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JAPAN IS MENACE
IN GHINESE CRISIS
GOLDEN, BC.    NOVEMBKR.   25,   1908.
IrtUsb Foreign Office finds Mikado's Mills-
ten In Waiting Fer Chance to
Sep In
London, Nov. 24. Japan is watching
closely the development of affairs in
China and is preparing for whatever
emergency the crisis may bring, according to advices received today by the
British foreign office.
Despite Japanese denials of interference in Chinese affairs, there is
every indication that tbe Mikado ia
keenly alive to the possibilities of the
Oriental situation and will not be found
unprepared in any event.
Chinese message*, reaching London
by Japan, aay that Prince Chun is
splitting up the Chinese army and appointed division commanders with separate authority, as he fears to trust to
the consolidation of power under any
one general.
This is taken to mean that serious
disaffection exists in the ranks of the
army and gives color to the report that
a revolution is threatened.
IBFMIUUPHIOH*.
RUSSIANS FIDE 01 SOLDIERS
Berlin, Nov. 24.—German military
experts were fired upon by Russian
soldiers today while making experiments with a war balloon. None was
injured but the affair haa stirred court
circles and diplomatic agents will have
to bring about an explanation. The
balloon waa about 100 meters above the
ground when it reached ths frontier.
The Russian guards informed the expert! that they eould not cross tiie line.
The men in the balloon seemingly disregarded this order and proceeded on
their course. The guards tired with-1
out further notice. The experts brought
the balloon to earth at once and communicated with the foreign office, which
sent a portest to the Russian embassy.
Strong representations are being prepared and will be sent to St. Peters-1
burg. Russia will be asked to disavow
the action of her soldiers in firing upon
German property.
Winnipeg, Man., Nov. 24.—On his return from a tour of British Columbia,
Col S.D. Gordon, retired, of London,
said he had accompanied Mr. R. Mar-
pole, executive agent of the C. P. R.,
to British Columbia to make a report
as to whether British Columbia waa a
good place for retired British Army
officers to settle. He traveled all over
Vancouver Island and the fruitgrowing
districts, including Okanagan, Kootenay
and Nelson districts. He was very
favorably impressed and while he did
not want to give his report prematurely,
he expressed the hope to induce' many
British officers to settle in British Columbia and on the island. Already in
British Columbia there are many retired army officers settled on fruit farms
and ranches.
THE BIG C. P. R.
TUNNEL AT FIELD
Trains Will be Ruining Through Ihe New
Tunnels Next Spring-The i Tunnels Being, 3,280, and 2-800 in Length.
The work on the big spiral tunnel      .^^^^^_^^^^^___
which the C.   P.  R.   is  now making bear of Canadian  nows and long drawn
IMMiefiJINTS FOR B. C.
London, Nov. 24.-Hon. R.G. Tatlow
and W. E. Scott visited the offices of
the L;verpool Post yesterday with the
object of bringing more prominently
under notice the claims of British Columbia to preferential telectionby prospective emigrants, especially those who
may have been influencee by the bug-
On December "fhe Times'' will publish a very unique story which cannot
fail to attract the attention of every
reader. Several prominent Golden
people are to figure conspicuously in a
real live romance on which account the
•torywill be of particular interest
Don't miss it, for if you do you'll miss
a good thing.
DROWNING NEAR REVELSTOKE
Bert Whitehouae, a young lad aged
16, was drowned in Four-mile lake near
Revelstoke  on  Sunday.    He and a
companion named Carmichael were out
duck hunting and attempted to get a
bird they had shot by going after it ih
an old boat tbey found on the lake
shore.   The boat leaked badly and fill*
ed rapidly.   Whitehouae,  in moving,
made it lurch and getting excited, jumped into deep water, although he was
unable to swim.    Carmichael, seeing
his friend's danger, jumped out too and
got hold of him and tried to swim to
shore with his burden but was unable
to get through the ice.   He then tried
to pull Whitehouae back to he boat and
succeeded in dragging him near it al
though the water.ogged boat was drifting away again to the  middle of the
slough,   After a manful effort Carmichael got up to the boat and in order
to secure it waa forced to let go hia
hold of his friend who by this time was
numbed with cold and well nigh exhausted.   As soon  aa the supporting
hand of the swimmer let go,   White-
house sank,  but Carmichael quickly
grabbed the straps of his game bag in
order to pull him above the surface
again.   Unfortunately the bag came
away and the body sank to tbe bottom.
