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Array ALL THE NEWS  WHUe it's  EW S  The Oldest Established  Newspaper  in the Boundary.  OL,. 15  GREENWOOD,   B. C,   FRIDAY, JANUARY 6, 1911.  No. 18  lew  s  Fancy Groceries���Everything Fresh  Cranberries, Sweet Potatoes, Nuts of all sorts  Big variety Fancy Biscuits  Raisins in cluster bunches, also in 1-pound boxes  Malaga Grapes in beautiful condition  Fresh Dates, Navel Oranges, excellent apples  An immense stock of Confectionery  [Russell-Law-Caulfield Compy  'Hardware, Crockery, Groceries, Men's and Boy's Goods  ,      GREENWOOD, B, C.  Rockers  Morris Chairs  Pictures  irrors  ' Rugs and Mats  Edison Phonographs  All Suitable for New Year's Gifts  Everything in the Furniture Line.  T. WI. Gulley & Co.  HOUSE FURNISHERS -   -   Phone 27  WELCOMING Of NEW  YEAR I OLD  nn.rtmT  Why Joy Reigns-from John  o'Groat's to the Borderland.  SOME ANCIENT CUSTOMS  How the First Day of the  Year is Celebrated by  Scotchmen.  0  '���V  New Year's Choice Meats  AT i  P. BURNS & CO-  Specially Selected Stock for Your  Hew Year's Dinner  Fresh Oysters, Fish and Dressed Poultry  Beef Mutton, Veal and Pork, all choice  stock perfectly fresh.   We cannot fail  Uo please you.   Call or Phone.  mm  topper Street, Greenwood, B. C.  mmA  i  Japes' Jew Years Bulletin  Mince, Apple and other Pies.   Fruit and Plain  Cake, Cookies, Etc.   Fancy Confectionery, High-  Quality of Nuts of every variety.   Fruit of all  descriptions specially for this season.  JAYnho, GROCER  Greenwood-Phoenix Stage Line  Leaves Greenwood Daily at   3 p. m.  Arrives Greenwood Daily at 10 a. m.  GREENWOOD OFFICE:    L   L.  MATTHEWS' CIGAR STORE  Prompt attention to Express and Freight.  GILLIS & LAING, Prs.  There is one day in the year on  which Scottish exiles brave a bad  attack of homesickness. Whether, it be the newly landed native  or the oldtimer, it is the same.  The heart craves for the old  land, for the old friends, for the  old associations and the old customs.  Such a time is New Year's  Day, that day celebrated by  Scotchmen all the world oyer.  It is a day when the sordid money  making desires fall from the race  when Scotchmen and Scotchwomen become imbued with the  milk of human kindness, and  when in every town and hamlet  is to be found the, hearty handclasp and the equally hearty wish  of "A guid New Year."  Those who are six thousand  miles from the old homestead try  to keep the day with socials and  dances, but it lacks the enthusiasm of the old country. Tbey  are like strangers in" a strange  land, and their spirits seem easily  depressed. But what a difference at home. There is no stilted New Year in Scotland; all is  warm hearted and kindly.  Friends meet friends, greetings  are sent across the seas to old acquaintances, and [ when the various families sit down' to enjoy  the good things, whether they be  rich or poor/all are happy, and  each and all remember the friends  and acquaintences, with thein in  spirit, though apart and divided  from the old country by thousands of miles.  Imagine ourselves in Scotland  on the last day of tbe year. The  time is morning, and in various  towns are to be found tiny tots  out on a "cake bunt." This is a  custom which goes back for ages.  Children visit all the shops in  town, and each receive their  hogmanay "cakes" in the shape  of apples, oranges, cakes and  other thiugs dear to the children's hearts. "Begging," you  say. Oh, no; not that. Rich  and poor seek cakes; thev are not  beggars and their parents might  be able to buy up the shopkeepers  who give the cakes. It is custom; aye, and an old one.  In the meantime the busy  housewife has been doing her  shopping. Current loaves, shortbread, whiskey or temperance  drinks, as inclination decides, are  bought and stored away. Houses are cleaned till they are spotless, and after .that stage are  cleaned once more. New curtains  grace the windows, and it is  night before the tired matrons  are satisfied with their labors.  The' clang of the factory bell or  the shrill sound of its whistle  send out excited groups of lads  and lassies, who scurry home to  don their Sunday clothes, for it  is "Auld Year's Nicht." when  everyone must be braw. The  streets are gradually becoming  brisker. Crowds begin to promenade the principal thoroughfares;  everywhere is heard laughing  i and chaffing. Toy trumpets rack  ets and drums -*dd to the din.  Any other night such uproar  would mean a compulsory visit  to the magistrate, but this is  "Auld Year's Nicht," and policemen are blind and deaf to everything- except actual crime, aud  there is none of that.  As night approaches the crowds  i>ecome more dense, till, when  but a few minutes arc loft nf the  old year, the rally takes place  round, the city or town hall, or,  as in Edinburgh, at the old Tron  Kirk, the clock of -whicli has  looked 'down upon many such  scenes. Nearer and nearer creep  the hands of the clock. Now it  wants but 6ve minutes of midnight. But surelv the hands are  moving very slowly, oi .is it but  the impatience of the crowd?  Nearer the big hand creeps���  watch it closely. Two minutes,  one minute, theu boom! goes tbe  first stroke of the midnight hour.  with a warmer heart than is provided to him by regulations.  While we are retailing this side  light our party has reached its  destination. A loud bang at the  door brings out the tenant, fully  dressed. * Happy New Year,  Tarn," '-'Same' toe yersels." is  the smiling reply. Then, "Come  awa in." The party does so,- and  the laughing wife repeats the  husband's salutation. It is a  great honor to be "first fit," and  equally unlucky to come empty  handed. But our friends have  thc bottle, and the males have a  glass all round, flavored by the  good wife's shortbread, while the  children, wakened from sleep, si$  np in bed interested little spectators of the midnight jolity.  Another drink, tbis time the tenant's bottle, and off the party  goes to carry out the "first fitting" program.  As 2   o'clock   approaches   the  hearts are sad, and the old eyes  fill, and away in far-off. Canada  Tam forgets that his mother and  father are hungering for a letter.  He does not mean to be unkind;  he is merely "thochtless," but, his  want of thought is breaking two  old hearts. Every day an old  man looks to the "postic" for a  letter which cometh not.  -"���"-C^C  FAMOUS PEOPLE  DY FANNIE M l.OTHROT5     <��  WOSZ ffiOKlM  Canada's Favorite Comedienne.  One of the leading comediennes of the American stage to-day, is May Irwin,  a daughter of Canada. In these days of Ibsen plays with their dull dreary pessimism; of problem plays portraying the morbid pathology of the emotions; of  society plays with their whipped cream of forced epigram on the pulpy base of  a thin plot; and of melodrama that puta a dime novel into the dress-suit of respectability, it is a relief to turn to something that gives, us a hearty wholesome  faugh and leaves no bad flavor in the mouth, no later regret. Laughter is one  of the safety valves of civilization, it is a needed vent in an age of strenuous living; and a genuine apostle of laughter is May Irwin.  Her power is her personality, her naturalness,.her spontaneity; her bubbling  contagious good spirits establishing a telepathic sympathy with her audience  which creates a continuous ripple ot fun and laughter that defies analysis.  The daughter of Robert E. Campbell, Miss Irwin acknowledges tliat she was  born in 1862���"tho' she doesn't look it" of course���in' Whitby, Ont., where she  spent her early girlhood. At the age of eight she was a soprano in the church choir  of her native village and sang at every opportunity and with the slightest provocation, as naturally as a bird sings,���without a Marches: training. At thirteen  ---���-���- ��� ��� uer sister Flora the duty of. i  . money-��  the death'of her father threw upon her and f      .  making, and they made their debut as singers in Buffalo, *\'.Y. They were billed  as the "Irwin Sisters," unknown to them, and accepted the name. They sang  "Sweet Genevieve" for their first song;. Flora fainted after it was over but May  valiently faced the audience for an encore ,wiili the coolness of a veteran.  Engagements in other cities followed quickly on ths western circuit, and  tBeir third season found them at Tony Pastor's in New York at eighty dollars  a week. Seven years of this engagement where improvising was often necessary  and the roles ranged from a babe in arms to a grandmother, gave Miss Irwin a  confidence that has never forsaken lur, despite iior statement tliat she cannot  take her initial cue at any performance witi:o::t a little qualm of uncertainty  and fearjof the audience. Augustin Daly who had a keen cye for new talent,  gave her an excellent post-graduate course of four years in his theatre, which  was a splendid training school, and prepared her for her lutcr successes. At *l-  age of sixteen she married Frederick W. Keller who died cifrht yira later leav  her with two sons���her loving comrades ani Ilu pride of h.T lu,:.  Enteredaca��dln4 to Act of tb: Parliament of Canada, to tho year joic, by V.'. C. M��k. at lie iJeiurtaient of Ajrl.ultur.  