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THE   OLDEST   MINING   CAMP   NEWSPAPER   IN   BRITISH   COLUMBIA
Vol.   XXII.
GREENWOOD, B. C, THURSDAY   MARCH 23, 1916
Greenwood's   Big   Furniture  Store
See Our New Lines In
Mattresses, Bedsteads and General
House Furnishings
Goods Shipped in Any Direction
T. M. GrTJLLEY & Co.
Copper Street
GREENWOOD, B. C.
Phone 27
rWALTER   G.   KENNEDY^
GREENWOOD,   B.   C.
WHOLESALE   AND   RETAIL
i  TOBACCOS, CIGARS, CONFECTIONERY, STATIONERY I
�� A Full Stock of First Class Pipes.
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1 The Midway Store tor Quality Goods
Buy" your seeds early. All kinds of .farming
implements and machinery. See our stock of boots,
shoes, and clothing.
JAS. G.McMYNN. MIDWAY, B. C
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P. BURNS & CO.
Dealers in Fresh and Salt Meats, Fish
and Poultry. Shops in nearly all the
towns of the Boundary and Kootenay.
I COPPER STREET, GREENWOOD, B.C. |
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Importers and Dealers in
Wines, Liquors, Beer, and Cigars
i A   FULL   LINE   OF   SOFT   DRINKS
:*:    Office and Warerooms adjoining the Windsor Hotel     I
BAMOF-MQNTREAL
"' ESTABUSHEX) 1817
BOARD OF  DIRECTORS:
H. V. MEREDITH. Eiq.. Pmiieil.
R.B.A��*a_,E-(_. E.B.Gre��__iUcMt,_-ia.'
Sir Willinn K.-JomIA. Hon. Roll. Htcktr. V
SirTloi. SI_ia_1ise-.y.K.CV.O. C. R. Homer. Etcj
A. B-HnLsmrten, Eiq. C. B. Gordon, Eiq.
H. E. DrupmocJ, Etq. D. Forktt Aust, Esq, ���
Wm. McHtiter, Etq,
S_.Fredcr.cl_ WUtUni.T-jlor. U_.D..Ctn.r��lM_--__rtf.'
Capital Paid up       -     $16,000,000.
Rest -       -     '-������     16,000,000.
Undivided Profit*    - 1,293,952.!
Total Assets (Oct. 1915) 302,980,554.
Savings Department
Deposits of |i.ooaud upward received
and Interest allowed at highest current
rates. Savings Department accounts
given special attention.
HEA0 OFFICE. MONTREAU-
E. E. L. Dewdney, Manager, Greenwood Branch.
the can^man bank
of comISerce
SIR EDMUND WA-U-JtR. C
JOHN AIRD, General ManietT.
.V.O-. LI..D. dVl- President
H. V. F, JONB_S, Ass't General Manaser
CAPITAL, $15,000,000    RESERVE FUND, $13,500,000
SAVINGS BANK ACCOUNTS
Interest at the current rate is allowed on all deposits oT^i and
upwards. Careful attention is given to every account Small ac^unts
are welcomed.    Accounts may be opened and operated by mail.        ^
Accounts may Be opened in the names of two or more persons, with-;
drawals to be made by any one of them or by the survivor. S50
SAVINGS BANK DEPARTMENT
J. G, MULLEN Manager
JUST     RECEIVED
New Iviue
Hardware,' Enameled
and Small Wares
See our line of
Delf and China Ware,
Furniture, Etc,
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A. L   WHITE
INew and Second Hand Store
Cleanliness
and Quality
William C. Arthurs
THE BREAD AUD CAKE BAKER
Greenwood City Bakery
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Millinery
Opening
March   23   -   24
SHOWING
New Pattern Hats and Novelties in Spring Millinery
You are Cordially   Invited
W.Elson&Co
Copper St.'
CHURCH OF ENGLAND.   ST.Jude's
Greenwood. B.C.   List of services:
Holy Communion, 8 a. in , ist Sunday of
month; 12 noo'n, 3rd Sunday of month..
Matins, 11 am., ist, 3rd and 5th Sundays.
Sunday School, 2 3o p.m.. every Sunday.
Evensong, 7:30 p.m. every Sunday.
Special services as announced. R. D.
PDRTEJR. Vicar.
Christian Science service will be held
in the MEIJ.OR BLOCK on Sunday at 11
a. m. All welcome. Every Wednesday
at 8 p. m., testimonial meetings will be
held in the same block. Sunday School
every Sunday morning.
English, Swiss and American watch
and clock repairing. All work guaranteed.
C. A. Adeneur, opposite Windsor Hotel,
Greenwood.
