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THE- OLDEST  MINIHG  CAMP  NEWSPAPER   IN  BRITISH  COLUMBIA
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GREENWOOD, B. C., THURSDAY   DECEMBER 23, 1915
Greenwood's  Big  Furniture  Store
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Mattresses. Bedsteads and General
^ House Furnishings
Goods Shipped in Any Direction
T.M: 0TJLLBY & Co.
topper Strtet" GREENWOOD, B. C. Phone 27
i[ JI merry Christmas Co Ull 3
ChoiW.Colrifectionery; Moir's and Lowney's Chocolates in dainty boxes; Table Raisins, Nuts &c.
Pipes,'Cigars and   Smoker's  Sundries,   Fountain
Pens, Pocket Knives &c
WALTER G. KENNEDY
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The Midway Store for Quality Goods
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"' Get the materials-.of your plum puddings at
this store.    Buy\your nuts, fruits, and sweetmeats
for 'Christmas at" this '< store,   BringT Santa   Glaus"
along   and   fill his' pockets with joy makers for
children. _
JAS. G. McMYNN, MIDWAY, B. C
P. BtfRNS & CO.
Dealers i-p. Eresh and Salt Meats, Pish
!,.,.-,. jr.ra;atid. Poultry.    Shops in nearly,all the
towns of the Boundary and Kootenay. y
COPPER STREET, GREENWOOD, B. C.
ESTABLISHED 18X7
BOARb OF  DIRECTORS:
H,K.J^fttDITH.E��l,.,Pr��M_it
R. B. A__i__i��,'E>4."" & fc. CmailueU-,Eft.
Str-W-luaMicdauld. fl*. KAt Mid-r.
SirT&Di.S_-i(bi����r,K.&V.O. C R. Hmsh, Ek.
A. BaB-ofUtM, Eif. C. B. GtrJoi.En.
H. R. Drn____o��<_, Em. D. Faitn Amu, E14.
Wo. McMwter, EUsj.
Sir Fred-rick Wil_--B.-Te.i-.. U_.P.,(_tBtw_.~--t4_tr.
Capital Paid up - $16,000,000.
Rett . - ��� - 16,000,000.
Undivided ProfiU    - 1,293,952.
Total A��ieU (Oct. 1915)302,980,554.
��� <n~^- SAV,NGS       >���
_)eposits~_wx_lved from $1.00 up, on which
interest is allowed.
HEAD CFFICC.MONTREAL.
E. ��. L. Dewdney, Manager, Greenwood Branch.
TOE CANADIAN BANK
'QF COMMERCE
SIR 1_DMTO^ WALKER, C.V.O;. U_J_>. D.C.L- President
JOHN AIRD, General M__aaeer. H. V. F. JONES. A����'t General Manaeer
CAPITAL, $15,000,000    RESERVE FUHD, $13,500,000
:''rmvmGS BANK ACCOUNTS
Interest at the current rate is allowed on all deposits of $1 and
upwards. Careful attention is given to every account Small accounts
are welcomed.    Accoonts may be opened and operated by maiL
Accounts may be opened in the names of two or more persons, withdrawals to be made by any one of them or by tbe survivor. S50
SAVINGS BANK DEPARTMENT
J. G. MULLEN Manager,
Guns
and Ammunition
 FULL LINE OF	
Cooking and Heating
Stoves
A. L WHITE
[New and Second hand Store
Fruit Cake
Iced  and  Decorated   to
Order
Mince Meat
Puff Pastry
WilliamlC. Arthurs
THE BREAD AUD CAKE BAKER
Greenwood City Bakery
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Highest Type of
Women's  Fashions
IDEAL   GARMENTS
Cut to your own measure
Nothing to Equal Them For
Smartness.   Service,  Long
Wear and General Satisfaction
W.Elson&Co
Copper St.
First Class Work and
Prompt Attention
Prices Reasonable
E. A. Black, Phoenix
W. G. Kennedy, Agent ?
Greenwood |
NOTICE
STAR THEATRE
The Moving Picture performances will be given on but
one night a week hereafter on
WEDNESDAYS untit further
notice.
insurance:
H. Whiting, Kettle Valley, Agent for
Fire, Life and Accident Insurance Companies.   Write for information.
CHURCH OF ENGLAND.   ST. Jude's
Greenwood, B. C.   List of services:
Holy Communion, 8 a. in , ist Sunday of
month; 12 noon, 3rd Sunday of month.
Matins, 11 am., ist, 3rd and 5th Sundays.
Sunday School, 2 3o p.m. every Sunday.
Evensong, 7:30 p. m. every Sunday.
Special services as announced. R. D.
PORTER, Vicar.
Christian Science service will be held
in the MELLOR BLOCK on Sunday at 11
a. m. All welcome. Every Wednesday
at 8 p. in., testimonial meetings will be
held in the same block. Sunday School
every Sunday morning.
