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THE  OLDEST  MIMING  CAMP  NEWSPAPER  IN  BRITISH  COLUMBIA
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GREENWOOD, B. C, THURSDAY, MAY 17. 1917.
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LET US SHOW YOU THE
COMING FLOOR COVERING
ART-RIGS
Made in Sizes Similar to Carpet Squares
We also have it in two yard widths, same as
Linoleum,   only at lower price   per yard.
T.M. GULLEY & CO.
New location���Russell-Law Caulfield Building
PHONE 28        X       GREENWOOD, B. C
Hotel
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THOROUGHLY   RENOVATED AND SPECIALLY
ADAPTED FOR COMMERCIAL TRADE
THE WINDSOR HOTEL is one of the Dest furnished
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 Copper Metropolis.
Heated with Steam and Lit by Electricity
' Commodious sample rooms. The bar is replete with
all modern beverages and the meals are the best. Booms
reseived by telegraph,
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The-Consolidated Mining & Smelting Co.
of Canada, Limited
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SMELTERS AND REFINERS
Purchasers of Gold, Silver, Copper, Lead and Zinc Ores
TADANAC BRAND PIG LEAD, BLUESTONE, COPPER AND SPELTER
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P. BHRNS & CO.
......   Dealers in Fresh and Salt Meats, Pish
and Poultry.    Shops in nearly all the
towns of the Boundary and Kootenay.
COPPER STREET, GREENWOOD, B.C. 1
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YOUR TELEPHONE IS A
LONG DISTANCE TELEPHONE
. .���     You use your telephone when you wish to communicate
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phone under those circumstances.
It is just as easy to use the Long Distance Telephone.   It
requiresJH-ly tbe^ordinary conversational effort to,le.ep__oiie to
' the Coast or Vancouver Island���distance is eliminated.   You
-���-���__   should use��the telephone naturally under all circumstances.
BRITISH COLUMBIA TELEPHONE COMPANY, Ltd
Touch'r Up
LUBRICATE
-FOR-
Paints, Oils, Greases,
Coal Oil, Gasoline,
Etc., Etc.,
BICYCLE SUPPLIES
FOR VALUES WE HAVE THEM
A. L. WHITE
FURNITURE  AND HARDWARE
Around Home
acting
city
FOR
BREAD
CAKES
^ PASTRY TRY
William C. Arthurs
THE BREAD AND CAKE BAKER
Greenwood City Bakery
H. McKEE
GREENWOOD
COAL AND WOOD
AGENT FOR
1ETHBR1PGE COAI
Heavy Teaming
of all kinds
Christian Science service wiirrJeTte-n
in the MELLOR BLOCK on Sunday at ii
a.m. All welcome. Every Wednesday
at 8 p. m., testimonial meetings will be
held in the same block. Sunday School
every Sunday morning.
C. Graser has a fine new car.
Even the snow is leaving Phoenix.
There is a brisk demand for
Phoenix beer.
James   Porter   is
clerk in Phoenix.
The O. K. Cigar Store has the
Kootenay Standard.
Road work has begun in this
section of the country.
Two government bulls arrived
in Greenwood on Sunday.
Bill Beach is starting a short
order restaurant at Christina
Lake.
Mr. and Mrs. R. N. Adams
motored from Princeton last
week.
Mrs. A. B Harris, of Anaconda, will be "At Home," Monday, May 28.
Through advertising The Ledge
has recently sold many copies of
Float in France. j
Jack White, formerly of the
Jewel mine, lost part of his left
hand at Vimy Ridge.
An auto recently made the trip,
from Spokane to Grand Forks, in
six hours and 15 minutes.
Miss L. Deane^and Miss Dot
Fraser were in the city from
Phoenix on Saturday last.
Angus McDonald died in Vancouver .this spring. He kept the
Greenwood hotel some years ago.
Times are a wee bit dull in
Phoenix, but some of the boys
still have money for horse poker.
Greenwood should celebrate
Dominion Day, as it is not likely
that there will be any fair this
fall.
The water in Boundary creek
is high and muddy, rendering the
catching of fish a poor occupation. ~
��� J. .B.   Desrosiers.   was in Trail.|
last   week,   discussing   Midway
irrigation   prospects with  J. J.
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WANTS. ETC.
For Sale.���Two thoroughbred
young roosters, R. I. Keds, Spokane stock. Apply to. Mrs.
Sidney Smith,'Mother Lode.
For Sale.���Afirst-class letterpress for $3. Apply at The
Ledge office.
Lost. A red coyered vegetable
account book. Please leave at
Ledge office and obtain reward.
Rooms to Rent.���Free baths &
modern conveniences. Swayne
House, Silver street.
To ^Printers ���A few cases,
rack and fonts of type for sale.
Ledge office.
