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 '  <6  VOL. 11  GREENWOOD, B.  &8&mmmmt?Pwwmas&3iBi8)i  *, @ QBSBsaasasEss cos mgmBms&ss) ssssa esi ��  PRESCRIPTIONS  MEDICINES AND DRUGS  BOARD OF TRADE  Invited to Send Delegates  to Fernie  FRIDAY, APRIL 26  Greenwood vs. Phoenix  THOMAS DRUG CO.  BRUSHES AND COMBS.  THOMAS DRUG CO.  SPONGES AND CHAMOIS.  EXECUTIVE DECLINES  Hasty Action, Realizing: the Gravity  of tiie Situation, and its Relation  to District-  SPECTACLES AND EYE GLASSES.  MUSIC AND MUSICAL GOODS.  THE QUALITY DRUG STORE.  fiSfBBBJEBMWf-fBffB^  mm/emmia.Misuasu>k>dSS  Qsmt  Men's and Boys'  Furnishings  We have decided to clear out our entire stock  ���   of Men's and'Boys' Furnishings, to accomplish our end quickly, we will reduce our  prices on'these lines, to less than.manufacturers prices.    Don't miss this  opportunity  of  purchasing first  ciass goods at discounts vary  ing from  Thirty, to Sixty Per Cent.  Remember :    Every thing. for . men and Boys  to wear at less than wholesale cost.  TERMS CASH.  ELL  \k.T ^m.~m*m. *+.-**..'*m       ff   sMnfla  ~vv -uiiiGir ��"~ vx-uwia  Men's  Goods  '%>.  n  YOUR    WATCH  IN THE HANDS OF AN INEXPERIENCED PERSON. IF THERE IS SOMETHING  WRONG WITH IT BRING IT TO VA  PRACTICAL" WATCHMAKER. OUR  SPECIALTY IS WATCH REPAIRING.  OUR VJORK IS GUARANTEED  A..L,��GAN & C0*  Copper Street Greenwood  Call and see them.  W. BLSON  Last Saturday the Board of  Trade received a telegram from  the Nelson Board urging the appointment of a delegate to proceed to Fernie to be present at  the conference to be held" over  the coal situation. The secretary hastily summoned the  executive council which 'discussed  the matter carefully but felt that  owing to not being invited by  either party to the question at  issue it would not be wise to take  hasty action. The Nelson Board  was so informed but on Saturday  evening renewed its request for  action.  Grand Forks and Phoenix took  action in the matter, the former  town sending Mr.- Spier, the latter Mayor Mathison.      , ^  The Greenwood Board took  steps however to keep informed  of the progress of events and so  informed the. Nelson Board, and  assured it that unless the trouble  was speedily settled, as it had  reason to believe it would be, and  it became apparent that the presence 'of a representative would  appear desirable that iL would be  glad to share in the public representations that might be made  by the commercial bodies of the  country, as to the injury a prolonged tie-up in the mines would  have on the prosperity of the  couutry in general.  ' The-- action .'of the executive  was decided by telegrams from  the Department of ," Labor' and  other, sources and ,was considered  iu the best interests of all concerned.  The baseball season opened Sunday  with a match between, theabove teams.  The weather was perfect and a large  crowd assembled to witness the old  rivals play.  Greenwood team was crippled by the  loss of Hallett, pitcher, he being* temporarily out of the game on account of  a bad arm, and the wise ones predicted  an easy win for the miners, but they  figured without the home boys infield,  for although Phoenix outbatted Greenwood the hits were invariably gobbled  up by some infielder attd runs cut off.  Allan relieved Clerf iu the sixth and  stopped the Phoenixrungetting*.  A  jp  With some Reward for the  Promoters  POST OFFICE BUSINESS  GREENWOOD   TO  PHOENIX  THE B. C. COPPER COMPANY  The splendid management of the  B. C. Copper Company was made apparent when the "strike came on and  the Canadian Pacific notified the  'smeller that owing- to fuel shortage it  could not undertake tci haul ore. The  B. C. people immediately made arrangements with the railway to haul  their ore on condition that the company would provide the coal. The  Copper co'y had reserves of coal enough  to supply the railway for three weeks  and coke enogh to keep the smelting  plant going. And so there is no stoppage at the big plant here, nor will  there be for some time.  Phoenix :  Stretzel, p.  Perkins, c.  King, 1st.  Ryan, 2nd.  .Sherbino, 3rd.  . McKelvcy, cf.  Thomas, l.f.  Corbctt, s.s.  Mclnstocker, r.f.  Greenwood :  Clerf, p.  Meecham, c.  Thomas, 1st.  Dill, 2nd.  Miles, 3rd.  Allan, cf.  Medill, l.f.  Thompson, s.s.  Saunders, r.f.  Score by Innings.  Phoenix   -     -    000404000-8  Greeuwood    -     0'03113001 ��� 9  NOTES   -  Sherbino made his usual pretty plays.  Si Perkins, Greenwood's old catcher,  looks natural  behind the bat, but has  lost his throwing arm.  Joe. Stretzel got in his usual kicking.  Thomas Bros, mixed up twice  at 1st  base.  Married men   against   single   next  Sunday at 2 o'clock:  Is Sure to Come Some Day-Why Not  Now?  A Concentrating Plant  in Connection.  THINGS DOING  Summerland  college.  is   to   have a  Baptist  Coining to Canada,  the thousands.  immigrants by  Aylesworth  gave Foster a   terrible  grilling in parliament.  And   now   they   think  the Panama  Canal may be dug in five years.  And now-  talked of for  terminus.  its   Clovah   Bay  a  Grand Trunk  that is  Pacific  A suowslide at the American Boy  ���to'Iue h'-iha'Slocaucatio'c-Jr the deatlfof  John Hilchey.  Tt now looks as if the stub of a professors cigar was responsible for the  McGill fire.  might uot  . Glacier ice quarried like blocks of  stone in the Alps is being sold in the  European cities.  Trains two weeks late have at last  been shoveled out in the territories and  are again moving.  WAS THE BOY CURED?  An elderly gentleman was riding on  a street car the otherday. A boy began  to laugh, and laughed so he couldn't  stop. The old gentleman told his  mother that the boy needed a spanking,  in jjspanking on an empty stomach;  whereupon the man said: "Neither do  I; turn him over."  PRICES OF METALS  The prices of the metals continue  very satisfactory, and with slight fluctuations, hover around  the   following:  Copper      24 cents  Silver      f,S cents  Lead        5 cents  OUTPUT OF BOUNDARY ORES  The i,ow Gradk mines of the Boundary, which first began shipment in  1900, sending out 100,000 tons that  year, have been steadily increasing.  The 1906 shipments were 1,161,537 tons,  and that of 1907 will be a large gain  thereon.  The high grades, up to the end of  1906, had in the past four years shipped  out over 10,000 tons with a value of  over 31,000,000.  Mines. Total to  Low gkaiiE. end 1906.  Snowshoe       102,466  DomCopCo..     400,000  B C Cop Co  1,070,000  Granby  Cop Co... 3,000,000  JIlGII GRADK.  Duncan '. IS  Prince Henry         15.  Preston  20  Mavis  -10  Don Pedro  95  Crescent ���  90  Rambler  76  Bay _  75  Strathmore  160  EPU ���  662  Elkhorn   1,075  Skylark   1,176  Providence  3,948  Jewel  2,67o  Riverside   Sally  310  Tons  in 1907.  21,702  59,046  60,663  187,625  40  20  204  S20  90  20  Bad storms in the middle west nips  the fruit in Colorado and damages the  wheat in Nabraska.  The Provincial government  cided to make no change  this  the   government    stumpage  timber.  has de-  year in  rate   on  Dr. Jones announces that John D.  Rockefeller has completed his plans  for gift of $50,000,000 for the education  of the_Chinesc.   Mr. William White second vice-  president of the C, P. R. says the New  Empress hotel at Victoria will be  opened July 1st.  If as is stated Canada has a millionaire newspaper publisher he must have  been plunging in Cobalt, or advertising stock in Cobalt.  The name of the Colonial Conference was on suggestion of Sir Wilfrid  Laurier changed to that of the Imperial Conference.  The prosperity we hear about in  Idaho and Washington isn't reflective  in the patent insides of lots of the  country town papers.  Editor Stead throwB away his baggage checks thinking they are no  good and has trouble to get his baggage when he reaches Washington,  A San Francisco paper declares that  Harriman, the United Railroads, the  Pacific Telephone & Telegraph Co.,  the Home Telephone Co., and the  Southern Pacific Co, have united to  fight Henej'.  Combined they represent the most  powerful forces America has ever  known. They control capital practically unlimited.  ENTERPRISE  The Bubar Bros, at Ingram bridge, S.  T. Larsen of Riverside, B. W. Bubar  of Beaverdell, aud J. F. Royer���have  united in equal interest in the purchase of the S4.000 Freuch'Coach Horse  "Denois", imported for stock purposes.  Col. Watterson predicts that Hughes  will be next President of the United  States.  Some day, somebody with foresight and energy, and with ability  to enlist the necessary capital  will promote what will prove to  be a most profitable enterprise, a  tunnel between Greenwood and  Phoenix.  Such a tunnel run from any  one of several points iu the  valley at Greenwood would tap  rich leads of ore, prove drainage  for the Phoenix mines and eventually cheapen ore carriage from  Phoenix to both Boundary Creek  Valley and the Kettle River  Valley, where the present smelters are and where, the future ones  must necessarily be.  For years, at intervals this  tunnel project has been discussed,  and practical men have declared  it not only feasible, but easily so,  with large features of profit.  Such a tunnel would be the making of mines, and the making of  Greenwood.  Last year an eastern capitalist  expressed surprise that the opportunity had not been already  seized, and offered to contribute a  large part of the initial capital  and within the present month  others have expressed themselves  ready to invest in the scheme.  Where'is the man willing and fit  to launch'it 'c Such au one would  need be content to indentify himself with Greenwood for years,  because it. would need close attention and close business methods. To find such an one is the  only difficult feature of the matter because men large enough to  carry- through this undertaking  want to.confine their  to so small a town and  so remote- a district. * The big  men like big places as well as  big schemes, choice anchorage  for themselves as well as large  profit's. But the scheme is inevitable and while waiting why  may not some smaller man, but  of the right quality take up this  affair and by its success make a  greater man of himself ?  