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Boundary Creek Times Mar 3, 1911

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Array VOL. "15  GREENWOOD,   B. C,   FRIDAY, MARCH 3, 1911.  I  See Our Window for  SHOE  We have every kind and size  both men and boys.  RosscIl-Law-CaolMd Compy  Hardware, Crockery, Groceries, Men's and Boy's Goods  GREENWOOD, EG  SPOKANE MINERS  DIG MIDWAY COAL  No. t*  WESTBRIDGE  maaaaamm  We are Offering Snaps in  FURNITURE,      CARPETS,      LINOLEUM  BEDS AND BEDDING.  Previous to our annual stocktaking.  NO TROUBLE  TO  SHOW GOODS  *>  Everything in the Furniture Line.  T. M. Gulley & Co.  HOUSE FURNISHERS -   -   Phone 27  P. BURNS & CO.  Wholesale and Retail Dealers in  Fresh Oysters, Fish and Dressed Poultry  Beef Mutton, Veal and Pork, all choice  stock perfectly fresh. We cannot fail  to please you.   Call or Phone.  Copper Street, Greenwood, B. C.  Dusky diamonds will be duo- all tlie year 'round and  for many years in the property of the Midway Coal &  Coke company, by the calculation of the operators, it  having-been found that the estate is underlaid with-nine  seams, each of which promises a tonnage that appears to  be almost inexhaustible.  The Midway Coal ct Coke company is the last born of  corporations that have acquired a slice of the carbon belt  marking the British Columbia side of the international  line for twelve miles. Its possessions, comprised of 320  surface acres and 3200 acres in addition on which mineral  rights are held, lie between and near the property of the  Myers Creek Coal & Coke com pan}' and the Boundary  Mining- & Exploration company, scenes of energetic development.  High grade bituminous coal is found in the upper  seams and a semi-anthracite at depth. Free from sulphur  and iron it yields no clinkers. Its coking qualities are described as excellent and the development of a high grade  blacksmith carbon, such as found in Pennsylvania, is anticipated. Having-physical conditions like its better developed neig-hbors, the Midway is expected to become  equally as responsive. It has been examined by R. E.  Raven of London, S. Pickehnann of New York, Archibald  Burnett of the British Columbia Copper company and  Thomas L. Brophy of Spokane, who are reported to have  gathered favorable impressions of its possibilities.  Among those identified with the "company are W. P.  Boettcher, president; A. H. Noyes, secretary; D. H. McLean, treasurer, of Spokane, who. with Fred Keiser of  Wenatchee, are. directors. The company is capitalized  for $1,500,000, shares having- a par value of $1 each.  Has Seven Living Wives  The authorities in Canada  and  the  United   States   are   looking;  for Bertram S. de la lMeulre. alias!  Bertram Smith, soldier off..riunei A Town of Many  Woilder-  traveller and linguist, who is now < ftl| Tiling's t.0 See.  a fugitive from justice,   charged ;  with   wholesale    bigamy,  Smith |  has,   at  least seven wives living, i  There names and addresses anas follows:    No. 1   Mrs.   Lucy S.  Smith, of  St.   Thomas,' Canada;  No. 2, Frances Downs, of  Atlanta, Ga.;No. 3, Blanche   Hall,   of  Bryan, Texas; Nos. 4 and S, residents of Cuha; No. (> IVfiss Muller,  of  Hollywood;   and   No.   7, Mrs.  Charlotte Pounder, of  the  Hotel  Burlington, Ninth   and   Burling  ton streets, Los Angeles, who be  V (;  THE FREMONT MINE MAKES  AN EXCELLENT ORE SHOWING  i  to  TO HOUSEHOLDERS  We offer the fnest butter made  which  is  "GOLD   COIN,"  50 cents per pound  JAYNfcb, GROCER  Greenwood-Phoenix Stage Line  Leaves Greenwood Daily at   3 p. m.  Arrives Greenwood Daily at 10 a. m.  GREENWOOD  OFFICE:    L-   L.   MATTHEWS'  CIGAR  STORE  Prompt attention to Express arid Freight.  H. M. LAING, Pro.  Having dug oat proof of stoping- ground in a drift  run into ore at a depth of 40 feet, the Freemont mining  company will now proceed to pull out profits from the  70-foot level.  The shoot has a width of six to twelve inches in the  40-foot level, twelve to eighteen inches in the 70-foot  levels, and values that range from $100 to $200 in silver  and lead to the ton. Persistency of the shoot has been  proven to a depth of 205 feet in the shaft, and by short  drifts run out at intermediate depths where the maximum  width is two feet,  Upward of 15 tons of ore has beeri removed in the  course of the investigation, and this, with that to be  drawn from the stope at the 70-foot depth, will comprise  the first car load to be sent to the  smelter in a few days.  Assurance of the profit that will accrue from these  movements has been obtained from the marketing of  neighbors, among them the EJlkhorn, which obtained $50,-  000 in the first year of its shipments, which began at  grass roots, and ten or more others having records of  $30,000 to $750,000 to date.  It is calculated officially that the E}lk Freemont com'  pany may move 30 tons a week, and that the yield per  ton, after freight and treatment charges are deducted,  will be $()0 a ton. J. H. Smith, superintendent of the  mine, says that all is in readiness to begin operations on  the second level. Production can begin within a month.  The property is well equipped with machinery,  THE MEXICAN GOVERNMENT  SMILES ON BOXING CONTESTS  came Mrs. Herbert Smith on Jan.  8th in San Fraacisco.  It is believed that Smith has  other wives living in the United  States and Europe. Two ot the  women who admit that they have  been married to Smith have indicated their willingness to become witnesses against him id  the event that he is taken into  custody. Four others have notified the officers that they do not  desire to press a prosecution  against him.  Bert or Herbert Smith was born  in St. Thomas forty yeais'ago of  well-to-do   parents.    His   father  died,   leaving   him   considerable  money.    His   . mother     married  again,    and   still    lives   in  St.  Thomas.    Herbert   Smith     was  well   educated,   and   married    a  wealthy girl in Brantford twenty  years   ago.    He   spent    all   her  money and spoiled her life.    She  left him eight years ago,   when  they  were living in   St.   Louis.  Mo.    She came  to   St. Thomas,  and lives there with ��� hisjmother,  and is known  as Mrs.   Lucy S  Smith.    Herbert or Bert Smith is  a   lecturer   by   occupation,  and  when   last   heard   from   by his  friends was in New Orleans.    After Smith's marriage in Bradttord  he   was  tried for bigamy  before  Judge Hardy, but was acquitted.  Tebecee Paints a Rosy Hue  of the Village by the  Suspension Bridge  Permission to hold boxing contests at Tia Juana, just  across the Mexican border from San Diego, has been given  to Louis Blot, the San  Francisco fight  promoter, according to announcement.    Blot chose  the site to hold finish  contests.    He proposes to  stage five or six of these each  year.    With the   necessary permission   signed and sealed  by the Mexican governor. Blot will be master of  the prize  fight situation for   finished   contests.    He   now  has three  j contests in view,    The  first of these is  a Moran-Wolgast  j match for the lightweight crown.    The other two are between Sam Langford and  Jack Johnson   and Al Kaufman  | and the negro champion.  The City Council.  The regular meeting of the  City Council took place ou Feb.  27th, all the members present.  Minutes of former meeting ap-  provedvand passed.  The annual membership fees  due tbe Union of Canadian Municipalities was ordered to be  paid.  Finance commute reported fol-  lowing-accounts due and correct:  Ledge, $20.0U; Nelson News, 320.-  00; B. C. Times, $3.00. Ordered  to be paid.  The street committee was requested to furnish and estimate  of the plank required for sidewalks for year.  Moved by Aid. NfcCreatb, sec.  by Aid. Buckless, that a committee be appointed to go  thoroughly into the cost of installing a pumping station. Committee appointed were Aids. McCreath and McKee.  Moved by Aid. McLaine. sec.  ly Aid. McKee, that Mr. Garland  be billed for water rate for 1.3  bouses for the past six months.  Carried.  Council adjourned.  The first object  which attracts  the eve nf the traveller   as ho approaches the town of Westbridge  is the  bridge, from   which Wi-st-  bridgt-   derives   its   name.    The  residents are  justlv proud of this  colossal   structure   in   wood   and  iron, a   triumph   of  utility   combined with   art;   indeed, in  these  qualities   it   has  been   favorably  compared with the famous Brooklyn bridge ot New York. Visitors  from   that   city   are wont  to declare that if anything they rather  prefer the bridge over tbe   West  Fork to that of  their native city.  Beneath   it   flow   the  turbulent  waters of  the  Kettle river, concerning which it has been justly  said,    "Drink   but  once   of   the  waters of the  Kettle,   and  to  it  you shall always return."    Turning sharp to  the left we ascend  the  hill   approaching the  town,  traversing the road cut from the  side   of   the   mountain   by  that  prince of engineers, Wm. Middle-  ton, and  after five  minutes find  ourselves face  to  face with  the  Hotel   Westbridge.     