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THE   OLDEST   MINING   CAMP   NEWSPAPER   IN   BRITISH   COLUMBIA
Vol.'  XXII.;
GREBNWOOD, B. C, THURSDAY   JANUARY 6, 1916
No. 26
Greenwood's   Big   Furniture  Store
���^ See Our New Lines In
MattresSes, Bedsteads and General
'House Furnishings
Goods Shipped in Any Direction
T. M^GrTJLLEY & Co.
Guns
and Ammunition
Copper Strecr
GREENWOOD, B. C.
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Phone 27
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I    I J | ? MREENWOOD,   B.   C.
WHOLESALE   AND   RETAIL
I TOBACCOS,CIGARS, CONFECTIONERY, STATIONERY I
!   ���. A Full Stock of First Class Pipes.
^a mmmimmm ���____��
The Midway Store "for .Quality Goods!
Buy my sweaters and blankets, and defy zero
weather,   See our line of shoes, rubbers, and overshoes,   Bring your sleigh to town and fill it with
the first-class groceries and provisions that I always
-have at my store,
JAS.G. MCMYNN. MIDWAiJ, B. C
f ���"�����?> ~^V^MI_-^fy..
B _<B0RN5 & CO.
Dealers iu Fresh and Salt Meats, ��� iFish
and Poultry. Shops in nearly all the
towns of the Boundary and Kootenay.
COPPER STREET, GREENWOOD, B. C.
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Importers and Dealers in
Wines, Liquors, Beer, and Cigars
A   FULL   LINE   OF   SOFT   DRINKS
$    Office and Warerooms adjoining the Windsor Hotel     J
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BANKOFM(MIMAL
ESTABLISHED 1817
BOARD  OF  DIRECTORS:
H. V. MEREDITH. Ex... Pr.ii.__rt.
R.B. Alios, Esq. _.B.Cr��-u_i.Ui,__iij.
Sir Williim MacJoiul-Li Hon. Roll. Mad-ij. y
S_rTlo��.S!_��i__linu��r,K.C.V.O. C R-Hoim... Efq. I
A. B-Omjarttn, Esq. C. B. Gordon, Esq.
H. R. DrafflmoaJ, Em. D. Firb_�� Aw. E14. ���
W��_ HcMutor. _����_
S-fF_T_l-rickW-Uam��-Ta>-lor,IX.D..G-ii-raiMa-Uter��
Capital Paid up       -     $16,000,000.
Rett ...        36,000,000.
Undivided Profit*    ��� 1,293,952.!
Total A��seU (Oct. 1915) 302,980,554.
Savings Department
Deposits of $1.00 and upward received
and Interest .-lowed at highest current
rates. Sayings Department accounts
given special attention.
HEAD  OFFICE. MONTREAL,
E. E. L. Dewdney, Manager, Greenwood Branch.
THE CANADIAN BANK
OF COMMERCE
. SIR EDMUND WALKER, C.V.O.. IX-D. D.C.L., President
JOHN AlRD, General Manager. H. V. F. JONES. Aaa't General Manaeer
CAPITAL, $15,000,000    RESERVE FUND, $13,500,000
SAVINGS BANK ACCOUNTS
Interest at the current rate is allowed on all deposits o�� $1 and
upwards. Careful attention is given to every account. Small accounts
are welcomed.    Accounts 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 the survivor. S50
SAVINGS BANK DEPARTMENT
J. G. MULLEN Manager
 FULL LINE OF	
Cooking and Heating
Stoves
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Around Home
A. L   WHITE
fNew and Second Mand Store
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Puff Pastry
Mince Pies
William C. Arthurs
THE BREAD AND CAKE BAKER
Greenwood City Bakery
Fit Reform
W.Elson&Co
Copper St.
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k First" Class Work aud
&       Prompt Attention
jf     Prices Reasonable
|: E. A. Black, Phoenix
f W. G. Kennedy, Agent
Greenwood
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NOTICE
STAR THEATRE
The Moving Picture perfor1
mances will be given on but
one night a week hereafter on
WEDNESDAYS until further
notice.
CHURCH OF ENGLAND.   ST-Jude's
Greenwood. B. C.    List of services:
Holy Communion, 8 a. m , ist Sunday of
month; 1.2 noon, 3rd Sunday of month.
Matins, 11 am., ist, 3rd and 5I.1 Sundays.
Sunday School, 2 3o p.m. every Sunday.
Evensong, 7:30 p. in. tvery Sunday.
Spe-ial services as announced. K. I).
.'< )RTKR, Vicar.
Christian Science service will be held
in thcMELI.OR IU.OC-ConSundayat il
a. in. All welcome. Every Wednesday
at S p. m., testimonial meetings will be
held in the same block. Sunday School
every Sunday morning.
I'.n^li-h,   Swiss and  American  watch
and clock repairing. All work guaranteed
C.   A: Adeneur,   opposite Windsor Hotel,
Greenwood.