NATIONAL RESTAURANT
Mrs. C. A. Adeneur is now conducting
the rooms and restaurant of the National
Hotel. Regular meals all day, and
luncheons served .between eight, and
eleven p. in.
WANTS. Etc
Fok Sai.i..���An old Wbarfdale
press for $50. Tbe Ledge, Greenwood.
For Sa__,e.���Single lop buggy.
McLaughlin make. Apply to G.
A. Rendell, Greenwood, B. C.
Fok Sali..' ��� Bluestetn seed
wheat tor sale at $1 50 a hundred
pounds. Joseph Caron, Anaconda.
Fok Sali. ok Runt.��� Land
Cultivated and uncultivated for
��ale or to rent. Apply to The
Ledge oflice.
Fok Quick Sai.k���12 thoroughbred yearling hens.
White Leghorn eggs for hatching.    $200 per setting ol 15.
Mrs. Rovce.
NOTICE
Michael Baum is hereby notified
that if within 30 days he does not
retnovf. his trunk from my hotel it
will be sold to pay his board bill
and expenses.
Roek Creek, March 1G. 1916.
S. T. LARSEN.
A charming young singer called
Hannah
Got into. 8 flood in Montana;
As she floated away,
" Her sister they say,
Accompanied her on the piano.
Around Home
A Liberal Association has beea
organized at Cascade.
Alex Carriere is now a soldier
in the 143rd Battalion.
Home-cured ham and bacon at
Brown's Midway.
Mrs. J. B. Tuttle died in
Grand Forks last week.
Jim Blake has sold his Ford
car. and bought a Dodge.
Miss Mary Biner has returned
to Phoenix from Spokane.
Buy Your field seeds at Brown's,
Midway, B. C.
D. L. McElroy recently bought
two carloads of  wood  in Carmi.
There are about 900 uames on
the voters list in the Greenwood
riding.
The sun crossed the line on
Tuesday without causing much
trouble.
Spokane men will soon begin
work, on some claims near the
Jewel mine.
Dr, C. A. Arnott has been appointed coroner tor Greenwood
and district.
Mrs. A. F. H. Meyer has gone
10 the Halcyon Hot Spring tor
about a week.
For prices on Alfalfa, Timothy, and Clover seeds write to
Brown's, Midway.
George Guise is hauling ore
from the Sally mine, near Beaverdell, to the railway.
Service in the Presbyterian
Church, Sunday, March 26th, at
11 a. m.    All welcome.
You can save money by buying
your field and garden seeds at
Brown's Midway, B. C.
Clarence Smith, nephew of O.
B. Smith, died in Phoenix ^last
week, aged 30, years.       f
Norman McLeod of Rossland
recently underwent a successful
operation in a  Spokane hospital.
During February the mines at
Phoeqix shipped 77,058; tons of
ore to the Grand Forks  smelter.
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"~ Spoirane^'mea are^desifous 'of
obtaining control of the Elkhorn,
and all other claims in that section.
Mayor Matheson, George Rogers, and George Mattocks are the
license and police commissioners
for Phoenix. ��� *
George White has bought the
interest of Charles Kinney in the
Eikhorn mine. He now owns the
control in this property.
F. J. Lake, the photo artist
will be in Greenwood in a few
days. The excellence of his
work should ensure him a large
business.
The sawmill at Cascade, employing 80 men, will resume
operations at once. It has a
good supply, of logs, and will
run all summer.
Australian Tom has closed his
laundry in Chinatown, and gone
to work on the section at Midway.
He will notify his customers
when he returns.
It is reported that work will
soon be resumed upon the big
gold mine at Carmi. Considerable mining will be done in that
section this summer.
Dentistry.;���Dr. Guy, of Grand
Forks, will be at the Pacific
Hotel, Greenwood, from April
10 to April 22, prepared to execute all kinds of dentistr}-.
J. R. Jackson, M. P. P., is 57
years old today, and still hale
and hearty. His recent speech
in the Legislature was much
appreciated by his many friends.
All political parties, cau have
their announcements, aud reports
of meetings, printed in The
Ledge by paying the usual line
rate for this kind of advertising.
This spring- beavers have been
cutting trees in the pond near thei
skating rink.     This  is remark-'
able, as thes little animals rarely
go near any place  where there is
noise and bustle.
Failing to find store ads in the
local papers, is one reason why
so many people read catalogues
and send east for their goods.
It is a dime wise and dollar foolish policy not to advertise.
Houghton & Oliver, lessees of
the Jswel mine have nine men at
work, and 1500 tons of ore ready
for milling. The mill will begin running this week, and the
force at the mine will scon be increased.