Get a Kootenay Standard at
the O. K. Cigar Store.
VIMY RIDGE
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I THE CANADIAN BANK
OF COMMERCE
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$    JOHN ABB,
C.V.O.. IMS). D.CX_. President
H. V. F. JONES. A__��'_ Geoeral Manager
CAPITAL, S15,6��e_P    RESERVE FUND, $.3,500,000
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BANKING BY MAIL
Accotmts oay beopensd at every branch of The Canadian Bank
I of Commerce to be operated by mail, and will receive the same
I careful attention as Is given to all other departments of the Bank's
1 business.   Money may be deposited or withdrawn in this way as
tatiuiactorily as by a peoooal visit to the Bank. 553
H. C _ LUCAS,' Maaagetv,
F. J. Lake, the photographer,,
is on a western tour in his own
car, and is prepared to take views
of ranches, cattle, trees, people,
etc. He will be at Rock Creek,
Bridesville, Keremeos, Hedley,
Princeton, Granite Creek and
other poiiuc, during the next few
weeks.
On Sunday a collision took
place near Denoro, between a car
driven by Dr. Acres, and M. W.
Ludlow's new Chevrolet. No
one was injured, although the cars
showed marked evidence of the
impact.
Not long ago sate blowers
cracked the safe in the postoffice
at Phoenix, and stole $600. The
government stood for the loss of
the money, but up to date the
postmaster has not been rein*
bursed for tbe damage inflicted
upon his innocent and faithful
safe.
During one of the Somme battles, A, N. Mowat. formerly of
The Ledge staff, was made a
King's Sergeant, and is mentioned for decoration for his work at
Vim1? Ridge, He is now in a
hospital at Epsom, England, and
a graphic letter from him appears in another column. Drew
evidently finds that war is as
dangerous as hockey.
Good Authority
A schoolmistress asked her class
to explain the word "bachelor,"
and was very ranch amused when
a little girl answered: "A bachelor
i__ a very happy man."
"Where did yon learn that?"
asked the mistress.
"Father told me," the little��irl
1 replied.
Frank Roberts is making cinder
paths in Germany. It took a
parcel five months to re1 ach him
from. Canada.   -   -   *
Tom Moore and Jim Murdoch
are assasinating trees near Phoenix. The price of coal does not
worry Jim and Tom.
Virgil O. Strickler, of New
York, delivered an able and instructive lecture upon Christian
Sciencein Greenwood last week.
Frank Lathe, of Grand Forks,
is goiug to Chili,'South America,
where he.has secured a position
as assayer for a mining company.
The Mother Lode Stage Co.
has bought a Chevrolet car, to
take care of the passenger traffic
bet ween. the mine and . Greenwood.
The Great Northern hotel at
Graad i Forks was burned down
early Monday morning. Both
proprietors were out ot town at
the time.
Corporal Bob Pritchard has
been wounded ia France. He
was formerly a provincial policeman in Princeton, before he enlisted for the war.
The Red Cross Work Party-
acknowledge, with many thanks
the following donations for
April: J. Bush, $10; A. J. Grenier, $3; The Ledge, $1,50.
Without Danny Deane Phoenix
looks like one of the ghost cities
of the mineral west. Danny is at
the coast, and may yet become
an trangelist, like Bob Fitz-
simtnons.
Extra good programme at the
Star Theatre. Saturday, May 19.
"The Inner Struggle." a Mutual
Master Picture in 5 reels, featuring Winnifrid Greenwood and
Franklin Ritchie.
��� O- Matthews is now a lieutenant in the Canadian army in
France. His wife is in England,
and her baby is how 11 months
old, and is one of the prettiest
children in Great Britain.
Jimmy Oliver lost his lite at
Vimy Ridge. He is the third
member of the Oliver family to
make the supreme sacrifice in the
war. His father and brother
were killed two years ago.
Up in lofty Phoenix, Big Andy
Johnson is still doing business at
the old stand. Along with Albert Nelson he recently made a
trip in his car, to Princeton, and
other towns in the copper west.
Geo. Mario returned to Greenwood .'.last' week. He left here
with the 54th, but was drafted
into the 7th Battalion. He was
ten months in the trenches and
wounded several times. Last
September he was buried in a
[trench by the explosion of a
shell, and since then has suffered
from shock to his brain and net*
yogs system, making it difficult
for him at times to obtain sleep.
Writing from a war hospital in
England to Tbe Ledge, A. N.
