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Vol.-   XXII.
No. 3
Greenwood's   Big   Furniture  Store
See Our New Spring
Linoleums, Carpets, Squares,
and Various Small Rugs
Special Discount For Cash
T. M. GULLBY & Oo.
Copper Street.   .       ^     GREENWOOD, B. C. Phone 27
|   A Full Stock of First Class Pipes.       Pipe Repairs g
1^ - a Specialty. ���
The Midway Store for Quality Goods
Fruits, vegetables and cereals, including modern
breakfast foods. Mine workers and smeltermen
should see our line of shoes, overalls and clothing.
You can save money by trading at this store.
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Dealers fh Fresh and Salt Meats, Fish
aud Poultry. Shops in nearly all the
towns of the Boundary and Kootenay.
Fruit Jars, Sealers,
Crockery of all kinds
Blankets,   Pillows,  Sheets,
Bedding in  Great  Variety
New and Second Hand Store
William C. Arthurs
Box 83.        PROP.     Tel. 126
Wear one and be well dressed
At small cost
,   v Copper. St."
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jj Nearly AU Our Goods Will
Be Sold For Half Price For
the Next Thirty Days
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A. -Unmi*r_in. En.. C. B. Goidon. __���<_.
H. R. Dnmmond, Ek_. D. Fort** Anpu, Ek-t.
Capital Paid np      -    $16,000,000.
Rest -      -      16,000,000.
Undivided Profit*   - 1,252,864.
Total AueU (AM 1915) 289,562,678.
Savings Department
Deposits of ��1.00 and upward received
and Interest allowed at highest current
; rates.   Savings Department accounts
'   given special attention.
E. E. L. Dewdney, Manager, Greenwood Branch.
8Qt EDMUND WALKER. C-V.O_.I_L.D_, D.CX-.President
ALEXANDER LAIRD, General Manager JOHN AIRD. Aw*t General Manager
CAHTAL, $15,000,000    RESERVE FUND, $13,500,000
The Canadian Bank of Commerce extends to Farmers every
facility for the transaction of their banking business, including
the discount and collection, of sales notes. Blank sales notes
are supplied free of charge on application. szs
A. H, MARCON, Manager,
I-First Class Work and
|      Prompt Attention
\     Prices Reasonable
I I. A. Black, Phoenix _t
| W. G. Kennedy, Agent f
%       Greenwood %
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Star Theatre
������    Every Friday    ~
Pathe's British War Weekly
Feature Dramatic Production
Good Comedies and Good Music
The Swayne House is again open for
business, under the management of Mrs.
Adeneur. First-class rooms at moderate
rates.   Hot and cold baths free to guests.
Christian Science service will be held
in the Oddfellows Hall on Sunday at n
a. m All welcome. On the the thrd
Friday of each - month at 8 p. m., testimonial meetings will be held in the
same hall. Sunday School every Sunday
English, Swiss and American watch
and clock repairing. All work guaranteed.
C. A. Adeneur, opposite Windsor Hotel,
For Sale.���New farm wagons.
3, 3J_( and 3}�� inch. Made in
Canada.    At Kinnevs.
We touch one another in all
life's associations. We impress
more or less all mth whom we
come in contact. In the home, in
society, in business, and in church
we leave onr mark. It becomes
as all, then, to inquire what kind
of an impression we are making
npon childhood and manhood in
onr several spheres of influence.
Is it for good or for evil? If for
good, then onr life is worth the
living; if for evil, then it is a failure. A trae and successful life is
one the touch of which npon others
is quickening, wholesome, purify-
ing and benefident.
Around Home
Fred Jaynes returned from
Victoria on Saturday last.
Phoenix defeated Republic IS
to 4, last Sunday at the latter
The big furnace at the smelter
was blown in on Monday morning
at 7 o'clock.
Constable R. W. Rayner has
been transferred from Princeton
to Prince George.
Tom Peck arrived in town this
week and is now conductor on the
Mother Lode train.
Service in the Presbyterian
church, Sunday, August 1, at
11 a. m.   All welcome.
Some political organizations
display little honor when it comes
to paying bills promptly.
Willie Lu_n who is in the local
hospital, suffering from bone
disease of the leg, is improving.
The postoffice at Anaconda
will be closed next Saturday, and
the business transferred to Greenwood.
