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 x&m  VOL.' 12  GREENWOOD,   B. Q,   FRIDAY, APRIL 3, 1908.  0^0<>0*0-**K**-00-00-00<*H><**0<>0-0*0��*0*OOr^ <  OLD-ESTABLISHED AND RELIABLE  Greenwood's Big Furniture Store  f  ^ ->���... ,. -. ���^i����3^^  ^?;^v  Goods  Arriving  ���' i  ?,;���  We have opened up a large shipment of ^^ Childi'eft's Vehicles.  All the latest and best in  Go-Carts, and Carriers in  grades and prices to suit  everybody       :       :       :  Call and See them.  T.M. Gulley & Co.  HOUSE FURNISHERS  Phone 27  Greenwood, B.C.  00*0*0-0-0<H>0��**>00<>0<*^^  v*-.-..-.  YOU ARE CORDIALLY INVITED TO OUR  SPRING  r>  MILLINERY  OPENING  Friday and Saturday, April 3rd and 4th, when'  we will display the Latest Millinery Novelties,  including an exceptional line of       :        :        :  Ready-to-wear and Trimmed Hats  * i �����  Our Miss Brown who has just arrived from  the EJ-ast, has spared no effort to secure the  newest designs in Pattern Hats, along- with  some of tier own special models       ;       ;'-.-.'���;  Dry Goods.  Millinery  their works shall ye  ^knowthem  99  Btsin  On the merit of their performances alone are  we willing to have them judged. Simplicity of  construction, combined with a skill in manufacture, which is the inheritance of genera-  lions, make ,  t  good time keepers and  consequently comfortable watches to carry.  Their efficiency is asr-i/ed by a guarantee which enables  the owner to have any njonstructional defect remedied free of  charge by the nearest agent in any part of the world.  They  are hot made in gradts which cannot be fully guaranteed.  Loaan  Go.  MORE THAN  A MILLION  City Assessment Roll Totals  $1,002,900���Fire   Brigade  ���ST*    '-"-*j��-*-f-4V.���������,-*��-- - ������n��.jfrii}^4faf!��.yiiir!).-;i-<-  Equipment.  The'Council on Monday nigh'  was attended not only by ihe  Mayor. Aldermen Fleming--, Sutherland, Mortimer and Meyer but  by two reporters and the Citv  Solicitor.       ���  Communications were read from  W. Brpwn, of the C.P.R., stating  the clauses under which the Columbia and Western Railway  claimed exemption from taxati"n.  The letter was received and filed.  An old account of lhe Post Intel-*  ligencer of Seattle, was submitted  to the council. It amputated to  $5.00 and covered a subscription  to the P. I. from Jan. 1903 to April, 1904 At that time the Reading-Room was being conducted  by the churches   and- the   City  Guardians claimed a high irres-  ponsibilitv and sent the account  back. The nnlv obligation the  city had towards the Reading-  Room at tbat time was to contribute $15 monthly toward'3, the  rent.  Fire Chief HalWt exr-laire-l  the rpqiiest of the Fire Brie-adp  for fur*-her pouir-men-r. The ad-  yisabilitv of -nurcriasins" a truck  and extension ladders was fli<5ct-*5-  sed and the Chief p-aw estimates  of the cost. A Schr-eider cut off  which wouldclamp'over the hosp  and, allow, repairs ^;,.thev ittnz^e  without loss of time was inexpensive and verv helpful. A cellar  nozzle which could he put in a  cellar or other place where a man  could not safely en was also mentioned. After explaining that  the firemen who were to be on  duty at the Auditorium would be  there on business, the Fire Chief  modestly suggested that a little  paper and paint -wouldn't hurt  the apartments upstairs where  the fire boys sleep. This-would  cost from $60 to $70. The Fire  Chief will report again giving  further estimates.        ���  Th e followiu g accou nts were  ordered paid :  B. C. Times  -  10.00  Cameron &   McDonald  - 4.10  Aid. Meyer asked leave to introduce Pound By-law No. 121.  The first reading of the Byr-law  was given and the Council went  into committee to discuss it. The  committee rose and reported progress.  The Assessor's return showed  a valuation of land at $573,580  and of improvements at $429,320.  It was then moved that the assessment be received as prepared  by the Assessor and that a Court  of Revision to hear complaints of  the City's assessment be held on  the lith ot May, 1908 at 10 a.m.  in the City Hall and that the  statutory notioe be published for  30 days in the Gazette and in a  local {paper; and also that the  Court consist of Mayor Bunting.  Aldermen Sutherland, Mortimer,  Meyer and Fleming.  L. S. Eaton, of Victoria, provincial organizer for the Conservative party, was in the- city Saturday and Sunday. Mr. Eaton had  a consultation with a few of the  members of the executive com-  mittee for Greenwood riding. He  went to Phoenix Monday morning  and from there' will take a trip  through East Kootenay.  Mother Lode Contract Awarded.  The Contract for the grading on  the Mother Lode spiirjof the C.  P..R. has been awarded to W. P.  Tierney & Co., of Nelson. It  Will be remembered <! that Mr.  Tierney and his son were in  Greenwood about three weeks ago  in company with E. D. Ireland,  one of the fcompany's! engineers  overlooking the work.s The contracts cover beside this work the  filling iu of several large bridges  between Castlegar anjd Cascade  which will practicallyl, eliminate  bridge work from the! Columbia  and Western division pf the CP.  R. The company expect to have  all bridges on this division filled  in this year. The new contract  was awarded last weelt by F. F.  Busteed, superintendent of the  C.P.R. Pacific Divfsioji, and C.E  Cartwrighr, chief engineer of the  division, j  Interviewed in Nelson, Mr.  Tierney stated that; his firm  would commence operations in  a few days and would require a  large number of men. | The firm's  head office is in.Nelso|n where the  men seekiug employment can apply.  Death of W. J- Harber  The many friends of the late  W, J. Harber the first manager of  the Boundary Creek Times, learned only this week of his ideate  which occurred in Cumberland  County, England, on the 7th of  Janury last. Mr. Harber started  this paper with H. M. Lamb as  editor in September,* 1896, their  first issue appearing on the 12th  .of, th at month,,a.nd xcmaineoLwith  it until the fall of 1900, when he  returned to England because of  the failing health of his , father,  who died only a week after Mr.  Harber's own death. Deceased  was 54 years of agd and came to  British Columbia iu 1889. He  worked first in Victoria and for  some time was part owner of the  Vernon News with Angus K.  Stuart. He was well knowji  throughout the Okanagan district.  In Greenwood he was one of the  charter members of the Typographical Union and was a very  enthusiastic member of Boundary  .Val*ev Lodge No. 38, I.O.O.F.  He was of a quiet and retiring  disposition, devoted to his home,  and bis friends, all of whom will  sincerely regret to hear of his demise. Mrs. Harber survives him.  His father who died a week later  was 90 years of age.  ADJOURNED MEETING.  The first annual meeting of the  Diamond Fraction and Texas Development Syndicate was convened on Wednesday evening. April  1st. The Diamond Texas has  been making good showing in  ground for some time past but  the ore has not yet been reached  as had been expected. The meeting was adjourned till Friday  evening to allow for a careful examination of the property.  The subject under discussion  at the St. Columba Young Men's  Club last night at their semimonthly meeting, was "Which  is the better field for a young  man to make a success in life,  Eastern Canada or Western Canada ?V After an interesting and  animated discu3sion the verdict  was given in favor of the West,  although "that airt" got many  hard knocks,  No. 30  ACCIDENT  ENDS FATALLY  Sad Death of Richard E.Bradbury on Wednesday Last-  Funeral Tomorrow  On Wednesday afternoon, shortly  after three o'clock, Richard E  Bradbury, a young Englishman  aged 23 years, was instantly killed  by being pinned by a falling tree  sgainst the ptump'of a tree he had  fallen just previously. The accident occurred on the upper bank  of the first switchback on the  Phoenix road within half a mile of  town. Richard Bradbury with his  three brothers and Ed Spooner had  gone up the hill to cut pome firewood, half with the idea of getting  something to do. They had fallen  one tree, the st.imp of which was  less than four feet from the one  which caused the fatalty. When  tbe second tree was falling it struck  a boulder and turning back caught  the unfortunate man, killing him.  Deceased was the youngest of  four brothers in this country. The  other three, Horace. Bert and  Fred, were with him at the time of  his death. He had comte to British  Columbia first about three years  ago firom bis home .at! Chester  House. Brownhills, Wallsall, Staffordshire in England. Though a  bricklayer by trade, he had worked  at the Providence mine and for the  B. C. 