Carmichael, who waa pretty well done
up with cold and with hia plucky .fforts
to rescue his friend, had just enough
strength left to get ashore and hasten
to the nearest camp to break the news,
leaving an Italian who came up, to point
out to the men where the body lay under water   Mrs. Whitehouae has been
prostrated at the loss of her son,  and
the accident has caused widespread
sympathy for the mother and relatives.
through those towering mountains,
Cathedral Peak and Mount Wapta, is
proceeding so satisfactorily that it is
probable the transcontinental expresses
of the company will begin to run thru'
! the tunnels next spring. This is the
information given by Mr. James A.
Macdonnell, of the contracting firm of
Macdonnell, Gzowski & Co., who are
building over a mile of tunnel work.
The object of the tunnel is to avoid
the'steep grade which, as all who have
1 travelled through to the coast will remember, calls for three or even four
engines to push and pull the train up
the "Big Hill" between Field and1
Hector, at the summit of the Canadian
Rockies. When the tunnels are com*
pleted, the present m'leage between
those two points will be increased from
four to eight miles, but the grade will
be reduced by exactly one hundred per
cent. There is one tunnel on each aids
of the river, one being 3,200 feet in
length, and the other 2,800 feet, and a
curious point.about them is that the
exits will be almost immediately below
the entrance.
The tunnels are 17 feet wide and 25
feet high, and the progress made is at
the rate of from 30 to 40 feet per day.
The contractors, besides employing
1,000 men, have installed two large
compressor plants, and active operations are being carried on at both ends
of the tunnels. Aa a matter of fact,
the ends are only about eight hundred
feet apart.
out cold winter which may be correct
to some extent somewhere, but which
conditions do not prevail in British
Columbia. Efforts will be made by
Hon. Mr. Tatlow this winter to direct
the tide of immigration coastward.
&/>e Fireman's Ball.
A Ball will be held in the Columbia
Hall on Monday, November 30th. 1906.
Good music will be provided for the
occasion. An admission of $1.S0, a
couple will be charged. As this ia the
first time the Fireman have held a dance
of this kind, the citizens of Golden are
asked to patronize the undertaking and
make the affair a success.
C. P. R. MECHANICS.
Winnipeg, Nov. 24.-The C. P. R.
mechanics union leaders have been
deposed. P. Kennedy, of the machinists, succeeds Bell Hardy as preaiueut;
A.R. Mowatt, of the caremen, is vice-
president; James Somerville succeeds
McVety as secretary-treasurer. The
company haa given assurances to the
union that no more new men will be engaged until such time as all their former employees have been given a preference. The headquarters of the
federation will be in Montreal for the
present.
P.E.I. ELECTIONS
The local story to be published in the
"Times" next week will be an eye-
opener to all bachelor! and will show
very plainly that, in some caaea at least
there need be no terrors in matrimony,' Conservatives.
Chailottetown, Nov. 24.—Election returns indicate Conservative gains in the
west and some loss in the east.
Both leaders are elected; Premier
Hassard's majority is increased, and
Leader Mathieson's cut down.
Returns give sixteen government,
fourteen opposition. Elected by counties:
Kings
Liberals-McDonald, Cox, Melnnis.
Conservatives—McLean, McDonald,
Morson, McKinnon, Prowse, Mathieson
McDonald.
Prince
Liberals-Gallant, Agnew, McWilliams, Richards.
Conservatives— Dobie, Arsenault, J.
