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 im  VOL. 12  -OOC*0<><>C*-0-C'<*'-C***-CK**-0-C'*0-0  OLD-ESTABLISHED AND RELIABLE  Greenwood's Big Furniture Store  ��   r  No. 32  Spring  Goods  'is*   '  ��� ���;V.  Sitting Liberal Member tljte Only Candidate Before Convention���-A Great  -  Reception and a Masterly Reply    ���*  a  -    a  (��  ttilaid linoleums  Printed Cinslcurns,  Carpet Squares  Children's Go-Carts and Carriers  of all kinds.  Call and See them.   -   ���  \  aasmaaataaaaamaamsaasaWaMasamamsaaasataamaa^  T.M. Gulley & Co.  HOUSE FURNISHERS  Phone 27  Greenwood, B.C.  ' r . ' -   "*- ��� '     '' '  0<KKH>C*0-OK">CK>0<>C*-C*��-C'*C*^^  ��� ���**>-  I  eastern  TDillinery  Come in and let us help you to select  your FASTER HAT. All the latest  creations in Millinery to   choose from.  A visit to our showroom will convince  you that we have something to suit  everybody.  Dry Goods.  Millinery  ****^-.  To Honor Percy Hallett.  List Saturday evening the boys  of the Fire Brigade and of the  Orchestra g-ave a smoker for Percy Hallett, who has baen a member of tbe brigade and also of the  band for several years. The affair  was intended as a complete surprise and the intention was realized. R. J. Saunders was director  ��� of ceremonies and everyone of  r the fortv men present figured in  tne limelight for a brief moment  and as a result alL the expenses  .. of the entertainment were defrayed. The addresses of the judsre to  the various prisoners were most  amusing and the dips were light  enough tp be only fun.- Selections  from the orchestra, by J. Findlay  and more or less, according to  their ability, by everybody made  the thing-a bigger success than  such tbing-s usually are.  Mr. Curtis, of Winnipeg, is Mr.  Trimen's successor in the Bank  of B.N. A. He is expected in today, iu which case .Mr. Trimen  will likely be able to leave tomorrow for his new work at Ros-  thera, Sask.  Special services will be held in  the Presbyterian church on Easier Sunday.  Al. Faulkner. Ben Petersen  and Hugh McKay leave today  for the Bulk lev Valley where  they staked some claims last summer before joining tbe Hatchery  party. They expect to go iuto  Aldermere where their claims are  by horse-back and may go afterward up into the FindUy country.  H. H. Melvil'e, vice-president  of the Dominion Copper Co. has  returned from Europe and is at  present in New York. Word is  expected any day now frorn headquarters, stating what action has  beea taken about many important matters including the election of a president,  G. R. Naden, M.P.P., attended  the Liberal convention at Vernon  this week. After the convention  Mr. Naden intended going on to  the coast for the present. He will  be in Greenwood again for at least  a month before the next session  of the House. It is probable he  will go to Prince Rupert when  thiugs open up there mora and  mike arrangements for tbe opening of business there.  The following despatch gives  the best account of the great Liberal Convention st Vernon that  toe have beeu able to get. It tells  ..the story of an. appreciation such  as comes rarely to public men after one term in parliament and it  is from the pen of a correspondent not connected-with this paper.; It is taken fiom the Nelson  Daily News.  Vernon, April 14��� IC ever a public  man had occasion to realize thai his  services were heartily appreciated, that  was the experience of Duncan Ross,  M. P., at the.Yale-Cariboo liberal nominating convention here today.  A splendid gathering of liberals, including 110 delegates, representing every  section of the great dominion electoral  district of Yale-Cariboo, covering 'an  area of 175,000 square miles, unanimously and enthusiastically' endorsed his.|  course in parliament since his election  in 1904 and with equal unanimity de-,  clared him to be the only possible standard bearer in the coming campaign:  It was a splendid tribute and demonstrated in no uncertain manner the unqualified satisfaction of Yale-Cariboo  liberals with the policy of the Laurier  administration.  The convention assembled at 2 p. m.  In the opera house, S. C. Smith, president of the Yale-Cariboo liberal association, occupying the chair. The committee on .credentials, and resolutions  having been appointed and performed  their duties, the convention, was. regularly organized with. 110 delegates in attendance, which representation would  have been largely increased^ had it not  been for the unfortunate delay of the  train from the. west, which prevented  delegates from Yale, Lillooet and Cariboo and some ��� from Kamloops putting  in an appearance. ..  The report of the resolutions committee, which was received and adopted  unanimously, was as follows: Resolved,  that this" convention of the liberals of  Yale-Cariboo electoral district expresses  Its profound confidence, respect and esteem In the trusted leader of the ..lib-.  terals ..ofA .Canada,., sir,' WilMtr. Laurier.  anil hopes he may be "lone snared; indirect the government of Canada, and  to continue his policy for the permanent.  binding together of all ports of the  British .Empire. That, through his policy  Newfoundland may soon become a province of Canada, that the Hudson's Bay  railway and the Georgian Bay caml may  become accomplished facts, and that as  soon as conditions are favorable and  satisfactory term's can be obtained, ^the  "All Red Line" may be Inausnirated.  whereby British unity and inter-British  trade may be maintained supreme.  That we, the liberals of Yale-Ciriboo,  in convention assembled, hereby pledge  to the government of sir Wilfrid Laurier, our loyal and enthusiastic support  in the forthcoming general elections.  That we also wish to record our  hearty endorsement of the course pursued in parliament by our member, Mr.  Duncan Ross, since his election in 1904.  That we hereby express our strong  approval of the action of the. government in appointing the civil service  commission, and of the course of sir  Wilfrid Laurier following upon the report thereof, and we express our sincere desire that as a result of that  course, so entirely in accord with liberal  principles, the civil service of Canada  will', In the near future, be established  on a strictly non-partisan basis.  That we also heartily approve of the  broad and statesmanlike manner in  which sir Wilfrid has dealt with the  Asiatic immigration problem.  Following the adoption of the resolutions, the secretary read a letter from  sir Wilfrid Laurier, which was received  with tumultuous cheers and applause.  The letter was as follows:  -OTTAWA, 21st March 1908.  My Dear Sir:���I understand that a  convention is called for the purpose of  selecting a liberal candidate in the district of Yale-Cariboo. It is an encouraging sign to see that the liberals in  your district are thus getting ready for  the contest. The loyally and enthusiasm  of the liberals of the west have always  been an inspiration and an encouragement and I feel sure that my friends in  Yale-Caribco will see that so far as thsy  are concerned there will be no breaks  in the ranks of the solid seven from  British Columbia.  Your district is one of immense area  and wonderful natural resources, offering a most attractive field .for development.. We want a supporter from this  rich district to aid and advise us In connection with those problems that are  incidental to the development of the  west and the building up of a greater  Canada. ���  It is not for me to- interfere in the  choice of the electors^ that is a matter  as to which they must'be left absolutely  untrammeled. "If I may, however, be  permitted to express a wish, I can assure, you that no man could be more  acceptable to myself and to the liberal  members of the house of commons than  our friend Duncan Ross, the gallant sitting member.  Yours very sincerely,  WILFRID LAURIER.  G. A. Harris, Esq., Secretary, Yale-Cariboo Liberal Association, Vernon, B. C.  Nominations for a candidate to represent the liberal party in the coming  campaign were then called -for. John  D. Swanson of Kamloops, in an eloquent  and vigorous speech, nominated Duncan Ross. Thomas Lawson of Keiowna  seconded the nomination, which was  further endorsed by stirring speeches  from Dr. K. C. Macdonld of .Vernon,  John Hyman of Vernon, Smith Curtis,  ex-M. P. P. of Rossland, and senator  Bostock. All of them vouched for the  faithful and indefatigable efforts of  Duncan Ross in his representation at  Ottawa of the important constituency of  Yaje-C&riboo, special emphasis b'ejiig  laid upon his splendid fight for com'p&ti-  tion in railways in southern British  Columbia.  No other name was mentioned and  with one accord and with immense enthusiasm'the large audience'rose and  cheered Duncan Rosa, as the standard,  bearer in Yale-Cariboo In the coming*  campaign. j  In acknowledging the splendid testimony to the efficiency of his past services, Duncan Ross said that it amply  repaid him for the four- years of strenuous work he had put In at Ottawa. -He  reviewed at some length the piobab%  issues of the coming campaign, but deferred his extended remarks until the  evening meeting.        -.�� ,.-'������:"  The executive committee for theu*.elec-  toral district then organized witj^ Dr.  IC. C. Macdonald 'as - chairman, C." A.  Harris, secretary, and one representative from each provincial constituency  included in the. Yale-Cariboo federal r.d-  ing, eight in all.        -i  This evening the delegates were entertained at a smoking concert In the  opera house by the local liberal association, important speeches being delivered  by Duncan Ross,, who .,dealt very fully  with the Asiatic imiaigration question,  following up his charges against attorney general Bowser and substantiating  thern with original documents proving  explicitly Bowser's trickery and bad  faith in the matter of^contracts made by  the C. P. R. for the importation of Japanese coolie labor, Smith Curtis, senaior  Bostock and otherv^prominent district  and visiting liberal'.i*��p6rkers.  It would have beeniimpossible to have  held a more successful nominating convention or one that more fully testified  to the unanmity of the liberal party and  to their determination to reelect a supporter of the Laurier administration.. If  today's proceedings-be any criterion ot  liberal sentiment in/ British Columbia,  then there can be-but little doubt Mat  the Pacific province; will continue to be  represented at Ottawa by' a "solid  seven." ���'.-*������'������ Y:y'  In his speech : tonight Duncan Ross  said, in part:.  How can I thank.the good people of  Vernon for the warmth of their, reception to myself, Four years ago I came  to you a stranger asking for votes. You  weferkina. "to"me".then because in a  rather close contest you established a  new record in giving a majority to the  liberal candidate/Four years ago I had  no personal"record to justify or defend.  