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foL.   XXI.
No. 47
Greenwood's   Big  Furniture  Store
See Our New Spring
Linoleums, Carpets, Squares,
and Various Small Rugs
Special Discount For Cash
T, M, GrULLEY & Co.
Opposite Postoffice,   :;        GREENWOOD, B. C. Phone 27
|   A Full Stock of First Class Pipes.        Pipe Repairs  g
1. :.V:1 ."���* Specialty. I
Screen Doors, Screen
Wire Cloth, Poultry
Netting, and Staples.
Nails, Locks, Hinges,
New and Second hand Store
Always Ready For
William C. Arthurs
Vienna Bakery, Greenwood
The Midway. Store tor Quality Goods
Take-Kome some of our tea and coffee, Back
yo^:swagenvu^tb...oulr'Jttfoat door and have it loaded
with hams, sugar, flour, and any other kind of pro.-
visions that you need at your city residence, or
down on the ranch, Do not forget to look at our
Dry Goods, Boots, Shoes, etc,
;.:;:-  -.Be&iers in Fresh and Salt Meats, Fish jj
and Poultry.     Shops in nearly all the \\
|j ' towns of the Boundary and Kootenay. jj
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llNearly All Our Goods Will
Be Sold For Half Price For
the Next Thirty Days
& Greenwooa\ttq��or Company, importers, Greenwood, B. fr l
\    ' H. V. MEREDITH, E(q.. Preiident.
R. B. Angus. Ew.. . E. B. Grae_uHieI-U, Est..
Sir WillUm Mac-tonklc..    : .      .Hon. Robt. Maickar.
SirThoaJShBughncuy.K.C.V.O. C R. Hosmer, Emj.
A. Baumgartan, Esq. C�� B. Gordon, Esq.
H. R, Drummonct. Esq. D. Forbes Angus, Esq.
Wm. McMaster, Esq.
Sir Frederick Williams-Taylor, General Manager.
Capital Paid Up      -      $16,000,000.
Rest ���..,..���;...:      -       . 16,000,000.
Undivided Profit.    . 1,232,669. [I
Total AweU (Oct 1914) 259,481,663.
.HCM ���fftt.MW.TlUM.
,:^_,/_...^BANK MONEY ORDfeRS
are. a. 9efe and convenient means of transmitting money to any point
in Canada or the United States. Such Money Orders maybe
obtained at any Branch of the Bank of Montreal.
E. E. L. DeWdney, Msinager, Greenwood Branch.
MBXANBiBR LAIRD, General Manager JOHN A1RD. Aaa't Gearral Manager
Rain Coats
That Shed Rain
Around Home
At the Front
Copper St.
| First Class  Work  and
*      Prompt Attention
|     Prices Reasonable
| E. A. Black, Phoenix |
| W. G. Kennedy, Agent 1
I       Greenwood |:
Star Theatre
Friday, June   4th
Western Drama
Comedy Drama-
One other reel en route
The next county court will be
held on June 29.
Johnnie Meyers has joined the
soldiers at Grand Forks.
The new postoffice building
was opened to the public last Friday.
There is only one Cousin Jack
with the 70 soldiers at Grand
A. S. Black is on a trip to
Princeton, where he may open a
law office,
George C. Clarke is leaving
this week, to take, a vacation in
the Slocan.
Mr. and Mrs. H. C. Cummins
are leaving this week for a vacation at the coast.
Service in the Presbyterian
Church, Sunday June 6th", at 11
a, m.    All welcome.
Wm. Bambury was in town
this week. He is spending the
summer prospecting.
Jim Jory says thai he is the
only Cousin Jack in the 54th Battalion, and he wants company.
Dr MacLean, Robert Wood,
F. W. McLaine, John Simpson
and A. S. Black went", to Penticton ou Monday.
The mining district around
Paulsen will be surveyed this
summer by O. E. Le Roy, the
Dominion geologist.
A cablegram from his parents
to Arthur Roberts states, that his
brother Frank is not dead, but a
prisoner in Germany.
At a baseball match, last Saturday between the junior teams,
Phoenix defeated the Greenwood
boys by a score of 23 to 10.
There will be a celebration in
Rock Creek on July 1st. Baseball; horse races and other sports,
with a dance in the evening.
