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 Am  Bv.'-  W  81'  ["s;  IS -  l  fr  ft r  VWctor^,  ^     ,j"  ''���r',s��**S**\j**\-r��/ *  /-��*���-  .-\  0190^  GREM^O'OD, B. C. FRIDAY   APRIL Jf 1906  No. 31  TUB    EtMG      &T*0>JF����>  At house-cleaning- time one always discovers tliat there  is a carpet too badly worn to put down again, or that the  curtains are shabby aud need to be replaced. Here are a  few items that ought to interest you, and we can assure  you that the prices ax&RlGHT.  CARPETS���Ingrain wool squares in a dozen patterns  and colors. at prices  to  suit  all  purses,  ' $5.50 to $14.00 each.    All wool carpets in  beautiful designs and in various colors,  best of value at..':; ...,.$1.00 per yard..  LINOLEUMS���Best   quality   of   Scotch   goods   in  flower and square patterns.  Very attrac-  -" " . tive prices 65 to 75 cents per square yard.  CURTAINS���Nottingham net lace in fancy designs,  latest styles, at only... .31.50 per pair  Frilled  curtain  net  muslin  at  30c. and  40c. per yard.  All Watches aincl Clocks in Greenwood  and vicinity should be left at  LOGAN'S:     .a  at once to have a thorough cleaning and repairing.  They w"keep REGENA WATCHES  better time and  last longer.  GUARANTEED.  V  v- '.*.-'      done.  A.LOGAN& CO.  GREENWOOD.  4>  LOOK AND LEARN  Here are Shoes it Pays to Buy at Prices that Please  Women's Julia Marlowe Fine Kid Bal, Goodyear Welt, Extension Sole���Fine Value  S5 00  Women's Julia   Marlowe  Fine  Kid  Chocolate Oxford,  Turn  Sole���Very   Stylish  $4 00  Women's  Smardon   Fine  Kid   Bal,  Goodyear  Welt���Stylish  Street Shoe.  S4 25  ��� Women's Smardon Kid  Blucher Oxford, Turn  Sole���A Very  Pretty Shoe  S3 00  Women's Box Calf Bals, Goodyear   Welt, Extension  Sole���A  Good Shoe for Hard Wear  S2 75  Our stock of Boots and Shoes for the Little Folk is very complete.  In Boys and Girls' Footwear we CHALLENGE COMPETITION.  FURNISHINGS  IELECTR1CPLANT  Local Light Company Propose to Build One  AT    BOUNDARY    FALLS.  City Council Is Approached and By-  Law to Be Submitted to the  People���Cost $40,000.  That Greenwood will have another  important industry added to its growing- interests pr nnises to be the outcome of a proposition now being- considered by the city council. While the  present electric light service is considerably better than is said- to be  served to the citizens of less favored  towns in Southern British Columbia,  it is not all that could be desired and  both the public and the electric light  company would welcome any change  in conditions whereby ir -wo^ld be possible to bring the service up to a standard more in keeping with the growing  needs of the city.  With this end in view the Greenwoo'l  Electric company, limited, submitted  to the city council last Monday night  a proposition as outlined in the following letter:  Greenwood, B. C, March 27, 1906.  To the Mayor and Aldermen, corporation ; City  of  Greenwood,  Greenwood, B.C.  Dear Sirs : ��The Greenwood Electric Company, Limited, at  present engaged in the lighting and power business in Greenwood, is desirous of adding to its plant, with the idea of making its industry  purely  local,' instead  of buying power from the large operating' companies, as at preseht.     VV  I estimate the expenditure in the extensions contemplated to amount to  not less than $40,000, to be expended  in the installation of a modern water  power plant of high efficiency at  Boundary Falls. While I may spy that  our lighting system as at present is  more satisfactory than that of many  surrounding towns, this result has been  arrived at by considerable expenditure  on our part by raising the voltage  above the standard delivered to us by  the Cascade Water, Power and Light  company. With our own plant at  Boundary Falls, I can assure you that  we will deliver as good light as we did  when running our steam plant, and I  believe we must all agree that, as far  -as"vOltage"regulation=was-coricerne(Mt  was far superior to our present light.  Before undertaking the expenditure-  of this amount of money, we would ask  to have the assurance of the corporation of the city -of Greenwood that we  will be allowed to continue in business  for a definite term of years, and would  accordingly suggest the following arrangement :  The -city council to pass a bylaw  granting to the Greenwood Electric  company a privilege of using the  streets for the general purposes of its  business, for a period ot twenty years:  the Greenwood Electric company, on  its part, to install at Boundary Falls a  first class plant of adequate size to  supply the needs of the city in lighting  and power units. This plant we wi'l  agree to have completed and 'in running order within eight months of the  passage of the bylaw.  This franchise will be of no effect  unless we carry to completion the proposed plant mentioned.  At any time after the expiration of  five years from the passage of the  franchise bylaw we ��� will agree to sell  out entirely to the city, under the  terms of the Arbitration Act.  I think you will agree with me that  this project is in the interests of the  town, not so n.uch in the initial expenditure, as in the continued payment  of maintainence charges and wages,  most of which equivalent expenditure  is at present sent away from town for  power, and also in the feature of better  regulated voltage.  Hoping   that  you   may   be   able to  discuss this matter shortly, I remain,  Yours very respectfully,  Greenwood Electric Co. Ltd.  E. G. Warken, Manager.  As pointed out in the foregoing  letter, the source of light for Greenwood is in some outside company  which is the Cascade Power and Lieht  Co., with a plant at Bonnington Falls.  The proposition aims to make the production of power a local one so that  the money now paid by the corporation  of Greeuwood and the citizens will not  go to support a firm having no interest  in the town, but will assist in developing what will really be a local industry  even if it be located three miles outside the city limits. The proposed  plant will cost in the neighborhood of  $40,000. Before making an investment  of this kind the company desires to  secure the right to continue using the  city streets, as at present, for a period  of twenty years, guaranteed by the  passing of a by-law and voted upon by  the public. The proposed agreement  gives the city the right to purchase the  company's plant after the expiration of  five years, but in no way prevents the  city from erecting at any time a  municipal plant. It further provides  that unless a plant is completed the  twenty year franchise for the use of  the streets becomes null and void. The  franchise is not exclusive. A by-law  is now in preparation and will be considered at the council meeting next  Monday night.  MANAGER'S iTATEMENT.  Speaking with E. G. Warren, the  manager of The Greenwood Electric  Co., The Times learned that the company are anxious to start work just as  soon' as the by-law has been pi.-- ���  and ratified by the people. Mr. Warren  estimates that the plant can be completed in eight months, and ready for  operation. Should the council and the  people pass the by-law the new plant  would be in operation, barring accidents by January 1st, 1907.  Asked as to the supply of water at  Boundary Falls, Mr. Warren stated  that he was satisfied that it was sufficient and that an auxiliary steam plant  would not be needed even in the driest  of seasons... It is. possible to secure-a  head of 140 feet and that reinforced by  reservoirs at suitable places would give  absolute contro' of the Boundary creek  water and ensure ample power to light  the city. Mr. Warren looks forward to  being able to improve the light service  both for streets, business houses and  residences.  MIDWAY FRUIT LAND  Company Formed to Irrigate Large Tract  HAS $100,000.00 CAPITAL  Will Utilize  Kettle River and Rock  Creek Waters - 2000 Acres  Already Acquired.  LOUIS GREENWOOD.  Former   Resident Dies Suddenly in  California-  SanjDiEGO, Cal., March 24.���At about  7:30 o'clock Saturday morning Louis  Greenwood, a carpenter living in a  lodging house at the corner of E and  Front streets, was found dead in bed  "ih^hi^Whi7^^"^"^^=i=i==^"^1"-^^J^^"  About $165 in gold was found in his  room.  During the night other people in the  house heard Greenwood moving around  and knew that he was ill, but they did  not think that he was attacked fatally.  As he did not appear at breakfast time,  and the main door to his room was  found lo be locked, a friend of his  then entered through a side door and  found that he was dead.  Death was thought to be due to heart  disease or apoplexy, and it stated that  there seems to be no suspicious circumstances connected with the alV-.-.ir. He  was unmarried.  Greenwood was about 54 years of  age and came to this city about'two  years ago from British Columbia. He  was a very quiet man, and had the best  of reputations.  The above account of the death of  Louis Greenwood was published in the  San Diego Sun. The late Mr. Greenwood was well known in the Boundary  district some five years ago when  he was employed by Christopher Wood  in building a number of Mr. Wood's  houses. At one time he ran a steamboat on Okangan ,lake known as the  "City of Greenwood.''  Chamberlain's Salve  This salve is intended especially for  sore nipples, burns, frost bits, chapped  hands, itching piles, chronic sore eye��,  granulated eye lids, old chronic sores  and for diseases of the skin, such as tetter, salt rheum, ring worms, scald head,  herpess, barbers' itch, scabies or itch  and eczema. It has met with un parallelled success in the treatment of  these diseases. Price 25 cents per box.  Try it.    For sale by All Druggists.  Midway, B. C, April Sth, 1906.���The  Kettle Valley Irrigated Fruit Lands  Co , Ltd., has been organized at Vancouver for the purpose of irrigating  the fruit lands of the Kettle river  valley west of this place. The company has a capital of $100,000 and ifi  now preparing to start work. W. R.  Pillsworth, C. E., who is one of the  provisional directors of the new company and who has been prominently  connected with the C. P. R. irrigation  undertakings iu Alberta, will have  charge of the enterprise. The company is acquiring control of some 2000  acres of the finest fruit land' in the  province stretching west and north  from Midway beyond Westbridge.  These lands are known to be highly  adapted to fruit growing and with the  c'.i nate all that can be desired, the  Kettle valley should soon rival the  famous Okanagan.  divided into farms  It is the intention of the company to  divide the land into farms of various  sizes and to dispose of it to local people  principally, retaining the water rights  and supplying from the Kettle river  and Rock creek , at nominal rates.  Both the proposed extension of the  C. P. R. a^rid the Midwray, and,! Vernon  railway will provide transportatipn  facilities and cheapen the cost of fruit  in both Midway and Greenwood as  well is in all towns in the Boundary.  The provisional directors of the company are Morris Hills, Victoria; W. S.  