Canadians  are fond ot boasting���and rightly  ���of the   splendor and magnificence of their hotels.   Some declare that the Queen's oi Toronto is the only hotel; others swear  by the Empress of Victoria. Yes,  my friend,   but   have   you  ever  seen the Hotel Westbridge?   If  not,   you  are  totally unqualified  to judge  as to  the merits of the  case.    It is built  in early colonial  style, of logs, and  when we  sav that the plans were drawn by  that architect  of  architects, Mr.  John McKenzie, who shall  dare  to raise his voice in criticism?  The front of this magnificent  structure faces onta Main street,  while the rear windows command  a magnificent view over the river  and other objects of interest in  the foreground.  On entering the building, the  ear is at once struck by the  strains of music proceeding from  the sitting room. This, indeed,  is one of the features of this hotel. Mr. Alex Hardy, the capable manager of the musical department, is wont to boast thai  from sunrise to sunset the sounds  of music never cease in the hotel.  Can any other hotel in Canada  make the same boast?  Opening off   from  the spacious  reading   room   are    two   rooms  which, in a sense, may be said to  have some  connection  with each  other.    One is the suite of Kiula v  McDonald, the  well   known mad  expert,  which   is reserved   exclusively for him  on   his  periodical  visits to the hotel; the other mom  is the   bar.    But. however   much  one would   wish  it, space forbids  us to harp forever on   the "lories  of  this   veritable   palace, so \  will pass regretfully on  to vish  what is known on the Westbridge  Stock Rxrhangp as "No. 2 Main  Street."  Il is just possible that there exists a few people to whom this  familiar ro^no't'en will mean  nothing. 'I'n such, iheii, we sup-  lily the following particular.-:  Tliis mansion is the combined  residence of Mr. K, II. Smith.  the limber plutocrat, and Mr. .1.  Thompson, ol Hardy, Thompson  & Co., the Timothy lCatou nf  Westbridge. Should the visitor  be fortunate enough to gain tbeen tree to thi* residence, a !��>ur of  inspection 'round the hou-e will  more than repav htm. l'a���ong  on we stand aghast befiie I Iir  Postoffice.  Never need the Liberal parly  in Canada fear for tbe loyalty ol*  Westbridge. The government  would seem to have taken a particular interest in this town, and  as a direct result of tin's have  erected a building vbich. for  superb design, for m Munificence  of structure, and for a certain  reckless prodigality in material,  will stand as a lasting monument  to the greatness aad generosity  of the Liberal government until  the fall of its last rafter. Ke-  luctantly removing our eyes from  this building, we pass on to the  vast emporium of Hardy. Thompson & Co., the Uncle Timothy's  of Westbridge.  It is a   matter  of  remark that,  ever jealous of successful rivals  neither T,  Eaton, nor Simpson  have seen fit to set up a branch  establishment   in   opposition   to  the local firm.    But the fact that  they have not seen fit to do so, is  a lasting   testimony to the popularity of Messrs. Hardv & Thompson, tbeir   fair  dealing  and   fair  prices being one of   tbe boasts ot  the town.    For  the   purpose   of  this guide,   the  author   made an  attempt to   secute   an   interview  with the members of  the   liitn lo  discuss the   trade   prospects   but  met   with    small   success.      Mr.  Thompson    was,    unfortunately,  busy, so a.  conversation   was  attempted   with   Mr. Hardy.    This  gentleman's speech   was so cryptic, interlarded as it   was. by references   to  the   characteristics if  bulls and heifers, that the author  was reluctantly compelled   to believe   that   his   mind   had   been  temporarily unhinged owing lo a  rise in the price of beef.  Emerging   from  the   building,  the nest edifice to compel  our attention is  *'(!.ipeiihagen  House."  Teheckk.  (To be continued, i  Sharks Delay Ships.  Sharks delayed the progress of  the Royal Mail steamship Mari-  m;i. winch arrived at l'ort Lim-  011, CoHta Rica recently. For  three days it drifted idle and  helpless because of a school of  about 25 man-caters that hovered  about ber stern. During a storm  a i|iiautily of rope on the after-  deck was washed overboard and  became hopeless! v tangled in the  propeller.  Sir Edmund Walker sees no  danger of annexation when the  bank which he controls sweeps  in the savings of the farmers and  uses these in connection with  profitable speculations in the  New York stock market. Why  then should there be danger of  annexation when these same farmers, whose savings he uses in a.  foreign market, sell their barley  and dairy products in tbe same  market?  ^  CP*  CP*  CP*  CP*  CP*\  z=<  CP*  CP*  CP*  CP*  *=��  CP*  CP*  CP*  CP*  Or*  CP*  ..Bank of Montreal..  ESTABLISHED 1817-   Rest..  $12,000,000.  Capital, all paid np,'$14,400,000.  UNDIVIDED   PROFITS   S96l.789.il  Hon. Pxeaidtot:    L,"Ku SfarHccNA and Mokvt kot��i��� C c. M. (I.  President:     R.I",.    Amii'sKmi.  Vi��-Hre��ideul ami licuetal Mjua��er:    Sik E. S. Ci.ocstun. IIjki  All Th.  Principal    .     JJW    ^     CNCagO.  milrivtal  J ii  Branches in London. Eng.  , aii,s ,��� <.���,,���,.  Buy  aud sell hi-rlim�� K'<i'h;nnfe> and Ca 1>1#* TraiiM'rr* : firjn  Travellers* CrnlU    .iv.ulaJlc ��.i .mv ik<m%��i tlie world.  SAVINGS BANK DEPARTMENT  luli'rcst al!'xvi-<l at current rati-s  Greenwood Branch,    W. F. PROCTOR. Manager.  :;;  ...  ��������  **��  "���=2  *4  i=2  1  Mismiam ; . . ���������.-��� I_  SO��SCRIPTIONS IN ADVANCE.  Pbr Ysak .:    2 00  Six Mouths  1 25  To FOKXIQH COOWTKIBS 2 50  Face Sores and Eruptions  Zam-Buk Will Quickly Heal  Friday, March 3 1911  AT THE OLD GAME.  Reciprocity bas given the ranters and tau titers another opportunity to wave the old flag for political party purposes. It is the  old game and the old trick, but  it must tail, as it always has, because it is not founded on fact.  Those newspapers opposing reciprocity with the United States,  true to their monopolistic instincts, claim lor their party all  the loyalty and th�� others they  condemn as traitorr, ready to sell  their country lor a trifle. No  right minded citizen or honorable Canadian would accuse his  fellow subjects of disloyalty because they desired freer trade  with their neighbors, loyalty  is not based on dollars and cents,  nor upon any considerations of  free and fair trade in which both  countries give and receive value  for concessions agreed upon and  assented to. Loyalty springs  from the soul, from love of home  and country, and the editor who  accuses others of placing a price  on their loyalty is himself guilty  ..!' that same thing, for it  must be in bis heart or he would  not have uttered it. Like the  Pharisee of old, 'holier than  thou,' so the prating loyalist who  Haunts the flag on ever so slight  pretex���he is not to be trusted  alone near a hen roost on a dark  night.- -Similkameen Star.  The approach of Spring finds many  people with unsightly face sores,  eruptions, boils, etc. In this connection Zam-Buk is invaluable. An  illustration of the way in which it cures  even the most serious and chronic  cases of eruptions, sores and ulcers, is  provided by Mr. R H. Barker, of  Glencairn, Ont.    He says:  "1 never could have believed that  any remedy could cure so quickly and  at the same time so effectively as Zam-  Buk cured me. My face began to be  covered with a kind of rash, which  itched and irritated. This rash then  turned to sores, which discharged  freely and began t o spread- 1 first  tried one thing and then another, but  nothing seemed to do me much good,  and the eruption got worse and worse  until my face was just covered with  running sores.  "Apart from the pain (which was  very bad), my face was such a terrible  sight that 1 was not fit to go out.  This was my state when some one advised me to try Zam-Buk. I got a  supply, and within a week I could see  that the sores were rapidly healing.  A little longer, and Zam-Buk had  healed them completly, and my skin  was clear as if 1 had never had a sore.  We shall never again be without  Zam-Buk in the house."  Zam-Buk is unequalled for Spring  rashes, eruptions, children's sores,  scalp diseases, ringworm, ulcers, abscesses, eczema, tetter, piles, cuts,  bruises, and skin injuries and diseases  generally. All druggists and stores  sell at 50c. a box, or post free from  Zam-Buk Co., Toronto, for price.  Refuse harmful imitations. Zam-Buk  soap, which may be had from any  druggist at 25c. a tablet, should be  used instead of ordinary soap in all  cases  of eruptions and skin diseases.  MAKTEMNCE OF  DESERTED WIVES  Existing Act is Being Made  Stronger in Interest of  Women and Children  THE EAST AND WEST.  For one  reason or another people in the east have  an idea that  the  west  is,   as   :t   whole,   very  much in favor of reciprocity, and  it was with a feeling of pride and  no little astonishment that manufacturers   and   others   read   the  sentiments expressed   by Mr. Pat  Burns, tbe  Calgary   cattle king,  on the subject.    Mr.  Burns, as is  well known, is   probably the biggest man in  many ways the west  has produced.    