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Around Home
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So far this is a very mild
Dece tuber,'
Sweet potatoes 6 cts lb" Boundary Palls Grocery.
Mr. Gardom of Vancouver, was
in town on Sunday.
Almond paste 60 cents a pound
at Win. C. Arthurs.
Mrs. James McCreath is  visiting friends in Calgary.,
- Charley   Russell   and   family
have moved to Edmonton.
A large shipment of Gut Glass
just, received at John L. Coles.'
W. H. Rambo of Beaverdell is
spending a few days in the city.
Lieut. Stenstrom has returned
to Grand Forks from Vancouver.
Last week H. Clever shipped
$7,000 worth of hides irom New
Denyer. b
Nick Palorica is spending the
holidays with relatives iu Hazelton, Pa. ���
Just to hand. The latest of
the most popular books. John
L. Coles.
The. rink opened last week
under the management: of L. L.
Matthews.
Buttermilk is a prominent
drink with the patrons of the
Windsor bar.
English, Swiss and American watch
and clock repairing. All work guaranteed.
C. A. Adeneur, opposite Windsor Hotel,
Greenwood.
WANTS. Etc
Light and heavy sleighs for
sale at Kinneys. .
Get your skates ground by
Kinney.   He has a machine.
For Rent.���The Little Diner
in Grand Forks.��� M. P. Weth-
erell.
Fok Sale.���Barber shop fixtures and business. Apply to
Miss Frawley, Greenwood.
Fok Sale.���About 40 cords ot
dry furnace wood, four feet long,
Id ten cord lots delivered, $3 a
cord cash. Fritz Haussener,
Greenwood.
Send a copy of Float to your
friends. You can have it mailed
direct by sending 25 cents to The
Ledge office.
M. M. Stephens twjfs retired
from the real estate business in
Prince Rupert.; ;;���
Born,���In Princeton, on De-
cember 4, to Mr. and Mrs. Alex
Brdomfield, a son.
Born.���In Phoenix, on December 11, to Mr, and Mrs. O. D.
Bush, a daughter.
George Heatherton has returned to Greenwood, after some
years at the coast.        ;
Born.���In Midway on December 17, to Mr. and Mrs. Robert
Evans, a daughter.
For the right Present for the
right Person a|t the right price,
come right to us. -John ..j_J. Coles.
A meat firm in ReJ-ublic re-
eeutly bbt-ghtr^OpO" heg_; and is
making hams and bacon.
Twenty cakes Sunlight or
- WW** K��igh fc��I>au_'dr.y>soap'^of
$100. V Boundary Falls Grocery.
Mrs. I. A. Dinsmore, formerly
of Greenwood was married in
Toronto this month, to James
Bovd.
St. Jude's Christmas Day services: Holy Communion 8 a. m.,
Matins and Holy Communion
10:30 a.m.
J. H. Dimmick of Sandon, was
in town last week on his way to
spend a month witht his parents
at Hood River.
C. A. Banks has enlisted in
England, and Mrs, Banks has
joined the army nursing staff of
an army hospital.
Ebony Toilet sets with Sterling
Silver Mounts from $5.00 to
$30.00.   John L. Coles. .
L. A. Smith left for Spokane
last Friday, but will return early
next month.   He   may go   into
business in Wallace, Idaho.
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Wm. McNeill, of Merritt, was
conferring with the smelter officials this week. He is shipping
ore to Greenwood from the Copper Star.
There are now three barber
shops in Silverton. Frank Loc-
asto owns one of them. Frank
ran a shop in New Denver 20
years ago, aud is well-known in
Greenwood.
Useful Presents, Beautiful
Presents, Appropriate Presents,
at John L. Coles.
Mr Nye came from Mexico the
other day to enlist with the
soldiers in Grand Forks. He
left Mexico with $250 Mexican
paper money, for which he received $3.50 iu Texas.
Clifford Scbenck while fighting
in France, was buried id the
ground by the explosion of a big
shell. After being dug out hei
was unconscious for some time,
and is now in England,
Apples by the sack. Wealthy,
Mcintosh Red and other varieties
3% cts lb. Spitzenburg, Ben-
Hur, Jonathan and Delicious, apples, wrapped, No. 1 grade, $1.85
box.   Boundary Falls Grocery.
While fighting with the French
army, Louis Rolland was killed
instantly, in a bayonet charge at
Champagne, on the 25th of September. He was one of the f rst
to leave Greenwood for the front,
and his many friends will regret
to hear of his death. ,
While switching at the smelter
last Friday, Dick Pasco tell in
front of the slag motor, receiving
f-evere injuries. Two bones in
his left leg were broken, and his
left arm had to be amputated below the elbow. He is progrees-
iag favorably in the hospital.
