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 i!�� m-trm j^*~ i>.M.w<M��tm1^T.wiimn ^"-���'i  V  rancy Cases,  cMilitary; Brushes,  \   Qualify China,  Greenwood Souvenirs  Plate Mirrors,  Fine Leather Goods,  ^Perfumes,  Wedg&wood,  Atomizers,  Travelling Sets.  Guitars, cMandolins, Banjos, Grapfiophones,  Our Goods are all of that Excellent Quality Which Satisfies  Both Giver and cReceirber.  DRUG   CO,  LIMITED  r.'W'W-'W'W''''   ���'V'?  SEE OUR  br*\r*^J\***t\s*s\**J\*r'\*s*\j*r-S  LAY  THE MOST BKAUTTFUIv LINE) OF  that was ever shown in the boundary.  We will be pleased to show our stock whether you wish to purchase or not.  Christmas Presents Galore.  ^.t-f^Sf^Sr^S^Sr^^^SrJSj^S^^t^.  J&+*&+f\4*^J^J+*&J^*?SSJ^ &,  8  fy'*\A'^*'\**<^'v\f*~v-'~\rr*^r �����  *'<ar'��'WWVW-A��<��'W^W��'Wljf  erwear  ^  Stanfields  Truro Knit  Is The fe-;sb  Underwear For Women  Believing that Stanfields Unshrinkable  Truro Knit Underwear for women to be  the best on the market to-day, we have  put in a large stock of this popular line.  We are showing it in all wool, and silk  and wool, in white, cream and natural,  and at all prices. #        '       .        ���  Stanfields Underwear" is made in Truro, Nova  Scotia, in the most up-to-date factory in North  America, by skilled labor only, nothing- but the  finest Nova Scotia wool being used in the manufacture, and it is guaranteed to be absolutely  unshrinkable.    Try it and be convinced.  Womens? Goods.  Men's Goods.  Like a bolt from the blue came the  announcement on Sunday morning-  last of the resignation of Hon. R. F.  Green, chief commissioner of lands  and works in the Conservative-Socialist government of British Columbia.  It w*?.s well known that this hybrid  administration was in difficulty. Ever  since \Attorney General \vilson resigned, about the 1st of Match last, it  has been one cabinet minister short,  and the nominal premier, McBride,was  afraid to open a single constituency in  the province to fill up his cabinet.  Hawthornthwaite, the irresponsible  Socialist leader, found so much difficulty during his summer tour of the  province, in explairing his alliance  with McBride, that he told the latter  on his return he could no longer depend on his support Having these  things in view, it is said the cabinet  wss divided as to the advisability of  having another session or dissolving  the house. Messrs.-Green and Tatlow  wished another session, evidently believing that Hawthomthwaite's threats  \vere not to be taken seriously, as he  was hopelessly committed to the government's course and policy during the  last three years, and notwithstanding  his lack of principle and consistency,  would again support the government  at critical times. A not inconsiderable  element of the Conservative party has  b?en clamoring for Mr. Green's dismissal for some time, but the premier  had so ardently defended allthe shady  deals and, gross mismanagement of the  department of lands and works during  VMr. Green's tenure^ of 'office, that it  was generally believed the late chief  commissioner was secure. However,  the unexpected happened, and Mr.  Green is now down and out.  Immediately following the announcement of Mr. Green's resignation came  the announcement of the dissolution  of the legislature, nomination and  election. Nomination is fixed for the  19th of January, and the elections for  the 2nd of February. The premier  realizes that his easy is a desperate one  and he evidently hopes, by throwing  .overboard^Mr^Greeji^he^can^steeE.his,  battered and discredited ship to the  haven of the Treasury Benches again.  ��� But Mr. McBride cannot escape responsibility for the actions of his late  minister by dismissing him at the last  moment. A death-bed repentance will  not satisfy the electors of British Columbia.  It was through the general incompetence of the government and the particular bungling of Mr. Green that the  Coal and Oil licenses granted in South-  cast Kootenay were utterly valueless,  although the government collected  more ��120,000 therefor. Mr. McBride  was well aware of this state of affairs;  as it was lucidly and vigorously presented by the Liberal opposition in the  house.. It was decided by the courts  that the government had no authority  to issue the license it purported to  issue. As a result no title could be  obtained, no capital interested, and  consequently no development to any  extent even attempted.  Then   the   dtaling   with    Kitamaat  lands  will  require -dome  explanation.  Certain      individuals���favorites,      of  course���were allowed   to acquire lands  on  Kitamaat    Harbor,    which    were  under reserve, and  as to  which these  same favorites had not  complied with  I the provisions of tbe  land  act  at  all,  "Mr. McBride was aware of the facts in  | this case,  because  they were   brought  ! out under oath and Mr.  McBride him-  ^self admitted that some of the crown  grants of Kitamaat lands obtained in  this questionable way should be cancelled. But no one has heard of any  cancellation, and no one who knew Mr.  McBride or Mr. Green, expected any.  The unsavory Kaien Island deal,  which was put through in defiance of  all law, and guarded and hedged with  secrecy to enable Jimmy Anderson and  others of Mr. Green's particular friends  to secure coal lands and money and  favors, while very poor provision was  made for protecting the interests of  British Columbia, was well known to  Mr. McBride. He cannot now evade  responsibility by making a scapegoat  of Mr. Green.  But Mr. Green is not the only member of his cabinet with an unsavory  record. Mr. McBride's own record will  not bear examination any better than  Mr. Green's. When he took office he  announced his intention of introducing  the Party Line system of government.  Yet we find during his very first sea-  sion, he formed an alliance with an  unscrupulous demagogue of a very low  type, whose reputed principles were  the very antithesis of the principles of  Conservatism, wh'ch Mr. McBride was  supposed to represent. He sacrificed,  or, at least, compromised his Conservative principles for the sake of holding  ofiice.  The Conservative party had a..plat,  form on which it appealed to, the electorate, prior to the elections of 1903.  One plank was the reservation of coal  areas inithe province.  In spite of the object lessons which  we have had as to the great danger of  our industries being tied up, and of the  people suffering for lack of fuel through  trouble between employers and employees, uo coal areas have been reserved. Nn the contrary, hundieds of.  thousands of acres of coal lands have  been alienated to speculators. The  platform advocated a liberal expenditure on roads and trails in order to exploit properly the resources of the provinces. Yet the Public Works were  starved under the.Conservative-Socialist government as never before. The  same platform advocated the repeal_of__  the two per cent tax on minerals. Both  the Premier and the F:'nance Minister  declared it was an infamous tax and  should be removed. It remained as  before. But why go further ? Nearly  every plank has been broken and Mr.  McBride a.�� leader is deserving of  greater censure than any other person  for this state of affairs a6 is responsible for, and should compel his party  to observe its ant-election promises to  at least a reasonable degree.  The treatment of the Midway and  Vernon by McBride and Finance  Minister Tatlo\v will be dealt with  later.  LIBERAL CONVENTION  A convention of tbe Liberals of  tbe district bas been called to meet,  in Greenwood tomorrow night (Saturday) at 8 o'clock, for tbe purpose  of nominating a candidate for the  coming provincial elections. Tbe  rooms formerly occupied by tbe  Times, in tbe Rendell building, bave  been secured as committee rooms  and are now open.  James R. Muir, the well-known  piano tuner and regulator,, will  be in town again in a few days  and will have the pleasure oi\  calling on all his customers and  friends.  I BOUNDARY   CREEK   TIMES
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| Colville Valley Produce & Commiss
Dealers and. Shippers of
35 Ali Kinds of Produce, Hay, Grain, Coal, Wood, Hides, &o
3 ---  Colville, Wash.=   '      =•
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MINERAL   ACT.
Certificate of Improvements.
NOTICE.
"Black Bess" Mineral Claim, situate in the
r.ri'(Mi"C0d Mint*****,' Division of Vale District. Where located: Wost Fork of Kettle
River near tlie Rambler Fraction.
TAKE NOTICE that I, John P. McLeod, as
agent for Philip B. S. StH-iliope, Free
Miner's Certificate No. BMW", intend, sixty
(lavs from the date hereof, to apply to tin*
Mining* Recorder for a Certi(i<:ate of Improvements, for the purpose of obtaining a Crown
Grant of the aboveclaim.
And further take notice thai action, under
section 37, must be commenced before the issuance of such Certificates of Improvements.
Dated *.hiu23rd dav Of November, A. D., 1900.
17.76 J  P. Mcl/EOD.
NOTICE  QF  APPLICATION TO PUR-CHASE
Nov. Uth, 1906.
NOTICE is hereby given that sixty d<o*B
afterdate. I intend to apply to the Hon. Chief
Commissioner of Lafids and "Works for permission to purchase the following* described
lands :
Beginning at a poat maiked Mrs. Avis
Poole's location post, on the West side of the
Main Reltle River about 3 % miles above the
Forks at Westbridge: running* south 80 chains,
along the bank of the River, West 40 chains.
North 80 chains, thence East W chains to point
of commencement.
Dated November 14th. 1909.
-.Signed) MRS. A. POOLE,
by her agent Yale Columbia Lumber Co
LAND WITHDRAWN
It is reported that the C. P. R.
has withdrawn from the market
its lands on the West Fork, We
have not been able to verify this,
but have reason to believe it is
true. If this be so it mav mean
that the giant corporation of
Canada sees a possibility of a
higher market for its lands, due
to the building of the Midway &
Vernon. .We can bear such a
possibility with equanimity, aud
if the Midway & Vernon shall be
able to triumph over all its enemies, the most powerful of them
can mark up its lauds all thev
will possibly stand.
COMMUNICATED
MASONS ELECT
Kine** Edward Lodge, A. F. & A. M.,
No. 36, Phoenix, B. C, and Greenwood lyoclfre, A. F. & A. M., No. 28,
held a joint installation of officers at
Phoenix Thursday nifcht. The follov\"
ing- officers for Greenwood locl^c were
installed:
W. M., 13. G.Warren;.©. P. M., E. W,
Bishop; S. W., J. W. Grier; J.W., F. M.
McL,*iine; Treas.,W. G. McMynn; Sec,
J. S. Birnie; S. D., J. I. Feeney; J. S.,
P. M. Christopher;,; Chaplain, J. C.
Dale; D. of C. A. E. Braithwaite;
S. S.,W. Elson; J. S.; J. Barclay; I, G.,
J. D. McCreath; Organist, E. Foyle
Smith; Tyler, G. Eiistis.
THE STOCK MARKET.
P.A.BENSON .   OLA LOFSTAD
Ladysmith
One of   the   best  appointed
working-men's  Hotel
in the city.