WANTS. Etc
or
by
fix-
Light   and   heavy  sleighs
sale at Kidneys.
Get   your   skates    ground
Kinney.    He has a machine.
- For Sale,���Barber   shop
tures  and   business.     Apply   to
Miss Frawley, Greeuwocd.
Send a copy of Float to 51 wr
friends. You can have it inai..d
direct b\ herding- 25 cents to T.e
Ledge ctb.ee.
Dr. Arnot spejat New Years in
Nelson.
There are eight patients in the
hospital. ���  -
Some zero weather in' town
this week.
There are 571 municipal voters
in Grand Forks.
John McKellar returned to
Eholt on Tuesday.
Oscar Lachmund went to
Princetou on Mondav.
Greenwood was full of ski
jumpers last Saturday.
The Bank of Montreal has
opened a branch in Trail.
J. e Goodwin has been laid up
with an attack of quinsy.
While coasting in Grand Forks
Miss Nita Reid broke a leg.
Tlie vegetable evaporating
plant at the Forks is burning
coal.
The Granby smelter is running
seven of its furnaces at the
Forks.
Miss Margaret Harrigan has
b?en engsged to teach school in
Plioenix.
Donald Smith spent New Years
in town and returned to the Forks
on Monday.
All of the soldiers iu Grand
Forks are willing to go on the
firing line.
The-, Red Buck mine near
Princeton has been bonded to
F. S. Norcross.
After spending several days in
the city, Harry Twells returned
to Trail on Tuesday.
Service in the Presbyterian
Church, Sunday, January 9, at
7:30 p. m.    All welcome.
Patrick Bagah of Westbridge
is in the hospital accompanied by
a severe attack of grippe.
Operations are to be resumed
at the Napoleon mine, after being shut down for two years.
At the last meeting of the
Council, it was decided to regis-'
ter all the deeds for city property.
The Smelter and Mother Lode
hockeyteatrs will play their first
game of the season next Monday
iu Greenwood.
The Juniors of Phoenix and
Greenwood played hockey in
Greenwood last Saturday, Greenwood won by 3 to 2.
After many years, Ed. Rippeto
made his appearance again as a
curler on Tuesday evening, and
swept all before him. ���
Porter Bros, sawmill, this side
of Molson has shut down for the
winter. A large force of men
will be employed logging until
spring.
In Greenwood the hotel liquor
licenses have been raised from
$400 to $500 a year, and wholesale liquor licenses from $200
to $250 a year.
Not a bugle sounded, not a
shot was fired, when the New
Year came to Greenwood. It
���was tbe most quiet reception, ever
accorded that day in the red
metal metropolis. '
Card of Thanks
Cut Them Down
"Is jour father coming to church
this morning, Henry?"' asked the
minister of a small, boy whom he
met in the street.
"I guess fo,t* replied Henry,
"Somebody stole his fishing tackle
last night and I heard him tell ma
at the breakfast- table thi_. morning
that his fun for today was spoiled
and he papposed he might as well
j go to church.
The Sisters of St Joseph wish to
thank ilit* following ladies and
gnu.lcnu'ii who sent presents to the
Sicr. d Heart Hospital at Christ-
mas and during the year:
Mr. J. R. Jackson, \V. R.
Dewdney, Dr. and Mrs. MacLean,
I. 11. Hullett, F. C. BtieklesH. J.
MeCiv-.th, Mrs. T. Cuddeford,
Miss Ruth Coles, G. A. Rendell,
Lee & Bryan., A. L. White, Mrs.
Lawson, Mrs. Charletoil, H. McKee, Mr. and Mrs. T. Walsh, J.
L. White. VT. Kennedy, Mrs. H.
MeKenlie, J. T__.eDon.ell, A. C. McDonald, Mrs. D. Mein to? h, Mr.
and Mrs. D. McPherson. Mr. and
Mis. 0. Gauvrean, Mrs. Bombino,
Miss J.   McBride. Mrs. G. White
i and John White, Jewel mine", Mr.
'and   Mrs.   G.   A.  Smith,   Mr. and
I Mrs. Exter.   Mr.  and   Mrs.   Luse,
] Grand Forks.
While such large amounts are
necessary for the successful prosecution of the war, our representatives in the federal and provincial
parliaments should endeavor to reduce tlie cost of governments.
The ministers of the crown and
members of parliament should
take the lead in making sacrifices.
The salaries of federal ministers,
speaker of the Louse and leader of
the opposition could very well be
reduced-to ��2,500 a year. Members of the senate aud commons
would be well paid for the work
they do if they were to receive
SI,000 a year instead of ��2,500.
If the departments were run on
S hours a day aud work done the
cost would be reduced one-half.
In provincial affairs the salaries of
ministers should be reduced to
��2,000 a year, with no extras, and
their deputies to ��1,500. The
members would be well paid if
they got $200 per month while the
legislature is in session, or about
$400 per annum. The agent-general office should be abolished and
the building sold. The people of
this province have to work too hard
to spend about 8100,000 a year for
even such necessaries as "Dods
Peerage" at ��45.83, tickets to the
Royal Horticultural society at ��20,
etc., etc.���Slocan Record.
