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Array 'VOL. 14.  GREENWOOD,  ^=  C. F. STORK'S  NEW SPRING STOCK  -OF-  nn  vt  n  11  Are now arriving and clerks are busy  arranging the same.  Prices in the East are constantly going  up but will remain the same at  STORK'S  Cc  Greenwood's Big Furniture Store  A SWELL LINE OF IMPORTED  I IMfH EIIMC  LIlivLUJriJ  Printed and Inlaid, just opened up.  Agents for Ostermoor Mattresses.  Agents for Bell Pianos and Organs.  Agents for Edison Phonographs.  ��� �� ��� ~7 ' :       ���    ���    Everything in the  Furniture Lined  ^v  T. M.  & Co.  HOUSE FURNISHERS - " -  Phone 27  _s���  "SPECIAL"  Carbo-Magnetic Razors  These are the best double concave Razors made,  and  they  are guaranteed forever  against  defect  in  material or  workmanship.  Sold all,over the world for $2.50,  Our Special Price, $2  ^  THOMAS DRUG & MUSIC CO,  THE STORE OF QUALITY.  ^  THE ISLANDS  OF SPITZBERGEN  J)  P. BURNS & CO.  3��  I  Wholesale and Retail Dealers in  Fresh Meats  Poultry and Game  Copper Street, Greenwood, B. C.  i  It is believed that the bill before  congress pertaining to " extra-territorial deposits of phosphate, etc.,"  but which in reality would apply  American sovereignity to the islands  of Spitsbergen, will not pass at this  session. The lands involved, and on  which are located extansive deposits  of bituminous coal, in which John  M. Longyear, of Marquette, Mich.,  and associates are interested, have  been in progress of examination and  exploitation for the past six years and  shipments have already been made.  The deposits are understood to contain a large tonnage' and the coal is  said to be of very high grade, approximating in steam quality the Poca  hontas coal of the United States.  The bill, introduced by Senator  Lodge, of Massachusetts, and which  passed the senate early in January,  proposes to attach to the jurisdiction  of the United States these islands and  to confirm the claim of the Longyear  interests to the areas held by. them.  The measure is now pending in the  house. According to Washington  advices it is believed the legislation  has little prospect of being enacted,  at least at the present session.  In his annual message to congress  President Taft referred to the operations of the American mining interests in Spitzbergen and called attention to the., fdet that the United States  would be represented at an interna-  tion-1 conference to be held at Chris-  tinia, Norway, to consider the status  of the islands. It was stated that: the  government would participate only  on: the understanding that American vested rights would be recognized. As this conference is to be  held within the near future, it is stated  to be the belief of the house committee on foreign affairs that the Lodge  bill should not be put through  Norwegian capital.  At present Spitzbergen is "no  man's land." JJo nation has ever  claimed   title   to   it.    Described   at  rocky, barren and snow-clad islands,  lost in the solitudes of the Arctic  ocean," the region contains no permanent population. Years ago it was  the rendezvous of whalers. No flag  was there and no law prevailed, and  bloody battles between sailors took  place Compared with Porto Rico,  Spitzbergen is about three times as  large. The islands have a total area  of 15,200 square miles, or approximately twice that of New Jersey and  about 3,000 square miles greater than  that of Maryland. The region lies  nearly 500 miles north of the northern extremity of Norway, and its  open and working season covers but  three months of the year.  Spitzbergen is easy of access in the  summer time; the lun shines brightly,  and the temperature has been known  to rise above 80 degrees. There is  but the shallowest of soil, still the  Longyear miners have been able to  raise in boxes a few vegetables, such  as lettuce and other quick-growing  plants. This year it is planned to  transport shiploads of soil to the  islands. The deepest shaft at the  mines is down 800 feet, but even at  that depth frost is encountered. Despite the cold, men are kept in the region all winter and are able to work  beneath the surface. The constant  presence of frott eliminates mine  damp. An unprotected light can be  used, and there is no such thing as an  explosion.  The corporation controlled by Mr.  Longyear and his associates is known  as thc Arctic Coal Co. Last summer  the working force aggregated 130  men. This winter 50 have been retained to continue the underground  work. In the summer two steamships controlled by the company ply  between Norway and the coal mines,  carrying in supplies and taking out  coal, which finds a ready market in  Europe.���Mining World.  KING OPENS  l>  FEBRUARY 25. 1910.  No. 25  B. C. COPPER'S  LARGE PROFIT  King Edward opene|  state last Monday in I Jo  dreds of thousands of J,  thousands of visitors fr  thronged the streets of thi  around Westminster in prj  ;   Two   regiments  of  were drawn up, with bayonet!  to guard the line of route.  King Edward was accom  Queen   Alexandra,   and   art  Westminster in his state coac]  the royal couple were met  wij  lute of 41. guns.  The king's speech seems  disappointed many old anirujy peo  pie, who evidently expected a direct  and definite indication of H| Majesty's leanings for or agaiiit the  Budget and other vital political questions of the day. King Edward is a  diplomat, and his speech was guarded,  as usual, on subjects that are: -for the  people themselves to decide! The  introduction of the king's Ipeech  dealt with the usual  references?to the  ���s  friendly relations existing between the  various nations and England. .. |  He referred at some length^ to the  establishment of the ��� South African  Union and to the intention |��f the  Prince of Wales to visit that .���'.j&wntry  and open the first legislaturefof the  Dominion of South Africa   . ^  NEWDRYDOCJKf  '���' ~~~    .       ''ji  A floating dry dock fol Montreal, capable of accommodating  vessels of 20,000 tons, il the  latest port equipment. It -  derstood that a consider able  of the capital for the d.rj  will be provided by the  Maxim and Vickers compat  T?iS2z!?P~i'*''?5**rs:*$!>*>  of ttelirgest shir  wm  The B. C. Copper company have  just passed through the most profitable year in their history. The annual meeting of the company took  place in West Virginia recently and  the financial statement is now published.  . The net profits for the past year  were almost a quarter of a million,  in spite of the fact that the plant was  closed for three months early in 1909.  Also 1.32,556 shares of thc New  Dominion Copper company were acquired, and 1,312,246 pounds of  copper stored. Copper was sold during the year for 13.08 cents per  pound, against 13.5 the previous year.  The smelter plant will be enlarged  this year and the payment of dividends resumed.  TEN FEET  EVERY DAV  TEN YEARS AGO  (From fioumlarr Creok Timea of  Feb. Jd, 19(H))  F. M. Mimn came in from  Eholt yesterday.  General Cronje, has surrendered  unconditionally to Lord Roberts.  The mining machinery at the  Sunset mine is  almost installed.  Father Palmer is visiting  Grand Forks this week, but will  return on Saturday..  Massam & Laidlaw, of Spokane, made their first payment  today on the Margueritexlaim.  Geo. C. Fraser, late master mechanic for the B. A. C. at Rossis visiting his old friend Harry  Johns at the Sunset mine.  Within the past few days four  stores have been robbed.    G.  S  Watson,  the A. H. Sperry Co.,  jAvviLr; ^White   and  Greenwood  o., are the losers.  The Greenwood-Phoenix tunnel is  slowly but surely advancing into the  mountain between here and Phoenix  at the very respectable rate of 10 feet  per day. The face ol the tunnel is  in over 4IJU feet, and at the present  rate of progress the first ore body  should be reached by the beginning of  April. Thc compressor is working  smoothly and every mining condition  is favorable to the excellent work being done by the Superintendent, Duncan Mcintosh, and his men. -  DIFFERENT MEN  BISHOP WINS  ;y ���  N CUP  shipyard,  The British firm do not confine  their activities to shipbuilding,  and it is expected that they will  operate the Montreal plant during the winter months, when navigation is at a standstill, for the  output of railway supplies of  various kinds.  