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 m*m.  i  3     .f  m^-m"  '���/.���  'i\  V;^/o-  iifl*5   ������;    ...Librtrx.  Vol. 10.  GREENWOOD, B. C. FRIDAY   MAY 4. l%6.  No. 35  NORTHFOREOlfflTRY  Denver Expert Tells How to  ''     Work It.  imake it a point to carry the best known articles in our  of our leaders is JAP/A/LAC, the famous floor finish,  and-all around household rejuyenator,  JT brightens and renews everything it touches, Natural APr  AxLAC is the best thing for floors, interior woodwork*,  any woodwork requiring varnish finish. Colored JAP^A**  LAC���twelve colors���is for use on chairs, tables, floors  picture frames, iron beds, furniture, woodwork and front  doors. The Dead Black is just the thing for picture frames,  fire place fronts, andirons, plate racks���gives a genuine  ������ Flemish " finish,   We want you to try JAP^A'L AC  QUART CAN  COSTS  ONE  DOLLAR  and will work wonders in your home. And we want y ou  to bear us in mind when you want anything else in our  line, You will find us ready to satisty all your needs at  prices generally lower than elsewhere.  B. C; COPPER TAKES BONDS  TMEr J3/0���    wvtohEt  ,�����.���--^--'-'���'���l���  All Watches and Clocks in-Greenwood'; '  and vicinity should be left at  y: V   LOGAN'S���.-:  ;at once to have a thorough.cleaning and repairing.  They  will keep  -better���time-and-  last longer.  RESINA JVAT6HES  GUARANTEED.  Local Company Secures of Gloucester  Group-Men at Wofk on the McKinley and Pathfinder.  The notable progress made  lu the  development of Franklin camp district  last summer was a forerunner of the  still larger doings which  will be witnessed during the present year up the  North Fork of the Kettle  river, says  the Grand Forks Gazette.   An account  of the camp is given. by Lewis Noble  of Denver, who recently returned from  a trip there accompanied with George  McLeod.   Mr. Noble is one of the foremost mining and geological experts in  th'j United  States, and a man  whose  experiences have carried' him through  the big mining camps of -South Af rica,  Alaska and the United States generally.    He was specially struck with the  outcropping   of   mineral   all   through  the. North   Fork   country   and   made  careful  examinations of   Ihe  leading  properties.'    The   formation    of   the  .country Mr. Noble considered extremely  favorable-for the existence of extensive ore bodies, and sufficient mineral  showings existed to warrant the exploitation of the district by, big companies who could do development work  ou a large scale. Apparently Mr. Noble  doea not believe in cash  payments on  undeveloped "properties.     He -believes  that the  proper  course, and the best  course, even for the owner of the property, is to give those who have the necessary   capital a  reasonable time   in  which   to   explore    and    develop   the  claims on a scale commensurate with  tne surface indications, and that working on  this  principle the new camps  throughout the country would be more  rapidly brought to the front and the  really meritorious properties would receive justice in a far shorter time.  b. c. copper eo. ..;  George McLeod states that he has  turned ov ,r all the bonds on Gloucester  camp properties in which he is interested to the B. C; Copper company, and  thougrrit is premature to make definite  on the I athfiuder, and John Rogers,  who is superintending the work for tbe  Granby company, is bending all his  energies toward locating the size and  direction of the ore bodies.  FRA.NKI.IN TOWNSITE.  With all tHis activity the time would  seem ripe for the inevitable townsite,  and as a matter of facta well situated  one will be placed on the market within 30 days. Mi. McLeod, who is heavily interested in the project, has succeeded in incorporating a company  known as the Franklin Townsite Co.],  Ltd., with a capitalization of $20,000.  The land is situated in the heart of the*  mineralized district of th'e ur per North  Fork, lying on the west batik of the  river, and within easy i*eich~ of the  principal properties. , The surrey i.s  practically completed, and by the middle .of May the streets wiil be" cleared  and maps of the townsite published.  The government road will be completed  to this point by the first of August, and  the railway survey goes right through  the townsite. It is the intention of the  company to erect a portable sawmill in  the near future as much good timber is  available just across the river. A.  Erskine Smi.th & Co. will act as town-  site agents for the company  Take it all around prospects never  looked so bright for this important section, and its speedy expansion will  mean much for Grand Forks.  NEW MAIL SERVICE  Improved Conditions go into Effect.  TIME GREATLY REDUCED  American.    Eastern ��� Canadian   and  ������ Coast Cities Brought Nearer.  Local Schedule.  CUT HIS HEAD  Jewellery repairing  of every  done.  discription  neatly  A. LOGAN &��� CO.  GREENWOOD.  announcements at this date, it may be  said that a period of considerable  acti.ity is likely to set in shortly for  the various claims surrounding Gloucester creek.  On the McKinley, A. D. McPhee has  nine men at work, and t reparations  are being made for the commencement  of diamond drill work on t'ie.property  on an extensive scale.  More than twenty men are at work  W. Diamond Falls In a Dizzy Faint at  Cabin boor.  An'accident of a rather mysterious  character occurred last Saturday to  William Diamond, a wood cutter for  the Providence Mining Co., when h��  fell at his cabin door^-- severely, cutting  his head and necessitating;hi*removal  to the hospital. It seemsthat'Diamond,*  who is-a man of somefiO.years-of age,'  and who lives alone 'in axabin~on- the  Diamond Fractional mineral claim by  Providence creek, had not been feeling  well for some days, and on Saturday  about 11 a. m. he took a dose of medi-:  cine which brought on a spell of dizziness, causing him to fall, striking his  head on a rock at the entrance to his  cabin. The shock was severe enough1  to render him unconscious and how  long he lay there is unknown, but  when found by J. MacMullen, another  employe of the mining company, at 2  p. m., hehad dragged.himself into the  cabin and was lying on the floor in a  pool of blood. MacMullen bound up  the wound and theambulence and medical assistance was ..summoned. By.  this timethe injured.man had recovered  Should Read  and Prosper  Here are Shoes it pays to Buy  ... at Prices that Please.  Women's Julia Marlowe Fine Kid Bal,  Goodye  < It, i i. -value       $5.00  Women's Julia MarloW fine kid chocolate  oxford,   turn sole,  very stylish  - ��� $4.00  Women's Smardon fine kid bal. Goodyear welt���very   styhVj  street shoe ......' $4:25  Women's Smardon Kid Blucher Oxford, (turn  sole^-a   very  pretty shoe           $3.00  consciousness and was able to giv�� fiis  attendants directions regarding the  safe keeping of his, property. He wa��  removed to the hospital, where his injuries were carefully dressed.  A peculiar circumstance connected  with the affair is that no blood was  found on the stone *un which Diamond  claims he fell and struck his head, but  he may have dragged himself into the  cabin before the blood began to now  freely and then have fainted. His injuries, however, were not dangerous,  and he has almost fully recovered from  the t fiFects of the shock.  .: The long looked for improvement.in  the mail service has at last been^ inaugurated and the change is much  appreciated by business men especially.  Sometiu'e ago the Great Northern  started carrying the American, eastern  Canada and coast mail to Midway and  for two nights the Midway stage  brought it to Greenwood and citizens  received their mail several hours  earlier than had been possible befoie.  This excellent service was, not maintained however, because the stage line  had no contract for the work and the  mall had to lay over in Midway and be  sent to Greenwood on the 2:30 train  next day. A contract _ however has  been arranged and the mail is now  brought from Mir.way on MacDonald's  stage, arriving here about 8 p. m.  One of the great advantages of the  new syetem is that letters can now be  posted at 7 a. m; for American points  and in a few hours are oh their way to  thiir destination by Great Northern.  The new service.went into full effect  Tuesday night ;*and/i Wednesday morning; when *-thef-fiisfclate.mailarrivedand  thefir*ifc early mailU.teftt *. 'J-- ���.���.* V*'���';���''  ��� The;ghange wilUbe-mqst appreciated  ,by business', men and others having  extensive .correspondence with the  ���coast cities and points -in the neighboring states. A letter posted ��� before  7- a. m. -will reach Spokane in the  evening, while the coast cities are  reached in about thirty-six hours. The  time between Toronto and New York  is shorteued to four days though the  time to interior B. C. points and-to ihe  prairie provinces including Winnipeg  remains the same.  ���THE  I.OCAI, SERVICE  The following is a. schedule of the  local   service   at   the    present   time:  Mail Cioses, United States,' Eastern  Can ida and coast via Great Northern  7 a; m.- - ������ ���:������-<'  ^j^gon,*;.Ros'5land.and'all_B.iC_..jnter-  ior points and points east to Winnipeg  1.4S p. m.  Midway and Boundary Falls, 2.45  p. m. * - ���  Mail arrives, via Great Northern 8  p. m.  ViaC. P. R. West 2.45 p. m.  Via C. P. R. East 3.4S p. ra.  Reg istered mail closes half an hoar  earlier than ordinary mail and is sent  by C. P. R Only. Times reader!  should cut this out and keep it for reference until they become thoroughly  familiar with the new system'.'  SMELTER ACCIDENTS.  ODD FELLOWS MARCH.  Bi? Turnout for tbe Eizhty-Seventti  Anniversery.  Boundary Valley Lodge No. 38,1. Q.  O. F��� celebrated the 87th anniversary  of Oddfellowship last Sunday by attending the evening service in the  Presby'erian church. Upwards of a  hundred members turned out, making  a fine procession, headed by the city  band in their scarlet uniforms. W. B.  Fleming as master of ceremonies was  in charge of the parade and handled  his men with the ease and precision of  a veteran. They occupied the center  chairs and their regalia lent color to  the large assemblage that filled the  church.  R.ev. M. D. McKee, aa ehaplain of  the order, delivered the sermon, and in  the course of his remarks dvrelt much  on the fact that the principles uf Odd-  fellowship and of Christianity were  identical. He also referred to the high  position the order holds among the  fraternal societies of the world and he  congratulated the members on th*  splendid record that had been achieve*  ftnd upon ita present prosperity.  G. Clark, one of the charge wheelers  working at Boundary Falls smelter,  met with an accident Tuesdav, spraining his ankle and otherwise injuring  his foot. He was removed to the Sisters' hospital for treatment.  Philip Moore, an employee of the  B. C. smelter, met with a slight accident Tuesday while unloading a car of  lumber. In some way he missed his  footing and fell, receiving a severe  shaking up, necessitating his removal  to the hospital. His condition is not  at all serious.  BOUNDARY FALLS NOTES  Work at the Boundary Falls smeller  is going ahead smoothly and the usual  amount of ore is being reduced daily.  The new spur track has been completed  and is proving a great convenience for  the handling of the matte. The British Columbia Construction and Distributing company, formerly known as  the West Kootenay Power and Light  company, is surveying for their power  line from the Anaconda sub station to  the smelter, and the line will be completed by the time thecompany is ready  xo distribute power, BOUNDARY   GREEK  ATALE OF HARDS  ji)  George McKenzie Has Terrible Experience.  IN THE COLD,WILD NORTH  Both Feet Frozen ���Takes Scurvy.  Weeks without Decent Care.   Almost Dies from Exposure.  