Kennedy, Delaney, McNeil, Wyatt.
Queens
Liberals Smith, McMillan, Laird,
Cummiskey, Palmer, Haggard, Irving,
Hughes, Warbur:on.
Conservatives—One elected.
Hon. 8. Reid, commissioner of agriculture, and J. Read, of tunnel fame,
are among the defeated Liberals, the
latter losing by a few votes.
The last house stood 21  Liberals,   •* THE    liME^.
PUBLISHED WEDNESDAY*.
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Advertising rates on application.
Correspondence invited on matters ot
public interest. Communication!,
to the Editor must be accompanied
by name of writer, not necessarily
for publication, but as evidence of
good faith. Correspondence should
be brief.
Timber notices inserted in the Times
at $3.00 per parcel.
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WED.VESDAY,   NOV.  25,  1908.
THE CANADIAN FLAG.
One of the burni.i^' vauestioiu which
is beng discussed by the Convention oi
School Trustees now in session ai
Revelstoke in the Canadian iUg. Our
sympathy has always been with those
who contended that the Red Ensign
with the Canadian coat of arms on the
fly should be hoisted over the School
houses rather than the Red Ensign with
nothing on the uy. The discurfdion has
more than once been so conducted thai,
it would have been imagined that tht
Canadian flag was to be hoist d inste<tc
of the Union Jack. The Union Jack,
nowever, is just as prominent a part ol
the Canadian flag as it is of the Britis.
flag and of the Aumralian flag. Nothing, indeed, could have been devisee
Which would better would have met tin
needs of the case than the system o.
flags which has grown of itself, the
Red Eiutgn witn the Union Jack in ihe
upper corner representing the Empiaa.
as a whole and with the device of «.
particular dominion on tne fly. Tht
obstinate adherence to the Rjd E. -
sign of Great Britain which has mark
ed the course of the Provincial Government is most extraordinary in view v.
these facts and we can only hope thac
the almost unanimous views of the
school trustees will bring the somewhat autocratic Minister of Educatio.
to a more sensible frame of mind. Wa.
doubt, however, that the new versio..
of the National Anthem, as sung at
Revels-oke will do much to convince
him. This, if we may trust the rendering given by a contemporary, runs at,
follows:
"God save our Empire's flag
"The true Canadian flag—
"God save the flag I  ■ '■  .
"Make us victorious,
"Happy and glorious,
"Whilst it waves over us—
"God save the flag! j
"0 Lord our God, arise!
"Scatter its enemies
"And drive them back;
"Confound that knavish band,
"Who with disloyal had,
"Would take from our dear land
"The Union Jack!
"Thy choicest gifts in store
"On our great Empire pour,
"Till all shall sing-
"And all the world shall hear
"Our glorious anthem clear,
"Our loyal British cheer:
"God save tbe King!"
—Vancouver World.
On December "The Times" will publish a very unique story which - cannot
fail to attract the attention of every
reader. Several prominent Golden
people are to figure conspicuously in a
t-eal live romance on which account the
story will be of particular interest.
Don't miss it, for if you do you'll miss
a good thing.
HENRY'S NURSERIES |
Now growing in our Nurseries for
the fall trade:—
90,000 Peach, Apricot, Nectarines
Cherry, Plum, Prune, Pear and
Apple—in all leading varieties.
10,000 Ornamental Trees in all
leading varieties for B. C.
Strictly home grown and not subject to damage from
fumigation
Stock of Bulbs to arrive in August
from Japan,  France and
Holland.
Bee  Supplies,    Spray   Pumps,
Seeds,   Etc. -
at#*140 page Catalogue Free***
Office, Greenhouses end Seedhouse.-'
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FOR SALE
of the varieties specially
selected and suitable for
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Notice is hereby given that one
month after date I intend to apply to
;he Superintendent of Provincial Police
for a renewal of my Hotel License to
sell intoxicating liquors under the
provisions of the Statutes in that behalf
in the premises known and described as
he Queen's Hotel, situated at Golden
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Golden,    B. C,    November    2nd..