The carrying out of such an  enterprise would not need enormous capital. A four mile tunnel  would reach from Boundary Creek  to the heart of the great Phoenix  camp and at a 'depth of say 2000  feet. The east hill is proven to  contain many high grade leads  aud these and others would be  tapped enroute. Revenue from  ores would flow into the treasury  almost from the start. If connected with some of the high  grade mines from the beginning  so much the better. Between  Boundary _Creek_andJHhoenix_are.  the Elkhorn, Providence, Fremont, Strathmore, Defiance,  Prince Henry, Crescent, Helen,  Dynamo, Mavis, Tip Top, E. P.  U., Bay, Skylark and other  known high grade properties.  A tunnel started from any one  of several points in the valley  would pass through several of  these at considerable depth. If  with the scheme a concentrating  plant and possibly a small custom  sraelten were combined, grist  would come to its mill from the  beginning. The ores of which  there would be many leads, all  crosscut, could be extracted on a  royalty basis.  The undertaking need not be  financed from the beginning.  Like a railroad pushed by sections  into new country as that already  traversed become profitable, so  this project could be pushed from  lead to lead only so fast as development justified it aud as returns made it easy. The high  grade properties east of Bouudary  Creek have all grown richer and  larger with depth and this single  enterprise would mean the  demonstration of the great value  of many of them.  And iu the end what an admirable outlet for the heavy ore  tonnage of Phocuix such a tunnel  would be. What railway would  haul ore for many miles over a  heavy nioutitaim grade when a  water grade of four miles could  be substituted. Unless private  enterprise takes up this idea it is  only a question of time when one  of the railways will.  The relation of such an enterprise to Greenwood's future need  not be discussed. It would not  be exaggeration to say that it  would mean as much for the town  as all it has at present combined,  Although British Columbia is a very  large and sparsely settled province the  percentage of the Post office expenditures to Postmasters returns is much  lower than ia some of the Provinces.  The percentage of expenses to revenue in the several Provinces for year  ending June 30th, 1906, were as follows:  , .*''.   *���  Manitoba.... ...............    18 per cent.  Quebec    20       "  Ontario     22       "  British Columbia ............   24       "  Sask. and Alberta... ....36       "  Nova Scotia ....................   40       "  P.E.i ; .:..'.;...-. .40     "  The expense of the Greenwood ofiice  was $1089.78, and the revenue S4012.82.  THE COAL TROUBLE  A Story of Mail's Arbitrary  Methods.  SETTLEMENT AT MIDWAY  We are gratified to learu that the  prospects are good for the planting of  a French colony at Midway. Midway  is a most beautiful and fertile spot and  they who contemplate settling thereabout need have no hesitancy about  buying lands there or north or west at  present prices. The soil is good, the  climate good, crops are reliable and  prices good. If Rev. Father Perraux  should decide on settling his French  colony in the neighborhood, we would  look to see French thrift work a great  transformation in the entire neighborhood.  WHO   MOST  TO BLAME'/  How Closely a Country's  Interests  are Related Made Evident t>v  the Event  PAY ORE COLUMN  13. (��. Warren started work on the  power line to the Moreen on Tuesday  morning.  At a meeting of the Morrison Mines  company held in the office of A. M.  Whiteside on Monday last the sale of  the company's property to the Dominion Copper company was confirmed.  Portman Bros, have been obliged to  suspend operations ou vthe Dynamo  owing to the presence of .water in the  shaft. Thry intend after a little to hiatal an electric hoist and proceed with  development.  Dr. Boucher who recently returned  from   Camp   McKinney    reports   the  water pumped out of the Cariboo to the  400-ioot level. The syndicate in charge  is much'pleased with tiie appearance of  the property now that it is getting it  cleaned up.  Local parties have bonded the Johannesburg east of Anaconda. The  Johannesburg is a crown granted  claim and has had considerable work  done on- it, A small quart?, lead and  an enormous body of iron are on the  property, which is owned by Messrs.  A. S, Black aad Gaunce  &  Wickwire.  Alex. Robinson has completed his  200-foot tunnel on the Crown Silver  for the Dominion Copper company. A  visit to the property shows the tunnel  a fine piece of work cutting three large  ore bodies. The record work of the  Boundary was made on this tunnel, 65  t*eet having been made in 19 days with  two shifts.  ADVERTISING ART  We are  bargains.  poor at bluster, but rich in  "You get more change back when yon  trade with us  To pass us by would be an  injustice  to your pocketbook.  Not as a favor; not on sentimental  grounds - we mean to get your trade  by deserving it.   Like the woman chopping wood, we  are not doing thij for fun. Our object  is more business.  Last December C. P. Rhoden registered a letter, containing a draft for  $23 issued by the Okanagan State bank  to Montgomery Ward, the great Chicago mail order pirates. Montgomery  Ward denied ever having received the  letter after being jacked up for failing  to fill the order. ��� A tracer was sent out  by the postoffice department, and, lo  and behold, the draft was found in the  local bank, marked paid, to Montgomery Ward by the Fidelity National bank  of Chicago. Montgomery Ward may  not like it, but will have to make good.  Hail the letter contained money the  sender would probably been out the  $23. This should be a lesson to people  to shun the mail order house as they  would a pestilence. They get the best  of the buyer some way in the end.���  Palmer Mountain Prospector.  The dependence of the multiplied interests not only of the  interior of British Columbia, but  of Alberta and the new prairie  provinces on the coal supply of  the Crow's Nest makes a cessation of fuel output a matter of  grave concern. The coal fields  situation never seems to be on a  harmonious basis. Somebody is  always creating trouble there and  unrest appears characteristic of  the field.  When the men are not busy  trying to force the operators, the  operators are doing something to  irritate the men.  There was peace aud stable  conditions for a few years after  the former great strike at Fernie  but so soon as the period of truce  was-up, unrest began again.  A few weeks ago representatives of both sides,had a prolonged conference at Calgary.  But nothing came of it. Nobody-  concerned, appeared to -want to  anticipate events sure to come  unless an agreement were reached. The managers appeared-  arbitrary and the men appeared  obstinate. The meeting'dissolv-  ed, the men returned'to work, the  uew conciliation act was appealed to. " But into a heap of inflammable material mischievous  hands droppedjlighted firebrands.  Sherman it is alleged kept the  men ignorant ��� of advices from '  headquarters, and mine managers  posted unhappy notices. And so  the men, deceived by their leader  and disgruntled by.,.their employer's acts 'quit'work." Lots of them  left the country, whether to better their condition or to get beyond the possible effects of the  uew law's administration- it may  not be said. And so the output  of fuel ceased.  Following that came stoppage  of the mining, the smelting, the  milling industries. Even railways pinched for fuel had to  abandon freight traffic. This  again effected other industries  and other fields of trade were  touched and stagnation general  through a wide area took the  place of activity.  The government realized that  it was up to it to do something and  sent the deputy minister of labor  west. Boards of trade and towns  everywhere through the interior  anxious to help remove the  trouble sent representatives to  Fernie. Perhaps never before in  the history of the Canadian West  was   the   mischievous   effect   of  men's blunders _more_keenly felt.   nor greater zeal displayed in the  effort to find a solution. The  first two clays of the present week  found conference and colloquy  the order of the clay. But no  good came of it. The works remained silent and the men kept  moving away. The country at  large was paying the penalty.  If it were necessary to raise the  price of fuel in order to meet tbe  raise asked for iu the rate of  wages, industries would have  gladly stood it, rather than shut  down. But such a solution would  not suit coal mining methods.  Paralysis of a country appears  preferable to sacrifice of pride.  During Tuesday's conference  none of those who had gone from  Boards of Trade to use their influence in the crisis were admitted. Even newspaper men were  excluded. Liudsley seemed the  bugbear of both operators and  miners, if reports are to be believed and his sou was present to  assist him.  During Wednesday and Thursday conferences were continued  and at times it looked as if a  settlement would be reached before the Board of Conciliation  "���et together.  THE VERY LATEST  (Special to The Boundary Creek Times.)  FERNIE, B. C. April 26.���On advice of Lewis the miners  here voted last evening, Thursday, to return to work,  pending investigation.  Fernie Free Pres?. TME   BOMMBARY   CREEK   TIMES.  ���*"*taS  CF*  CF*  CF***-*  ���CF*  Cr*  . Cr*  CF*  <F*  CF*  CF*  <s  Cr*  CF  Q=<  Q^  Cr*  CF*  CF*  CF<  Q=rf  CF<  CF*  (r*  Capital, all paid up, $14,400,000.        Rest $11,000,000.  UNDIVIDED   PROFITS   S159.831.84  Hon. President:   Loxd Stkathcon'a and Mount Royal, G. C. M. G.  .   