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Voi,.   XX.
Headquarters   for   Fishing   Tackle
That's Fit to Fish
Rods, Reels, Waders, Flies, Leaders, Spoons, Lines, baskets,
etc,  Also a full line of
Hammocks, Basketball Goods, Tennis Rackets and
Tennis Balls.
Books, Stationery, Mate, Wallpaper, Etc.
We are showing this week the nicest selection of stamped
work'ever shown in Greenwood. It includes Runners,
Cushion Tops, Nightgowns, Corset Covers and all kinds
of Lingerie,
Greenwood's   Big  Furniture  Store
We handle a line /which are made on
the best scientific principles and are
guaranteed to ^ive satis-Faction,
Prices Range from $14.50 to $28.00.
T. M. GULLEY & Go.
Opposite Postoffice.
Phone 27
The Greenwood Grocery
Peek Frean's Biscuits Welch Crape Juice
Montserrat Lime Fruit Juice
Eiffel Tower Lemonade Powder
Lee& Bryan
Phone 46.
A Full Stock of First Class Pipes.       Pipe Repairs
a Specialty. I
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Oh! You Fly
-We Have-
Screen Doors, Screen Windows
Screen Wire Cloth
60 inch and 72 inch Canvas
A.  l_. WHITE
New and Second Hand
Layer Cakes
35,-40, .50 and 60cts.
William C. Arthurs
Vienna Bakery. Greenwood
Booms in Miller Blk.  over Drug
You have come to headquarters for
having it put in order again. Whatever
may be required we assure; you
will'give entire satisfaction. We put
in repair a watch of any make or repair and make good as new your pins,
chains, bracelets or any other article of
A. LOGAN & Co.
GREENWOOD.     -     B. C.
Eggs For Hatching
From prize winning birds at
Provincial and all local shows.
$2.00 per 15.   $5 per SO.
Box 995, Nelson, B. C.
For Sale
Eggs For Hatching From My Great
Laying Pen of S. C. White Leghorns J.2.00
Eer setting.   Barred Rock Eggs from my
ig winners and heavy  winter  layers,
$3.00 per sitting.
Phoenix, B.C.
All persons indebted to the late Thos.
Edwards are asked to pay same to Wm.
George for the benefit of deceased invalid sister.
Corporation of tbe City oi Greenwood
NOTICE is hereby given that the first
sitting of the Court of Revision of the
Assessment Roll for the City of Greenwood for the year 19x4 will be held in
; the Council Chamber, City Hall, on
Monday, the iSth day of Jane, at 7
o'clock p.m.-.:���'���:>��� ;"-.:. '���'���'"
Persons desiring to -mate complaint
against the Assessment must give notice,
in writing, at least ten (ro) clear days before the said date, to the City CJerk.
Dated at Greenwood, B.C., this 5th day
of May, 1914.
City Clerk.
Don't throw away that broken
pipe, send it to Kennedy's tor
Sunday chicken dinners are a
specialty at Hanson's Hotel in
Rock Creek.
For Sale or Rent���My lot
and house, furnished or unfurnished, on Copper street. "Wm. Lakeland, Greenwood.
See those Hornung spoons at
Kennedy's; they're still the most
fashionable thing in Trout circles.
:._ Call"21V forxthe best in every
iine.^:I/.'A.7Smith & Co.
1    Take a joy ride to Rock Creek
I" on Sunday, and try one of Hanson's famous chicken dinners.
Nothing beats it this far west )
Pasturage.���I want horses to
pasture at 82 a month. Enclosed pasture ample range, bunch
grass and plenty of water. Close
to main road at Boundary Falls.
Phone, call or write, J. C. Cruse,
Boundary Falls.
W. G. Kennedy will give a fine
case pipe or a first-class fishing
rod to the angler taking the
heaviest trout from Boundary
Creek from 1st May to 1st July.
Around Home
For Sale���Second-hand spring
wagon at Kinney's.
The best in groceries at Smiths.
Fresh meat dept.  in connection
Charles  Russell is agent for
the Dunlop tires in Greenwood.
Silk shirts, white and pongee.
The best ever, $3.50.   Smiths,
Blood i_n't so often thicker than
water when there's money in question.
I. C. Stagg is chef at the
Mother Lode.
C. F. Stork has sold his house
to Norman Luse,
Swat the fly.. We have the
swatters.   Smiths.
Ben Sweezy is working on his
claims in Franklyn camp.
Paddy Clune and Julius Carson
are prospecting in Franklyn
Efforts are being made to es��
tablish a creamery in Grand
G. W. Bennett, of Chicago, the
well-known mill man is in town
this week.
There is plenty of water power
at Boundary Falls to run a big
grist mill.
It is time that something was
being done about Greenwood's
Fall Fair.
��� Bert Beer sailed on the Manitoba, and' escaped the wreck of
the Empress of Ireland,
E. Hicks is returning to England. He sold his barber shop
to Wm. Frawley and Sid Storer.
The north fork of the Kettle
river, is being stocked with trout
fry from the Gerrard fish hatchery.   ,
A marriage license was issued
on May 20 to Roy Worthingtbn
and Nelia Martha Gall, both of
Donald Ross was given 30 days
in jail for obtaining board under
false pretenses at the Queens
hotel in Phoenix.      ^
The mail service is disorganized
this week, owing to the change
in, the wayof running C.P.R,
-nto'the _Jdtt_.daryt ^ ^      :���"���������"
James Fox of Rossland was in
town this week selling cigars.
His cigar factory in Rossland employs eight people.
The C.P,R. will handle all
tables and telegrams free in connection with the loss of the
Empress of Ireland.
Fred Smyth walked down from
Phoenix on Sunday. Being an
old-time printer he prefers walking, to riding in an auto.
Rapid progress is being made
upon the $50,000 building, that
is being erecte'd upon the opposite
corner from The Ledge office in
Greenwood. ���    ��
Barry Yuill has returned to the
Jewel after spending his honeymoon in Spokane. He was recently married +0 Miss Sinclair
of Keremeos.
Hope, anticipation, and castles
in the air have pushed the oil
stock boom in Calgary to a dizzy
eminence. It is the wildest
gamble of the age.
Dentistry.���Dr. Guy, of Grand
Forks, will be in Greenwood from
June 8 to about June 17, prepared,
to do all kinds of dentistry.
Office at Pacific hotel,
A wagon road four miles long
will connect Eholt with the
North Fork of the Kettle river,
Greenwood should see that this
road is built this summer.
Last year the birth and death
rate in Greenwood, exceeded
Grand Forks. During the same
period the Forks had four more
marriages than Greenwood.
Roy Conner, Greenwood, has
been appointed agent for the
Indian motor-cycle for Greenwood and Phoenix. Buy one and
be independent of trains, wagons,
and autos.
A big bear was recently shot
near the Jewel wagon road camp..
During the night he had torn a
hole in the cook tent, while prospecting for cold ham, and green
peas. His rudeness caused his
A few days ago, while riding
the range east of Toroda creek,
Elmer Pintler was thrown from
his horse, and dragged to death
by having one foot entangled
with his lariat. He was buried
at Curlew.
Deer are plentiful near Greenwood. Young deer can some
days be seen playing with Fritz
Haussener's colt, at his ranch
eight miles up Boundary creek.
C. J. Allen, is back in the
grocery department at Smiths,
after an absence of five months.
While away he visited his old
home in the South. "B.C." looks
good to me he says.
J. A. Manson will leave for
Elgin, Scotland on Thursday of
this week. He wishes to express
his thanks and heartfelt gratitude
to the many friends who have
been so kind to him during his
long illness,
M. L. McCarren has gone to
Alberta to look over the oil prospects for Toronto capitalists.
Mr. McCarren is more than 91
years old, and was in the oil business when it first began, about
60 years ago.
A jolly party of our citizens
drove over from Keremeos, a distance of about 100 miles, the first
of the ^feek. The party consisted of C. _E. Shaw, Miss Agnes
Fleming, Miss Reta Kerby, Ross
Fleming, W. Kind and N. Shaw.
Since the C.P.R. began running its trains into Greenwood
some 14 years ago, that rich company has taken in millions of dollars in Greenwood. Now, for
some reason, that is rather
nebulous, it has reduced the passenger train service to three
trains a week between here and
Nelson. The Boundary people
will protest to the Railway Commission, and Jim Hill will take
the overs.
