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 I  11  ,*l  M  r(  %  Jj&i^^^  JsssssasreeraG^^  1 ��'.T'.*��MWl^.}rac=~xli( MH-.H ��.-��*��*  -*&M"%-:--";fes|  ���;:;:.?;.:;.(���:������  ���.-������' *;��*�����  ���"���"���'IT  /   I  "fV"-"]"      ,...:���   .".-.- " ; ''<$,  m  -v  GREENWOOD, B. C. FRIDAY   JANUARY 4, 1907.  No. 18  istory  Of the Columbia and Western Railway and  its   Relation   to   British1 .Columbia   Politics.  The Columbia & Weatern Railway  company was incorporated by thjj.reg-  islature of British Columbia ,-itf the  year 1896, with power to build a line of.  railway from Trail, on the' Columbia  rirer, to Okanagan ,-"ake, and from  Trail to the International boundary in  a southeasterly direction.  The promoters then asked the legislature for a land subsidy, amounting,  for a bro.id gauge road, to 20,000 acres  per mile.  These promoters represented to the  members of the legislature that immense bodies of low grade ores existed  in the district to be traversed by this  road, and that the construction of this  road would afford the requisite transportation facilities necessary to allow  these immense ore bodies to be mined  and smelted iu British Columbia, and  that   by   connecting   this   road   with(  ���:������]  ���team barges upon Okanagan lake, aud [tiod of thisSjrailway. they ar?  these barges again with  the Shuswap  kanagan railway and the main line  of'the C. P. R.!, a new and  more direct  ii '..-*'"11 j  roite between jthe coast cities ami the  . -|i        . i '      .  mines in ithe Boundary Creek district  an" the.iJaines of Rossland would be  i        >'    -'J  op med u��.   It was represented that the  op'ning of this new route and the inert ised traffic which would undoubtedly result would make the Shuswap &  ���Okanagan railway a paying instead of  a Using concern. Iu addition to this,  that it-would.jlead to the settlement and  improvement^ of all the available lands  not only contiguous to the railway it-  i      ! I     -  I*.     ' .  self, but also/the lands surrounding the  Okanagan1, lake, and would provide the  very best possible market for the agricultural' products of the Okanagan and  -1     '-'    -'lv  Spallumacllien valleys.  Tb   summarize   the  benefit's   which  Were to be'-tferived from the construc-  3d of tli  ' The develupment of our mineral resources.  The smelting of our ores in .British  Columbia.  The development of our agricultural  resources, from the Columbia river  through to Sicarnous, converting the  Shuswap & Okanagan railway from a  losing to a paying proposition.  Diverting to the coast cities the trade  which was going south to the United  States.  Upon these representations, and  having in view the attaining of the  above results, the legislature iu 1896  passed an act to subsidize the Columbia  & Western railway to the extent of  10,240 per mile for a narraw gauge  road, or 20,000 acres per mile for a  standard gauge road, for that portion  of its. road from Trail to Okanagan,  --upo.t the conditions of their constructing the said Columbia & Western  railway withiu the time and according  to the terms of their Act of Incorpora -  tion," to use the words of the Act itself,  It will be observed that the granting  of the subsidy was conditioned upon  two   essential   points,   namely:     The  in.**..:���pj*-Y"---"-v  l-;llw Year  AND  Thank Ybu- for Your Patronage  ''  '     ' \.-v      \ ���  During  COMPLETION OF THE ROAD TO   OKANAG -  an lake, that being what the Act of  Incorporation called for, and within  the time mentioned, which was five  ye*-rs from the 17th of April, 1896.  To emphasize the condition in respect  to the time, the company were required  to give security to the extent of $50,000,  which was to be forfeited to the Province in case of failure to build within  the time mentioned.  The subsidy was made payable from  time to time as the work progressed.  Thus the lands earned by the construe  tion of Sections one and three were  payable when these sections were built;  the subsidy for Section four was pay  able when Section five was built and  the subsidy for Sections five and six  when the whole road was completed,  but no land was to be granted that had  not been surveyed according to the  land laws of the Province.  The history of the road as to construction may be summarized thus-  First section, Trail to Robson.built,  Second section, Spur to International  boundary, not built. Third section,  Robson to Christina lake, built. Fourth  section, Christina Lake to Midway,  built. Fifth and sixth sections, Midway to Penticton, not built.  Tha company claimed and had  granted to it the land subsidy for Section one and part of Section three.  This laud was not then, and is not  yet surveyed.  The subsidy, while it might be earned as construction went on, was based  upon the construction of the whole  road to Okanagan lake,-and" NO lank  wa3 to be granted that was not designated and surveyed within seven years  from the passing of the Subsidy Act  (17th April, 1896). The company not  having complied'with either of these  such that the government at the 1902  session of the legislature introduced  Bill 87, under the terms of which not  only would the company have been  enabled to obtain the coal and oil  lands in Southeast Kootenay, but they  would have been able to choose choice  lands to the extent of -nearly two millions of acres anywhere .in Yale and  Kootenay districts. This bill was so  strongly opposed, chiefly by Curtis,  Oliver and Kidd )iwberala), that the  Government withdrew the measure.  It was in connection with this bill  that the company set up a new and  fictitious claim to the effect that in the  year 1898, at the request of the government of British Columbia, the Colum- >  bia & Western Railway company surrendered their right to build that portion of their railway between Midway  and Penticton (Okanagan lake), and  consequently that they were entitled to  the subsidy for that portion of the road  built, although the company had failed  to carry out the provisions of the Subsidy Act.  The investigation of 1903 completely  proved the falsity of this claim, and it  would not have been worth mentioning  not were it not for the fact that this  false claim has . been revived, and: it  may do duty as the main reason for the  passing of the bill of (1906), granting  to the railway company over 800,000  acres claimed as balance of subsidy for  Section three.  If the company surrendered its rights  to build Sections five and six, as  claimed by the rai'way company, and  by the McBride- government,, then ��� it -  follows that the company would have  an equitable claim for the land subsidy  for Section four, and there can be no  doubt that the passage of the Act of  this session strengthens the position of  conditions, lost all claim to the lands.   the company if they should come again  THO^l&S  DRUG  CO.  K����l��SlQl^,fi*SKJCCK>iaa!��SZ!��^aaQa!^v!sa--  Annua  Taking  COMMENCING  I ? ? a SjATURI> A Y, J A N. 5th  (And Running  for  Two  Weeks .Only,   We  Willy  m-^lace on Sale Our Entire Stock of  iNTER  GOODS  ;  *-L  iatgreatly reduced prices.    All broken lines must  Jjgo.    Tl^is  will  be  an   opportunity  to   purchase  ti ' --"���    ���' ������ ��� i't  I staple iikid fancy goods at discounts varying from  Do not fail to take  The company claim that they were  delayed on account of certain negotiations which took place in 1898, looking  to the substitution of a cash instead  of a land subsidy, and that an agreement was entered Into in 1898 99 varying the original Subsidy act, which is  false, as the proposed agreement  was never executed, and as in March,  1899, the Hon" Jos, Martin, then attorney general, by letter directed to  the Executive agent of the C. P. R.,  refused to ratify the proposed agreement, the company had still four years  and claim a land grant on account of  Section four.  That it is the intention of the company and of the' McBride government  that the railway company may come  again in respect to Section four, is evident by the fact that the government  refused to allow an amendment to the  Act of this year to the effect that land  granted should be in full of all that the  railway company claimed.  