I return to you after four years of service sometime strenuous,. always arduous, always interesting and fascinating  and it la most flattering and encouraging  to be received with so much kindness  and enthusiasm.  I said a short time ago that I had no  record in 1904 when I came, to you. I  sometimes think that the lack of record,  the absence of sin3 of omission or commission is a distinct advantage to a  public man. I do not desire to escape  any responsibility for my work as member for Yale-Cariboo. I tried to do my  duty to the district and this community  but to err is human and I would not set  myself or be. set on any pedestal above  my fellow men in this district of Yale-  Cariboo. I gave a loyal support to the  Laurier government because I considered it the best government Canada ever  had and because I believed it was enthusiastic about the development of the  west and development is what this great  district of Yale-Cariboo most needs.  It is therefore incumbent upon me-as  briefly as possible to review the record  of the government during the last four  years in matters of public policy and  more particularly its record and my record so far as the' district of Yale-Cariboo  is concerned.  Let me say at the outset that in a  great country like Canada the development of any portion thereof directly  benefits every other portion. The development of the west during the last  10 years has instilled new life into the  dominion of Canada from the Atlantic  to the Pacific, has lifted this country  from the slough of despond into which  it had fallen in the dark days of conservative rule. Our conservative friends  give all the credit to a. kind Providence.  So do we. No man having an appreciation of the fact that a greater than a  mere human power shapes our destinies  but must feel in his heart gratefulness  for the blessings that have been bet-lowed on the country during the la3t  10 years and he is all the better Canadian for such feelings of gratitude. But  as his been well said by sir Wilfrid  Laurier, "Providence works through human agencies."  Did the Laurier government make  gocd use.of its talent since 189S? The  majority' of my hearers have a keen  personal knowledge of the west prior to  the advent of the Laurier government to  power. The fertile lunds were here, climatic conditions were the same, the  land hasn't become any richer during  the last 10 years. But notwithstanding  that Nature was just as kind to Canada  under conservative as liberal rale, no  substantial progress was made. Our  conservative friends paid bonuses to encourage immigration to the northwest  but the going-out process was greater  than the coming in. The few who were  induced to settle in the northwest didn't,  remain there. Discouraged and disheartened by adverse conditions they  sought new fields in which they hoped  to better themselves. Did they come to  the rich Okanagan valley with plenty  of money to buy fruit lands? No, they  would cross the boundary line into foreign soil and settle the Dakotas, Minnesota and othfc. western states. But  things changed when Hon. Clifford Sifton took charge of the department of  tbe interior. There Is no man in public  life today who has been more viciously  pursued, who has been more cruelly  slandered by implacable enemies than  Clifford Sifton. But when the population of Canada is 50,000,000 and when  the history of Canada is written Clifford  Sifton will be remembered as the fa  ther of his  country, as the. one who  originated the new policy'and the development of the west.  .The official figures are the most eloquent testimony to, the ben ;nts accruing  from a change of policy.   Let me give  a^few:  i  ���  ": 1892  1893  1894  1895  1896  1903  .-. 1904  ���1905  1906  HOMESTEADS  :/::  1907 (!) months)   ....  :.     IMMIGRATION  1892   1893 ./..l  :  1894  Y   4840  4067  3209  2394  1851  31,383  26,073  30,819  41,869  21,647  30,996  29,633  20,829  1895  18,790  1896   16,835  1903 .J 128,364  1904 . ! '.130,330  |1905 ,! 146,266  P06   ..\ ..184,064  1907  (91 months)  .-'i.. 124,667  Land grants- to railways .-under conservative !rule,;4S78 to 1896]*amounted  to 31.762.9B4 acres. \  Land grhnted fo settlers in the same  period was^only 7,416,160 acres.  Land granted to railways by liberals,  nil. ���   i\ .   ,  Land granted 'to settlers, 23,693,840  acres.  Conservatives granted to colonization  companies, 438,000 acres of land and  ?375,518.00 of land scrip. Got no settlers.  The liberals granted 250,000 acres to  the Saskatchewan Valley L".nd company,  for which $1.00 per acre was paid and  got the whole tract settled by the most  desirable class from the American side,  many of whom, were Canadians who had  gone to the United States in the dark  days of conservative rule and returned  to their own country under new and  better and more prosperous conditions.  Now, gentlemen,: this policy has  done something for the Okanagan valley  and the interior of the province of British Columbia. TheVfirat time I visited  Vernon was in 1893. It was a beautiful place then, a neat little village surrounded by large cattle ranches. I remember quite well; the subject agitating  the, minds of the people here was  whether a bonus should be granted to  encourage the establishment of a flour  mill. No one thought.of growing fruit  for market in those, days, because if  they had there was no market'and no  people to buy. Things are changed now.  You have received in this val'.ey during  recent years- a large ������ number at - people  of whom the Okanagan valley should be  proud and no doubt is proud. They are  the men and women who pioneered in  the northwest and through the direct influence of the Sifton policy came to  their own after years of patient toll and  patient waiting. They came to you with  money and experience and are rapidly  converting your valley into the garden,  not only of British Columbia, but of  Canada. You who were here in 1893  and 'before that date are fair enough  and broad enough to acknowledge thai  it was the enormous development of the  northwest which enabled the majority  of the newcomers- to Invest In your  lands, to increase their values, to fill  the valley with the best class of people  and the highest citizenship. Would  such a happy, result be'possible with a  policy not only of stagnation but of ret-  rogration.  But the east has also profited by this  policy. Go into any manufactory in tiie  east, consult with the manager and he  will tell you that the reason his manufactory- has been working overtime is  that frpm 50 to 70 per cent of its products are going to the west. Go to the  International Harvester company of  Hamilton, Ont., employing 2000 men  and its management will tell you that  65 per cent of the product of its immense woTks are sold to the west.  This policy of development has given  breadth as well m length to Canada.  The increasing population of the northwest kept producing more and more  wheat, until the transportation companies couldn't handle the traffic. Did  the Laurier government say: "We are  growing too fast; we must call a halt?'  No; they said let tho good work go on.  We will build another transcontinental  railway. We will provide adequate transportation facilities. Those growing  times, this development must continue,  and now the Grand Trunk Pacific is being built.  Until a few years ago Canada we^t  was sometimes known as a right of way  for the Canadian Pacific railway, and  sometimes as a narrow strip of land  north of the international boundary  line. Today Canada has bread;h as well  as length, not only In the northwest,  but in British Columbia a3 well. Wheat  is being successfully grown 910 raihs  north of the international boundary  line. Five million acres are now under  wheat, producing about 100 million  bushels. One hundred million acres can  be brought under cultivation, producing  a billion or two billion bushels. These |  figures are appalling, but the policy ol  development has demonstrated that in  Canada we have one of the greatiat  countries in the world, which will soon  become the granary of the empire.  The construction of the Grand Trunk  Pacific will do much for British Columbia. Heretofore the settled portion of  the province was largely south of the  Canadian Pacific railway because there-  were no railways north. Five-sixths of  the province lies north of the C. P. R.  and the G. T. P. will pass through tire  centre of it. Let no man think that because the nortion portion has not been  settled it is therefore not as rich in sg-  ricultural lands, in timber, in coal, in  minerals as the settled parts of the province. With transporiation facilities provided we are going to get a development  and a growing population equal to that  of any other portion of the dominion.  And we are going t<j get more; we are  going to get railways built from the  G. T. P. to make southern connection.',  thus opening up Cariboo and Lillooet  and other intervening districts.  ! The east gets direct benefit from tlie  ; construction of the G. T. P., not only by  : increased business for its manufactories,  i Concluded on last page  W. P. Tierney. of Nelson, and  his son, J. B. Tierney who has  recently been carryingoutalarge  contract with the C.P.R. at Hosmer arrived in Greenwdodf. Wednesday and vesterday wenjt over  the grading work on ttfe'Mpther  Lode spur. Five carloads of  equipment are expected here on  Monday next and immediately on  its arrival work will be started.  About 35 men followed J. B.Tier-  ney from Hosme-r and will likely  be given work here. They expect  however to employ about 100 men  on tbe grading which is to be  more extensive than was first  thought,    It is expected that the  work will take about three  months.  J. B. Tierney will be in charge  o*f the work here.   Thefirm how-  ���**  ever have other large contracts  on the Columbia and Western  and in a couple of month's Hme  will have at times nearly 1000  men working lor them. The  grade here will be about two  miles in length and will eliminate  the two large trestles on the Mother Lode line.  Wages will be paid according  to the work. A great deal of it,  however, does not require skilled  labor and wili be worth about  $2 a day. Some of the men who  came from Hosmer are already  making arrangements to camp  upon the hill near Deadwood.  THE CITY COUNCIL  Tbe Council met on Monday  night. Present Mayor Bunting,  Aldermen Wilson, Mortimer,Sutherland and Fleming.  