PANAMA CANAL  The grand total of canal excavation at Panama for the month  of December was 2.811,681 cubic  yards. This is 362,.366 cubic  yards more than the total for November, but 1,068,656 cubic yards  less than the highest record, made  in March, 1909. Of the grand  total, 1,455,611 cubic yards was  dry excavation, removed principally by steam shovels. The  dredges removed 1,326,070 cubic  yards, in addition to the amount  pumped into Gatun dam by tbe  suction dredges engaged on that  work.  DEEP MINING  Theodore Roosevelt Jr., son of  former President Roosevelt, has  just announced his engagement to  Miss Eleanor Butler Alexander of  New York. The news of the  event was cabled to Colonel  Roosevelt in Africa, aud, although the announcement was a  surprise, it is not feared that  there will be any paternal displeasure. Mrs. Roosevelt has  already approved ot the engagement.  Lieutenant Shackleton did not  succeed in getting to the South  Pole, he has got nearer to it than  any predecessor. He has been received with great honor both in  Great Britain .and in this country.  On the contrary, Commander  Peary did get to the North Pole  and he has been received coldly  in both countries���In America  because ot his treatment of Cook  and in England because he refused to allow an Englishman  who accompanied him to within  a degree ol the pole to go any  further. Shackelton, on the  other hand, shared whatever honors he had freely with his companions. By apparently trying  to hog the whole cake, Peary has  practically got nothing.  GEORGE WASHINGTON  Tuesday, February 22, was  George Washington's birthday.  Everywhere in the United States  this day is celebrated, for Colonel  Washington was their first president^ and rightly named the  father of his country. He was a  typical specimen of the old English stock that settled  the then  x��l man���LUiuurca���ma���t-grrot 'uu-  empire out of the wilderness.  NO, 7  Last Tuesday night the finals for  the Warren cup were played off at  Greenwood Curling rink. The rival  teams were neck and neck the entire  evening until the last end, when  Bishop's rink won in a sensational  manner by 15 to 8. The rinks were  as follows: K. W. Bishop, C. Summers, George Clerf and J. McCreath,  Sr. !���:. R. Redpath, Dr. McLean,  E. Russell and  \I.    D. Macpherson.  THE GERMAN ARMY  The peace strength of the German army has risen during tlie  past year to f>20,000 men of all  ranks and 111,820 horses.  This does not include 45f��,.l,>S  reservists. Germany leads the  world in aeronautics, and the last  year has only confirmed her su-  premacv of the air. Her arial  fleet consists of twelve dirigible--,  systems Zeppelin, Parsevai and  Gross, while there are fifteen  other dirigibles in private hands  susceptible of being requisitioned  to act in conjunction with her immense army.  LATE HON. CORNWALL  The Hon. C. F. Cornwall, who  died last week in St. Joseph's  hospital, Victoria, was born at  Ashcroft, Eng., 1836. He came  to British Columbia in 1862, practicing law in tbe then active mining districts. He was a member  of B. C.'s first parliament aud  was lieutenant-governor of British Columbia until 1886.  STRUCK ORE  The ore body, ior which search  has long been made at the Copper  near Republic, has been found  and is said to be of good value.  E. L. Tate is manager.  Emperor William, of Germany,  was laid up last week   with a se-  There are 35 men at work on  the No. 7 mine, near Greenwood.  Work on the tramway and con- (vere cold, and it is stated he knew  centrator will commence as soon nothing of the riots at Frank-  as the snow flies away. ; furt.  The deepest coal seams mined  in America lie above a depth of  2,200 feet; some of the coal mines  in England are developing seams  at a depth of 3,600 feet, while  coal mining is carried on; at a  depth of about 4,000 feet in Belgium.  PACHUCA  The mines of Pachuca,. the  latest ot the large mining camps  of Mexico to yield to the incision  of American capital, were-discovered in 1551, and the "X^cal"  and "Eacino" mines soon Rafter  opened on tbe famous Rosario  vein.  HOCKEY SCHEDULE  L  ,_!  Jan.   1, Phoenix and Greenwood, at Phoenix   Jan.   5, Greenwood and Grand Forks, at Greenw'd  Jan. 11, Grand Forks aud Phoenix, at Grand Forks  Jan. 19, Phoenix and Grand Forks, at Phoenix   Jan. 24, Greenwood and Phoenix, at Greenwood   Jan. 28, Grand Forks and Greenwood, at G. Forks..  Feb.   2, Phoenix and Greenwood, at Phoenix   Feb.   7, Greenwood and Grand Forks, at Greenw'd  Feb. 11, Grand Forks and Phoenix, at Grand Forks  Feb. 18, Phoenix and Grand Forks, at Phoenix...  Feb. 25, Greenwood and Phoenix, at Greenwood  Feb. 28, Grand Forks and Greenwood, at G. Forks  SCORE  Gwd.  Puoe.  G. P.  1  .5  1  KING EDWARD'S VILLA  The beautiful Villa Brazilian,  at Posilippo, has been acquired  by Sir Rennell Rodd, the British  ambassador to Italy, on behalf of  King Edward, who contemplates  staying there at the end of March.  King Edward and Queen Alexandra have been anxious for years  past to obtain the villa, which  commands a magnificent view of  the Bay of Naples, for a holiday  residence.  NEW BANK AT MARCUS  Marcus, the gateway to West  Kootenay, is now enjoying a  period of enhanced prosperity  which, primarily due to its  greater importance as a divisional  point on the Great Northern, has  come of thc better settled condition of the surrounding country,  which is well adapted for ranching. Marcus is now putting up  its first brick building, which is  to house the F'irst State Ba'Jk of  Marcus.  THE  CANADIAN  BANK  OF COMMERCE  Paid-up Capital, $10,000,000     Reserve, $6,000,000  DRAFTS ON   FOREIGN   COUNTRIES  Arrangements have recently been completed under which  the  brunches  of this Bank are able to Issue Drafts on the pilnclpul points  ln the following countries:  Finland - Ireland  Formosa I'.aly  France Japan  Fr'ch Cochin-China  Java  Germany Manchuria  Great Britain Mexico  Greece Norway  Holland Persia  Iceland Phillipinc Islands  India Roumania  NO   DELAY   IN   ISSUING. FULL   PARTICULARS   ON   APPLICATION  SAVINGS BANK DEPARTMENT  J, T. BEATTIE, Manager - Greenwood   Branch  Austria-Hungary  Belgium  Brazil  Bulgaria  Ceylon  Cliina  Crete  Denmark  Egypt  Faroe Islands  Russia  Sei-via  Siam  Soulh Africa  St rails Settlements  Sweden  Switzerland  Turkey  West Indies 171  and elsewhere  LESS CHINKS  The number of Chinamen employed in the Transvaal mines in  January last was 11,534, in November there were but 3194  Colored miners increased from  190,152, to 190,968.  SULTAN INSANE  A famous European alienist  has been employed to examine the  former Sultan, Abdul Hamid.  Abdul is at Salonika, where it .is  reported he is slowly starving  himself to death. "  I  li J  es  MECHANICS' TOOLS  MACHINISTS' TOOLS  CARPENTERS' TOOLS  BUILDERS' HARDWARE  GRANITEWARE  STOVES AND RANGES  The Hunter-Kendrick Co.,  LIMITED  HARDWARE MERCHANTS  t 'W*/W'W,'fWW '  rAAf^WAv^W **^/'**V/*VWW'W 'wVVW*^^*i THE   BOUNDARY    CREEK TIMHS  [gfflffffififflfflmffiffl^^  Cr*  ry-*  Cr**  CF*  CF*  CF*  CF*  CF*  CF*  ..Bank of Montreal..   $12,000,000.  ESTABLISHED 1817-  Capital, all paid up, $14,400,000.        Rest   UNDIVIDED   PROFITS   $217,628.56  Hon. President :   Lord Strathcona and Mount Royal, l��. c. M. i>.  President:   Sir George A.. Drummond.K.C. M. tt.  Vice-President and General Manager :   Sir E. S. Cloustoh, Bart  Branches in London, Eng. |aWBpr^ffi.l New Yort, Chicago.  Buy and sell Sterling Exchange and Cable Transfers ; Grant Commercial an  Travellers* Credits, available in any par��of tbe world.  SAVINGS BANK DEPARTMENT  Interest allowed at current rates.  Greenwood Branch,    W. F. PROCTOR. Manager.  cr*  ��-=9  x=5   li   1836  THE BANK OF  1910  British North America  Boundary summer, we revel in  the hope of an Indian summer,  and warm, cozy Fall days, and,  more often than not, September  and October aie something to  write home about. But after  months of winter's snow and  cold, it is exasperating to have  each week to delay the publication of the springtime effusions  we receive, to deny ourselves the  pleasure of printing pretty  poems of Spring���all because  winter has returned again and  more snow and more cold is added  daily to our list of disagreeable  nesses. It's been cold, and i-  cold, and apparently the worst if  not yet.   EDITORIAL COMMENT  epede/ryc and the disastrous thav  were the principle factors of failure, ���  TH'e public schools of Columbus, 't Ohio, were dismissed last  Saturday owing to there being  19 inches of snow in the streets.  