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Vol.   XXIII.
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Greenwood's   Big   Furniture  Store | ���
 : See Our New Lines In	
Mattresses, Bedsteads and General
House Furnishings
Goods Shipped in Any Direction
Everything Must Go
, Around Home
Come and see and get
your bargains
T. M. GULLSY &. Co.
Copper Street GREENWOOD, B. C. Phone 27
A Full Stock of First Class Pipes.
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The Midway Store for Quality Goods
Our store is centrally located in the district, and
and goods can easily be distributed to ail parts of
the district, Bring your autos or wagons and load
op with first quality goods at the right prices, Save
your money by buying your supplies at the right
lias gone up in price
William C. Arthurs
.-       Greenwood City Bakery
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Dealers in Fresh and Salt Meats, Fish
nnd Poultry.     Shops in nearly all the
towns of the Boundary and Kootenay.
Fit  Reform
20 Per Cent Off
On all Fancy Worsted and
Tweed Suits
For Next 30 Days
Buy yours now and save money
Copper St.
Christian Science service will be held
in the MELLOR BLOCK on Sunday at ii
a. in. All welcome. Every Wednesday
at 8 p. tn., testimonial meetings will be
held iu the same block. Sunday School
every Sunday morning.
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: Importers .and Dealers in
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\    Wines, Liquors, Beer, and Cigars
English, Swiss and American watch
and clock repairing. All work guaranteed.
C. A, Adeneur, opposite Windsor Hotel,
Wanted.���Four teen for making- cedar fence posts. Apply
to R. L. Miles, Carmi.
Fok Sat.i.,���5,000 lbs 1" drill
steel,, in lengths from 1 to 30
feet. This is slightly used and
can be bought reasonable. R. A.
Brown, Midway, B. C.
All political parties, can have
their announcements, and reports
i    Office and Warerooms adjoining the Windsor Hotel
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Halcyon   Mot  Springs
If you suffer from muscular, inllanimatory, sciatic or
any other form of rheumatism, or from metallic poisoning of any sort don't delay. Come at once aud get cured.
Most complete and best arranged bathing establishment
on the continent. All departments under one roof steam
heated and electric lighted.
RATl.S $ 12.00 to ��.5.00 per week.
I Wm. Boyd, Prop.       Halcyon, Arrow Lakes, B. C. |
W. G, Gaunce is spending a
few days in the city.
Lewis closing out White.
Store open evenings.
Rock Creek will hold its Fall
Fair on October 22nd.
The Granby has bonded three
claims near Kamloops.
Fred Ritchie, the old-time
traveller was in town  last  week.
D. McPherson, C.P.R. agent, is
on a business  trip  to Winnipeg.
The Trail and Granby smelters
are looking for properties around
Six cottages have recently been
built at Copper Mountain, near
Phoenix defeated Mother Lode
at baseball on Sunday, by a score
of 10 to 1.
Church ot Eugland service
will be held Sunday, August 27,
at 7:30 p. m.
Bokn.���To Mr. and Mrs. Baird
Bubar, of Beaverdell, on August
19, a daughter.
The electric light office is now
open every day, except Sundays,
from 2 to 5 p.m.
Service in the Presbyterian
Church, Sunday, August 27, at
11 a. m.    All welcome.
Miss C. L. Thompson has re-
the appointment as teacher of the
Greenwood High School.
Wm. Fowler, late of the Provi-
deuce mine, Greenwood, died at
Rogue River, Oregon; on the 31st
of July.
Last week Jim Bush says that
he sold 25 tons of old horse-shoes.
Business must be looking up in
Tire vulcanizing promply attended to. Agent for the Smith
Motor Wheel. Midway Garage,
Midway, B. C.
Mrs. Wm. Lawson arrived in
the city on Wednesday from Vancouver, and is the guest of her
daughter, Mrs. C. Charlton.
Tbe Wo me .j V liisiUute. will
meet on Friday afternoon at 2:30,
August 25th, to sew for Red
Cross. A business meeting will
also be held,
It is reported that next month
the Great Northern will begin
running between Spokane- and
Vancouver, via the Kettle Valley shorf line.
Hugh McGuire was in Grand
Forks this month. He owns some
claims on Hardy Mountain, For
some time past he has been in
the hotel business at Lytton.
A grand dance to close up the
baseball season, will be held at
the Sunset Hall, Mother Lode,
on Mondav evening, Sept. llth.
Good music. Supper will be
served. Admission: Gents, $1.00,
Ladies free.
John Lindsay, Edwin Potts, W.
