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 F��B 2 4 J90 ���  i7  Vol. 8.  GREENWOOD, B. C. FRIDAY, FEBRUARY L9, 1904.  No. 25  Barrirtgton Hktl Coffee  BAKER .&' CO., Importers and Roasters of  Coffee, have perfected a new process of granulating-coffee. This leaves the coffee'cut (not  ground) to a uniform fineness, after removing-  all chaff and. other objectionable matter. The  chaff which has been removed, contains.a large  ..proportion of the tannin or iujurious substance.  II is impossible to make a perfect" drink  from coffee ground in the old way, where dust  and chaff is indiscriminately mixed with, particles of all sizes.. Large and small particles  of coffee can no more be cooked together .than  large and small potatoes. On the other baud,  powdered'coffee results in a muddy infusion  which will not settle.  ALSO  AGENTS   FOR  RAM LALS TEA  GOLDSWORTH TEA  LJPTON'S TEA, 1st and 2nd grades  HAVE YOU TRIED UNCLE SAM'S ROLLED OATS?  THE  BIG   STORE  REVIEW OF  Russell - Law - taulf ield  COMPANY,   LIMITED  Having completed.tlie heaviest years business in  our history wc start right in preparing for a much  greater increase for the coming yean.  PURNISHINGS  .Weave  stocking  the highest grade Boots and Shoes,  First-class Furnishings aud Clothing.  GROOER/ES  STAPLE AND FANCY.    The freshest and best that  ��� '   can be procured.  HARDWARE  SHELF AND HEAVY.     Don't   forget  our  Muralo,  Wall Finish. Paints aud Varnishes for spring cleaning  :��� Leave  your  orders  early.    We close at 7 p. m. every  {   evening, excepting Saturday and evenings preceding holidays  !���..'��� .        ���  ���- *  ���xk��<��xk"X��:":"X<^  A vi  n  p  Our  big  sale is now in full swing and we have '  made the last slash in prices for this sale;  only  two more weeks for sucli bargains  :*: Ladies' Winter Shirt Waists was fX50; sale .price ' "....75c &  X ��*���  $   Ladies' Costumes, >n Hue Tweed and Serere, was S15 to S25   ,%  X sale price ' $6.50 ��  S 50 Pairs Men's Shoes, was ss ami so per pair     ... X  y sale price per pair   ... $2-50 ���!*  X - *  V . v  v ���!��  X Come with the crowd and bring your purse with   vou  as y  v the terms are cash. " X  y    *  �� : :  i  | Sale Closes Saturday, February 13th I  X -iijr  *  I   RENDELL & CO. I  X *?  J. R. Brown,ML-A. Returns  From Victoria  Gives Times Reporter His Views on  Work Accomplished.  Mr. J. R. Brown, M. I,. A., returned  this week from attendance upon the  recent legislative session, and a Times  reporter called on him at his law office  for the purpose of an interview upon  matters.relative to work accomplished.  In answer to the query as to what  important legislation was passed at  the session just closed, Mr. Brown said.:  . "The most important legislation is  contained iu what is known as tilt- government's Financial programme. This  includes the L,oan bill, Assessment act,  Amendment to the L,aud act, Amendment to the Coal Mines act and the  Railway Assessment act.  "The Loan bill empowers the gov-  ernmgnt to borrow $1,0(10,000 at a rate  not exceeding- five per cent per, the interest and...$100,000 to be repaid every  year. Tli is is a larger rate of interest  than was ever paid by this province  and probably by any ,Pyilish possession  fo<- a loan extending over a term of  years. The opposition protested  against tho terms of. this loan and  moved au amendment to the effect  that the government be empowered to  negotiate a loan -repayable- in three or  four years. Tt was pointed out that by  that time the financial stringency at  present existing .would have had time  to pass away and. a loan for a term of  years could be negotiated on as favorable terms as had been done heretofore  It was also pointed out that the rev-  euue of the province for a number of  years past had failed to meet the ex-  l^ntlitiiiT^"froin"'SS00;000ito 3750,000  per year, that the government had announced its intention of making the  revenue meet the expenditure, and that  to add another S15C.000 per annum was  going to impose a very grievous burden  on the people. The amendment was  defeated.  "Probably the most important bill  passed was ihe Assessment act. This  bill increases the taxes on both real  and personal property���on real property  about SO per cent, on personal property  from 50 in 200 percent. Some of the  provisions of this bill, notably those  dealing with personal property, are  glaring examples of ill-advised legislation, batiks are favored at the expense of other Holders of personal property, and a merchant will have in many  instances to pay taxes not only on  what he owns but on what he owes as  well. The iniquity of these provisions  were pointed out by the opposition  again and again, protests were made  by many of the Boards of Trade and  many oilier representative bodies in  province, but Ihe government, aided  by their Socialist followers, voted  them through. Some of the provisions  of this act are so extraordinary that  neither the Finance Minister or the  Attorney General could tell what they  meant when asked to do so on the  floor of the house.  "Nothwithstanding the plank in the  Conservative platform to abolish the  two per cent, tax on minerals it still  remains. The Assessment Act as  brought down contained the same provisions with regard to this tax as the  old act. Its unjust nature as far as  low grade ores were concerned was  pointed out by the leader of the opposition, myself aud others when the bill  was brought down as well as the fact  that in continuing this tax the Government was violating a plank in the  Conseruative platform and the oft reiterated pledges of themselves aud followers. The Government could not  defend  the proposed   imposition   an!  shime-facedly agreed in committee to  strike out all provisions with regard to  taxation of mines out of the act. This  was done, and the Premier stated that  he would bi iug; down'a substantive act  dealing with this before recess. He  did not do so. The provisions of the  old Assessment act with regard to taxation of mines were not i epealcd so the  iniquitous two per cent, still remains.  The Premier atfout the close of the  session submitted a draft bill, for taxation of mines to the mining committee. The principal provision of this  proposed act was one whereby the  gross output of the mines were to be  taxed one per cent. -JI was pointed  ont that this would accentuate tlie  grievance now complained of���the unjust incidence of the tnx on low grade  ores���and nothing further was done  about it.  "The other bills constituting the Government's financial programme were  all framed with the same object in  view as the "Assessment Act", that is  to increase the revenue,having little 'or  no regard as to whether' they ' would  work out any degree of fairness io the  parties and interests affected or not.  Many of theprovisions were challenged hy the Opposition and in some cases,  e. g. iu the amendment lo the "Land  Act" some of the objectionable features were altered or modified. In  other cases the Government'aided by  its Socialistic followers voted down  amendments offered by the opposition,  the argument in favor of which were  unanswerable. This need not occasion so much surprise when we take  into consideration the statement of the  leader ofthe Socialist wing of the Conservative party made on the lloor of  ��-he house that they���the Socialists-  did not care who were taxed nor how  they were taxed nor how much money  was voted nor where it was spent nor  .in"what manner so long as Ihe burdens  of the working classes were not directly increased."  "Why was no railway legislation  brought down, Mr. Brown V"  "The Government is recognized as a  weak Government but its failure to  bring- down any railway legislation  disappointed even some of its own  followers. The opposition tried to  spur up the government to do its duty  in this regard as the records of the  house will show. The Premier promised on several occasions, in answer  to the pointed question^ of the leader  of the opposition to take the house into his .confidence with" rc7Jard~lcThTs  railway policy but in each cane failed  to keep his word, and at the last, to  keep some of his rebellious followers  in line, promised a summer session to  take up the question."  "Have you anything lo say about  appropriations?" was asked by the re-  reporter.  "The appropriation for roads, trails  and bridges was cut down over S200,-  000. I think this parsimonious policy  will result badly, as in many ridings  the sum voted will not keep the existing roads and trails in repair. Greenwood riding just gels $2500 which i.s  pretty small considering the revenue  we contribute and the urgent need for  constructing some new roads.'"  "I believe Mr; Macdonald has given  great satisfaction as leader of the  opposition," said the reporter.  "The leader of the npnositiou won  golden opinions from all sources for  the straight-forward, sensible course  pursued by him on all questions that  came up for consideration, livery member of the opposition has the greatest  confidence in his judgment, integrity  and ability. Mr. McDonald, as the  next premier of British Columbia, will  be what this province has beeu wanting for a long time���a safe yet progressive man. .   . *.,      ���  Mrs. Geo. Daugherty left Monday for  Rossland where she has friends and a'c-  qt?aintanc6s, with thcinte'ntion of making that place her home in future.  At the regular meeting of the Oddfellows last Tuesday night two candidates were instructed in the  mysteries  o ������  of the third decree, thus .adding two  more members to the already large  membership of this organization. Several brethren from Trail aud Rossland  were visitors.  'F. Ogle, representing the Kootenay  Mail, was in the Boundary this week,  being- in Greenwood Thursday.  PHOENIX MEN  MAKE DEAL  Work on Standard is Progressing  The Sally Mine at Beaverdell Ships  Three Cars of Ore.  Information is current that Geo. W.  Rumberger ind Thos. Roderick, both  well known Phoenix men, have purchased from the administrator of the  estate of the late Archie Connors' who  last September was accidently killed at  the Euiina miifc, Summit camp, a half  interest in the Summit and an adjoining mineral claim and a quarter interest in a third claim forming- part of  the Summit group. The purchase  price is repotted to have been $1,500  cash.* The late Mr. Connor was for  years a co-owner with W. A. Corbett,  who about two years ago sold his interest to Mr. Mclnnes, of Mclnnes &  Vaughan. Development work is to be  resumed on the Summit group at  once.  J, W. Nelson aud W. H. Rambo have  been engaged all winter opening up  the Standard, which adjoins the  Rambter., on Wallace mountain, near  Beaverdell, west fork of Kettle (river.  They have driven a tunnel now in  about 70 feet on a quartz vein running-  high in silver. The pay streak varies  much in width, ranging from two to  eighteen inches of ore in which native  and brittle silver show freely. The  showing in the face of the drift is  about twelve inches of ore of ' high  grade. , ���  Three cars of ore running high in  silver with some gold are being hauled  from the Sally mine, near Beaverdell,  to Midway for shipment thence by C.  P. R. to the Trail smelter. There is  nowsuflicient^snow^io^inaike^the'rOid"  from the west fork good for heavy  hauling. A car of ore is also being  sent to Trail from the Butcher Boy  claim, in Carmi camp, half a doaen  miles higher up the west fork than  Beaverdell.  The Payne company, Slocau, has  closed a contract with the Aaron Hirsh  & Sohn company, of Halderstadt, Germany, for about 2,500. tons of zinc, says  the Sandon Standard. The deal was  closed last Saturday by S. Hirsh, rep*  resenting I,. Vogelstein, a Wall street  broker. The ore will be shipped in  bulk and will comprise the most of the  output of the Payne. With a market  for silver, lead zinc, and iron, the  Payne should be on velvet before long.  The Hercules and Yukon claims, a  mile and a half south of Danville.  Wash., have been sold by J. M. Paulson to eastern purchasers. A shaft on  one of the claims is to be limbered and  put in shape, and the property will  shortly be equipped with machinery.  Some ore is being shipped from the  Minnehaha mine, about two miles  south of Danville.  It i.s reported that rich ore has been  encountered iu the Junebug, near Anaconda.  The tunnel at the Dynamo mine is  now in about KK) feet.  Parties wishing cut flowers of any  variety can secure them at Munroe's.  