The Trail smelter is owned by
the Canadian Pacific Railway
people. We would like to see
them get real interested here as
their movements would have a
quickening effect upon the two
other big Boundary smelter concerns���Granby and B. C. Copper
���both of which have been, and
still are, jockeying for properties
here on their own terms. The
C. P. R]s, Kettle Valley line runs
through' Rock Creek, seven miles
lrom Chesaw. The British government has contracted for all of
Trail smelter's output for several
years to come.���Chesaw News.
Navel oranges 40 cts and 60 cts
doz.   Boundary Falls Grocery.
Community Silver. Knives,
Forks, Spoons, etc., at John L.
Coles. -
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Many Heads Have Fallen
The great men of the opening of
the war are slipping away into retirement. Von Moltke was the
first. He disappeared after the
Marne. Von Berchtold was next;
Hungary'., desperate fear of what
Russia might do resulted in sub-
Btitiou of a hard Hungarian for a
handsome Austrian. In France
Delcasse, founder of the Entente,
ib the one to go; whether it was hie
fault or his misfortune he lost the
game in the Balkans. In England
the two big figures that have gone
back into the shadow are Winston
Churchill and Lord Fisher.
Both in France and in England
there has been cabinet crisis, but
the crisis have produced nothing
more tragic than readjustment.
In Russia the list of shattered reputations is longer. It includes
Grand Duke Nicholas, War Minister Bukhomlinoff j and Foreign
Minister SasonotV It takes good
stuff to stend ihe<acid-test of ;jwairQ
���Beck's Weekly.
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TM^GliRjh^ond - -
A number,of properties in B. C.
have been tied up under what
might be called "The Spokane
Lease and Bond." This form of
agreement is a cinch in the hands
of the shoestring promoter?, and
allows him to hold a property for
a number of years for speculative
or promotion purposes without investing a cent, and without a protecting clause, when development
is done and wages unpaid. Several properties in the Slocan are
now tied up under this "heads I
win, tails you lose," form of
agreement. Property owners should
either pay a lawyer to protect their
interests or have nothing whatever to do with the cinch bond.
They should also have a clause inserted in the bond that an amount
sufficient to meet the payroll must
be deposited in the local bank the
first of each month, and the money
to be, used for that purpose only,
the bond lapsing on failure to
comply with any of the conditions
of tbe agreement.���Slocnn Record.
The White Feather
I Western Float
in Cranbrook
Coal is $_0 a tonJnT|aly.
A. B. Grace died
last month.'
A new restaurant has been opened in Natal. *
Vernon collected $168  this year |
for dog taxes. ..i--    .
* Vancouver  will   soon:have  a
Japanese lawyer.
Fernie held   its    first   poultry
show this month.
- Trail has a night constable at a
salary of $30 a month.   ��
Coal deposits near Hazelton will
be worked this winter.
Over in Grand Forks some Of
the .girls are talking to the young
men this way:
Now   then,    nine-cheers   for   the
Stay-at-Home Rangers!
Blow the   great  fish-horn   and
beat the big pan I
First in the field that is  Farthest
from danger,
Take your whifce-featlier plume,
sweei Mttle man.
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No. 24
Notice
AU members of Greenwood I_odge No.
29, Knights of Pythias are reqnesttd to
attend the Regular Meeting on W-diiies-
4ay ev^'_-i;^,"'I)let!e��b��^^t_h. "J
The Knight Rank will be conferred on
a class of candidates.
fi. R. BIDDER, C.C.
Dinner seta make an ideal present. Qwt��� * number just arrived
at Joh_t_U Coles-
D. Wadds has opened a photograph gallery in Trail.
Hogs are being shipped from
Enderby to Vancouver.
Kaslo is now supplied with beef
raised by local rancherg.
In six months tungsten ��� ore has
advanced 640 per cent, in price.
At Kelowna, Ah Sing was fined
$50 for running a gambling honse.
Joe Sharp, the barber, is in the
Pioneer's Home at Sitka,   -Alaska.
New York is clamoring for
Bmoked herring from Prince Rupert. '���.;���;: '
The Conservatives have, obtained control of the Cranbrook Herald. '   ''..;?,.':
Guy Barber is president^ of the
Conservative Association in Revelstoke.
��� The Ledge moved from Nakusp
to New Denver, 21 years ago this
month.
No hockey in Barkerville this
winter. All the players have gone
to the war. .-''""
At Prince George, H. N. Blak-
eney was given 25 months for
horse stealing.
A squid, 16 feet long, was recently captured in the water near
Prince Rupert.       .       '., -Jy^-...��� -���,���
The mines, at Lethbridge are
taxed to the limit in supplying the
$_nia_jd..;for.,;_^^^
During November- 78. carloads of
hay, wood poles and lcmber were
shipped from Enderby.
The south half of the Cblville
Indian Reservation will be open
for settlement next July.