I Western Float
Sunset Group Sold
H. W. Sutcliffe, one of the shareholders of the South Yale Copper
company, received notice this
week that the Snnset group of
mining claims owned by that company on  Copper Mountain, some-|^Qrteys 35*pebte a pouTd
twelve miles from Princeton, has
been sold to the B. C. Copper company for ��45,000 cash. There are
one or two other Nicola men who
will also be affected, being stockholders in the South Yale Copper
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The Sunset group of claims was
located many years ago by "Volcanic" Brown' of Grand Forks.
The property has gone under many
vicissitudea during the years that
have passed sinca ife was first
located and considerable development has been done on the property from time to time. It is said
that this property has exceptional
showings.
The B. C. Copper company, ife
is also understood, has taken options ou the Voight properties on
Wolf creek on Copper mountain.
These people who have been inclined to be skeptical about the intentions of the B. C. Copper company should remember that a big
corporation does not acquire property and pay cash for them without a degree of certainty regarding
proposed future operations.���Merritt Herald.
John Davis has opened a butcher
shop in Clinton.
This winter Fort Fraser is a
great fur centre.
Premier Bowser is taking a short
rest in Kamloops.
Canada is to have an army of
half a million men.
H. Clever will install a cold storage plant at Silverton.
Jack McConnell is again running
a paper in Vancouver.
Frosh eggs were 45 cents a dozen
in Nelson last Saturday.
Last year qhe Trail smelter received 4S6,688 tons of ore.
Mrs. J. M. Barton has moved
from Creston to Vancouver.
Never feed turnips to cows
when they are being milked.
Last year the loss by fire in Vancouver, amounted to $608,224.
The Horn Silver mine near
Keremeos is again shipping ore.
There are four likely candidates
for  the  mayoralty  of Revelstoke.
You can always getfreBh eggs at
John McLachlah's hotel in Lardo.
Fighting Joe Martin is a candidate in Vancouver for the mayoralty.
James Nelson has returned to
Ladysmith from the war wifeh 24
scars.
Owing to lack of business, L. A.
Manuel has closed his drug store
at Sardis.
A white pine tree was recently
cut at Eagle Bay, thafe scaled 8,000
feet of lumber.
Gordon McClennan is shipping
antimony ore from his claims on
"the Babine range.
The hotels in Rossland charge
40 cents a ineal, or ��35 a month
for board and room.
R.J. Blumenaur of New Denver was married in Fernie last
week to Miss Bateman.
Last year ��32,00,000 worth of
minerals were produced in Alaska.
Nearly half was copper.
Last month potatoes were ��10
a ton in New Westminster, and
Our Police Magistrate
Last year the police coart ra
Greenwood sat three or four times,
and the city paid $300 for a police
magistrate. In these days of
municipal economy tbis looks Tike
a wilful waste of public money. .
Greenwood has no more need for a
police magistrate than it bos for
an airship. The city cannot afford
to give one man $300 a year for
charity, and.the taxpayers are not
_-^ -
yet ready to establish a pension
fund. I. H. Hallett, the present
magistrate, is extremely unpopular, owing feo .the vindictiveness
of bis nature. He is also disloyal
towards some of the local institutions of the city," and tbe people
hate a man who knocks his own *
town, especially when they are
taxed to pay his salary. The
council and the people do not want
this individual as police magistrate, bat the government only cttn
discharge him. This is a pretty
state of affairs, and if the Bowser
government does not soon provftte
a remedy, ife will lose many votes
at the next election. Ife is seMota
fehat any legal fines are to be collected in Greenwood, and tbe it-
pense of a salaried, magistrate
should be immediately cut off.
Humanity Versus Dollars
!    Do you   ever   wish yoa  were a
! girl? asked the visitor;
i     "Only  at  Christmas  ���time,   answered the boy.
'     Why do you wi_-h it'then'?
Because of the   stockings they
' wear.
Improve K. V. Facilities
���1	
Extensive improvements at the
Kettle Valley railway shops at
Penticton are contemplated by the
company, according to the Herald.
16 is proposed to build an ice
house in which will be etored 1500
tons of ice this winter.
The company is also considering
a proposed addition to lie machine
shop. This work, if undertaken,
will be carried out this winter and
will be quite important in that it
will mean the installation of new
equipment so  as  to  take  care of
everything in  the   line  of  heavy
engine and car repairs.
TiafSc oil the  line,   particularly
keeping  up in b
friegi.t-  tr&ffic. is
Sidney Brockman died in Rose-
berry last Sunday from pneumonia
following an attack of grippe.
Last month the King Edward
hotel at Revelstoke, wan damaged
by fire to the extent; of ��3,000.
John Bean was killed in fehe
Centre Star at Rossland lasfe week,
by being overcome by powder
fumes.