Don't miss the sale of fancy china at  Coles & Frith. Reduction from 25 ta  50 per cent all along the lines.  Reduction sale of China at Coles &  Frith. 25 to 50 per cent off every piece  of china, no reserve. Your "choice at  these prices during month.  A. R. Ashcroft. P. L. S., who has  been engaged for nearly two months  in the vicinity of Vernon on survey  work for the Midway & Vernon Rail  way Company, returned to his home ia  | Greenwood Tuesday. BOUNDARY   OREEK   TIMES.  Here and There  o  has  the  . M. (Imild, of Pincher Creek,  been appointed a Coroner for  North-West  Territories.  The lirst annual meeting1 of  National Association of Canadian Stock Breeder's will be held  in Ottawa, Out., from Marcli 7th  to 12th,  inclusive.  The Calgary curling rink -vvas  defeated Tuesday at Winnipeg- in  a contest with the-St. John, N.  B. team���16 to 10.  D. J. Macdonald, Assistant  Dominion Land agent has gone  to Ottawa to confer with the department iu reference to timber  and grazing lands.  The loss by the Baltimore lire  is estimated lo be over $20,000,-  000. The business portion of  the city, covering 140 acres, was  completely wiped out. Congress  appropriated $1,000,000 for relief.  Canada is to be well represeu-t  ed at the- St. Louis Exposition.  The Dominion, government is  sending a splendid exhibit of the  various provinces.  Hon. W. S. Fielding and wife  were on a train which met with  head-on collision near New York,  but were uninjured.  . Morresiey and Michel citizens  are iip against the same problem  that worries the people of this  section. When is Jim Hill going  to build the proposed branch?  case the expected  between the two  towns mentioned, while iu our  case it is the already surveyed  line between Grand Forks and  Phoenix. However,  Jim's other troubles  small matters.  J. Pierpont Morgan was recently the guest of Lord Miuto,  at Ottawa.  In   the   former  extensiou   is  along with  these   are  Herbert A. Storey, who was  for a time employed by the C, P.  R. as a night operator at Grand  Forks, and who decamped a week  or two ago with some goods  which lie took from the express  department, was apprehended iu  Spokane and has  back to tin- Forks  for his misdeed,  from the smelter  land aud from there to  where he was arrested. Evidently he. is not a professional criminal, for he was so disconcerted  .when the police approaced to  place him under arrest that instead of giving the assumed name  under which he was traveling he  gave his own, which pleased the  ollicer and will simplify aud expedite his trial aud conviction.  been brought  to stand trial  He had gone  city to Ross-  the place  Gained Forty Pounds in Thirty Days  For several months our yo"tmgcr  brother had V>een troubled with indigestion. He tried severa.1 remedies  but got no benefit from thcm.c We purchased some of Chamberlain's Stomach  and Liver Tablets and he commenced  taking them. Inside of thirty days lie  had gained thirty pounds in llesh.  He is now fully recovered.���Hoi,r,i>Y  Bros., Merchants, Long Branch, Mo.  For sale by J. h." White. Greenwood.  and A. F. Thomas, Midway.  MINERAL ACT  ISWi.  Certificate oflmprovements  NOTICE.  '���Caledonia" and "tiOld Dollar Kractional"  mineral claims, situate in tlte Credit wood Mining Division of Yale District. Whore located :  On Horse-shop.  Mountain,  Main  Keltic Kiver.  TAKK NOTICElli.il we Alex. Waddell, E.  Sullivan and M. McM'viin. Kree Miner's Certificate Nns. I!Sti.a,(,; '1SSIUCS, and li.10.lS2 respectively, intend, sixty clays from '.lie date  Iiereof in apply to the 'Miuliiy lJecrder  for Certilicates of . Improvements for tlie pur-  pose nf ohtaiuinu- Crown (trains of tlte above  claims.  A nl furtlier taUe notice tliat actions, under  section :VT, innsl lie commenced before tlie issuance of sucli Certificates of 1 uiprovemuuts.  Dated lliis Till day of September, A.II.. 1903..Q  NOTICE  Notice is hekrhv given that  sixty days after date we intend to apply  to tha Chief Commissioner of frauds and Works  for permission to purchase the folhnvinir described lands: Comniunciii|r .11 tho northwest  corner of lot No. 203d; theuce west aloitjj-liorlli  boundary of lot No. S49: thence to the east line  of lot No. 233T; thence north nleiiir east line of  lot 2337. to the. southwest corner of lot 2336;  ilieuce east alonir south line of lot No. 2336, to  the northwest corner of lot No. S4S; tlu-nee  smith alonjr west boundarv of lot No. MS, to  point of commencement, I'nutaiuinif about 147  KOBKRT HAMILTON  SAMUEL   (5.  STOOKE.  Dated the lirsi dav ol January; 1TO4. i  MUSIC  Miss M. Green will be pleased to  ceive pupils, either piauo or oryan,  the residence of Mrs, Pope, Lonff L  real  ike.  Brief Mention  street, next door to  Methodist  church.  NOTICE OF FORFEITURE.  'I'o IM5TEK Mel'.KIDU, Pioneer Hotel, (Ireeuwood, B. (.'.  You are hereby i'ei|uired to tahe notice thai  we. tin*, undersigned, have caused lo be. done  and have paid forthe whole ofthe assessment  work for Ihe year ending May 14, 19U.1, ��n Ihe  '���Admiral'" miueral claim situate iu Providence  Camp in the Greenwood Minim,' Division of  Yale District and your are hereby required  to con tribute your proportion of such assessment ami of the costs of recording the Ceriilicate of work, toire.ther with the costs of advertisement, amouulliiy in all lo fKdj;/ which you  have, u: pay.  If yon fail or refuse lo contribute ihejlasl itieu-  lioned sum of S35.MJ4 as a foasaid your interest  iu lee said mineral claim shall, al tiiu.axpi ration  of ninety days become vested iu us, yonrcouwii  ers, under the provisions of the jSfiueral Ac  and amending acts.  Dated tills lltli dav or September l'K>3.  HuirhMcK'ee  MINERAL   ACT.  Certificate of Improvement.  NOTICE.  ttein,  Hit.' Bend-ami  Morctia Fractional mineral claims, situate  in the (Ireeuwood Mininir  Division  of  Yale District.   Where located:    lu Skylark Camp.  TAKE  NOTICE, thai   I,  l'>:iac II.   Ilallelt.  Kree Miner's Ortiliealo No. T,S014(I, for myself,  and as airent   for (teorjre   R. Naden. Free Miner's  Ceriilicate  No.   J.41C5?,   and   Edmund    |1.  Miirtiiucr,   Kree Miner's Ceriilicate. No. I1H0224,  intend,      sixlv        days       from       the       date  Iiereof.   to   apply   to     the    Miiliuir   Recorder  for i.'eririicites of  I inprovoinciits  for  the purpose of ohiaiuiu^ Crown tirauts tothe above  claims.  And further  lake  notice  thai actions, under  section 37, uiiisl  lie commenced   before  the  is.  suance of such certilicates of improvements,  I'lmed this liitli dav of December. l')03.  1. 11. UAI/kBl":  MINERAL ACT,  Certificate of Improvements-  NOTICK.  CITY    01''    PARIS   Mineral    Claim,   situate  in     the      (Ireeuwood     Miuiiie;     Division  nf Yule District.   Wliere located:    On Wal-  I ace Mountain.  TAKK   NOTICK.dial   1, Isaac.  II.   Ilallelt,  Kree  Miner's  Certificate  No.  It KIM40,  intend,  sixty days from the date hereof, lei apply to the  Mininir kecorder for  a Certilicaie of Improvements for the purpose of obtainiuir a Crown  Oram of the above claim.  And further take, notice that action, under  section 37, must lie commenced before the is.  suance. of sucli Cerlilic.nte of 1 niproveuioiiis.  Dated Ihislsl ilav of September, A. D., 1003,  Jan. IS ' I. 1.1. UAL,r,KT'I'.  Yaqui  stage 1  Mexico.  oa<  Indians    massacred  ol'    passengers  in  The British war office has  started reform by dismissing all  heads of departments.  NOTICE  Notice is hereby jjiven that the business of  the Greenwood I/u"|ii<>r company has been purchased by James McCreath, who will continue  the business under tlie same name. All debts  due hy the (Ireeuwood Liquor Company up to  the Islof January, l')04, must be presented to K.  lirieifcr, by whom tho same will be paid, and  all debts due to the Greenwood Liquor company  to the same date must be p-Ud tothe saiil R.  Orieirer.  Dated this 7th dav of Jauuarv, 1904.  witness ' It. (t'KlKC.BH  II.   C.  SUAW JAS. McORKA'I'II  Notice.  In re Lot 1012, <troup one. Osooyons Division,  Yale District,  Whereas proof of loss of ceriilicate of title  No. 2141a issued iu the names of Robert Wood  ami Charles Scott Galloway has been lilcd iu  the ollice.  Notice is hereby iriveu that I shall al tlm expiration of one month from ihe. dale, of the lirst  Insertion hereof, issue a duplicate of the said  ceriilicate, unless, lu the meantime, valid objection be made mute iu writiitir.  W. II. I'.DMONDS,  District Registrar.  Laud Reirisirv Oflice,  Kamloops, 11.C, Kehruarv 1st. 1'IW.  MINERAL   ACT.  Judgment went  Diiusiiiuir iu the  Hopper to break  will.  in favor of J.  suit by Miss  her   brother's  Lord Roberts has accepted the  appointment to the new office of  Inspector-General of the British  armv:  J. K. Roy, formerly dominion  engineer for this province, has  lost his wife, formerly Miss Harvey, of New Westminster, who  died at Ottawa.  NOTICE  NOTICK IS IIKKKUY C.IVRN   THAT Application  will  be  made lo the Legislative.  Assembly of the Province of liritish   Columbia  at the present session   thereof  by  Ihe   (t anby  Consolidated   Mininir,   Sme.ltiuir   and    Power  Company. Limited, for an act to amend thesaid  company's special  act of  incorporation   beiny  chapter 75 of the acts of  the  said   Legislative  Assembly, l'lOl, so as lo empower '.lie  said company to drive or construct a tunnel  or  tunnels  itiidei'rthroiiirh "drTiiilie'utoiintaliiouwhich the  mines of the said company at   IMincuix.  in  the  Greenwood Mininir   Division  of Yale district,  are located.   The portal or portals of said  luu  ue1 or tunnels to be al some point or  noinis on  the side or base, of said  mountain to he selected  by said company from  which  point or  points  the said   tunnel   or tunnels  may be driven or  constructed ihrouirh any  crown   lands or  any  occupied or unoccupied lands^  prc-ctuplioiis or  mineral claims of any person or persons, euin-  pauy or companies situate on oriu  said   mountain, to and into the mines or miueral claims of  said company: wilh power to construct. ei|ulp  and operate a line or lines of tramway  in said  tiiunel and to transport ore ami  other  froitrlil  thereover: with liberty loenln-intouirreeineuts  with the owners of   mineral   claims  or  mines  lliroiiirli which such tunnel  or tunnels may be  driven, for the transportation  of  their ore or  other freight   for   hire, and   with tin? further  power to acquire by purchase expropriation or  otherwise   that  portion  of the lauds ihroti<rh  which such tun lie', or tunnels shall he il riven as  shall be actually occupied by  such  tunnel  and  required lo protect from injury the walls,   roof  and lloor thereof:  and  further to iici|iiirc  by  purchase, e.\ propria tion or otherwise sucli lands  adjacent to or in tin- ueiirhborliood of i he porcil  or" portals of   ��� noli   iiinuel   or lunhcls as said  company may deem requisite  for the erection.  equipment and operation lliereon of  works  for  the milliiiir, siiieliiuir, ivliniiiir.or niheruise reducing or ireaiiuir ores ot minerals, ami lor the  purposeof pi'ovidiuir dumping irrouuds for  the  waste   rock,   tailings.   Mat's,   or oilier   wasie  materials re.sulliuir from  the company's operations, and also such  lauds or other proper!v  and riirlits as may   be   injuriously   infected   by  the companv's uiulerl:iUiii|r aud works.  Dated November 25th, 1'lO.t.  D.  WUITKSID1C,  Grand Forks, P.. C.  jaiirt Solicitor for Applii-ams.  /-p,*  Certificate of Improvements.  NOTICK.  'KMCMKU HII" .Mineral Claim, ��iluac��   -i the  (ireeuwood  Mininir   Division  of Yale District,    Where located :    Oil Noise Creel;  oil  West Kork of Kettle River.  AKE   NOTICK  that  I,  Isaac  II. Hallett  aireul    for    Wellington   II.   Craitr,  Kree     Miner's    Certiiicate   No.   US0223,   and  William Wellington Cr.tiir, Kree Miner's Ceriilicate.  No.   ISSH222,   iutend, sixty  days from the  dale   hereof,  to apply to the  Mininir Recorde  for   a   certiiicate   of    Improvements,   for the  purpose  of obtainiuir crowuirrant of the above  claim.  Anil   further lake  notice that  action, under  section 37. must   be commenced  before tho is-  suaiici-of sucli certiHcaiesoHiupiovomeuIs.  -���  Dated lhe30lh dav of October, A.D. VM.  Jan. 30 1. II. IIALLKTT.  ���    .,  ���������r- ��� THE ~���=~=~���  Mineral Act 1896.  CEUTI FICATE OF IMPROVEMENTS.  NOTICK.  