'Copper Co., and until he left  for a visit to his home in England  laBt fall, was a member of Greenwood Miners' Union. He returned  frdm~" England���only^---about two-  months ago.. He was a member of  the Methodist church and while in  the city had been active iu its  work. He was : very highly re-  spected,  The funeral will-be held on Saturday at 12 o'clock, noon, from  the residence of Geo. P. White,  Gold-street. Services will be in  charge of Bev. F. J. Rutherford,  who will conduct a memorial service for the young man in the  Methodist church a week from  next Sunday evening, Mr. Rutherford being absent in Nelson this  coming Sunday. The brothers of  the deceased have the very sincere  sympathy of the entire community  in their bereavement.  The members of the Greenwood  Miners' Union will attend the  funeral of the late Richard E.  Bradbury tomorrow at 12 o'clock  noon.  Case Dismissed  ���On Tuesday afternoon a gun  play case came up before Stipendiary Magistrate McMynn. All  parties to the action came from  between Boundary Falls and Midway. A charge of poiuiing a  gun was brought by Joseph Car-  on against Alfred Clarke, J. P.  McLeod appearing for the plaintiff and J. D. Spence for the defendant. Caron's testimony was  contradicted by witnesses upholding Clarke and the case was dismissed with costs. Counter charges of assault and trespass were  withdrawn.  On April 1st, W. G. Gaunce,  who has beeu in partnership  with E.T. Wickwire of this city  for some years, went into business  in Real Estate, Insurance, etc.,  in Victoria in company with O.J.  Griffith, formerly of Robertson &  Griffith, 106 Government Street,  Victoria. It is not stated that  Mr. Gaunce intends to leave  the Boundary permanently but  will probably remain at the coast  for the next year.  The Phoenix Pioneer Changes Hands.  The Phoenix Pioneer, which has  since the 18th of November, 1899,  been under the guiding hand of  W. B. Willcox, was sold on Wednesday of this week to T. Alfred  Love, late of Hedley and Vancouver and formerly of Winnipeg  and other places in Manitoba. Mr.  Love is, according to the retiring  editor of the Pioneer, the only  kind of a man who will make a  poeceRs of a weekly newspaper in  this country, a practical printer,  a man who knows the business  from the ground up. Mr. Love  was at one time owner of the Mor-  den  Chronicle,  at  Morden, Man.  Although it has been understood  for some time that Mr. Wilcox was  anxious to be relieved from the  arduous duties of editor of a mining camp weekly, the Bale (of tbe  Pioneer at the time of the Granby's  big records, came somewhat as a  snrprise. Mr. Wilcox who has a  paper this week to edit is not communicative as to what his intentions are.  " You may say I am not going  to Prince Rupert," he said to The  Tim eg yesterday. " I expect to be  around Phoenix until about-May  1st. anyway."  I If You Wish  to Buy  DUNCAN ROSS HONORED  Dinner Tendered Him on Eve of  Departure for West���Coming-  to Liberal Convention at  Vernon April 14th!  Ottawa, March 30.���Duncan  Ross, M.P., for Yale-Cariboo was  tendered a dinner here tonight  by his British Columbia friends  on the eve of his departure to attend the Liberal convention at  Vernon, B.C., which will be held  on April 14,;*to nominate-a candidate for the next election.  Among those present. were :  Louis Pratt, chairman; R. G."  Macpherson, toastmaster; Hon.  Wm. Templeman, Hon. Frank  Oliver, Senator Bostock, Mr.  Justice Duff, W. A. Galliher, Wm  Sloan, R. Jardine, Ralph Smith,  John Tolmie, J. L. Retallack,  Mayor Kearney, New Westminster; Wm. Mackenzie, A. B. Cur-  rie, R. R. Bruce, and others.  The dinner was-a great success,  testifying to Duncan Ross'popularity.  The above was taken, from the  Nelson Daily News of Tuesday  last.  Funeral of Mrs. Reese.  The funeral of the late Mrs.  King Reese took place on Tuesday afternoon at one o'clock.  The service at the grave was read  by Rev. M. D. McKee and perhaps the longest cortege ever  seen in Greenwood showed the  very great esteem in which the  deceased was held. Interment  was at Greenwood cemetery,  The pall bearers were Mayor H.  Bunting, C. J. Wilson, D. C. McRae, E. H. Mortimer, V. M. Sher-  bino and J. L. Coles.  Yearly Customs Returns.  Wire us for Quotations  Our facilities for buying  Dominion, B.C., or  Granby Stocks  on the curb in New York  or Boston are unequalled  Even our competitors  acknowledge that we  can buy these stocks  cheaper than they.  Why ? Because our  Eastern connections are  of the very best.  The stock business is  a sideline with us consequently we can afford  to handle your business  on a very small margin.  Give us your limit and  we will fill your order at  a lower figure if possible -  We will wire you the  New York opening quotations daily, if desired.  McDERMff) &  McHARDY,  NELSON.       ���       B.C.  Death of C. E. Miller.  The fiscal year in the customs  department ended with  March 31,  and though the returns for t.ie year  cover practically only about seven  months, they amount to a very respectable figure.    Since the shutdown of the smelters the customs  collections have fallen off about 75  per cent.    The   collections  for the  fiscal   pear  ending   March  31 sb at  the port of  Greeuwood  are ��45,-  454.G9,   and   for   inland reveuue  815,304.76, making the total collections for the Greenwood office  $G0,769.45.  The intelligence of the death of  C. E. Miller, owner of the block in  which the store of P. W. George &  Co.  is situated,  came as a very  great shock to his many friends in  Greenwood on Friday last.   Mr.  Miller came to Greenwood in its  early days and was a partner in  the Wallace-Miller Co, which had  the store now conducted by P. W.  Gearge&Cp.    On the dissolution  of. the partnership, Mr. Miller took  over the block in part payment of  his interest in the firm.    Last fall  he spent some months here installing a heating system and making  several   other changes.    His lasfe  visit was only about six weeks ago.  His death occurred at 11:15 on  Thursday evening a week ago. In  the afternoon he had been working  in his garden and had strained the  nerves of the heart. About 5:30  he called a physician, who was nn-  able to do anything to prolong life  more than a few hours.  The deceased was about 45 years  of age-and came to the West from  Western Ontario many years ago,  going to Moose Jaw first and later  ou to Brandon, where he was in  the dr}r goo��ls business for some  time. In 1896 he came to Nelson  and for Beveral years conducted a  men's furnishing biisinf-s on  Baker street there with J. H. Wallace, retiring from that business  about three years ago. Mr. Miller  was the owner of a tine ranch on  the north shore opposite 5-Mile  point and also considerable real  estate. During his 12 years residence in Nelson Mr. Miller took  an active part iu business affairs,  -itud was an enthusiastic launcu-  [���i.iii.  A very large number of friends  attended the funeral of the deceased in Nelson on Saturday afternoon, the ceremonies being conducted by Rev. J. T. Ferguson,  Presbyteriau minister. Mm. Miller will have the sincere sympathy  of many friends in Greenwood iu  1 her bereavement.  Si  l&P-H  vM  1   UliIn'.   *���'  ^.-...y-^.fr. ?&,?i Y-m  ���m-Y/ ���  YW:y:  THE  BOUNDARY  CREEK  TIMES  fffflffflfflffl^ F  0=,*.  CF*  CF*  CF*  CF*  CF*  CF*  CF*  Cr*  Cr*  CF*  CF*  <F*  CF*  Cr*  cr*  CF*  <*-=*  <K  Cr*  ..Bank of Montreal.  Capital, all paid up, $14,400,000.        Best $11,000,000.  UNDIVIDED   PROFITS   $422,689.98     ���  Hon. President:   Lokd Strathcona and Mount Royal, G. C. M. G.  President:   Sih Gborob A. Drummond, K.C. M. G. ,  Vice-President and General Manager :   E. S. Clodston,  Blanches in London, Eni. 1 c^^^ada. 1 New York, Chicago.  Buy and sell Sterling Exchange and CaWe Transfers ; Grant Commercial an  Travellers' Credits, available in any partfof the -world.  SAYINGS BANK DEPARTMENT  Interest allowed at current rates  Greenwood Branch,    W. F. PROCTOR, Manager.  j**-***"'  * n  ����2  *-5  *-2  TiwmmmMmimmmiimmiiimi  The CANADIAN BANK  OF COMMERCE  Paid-up Capital,$10,000,000. Reserve Fund.$5,000,000  HEAD OFFICE, TORONTO.  B. E. WALKER, President. ALEX. LAIRD, General Manager.  BRANCHES  THROUGHOUT    CANADA  AND   IN  THE  UNITED STATES AND ENGLAND  SAVINGS BANK DEPARTMENT  BANKING BY MAIL  Business may be transacted by mail with any branch of  the Bank. Accounts may be opened, and deposits made  or withdrawn by mail. Every attention is paid to  out-of- town accounts.  J. T. BEATTIE, Manager  Greenwood  PROFESSIONAL CARDS.  /. H. HALLETT  Barrister, Soucitok,  Noxaky Ptbijc.  Cable Address:      ������Hallett."  1 Bedford M'Neill's  Codes -J Moreing & Neal's  Gkmmnwood, B.O'  ' Lelber's  BOUNDARV  VALLEY   LODGE  No. 38.1.0. O. P.  Meets every   TneRday  Evening at 8 00 In the  I. ��. O. T. Hall.    A  cordial invi tation Is ex  tended tn all Koiourning brethern.  V.  SPEARING, S. E. BELT,  FRED B.  V. G.  HOLMES. -Rec. Sec.  Gb��  Boundary Creek Times  Issued every Ttidav  BY  THE  BonBdaiy Creek Printing and Publishing  Co., Limited,  SUBSCRIPTIONS IN ADVANCE.  Pub Ybah       2 00  Six Months   125  To T?o��bion Countries 2 SO  Editor  A. D. Macfarlane  <���> ICi'^j1 y^n>  FRIDAY. APRIL 3. 