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Vol.   XXIII.
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
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THE WINDSOR HOTEL is one of the nest 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. Booms
reserved by telegraph.
The Consolidated Mining & Smelting Co,
of Canada, Limited
Offices, Smelting and Refining Department
Purchasers of Gold, Silver, Copper, Lead and Zinc Ores
Dealers in Fresh and Salt Meats, Pish
and Poultry. Shops in nearly all the
towns of the Boundary and Kootenay.
Wherever you are, the telephone is always
available to give you instant connection with
home and Heads, You always get the party
you want, and you get your answer immedi"
ateiy.    No talk, no pay.
, G.VX.., IX-D. D.CJL, FM___d��i-t
H. V. 7..IONKS. A_-t*t Genera. Manager
: cuinu. mmm  reserve fund, 513,500,000
Accounts maybe opcaedatevesy branch of The Canadian Bank
of Commerce to be openied by mail, and will receive the same
careful attention as to gtvea to all other departments of the Bapk's
business. Money may be deposited or withdrawn in this way as
g-tisfr-Ctorily as by a itmfWil visit to the Bank. ^3
H* C. LUCAS, Manager
Sporting Goods.
Fishing Tackle, Amtnuni-
lion and Bicycle Supplies
Poultry Netting, Screen
Doors and Wire Cloth
^d PASTRY ��**
William C. Arthurs
Greenwood City Bakery
Heavy Teaming
of all kinds
Christiaa Science service will be held
in the MELI/OR BLOCK on Sunday at n
a. in. All welcome. Every Wednesday
at 8 p. m., testimonial .meetings will be
held in the same blocls:. Sunday. School
every Sunday morning.
For Sale.��� Double light Harness, farm implements, stoves,
Whipple trees, wagon jack ant-
various other articles. Apply to
Mrs. S. Oliver, Greenwood.
For Sale.���A first-class letterpress for $3. Apply at Tbe
Ledge office.
For Sale.���A 10 horse power
stationary engine. Applv to A.
D. Morrison, Grand Forks.
Kooivis to Rent.���Free baths &���
modern conveniences. Swayne
House, Silver street.
To Printers ���A few cases,
rack and fonts of type for sale.
Ledge office.    y~-  .
Get a Kootenay... Standard at
the O. K. Cigar Store.
An honest energetic man can
obtain employment with us, full
or spare time, by representing us
locally or travelling. Apply immediate! yj B. C Nurseries Co.
Ltd., 1493-7tb. Aye. W., Vancouver, B. C.
Slocan City-
Taylor and Barber are working
the Meteor.
Ed Shannon has cleared out the
roaid to the Neepawa.
Anthony Madden has one of the
finest gardens in the city.
Autos make frequent trips from
Nelson to this beautiful city.
Pat McGuire and his partner
have a lease ou the Enterprise.
Bert O'Neil has struck nine
inches of good ore on the Graphite.
At his hotel, Harvey Fife has
some of the best whiskey in the
Alex Stewart, Martin Maurier
and Billy Clements are working afc,
the Evening Star.
This season 80 Douks were logging for Koch's will, on Robinson
creek, and 120 en the Little Slocan.
There is not much of a movement in real estate, but the-market is firm -and hopeful of the
iainre^'X.^X:.X'XXX:;.-^ ���;���':���.
J. T. Beauchesne has a sawmill
on Goat creek. A flume is being
built, five miles in length, to carry
poles and lumber to the railway.
Ben Beany, shot a bear recently
in the outskirts of the city in daylight- The bear was prospecting
i for George Henderson's chickens.
Around Home
Billy Whippier was recently
wounded in France.
Local strawberries appeared on
the market last week.
Miss Kate Smith is visiting
relatives in Vancouver.     .-
There were no cases in the
county court on Tuesday.
On Tuesday the slag motor at
the smelter killed a heiler.
Princeton will celebrate Dominion Day on July 2 and 3.
Poll taxes are coming in rapidly at the Government office.
D. McRae of Tulameen has
kliled seven bears tbis spring.
A diamond drill has been installed at the Lone Star mine.
All kinds of furniture for sale,
also a Mason Risch Piano. Mrs.
The open season for bass fish-
iug iu Christina lake began last
.Miss Jeanne Crawford of Carmi
was the week-end guest of Mrs.
C. Norris.
K. C. Brown of Princeton, has
enlisted with a Forestry battalion
at Merritt.