MAV   DAV, DKKR TRAIL. AND DIAMOND  .IOK Krac.iioiial Mineral  (Haiti s. situate iu  Ihe   (ireeuwood   Mininir  Division   of  Yale  District.    Where, located:    Between   Greenwood and Summit camps.  TAKK NOTlCKlh.it I, Isaac II. Ilallelt. as  aiieiii   lor  Jane   Russell,   Free    Miner's  Certilicaie   No.  I'..".-W.  Wellinirloii Klsou, Kree  Mirer's    Cerlilir.ile     No.     I15532S.   :\i:i     Kvaii  I'a.-ry,       Kree        Miner's       Ceriilicate.       No.  1ISOI2I,       intend sixty        days from  the dale hereof, lo apply lo Ihe Mininir  Kecorder for Certiticaies of Improvements, for  tlie purpose of obl.'iiuiuir Crown (I rants of I lie  above   lahus.  And  furtlier lake  notice dial   aclioiis, under  Section  37,  nuisi   be commenced   before the. iw-  suance of such'Corliticnles of I mproveineuls.  Dated lliis .'uiili duv of .November. A.D. I'KW,  'Marl I. II. IIALLKTT.  MINIOKAT^ ACT,  Certificate of Improvement.  NOTICK.  "Alice" and "Phoebe" Mineral Claims situate  in (be Keltic River Miniuir Division of Yale  District. Where Located: Near to Ilaker  Creek.  Takk Xotick that we, David Melir de.J.lines  (.. McMvuii and M. McMvnn. Kree Miner'*  C.irtilieate Nos. 1(41.S2S; P.41,%4 and 1!54'.I02 re-  speclively, intend, sixty days Irom the dale  lien f, to apnlyto the Mininir Kecorder for  Cerlilic: lesoflniprovenieuts, for the purpose of  obtain nir Crown (tiant of the above claim.  Ami  further lake  notice 1 hat action,  inuler-  sectiou  37.   must   be commenced   before the. is  suance of such Certilicaie of Iniprovements.  Dated this 1 lth day of July, 1102.  D.wm  McDkiuk,  Jamks G. McMvnn  M. mcMynn.  MINKRA1-, ACT 1896.  Certificate of Improvement.  NOTICE.  "GL011K" mineral Claim situate in  tlie Greenwood   Mininir   Division   of   Yale   district.  Where located: ou  Horseshoe Mountain, ou  Main Ketlle river.  TAKK NOTICK that 1,  Isaac II.  ITa'Ictt, as  Airent    for   James   Anderson,    Kree   Miners'  Ceriilicate No. B7535'.', intend, sixty days  from  the date hereof, to apply tc the Mininir Recorder  for a Certificate of Improvements, for tlie. purpose of obtaining a Crown Grant ol  the above  claim.  Aud further take notice that action, under  section 37, must be commenced before the issuance of such Certilicaie of Iinpiovements.  ���Oatcd this 12th dav of December, A. 11.. 1903.  mc.li25 " I. II. IIALLKTT.  M1NKKAL ACT.  Certificate of Improvements.  NOTICK.  IIKxcai. and TJmsroi.  mineral claims, situaie  ir the Greenwood  Mininir  Division of Vale  crp Dislrict.   Where located:   In Smith's camp.  TAKK NOTICK ihai 1, Arthur Murdoch  Whiteside, a-reiirfnr, Henry T. Macljiji,^ Kree  M net's Certiiicate No. 1!. Sid.V6. intend, sixty  davs from the date, hereof, to apply to the Min-.  iuir Kecorder for Certilicatesof Improvements,  forthe purpose of ohtaiuinir Crown Grants nr  the above claims.  Aud furtlier take, notice that action, under  section 37, must be commenced before the issuance of such t;ertilicateof Improvements.  Dated this isth dnv of Jauuarv. A. 1). I'liM.  A. M. WINTKSIDK.  MINERAL ACT.  Certificate of Improvements.  NOTICE.  Granitu Mineral Claim, situate in Ihe Greenwood' Mining Division of Yale District.  Where located���Iu Skylark camp, joining  the Smuggler mineral claim.  TAKE NOTICE that 1, Sydney M. Johnson,  aciiiiir as airent for M. H. Kane. Free Miner's  Certiiicate No. TS8M71, and 1. B. Breslaucr,  Kree Miner's Certilicaie No. B SS2S6,  intend, sixty days from the date hereof  '.o apply lo the Mluitiir Recorder for a Certifi-  tcate of Improvements, for Um purpose of ob-  aiuiuir a Crown Grant of the above claim.  And further take notice that section 37, must  be commenced before the issuance of such Certificate of Iiupiovemeiiis.  Dated this 25th dav of January, 1904. A, D.  apl SYDNEY M. JOHNSON.  MINERAL ACT.  Certificate of Improvements.  NOTICK. .  "Alma" aud "Scorpion" miueral claims,  situate in the Greenwood Mining-division of  Yale disfrici. Wheio located : Al Camp  McKinney joiniuir the Peiidre mineral  claim.  TAKE NOTICE that Svduev M. Johnson,  actiutr for Philip 11. S. Stanhope free miner's certiiicate No. I1554S7, intend, sixty pavs  from the date hereof, tn apply to the Mining recorder for a Certificate of Improvements, for  the purpose of obtainiuir a crown Grant ofthe  ab.jve claim.  And further take notice thai acliou, under  section 37, must he commenced before the issu-  mice of such certiiicate of improvements.  Dated this 30th day of January A. D., 19(M,  Sidney M. Johnson.-  Spolmnc Falls & NortUcni Kailway Co.  QNclson & Fort Sheppard Railway Co.  lied Mountain Railway Co.  Washington & G. N. Co,  Van. Vic. & E. Ry. & B. Co.'  The only all rail route between points  east, west and south to Rossland Nelson, Grand Forks and Republic. Connects at Spokane with the Great Northern, Northern Pacific and O. R. &  N. Co., for points east, west and  sGuth; connects at Rossland and Nelson with the Canadian Pacific Ry.  Connects at Nelson with Uie K. R.  and N. Co., Kaslo and K. & S. points.  Connects al Curlew with stage for  Greenwood and Midway, B. C.  llttlTct cars run on trains between  Spokane and Republic.  IvKAYK  9:25 a. in. Spokane  10:15 a. tn. Rossland  7:00 a. in. Nelson  11:00 a. in. (Millers, Grand  9J5a. in. Republic      5:40 p.m.  H. A. JACKSON,  General Passenger Agent,  Spokane. Wash.  Akhivb  5:45 p. iu.  5:10 p. in.  8:00 p. tn.  4:00 p. in  D. A. MacDONALD, Proprietor.  I       IF ITS GOOD WE HAVE IT        I  I DROP IN AND SEE US  | CORNER COPPER AND GREENWOOD STREETS  *  NOTICE OF FORFEITURE.  TO D.W1     HEATH. IIKXRY SIIIKLDS. or  lo any person or persons to whom thev   may  have    transferred     their    interest   in    the  1'iLviuasler   mineral   claim,   situate  in the  (ireeuwood Miitiutr Division of Yale district.  You are hereby notified that I have expended  the sum of 51uin  for  surveyiiiir ihe above   mentioned claim and 52.50 for  recording the  same  for an  assessment,  such beinir    required   and  necessary to hold the said claim  for the year  eudiii'T October 11, 1'��i.i3. under the  provision  of  the Mineral Act and Amemlint,'- Acts: and if at  the expiration of u nety days from  the date of  the   lirst   publication   of   this   notice    in     the  Itouudary Cn ek Times, you   fail   or refuse to  contribute your   portion   of   such  expenditure,  namely. SSl'.Ifi. together with all costs of  advertising,   your   iniereMs   in   said   mineral claim  shall become   invested   in  me (your co-owner,  upon   tiliutr  in the pro-[>er office in that hehali'j  ihe affidavit required by section +of tbe Miner?.  Act Amendment Act. l'XX'."  DalL-ti this 25th dav ot January* 15U4.  p22 ROBERT WtfO'D".  r  ^  Royal Brand ��� . . .  Tailor made Clothing  READY TO WEAR.  Is not made as ordinary ready made Clothing,  nor are inferior cloths and trimmings employed.  Clothing advertised jis being sold cheap, when  the material and workmanship are likewise  cheap, is dear at any price.  In order to ensure your getting Tailor made  Garments, with good trimmings, a perfect fit,  value unsurpassed, see that this label is attached to the left hand coat pocket.  J \i  BOUNDARY   CREEK   TIMES  Boundary Ore Shipments,  y  v  f  t  V  V  I  Granby Mines   Mother Lode   B. C. Mine   Snowshoe..-   Sunset   Oro Denoro   Brooklyn..   Morrison   R. Bell   Emma   Winnipeg   Golden  Crown....'.            Athelstan and Jack Pot        King- Solomon   No. 7   City of Paris   Jewel :   Elkhorn   Providence   E. P. U. Mines and Gold Finch..  Miscellaneous ; ,   VXXt  6<J 533  S 340  10 4-14  207  1001,  231 8f,2  00 548  47 517  1 731  SOO  1002.  310 001  141 32C.  14 727  20 800  a 010  150  Total Tons  1 076  2 250  1 200  000  lf>0  3 230  00 730  150  560  CiSO-  040  000  785  625  1003  3M3 71S  130 402  10 365  71 212  15 731  15 537  3\330  22 937  2 435  1004  84 660  15 S03  Week.  16 61(1  3 01C  850  665  646  532  325  800  175  6 454  1 155  5 221  561  1 '744  360  380 000  172  507 811  400  993  167  569  110  110  100  648  3d  30  25  264  682 541  134 675  22 021  S��^;��j��3��.j��j��;����j~j����j***j.��iM.>.;..^^  Business Directory.  MEATS. ETC.  P. BURNS & CO.,  Wholesale and Retail Meat Merchants.  ��� *   AGENTS. COLLECTORS, ETC  FRET) B. HOLMES,  Agent,    Collector,     Janitor.    : Large  warehouse for storing goods.  P.O. Box 25    Residence opp,'city-hall.  ASSAYERS.  WALTER E. SEGSWORTH  Provincial Assayer and Chemist.  Control Assays a Specialty.  Greenwood, B.'C.  TAILORING.  WILSON  Merchant Tailors.  & CO.  Greenwood, Sv  MIDWAY & VERNON R- R.  With  BARBER SHOPS.  GREENWOOD  BARBER SHOP.  W. D. FiviNN, Prop.  Sharp Razors. Clean Towels  Porcelain Bath Tubs.  Copper Streei.       -     Greenwood, B.C.  PROFESSIONAL CARDS.  HALLETT& SHAW  Barkistrrs, Solicitors,  Notariks Poih.tc.  Cable Address:       iiai.i.btt."  Conns  Hertford M'NeillV  Moreinir & Neal's  fjelher's.  I. II.   IIAI.I.BTT.  Greenwood^"  B, O.  u. c. Shaw.  MCLEOD & BROWN  Barristers and Solicitors,  Notariks Punr.ic, Etc  Offices: Wallace-Miller block. Copper street,  Oreenwood, It.C.  J. R.Hkown. J- I'. MeT.HOii.  ARTHUR M. WHITESIDE,  BARRISTER and SOLICITOR  Kendall  Block, Greenwood, B.C  CHARLES AE. SHAW.  Civir, Enoinkkr,  Dominion    anm    Provincial  Land Siikvkvok.  Office Willi (laiiiice A Wickwire.  Teli-pliniif No. 32.  GREENWOOD,    :      :      :      :    B.   O.  A. E. ASHCROFT. '  Dominion and  Provincial Land Surveyor.  /Unlng and Engineering Surveys.  Underground Work a Specialty.  vVood Rlock Inexi Customs oflice.)  GREENWOOD, 1J. C.  h Dairy  U  0' S. FLOYD. Proprietor.  PURE  MILK   AND CREAM  Delivered Daily to any part  of tlie city.  Surveyor   Ashcroft    Returns  Good Report.  Provincial Land Survey A. ft. Ashcroft returned this week Tuesday from  Vernon, wliere lie had been the past  two months engaged in survey work  on the line of the Midway and Vernon  railway,  Five miles of this line from Vernon  in this direction have heen surveyed,  leveled aud cross-sectioned,so that now  the company may at any time call tor  tenders for the -construction of that  portion.  According' to provisions of the company's charter work had to be commenced on the Vernon end before the  the 28th of December, VMU. To conform to this requirement, Mr. Ashcroft  was sent over to Vernon to locate the  line at that end, and put men lo work,  two of whom have ever since been enraged in roadbed building. Of course  it i.s not expected that the continuation  of so small "a force on the proposed  line will satisfy the requirements of  the charter nor the promoters of the  undertaking indefinitely, but the delay arises from a desire^of the builders  of the road to secure from "the goveu-  iiietil needed concessions to make the  enterprise a reasonably feasible one.  Mr. Ashcroft, during his absence,  traversed the country through which  the new line will run from Vernon to  Kelowna. Owing to elevations and  grade difliculties he found it necessary  to change the line on Long lake,or tiiat  portion generally known as Wood lake,  to a point where there i.s a natural cut  in the hillside and where the lake is  gathered to a narrowness that affords  a natural crossing, to the east side.  The former proposed route lay wholly  on thewestside of-Longhike.- -*���������-- ��� ��� -  The prime movers iu this enterprise  are Robt. Wood of Greenwood, and  Price Ellison of Vernon, jointly with  other large land owners along the  proposed route.  Now that they have secured from the  dominion and provincial governments  the needed appropriations and concessions it sought the Midway and Vernon  Railway Co. will prosecute the work of  construction of the new line vigorously, just as soon as a few further linan-  cial a flairs are arranged.  The completion of this road will not  only open up vast areas of agricultural  and mineral territory, but will put the  Boundary in closer touch with products  of the farm and orchard, and materially reduce the distance between this  section and the coast cities. The dis-  ance from this .city to Sicatiious by the  C. P. K. is 332 miles and the time occupied on the journey is 49 hours. By the  proposed line Ihe distance would he reduced to 181 miles, and time to lJ hours  ���which would work a saving of 40  hours, to say nothing of what would  be saved in passenger and frcignt rates  between the two points. From this  point to Vancouver by the C. P. R. the  distance is 607 miles, and time occupied is nearly C6 hours. By the new  line the distance would be 516 miles,  and time about 26 hours. This shows  that the construction of the Midway &  Vernon road would  work a saving in  distance between this section  and  the  coast 151 miles, and nearly 40 hours.  