Buttar and W. R. Pilsworth, C. E.,  Vancouver; Lt. Col. Glossop, Vernon;  W.O.Wright, Greenwood; and A.. H.  Norris, Midway. The head office is  located in Vancouver, but the office,  where the main business of buying  and selling the land will be done, is  located in Midway, and the company  expects to have irrigation system in  good working order for next year's  operations. Mr. Norris, who has been  appointed secretary of the company, is  a prominent fruit grower of this town,  haviuga^largefarm planted-with-fruit-  of all kinds, especially apples. Mr.  Norris has irrigated his orchards successfully and a large part of them will  bear fruit this year. As a result of hia  success English capitalists have become interested and he has been largely instrumental in forming the new  company.  Rheumatism   Mak;s  Life Miserable,  A happy home is the most valuale  possession that is within reach of mankind, bnt you cannot enjoy its comfort  if tou are suffering from rheumatism.  You throw aside business cares when  you enter your home and you can be  relieved from those rheumatic pains  also by Chamberlain's Pain Balm. One  application will give you relief and it*  continued use for a short time will  bring about a permanent cure. For  sale by sale All Druggists.  FRANKLIN TOWNSITE.  The last number of the B. C. Gazette  contains notice of the incorporation of  the " Franklin Townsite Company,  Limited." The purpose of this company is to buy and sell lands at Franklin city on the North Fork of the Kettle river. This new "city" is near  Franklin camp and will be brought  into direct communication with the  town of Grand Forks by the proposed  Kettle River Valley railway, which it  is fully expected will be built this  summer.'  The Kettle Valley Irrigated Fruit  Lands Company, limited, has also  been incorporated with a capital of one  hundred thousand dollars. This company will deal in fruit lands in tl e  Kettle river valley.  csO  \\ BOUNDARY   QREEK   TIMES  PROFESSIONAL CARDS.  J. P. MCLEOD  Barrister and Solicitor,  Offices in P. 0. I!ox 31.  RENDELL BLOCK Piionis 81  Over Bank of Montreal       GREENWOOD B.C  ARTHUR M. WHITESIDE.  BARRISTER and SOLICITOR  Rendell Block, Greenwood, B.C  IV. H. JEFFERY.  Consulting Mining Engineer.  Properties examined   ami   reported   on.    Will  take charge  of  development work.  Correspondent:*; solicited.  BOUNDARY ORE TONNAGE.  mines for 1900, 1001.  1003  3'>3,718  71,212  138,070  7.455      15.731  GREENWOOD,  B.   C.  T. F.  i\  B. Sc.  PROVINCIAL ASSAYER  Shippers' Agent. Entire charge taken  of consignments of ore. Checking,  weighing, sampling and assaying  of samples.  GREENWOOD, B. C.  F.EDWARD BROWN  Accountant and Auditor  Commercial and Mining Accounts  solicited. Acting secretary for Mining  Corporations. Greenwood, B, C.  1.200  550  150  l'U'M  47.405  14,811  dSO  500  S.530  1.07(j  ���.,<I40  7S5  2.250  87s  025  5.64d  3,33'>  l��),3fi5  22,937  15.537  303  !.43"��  ^"^^'m B0UNDARV   VALLEY    LODGE  No. 38,1.0.0. F.  Meets every   Tuesday  Evening at 8 00 in  the  I. ��. 0. F. Hall.     A" cordial  mvi tation i.s ex  tended to all sojourning brelhcrii.  II. H. HUFF. S. E. P.ELT.  N. G. Rec.-Sec  Boundary Creek Times  Issued Gverv Ttiday  11Y  THR  Boundary Greek Printing and Publishing  Co., Ll.MlTKI).  Duncan Rosh Pkissidknt  >J. O. Lamis -.... Manaoino Editok  SUBSCRIPTIONS IN AOVANCR.  The following table gives tlie ore shipments of the Boundary  1901. 1905 and 1906, as reported 10 the Boundary Creek Times:  mine. camt. 1900  '        1901 1902  C.ranbv Mines : Phoenix-     (.4.553     231,762   309,858  Snowshoe .Phoenix 297 1,731     20,800  Mother  Lode Dead-wood       5.340       99,034.  141.326  Bonnie Relic :Dead\vood        Bruok-lyn-Steiinvitidr, l'hoeui.v              ���Rawhide.....". Phoenix        Sunset .Deadwood       S02  Mountain Rose Summit        Atlielstan-Jackpot,Wellinj**fton  Morrison Deadwood  li C  Mine Sitmrt il  R ]!ell Sum mi l  Emma Summit  Om  Denoro *.; Summit  Senator Sum mil  lirev  Fojr'e Summit  Nil 37 Summit  Reliance Summit  Sulphur   Kinir Summit  Winnipeg Wellington  ("���olden  Crown ...     Wellington  King Solomon        .. W   Copper  llijf Copper.    W. Copper  Xo. 7 mine     Central       M'S  City of Paris White's . 2.000  Jen-el Iiona  Iv.'ike. 160 350  Carmi. ..'.  ..West  Fork         Rambler West  Fork  Sally West Fork        Providence Greenwood          Elkhorn Greenwood        Strathmore Greenwood         Prince  Henry Greenwood      .   ...    Preston Greenwood         Skylark Greenwood          T_,ast Chance     Greenwood        E P  (J mine Green wood  Day Greenwood        Mavis Greenwood        Don Pedro Greenwood        Crescent Greenwood        Helen   Greenwood        Ruby ...Boundary Falls         SO  Republic Boundary Falls   Miscellaneous        3,230 3,456  1901  549.703  174.29S  32.350  3,070  3.250  1.759  ���I ..*��**>  37,060  16.400  3.450  ~"22  304  1905  653,SS9  174.567  20  55,731  25,108  3,056  4,747  1906  227,040  1902, 1903,  Past  Week  14,033  42,004 4,384  39,326  3.442  11,SOS  SIS  1,366  132  875  ysmmii.iLmmmm^^  9.4S5  3,0(17  1 ,S33  4.417  6,376  275  33  150  Cr*  Cr*  Cr*  Cr*  Cr*  Cr*  Cr*  Cr*  Cr*  Cr*  Cr*  Cr*  s<r*  Cr*  Cr*  Cr*  Cr*  Cr*  Cr*  Cr*  Cr*  Cr*  <2=*  ���2,060  S90  210  99.3  400  726  325  30  145  770  150  .���-SO  41  41  300  15  20  60  15  40  20  20  51  535.  13S  50  ORO  31 Hi  155  73  20  40  00  SO  �����  Capital, all paid up. $14,400,000.  Rest  UNDIVIDED   PROFITS   $801,855.41.  President.    Loko Stkathcona and Mount Royal,  Vice-President:    Hon. Grohge A. Drtjmmoni>.  General Manager :    E. S   Clodston.  $10,000,000.  {c^V'S!,} New York, Chicago.  ; Grant Commercial au  Branches in London, En  Buy  and sell Sterling Exchange and Cable Transfers  Travellers' Credits, available in auv parljof the world.  SAVINGS BANK DEPARTMENT  Interest allowed at current rates.  tmd)  tmd>  *m��  Greenwood Branch,    W. F. PROCTOR, Manager.  tf^***^^******^^***^*****  325  5fl0  60  750  'JO  500  Total Ions     96,600  Smelter treatment���  Granby Co    62,387  I!. C. Copper Co   Dominiou Copper Co   390.S00 50S.S76 690,419 829,808 933,516 336,447  23,130  230.82$ 312,340 401.921  117,611 148,600 162,913    132.570  596,252  210,484  30.030  687. OSS 245.067  210,S3O  51.709  84,050      55,940  17.650  4,220  4.373  Total reduced...  (.2.389  348,439 460.940 697,404 837,666 982,877 352,722  26,243  Vancouver was first called  Gastown. Some people think  there is lots of yas there vet.  A NEW SUB-SrATION  Per Yp.au     Six Months   To Foreign Con nt ribs .  2 00  1 25  2 50  PRTPAY AFRIT.  >>.'.  BANK OF B. N. A.  Mr. Brodie, who presided at  the annual meeting- of the proprietors of the Bank of British  North America, held in Loudon  on March 6th, may not be accused  of taking too roseate a A'iew of  the Canadian situation. He is  not alone, however, in recognizing- the two great evils attendant  =up^^tKTiiWusli^if^settlWs^nito='  the Northwest, the, increasing  number of business failures with,  heavy liabilities, ?nd the artificial  inflation of the value of land due  to the operation of speculators.  Both of these are usually features  accompanying the rapid development of a new country, and the  price has usually to be paid in  the long run.  The year's record <-f the bauk  was evidently considered satisfactory bv the proprietors, for they  not only voted the usual vote of  thanks to Mr. Stikeinan and his  fellow officers, but failed lo accept the invitation of the chairman to ask questions, an invitation usually promptly availed of  -where all is uot considered as  satisfactory as it might be. The  earnings for tbe year were almost  ten per cent., enabling the payment of the usual six per ceut.  dividend, the addition to the reserve fund of $97,333. the reduction of the bank premises' account by $48,666, and the usual  provision for the officers' funds of  the institution. That the bank  possesses the confidence of the  people of the localities which it  serves iu a marked degree is indicated by the fact that its principal gain in deposits is, as was  in tbe case last year, in the savings bank branch.  Property Purchased in Anaconda for  Greenwood Plant.  The West Kooteney Power and Lig-ht  Co. have purchased the ptoperty of  E. C. Smith in Anaconda, and are negotiating for the purchase of more  property nearby for tlie erection of a  sub-station for the distribution of  power in Greenwood and vicinity. The  negotiations were started when Lome  Cam obeli visited the city a few weeks  'ag-o, and the Smith property has just  been acquired.  The high tension pole line has been  completed to Greenwood, with the exception of across one mineral claim,  where some slight di fife re nee as to right  of way still exists.  It is evident that the' West Kootenay  company are determined to distribute  power to customers in Greenwood and  vicinit3r in spite of their failure to obtain an amendment to their charter.  It has always been expected that some  arrangement would be arrived at between the rival companies whereby  more power would be supplied to the  Boundary, and it looks as if some  agreement had been reached.  ���The-new-sub-station���will���be���-25x56  feet, outside measurement, or exactly  the same size as the Phoenix sub-station'. It will consist of three wings.  The center wing, which is to be 50 feet  high, will be used as a transformer  room, while the. switches and switchboards are to be placed in the side  wings. The transformers will step-  down the electric current from 60,000  to 22,000 volts. Although the building  i.s to be no larger than the Phoenix  sub-station, twice the amount of electric energy will be transmitted to this  point. The building will be constructed  entirely of brick ar*:' concrete, and it  will require three or lour months to  complete it.  A similar station is being erected at  Grand Forks under the supervision of  .1. B. Henderson, who will ;ils*>> .superintend the Greenwood plant.  Financial and Insurance Agents.  FOR  715 acres of land  in one  block, half T  way between Greenwood and Midway, a,  Good   water, line  range, 100 to   200 ��$���  acres plough land.    Price reasonable. 4��  Easy terms. "I*  GEO. R. NADEN,  MANAGER.!  ���*�� ��� *  ffi*fy> *f�� ��f�� *f8'44*|S *f* *f* *f* *f�� 'fy'fy *f* "f* *f* ^ >$> ��|�� *f�� *f�� *f�� mf. ��$����$���&  BENEFIT CONCERT.  The Miners' Union liav; completed  the program for the W. A. Nicholson  benefit concert to be held Thursday,  April 12th, in the Auditorium. Considerable interest is beint; taken in  the affair and a number of prominent  local musicians have volunteered to  assist.    Following is the program:  PAKT   I.  Overture Jellnm's Orchestra  Tenor Solo lolni Frost  Sketch         Messrs. Lewis & James  Sof>raiio Solo .Mrs. Dr. Oppenheimer  Cornet Solo John Fin lay, Jr.  Tenor Solo J. Henwood  Vocal   Misses Henwood  JJtiss Solo      Sidney Oliver  l'AKT   II.  Selection  .Jellnm's Orchestra  Soprano Solo  Mrs. W. Frith  liaujo Soln        ... . Mr.   Hopkins  Recitation        . Miss  Osier  Soprano Solo Mrs. Sidney Oliver  Irish Specialty .    .  Win. ^udwitr  Karhone Sulo.'   . Mr. Flood  Tuba Solo  ..Hen Jenkins  Soprano Solo Miss Henwood  (iod Save the Kintr Greeuwood Citv Hand  Oysters in all styles at Pacific Cafe.  NOTICE.  Having sold my bakery business to  Mr. F. Jaynes 1 wish to thank my  patrons for the liberal patronage given  me during the last two years, and also  bespeak for my successor the same  courteous; treatment. ,  Viknna Bakes v,  31 Per J.'Dockstader, Mgr.   .  NOTICE-  Notice is hereby .given that all bills  owed by the Vienna Bakery must be  presented for payment on or before  April 30th, and all bills owing said  firm must be paid by said April 30th,  1900. ViennaBakkry,  31-32 Per J. Dockstader, Mgr.  THE CANADIAN BANK  OF COMMERCE  Paid-up Capital, $10,00,000. Reserve Fund, $4,500,000  HEAD OFFICE, TORONTO  B. E. WALKER, General Manager ALEX. LAIRD, Asst. Gen'l Manager  BANK MONEY  ORDERS  IS8UED AT THE FOLLOWING RATES:  $5 and under....      3 cents  Over $5 and not exceeding $10     6 cents  " ."    $10       " " $30 10 cents  "-' $30       " .'" $50    15 cents  iiese Orders are Payable.at Par at. any ofiice in Canada of a Chartered Bank  (Yukon excepted), and at tlie principal banking points in the United States.  KKGOT1A1II.K AT A   1-IXlill  RATI-: AT  TJ-1'K CANADIAN BANK OF COMMERCE, LONDON. KNO.  They.form: mi excellent method or remitting small sums of inonev  with .s;.i:eiy nail''at small >iost.  Savings Bank Department  �� Interest allowed on deposits from Si upwards at current rates.  Greenwood Branch   -   -   -  W. ALLISON, Manager.  PiamoiLOAwiM^  FOR SALE OR RENT.  a. l:\vihte & co.  PHONE 16.  MINERAL ACT.  'CerllHcjte of Improvement.  NOTICE.  "Victor Fractional'  Mineral Claim,  situ.-itti in  the  Green wood   Miniiiff   Division  of  Yale  District.   Where located :   In Copper Camp.  TA ICE NOTICE that I, C. .��. Shaw, a^ent  for Andrew Thisted. Free Miner's Certificate No. 1585-170. and Patrick William (leorfre,  Free Miner's Certilicate .Xip. US5854, in-  t.!iid, sixty day* from tli��<i-tte hereof, to apply-  to the Mining Kecorder fo- a Certilicate of Improvenients, for the pii'pose of obtaining a  Crown Grant of the al��>-e claim.  And fuithcr take r" dee that action, under  section 37. muiat be commenced before the U-  luance of sucli Certilicate of Improvement*.  Datod thin 26th day of March. A. I). l'AX,.  XiAVi  C.iE. SHAW.  MINIUM, ACT  Certificate of Improvements  NOTICE  "I'rineeof Wales'" and "Princess Louise" Min  ��ral Claims, situate in tin-   Greotiwoori Mining Divininii of Yale District.  Whera located:  In West Copper Camp.  TAKE NOTICE that I. C. Ai. Shaw, a*  atfellt for Lewis Brvant. Free Miner's  Certificate No. BW23S. James Gillis. Free Miner's Ceriificate "��'o. JiS021'l. John M. Campbell.  Free Miners Certificate No. HS6220. Mark Kay.  Free Miner's Certilicate No. 1591479, and Robert  Lee. Free Miner's Certificate Xo. BS6165, intend, sixty days from the date liereof. to apply  to the Mining Recorder for certificatesof Improvements, foi the prrpose of obtaining-  Crown   Grants   of the above claims.  And further take notice that action, under  .section 37. must lie commenced before tlie is*n-  "(nce of such certilicate of imp rove men Is.  Dated thi* 2r'th dav of March. A.D. 19(K,.  31-31 '      C. /K. SHAW, P. L,  S.  In Greenwood and Midway.    The best building, lots  available for sale at reasonable prices and on good  terms.    Buy before prices go up.  Frederic W. McLaine  C. P. K. Land Agent, Gkeknwood, B. C.  iX-K^X-m***^^^^  Weofl's PhestfoocUne,  ^i Tli<' Great Engluiu Itemed]/.  ^���Ci. A positive cure for all forms ol  *^. .^ eaT* Sexual Weakness, Mental and  i'ki-mkea.nm .uter Hruin Worry. Emissions, Sper-  iiuttorrhora, fmjjolency. Effects of Alraso or  Excess, nil of which lead to Consumption,  Infirmity. Insanity and nit early grave. Price  SI per pk*?.. six for .?">. One will please, six -will  cure. Sold by all druggists or mailed in plain  package on n-r-eipt of price. Write forPamphlet.  The Wood Medicine Co.. Windsor, Ontario.  t  ���  V  Y  '.'  Y  Y  Y  Y  Y  Y  I  THE BARN WHERE IS KEPT  THE BEST OF DRIVERS AND  RIGS AS WELL AS SADDLE  AND PACK HORSES ARE ALWAYS   AT   YOUR   DISPOSAL.  ��  Our Hay, Grains Feed Store]  Can supply you wants in all kinds of  Chopped Feed, Hav or Grain    :    :  Livery Phone 19. Feed Store Phone 124 |  GEO. H. CROPLEY^~ Proprietor! I BOUNDARY   OREEK   TIMES  u  n  THE MOUNTAINS OF B. C.  Description df the jyiain- Ranges and  Highest Peaks.  . Tlie formation of a Canadian Alpine  club is causing- a strong reviv.'il of interest in the mountains of Canada, and  the following article on the mount-runs  of British Columbia by Rev Dr Herd-  nian, published in the Winnipeg Free  Press, is timely aud full of interest,  especially as the writer is a pioneer in  the province and has travelled widely  among the mountains described :  '"Riiikin has written that at the ;igc  or two his. mother placed him on a  crag-suiuHiit in the nortli of lOnglnnd.  Peering through the roots of a tree,  there Hashed into his infant eyes-the  sight of a wid ���. valley with .slanting  rays of sunlij lit and the gleam of far-  off distances. Then he woke, in that  tender age of his, to a sense of the  vastness and loveliness of. Nature,  Born again into the kingdom of beauty  he become an artistic soul. Perhaps wc  older infants may also see sights and  get some inspiration���will one only absorb into our hearts the glow and vision of (he great mountain scenery of  our Dominion.  Bewildering as our mountains are in  variety and  number, at  least' one can  count upon four main   ranges   roughly  parallel to the Pacific shore  line���the  Rockies, the Selkirk, the Gold aud  the  Coast range.   Sometimes these two latter are thrown together and named the  Cascade.    Another range is sometimes  suggested      consisting  of  submerged  mountains,    their    tops    forming  the  islands and archipelagos off the Pacific  shore.    The  Rockies are the  loftiest,  running up often 1,000 feet higher than  the Selkirks.    Upon  the Selkirk range  however,   moisture   falls  abundantly,  which means many-glaciers  n.ud large  snowfields.-. There are but  few lakes  in the Selkirk;-., the valleys  being precipitous.    The Gold   range  reallj'   includes  an    indiscriminate   number  of  sub-ranges, fairly well llattened down.  Some   of   the   Coast   peaks   rise  up  straight  from  sea-level,' and   in   that  way (like Cheam, a. noble  mountain, 70  . miles-front the month of the Fraser  river) really afford a longer climb than  fr.om the high peiks of theinterior, and.  present views that alternate between a  sea.of   mountains  to  the  east  and  a  sight of cities along the  shore lines of  the  Pacific.     But' the  diflicully   near  the coast is how to  get through the  dense dripping vegetation and timber.  What books are there that 'deal with  Our   mountains?     Th;   li'erature    is  charming and   fascinating.    First, Dr.  Green's little volume published in 188S  ".Among the Selkirk Glaciers." Mount  Bonney    was  his    greatest  conquest.  Macdonald and  Sir   Donald were  his  defeats.    But he was one of the  pioneer climbers of our mountains, and the  mapping of routes, and the  studies of  rocks and of "the  glaciers,  make the  books instrnctive  to  this  day.    Ther.  came   in   1894,  ��� Walter  D.    Wilcox's  "Camping in the  Canadian   Rockies,"  followed by a later edition named "The  Rockies'of Canada."  Very fine are the  _.���photographs:>given-=in-these-books=an(l-  the author is a man   in love  with nature and  with the climbing  of  high  peaks as well as studing in   details  of  peaceful valleys.    In  1904 came out a  book of constant climbs and   frequent  conquests, along  with a good  deal of  the   history   of   the   first    transcontinental explorers���the  anthers  being  H. 13. M. Stutfield and Prof. Collie, and  the  name of the book being "Climbs  and    Explorations   in   tlie    Rockies."  Another  book  of  perhaps  even   more  added   interest,    full   of   poetry   and  spritual thought and  of  long  lists  of  "first ascents,"   named   "lu the  Heart  of the Rockies," was pulishcd hist year  by   an    intrepid    mountaineer.    Rev.  James  Outram.    Then  at  the  end of  the year oaine the magnificent work of  our   leading  Canadian    climber    arid  surveyor, "The Selkirk Range," by A.  O. Wheeler, of Calgrtr3', the book being  published   by  the department  of  the  interior.    His work   presents  splendid  photographs and describes  systematically   the  early  explorations  and   the  present  .survey   system  and  climbing  by different parties of a large array of  peaks, and is to  be  followed   by ma.ps  and charts.    Ono should refer also to a  coming  book"   by   Mrs.   Henshaw,   of  Vancouver, on the  flora of the  moun  tains, and to the photograghs of flowers  taken by Mrs. Schaffer.    Besides there  have  been  many  articles  concerning  our   Canadian    mountains    published  in magazines in   the States, especially  in the Appalachian Journal,   of Cambridge, Mass.  To get a proper understanding ot the  heights and sizes of the mountains,  one must remember that the laws of  perspective apply here as elsewhere.  A small hill will sometimes hide a  large  mountain..   When  you look  at  REPORT OF THE DIRECTORS  OF   THE  menca  Presented  to the   Proprietors   at their   Seventieth  Yearly General   Meeting,  The yearly general meeting- of the  proprietors of the Bank of British  North America was held nt the offices  of the company, 5, tli-Hceehurch Street,  London, un Tuesday, lith .March, Mr. .1.  H.   Urodio ju-e.sidlns.  Tho Secretary (Air. A. ci. W'ullls)  read ihe nuLlee convening tlio meeting.  The   Chairman   said:     Before   commencing-  my  remarks  l should  like   to  express my regrets at ihu absence today ui: one of the directors���Mr. 12. A.  Hoiu-e���who is  too unwell  to  be present.    .Mr. litmre lakes a. great  interest  in   the  bank, and   I  believe   has   never  before  missed  aiu-ndiug   these  general  meetings   during-   the   last   twenty-six  years.    In the lirst place you will wish  me to make sonic remarks on  the balance-sheet     to   ihe    end   of   last  year.  Taking-   firstly   tho    item   of   deposits,  there  is agai'n  an  increase   in   the do-  posits and current accounts  of  ��41)0,-  000 sterling- (��2.xs-l,GiiG), which i.s mostly  in  tho saving's banks deposits, and.  as  you   will   rueullei:!,   if   was   in   these  deposits, that   the  growth   was   shown  for ISO'!.     The  at-tniil   increase   in   our  savings bank deposits is about   C:J.1M).-  000   ($1,S!)S,000).     Hills   payable     arc  a  .fi-oocl deal higher Hum last year, showing as they do an increase ofovei- .U l,-  000,000   ($4,Sa(i.iiGl5).i ' Note's in  circulation have increased' .U70,Knit' ($:M0,ii(i'i),  and   at    times   during   the   year   have  considerably exceeded this amount. We  are   pleased   to be able  to  put  a   further   ��20,000   ($97,338)   to   our   reserve  fund, thereby bringing- it up to  .12 440,-  000   ($.2,141,333).     