Tbe City Treasurer's quarterly  statement was read, received and  filed. In the receipts lor tlie  quarter ending M-vrch 31st, are  the following items; Police Court  Fines $176 50, Traders' Licences  $405. Liquor Licenses $2305,  from water consumers $1,476.85.  Debentures to the extent ot $5000.  were redeemed and the overdraft  at the bank was reduced.' The  school was a charge against the  city over grant received of {$276,-  65. ... ryy  The C ��u:icil decided to request  the Government to appoint W.G.  McMynn a police magistrate of  the City of Greenwood without  salary. Mr. McMynn.wishes tl i-  this power as it'is greater than  that of a Stipendiary Magistrate  Rev M. D. McKee reported a  complaint about a charivari that  occurred recently at the Manse.  The police had instructions to stop  all such disturbing rumpuses and  the Council agreed with the Minister that it should be done.  In the discussion that folldwed  it evolved that boys under age  are in tbe habit of frequenting  some saloons. Tbe Council  thought this a serious matter and  gave instructions to the clerk to  have notices printed stating that  the law in this respect would be  strictly enforced in future. These  will be hung in the various places  where liquor is allowed to be sold  The Mayor introduced the question of doing tbe city work now  when so many men were out of  employment. It was decided to  have ihi** work started at once  and that preference be given to  married msn who were aho ratepayers. Tuesday, the 2Ut was  appointed a general cleaning day.  A second screen will be put in  the Twin Creek reservoir tc ] re-  vent its filling up Repairs will  also be made at Lynn Creek and  Providence Creek.  The tenant at the City farm  was instructed to have repairs  and improvements required by his  agreement made.  The  following accounts  were  ordered paid ;  Greenwood City Waterworks  Co  '. $133 65  White Bros      2 75  Kinney & McDonald       3 15  Russell-Law-Caulfield Co.      2 16  W. H. Moore       1 00  Clark & Coles ValveCj..-..      9 00  Remember the Concert Orchestra <la: ce in the Masonic Hall on  Monday night. There never was  such muisic in Greenwood before.  j If You Wish  to Buy  )  t( Wire us for Quotations  Our facilities for buying  Dominion, B.C., or  Granby Stocks  on the curb in New York  or Bostonare 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 y  a lower figure if possible  We will wire you the  New York opening quotations daily, if desired.  McDERMID&  McHARDY,  NELSON,       ,       RC.  C. P. R. OFFICIALS HERE.  The private car, Champlain,  carrying J, G-. Bury,of Winnipeg,  manager of the Western lines  of  theC.P.R.' F. W. Huelbach, and  P: J. Lapouyade business {friends  of Mr. Bury, and Superintendent  Coleman was dropped here by  the train from Kelson on Tuesday  afternoon. While here, Mr.  Bnry met the managers of the  B.C. Copper Co. and of the* Dominion Copper Co., but it was stated definitely that his trip was  only a general inspection of the  lines and that there was no unusual business in hand. It can  be more definitely stated that sc  far as rumors of amalgamation  of the C.P.R. mining properties  and the.local companies are concerned, there is absolutely nothing known of such a movement by  anyone concerned here.  Mr. Bury's staff included his  stenographer and two Chinamen.  It will be remembered that a  Chinaman who had travelled on  Mr. Bury's car a few months ago  gave to the Vancouver papers, a  story of what the manager was  going to do for him when he returned. Bub no one was more  surprised than Mr. Bury to hear  of his plans for the Chinaman.  -His Chinaman apparently bad  taken some lessons from his chief  in handling reporters. L'he party left about seven o'clock by  special engine. They were returning diiectly to Winnipeg.  Rifle Association  The Greenwood Rifle Associa-  ton was reorganized on Friday  night last with a membership of  35 and with the following officer*-:  Captain, W. G. McMynn, Sec-  Treas., K. C. B. Frith; Committee. Bert Logan, A. D. Hallett and J. S. Birnie. Tbe ranges  have been repaired and are in  first rate shape for the shoot today. The boys tried out the new  Ross Rifles the first of the week  and no casualties resul ted. They  report them very satisfactory and  do not see how any trouble could  arise.  I  .1  1  ^  Wk  ���':;���'_���' :��>*��}���  ���7.>::W  "77-M  YY;yy&��  WM  ::-y7'^M  77:-:m  ���Ymm  .'Jl  1  'J KBjSJlfS '"Y^.W"-W-'Y'^' -^;l; '��� ���������'-.'/-"���.-���l',W f !.|  mffn��p>ir|l!*f>  ''������gfflw.',"w*'i*w  ���'���-' ':i:f.:%-:'"!:   -';^lfe \;;^iV.f^t'rr;A-^^;-^--   -^;:V-���'���:: ^-i'^^jfe'  :<>f.KSK��>;  pmyyyMlm077Ym  THE  BOUNDARY  CREEK   TIMES  fmmrmiimmmm^^^  CF*  CF*  CF*  CF*  CF*  CF*  CF*  CF*  CF*  ..Bank of Montreal.  Capital, all paid up, $14,400,000.        Rest $11,000,000.  UNDIVIDED   PROFITS  $422,689.98  Hon. President:   Lord Strathcona and Mount Royal, G. CM. G.  President:   Sir George A. Dkummond, K. C M. G.  Vice-President atid General Manager :    E. S. Clouston,  Brandies in London, Eng. \ c^rt/rSl, New York, Chicago,  Buy  and sell Sterlir-t,- Exchange and Cable Transfers *, Grant Commercial an  Travellers'CredLts, available in any partlof the world.  SAVINGS BANK DEPARTMENT  Interest allowed at current rates  i  Greenwood Branch,    W. F. PROCTOR, Manager.  0=-*.  CF*  CF*  CF*  CF*  CF*  CF*  CF*  Cr*  Cr**  CF*  ft'  Hi  ***--*9  ***=2  ***=2  *%  ���*��>  I  I  *=��  ***=��  K--9  keeps up the standard of the publication. It is in our estimation  a most valuable .book for anyone  connected with the copper mining"  industry.  don !" he said and politely went  back to finish his work.  The CANADIAN BANK  OF COMMERCE  Paid-up Capital,$lO,O0O,00O. Reserve Fund.$5,000,000  B.  B.  HEAD OFFICE, TORONTO.  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.  The vigorous action being taken by the Council to have young  boys excluded from tbe hotels is  very commendable. There are,  of course, several hotels in Greenwood where such action is not  necessary for boys are not perr  mitted to loiter about the bar^.  The action of the Council so f ar  as these men are concerned will  simply be strengthening their  hands. It is up to the Council,  the Police, and the good citizens  of Greenwood to see that everything that can reasonably be done  to ensure protection to the men  who want to run their hotels  making them a credit to the town,  be done. We are satisfied that  this is what the people of Greenwood want and they will see that  they get it.  After baptising Mr. Sifton wilh  a new spirit, the Winnipeg   Tribune would take   him   id to   his  galaxy, clothe him in white robes  and shining raiment and surroun-  him with a chorus of angelic voices���the   Tribune,   the   jNelson  Canadian, the Mail and  Empire,  aud no doubt   Bob   Edwards   of  Calgary, would join the   throng.  We'll let Mr.   Sifton   decide his  party   affiliations   and   so far as  these papers are concerned   it   is  only a case wliere "wish is father  to the thought."  by virtue of his office is the biggest linelected public manin Canada. This and much more about  Justice Mabee will be found in  the current issue of the Canadian  Courier.  The Bulkley���Nbrth and South  Someone has asked if Helen  Keller is alive. She recently published an article in the Centurv  Magazine.  J. T. BEATTIE, Manager  Greenwood  PROFESSIONAL CARDS.  /  H. HALLETT  Barrister, Solicitor,  Notary Ptblic.  Cable Address:       ���'Hali.rtt."  1 Bedford M'Neill's  Codks \ Moreinp & Neal's  Greenwood, 5. C  Leiber's  ^V&aW&e   BOUNDARV   VALLEY   LODGE  "-������&W.-".*'" No. 3 8.1. 0. 0. F.  Meets everv   Tuesday  Evetjiui; at 8 Ofl in  the  I. ��. O. F. Hall.     A   cordial invi tfltion isex  tended to all sojourning bTcthern.  A-.B. FLEMING, ��� t. STO SBR  N   ��"- *> ��� t-  FRED B.  HOLMES. Rec. Sec.  CD*  Boundary Creek Times  Issued ���oerv Friday  B-y  TBE  Bonndaiy Creek Printing anil Publishing  Co., Limited,  SUBSCRIPTIONS IN ADVANCE.  Pbr Yeah     2 00  Si3 Months  1 25  To Kobeion Countries. 2 50  Editox  A. I). Macfarlane  <^i3?S>v  <u:--to.-,'<i-&/M.3i:L)  FRTDAY. A PHIL IT. 1908  ���  army of boosters, men of the spirit to do the most effective pioneer  work possible However here is  Kipling's paragraph and our  readers are given it to judge as  they please:  "Externally, British Columbia  appears to be the richest and tbe  loveliest section of the Continent  Over and above her own resources  she has a fair chance to secure an  immense Asiatic trade, which she  urgently desires. Her laud, in  many places over large areas, is  peculiarly fitted for the small farmer and fruit-grower, who can  send his truck to the cities. Ou  every hand I heard a demand for  labor of all kinds. At the same  time, in no other part of the continent did I meet so many men  who insistently decried the value  and possibilities of their country,  or who dwelt more fluently on  the hardships and privations to  be endured by the white immigrant. I believe that one or two  gentlemen have gone to England  to explain the drawbacks viva  voce. ��� It is possible that they  incur a great responsibility in the  present, and even a terrible one  for the future."  We wonder if the following  data from a recent issue of the  Open Court Magazine will make  any residents of Greenwood dubious about receiving one-dollar  bills! clean or dirty. If you are  afraid to take anv just turn them  into the Times Office where they  will be thoroughly disinfected  and used.  After careful examination of  pennies, nickels, ten cent pieces  and bills taken from a grocery  store it was found that  Dirtv pennies averaged 26 living  bacteria each ; Dimes averaged  40 living bacteria each ; Moderately clean dollar bills averaged  2,250 living bacteria each ; Dirty  dollar bills averaged 74,000 living  bacteria each.  Mr. John Mclnnis, Socialist  Member of the Legislature for  Grand Forks division who spoke  at the Miuers' Union Hall ou Friday night last, has gained at  least a limited reputation at Victoria for sincerity. How widely  this estimate of Mr. Mclnnis prevails, we do not know. It was  given of him to us by a political  opponent. It is hardly necessary  to say that it does not irrvolye  any opinion either as to the quality of his ideas or as to their safety.   *  Peter Veregin, who was in Nelson recently, is considered a bad  man for the Doukhobors. Peter  has the gift of an organizer and  the heart and mind of an autocrat  and the poor Douks. though they  dress in white or don't dress at all  seem to be the gang-slaves of  Peter.  Pacific Hotel  Gkii-g & Mokrison, Prop.  The Pacific is the  Headquarters  for Commercial and Minitig'Men  Is steam heated, electric lighted;  the rooms are'large and cosy..  Rudyard Kipling has certainly  fallen from grace in the eyes   of  British   Columbians.     