St. Jude's S. S. Xmas Tree  December 29tb, 1910, will long  be remembered by the scholars of  this school as a day of fun and  enjoyment. Kind friends contributed most liberally towards  the treat and the tree was well  stocked with beautiful and valuable gifts, and when^lighted up  presented a splendid appearance  with its  glittering   decorations.  The children  and   their  adult  friends  assembled at  the hall at  7 p. m., and  the former soon settled  down     to    various   games.  Speculation was rife as to whether Santa Clause would be able to  reach Greenwood,  owing  tothe  deep snow,   but he yery   kindly  despatched a telegram  from the  North Pole when he started.   All  seems to   have gone well  with  him until he reached Eholt, from  whence he sent another message  to say he had lost some of his  reindeer, and would be somewhat  late, as he would have to complete  his   journey by hand-car.  However,  he arrived before the  company expected him, complaining a bit of the severe cold.    He  shook hands   with many of the  children   and   distributed    gifts  from the   tree.    All   seemed to  have a present to receive at his  hands,   including   the   teachers  and the vicar and his wife.  Santa Claus himself was not  forgotten; for Evelyn Tye handed him something very especial,  which   he   graciously   accepted.  The vicar thanked him lor  coming and called for three  cheers. There certainly was no  mistake about the heartiness of  the demonstration. After this  crackers were pulled,- refreshments handed round and some  more good games Indulged in,  and at 9:30 a yerseof "God Save  the King" was sung, and the  children dispersed to talk over  the fun for many a day. They  wish to thank all their kind  friends for the treat, which they  siheerely hope may be repeated  another Christmas.  CARD OF THANKS  The   Sisters   at   the   hospital  wish to thank Rev. J. A. Bedard.  Rev. L. Choinel, Mr. F. Buckles?,  Dr."McLaine,   Dr.   Oppenheimer,  Spokane, J. R. Jackson M. P. P.,  Midway, F. Bubar, Midway, Mr.  and   Mrs,   McGilvary,    Phoenix,  Mr. and Mrs. P. Cosgrove, Pho��-  nix, P. Burns & Co., Russell Law  Caulfield Co., L. A  Smith, J. L.  Coles, MissT. Graham, MissJe m  Coles, J. McCreath, H. Browning,  Mr. and Mrs.  C.   ,-R. Shaw, Mk  J. Bunbnry, Mrs.  C.   Fair, T. M  Gulley & Co., Mr. and Mrs. Jiiduc  Brown,   Grand     Forks,     J irm-s  Maire,    Florence    Comber.     L>-o  Lontier. Mr.  and  Mrs. Jas.   M ������  thot, Mypcaster, Mrs. M. Ar.,<. <1,  Jos.      Lemettre,    Mrs,    Jenkins,  Miss Ward Miss Dynes  and Mi,s  Godd*rd,    Vancouver,     Cecelia,  Mary   and   Irene Mcintosh,   Mr.  Floyd,   J.    Jaynes,    Mrs.    Geo,  Evant-t, J. L. White,   for  kind re-  memberance of them and thc patients at Christmas tin*,'.  ���.Also to Judge I. 11. lla'k-it,  Mr. McCutcheon, F. ���:. Buckless,  Dr. Simmons, Ed, Hallett, Jas.  Smith, M. Kaine, Phoenix, Miss  T. Graham, A. Bloomlield West-  bridge, Leo Lontier, Mr. ai.d  Mrs. McGilvary Phoenix, Boundary Creek Times, for services and  donations received du.ing the  year.  At the  ing  and from thousands of throats  goes out a cheer, another, and  another. Someone strikes up the  only tune known to tradition, and  from a thousand or more voices  Comes the refrain:  "A guid New Year tae aue and a'  And mony may ye see;  And during a' the years tae come  Still happy may ye be."  In ten minutes the crowd has  melted away. To bed? Oh, no.  Follow that group of young fellows. They are walking as if  with a purpose in view. Up one  street, down another, till suddenly a bullseye lantern is flashed on  them and a policeman scans the  group. "Happy New Year, sergeant," shouts one of the group.  ���'Same to you," answers back the  guardian of the law and order as  he starts to move away. "Na,  na, sairgent; nane o' that. Take  a drink."  It is not in the police rules, but  what of that? It is New Years  morning, and the hardest hearted  chief constable must see nothing  at this time. So the sergeant  has his drink, and goes his way  streets seem also to be infected  with the New Year's festivities  and, to onr party's amazement,  the sidewalks start to reel. It is  now time for home, and as they  zig-zag along, Sandy's legs rebel,  and he sits down suddenly. Another bullseye flash and the sergeant looms into sight. 'He  laughs as he sees Sandy has collapsed. "Come ou, Safldy; I'll  see ye hame'." He does so, and  Sandy sleeps the sleep of the just  after his labors,  On New Year's Day the streets  are crowded. Handshaking and  good wishes are seen and heard  at every corner. Dull care finds  no adherents on New Year's Day.  Some go off to the city pantomimes, others to see foot races,  while a third section make a  round of visits to friends. So the  day passes all too quickly. But  in a house an aged man and woman sit musing1.  "Twa years nco- since Tam  went tae Canada. "?.e micht hae  written at  Nisw   Year   time, it  only a post cair&* ,1 And the old  -  . .-.���>%'���. m  $  Holmes for Mayor.  To the Klectors of the City of Greenwood, Ladies and Gentlemen:  Having decided to run for the  office of Mayor of the city of  Greenwood for the coming year,  my sole object will be to devote  all the time I possibly can to the  interests of the city.  ���The gentlemen below have  kindly consented to run for Aldermen:  South Ward North Ward  James McCreath, J. L. White,  W. B. Flemming, F. W. Mclaine  S. P. Dixon. C. J. McArthur  And we can assure you if elected our policy will be one of progress, realizing the needs of our  city, such as recreation grounds,  music, sports, attractions to bring  into our city visitors and those  working in the surrounding  camps. These besides careful  handling ot our city's finances  will be among the many things  for our consideration. So far as  lies in our power our efforts will  be to promote the good and welfare of the many, ;md a square  deal for everybody. yYTY^" ���'������-.-  FRED B. HOLMES,  For Mayor.  Mr. McBride's Forecast.  Premier McBride's forecast of  the amount of capital to be expended iu this province during  the next four years is striking  indeed, lt becomes still more  impressive when considered in  connection witb two outstanding facts.  All the expenditure is of a productive nature. The railways to  be constructed will when completed employ an armv of tncti in  their operation and mi in ten a nco,  aud will distribute yearly large  sums of money in pavment of  wages and lor supplies.  Railways and provincial highways alike will bring into existence industries of all sorts,  which for their success require  only the transportation facilities  now to b<* provided.  An immense aggregate amount,  of capita! and energy will, as a  result of the construction of  transportation facilities, be applied to the development of natural resources in this province.  New mines will be worked, new  timber areas opened up, new  agriculture aren.s settled, new  manufactures established. New  towns and cities will spring up  and existing towns and cities will  expand.  Although Mr. McBride does  not so much as hint at it, the  fact remains that all this expenditure is thc direct result of the  work he has done for the province in establishing stable government, and in framing and  carrying out a large and constructive policy of advancement.  But for the part Mr. McBride has  played in the history of this  province there would* be a different story to tell today.  Subscribe for the B. C. Tiinea.  &  Sale of Lots in Vancouver.  Lots 1 aud 2. corner of Venables and Gordon drive; double  corner 66x122 feet; car line will  be through inside of six months;  good opening for a busiuess corner; �� blocks from Hastings stree',  church and school in close proximity; concrete sidewalks within  three blocks: streets -Traded past  property. Price $4,500 c*i��h ">r  on terms for S5,0QO; $1,250 -��owv.  balance 6. 12 and IS months ai. 7  per cent. Apply to R. J. Mun,  box 3. Greenwood, or C. ft M ;���  Allister. Sherman hotel, Vancouver.  I  J   ���'���.-*.  I*.   -   '  '������(..  ,������������  'f:i''-|  ><  I! THE   BOUNDARY    CREEK  TIMES  jgffggfflfffflffl^^  ..Bank of Montreal..  ESTABLISHED 1817  Capital, all paid up, $14,400,000.  Rest $12,000,000.  UNDIVIDED   PROFITS   $217.628.56  Hon. President:    Lohd Strathcona and Modnt Roval, G. C. M. O.  President:    Sik Geokok A. Dktjmmond.K. C. M. ('..  Vice-President and General Mana(fer :    Sik E. S. Clouston, IIakt  Branches in London, Eng. | cuUhinPrc��K'a.f ^ew York, Chicago.  Buy  and sell Sterling Exchange and Cable Transfers ; Grant Commercial an  Travelleri' Credit., available in any partjof the world.  SAVINGS BANK DEPARTMENT  Interest allowed at current rates  Greenwood Branch,    W. F. PROCTOR, Manager.  **-0  *���*!  >��5  tatj>  K=5  Xr-9  K=5  i->i><'gB->n<-��]-i��'>��������r'a"i��������t  MINES AND MINING!  ��a#tt������--i��#����0��#0����������iei��ii-��->  ��  ��� _  �� e  ft ft  ��� aea������ft������<i00������^������ft��#c��  In October the payroll ot the  Crow's Nest Past Coal Company  was $17,000.   The Snowstorih mine at Mul-  lan, Idaho, is shipping' oro to the  Granby smelter,  Cb��  Boundary Creek Times  1��su��<l every Trldav  SUBSCRIPTIONS IN AHVANCE.  