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 ���xitssnxGZZVZst iz.tn  \W  '���^    MAY 29  ^\  Vol. 10.  GREENWOOD, B. C. FRIDAY   MAY  25, IW6.  No. 38  W^hat  are You  Looking For ?  THE CITY COUNCIL  If you're looking for good  clothes, turn your gaze right  toward our store.  You'll see' here a large  supply of the Hart Schaffner  & Marx suits and overcoats;  all-wool, and all right.  Special thin suits, for outings, for any summer, hot  weather wear; we guarantee  your full satisfaction.  Offices of Police and Fire  Chief Separated.  FIREMEN SEND PETITION  TM.K    BIG      &TOJRtJ&  ���;;     All Watches arid Clocks in Greenwood '" "  '���  and. vicinity should be left at  ..:-��������� LOGAN'S ��.  at once to have a thorough cleaning and repairing.  They will.; keep  better, time' and  last longer?  REGINA WATGHES  -  ; "GUARANTEED. "���  Jewellery repairing  of every   discription  neatly  A~   ~U.\JUKZl  A. LOGAN & CO.  GREENWOOD.  ,  Council   Importuned   to   Reappoint  Former Chief Hallet.���Question Not Settled.  The question of appointing- a police  and fire chief was not finally settled at  the council meeting last Monday, but  in the lengthy discussion indulged in  the-important decision was reached  that the two offices should be separated  and that two chiefs should be appointed, one for each office. This was  largely the result of a strong presentation made to the council by the police  commissioners, that the chief of police  should be directly and solely under  then control and not in any way connected or encumbered by any other  office.  THE APP.'.ICANTS.  Five applications for the combined  positions of chief of police and fire  chief were read. They were: Sidney  Oliver an<i Kenneth McKenzie, of  Greenwood; J. H. Ellis and W. J. Phillips, of Nelscn,- and Joseph Squires,  Rossland. The application-of Sidney  Oliver was supported by a petition  signed by .many of the Copper street  business men, and the applications of  those from the other towns were reinforced by numerous testimonials.  After having decided that the two  .offices-be.separated--the: council ;wasnot  in a position to appoint a chief of police, as thajf duty lies exclusively with  the police commissioners when the  chief is appointed for police work  alone. - The appointment of a fire chief  was also deferred as the members of  the fire department had sent a petition,  signed by a committee, asking that  A. D. Hallet be appointed chief, and  the council wished to consult with the  members of tbe brigade before making  a final selection.    - ,   .  A FEW REMARKS.  During the discussion on the question of appointing- bo'h police and fire  chiefs the feeling" of the council was  pretty well expressed.  "The   police commissioners are  determined to make the patrol an effective one," said his worship, the mayor.  "Alderman- Nelson���"Unless    it��� "nt  effective it is of little use."  Mayor Naden���"Well, it hasn't been  effective for some time past. The situation is becoming too serious to put  up with the service provided in the  past.    More people are coming- in+o the  city all the time and a police service is  needed, and needed at once." -  Alderman Nelson���"Twoofficers may  be too expensive." r  Alderman Bunting���"We should  have two chiefs, if it can be financed."  Alderman McRae���"If we can get  the service of two men, without too  much expense, we shoulil certainly  have it. I don't think S100 per month  very much to offer a man, and then  ask hi n to work twenty-four hours a  day, as a man might have to 3o if he  were appointed to both offices."  Alderman Nelson���"The council  seems to have little choice in the matter. The police commissioners, two of  whom are in the council, recommend  that the offices be separated, and the  fire brigade demand -it, so it looks as if  the council would have to do as they  are told."   (Laughter.)  Alderman Nelson then moved that  the two offices be separated, seconded  by Alderman McRae, and unanimously  carried. ThisJeft'the appointment of  the chief of police entirely in the  hands of the police commissioners, and  the fire and light committee were appointed to meet the members of the fire  brigade and discuss the appointment  of a fire chief, and what his salary  would b-.  WANT TO MAKE IMPROVEMENTS.  A deputation, including Alex Robinson and Hugh McCutcheon, represent  ing the Presbyterian church, was present with a proposal that the council  grant the managers of the chuich the  privilege of utilizing the unused portion of Deadwood street opposite the  church for the purpose of making it  into a lawn. Coupled with this was  the request that privilege be granted  to move the aerial stairway leading to  Ihe heights above, a short distance  north, in order that the debris, that at  present adorns the" hillside, might be  removed and other improvements  made. ,.Alderman_Bunttng yjas afraid  that after the privileges had been  granted *he improvements would not  be' carried out. Mr. Robinson as  spokesman for the deputation, assured  the council that the necessary money  had beeno placed at the disposal of the  church treasurer and that the work  would be carried to a completion. The  matter was finally referred to the  streets committee to report on.  APPLICATIONS FOR WATER.  C. H. Archibald was present to request that a .water service be supplied  to his new house now in course of construction. Kenneth McKenzie made  application in writing for the same-  Referred to fire and water committee.  Mr. Skidmnre made application for one  inch of water from Lind creek for irrigation purposes.    This was referred to  MIDWAYCELEBRATES  An  Ideal  Day and  Crowd.  a Big  PHOENIX THE  WINNERS  Upper Town Ball Tossers Take the  Money,   Greenwood -Band Pleases  the People.���Notes.  rl.Our Prices Sell The Goods h-  OUR stock of staple and fancy dry goods  for spring and summer is now complete,  and we venture to say that it is the largest  and most comprehensive ever shown in  Greenwood.  IN Embroidered Lawn  and   Linen  Waists  we are particularly strong,  all  the latest  styles and designs shown.    In Silk Waists  we are showing some extra nice values.  OUR   Ready-to-wear   department   is  very  complete,  our assortment of   Mohair and  Tweed.skirts, is particularly attractive.  IN Children's goods we have a nice range,  some extra   good    values   in   Sailor   and  Buster Brown dresses.    Come  in,  examine  and be convinced.  A   very   dainty   showing    of   Embroided  Lawn  and Linen  Waists,   'ong and short  sleeves.      Prom $1.50 to $5.00.  A very fine range of white and cream wash  bilkWaists. Great values from $3.50 to $5  Ladies fancy aud white Sunshades. We  have a very large assortment from $1.50  to. $5.00. ��  all  Our stock of  Mohair Skirts is  large,  styles and prices from $3.50 to $6.00  A nice line of children's dresses, Sailor and  Buster Brown styles in Print, Gingham and  chambray, from 45 cts to $1  We   have    a _ particularly   fine   range   of  children's sunshades, from 35 cts to 1.50  RENBELL & C@  superintendent   of   water   work's   to  report.  The appointment of a city solicitor  came up for decision, and after nominations including all the local barristers, J. P. McLeod was elected ou the  second ballot, and a motion was put  through making his election a unani  mous one.  The city estimates provided for the  current year were submitted and totalled. Receipts', $45,271.34; expenditures. $44,869.54. Thi. land assessment  amounts to $610,685. a reduction of  S8,530 from last year. The rate of  taxation has been struck at 17 mills,  the lowest rate the city of Greenwood  has ever enjoyed.  Perfect weather, a big crowd and a  good program of sports combined to  make the Midway celebration a grand  success. When day broke in Greenwood the sky was overcast with cloudB  and the air was chilly and the youngsters, and some that were older, began  to fear the day would be spoiled by  rain, but before the time came to leave  the sun had cc-me out and the dav  promised to be fine.  When the excursion train steamed  into the Greenwood union depot, with  the locomotive proudly decorated in the  national colors of two countries, an  immense crowd, in fact practically all  of Greenwood, was there waiting. The  coaches were already crowded, and  when Greenwood's ten thousand pleasure seekers climbed- aboard the crowd  was slightly increased, and every  available seat a id every foot of standing room was occupied. To accommodate Jhose who could not even find a  place to hang on the obliging C. I: R.  hooked on several box cars and invited  the people to ride in them, providing  they had a ticket.   ,  A,WARM WAIT.  The daywas clear and fine by. this,  time, and the temperature' was rapidly  reaching the eighty, degiee point and  the crowded cars were beginning to  warm up. Lest�� there might be anyone of a chilly nature, the thoughtful  and obliging C. P. R. had lighted the  hard coal stoves in some of the coach ;s  and as the sun steadly climbed higher,  and the fires burned fiercer, the atmosphere of these coaches became almosl  as warm as an inferno. At ten minutes  after ten, thirty-five minutes late, the  train pulled out loaded to its utmost  capacity, with, people, from Grand  Forks, Phoenix-and Midway. At Anaconda and Boundary Falls fresh batches of pleasure seekers were picked up,  but where they found room no one  knows, but then there is always room  for one. more.        ; ���   -  CLEARED  ONE HUNDRED  Local Dramatic Company Makes Snujr  Sum Over Expenses.  The success of the Greenwood Amateur Dramatic Company at their performance last week was remarkable  not only from a histrionic standpoint  but it was equally so from a financial  one as the following statement issued  by the treasurer will show^  Total receipts for "Between the Acts $150.25  Expenses :  Rent of opera house $20.00  Electric lisrht, rehearsals   ....   