Whenever the public goes to
see the moving pictures at the
Star Theatre they always come
away well satisfied and more
than ever convinced that they
have received' for "their money
good measure. The pictures
shown are well up to the standard and the prevailing opinion is
one of amasement that it can be
done at the price and that more
do not patronize such a good
show which is equal to those
shown in large cities.
The Belle Rose Emslie Recital
in the Presbyterian Church last
Friday night was a rare treat and
it was toobad that more did not
attend, for Mrs. Emslie is an
elocutionist of merit, having
spent ovar $6,000 training for the
high proficiency to which she has
attained. . "The Spell of the
Yukon" by Robt. Service and Dr.
Drummond's poems were exceptionally fine. She was also good
in Irish, Scotch and negro dialect.
Miss Thompson and P. H. Mc-
Currach sang solos with great effect, while Mrs. McCutcheon officiated at the organ. Altogether
the entertainment was of such a
character as to improve the mind
and please the ear.
Shoes and Oxfords for men.
Summer underwear, combinations
knee length, B. V. D's, etc,
Struck Off
Since last November 72 names
have been added to the voters
list in the Greenwood Electoral
District, and 32 names struck off.
The lists now consists of 640
voters. The following is a list
of the yoters struck off.
H. Bareille; P. M. Barrett;
John Beaton; Frank Bell; W.
Cochrane, Jr.; J, C Crowe; H. D.
Douglas; G. A. Evans; R. Fowlie;
A. A. Frechette; A. J. Holman;
J. C. Huff; J. Mautino; H. N.
Maynard; M. R. Morrison; N.
McLeod; J. T. Nault; C. Norris;
J. Nyberg; J. H. Patterson; K.
N. Reese; C. M. Rendell; C. T.
O. Rush; J. A, Russell; A. Sanderson;: H. Walker; P. Warbur-
ton; P. Waiterson; G. Wellwood;
H.C. Williams. G. Strom; A. F.
All sizes, screen doors and win*
dows.    Smiths.
Western Float
The Yukon iB full of idle men.
Captain Shot, died in Athabasca
last month.
A new hotel'will be built; at
Strawberries are 50 cents a box
in Whitehorse.
There are 23 pupils ab the public
school at Smithers.
Coquitlam is to have a 840)000
post office building.
The population of Winnipeg 20
years ago was 35,000.
Captain Doddridge died in
Whitehorse last month.
This year tbe first steamer arrived at Dawson on May 17.
T. R. Needham has started a
paper at Seward. Alaska.
Earl Grey Avill make a tour of
the Okanagan this month.
Eihm & Gleason have opened a
new restaurant in Quesnel.
Unless preserved from hunters
the antelope will soon become extinct.
It is reported that fehe lead has
been found on fehe Wonderful mine
at Sandon.
The Standard Oil Co., has reduced the price of refined petroleum,
15 per cent.
Vince Cullafean while working on
a bridge near Lyfeton, fell into the
river and was drowned.
Last month three more fox farms
were started, a few miles from
Athabasca in Alberta.
Since 1S93 the St. Eugene mine
at Moyie has produced $12,000,000
worth of lead and silver.       ���
The price of copper may soon
advance, as the visible supply in
the world is getting short.
James A. Riley is starting a
paper at Skeena Crossing, the new
mining camp up the Skeena river.
In the state of Washington,
Oregon, Idaho and Montana, there
are 505,000 acres of apple trees.
The Pueblo mine in the Yukon,
is shipping 1000 tons of "copper ore
every weefc-to. the'T&coma smelter.
-'������ The Dingman oil well is 36 miles
south of Calgary, Ife is likely that;
a town called Oil City will spring
up in that vicinity.
Beef Stew Pete arrived in Revelstoke the other day from the Big
Bend, wifeh a big poke of gold nuggets.
The Revelstoke aldermen are of
fehe opinion thafe they should be re-
numerated, for feheir services.
About $300 a year would suit their
The Sullivan mine afe For. Steele
is now producing annually about
9,000 tons of lead, and 400,000
ounces of silver,
A.t present more than $6,000,-
000 worth of ores are being shipped annually to the Trail smelter
for treatment.
At a cost of_$1.00,000 a fertilizer
plant will be erected' on the Skeena
river, feo make fertilizers from the
refuse of the canning factories.
Last year the salmon pack in
B.C. was 1,353,901 cases. This
year 75 per cent, less Chinamen
are being employed in the canneries.
There are probably millions of
barrels of oil, concealed in the hills
between Greenwood and the deep
blue sea, but ife is too timid to
leave home wifehoufe being driven.
If land can be leased for a royalty on the production it does not
take much to go into the oil business. Business men should be
able to do this without making
poor people crazy for oil stocks.
A railway will be built from
Anaconda, Montana, to tap tbe
coal mine, afe Corbin in East Kootenay, Coke from Corbin can be
sold in Anaconda for 86 a ton, as
againts fehe price of from SS to 8S.50
a ton.
There are about 400 men working on the railway at Clinton, and
as many more who are broke, and
sleeping under the blue canopy at
night. These latter ha^ plenty of
oxygen bnt are rather shy on carbon.
Calgary oil is evidently more intoxicating than Calgary beer,
judging from fehe way the people
buy oil stocks in thafe town. They
grab np the stocks lik_ a bunch of
Rabes reaching for ryo whiskey afe
a, country fair. When Calgary
sobers up, the dummies will have
the money, and fehe suckers wili
have the nicely printed certificates,
���'���: If the people of the Kooteray
and Bonndary. districts had developed the natural resources of their
own sections with the money they
have wasted, npon wild cat real
estate, sweepstake?, etc., we wonld
all be more prosperous, and there
wonld be no rumors about the
CP.R. cutting down the number
of its train.?.
No. 47
George Aylaid is a farmer kind
of chap from Ohio who drifted into
New Denver to work for John A.
Finch. He developed the Standard
mine for Finch and .himself and
now has an income of $300,000 a
year. He is investing much of his
fortune in the States, instead of
around the country in which he
made ife.
Fuel oil from California Bells at
the coast for $1.25 a barrel.
Freight on oil from Calgary feo
Vancouver would be more than
thafe. Afe present fehe market for
gasoline and kerosene in Western
Canada is limited, and one or two
big gushers will supply all that
can be sold. Freight charges limit
the area in which oil and coal can
be sold afe a profit. These facts
render practically all Alberfea oil
stocks valueless, except to the promoters and those who sell before
fehe crash comes.
Two carloads of Chinamen are
lying afe Bear Creek, and expect; to
be there for the winter. They have
elected operator Pat Quintan as
Mayor, and section foreman Don
Jamieson asp justice of the peace.
Everything is quiefc in the town at
present. Tom Kilpatrick, bridge
foreman, has moved all his outfit
from Surprise to Beaver crossing.
There is no one left at Surprise but
Bob Green and hie dog. The Italian track walker calls every morning to talk politics with Bob. The
dog looks on with amazement and
wonders what next.���DonaldTruth
December 8, 1888.
Twenty years ago yesterday a'
cyclone struck Kaslo, and blew
many houses that were surrounded
by water infco the lake. The cyclone
also did damage in Nelson, Nakusp,
New Denver and other points. It
blew down a building in New Denver belonging to fehe writer, and
fehe thriffey citizens used the remains to build their first sidewalks.
At the time of this blow-ont the
writer was in his office afe Nakuep.
When the lightning struck a big
tree on the back of the lofc he fled
across the road to. Ed. Coming's
log booze emporium, and held onto
a pillar of. the'verandah, along with
Curly Robinson, until the elements
sobered up, and ife was safe to wander.ho me again. .Such a summer
of flood, fire and water has never
been known in fehe Kootenay since
that eventful year.
Japanese Pedestrian
Clinging to a bamboo cane, an
aged Japanese journalist in. the
person of J. Miya Gawa walked
into Greenwood from Rock Creek
on Wednesday last. Mr. Gawa
has been walking from Vancouver through the C.P.R., C.N.R.
and K. V. railway tracks via
Okanagan valley, He left Vancouver on March 26th and has
travelled on foot calling at Enderby, Armstrong,_ Vernon, Xold- .
stream, Okanagan Centre, Kelowna, Penticton and many other
places. On arrival here he inspected the B. C. Copper company's smelter. On Thursday he
went to Phoenix and inspected
the Rawhide mine and received
very useful information.