His   fifth  " Letter   to   the   Family" deals  with the question  of Asiatic Immigration   and in   it   he claims  both parties have been playing up  to the Labor Vote.    We are perfectly ready to admit to  Kipling  thai we are of the opinion that a  large Asiatic trade would   be  of  inestimable benefit to B.C.    That  is just the reason why the Japanese treaty has not been   repealed  long ago.    To the extent of  providing fair labor conditions   the  Government at Ottawa is playing  up to the Labor Vote, if you like  it that way.    It is certainly  providing what the members of the  Labor Union and what ninety-nine  per cent of the residents ��� of   this  province want.    But beyond that  if Mr. Kipling can find any exhibition of calm, unjostled colonial  statesmanship   to   excel   that of  Sir Wilfrid Laurier in this whole  immigration question   we   would  like to hear of it.  But Mr. Kipling has another  point. He says British. Columbia  has a superfluity of men who decry the value and possibilities of  this country. We believe that  British Columbia   has   a   whole  The City Council has appointed Tuesday next as an Arbor  Day. This is the only thing to  do. Few towns in the world have  such beautiful and inspiring stretches of God's country within easy  view as can be had from the hills  around Greenwood. Why should  the valley not be a garden of lov-  liness ? What would you think  of "a beautiful Greenwood" as a  motto for good citizens ?  A representative of Colliers'  was in Greenwood this week  and his presence here rather emphasizes the need of a good Canadian Weekly. The Courier of  Toronto is a new paper and is doing well. It the Courier had more  support, as it will have in a year  or two, it could easily place on the  market a magazine quite able to  supply the Canadian demand for  an up-to-date weekly paper. Collier's has established a Canadian  edition in which it dftcus'-es Canadian instead of American public  issues but we would like to see  purely Canadian magazines able  to hold their own in competition  with any either only half-Canadian or American magazines. To  anyone wanting a weekly national paper the Courier is ready to  supply the demand for four dollars. Iu one or two years it will  be better able to do this if you  help it.  Justice Mabee, the new head of  the Railway Commission has been  making his   reputation   quickly.  Three yeaTS   ago   he was   plain  May bee, a lawyer   in   Stratford.  Not particularly erudite   in   law  but an original   personality  that  knew the spirit and the game  of  lawi    In the Court Room he was  a man who carried a strong head.  He had a strange  sort   of   penetrative mind   that   got   into the  root of things ; a brain that   analysed a case on a   mathematical  basis and a speech and a manner  that made his analysis a very telling   thing   in   the conduct of a  brief. As Chairman of the Canadian section of   the  International  Waterways Commission, he   was  something of a Niagara when he  came to battering down a bad argument, at the same time he was  patient as Job when he had to listen to reason and he carried   his  knife by means of which   he   let  occasional swift jabs of light into the situation. -He has been for  three years on the bench and now  The Rest Cuisine between  Winnipeg and the Coast.  ������$�� ���?��� ���*$��� ��f* ���*!���> ���*!��� ��f�� ���$��� ��������  .In the mining camps of Montana and Idaho, it is tbe Babine  district north of the Bulkley Valley that is being talked of, according to James Cronin, formerly  manager of the Consolidated at  Rossland. Mr. Cronin. is going  north as soon as navigation opens  aud will resume development work  on the Dibble group, a silyer lead  proposition of silver claims in the  Babine district. His own opinion  of the prospect is given in the  following interview:  "Speaking of surface indications, I think ��� the values in the  Babine country north of Bulkley  Valley are higher than those secured in the silver-lead district of  Coeur d'Alene, Idaho. In the Dibble group there are three parallel  veins that have been traced on the  surface for a distance of twenty-  five hundred feet. One of them  varies in width from two to ten  feet. The assays are so high, so  high that I won't take the public  into my confidence for fear bf being credited with romancing. The  formation is ideal, consisting of  porphyritic quartize and slate and  in this respect is identical with  that of the Coeur d'Alene district  the greatest silver-lead  region in  the world.   I don't.know whether  the ore will persist at depth, but  I think so on account of the character of the country   rock.   It is  unlikely that ore   bodies   of   the  same size as those in Idaho  will  be found in the   Babine,   where  many valuable locations have been  made during the past two or three,  years. The crying want just,now  is trails, and some of these I  am  going to build at my own expense.  "Two other camps which   promise to become famous as silver-  lead producers are located on the  south side of the Bulkley Valley  aud at the head of Cqpper River, '  along the new route it Is said the  Grand Trunk Pacific will adopt in  making a cut-off.   The ores from,  those camps run at least  $100   a  ton in lead and silver.    They are  well adapted   for concentrating  on the basis of one   and   a   half  ounce of silver to the unit of lead.  Development   work   this   season  will.bring the richness of those yf  regions to,public notice throughout the continent.    I have been  deluged with inquiries from mining friends, and anticipate a small  sized stampede in there from ' Id-  auo and Montana as soon as the  boats start running up the Skeena.  agffiE^A^v MiJammrnkwa  etter CooUng..  Beer  Louis Hill, president of the  Great Northern, says that dollars  are so scarce that railway managers feel like photographing  every one they get. Mr. Hill is  apparently suffering somewhat  from the influences of the weather  at the Coast. But in spite of it  all, Mr. Hill says they are favoring British Columbia. He says :  " I venture to assert that outside  of construction work on the Vancouver, Victona& Eastern Rail-  way, the steam shovel at work  near False Creek is the only one  at work on our entire system.  Everything is hung up."  The Times has received a copy  of Vol. VII. of The Copper Handbook advertised elsewhere. The  name and reputation of Mr. Steven's book is so familiar tha+ it only needs to be said that Vol. VII  About People  The Bishop of London has admirers all over the world. Saturday, a week ago, he headed a  vast procession of clergy and  church workers into the heart of  the worst slum in Westminster.  The Bishop is courageous, vigorous and direct and by way of contrast, a story is told of his brother who is a farmer near Aylmer,  Ont. His brother who has been  farming in the County of Elgin  for some years was one day spreading some dirt about the premises  when he discovered that he had  inissed one pile, '"Ah���I beg par-  Chlv��1 fi"t^'-o Use Shiloh's Cure  Cure  Cures  Coughs  and Colds  QUICKLY  for the worst cold,  thesharpest cough  ���try it on aguar-  antee of your  money back if it  doesn't actually  CURE quicker  than anything you  ever tried. Safe to  take,���nothing in  it to hurt even a  baby. 34 years of  success commend  Shiloh's Cure���  25c 50c, SI.    315  its  Hotel...  Ladysmith  Close to the Smelter.  The Best Appointed Work-  ingmen's Hotel in theCity  Is  unexcelled, as  is evidenced  by  its popularity in all the towns  of the Boundary.  For Sale at all Leading Hotels  Either Draught or Bottled.  Patronize home industry by insisting on having  'ELKHORN" BOTTLED BEER  TEL. 1SSB  h in co.  Every man appreciates good cooking and every woman  takes a pride ia doing it. "BOVRIL" can be used to  advantage wiLh all hot dhlics. It greaily improves the  flavor of stews, soupj, rousU, fnh, etc., and also increases  their nourishing value.  An economical way to get i> is in the 1 lb. bottles.  .^������\^:lr^.alewmmv>y*��'fm^^*'^^���mkU7lr����l  ���M'.pjx  3��  ^WW��-WTOaM*s'j*M��3ii-'|  Tea  Coffee  Spices  and Extracts  i  i  Received Highest Award  Dominion Exhibition 1906  e  t-  Lighted    throughout   with  Electricity.    Plot and  Cold Baths.  The finest of Bars Stocked  with the Best Wines,  Liquors and Cigars  GREENWOOD, B.C.  OL,A LOFSTAD,        - Proprietor  OOOOOOOOiXX>000000000000*>00  H. BUNTING  CONTRACTOR  ���AND BUILDER  Dealer   in   Sash,   Doors,  Turned Work and  Inside Finish,  Etc.  ESTIMATES FURNISHED.  GREENWOOD,   :   B. C.  ERNEST J. CARTIER. Proprietor  Finest Fnrnisned 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  0 PHONE 65. 9  oo-o��oo-o-oo-o*a-o*oo<>o-��ooo-o-c>o-oo<>  Ladies' Calling Cards,Hol-  land Linen, can be had at  The Times Office, 50c a box.  1  Electric current   supplied   for  X^^4*'i'��4t-��4t-��4'*^*i'f^��4**��^4'4'*i'4'^*��'�� *  4��  4��  4*  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 Yon Money  +  I*' n  ���^���i  THE   BOUNDARY GREEK  TIMES  Provincial Items  The Great Northern train running into Phoenix from Grand  Forks if* to be supplied with fine  new coaches.  of the biggest kind of a healthy  boom," said Mr. Van Wagenen,  who nogotiated the deal.  Five thousand acres of timber  limits near Howe Soundwave been  purchased for a foreign syndicate.  They will erect mills with a daily  capacity each of 250,000 feet.  "British Columbia is on  the eve  0<>00<XK>00<K>0000<H>00000000<>  FOR SALE  The Missionary Era,a new paper has been started at Summer-  land by the Prerbyterian Minister.* It is a religious publication.  Pay day at the Granby mines at  Phoenix last Friday totalled $55,-  000 and at the St. Eugene at Moyie $40,000. ' The Granby smelter  paid $35,000.  unexpected on the part of (he  C.P.R., as they require such byproducts as coking coal will produce-in their briquetting plant  at Bankhead and also in the man  ufacture of the gas that is burn  ed in their passenger cars.  The pioneers of Prince Rupert  are making strong efforts to keep  out the Chinese. The Empire  complains of their employment  on the steamers plying from Vancouver to Prince Rupert.  IK-  Four   Ingersoll-Sergeant  Class   "A"  ; Straight   Line   Air   Comin-etsors.  Air Cylinders 26*4 ia. x .10 in.     Iii  good working condition. Available  about July, 1908.  One Vulcan, four-wlieel, Saddle tank,  Steam Locomotive, 4-2 in. guage.  Cylinders 10>^ id. x 16 in.���Built  1903.   Immediate delivery.  One Canadian,four-wheel, Saddle tank,  Steam Locomotive, 42 in.  guage.  '���-' Cylinder-} 10 in. ac 14 in.���Built  1902.   Immediate delivery.  One Porter, four-wheel, Saddle tank,  Steam Locomotive,Standard guage  4ft 8J��! in. Cylinders 7 in. x 12 in.  