5.00  W. B. Fleming, hauling-    2.0f>  Printing, advertising-, etc  12.00  Sundry disbursements ,....    9.00 48.00  II Balance in treasury   -   -   $102.25  As stated before this will  be devoted  to the needs of St. Jude's Hall.  Mr. and Mrs R. G. G. V-hite returned early in the week from a two  weeks' trip to Kelson and other points  in eastern B. C. Mr. White says it is  the first holiday he has had for two  years, and he enjoyed it very much.  ���^    '"Theh^sekacks" T-  The principal attractions of the day  were the horse races and the baseball  games. The crowd was pretty well  divided between the two, though the  races were, perhaps, the favorites. The  grand stands were libeially patronized  though the one opposite the ball  grounds is rather too far removed to  give the occupants the best view of  the games. The following. are the  entries for the horse races and the winners:  Free for all running race.���Garrison,  "Sancho;'- Schriver, "Bay Republic;"  Anderson,"Skipper;" Wancock, "Rosaline;" Allison, "Jessie;" Amberline,  "Roan Jim." Garrison's "Sancho"  won the race.  Local race.-- Bubar. "Lonely Mary;"  Williams, "Ginger;" Galloway, "Iriah  Mick."   "Lonely Mary" w���n the race.  The prospectors' race was cancelled.  Cowboy race.���F. Bubar, "Bay Bell;"  Charles Bubar, "Black Dandy;" Richter, "LiUle Chief." "Bay Bell" came  in first, with "Black Dandy" second.  Single   horse   and   harness   race ���  Crowell,   "J.   B:   Adams;"   J.    Bush  "Solo;"   E.   Davis,   "Bella."   "Solo"  won   this race, with   "J.  B. Adams,"  second.  Pony race. ��� Nicholson, "White  Ja< k;" Gallc way, "Wan Babe;" Crouse,  "Mowage;" Robinson, "LittleHoney:"  Murray, "Good Biddy;" Nicholson,  "Shorty." Nicholson's "White Jack"  won the race.  One-quarter mile dash.���J. Richter,  "Dinah;" J. Bubar, "Bob;" C. Bubar,  "Dandy;" J. G. Royer, "Buck;" F. '  Madge, "Jerry." J. Richter's "Dinah"  won the race, aad J. Bubar's "Bob"  came in second  /fhere were only two entries for the  bucking contest, Haywood's "Sage  Continued on page 5  U PROFESSIONAL CARDS.  J. R   BROWN,  BARRISTER AND SOLICITOR  Tel. 92. Notary Public  -���'��� Offices, Wall ace-Mil! er Block,  . ���* Greenwood, Bv C.  F. M. LAMB,  Provincial Land Surveyor.  Office with F. W, McLaine.  Copper Street, Greenwood, B. C.  BOUNDARY ORE TONNAGE.  ARTHUR M. WHITESIDE,  BARRISTER and SOLICITOR  Rendoll Ulock, Greenwood, B.C  ��   W. H. JEFFERY,  Consulting Mining Engineer.  Properties examined and reported   on.   -Will  take charpe of development work.  Correspondence solicited.  GREENWOOD.  S.   C  A. HARRY H��0K  PROVINCIAL ASSAYER  Shippers' Agent. Entire charge taken  of consignments of ore. Checking,  weighing, sampling and assaying  of samples. Complete analysis, etc.  GREENWOOD, B. C.  F. EDWARD BROWN  Accountant and Auditor  Commercial and Mining Accounts  solicited. Acting secretary for Mining  Corporations. Greenwood, B. C.  i|i||||s  BOUNDARY   VALLEY    LODGE  "VZfdS^- No. 38.1.0. 0. F.  Meets every  Tuesday Eveninp at 8 00 in  the  ���I. ��. O. TT. Hall.    A cordial invi tation is ex  tended.to all sojourning brethern.  H.H. HUFF, . S. E. BELT,  N. G.. Rec.-Sec  Boundary Creek Times  Issued 6very friday  HY TirE  Boundary Creclt Priuting and Publishing  Co., Limited,  Duncan Ross '. President  ���H.-O. I/AMB-.r ���... .Managing Editor  ' SUBSCRIPTIONS IN ADVANCE.  Pbb Yeak    2 00  Six Months  1 25  To Foreign Countkies ...-.  2 SO  <UNIOwfWU.AtiE:i.v-  ���^zp-T'V&r?���  FRIDAY MAY 25.- 1000.  COMMERCIAL HONESTY  "Tliere is much talk about pc~  ". litical.corruption, but vulgar and  "-'���enervating���though- that���menace-  is, it does not cut deep into Can-  ' adian life. The coming of an  alien immigrant population involves" large problems, but they  can be solved. Militarism is insidious and aggressive, but that  malady is only spasmodic and  does not affect the saner mind of  the "people. And certainly the  possibility of foreign invasion,  despite the fearsome bogey-cries  of the jingoes, carries no alarm  fer sober-minded Canadians. The  cardinal evil at work on every  hand, in Canada as in the United  States; is the canker of unscrupulous and dishonest commercialism, the brazen disregard of the  essential principles of honor and  truth in large sections of business  life and by men who seem to be  pillars of the social fabric.  "So widespread is this evil, so  o-eneral is the decadence of fund-  aniental morality, that the most  flarinji instance of business dis-  honesty, involving lying and theft  and perjury, passes almost without comment and often without  punishment. The notion is common, and facts seem to warrant  it, that men who organize a corporation can be guilty of all  forms of dishonesty, falsifying  . Government returns, making lying affidavits to public officials,  feasting themselves and their  favorities on the funds of their  shareholders, gambling in stocks  with trust moneys for  their own  The following table gives the ore shipments of the Boundary  1904. lWSand 19C6, as reported to the Boundary Creek Times:   .  MINE. CAMP.  Granby Mines... _...Plioenix  Snowshoe Phoenix  Mother Lode ....Deadwood  Bonnie Belle. Deadwood  Brooklyn-Sleniwindr, Plioenix  Rawhide. Phoenix  Sunset: ..........Deadwood  Mountain Rose Summit  Athelstan-Jackpot, Wellington  Morrison Deadwood  B C Mine... ..Sunn: it  R Bell Summit  Emma Summit  Oro Denoro Summit  Senator Summit  IJrey Foir'.e   ...Summit  No. 37 :. Summit  Kcliaucc Summit  Sulphur Kin); Summit  Winnipeg- Wellington  Golden Crown Wellington  Kinc* Solomon  W. Copper  Big Copper W. Copper  No. 7 mine Central  City of Paris White's  Jewel Lone I/alce..  Carmi West Fork  Rambler West Fork  Sally West Fork  Providence Greenwood  Ellcliorn Greenwood  Strathmore Greenwood  Prince Henry Greenwood  Preston Greenwood  Skylark Greeuwood  Last Chance Greenwood  E P U mine Greenwood  Bay Greenwood  Mavis Greenwood  Don Pedro Greenwood  Crescent Greenwood  Helen Greenwood  Ruby Boundary Falls  Republic Bouudary Falls  Miscellaneous   1900  64,f>53  297  5,340  1,200  1901  231,702  1,731  99,034  S02  1902  309,858  20,800  141,326  1903  393,718  71,212  138,079  7,455 - 15,731  1901  549,703  174,298  32,350  3,070  3,250  1,759  ���for 1900  , 1901,1902,1903,  Past  **. 1905  1906  Week  653,889  338,656  14,505  174.567  67,856  4,128  20  mmmmmmmmmwmwmmmmimd  55,731 .61.645 2,80s  25,108 5,810 462  3,056 18,094 792  4,747 854 '���: 36  550  19,494  47.405  650  1.076  2.250  160  1,040  375  r,65  2,000  350  80  3.230   3,456  150  5,646  3,339  19,365  4,586     14.S11  560  37,960  16,400  3,450  364  33  9,485  3,007  1,833  33  150  6,610  6,376  8.530  22,937  15,537  363  350  2.435  785  625  686  482  2,060  30  32  145  770  150  20  890  79  726  325  57  63  370  15  92  15  20  283  219  993  400  167  1  52  50  300  535  689  155  73  20  40  90  ���    80  60  750  5o0  20  500  325  Cr*  Cr*  Cr**  Cr*  Cr*  Cr*  Cr*  Cr*  Cr**  Cr*  Cr*  Cr*  Cr*  Cr*  8s*  S^  0^  C^i  Cr*  Cr*  CF*  Cr*  Cr*  Cr*  Cr*  Cr*  Capital, all paid up. $14,400,000.  Rest.  .$10,000,000.  UNDIVIDED   PROFITS   $801,855.41.  President.   Lord Strathcona and Modnt Royal,  Vice-Prcsldeut:    Hon. Gkorge A. Drummond.  General Manager :   E. S  Clooston.  Branches in London, Eng. \ cu^ hf��PrcaiSa; 1 New York, Chicago.  Buy  and sell Sterling Exchange and Cable Transfers ; Grant Coitimercial an  Travellers' Credits, available in any part of the world. '...'. -,  SAVINGS BANK DEPARTMENT  o Interest allowed at current rates ���;.*-..     li ,.  Greenwood Branch,    W. F. PROCTOR, Mnager.  ���H?  ���   TotiU tons     96,600  Smelter treatment���  Granby Co    62,387  B. C. Copper Co   Dominion Copper Co   390,800   508.876   690,419   .S29.S0S   933,516   507,402  .   23,078  230.828 312,340 401,921  117,611 148,60v0 162,913      132,570  596,252   687,983   347,742  210,4S4   210,8V)     75,615  30,930     84,059'   86,955  15,946  4,205  4.095  Total  reduced    62,389    348,439   460,940   697,404   837,666   982,877   510,342       24,-;46  ing,  similar warnings  advanage, stopping at nothing  that their ingenuity could devise  or their cupidily desire; and yet  there are signsof a moral paralysis iu public opinion and in the  courts of justice, where there  should be no confusion of moral  distinctions, seem strangely  apathetic. Por vulgar drunk-  ness or pretty" larceny a man  would be blackballed by a lodge,  or refused by a club, or disciplined by a church, or seut to jail by  a court, But the pretentious and  aud brazen offender may juggle  with figures, and rob his dependents, and perjure himself, and  nothing is heard of ostracism, or  of ecclesiastical discipline, or of  straightgoing judicial condemnation.  " It is true, the Judges at times  speak plainly and sternly about  the increase in business dishonesties, "Mr. Justice Clute did it  iu the case of the plumbers' combine and of the bad apple-pack-  0ther Judges"Have raised"  Police Magistrate Denison deals with such  cases with a firm hand. Rut the  impression is growing that certain classes of offenders can  violate their trust or play fast and  loose with, their obligations with  comparative immunity. What  is needed in many parts of Canada sorely needed, is some thoroughgoing handling of offences  committed by prominent business  men. The sending to jail of. a  few financial experts and business managers would be a moral  tonic that would appeal to the  whole commercial world. &  But not by punitive justice  alone cau the eviL of covetous-  ness, of dishonesty, ot disregard  for honor, be cured, Work must  be done farther back. The home  the school, the church, and the  public preys���these great agencies  of education in manners and in  character have a serious obligation and must make good their  claims. Not the frills of education, but the training in character is needed. Simple love for  truth and honest contempt for  lying, and that fine sense of  honor that marked the rugged  Puritanism of a less cultured age  are the primary elements alike in  personal and iu public "life. If  jthese are missed by our youth  there can be no great worth or  sure  stability  in   the   Canadian  type   of   civilization. ��� Torouto  Globe.  