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 VOL;.   12  GRJBE)NWdc||f B. d,   FRIDAYfMAI^FT-!^  -0-0��000<'j^><>��00<>00<>0<>00-00<>p<>0<K^^ tj  OLD-ESTABLISHED AND RELIABLE  Greenwood's Big Furniture Store  Spring  Goods  Arriving  No. 26  THE TUNNEL SCHEME TAKES SHAPE  Scheme Arouses Interest in Mexico-  An Announcement in Circulation  . Newhouse Tunnel  in Grand Forks--  -Facts of the  l-fflltH-n-  I  We carry the real thing in Linoleums, Carpets and  Rugsr-^'goods that will wear well and give good  satisfaction. Our stock is complete now and we  can suit you whether you want to furnish a shack  or a mansion.  Hew tapestry Curtains  Hew Cace Curtains,  Hew Couch 0ow$,  new table Covers  TMCoin  HOUSE FURNISHERS  Phone 27  Greenwood, B.C.  <K>0OOOO-0'O'OO0OOOOOO<K>^  I  S v. ������ ���  JUST TO HANP.  Everything   the  very latest in Ladies' and  Children's White Muslin Underwear.  0own$,  $Kfrtsf  Drawers*  ���bemfset  Corset 6wer$  Call and inspect our New Goods for  Dry Goods.  Millinery  ^J%^V*A��/>-,WJW-*>V/'N-V*-'--V^^  Sj^heir works shaftl/q  ^ know them  Wtw  On the merit of tlieir performances alone are  we willing to have them judged. Simplicity of  construction, combined^ with a skill in manufacture, which is the inheritance of generations, make ,  good time keepers and  consequently comfortable watches to carry.  Their efficiency is assured by a guarantee which enables  the owner to have any constructional defect remedied free of  charge by the nearest agent in any part of the world. They  are not made in grades which cannot be fully guaranteed.  A. Loaan &-'Go,  I  The fame of the tunnel proposal is spreading- to the uttermost  parts of the earth. From .where  the sun blazes, its way into the  heart of the earth in Medieval  Mexico to places in the north of  this illimitable Dominion, where  the iciness of the atmosphere  makes it almost impossible for a  sunbeam to penetrate, the mails  are bringing* inquiries to]tha Honorable, the Mayor of the city,asking for information. This is not  exaggeration. Why, even Grand  Porks, which never before saw  any good thing* come'out of Greenwood is devoting most of the news  space of its larger paper to the  tunnel scheme. Introducing the  subject the Gazette says:  "Not since the year 1901, when  Jay P. Graves, of Spokane,  brought about the amalgamation  of many of the low grade copper  properties in the Phoenix camp  and procured capital sufficient for  their successful development, has  an enterprise of such great importance to the Boundary district  been projected as that of driving  a deep tunnel to tap the high  grade ore bodies of the Greenwood  camp."  Speaking editorially it con-  tinues-  *'By the formation of the Greenwood tunael company~ibe -Boundary district will receive an impetus which it has not felt since  the advent of the Granby and the  C.P.R. into the district. Not only will Greenwood be benefited  by the company's operations, but  all sections of the Boundary,  where high grade ore. bodies  exist, will be affected to a greater  or lesser degree. Grand Forks  has many high grade properties  in its vicinity, both on Hardy  mountain and up the North Fork  of the Kettle River, and now that  a company has been formed to  operate by.deep tunnel at Greenwood, no doubt the. mine owners  in this neighborhood will adopt  the same method of developing  their properties; The Greenwood  tunnel, then, is not of local interest only, for it affects the whole  Boundary country and to some extent all mining sections in British  Columbia."  Some copies of the announcement of the company are in circulation. The company is to be  named the Greenwood-Phoenix  Tunnel Co., Ltd., and its promotion is in the hands of the Fiduciary Company, Chicago  The tunnel will be driven from  the base ot the Strathmore mountain and its outlet will be on the  Nelson mineral claim, owned by  the Strathmore and Helen Murine  Co. In the first three thousand  feet, it will cut several known  veins, four of which are on the  Strathmore and three on the Defiance. Betweeu this and the  Crescent mine, a distance of about  3,000 feet further it will cut eleven  more known veins. In the first  6,000 feet,' a total of eighteen  known veins all carrying, high  values have been found at or near  the surface and if the history of  practically every such project is  to be taken as a basis, the tunnel  may be expected to disclose double  the number of veins now exposed  on the surface.  At pressat the control of all  the properties directly along the  proposed route has been obtained.  