The finest of bars, stocked with
the best
WINES,
LIQUORS
and CIGARS
Lighted   throughout   with   elec-   \
tircity.    Hof and'cold baths.
RATES:
Board and room $1 per day.
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To the Editor of the Boundary Creole Times:
I should like, if possible, to
correct a wrong impression which
may have been created by your
recent publication of Inspector's
school report for 1905. together
with your conclusions drawn
therefrom. To begin with, both
have failed to see the real cause of
low percentage of attendance at
the public school. Greenwood, it
must be remembered, is a mining
town, and has, in cousequence, a
large floating population—people
with no abiding city, driven
hither and thither b}*- the "Wanderlust." Families settle in town,
and. the children attend for a
month or so. Then the spirit of
unrest takes possession of them,
and away they go to some other
place. To show how these transient pupils lower the percentage,
let me give a few statistics from
the school register for the fall
term. ' In Division I 35 pupils
were enrolled, the. percentage of
attendance being 81. Of these 8
were either arrivals or removals,
who attended only 31 on an average out of 82. Had it not been
for these the percentage of attendance would have been 94. In
Division II4he attendance of the
children of the permanent residents averaged 90 per cent, but
17 of the' transient variety, attending on an average 22 days
each, reduced it to 72. Even 81
and 72 per cent are considerably
above 52. From the above all
will agree that the parents of
Greenwood are not indifferent on
the all important subject of the
education of their children,   and
that the mild philippic of the Inspector does not apply to them.
J. L. Watson, Principal.
Subscribe For Tie Times, $2
Following are the quotations
week:
ASKBD.
American Boy...".       .02j4
Canadian  Goldfields 08^
Cariboo  McKinney 05
C. M. & S. Co. of Can..l60.00
Granby.............. *.. 15.00
Gianl       .02^
Hecla    3.20
International Coal        .70
Monte Cristo?. 02>*2
Jumbo::.   20
Novelty.       .02
North Star 15
Rambler-Cariboo     ; .31
Sullivan    .        .......... .08^
Snowstorm     2.10
White Bear 11
Roselle        25
Poplar Cre'k(Mohican)      .12
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 good
prescription druggist at small; cost, is
all that will be required: Virgin Oil
of Pine (Pure), one-half ounce; Glycer-
int:, two ounces; good Whisky, a half
pint. Shake well and take in teaspcon-
ful doses every four hours. Thedesiied
results cau 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
vials, which druggists buy for dispensing. Each vial is securely sealed in
a round wooden cas* which protects
the Oil irotn exposure to light. Around
th_e.wpoden,case^
per with the name—"Virgin Oil of
Pine (Pure)"—plainly printed thereon.
There are many imitations and cheap
productions of Pine, but these only
create nauaea, and never effect the
desired results, 11-24
Unexcelled   cusine   is
making  this   the   most ft
popular eating  place in
the city.
We are serving all the
delicacies of the season
daily.
A. C. FALCONER
PROPRIETOR
Shape Expression
HE beauty of  a violin lies
in its lines.
Yet a violin i.s 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 mating alterations of vital parts.
As the seams are left with outlets and inner parts
basted only—minor alterations can readily be  made.
Money back for any dissatisfaction.
ft
The Palace Livery Stable
Tills in li;
Long Drives
DRAYING - We Can Move Anything
C. BUCKl^BSS
— PROPRIETOR =====
MaiiiUiiiiiUitiiuuiitiuiiiiuutuuuuitiiuiUiUituiUHUiiU?^
! P. W. GEORGE & CO.
There's a
Reason
Why we are turning out more Job
Printing than any other office in the
Boundary Country. Big claim isan't it?
Finest  Assortment of Types and Materials,
More and Better Presses,
Never Substituting Cheap Stock,
Employing only the best Mechanics,
Work Delivered when Promised.
That's The
Reason
THE BOUNDARY  CREEK  TIMES, LTD.
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t-.-.Ttso.r.T.*^ -*:-,.- n  This distressing and unfortunately very common malady  easily takes rank among the Very "meanest" of the diseases  to which people living in this climate are liable.  La Grippe is no resp* tor of persons; it attacks the  young and the old, the rich and the poor with the utmost  impartiality.  Except in the cases v here Pneumonia develops, La  Grippe is seldom directly i.atal; the real danger lies in the  after effects. Even when the patient has fairly well recovered from an attack (and it is very hard to tell just when he  has fully recovered) the muscles are relaxed, the nerves  unstrung, the heart and lungs weak, the throat and bronchial  tubes irritable and tender and the whole system depressed,  run-down and in no condition to resist the attack of any  other disease to which it may be exposed.  This condition is fraught with danger and demands instant  and intelligent attention, the system must be built up and  restored to a normal and healthy condition���advice easy to  give, often very hard to follow.  The appetite is liable to be poor and the digestion impaired so that it is almost impossible to consume and digest  , sufficient ordinary food to do the work quickly and -effectively. What is required is a concentrated food, palatable,  easy to digest and containing the elements necessary to  repair' the waste which La Grippe has committed.  Just such a food is found in  PAY ORE COLUMN  a scientifically prepared emulsion, of Cod Liver Oil, Iron  and Phosphorus, palatable, digestible and effective.  FERROL contains just what the run down system needs  ���and all it requires. Cod Liver Oil to restore the lost flesh  and make what is left firm and healthy, Iron to enrich the  impoverished blood and restore elasticity and firmness to  the relaxed muscles, Phosphorus to tone the nerve and  brain as nothing else will.  Two or three bottles of FERROL, .taken after the acute  stage of La Grippe has passed, will do more to repair  damages'"than can possibly be accomplished in any other  way..   Try it and see.  WHITE BROS, RED CROSS PHARMACY,  Druggists and Optician Greenwood, B. C.  The smelter of the Dominion  Copper company has recently established a new record of 5.328  tous of ore iu oue week. Supt.  Thomas states that the new giant  Giroux hot blast furnace is partly  set up, and with a couple of cars  more of machinery, soon expected  to arrive, it will be completed  some time in December; or at  least by the first of the new year  the new furnace will be in commission, giving the works, with  three furnaces, a total capacitj* of {  from 1,200 to .1,400 tons of ore ][  per day, or between 40,000 and Mi  50,000 tous monthly.( At the H  company's several mines work  continues uninterruptedly, and  Manager Drummond expects to  have no trouble whatever in supplying- the increased tonnage required whenever the smelter is  prepared to receive it.  The Dynamo looks particularly  good. For the present work has  been suspended on the tunnel and  surface work is being carried on.  The ledge has been stripped for  a long distance, said to be 300  feet.  A   well   selected   stock   of  winter suitings just arrived.  If  7**  SCHOOL REPORT  DEALERS IN  ��iMHiH��*0##ft-''<--a#a<Hct#-'��----'-##'tt^  *  a  ������ftft  ��  ��  ��  e  ��  ��  ��  *  .��  ��  *  ��  ��  ��  ��  ��  ��  ti  ft  ��  ft  ��  ��  *  ��  ��  ��  fresh and Cured meats  Fi$b and Poultry.  wi����*��*'��8��**��'��*a'����i��ii(*-6������**��*'��*a#*  Following is the report of the public  school for the month of December:  Division I.���J. Iv. Watson, teacher.  Pupils actually attending-  31  Average daily  a1 tendance...  27.73  Percentage....  89.45  Average   daily   attendance   for  December, 1905 ...26.69  Pupils present every session���Willie  Br3rant, Kate Bernard, Olive Bunting,  Jim Galloway, Grace Holmas, Theodore  Hunter, Fred Janes, Roddie McCutcheon, Willie White and Shirley Yuill.  Pupils attending every  session  during the fall term���Kate Bernard,  Jim  Galloway,   Grace   Holme�� and  Willie  White.   ���������?',.:'.  Division II.���CM. Martin,  teacher.  Pupils actually attending  42  Average daily attendance  40.67  Percentage  96-35  Average daily attendance for December, 1905 ..... ';...'  31.56  Pupils present every session: Percy  Archambault, Barnie Archambault  Ruth Bernard, Leo Barnett, Thelma  Chambers, Jimmie Dermody, Stella  Dynes, Maude Fales, George ISales,  Arthur TSaks, Harold Hunter, Alex  Hunter? Edward Hardy, Ellen Hardy,  Esther Lawson, Roy May, Charles McArthur, Jessie McDonald, Anna Mackenzie, Hazel Redpath, Grace Redpath,  Vera Redpath, Ward Storer, Dick Ta!y-  lor and Margie'Williams.  Pupils .attending- erery session during the fall term���Ruth Bernard, Jimmie Dermody, Alex Hunter, Edward  Hardy, Ellen Hardy and Dick Taylor.  Staple ��� ^"o<n.is in Black and  Blue Worsted and Serges,  Fancy Worsteds, Cheviots and  Tweeds, all heavy weight.  For nice Pattern and Fine  Quality these goods cannot be  beaten,  and we  work.  Prices are reasonable  turn   out  first  class  CLEANING DEPARTMENT.  DRY CLEANING STEAM CLEANING  Garments Cleaned, Pressea and Repaired.  Copper Street  MERCHANT TAILOR.  Greenwood, B. C.  ^,***\r**\ffy**\fJ*"\m*,f*\mf^*\s^*^*t  Just  received  a  line  carload of   Eastern  Oysters,  Clams, Crabs, Lobsters and all kinds of Shell Fish  SMOKED    FISH  Finnen Haddie, Salmon, Halibut, Kippered Herring  UNION   MEAT   C��.  Copper Street  .*M*UMM���>�����*��"���"'���**���M""���1��� ��������� ii i >*m���������-[���-������������i*M��ww*��*******WMi*^****rT*ri********Mi**��nfw��~*���rr-~TTi����*^  [ ]. P. FLOOD,     Prop )  ��� vV"V\��/,*''Wft  r  ���n  Tea  Coffee  Spices  and Extracts  Received* Highest Award  Dominion Exhibition 1906  I  GEMS OF POESY  Published by The Delhaye Publishing company, Chicago, is a splendid  collection of the best modern poetry,  beau^ifully'and^expensively^bouhd^iti"  silk, has special cover design, and is  especially adopted for presentation.  James Mack of Green wood has contributed three poems to this book.  Price $2. On sale at Holmes & Kennedy's.  THEY COME HIGH  Wl  tQSStr  More than twice as much money is  now being sent out of the United States  for the purchase of luxuries than was  the case ten years ago.  Including cigars, cigarettes and tobacco, the importation* of luxuries  during the fiscal year 1906 amounted to  ���5125,000,000; ten year*, ago the grand  total ��wm $51,000,000. Quite an increase, even for generous, luxury-  loviujf Uncle Sam!  