English, Swiss and American
watch and clock repairing. All
work guaranteed. 0..' A. Aden-
eur, . opposite Windsor Hotel,
Greenwood. ���__,
Rev. Mr. Williamson, Secretory, Sunday School association,
will deliver an address in the
Presbyterian church, Friday
evening at 8 o'clock. All are
cordially invited.
A dance will be held in Harrison Hall, Midway, Dominion
Day. Thursday, July 1st. Full
receipts therefrom will be forwarded to the Canadian branch
of the Red Cross Society.
On May 28, Ernesto Di Bernardo appeared before W. R.
Dewdney, J. P.f charged with
having in his possession ingredients for making any kind of
liquor. He was given 21 months
in Nelson jail at hard labor.
Charley Reinhard, well-known
around Oroville, was run in at
Bridesville last week. He was
tried at Midway on a charge of
vagrancy before J. R. Ferguson,
J.P., and given six months in
jail, and a further six months if
he does not pay a fine of $50 and
The programme at the Star
Theatre last week was the best
yet, being liked by all who attended. Charlie Chapin the
world renowned comediaUv was
shown on the screen tor the first
time in this city. Don't miss the
show on Friday evening, as it is
exceptionally good.
Doors open 7:45. Perforiu---.cc at 8 sharp
Prices     Children    15c.    Adults   25c.
New Recruits
CAPITAL, $15,0G0,000    RESERVE FUND, $.3,500,000
The Canadian Bank of Commerce extends to Fanners 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,
Christian Science service will
be held in the Oddfellows Hall on
Sundav at It a.m. All welcome.
On the the third Friday of each
month at 8 p. m. testimonial
meetings will be held in the
same hall. Sunday school every
Sunday morning.
For SAus.��� New farm wagons.
3, Z% and %Yz inch. Made in
Canada.   At Kinneys.
Bulls For Sale,-^I have five
or sis Hereford and Shorthorns
to dispose of, prices right, John
R. Jackson, Midway,
For Sale.���Young Yorkshire
pigs. Ready for shipment from
June 10 to 15. Price $5 each or
$9 a pair. Anyone wishing to
obtain a good breed of hogs write
to D. J. McDonald, Boundary
Tlie following men from Greenwood, Rock Creek -and Phoenix
have recently enlisted with the
William James Jory, Greenwood, foreman carpenter, eight
years 2nd Duke of Cornwall's
Light Infantry.
Oliver Ralph Matthews, Greenwood, timekeeper, 12 years Devonshire Regimen6 as corporal.
John D. Morrison, Greenwood,
Herbert George Jenks, Greenwood, cook.
John Meyer, Greenwood, prospector, 2 years 59 battalion, Swiss
army, aa sergeant.
William Hugh Henderson, Phoe-
niXj three months heavy artillery
in Massachusetts.
John Christopher Carmen, Phoenix, motorman.
Charles Swanson, Rock Creek,
Alex Helmer Johnson, Kock
Creek, rancher.
Lance-Corp. W. E. Oliver and
his father, Lance-Corp. Sidney
Oliver, of Greenwood, met their
deaths in the charge in which the
Canadian 4.7 guns lost at Lange-
marck, were recaptured according
to information which has reached
The Nelson News.
The guns were lost during
Canadian   retirement    which
compelled  by the   retreat of
French African troops before
German   gas   fumes.      After
Canadian contingent had stemmed
the German  advance and fought
the enemy to a standstill  the  recapture of the guns became possible.
Volunteers were called for and
among thofe who eagerly lined up
for the charge against the enemy
in the wood in which the guns
were located were the two Olivers,
father and son.    Both fell.
A few days before the great battle Lance-Corp. W. E. Oliver wrote
to Miss Beth Ingram of Nelson.
He stated his battalion, the 7th,
bad been under shell fire for five
days and referred to the trying
effects of the "acid shells" which
were then being employed by the
The letter is dated A pril 21 and
in it Mr. Oliver says:
"We came out of the trenches
last night; were in five days. We
were shelled every day and last
night got the worst of all���'acid
shells' it was and for about three
hours, making our eyes smart like
everything. We were blinking
like a bunch of girls for three
hours. It really was bad for
a while nnd very painful on the
eyes. Nearly all of us were glad
to get out and all had headaches
this morning. .We "are billeted in
dug-outs along the road about a
mile from the trenches. We were
shelled again this morning, and
some came within one yard and
scattered us all with mud. Fortunately no one was hurt. But
we (the battalion) had four killed
and a score or more wounded.