1908. 29-5t.
NOTICE.
NOTICE is hereby given that the
time for the reception of tenders for
Vernon, B.C., Public Building, has
been extended to December 30th, 1908.
Plans and specifications may also be
seen at Victoria and Vancouver, B.C.
By Order,
NAPOLEON TESSIER,
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Ottawa, November 20th, 1908.
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SYNOPSIS   OF   CANADIAN
HOMESTEAD   REGULATIONS.
Any available Dominion Lands within the Railway Belt in British Colunlbia,
may be homesteaded by any person
who is the sole head of a family, or agy
male over 18 years of age, to tbe extent of one-quarter section of 160 acres
more or less.
Entry must be made personally at
the local land office for the district in
which the land is situate. Entry by
proxy may, however, be made on certain conditions by the father, mother,,
son, daughter, brother or sister of an
intending homesteader.
The homesteader is required toper-
form the conditions connected therewith under one of the following plans:
(1) At least six months' residence
upon and cultivation of the land in each
year for three years.
(2) If the father (or mother, if the
father is deceased), of the homesteader
resides upon a farm in the vi;inity of
the land entered for, the requ'tements
as to residence may be satisfied by such
person  residing  with  the  father or
moth r. ....
(3) If the Bettler has his permanent
residence upon farming land owned by
bim in the vicinity of his homestead,
"he requirements as to residence may-l
Se satisfied by residence Upon the said I
land. .    .        . .        ,    ,,
Six months notice in writing should
ie given to the Commissioner of Dominion Lands at Ottawa of ntention to
ipnly for patent.
COAL-Coal mining, rights may be
ea?ed for a period of twenty-one years
t an annual rental of $1 per acre.
Mot1 more than 2,570 acres shall re
•iased to one individual or -company.
V rovalty at thp rate of five cents per
rnr, shal'-'be c^-1 >cted on the merchant-
xble coal mined.
W. W. CO   Y.
Deputv of the Minister of the Interior.
N.B.— Unauthorized publication of
this advert isement will not. be paid for;
AT THE CHURCHES.
Roman Catholic Church—Rev. Father
Cocolla, O. M. I. Pastor. Services
every second Sunday in each month.
Mass 10 a. m., Benedict:'™ 7:30 p. m.
Sunday school every Sunday at 2 p.m.
St. Paul's Anglican - Rev. C. F.
Yates Vicar. Mattins 11 a. m. Evensong 7:30 p. m. every Sunday. Sunday
School 2:80 p.m.
Grace Methodist Church- Rev. F. L.
Carpenter Pastor. Services every Sunday 11 a. m. and 7:30 p. m. Sabbath
School 2:30 p. m. Prayer meeting
every Wednesday at 8 p. m.
St. Andrews Presbyterian-Rev. W.
L. MacRae, Pastor. Services every
Sunday 11 a.m. and 7-30 p. m. Sunday
School 2:30 p.m. Prayer meeting every
Wednesday at 8 p. m.
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FOR INDIA.
An era in the evolution of the British
empire was Sunday, the flrst day of
this month, when the king proclaimed
the principle of self-government for
India to be approached by gradual evolution.   There .will be many in England
startled by .his act.   They will account
it little less than the laying of a mine
under the foundations of  the  empire.
Anglo-Indians will with one Voice denounce it as suicidal, all the more because it is plain to them all that from
this proclamation of the king there is
no going back.   Liberals may hope at
great cost and by slow process to reverse a Conservative mistake, as in the
case of Mr. Balfour's public house es-
tablishihent act, and Conservative may
hope in some cases to reverse a Liberal
blunder when the country  returns to
what they consider sanity; but in this
case it is plain that t~ere is no going
back.   All that can be done by changt a
in imperial councils is to oromote or retard ihe evolution which must go on.