Miss Jean Coles and Miss Jessie
MacLean gave a picnic to their
friends at Boundary' City on
All members of the Home
Guard kindly appear with their
rifles at the drill , on Thursday
the 29th inst. Those -jiot having
rifles can bring shotguns but not
James Williamson, J. A. Mc-
Kitmonand S.- Butler, of Trail,
were in town last week, on their
way back from Vernon in an
auto. They were fat, .happy and
sunburnt. .
Mayor Butler, of Trail, is a veteran of the Boer war. ] He hails
from Petrolia, Ontario, and
fought in South Africa side by
side with the late Lieutenant
Jack Coryell.   ^   _, ".}
. The Canadian Patriotic Fund'
is in need of more funds. Many
subscribers to this-Fund are delinquent with, their-^payments.
..They should pay up qja^cut their.
names off the list.
Jim Dawson has been working
at the smelter in Trail for over a
year. In early days he was a
partner with Bruce Craddock,
and built hotels at Kelson and
Halcyon Hot Springs.
Wm. Frawley owns a Plymouth
Rock pullet that was hatched
upon April 8, and began laying
eggs upon July 20, Over in
Trail Jim Williamson has some
swift chickens, but it is not likely
that they can beat this record.    ,
George Bury, and several other
prominent C.P.R. officials, passed
through Greenwood on a special
last Thursday, on the way east.
They did not have time to visit
the smelter, but may do so on
their next trip.
There will be a concert and
social in the Presbyterian church
at Midway, Tuesday evening,
August 10. Good program, and
cake and ice-cream served free.
Admission, adults, SO ccents,
children, 25 cents. Proceeds in
aid of the church.
A, W. Baird will go to Rock
Creek next week, to take charge
of the Bank of Commerce in that
town while W. S. Longhurst
takes his holidays. These days
the Bank of Commerce is often
short of help as about 600 of its
clerks have enlisted for the war
during the past year.
Charles Bailey, of Armstrong,
secured first place in the High
School entrance examinations recently held in B. C. He secured
S40 marks out of a possible 1,000.
Heath Hales, of Grand Forks,
secured a medal. Josephine McKee. Greenwood, 629 marks;
James Dermody, Phoenix, 682;
Sherman Carson, Phoenix, 584;
Juanita Richter, Ingram Mt.,
633; Ren a Weed, Ingram Mt,
566. The result of the High
School examination in the Greenwood Superior School are as follows: Preliminary course junior
grade, Norman A. Shaw, 676;
William Owen, Phoenix, 567;
MayE. A, McMynn, Midway, 720.
Patriotic Pat Burns
Assays George
The    Province    assays   George
Bury as follows:
"The genial vice-president; despite the added cares of his new
office with jurisdiction over the
entire system, looks' younger and
brighter than ever. His long sojourn in the west made him a confirmed optimist. This quality is
reflected in his buoyant personality
and by the enthusiastic manner in
which he talks about Western
Canada. Mr. Bury is imbued
with that virile spirit and firm
grasp ot essentials that has characterized him throughout his spectacular rise in the railway world.
A young man yet he is recogoized
as one of the leading railway experts on the continent. A profound thinker and student of economics his opinion and analysis of
conditions is always received with
interest. Of magnetic personality
and great courage the vice-president faces the fresh problems which
are constantly arising in connection with the great system of which
he is the chief operating executive,
with confidence."
Western Float
Big Nuggets
The following is from the Calgary News-Telegram: "Because
he is not as young as he used to
be, Mr. Pat Burns, cattle king and
philanthropist, is not able to go to
the front and do his 'little bit,' but
he is doing the next best thing.
He has given a machine gun for
the use of the soldier boys from
Calgvy and many a Calgary wife
and mother will bless the man
who has, with a handsome-donation, started the fund that is designed to safeguard the lives of the
heroes in khaki."
The largest mass of gold' ever
found free from quartz, of which
there is any record, was that taken
out of the Byer & Haltman mine,
Bill End, N. S. W., May 10, 1872.
It was imbedded in blue slate 250
feet from the surface. It weighed
640 pounds and was 57 inches long,
38 inches wide, aud averaged fonr
inches thick. It was 'v��Iu'ecT~at
The Welcome Stranger nugget
was found on Mt. Moliagel, Australia, February9, 1869. It weighed 190 pounds and was valued at
845,000. The Welcome nugget
was found _at Bakery Hill, Australia, June 9, 1859. It weighed
184 pounds 9 ounces, and was
valued at $44,356.
The-.nugget found August 18,
1866, in the Monumental quartz
mine, twelve miles north of Dow-
nieville, Sierra County, California,
was the largest piece of gold ever
found in the state up to that date.
