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"ovincial Library
Vol.   XXIII.
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Made in Sizes Similar to Carpet Squares
We also have it in two yard widths, same as
Linoleum,   only at lower price   per yard.
New location���Russell-Law Caulfield Building
PHONE 28        X        GREENWOOD, B.C.
Sporting Goods.
Fishing Tackle, Ammunition and Bicycle Supplies
Poultry Netting:, Screen
Doors and Wire Cloth
Around Home
was in   Spokane
was in the city
joined   the
* <^>*^��*<M"X^K��H~X~:~X~-^
THE WINDSOR HOTEL is one of the oest furnished
hotels in the west. It 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 the meals are the best. Rooms
reserved by telegraph.
William C. Arthurs
Greenwood City Bakery
The Consolidated Hieing & Smelting Co.
of Canada, Limited
Offices, Smelting and Refining Department
Purchasers of Gold, Silver, Copper, Lead and Zinc Ores
Heavy Teaming
of all kinds
Christian Science service will be held
in the MELLOR BLOCK on Sunday at n
a. m. All welcome. Every Wednesday
at 8 p. m., testimonial meetings will be
held in the same block. Sunday School
every Sunday morning.
Dealers in Fresh and Salt Meats, Pish
and Poultry. Shops in nearly all the
towns of the Boundary and Kootenay.
Most people are in a hurry; they have little time to waste.
When you are in a rush, think how the telephone will help
you.   It reaches everywhere,   Its use is economical.
They say "The more hurry, the less speed." but that
originated in the clays before the telephone. Now it is "The
more hurry, the greater speed," for the action of the telephone
is instantaneous.
W-fcUDBL. C.V.O.. LUD. D.C____, PmUaat"
H. V. 9. JONSS. A__rt C__n_t-C-_| Mansser
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 Bas&'s
business.   Money may be deposited or withdrawn in this way as
.^satisfactorily a* by a personal visit to the Bank. S53
::     H. C. LUCAS, Manager
-A first-class letter-
Apply   at   The
For Sa__,e.
press   for   33
Ledge office.
For Sale.���A 10 horse power
stationary engine. Apply to A.
D. Morrison, Grand Forks.
Rooms t.o Rent.���Free baths &
modern conveniences. Swayne
House, Silver street.
To Printers ���A few cases,
rack and fonts of type for sale.
Ledge office.
Get a Koolenay Standard at
the O, K. Cigar Store.
Concerning Quebec
We have harbored and nursed
treason iu this country for half a
century. We have only ourselves
to blame if the day should now
arrive when our unnatural foundling should tur_Q against us. Anti-
British sentiment has been openly
cultivated in Quebec for more than
a generation, with the open toleration of both political parties.
Special privileges have been demanded by Quebec repeatedly���
and invariably have been granted
by whichever party chanced to be
in power at the moment when the
demands were made. Anti-imperialism has beeu developed almost
to the point where it becomes a religion. Religion itself has besn
misused for furthering racial ambitions. Tbe English-speaking Catholics in Canada have been treated
by the Queboc hierarchy as of little importance. Their interests
have on all occasions bave been
made subservient to the racial interests of Quebec. There has been
scarcely a campaign conducted
non-.in.lly iu behalf of religious
privileges that has not been merely
a racial campaign in disguise, designed to spread the French language and French political ideas
throughout    Canada. ��� Winnipeg
Post. ..X-.xX''X-'.>..
It is proposed to change the
name of dog fish to grey fish. The
dog fish is good food, but its name
makes some people thick otherwise. By any ">ther name it will
i taste sweeter.
M.   Johnson
last week.
Sam McConnel
on Monday.
Paddy  Bacon  has
array at Edmonton.
F. C. Buckless is spending
week in Greenwood.
R. N. Adams has  moved from
Princeton to Spokane.
Constable Stewart  of
has bought a Ford car.
F. W. McLaine is taking an
officer's course in Victoria.
Hugh McCutcheon is spending
his vacation in Vancouver.
Mr. and Mrs. H. C. Lewis
visited Princeton last week.
It is 227 years today since Billy
planted tbe orange in Ireland.
There are 30 men working at
Copper Mountain near Princeton.
Fred K McMaun is now the
night clerk at the Hotel Princeton.
Tourist travel these davs is
heavy on the Kettle Valley railway.