H. C. Bryant, Duncan Murray, of
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The Presbyterian church was the
i^^jj&ig^^si scene of a very  pretty wedding on
-'-' --     " Wednesday, August 1G, when Miss
Robina Noble Bryant was united
in marriage to Joseph Henry
Twells of Trail, B. O. The bride
was attended by Miss Helen McKay and tho groom by E. F.
Hicks. The ceremony was performed by Rev. R. J. Munro.
The brido was beautifully attired
Western Float *
Mrs. A. G. Colletfc died in Merritt last month.
A nickel refinery will soon be
built in Ontario.
The greatest loss is the friend
who is not dead.
Two stores in Vernon nse motor
trucks to deliver goods.
When yon finish reading The
Ledge send it to a friend.
In California the canneries are
-- ���-������ -��_��   vuv   u��un.
in Duchess satin  over-draped  with Paving $52 a ton for pears
silk Marquisette and  wore an ex- o����^_L_A??? . SidinS .Pinters
quisite veil of embroidered Maline
The   bridesmaid   was   dressed   in
pink silk Crepe de Chine and wore
a large picture hat.
The church was tastefully decorated with beautiful flowers and
ferns. The ceremony was followed
by an elaborate luncheon at the
residence of Mr. and Mrs. Lewis
Bryant, the bride's parents.
Mr. and Mrs. Twells left on the
1:45 train to visit the coast cities.
The brides travelling suit was of
bine silk Poplin, with a large Panama hat. On their return they
will make their home at Trail
where Mr. Twells is employed by
the Trail smelter.
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15 to 40 Watt Lamps 40c each
60 Watt Lamps - 5oc each
100  Watt Lamps, $1.00 each
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SQt EDMUND WALKER, C.V.O.. LL.D. D.C.L.. Fresident"
JOHN AHU>, General Manager. H. V.;_?. JONES, Ass't General ilzm-.cr
mm, si 5,000,000   reserve fund. I.3,5oo,ood
Accounts may be opened at every branch of The Canadian Bank
of Commerce to be operated by mail, and will receive the same
careful attention as is given to all other departments of the Bank's
business. Money may be deposited or withdrawn in this way as
satisfactorily as by a personal visit to the Bank.
J. G. MULLEN Manager
itrogen  Lamps
*   ��   $1.10 each
'   -   -     1.50 '���
'   ��� >    2,50 "
60 Watts
100    "
200    ��
All  lamps sold by us are tested before
leaving the factory
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of meetings, printed in The Greenwood, Benjamin Blocksage,
Ledge by paying'the usual line Duncan Buchanan, of Boundary
rate for this kind  of advertising.  Falls,   have   enlisted   with   the
Army Medical Corps. Several
others intend joining -when circumstances permit"
M. L. McCarren's residence
burned down last Thursday morning at Boundary Palls. Mr. Mc-
C.arroo, who is 94 years old nar-
rously escaped with his life His
hands and face were badly scorched.'  The loss is about $1400.
The Pacific seems kind of lonesome, Bill and Bear have crossed
the Big Divide. James Clark
and Arthur Edward Eales administered the chloroform, and
now these two old canines are in
the dog heaven. They are buried not far from Billy McBride's
old residence.
Wm. Thompson has work well
under  way ou the Eagle's Nest,
(formerly the Greenwood) situate
a   short   distance   north   of the
C.P.R. depot.    On  this property
there is a 50 foot incline sh^ft,
showing a six foot lead carrying
copper-silver   ore.     A   chute is
now under construction  to carry
the ore a distance of 360 feet to a
bin  at  the bottom  of  the hill,
from  where it will be loaded on
cars and taken by rail for treatment at the Greenwood smelter.
Capt. S. G. Kirk, Grand Forks
Independent Co. of Rifles, who is
general recruiting officer for the
Boundary District was in Greenwood on Thursday and Friday.
He informed The Ledge that recruits are needed for several infantry battalions,  including the
225th  Kootenay   and   Boundary
Battalion; for the238th (Forestry
Battalion); for the Army Medical   Corps,   and   for   the 239tb
(Railway Construction)   Battalion.    Capt. Kirk is authorized to
furnish transportation to  any of
. these units  as soon   as the re-
j emit papers are signed.
Copper in Manitoba
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''While there is no donbt thafe
great copper deposits exist north
of The Pas, ife may be doubted if it
is  the intention  of those having
fehem under option to smelt in that
region.    What is far more likely,
seemingly, feo happen is thafe  the
new processes of oil flotation will
be employed to make rich  concentrates,  which  may be shipped feo
Anyox,  Trail, Tacoma, San Francisco, or elsewhere.    Smelting can
never be profitable without access
to cheap fuel, and  it should cer-
uainly be more economical to transport concentrates to Trail,  for instance; than feo carry coal from the
Crow's Nest to Athapapuskow.