Most remarkable was the upward  ���jump of the importations of diamonds  and other precious stones���in 1896 aggregating $7,944,032, and in 1906, $35,-  000,000. Cotton laces, embroideries  and edgings rose steadily from $10,-  873.954 to $42,120,915; while the imports  of silk laces and ribbons nearly  doubled.  Other than tobacco, the bulk of the  iuxuri-is comes from Europe, which  joyously recognize* the value of America's patronage.  No Opium in Chaniberlaio's Cougfh  Remedy.  There is not the least danger in giving Chamberlain's Cough Remedy to  small children as it contains no opium  or other harmful drug. It has an es  tablished reputation of more than thirty  years a* the most successful medicine  in use for eolds, croup and whooping  cough. It always cures and is pleasant  j to take. Children iike it. Sold bj* all  1 druggists.  ft *        * m  ft * -    2  3  a  ��  ��  ��.  ��  ��  ��  ��  ��  -��  ��  ��  ��  ft  ��  -a  ��  ��  *  ��  *  ft  ��  ��  ��  ��  ��  ��  We will have landed at our  store in the next few days  three large shipments of  assorted  FURNIRURE, RUGS, ART SQUARES, i  TRUNKS, VALISES and SUITCASES I  Intending purchasers should  wait and inspect these goods  before buying elsewhere.   .   .  ��  *  *  ��  ��  ��  ��  ��  ftft  ��  ��  ��  JM.  s  A. L. W  Phone 16.  :te & co. i  ���    .��  House Furnishers |  a  a  a ft  #ft0#ft##ft*����H* �������*���**#*���$## w>*$t^����^  ooocwooooooooooooooooooooo  CANADIAN  ru;: cosrfrOR-ABii: way.  S. F. & N. RY.  [RAIL.WA Y  Daily  Leave  8:35 a.m.  8:15 a.m.  8:15 a.m.  8:15 a.m,  8:15 a.m  PHOENIX  Spokane, Scuttle.  ICverett, Ilelliinr-  liam. Vancouver.  Victoria and all  Coast points   Spoka..e, Fernie,  Winnipeg*, St.I'aul  Minneapolis   Grand  Forks, Republic,  Marcus   Xortliport.   Ross-  land. Nelson :j:   Kaslo. Sandon   Daily  Arrive  6:45 p.m.  6:05 p.m.  6:05 p.m.  5:05 pin  Connecting at Spokane with the famous  "ORIENTAL   LIMITED."  .2    Daily   Overland   Trains   2  jj"rotn Spokane for Winnipeg,  St. Paul, Minneapolis, St. Louis,  Chicago and all points east.  For complete information,  rates, berth reservations, etc.,  call ou���br address  M. n. STEPHENS.  Agent, Phoenix.  S. C. YERKES.  A P.A.,Seattle.  JJ-��*W=;T*fTXt3:  Winter Excursions East  $83.55  Greenwood t<   Montreal, Toronto  And till points west thereof in  Ontario and Quebec.  Quebec, St. John, Halifax  Maritime Provinces  Rated on  application.   Tickets on sale  daily Not. 24th to Dec. 31st.  Round trip first-class  3 monthe'  limit Ole Country rates  $94.55 Return  Halifax or St. John return ocean  fare."..    Saloon,  second, steerage  S95.0O. $76-00, $54.00  And up,  according- to steamer.  For detailed information, sailings,  ocean steamers. first-clas***. ar tourist  sleeper reservations, apply to local  agent*; or write  5  0    E.    F?.   REDPATH,   AGEST.  ���"���1 r.REEXWOOD,  O  5 E. J. COYLE. J. S. CARTER,  6 A.G.P.A.Vancouver        D.P.A.Nefeon  000000<X>CK^J-^c>0<K><>000<>OOOOiO Sftc  Boundary Creek Times  Issued every Trid-ay  BY THE  Boundary Creek Printing and Publishing  Co., Limited,  Duncan Ros�� President  J. W. Ellis -   Manager  &UB8CRIPTI0NS IN ADVANCE.  Pbk Ybak    2 00  Six Months  1 2i  TO  FOKKIOl*** COUNTKIKS  2 50   '<^Ar?A^;^y���  FRIDAY, DECEMBER 28, 1106  NEW YEAR'S GREETING  Before next week's issue of the  Times shall greet our readers we  will have entered into anew year,  and we take this opportunity of  extending to all our greeting for  the occasion. May 1907' be a  bright, happy, prosperous' year  to all our readers, and more, to  all the residents of the town and  district is our fervent wish. The  old year lies a-dying. It has  brought its cares and responsibilities, its griefs and joys, to all  of us. The opportunity to have  made more of it than we haye,  has passed away. But just ahead  a New Year dawns, its opportunities all before us, before us  individuals, as fellow citizens.  What the year shall be to one  rests largely with himself. What  it shall be to the community rests,  too, with us.  The New .Year is uo better  than any other in which to put  into action resolutions of good  things, although it is often the  starting point of virtuous spasms.  Each day made a day of industry  and patience and noble effort  makes the year oue of such. That  only is correct living which measures not the year, but the day,  the hour, the present, and the  present is, after all, the only  vantage ground we have.  For us, as a community, the  year 1907 seems to contain much  of promise. The industrial conditions were never before on so  happy a basis for Greenwood.  Fputidrtions solid and secure are  laid. Mining is no longer an experiment in the Boundary. It  has cost millions of money to  prove our resources locally, but  they have stood the analysis to  which they have been submitted  by cold-nosed science and return-  seeking capital. Henceforth let  us not say, "If mining shall  pay," "if the town grows," "if"  and "if" and "if," but rather let  us plan and work on the assurance that mining does  that the town has  growing and must grow  The wealth of silver and gold  and copp^r^ll^abbutlasris-being  made to minister to our welfare.  Only a small part ��of it has yet  been touched. The stream of  prosperity that flows from the  hills about will widen, deepen  yearly, but our individual attitude  to the problem of civic prosperity  and the industry on which it is  based affects the rate of flow.  The most humble individual can  help or hinder.  We can each be a member of  an unorganized "boosters' club,"  helping^ ourselves and others in  ways little suspected, or if we  prefer, we can each be a wet  blanket thrown on the fires of  hope, and courage to arrest, and  it may be extinguished. Let us  begin the New Year right by  working to make our community  the brightest, happiest and most  prosperous in the land, for by  that kind of effort well-sustained  it can only thus become such.  Will you, kind reader, join the  Greenwood Booster Club for 1907?  pay, and  grown,   is  EDITORIAL NOTES  The teacher whose business to  watch for and criticise mistakes  and defects needs to carefully  watch himself lest he degenerate  into a common scold. It is even  so with the critic of a party in  parliament. Observation of such  suggests to us that already some  of them have reached the level  of the chronic scold.  And now with the mining industry of the Boundary fairly  and firmly on its: feet, the 1907  objective is the two million ton  mark.  President Roosevelt Recommends a  Change in the Land Laws.  In a message sent to congress recently, President Roosevelt takes an  advanced stand on the matter of public  lands.    He says:     '  "The developments of the past year  emphasized with increasing force the  need of vigorous and immediate action  to recast the public land laws and  adopt them lo the actual situation.  The timber and stone act has demon  strated conclusively that its effect is lo  turn over the public-- timber lands to  great corporations. It lias done enormous harm, it is no longer needed, and it  should be repealed.  "The desert land act results so frequently in fraud and comparatively  seldom in making homes on the lands  that it demands radical amendment.  That provision which permits assignment before patent should be repealed  and the entrymen should be required  to live for not less than two years at  home on the laud before patent issues.  Otherwise the desert land law will continue to assist speculators and other  large holders to get control of land and  water on the public domain by indefensible means.  "The commutation clause of the  homestead act serves, in a majority of  cases, to defeat tho purpose of the  homestead act itself which is to facilitate settlement and create homes. In  theory the commutation clause should  assist the honest settler, and doubtless  in some cases it does so. Far more  often it supplies the means by which  speculators and loan add mortgage  companies secure possession of the  land. Actual���not constructive���living  at home on the land for three years  should be required before commutation,  unless it should appear wiser to repeal  the commutation clause altogether.  "These matters, are more fully discussed in the report of tlie land commission, to which I again call your attention. I am gravely concerned at  the extremely-unsatisfactory condition  of the present public land laws and at  the prevalence of fraud under their  present, provision? For much of this  fraud the present laws are chiefly 're--  sponsible? There ' is biit one way by  which the fraudlent acquisition of these  lands can be definitely stopped, and  therefore I have directed the' secretary  of the interior to allow no' patents to  be issued to public lands under any law  until an examination of the g*rouiid  shows actual compliance with that law.  For this purpose an increase of special  agents in the land office is urgently  required ank unless given, bonafine  would-be settles would be put to grave  inconvenience or else the fraud will in  large part go on.  COAL LAND   PUTS , PREMIUM ON  FRAUD.  "Further, the secretary of the interior  should be enabled to employ enough  mining experts to examine the validity  of al mineral land claims and to undertake the supervision of the use of  the mineral fuels still belonging to the  United States.  ''Tl*i-F~*preir<^  individual entry to 160 acres puts a  premium on fraud by making it impossible to develop certain coal fields and  yet comply with the law. It is a scandal to maintain laws which sound well,  but which make fraud the key without  which great natural resources must  remain closed.  "The law should give individuals and  corporations under proper government  regulation and control (the details of  which I shall not at present discuss),_  the right to work bodies of coal land  large enough for profitable development.  "My own belief is that there should  be provision for leasing coal, oil and  gas rights under proper restrictions  "If the additial force of special  agents and mining experts I recommend is provided and well used the result will be not only to stop land frauds  but prevent delay.-*, in patenting olaims  and conserve the indispensable, fuel  resources of the nation.  "Nany of the existing laws affecting  rights of way and privileges on public  lands and reservations ar-: illogical and  unfair. Some work injustice by granting value rights in perpetuity without  return. Others tend to protect the  grantee in hia possion of permanent  impravement made at large expense.  