It is not often that fiction relates  such a tale of hardship and suffering  as'that which hiis just co.mse from the  wilds of Northerr British Columbia.  From the borders of the gres.t "Unknown Land" of the north, has come  details of a perilous journey on snow  shoes, of crippling frost bites, of weeks  of lone suffering and loathsome sickness, und finally of a desperate journey, fraught with difficulties and dangers that almost cost the life of a brave  prospector ere at last, after ���������month's of  torture, he'found succor and relief at  an outpost of civilization.  Such is a brief outline: of'the hardships of George McKenzie, well rer  membered as the driver of the West  Fork stage, and at one time associated  with George Guys in business at West-  bridge.  A FAMOUS TRAVKUvBR.  It will be remembered bv most of the  ��� Times readers that Mr. McKenzie first  gained fame as a tireless traveller aud  intrepid explorer by his ���memorable  trip of 440 miles, on snow-shoes, from  his camp on Omenica river, west of the  Peace river country, and on- the very  frontier of the unexplored 'north  country, to Port Essington, at * the  mouth of the Skeenariver, on his way  back to visit friends hi Greenwood and  vicinity. His accounts of that trip  were published in the leading papers  of Canada and in some of the American papers. ' ��� '���  RETURNS TO THE NORTH.  Two years ago,* in cotnpan3' with  Dan Sullivan and a Mr. Thone, he returned to his camp on the Omenica  river, which is 40 miles north of Man-  son creek, a noted placer mining district. While there he met Indians Who  informed him that in the great "Unknown Land" to the north there was  lots of "yellow stuff," and he decided  to penetrate the "unknown" and see  for hin self. Accordingly he started'  last autumn on a journey fa rther north.  He found the country almost a contin-.*  uous stretch of marsh, stream and lake,  most difficult for travel and dangerous  to life and limb, His trip, however,  was not without results, for he discovered rich placer deposits that went 20  cents to the pan. He had penetrated a.  distance of about 100 miles and would  have proceeded further, but the nature  =of the-country^made^it-irnpossiblerarid-  he returned to camp to await the coming of winter, when he would return  on snowshoes and cross the lakes and  rivers on the ice.  MAKES ANOTHER STAKT.  On the 13th of January he again  started with his pack for the scene of  his earlier explorations. The weather  was bitterly cold. The thermometer  registered 65 degre-'s below zero and  the snow was deep. He had covered  about half thi distance when the intense cold froze both his feet and being unable to get relief, he decided to  return to camp, so leaving his pack,  he started on his return journey, reaching his camp in an almost exhausted  condition.  The camp had been left in caie of  a fellow prospector, Charles Newman.  When Mr. McKenzie left Greenwood  with his two companions. Sullivan aad  Thone. they had taken with them a  well stocked madicinechest. This was  taken care of by Sullivan, who was  camped four miles distant. McKenzie  and Newman had no medicines in their  cabin, and there was nothing at hand  to relieve the unfortunate man's intense sufferings. Newman did what  he could to care for Mi. McKenzie,  cooking food and dressing his frozen  feet, bi\t for some unexplained reason  he refused all the latter's requests to  go to Sullivan's camp for medical supplies.  TAKES scurvy:  For eight weeks the suffering man  lay helpless without relief, subsiding  on salt meats until a severe attack of  scurvy added to his misery: At last  an Indian happened to visit the camp,  and the untutored savage, responding  to the dictates of humanity," volunteered to go to Sullivan's camp and  bring assistance. Mr. Sullivan immediately came to the relief and found  the well nigh exhausted  man  in a ter  rible condition.    He was'so  weakened  ��� i-,ai he was unable lo turn in his bed.  'llic .scurvy had wrought its effects and  mx of his leeth had loosened and drop  pud from their sockets, while the other*  were all rattling in his shrunken gums.  Mis feet were literally decaying and  ill" flesh was dropping from ihe toes.  Mr. Sullivan did all in his power to  relieve ihe poor man's sufferings, but  it was too late, and his simple skill was  usiequal to ihe task. It was case demanding extreme measures, and  ���hough they were upwards of 200 miles  from tho lira rest hospital at   Hazelton,  ��� -' r.*;i-. ���Veid-.-d  tliat  the  only  hope lay  .i'ipc'eily removal.  STARTS FOR   l-TAZEWON,  Sullivan took charge of the trip, and  with Mr. Thone and two Indians they  started with a dog team about March  25th for Hazelton, on the Skeena river.  McKenzie was too weak to sit* up or to  h.iid himself onto the sled, so he waa  placed on a'stretcher and las'ied to the  sled. He began to think that relief  would soon be reached and that his  sufferings would soon be ended, but  the.misfortunes that had brought him  to a condition of helplessness were destined to follow him to the. last. The  ride from his camp to Hazelton waa  one of trying" adventure. The dog  train was wild aud almost unmanag-  ahie. In 'writing to his friends he  states that if the dogs broke from  their Indian guides and ran away once  they must have done so a dozen times.  There, lashed to the sled, he vn s  dragged at a flying pace over the rough  trail, the sled bumping against fallen  logs, bounding over dangerous places  and at times half capsized, with the  half senseless man dragging in the  snow. Several times, when night  came, de despaired of surviving until  morning, and for the last twenty miles  of that terrible journey he was too  weak to tide on the sled, but had to be  carried on a stretcher between the two  pack .horses.  o  ���.REACHES CIVILIZATION.  o . ���    . -;  After eleven days of exhausting adventure the party reached Hazelton  about April 5th, where Mr. McKenzie  was placed in the hospital and ever3'-  thing cone to help him, and where he  is   now   slowly   recovering   from   hi��  wonderful experience.  It was from there that he wrote his  brothers, Kenneth McKenivie of Greenwood, and John of Rock Creek, giving  details. He states in his letters that  the doctors had found it necessary to  amputate one of his toes, but there  were hopes of saving the others. From  several of them the flesh had entirely  disappeared, but every effort was being made to induce it to grow on again.  Mr. McKenzie is a man of most mugged constitution and his years of experience in the wilds of the north has  inured him to the most trying hardships. Few men could have passed  through half what he has done anil  survived tb tell the tale,, and his abilities to withstand such a prolonged  period of exposure and sickness is n  testimony to the powers of human  endurance.      - '  SCHOOL REPORTS.  Division 1���J. L. Watson, teacher.  Pupils  attending... '30  Average attend.-"nee:  28.25  Percentage  94 2  Pupils attending every session:  Frederick Jaynes, Annie Prout, Lila  Rowe, Willie White, Vivian Wickwire.  Division 2���Miss C. M. Martin,  teacher. (,  Total attendance..'..      628  Average...      33.05  Percentage ....:  86,97  Present every session: Lena Archibald. . Lucille Davis, Maude Eales,  Worthington Fair, Alexander Hunter,  Charlie -McArthur, Ward Storer.  It Is Dangerous to Neglect a Cold-  How often do we hear it it remarked:  It's only a cold," and-a few days  later learn that the man is on his back  with pneumonia. This is of such  common occurrence that a cold, however slight, should not bedisdisregard  ed. Chamberlain's Chough Remedy  counteracts any tendeucy of a cold to  result in pneumonia, and has gained its  great popularity and extensive sale by  its prompt cures of this most common  ailment. It always enres aud is pleasant to take. For sale by All Druggists. -  5CT*m*ra��'&;^'s-^^        * ���" "���* ��������������������"���"'����� - - - .,,,|||,,  ililili'l..,  SEE  ��1^ lliliiiiislfeias  Headaches and sore ��  AS eyes  are  the  result   of |  m  m  iilil| eyestrain.    Our scientific | |l|||||i| %/MXw/^  I cally   adjusted    glasses WMiM^kX^k  h  19}  || positively cure.  glasses |:g!|j!^ggg!sg^!j^  Bijiiiiitji'ii^vv^'     .m&  IR  'Mw,  lifllli * *0^ fj  SSf  Si  f|fl��  mmm  WHITE BROS.  Dispensing Chemists.  opticians,;  F"  ::1  Bicycles  Bicycles  Just arrived a full stock of Bicjxles  and supplies. Our new repair shop  is complete and up-to-date. Also a  stock of new and second hand bikes  for sale.   ::::::::::  WHY WALK  TO WORK  WHEN   YOU  CAN  RIDE  Pianos  THE BELL, the best ou the market on easy terms.  ewing Machines  We have them. S10, S15, and up to  $70. $3 a month takes the celebrated drop head Singer, your mothers machine.  CALL AND SEE OUR STOCK.    Opposite Postoffice.  Hfc  N. M* LAM0NT  COPPER   STPEET  AGENT.  THOM1S THOMAS  MERCHANT    TAIL.0R  SPECIAL ATTENTION GIVEN CLEANING AND REPAIRING  ONE DOOR SOUTH OF POSTOFFICE, GREENWOOD, B. C.  BY    A    NEW    PROCESS  Gentlemen's    Wardrobes  kept  in   first-class  order by 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.  To come in and see  tlie really beautiful  Papers we can sell at  15, 25 and 35 cents  the roll.    .    .    .    .    '  Glad to have you look  at our fine sa'iiples  whether you buy ur  not.    .  * .     -     ...  COLES & FRITH  Booksellers, Stationers,  Wall Paper, Dealers'.  GREENWOOD, B.   C.  TELEPAONE NO. 33  ^S>:��c-��  ing Plants  Full line of plants  for  lawn borders  and flower beds.  GERANIUMS,  HYACINTHS,.  ROSES,  CACTUSES,  TULIPS.  Cut flowers supplied on short  notice.  MRS. ADA BERNARD,  FLORIST.  Government St. North. Phone A31  r  WHEN ARE YOU  COMING IN?  v^ ���J  \ JJ  NATIONAL CAFE  ���I���Ia�����f*���mm�����tmt+m m ��� i   rw  ���>   -i��u. ��  m-tn  tmmmi  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 serye the dinners in a way  That would ticket a gourmet.  Greenwood Barber Shop  For a good refreshing-  BATH  25   ...  CENTS    ...    25  Wm. Frawley, - Prop.  House, sign and all exterior and  and interior painting and decorating promptly done.  CUall Papering  And Kaisomining  Send in your spring orders.  Cbompson $ Rouston,  Box 255, Greenwood. '  Shop Government street.  LET US  8  do up your Lace  Curtains for you,  our work can not  be excelled. You  need them done, it  is house cleaning ��  =_time ._���__=^,__^ 1,  IKING UP  1      and wagon will call.  GREENWOOD STEAM  LAUNDRY CO.  ��as��<  e  ��9  OOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOft  CANADIAN  !R A I L W A Y!  FAST ATLANTIC  SERVICE  MAY 19  New S S  EMPRESS OF BRITAIN  yuebec to Liverpool  4W DAVS '    A  LAND   "^O"   LAND    rt  0 Weekly Sailings from the  O " St. Lawrence  9  2 Empress steamers, Saturday  6 Ordinary steamers, Thursday.  O For sailing lists rates and   dis.-  9 criptive circulars app'y   to   local  C rigents or write  C  ,    R.   REDPATH,    AGENT.  L  J. P. FORSTELL  PROP  o  $  GREENWOOD,  E. J. COYLE, J. S. CARTER.  <i. P.A.Vancouver D.P.A. Nelson.  OOOOOOOOOvw^^OOOOOOOOOOOOO ������v-^n\imw&iwHfo*-awi****M^^  BOUNDARY   CREEK   TIMJSS-.  \%^itir^^^itititjtit^^itititititipitititit^yi  .+  *  4��  LIMITED'  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.  I Get Our Rates. We Can Save You Money  ������  4>  ^jJ*^��|-^^-4��4>^^^��f-^^^^^^4��^^^*f*^'^^  ROSS ON LAND DEALS  Makes Winning Speech in  the House.  HOT SHOTS FOR FOSTER  Riddles Opposition Members on a Subject on Which They Had Attacked  the Government.  In the Dominiou parliament much  time has been given up of late to a discussion of the" North Atlantic Trading  company contract. Several members  on both sides of the house waxed eloquent while debating the matter, but  none made such an impression as the  member from Greenwood. Last session Duncan Ross made a name for  himself and his constituency, and  again last week he carried off honors  that has made him a favorite among-  the friends of the government everywhere. The Toronto Star tells of the  speech in a humorous vein and says:  "When Parliament will hear the last  of this North Atlantic Trading company matter is a mystery of the dim  aud misty hereafter.  "The Opposition have fastened upon  it, their busy artificers are striving to  transform it into a campaign cry. From  this distance it looks as though the defunct 'Old Flag' cry that rati through  the country in so many campaigns  would be succeeded by a slogan manufactured out of the North Atlantic  Trading company contract. The Opposition steadfastly iefuses to see in it  anything but a monster fraud and  mgraft.J,roJhj;niJt_sinells_a highiheaven  of corruption. All day Friday they  clawed and chawed at it, in a vain  endeavor to lay bare any evidence of  corrupt practice, and when they desisted they were as wise as when they  started, Even when the fever of their  elation at the Government's announcement that the contract had been cancelled, was at its height, a false note  rang in their shouts of glee. The  Government had bended to popular  opinion, but the Opposition had not  secured even a hand hold. I  WKRK SOUNIH.V Cl'l-'l'l'I). j  "Today they came back to the attack |  and fared a great deal worse than they j  did 011 Friday.    They were rebuffed at  every turn, and Lieut.  Foster  and his  understudy in the graft-smelling cult,  \V. H. Bennett,were both soundly culled  by Duncan Ross of Yale-Caribou.   The  Boundary Creek Tiines man is a Scotchman   with  all his ancestors' fondness |  for good, plain   facts.    He  bombarded ,  Foster Bennett,   and    Co.    with   what  Frederick  D.   Monk calls  'true facts,'  and they sung small.   Noss just simply  held them up and   let  the  Parliament  look at them   from  all  sides.    He  followed   their   own   'gum-shoe'   tactics. ;  He back-trailed   them   for a few  years  and then told the   House  what  he dis- i  covered���and   what   he  brought  forth  wasn't fair to look upon    with Opposition eyes.  "The Government benches crowed  and chuckled in high joy. They wiggled around in ecstatic glee and playfully poked each other in the short ribs,  and upset each other's desk tops, while  the man from the Uritish Columbia  mining constituency went gaily '"i his  course.  "They chortled when he unearthed  the Foster-Bennett North-West laud  deal.  "The land for the speculator, indeed!  "Did't Ross hold them up by the  scruff of the neck and shake for the  details of a big land speculating deal in  which they themselves���the very men  who had shouted 'unclean, unclean' the  loudest���were the chief figuresl  "If a couple of young members had  suddenly commenced turning handsprings down there behind the back  benches it's dollars to doughnuts the  grey-bearded and grey-haired veterans  would have shouted their approval.  "But wait a minute, until I tell how  it all came about���until I get things in  their chronological order.  MONK I.EADS OFF.  "Monk the professor of constitutional law, led off with a very smooth  effort. He did very w-ill, but early he  fell into flie Fosterian rut, and he made  no points the man from North Toronto  had not anticipated Friday night.  "He started ..out with a sarcastic  reference to Sir Wilfrid's closing remark Friday. The leader had then  laughingly remarked that the Opposition might need forty-eight hours 'to  prepare its defence to the Government  announcement of cancellation.  " 'I thought we were the attacking  party,' hes.\id, 'and that the impregnable fortress had surrendered���that the  white flag had been hoisted, and that  Stoessel was coming out.'  '���For a surrender, it was about the  liveliest skirmish Monk was ever mixed  up in.  A CLANDESTINE VIOLATION.  "Monk called that North Atlantic  Trading company contract lots of  things He said it was 'without a  defensible feature,' and bore 'a strong  suspicion of fraud.' He said that  Preston and Smart had engineered the  deal, and that Lord Stratlicona had  warned the Government that the  agreement provided for a clandestine  \ iolation of the treaty of nations.  " 'There is a widespread conviction  J*hatJherelM^  the cost was S4.73 ahead.  "Ross didn't say that in as many  words, but he rattled the bine book  ligures right up against the armor of  the ir.eri across the carpet, aud they  didn't like it a bit.  "Both the Saskatchewan Valley  Lan company and the North Atlantic  Trading company schemes had redounded to the material advan.age of  the North-West.  " 'But both were borrowed'���  "Ross snid so���borrowed from his  friends, the Conservatives. They practised both before the Liberals ascended  to power.  FOSTER IN TROUBLE.  " 'And Mr. Foster, the apostle of  purity,' said Ross, training his guns  upon the North Toronto man, 'he complains because the men whose names  are in the North Atlantic charter are  solicitors' clerks. Well, on the records  in Victoria, he will find solicitors'  clerks named as incorporators of mining companies he promoted.;,  "Then he told a tale of hot water  and temperance. How Mr. Foster's  blue ribbon devotion had been rewarded  with the Temperance Colonization  society grant. On 217,000 acres of  land, in five years the company had  placed 101 settlers, and for that had  received 5100,000.  " 'Some of that land in Saskatoon i*  now selling at S75 and S100 a foot  frontage, and other portions at $1,500  to $2,000 an acre.'  "The land for the settler, forsooth!  "Then Ross talked about Foster's  connection with a 40,000-acre deal near  Tisdale, Saskatchewan. 'He got possession of both the odd and even numbered sections, and despite the protests  of the people he held on, much to the  detriment of the district,' said Ross.  'He refused to exchange, and the result  is that there is not a single settler in  two townships, and Mr. Foster today  enjoys the distinction of being the  manager of the only two townships of  Continued on page 7.  SUNDAY SERVICES.  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. ni.; Sunday school at  2:30 p.m. Rev. J. A. Bedard, O. M. I.,  pastor.  '; :Anglican���St. Jude's. Rev. John  Leech-Porter, B. D., pastor. Services  at 11 a. m. and 7.30 p. m.; Sunday  school, 2:30 p. m. All seats free. Mid .  way, 2nd Sunday each month at 3:30 p.  m, . Phoenix, 1st and 3rd Sunday eacli  month at 3:30 p. m.  Presbyterian���St. Columba, Rev.  M.'D. Mckee, pastor. Services 11 a.  m. and 7:30 p. in.; Sunday school 2:30  p.'ni.  Methodist���Rev. H. S. Hastings,  pastor. Services at 11 a. m. and 7:30  p. in ; Sunday school. 2:30 p. in.  If you need letterheads, billheads,  envelopes, wedding or society stationery printed in a b.i.s'messiike and attractive form, call up the Times.  P.ione 29.  of reticence, suppression, and concealment, which hiil a swindle perpetrated  by clever'schemers at the expense of  the public,' was a Monkism, and then  he spent half an hour shouting 'Graft,'  and 'Phantom Company.'  "He pretty near broke a Parliamentary rule by talking about 'damnable  features.' That was because, as he  said, the Government would not give  up the names of those who composed  the company.  ���'' The time has come for a complete  change in our immigration sceme; we  have outlive d the bonusing system,' he  cried.  ROSS LETS EIRE.  " Then the House and the galleries  went to sleep, and only woke up when  Ross of Yale-Cariboo, rose.  "Ross was a regular forensic Gatling  Gun Howard. He just stood up and  pumped hot stuff into the cohorts of  the Opposition.  "So  the   Opposition   thought   itself  the attacking party.    Rash Opposition  Before   he   got   through   they   would  think   themselves the   defensive   and'  defenceless party.  "They did!  "Ross pointed out that the Opposition Had stool around like an armless  man at a festival of the silent ones,  when the contract had been in force.  but just as soon as the Government  started in to look tbe contract over the  Opposition set up a yowl.  "Under the  contract,   farming emi-  ; grants  had   been   brought   to Canada  from Continental Europe at an average  cost of S4.21, while from   Brussels and  France, where   the   Government could  work ilseif, the  cost had   been  528.57.  In the Bri'ish I-les the cost for farmers  ; and farm hands brought over had been  ! $13.43.    Even from the  United States  A.LWhite&Co.  Greenwood.  ^V^ffinaSC**;* t I tJr'Mir*-KfTl ' *E  TNE. CGSrtFOr-.TABLE WAY.  S. F. & N. RY  Daily  Leave  8:15 a,m,  8:15 a.m.  8:15 am,  8:15 a.m,  8:15 a.m,  Grand Forks, Re  public.  Marcus...  Northport.    Ross-  laud. Nelson !  Kpslo, Sandon  PHOENIX  Spokane, Seattle.  Everett. liellin-***--  ham, Vancouver.  Victoria and all  Coast "points  Spuka..c. Fernie,  Winliipeir, St.Paul  Minneapolis   i WINES-   LIQUORS   AND  CIGARS  |3 WE   BUY   IN    CARLOADS   DIRECT   FROM    THE    DISTILLERS  JUST RECEIVED-  LIQUEURS- Marie. Brizard & Rogers,  Bordeaux, France.  BRANDIES���Jules    Coadori    &    Co.,  Charente, France.  BRANDUSS-Comandon & Co.,  Cognac,  France.  SCOTCH���Robertson, Sanderson & Co  Leith, Scotland.  .PORT WINES���Croft & CO.,  Oporto.  GENEVA GIN ���Netherlands   Steam  Distillery, Delft, Holland  m~Z'*Z"Z'C'+Z"Z"Z,K*Z4+Z'+Z"Z**Z^  -Aiici*.. furnishings  'b-  Your home may need brightening*.    We have  a wide selection in  % CARPETS,  JAPANESE MATTINGS.  J FI*����R AMB TABLE  ? ��II* CL>��TM$.      '  %  �� The hot weather will soon be here and you will want a  | REFRIGERATOR  ��,��� Large stock ou hand at attractive prices.  T. M. GULLEY & CO.  v:  Furniture Dealers and Undertakers.   Greenwood and Midwaay.  %  ^>*X~X~XMX*0<'%*'<'"X*,**X~X"**X'*^  tt  .. DEALERS IN-..  Tresb and Cured Uleats  n-91'ruliw rvwiii y���=  ��  ���ft  ��4 ��t ^ if*  *^-<K��:��M-K~W~H"X~X��<^  Connecting a.t Spokane with tliu famous  *��� ORIENTAL   LIMITED."  2    Daily   Overland   Trains   2  I'Yom Spokane for Winnipeg-,  St. Paul, Minneapolis, St. Louis,  j��  Chicng-o and all points east.  For complete information,  rat-.is. berth reservations, etc.,  cal' on or address \  M. M. STEPHENS,  Ayent, Phoenix.  S, G. YERKES.:  A P.A..Seattle.  a  t  >-�������� *rnr.  ��� II      m   I   Hill I  ���������� iraxu' rv*n 'Uf-ntwijuu  IW. ELSON.  Merchant Tailor. *  Copper  Street.  X  ���xk^-^x-^-k-^x^kk^^  #-  ERNEST J. CARTiER, Proprietor.  Finest Furnished House in the Boundary  u  Steam Heated. Lighted throughout with electric lights.  We offer special inducements to travellers as we have tbe  finest sample rooms in the city.    Our   bar   excclls   all others.  FIRST-CLASS CAFE, OPEN DAY AND NIGHT  f  /  i ml BOUNDARY   CREEK TIMES.  PROFESSIONAL CARDS.  J, R   BROWN,  BARRISTER AND SOLICITOR  Tel. 92. Notary Public  Offices, Wallace-Miner Block,  G�� KENWOOD,   H.   C.  J. P. MCLEOD  Barristkk and Souci ������������!..  Offices in 1*. <>; ���>'���* ���������  RENPF.LLI51.OCK "''       vl  Over ISa.ik .'f Mi.inreal       CRIv  ARTHUR M. WHITESIDE,  BARRISTER and SOLICITOR  Rendell Block, Greenwood. B.C  BOUNDARY ORE TONNAGE.  The following- table p-ives the ore slii  1��(M, l'Kip antl 19C0, as reported to tlie Uou  W. H. JEFFERY,  Consulting Mining Engineer.  Properties examined  and  reported   on.    Will  t:i1��>  chn.r"*<?  of flevlrmmont  work.  Corresp<)!uU-.iic>i i.uliciio*  GREENWOOD.  B.   O.  A.  PROVINCIAL ASSAYER  Shippers' Agent. Bntire charge taken  of consignments of ore. Checking,  weighing, sampling and assaying  of samples, complete analysis, etc.  GREENWOOD, B. C.  MINK, CAM1-.  <;;."i.i>v   ..isies    Plioenix  Snow sinit! Plioenix  Mother  Lode Deadwood  l.ii'iniic Belle.. Deadwood  Ilrooklvn-S^cniwiiic'r, Plioenix  It uviiWlu Plioenix  Sunset Deadwood  -.''oi-.nlain  Rose Summit  ' ili,-1.-uin-Jaclfpot,AVellliiifton  '!..rris"ii Deadwood  II '.'  Mine    ... Snnu   it  K i't-i    .Summit  ' 'ivn-i Sniiimii  ���   Denoro Summit  ���lU'.'Ot" ������'.'.'!    :>ii  ..rev   Fotf e S.