Poker has recently been discovered in Nelson, and Rossland.
some of it is free milling.
In 40 years the Homestake gold
mine in south Dakota has paid
$35,000,000 in dividends.
In Rossland last week the C.P.R.
was loading snow on flat cars, and
hauling It out of the yards.
Albert A. Hole fell off a gasoline
speeder on the railway near North
Vancouver, receiving fatal injuries.
This year Duck Creek in Kootenay, exported as many strawberries and tomatoes as the entire
Okansgan.
Cataline. the old Cariboo packer
is now located at Hazelton, and
still rubs his head wifeh brandy to
make his hair grow.
Not a Zeppelin has as yet hovered over Sandon, although some
of the inhabitants may think they
see some, next week.
Rene Bernard was killed while
braking on a coal train at Extension. It was the first day he had
worked on & railway.
The Arlington, Crown Point,
Union, Montana, Kootenay and
Dominion are the names of the six
licensed hotels iu Trail.
J. H. Keller died in North Vancouver this month, aged 54 years.
He bad been principal of the high
school in that town for five years.
D. McAllister was fined $25 in
Vernon for shooting a mountain
sheep in the Okanagan. He mistook it for a deer, or at least that
is what he told the police magistrate.
Any government, that forces
abject, contemptible, and dishonorable police magistrates upon an
innocent community should be defeated. Human reptiles and jackals should be kept in cages or
dungeons, and not turned loose to
annoy the pnblic.
Volney Williamson and .Evans
Jones were running a ��olo game in
Kaslo 23 years ago. Next door,
John Ward, John King,* and Jicti
Wardner were running the Goeor
dT Alene saloon, and it was the
headquarters for all the thirsty
I.. ah men in the camp.
Just 23 years ago stale eggs were
worth $1 a dozen in Kaslo.
Oysters were $1.50 a can, ana
potatoes $200 a ton. Whiskey
was the same price as today when
it could be obtained, and pokerl
chips ranged in price from 10
cents each to $50. Condensed milk
was raging, and the cherries *rere
! all in cocktail bottles.
Smelter Rumors
Rumors are still current in mining circles that a large concern
whose name has not been given to
the public is still investigating the
possible amount of ore tributary to
Merritt, with a view, it is said, to
the establishment of smelting
works at some point near the coal
fields. In any event, it is perhaps
significant that considerable activity is being noted among mining
men, and engineers representing
several large concerns have visited
the copper properties of this district recently,
In speaking of the possible tonnage available in this district at
the present time, a mining man
who declines to have his name
mentioned at the present moment,
stated that he was satisfied that
within" another year development
on a number of properties tributary to Merritt would have progressed to the point where it would
be possible to know to know to a
definite certainty what properties
could be depended upon for ore,
and the possible amount each
could contribute to a smelter. ��� At
the present time, it .was pointed
out, none of the properties have received enough development to
demonstrate their possible value as
producers. It is admitted, however,- by every , mining man who
has made, examinations in this district, that there are a nu mber of
exceptionally promising properties
tributary to Merritt.���Merritt Herald;
Hubs-Ideas
Elbert Hubbard once submitted
this: 'flknow: That I am here,
in a world where nothing is permanent but change, and that in a
degree I can change the form of
things, and influence a few people.
And that I am influenced by these
and other people; that I .am influence by the example and by the
work of men who are no longer
alive. And that the work I now
do will in a degree influence people who may live after my life has
changed into other forms; that a
certain attitude of mind and habit
of action on my part will add to
the peace, happiness and well-be--
ing of other people, and that a
different thought and action on my
part will bring pain and discord to'
others, and that if I would secure
reasonable happiness for myself, I
must give oat good will to others;
that to better my condition I must
practice mutnslity. That bodily
health is necessary to continued
and effective work; that I am
largely ruled by habit; that habit
is a form of exercise; that up to a
certain point, exercise means
strength or ease in effort; that all
life is tbe expression of Spirit; that
my Spirit influences my rxuly, and
my body influences my Sprit; that
the universe to me is very beautiful, and anything and everybody
in it good and beautiful, when toy
body and my spirit are in harmonious-mood, that my thoughts are
hopeful and helpful unless I am
filled with fear, and that to eliminate fear my life must be dedicated
to useful work���work in which I
forget self; And that thi -award
which life holds out for work is
not idleness nor rest, nor immunity from room work, but increased
capacity, greater difficult if?, wore
work."
The war is now said to .i.re.��t*M_
a shortage of Turkish tobicco in
the United States, We can ����
Oonnecticnt trying Jo keep from
ing.���Providence Journal.   _,
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ul THE   LEDGE,   GREENWOOD,   BRITISH   COLUMBIA.
THE LEDGE
52 a year in Canada,   and   $2.50   in the
United States.