"Bad luck for us this time.
"Heavy shelling is going on all
day today. Lots of German aeroplanes are hovering round. One
was brought down right opposite
our trenches the other day by an
English aeroplane. He landed
safe. We could have easily have
shot him, but were not allowed to
shoot for fear of drawing shell fire.
"We were in the trenches five
days. We relieved the French
troops here. They are not very
good on building trenches, bnt our
engineers will soon have them in
shape. They are three times better since we went in.
"We Ayere shelled very close
this morning. It made spine of
our officers move in a hurry from
their bole in the ground.
"Our artillery has just started.
They are doing good work now.
*'In our part of the trench we
could see the Germans. We were
only about 2 yards from them, but
there was a risft of the ground in
front of us and we could not see
oyer it. But we could see their
trenches further along.
"There are dead Frenchmen
buried all around the trenches up
there and one man's grave right in
the trench. He was not buried,
just laid on the ground and covered with earth and grass and
flowers arranged on it. I dog one
out of his grave a few nights ago
when I was filling sandbags. I
dug his arm out and another fellow was digging the earth off his
facie when, the engineers stopped
us. He was duly buried again.
There are lots of dead French and
Germans lying between the trenches.
"Onr big charge has not come
off yet, but we are waiting for it."
Western Floats
In April the Rossland mines
shipped 2S.S96 tons of ore to the
Trail smelter.
Frank Pyman, formerlj' of New
Denver has opened a watch repairing shop in Vancouver.
Last month Fernie had an epi-
dpmic of measles. That town seldom misses anything in the line of
Mike Gay nor and Tom Johnson
belong to the old Slocan brigade.
They are now partners in tho
working of a rich silver claim' on
Siwash creek, near Princeton.
. Bob Madden is thinking some of
selling his hotel in Trout Lake
City, and taking over the Kaslo
hotel, at Kaslo. Evidently Bob
has a longing for life in a city.
Captain John L. Retallack, of
Kaslo, has gone to England with a
contingent from Victoria. John
is a little old for the firing line,
but the outing will do him good.
G. O. Buchanan wishes to be
considered a permanent resident of
Kaslo. He owned the first sawmill on Kootenay lake, and 21
years ago he ran against Fred
Hume for a seat in the legislature.,
The old Freddie Lee mine in the
Slocan, will he worked this summer by A. W. McCune. He Is a
man who made over a million out
of the Payne. McCune does not
say when the Mountain Chief mine
will resume operations. It has
been shut down 21 years.
Ife is 23 years since Hugh Kennedy rolled his blankets in Nelson,
and hit the trail for the hills
around Princeton, where he has
been ever since. He worked on
49 creek before Nelson had a house,
and was the locator of the May and
Jennie group, made famous by the
late "Dandy" Kelly.
John McLeod, Nelson, fisheries
inspector, was in town last week.
He said that the man sentenced
for catching trout at South Slocan
was an Irishman. We knew he
was a British subject or he wouldn't have been prosecuted. Foreigners have been fishing all winter in Slocan lake.���Slocan Record.
It is reported that Billy Mc-
Olergue, of Sandon, now fishes at
Bear lake from the lower deck of
an airship. Billy has fished in
that lake for 23 years, and all the
old trout know him by sight, and
the peculiar shape of his bait bottle. In the early days this noted
fisherman used a pack train to
carry his fish into Sandon. Some
suppers those days.
According to Mr. Haggen. Editor of the British Columbia Engineering and Mining Record, a new
copper company is about to commence operating in the Province,
and will erect a plant cesting S3,
000,000. Mr. Haggen does not
mention the location of the pro
posed plant. He also predicts that
an electrolytic refinery may also be
established at a convenient point
somewhere, possibly near the producing centres.
"Walter Moberly died in Vancouver last month aged 83 years.
He came to B.C. in 1S5S, and was
one of the most notable pioneers.
In 1S60 he explored the Kootenays,
and reported favorably upon its
future as a mineral district. He
attended the meeting of the Old
Timers in Nelson last year. His
history in connection with the
C.P.R. and other enterprises is
well-known. He was the first surveyor-general in this province.
Alien enemies in the mining
camps are enjoying unusual liberties. It is not likely that men
who go about their work quietly
and recognise that they owe. something to the country which affords
them a living will be denied employment. There is. however, a
growing demand that alien enemies
who make themselves obnoxious j
should be taken to detention camps
and their positions given to men
who are loyal to the country in
which tlK-y live. The mining
camps should not be allowed to become a refuge for enemies of the
empire.���'Canadian Mining Journal.