1908  ical advantage above the welfare  either of country or of empire.  Brit^h Columbia wants the exclusion of the Oriental. It has  not been found possible to mix  Jap or Hindu with our population. They are not of value to us  because we cannot have with  them the desideratum of all nation ��� builders ��� a homogeneous  country. Yet British Columbia  will undoubtedly be better off ten  years from today if while excluding these people or preventing  their ingress from passing a negligible minimum, she is able to  retain their markets for our products. In every step, the Laurier  Government has shown very creditable appreciation not only of the  a  difficulty and importance   but of  the possibilities of the situation.  It is difficult to regard the reappearance of Hon. Clifford Sifton with another of his direct  and vigorous speeches with other  than pleasure, Whatever his  tailings, Mr. Sifton has always  ignored the petty side of politics  and when he has spoken in the  House or on the hustings, his has  always been the definite, unequivocal statement of a man who had  something for the advancement  of the country to talk about.  The part of his latest speech that  will attract most attention is devoted to a reform of the public  service. The abolition of the  patronage svstem is tbe keynote of this reform. There is nothing truer than his statement, surprising to some people as it may  be, that "It is an entire mistake  if anybody supposes that dealings  with these questions (of patronage, etc.), is of any advantage  to the party in power and it is no  political advantage to the member of parliament." The hope  and the sentiment expressed by  Mr. Sifton will be general that  "Canada will outgrow this system pretty soon and that the people of Canada will demand that  it be changed."  It is hardly necessary to say  that Mr. Sifton discussed this  question as a matter of privilege,  it being already on the order  paper of the House in the name  of the Hon. the Minister of Railways and Canals. Hon. Geo. P.  Graham.  An engraving of the first load  of lumber taken into the town of  Camrose. Alberta, is found in tbe.  Canadian Magazine this week.  Camrose is the town that last  year spent $1,700 in advertising.  As a result it is now known from  one end of the Dominion to the  other. It pays to keep your town  before the public.  Mr. B. P. Smith was responsible  "Would you advise that Mr.  Smith be removed from his position?" Mr. Brodeur asked. The  point of this is that Mr. Smith's  politics and Dr. Sproule's are of  the same stripe. The worthy  doctor shied at once and nothing  coherent could be obtained from  him in regard to it.  The Opposition in this as in  everything else pointing to good  government have taken the insane  position that they only oppose���  obstruct. And in the face of this.  Hon. Mr. Brodeur deserves double  credit for every effort tie makes  to��relieve his department of brushwood and the government has  earned the congratulation of the  Canadian people by having the  matter thoroughly inquired into  by a vigorous and non-partizan  commission. By first thoroughly  advising the entire people of any  inaccuracies or faults in administrations seems the only way under  the party system of government  of accomplishing the removal of  the people responsible for these  things. The Government deserves  every encouragement in its policy  to reform the Civil Service and we  have faith enough in the people  of Canada yet, to think that  when such a question is put to  them in a straightforward way,  their sympathies will be wi+h the  Government in this work.  ���  of the Dominion to know the civil service from the inside.  Mr. Courtney is almost seventy years of age, and a member of  an old Cornish family. His brother, well known in British politics  as Mr. Leonard Courtney, now  Lord Courtney of Pen with, -was  one of Mr. Gladstone's associates  in the day8 before the Home Rule  split.  INDIVIDUALITIES.  "This   extremely  difficult, intricate  and   possibly   dangerous  sitiuation"���these are  the words  used   by   the   Right Hon. John  Morley, Secretarv   of   State   for  India, in   describing   the Hindu  problem on   British   Columbia's  Pacific coast.    Coming from Mr.  Morley, who is one of the sanest,  most   keenly intellectual men  in  Great Britain they demand attention. From everyone interested in  the welfare of his country this immigration problem demands that  consideration   which he gives to  things most vitally affecting his  own most sacred interests.     The  making of this province a   place  which shall be the home of everything   that   seems   to bim to be  good ought to be felt as a personal duty by every elector���by every  person who takes from it his sustenance.    Appeals, simply to prejudice such as we haye heard so  often in this last six months   are  certainly   anything   but in   line  with a desire to make   the   province   prosperous.      They   have  served only, as they were intended, to increase the   difficulty and  the complexity of the problem the  Government   at   Ottawa   had to  handle. They have been the acts  of men who prefer a slight polit-  The abominable procedure under which a man who has had  rights of citizenship in another  province of the Dominion can live  thirteen months in British Columbia and still be refused a vote  is being done away with by the  Dominion Government. And because it touches the Tory Preserve  Pot, the Vancouver Province  must set up a wild cry that independent voters are to be sandbagged. The Conservative party in  the Province must be al its wit's  end when it has to use such marked perversions of the truth to  make political capital. The system the Government is introducing in Manitoba and British Columbia is iu force in the other provinces and gives uniform satisfaction. It is manifestly ridiculously unfair that a man who entered the province on October 1st  last and who was Canadian born  and had every claim to the rights  of citizenship in the Dominion  should have no vote at an election  to be held in November this year  ���thirteen months afterward.  The truth of the matter is that it  is the B.C. system that has been  so stiff that it disfranchised men  who had a right to vote. The  measure is an excellent one.  The Report of the Royal  Commission to enquire into   tbe conditions of the Civil   Service will  despite a few glaring inaccuracies  .pointed out by Hon. L.P. Brodeur  in reference to his  own   department, do a great deal   of   good.  At present a Minister entering a  department inefficiently organized  is put in a most   difficult, and almost hopeless position.    To   dismiss any officials in the service,  will almost certainly bring upon  him torrents of abuse and   ridiculously absurd but  none the less  damaging villification from   his  opponents iu politics.    In the department of Hon Mr. Brodeur we  have  a striking example of this.  His department is officered  very  largely, by men appointed under  the Conservative regime.   In the  report   brought   forward,   it   is  shown that these  men, in  some  cases,have been unfaithful not so  much to Mr. Brodeur as to his predecessors in the   department. Sir  Louis Davies and   the Hon. Mr.  Prefontaine.    Rather than disavow responsibility for the  faults  in the administration pf his* predecessors, Mr. Brodeur.has   patiently bore a great deal of blame.  Mr. Brodeur's own course in   the  department is not under criticism.  He has asked for a  specific   and  thorough inquiry into his department which will enable   him   to  carry'out the difficult   policy   he  has already undertaken of   thoroughly organizing it.  The help that the opposition  will give the Minister in removing these fossilized servants of  their own political stipe was illustrated well in the debate following the presentation of the  report. Dr. Sproule, the head of  the Orange Order and a member  of cabinet rank in the Conservative party was attacking some  piece of administration for which  Fanny Crosbj*, the writer of so  many beautiful hymns celebrated  her 88th birthday on Tuesday  week. She is now living at  Bridgeport, Conn.  So consistent has been the attitude of Sir Wilfrid Laurier since  the Liberal government came into power that whenever any reflection is cast upon any of his  ministers by any reputable party,  the public expects the Premier to  demand as soon as is just to the  minister, the latter's resignation.  Sir Wilfrid is the only Prime  Minister in the last quarter of a  century of whom that could be  said.  