It weighed 1,142.25 ounces or 95��
pounds, cleaned it was worth $21,-
156,52. It was found iu decomposed quartz twenty-five feet from
the surface. A pocket was discovered in the Bonanza mine at
Sonora, Tuolumne County, California, in the early days of that
mine, about 350 feet from the surface. This pocket produced $360-,
Who Was He
The proud father, to whom a
college education had been denied,
met his daughter at the train on
her return from college.
"But, Helen," he said, "aren't
you unusaliy fat? '
"Yes, Dad," she replied, "I
weigh one hundred and forty
pounds stripped for 'gym.' "
The father looked dazed for a
moment and then demanded:
"Who in thunder is Jim?"
When You're Through, Etc
The preacher's evening discourse
was dry and long, and the congregation gradually melted away.
The sexton tiptoed up to the pulpit
and slipped a note under one corner
of the Bible.
It read:
"When you are through, will
you please turn of the lights, lock
the door and put the key nnder the
The tax rate in Revelstoke is 25
Clinton will have a railway service in October.
Their is a big crop of grain in
the Okanagan this year.
Charles Saunders, of Hedley, has
gone to England to enlist.
Mayor Gillet has moved his family from the coast to Prince George.
Recently at Lethbridge eighty
Chinks became naturalized Canadians.
The Canadian soldiers on the
firing line in France are paid $6 a
During the first week of this
month over 30 lots were transferred
in Sandon.
Henry Stege, formerly of New
Denver, is keeping a cafe in
Salmon fry from the Gerrard
Fish hatchery haye been put in
Slocan lake.
On May 20, Sid Edwards, of
Hedley, was killed on the firing
line in Belgium.
The Rossland fire department
bought a prize team of horses in
Calgary for $300.
Cherries were shipped this season
from New Denver to Vancouver
and towns in Alberta.
It costs 25 cents to let a chicken
run at large in Kaslo. There are
few coons in that town.
The Penticton brass band of 28
members, has enlisted with the
54th Battalion at Vernon.
The Kelowna hospital wants
fruit. The^ manager should be
able to get it by reaching over the
garden wall.
Hedley will contribute a machine gun to fight the Teutons. The
movemeut "started with the men at
the Nickle Plate mine.
The National Express over the
Grand Trnnh Pacific, makes the
journey from Toronto to Winnipeg,
1,257 miles, in 42 hours.
' Creosoted'railway ties from B.C.
are being used in India. When
ships can be procured many more
will be sent to that country.
The Steamer Revelstoke was
���burned at Comaplix in April. It
will be rebuilt in time for operation to the Big Bend next spring.
J. L. Stamford is now president
of a mining company at Nelson.
He should deliver a lecture upon
the Northwest Coal and Land Co.
Sunday boats and trains are
again running in the Okanagan.
The Presbyterians do not like it,
unless they are in the fruit business.
Writing from the front Frank
Gibson, formerly of Quesnel says
that the Germans do not like cold
steel. .It is too catharic to suit
their ideas.
Major Megraw has sold the Hedley Gazette to A. B. S. Stanley, of
Creston. The writer wishes' the
new editor luck in a field that is
none too fat for a printer.
The Merchants Bank will begin
this summer the erection of a
building on the corner of Pender
and Granville streets in Vancouver. It will be five stories high,
and cost $175,000.
The grasshoppers around Princeton have surrendered to the wet
and cold weather. They died in
millions this month, and Peck Mc-
Swain's brewery has been shut
down for lack of hops.
In Prince George an ex-bawdy
house has been rented at $30 a
month for a city hall. The council of that city do not blame the
building for its former occupants.
It is dumb and the walls do not
The Kaslo hotel in Kaslo has
been bought by P. H. Walsh and
D. P. Hydon, who will take charge
on the first of August. Under the
old management The Ledge carried
an ad for the Kaslo hotel over 18
At the Summitt, on the railway
between Carmi and Penticton, the
altitude is 4,100 feet. This is one
of the grand scenic routes of America, and Penticton is rapidly becoming the Slocan City of the
Hedley was excited the other
day, when some Vancouver men
came in and staked four placer
claims near that town. There is
plenty of room along the Similkameen river for more claims; also
the Tulameen.
H. L. Propst has just shipped
the first wheat from the Peace
River country to Winnipeg. Before the suow was gone he hauled
it to the railway in teams that
took seven days to reach the steeL
After all expenses were paid he
realixed 80 cents a bushel upon
the shipment.