Mr. Gawa intends to visit the
Grand Forks smelter before proceeding to Nelson then to Toronto via Crow's Nest Pass. His
idea of walking through Canada
and the United States is to write
an account of his tour in the
English and Japanese languages
and distribute the book as souvenirs of the American continent.
He intends to proceed from
Toronto to New York City and
then to traverse through the
Southern States back to California and to reach there in time for
the Panama Pacific Exposition.
Mr. Gawa is a graduate of Engineering, Tokyo, Japan, and
has devoted himself to the journalistic vocation in Japan for
many years and is well Conversant with the English r language
as well as Japanese literature.
He expects_to pass over British ,
Columbia within the next fortnight and to reach Toronto in
about three months from now.
We hope that he will be successful in his formidable and long
tour on foot throughout the continent
R.  T.
is located at Greenwood, B. C, and can be traced to many partB of
the earth. It comes to the front every Thursday morning, and
believes that hell would close up if love ruled the world. It believes
in justice to everyone; from the man who mucks in the mine to the
king who sits on the cushions of the throne. It believes that advertising is the life of trade; and that one of the noblest works of
creation is the man who always pays the printer.
The Ledge is $2.00 a year in advance, or $2.50 when not so paid.
It is postage free to all parts of Canada, Mexico, Great Britain and
the county of Bruce. To the United States it is $2.50 a year, always
in advance.
A blue mark here indicates that your Subscription has
Decome deceased, and that the editor would once more
like to  commune with your collateral.
Easy Money.
The mania for easy money
runs thick  in /the blood of
modern man.    He wants  to
get rich without working and
often risks all his little pile
taking chances against fearful odds.    The  recent  mad
excitement in   Calgary 'over
oil stocks, shows how easily
the   power   of    suggestion
touches the pockets of those
who   dream   about   sudden
wealth,   taking no heed of
that ancient advice re making
no haste to get rich. [Nearly
all of these people   who  so
, recently have been   grabbing
any kind of an oil stock from
the    wily    brokers,     know
nothing about oil, and care
little  about  developing the
resources  of  the   country.
They are in the game to sell
their stock at a higher price
to some gambling brother or
neighbor.     The   legitimate
production   of   oil   troubles
not the upper stope of these
stock lunatics.    Not one in a
thousand will make any adhesive money,     Like other
games    the    percentage   ia
favor of the dealer   eventually beats   all the players.
Temporarily     luck    favors
some, but, strong indeed, is
the   man who   can   forever
stay away   from the game
that has once given him easy
money.    Winners, nearly always, lured by the temptings
of that fickle jade, the goddess of chance,   blow  back
into the game and stay there
until their wealth disappears
like mush before   a hungry
Scotchman.      Unthinkingly,
the closer multitude, swayed
by the spell of material imaginary wealth, race for the
rainbow's   golden    dump,
while we outside the propinquity of localized hypnotism,
and untouched by the mesmeric influence of a large mass
with but a single thought,
can calmly look on and utter
that old quotation,   "What
fools   these   mortals   be!"
The mining and real estate
crazy booms have been replaced by oil stocks.   It is
the  same old game with a
new front.    It has the s. ��� e
old    dealers    and   boosters.
Nothing   new   except   the
Apropos of the present
mad craze in Calgary we
might, say that when Rossland was in flower a similar
craze swept through Toronto. By publishing large,
lying but suggestive ads in
the eastern daily papers the
wily brokers snared thousands in the cent belt.   The
power of advertising was
shown by the way in which
the people rushed into the
brokers offices, like bears to
a huckleberry patch.' All
Ontario was full of wise
Mikes at that time who
knew all about mining, although few of them had ever
seen a mine, and could not
tell whether galena was a
new kind of soft soap, or
mineralized chewing gum.
The eastern suckers knew
notking about mining, and
cared less, They merely
wanted to gamble without
breaking the law, and when
the crash came, and the fever
was over they cursed B.C.,
and gave it a black eye.
They should have cursed
their newspapers, and their
own innate vanity'and cupidity. Most of them were
pikers. Since that time the
Rossland mines have produced $50,000,000 worth of
minerals, by shooting into
the ground, instead of the
air. That camp is more
solid than ever, but it has
not gi_own great by wild-cat
stock. At the time of the
boom The Ledge was the
only paper in Canada that
tried to keep the fool from
losing his money to mining
stock sharks. For this it
received no oraise, thankB or
money froirr either sucker or
shark. Advice that costs
nothing is not appreciated.
If you try to pull a Rube
away from a surething game
he will want to fight you.
In the morning he will thank
you, and want to borrow
two bits for a drink, Some
western papers are already
pointing out the dangers of
the Alberta oil stock boom,
while others are silent, prolv
ably because they are, of expect to be bribed by fat oil
stock ads.
Thinking Themes
What ia a Friend?   I will tell
you.   It ia  a person with whom
you dare to be yourself.    Your
sonl can go naked with him.   He
seems feo ask 'of you  to put; on
nothing, feo appear to be r>othing,
only to be what yog are.   He does
not want you to be better or worse.
When you are with him you feel
as a prisoner feels who has been
declared innocent.    You do not
have to be on your guard.   You
can Bay whafe you think, express
what you feel.   He is shocked at
nothing,  offended at nothing,  so
long as it is genuinely you.   He
understands  those  contradictions
in your nature that leads others feo
misjudge   yoa.     With  him  you
breathe free.     Yon can  take off
yonr coafe and loosen your collar.
You can avow your little vanities
and envies and hates and vicious
sparks,   your  meanness   and   absurdities, and in opening them  up
to him they are lost,  dissolved in
the white ocean  of   his   loyalty.
He understands.    You do not have
to be careful.   You can abuse him,
neglect him, berate him.   Best of
all you can keep still with him,
It makes no matter.   He likes you.
He is like fire, that purifies all you
do.   He ia like water, that cleanses
all that you say.   He is like wine
that warms you to the bone.   He
understands, he understands,   he
understands.   You can weep with
him, laugh with him, sin with him,
pray with him,   Through and underneath it all he sees, knows and
loveB-you.   A Friend, I repeat,
is the one wifeh whom you dare to
be   wifeh    yourself.���Dr.    Frank
A Peaceful Home There
A Hard Bed
A bishop travelling through the
country stopped for the night at
a country rectory and the good
rector, in the absence of bis wife,
did hi_ beat to make his guest comfortable. He put him, of course,
in the best bedroom. When saying good-bye the next morning he
continued to express his hope that
the bishop would bring his wife
with him next time.
"Well, I don't know," said the
bishop, "my wife isn't used to
roughing it"
The rector confided the strange
remark to his wife on her return.
"Where did yon put him?" she
She was told.
"Why. my dear," she cried
f 'didn't yon know that I kept all
the best silver under the sheets of
ti-atbed?" J
Au enthusiastic young minister
who followed one of (he old type in
6 sleepy country village was
thumping fehe rostrum a good deal
and disturbed a spider which had
found a peaceful refuge in one of
the crannies for many a day.
Wandering up the aisle homeless
it was met by another spider, and
tbe tale of woe was imparted.
"I can't stand (his new minister
thumping and jumping about. I
have lived in the pulpit for many
years, but can't stay there any
Said the second spider, actuated
by the fine spirit of charity.
'���Come along with me, then. I
haven't been disturbed for fifty
years. My home is in the col lection box at the door."
Timber Royalties
The present Timber Royality
Act of British Columbia is chiefly
significant in that ife makes provision for the basing of all timber
royalties, subsequent to January
1. 1920, on the sale value of the
timber cut, over and above an
arbitrarily fixed price of $18 per
thousand feet borad measure.
The percentage taken by the Government of this prospective value-
increase will be afe first 25 per cent,
gradually lifting to 40 per cent, in
fehe succeeding 25 years.