R. T. LOWERY.
Editor and Financier-
ADVERTISING RATES
Delinquent CorOvvner Notices $25.00
Coal and Oil Notices     6.00
Application Liquor Licenses    5.00
Transfer Liquor Licenses    7.50
Estvay Notices 3.00
Cards of Thanks     1.00
Certificate of Improvement  10.00
(Where more; than* one claim appears"! n i.otice,'r$2.5o[for eac -"additional claim.)
All other legal 1 advertising, 12 cents a
line first insertion, and 8 cents a line for
each subsequent insertion, nonparie.I
measurement.
Any man owning a dog or rooster
is always sure of trouble.
No, sonny,  Phoenix is not the
capital of the Balkan states.
Never keep your money in a
barrel.    Somebody might roll it.
Tue Ledge wishes all the world,
including its delinquent subscribers, A Sane And Happy Christmas.
About half the world, or more,
celebrate Christmas by making
gluttons or drunkards of themselves.
Extremes meet. More is eaten
on December 25, and lees on
December 26, than any other days
of the year.
Foud is not doing well with hiB
olive branch in Europe. He
should reduce his gall with salt
water, and come back to mamma.
The going of Dick to London
leaves a large vacant chair in this
province. But our big native son
will not stay away long. He will
be back within five years dead or
alive. 	
We had a glimpse of old times
last week. A cow came iuto our
backyard looking for a water barrel. She went away dry, probably
thinking that she had wandered
into Washington.
At the coast, a speaker said that
at some of the mines in this: pro
vince, it was necessary for a man
to change bis name to an Austrian
one, in order to get a job. The
speaker should probably have said,
that it was necessary to change a
S20 bill.
Ainswdrth-Slocan Mines
The Boy With a Patch
A touching bit of truth was recently written by the editor of a
-Missouri weekly. The incident is
described as follows, according to
an exchange:
"We met a little fellow the
other day about eight years old
who wanted to sell us a magazine,
and as he turned away we noticed
a. nice, neat patch on his clothes
right where patches usually are on
boy's clothes. We called him
back and bought the paper���because of the patch.
. "Whenever we see a patch like
that we let our imagination go,
and can picture a woman���a neat
woman���with a rather tired, but
happy look; she is sitting by a
work table putting a patch on her
little boy's pants. She seems to
1 .ike great pride in the work and
a 4 she comes to the eud of the
r.and seam, she goes slower, as if
hhe wished to prolong the excuse
to handle the garment. Then
after biting off the thread she
holds them at arm's length with a
look which only that kind4 of a
woman ever has, and sighing lays
t'nem over a chair at the little bed,
and bending over the little sleeper
phe shakes her head and says:
4:Do you know you are a lot of
trouble, yon little scamp. God
bless my little boy���God bless
him.' If there is an answer to
prayer, and there surely is, God
must bless tbe little boy with the
patch���and doubly bless the little
mother who put it on."
Kodaks at all prices at John
L. Coles.
Zinc ore and concentrate shipments from this district are expected to show a big inorease during
the coming year.
J. P. Keane, who is operating
the zinc concentrator at Rosebery,
is endeavoring to enlist the aid of
Slocan mining men in the establishment of a zinc smelter.
An assay of ore from the Evening Star, near Three Forks, and
owned by J. G. Ryan, which was
made at New Denver recently,
gave 10G8.S oz. in silver.
Surveys are to be made shortly
on behalf of the Antoine Mines,
Ltd., of the underground workings of the Rambler-Cariboo, with
a view to ascertaining how close
some of the workings of the latter
company are to the side lines of
the property of the former company.
H. MacPherson, of Trout Lake,
but who has lately moved to Gerrard for the winter, is considering
plans for interesting Great Northern shareholders in the active development of that property. The
Great Northern mines are situated
near Ferguson and Trout Lake,
and is considered as one of the
most promising of the big low
grade deposits of the north end.
According to information received from H. Park, who is interested in the Kaslo group, located
up the South Fork of Kaslo creek,
and which is under bond to Spokane parties, development work
next spring will be commenced by
the driving of a three hundred foot
tunnel on the vein so as to get
under the showing of rich ore uncovered on the surface. Apparently the differences that formerly existed between the several parties,
interested in the bond have been
satisfactorily adjusted.
Something in the nature of a
sensation has been occasioned by
the ofler made by Charles F. Caldwell to the Utica directorate to
take up 250,000 shares Of Utica
treasury stock at 20 cents per
share, provided he can get an option on 600,000 shares of stock
held by individual shareholders at
8c. per share. This in effect means
that Caldwell is willing to pay
about eleven cents per share for
850,000 shares, while the ruling
price is in the neighborhood of six
and seven cents.���Easlo Kootenaian.
completing the work and placing
the Sunset "in the sun" once
more.