An interesting bear story comes
from along the South Fork. It
appears that a party who has been
gathering up some old,' iron left
around the old ruins of the Montezuma, came down t> the Union
depot at Zwicky one day last week
trundling a wheel barrow, upon
which he loaded some bacon. He
proceeded to take his cargo up to
the mill site but on the way was
held op by a bear, who evidently
was after the bacon. The party with
the wheelbarrow grabbed the bacon
and made a quick getaway, returning later on for the wheelbarrow.
That vehicle, however, had disappeared, and it is presumed that
Mr. Bruin quietly annexed it
Kaslo Kootenaian.
The spring time table of the
C.P.R for Kootenay and the Boundary districts has been issued.
There is no change on the Slocan
branches. There is room for improvement between Slocan City
nnd Nelson. The time could easily
be lessened an hour. The train is
run so slowly that occasionally the
engineer, has to stop five or ten
minutes before taking a grade to
avoid running ahead of time.
Ranchers jump on and off the
"blind" in going from one field to
another. Last month a sportive
black and white calf ran round the
train three times in half a mile..
People get on a train to go some
place faster than they can walk,
and not to see plow oxen whizz by
them.���Slocan Record.
School Report
The following honor roll and list
of those with perfect attendance
during the month:
Cecila Mcintosh, William Owen,
Thomas  Taylor, Wilson Pyper.
George Hallett, Adolph Krueger,
Georgina Lee, John McArthur,
Vera Parker, Phyllis Phillips,
Ethel Royce, Elizabeth Willcox.
Daisy Axam, Ruth Axam, Lillian Collins, Bessie Cuddeford,
May Gibson, James Hallett, Savah
Jordan, Mary Mcintosh, Irene Mcintosh, Gaundry Phillips, Gertrude
Schindler, Edith Willcox.
Richard Adams, Mabel Axam,
Selma Benson, Gee Chew, Ruth
Dicker, Robert Jenks, Gordon
Jeuks, William   Phillips,   William
McLeod,   Ena Potts,
Ernest Wyder, John
trnde Dixon.
Ivor Potts,
Wyder, Ger-
St. Jude's Church
On Wednesday evening. May
26th,   the Rt. Rev.  A. J.  Doull,
D. D., the first Bishop "of Kootenay, paid his first visit to the
Parish of Greenwood. ' At 7:30
that evening, the vicar presented
to him twelve candidates for the
Apostolic Rite of Confirmation.
They were:   Miss Grande, Miss
E. Hartland, Miss E. Lawson,
Miss H. M. Shaw, Miss E. Royce,
Miss M, Vladoyano, Miss E.
Willcox, Miss J. Coles, Mrs. T.
Jenkins, Thomas Taylor, Norman Shaw and Alexander Shaw.
The church was beautifully decorated with white and purple
lilac and by the time the service
commenced ever seat was taken.
All who attended were impressed
by the force and power of the
Bishop's address, and by the
beauty of the service. After the
close of the service, a reception
was given by the Ladies, of St.
Jude's Guild in the Guild Room
and Bishop Doull was introduced to members of the congregation. On Thursdav he left
by motor stage for Rock Creek,
to administer the rite of conformation to the candidates prepared by Rev. A; M- Lloyd, vicar
of of Rock Creek.
Service will be he'd in St.
Jude's church next Sunday, June
6th at 7:30 p. ni. Sunday School
at 10 a.m. There will be no
morn-ng service;
New Citizens.
The following were naturalized
last weeks
Geo. Miles Miller, R. N. Evans,
J. Noll, John Hartmann, F. Ack-
The protection of the forest cover
of the watersheds of Canadian
waterways is so important as to
affect the interest of every inhabitant of this country. THE   LEDGE,   GREENWOOD,   BRITISH   COLUMBIA.
$2 a year in Canada,   and   #2.50   in the
United States.
Editor and Financier-
Delinquent Co-Owner Notices ���.#25.oo
Coal and Oil  Notices     6.00
Application Liquor Licenses    500
Transfe,-Liquor Licenses     7-5��
Eslray Notices 3-����
Cards or Thanks    2.00
Certificate of Improvement  10.00
(Where more than one claim appears in notice, $2.50 for each additional claim )
All other le^al advertising, 12 cents a
line first insertion, and 8 cents a line for
each subsequent insertion, lionpariel
Socialist Capitalist
J. H. Hawthornthwaite, Capital
Long live tho King!