Angus Cameron, customs officer
at Laurier, was in town last
All kinds of furniture for sale,
also a Mason Risen Piano. Mrs.
The Italian Co-Operative stores
of Trail is opening a branch in
Dick Whitiord, is night watchman for the K. V. R. at South
D. L. McElroy has a big logging contract on Sutherland
creek, near Fife.
J. P. Anderson, of Copper
Mountain, is on a vist to his family in Anaconda.
The Princeton coal mine is installing a 200 h.p. Ingersoll-Rand
10-driil compressor.
Elmer Woodward and Miss
Jessie Spraggett were married in
Grand Forks last week.
Mr. and Mrs. Harry Bidder
and daughter Bessie left on Saturdav last for Marysville.
Thomas H. Richards of Phoenix died in Vancouver this month
from dropsy, aged 64 years.
Mrs. E. E. Gibson, of Grand
Forks, was visiting Miss Tille
Graham for a few days last week.
R. K. Fuller has quit running
the boarding house at Copper
Mountain, and gone to the coast.
Sam Young of Rhone was fined
$10 aud costs on July 5, for having iu his possession very small
A burned bridge, 20 miles west
of McCulloch, delayed the east
bound train about eight hours on
At the Emma mine the power
is being greatly increased. A
2000-volt wire is being replaced
bv one of 20,000.
The little test mill of the Canada Copper Co., at Copper Mountain, is making a carload of concentrates weekly.
Miss Bella Fraser and Miss
Hazel Smith, of Vancouver, are
visiting their aunt and uncle Mr.
aud Mrs. Alex Greig.
Wm. Jeuks and sons Robert
and Gordon returned from Vancouver on Friday, where Mr.
Jenks took part in the trap shooting tourney.
Send oue dollar to Walter G.
Kennedy. Trail, B. C, and receive one of those famous John
Cotton pipes; two shapes, bent
and straight.
The Great Northern now runs
a daily train, between Princeton
and Oroville. It leaves Princeton at 7 a.m., and returns every
evening at 7.45.
Bvron E. Sharp of Spokane is
reported to have been drowned in
Montana. He was a stock broker,
and well-known in the Boundary
and Kootenay districts.
Dentistry.���Dr. Guy, of Grand
Forks, will be at the Pacific
Hotel, Greenwood, from July
9 to July 21, prepared to execute all kinds of dentistry.
Mary Pickford the screens,
greatest star will  appear in one
Dr. T. N. Guy was on a trip to
the Okanagan last week, taking
in the celebration at Penticton
on July 2nd. He made the trip
in his new Chalmers car.
Oscar Lachmund returned from
Princeton on Tuesday night. In
company with Mr. McCulloch,
chief engineer for the K.V. R.,
he visited Copper Mountain on
Mrs. C. Norris and daughters,
Hal and Billy, left on Friday last
for Nelson, where they will visit
Phoenix Hora saort time with Mrs. and
Miss Fawcett, before going to
Harry Wright of Trail, was
married in Spokane last week to
his former wife Mrs. Jennie
Wright. Harry at one time represented Nelson in the B. C.
Johnnie Huff is tending bar at
the Hotel Princeton. He has
grown thin, and1 only weighs 240
pounds. The Hotel Princeton
has two bartenders on shift during the day.
H. B. Mausette, wife and
daughter were taken ill in Princeton ou Sunday with ptomaine
poisoning, caused it is thought
by eating canned corn. They
are now convalescent.
George Beban in "An Alien"
will be shown at the Star
Theatre, two nights, Friday and
Saturday, July 20th and 21st.
This is an 8 reel super feature
which out classes any picture yet
shown in Greenwood. Special
prices, adults 35 c. children 15c.
Mr. Roberts has returned to the
Emma mine from a trip to
Princeton. Two years ago Mr.
Roberts took the radium treatment in England for cancer.
The treatment cost $21 a sitting,
and was only partially success-
Pte. Wm, Jones is spending a
few days at Rock Creek, being
the first returned soldier to come
back to that town. He was
wounded by shrapnel in the leg,
while doing his bit in France
last fall. He owns a ranch on
Nicholson creek.
Western Float
80,000 more
of ber biggest successes "Hulda
from Holland" at the Star
Theatre, Thursday. July 19th.