For the present John McNeill of
this city, will be in charge of the
work. Aside from the U. S. and
the Bell, it is not probable that
any thing else can be done this
winter, as these properties have
ore bodies all opened up and ready
for stoping, and a considerable
amount of prospecting would have
to be done on the most of the
other claims, which are for the
most part undeveloped, even superficially.
In any event the battle with
snow on the Jackson wagon road
will be watched with interest to
see how it pans out, as many predict that the road cannot be made
"navigable" at tbis late time of
the year.���Kaslo Kootenaian.
In the Slocan
If the men can succeed in breaking their way up through the snow
and get in supplies and keep the
road open until shipping can be
started, the establishment of two
camps will be the next move, one
these being at the Bell mine and
the other- at the'U.S. mine. The
former has generally been considered, by those who are acquainted
with the ground, to show indications of being a second Lucky Jim.
Ten feet of high grade zinc is reported to be showing on one face,
while from the U. S, which waB
formerly operated by W. B. Smith
and associates, 4 cars of 56 per
cent, zinc were shipped from the
surface, and two cars of 40 to 47
per cent, zinc were shipped from a
7 foot blind lead which was cut
when running to tap the main
vein. The crosscut didj nott however, go far enough to cut into the
main vein, but it is thought that a
few feet more will hit it.
The Snnset which lies on the
summit between the Cody gulch
and the Jackson basin, is one of
the early day bonanzas, having
paid 865,000 in clear profits from
surface shipments, and from ore
taken out in some lower development. A long crosscut, uncompleted, was put in on tbe property
but never reached, the lead, but it
is thought that an expenditure of a
few thousand dollars will result in
�� When your local d< ^!er is unable to supply yoti. =2
�� Phone cr Write 3
|      THE BIG STORE      ��
II At Phoenix, B.C. 3
Sweet potatoes 6 cts lb. Boundary Falls Grocery.
Tokyo's Dog Cemetery
London boasts of a dog's cemetery in one corner of Hyde Park;
but Tokyo is no longer behind
London. A large cemetery has
been established for the sole purpose of burying dogs and cats.
The cemetery was established by a
Mr. MatBusawa, a well-to-do merchant, who could not be consoled
for the loss of his pet dog. He has
been inspired at last with the idea
of providing a burial place not
only for hiB own dog but also for
the whole canine kingdom. Such
is the origin of the cemetery.
There are already three or four
tenants in the enclosure. Nothing
is wanting in the way of burial
service, for a beautiful Buddhist
temple has been set up in the corner of the cemetery. Not only
burial service in the orthodox way-
is performed at the interment, but
.prayers will be read before the
newly-erected tomb in the morning and evening for forty-nine
days after the burial. Preparations-are now-being made for the
construction of a crematorium.
Carriages are also provided with
special hearses for the dead. The
charges are very moderate.
Animal lovers wil[ alsD be
pleased to learn that there exist?
in Tokyo forty hospitals for dogs
and cats and twenty hospitals for
cattle and horses.���Japan Times-
Dolls and toys of all descriptions..   John L. Coles.
Reduced Prices
-IN���
Tungsten Lamps
10 to 60 Watt Lamps 50c each
In cartons of 5. $2,00
100 Watt Lamps, $1.00 each
Nitrogen  Lamps
100 Watts     -     -   $175 each
200   �� / ,v"",    3.00  ����
300   �� <     >    4.25 ������
All lamps sold" by us are tested before
leaving the factory
You cant beat these prices on Tungsten
lamps anywhere
Greenwood City Waterworks Company
Everything Electrical
8M OKE....
Imperator and Kootenay Standard
Cigars.   Made by
J. C. THEUH fc Co., NELSON
oooooooooooooooooooooooooo
T.   THOMAS
CLOTHES CLEARED
PRESSED Affft REPAIRED
TAILOR -GREENWOOD
ov��*oo0ooo-��>oo0ooooeoooood
Our stock is most complete in every department, gj
particularly in Ladies', Childrens* supplies      3
DRY  GOODS,  BOOTS  &    SHOES,  CLOTHING, 3
HARDWARE,   CROCKERY,  AND  GROCERIES   ||
We pay Mail or Express charges 22
Do not send your money out of the Country, no 3
portion of it ever returns 3
FUR.S
Get "More Money'* lor your Foxes
Muskrat, V-_hite Weasel, Beaver, Lynx, Wolves,
Marten and other Fur bearers collected in your section
SHIP TOUR FURSDIHECT .���"SSCBBKT"Hie Urges.
house ia the World dealing exdnslvely la HOBTH AMERICAN RAW FURS
a reliable���responsible���safe Fur House with an ���unblemished reputation existing: for "more than a third of a century.'* a long successful record of sending Fur Shippers protnpt.SATISPACTORY
AND PROFITABLE returns. Write for "IE*e ftftntert *6fs��r."
the only reliable, accurate market report and price list published.