not only an eiilliusiatie curler but has  always taken an active part in all the  games of manly sport and the gift of  this cup will be a lasting tribute to the  sincerity of his desire to encourage  healthy amateur sport. For this competition new rinks have been drawn up  with the same skips ns elected at the  beginning of the season. Two games  were played last night aud resulted a.s  follows: Russell 16, Merritt 15; Johnston 17, Warren 11.  The series of games started about  six weeks ago for prizes donated by  the sk^s were completed on "Wednesday evening, and resulted in Mr. 15. W  Bishop's rink winning lirst prize. In  the final game for second prize Mr. J.  S. Birnie's rink defeated that of Mr  W. G. McMynn. For the booby there  are two rinks lo play oil' and :i suitable  prize is now being manufactured to  order. The winning rinks were made  up as follows: H. Redpath, J\ L. Coles,  A-. Logan, R. W. Bishop, skip. T, H.  Paterson, W. V. Smith. II. McCutcheon,  J. S. Birnie,' skip.  The Greenwood curlers who went to  Rossland to participate in the bonspiel  in connection with the winter carnival  report having had a great time. The  Father Pat fountain was frozen up  and for that awful thirst there wasn't  even water on the side:. However, they  had the staying qualities and succeeded in downing Rossland's crack rink,  after eighteen ends of fast and furious  playing. This rink vvas made up as  follows: W.S.Keith, W. F. Smith,  A. Logan and Chief Hallett, skip.  Bach member is to be presented with a  medal.  LITTLE INTEREST SHOWN  A HANDSOME CUP  In   Local  Branch  Provincial Mining  .-^^-^^--..-���-Associationi���������-  A very small number of people responded to the call of President Keffer  at the meeting of lite Greenwood  branch of the Provincial Mining Association at' the city ball on Tuesday  last.  Tlte absence of most of tlie mining  men of the community fully excused  the absence of enthusiasm on the part  of the few lh:il were present. It was  resolved that the attempt lo send  delegates to Victoria to (he convention  on the 22nd inst., would be inexpedient.  Although the feeling prevailed that  the organization might as well disband  for all it might hope 'o accomplish  without the. support it appears to be  entitled to, the necess;uy action to that  end was deferred for the moment.  The officers of the organization present were discouraged, and we could  not expect it lo he otherwise.  I must make room  for my large Spring  shipment, and have  slashed the prices  of all suits  TWEED SUITS  Selling now at  Now is the time to  look  in  my  Store  , THE TAILOR  OPPOSITE    POSTOFFICE  iug their destination. Don't be in too  much of a hurry.  Phoenix Miners' Union will give a  leap-year ball Feb. 29th, on which occasion they will pay prizes amounting'  16 $20 for superior dancing.  Wantkd.���Cook Stoves and Furniture at Clint's,  opposite Pacific Hotel.  FOR SALE  Well Known  WHEN IN NELSON  STOP AT THE  HOTFL  1  640 ACHES  50 ACRES in Timothy and. Grasses  10O Feci Hay and Gallic Sheds  35 Acres Hog Pasture, hog proof  fence, creek running- through  YOUNG ORCHARD, just coming  into bearing-.  BARNS all floored.  UNLIMITED money in HOGS.  CHICKEN and ROOT HOUSES.  --BERRIES -grow -4o--per fee tion-,  bringing $2 to S3 a crate.  UNLIMITED RANGE for  horses  and cattle.  If you want rosy cheeks rind a fat  purse raise stock, the healthiest vocation and tho Boundary i.s positively  the best market in the world. This is  practically Uie BV ST STOCK RANCH  in Southern liritish Columbia for the  money.  CjTiiqiiirc at TT.MRS ollioc or  STOOKE BROS., 4   miles  North of Midway.  OOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOO  I LOCAL   EXTRACT \  OOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOO  Division Superintendent liusteed and  Resident Engineer Bainbridjje of the  C. P. R., came in to-day, Friday, in  their special car.  C. I-.. Breed, of the Spokesman-Review, came in on to-day's train.  Robt. Wood-, who had been at the  Coast in the interest of tli2 Midway  and Vernon railway during- the recent  session of the legislature, returned to  hi.s home in Greenwood this week.  Grand Forks is worrying some over  ,   _    .. the prolonged absence of their  M.   L.  Donated to Greenwood Curlin? Club A   wh0 lefl for Victoria sonie two  by Mr. E. G. Warren. \ months ago to bring back certain coal  Great interest has been aroused j licenses and a provincial subsidy for  among the curlers as a result of the! the proposed North Fork railway,  generous gift to the club by Mr. E. G. | Possess your souls in peace, gentle*  Warren of a handsome cup to be com-! men: George m^y have shipped these  peted for by the local curlers. Thecup i.goods by freight over the C. P. R.. in  is beautifully chased, gold lined and ihe interest of economy, and they may  stands 22 inches high.    Mr. Warren is j wander around the world before reach-  pes,  Cobaccos,  gigars and  Cigarettes  good just  The new manager B. Tomkins  has made it the leading- hotel of  the Kootenays.  x->X":-:'��X"X-k��>:-x~x~>X'<"��*  1-  t  NEW  and the  BEST  Just Received���Iron  Beds, Springs, Mat-  trasses, Kitchen,  Dining and Rocking  Chairs. A fine line  of Crockery and  Glassware, Lamps, ��  Cutlerv and Plated "  ..._War^;   Rajfurs, Pocket Knives,  Scissors and Carving Sets.  Hot and Coal Stoves.  We buy what you have  to sell and sell what  you have to buy.  ! 0. I. C.  A choice line of the  received.  abovt  L. WHITE & CO.  Next to National Hotel  'X"X~x~:~x~k*<'<^��$>  Eewmey's,*  ���*  and  Stewart's  Chocolates  3ust arrived  A    Lar^-e   assortment   of  Knidish Ju Jubes and   other  *������  faucv candies.  utiroe  Copper Street \  FURNITURE  CARPETS  LINOLEUMS  CROCKERY  GLASSWARE  CUTLERV  SILVERWARE  BAR GOODS  The   largest   hotels  and finest  residences in B.C. were furnished bv us throughout  WEILER BROS.  VICTORIA. B. C. BOUNDARY   OREEK   TIMES.
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FRIDAY.   FKUKIIAKV  2i».-i1'>0-l
Il is regarded as probable that
the Socialists of Yale-Cariboo
will place a candidate in the
field for M. P. honors in the approaching- elections. This is
•aid by the leading Socialists of
this section to be their intention.
The little brownies throughout
this country are full of patriotic
enthusiasm. Iu Chicago they
have subscribed $1.40,000 to the
Japanese war iloan, aud in Vancouver the little fellows collected
325,000 in aid of the Red Cross
society's hospital  work.
Either Chinamen are not coming into this province, or they are
stealing a march on the officials,
as not a single Chinaman has
beeu.noted as having paid the $500
poll tax for entry into Canada,
which went into force at the beginning of the year.
. The Hon. Clitiord Sifton is
((rafting regulations for the disposition of coal on the Indian
reserves'in the Territories. The
regulatious provide that persons
aquiring mining rights on Dominion lands or Indian reserves
shall be required to sell coal direct to customers at not more than
$1.75 per ton.
It would not be dec.ared a foul
if the little Jap should happen to
hit the big Russian below the
belt, occasionally. It should not
be expected the little fellows are
so stuck ou the ethics of international warefare as to carry u
stool around with them just fin-
UK' sake of hitting tlieir opponents above the belt every time.
The Jap is a good deal like the
butterfly; you can't tell what his
dstination is till he gets there.
Keighty-one Chinamen, originally destined for the West Indies,
but who were debarked in Montreal and have been for the past
three months detained in tbe C.
P. 1\\ immigration quarters, are
being deported to China, the
courts having decided that, according to the manifesto, thev are
not entitled to laud in this country. Was this an attempt to
smuggle Chinamen into Canada ?
If so, it has proven a costly fizzle
to some one.
Between the booming of cannon, tbe shrieking of wounded
warriors and tbe blackwar clouds
in the far east, and the fierce contests waged between Boundary
and Kootenay hockey and curling teams, our community is kept
in a feverish state of excitement,
the going down of a great Russian
battleship attracting almost as
much interest as the defeat of a
favorite rink, or the dash of a
champion knight of the hockey
stick.
"Its au ill wind that blows no
one any good." The scrap in
progress now between the Jap and
the Russ, is creating a market for
the products of America, and
Cauada will get her share. It
has already raised the price of
one Canadian product, namely,
fish. Of late years a considerable
trade has been worked up in a
low grade of salmon, and a few
days ago one of the companies
received an order for 390,000
pounds of that grade called dog
salmon direct from tbe Japanese
government.
The owners of the ill fated
steamer Clallam are liable to have
trouble in large chunks shortly.
The result of the inquiry into the
cause of the disaster has'been the
suspension of Capt. Roberts'
lisence, and the permanent revocation of engineer Delaunuev's.
Thus ultimate responsibility reverts to the owners, who are
likely to have distressing damage
suits to contend with.
The largest monthly ore shipment ever recorded for the Boundary is shown in the January
statement, and this notwithstanding the fact that the Snowshoe is
not at present shipping. The
Grand total . was 75.208 tons.
Though many business houses in
the Boundary district realize that
there is more or less of a depression in business circles, yet, they
realize also that there is steady
progress being made iu the chief
industry of the district, and that
the future is l'n'1 of bright, promise.
The Grand Forks Board of
Trade which has been in a somewhat inactive condition for some
time past, is showing signs of
renewed activity. Al its last
monthly meeting steps were taken
to arrange for a permanent
mineral exhibit iu its rooms, and
also-to make an effort to secure
aid from the government to clear
the North Fork river <if driftwood jams. When Graud Forks
sees the need of doinsr.something
which it believes to be in the line
of a public benefit, its leading
citizens pull together with a
unanimity that is commendab'e
and worthy of emulation, and
whi'jh usually results iu   success.
Iu the bve-elelections held
on Tuesday last iu Ouebec, New
Brunswick and Prince Edward
Island to till vacancies in the
House of Commons, the result
in   the    eight constituencies  ap
pears from a long range view to
have been slightly favorable to
the Conservatives, by a reduction
of Liberal majorities iu some instances. The Conservatives got
possession of Hon. A. G. Blair's
former constituency, St, John,
but (he Liberals evened up the
situation by scooping St. James
constituency in Montreal. Thus
it seems St. James and St. .lohu
have repented aud resolved to
hereafter comport themselves, in
politics at least, more in accord
with their saintly names.
United States Senator Marcus
A. Hanna, of Ohio, died at his
Washington, D. C, residence, the
Arlington hotel, at 6:40 p. in.,
Monday, of typhoid fever, after
au illness of two weeks. He was
aged about f>7 years. Senator
Hanna bad long- been prominent
in political circles, and was the
most feared and at the same time
sought after leader in the Republican party. Probably W. J.
Bryan would have been elected
president of the United States instead of William McKinley had
it not been for Mr. Hanna's great
political acumen and forceful
leadership. He had sufficient influence over Mr. McKinley to
cause him to reverse himself ou
national financial questions and
abandon a policy he had hitherto steadfastly adhered to. The
death of Senator Hanna removes
a "bete noir" from President
Roosevelt's path to the president-
al chair for a second term, for
there is little, hope of a Democratic nominee being elected.
The second annual meeting of
the Interior District Libera!
council will be held in Rossland
on Wednesday, March 23rd, 1904,
commencing at 10 o'clock a. in.
Each Liberal Association is
entitled to send three delegates.
At the convention each delegate
present shall have one vote, but
in case any association shall be
represented by only two delegates
it may give one proxy in writing
to one of these delegates, but no
proxies shall be allowed, unless
two elected delegates are present.