As the scheme develops it is expected that the  owners  of   the  claims to the north and south of  the route will co-operate and that  the ccmpany will be able to operate these claims bp laterals.  From the high grade belt the  statement is very familiarly  made that about ,$990,000 has  been taken. When the veins on  the properties in this belt are opened up, the million dollar production up to the present, will be  as nothing compared to the almost certain results of develop.  men.t. What has been' done so  far, has in nearly every instance  been accomplished with very little  machiuery. The distribution is  made as follows :  Provideuce $400,000  Skylark L  200. OQO  Elkhorn ., ...., 100,000  Last Chance -,     SO,COO  E.P.U .:���    40,000  Strathmore     30.000  Bay L     15,000  Defiance.    10,000  Helen ...L .......    10,000  Gold Bug .....:..    10,000  Prince Henry :...,..      5,000  Miscellaneous         30,000  $900,000  The first resulis of the   tunnel  should be seen on the Strathmore  claim.    There are on the Strathmore three, known veins, only one  of which has been opened. In it  ,-.--������ '.-������������' .-&*-<  the'btoping work amounts chiefly to an incline making a vertical depth of 110 feet and from the  110 foot level.about 200 feet of  drifting has-been done on the  vein. The ore product so far  amounts to 215 tons, in money  $30,000. It is estimated that on  this yein there are 1,200 feet yet  to open and on the same basis as  the present work this should produce at least $180,000. The tunnel will open this vein about 330  fee#t below the 110 foot level and  on this proven basis of production will expose ore worth $540,  000. To attempt to continue this  exposition to compute at any  length, the richness of. the mountain between Greenwood and  Phoenix would lead us into figures which would hardly be comprehensible to many of us now.  That the high-grade belt holds  great bodies of. ore, experts tell  us and we believe, but to attempt  to say what is the amount, would  be foolish, for we do not know.  The Sifting8-News of Idaho  Springs, Colorado, recently published an interesting description of  the Newhouse tnnnel, an enterprise of great magnitude and calculated to become of great ben eflt  in the mine development of that  part of the state. Following is  from  the above-mentioned paper :  The ^Newhouse tunnel was the  pioneer crosscut tunnel in this  county, and was ridiculed for aeveral years as a foolish undertaking.  It was' claimed that valnes did  not extend to the depth at which  the veins wonld be cut by the tunnel, even if the veins were there���  a theory which was Upheld by  some of the leading mining writers  at the time, but which has since  been moBt emphatically disproved.  Samuel Newhouse located the  tunnel February 13, 1891, and  nothing further than surveying was  done until tbe spring of 1893, since  which time the tunnel has been  driven each year as follows :  FEET.  1893.     80  1894. 1405  1895 1992  1896 ..2061  1897 1080  1898     go  1899 455  WO-- 2885  1001 2524  1902  7,u  !904 1890  19-'B 678  190U..'. 2077  19>'7 258  Total length Jan 1, 1988, 17,540  Jt is estimated that the cost of  driving the tunnel and installing  permanent equipment is equivaleut  tc 830 a foot���a total investment  of leBs than 6550,000.  The revenue from haulage of 200  tons a day, at $1 per ton, would  yield over 870,000 a year gross,  and allowing for the operating expenses and maintenance, thia income would pay more than 10 per  cent on the investment.  As an illustration, a couple of  weeks ago one trainload of 41 cars  was pulled out of the tunnel with  a single locomotive, Eacb of the  cars contained more than two tons.  The one trainload shows the possibilities, and 200 tone a day, with  the facilities at hand, could easily  be multiplied five times, and make  the earning capacity of the New-  house tunnel not less than 50 per  cent, per annum on the money invested.  The Newhouse tunnel is four-  fifths completed. Thero remains  yet a little less than 4,000 feet to  take the heading to its projected  terminal under the Enreka shaft.  The tunnel" company is indep'ena-  ent. The three connections with  the surface made it unnecessary to  longer maintain artificial ventila-  9  tion, -and the small amount of  power required to operate the electric railway, the employment of  motormen, dump switchmen, track  and car repairers, is "practically all  the expense attached to tbe handling of traffic.  