As it had to go on anyway, however it
is quite plain that no harm is done, but
a great deal of good by the government
franklyopening ita own eyes and those
of England and India, and of the world
to the fact that the time has come when
the coast, awaking from its  upparent
apathy and submission, willlnsigt upon
joining   in   the   great  self-governing
movement that is so rapidly possessing
the world.   Britain, the mother of parliaments, and the home of liberty, has
long been educating the world, and especially her empire, by her. example,
and it ia as titling as it « inevitable
that she should go forward in this work
in India ao that some day a great self-
governing country.shaR.be created, dependent or independent,  but grateful
and friendly to Britain for her creation.
But that is looking very far.
India or Hindostan is a wonderful
country, of Asia, consisting partly of
territory under the direct administration
of British officials and partly of native
states, all subordinate in varying degrees of relationship to the suzerain
power. The British possession of in-
dia was acquired by the East India
company, by conquest or treaty, in the
course of just a hundred years, dating
from the battle of Plassey, in 1757.
In 1757-8, as a result of the mutiny of
the sepoy army, the sovereignty of
"John company" ceased and the direct
government of India was vested in the
crown by the India act of 1768. In accordance with the Royal Titles act of
1876, for which Lord Beaconsfleld has
to be credited, the sovereign of Great
Britain and Ireland assume* the additional title of empress or emperor of
India. The parliamentof Great Britain
ia supreme over India but that supre-
mancy is inforced by ministerial responsibility, rather than by direct legislation, and practically alljhe statutes
relating to India are in the nature of
either constitutional    enactments or
financial provisions. The act abolishing the East India company created a
secretary of state for India, together
with a council of twenty members selected for a period of ten years from a-
mong Indian ex-officials for the most
part. The main duty of the council is
to control the expenditures of the Indian revenues both in India and elsewhere, and generally to conduct the
busines' aone in England in regard to
the government>of India-
In England every measure concerning India is in the name of the secretary,
of state, and he alone is responsible to
parliament. The real emperor of India
today is Mr. Morley, and few have been
abler or more courageous. In India
the supreme authority is vested in the
governor-general-in-council. The viceroy is generally appointed for five
years, ano has power to overrule his
.council of eight members, also appointed for five years, in cases of emergency.
For purposes of legislation this council
is augmented by sixteen additional
members, ha>f Of whom must be non-
official persons, and of whom some are
always natives. The staff of administration consists of the covenanted
civil service, appointed after competitive examination in England; the statutory civil servants selected from among
natives; military officers of the sta.l
corps in civil employ, and a miscellaneous class of uncovenanted civil servants of different grades, who may be
either Europeans or natives. Educational institutions are of two kinds,
the public ones which are .under the
department of public instruction, and
the private, which are not. I There are
five universities, with nearly two hundred affiliated colleges for arts, Oriental learning and professional courses,
nearly six thousand secondary schools
and over a hu dred thousand primary
schools. Nearly five million pupils attend the schools, and in them have
been introduced to English history aud
aspirations. Here is found that root
of liberty which may grow into a full
legislative tree.
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Of late Summer and Fall Goods has arrived at last
and you should call in and have a look at the stock.
There are some lovely pieces in the latest and most
up-to-date shades and patterns. No trouble to show
them.
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GOLDEN, BRITISH COLUMBIA.
HOMESTEADS IN THE  WEST
Wiunipeg, Man., Nov.—Official re
ports show that since September 1st
when the new land act came into ford
23,391 homesteaders took up farms
Western Canada. An area of two ant
three-quarter million acres of land hai]
been taken up.
Thirty per cent of these new* settler
were from the States.
R, E. A. Leach, inspector of Ian
agencies, claims it was the greatet
land business ever done by any countr
in the world. The Moose Jaw ofllce le
with 7,266, Calgary was second wit
3,266 and Lethbridge third with 2,90(1
Jver 1,100 applications were made
the Winnipeg office.