Mowat says under date of April 17:
Dear Colonel,
Here   I  am once more in
England lying in the hospital with
three   wounds.     Wasn't    Easter
Monday  a   glorious day   for   the
Canadians,    when   we drove old
Fritz from  his  strongly   fortified
trenches on   Vimy   Ridge.    That
old fake Hindenburg thought we
couldn't do it and had massed his
best troops against us, but in spite
of that we were successful a frontage of Hi miles.    Gladly, would I
take ten times tbe punishment just
to be in such another glorious attack.    I have been iu  many ������ attacks.    I was at Ypres, St. Eloie,
Armentieres and the Somme, but
all put together cannot be compared  with that Vimy  Ridge attack.    Fritz   put up   a  stubborn
resistance in  places,  but we soon
overpowered him and then ruBh on
to his next line.    We had orders
to take no prisoners that day, bat
it is pretty hard  to kill  a man
when he is on his knees pleading,
Mercy kamerad!    I was so disgusted with some of them that I
just shoved them aside and rushed
on, leaving the poor brutes for the
moppers up,  to capture.    It was
the greatest battle of the war and
the biggest battle in the history of
the world.   The first time I was
hit, was received just, as I reached
the Huns first lines, when a sniper
shot me through the fleshy part of
the leg,  but,   I up and at them
again.   The second wound was received between the German-third
and.f-_.ur._h lines. when "a piece of
shrapnel    landed    in   my    right
shoulder.     This   nearly-Jcnocked
meout,but,  as our officer was hit
early in the game, I was the only
one left to lead the platoon on.
So, on we went- until wejeached
our  objective,   where  we had.a
strong point to establish.   I was
waving frantically for the machine
gun crew to come forward, (no use
shouting for the voice could not be
heard a yard  away)  when bingo
something   hit  me   on   the  left
shoulder.   That   put   me  out of
action,  However, I told the machine gunners where to place their
gun and saw the rest of the platoon
start the work of consolidation and
then started for the nearest dressing station five miles away. When
I got about a mile, I was so weak
that I thought I could go' no further, when lo, and behold I noticed
three Germans hiding in   a shell
hole.     When    they   noticed  me
down went their rifles and up went
their hands.     So,   I   approached
them pretending I was as fierce as
a tiger.   I made them take off their
equipment and searched them for
concealed   weapons,    then   made
them carry   me   to the   dressing
station while I ehowed them the
way.   This just goes to show how
easy it is to take prisoners and how
there is no fight left in  the Huns.
So here I am resting well, with no
pain and being well looked after.
I tell you a man  might well feel
proud to be in that glorious drive
and the Canadians are wonderful.
They go into a charge with a cheer,
repulse an attack with determination and endure their many hardships without a murmur.    Many
and many a man have I seen lying
on the battlefield, bleeding, battered,  but,  never a single word of
complaint,  no single word of regret for having come to the war,
and the gratitude of these men.
An easing of the arm or leg, a few
empty sand bags for a pillow? *
mouthful of water and they wonld
look up at you with snch wistful
eyes and although the shells would
be bursting all around them and
some   of   them   suffering  intense
pain they  would say, "Stay with
it lad!" "Stick to it!"   That is tbe
spirit of the Canadian army; that
is the spirit that make* the Canadians fight eo gallantly for Conntry, for Empire and for the sacred
cause of Justice.
This is a very large hospital,
over several miles of corridors. It
will be several months before I am
fit again, bat. by that time I hope
the war will be over.
YoE?BS 6INCEBE3.T,
DREW MOWAT.
Western Float
Make your backyard a producer
tbis summer.
Dr. Mearns died in Woodstock,
Ontario, last month.
The big sawmill at Chase has
resumed operations.
In ten days fonr carloads of
autos arrived in Kamloops.
P. Dunne -of Vancouver has
opened a tailor shop in Merritt.
Last winter the- writer saw several U boats, on the Pacific ocean.
Ten per cent of ..the .population
of B. C. is in the Canadian army.
In April the building permits
issued in Kamloops amounted to
$8,200.
The people of Lytton, get -all the
irrigation water they want for $1 a
month.
Since prohibition became operative crime has been reduced 61 per
cent, in Alberta.
Tom Whelan, formerly * of Fernie, is now in the mining, business
at Wallace Idaho.
Max .Green was .fined $150 in
New Westminster for driving an
auto while drunk.
Several -carloads of potatoes were
shipped last month, ��rom :Hazelton
to Prince Rupert.
The dry benches of ��� land; near
Ashcroft, should be made productive by irrigation.
Owing to the heavy snowfall, in
the north, tpe paBt winter was not
a good one for trappers.
In Kamloops'recently, an Austrian was fined $100 and coats, for
not reporting as an alien. -
A sheep company; has ��� recently
been organized in Vancouver. It
will not deal In real estate.
Archie   McDonald,   and. .Mrs.
Lucy Tabane, -were -recently = manned on a. train near Hazelton.
.   At Savon* thin month, "Wade &
Jackson of Calgary bought $62,000
worth  of cattle from  Fehr-and
Terguson. ��� ________,
The Alberta; government ..should
buy, or borrow a steam .shovel,
and build j�� road through the
Frank slide.