A trail is being built to the mining claims on Indian river, not far
from Vancouver. George A. McLeod says that the district is rich
in copper, and that many operators from the United States are already looking for locations.
- Fred Roo states the Blaektail
dance is very popular with the
Tobacco Plain Indians. The "upper
circles in redskin society always
dance it with considerable eclat
and other trimmings. Fred recently attended a debacle of festivities on the Plains, and heard Miss
Billy Moccasin String sing in
Siwash, that beautiful marching
song Tipperary. It was so touching that nearly every paleface in
the vast concourse, pulled a flask
from his pocket to drown his sorrow. The war would soon be over,
if Miss Billy could eing that song a
few times in Germany.
Death of J. H. McNeil
The news was received in this
city this week that James H. McNeil had died in Vancouver on the
7th inBt. The late Mr. McNeil was
an old-timer of the Boundary district, having been engaged in business in this city and Greenwood
for a number of years. He was
the senior member of the firm of
McNeil & Henniger in this city up
to about a year ago, when he retired from active business life.
He was an exemplary citizen and a
man of irreproachable integrity,
and the news of his death while
yet in the prime of life will be received with sincere regret by many
friende of the family in this district. He is survived by a widow.
���Grand Forks Sun.
Greenwood Gun Club
At the last Trap * shooting held
here, Dan Biner won the gold but-;
ton and Dr. MacLean the silver
button. Two rounds of 25 birds
were shot at.   The   scores were:
Dan Biner - - - 23 22 | 45
Dr. McLean - - 21 20 | 41
J. L. White - - 18 18 | 36
E. W. Marentette     14.  18   I   32
Oil in B. C.
Conditions at the B, O. Oil
Fields well on the west coast of
Graham Island, are in snch a critical state at the present time that
Mr. A. A. McPhail, superintendent
of the property,- and Mr.Frank
Egan, the head driller, have come
to the city for expert advice as to
the next move to be made in the
development of the property.
At the present time the casing
hangs free within fifteen feet of
the bottom of the hole and the hole
is drilled to a calibre which will
permit the casing to be dropped if
this is deemed advisable. Meanwhile, the eas pressure and volume
of oil flowing out on top of the
water which exudes from the well,
has been growing daily very much
stronger. It was this fact that determined Mr. McPhail to come to
the city for expert advice. The
oil, which is coming out of the
well, is much greater in volume
than the oil contents of the shale
through which the drill is passing,
showing that the oil ib being driven
up through minute seams in the
rock below the hole by gas pressure.
Another oil drill is going to
Graham bland. The English
eyndicate that has been boring for
coal with considerable success at
some distance from Lawn Hill,
found that the diamond drill core
showed it was passing through oil
shale and it is reported therefor
that the syndicate has decided to
change plans on the immediate
ground and sink a well for oil.���'
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Canada-nude   goods   must Always be good goods. THE   LEDGE,   GREENWOOD,   BRITISH   COLUMBIA.
$2 a year iu Canada,   and   ��2.50
"United States.
Editor and Financier-
in the
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    2.00
Certificale of Improvement  10.00
(Where more than one claim appears in notice, $2.5*0 for each additional claim )
All other legal advertising, 12 cents a
line first insertion, and 8 cents a line for
each subsequent insertion, nonpariel
T_ik Boundary needs more developed mines. Let us shoot more
into the ground and less into the
The ore comes out for shipment to
Beaton station on the Upper Arrow
The Silver Cup mine, the famous
property of Trout Lake, has been
bonded to an American syndicate.
This is the property which in the
early duyB shipped so much high-
grade ore. When the bond was
closed, says Mr. Goldsmith, the
bonders laughed at the development which had been done. This
consisted of shafts on top of a
mountain, and the present holders
are driving a tunnel which will
tap the lead at a depth of at least
1,000 feet, enabling them to eliminate the rawhide haul and ship
both summer and winter. The
Ajax mine in the same district is
also again working.
Ix war timeB you cannot beat a
policy oE iron, brass and blood,
with a policy of milk, water, mush
and grapejuice.
The United States has to keep
one eye on Japan, the other on
Germany, and its nose on Mexico.
Hence Woodrow's trail is not
strewn with any undue amount of
In a short time a smelter tributary to Hazelton, would stimulate
mining in that district. In the
meantime concentrators might be
used to advantage until the camp
has a greater producing capacity.