"Although there is no exact information to go on, it is understood that the  biggest  deposit so
��� ���    __..-.-.__��    yam .era   are
scarcer than berry pickers.
In the field of labor the shade
trees are none too plentiful.
The apple crop in B. C this year
will exceed one million boxes.
Dr. McNanghton of Rossland has
opened a dental office in Trail.
In July $42,000 worth of building permits were issued in Trail.
The trail from Fort Sfe. James
feo the Omineca is in bad condition.
Placer gold from Wild Horse
creek is being cashed in Cranbrook.
Blodwin has nofe been heard of
since she left Nelson nine years
There are 25 placer miners working near Manson creek, in the
Fighting Joe Martin should arrive in Vancouver this week from
The Chinese do not pay much
attention in Vancouver to the Half
Holiday Act.
The Great Northern track between Port Hill and Wynndel has
been torn up.
Roy Austin was drowned while
fishing in the Backwater river,
Cariboo district.
Mrs. Richards recently swam
across fehe lake at Silverton, a distance of two miles.
A. Thomas recently died in
Kamloops. He was a veteran of
the American War.
James Anderson of Kispiox has
gone to Singapore, where he will
manage a rnbber estate.
In Mission City, the girls sometimes pay the young men five
cents, to see fehem home.
Canadian paper mills are ship*
ping more than 1000 tons of newsprint daily to the United States.
By nsing water power nitric acid
can be made cheaper in Kootenay
than in any other part of the
Billy Snnday says that booze is a
greater enemy to Great Britain
than Germany. So is nitric acid
when it is abused.
Recently the Douk factory at
Brilliant was making 4,500 pails of
f- -���*���'* 1        unman* was making 4,500 nails of
far tested runs  to  about 10 per strawberry jam daily.    They will
. ��nt ��������.     mi..-.      .. .  I sell to the heathen
Greenwood Gity Waterworks Company
Everything Electrical
A damsel asked one of her fel-
lov,' boarders, a stylish dry goods
clerk, at the breakfast table.
"Why i? your moustache. like my
back hair.'' He blushingly gave
it up; the answer caused him to
blu^h still more, ''Because it isall
eent. copper.    This,   of  course, is
enormously rich for  a  big body of
ore,  yet not impossible.    Most of
the big copper mines run from li
per cent, to 21 per cent, in copper,
and such thafe the ore is worth $100
a  ton,   which   corresponds   fairly
well  with the IS per cenfe content
mentioned.   This percantage would
yield 3G0  pounds   of   copper per
short ton, and, with  copper at 29
cents a pound,   equals $104 a ton.
"However \vo need not expect any
largo body to run to IS per cent.;
this is more likely to  be picked
samples.    It is  believed afe Flin-
Fon may go %V1 in copper aud $9
or ��10 in gold, whilo Schist lake is
thought to, perhaps, average 810 a
ton.    Given sufficient tonnage, and
Northern Maitoba  will   become a
rival to Montana and Michigan as
copper country.    ' It appears probable that they are going to have a
very great development in Northern  Manitoba,  and   the stimulus
will be felt throughout the pro
He Changed His Mind
"Mr. Sims, take my advice and
never get married. I am sick of
married l'jjfe. I have not been
home for two days." "Is that so,
John? Why, I should think you
aught to be happy. I heard your
wife feli heir to $10,'000 only yesterday." "The deuce you say!
I'll see you to-morrow, Sims. So
There will be a big crop of crab
apples in B. C. this year.
Some poker has recently been
discovered in fehe Slocan. It runs
high in white chips, and the dummy has no fingers.
Cigar stands and shoe shiners
can do business ou Sunday in Vancouver, but fehe fruit and grocery
stores must close tight.
The Duke of Connaught says
that B. C. is the most wonderful
province in the Empire. Ii compares with Cashmere, India.
The Duke of Connaught recently
visited Mount Revelstoke, and pronounced tbe scenery the finest in
America. He should have seen
New Denver.
Montana Pete is shipping empty
bottles from Vernon to Calgary.
It seems strange thafe Calgary needs
so many empty bottles. In a Prohibition town they usually need the
In the trenches the French publish 27 newspapers, the British,
seven, and the Belgian., one. For
the third time since April 1st the
price of paper has advanced in
A druggist in Chilliwack recently put on a one cent sale. He sold
one box of pills for 50 cents, aud
two of the same kind for 51 cents.