It is seldom that a smelter is advised to quit smoking.
As a mowing machine the grasshopper is a wonderful success.
It- Napoleon could drop into
France this month, he would think
that Waterloo was only a street
The opening of the Kettle Valley railway this week ushers in a
new era of prosperity for this wonderful province,
The firing of cannon will produce rain. We are pleased that
we are not very close to the blazing
cannon, otherwise Noah would
soon have to. bring his troopship
into the Boundary.
It is not manly to send anonymous or threatening letters to anyone. In addition the offense ia a
serious one, punishable by a long
term in jail. Come into the open
when you have anything to denounce.    Do not bluff in the dark.
Stimulates Copper
The war situation has not only
-stimulated copper production in
British Columbia, but it also has
given impetus to the lead industry
in the province, according to advices received from Ottawa, Canada, which state that the Dominion-has been commissioned to furnish 30,000 shrapnel and high explosive shells daily. Already 50,-
000 pounds of load, in addition to
immense quantities of copper, have
been used in the manufacture of
these munitions, and the demand
for both metals is increasing rapidly.
An important conference was
held at Ottawa last Saturday relative to the need of establishing
copper refineries to treat the output of the Dominion mines, as the
nmmunition manufacturers now
have to get their refined material
from the United States. At the
conference were Major General
Hughes, Colonel Bertram and Colonel Carnegie of the shell commisr
HtonjDr. Wilson, head of the-dominion department of mines, and
W. D. Matthews and R. D. Warren, heavily interested in copper
mining properties, and it is believed they will arrange for the es-
Ubiishment of emelters immedi-
Since the Canadian privy council has contemplated establishing
an embargo on copper, lead and
zinc shipments into the United
States from the Dominion the welfare of the metal industry is dependent upon the government providing treating facilities for the
mine outputs, if the embargo is enforced, and Spokane men interested in British Columbia properties are watching development
with anxiety. If fehe government
arranges to 'take over the ores
mines and hold them in store until the refineries are ready to operate the embargo will reflect beneficially, but if the prohibition on
exportations is declared without
same provision it probably will result in a suspension of work at
many mines in the province.���
Spokane Review.
At least that is the way it Bhould
appear in the rating of Bradstreet,
if the report of his holding in a
Nanaimo coal company, published
in the Daily Sun, is to be believed.
The Sun says that he has 55,000
shares in the firm, and we can
take it for granted that they are
worth at the least ten dollars per
share. That would make him
worth half a million at the very
least, but just imagine if these
shares were worth $100] each, what
our clear Socialist friend is worth���
to say nothing of the other property he owns in B.C.
The next question is as to where
ho got the money to purchase that
stock���and also all his realty holdings. If he is as good a Socialist
as he claimed to be a f9w years ago
--and the Socialists put him into
the Legislature���then why does he
not cut up some of this coin and
help the Socialist party along?
The Socialist party is always
hungry for money���in fact it is
money that not only makes the
mara to go but the Socialists as
well���and it is now up to James to
come through with some of that
hard-earned (?) coin he has, so
that the Socialists here that are
out of work, can be assisted���and
most of them spend their time
dodging work if they cannot get a
good job at the expense, of the
labor unions���and help out some
of his fellow Socialists who are content to let the oppressed workers
do the work while they argue the
question on tbe street corners at
night, and sleep to one o'clock in
the day?
We   have heard   Hawthornthwaite talk  about  "our masters."
We have heard him denounce capital in all its ways and its attitudes.
We have Been  him rumple that
manly brow of  his,  and in stentorian tones demand  that the capitalists class be done away with.
He has poured forth a flood of eloquence,  picturing   how the poor
men who have to work for a living
were being ground under a mighty
octopus that was crushing us out of
existence.   With tears in his voice
he has pictured the way in  which
the   wives   and   children   of ' the
"wage slaves" are treated, and has
yelled his head off in regard to the
people who regard themselves as
class conscious.