About the  middle of Tuesday
afternoon   the   house   of   Maiie
] Gerya on Gold street caught fire,
I and was burned  down,   together
j with the  adjoining  house,  occupied by Lola  Williams.    Considerable  furniture  was saved, but
some diamonds were lost.    The
origin -of the fire   is unknown,
| and there was no insurance.
Mrs. Kerr died in Midway last
Saturdav from aeute indigestion
and heart failure, aged 76 Years.
James and Robert Kerr are her
sons, and Mrs. Munroe of Grand
Forks is a daughter. The funeral took place at Midway on
Tuesday.
The Miner's Union dance on
St. Patrick's night was a great
success. It was largely attended
by people from all over the district, and all enjoyed themselves
until nearly dawn. Supper was
served iu the hall, and Bush's
orchestra supplied the music.
The regular spring meeting of
the Greenwcod Farmers Institute
will be held in the Star Theatre
on Thursday, March 30th, at 8
p. m. Speakers, T. A. F. Wian-
cho on dairying and H. O. English on soils and crops. The
public are cordially invited to attend.
Dr. Edwin Bowes, who will be
well remembered by old timers
of Rossland, B. C, and who subsequently made a fortune in Tonopah Extension and other mines
at Tonopah, Nevada, is now interested in important properties
at the new gold camp of Oatman,
Arizona. He is _spending much
of his time there.
The retirement of James W.
Grier, from the newspaper business in New Denver, is generally
regretted by his many friends all
over the province, It is to be
hoped that after a short and
much needed rest, that Jim will
again step into the journalistic
arena. Worthy, independent and
fearless writers are none too
plentiful in the grafty west So,
Jim, be sure and come back.
Your pen is needed.
The Military Announcement
108 issued at Ottawa last year
contains the names of Doctors
who have been appointed lieutenants in the Canadian Army Medical Corps. Among the names
appear Doctors W. E. Spankie,
Calgary, C. A. Arnott, Greenwood, and J. B. Thorn, Trail.
Dr. Arnott has been authorized
by the A. D. M. S. at Victoria to
conduct the medical examinations
for all recruits- secured in this
district,
Paper Bombs
Instead of throwing bombs, some
of the French aviators flying over
German territory drop thousands
of leaflets, according to a German
newspaper, telling the German
people that their hope of victory
in the war is in vain. Thousands
of toy balloons, each containing
one of these leaflets, are freed daily
when the wind is favorable to
carry them into the German lines.
There is also being distributed by
the air route copies of a French
newspaper, prepared behind the
trenches, giving extracts from letters found on dead German soldiers in which the hopelessness of
the German cause is admitted.
This propaganda will, it is hoped
by those back of ife, cause discontent and unrest and add to the
discouragement of the German
people.
To The Point
Major George W. Teidemau of
Savannah, Georgia, tells tho following about the old-time Georgia
editor who was usually mayor,
justice of the peace, and real estate
agent as weil.
Upon one occasion one of these
editors was busy writing an editorial on the tariff when a Georgia
couple came in to be married.
Without looking up, without once
elakening his pen, the editor said:
"Time's tLoney.    Want her?"
"Yes," said the youth.
''Want him?" the editor nodded
towards the girl.
''Yes'' she replied.
"Man and wife,'' pronounced
the editor, his pen still writing
rapidly. "One dollar. Bring a
load of wood for it. One-third
pine, balance oak."
My wife's been nursing a grouch
all the week.
Been laid np, have yon?
Western Float
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Letter from the front���L.
Penticton has a new retail meat
shop.
Cougars are stealing pigs at Lillooet.
Toroda Creek now has several
telephones.
Be sure and plant some potatoes
this spring.
Almond nuts are being grown at
Suminerland.
Frank Bean has opened a plumbing shop in Fernie.
Hope wants a copper smelter.
Try Boundary Falls.
Treat your neighbor square and
you will have less trouble.
Tbe Inland Cigar Co. has moved
from Nanainio to Ladysmith.
The Kettle Valley railway has
put in service four new engines.
Some baby grasshoppers- were
found last week at Cache Creek.
Andrew Wilson recently shot a
cougar, near his house in Revelstoke.
Ibis month John Wright died
at the 127-Mile House, on the
Cariboo road.
The merchant who- does not advertise is helping to kill his town,
and huildiug up rival towns.
Most of the fighting seems to be
in France. There has been none
in Greenwood for some time.
Andy Grey was struck by a
train near Rodgers Pass and killed.
He was buried in Revelstoke.
Tbe increase in the duty on
apples means ��200,000 more to the
fruit growers of the Okanagan.