Must be big money in the drug j
business.        ������ '
Bow Kee died in Hedley, and
was buried with a bottle each of
brandy and whiskey in his casket.
He believed in having the spirit
with him feo treat his friends when
he wakes up in the New Pekin.
Just 23 years ago to-morrow the
Kaslo Claim suspended publication
in Kaslo. with the most unique
edition of any newspaper the world
has ever seen. 'The writer has refused many times to accept $50 for
a copy of that famous Tombstone
Mr. Julia O'Connor died in New
Westminster this month aged 90
years. She moved from Grand
Forks to the coast abont seven
years ago. Mrs. O'Connor came
to Canada from Ireland in 1S50.
Her husband died in Orilla, Ontario, 25 years ago.
Looks like a revival in Camp
In the near future coke will  be
made at Coalmont.
Around Eholt, quite a number
of mining claims are being developed.
It is reported that the Arlington
near Slocan City has been bonded.
The Standard mill at Silverton
has one of fehe largest settling tanks
in Canada.
In  the Slocan,  the wagon road
from  the Jackson to the Bell has
I been completed.
[ Mining is looking np around
Trout Lake and Ferguson, bufe
miners are scarce.
At the Vancouver Exhibition 12
mines of the Merritt district exhibited specimens.
W. M. Archibald of the Trail
smelter recently examined a group
of copper claims at Jones' lake.
It is reported that asbestos has
been found near Whitewater. The
writer saw specimens of asbestos
in the Slocan years ago.
A loading platform for the
Aberdeen mine has been buil^at
Coyle station. This mine ships
regularly to Greenwood.
The Granby is shipping orefrom
Gibson Island to Anyox. A large
wharf is to be built on the Island,
and fehe force of men at the mine
Twenty tons of spelter are made
daily in Trail, and this output will
be gradually increased to 60 tons.
This spelter is among the purest
made in America.
Jim Ryan has started work npon
one of his claims, a few miles from
Three Forks. He is one of fehe
oldest prospectors in the Slocan,
and has had claims on the north
fork of Carpenter creek for many
The mill at the Donhoe in the
Nicola district should be ready for
operation in November. Ore is
now hauled on motor trucks to
Nicola for shipment to Trail. The
400 foot shaft has been nnwatered
and retimbered.
Of the   properties  immediately
tributary to Three Forks, the McAllister is working three men; the
AIps-Altnras,   five; Black  Grouse,
two; while on  the Badhelor, midway  between Sandon   and Three
Forks,  George  Petty of Tacoma,
Wash., is working a couple of men
on  development.     In the Idaho-
Alamo basin,   Thomas Avison of
New Denver,  has about eight or
nine men  at work,  and Clarence
Cunningham  has about   ten men
taking out ore on the Queen Bess.
In addition there is a gang of abont
ten men engaged in trail repairing
up the north fork of Carpenter.���
Kaslo Kootenaian.
Dug Through Fortune
Redding, Cal. ���Having dug his
way through a ledge of graphite
now worth a fortune, to reach a
poor gold mine from which he has
gotten a bare living for fourteen
years, A, E. Egerton, of Whiskey-
town, has just sold his claim to H,
C. Warmeck, of fehis city.
The graphite is valuable because
the war has shut off importations
from Germany.
When Egerton drove a tunnel
into his gold mine over ten years
ago, he cut a black ledge five feet
in thickness. He passed np tbe
"black staff" as worthless and
went on taking out gold, his tunnel finally penetrating the mountain 1,000 feet. The black ledge,
which was really graphite, was encountered ninety feet below the
The name of the mine "Allad-
din's Lamp." The new owners
propose to put an auto truck line
in service aud thip the graphite to
Redding for transportation to San
Francisco by rail.
In the small mining camps the
school taxes fall heavily npon a
few pwple. This matter should
$2 a year in Canada,   and   ..2.50 . in  the
United States.
Editor and Financier-
Delinquent Co-Owner Notices $25.00
Coal and Oil Notices     6.00
Application Liquor Licenses      5.00
Transfer Liquor Licenses    7-5��
Estray Notices 3-��o
Cards of Thanks     i-����
Certificate of Improvement  1000
(Where more than one claim appears iu notice, $2.50 for .eaclfad-
ditional claim.)
All other legal: advertising, 12 cents a
line first insertion, aud 8 cents a line for
each subsequent insertion, nonpariel
Winnipeg Labor Leader Emphatically Denies Statements Made
By W. D. Bayley
Meaning Of Prohtblon Act To
Organized Labor.
C01.E makes tho smelters blow.
Give us plenty of coke.
Lnvi'.    your   neighbor  and
world will grow brighter.