The C. P. R. and Premier McBride  claimed last session, rrT.cn the iniquitous bill to grant  the railway company  ,   -:l,-��  |twerityi|to  fifty per cent.  advantage of it.  SEE   HAND   fekLliife   FOR  PARTICULARS  ���8  :MC.w^i<u��Wiuwj��*J��uuutuwlu^wUixj^^^  Womens' Goods.  Men's Goods.  left in which to make surveys.  The company claim that they were  further delayed in making their surveys on account of certain negotiations  between them and the Dunsmuir government in 1901 and 1902. looking to  an exchange of lands in the Boundary  Creek district for lands in Southeast  Kootenay.  This was the notorious attempt of  the C. P. R. to get the two immensely  valuable coal and oil blocks is East  Kootenay, and which was frustrated  by Messrs. Oliver, Curtis and others,  in the session of 1903.  The various transactions which led  up to the transaction just mentioned,  which had for its object the spoliation  of the province to an enormous extent,  were participated in by Mr. McBride,  who was then minister of mines. The  order in council giving these coal and  oil lands to the company was passeJ at  a meeting of the executive, where it  appears to have been decided by  Messrs. Eberts, Turner and McBride.  Owing to the refusal of Mr. Weils  to deliver the crown grants to the r il-  way company, and the passing of an  order in council cancelling same, the  railway company were foiled for the  time being, but they still persisted in  their efforts at spoliation, and the influence exercised through their executive agent, Mr. G-.  McLr. Brown,  was  800,000 acres was before the house that  the terms of the original Subsidy Act  had been varied by agreement between  the railway company .And .the .government in 1898-9.   This absolutely false.  An agreement was proposed, a copy  of which may be seen.in the Journals  of the house (1S*03, p. 741), but the government refused to .sign the agreement  ���Journals 1903, p. 749 750).  Yet in the face of these records the  premier and his colleagues boldly made  the assertion that the railway company  was relieved of its obligation to complete the road to Penticton.  Their frenzy for giving away public  assets   blind   them even  to  the  factsc  contained in the public records.  Again, in December, 1890, the railway company opened up negotiations  with Mr Cotton on the same subject,  but no agreement was reaohed.  To show conclusively that the railway company were not release from  the completion of the whole road by  anything which happened before 1901,  the legislature in 1901 extended for  three years the time for completion of  Sections five and six, the final s--ctious  of the road.  In 1903 the exposure of the conspiracy between the government and the  railway company took  place, and  Continued on Last Page. BLMHi.. ���' fmyvmCT-fr .re., ���,,���, ff  ?1?��  '.ft  :ek times.  Boundary Creek Times  Issued every f ridav  nv THE  Boundary Creek Printing and Publishing  CO., I/IMITED,  DvifCAM Ross .President  J. "W. Ellis   Manager  SUBSCRIPTIONS IN ADVANCE.  Pan Ybak  2 '��  Six Months     \ ii  To Fork-on Countries       2 5(  <UNic3'N"fe;-.>)tA l.;--'."^  -*~"->Ti/..,-f.'  FRIDAY. JANUARY 4, 1<J0T  THE STANDING ARMY.  If all tbe people of the United  States and Canada could ride over  the Great Northern rail-way Hues  between Midway and Spokane  and return, there is no doubt that  the chain of custom forts along  the international boundarv line  would be yoted out of existence.  From Midway to Marcus, a distance of sixty miles say, the traveler is kept so busy going up  against the brass buttons that he  has no time to read or rest, and  when he has reached Marcus he  is in doubt whether he rode on  the cars or walked through and  carried his grip.  At Ferry he is pounced upon  by a Yankee, at; Danville the  Canadian gots even, while at  Laurier the Yankee again" gets in  his work? This is too much for  Canadian zeal to stand, for hasn't  the American dived' twice'into  that valise ^ hich . fthe-= Canadian'  has only upset once. And so the  traveler is persuaded to take the  return trip, perhaps, when the  Canadian can officially slug him  twice while the American swats  him once. The traveler on this  bit of road will some day learn to  carry his tooth brush in his vest  and his pajamas in his hip pocket  and defy red tape.  LAND. 7  ,. Everywhere there is a rush, not  only to the land, but for the land.  The number- of those going on  the land is increasing. Another  large number of. people is buying  land to be kept for three, four or  five years in the care of the selling firm until brought to a productive point. All over the states  of Washington, Oregon and California has the latter/plan been in  progress for years. -But? now the  plan seems to be. coming into  favor in British Columbia. Not  only are large numbers of people  seeking the productive lands of  the coast and the Okanagan for  immediate settlement, but in the  Kootcnays, the Okanagan and  elsewhere. Fruit trees are being  planted by the hundreds of thousands, for those who are later to  care for  them.    What does this  ^mean?^=Is"the-old-=land���instinct  of  man  asserting : itself,  or  are  people coming to see that the  competitive strain of modern life  is too great for men beyond middle life, and a healthy, pleasant,  safe, and withal, ? profitable employment is seen in fruit culture  for the declining years?  EDITORIAL NOTES  To show that the Chinese are  iu no sense up-to-date, it may be  mentioned that although there  are several hundred Chinese classics dealing with the matter of  filial regard and respect to elders,  there are no words in the language to correspond with our pet  phrases of "the old man" and the  ������governor" and such. The slang  of the Chinese vocabulary is confined to phrases borrowed from  the English.  Russia's glory would seem to  be in dead men. Although the  Japs slew.them by the thousands,  and although the government is  slaying them likewise by thou-  srnds in the course of its pretended reform making, the government is decreeing others to  death in more deliberate fashion.  The latest victim to Russia's benign rule is Admiral Negobatoff,  who is sentenced to die because  he surrendered to Japan.  Thr Great Northern railway is  meeting with opposition in Minnesota on its plans to increase its.  capital stock sixty millions. In  many corporations this constant  iiacrease of stock is necessary in  order ;to get rid of the accumulated surplus of profits. When  the rate; of interest is restricted  the stockholders must be- protected. It seems absurd to the  big ones to make betterments out  of profits.  . There is only one step, and a  short oue, betweensanity and insanity, in most men, it is said.  A great many people think that  the jury who found Sidney, Sloane  "not guilty" of murder, just  simply insane, have taken that  step.  If the governments of Canada  and the United States will insist  on any interference with the railways in the interests of the people, why need we wonder at a'  fuel famine. "Freezing out" is  an old game with the "big boys."  That .we may realize that  British Columbia is making some  headway these days, it may be  mentioned that one-half of Canada's fish catch of twenty millions  in'1905 was made in this province?  CUSTOMS COLLECTIONS  *   Month ending Dec. 31 .....$ 3,013 37  Inland revenue collections:  Month ending  Dec. 31.....'..;...$ 2,553 08  Total. .....$ 5,566 45  Collections for the year 1906: '  Inland revenue $20,708 53  uCnstom.s..^...- ".,..._..,.���....... 35,516 38  Total $56,224 91  Shape Expression  HE beauty of a violin lies  in its lines.  Yet a violin is made up  of many parts���the lines  are the result of each part  being carefully made and  as carefully put together.  You cannot shorten the  length of the Semi-ready Coat without destroying its  artistic lines���the length of the coat is carefully designed to look well with the other lines of the coat  only when in a certain proportion to these other lines.  In tailoring Semi-ready to physiques we prevent  the necessity of making alterations of vital parts.  As the seams are left with outlets aud inner parts  basted only���minor alterations can readily be  made.  Money back for any dissatisfaction.  '. W. GEORGE & CO.  The Griu.  "Before we can sympathize vrith  others, we must have suffered ourselves." No one can realize the suffering attendant upon an attack of the  grip, unless he has had the actual experience. There is probably no disease  that causes so much physical and  mental agony, or which so successfully  .defies medical aid. All danger from  the grip, however, may be avoided by  the prompt use of Chamberlain's  Cough Remedy. Among the tens of  thousands who have used this remedy,  not one case has ever been reported  that has resulted in pneumonia or that  has not recovered. For sale by all  druggists.  PROFESSIONAL CARDS.  /. H. HALLETT  Barrister, Solicitor,  .Notary Ptbuc.  Cable Address:      *'Hallett."  1 Bedford M'K-iill'  Codes < Moreln-r & Near  I I.eiber's  Greenwood, B. O.  J. P. M��LEOD  BARRISTER AND SOLICITOR  01*TICKS IN P O. BOX 31  RKNDE1VO BLOCK Phonic Si  Ovor Bank of Montreal     GREENWOOD, B.C  J. R. BROWN.  BARRISTER AND SOLICITOR  Tel. 92. Notary Public  Offices, Wallace-Miller Block,  Greenwood, B. C.  F. M. LAMB,  Provincial Land Surveyor.  Office with F. W. McLaine.  Coppre Street. Gke enwood, B. C  W. H. JEFFERY.  Consulting Mining Engineer.  Properties examined and reported   ou.   Will  take charge, of development work.  Correspondence solicited.  QR-TE/VIVOOO.  B.   C.  PROVINCIAL ASSAYER  ' CONTROL AND UMPIRK  Assays AgSpECiALTY.  /��3f"Sampies received by mail  or ex.  press assayed and returns  made nexbday.  Correspondence" Solicited.  GBEENWOOD,    ,-    ,    B. C  F, EDWARD BROWN  Accountant and Auditor  Commercial and Mining Accounts  solicited. Acting secretary for Mining  Corporations. Greenwood. B. C.  Re.  MARY KIDDLE  deceased.  Information required about  Alfred Edward  Dyer  (whether^living-or-dead),-he-ot*=  his representatives being entitled  to money under Will of above  lady. The said ALBERT  EDWARD DYlvR was formerly  of Eholt, Greenwood, British  Columbia, then of Lenora Mine,  Mount Sichel, Vancouver Island.  Apply  REED and REED  Solicitors,  Bridgewater, ENGLAND.  Several houses and  lots in Greenwood and  Anaconda at sacrifice  prices and terms.  Insurance of all kinds  and in the best companies.  Gaunce &  Wickwir<  GREENWOOD  i^tom^  IJ-  C-*  CF*  CF*  CF*  CF*  CF*  CF*  CF*  CF*  Cr**  CF*  CF*  (?***���  Q^t  Ci^  ��=<  <?  CF*  CF*  CF*  <��M  Cr*  CF*  CF*  c  -  ft  Capital, all paid up ���$14,400,01)0.  Rest..:....... $11,000,000.  UNDIVIDED   PROFITS   $159,831.84  Hon. President:   Lord Stratbcona and Mount Royal, G. C. M. <i.  President:   Sir George A. Dstjumond, K. C M. G.  Vice-President and General Manager:   E. S. Ci.oustom.  Branches in London, Eng; l^^/ffij Sew Tort, Chicago,  But and sell Sterling: Exchange and Cable Transfers ; Grant Commercial au  Travellers' Credits, available lu any part.o' the world.  SAVINGS BANK DEPARTMENT  Interest allowed at current rates. '  Greenwood Branch,    W. F. PROCTOR, Manager.  Paid-up Capital,$10,pO,bbo.   Reserve Fund, $5,000,000  HEAB OF^lEEi^rORONTO  U. E. WALKER, General Manage���        ALEX. LAIRD, Ant. Goal Maraga  BANK MONEY ORDERS  ��� igatiVo att.��*ot��J3wmabates- ??-.:.;.  ���     ��$ and und si ':  iv. ' S xattft. '..���������'  ��i*��*"$5 -md not ewcedtagr $���&  .6 cents  ���-������--   $���-.-    '"       j "        ^n-'-- :saxeow-/ ??-'.  .-.."   S-w-     ��� -        i " $50........'is; cent*.  bss��.Orders are. Payable at Pari at uny office in Canada of a Chartered Bank  'Yukon excepted), and at the principal banking'.points in the' United States.  W.COTIAI*l.E AT A FIXKU RAVIS AT  THE CANADIAN BANK OF COMMERCE, ?LONDON, E1?G.  They form an excellent melliod of remitting small sums of mone-i  .with s'utVtL'j and at small cost. .. ��-?  Saviiigs Bank Department  Interest allowed on deposits from $1 upwards at current rate*.  Greenwood Branch ! -   -,| -    -   W. ALLISON, Manager.  To Employers; of Labor:  Are you conversant1 with the Workmen's Compensation  Act. The only absolute protection offorded is a Liability Policy. The "OCEAN" Policies, (the largest  accident company in the world, with assets of oyer  Seven Million Dollars') provides a complete indemnity  against all liability, relieving you from all responsi-  -.    -   -  bi'ity, worrv-and livable*'.' - -���        ��� --  "  Frederic W. McLaine,  District Agent, Greenwood, B. C.  ~#~-  mm******** ���*"��� y  1 WoodYardandLivery Barn I  I am now coniiuctiug the wood business  formerly owned by Hugh McKee and am pre-  prepared to suppjy the best quality of wood  at lowest prices' Good wood and good  measure.    Phone^your orders. \  RIVERS!  LIVERY  The best of Horses and Rigs at all times.   ? y ;! ?  HAY, GRAIN JaND FEED STO^E  Chopped Fedd,   Hay  and  Grain.  Livery Phone 19.    \\       Feed Store Phone 124  _ GEO. H. CROPLEY,    -   Proprietor.  &44*-fr-fr4-"-fr^H��^  ty  ty  ty  ty  ty  ty  ty  ty  ty  ty  ty  ty  ty  ty  ty  ty  ty  ty  ty  ty  Electric  current   supplied   for  Power, Lighting, Heating and  Ventilating. \ Power furnished  for Hoisting j and air-compressing plants, [with an absolute  guarantee of continuous power  service for operating.  Get Our Rates. Ie Can Save You Money  ���s+**++++**++*J****+++++*+-J**"  ss* a.*zmn-&!i& ��^"s^?isisgS��.--AMHlb&  w ������*���>!*B^^.-MK4q>*jMeT Ad* "V^jSt-Wj _J*jdaf'*��s ^e  ��> ���;;���  ��� , ���.'..���I.,\;-.;'  ������Ms3Eakt'ffi;B'2&^^  a.^-^^.^.L-^jiiaa^.g  ..;,;-,:-il  I.  I  ^  iUUiiUiUiUkUiUiU^ ������*-���-���--^^  Dealers and Shippers of  -=3 All "kinds of^ Producer Hay, Grain, Coal, Wood, Hides, &o ^  53   Colville, Wash:  S.BARRY YUILL  .(������"���ii.'-  ��� J~**"i  NOMINATIONS  PRACTICAI,      WATCHMAKER .     AN��  jEWstiiBR.;'-''  All workguaranteed'   GREIiNWOOD  The Liberal nominating convention which met .here on, Saturday was we'll- attended. Mr.  J. R. Brown, who was the member in the legislature just dissolved, was tendered the nomination and was: requested - to'stand  again. He. declined, however, so  several more names were placed  before - the convention;; After a  ballot was taken, Mayor Naden  was found to be .well in the lead  and his nomination was accordingly made:; unanimous?; Delegates from all parts of the riding  were' present and all were enthusiastic both1 over the- choice of  candidate and oyer, the general  prbspects'for defeating the government? Although the contest  here will be a warm; one, Mayor  Naden is a strong.man and without ''doubt' will win with  majority.  THE FIRST CARNIVAL  a large  Ai  ls unexcelled, as is evidenced by  its  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*. !i a 13  ,? Sixty Socialist delegate.--, met  in-convention here December 31.  Mr. James Harris of Boundary-  Falls, was elected', chairman.  After resolutions we're past condemning, the importation of Hindus and other Asiatics, in British  Columbia, Mr. Ernest 'Mills and  Mr. Edgar W.'Dynes were nominated as Socialist candidates" to  contest the Greenwood constiu-  ency. Mr. Mills/'respectfully declining'the nomination, Mr." Dynes  was unanimously chosen as standard-bearer,' in-tbe comlngicontest.  The nominee' then addressed the  convention'at some length, dealing with-the .issues of the campaign and~the workvof Socialism.  Skatinz Rink a Place of Gaiety Monday Evening.  The first Carnival of the season  and the last event of the old year,  was held in the Greenwood skating rink on Monday evening last.  The extremely cold weather possibly kept many away, but the attendance was large, nevertheless.  Numerous costumes of different  uationc'Hties and the notorious  Happ3' Hooligan were well represented. The management deserves credit for the valuable  prizes given, and the ice could  not have been better. The Concert Band kept things, livened up  by their music during the evening..  There were six prizes given for.  the best costumes, the -winners  being: Ladies'���Mrs. Percy Hal-.  lett. Gentlemen's���W. Huff.  Girls'���Miss Hagerdorn. Boy's  ���Fred McDonald. Comic���J.  Rosebaum. Most original���H.  Huff.  3 IN ONE FAMILY  House, sign and all exterior and  and interior painting and decor  ating promptly done.  Ou Friday evening, December  28, the Conservative nominating  convention for the riding was  held in the Imperial hotel, about  30 delegates "being present. J. R.  