President:    Sir Georgb A. Drbjimond, K.C. M. G.  Vice-President aud General Manager :    E. b. Clousto.,  Branches in London, Eng. -j c^Th?.prc��Kla. f ��w York, Chicago.  Rnj and sell Sterling Exchange and Cable Transfers ; Grant Commercial an  Tr-velters' Credits, available hi auy partSof the world.  SAYINGS BANK DEPARTMENT  Interest allowed at current rates.  Greenwood Branch,    W.-F.-PROCTOR, Manager.  ***=��  s_C  >=��>  .1=5  ���si=5  ***=��)  i*=*5  M>  *=��  **=9  Why may not the government  take over the coal mines and  work them in the public interest  if it finds their management unjust or incapable.  PEEPS INTO WOMEN'S  LETTERS  mmmmmmmmiSMMmmmmM  THE CANADIAN BANK.-  OF COMMERCE  Paid-up Capital,$10,00,000.   Reserve Fund. $5,000,000  HEAD OFFICE, TORONTO.  B   E   WALKER, President. ALEX. LAIRD, General Manager.  '     ' H. H. MORRIS, Supt. Pacific Coast Branches.  J8SUS3 AT TKS yOLLOW55K2 RfcTES t  $Sandond**..' ���   3 was*  Over $5 and not exceeding $W    s wntts  m   $;(j     '<" M -$30  18 cenls  ��   i^      �� ��**�� $50   IS cents  Th******* Orders are Payable at P��r at any office in Canada or a Chartered Bank  ' lYiiUoa excepted), and at the principal banking points in the United States.  NEGOTIABLE AT A FIXED RAVli AT  THE CANADIAN BANK OF COMMERCE, LONDON, ENG.  They l'o'-ni an excellent method of remitting small sums ole money  with safety and at small cost.  Savings Bank Department  Interest allowed on deposits from SI upwards at current rates.  Greenwood Branch   -  -    -   -   J. T. BEATTIE Manager  PROFESSIONAL CARDS.  /  H. HALLETT  Bakristrr, Soi.ion.-OK,  NOXAKY P'MMC.  Cablt! Audi-ess:       " Halhett."  j Ucdford M'Seill's  Conns < MoreiuK & Nual's.  (I.eiber's  Grbbnyjood, B. C  F. M. LAMB,  Provincial Land Surveyor.  Office with 1\ W, McLaine.  Coppre Street.      r   Greenwood, B. C  i0zjjj$fe-. BOUNDARY  VALLEY   LODGE  ~-''.Cazfe?- No. 38.1.0. O. F.  Mews every  Tuesday Ever.inp* at S 00 in tbe  j. ��. O. V. Hall.    A cordial mvi tation Is ex  tended to all sojourning brethern.  12. 11. MORTIMER, E. AMDEBSON,  X. G. Rec.-Sec  Sfte  Boundary Creek Times  Issued every 1-riflav  BY THE  Boundary CM- Printing and' Publishing  Co., Limited,  J. W, ELLIS ....  Managbr  SUBSCRIPTIONS IN ADVANCE.  Per Ykak  *..    2 00  Six Months -...;..-.. 1 25  To Foreign Countries-  2 SO  . ^A/^rSis.���.  <UNIQN(3fi*t' LABEL)  -7Sr>;cW.*^~7   ���^tg*-^  FRIDAY, APRIL 26, 1901.  COAL TROUBLE CURE  The    constant   recurrence   of  trouble in the coal "iiH'ds-iovoly^  ing the welfare of the supporting industries of the entire interior should invite the attention  of the Dominion government to  the opening of its coal reserves  on the Crow's Nest Pass. It was  hoped that the government reserve of 50,000 acres of coal land  in the heart of the coal country  would act as a safety valve to the  rapacity of the coal barons. But  it has not so proved. The operators do not appear to realize  their relation to the public upon  whom they depend for a: market.  Instead of trying to anticipate  trouble some of them at least appear to invite it, even provoke it.  When the recent meeting in  Calgary resulted in uo adjustment of the pending trouble, and  the men returned to work for  thirty days aud invoked the  government to apply its new can-  ciliation measure it was believed  that the friction would be removed and the country's industries saved from paralysis. But it  appears that the management of  the Crow's Nest did not want any  so peacable a situation and forthwith posted notices intimating  that wages were to be reduced  instead of increased. This of  course acted as an irritant to the  men who without declaring a  strike walked out. The miners  elsewhere followed the example  and fuel supplies for railways,  miners and smelters immediately  ceased.  The     company     managemnet  claims it did this because* the men  had overlooked some preliminaries iu asking the department of  labor to apply its machinery.  And yet capital is constantly  talking of the ignorance and  brutality of labor. Did labor  ever show any greater ignorance  and brutality than this ?  We think the time has fully  come for the government to get  action on its coal properties. If  they were opened up aud coal  sold at a small, advance above  cost the mine operators would be  taught a wholesome lesson and  the country would be benefited.  The'great mining industries now  depending on the whim of some  over-greedy capitalists or uuder-  capablemanager would be able to  make plans ahead knowing that  fuel supply was assured.  Southeastern British Columbia's wealth can never be developed while the fuel supply re-  maius as now. It is too precarious.- The present status of the  metalliferous mining industry is  imperilled and the well-being of  thousands of workmen placed in  jeopardy by the greed of stockholders in the coal mines aud the  incapacity of the men sent from  their offices in Toronto to manage  a concern vital to the country's  weal. Will the government take  cognizance of the gravity of the  case and act as the guardian  of the peoples rights ?  Without questioning the value  The poor are not without their  compensations. While the palaces of the wealthy suffered in  the recent earthquake in Mexico,  the adobe homes of the poor were  unharmed.  Billions of tons of coal owned  by the people of Canada, in the  name of its government in the  Crow's Nest, r Why not let the  people dig it out, and sell it to  the people, for the people's benefit. _____ '���-"���-���  Buster Brown hit the nail on  the head when in philosophical  vein he says : "Too few people  do their own thinking. They let  the doctor, the church and the  newspaper tell them what to  believe.   Wc regret that the Midway  Star sees-lit to censure Greenwood  for deciding to have a'celebration  on May 24th aud 25th next.  Greenwood has been a good patron of Midway celebrations for  years and has not entered the  field itself and doubting that  Midway would care to undertake  a celebration this year decided to  have one at home. We trust our  Midway friends will not heed the  Star's intimation to remain at  home on the 24th but will return  some of the calls Greenwood has  been making on her for years  past.    President Woodrow Wilson of  Princeton is reported to have declared that the tobacco chewing  habit made statesman. We have  always supposed that the habit  made men reflective because  obliged to use their mouths so  much for other purposes they  could not overwork them for talking, But as to making statesmen of, them we are in doubt.  We know ward politicians that  can hit a crack accurately ten  feet away, but then we know  others that can fresco a floor for  several feet around a cuspidore  and never hit the hole. No we  are not conversant enough ' with  our statesmen's habits to size this  uew proposition up correctly but  all the same we doubt it.  If our- readers could spend one  morning loolcing through the letters  received from all over Canada by the  Zam-Buk Co., it would bring- home to  them with irrisistable foixe the healing-,  virtues of this great household balm.  Old women, young* women, wives,  mothers, and aven young girls have  something to say about how Zam-Buk  did this or that good office in their  home. Many of these writers give  permission'to.make extracts from their  grateful testimony. From these the  following were taken at random:  "I was troubled for some weeks with  salt rheum in hands aud arms arid was  using a salve which did uie little good.  On* receiving a sudply'o'f Zam-Buk I  applied it, and it really seemed to act  like magic! The itching and burning  ceased, aud jn a few days the skin was  cleared and healthy." So writes Miss  A. R, Butchard, of North KcppeL  "Three boxes of Zam-Buk cured me  of eczema, from which Iliad suffered a  long time." So says Mrs. Gladden, of  Mansonville, Quo.  "Zam-Buk cured a-" case . of blood  poison in my family, and I wish to  thank you for the great blessing it has  proved," is the effect of a letter from  Mrs. Webb, of Dovercourt.  And so one could go on quoting  extract after extract, showing- how  Zam-Buk cures chronic sores, ulcers,  abscesses, bad leg, itch and blood  poison; tak^s the soreness out of cuts  and burns, and grows uew, healthy skin  over injured or diseased places. All  stores and druggists sell at fifty oents  a box, or the Zam-Buk Co., Toronto,  will mail for price.  -AND   Stages leave daily for Ferry,  Wash., Mother Lode Mine, and  Phoenix. West' Fork stage  twice a week, . ��� '���  COMPLETE LINES OF  PIPES, CIGARS and  TOBACCOS.  PROPRIETOR  To Employers of Labor:  Are you conversant with the Workmen's Compensation  Act. ; The only absolute protection offorded is a Liability Policy. The "OGEAN" 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.  OOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOWWJOOl  of any regulations by the depart  ment of labor, we insist that the  government owned coal mine  would be a reliance for mine  owners and a constant pressure  on others to do right.  Upon the coal one of the  country's natural resources the  development of the country's  other resources depend and that  dovelopment should not be open  to arrest by man's greed or incapacity,  A RATIONAL SUNDAY  COPPER  Copper is very firm L'nd in constant  request all over the world. Copper  properties in Nova Scotia and New  Brunswick, as well as in Ontario and  British Columbia, are'attracting new  interest by reason of tlie increasing  consumption of this metal.���The Commercial.  CONTRACTOR  AND BUILDER  Deakft in   Sash,   Doors,  Ttiffied "Work and  'iaside Finish,  Etc.  ESTIMATES FURNISHED.  GREENWOOD,   :   B, C,  % PHONE 65. g  OOOCKXKIOOOOOOOOOOOCXXKWOOO  House, sign and all exterior and  and interior painting and decor  ating promptly done.  p.  66  59  66  9?  of Life  are what use people up.  