In fairness to the government, to the  holders of rights and privileges on the  public lands and to the people whom  the latter serve, I urge the revision and  enactment of these laws in one comprehensive act providing that the regulations and the charge now in force  in many cases may be extended to all,  to the end that unregulated or monopolistic control of great natural resources  may not be acquired or misused for  private ends."  CF*  CF*  <��?  CF*  CF*  CF*  CF*  CF*  CF*  CF*  CF*  CF*  CF*  CF*  a=<  c*=<  CF*  CF*  CF*  CF*  CF*  Capital, all paid up, $14,400,000.  UNDIVIDED   PROFITS   $159,831.84  Hon. President :   Lord Strathcona and Mount Eoyal, Cr.-C. M. G.  Presideut:   Sir George A. Drummond, K. C M. G.  Vice-President and General Manager :   E. S. Clouston.  Branches in London, Eng. UtUWS&SU New York, Chicago.  Buy aud sell Sterling Exchange and Cable Transfers ; Grant Commercial an  Travellers' Credits, available in any partjof the world.  SAVINGS BANK DEPARTMENT  Interest allowed at current rates.  Greenwood Branch,    W. F. PROCTOR, Manager.  tm=D  *=**��  *=��  **��  ^MMMMMMMMMM2MMMMmMmmmWM  \!<  4  -J  Paid-up Capital,$10,00,000.   Reserve Fund, $5,000,000  HEAD OFFICE, TORONTO  a E. WALKER, General Manager        ALEX. LAIRD, Asst. Cenl Manage  BANK MONEY ORDERS  ISSUED AT THB POLLOWIftQ RATESt  $S aad nodes .. fl watf*  Over $5 sesJ. aos fssce��ding ?10    6 cento  "   $10      " " S��.....*.  59 cent*  - ������*��   $30   '   *���*��� " $50......   13 cents  Jiese Orders are Payable at S'ar at anj* office In Canada of a Chartered Bank  i,Yukon excepted), and at the principal banking points in the United States.  NKGOTIAnLE AT A I'lXUI) RA1 li AT  THE CANADIAN I?ANK OF COMMERCE, LONDON, ENG.  They form an excellent method of remitting small sums of monev  with safety ami at small cost.  Savings Bank Department  Interest allowed'on deposits from SI upwards at current rates. '  Greenwood Branch  W. ALLISON, Manager.  To Employers of Labor:  Are you conversant 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 over  Seven Million Dollars) provides a complete indemnity  against all liability, relieving you from all responsibility, worry and trouble.  Frederic W. McLaine,  District Agent, Greenwood, B. C.  | Wood YardandLivery Barn"  I am now conducting the wood business  formerly owned by Hugh McKee and am pre-  prepared to supply the best quality of wood  at lowest prices. .Good wood and good  measure.    Phone your orders.  RIVERSIDE   LIVERY  -��� ���    .    ������: |  The best of Horses and Rigs at all times. X  | HAY, GRAIN  AND FEED STORE I  Chopped  Feed,   Hay   and   Grain.  ���f Livery Phone 19.  Feed Store Phone 124  I GEO. H. CROPLEY,  Proprietor,  %>Z..M~>Z^Z<<"Z~Z<<<<^^  3�� 4>4��-^4��4.^^^^^4'^^^^^4��^^^4*^tf 4x  ty  ty  ty  ty  ty  ty  4  ty  ty  ty  ty  ���ty  ty  ty  ty  ty  ty  ty  ty  ty  4��  III GI1Y Will  Electric  current   supplied    for  Power, Lighting/ Heating and  Ventilating. Power furnished  for Hoisting and air-compressing plants, with an absolute  guarantee of continuous power  service for operating.  Get Our Rates. We Can Save You Money  ty  ty  ty  ty  ty  ty  ty  ty  ty  ty  ty  ty  ty  ty  ty  ty  ty  tl  ���    ���'.������   aM  i: i  -.\   ���.;    " \  ���       ��� ". .:���&  ��� f  -     ���    * - .f  ���                              ���������'���'��!  *               1  ���"Bi  ���to  ia  'I  %***.* ^^���fr^**^************ BOttNPAfiW i/ORBJEK * .TIMES.  Comfort  in cold  Weather  Chamois Vests $3,00  Chest Protectors  25c to $2,50  ���or:���  if  you.  want  to make  your own Chamois  Vests we have  Water Tanned  Chamois Skins  .. 25c to $1.50  Oil Tanned  Chamois Skins  15c to $2.50  S.���Water Tanned  Chamois Skins are  the ones to use for  making Chamois  Vests and Chest  Protectors.  Gleanings From the Throng of the Metropolis  Dr. Mathison, dentist^ Naden-Flood  block.  For Rent���Warm furnished  cabin (plastered), $5.50. H. J.  Clint. 22-23  Mr. Sanford Dixon spent Christmas at Grand Forks with his sis*  ter, Mrs. A. D. McMillan.  Mr.    Angus   J.    McGillivary,  manager of  Sandon, is in town at present  On   Monday   morning    Capt  Dr. Simmons, dentist, Phone 96  [| Wallace-Miller Block, open evenings.  Miss Pickard  of   Fredericton,  j IN. B., arrived in the city on Mon-  | day last, and will spend  the winter here with her sister, Mrs. Dr.  Simmons.  Geo. H. Cropley,  proprietor of  the   Riverside   livery,   has pur-  the Queen Bess mine, | g>a.sed jh��  building    adjoining  n town at present. Ho ���es & Kennedy Copper street,  1 and formerly owned by  Smith &  McRae,   and   is   now   busily en-  Forks  this  home  Wednes-  Several    houses    and  . *������        o  lots iii Greenwood and  Anaconda at sacrifice  .prices and terms,.  Insurance of all kinds  and in the best companies.  Gaunce &  Wickwire  GREENWOOD  AKERY  IS NOW  OPEN  Swayne commenced operations in f  his new bakery on Copper  street.  Mr. aud Mrs. Mathison spent a  few  days  in   Grand  week,  returning*  day.  Mr. D. A. Hunter, principal of  Ladysmith public schodl,'is spending his vacation with his family  in town.  J. C. Haas, M. E}., who has the  Golconda development in charge,  has left for the east to be gone  six weeks.  Mr. Bash left Thursday morn-  ingo for Ymir on business connected with the Dominion Copper  company.  Miss Caldwell, teacher in Cranbrook public school, is spending  her vacation with her sister, Mrs.  G. B. Taylor.  , Mr. and Mrs. Goddard and  family of Kamioops, are spending  a few days at the home of.Mr.  G. W. Parker.  Lost���Bunch of keys lost on  Copper street, near post office.  Reward given to party returning  same to Postmaster.  Miss M. L. Moffatt, teacher of  Division VII, in Nelson public  school, is spending her vacation  under the parental roof.  On Wednesday morning the  mercury suddenly dropped to the  zero point, and has been hovering  around there ever since.  Andrew H anson, a former  Greenwoodite, but now a prosperous rancher of the Myers Creek  valley, was shaking hands with  old friends in the city last Saturday.  Unlike many of the coast cities,  Greenwood did not suffer from a  turkey famine during the holiday  season, the E. Burns Co. having  received at the eleventh hour a  sufficient quantity to satisfy all  demands.  .  The first hockey match of the  season was played last night between Phoenix ^/M Greenwood  teams. The game was well contested throughput, the score  standing at call of- time 3 to 2, in  favor of Greenwood.  A musical entertainment under  the auspices of Greenwood Con-  cer-t-band^was^given^by^the^Pol-^  matier Sisters of Troy,; N. Y.,  at the Auditorium Thursday  night. The attendance was very  small. Those present enjoyed a  rare musical treat.  The B. C. Telephone Co. intend moving into their new office,  back of P. W. George's store, on  Sunday next. Owing to, delay in  arrival of the* new switchboard  from Chicago, the new metallic  system will not be fully completed before the end of January.  Mrs. W. H. Davidson and family leave tomorrow for Greenwood  where they will join Mr. Davidson aud in future reside. o Jimraie  Davidson, who has made quite a  name for himself as a successful  jockey here, expects to show the  Boundary people how races are  won during the next summer.���  Nelson News.  EVERYTHING IS NEW  g-aged remodeling it  into an up-  to-date livery stable.  Miss McQueen, who has been  in charge of the C. P. R. telegraph office in this city for almost  four years, left Wednesday afternoon for Kenora, Ont., where she  will visit her sister for a couple  of months. Her many friends in  Greenwood wish her a very pleasant holiday, and look forward  with pleasure to welcoming her  once more into their midst.  Many of our young people who  have been pursuing their studies  at different institutions of learning, are spending the holiday  season at the family fireside.  Among those who have returned  are Misses McCreath, McMynn  aud Shaw, of the Young Ladies'  College, Yale; Mr. Floyd Hunter,  of Moscow University, aud Mr.  Harry Simmons, of the Presbyterian College, Calgary.  The two men convicted before  Magistrate McMynn for a defective knowledge of the ethical law  regarding- "Mine and Thine" were  taken over to Nelson Thursday  afternoon by Chief McKenaie and  handed over to the tender care of  Warden Lemon, who will provide  them with free lodging and board  for two months. In return for  this kindness they will probably  be asked to spend some time each  day on the stone heap.  .*-*.,*,���  The Christmas tree and entertainment at the Presbyterian  church on Friday evening, the  21st inst., was most successful,  the church being filled to its fullest capacity. .The church was  suitably decorated with evergreens, and the tree itself being  loaded with presents, presented a  fine appearance. An excellent  program was provided by the  children of the school, and all  present enjoyed themselves very  much.  The Sunday School of the  Methodist church held a very successful entertainment on Christmas night. The church was very  tastefully decorated for the occasion. A unique feature of the  decorations was a log cabin constructed out of paper. With its  rough-looking logs, brick chimney and snow-covered roof it presented a very pretty sight and  wjas_wel^^  the place of a Christmas tree, its  interior and exterior being1 decorated with presents. Mr. Mac-  knight took a flashlight of the  decorations and the children  grouped on a platform. Those  who had the entertainment and  decorations in charge are to be  congratulated on the success  which attended their efforts.  Information has been received  from the east to the effect that  the officials of the Dominion Copper company at a. board meeting  held a few days ago in New York,  have decided to enlarge their  smelter at Boundary Falls by the  addition of three more furnaces.  These will probably be installed  and in operation before tbe end  of 1907. The improvements will  cost $150,000, and will be paid  out of the earnings. When the  furnace now  under construction  Christmas eve was oue of the  red letter variety for the children  at the Mother Lode mine. A  Christmas tree aud entertainment  were given in the company's dining room? Mr. Keffer presided,  and Mr. Holman, being called ou  for af few remarks, welcomed all  preterit, aud extended to them the  hospitality of the company. The  children provided au excellent  program, their singing being especially good. The entertainment over, Santa Claus duly appeared and began distributing the  presents, which were both numerous and valuable. The distribution completed, all present sat  down to a sumptuous Christmas  dinner provided by the company.  