24  lo 00  50  .    !25  lo 00  8 lo  3 25  1 o4  3 So  6 bo  1.5 00  5 00  150  9 45  lo 00  5 00  5 4o  5 00  3.50  16 00  7 So  4 00  4 00  6 00  I9 2o  HargreavesJM  .Lots3&4Blockl6  PniX r^tT-** r  ...Lot 1 Block 21  Palek Gabriel ..Block35  Subdivision of Lot 1475  BroadHF ......  ��������� Block 8  13 30  6 00  S 00  38  50  1 14  75  1 00  75  75  4 25  5 00  4 25  37  38  1 14  75  75  1 50  7S  75  1 SO  30  3 00  Ask tot Silver Spring Beer when you are dry, then you  WILL SMILE  Henderson's Addition to Grand Forks, (Map 156) being.- a snbdivision of part of Lot 382 G. I. (O)  Wvesleyjames Lot 14 Block 9 ��������� s m 2 ^  f.0?6'8^^1*101110 Grand Forks' (MaP 128) being a subdivision of.part of Lot 382 G. I. (O)  Everybody wants it because its good  Rashleigh Walter ............Lots 14 & IS Block 3  Ruckle's Addition to Grand Forks, (Map 63) being a sabdivisfon of Lot 534 G. I. (O)  Baker Wilfred   ... ���������   - .      \   /  Fitzniaurice William  37  ...������Lots2&3Block21  ..Lots 2, 3&4Block22  McDougan A���������guS E. I::::::::'i:::;:;^ a \0 incl Block 2G  Dated at Rossland, B.C. this 6th day of September, A. D, 1913.   gr.  ssoi  3 25  11 13  2 65  200  6 00  IS 24  5 00  16 00  2o 00  I9 2o  11 00  ,9 25  75  88  2 28  175  1 5o  1 5o  150  1 5o  30  7 25  6 So  3 02  .313  4i  68  1 41  3 60  3 15  09  1 29  41  95  1.07  12  18  II 25  1 44  36  36  15  37  14  lo  45  o3  lo  40  37  15  05  16  27  68  23  12  43  45  23  . 25  23  16  72  34  18  18  27  86  23  72  90  86  2 00  2 00  2 00  2 00  2 00  2 00  1 00  2 00  2 00  2 00  2 00  2 00  2 00  2 00  2 00  2 00  2 00  1 00  2 00  2 00  2 00  1 00  1 00  ' 1 00  2 00  2 00  2 00  2 00  2 00  2 00  2 00  2 00  2 00  2 00  2 00  2 00  200  200  2 00  2 00  2 00  2 00  2 00  2 00  80 13  11 41  17 68  34 66  8560  75 15  3 09  865  11 41  23 95  31 82  . 4 62  5 93  264 25  35 44  I0.36  I036  2 90  lo 62  5 14  4 34  1145  1 53  2 35  12 40  10 47  5 40  3 09  566  , 8 27  17.68  7 23  3 62  11 88  12 45  7 23  7 65  7.23  5 66  18 72  9 84  6 18  6 18  8 27  SO  42  04  04  14  07  08  12  07  07  12  33  7 So  9 25  2637  20  41  25-  SI  98  2 00  2 00  200  2 00  2 00  2 00  2 00  1 00  1 00  1 00  1 00  1 00  1 00  1 00  1 00  1 00  100  2 00  1 00  1 00  22 06  723  18 72  22 90  22 06  13 50  11 67  1 79  1 92  3 42  2 57'  2 83  2 62  2 57  2 57  2 62  1 30  958  1 00  1 00  1 00  6 70  4 43  8 75  10 76  28 35  f  li  I  I  H. R. TOWNSEND, Collector Rowland Assessment District.  is-^f^s^^^.^.9^

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