Most people live pretty well up to the  limit of their powers, and so long as  everything goes smoothly that is  apparently all right; but a "jolt" or  a "jar" in the shape of business  worries, domestic anxieties, or an  i attack of La Grippe, Pneumonia,  Typhoid, or other wasting- disease,  suddenly reveals the' fact that tliere is  a sad lack of reserve force to meet  these contingencies and the result is  serious, often fatal. A wise man will  see to it that his system is fully  fortified against sudden attack. To  attain this result" nothing is so sure  and effective as  From Toronto the centre of Puritanism, if not of Pharisaism, in Canada  comes the demand for a more rational  Sunday. An organization known as  the Canadian Rational Sunday League  has been formed whose aims are set  forth in the following resolution:  "That it is desirable to organize an  association similar to the London  National Sunday League for prsmoting  healthy and innocent recreation oii  Sundays, and to oppose tyrannical and  restrictive legislation regarding Sunday, and it is felt that recent legislation ou this subject has beeu carried  too far, interfering with individual  liberty to an "extent-urilciiovvn "in-any-  other country under the British flag.  That this association be called the  Canadian Rational Sunday League,  and that its declared objects be : To  promote rational Sunday recreation,  to secure the opening of picture galleries, museums and reading rooms on  Sundays, to provide music on Sunday  afternoons in the parks or other convenient places, to obtain legislation  allowing'a charge to be made for popular Sunday lectures or concerts, and  to oppose restrictive legislation regarding Sunday observance."  This fact has been fully established by  actual experience. If, therefore, you  feel you are not in first-class shape  physically, do not fail to take a course  of FERROL at once. It contains Cod  Liver Oil, Iron and Phosphorus���just  what you need, it is easy to take, never  fails, and you  ** Know  What You Take"  White Bros.. Red Cross Pharmacy  Druggists and Opticians.    GYeenwootJ  i  ;  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.  HAY, GRAIN AND FEED STORE  Chopped Feed,   Hay  and  Grain.  Liyery Phone 19. Feed Store Phone 124  | GEO. H. CROPLEY,  Proprietor,  ���<~X"X--<">x��:-"'X-><-^^^  Send in your spring orders.  ���*-V*H/.��  Box 255, Greenwood.  Shop Government street.  EDITORIAL NOTES  A government-owned coal mine  would keep the price down and  the supply sure.  WEST LOOMS UP  For how aud why men become  Socialists read the story of the  management of coal mines.  general that  The   opinion   is  Boundary Creek   is   booked  very high water this spring.  for  Wherever he goes Editor Stead  stibs the people who hear him by  his blunt independent utterances.  How are you getting on with,  the spring clean-up ? Some day  the city will do it for you and you  will pay the bill.  Long-headed men buy laud in  British Columbia, and the,, longest-headed buy it in the Kettle  Valley west of Midway.  The business magnitude of the west  is becoming of greater and greater importance every day iu the regard of the  east.. The fact that ihe business situation is keeping in advance of the  development of transportation facilities  is an evidence of the great possibilities  of the country. The transportation  problem really is the problem0 of the  country, the solution of which probably  is of greater importance than any other  phase of western life. It is to the  material interest of the west that the  righting of this question' be facilitated  with all all possible dispatch so the  business may not be impeded by lack  of means of transportation."���The  Commercial.  A REMNANT COUNTER BARGAIN  Old Skinflint, although  he had plenty,  Was. on driving good trades so intent,  he  Wed a saleslady who  Was, in fact, thirty-two,  Just because Ehe waa marked down to  twentyl  ���Nixon Waterman in Broadway Magazine.  j at storms -   /X'r^  dont confine. ^K  yourself _7^&^',/sl'/,  indoors  PROV1D  FOR YOUR  BODILY  COMFORT  by wearing  WATERPROOF  OILED CLOTHING  QLACI,  OH YELLOW  Every Garment  Guaranteed  Good enouqli to last yaars  j       Low m Price  MINERAL ACT.  iCertificate ol Improvements.  NOTICK.  "Ruby" Mineral Claim, situate  in  the Green  wood   Miuiii****-   Division   of   Valir  Uistrict.  Where located:    In Kimberly Cam;).  npAKE NOTICE that I, Isaac N. Hallett, as  ���* aireut for Edward l��ope, Free Miner's  Certificate Xo. 152114. intend fiixtydays front the  date hereof, to apply to the Miitinjf Kecorder  for a Certificate of Improvements for the purpose of obtaining-a Crown Crautof theabove  claim.  And further take notice that action under section 37, must be commenced before the issuance  of such Certificate of Improvements.  Daled this 5th day of March, A.D.1W7.     26-34  I. II. LALLETT.  MINERAL, ACT  certificate of Improvements  NOTICE.  ADMIRAL   DEWEY    MINERAL    CLAIM,  situate hi the  Greenwood   Mining-  Division  of Vale  District.   Where   located:     Camp  McKinnev.  ���TAKE  NOTICE that I. AY. G. Gaunce. aa  aireut for myself  Free Miner's Certificate No.  B2163, W. M. Law, Free Miner's Certificate No.  B2040, G. O. Guise, Free Miner's Certificate No.  119502(). Neil Lamont, Free  Miner's  Certificate  No. U6542, tV. E- Yunkin. Free Miner's Certificate   No.   B93107.   and   C.   E.   Hamilton. Free  Miner's Certilicate   No.   S93104, intend,   sixty  days   from the   date-hereof,   to   apply  to the  Minim: Recorder   for  Certificates of Improvements, for tbe purpose of obtaining a Crown  Grant of the above claim.  And farther take notice that action, nnder  section  37.   mnst be   commenced   before   the  issuance of such Certificates of Improvements.  Dated this 11th dav of March, A. D.1907.  28-30 " W. G. GAUNCE  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.  Patrouize home industry by insisting on having  "ELKHORf BOTTLED BEER  TEL. 13S  *  ty  ty  +  ty  ty  ty  *  ty  ty  I  . *  IDlectric 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  4*  ty  ty  ty  ty  ty  tttytymf  tyH  rjvV^V,^  PHONE NO. 20  FOR-  OOOOCKJOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOO  6  jRAvILWAYl  REDUCED RATES  Atlantic Seaboard  TO  KOOTENAY  POINTS  Effective for Trans-Atlantic  passengers arriving on or  subSequnr to April ?.6th.  COLONIST RATES  O From Points Ontario, Quebec,  Maritime Provinces, St. Paul,  Chicago aud the UnitedStates.  On sale daily till 30th April.  Send for your   friends   while  the rates are low.  For further particulars, rates  and folders, apply to,  E. J. COYLE.  J. S- CARTER,  A.G.P.A.Vanconver        ij.P.A.Nelson  E.'* H.   REDPATH,   AGENT  GREENWOOD,  V  OOOOOOCOOtivoOOOOOOOOOOOOOO  Rheumatic Pains Relieved-  B. F. Crocker, Esq., now 84 years of  age, and for twenty years -justice of  the peace at Martinsburg, Iowa, snys:  "I am terribly afflicted with sciatic  rheumatism in my left arm and right  hip. I have used three bottles of  Chamberlain's- Pain Balm and it did  me lots of good." For sale by all  druggists.  CHOICE BEEF, PORK AND MUTTON  FRESH FISH    FINNAN HADDIE  SALT HERRING  NT0NPTEAT  Copper Street  e  r��  Tea  Coffee  Spices  and Extracts  [Received Highest Award  Dominion Exhibition 1906  fimmiu  INBSOR  TEL,  ERNEST J. CARTIER, Proprietor.  Finest Furnished House in the Boundary  Steam 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.  FIRST-CLASS CAFE, OPEN DAY AND NIGHT fgriWTiTWJTlm'���  '*���'���;��� >/-'  f-ii {���&������  I.  >So  ���BaasroatEssE^s-aEsma^^  B***!S5GEEa^HS��in2H!E!B3a-^^  ���~~>*����^a"Ia"ia!,22,  ')',-fTa"3rtt-*,,'r*'  J  Is under the management of Greig and  Morrison. The rooms are comfortably'  furnished, and the bar contains the best  brands of wines, liquors and ["cigars in  the city.  Copper St.  Greenwood  xrmrKnrmas!lfmaam��9'mTw'mJ"  i*3a,i,*a*a*'*ja'gBn33gM-tM^^  II Flues  Turnoufs in lie  HI  DRAYING --We Can Move Anything  a      %**/Q  = PROPRIETOR'  BBssB^aiss^EB^si^s^sisE^aaasffi  vsmBEffiiBBsgzmm  Wc have them from S10 up. 1906 leaves us with three  good drop head machines that we had to take.hack and  which v.-e are offering- at reduced prices. Call and see  them at once, as we.have only three left; S3 a month  takes a new drop head Singer or Wheeler & Wil'suu, the  two best machines on the' market today.  Gopper Street.  Greenwood, B. C.  ..OS  Why we are turning out more Job  Printing than any other office in the  Boundary Country. Big claim isan't it?  FinestClAssortment of Types and Materials,  More and Better Presses,   NeverSubstitutingGheap SIock*,   Employing only the best Mechanics,  Work Delivered when Promised.  Reason  THE  BOUNDARY CREEK  TIMES, LTD.  irni jLia iiiiiXFiTf-T^^TT"***'" i^'"'* f iraw  tfrnmrnnwrovrnm'  COLUMBIAN COLLEGE  New Westminster. B. C.  ^'^^zz!^^^i:fp^^s^^f^^~^'^^--^?^'~'^-  Receives both ladies and fjeiitlemcii as resident or day students. Has a complete business  or commercial conTse. Prepares students to  train teachers' certificates of all grades. G've^  tbe lour years' course for the B. A. decree, and  the first "vear of the of tbe School of Science  course, in affiliation with Toronto University,  lias a special "Prospectors' Course" for miners  who work in B. C. - ,    .    , ,  Instruction is also given in Art, Mus'c^'uys-  " ical Cultureand Elocution. .  .   Term opens September 17.1W". For calendar,  etc., address        ' COLUMUIAXCOLIjETSE  A  ^MM$��  &3=-3��  Lord Grey spoke at the International,-  Peace Conference in New York.  A statue of the late Lord Salisbury  is to be erected within the walls of the  Foreign Office, where so many of his  triumphs were achieved. Lord Salisbury was the head of the Foreign  Office during four Parliaments. -  Hon. John Charlton, of Lynedock,  Ont., was married last week to Miss  Cora Janet Owen. Mr. Charlton was  born in 1829, and for many years was  one of the most prominent among- the  Liberal members of the Canadian  House.  