This is no new principle, for as
early as 1889 the Dominion Government required from holders of
timber limits iu western Canada a
royalty of 5 per cent of the total
sale value of the lumber cut, which
value was to be based on the average price obtained during tbe three
months preceding the sale. But
afe that time the price of lumber
was not sufficiently high to bring
in any very large revenue on this
percentage basis, so in 1898 the
stumpage dues were changed to the
fixed rate of 50 cents per thousand
feet, board measure, which is the
rate at present. Although the retention of the percentage royalty
would have Becured larger returns
from this source with fehe steadily
rising lumber prices, yet fehe principle of selling the timber at a
widely advertised public auction
ensures the obtaining, through the
additional bonus offered, practically the same price for the timber
without the former inconvenience
of constantly adjusting the stumpage dues.
As the competitive sale of timber
by means of the bonus system is
common throughout Canada, there
is little likelihood that the Government does not secure a fair share
of the present value of timber
sold, and by reserving the right to
alter the stumpag. dues as the
price of lumber increases, a share
in its future value is also ensured.
Do we Sleep Enough
An interesting symposium on
the question of sleep appeared in
the Beview of Reviews. Mr.
Stead once wrote that we all sleep
too lifefele, but the opinions he
gathered from many well-known
men and women express a wide
variety of views on the subject.
Here are the hours of rest re
quired by some of them, wifeh the
age of each pereon put in parentheses:
Sir Q, Lewis (74,) 8-9; Sir E.
Ball (58,) 8-9; Sir E. R. Lankester
(61,) 8-9; Sir O. Lodge (57,) 8;
Walter Crane (63,) 8; Tree (55,)
8; Dr. Clifford (72,) 8; Lord Esher
(50,) 8; Sir J. Gorsfe (72.) 8; E.
Gos_e (59,) 8: F. Harrison (77,)
8; Lord Ripon (81) 8; Sir H. Ros-
coe(75) 8; Lady Warwick (47) 8;
Sir F. Treves (55) 7; Sir T Martin
(92) 6; Sir C. Wyndham .(67) 5;
Miss E. Terry (GO) 4 or 6; G. R.
,Sima (61) 4 or 5.
Interesting details are given by
a number of correspondents in regard to their methods of wooing
sleep. Lord Esher reads, and Sir
Robert Ball recommends a page or
two of Pickwick. Sir Charles
Wyndham has found that a mental attitude of indifference towards
insomnia has acted in his ease.
Thos. Burt, M.P., quotes poetry;
Mr. Massingham recommends the
old specific of "counting numbers."
Geo. R. Sims, on the other hand,
states that some of the most profitable ideas have, come to him when
lying awake at the dead of night,
while G. Bernard Shaw in a characteristic note says that he has
never suffered from insomnia except when he was out of sorts,
when the remedy was to get into
them as fast as possible."
THE WINDSOR HOTEL is one of the Desfc furnished
hotels in the west. Ife is located in the heart; of Greenwood and wifehin easy reach of all the financial and
commercial institutions of the Copper Metropolis.
Heated with Sfeeam and Life by Electricity
Commodious sample rooms. The bar is replete with
all modern beverages and the meals are the best. Rooms
reserved by telegraph.
An ancient statue in the British
Museum shows a Greek maiden
doing the crane dance. Nothing
original about the modern turkey
trot after all.���Youngstown Telegram.
nelson, B-g-
The only up^o/date Hotel in the interior,
in every respect,
Hot and Cold Water; Steam Heat and Telephone in
each room.
First Class Bar and Barbar Shop
Steain Heated;  Electric Lighted.
RATES $1.00 per clay and up; European Plau.
Bus Meets all Trains and Boats.
Famous Birds.
A monologue is a conversation a
woman carries on with her bus-
. The crow and the bird of paradise
were talking about fame.
"Why, you are so homely yon
are only known to the farmers,"
sneered the proud bird of paradise.
"Now I am so beautiful I have
my feathers on the hats of society
The crow laughed sardonically.
"That may be, my friend," he
chuckled, but 1 have my feet under
their eyes.
The greatness of many a man is
due feo inherited money. _
at4"f"f*t��*y"fr>fr,fc*fr'frtfrtft'fr>fr*fr *M��fr��fr��fr��f*g"f"fr*s
Is.the home for all tourists and
millionaires visiting New Denver, British Columbia.
A. JACOBSOH. Proprietor.
Grand Forks, B.C., is in the centre
of the city, and furnishes the public
with every . accommodation at
reasonable rates.
Kmil Large... Prop-lotto.
Kaslo, B. C,, is a comfortable
home for ali who travel to that
J. W. COCKLE, Prot.
A Commercial Story
The commercial traveler got up
while it was yet dark, and after
kissing his sleepy wife seized his
grip and made his way to the depot. Later on in the day a little
daughter of the commercial man
was playing with a kitten in the
parlor, and after looking at her for
some time said, "You's a funny
little kitty. I knows your mammy
and your little brothers and sisters,
bat I never sew your papa. He
most be a travelling man like my
Now is the Time to Order Your
We Have Them in All The
Latest Weaves And Colors
��m ImaStr ��*_*e*r  **  Coa__��  and Co_-h
The Midway Store for Quality Goods
FARMING IMPLEMENTS of the Latest kinds and
best quality
Gasoline, Machine Oil Hardware, Etc.
lr|r|pfJ���rr*,���l,���ru,rrf^*P|r|PU���   ��r icirirjc **�����<��� Ktficirip ifjririt-
Cbe Strathcona liotel
Under new management, JAMES MARSHALL. Prop
Nelson's best located and most popular hotel.   Rooms with
private baths, steam heat in every'room.
Commercial Rates Given.        7 Best Sample Booms In Nelson
Ifest attention given to tourist and Family Trade.
***************** K��cjcjC-CiO|farjc1cirifirifiriric
Hotel Brooklyn
The Only First Class and Up-to/Date
Hotel in Phoenix. New from cellar
to roof. Best Sample rooms in the
Boundary, Opposite Great Northern
Depot   X   X   Modern Bathrooms
O, Dt Bush, Prop, Phoenix, E C
Trail, B. C.���This liotel has been
thoroughly renovated. It is heated
by steam, and has hot and cold
water in all rooms. A pleasant
home for all who travel.
Nelson, B. C, is run on tho American and European plan. Steam
heated rooms. All white labor,
Special attention paid to dining
Ransome & CmnplxjlJ, Props.
Bridesville,   B. C.   This hotel   is
within easy reach of all the leading
Boundary towns and the centre ol
a fine farming district.
THOMAS   DONALD.   Proprietor.
Princeton. This hotel is new, comfortable
well-furnished, and is close to the railway
depot. Modern accommodation and sample rooms.
SUMMERS & WARD LE. Proprietors
Sandon. The largest hotel in Sandon. Large and pleasant rooms.
Dining room a n d restaurant.
Wines, Liquors, and Cigars. A
comfortable hotel for miners and
THOMPSON & HOLTEN , Proprietors
Rock Creek, B. C. This is one of
the oldest hotels in the Kettle Valley. Excellent accommodation for
all travellers.
S. T. LARSEM, Proprietor.
Deadwood, B. C. This hotel is
within easy distance of Greenwood
and provides a comfortable home
for travellers. The bar has the
best of wines, liquors and cigars.
Princeton, B. C. is the headquarters for miners, investors
and railroad men. A fine location and everything first-class
Plenty of first class rooms, and
a scenic balcony, Everything
new and cheerful about the
house, The dining room is in
charge of one of the most noted
chefs in the Kootenay, Friends
tourists and strangers always
welcome, '
Rock Creek, B. C. This hotel is
situated on historic ground, and
has tasty meals and excellent
T. R. HANSON, Proprietor.
The Newest and Largest; Hotel in
the City. Everything neat, clean
and comfortable. Steam heat and
electric light. Meals and drinks at
all honrs.
HAR1IM& WALSH.-  -   -   Props.
The Really Best House
in the Boundary.
Recently Remodelled and
Strictly Up-to-Date.
Restaurant in connection
OWEN   BOYER      -      PROP
The Knob Hill Hotel
One of the largest hotels in
the city. Beautiful location,
I fine rooms and tasty meals.J
Cbe folcyon Sanitarium
Chlorine ..........
Sulphuric Acid	
Alkalies as Soda ...