*;u.:iii  Xo. 37 Summit  Reliance Summit  Sulphur Kip-/ Summit  Winntpejf Wellintflon  1000  M,:63  297  5,340  laments of the Boundary mines  nd ft ry Creek Times:  l'JOl 1W2 1903 1901  :3l,762   309.85S   393,713   549,703  1,731     20.S0O     71,212      ....  'W.034    141,326    138,079    174,298  1,200  10,494  f!02  550  47.405  650  7.455  150  14,811  SCO  S.530  1,070  1,040  15,731  5,640  3,339  19,365  22,937  15,537  363  2.435  32,350  3,070  3,250  1,759  4,5Sti  37.960  16,400  3,450  for 1900  1901,1902, 1903,  Past  1905  1906  Week  653,889  293,339  15,488  174.567  5��,44S  3,232  20  55.731  52.339  3,267  25,108  4.556  297  3,056  15,817  858  4,747  SIS  9,485  3,007  1,833  5,696  6,376  297  364  P. EDWARD BROWN  Accountant and Auditor  Commercial and Mining Accounts  solicited. Acting secretary for Mining  Corporations. Grkenwood, B. C-  I^SfPlife   BOUNDARV   VALLEY    LO  ���^sfex^" No. 38. I. 0. 0. F.  DGE  Meets every  Tuesday  Evening at 8 00 in  the  I. 0. O. T\ Hall.     A" cordial  in vi tiition is ex  tended to all sojourning- bretliern.  H.,H. HUFF, S. Ii. BELT,  "���*    N.G. Rec-Sec  /.She  Boundary Creek Times  Issued every Triday  BY  TIIE  Boundary Creek Priuting and Publishing  Co., Limited,  Duncan Ross President  H.'O. I/AMii _ .Managing Editor  SUBSCRIPTIONS IN ADVANCE...  Pbr Yeak   Six Months   To Foreign Countries .  ....    2 00    1 25    2 50  <UF  FRIDAY  MAY 4. 1906.  THE PRICE OF COPPER.  Present indications point most  riiavOTalyly"ttr"th"eiicfofitm  pent^y of Greenwood and other  towns depending largely on the  profitable production of copper  for their commercial well being*,  for the price of copper which is  now over IS cents per pound promises to touch the 20 cent mark before many months. For some  lime the demaud has been greater  than the supply and it is reasonable to suppose that the vast  reconstructive work about to start  in San Francisco and along the  Pacific coast will have a tendance  to stiffen prices.  In the last issue of the Boston  Commercial Walker's copper letter  says:  "Copper continues extremely  strong but domestic prices are  only slightly changed. Lake is  held at IS^-i to 182-8 cents and  electrolytic 1SJ**? to 18yij cents per  pound. Sales are being made at  all these prices. The buying at  the present time is nearly all for  July and August delivery. Some  copper has been purchased for  September delivery. Consumers  have recently been able to secure  small lots of spot copper and some  for May and June account, but so  far as can be ascertained cash  supplies are now practically exhausted. Producers have yeu-  erally sold their entire production  up to August 1st.  ���' 'The all engrossing problem in  the trade at   the present  time is  Golden  Crown Wellington       2,250          Kiiifr Solomon  AV  Copper       S"5  1 Ji ir Copper W. Copper            No. 7 mine Central        M5  Cily of Paris White's       2,000  Jewel Loiijj Lake.. 160          350  Carmi     West Fork   Kam'uler. West  Fork        Sally West Fork   Providence Greenwood   Kllcliorn Greenwood        Slratltmore Greenwood        Prince Henry Greenwood         Preston Greenwood         Skylark .'*. Greenwood        Last Cl'.ancc Greenwood      ...  E P U mine Greenwood   Day.. Greenwood        Mavis Greeinyood        Hon Pedro Greenwood        Crescent Greenwood   Helen... '. Greenwood        Ruby Boundary Falls       SO  Republic Boundary Falls          Miscellaneous  3,230        3,45d  625  4S2  2,060  .S90  219  eh*!  CF*  CF*  CF*  CF*  Cr*  Cr*  CF*  CF*  CF*  CF*  Cr*  CF*  CF*  CF*  CF*  CF*  CF*  Cr*  Cr"  Cr*  CF*  Capital, all paid up $14,400,000,  .$10,000,000.  UNDIVIDED   PROFITS   $801,855.41.  President.    Lokd Stkathcona and Mount Royal,  Vice-President:    Hon. George A. Drummond.  General Mauajjer :    E. S   Clodston.  .(   All The Principal    I  '/ Cities     in    Canada, f  Branches in London, Eng  Rcw York, Chicago.  '&���     I Cities     in    Canada.!     ""     '""i  Buy and sell Slerliusf Exchange aud Cable Transfers ; Grant Commercial au  Travellers1 Credits, available in any partjof the world.  SAVINGS BAM DEPARTMENT  Interest allowed at current rates.  Greenwood Branch,    W. F. PROCTOR, Manager.  **��*9  ���w-S  **2  H  H  H  \mmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmssR  150  m  993  ���Ml  79  726  325  30  32  145  770  150  20  167  50  300  325  500  60  750  689  155  73  20  *)  9(1  SO  20  500  si  63  370  IS  92  15  20  233  40  Total tons     %.liOO    390,800  Smelter treatment���  Granby Co : *..   62.3S7     230.82-S  B. C. Copper Co     117,611  Dominion Copper Co   50S.876 690,419 X29.S0X 0.13,516 ���432,514 23,479  312,34(1 4H1.921 506,252 687.9SS 311,391 15.153  14S.60II 162,913 210,4X4 21'.),Si) (k./TiIi 3.573    132,570 .30.930 S4,059 74.0H2 4.422  Total   reduced... .       62,3S9     348,439   460,940   697,404   837,6611    ''82,877   453.049 23,148  stated by the representative of a  leading* producing* interest as* follows: "I do not know where  European consumers are going to  get their June and July supply  of copper, if they do not-consume  any more thau they did last year,  they will be unable to supply  their requirements in this country  I know how closelv all the largest  producers are sold up,' and I know  approximately how much of their  product has been taken already  for export. I am satisfied that  Europe wall need a great deal  more copper than it has so far  purchased, and I do not know the  source from which it is to be supplied. '  " 'The Ocousumption of copper  is clearly running ahead of production. It may be as impossible  to prevent an advance in prices  above 1S><S to 18J4 cents as it was  last year to hold the prices down  to lo/z cents, You -will recall  that the largest producers sold  the   last .pound .of  copper  they  were able to supply at 15,'/i> cents,  believing that would be the top  of the market aud feeling that it  was inexpedient to encourage a  further advance. We are now  supplying the demand for copper  as far as we cau, but we are ready  to say no to those buyers who  desire deliveries between now and  midsummer.'  " 'There is a good foreign demaud for copper, Germany, as  usual, being the largest buyer.  Russia has beeu out of the market  for several months past as a result of its internal disturbances.  Had it uot been for this reduction  in the demaud, prices would uoav  be higher than they are. f think  the San Francisco disaster will  cause an increased demand for  copper. In my opinion, the next  change in the price of copper  will be. an advance and not a decline. "  "The foregoiug are the views of  one who can always be relied upon to state the case conservatively. Other large producing interests have beeu consulted this  week and they confirm the statements quoted. The recent strength  of the London market reflects the  fact that foreign consumers are  in urgent need of supplies, ahd a  20-cent copper market before the  middle of the vear therefore is  not improbable.  ���'The copper mining companies   have  only begun   to receive  the full benefits of present high  metal prices. Copper did uot sell  at 18 cents.per pound until last  December and a great deal of  copper was sold during the month  for delivery as far ahead as March  and April. Pew companies re-  cieved more thau IS ceuts for  their March output, but all of  them will recieve as much if not  more than that price for their  April production. From now the  copper mines of the United States  Canada and Mexico will receive  an ayerage profit, of 100% on  every pound of copper produced.  There will be a profit of more  than $90,000,000 on the copper  produced in these three countries  this year and such prosperity can  hardly fail to be reflected in the  copper market.  "I believe that all the best copper stocks should be bought on  this reaction and held for the  much higher prices which are  pretty sure to be realized before  ihe-end.aLth.e_^:ear.lL^^^������.--���  SUPREME COURT.  List of Cases.-Judee* Duff Will Probably Preside.  Supreme court opens in Greenwood  Ma}' 14 with following* cases on the  docket: Criminal���King- vs.. Georg-e  Andrews, obtaining- money under false  pretenses, J. P. McLeod for defendant;  King- vs. Olaf Lofstad. shooting, A. S.  Black for defendant. Civil- Worden  vs. Worden, to have defendant declared  trustee for plaintiff of a certain farm  near Sidle}' aud for alimony. A. M.  Whiteside for plaintiff. J. R. Brown  for defendant; Diamond vs. Chappelle,  for a declaration that Contention Fractional mineral claim, as far as it interferes with the Diamond Fractional  mineral claim, is invalid, and for damages, J. R. Brown for plaintiff J. P.  McLeod for defendant; Kastern Townships Bank and W. H. Covert vs.  Vaughan, Mclnnis and the British  Columbia Trust Co.. for a declaration  as to water record. A. M. Whiteside  will submit a motion before the Court  in the case of Dominion Copper Co.,  Ltd., vs. Athlestan Gold and Copper  Co.  It is expected that Supreme Co'irt  Judge L. P. Duff, of Victoria, will preside, and that J. P, Myers Gray will  be prosecuting attorney in the criminal  cases.  Since the docket wa.* made up it  transpires that the Diamond vs. Chap-  pell case has been amicable settled  without proceeding to court.  AS OTHERS SEE US-  The Boundary Creek Times of Greenwood, now appeals in eight page form  gretly   improving:     its    appearance.���  Phoenix Pioneer.  Ill or ui)  4����� ���*��� ���*���* * * -4"fr ir4*ir **4*irir*4***  *  **|j *|*3 mfymfy mfyfyJfcmfrmfrtytymfymfcty^fymfrmf.mftmfyl%  Financial and Insurance Agents.  PRICES WIXJL RISE  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 easy.  One oppisite Baptist church, $1,000. One on  Church street, $350. One on Government  street, near the Providence mine, $1,200.  !9  E  THE CANADIAN BANK  MMERGE  Paid-up CapitaI,$lQ,00,000.  Reserve Fund, $4,500,000  HEAD  OFFICE, TORONTO  B. E. WALKER, General Manager ALEX. LAIRD, Asst. Gen'l Manayer  BANK MONEY ORDERS ^  ISSUED AT THE FOLLOWING RATES:  ^    ** ' '��� *    - * * *       o *      '    "* *''���'    - ���'      ' '   ���  $5 and under     3 eeatB .   .   :  Over $5 and not exceeding $10......   6 cents  "   $10       " " $30...... 10 cents  "    $30       " . "���        $50......  15 cents  hese Orders are Payable at Par at any office in Canada of a Chartered Bank  (Yukon excepted), mid at the principal banking-points in the United States.  N KCOTIAHLE AT A   FIXliD  RATE AT  THE CANADIAN BANK OF COMMERCE, LONDON, ENG.  They form au cx::ori'-:i'. !'i-.-:b<*i.5 of remitting sniiill .sums of nionev  ���,vj'..''. Kiifo'.y isuij, ;it*'small cost.  Savings Bank Department  Interest allowed on deposits from $1 upwards at current rates.  Greenwood Branch  W. ALLISON, Manager.  In Greeuwood and Midway.    Tlfe best building lots  available for sale at reasonable prices and on good  terms.    Buy before prices go up.  vi^cilllv  C. P. R. Dand Agent, Greenwood, B. C,  I  i  I  ;m;m;..;��j..j��X-K~X~!*K-*^  THE BARN WHERE IS KEPT  THE BEST OF .DRIVERS AND  RIGS AS WELL AS SADDLE  AND PACK HORSES ARE ALWAYS   AT   YOUR   DISPOSAL.  mr Hay, Grains Feed Store  Can supply you wants in all kinds of  Chopped Feed, Hay or Grain    :    :  %  %  Y  v  Livery Phone 19 =  Feed Store Phone 124  Y  Y  ! GEO. H. CROPLEY,  Proprietor. %  *<~xkk~;~><<��:��k^^ pp.  ���iii  /  \>m:  &��  M  fir! |  '&<  ������-'St  1  !  I  If  I  Iii  II  I ft*'  i  I  W  Hi  i  f  1'  Is  i  I1  t)  w  10 carry a well assorted stock ot  Musical Instruments, and anything' we  we have not got, we will procure for  stern Catalogue  We wish to inform our sheet music customers that after June the  1st, we will be able to supply them with any piece of music in the  McKinley edition, comprising over 1000 different copies, at the  reduced price of 2 for 25 cts. COMPLETE CATALOGUE FREE.  THOMAS  DRUG CO.,   Ltd  garden seeders-  Sows the lawn or plants the seed  in the garden.  GARDEN HOSE"���Both rubber aud cot-Ion in aU lengths.  