George M. Johnson passed
through. Greenwood yesterday on
his way to Nelson. He went to
France two years ago with the
Pioneers, and was wounded with
shrapnel last fall. He was reported dead in the Daily News
some time ago, and his wife went
trom Nelson to live with her relatives at Orillia. On his way
west last month, to a convalescent hospital at the coast, Georgej
dropped in at Orillia and convinced his wife that the report of
his death was greatly exaggerated.
Murdock Mclntyre of the Cold-
water hotel, Merritt, is visiting
Phoenix, where he at one time
conducted a livery stable and
sawmill. His family accompanied him. He reports Merritt
good���since Jim Ellis, formerly
on the Boundary Creek Times,
became stipendary magistrate.
Princeton had its greatest celebration on Dominion Day. The
gate receipts were over $500.
The Tulameen Hotel took in $800
in two days, and the other hotels
did equally as well. And yet
some say that there are hard
times in Canada. It must be a
dream, outside of the newspaper
A meeting was held last Friday evening at St. Jude's Vicarage to organize a club for the
young people of Greenwood.
Miss M. Eales was elected president and Miss M. Anderson, sec-
retard, and the Rev. H. W. Simpson was asked to act as honorary
president. A very pleasant even-j
ing was spent in games, etc.,
finishing with a short dance.
The next meeting is to be held
this coming Friday at 8:30 at St.
Jude's Vicarage, and any young
people who like to come will be
given a warm welcome.
At the Public School on Tuesday afternoon an Honor Roll to
ex-principals and pupils who have
enlisted to fight in the present
war was unveiled by Hon. Dr.
MacLean emphasised the importance of the memorial both to the
citizens of Greenwood and to the
children attending the school.
Speeches were also made by Rev.
Simpson and Messrs. J. White
and P. H. McCurrach. G. B.
Taylor acted as chairman ot the
meeting, and fulfilled his duties
in a very efficient manner.
Mrs. Jean Arnott, wife of Dr.
C. A. Arnott of Salmon Arm,
died in the hospital at Vernon,
July 4, aged 31 years. The funeral took place in Salmon Arm
last Friday. The deceased was
well-known in Greenwood, Nelson and the Slocan, and her demise at such an early age is
deeply regretted by a wide circle
of friends. A decade ago she
held an important position with
the Nelson News. Mr, Cameron,
her father, was killed in a tram
accident near Three Torks 16
years ago, and her mother died
in Spokane last month. Both
her parents are buried at New
A Limit to Endurance
"Do   you    tell   your   husband
everything?"    No; he won't listen
to me more than three or   fonr
i hours at a stretch."
The tax rate in Chilliwack is 42
There are 600,000 telephones'in
Times are lively at Kitchener in
East Kootenay.
There is a good crop of hay
around Creston.
Canada has about
women than men.
Oil is being used at Mission City
to kill the mosquitoes.
There are 1,700,000 men in
Canada of military age.
A. Mutz bas 300 acres planted
in timothy near Fernie.
Foote Bros, have a new shingle
mill at Trout Lake city.
You can prevent goitre by boiling the water yon drink.
A big rnn of spring salmon Ib
due tbis week at Cowichan Bay.
The government is building a
telephone line between Creston and
This year 60 million dollars
worth of ships will be built in
Amos Thompson, postmaster at
New Denver is suffering from optical cataract.
More than 24,000 Australians
have been killed in the European
The American soldiers in France
are called Sammies. No doubt
after their uncle.
It requires 300 berry pickers
this season to garner the crop in
the Creston valley.
Harry Orchard of Kelowna, and
Miss Evelyn Dunning of Kamloops,
were married last month.
The government has furnished
the road superintendent in the
Fernie riding, with an auto.
This week in 'Frisco 320 barber
shopB raised their prices to 25 cents
for a shave, and 50 cents for a hair
It took 30 cords of wood to heat
the city hall in Kaslo lasfe winter.
Electric heaters may be used in
George C. Tunetall now has a
home in Savona. In 1891 George
was one of the leaders of society
in Nelson.
Archie Corry broke his arm
while with a C. P. R. wrecking
crew at Cherry Creek. He has
since enlisted.
A worm is eating the cotton wood
leaves from the trees along tbe
Goat and Kootenay rivers. He
should be interned.
It costs six cents a meal to feed
the prisoners in the city jail at
Fernie. They do not get any quail
on toast or plum pudding.
A new fish paoking house is to
be built at Rupe. No ioe will be
used. The fish will be kept fresh
by a process of sterilization.