Resolutions proposed for discus-
'sio'tY^'"Jtr~a1iY~'~t^
ing amendments to the Constitution and By-Laws, must be in the
hands of the secretary at least
twenty days prior to the date ol
meeting of said convention and
copies of such resolutions shall be
transmitted by the secretary to
the local associations at least
fifteen days before the convention; provided that by a two-
thirds majority of those present
any subject may be considered
and disposed of by the convention. As business of importance
to the parly will be discussed at
the convention, a special effort
should be made to have all associations represented. If fifty
delegates are in attendance a
single fare can be secured; if
fifteen nr more, a fare and one-
third; and if less than fifteen, a
fare and ,two-thirds. In order
that all delegates present may
have the full benefit of the reduced fare delegates should purchase tickets to Rossland taking-
receipt therefor. Upon presentation of the receipt the secretary can then arrange for reduced
fare for return trip.
Gained Forty Pounds in Thirty Days
I>V,r several months our younger
brother h.id Vieen troubled- with indigestion. He tried sever.il remedies
but fjot im benetil from them. We purchase:! some of Chamberlain's Stomach
and Liver Taidels and lie commenced
takiiiif them. Inside of thirty davs he
had gained thirty pounds in tlesh.
He is now fullv recovered.—HoU.ky
P.kos., Merchants, Lon^ Branch. Mo.
For sale bv J. L. White. Greenwood,
and A. F. Thomas, Midway.
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The Dining Room has lately beeu refitted and refurnished  and
and will be run in first-class style.
EVERYTHING   IN   SEASON
Meals 35 cents. Special rates to steady boarders
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..Bank of Montreal.
..$10,000,000.
Capital, all paid up. $13,973,560^
President .   Loud Stkathcon.v and Mount Royal,
Vicc-1'rcsiilr.nl:    Hon. Okokish A. Duiimmonii.
(ieiier.il Manager :    12. S   Clmiston.
Branches in London, Eng. \ <&lJX™&$$a. \ New YorK, Chicago.
Buy  arid sell Ste.rlinir ICxcliaiiK'c and Cable Transfers ; Oram Commercial an
Travellers' Credits available iu any iiart'of Hie world.
Greenwood Branch,       L. B. deVEBER, Manager.
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With Which is Amalgamated
THE BANK OF BRITISH COLUMBIA.
HEAD OFFICE: TORONTO.      .
Paid-up capital ....  $   8,700,000
Rest       3,000,00"
Aggregate resources exceeding     78,000,000
HON. GKO. A. COX, President.      H. K   WALKER. General Manager)
London Office. 60 Lombard St., E. C.
■""" Tlie Hank Inisllll ltranclies  nvll  distributed  UirmiKliout the Tlomliiimi and clse-
ivlieri-, iiii'.luiliuir the rnllnwinj; iu liritish Ciilumbia and tin- Yukon Territory:
23   ATLIN.        - r.KKRNWOOl). NANAIMO, VANCOUVER,
?0   CKANr.KOOkV^fKAMLOOl'K, NHI.SON, VICTORIA,
JS   DAWSOiW TjADYSMITll. N.WKSTMINSTEK. WHITE HORSE,
-    I'EI^IE.
Branches in tlie United States:
NKWYORK:       SA.N KRANCISCO.       PORTLAND.      SEATTLE,      SKA.GWAY
llupos'ns received,  cxi'liauyi'; bought   and sold  and everv description of braukin-a'
business transacted. (IRKENWOOl)  HRANCH,
W. ALLISON. Manager.
Two Dispatches From Baltimore
— —WHICH TELL THEIR OWN STOREY-	
"Richard V". Post was appointed ;i receiver for t-he
Peabodv Fire Insurance Company of Baltimore. The
Company lost $700,000 bv reason of the fire and it had
assets of 3300,000."
"The Liverpool and Lt.ndon and Globe Insurance
Company's Baltimore loss one million (81,000,000.)
Will pav by draft ou Home Oflice, so as not to disturb
American   or  Cauadian   investments.      Company  lias
-"- -^"''^su bscr i bed le trtlrotisa lid ($1 ();000rto" re lie f f und: ~" -———
THR UVEKPOOL &  LONDON & GLOBE has  over   three
million dollars invested in Canadian Securities.
When insuring whv not be sure of indemnity in case of loss ?
Bcaley Investment & Trust Company, Ltd.
GEORGE R. NADEN, Manager
Agents for The Liverpool & London & Globe.     The Phoenix Assurance Company of London, Eng
Tlie British America Assurance Company of Toronto. Oat.
GRAND FORKS.--PH0ENIX--GREENW0OD
DAILY STAGE LINE.
Leaves Greenwood d :i. in.    Arrives'til Phoenix 7 :i.in., Grand KorUs 10.30 a.m.
I,eaveseGrand,Korl<s 3.45 ]>. in.. Phoenix 7 p.in.,   arrives in Greenwood 8 p. in.
Pare-Grand I'Wks fSJS.otl.      Greenwood to Phoenix $1.00     Phoenix to
Greenwood 50 cents.
Great Northern express rales   made known at oflio.o.
J. F. -ROYER, Manager.
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Comfortable Rooms.
Everything First Class-
TFIR SWAYNE  HOUSE,
Silver Street,
Green wo on.
Notice.
On sale at all tile Imt.'ls.
UOTTI.ICI)   i:V
In  to Lot li>12. Orotip fuH\ Osooytxis I>ivi<i,ui.
• Yale District,
' Whereas prnof -rtf loss of Certiiicate of title
] Ni>. '2141a issti.1*! in the names of Roltert Wnoil
i ann Charles Scott ilallow.iv has been iiletl in
j the ortice.
; Notice is her^l>y (riven that I shall at the e.\-
; j>irai:nn of one month from tlte ilate of the first
. insertion hereof, issue a duplicate of the saiil
; certiiicate. unless. In the meantime, valid o!>-
I jection he madfr tome in writine
V\". II. Edmonds,
—    ~ i District Registrar.
Manufacturers  of  all   kinds  of j Lan(J Registry Otfii e.
Carlaonat-ssI BererageS. j       Kitaioops". B.C- Februarr 1st. 1--W.
JAMES M'CREATH
Bottlers of Fine La-trer fleer and BOUNDARY   CREEK   TIMES  ���<G&^&)  S /;ri^-^v'-'c...l: -'u  /)| SBBSe&'.&sM'i;  EVENTS  QUALITY ISOUR QUEEN CA  Quality is the first consideration in filling prescript  ions* We buy the very best, purest and freshest  drugs regardless of price* We supply them on pre  scriptions just as your doctor orders; we are filling a  lot of prescriptions for a new store and think we  must be giving satisfaction by the way our customers  keep a^coming"" ���' m ��� ���'������- --r-"r-!-;-:::"���  THOMAS DRUG CO.  LARKIN BUILDING PHONE 55.  News of lines  The legal war hetween the Last  Chance and American Boy mining'  companies begun in Nelson this weelr.  The former i.s claiming 811,000 damages for ore extracted from the la iter's  ore veins. The Rabbit Paw case will  come up at the same time.  Work was started Tuesday on the  Summit claim, which is located in  Summit camp, just west of the Oro  Denoro. It is proposed hy the owner,  to do considerable cross] cutting-and  other development work.'  During January the Sloean mines  shipped about 18,000 tons of ore, which  is a good beginning for '04.  Work  on   the  mill  and in the Bodie  mine at Republic has been resumed.  Thesystem of taxation of minesand  output as in vogue in British Columbia  is hardly just or equitable to the miner  or company. Assessments should be  made on the net output of a mine, and  not on the gross output after deducting  freight and treatment charges Inducements should he made to get  capital to invest in mining. Tax the  profit and not enterprise. Where such  laws are in force in our western states  the results are more than satisfactory.  Mining World. Chicago.  The players in the Greenwood team  will consist principally of the men who  played two years ago, Stowe, g; Dill.p;  Warren, e p; Steer, r w; Steel, 1 w; McMillan, c. Phoenix may see hy this  they will have to get clown to business  ooo ooooooooooooooooooooooo  o  A, LOGAN & Co,  Watchmakers  And ���,i,.  Jewellers,  Wm. Y. Williams, superintendent of  the Granby mines at Phoenix, returned  last week from a two month's tour in  the east. Mr. Williams, in his absence  sought both health and information.  He visited not only health resorts but  in his travels took in the largest mining enterprises in the eastern states  and Canada, returning hy way of Old  Mexico. Arizona and California.  Managing Director Pemberton, of  the Dominion Copper company, accompanied by manager A. Monroe, were  in town the fore part of the week, and  left for Kossland Wednesday. They are  expected to return here iu a few days.  Neither gentleman was inclined to give  out definite information regarding the  company's-aetioii.but the feeling isHhat  the negotiations for the amalgamation  of theiinterests of the Dominion Copper company, which has valuable mining properties, and the Montreal aud  Boston Copper company, which owns  a valuable smelter plant near here, are  well advanced, and that operations under the consolidated companies will begin shortley both at the ..mines in  Phoenix and the smelter at Anaconda.  PHOENIX VS GREENWOOD  Event of Hockey Season Next Wednesday Night.  Next Wednesday evening the hockey  match of the season will be played in  Greenwood, between the local senior  hockey team and the Phoenix senior  team, the latter being the team that  went up against Rosslaud's best  players. There have been two matches  played off between Phoenix and Rossland teams, one in Phoenix and one in  Rossland, the local teams wining respectively in their home towns. The  game next Wednesday night will be  for the championship of the Boundary.  WATCHES  DIAMONDS  JEWELRY  Copper Street, Greenwood  OOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOO  CANADIAN  .. RAILWAY .. .  World's Scenic Route  Direct line.  Kast.  Winnipeg  Toronto.  Ottawa.  Montreal  New York  Lowest rates  West.  Vancouver  Victoria  Seattle  Portland  San t'Y.i ncise.o  via Soo Pacific Line,St. Paul  Chicago and all U. S. points.  S. S. Service From  Vancouver  to  ALASKA, JAPAN.  CHINA.   HAWAII.  AUSVRAI.IA  TUromrli booking to Ktitrlaud ami   i lie Con  liiient via all S. S. line  For complete information and further particulars apply to local agents or  E. R.  REDPATH.  Agent.  Greenwood.  E. J. COYLE. J. S. CATER.  A.G P.A., Vaucnorer [J.P.A. Nelson  til* tft%  I China Salel  Reductions from  25 to 50 per  cent will be made  on Every Piece  of China during  February  COLES & FRITH  Successor to J. L. Cnles,  #   Books. Stationery. Office Supplies. Etc.   ��  ^a a-P'  OOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOO  A PIPE  CINCH  Nol a li-ail pipe eiiicrli:   l>ut   w��  have ;i 6  cineli   on  smokers'  utensils  iu   firi'tn- 9  wood i::uii|>.    Wo carry every kind.from *,  tlie lii[rh-i>rii:e<l Meercliaiiin  to Ilu; low g  priced elav ilnti.   Also tliu liuesi ���i.-.n:. O  , O  of    Knn>l;iiiL'   and   Cliewniif   Tonacens. q  CIGARS  TO BURN  I'llII liiii- of liie liesi I iiiiiorioil and  Domestic C'ilmis. Try Vin before llley  (Jo no in siiinke. We do not carry  sniiokeless rijriirs.    Drop  in   ami   see ns.  H.A.KIMG&C��  Smokers' Outfitters  Coi'i'i'.i,' St.,    -    <;i\'KENWOOD  O-OxO OOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOO  i  J ���.������.������.������.���  *  BICYCLE AND  MACHINE REPAIRS.  SKATES~SHARPENED.  PAINTING AND-  SIGN WORK.  OOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOO OOOO OOOO O O OOO OO OOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOO c  Japan Is At War With Russia  Now is the time to get in on the ground  floor.   The price of. Coal will go up 100  ^ . per cent in a few weeks.  The Internationa! Coal ana Coke Co. Shares are just the thing'  to put your money in. tlicy .���an lie procured at present nt ;i low fipnse.'  They are already shipping nearly ^<n> tons a dav and expect to increase  iu a short time to 2000.  Dny into something that will net yon a snug- income wilh a small  outlay of capital.  1 have tin  option   for a limited amount of  shares aud when  thev  have gone it will cost yon eoiisidcnihL' more to derive the same henelii.  -���*���������  Remember procrastination  is often Ihe thief of a oood - annuity.  ��� ���  ,     I have also 3000 shares of DENOKO for sale.    These are a snap,  as the Denoro is now ranking- as one of Ihe bi��- shippers of the district.  l''or full information app'.y to  j F, W,   McLAINE  ?    Real Estate and Insurance Opposite Postoffice, Greenwood  Poooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooo  THE BEST BEER IN TOWN IS MADE BY  PORTMAN   & PORTMAN  Proprietors  ASK FOR  d  1  ... Jhc E^horn Lager Beer Contains only Pure Malt Hops, Try  It! It is kept on "draught or in Bottles by all the leading Hotel  Green  Liquor Co  WHOLESALE DEALERS IN CHOfCEST BRANDS OF  WINES,   LIQUORS   AND   CIGARS  vSiilr  liiiiiiidarv   Agents  for  Pabst Brewing Co's Celebrated Milwaukee Lager Beer  Also Manufacturers of ;ill kinds of Carbonated P.everatres  DRINK IRON BREW, a Life Preserver  JAS. McCREATH, PR��P  CRKKNVVt )(>!