All departed feeling it was good  to be there. Christmas day all  tbe children at the mine and  Deadwood were given a sleigh  ride to Greeuwood, aud Avere  kindly entertained at the home of  Mr. aud Mrs. Keffer.  Christmas   day  was   well   observed and thoroughly enjoyed by  all the inhabitants of Greenwood.  Many of the  surroundiug  mines  were  closed down,   and work in  some departments of the  smelter  was suspeuded for the day.    One  noticeable feature to the  man on  the street was the  great  number  of strangers jvithin the gates and  the good  cheer  evidenced  on all  sides.    Ideal  weather  conditions  prevailed.    The day was spent iu  various ways,   many  taking  advantage of the line  weather  and  good   sleig-hing    went    driving.  Large numbers attended the skating rink, where  the ice  was in  excellent   condition.      Some enthusiastic  httrlers  of the  stanes  collected  a  few   kindred   spirits  and repaired to the Curling rink.  In  the  afternoon  the city band,  of   which   we  are justly   proud,  turned out with their new instruments  and eutertaiued the- citizens with many choice selections.  Excellent order prevailed  on the  streets during the day, and Chief  McKenzie's duties were not onerous.    A few individuals,   becoming rather hilarious from, imbibing too1 freely from the  cup' that  cheers,   were given free lodgings  for   awhile.      When   these   had  come to themselves they were allowed to go without being called  to contribute anything'to the city  exchequer.  BETTER CLASS TAILORING  Has Conquered the Prejudice Which  Custom Generates.  The man who wears a comfort last C  width shoe does not of necessity wear  a Physique T3*pe C suit of- Semi-ready  tailoring*, but the man who has studied  the reason why he will today pay more  for a store shoe than he would pay for  a shoe made *:on the cobbler's bench,  will understand why Semi ready tailor  in j*; rmisl o?~neces��i"tVwTrra irtHTbg t te?"  class of tailoring" trade. No tailor can  possibly excel the work on a Semi-ready  suit or overcoat, even though it be but  a $15 serge or tweed, for good tailoring  helps the new physique type system of  the Semi-ready. The physique type*  A, B, C, D, E, V and & mean more than  v/ere shoe widths, just-tit** do the five  variations of each type and th'e many  nixes of each va* iation.  P W. George A Co. will bo pleased  to ahow yon how what "Semi��� ready-"  tailoring profits the wearer.  For nice Jresh flowers for funerals  decorations and weddings, write or tel  ephone Spalcatie Florist Co., Main 5,  Spokane. .v30  A tombstone record has no influence  with the recording" ntx'-i-l  JS,  ^dcS-Ofe **&��  Great quantities of toys of"all  kinds and description have been  gathered for our young friends  Our  collection  is by  far the  largest and most complete in  Greenwood,  and   indeed   few  stores in larger cities can sutv  pass it,  Dolls  IN GREAT VARIETY  Dressed Dolls   25c to $6.00  Undressed Dolls 25c to $4.50  an**.  During the past week our local |a?d' ^  oth��*  thr����  *re ?om  Strictly   first-class   service.  G. SWAYNE, Prep.  merchants and business men have  been wearing that smile that has  become famous for its durability.  All report business at this season  of the year the best that has been  for years. This fact, no doubt,  largely accounts for the many  beaming countenances.  A meeting of the city council  was held Thursday night. All  members were present, Acting  Mayor Bunting i^^the chair.  Among the items'"' of business  transacted was the granting of  the Greenwood City Waterworks  company a further period of three  months from January 2, 1907, for  the completion of their plant at  Boundary Falls.  pleted, the smelter will then have  six furnaces capable of treating  3,400 tons of ore daily. Electricity has recently supplanted steam  as motive power at the smelter,  and iu the course of a month or  so will also be employed in the  company's mine. This change  will effect a saving of about  $100,000 per year.  r  FINE   ASSORTMENT    OF  FANCYGOODS  Genuine Ebony Toilet Sets  Silver mountings from  $6.00 to $35.00  Military Brushes,  Manicure Sets,  Brush and Gomb Sets,  Jewell Boxes,  Mirrors, Sissors Sets.  WISE SAYINGS  The hardest thing to find is au honeat  partner for a. swindle.  If you talk about your ill health it  will make you less healthy.  Talk much of what you are goiu^ to  do, and you will never do it.  Re.  MARY KIDDLE  deceased.  Information required about  Alfred Edward  Dyer  (whether living or dead), he or  his representatives being entitled  to money under Will of atove  lady. "'The said ALBERT  EDWARD DYiiR was formerly  of Eholt, Greenwood, British  Columbia, then of Lenora Mine,  Mount riichel, Vancouver Island.  Apply  REED and REED  Solicitors,  'Bridgewater. ENGJLAND.  to  Gold and Silver Mountings.  Make   and  Excellent  Xmas Present,  LL,  BOOKSELLERS,  -  STATIONERS  -=��= OFFICE SUPPLIES. ���  Copper St.  Phone 33 PROFESSIONAL CARDS.  /. H. HALLETT  Barrister, Soucitok,  Notary Ptbuc.  Cable Address:      "Hallett."  I Bedford M'Neill's  Codbb < Moreltig & Near*  ( Leiber's  Grbenv/ood, B. p.  J. P. M��LEOD  BARRISTER AND SOLICITOR  Offices in  RKNDELL, HLOCK  Over Bank of Montreal  PO. Box 31  Phone 81  GREENWOOD, B.C  J. R. BROWN,  BARRISTER AND SOLICITOR  Tec 92. Notary Public  Offices, Wallace-Mil?er Block,  Grkknwood, B. C.  F. M. LAMB,  Provincial Land Surveyor.  Office with F. W, McLaine.  Coppre Street. G-RE bnwood, B. C  W. H. JEFFERY,  Consulting Mining Engineer.  Properties examined and  reported   on.   Will  take charge of development work.  Correspondence solicited.  GREENWOOD.  B.   G.  A. HARRY HOOK  PROVINCIAL ASSAYER  control and umpire  Assays a��Specialty.  ."^"Samples  received  by mail or express assayed and returns  made next day.  Correspondence Solicited.  GEEENWOOD,    ��� - ���    B. C  F. EDWARD BROWN  Accountant and Auditor  Commercial and Mining Accounts  solicited. Acting secretary for Mining  Corporations. Greenwood, B. C.  THE  COPPER  HANDBOOK  (New edition issued Nov. 15, 1906)  Is a dozen books in one, covering the  history. Geography, Geology, Chemistry, Mineralogy Metallurgy, Terminology, Uses, Statistics and Finances of  Copper. It is a practical book, useful  to all and necessary to most men engaged in any branch of the Copper  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 English 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  be the  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.  Hnndred 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 any  address ordered, and may be returned  within a week of receipt if not found  fully satisfactory.  G  HORACE J. STEVENS  Editor and Publisher.  453 Postoffice Block, Houghton,  Michigan.  COLUMBIAN COLLEGE  --T^-HR^r*.  New Westminster. B- C.  Receive! both ladies and trentlemen as resident or day fltndents. Has a complete bnsiness  or commercial course. Prepares students to  train teachers* certificates of all grades. Rives  tbe four yearB' course for the B. A. decree, and  the first jear of the of the School of Science  courie, in affiliation with Toronto University.  Has a special "Prospectors' Course'" for miners  who work in B. C.  Instruction is also griven ia Art, Mus'c, Phys-  t ca.1 Culture aud Elocution.  Term opens September 17.1906. For calendar,  ���rtc,, a4dms COLOMBIAN COLLEGE.  DOMINION COPPER CO.  Has Bonded Copper Property in the  Similkameen-  (From the  Similkameen Star )  E. J?. "Voig-t returned from  Vancouver on Sunday, after an  absence of several weeks, and he  brings back with him g-ood news  to the people of: Princeton. He  has 'bonded group No. 14, comprising three claims and a fraction, situated on Copper mountain, to the Dominion Copper Co.,  a corporation of sound financial  standing and at present operating  iu the Phoenix, Deadwood, "Wellington, and Summit camps.  James Liudsey made a report on  the group 14' a few mouths ago  and it was upon his recommendation ��� that the deal was made.  Representatives of the Dominion  Copper Go. are expected to arrive  in Prince ton at once when arrang-  ments will be made to start development work immediately and  a force of men will be put to  work.  If this, property turns out as  good as expected, it will mean  more to Princeton than may seem  at first sight. What has been  lacking in the past has been the  lack of money and enterprise to  take hold and show the value of  the copper deposits in this section. Once this is done, any  amount of money will be found  ready and willing to come in and  take a"chance.  Mr. Voigt has stayed with  Gopper mountain for a good  many years, at no small expense,  never wavering in his belief that  she would come to her own, and  it is to be hoped that success has  at last crowned his labors, a.-  MIDWAY NOTES.  George Cunningham, Jr., returned  Monday from Keremeos and other western points, where he has been for the  past few months. Everything, he says,  indicates that Keremeos will hav<*> a  great boom next summer.  Mr. and Mrs. Wyatt, who have been  visiting her�� for the past three weeks,  returned home to Ontario this week.  Dave McBride, of Brideville, gave  a ball last night at his new hotel on  Anarchist motantain. It was in the  nature of an opening ceremony,  although somewhat late, the hotel having been opened for business for some  time.  The name of the station at Dave McBride's place on Anarchist mountain  has been changed from Oxford to  Brideville.  A number of Midway people went  over; to Molson Christmas night to attend the masquerade bal) given in Parry's hall. Among those who went from  here were MrB.Swanson, Mrs. Dowd-  ing, Mrs. Bush, Miss Lena Bush and  Messrs. Bush and Sherman Haynes.  We understandJudg*Spinkhasbeet 1.  asked to decide the question ot the legality of the Swanson hotel license.  At the moment of going to press hi*  reply had not been received. It is ex  pected-the case will be heard about  January 5.  Sunday last saw the new wagon  bridge completed sufficiently to enable  traffic to pass over it. Foreman Wilms-  hurst got his men to work Sunday in  order that it might be made available  for heavy traffic as soon as possible  after the last car of lumber arrived���  which, by the way, was lost for over a  week between here and Danville.  However, the bridge is now completed  with the exception of the side rails and  few other odd* and ends that do not  interfere with its regular use, and we  are glad to say, that annoying as the  delay has been, we have at least got a  good bridge. It is perfectly rigid  under the strain of heavy traffic, and is  a credit to those engaged in its construction.  