REFRIGERATORS -Lined with white enamel,  four trays  for meats and vegetables. Two  swing doors with locks. A handsome piece of furniture  ICE CREAM FREEZERS  -American Tw in and .White  Mountain Freezers in .all  sizes; two flavors at.ouce  Boundary Creek Times Agencies.  GREENWOOD���Coles & Frith, Smith  & McRae, Holmes & Kennedy.  ANACONDA���Smith & McEwen.  MIDWAY���McRae Bro's & Smith.  BOUNDARY FALLS-W.  W. Craig.  TRAVELING REPRESENTATIVE  -���J. F. Anderson.  TOWN-TOPIC'S  Dr. Mathison, Dentist.  House plants iu pots irom 25 cents  up at Galloway Bros. 35  A. M. Whiteiside took a business trip  to Grand Forks Tuesday.  Pianos polished to look Hke new.  Thompson & Rowston. tf  ��� Pat Burns, the Alberta cattle  king-,  has given $5,000 to the  San   Fiancisco  elief fund.  N. H. Lamont has received a large  shipment of Cleveland and Rambler  bicycles.    .  D. Robinson of Greenwood, was registered at the Queens in Nelson early  in the week.  J. T. Williams and wife were among  the guests at the Strathcona, Nelson,  ��n Tuesday.  Fine ripe bananas, oranges, lemon*  and tomatoes at Galloway Bros.        35  Asocial dance will be held in the  Deadwood school house next Friday  evening- May 11th.  Superior quality in Mens boots and  shoe at Galloway Bros., . �� 35  Work is in progress at the Bay mine  and the property is reported te be looking- exceptionally well.  Fresh lettuce, green onions and fresh  eggs at Galloway Bros. 35  J. F. Royer has removed to Midway,  which he is now making-  headquarters  ^-for^hisstagebusiness;-^^^"^^--^^---"---  Fresh lettuce and greet! onions at  Galloway Bros. 35  Robert Denzler and old timer in the  Bsundary District and locator of the  Snowshoe mine is a visitor in the city.  The Helen and Strathmore mines are  both looking most promising. A high  grade of ore is being taken out all the  time.  Rev. H. S. Hasting-* spent a few  days in Rossland this week attending  annual district meeting of the Methodist church.  [3Nelson merchants are seriously considering the question of closing their  stores on Saturday afternoons during  .Tune, July, August and September.  It is understood that W. Beard of  Blackfalds, Alberta, will shortly open  a harness shop iu Greeuwood for the  repairing and manufacture of harness.  Just received shipment of good  sound apples Galloway Bros. 35  ; V., V. & E. contractors on the MioJ  way end are paying their common  laborers $2.50 a day, and cannot keep  their crews more than half manned at  this..  ; Geo. H. Collins has sold the old  Commercial hotel to  J. W.   Mellor   for  Dr. Simmons,Dentist; open eveuing-s.  Mrs. McKeuzie of Rock Creek, whose  son;' George McKenzie suffered such  terrible experiences in the far north  this winter, visited her son Kenneth  McKenzie for a few days this w��ek.  Good, strong line of smelterm��n's  boots just arrived at Galloway Bros. 35  The customs returns for Greenwood  for April were $2,825,18. These are  the largest returns for- the Boundary  leading Grand Forks by $855,13 and  Midway and Phoenix combined by  $134'22.'  A thrifty hen the property of William Ludwig has beaten all known  records and even run the incubator a  close heat by hatching twenty-six  chicken from tw.enty-eighl eggs iu one  setting.  Tha merchants of Vernon having  agreed to give the clerks the Wednesday half holiday, the stores will close  at 12 o'clock noon on all Wednesdays  between the 1st of May and 30th of  September.  T. F. Sutherland, who recently sold  out his business, in Greenwood, left  Vancouver on Thursday of this week,  for Bulkley valley, where he will locate"  permanently and continue his business  as provincial assayer.  Kenneth McKenzie received a wire  Tuesday night from his brother  George, who is undergoing treatment  in Hazelton hospital for frost bitea,  that he is rapidly recovering and expects to leave the hospital in a short  time.  Bridge timbers, bridge casting, and  a pile driver arrived in the Great Northern yard at Midway ' last week. It is  expected that sufficient steel will have  been laid by the middle of Jane to permit the pile driver to reach the lirst  long trestle to the westward of Midway.  A. Harry Hook has just returned  from Victoria,, where _he_su ccessf u 11 t  been dissatisfaction among the union  forces because some of the men, mostly  Italians, were not getting what is considered union wages. Of the striking  men about seventy were working for  Tierney, and the remainder for Creel-  man. H. H. Verge, foreman for Creel-  man, stated to the Times Thursday  night that during March and April his  men had gradually been given an increased wage until with May 1st a  general scale of $3 for nine hours was  adopted for carpenters, masons, tim-  bermen and laborers. His men,, he  claims, have absolutely no grievance,  and those who went on strike either  misunderstood: the situation or went  out in sympathy for the Italians work  ing on the excavations under Tierney.  A number of his men, who inquired  more cloBelyinto the matter, continued  their work without interruption.  Tierney's men are mostly Italians,  and were emploj'ed on excavation work  for which they were receiving $2.50 for  ten hours. Mr. Tierney claims the  men were perfectly satisfied, aa they  were get*, ing as much as they could get  for similar work on the railways'* until  induced to strike by the union. He  stales that he will not submit to the  demands of. the union.  CREAM SEPARATORS���For dairies, strong and handy.  CHURNS���Barrel Churns in all sizes. ���' ;'���1-���*-'-  WASHING MACHINES���Sunlight    and   Reacting,  very  strong and durable.    Both  round and square.  IRON PUMPS���Force Pumps and Pumps for cisterns.  LAWN   MOWERS,   GARDEN   RAKES,  SPADES, SHOVELS, HOES  And a full line of Garden and Farming Tools.  iitiiiiic  HARDWARE.       GROCERIES.  CLOTHING.  St  HSfft  ��  MIDWAY NEWS.  passed the provincial assayers' examinations in competition with four others, coming out head  of the  list.    Mr.  Hold-Ups   and   Shooting. -Postoffice  Robbed ���Personals.  Midway, May 3.���This town was  the scene of >another shooting  affray last week. It seem* that a  couple of men who had two dogs and  a desire to loaf, got into a wrangle over  their respective canine companions.  One word brought forth another until  a six shooter wss brought into view  and the operator, in his lusty desire tor  gore, damaged neither the other man  nor his dog, but sent the bullet plowing  through one of his own legs.  ._Ft r th is troubl c^ he  received a blow  over the head with a billiard cue. A  doctor and officer were|summonsed and  the billiard table at Crowd's hotel was  Heok has bought  out  the business of | converted into a stretcher  and   a  sur-  T. F. Sutherland and  will  carry  it on  as provincial assayer. -      * *  W. H. Steven of San Francisco, has  written his brother, R. K. Steven, of  this city, that he passed safely through  the horrors of the earthquake Mr.  Steven is an employee of the Hibernia  bank there, which was completely  burned out. The bank is preparing to  start business again at an early date.'  The irrigation company recently  floated by W. H. Norris at Midway, is  likely to prove one of the biggest  thingatt for that section. Mr. Norris  demonstrated what could be done in  fruit culture iu his own orchard, and  some 2,000 acres will shortly be plaited  out. A portable saw mill has jtift been  brought in to cut lumber for the flume.  Beginning with next Monday the  trains will leave the Greenwood depot  going west at 2.28 p. m. and going east  at 3.36 p. tn. In the Kootenay* the  boat service will be resumed on Col -  u in hia River and on Kooienay Lake  on same schedule as last year a through  sleeper will be operated daily beetween  Arrowhead    and    Vancouver    for the  $1,500.    Mr. Mellor intends   improving j accomodation of Kootenay pasaengers.  the block and making it  into a  retail  ���ft  'ftft  ��  i  ��  *��  ft  ft  ft  ft  �����  ft  ft  *  iMj  J  TAILOR MADE SUITS i  from $3 to $33  Ladies' and Gents' Clothing Dyed, Cleaned Pressed aud  Repaired.  French dry cleaning a specialty.  City experience, city prices and first-class work.  ** t ���;'.'^j.  For $2 per month we will keep your clothes in first-cTass  shape. "������������  Life is too short to stay here for long, so getvyour cleaning and dyeing done NOW and also buy a suit from -  BLAINE BROS.  DYERS, CLEANERS AND TAILORS |  ft  ��  ft  ft  ft  ��  ��  ft  ��  ft  ft  ��  ��  ft  ft  ft  ft  ft  ��  ft  ��  ft  ft  ft  ft  ft  ft  �����  ft  ft  ft  *��  .��  ft  ��  ft  ft  ft  ft  GREENWOOD, B. C.  r  Btore.  Mr. and Mrs. Thomas Williams left  Tuesday for Cranbro��ke where they  Vi ill reside in future, Mr. Williams  having secured a positiou in a general  store tliere.  .  Nice Variety  of ladie's and  misse's  summer shoes at Gallwaway Bros.    35  Anderaon Bros the new grocers will  be open for business in the Wallace  Miller Block next week They are  carrying a full line of staple and fancy  groceries.  LABORERS  STRIKE.  Italian   Excavators   Demand   Hiarher  Wages.  Upwards of a hundred men employed  on construction work at the 13. C.  smelter went on strike Thursday morning for shorter hours and more wages.  The scale demanded is S3 for nine  hours. Since tbe contructors, Tierney  and Creelman, started work on the excavating and carpenter  work,  there has  gical operation was performed.  **m  Two   hold-ups   occurred    here   last  week, the first victim being the bartender of the Swanson hotel, the second, Customs Collector Gardom. In  neither case did the robbers secure a  large amount.  The postoffice has also been trinled  with. One night recently a pane of  glass wa* broken in the rear of the  building and the door unlocked from  the inside The registered letters were  rifled, but the amount secured by the  .burglars ia unknown.  R. EUlridfe and wife visited Nelson  this week.  15. G. Sanders, F. M. Stevenson, R.  McCormick and G. Springa visited  Nelson this week.  The body of William Holt, one of  the river drivers belonging to the  Steeves crew, which is bringing down  the big Guelle drive down the Kettle  river, and who was drowned on Tuesday evening last, has not been recovered.  The Greenwood City band has been  engaged for Victoria Day celebration.  The citizens generally are anticipating  a treat from this organization, which  is here repute--! as being without a peer  in any western town of the size of  Greenwood.  The business men of Ferry are com-:  ing handsomely to the front iu subscription of funds for Vfctoria Day  celebration here.  W. G. Gaunce, tire insurance, loans,  real estate, Midway.  Job printing at the Times office.  Flowers at Mrs. Bernard's, phone A31  SUNDAY DINNERS  served in first-class style.  Splendid Menu.  OYSTERS served to order in all styles!  LUNCH COUNTER  Open at all Hours. Prompt Service.  PACIFIC CAFE  HOWARD MOORE. Proprietor,  j  N MEAT MARKET  FRESH VEGETABLES'-Potatoes,  Cabbage. Turnips, Carrots. Parsnips, etc.. etc.  DAIRY PRODUCE--Finest Creamery  Butter, Fresh Laid Eggs, just in from the  Country.  TURKEYS   AND   CHICKENS-  Tender and Toothsome.  I. P. FLOOD,     Prop.  t BOUNDARY   CREEK TIMES.  FLATHEAD OIL FIELDS  Story   of Their B:r;-:j-.>v?--"  and Location.  A  RAILWAY   PROJiC  Charter Obtained for a Lin  Up the District���Canada Wf si  01! Co. Formed-  William Forrest, who has prospected  for many years over the Province of  British Columbia for minerals of all  kinds, including coal and oil, while on  a survey sent out by the Dominiou  government, saw with his own eyes  seepages of oil in the Flathead valley  in the southeastern corner of British  Columbia in the early nineties.  In the year 1901 he induced Angus  Cameron of Cascade, B. C, and one  James Cameron, who had trapped in  the Flathead valley 15 years before,  and who then taw oil seepages and  made locations, to go into that district  with him and locate some claims under  the "Coal Mines' Act of B. C.  