He is  the owner  of thousands of head of cattle, of  large packing plants  at Calgary  and Vancouver, and  is an extensive trader in sheep, swine, poultry,   butter,   eggs   aud   kindred  products.    He   has   been   called  the Armour  of   Canada,   and  in  western Canada at  least,   where  he   operates something   like   76  distributing   bonnes    and   retail  stores, he deserves the name. Mr.  Burns   sa>s  reciprocity is   "not  dangerous"   to  his   business, but  he goes further and says that, no  matter what its  effect, he  would  be in favor of a pact which would  benefit   the   whole  couutry   and  not of one  which   might bring a  few tempnrarv  dollars  to  a certain class.    Mr. Burns spoke like  a patriot and he has many a follower in tbe west.  The   Canadian   Pacific   which  was one  the  great corporations  that wan  going to  be chewed up |  at both   ends   and   its   business  knocked   endways,   has unkindly  kept on increasing in value. This  the government press is not slow  to point out    As for the annexation talk everyone  knows what a  stew the country was  thrown in  to by Champ Clark's  hot talk at  Washington.   And even yet there  are many who  believe we can reciprocate and still be loyal to the  Empire.   The somewhat ironical motto.  "All this, too, will pass away,"  confronts the office of  a famous  police official in Montreal. It  carries very little comfort to the  criminal who stands on the brink  of a long separation from society  behind the grated windows of a  penitentiarv cell or purchance  stands in the shadow of the gallows, but it spells splendid significance to the man who is compelled to listen while the politicians rag and the partv press  howls one way or the other about  the evils or the benefits which  are sure to follow in tbe footsteps  ot the enactment now on the  boards.  It seems no use trying  to get  away from  it.    Reciprocity dogs  our every  footstep,   stares us in  the face when   we get up iu the  morning and is  the last thing on  our tongues or in our minds when  we go to   bed.    In   fact we  are  lucky if we do not dream  about  it.    The papers   are  full  of  it;  public  bodies are passing  resolutions about it, and  our   friends  pester us to say what   we  think  about it.    Tiresome  as the naval  discussion was, many  would welcome it back if it would rid us of  the present talk, talk, talk.  A bill consolidating and also  amending the acts respecting the  maintenance of wives deserted by  their husbands was introduced by  the attorney general. This is an  enlargement of the Deserted  Wives' Maintenance Act of 1901  A wife is to be deemed as deserted if she is living apart from  her husband because of his r -  peated assaults or other acts of  cruelty, or because of "his refusal or neglect, without sufficient  cause, to supply his wife and infant children (il any) with food,  clothing or oilier necessaries."1  No wife shall be entitled to the  benefit of t,he Act who is possessed, in her own righl, of separate property sufficient for the  maintenance of herself and infant children, or who is proved  to have committed adultery, unless the adultery has been condoned.  When a complaint is made and  the husband summoned a police  magistrate or justice of the peace  may hear the evidence, whether  the man obeys the summons or  not, and if he is satisfied that  there has been desertion within  the meaniug of the Act he may  order the payment of such weekly  [sum, not exceeding 820, as he  may consider to be in accordance  with the means oi the husband  and any means the wife may  have. The husband pays all  costs in any case. "Either paTty  may appeal to the couuty court  judge with this difference, that if  the husband appeals proceedings  on the order appealed from shall  not be stayed pending the appeal  and he shall pay all costs, aud if  the wife is the appellant no security for the cost of the appeal  shall be required.  In case of non-payment of any  sum ordered to be paid, and as  often as any payment is in arrears  the husband may be summoned  to show cause why he should not  be imprisoned for disobeying the  order, and may be sent to jail for  not more than 30 days. It will  be seen that' a recalcitrant husband can thus be kept in confinement practically indefinitely,  which no doubt, would bring him  to time. Garnishee proceedings  against any debtor of the husband is provided for.  While the Act ot 1<)01 is repealed any wife may take proceedings under the new Act for  the enforcement of any order or  for the recovery of any money  under an order made under the  provisions of tbe old Act.  Sale of Lots in Vancouver.  Lots I and 2. corner of Venables and Gordon drive; double  corner 66x122 feet; car line will  be through inside of six months;  good opening for a business corner; �� blocks from Hastings street,  church and school in close proximity; concrete sidewalks within  three blocks: streets irraded past  property. Price $4,500 cash or  on terms for $5,000; $1,250 down,  balance 6. 12 and 18 months al 7  per cent. Apply to K. J. Muir,  box 3, Greenwood, or C. E. McAllister, Sherman hotel, Vancouver.  For Sale at a Bargain���One  Solid Oak Show Case, also  One Solid Oak Hall Rack  -r  Fads for Weak Women  Will Build  You Up  and Make  You Strong  Old people, tired, weak,  run down people, delicate  children, frail mothers, and  those recovering from severe  illness, this is a fact.  Thousands of genuine testimonials from reliable people prove this claim, and to  further support the fact and  I with Mirror.   The Hunter'; 8C4"��4��4-����4'����������f4.4.4.4��4.4.4��4��-H>��4>K  prove our faith in what we   jKendrick Co., Ltd. i ��$, ttttlttttttttttti ��  say,  we   unhesitatingly  de  Nine-tenths ot all the sickness of women is due to some derangement or dt��-  ease of the organs distinctly feminine. Such sickness can be cured���is cured  every day by  Dr. Pierce's Favorite Prescription  It Makes Weak Women Strong,  Sink Women Well.  It nets directly on the organs affected'and is at the same time a general restorative to>iu;. for ihe whole system. It cures female complaint right in the privacy  of home. It t:r.ikes unnecessary the disagreeable questioning, examinations and  local treatment' so universally insisted upon by doctors, and so abhorrent to  every moilest woman.  We shall n<n particularize here as to the symptoms of  those peculiar   uliectio.is   incident to women, but those  wanting   full   in'*��rmution   ns   to    their   symptoms   and  means of |K>Mfi.vr: cure are referred to the People's Com- '���.�������  man Serine ,.VU-d'������'���������A Adviser��� IflOtt paj'-s, newly revii.ed    ^'.'-.\v  and up-ro-dati;  J\Hirion,  sent free on reeeirlt of  31   one-     vjsSur*  oe.T: slaivitis to river cost  of   mailing tmi'y; or. in   cloth  binding; for i,'! -;'-.,-i,---.  Add.-or-s Or. it. V. fierce, Ctil!V.Io, N. V.  clare that any one who will  try a bottle df VINOL will  have their money returned  without question if they are  not satisfied that it did them  good.  TO LET���Furnished hoime. centra My  located, moderate rent. Enquire of A.  L. White.   Dip; up your subscription to your  home paper���terms are in advance  Let us have it, please.  Coal and Oil Notice  .1. L White, Drujjgist, Greenwood   In,������ west so chains; ti.ence.iorti.ao  " .; . i  '    ���.'   ! chains, thence east 80 chains  to  point  | of commencement, containing MO acres  | more or less.  Notice is hereby (riven thai  30  days       Located   this,16th (lay of December,  from date I intend In apply totlie Chief I l'llll. A. H. Noyes,  Commissioner of Lands for a license j  to prospect for coal und petroleum on  the following described lands in the  Similkameen District: commencing at  a post planted at the northwest corner  Lot 422; thence west 80 chains; thence  south 80 chains; thence east HI) chains;  thence north 80 chains to point of commencement, containing f>40 acres more  or less.  Located  this  16th day of December,  1910. C. M. Kingston,:.  ' J. H. East, Agent.  Coal and Oil Notice  Notice is hereby given that 30 days  from date I intend to apply to the Chief  Commissioner of Lands for a license to  prospect, for coal and petroleum on the  following described land in the Similkameen District: commencing at a post  planted at the southwest corner of lot  2337; thence south 40 chains; thence  west 160 chains; thence north 40 chains;  thence east 160 chains to point of commencement, containing 640 acres more  or less.  Located this 15th day of December,  1910. James McArdle,  J. H, East, Agent.  J- H. East, Agent.  Coal and Oil Notice  Notice is hereby given that 30 days  from date I intend to apply tc the Chief  Commissioner of Lands for a license to  prospect for coal and petroleum on the  following described lands in the Similkameen District: commencing at a  post planted about 40 chains south of  the northwest corner of Lot 422: thence  south 80 chains; thence east 80 chains;  thence north 80 chains; thence west  80 chains to pointof commencement,  containing640acres more or less.  Locateo. this 15th day of December,  1910. Martha W. Kingston,  J. H. East, Agent.  