STEVENSON COURTNEY  Last Saturday evening, ��i the home  of Mrs. A. J. Broomfield. Midway, Mr.  Howard K. Stevenson and Mi��s*'��Vitini-  fred A. Courtney were joined in the  holy honds of matrimony, Kev. Leach-  Porter of Greenwood, officiating.  Kinzof A11C0U2 ;  Mr. E. G. Case, a mail carrier of  | Canton Center, Conn., who has been  J n the U. S. service for about sixteen  I years, ��ays: "We hare tried many  | cough medicines for croup, but Cham-  ��� berlain's Cough Remedy is kin;,r of all  ! and one to be relied upon every time.  j We also find it the best remedy for  j coughs and colds, giving certain re-  | suits and leaving no bad after effects."  i For sale by all druggists.  LOST  About July 31at, one medium-sized  white cow, blue neck, branded" JSj on  upper part of right hip. Also small  red tow branded same brand us above.  Information regarding same will be  suitably rewarded by applying to the  B. C. Copper Co.,  Mother Lode mine.  For Sai�������Residence of Mr.  Flynn, situated on Church street,  near school house. Price, $300  cae,h. Apply Mrs. Ii. Coutts,  three doors south of Pioneer  hotel, Government st.        15-16  Alteration���The term '"alteration"  applies to the partial change of substance in rock or mineral which does  not necessarily involve its replacement  by another. It is a purely chemical  process.  The tin deposits of Mexico are again  attracting notice and some considerable  amount of American capital has been  subscribed to exploit these resources.  The existence of tin in Mexico has  been known since th; days of the early  Spaniard, but thus far all attempts to  exploit the deposits on a commercial  scale haye been unsuccessful, chiefly  for the reason that the rich ore which  was amenable to the crude treatmeut  practiced, was found only in limited  quantity. There has been a continued  s-nall annual production of tin, mostly  gathered from the stream deposits by  natives. Some ten years ago an American company took up some tin land in  Durango, but nothing has come of it,  and until very recently the deposits  have been looked upon as somewhat of  a myth. However, in the light of better modern practice in mining and  metallurgy, some of the recent explorations have given fair promise of  profitable operation. It is hoped that  the present investigations will be continued by men of skill, experience and  sufficient capital to definitely prove the  value of the deposits.  WINTER EXCURSIONS  Maritime Provinces, Ontario^Quefcec  the Old Country.  The Canadian Pacific Railway announce a series of low round trip rates  first class three (3) months' limit from  Kootenays to all points in Ontario,  Quebec,. Maritime Provinces and the  Old Counitry?  Rate from Greenwood to Toronto,  Montreal, Windsor and intermediate  points is $83.55, Halifax or St. John  in connection with ocean passages,  $94.55.  Tickets will be sold daily November  24th to December 31st.  Corresponding rates will be quoted  to all eastern Canadian , points from  all Kootenay stations.  This is an unusual opportunity to  visit eastern Canada or the Old Country  at Christmas at a low rate.  Detailed information sailing lists,  for ocean steamers, first class or tourist  sleeper reservations on spplication to  local agents, or write  ^--^=���:^'^JrSreAKTERrDr^rArr==^  Nelson, B. C.  Cure for Sore Nipples.  As soon as the child is done nursing  apply Chamherlain's Salve. Wipe it  off with a soft cloth before allowing  the child to nurse. Many trained  nurses use this with the best remits.  Price 25 cents per box. For sale by all  druggists.  SUNDAY SERVICES.  Cathoi,ic.���Church of the Sacred  Heart.���Divine service 1st, third and  fourth Sunday in each month. Holy  mass at 10 a. m.; vespers and benediction at 7:30 p. in.; Sunday school at  2:30 p.m. Rkv. J. A. BF.nAHD, . >. M. I.,  pastor.  Angi.icax���St. Jude's. Kev. John  Leech-Porter, B. D., pastor. Services  at 8 a. tn., 11 a. m. and 7.30 p. m.;  Sunday school,. 2:30 p. m. All seats  free. Midway, 2nd and 4th Sunday  each mouth at 3:30 p.m. Phoenix, 1st  and 3rd Sunday each month at 3:30  p. m.  Prksbytkhjax��� Si. Columba, Rev.  M. D. Mck-.'C, pastor. Services 11 a.  m.^iid 7:30 p. tn.; Sunday school 2:30  p. ni.  Methodist���Rev. H. S. Hastings,  pastor Services at 11 a. m. and 7:30  p. m.; Sunday school. 2:30 p. m.  BOUNDARY ORE TONNAGE.  The followltijT table gives the ore shipments of the Boundary mines for 1900,  1104,1905 and 1606, as reported to the Boundary Creek Times:  MINK, CAMP.  Grauby Mines Phoenix  Si'.owshou -Phoenix  Mother Lode Deadwood  Bonnie Belle Deadwood  Idaho  Phoenix  Brooklyn-Stemwindr, Phoenix  Butcher Boy - Midway  Rawhide Phoenix  Sunset Deadwood  Mountain "Rose Summit  Aihelsiau-Jticlcpo*- WcllhifMn  1000  04,SS3  207  5,340  1901  231,762  1,731  99,034  1902  309,858  20,800  141,326  1903  393,718  71,212  138,079  1904  549,703  174,298  .D��advood  .. Sum nit  .. Summit  ... Summit  .. Summit  .. Summit  .. Summit  .... Summit  Morrison   Ji C Mine   R Bell   IC mina   Oro Denoro......  Senator   Hrcy*  Fo��*e   No. 37   I^eliance Summit  Sulphur King- Summit  Winnipeg* Wellhijrtoii  Golden Crown Wellington  ICinpr Solomon W  Copper  Bij��* Copper W. Copper  No. 7 mine , Central  City of Paris..,'. White's  Jewel..      Long *Lake..  ���..'anni West Fork  Rambler West Fork  Sally West Fork  Providence ...Greenwood  Elkhorn Orpenwood  Strathmore Greenwood  Prince Henry Greenwood  Preston..... Greenwood  Skylark Greeuwood  Last Chance Greenwood  E P U mine ..Greenwood  Bay Greenwood  Mavis.... Greenwood  Don Pedro Greenwood  Crescent Greenwood  Helen ....Greenwood  Ruby. Boundary Falls  Republic Boundary Falls  Miscellaneous   Total tons     96,600  Smelter treatment���  Granby Co  ..   62,387  B. C. Copper Co   Dominiou Copper Co   802  550  47.405  650  1,040  875  665  2,000  350  7.455  ���150  14,811  560  8.530  15,731  1,200  5,646  3,339  19,494  19,365  22,937  15,.s37  363  1.076  2,250  785  625  2.435  482  160  2,060  890  0  3.456  219  993  400  167     325  3,230  500  190S  .663,889  174.567  20  1901, 1*03, 1903,?  Pint'  1906      -Week  788,853     .13^43  6,600    ���������>;.'....'������  94,880        3,970 *  32,3505   5,731  3,070  3,250  1,759  4,586  37,960  16,400  3,450  222  364  33  25,108  3,056  - 4,747  2,960  135,248  9  23,533  46,935  3,3ts;  33  2,308  1,034  133  9,485  3,007  1,833  1,345  13,165  i,404  364  390  <a'M  ~'M  33  150  586  79  726  32S  30  32  145  no  150  20  52  50  300  60  750  S3S  6J9  155  73  20  40  90  80  30  500  30  76  86  1,140  40  140  15  20  SX9  50  4S  30  7��  390,800  508,876   690,419   829,808   933,516 1123,185       31,839  230.82S  312,340  117,611   148,600  401,921  162,913  132,570  596,252  210,484  30,930  687,938  210,830  84,059  800,493  107,869  307,855  13,300  4.785  4,193  Total reduced.... ...62,389     348.439  460,940   697,404   837,660   982,877 1,138,495      32,277  BOUNDARY DIVIDENDS.  T.v-  AUTHOR-  IZKD  CAPITAL.  SHAKES.  DIV1DKKDS.  ��� NiMli Ot-** COMPANY.  Issued  Par  $1  $100  $5  Paid  1906  Total  to Date  "Latest  Date  Am't  Per  Share  Granby-Cousplidated- copper  $ 1,250,000  15,000,000  200,000  1,250,000  l,35u.000  40,000  $810,000  $546,837  1348,630  38,224  Feb, 1904  Sept, 1906  Sep., 1906  .04'  .30  .50  ���lS*'\<>r'\*/A<sr^V^*'\<>^W^''N<��rfW*A��^A^*'\��^W^*'  BASS ALE ON DRAUGHT  We have just received a shipment direct from Bass &  Co,, Ltd,, ifUrton^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,  _=Renau!ts^50^year. old^Brandy,  G. H. MumnTs& Co's Champagne  in pints and splits,         Imported and Domestic Cigars.  Greenwood Ciauor go  IMPORTERS  GREENWOOD  MEN WHO KNOW  the solid satisfaction of our perfect fitting underwear can't  be tempted to wear any but Knit-to-Fit. They know  that money can't buy undergarments that are more carefully made���that fit so perfectly���and are so thoroughly  comfortable for winter wear.  Combination Suits  are knit all in one piece to fit the figure from neck to  ankle.   Made in all fabrics from silk to cotton.  Ask your dealer to show you the winter weights and  styles or write us for our catalogue.  THE KNIT-TO-FIT MANUFACTURING CO.  P. O. BOX 2339, MONTREAL.  m ilaraa���liBi���IM���'y��iff*T*aiB  I  if-'  BOUNDARY   ORE-BK TiMES,  0  House, sign and all exterior and  and interior painting and decor  ating promptly done. '  mail Papering  Unci Kaisomining  Send in your spring orders.  Boxr255, Greenwood.  -Shop Government street.  ooooooooooooooooooooooo*kh>  CONTRACTOR  AND BUILDER  Dealer   in   Sash,   Doors,  Turned Work' and  Inside Finish,  ':   -Et9*. *  ESTIMATES FURNISH ED?  GREENWOOD,   :   B. C?  li v    **���- PHONE 65. 9  OOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOCK)  S.BARRY YUILL  "^S'rfV!' >  ���   ���     ��� \~* - ���- ���  I'l.  l��Spt6**-(f,/*������;*.���*- ^-W^S^  KRACTICAI,      WATCHMAKER      AND  '"'���V-.*:"'";*>*"*jEWEI*liER.":*"'  Ail workgua-r.anteed    GREENWOOD  I'l;    '  II  f   )      "//  -yiVi.i'"'-.'-"-^^  ^.#Ma'"<.*^?  ^iV","'-- ..<�������� ~\}.-m)  Is 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 in-  j/?.,��-.- sisting on having  ''ELKHORN''BOTTLED BEER  TEL.. 13S  II 111 I  COLUMBIAN COLLEGE  ��������� .!  New Westminster, B- C.  Receives both ladies aud g-etitlemen as resident or day stndents. Has a complete business  or commercial course. Prepares students to  gain teachers' certificates of all grades. Gives  the four years'course for the H. A. decree, and  the first year of the of the School of Science  course, in affiliation with Toronto University.  Ha**, a special "Prospectors" Course*' for miners  who^york in B. "-.  Instruction is also jjiven in Art, Mus;c, Phys-  l cal Cnlthre and Elocution.  Term OfSeDs September 17.1906. For calendar,  *te^ address COLUMBIAN COLLEGE.  