After looking the Ian I over they  became convinced that the Ian Is in  and around Kishenehna creek were the  most promising for oil, and made four  locations there. When Angus Cameron came back he interested several  Gieenwood men in a prospect of get  ting licenses to prospect for oil and developing an oil field there. Prominent  among these were J. E. Spankie, M. D.,  S. Barry Yuill Hugh McCutcheon and  E. R. Redpath. The necessary steps  as to advertising, etc., were taken, and  an application was m?de to the Provincial government for licenses. These  were -refused on the ground that the  land was in reserve, and that it was  against public policy to grant licenses.  UCBNSES REFUSED.  The above mentioned  parties, with  Pinto  Shell  Cordovan  Used in H.B.K. Mitts, Gloves  and Moccasins���tough as whalebone, flexible, soft, pliable, scorch-  proof, wind-proof, boil-proof,  crack-proof, tear-proof, rip-proof,  cold-proof, almost wear-proof���  certainly the greatest leather  ever used in mitts and gloves.  Like buckskin it is tanned  without oil, unlike buckskin it is  not porous, it is wind-proof���will  outwear three buckskins.  "Pinto" Mitts and Gloves  never crack or harden, never get  sodden, are always warm, pliable,  soft and comfortable.  Sold at all dealers but never with-  out this brand :���  .-���pei  ilf-  i.ne or  two   others,   sent   Forrest and  CV-tme on   back   again,   and   five  more  c':iim* were located  on   or  contiguous  i .*���     Kt-;hrni-htia   creek,    immediately  1   ���'���    International   boundary  \ ;���: Tc ii ion     was     made    for  ��� ��� ".'e.-e claims  and  was met  * losal.    Iu   the  meantime  ,.������ ,ind   speculators came in  u 'S' -���'  *'ie and  elsewhere  aud the  ���*'���' '--������!������-''   and   Kishenehna   creeks  .'   - .i   .**.  v-r.il   times   over.     In  i'l ���!, U..   Mr!!: ide government  uj ���>*���   Ki'.i'.l   of license  to  I'm-   oi'.ii   and   oil   to all who  application for them and who put  ii;. 31 '0  the re Eur.    Nine licenses  were  issued to the parties interested  herein.  In 190.-J they  attempted  to  clear their  titles  by   requesting    all    conflicting  claimants ts appear in conrt, but Judge  Forin decided he had   no jurisdiction,  and the attempt fell through.  Early in 1905 E. W. Lysons, P. L. S.,  and a gang of men were sent in to  survey the claims so held under license.  It was then ascertained that the claims  conflicted with those held by McVittie,  Baker and others of Cranbook. As  the latter appeared to have complied  with the "Coal Mines' Act," and to  have located at an early date, the  Greenwood men at considerable expense effected an arrangement with  them and took an assignment of all  their claims excepting one which was  retained by McVittie.  I.KA.SE OBTAINED.  Among the claims so obtained was  one located by James Biker, and als.j  by Hngh McCutcheon, which an eminent Dominion geologist stated on the  ground was, in his opinion, the most  promising location for oil in British  Columbia. The Greenwood men then  devoted all their energies to getting a  lease on this claim, as a lease meant a  title, and the license issued "by the B.C.  government was no title. A lease was  finally obtained on the 9th of March  last, which the owners state is the first  and only lease that has been granted  in the Flathead valley.  A company to develop and exploit  this field for oil has been formed. This  is called the "Canada Western Oil  Company, Limited, Non-Personal inability." The. capital is 500,000 shares  of the par value of Si.00 each. Two  hundred and twenty thousand of these  shares has been placed in the treasury  for development purpose*.  THE DIRECTORS.  The: first or provisional directors of  'he company are: J. E. Spankie,  M. D., E. R. Redpath, Hugh McCutcheon, S. Barry Yuill and James McCreath. The officers of this company  believe it occupies a very favorable  position. A projected railway to connect with the C. P. R. system, for  which a charter was obtained  at  the  recent session of the legislature, and  which, there is good reason to believe,  will be built at an early date, will run  through its properties. Oil has been  found at Oil City, Alta., which is  twenty seven niiles away by trail but  only twelve miles as the crow flies, and  and it has been reported that oil has  been struck by a company operating  ^l^urfiv���rmileFawayr^=^���^iiiii^^-^^"a^  The oil found in the seepages above  referred to has been analyzed and  found to be of very superior quality,  the only oil approaching it in the world  as to quality being the oil obtained in  California.  purposeof securing the remains. On  one projection a considerable distance  fiom the bottom of the shaft one of his  legs was found. It had struck this  with such terrific force that it was torn  from the body. Near the bottom pf  the shaft was found the rest of the  body in dismembered parts. In ���ne  place a shoe was found with a dismembered foot in it. The remains were  picked up and taken to the undertaking  establishment of J. M. Jordan. Curry  had been employed as an ore sorter for  about three weeks. He was aged 25  years, aud was a native of Milton,  Halton county. Ontario. He was a  brother of Samuel Curry, who formally  was a conductor on the Red Mountain  railway, but who is now a resident of  Spokane.���Rossland Miner.  ^5 brand "^  HUDSON BAY KNITTING CO.  Montreal    Winnipeg    Dawson %  Sciatica   Cured After Twenty Years  of Torture.  For more than twenty years Mr. J.  B.'Massey, of 33?,2 Clinton St, Minneapolis, Minn., was tortured by sciatica.  The pain and suffering which he endured during this time is beyond comprehension. Nothing gave him any  permanent relief until he used Chamberlain's Pain Balm. One application  of that liniment relieved the pain and  made sleep and rest possible, and less  than one bottle hss effected a permanent cure. If troubled with sciatica or  rheumatism why not try a 25-cent  bottle of Pain Balm and see for yourself how quickly it relieves the Pain.  For sale by AU Druggist.  FELL TO HIS DEATH.  Rossland Ore Sorter Drops a Distance  of 1.650 Feet.  Christopher Curry, an ore sorter at  the Centre Star, Rossland, met with a  fearful death Saturday last, by falling  ji distance of about 1,650 feet in the  shaft and from the top of the head-  works. The dreadful accident was the  result of losing his balance. The skip  on the track on the west side of the  shaft, after it had automatically dumped its load, was so fouled by a piece of  ore that it refused to go back into the  shaft. Curry got into the skipwaY below the skip with a crowbar for the  purpose of removing the rock aud  freeing the skip. Suddenly he lost his  balance and went hurtling downward.  Sti iking the inclined side of the skip-  way, he was hurled outward with such  great speed and force that he struck  the outer protection rail at the collar of  the shaft and dropped from (here directly into the shaft. The top of the  headworks is about 45 feet above the  collar of the shaft. The body of the  unfortunate man bounded from projection to projection, and was literally  torn to pieces in its descent to the bottom of the shaft, 1,650 feet from where  it started. The employes of the Centre  Star, who were around the mouth of  the shaft, saw Curry coirr plunging  down and strike tlit* rai! ;���>. the *..<<lHr  of the sli.-f', aud tru-n bound ino.k and  OitiippciT ii.to tl.c ��u..ii. As=o:��n as  possible the skip was lowered for the  In Your Leisure Time  If you could start at once in a business which would add a good round  sum to your present earnings:���WITHOUT    INVESTING    A   DOLLAR���Wouldn't  you do it?  Well, we are willing to etart you in  a profitable business and we don't ask  you to put up any kind of a dollar.  O.ur proposition is this: We will  ship you the Chatham Incubator and  Brooder, freight prepaid, and  You  Pay  No  Cash Until  After 1906 Harvest.  Poultry raising pays.  People who tell you that there is no  money in raising chicks may have tried  to make money in the business by using  .setting hens as hatchers, arid they  might as well have tried to locate a  gold mine in the cabbage patch. The  business of a hen is���to lay eggs. As  a hatcher and brooder she is outclassed. That's the business of the  Chatham Incubator and Brooder, and  they do it perfectly and successfully.  The poultry business, properly con-  d acted, pays far better than any,other  business for the amount of time and  money  invested.  Thousands of poultry-raisers���men  and women all over Canada and the  United Slates���have proved to their  .satisfaction that it is profitable to raise  chicks with the  AND EROOfiEE. "  '*Voin:i is tho lirst incubator I have  used, ami 1 wi.ili.to state I h;ul 6'i  c!iii-!:s out. oC :'.- �����'��*��� This was my  fli's-l lot.: truly a lk) percent, hatch,  lam well p'.easod with my incubator  [���.ml bi'ooh;-. Tikis. AIcNauuhton,  Chillhv-u-k, B.C."  ".My li*-.���ti luil<-h eiiino off. I ffot  ]70-llnui-!i:---:.rf irom IWJi'srsra. \\ ho  can biji'.L i;.*a foi- iho lirst trial, and  so early in tiie spring. I am well  j.-leiisiMi with iiieiibntor, and if 1  ���:"-.>].I not *;���'���(���. .���mother money could  mil, im/ ���'��� i'*oi:> inc. Every farmer  Miould havoa .Vo. ii Chatham Inou-  b.itoiv���!���'. -.".'. IUmsay, Dunnville,  Out."  "The incubator you furnished mo  vorks exceedingly well. It, is easily  operated, mid only needs about 10  umntcs i-.ttontiou every day. R.  jVIcLii-i-v'i-:, A1oo.sk Jaw, Assa."  ThcChatli.-.:n Incubator and Brooder  is honestly constructed. There is no  humbug about it. Every inch of material  is thoroughly tested, tlie machine is  built on right principles, the insulatien  is p-orfoct, thermometer reliable, and  i.ie workmanship the best.  The C hat K.:n Incubator and Brooder  is simple as well as scientific in con-  ��� ifiiction���a wom.-rn'or girl can operate  iho machine, in their leisure moments.  You pay i: > i:o cash until after 1906  luu'iVe.-t.  Send 11s vour name and address on  a ;v's'. o*;rd to-day.  AV.- c-'.'i supply you quickly from our  i"-*t .���'���!.::'intf warelum.-es at Calvary, Bran-  ��' ni. !.V;.ii:a. W'liiiipi-.jr, New Westminster,  r> <'.. .M..iiiix-:i.'.. Halifax. Chatham. .Address  .-..! i\);-.vu.-.iii>adcia-o lo Chatham 31i -  j 1,!eManfion Campbell Co.,Limited  D��-i*:. 217,CHATHAM, CANADA  factories at Chatham, Ont., and DETROIT.  Let  us  quote you prices  on a ^ood Fanning Mill  or good Farm Scale.  ,c.n    -?w^'-r--.. '���>  Synopsis of Canadian Homestead  Regulations.  ANY available Dominion 1/n.uds within tlie  Railway Belt in British. Columbia, may  be homesteaded by any person who is the sole.  head of a family, or any male over IS years, tf  a(je, to the extent: ot one-quarter section of 160  acres, more or less.  E in ry must lie in ride personally at the local  laud office for the district in' which the land is  situate.  The homesteader is required lo perform the  conditions connected therewith under one of  the fnlhiwintr plans:  (1) At least six mouths' residence upon and  cultivation of tlie laud iu each year for tliree  yearn.  (2) If tlie uuher (or mother, if the father Is  deceased), of I .Iii; homesteader resides upon a  farm in llie vicinity of the laud entered for, the  requirements as to residence may be satisfied  by such person residing wilh the father or  mother.  (3 If the settler has his permanent residence  upon farmini.' land ojvned by him in the vicinity of his homestead, the requiremeins as io  residence may be satisfied by residence upon  the said land.  Six months- notice in writinj* should he priven  io the Commissioner of Dominion Lauds al  Ottawa of intention to apply for patent.  Coal lands may be purchased at S10 per acre  for soft coal and 320 for anthracite. Not more,  than 320 acres cau lie acquired hy one. individual or compauv. Royalty al tlie rate of leu  cents per ton of 2,000 pounds shall be collected  on the pross output.  