Now all is changed. James no
longer gets on the Socialistic platform. In fact, he even has riot to
get his daily bread from the labor
unions, like men we have here���
and the nnion men have to toil
day and night to keep some of
these so-called Socialists in luxury
and fine linen -and they are lucky
if they are not betrayed at that���
all Jim has to do is to go clip his
bonds, collect payments on real
estate that be has sold, and we
pity the poor Socialist that would
try to separate Jim from the coin
he is credited with having at the
the present time.���Vancouver
present year. His faith has never
wavered nor faltered. He honestly believes that he has the making
of a mine, and his judgement is
worth while, because he is familiar
with mines and mining from having lived in mining countries for
years. Such persistency and consistency is certainly deserving of a
liberal reward.���Oroville Gazette.
Kaslo-Slocan Mines
County Court
The County Court sat for five
days last week with the following
Winston vs Monarity. Judgement summons. Adjourned until
next court.
Hardy vs Ah Pooey. Judgement summons. Order for com-
mital not to be taken out for 30
Riverview Farm Co., vs Hood.
Judgement summons. Order made
that acconntB owing to the defendant be assigned to the plaintiff.
MeCreath vs McMaster. Judgement for $66.80.
Guise vs Miles. Judgement for
plaintiff for $124.10 and costs.
Judgement for defendant on set-off
for $14.63 and costs.
Guise vs Martin. Judgement
for plaintiff for $28.91 and costs.
Eliuk vs Burke and Finucane.
Argument adjourned until June 7.
Guise vs Sheridan. Judgement
for the plaintiff for $382.16 and
costs. Judgement for defendant
on counter claims for $349.55 and
Rex vs Johnson, for assaulting
Victor Reinertson and Jeanne
Crawford at the Carmi hotel.
Speedy trial to take place on June
8.    Bail allowed.
Packing of ore from the Panama, at Bear Lake, is expected to
be underway within a week or ten
The repairs required to put the
Ruth mill in shape are much more
extensive than was at first believed.
Work on the Florence at Ainsworth, is going on steadily, and
the propeity is said to have all the
ear marks of a coming mine.
Slabs of native silver, of various
sizes, continue to be picked oat in
the working of the ore Bhoots of
the big or west vein of the Utica
mine. Some of the pieces are
practically solid silver. One chnnk
which manager Caldwell brought
down with him ou Friday proved
to be two inches long, over an inch
Make a Corner
Collect the Cushion
Cover Coupons with
every (lljicUt Package
Up-to-Date arid Best Appointed Studio
in the Boundary
.,        , ,    , , . _ Amateur   Finishing   Beautifully   Done,
wide and had an average thickness Poslage Pai(1 to mA from Gree���Woodand
of a sixteenth of   an inch.    Wher-1 Other    Points.     Best   Line of Portrait
Frame Pictures in the Boundary.
One of Great Faith
Oscar Nelson, of Boundary Falls,
B. C, is in this part of the conn^
try looking after his mining interests. As an exemplification of
faith and confidence in the mineral
deposits of Northern Okanagan
county Mr. Nelson stands out as a
bright particular star. Upward of
twenty years ago Mr. Nelson
staked out a group of claims on
Ellemeham mountain. He remained on the ground working
those claims to the limit of his resources, and then moved elsewhere
to find employment. He never
abandoned nor lost trust in the
Ellemeham property. He has religiously and consistently done the
annual assessment work on the
property, and is here now to -see
that that work is performed for tbe
The Army-Worm
' The Army-worm probably above
all other kinds of insects which increase'in enormous numbers periodically, causes ��wide spread anxiety-among farmers when it appears
suddenly in a locality, and in a
very short time completely destroys
fields of oats and other grains.
The   Entomological ' Branch " of
the Department'of Agriculture has
just issued Bulletin -No. 9, on the
Army-worm,    prepared    by   Mr.
Arthur   Gibson,    Chief Assistant
Entomologist,  who has charge of
investigations of insects affecting
field crops.   In this publication of
34 pages a full'description is given
of the remarkable outbreak' of tbis
notorious caterpillar which occured
in  easteen. Canada in 1914.    The
recent    outbreak   was  the  most
severe of any  which   occured  in
'Canada,'and the damage caused is
estimated at $300,000, five-sixth of
which took place in the  province
of   Ontario.    The   value  of  the
trenching method of control was
amply demonstrated.     No matter
how  big the advancing army of
worms were,  it was shown  that
crops could' be- saved  from  their
ravages.   In the bulletin the "insect is described in all its stages,
and methods of controlling it are
given.    A full discussion is included on the life history and habits of
the worm, its food plants, natural
enemies, etc.   The bulletin has 19
useful    illustrations,   several   of
which show clearly the digging of
proper trenches and the results obtained in controlling the worms.