Dr. Welsh has returned to Ashcroft from California, and will
make a trip toGaribooinBearchrof
customer., requiring dental'Attention.
At Whitehorse, this .time of the
year .when Erny Bar wash, drives
his Dawson Btage out of that town
on wheels, it is a sore sign -of
spring.
The beavers,near ipincher Greek,
are being .exterminated by orders
of the -Alberta government. The
dams built by them flooded too
much farming land.
It will pay you to read the ads
in this-paper of ther enterprising;
business men of -Greenwood. It
shows that they'Are alive-and doing their utmost to attract trade to
their city.
Recently 500 gallon^ of beer
were poured into the Old Man
river near Blairmore. The - fish
have -been * drank ever^ince^and
refuse to bite-, at .anything except
cigar butts and Linaburger cheese.
Pte. Fred Halliday, one of the
guards at the Morrissey, internment camp, committed suicide this
month by shooting himself while
suffering from temporary insanity.
The Fernie jury found fault-with
the military authorities for the
manner in which this soldier was
buried, and added a rider to. that
effect to their verdict.
Captain Troop, of tbe C. P. R,
steamships, has -been loaned* to the
Imperial Commissions Board <to
assist Batcbart in the organizing
work of building a big fleet of
wooden vessels in British Columbia. Captain Troup is one of the
best known fresh and -salt water
officials in British Colombia ��ad
has been with ihe C. P. R. for.
many years.
Cowichan Leader: "The biggest cougar which baa fallen to
Mr. I. W. Sherman and his dog,
'Old Roy,' fell literally and ��*rnly
to the greand last Friday, not far
from the King Solomon mines,
Koksilah mountain. Henry Williams was with Mr. Sherman and
the dog treed the panther in a tall
cedar. Mr. Sherman shot the
beast while -it was in the lower
branches. The cougar, then, -with
growls which made the woods ring,
climbed right to the top>of the
tree, about 100 feet,��nd there
died, stretching itself across the
topmost branches. It remained
there and so the hunters bad to go
a mile away to get an aara. Then
they chopped the tree 'down. The
cougar was a female, very bit and
had evidently been tmstisg on
. veBtson. She ~we%hed 109 powds
wad was over ��ight and-a *alf
feet eaeaaacenuent, fee isoaee-iBore
than the fine cairnd 4cfHed
ly near Sahtlam.
Miners in some places . are in
favor of a weekly payday.
Copper mining is now the most
important form of mining in B. O.
The Knob Hill at Republic has
declared a one per cent, dividend.
Last year ihe Standard mine at
Silverton made a profit of $410,*
076.
W. H. Bargees has began-work
upon the Payne, the oldest mine
in the Slocan.
The diamond drill -will be used
on the Lucky Mike group, in the
Merritt district.
The Van Roi at Silverton is now
being worked by C. Cunningham,
who is also interested in other
Slocan mines.
Many zinc mines in Missouri
have had to shut down owing to
the low price of zinc, and the high
cost of its production.
The Canadian Collieries .-are
building 150 coke ovens at Union
Bay. In time the Boundary smelt-
ers;may be able to get eome. coke
from the coast.
The Silver Gable Co. haB paid
$1500 on its bond of $39000 to
Jean Brochier and P. A. Paulson.
This mine is on the upper Duncan
river, and will begin shipping ore
thiB month.
You cannot make a mineral
country progressive, when speculators -hold so many idle crown-
granted mineral claims. When
not worked rfor a certain lengthaof
time such properties should rerert
to the crown.    ���   "'"'
Bob Perry^ the well-known mining man of Beaverdell, has become
interested with five others at the
coasTina piacerTntntng wufceipilae.- -
They will work the bars on the
Fraser river with a machine now
on the way7 from Australia. Mr.
Perry Says that this machine will
save millions of dollars of gold
that is concealed in bars of the
Fraser and other B. 0. rivers.
Langely brothers of California,
and R. L. T. Galbraith of Fort
Steele have won their suit-in connection with the coal mine-*t .���Corbin. They ^received 'Stock ____ast
week having'a par . value tof $312,-
000. The case had -been in the
courts for many years.
In Spokane, Mrs. G. Weaver
Loper has entered a suit against
the Lucky Jim company for $228,-
644.29. This is tbe old Slocan
mine that Dr. Kilbourne, Tom
Roadley and others worked over
20 years ago. Its history is romantic and the court will now be kept
busy nnwindingthe tangle.
A. L. Bass is examining, the
United Empire coal mine near
Princeton, with a view to it being
re-opened by J. B. Tilsley and his
partners. The property has ��� a
large area and is traversed by two
eeams of lignite coal that are nine
and 12 feet wide. One body is
opened by the tunnel, by which
the coal was followed frbm^the"sur-~
face, and the other body is reached
by a crosscut from the tunnel.