Purchased 1901. Imnjediate delivery.  Four Jeffrey, ten ton, Electric Locomotives, 36 in. guage, 220 Volt.,  t)irect Current. In good working  ;;'���;   order.'   Available aboiit July 1908  * Three   Lidgerwood    Electric   Hoists,  75 h.p.   Equipped   with duplicate  Jeffrey M.H.���30 h p. Motors, 220  volt.     Direct Current,   Available  about May, 1908  One Aldrich Electric Pump.  Portable  ''. ;    Mounted for 36 in. track. Capacity  100 gallons on 300 ft lift   Equipped  with 10 H.p. Westinghouse   Motor,  .'   220 Volt. Direct Current. Purchas  '        ed 1907.    Immediate "delivery.  The machinery listed above will all  be available during ��� present   season,  owing to being  replaced*   by   larger  equipment,  Write for   detail   specifications and  . prices,, -..-: -.. -    ' -:.  I The Crow's NesL Pass  I Coal Compajjy, Limited  J. B. Tijrnby, Purchasing Agent,  FERNIE,  B.G  00<H3rO��9<><H>0<>0<**��0<>00<*000<X><>  Cranbrook's race meeting has  been set for May 18 and 19.  Stables from Buffalo to San Francisco will be represented. tDnly  one Canadian stable, that from  Medicine Hat, is on the list-  The secretary of the Western  branch of the Canadian Mining  Institute has sent to the members  of the council .a circular letter  conveying the suggestion of the  presidens that the next meeting  of the branch.shall be held at  Rossland about the middle of  May.  Gal'iher Comer, to His Own.  Cranbrook is forming a Game  Protection Association. This is  taking a leaf out of the books of  Fernie and Greenwood. Organization meeting was held last Saturday night.  In spite of the shipments of the  Granbv, there is no money moving in Phoenix. The men are  averse even to paying board bills  up the hill. James Loor and  Louie Colombo who had boarded  at the Maple Leaf hotel skipped  out last week but were intercep  ted by the proprietor at North-  port and asked to disgorges They  produced $1��0 and were passed,  on. '   , '  I    MINING   I  ,*tf��r*^-t***0*��#*��e*����0*tt#��O**-*.  The Fernie Free Press says:  It is rumored that tbe C.P.R.  will build 100 "by-product" coke  ovens at Hosmer. We have been  unable to confirm the rumor but  such a step would not have   been  You, who have read tb�� Daily  Canadian, of Nelson, aud who  are familiar with its indiscriminate harangues against the Liberal members, what do you think  of this sweet morsel on W. A.  Galliber's retirement:  Nursing Mothers and  Over-burdemJl Women  Ir- all stations of life, whos3 vigor and  vitality may have been undermined and  broken-down by 6vta*-work, exacting  social duties, the too frequent bearing ot  children, or other causes, will find in Dr.  Pierce's Favorite Prescription the most  potent, invigorating restorative strength-  giver.ever devised lor their special benefit. Nursing/mothers wlHJind it especially valuable ih. sustaining Their strength  and promoting\nabundant ihmrishment  for the child, ^xpectantjootkers too  will find it a priccl6ss\irj>RkiWp**^r)l*>re the  system for baby's coming and re*t*-dmng  the ordeal comparatively painlessT^Jjj.  cnn do no liqnn in any state, or condition  of. the female system/ "  ���Jeiicate, "ii.rviiuJTT?e.ik women, who  suffer from frequent headaches, backache, dragging-clown distres-3 jow down  in the abdomcu, or frcm painful or irregular monthly [joriods, gnawing cr distressed sensation in stomach, diz?.y or  faint spoils, see Imaginary specks or spots  11 o a ting before eyes, have disagreeable,  yolvic catarrhal drain, prolapsus; ante-  sersion or retro-version or other displace-  aients of womanly organs from'weakness  ol parts will, whether they experience  many or only a few of the above symptoms, find relief and a permanent cure by  using faithfully sind fairly persistently  Dr. Pierce's Favorite Prescription.  This world-famed specific l'or woman's  weaknesses and peculiar ailments is a  pure glyceric extract of the choicest native, medicinal roots without a drop of  alcohol in its make-up. All its ingredients printed in plain English on its bottle-  wrapper and attested under oath. Dr  Pierce thus invites the fullest investigation of his formula knowing tint it will  be found to contain only the best agents  knewn to the most advanced medical  science of all the different schools of practice for the cure of woman's peculiar  weaknesses and ailments.  If you want to know more about the  composition and professional endorsement of the "Favorite Prescription/ send  gostal card request to Dr. B. V. Pierce,  taffalo, N. Y., for his free booklet treating of same.  You can't afford to accept as a substitute f or this remedy of known composition  % secret nostrum of tmknm/m ounypoai'  Hon.  Don't do it.  4)4MtKM)4>(tH  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,  ���       Legal Documents,  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.  lhe Times  m-  Government Street, Phoiie 29  Greenwood, B. C.  During his eight years service  as representative of Kootenay,  "Big Bill" has always been a  loyal aud enthusiastic Wes'erner,  and has dona probably all a  Dominion member covjd to to advance the special interests of Nelson. It is probably within the  truth to sav his public career has  not made him a single enemy.  It is generally understood that  Mr. Galliber purposes devoting  his time and talents hereafter to  the practice of his profession.  There is no man in Nelson, probably uot in Kootenay, who does  not heartily wish him every success.  i a a aaa ���� n - a a ��<-1 a a ������.�������� ��  The Anarchist.  Oh, he preached it from the housetops,  and he whispered it by stealth;  He wrote whole miles of stuff against  the awfiil curse of wealth.    '  He shouted for the   poor   man, and he  - called the rich man down ;  He masted every king and Queen who  dared to wear a crown.  H<* clamoured for rebellion,and he said  he'd lead a band  To exterminate   the   millionaires and  sweep them from the land.  He yelled   against   monopolists, there  power he'd defv,  And swore he'd be   an   anarchist   and  hlow them !o the sky.  He stormed, he fumed, and ranted, till  he made the rich man wince.  And���an uncle left him money, and he  hasn't shouted since. \  ���Tits Errs.  NOTICE TO CREDITORS  SAYS THIS IS BEST  A leading health journal in answering the question, " What is the best  prescription to clean and purify the  blood 1 printa in a reoent issue, the  following *  Fluid Extract Dandelion one ounce;  Compound Salatone, one ounce ;  - Compound Syrup Sarsaparilla, four  ,,   ounces.  Shake \rell and use in teaspoonful  doa.es after each meal and at bedtime.  A well-known physician states that  these are harmless vegetable ingredients, which can be obtained irom  any good prescription pharmacy;  ', This mixture will clean the Wood  of all impurities. In just a few days  tho skin DegiuM to clear of sores, boils  and pimples. It puts vigor and  energy into run-down debilitated  .men and women. For many years  Sarsaparilla alone has been considered  a good blood medioine. 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 Comuound  Salatone and Extract Dandelion,  works wonders. This combination  puts tbe kidneys to work to filter  and sift but the wasto matter, uric  acid, and other impurities that cause  ���lisease. It makes new blood and  relieves rheumatism and lame bark  nnd bladder troublon,  *a*at*aaa*a*a*iaa*aaa**a*a  CORPORATION OF THE CITY CF  GREENWOOD  NOTICE is hereby given that the Assessment Roi I for the;year 190S lias beeu itetur-  tii'tl, and can be inspected by any person having  an interest therein until tin; sitting nf the  Court of Re-vision. The first sittinif of  the Court of Revision on tbe said Assessment  Roll will be bold in the Cily Hall,  Greenwood, on Monday, the 11th day of May.  1%8, at 10o'clock, a.m. Any person desirlngto  make complaint against his or tv-r assessment  must grlve notice in writing to the Assjssor,  statinr: the ground of his or her complaint at  least ten davs before the said date. .  G.B.TAYLOR.  C.M.C.  Green .vood, B. C, Ap.-il 6th, W08.  fin  15 HRI 10  IS  THE BRITISH COLUMBIA  DiSTBLLERY   CO.,   LTD.  In th' M-ttcrnf the E��tatc''-f J-wp's Cell" late  of Carmi, lo the Province of British Columbia,  Deceased.  ���JSJOTICR TS HEREBY GIVEN that all cred-  J-< itors and others having-claims against the  Estate of Joseph Celle. ^vho died on or about  Hth 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 verific-1,  statement of their account and the nature of the  security if any held bv theiti;  AND FURTHEr'TAKE NOTICE that after such last mentioned dHte.the administrator  Clement Vacher, will proceed to distribute tha  assets of the deceased among the parties entitled thereto havinir regard only to the claims  of which he shall then have notice ; and that  the said administrator will 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 him at the time of the  said distribution.  DATED at Greenwood, B C, this 28th day of  March, 1908.  J.��. 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 the  history, Geography, Geolog-y, 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  Induetry.  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  to importance of the property.  The Copper Handbook is conceded to  he the  'J  The Mining Man needs the book for  the facts it gives him about mines,  mining and the metal.  The 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 is $5 in Buckram with gilt top;  $7.50 in full library morocco. Will be  sent, fully prepaid, on approval, to anv  address ordered, and may be returned  within a week of receipt if not found  fujly satisfactory.  HORACE J. STEVENS  Editor and Publisher.        '  453 Postoffice Block, Houghton,  ' Michigan.  Just Because  it storms-  /  done ���rotofthe '  yourself  indoors  PROVIDE  FOR YOUR  BODILY  COMFORT  bywaaring  WATE1  OILED CI  New Westminister. B. C.  Greenwood Liquor Co., Agents, Greenwood  LAND REGISTRY ACT  Every Gar-neat  Guaranteed -  MINERAL ACT.      .  * -        "  Certificate of Improvements*  NOTICE.  GRANITE MOUNTAIN and IRON KING  MINERAL CLAIMS, situate in the Greenwood Mininir Division of Yale District.  Where  located:    On.Eholt Creek.  TAKE NOTICE that X.C.M. Shaw.ageul for  James Sullivan, Free Miner's .Certificate No.  B6721and Jerry Driscoll.Free Miner's Certifi-  cateNo. B6720 intend, sixty days from tbe date  hereof, to apply to the -Mining Recorder for a  Certificateof Improvements for the purpose of  obtain in a- �� Crown Grant of the above claim,  And further take notice that action, under  section 37. must be commenced before the Issuance of such Certificate of Improvements.  Dated this 8th day of November, A. D. 1907.  . C. M. SHAW,  B.CX.S.  