Louis Luke, a Duck Creek Indian, was fined ��25 in CresfeoD lasfe
week for shooting deer out of
season.
'Walter Johnson, a Finn miner,
was killed by a premature blast
last week, in the Standard mine at
Silverton.
Louis Knauss has opened a barber shop in Hazelton ��� He has recently bonded his claims at Fiddler Creek.
M. L. Jackson died in New
Westminster lasfe week. He was a
timber cruiser, and a pioneer of
the province.
Ou Christmas, Red Paddy entertained Peck McSwain, at his ranch
near Princeton. Nothing was left
of the turkey.
The citizen who does not support his home institutions, all
things being equal, is in tbe same
class as a pro-German.
At au expense of less than
$1,000, Kasio only had four fires
last year. That town has one of
the best fire brigades in Canada.
The Trail smelter has in operation five copper, and four lead furnaces. The company evidently
knows how to run a smelting business.
Howard Dotterer, a rancher at
Lome Creek, Skeena dfstrict, has
been lost since November 27. He
was mentally unsound, and it is
thought that he has perished in
the snow.
Dan Cameron died in Greston
last week aged 65 years. He had
been chef at the Creston hotel for
two years. Deceased was a vet?
eran of the Fenian Raid, and 30
years ago was a cowboy in Alberta.
John Sanderson died in Revelstoke last month, aged 86 years.
He had lived nearly 60 years in
B.C., having mined on the Fraser
and in the Cariboo during the early
days. In iSoS at New West-
mihster he helped to start the first
Orange Lodge in B.C. Hisfuneral
���was. attended by Sandy McRae, Pat
Murphy, Tom Downs, Billy Cowan,
J. C_ Montgomery, R. Tapping,
Geo. Laforme. Abrahamson Bros.,
���C. F. Lindmark, C,   B. Hume, G.
"The body of an innocent tfBild,
floating dead on the water, the
victim of destruction of an unarmed vessel, is to me a more
poignant and a moire tragic spectacle than an unsold bale of cotton."" u '���""r" ���7~"���- ���������
That in a nutshell is the reply
of an American Senator to Secretary Lansing's note to Great Britain on British interference with
United States ships. The Amertc-
ane knew well that prevention of
the shipping of their cotton has
the same grounds as the confiscation of fehe export of high explosives to Germany. Cotton is only
ammunition in tbe raw and every
bale means the potential loss of
British lives, yet with some Americans that fact counts for notiusg
when sent against tbe low joi profits. Even when Bet against the
loss of American lives, it counts
for hardly more, but the stinging
and eloquent rebuke of Senator
Lodge proves at least that all
Americans are not tarred with the
same brush. It is the first prerogative of a great nation to see to
it that the lives, even more than,
the'property, of its nationals are
respected. The long series of outrages from tbe torpedoing ot the
William P. Frye to the Lositania
indicated a singular ioertttese on
the part of the States to resentment. It will be more than
strange if tbe delaying or roafcea-
tion of a few cargoes of cotton
should now rouse them.to s long
overdue wrath.���Beck's Weekly.
It does not pay to advertise, say
some merchants who have  done
but little of it,  and that wit-��at
keeping it   up.    Tbe   incident of
the boy and the pomp illustrates
the matter very  well.     The boy
was sent after a pail of water.    He
poured in thepriming, poured oat
as much as he poured in.   Then
he stopped to rest and the printing
r��n down.    After sow'-
alternate  pur** "
conclude'"
and
i very ^tisfactory manner,   and the I & Nagel^J.B, McKenzie C^rl^
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: business since the line  opened  six ;e-land/    w.    A.    Footej   Fl
j months ago has been  well  up to Bourne, and many other old
i expectations. ers. THE   LEDGE,   GREENWOOD,   BRITISH   COLUMBIA.
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THE LEDGE
)52 a year iu Canada,   and   $2.50. in   the
United States.
S
R. T. LOWERY.
Editor and Financier-
ADVERTISING RATES
delinquent Co-Owner Notices $25.00
Coal and Oil Notices     6.00
Application Liquor Licenses    5.00
Transfer Liquor Licenses    7-5��
I.stray Notices 3.00
Cards of Thanks     1.00
Certificaie of Improvement  10.00
(Where more than one claim appears in notice, $2.50 for each additional claim )
All othcr'.legal advertising, 12 cents a
line first insertion, and 8 cents a line for
each subsequent insertion, rioupariel
measurement.
in their report to the Federal Government, recommended among
other measures, that provincial
commissions be formed for the
purpose of supplementing these
pensions either by monetary grants
or by free training iu various
trades. The Soldiers' Aid Commission of Outario, as we have said
above, is the first step in this direction. Already it has announced
its intention of mobilizing the
manufacturers of Ontario and we
do not doubt that the process will
be faciliated by the manufacturers
themselves. Others also will be
asked to lend their aid in discharging a great national duty aud there
is every prospect that in Canada at
least the traditional tragedy of the
retnrned soldier will have no place.