Mrs. Louise Thomas of New
OrleanB has adopted a priest as her
son and heir. She is worth millions.
In February owing to tbe deep
snow, provisions were taken from
Hope to Ladner Creek by dog
teams.
Barber shops in Vancouver must
not open before eight o'clock in
the morning, and must close at
7 p.m.
Many soldiers of the 172nd
Battalion at Kamloops have the
measles, and are in the isolation
hospital.
A despatch from Fort Fraser
says that Joe Gat has bought a
cow. Business must be improving in that town.
. Elbert Hibbert, of Ottawa, recently enlisted for the war. He
has nine brothers fighting with
the British army.
It took years for the members
of the Revelstoke Club, to find out
why Ed. Corning always called for
a pint of ginger ale.
There was a boom in Three
Forks 22 years ago. It will come
again when the mines of tbe north
Fork are developed.
Dr. Frank Reynolds died in
Nanaimo this month. In his time
he published the Vancouver Daily
Ledger and other papers.
The United States produces 60
per cent, of the world's copper,
and consumes 51 per cent. The
States need more copper refineries.
Last year Cuba imported over
3,000,000 dozen of eggs from the
United States. Canada was the
second largest customer for Yankee
eggs.
Tbe Columbia River Lumber
Co. has opened all their logging
camps around Golden, and will
employ 300 men for the balance of
the year.
If the Golden Rule was in general circulation, nearly all our
troubles would fade away as quickly as a glass of whisky* before a
thirsty Scot. .
Archie King, Don Bircball, and
Charley Rodgers recently departed
from Vanderhoof, with a dog train
for the reported new gold strike in
the Omineca.
J. F. Newsorue in Toronto was
fined $10 and costs for not putting
a stamp on a chrque. The government could get rich fining people
for this offense in B. C.
The people of British Columbia
expend daily over $100,000 for imported goods that are, or can be
produced in this province. Buy
home goods and get rich.
There are some buildings in Victoria that were built in 1S51 with
Douglas fir. They are still in
good condition, aud practically
have never had to be repaired.
If Boundary Falls Midway, will
we have to fall back upon Greenwood, or lose our Eholt upon
Phoenix. Trail this to Rossland
when Grand Forks over the price
of a ticket.
The Lone-Surprise mine at Republic is working three shifts, and
shipping 100 tons a day to Trail.
Work has begun on the sinking of
a double compartment shaft to a
depth of 1000 feet.
No. 37
Liberal Meeting
The Annual Meeting of the
Greenwood City Liberal Association was held in the Star Theatre,
on Monday evening. Considering
the inclemency of the weather the
attendance was large, there being
over eighty persons present. The
election of officers for the ensuing
year resulted as follows: Pres., J.
L. White; Vice-Pres., Thomas
Boileau; Sec'y-Treas., O. P. Charlton. A strong committee representative of the town and the immediate surroundings was also
elected. Stirring addresses on the
questions of the day were delivered by J. E. Thompson, Liberal
candidate in Grand Forks riding,
and by Dr. J...D. MacLean. the
candidate of the opposition forces
in the Greenwood riding.
Northport Smelter
For the first time in seven years,
smoke, on March 7, began issuing
from the smelter stacks at North-
port, the new $500,000-plant of
the Northport Smelting & Refining
Company having been blown in.
There are between 75 and 100 men,
working three shifts, employed,
and it is believed 150 will be on
tbe permanent payroll. But two
lead furnaces, each of 300 tons
daily capacity, now are in service,
but a third may be commissioned
shortly. The storage bins are full
to overflowing with ore from the
Hercules and Tamarack & Custer
mines, in the Coeur d'AIenes, and
the sidings are crowded with unloaded cars that have been sent in
during the last ten dayB. Iron
ore, carrying a small percentage of
lead, for fluxing purposes, is being
shipped from the Bunker Hill &
Sullivan mines at Kellogg, Idaho,
the product having been bought
outright by the Northport company.
The commissioning of the North-
port plant, construction of which
has been financed by the Hercules
and Tamarack & Custer mining
companies, controlled by the Day
Brothers and their associates,
mark an epoch in the mining history of the northwest, and it also
means that a signal victory haB
been won by independent interests
over the American Smelting & Refining company, which heretofore
has enjoyed practically a monopoly
of the output of the Coeur d'Alene
mines. Now that the product of
tbe Hercules and Tamarack &
Custer properties has been diverted
to the Northport plant, the A. S.
& R. is handling little but the ores
of the Federal mines, which it controls, and tbe Bunkejt Hill, in the
entire Coeur d'Alene district, and
this source of supply soon will be
considerably diminished, as the reserves in the Federal holdings are
being exhausted rapidly, and the
Bunker Hill & Sullivan c >mpany
is planning to begin construction
of a 81,000,000-smelter of its own,
either at Kellogg or on the Coast.