>.   I!. ^.  % TTwul Offiiv : 204 lh-ari.om St., Chirac,, 111   ���       2  :|  : _ 2 '     '        S  Copper St.    Greenwood, il  ���? i a  Sorenml swollen joints.sharp, shooting pains, torturing   muscles,   no rest,  no sleep- tliat means   rheumatism.    It  is   a   stubborn -disease    to   fight,    but  i Chamberlain's Pain Balm ha-, i-ouquei-  i ed it "thousands   of   Unit's.    One  application     gives   relief.    Trv    it.    J.    L  | White Greenv.-dod and   A.   V.   Thomas  Midway, sell it.  FINANGIAL I mwm AGENTS i  i��  a  |   MLKINC     PKorKRTIES    ol-'    MIWJT    PUR-f  % ClIASiCh   (>R   r.KVKLniMCI.).  *i#9$����S.��#0***--5f'4?v��<-i!>S#��r'��!>��4#����$!!}$9��  ��  ��  �� BOUNDARY   OREEK   TIMES.  s  1 Mil Rfl  The recent announcement thai Hon.  A. (1. lilair, ex-minister <>f railways  and canals of Canada, has beeu appointed chairman of Ihe new Canadian  Railway commission, marks the close  of a transitional chapter in Uie railroad  policy of Canada, says S.J. McLean,  in the New YorU Railroad Gazette. In  the discussion of the problem of railroad regulation Canada lias gone  through many phases similar lo those  of the experience of the United Stales.  In '.he earlier '70s there were propositions akin to Ihe Granger legislation.  The.railroad consolidations which took  place in the earlier 'SOs led to propositions for the establishment of a railroad commission modeled on the English commission. In 1886 and 1RS7 the  whole matter was investigated by a  royal commission, which found that  there were grievances with which the  machinery provided by the existing  railway law could not deal. At the  same time it was considered that conditions were not ripe for the adoption  of the commission plan.  First  Move in 1884.  The English legislation was not considered applicable to Canada because  of the difference in conditions. The  Interstate Commerce commission was  too recent an experiment. As a compromise, il was suggested that the  railway committee of the privy.council  should be given cognizance of rare  grievance. This suggestion was acted  upon in the revision of the railway act  in lSSft. The railway committee of tlie  privy council was a committee of the  ' cabinet, composed of the minister of  railways and canals and certain other  members of the cabinet. This body  had been concerned wilh the general  supervision   and   enforcement   of  the  provisions of the railway act. It was  now made a tribunal to deal with sucli  railroad rate grievances as mi^ht arise.  Consideied Since 18Q7.  Since 1S97. shortly after the lion.  Mr. Blair was appointed minister of  railways and canals, the problem of  improved methods of railroad regulation has been under consideration by  the Canadian government. During  190l"a special investigation was made,  which found that there were grievances existing with which the railway  committee could not satisfactorily deal.  The report found that in the railway  committee il necessarily happened that  the minister of railways was the only  one fitted lo deal with the technical  details, tu strictness he had been the  railroad committee; and the regulation  .policy has varied as the interest in and  knowledge of matters of railroad regulation on the purl of the incumbent  of the oflice for the time being. Then,  again, while so much dependence  necessarily rests upon him it seldom  happens that in the first instance he  possesses technical knowledge of railroad a Hairs. Even when the knowledge of such ail'airs is obtained political exigencies may lead to an exchange of or retirement from ollice.  Committee Hampered  The royal commission of 1886 had  anticipated that the duality of function of the members of Ihe committee  would militate against its success. The  committee has also been hampered by  its uonmigratory character. In l8Sfi it  had been suggested that this might be  offset by the appointment of deputies,  who would make preliminary investigations for the information ofthe committee. This suggestion, however, had  not been acted upon.  The legislation of which the pro  vision for the railway commissions'  forms the central portion received very  careful attention. After the legislation had been drafted the railroads  were afforded an opportunity to present their views. The legislation was  presented pro forma iu the session of  parliament of 19i(2. Then it was once  more gone over carefully, and the matter was-brought to a final vote in the  session of parliament which closed late  in 1903. There was a substantial  unanimity on the part of both political  parties that such a measure was necessary; the criticism was directed to  details.  Three Have The Power  The commission is composed of  three members appointed by the cabinet. Each commissioner holds ollice  during good behavior for a period of 10  years, but is removable for cause. The  chairman of the commission receives  $10,000 a year. The other commissioners receive SS.OOO each. The acl gave  internal evidence that the chairman of  the commission was to be a lawyer,  expert in railroad law. The Hon. Mr.  Rlair, with over 20 years of active law  practice and seven years' experience as  minister of railways and canals, meets  every demand of the law.  I'o the commission are transferred  all the powers formerly possessed by  the railway committee. The enumeration of some of these powers will  serve to show how wide the jurisdiction is. It has power to make'regitla-  tions limiting- the speed of'trains in  cities and towns; to oversee provisions  hi regard to safety appliances; to pass  upon disputes arising in respect of railroad  crossings  and junctions; to hear  Continued on page 7  000<K><M><>0<>-<>0<KH>0-00-aCK>-0  SEVEN PROSPEROUS YEARS!  The Condition of Canada Seven Years Ago, and  the Condition of Canada Today  The story of tlie seven years of fullness is succinctly told in a poster  issued by the liberal Association of Ledtic, Alberta.    Here it is :  Seven years ago last .Tune the Conservative government was in  power. Today the Liberals are in power and this is part of their record  for the seven years past;  Seven years ago our revenue was $36,618,591; today it is 563,739,271,  or nearly twice as much.  Seven years ago we had a deficit of $330,000; this year we had a  surplus of over 313,000,000, or a betterment of a little over $13,000,000.  Seven years ago our foreign trade was 3239,000,000; today it is  $'159,000,000, or about twice as much.  Seven years ago the number of homesteads entered during the year  was 1,857; this year.il was 31,343, or a little over 17 times as many.  Seven years ago our cattle trade amounted to $104,451; this year it  was ��11,342,634, or say eleven limes .is much.  Seven years ago wc exported in oats 5273,861; this year we exported  $2.583,171, or over nine times as much.  Seven years ago we exported in Hour $718,433: this year we exported  34,699.142, or say six times as much.  Seven years ago our Territorial grant was 5267,000; this year it was  S957,00O, oi say four times as much.  Seven years ago our bank note circulation was $31,456,297; this year  it was $60,414,740, or say $2 to'Sl.  Seven years ago wc exported bacon to the value of $3,802,135; this  year we exported 3515,455,174, or about four times as much.  Seven years ago we exported in butter 34,000,000; this year we  exported 37.000,001)" or say twice as much.  Seven years ago we. exported in agricultural implements 3593,464,  this year we exported 32,284,904, or say four times as much.  Seven years rgo our mineral export was 34,419,170: this year it was  331,064,861, or say seven limes as much.  Seven years ago it took the bonding of three quarter-sections of this  laud to buy a bushel of seed grain from the government. This year lots  of this same land sold for one and two thousand dollars.  And last, but not least, seven years ago tons of Tory literature were  strewed over the width and breadth of this land abusing Mr. Israel  �� Tarte in every way imaginable. This year it is: "Come to my arms,  9   Israel, dear, bid your friends in the Liberal cabinet good-bye."  0<KWOOO<K>0<K>OCKXKK><KK>00<KK>(KK>0<>0<>0^  if  WeWjLGiiLM  to all new Subscribers for $1.50 Payable in Advance.  In our lob Printing Department Cbc ftigbest of Jlrtistic Skill is Displayed  ���all us  on....  Jtnd let us figure  on your work.,***  -C?  Che Best Qualify of Stock  always ou band,  Ho Job too Earge  ���*�����  me are Eere to serve Vou ^ -�� * CUby not 6ive us a trial BOUNDARY   OREEK   TIMES  D  proceedings in connection with disputes arising between farmers and  railroads in respect of drainage; and in  general to see that the railroads obey  the laws, general and special, under  which they operate. The commission  is thuslniadc tlie general supervisor ofthe enforcement of the railroad laws.  Novel Rate Feature  It is iu respect of the provision ve-  gulating rates that certain novel features appear. Tu the drafting of the  legislation there were held in mind the  defects which Faiglish and American  experiences had shown in existing  legislative enactments. The Canadian  legislation provides that rates are to be  reasonable and just. The commission  may disallow any tariff which violates  this.provision. The railroad is to substitute a satisfactory tariff, or the commission may itself prescribe one.  The judicial emasculation ofthe "long  and short haul" clause of the act to  regulate commerce is well known.  Under the "long and short haul" clause  of the Canadian legislation it is explicitly provided that: it is the commission which is to determine when,  on account of competition, an exception is to be permitted. Further, the  commission determines what places are  competitive points. Tn regard to discriminations the question-'whether the  commodities have-been carried "under j  substantially similar -circumstances  and conditions" is a'question of fact  which the commission determines. The  legislation contains an autipooling  clause. This did not appear iu the  lirst draft of the legislation as submitted to parliament; nor did it excite  much discussion in parliament. The  Canadian railroad system has developed along the lines of division of territory .  Control Over Rate Making  The commission inherits lite powers  formerly possessed by Ihe railway  committee over classification and has  thus, with certain additional powers  conferred, complete ,.ontrol over the  base of rate malting. It may prescribe  a uniform classification, ft may allow  exceptions from this when in the public  interests. It may cause commodities  to be changed from one class to another. In regard to the rates themselves it i.s intended that rate making  should in the first instance be in the  hands of the railways; the powers to  be exercised by the commission are to  be remedial as well as preventive.  Where formerly the control was thru  maxima it is now concerned with the  published rates.  A sharp distinction is made between  noncompetitive traffic, iu which the  rates may be stable over a period of  time, and competitive tariff which may  require almost instantaneous readjustments of rales. There are to be three  classes of freight tariffs, known as  standard freight tariff, special freigh t  tariff and competitive tariffs. Noncompetitive traffic falls under the  standard freight tariff. The special  freight tariff is really a commodity of  exception tarill' concerned with commodities which must be carried on an  especially low rate basis. Tho competitive tariffs cover freight carried on  a low competitive base. Tt is to be remembered thai these are concerned  with traffic between points which the  commission has alread.y declared lo be  competitive.  Three Kinds of Tariffs  lloth the standard and the special  freight tariffs are required to be filed  with the commission before they can  be effective.    