Qnii'i'Kis mighty and  will prevail.
Trench
the war.
fighting   is   prolonging
Get a bit of land and grow something next summer.
Half of the good resolutions in
the world went broke last week.
If all the newspapers worked in
unison they could settle the war
within a month.
In Vancouver a new weekly
paper has .appeared called J. P.'s
Weekly. It is edited by J. P. Mc-
Connel and has a fine front. Its
editor is well-known and his paper
will always be interesting for John
is there with the pen. His paper
will always be full of roasts,
flanked with salads of wit, humor
and society. Joe Martin and a
few others will have pepper in
regular doses. Let 'er go John.
They need some life in Vancouver.
Our Returned Soldiers
Ainsworth-Slocan Mines
Two Faithful Goats
Thomas Mullen, of New York,
contributes this remarkable anecdote to a recent issue of The Times
of that city:
I cannot think of a time in my
life when the affection of a dumb
animal was more clearly exemplified than iu an experience with
two ordinary goats which had been
around my stable for some time.
Last Sunday I called at the stable
and in making my visit to the
horse floor I became faint and fell
to the floor, where I lay for at
least five minutes, when I was revived by the two goats, Beilly and
Minnie, licking my face. I sat up
thinking no one was around, when
I saw two of my men looking at
me. When I asked them why
they allowed me to lie on the floor
I was told that Beilly, the goat
with the long horns, held them off
and stood over ms like a sentinel.
In this instance the goats displayed more knowledge than the men.
Jean Brocbier was down a few
days ago from his property near
Argenta, upon which he and A Le
Blanc are at work. Nothing new.
to report, but indications are considered good.
The Flint mine, owned by J. A.
Carter, was named after Flint,
Mich., the former home of Mr.
Carter. He left for that city a
few days ago, intending to reviRit
it after an absence of twenty-five
years.
Putting two and two together
and from information that can be
gathered on the side, it does not
appear likely that the Consolidated
Co's. zinc plant at Trail will be
able to take care of custom ore
once it is in operation. It is considered likely that the company
will handle the complex ore from
its own mines in preference to that
of independent shippers.
Charles F. Caldwell who has the
Bell, U. S. and other properties up
the Jackson basin under lease and
bond, is asking for tenders for the
rawhiding of zinc ore from the
Bell to Retallack. Tbe road into
the basin has been opened up as
far as Jackson mill, the men fighting their way through six feet of
snow, and it is intended to,keep a
rawhide trail open this winter from
the Bell mine, over which fifty to
one hundred tons of zinc ore per
month will be shipped. With an
increase in the crew by next summer on these properties, an increase iu out put is anticipated ���
Easlo Kootenaian.
Tender for Frel2._ti-._r of SuepHes for
the Yukon Telezraph Line.
The establishment of the Soldiers' Aid Commission for Ontario,
of which the Secretary is Mr. C. N.
Cochrane, Parliament Building,
Toronto., is the first result of the
report recently issued by the Hospitals Commission, and the forerunner of others.
The care of the soldier who has
returned to Canada, mutilated or
weakened as a result of active service, is the prime duty of Canadians. For some months the Canadian Patriotic Fund has been en-
deavoring to insure that the men
already back from Europe should
suffer no want. This work has
been voluntarily undertaken by
local committees of the Fund, although in most instances their
time is fully occupied with the
task of making provision for the
families of soldiers.
Each soldier is interviewed at
Quebec by a representative of the
Fund and a confidential report
sent by the latter to the patriotic
committee of the town to which
the soldier is going. This serves
the two-fold purpose _f protecting
the Fund against the greedy or unscrupulous and of giving the local
committee information that is helpful in finding employment for the
deserving. Not every man who
leturns to Canada wearing His
Majesty's uniform is included in
the latter category, but the greater
majority have done their doty in
the fuile&t degree. To the latter
it has been the privilege of the
Fund to present a small badge
bearing the words, "For service at
the Front." The men who are
wearing these badges are the
worthiest citizens that we can acknowledge. Like charity, that
badge should be allowed to cover
a multitude of sins.
The work that the Canadian
Patriotic Fund can do for returned
Foldiers, however, is limited by
Act of Parliament, and it has been
specially enacted that no assistance
<.;.n be given by the Fund to "any
person who is in receipt of any
gratuity, pension or allowance
pvid by His Majesty or by any
foreign government in consequence
aaeity or death occuring as
|ly on this ac-
Ujse the pen-
the in-
ad-
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A Wonderful Old Man
November 10, 1793, died at Beau
maris, William Lewis, Esq., of
Llandisman, in the act of drinking
a cup of Welsh ale, containing
about a wine quart called tumbler
maur. He made it a rule every
morning of his life, to read so
many chapters of the Bible, and in
the evening to drink eight gallons
of ale. It is calculated that in his
life-time he must have drunk a
sufficient quantity to float a seventy
four gun ship. His size was astonishing and he weighed forty stone.