Jackson of Midway, Duncan Mcintosh and E. G.,Warren, both of  Greenwood, were. placed in nomination. After the first ballot,  Mr. Warren was seen to be in the  lead, and on motion of the other  two his selection was made unanimous.'  Complete stock of pocket and  office diaries, all prices, Coles &  Frith.  SOCIALIST MEETINGS  Send in your spring"orders.  Qeo.RX.?ompso!i  Box��255, Greenwood.  Shop Government street.  Edgar W. Dynes, Socialist candidate,  and Benj. F. Wilson will address meetings at the following places the coming  week: ; Auditorium, Wednesday, January 9; Boundary Falls, January 8; Oro  Denor^i January 10; Eliolt, January;li;  Mother Lode, January 12; Midway,  '*#���---'--'*���  Ja,-Siary 14.  TIME CHANGES  THINGS  Advances Being Made Today Just As  Actively As in the Past.  Quarter of a century ago there were  miriy malcerirdf custom-made shoes in  he cities.   Is there one known today���  Can cure your Cough or Cold,  no question about that, but���  why go to all the trouble and  inconvenience; of looking him up,  aridtheh pf.havirig hi-sprescription  filled, when you can step into any  drug Btore in Canada and obtain'  a bottle of SHILOH'S CURE  for a quarter. .  Why pay two? to Jive dollars  when a twenty-five cent  bottle of SHILOH will cure you  as quickly 1     .. ,;--,���  Why not do &8 hundreds.of  thousanda of Canadians have  done for the'ivpla'st thirty-rfour  years: let SHILOH-b^yourdoctor whenever a .Cough.or Cold  appears. ������*':���*��� '  SHILOH *-*-iU.c*^,yo.u, and-all  druggists back up this statement  with a positive; guarantee;;  The next > time you .have a  Cough or Cold cure it with  Cured of Skin Disease by Zam -Buk.  Once more Zam-Buk, the great herbal  balm, has been proved vastly superior  to ordinary remedies, and. has cured  where other preparations had signally  failed. Three children in- oue family  have been healed by it. This not only  shows the po\ver of Zam-Buk, but goes  to prove how beneficial its i>ure herbal  ingredients are to the delicate skin of  children.  Mrs. J. C. Bates, of Burk's Falls,  reports the case referred to. .. She says:.  "I take great pleasure in recommending  Zam Buk as a cure foi* skin disease.  My three children were all broken out  with sores on- face, hands and feet  Their condition was pitiable, and  although I tried various ointments and  salves, they did not seem to be able to  get at the root.of.the1 evil, and the  sores continued to spread. "One day I  saw a report in a lo<"al newspaper tell  ing how beneficial Zam-Buk was for  skin diseases, ulcers, etc I -got a  supply of the balm and applied it to  the children's sores. Almost immediately they got relief, and , the sores  began to heal. Although the skin  disease had defied all tlie salves I had  previously cried, in oue week Zam-Buk  overcame the trouble, and today (,the  children have not a { imple or spot or  mark of disease on their skin. For this  'grand result I have Zam-Buk to thank.  It is a splendid healer." .  Zam-Buk is thus shown to be altogether different and superior to ordinary "remediesT-^It���is ^a^healing^balm  compounded from saps and essences of  the finest known medicinal herbs. It  has high ->ntiseptic power, killing  disease germs, which settle on sores  and emotions, etc., and which set up  festering,blood poison and suppuration.  It cures eczema, skin rashes, cuts,  burns, hruises, abscesses, ulcers, acne,  blackheads, ringworm, blood poison,  ject. It heals cracked and chapped  hands, cold sores, etc. As an embrocation it is also widely used, and gives  speedy relief in ��ases of muscular  rheumatism, sciatica, etc. Rubbsd on  the chest in cases of colds, it relieves  the tightness and aching. All druggists sell* at 50 cents a box, or may be  DRAYING ��� We Can Move-Anything  F.:C;  IJ1 G ML J-^.'.-E*  PROPRIETOR -  *&���&��###����*#���&����#���* *��&^  We Will'have goods  intended for the Holiday Trade opened up  for inspection1.  really known?  Machinery, supplemented by m*thod, I obtained post free from the Zam-Buk  made better shoes, finished them better  and fashioned them right, so  that all  men could get the style they  wanted,  the size they wear, and the width that i  would fit.  -.-"���  A | shoe in B width does not necessarily1 mean that its wearer must buy a  suit of clothes of Semi-ready physique  tvpe B. But the physique: type system  of tailoring, used only by the Sen*i-  ready tailor shops, assures the same  variety in sizes of suits or overcoats  as do the shoe sizes and. widths. With  this perfect system it it possible to  make up, ready to be fitted on and finished in an hour, a suit of clothes from  the best and most expensive cloths. It  can never be a dead stock. For every  Seini-ready type there is a man.  P. W. George * Co. will tie pleased  to show you how what --9e*m-rtady"  tailoring profits the wearer.  Co., Toronto, upon receipt of price.  Six boxes for $2.50. Send one cent  stamp for dainty trial box.  Dangers of a Cold and How to Avoid  Them.  More fatalities have their origin in  or result from a cold than from any  other cause. This fact aione should  make people more careful as there is  no danger whatever from a cold when  it is properly treated in the beginning.  For many years Chamberlain's Cough  Remedy has been recognized as the  . most prompt and effectual medicine in  use for this disease. It acts on nature's  plan, loosens the cough, relieves the  lungs, opens the secretions and aids  nature in restoring the system to a  bealthy condition. Sold by all druggists.  ,Something^^New_,  - - - Furniture -  "SEE    THE    LINE."  A. L. WHITE & CO.  Phone 16. House Furnishers 1  %  ��  ft,  ��'���'  ��<  ��;  ��,,  ��  ��,'.  �����  ��'���  ��������  ��.  $  ft  ft  ft  �����'  ��  ft  ��.  ��  ��  *.  ft;  ft  ft  ft  ��  ft  6  ft  ft  ftft  ft  ft  ft  ft  ft  "ft"  ft  ft  ft  ft  ft  ft  ft  ft  ft  ft  ft  ft  ft  ft  ft  ft  ft  /���  5��ftftftft#����*��#ftfts*ft��-:-****����*��*^^  Received ? Highest Award  Dominion Exhibition 1906  ldB0��  ....... -J, IM  ! said the player;  " Because f need a stayer  I said  The FRESHEST BREAD  Cakes, Buns and Pastry   ..  always on hand.    We also  cany a first class stock of  Staple G-roceki.es.   :    :    :  Vienna Bakery  A- SAKRIS. Proprietor.  Phone B 28.  MINERAL   ACT.  Certificate of Improvements.  ���NOTICE.  "Black Bess" Mineral Claim, situate in tbe  fireetiwcod Mining Division of Vale District. Where located: West Fork of Kettle  River near the Rambler Fraction.  TAKE NOTICE that I, John P. Mcleod, as  ag-ent for Philip B. S. Stanhope, Free  Miner's Certificate No. B92937, intend, sixty  davs from the 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 notiee that action, under  section 37, must be commenced before the issuance of such Certificates of Improvements.  Dated thisOSrcl dftr of November, A D., IW6.  17-26 ' J  P. McI,EOD.  PAY ORE COLUMN  NOTICE  QF APPLICATION TO PURCHASE  .    Nov. Uth. 1906.  NOTICE is hereby given that sixty days  after date. I intend to apply to the Hon. Chief  Commissioner of Tjands . and Works forVper-  misiion to purchase the following described  lands :   ; ���'''���"���.���'���'  Beginning- at a post marked Mrs. Avis  Poole's location .post, on; the West side of the  Main Kettle River about 3}^ miles above ihe  Torks at Westbridge; running- south 80 chains,  along the bank of the River, West 40 chains,  North 80 chains, thence East 40 chains to point  of, commencement.  Dated November 14th. 1909.  ���Signed) MRS. A. POOI.E,  by her ag-ent Yale Columbia Lumber Co  CANADIAN  iR A ILWAYi  Winter Excursions East ���  $83.55"���~~  Greenwood tc- Montreal, Toronto  And all points west thereof in  Ontario and Quebec.  Quebec, St. John, Halifax  Maritime Provinces  Rate* on   application.   Tickets on sale  daily Nov, 24th to Dec. 31st.  Round trip first-class  3  mouths'  limit Ole Country rates  $94.55 Return  Halifax or St. John return ocean  fares-.    Saloon,  second, steerage  $95.00. $76-00, $54.00  And  up,  according  t�� steamer.  For detailed information, salllntrs,  oc��an steamers, first-class, or tourist  sleeper reservations, apply to local  a-fentsj or write  Six out of the eight furnaces  of Granby smelter at Grand  Forks, were closed down the fore  part of this week, the management being unable to secure coke.  