Tu-���-.{-_ are more suckers wearing
pants than there are swimming in
the creek.
Ox the 14 th of September, 1S62,
the battle of South Mountain in
the States. On the 14th September, 1916, the battle of the ballots
will occur in B.C. Are you ready
for the great fight?
GiiKAT interest is being taken
all over the province in the approaching election. We are almost sure to have a strong business government in the future, and
evenly divided politically.
To Stop War Frauds
The report of the War Charities
Committees just issued cites some
cruel abuses of charitable appeals,
and makes useful suggestions for
the prevention of bogus funds.
They suggest that it shall be
made illegal to appeal to the public for any war charity unless the
body making the appeal is registered nnder regulations drawn up by
the Home Oflice.  ..
How necessary is the precaution
is fehe evidence given to the committee affords abundant proof. In
some cases large sums of money
which have been collected were
found to be under the control of an
individual who had placed them to
his own banking account. In others, no accounts had been published
showing how the money has been
disposed of, and no proper records
have been kept.
A typical instance is that of a
fund promoted for the relief of victims of the war in the country of
one of our Allies. According to the
last published statement of account
a sum of over ,��120,000 had been
collected, a large portion of which
appears to have been expended for
the purpose indicated. There remained a balance of about ��42,000
with regard to the expenditure of
which no account has been published.
A French swindler convicted in
Paris for fraud started a fund in
London, and employed young
women to collect money in places
of public resort, paying them a
"''"commission of ten per cent. This
scheme having, been stopped, he
founded an association for the benefit of war orphans, and succeeded
in obtaining the names of a number
of titled persons as patrons. In
fonr months he collected ��250.
Fnally this man was deported to
France, and is now in prison there
again.���Lloyds Weekly.
er was buried in another place, and j Prohibition   Orator   Makes
where  they  had  located  a  grave!      Many False Statements
they opened a gold mine.
An adventurer who had drifted
into Leadville, Colorado, awoke
one morning without food or
money. He went out and Bhot a
deer, which, in its dying agonies,
kicked up dirt and disclosed signs
of gold. The p^or man staked a
claim and opened up one of most
profitable mines over worked in
"Dead Man Claim," the name
given to another rich mine in
Leadville, was discovered by a
broken-down miner while digging
a grave.
A miner died when there was
several feet oj snow on the ground.
His comrades laid his body in a
snow  bank  and  hired   a man for
$20   to  dig a  grave.    The grave-
digger, after  three  days' absence,
was found digging a  mine  instead
of a grave.    While  excavating he
had   struck  gold.    Forgetting the
corpse and his bargain, he thought
only   of   the   fact   that   he   had
"struck it rich."
An unsuccessful Australian miner went up and  down in Colorado
for several months prospecting for
gold and finding none.    One day
he   sat   down  upon a stone and
while  musing  over  his hard luck
aimlessly    struck    another   stone
with his pick.    He chipped off a
piece, and sprang to his feet.    The
chip   was  rich  gold  quartz.     He
huried into the little town of Bos-
ita and went to the assay  office,
where a teamster had just dumped
a load of wood.    He agreed to saw
the wood feo  pay  for assaying his
chipped sample.    The result of the
assay sent him  back  to his claim.
When he bad taken out of it ��450,-
000 he sold the mine  for $300,000
in cash and ��1,000,000 in stock.
But these stumblings have beon
fehe   exceptions   to  the rule  that
mines are found by painstaking, intelligent prospectors.    They spend
wearisome   months   in   exploring
mountain and gulches.    They are
mineralogists,      geologists     and,
above all, practical explorers, who
can  tell   from   a "twist"   in  the
grain of the rock or from the color
of  a  spar seam  whether   "paying
gold" can be mined in the region.
SEPT. 12th, 13th, Utti, 15th
SEPT. 16th, 17th, and 18th
Up-to-Date and Best Appointed Studio
in the Boundary
Amateur   Finishing   Beautifully   Done,
Best   Line of Tortrait Frame Pictures in
the Boundary.
J. L. COLES, agent for amateur finishing and enlarging
Agent for Ensign Cameras and Supplies
Princeton, B. C. is the headquarters for miners, investors
and railroad men. A fine location and everything first-class
J. N. MacPHERSON, Proprietor.
Merritt, B. C. The leading liotel
in Merritt Hot and cold water in
every room. Steam heated throughout. Large sample rooms. Sales-
mens headquarters.
MURDOCH McINTYRE.-Pi-opr.etor.