Herbert H. Asquitb, who has  been leading the Government  party in the British House of  Commons is not only a comparatively young man being only 56,  but comes of a stock distinctly  commercial. His father was a  manufacturer in a small way at  Morley in Yorkshire. His success is purely of his own making  and the reward of merit. His  wife is one of the most brilliant  women in London, ia many ways  The Chairman of the Civil Service Commission which has just  handed in a most vigorous report  is perhaps better known by name  than any other civil servant in  America. On millions of Dominion Notes appears the signature  of J. M. Courtney for he held the  office of Deputy Minister of Finance for 30 years. His service to  Canada goes back to the days of  Confederation, and from 1869 till  1878 he was Assistant Secretary  of the Treasury Board. Practically, therefore, he has been in a  position during the whole history  Hotel...  Ladysmith  Close to the Smelter.  The Best Appointed Work-  ingmen's Hotel in the City  Lighted    throughout   with  Electricity.   Hot and  Cold Baths.  The finest of Bars Stocked  with the Best Wines,  Liquors and Cigars  GREENWOOD, B.C.  OL/A LOFSTAD,        - Proprietor  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.  In Time of Peace  fc  In time of health keep the resistant  le surest  cup     of  prepare  powers of your body unimpaired. This is  "defence against disease. An occasional  "BOVRIL" supplies that extra strength and nourishment  which everyone needs to escape the ills which are so  prevalent at this season.  ssasmsaBBB  his direct antithesis for while he  is of course brilliant, his is the  brillancy of a powerful, logical,  unemotional mind.  William Jennings Bryan, gets  Indiana. North Dakota and will  get others. If Bryan can't take  the Democrals into possession of  the White House, no one else can.  William Jennings Bryan is a man  to be reckoned with.  The Best Cuisine between  Winnipeg- and the Coast.  **?�� -f* 4�� ���$������$"> ���<��� ��!��� *$*  What Duncan Rt>ss has done to  deserve reelection does not appear  to the average thinking man���  ���Phoenix Pioneer. Onlv to the  Pioneer's average which in political affairs and some others can't  see any good in opponents. The  Pioneer has another think coming and then some.  Now Tom would be a driver, and  Maria go to sea,  And my papa's a banker  aud as  rich as he can be;  But I, when I anfstronger andean  choose what I'm to do,  O Learie, I'll go round at night  and light the lamp*, with you  ���A Child's Garden of Verses.  Clifford Sifton, it is said will return to the Cabinet as Minister of  Trade and Commerce. Ajgood'deal  of what Canada is today is due to  the, virile and energetic policy of  this man,still a young man. Popular th roughout the west he is  no less popular in the east. In  Toronto he has constantly held  the friendship of many men, representing the most caustic of  public critics, such as J. S. Willison, of the News, and his return  to a place in politics where he  can accomplish something big for  Canada will be welcomed.  That onr Amorlcan forests abound In  plants which possess the most valuable  medicinal virtues Is abundantly attested  by scores of the most eminent medical  writers and teachers. Even tho untutored Indians had discovered the usefulness of many native plants before the  advent of the white race. This information, imparted freely to the whites, led  the latter to continue Investigations until  to-day we have a rich assortment of most  valuable American medicinal roots.  Dr. Fierce believes tbat our American fos**-  ests atitxapd in most valuable medicinal roots  fort tbe cu1S>4jt mostobstlnate and fatal diseases, if \HLwStiUproperly Investigate them:  rut^ i*^**����n>*>vpt\,i ot this conviction, he  POlnts-'vlth pVldfr-4* Hift Mi-nits* Tnowrglnn^  ��**irp.^ flfp-a.-**! by l-|-�� "rtnTdnn M-hUpi-I TVls-.  covery." which has nroven Itself to he the  most efilrlBnt. f-.mrmoh tnnlr. Ilvi-r invlgoT-  amr. |*part. *onlc and regulator, and blood  cleanser Vmoren to mod leal science. Dyspepsia, or indigestion, torpid UverT "functional  ana �����*!��� Yalvular and other affections of  the ltei*L>t Meld to Its curative action. The  reason af.V It cuVes these and many other  affection*, Is clearly shown in a little book a  Ot extract** from the standard medical works  Vhlcb ii nulled free to any address by Dr. R.  V. Pierce. �����' Buffalo. >'. Y.. to' all sending  request tor the same. , '  ���O **"2** ���*"*">  Not lesa marvelous, ta the unparalleled  cures ft V. tisisuntly making of woman's  many pe'cultet affections, weaknesses and  dlstrGSsJnir der&iegrnents, Is Dr. Pierce's  FaTOrit^vPrcscrlpUotvjis Is amply attested  by thousand.? ^���uJ**rt*U*ufedvtestliiionlals coa-  txlbuui! ts^amt'tul pan***i*�� who have been  f nrwl fly l;t of pftta,rrhAl nftl vie drains. pMntirx  periods.- irregularities, -prolapsus_iAnd oTher  dispf-irpiTipnts.. cansca' byjweifluiess. ulcer;  ajlonjol -^guiana krn<fi--^aTfec*tlonstoit'en  af tw'-jiwar other advertised medicines.' ant)  physicians had failed.  -C-.       -<Cy       --a-  Both the above mentioned medicines are  wholly made Up from the elv-ceric extracts ot  native, medicinal roots. Tho processes employed In their manufacture:were.original  with Dr. Pierce, and thojr are carried on by  skilled chemists and pharmacists with tho  aid of apparatus and appliances specially  designed and built for this purpose. Both  medicines are entirely free from alcohol and  all other harmful, habit-forminff dimes. A  full list ot their lnj-zealeats Is printed oa  each bottle-wrapper,    i.    ". '  Is unexcelled, as is evidenced by  its popularity in all tbe towns  of the Boundary.  its  For Sale at all Leading Hotels  Either Draught or Bottled.  Patronize home industry by insisting on having-  'ELKHORN" BOTTLED BEER  TEL. 1SS  [II  O*l*>��O0��0O0<K>00O00OO0O00��Kl*04>  H. BUNTING  CONTRACTOR  AND BUILDER  Dealer   in   Sash,   Doors.  Turned Work and  Inside Finish*  Etc.  ESTIMATES FURNISHED.  | GREENWOOD,   :   B. C.  �� PHONE 65. 9  <>oooo��ob<>o<*K>oooo-oooo<x>o<*KH>  Tea  Coffee  Spices  and Extracts  -try ,-t  i  Received Highest Award  Dominion Exhibition 1906  \tJiHBS0R Hotel  ERNEST J. CARTIER, Proprietor.  Finest Furnished House in the Boundary  Steam Heated.   Lighted   throughout   with electric lights.  First-class Bar.    Strictly up-to-date goods.  FIRST CLASS CAFE. OPEN DAY AND NIGHT  Ladies' Calling Cards, Holland Linen, can be had at  The Times Office, 50c a box.  Electric current   supplied   for  ���*   _.  Power, Lighting, Heating and  "Ventilating. Power furnished  for Hoisting and air-compressing plants,   with an absolute  *���- /  guarantee of continuous power  service for operating.  Get Onr Rates. We Can Save You Money THE   BOUNDARY   GREEK  TIMES  'i>#rl  Provincial Items  Pullman, the state college town  Jr. of Washington has closed iislast  saloon. ^ It is desired to keep the  D boys sober.  John Houston has a number ot  squatters on his mineral claim a  | Prince Rupert but   Friend QJohn  collects 116 rent.        -  G. S. Ehle a nurseryman from  ���:Oregon��.will locate a nursery at  Kaslo, setting out 50,000 trees  ���this spring.  F. F. Busteed, superintendent  of the C.P.R. Pacific division has  denied the report that that railway is taking over the Kettle  Valley line.  Ernest H. Livingstone charged  with having killed Donald���an  Indian at Bear Lake, Cariboo  district last September   was  ac-  l'*-W.     ' -  quitted on Thursday of last week  at Ashcroft.  . Residents of Procter are disputing with the Nelson papers as  to whether their town shall be  called Procter or Proctor. The  latter name is that of a C.P.R.  engineer, now deceased, and the  former of T. G.P rocter, an alderman of Nelson, also deceased.  The Semi-weekly Okanagan  has issued an exceedingly tasty  16 page illustrated supplement  advertising the land of the Big  Red Apple. A large part of the  prosperity of the Okanagan to-  H'ay is the result of -just this kind  of energetic advertising. The  Okanagan, that is the paper, is  to be congratulated.  To the 51 new C.P.R. townsites  to be offered for sale, there will  be added at least 80 of the G.T.P.  townsites all east of the Rockies.  They will be placed-on the market  * ���  simultaneously and at fixed prices  With its issue of March 27th,  the  Kamloops   Inland   Sentinel  ; changed from a six page seven  column paper to an eight page  six column paper. , The Sentinel  ��� is semi-weekly and its progress  speaks weir for Kamloops.  The Similkameen Star has the  following showing the fine progress tbe V. V. & E. is making :  "Mr. Cuuningham, construction  boss for the V. V. & E. contractors, was in town on Sunday to  arrange for letting the contract  of clearing the right-of-way from  Allison to the projected tunnel  just beyond town, a   distance of  three miles.    The contract was  #  let to Jno. Carlson and Hans Lof,  who have already started to work.  The terms of fhe contract call  for the completion of the work  by July 1st. As the route is for  most part an easy one there will  not be much trouble in making  the date.  This was the last piece of right-  of-way to let between here and  Hedley, the whole line been now  under way. -Several grading  camps are   established   between  Hedley and Bromley's, Jack McLean and Pete Laurisetto working  on the grade near the latter place.  