Public notice is  also   re  quired. The special freight tarill' has  the requirements of notice in regard to  advances and reductions which the  American legislation prescribes on  interstate rates. In dealing with competitive rates Ihe procedure is much  more elastic than iu the American  legislation. Tlie commission has a  dircctionary power in regard to the formalities lo be observed in connection  with their publication���no express  period of notice being specified���and it  may allow such tariffs to become operative before they have been tiled with  the commission.  The Chairman.  The chairman is a man of insight,  not illusions. The commission comes  at a time when a new transcontinental  railroad is being built to meet new  national needs, and at the beginning  of such an era of expansion the need  of a body which will stand for a consecutive policy is apparent. While the  government will be responsible for the  broad outlines of railroad policy, the  commission will be a body whose advice may always be available to the  government iu dealing- with railroad  affairs. The legislation explicitly  places the commission in a position  advisory to the cabinet not only in regard .to the financial condition of the  railroads, but also in regard to any  question which may arise under the  general or special railroad legislation  of the dominion. The whole tenor of  the movement which has culminated  in the new legislation warrants the  conclusion that the commission, both  as a commission and as regards its  individual members, will stand between the parties to the dispii'ryruid  not as an attorney for the piitiu'.ill';  the latter anomalous position bus from  time to time been present in American  regulative experience.  JUST ONE JOYFUL NIGHT  The "Gleeful Plenitude"  By    Geo.    H.    Broadhurst    author   of  "What Happened to Jones," "The  Wrong Mr. Wright." etc.  Four months at the Strand Theatre,  London.  Four -months at Madison Square  Theatre, New York.  Interpreted by a Company of Metropolitan players, under the management of Mr. C. P. Walker, of the  Winnipeg and allied theatres.  Prices. $1.00 and 75c  Sale   of   seats   at   White   l'.ros.  Drug  Store.  ���sM  m  m  w  (no?  ''Am  REPRESENTING :  The Phoenix Fire Assurance The British  America   Assur-  Co. of London, Knglaud. ance Co., of Toronto.  Liverpool   and   London    arid  Globe Insurance Company,  The   Canadian   Birkbcck   Investment and Savings Co.  w  'arts  Ifcfi  Two of Greenwood's Large Business Blocks  The Best Remedy for Croup  This is the season when the woman  who knows the best remedy for croup is  in demand in every neighborhood.  One of the most terrible things in the  world is to be awakened in.the middle  of the night of the night by a whoop  from one of the children The croup  remedies are almost as sure to be lost  in case of croun, as a revolver is sit re to  be lost in case of burglars. There used  to be an old fashioned remedy for  croup, known as hive syrup, but some  modern mothers say that Chamberlain's Cough Remedy is better, and  does not cost so much. It causes the  patient to "throw up the plegm"  quicker, and gives relief  in        a shorter time.       Give  this remedy as soon as the croupy  cough appears and it will prevent the  attack. It never fails and is pleasant  and safe to take. For sale by J. L.  White^Greenwood and  A.   K.  Thomas  Midway.  OO OO OOOOO OOOOOOOO OOOOOOOOO  HAVING ADD1CD  A %  Iii Uie Superior Court oi* British Columbia  V-V.U..  TINSHOP  To my  Plumbing Wsla'Misltuieiit ��?  am pi''.'o.'irc-<'. tudoall kinds of p  TINSMITIIING  AT 6  SIIOKTEST NOTICE. V  Furnace    Crates   and   Stove   Stcpalrs j?  E, W, BISHOP I  The    Most    Complete   Stock   iu n  0                     the Boundary. 0  Q         Phone 38      Naden-Flood Block. 0  0 0  OOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOO  In the Matter ofthe Land Registry Act  and Amending Acts  EAGLE    HALL  Recently renovated ami  refurnished, may be secured for balls, concerts  etc., at reasonable rales  Apply to     :     ;  C. W. WILSON,   Secretary.  S.BARRY YUILL  KRNDF.LL  A CO.  "I   t'-K   f-'-f-    &;"'    -".".-    *--:;-:.v=    *   li  ty  i   fe&  .V'-p     ...-.-���    '-        : ������.->���*,.  '-    s:   -.;  PRACTICAL       WATC1IMAICHK       AND  JKWKI.T.KK.  All work guaranteed    Ulv'E'RNWOOD.  J.  PROVINCIAL  ASSAYER  AND  CHEMIST  Successor   to    Walter   K.   Segsworth  Control Assays a Specialty  Ore Shipments to Local Smelters Carefully Attended to.  ��:^��|5i%   BOUNDARV   VAM.F.Y    LODCE  "-^S;,:^" No. 38, 1.0. 0. F.  Meets  every   Tuesday   Kveniu-u :il  xi'O  in   tin:  ]. O. O. li". Hall.     A." cordial  invi union is extended to all sojourning hreUiern.  1C. I'ovl.k Smith, Kkkii I!. IJui.mics.  N. ('.. l\'e(\-Keo.  . . . RAILWAY  World's Scenic Route  Direct line. Ivowcst rate<  Kast.  Winnipeg  Toronto.  Ottawa.  Montreal  New York  West.  Vancouver  Victoria  Seattle  Portland  San i''r,i neiseo  AM) IN Tllf. MATTKK OF AX APPLI-  r-itimi Iiy ilu- I'fi-aiiliy Consolidated Mining  arid Smeltinir L'iiiiiiianv. Liuiitt-'il. arid ihe  I'.i-anliy Cim-.olid.iied .Mining-, Smc-lliiitf aud  I'.iui-i Coiiipuuy, l.imiit'il. (or liberty tu  amend or alter apian or survey of a sub.  d'n i-.ii.m of lots I'iylu li mill roil and ninety-  I'mir-W. nine limiilrcil and i\veutv-lwo(922),  niiii.- hundred ami thiity-lhree (988), and Gve  hundred and .-itrltty-nino (OS1)), croup one (1),  Osovoos Division of Vale district, in the  I'muuce ol liritish Columbia, deposited ia  llio Land Keyistry oflice.  IVwl^iriii.nonrOde^^"^-^ 16th **?  IJt">'i tin." ajiiilicailiin of tlie Granby Consoli  ilatt-d Miniiiu'-and Smelting Company, Limited  and tlie I'.ranliy Consolidated Mining-, Smelting-  and l'ower Ccmiiiany. Liinileil, upon bearing-  read (lie .-il'lidavil of (ieorife W. Wods'.er, sworn  liereiii on Uie t.-ali day of September, 1901. and  llii' exhilih ilieivin referred lo and duly filed.  Hie ailidav'n of Oron li. Smith, sworn" liereiu  tlie Kill day of September, '.yoi, as to tbe service mill publication of the summons herein,  and i11>i>11 liuariUir .Mr. J. A. Mtlcdouald of  counsel fi��r Uie applicants:  It is ordered dial Uie said Granby-Consolidated Mininir and Smelting Company,'Linked,  and ilie (iriuiby Cousoliilated Mining. Smelting;  and I'ower Company. Limited, beat liberty to  amend and alter tin! said map or survey of a  snlidiv'sinii of loiseiirln hundred and'ninety-  four |S'M I. nine hundred and twenty-two [922],  nine hundred and thirty-ihree [9.13], and five  hundred and eie-lity-niii'e (5S91, yroup one (1],  O.*oyoosilivisioit'of Vitlt) district, ill the Province of ririiisli Columbia, deposited in the  Land Registry oflice at llio City ���>{ Kamloops,  in the sttiil Province and therein numbered  sixiy. on, such subdivision beiu-y commonly  knoun .-is"l'li,oeiii\- Old Ironsides Subdivision,"  by strak'liteiiiiiir out Old Ironsides avenue  iiiuiilioncil and showu on said plan or survey  by continniuir the said stiett or avenue from the  northwest corner of lot fourteen, 14, in block  twelve, 12, as shown on the said plan or.survey,  in tae same strai^m line as that portion of tlie  said streot or avenue which lies to the east of  the said northwest corner of said lot fourteen.  14. as show.-: on said plan or survev, by altering-  and .iiueiiiliui;-the measurements tlnd sizes of  lots fifteen. IS. :u iwentv.nine, 29, inclusive in  said block twelve, 12, accordingly, and by can-  celliug sucli porliou of tlie silid plan or survey  as sub-divides any part or said subdivision, or  lands lying lo the soitlb of such portion of said  street oi avenue proposed lo be alteredand  auieiided, such alterations rtiid amendment!!  being more particularly shown iu red iuk on a  blue prim of the said plan or survey altered aud  amended as sought iu this application, marlced  ns exhibit "A" lo an allidavit of George W.  Woostcr sworn herein and duly filed:  And il is further ordered that said Granby  Consolidated Mining and Smelting- Conipanv,  Limited, .lud tho l Iran by Consolidated fining,  SiiieltiugaudTower Company. Limited, be at  liberty in lile or deposit the same map or plan  us amende I in ihe Laud Registry office at the  Citv of Kamloops aforesaid, and'that tht? Regis  trai-of Titles at tlie said Laud Kegistry office  do forthwith aft'.'r tlie expiration of the'period  hereinafter ineiiiionud, which application may  be made to set aside this order, amended and  alutrsaiil registered map or numbered sixty, 60,  in said Laud Registry ollice iu accordance with  lliis order:  Aud il is further ordered thai a copy of this  order be inserted once a week for tour cousecti-  tiVo weeks in the lioundary Creek Times, published at Creeii wood, in tlie district in which  Ilu; slid hinds mentioned in tbe said plan are  siiuale:  And il is fnrlher ordered that any person or  persons; linn or lirms, corporation or corporations, interested in the subject matter of thii  order may be al liberty to move before A judge  of this Ci'uiri in Cliniuiier.su> set aside thiaorder  :u any lime, within one month from tbe first  publication hereof as aforesaid.  CORDON HUNTER,  janMl C.   J.  MINERAL ACT.  Certificate of Improvements.  Norrcrc.  Mak'Siiai.i.,   Maiisiiai.i.   Fraction.     Littxk  As'nir. Litti.k  I'Botvx Mineral   Claim*,c  situaie iu  the t'ireeuwood Mining Division  of Yale Disiiict.  Where located���Iu Greenwood  camp,  al   ihe   head  of   Providence  creeli.  TA KB N'OTiCR that I, Sydney M. Johnson,  acting   as agent   for   James    McNully,     Free  'Miner's Ceriilicate No. 1J55171, John Bresnalian,  Free   Miner's   Certiiicate   No.   HS02US,    t>anle:  I'.resnahaii. Kree Miner's Certilicaie No. BSsl'O,  and Thimias Clark, Free Miner's Certificate No.  Il.v>2'">. intend,  siMy days from the date here-  oLto apply'to-the-'Miniiig- recorder~for-Cert;-���  licates of iiiiprovemiMils, forthe purpose of obtaining Crown r.rauts of the above, claims.  And furl her take milieu tliat action, under  si-i-liou r<T, iuiisi.be eon;nieiiced before the issuance of i-ticli Cc.t tilicate *if Improvement��.  Iialed tli'e. 2Jnd duv of January, A. to. 1904.  apl SYhNliV   M. JOHNSON.  TRANSFER OF LICENSE  Notice is hereby given ihat.% days after date  i itiienil lo applv lo tlie lloard of Licence Com-  luissiimes for the City of Greenwood for a  i;ao>.f,-i of the liijiiui- liseuco now held by me  lo Pt.npure niid Mc\'i'dir',i for the premise*  i.noivii :is ilu- Ladysuiilh Hotel siiuale iu Block  "1 ���"  in  ilie   I-'ishi'-r  addition  to   liie   City  of  l.leelMV.111,1.  Hated iliis i-ib dav of 1-Ybrunrv, 19IH.  LOUIS KOKSCHNKK.  THE RUSSELL-LAW-CAIXIFIELD  via Sou Pacific Lino,St. Paul  Chicago and all II. S. points.  S. S. Service From  Vancouver  to  ALASKA, JAPAN.  CHINA.   IIA'.YAII.  A 1'SYR A LI A  Tbruiiirh I'ook-ings to ICnglai'd  atnl   iin-  t'oii  tinen't via all S. S. lim-  I'or complete inforinnti-iii ami f'.irtli-  or particnlais   apply lo local nt-ronis or  I      K.  R.  REDPATH.  .w.-nt.  I (rrcenwood.  IE. .1. COYLE. J. S. CAT1-.K.  j     A.li H.A.. Vancouver I'T.A. Nelf.un  Certificate of Improvements.  s'lirna:.  lllC.m.AXIi MAY.   THI'NDKK    MILL and  c.iiLUKN  N'l'C.c.I'.TT Mineral Claim* situate in the Cr.'i-iiwoiul Mining Division of Yale  i'i-ii-ii-1.     Wheie    located:     Ou    Horseshoe  .Mountain n--.ii- Silver Dollar Claim.  TAKI'. Vi'l'ICI-; thiii I.  Sydney M. Johnson,  I-'iee   Miuei's   Cci lilii'aie     Xo.      1541751,     in-  tend -.i.\tv   days lioni the date Iiereof, to apply  tothe   Mining  recorder  for a certiiicate of Im.  jiroviiiieui-.   tor   the   purpose  of   obtaining a  crown l.r.nits ol ihe above claims  Aim! fnrlher  take  notice that action,  under  section Ti. must  he commenced before the is-  suaiiiv id such certificate of Improvements.  P.iieii ibis 1st dav of November, A. I). 1903.  Ap20 SIDNKV M.  JOUNSON.  An   Attack of Pneumonia Warded off  "Smite titiu' :i}fo my daughter oaugbt  a seven'cold.    Slit: complained of pains  in liereiiest and a  bad cough.    I   pave  hi.-r ('lKiii'l)t't Iain's Coupli Remedy ao~  .-.-��-u-��lIiijh" to ilircctioiis and  in two  days  vh<> was well and ahle  to  go to school.  1 have ti.