It is  getting  on   towards the half-million���a ligure which  we shall all, .1 am sure, lie delighted to  reach���and   all   saved   out   of     profits,  and   none   of   it   by  tho   issue   of   new  .capital.    IE you now turn to (he credit  side,  cash   in   specie nnd   cash' nt  call  and short notice are more than   ,C(i00,-  000    ($2,1)20.000)  ��� abiiv:--    those    of   last  year, and show an excellent percentage  on   our- responsibilities     on   the 'debit,  side,   these   two - to.-jelhe.-   bains   close  upon  40  per-cent.dl' 'Mir   total  liabilities   to   the   public.     Investments   fii-e  slightly altered.    Wo sold  our   .1225.000  ($121.GGC) of :i-:xc!u'i|iie;- bonds, and increased    our   Consols,     to     an      equal  amount.    Hills receivable, loans on. security  and   oilier  acemuus-are   higher  by one million  slovling.    The premises  account,    after    transferring    Ihe   sum  of   ,C.10,000   ($4S.GIiG)   from   the   profits  of   the   half-year,   stnmls   at    ��173.000  ($S41.1)33),    which   is    C 7.000    ($34,000)  less than at. the corresponding- date of  1004.    At our last minimi meeting  the  chairman  gave you very full  information   respecting "." the   various   branches  at   which .expenditure   had   principally  been   incurred,   so  Hint   f  need   not  go  over   that   ground   a*4*aiii:    but   I   may.  remind you that he made it very clear  that  furtlier. transfers will   have to  be  made in the future, when he said, "not  because there is not ample  value and  more than ample value in property. but  because we do not.wish to see this account  remaining  nt so  high  a   point."  In the opinion of the Court it  is most  important   that "we  should     keep  our  j premises   thoroughly   up-to-date,   and  with this object in view there i.s work  still   to    be done, and.    therefore,   you  must no|  be surprised when  we l'eel it  necessary   to   make   further   transfers  from  profits iu order  to keep this account down.    Our protits for the year,  after  making- ample   provision   for all  doubtful accounts,  amount  to   ��93,000  ($4f*2,li00),   and   these   figures  compare  with   ��9(1,000   ($-107,200)   in   1904.    The  small difference is more than accounted for hy the disappearance of one or  two  large  accounts   which   had  previously   been    borrowers,      At   our   last  meeting  tlie chairman   referred  to  the  inactivity  which  prevailed during 1904  in New York, at tho same time remarking:   "That   these   conditions   will   not  lie permanent, and a return to greater  activity will certainly be seen, although  I am  not going-  to- venture  to  predict  the date.".   As it turned out. low rates  for money  continued  until  September,  when a better demand sprang up which  later on   was followed by some weeks  of   unusual   activity   and   exceedingly  profitable  rates,   in   which  our agency  fully participated.    Generally speaking,  business   in   Canada  during  1905   was  prosperous,  all   the    great    industries  showing good  results,    and  trade  has  been   generally   active   throughout   the  year.    Deposits in chartered banks increased   over   fifty   million   dollars.     I  cannot  give you  the total deposits for  toon,   but  the amount    witli    all . the  hanks, including- the Dominion Government   Savings    Hank,    was   some   107  million pounds sterling for 19o4, whilst  in * 1SS0���some   25   years   before���these  were   only   about.     seventeen     million  pounds  sterling-.    The   bank   clearings  of  Canadian   cities   have  increased  22  per cent.   The lumber trade has shown  a.   general    improvement,-   the   English  market   partially   recovered   from   Undepressed     condition    which   was   the  characteristic      of      1904 ;       but      it  was    tho    Improvement*  in    prices    in  the American  market that cont: united  most   fo   the   prosperity of  this  industry:   arid' 'prices   still' continue   to   adr  vance.      The  salmon   industry of -British Columbia for 1905 has shown very  good   results.      Tho   catch   was   a   record  one,  and  the prices realized very  good, and the market continues strong.  I 'Many  of the canning companies must  : have done very well in .190.-"), improving  : their .-.financial positions to such an ex-  ��� tent as to  put  them  on a very sound  basis.      Dairying-    continues   to   show  excellent   results,   nnd   the  total   value  . of 'exportsUnder  this  heading for  the.  j year  ended  October  3.1st.'- 190*>, reached  ; the very large total ol' 42 million  dol-  ! lars.      in mining- in British   Columbia  I the appi-oxiniate.estimnle  of the min-  i eral   production   iii   1905,   sent  over   in  I anticipation .of-the, full  returns;   gives  a total* of $21,403,000; these figures show  i an iiu-i-eas." of more than 2 million dollar:-:  over ��� the value1 of  tho output,  for  UiOi���a  difference which is largely accounted  for  by  the high price  of copper ���-���onmared -with  the price ruling in  1904. 'which  has stimulated   production  : of the great copper mines of the Houn-  i dary district.     In the Yukon a further  i decline   in   the  output   of gold   has   to  1 be noticed.     The' Government  figures.  calculating gold at $15 per ounce, show  a total export of $7,110,000, which is  more rh.-iu 2 millions less than the output of 1901. . This is partly accounted  tor by tlie fact..that the summer season was extremely try and good labor  none too plentiful. The future, of the  camp, as the chairman told you last  year; appears to depend chiefly upon  an adequate water supply, and we understand that surveys have now been  made by engineers of high reputation,  who are of opinion that there are no  difficulties which cannot be overcome  in lirin-grhig a sufficient supply of water  to the camp. Should this prove correct the life of the Yukon .may be prolonged. If is pleasing to see the climate of British Columbia being* appreciated by the better class of settlers  in this country, and in many parts, es  peciaHy in tlie Island of Vancouver,  families are continuously arriving, who.  having: small independent means, take  up farms, and seem greatly to enjoy  life. In.*.Manitoba and the North-West  the harvest constituted a record, the  production of wheat in 1905 amounting  In xt; million bushels, and the quality  was excellent, and fetched good prices.  Tlie exports of cattle were 59,000 head,  22.000 head more than in 1904, and 3S,-  000 more than in 1903. The imnniigra-  tion to the provinces' of Manitoba.  Saskatchewan and Alberta is stated to  have been 120,000 persons. A year ugi  your attention was drawn by the chairman to the fact that the number of  commercial failures in Manitoba and  the North-West Territories had increased, adding that ihe total of such  liabilities had not increased in like  proportion, and he gave a word of  warning* against loo great freedom in  granting credit. II is. therefore, with  great regrei Uiat t have to point out  thai, whereas in 1904 tlie failures in  these :���! provinces were 52 in number,  with liabilities amounting io $370,000.  in 1905 they Were 155 in number, with  liabilities a.inounting to $1,324,000. Our  "Winnipeg manager, who writes with a  large experience of local conditions, is  of opinion that while established houses  have added to their means and  strengthened their position, many have  gum; into business of late years lacking capital* nr experience, or some other  essential.' with tlie inevitable result.  The .settlement of these three provinces is proceeding rapidly, as the  iminigT.-ttioii returns' clearly indicate,  and the value nf important farms has  eonsidera.bly increased, a.nd in. the'most-  favored Infinities hr.s now reached a  point where the value compares not  unfavorably with the price ut* freehold  farms in certain counties of England.-  The value of good land has also' advanced .considerably, chiefly under the  influence of purchases for actual settlement;, but also" 1 regret to s.-iy from  the purchases of speculators, which  have been on a. considerable scale, and  will'certainly not have a benef'v-ial influence upon .the agricultural industry. This concludes the general remarks I have to make to you, but before sitting down. I will ask you -o  appreciate that tiie results of the year's  working has not been, brought about',  without, 'hard work by our general  manager. Mr. Stikeman, and his. stuff,  and i am sure you will allow us io  convey to those in Canada and lo our  "London office your hearty thanks for  their continued good services in the inr  terests of the bank. I. beg to move  Unit the report and accounts lie adopted, and if any proprietor wishes lo ask  any questions t will be pleased to reply lo him  to the best of my ability.  ..Mr. Henry It. I'Vtrror. seconded the  resolution. -.  No question's being asked, the resolution was put to the meeting and was  carried  unanimously. *  Messrs. 0-. D. Whatman, J. ,T. Cater,  and H. .1. H. Kendall, the retiring  Directors, were re-elected, and Mr. C.  W. Tomkinson ��� was elected to fill the  vacancy caused by the resignation of  Mr. Maurice G. C. Glyn. who found it  impossible for him to devote sufficient  time for'the conscientious discharge of  his: duties on the Hoard.  THE   BANK   OF   BRITISH   NORTH   AMERICA.  Dr.  To Capital       20.(100 Shares of .12  Tn  Iti'servc-  l-'nnd   -To -De posltffl_and ���C tii-ren t���A ceo ti n t s  To  Notes in Cireulnilon  BALANCE SHEET, 30th DECEMBER, 1905    $l.Sfifi.0(!'i.fili  Cr.  ieb   fully   paid:  77... T77AA.    3.3*'iRT577:so~|  To Hills payable anil nther    Liabilities,     inr-ludiiig  provision   for  contiiwneies       lii.l?.S.70S.!>S  To  Reba.te Account  81.229.90  To   Liabilities on   Kniliii-seinetils       $l.i::!9. Iii.1.!i2  Hy Cash and Specie at  Bunkers and  '    ���    ' ���  in  Hand   ...   .'. $ 3,782,453.58  .    2 111.:::i:i.:-*.i! i    H.v Cash at Call and Short   Notice    .  10,905,581.58  .  20.223.051.Of) |  '��� $H,CSS,035.ie  "    "       By^lm'-Mtmetit***^^--1^^  To  Profit  and   Loss Account:  Balance brought forward     from    .".0th  June.    1905 '... .  $192.2n7.7��  Dividend  paid October.    1905     l-lii.oon.OO  $4i;.257.T*'  Net   Profit   for  Hie ball'   year   ending  this dale, after ilorluotinft-  all   current   charges,   and    providing     for  bad anil doubtful debts        2S7.4fj2.-ll  Deduct:  Transferred to Bank Premises  ��� Account     ,.   ,.* $4S.fif>G.6G  Transferred to "Resprvc Fund   97.333.33  Transferred   to  Officers'  Widows'   and  Orphans1   Fund.    2.500.00  Transferred "to Officers'   Pension Fund     2.951.05  Transferred to Officers'   Life  Insurance   Fund..        973.33  $333,720.17  Balaiice available for  April   Dividend...  152.42-1.91  181,295.20  $17.001.4H2.S7  Consols. ��253,000 at  SC,   National War Loan.  ��50,000  at  90   ...  $1,05S,SS9.33  219,000.00  Dominion  of  Canada Bonds,   ��140,000  at 97   Oilier  Securities       $.1,277,889.33  fi(i0.S9::.:i3  litis,70U.!iO  By Hills Itc.ecivable. I/Oans on Security, and other  Accounts      Hy Bank Premises, etc..- in London, and at the  Rr!inclv.*-s    .'   By Deposit with .Dominion (iovurntnem required by Act of 1'ai liamont for Security of CSen-  ernl    Hank   Note Circulation    "   Note.���The latest monthly Return received  from Dawson is Hint of the 30th November,  1905. and the figures of tliat Upturn arc introduced into this Account. The balance of  the transactions for December with that  Hranch lias beeo carried lo Suspense Account, pending tlie receipt of the December  accounts.  2.i;02.489.56  2S.7H.071.41  S41.fi0l.32  .    155.175.42  $47,001,462,87  We haw examined the above B ah-meo Sheet-with  the Hooks iu  London,  aiul the  Certified  Returns  from the Branches, and  |i*rid ii to present   a true statement of tin." Hank's affairs  o *  EDWIN   WATKUHOL'SIO.  GEOUCE SN10ATH. (Or  Price. Wat^rhouse & Co.,  London,   22nd February,   100C. Auditors. Chartered   Accountants.)  the glacier on Mt. Temple, because it  is seven miles from the railway, many  travellers think it is only a few feet  in thickness, it must be at least 200  feet, On the other hand, it is possible  that in the early guide books of the  C. P. It. the Green Glacier on the east  side of Mt, Stephen was rated as entirely too thick, said to be in the early  folders 500 feet, which may be an exaggeration, and there were some  descriptions that impiled that our  Canidiau peaks were higher than the  Alps! Here is one way of ascertaining- the standard that should be applied  the mountains: Get first the idea of  "tree line,'" then of the limit of vegetation, then of the slopes of  bare  rock.  then of the glaciers and snow fields,  and the cornices tliat cling to the crest.  Trees run up the sides of the mountains to about 7,000 feet in the Rockies  and about a thousand feet lower in the  Selkirks. Vegetation, in the shape of  shrubs, flowers, moss and heath, proceeds from a thousand to two thousand  feet higher, when tlie slope's are not loo  steep or covered with rocks. The  glaciers in the Selkirks come down  sometimes as low as 5,000 feet above  sea level. While from the peak of a  mountain you get a great panoramic  view, yet sometime from a height of  about seven or eight thousand feet you  can see more detail iti the way of lakes  ravines, valleys, couloirs���aud pick up  some good imitations of Sotch heather  and capture-some gaily colored butter-  fies.  Some mountains have different  shapes in the same ranges, many of  them rising up., in an individualistic  way; in other ranges they seem to  cop3- the conformation one from another. Fantastic sometimes are the  peaked summits, and if a mountain  looks monotonous il is because you are  not studying carefully the slopes and  the curvature of the sides and tiie  whole configuration. The views are  finest perhaps, when a great mass rises  up steadiiy and in isolation���like Mt.s  Cascade, Castle, Temple, Tupper, Big  Chief,  or   the   Three   Sisters,    Many  /   ".  Ha.s   been   d   favorite  from   it*.birth,   as. is.  evidenced by is popul-'  aritv in all the towns  ml  of the Boundary.  For Sale at all Leading  Hotels either draught or  bottled,       . i  ��� Insist or having-        )  :  "ELKHORN"  MADE BY THE  ll  ...FLOYD & COX. Proprietors  PURE  MILK   AND CREAM  Delivered  Daily to any part  ..of'th^ city.  The  Freshest Bread  Cakes,   Buns   and   Pastry   always on hand.    We also ca^jy  a   lirst   class  stock  of   Staple  .'Groceries.  STAR  PHONE A 86.  oooooooooooooooooooooooooo  H. BDNTIE  CONTRACTOR  AND BUILDER  Dealer   in    Sash,   Doors, \  Turned  Work  and  Inside Finish,  Etc.  ESTIMATES FURNISHED.  .GREENWOOD.  B. C.  oooooooooooooooooooooooooo  S. BARRYYUILL  PRACTICAL       WATCHJIAKKH,      AND  JKWKLI.KK.  All -.vorkguar-mteed    GREENWOOD  fi'. ;',\i'.,'iim . eyes seem incapable of discerning the  shapings and chisellings of natur.'s  sculpture-work���on the li^�� of railway  are hoodoc s. spires, a hors�� and rider,  : a funeral pyre, a hermit and dog-, "camels from Egypt," the pyramid of Che-  - opa, castellated turrets--, and drawbridges, eto. Many have looked upon  the photograph of "The Mountain of  the Holy Croas" near DfcrtVer, Colorado. This is formed by two deep  crack* packed in with snow and ice,  with a background of black rocks behind, (but one side of this mountain  haa now fallen, taking with.it one arm  of the cross). Southwest "from Calgary a different and equally noble  croa** looms up .to discerning eyes; it i.s  on the Banded mountain, and consists  ���of two uplifted ridges of-:*tock intersecting one another, while behind,  from the upper part of the cross up to  the pyramid' pjeak of the summit, is  spread out, throughout almost all  months of the year, a background of  pure snow.  The steeper a inouutain/ is on one  side, the more - accessible it usually is  from some other side. Mountains have  all they can do to maintain their equilibrium and preserve their own peaks!  A ud where a castellated tower or crest  rises up, as on tbe Crow's Nest mountain, and the highest wall of Stephen  and the top of Cathedral aud other  summits���Nature has thoughtfully, in  most cases, thrown a ledge around a  precipice, aud opened up a chimney-  crack just at the perilous places. Many  of the mountains have sent down  ���mall or large rock slides. A curved  peak near Arrowhead threw a mass of  debris into the Arro,? lake three years  years ago, which raised a tidal wave  . that broke the C. P. R. steamer from  her moorings at the wharf, and only  for the cool headedness and good sea  manship of her captain she would have  beehdashed to pieces or sunk. Near  Field, from the slopes of Cathedral  mountain, there are . isible evidences  of a great slide, perhaps second only  to the Frank slide. As for this last  one, I think Turtle mountain was  largely composed of gravel on the side  from which the rocks fell, and some  other mountains in that neighborhood  -.present the same appearance, the heavy  rocks on the surface being apparently  a sort of veneering. There are evidences of slides also in the "ice-gorge"  on Mt. Stephen and in a valley between  Peaks Stutfield and Wooley:-" A little  slope of eatth slid right a.way some  years ago at Maple Ridge near Westminster Junction, and last year a small  hill moved away at Spence's bridge  and buried a settlement of Indians.  What is the height of our loftiest  mountains? Tl.e higheatso far known  is Mount Robson, 13,500 fact, west of  the Yellowhead Pass. Next to it are  Mounts Columbia (12,000), Forbes (12,-  100), Alberta (12,000). These last  . named xt'ountains are 50 to 90 miles  north of Lagg-an. Then come Lyell,  Athabasca and Assiniboine. The  highest mountains visible easily from  the railway are Tern-pie (11,637),  Stephen (10,523), Vaux (10,741), Sir  Donald (10,806), and Bonney (10,700).  ,=ai^Avalanches   .all   from  the cornices  and the overhanging glaciers on the  mountain crests. Iu Abbot's pass, between the steep sides of Lefrov and  Victoria, great masses are often to be  seen, launched out suddenly into space.  ��� Then there is a noise like the roar of  Niagara, and behind the avalanche  streams of snow-dust  trail   down like  .cascades. Climbiny up the deep side  of a high crest yon oft< n find a shelf  of snow and ice extending over your  head for 20 feet or more into space.  This needa cauti.in  :>nd   more caution  . perhaps, when you are rounding peaks  or corners where the snowslope seems  firm but has nothing but air beneath  it. As for the glaciers, they move an  inch or two on an average each day.  Some are steep, others- like the Victoria glacier, near Lake Louise���almost  level. The ice is vicious and the snout  of the glaciers is usually the most slippery and dangerous pnrt. The reason  of this is because the warm air of the  valley lias effect upon the ice, and the  glacier itself is fed usually from a  snow field (reve) covering a large area.  The r've ou the slopes of Mount Columbia is said to include 200 square  miles, and in many places, as near  Glacier House, the snow fields often  connect and combine. In climbing to  ihe great ice-field of Mount Hector,  you mount up to a height of perhaps  9,000 feet and reach a high escarpment  the climate seems tropical  all the way  to divide itself, but the two sides have  passed the obstruction  and come together again, curving right   round the  lower rocks.    Oh the south  side of the  Upper   Bow   lake   there   is   a   three-  pronged glacier on   view,  most interesting and  weird.    There  is another  fairly similar one in the Yoho  valley.  Some glaciers receive many avalanches  of   stones   from   the   mountain   sides  which hem them in     On a level glacier you will find   fiat   rocks  many feet  up in the air, supported  by an attenuated pillar of ice.    This position is due  to their shielding   off the  rays of the  sun.   Streams course  their  way  over  and   through   Ihe   ice-fields,  running  into crevases and moulins, and  finally  emerging from the foot of the glacier,  milky in  color.    This  color  is  due   to  the   steady movement of the glacier  pounding down the rocks it carries and  grinding them on tlie rockhed beneath,  and sometimes the ice in   its slow and  earlier journeys has evidently cut away  cliffs and undermineil ledges and made  formidable erosions aud  gorges.   The  stones taken down by  the  glaciers are  thrown together into large deposits at  the base, called terminal moraines, and  on   their   flanks  are piled  up   lateral  moraines.   These are worth studying  often as to their relative position  rnd  size, giving much  light as  to the receding and melting down of the glaciers.    At the foot of the great Illecille-  waet glacier, Dr. Green and Mr. Vaux  have put bands of paint upon terminal  rocks with dates showing plainly how  this ice field  is  shrinking.    But  some  glaciers, instead of receding, are pushing out  into the timber growth aud  pushing it down.    This holds good of  a glacier near Moraine lake, and of another in a valley between Stutfield and  Wooley  Peaks, where the ice is sheltered  from  the sun  by a heavy rock-  slide.    As you   climb   up the  Heaver  valley   on   the  C.   P.  R., lookiug out  across, you see  a large rangt  of  hills  called   the   Prairie hills.     These  are  probably  moraines,' formed by a glacier that at one time filled ,up the valley,   and   we   may   conclude  that the  glaciers  which   remain   are  remnants  and relics of the Great Ice Age.    The  passes are also  interesting io traverse.  Above the Upper Bow Lake you come  to .i shoulder whence a striking panorama discloses  itself.   