Things are now looking brighter for early railway connection to  Princeton and before the snow  flies it is to be hoped the iron  horse will steam into town."  Whv don't you laugh,   will   ever  help to soothe  The aches and pains, no road  in  life is smooth.  There's many an unseen hump  And many a hidden stump  O'er which you have to jump  Why don't you laugh.  st!*tt0tt*��oBtt��o����0����u*����>>;��tf-*i>*j-:*r  I    MINING   I  ������<>'*'��0����*1(����O*O��>**>��������->(O-,V��  A 'kindly keep away" notice  has beeu issued by the U.M.W.A.  at Fernie respecting the Stratb-  cona Coal Company's mine. The  mine owners wish to reduce lhe  wages paid the men.  The Marysville smelter of the  Sullivan Mining Co. is again in  operation. , It is stated that the  annual meeting held in Spokane  solved the financial problem of  the company.  The Prince Rupert Empire of  last week has a find of coal on  Moresby Island reported by James McKay a prospector. It is supposed that the prospect is near  George Bay. There is so little  information respecting the find  lhat "The Empire" is not   justi-  VAR/COSE ULCER MEALED BY  Mr. C. Johnston bf Poplir Hill Creek, AthibascaLanding, Alta., writes : "Nine yearsarco a rtnni--P-  iir? c-wiTienc-ii oa my ri*^ht leg, cau.ei 07 a ruptured blood vessel.    As time wentron it-sjot wVs   aW 77/  hope, and t <*o-y*m��n-:ert with Zim-Bik, using it according to instructions, Olher salves I had used cause d m.- miirli  sufLririg, but Ziiii-Btik soothed the pain,, nnd although it appeared for sometime to be doir*u little good', I ix-isuneied  and as sunn as the wound became clean, it was only a matter of three or four days before i.   \.jr was healed." '  ZAIW-BUil. CUBES  Eczema, *,.*nlpdis asts, pimples, bails,  Uch, piles. odd so-es, cut?, ringworm  nnd all-diseases nf the skin.    Sold  by nil H t ujgists and stores  at 50c.  box, or postpaid  nu receipt of price from  Zatrt-Buk  Co., Toronto.  F-ree Box  Send   coupon  am!   ic.  stamp (or tc sample box.  8 Address,  Zam-Btilc  Co.,  Toronto. 4K2  For Business Men:  Letterheads,  Envelopes,  Billheads,\   / .- .  Statements, .      .-  Receipt Forms,  Business-Cards,,  Posters.  Dodgers,.  Shipping Tags,  .   For Rent Cards,  For Sale Cards,  Blotters, Etc.  %  Society Printing :  Wedding Invitations,  Invitations for Balls, Etc.  Dance Programs, ���  Concert Programs,  Professional Note Paper  Private Calling Cards,  Lodge Printing,  Church Printing,  Score Cards,  Fine Half Tone  Printing,  Note Paper.  LOOSE LEAF SYSTEM  We have the necessary machinery for doing this class of work, and can furnish you  with billheads no matter what system you are using.  Mining Co.'s Printing :  ''Prospectus,  Handsome Stock Certificates,  .  LegalDocuments,  Notices of Meetings,  Special Receipt Forms,  Time Cards,  Mining Reports, /  Shipping Reports, Etc  *  Colored Poster Printing:  We are equipped to turn  out the best color poster  printing in Southern  British Columbia.  Work done  in two or three  colors or  in combinations.  NEATNESS AND PROMPTNESS  and the quality of stock used are the main factors that have built us up the largest job  printing business enjoyed by any printing house in the Boundary country.  The Times  Government Street,  Phone 29  Greenwood, B. C.  ffi*q^t��pm  ��W��W��-}  tied as describing the coal good  for either fuel or cooking-, a]-  ough it is reported as good for  both. If it is, and the seam is  thick enough to work to advantage, copper prospects on Moresby Island are worth more than  they were before the coal was discovered, for it means that the  ore can be smelted on the ground  which nearly always means a saving in treating low-grade ores.  At the annual meeting of lhe  Hall Mines Company, Limited,in  Nolson last week, it was shown  tbat the 18 month of operation uf  their properties the Silver King  and thc Emma showed a profit of  $30,000 but the balance was  transferred to the wro.ig side bv  mismanagement at the smelter.  Last week Lhe War Eagle at  Rossland shipped 850 tons with a-  gross value averaging $42 a ion.  It is thought tbat an area of second enrichment has been struck.  On the lower levels of lhe Butte  mines similiar zines of enrichment have been found and it  seems to be characteristic of gold  copper mines near or below the  water line  The properties of the King Solomon Mining Co. on Woodbury  Creek, near Nelson, were so!d by  the sheriff at Nelson on Friday  last for $2,500. D. J; Nelles, the  purchaser,also bought in the personal property for $500.  The ledge on the Blue Bird at  Rossland has widened fiotn. fouf  to seven feet.. Theore is claimed  <o average $100 a ton..  NOTICE TO CREDITORS  In the Matter of the Estate of Joseph CellMate  of Carmi, in the Province of British Columbia,  Deceased.  -\TOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that all cred-  -*-' Itors and others having claims against the  Estate of Joseph Celle, who died 011 or about  14th October, 1906, are requested on or before  the 23rd day of April, 1908, to send by post prepaid, or deliver to the undersigned, their christian or surnames, addresses and descriptions,  full particulars of their claims duly verified,  statement of their account and the nature of the  security if any held by them.  AND FURTHER TAKE NOTICE that after such last mentioned date the administrator  Clement Vacher, will proceed to distribute the  assets of the deceased among- the parties entitled thereto having regard only to the claims  of which he shall then have notice ; and that  the said administrator win not be liable for the  said assets, or any part thereof, to any person  or persons of whose claims notice shall not  have been received by hint at the time of the  said distribution.  DATED at Greenwood, B C��� this 28th day of  March, 1908.  J.D. SPENCE, Greenwood, B. C,  Solicitor for Clement Vacher, Administrator.  THE  COPPER  HANDBOOK  (New edition issued Nov. 15, 1906)  Is a dozen books in one, covering- 1 he  history, Geography, Geology, Chemistry, Mineralogy Metallurgy, Terminology, Uses, Statistics and Finances of  Copper. It is a practical book, useful  to all and necessary to most men engaged in any branch of the Copper  Iuduetry. '  Its facts will pass muster with the.  trained scientists, and its language is  easily understood by the everyday man.  It gives the plain facts in plain Eng*  Ush without fear or favor.  Its lists and describes 4626 Copper  Mines and Companies in all parts of  the world, descriptions running from  two lines to sixteen pages, according  lo importance of the property.  The Copper Handbook is conceded to  he the  The Mining Man needs the book for  the facts it gives him about mines,  mining and the metal.  Tbe Investor needs the book for the  facts it gives him about mining, mining investments and copper statistics.  Hundred. of swindling companies are  exposed in plain English.  Price i3 $5 in Buckram with gilt top:  $7.50 in full library morocco. Will be  sent, fully prepaid, on approval, to any  address ordered, and may be returned  within a week of receipt if not found  fully satisfactory.  HORACE J. STEVENS  Editor and Publisher.  453 Postoffice Block. Houghton,  Michigan.  The Milly Mack, the Royal  Irish and the Nevada Traines in  the Slocan were new shippers  last week. Ten years ago the  Milly Mack was considered the  banner property on Cariboo Creek  M*'��IMtHHM*>������4M'-  SAYS THIS IS BEST  .. -j-*************  it  A leading health journal in answering the question, " What ia the best  prescription to olean and purify the  ���     '{������''  blood f " prints in a reoent iasue the   ���*   *v  following:  Fluid Bxtraot Dandelion one ounce;  Compound Salatone, ono ounce j .,  Compound Syrup Sarsaparilla, four  ounces.  Shake-well and use in teaapoonful  doaea after each meal and at bedtime.  A well-known physieian states tluu  these aro harmless vegetable ingredients, which can bo obtained from  any good prescription pharmacy.  Thia mixture will olean the blood  of all impurities. In just a few days  the skin begin* to clear of sores, boils  and pimples. It puta vigor and  energy into rundown debilitated  men and women. For many years .  Sarsaparilla alone has been considered  a good blood medicine. But while  it built up and made new blood, the  impurities remained within and the  good accomplished was only temporary. Sarsaparilla, however, when  used in combination with Compound  Salatone and Extract Dandelion,  works wonders. , This combination  puts the kidneys to work to filter  . aud Bift out the waste matter, uric  acid, and other impurities that cause  disease. It makes new blood and  relieves rheumatism and lame back  and bladder troubles.  v  |    ===  x    ���������  ��� ����������-��*�������������<�������������---����������-.�������  N  It  lis fid Produclion 1  THE BRITISH C0LUMB.A  D8STBLLERY   CO.,   LTD.  "���a>1'SHlSSl**iil*tKJI*Sas-��SSD*-.-i--^ilHS��s��HSM*M>MSr^^  New Westminister, B. C.  5*?  Greenwood Liquor Co., Agents, Greenwood      ff  ���f>*^>-*'-**&*c**��x~:>:M">^ v  'fr-M-'***''.