P*��  Vbak      2 00  Su Monthh  1 25  To  FOURIOH  C'OONTRIKII   2 SO  Friday, January 6,1911  Three commuuicants have died  and 29 others are seriously ill as  a result of a mistake made by an  elder of the Lutheran church in  the Peterhof district, Russia, who  filled a communion cup with a  mixture of sulphurated chromate  instead of wine.  Six thousand Bib'es are to be  placed in the hotel bedrooms of  Chicago. Certiii-nly Chicago is  in need of something to make it  better. Over <>00 murders occured in that citv last veaf with but  35 convictions.  invariablv refuned on thc ground  of expense. Finally they consented to sign a written document releasing him from all obligations for Christmas presents,  and he observed the holidav by  having his internal superfluity  surgically eliminated, the estimated cost of the holiday gifts  exceeding the fee of the operation.  In a recent lecture at Washington Dr. Wiley said he believed  that the earth was slowly cooling  an<f that the people of the future  must freeze. There is no immediate cause for alarm as the doctor assures us that the frigid finale is not likely to transpire for a  million years. However, there  is an economic question involved,  as the chilling' process will mean  an increased appropriation for  coal.  . The Iledley Mining Co. has  contracted with, the Priucton Coal  Co. for ten thousand tons of coal.  During the winter the mines  adjacent to Stewart will employ  Z50 men.  From   Hosraere  250 tons  each j  of coal and   coke   are being ship  ped daily.  A night school has been opened  at Ladysmith to teach thc coal  miners.  The Great Northern has put  on two additional ore trains between Phoenix and Grand Forks.  There are 70 men working at  the Lone Pine Surprise mine at  Republic.  The Sullivan mine in East  Kootenay is shipping 100 tons of  ore to the Trail smelter.  Are You  Like This?  Tired all the time, not much  good for anything, hardly able to  drag around, just all run down.  If you are, we guarantee our VI-  NOL will help you. It has helped  many people around here who were  in this condition.  Now look here, just try one bottle of VINOL, and if you are not  satisfied that it did you good, come  back and get your money. It will  be returned without question. That  is a fair proposition and shows our  faith in VINOL, and that we do  not want your money unless you receive benefit.  We know what we are talking  about because we have sold VINOL for years, and have seen how  much good it has done among our  customers.  VINOL i.s not a patent, secret  nostrum, but an honest, tried and  true body builder and strength creator of world-wide fame, delicious  and easy lo take. Come in today  and" start your cure at once. You  take no risk.  J. L White, Druggist, Greenwood  The Duke of Argyle says that  Canada is a mixture of Scotland  and Heaven. Perhaps he was  referring to the Hdmixture of evil  and good in lhe life of the country. Hut a canny Scot says that  in common parlance the better  place   is   usually mentioned  first.  What should and what should  not go into the columns of a  newspaper is sometimes a pretty  hard matter for even a veieran  editor to decide, and yet the man  who has spent his entire life in a  printing office ought to he a better judge than the man who bas  uo knowledge of the business  whatever.  Addressing the Boy Scou*s at  Toronto Earl Grev deplored the  lack of manners displayed' by  many ot the pupils of the schools  throughout the Dominion who  appear to consider civility an  evidence of servility. The Governor-Generals impression has  probably been formed from observations in Ottawa where evil  communications corrupt good  manners.  While returns are not yet complete it is pstinittted at the department of immigration that the  total arrivals in Canada for the  year 1910 have been approximately 350,000. of whom 150,000  came from the United States,  lt is estimated that the immigration during the next twelve  months will touch the half million mark.  Impecunious young men who  terrify their girl friends with  fairy stories about tbe danger of  eating ice cream, are not supported by the results of thc official analysis made at Ottawa.  Out of 125 samples 77 were found  to be absolutely pure, and the  rest were so close to the required  standard that they could be eaten  The'millenium of   peace   and  good will is not yet in sight. The  year 1911 opens under conditions  that must cause  the advocates of  universal   peace   much   concern.  Insurrections in Mexico and Honduras;   threats  of   revolution    in  Spain;  the fate of   the   new   Republic of Portugal  in   doubl; discontent in   Greece;   Korea  sullen  and discontented; China   and Japan   at   daggers'  points;  Britain  ���Mid Germany   watchful   and suspicious; the   United   States  and  Japan   sparring   for   wiud; Rus-  dormant but   preparing; Turkey  full of  plots aud   assassinations;  Austria only awaiting  the death  of the aged   Emperor;   and   riots  and strikes  disturbing  the peace  of France.    In  no country under  the sun^does tranquility and prosperity prevail  to a greater extent  than the  fair  land we  have the  fortune to  live   in���British   Columbia.  The demand for pig lead is  now so great in Canada that the  Trail Smelter cannot supply the  demand.  An electric hoist will be installed at the Combination property near Greenwood, aud iu the  meantime work has been suspended.  Coal and Oil Notice  Notice is hereby given that 30 days  from date I intend to apply to the Chief  Commissioner of Lands for a license  to prospect for coal and petroleum qn  the following- described lands in the  Similkameen District: commencing' at  a post planted at the northwest corner  Lot 422; thence west 80 chains; thence  south 80 chains; thence easl SO chains;  thence north 80 chains to point of commencement, containing 6-40 acres more  or less.  Located this 16th day of December,  1910. C. M. Kingston,  J. H. East, Agent.  SCHEDULE OF GAMES  The following  is   U-je schedu'e  of games *to be   played  by   the  Boundard Hockey League teams:  Phoenix   and  Grand   Forks���Grand  Forks Jan.-2;  Grand Forks.and Plioenix���Phoenix  Jan. 9.  Greenwood   and   PhoenTx���Phoenix  Jan. 12. ���  Grand Forks and Greenwood���Greenwood Jan. 16.  Greenwood aud Grand Forks���Grand  Forks Jau, 20.  Phoenix and Greenwood���Greenwood  Jan; 24.  Grand Forks aud Plioenix ��� Phoenix  Jan. 27.  Phoenix   and   Grand   Forks-Grand'  Forks Jan  30.  Grand Forks and Green wood ���Greenwood Feb. J  Greenwood   and ' Plioeiiiy-Plioenix  Feb. 6.  Greenwood and Grand Forks    Grand  Forks Feb. l).  Phoenix and Greenwood-���Greenwood  Keb. 13.  Stomach Blood and  Liver Troubles  Much sickness starts with weak stomach, and consequent  ivt -  ective, mates ricli  n-d  blood and overcomes and drives'  out dise-i'.��(:-'>rudi'i;iii{{ bacteria and cures a whole multitude of disease:*. .'      .��  Oct riii ot' your Stomach Weakness and  Liver  La-.'.iness   by   taking   a  course of  Dr. fierce':, dolden medical Discovery  ��� tho great .Stomach Kestorative,'Ltver'  fnvi$orator and   Blood  Cleanser.  You can't , n(lord .to accept alny medicine of   unknown  ennpimitiini tis a substitute for "Golden Medical Discovery," v/liicli is a medicine oi1 known composition, having  a complete lisf of ingredients in plain English-on its bottle-wrapper, same being attested as correct under oath.  Or. I'.'erce's Pleasant Pellets regulate and Invigorate Stomach, L.tr  er and Bowels.  thence west 80 chains; thence north SO  chains, thence east 80 chains to point  of commencement, containing 640 acres  more or less,   -  Located  this   16th day of December,  1910. A. H. Noyes,  I J' H. Easl, Agent.  fit  The past year in the mining  industry in British Columbia has  been a good one. Great progress  has been made and an output of  increased yajue will be the result.  That the copper industry is in  better control than ever before is  generally believed, and there is  a better working basis on which  to keep the output within the demands of consumption.    ���  Coal and Oil Notice  Notice is hereby given that 30 days  from date I intend to apply to the Chief  Commissioner of Lands for a license to  prospect for coal and petroleum on the  following described land in the Similkameen District: commencing at a post  planted at the southwest corner of lot  2337; thence south 40 chains; thence  west 160chains; thehce north 40 chains;  thence east 160 chains to point of commencement, containing 640 acres more  or less.  Located this 15th day of December,  1910. James McArdle,  J.. H, East, Agent.  Coal and Oil Notice  Notice is hereby given that 30 days  from date I intend to apply tc the_Chief  Commissioner of Lands for a license to  prospect for coal and petroleum on the  following described lands in the Similkameen District: commenting at a  post planted about 40 chains south of  the northwest corner of Lot 422: thence  south 80 chains; thence east 80 chains;  thence north 80 chains; thence west  80 chains to pointof commencement,  containing640 acres more orlesi*.  Locaten this 15th day of December,  1910. Martha W. Kingston,  J. H. East, Agent.  ***  **!  