On  one side is  is the source of the Bow river running  past  Calgary, on the other side, out of  a cavern at the f< ot of a glacier, runs  a swift stream which is the main source  of the North   Saskatchewan, passing  Edmonton, and even on the pass itself,  which   is   a  sort of meadow,  a little  morass   covers   the   summit   in    wet  weather, out of which small streams  trickle, one to  the Bow,  the other to  the   ether   river     And away  farther  north,   near   Columbia  mountain,  on  the sides of the Dome, 11,650 feet high,  the  snow   melts   at the  foot  of the  glaciers and runs into three different  rivers���the Athabasca.emptying finally  into   the   Arctic   sea;  the   Columbia,  emptying into the Pacific; a branch of  the   Saskatchewan, emptying at   last  into the Atlantic via Hudson's  Bay.  There is another pass  that should be  referred to.    David Douglas, the botan-  ist=r^stood=-i n���a���va lley���bet ween=���two  nioun'ains. after coming west through  the Yellowhead pass, aud these mountains  he   named   Brown  and   Hooker,  and estimated them  as  16,000 to 17,000  feet high.    And geographers have ever  since set down these names aud credited  them  with these  altitudes.    The pass  has   certainly   been  definitely   located  by virtue of a little circnlar pool named  "The Committee's   Punch   Bowl," but  within the last few years Wilcox, Cole-  nian,  Collie and others  have  visited  this spot, and have surveyed the mountains and have found them to be only  9,000 to 10.000 feet in height."  PTt!^1^1!H?Hn??!H?!?!!H^!n!!!nf^!??r?n!!;!!?!??HH!?!?n^  THE COMFORTABLE WAY.  S. F. & ML RY.  B0.,.��� ���    Northport.    Koss-  8:15 a.m,  ,nil,1:^..iC(l��� :..  8:15 a.m  8:15 a.m.!  8:15 a.m,  8:15 a.m,| K  PHOENIX  Spokane. Scuttle,  Everett, Bel Unchain, Vancouver.  Victoria and all  CoaHt points   SpMa.'.e,   Ferule,  ii pe.tr  irriieapoli:  <'Vr.au il  public,  ���tVlrthippir, St.Paul  Porks. Re-  Marcus....  Daily  Arrive  6:05 p.m, j  6:05 p.m.  6:05 p.m.  laml, jlflsoii  :     Kaslo, Saniloii    6:05  _      i           Coniu'ctiii;,' al Spokane With the famous  " OMENTAL   LIMITED."  2    Daily   Overland  Trains   2  r-Yom Spokane for Winnipeg,  St. Paul, Minneapolis, St. Louis,  Chicago aud all points east.  .For complete information,  rates, berth reservations, etc,  call on or address  M. M. STEPHENS.  Agent, Plioenix.  I S. G. YERKES.  i A P.A..Seattle.  MINERAL ACT 18%  Certificate of ImDrovement.  NOTICE.  "Sunday"   anil   "Monday"    Mineral    Claims,  situate in  the  Greenwood Mininir Division  of Yale District.    Where located: On Wallace mountain.  TAKK NOTICK   thatl. C, JR. Shaw, agent  tor John Frost, free miner's certificate No.  B'J1501; John Marshall, free miner's certificate  No. TS91545: Fred Munn. free miner's certificate  No. 1191585; George M. Poster, faee miner's  Certificate No. B915U, intend, sixty days from  the date hereof, to apply to the Mining Recorder for Certificates of Improvements, for  the purpose of obtaining- Crown Grants of the  above claims.  And further take notice that action, under  section 37, must be commenced before tlie issuance of such Certificat.-; of Improvemente.  Dated this 10th dav ot Februarv, 1900.  27-35 '     C. JR. SHAW.P. L. S.  MINERAL ACT 18%.  ceriificate of Improvements  NOTICE.  "Morniujf Glory" and "Rain Storm" Mineral  Claims, situate iti the Greeuwood Mining  Division of Yale District. Where located:  On Cedar Creek, about ei|*rht miles from its  mouth.  TAKE NOTICE that we, John Bergman,  Free Miner's Certijreate No. B91629, and Chas.  E.Johnson. Fiee Miner's Certificate No. B91520,  intend.sixty days from thedate liereof, to apply  lo the Mining Recorder for a .Certificate of Im-  provements for the purpose of obtaining* a  Crown Grant of the above claim,  And further take notice that action, under  section 37, must be commenced before tho issuance of such Certificate of Improvements.  Daled this 22nd day of September, A. D. 190s.  ���28-36  MINERAL ACT.  Certificate of Improvements.  NOTICK.  Blue  Jay"   Mineral   Claini,   situate    hi    ilie  Greenwood   Miuiutr   Division  nf   Yale Dis  tricl.   Where located:    lu Skvlark  Camp,  AKE NOTICE that we. M._ II. Wane, l-'ri-e  MINERAL ACT.  Certificate of Improvements.  NOTICE.  rriumv'uate Fractional" Mineral Claim, situate in  the Greenwood Mining Division of  YaleDistrict.   Where located: In Skylark-  Camp, adjoining the Skylark mineral claini  AKE NOTICE 'bat I, James Stuart Birnie.  Free Miner's Certilicate No. B9155S,intend,  fij?tty_rtays  front the date liereof.  to apply to  "to the Miriitfe KecorUcr^loi'~a"-Certtficate- -of  lmprovements. forthe purpose of obtainiuir :i  Crown Grant of the above claini.  Aud  further take notice that action, under  section 37, must be commenced  before  ihe  Is  suance of such Certificateof Improvements.  Dated this iStli day of February, A   T>. 1905.  2">-33  ������-T"*��/  T  Miner's Certilicate No. I5S5U1S. John VV.  Nelson. Free Miner's Certilicate No. HHt.3i.-l, M.  J. Price. Free Miner's Certilicate N'o. li'U'.'Xi,  Evan I'arry, Free Miner's Certilicate No.  B915&2. and I.. S, Morrison, Free Miner's Certificate No. IWlSlo. intend, sixty days irom  the date hereof, to apply to the " Miuiuir  Recorder for Certificales of Improvements,  for the purpose of obtaining a Crown Grant of  the above claim.  And further take notice that action, umidsection 37. must be commenced before the  issuauce of such Certificates of  Improvements.  Dated this 2oth dav of March, A. 1). 19��.. 30.3s  MINERAL   ACT.  NOTICE.  NOTICE is hereby (riven thai, Ml days after  date, I intend to apply to the Honorable the  Chief Commissioner of Lands aud Work4 for  permission to purchase 320 acres of land, more  or less, for grazinpr purposes, iu Township i.s  of tlie Similkameeii Division of Yale District,  described as follows: Commencing at the  north-west corner of Lot SC2 in said Township  6S. tlience east 40 chains, tlience north SOchaius.  more or less, to lot-U.2 S.thence west -lit chains,  tlience south SO chains more or less to tin- point  of commencement.  ttock Creek, H. C March V>, WW..  30-3S S. T. I.ARSKN.  MINERAL   ACT.  Certificate of Improvements.  NOTICE.  if the sun   is shining,  but .when   you j  come to   Ml!   gap which   forwards  YOU i "Copper Mine Fractional" Mineral Claim, situ-  towards the lion-like peak* tou plunge I      ate '"' (;<"eenwc->d Mininir Division of Yale  r       a    i        District.   Where located: In Copper Camp.  TAKE NOTICE that I. C. JR. Shaw, ajrent  for William Hanna, Free Miner's Certificate Xo. B91577, !utend, sixty days from the date  hereof, to apply to the Mininir" Recorder for a  Certificate of Improvements, for the purpoe*** of  obtainiutr a Crown Grant of the nboveclaim.  And further u.ke notice that action, undar  ���action 37, must be commenced before the *imb-  ance ot anch Certificate* of Improvem*>nt��.  Dated ihis *,th day of March, A  D., 1906.  31-39 C-flv.SU AW.  in fiye minutes' time into -Arctic con  ditions���snow, cold air, frigidity.    Nature  abounds in   moments and varieties.  Glaciers, ot course, throw themselves into all kinds of shapes. A  cliff will  sort} tines cause  the icebed  Certificate of Improvement.  NOTICK.  " ISlack   Warrior.'  Mineral Claim, situale  iu  the Oreeuwonil   Mining   Division  of  Yale  District.      Where   located:    In    IVadwoml  camp.  TAKE   NOTICE lhai   I.  Ella J. Ar:hibald.  Free   Miner's   Certificate    No.   I{"��ltr4,   intend,  sixty days from the date hereof,   to apply to  the Mluiiifr Kecorder  for a Certificate of Improvements for the purpose of   obtaining   a  Crown Grant to theabove claim.  Aud   further take notice that action  under  section 37, must be commenced  before the is  suance of such certificate of improvements.  Dated this 27th dav of January .-A. D. 1905  23-31 "EI/I,A J. ARCHIBALD.  MINERAL ACT.  Certificate of Improvements-  NOTICE.  'Keuo" Mineral Claim, situate  iu  (.reenwood  Mininir Division   of  Yale  District.    Where  located:   Beaver Camp,- Wallace Mountain,  West Fork of Kettle River.  TAKE NOTICE that I. Forbes M. Kerby.  Free Miner's Certilicate No. B74615, intend,  sixty days from the date hereof, to apply to the  Mining Recorder fora Certificate of Improvements, for the purpose of obtaining* a Crown  Grant of the above claim.  And further tak�� notice that action,  under  suction 37, must be commenced before the is  suance of such rertificate of Improvements.  Dated this 31st dav of March. A. D. HO'..  30-39 FORBES. M. KEKKY.  rogress ais<  Progress and development are terms  closely identified wilh life.in the West, In  a new country people are working daily  for the upbuilding of town, city and dis*-  trict, and for the improvementof the con>  ditions under which men and women are  called upon to live. Every act of daily life  that tends to bettering one's surroundings  makes directly or indirectly for the im^  provement of society generally. In all this  the local newspaper plays an important  part, Among its local readers it stimulates  an increasing interest in their home city,  keeping them posted on all local happen*  ings, and becomes a welcome weekly  messenger, bearing bright and welcome  tidings. Arnon^ its outside readers it  forms a valuable advertising medium  making known the merits, advantages and  prospects of the city and attracting thither  citizens who want employment, business  firms looking for locations, and capitalists  seeking investments. In the upbuilding  of a town, city or district the local paper  is an important factor.  BOUNDARY CREEK   TIMES  ���~ The Boundary Cree*: Times aims to do  j^ its full and complete share in the upbuilds  j~i ing and improvement of Greenwood and  z: the Boundary  district.    It  is not handi/  ��~ capped in its work By any restraining ob^  ~z ligations to any party, clique or corpora^  E~ tion. but it is  free  aft. all times to rise up  E= and promote the best interests of the, City  g*E  '        of Greenwood and its people.    To do this  ^ - most. thoroughly    and   satisfactorily   the  j~ Times must have the support and coopera.-  E�� tion of the citizens of Greenwood.  SS Every effort is being put forth to make  S�� the Times   the   class   of newspaper  the  ;~E people want.   Increasing attention is being  g~ continually  paid to mining news, especi^  tS ally of that nature that will interest those  ����� employed in the  work as  well as  those  sS whose capital is invested in the properties.  8~ With this end in view we aim to have  % A Subscriber in Every Home  �� Asa result of the efforts that have already 3  5 been put forth, we believe that an increase 52*  ^ interest is already being taken in its news 2;  S columns,    We have evidences of this from ..ra  ^ the fact that the subscription list is already ~3  i~ growing j the  street sales  are  increasing ra  ^ weekly and  the news  dealers find  more ~;  X demand for each succeeding issue,    This is ra  j~ a satisfactory condition of affairs that acts ~3  SE in two ways.   