The yield of the mine, which has
not been large, was consumed in
Spokane chiefly. The coal is regarded as of a good domestic quality. It is traversed by but one rib
of slate, which is soft and is readily and economically eliminated-by
screening. Part of the tunnel collapsed in a period of idleness.
Restoration is encouraged1 by the
increased demand for coal, part of
which may come from Prindeton
and Vicinity, where the British
Columbia Copper company expects
to employ 600 men ultimately in
the operation of its copper mine
and a concentrating plant pro-
jected.
Amateur Theatricals
"Don't yon get awfully t|red of
taking part in all these theatrical
performances?" the friend of Uie
amateur actor once asked.
"Yes, painfully tired," he replied,
"for I don't like to act a bit. But
I know if I'm not on the stage I'll
reeeotHfca-ve to rit in the aodwnee."���
[Brooklyn Citizen.
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THE
LEDGE
in  the
$2 a >ear iu Canada,   and   ��2.50
. United States.
R. T. LOWERY.
Editor and Financier
ADVERTISING RATES
Delinquent Co-Owner Notices $25.00
Coal and Oil Notices     6.00
Application Liquor Licenses       5.00
Transfer Liquor Licenses    7-5��
Bstray Notices 3-��o
Cards of Thanks    1.00
Certificate of Improvement  10.00
(Where more than one claim appears ir 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, noupariel
measurement.
drill will go round and round. It-
will be three years before thp
Roumanian oil fields will be on a
producing basis."
Reports of destruction are so
complete as to make it certain that
Germany cannot get oil without
sinking new wells. The Roumanian oil fields oppose a hard foundation to the drills and the authorities of the Imperial Oil Co., state
that six months is a minimum time
for drilling a shallow well iu Rou-
mania and eighteen months a minimum time for the deeper wells.
British engineers and Canadian oil
drillers seem to have combined to
disappoint Germany's hopes of
securing an immediate supply of
oil from the Roumanian wells.���
Petrolia Topic.
Patriotic Fund
The blue cross means that
your subscription is due, and
that the editor would be pleased
to have more money.
Eat more oatmeal
make wheat cheaper.
and  help to
TnE editor of a paper in Alberta
calls for tenders, whenhe needs a
new pair of pants.
It may be a long way to Tipperary, but Teddy Roosevelt will probably get there some day.
Theke are no submarines on
Slocan or Kootenay lakes, although
the adjacent territory is heavily
mined.
The only shot that the Canadian
soldiers at the front really appreciate, is the shot of rum they receive every morning.
Irish Minerals
LAND REGISTRY ACT
(Notice under Section 36.)
WESTERN - - HOTELS.
The common drinking cup is
illegal in many parts of the United
States. Grippe, colds, diptheria
and other diseases are spread by
the use of common drinking cups.
People should drink out of their
own cups and flasks.
Probably San Diego is the most
RniiaKlo     j%l_a/-a    $___������ . nn     aviation
school in America. The training
school on North Island holds the
record for high flying. Last week
Captain W. A. Robertson ascended
16400 feet, the beet record of the
world. At that height the temperature is below freezing, although
only a little over three mileB from
San Diego.   .
Tiie high prices of food, and the
danger of a famine in the future,
can easily be averted. As a whole
the people of America eat twice as
much as is necessary, and waste
nearly as much more. Change
this condition and all will be
serene, although It will almost
ruin focd speculators and the medical profession. The cause can be
further assisted by the elimination
of such useless articles as tea,
coffee, booze and tobacco.
Ulster is rich iu undeveloped
coal, for, in addition to tho Tyrone
coal field and several other mineral
areas, it contains a coal area of
singular richness, not only in coal
but in iron ore and mineral oil.
This is known as the Ballycastle
coal fields of Couuty Antrim, laid
open to view for about lour miles
along the coast between the village
of Ballycastle and Fair Head.
Coal and iron stone have been
wrought here for several centuries,
but sparingly, and a large quantity remains unworked, estimated
at about 14,000,000 to 15,000;000
tons from one seam alone. The
"black band" iron stone was formerly shipped in large quantities
to the Ayrshire factories, and the
shales are so rich in oil as frequently to ignite spontaneously. A company has been formed for working
this coal field, and the harbor was
prepared for shipping, when the
war broke out and operations were
brought to a close. So much for
the coal of Antrim, which awaits
for development the return of
peace.