COPPER PROSPECTS  Present high prices, the result of a  greatly increased coi sumption and a  slowly rising production which, by the  way, is less than Had been estimated  earlier in the yea**, indicate that copper  mining dividends will be larger than  heretofore. Many mines that were  opened while the copper boom was on  a few years ago are rapidly reaching*  the dividend-paying" stage," and the  older properties by more economical  ���working are able to squeeze out an extra dividend occasionally. It requires  greater managerial talent to meet*the  exigencies of a low grade copper mine,  notwithstanding the current high  prices, to guarantee an equitable return  on the capital invested. To say that  nearly one half of the market price of  copper today is profit is nonsense, and  as a rule it sound like the twaddle of  an inexperienced person j one, for instance, whose livelihood depends upon  the flotation of mining 'stocks^"bn"glittering" generalities. Some of the better paying of the larger working mines  cannot honesily boast of producing  copper at less than 11 or 12 cents per  pound, a,ncl not afew must pay 13 cents  and more In remote cases, however |  it may be pussiflle to grid an exceptionally well managed mine that can produce copper at 10 cents or a fraction  less per pound, but speaking generally  the cost is nearer 12 cents. A factor  that partly explains the  higher cost of  -TO-  GREEUWOOD OPERA HOUSE  THE  VAUDEVILLE CO'Y  ..'. Will play ONE NIGHT every  week for the rest of* the winter  with an entire change of program each week;  TI  CTS  J. W. SM1THE and MATTIE  ���Musical A.ct.  ~~ TtojOjScaster.  The Man With the Talk.  THE --KELLYS  Sketch Team  SEA.MORE ".CHILDREN.  1      Acrobats  EDITH HANEY LEE  The Doll and Tin Soldier ,  J.W BROOKS  Illustrated Song." Wliy-S^pt You Try:'  Doroscope  Moving Pictures  The Great Train Robbery  Prices 50c ami J5c.   -   Children 25c  T*he FRESHEST BREAD  Cakes, Buns and Pastry  always on hand. We also  carry a first class stock of  Staple Groceries.   :   :   *.  A- SAKR5S, proprietor.  Phone. B 28.  1 Mother.  Your little ones are a constant care in  Fall end Winter weather. They will  catch cold. Do you know about Shiloh's  Consumption Cure, the Lung Tonic, and  what it has done for so many? It is said  to be the only reliable remedy for all  "diseases o{ the air passages in children.  It is absolutely harmless and pleasant to  take. It is guaranteed to cure or your money  b returned. The price is 25c.. per bottle,  and all dealers in medicine sell '   314  SHILOH  This remedy should be in every household.  producing* copper today is labor: miners  in Montana, for instance, who formerly  received $3,50 per day, now demand $4,  Higher wages al**o rule in Arizona and  ororninent mining states. This, coupled  with more expensive supplies, has  made it necessary to raise the charges  for-producing copper. It should also  be remembered that as the output increases and the ore deposit which may  have been worked for years, gradually  becomes exhausted, new explorations  must be made or more hnd purchased,  which, of course, means additional  costs on the copper output. Even so  great a mine as the Calumet & Hecla,  which has already paid dividends of  nearly SIOO.O-jO.OOO, and has sufficient  copper bearing- rock in its old property  to continue the sharing of profits for  some time to come, has found it expedient to increase its land holdings  by new purchases. It is a fact not to  disputed that the life of even a'copper  mine ia limited. At a time like the  present all copper mining operations  are at top speed, the desire being to  reap the harvest of high market prices.  The probability is that production in  1906 will show a. fairly large increase  over 1-90S, when the total of 402.637  Ions (57.4 per cent of the world's production) was about. 11 per cent greater  than 1904. The statistican .of The  Mining World calculotes that the 1906  output will be not far from 446,()00tons.  the high record. Consumption, however, shows a longer stride; last year  it was 268,500 tons, or 20.5 per cent  more than 1904, and in 1906 will probably total about 325,000 tons, the record.  An increasing proportion of the, domestic consumption is being supplied  by imports "from Mexico and Canada.  Exports this year show a marked falling off, but when the extraordinary  demand from China in 1905 is wiped off  the ledger, the total shipments in 1906  look more favorable. In fact, some of  the more important European countries  show' an increased consumption this  year.  Copper prices average about 5 cents  per pound better, than 1905, and in the  11th month of 1906 fluctuated between  22 and 22^ cents per pound for Lake  copper, f, o. b. New York, 21^ and  22.30 cents for electrolytic, 21X and  21^ cents for casting; while standard  copper,sold at London at ,��97 to ^101  18s 9d per ton (21.05 to 22.11 cents per  pound.)���Mining World.  In Praise of Clmmfcerlain'sCoueti  Remedy.  There is no other medicine manufec-  tured that has received so much praise  and so many expressions of gratitude  as Chamberlain's .Cough Remedy. It  is effective, and prompt relief follows  its use. Grateful parents everywhere  do not hesitate to testify to its merits  for the benefit of others. Itu a certain  cure for croup and will prevent the  attack if given at the first appearance  of the disease. It is especially adapted  to children as it is pleasant'to take and  contains nothing injurious. Mr. E. A.  Humphreys, a well known resident and  clerk in the store of Mr. E. Lock, of  Alice, Cape Colony, South Africa, says:  "I have used Chamberlain's Cough  Remedy to ward off croup and colds in  lS^fffiilyt"T'il6iind=it"to*^be"-=very---sac-  isfactory and it gives me pleasure to  recommend it." For sale by all druggists. *     . V  A CHEERFUL VIEW  British Columbia has an ideal mining  law. Ontario's mining law is bad,  and, in spots, Ontario's minerals are  not much better. In Btitish Columbia  the miner settles the title to a claim  when he. drives his stakes. In Ontario  the lawyers settle a title to, a claim  when they get the patent out of the  government at the Queen's Park, and  even the patent is not always final. In  British Columbia the miner applies for  his certificate of improvement or his  Crown grant. His application is advertised. If objection is raised the  courts at once determine the validity of  every assault upon the claim-holder's  title. In Ontario the title to a mining  claim i* a question of fact and poliey  to be determined by the government  In British Columbia the title toa mining claim is a question of fact and.law  determined by the courts.��� Grand  Forks Sun.  *���  ^ERNEST J. CARTIER, Proprietor.  Finest Furnished House in the Boundary  Ste*am Heated. Lighted throughout with electric lights.  We offer special inducements to travellers as we have the  finest sample rooms in the city.    Our bar  excells  all others.  FIEST-CLASS CAFE, OPEN DAY AND NIGHT  THE MILWAUKEE  "Ttie Pioneer Limited," St.  Paul to Chicago, "Short Line"  Omaha to Chicago. "^Southwest Limited," Kansas City  to Chicago.  No tlaiasln the service on any railway  in the world that eouials In equipment  that of the "  Chicago, Milwaukee &  St Paul Railway  They own and operate their* own  sleeping and dining cars on all their  trains and give their patrons an excellence of .service not obtainable elsewhere. Berths on their sleepers are  longer, higher and wider than in similar  cars on any other line. They^protect  their trains by the Block system.  For further information call on your  local ticket agent, or ' .'���  H.S. ROWE. General Agent.  134 Third avenue,  Portland, Ore.  R. L. FORD, Commercial Agent  618?Riverside Ave.,  Spokane, Wash  Synopsis of Canadian Homestead  -Regulations.  ANY available Dominion Lands within the  Railway Belt in British Columbia, mar  be liomesteaded by any person who is the sole  head of a family, or any male over 18, years of  a*<*e, to the extent of one-quarter section of 160  acres, more or less.  Entry must be made personally at the local  laud office for the district in which the land is  situate.  The homesteader is required to perform the  conditions connected therewith under one of  the.followingr plans:  (1) At least six months' residence upon and  cultivation of the land in each year for three  years.  (2) If the father (or mother,, if the father is  deceased), of the homesteader resides upon a  far m in the vicinity of the land entered for, the  requirements as to residence may. be: satisfied  by such person residinu with the father or  mother, ' .   '  (3 If the settler has his permanent residence  upon farming land owned by him lu the vicinity of< his homestead, the requirements as to  esidence may be satisfied by residence upon  the said land.' ;- ������      >' -'������ :  Six months' notice in writing* should be gtvan  ��� to the Commissioner of Dominion Lands at  Ottawa of intention to appjy for patent.  Coal lands may be purchased at $10 per acre  for soft.coal and$20jfor anthracite.' Not more '  than 320 acres-can-tie"acquired* by one Individual or'company.    Royalty at the rate of t-in  cents per ton of 2,00' pounds shall be collected*'  on the uross output.    ..  V ' " W.W.CORY,    ;  Deputy of the Minister of-the Interior  ��� K.B.���Unauthorized publication, of this ad.  vertisement will not be paid for. 32-59  OF XMAS FARE!  Pardonable at this Season, but the Results  TareUnpleasant^  $m  Eating more than is necesssary is like  choking a fire by putting on too much  fuel. The food is not only undigested and  useless, but a menace to health. Depression, drowsiness, headache, nausea, flatulence, and indigestion, are some of the  consequences. A Bilean after dinner is the  be^t help to the overburdened stomach.  r.\i sufferers from dyspepsia find Bileans  indispensable. They enable you to eat  what you like, when you like, and how  you like. Unequalled as a family medicine.  INTERESTING CURE BY BILEANS.  Lady who h = d Dyspepsia for a Year.  ���r-E  I!  '~i'  I?  Mrs. Charles Mcirett, 35 Cornwall Street, Toronto, Ont., says : " I wm a,  buil'erer from acute dyspepsia for 12 months before using Bileans. Pains in  tho ulicst ami in tlie region of the heart, and a sensation of fulness in the  stomach, usually after meals, were some of the .symptoms*. Such sudden and  severe at auk of pain in the region of the heart made me think I had heart  ..li-ois*.*:, Sua my doctor said there was nothing wrong with that organ, and ���  tli- who'.*- trouble lay in1 the food not digesting properly. I tried doctor's  medicines nnd v-irious remedies advised Uy friends and by druggists, but-  ������������thill.* seemed able to cure me of those tenible pains and the distress after  food until I began using Bileans. A very feu* gave me such relief that I kept  mi using until 1 had no moi'e trouble with my heart or stom.i. h. I was recommended to try Bilean** by paities who had used them as a family medicine for  n long time, and now I would strongly recommend them to any sufferer from  indigestion or allied symptoms. There is nothing to equal Bileans as an  all-round nvdk-iin? for young and old. ''  "RileanB are altogether different and superior to the ordinary stomach and ltrer |  e '.! ines. Thej- are purely vegetable In composition and are a certain cure for head-  >ehc. n.