*****^********'.^^  IN THE SUPREME COURT OF BRITISH  COLUMBIA-IN PROBATE.  Iu the Matter of Edward James    -     Deceased  And  In the Matter of the Officia 1 Administrators' Act  NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVE V that by au  Order made by His Honour P. C Calder, Local  Judge of this Honourable Court, dated the Uth  dav of March,'A.D. l'J0oY~the undersigned was  appointed administrator of all and singular the  estate and effects' of the above named Edward  ���fames, latoof James Creek, near Kettle River  U. the County of Yale, in the Province of British Calumbia, Rancher, who died intestate on  or about the 20th dny of October, A.D. 1907.  ALL PERSONS having- claims against the  estate of the said deceased are required to send  the same with the particulars thereof duly verified to the undersigned on or before the 30th  day of April, A.D.1908,and all persons Indebted  to the said deceased are required to pay the  amount of snch tudebtedneps to the undersigned  forthwith.  Dated this 13th day of March, A.D. 1903.  "ALEC. D,  MACINTYRE,"  Official Administrator for the County Court,  District of Yale, Kamloops, B. C.  LAND REGISTRY ACT  MINERAL ACT,  Certificate of Improvements.  NOTICE.  GRANITE MOUNTAIN aud IRON KING  MINERAL CLAIMS, situate in the Greeuwood Mining- Division of Yale District.  Where  located:    On Eholt Creek.  TAKE NOTICE that I. C.JR. Sbaw,agent for  James Sullivan, Free Miner's Certificate .No.  B6721 and Jerry Drlscoll. Free Miner's Certificate No. B6720, intend, sixty days from tbe date  hereof, to apply to the Mining Recorder for a  Certificate of Improvements for the purpose of  obtaining a Crown Grant of the above claim,  And further take notice that action, tinder  section 37. must be commenced before the issuance of such Certificate of Improvements.  Dated this 8th day.of November. A. D. 1907.  C. JR. SHAW,  B.C.L.S.  LAND NOTICE  Similkameen Land District.   District  of Yale  TAKE NOTICE tha*. I Isabella Stt ausr, of  Midway, B.C., occupation Housekeeper, intends to apply for permission to purchase the  following- described land: ���  Commencing at a post planted at the North-  East cornerof H. Strauss'Pre-emption. Lot No.  787S. thence East 40 chains; thence south 20  chains; theme west 40 chains; thence north 20  chaius to point of commencement, aud containing 80 acres more or less.  ISABELLA STRAUSS.  Per H, STRAUSS, Agent.  Dated February ISth, 1908.  LAND NOTICES  Similkameen Land District*    District  of Yale.  TAKE   NOTICE   that   I Frederick   Craw- I  ford.of Park Raplds,Mitineso-a,occupation  Farmer,'ititciids to apply for permission to purchase the followiug described lauds: >  Commencing at a post planted 60 chains Northerly from the North-west Corner of ir.  Strauss' Pre-emption, Lot No.787S, thence  north 00 chains; tlieiice went In chains; thence  south 60 chains; tlience east 20 chains to point  of commencement, and containing 120 acres,  more er less.  FREDERICK CRAWFORD,  ���Per HENRY STRAUSS, Agent.  Dated the ISth dav of February, 1908.  TAKE NOTICE that an application has been  made to register James Henrv Higelnsas  the owner in-Fee Simple, under a Tax Sale  r��eed from George Birkett Tavlor. Collector of  Municipality of City of Greenwood, to James  TTenrv HiTgins.bearinc date the Twentieth dav  of Pec-ember. A.D. 1107. of all and singular that  certain oarcel or tract of land and premises sit-  narp.'Iving and heiiitr in the City of Greenwood,  in the Province of British Columbia, more-par-  tictilarlv known and described fls Lot twentv-  three (231, Block J, Map 46, City of Greenwood,  B.r.  You and each of you are required to contest  the claim of the fax mirchaser within fortv-  five days from the date of the first Insertion of  this notice, and in default of a caveat or certificate of lis pendens btinir filed���and In default  of redemption���within such period, yon will be  foreve'estopped and debarred from setting uo  anv claim to or in respect of the said land, and  T shall register James Henry Higgins as owner  thereof.  rtated at Land Registry Office, Kamloops,  Province of Britisli Columbia, this Thirty-first  day Of December. A. D.. 1907.  W. H. EDMONDS. District Registrar,  To EnWARn Nash, Esq., and  Wrr.t-iAH H. Asquith.  Application No. 12535a.  LAND REGISTRY ACT.  TAKE NOTICE that an application bas  been made to register Harcourt P. Dickinson as theownerin FccSiniple.nnderaTax Sale  Deed from George Birkett Taylor. Collector of  .lWunlcipalitr of the Citv of Greenwood, to  Harcourt P. nickinsnn.bcaritirdate tlie7th day  of necelnber. A.D. 1907, of a'l a*id singular that  certain parcel or tract of land and premises  situate, lying and beinir in the Cit r of Greenwood, In the Provinceof British Coliimbla.more  particularly known and described as���the North  36 feet of Lot Five C51. Block Eleven (11), Map  Twenty-One (21). City of Greenwood.  You and each of you are required to contest  the claim of the tax purchaser within forty-five  davs from the date of the first insertion of this  notice, and in default of a caveat or certificate  of lis pendens being filed���and in default of re  demption���within such period, yott will be for  ever estopped and debarred from setting up any  claim to or in respect of the said laud, and I  shall register Harcourt P. Dickinson as owner  thereof.  Dated at Land Registry Office. Kamloops.  Province of British Columbia, this Sixth  day of January, A.D. 1908.  VV. H. EDMONDS,  District Registrar  To LAURA A. WARD- 7t  LAND NOTICES  Similkameen Land Distiict-  of Yale.  District  Painting  House, sign and all exterior and  and interior painting and decor^  at ing promptly done.  KJall Papering  nnd Kalsomining  Send in yeur spring orderb.  -8e$+i3XI)onij?$en  Box 255, Greenwood.  Shop Govern ment street.  TAKE NOTICE that I Henrv " Strains of  Midway, B.C., bv occupation Farmer,  intend to apply for permission to purchase the  following described land: Coiimcncing at a  post planted at the North West corner of H.  Strauss Pre-emption Lot No. 7K7 S. thence north  Sflchiins; thence east .to clniiis; tliencc south  80 clmins; thence west 80 chains to point of  commencement, and containing 640 acres, more  or less  HENRY STRAUSS,  Dated February 3rd, 1908,  Similkameen Land District.   District  of Yale  TAKE NOTICE That Ellen Long, of Park  Kapids,   Minn., occupation   Housekeeper,  intends to apply   for   permission   to purchase  tlie following described lands:  Commencing at  a post planted at the South East corner of Application to  Purchase Record  No. 2MS being  Survey  Lot No. 788S;  tliencc east SOchaius :  tl.ence south 60'chains;   tlience west SO chains;  tlience north 60 chains to point of commencement, and  containing 4S0 acres, more or   less,  ELLEN LONG,  Per Henry Strauss, Ageut  Dated December 9th, 1907.  cl"<:*^<K;-<>**-1<><>000-0<>-"~^^  CANADIAN  imfrirrvV    nJjBiAs.  |R A I L W AYl  One Way Colonist Rates  Eastern Canada to  Alberta& British Columbia  Toronto, Brantford, Guelph,  London. Gait.  46.05.  Kinuston     �� ���    - $50.10  Ottawa, via Vi. Arthiw  orSS. Mar.e      - 5140  Ottawa, via Chicago - 52.45  Montreal        -        - 52.70  Quebec          -        - 58.00  St. John. N B.  Moncton, N.B 60.95  Halifax          - ,      - 62*45  Correspondingly; low rales from  all intermediate points. Ticl-tets  nn sale Feb. 29 to April 29. 1908.  For further particulars Call or  wrjte, -  J. MOE,  D.P.A. Nelson  E..J. COYLE,  A.G.P.A.Vancou rer  B.   R.  REDPATH.   AGENT  GREENWOOD,  CKKKKH-��<>0<>00<>0<>0-*>0<K>4>0<>0^0<>  Similkameen Land District    District  of Yale.  TAKE NOTICE'hat William Edward McArthur ot Greenwood. IJriti<-li Columbia.  >>y occupation Lumberman, intends to apply  Ior a special timber licence over tlio following  described lands: Commencing at a post planted  at about five chains distnnt in au easterly  direction from the iiortliwt.--r corner of A.  Fisher's pre-emption, I.ot 10'8; ilu-ttcc east  kIxmu 3i chains; thence south 40 chains to (}  Eustace's northwest curuer: thence east 3S  elmtiis: thence nor.li 40 chains, m Lontier',,  southwest corner: tlience north 4> chains;  tlienceea-st 10 cha ns; tb<*nce north 40 chains;  tlL'nce west ,S<i chains; thence south ft> chain**  to tlio place of beginning and containing WU  lcres, more or less.  Located the 17th darof December, 1907.  William Edwaxd McAktiick.  Dated 27th December, 1907. ia3-5t  Synopsis of Canadian Homestead Regn  latious.  A NY available Dominion Lands within thc  -'���'���Railway Belt iu British Columbia, may be  hoinesteadcd by any persou who is the sole  head 7f a family, or any male over i8 years of  age, u ihe extent of one-quarter section of 160  acres more or less.  En'ry must be made personally at the local  land r fiice for the district in which thc land is  situ e. Entry by proxy may, however, be  ma c ou certain conditions by thc father,  m- :her, sou, daughter, brother or sister of au  iu ending homesteader.  