Fun for the children.    Fireworks and  fire crackers at Smith & McRae's, 37-38  The Freshest Bread  Cakes, Buns and. Pastry always on hand. We also ca-jy  a first class stock of Staple  Groceries.  ^BAKERY  PHONE A 86.  0OCK500<X>0<>O00<>00<>00<>0O0<>CK>  buntie  ^CONTRACTOR  AND BUILDER  Dealer   in   Sash,   Doors,  Turned  Work and  Inside Finish,  Etc,  %       ESTIMATES FURNISHED.  | GREENWOOD,   :  B. C.  oooooooooooooo oooooooooooo  S.BARRY YUILL  RACTICAL      WATCHMAKER       AND  JEWELLER.  All work<niaratitee.l'   GRBBNVVOO!)  MINERAL ACT  1896.  certificate of Improvements  NOTICE.  EUREKA   FRACTIONAL    Mineral    Claim  situate iu the Sreenwood Mining- Division  of Yale District.   Where located:     In Skylark canity-  TAKE NOTICE that I, C IS,. Shaw, a?ent  for  Georire   Wellwood.  Free Miner's   Certificate    No.    15. 85542,  aud     Herbert    Hamlin,  Free"   Miner's    Certificate, No.    B92993,    intend, sixty days from the date hereof, to apply  lo the Mining Recorder for a Certificate of Improvements   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 the is-  suanceof such Certificate of Improvements.  Daed this 17th day of May. A. D. 1906.     38-46  &4* 4.^^-4. ��$.4* 4��4��4"4"4'4* 4�� 4* *fr *k * 4* *$��� 4r ���&������$��� 4* !$���  4���  R  Financial and Insurance Agents.  PRICES WIUU' RISE  +  ss 4s ��$�� ���$* *$* ���$* ��#* *$* *$* *$* *$* *$* *$��� *f* *$* *l* ���$��� ���$�� ���?* 4* ���$* *$* *!* ��f* *?*3*  If you want to buy a home for .yourself better ���  do  it before railway construction commences  from Midway, as prices are sure to rise.    We  have three desirable houses for sale, prices  and terms all eas}--.  One oppisite Baptist church, $1,000. One on  Church street, $350.- One on Government  street, near the Providence mine, $1,200.  GEO. R. NADEN, MANAGER,  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  I88UEO AT THE FOLLOWING RATE8 :  s $S and under    3 ceatt  Over $5 and not exceeding $10    6 cents  �����   $10      ����, " $30 10 cents        .     .  "   $30      " M.        $50...... 15 cents  hese Orders are Payable at Par at any office in Canada of a Chartered Bank  (Yukon excepted), and at the principal banking points in the United States, r  NEGOTIABLE AT A FIXED RAlU AT  THE CANADIAN BANK OF COMMERCE, LONDON, ENG.  They FmTii mm cxcoIUmi! iv-Hbod <>? remitting small sums of money  ,\vith *?a!\��'.y and at small cost. '  o  Savings Bank Department  Interest allowed on deposits from $1 upwards at current rates.  Greenwood Branch   -   -   -    -   W. ALLISON, Manager.  1  In Greenwood and Midway.    The best building lots  available for sale at reasonable prices aud on good  terms.    Buy before prices go up.  Frederic W, McLaine  C. P. R. Land Agknt,'Greenwood, B. C,  ?  t  !  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 1  Can supply )rou wants in all kinds of X  Chopped Feed, Hay or Grain   :    : # g  Livery Phone 19, Feed Store Phone 124 |  GeOT^PLEy7   V Proprietor I  V  ***-X"X-:~:^~:^^ ;*;  ui  $  THE MASTER MIND  The Controlling Intellect of  a Great Railway.  PRESIDENT JAMES J. HILL  Ai 68 He Projects a New Canadian  ���  Transcontinental.���Climbed from  Poverty to Fortune-  After an absence of eighteen years  James J. Hill, president of the Great  Northern railway, revisited the city of  Winnipeg-and at a banquet ffiven by  the board of trade announced that his  projected Canadian transcontinetal  would reach the tidewaters of tV.e Pacific and be ready to transport goods  by the autumn of 1907. There is every  reason lo believe that th- new transcontinental will pass through the  Boundary, and probably .through  Greenwood. Times readers are therefore vitally ��� interested in this great  undertaking, and cannot fail to be interested in the man, James J. Hill,  trho, above all others, is responsible  for the launching of this enterprise.  The following history.of his life by  S, C. Porter, in the Winnipeg Telegram, will therefore be read with much  interest:-  "Jyike a page from fiction reads the  .story of- James J. Hill's rise from ob-  Bcurity.to opulence. 'How to become a  millionaire, or my. progress from a  Canadian farm to command of the  greatest railroad combination in North  America,' would be a very faithful  title for the - entertaining personal  reminiscence furnished by Mr. Hill.  For the first time during his busy career, in which he met and mastered  such keen intellects as J.- Pierponf  Morgan, John W. Gates, Jay Gould,  Russell Sage and other satellites of the  -great world of finance and railroading,  Mr. Hill has consented  to make public'  ' some of the rules, as he calls them, by  which he. advanced up fame's ladder,  but the acquisition of famous wealth  is one thing, and the ��� practical use of  those millions for the emplo'ytnent'of  ��� hundreds of thousands of individuals  is another. " James J. Hill is one of the  great captains of industry who has  solved both problems. Having reared  one' of the .most   colossal   industrial  . fabrics in modern history, covering an  empire with transportation facilities,  giving profitable employment to more  than 100,000 men, involving combined  capital exceeding $500,000,000, he quits  the exciting game "long enough to tell  his life story.'  "'The heights to which James J.  Hill's genius has carried him has not  made him forget his Canadian nativity  nor dimmed his recollection of early  battles with adversity around Rock-  wood, Ont.  "In" "consentin g'ttTme'n tionthe" elements which he conceived had contributed most to his success, Mr. Hill said  he was moved largely by. the hope that  his experience might-be the source  from which some of the young people  of the Dominion could draw their inspirations to mount the ladder of life.  The versatile mind that created the  Northern Securities company evidently  still clings fondly to the memory of  those days between 1838-S8 when as a  ragged boy the young Canadian was  laboriously moulding the foundation  upon which his gieat fortune was to be  constructed.  ONCE AGAIN A BOY.  '^'Sitting in his gigantic office building, looking about upon a network of  steel rails, over which the traffic from  all pans of the world was streaming in  obedience to his direction, the railroad  king turned buck the pages of his life  history and dwelt with apparent satisfaction for an hour upon those days  wjieu he was so poor and so happy. He  traced his way from the farm to the  little old Quaker schoolhouse, the  cquntry store, across into the United  of more days of toil on the farm, and  then to the unknown west, where he  wpnded his way, without a cent, to woo  . dame fortune with such dazzling sue-  cess.  "The strong features of the railroad  dictator softened a.<--. he revived those  . spirits of the past, he smiled in recollection of boyish pranks, and his great  piercing eyes were half closed as the  entertaining story was concluded.  James J. Hill's reverie was rudely disturbed by the roar and whir of one of  his great limited trains from the Pacific slope, as it steamed out through  the yards. He rose from his chair, his  countenance again assumed that alert  expression so characteristic of the man  find the picture of the Canadian  farm  boy had given place to the president of  the Northern Securities company and  the most influential force in the affairs  of western railroads of the day.  "Briefly, Mr. Hill asserts that conditions today present more opportunities  -for young Canadians to acquire millions than when he carved out' his  fortune; that, in his estimation, the  western hemisphere is entering upon  an era of prosperity, in comparison  with which tlie big things of the industrial world during the past decade  will be the merest pigmies, and that no  boy need feel that he is required to  seek his fortune beyond the confines of  this Dominion, since, in his judgment,  Canada will be the center of the in  dustrial wave for some years to come.  WORK AND GOOD TVUCK.  '"Give some rules which have governed me in my life work? I can't say  that I have any rules. I attribute it all  to work and a measure of good luck,'  and Mr. Hill smiled, as if he did not  take the 'good luck' feature seriously.  '��� 'Let me see; this thing of laying  down a set of rules to govern one's  career, or to run back over a lifetime of  hard knocks, and. say just what rule  contributed to my good fortune is not  easy for me. In the. first place I was  born on a farm -a- Canadian farm.  That was in 1838. This is a good beginning, for it means a sound body as  alrule. In other words, it starts a chap  right. That's half of the battle; I  might say it is everything, because a  bad start means a big handicap in the  race. But as far as rules go, I would  say those that have helped me to success are:  - '" 'Work, hard work, intelligent work,  and then more work.  " 'A sound body and a sound mind; I  had both of these, though I left school  when fourteen and a half years old.  and never got time to see inside a  school house again. An education,  however, is indispensable. I do not  mean necessarily college training. An  education comes frequently with contact with the world; studying conditions, life as'you see it.  "'Don't mortgage your future.  Practically, hav ean eye to securing  the benefits of what you earn. -Look  ahead to the point where you are determined to get into business for .yourself. If you-are.not worth your hire  you cannot be hired, and if you can  ���earn money for another you can earn  money for yourself.  " *Be satisfied to start in a small  way. Too many young men want to  begin to pile on before the foundation  is finished, and what they accumulate,  they cannot retain. A slow beginning  makes a permanent business. i  SAVING NOT STINGY.  " 'Be economical, but not penurious'.  This is not a distinction without a difference. It is the difference between  the mind built on the broad gauge and  the narrow. It is the difference between great things and .small things;  batvreen boundless success' that sheds  a generous share of its prosperity on  the   whole   community and a meagre  competency, that distinguishes Jhe  miser from the man of a I fairs.  " 'Have confidence in your own  future and conditions generally. Men  prefer the' optimist to the pessimist.  The bright side of things is a view  that helps a (hap forward. Even if  the worst occurs, a person has more  strength to meet it from having taken  a complacent view of the situation.  When a fellow has put forth his best  efforts, been thoroughly alert, clone the  best he could, he has no room for  worry.  " 'The selection of avocation is quile  important. My experience is that  things are largely matters of chance.  I don't think I ever expected as a young  man to get into the railroad business.  Having chosen a profession, I do not  think a young man is warranted in  sticking to it when he feels that he is  not fitted for it, or that he sees a better  opportunity to acquire wealth in  another direction. I was first a farmer,  then a merchant's clerk, then a farmer,  a laborer, a clerk, a builder of steamboats, a constructor of .railroads as a  sub contractor, and then stockholder  and owner. So, again conies the question of confidence iu one's ability to  discern that which is best for him nnd  to strive for that regardless of opposition. In other words, it is the confidence that enables the young man to  take risks without which great things  can never be accomplished.  PKESENT IS OPPORTUNITY.  " 'Perhaps you might accept these  outlines as the rules which I have .observed thr*. ugh life. The young man  should not make the mistake today of  imagining that conditions are not as  favorable as at any time for the last  century for the poor boy acquiring  wealth. The world is in Us infancy,  especially the western world. Industrial development is just beginning.  Agriculture, mining,'contracting, shipping, railroading, land speculating,  mercantile life and manufacturing  offer every inducement for the ambitious youth today to become a man of  millions. Money is so plentiful the t a  determined boy of worth can borrow  all he needs. Bankers accept the element of prospects in lending money  as well as ability to pay, and there is  uo more promising prospect of a monetary value than youth, ambition and  grit,   backed  by western   intelligence.  Therefore, the way is, if anything;  more easy; that i.s, the-nay to the'top.  The real struggle is at the bottom.  There is where the ranks are crowded.  The fig'-it is very lierce there. When  you begin to get away from the crowd  it is easier. You pass many commercial derelicts, failures and wrecks of  men along the way, but the great  trouble is in getting started up. Everything seems to contribute to hold a  man down until he starts, then everything turns to boost him up after he  has secured a start That is the way  of the world.  " 'My father's'farm was located four  miles south of Rockwood, Ont., Canada.   James'Dunbar Hill,  roy father,  Bicycles  ^BJ  Bicycles  Just arrived a full stock of Bicycles  and supplies. Our new repair sHop  is complete and up-to-da+e. Also a  stock of new and second Hand bikes  for sale.   ::::::::::  WHY  WALK TO WORK WHEN  YOU  CAN  RIDE  Pianos  THE BELL, the best on the market on easy terms.  Sewing Machines  We have them. $10, $15, and up to  $70. $3 a month t .ikes the celebrated drop head Siti^er, your mothers machine.  GALL AND SEE OUR STOCK.    Opposite Postoffice.  l  N. M. LAFI0NT  COPPER   STREET  AGENT.  =si  *7 ���) M  BY    A    NEW    PROCESS  Gentlemen's    Wardrobes   kept   in   first-class  order bv the month.  20 Years Experience in cleaning, dyeing and  repairing.  Ladies Fine Garments cleaned in   the  most  delicate manner.  Copper Street.   Next to the Victoria Hotel.  NOTICE-  Notice is hereby (riven that application will  be made to the License Commissioners for the  Citv of Greenwood at tlieir next rcg-ular meeting for a saloon license instead of Ihe hotel  license now held by I. N. Bishop, (deceased!  for the Victoria Hotel; situate on lot 2+, Lilock  12, Map 21, in the said citv of Greenwood.  J. E. BISHOP,  Applicant.  Daled at Greenwood, May 10th, 1906.      37-41.  NOTICE.  NOTICE Ts hereby (riven that application  will be made to the license commissioners, at  tlieir next mcctinir, for a transfer of the license  held by I.-N. Bishop (deceased), for the Victoria  hotel, situate ou lot 24, block 12, map 21, in the  city of Greenwood, to J. 15. Uishop.  -���  Dated this 14th day of May, 1900.  J. 10. BISHOP,  3741 Applicant.  NOTICE  Notice is hereby g-iven that I intend to apply  to (lie Board of License Commissioners for the  Citv of Greenwood; at their next regular meet-  inii for a saloon license instead of the present  hotel licence held by me for the premises  known as the Clarendcu and being situate on  lots 13 aud 14, iu Block 12, Map 21, in said City  of Greenwood. '���     '    _  DAVID MANCHESTER.    ���  Dated at Greenwood, May 10th, 1906. 36-40  Full  line of plants  for lawn borders  and flower beds.  GERANIUMS,  HYACINTHS,  ROSES,  FREE3SIAS,  CACTUSES,  TULIPS.  Cut flowers supplied on short  notice.  MRS. ADA BERNARD,  FLORIST.  "Govern ment"St7North7        Ph"6Tie~~A~3i  00000<XH)00<K>00<>00<>0<>00<>000  CANADBAN  Greenwood Barber Shop  For a good refreshing-    .  25  CENTS  25  Wm. Frawley, - Prop.  House, sign and all exterior and  and interior painting and decor  ���ating-promptly done.  lUall Papering  Jfnd Kalsomining  "' " "Send in your spring 6'rders.' "'- '-"'  Cbompson $ Rouston, "  Box 255, Greenwood.  Shop Government street. ���:.   , .  ioie  ��  !R A I L W A Y?  90 Day Round Trip  Excursions East  $52,50  Winnipeg,  Pt. Arthur,  St. Paul.  Duluth,  LAUNDRY  WillJ come  and   smell  back   clean  as  sweet  as  the'  you  flowers in   May,   if  send  them, to- the  GREENWOOD STEAM  LAUNDRY CO.  PHONE 59  THOMAS THOMAS'  MERCHANT    TAIL*��R  SPECIAL ATTENTION GIVEN CLEANING AND REPAIRING  ONE POOR SOUTH OF POSTOFFICE, GREENWOOD, B. C.  THROUGH EXCURSION  FARES  Toronto, Montreal, Ma rati tne  Provinces,  New York,     New England,  oi> application.     ���  DATES OF SALE  June 4, 6, 7. 23, 25.  July 2, 3, Aug. 7, 8, 9,  ��       Sept. 8, 10.  ?! Tickets subject to usual variant ionii of route and include mess  J and berth on Canadian Pacific  9 steamers on Great Lakes. Fill  O   particulars from  E,   F?.   REDPATH.   AGENT.  GREENWOOD,  E. J. COYLE. J. S. CARTER.  G.P.A. Vancouver I). P.A.Nelson.  0<H>0<><>0<KK.���^0<K)0<>00<X>Ofl<>o6  'Wood's Phospbo&i&e,  Tlie Great English: Remedy.  Tones and invigorates the whole  nervous system, makes new  'Blood in old Veins. Cures Acrv-  nus Debait'f, Mental and Brain Worry, Bcs-  vondency, Sexual Weakness, Emissions. Sper-  Tnatorrhim, and Effects of Ahnsc or Excess  Price SI per box, sixf or So. One willpleafe.��u,  ���will cure. Sold by all druggists or mailed in  plain pkg. on receipt of price. ���Acw pampldeS  mailed free. Tha Wco<�� Medicine Co.  {fimncrly Windsor) i oronto, on?.  WHEN ARE YOU ��  ^  V  COMING IN ?  =^  NATIONAL CAFE  �����.������ ����� '���  GREENWOOD, B, C  OPEN DAY AND NIGHT  m>syaD^4  First Class in Every Respect,   Popular  Prices,  Of all the arts in ail 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 -Jo far more���  To tickle palates by the s^ore,  To serve the dinners in a way  That would,ticket a gourmet.  ^Bfflff  J. P. FORSTELL  PROP-  ���#���1 ^imwimffa^'-iift^"it')i*,*Mi .*  BOUNDARY   QftE&K TIMES.  was not very prosperous. The farm  was not very fertile, and my early experience was that of a  very   little boy  - on a big farm. I recall that my father  frequently remarked that he could trace  our family  tree  back  sixteen genera-  ; tions through Scotland and Ireland. To  this I attribute my mental and  physical vigor, I had to walk four  miles to the Quaker academy at Rock-  wood. The average boy today would  think this a mighty hard way to get an  education, and it was. One winter,  arrangements were made by which I  remained in Rockwood. I paid part of  my tuition by doing chores around the  little old academy. I don't think I  studied any harder than  any other 14-  : year-old boy, but I had  much work to  ;.dp,  HAD TO GET OUT.  _ " 'Then the exigencies of my family  required me to begin to  make a return  t. for my living.   That was in the sprintr  '; of 1853, and I began to clerk in a gen-  ' eral   store   at the crossroads.    I con-  Ltinued this employment, occasionally  ��� - varying   it with a little  work on   the  - ��� farm, until I was 19 years old.   I was  dissatisfied, and yet, when I look back  at those   days,-  it   was   very pleasant.  ��� Altogether life is always pleasant in  ;' youth, little matter the condition. But  .'I had concluded to go to the United  r States.  " 'I made up n.y mind that  I  would  have a better chance   in  the western  "��� states, which were then just beginning  to  attract settlers.    Perhaps  I  might  - ..have done just as well in  Canada, but  s- I did  not  think so.    Others remained  there and prospered. I have many relations  today   around  Guelph.    I had  ��� not saved sufficient money to make the  . trip west, so I went over to Syracuse,  : N. Y., and  worked a few   months on a  farm. That was in the spring of 1858.  