Miss Trueman has moved to
Cochrane, Alberta. For many
years she was housekeeper for the
Kalamalka hotel in Vernon.
A car of wool worth $10,000 was
shipped from Vernon to Boston
last month. Sheep raising is on
the increase in the Okanagan.
Last year there were 13,348
postoffices in Canada, and 700 million letters were mailed. The
number of letters mailed in 1868
was 18 millions.
Last month the Christian Science
church was reincarnated in Boss-
land, and meetings are held every
Sunday at the residence of Mrs.
Hugh Henderson.
A. V. Johnstone, of the A.M.O.,
was drowned while crossing the
channel between France and England. At one time he was a druggist at Soda Creek.
Kaslo is becoming the Bayreutb
of  Kootenay.     A   dozen   pianos
were sold there thie year.    Kaslo
will always appeal to the lovers of
|.art, music, and literature.
It is 57 years ago this month
since Jimmy Copeland first came
to Bock Creek. Colonel Bob
Stevenson was at the Creek a
month sooner than Jimmy.
Wm. Lyall of Montreal has
secured a location at North Vancouver, and will build ten wooden
ships for the Imperial Munition
Board. North Vancouver is rapidly becoming a second Clyde.
Archie Fletcher is Dominion
Fruit Inspector for Kootenay. In
1892 Archie was one of the leading
hotelmen in Kaslo. and bis famous
bulletin board will never be forgotten by old timers* Jack Lncy
was one of the editors.
Canada was happily at peace at
the birth of Confederation; today
she is in the greatest war in the
world's history. Over 400,000
have enlisted; war expenditures up
to April, 1917, $600,000,000.
Domestic war loans, $350,000,000.
Munition orders total $850,000,000.
Six hundred and*" fifty plante, in
144 towns, employ over 250,000,
[ including thousands of women.
Drowning Fatality
Last Monday afternoon, Mrs. A.
L. Bass, her sister, Miss Marguerite Eichelbeiger,  and Miss Hud-
dard   went    bathing   in   Martins
Lake,   abont a   mile from   East
Princeton.     Getting beyond their
depths the two young ladies were
drowned.    In their struggles for
life they clutched Mrs.   Bass, who
had hold of a log, and almost carried her down with them.    By almost superhuman efforts Mrs. Bass
got out of the water and ran a mile
to inform   her   husband   of   the
tragedy.     Then    she    collapsed.
Soon as possible he,  accompanied
by some of his workmen rushed to .
tbe lake,  and took the bodies of
the yonng women out of tbe water.
Medical aid   was   procured   from
Princeton,  and a pnlomotor from
Copper Mountain bnt too   much
time had elapsed and the strenuous
efforts of the physicians,  aided by
the machine were all in vain.   On
Tuesday the embalmed   body   of
Miss Eichelberger was shipped to
Bepublic    for   interment.     Miss
Hnddard will be buried in Grand
Forks today.   The home of Miss
Huddard is    in   England.     One
sister lives in Coalmont, and another in Grand Forks.
Public School Honor Rolls
Division I:   Jean Coles.
Division II:   Johanna Trinetti.
Robert Jenks.
Division III:   Gabrielle Leganlt.
Division I:   Annie Eastis,
Bnth Coles.
Division II:   Edna Williamson.
Division III:. Harold Herrin.
Division I:   Daisy Axam,
Mary Mcintosh.
Division II:   Mabel Axam, Selma
Benson, Ernest Carlson, Gordon
Jenks, Ivor Potts, Rose Westcott.
Division III:   Lloyd Lane,
Alfred Oliver.
Pte. William Jones, of the
102nd Battalion returned to Rook
Creek last Friday, he was wounded
in the knee, by shrapnel, in the
Somme, where the 102nd Bat. won
a great victory. Three Bock Creek
boys, Tom Cave, Billy Tallet and
Ed Sparks, were killed, in the
Somme fight. Jimmy Warbnrton
was also wounded, but is now back
in France, with a Railroad Construction Battalion. Corp. Alex.
Johnson from Bock Creek, in tbe
29th Batt., was wounded, bnt has
now returned to the front, and got
promoted to Sergeant. Alex said
in hiB letter, that he was hit in the
face with a bomb, but it was hard
to kill a Swede. Billy Jones is going back to the coast for farther
medical treatment. He carries
with him the piece of Bhrapnel,
that was taken one of his leg, and
and yon would wonder, how a
chunk of ragged metal like that
could go through a man's leg without tearing it all to pieces.