���Mining Truth.
San Poil Mine
With 20,000 tons of on- blocked
out and a yearly contract with the
Trail smelter for supplyiv.g them
with 2000 tons of ore a month, the
West Hill Mining company, which
recently took over the San Poil
mine and mill, began breaking ore
yesterday with Jack Benson, foreman.
D. M. Dranjheller, Jr., manager
of the company, said yesterday although the ore was low* grade,
averaging on $7, he bad obtained a
freight and treatment rate of $4.-^
Republic Journal. itf* ������.-\-~-f* -;.���_*!_�����.--��- re
THE   LEDGE,   GREENWOOD,   BRITISH   COLUMBIA.
THE LEDGE
$2 a year in Camilla,   and   $2.50   in the
United States.
R. T. LOWERY.
Editor and Financier-
After Antimony Ore
ADVERTISING RATES
Delinquent Co-Owner Notices ..25.00
Coal and Oil Notices     6.00
Application Liquor Licenses    5.00
Transfer Liquor Licenses    7.50
Estray Notices 3-00
Cards of Thanks    1.00
Certif-calc of Improvement  10.00
(Where more than one claim appears in 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
measurement.
Surf Inlet Mine
A Rich Group
Early in May active develop-
11 _.-nt- work will be started upon
thr. Helway-McLaren group of
claim., on Kitsum-Kalum Lake,
uihI-'i the terms of a bond which
has been taken by Mr. Chas. F.
Law of this city for Mr. Earle,
president of the Nipissicg Mines of
Cobalt, Out., and vice-president of
the Granby company.
Mr. Law is representative in
Western Canada for Mr. D. A.
Thomas (Lord Rhonndda) who
has made his own personal interests subservient to his country's
call, and is ��ow in full charge of
rmiuitiou on the American continent for the war department. Mr.
Thomas is the largest owner of
coal lands in the Groundhog district and had contemplated build-
a railroad along the Ness river
to the Geld.
Tbe bonded property consists of
five claims aud but little development work has been done. Surface work has shown, however,
that there is a zone of echist and
quartz which assays on an average
$5 per ton in gold, which is free,
and can be saved by the simple
stampmili process. . Picked samples show the native; gold in both
the quartz and the schist, but these
are nob indicative of the average
value of the zone, which is at least
100 feet in width. The property
was examined last summer by Mr.
G. F. Monk ton, M. E., and it is
upon his report largely that the
deal for'opening up has been made.
Kitsum-Kalnm lake is north of
the Skeena river, its outlet being
opposite the Grand Trunk Pacific
railway, 91 miles eaBt of Prince
Rupert.
Mr. Law stated yesterday that
he believed this may prove another Alask-Treadwell proposition.
The latter is the largest gold mine
on the American continent, though
the ore is very low grade, averaging
less than one-half of the values
claimed for the Bel way-McLaren
claims. "Gold," said Mr. Law.
���'���is one metal which we muet produce iu the greatest possible quantities to meet the exigencies of the
war demands. The other metals
are necessary to the occasion, but
it is gold which will foot all tbe
bills. I believe that you will see
iygreat revival of interest in this
province in the gold mining industry, not only as to the lode deposits, but in placer as well."
Sixty years ago placer miners
sunk prospect holes on the shores
of Kitsum-Kalum lake in an effort
to find nuggets in the quartz seams
which traverse the gold-bearing
schist dyke. The marks of their
pioneer efforts still exist, bufe they
were 60 years ahead of the time
when this dyke could be profitably
worked.���Province.
The first of the year Gordon McLennan and Fred Brewer took a
trip to the Babine district for the
purpose of bringing out some antimony ore. The weather became
so intensely coid that they had to
turn back. They are now to make
another trip. The ore is a high
grade and the Dominion authorities
buy it at the railway.
McClennan's property is about
30 miles from town but this is the
nearest point on the railway.
Antimony is another metal that
greatly advanced in price owing to
demands for war purposes. Its
principal use in war material is to
bearden lead bullets used in Bhrap-
nel. During the war the price advanced from ISc to 55c a pound
for the best brands, and from 16c
to 39c for the ordinary erands of
antimony.
Antimony usually occurs in nature as stibnite, the sulphate of
antimony, and is a common mineral in British Columbia, occuring
associations with lead and zinc
ores. It does not, however, as a
rule, occur in large quantities, but.
attempts are now being made in a
few places to sort it out from its
associated minerals. Two cars of
antimony ore are reported to have
been shipped from the Slocan to
Scotland. -It carried from 50 to
55 per cent antimony.���Omineca
Herald.