The children were unable to reach  the buildings.  Cliro, 111, was the scene last  week of a mob of four hundred  meife|seeking the death of two  negrcies by Lynch law. The arrival of troops alone prevented  the lynching,  AMERICAN   MONOPLANE  The first American monoplane  to fly is the invention of A. Z,.  Pfitzner, who has been associated  with Glenn Curtis in Jthe production of his aeroplanes.  THE LARGEST BELT  74 Years In  Business.  Capital and Reserve Over 87,000,000.  A Reserve Fund  is as necessary for a  family as for a  company. The best  Reserve Fund for a family is a snug sum of  money in a strong Bank.  Begin   your Savings  Account   now  in  the  Bank of British North America.  Deposits of #1.00 and upwards received and  Interest compounded at highest current rates.  Greenwood Branch///R. A. CHESTER, Manager.  PROFESSIONAL CARDS.  /. H. HALLETT  Bakkistkr, Soucitok,  Notary Ptbuc.  Cable Address:       -'Hallktt."  I Bedford M'Neill's  Cores < Moreiug & Neal's  I Leiber's  Greenwood, B. O.  JOHN D. SPENCE,  Bakkistkk and Solicitor,  Rende'.l  Block,  Greenwood, B. C.  C. AE. SHAW.  Dominion anij  Provincial  Land Sukvkvok,  Greenwood, B. C.  V. O. liox .", l'lione 32  WILLIAM FLEMING.  TRANSFER DRAYING  Furniture Moving- a Specialty.  J.eave nrrlp.rs a.t Matthews' Giirar Store.  H. W. FARMER & CO.,  REAL ESTATE AGENTS,  Rock Cheek, B.  _ >s BOUNDARY VALLEY LODGE  "''mm^- No. 3 8.1. O. O. F.  Meets every Tuesday Evening at 8 00 In the  I. O. O. F. Hall. A cordial fnvi tfttioalsex  tended to all sojourning- brethern.  FRED I'.. HOLMES, F. E.BROWN,  N. G. V. G.  ALBERT LOGAN, Rec. Sec.  Cbe  Boundary Creek Times  Issued every Trldav  SUBSCRIPTIONS IN ADVANCE.  I'bk Ykak    2 00  Sir  Months      1 25  TO   FORKION  CoUNTKIBS   2 SO  FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 2o, 1910.  BOUNDARY POLICE  The year 1908 was one reign of  terror for the Boundary. The  towns of Greenwood, Grand  Forks, Phoenix and Mid ay, with  the smaller settlements of Carson,  Cascade, Rock Creek, Myncaster,  Bridesville, Sidley and Osoyoos,  all close to the International  Boundary line, were subject to  holdups, robbery under arms, cattle stealing, petty thievery, and  murder. After a series of daring  exploits, the holdirg up of Hie  Majesty's subjectp, theft, cattle  and horse stealing extraordinary,  the series of border crimes culminated in the foul and dastardly  murder of C. L. Thomet, a highly  respected citizen and law-abiding  good fellow, popular and extremely well thought of. That  year crime was rife in this part  of the country, merchants went  armed m the less populated communities, no one was safe, money  ���the object of the marauders���  if not forthcoming, was followed  by murder.    Then the provincial  government in its astute wisdom  sent us a man to clear the district of crime, gave him a free  hand, made him the paramount  head of the entire boundary line  police and spent a few shekels,  of the many we pay the government for protection, with a splendid result. The year 1909 saw  no fresh crimes, but several convictions. The new chief has a  mailed fist and used the above  mentioned free hand with a deadly  effect on crime and criminals.  We all felt safe. Holdups ceased,  robbery came to a short stop by  a sentence of many years to the  Newman brothers, cattle stealing  became a byword, and we, who  live on the outskirts of civilization, on a foreign frontier, at the  gateways of B. C, were assured  ot a pertect system otpofice protection, our money, our lives secure, our cattle immune from the  brand of the spoiler; and we owe  this most satisfactory state of  things not entirely to the all-  wise government, who sent us a  most able man to cope with crime  in our midst, but to the fact that  that man was given a free hand,  able lieutenants and several of  them, and tbat he himself is held  in wholesome awe and respect by  the crook, who is run out of Spokane and by the undesirable who  is wanted in the State of Washington to our south.  But the year of grace, 1910,  to-wit, i9 another story. As yet  but two of its twelve pages have  been writ up, and it remains to be  seen whether the same free hand  and support will be given to our  chief of provincial police as has  been done in the past.  His small police force is scattered along tbe boundary, very  many miles apart, too far apart to  act together, and the chief officer,  the official head, whose presence  is often necessary at headquarters,  but is more often necessary where  the rogues foregather, should  not be tied down here without  a spare man to leave in charge.  And yet we live at the gateway  of B. C. Not only does the overflow of rough toughs from Wasta-  ington affect the Boundary, but  all B. C. If we have good men  here to keep them out, to suppress crime on the frontier, there  will be less need of provincials  to guard our citizens up north.  It is up to our B. C. authorities  to see that C. J. Bunbury, the  chief of provincial police in the  Boundary district, is upheld and  backed by the department, and  that he has as many lieutenants  as his needs require.  " Made in Germany," will be  common in Canada soon. When  the surtax is removed Canada  will be once more invaded by German goods and bads.  There is an awful lot of kicking in the papers these days  about the Income Tax in B C,  and the hardship it works on the  average man. First find your  income, then find your trouble.  Neither bothers us.  The Kaiser owns the pottery  works at Cadiner. Apart from  acting as managing director he  he also contrives to stimulate the  sale of his majolica ware among  his friends and wealthy men.  The Manitoba legislature is  considering a bill to license newsboys, and empowering any constable or teacher to search any  boy under 16 for smoking materials. What a snap for teachers  and policemen. Free tobacco at  all times. We object. Editors  should have the privilege of  searching for smoking materials  too���including matches.  Andrew Carnegie had a narrow  escape from death last week,  when his private car Olivet was  side swiped by another train, in  the train shed of the Pennsylvania Railroad at Pittsburg.  New York has recently made  and shipped the largest and most  expensive leather belt ever made  for driving purposes. It was 240  feet long, 6 feet wide, three, ply,  and cost $7,200. The hides of  540 steers were required.  Ivhassa, the capital of Thibet,  has been occupied by 2000 Chinese  troops, supposedly for the purpose  ot abolishing the Thibetan council and establishing a purely  Chinese government in Thibet.  OUTLINES OF  CURRENT EVENTS  A severe earthquake'visited the  islandof flr$ftA|affi|)  The bill for the incorporatiS  of   Prince   Rupert is now being  printed.  The French South Pole expedition is on its wav home from its  quest of the South pole.  There was no Chinese New  Year in Moyie, whose inhabitants  will not tolerate a pig tail.  Los. , Angeles celebrated at  Fiesta park last week, when the  the annual automobile show took  place.  The Czar of Russia unexpectedly visited his capital last week,  driving unescorted in an- open  carriage.  The Russian Commission of  defence are planning the expenditure of $500,000,000 extending  over the next ten years.  The Patrick brothers who  played with the Nelson hockey  team last year, are playing for  Port Renfrew this season.  THE WEATHER  Each year, when  Autumn  follows the  few  short days of the  The Alaska Steamship company's steamer, Yucatan, was  lost last week in a collision with  an iceberg, in Icy strait,   Alaska.  Dr. R. Berl, of Vancouver, has  been arrested lor smuggling, at  Blaine, Wash., having in his possession five beautiful pearls,,  which he had failed to declare  and pay duty on when crossing  the line.  The Toronto Saturday night  recently published an- exposure  of the methods of one-George H.  Munroe, a get-rich-quick promoter of -Toronto. So thoroughly  was Munroe and his methods <of  fleecing the public shown up,  t$&&he was forced to leave To-  n.    Sat-  exposihg  llbbds on the part of  oil companies iu'Alberta, and is  opening the eyes of the investing  public on this wild cat stock business. More power to their  elbow.���Havelock Standard.  