Peanuts as Food
The peannt is a mine of riches,
containing more porfeein, or lean
meat value, than any other nut
known and an immense store of
fat, so that as a food it is a rich
treasure, but it should be recognized and used as a solid food and
nofe aa a between meal tidbit, for it
is anything bufe a delicate or light
food. This, however may be said
of all nuts, and one should avoid
overloading the system with them,
for by this is indigestion formed
and undeserved reproach to nuts
as foods.
Boudoir Gardening
''How is yonr wife making ont
with those onions she is raising in
a flower pot?"
"They'r dropping. Stirring the
soil wifeh a hairpin was all very
well, bat I don't think perfume
from an atomiser is the sort of
irrigation they need. "���Louisville
Courier-Journal. V
��2 a year in Canada,   and   $2.50   in   the
United States.
Editor andFinanciei.
Delinquent  Co-Owner Notices $25.00
Coal and Oil  Notices     6.00
Application Liquor Licenses        5.00
Transfer Liquor Licenses     7.50
Bstray Notices 3.00
Cards of Thanks    1.00
Certificate of Improvement  10.00
(Where more than one claim appears it. notice, $2.50 for each additional claim.)
All other legal advertising, 12 cents a
line first insertion, and S cents a line for
each subsequent insertion, uoupariel
The blue cross means that
your subscription is due, and
that the editor would be pleased
to have more money.
Tun onion and  potato have not
yet been knighted.
Feak  kills love,   and turns the
heart into a granite formation.
By   digging   just  another   foot,
many a great mine has been found.
Alt. the mosquitoes in the land
must be interned, before we will
have peace.
All things being equal any business man can make a fortune, if
he practices the art of effective advertising.
The greatest enemy to the coal
miner is booze. Cut it out of coal
camps, and there would seldom be
any trouble.
The decision in the present unkind condition of affairs in Europe
will largely be made by artillery
and flying machines.
There is no religion higher than
truth, nor a more satisfactory creation than tbe man who alwayB
pays for bis paper in advance.
The expense of running the war
is becoming greater. Some of the
Yanks in the entente armies, have
introduced the habit of chewing
Some intellectual giant can get
a Steady job in Russia, teaching
the people how to handle liberty
without cutting themselves to
While soldiers are in such de-'
. mand  in  Europe,   it seems like a
wilful waste to kill men in riots at
St. Louis and  other places on this
Poon and dirty ice-cream has
caused much typhoid and other
diseases in America. The government should be more strict in regard to the making and selling of
In Canada- many alien enemies
are working for high wages, and
enjoying the protection of our flag.
They cannot be conscripted^ but
most of them could easily pay
quite a heavy poll tax for the many
advantages they enjoy in this great
Conditions Western Canada
every city from the head of the
lakes to the Pacific coast. Rents
were so low that in some cases
high-priced property did not briDg
in sufficient revenue to pay taxes.
Today houses are in general demand, rents are becoming normal
and population is again increasing.
This desirable change relieves
anxiety with regard to the financial
position of some municipalities and
evidences general prosperity in the
surrounding rural communities.
Happily there does not appeal to
be any desire on the part of the
business public to encourage real
estate speculation. There has
arisen, however, a very natural
demand for land among successful
farmers and the number of promising immigrants on the look-out
for homesteads has also increased.
Railways and land companies report more sales during the past
two mouths than have taken place
in the same length of time for
many years. Altogether the outlook is promising and the high
prices for farm products, on which
the present prosperity depends,
are likely to continue until some
time after the war.
B.  C. Mines
It's Human Nature
The trouble is that many person? who advocate an income tax,
conceive on it beginning on a level
just abont what they themselves
possess. This comfortable theory
of making the the other fellow
carry the burden is what is at the
bottom of the opposition to all
forms of conscription, whether of
wealth or men.���Winnipeg Telegram.
National Self-Xntesest
We are fighting Germany because if we do not fight her and
conqueror her ahe will wreck all
her bestiality on us. If she ever
succeeds in dominating Europe
with her Mitteluropa consolidation,
she will soon turn toward the
Americas and fasten her militaristic yoke on us.
The war is now an American
war as much as it is a European
war. Americans should begin to
think of it as such. German arro-
grance strikes at such as well as at
France, Great Britain and Russia.