Although he died in his parlor, it
waB found necessary to construct a
machine in the form of a crane to
lift his body on a carriage, and
afterwards to have the machine in
the church-yard to let him down
into the grave.
SEALED TENDERS addressed to the undersigned, and endorsed "Tender for Packing
Supplies," will be received until 4.00 P. M., on
Tuesday, March 7, 1916, for the packing' of
material and supplies for points along the
Yukon telegraph line between Hazelton and
Atlin, iu course of the seasons 1916,1917 and
_91S.
Forms of tender and specification may be
obtained from Mr. J. T.Phe.an, Superintendent
of Government Telegraphs, Vancouver, B. C,
Mr. Wm. Henderson, District Superintendent
Government Telegraphs. Victoria, B. C, and
from the Government Telegraph Agents at
Ashcroft, B. C. Quesnel, B. C, Hazelton, B. C,
and Tel. graph Creek, B. C.
Persons tendering are' notified that tenders
will not be considered unless made on the
1 orinted forms supplied, and signed with their
J ..euial signatures, stating their occupations and
places of residence. In tbe case of firms, the
actual signature, the nature of the occupation
aud place of residence of eac|i member of the
firm must be glveu.
Each -tender must be accompanied by an
accepted check ou a chartered bank, payable to
the order of the Honourable the Minister of
Public Works, equal to ten per cent (10 p.c.) of
lite amount of the tender, which will be forfeited it the person tendering decline to enter
iuto a contract when called upon to do so, or
fail lo complete the work contracted for. If
the tender be not accepted the ohequo will be
re... rued.
The X>epattmcnt docs not bind itself to accept
the lowest or any tender.
By order
R. C. PESROCHERS,
Secretary.
Department of Public Works,
Ottawa, December 23,1915.
Newspapers will not be paid  for this  advertisement if  they  Insert  it  without authority
from the Department.���89S07.
\
Reduced Prices
���IN���
Mining on Cherry Creek
A year ago there was very active development going on at
Cherry Creek in the Okanagan district, and the work was suddenly
suspended for no apparent reason.
Dr. Elftman, who was in charge of
the work, was injured by being
struck by lightning when at the
mine, and had to return tD bis
home in Wisconsin. Meantime
the owners had the property examined by an American engineer,
whose sampling failed to show
values and tbe work was ordered
shut down. Dr. Elftman bas now
been able to return and passed
through Vancouver this week on
his way to examine the work done
since he left.
It is a certainty that the property in question has merit and tha
the upper ore bodies carry payable
values. The writer has seen here
some of the richest gold-bearing
quartz in the country. The deposit
is similar in character to that at
Hedley, and the aera is a most
promising one. The low level
tunnel was driven for about 800
feet and gives about 300 feet depth
on the vein, but probably there is
some doubt as to whether the vein
itself has been sufficiently devel-
at that depth to prove any-
g.^-E. A. Haggen.
When Charles I. was King of
England a country girl came to
London in search of a situation,
and applied for the position of
"tub woman," or carrier of beer,
at a brew house. The brewer,
struck by her good looks, married
her. In a short time he died,
leaving her a large fortune. She
gave up the brewery and for the
proper settlement of her husband's
affairs was recommended to Mr.
Hyde, a rising young barrister,
whom she afterwards married.
This gentleman ultimately became
Earl of Clarendon and from his
marriage with her he had one
daughter, who became the wife of
James II., and mother of Mary
and Anne, both subsequently
Queens of England.
LAKE  STUDIO
GRAND FORKS
WILL   BE  IN   GREENWOOD
JANUARY, 12,13,14 and 15
ELECTION   NOTICE.
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
200   �����
300   ������
$1.50 each
2.75   '���
4,25  "
F U R, S
Get "More Money" for your Foxes
Muskrat, White Weasel, Beaver, Lynx, Wolves,
Marten and other Fur bearers collected in yonr section
SHIP TOUR FOBS DIRECT to "SHUBERT" the largest
house in Uie World dealing exdosively tn NORTH AMERICAN RAW FURS
a reliable���responsible���safe Fur House with an unblemished reputation existing for "more than a third of a century." a Ions successful record of sending- Fur Shippers prompt.S AT IS FACTORY
AND PROFITABLE returns. Write for "Wat Muter. _M_-p__r."
the only reliable, accurate market report and price list published.
Write for It���NOW���it's FREE
AR C.WTTRFPT In*. 25-27 west Austin ave.
. D. drlUDE-Kl, inc. Dept.C 88 CHICAGO, U.S.A.
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All lamps sold by us are tested before
leaving tlie factory
You cant beat these prices'bn Tungsten
lamps anywhere
Greenwood City Waterworks Company
Everything Electrical
Corporation of the City of Greenwood
Up-to-Date and Best Appointed Studio
in the Boundary
Amateur   Finishing   Beautifully   Done,
Best   Line of Portrait Frame Pictures in
the Boundary.