Owing to the death of Sir  George Drummond, President of  the bank of Montreal, the vacant  position will, in all probability,  fall to Sir Edward Clouston,  Bart., and it is but natural to  presume that the general managership of this great institution  will be taken over by Mr, Meredith, who is next in the line of  promotion. Mr. Meredith, who  comes from an old Ontario family  and who was born in London,  Ont., and is a brother ot Chief  Justice Meredith, joined the staff  of the Bank of Montreal in 1867,  entered the service at Hamilton,  Ont. In 1879 he became accountant at the main office in Montreal, and he has step by step  worked his way to his present  position.  The Earl of Desart is the third  arbitrator agreed to by the U. S.  and Venezuelan governments in  their disputes submitted to the  Hague.  Herbert John Gladstone, secretary of State for home affairs,  recently appointed Govtruor General of British South Africa, has  been elevated to the peerage.  The Mad Mullah is again on  the warpath. With a big force  of Deyishes he has been killing  and looting iu the Sultanate of  Mijertine, a British protectorate.  The Montreal Winter Carnival  was not a success this year. Opposition of railroads, the typhoid  Do you know that croup can be prevented? Give Chamberlain's Cough  Kerned}- as soon as the child becomes  hoarse or even after the croupy cough  appears and it 'will prevent the attack.  It is also a certain cure for croup and  has never been known to fail Sold  by all druggists and dealers.  CIVIL WAR  Greek troops occupy Athens,  the Greek capital, and are waiting to defend their chief city from  threatened attack of the Greek  Navy. This is a unique state of  civil war.  I love  the  snow,   but oh!  summer sunshine!  you  v.py  ���wen I  Each of the chief organs of the body is a  link in the Chain of  Life. A chain is no  stronger than its)  weakest link, the body  no stronger than its  t oriian, If there is weakness of stomach, liver or lungs, there is a  nU in the chain of life which may snap at anytime. Often this so-called  ������ wc.i::r:oss " is caused 'j\ lack of nutrition, the result of weakness or disease  of the stomach and other organs of digestion and nutrition. Diseases and  weaknesses of the stomach and its allied organs are cured by the use of Dr.  Pierce- s Golden Medical Discovery. When the weak or diseased stomach is  ci'eii. diseases of other organs which seem remote from the stomach but which  liav- their origin in a diseased condition of the stomach and  other   organs   of digestion and  nutrition, are  cured   also.  Trie strong man has a strong atomach.  T.-.!<e tho above recommended "Discovery and you may have a stronQ atom-  aoli and a strong body.  Given Aw a y . ��� Dr". Pierce's Common Sense Medical Adviser,  new rcvistd Edition, is sent free oa receipt of stamps to pay  expense of mailing only. Send 31 one-cent stamps for the  hook in paper covers, or 50 stamps for the cloth-bound volume.    Address Dr. R.-V. Pierce, Buffalo, N. Y.  If You  Have a Cough,  Have luna Troubles.  Have Lost Fluli.  Are Threatened with Con-  sumptiao.   r.-v  Miss Clark, Supt. Grace Hospital, Toronto, writes thev have  used it with the best results.  50c. and $ 1.00 Bottles.  DAVIS & I.AWRICN-CI? CO., Montreal.  Electric  current   supplied   for  MINERAL ACT  Certificate of Improvements.  NOTICE.  " Gem" and " Emerald " Mineral Claims, situate in the Greenwood Mining1 Division of  Yale District. Where located: Long-Lake  Camp.  TAKE NOTICE that I, C Jt,. Shaw, agent  for Spencer Bennerman, Free Miner's  certificate No.. B14423. and Fred Moser, Free  Miner's certificate No. B14082, intend, sixty  days from date hereof, to apply to the Mining'  Recorder for a Certificate of Improvements,  for the purpose of obtaining a Crown Grant  of the above claims.  And further take notice that action undersec-  tion 37, must be commenced before the issuance  of such Certificate of Improvements.  Dated this 16th day of December, A. D. 1909.  32 C. &. SHAW, U. C I,. S.  + _  if  if  *  *  *  *  if  *  *  if  *  if  *  if  *  if  *  *  *  Power, I/iglitiiig-, Heating and  Ventilating. Power furnished  for Hoisting and air-compressing plants, with an absolute  guarantee of continuous power  service for operating.  Get Our Rates. We Can Save You Money  *  *i  * * * * * * * * * * * * jf * * * * * * * * * * * * *&  Dissolution of Partnership.  NOTICE Is hereby given that the copartnership heretofore subsisting- between  the uitdersig-ned as confectioners and tobacconists, etc., under the firm name of Holmes &  Kennedy, Greenwood, B. C, has this day been  dissolved by mutual consent. The business  will hereafter be carried ou by Fred B. Holmes,  by whom all debts of the old firm will be paid,  and lo whom all outstanding1 accounts due the  old firm must be paid.  Greenwood, B. C, February 19,1910.  W. G. KENNEDY.  FRED B. HOLMES.  Witness:   T, W. Hebbard.  NOTICE OF SALE  Pursuant  to an order of the Supreme Court  of   British  Columbia,    made  in   an  action  wherein  Elise   Wennerud   is   plaintiff,  and  Sivert Dahl is defendant, which was entered  at the Registry Office at Greeuwood, British  Columbia, the 3rd day of February, 1910.  SEALED TENDERS Will be received tip to  two o'clock in the afternoon of the 25th day of  February, 1910, by the Registrar of thia Court,  at Greenwood, B. C, for the purchase of the  lands and premises, goods, chattels and effects  of the partnership heretofore existing- between  the plaintiff and defendant, which are hereunder mentioned, the highest or any tender  uot necessarily accepted.  Any property not sold by tender will be  offered for sale by Public Auction at the Court  House at Greeuwood. B. C, on Monday, the 28th  day of February, 1910, by me, the undersigned.  The following is a description of the property to be offered for sale, viz.:  HOTEL PROPERTY.  Lou 6 and?, block 15, of the Murray Subdivision of the Town of Midway, British Columbia, together with tbe Central Hotel aud outbuildings thereon.  ALSO  The furniture, goods, chattels and effects now  being therein, heretofore used  iir connection  with the partnership premises.  FARM PROPERTY.  Lot 312 S, Group 1, in Osoyoos Division of  Yale district, Province of British Columbia,  containing- 160 acres, situate on Nicholson  creek, about four miles from Rock Creek,  about 70 acres of which are under cultivation  and fenced, together with three (3) log- buildings aud the hay and cattle sheds thereon.  ALSO  Three hcrses and 1 colt.  Thirty .head of mixed cattle,  Wagons and sleighs.  Farming implements of alt kinds now being  thereon.  Further particulars at sale, or upon application to C J. Leggatt, solicitor for the plaintiff,  Midway, B. C  Terms of sale, cash.  Dated at Greeuwood, B. C, the 3rd day of  February, 1910.  JAMES S. BIRNIE,  Auctioneer.  i OVER 66 YEARS'  EXPERIENCE  Stents  Trade Marks  Designs  Copyrights Ac.  ���_, ��� ��� _ sketch and description ta��j  qnfflkly ascertain our opinion free whether an  invention U probably patentable. Communis-  tloni strictly confidential. HANDBOOK on Patents  Anyone lending i  unlci '"'���" '  sent free. Oldest agency for oeourlng patents,  PatonU taken through Munn * Co. receive  iptcial notict, without charge, ln the  There's a difference between  dignity and pomposity, but some  people don't seem to be able to  realize it.  The Materials Used in "Trie D. &  L.'' Emulsion a*�� the finest the market  aSords, regardless of expense. In  cases of wasting diseases, loss of  weight, or loss of appetite, it ia taken  with great benefit.  Scientific Jlmericatt.  A handsomely illnitrated weekly. Largest circulation of any scientific journal. Terms for  Canada, $0.15 a year, pottage prepaid. Soil by  all newsdealers.  MUNN aco.881*"*"* New York  Branch Offloe, 635 T 8U Washington, D. C.  MINERAL ACT.  Certificate of Improvements.  NOTICE.  "Paymaster Fractional" Mineral Claim, situate in the Greenwood Mininir Division oi  Yale District. Where located: In Graham  Camp, south of and adjoining Granada  mineral claim.  TAKE NOTICE that I, Georee R. Naden,  Free Miners' Certificate No. B27297, intend, sixty dayB from the date hereof, to apply  to the Mining Recorder for a Certificate of Improvements, for the purpose oi obtaining-a  Crown Grant- of the above claim.  And further take notice that action, under  Section 37,  must  be  commenced  before   the  iaeuanceof snch Certificate  of Improvements.  Dated this 11th day of October, A. D. 1909.  28 GEORGE R. NADEN.  Pacific Hotel  Grieg & Morrison, Prop.  