Copies of this bulletin may be obtained free of charge on application to the Chief of the Publication Branch,  Department of Agriculture,   Ottawa.     Enquiries   relating to injurious insects should
be   addressed   to  the   Dominion
Entomologist, Department of.Agriculture, Ottawa.
Sympathetic Sheep
However stupid we may think
that sheep are, they are not devoid of charity for one another. A
shepherd was driving home a flock
of sheep when he noticed that one
of them lagged behind and bleated
piteously. Then he saw ^another
of the flock run back and walk
with it until they overtook the
rest. On examining the animal that
had stayed behind, he found thafe
it was blind, and must have called
for help, an appeal which met with
Immediate response.
ever it had been rubbed with a file
it shone like a new fifty cent piece.
It is learned from Spokane that
the $5,000 required under the trustee arrangements fixed by the
supreme couit has been put up by
Spokaue shareholders of the Lucky
Jim Zinc Mines, Ltd., and that
operations under the direction of
Trustee Larsen are to be commenced forthwith with a view to arriving at a solution of the problems
incidental to handling the output
of the mine. In consequence of
this Lucky Jim stock had another
flurry on the Spokane Btock exchange last week.
According to Wm. Cliffe, foreman at the Cork-Province mill, a
band picket belt is to be installed
at that plant this week. The concentrator is now done rnnning
through the ore left by the old
company in the various chutes and
is able to work on a better grade of
feed in consequence, as more care
can be exercised in the breaking
down of the. ore inside - the mine.
Concentrates arepiliug up pending
the completion of the improvements
to the-wagon road, when two four
horse teams will be put to work
bringing the product down for
shipment by rail.
After being shut down since last
August, the-Bluebell-mine yesterday re-opened,'according to information furnished The' Kootenaian
by Supt. C. F. Sherwin. Only a
small crew will be employed the
first week or two, about ten men
who have resided with i their' families at that point ��� throughout -the
winter. They will be kept busy
getting the mine <and < mill into
shape and it is likely that by the
end of June-the whole plant will
be operating-on the-same scale as
before the war, with from one hundred to one hundred and fifty men
in the mine and mill. When shipments are resumed, concentrates
will go to Trail as before.
As a result of a deal concluded
three days ago, J.  M. Wolbert, of
Spokane and Harry Park, of this
city, have secured a working bond
on the Kaslo group, np the South
Fork, from Messrs Lind and Ryan.
The claims in this group are the
Kaslo, Highgrade, Agnes and San-
shine.   Two have been added by
location by the purchasers.   They
are all in a straight line, said to be
on the Flint lead and are close to
that-property,  but on the sooth.
The lead can be traced for 6,000
feet and is said to have a surface
showing in one place of from 10 to
2 inches of high grade galena.    A
15-foot drift on the lead has one
inch of galena and fonr inches of
carbonates.   The new owners will
start work about the first of the
month and expect to make shipments pay for preliminary development.���Kaslo Kootenaian.
Agent for Ensign Cameras and Supplies
DEVELOPING 25cts per roll
PRINTS :50cts a dozen
 : : : _ ; ,X
THE WINDSOR HOTEL is one of the best famished
hotels in the west. It is located in th-�� heart of Greenwood and within easy reach of all the financial and
commercial institutions of the Copper Metropolis.
Heated with Steam and Lit by Electricity
Commodious sample rooms. The bar is replete with
all modern beverages and the meals are the best. Rooms
reseived by telegraph.
9C 4* 4*4* 4* 4* 4* 4* 4* 4* 4* 4* 4* ^4��-4^4��4�� 4��<4��4*4��4��t4��4*4��>5
f.  J.
Winnipeg Ave.,
w     Grand Forks
The Knob Hill Hotel
One of the largest hotelsin
the city.   Beautiful location,
fine rooms and tasty niealj.
Imperator; and Kootenay Standard
Cigars.   Made bv
Leading Tailor of the Kootenays.
Cbe fiume fiotel
nelson, B.C.
The only up/to/date Hotel in^the* mtefior.-. .First-class
__________ ���*���-���
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Hot and Cold Water; Steam Heat and Telephone in ������
each room,
'First Class Bar and Barber Shop
Steam Heated;Electric-lighted. :
RATES $1.00 per day and-up; European Elan.