Wri-e fo�� ..-NOW-ii*. FREE
A. B. SHUBERT, Inc.���jggZX&Sffl&t
J.53^*SS3S3?S3?S22S3��35��j3^SJ^
Ml
BIY AT HOME
I Morriii, Thompson & Co. I
_= PHONE NO. 9 3
I      PHOENIX, B. C,      1
^liuiiaijiuiiiJiiiiiiiiiiJiiiiiiiitmiuimuiuwiiiJiummuuK
Hotel Brooklyn
The Only First Class and Up/tor-Date
Hotel in Phoenix. New from cellar
to roof, Best Sample Rooms in the
Boundary, Opposite Great Northern
Depot.    X   X   Modern Bathrooms
STEAM HEATED,
O, D, Bush, Prop
ELECTRIC LIGHTED
Phoenix, B.C.
HOTEL PRINCETON
Princeton, B.C., now completed on the
site of the old Great Northern. Only
brick hotel in Similkameen. A first
class house,
Swanson & Broomfield. Props,
TBE   KA-.I.O   HOTKI.
Kaslo, B. C���   is a  comfortable
home for all who travel to that
city    Under new management.
WALSH & HAYD0N. Proprietors.
BBIDE8V1I.I.K   HOTEL.
Bridesville,   B.C.   This  hotel  is
within easy reach of all the leading
Boundary towns and the centre oi
a fine farming district.
THOMAS   DONALD.   Proprietor.
RIVERSIDE HOTEL
Rock Creek, B. C. This is one of
the oldest hotels in the Kettle Valley. Excellent accommodation for
all travellers.
S. T. LARSEN, Proprietor.
A L GO MA HOTEL
Deadwood, B. C. This hotel is
within easy distance of Greenwood
and provides a comfortable home
for travellers. The bar has the
best of wines, liquors and cigars.
JAMES HENDERSOK Proprietor
Sim^mmmSSmSSSSSm II        III!
TULAMEEN HOTEL
Princeton, B.  C,  is the  headquarters  for  miners,  investors
and railroad men.   A fine location and everything first-class
W- J. KIRKPATRICK, Proprietor.
THE COLDWATER HOTEL
Merritt, B. C. The leading hotel
in Merritt Hot and cold water in
every room. Steam heated throughout. Large sample rooms. Sales-
:    mens headquarters.
MURD0CK MdNTYRE, proprietor.
Tbe Knob Hill Hotel
PHOENIX.
One of the largest hotels in
the city.   Beautiful location,
fine rooms and tasty mealo.
A. O. JOHNSON
PROP.
Direct from the Factory to the consumer
By PARCEI, POST
at wholesale prices    to advertise onr
.-.Brands.
Every cigar we make is absolutely guaranteed filled with ireaulne Havana-
Filler
Box of So's B.C. Ml weight, five
inches long $3.50.
Box of 50's O.S   4  inches  long,
Conchas, $3 pp.
Box of "Brillantes" Clear  Havana
Wtapper, full weight, 5 inches
long, 50 S I5.00.
Send money order, or certified
cheqne.   Do not send money unless registered.
References:-!.. G. DUNN&CO.
W1LBER6 * WOU-.
New Westminster, B. C.
y&&8Q&SyS31��fi&vXvSxl}B^^ '
III  $11
CO., 1/TD.
 1
Leaves Mother Lode
9.30 a- m. 6.30 p. m.
Leaves Greenwood
2.00 p. m.
S.30 p. m.
Saturday last stage leaves Mother
Lode 6 p. tn. Returning, leaves
Greenwood lo p. m.
OFFICE-PACIFIC HOTEL
BUSINESS CARDS.
ASSAYER
E. W. WIDDOWSON, Assayer and
Chemist, Box biio8, Nelson, B. C.
Charges:���Gold, Silver, Lead or Copper
$1 each. Gold-Silver, (single assay)
j.100. Goid-Silver (duplicate' assay)
fi.50. Silver-Lead $1.50 Silver-Lead-
Zinc I.3.00. Charges for other metals etc
on application. .   ���
Boundary Falls Grocery
Offers   No Prizes,  No  Premiums, No Coupons. No^ !j
Chromos, No 5% off J
All these and more are in the Goods, 'which fact you
can prove by giving us a share of your trade, and
compare prices and quality.
Terms Cash, Bills paid monthly considered as Cash.
J. C. CRUSE & CO.
��   PHONE G 152.
PROMPT DELIVERY
i_&_5AS��VS4_SA
Greenwood Ciquor Co. greenwood
Importers and Dealers in
Wines, Liquors, Beer, and Cigars
A   FULL   LINE   OF   SOFT  PRINKS
Office and Wa re rooms adjoining the WUuIsor Hotel
%<<&<&>i^~>:~^>>^^
FRED A. STARKEY.