The homesteader Is required to perform    b  conditions connected therewith  under one    f  the following plans:  (I) At least six mouths' residence upon and  cultivation uf the land in each year for three  years.  2 If the fa ther (or mother, if the father Is  deceased), of the homesteader resides upon a  .'aim in the vicinity of the land entered for.the  requirements as to residence may be satisfied  by such person residing with lite father or  mother.  [31 If the settler has his permanent residence  upon '���** niiig land owned by him In th- rlciu-  ily it his homestead, the requirements as to  residence may be sa'isfied by residence upon  the said laud.  Six months' notice in writing should b-givett  o the Commissioner of Dominion Lauds at  Ottawa of Intention to applv for  patent.  Coai..���Coal mining tii-lits may be leased for  a p-.-riod of twenty-one years at nil annual  rental of $1 per acre. Not more than J.5��H  acres shall be leased to one individual or  company. A royalty at the rate of Jive cent  per ton shall be collected on the merch.tillable  coal mined.  W. W. COKY,  Deputy of the  Minister of thu Interior .  N. If.���Unauthorised publication of this ad  vertinement will not be paid for.  Similkameen Land District-   District  of Yaie  TAKE NOTICE that Joseph H, Leasia of  the District of Vale. Province of Uritish  Columbta.by occupation timber cruiser, itiieuds  to apply for permission to purchase the lolloping  described land: Commencing at -J. post marked  1. II. Leasia's S.E. Co-uer Pott situated at the  North East corner of J.LI, Feeney's application  Lot 62': thence north 2^ chain-;: thence w es  M chains; tlience smith ��0 chains; thencee.;s  2o chains, to place of commencement, and containing K> acres, more or less.  Joseph II. Leasia, Locator  Dated November 2nd, 1907.  Similkamjcn Land District.   District  o. Yale '  '"PAKE NOTICE thai Anita Wiis iu..*f P.u i4  J. Kapids, Minn., ocoupuion Il.in-e teep^'r,  intends to apply fur permission to purchase  the following described lands: Comtiieticiu^  at a po-,t planted at tne North Eait corner of  W. Hacer's Pre-empt-on Record No. 115S, Using  Survey Lot No. 7.*>>3 ; thence Kast 80 chains  Hi TH;-* south ���������(> chain.*; thence West So chain  thence north 0O chains, to ooint i��f commence  ment containing 480 acies. tn,>re or less.  ANNA   WILsON  Per ll'i'.rv Strains. V ;m\  Dated December 11th, 1M7, *���  .:�����.  Y'yy-.k  'iti  ��� '7m  ���rn  ' ��� w\  ���.-. :���'.>:���#  .'js|��l  ;1  -1  ������ -7:lk  - ''.-'-"'lit  '7-Mt  :; \|fl  I 7;7m  '��� fuI  >7t\  ,-.��r.-  ���mi  Y''i  Yy.'-M  m  s  -A'  \  \  f  BB THE   BOUNDARY CREEK  TIMES  Seasonable Goods  We carry a full line of Cooking,  Heating, and Ranges from the best  makers. :        :        :        :  Groceries  Our Grocery Department is complete and we can outfit the smallest  house to the largest camp,     s       ���  CENTS' FURNISHINGS  j Purely Personal j  Dr. Simmons, dentist, Phone 96  Wallace-Miller Block, open evenings  We carry none but the best in Men's  and Boy's Clothing���In fact we are  THE OUTFITTERS in this line.  MM  1  1  COMPANY.   LTD.  (  HARDWARE  CLOTHING  GROCERIES )  Always Ask for  Gordon i  i If  n  Greenwood Liquor 0o.  IMPORTERS  GREENWOOD  J.*J*&��&Jt&&&��&JtJl&jltJlt&&&&&&jtJk'jtjlt3ltjk'JtJltJt�����*���>��  *%  9  Tis Time to Get Busy  i ,y?XZ\'lX3Ba&nBiaEJBBia^aa^aasa&nBaaam0Btaa0^aaaaaaaaaaaaHBnBaBai  House Cleaning Time Almost Here.  The O.I.C. has all  kinds  of  Brushes,   Brooms  and  Dusters to clean out the cobwebs.     Then  MAKES OLD VJ  THINGS KEWI*  ���K--J ��l��J**W|l*f ��s-Jr^|W��M  ^   ��� 5iu,   A llUli girl can do the work easily.   It Is not a Varnish.  There fs'nb"drying  "l ��.*->���*   ta  wait for.   Lorgis bottle, enough to renovate the ordinary home, 50c.  *��������  %  *b  "ft  'A  Is  ,   It: v.'lll mate your woodw/orlt, piano and furniture look like  new. all by   HI *  IV.   simply eoing o-jcr the surface v/it*i a cloth moistened with the Veneer.   |��8 fe    --������--- fc  ���a,   To put the High, Bright Touch on,  %    ;   ���h  ���*s  %  Get them, from  ���     %  J  Phone 16 FURNITURE AND STOVE MAN  X  A. L. WHITE  The Palace Livery Stable  *.  i  DRAYING���We Can Move Anything [  c  Ik  PROPRIETOR  . /ov-V/i'V''  Walter Kennedy is spending  the week end in Spokane.  G. W. Rumberger, of Phoenix,  was a visitor in Greenwood yesterday.  Mrs. E. W. Bishop leaves for  an extended visit to her home in  Belleville, Ont., on Monday.  The latest report received in  the city states that Mr. Chas. Fair  is greatly improved in health.  W. T. Hunter returned on Wedaesday eveaing from Wheatland's,  N.D. Mr. Hunter touad things  very quiet in Dakota.  Miss Watson, sister of Principal  J. L,. Watson of the Public School  arrived in Greenwood on Monday  last from North Battleford,Sask.,  and is in Mr. Spence's office.  J. P. Flood came into Greenwood on Monday evening last to  attend the funeral of Mrs. K. N.  Reese. Mrs. Flood will likely remain here for some weeks.  Mrs. Ida M. Parsons who purchased the Moreen mine from H.  H. Shallenberger over a year ago  has entered suit against him for  misrepresentation. A. J. Morrison, the foreman at the mine returned from Spokane this week.  Ralph Smailes, manager of  Rendell & Co., and president of  the Midway and Vernon Railway  Co., has been in the city since  Saturday last. There is nothing  for publication in M. & V. affairs.  Mr. Smailes left on this morning's  Great Northern train for the coast  W. O. Wright, managing direct or of the Kettle Valley Irrigated Fruit Lands Co., returned  from Vancouver on Saturday.  Bigger things than ever are being  planned by the Fruit Lands Company for this year. Mr. Wright  expects to spend part of the summer in England.    '"  Andrew Sater has purchased  the two lots between the Armstrong Hotel and his residence,  The lots were purchased from O  J. Griffith, of Victoria, and the  transfer was made through  Gaunce & Wickwire.  Wednesday afternoon saw a  small exodus via the C.P.R. train  train to Eholt, Nelson and other  places. Mr. & Mrs. J. W. Parker  and their son Raymond, Mr. &  Mrs. F. E. Rising and Miss Stark  all left for the coast. Mrs. Vanderburgh who came to Greenwood last fall from Nova Scotia,  was a passenger for Nelson. A  few stragglers for Eholt and  Phoenix, and the Beggar Prince  Opera Co., with tickets for Grand  Forks filled up the car.  The travels of Friend J. Peck  McSwain are being faithfully recorded in the Provincial Press.  Peck recently arrived at Hedley  by Peck special but the rabid  Tory atmosphere of the Gazette  office was too much for him and  uttering one phrase, Fellow pilgrims, let us pray ! he wafted  himself away from there blowing  into Princeton as one of his old  sidesteppers, the editor ot the  Star there puts it���on the hurricane deck of a spring zephyr.  The Star says:  "Peck is making a pilgrimage  of the country in the  interest of  science, etc., and incidentally to  aize up the progress of the V. V.  & E. and to renew old   acquaintances.    Peck atul the editor devil  of the Star were boys   and   girls  together some eighteen years ago  at Ne*v Westminster where  they  made "pie" together in the   Columbian office.   Mr. McSwaia will  remain   in   town   a few  days to  study the geology of the country  here���that   is   providing he can  stand for the water.    He is pointed Prince Rupert-ward travelling  by easy stages.    On   his  arrival  at'the G.T.P. terminus he will go  into the millionaire business.  &  TOWN 70<PIC4  ing to her hearsrs that she in a  musician of more than ordinary  merit.���Rossland Miner.  The Greenwood Bowling Alley  is advertised for sale in a Nelson  paper.  The initiation of several new  members ot the Fire Brigade  takes place tonight.  The Concert Orchestra Ball on  Easter Monday, April 20th will  be the finest of the season.  Millinery openings are on at  Rendell & Co's today & tomorrow.  The window display is only an  indication of what's inside.  The posters for the Orchestra  Ball will be put on Monday.  Watch for them and remember  the date April 20th, Easter Monday.  We have bargains in Wall Paper remnants that we wish to clear.  Get busy before that tall chimney  starts spouting.    McRae Bros.  A new chimney will be erected  in the Naden Flood-Block to replace the one which the Fire  Brigade has been called so often  recently.  The fire brigade made another  run on Tuesday night to the chimney which fires up so often in  the Naden-Flood block. The usual amount of damage was done.  The eight o'clock early morning service in the Anglican church  will be omitted next Sunday owing to circumstances which require the rector's presence in another part of his parish at that  hour.  LOST���Heart shaped, gold locket, on Tuesday night last when  coming from Opera House. Locket contains photo of lady. Finder will please leave, at Times'  Office.  The choicest confection in the  land 6oc per pound. Halt pound  and pound boxes, 35 and 75 cents  per box at McCrae Bros.  