t  Electric current supplied for Power, Lighting,  Heating and Ventilating. Power furnished  for Hoisting and air-compressing plants, with  absolute guarantee of o.itinuous povvir service  Get Our Rates. We Can Save You Money  +  ** * 4 * ���*> * ��* * 4.4. * 4.'jj'47+ 4.4*  Coal and Oil Notice  Notice is hereby given that 30 days  from date I intend to apply to the Chief  Commissioner of Lands for a license to  prospect for coal and petroleum on the  following described lands in the Similkameen District: commencing at a  post planted at the southeast corner of  pre-emption Lot 685, thence 80 chains  west;'thence 80 chains north; thence 80  chains east; thence 80 chains south to  point of commencement, containing  640 acres more or less.  Located, this 15th day of December,  1910. S. J. Miller,  J. H. East, Agent.  Coal and Oil Notice  Notice is hereby given that 30 days  from date I intend to apply to the Chief  Commissioner of Lands for a license to  prospectfor coal and petroleum on the  following described land in the Similkameen District: Commencing at a  post planted at the southwest corner of  pre emption lot 2337: thence east So  chains: thence north 80 chains; thence  west 80 chaius, thence 80 chains south  to point of commencement, containing  640 acres more or less.  Located this 14th day of December,  1910. W. F. Boettcher,  J. H. East, Agent.  Pacific Hotel  Gkieg & Morrison, Prop.  The Pacific is the Headquarters  for Commercial and Mining Men  Is steam-heated, electric lighted;  the rooms are large and cosy.  Tho big interests are well organized and can make their feelings known in very short order  throughout the length and  breadth of the land. They are  all  strongly against reciprocity.  They have thrown the full  weight of  their powerful organi-  Canada's Trade  In the first nine mouths of the  present fiscal year Ihe foreign  trade of Canada reached the record total of $557, W),(,22, which is  an increase of $b5,00<),0u0 owr  the corresponding period of last  year. This is wholly in imports  showing a falling off principally  in foreign goods. Exports oi  manufactures showed   a  substan-  Coal and Oil Notice  Notice is hereby given that 30 days  from date I intend to apply to theChief  Commissioner of Lands tor a license to  prospect for coal and petroleum on the  following described land in the Similkameen District: commencing at a post  at the southeast corner o'f Pre-emption  Lot 685, thence south 40 chains; thence  west 160 chains?, thence north 40 chains;  thence east 160 chains to point of commencement, containing 640 acres more  or less.  Located this 15th day of December,  1910. (r. M. Fripp,  J. H. East, Agent.  Coal and Oil Notice  Notice is hereby given that 30 days  from datt:I intend to apply to the Chief  Commissioner of Land and Works for  a license to prospect for coal and petroleum on the following described  lands in the Siinilk&nircn District:  commencing at a post planted at the  southeast corner of lot 424, thence east  SO chaio.s; thence north 80 chains;  thence west HI) chains; thence south to  point of commencement, containing  ��� )40 acres more less.  Located this 16th day of December,  1910. Frank L. Smith,  J. H. East, Agent.  Coal and Oil Notice  Notice is hereby given that 30 days  from date I intend to apply to the Chief  Commissioner of Lands for a- license  to prospect for coal and petroleum on  tbe following described land in the  Similkameen District; commencing at  a post planted at the northwest corner  of pre emption lot 684; thence ��west 40  chains: thence north 160chains; thence  east 40 chains; thence south 160 chains  to point of commencement.  Located this 15th day of December  1910. D. H. McLean,  J. H. East, Agent.  fhe Best Cuisine between  Winnipeg and the Coast.  r  GREENWOOD  and MIDWAY  ���^  Leaves   Greenwood at 7 a.m. to  connect with Spokane train; and  at2 p.m.  with Keremeos train.  J. McDonell/  ik  A  New Scale of Advertising.  The newspapers of Phoenix,  Grand Forks and Greenwood have  adopted the following scale of  prices for legal advertising for  the year 1911:  Application for liquor license,  30 days, $4,00.  Certificate of improvement notices, 60 days. $7.50.  Application to purchase land  notices, GO days, $7.50.  Delinquent Co-owner notices,  90 days, $10.00.  Water notices, 30 days, $15.00.  All other legal advertising not  included in the above, 12 cents  per single column line for the  first insertion and 8 cents a line  for each subsequent insertion.  Before you take your departure from  Greenwood subscribe for your home  paper, SI for six months, or $2 a yeat.  You will find it full of interest to you  wherever you are.  *? tv te *��� ip te tf t> ��r tP ��p ** *��� jp *��� jc K"  FRATERNAL SOCIETIES  zations into   the   battle  against tial increase; exports of farm pro-  the international agreement.  Money is no object and there is  very little doubt that a lavish  fund is at the disposal of those  wbo are making the welkin ring.  The vast majority of the people  have uo organization and are  very little heard from.  San Francisco Retail Clerks'  association has prepared a bill  which is to be submitted to the  lsgislature. This provides that  all drug stores shall be closed between 1 and 5 o'clock Sunday  afternoon.  MASONIC    -  Regular monthly meetings of Greenwood  Lodge No. 28, A. F. & M., are held on tbe first  Thursday of each mouth at Fraternity Halt,  Government street. Visiting brethren cordially  welcomed. J. A. RUSSELL, W. M. J. S. BIR-  N1U, Secretary.  1. 0. 0. F.  Ilounclary Valley Lodge Nn. 38, meets every  Tuesday eveniiiy at 8 p. iu. In the I. O. O Y  hall. <;HEY 1'ONl), N. G. WALTER MURRAY. V. (I. Win. PHILLIPS Rec. Sec. A  hearty welcome lo all vtnitin|f brothers.  KNIGHTS OF PYTHIAS  (Jreenwnnil Lodge, K. of I'., meets every  Wediie.sdav evening al H |i. ni. in K,l\ Hall.  J. HAl>I��'l'n��,ll, V. C. AUSTIN LOGAN, K.  of R'.anil S.    W.JOHNS, C. C.  W. F. IYI.  ('������eeUvvood Millers' Union No.22, meets every  Saturday evening in Union Hall, Copper street,  at 7:.1ll p. ni.. ami at Mother I,ode mine every  Friday evening at 7:30 p. ni. I.T.STKR M*r-  KF.NZIK, Se.-re la ry.  REBEKAHS  llreenwood Rebekah I.odire No. 1", I. O. O. Y.  ineeis first and third Monday* of each month  all. (I. O. F.Hall. MRS. AtlNKS Vl.KM-  INC..N. (1. MISSIS. BRYANT V. (1. KOIt  HRT UALCROW. Kec. Sec.  CO.,   I/T'D.  %  %  %  %  <*  lb  %  ���^ Saturday   last    sta^je    leaves  % Mother L,odet>p. iu.    Returning,  "% leaves Greenwood 10 p. tn,  % -    leaves Mother T^ode  9,30 a.  m.  6:30 p.  in.  Iyeaves Greenwood  2:00 p.   m.  8:30 p.   m.  Greenwood Office  %  % NORDEN    HOTEL 2  %?��� id* *S* w* J* *?��� w* w* ��3* *)��� Jr* tf* J" O* w* t9* J*  duce showed a slight decrease.  The Saskatchewan grain growers have endorsed the reciprocity  agreement, but they will have a  few grievances left. If the Government would be so obliging as  to build a few railways, erect terminal elevators, draw their wheat  to market and present every producer with an automobile that  would be about all for this season.  Do you owi the Boundary Creek  Times for your subscription? Your  paper label tell j the story. Bring it  in.    It will be very acceptable.  Coal and Oil Notice  Notice is hereby fjiven that 30 days  from date I intend to apply to theChief  Commissioner of Lands for a license to  prospect for coal-and petroleum on the  following lands in the Similkameen  District: commencing' at a post planted  at the southwest corner of Lot 424;  thence north 80 chains; thence east 80  chains; thence south 80 chains; thence  w?st 80 chains to point of commene-  ment, containing 640 acres more or  less. Located this 16th day of December, 1910. F. H. Kniffht,  J. H, East, Agent  AT THE CHURCHES  Coal and Oil Notice  Notice is hereby given that 30 days  from date I intend to apply to the Chief  Commissioner of Lands for a license  to prospect  for coal and petroleum on  Methodist ��� Rev. I. 13. Hibbert  will conduct servises in the Methodist  Churcli every Sunday. Morning, 11  a. m.; Sunday School, 3 p. m. Evening.  7:30,    Pkksbytekian���St. -Columba. Services will be conducted morning and  evening, 11 a. m. and 7.30 p. m. Sunday School 2.30 p. . m. Rev. J. A.  Petrio, minister.  'Anglican���St.     Jude's.     Services:  Holy Communion at 8:30 a. m., on 1st,  3rd, and 5th Sundays; Holy Commun-  ] ion at 8:30 a. m., 1st, 3rd  aiid 5th Sun-  i days;   morning   prayer   at  11   a.   tn.;  i evening prayer  at  7:30 p. m.; Sunday  | school at 2:30 p.   m.    Rev, F.  Jl.  Hilton, vicar.  PROFESSIONAL CARDS.  Catholic.���Church   of    the   Saered  Heart.���Divine service  1st,  thirdand  fourth Sunday in  each  month.    Holy  the  following  described   lands  in the : mass at 10 a. m.; vespers and benedic  /. H. HALLETT  Bakkistkk, Solicitor,  Notary Ptijlic.  Cable Address:       ���' Haixktt."  I Bedford M'Neill's  Conns < Moreio(f & Neal's  / Lelber's  Qassawooo, B.O.  C. AE. SHAW.  Dominion and Provincial  Land Surveyor,  Greenwood, B, O.  P. O. liox 57, Phone 32.  WILLIAM FLEMING.  TRANSFER DRAYING  Furniture Moving a Specialty.  Lenvo orders at Matthews'Cigar Store.  