Electric current supplied for Power, Lighting  HeaW and Ventilating Power fufnishe^  lor Hoisting and air-compressing plants, with  absolute guarantee of continuous power service  Get Our Rates. We Can Save You Money  +:  Jl  Chamberlain's Cough Remedy  never disappoints those who use it for  obstinate coughs, cdlds and irritations  of the throat and lungs. It stands unrivalled as a remedy for all throat and  lung diseases. Sold by all druK(*ists.  and dealers  and one who   was  probably most  from a spoon or imbibed through ! identified with its history and de-  Death of Early Settler.  The death of Frank Xavier  Richter at Victoria on Christmas  day removes one of the first settlers in  the  Similkameen   valley  Every person will be pleased to  know  that E. F. Voigt has very  favorable prospects  for closing a  deal for  bis mining  property on  Copper mountain, says the Similkameen   Star   of   the   30th   ult.  When it is  remembered   that  he  has   lived    with   his   family for  about a  dozen   years on  isolated  Copper  mountain it   will   be admitted   that a  liberal   reward  is  due.    Mr.   Voight   has  done   a  herculean   work   in   proying   so  large a property as Voigt's camp.  It all tends to  establish  the well  known reputation of Copper mountain  and will make   ior the general  good   of   the ' country.    No  details of  the  proposed turnover  have been  made public, but it is  said   that   a   smelter  is   in   the  agreement.  Coal and Oil Notice  Notice is Lereby given that 30 days  from date I intend to apply to the Chief  Commissioner of Lands for a license to  prospect for coal and petroleum on the  following described lands in theSim-  ilkairteen District: commencing at a  post planted at the southeast corner of.  pre-emption Lot 685, thence 80 chains  west; thence 80 chains north; thence 80  chains east; thence 80 chains south to  point of commencement, containing  640" acres more or less.  Located this  15th  day of December,  1910. S. J. Miller,  J. H. East, Agent.  Subscribe to your town paper��� the  Boundary Creek Times and keep  posted on all that is happening���only  $2.00 a year in advance; $1.00 for  six months.  Pacific Hotel  Grieg & Morrison, Prop.  The Pacific is the  Headquarters  for Commercial and Mining Men  Is steam-heated, electric lighted;  the rooms are lai'ge and cosy.  rhe Best Cuisine between  Winnipeg and the Coast.  ��>^->}*'4��'-f*'-^'*|**f**f''-f*  WATER NOTICE  a straw with perfect safety.  There is consternation in high  society circles In Ottawa over tbe  rumor that the Duke of Con-  naught is not .likely to be the  next occupant of the vice-regal  chair. Visions of a court presided over by a prince of ttie  royal blood have been rudely dispelled and the presentation courtesy before an ordinary peer will  have no more animation than a  calesthenic exercise at a physical  culture school.  Mr. Martin Schuman of New  York possesses ' qualities that  characterize eminent ' diplomats  and successful financiers. The  members of his family had loii-,"  pleaded with  him to undergo an  velopment. He had reached the  allotted three score and ten  years, at last passing away from  the effects of heart trouble. He  was on his way to California accompanied by his wife but was  taken seriously ill at Victoria,  from which he never rallied. Deceased was married twice and  leaves a large family. His home  at Keremeos consisted of a large  estate of medow and orchard,  also large herds of cattle and  sheep and bands of horses. Land  held by the deceased in the vicinity of Pnnecton is valuable.  The estimated value of the whole  estate is a little more than a million dollars.  OVER 88 YEARS-  EXPERIENCE  Trade Marks  Designs  Copyrights Ac.   ih and description ma}  quickly aiceruiln our opinion free whotlier an  ' itl<*r ' "--*-  *"      "  Anyone lending a sketch and description may  Hilcklj aiceruiln our opinion free whotlier an  invention Is probably patentable. Communication! atrlctlT confidential. HANDBOOK on Patents  ���ent free. Oldest afrencj* tor securing patents.  Invention Is probably patentable.   Communlca.  tioniatrlotlTconfidential. HANDBOOK      "  ���ent free. Oldest a coney for securing  Patents taken through Munn & I  tpecial notice, without charge, In tha  Scientific Jftttericati.  "A handsomely Uluatrated weekly. Largeat circulation cf nny aclentlflc Journal. Terms for  Canada, $������>."' a 3 ear, postage prepaid. Sold by  all newsdealers.  MUNN &Co.38��B"��^. New York  Branch Offloe, 635 F Bt, Washington, D. C.  Coal and Oil Notice  Notice is hereby given that 30 days  from date I intend to apply to the Chief  Commissioner of Lands tor a license to  prospect for coal and petroleum on the  following described land in the Similkameen District: commencing' at a post  Ut the southeast corner of Preemption  Lot 685, thence south 40 chains; thence  west 160chains, thence north 40chai��s;  thence east 160 chains to point of conf-  mencement, containing-640 acres more  or less.  Located this 15th day of December,  1910. G. M. Ffipp,  J. H. East, Agent.  Have you a weak throat? If so,  you cannot be too careful. Vou cannot be-fin treatment to early. Each  cold makes you more liable to an-  other and the last is always the harder  to cure. If you will take Chamber-  Iain's Cough Remedy at the outset  you will be saved much trouble. Sold  by all dru-r-rists and dealers.  Do you owe the Boundary Creek  Times for your subscription? Your  paper label tells the story. Brinu- it  in.-    It will be very acceptable.  FRATERNAL SOCIETIES  r  NOTICE Ir hereby given that aa appllcl-(  tion will be made under part V. of the  " Watered, 1909." to obtain a license in the  Sijnilkan'een Division of Yale District.  . (a.) Tl.e name, address and occupation of the  applicant. ��� Jerome McDonell, Anaconda, B. C.  Farmer.  (b.)   The name of the lake, stream or source. !  Spring on Little Frank mineral claim ou South  Liad creek.  (c.) The point of diversion is at the spring-  close to the northwest corner of Little Frank  mineral claim.  (<U The quantity of water applied for, ln  cubic feet per second, is Ten (10) inches (10-85  cubic feet).  'e.J The character of the proposed works.  Pipes and flumes.  (f.) The premises ou which the water Ib to  be used.   My pre-emption No. 2935.  (B-) Tie purposes for which, tbe water is to.  be used.   Irrigation.  (h.) [f fpr irrigation describe tbe land intended to be irrigated, giving acreage. Mt  pre-emption No. 2935, consisting- of 28 acres,  more or less. ,  (j.l Area of Crown land inteuded to be occupied by the proposed works. .None.  (k.) This notice Was posted on the 10th day  of September, 1910, and application will be made  to the Commissioner on th% 25th day of October, 1910.   .    ��� .  (1.) Give the names and addresses of anr ;j  riparian proprietors or ltcencees who or whose'.',  lauds are likely to be affected by the proposed j  works, either above or below the outlet.   Tlie  GREENWOOD  ana MIDWAY  STAGE  Iyeaves   Greenwood at 7 a.m. to  connect with Spokane train; and  at 1 p.m.  with Keremeos train.  J. McDonell.  It  idnnell, Anaconda, B. C.  v JEROME McDONEI.1.,  ' ..     Anaconda. B. C.  __^fi  ���t* IT JP ����� IT jr js" Uf |T jf JP jp IP JC* Jf ��c JT  Coal and Oil Notice  Notice is hereby given that 30 days  from date I intend to apply to the Chief  Commissioner of Land and Works'for  a license to prospect for- coal and petroleum on the following described  lands in the Similkameen District:  commencing at a post planted at the  southeast corner of lot 424, theace east  80 chains; thence north 80 chains;  thence west 80 chains; thence south to  point of commencement, containing  640 acres more less.  Located this 16th day  of  December  1910. Frank L. Smith,  J. H. EJast, Agent.  PRIME  HAY  If   you  are   a subscriber   of   the  Times ;ind   not paid  up, $2.00 from  operation for appendicitis, but he you would be very acceptable.  FOR  SALE  Coal and Oil NOtice  Notice is hereby given that 30 days  from date I intend to apply to the Chief  Commissioner of Lands for a license to  prospect for coal and petroleum on the  following lands in the Similkameen  District: commencing at a post planted  at the southwest corner of Lot 424;  thence north 80 chains; thence east 80  chains; thence south 80 chains; thence  west 80-Zchains to point of commeiie-  ��ent, containing 340 acres more or  less. Located this 16th day of December 1910. F. H. Knight,  J. H. East, Agent  MASONIC  Regular monthly meetings of Greenwood  Lodtfe No. ZS, A. V. & M., are held oil the first  Thursday of each month at Fraternity Hall,  Government street. Visltlnir brethren cordially  welcomed. W. ElySON, W. M. J.S. 1IIRNIE,  Secretary.  I. 0. 0. F.  Boundary Valley Lodij-e No. 38, meets every  Tuesday evening at 8 p. ni. in the I. O. O P  hall. K. E. BROWN, N. G. GREV POND,  V. G. WALTER MURRAY. Rcc. Sec. A  hearty welcome to all visitinj- brothers.  KNIGHTS OF PYTHIAS  Greenwood Lod^e, K. of P., meets every  Wednesday evening at S p. in, iu K, P. Hall.  W. JOHNS, V. C. AUSTIN LOGAN, K. of R.  and S.    WM. LAWSON, (J. C.  W. F. M.  Greenwood Miners' Union No.22, meets eveo-  Saturday evening in Union Hall, Copper street,  at 7:30 p. m.. and at Mother Lode mine every  Friday evening at 7:30 p; m. LESTER Mac-  KENZIE, Secretary.  