This is the week of the millin-  inery openings. Mrs. M- C. Henderson opened the season in feathery goods yesterday. Her openings continue until Saturday  night. Do you know what an  Automobile Rose is ?  The services in the Anglican  church will be in future as follows: On the first and third Sunday, at 8 a.m. and 7.30 p.m. On  the second and fourth Sunday of  each month at 8 a.m. and 11 a.m.  Sunday school is held every- Sunday at 12 o'clock noon.  The Sacrament of the Lord's  Supper will be dispensed in the  Presbyterian church next Sunday  at the morning service. Preparatory service will be held this  evening at 8 p.m. ,  Coles' Bookstore has an unequalled display of chocolates. If  you have'nt seen them, do so at  once.    They are worth the while  The Granby mines at Phoenix  shipped in March 110,223 tons  of ore, just 23,512 tons more than,  in any single month last year.  So large a shipment has never  been made before in any single  month. Last year the Granby  shipped only 613,567 tons while  in three months this year, it has  made 264,581 tons or nearly half.  ��  A convention of the Conservatives of Greenwood riding will be  held in the Rendell block, Friday  evening, 10th inst, at 8 o'clock, for  the purpose of electing delegates  to attend the nominating convention at Vernon on the 23rd inst.  Mrs. M.   D.   Mcintosh,   wife of  M. D. Mcintosh, superintendent of  of the Mother Lode mine, and Mrs.  W. S. JackHon, of Greenwood, arrived here on Sunday,    They were  the guests of  Mrs.   Roland  Gosse  and Mrs.  George  Sutherland.    On  Monday evening Mrs.   Sutherland  entertained    Mrs.   Mcintosh   and  Mrs. Jackson,   inviting a number  of   friends to   meet   them.    Mrs.  Jackson is a graduate of a leading  Eastern Canadian conservatory of  music and shines as a pianist.   Accompanied by H. Schorlemmer on  the violin, she rendered a  number  of selections,   classical  and otherwise, in a finished manner, reveal-  Plans for the Crescent.  A telegram from Col. Dickason,  Chicago,president of the Crescent  Mines, Limited, advised the stopping of work in the Crescent mine,  to awai-t further instructions by  letter. Accordingly the work  was stopped on Wednesday night  of this week. For the past month  Manager Feeney has been stoping at about the 120 foot level  and it is thought that perhaps  the directors are ready now to advise work which will ultimately  lead to operations oa a much larger scale. So far however defin-  i<e instructions have not yet been  received by the management here  and they are not able to state anything as to the future policy of  the Company.  Former Greenwood' People  The difficulties ot the Marys-  ville smelter of the Sullivan Mining company were brought to a  head last week by the seizure of  the smelter at Marysville, at the  instance of E. F. Mackey, cashier,  and formerly stenographer with the  B. C. Copper Co, at Greenwood.  Until a conple of months ago Mr.  Mackay was in the Sullivan company's offices at Spokane. About  that time Le was sent to tbe Marysville office. The following dispatch explains :  Spokane, March 26.���A dispatch from Cranbrook, B. C, says:  Deputy Sheriff F. R. Morrison has  seized the Sullivan smelter at  Marysville and the mine and mine  equipment at Kimberley, under  execution and judgments upon the  suit of E. T. Mackay,, formerly  cashier at the smelter, for $872,  and H. W. Newton for 8785.  The amounts covered by the executions represent iu both cases  amalgamation** of various debts  due by the company to certain of  its workmen who had received np  pay for about two. months previous  to the closing down of the property.  When the hands were laid oS at  the mine they received no time  checks but mere written acknowledgements for the time they had  worked without wages.  Ibis understood, however, that  the annual meeting of the company held later in Spokane settled  the difficulty.  AT THE CHURCHES  Anglican���St. Jude's. Rev. John  Leech-Porter, B. D., pastor. Services  at 8. a.m., and 7.30 d.m. Sunday  school, 12 p.m.   All seats free.  Presbyterian���Services will be con  ducted morning- and evening, 11 a.m.  and 7.30 p.m. Rev. M. D. McKee, Pastor.  Our system  Campbell's Clothing  Special Tailoring Service  offers to men who live in small towns  the advantage of having their clothes  made to their measure���-A S THEY  "WANT THEM MADE���by the leading  tailors of Canada  Our representatives, Messrs The  Hunter Kendrkk Co., L,td., will be  pleased to show you a full line of all  the latest faeries and designs from  ���which to choose.  They will attend to your measurements and instructions and the clothing expercs in our factory will personally make your suit.  Our clothes are guaranteed to fit and  ���please you in every particular or money  refunded.  The  HUNTER-KENDRICK   CO..   LTD  To Rent  Cottage, 4 rooms, close in.  " 4 rooms, near hospital  '*.      4 rooms, near  Smelter  Log House, 4 rooms " " ,  Cabins and Rooms in all parts  of the City.  | Bealey Investment & Trust Co., Ltd.*  OPPOSITE THE POST OFFICE. ��� -  -j.  *  *  **++"?��� *f* .���$��� *$��� *f* **$��� ���*$��� *?��� *?��� ���$��� *!��� *t* 4* Jlu *t* �������� *t* *l�� *fr ���I*. ���*!* "f* "i*'  oaaaaoaaaaaaaaaeaaaaaaaaaaaaaaeaaaaaaaaataaaaaaa*****.  I P. BURNS & CO., Ltd.!  .. DEALERS IN ..  9  C  a  a  a  a  ��  a  ��  ��  a  ��  ��  ��  ��  ��  ��  ��  a  ��  e  ��  ��  ��  * '.'..���-���'.��  �� ....���.��  * ���      ��� ���   ��� *  fresh and Cured meats  Fist) and Poultry-  .%���-  *  *  ��  ��.  *  ��  t>  *  .��  #  Moore's Cafe  Moved to the WINDSOR HOTEL. Our  New Restaurant is newly appointed throughout. You have eaten your meals with us be-*  fore. Try us in our new home. Anything  you want, at any-time you say.. Everything  of the best.  HOWARD MOORE, Proprietor.  BOUNDARY  ** April  3,  ORE TONNAGE  '08  The follow log- table pives the ore (.hipmeii's of Boundary in?ties for l?00, 1901, 1902, 1903,  1904, 1905, 1906 and 1907. as reported to the Greenwood Times���.  Minr. 1900        1901        1902        1903 1904 1<)0S       1906 1907  Granby Mines.... 64,53?   231,762   309.S58   39^,718   549,703   653,889   801,404   613,537  297  ���.,340  19,494  Methodist���Rev. F. J. Rutherford  B.A., will conduct set vices as usual at  Methodist Church morning and evening  Sunday School at 3.  Ca.THOI<ic.���Church of the Sacred  Heart.���Divine service 1st, third and  fourth Sunday in each month. Holy  mass at 10 a. m.; vespers and benediction at 7:30 p. m.; Sunday school a*  2:30 p.m. Rjjv. J. A. Bedard, ��.). M. I.  pastor.  Just Because  it storms-.   ,  dont confine^  yourself  indoors  PROVIDE  FOR YOUR  BODnar  COMPORT  lyvnwiag  Y-atTERPROOP  OILED CLOTWKNO  Every OanaanS  Ouaivntted.  ����n��sfutti&**Hn  Snowshoe  B.C. Copper Co  Mothei Lode.  B.C. Mine....  Emma   Oro Denoro   Bonnie Belle   Dom. Copper Co...  Brooklyn-Stem   Idaho-   Rawhide   Sunset   Mountain Rose_      Athlestan    1,200  Morrison   R. Bell   Senator        Brey Fogle   No. 37   Reliance   Sulphur King    Winnipeg    1,076  Golden Crown    2,250  King Solomon   _   Big Copper _ _  No. 7 Mice....: :....  City of Paris    ���   Jewel_.   RWerslde,....  Carmi.'!   Sally    Rambler : '..  Batcher Boy   Duncan   Providence ^    Elkhorn   Slrathmore..   Golden Eagle    Preston   Prince Henry   Skylark. '..;     Last Cbance   E. P. U.Mine          Bay     ;  Mavis ; _ . ..  Don Pedro   Ceescent   Helen    ~  Ruby    ~   Republic    .......  Miscellaneous    3.230  1,741     20,800     71,212  8.426   135.0CI  Past  1908   "Week  271,583   24,687  36  99,034  47,405  650  141,326 .  14,811  8,530  160  802  7,455  550  150  l,<-40  .875  785  625  665  2,000  350  482  2,060  890  \  ���  C"  219  138.079  19,365  22,937  15,537  15.731  5,646  3,339  560  363  174,298   147,576  37.960  16,400  9,485  3,007  20  105,900  1,488  11,804  3,177  208,231  1,112  18,274  14,481  2,435  993  400  80  32,350  55,731  140,685  2,960  26,032  48,390  3,555  43,295  12,253  64,173  31.270  31,258  3,070  3,250  1.759  4.S86  25,108  3,056  4,747  1,833  649  3,450  222  364  33  33  '    150  586  30  106  76  9  18  1,140  40  140           sorts     90  79  65  '  770  150  20  40  700  20  55  CO  726  325  ......80  167  52  50  300  20        15  535  589  274  689  2S5  73  30  20  40  45  90-  80  .23  S,4sfr  '325  500  60  750  20  500  .Sm0itlUV,0treaVm;--.r-'00   ���'S��*   ^'87��  '1vW1'   *?%m   933,5481,i61,5371,"l48,237   27i,053   24,687  %arbn ���� -A ��: iS7   23,'S23   312'34:>   4al',21    S%'252   ��87.9*8   ��*��.*��-*   63".��6     262,-91    22,60*  B.C. Copper Co        117,611   14S.600   162,913   219,484   210,830   123,840   341,952 _-">���-�������  Pom. Cop. Co���_          .,���           132,5-JO     30,930     84,059   218,811    153,439     .7.77       777.  Total reduced... 62,389   M8,439   4CO.940   6'.7,404~ ioT.'.Gc" dT^U^cTlTvjcvT    ;~62^T- li^ci

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