G. E Meaney, of Mother Lode,
is on a visit to his home  in Col-j
fax, Wash. ���'
Iu the Greenwood riding tbe
names of 330 women, appear on
the voters' list.
Julius Levy was in town Monday taking orders for his well-
known cigars.
Neil Robertson is in a Grand
Forks hospital, recovering from
his recent illness.
Miss Marjorie McArthur has
joined the staff of the public
schools in Nelson.
Mrs. Palma Angrignpn of New
Denver, is visiting Mrs. G. B.
Garrett in Grand Forks. i
Charley Buckless has moved to
Princeton, where he will assist
his father in the auto and livery
There are 1100 names on the
voters list in the Greenwood riding. Of that number, 770 are
male voters.
Miss Thompson has a few light
pieces of furniture for sale, on
Monday, after 10.30 a. m,, in
Room 2, over Drug Store.
Owing to a lack of coke the
Greenwood smelter closed down
Tuesday night. It will resume
operations in a short time.
Kinney McDonald reports that
this week, someone opened his
trunk in his room or cabin at the
Mother Lode, and stole $65.
Send one dollar to Walter G.
Kennedy, Trail, B. C, and receive one of those famous John
Cotton pipes; two shapes, bent
and straight.
Found.���A diamond (?) brooch
on Government street. The
Ledge, now has it in the safe,
until the owner digs up, and
proves property.
The Hon. J. D. MacLean has
very kindly donated the sum of
$25 to the Red Cross society of
Toronto, on behalf of our Red
Cross Work Party here.
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.
Will the person holding ticket
No. 77 on the Kewpie cushion
from W. G. Kennedy's store, apply at the Bed Cross ice cream
parlor, Thursday or Saturday.
Chris Coughlan has died in
France from wounds. He went
overseas last year with the 225th.
At one time he was manager for
P. Burns & Co. in Grand Forks.
Hon. William Sloan, miuister
of mines, was in Greenwood for
a short time last week. He was
surrounded aud entertained by
many prominent Liberals in this
A Dance will be held in Anaconda School House next Friday
night. Admission 25c. Proceeds in aid of the Children's
Patriotic fund. Refreshments
will be supplied by thie ladies
of Anaconda.
E. W. Marentette has gone to
Kamloops for medical examination, previous to enlisting in an
artillery company of the Canadian army, Mr. Forsyth has
taken his place as teller in the
Bank of Montreal.
AtholStewart has been appointed Provincial Engineer for
tbe Boundary, Similkameen and
Okanagan districts. Mr. Stewart
was formerly resident engineer
for this district,   leavtue.  here to
j enlist in the 29th Batt. After
spending   some   months  in   tbe
j trenches he was discharged  suf-
jfering from shell  shock.���Ones-
I nel Observer.
The   alfalfa   was   cut   on
My erb off ranch last week.
Mrs. T. Peck and family have
returned from Hope, Idaho.
Mrs. Charles Moll, and Mrs.
Charles Thompson are visiting at
Christina Lake.
Wm. Pannell died at Strathroy,
Ontario, on June 14, aged 79
years. He lived 15 years in Midway, leaving here three years ago.
Mrs. Muhs of Spokane, was
visiting her daughter, Mrs. Mesker,
last week. She was accompanied
by Mrs. Whitesley. This week
they are visiting in Nelson in company with Mrs. Wm. Moll.
"Conscription of Wealth"
J. C. Waiters demands that in
Canada wealth and railways and
banks and all the rest Bhall be conscripted prior to conscription of
manpower. What a tit-bit for the
Germansl Conscript wealth to
begin with, so that the Germans
could get hold of all the wealth
without trouble from the man
power! J. C.'s brain is a daisy.
But he's just an average Socialist.
Socialist brains are mostly like
that. They think the world owes
them a good living, and they don't
���know how to get it except by getting somebody to help them grab
what other people have earned.
The world does owe everyfiody a
living, but as Uncle Eben remarked, every man ought to do his
own collecting.���Ottawa Journal-
Of the 6,000 newspapers and
periodicals in Germany and the
3,000 in Austria at the beginning
of the war, it is estimated that
some 1,100 of the German and 900
of the Austrian bave since suspended publication either through
inability to obtain paper or because
of its prohibitive price.
Western Float
E. Bidder leaves today for a
visit with relatives in Marysville, B. C.
George Traunweiser of the
Forks is in England learning how
to fly a biplane.
On the voters' list in the Grand
Forks riding there are 1575
names. Five hundred and fifty
of the voters are women.