Magnesia    232.00
Lithia 86
Sulphuretted Hydrogen    32.00
Has recently been thoroughly
renovated and re-furnished, and
is now the greatest health resort upon the continent Natural hot water in baths, 124 degrees of heat. A course of baths
at Halcyon will cure nervons
and muscular diseases and eliminate rheumatism and metalic
poisons from the system. The
water heals liver, kidney and
stomach complaints. The rates
are $2 a day np; or $ 12 weekly
up. Postoffice, express and telegraph offices in connection.
Willlatt Boyd, Proprietor.
Halcyon, B. & I'f.
. r
The reproducing point of
the new Edison Cylinder
Phonograph is a diamond
It was appropriate that when Mr. Edison was
seeking the utmost perfection in sound reproduction he should find that this power lay in
the diamond. He discovered it in the course of
more than 2,500 experiments, always looking toward
rarer sweetness, mellower,
stronger tone.
He has equipped every
new Edison Phonograph with
a diamond-point reproducer.
When this maivelously i_.pe_v.ous tip rests upon
the surface of the unbreakable Blue Amberol
Record, the heavier pressure can produce but
one result���wonderfully increased volume combined with rarer sweetness. Hear a Blue Amberol
at your Edison dealer*, today.
Edison Amberola I
HasDiamond-Point reproducer,
double spring motor, worm sear
drive and automatic -top. Beautifully designed in mahosany,
Circassian walnut and oak.
A complete line of Edison Phonographs and Records will be found at
TM. Gulley ���� Co
Dealers in Fresh and Salt Meats, Fish.
and Poultry. Shops in nearly all the
towns of the Boundary and Kootenay.
is all right if shorn of liumbuggery.
Too much water drinking is just
as injurious as too much liquor or
. ��.ny thing else,
are medicinal if not abused. Every
household should have a moderate
supply of pure wines or liquors hi ���
the closet for ^emergency���either
unexpected visitors or sudden illness, when a drop .of pure liquor
in time may forestall all necessity
for drugs.
Greenwood Liquor gottipan., Importers, Greenwood, B. 0,
I Greenwood to Ehoenix Stage I
B Leaves Greenwood Daily at 3 p. m. '3
B Arrives Greenwood Daily at 10 a. m. ~s
~~ -������-'���''        - CLUB CIGAR STORE   ~3
B JOHN FULLER y. >,.'.   '       '���      PROPRIETOR g
Contractor and Builder
Doors, Windows, Sash.
All kinds of carpenter work neatly done.
Box 127     -      -   -     Greenwood.
Are Hie Best Clear Havanasin Canada
Made by Union Labor in the best Hy-
Kicnic Factory in the country.   Call for
U-eiu and tret value for your money instead of rope
WI-BERG & WOLZ, Prop. B.C. Cigar
Factory, New Westminster. B. C
__��� ���  ��� ���  *
Imperalior and Kootenav Standard
Cigars.    Made hv
NEI/SON, B. C. ���
I deal in Second-hand
goods and have the
largest sign in B. C.
I buy or sell anything from a needle
to a carload.
Greenwood & Midway
Leaves Greenwood for Spokane
afe 8:20 a.m., & for Oroville at 3:10
p. m. Leave orders at Terhnne's
Cigar Store. ,    Charles Bub'sell.
CO., I/TD.
Leaves Mother L��ode
9.30 a. m.
6:30 p. m.
L,eaves Greenwood
2:00 p; m.
8:30 p.  m.
Saturday  last    stage   leaves
leaves Greenwood 10 p. m
Greenwood Office
Leading Tailor of the Kootenays.
KASLO      B.C.
The tunnel of The Argo
mine is only, a few minutes
walk from thie centre of Green'
wood and visitors can see the
workings at anytime. Investors should examine the property. It is situated on a
highly mineralized mountain,
and the lead may be struck
at any time.
During the 37 months that Lowery'8
Claim was on earth it did business all
over the world. It was the most
unique, independent and fearless journal ever produced in Canada. Political
and theological enemies pursued it with
the venom of a rattlesnake until the
government shut it out of the mails,
and its editor ceasad to- publish it
paitly on account of a lazy liver and
partly because it takes a pile of money
to run a paper that ia outlawed, lhere
are still 20 different editions of this condemned journal in print. Send 10 cents
and get one or $2 and get* the bunch,
Greenwood, B. O.
Two Most World-Famed Tonics
Combined in Vinol.
Cod Liver oil and Iron have proved
to be the two most successful tonics
the world has ever known���iron for
the blood and the medicinal curative
elements of cod liver oil as a strength
and tissue builder for body and
nerves, and for the successful treatment of throat and lung troubles.
Two eminent French chemists discovered a method of separating the
curative medicinal elements of the
cods' livers from the oil or grease
which Is thrown, away , but to these'
medicinal elements tonic iron is now
added/thus combining in Vinol the
two most world famed tonics.
As a body-builder and. strength creator for weak, run-down people, for
feeble old people, delicate children,
to restore strength after sickness;
and for chronic coughs, colds, bronchitis or pulmonary troubles we ask
you to try Vinol with the understanding that your money will be returned
If it does not help you.
J. L. White, druggist, Greenwood
SEALED TENDERS; addressee, to the
Postmaster General, will be received at Ottawa
until noon, on Friday, the 26th June, 1914. for
tlie conveyance of His Majesty. Mails, on a
proposed contract for four years, twelve' times
ger week each  way  between  Greenwood and
:ail\vay Station (C. P.) from tlie Postmaster
General's pleasure.
Printed notices cout-iiiliiir further information as to conditions of proposed Contract may
he seen and biaulc forms 01 tender may he obtained at the Post Offices of Greenwood and
Anaconda and'atthe office of the Post Office
Post Office inspector
Post Office Inspector's OiBee, Vancouver, B.C
May 15t_, 1914.
Sec. 49
NOTICE Is hereby (riven th?t. ou the 1st day
of July next, application will he made to
the Superintendent of Provincial Police for the
ransferof the licence for the sale of liquor toy
retail in and upon the premises lcncwn as
The Bridesville Hotel situated at Bridesville,
British Colnmbia, from Thomas Walsh to
Thomas Donald, of Bridesville, B.C.
Dated this 23rd day of May, 1914.
' Licence Holder.
NOTICE is hereby given that application
will be made to the Licence Commissioners of
the City of Greenwood at the next sitting's
thereof for the transfer of the Licence for- the
sale of liquor hy retail.from Sater & Johns to
the undersigned for the premises known as the
Norden Hotel.
��� Dated this 11th day of May, 1914.
The newspapers in Greenwood, Phoenix and Grand Forks have adopted the
following scale for legal advertising:
Application   for   Liquor  Licence
;-...��� ��30 days)...  ., JS.oo.
Certificate of Improvement Notice
(60 days). #7.50
Application to Purchase Land Notices (60 days) $7.50
Delinquent Co-owner Notices (90
days) f 10.00
Water Notices (small); $7.50
All other legal advertising, 12 cents a
line, single column, for the first insertion; and 8 cents a line for each subse
quent insertion. Nonpariel measurement
Hotpoint Electric Appliances
Mazda Tungsten Lamps
Greenwooa City Waterworks Company
land Tinner
I am prepared to ex/
ecute all orders lor
plumbing and tinsmith/
ing in city or country.
Pleasanf^Svening Reveries,-' A Column Dedicated to
Tired Mothers as they Join tfoe Home Circle at Evening
Synopsis of Coal Mining Regulations.
f^OAL mining rights of the Dominion.
^���^ in Manitoba, Saskatchewan and Alberta, the Yukon Territory, the Northwest Territories and in a portion of British
Columbia, may be leased for a term of
twenty-one years at an annual rental of
$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 sun-eyed territory the land must be
described by sections, or legal sub-divisions of sections, and in nnsurveyed
territory the tract applied for shall be
staked out by the applicant himself.
Each application must be accompanied
by a fee of $5 which will be refunded if
the rights applied for are not available
but. not otherwise. A royalty shall be
paid on the merchantable output of the
mine at the rate of five cents per ton.
The person operating the "mine shall
furnish the Agent with 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, sneh.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.
W. "W. CORY,
Deputy Minister of the Interior.