The Pacific is the Headquarters  for Commercial and Mining Men  Is steam-heated, electric lighted;  the rooms are large and cosy.  rhe Best Cuisine between  Winnipeg and the Coast.  ���j��4,*4"J"f**3i'*if**f**f*  OOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOO0  I  6  CONTRACTOR  AND BUILDER  Dealer in  all   kinds  of  Rough and Dressed  Lumber,  Mouldings,  Windows, Doors,  Shingles,  Bricks,  Cement, Etc.  ESTIMATES FURNISHED  GREENWOOD,   - B.C.  DOMOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOO  F  GREENWOOD  and MIDWAY  "^  Leaves  Greenwood at 7 a.m. to  connect with Spokane train; and  at 2 p.m   with Keremeos train.  J. McDonell.  ft.  A  *F v ip jf jc if* if ��f k* tf if tr jp tc ir tf ar  Leaves Mother Lode  9,30 a. iu.  6:30 p. in.  Leaves Greenwood  2:00 p.  8:30 p.  m.  m.  Saturday last stage leaves  Mother Lode 6 p. m.. Returning,  leaves Greenwood 10 p. m.  Greenwood Office  NORDEN    HOTEL  Snynopsis of Canadian North-West  HOMESTEAD REGULATIONS.  ANY available Torniuioii Lands within the  Railway Belt in British Columbia, may be  homesteaded by any person who is the sole head  of a family, or any male over 18 j'ears of age,  to the extent of one-quarter section of 160 acres,  more or less.  Entry must be made personally at the loca  land office for the disrict in which the land is'  situate. Entry by proxy may, however, b��l  made on certain conditions by the father,;'  mother, son, daug-hter, brother or sister, of an  intending- homesteader,  The homesteader is required to preform the  Conditions connected there with under one o  the following-plans;  1) At least six months' residence upon audi  cultivation of the land in each year for tbredy  years.  (2) If the father (or mother, if the father is de  ceased), of the homesteader resides upon a farm  In the vicinity of the land entered for, the re  qnirements as to residence may be satisfied by  such person residing- with the father or mother/  (3) If the settler has his permanent residence)  pon farming land owned by him in the vlcin  ity of his homestead,-the requirements as to refj  idence may be satisfied by residence upon th  said land. )|  Six months' notice in writing should bcgiveri  to the Commissioner of Dominion Lands at Ot  tawa of intention to apply for patent.  Coal.���Coal mining rights may be leased fors  period of twenty -one years at an annual renta^l  of $l. per acre.   Not more than 2,��60acres shair  be leased to one individual or company.   A roy'  alityatthe rate of five ceuts per ton shall be'  collected on the merchantable coal mined.  W. W. CORY,  Deputy of the Minister of the Interior'  N. B.���Unauthorized publication of this adn  vertisomeut will not be paid for. U  &Jt&J&jt&��tJlJlJtJlJt��'*JtjmiJl  Copper  New Edition of the  COPPER HANDBOOK  Vol. VIII., issued May, 1909, contain-j,  1,500 pages, with nearly 50 per cent!  more matter than the preceding edition]]  The chapters with mine description.-]  and on statistics have been carefttlljl  revised and the bulk of the matte.f  therein is  ENTIRELY NEW  There are 25 chapters.  Covering- Copper History", Geology ���  Geography, Chemistry, Mineralogy)  Mining, Milling, Leaching, Smelting!  Refining,1 Brands, Grades, Impurities!  Alloys, Uses, Substitutes,Terminologjl  Deposits by Districts, States.Countriesj  and Continents, Mines in Detail, Sta-f  tistics of Production, Consumption, ImJ  ports, Exports,  Finances,   DividendsJ  The Copper Handbook is concededlS  the  World's Standard Reference  Book on Copper.  The Copper Handbook contains, itjl  this new and greatly enlarged edition!  about 50 per cent, more matter that!  the Bible���though not necessarily  better book because of its great bulk.l  It is tilled with FACTS of vital im-j  portance to.  THE INVESTOR  THE SPECULATOR  THE METALLURGIST  THE CONSUMER  THE MINER  Price is $5 in Buckram with gilt top]  or $7.50in genuine full library moroccoa  TERMS are most liberal. Send ncl  money, but order the book sent to youj  all carriage charges prepaid, on one!  week's approval, to be returned if unj  satisfactory, or paid for if it suits. Car  you afford not tosee the book and judgd  for yourself of its value to you ?  WRITE NOW to the editor and pub-|  lisher,  HORACE J. STEVENS  36, SHELDON BUILDING, HOUGH-j  TON, MICH., U.S.A. THE  BOUNDARY CREEK TIMES  IIES AND MINING!  *  *  * ,.    �� ��  ia ��  In a vicious fight at the 1,000-lt  level of the Ready Bullion mine, near  Treadwell, Joe Bakich, a Slavonian,  struck' John Harris^ his helper, on the  head with a drill. Harris' skull was  crushed, and he is in a precarious  condition. A deputy marshal from  Juneau brought Bakich to jail. He  declares the blow was struck in self-  defence. The helper is too ill' to  make a statement.  A shut-down of all mining opera"  tions in the Butte district is threatened  by reason of the action of a majority  of the hoisting; engineers in leaving  their posts recently when concessions  from the mineowners in the matter of  jurisdictional disputes were not forthcoming. The men involved are members of International Union 138.  Operations are continued in <but four  of the Amalgamated company's properties, the Silver Bow, the Berkey,  the Mountain and the Buffalo.  A free milling gold property at  Pearl Harbor, Alaska, and said to  rival in possibilities the production of  the Alaska-Treadwell mine, will be  developed shortly by a Chicago group  of capitalists as a result of a favorable  report made two months ago by Col.  Allan, of Chicago. The deal was  negotiated by one of the principal  owners, J. R. Stewart, of Victoria,  and formerly a well known coal mining operator of Edmonton. The  ledge is said to be high grade and to  be traceable on the surface for over  two miles. It will be developed by  means of two long tunnels and a  small stamp mill will also be i nstalled  this spring for the purpose, of making;  experimental mill tests. The new  company in which the property has  been vested is the Alaska Consolidated and has a capitalization of  $3,000,000.       Canada possesses three-fifths of the  stores of nickel in the world. There  are only two countries in. the world  that  have any   appreciable store of  nickel���the Dominion and the French  colony of New Caledonia. Both deposits are controlled by substantially  the same organization���the International Nickel company, of New York.  The Canadian deposits are incalculable, but millions of tons are lying in  the earth because It did not suit the  purpose of the trust to produce more  than a limited amount each year. It  is now urged that the nickel mines of  this country should be taken over by  the government. This, it is claimed,  would give Great Britain an enormous  advantage over all other countries in  the construction of war ships and  would insure for all time the material,  which is the chief feature in the construction of modern battleships, would  be preserved for Canada and the empire. Nickel is found in an ore that  contains also a considerable proportion of copper. It was copper that  was beine searched for when the prospectors chanced upon the other and  more valuable metal. That was less  than 20 years ago, but in those days  there was little demand for nickel, and  vast quantities of valuable material  were thrown aside as unsalable, but  the case was entirely altered when the  value of nickel as a steel alloy was  discovered.  A few minutes delay in treating  tome casea of croup, even the length  of time it takes to get a doctor of tens  proves dangerous. The safest way  is to keep Chamberlain's Cough Remedy in the house, and at the first in  dication of croup give the child a dose.  Pleasant to take and always cures.  Sold by all druggists and dealers.  KHARTOUM IS READY  NOVA SCOTIA  Although former President  Roosevelt is not expected to arrive for two weeks, Khartoum is  rapidly filling with visitors anxious to greet him. It is estimated  tkat Khartoum will entertain the  greatest crowd in its history when  the distinguished American  reaches there.  Manuel of Portland was recently snubbed by a chorus girl  in a way that made him feel like  a two-spot instead of a king.  IN THE  AND  TUNNEL  COMPAA/Y,  LIMITED.  25 Cents a Share  Capital Stock $125,000, Divided into  500,000 Shares at 25c Each,  A  NON-PERSONAL LIABILITY  Now running, a tunnel (in 200 feet)  under valuable claims adjoining  Greenwood Townsite on  Skylark Mountain.  