Granby Consolidated's fifth dividend was paid December 31st, and  amounted to $405,000, making a  total of $1,753,000 paid todateby  this company in dividends.  At the Mountain Rose, Summit  camp, ore bunkers are being constructed on the C. P. "R? spur,  with along trestle and tramway,  which will entirely do away with  the wagon haul which has heretofore been necessary.  D. M. Mcintosh, for several  years shift boss at the Le Roi No.  2, in Rossland, has been selected  as superintendent of the British  Columbia Copper Co.'s Mother  Lode mine, he having, arrived at  the mine last week, S. C. Hol-  ina.ii, who has had charge there  for several years, gave up his position on the 31st inst., and will  move to Spckane, where his parents live.  "' With the end of 1906 Boundary  mines will have shipped a grand  total of -approximately 4,645,000  tons of ore in six; and a half  years, with an estimated value of  $25,000,000, and having an estimated copper contents of 100,000,-  000 pounds as a minimum. In  1906 the Boundary production of  copper is estimated at close to  30,000,000 pounds, figuring on an  average recovery of 25 pounds to  the ton of ore.  SHOWING ON RAWHIDE  Showing Is Great���Will Probably Be  Worked as a Glory Hole.  Phoenix, B. C, Dec. 31.���Development at the Dominion Copper company's Rawhide mine, in this camp,  has been showing up some immense  bodies of :_pr.e_m.th>.t._pXQpgjrJy.r.*j-Jl*LJJl!g  E.   R.  REDPATH,   AGENT.  GREENWOOD,  E. J. COYLE. J. S. CABTEK. O  A. G. I*. A. Vancouver        D.P-A.Nelsou    p  ..jOOOOOOOOOOOOO  OLD MYTH WORKED OVERTIME  The mininir industry has its fair  share of myth and ttadition. It has  not been difficult tu make these rr>  mantic stories   interesting,   because it  ** 6  has always been possible to inject the  necessary clement of u vast fortune  and feature beyond compulation. One  i.f the most venerable i-f these mythical tales is that of the lost mine The  Indians the Spaniards or other romantic individuals onct* owned them, and  they are still sought for by those who  have nothing- more engagingf.  If the lost mine did no more harm  than to- delude a. few innocents, we  would have no comment lo make; but  when the tradition is made the basis of  a Iraudnlent flotation, i1 has been  worked to excess. Late dispatches  from New Mexico credit the territory  with a newly rediscovered "'lost mine''  in the vicinity of Silver City. It was  formerly worked by the Spaniards but  it will now be worked after the most  approved methods of the modern promoter. And thus is an old limestone  cave made to do duty as an antig-nr  from which faoulons wealth was once  extracted. We have personal acquaint  ance with one who has only lately gone  through its "miles of underground  workings'- and listened to the tales regarding its antiquity which did not at  all square with the evidences of modern timbering in a crude shaft. The  "stopes" failed to reveal any indication  of veins in the roof or floor, and the  faces of the "drifts" were devoid of  mineral. The workings were -more  like gopher holes and the entire "mine"  bore all the evidences of being a cave  worn in the limestone formatiod by  the incessant action of percolating  waters.  It is currently reported that this old  cave is to be exploited as an old mine,  and that stock is to be sold in a company organized to work it. Unfortunately the promoters have the co-operation of a professional servant in this  scheme, which we trus'. will be shortlived. The case is a good example of  a serious defect in promotions, on  which we commented in a recent issue.  ���Mining Reporter.  Try This for Your Cough.  To relieve a cough or break up a cold  in twenty-four hours, the following  simple formula, the ingredients of  which can be obtained of any p.ood  prescription druggist at small_, cost, ib  all that will be required: Virgin Oil  of Pine (Pure), one-half ounce; Glycerine, two ounces; good Whisky, a half  pint. Shake well and take in teaspoon  ful doses every f:ur hours. The desiied  results can not be obtained unless the  ingredients are pbre. It is therefore  better to purchase the ingredients separately and prepare the mixture yourself. Virgin Oil ot Pine (Pure) should  be purchased in the original half ounce  ���rial*, which druggists buy for dispensing. Each vial is securely sealed in  a round wooden cas<*. which protects  the Oil irom exposure to light. Around  the wooden case is an engraved wrapper with the name���"Virgin e Oil of  Pine (Pure)"���-plainly printed thereon.  There are many imitations and cheap  productions of Pine, but these nly  create nausea, and never effet the  desired results, 11-24  A Jamaican Lady Speaks Highly of  Chamberlain's Cousrh Remedy-  Mrs. Michael Hart, wife of the super-  intendent of Cart Service at Kingston,  Jamaica, West Indies Islands, says  that she has for .sonic years used  Chamberlain'������ Cough Remedy for  coughs, croup and whooping cough and  has found it very beneficial.She has  implicit confidence in it and would not  be without a bottle of it in her home.  Sold by all druggists.  predictions of Maurice M. Johnson of  Salt Lake City, the consulting r ngineer  of the company, on his first visit of  inspection and examination of that  mine, now nearly two years a^ro, are  believed lo be more than realized. In  fact, it seems more and more certain  that the company has an immense proposition in the Rawhide���one that will  yield many hundreds of thousands of  tous of ore that will be the equal of any  ore taken from the mines of this camp.  In the No. 3 utnnel of the Rawhide  drifting on the ore body is now going  on, and has proved the existence of the  ore body to a depth of about 400 feet  below the outcrops. In No. 4 tunnel  about 800 feet of development work has  been done, all of which is in ore, and  the size of the bodies on this level have  not yet been denned. Stopes have been  started on this single level, which will  yield hundreds of thousands of tons,  and will, in all probability, break  through the surface, when the ore can  be mined by the glory hole system.  In the No. 3 pit, which ii the latest  outcrop developed by the company, a  face of excellent chalcopyrite and  magnetite ore is exposed for a length  of ISO feet and a depth of some 40 feet.  A tunnel is being driven to cut th*'s ore  body at depth, and it is confidently believed that this ore body will prove to  be as large as the others encountered  on the property, and of a grade generally above the average in Phoenix  camp.  A NEW MESSIAH  Ottawa, Dec. 28.���-The Mounted Police have been advised that a family  living at Cheyenne, Wyo., and calling  themselves Adam 2nd Eve 2nd, with  their son Lee Adam, contemplate im  migrating with a party of 31 persons  to Western Canada in the spring time  Adam 2nd will proclaim that he is the  Messiah. He says he saw a star fall  and at once felt he was the Messiah.  Subsequently he and his wife walked  through the streets naked and wen  arrested. They intend joining the  Doukhobors in the spring.  You need Iron.   Everybody does.  The harder you  work, the more you worry, the more Iron you require.  But Crude Iron won't do. Iron Pills, Iron Tinctures,  Iron Tonics are useless in nineteen cases out of  twenty.     You must have pre-digested Iron or your  blood will not assimilate it  furnishes the Iron you need in combination with Cod  Liver Oil, and so intimately incorporated with the  oil that the most delicate digestive organs cannot  fail to assimilate it  The value of the combination cannot be overestimated. It builds up and fortifies the system against  Coughs, Colds, Bronchial Affections and kindred  troubles. If any of these diseases have already  been contracted, or; if the lungs are" affected or  threatened, FERROL cures by enabling nature to  throw off the disease, not by ���- killing the germs,"  which is a physical impossibility. .......  FERROL  is  an  absolute   specific for   Croup  and  Bronchitis, and no household where there are children   ;      -  .  can afford to be without it.  FERROL is not a patent mystery. The'formula'is freely published.