REBEKAHS  Greenwood Rebekah Lod-fe No. le, I. O. O. F.  meets lirst and third Mondays of each month  at I. O. O. F. Hall. MRS. THOMPSON, N. G.  MRS. AGNES FLEMING, V. -G. ROHERT  HALCROW. Rcc. Sec.  AT THE CHURCHES  Leaves Mother Lode  9.30  a.  111.  6:30 p'.  m.  Leaves Greenwood  2:00 p.   m.  8:30 p.   m.  Saturday   last    stage    leaves "  *>  Mother Lode 6 p. m.    Returning, **  "i leaves Greenwood 10 p. in. ?  5      ��� ;  ^           Greenwood Office ^  3 NORDEN   HOTEL *  tjp Jp ^P ^jp'tgm Jp vP *2P vP vP Jp uP Jp uP r3* vP ��9**  PROFESSIONAL CARDS.  Methodist ��� Rev. I. B. Hibbert  will conduct set vices in the Methodist  Church every Sunday. Morning, 11  a. ta,; Sunday School, 3 p. m. livening.  7:30,  Presbyterian���St. Columba. Services will be conducted morning- and  evening-, 11 a. m. ai'd 7.30 p. m. Sunday School 2.30 p. m. Rev. J. A.  Petrie, minister.  130 tons of baled wheat hay,  first-class quality. 15 tons  of No. 1 Timothy. Apply  to       R. G. SIDNEY,  b<diey,   B. C.   of   Lot   687:   then  Coal and Oil Notice    -  Notice is hereby g-iven that 30 days  from date I intend to apply to the Chief  Commissioner of Lands for a license  to prospect for coal and petroleum on  the following- described lands iu the  Similkameen District: commencing' at  a  post planted  at the southeast corner  Anglican���St.     Jude's.     Services:  Holy Communion at  8:30 a. ni., on 1st,  3rd, and 5th Sundays; Holy  Communion at 8:30 a. m., 1st, 3rd and Sth Sun-  i days;   morning-   prayer   at   11   a.   m.;  j evening- prayer at  7:30 p. m.; Sunday  1 school at 2:30 p.   in.    Rev, F.   M.   Hilton, vicar;  /. H. HALLETT  Barrister, Solicitor,  Notary Ptblic.  Cable Address:      ���'Hallett."  (Bedford KPNelll's  Codes < Moreing- & Neal's  I Lelber's  QnaanwooD. B.O.  O. AE. SHAW.  x   .  Dominion and Provincial  Land Surveyor,  Qreehwood, B. O.  P. O. Box 57, Phione 32.  ce   south 80 chains ' pastor.  Catholic���Church of the Sacred  Heart.���Divine service 1st, thirdand  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. I. A. Uk-daud, O. M. I.  WILLIAM FLEMING.  TRANSFER DRAYING  Furniture Moving a Specialty.  Leave orders at Matthews' Cigar Store.  H.W. FARMER A CO..  REAL ESTATE AGENTS.  Rock Creek, B. C.  Copper  New Edition of the  COPPER HANDBOOK  Vol. VIII., issued May', 1909, contains  1,500 pag'es, with nearly 50 per cent,  more matter than the preceding-edition. ..  The. chapters with mine descriptions |  and on statistics have been carefully  revised and the bulk of the matter  therein is  ENTIRELY NEW  ' *  There are 25 chapters.  Covering  Copper History, Geology ���y  Geography,   Chemistry,   Mineralogy,  Mining, Milling, Leaching, Smelting,  Refining, Brands, Grades, Impurities,  Alloys, Uses, Substitutes.Terminologjyy  Deposits by Districts, State8,Countries,  and Continents, Mines in Detail, Sta- ,  tistics of Production, Consumption, Imports, Exports, Finances,   Dividends,  The Copper Handbook is concededly -  World's Standard Reference  Book on Copper.  The Copper Handbook contains, in  this new and greatly enlarged edition,  about 50 per cent, more matter than  the Bible���though, not necessarily a.  better book because of its great bulk.  Itis filled with PACTS of vital importance to.  THE INVESTOR  THE SPECULATOR  THE METALLURGIST  THE CONSUMER  THE MINER  Price is $5 in Buckram witb gilt top,  or $7.50 in genuine full library morocco.  TERMS are most liberal. Send no  money, but order tbe book sent to you,  all carriage charges prepaid, on one  ���week's approval, to be returned if unsatisfactory, or paid for if it suits. Can  you afford not to see the book and judge  for yourself of its valne to you ?       ,  WRITE NOW to the editor and publisher,  HORACE J. STEVENS  36, SHELDON BUILDING, HOUGHTON, MICH., U.S.A.  Make use.pf the want  ad.  column  i It will do the work for you at less cost j  j.aiid be more effectual.  SUBSCRIBE FOR THE  \  -  1-,  At^r&fr^*- -tfgfL  l^^s  "^  THE  BOUHDARY CREEK TIMES*  rtjir Cough and Builds up the System  When you are all "run down"  you catch cold easily, and your  cough "hangs on"     By taking  MATfflEUS SYRUP  ���I lar anil Cod liver OU  yon not only core tie local  trouble but also permanently  strengthen the whole body.  The Beech Tar in the Syrup  is, soothing and healing while  the CodLiver Oil stimulates the  appetite and increases the  weight and bodily vigor Both  are united in the pleasant  tasting syrup.  The most successful Cough  Remedy known today is  Mathieu's Syrup of Tar aud  Cod Liver Oil.  Laroe baffle 35 certs,  /of life  J    J.L.M  MATH1EU CO, Prop'-.   BHERBROOKE. QUE.  DISTRIBUTORS FOB WESTERN CANADA  FOLEY BROS. LARSON & COMPANY  ROCK CREEK NOTES.  The year 1910 faas been a rec-  rrl year for prosperity and im-  rrovetnents in the Roc?-; Creek  listrict. The following new  wildings have been erected dnr-  og the past year:  Blacksmith shop, butcher shop  nd residence, barber shop and  tool room, school house for lower  toclt Creek school, residence on  ir. Goodman's orchard, residence  or Commander Lewis, residence  or Maior Anderson.  There is to be considerable  wilding activity in the spring,  ind wQl equal if not surpass that  )t 1910. Orders are out for the  reotion of an Episcopal church,  'bree new houses and three baron  or tbe inhabitants on* the i  ���ated fruit lands will be erected  in tbe near future.  Work on the Kettle River  Valley railway is now in full  swing, And before long- Rock  Ireek will be iu direct cpmmuai-  cation by railroad with all the  big western cities.  The Kettle-River Valley. Fruit  'Lauds Co., Ltd, report the sale  of two different lots since the 1st  of November last, and are hopeful of making a number of _ sales  early in the spring.  The ranchers on Nicholson  creek and others are endeavoring  to get the government's sanction  for another bridge over tbe Kettle river at a point near Mr. Hopper's ranch.  There was a jolly gathering at  the lower Rock Creek school on  the evening of the 23d, when  Santa Clans ably aided bv Mr. J.  R. Jackson CM. P. P.,) distributed prizes and presents to the  numerous children of the district  A touring theatrical troupe recently gave a very creditable performance at Larsen's hall.  The busicsts and mightiest little  thine tbat evcr was made ��Chamber-  lain's Stomach and Liver. Tablets.  They do the work when-ever vou  require their aid. These tablets  change weakness into stren*>th, list-  lessness into energy, gloominess into  joyousness. Their action is so gen-  de one don't realize they have taken  purgative. Sold by all druggists and  dealers.  CONDENSED  NEWS ITEMS  --Over $7,000,000 worth of new  cats and train equipment has just  been ordered by the Canadian Pacific Railway, all tu be delivered next  summer Two thousand refrigerator,  coal, box and other freight cars and  200 coaches and passanger  equipcment, including baggage,  press, sleeping, dining, parlor and observation cars are at present under'  construction in the company's Angus  shops Besides these, orders have  been placed with other firms for  2000 steel frame box cars uf 80,000  pounds capacity to cost over two  million dollars, besides SOO stock cars  and &Q flat cars. Orders for 75  heavy locomotives have jleen placed  in Canada at die Aneus shops, and  the Kingston and Montreal Locomotive Works.  A unique record is held by-Earl  Nelson, who was 88 years old_recent-  ly. He is- not only the "Father of  the House of Lords," but also enjoys  the distinction of being the only living  peer who was a member of that assembly throughout the whole of the  Victorian era. He was bom in the  reign of George JII., so that be h?s  lived under six sovereigns, and for upwards of 70 years he has drawn a pension of .��100 per week, granted to  the descendants of the Victor of Trafalgar. ~    G. T. P. employees have received  word from their representatives ii  Montreal that all strikers will he reinstated by January 1. There are  275.  "������  A national memorial to ABrah;  Lincoln, to be erected in Washington  cost of.$2,000,000,   is proposed  bill introduced by Senator Cullom  of Illinois.,      -   A Frank Opinion.  Commander Sims of the TJ. S.  navy was recently entertained in  London, and in the course of a  speech at a banquet declared .that  the United States would spend  their last dollar and last drop of  blood in aiding the British empire were it menaced. Despite  the commander's assurance that  he voiced only his personal opinion.. President Taft has ordered  an inquiry into the matter.  ACHES, PAINS AND  RHEUMATISM  Zam link will nlve you Ease  Have you a bad attack of general  aching' You know the Feeling  Limbs ache, nwsdes seem tn i])ave be  tired out, your back ich<-s now  and again a. tingle of rheumatism  strikes you here and there 'iour  chest feels tight, ther is a pVn be  your shoulder* Jnd altogether  you need toning up  Cold is responsible  Fur this condit-  n, and a vigorous application of  Zam-Buk will pur  u u n he    Tke  hot bath, if possible -���nl the rub  your chest and the achin��� limbs, well  with Zam-Buk,  Mrs. B. Gone, 70 Rcrkely St.,  Toronto; writes: "I cammt speak too  highly of Zam-Buk- A few weeks  ago I was suffering from a bad cold,  which had seeded in my throat, chest  and limbs. I tried all kinds of rcm-  :w and old, and found very  little relief until I used Zam-Buk.  