When we strike back we are fighting for ourselves���We are first of
all defending the America of today
and of the future.���New York
We and Our Neighbors
Generally speaking, the western
farmer is, in many respects, in a
much better position than hitherto
to increase his production. Two
years of high prices for his products have enabled him, even with
a normal crop, to liquidate a sub*
Btantial proportion of-bis liabilities
and at the same time to buy improved farm machinery. His prosperity is ..reflected, in the demand
for building materials motor cars
and other equipment. It is no
doubt true that some extravagence
is evidenced by the astonishing demand for motor cars, but it must
be remembered that many of these
cars will make for efficiency On the
farm ond economize both time and
In Saskatchewan 21,000 licenses
for motor cars were issued up to
tbe beginning of May, and it is
estimated by the department that
the total would reach 30,000 before
the end of the summer. In 1910
the number issued amounted to
15,000 and in 1915 to 9,000. This
extraordinary increase has been
accompanied by considerable activity in the business centres of the j
Participation by the United
States into the war will have one
result in which all good Americans can rejoice without misgivings and without qualifications:
It will help enormously to remove
misunderstanding between the
Canadian and American nations
and to lay an indispensable foundation for their future co-operation.
Of all the positive needs of American foreign policy, the working out
of some common basis of common
action with Canada is the most
essential. The facts of geography,
the circumstances of a common experience and the similarity of institutions and ideals all help to
make Canada the nearest relative
and.the most fruitful ally of the
American republic. At the present time Canada aud the United
States are the only two nations
participating in the war which have
nothing to gain from their labors
and sacrifices except political good
which will benefit all free and
democratic nations no less than
themselves. It should, consequently, be the deliberate policy of the
American government to use every
opportunity afforded by the par*
ticipation of Canada and the
United States in the same war to
convert that common participation
into the most immediate and
many-sided practical co-operation.
���New Republic.
His Excuse
: Owner���Here, what are you do
ing?    Don't you   know you're not
allowed  to take fish out of this
water?:.':... ��� .-   XyJXX-:XX
��� Angler, (three hours -without a
bite)���I'm not taking them ont;
I'm feeding them.
province.    Two  years ago  empty
It appears that the German
Crown Prince is 35 years old. A
lot of people have been supposing
right along that papa's soldier boy
was still in   his.**teens.���White-
dwellings were nnmerou? in almost j horse Star.
The output of spelter at Trail iB
40 tons daily.
Several hydraulic plants in the
Cariboo, have already made good
cleanups this season.
Tne Queen Charlotte Petroleum
Oil Co., will begin drilling for oil
this month at Drury Inlet.
About 30 miles from Lytton, A.
F. Hautier is working a group of
claims running high in molybdenum.
Near Ferguson the Triune is being actively worked, and the Beatrice group will soon again be in
The Pueblo mine near Whitehorse haB resumed operations. It
is a copper property, and employs
1000 men.
Last month in Franklin camp,
an important strike of native copper, carrying silver and platinum
was made in the Maple Leaf.
On Vancouver Island there are
over 66,000,000 measured tons of
iron ore in the Sechart and Conqueror groups. It should be taken
out and turned into steel.
The smelter at Keller, Wash.,
is to blown in, for the first time
since it was built nine, years ago.
It has a capacity for handling daily
150 tons of copper ore,' and 50 tons
of galena.
The Lalla Watson at Henderson
Lake is shipping two carloadB of
copper ore a month, through Port
Alberni to Ladysmith. A mill
will be put in to handle the low
grade ore.
The production of zinc ore in
British Columbia is mainly from
the Slocan district. Among the
larger mineB are the Standard, Surprise, Hewitt-Lorna Doone, Lucky
Jim, Rambler-Cariboo, Ruth-Hope,
Slocan Star and Galena Farm. In
other parts of Kootenay district
are the Bluebell, Utica, Retallack,
Hudson Bay, Zincton and Monarch
mines. The Sullivan mine, of the
Consolidated Mining & Smelting
Co., Ltd., is reported to have a
proved galena-sphalerite ore body
of 3,500,000 tons. There are
many other promising mines in
procesB of development.
Hank and George Elliott; both
old Caribooites but no relation,
brought in: the first ear to come
through to Barkerville this season,
oh the 14th of June. They had
with them a complete prospecting
outfit, and supplies for some weeks,
and left the same' afternoon for.