Bus Meets all Trains ai& Boats.
********** ****4��* *********��
Synopsis of Coal Mining Regulations.
COAL mining rights1 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
$i 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 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. ,
Bach application must be accompanied
by a fee of $5 which will be refunded if
the rights applied for1 are not available
out not otherwise. >A royalty-shall be
paid-on the merchantable output* of'the
mine at the- rate of five cento per ton.
The person operating the'mine shall
furnish the Agent-'with sworn returns
accounting-for-the full quantity- of-merchantable coal mined and pay the royalty
thereon: If the coal mining rights are
not being operated,' such returns should
be furnished at least once a year.
The lease will include tlie'coal mining
rights only, but the-lessee may be permitted to purchase whatever available
surface rights may be considered necessary for-tibe 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.
Deputy Minister of the Interior.
N.B.���Unauthorized    publication    of
this advertisement'will not be -paid for.���
Princeton, B.C., now completed on the
site of the old Great Northern. Only
brick hotel in Similkauieen. A first
class house,
Swanson & Broomfield, Props.)
Kaslo, B. C��� is a comfortable
borne for ali who travel to'that
.   J. W. COCKLE, Prop.
ItUinESVU-llO   UOTKl,
Bridesville,   B. C.   This  hotel   is
within easy reach of all the leading
Boundary towns and the centre oi
a fine farming district.
THOMAS   D0NAT.D,   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.
E.   W.   WIDDOWSON,   Assayer and
Chemist,   Box   B1108,   Nelson,   B.   C.
Charges.-rGoldySilver. Lead or.Copper'.
$ineach. . Gold��Sibrer,   or  Silver-Lead,'
j.i-50. * Prices.,for.;,other metals:*���_Coal,
Cement, Fireclay analyses on   applica-;
tion.'  The largest: custom aaaty office in
British Columbia.   '
Princeton. This hotel is new, comfortable
well-furnished, and is close to the railway
depot. Modern accommodation and sample rooms. '!
SUMMERS & WARDLE. Proprietors
Rock Creek, B. C. This is one of
the oldest hotels in the Kettle Val-
ley. Excellent accommodation for
all travellers.
S.aT. LARSEN. Proprietor.
All   the   latest  methods  in   high-class
Corner Abbott.& Hastings Streets.
vANcoem - - - B.c.
T.   miMAS
About Float.
Float is nofe a periodical.
It is a book containing 86
illustratione all told, and
is filled with sketches and
stories of western life. It
tells how a gambler cashed
in after the'flash days of
Sandon; how it rained in
New Denver long after
Noah-was dead; how a
parson took a drink at
Bear Lake in early days ;
how JTsti"-3 was dealt in
Kaslo in '93; how the
saloon man outprayed 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. Bend for
one before it is.too late.
The price is 26 cents, .:
postpaid to any part of the
world. Address all letters to
T. LMwery
Deadwood, B. C. This hotel is'
within easy distance of Greenwood
and provides a comfortable home
for travellers. The bar has the
best of wiues, liquors and cigars.
Princeton, B. C-, is the headquarters for miners, investors
and railroad men. A fine location and everything first-class '
P. J. K1RKPATRICK, Proprietor
Auto' *and'* tlerse ^Stages
Leave    Greenwood   ?Twice
Daily***' Mtet'Spokaneand
Autos,For'Hire, ^he:^Finest
Turnouts -in :the'.'Botmdary.
- UgUt and t4cavy- Dfoying
Direct from the Factory to the consumer
at wholesale prices    to advertise onr
. Brands.
Every cigar we make is absolutely gruar- *
anteed filled with genuine 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 bo.
Box of "Brillantes'' Clear  Havana"
Wrapper, full weight, 5 inches   *
long, 50 S Is-oo.
Send money order, or certified <
cheque. Do not send money un-"
less registered,
References:--R. G. DUNN &CO.
New (Vestmlaster.B.C.
'^Russell's Livery 'M Stage
Ch G.-RUS8ELL, Proprietor.
K;0 W #
A SITTING 01 the Coaaty Court of Tale wOl
be holden at the Ootut House, Greenwood,
on Tuesday the 2Mb day of June, 1915, at
U aunt.
Registrar CC. of Y
.< &
,v.< ���
K3 to 60 Wat4JU._ap9.60c each
In cartons of 5, S2,5G
fteoffttt City Waterworks Company


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