Similkameen District: commencing at  a post planted at the southeast corner  of   Lot   037:   thence   south SO  chains;  tion at 7:30 p. m.; Sunday school at  2:30 p.in. TCev. Fathfcr Lambart, pastor.  H. W. FARMER A CO.,  REAL ESTATE AGENTS,  Rock Crsek, B. C.  Copper  New Edition of the  COPPER HANDBOOK  Vol. VIII., issued May, 1909, contains  1,500 pages, with nearly 50 per cent,  more matter than the preceding edition.  The chapters with mine descriptions  and on statistics have been carefully  revised and the bulk of the matter  therein is  ENTIRELY NEW  There are 25 chapters.  Covering Copper History, Geology,  Geography, Chemistry, Mineralogy,  Mining, Milling, Leaching, Smelting,  Refining, Brands, Grades, Impurities,  Alloys, Uses, Substitutes,Terminology  Deposits by Districts, States.Countries  and Continents, Mines in Detail, Statistics of Production, Consumption,Imports, Exports, Finances, Dividends,  e!c.J  The Copper Handbook is concededly '  the  World's Standard Reference  Book on Copper.  The Copper Handbook contains, in  this new and greatly enlarged edition,  about 50 per cent, more matter than  the Bible���though not necessarily a  better book because of its great bulk.  It is rilled with FACTS of vital importance to.  THE INVESTOR  THE SPECULATOR  THE METALLURGIST  THE CONSUMER  THE MINER  Price is $5 in Buckram with gilt top,  or $7.50 in genuine full library morocco.  TERMS are most liberal. Send no  money, but order the book sent to you,  all carriage charges prepaid, oa one  week's approval, to be returned if unsatisfactory, or paid for if it suits. Can  you afford not to see the book and judge  for yourself of its value to you ?  WRITE NOW to the editor and publisher,  HORACE J. STEVENS  36, SHELDON BUILDING, HOUGHTON, MICH., U.S.A.  For Sewing Machine Needles and  Oil see A. L. White, the Stove and  Furniture man.    Phone 16.  SUBSCRIBE FOR THE  TIMES fill  Stops the Cough and Builds up the System  . y^^&iti^MZ,:^  .....       ....,  ... -;-:-cte  Larce bolUe 35 cents.  When you are all "run down"  you catch cold easily, .and your  cough "hangs on".    By taking  MATHIEU'S SYRUP  ef Tar and Cod Liver Oil  you not only cure the local  trouble but also permanently  strengthen the whole body.  The Beech Tar in the Syrup  is soothing and healing while  the Cod Liver Oil stimulates the  appetite and increases the  weight and bodily vigor. Both  are united iu the pleasant  tasting syrup.  The most successful Cough  Remedy known today is  Mathieu's Syrup of Tar and  Cod Liver Oil.  Mathieu's Nerrlae Powders which tell In boxed  ?f 18 for25c. ore the best treatment for any fever or  evereah cold, aa well aa the beat cure for headaches.  J. L. MATHIEU CO., Prop's.   8HERBR00KE, QUE.  sell it at the present price. There  is a most-excellent prospect that  this company will continue a dividend pajer for a great many  years to come. An extension of  its ore bodies has been discovered  in its old property, and a new  mine, believed to be of very great  value, has. been taken under  option and undoubtedly will be  purchaspd. The company's initi-  agement is thoroughly reliable.���  Boston Commercial.  FOLEY BROS. LARSON & COMPANY  Winnipeg, lCdmonton, Vancouver, Saskatoon.  For sale by J. h. White, Drug-gist  MINES AND MINING!  ��  p��������������0��*��������,v^e*a*����s����  The world's copper surplus is  Iiearly 20,000,000 pounds smaller  than it was a year ago. This improvement has occurred notwithstanding the business depression  In the United States, where is  found the greatest single market  lor copper. There is now every  prospect the general business  rill soon be very much better  dere, and that the last half of  J1911 and the year 1912 will constitute a period of great prosperity. In the event of such busi-  iess improvement being realized  fhere will1 be .a tremendous increase in the consumption of copper1 and the price will have a substantial advance, notwithstanding  fche coining increase in production.  -Boston Commercial.  Copper is extremely dull, but  Iprices are being maintained.  [Lake is 12^' to 12 % and electrolytic is liy* to 12>^ cents a pound.  Copper Mountain just east of  [Chesaw, Wash., is promised considerable exploration in the near  [future. Negotiations, have been  proceeding quietly between representatives of the Granby company  [of Phoenix and Grand Forks, B.  |C.,' and the owners of several  [groups of claims on Copper  [Mountain. While no definite information  is  at  hand as  to  the  number of properties' the company is negotiating for, it is  gleamed from well informed  sources that the Rainbow group,  Mutual. No. 9, Copper Queen,  Aztec, Western Star, Ramshorn,  Cariboo, Homestead and Midnight  Fraction are included in the deal  and that agreements for the sale  of most of these properties have  been signed. Machinery for  diamond drilling, opening up and  development will soon be shipped  in and operations begun at an  early date on a large scale.  Nearly all of Copper Mountain  has been,located for years, several  groups have been patented. The  country rock is heavily mineralized and large ore bodies have  been uncovered. Copper Mountain  is contiguous to that part of British Columbia where' the Granby  Company has so successfully operated for years, and its capital  and experience will develop in  this section a mining centre second to none in the state.  The shipments ot blister copper  from the Granby smelter for week  ending Feb. 4th, amounted to  440,000 lbs.,, a record output. The  total output for 1910 was 20,0*8,-  048 lbs, silver 355,997 ounces,  gold 44,130 ounces.  No. 4251.���Replying to a Chicago subscriber: If you Can afford to hold your Granby Consolidated stock, do not by any means  That a deal i-�� in progress for  the sale of the. Osoyoos mining  compMtiy's. coil properties near  JPrinceton. involviiijr a sum of  $25O,00(j was the statement made  bv Willi;un CJosnc-ll, prenident of  the company, and J. G. Nelson,  This properly which li.-is already  commenced to shipcn.-il to NVIson  and is also distributing the black  fuel at lIn* various poi its along  the Siniilk.'nnoen branch of the  Great Northern railway, is almost  entirely owned by Nelson capital.  It is 1 oca tod right in the midst of  the great coal fiiclds around  Princeton and is remarkable for  ihe siz? of its seams and the valuft  of its coal for domestic purposes  ,'B  The Damper Lever of a  MAGNET  Wood Furnace  is where it ought to be���at the front, readily reached without  groping in the dark or taking unnecessary steps. A turn of  the lever instantly changes the draft so the fire is quickened  or checked, at will. Turned on, McClary's Magnet Wood*  Furnace produces the strongest heat in a few minutes; and  the nickelled steel tubes radiate this heat for hours after  the draft is shut off. Because of this stored heat McClary's  Magnet Wood Furnace is economical and a continuous roaring fire is unnecessary. The heat that goes up the smoke pipe  of ordinary wood furnaces, goes into the register pipes of the  Magnet. Like the position of the damper, the Magnet Wood  Furnace is right all through. Right in principle, right in construction; right in materials. See the Magnet at the McClary  agent's in the nearest town. Write to nearest McClary branch  for booklet, giving a detailed description. Free, postpaid.  @  That the long tramway in connection with the Lone Star mine,  one of thft British Columbia Copper company's properties, will be  completed within the next few  weeks and that the mine will be  on the shipping list by the end of  March was the statement made at  the Strathcona hotel, Nelson, by  Frederic Keffer, that company's  chief Mining engineer. The Lone  Star is located about 200 teet on  the southern side of the International boundary line and the new  tramway, which is five and a  half miles in length, will be used  to bring the ore to Boundary  Falls where it will be placed on  board freight cars and shipped to  the smelter at Greenwood. This  will be the second property added  to the shippers of the B. C. Copper company during tbe past 12  months, the other being the Wellington camp. The Napoleon,  which is located near Northport,  Wash., has also commenced to  ship within recent months.  To Keep Out of Coronation.  At a meeting of the Irish parliamentary part in London it was  decided to abstain from participation in the coronation ceremonies. A statement was issued to  the effect that the party greatly  regretted that tho time had not  yet come when it would feel free  to join other representatives of  the king's subjects on that great  occasion, although the cause of  Irish liberty was ou tlie eve of  victory. The promise was made  that when the king visited Ireland, ihe |;ep;��ie w.ni'd welcome  him with '/eiu-rtisity and hospitality.  ���511  *  ..*<idon, Toronto, M*ntr��ai, Winnipeg, Vniwauvw, St. John, Hamilton, Calgary.  Alaskans Favor Union.  A movi incnl haH been started  to have muss meetings hold in  Coidt.'va, Sowaid, V.thlcy, and  [.'Virbanks. Alaska, to adupt res'-  lutions asking 1he envyres* of  thv- United States, to divorce A'as-  ka so that it can annex iist-lf to  Canada, as the only possible relief lor continued and oppressive  burdens on pioneers.  