It increases the revenue of ra  ���~ the circulation department and it makes the ~3  E: paper a first-class advertising medium for ra  ���^ local business men. ~3  j~ In handling local advertising every effort 3  EE if .put forth to protect the Greenwood mer^ ra  ~~ chant. The local page is reserved for them 3  iS and foreign advertising has been repeatedly ra  ��~ refused because the advertising manager 25  ��r refused to disturb the positions held by local ^3  **; advertisers. ra  E~ Business men of Greenwood, we are here ra  Er to protect and advertise you.    We are pro** j^S  j~ tecting you! Do you advertise? Read The 3  S^ Times, subscription $2.00 per year. 3  g Advertise in the Times, Rates Reasonable 3  E^r The   Boundary  Creek   Times   Printing  and ~5  g~ Publishing- Co., Limited. ra  S~ Duncan Ross. Pres.     H. O. Lamb. Man. Ed. ra  S^r phone 2��. 9a  # Dr. Mathison, Dentist.  Flowers at Mrs. Bernard's, phone A31  H. Wright of Nelson, visited Greenwood Tuesday.  Ralph Smailes is expected home  from the Coast today.  Mrs. W. McBride returned Monday  from a tour through Alberta.  Bruce Craddock left Thursday for  Bulkey valley via Vancouver.  J. L. White of Victoria, is visiting  . with his brother, R. C. G. White.  For Sai.k���One No. 9, Cook Stove,  6 l'da, in good coiiditipu... Apply at  this office. 31  C. E. Miller, Gordon Wadsvrorth and  W. P. Tierney of Nelson were visitors  in the city this week,  , Mrs, li,Pordman returned Tuesday  from the Green River Hot springs,  Washington, much improved in health.  Don't wait until you are out of a  supply of billheads, letterheads and  envelopes before you order a new stock.  Clement Vastier, Beaverdell superintendent of tlie  Sally   mine,    is  in the  city thia week on   business  connected  wilh the property.  Truemau,   photographer,    of   Van-  ���'������ coiiver, will visit Greehwood Saturday,  -. April 7th, for a Bhort time.' Thisis your  chance to secure the best in photos.   31  Sidney   Webb,    of    Midway,     who  .  among others  is interested  in ihe irrigated fruit lands project of the Kettle  - valley wak in town  on  bnsiness  Wed-  ��� nesday.  Messrs.  P.  T.   and Donald McCal-  ��� Ium of Grand Forks spent a few days  in Greenwood this week. The latter  is business manager for the Grand  Forks Gazette. .  The Times is in receipt of a most  handsome hanger sent ont by the  Tourist Association of Victoria, which  gives splendid lithographed views of  Victoria and vicinity. The work was  executed by the B. C. Engraving Co.i  of Victoria.  Upon inquiry at the C. P. R.depot it  was learned that no information had  beeu received there regarding the re  ported change in the time for the ar-,  rival and departure of trains and that  the present service would <jontiriue for  sometime at least.  Word has been received f��om Duncan  Ross. M. P.. to the effect < that he and  hia daughter Christine, have both recovered from their recent attack of  diptheria. Mr. Ross is ..back in the  house and hard al work for his constituents.  The buildings .occupied oy T. M.  Gulley & Co., the Canadian Bank of  Commerce and the Mellor block have  been greatlylimproved by liberal coats  of paint. Other Copper street business  houses might well follow this good example including the postoffice.  Next   Wednesday   night  a  meeting  will be held in G. R.  Naden's oftice for  the   purpose   of forming   a  Boundary  "Baseball   League * and   to   arrange   a  ^jscheduiejorthe season.,__ Invitations  have been extended to the presidents  of the Grand Forks, Phoenix, Boundary falls and Midway clubs.  A large number of the young people  of the Methodist church spent a pleasant time at the home of Rev. and Mrs.  Hastings Wednesday evening. A  ���variety of games were enjoyed and a  pleasing musical program waa rendered  Refreshments were served and a most  enjoyable evening brought to a close  by singing "Auld Lang Svne."  "Some weeks ago during the severe  winter weather both my wife and m y  sell contracted severe colds which  ., speedily developed into the worst kind  of la grippe with all its miserable  symptiohs," says Mr. J. S. Egleston  of Maple Landing, Iowa. "Knees and  joints tching, muscles' sore, head stoped up, eyes and nose running, with  alternate spells of chills- and fever. We  began using Chamberlain's Cough  Remedy, aiding the same with a double  dose of Camberlain's Stomach and  Liver Tablets, aud by its liberal use  soon completely knocked out the grip."  Sold by All Druggists.  There was a temporary improvement  in the mail service to Greenwood for  two davs this week, which was much  appreciated by the public, but it did  not last. On April 1st the Great Northern began carrying the Greenwood  mail through to Midway and for two  evenings Ihe Macdonald stage line  brought it to the postoffice here. The  stage line, however, discontinued this  as"they had no contract for the work,  and uow the mail arriving at Midway  at t��ight by the Great Northern is  brought to Greenwood on the 2:30 train  next day. This is a slight improvement, as Eastern Canada and Amen  o can mail now readies here an hour  -parlicr than heretofore.  Dr. Simmons,Dentist; open evening's.  Sick headache result from a derangement of the stomach and is cured by  Chamberlain's Stomach ��� and Liver  Tablets.    Sold by All Druggists.  Rev. J. Leech-Porter, rector of St.  Jude's church will deliver a lecture on  "The Seven Sayings of Christ" on  Good Friday, April 13th, from 12 to 3  p. m. All are i ordially invited to  attend.  The new collars and extension hanies  for the fire team have arrived but as  there is no harnessmaker located in  Greenwood they had to send to Midway to have the necessary changes  made in the harness before they can be  used.  The Boundary Falls boys are for n-  ing a baseball 'club. They are confident that* after a few practices they  will be able lo beat any team in the  Boundary. They have already laid  plans to meet the winners in the proposed Bonndary league at Ihe very  first opportunity. c  PROGRESS AT SMELTER.  The first shipment of machinery for  the new machine shop at the B. C.  smelter is expected in two weeks. It  is being supplied' from the Canadian  Fairbanks Co. The heavy tools are  being supplied by the John Bertram  Co., of Dundas, Ont. The structural  steel is expected to arrive soon after  the machinery,  The excavations for the uew additions have been completed and work  has started on the flue extensions. The  masonary work on the foundations has  also been started and the front bank of  ore bins have been dismantled and new  timbers are being framed.  At th e Mother I ode mine drifting at  the 300 foot   level  is in   progress and  diamond  drill   prospecting is proceed  ing.  - Diamond drilling is now in progress  at the Oro Denora, which has recently  come under the- control of the B. C.  Copper Co.  ooooooooooooooooo^ooooooooo  CANADIAN  Y!  iR A I L W A  EASTER  EXCURSION  RATES  FARE AND ONE-THIRD  ROUND TRIP.  On Sale April 11-16  Good returning until  April 17,  Tickets on sale at all Can. Pae. Ry.  offices, Pt. Arthur to Vancouver, including-Kootenay division points.  For full partionlars apply to local  ayeius* or write  E.   fi��.   REDPATH.   AttENT.  ������-=*���-GRBENWOOO,-.=^^���^_=  5 E. J. COYLE, J. S. CARTER.  6 G. P. A. Vancouver' I).P.A.Nelson.  OOOOOOOOOx. w ^ JOOOOOOOOOOOOO  Chicago, Milwaukee &  St Paul Railway  'THE MILWAUKEE'  "The Pioneer Limited." St.  Paul to Chicago. "Short Line"  Omaha to Chicago. "Southwest Limited." Kansas City  to Chicago.  No train in the service of any  railroad in the world equals iu  equipment that of the Chicago,  Milwaukee & St. Paul Ry.  They own and operate their  own sleeping and dining cars  and give their patrons an excellence of service not obtainable elsewhere. Berths iu their  sleepers are Longer. Higher,  Wider, than in similar cars on  other lines. They protect their  trains by the Block System.  Connections made with All  transcontinental lines in Union  Depots.  R. L. FORD, Commercial Agent-  Room 2, Marble Bank, Building,  Spokane, Wash.  H. S. ROWE. General Aeent.  Portland, Ore.  GOING TO BULKLEY.  Considerable interest is now being  taken in Bulklev valle3' in northern  British Columbia.' This district is rich  in minerals and the valley is suitable  for farming. Several Greenwood peo  pie,-including-George_ Finl-:y, formerly  superintendent of the Water works,  James Johnson, William Hanna and  James Ryan expect to leave in a few  days for Vancouver, where they will  lay in a stock of supplies and proceed  about April 15th by boat to Essington,  where they will catch a river steamer  pud continue their journey to Hazelton. The remainder of the distance to  tlv: valley will be made by   pack train.  TH E  GRANBY DIVIDEND.  The Granby Co. have just declared a  dividend for 3465,000 payable May 12th.  This was announced at their meeting  held-Tuesday in New York city. This  means a tremendous lot to the Bound  ary, as it goes far to stimulate interest  in mining here and to strengthen confidence ill the country.  *^ TUt3  (�� *y  LIMITED-    fl|>  LET ��S  do up your Lace  Curtains for you,  our work can not  be excelled. You  need them done, it  is house cleaning-  time.  RING UP  59  and wagon will call.  GREENWOOD STEAM  LAUNDRY CO.  IttBS  Easter  Flowers  Flowers and plants for  church und home decoration for , '  EASTER  Send your orders in now.'  Easter Sunday is April 15      :  MRS. ADA BERNARD  FLORIST  GOVERNMENT ST., NORTH.  PHONE A 31.  House, sigh and all   exterior and  and interior painting and decor  ating flromptly done.  UJall Papering  And Kalsomining  Send in your spring orders.  Cbompson $ Houston,  Box��255, Greenwood.  Shop Government street.  i���:'jqi!~~i  .WHEN ARE YOU  j   COMING IN?  4��  4>  LE0TR1G  Electric   current   supplied    for     4��  Power, Lighting, Heating and  Ventilating. Power furnished  for Hoisting and air-compressing plants, with an absolute  guarantee   of continuous   power  Get Our Rates. We Can Save Yoii Money  r  SUNDAY DINNERS  served in first-class style.  Splendid Menu.  OYSTERS served to order in all styles.  '^"9  LUNCH COUNTER  Open at all Hours. Prompt Service.  WHS  PACIFIC CAFE  HOWARD MOORE, . Proprietor.  J  UNION MEAT MARKET  FRESH   VEGETABLES���yoiatoes;;  Cabbage. Turnips. Carrots, Parsnips, etc.,etc.  DAIRY PRODUCE���-Finest Creamery  Butter, Fresh Laid Eggs,<-just in from, the  Country.  TURKEYS   AND  Tender and Toothsome.  CHICKENS-  j. P. FLOOD,     Prop  ���VVVA��WV��/*  EXCEPTIONAL VALUES FOR ONE  WEEK.  A. L. WHITE  ^=  Jf  NATIONAL CAFE  GREENWOOD. B, C-  OPEN DAY AND NIGHT  First Class in Every Respect.   Popular   Prices,  Of all the arts in all the books,  The best is still the art of cooks;  The wife who failed her mate to  suit.  Was ill-advised to feed the brute.  But mine it is to do far more���  To tickle palates by the score.  To serve the dinners in a way  That would tickel a ironrmet.  8  9  \\jTnbs��r H��tel  !  o 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  J. P. FORSTELL  PROP  CEBw  THOMAS THOMAS  MERCHANT    TAILOR  SPECIAL ATTENTION GIVEN CLEANING AND REPAIRING  ONE DOOR SOUTH OF  POSTOFFICE, GREENWOOD. 15- C. BOUNDARY   GREEK TIMES.  WALL  PAPER  New stock just arrived. All  the latest designs and colorings.    A   complete   range   of  INGRAIN :-: PAPERS  mnrnxmrnrnXmrMm *irmm  If you have any idea of papering   do   not   f;iil   lo  see   our  Stock and prices.  