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"Times" next week will be an  eye
opener to nil bacheloii and will show
very plainly that, in some cases at least
there need be no terrors in matrimony
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\ LOCAL & GENERALl
Rert Rlyth, left r'riday on a business
visit to Banff, returning Sunday.
Constable Bowden of Field was a
visitor to the city last week.
Ed. Deupont <>f Revelstoke, ia spend-
ing a few days in town, on business.
C. Porter, C.P.R. operator at Hector,
was transacting business in town last
week.
Geo. Buckham, Field's popular
druggist, waa in the city Thursday, on
business.
Ed. McLennan, who haa been work
ing on the Good Luck Mine wagon road
is spending a few days in town.
Hugh Gordon has returned from a
hunting expedition up the country, and
was successful in getting several goais
and a deer.
Another old timer passed away last
week at Athalmer in the person of
Sam Derr at the age of 78 years old.
The remains were interred in the Windermere cemetery.
It is understood that Wm, Smith of
McMurduis going to start a sawmill on
a small scale, in the vicinity of McMurdo. The outfit arrived this week,
and operations will be commence immediately.
The new School House, which is being constructed near the General Hospital, ia rapidly taking shape, and .on-
tractor Henderson expects to have it
completed by New Years.
A. Guthrie, of Brown's Advertising
Agency, St. Paul, Minn., wm in town
Monday, making arrangements for his
story, "Dear Old Uncle Josh," which
will appear in the "Times" next week.
A. 0. Wheeler's survey party came
in Friday last from Revelstoke, having
finished their seasons' work in thai
vicinity. Mr. Wheeler left Saturday
for Calgary, where he will spend the
winter.
We are in receipt of a copy of the
special number of the Slocan Mining
Review just published by J. J. Ather-
ton, of New Denver. It is printed in
magazine form and gives in a graphic
and interesting manner desci iptipns of
tbe many attractioi.s and resource! of
the "Silvery Slocan." The illustration
are excellent pieces of work and the
quality of paper superfine. Special
articles dealing with New Denver,
Slocan City, Nakusp, etc., are given,
the descriptions of the various industrial centres being newsy and well
written. A fund of information on
mining, lumbering, fruitgrowing and
other sources of industry is found in the
Review and the publisher and editor
deserves great credit for hia undertaking in setting before the public the
potentialities of a growing district
Constable Tennant paid Field a business visit last week.
Colin Cameron of Windermere, waa
a visitor to the city, 'Ihunday.
E. M. McAbee left on last night's
train on a business trip to Calgary.
The Golden Dramatic Society will
present, in aid of St. Paul's Church,
Friday Nov. 27th, in the Columbia Hall
"The Old Maid's Matremonial Club."
and "Grandmother's Picture." Ad
mission 60c and 76c. School children
26c.
The body of an unknown tramp waa
discovered on Sunday near Ashcroft by
abrakeman. The tramp was presumably stealing a ride on the broke beam
and evidently fell off and got hung up
by a leather belt he was wearing as
only the head and top part of his body
was found, the rest of the body b--ing
scattered in fragments for several
miles a.ong the track.
The following story ia being told this
week about a Golden "hubby" who
went to a certain store to purchase a
pair of corsets for his wife. He
nervously said to the fair clerk at the
counter: "I want corsets for my wie!"
The young lady, asking the usua
question, said, "What bust?" The
hubby, who had now passed from
nervousness to excitement, exclaimed
"Nothing that I know of."
The Editor sat in his office whence all
but him had fled, and he wished that
every dead-beat waa in his gravestone dead. His.mind ihen wandered
far away to tne time when he should
die, and his royal eeitorial soul go
ocootiug to the sky; when he'u roam
the fields of paradise and sail over
Jasper seas, and all things glorious
would combine bis every tense to p.ease
He thought how then he'd Iood across
tne great, gulf dark and drear, that's
yawn between his happy soul t*»d those
who swindled here, and when for wate
they would call, and in agony they'd
caper, he'd shout to them "just quench
your thirst v. ith the due that's on your
paper.