N.B.���Unauthorized publication of this
advertisement will not be paid for.
No, it isn't that the world has grown hard hearted; it
isn't that we are just as glad today to see the, prodigal
come back and just aslovingly anxious to lovingly welcome
him home as ever was anybody in the 15th chapter of Luke.
It.is the manner in which the prodigal son of 1914 frequently, returns that throws a wet blanket over the festivities of the welcome. When he comes down the road
with his hat hanging on his ear and his hands in his pockets; when he kicks the faithful old house-dog as he lounges
in at the gate; when he calls his father Gov'nor, when he
wants to know what's for dinner before he has been in the
house fifteen, minutes; when he gives his elder brother two
fingers to shake, and advises him to comb the hayseed out
of his hair; when he throws himself into the easiest chair
in the bouse perches his feet on the window sill and announces that he'll "take a tub before dinner," when he
comes back with a generally forgiving air of good fellowship about him, and tries to make all the rest of the family
feel very easy and reassured���then it is, my son, that your
fatherlongs to run and meet 'you while you are a great
way off and fall upon your neck with a plow line and welt
you into a state of becoming humility and penitence by the
time you are able to take off your hat to the bound boy,
and crawl up to the front steps and ask yoar brother to
shake h^ads with you. Good people are just as glad today
as ever they were, to see a prodigal come home, but it does
rattle them to see him come in a hack and ask them to pay
the driver and send for his baggage.
Once while assisting in the last sad rites that so often
fall upon us here upon earth, for some dear and precious
loved-one stricken by the hand of death we were particularly impressed as we beheld the casket containing the
still silent form,so profusely covered with flowers  that it
"Twould be bliss to there repose."
But we had known the pathway that silent form had trod.
Few flowers bloomed beside it,   but little  sunlight ever
crossed it.    Tired and weary, few proffered help, sad and
discouraged, few spoke words  of  cheer.    Thorns-by the
way, there seemed none to remove them;  often cast down
there seemed,none near to lift up.    A heart starving for a
loving word,'a soul bewildered for lack of a tender hand
to guide.    But all is over now; the pangs,-the regrets, the
cares the sorrows can hamper that form no longer, neither
can any tender, loving administration you cnay now bestow
take one pang, one regret,   pluck one  thorn or  emit one
ray of sunshine on the life already over, or add one jot to
the bliss of the soul in  its new  estate.    That  day  most
beautiful flowers were proffered by those whose lips never
offered one word of cheer to the departed, nor hands neyer
holden out to help; to remove the thorn, to smooth the way
and make at least one little oasis on life's desert.
lank of Montreal
Capital, paid up, $16,000,000 Rest, $16,000,000.
Hon. President: Lord Strathcona and Mount Royai,, G.C.M.G. G.C.V.O.
President: H.;V. Meredith, Esq.
General Manager: Sir Frederick Williams-Taylor
Branches inLondon, Eng. {^.0_f^_lS_} New York, Chicago
Buy and Sell Sterling Exchange and Cable Transfers.    Grant Commercial and
Travellers' Credits, available in any part of the world.
Greenwood Branch   -  C. B. Winter, Mgr.
SIR EDIVTU-ID WALKER.aV.O,I._..D^D.CX.��_-��-ldeiit
ALEXANDER LAIRD, General Manager JOHN AIRD, Ass't General Manager
jaicktjp stops  coughs, cores  colds, and  _.--!=
the threat and lungs.       ::       _.-.'..   25 tents.
For Seed Oats, Wheat
Dr. Rusk's Famous
Chick Food
���TALK TO���
E. W. WIDDOWSON, Assayer and
Chemist, Box Bno8, Nelson, B. C.
Charges:���Gold, Silver, Lead or Copper,
$i each. Gold-Silver, or SV-. er-Lead,
$1.50. Prices for other metals: Coal,
Cement, Fireclay analyses on application. The largest custom assay office in
British Columbia.
CAPITAL, $15,000,000    RESERVE FUND, $13,500,000
Interest at the current 'rate is allowed on all deposits of $1 and
upwards.    Careful attention is given to every account.   Small accounts
axe welcomed.    Accounts may be opened and operated by mail-
Accounts may be opened in the names of two or more persons, with-
orawals to be made by any one of them or by the survivor. S21
A. H. MARCON    -   Manager of Greenwood and Rock CieeR Branches
All  the   latest  methods  in  high-class
Corner Abbott & Hastings Streets.
VANCOUVER,   -   -   -   B.C.
A  SITTING Of the County Court of Tale will
**���    be holden at the Court House, Greenwood,
on  Tuesday the 30th day   of June, 1914,  at
eleven o'clock In the forenoon.
By order,
Registrar C. C. of Y,
* ���������������'���'���:������__
| [J�� J your Razors Honed
and Your Baths at
About Float.
Float is not a periodical.
Ife 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
_��� _, Bea__Lakein_ea_ly-days,; _��___.
hoM justice was dealt in
Kaslo in '93; how the
saloon man butprayed 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. Send for
one before it is too late.
The price is 25 cents,
postpaid to any part of the
world. Address all letters to
R. T. Lowery
He Does Not Advertise.
Breathes there a man with"soul so_dead
Who never to himself has said:
'My trade of late is getting bad,
I' 11 try another ten-inch ad!"
If there be, go mark him well,
For him no bank account shall swell.
No angels watch the golden stair,
To welcome home the millionaire.
The man who never asks for trade,
By local line, or add displayed,
Cares more for rest than worldly gain.
And patronage but gives him pain.
Tread lightly, friends; let no rude sound
Disturb his solitude profound,
Here let him lie ia calm repose.
Unsought except by men he owes.
And when he dies, go plant him deep
That nothing may disturb his sleep,
Where no rude clamor may dispel
That quiet that he loved so well.
And that the world may know its lose,
Place on a stone a wreath of moss,
And on a stone above "Here lies
A fossil, who did not advertise."
Romance of Mining.
P. A. O'Farrel has the following
to say about the Eossland camp:
Rossland is now securely entrenched among tbe famous mining
cities of the world. During the 19
years of its existence it has added
$GO,000,000 in metals to the world's
wealth and it is now producing
some $4,000,000 a year and ere
long it will have a production of
$10,000,000 a year. In 1895
Patrick Clark of Spokane began
shipping gold and copper ore from
the War Eagle. He bought it for
$30,000, and he had to build a
custom house for the Dominion
Government and a wagon road 20
miles through the wilderness to
enable him to ship his ore over
American railways to Tacoma or
Helena or Salt Lake for smelting.
There was not a Canadian railway
within hundreds of miles nor was
there a Canadian smelter in the
Dominion in 1S95.
Two years later Clark sold the
"War Eagle to Toronto capitalists
for $800,000. They paid $2,000,-
000 for another mine called the
Centre Star. These mines were
placed under the management not
of practical mining men but of
theoretical mining engineers, and
after eight years mismanagement
the Toronto capitalists, having apparently exhausted all the ore
bodies, sold the War Eagle and
Centre Star for their debts to the
Canadian Pacific interests. The
Canadian Pacific had meanwhile
built a railroad through the Crow's
jSTesfc Pass to develop the coal fields
of East Kootenay. They had
pushed this railroad through to
Rossland and on west towards
Yale and Okanagan, and they had
bought tho Trail smelter and thus
could not afford to see the War
Eagle abandoned. Then James
Cronin and Michael Purcell took
charge of the War Eagle for the
Canadian Pacific Railway interests.
Purcell had began mining as a
child in the coal and iron mines of
Wales. He had perfected his
knowledge in the mines of Pennsylvania and in the copper mines
of Butte and in the silver-lead
mines of Coeur d'Alene. Cronin
had the same wide extended experience of mining in Mexico, the
United States and Canada, and
these two experienced miners began again the search for the lost
treasure of the War Eagle.
For 10 days Cronin and Purcell,
with pick and candle, explored
every drift and tunnel and stope.
They prospected every fault and
Blip and ere the 10 days were up
they had solved the problem of the
ore deposits of the Rossland mines.
The mine had faulted and the rich
War Eagle ore bodies were thrown
for to tbe north.