McRAE BROS. & SMITH. LIMITED  NOTICE Ts hereby jfiven, that three months  from the date hereof, the Company here  toforc bearintr the name JIcRae Bros, cfc Smith,  Limited, will apply to the Lieutenant-Governor  in Council for an order changing its name to  JIcRae Bros., Limited.  Dated at Greenwood, B. C, this 9th day of  February, A. D. 1907.  ARTHUR M. WHITESIDE,  24-36 Solicitor for the said Company.C  ���Synopslsof Canadian Homestead  Regulations.  ANY available Dominion Lauds within the  Railway Belt in British Columbia, maybe homesteaded by any person who Is the sole  head of a family, or any male over IS years of  a(fe, to the extent of one-quarter section of 160  acres, more or less.  Entry must be made personally at the local  land ofiice for the district in which the land Is  situate.  The homesteader is required to perform tbe  conditions connected therewith uuder oue of  the following* plans:       *  ���  ���  (1) At least six months' residence upon and  cultivation of the land in each year for throe  years.  (2) If the father (or mother, if the fathers  deceased), of tbe homesteader resides upon a  farm in this vicinity of the land entered for, the  requirements as to residence may be satisfied  by such person residing with the father or  mother,  (3 If the settler has his permanent residence  upou farming* land owned by him in 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 (riven  to the Commissioner of Dominion Lands at  Ottawa of intention to apply for patent.  Coal lands may be purchased at $10 per acre  for soft coal and S2Q for anthracite. Not mora  thau 320 acres can be acquired by oue individual or compauv. Royalty at tne rate of ten  cents per ton of 2,00 poundjs shall be collected  on the gross output.  W. W. CORY,  Deputy of the Minister of the Interior  N.B.���-Unauthorized publication  of this ad  vertisement v.'ill not be paid for. 32-59  Mr. William A. Galliher, M. P. for  Kootenay in the House of Commons,  was married in Detroit on the 17th  inst. to Miss Louisa Brown, daughter  of the late Charles Brown, who for  many years conducted a livery business on Roark street, Toronto. .  Thomas Longboat, the Indian runner, of Toronto, Canada, today broke  the record for the Boston Athletic association 25-mile Marathon road race  from Ashland to Boston, and defeated  a field of 114 runners after the most  closely contested race since the event  was inaugurated, in 1897.  Longboat covered the distance in 2  hours 24 minutes 20 4-5 seconds, this  being 5 minutes 2 4 5 seconds faster  than the previous record, which was  established in 1901 by J. J. Caffrey of  Hamilton, Ont.  Robert Fowler of the Cambridgeport  Gymnasium   association  finished second, also within   the previous  record  His   time   was   2   hours    27   minutes  54 4-5 seconds.  John J. Hays, St. Bartholomew's club  abuse*,  to the detriment   of  minority  stockholders.  The unlimited assessment feature,  which is for emergency only, is desirable in any company, whether mining  or otherwise. As a life-boat on board  the steamer may be the means of saving passengers, or the vested power to  negotiate a loan of a few thousand  dollars may save from failure a man-  facturing or commercial enterprise, so  should the power to levy a limited assessment save a mining company at  some possible point in its career, un-  forseen by the original promotors. A  limited assessment feature provides  protection to the interests of all stockholders, with deteriment to none.  In its-last analysis the success of any  mining company largely, depends on  the management, in either condition.  It would seem to be a more reasonable  theory for incorporators to provide  some elasticity for the future legitimate operations of a company.  It is no proof either way that because a stock is assessable it is sure  eventually to make a paying mine,  (though the chances are in its favor),  nor because a stock is non-assessable  that the mine will fail. There are  more successes- among mining companies which have levied assessments  when needed, than among companies  in which this has been impossible. So  well is this fact recognized in the older  mining districts, that some of the  states have passed laws prohibiting  the forming of mining companies with  the non-assessable feature, hence more  divideud payers have been opened up  than ever before.  Summing up, it would seem to be an  evidence of foresight and good management, for mining companies to provide themselves with the limited assessment feature when incorporating  (say for 10 to 30 per cent of par), not  with the idea of using it, simply as an  emergency clause, just as fire insurance is to the merchant. As such it  would be of benefit to all should the  occasion ever arise.  New York,   was  third,  minutes 38 3-5 seconds.'  in 2 hours 30  Mr. Aylesworth amply demonstrated  in his magnificent reply to Mr. Foster  on Wednesday that he is fit to rank  with the greatest Parliamentarians  who have stood iu that Chamber.  There was every temptation to make a  rancorous party speech, but instead of  that the House heard an address marked with the calmness and precision of  a judicial utterance. No fair-minded  opponent could say 'that there was an  attempt to press the facts too far. Indeed,^ presentation of the facts 'in  lucid order was the scope of it. They,  were placed side by side, one after another, until they stood like a British  square���unbreakable. It was a speech  which which those who heard.it will  ii ever'forget ��� for its calm force, ease,  and completeness. ��� If ever a few occupants of the Opposition benches  thought they could howl such a man  out of parliament they have probably  by this time discovered -their mistake.  ���Globe.  SHE'D NOTICEl!) IT  "Look here," said the husband.  "You musn't complain that way. Remember, at least, that I have to foot  the bills."  "Yes, you foot them." retorted  ���wife. "You kick at every single  of them."  the  one  ASSESSABLE OR NOT  On the subject of the merits of assessable ��� or. non-assessable mining  stocks, M. E. Day is of Butte, contributes the following to the Mining  World :  In even a limited discussion of this  subject, we should endeavor to Iree our  McGill university has had two fires  recently, both of unknown origin.  The damage is estimated at half a  million dollars.  It is reported that the Great Northern Railway is to build an S00 foot  wharf on the Fraser River at Westminister and to make that place the  home port for a fleet of Alaska steam-  ersr   The first train from Edmonton over.f  the C. N. R. in twelve days pulled into  Winnipeg recently.    The  passengers  tell many tales of trying experiences  and often privations.  J. Chesholm, mayor of Battleford,  who left there on a special train some  time ago to undergo an operation for  appendicitis at \vinnipeg, but whose  train was stalled, necessitating the  operation tn a drug store at Warman  village, succumbed to the effects.  The New Brunswick Legislature has  placed itself on record as being in  favor of having the Canadian ensign  float over the school houses of the provinces during the school hours. The  Board of Education was recommended  to take the matter up with the secretaries of school boards and was empowered to appropriate a reasonable  sum to assist in purchasing flags in  cases where school boards are not  willing to bear the whole cost.  minds from prejudice, and get down to  the business aspect of ihe matter, with  a view of arriving at correct conclusions. ��  We know that the term "non-assessable'' sounds good to many j-eople accustomed to regard it as a highly desirable feature of mining stock, and  its popularity has been abused occasionally by unworthy mining companies, which use it as "bait" for their  stoclfi-selling operations. It is also  being used by meritorious companies.  Statistics show that the non-assessable  feature is responsible for tlie closing  down and failure of more mines and  companies than all other causes combined; but who ever heard of a genuine  "wild-cat" starting out deliberately  with assessable stock? h  It often happens hi case ot a worthy  "prospect," that stock has been sold  too cheap to complete dcve!opment to  the dividend stage. Ore may have  been found, but the treasury depleted  by the operations necessary to reach  that point; a few paltry assessments  might have enabled the progress to be  made, in a very short while, to where  dividends would be easily possible.  When a company has. been incorporated as non-assessablei and the ^stock  is sold as such, it is impossible, in  practice, afterwards to obtain -the  necessary unanimous cousent of stockholders to a reorganization on an assessable basis, even to protect their  original investment.  Ordinarily the mine is then closed  down, and all investors are compelled  to suffer pecuniary loss. On the other  hand, where the power to assess is unlimited amount at any aud all times is  vested in a company, it is not always  just to the small stockholder, who is  compelled to pay his share without  having voice in the expenditure of the  money. This may be said to constitute  a temptation whereby unlimited power  in some cases, might  be   subject   to  BRITISH COLUMBIA  In his recent assay ou the subject "Is  British Columbia as rich potentially as  the other Provinces of the Dominion"  Ex-governor Mackintosh presents an  admirable argument. One list of  figures given struck,us very forcibly,  and which we subjoin :  "Many may be inclined to question  the correctness of the above statement.  If so, the most sceptical would be convinced by a careful examination of the  tabulated statements and. diagrams,  contained in the last census. These  figures prove beyond cavil, for notwithstanding the fact that British Columbia has been unjustly treated, and  at times unfairly handicapped, her  population, per capita, is richer than  those of, the other provinces. Here is  the proof:  (1)  Value of Land and Houses, per  Occupan,t.  