������ It is prescribed by  tht; best Physicians. It is'endorsed by the most eminent Medical journals, It is used in  ptominein llosnitals, Saniu-riur.'.s, etc.     ������-.'.'  WHITE BROS., RED CROSS PHARMACY,  Druggists and Optician, Greenwood, B.C.  Subscribe For The Times, $2  SUNDAY SERVICES-  Catholic���Church of the Sacred  Heart.���Divine service 1st, third and  fourth Sunday *in each month. Holy  mass at 10 a. in.; vespers and benediction at 7:30 p. m.; Sunday school at  2:30 p.m. Rev. J. A. Buda-RD, ���>. M. I.,  pastor.  Anglican���St. Jude's. !Rev. John  Leech-Porter, B. D., pastor. Service*  at 8 a. m., 11 a. tn. and 7.30 p. m.;  Sunday school, 2:30 p. m. All seats  free. Midway, 2nd and 4th Sunday  each month at 3:30 p.m. Phoenix, lat  and 3rd Sunday each month at 3:30  p. m.  Phbsiytbrian���St. Columba, Rev.  M. D. Mckee, pastor. Services 11 a.  m. and 7:30 p. m.; Sunday school 2:30  p. m.  Methodist���Rev. H. S. Hasting-s,  pastor Services at 11 a. m. and 7:30  p. as.; S-anday school, 2:30 p. m.  A writer has stated there are only-  two really bad things on earth���  Bin and bile. Misdirected action  is sin. Misdirected bile is biliousness. When you are bilious  every thought of food may be  nauseous, fevery time th'e room  gets warm you may feel sick I  If you think of food��� �����; am e result.  If you hurry or move quickly���  same wretched eel ing! Headache, turning off with vomiting  spells are also marked symptoms.  All this arises from misdirected  bile, imperfect liver action, and  Bileans cure these symptoms as  surely as the.day follows night!  Mrs. Tong, of Hull, Ways:���" I . suffered  from biliousness for years.��� ���..Sprpeiiin'-s*' I  waB bo bad I positively < mild not stand !  Scores of remedies proved Altogether unequal to a case so bad.'as ' mine. Bilenn*,  however, to my delight efl'-cted u complete  cure, and what is better still, I have never  had any bilious attack sinno !"  a . famous -mim H CURED.  Mi*. J. Wright, of Weber Si refit, Berliu, Out.  a. prominent musician, formerly a member  of the famous Kilty's Band, gives his testimony   to  Bileans.  Ho says:������*'! suffered for years with  Biliousne s and Headache and spent' hun-  dredI"^f"1d611aS^n~l)6ctors~aiwHso-ealled=  remedies. From this expenditure, however,  I got no benefit and hud about given up  in despair when a. friend advued.me to irjr  L'ileans. I did so, and'tho first box seemed  to tin uie some good ; so I persevered -with  this remedy, and three boxes were auffi-  cieiit to cure me completely. This testimonial is(entirely unsr>lu:i!c*<l..and you have  my permission to use il. in any way which  would benefit fellow sufferers.-" if you are on*  TRY  Bileans are obtaiiuU-le from all druggist! at 50c a box.   They are a. certain cure fo:-  indigestion, biliousness, heartache, blood impurities, face aud skin rushes, coiistipa.  tion, piles, debility, female ailments  and irregularities, rheumatism, aiia-min  and   kidney complaint   and   all   nllinentR - ari-sinR  from   imperfect.*������'���; "*���'.*  and assimilation.   Pott, freo from tin; l'iloaii Co., Toronto, ujion i-voiptor pm  boxes for 5*!.60.  liver  sec-ftion  or 6.  fit-  A Winter Luxury ^  Ladies delight in the cozy warmth���the perfect  -tie luxurious ease and comfort���of  Combination Suits  They are the most perfect garments thatexperience,  skill and money can produce. Knitted all in one  piece from neck to ankle. Fit like another skin.  Made in all sizes���and all fabrics from silk to cotton.  Send for catalogue if your dealer cannot supply yon.  THE KN1T-TO-FIT MANUFACTURING CO.  P. O. BOX 2339, MONTREAL. m  tK'-l ������  I  II  '/  i ...  I  w  I-  \-W'  1  si  Unexcelled cusine is  making this the most  popular eating- place in  the city.  We are serving all the  delicacies of the season  daily.  A. C. FALCONER  L,  PROPRIETOR  One of   the   best appointed  workingmeu's   Hotel  in the city.  The finest of bars, stocked with  the best  WINES,  LIQUORS  and CIGARS  Lighted   throughout   with   elec-   )  . ��� tircity.    Hoi and cold baths.       3  RATES:  Board and room SI per day.  Strictly First-Class Service  ISN0W  OPEN  EVERYTHING IS NEW  Strictly   first-class   service.  G. SWAYNE, Prep.  H. BUNTING  CONTRACTOR  AND BUILDER  Dealer   in   Sash,   Doors,  Turned Work and  Inside Finish,  Etc,  !   ESTIMATES FURNISHED.  GREENWOOD,   :   B. C.  6 PHONE 65. fi-  The public school opens Monday, January 7th.  Frederic Keffer, of the B. C.  Copper Co., spent the first part of  the week in Spokane.  The annual Inter-Rink competition for the "Warren cup" is  now in progress at the Curling  rink.  Miss Lila E. Rowe, student at  the Nelson high school, is spending the holidays at the family  fireside,  On Wednesday afternoon Rev.  H. S. Hastings left for Toronto,  being called thither by the Yen-  serious illness of his mother.  "Judging from the manner in  which the political pot has  already begun to boil, by February 2 it will probably reach the  boil over poiut.  On Friday evening, . December  28, Mr, and" Mrs, Allison entertained a large number of boys  and girls, and some grown up, at  their home on Gold street.  The explosion of a few firecrackers and the blowing of a  solitary steam -whistle announced  to the inhabitants of Greenwood  the passing of the old year and  the birth of the new.  The B. C. Telephone Co, are  now almost fully established in  their new quarters. Their men  are now busy removing the wires  and dismantling the old poles in  preparation for taking them down.  Boundary shipments for the  year were 1,155,138 tons, including the Granby, 804,598; Mother  Lode, 101,534; Brooklyn-Stem-  winder, 142,637; Sunset^ 41,128;'  Rawshide, 26,646; Emma, 12,662.  All told there were 27 shippers in  the district.  Last week the Phoenix lodge.  Knights of Pythias, held a most  successful ball. Members and  frieuds of the order were present  from all the neighboring towns  and enjoyed the'Unbou-nded- hospitality of the Phoenician Pyth-  ians.  On Christmas day, at Phoenix,  Samuel. Jones, a young miner  recently arrived from Wales, died,  not surviving the amputation of  his right leg. About a week  previous to this, he was bruised  while working .in ��� the Granby  mines, but the wound was not  considered dangerous. Gangrene  set in, however, which necessitated the operation, with the  above result.  For Rent���Warm furnished  cabin (plastered), $5.50. H. J.  Clint," ' 22-23  On Wednesday morning, December 26, the marriage of Miss  Leua-Labelle and Mr. Victor M?  Sherbino,; local manager of the  P. Burns Co., and secretary of  the Phoenix general hospital,was  solemnized at the residence of the  bride's:.; parents. _ Phoenix, Rev.  Father Bedard of Greenwood,  officiating.. The bride w;i** attended by , Miss Edith Jewell of  Grand Forks, the. groom being  supported by Mr. Joseph Labelle..  After the wedding breakfast the  bridal couple left on , the Great  Northern train for Spokane. .In  course of a week or so they will  return to Phoenix, where they  will settle down to housekeeping.  Smith Curtis arrived in the city  Wednesday and left on Thursday  for the Similkameen district. The  Liberals of that riding will hold  a convention at Keremeos on the  8th for the selection of a standard-bearer in the. approaching  Provincial elections and it is  quite probable that Mr. Curtis  will be nominated. If he is, he  will enter upon an active campaign, and in view of the bad  record of the present corporation-  ridden government, and the failure of Mr. Shatford to work for  the interests of his constituents  in such important local matters  as the Midway & Vernon railway  and the Columbia & Western railway land grab, it is quite certain  Mr. Curtis will defeat Mr. Shatford, who is to be again the Conservative nominee. Mr. Curtis is  arranging to develop his mining  interests on Copper and Kennedy  mountains and other interests he  has in the district and expects to  spend most of his time hereafter  in the district.  Df? Simmons, dentist, Phone 96  Wa!!av:e-Miller Block, open evening.s.  President Mark F. Madden, of  the Providence Mining Co., is expected to arrive in Greenwood  early in this month.  James Petty,- who has beeu laid  up with rheumatism since last  June, has returned from Medical  Lake much improved.  