There was approximately, on  January 1, 1908, over 16,000 fee-)  of laterals driven on the various  veins intersected by the Newhouse  tunnel, making altogether more  than six miles and a quarter of underground workings as the result  of the driving of the tunnel. The  tunnel company derived a revenue  from hauling every car of ore and  waste taken out in extending these  laterals.  FEBRUARY  SHIPMENTS  THE GRANBY  For the month of February, the  Gcanby mines at Phoenix shipped  to the smelter at Grand Forks  8o, 155 dry tons of ore. This output has been exceeded only twice  in the past year, the July shipment being 8o,216 tons and the  October shipment 86,711 tons. It  exceeds the output for January  by 5,952 tons. The entire shipment for 19o7 amounted only to  613,567 tons while in two months  this year it Has made 154,358 tons  or over one fourth of the total  shipment of last year.  CARD OF THANKS  MONDAY'S   MEETING  The City Clerk had a sheapof  communications to read to the  members of the council���Mayor  Bunting, Aldermen Wilson, Mortimer, Meyer, Gulley and Fleming who were present.  The Provincial Secretary sent-  official notification of the appointment of Aid. Jas. Sutherland and  Duncan Mdutosh, members of  the Board of License Commissioners and of Alderman William  Boyd Fleming and John Lang ton  Coles as members of the Board of  Commissioners of Police for the  city.  Dr. S. S. Oppenheimer, M.H.O.,  reported that he hid made special examinatirs of the milk supply, the third he had made since  the beginning of the present year  and that the milk was up to the  standard and free from adulteration,  A. S. Black reported that he  bad held inquest on the body of  Mary Esteade.  Mussens, Limited, Vancouver,  were after the contracts for the  "Smith" mixture for our new cement sidewalks.  The Premier acknowledged the  request of Qthe city tor amendments to the Municipal Clauses  Act giving it power to aid a tunnel. G. R. Naden, re the same  matter had wired, amendments  requested favorably reported to  house by Municipal Committee.  The Water Committee -was given power to purchase, if -they so  desired a'Seagrave cut-off valve, at  a cost of $9.00.  "The  folio-wing aCCdunts-were  ordered paid:  Dr. Spankie    5.00  G.  H.  Cropley 16 00  White Bros    2 00  McCrae Bros. ,,.. 6.45  A. S. Black      10.00  The City Clerk was instructed  to forward draft for $540 to meet  interest due on by-laws 5 and 6  to the Imperial Bank, Montreal.  The Assessor was instructed to  begin and complete the assessment rolls on or before the 16th  inst.,on motion of Aldermen Gulley and Fleming,  Adjournment took place at 9.5  p.m.  BRINGING IN THE LOGS  It is estimated that the Yale-  Columbia Lumber Co. have cut  and will* bring down the Main  Kettle River about three million  teet of lumber, log scale. This  is only about one-fourth of the  amount taken out last year by  this company, as it suffered from  the hindrances in doing business  common to all the mountain companies in not being able to get  cars during the winter of last year  to ship the stock then on hand.  In the fall, it was estimated by  the Lumbermeu's Association  that the mountain mills had about  300,000,000 feet of lumber on  hand and as the financial conditions responsible tor killing the  trade last year have not loosened  very much, it is not probable  that much of this is yet shipped  The lumber coming down the  Maiu Kettle will be handled by  the mill at Cascade -which   will  Thc members of the Greenwood  Concert Orchestra  take this op-  .^   ,   _,     .  ,��� .   .     open about May 1st and will em-  portumty to thank the people for.  their geBerous patronage which  made their Leap Year Ball of  February 28, so great a success.  And, further, they wish to thank  those who so kindly and ably acted as Floor Committee ; also  Messrs. K. G. Warren, H. McKee,  and Wm. B. Fleming for donations.  ploy about 60 meu.  CURLING  The final ^-ame in the Burn's  cup comf etition will be played'this  evening between the rinks of  skips Birnie and Bunting. This  cup is now on exhibition at Logan and Co's store and is a very  "andsome cup.  If You Wish  to Buy  mm  Wire us for Quotations  Our facilities for buying  Dominion, B.C,, or  Granby Stocks  on the curb in New York  or Bostonareunequalled  Even our competitors  acknowledge v that we  can buy these stocks  cheaper than they.  Why ? Because our  Eastern connections are  of the very best.  The stock business is  a sideline with us consequently we can afford  to handle your business  on a very small margin.  