Business men are behind the  movement, and much correspondence touching the matter h.-ts  been exchanged. /  There seems to be a urowinu  opinion thai if the reciprocity agreement comes into force is will  be followed by a reduction in the  duties on imports from the United  Kingdom, or in other words the  preference will be enlarged. We  think this latter step would be  very satisfactory to the people  generally.  Subscribe for The Times.  CONDENSED  NEWS ITEMS  wcdXt i\cSp0(13i0l6  Refer MT?"+ ���*������*--*  tas^radstreete,  .or To anyone ta *  VMG0UV6R-  Write us about it Way  Boitw!!!!!  321 CambLe Street,  pVarvcoxiver B.C.^  Negroes Barred.  The Dominion government has  decided to stop the immigration  of negroes from the United States  into Western Canada, and one  day last week stopped at the  boundary a party of negroes as  undesirable citizens. Quite a  number ot negroes have taken up  land as farmers in Alberta, northwest of Edmonton during the  past two years, and there has  been considerable friction among  the settlers iu consequence.  "Sunshine    Svstem   ot irrigation, or Rain without Clouds"   is  the name given Ik Clement Vac'.i-  er to his invention of u svst.;m of  irrigation   which will   apparently  soon become  popui.ir  am >:<<.;���  or-  chadists   in   the  iuieri >r   <���}'   -Ins'  province.  The inviviti.ni has i>.,n i  patented   in   Cana.l.i,  the  United1  States,   and   Mexi.-<>;   a so S;.aiti. i  France, Italy and miier ICufop.M-i !  countries and a i>,.teit t* ii-.-|j:</  in Great   Tlritiin.     Many   .-i. i'.-;ni-'  tages ar�� claiiti.'.l I'.i-.- ii  ,,Vl.r   th--  popular Hysb-ui in   e...;u,'  of  distributing th"   wi'.cr   :.,-   ineaus <.f  open ditches.    The   |nm.-ival   of  these are: ��� onionv ���: wi   ��� . ee. >���,-  omy of lab r a-i-i mi ii-iinuou . -.-si  of maintaiice.     Write :i>\ iem -nt  Vacher, K lown.-i.  II.   <"... nud he  will    sen 1      v< u    a      descri;>:ive  pamphlet which will wll  y-n   all  about it.  An important measure in connection with life insurance companies doing business in* Manitoba is now before the legislature.  The bill was before the law  amendments committee, but was  laid over. It is proposed to cut  out the time limit in many contracts whereby heirs must give  notice of the death of insured persons within a fixed period or they  cannot recover. The time limit  for entering au action will be 18  months and Hon. Mr. Cold well  suggests that if no heirs appear  to claim the insurance the money  shall be paid over to the state  rather than revert to the company  as is now the case.  The first coins made in the Ottawa branch of the Royal mint  bearing the head of King George  V on the obverse were turned out  They were gold British soverigns  and were made from dies received  from Central mint in London  which arrived there last week.  Man got on Boston street car;  ditto lady; lady had hat pin in  hat; hat-pin scratched man's  cheek; man died from blood-  poisoning. Paper says lady  should not have so much hat pin.  Nonsense. Moral is man should  not have so mnch cheek.  Piping Hot Water Always Ready  for every occasion, with the Kootenay Steel Range  without " driving " the fire or wasting fuel. *The  generous firebox is built so that the water heats very  rapidly as it passes through the water front, and  gives a plentiful supply. One bath usually empties  the boiler heated by an ordinary range with the  result that the rest of the family must wait for more  water to heat. - Not so with the boiler attached to  the water front of a  tutu  Pliolo by Noluiao, Montreal  SIR JAMES M. LeMOINE  Canada's Historian and Litterateur.  At "Spencer Grange," a sunny homestead amidst great trees overhanging  the St. Lawrence, near the quaint old fortress city of Quebec, where every square  foot of ground seems consecrated to historic memories, lives Sir James MacPher-  aon LcMoinc, Canada's genial historian, now working still in the sunshine of optimism,  though in his eighty-first year.  Horn in the city of Quebec, a descendant of one of the old and distinguished  families of Old France, he spent some of his early years under the kindly care of  liis Scotch maternal grandfather at Isle aux Grues. After completing his education at the Scininaire 3e Quebec, he entered the public service as collector of internal  revenue at the age of twenty-two. Three years later he was admitted to the bar  and practised law for a few years, but his heart was not in it. He preferred studying history and birds and writing about them. Surrendering to the spell of the  legendary and historic lore of his native city and its surroundings, he loved to  lireathe new life into the old romances, or to dive into the sea of historic research  and investigation. The range of his work can be best suggested by the comprehensive title "Canadian History, Legend, Scenery and Sport"���a veritable treasure-  house of Canadian lore, written with a fine literary touch, and pulsing with vital  human interest.  The love of birds, -which led him forty-five years ago to write his first contribution to periodical literature on land and sea birds around Quebec for. the " Canadian Naturalist," is a domir^ting note in his life. His splendid collection of  Canadian birds in the museum of his home attests his loyaltv to his feathered  friends, and "Spencer Grange" is the mecca of students of Canadian annals, keenly  alive to the rare privileges it affords them.  His library rooms are filled to overflowing with books, pamphlets, pictures  and literary treasures; but the most interesting shelves are those eontaining the  thirty volumes of his writings, eighteen of which are in English and tvelve in French.  Like'Professor Goldwin Smith, Sir James' printed books represent the smaller part of  his literary product, for he has numberless pamphlets and magazine articles to his  credit that are unfortunately buried in the oblivion of ephemeral periodicals. '  His interest in contemporary matters is as deep and vital as ever; his mind  is keen, alert, sensitive as a barometer to every impression, and he tarries his years  with a grace and ease that laugh at time and its terrors. For many years president of the Literary and Historical Society of Quebec, he has also had the highest  literary honor in the Dominion���the presidency of the Royal Society of Canada.  limered acejuliug to Aa ut tli�� Parliament *f Canida, In tne j��*r 1805, Ur W. C. U��ct. ��t tha L>gjsmmo.>t uf Aer<cu.iura  KO 0 TEN 4Y  Steel Ran^1  because the Kootenay never fails to heat as much  water as is required and as fast as it is used. The  nearest McClary Agent ivill make clear to you the  reasons why you ought to (rjjn a Kootenay. 58  on,     Toionio,     Montreal,     Winnipeg.     Vancouver,     St. John, R.B.,    Y.i:< Wrm.     Calzarj  For Sale by Russell-Law-Caulfield Co.  xu  -THE  Boundary  Creek  times  -is THE  PIONEER WEE  -OF THE   itf  !i Hi  Send for the paper,  Subscribe for il,  Advertise in it  And let us do  ���??'i  ���Site?  'SI  ./O:  &3  ".<'.-.''������'  ���������:C;?J:����*.|  ,y-w-  ,'" ;��� ���.��� .Cf\\  ...���- wV.-.-^;;  k s ���.-:.  ���  ''       '..:������  ���' ���':"'��� l'V':  '7l--<y>%  ��� .-.'-V":-1:;'*1  -    '���' '������,���'"'  V' '. -,'  >;.f?-ri&S  -.   ' . ���  ;tr";fe>jr  V���-;  vfefrll  ':',ta-' : ;;:'^|  v  ���'������ ������''' '-':*���--'$  ���    ���������'.- .��T>f'  - -H:J:f4  ^M  W^m  'I GREENWOOD GRIST ]  . i  Items of   Interest   Picked   Upj  Her^ and There For The  Times Readers,  THE LATEST  GENERAL NEWS  Mr. K'dierl Kerr, passim ��vr  manager of the ('. 1*. K' , is retiring- from the sorvice.  The Seattle Clin tuber; ��>!' Cnn-  merce adopted resolutions n^.iinst  Keciprncitv as they foar lo loose  the Alaskan trade by its ��r(.>in��" tn  British Columbia.  Clcvc Newman left that worthy  escape. William Newman was  wrought back to this country and  alter a long pursuit l��v Chief  Bunbury ami his assistants flleve  was finally located in the Okanagan.  U.'ii     Hart,    confessed    to    llio  crime and lurried King's evidence  at tlie assizvs when the three men  were brought, up   for   trial.    The  Newman brothers were sent down  fur a terni of 20 years each in the  penitentiary and Hart as a reward  l'<>r "iving  evidence,   against   his  At a special meeting in London   ��xilV��lcrales was allowed to leave  of the Alberta Railway and   In-i-i l!,L' 1>r"vi'^e-    He returned to his  gallon Co.,   approved   of  iea,in��� . old home-al Chesaw but  in   spite  or selling  the  company   under-iofthc  steni   warning  given him  takings to theC. P. Ry. |bv   tl,e   seutence   Passed ��" the    j Newman brothers in Canada was  A sad traye lv <>ccu'-red las Sat-  still unable to distinguish between  urdav   at   Tat-iosh   Island   when   "ineuni and tuum."  three I'. S.  Government  employ-       All three men   while   awaiting  ees lost their live*   by  drowning j irial, were lodged in'the  provin-  in trying to reach the tug Lome  in small b >;it. The victims were:  Cowan. M. Waddell and Mrs. G.  L. Talmagc. Mr*. Talinage was  a brid*�� ot a lew months.  