OLA LOFSTAD,  President.  A. S. BLACK,  Secretary.  AT THE CHURCHES  From the East came wisdom, it is  said; and the eastermost province of  the Dominion, Nova Scotia, is showing its wisdom by "taking stock" of  its forest resources with a view to inaugurating a businesslike system of  managing them. This inventory was  begun during the past summer (1909),  and was under the charge of Dr.  B. E. Fernow, dean of the faculty of  forestry of the University of Toronto,  who was assisted by the chief fire  warden of the province and several  trained foresters.  The southwestern part of the province, from Hants county westward,  has been covered and it is expected  that the survey will be completed during the coming summer.  To total area surveyed during the  past summer was about 8,500 square  miles. The cost was very low, averaging less than 20 cents per square  mile.  Only a rough survey, or "recon-  naisance," was attempted. Each  member of the party was assigned a  certain district and allowed considerable latitude in choosing a way to  cover this to the best advantage.  Time and expense were saved by  utilizing existing records and information secured from well-informed persons, where these were found reliable, the field work consisting largely  in checking the information thus obtained, studying, forest types, etc  This information was then plotted  in the field directly on large scale  maps (2 inches to the mile.) Among  the points recorded were the extent of  the burned areas, the degree of cutting on cut-over areas, the composition of the forest, the condition of  the young growth or "reproduction"  and the character of the farming  lands, meadows, etc., within the  farming country.  Dr. Fernow's report as to the possible future of the forest is interesting and encouraging. He remarks:  ' 'Although the data on reproduction  and rate of growth are not yet collated, it is safe to say that, if the fires  are kept out (and apparently with the  present organization still further perfected this can be done reasonably  well), there is no difficulty in restocking by natural means most of the cut-  over areas, if not too severely culled.  * * * In the pure hemlock-  spruce stands all that is necessary is  to remove the old hemlock thoroughly  and cleanly to have the young growth  of spruce, already on the ground,  take its place.''  He thinks, however, that incorrect  ideas are often held as to the growth  of' spruce. The white spruce may,  he says, when growing in comparatively open situations, make a sawlog  in ; sixty years. The forest spruce,  which is mostly red spruce, is of  slower growth, and will probably not  average a sawlog in less than a hundred years.  To a   large   extent   the   differen  species   are   found to  be   localized  Thus the  white pine is found  most  plentifully  in  Shelburne  and part of  Queen's, the hemlock in Annapolis,  and the spruce in Digby.  Heretofore estimates of Canada's  forest areas, the stands of timber  thereon and of the country's forest  resources in general have been very  largely guesswork. The action of  Nova Scotia takes prominence as  the first attempt on any large scale to  substitute accurate information for  this uncertainty. While no doubt  errors have crept in, the estimates are  at least based upon exact knowledge;  and that is far more than could be  said of former estimates. It is to be  hoped that other provinces of the Dominion will see fit, ere' long, to follow  Nova Scotia's example in this line of  work.     While it is almost impossible to prevent an accident, it is never impossible  to be prepared���it is not beyond any  one's purse. Invest 25 cents in a bottle  of Chamberlain's Liniment and you  are prepared for sprains, bruisea and  like injuries. Sold by all druggists  and dealers.  Methodist ��� Rev. I. B. Hibbert  will conduct set vises in the Methodist  Church every Sunday. Morning-, 11  a.m.; Sunday School, 3 p. m. Evening.  7:30, .......,.���,...,-.......  Pjbbsbyterian���St    Colurt)ba   Services will be conducted morning j��nd  evening, 11 a. m. and 7 30 p. in.   Sunday   School  2.30   p.   in.   Reyv J. A  Petrie, minister.  CATnouc���Church of the kacred  Heart.���Divine service 1st, thSrdand  fourth Sunday in each tnontlj?. iHoly  .mass at 10 a. m.; vebpers and benediction at 7:30 p. ni.; Sunday ��&Wol a*  2:30 p.m. Rk.v. J. A. Bi darP.jS 'M. I.  pastor,.   '   *  s  Church of Eno.t.am* (Sti *Jgj*<<e\)-  TJvery Sunday, Morning nudjSjjfi ning.  Matins, 11 a. ni. Evensong, 7:3\) p. 'ni'.  Sunday school, 2.30 p.m. Holy Communion, 1st and 3rd Sundays at 8 a.m;  other Sundays   at   11 a. tn.  Saints' Day services as anncimced  in   Church.  Rev. K Vernon Venables, Vicar.  The People's Schoolmaster,  If you want a clear and concise medical book���which is full of the most  useful information for man or woman  ���order the People's Common Sense  Medical Adviser, by R. V. Pierce,  M. D. Treats of Anatomy, Hygiene,  Medicine���a book of one thousand  pages (new, fully revised, up-to-date  edition) gives all particulars which  men or women should know about  themselves. How to correct ordinary  derangements and weaknesses; treats  of diseased conditions and the practical treatment theroof. Household  hints and advice about the family--  a chapter on Mother and Babe, etc.  This new edition is almost a household necessity. Send thirty-one one  cent stamps for this handsome cloth  bound book to Dr. R. V. Pierce, Buffalo,  N. Y.   TEDDY LOOKS GOOD  One Teddy Roosevelt seems to  look pretty good to the newspaper editors of Oregon, Washington and Idaho, in fact to most of  them west of the Mississippi  river. A Chicago newspaper conducted a canvass of the editors  west of the Aleghanies recently  to find out their choice tor president. . ;^Phe movejwas made to as*  cxxtzmM7rt^7is7*' '"'  withi  PORTLAND CANAL  BETWEEN TWO STOOLS  W. T. Smith, perhaps better  knowa by mining men as  "Boundary" Smith, who has  made and lost fortunes in various  mining camps and who lately  threw in his lot with the Portland Canal district is now in Spokane, Wash., interesting capital  in a new venture in this camp.  At the present time there are  six working properties in the  camp, the Portland, Stewart,  Portland Wonder and Main Reef  on Glacier creek; the Bitter Creek  group on Bitter creek and the Red i  Cliff on Lydden creek. Up on  Salmon river the Edgecombe syndicate are working on the Alaskan  side and it is generally reported  that this last mentioned concern  will undertake development within a short time on its holdings in  in the camp.  A huge scow, purchased fer the  Red Cliff Mining Co., in Prince  Rupert, was lost from the tow of  the Otter a few days ago across  Dixon entrance while it was being  brought to Stewart. A heavy  sea was encountered aud the  scow broke away. The Otter  made a valiant attempt to pick it  up again but this was impossible  on account of the rough sea.  TIRED OF LIFE  Once more the Kaiser has  threatened the possible occupation of Dutch territory unless  Holland takes steps to place itself in a state of defence against  Great Britain. Holland is placed  in a very awkward position, with  Britain on one side and Germany  on the other.  A DEFENCE PROPOSAL  Abdul Hamid, former sultan of  Turkey, attempted to commit  suicide in Vienna by trying to  strangle himself with a silk handkerchief. He was prevented from  carrying out his purpose by a  servant, and placed in a straight-  jacket.  SAVED HER HAIR  Zam Buk Cured Scalp Eczema  sho  favorite "with t, 360 et  Taft trails with 1,093. In Oregon Taft got 14 votes and Roosevelt 32; in Washington Roosevelt  51, Taft 31; in Idaho Roosevelt  fell behind Taft, the latter receiving 17 votes and Roosevelt 14.  A BEAUTIFUL BOOK  Whether you are interested in  fruit culture and its possibilities  or not, if you are anything ot a  lover of the beautiful, write to  E. F. Massam, Medford, Oregon,  for au illustrated booklet on Medford, Oregon, and information regarding the wonderful resources  of the Rogue River valley in  southern Oregon. If the beautifully illustrated prospectus received by us is any criterion of  the town's folk of Medford, or of  the resources of the Rogue Riyer  valley, then that is the only place  to live on earth..  It is expected that Lord Kitchener will recommend a system to  enable Australia to mobilise a  great field force for Imperial purposes in the event of a menace to  the Empire, without undermining  her autonomy or formally enlisting men for Imperial service.  