The date of the Rossland  Winter Carnival haa been changed from Januan* 29 to February  12th to 16th.. This.postponement  has been necessitated on account  of the date of the' Provincial  elections having been fixed for  February 2nd.  Walter A. Segsworth, formerly  of Greenwood, Boundary district,  has been appointed assistant engineer with tbe Centennial Mining company at Calumet, Michigan, after having graduated as a  mining engineer at the Michigan  School of Mines, Houghton,  Michigan.  Charles H. Tye of Anaconda,  and Miss Sara B. Elson, were  married at St: ��� Jude's church on  December 24th, Rev. Leech-Porter ofliciating.' Mr. and Mrs. Tye  will make' their home in Anaconda. The . Times joins in extending to the happy couple our  hearty congratulations.  Midway lodge No. 26, K. of P.,  have set aside the date of January 11th on which they will hold  their 2nd annual ball. Terry's  hall will be beautifully decorated,  and, as on its former occa-sion,  the Knights of Midway will leave  uo stone tinttirned to give one and  all the happiest evening of their  lives.  W. M. Russell of the Bank of  Montreal here, has been transferred to the New Westminster branch  aud will leave for there in a few  days to take up his duties. Mr.  Russell, while helping the local  hockey team out in their match  with Phoenix a week ago, received a severe injury to his leg  and has been confined to his room  since, but is now able to hobble  around with the aid of a cane.  Mr. K. W. Kambie of Victoria?  will take 0Mr. : Russell's place in  the bank here.  The local lodge K. of P., held  their seventh- annual ball New  Year's night in the Masonic hell.  It was largely attended, and a  great success. Visitors were present from Phoenix, Mother Lode,;  Midway and Boundary Falls.  Excellent music was furnished-by  James aud- Biner's orchestra of  Phoenix, and dancing was kept  up until a late hour.the following  morning. The Pythians aire vto  be congratulated on the successful outcome of the function.  The Sisters at the hospital desire to thank Rev. J. A. Bedard,  Dr,. Foster; Dr. Simmons, Dr. and  Mrs. Spankie, Dr. and Mrs.. Oppenlieimer,.T. M. Gulley & Co.',  Hunter-Heudrick- Co., Russell-  Law-Caulfield Co., Galloway  Bros,. Coles & Frith, A. Sakris  1-fn"d"W^.hit��"Bfps'TrM'rr'and"MrsrPr'  Dermody, Mrs. P. Peterson, Mrs.  I. Bernard. H. Plummer, D. M.  Millau, J. Darraugh, Benson &  Lofstad, C. Bambury and Jean  Coles for the kind remembrance  of them and patients at Christmas time. Also to I. Hallett, A.  ���-Whiteside, ������"��� McCutcheon, St.  Jude's Guild. Mrs. C. Shaw, Mrs.  J. Coles, Mrs. Malcom, Mrs. J.  Angrignon, Mrs. P. Peterson and  Miss E. Furlong for kind services  rendered us during the year, and  to Mr. D. Ross, M. P., for the  flag.  The curlers of Phoenix "and  Greenwood indulged in friendly  games on New Year's day, two  rinks ascending the hill to do  battle with Phoenicians, and two  descending to try conclusions  with the Greenwoodites. Four  games were played at each place.  Owing probably to the altitude  and the nature of the ice, the ascending party were defeated by 11  points. Dame Fortune, however,  smiled more benignly on their  comrades who remained at home,  these defeating the doughty opponents by 13 x'oints, McCutch-  eon's star playing being a notable  feature of the evening. Thus,  in the eight games played, Greenwood led by the small margin of  two point's. Those who risked  Phoenix are loud in their praise  of the hospitable treatment received from the Curlert there.  IN THE HANDS OP AN INEXPERIENCED PERSON.    IP THERE IS SOMETHING [  WRONG   WITH   IT   BRING   IT    TO   A  PRACTICAL     WATCHMAKER.       OUR  SPECIALTY IS WATCH REPAIRING.  0HRW0RK IS GHAHAKITBBB  ���   Copper Street  ��5c C  Greenwood  BASS ALE ON DRAUGHT  We have just received a shipment direct from Bass &  Co,, Ltd., Burton'on/Trent. England.     This is the first  shipment ever received in the Boundary Country.  Heilborns Kings Liqueur Scotch' 10 year old.  Prellers Sauternes and Burgundies,  Renaults 50 year old Brandy,  G.H. Mumm's & Co's Champagne  in pints and splits,  Imported and Domestic Cigars.  reenwood Ciquor ��o.  IMPORTERS  GREENWOOD  **-*��-��i��^*�� ����������������������������*����� ���*������)�����*�����**#������������*����*  ':-��-'  ��  �����  ��������  -ftft  ���a  �����  .. DEALERS IN ...  ��  �����  ft  '��..:  ft-  ��f  ���**.'���  *    '���  ft  ft.  ft  ft  'ft  ft  ft  ft  ft  i***BE -ft .  ��  ...   ft .  ft  ' ft  '    ft  ft  ft  :  -ft  . . ft  ���'������ ��������� *  ?    "ft  ��� ft  .-������-.-��� ft-  ��    ? "..ft-  ���     6  .     ft  ft  ��� ft  . ftft.  ��;.  ��  .-��������.  '.-..,-.��� ft  ������'��� ���  ' .- *  -���.'.'."��  ������':..'���������*  ft  ��*-ftft::-*ft����*'H*'��ft ���>���� ft �������*.������ ��#��������o*.��w'W#��������ftft��ft��tt��ftft����ft  J-resfo and Cured meats  Fish and Poultry,  u'iiii~^a^a^i^^^jro^^,c^^r^^^^=ric#^<  Just  received  a fine  carload of   Eastern  Oysters, -  Glanis, Crabs, Lobsters and all kinds of Shell Pish  ��� ���IIMWn IIIIIWIHHIIIM ������������-��  SMOKED     FISH  Pitmen Haddie, Salmon, Halibut, Kippered Herring  ION   MEAT   C@.  Copper Street  -WWHIIH.IIM ��*��*���ii iiMiinti**-Mr��iiMiiwT*i'��r-rTrnr^������������'���������������������������I r���*       ' ���"      ��� ��� ,..���������������������^���lmTmtmmr  l7 P. FLOOD,     Prop  > -*\f*^r*\T*\*.i  1NDS0R  ��TEL  ERNEST J. CARTIER, Proprietor.  Finest Furnished House in the Boundary  Steam Heated.    Lighted   throughout   with  electric  lights.  I    We offer special inducements to  travellers  as we have the  finest sample rooms in the city.    Our  bar  excells  all others.  i  FIRST-CLASS CAFE, OPEN DAY AND NIGHT  ii  IA"-  __.___.., ,.,-.-J CONCISE HISTORY  Continued from First Page  Silver Plated Qoods  In Lunch and Breakfast Cruets, Toast Racks, Marnia^  lades, Butter Dishes, Sugars and Creams, Biscuit Jars,  Salad and Preserve Dishes, and many more pieces too  numerous to mention,  All the latest designs in Japanese Chir-a-wore in  Cups and Saucers, Sugars and Creams. Salad Dkhes-  Chodolate Jars, Tobacco Jars, Biscuit "Jars, Jarc-meres,  ���etc,  Gold Traced Victor Stock Pattern Always in Stock!  10 PIECE TOILET SETS  FROM  $3.50 toS 10.00  97, 102, 116 PIECE DINNER SETS FROM  $10.00 to $40.00  The  Russell-Law-  Hardware  Furnishings  Groceries  ���^  THOSE NEW STRIKES  What  They  Mean to Our  Future.  LOOKS    LIKE    A    BOOM  The Year 1907 Ought to Be a Banner  One for Greenwood and Surrounding District.  that they had been  overlooking- something-.  For a few years previous *noney had  been flowing into the district  through  The giant corporations of the district  had been working on an experiment.  To prove the extent and value of our  low grade ores had called for an immense amount of money, not our  money, but that of others, non-resident. That money had come, not like  aday's wage, but in large sums, and  that money had been spent among us.  Loan companies, knowing that peo  pie must have homes, lent "their funds  in liberal amounts to enable men to  make habitations for themselves.. That  money was spent among our people.  But the day came when mining capital  said, "let us wait awhile and see what  will come of what we have got. We  will develop what we now own, but.buy  ho more for a time."  In that day the wildcat died, and men  who had staked and sold, or who had  floated and fleeced, found that the old  times, when any 50 acres of mountain  side could be construed to mean a mine,  were gone foreve"*. Then eame the  day of liquidation, and men. went to  work.  Some, brighter than their fellows,  saw their opportunity. Unable to  command the large amount of money  necessary to develop a low grade mine,  they bethought themselves of other  local assets. They recalled that all  about the to'wn were small veins, out of  which the prospector* of an early day  had got large assays in gold and silver,  and arguing that if they might be able  to finance one of the big *.hings they  might one of the small, to set to work  in little groups and syndicate* to work  the high grades. For some time only  one was tested. But it wis a success,  and   its  success   encouraged   others.  