But there are other minerals of
value which are being mined in
that part of Ireland. Pisolitic iron
ore occurs in a bed about three
feet in thickness, consisting of
hematite. This bed underlies a
logo area, ana has been mined in
various places. The ore has been
carried down to Lame Harbor for
shipment to the British furnaces
by narrow-guage lines. Immediately under the pisolite comes a
bed of ferruginous clay called
"bole," of no value, but it, in
turn, rests upon a formation of extreme importance as the source of
aluminium, and known as "bauxite." From this compound mineral the aluminium is extracted near
Larne in a pure condition of white
powder, and is shipped to Foyers,
in Loch Ness, in Scotland, where,
by the dynamo electric plant, it is
converted into the metal now in
universal use for purifying iron
and steel and for the manufacture
of objects of household use.
The local Treasurer of the Canadian Patriotic Fund beg9 to acknowledge receipt of the following
subscriptions:
C. P. R. Employees  3 00
V. Luznar  5 00
J.V.Mills    Soo
Canada Copper Co    100 00
A. Legault      405
P. Myttton  330
G. E Patterson  330
[PRoacne  330
C.J. Eales   4.00
[Cropley  Soo
J  H. Goodeve  3 00
E. W. Marentette  3 7S
K. C. B. Frith  3 00
W P Miller  2 00
J L Coles _.  350
\V. Elson & Co  300
Greig & Morrison   S 00
Lee & Bryan  6 00
T M Gulley & Co   5 00
j. Simpson  500
J. L. White  600
P. H, McCurrach  3.70
W. R. Dewdney  4.85
G. B. Taylor  3 00
F Hausseuer  Soo
J. Desrosiers  Soo
I H Hallett  25 00
D J McDonald  1 00
H Hartley  1 00
D G. Smith  2 00
J W Haunatc  2 00
R Folvik  1 00
R Forshavv  1 00
S. Bombini  1 00
H Brarard  1 00
M Christensen  2 00
G. Swayne  2 00
Hon. J. D. MacLean   2000
C. Graser  2 00
D Mcintosh  500
Boundary Police  2070
Canada Copper Co. Employees... 729 50
T. Thomas  250
Smith & King  500
G. A. Rendell  3 00
H. McKee  200
G. Lamb .  2 00
F. C. Buckless  300
G. W. A. Smith  2.00
VV Jenks  3 00
A h White   20 00
Greenwood, B. C, 16thMay, 1917.
P. H. McCURRACH,
Secy-Treas,
Greenwood Branch.
TAKE NOTICE that au application has
been made to register Michael Henry Kane of
Phoenix. B. C, as the owner in Fee-simple,
under a Tax Sale Deed from the Collector of
the Rossland Assessment District, to Michael
Henry Kane, bearing date the 30th day of September. A. D. 1912, in pursuance of a Tax Sale
held by said Collector on or about the 7th day
of November, 1910,  of all and singular certain
fiarcel or tract of land and premises situate,
ving, and being in the Province of British
Columbia, more particularly known and described as:���Lot 1287, '-Blue Jay" Mineral
Claim, Similkameen Dirlsion, Yale District.
You and those claiming tnrough or under
you, and all persons claimiug any Interest in
tbe said land by descent whose title is not registered under the provisions of the "Land Registry Act" are required to contest the claim of
the tax purchaser within foity-five days of the
service of this notice upon you. Otherwise you
and each of you will be forever estopped and
debarred from setting up any claim to of in respect of the said' land, and I shall register the
said Michael Henry Kane as owner iu fee.
Your attention is called to section 36 of the
"Land Registry Act" and amendments, and
especially to the following extract therefrom
which relates to the above notice:���
"And in default of a cavet or certificate of
lis pendens being filed before the registration
as owner of the persons entitled under such tax
sale, all persons so served with notice, or served
with notice under subsection (6) of section 155
of the "Municipal Clauses Act, 1906," or section
293 of the "Municipal Act," or section 139 of the
"Assessment Act, 1903," or section 253 of tha
"Taxation Act," in cases in which notice under
this Act is dispensed with as hereinafter provided, and those claiming through or under
them, and all persons claiming any interest in
the land by virtue of an unregistered instrument, and all persons claiming any Interest in
the land by descent whose title is not registered
under the provisions of this Act, shall be forever estopped and debarred from setting up
any claim to or in respect of the land so sold
for taxes."
Dated at the Land Registry Office, at the
City of Kamloops, Province of British Columbia, this 9th day of May, A. D. 1917.
C H. DUNBAR,
District Registrar.
To   JOHN W. NELSON,
M. J. PRICE,
EVAN PARRY.
TULAMEEN HOTEL
Princeton, B. C., is the headquarters for miners, investors
and railroad men. A fine location and everything first-class
J. N. lYUcPHERSON. Proprietor
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 & Broomfield. Props.
RIVERSIDE HOTEL
Rock Creek, B. C. This is one of
the oldest hotelr in the Kettle Valley. Excellent accommodation for
all travellers.