When a fellow feels like throwing himself down and worshipping a girl, he should wail. She  will probably throw him down  herself.  SOMEWHAT PREVIOUS  A German pamphleteer has  published a scheme for the division and distribution of the British Empire after it is conquered,  which goes to show that the said  Empire does not contain all the  war foola in the world.  Consumption  May Follow  That Cold.  *��^��EES��a Colds are the  beginning of  most tubercular  troubles.  Mathieu's Syrup of  Tar and Cod Liver  Oil arrests tlie  disease, cures the  cough, dissipate.*!  tbe cold, soothes  and heals the  inflamed and  diseased tissue and  builds the svsteui  up.  ���  It is beyond all  question     the  greatest cough and cold cure and  system builder combined.  Large bottle 35 cts from all dealers.  J. L H*rthkn Ca. Pr��ps.,Snerbrooke, P.Q.  biUrlbutorafor Wtttou C*n*��l;i,  Voter Una.   Lmxaoa A Co., VucuQver, Edmonton,  GERMAN RIOTS  More rioting has occurred at  Frankfort-on-Main and a large  number wounded on both sides,  The mob stoned the police aud  used pepper with great effect.  The police used their sabres and  four civilians are in the hospital  with mortal wounds.  If you have eczema, ringworm or  any. scalp sore, do not permit your  hair to be cut off without first trying  -Mr��'/ David Monteith, of  itreet, Norwood, Winni-  ', nyi; , "My daughter contracted  eczema of tbe scalp, and this broke out  regularly for three years in succession.  It would probably have been recurring  yet each season had it not been for  Zam-Buk. The eczema first started  with an outbreak of little red, watery  pimples, which turned into large sores.  We consulted a medical man, and tried  lotions, powders, salves and all kinds  of things but in vain.  "Each time the disease appeared her  hair had to be cut off. When this had  been done three times a friend suggested that, as other things had failed  I should try Zam-Buk, Instead of again  consulting a doctor and going through  the old and ineffective programme. I  acted on this advice, and obtained  some Zam-Buk. Almost as soon as  this was applied the child experienced  relief. The itching and irritation  seemed to be soothed, and in several  places, after some days' treatment,  there appeared marked signs of improvement so we thought we would  not this time cut off the hair.  "We kept on applying Zam-Buk until in a few weeks it was very evident  a complete cure was being effected,  In the end all the sores were healed,  the hair over the effected parts had  grown again, and at the present time  her scalp is healthy and quite free  from every trace of sore or eczema."  The same healing virtue is responsible  for cure of ulcers, abscesses, running  sores, cuts, cracks, scalds, burns, piles,  abrasions, etc, For children's rashes  there is nothing to equal Zam-Buk, as  it is so pure . All druggists and stores  at SO cents box, or post free from Zam-  Buk Co., Toronto, for price.  FOUR COMETS  Allen's Lune Balsam is warranted to  cure the most distressing Cough; /  OVER 100 SLAIN ^  A despatch from the governor  of Dakura, Senegal, says a  French detachment has suffered  heavy losses through an ambuscade in the Oudar region. A  whole company, consisting of  five frencb officers and 110 native  soldiers were massacred.  Jim Jeffries was born  April 15,  1875.    Jack   Johnson   was   born  (March 31, 1878.  During the month of January,  1910, four comets were at one  time in the heavens. The first of  these is Halley's comet; the second Winnecke's, rediscovered at  the Observatory de la Plata on  October 31st by Poro; the third  is Daniel's, and the fourth In-  ness'.  If troubled with iudigestion, con-  stiptation, no appetite or feeling bilious, give Chamberlain's Stomach and  Liver Tablets a trial and you will be  pleased with the result. These tablets invigorate the stomach and liver  and strengthen the digestion. Sold  by all druggists and dealers.  The pitcher that goes too often  to the well has at least seen something of the world before the  crash comes.  LADIES  ft  Do you want GDli Enrjltalj initial note ;{  paper and  envelopes  to  I letters on?   If you do  Call ail THE TIMES OFFICE  write   your  Prices moderate ft  THE  Boundary  Creek  times  -IS THE-  PIONEER WEEKLY  -OF THE-  BO  I  Send for the paper,  Subscribe for it,  Advertise in. it  And let us do  lb THE  BOUNDARY CREEK TIMES  m ��� '"* ii minium nm miii  *1  m  BBIms  Is more essetttttrlio gbodJiouseAeeptngx  than toy other article of utility In /ryJionw  . A. L. WHITE,  1        Phone 16  InBsaaeaasaannnaHi  The Stove and Furniture Man  Greenwood, B. C.  ^i^!^i)!?^n!f^?HH!tn?nn!mgmmmmmmH?mmHM?m?^  <F*  j��5  We have just received a  shipment of Clocks of the very  newest designs in Marbelized  Wood, Enameled Wood and Mis*  sion Finish. Also something  very nifty in Mantle Clocks.  j JL Cogati $ Co- J  | matchmakers and Jewelers j j  TOWN TOPICS  It was 20 degrees below zero  this week.  Jim McCreath has returned  from Spokane.  Martha scared the night watchman at the Mother Lode one dark  night this week.  D. R, Tsit, the manager of the  Kettle River Irrigated Fruit  Land Co., has returned from  Vancouver.  There is much counterfeit silver money being circulated in  Greeuwood theso days. Better  bite all you get.  Thc Ladies Aid of the Presbyterian church will meet :il the  house of Mrs. Kinney on Tuesday  next at 2.30 p. in.  Mr. Davidson, of the wholesale  firm of Smith, Davidson &  Wright, Vancouver, paid ;i visit  to Greenwood this week.  Married-���At Greenwood, February 15th, John Franklin Potts  to Minnie Thompson, of Seattle,  by the Rev. J. A. Petrie.  The Electric Light Co. are  busy thawing out mains and private water pipes, the result of  Monday and Tuesday's severe cold  snap.  Ed. Massam, one of the promoters of the Boundary Falls  smelter, is now located at Medford, Ore., and is a member of  the Rogue River Orchard Land  Co.  ^fiiiiiaiUiiUiiUiuuiiiiUiraaauauuuuuuuiuuiiUiUiUiiiss:  'i  95  7a  SB  1  1  I  BUY YOUR MILK  FROM  THE)  GREENWOOD DAIRY  Fresh Milk and Cream Delivered Daily  BOTTLED  MILK  A SPECIALTY  Fred   Jenks,   Prop'r.  a  ti&Mti��-&&��n-:&mi��&&&&'.  ***************** ******************,  i FIRST RATE CAFE ?  *  "A  f.  "a  V.  V.  >.  "f.  *  t.  "f.  A.  AT .THIS  WINDSOR HOTEL  greenwood, b. c.  Open Day and Night  ERNIE CARTIER, Manager  '��� ***************** *****************  i  j 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 .-mention to Express and Freight.  GILLIS & LAING, Prs.  MINING CLAIM FOR SALE  In Wellington (..'.niip, The property  known as The (iolcleii Crown, with  plant and tquipcniciit now found there -  on.  For terms and particulars apply  to  <;. K. Coi.i>\vj;i.i.,  lirandon, Manitoba.  Advertise in THE TIMES  WANTED  Good,  live  business of any description.    Must be a paying proposition.  Vancouver Locators,  Loo Block, Vancouver, B, C.  for Sewing Machine Needles and  Oil see A. L. White, the Stove and  Furniture man.  Hon Joa, the chinaman arrested  last week, in Wellington camp  for inflicting a serious injury on  Mike Mullen, during a rowdy  evening, was remanded last Monday for eight days.  F. Arrah Snyder has resigned  as consulting metallurgist for the  Gtlinore Mining & Smelting Co.,  of Chiapas, Mexico, and will be  succeeded by his brother F. W.Snyder, of Pasadena, Cal. '<  P. W. George & Co., are move*,  ing into their new  city  premises;  on the corner of Greenwood audi  Copper   streets,   known   as   th  Hyde block.    P.   W.  himself i  working   like   a Trojan movin  goods.  Alex Broomfield drove in fronr  Westbridge, on Wednesday eve-1  ning last, with Tobn McKenzie,  who is seriously ill. He was  taken to the hospital and it is  feared is suffering from blood  poisoning.  The Ice Carnival, advertised to  take place at the rink on Tuesday  last, was not the success it should  have been. No doubt the intense  cold of Monday and Tuesday  nights kept most of the keen  skaters away.  The Hockey match a t thc  Mother Lode, last Friday, between the mine and the smelter  teams, was a splendid game.  Clean hockey, fine play, wonderful rooting, and a victory for the  smelter by 8-6.  Don't forget to take in the big  hockey match at the Rink tomorrow night, at 8 o'clock, Smelter  vs. Mother Lode. This is the  second game ol the series, the  first being won by the Smelter  last week. Boost fer���whoever  you want to win.  