Give us your limit and  we will fill your order at  a lower figure if possible  We will wire you the  New York opening quotations daily, if desired.  McDERMID &  McHARDY,  NELSON,    '',        B,C.  COPPER COSTS & PROFITS  Copper is hanging around 12 j��  cents.    The report of the Tennessee Company'for 1907, says that'  their cost of mining electrolytic  copper wos 12.22 and for casting  11.79 cents.   The company produced 12,569.019 pounds   of   fine  copper from its own ores, and 205,  133  pounds   from   custom   ores.  Of its product, 2,230,136   pounds  was electrolytically refined,  evidently for the purpose of recover-  ing the gold and- silver, contributed chiefly by the custom  ores.  The remainder was   sold   in  the  form of pig copper, the unrefined  product of the company's furnaces  being an excellent grade of casting copper.    Their   sales   averaged a little better than 20 cents,  making their net earnings   after  charging off $70,000 for   depreciation, $800,635; a total of $650,000  was distributed in dividends.  TIE TIMBER  It is estimated that the C.P.R.  will take four hundred thousand  ties from the Boundary this -  spring. Practically all of these -.  are being taken out from the  country about Boundary Creek���  Greenwood and Eholt are the  centres. Robinson and Warren  have the largest contract and are  to supply their number of seventy  thousand for four years.  Some of   the   contracts   given  are as follows:  Robinson add   Warren 70,000  C. J. McArthur 20,000  W. C. H. Wilson 20,000  Gillies and Co 15,000  W-. H.  Chesser 10,000  A. W. Wheeler  7,000  A. Vandergrift and  Co  6,000  Bailey and Co  S.OOO       *���>  McLaren  and Co  5,000  M.   Christians*-*-* , ... 3 000  C. Archibald.'  3.000  This week.s shipment of 23,663  tons of ore froui the Granby mines  makes still another new high record for that company for seven  days, last week,s shipment having;  also ieen a record.  \  ��� y  ���I: ���  i.ii  '$-H  ��  I'M  m  W'Y  YYfi  'gXg-'Y^TM  1  Si-'*,'.*  '��� i.  1  , i  -i.  *  lAi-li'tliii  At iii'lifr'ifti'Tryr THE   BOUNDARY   CREEK   TIMES  ���"=���2  *=*?  Cr-  (?"--  (r*--  Cr-*  6^  Cr*^  G=*  (F*  CF<  e^  CF*  CF*  <r*  CF*  CF*  (F*  CF*  (F*  CF*  CF<  <y��.  mf:  ..Bank of Montreal.  Capital, ail paid up, $14,400,000.        Rest $11,000,000.  UHDIV1DED   PROFITS  $422,689.98  Hon. President:   Lord Strathcona ine Mount Royai., G. C. M. G.  President:   Sir George A. Dr-jmmohb, K. C M. G. ���  Vice-President and General Manag*er :   E. S. CtoDBTON,  Blanches in London, Eng. jc1&n.prc"Slai.} Hew York, Chicago.  Buy and sell Sterlln-f Exchange and Cable Transfers ; Grant Commercial an  Travellers' Credits, available In any pirtjof the world,  SAVINGS BANK DEPARTMENT  Interest allowed at current rates  Greenwood Branch,    W. F. PROCTOR, Manager.  mwMMMMMmMmMMwmmM  -*=2  **--2  *4  ese Treaty Act and the Dominion  Immigration Act:  I would dismiss the appeal with  costs.  book also contains a* citation of [Starting the Amalgamated from  T  -I  C  CANADIAN BANK  OF COMMERCE  Paid-up Capital, $10,000,000. Reserve Fund. $5,000,000  HEAD OFFICE, TORONTO.  B.  E. WALKER, President. ALEX. LAIRD, General Manager.  BRANCHED  THROUGHOUT   CANADA  AND   IN THE  UNITED STATES AND ENGLAND  SAYINGS BANK~DEPARTMENT  BANKING BY MAIL  Business may be transacted by mail with any branch of  the Dank. Accounts may be opened, and deposits made  or withdrawn by mail. Every attention is paid to  out-of-town accounts.  J. T. BEATTIE, Manager  Greenwood  PROFESSIONAL CARDS.  I. H. HALLETT  Bahristbr, Soucitok,  Notary Ptbuc.  Cable Address:      ���- Ham.**-tt.*"  ( Bedford M'NelU's  Coijks ���< Moreln-r & Neal's  ir -   ���  I Lelber'8  Qamaawooa, B.O'  JS&PSgiqU  BOUNDARY  VALLEY   LODGE  ^���,-,A.--- Mo. 38.1.0. O. F.  r every Tuesday ETenlnn at 8 08 In the  O. F. Hall.    A cordial mitI Utlen '��� ax  Mocir  I. 0. ...   toiided lo all so'ot-mlnf** ferethern,  F.  SPEARING, S. E. BEL-T,  *���*   c V. G.     .  FRED B. HOLMES. Rec. Sec.  Cbc  Boundary Creet Times  issued every frltfav  BY THB  Honiulaiy Creek Printing and PnblisMug  CO., LIMITED,  Sb'IlSCRIPTIONS IN ADVANCE.  Pbk Yhak  2 00  Six  MtiNTHs  125  To Fo-a*.-<-N CoTJNT>ii--ta 2 50  ErJiTOR  A. T>. MaCfa.ki.anb  <UNION  FRIDAY. MARCH 6 W08  BOWSER REX.  