Cats Taxed In Munich
The Surf Inlet mine on Princess
Royal Island is becoming one of
the big mines in B. C. It is being
operated under option by the Tonopah Belmont Development of
Nevada who have spent already
$150,000 on development work and
paid in $150,000 on the bond. The
mine shows general gold values of
$7 to $9 per ton on all mineralized
quartz.
Plans are now being prepaaed
for a mill to treat 250 tons a day
to start with. This means a gold
production of about $2,000 a day,
or from $500,000 to $600,000 a
year. It is hoped that the further
development of the mine will warrant the considerable extension of
the plant ere long. The mine
should be producing bullion by
October next.���Omineca Herald.
The first city in the world to
levy a tax upon the domestic cat is
Munich, Bavaria This municipality has fixed the tax at five marks
($1.20) a year.
Manifold reasons are given for
the unpopular measure. It is considered that there are too many
cats in thg city, and it is expected
that the levying of the tax will result in reducing the numbers kept.
Every cat is to be provided with
a special collar and a metal check
such as the dogs wear, and those
who are not thus equipped will be
caught by authorized persons.
Many of the best cooks in town use
" Our Best" Flour
and it gives every satisfaction
$2.00 for  50 lbs sack
$3.90  "   100"    "
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Do You Know 11 Boundary Falls Grocery
Greenwood Feed Store
WESTERN - ��� HOTELS. I phone g 152.
Ainsworth-Slocan Mines
During 1915 the far trade of
.Saskatchewan prospered greatly.
Over 950,000 pelts, valued at approximately $600,000, were marketed, as compared with slightly
over "00,000 pelts ia 1914. The
number of dealers reporting was
131.
The coming of the milder
weather is resulting iu the resumption of mining activity all along
the line in and around Ainsworth,
and all the indications are that the
old camp will be on deck with a
big production record this season.
Reports of progress at the Bell
continue encouraging, the big Jack
son basin zinc property continuing
to send down all kinds of ore to
Retallack for shipment. The only
drawback is to get it moved by
rail, as the railway blockade has
interfered with it going forward,
but it is now hoped that further
difficulty will not be experienced
in that direction. A few days ago,
with only four miners at work, the
Bell had some like five hundred
sacks piled up ahead of the raw-
hiders.
Lucky Jim and Rambler Cariboo shipments have been again interfered with by the railway blockade, but as that should be lifted
this week, ore movements from
those properties should again be
underway soon.
J. A. Carter hopes to be able to
accomplish considerable development on the Flint this summer.���
Kaslo Kootenaian.
Milk in Blocks
The markets of Irkutsk, in
Siberia, are an interesting sight,
for the products offered for sale
are in most cases frozen solid.
Fish are piled up in stacks like
so much cord-wood, and meat likewise. All kinds of fowl are similarly frozen and piled up.
Some animals brought into the
market whole are propped up on
their legs and have the appearance
of being actually alive. As one
goes through the markets one
seems to be surrounded by living
pigs, sheep, oxen and fowls standing up.
But, stranger yet, even the
liquids are frozen solid and sold in
blocks. Milk is frozen into a block
in this way, and with a string or a
stick frozen in or projecting from
it.
This, it is said, is for the convenience of the purchaser, who is
thus enabled to carry his milk by
the string or stick-handle.
There is, of course, less risk of
disease germs in frozen milk, but
the danger is not entirely removed
for many microbes, it has been
found, will survive very low temperatures and can be killed only
by intense heat.
Nothing makes a woman feel so
little as the refusal of a man to
argue with her.
Reduced Prices
���IN���
Tungsten Lamps
10 to 60 Watt Lamps 50c each
In cartons of 5, $2,00
100 Watt Lamps, $1.00 each
Nitrogen  Lamps
100 Watts
200   -
300   ��
$1.50 each
2.75   -
4.25 ��
HOTEL PRINCETON
Princeton, B.C., now completed on the
site of the old Great Northern. Only
brick hotel in Similkameen. A first
class house,
Swanson & Broomfleld. Props,
Offers  No Prizes,  No  Premiums, No  Coupons, No
Chromos, No 5% off
All these and more are in the Goods, which fact you
can prove by giving us"a share of your_trade, and
compare prices and quality.
Terms Cash, Bills paid monthly considered as Cash.
I
J.
C.
CRUSE & CO.
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prompt delivery
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THE   KASLO   BOTBL
Kaslo, 8. C���   is a  comfortable
home for all who travel to that
city    Under new management.
WALSH &_HAYDON,iPropr_etors.