The name of J. H, East having
been struck off of the voters list,
the Liberals have appealed, and
the county court will settle the
matter. John now lives in California.
On Saturday, Soo Min was
selling new potatoes grown in
his garden at Midway. The
spuds were not much bigger than
adult marbles, and brought seven
cents a pound.
The treasurer of the local tennis club having resigned to enlist
for the war, P. H. McCurrach
has accepted the position, and requests all delinquent members to
come to the front with their dues,
as speedily as possible.
The following donations have
been receiveu for Red Cross:
Mrs. Lachmund, $10; Mrs. Osbis-
ton, $10; Mr. Wm. Swayne, $2.50:
Mrs. W. Jenks. $1.00; Mrs. Silas
Smith, Mother Lode, $1.00; Mrs.
Geo. White, Jewel mine, 2 pairs
of socks; Patriotic Dance Anaconda, 88.00.
Joseph Pinard, father of Mrs.
Charles Gauvreau died in Tacoma
on June 19, aged 75 years. There
are four generations of the family. Mr. Pinard came west from
Illinois in the early 60's, and was
one one of the earliest settlers at
Frenah Prairie, Oregon, before
moving to Washington. His
wife survives him, and he leaves
four daughters and two sons, all
A German farmer by the name
of Ben Coleman, was brought in
from Bridesville last Saturday
suffering from bugs in his upper
stope. Evidently the war, and
fear that His property would be
confiscated had unhitched him
from bis mental trolley. He was
adjudged insane by Doctors
Wood and Roberts, and taken to
New Westminster on Tuesday by
Constable Nicholls;
Al Campbell and Nat Darling
were in town this week, circulating a new stock of jbkes, whiskey and cigars. They are two of
the most famous drummers in the
province, and the sun shines
wherever they go. Al drinks hot
water, and resembles the priest
of a fat parish, while Nat looks
like a plutocratic farmer who had
sold his wheat at war prices.
Both arc optimists, and disciples
of the god of humor.
In Victoria coal advanced $1 a
ton last week.
When Grit meets Grit what
occurs?   They salute.
Now is the time to declare war
on tbe Canada thistle.
In Golden a farmer sold hiB
wool for 28 cents a pound.
Oroville people bought $15,000
worth of Liberty Loan bonds.
The small lakes near Penticton;
will soon be stocked with trout fry
Harry McLeod is again in Nelson after an absence of many years.
Cut'and wire worms are chewing
the vegetables around .Keremeos.
F. W. T. Brown of Vancouver,
is starting a cigar factory in Trail.
A pickle, jam and cider factory
is being established in Vancouver.
About half a million pounds of
����*_,_ be ca-oed _n-^��__S|BU^^ ^ZJTZ
Beaverdell camp.
I*ck of coke is holding the resumption of active  wb*k at^the
ere.   This is quit* rigHt; becitttfe ���    M ,_
wartime, the cause or IiberWt*nd *���*# propose to woi* it
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in wartime, the cause or libertyp" *~W propose w�� wore
can easily be injured by too tftaayjwtmmer.     The  Bodthmd
cooks meddling with the~sonp_
present the sword   has the deal
fact, and can their eattsticsmarts!"J*mw
until Mare remove* bis bloody��8,OCBn
hand from the universe.
B.  C. Mines
The Britannia at Howe Sound is
milling 2,500 tons a day.
Aubrey-Miller is the new assayer
for the Surprise at Sandon.
Far May the payroll at the Trail
tnnelter amon ii ted toll 40,'000.
The Nettie L., near Ferguson, re-
cently sent a carload of ore to Trail.,
The Slecan Star mill at Sandon
will soon be MUttrfttg three shifts.
Operations are to be resumed on
the Fisher Maiden near Silverton.
The Silver Standard at Haeei-
ton is shipping its ore to the Selby
It is planned to work' the Leonora at Mount Sicker by the glory
hole process.
A carload of ore was recently
far this season the Emma
near   Eholt,   has  shipped
There should   be  a daily auto
stage between Princeton and Kere
meos. ___	
The Newmarket in New Denver j Kaslo concentrator.
is one of tbe best hotels in Kootenay.
After August 15th, fishing with
nets will be allowed in the'lakes of
B. O.
Neil Gething is ranching near
Vanderhoof, and Charley Greenlee
is with him.
The Oroville Gazette is 13 years
old, and its editor still has some
potatoes in his cellar.