"lying around  loose."
nrers   drifted   about
Stumbling Upon A Mine
Gold was discovered in California in 1848 and in Colorado in
1858. The discovery was accidental in both cases and the fact created
the impsession   that  mines   were
in   hope   of
" stumbling     upon     a     mine. "
��Thayer,   the    historian   of   those
days, has  given several  instances
of lucky "stumbling."
Three men while looking for gold
in California, discovered the dead
body of a man who evidentally had
been "prospecting.*' "Poor fellow," paid one of the trio, "let's
give him a decent burial." So
th��.y began to dig a grave. Three
feet below the surfabe they discovered signs of gold.   The Strang-,
Manitoba Minerals
According to The Pas Herald,
the mineral found in New Manitoba during the past eighteen
month and their location is as follows:
Gold bearing quartz���Herb lake,
Little Herb lake. Island lake,
Cranberry lake, Reed lake and
Sulphides���Flin-Fon.. Athapaus-
kow, Schist, Wolverine, Copper,
Pineroot river, Elbow lake, Armstrong lake, Piquitona, Mystic
lake, Phantom, Big Island lake,
Little Herb lake and Cranberry.
Molybdenite���Crow Duck Bay
in Herb lake and Phantom lake.-
Silver���Nelson House.
Pyrrhotite���Copper lake.
Bismuth'���Athapapuskow lake.
The sulphide ores contain copper, gold, silver, zinc, lead, sulphur and iron. The principal val>-
ues at Flin-Fon are in copper and
gold, where the copper runs to 2
per cent., and the gold gives a
value of approximately 87. At
Schiet lake the chief value is in
copper of 18 per cent., with zinc
next in order with something like
25 per cent, and gold 85 to fehe
A Criminal Lawyer
A Londoner while staying in
Scotland recently required legal
assistance, and, going up to a sensible looking man in a etreefe of the
town in which he was staying, began, "Pardon me, sir, but are you
a resident of this town?" "Weel,"
was the cautious reply, "I've
leeved here a matter o' fifty years."
"Ah, then, perhaps you can help
me," went on the visitor. "I'm
looking for a criminal lawyer.
Have you one in this town?" The
Scotsman dropped his voice to a
confidential whisper as he answered, "We hiv, but we hinna been
able to prove it against him yet.
He's ower sharp."
Many false statements.were made hy
Mr. W. D. Bailey, a so-called Labor Leader of Winnipeg, during his recent tour of
the Province in behalf of the People's
Prohibition Party. A denial was not
entered to these statements at the time
because it was thought desirable to nail
these falsehoods iu such a convincing
manner, as to show the workingmen of
Rritlsh Columbia in a conclusive manner,
that the campaign oratory and literature
of Mr. Bayley was not trustworthy. This
evidence is now at hand, and should be
read by every workingman of British
Columbia. It outlineB in a convincing
manner the lengths of which Prohibition
orators and writers have gone in an effort to swing the workingmen's vote of
British Columbia in favor of the Prohibition Act.
The campaign of falsehoods and misleading statements which have been carried on among the workingmen of British Columbia by the Prohibitionists can
only be excused by the fact that they
realize that the condemnation of the B.C.
Prohibition Act by such strong labor organization as the Trades and Labor Councils of Vancouver, Victoria, New Westminster and Prince Rnpert outlines a
position which is difficult to attack by
fair methods.
One of Mr. Bayley's statements, made
from the platform while on the Coast,
and now framed in literature which is
being circulated by Prohibitionists, is to
the effect that he personally offered to
help the agent of the Bartender's Union
to find employment after Manitoba went
dry. He was told that the bartenders
were all fixed, and that the agent of the
Union had gone back to his job with the
Bartenders' Union. The bartenders were
the only trade that were really affected
by the Prohibition Act, and all of them
had gone to work at other trades.
A copy of this statement and the Prohibition campaign literature was sent to
F. W. McGill, Business Agent for the
Bartenders' Union at Winnipeg. Immediately upon this receipt Mr. McGill
sent a reply which brands the statements
as absolutely false. In direct denial of
Mr. Bayley's statement his letter read as
'���I am only too pleased to get at
one of those fakers who are all the
time trying to exploit the labor man
when they think they can get away
with it.   The statement of Mr. Bail-
ley that he offered to assist me in getting me a job is untrue, as is his
statement that I am workiug for the
Barbers' Union.   I have not worked
since I lost my position as Business
Agent of the Bartenders Union, June
ist.   In regards to the bartenders of
Winnipeg all getting jobs, there are
fourteen working that were working
when the Manitoba Temperance Act
came into effect June ist, the balance
of two hundred and eighty-two placed
out of employment.