The partnership which has existed for about 6 years between  Messrs. F. B. Holmes and W.  Kennedy has been dissolved.  Mr. Holmes will continue to conduct the stationery business on  Copper street. Mr. Kennedy will  visit the coast cities for a while.  While taking a horse to water  at Long lake last week, T. Stuart  Palmer, of the Jewel mine, states  that several, trout came tothe  surface of the water hole. This  is good news, and proof positive  that the fish, put into the lake  by the Kettle River Fish and  Game Protective society, last  fall, are doing well,  Two Greenwood curling rinks  left on Wednesday for Phoenix to  extirtninate the Phoenician curlers, in the local Bonspiel.    The  Greenwood-rinks are: Alex McDonald, K. C. B. Frith, C. Summers, Geo. Evans; J. S. Birnie,  E. W. Bishop, Bert Logan, and  H. McCutcheon. Phoenix how-  ev.er:wpn the allcomers cup, de-  i^^^^g^iM'yiTom Grand Forks  ai|||^^^n3. Thc Burns cup  ^i$iftlt$^?for yesterday. Qur  two},local- rinks were unfortunate*}^ 4*$WO against each  other.  JSferlOS ANGELES  -.A    ���:   the order of Secretary  tenor Ballinger,  tothe  "that   all   applications for  -on   the   Yuma irrigation  t would be considered  "si-  fjoously " on the morning of  1,  the   150   persons  who  have been in   line   for   five days  waiting   for  the   distribution  of  the 40-acre   farms,   have decided  to hol'd their positions in line and  and not chance a   "grand rush"  with later arrivals.  The Los Angeles land office, in  a circular that is in the bands of  the land seekers, said in part:  "The.agents of the building  in which the land office is situated will not permit anyone to remain in the building at night.  As a consequence any line which  may be formed prior to the date  of opening will be formed on the  street and will- be under the supervision of the police department.  "The head of the line will be  allowed to enter the building at  an early hour on the morning of  March 1 and the line formation  will be maintained in the hall of  the building until the last farm  has beeu disposed of, the rule of  ���first come first served' being  strictly enforced.''  As a, result of the announcement, the landseekers took up  their stations in the line early in  the week and despite the rains,  have held them day aud night,  POSSIBILITIES  Fifty-four years aeo seven  French scientists investigated  photography, and asserted that  it could .be never used for anything but still life, because an  exposure lasting at least thirty  minutes was necessary.  And yet the men who own  kodaks today shrug their shoulders when the Los Angeles aviation meet is mentioned and declare that aeroplanes will never  be of any commercial importance.  REVOLT IN INDIA  A most serious revolt of the  natives at Jagdalupur, India, is  causing the British authorities  much anxiety. Only 200 police  were available ior duty and it is  feared that the troops ordered  there will not arrive in time to  prevent bloodshed. This is the  most serious outbreak since the  mutiny.  .-::W   IN THE HOUSE  77f    ���  " ^Ehe Penticton Railway bill, a  J8i)|]inteasufe, was introduced to-  &����' ''''���Jj|.is for a line south from  qm,'. connecting' with the  Hill agents are Very  I;^eil Mckay arid other  embers are making a  to have the charter  giSifpltety on condition that the  dismantled six miles.of the Kaslo-  SlocSn road be put.iu condition  and operated. The matter will  come, tip in the railway committee.  WILL WORK DUNDEE  The Dundee mine at Ymir,  after lying idle for ten years, will  be reopened and operated as soon  as snow goes, under the direction  of C. W. Riley, on behalf of A.  K. Rand, of New Westminster,  who is largely interested in the  property.  "Now McTavish, it,s like this;  you've either to stop the whisky  or loose your eyesight���and you  must choose." "Ay weel, doctor,  I'm an auld man noo, an' I was  thinkin' I've seen aboot every  thing worth seein'."  Anattack of grip is often followed  by a persistent cough, which to many  many proves a great annoyance.  Chamberlain's Cough Remedy has  been extensively used aud with food  success for the relief and cure of this  cough. Many cases have been cured  after all other remedies had failed.  Sold by all druggists and dealers.  FOR RENT  The telescope which is being  installed in the Transvaal observatory will be the second largest in the British Empire. It will  be 35 feet long and have an  aperture 26 inches in diameter.  Allen's  Lung Balsam  Contains no Opium.  Is the one Safe and Effective  Cough Remedy for general  fr.r/.'il)' tiSG."   I ,   DAVIS & LAWKi:NCI'. CO.,  Montreal.  afkaaamam���am���11 iinui  FOR SALE���Furniture. Apply at  residence of F. D. Homegreen, Gold st.  For Sala or Rent���Pianos, Sewing  Machines. The O. I. C. New and 2nd  Hand store.    A.  L.  White,  Phone 16.  Books, and more Books. See thc  display in the window this week. Price  not considered. Do you want some  cheap reading? The O. I. C. 2nd-Hand  Dump, phone It*, A.L.White.  Three room furnished house, water  and electric lights in the house, south  of Capt. Swayne's, Silver street, we  pay water rent, $15 per month.  Five room furnished house, water  and electric light in house, south of  Capt. Swayne's, Silver street, $21.50  per month.    We pay water rent.  Three room furnished house, by  Chas. Kinney's residenca, electric  lights and water, $15 per month. We  pay water rent.  Residence property for sale on easy  payments. A. L. Whitk.  FOR SALE  About 7 tons of loose hay, 6 tons  timothy, 1 ton grain hay.  Apply Fritz Haussner, Greenwood,  or I'red B. Holmes.  f$<>,tC THE-  VERY  LATEST  We have just received a new  shipment of  Trunks, Suit Cases,  Club Bags,  Telescopes,  Trunk and  Suit Case Straps,  Name Tags,  Keys Galore.  The New and 2nd-Hand Store  PHONE 16  A. L. WHITE  PROPRIETOR.  MORTGAGE SALE OF  VALUABLE RESIDENTIAL PROPERTY  Under ami by virtue of the Power of Sale  contained in a certain mortgage, which will be  produced at the time of Bale, there will be  offered for Bale by public auction, ou Monday,  the 21 Ht day of February, 1910, at eleven o'clock  in the forenoon, by James Birnie, ol tlie court  liouKe, Greenwood,-11. C, the following property :  Lots 4, 5,6 aud 7. In IMncU 24 (Map 24), Town  of Anaconda, upon which is erected a one story  dwelling house, and outbuildings and other  improvements.  For further particulars and condition of stlc  apply to Harris & Hull. Vendor's Solicitors,  Bauk of B. N. A. building-, Hastings street,  Vancouver, B. C; James Birnie, Sherlff.'tircen-  vrood, B. C, or E. T. Wickwire, Greenwood.  B.C.  NOTICE  In the matter of the Land Registry Act, aud  in the matter of the Title to an undivided one-  third Interest in Lot 1353. Group 1, ���' Palmetto"  mineral claim, Osoyoos Division of Yale District.  WHEREAS, the Certificate of Title to the  above hereditaments, being Certificate No.  7658A. iu the name of Moses Burns, has beeu  destroyed, and application has been made to  me.for a duplicate thereof,  NOTICE is hereby given that a duplicate  Certificate of Title to the above hereditaments  will oe issued at the expiration of one mouth  from the date of the first publication hereof  unless in the meantime valid objection to the  contrary is made to me in writing.  W. H. EDMONDS,  District Registrar.  Laud Registry office, Kamloops. B. C, December 30, 1909.  We carry a nice line of BOY'S  SHOES, just the thing for the  School Boy. They are A^No, 1  goods and  PRICES RIGHT  ....��������� i  Russell-Law-Caulfield Co.,Ltd.  HARDWARE,  GROCERIES and FURNISHINGS  !/  Palace Livery Stables  c  m m  Drives   ��� ��� ' ��� ��� 4  ,-��������������� ���        1  DRAYING���We Can Move Anything j  F. C.  BUCKLESS  ��� ���   PROPRIETOR r-7���  F. JAYNES  COPPER STREET, GREENWOOD  Ogilvie's Rolled Oats  8-lb. Sack 45c  r=f*?5f*?s.  Just the thing  ���I  CORBY'S SPECIAL SELECTED  RYE WHISKY  Greenwood Ciquor Co. i  IMPORTERS GREENWOOD A  <5��<5��&��&&5��&��4Z&?z��<~^^  ARE Y��H BRY?  Beer  Beer  Beer  WE BREW GOOD BEER AND  ALL KINDS OF SOFT DRINKS  Call up 'Phone 138, Greenwood  Phoenix Brewery Co.  BEER  KODAKS and  CAMERA SUPPLIES  LARGE SELECTION OF MAGAZINES  ALWAYS IN STOCK.  SUBSCRIPTIONS TAKEN AT PUBLISHERS RATES.  BOOKSELLER AND STATIONER, WALL PAPER DEALER

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