NELSON, B.C.
MINING
BROKER
PROSPECTS   BOUGHT   AND
SOLD
\Om. A. MII^QY
DENTIST
All  the   latest  methods  in  high-class
Dentistry.
LOO B0H.DING
Corner Abbott & Hastings Streets.
VANCOUVER.   -   -   -  B;C.
PHOTfE   13
Auto   and   Horse   Stages
Leave    Greenwood    T_wice
Daily to Meet Spokane and
Oroville Trains
Autos For Hire.   The Finest
Turnouts in the Boundary.
Light and Heavy Dray ing
Palace   Livery  And Stage
GREENWOOOD. B.C.
F. C. BUCKLESS, Proprietor.
Synopsis of Coal Mining Regulations.
��*OAL mining rights of the Dominion
%"* in Manitoba, Saskatchewan and Alberta, the Yukon Territory, the Northwest Territories and in a portion of British
Columbia, may be leased for a term of
twenty-one years at an annual rental of
$i an acre. Not more than 3,560 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 inwhich the
rights applied for are situated.
In surveyed territory the land must be
described by sections, or legal sub-divisions of sections, and in unsurveyed
territory the tract applied for shall be
staked out'by the applicant himself.
Each application must be accompsnied
by a fee of $s which will be refunded if
the rights applied for. are not available
but not otherwise. A royalty shall be
paid on the merchantable output of the
mine at the rate of five cents per ton.
The person operating the "mine shall
furnish the Agent with sworn return-
accounting for the fall quantity of merchantable coal mined and pay the royalty
thereon: If the coal mining rights axe
not being operated, such returns should
be furnished at least once a year.
The lease will include the* coal mining
rights only, but the lessee may be permitted to purchase whatever available
surface rights may be considered necessary for the working of the mine at the
rate of $10.00 an acre.
For full information application should
be made to the Secretary of the Depart
ment of the Interior. Ottawa, or to any
Agent or Sub-Agent of Dominion Lands.
���'.'���'XX   W.W.'<XmV,Xy^y',:.
Deputy Minister of ihe Interior.
N.B.���Unauthorized    publication    of
this advertisement will.net be paid for.���
68782
THOROUGHLY  RENOVATED AND SPECIALLY
ADAPTED FOR COMMERCIAL TRADE
THE WINDSOR HOTEL is OEff o^��^ W��-t^-OTiiiBhed
hotels in the west. It is located in the heart of Greenwood and within easy reach of all the Scandal and
commercial institutions of the Copper HetropoliB.
Heated with Steam, and Lit by Electricity
Commodious sample rooms. Nrhe bar is replete with
all modern beverages and the meals are the befit. Rooms
reseived by telegraph.
$c4��4*4*'��"d'4"i"i*<i"l'4"$* 4.4.4.4.44.4* 4,4.4*4.4.4;
*
Cbe fiume Hotel
nelson. B.C.
The only up4o/date Hotel in the interior,   First-class
in every respect,
CENTRALLY LOOATED
Hot and Cold Water; Steam Heat antTlelephone in
each room,
ROOMS WITH PRIVATE BATHS.
CUISINE AND SERVICE imBfiST
First Class Bar and:Baiter Shop
15 FREE SAMPLE ROOMS
Steam Heated; Electric Sighted.
RATES $1.00 per day and.up)-European Plan.
Bus Meetsal_-TtB.n8*8_riBo_rta..
J. R. OAMEItON,
Leading Tailor of tbe Kootenays.
KASli       B.   O
LAKE STUDIO
GRAND FORKS
WILL  BE  IN  GREENWOOD
JANUARY, 12.13,14 and 15
Up-to-Date and Best Appointed Studio
in ^he Boundary
Amateur Finishing   Beautifully   Done.
Best  Line of Portrait Frame Pictures in
the Boundary.
J. Lr COLFS, agent for amateur finishing and enlarging
Agent for Ensign Cameras and Supplies
DEVELOPfNG........... ���.25ct�� per roll
WMNTS  ........;-......;_30��ts a dtttn
P.   J.   LAKE.
Winnipeg Ave.,
Grand Forks
CANADIAN)
Pacific
CHRI&T/HAS AND
mm
FARE ,Af%ie|li  fHIRD
Tc^a^ftetn *H stations
BOTES OF SALE     RETDRN LIMIT
December   99.25.
Dec. 29 to Jan. 1
Jan. 4th, 1916
Sjpeoad CoooeHitms to Commercial Trav-
.     elera and School Teachers
���-Ask For.-Details-	
Tk3_st_rtnnn._JlAg��nttnorPo��ets   -
fc��d__tCflts will-stir B-kentMon Tickets
*t��-P!tg'Sttrtions
J. S. CARTER, D; P. A., Nelson, B.C

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