Today over a dozen of these are being  worked and in no instance has complete failure ensued. Most of them are  flattering successes.  But the past few weeks have been  bigger with issue than any one previous  time.  In that time at least three of the  properties have been proven to be  mines. But while this was going on  men were hunting other ground, proving o:her veins, and the year 1906 saw  in its closing month the demonstration  of merit in at least two claims that  people had turned down as unworthy  the expenditure of more than a few  hundred dollars thereon.  And so, while the big low grades  have been hammering out their dividends, or the hundreds of thousands  About four years ago men in and out of earnings for betterments and  about Greenwood   awoke   to   the  fact J purchase of   still  more property,  the  high grades have been installing ma  chiuery, hitching an elecric power,  paying.tor purchase and improvement  all out of earnings and demonstrating  the double-barreled opportunity of the  arsfrKtT^ThV'yearlwy-will'be^-record1  year from all appearancs. The million  and a quarter output of 1906 will reach  the two million ton point, and the  mining world will see that, unattended  by fuss and flurry, or any. of the accompaniments of a boom, Greenwood  has done things, thanks to the courageous spirit of the pioneers among its'  mining men.  . The man landed by Pullman car in  Greenwood is within an hour's walk of  two smelters, several large low grade,  and a dozen high grade working properties, he finds here a good climate,  good hotels, comfortable homes, good  schools, good churches, flourishing  fraternal societies.  No deat th of fuel, no scarcity of  good water, no glaciers, no snow slides,  no burning sands.  Comfortable conditions of living,  good wages, good labor conditions arc  marked characteristice of the place.  The facts about Greenwood are  slowly becoming known, and we mistake the signs if 1907 does not see us  jolted out of the old rut.  Years ago, while as yet there was  nothing doing on the east hill, a mining man from Colorado told the writer  that that range would yet eclipse  Cripple Creek. It sounded foolish  then, but in the light of what the  Strathmore, Crescent, Skylark, Bay,  Mavis and Tip Top are doing it now  has signs of coming true.  g-averntruiiit met defeat as a result,  and was afterwards dismissed from  office?  In 1903 an Act was passed cancelling  the Crown Grants of coal and oil lands  which had been issued as a result of  this conspiracy.  Mr. McBride, ONK OF IHB. GUii/TY  MINISTBRS (see his own sworn evidence), who had previously left the  ���Dunsmuir government, and gone into  opposition, jvas called upon to form a  government.  Iu the general elections which followed, Mr, McBride received the support of the C P. R. Mr. McBride now  secures the passage of a bill 'o convey  to the C. P. R. 800,000 acres of land,  which they were not entitled to under  their contract (if they were entitled  there would be no necessity for the  bill). His followers, including the  Socialist members, votes down an  amendment to.secure to the ; Province  the penalty provided for by the original Subsidy Act.. His followers, including the two Socialists, votes down  an amendment to secure control of  rates as provided for in the original'  Act. His followers, including, of  course, the Socialists, votes down  amendment to make the Act a final  settlement.  McBride, the minister of mines,  grossly sacrificed the interests or the  Province in 1901.  He admitted it under oath "n 1903.  In 1906 he (falsely) states to the legislature   that by legacy   executed  AGREEMENT THE KAH.WAY COMPANY  SURRENDERED ITS RIGHT TO BUILD SECTIONS FIVE and Six. This is the agreement the government refused to execute. He and his nondescript followers  in 1906 vote the railway company 800,  000 acres of land ihey were not entitled to. He refuses to exact the 550,000  which the company had forfeited to the  Province of British Columbia. . He refuses settlers their rights guaranteed  by the law aud refers them to the railway company.  The.Province has paid deficits on the  Snuswap & Okanagan railway caused  by the failure of the C. & W. to carry  out its contract the sum of Sl.58,000  during the last six years,.and this loss  is a continuing one.  The Province has not got the anticipated benefits in any respect owing to  the failure of the railway company to  carry out its agreement.  The McBride government has had  the support of the C. P. R. in the past.  They will have it in the election now  ou. If the McBride government is  sustained, the C. P. R. will have  (amongst other things), another claim  for another 900,000 acres' of land in re-  FOR  rut at ra wninM  : - 1APIES, MiSSES 'AND, CHILDREN: ?  Watson's unshrinkable Underwear that will not  shrink, and? Underwear that will wear. We are absolutely complete in all prices and grades.  Ladies' knit to fit Combination Underwear, absolutely the best on the market.    We have them,  Hunter-Kendrick Go., Ltd.  "The Big Store"  spectto Section four  PRESENTATION  Miners at Mother Lode Make Presentation to Mr. Holman  To show the spirit and good  fellowship th sit has existed between foreman and men, the miners at the Mother Lode presented  to Mr. Holman, who has severed  his connection with the B. C.  Copper Co. as forema.n of their  Mother Lode mine, with a magnificent Regina gold watch, chain  and fob, the cost of which, $275,  was made up by contribution from  the miners now employed at the  mine. After the presentation had  been made, the large dining room  was cleared and everyone enjoyed  themselves well into the wee  small hours of the morning at a  social dance gotten up for the occasion. The watch was purchased from our local jewelers, _A.  Logan & Co.  LOST  About July 31at, one medium-sized  white cow, blue neck, branded JB on  upper part of right hip. Also small  red t.o*T branded same brand as above.  Information regarding same will be  suitably rewarded by applying to the  B. C. Copper Co.,  Mother Lode mine.  BOUNDARY  VALLEY   LODGE  No. 38,1.0.0. P.  Meets every  Tuesday Evening at 8 00 in tht  I. Q. O. F. Hall.    A cordial fa-tri Ution i�� ex  tended to all sojourning brethern.  D. McGLAS>HA.N,. S. E. BELT,  N. G. . Rac-fitc  For nice freah flowers for funerals  decorations and weddings, write or tel  ephone Spokane Florist Co., Main 5,  Spokane. -5-30  ty  ;$ ty ty ty ty ty ty ty ty ty ty ty ty ty  ty  ty  'ty  ty  ty  ty'  ty  ty  ty  ty  ty  ty  ty  ty  ty  Nice convenient cottage in north end of town,  with large garden.  Seven-roomed house in south end of town.   Well  furnished and up-to-date.  Two-roomed house with 25xl00-foot lot.    Close  in, $500.    Houses, rooms, cabins aud shacks in all parts of  the town to rent.  Mines, .Stocks, Real Estate and Insurance.  +  Bealey Investment '& Trust Co., Ltd.  GEO. R. NADEN, MANAGER  ty P. 0. Box 126. BROKERS Greenwood, B. C  ty tyty tytyty tytyty^  ty'  ty  ty  ty  ty  ty  ty  ty  ty  ty  ty  ty  ty  ty  ty  ty  ty  FRESH OYSTERS,      HOT TAffiALES  SPRING CHICKEN  1 - In fact everything* in-season is served at" '.  THE   PACIFIC   CAFE  n  ���    LUNCH COUNTER  Open at all Hours. Prompt Service.  I moore & Mcelroy,  .Proprietors.  J  ���X"X~>X-**><-*>fr****>-��^  ITS  ntt��t�� unmwri ���"***������** im  ���It-is time you were placiuc: vour order for your  FALL and WINTER SUIT.  We have them in the best patterns and weights  ever brought into this district.  W. ELS0N.  The Tailor.  K Copper  Street.  i**J**">*Jw2*^MiM"*<*fr,$��C,,"H^*5^*^  *  %  :'  X  X  X  X  X  X  ?  :,:  X.  X  X  ?  i  *IK*<^**M��<��<*<>��&<fr^^M-t-��<*��XK-��^^^  Solid Oak  ressers  Wffi.tr:-'.--.-:   '/ A ���:  !fc-sra?&^-.--- \\\  &m��r-A    ' " ".]  fP> -��.. -      ���    ���  !     <*.,... - .      .    lit.  "' \v-r-.'  /'"'ft*;.':- - ._J  Ji.  .._!  For beauty, style, durability and ' usefulness  combined with moderate price our  Dressers, Stands, Sideboards, Dining  Room Tables and Chairs  have no superior.  !  !  !  f  ��  X  X  X.  i  X   We are leaders in Furniture.  I     T. M. GULLEY & CO.  X       Furniture Dealers and Undertakers.   Greenwood and Widwaay.      %  ���J* <4  I


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