With reference  to the   altitude   of
Manitoba   Prohibitionists  towards men
employed in  the liquor trade, Mr. McGill says that  during   the   Prohibition
campaign the Social Service Council laid
great stress on the handsome manner iii
which they would provide employment
for this class of labor,  should the workingmen  support    the   Prohibition   Act.
After the Prohibition Act passed, however, the members of the Council evident-
ally forget all about their promises, for
they have done absolutely nothing to assist these men in  securing work.   The
situation in reference to these men Mr.
McGill  describes as  deplorable.     Over
five hundred clerks wei-e thrown out of
work when  the  Manitoba  liquor stoves
were closed,  and with   all   these   men
looking for employment,  the position of
the bartender was such as placed him at
a decided disadvantage
With reference to Mr. Bailey's statement that he was a Labor Candidate for
the Manitoba Legislature, Mr. McGill
says that he was the only person that
recognized himself as a Labor Candidate.
There were three Trade Unionists on his
committee, but when he placed Prohibition in his platform they told him they
could not serve. As a result he slipped
the Prohibition plank of his platform,
and never mentioned the subject during
his campaign.
Mr. McGill's letter contains other criticisms of Mr. Bailey's statemenis as made
on the Coast, these being of the same
character as the above denial. In view
of the above direct statement, it would be
well for the workingmen of British Columbia to weight Mr, Bayley's campaign
oratory and literature in behalf of the
B. C. Prohibition Act at its true value.���
F.   J.
Winnipeg Ave.,
Grand Forks
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 feook a drink afe
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 the
roamings of a western
editor among the tender-
feet in the cent b^K It
contains the earlj history
of Nelson and a romance
of the Silver King mine.
In ife 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 let-
���    ters to
R. T. Lowery
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,
Rock Creek, B. C. This is one of
the oldest hotels in the Kettle Valley. Excellent accommodation for
all travellers.
S. T. LARSEN, Proprietor.
Kaslo, B. C,,   is a  comfortable
home for all who travel to that
city.   Under new  management.
WALSH & HAYD0N, Proprietors.
The Knob Hill Hotel
One of the largest hotels in
the city.   Beautiful location,
fine rooms and tasty mealc.
A. O. JOHNSON      -     PROP.
E. W. WIDDOWSON, Assayer and
Chemist, Box biio8, Nelson, B. C.
Charges:���Gold, Silver, Lead or Copper
$i each. Gold-Silver, (single assay)
$ i oo. Goid-Silver (duplicate assay)
$1.50. Silver-Lead $1.50 Silver-Lead-
Zinc J.3.00. Charges (brother metals etc
on application.
|THE WINDSOR HOTEL is or.o of the oest furnished
hotels in the west. Tt is located in the heart of Greenwood and within easy reach of all the financial and
commercial institutions of the Copper Metropolis.
Heated with Steam and Lit by Electricity
Commodious sample rooms. The bar is replete with
all modern beverages and fehe meals are the best. Rooms
rcseived by telegraph.
The Consolidated Mining & Smelting Co.
of Canada, Limited
Offices, Smelting and Refining Department
Purchasers of Gold, Silver, Copper and Lead Ores
Norden Hotel
The Streak of Yellow
With a pocket full of money
Any coward can be brave;
When the skies are bright and sunny
Any man his flag can wave.
But the test of every fellow
Is disaster's sudden blow,
And if he is streaked with yellow
���It is then that it will show.
You will never find a quitter
If he's leading in the race;
It is when the fight grows bitter
And another makes the pace
That the coward starts to bellow
And to whimper at his woe;
If a man is streaked with yellow
When he's pressed it's sure to show.
Can you stand thelgaff of losing,
Can you battle to the end;
Take the cuffing and the bruising
And not let your courage bend?
For the test of pluck is never
When you're leading in the race,
But are you game as ever
When another sets the pace?
���Live Oak Review.
Synopsis of Coal Mining Regulations.
��*OAL mining rights of the Dominion
^"* in Manitoba, Saskatchewan and Alberta, the Yukon Territory, the Northwest Territories aud in a portion of British
Columbia, may be leased for a term of
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 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 t>er ton.
The person operating the mine shall
furnish the Agent wlh sworn returns
accounting for the full quantity of merchantable coal mined and pay the royalty
thereon: If the coal mining rights are
not being operated, such returns should
be furnished at least once a year.
_ The lease will include the coal mining
rights only, but the lessee may be permitted to purchase whatever available
surface rights may be considered necessary for the working of the mine at the
rate of $10.00 an acre.
For full information application should
be made to the Secretary of the Depart
ment of the Interior, Ottawa, or to any
Agent or Sub-Agent of Dominion Lands.