Ainsworth-Slocan Mines
When the red finale of war
comes to Europe, look out for the
yellow peril 1 That is one reason
why Uncle Sam does not take off
his coat, and jump into the European horror. He is keeping cases
on the cards that are still in the
For the first time in tho great
lost west we mixed up in a cent
deal the other day by passing a
red-faced coin at the postoffice.
Little did we think 20 years ago
when we coined the phrase,- In the
cent belt, that the formation would
spread so far west in such a short
time. The cent is not yet very
popular out west, except with the
children who attend Sunday school.
They also make better poker chips
than beans.
In The Lardeau
Cars were spotted at the Lucky
Jim siding on Friday for the loading of zinc ore to be shipped to the
other side and it is likely that a
quantity of concentrating ore will
soon be moved to the Ivanhoe concentrator to be treated. Last week
the construction of a hoist to get
the ore up to to the concentrator
was commenced.
A recent shipment from 12-
Mile was made by Scott Thorn-
berg, consisting of over seven tonB
of ore from the Helen. This property was developed a little by
English brothers, but apparently
the ore body opened up and which
had an encouraging appearance,
was not much more than a "blow-
out,"as it did not hold.
At the present time S. J. Tow-
good's pack train is bringing down
a car of antimony from the Alps-
Alturus, up the north fork of Carpenter creek. This property is
owned and operated by the W. J.
McMillan interests of Vancouver.
The ore is shipped all the
way to England for treatment.
Seven men are employed at the
The last car of zinc shipped by
the Rambler-Cariboo netted over
$4,000, which is about a record for
receipts from a car of zinc concentrates shipped by any Slocan property. The silver values in this
car amounted . only to about
twent-five ounces per ton. The
zinc product of the mill is now being stored pending the makings of
shipping arrangements. This runs
at least forty per cent. zinc. One
hundred and fifty feet of development was accomplished during
Drifting is in progress on the
Noble Five vein in both directions
from the point where the long
tunnel of the Noble Five mine encountered the lead three or four
weeks ago, according to Paul M.
Lincoln, superintendent of the
Duusmuir silver-lead property,
which is located at Cody, a short
distance above Sandon. When
reached by the long tunnel, the
vein was found to be some sixteen
feet wide, strongly mineralized,
but not, carrying any ore body at
the point of contact. The indications are that ore will be picked
up at no distant date by drifts now
being run both ways, and it is intended also to uprais.. and tap the
upper workings of the mine. The
lead is said to be very strong and
promising. The big crosscut is
1,900 feet in length, gives a vertical
depth below the former workings
of 1,200 feet ind will make it. possible to work the entire property
in freedom from danger of show-
slides, which were troublesome
around the upper workings. The
portal of the tunnel is located
about a thousand feet above tbe
concentrator and lower tram term
inal, so that the lower half of the
tramway, with very little expense,
can be made use of for the trans
portation of ore to the mill,���Kaslo
Subscription List
For the purpose of presenting a machine gun to the 54th Kootenay-Boundary
Battalion from the citizens of Greenwood
and district.
Previously acknowledged I1.r49.00
A. Legault $10.00
F.Mytton  1.00
G. F. Grosvenor  2.00
Albert Mislonka  3 00
Greenwood Lodge Knights of
Pythias   2500
Father Ferroux  5 ��o
W.G.Kennedy   i5 00
J. G. McMynn    5 ����
Wong Wing Chuck   200
Miss Alice L. Kerr  5 ����
J.H.Henry   500
Eric Jackson   500
Miss Gladys Jackson  5 00
R. D. Kerr  5 00
G. W. Blackinore  500
G. E. Thompson  5 00
S. C. Studd  1 00
L. E. Salter.."^.  5 00
E. Mace  1 00
W. H. Docksteader....  5 00
A. Lander  5 00
J.R.Jackson,    5000
John Zurfluh  10 00
Jas. Bush  5 00
Geo. H. Gray  5 00
J. M. Reilley  5 00
Friend  1 00
Friend _.  5 00
John Docksteader  5 00
J. McCulloch  2 00
R. Andrews  1 00
G. O. Guise...  500
J.S.Harrison  500
Jas.Atwood  200
W. Tippie  to 00
B. Bubar   500
Miss May McMynn  200
O. Gunderson   500
C. J. Lundy  500
V. Favrin  2 00
H. Moll  1 00
J. Richter;  500
J. Warburton ;  200
W. Powers    500
W. Lander    5 00
Thos. Burkmar, Jiinr.  200
S. Bubar   250
E. Stuart    2 50
T. Burkmar Senr  1 00
J. C. Casselman  2 00
Mark Christensen  2 00
Duncan Buchanan  1 00
J. C. Cruse  3 00
Malcolm Buchanan  l 00
William T. Thompson.  5 00
Jas. Pasco  1 00
D.J. McDonald  100
Ed. Christensen _    So
Mrs. J. C. Cruse  2 00
Mike Carron   100
George Swanlund  2 00
J. C. Boltz  1 00
L- M. McCarron.....  1 00
J. A. McDonald '.  1 00
Andrew Christensen  1 00
crawl into a bronichaltube, up the
trachea or windpipe, out through
the larynx or voice organ, drop
down the throat into the stomach,
and finally reach their goal in the
intestines, where they proceed to
attach themselves to its lining, or
mucus membrane, with their hooks
or teeth, and suck blood for dear
Once established here for life,
they begin laying eggs, which are
swept out of the bowels with their
contents and start again on their
strange round of life adventures.