Duncan Clones died at the Old
Man's Home in Kamloops, on
June 6, aged 82 years.
Three Forks is about the only
town in the Slocan that does not
boast of having an auto.
Bob Madden has moved to thef
coast,   having  sold  his  hotel at
Trout Lake to Jack Powers.
A strike tied up the Btreet car
railway in Nelson last week. The
strike was made by lightning.
There are 1,000 men working on
the construction of the San Diego
& Arizona railway in California.
It is estimated that the berry
crop this year iu the Creston valley will amount to 32,000 crates.
At Creston recently a Pennsy-*
lvania railway coal car was loaded
with  3,500   posts  for   shipment
At Trail last week an Austrian
had (1260 stolen from his shack.
He should put his money In war
Lieutenant J. D. MacLennan
was killed at Vimy Ridge. Big
Rory was one of Canadas greatest
v The city cemetery has beeu renovated at Kaslo, and is now hr a
position to attend to a large quiet
Republic will soon bave a factory
for making oil from sun flowers.
Sunflower oil is a good substitute
for olive oil.
If a Presbyterian keeps thef
Lord's Day holy, but does not-pay
his debts, shall he inherit the
kingdom of heaven?
The Herald in Penticton is
building a new home. It is the
only newspaper iu B. C. that is doing any building this year.
The warring nations of Europe-
are satisfactorily controlling all'
preventable diseases, except tuber*
colosis and venereal diseases.- In
France there are 450,000 soldiers
suffering from tubercolosis.
Alex Robinson was in Nelson
lact week, looking for miUione,
He states that he lost $42,000 by
not selling his stock in the Deer
Trail mine, when Spokane men
offered him that amount for His
Nigger is 25 years old, and lives
in Three Forks. He ia the last
survivor of the pack train formerly
owned by Hugh Nlven. He comes
every evening to the local store to
get a pinch of salt, and is as'tame
as a country kitten.
While taking a barge lad��n with
cattle, from Bonners Ferry to Nelson, late in the fall of 1890 the
barge upset, drowning Joe Wilson,
and some of the cattle.   Wflhonls       .   .  -..   ��� . ~        "7. "
body was recovered and buitoB to 'poshed with all haste; 150 laborers
Nelson, Jim Gilker and 'Bob ��* busy on the grade. Tbe road
Lemon acting in the capacity of Will be completed before fall and
undertakers. ..���_____-
16,313 tons to Trail.
'The Blue Grouse at Oowiflhan
Lake, is shipping 100 tons a week
to the Tyee smelter.
An important strike of native
copper has been made at the Maple
Le__f in Franklin camp.
In a 22 days run the mill at the
Granite-Poorman, near Nelson,
cleaned up $5000 in gold.
The Granby treats 70,000 toriS
of ore a month at the Anyox si-Belter at 'a cost of eleven cents a
Last week Story Buck of the
Slocan Chronicle, was in the Slocan, getting a story of the mines
for bis paper.
On August 1 the Granby will
pay a dividend of $374,362. To
date tbe Granby has paid $7,910,-
103, fa dividends.
Although they have asked for
nidi* wages, the Silverton miners
have decided that this is not an
opportune time for a strike.
The unsecured creditors of the
Lucky Jim have been paid 25 per
ceat/of their claims, and may : receive as much more next month.
B. R. Hedley and associates
have taken an option on some copper claims at Aspen Grove from J.
Bates, and will do considerable
workthis sunamer.
Operations are being started on
the Yuill, Abbott, Wagner, and
Cfoti-wefl, near the Silver Cup, in
the Lardeau. That district is
rapidly coming to the front.
Tbe miners of South Wellington
voted' for a general strike in case
f conscription is brought to pass.
The _yote was 133 for and 10
against. The referendum was submitted by the B. C. Federation of
It is reported that some molybdenite, has been found in the
mouritaiBS across tbe lake front
New Denver. Ed SbairtiOn and
hie partner spent four days fhik
month prospecting for it, but wMh-
|*out success.
Colonel W. A. Faridh dT&cT in
Los Angeles in May. He was a
great mining engineer. It was
upon his report that $130,000 was
paid* for tbe Homestake in Sonth
Dakota. That gold mine has
since paid $38,OO0;O0O in dividends.