Only applying this to my throat and  chest I (aund such case and relief  from the tightness and soreness I de-  lined to use only Zam-Buk. I  also rubbed it on mv -limbs where I  felt the rheumatic pains. In three  days from the time I first began ap-  plyine Zam-Buk I was free from the  cold in throat and chest, and also the  rheumatism in my limbs."  Zam-Buk will also be found a sure  cure for cold sores, chapped hands,  frostbite* ulcers, blood-poison, vari-  cose.sores, piles scalp sores, ringworm  inflamed patches, babies eruptions and  chapped places,  cuts,  bums,   bruises  s*�� in injuries generally.  druggists and stores sell at 60c. a box,  poat free from Zam-Buk Co.,  Toronto, upon-receipt of price. Avoid  harmful imitations and substitutes.  performed an imposing ceremony by  means of which one, George by  name, is to be officially crowned  'King .George  V   and a whole lot  more title,  The  i  fact is that ii  big show and a lot of us want to have  an orchestra seat. We figure that on  about five hundred plunks we may be  able'to climb a LoiidoA lamp post and  see the bi�� parade. Another five  hundred would get us quits, a few  more privileges, and with two thousand to blow in we ought to' get a doe-  gone good run for our money "  Fred Dancey, formerly editor of  the Nicola Valley News has purchased  the Merritt Herald and has added a  linotype to his plant.  , The Damper Lever of a  MAGNET  Wood Furnace  is "-riiera it .ought to be���at the &ont, readily reached without  groping in the dark or taking unnecessary steps. A turn of  the lever instantly changes the draft 30 the fire is quidoened  or checked, at wIIL Turned on, McClary's Magnet Wood  Furnace produces the strongest heat in a few minutes; and  the nickelled steel tubes radiate this heat for bour*rafter  tb-r^draiftsiB shut off. Because of this stored heat McClartfs  Ha^etWoodFunMcer is economical and a continuous roar-  ingfireisunnecesBary. The heat that goes ud the smoke pipe  of ordinary wood furnace-*, goes into the register pipes of the  ��� net. Like the position of the damper, the Magnet_Wood  (is rizht all through. Right in principle, right in con-  * *ht in materials. See the Magnet at the McClary  e nearest town. Write to nearest McClary branch  a detailed description. Free, pottp&id.  Bid for  Chilian battleships will be opened  London,   January 10.    The armor  for the two vessels  must be bought in England.  The Toronto Globe estimates that  the cost of maintaining the schools  tbat city in 1911 will be at least $1,-  500,000 and the expenditure'on ac  commodation fully three-quarters-of.  million.    Joseph Gorbin, indicted banker of  New York swallowed a table-spoonful  of hyocene just before he was taken to  court for trial. Gorbin was indicted  for wrecking a bank, and rather than  face trial he attempted- suicide. A  stomach pump was brought into requisition, and Gorbin may yet meet  his just deserts on this earth. The  poison he took was the same as Dr.  Crippen administered to his wife, and  which he was executed for in  land a few weeks ago.  A plot to assassinate   King I '        ,  has been   unearthed  in   com -  with the discovery of a bomb .'��  in the east end of London, aci     '  secret operatives an offici I  Scotland Yard, says and t*enu>g  paper. The discovery of the infernal machine works is a sequel to the  Houndsditch crime in which three  policemen were killed by foreign  burelars, the report says: They assert further.'than no robbery, but anarchy was a qualification of the gang-  Documents found. at~the bomb factory and at the burglars' lair in  Houndsditch, the authorities sa7,  prove conclusively that a plan existed  kill King  George oii Coronation  Day.  .  Application for still another railway  charter in connectiou with the development of the northern areas ofthe  province has just been given notice of  by the solicitors of the promoters of  Ke Naas and Skeena Rivera Railway  Co , which proposes to construct and  operate a standard line of railway from  Groundhog Valley down the south  side of the Skeena to its junction with  the Slan Geest river, thence up that  the Fifth Cabin on the  iph   line,  westerly  above Blackwater lake and. di  Blackwater river to the Naas; thence  dowiytfce Naas to Naas bay. Thi  promoters represented in the present  application by Barnard & Robertson,  of Victoria, further seek authority tc  build a branch line from the junction  of the Skeena river with Courier  Carrier creek, and up that creek to  Blackwater river-  Says the Lethbridge Saturday  Courier    "Next June  there will be  1/-  New Scale of Advertising.  The newspapers of Phoenix,  Grand Forks and Greenwood have  adopted the following scale of  prices for legal advertising for  the year 1-)11:  Application for liquor license,  38 days, $4,00.  Certificate of improvement notices. f>0 days. $7.50.  Application to purchase land  notices, 60 days, $7.50.  Delinquent Co-owner notices,  90 days, glO.OO.  Water notices, 30 days, 515.00.  AH other legal advertising not  included in the above, 12 cents  per single column line for the  first insertion and 8 cents a line  for each subsequent insertion.  Chamberlain's Cough Remedy is a  very valuable medicine for throat and  lung troubles, quickly relieves and  cures painful breathing and a dangerously sounding cough which indii  congested lungs. Soiu by all druggists and dealers.  Before you take jjditr departure  Greenwood subscribe for yonr honie  paper, SI for sis months, or S2ayeai.  You will find it full of interest ta yan  wherever you are.  Chamberlain's Cough   Remedy is  :rydav cough  remedy  for  all the   troublesome and   dangerous  complications resulting from a cold  the head, chest or lungs.'   Sold by  all druggists and dealers.  Subscribe for tbe B. C. Times.  r,ff*"f.\Mous peSlfj  iS��W,'��_^    tnw   mm  ii  >i      _��  i  V  Piping 'Hot Water Always Ready  tor every occasion, with tbe Koolenay Steel Rai _  without "driving" the fire or wasting fuel.' The  generous firebox is built so that the water heats very  rapidly as it passes through the water front, and  gives a plentiful supply. One bath usually empties  the boiler heated by an ordinary range with the  result that the rest of the family must wait for more  water to beat. Not so with tlie boilur attached to  thc water front of a.  because the Kootenay never fails to heat as much  water as is required and as fast as it is used. Tin:  nearest McClary Agent will make clear to you the  ' r you ought to asm a Kootenay. w  For Sale by Russell-Law-Caulfield Co.  -THE  Boundary  Creek  Citnes  PIONEER WEEKLY  .     _ ___..      .-J-.tt(^*��JU0!B,.I*��J-y.  HOMER    WATSON  Canada's Great Landscape Painter.  Every great landscape artist is both a poet and a painter.   The imagination,,  _ ,_._.,.���?.?  xL. ���_, ,...:,,���_ the sympathy, the. rei-nren��,_g(^JoyD/i;kiushi|)  and coromu  ion with Nature of the poet, filteruiK through t^e nrukUl the artist  jdiuin of expression in brush and colors.   Every great painting is a  n paint instead oE iu print.  ffl of Homer Watson's, paintings, the put-  One'feels thia strongly in the presence of Homer Watson's, pa-ntangs, I  tine on canvas of a single mood, with detail ever subordinated to the --.-���  effect. They are never photographic, but nre always strom-ly lndmduiT interpretations, TVhetlier it be trough sea with the dancing foherWs under a dull.  rain-filled sky, the white mill catching tha high lights with na background of  foliase, tho bne rider bent over Mb horse plodding along a nun-washed mad.  soinanobla monarch fonit tree braying the elements, or-his interpretations of  any other moods of Nature, one always feels the sentiment, the richness of ciJor,  the atmosphere, tha glow, the feeling���all teem inseparable parte of a singlu effect.  The dainty daubs of detail characteristic of some painters find no place in Mr.  Watsons wort; it is ever bold, rugged, bread in treatment, breatfiiflg vigor and  ^^Hfoiner Watson was bom in thc little vilfcgc of Doon, on Grand River Ont.,  in iS5G, and aa a boy at school showed I113 natural instinct for art when Im sur-  reptiously drew on his fiUto an over-vivid pic-iura of the str-*"!* ami peculiar iva-  tuna of his ti-ach r, ihich drew upou lum dewnod piinislim-.nt im aeaiieu  to turn naturally to landscape ��ork, and his hrat laip -mntuig llw limeer  ��� i..i > ���i.���i, ...~��r,,l -I. tl.. i*rat exhibiUon ot the Itojal Catiwlian Ar-k-JLitry  ol Lome, and now luugs in a * Iuto of hunor m  _.. Lnstle, " " .     ,  Mr Watson has e-dubited at tho Academj  th- Row tnclish Art Club the Ijlaspow lnstitut-  t ora and lieui honored by onc-nruin e ^h-1*" ���" "'  , alira huntftii^Ltiii r thus in-ibhng   hJiuir      Hi.uukui itino,t uimialtn|��toTiicUni  u-id li r pi��A -<��> wiH to I     a up pennju  ���linsiniiis i > com- j.n- th* u-.    of one (���.tint*.  Send for the paper,  Subscribe for it,  Advertise m it  And let us do.- *  AllYtftrintiiig THE   BOUNDARY CREEK TIMES  **,  Alum  \yv  m  No Lime Phosphate;  W///.''