The Way it Usually Works
"What is that little boy crying
about?" asked the benevolent old
lady of the ragged boy.
"Dat other kid swipped his
candy," was the response.
"Bnt how is it you have the
candy now?"
"Sure I got de candy now. I'm
de little kid's lawyer."
On yonr Vacation���
Riding - Fishing - Motoring ���Driving ��� Shooting
���Camping out���there ia
nothing like a plentiful
anpply of the Dainty
Freeh Mint-flavored'
R. IN. Adams
��� Dealer in ���
Flour and Feed
E. Poyle Smith, Manager.
Up-to-Date and Best Appointed Studio
in the Boundary
Amateur  Finishing   Beautifully   Done,
Postage Paid to and from Greenwood and
Other    Points.     Best  Line of Portrait
Frame Pictures in the Boundary.
Agent for Ensign Cameras and Supplies
DEVELOPING 25cts per roll
PRINTS 50cts a dozen
Windsor Hotel
THE WINDSOR HOTEL is one of the beet famished
hotels in the west. It is located in 4be heart of Greenwood and within, easy reach of all the financial and
commercial institutions of the Copper Metropolis.
Heated with Steam and Lit by Electricity
Commodious sample rooms. The-bar ir replete with
all modern beverages and the meals are the best.- Rooms
resetved by telegraph.
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p. j.
Winnipeg Ave.,
Grand Forks
Total _ I1.450.50
A further list of subscriptions will be
published next week. This is all received up to the time of going to preB<\
The Hookworm
(Diversion and Use.)
TAKE NOTICE that The British Columbia
Copper Company, til mi ted, whose address is
Greenwood, B.C., will apply for a licence to take
and use six cubic feet per second of water out of
Copper Creek, which flows southeasterly and
drains into Boundary Creek, opposite town of
Anaconda, B. C. The water will he diverted
from the stream at a point about 22 chains S.
W. from N. E: Oor. of Sec. 32, Twp 70 and will
be used for smelter purpose upon the land described as that part of N. E. K of N. E. K of
Section 32, Tp 70, part of the townsite of Anaconda and part of Lot 897 Group I, Osoyoos
'Division Yale District,comprising'smelter site.
This notice was posted on the ground bathe
15th day of July, 19_5.
��� ' is      "
Tto Knob Hilt Hotel
One of the largest hotels in ���
the city. Beautiful location,
. fine rooms and tasty mealcs.
Leaves Mother L.ode
9.30 a. m. 6.30 p. m.
Leaves Greenwood
2.oo p. m. 8.30 p. m.
Saturday last stage leaves Mother
Lode 6 p. m. Returning, leaves
Greenwood ro p. m. ~
nelson, B����<
The only up/tevdate Hotel ih~ tlie interior;
in every respect,
A copy of this notice and an application pur.
suant thereto aud to the "Water Act, 1914," will
be filed in the office of the - Water Recorder at
Grand-Forks. B.C.-.;.--
Objections to the application .may be filed
with the-said Water Recorder or with, the
Comptroller. of . Water Rights,- Parliament
Building, Victoria,��� B.. C.,: within t'uirtv days
after the first  appearance of this notice in a
local newspaper,
__.    .        |f
Synopsis of Coal Mining Regulations,
^OAI. mininj
ig 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
The datelotthe first publication of this notice  $x.,?�� a,cre-   Not.more than 2,560 acres
is July 22nd, 1915. j will be leased to one applicant.
the BRITISH COLUMBIA COPPER Co. Ltd |    Application for a lease must be made
Hot and Cold Water; Steam Heat anfr Telephone in
.   each room.