S. T. LARSEN. Proprietor.
Helped in Oil Fields
, Oil drillers from Lambton County
were in Bpumania as oil drillers
from Lambton County are in all
parts of tbe earth where wells
have been sunk. Two or three
advance agents of the exodus of
Canadian oil drillerB from Boum-
ania have already been heard from.
Their story ia a record of good
work for the allies and of disappointment for Germany in oil fields
of Roumania.
Boumania's production of oil
was 12,000,000 barrels, value 830,-
000,000. Boumania's output of
oil waB 3 per cent, of the world's
production in 1915. Germany's
conquest of the Roumanian oil
fields was expected to give the
Teutons an immediate supply of
1,000,000 barrels of oil per month
from Roumania with the extra
supply secured when Germany
speeded np production.
Oil drillers from Lambton County
report that the Roumanian production of oil will be absolutely nil
until new wells are drilled. The
Canadian oil drillers worked with
the British officers in the Roumanian oil fields. Their letters tell
of the complete destruction of
machinery: and ���buildings in the
Roumanian fields; As for" the
wells, a Canadian says:
"Iron was dropped down the
bore of every well and concrete
poured in on top of the iron.
When the drill gets through the
concrete it strikes fehe iron.   The
The
A. O
Enob Hill Hotel
PHOENIX.
One of the largest hotels in
the city.   Beautiful location,
fine rooms and tasty mealu.
JOHNSON      -     PROP.
TRANSFER OF LICENSE!
NOTICE is hereby given that I intend
to apply at the next sitting of the Board
of License Commissioners of the City oi
Greenwood for a transfer of the Liquor
License held by me for the National
Hotel to Hughie D. McGillivray.
Greenwood, B. C, April 19th, 1917.
OWEN BOYER.
LAND REGISTRY ACT
The Cotton-Belt
It is reported that the Granby
people _*ave taken an option on a
large block of claims locally known
as the Cotton-belt, situated at the
head of the Seymour Arm of Shuswap Lake, north of Sicamous.
The ore deposits are principally
galena, and the lessees wPl prospect the property this summer
with a diamond drill It is also
said that the owners of a mining
property located on the east side of
the Shuswap Lake, about five miles
north of Sicamous, are contemplating reuewal of development
work. At this point some seven
years ago a group of Chicago capitalists carried out extensive exploration work, and these same interests, who also have large holdings in the vicinity of Golden
which they coutemplate developing
this summer, still retain the claims.
It this activity would prove au
actual fact, Sicamous should be a
lively point this summer, as all ore
taken out will have to be brought
there on scows and transferred to
care for shipment to the smelter,���
Kamloops Standard-Sentinel.
The Finish of the Race
It is the finish that is the win or
lose of the race. Despair not then,
nor let oft-repeated falls discourage thee. Itiee up quietly from
every defeat, and go brayely forward, keeping thine eyes and thy
heart steadfastly fixed npon the
goal: "He that Cometh shall inherit all things." Never give up
fehe battle, but renew it day by
day, and thou shall be numbered
with the "overcomers'' at the
"finish" of the race.
Mining at Seymour Arm
Four different groups of claims
in the Seymour Arm district were
bonded a couple of weeks ago to
Seattle mining men.    These prop-
Arties ara oonsidorocl  of   Tory great
value and have splendid exposures
<_>_; uuppoi __*_-_ <__iiv<_r.l(._i(i. while the
free milling gold ore veins carry a
good percentage of the yellow
metal.
The Cotton Belt Mining Co.,
who owns seven crown granted
claims, have given the Seattle men
a working bond which calls for a
payment of $150,000 in two years.
There is no cash consideration
down, but the purchasers will
place a number of men to work
this summer, and are nnder terms
to do 310,000 worth of work this
season. The owners of the gronp
are: Messrs. A. J. McMullen and
J. Hamil, J. P., of Armstrong, B.
C; B. F. Lundy, Calgary; Jas.
Henderson of Okanagan Landing;
C. V. Daniels of Seymour Arm;
Thos. Ellis, Penticton; and the J.
Nicolas Estate pf Okanagan.
The other three groups in the
deal are: 14 claims adjoining the
Cotton Belt Mining Co.'s property
���price $140,000, nnder term of a
working bond. The Shuswap Mining Co's gold-copper property of
four claimB, whicn has a lead of 40
to 80 feet wide. The owners of
this group are: Messrs. H. Sinclair,
J. P., F. Munger and J. Blais &
Co., all of Duck?, B. C. The price
for this group on a working bond
is $90,000.
The Camp McLeod group, of five
claims, carrying silver-lead, copper
and gold values is optioned on a
workiDg bond for $90,000. The
owners are: F. A. McLeod. J. H.
Lund, J. Currie & Co., Salmon
Arm, and Mr. Bass of Seymour
Arm.