Construction of the railroad to
the Dolly Varden mine is being
the Dolly Varden mine will start
While England hae beeii figbiBttg -shipment 0f the large body of ore
editors to jail.    In India tbe newe-     .J��y p.  Graves,  A.  I*.  Wtiftfe,
papers are not allowed, even to re. *ad W. X Ntohoilsown the &��fc-
pnnt war newsi from English pap- .-^j _.��� ik^.* ��,,���.. ... _,._   ��.,____��_.
ere.   This is auife rtabt h��4n�� *"* 0a Bigbt-Mile, in toe Skfcta.
baa  a
At|_*ige showing of low grade copper ore, although copper does not
1   j   j-*        v   V_i"   ~"    T_l ^iT"H*reirure5 ��naoaga copper noes not
and editors should recoguita tl___at| .,. ���. ���_   ..     ... .:*, atl.> .   a*
fact, and can their caustic rttnarks I "tKrt,Bd *�� *n* ��mrtr *rtfert m ��"
Mr. White was sectttiffy
of tbe original Granby company, THE   LEDGE,   GREENWOOD,   BRITISH   COLUMBIA.
f 2 a year in Canada,   and   $2.50   in  tbe
United States.
Editor and Financiei-
Delinquent  Co-Owuer Notices $25.00
C03- and Oil  Notices      6.00
Application Liquor  Licenses       5.00
Transfer Liquor Licenses     7.50
Est ray Notices 3.00
Cards of Thanks     1.00
Certificate of Improvement  10.00
(Where more than one claim appears if notice, ��2.50 for each additional claim.)
All other legal advertising, 12 cents a
line first insertion, and 8 cents a line for
each subsequent insertion, nonpariel
Overlooking Opportunities
Protect the Soldiers
The blue cross means that
your subscription is due, and
that the editor would be pleased
to bave more money.
Som 1. people never growl or show
(heir tooth, except to a dentist.
J.v tlif'  cigarette the  Canadians
have one of their greatest allies.
1 _������ Kiehanl was alive today he
'would probably be offering his
.kingdom for a potato, instead of a
After betting his money on the
location of the pea, many a Rube
in America has suffered from shell
Tin. Hindu will not eat beef, because tbe cow is sacred in India.
If whiskey was also sacred many
of t.lion_ would not get drunk in
Gorrnrc is very prevalent in B.C.
This disease is largely caused by
rlrinlcing water that has flown over
deeo-v.posed wood, etc. Henee by
drinking distilled water this disease can be largely prevented.
Water probably causes more diseases than whiskey, and great care
phot-Id be exercised in the use of it.
The Germans can help conscription in Canada by landing some of
their troops at Halifax, Vancouver
and other Dominion seaports.
They will not likely do this, even
to oblige Borden, and stop Quebec
from shouting. There would be
mo cry against conscription if the
Huns would bombard Canada.
That would cure tbe present political racket.
In the sky of the future we' can
see a yellow cloud. The Chinese
are awakening from their Rip Van
"Winkle, condition of centuries,
largely caused by opium, decapitation, and a few other, harsh and
unkind customs. The young male
Mongolians, between the ages of
IS and 30 years are compelled by
law to obtain a military training.
This means that China, before
many years pass over the dump of
oblivion will have about 200 millions of men, trained in the tactics
of modern warfare, all ready, when
the time becomes opportune to
verify that statement in the Bible
where it remarks that the "Meek
and lowly shall inherit the earth."
By the time the white race becomes
attenuated in blood and treasure
through killing and plundering
each other China will be ready to
step in aud dominate the universe.
feo the coming generations may see
the'Chink riding in the auto, while
the palefaces are peddling vegetables or scurrying through the
Htreets in search of dirty linen.
While the people of this land
ire so engrossed in the art of history making, and given over to
the excitement of geographical
-peculation, we observe a tendency
to forget all other fields of useful
Opportunities for profitable de
velopments are calling to us, the
loudest call coming from tbe
neglected industries of agriculture
ana mining, and the overlooked
inducements of  the  tourist trade.
The amount of effort that has
been expended on the fertilization
of our soil warrants a faith in productive possibilities beyond the
calculations of any professor of
agricultural science. The ground
is already ploughed.
The everyday evidences of metal
deposits should arrest and divert
in this direction, the attention of
fortune chasers who have proved a
waste of time, energy and money,
in boring through miles of rock,
on and off the trail of deceptive
colors and elusive quantities.
Hero the working miner is independent of capital and cumbersome machinery. Two hand tools,
one with which to dig a few feet
below, comprise all the equipment
the willing worker requires for an
abundant harvest.