Asa natural repult of his pre ity  generous and wilful handling of  issues of international importance  Mr. Bowser apparently has come  to think that the doctrine of lese  majeste applies to his actions in  that capacity. In the course of  his official duties, the other day,  Mr. Justice Clement judged it  necessary to protest forcibly  against the action entered by the  Attorney-general. The reason  why this became necessary has  been pointed out often in other  places but in order that it may  be made clearer, we give below  the judgment of Mr. Justice Clement. His words are well worth  the consideration of every citizen  of this province for the time has  come -when we must, if we are  to retain our self-respect, put  some curb on men who allow their  own personal gratification to imperil the constitutional structure  on which the greatness of this  Dominion depends. As yet we  are not definitely concerned with  die logical conclusion of the disruptive tactics of Mr. Bowser and  th*, few unbalanced extremists  from tbe Asiatic exclusion league  who do not represent tha general  spirit of that association. The  advantages of Confederation to  this province are quite too evident  for discussion. But the warning  raised by Mr. Justice Clement as  to the meaning of tha action entered sheuld be carefully read  and heeded.  The following is the judgment  of Mr. Justice Clement:  In the Supreme Court of British  Columbia, in the full court���Re  M. Nakane   and   T. Oksake���  Judgment ot the Honourable  Mr. Justice Clement.  I agree entirely with the learned chief justice and my brothers  Irving and Morrison, on the one  real point of these appeals. To  my mind the case for the appellant attorney-general is hopeless;  so hopeless that I feel constrained  to express my regret tha* it should  ever have been thought proper to attempt to enforce the  British Columbia Immigration  Act, 1908, as against these respondents,  We live in a federal system of  government. With regard to certain matters the Canadian people  speak as a unit, while as to other  matters we speak separately, and  if we choose, diversely by provinces. The system was brought to  birth onlv after long travail. The  minds of our best men were long  occupied in fixing upon the proper line of division between matters of general or Canadian concern and matters of more immediately local or provincial concern,  and the result of their labors as  embodied in the British North  America Act should be lovally recognized and respected. Nodoubt  honest differences of opinion may  exist in many cases as to where  the line is drawn by that act, or  as to the question on which side  of the line a particular matter  should properly fall. But to suggest doubt where no real doubt  exists, and particularly as to  matters apt to inflame, is not, in  my judgment, to be commended.  Such a matter we have here. This  matter of Japanese immigration  has been dealt with properly,that  is to say constitutionally, by the  the parliament of Canada ; and I  must say to my mind it smacks  strongly of disloyalty to our settled form*, of government when  the authories of one province undertake to over-ride and render  abortive the will of the people of  Canada���et quorum pars magna  sumus���constitutionally expressed in an act of the parliament of  Canada; and when they ever made  bold to forbid the honorable observance of our solemn engagements with a foreign power ;  I should perhaps add that I express no opinion as to the effect,  each upon the other.of the Japan--  The-Vancouver Sunset has a  few shells, hot and   smoking   to  drop on the doorsteps of the Provincial Government anent the estimates.   Victoria has  asked for  an appropriation to beautify the  the   Capital   city.    The   Sunset  says:    "And   before the Government appropriates $25,000 a year  a year for ten years, or any other  sum for any term, for  that   purpose, it needs to show that   it   is  big enough   to   build  necessary  trails and roads in constituencies  which send opposition   members  to the   legislatures.    Complaints  of neglect by the   Government of  such ridings as Yale,  Chilliwack  and others represented by Opposition members, are too numerous.  While  such   conditions    prevail  Victoria's plea should not be considered."  Not only are constituencies  sending opposition members to  the Legislature being practically  deprived altogether of any share  in the moneys taken from them so  liberally by the B.C. government  taxes, but the member for this  constituency has shown up the  way in which even the appropriations, that are made by the  House are stolen.from these constituencies. The Kettle River  Bridge was to be built in the  Greenwood district and appropriations were made last session  with tbat in view. Last Thursday in the House, Mr. Naden  charged that it was through "the  influence of the member for Similkameen that this bridge had  been started where it had. The evidence of Mr. Gamble throws  some light oa tbe differences between the site in Greenwood district and the other.  