-visea. and all the effect -of 'ndigcation. Theyalpo cure constipation, pile j, female  ailments and irre*?ularitie-!. aniEraia, rheumatUin. debility, blood impurities, and all  .llmentx and disorders ari-inz from defecti-re bile flow and at-imi ation. Of nil dmg-  gim s m 30c a box. or poit free from t e Bilean Co., Toronto, for price. * 6 boxe** for ti SO. - *-��a^IiSCr33lS3JB41KKt*w^'J  r  r  i  -;  i.7t  ada. As the national evolution of 1 ,  Japan stands as an index of the genius 1|  the last half of tlie  uineti-enth cen   *. jj  IWBff*^^  Tf*"Ti-iPinni*"t''rttn'T'tiiririii"nrili ir~ir"irr'fry"mnTT*f  jf  I  B*g4B6*��s:6/  Silver Plated 6��i  s  11  In Lunch and Breakfast Cruets, Toast Packs, Mai-ma*' f  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 Jep?nese Chinaware in  Cups and Saucers, Sugars and Creams. Salad Dishes,  Chodolate Jars, Tobacco Jars, Biscuit jars, Jardineres, jj  etc, v  ievei-ip-  Gold Traced Victor Stock Pattern Always hi Stock  10 PIECE TOILET SETS  FROM  $3.50 to$ 10.00  97, 102, 116 PIECE DINNER SETS FROM  $10.00 to $4-0.00  I  "���*'^M-*V The  I  Hardware  Furnishings  Groceries  WHAT VISITORS SAW  In   Our   Great   Northern  Canada  AND   WHAT   THEY   SAY  As Taken trom Their Home Papers  After Their Return-���Most Complimentary References.  For the past few years the people of  the United States have been' busy discovering Canada, discovering its lands,  its lawa, its climate,.its prospects, and  _ihe result: of that"discovery"fias^ been  that hundreds of thousands ha.ve located in our northwest. What our  brothers in Britain have been slow to  realize,.our cousins south of the line  have been swift to comprehend?  They see what the country possesses,  they realize w;hat itB future must be.  And so they came by the car load, by  the train load, and they hare introduced into the northwest numbers, industry, intelligence, capital. They  assimilate with the Canadian, they like  his laws, they like his privileges, they  like his opportunities. The language  is the same, the flags are colored alike,  traditions are one, habits are similar,  laws are even better.  Then.why not come? Why not get  a foothold here while opportunity  becons? .  They have sent their spies into tbe  country and they have returned to them  bearing grapes.  Last summer a party of newspaper  men toured the country and the following extracts from their home papers on  their return show what they thought of  Canada.  For 27 days these dozen of trained  newspaper men observed, and already  a couple hundred columns of corre  spondence has appeared, and to read it  makes the Canadian proud of his heritage, even as it makes the man down  in the states anxious to share it. Here  are samples of what their papers said:  I. C. Norwood, Washington Star���  Homesteading* in Canada is a much  easier proposition than it is in any of  the states. In the country a, homestead  can  be secured  for $10 and.an occu-  pancy^of three years* In the states  seven years are required and the land  costs SI.25 an acre. Anyone with half  an eye may see that the last half century has wrought wonderful changes  in the industrial map of North America.    A new day  is  dawning for Can  ��c*s***idt BOUNDARY  VALLEY   LODGE  "^w^ No. 38.1.0. 0..P.-  Meets every  Tuesday Evenitijf at 8 00 iu the  I. 0. O. P. Hall.    A cordial lavl tation is ex  tended to all sojourniny brethern.  D. McGLAhHAN, S. E. BELT,  N. G. Rec.-S��c  Chrysanthemums  !  j Chrysanthemums !  j We wish to announce to our patrons and customers  that we now have nearly 20,000 feet under glass  I ... in ...  Chrysantheniums,    Carnations,    Pot Plants,  Lettuce, Etc.  and are prepared co give you the best.    If you are  ) interested write for prices.    Mail orders promptly  attended to.  FRACHE BROS.  1  1  Grand Forks  Telephone B 20  Florists  P. o.  Columbia,    B. C.  PLACE YOUR  CHRISTMAS  ORDER  NOW  tury, so tuidouiitedlv will lhi* (  ment of C.mada ivprt-suiit she pro**.' I ��� ss  of the first half of the twentieth.  Withiu the next forty years that nation  will j-r-iw up arid become our friendly  Cuiiiinen.'al rival, and furnish the world  with bread.  And 'tis wheat that is going to be responsible for the main part of CfJiiad;i'.��  growth. Wheat, the staff of life. th*  advance atrent of prosperity. Th*-  550.000 .-quare miles of v.-heat country  of Western Canada is *.:���<.��� min if to the  front as the backbone and mainstay of  the Dominion. About 200,000,000 acres  in this region are fit for cultivation md  nearly all of it will produce the best  wheat in the world. If one-quarter of  these acres are eventually sown to  wheat, there will be bread enough to  cover England's deficiency four times  over and an overflow sufficient lo heap  upthehungiy lands of the continent  of Europe.  Edward G. Lowry, New York Evening Post���We have been up and down  the Canadian West, and, seeing, have  understood how these provinces have  ���tvoraged twenty-three bushels of I  wheat to the acre. It is a fat country,  readily yielding its riches. The-grain  stands as high as a man's shoulder,  with heavy, full heads. Along one  road leading but from Regina it is possible to ride forty miles in a direct line  t.irough unbroken fields of standing  .-.rain. These people have been here  long enougii to give heed to other  things than the tilling of the land.  They have planted garden-sand flowers  and made their homes attractive, with  growing thi ngs.. Americans have come  here in great'numbers. Most of them  have succeeded. Many control an entire section, 640 acres. Practically no  farm in the provinces is less than 160  acres. I drove for an hour with a  Mennonite, a Russian refugee, now a  farmer in Canada. "This government  can't be beat," was his vehement assertion made eagerly and with shining  eyes. For the man .seel<fng cHeap lands  on which to raise wheat there is no  need to go beyond the great Saskatchewan valley, with its comsaratively  mild and short winters, its rich soil  and growing access to market. The  development of Western Canada is one  of the wonders of recent times.  R. H. ivindsay, Kansas City Star���  Respect for the law, whatever their  opinion, may be of its wisdom or jus -  tice, is a striking characteristic of high  and low in Canada. No American who  comes to Canada and mingles freely  with the people can fail to be impressed  with the fact before he has been across  the border three days, .Railroad men,  professional men, working men, all  seem to agree in the sentiment, '"It Is  the law/ It must be obeyed." No man  seems to think himself too rich or too  big to yield cheerful obedience.. ��� This  seems to be as true of relatively new  and unsettled country in the west as  of the older provinces of the east.  There.is. little of the free and easy,  reckless spirit of our own western communities in  the   new   Canadian proy-  FOR  LADIES, MISSES! AND CHILDREN  that will not  We are abso-  inces of the west. In town and country  in Manitobu, Saskatchewan' and Alberta, life and property are safe, disorder aud crime almost unknown The  cities are well policed and iri the  sparsely settled regions the famous  Royal North West Mounted Police  keep excellent order.  Thomas J. Pence, Raleigh News and  Observer���Hundreds of our people are  getting, rich iu Canada. They are  digging dollars out of the ground.  Nowhere in the world are the toilers of  the soil as prosperous as in this country, and Canada is making rich men  out of fanners who have hitherto been  in the most moderate circumstanc2s.  The crops this year are larger than  ever before. The wheat fields in the  three wheat, provinces of Manitoba,  Alberta and Saskatchewan have yield  ed from twenty-one to forty bushels to  the acre. Oats have run from ninety  to one hundred and twenty bushels.  Other cereal crops are large in the same  proportion and the people up there are  happy.  Canada is booming in all particulars,  and people are flocking in bv the  thousands.  It is the poor man's land. It is the  land of opportunity. Men of .small  means can go there and build fortunes.  It ifi the land of promise. Canada  promises to furnish a large per cent of  the food stuff of the world.  Water Cure for Constipation.  Half a pint of hot water taken "lalf  an hour before breakfast will usually  keep the bowels regular. Harsh cathartics should be avoided. When a  purgative is; needed, take Chamberlain's  Stomach and Liver Tablets. They are  mild and gentle in their action. For  sale by all druggists.  Watson's unshrinkable ;'Underwear  shrink, and Underwear that will wear,  lutely complete in all prices and grades.  Ladies' knit to Jit Combination Underwear, abso  lutely the best on the market.    We have them,  Co., Ltd.  "The Big Store"  Nice convenient cottage iu north end;of towri^  with  K <$r 4�� ���%-4- �������� 4* 4* 4�� ~ir ���$��� ���$��� ir *4?4-*$- ���$��� 4* ���$��� 4 44�� 4-* ���*$������$��� 3?  ty  ty  ty  ty  large garden.  Seven-roomed house in south' end of towu.  furnished and up-to-date. ��  Two-roomed house with  25xl00-foot lot.  in, $500.  Well  Close  Houses, rooms, cabins and shacks in all.parts.of  the town to rent.  Mines, Stocks, Real Estate and Insurance?  - ��� ; ��� ; . . .  Bealey Investment & Trust Co., Ltd.  GEO. R. NADEN, Manager  ty.  ty P.O. Box 126. BROKERS Greenwood, B- C.  ��6 *-$* ������$���? ~%* �����$���> *%�� ty ty ty 4* *���$������ *-$*�� *f -^ 4" tyty ty ty tytytytytytyH  ty  r  ���,'%  FRESH OYSTERS,      HOT TAMALES  SPRING CHICKEN  In fact everything- in season is served at  THE   PACIFIC   CAFE  1  LUNCH COUNTER  Open at all Hours. Prompt Service.  moobe & Mcelroy,  Proprietors.  ***��  CERv  ���:k��;��k..>:"H'^^^  It is time you were placing- your order for vour  FALrL and WINTER SUIT. -  We have them in the best patterns and weights  0 ever brought into this district.  OUR   RR/CES   ARE   SURE   TO    PLEASE.  W. ELSON.  Copper  Street.  The Tailor.  'X'^.X'KK-KK..^  *<<"Z<^">*zw.'*>tt<&z��z*j^Z'W  I  t  ���fcf(i.^m  gP j ������--���/11?'. y, *..      \Vl~gfRh'  ���m  mm  !���'. ' \i'-. t,!r ii i  Solid Oak  ressers  For beau ty, style, durability and . usefulness  combined with moder-  ^ te price our  Dressers, Stands, Sideboards, Dining  Room Tables and Chairs  have no superior. -  f  y  ?  ���  I  We are leaders in Furniture.  T. Ma GULLEY & CO.  Furniture Dealers and Undertakers.  Greenwood and Midwaay.  ��**>--*>��>4<*****X****>*>&***^^

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