Antler creek. Although they
didn't say, it is generally thought
that their objective is a rich quartz
ledge that they both know abont,
and have banted for before. It is
to be hoped that their search will
be successful, but tbey would stand
a better chance later in the season,
as the snow is deep on the mountains yet. They drove- the car
through from Seattle, and crossing
the line coat them close to three
hundred dollars afe the customs.���
Quesnel Observer.
Mining Industry
Canada produces 'practically all
the known minerals. Production
has leaped from $10,000,000 in
1871 to $170,000,000 in 1915, and
yet Prof. W. G. Miller says:
"Only the fringe of our mineral
resources have been touched;" and
that only ten per cent, of Ontario's
promising mineral area' has been
prospected. The same applies to
most of the other provinces.
Mining production in the Dominion has doubled in 11 years,
and the total production since Con-
feration is nearly two billion dollars.
Canada supplies over 80 per cent
of the world's nickel output, as
well as of asbestos. Estimated
coal areas 100,000 square miles.
Where the Grass Grows
' "In my fertile conn try," said
an Iowa man, "you could tarn a
horse into a field new1 mown land
the grass would be grown abont
his hoofs."
"Pooh! That's nothing," cried a
Kentucky boy; yon may turn a
horse into a field in onr country
and not be able to
next morning."
see him at all
Men who have nothing else to
apologize for should apologize for
being on earth.
Advice to New Arrivals
��� Avoid the vicinity of bursting
shells. They take the most unwarranted liberties with yonr
If you have any particular physical feature of which you are
proud, such aB na exceptionally
symetrical shinbone, conceal it
carefully from enemy Bhrapnel.
The alterations might not suit^yon.
Be absent from the neighborhood of rifle-grenades when they
are on the point of arriving. They
are no respectors of the King's
uniform, and khaki shows stains
so easily.
Never use your clasp knife for
to pry the nose of an unexploded
shell. You might break the blade
and lose a day's pay for destroying
government property.
Have no dealings with the
trench mortar bomb. It doeB'nt
When you hear sweet soprano
note of a traversing machine-gun,
stop.    Bullets enlarge the pores so.
Don't over eat when in the front
If an old timer tells you to go
out and paint the listening post,
hit him with anything lose and
Don't look up at an over head
Taube. Tbe aviator may be chewing tobacco.
Don't look over the parapet to
see what the Germans look like.
You can smell the good ones.
Finally, if through carelessness,
ignorance, absentmindednesB, inadvertence or sheer bad luck you;
should happen to get hit, conceal
your money in your sock, before
the stretcher bearer has time to go
through you; simulate semi-delirium, and moan faintly���-"rum-
rum"���you may not get any, of
course, but it's always worth the
Whole Wheat Bread
��� If you would be healthy eat
only whole wheat bread. The
white flour in general nee has beeh
bled white by the millers. It represents the starchy white powder
remaining after most of the nutritional olements except the starch
and gluten have been bolted ont.
It has no food value except that
due to starch and a moderate
amount of wheat protein. On the
other hand, whole wheat flour contains the wheat germ and carries
the phosphates and other mineral
salts needed by the human body, a
considerable part of the portions,
most of the fats and some ��� of the]
carbohydrates. In short, the real
vitalizing part of the wheat is in
whole wheat flour.
Leaves Mother Lode
9.30 a. m. 6.30 p. m.
Leaves Greenwood
2.oo p. tn.
8.30 p. m.
Saturday last stage leaves Mother
Lode 6 p. m. Returning, leaves
Greenwood 10 p. tn.
Synopsis or Coal Mioiiig Regulations;
COAL mining rights of the Dominion
in Manitoba, Saskatchewan and Alberta, the Yukon Territory, the Northwest Territories and in a portion of the
Province of British Columbia, inay be
leased for a term of twenty-one years
renewal for a further term of a 1 years
at an annual rental of $1 an acre. Not
more than 2,560 acres will be leased to
one applicant.
Application for a lease must be made
by the applicant in person to the Agent
or Sub-Agent of the district in which the
rights applied for are situated.
In surveyed territory the land must be
described by sections, or legal sub-divisions of sections, and in unsurVeyed
territory the tract applied for shall be
staked out by the applicant hlfflaelf.
Bach 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 ner ton.