TAKE NOTICE tha tan application has been  made to register Jotnes Henry Hlgtrinsas  thi* owner in Fee Simi>1e, uni*er a Tax Sale  Peed from George Birkett Taylor. Collector of  Miin'c'p.-ilitv of City nf Greenwood.ti�� James  Henry nitrpins.bearimr dale the Twentieth day  of December. A.D. 1W7. of all and singular that  certain parcel or tract of land and premises slt-  n.itp. lvinp mid tiding in the City of Greenwood,  in ihe Provin.-eof British Columbia, morepar-  ticnl.irlv known and described as Lot Iwenty-  three R3I, Block J, v!ap*t6, City Of Greenwood,  B.C. ,.������.'���  Y;ou and each of you are required to contest  the claim of the tax purchaser within forty-  five days from thedateof the'first insertion of  this notice, and in default of a caveat or certificate of Us pendens bting filed���and in default  of redemption���within such period, you will be  forever estopped and debarred from setting up  any claim to or in respect of the said land, and  I shall register James Henry Higgins as owner  thereof.  Dated at Land Registry Office, Kamloops,  Province of British Columbia, this ThlTty-flrst  day of December. A.D.. 1907.  W. H. EDMONDS, District Registrar.  To Edward Nash, Esq., and  William H. Asquith.  2***K>0<K><>000<>00<>��^��*r*^00��00<**:0**��  CANADIAN  ���aA^.iHiHLl  LAND NOTICE  Application No. 12535a.  LAND REGISTRY ACT.  Similkameen Land District.   District  of Yale  TAKE NOTICE tha'.J Is���be!l3 Stiaus?, of  Midway, B.C., occupation Housekneper, intends to apply for permission to purchase the  following described laud: ���  Commencing-at a post planted at the North-  East corner of H. Straitss'Pre-cmption. Lot No.  787S. tlience East 40 chains; thence south 20  chains; theme west 40 chains; thence north 20  chains to point of commencement, and 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-  ford,of Park Rapids.Mlnncso'a.occupation  Farmer,'intends to apply for perniisHion to purchase the following-described lands: '���  Commencing- at a post planted 60 chains Northerly from the North-west Corner of R.  Strauss' Pre-emption, Lot No. 7H7S, tbence  north 60 chains; thence west 2u chains; (hence  south 60 chains; thence east 20chains to point  of commencement, and containing 120 acres,  more or less.  FREDERICK CRAWFORD.  Per HENRY STRAUSS. Agent.  Dated the 15th day of February, 1W8.  TAKE NOTICE that an application has  been made to rctrister Harcourt P. Dickinson as theownerinFeeSlmple.nnderaTarSale  Deed from George Birkett Taylor. Collector of  Municipality of the City of Greenwood., to  Harconrt P. nick'nson,1>earinirdate the7th day  of December, A.D. 1907. of a'l and singular that  certain parcel or tract of land aud premises  situate, lyiug and being in the City of Greenwood, in the Provinceof Britisli Columbla.more  particularly known and described as���theNorth  36 feet ofLot Five (S), Block Eleven (111, 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  days'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, you will Tbe for  ever estopped and debarred fron* setting up any  claim to or in respect of the said land, and I  shall register Harcourt P. Dickinson as owner  thereof. '  Dated at Laud Regittry Office, Kamloops,  Province of British Columbia, this Sixth  day of Jannarv, A.D. 1908.  W. H. EDMONDS,  District Registrar  ToLAURA A. WARD- 7t  LAND NOTICES  Similkameen Land District-  of Yale.  District  Paintiti  House, sign and ail exterior and  aud interior painting and decor,,  sting promptly done.  mall Papering  Hud Kateominifis  Send \tx yeur spring orders.  6eo��liXbonit>$on  Box 255, Greenwood.  Shop Government street.  TAKE NOTICE tliat I Heiirv " Stratus of  Midway, B.C., bv occupation l-'Hrmcr,  intend to applv for permission to purchase the  following described land: Commencing at a  post planted at tht* North West corner of B.  Strauss Pre-emption I.ot No. 787 S, tlience north  ROcbilns; thence east 80 chains; thence south  80 chains; thence west 80 chains to point nf  commencement, and containing 640acreR, more  or lens  HENRY STRAUSS,  Dated Fobruary 3rd, 1908.  Similkameen Land District.   District  of Yale  TAKE NOTICE That Ellen Long, of Park  Hapids.   Minn., occupation   House keeper,  intends to apply    for   permission   to purchase  the following described lands:   Commencing at  a post planted at tbe South East corner of Application to   Purchase  Record  No. 2MS beintf  Survey Lot No. 7X8S;  thence cant 80 chains ;  thence south dO-chains;   thence west 80 chains;  thence north 00 chains to point of commencement, and containing 480 acres.-more or  less.  ELLEN LONG,  Per Henry Strauss, Agent  Dated December 'Jth, 1907.  Similkameen Land District   District  of Y2le.  TAKE NOTICE'bat William Edward McArthur of Greenwood. British Columbia,  by occupation Lumberman, intends to apply  for a special timl>er licence **ver tin* followiug  described lauds: Commencing at a post planted  :it about five ��� bains distant in au easterly  ilirection from the north,vest corner of A.  fisher's pre-ei-ip'ion. J.ot IO)S; thence east  about ii chains; tliencc south 40 chains to G  Kustace's northwest corner; thence east 35  timins; thence north 4" chains to Lonticr's  s'uithwest corner; tbence north 40 chainu;  tlience east 10 cha ns; tbence north 40 chains;  tlience west 80 chains; thence south 80 chain*  to the place of beginning and containing (,40  teres, more pr less.  Located thc 17th day of December, 1907.  William Ei>wak�� McArthur.  Dated ZTtli December, 1907. ja_$-5t  \R A I L W A Yj  One Way, Colonist Rates  Eastern Canada to  Altota* British Columbia  Toronto, Brantford, Cu  elph.  London. Gait.  46.05.  Kingston  $'50.10  Ottawa, via Pt. Artltur  orS-S. Mar.e  51.40  Ottawa, via Chicago -  52.45  Montreal             ���  -  52.70  Quebec  58.00  St. Joiin. NB.  Moncton, N.B  60.95  Halifax  6245  Correspondingly low rates from  all intermediate points. Tickets  on sale Feh. 29 to April 29. 1908.  For further particulars Call or  write,  J. MOE,  D.P.A. Nelson  b.  fir-.  E- J. COYL-E,  A.G. P. A .Vancou ver  AGENT  t?BDPATH,  GREENWOOD,  00<>0000<>0<*K*H>000<>0000000*>>0<>  Synopsis of Canadian Homestead Regu  lations.  A NY available Dominion Lands within the  ������"���"���Railway Belt in British Columbia, may be  horaestcad<��d by any person who is the sole  head of a family, or any male over i8 years of  age, t< I be extent of one-quarter section of 160  acres more or less.  Eni-v must be made personally at thc local  laud r flice for the district in which the iand is  situ e. Entry by proxy may, however, be  ma e on certain conditions by the father,  m-'.her, son, daughter, brother or sister of aa  in ending homesteader.  The homesteader is required  to perform    b  conditions connecttd therewith nnder one    f  the following plans:  (1) At least Bix months' resideuca upon and  cultivation of the land,in each year for three  years.  2 If the fa liter (or mother, if the father is  deceased), of the homesteader resides upon a  .'arm in the vicinity of the land entered for,lhe  requirements as to residence may be satisfied  by such person residing with the father or  mother.  [3J If the settler has his permanent residence  upon '-- ning- land owned by him in tin* ficin-  iiy ->t his homestead, thu requirements as to  residence may be sailsfied by residence upon  the said laud.  Six months' notice in writing should b.*given  'othe Commissioner of Dominion Lands at  Ottawa of intention to apply for  patent.  Coai..���Coal mining lights may be leased for  a period of twenty-one yeatw at an annual  rental of Jl per acre. Not more than 2.5<4i  aiyes shall be leaded to one individual or  company. A royalty at the rate of five cent  per ton shall be collected on the im*r<-!i tntabtc  ��� oa   mined.  W. W. COIIY.  Deputy of the   Minister of the In terior.  N. H.��� Unauthorized   publication of   this  ad  vcrtittemeut will not be paid for.  Similkameen Land District.   District  of* Yale  TAKE NOTICE that Joseph H. Leasia of  the District of Vale, Province of Brui-.li  Columbia,by occupation timber cruo^r. .ii't-n.ls  toapply for permission to purchase thelol lowing-  described land: Commencing at apost marked  J. H. Leasia's S.E. Co-tier Po��t situated at tin-  North East corner of J.II, Feeney'm application  Lot 622; thence north iJ chains; thence west  20 chains; thence south 'J) chains; theiuee.is  3) chains, to place of commeticctjieiit, aud containing 40 acres, more or les.��.  Joseph H. Leasia, Locator  Dated November 2nd. 1907-  Similkameen Land District.   District  ol' Yale  '-pAKE NOTICE that Ann* \Vik,n.���f Park  X Rapids, Minn., nccupuiun Hou^e<eep_*r.  intends to applv for permission to purchase  the following described lands: Commencing  at a post pi-tnted al the North Ea<t corner of  \V. Hager's Pre-emption Record No.. 115s. bting  Survey Lit No. 7r! LS ; thi-uo- Ea��.t St) chains  thence south i)0 chains; thence Vest SO chain  thence north w clviins, to point of commi-nee  tneut containing 4JW actcs, moreorless.  ANNA   YVU>-,-ON  Per IItillrv Str:ut*.s. Asren  Dated December llth.l'loT,  m  Y/^^satA ���;v!��5��i-.*v*,  l#i&Y-  YYY^$0y��,-:'&y  t'7-Z.W  ��$  THE   BOUNDARY  CREEK   TIMES  ^^^^?S^?^^^i^^^S^S^^?^^��^��V^S*��^:^S^Sr  | Saves a deal of worry in the Kitchen, $  and Ifre ba'be both in stock  n  TT  spring is Here ai usi  You will  be  wanting-  .some  Paint  and Wall Finish to brighten  up   a  1 jit we keep the best,  ���*��  Sherwin-William's Paints,  and  Wall Finish  mhjLi   Ly  1  COMPANY,  HARDWARE CLOTHING  LTD.  GROCERIES  Greenwood Ciouor �������  IMPORTERS  GFEENWCOD  J* &&** J* ii &&&&>& &&&&&&   Jtjtji&jtjtjtjljtjtjtjt&jljljtjlt  ->  **.  Is  sh is Too Slippery  For White's Fishing Tackle  If yon want to catch the biggest fish in  the river, get your Flies, Hooks,Poles,  Reels from A. L. White. Tackle either for Sale or to Rent, Everything a  Sportsman needs^���Guns, Ammunition,  and a Bag for your game-get them from  A. JL. WHITE  Phone 16 FURNITURE AND STOVE MAN  & ���  Purely Personal j  Dr. Simmons, dentist, Phone 96  Wallace-Miller Block, open evenings  I.   H.   Hallett   returned   from  Vernon on Tuesdav afternoor.  A. E. Braithwaite,   of   Bridesville, spent Sunday  last   in   the  city.  T. ti. Gulley returned from  Spokane and elsewhere  Monday  night. .    .      . .  Judge Williams and G. W.  Rumberger, of Phoeni*, were ,in  the valley last Saturday.  Born���To Mr. and Mrs. J. Dimrnick, at their home in Greenwood  on the 14th wst., a daughter.   ���  D. C. McRae and his brother  from Phoenix are spending some  days this week on the Main Kettle River.  Born���To Mr. and Mr?. C. C.  Brandon, at San Francisco, Cal.,  on the 11th inst., a daughter.  