It was July 4 of that year I started  west; I can never forget that day, for  it was a big day in my life and also a  .big day in the life of the American  republic���their independence day.  "'When I reached St. Paul, a week  later, I practically had not a dollar to  my name, and knew not a single individual here. This was the outpost of  civilization in the northwest then. I  liked it. and I enjosed particularly the  rough, cordial welcome the westerners  gave all newcomers.  WAITED TEN VEAHS.  " 'My progress was mighty slow for  ten years. It consisted of some rough  experience. I was without what is  known as a 'trade,' an< this was  against me. I was forced to do manual  labor. Still, I mingled with roujjh-  and-ready people, and it sharpened my  wits. That was my matriculation into  the western college of life and my education was rapid and thorough. When  I was handling baggage as a railroad  ���employee" in those days, 7 cannot say  that I ever expected to own a railroad.  I did intend, however, not lo work for  another man all my life, though I believe I work harder today thai I did  then, With increased income came  additional  burdens.   I became a ship-  _j builder_in_a smalllway. Thi-5 _was_my_  introduction into the transportation  world   ".'My hours of work? Well, I try to  woik as much as I cm, as I have a  good many things to look after.���.*. Of  course, I don't get up like I used to on  the farm before daylight, though I see  many stories to that effect. I rise at  7 o'clock. I can't sleep after, that, and  : I get around to my office about 9  o'clock. Sometimes 1 get away by 5  o'clock and sometimes not until midnight.   That just depends.  "'But Canadian boys should make  up their minds that they have as fine  opportunities at home today for getting  rich as anywhere in the world. I have  some thirty Canadians here in my gen-  ��� eral offices, and young Canada is  spreading out a good deal, but it is  usually easier to acquire fortune in a  new country than an old, and, in a  I sense, western Canada is a new  country. That is the center of great  enterprises at present. Great fortunes  are to be made there in the next decade.  My final advice to the young men of  th.; country of my nativity is to be  alert, keep abreast of the times ami  grasp Opportunity when he passes,  holding on to him firmly. Prepare  yourself to recognize him when you  see him, too. That is quite important.  Learn this lesson well.'  BIG  MAN'S HOUSE.  "Mr. -Hi'l's handsome residence,  overlooking the Mississippi river.is one  of the interesting sights of St. Paul.  The busy man has found time to fill it  with a rare collection of paintings,  relics of his travels, and the choicest  productions of the artists of many  countries. The president of the Great  Northern railroad is said to ha. e fear  of cyclones, whose devasting work he  has witnessed more than one: in the  west. He has constructed his residence, therefore, somewhat after the  fashion of some of  the great bridges  on his roads���a ground work of steel,  anchored to great' beds of cement,  around which hia splendid home is  built.  "President Hill has an eye single  always to advancing merit", even  though he at the same ��� time advances  his own interests. It is something like  the rules that Carnegie applied in business. It is related that he had more  than once observed the enormous expense of his different roads for the long  lines of rubber hose used at nearly  every'station for filling tanks of cars,  sprinkling lawns and kindred work.  He bought an improved quality of  hose, but the dragging of the line over  the platform surface usually-wore'tt  out in a short time. Away out on a  mountain division, at a small station,  he observed a day laborer filling a tank  of a dining car with a piece of hose,  around which was wrapped an old  piece of telegraph wire, coil-like. He  asked the man what that was for.  '"To allow me to drag it around  without destroying it,'  was the reply.  "The mystery was solved, and the  invention saved thecomoany thousands  of dollars annually. The laborer is  now one of the chief mechanical men  on the Great Northern.  AI,WAYS. AMJRT.  The president of the big railroad is  too alert to let anything escape him.  Examining the operating expense account, he noted the increased consumption of coal on the engines. He figured down the average quantity of coal  consumed by each engine, and posted  a bulletin offering each engine crew  half of the value of all coal they could  save monthly under this established  average. Each engine had its separate account. The first year the company ��� divided with the men some  $30,000. Now it is an established rule,  each side profiting.  Not long t'go, some five years, in a  wreck, a conductor who had been a  medical student, saved the lives of two  passengers who were bleeding to death,  by the simple process of tying a hand  kerchief around their lacerated arms,  making a windlass of a stick and  twisting it around until the hemorrhage  ceased. The president rewarded the  man, and at: once, required the conductors and the enginemen of the entire system to take a course in 'first aid  to the wouhded,' which the company]  instituted. Now, when a passenger  gets hurt on his lines Mr. Hill knows  he has always present several experienced men to render immediate aid  until the surgeons can arrive. The  company spent $50,000 establishing  this system. . For every life thus saved  the. company reaps a reward in avoiding damage suits, to say nothing of  preserving human life.  PROMOTING BUSINESS.  "President Hill is always intensely  interested in the development of the  country through which his lines pass.  He figures that he may carry the  freight of any manufacturing industry  on his line, therefore he aids in every  practical way the industries. He has a  'promotion'department, which receives  all communications addressed to him  on the subject of aid, saw mills, fac-  tores, etc. This department supplies  literature of a highly interesting character on short notice, touching the resources of the northwest.  "President James J. Hill is a powerfully built man. His enormous head is  set off by massive shoulders. He  probably weighs 210 pounds. His eyes,  of most piercing brightness, -are  abnormally large, and are shadded by  shaggy brows. Sixty-five years of  age, his style of wearing his beard  and hair give him rather the appearance of greater age. He speaks with  the greatest deliberation, his mental  restlessness being apparent in the  quick movement of his head from side  to side during conversation."  MAIL CONTRACT  SEALED ORDERS, Addressed to the Post  master General, will be received at Ottawa until noon; Friday, the 8th of Jtiiie.'- .or tlie  conveyance of His Majes-tr's Mails, on a proposed contract for four years, six. times per  week each way, between "Greenwood, B.C., and  Ferry, Wash., from the 1st July next.  . Printed notices containing further information as to conditions of proposed Contract may  be seen and blank forms of tender may be obtained at the Postoffices of Greenwood, Midway," Boundary Falls  find  Anaconda, and at  the office of the Postoffice Inspector,  Postoffice Inspector's  office,       I  Vancouver, B. C.,_27th April, 1906 f  JOHN R. GREENFIELD,  36-38 Postoffice Inspector.  !  ?  Y  Y  Y  Y  Y  Y  Y  Y  Y  Y  Y  Y  5*  v  ?  f  Y  Y  X  ��  Y  Y  Y  Y  Y  Y  t  Y  X  Y  X  Spring - House - Furmshiiigs 1  Your home may need1 brightening.    We have  a wide selection in  CARPETS,  RUGS,  japanese mattings,  linoleums.  floor anb table  ��ilc:l��ths7  The hot weather will soon be here and you will want a  REFRIGERATOR  ' Large stock on hand at attractive prices.  T. M. GULLEY & CO.  Furniture Dealers and Undertakers.   Greenwood and Midwaay.  ���j":~X"X~x~x~x~:��x~x~!">^  <~x~x��x..:--<m:~x~x..x^  MINERAL ACT.  Synopsis of Canadian Homestead  Regulations.  ANY available Dominion Lands within the  Railway Belt in. British Columbia, may  be homesteaded by any person who is the sole  head of a family, or any male over 18 years of  aije, to the extent of one-quarter section of 160  acres, more or less.  ' Entry must be made personally at the local  land office for the district In- which the land is  situate.  The homesteader is required to perform tho  conditions connected therewith under one of  the following plans:  (1) At least six mouths' residence upon and  cultivation of the land hi each year for three  years. ,  (2) If the father (or mother, if the father is  deceased), of the homesteader resides upon a  farm In the 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  upon fanning- land owned by him In the vicinity of" his homestead, the requirements as to  residence may be satisfied by residence upon  the said land.  Six months' notice lit writing should be fflven  to the Commissioner of Dominion Lauds at  Ottawa of intention to apply for patent.  Coat lands may be purchased at $10 per acre  for soft coal and $20 for anthracite. Not more  than 320 acres can be acquired by one Individual or compan v. Royalty at the rate of ten  cents per ton of 2,000 pounds sliall be collected  on the gross output.  W. W. CORY,  Deputy of the Minister of the Interior.  N.B.���Unauthorized publication of this advertisement-will not be paid for. 32-59  MINERAL ACT  Certificate of Improvements  NOTICE  ?'Prlnee of Wales" and "Princess Louise" Mineral Claims, situate in the Greenwood Mining- Division of Yale District.  Where located: In West Copper Camp.  TAKE NOTICE that I, C. M. Shaw, as  agent for Lewis Bryant. Free Miner's  Certificate No. B90233; James Gillis; Free Miner's Certificate >Jo. B86219. John M. Campbell,  Free Miners Certificate No. B86220. Mark Kay,  FreeMiner's Certificate;No. B91479, and Robert  Lee, Free Miner's Certificate No. 1*86165, Intend, sixty days from the date liereof, to apply  to the Miuiujr Recorder for* certificates of; Im-  orovements, for the purpose- of obtaining-  Crown Grants >'of. the above claims.  .And further take notice that;' action, under  section 37, mnst be commenced before the issuance of. sucli certificate of improvements.  Dated this 29th day of March. A.D. 1906.  31-39 C. JR. SHAW, P. L. S. -  MINERAL ACT.  t  Y  Y =  ARRIVED  .i .       ^ ...        -  NEW SPRING GOODS  I  *  IW. ELSON.       =    Merchant Tailor.!  ��� Copper  vStreet.  XKK'.x.^X-X''*^^^  INBS0R  ��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-CUSS CAFE, OPEN DAY AND NIGHT  Ceri'flcjte of Improvement.  NOTICE.  "Victor Fractional' Mineral Claim, situate in  the Greenwood   Mining  Division of Yale  District.   Where located:  In CopperCamp  TAKE NOTICE that I. C. jr. Shaw, agent  for Andrew Thisted, Free Miner's Certificate No. B85470, aud Patrick William George  Free Miner'B Certificate - -No. BSS854, intend, sixty davs from the dite hereof, to apply  to the Mining* Recorder fo* a Certificate of Improvements, for Ihe purpose of obtaining- a  Crown Grant of the abo^e claim.  And further take notice that action,-,under  section 37, must be commenced before the issuance of such Certificate of Improvements.  Dated this 26th day of March. A.D. 1906.  31-39 C. JR. SHAW.  MINERAL ACT.  Certificate of Improvements.  " NOTICE.  THE MAPLE LEAF Mineral Claim situate  in the Greenwood Mining Division of Yale  District. Where located: On Curry creek  adjoining the Black Diamond, West Fork  Kettle River.  TAKE NOTICE that I, Robert Wood. Free  Miner's Certificate No. B86374 .intend  sixty days from the date liereof, to apply to the  Mi nine- Recorder fora Certificateof (improvements 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 the issuance  of such Certificate, of Improvements.  Dated this 18th dav of A ril. A .O. 1906. 33-41  ROBERT WOOD.  MINERAL ACT.  Certificate of Improvements.  NOTICE.  "Blue  Jay"  Mineral  Claim, situate   in   the  Greenwood Mining Division of YaleDistrict.   Where located:   In Skylark Camp.  TAKE NOTICE that we, M. H. Kane, Free  Miner's Certificate No. B85605. John W.  Nelson. Free Miner's Certificate No. B86364, M.  J. Price, Free Miner's Certificate No. B91690,  Evan Parry, Free Miner's Certificate No.  B11<:62. and L. S. Morrison. Free Miner's Certificate No. B91516. Intend, sixty days from  the date hereof, to apply to the Mining  Recorder for Certificates of Improvements,  for the purpose of obtaining a Crown Grant of  the above claim.  And furtlier take notice that action, under  Rcotion 37. must be commenced before the  issuance of such Certificates of Improvement**.  Dated this 26th day of March, A. D. 1906. 30.38  MINERAL   ACT.  Certificate of Improvements.  NOTICE. ���'  "Copper Mine Fractional" Mineral Claim, situate in Greenwcod Mining Division of Yale  District.   Where located: In Copper Camp.  TAKE NOTICE that I. C. JR. Shuw, agent  for William Hanna, Free Miner's Certificate No. B9l5"7, 'ntend, sixty days from thedate  hereof, to apply to the Mining" Recorder for a  Certificate of Improvements, for the purposeof  obtaining a Crown Grant of the aboveclaim.  And tnrtber take notice that action, under  section 37, must be commenced before the issuance of such Certificates of Imorovements.  Dated this 36th dar of March", A D.. 1906.  31-39 CM SHAW.  LAND REGISTRY ACT  IN THE MATTER of the Land  Registry Act  AND  IN THE MATTER of Certificate of Title No. 52)2a.  WHEREAS it has been proved to my satisfaction that Certificate of Title No. 5212a  covering part of Lot 10i2 Group 1, Osoyoos  Diviiion, Yale District, British Columbia,  registered in the names of Robert Wood and C.  Scott Galloway has been lost or destroyed,  and application has been made to n:e for a  duplicate thereof.  Notice is hereby given that such duplicate  Certificate will be issued one month from the  date hereof, unless in the meantime cause to  the contrary be shown to nte in writiuj-.  Dated this 30th day of April. 1906.  W. H. EDMUNDS,  35-39 Pistrict Registrar  Certificate pf improvements.  NOTICE.  LONDON    Mineral   Claim,   situate   in    the  Greenwood Mining Division of Yale District.   Where located:   In Deadwood Camp.  TAKE NOTICE That I, John P. McLeod,  Free Miner's   Certificate ,No.  B91,656,  as  agent lor Randolph Stuart, ^ree Miner's Ceitificate No. B91.625 and Charles J. McArthur  Free Miner's   Certificate No. B91.67S, intend  sixty days from the date liereof,   to apply to  the Mining Recorder for a Certificate of Improvements for the purpose of   obtaining  a  Crown Grant ot our Interest in tlie above claim.  And ' further take* notice that action under  section 37, must be Commenced before the issuance of such ceriiflcite of improvements.  Dated thin 21st da)r Of ApHl. A.D. 1906.  35-43 J. P. McLKOP.  NOTICE.  NOTICE is hereby given that, 60 days after  date, I intend to apply to the Honorable the  Chief Commissioner of Lands and Works for  permission to purchase 320 acres of land, more  or less, for grazing purposes, In Township 68  of the Similkameen Division of Yale District,  described as' follows: Commencing at the  north-west corner of Lot 862 in said Township  68, thence east 40 chains, thence north 80chains,  more or.less, to lot 162 S,thence west 40 chains,  thence south 80 chains more or less to tbe point  of commencement.  Rock Creek, B, C, March 19,1906.  30-38 S. T. LARSEN.  MINERAL ACT,  Certificate of Improvements.  NOTICE.  'Keuo" Mineral Claim, situate in Greenwood -  Mining 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 Certificate No. B7-4615, intend,  sixty days from tbe 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 take notice that action, under  section 37, must be commenced before the is  suance of such Certificateof Improvements.  Dated this 31st day of March, A. D. 1905. ���  30-39 FORBES. M. KERBY.  S. Fo & ML RY.  Daily '  Leave  8:15 a.m,  8:15 a.m.  8:15 a.m.  8:15 a.m.  8:15 a.m,  PHOENIX  Spokane, Seattle.  Everett, Belling,  ham,.".; Vancouver.  .Victoria and-.all  Coast points  Spoka..e, Fernie,  Winnipeg,-St.Paul  Minneapolis :.  Grand Forks, Rei  public, Marcus.....  Northport.   Rossland, Nelson ;   Kaslo, Sandon.   Daily  Arrive  6:05 p,m, I  6:05 p.m. I  6:05 P.m.  .   1  6:05 P.m  Connecting at Spokane with the famous  "ORIENTAL   LIMITED." '  2   Daily  Overland Trains   2  From Spokane for 5Winnipeg-,  St. Paul, Minneapolis, St. Louis,  Chicago and all points east.  For complete information,  rates, berth reservations, etc.,  call on or address*]  M. M. STEPHENS..      _   : ;Agent;~Jf hoenixr-"  S. C. YERKES,  A P.A.,Seattle.  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 in  equipment that of the Chicago,  Milwaukee & St. Paul Ry.  They own and operate their  own sleeping- and dining cars  and g-ive their patrons an excellence of service not obtainable elsewhere. -Berths iri their  sleepers are Longer. Higher,  Wider, than in similar cars on  other lines. Tbey protect their  trains by the Block System.  Coiinectkris 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.  Pjrtland, Ore.  <   ���'  If you need letterheads, billheads,  envelopes, wedding or society stationery printed m a business-like and attractive form, call up the Times.  P.ione29.  m\  ���-i. > A.  '"/;}:  I?  "i  <t\  -ji ,  TO WN TOPICS  MIDWAYCELEBRATES  Continued from paj �� 2  ,Dr. Simmons,Dentist; Open evenings.  . Blake Wilson is a visitor in the city.  The purest Castile soap at White Bros  C. V. Jones of Nelson, is a gueBt at  the Imperial.  V. Dynes was a visitor in Nelson  early in the week.  White BfOB. are sh'.wing the best line  of Doaps in town at 25c per box.  ' ^The tax rate for 1906 is 17 mills, the  lowest rate the city has ever enjoyed.  -Drop, into Wbite Bros, and ask to see  the aoaps epecially manufactured for  hard water. ���' -  i -The heavy rains have provided lots  of soft  water   for   domestic   purposes  atjd the house wives are happy.  ' The Vancouver Province recently, reproduced  a   lengthy article from  the  - Times but failed to give credit therefor.  The Winnipeg Commercial is helping to advertise Greenwood. ; All the  items of general interest about local  merchants published in the Times are  reproduced in the Commercial.  Cobalt, the New Ontario silver min -  ing town, suffered severely from a  dynamite explosion recently. rSevetal  buildings were wrecked and- a number  ���f people were injured, but no one was  killed.  "A Winnipeg real estate firm is advertising Kootenay vallej fruit lands at  $100 per acre, and are offering $25 in  gold to the person who sends them the  most suitable name for one of their 10-  acre blocks. '     .. Y  '^Mrs. R. D. McAllister was a guest al  the Queen's hotel,. Nelson, Monday  night, while on her way from Michel  - to join her husband here.   "Mr.  McAllister is manager of the dry goods de-  -psirtment~irrHunter-Kendiick'sr^-i   The Greenwood Amateui Dramatic  company have decided not to go to  Phoenix and play "Between the Acts,"  as it was impossible to secure a suitable  hall, the Miners' Union auditorium  being not yet completed. They are  " n:ow arr .nging to go to Grand Forks  .shortly.  "Baldy.'  The  Brush" " and    Nicholson's  "Baldy" won the contest.  There were four entries for the  bicycle races, Anderson, Russell, Frank  and Feeney. Anderson won the race,  while Feeney came second.  After the scheduled races had been  run an impromptu ladies' jockey race  was started. Some four or five starters entered, including several buxom  representativs cf the noble Red man  The race was an exciting one and was  won by a young squaw.  THE BASEBAI.I,.  The baseball games started in the  morning with Phoenix and Grand  Forks on the diamond. It was a onesided game with everything in favor of  Phoenix, and when the last man went  out the score stood 12 to 1 in favor of  Phoenix. ,  In the afternoon Greenwood tried  conclusions with the Midway aggregation, and while the locals put up a good  game at tin es, they went to pieces in  the last inning and succumbed to a  score~ot 12 to 6.  