The Similkameen is to have a  new town by the uamt of '"Coal-  mont." The town is situated on  the property of the Columbia  Coal and Coke Co.. and promises  to be a prosperous coal mining  town.  After nearly five hours of debate the house of representatives  shortly before 10 o'clock on Feb.  25. voted overwhelmingly in  favor of fortifying the Panama  canal and appropriated $.5,000,-  000 to begtu the work, the total  cost of which has been estimated  at $12,000,000. This action practically settles the question of  fortification for the sentiment in  the senate is said to be more  than two lo one in favor of protecting the Isthmian waterway  by sea const batteries.  Ben Hart Sent to Pen.  I'.eu Hart., :t|-rested at the  Vomicy    ranch,     near     Chesiiw,  cial jail Nelson.  I  The Curling Game.  The editor of the Revelstoke Herald has the following to say about the  game of curling:  "Curling is about over and they  tell us that next season we will have a  rink of our very own on which to  curl as much as we like. To tell the  truth the editor don't know much  about the game. He not into the  game this season a little bit, but in  view of the number of young curlers  who will be sprouting during the summer to bloom next winter, we are  willing to tell all we know of the  game. As we said before, we don't  know much by experience, but we  read a lot, so here goes:  "Curling is a wonderful game. It  is played by eight men, four on a side.  The sporting goods required are a  broom to each player, a pair of rocks,  a Tam-o'Shunter, a tape measure and  a bottle of Scotch. It is recommend-  by doctors for expanding the chest  and the head. It is called the 'roar-  in' game because some of the players  roar so much when they are getting  the worst of it. The game was invented in Scotland when kilts were in  Wash., several weeks ago, plead-1 their infancy.  ed guilty to horse stealing    when]     "The captain of each side is called  arranged    be for I    Judge    K.    K.   a 'skip,'   short   for   skipper,  and   the  Pendergast and was sentenced to  from one to 15 years in the penitentiary a I Walla Walla.  The above despatch recalls one  one uf the most sensational holdups that have occurred in the  Kootenay for many years. On  Dec. I'), 1'XjS three masked men,  Clevc Newman, William Newman  and   Ben   Hart,   held   up Cliester  game is played iu cold storage. The  man who makes the ice is called a  blankety blank 'expunged by the  proof reader as being unparliamentary  and then some.) A sheet of ice  about as long as a two-year-old baby  can walk is called a rink. A target  of concentric circles is drawn in the  ice at each end.  The skips stand at each end  of the  Charleton. poHtmaster at Brides-! rink and the immediate play��r digs  ville near the international bound-'his toe in a hole gouged in the ice at  ary line, robbed him of a sum of j the other and prepares to throw  money and made their escape, j stones. 'I want to lie,' says the skip  Tbe three men were located by 1 and he spanks the side of his broom  Charles J. Bunbury, then the;on the ice to emphasize his order,  newly appointed chief of police of; The player shoves away a rock and  the Boundary district at Chesaw, i it hits the wall about half way down  Wash.    Ben   Hart   consented   to J the rink.     He  turns   to a player and  return to Canada   but   the   New-  says, 'my   handle   twisted   loose   just  man brothers insisted on extradi-jas 1 had   laid   down  the   stone,'thus  tion proceedings. 'carrying out the order of the skip.  Chief    Bunbury    returned     to;     "'1 want a nice draw right  here,'  Greenwood with Hart and left the j says the other skip, indicating the ex-  i  other two bandits in the  custody ; act spot he wants the  player to place  of a deputy  sherriff  at  Chesaw.'the  rock.    'Take   that   much  ice.'  This man, on a slim excuse  by   With the  last  remark he indicates a  position to the right or left of the  aforesaid spot towards which tlie  player must push his stone. ��� The  rock is expected to drift enough tu  the right or left to bring it to the desired spot. The player sweeps off  the bottom of his stone, carefully balances himself with his broom out on  one side, slides the rock forward with  a preliminary false start to get the direction and loosens up his joints,  draws back and lets her go.  The stone goes booming down  the ice and the skip yells, 'Sweep!'  Two men proceed to brush their  brooms across the ice in front of the  stone. This creates a vacuum into  which the stone (lows as naturally as  water rises ' in a svphone, stopping  about 14 feet and umpity-ump inches  from the place where the skip wanted  it. 'Well played, sir!' says the skip,  with enthuriasm. Under his breath  he complains softly, but sincerely  about rhe luck he has in securing  dubs.  'This sort of thing goes on for  two hours. Occasionally they stop  playing to count'the number of rocks  that are lying within the rings. Here  is where the game, like cribbagc, depends upon the counting. The man  who can count the most rocks without getting bawled out goes and'pegs  up on the cribbage board on the wall.  "A bonspiel is a curling potlach.  It lasts about as long as a camp meeting, and simmers and boils alternately.  A bonspiel, like the fire wagon, takes  precedence of all other business. Bonspiel is a compound word, bon being  short for 'bonne,' meaning in French  a servant of an old maid, and spiel  beine, a colloquial chunk of slang,  meaning a vocal eruption issuing from  the main gash in the face^ Hence  bonspiel bonne'spiel, or a lot of cackling by a bunch of old maids. This  interpretation is substantiated by such  spinster terms as 'Draw the Tea,'  'Get the Broom,' and 'Let Her  Curl.'  "in the   meantime, 'Has Anybody  Here Seen Kelly?' "  Guests at the Hotels  Windsor: A.'R. Kilby, Nelson;  A. 1. Higgs, Cardston; K. IC. (Jib-  Son, Grand Forks.  Imperial: W. II. Cotter, New  York; Scott Galloway, John McKie,  Grand Forks; J. Parkinson, Ottawa;  W. S. Brewer, H. J. Jearens, G- T.  Mc<Juinn, Mr. and Mrs. Dickenson,  W. J.lKyle, Vancouver; C. K. Fen-  kell, M. C, Bromlee, Crlgary; Harry  Johns, Wellington; 'I'. Kndwood,  Denver, Col.; C. I.onghurst, D. C.  Fraser, C. S. Craddock, Itf. J. Morgan, Berlin Askin, W. S. Riblet,  Nelson.  Norden: H. P. Jackson, 1, Hunter, Wellington mine: J. R. Johnson,  W. B. Youill, Wm. Wedlock,  Jewel; K. Hammond, Nelson; C.  Ball, Seattle.  If you are a subscriber of the  Times and not paid up, $2.00 from  you would be very acceptable.  Do you owe the Boundary Creek  Times for your subscription''' Your  paper label tell, the story. -Bring it  in      It will be very acceptable.  For Sewing- Machine Needles and  Oil see A. L. White, the Stove and  Furniture man.    Phone 10.  The Jewel mine is closed down  and will probably remain so till May.  \<>y Buckless returned from the  West Fork lumber camps this week.  )oc Thomas .lias left drugs and  gone into the brokerage business at  San Francisco.  Hear Morning Rose, the prettiest;  and latest Indian song hit, at the Star  Theatre tonight  For Sale -An A. I. (litter practically new, with pole, $.{5.00 Apply  A.  L White  C !has Kinney, purchased the K|k-  liorn mining properly at Sherrill sale  for $050.     A good buy.  Thos. Braniuin who is now ill in  hospital had a operation for quinsy  performed and is doing well.  Don't fail to sec Perils of the  Plains at the Star Theatre tonight as  this is one of the most interesting Indian lilms we have yet shown.      .   ..:  The big tunnel is now in about  1500 feet. Ore is not expected till  a bore of fully 12 or 2,600 feet is  completed.  Greenwood Hockey boys are retrieving their honors, defeating Phoenix on Saturday last 4 to 2 and beat  Grand Forks 6 to 1 last week.  Some excellent good films are billed  at the Star Theatre for Friday and  Saturday including: Perils of the  .Plains, Mistake, Elephants in India,  Double Sight.  The residence of the manager at  the Jewell mine caught fire from a  defective flue, causing much damage  to the roof, and was with difficulty  stopped as vvarter was very scarce.  Owing to the severe indiposition of  Rector Hilton, no services were held  at St. Jude's church on Sunday last.  The rector is improving rapidly and  will be about again as usual in a few  days-  Subscribe to your town paper���the  Boundary   Creek - Times   and   keep  posted on all  that is happening���only  $2.00 a  year in  advance;  $1.00 for  six months.  Monday evening the first game in  the Ross cup competition took place  with Skips Evans and McCurrah  against Green way and Purdy. Resulted in game each for Skips Evans  and Purdy.  George Cunningham for many  years has retired from the position of  of mining recorder and will take up  his residence at the coast. We trust  that many years be allowed, him to  fully enjoy a well earned holiday.  He will be much missed here among  his old cronies.  Thursday, April 20, is the date  which has been decided upon for the  entertainment to be given under the  auspices of the Junior Woman's Auxiliary off St. Jude's church. Details  of the programme will be given later.  