Deputy Minister of the Interior.
N.  B.��� Unauthorized publication of
this advertisement will not be paid for.���
5878a �����
TAKE NOTICE that we, the undersigned, intend to apply to the Board of
License Commissioners for the City of
Phoenix, British Columbia, at their next
meeting, for a transfer of the liquor
license for the premises known as the
Brooklyn Hotel, situate in Phoenix, B.C.,
���to James Marshall.
Dated at Phoenix, B. C, this 22nd day
of August, 1916.
Kelowna and Westbank want a
free ferry service.
The Similkameen voters list contains 1664 names.
Wooden ships are being built at
North Vancouver.
The eneray in the water rnnning
to waste, over the waterfalls in
B. C, is Efficient to operate all the
factories in Europe.
All   the   latest  methods   in   high-class
Corner Abbott & Hastings Streets.
VANCOUVER.   -   -   -   B.C.
Leading Tailor of the Kootenays.
KASLO      B.   O
Tbis hotel is under
new management, and I
���will be pleased to see all
its old patrons, and as
many new ones as possible. Prompt and efficient service guaranteed.
The Only First Class and Up^to/Datc
Hotel in Phcenix,   New from cellar
to roof,   Best Sample Rooms in the    -
Boundary,   Opposite Great Northern
Depot.   X   X   Modern Bathrooms
Marshall & Bush,
Phoenix, B.C.
George Lamb
Flooring,   Shiplap,   Rustic, Casing, Dimension, and all kinds
of lumber.
Certiiicate of Improvements.
O. K. Fractional Mineral Claim, situate in tlie
Greenwood Mining Division of Yale District.
Where located: In Greenwood Camp.
TAKE NOTICE that I, Robert Forslia.v,
Free Miner's Certificate No. 6%79 Ii,
intend, 60 days from date hereof, to apply,
to the Mining Recorder for a Certificate of Improvements, for the purpose of obtaining a
Crown Grant of the above claim.
And further take notice that action, under
Section 8S,  must  be  commenced   before   the
issuance of such Certificate of Improvements.
Dated this 2<ith day of June, A. D. 1916.
-���  :(Section 49)    .���.���������.-::
NOTICE is hereby g-iven that on the 3rd
day of September next, application will bi>
made to the Superintendent of Provincial Police
for the transfer of the licence for the sale of
liquor by retail in and upon the premises
known as the Union Hotel, situate on Lots, 1,
2,3 and 4, Block 3. Enolt, British Columbia,
from D, Oxley to J. A. McMaster.
Dated this 3rd day of August. Ii.16.
D. OXiEtf'.i
NOTICE is hereby given that I intend
to apply at the next sitting of the Board
of License Commissioners of the City of
Greenwood for a transfer of the Liquor
I_icense held by me for the Norden
Hotel to George Lamb,
Greenwood, B. C.July 24th, 1916.
Auto    and   Horse   Stages
Leave    Greenwood    Twice
Daily to Meet Spokane and
Oroville Trains
Autos for Hire.   The Finest
Turnouts in the Boundary.
Light and Heavy Draying
Palace   Livery  And  Stage
SOLD     F. C. BUCKLESS, Proprietor.
time fiotel
ilefsoti, B����*
*  Hot and Cold Water; Steam Heat and Telephone in
*������''.���'���        each room.
The only tuvtodate Hotel in the interior,   First-class
in every respect.
First Class Bar and Barber Shop
Steam.Heated;  Electric Lighted.
RATES Si.00 per day and up; European Plan.
Bus Meets all Trains and Boats.
xeursion Fares
Fair and One Third
Round Trip
To and from all Stations and B. C. Steamer Landings
On Sale Sept; I to 4th
Return Limit Sept 6th
Conductors  will sell Excursion J Tickets from % Flag Stations
J. S. CARTER, D.P^:.y^l^n,-B;-C;-"'-
��� ��� ��� ���
Imperator aud Kootenay Standard
Cigars.    Made bv
Direct from the Factory to the consumer
at  wholesale  prices:   to advertise onr
Every cigar we make is absolutely gnar-
anteed filled with genuine Havana-
������-,'���.-���.   _", ���;��� Filler
Box o So's B.C.  full  weight,  five
inches long $3.50.:
Box :    50's .0,S    4   inches   long,
Conchas, $3.00.
Box* . 'Brillantes" Clear  Havana
Wrapper, fnll weight, 5 inches
long, 50 S $5.00.
Send money order,  or certified
cheque.   Do not send money na.
lesis registered.
References:���R. G. DUNS �� CO.
ntir fftutmasUt.B.C


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