BKIDESVIIXB   HOTEL..
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.
RIVERSIDE HOTEL
Rock Creek, B. C. This Is one of
the oldest hotels in the Kettle Valley. Excellent accommodation for
all travellers.
S. T. LARSEN, Proprietor.
ALGOMA HOTEL
Deadwood, B. C. This hotel is
within easy distance of Greenwood
and provides a comfortable home
for travellers. The bar. has the
best of wines, liquors and cigars.
JAMES HENDERSON Procrietor
All lamps sold by us are tested before
leaving the factory
You cant beat these prices on Tungsten
lamps anywhere
TULAMEEN HOTEL
Princeton, B.  C., is the  headquarters   for  miners,   investors
and railroad men.   A fine location and everything first-class
W. J. KIRKPATRICK, Proprietor.
Birds as Shepherds
Few know cf the shepherd birds
of South America. They belong
to the crane family and are known
as yakamik8. These carious birda
take care of large flocks of sheep,
leading them to pasture early in
the morning, and caring for them
all day unaided. If any Btray
animals approach the flock the
yakamik attacks them with beak
and Wings. They are said to be
much stronger than dogs.
Another fish which ia not being
utilized in Canada, though, minus
the head it has found its way into
the fastidious British market, is
wolf-fish or sea-cat. Probably its
ugliness prejudices people against
it. Yet those who have eaten it
say that it has a very superior
flavor, having perfectly white flesh,
whiter than halibut, flaky and
delicious. Wolf-fish vary from 15
to 20 pounds in weight. Great
quantities of them are caught in
the Maritime provinces and simply
thrown away, being considered as
absolutely of no value.
Typhoid bacilli are easily killed.
If a gallon of water is heated to
180 and then allowed to cool slowly it will not be capable of causing
typhoid. A simple method is to
heat the water until bubbles of
steam appear on the side of tbe
vessel. Then the gas is turned off
and the water is allowed to cool on
the stove. The temperature developed will kill typhoid. The water
will not taste flat.
Greenwood City Waterworks Company
Everything Electrical
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T.   THOMAS
CLOTHES CLEANED
PRESSED AND REPAIRED
TAILOR - GREENWOOD
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Dan Carey died hk Ashcroft a
short time ago, aged 73 years.
The Knob Hill Hotel
PHOENIX.
One of the largest hotels in
the city. Beautiful location,
fine rooms and tasty mealo.
A. O. JOHNSON
PROP.
LIQUOR ACT, 1910
(Section 49)
NOTICE is liereby (.Wen', that.on the7th
day of April next, application will be made to
the Superintendent of Provincial Police for the
transfer of the licence for the sale of liquor by
retail, in and upon tbo premises known as the
Bridesville Hotel, situate at Bridesville, British
Columbia, from Chester Charlton, assignee for
Thos. Donald, to Wru. Johns, of British Colnmbia.
Dated this 7th day of March, 1916.
CHESTER A. CHARLTON, assignee for
THOS. DONALD,
Holder of Licence
WM. JOHNS,
Applicant for Transfer
About Float.
Float iB not a periodical.
It is a book containing 86
illustrations all told, and
iB 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 Jnsti"* was dealt in
Kaslo in '93; how the
saloon man outprayed the
women in Kalamazoo, and
graphically depicts the
roamings of a western
editor among the tender-
feet in the cent 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
GREENWOOD, B. C.
Synopsis of Coal Mining Regulations.
/"^OAL mining rights oi the Dominion
N""* in Manitoba, Saskatchewan and Alberta, the Yukon Territory, the North
west Territories and in a portion of British
Columbia, may be leased for a term of
twenty-one years at an annual rental of
$i an acre. Not more than 3,560 acres
will be leased to one applicant
Application for a lease must be made
by the applicant in person to the Agent
or Sub-Agent of the district inwhich the
rights applied for are situated.
In surveyed territory the land must be
described by sections/or legal sub-divi
sions  of sections,   and  in  unsurveyed
territory the tract applied for shall be
staked out by the applicant himself.
Each application must be accompa nied
by a fee of f s which will be refunded H
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 wth sworn returns
accounting for the foil quantity of merchantable coal mined and pay the royalty
thereon: If the coal mining rights are
not being operated, such returns should
be furnished at least once a year.
The lease will include the coal mining
rights only, but the lessee may be permitted to purchase whatever available
surf-ice 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.nbt.be paid for.���
68382
THE COLDVVATERHOTEL
Merritt, B. C. The leading hotel
in Merritt Hot and cold water in
every room. Steam heated throughout. Large'sample rooms. Sales-
mens headquarters.
MURDOCH MclHTYRE.lProDrletor.