-ivl lliis n-ntedy in my   faiuily  for tin: past seven years ami have never  known i: I" fail." says James Prender-  yast. nii'ir.liaut, Aimato Flay, Jamaica,  WY-.s! iiiiliti Uiands.    The pains in the  ��� sliest indicated an   aj>proachinij attack  ; 'if pneumonia, which   in   litis   instance  i was mui'iiihleiMy vs arded off by   Cham-  ; I'l-riaiti'^  i'c.ii-h K'etnedy.    Tt  cotinter-  i arts  a:iv    trniiiM-.cy  of   a  cold  toward  i ]iiiem;ioni;i.    lo.r sstlc by  J.   L.   White  j Oi ���;���;:!v.-vod and A. F. TlitAnas Midway, BOUNDARY   CREEK   TIMES.  ) 00-0<>-0-CKH>00-0-0<M>0<>0<KK>^^ (  AN  SYSTEM !sab��5tbue  r ���!>.*������������ rin^nfliri*��*m  Somewhere near Tlianks#yivino' or Christmas perhaps von  ale too tmich   and   started   thing's   g'oing   wrong-.    If you are suffering- the  result   now   with   bad   blood,    slug-g-isli   liver,   boils,    no   appetite,  poor sleep,   headaches,   etc,,  take a word of warning- and get your  system in g'ood condition before spring- sets in  ���BY USING-  PERFECT TONIC BITTERS  QUININE IRON AND WINE  A Reconstructive Tonic and Stimulant  CELERY NERVE TONIC  Containing:   Cascara, Burdock and A Reconstructive Tonic and Stimulant The Best Remedy For all Diseases  Celery _ Of the .greatest value���It promotes di.ges- ,     Of  the   Nerves  Which   restores   vitality,     purities    the tion, improves the appetite and,g-ives tone A  powerful alterative   and diuretic.    It  blood and assists anabolisra or upbuilding and'energ-v to the whole system* is a Tonic and Blood Builder.  of the system.        RRIOE $1.00 PRICE 50, 75, AND Sf.OO PRICE ShOO  AT-  DRUGGISTS ^W^f JDLJL1C���3     JDM^CZ^fisft*     C0R* GREENW00D AND COPPER  00<X><X><>000<XK>000<K>000<X><K)0000<KK>0<^ >CK>OCKKH>CK>CK><>0O-C -0<><><30<><K>0<>000<>0<><>06<>0<K>0<Xr  AROUND GREENWOOD  Items of interest recorded by The Times  Reporter during' the  past week.     :     :���   :     :  Grand Fon-cs has   found   that   municipal   ownership  of  :t   team for public, i  work, after a year's tost, is an iniproli- I  table investment, ami sold Ilie same.  The city of Grand Forks has decided  to put in electric meters.  Editor    Wilcox,     of     Ihe     I'lineuix  Pioneer, was in town Tuesday.  Another story is beinir put ou the , 'pWf, phoenix miners, Martin Shea  Victoria hotel building-, .on Copper j illu| lru McCoici. or Phoenix, have  street. I gone  lo  Cnnauea,   Old   Merico, to Iry  Attorney   I1'.  P.   Eckstein, of Grand | their   luck   in   mining    iu  a   warmer  Forks, was in the city   Wednesday, on j climate,  legal business.  DR. MATHISON  DENTIST  N.'ule.ii-Flnoil  Itlnrlc. nivt-iiwnrut. IJ. C  King Rees, accountant with P.  Hums & Co., has moved his family  from Phoenix lo Greenwood.  Dr. Joint Westwood of Grand  Forks  having- moved to Coleman   in  Alberta,  thus vacating the ollice of coroner. The  govern ment   has  appointed   Dr. C. M.  Owing   to   lack  of smelter demands, , Kinffston to till the vacancy,  the Athelstan is now shipping  only  a j  car   a   dav,   instead    of   two  cars  as i     The   Greenwood-Grand    Forks stage  formerly.  Ex-mayor M. Burrell. of Grand Forks  and Judge Williams of Phoenix, were  in the city Tuesday and Wednesday.  Mr. Burrell is the Conservative nominee for Yale-Cariboo.  Duncan Ross, Liberal nominee for  Yale-Cariboo, left for the  coast.  Tues-  line is doing a good business,  apparently. Owing to drifting snows,  the roads are very sidling, and occasionally the passengers, seven to ten  in numbers, are ducked in the beautiful by an upset.  Mr.  Grieger,  formerly   managei   of  the Greenweod   Liquor company,  left  dav, accompanied bv Mrs. Koss. It is ! Greenwood this week, accompanied by  Mr. Ross' inteution'to make a tour of! h_��� f:lnlil-v' for a lriP :1S breast ��s  the. constituency before  bis  return   to  Greenwood, which will consume several  weeks' time.  $5.00 REWARD���Strayed or Stolen  from the Arling ton hotel. Greenwood,  a silver colored bitch, wearitiff collar  _witlf"'ifaWe"Tf*^er"~i^iy61ie"reTainiii^  the dog after this publication will be  proAecuted,   John Holmes.  Chicago. After visiting various places  in the east, he will return west to San  Francisco, where it is his intention to  take up permanent residence.  C.   H.   Fair of P.   W. George # Co ,  last    week   received   the  news of the  death-of"his- eldest" brotheiv-Arthur  couples enjoyingthe numerous daricesT  The excellent music was furnished by  Mrs.Olliver, pianist; John Greiifell.cor  When the snow is wet and heavy, a  game at snowballing is a pleasant  passtiuic for the boys, and is an innocent amusement, but: when you are  hurrying along the streets with Igtcat  thoughts touching the serious business  or political or scien title problems of the  dav in full, possession of your mind,  and you stop one or more of these hard  snowballs with your ear, your nose, or  your eve, its a horse of another color.  The boys should think nf this, and not  make it unpleasant for pedestrians to  pass the public school building. You  know, boys, the principal would re-  premaud you if he knew you were  doing this.  The annual ball given by Greenwood  Miners' Union No. 22, VV. M. of F.. in  the aditoriuin, Monday night, was a  most  successful  affair,   fifty  or  more  Fair,   a   prominent   business   man   of  I Collingwood, Ont.    The deceased was  I ill for only a few days, a paralytic  Those of our theatregoers who some j stroke having been the immediate  time ago laughed heartily over "What [ catlse 0f death.  Happened to Jones" are now to be  given an opportunity of hearing "Why  Smith Left Home," the tale of which,  as related by the same author, Mr.  Broadliursi, is equally humorous. The  company returning to us with the  "Smith" comedy is the same high  ;grade organization managed by Mr.  C. P. Walker, which gave us the  "Jones'' production. Critics of both  London aud New York have unhesitatingly declared thai of all the American farces, "Why Smith Lett Home"  is the best. That the public seems Io  agree in this verdict is evidenced by  the fact that on both sides of the  water, in the chief theatres, it enjoyed  an almost unprecedented run. The  company comes to us on Monday,  February 29th.  John R. Hrown, M. L. A., returned  from Victoria Monday night. He  looks none the worse for hi.s brief association with, the legislative solons in  the capilal city. In another column of  this issue will be found some ol his  views as expressed to a Times reporter,  regarding matters governmental and  political.  nctist, and Frank Engbaum, violinist.  The palatable supper was provided ny  the ladies ol" the Catholic church, the  proceeds netting between $60-anti $70.  The lloor committee, consisting of  Murdock McMillan, Dan McGillis, Geo.  McDonald and Stewart Enibree are  given much credit fortlieefticient manner in which they directed the floor  movements.  Dr. .1. II. King. M. I,. A., for Cran-  i brook, came in this week with our  j member, J. K. Brown,   from   Victoria,  g ___THE AGENCY FOR   =3  okesman Review I  ��^ formerly held  by IT. A. King- & Co. has been ^3  JET placed witli us bv the publishers.    The paper, 3  |~ as heretofore,  will be delivered, immediately ^5  ����: the evening- of arrival, iu the business portion z��  S~i of the city at $1.00 per month. ^5  g RRMEMBER that the  War Reports are un- 3s  g~ surpassed by any daily paper in the world. ~2  52: Your patronage for the Spokesman  Review is ZZS  2~ re peet ful hr solicited. ^2  ���"���" ' ���"���MS  | Smith & McRae's, |  Sr Books, Wall Paper, Photo Supplies.   'Phone 34. 3  ��F  Copper Street, - GREENWOOD, B. C.   g  ��#���� #*���������� ��ft<mft��ft��ft��ftS4��ftft��ftftfti��*o��ft��ftft<H��fttt#��#ftft����ftft&a  * . ft  ft ft  Just for a Change  Some Lake Winnipeg  ��~w\.  At all Our Markets  where they had been in attendance al  the recent session of the legislature.  The Dr. thought as long us he \v;is in  .food company he would run over into  Mr. C. I\ Walker's well balanced  comedy company, which litis been on  a trip to the Pacific coast, presenting  "What Happened lo Jones" i.s now returning with Mr. Ilroadhurst's equally i ,|l0 p���,undary and see what the country  funny conception, "Why Smith LeO i linked like in these latter days. In  Home." This company will appear i company with Walter Keith he visited  here on February 2lJth. I ,|���.   (.ireeuwood   and    Boundary   Kails  A band of   uniformed   Salvationists, j smelters and the Mother Lode mine,  musicians   and    songsters,    will    hold |     John   Campbell,   blacksmith   al.  the  It. A. King, the stationer,   has   gone   special   meetings   m   the Presbyterian I Granby   mines,   aud    Miss    Edith   F.  P.Burns & Co.  stsusa ss-s ���� ��*��������#��*��*��#**�� ��:*sft��ftft��ftftft��ftft����ftft��ft����ft��ft)Sftft  THE OLD   RELIABLE  MEAT CO.     Phone 2  ft  ��  ��  ft  ��  ��  ft  ft  ft  ft  ft  ft  ft  ft  ��  ��  ft  ft  ft.  ft"  ft  ft  ��  ft  ft  ft  ft  ft  ft  ��  ft  ��  a  ft  ��  9  ft��  -**%#&,: THE :���&&*-  Copper Street.  to Chicago to accept a position which  had been offered him some time ago.  He left his business affairs here in the  bands of W. G. Gaunce first in the interest ofrenl demauds.il i.s said that at  church   aud   Eagle   Hall   on  Saturday I-Richards,   youngest   daughter   of  Mr.  and Sunday, February 27 and 28. The  Salvationists are from the Armv headquarters in Spokane. Thev are making  a  short   visit   to each place along  one  time  Mr.   King carried liabilities I the  line,   but   it   is prossible they mav  amounting'to nearly Sl'��,UuO,   but   that I return   later   for   a: series  of meetings  he struggled along against great odd  until he reduced this indebtedness to  something like 32,000, and could he  have disposed of his stock iy trade  would have, paid all claimsa gainst him  previous to his departure. However,  the position he went east to fill could  be kept open no longer, and his business here having virtually worn itself  out, hececided to take the step he did.  Air. King is highly respected among  our citizens,   and   it    is   believed  the  .1  lasting over a week or two,   which will j wood this week  and Mrs. Thomas Richards, of Phoenix, were married on Monday evening  in that city, at the residence of the  popular young bride's parents. Rev.  JO. C. W. MacColl officiating. Tbe  groom with his bride visited in  Green-  take the form of an old-time revival j ��. ]j. Mortimer, the Phoenix real  campaign, The party is composed of j ,,state alkl insurance man, was in the  Ensign   Sheard,   vocal   and   musician: | c;iv n,js Week.  Canlain Leggott, from Toronto, Ont., !  a musical wonder and soloist; Lieut.  McMillan of the provincial headquarters staff, musician and soloist; and  Ac ling-Lieut. Corbctl, also a musician  and soloist. The party will be assisied  by Capt. Jessie Long while here.  Brass, reed,   and stringed instruments  goods and wares left iu Mr. Gaunee's-j will be used in the meetings. Sattir-i  charge, can they be disposed of at a i day night in the Presbyterian church  reasonable figure, will realize sufficient j will be devoted tn a musical festival,  to liquidate, or nearly so, all claims and judging by Ilie v'i'cal and instru-  against hiin. When one is compelled j mental talent in the band, a genuine  to quit business, Ice has to, that's all.       treat is in store for those  who attend  The dance given every Friday evening-at the Eagles' hall, will doubtless  often prove an enjoyable riceasion to  many.  I). Murray i.s back from a visit iu  the Nicola valley with his brother, who  is ranching in that section.  Win. Fleming, the drayman, was in  Revelstoke this week, where he was  called by telegram ou account of the  serious illness of his brother.  A fresh supply of choice candies received at Munroe's this weelt.  OPEN DAY AND NIGHT.  fs3'  MKAI..S   AT  Al.l.   IIOUKS  PKIVATlv   UDOMS   I'O K   1.A1MKS.  ��.��>  W  Charles R. cPittock,  TKY   OUR   COKFJCH  ^ropr.  ^���^^������C^Iw***��^*^*^**C^*^  DEALERS IN  I FDKJIT  V   copper:street,  J  +?%,  CARPETS, I  LINOLEUMS, ETC.  GHtiSNWdOli.    x  1 Times is  Ji ii

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