COLES & FRITH  TELEPAONE NO. 33  MORE WATER NEEDED  A Reservoir on Providence  Creek Proposed  NEW FIRE ALARM SYSTEM  Council Passes Motion to Install Six  Street Boxes���New Power  Plant Is Favored.  The most important council meeting-  so far this year was the one held last-  Monday night and it was one at which  the attendance of Aldermen was  smaller than usual. Those present  were, Mayor Naden, Aldermen McRae,  Bunting, Wood and Mathison. Three  very important questions came up for  discussion and after thorough consideration definite action was taken on  them all. The weighty questions  which the city fathers were called upon  to consider were, the installation of a  fire alarm system, the extension of the  water works system, to include n uew  reservoir on Providence creek, and ihe  granting of a twenty year franchise to  the Greenwood Electric company for  the use of the streets. More extended  notice of the latter is made in another  column. 3  NEW FIRE AI.AKMS.  In dealing with Ihe fire alarm system Alderman McRae stated that he  had investigated the proposed electric  street box system, as used in the large  cities,,and also the telephone system,  as* used in P'loenix, and he had become convinced that the former was  the most practical, servicable, aud in  the end, the cheapest. The system is  "Iciiown^as^the" Gamweliy" and-^as "out-"  lined by E. G. Warren of the Greenwood Electric company, provision was  made for nine street boxes, three on  Copper street, one of those at the Imperial hotel corner, one at the Bank uf  Montreal corner and one near Mc-  Creath's liquor store. The others  would be located as follows: Two on  Gold street, two on Kimberly avenue,  one near the Presbyterian church and  one at the fire hall, for a general  alarm. The total cost for such a system would be about $1,000, exclusive  of labor, which Mr. Warren offered to  donate  to  the  citv.    After some  dis  cussion   it   was   decided  to  use  fewer  boxes and thus lessen the expense.  On motion of Aldermen McRae ; nd  Bunting it was decided to install a six  box system at an approximate cost of  about $700. A by-law to this effect  will be prepared and submitted to the  people for their endorsement.  MORE WATER NHHDRD  The discussion on   the  extension   of  the water works system was led by His |  Worship, the Mayor,  and   U   was gen-'  crally admitted by the members of the  the council that the question of sccur-I  ing   a   larger    supply   of   water   was  an urgent  one.    His Worship pointed  out that whiie the  present  supply was  quile   sufficient   to   meet   the   present  needs, there was not sufficient   reserve  lo meet   an   extraordinary   emergency,  sucli as a big lire; that with insufficient  water an up-to-date alarm system  ai d  fire   brigade   were  of   little   practical  value.    He was more anxious   that  an  extension be made to the water system  than that an alarm system be installed  or even   street  improvements  be proceeded with.  A   NEW   RESEKVOIR.  The proposition under consideration  was the building of a reservoir on  Providence creek and the extension of  the present mains north to connect  with it. This would provide a supply  from both ends of the town and would  insure an ample quantity. It was  pointed out that such a system would  be au ideal one and would be of great  est service and of least inconvenience  to the public in case of accidents. If a  break occm red in any part of the city  only the houses in the immediate  vicinity would be cut off, and the remainder of the city would uot be  affected. The proposed reservoir would  add some fifty ot sixty thousand gallons to the available supply and the  city engineer reported that the total  cost would be approximate^' $6,500, of  which $1,500 would be for the reservoir  constructed of concrete masonry.  After some discussion a motion was  put through by Aldermen Bunting and  McRae, stating that -in the opinion of  the council it was advisable to secure  an additional supply of water from  Providence creek. This will also be  submitted to tht people for decision.  _     CHICKENS   ABROAD.  Some amusement was caused by reference to the chicken nuisance. The  Mayor remarked that several people  had complained that their efforts to  grow flowers and vegetables were useless on account of their neighbors'  poultry. He desired Al lerman McRae,  who is a well known chicken fancier,  to introduce a by law to compel people  to keep their hens at home and feed  them there. Alderman McRae did not  feel inclined, so the Mayor gave notice  that he would introduce such a by-law.  '     NEW POWER W.ANT.  A letter from E G. Warren outlining  the proposed construction of a new  power plant at Boundary Falls was  read and Mr. Warren was summoned  to the council chamber to discuss the  matter. He explained that the twenty  3'ear franchise asked for, as an encouragement to build a plant, was not an  exclusive one. and pointed out that at  "the^end���of^five-years-the-city���would  have the privilege of purchasing the  plant at its actual value, and that at  any time they might erect a municipal  lighting plant. The council went care-  fnlly into the mattei and favorably  considered the project, instructing Mr.  Warren to have his proposition submitted in the form of a by-law, which  would be considered article by article  at the next meeting. In the matter of  rates Mr. WaTen expressed a willingness to agree to a maximum charge for  street, business and residence light.  The Mayor gave notice that a special  constable had been sworn in to enforce  the health by-law and to collect dog  taxes. The liquor license by-law was  laid over to the next meeting to be held  April 9th. The council then adjourned.  VANCOUVER'S BIRTHDAY  The Bier City Is Twenty Years Old  and Increasing Rapidly-  The Times editor received the following invitation from the Vancouver  "100,000 Club," to attend the celebration now in progress in honor of the  city's twentieth birthday.  " The 100,000 Club of Vancouver request the honor of your presence at  Vancouver's Birthday Celebration to  be held in this city, Friday, April 6th,  19%." Dr. A.  R. Bakrk, Pres.  Norman Norcross, Sec.  What is now the City of Vancouver  was first occupied by fishermen and  lumbermen living in a few wooden  buildings making a small village  known as Gastown. After a time it  assumed more importance and was  called Granville. When it was settled  that the Canadian Pacific railway  would make the town its western terminus, the. hitherto unimportant village at once sprang into prominence  and was incorporated under the name  of Tancouver on April 6, 1886. The  population was then about 600. The  name was chosen in honor of Captain  Geo. Vancouver, R. N , who, one  hundred years ago, explored and named  Burrard Inlet, where the city of today  is built.  The present population is about 55,-  000, but Ihe "100,000 Club" is working  hard to double that in the next few  years.  SUNDAY SERVICES.  SPECIAL VALUES  IN SUITS.  Spring- Suits in latest styles  and colors, $12.50 to $20.00. j  SHOES.  The Slater Shoe  in.Patent, Vici and Box Calf,  from $4.60 to $5.50.  North Star American   Shoe  from S4.50 to $6.50.  Catholic;���Church of the Sacred  Heart.���Divine service 1st, third and  fourth Sunday in each month. Holy  mass at 10 a. m.; vespers and benediction at 7:30 p. m.; Sunday school at  2:30 p.m. Rev. J. A. Bedard, >.). M. 1.,  pastor.  Anglican���St. Jude's. Rev. John  Leech-Porler, B. D., pastor. Services  at 11 a. ni. and 7.30 p. m ; Sunday  school, 2:30 p. m. All seats free, Midway, 2nd Sunday each month at 3:30 p.  m. Phoenix, 1st and 3rd Sunday each  month at 3:30 p. m.  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. in. and 7:30  p. iu ; Sunday school, 2:30 p. m.  Caught Cold While Hunting a  Burg  lar.  Mr. Wm, Thos. Eanorgan,provincial  Constable at Chapleau, Ontario, says:  "I caught a severe cold while hunting  a burglar in the forest swamp last fall.  Hearing of Chamberlain's Cough  Remedy, I tried it, and after using two  small bottles, I was completing cured."  This remedy is intended especially for  coughs and colds. It will loosen and relieve a severe cold in less time than by  any other treatment and is a favorite  wherever its superior excellence has  become known. For sale by All druggists.  Corporation   of   the   City   of  Greenwood,  Now is the time to get your  seeds and start them in the house  so the\- will be ready for spring  transplanting-. Do not delay but  order }'our  Bulk Seeds  at once and we can deliver them  for early seeding. We take  orders for  Bulli Seeds at Catalogue Prices  WHITE BROS.  Dispensing Chemists.  Opticians  IVTOTICE is hereby (jriven that the Assess-  L iL ment Roll lor the year 1906, has been re-  tnrued, and can In: inspected by any person  Uavinjr an interest therein until the sittitiy of  the Court of Revision. The first sillinfr of the*  Court of Revision on the said Assessment Roll  ��i:i be held in the Cily Hall, Greenwood, on  Tuesday, the 1st day of May, 1906, at 10 o'clock,  a. m.  Auy person desiring- to ma.<e complaint  aprainst his or her assessment, must (five notice  in writing to the Assessor, statiujr the jrround  of his or her complaint, at least ten days before  the said date. G. B. TAYLOR, C. M. G.--  Greenwood.l'.. C, March 25th, 190t>.       531-34  ff-Y-?~v*j1    Special  value for  njjjhj    April 7th and <)th  Jttj 95 sf E  CiS^ A. L. White & Co.  Phone 10.  Greenwood Barber Shop  For a good refreshing  BATH  25    ...  CENTS    ...    25  ^  ^  Wm. Frawley, - Prop.  mV  ���:~i~:~>��:��-:  ARRIVED  W SP  W. ELSON.  Merchant Tailor.  Copper  Street.  HATS  Soft ancf hard hats in latest V  styles.  Fedora Flatirous, Stiff  and Crush hats in black, brown  gray and pearl.  CLOTHIERS TO MEN WHO KNOW.  . i  HARDWARE.       GROCERIES.       CLOTHING.  Pabst Celebrated  \        Malt Bxtract  <~x~:~mk*'*<k^:^^  We  have   just   received   another   shipment.    A  contracted   Liquid   Extract  from   Malt and Hops.  Greenwood Liquor Co  GREENWOOD, B. C.  ,;.��;..JmJwJm.x-KK-K'K">^^^  Examine Your %  Upholstered  Furniture  Is it looking old anil shabby ?  Can you feel the springs through the padding ?o ��� ���        A  Art2 you tired of the old coverings ?   5.  HPMOLSTERING  Ubholsteking is our business. We can do this work for  you in a first-class manner aud at prices that are reasonable.  DON'T WAIT till we get too busy at other Avork and  then insist on getting yours tomorrow. Give your order today  T. M. GULLEY & CO. ;  Furniture Dealers and Undertakers.   Greenwood and Midwaay.-    ���]  !AKES^PERI��R  White Fish  -AND���  O0a^ao��adO0��ta��*��o*0��e��0��*oai>*:(��i��*oo*o**��)Ct#O0*o��i��o��Ki0**<i  D  0  ��  e  a  0  ��  ��  0  0  a  e  a  a  a  a  0  ��  a  ��  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  ��  0  a  0  0  0  0  Finnan Maddles  Atthe old reliable meat  Market  P. BURNS & CO., Ltd.  9��99000000000e00*9e#90009900e000-��e00e0e0$0e0-0eiiie��4e


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