Windsor
THOROUGHLY  RENOVATED AND SPECIALLY
ADAPTED FOR COMMERCIAL TRADE
THE WINDSOR HOTEL is or.eof the ,Deat forniBhed
hotels in the west. It is located in the. heart of Greenwood and witbin easy reach of all the, financial and
commercial institutions of the Ctopgwi.: 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: RoomB
reserved by telegraph.
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BUSINESS CARDS.
ASSAY ER
B. W. WIDDOWSON, Assayer and
Chemist, Box biioS. Nelson, B. C
Charges:���Gold, Silver, Lead or Copper
$1 each. Gold-Silver, (single assay)
$100. Goid-Silver (duplicate assav)
I.1.50. Silver-Lead $1.50 Silver-Lead-
Zinc $3.00. Charges for other metals etc
on application.
FRED A. STARKEY,
NELSON, B. C.
MINING
BROKER
PROSPECTS   BOUGHT   AND
SOLD
DR. A.MILLOY
DENTIST
All   the   latest methods  in  high-class
Dentistry.
LOO BUILDING
Corner Abbott & Hastings Streets.
VANCOUVER,   -   -   -B.C.
J. K. CAMERON,
Leading Tailor of the Kootenays.
KASLO      B.C
SMOKE....
Imperator and Kootenav Standard
Cigars.   Made bv
J. C. THELIN & Co., NELSON
Direct from tbe Factory to the consumer
By PARCEI. POST
at wholesale prices    to advertise onr
Brands.
Every cigar we make is absolutely guaranteed filled with genuine Havana-
Filler
Box of So's B.C. full weight, five
inches long $3.50.
Box of jo'j O.S   4  inches  long,
Conchas, $3 co.
Box of "Brillantes" Clear Havana
Wrapper, full weight, 5 inches
long, 50 S $5.00.
Send money order, or certified
cheque. Do not send money unless registered.
References:���R.G. DUNN <S_ CO'.
W-LBERC fc WOLZ,
New Westminster, B. C.
MOTHER II ��
CO., LT'D.
Leaves Mother Lode
9.30 a, m. 6.30 p. m.
Leaves Greenwood
Zoo p. m.
8.30 p. m.
Saturday last stage leaves Mother
Lode 6 p. m. Returning, leaves
Greenwood 10 p. m.
OFFICE-PACIFIC HOTEL
nelson, IMk
The only up/to/date Hotel in the interior,
in every respect,
First-class
CENTRALLY LOOATED
Hot and Cold Water; Steam Heat^ind Telephone in
each room.
ROOMS WITH PRIVATE BATHS.
CUISINE.2AND SERVICE:THEBEST
First Class Bar and Barber Shop
75 FREE SAMPLE ROOMS
Steam Heated; Electric Lighted.
RATES-51.00 per day and up; European Plan.
Bus Meets all Trains aa* Boats.
se*************'** <M��*+*++*+*
Hotel Brooklyn
The Only First Class and UprtoyDate
Hotel in Phcenix, New from--cellar
to roof, Best Sample Rooms in the
Boundary, Opposite Groat Northum
Depot.   X   X   Modern Bathrooms
STEAM HEATED,
O* D< Bush, Prop*
ELBCIHaUGHTED
Phoenix, B.C
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'Halcyon- Hot  Spriags
SANITARIUM
THE MECCA FOR RHEUMATICS
OPEtl AU. TUT YEAR
If you suffer from muscular, inflammatory, sciatic or
any other form of rheumaUsm.iOr f��mi metajiic poisoning of any sort don't delay. Come at one* and get cured.
Most complete aud best arranged bathing establishment
on the continent. All departments under, CM roof steam
heated and electric lighted,
RATES $12 00 to $15,00 per week..
; Wm. Boyd, Prop
Halcyon, <Jtiw?Wm&&
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LAKE STUDIO
GRAND FORKS
WILL  BE  IN  GREENWOOD
APRIL 13, 14 W 15th
Up-to-Date and Best Appointed Studio
in the Boundary
Amateur Finishing Beautifully Done,
Best Line of Portrait Frame Pictures in
the Boundary.
J. L. COLES, agent for amateur finishing and enlarging
Agent for Ensign Cameras and Supplies
f.   J.   LAKE,
Winnipeg Ave., Grand Forks
13
Auto < and flecse   Stages
Leave <,��������� Greenwood    Twice
Daily to M��k Spokane and
Oroville Trains
Autos For-HJre.-   The finest
Turnouts. In the Boundary.
Light ��nd Heavy Dray In j.
Palace lifcij  And Stage
P. C. BTJCKI��E88, Proprietor.

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