J. L. COLES, agent for amateur finishing and enlarging
Agent for Ensign Cameras and Supplies
DEVELOPING .I25cts per roll
PRINTS ..._,....50cts a dozen
F.   J.
Winnipeg Ave.,
LAKE,
Grand Forks
PUB..IC NOTICE is hereby given to the
electors of the Municipality of the City of
Greenwood, tlmt.l'requlre the presence of the
said electors in "the City Hall in the City of
Greenwood on tho 10th day of January, 1916, at
12 o'clock noon, for the purpose of electing
persons to* represent them in the Municipal
Council as'Mayor aud A ldermeu,*and for the
purpose of electing two persons as School Trustees, for.the Greenwood City Schoo.'.D-str.ct.
The mode of nomination of candidates shall
be as follows:
The candidates shall be nominated in writ-
ng; tho writing shall be subscribed-by two
voters of the municipality as proposer and
seconde-, and shall be delivered to the Returning Officer at any timo between the dato of the
notice and 2 i> .m. of the day of the'nominatlon
and in tire event of a poll lieing necessary, such
poll will be' opened on the 13th day of January,
A.D. 1..16,between the'hours of 9 a.m. and 7
p.m. at the satd City Office, of which every person is liereby required to take notice and govern himself accordingly.
<_UA-.IF-CAT-0_.S.
The persons qualified to be nominated for
and elected as Mayor of tlie City shall be such
persons as are male British subjects of the full
age of twenty-one years, and are not disqualified under any law, and have been for the six
months next preceding tbe day of nomination
the registered owner, in the Land Registry
Office, of real property in the city of tbe assessed value on the Inst municipal assessment
roll of One Thousand Dollars or more; over and
above any registered judgment or charge and
who arc otherwise duly qualified as municipal
voters;
The persons qualified to be nominated for and
elect* d as Aldermen of said City, shall be such
persons as are male British subjects of the full
age of twenty one years, and are not disqualified under any law. and have been for six months
next preceding the day of nomination the registered owner, in the Land Registry Oflice, of
land or real property in the city of the assessed
value, on the last Municipal Assessment roll of
five hundred dollars or more over and above
any registered judgement or charge, and who
are otherwise duly qualified as municipal
voters.
The persons qualified to be nominated for
and elected as Schosl Trustees of said city shall
be any person being a British subject of the
full age of twenty one years and having been for
tbe six months next preceding the date of
nomination the registered owner, in the Land
Registry oflice, of Land or Real Property in the
city school district of the assessed value, on
the last assessment roll, of five hundred dollars
or more over and above any registered judgment or charge, and being otherwise qualified
to vote at an election of School Trustees in the
said school district shall be eligible to be elected or to serve as a school trustee in snch city
school district.  .
Given under my hand at Greenwood this 30th
day of December, A.D. l!t]5.
,    G. B. TAYLOR,
Returning Officer.
SMOKE....
Imperator and Kpotenav Standard
Cigars.   Made bv
J. C. THELIN & Co., NELSON
Synopsis of Coal Mining Regulations.
��*OAL mining rights of the Dominion
v-* 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
fl 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 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 accompanied
by a fee of $5 which will be refunded if
the rights applied for are not available
but not otherwise. A royalty shall be
paid on the merchantable output of the
mine at the rate of five cents per ton.
The person operating the "mine shall
furnish the Agent with -twoni returns
accounting for the full quantity of merchantable coal mined and pay the royalty
thereon: If the coal mining rights are
not being operated, such returns should
be furnished at least once a year.
The lease will include the" coal mining
rights only, -but the lessee may be permitted to purchase whatever available
surface rights may be considered necessary for the working of the mine at the
rate of $ 10.00 an acre.
For Ml information application should
be made to the Secretary of the Depart
ment of the Interior, Ottawa, or to any
Agent or Sub-Agent of Dominion Lands.
W. W. CORY,
Deputy Minister of the Interior.
N.B.���Unauthorized     publication    of
this advertisement wilLnotbe paid for.���
08782
WESTERN - - HOTELS.
HOTEL PRINCETON
Princeton, B.C., now completed on the
siteoftheoldlGreat Northern. Only
brick hotel in Similkameen. A first
class house,
Swanson & Broomfield. Props
TBE   KASLO   HOTKI
Kaslo, B. C���   is a comfortable
home for all who travel to that
city.   Under new management.
WALSH It HAYD0N, Proprietors.
BRIDESVILJ-K   HOTEI..
Bridesville,   B. G.   This  hotel  is
within easy reach of all the leading
Boundary towns, and the centre oi
a fine farming district.
THOMA.S_D0I.A1_D.   Ptt.pr.etoT,
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.
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T.    THOMAS
CLOTHES CLEANED
PRESSED AND REPAIRED
TAILOR - GREENWOOD
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ALGOAIA HOTEL
Deadwood, B. C. This hotel is
within easy distance of Greenwood
and provides a comfortable home
for travellers. The bar has the
best of wines, liquors and cigars.