The person operating the mine shall
furnish the Agent wtth sworn returns
accounting for the foil quantity of merchantable coal mined and pay tne royalty,
thereon: If the coal mining rights axe
not being operated, such retains should
be furnished at least once a year.
The lease will include the'coal mining
rights only, rescinded by Chap. 37 of 4-5
George V. assented to 12th June, 1.914.
For full information application should
be made to the Secretary of the Department 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.���
Princeton, B. C. is the headquarters for miners, investors
and railroad men. A fine location and everything first-class
J. N. MacPHBRSON. Proprietor
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 hotelp in the Kettle Valley. Excellent accommodation for
all travellers.
S. T. LARSEN, Proprietor.
The Knob Hill Hotel
One of the largest hotels in
the city.   Beautiful location,
fine rooms and tasty meals.
A. O. JOHNSON      -     PROP.
E. W. WIDDOWSON, Assayer and
Chemist, Box biioS, Nelson, B. C.
Charges:���Gold, Silver, Lead or Copper
fi each. Gold-Silver, (single assay)
fi.oo. Goid-Silver (duplicate assay)
fi.50. Silver-Lead $1.50 Silver-Lead-
Zinc $3.00. Charges for other metals etc
on application.
British Columbia has been
here a long time so has
the B. C Cigar. Absolutely Guaranteed. Clear
Havana Filled. The Cigar
that never varys.
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Haveyou triedonelately?
All  the   latest  methods in  high-class
Corner Abbott & Hastings Streets.
VANCOUVER.   ���  -   ���  B.C.
Flooring,  Shiplap,  Rustic, Casing, Dimension, and all kinds
of lumber.
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C LO AT is not a periodic-
���? al. 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 flash days of Sandon;
how it rained in New Denver long after Noah was
dead; how a parson took a
drink at Bear Lake in
early days; how justice
was dealt in Kaslo in '93;
bow the saloon man out-
prayed the women in Kalamazoo, and graphically depicts the roamings of a
western editor among the
tender-feet in the cent belt.
It contains the early history
of Nelson and a romance
of the Silver King mine.
In it are printed " three
western poems, and dozens
of articles too numerous
to mention. Bend for one
before it is too late. The
price is 25 cents, postpaid to any part of the
world. Address all letters to
��� Re T. Lowery
ir     GREENWOOD, B. C.     4��
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This well-appointed hotel, in Kootenay's oldest mining town,
is a pleasant home for all who travel. It is delightfully situated,
and from its balconies the vista of lake and mountain scenery
is grandly magnificent: It is but a few yards from the- famous
and health-giving hot mineral water springs. Tourists, drummers, miners, muckers, millionaires, and the general public
are alike welcome at this hostelry. The rooms are cheerful,
the meals tasty, and the spirits in the bar are fit for the gods,
while the cigars are a delight to those who flirt with My Lady
Nicotine.   Come for a day, and you will come forever.
A. BREEZE     -
Mazda Tungsten Lamps
15 to 40 Watt Lamps���50c each.
60 Watt Lamps���60c each.
100 Watt Lamps���$L00 each.
60 Watts
100    ������
200   "
$125 each
1.50 "
3.00 ������
Greenwood City Waterworks Co.
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J nelson, B*&. %
Cbe Buniefiotell
The only up/tovdate Hotel in the interior,
in every respect,
Hot and Cold Water; Steam Heat and Telephone in ���
each room. +
First Class Bar and Barber Shop
Steam Heated; Electric Lighted.
RATES $1.00 per day and up; European Plan.
Bus Meets all Trains anil Boats.
St ��|* ��f* "f* *!��� ���$��� ���$��� "I* ���!" ���!��� *f* *t* 4* 4* 4* 4* 4*������;,���� ��� �����*"��� �����������#����������� X
Norden Hotel
This hotel is under
new management, aud I
will be pleased to see all
its old patrons, and as
many new ones as possible. Prompt and efficient service guaranteed.
Lunch counter and dining room in connection.
J.  R. ��� CAMERON,
Leading Tailor of the Kootenays.
KASLO.    B-O.
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
GILLIS & ION, Proprietors.
For Good
Job Printing
-���Economy and Satisfaction
combined with Promptness
are the features which go to
make up the Service we give
our customers. Are you
one of them 7
Letterheads, Noteheads,
(Ruled or Plain)
Envelopes, Billheads,
(All Sizes)
Statements, Business-Cards,
Posters, Dodgers, > Etc, Etc.
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