Our unequalled pleasure attractions need only be properly advertised, and all the tourist business
that now goes to support the summer hotels of British Columbia will
change its course and head for onr
estaminets. By way of suggestion for an advertising campaign
we submit the following:
Moonlight and Very Light excursions on the Light railway.
Open cars all the way.
Frequent stops at advantageous
view points.
See the history makers and the
geography revisionists at work.
Lightning changes of scenery
produced by uptodate scene-shifting methods
Swim mine pools made while you
American 4th of July and Canadian First of July pyrotechnic
displays surpassed.
Experience the rara delights of
floating up and down miles of
canals on duck board rafts, calling
at caves, and basins sweet-scented
with the fresh fragrance of lyddite.
The lure of the hunt���Expeditions into the wire jungles of No
Man's Land where big game
abounds, adventure that far ex
eels in excitement the sports of
rabbit hunting in England or tiger
shooting in Africa. No close
season. No gun license required.
Guides not necessary. Map locations furnished.
Music with charms to still the
savage heart���Harmonious blend
ing of sounds from light and heavy
instruments that quicken the soul
with contemplations of the paradise to come, and motions of the
earth that rock you into peaceful
Ye Olde Estaminets have added
to their romantic charms many
penetrating touches of modern
sciences, while they provide all the
comforts of a soldier's rest billet.���
Shell Hole Advocate, Somewhere
in France;
The police are making ready to
a rentless crusade against
questionable women and a close
watch will be maintained for any
who come to try to prey npon the
enlisted men. The campaign is
being regarded by army and navy
officers, the police and the health
department more as a health problem and protection of the enlisted
men than as a moral question.
All nations at war report an
alarming increase of venereal diseases during war time, and the
local authorities intend to do all in
their power to prevent this district
and service men from here suffering from such war time increase.
Acting Chief of Police Patrick
exhibited various authentic reports
of the prevalence of these diseases
and their effects today. Report
of conditions with our own army
along the border during the Mexican crisis appears to show conditions similar to the experiences of
Europe. In this report the evil
that even one infected woman may
do is indicated in the statement of
one such woman that she had entertained 120 soldiers in two days.
A Vienna report was that fully
CO Austrian army divisions have
been drawn from the fighting because of venereal diseases. French
clinic report was that the diseases
increased 50 per cent during the
first 16 months of the war and increased 67 yer cent in the next
eight months.
Another report is that more
fighting men had been incapacitated for service by venereal diseases contracted at mobilization
camps than by all the fighting at
the front, and it is such reports as
this which bring the necessity for
drastic preventative action home
to local authorities at this time,
when many enlisted men are stationed and vast numbers are soon
to be added.
Throughout the warring countries the alarm is felt even more
for the period following the war
than during its duration because of
the certainty that the diseases will
be spread extensively when the infected armies return to tbe civil
life���to their families or families
they will make.
Eighty per cent of the inflammatory ailments peculiar to women
are declared attributed to these
An effort to have venereal diseased persons quarantined is one
of the drastic steps proposed by the
health department for curbing the
social evil and preventing service
men from acquiring these diseases
here.���San Diego Tribune.
1 35 h. P. Witte gas engine.
1 8 x 10 Sullivan compressor.
1 large Sullivan air receiver.
1 Sullivan auxilliary air receiver.
1 300-gal. water cooler.
1 gas tank
1 water tank
2 iron barrels,  each  220  gal-capacity
for distillate.
1 complete belt hoist
1 24-inch shive wheel
800 feet 5-8 wire cable,
600 feet T rail
3S0 ieet 2-inch pipe
100 feet rubber hose
2 Sullivan drill heads, complete with
30 drills.
(All in good condition.)
25 h.p. steam engine.
40        boiler
60        heater
Boiler pump
Cameron force pump; 3-inch suction,
2-inch discharge
1 hand pump for filling boiler
60 loot smoke stack, 26-inch
30 feet 3-inch exhaust pipe
Large Blake crusher, 6 tons per hour
Large Blake rolls
Finishing rolls
2 sets screens
2 Frovanner tables
Classifier and regulator,  with register.
Automatic ore feed
2,000-gal. cedar water tank
400-feet 2 inch pipe
100 feet i-inch pipe
Cup elevator
Complete system shafts and pulleys.
Enquire of
Chesaw, Wash.