LANDJIOTICE
Golden Land District
District or North East Kootenay.
Take notice that Frank Richardson,
of Athalmer, B. C, occupation Store
manager, intends to apply for permission to purchase the following described lands:-
Commencing at • post pl.nted at the
North East cornet of William Palmer's
pre-emption, thence South 60 chains,
to the northerly limit of Hector
Campbell's pre-emption, thence East
20 chains, thence North 60 chains,
thence West 20 chains to the point of
commencement and containing UO
acres more or less.
FRANK RICHARDSON,
William Palmer, Agent.
Dated October 10th, 1908.        80-2tr.o
LANDJOTICE.
Golden Land District
District op North East Kootenay.
Take notice that William H. Palmer,
of Athalmer, B. C„ occupation rancher
intends to apply for permission to purchase the following described lands:-
Commencing at a post planted 20
chains southerly from the South East
corner of my pre-emption near Sinclair,
B. C, and in a line with the easterly
limit thereof, thence North 20 chains to
sad South easterly corner of said
pre-emption, thence West 40 chains,
thence South 20 chains, tnence East 40
chains to the plaee of commencement
i WILLIAM H. PALMER.
Dated October 20th, 1908.       31-2mo.
A GOOD STORY.
A good story that will mako you
laugh is better for you than five dollars' worth of doctor's medicine.   The
first of "The Old Home House Series
of eleven complete stories begins in the
Family Herald and  Weekly Star,  of
Montreal, this week.  There will be
one complete story each issue for th*
next three months,  and that means
many a good hearty laugh around the
fireside during the winter evenings. A
subscriber to that big weekly certainly .
gets value for his money.    Tba papei
only costs one dollar a year, and thi
amount of sound information given ii
a year's reading is marvellous.   Th '
stories alone could not be bought fo
twenty dollars.  Tho agricultural col
umns of the paper are r-tgarded as th
best in America.   The Family Heral
and Weekly Star should not bom!
in any Canadian Home.
LANDJOTICE
Golden Land District
District of North East Kootenay.
Take notice that Harold Richardson,
of Athalmer, B. C., occupation Clerk,
intends to apply for permission to purchase the following described, lands:—
Commencing at a post planted at the
.N.orth East corner of Hector Campbell's pre-emption, thence South following the Easterly limit of Hector Campbell's pre-emption 40 chains, thence
it 20 chains, thence North 40chains,
ence West 20 chains to point, of
mmencement and containing 80 acres
ore or less.
HAROLD RICHARDSON,
William Palmer, Agent
Dated October 10th, 1908. S0-2mo
LAND NOTICE
&/>a
Queen's Hotel
Centrally located and fitted
with modern conveniences
.   . ■   tfU ..
Cusine unexcelled.    Large
Sample room for Cotnmer-
cial travellers.     Tbo Bar
is stocked with thi bast
Wines, Liquors and Cigars
RATES $2.00 TO $5.00 PER DM.
J. C. Greene*
PROPRIETOR.
Qolden Land District
District or North East Kootenay.
i Take notice that John Henry Richard-
sea, of Liverpool, England, occupation
Gentleman, intends to apply for permission to purchase the following described lands:—
1 Commencing at a post planted at the
North East corner of Zaapard Leinc's
pre-emption, thence North 80 chains,
to the Southerly limit of Duncan Yuill's
pre-emption thence West 40 chains,
thence South 80 chains, thence East 40
chains to the place of commencement
and containing 820 acres.
JOHN HENRY RICHARDSON,
William Palmer, Agent.
Dated October 13th, 1908. 80-mo
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CONFECTIONERY
TOBACCOS 'ti CIGARS
MEALS  AT ALL  HOURS.
The "Times" would be
glad for news items from all
points    in the   Columbia
LValley. We want to make
our paper welcome in every
home, and our patrons to
understand that our interests
extend from one end of the
valley to the other,
mk
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PER    CORD.
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etc., oto. Onr attractive Ten Color
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