JAMES HENDERSON Proprietor
TULAMEEN HOTEL
Princeton, B. C. is the  head
quarters  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 through
out.'   Large sample rooms.   Sales-
mens headquarters.
MURDOCH MclNTYRE. Proprietor.
The Enob Hill Hotel
PHOENIX.
One of the largest hotels in
the city.   Beautiful location,
fine rooms and tasty meals.
A. O. JOHNSON
PROP.
Hotel Brooklyn
The Only First Class and Up/te^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, ��ush, Prop,
ELECTRIC LIGHTED
Phoenix, B.C.
|HMHMHItlHWWmilllllHIII��HIIIHIIIIMII
Halcyon  Hot  Springs
SAINITARIUrVl
THE MECCA FOR RHEUMATICS
OPEN ALL THE YEAR
If you suffer from muscular, inflammatory, sciatic or
any other form of rheumatism, or from metallic poisoning of any sort don't delay. Come at once and get cored.
Most complete and best arranged bathing establishment
on the continent. All departments under one roof steam
heated and electric lighted.
RATES $12.00 to $15.00 per week.
Wm. Boyd, Prop       Halcyon, Arrow Lakes, B. C.
Boundary Falls Grocery
Offers  INo Prrzes,  No  Premiums, No   Coupons, No
Chromos, No 5% off
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 considsred as Cash.
J. C. CRUSE <& CO. !!
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PHONE G 152. PROMPT DELIVERY
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Windsor Hotel
THOROUGHLY  RENOVATED AND SPECIALLY
ADAPTED FOR COMMERCIAL TRADE
THE WINDSOR HOTEL is one of the Dee. furnished
hotels in the west. It is located in the heart-of Green-
wood and within easy reach of all the financial and
commercial institutions of the Copper Metropolis.
Heated with Steam and Lit by Electricity
Commodious sample rooms. The bar. is replete, with
all modern beverages and the meals are the beet. Booms
reseived by telegraph.
�������oft������o����'��C'<^^��<M><^^^^^i)>^H9Hat��ooaa����o����o������o������o��������:i
% nelson, B*e* *
The only up/to/date Hotel in the interior/  First-class
in every respect*
CENTRALLY LOCATED
Hot and Cold Water; Steam Heat and Telephone in
each room.
ROOMS WITH PRIVATE BATHS.
CUISINE AND SERVICE THEBEST
First'Class Bar and Barber Shop
15 FREE SAMPLE ROOMS
Steam Heated; Electric Righted.
RATES $1.00 per day and up; European Plan.
Bus Meets all Trains tad Boats.
*
PHONE   13
Auto    and   horse   Stages
Leave    Greenwood    Twice
Daily to Meet Spokane and
Oroville Trains
Autos For Mire.   The Finest
Turnouts in the Boundary.
Light and Heavy Draying
Palace   Livery sAnd  Stage
GREENYVOOOD. B.C
F. C. BUCKLESS, Proprietor.
BUSINESS CARDS.
ASSAY ER
E. W. WIDDOWSON, Assayer and
Chemist, Box biioS, Nelson, B. C.
Charges:���Gold, Silver, Lead or Copper
|i each. Gold-Silver, (single assay.
Ii.oo. Goid-Si-ver (duplicate assav)
$1.50. Silver-l<ead fi.50 Siiver-Lea_-
Zmc $3.00. Charge- for other metals etc
on application.
Direct from the Factory to tbe consumer
By PARCEL.POST
at wholesale  prices    to advertise onr
Brands.
Every cigar we make is absolutely j. tetrad teed filled with genuine Havana-
Filler
Bo__ofSo'sB.C.':fuli:>eight,  five
inches long $3.50.
Box of 50's O.S   ''�����' inches  long,
Conchas, $3 00.
Box of "Brillantes" Clear  Havana
Wir-pper, full weight, 5 inches
long, 50 S $5.00.
Send money orders or certified
cheque, Do:not send money: unless registered.
References:���R. G.��DO'NN_i.CO-
W1LBERG 4 WOLZ,
New ��Vestml_ster. B. C.
J. B. CAMERON,
Leading Tailor of the B-ootenayB.
KASLO      B.   G
FRED A. STARKEY,
NBJ^SON, B. C.
MINING
- BROKER
PROSPECTS   BOUGHT   AND    SOLD
OR. A. MILLOY
DENTIST
All   the   latest  methods  in   high-class
Dentistry.
LOO BUILDING
.    Corner Abbott & Hastings Streets.
VANCOUVER,   -   - ���-.. B.C>
g��H0ttMfl^^
E:
CO., WD.
Leaves Mother Lode
9.30 a.m. 6.30 p.m.
Leaves Greenwood
2.00 p. m.
8.30 p. m.
Saturday last stage leaves Mother
Lode 6 p. m. Returning, leaves
Greenwood 10 p. m.
OFFICE-PACIFIC BOTEL
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