At the end of the second inning the  score was 3 to 1 in favor of Midway.  In the third inning the game turned in  favor of Greenwood. Midway was to  bat in last half and a pretty double  play by the boys in scarlet put their  opponents out and saved any increase  in the score. -When the locals went to  bat in the fourth inning they were de  termined to change the face of things  and they succeeded in tieing the score,  3 to 3. Their success was due to a  splendid hit by George Clerf. which let  two men home and Greenwood" was  happy. From then on till the last there  was Utile change, but in this inning  Midway climbed up and made Green -  wood's chances of-victory look small.  Tracy made a home run and Midway  "grew- hilarious,-" and- - when-the_dust-  cleared away the score was 12 to 6, and  Midway was slated to meet the winners  of the morning game and battle for  the prize money.  The following was the line up:  Greenwood���Dill, Thomas, Mecham,  Mills, Medil,Thompson, McBain, Dunn  aud Clerf.  Midway���Curley, McCrowy, Melville, VotEw, McRae, Haynes, I<eech,  Cahill and Tracy.     Geo. Gray umpire.  PHOENIX VS.   MIDWAY  The main  interest centered in  the  MOUNTAIN   CLIMBING.  mountain climbing contest,  starting from corner of Sixth street  and Chamblet avenue, was entered by  J. Morgan, Peoenix; W. Anderson, J.  Ferguson and A.. Ferguson, Midway.  The contest was won by J. Morgan.  Time, 28 minutes. Anderson came second.   Time, 32 minutes.  Satisfactory Operation Guaranteed.  The BODY is made of the best Wells-  ville Polished Steel. Hand riveted and  substantially built. Joined with Asbestos  board to retain heat and economize fuel.  THE   BAND.  During the day (the Greenwood band  entertained the crowds by their many  selections of sweet music. Before the  sports began in the morning they  serenaded the hotels, and during the  afternoon they occupied the band stand  at the races and rendered select! >ns between the heats. Many complimentary  expressions were heard among" the  crowd and the boys again added to  their musical reputation by their Midway performances.  NOTES.  ��� A large number of people took their  baskete with them, and gathering in  little, parties by the river banks enjoyed a picnic lunch.  There were 913 people on the morning train, according to the official  count.  Midway is an ideal place for a celebration. There is none better in the  Boundary.  The Siwashs' added picturesqueness  to the scenes of the day, especially the  chief's daughter. Isabel Friedlander, of  St; Mary^s Mission, Wash.  The hotels did a rushing business.  A lot of people were left in Midway  after the train  pulled out and had to  chance a ride home or walk.  The livery men were wearing their  best smile.   It was their harvest day.  The Greenwood band played sweet  music during the afternoon and evening and were much appreciated.  The dance in the evening was well  attended.  A large number of the Greenwood  people drove down, -ind some who  did'nt wished they had.  A big crowd came in from Chesaw  and Republic.  A hot afternoon sun made those from  the cooler altitudes think of the good  >ld summer time.  The OVEN is large and roomy and  made of heavy gauge steel plate. The  BOTTOM is thoroughly braced -making  it impossible to BUCKLE.      ,  The FIREBOX is well proportioned:  the linings are all of ��� Cast iron and ' the  grate is of the most approved ! 'Duplex''  , pattern, which can be removed without -  disturbing the linings or - waterfront. A:  BROILING DOOR 12 in..x 3 in. is "pro-'  vided which will also be found'very convenient in feeding the fire.  A. L. WHITE & CO. Agents.  ftft#ftft*-3��*��ftftftftft��ftftftft��#ftftft<f*ft *���*�����* ftftftftftftftftftftftftftftft*****  TA'TIAIY   MAT\P   OITTTP t  *  *  I NEW TAILOR MADE SUIT  from $3 to $33  G. R. Naden is preparing to take a  trip to the Bulkley valley and the north      ^ ^^  interest centereci in  Ini  country.   He'expects to leave Green-  finaJ &ame between Phoenix and Mid  wood about June 4th an I leave Van-   Way.    The crowd  was   increased   bi  . </Vas /^^*v\/��  couver for Hazelton, June 8th. Mr.  Naden is personally anxious to see that  country and will make a report on  prospects there for otlier parties interested  the excavators at the .���smelter for a few  minutes last Monday. One of the  graders was attacked by a number of  his fellow workmen with shovels, and  i,n ���elf defense he drew a revolver and  fired one shot. Fortunately the bullet  missed iu bilHt, and dropping the  weapon the man fled. No attempt was  made to capture him.  i      FELL OFF TRAIN  Blkfiorii J"  Beer H l \  way. The crowd was increased by  deserters from the race track enthusi-  atists and as the game progressed the  excitement became intense until the  winning runs were scored amid the  plaudits of a seething, excited crowd  ! The two last  runs were made by El-    ._.. . ! kins and Mclnstocker on a splendid  There was an  exciting time among   r-&ht ^ciAer that W0I1  the game aud  . * �������- ������*���-if-*- fnr a fi'vr   ^j piayer was hoisted on  the shoulders of his admirers and borne in triumph from the field.  The Phoenix players were Kelly, Mc-  Clung, Miller, Haverty, Elkins, Mc-  Instocher, Shervino, Kelvie and stretzel.  The   game   throughout was full of  interest and  the playing close, as the  score of 4 to 3   in  favor,  of Phoenix,  would indicate.   At no timr. was there  any surety that either would  win, and  when Phoenix went to bafin  the last  inning  they needed   just  two  runs io  win, and th:y made them.    In the first  inning    Midway    made    a   beautiful  double play.     Phoenix  made a  right  fielder.    Midway   stopped,   touched a  man running to second,  aud  also  put  the batter out on first. It was a skillful  play.    In the last half of the 6th Midway made another double play in center field and   Phoenix   went out with  the score 2 to 1  for Midway, wher   it  had stood for several initines.    In the  last half of the eighth Phoenix evened  up the score on   an   error at  first, and  Phoenix stock  went up 50 percent.,  while the air was rent with cheers.    In  the last  inning Midway  gained one,  and when Phoenix -a ent to bat for the  last time few ever expected that they  would win, bul they did it, and  Mclnstocker was the boy who did it.    The  winners got a prize of $100, while the  [losers got $50.  Ladies' and Gents' Clothing Dyed, Cleaned Pressed and *  ft  ft  ft  ft  >  ft  g Repaired.  % French dry cleaning a specialty.  o  *  ft  ��  ft  ��  ft  ft  ft  ft  ��  ��  ft  ft  ft  ft  ft  ���*  ft  ���ftft  ��  ��  shape.  City experience, city prices and first-class work.  For $2 per month we will keep your clothes in first-class J  Life is too short to stay here for long, so get your clean- 6  ing and dyeing done NOW" and also buy a suit from-  BLAINE BROS  DYERS, CLEANERS AND TAILORS |  =:  J r.RRi7Wwnnn   r . r.  ft  ft  ft  'ft  tt  ft  (ft  ft  ft  j��ftftftftftft#ftftftft#ftftftftftftftft����fj��**ftftftftftftftftftft*��ftft��*��  r S^NBAY DINNERS "*  served in first-class st)--le.  'Splendid Menu.  OYSTERS served to order in all styles.  LUNCH COUNTER  Open at all Hours. Prompt Service.  PACIFIC CAFE  \a*:-\-.c7v*>  Has been a favorite  from it birth, as is  evidenced by is" popul-  i  The only celebration accident re-  0orted occurred between Boundary  Fall* and Midway, when Mike Music,  an employee at the Dominion smelter  met with a painful accident while the  regular afternoon train was on its way  pp from Midway. The unfortunate  man was standing on the platform and  Claims to have been knocked off by a  fellow passenger. He *ustained two  icalp wounds and was injured in the  -houlderJ He was rendered unconscious and was thought to be in a most  serious condition. He was brought on  the train to the city and taken to the  hospital .where be was progressing  favorably tbi�� morning.  arity in all the towns X  of the Boundary.       ^  For Sale at all Leading |  Hotels either draught or}  L  HOWARD MOORE,  Proprietor.  o��0��fte����*#ft������e*��*o��������ftft����ft��o����ftft��ftftftfte*ftft��ft*����ft��**��*  �� '���<>'��������� ���  ��������'-" ���  bottled.  Insist or having  "ELKHORN"  MADE BY THE  ft  ft  ft  tt  ft  ��  ft  ft  *  ft  3  ft  ft  ft  ft  ft  ft  ft  ft  ft  ft  ��  *  ft.  ft  S  ��  a  ft  a  a  a  ft  ��  o  a  9  a  o  P. BURNS & CO., Ltd.  .-. DEALERS IN...  Tresb and Cured Hleats  Fish and Poultry*  e  ��  e  a  ��  ft .  *  e  ��  ��  ft  ��  ��  ��  ��  ftft  ��  ��  *  *  *  ftft  ��  ft  *��  *  ft  ��  *  ��  $ftftft������#*����e��ftftoftoftft��o��eeeosft��oft0ftee��s��ftftftft*ftft**fteft9 ���"'-rn r ��� ��"������������*���? v��~ew '*"' ���|'���"��^W "���  iTtfia��" wnrrren nffl "Tj^^"  SMj3**-***iaa3S223SEE^^  s^nx^^svsxcvu&aisB^uLffiwaAKuiiu  :-fti  ���#���'  !T!  To come in and see  the really beautiful  Papers we can soil at  15, 25 and 35 cents  the  roll.    .    .    .   '.    ���  Glad to have vou look  at our line sa-nples  v. hetlier you buy ur  not.     .     .     .     .    .    .  COLES & FRITH f  Booksellers, Stationers,  GREENWOOD. BA O.  TELEPAONE NO. 33  AT THE SMELTER  their minds-of this fallacy and even  convinced some of .them that nd vantages aro enjoyed here that are unequalled elsewhere.  FATAL ACCIDENT  K. McKENZIE CHIEF  New Machinery on Hand.--Work Going: Ahead Rapidly.  A quantity of machinery, including  drills, steam hammer, boll cutter, lathe, t  planer, pipe threading- machine and  emery wheel, has arrived at the B. C,  smelter.and will be installed as soonas  possible. .The excavation work, has  been tretty well completed and most of  the foundations have been laid. The  carpenters are busy on the new oie  bins anr1. the work generally is progressing rapidly. A new wagon road  is being constructed along the spur  track to the smelter yard. This will  obviate the present' uphill haul. The  labor question seems pretty well settled  the men having received an advance  in wages .to 30 cents per hour, whether  they .work nine or ten hours.  