'AV. AV. CORY.  Deputy of th.e Minister of the Interior.  N.H.���Unauthorized publication of this advertisement will not be paid for. 32-51  LAND REGISTRY ACT  MINERAL -ACT  IN THE MATTER of the Land  Reg-intrv Act  AND .  IN THE MATTER of Certificate of Title No. S2)2a.  AV HERE AS it lias been proved lo 1113- satisfaction that -Certificate of Title No. 5212a  coveri..)>- part of Lot 10x2 Group 1, Osoyoos  Division, Yale District, British Columbia,  registered iu the names of Robert Wood and C.  Scott Galloway has been lost or destroyed,  and application has been made to me for a  duplicate, thereof.  Notice is  hereby g-iven that such duplicate  Cert'licate will  bo issued one mouth from the  date hereof,  unless  in the  meantime cause to  the contrary be shown to me in writing-.  Dated ibis 30tu dav of April. 1906.  AV. H. EDMUNDS,  35-30 District Reg-istrar.  MINERAL ACT.  Certificate of ImDrovement*.  NOTICE.  LONDON     Mineral    Claim,   situate   In     the  Greeuwood  Mining- Division  of Yale District.   Where located:   In Deadwood Camp.  TAKE NOTICE  That I, Johu P. McLeod,  Free Miner's   Certificate  No.  B91,656,  a��  agent ior Randolph Stuart.  Free  Miner's Certificate No.  1591,625 and  Charles J. McArthur  Free  Miner's   Certificate No. B91,575, intend  sixty days from  the date hereof,   to apply  to  the Mining Recorder for a Certificate of Improvements  for the purpose of   obtaining-   a  Crown Grant of our interest iu the above claim.  And   further take notice  that action  under  section 37, must be commenced  before the is'  suance of such certificate of improvements.  Dined this 21st dav of April, A. D. 1906.  35-43 J. P. McLEOD.  MINERAL ACT  1896.  Certificate of Improvements  NOTICE  "Prime of AVales" and "Princess Louise" Mineral Claims, situate in the Greeuwood Mininir Division of Yale Districl.  Where located: Tu AVest Copper Camp.  TAKE NOTICE thai I, C. JE. Shaw, as  agent fot: Lewis Brvaut. Free Miner's  Certificate No. B90233. Jaities Gillis, Free Miner's-Certilicale No. BS62I9. John M. Campbell,  Free Miners Certilicate No.BS6220. Mark- Kay.  FreeMiner's Certificate No. 1*91479, aud Robert  Lee, Free Miner's Certificate No. B86165, intend, sixty days from the date liereof. to apply  to the Mining-Recorder for certificatesof Improvements, for the purpose, of obiainiujr  Crown  Grants  of the above claims.  And further take notice that action, under  sectiou 37, must be commenced before the. issuance of such certificate of improvements.  Dated this 29th dav of March. A.D. 1906.  31-39 "      C. M. SHAW, P. L. S.  MINERAL ACT.  Certificate of Improvement.  NOTICE.  "Victor Fraclionnl' Mineral Claim, situate in  the Greeuwood   Mining   Division of Yale  District.   AA'here located:   In Copper Cainp  TAKE NOTICE that I. C. jT.. Shaw, apent  for Andrew Thisied, Free Miner's Certificate No. BS547O, and Patrick William Gcorjre  Free Miner's Certificate 'No. B85S54. intend, sixty days from the ii-ite hereof, lo apply  lo the Mining- Recorder fo- a Cevtificate of Improvenients, for the purpose of obtaining- a  Crown Grant, of the abo-��c claini. ;  And ftitther take o"iice 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. /B. SH AAV.  MINERAL ACT.  Certificate of Improvements.  NOTICE.  THE MAPLE LEAF Mineral Claim situate  in the Greenwood Mining: Division of Yale  District. Where located: Ou Curry creek  adjoining- the Black Diamond, AVest Fork  Keltic River.  TAKE NOTICE that I. Robert Wood. Free  Miner's Certificate. No. BS6374 intend  sixty days from the date hereof. 10 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 issuance  of such Certificateof Improvements.  ^Dated_this lSth dav_of A ; ril. A .P. 1906.     33-41  "          ~~R"OB'ERT"WOvODr ~"^  MINERAL ACT.  Certificate of Improvements.  NOTICE.  "Blue   Jay"   Mineral   Claini,   situate   in    the  Greenwood  Mining*  Division of A'ale Dis  trict.   AVhere located:    In  Skvlarlc Camp.  TAKE NOTICE that we. M. H. Kane. Free  Miner's Certificate No. BS5605. John W.  Nelson. Free Miner's Certificate No. BS6364. M.  J. Price. Free Miner's Certificate No. B"1690.  Evan Parrv. Free Miner's Certificate No.  R91c,62. a"d L. S. Morrison. Free Miner's Certificate No. B91516, intend, sixty days from  tbe date liereof, to apply to "the Mining-  Recorder for Certificates 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  issuance of such Certi licates of  I iiuirovements.  Dated this 26th day of March, A. I). 1906. 30.38  MINERAL   ACT.  Certificate of Improvements.  NOTICE.  "Copper Mine Fractional"' Mineral Claim, situate in Greetiwcod Mining- Division of A'ale  District.    Where located:  Iu Copper Camp.  TAKE NOTICE that I. C. vE. Shaw, agent  for William Hanna. Free Miuer's Certificate No. B91.s77, Miteiid.si.vty days from the date  hereof, to a only to the Mining Recorder for a  Certificate of Improvements, for the purpns" of  obtaining a Crown Grant of ihe above claim.  And further take notice that action, under  section 37. must be commenced before the issuance of such Certificatesof Improvements.  Dated fhis 26th day of March. A  D.. 19^*6.  31-39 C. JF. -S    AAV.  MINERAL ACT 1896  Certificate of Improvement.  NOTICE.  "Sunday*' and "Monday" Mineral Claims,  situate in the Greenwood Mining Division  of Yale Districl. AVhere located: On Wallace mountain.  TAKE NOTICE that!. C. JE. Shav.. agent  for John Frost, free miner's certific.-iie N .  B915"l: John Marshal] free miner's certificate  No. B91545: Fred Munn. free miner's certificate  No. K'llrS'S: George M. Foster, faee miner's  Certificate No. H91514. intend, sixty iblv- from  the dale hereof, to apply >o the Mhiing- Recorder for Ce* tificates of Improvements, for  the purpose of obtaining Crown Grams of the  above claims. .  And further take notice that action, under  section 37. must he commenced before the is-  sunitrc of such Certificate, of Improvemente.  Dated this 19th dav of February. 1906.  ���yf.35 C. JE. SHAW.P. L. S.  certificate of Improvements  NOTICE.  "Morning Glory" aud "Rain Storm" Mineral  Claims, situate in the Greenwood Mining  Division of Yale District. AVhere located:  On Cedar Creek, about eisrlil miles from its  mouth.  TAKE NOTICE that we, John Bergman,  Free Miner's Certigcale No. B91629, and Chas.  E. Johnson. Fiee Miner's Certificate No. 3J91520,  intend,sixty days from the date hereof, to apply  lo ihe Mining Recorder for a Certificate of Improvements for the purpose of obtaining- a  Crown Graut of the above claini,  And further take notice that action, under  section 37.-must be commenced before the issuance of such Certificate of Improvenients.  Dated this 22tid day of September. A. D. 1905.  28-36  NOTICE.  NOTICE is hereby given that, 60 days after  date, I intend 10 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 08  of tlie Similkameen Division of Yale District,  described as follows: Commencing at .the  uort h-west corner of Lot S62 in said Township-  68, thence, east 40 chains, thence nortli 80chains,  more or less, to lot 162 S,thence west 40 chains,  tlience south SO chains more or less to the point  of commencement.  Rock Creek, B, C, March 19. 1906.  30-3S S. T. LARSEN.  MINERAL ACT.  Certificate of Improvements-     ?  NOTICE.  'Keno" Mineral Claim, situate in  Greeuwood  Mining Division of-Yale District.   AVhere  located:    Beaver Camp, AA-'allace Mountain,  AVest Fork of Kettle River.  TAKE NOTICE that I.Forbes M. Kerby,  Free Miner's Certificate No. B74615, intend,  sixty days from the date liereof, to apply to the  Mininjf 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  suance of such t'erti ficate of Iinuroveuients.  Dated this31si dnv of March, A. D. 1905.  30-39 "   FORBES. M. KERBY..  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 tlie world equals in  equipment that of the Chicago,  Milwaukee & St. Paul Ry.  They own and operate their  own sleeping- and dining- cars  aud give their patrons an excellence of service uot obtainable elsewhere. Berths in their  sleepers are Longer. Higher.  Wider, than in similar cars on  other lines. They protect their  trains by the Block System.  Connectiois made with All  transcontinentr.l lines in Union  Depots.  R. L. FORD, Commercial Agent-  Room 2, Marble Bank, Building,  Spokane, Wash.  H. S. ROWE. General Agent.  Portland, Ore.  Cook's QMon Root ;  . The great Uie: ;...:��� ���;    ���' . it-  S^'^^S^StKegnlatoron vliicli women can  =r*?^g-3>*>-r depend.   Sold in three dcCTces  ���feByi -Sat   oE strength���No. 1, SI; Ko. 2.  Z&tl.ySL      \ 10 degrees stronger, ��3; Ko. 3,  -f  tty.- special cases, f5 per box.  fcioM bv all dmi^CTsts, or sent  propa'.d   on   receipt* of price.  , ^       Freep-imphlet. Address:  THE  CCOKHEDIClNECb.,TOR0HTO,ONT. (IcrmerlyWindior} :��� I  if  I  ten  m  I  f1  I  ll:  pi  IV =  ii;- ��������  Klkhorn  eer}l.  Has been a favorite  from it birth, as is  evidenced by is popularity, in all tbe towns  of the Boundary.  For Sale at all Leading  Hotels either draught or (  bottled.  x  Insist or having  "ELKHORN"  MADE BY THE  **^W\A��A��r,M>^v^/vVi>*~V/ ���/W*Vr'vV/'',*V/ *���  BOTH BY-LAWS PASS  Citizens Endorse Water and  Light Schemes.  THE     READING     ROOMS  ROSS OB LAI) DE4LSi�������!'���,m',,mmi"l���m'l,m.'���*"r  gre  Continued from page 3  The Greenwood Street and  Miners'  Union Libraries to Amalgamate.���  Chief of Police Resigns.  II  n  FLOYD & COX. Proprietors  PURE  MILK   AND CREAI  Delivered Daily to any part  of th*3 citv. .*���*:  The  Freshest Bread  Cakes, Buns and Pastry always on hand. We also car-iy  a first class stock of Staple  Groceries.  BAKERY  PHONE A 86.  oo^yooooooooooooooooooooooo  ii  ���.CONTRACTOR  AND BUILDER  Dealer   in    Sash,   Doors,  Turned Work and  Inside Finish.  Etc.  ESTIMATES FURNISHED.  GREEUWOOD,*  B. C.  booooooooooooo oooooo*>ooooo  S.BARRY YUILL  '&:?���&  *&���  RACTICAI.      WATCHMAKER       AND   JEWKT.I.RR.  AAl workguaranteed    GREENWOOD  At-the polling on Wednesday on the  Water Works and Electric Light bylaws only 62 votes were cast, .41 for the  water works and 21 against; 60 for the  elec trie light and 2 against. Both bylaws passed. The passing of the bylaws means that a reservorr . will be  constructed on Providence creek and  that the north end of the town will be  supplied with a first-class water system.  The project of the Greenwood Electric  Light Co. having been endorsed by the  citizens, that company will immediately proceed with the construction of  their power plant at Boundary Falls.  Mr. Warren, the manager, stated to  the Times Thursday morning that the  plans for the works would be sent at  once to the chief commissioner of  land and works for his official approval.  This will probably take two or,three  weeks, bi t in the. mean time as much  preparatory work will be done as possible in order to hasten the completion  of the plant at the earliest possible  date. ''-;������  COUNCIL,   MEETS.  ' The city council met Wednesday evening and received the report of the returning officer and there was an evident air of satisfaction pervading the  j. recincts of the conncil chamber. The  question of greatest public ��� interest  oming up for discussion was the reading room. Some time ago a committee  representing the free reading room on  Greenwood street and the Miners'  Union reading room was appointed to  consider the question of amalgamation. Tiiat committee was represented  by a delegation before the council,  which recommended that the reading  room on Greenwood street be closed  up; that the present donation of $15  per month to the free reading room be  transferred to the Miners' Union reading room and that a committee be appointed in charge, representing the  city council, the free reading room and  the Miners' Union. This was discussed for sometime, the mayor pointing out that a union of all the forces  in the city was necessary to carry pn a  successful free reading room,;and that  it was better to have one good reading  room than two poor ones.  