Since 1906 the War Eagle has
produced some $12,000,000 in gold
and at a profit of 85,000,000. Today at a depth of 2,000 feet, or
300 feet below its present stopes,
tbe War Eagle has the biggest and
longest ore chutes ever. War
Eagle is now I am told, in a position to make an annual net profit
of $1,500,000 if the management
desires to run it to its full capacity.
And this is the mine which the experts and mining engineers of the
Toronto capitalists declared worthless nine years ago!
The Le Roi has had a little experience. Col. Topping of Spokane got it from the discoverers for
$12.50. He gave the greater part
of it away to a group of Spokane
lawyers, who financed its development. In 1897 it was sold to
Whitaker Wright and the London
& Globe for 85,000,000. The London capitalists landed it in financial difficulties and then the Canadian Pacific interests got it for
��50,000. The machinery alone
was worth ��50,000. That was
less than three years ago. Since
then the Le Roi has earned a net
profit of $600,0C0 for its present
owners and will yet earn milliona
For a dozen years very little has
been done with the other mines of
Rossland. Le Roi No. 2 haB been
a steady small producer and
money-maker, but the mismanagement that took place and the
stock market losses in the War
Eagle and Lo Roi discouraged capital and left the other mines undeveloped all those years. J
A new era has now dawned.
There are tens of millions of tons
of $4, $5, and SG ore in the Rossland mines that can now with
proper management be made commercially profitable. In addition
to the great bodies of high-grade
ore in the War Eagle and Le Roi
and other mines there are im
mense low grade ore bodies, and
tbe policy of the Canadian Pacific
is to supply transportation, power
and smelting at tho lowest possible
cost to the mines so as to secure
the maximum of production.
Under these conditions Rossland
should become a very busy and
prosperous mining centre.
Kill the Roosters
Powdery Scab
In the Slocan
It is said that, after examina-
ing the Idaho-Alamo group, Mr.
Banks, the B.C., engineer for the
company, decided to recommend
that $100,000 be spent in driving a
deep-level tunnel. It will be remembered that this was what Wm.
Springer advocated when in charge
of the work.
J, H. Thompson and D. H.
Willis of Spokane have secnred a
bond on the Echo, Four-mile, and
have commenced development.
Both are experienced mining men
and operated years ago in the Slocan. They have been in Mexico
for a number of years, but left
there on account of the unsettled
state of the country at present.
C. A. Banks, superintendent of
the Jewel-Denero mine near Greenwood, was in town the past week
inspecting the Idaho-Alamo group.
Mr. Banks is the B.C., representative ef the English company owning the Idaho-Alamo, and made an
examination with a view to development being resumed by the company. Last year the property was
under bond to W. E. Finch and
associates of Spokane, but owing
to illness of Mr. Finch the bond
was thrown up.
J. D. MacMaster of Rochester,
N.Y., arrived in town Monday.
Mr, MacMaster is the principal
owner in the Hartney mine, and
will spend the summer here developing the property. The Hartney
group has been incorporated as the
Queens Head Mining and Milling
Company, with Mr. MacMaster as
resident manager and agent of the
company in British Colombia.
The new company has paid off all
the indebtedness of the old, and
the development will be conducted
on business lines. The owners believe they have a mine that can
be proven by systematic development.���Slocan Record.
Eggs which have been fertilized
constitute the gftatftftt proportion
of the inferior stock which, when
examined, Jproves unfit for food.
It is not necessary that these shall
have remained for a time nnder a
broody   hen,   a   temperature   of
seventy degrees being,   in itself,
sufficient to  cause the germ  to
commence to grow.   If the heat is
constant fehe development of the
chick will continue, but if it ceases
or is intermittent, putrefaction at
once sets in and the egg becomes
bad.   On the other hand infertile
. I eggs which are free from the active
germ cell, do not, under ordinary
conditions, deteriorate seriously.
Few farmers seem to realize
these facts, and consequently very
few make any effort to insure infertility. The impression prevails
among many, that the presence of
the male bird in the flock is essential to the production of a maximum number of eggs. Tbis assumption has been proven, time
and time again, to be absolutely
without foundation.
Farmers and others selling eggs
for market are recommended to
kill off or dispose of tbe male birds
after the breeding season. As a
result of their remaining with the
flock after Jane 1st, Canadian
farmers lose each year at least a
million dollars, through the presence of partially incubated eggs in
the produce which is marketed.
The fact that the best trade in
many cities in Canada now offers
the premium of from one to five
cents per dozen, for non-fertilized
eggs, suggests an additional financial consideration which but few
can afford to overlook.
The Possum Paradise
The Council met on Monday
A letter was read from T. C.
Cuddeford pointing out the dangerous conditions of Skylark
street, and asking that alight
,bp placed on the hill. The matter was referred to the W. F. and
I/. Committees.
The clerk reported that Dr.
McArthur had paid 154 for the
hydrant broken by him.
The following accounts were
ordered to be paid: McArthur
Contracting Co., $4.80; R. W,
Halcrow, $18.40; Mussens Ltd.,
$54; Sec'y Fire Dept., $30; Hospital, $11,43.
The repairing of South End
bridge was left with tbe committee to deal with.
Four tenders were received for
the cement sidewalks, but not
read. The clerk was instructed
to return the same, together with
specifications and ask for new
A committee was appointed to
enquire into into the advisability
and feasability of a municipal
electric light system iu conjunction with the proposed gravity
gravity water supply.
The Council adjourned until
June 15.
Loris is the native heath of the
opossum. Nowhere else does he
abound so plentifully or thrive so
well. It is here that tbe Georgia
people get their fine specimens Ex-
president Taft at a possum dinner.
Folks come from North Carolina
here to hunt them, and our market
supplies Delmonico's and the St.
Regis and many other famous caravansaries.
As the canvasback duck and the
diamondback terrapin are to Baltimore, so is the possum to Loris.
The Maryland duck feeds on wild
celery, which grows on the flats of
the Chesapeake Bay. It is this
that gives them their fine flavor,
jast as peanuts and acorns flavor
the razorback hog and prodnce the
Smithfield ham. The Loris possum feeds on chickens���nice,
young, fat chickens such as only
Loris has, and many of them are
from the postmaster's private crop.
���Loris News.
Some time ago it was found that
there existed in the eastern provinces of Canada, viz: Prince
Edward Island, Nova Scotia, New
Brunswick and Quebec a disease of
the potato tuber known as Corky
or better Powdery Scab, which had
probably been present, in some
localities, for a number of years,
but not distinguished from the
disease known as Common Scab.
While this disease, under Canadian conditions, has so far only
in one instance given indications
of being more destructive than
Common Scab, it is nevertheless
a very undesirable malady to have
permanently established in potato
growing land. As a result of the
discovery of Powdery Scab, the
United States authorities, through
fear of introducing the disease,
have enacted that potatoes should
not enter the I xied States except
under a rigorous system of certification, which includes a certificate
to the effect that the potatoes were
raised in an area in which neither
Potato Canker nor Powdery Scab
exists. If the export with the
United States is to be regained in
face of the existing regulations the
methods directed towards eradication of the disease must be followed
intelligently and in a thorough
spirit of co-operation.
In. order to familiarize the farmers of Canada with this disease
Mr. J. W. Easthom, Chief Assistant Botanist of the Central Experimental Farm has prepared a comprehensive circular entitled Powdery Scab of Potatoes, which is
Farmers' Circular No. 5 of the
Division of Botany and is available
to all who make application for it
to the Publication Branch of the
Department of Agricnlture, Ottawa.
The nature, symtoms, and preventive methods are fully outlined
and the following summary of
recommendations for control of
Powdery Scab are given:
1. Use only "seed" from a crop
free from the disease.
2. Disinfect such "seed" to destroy any stray disease germs.
3. Use land known to be free
from the disease. In most land
this will have to be land not previously planted to potatoes.
4. Do not plant potatoes again
in land which has shown the disease. If possible seed snch land
down to grass.
5. Isolate the crops from any
field showing the disease, and take
all possible precautions to avoid
the spores from this crop scattered
where they infect other potatoes.
6. Pay special attention to the
cleaning, and, if necessary, disinfection of implements which may
carry the disease.