H. McCutcheon, Collector of  Customs wen* to Keremeos on  Wednesday to go over the nfflce  there with Walter Frith who has  just moved from Chopnka to Keremeos.  W. J. Goepel.oae of the Inspectors of the provincial government  "���"wi in Greenwood Monday and  Tuesdav, auditing at the Government offices.  Mr. and Mrs.Christopher Wood  returned this week from Armstrong and are settled again in  their home here. ���  Percv Hallett. Mrs.Hallett and  their little bov left yesterday for  the coast where Percv is a partner in the Western Tobacco Co.  recently incorporated. Everyone  in Greenwood will wish him success.  W. B. Willcox. of the Pioneer,  Phoenix, was makine perhaps  bis last rounds on Wednesdav.  Mr. Willcox says that the little  pile of gold is rapidly vanishing  as he pays up all the little bills  about.  Miss Agnes Beldon went to  Spokane on Saturday last to join  ber sister. Miss Ethel Beidon.who  went there recently. Miss Beldon will accept engagemenlsin a  "Teaching Connection" and will  have Mr. Frank Wilson's studio  in that city.  Last week Rev. Father Bedard  and Hartman entertained at their  house, four priests of the church,  Rev. Father J. Althoff,of Nelson,  Rev. Father McCullnugh; O ML,  of Rossland, Rev. Father J. A.  Van Nevel,of Esquimalt and Rev  Father F. Verbeke, of Fulford  Harbor. The two latter gentlemen were on their way home from  a trip to Europe.  Easter Sunday services at StU  Jude's church will be at 8 a.m.,  11 a.m. and 7.30 p.m. There will  be special music. The Boy's  Brigade will attend the evening  service i  The eightv-ninth anniversary  of the I.O.O.F. will be celebrated  by^Boundary Valley* Lodge No.  38, on the 26th inst. The order  will attend service in the Presby-  ian church on the evening of that  day.'  The Rifle Club shoot today is  on the ranges at Boundary 'City.  The.ranges on the hill may beus-  e.l for shooting on short notice or  tke half holidays if they come.  It is safe to say that no town in  British Columbia has an orchestra that can compare with Greenwood's concert orchestra. No one  is asked personally to buy a ticket. The orchestra deseryes your  support. Give it to them on Monday night.  The ladies of the Guild of St.  Jude's church w;ll seiv.: "High  Tea on the 28th inst.���a week  from next Tuesday in the store  recently vacated by Anderson  Bros. Supper from 5 30 to 7 p.m.  and -a concert by the Greenwood  Oonuert Orchestra starting at  eight o'clock. One admission of  fifty cents includes both parts of  the entertainment. Children will  be admitted fer twenty-five cents.  John Mclnnes,M.L.A., addressed the largest meeting in town  last Friday evening in the Miners-.' Union Hall. His address  covered a review of the work of  the session at Victoria, some reference to the general progress of  socialism and an exposition of  some socialist theories.  Unanimous for Ross  ^  *#& &&&&*'7? &mrtf'tf'iC-i?tf' .^*'v*;fr:r?:P*K'K}1v,>*,jp;^}^;*?ar{*.-'  ThePalaceliveryStable  )j    TOWN 70<PICj   ..  Special Easter Service morning  and evening in Methodiat church  An initiation of several new  members of the Fire Brigade will  iake place tonight.  A locket adve'rtised in The  Times as lost, two weeks ago,  was returned to this office Wednesday.  J L. C()les has a stock of wall  paper that is unexcelled for tastv  designs.  Look 'em over.  A'hnlf holiday does not mean  less work. Il means m-'>re nnd bet-  ���er work in less time. I3t-sides not  having a chance to play makes  one bitter,  At the Church of the Sacred  Heart on Sunday next at 10 a m.  Rev. Father Bedard will be assisted in the celebration of High  Mass by the choir of the Phoenix  church.    The Mass will be sun<��.  That Annual Beef-steak-pie  Dinner in the Methodist  Church will be just as good  as usual.   Monday, April 20th  Do not Miss it.  Tickets, Adults 50c.  dren 25c  Tea served 5-30 to 8,  Cliil-  DRAYING���We Can Move Anything  P. c.  BUCKLESS  -   PROPRIETOR      Pro  gram  ar'.er  Corporation of the City of Greenwood  XJOUSEHOLPEKS &  PROPERTY  ���*��� x     Owners are {riven until Tuesday,  the 21st inst., to clean up their pietnis  es aud place them in a  Sanitary Con  dition.  Af tor that date the provisions of tbe  "Health Act" and "Health Ry-Law"  will be invoked by the Health Officer  ol the Local Board of Health.  By Order of the Council.  April 15th, 1908. G. B. Taylor,  City Clerk  but in opening up new areas in Ontario  and Quebec. In looking up some reports  of the National Transcontinental engineers a tew days ago I was amazed at  some figures given on the authority of  those engineers. Fifteen million six  hundred and eighty thousand acres of  good agricultural lands will he opened  up in New Ontario by the National  Transcontinental railway. Many of you  come from the good old province of Ontario. Do you know that there are only  14,000,000 acres under cultivation in Old  Ontario and less than 21,000,000 acres in  all the old province of Ontario, but the  construction of the Transcontinental  railway through the clay belt* of New  Ontario makes over 15,000,000 acres of  new agricultural land available in that  province. What I want to impress on  my audience, what I want to drive home  is the outstanding fact that this policy  of development of opening up there magnificent areas in Canada from the Atlantic to the Pacific is directly attirbu-  table to the. fact that the Laurier government began an intelligent, aggressive  policy of development and carried it on  until, today, every portion of the dominion" gets the direct benefit.  Need I dwell upon the fact that you  fruit growers of Okanagan and you lumbermen of other parts of this riding  must give credit' to this policy for providing you a market?  The facts and figures which I have  given cannot be successfully controverted nor can they be effectively criticized.  Our conservative friends no longer attempt to offer serious criticism to the  policy or the record of the Laurier government. They have abandoned the legitimate functions of an opposition and  have started a campaign of calumny and  slander. They no longer say that the  immigration policy has not been effective, they no longer say that the  transportation policy lias not been  crowned with success, they no longer  seriously object to our tariff policy or  offer any alternative; they simply shout  graft and go up and down-the highways  and byways endeavoring to poison the  minds of the people of this country by  innuendo and gross misrepresentation of  public men. 1 am not unappreciative of  the danger of such a campaign, but I  want to ask in all seriousness if the  people of the west are going to be stampeded by wanton charges without proof  and are going to vote' against a government that has done so much for the  west?  Let me give you one instance to show  hew absurd these charges by our tory  Iriends are. We have heard something  in the house of commons and Jiave heard  more in the tory neswpapers regarding  the awful timber scandals. What are  the facts? From 1878 to 1896, when  there was practically little or no settlement and consequently little or no increasing demand for timber in the  northwest, the conservative government  gave to its friends, without money and  without price, without tender and without competition, 30,767 square miles of  timber land.  Settlement came with the advent of  the Laurier government, the demand'  enormously increased, but notwithstanding this, during the 11 years of  liberal rule, only 7915 square miles of  timber were alienated, not to friends of  the government but in every instance to  tlie highest bidder in open competition.  NOW, KEEP IN MIND WHEN TORIES TALK SCANDAL, THAT FROM  THE FIRST DAY THE LAURIER  GOVERNMENT ENTERED OFFICE  UNTIL TODAY NOT ONE SINGLE  STICK OF TIMBER HAS BEEN  GRANTED TO ANYONE EXCEPT TO  THE HIGHEST BIDDER AFTER  OPEN   COMPETITION.,  When this rule has never been broken  where can there be a shadow of a vestige of an excuse for charges, of graft?  Our conservative friends in their  anger, in their unsatiable thirst for  scandal, have only called attention to  their own shortcomings. I hold in my  hand a list of timber berths granted  under conservative rule. Here are some  of the favored ones:  Hon. J. G. Higgart, ex-minister of railways and canals, several hundred square  miles.  Nicholas FloorTDavin, 50 square miles.  J. G. H. Bergeron, 50 square miles.  D. H. McDowall, ex-M. P., 60 square  miles.  H. A. Ward, M. P., 50 square miles.  Thomas   Bickett,    M.  P.,   50   square  miles.  Hon.   w. ;H.   Montague,  M.  P.,    50  square miles; also a long list of other  prominent conservative politicians.  These berths were granted by order-s  in council passed by the tory government giving these tory, friends large  areas of the public domain free. :  This was 'the policy of the conservatives, this was the policy of the very  people who are today shouting graft in  connection with a policy of open competition and in every instance awarded  to tbe highest bidder. Their charges in  tills Instance are as unfair, unfounded  and absurd as in every other instance  where they have attempted to besmirch  the character of honorable men and  abandon criticism for the cowardly alternative of bringing up wild charges  of graft and corruption-without one tittle of evidence to substantiate these  charges.  Let me appeal to you again. I honestly believe that we have the best government Canada ever had or I wouldn't  support it. I honestly believe that it  is in the best interests of Canada and  particularly the west and more particularly the great district of Yale-Cariboo,  to continue the Laurier government in  office; to give it an opportunity to work  out its policy of further developing tbe  west, and I therefore hope that no one  will be led away by any cruel campaign  of the scandal monger.  This policy of development has done  much and will do much more for Yale-  Carlboo. This Is why I am such an'en-  (.husiastic supporters of the Laurier government. There may be minor details  of policy to which exception can be  taken, but the important factor htinding  right out is that tho general policy of  the administration is the best for the  district which I have had the honor to  represent. I do not want to weary my  audience, but I hope you will bear with  me while I refer to matters of local importance.  