Princeton, B. C, is the headquarters for miners, investors
and railroad men. A fine location and everything' first-class
J. N. MtcPHERSOM. Proprietor
Princeton, B.C., now completed on the
site of the old Great Northern. Only
brick hotel in Similkameen. A first
class house,
Swanson & Brootnfield. Props.
Rock Creek, B. C. This is one of
the oldest hotelf in the Kettle Valley. Excellent accommodation for
all travellers.
S. T. LARSEN. Proprietor.
The Enob Hill Hotel
One of the largest hotels in
the city.   Beautiful location,
fine rooms and tasty meal;..
A. O. JOHNSON      -     PROP.
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.
Chinese "Sardines"
Some of the fancy-named, high-
priced '''sardines" that are now
being sold in this city and in other
parts of the country are really
nothing other than immature salmon taken illegally by Chinese in
the British Columbia coast waters,
according to the result of investigations made by some of the fishing authorities at Cowichan.
These fish experts claim to have
discovered .a fullrfledged "sardine"
factory on the Cowichan coast.    .
The fact that the Chinese are
putting ont ''sardines" in this way
is given as one of the reasons for
the continually increasing scarcity
of salmon and cod in the inland
waters around Vancouver Island.
���Victoria Colonist.
When some people do good by
stealth they manage to let it be
found out by accident
Fish in Cape Breton
Not since five
there been such a
in L'Ardoise bay
years past has
mackerel catch
as the present
season. All along the shore every
fishermen has been taxed to handle
each day's catch. Some of the
boats average as many as five
thousand, and during the last few
days there has been in the vicinity
of two thousand barrels landed.
Unfortunately there is a scarcity of
salt, due, of course, to the limited
supply in the Halifax market
owing to war conditions. Should
fishing continue good, in a very
few days the supply of salt in
L'Ardoise may be all exhausted.���
Aricharfe Record.
... Officer���Now, Private Jenkins,
I am going to give you a very re*
sponsible job. Under; ouradvanced
trench is a large mine.: I want
yon to stay there, and when the
mine goeB np I want you to blow
your whistle. Now, do you clear-
ly understand?
Private Jenkins���Well, there's
one thing I'm not certain of, sir.
When do I blow the whistle���going up or coming down?
(Notice under Section 36.)
TAKE NOTICE that an application bas
been made to register Michael Henry Kane of
Phoenix. B. C, as the owner in Fee-simple,
under a Tax Sale Deed from the Collector of
the Rossland Assessment District, to Michael
Henry Kane, bearing- date tbe 30th day of September. A. D. 1912, in pursuance of a Tax Sale
held by said Collector on or about the 7th day
of November, 1910, of all and singular certain
parcel or tract of land and premises situate,
lying, aud being iu the Province of British
Columbia, more particularly known and described as:���Lot 1287, '-Blue Jay" Mineral
Claim, Similk-imeeu Division, Yale District.
You aud those claiming through or under
you, and all persons claimiug any interest in
tbe said land by descent whose title is not registered under the provisions of the "Land Registry Act" are required to contest the claim of
the tax purchaser -within fatty-five days of the
Bervlce of this notice upon you. Otherwise you
and each of you will be forever estopped and
debarred from setting up any claim, to of iu respect of the said laud, and I shall register the
said Michael Henry Kane as owner iu fee.
Your attention is called to section 36 of the
"Laud Registry Act" and amendments, and
especially to the following extract therefrom
which relates to the above notice:���
"And in default of a cavet or certificate of
lis pendens beiug filed before the registration
as owner of the persons entitled under such tax
sale, all persons so served with notice, or served
with notice under subsection .6) of section 155
of the "Municipal Clauses Act, 1906," or section
293 of the "Municipal Act," or section 139 of tlie
"Assessment Act, 1903," or section 253 of the
"Taxation Act," in cases in which notice under
this Act is dispensed with as hereinafter provided, and those claiming through or nnder
them, and all persons claiming any interest in
the land by virtue of an unregistered instrument, and all persons claimiug auy interest iu
the land by descent whose title is not registered
under the provisions of this Act, shall be forever estopped and debarred from setting up
any claim to or in respect of the land so sold
for taxes."
Dated at the Land Registry Office, at the
City of Kamloops, Province of British Columbia, this 9th day of May, A. D. 1917.
District Registrar.
E. W. WIDDOWSON, Assayer and
Chemist, Box biio8, Nelson, B. C.
Charges:���Gold, Silver, Lead or Copper
$i each. Gold-Silver, (single assay)
$1.00. Goid-Silver (duplicate assay)
jli.50. Silver-Lead $1.50 Silver-Lead-
Zinc $3.00. Charges for oth��r 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,    .   .   .