One Alan Killed and Two Injured at  Granby Smelter.  A fatal accident occurred last week  atthe Granby smelter which cost the  life of James Ritchie and seriously injured Foreman Miles Bariett and an  Italian laborer. Ritchie,who was head  pipe fitter, was engaged in uncoupling  a water pipe near the copper settler.  The pipe, .which" contained a large  quantity of water, accidentia slipped  from his hands into the molten matte  and caused an explosion which blew  the unfortunate man into the air aud.  scattered the metal in all directions..  Ritchie -.dropped into' the matte pit by  the side of the settler. He struggled  to crawl out of his dangerous position  ii"d. was.hero'cally assisted by Assistant Foreman EL . Lai tic y,and the other  workmen . rushing to the spot turned  the hose on the* unfortunate*' man. who  by this time was enveloped in flames  and suffering tortures. Miles Barnett  was-severely burned on the lef i side,  hand and s'lonlder. A man named  Marchbanks w as burned severely on the  hand. The injured men were removed  with all haste to the hospital, where  their burns were dressed. Ritchie  died v few hours after the accident.  Hisrhly Respected Citizen Takes Charge  of Police Department-  After the city council decided-on  Monday night to appoint afire chief  independent of the chief of police, the  police commissioners met Tuesday at  10 a. m. and appointed Kenneth McKenzie as chief ot the police department at a salary of SlOO per month.  Mr McKenzie is a nativeof the Mar-  ntiine provinces and has had experience  in police work, having served creditably on the local force some years ago.  Several other applications had been  filed, but it had been a foregone conclusion for some time that Mr. McKenzie would be appointed. The new  chief is looked upon as a man especially well suited to the position and  one who is most likely to enforce '-'the  laws of the city "without fear cr  favor "  THE SMALLEST PAPER  WATCHING   GREENWOOD  Spokane Capitalists Have Got Their  Eyes on the Boundary.  W. J. Nelson and A. S. Black returned early in the week from Spokane  where they had gone in connection  with'a deal for the Rambler mine of  West Fork. The object of their trip  was to obtain the consent of one of the  Spokane owners to the proposed Rambler sale, and iu this they were successful, and the deal is now progressing satisfactorily, though it make take  some weeks to finally complete.  Speaking of the feeling in Spokane  toward the Boundary, Mr. Nelson  stated that the people there have a  much kindlier feeling than everbefore  It is easier now to interest capital than  ever before, and the people are watching the progress here and they are pay-  ���4ng-more_.altention__to^B_ritish__ .Columbia generally. . He found some of "the  people prejudiced against B. C. mining  laws,   but   he   took   pains to disabuse  NELSON FRUIT LANDS  The Golden Times, published in  Golden, B. C, is the newest publication that has been received. It is a  unique sheet. It has the distinction of  being the. smallest newspaper published in the province of British Columbia and is probably the smallest in  the world. It is a two column four  page production with air outside  measurement of 5^x6^*2 inches. Its  news is written up in a spicy vein with  a joke at the end.  ARBWARE  GARDEN SEEDERS���Sows tlie lawn or plants the seed  in the garden.  GARDEN HOSE���Both rubber and coUon in all lengths.    "���  REFRIGERATORS���Lined with white enamel, four' trays  for meats and vegetables.    Two  swing doors with locks'.    A hand-,  some piece of ftirniture ;.-'  ICE CREAM FREEZERS���American Turn and 'White  Mountain Freezers in all  sizes; two flavors at once  CREAM SEPARATORS���For dairies, strong and handy.  GHURNS���Barrel Churns in all sizes. ._ ...  WASHING MACHINES���Sunlight   and   Reacting,  very  strong and durable.    Both  round and square. -.'  (RON PUMPS���Force Pumps and Pumps for cisterns.   ''  That active organization, the 20,000  club of Nelson j have just issued some  attractive literature advertising the  attractions .ind resources of the city  and district. An especially fine folder  has been sent out describing the fruit  industry.    The description relates:  "The district has not suffered from  the effects of early frosts. The season  is later, and as a consequence, the  trees are not so far advanced in the  early spring, as in other parts, and are  thus less liable" to be injured by the  early frosts. Bright sunshine ripens  the fruit quickly, and the shipments  made have been pronounced to be of  the very finest quality with regard to  size, color and flavor.  "The orchards are free from fruit  pests. All orchards are inspected  yearly, by competent government inspectors who are authorized to destroy  infected trees and to' order remedies  being applied where necessai'3'. All  fruit and nursery stock that are infected are denied admittance to the province.  "Much attention is also given in' this  district to poultry raising, and the increased demand in the home markets  for table poultry and eggs makes this  a profitable addition to fruit growing.  With regard to profits that may be  earned, it may be stated that in one  case last year five acres oT strawberries  netted $1,000 clear to the produce'-, the  price  for  the  berries   being SI 80  per  crate Apples ^brought _ab_o_ut 6LS0 jicr  box, averaging S8 to S25 to the tree.  LAWN   MOWERS,   GARDEN   RAKES,  SPADES, SHOVELS, HOES  And a full line of Garden and Farming Tools. *  'Tn  tu  Job printing"at the Times ofiice/  We are having GREAT SALE  "for  ti  lts SUPERIOR STRENGTH makes it Economical  to use. still retaining that  DELICATE FLAVOR  unknown to other blends.  Try a pound with your next  order  AND  Wallace-Miller Block,  Copper Street.  TOWN TOPICS  Dr.. Mathison, Dentist.  J. Mutzenberg visited Nelson early  iii'- the week.  The last shipment from the Rambler  mine, West Fork, averaged Sill per  tou.  The men have returned to work at  the -Anaconda sub-station at .30 cents  per hour.  The recent showers and the warm  sun is making the hillsides green and  summerlike.  Work has been resumed at the Bay  mine, the repairs on the boiler having  been completed. ,-���  Miss Stark, hister of Mrs. L. B.  Hodge, arrived Monday from Gala-  shields, Scotland.  Fred Whitwell is working, with good  results on the Maori group of claims  near the Crescent.  George Cropley, the genial livery  maw, keeps a fine line of horses and  rigs for pleasure driving.  Over thirty water services have been  installed by the water works department since January 1st.  A stage line h;��s been started from  Grand Forks to Franklin, the new mining town on the North Fork,  D. Manchester of the Clarandon  hot"el7-is~a"found__again���after "having  been laid up with a sore foot.  Splendid values in miners' boots.  Our new stock just at hand. Large  variety to choose from, Galloway  Bros. .   38-39  F. R. Hanson of Rock Creek, visited  Greenwood this week. He reports  business in his town " progressing  favorably.  The local painters, Thompson &  Rowston, and George A. Evans, are  being kept busy these times painting  the town red, black, white and other  colors. ..    i  Mrs. R. D. McAllister,Whose husband recently took . charge of the dry  goods department in '*'/ Httnter-Ken-  drick's, --arrived Wednesday from  Michael.  Rev. H. S Hastings returned Friday,  from Vancouver, wherr- he has been  attending the Methodist conference.  He will conduct the regularsirvices on  Sunday *;   "  The ladies of the Presbyterian  church have15 decid lA to hold an ice  cream social in the Wallace-Miller  block next month. They are busy  making preparations.  The'work on   Rev.   Father  Bedard's  hou.se  is   progressing   rapidly.      Con  tractor B'mting has a staff of men engaged and the superstructure is begin  ning to take definite form.  More mineral claims are being continually prospected and developed.  Tbe Jumbo a.id Minnie claims, situated to the north of the Emma, will be  diamond drill prospected by the B. C.  Copper Co.  The Big Copper der-1 has been practically concluded for the present. A  bond has been taken by Boston capitalists and seven men are now at work  on the claim. The mine will be thoroughly prospected and its real value  determined.  HARDWARE.       GROCERIES.  CLOTHING.  'fi:  .4*  ;4>  4��  LtOTRIO fiO.  LIMITED.  & 4*4^4* 4��^4> 4�� 4* 4**4^4* 4��44����g* 4* 4*4*4* 4* 4*4*%  4*1 " "i*  4*  4*  4��  4-  Electric "current   supplied   for  Power, Lighting, Heating and  Ventilating. Power furnished  for Hoisting and air-compressing plants, with an absolute  guarantee   of continuous   power!  service for operating.  Get Our Rates. We Can Save You Money  4��  ^^*^^^^fc|3vfo^^^^^^*|��^^-^^^4,^^,fr,f*8,a  <%Pa  reenwood Dquor �������  WHOLESALE DEALERS IN   ���  ,^' W/TMPS,  LlQUORS-AND"-~CIGARS ��_-  WE   BUY   IN    CARLOADS   DIRECT   FROM    THE    DISTILLERS  -JUST RECEIYED-  LIQUEURS-Marie. Brizard & Rogers,  Bordeaux, France.  BRANDIlSS���Jules   Coadon    &   Co.,  '   Charente, France.  BRANDIES���Comandon & Co.,  Cognac, France.  SCOTCH���Robertson, Sanderson & Co  keith, Scotland.:/  PORT WINES���Croft & CO.',  Oporto.  .  GENEVA GIN���Netherlands   Steam  Distillery, Delft, Holland  AT MARKET  FRESH   VEGETABLES-Votztoes,  Cabbage. Turnips, Carrots, Parsnips, etc., etc.  DAIRY PRODUCE���Ernest Creamery  Butter, Fresh Laid Eggs, just in from the  Country.  TURKEYS   AND   CHICKENS���  Tender aud Toothsome.  Pe  FL  OOD,     Prop.  ;  1  II  ii,  m  i  4  t***)l  m  ii


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