PURKI.Y PUBIvIO.  Alderman Bunting expressed n  strong desire to have the reading room  free from any obligations to any or-  =gahizatibn**and*:rtinipurelyiin-the-inter-  ests of the public, if the council waa  going to donate anything to its support. This point was .discussed both  by the council and the delegation, and  ended in a motion by Alderman Bunl-  ing that the 515 per month now eroing  to the Greenwood street reading room  be tiansferred tc the joint committee  in charge of the Miners' reading room,  temporarily, until September, when  the Miners' union lease on their premises expires. This was passed. It is  the intention of the joint committee to  formulate i ew plans and to be on the  lookou'. for larger premises. The  Greenwood street reading room will be  closed.  KeSlG NATIONS.  Th *��� resignation of J. P. Myers Gray  as city solicitor, was read and accepted.  A successor will be elected by the  council at a future meeting. The resignation of A. U Hallett as chief of  the police at:d tire departments, was  also received and accepted. A gsuc-  cessor to this position will be advertised for.  The city engineer recommended that  a four-inch water main be extended on  Long Lake slr:et 'o supply water to  several applicants. This was passed  on motion of McRae and Sullivan.  The report of the engineer stated that  applications for fifteen water services  had been applied for since April 1st.  This is an irniication that the city is  growing in people and prosperity, ft  rjwas decided to proceed at once with  the improvements, to the street in front  of C Scott Galloway".-; residence.  ���.    Sore Nicples.  A cure may be effected by applying  Chamberlain's Salve as soon as the  child is done nursing Wipe it off  wish a soit c'ot'ti before allowing the  child to nurse ���, Manv trained nurses  u-;e this salve with the best result.  Price 25 cents per box. Sold by All  [Druggists.  areable land between Winnipeg and  Prince Albert which remains without a  settler upon it.  "That had been affected by price  boosting.  " 'This is the man who howled in the  House the land for the settler 1' exclaimed Ross, suddenly, becoming more  animated. Then , the Liberals broke  loose in loud cheers.  A NEW &EST OF TRAITORS.  "It was but the commencement, for  the British Columbian was warming  up, and he had about a yard of notes  yet to 'expand.'  "He said that by some mysterious  method certain Conservative members  had obtained possession of 200,000 acres  of C. P. R. land.    .  " 'Foster was engaged to manage the  company, and he immediately formed  a new nest of traitors among land  speculators,' said Ross, and the Liberals stretched their lungs in cheers.  Ross had in his possession a statement  of claim in a suit instituted by A. A.  Lefurgev, M. P.,W. H. Bennett, M. P.,  and A. Pencher, against the Great  West Land Co., the company formed  to handle the 200,000 acres, and Rufus  Pope, ex-M. P., and George W. Fowler,  M. P., and suggested that Mr. Bennett  must have been searching for balm'for  his disappointment in not securing a  slice of public domain on 'easy terms.'  "'When I read this statement of  claim I am impressed with the fact that  the Conservatives in their land speculations could not hurt each other,', remarked Mr. Ross. 'They were apparently.all/right until the got under the  blighting, influence of Mr. Foster.'  "More Liberal joy!  "'They were a happy family until  they gol into his hands,' and the Government benches grew noisy again.  "Thj statement of claim detailed the  formation ot a company to deal in  North-West lands, and a scrap over the  division in which it see.i.ed Lefurgey,  Binnett and Pencher had got the short  end of the deal. -  "The defence of Messrs.  Pope and]  Fowler was that they had obtained the  land by'their own exertions,' and were  therefore entitlen to the lion's share.  "Mr.. Ross wanted to know something  about the 'exertions' which gained  them the land at a reduction of $3 an  acre. He pointed out that they had put  up only $200 each, aud had secured an  option on and sold to the Great West  Land Co. 200,000 acres at an advance  of '51 an acre.  " 'There should have been enough to  go around,' remarked Ross, dryly, 'but  Mr. Foster is never mixed up in anything where a nest of traitors does not  develop. He wouldn't divide even, but  wanted to squeeze  out the neophytes.'  NO  SYMPATHY  COMING.  '���Mr. Ross scored Foster for his mud-  slinging electioneering -tactics of 1896,  and said that the ugly chickens he had  hatched out then were coming home  to roost, and he got no sympathy from  "thfe"Otheriside=bf "the'Houser"^--"-^^^-^  The speech closed amid ringing-  cheers from the Government benches,  and sad looks fiom the opposition,  while a shower of congratulations were  bestowed upon the member from  Greenwood.  CANADIAN WON.  Ontario Man Leads in the Bis Olympic Event. ��  The Marathon event, the biggest  event in the Olympic games now in  progress at Athens, Greece, was won  by William Sherring of Hamilton,  Ontario, on Wednesday. Sherring's  time was 2 hours. 51 minutes and 23 3-5  seconds for the 26-mile run, beating  the second anan 6 minutes 56 2-5 second. The kinjy and queen of Greece  congratulated the young Canadian.  The running high jump was won by  C. Leahy, Encrland, and the final of  the hurdles by R. G. Lavin, United  States.   Your furniture cleaned and varnished.    Thompson & Rowston,decorators  per  Corporation of the City of Greenwood  NOTICE  Applications will be rece'iYed up to 6 p.m..  May 14th, 1900. for the combined position* of  Fire Chief nnd Chief of Police. Salary $100 per  month.       i  S. B. TAYLOR.  35-3o C. M. C.  "Wood's Pkospkodine,  The Gnat Enulish. Remedy.  Tones and invigorates the whole  nervous pvstcm, nuikcs new  'Blood in old Veins. Cures Nervous Debility, jV'-ntal und Brain. Worry, Des-  Price SI ner box, six for so. One will please, six  willCTirfc Sold by all druggists or mailed in  plain^te. on%..���< eint of prira -V��� pamphlet  phuu vy.K. " ��� ^ Wood Medicine Co.  biailaiSrcf'.. "v  {formerly Wuuitor)  Toronto, Ont.  Progress and development are terms  closely identified with 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 inv  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 happens  ings, and becomes a welcome weekly  messenger, bearing bright and welcome  tidings, Amon-, 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 Creek Times aims to do  its full and complete share in the upbuilds  ing and improvement of Greenwood and  the Boundary district. It is not handle  capped in its work by any restraining otv  ligations to any party, clique or corpora/  tion, but it is free. at all times to rise lip  and promote the best interests of the'Gity  of Greenwood and its people. To do this  most thoroughly and satisfactorily the  Times must have the support and coopera^  tion of the citizens of Greenwood.  Every effort is being put forth to make  the Times the class of newspaper the  people want, Increasing attention is being  continually paid to mining news, especi<  ally of that nature that will interest those  employed in the work as well as those  whose capital is invested in the properties.  With this end in view we aim to have  g A Subscriber in Every Home a  ***- _���______^^___�����__^__~_____^_^___^_ -H  f~ As a result of the efforts that have already ~3  S~ been put forth, we believe that an increase         I ^S  si~ interest is already being taken in its news ~3  S^ columns,    We have evidences of this from :rs  25 the fact that the subscripiion list is already 2S  ���2 growing? the street sales  are  increasing r3  E= weekly and  the news  dealers find  more 22  ��~ demand for each succeeding issue,    This is IS  E2 a satisfactory condition of affairs that acts 2s  |2 in two ways.   It increases the revenue of 2;  12 the circulation department and it makes the 22  ���2 paper a first-class advertising medium for 2;  S2 local business men. 22  IE In handling local advertising every effort 22  ��2 if put forth to protect the Greenwood mer^ 2;  S2 chant. The local page is reserved for them 23  ��~ and foreign advertising has been repeatedly 52  ��2 refused because the advertising  manager 22  ���2 refused to disturb the positions held by local 22  E2 advertisers. 22  sr Business men of Greenwood, we are here 22  ���2 to protect and advertise you.    We are pre 22  ��= tecting you! Do you advertise? Read The 22  i2 Times, subscription $2.00 per year. 2s  ��2 Advertise in the Times, Rates Reasonable 25  g; The   Boundary   Creek   Times   Printing   and 22  S*~ Publishing Co.. Limited. ;35  ���� Duncan Ross, Pre*.     H. O. Lamb. Man. Ed. ^3  S^ PHONE   -Z&. ^ BOUNDARY  . Mi HU."..|lL'.��JlliJJIHW   i,m��>.i�����iww  11 immiMiM  ^^M    ^    4, Am    4S    ^    A*    &^^^.lib<^b^^  @)#- i$>m^ <m^@'<��>��"&��4  There are bargains here for those who buy now.   X   Every piece of new furniture wiKbe; sold  regardless of cost. X We have an immense stock of new goods that must be sold fot  CASH.   WE ARE GOING OUT OF THE  NEW FURNITURE  BUSINESS,   WE  have cut and slashed prices and bargains are here for cash buyers.  Read and be wise. Buy and be happy*  ���m  BEDS  IRON BEDS.   We have a large and well  assorted line all colors and sizes.  Iron Bed, full size, regular $5.50  Sale Price..-- $4.15  No. 9.    Iron Bed, full size,   regular price  $8.30        Sale Price 1- $5.85  No. 55.    Iron Bed, full size, regular price  Sio.55.       Sale Price $7.45  No. 95.    Iron Bed, full size, regular price  $10.90.   Must move    Sale Price. $7.40  RANGES  BSffl'l fe;*fh' f//;!*igpl   .*���'.-���',:  DRESSERS in all shapes, sizes and prices.  We have them.  Dresser,    combination,    14 x 24   German  plate mirror, cut price was $9.30.  Now -$7.85  No. Sj^,:     Dresser   and   stand,   16 x 20  beveled mirror.    Cut price was $15.40,  Now -��� $13.20  ._No.,���6.   _ Dresser, this is an elegant piece  No. 4 Jardineer Stands.    Regular price,  $2.40. Sale price- $1.90.  Jardineer Stands, worth $4.50.  Selling at $2.90  KITCHEN CH4IRS  ^W&rTf'i!   Kitcheu Cliairs worth SI .00.  III fl    Kitchen Chairs worth SI. 10.  Sale price    SOc  No. () Dining Chairs worth  $1.45. Sale price $1.15  No. 3 Dining Chairs worth  $1.65. Sale price  $1.30  We have 800 Chairs���25 different styles. They will all be sold  at reduced prices.  "No. 2 Arm   Office Chairs, a good article.    Was  $2.65. Now (1.95  with 18 x 30 beveled German plate mirror  worth $18.00 Sale price -..$12.45  No. 20. Combination dresser in golden  oak. 14 x 24 German plate mirror, was  $9.30. c      Now $7.95  Amiu  ���B^va-sav-*?  SL-*J"".'i'��  r i   n  UNEEDA GOOD CHEER STEELE RANGE  These are a uew shipment we.have just received  and are the most serviceable rangeon the market  today.    Two  sizes.     Four  and six  lids. .Will  burn coal or wood.    Price $50.00 and $53.50.  Your old stove will be taken in exchange.  ROCKERS  No.   9jA   Rocker,   like cut.  Regular price $2.00.  Now,,....: ..$1.40  No.   4    Rocker,   a   pippin.  Regul ar_price_$2.25.,^=^=  Now' .._..., SI. 60  No. \l/z Arm Rocker, cqbler  seat, iu oak and mahogany."  Regular price $3.40.        ''"-..->���  Now :��� .���'.'....$2.45;.  No. 2y/z Arm Rocker, fancy  upholstered.     Was $4.00.  Now  ,....$3.15  r  o  No. 0:    High Chairs, regular price $2.25  Sale Price .$1.70  No. Ol/2.      High   Chairs,   regular   price  $2.50. Sale Price $1.90  No. 0.    Childs   Comode    Chair,    regular  price Si.oo.      Sale Price 85 cts.  Childs Rockers, regular price $].50.  Sale Price $1.15  ���'_   *Vv(wic����Tb  t���r"-' -vr'J  A Free Ride  We will pay stage or railway fare from  Eholt, Phoenix, Midway, Boundary Falls,  Mother Lode Mine, Deadwood, or Oro  Denoro, for all customers making a $25  purchase.  THE  RED FRONT  FURNITURE  STORE  ^^fif.��-^.\%

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