/ '~\~SJ /      "lam quite        V CVff^.'.-^M  '(;/i"Im/Jj'       positive that the      ^"-XV  '���Jpf/^r use of alum baking       ^s  -"���^   powder ihould be condemned."  ���Prof. Vaughan. University of Micliigan.  In buying baking powder  examine the label and take  only a brand shown to be  made with Cream of Tartar.  GREENWOOD GRIST  Items of Interest   Picked Up  Here and There For The  Times Readers,  CREAM  Baking powder  A pure, wholesome, reliable Grape  Cream oi Tartar Baking Powder.  Improves the flavor and adds to  the healthtulness ot the food.  Jl  BanditS  Killed. lto the starting of forest   fires  by  Barricaded in their lair in a  house in the very heart of London's slums, seven anarcliists defied the police, the liro department and three companies of Scots  guards, all headed bv Home Secretary Churchill, until the house  was set on fire bv the shots of  machine guns and the defenders  were burned to di-Jith. The fisjht  began when lh<v police, seeking  two numbers <.!" the notorious  ' Houndsdileh" anarchist transr,  disc~>vered two of them in the  house. These m?n began the  battle bv lirinir down on   the un-  locomotives,   and   the    proposed  legislation on the question.  The Comtnision declares that it  has had investigations made bv  competent men and finds that  thirtv per cent of all forest fires  have been started by locomotives,  and that they have caused enormous loss. The legislation will  hold railways responsible for  damage caused by tires started by  locomotives unless it can be  shown that all reasonableprecaut-  ions have been taken to prevent  such fires.  The precautions will include the  armed officers.    Oth.r police were  t,,e best. *,ossib,e  spark-arresting  were called and the. Sets guards I devices,   efficicient fire   fighting  staffs to check   fires   which   have  been started,   and   the companies  were brought in. The defenders  still resisted. Others, evidently  belonging to the gang, and living  in the house, joined in the battle.  The attacking party at last  faced several desperate men,  heavily armed and firing with  reckless abandon into the ranks  of the attackers and the crowd of  spectators gathered by the sight  and sounds of the battle in the  streets.  After the fire the anarchists retreated to the roof, where-ihev  continued to pour shot from rifles  aud revolvers into the police until the flames ale away the supporting walls and the roof on  which they stood, fell with a  crash. All the men are believed  to have been thrown into tin* fire  and incinerated.  will have to show that there has  been no negligence on the part of  their employees iu allowing fires  to start or spread.  RAILWAYS RESPONSIBLE  The Conservation   Commission  has issued a statement in   regard  FEAR SNOWSLIDES  Residents of Burke and Mayo  are flocking to Wallace in fear of  a repition of the snowslides of  last winter, when eighteen persons were killed and several transcontinental trains hurled over the  mountain sides. The mountains  are covered with snow, and conditions are such that the monnt-  aineers think slides are almost  certain. Burke and Mayo are in  the narrow gulch with sheer  mountain walls on both sides,  rendering them easy objects of  destruction by slides. Both towns  arc practically deserted.  TO RENT���Pianos also sewing  machines.    Enquire of A. L. White.  j��j*j*jtjtjejitjij��jitjijsjtjtjuj* ^i^tjc^t^ijijijtjtjtjtjtjt^tjtji^i^  FIRST RATE CAFE  AT THE  WINDSOR HOTEL  greenwood. b. c.  Oren Day and Night  ERNIE CARTIER, Manager  i  i  LADIES  I Do ypu want (��li iEnglislt initial note jj  | paper  and  envelopes  to   write   your  I letters on?    If you do  J}     . Call at THE TIMES OFFICE  i Prices moderate ��  fc&*53��S3��SS**--  . The Civic election voters lists can be  seen at the post, office this city.  TO LET���Furnished house, centrally  located, moderate rent. Enquire of A.  L. White.  Mr. Ketchum, of W. A. Keith &  Co., Beaverdell, was with us this  week.  For Sale���An A. 1. cutter practically new, with pole, $35.00 Apply  A. L. White  Moving pictures, stereopticon view  and vocal 'favorities at Star Theatre  tonight, take it in.  The Ladies Readini* club will meet  at the residence of Mrs McCutcheon,  on Saturday January "th.  Arrange to meet your friends, and  take tea, on Saturday afternoon next,  with the Junior W. A.  Greenwood members ofthe roaring  game hada curling bout with brothers  of the stones at Phoenix on Monday  last.  Mr. Jas. Bush and family, of Midway, spent the New Years Day, at  Greenwood guests at the Windsor  hotel.  Any person who wish to join, the  fruit packing school at Grand Forks,  are requested to send in their names  to the secretary J- D. Hdnsberger.  Mrs. H. Colin Cummins will receive on Wednesdays, 2nd and -*-th  and not on 1st Fridays as announced.  A. L. White's trunk line from  Toronto to Greenwood. He has  got it all stored at the O. I. C. store  , If not otherwise engaged, give the  Star Theatre your company, it is up  to you to encourage this enterprise  of a local man.  Hockey match, first of the season  between Phoenix and Grand Forks  will be called on at the latter place on  this Friday evening.  Do not forget the date of the tea to  be given by the junior W. A., at the  Woods Block, "The Hall" will be  open to all. Bring your friends and  your money, on Saturday, January 7,  1911.  Saturday January 7th is the date set  for the J. W. A. tea at the Hall,  Wood's Block, doors opened at 3  p. m., all are welcome.  Travel at Christmas tide is invariably quiet, as all who can possibly do  so give their families or friends the  benefitof their company at this season.  It is our intention and made possible by the kindness of R. G. Hargreaves, to publish each week, the  thermometer and Barometer reading  for that peroid.  Jaynes the grocer will move into  his new quarters, the store formerly  occupied by W. W. Craig, about the  first of February. A good move,  and we wish him all prosperity.  The usual quarterly Communion  service, St. Columba Presbyterian  church will be held next sabbath  morning, January 8. All members  Christian denominations are welcome.  That little pow wow at the Imperial last week. Engineered by the B.  C. C. faternity, though few in number, it was away up in jollity and a  real nice time. In fact it was the clear  quill, and most enjoyable.  Mayor Mcintosh acceptance of  nomination as mayor for another term  and also the announcement of F. B.  Holmes as a candidate for mayor wtth  the personnel of his aldermanic colleagues appear in another column.  Members of Greenwood Typographical union No. 358, are appear  ing with considerable dignity, smoking  " Kelowna Specials" with the compliments of Dr. R. Matheson, formerly   of   Phoenix,   but now of Ke-  lowna. The genial doctor is an ex-  typo and the "Specials were a Chrst-  mas rememberance to the Boundary  knights of the stick and rule.  The Farmer Institute at Myncaste  elected its officers for 1911 on the  4th January- Its standing financially  and otherwise is in a most creditably  shape and starts off with lots of push  for the coming season Nothing like  union. ,  The skating and curling rink will  be open to the public on this Friday  evening at 7:30. Ice in fine condition. General admission adults  25 cents. Season tickets for sale at  various places.  Star Theatre tonight, Friday, new  films of most interesting events.  Special subjects, stereopticon views,  clog and chair dancing by C F.  Smith. All combined making a first  class show.     "Take it in."  The parishioners of St. Judes  cnurch 'Episcopal' presented their organist Mrs. Bert Taylor, with a very  handsome piece of silver plate, as an  expression of their warm appreciation  of her services  James our local photographer has  succeeded in taking some very good  views of our curling and skating rink,  during its construction. They can be  purchased at his studio at a very moderate price.  The skating and curling rink has  started business for the season. The  ice getting in fine order- The  hockey boys had their first pratic.e on  Monday evening. Their uniforrps  having been received and their appearance is higly approved.  The fire at the Rawhide mine,  Phoenix, on Monday morning last,  destroyed the blacksmith shop, machine shop and office. The fire  started at 5:30 a.m. Work which  has been interupted will be resumed  in a week or fortnights time  The Knights of Pythias Ball on  Monday last was "just immense"  about 75 couples were present.  Bush's orchestra did extra fine with  music. Floor was in splendid order.  The management was in the right  sort of men and all went merrily and  closed about 3:20 a m.  M. T. Royds, who has been manager for the B. C. Teiephorie company at Phoenix and Greenwood,  has been transferred to Vancouver.  H. Legault, formerly of Phoenix but  now of Grand Forks, will henceforth  be in charge of the company's business in the Boundary cities.  The following members representing the Greenwood Curling club,  visited Phoenix on Monday for the  usual friendly New Year's competition: D, A. McDonald, J. A,  Petrie, J. S. Birnie and J. A. Russell.  They succeeded in winning two  games out of three and returned  home after a very pleasant day's enjoyment.  