There will be big crews working
on each of these properties this
spring and a diamond drill will be
put to work. The drilling outfit is
now at Kamloops Awaiting the
opening up of the trails, when it
will be taken up to the properties.
���Standard-Sentinel.
Re West half of South East quarter and
East half of South West quarter of
Section 3, Township 66, Similkameen
Division, Yale District.
WHEREAS proof of loss of Certificate
oi Title No. 2S463A to the above mentioned land issued in the name of Robert C.
Johnston has been filed at this office,
notice is hereby given that I shall, at the
expiration of one month from the date of
publication hereof, issue a duplicate of
said Certificate, unless in the meantime
valid objection be made to me in writing.
DATED at the Land Registry Office,
Kamloops, B. C, this 19th day of Aprit,
1917.
C. H. DUNBAR,
District Registrar.
ASSAYER
E. W. WIDDOWSON, Assayer and
Chemist, Box biio8, Nelson, B. C.
Charges:���Gold, Silver, Lead or Copper
fi each. Gold-Silver, (single assay)
$100. Goid-Silver (duplicate assay)
$1.50. Silver-Lead $1.50 Silver-Lead-
Zinc $3.00. Charges for oth��r metals etc
on application.
TENDERS WANTED
Tenders in triplicate addressed to the
ut-daroigncd will be received up till Saturday, 26th May, 1917, at the Government Office, Greenwood, for the following goods for use on the Government
xtv.__oa iu tuc oj-eenwooa Kiamg. _prices
quoted to hold good till I am notified of
a change.
Shovelp. Pick Handles.
Picks. Axe Handles.
Axes. Peavy Handles.
Peavies. Hammer Handles.
Drill Steel. Mattock Handles.
Hammers, 41b., 6ft., and 81b.
Mattocks.
Blasting Powder.
Stumping Powder.
Cross-cut Saws
JAMES KERR,
Road Superintendent.
A Long Wait
Policeman (giving evidence)���
"After being ejected from the
cinema, he was discovered with a
large boquet in his arms on the
doorstep of the back entrance to
the picture-palace."
Magistrate���"Did he give any
reason for his extraordinary behavior.?"
Policeman��� "His speech waa
very indistinct, yer worship, bat
from what I could gather, "e was
waiting to see Mary Pickford
'ome."���Passing Show.
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 the
Province of British Columbia, may be
leased for a term of twenty-one years
renewal for a further term of 21 years
at an annual rental of $x an acre. Not
more than 2,560 acres will be leased to
one applicant
Application for a lease must be made
by the applicant in person to the Agent
or Sub-Agent of the district in which the
rights applied for are situated.
In surveyed territory the land mnst 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 accomoanied
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 oer ton.
The person operating"the mine shall
furnish the Agent wtth sworn returns
accounting for Uie full quantity of merchantable coal mined ana pay tne royalty
thereon: If the coal mining righta are
not being operated, ouch returns should
be fruminned at least once a year.
The lease will include the' coal mining
rights only, rescinded by Chap. 27 of 4-5
George V. assented to 12th June, 1914.
For full information application should
be made to the Secretary of the Department of the Interior, Ottawa, or to any
Agent or Sub-Agent of Dominion Lands.
W. W. CORY,      "
Deputy Minister of the Interior.
N.  B.��� Unauthorized publication of
this advertisement will not be paid for.���
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Autos for Hire.   The Finest
Turnouts in the Boundary.
Light and Heavy Draying
Palace   Livery  And Stage
GPEEHWOOOD. B.C.
P. C. BUCKLESS, Proprietor.
British Columbia has been
here a long time so has
the B. G. Cigar. Absolutely Guaranteed. Clear
Havana Filled. The Cigar
that never varys.    .   .   .
Have you tried one lately?
WILBERG&WOLTZ
B. C. CIGAR FACTORY
NEW WESTMINSTER, B. C
Norden Hotel
GREENWOOD
This hotel is under
new management, and I
will be pioaocd tu see all
its old patrons, and as
many new ones as possible. Prompt and efficient service guaranteed.
Lunch counter and dining room in connection.
GEORGE   LAMB
moir Li im
CO., 1/T'D.
Leaves Mother I^ode
Q.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 16 p. m.
OFFICE-PACIFIC HOTEL
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a gambler cashed in after
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how it rained in New Denver long after Noah was
dead; how a parson took a
drink at Bear Lake in
early days; how justice
was dealt in Kaslo in '93;
how the saloon man out-
prayed the women in Kalamazoo, and graphically depicts the roomings 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 2$ cents, post-
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EVERYTHING ELECTRICAL
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PLOWS, HARROWS, BINDERS,
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First Class Bar and Barber Shop
15 FREE SAMPLE ROOMS
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RATES $1.00 per day and up; European Plan.
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