First Class Bar and Barber Shop
Steam Heated; Electric Lighted.
RATES 51.00 per day and up; European Plan.
Bus Meets all Trains and-Buts..
Princeton, B.C., now completed on the
site of the old Great Northern.- Only
brick liotel in Similkameen. A first
class house,
Swanson & Broomfield. Props.
George Goldsmith baa recently
bonded the Seoul; group in the FiBh
Creek district to American capitalist1.. Talking to The Province he
"The Scout property which Mr.
Goldsmith has bonded, Bhow some
��� of the highest grade ore in tbe pro-
vine. The black sulphurets and
carbonates from $300 to $400 per
ton in gold and $103 in silver.
The property has been opened up
to a certain extent, $10,000 having
been expended iu this direction,
and Mr. Goldsmith is now waiting
for a representative of the bonders
to meet him here, the two expecting to outline a plan for future
On the Big Showing the values
are mostly in lead, and this makes
the ore desirable to the lead smelters for its fluxing qualities. This
ore as a rule assays about 85 per
cent, lead and $67 in silver.
Mr. Goldsmith states that the
Heber and criterion properties in
the Cambourne district will soon
be working on a large scale under
the management of Nelson people
who have recently secured control.
There are two stamp mill., now on
the ground, each of ten stamps,
and it is the intention to build one
mill of much larger capacity.
On Poole Creek there has been
a rich strike. The ore is silver-
lead and operations are being
eteadily prosecuted.    The property
belongs to Messrs. Drew and Boyd, ft is M hard to ra-8e fc chnd M ifc
the latter being the owner of Hal- |g %o raise a dog, and sometimes
cyon Ho* Springs on Arrow Lake, [quite as satisfactory.
As is a-matter of common knowledge, this disease is spread by the
scattering of the eggs of the worm
in human excreta over- the surface
of the ground. Here, after the
first warm rain, they hatch into
larvae, or tiny microscopic worm-
lets, barely visible to the naked
eye against a good light, and wriggle about until they can get on the
skin of a naked human-foot; where
they- proceed to- bore their way
through the thin skin in the folds
between the toes into a surface
blood vessel or capillary. This
boring is an intensely irritating
process and gives rise to a burning,
itching, torturing eruption on the
feet; known as ground itch;
"dobie', itch, night itch, dew itch,
poison ivy, and so on.
Once in the blood vessels, the
wormlets are carried by the blood
stream to the heart, and from the
heart are pumped into the lungs.
When they reach the capillaries in
the lungs they wake up and bore
their way Oat again from the blood
vessels into one of the smaller air
tubes.v Tip this, having now become full grown worms nearly
three-fourths of an inch long, they
Br Oscar Laehmund, Agent,
SEALED TENDERS will be received by
tbe undersigned up to 12 o'clock noon on Thursday 19th of Aujrust WIS for the. purchase of tlie
undermentioned mineral claim forfeited to the
Crown.; All tender-, must be atjeast equal to
the /upset price as given belo.w. which represents the taxes; costs, i nteres! etc.,: and ��� C rowa
Grant fees, and: advertising. The name of. the
mineral claim is'"Cordick" I<ot"62S, -sltBtite in
the Greenwood Mining Division. Upset price
$221.10. Each tender must be accompanied by
a certified, cheque payable at par at': Penticton.
The.cheque of any unsuccessful tenderer .will
be returned at once.
���������   ���J'AMES..R.;BKp;wli.,v- -/.'>
,.������'...!....,_-. _,i.!i__:___: -_-:!:.   ..V...:F__lryiewj'B.'C.-,.-
Dated at _rairviewV:B;C.,
7th July; 1915 ,""
Till.   KAMT.O   HOTEL
Kaslo, B. C,, is^a comfortable
homo for ali who travel to that
J. W. COCKLE, Proii
I.IO.U9R. ACT,i��0'���:���"���
.(Sectlori 49)
NOTICE is .hereby (riven that oh the 30th,
day of July next, application will be made to
the Superintendent oi Provincial Police for the
transfer of the licence for the sale of liquor by
retail In and upon the premises known as the
Alpoma Hotel, situate at Deadwood, British
Columbia, from James Henderson, to Thomas
Russell, of British Columbia.
Dated this ?9tUiday of June, 1915.
Holder of Licence
Applicant for Transfer
by the applicant in person to the Agent
or Sub-Agent of the district inwhich the
rights applied for are situated...