Haveyou triedonclately?
Mazda Tungsten Lamps
15 to 40 Watt Lamps���50c each.
60 Watt Lamps���60c each.
100 Watt Lamps-
-$1.00 each.
60 Watts
100    -
200   ��
$1,25 each
150 ��
3.00 ��
Greenwood City Waterworks Co.
Reopen Rockland
There is Btrong probability that
the Rockland group, formerly
owned by the Rockland Copper
Mining Co., controlled by Jay P.
Graves, A. L. White and associates interested in Granby Mining,
Smelting and Power Co., will be
re-opened this summer under control of local men. The property
was taken over by the Graves in
terests about 18 years ago and for
some time development was maintained nnder direction of Frank
Watson, also heavily interested in
the corporation. For fifteen years
nothing has been done, bnt within
the paet few weeks a mortgage has
been foreclosed by 'interests represented by Walter J. Nicholls, of
this city, and it is understood that
efforts will be made to start operations this summer. The property
lies on the summit between Four-
Mile and Nine-Mile creeks, in the
Slocan Lake region and shows one
of tha few copper-bearing veinB in
the district. The vein is of great
width, with small values in copper
and silver. At one time plans for
very extensive operation were
made, but decline in metal markets
about 15 years ago made them impracticable at that time. Mining
Truth understands from an unofficial source that there is Bome
chance of the property being taken
over by one of the strongest operating concerns in the United States.
Negotiations are now in progress,
under direction of Frank Watson,
who recently returned to this section after many years' absence in
Alaska.^Mining Truth, Spokane.
Flooring,  Shiplap,  Rustic, Casing, Dimension, and all kinds
of lumber.
Synopsis of Coal Mining Regulations.
��"*OA__. mining rights oi the; Dominion
v-'> in Manitoba, Saskatchewan and Alberta, the Yukon Territory, the Northwest Territories and in a portion of the
Province of British Columbia, may be
leased for a term of twenty-one years
renewal for a further term of 21 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 himself.
Bach application must be accompanied
by a fee of $$ 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 oer ton.
The person operating the mine shall
furnish the Agent wtth sworn returns
accounting for tne full quantity of merchantable coal mined ana 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, rescinded by Chap. 27 of 4-5
George V. assented to 12th June, 1914..
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 Lauds.
Deputy Minister of the Interior.
N.  B.���Unauthorized publication of
this advertisement will not be paid for.���
Norden Hotel
This 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.
Lunch counter and din*
ing room in connection.
CO., l/PD.
Leaves Mother Lode
9.30 a. m. 6.30 p. m.
Leaves Greenwood
2.oo p. m.
8.30 p. m.
Saturday last stage leaves Mother
Lode 6 p. m. Returning, leaves
Greenwood 10 p. m.
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 Dray ing
Palace   Livery  And Stage
GILLIS & ION, Proprietors.
C LOA.T is not a periodic-
F   al.   It is a book con
taining 86 illustrations all
told, and is filled with
sketches and stories of
western life. It tells how
a gambler cashed in after
the flush days of Sandon;
how it rained in New Denver long after Noah was
dead; how a parson took a
drink at Bear Lake in
early days; how justice
waa dealt in Kaslo in '93;
how the saloon man out-
prayed the women in Kalamazoo, and graphically de- ����_.
picta the roaminga of a j,
western editor among the T
_�� tender-feet in the cent belt, 'j*
��� It contains the early history V
of Nelson and a romance
of the Silver King mine.
In it are printed three
western poems, and dozens
of articles too numerous
to mention. Send for one
before it is too late. The
��$��� price is 25 cents, post-
ab paid to any part of the
ju world.     Address  all  let-
+ R.T*lj3wety *
-�����     GREENWOOD, B. C.     4-
Place your order now for
^^ Machinery ^^
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Repairs ror j Da|n cmm Machinery.	
Robert A. Brown { ^ggS��f<
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Cbe Bume Rotel :
nelson, !$���������
The only up^o'date Hotel in the interior,   First-class
in every respect, ���>���..
Hot and Cold Water; Steam Heat and Telephone in
each room.
First Class Bar and Barber Shop
Steam Heated; Electric I_.ig-._ted.
RATES S1.00 per day and up; European Plan.
Bus Meets all Trains and Boats.
Leading Tailor of the KootenayB.
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combined with Promptness
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