How and Where to Buy Wedding
Gifts and Wedding Jewellery
Where will I buy my wedding gifts and wedding jewellery? is a question which will be asked often during Ihe
month of June, In fact it is a question which is always
being asked,
Our Illustrated Catalogue will find you the answer.
OUR WEDDING JEWELLERY is well represented in
this valuable shoppers guide, and from it you may choose
appropriate gifts for bride's maids, groom's men, maid's
of honor and others, ���
From the illustrations of cut glass and silver shown in
the catalogue, gifts of good quality at easy prices may be
readily selected,
All orders received by us will be forwarded with the
utmost despatch at our risk, prepaid by us. We can
serve you satisfactorily no matter how far "away you
may be.
Geo, E Trorey, Man, Dir. VANCOUVER, B, C
Modern Progress
A noted English Parliamentarian
tossed back his thick white mane
of hair, stroked his white beard,
and said in broad Scotch accent to
a reporter:
"The rise in the world >ageB
has been great, bat the rise in
world prices has been greater. We
have had progress, but it has been
progress in the.wrong direction.
"A tourist was travelling in
your West. As he inspected an
Indian encampment, he said to his
"And are these Indians progressing?"
" 'Botcher life,' the cowboy
answered, taking a fresh chew of
tobacco, ���Betcher life they're progressing. All their medicinemen
are patent medicine men now.' "
Christian Science service will
be held in the Oddfellows Hall on
Sunday at 11 a.m. All welcome.
On the 3rd Friday of each month
at 8 p.m. testimonial meetings
will be held in the same hall.
Snnday school every Sunday
Rev. A. T. Bell will preach in
the Methodist church next Sunday at 11 a.m. Sunday School
2.30 p.m.
Service in the Presbyterian
church next Sunday, June 7th,
will be held in the morning at
11 o'clock. Sunday School and
Bible Class 2:30 p. m. Rev. J.
R, Munro Pastor.
Services in St. Jude's church
Sunday next. Matins and celebration of Holy Communion, 11
a.m. Sunday School, 2.30 p.m.
Evensong aud Sermon, 7:30 p.m.
Rev. R. D. Porter, Vicar,
CathoucChuech, Rev. DomG.
Dorval, Rector, Mass 2nd and 4th
Snnday, at 10 o'clock. Evening
service at 7.30, sermon and benediction. Daily Mass at the hos-
e'tal at 6 o'clock. Confessions are
ssrd half an hour before mass.
Must Pay Double Price
Butte, Mont.���Tbe Butte Duluth
Mining company is not going to
have its ore mined by contract
after all. A contract had been
awarded by which a private firm
was to mine and deliver the ore at
the mill at 18 cents a ton, and the
equipment was brought to the
mine and was ready for installation when a committee from the
Butte miners anion called on tbe
management and announced that
it could not be done, being against
the rales of the anion.
So the scheme had to be abandoned and tbe company continues
to break down and tram the ore
by day labor and mule power.
However, under the rules of the
union, it is said, the company may
pat in a steam shovel system of its
own, and this will be done in time;
in fact arrangements are already
under way; bnt it will necessarily
be sometime before the outfit can
be purchased and delivered.
It is now costing the company
from 36 to 50 cents a ton to mine
and deliver the ore at the mill.
When the Duluth plant was pat
into operation a contract was made
with miners to do tbe mining at 61
rents a ton, and that was satisfactory to the union; the men made
good pay at it. Later tbe company took the work over and has
been doing the mining at a cos* as
low as 34 cents a ton.
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Save Money By Trading at
Brown's Ferry Wash.
Note these prices and be convinced
Granulated Cane Sugar
lOOIbs. for $6. 201bs. for $1.25
LARD lOlbs for $1.50.   51bs. for 75cts
Fancy Standard Hams 20c per lb,
California Fancy Tomatoes 2 cans for 2Scts.
Del Monte Canned Fruits 25cts. a can.
Coal Oil 25cts a gallon
Gasoline 30cts a gallon.
Reduced Fares
On Sale June 1st, to September 30th
Final Return Limit October 31st
St. Paul
/   $60.00
- 60.00
- 72.50
- 92.00
St. John    ���
New York
Compartment Observation Cars* Electric
Lighted Standard Sleepers
"Canadian Pacific Service"
District Passenger Agent,
Nelson, B. C.
How many of these sheep go oat
of here?" asked the angry farmer.
"I don't know," replied tbe new
hired man, robbing his eyes.
After I had watched five or six of
'em jump over the fence I seemed
to lose the count, for that alwayB
puts me to sleep."���Lippincott's.
A chimney Bweep's boy went
into the baker's shop for a twopenny loaf, and conceiving it to be
small, remarked to the baker that
he did not believe it was weight.
"Never mind that," said the
man of dough.' "You will have
the less to carry."
"True," replied the lad, and
throwing three halfpence on the
counter, left tbe shop. The baker
called after him that he had not
left enough money. "Never mind
that," said the sooty, "you will
have the less to count."
Smith, a master bricklayer, i_
the meanest man on earth. For
the most trivial offence he makes
deductions from his workman's
Only the other day a bricklayer
who was repairing a chnrch tower
slipped and fell off the high scaffolding. Luckily for him, however,
a friendly nail caught in hiB clothing and held him safely till he was
rescued by hiB comrades.
It so chanced that Smith was
passing at the time. When on pay
day the bricklayer received his
wages it was accompanied by the
following note:���
"Time stopped, fifteen minutes
for hanging on nail���ten cents."
SEALED TENDERS addressed to the under-
signed, and endorsed "Tender for Drill
Hall.Vanceuver, B.C." will be received at this
office until 4.00 pjn, on Monday, Jnne 29, 1914,
for the const met Ion of the aforesaid building.
Plans, specification and form of contract can
be seen and forms of tender obtained at the
offices of Messrs. Perry aad Fowler, Architects,
Vancouver, B.C., at the office of Wm. Henderson, resident architect, Victoria, B.C., and at
thU Department.
Persons tendering are notified that tenders
will not be considered unless made on tlie
printed forms supplied, and signed with their
actual signatures, stating their occupations,
and places of residence. In the case of firms,
the actual signature, the nature of the occupation, and place of residence of each member
of tbe firm must be given.
Bach tender mass be accompanied by an
accepted cheque on a ehartered bank, payable
to the order of the Honorable the Minister of
Pnbllc Works, equal to ten per cent. (10 p. c.) of
the wo unt of the tender, which will be forfeited
if the person tendering decline to enter Into a
contract when called upon to do so, or fail to
complete the work contracted for. If the tender be not accepted the oheqne wUI be returned.
The Department does not bind Itself to accept
the lowest or any tender
By order
Department Public Works Office,
Ottawa, May 23,1914.
Newspapers will not be paid for this advertisement If they insert it without authority
from the Department.���40551
SBAfcED TIMBERS addressed to tha on-
israigned, and endorsed "Tender for
Public Building te be knew* aa Postal Station
"C", Xoual Pleasant, Vancouver, B. C.'�� will
m received at this office until 4.00 p-m., on
Monday, June 22, 1914, for tha construction of
the aforesaid building.
Plana, specification aad form of contract
can be seen aad forma of tender obtained at the
oflcaa ef ���. CaaipbeU Bepe, Esq, 'Architect,
603 KastUgs Street West. Vancouver, B.C.;
Wm. Henderson, Esq., Resident Architect, Victoria, B.C.; on application to the Postmaster,
Vancouver, B. C, aad at this Department.
Persons tendering arc notified that tenders
will not be considered unless made on the
printed forma supplied, and signed with their
actual signature-, stating their occupations and
place* of residence. Ia the caaeof firms, the
actual signature, the nature of the occupation
and place of residence of each member of the
firm mast be given.
Eacb tender must be accompanied by an accepted cheque oa a chartered bank, payable to
th* order of the Boooarable the Minister of
Public Works, equal to tea per cent HO p-c)
of the amount of the tender, which will be forfeited if the person tendering decline to eater
Into a contract when called noon to do so, or
fail f> complete the work contracted tat, U the
tender be not accepted the cheque will be n-
Tie Dep-rtmeat does not bind itself to accept
the lowest or any tender.
By order,
Dcparf-Matef Public Works,
Ottawa, May 23,1914
Newscacers will aet be paid for Otis  adver-
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