I have here the notes of a brief address I made at Kamloops when the liberals of this riding were good enough to  select me as their standard bearer. I  then laid down a policy which I considered'the representative of this riding  should follow if he were to be of some  assistance and some benefit to his riding. I stated then that the destiny of  this great district was bound up in the  transportation question and, quoting:  "We want railways and plenty of them,  and we want such assistance as will  make possible the early construction.of  the railways required; not because it  is fashionable to knock at the treasury  doors whenever a man gets a railway  bee in his bonnet or rather a railway  charter in his inside pocket, but because  in the work of empire building the resources of Yale-Cariboo are a sufficient  warranty for the expenditures of public  moneys in securing the development of  those resources. We want -a railway to  continue from Midway to open up the  gold, silver, copper and coal measures  of Similkameen and Nicola, and we  don't want any waiving of the old flag  in the interests of any particular railway corporation; and we want a railway to open up a direct market in the  boundless Boundary mining country for  the fruit and flour and agricultural products of the northern country; and we  want a railway to continue northward,  putting new life in Golden Cariboo and  minimizing, if not destroying the effect  of the recent international arbitration,  by giving us a short and direct route  to the Yukon through Canadian. territory, and we want that rich and promising country divided by the' waters of  the Kettle river opened up to the prospector, miner and farmer.  "A big program, you will say, but not  at all out of keeping with the magnfl-  cent resources of the district. Through  the statesmanlike policy of the Laurier  government, there is now every assurance that the practically undiscovered  country of the north will be penetrated  by another transcontinental railway;  but railways running north and south  are also required to develop our'resources and to bring mining and agricultural districts in closer touch with  each other to the advantage of all.  "I do not think I will be charged with  heresy or lacking in loyalty to the liberal party when I suggest that mare  attention should be paid to the development of our own resources rather than  to international trade. The great country to the south of us with its 80 mil-  fions of people does not enjoy its prosperity through the nourishing care of  the protective tariff, but rather because  there are 80,000,000 under one flag and  having the greatest possible freedom of  trade within their borders."  Now, sirs, these would have been idle  words if nothing were done to supplement this policy. I think I can claim  some credit for having done something  to bring about railway construction in  this district and if complete success did  not lollow, it was not for want of trying and I am still hopeful that the policy which I laid down will soon be carried into effect.  Mr. Ross then explained at some  length the historic fight over the  V.V. &E. in railway committee at Ottawa, when the entire tory party lined  up against the interests of southern  British Columbia in the matter of transportation, the tories seeking to maintain the C. P. R. monoply and the liberals suceRsfully opposing it.  Mr. Ross also dealt with the Midway  & Vernon railway undertaking,, a project which he had assisted in every way  possible. He dealt, too, with the dominion expenditures on public works in  Yale-Cariboo, with particular reference  to telephone and telegraph systems,  with which this great district is now  very .well supplied.  Mr. Ross then devoted some time to  the Asiatic Oriental question.  "During recent years sir Wilfrid Laurier had to deal with some question of  a grave international character," he said,  "and the same reasonable, moderate,  statesmanlike ideals which have always  actuated him in the discharge of his  public duties were brought into play,  -with the result that satisfactory solutions were secured in all instances. One  of these question was of peculiar interest to the province of British Columbia.  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���AS THEY  WANT THEM MADE���by the leading  tailors of Canada  Our representatives,    Messrs      The  Hunter Kendrick Co., Ltd., will be  pleased to show you a full line of all  the latest facnica and designs from  which to choose.  They will attend to your mea.��-ure-  inents and instructions and the clothing experts in our factory will person-  all v make your suit.  Our clothes are guaranteed lo fit and  please you in every partipular or money  refunded.  The  HUNTER-KENDRICK  ���^���l^-^-^.^.^.^*.^.-^^  **  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-  *4�� - OPPOSITE THE POST OFFICE.  aa9aaaa9����a9ftaaaoaaaaaK>a����9iaaaaaaaa*aaao9999999999��m9  P.  S & CO., Ltd. [  DEALERS IN  v  Tresb and Cured meats  Fisb and Poultry* ���  ��  *  ��  ��  ��  ���r  *  ��� 9  "���'���'  �����  *  .9  n&99*a9a&aa*i����*��a9a*a9a#��aa***99-*-r*~r9aa*aa9��*a��*��aaaa  Moore's Cafe  Moved to.-the. WINDSOR HOTEL. Our  New Restaurant is newly appointed throughout. You have eaten your meals with us before. Try us in our new home. Anything  you want, at any time you say. Everything-  '      of the best.  HOWARD MOORE, Proprietor.  labor act, upon a .contract of this charac-, for the purpose of jeopardizing a satisfac-  ter and that the contract was drawn up I tory settlement of a serious International  with special  reference  to the  Allen   labor I question.  Continuing Mr. Ross tarred to  the question of Asiatic immigration and gave a careful resume  of the entire question including  the subsequent controversy. After  reading all the correspondence  connected with the Japanese treaty Mr. Ross referred to his own  conflict with Mr. Bowser and  proceeding said:.  No sooner was this arrangement, affected  than Mr. Bowser, the attorney general of  this province, Introduced into the local legislature, the Natal act for no other reason  than to further complicate the matter.  As one desiring peace rather than turmoil,  I thought it was my duty to expose the  hollowness and hypocrisy of Mr. Bowser's  actions as a prblic man and I did so. In order that the: e may not Ire any misunderstanding regarding the mutter, I have put  down as briefly as possible my charges  against him;  1. That ~W. J. Bowser was solicitor for  Sauri  Gotoh.  2. That Sauri Gotoh discussed with W.  J. Bowser the effect of the Canadian alien  act.  3. That all subsequent contracts between  Sauri Gotoh ��� and the Canadian Pacific  Railway company were duplicates of tho  contract prepared by W. J. Bowser.  . 4. That during the last provincial campaign W. J. Bowser used information secured as solicitor for Gotoh to convince  the public that a contract had been entered into between S.'inrl Gotoh and a company acting for the Grand Trunk Pacl.'ic  Railway company to bring In 50,000.Japanese  laborers to work on the Grand Trunk Pacific railway.  5. That tho Information contained ln the  election roorbach which appeared in the  Vancouver Dally Province the evening before the last general election was supplied  by W. J. Bowser since the editorial columns  of the same,paper in the same issue gave  W. J. Bowser credit for having warned llu*  public regarding the alleged contract.  5. That the Victoria Colonist of the  morning of the election gave as a report of  a speech delivered by W. J.. Bowser the  substance of the a legations contained in  the Province article.  7. That W. J. Bowser as solicitor for  Gotoh knew at the time that the Province  article was. untrue and was published solely  for the purpose  of deceiving the r  8. That as solicitor for Sauri Gotoh he  knew that the contract, was not between  Gotoh and the Grand Trunk Pacific Railway company, but between Gotoh and the  'Canadian Pacific Railway company, a ve'y  powerful ally in the last provincial general  elections.  9. That W. J. Bowser knew of the existence of the Gotoh contract when he introduced the Natal aat in the legislature  on April 2, 1907 and that this act for which  he was primarily responsible was drafted  in such a way that even If it did receive  the assent of the lieutenant governor it  could not be enforced against the Gotoh  contract.  10. That under the arrangements made  by the dominion government with Japan  and by the enforcement of federal lmmig:a.-  tion regulations, no Japanese can be  brought into the country under the Gotoh  contract and that consequently this contract stood no longer in the way of W. X  Bowser introducing a good Natal act in  the  legislature.  Then giving Mr   Bowsei's var- \*j  k'Us denials, Mr. Ross in reading  the following   astounding ,tele-.  gram said':  Here Is  Gotoh's  answer over his Elgna-  ���ture.    Gotoh  says  as   follows: ��� ..  -  Bowser   did   not   draft  his,  contract   tn  bring Japanese to Canada but as Bowsejj  was his solicitor for over two years untlj  October ,or November, 1906,   Bowser kne*nj|  the nature of ev��ry contract ma.de durlnrfl  that time.   There was a case of changlnjlj  contractor's name from Paruya to his com-J  pany Shoko in July, 1905 and Bowser coplei'f  the contract.   The  contract was  with thVJ  C.P.R. to supply Japanese In Vancouver.  '     " (Sgd.) TAMURA'J  The above is true fact under oath, 'I  (Sgd.) S. GOTOlfl  Yokohama,  Feb. 7,  1908.  Mr. Ross reviewed all this evidence an<"-|  Bowser's denials very  fully, accepting un-j  leiervodly   responsibility   for   his   charge  against tlio attorney general and concifjdec'i  an   eloquent   and   vigorous   speech,   whiclr|  was loudly applauded throughout, with th��J  following  stirring appeal:  Because it was mybounden duty in thM  interests of this country, in the interests pijj  electors, j this province and in the interests- of "thef  empire to expose these things' the Word!!  has gone forth that I must be defeated in;!  Yale-Cariboo. All the forces of the Mc-j  Brides and the Bowsers and the cohort*!!  of the conservative party ln this provinces  are to be arrayed against' me. Let theml!  come on. "We are not afraid. J. tiave' suf-9  ficlent confidence in the fighting qualities?)  of Yale Cariboo to feel sure.that they srillS  not be alarmed by the ��� bombast -of- our op-|  ponents. I have sufficient confidence in. thef]  good sense and sound judgment of- the peo-  pfe'of Yale-Caiiboo to know that they will!  not desert Its representative becir.se he?  .has exposed the deceit of the attorney gen-|  eral of this province In his efforts to complicate a grave International and Imperial^  (Ciueslion.  My friends,  let  me re-echo  the clarljjni]  call used by the fighting editor of-the Toronto Globe In another connection.   The callj  of  the  Highland   chief:  "Shoulder to shoulder, men of Yale- j  Cariboo. Shoulder to shoulder, never shotS  in the back, always facing the fire, wej  await with the assurance of victors the on-j  11.   That Tie did so tor poliUcal effect and slaught of our opponents.


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