ELECTION   NdTICE.  Corporation ofthe City of Greenwood  PUBLIC NOTICE is hereby Biven to the  electors of the Municipality of tlie City of  Greenvood, that I require the presence of the  said electors in the City Hall in the City of  Greenwood on the itth day of January, lull, at  12 o'clock noon, foi1 the purpose of electinj;  persons to represent tliem in' the Municipal  Council ns Mayor and Aldermen,' and for the  purpose of electing one person-as School Trustee for the Greenwood City School District.  The mode of nomination of candidates slmll  he as follows:  The candidates shall he nominated in writing ; the writing shall he subscribed hy two  voters of the municipality ns proposer and  seconds', and shall be delivered to thu Return-  in-; Officer at any time between the date of the  notice and a p.m. ,of the day of the nomination  and in the event of a poll being m.-cessary, such  poll will ce opened on the lath day of January,  A.D. lilll,between the hours of !i a.m. and 7  p.m. at the said City Ollico, of which every per-  son is hereby required to tuke not-lee and t?ov-  ern himself accordingly.  ('UAI.IFICA'I'IO.NS.  ' The persons ipialslii'd to lie nominated fur  and elected as Mayor of Ilu. City shall be such  persona as are male British subjects of the ful|  aneof tweiily-one years, and are not disqualified under any law, and have been fur tlu< six  months next prcced'un* tin day of nomination  the registered owner, in the I,and Itecistry  Ollice, of real property In the city of the as  sessed value on the last inuiiicip.-il assessment  roll of One Thousand Dollars or inure; over ami  itliuveitny ruKistei'ed judgment nr rharce ami  who are otherwise duly qualified us municipal  voters.  The piirsoiisqiinhlii'd tu be nominated for and  I elect!(I ns Aldermen of said City, shall be  such  I persons as arc male Hritisli subjects of the  full  j awe of twenty-one years, and are  not disquall-  lied underanylaw. and have been fur six mouth,,  next preceilinK the day of nomination the registered  owner,   in   the   Laud Registry Ollice, of  land or roal property in the city of the assessed  value, on the last Municipal Assessment roll of  tive   hundi'eil dollars or more over and  above  any i-et*isteied judgement or  chaiKC. and who  are otherwise  duly   qualified   as   municipal  voters.  Any person, huiii-r a householder in the  Greenwood City School District and lieim; a  British subject of the full aire of twenty-one  years and otherwise qmililied by the Public  School Act to vote at nn election of Schonf  Trustees in the snid School District is qualified  to be nominated an elected as School Trustee.  Given under my hand at Greenwood this .'list,  day of December, A.D. liilu.  G   ii. TAYLOli,  Returning Oflicer.  -PRESENTATION  Mr. H. Browning who left on  Friday's Great Northern train for  Victoria, was presented on the  evening previous with a very  handsome gold watch by his fellow worker at the B. C. Copper  compauy's office, as an expression  of their hearty esteem and good  fellowship.  Weather Report  The following thermometer  readings for the week shows the  temperature as registered each  day and furnished by R. G. Har-  graves:  Saturday- 6 below zero  Sunday- 4 below zero  Monday  zero  Tuesday 26 below frz  Wednesday- 28 below trz  Collection Letters  "Vancouver Merchants have given  systems a three year trial and are satisfied."  I will send copies of three specially  drafted "COLLECTION LETTERS" upon receipt of ONE DOLLAR, and invite you to investigate  the statement at the top.  Thos- Connor,  Room 3, Court House Block,  Vancouver, B. C.  For Sale at a Bargain���One  Solid Oak Show Case, also  One Solid Oak Hall Rack  with Mirror. The Hunter  Kendrick Co., Ltd.  Hot house lettuce and, raddishes received fresh each week at Russell-  Law-Caulfield Co.  Make use of the want ad. column.  It will do the work for you at less cost  and be more effectual.  , Dig up your subscription to your  home paper���terms are in advance  Let us have it, please.  For ���Sewing- Machine Needles and  Oil see A. L. White, the Stove and  Furniture man.   Phone 16.  .'  COUNCIL MEETING  The City Council met; in regular  session Wednesday evening. The  usual business was transacted,  bills allowed, etc. Application  was made to the council for a permit to pull off a boxing match on  14th, which was granted.  The Mayor thanked the council  for their support during the year  and the council tendered the  mayor a vote of thanks for his  services and support during his  term of office.  JAMES  THE  Photographer  DEADWOOD  ST.  GREENWOOD,   B. C.  Has a new equipment for  Photo work and can turn out  as good work as any in the  land.    Give him a trial.  MINERAL ACT  Form'F.  Certificate  of Improvement  Notice���"Arlington" and "Head  light" Mineral Claims, situate  in the  Greenwood Mining Division of Yale  District.    Where   located���In    Arlington Camp.  Take Notice���That I, Isaac H.  Hallett, as agent for William Frederic Proctor, Free Miner's Certificate  No. B29169, intend, sixty days from  the date hereof, to apply to the Mining Recorder for Certificates of Improvements, for the purpose of obtaining Crown Grants of the above  claims.  And further take notice that action,  under section 37, must be commenced before the issuance of suce Certificate of Improvements.  Dated this 15th day of September,  A. D. 1910.  I. H. HALLETT.  B, C. Hair Goods Emporium  Announces to the ladies of British  Columbia that by recent importations  theis stock of Hair goods is most complete in all particulars. Wigs, toupees,  transformation pompadours, switches,  puffs and curls, all of which will be  furnished at less money than you can  obtain by ordering abroad. This  business is my especial calling, and  being thoroughly understood, we are  in a position to guarantee perfect satisfaction to those who favor us with  their patronage. Our new catalogue  will be mailed on application by post  card, and which will be found most  useful. We also make up switches  out of your own hair combings, prices  ranging from $1.00 to $2.50. Our  mail order department has the most  prompt attention.  LEO MUELLER  Masonic Temple,   Vancouver, B. C.  SEALED TENDERS addressed to  the undersigned, and endorsed "Tert-  der for Public Building, at Grarid  Forks, B. C" will be received at  this office until 4- 00 P. M., on Wednesday, December 28, 1910, for the  construction of a Public Building at  Grand Forks^B  C  Plans, specification and form of  contract can. be seen and forms of;  tender obtained at the office of Mr.;'  Wm. Henderson, resident architect,  Victoria, B. C, at the Post Office,  Grand Forks, and at this Department-  Persons tendering are notified that  tenders will not be considered unless  made, on the printed forms supplied,  and signed with their actual signatures, stating their occupations and  places of residence. In the cases of  firms, the actual signature, the nature  of the occupation, and place of residence of each member of the firm  must be given.  Each tender must be accompanied  by an accepted cheque on a chartered  bank, payable to the order of the  Honorable the Minister of Public  Works, equal to ten per cent (10 p,  c.) of the amount of the tender,  which will be forfeired if the person  tendering decline to enter into a contract when called upon to do so, or  fail to complete the work contracted  for. If the tender be* not accepted  the check will be returned. '  The Department does not bind itself to accept the lowest or any tender.  By order,  R. C. DESROCHERS,  Secretary.  Department of Public Works,  Ottawa/November 24, 1910.  Newspaper will  not be  paid  for  this advertisement if they insert without authority from the   Department.  Nomac Investment Co.  419-420 Lindelle Blk.  SPOKANE, WASHINGTON  Exclusive Brokers for the sale of the Western  issue of the Greenwood-Pnoenix Tramway Company. We shall be glad to answer any inquiries^  regarding this stbek. We also handle the stock  of the Boundary Mining and Exploration Co.,  Ltd., and of the Freemont Mining Co.  ill  STOP THE CAR. ^  AT  OUR S'*ORE  0.1. C. Store  This Is  No recollection of  the past; no exaggeration of the present, but should be a  forecast of the future  A. 1. WHITE  this week received his large  semi-annual consignment  of  Trunks, Valises & Suitcases  On account of-the absence of street troleys he  had to requisition his Bled  for transportation from the  depot. Truly the prominence of Greenwood on the  map does not warrant this.  Certainly the size of the  shipment does not.  Call and See It  A.LWHITE  Phone 16  Greenwood, B. C.  5&5z&g&��72&2>7:=^^  The Coining Year  You will do well tp drink  our beer exclusively. You  will find that our  Papst Beer  not only has superlative qualities, but is nourishing. If  you don't know, the goodness of our beer begin 1911  by becoming acquainted.  There's both pleasure and  profit in the acquaintance.  Greenwood Ciquor go*  IMPORTERS  GREENWOOD  >&&&��&SHZ&ZZ��>?S&i2g>5&iS^  We extend to all our Patrons and  Friends our best wishes for a  BOOKS, STATIONERY, FANCY GOODS; MAGAi  Ti^'Wl'rD'^if*'- V1 ���  m��&*&jfe

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