In surveyed territory/the land must be
described by sections, or legal sub-divisions of sections, and' in unsurveyed
territory the tract applied for shall be
staked out by the applicant himself. ;
Each application must be accompanied
by a fee pf $g. which will be^relunded 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 fiveicents pet ton.':
v: The; pei^noperaling^e" mine shall
furnish the^ jAgeht^with. sworn--returns
accounting for the full quantity of merchantable coal mined and pay the royalty'
thereon::   ;If ;the; coat, mining rights are
not being operated, such returns should
be furnished atleastorice a; year. L H_ '
;, Thelease.wiJl include the <_b_U'mining
rights only, but the lessee may be permitted to purchase  whatever available
surface rights may be considered neces-
<^ry for the worlung of l_he mine at the.
rate of $10.00 ah acre.    ������ "������
For full information application should
be: made; tbrthe: {k��etery: of the Depart
ment of the Interior, Ottawa, or to any
Agent or Sub-Agent of Dominion I^ands.
��� ..'#.������#. Vc^BLy,.;';v'-'--
Deputy Minister of the Interior.
N.B.^-tJriauthorized    publication    of
this advertisement wiU.not be paid for.���
Bridesville,   B. C.   This   hotel   is
within easy reach of all the leading
Boundary towns and the centre oi
a fine farming district.
THOMAS   DONALD.   Proprietor.
Trail, B. C���This hotel~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.
B.   W.  WIDDOWSON,  Assayer and
Chemist,   Box   biioS,   Nelson,   B.. C.
. Box BiioS, Nelson, _. ���.
Charges:���Gold, Silver, I.ead or Copper
$1 eacb<" Gold-Silver; (single assay)
$1 00; ��� Goid-Silver: (duplicate assay)
_-i.50.Silver.Uead $1.50 Silver-I.ead-
Zinc $3.00. . Charges for other metals etc
on application.
Rock Creek, B. C. This is one of
the oldest hotels in the Kettle Valley. Excellent accommodation for
all travellers.
S.aT. LARSEN, 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.
All  the' latest methods in high-clasa
Corner Abbott & Hastings Streets.
VARCaUVEfo   -  -  -  B.C.
A SITTING 01 the Coanty Court of Tale will
be holden at the Court House, Greenwood,
on Tuesday the 7th clay of Sestember 1915, at
li a.m.
Registrar C. O. ofy
Farmer's Attention
Place your orders now for Cutting Machinery
and Repairs
We have the AGENCY for the
International Harvester Co
Binders, Mowers and Rakes
AMmtt Float.
Float is not a periodical,
It is a book containing 86
illustrations all told, and
is filled with sketches and
stories of western life, It
tells how a gambler cashed
in after the flush days of
Sandon; how it rained in *
New Denver long, after
Noah was dead; how a
parson took a drink at
Bear Lake in early days ���
how jnsti',e 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 tod late.
The price is 25 cents,
postpaid to any part of the
world. Address all letters to
R, T. Lowery
Princeton, B. C, is the  headquarters  for  miners,   investors
and railroad men.   A fine location and everything first-class
P. J. K1_.KPATR.CK, Proprietor.
Merritt, B. C. The leading hotel
in Merritt Hot and cold water in
every room. Steam heated throughout. Large sample rooms. Sales-
mens headquarters.
MURDOCK Mclt-TYRE, Proprietor.
Auto   and   Horse   Stages
Leave    Greenwood    Twice
Daily to Meet Spokane and
Oroville Trains
Direct from the Factory to the consumer
at wholesale prices    to advertise onr
Every cigar we make is absolutely gnar-
nnteed filled with Pennine Havana-
Box of So's B.C. full weight, five
inches long $3.50.
Box of 50's O.S   4 inches long,
Conchas, $3 00.
Box of "Brillantes" Clear Havana
Wrapper, full weight, S inches
long. 50 S I5.00.
Send money order, or certified
cheque. Do not send money unless registered.
References:���R. G. DUNN & CO.
New Westminster.B.C.
Imperator and Kootenay Standard
Cigars.   Made by
Leading Tailor of the Kootenays.
KASLO      B.   C
Autor For Hire.   The finest
Turnouts in the Boundary.
Light- and Heavy Drawing, ^
Rttsseffs Emiy And* Stage
O. G. RUSSELL, Proprietor.
your Razors Honed
amf Your Baths at
I -- -
10 to 60 Waft Lamps 60c each
fo-cartoafrofS, $2,5Q
100 Wall Lamps, $125 each
Guano! City Watercorts Grapuy


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