British Columbia $5 484  Manitoba  4 703  Territories  3 3S0  Ontario ���.  4 963  Other provinces (average)  2 000  (2)  Production per Farm.  British Columbia $1 047  Territories      '562  Manitoba      735  Ontario....  1 040  Quebec      633  Other provinces (average)      400  In the following for the purpose of  brevity, only the highest and lowest  figures are given:  (-3)  Production per Lot.  British Columbia S     555  Territories  2 061  Ontario  1 105  (4)  Income from Mines,  Forests,   Farms  and Factories, per Head.  British Columbia .' S     290  Ontario '.      219  Prince Edward Island        62  (5)  Fisheries, Per Head.  British Columbia .' $25 45  Nova Scotia  15 82  Ontario        51  (6)  Production of Mines Per Head.  British Columbia S82 13  Nova Scotia  19 70  Prince Edward Island        51  (7)  Forests of Canada, Per Head.  British Columbia.... S15 90  Ontario      9 90  Prince Edward Island  2-77  (��)  Production of Factories, Per Head  British Columbia ...$135 50  Ontario  130 92  Territories     10 95  It is understood that an arrangement has been readied between Canada and Britain whereby British newspapers and periodicals v.-ill come to  Canada under greatly reduced rates.  Postmaster-General Lemieux will likely give the details of the agreement to  parliament and the country at once.  The decision reached at the congress  in Rome to carry letters of one- ounce  instead of half an ounce for two cents  from Canada to Britain will take effect  at once instead of in October as previously arranged.  The question of establishing uninterrupted communication between  Prince Edward Island and the mainland by means of a tunnel under Northumberland Straits has been a fruitful  topic of discussion during the present  session of Parliament. Some light  is thrown on the subject by a report  made to the Department of Marine last  year by Mr.' Eugene D. Lafleur, chief  engineer of the Department of Public  Works, and Mr. A. St. Laurent, assistant engineer. According to their report, based principally on surveys and  soundings made at the request of the  Government in 1892 by Sir Douglas  Fox and Mr. A. W. Palmer of the Institute of Civil Engineers, the estimated cost of, the proposed tunnel is SIS,-  045,000- It is admitted, however, that  this is but an approximate estimate.  Other estimates of cost have placed  the amount required to construct the  tunnel at anywhere between nine million and forty millions. The- tunnel  proposed in the survey of 1892 would  be seven and a half miles long and  would reach a depth of 150 feet below  the water level. If the funds were  available Messrs. Lafleur and St.  Laurent say the construction of the  tunnel is feasible, there being no insurmountable engineering difficulties  to overcome.  Though Port Arthur is expecting  much from its silver and copper mines,  it expects more from the opening of  the enormous beds of iron ores adjacent to the town.  ForClfTFCUWEHS  JPot Plants, Bouquets, Etc.,  Write or phone  FRACHE BROS., Columbia, B. (  Funeral designs of every description.  A CHANGE WANTED  Iu the recent labor enquiry at Victoria one of the witnesses, a laboring  man from Wales, and in the country a  year said :  "When he -went to the Dominion  Government agent at Cardiff, who  told him of condition at Fort William,  Winnipeg and other places. On inquiring about British Columbia, however, he was told, "We don't want you  in British Columbia, we want you in  the prairies."  Now we would like to ask what right  the government agent has to say what  "we" want. "We" is the people of  Canada who pay his bills and not the  man who merely acts as spokesman  for that people. We presume that the  statement made is correct and if so the  government of Canada better get another agent, or the present one better  learn to know his place.  BY   TRADING  WITH   US  FROM 25 TO  SO PER CENT.  SAVED OnOUR GROCERY HILLS  We sell at retail at lowest wholesale  prices. Hotel and boardinghousc keepers, farmers, miners ami lumbermen  will find it to their advantage to investigate us.  WE PAY  THE  FREIGHT  to any railway station in British  Columbia. Wk oxr.v handi.k i-ikst  class and purr goods. We guarantee prompt delivery. No order too  small, none too large. Write fok  ouk price list. IT IS FREE. Be  convinced that you  can save money.  NORTHWESTERN    SUPPLY    HOUSE  259-261 Stanley St., WINNIPEG, Man.  MINERAL ACT, 1896.  Certificate of Improvements.  NOTICE.  Commander'* Mineral Claim, situate in the  Greenwood Mininir Divi.-hm of Vale Histric!.  Where located:   In Copper Camp.  AKE  NOTICE  That I.   Isaac   II. Hallett.  T  sixty days from tlie (late hereof, to apply to  tbe Mi-mu;*r Recorder tor a Certificate, of Improvements for the purpose of obtaining a  Crown Oram of our interest in the above claim.  And further take notice that action under  section 37, must be commenced before the is-  nance of such certificate of improvements.  Dated this H<th dav of April. 1907.  33-37 I. H. UAU.TCTT.  J--  ,' ''��       .0]  ��� Do you know there is big money in raising poultry? Do  you know there is more money in running a good incubator  than in almost anything else you can do for the amount of  time and trouble it takes? Do you know my incubator will  pay you a bigger profit than any other thing you can have  on your place?  Well, all these things are true, and* I can prove it.  Thousands of people all over Canada have proved it every  year for the last five years.  I want to quote you a price on rny Chatham Incubator,  ���sold ON TIME.   I want to send you my Chatham book.  This incubator, book is-/ree~ I'll send it to you for just a  postal card.   It tolls you a lot you ought to know about the  Poultry business���-it tells you how to make money out of  s& chickens-it tells you how my Chatham Inoubator will make  gjyou viore money than: you can make with hens���far more,  artd with less trouble.  This book tells you how my Incubators are made-why they are  the best ever invented���and why I sell them ON TIME and on a  5-Year Guarantee. '"*���  My Company has been in business in Canada for over 50 years.  We are one of the largest wood-working factories in the country.  We also operate,a large factory at Detroit, Mich. We have the Incubator and Brooder business down to a science. *���! ' ��� ' '  Chatham Incubators and Brooders will make you money, for a  Chatham Incubator will hatch a live, healthv chicken out of every  fertile egg put into it, in 21 days. "        -  Will you write for my book  today? Do it now while you think  of it. Just say on a postal "Please  send pie your Incubator Book"���  that's all. Address me personally.  Manson Campbell  Picdclent  Tho Manson Campbell Co., Ltd.  Dept. , Chatham, Ont.  NOTIi ���I enrry ltirire stocks and  ship promptly from branch houses at  Calgary, Alta.. .Montreal. Que.: Bran  don. Mnn.: Halifax, N. S . Victoria,  B. C��� and factory at Chatham.  'wi&eS&i'..  '&  MINERAL ACT,  Certificate of Improvements.]  NOTICE.  MONTANA MINEKAT, CI/AIM, situate in  the Greenwood Mining Division of Yale  District. -Where located: In Arlington  Camp aud adjoiuin*,' the Arliiicloit Mineral  Claim.  TAKK NOTICE thai I,. William Lindsay  Carneific Gordon Free Miner's Certilicate No.  111931 intend, sixty clays from the date hereof,  to apply* to the Mi'iiiiif,'Recorder for a Certilicate  of Improvements for the purpose of oblain-  iiii��r -ft Crown Grant of the above claim,  And fiutlti'i' take notice that action, under  section 37, must be commenced before the issuance of such Certificateof Improvement's.  Dated this (.tit day of March, A. D. 1007. 2S-3&  WILLIAM L. C. GORDON  THE  MINERAL ACT  Certificate of Improvements  NOTICl**;  "Eell Flower" Mineral Claim, situate in the  Greenwood Mininir Division of YaleDistrict.  Where located:   In Loiifr Lake Camp  TAKK NOTICE that I, Isaac II. Hallett,  as aifelil for Spencer Beiiennaii, Free  Miner's Certificate No. lJ2l22,iiueud, sixty days  from the date hereof, to apply to the Minimi  Recorder for a Certilicale of Improvements, for  the prrpose of obtaining a Crown Grant of  their interests in the above claim.  And further take nolice that action, tinder  section 37, must be commenced before the issuance of such certificate of improvements.  Dated this 31st day ot December, A.D. 1900.  21-30 I. II. HALLETT.  mj^^^^^m^w^m^ei^s^^ism  HANDBOOK  (New edition issued Nov. 15, 1906)  Is a dozen books in one, covering- Ihe  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 iu any branch of the Copper  Inductry.  Its facts "will pass muster with the  trained scientists, and its language is  easily understood by the everyday man.  It gives the plain facts iu plaiu 13ng-  'ish 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 aud the metal.  The Investor needs the book for the  facts it gives him about mining, mining investments aud copper statistics.-  Hundred of swindling companies are  exposed in plain English.  Price is S5 in Buckram with gilt top;  S7.50 in full library morocco. Will be  sent, fully prepaid, on approval, to any  address ordered, and may be returned  within a week of receipt if not found  fully satisfactory.  HORACE J. STEVENS  Editor and Publisher.  453_Postoffice Block, Houghton,  Michigan.  OUR GUARANTEE:  NO PAY UNLESS CURED  B  When You Need a Spe- ||  cialist, Consult One of  Wide Experience.  ^ Wo ��re jn��t new completing our tnen.  tioth year an npccialitt*! in men'* disease*.  During thete ye*rm. of close application to  a siui;lc ci*i*�� ol ailment* we have orii;in-  ntcJ and perfected the only scientific and  certain method* by which thcic Oikcases arc  cured, if tve accept your case for treatment, a cure iw but ft matter of a reasonable  time.  Wo -suarantoo every man tx Ilfolone  euro for Varicocolo, Hydrocele. Urethra! Obstructions, Blood and Skin Diseases, Prostatic Troubles, Piles, F!s-  t'-iia, Loss of Vital Power, Kidney,  Bladder and Special Dlsoaser. We  especially offer our services' to those  who aro afflicted with weakness as a  result of their own follies or oxcosses.  -" Our methods aro up-to-date, s-nd  aro endorsed by the highest medical  authorities of Kuroco and America,  Hcnco our success In the troatment of  Ken's Diseases. Remember, our specialty is Umitod to tho diseases of MEN  and MEN only.  Wo cover the entire flald of norvous,  chronic, deep-seatod and complicated  diseases.  CONSULTATION FREE.  If you cannot call, write for Symptom Blank.  Many canes can be cured *t home. All correspondence confidential.  MINERAL ACT.  Certificate oi Improvements.  NOTICE.  "Mable   Fractional" Mineral Claim, situate in  ��� tilO-\ri"iH-ii wOO*T -lullllug Divisiutl uf "Yiiie Dl5---  trict.   When: located:   In Greenwood  Camp.  TAKK NOTICE 'iial I, Isaac H. Hallett,  ac Atrent for John Mulligan, Free Miner's Certificate N'o. B2021, intend, sixty days  from tlie date hereof, to apply to the Minintr  Kccorder" for a Certilicate of Improvements,  for the juiruoscof obtaining a Crown Giant of  theabove claim.  And  further take notice that action, under  section 37, must lie commenced  before the  issuance of such Ccrtificite of Improvements.  Dated this 31ts dav of December, A  D. 1906.  21-30 I. II. HAI/LETT.  Certificate of tlie Registration of an  Extra-Provincial Company.  "Comi'anii.s Act. ls>97."'  SCOTT  MEDICAL COMPANY  103 Marion St, Cor. Firs! At��.,  SEATTLE, WASH.  ^jM^*K��8Bg��miag^^  Ai iitfiiMi i mi  [ UKRKUV CEKTIFY that the "Fremont  S Mininir Company, I.iuiitcd." has tins ilay  tirCu rtvisteivd as ait Kxtra-Provincin!. Coni-  p:niy under the "Companies Act, 18W tn carry  ��� iiit "i>i* ,'liw.t' all or any of the objects of thi-  (.Miiip'Hiy 1" *.v!ih-|i tin? li'irislative authority ot  Hi.- l.ivi'il.'ituriMit Uritish LVIiimliia extends.  Tin- head ollice >if the Conipa.iy is situate ��t  tin- City nf Spunaile. County of Spokane, State  of Was'iiinirtoti, U. S. A.  Tin? -luioutit of the capital of th<? Company is  lure,? hundred and seventy-five thousand dol-  lM*s. divided lUto one million live hundred  Ihoti'-.iir.l shares of twenty live cents each,  The head oHice of the Company in this I'ro-  viuceissitiiite.it C.raitd Forks, and Charles  .'.;. ICint-'sioii. Physician, whose address i--  (;r:md Forks, 1;. C., is the attorney fur ihe  Company. .  The tiiue of the existence of the Company is  fifty years from the 7th day of  November. i'W**,.  The Company is .specially limited umler  nectiou 50 oijthe above Act.  Given   under my  hand and   seal of oftice at  Victoria,   Province of  Uritish  Columbia. Uii~  lltli ii;<y of March, one thousand  nine hundred  and -seven. o  il.. s.) S, Y. WOOTTO.V,  Registrar of Joint Stock Companies  The objects for which said CoLnpauy has  been established and registered are: ���  To work, ujierate. buy. sell, lease, locate.  acjuir-j, procure, hold and deal in mines, metals  and mini.ra! claims of every kind and description within the. Province of Uritish Columbia  and elsewhere; to carry-.on and conduct :i  ,^*>.'!H:r.il 111111:11^. siiieitinir and reduction; business: to purclir.se. acijuire. hold, erect and  operate electric anil power plants for the p.ir-  pn?e "T minimr-and treatiiitr ores, and ior the  pui'is^e of crc;itiM;r poAerand furnisliinirlit*"ht'-  neeijed iu ,-'r!'l inci'ler't 10 the Company's ��� usi-  ness and minis**.'." 10 bond, buy. sell, leas,-,  locate and hold ditches, ilumns and water rights:  lu conduct, lease, huv, sell, bn':ld or o|>erate  railroad--, ferries, tramways or other ways 01  :rau-d��'>riatiou for transporting ores, mining  run! oilier materials: to own, bond, buy, sell,  lease and locate limber and timber claims,acil  !ina:iy to do everything* consistent, proper,  convenient and reijuisite for the carrying on of  the objects und purposes oforesaid in their  fullest and broadest sense, within the territory  aforesaid. 2^-32 ^^immm^^^^mmfmm&m^mm  READY FOR USE WITH THE ADDITION  OF COLD WATER  'DECOTINT is made in IS delicate iones and popular  shades, also white, and. is prepared for use instantly by the addition-of cold water and thorough stirring.  DECOTINT is especially clear in tone and thoroughly  sanitary. It is readily prepared and easily applied and gives an artisticVfinish without a prominent gloss to reflect a glaring light.  DECOTINT, unlike kalsomines, does uot rub oflVon the  clothing and on account of its moderate cost permits pf frequent changes in^interior color schemes  at very little expense.  SHERWIN-WILLIAMS  It  PREPARED  Made to Paint Buildings With Outside and  Inside.  costs less per job and wears longer than any other  paint, either ready prepared or mixed by hand.  J  Dr. Mathison,  block.  dentist,  *Nbden-Flood  May  24th and 25th  the Eig Celebration.  are the dates of  ���*^��^- The  Russell-Law-Caulfie  ��� These are  tax days.  "dog- days",  that  is dog  Dr. Gordon of Phoenix was a Greenwood visitor on Monday last.  Ralph Smailes arrived in town from  Seattle on Monday evening's stag-e.  Dr. Simmons, dentist, Phone 96  Wallace-Miller Block, open evening's.  Call  at  the  Greenwood  Bakery  New England bread.  for  A new restaurant has been opened in  the old Commercial hotel on Copper  street. *'  H. H. Shallenberger is againin town  hurrying- work at the Deadwood properties. ''.**���  Spend an enjoyable evening at the  B. C. Hotel next Wednesday evening-,  May 1st.  A. t/. White has been making* some  nice improvements to his house and  grounds.       -  Jess Alexander, cook at the Norden,  was taken to the hospital Monday  morning.  ^  Hard  ware  Furnishings  Groc  eries  97  PIECE  DINNER  SETS  Glassware Sale  on  Next week  TERMS OF SALE CASH  Formerly sold at $8.25...... ...-.Sale Price $6.50  Formerly sold at $11,50...............Sale Price $9.45  Formerly sold at S13.25..............Sale Price $10.90  Formerly sold at $15.00...-...........Sale Price $12.30  Date of Sale April.30.  A. L. White & Co.,  sessnsi3ssi  ���***��**>;��*#*#��*#��**#��<ftt#��$*H&*<��**��*^  DEALERS IN  Tresb and Cured .meats  Fisb-atul-  ���a  ���a  ��  Mr. and Mrs, J.  giving a dance in  Friday evening.  13.  McAllister are  Miller's Hall next  Spencer Bennermau has left  Cobalt to prospect that district  some Greenwood people.  for  for  Stanley G. Jewctt, Inspector for the  Mainland Fire Underwriters' Association was a visitor this week.  Sidney Oliver has purchased some  very fine lots west of Boundary Creek  near the old electric light station.  T. Thomas, merchant tailor, has had  some maiked improvements made in  his place of business on Copper St.  Everything keeps climbing these  days���the price of rents, fuel, provisions, everything.   And wages too.  George PI. Williams has returned to  Greenwood and will assist' Manager  Thomas at the Boundary Falls plant.  Geo. R. Naden, M, P. P. returned  from Victoria on Monday for a short  stay before going north for the summer.  J. A. Devlin has purchased the  Drennan farm west of Midway aud is  going to prospect it for timothy aud  spuds.    Capt. Swayne has sold out his interest in the Greenwood bakery which  will hereafter be conducted by Messrs.  Cowic and Jackson.  Jos. Gagnon who had been ill for  some time in the Sisters' Hospital died  on Saturday night and was buried by  Gulley & Co. on Wednesday.  Mayor Guise of Westbridge who has  been doing a rushing hotel and  merchandise business during the winter  was a Greenwood visitor last Saturday  Baird Bubar, the ore contractor between Beaverdell and Midway was in  Greenwood last Saturday. Mr. Bubar  handles the Sally and Duncan ore output.    Hugh McKee has returned to Greenwood looking well after a profitable  winter's campaign in the log business  bn_ Kettle River���some distance-above  Westbridge.  Mr. A. W, English who has been one  of our prominent citizens- for years,  has left Greenwood to accept a lucrative position in Cobalt" Mrs. English  and family will }oin him there later.  Next Wednesday evening an entertainment will be given at the B. C.  Hotel in the interest of, St.. Jude's  church. Music, singing, dancing and  cards will be features of the occasion.  Hugh McKay, Thos. King, Al. Falconer and Benj. Petersen of Beaverdell left on Wednesday's C. P. R. for  Vancouver where they take boat up  the Skeena River for Bulkley Valley.  Some day they'll wander back again.  Get in line. Wall paper selling fast.  Get the latest and the best from Coles  & Frith. .    33-34  'Jas. Cunningham who  wintering in the east has  the Boundary.  has   been  returned to  Don't forget the  ment at the B. C.  evening, May 1st.  Social   entertain-  Hotel, Wednesday  THE ORE TRAIN  The   Copper   World    Extension  Okanagan is looking up.  A great ore body has been proven on  the Trinity Gold aud Silver company's  group.  Elmor Collyer of Beaverdell has been  takine" a lay-off and of course came to  Greenwood.  David Bannerman for years one of  our most enterprising citizens, and  who some months ago removed to  Victoria was a visitor in town this  week. Mr. Bannerman's prosperous  appearance confirms the report that he  is making lots of money in the capital  city.  Manager Proctor, of the Bank of  Montreal, made a business trip to  Nelson this week.  Dr. Foster is off to the coast for a  short vacation. Dr. Newcombe of  Midway will look after his practice  while absent.  You aud your friends are cordially  invited to attend the social entertainment at the B. C. Hotel Wednesday  evening. May 1st.  Mr. J. T. Beattie who has been acting manager of the local branch of  the Bank of Commerce has been permanently appointed to the position.  The ore shoot on the 900 foot level of  the' Rambler-Cariboo has beeu tapped,  which accounts fer the rise in the stock  the past few days. There was no information about the extent of the ore,  but it was reported to be even richer  that the ore on the 800 foot level, which  assayed in some instances, 200 ounces  in silver and 70 per cent lead.  >   For strictly Fresh Groceries and all kinds of Fruit   ��  ing up  To clear out our stock of Shoes we have put on sale  all our  Currie While has returned from a  very pleasant trip to the coast, looking  much better for his well-earned rest.  Mrs. White will not return until sometime later.  When ' the strike is over in the coal  fields just watch the Boundary boom  as never before. The ore is coining up,  the matte is coining out and big prices  for the brown stuff are coming in.  Enlargements aud improvements are  planned for the Fouudary at the South  end. A machine shop will be added  and capital is in sight to make the  works an important industry for the  town.  Rev. T." J. Robinson, M. A,, of  Rossland, will exchange pulpits with  Rev. M. D. McKee on Sabbath next.  Mr. Robinson will also conduct the  service at the Mother Lode mine Sabbath afternoon 3 p. m.  Mike Kane of Phoenix, worn out  with the stress of the high altitude and  the pressure of business is recuperating'  in the salubrious atmosphere of Greenwood. A few days here has made a  new man of Mike, although the old  one was a fair specimen.  We are pleased to observe that James  W. Grier who has been instrumental  in bringing our contemporary^ the  Ledge, to its present nourishing condition has purchased the entire property. The present owner of the Ledge  is a newspaper man and we are sure  the paper will maintain its present  standard.  Articles of incorporation were filed  yesterday in the office of the county  auditor by the Grant Consolidated Copper Mining company. It is organized  to ��operate claims in the United States,  Mexico and Canada, and is capitalized  at $1,650,000.  The business of the corporation will  be governed by a board of three directors, those chosen until the first  election being John Brown, J, A. McLean and George A. McLeod^ all residents of Spokane.  The Washington & Great Northern  Railway company is building a one-  mile spur running south from Boyd's  station, six miles north of Marcus, to  connect with the end of the wire tramway extending across the Kettle river  from the Napoleon mine, on the Ferry  county side of the river. - The cable  tram is about one mile in length nnd  is now handling about 100 tons of ore  from the Napoleon, which is being  shipped to Greenwood. The JTapoleon  group of claims is being operated by  the B. C. Copper company.  The Finest  Line  of   Miner's  Shoes  Select From.  in the City to  2  The birthday party in the Presbyterian church Thursday evening was a  great success both in a numerical,  financial and social way. The plot  calls for each visitor to put in an  envelope an admission price one cent  for each year of his age. The scheme  works well for benevolent ladies to  raise the limit and obscure their real  age b3' putting a dollar in.the fund.  A ccuiple of years ago the Dominion  parliament- voted an appropriation of  $15,000 to be used for the purpose of  building an electric furnace and ascertaining wheteer such ores as magnetic  and ores containing high sulphur  cetild be 'successfully, treated in the  electric furnace. These experiments  were conducted at Sault Ste. Marie,  and simply confirmed the'report of the  Haanel commission to Europe.' N.  Thompson of Vancouver, being greatly  impressed with the process, went to  England a year ago and succeeded iu  interesting English capital to establish  au experimental electric plant at Bow,  near London. The success at La Praz  and Sault Ste, Marie have been repeated at Bow, and now a company has  been orgauized to treat the waste ores  of copper and tin from the mines of  Cornwall by this process, which will  yield a most profitable return. Mr.  Thompson is anxious to establish au  electric smelting plant in British Columbia, and R. Turnbull, the Scotch  engineer who came out with Dr. He-  rault to conduct the experiments at  the Soo eighteen months ago, and who  has had an extensive experience in  connection with smelting, is prepared  to erect a plant at Welland, Ont., if  the government will grant a special  bounty covering a term of years.���Inland Sentinal.  In the long fought case, involving  water rights of 4th of July Creek, W,  H. Covert and the Eastern Townships  Bank verus Vaugh and the Granby  company, the supreme^ court gave  judgment ou Wednesday favorable to  the plaintiffs.  Do Not Crowd the Season.  The Oddfellows will celebrate their  88th Anniversary on Sunday next.  The local lodge will assemble at the  hall at 7 p. m, parade at 7:15 and then  proceed to St. Jude's church where  Rev. J. Leech Porter will preach the  annual sermon.  Have you seen the Three Sisters ? the  latesti__design.__in_wall__pa.p_er. .Watch  our windows.    Coles tt Frith.        33-34  Laurier remains silent at the Imperial Conference on the subject of  imperial defence.  The Bank of Montreal will act as  agent for the Dominion government in  renewing a $10,000,000 loan soon to fall  due.  Port Blakely across the Sound from  Seattle recently suffered the loss of its  supporting industry a large, sawmill.  The fire loss was $750,000.  It's a great satisfaction to buy where  one has only the gratification of his  taste to think of, knowing that quality  will be right.  If your work is not appreciated you  have not failed. Experience counts for  something.  The first warm days of spring bring  with them a desire to get out and enjoy  the exhilerating air and sunshine.  Children that have been housed up all  .winter are brought_out_and you_w_onder  where they all came from. The heavy  winter clothing is thrown aside.and  many shed their flannels. Then a. cold  wave comes and people say that grip is  epidemic. Colds at this season are  even more dangerous than in midwinter, as 4here is much more danger  of pneumonia, Take Chamberlain's  Cough Remedy, however, and you will  have nothing to fear. It always cures,  and we have never known a cold to  result in pneumonia when it was used,  It is pleasant and safe to take. Children like it.   For sale by all druggists.  "Is this the best hotel in town?"  ask the stranger.  "Well," replied the native, "I dun-  no as I'd put it as strong as that, but,  I guess its safe to say it ain't as bad  as the rest of 'cm.'  When placing your  next order for  ooo  o��o  don't forget  that we carry the largest and most complete stock in the city.  GIVE  US  A   TRIAL  Our goods are always fresh, and we guarantee  satisfaction.  Hunter-Kendrick Go., Ltd,  "The Big Store"  Nice convenient cottage in nortli cud of town,  ���with large garden.  Well  &ty ty ty ty ty ty ty ty ty ty ty ty ty ty ty ty ty ty ty ty ty ty ty ty %��,  *     '   -��*   j*^ ^���*.   -       ^rnt,     Mm*   ^nr      ^ *  ty  ty  ty  ty  ty  ty  4��  ty  ty  ty  ty  ���  ty  ty  +  Sevcu-roomed liouse in south end of town,  furnished aud up-to-date.  Two-roomed liouse with 25xl00-foot lot.    Close  iu, $500. ,    Houses, rooms, cabins and shacks in all parts of  the town to rent.  Mines, Stocks, Real Estate and Insurance. ���  Bealey Investment & Trust Co., Ltd.  GEO. R. NADEN. Manager  ty P. 0. Box 126.  ty  ty  ty  ty  <4*  ty  ty  ty  ^ty  tyty  ty  fr  ty  ty  ty  BROKERS  Greenwood, B. C- ty  fttytytytyty.tytytytytytytytytytytytytytytytytytymfrX  WALKING ON  is a sensation we should all like  to experiedce. But it can't be  gained from poor carpets any  more than from b-ere floors.   Our  CARPETS  AND   RUGS  have all the delicate elasticity  that goes with a rich, well-woven  article. They are made of selected materials, wrought by skilled  hands; and they comprise all manner of patterns.    Our spring shipments  will arrive in the next week or so.  Greenwood's Big Furniture House.  For all disorders of stomach and liver, Bileans are a  sound/safe and sure remedy. They strengthen the bodily  functions in Nature's own way, being1 compounded  from Nature's own herbal.extracts. Women the world  over find them a boon.    Finest household remedy.  A U druggists awl #tore#, tiOc. a box, or from Bilean Co., Toronto. (Ifor ���$.?. SO.  3?��t't��  SUNDAY SERVICES.  John Mulligan who left Phoenix on  Dec. 20th last for a trip east has returned. He visited New York. Buffalo,  Detroit and other eastern cities and  reports having had a most enjoyable  trip. He had not been east since leaving the old home twenty-nine years  ago and of course found many changes.  He is glad however to get back to the  hills for which he feels a friendship  that the civilizsd eastcannot supplant.  The early Vegetables and Fruits are coming in and:  now is the time you will appreciate them the most.  ===== NEW  FOR SALE OR EXCHANGE  Bannanas,  Oranges,  Grape Fruit,  Lemons,  Lettuce,  Tomatoes,  Green Onions,  Parsley.  ANDERSON   BROS.  PHONE  SO  Steele [Briggs Co's^  and  Simmers'  Seeds  to  hand.  5 5SS3BSI8��a2��2P fi (  Catholic.���Church of the jsacred  Heart.���Divine service 1st, third and  fourth Sunday in each month. Holy  mass at 10 a. m.; vespers and benediction at 7:30 p. m.; Sunday school at  2:30 p.m. Rev.J. A. Bedaxd, O. M. I.,  pastor.  Angi.icax���St. Jude's. Rev. John  Leech-Porter, B. D., pastor. Services  at 8 a. in., 10:43 a. m. and 7:30 p. m.;  Sunday school, 12 p. m. All seats  free. Services alternate Sundays at  Boundary Falls, at 4 p. m., and Eholt  at 3 p. ni.  Presbyterian���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. Hastings,  pastor Services at 11 a. m. and 7:30  p. m.; Sunday school. 2:30 p. m.  Seven-room house and lot in Boundary Falls, convenient to smelter. Will  sell cheap for cash or will exchange for  work horses. D. G. Smith,  32-36 Box 275, Greenwood.  Itching Piles.  If you are acquainted with anyone  who is troubled with this distressing  ailment you can do him no greater  favor than to tell him to try Chamberlain's Salve. It gives instant relief.  Price 25 cents per box. Sold by all  druggists.  '���  J-U-3  Subscribe For Tlie Times. $2  '������������*��'!  V  J  XI

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