The first rehearsal will be held on  Saturday, March 4th at .4 p. m., at  the residence of Mrs.   Robert Wood.  'Fhe death of Thomas Hawkins in  77th year at Rock Creek on Feb. 1.4,  takes from us another of our great west  developers and an old veteran most  highly thought of. His death followed an attack of la grippe which developed into pneumonia. The funeral took place at Rock Creek on  Sunday last.  The members and Guild of St.  Jude's church wish to thank the  gentleman from the Mother Lode and  smelter who rendered such delightful  musical selections at the social in  Wood's Hall on 'Tuesday. The  solos, duets, quartettes and recitations  were charming and very much appreciated by all who were fortunate  enough to be present.  We had the pleasure of making the  acquaintance of Hugh Murray who is  making a leisurely visit to   town,   and  terior what is by his energy optimistism.  He has been a resident of. Midway  and Boundary city for the past 35  years. He looks hale and hearty and  good for a hard pull yet.  The curling match between the  Mother Lode team and Phoenix team  took place at the Royal rink on the  first of the week. Mr. Hibbert skipped both rinks for Mother Lode, with  O. B. Smith and Mr. Morrin doing  their best for Phoenix. The good  fortune which has been the lot of  Phoenix this season in the ice games  was in evidence in 'this game and  Phoenix came off victors.  Archie Gillis has taken over the  Midway and Greenwood stage line,  and will manage it in the future. L.  L. Matthews will continue as local  agent and will give strict attention to  all orders and calls, etc,, for the line.  Credit is due Mac for his good wdrl<  while handling the ribbons always ;on'  time, courteous and free from acci  dents.     A good record.  Fhe St. Jude church social on  Tuesday evening was a very enjoyable  and successful affair. Quite a nuin-.  ber were present who enjoyed the  games and other divertisements. 'The  singing of the Cornish club was the  trump card of the evening and they  acquitted themselves in a manner most  agreeable to . the audience. They  did beautifully, their singing was most  enjoyable.  Would it not be the right and  proper act for the hockey boys of  Greenwood and others whom it benefited very much to tender to Mr.  Watson of the Star Theatre, a bene-  night as an expression of appreciation  for his kindness in closing his performances on every night this season on  which his performance msy detract  from attendance at rink, in consequence he is out of pocket. So boys-  make a grand rally and give him a  bumper house, it is coming to him.  Our Girls Are True Blue.  The Victoria Colonist has this  to say in defence of the Canadian  girls:  "Somebody has visited Canada  and has been writing to the English papers that Canadian girls  have no modesty or true femininity, or anything in fact that is  likeable; on the contrary, are a  set of brazen hoydens or something of that kind. He has probably seen some young- Canadian  girl look fearlessly into the eyes  of some Canadian boy, neather  fearing nqr imagining evil, and  he has. come to the conclusion  that her fearlessness, which is  the fruit of her true modesty and  splendid-self-respect, is. only the  effrontery of a person devoid of  personal shame. Bashfuluess is  not modesty necessarily; nor is it  self-confidence a sign of immodesty."  OVER 60 YEARS'  EXPERIENCE  Trade Marks  Designs  Copyrights &c.  .Anyone lending a sketch and doucrlntlnn dirt  quickly aioerUIn our opinion frea whotlior mi  Invention la probably patentable. Comiuunlrii.  Uono strictly confidential. HANDBOOK on Pstenls  sent free. Oldest aeency for securing patents.  Patents taken through Munn A Co. racelTe  iptclalnottct. without charge, lu tha  Scientific Hfflericatn  A handiomely lllisitreted treekly. Igrgett circulation of any scientific journal. Tarms for  Canada, ��3.% a year, postage prepaid. Bold bj  all newsdealers. ��  MUNN & Co.88jB;��*^ New York  Branch Office, 83S T Bt, Washington. D. C.  R. J. MUIR, Local Agt.  one of '.host; who have  made  our in-        Office Matthews' Cigar Store  New  Westminster  Splendid building lots  close to city limits,  guaranteed dry and  level. Lots 33x132  $300 and up, $20.00  $1.00 per month.  Wi'igbt Investment Co.  Nelson.  NOTICE is hereby g.jv.eh'.'that.ap^il-  cation will be made to the legislative  Assembly of the Province.o'f British  CjOlutnbia at its next session for a ii Act  toincorporate The Greenwood-Plioe'dix  Tramway Company, Limited, with;-  power to run, construct excavate ariS  maintain a tunnel through and tinder  the mountain lyinjr east of the City of  Greenwood, in the county of Yale,  from a point on the Nels ni mineral  ciaim, which claim adjoin the east  boundary of said City of Greenwood  to a point at cr near the Victoria mineral claim under the City of Phoenix;  and for the purposes of the undertaking to run exploring and branch working tunnels from the main tunnel; also  to sink or raise mining, work in jr or  o're shafts along the line or course of  the said tunnel or its branches; to explore for minerals by the use of drills,  shafts, or excavations; to construct,  maintain aud operate by electricity or  otherwise tramways and roadways for  the purpose of carrying ores, or as may  be otherwise required lo erect and  maintain crushing, electrical, hydraulic, concentrating or smelting works or  for plants and deal in the products of  the same; to 'supply, sell and disposa  of, light or power, and to erect anil  place1 any electric line, cable or other  eleptrical apparatus, above or below  ground, along, over arid across streets,  bridges and lauds; to erect, construct  anwraaintain any dam, raceway, Hume  or otKer contrivance, or plan for iii  verting; and utilizing water, or for  drairragre'and to construct all works  ^necessary to obtain and make water  power available; to carry on the business, of '.raining in all its branches; to  piircha'se and deal in ores; to enter into  any agreements and make contracts  with_ persons or companies owning  any interest in mining lands or otherwise, contiguous to the said tunnel  arid to receive compensation for the  use of the tunnelsor works of the Company, and for drainage or other benefits derived from the tunnels or branches; to acquire and take over the business of the Phoenix Tramway Company, a company incorporated under  the Tramway Company Incorporation  Act, and to acquire and obtain all"  concessions, bonuses, or other rights  and privileges belonging to said Company; to purchase, lease or otherwise  acquire and hold patents, machinery,  lands, premises, buildings and all real  und personal property 'necessary to  carry out the objects of the Company  with all necessary or incidental rights,  powers and privileges as may be necessary: incidentpl or conducive to the  attainment of the above objects or any  of them.  Dated at Greenwood, B. C, this 24th  day of December, A. D., 1910.  I. H, HALLETT.  Solicitor for Applicant.  jMMeM  THE  Photographer  D1CADWOOD  ST. !  GRBENWOOlt- B. C.  Has   a  new   equipment for  Photo work and carl turn out  as good work as any in the  land.    Give him a trial.  \)  Dec. 30.  I], C, Hair Goods Emporium  Announces to the ladies of British  Columhia that by recent importations  theis stock of Hair goods is most complete in all particulars. Wigs, toupees, i  transformation pompadours, switches,  puffs and curls, all of which will be  furnished at less money than you can  obtain by ordering abroad. ' This  business is my especial calling, and  being thoroughly understood, we are  in a position to guarantee perfect satisfaction to those who favor us with  their patronage. Our new catalogue  will be mailed on application by post  card, and which will be found most  useful. We also make up switches,  out of your own hair combings, prices  ranging from $1.00 to $2.50. Our"  mail order department has the most  prompt attention.  LEO MUELLER  M asonic Temple,  Vancouver, B. 0  \  Nope Investment Co.  419-420 Lindelle Blk.  SPOKANE/WASHINGTON  i  Exclusive Brokers for the sale of the Western  issue of the Greenwood-Pnoenix Tramway Company. We shall be glad to answer any inquiries  regarding this stock. We also handle the stock  of the Boundary Mining and Exploration Co.,  Ltd., and of the Freemont Mining Co.  /Sk  It is time  ��e���-i --. ri'wiws-^  Special Values in  SINGER MACHINES  We purchased from the Singer Sewing Ma^  chine company a few new Drop Head machines  and oifer them for cash at the following low  prices:   $35, $40, $45 and $50.  We are agent for the Singer machine, and  keep supplies for every machine.  I  A.L.WHITE  Phone 16  Greenwood, B. C.  WHEN YOU OPEN onr liq-  ors their fragrance immediately  tells you that thev are the kind  to drink.  They have been the choice of  the connoisseur for a long time  and are first in his popularity today.  WINES AND LIQUORS Are  pure and perfectly aired. They  are distilled from the choicest  material and please with their  general wholesomeness.  Greenwood Ciquor ��o.  IMPORTERS  GREENWOOD  K53^3S^3^S^3^^^^?^53^^^S?3^^^?5^?32^^^^^^^^?S?'^? ^s?^5?^S^W it.


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