Mr. Gamble the engineer, in  his'evidence stated that after passing upon��the available sites for  the bridge he had decided upon  one in the Greenwood district.  The bridge would be 120 feet long  with 25 or 30 feet in  approaches.  The site used in Similkameen  required a bridge 144 feet long  with 160. feet of approaches. The  cost of the bridge at the site in  Greenwood would be about $4,000.  Tbat iu Similkameen would be  about $6,000.  He told of having gone last  year to the site and stopped work  after $1,800 had been spent, because the bridge was not being  carried out according to instructions.  The question will likely come  up in the House again later.  -I'll mn i  mmnmn. nm  <1  all mining aud water statutes not  included in appendix A in Vol. I  and. a large number of the statutes re water rights are recited at  length in the bock. CaTeful and  appropriate notes and references  are made throughout the book,  thus making it an invaluable treatise, at least, to every practising  lawyer in the province.  Every day some one, an authority in his line speaks of the wonderful wealth of British Columbia.  The reputation of this province  and particularly of the Boundary  is reviving every day, recalling  the boom days that every successful mining camp in the world has  had to glory in, and the remembrance of which each and eyerv  one of them has had in its turn  to endure for a time. The fact,  though, is that again British Co'-  nmbia is coming to its own and  the towns of the interior need only one thing to make the sunbeams of every day radiate with  gold. They-demand and require  as a condition, individual support  and faith in them from every single citizen they have The man  who hasn't this faith in his town  ought to move somewhere else.  Besides this there should be no  faction, no dissension. Pa!th and  no faction are good resolves for  desirable citizens.  straight shut down to full force  seems to big a thing to be done  on any other basis than fair promises for the future deliveries of  copper.  EDITORIAL NOTES  Mr. Justice Martin's Mining  and Water Cases, Vol. II, Part II,  has just been issued by the Cars-  well Co., Ltd., Toronto, and is a  most careful compilation of the  judgments in mining and water  cases given in the various courts  of this province up until January  1st, 1908. These two subjects  bave been associated in this work  by Mr. Justice Martin because c f  their evident relation. They involve legal questions of similiar  character. This volume is dealing with judgments since 1905,  many of which are very familiar  to the public of this vicinity. The  Do we need to remark again  that the pessimistic predictions  of November last as regards  Greenwood have never come true:  Every merchant in town has done  more business each month than  h: had expected.*  tising,   good    genuine   boosting  that makes the town forge ahead  No trains have been operatin**-  this winter over the North Fork  extension oE the Kettle Valley  railway, owing to the fact that  no permission to runsamejbas yet  been obtained from the railway,  commission. This, in turn, is  occasioned by the company having   built   over   some   pieces, of  Regarding the strictures of Mr  Justice Clement in respect to the'  action entered in the Courts by  the Attorney-general, the Sunset  (Vancouver), has the following  to say :  "That the Natal Act was poh-  tics,sordid, vote-catching politics,  no one with a grain of gumption  is blind to. Had the Government shown the slightest interest  in Oriental immigration since  Dunsmuir's reservation last April,  and during the stirring times of  last summer's influx, it might at  least plead consistent adherence  to a principle. It introduced the  Natal Act as a rash piece of politics, and now it is getting its fingers properly singed.     .    .    .    .  The rebuke which has come  from the bench it richly deserved,  and it is well for the province  that there is at least one fountain  of opinion not yet tainted by the  vote-catching mania which has  marked the course of the Legislature on the Natal Act during the  present session."  The January number of the B.  C. Mining Exchange contains a  review of Bounda'ry mining for  1907, illustrated by views of Rossland; Phoenix, Grand Porks and  Nelsoa. Greenwood which by  every principle of nature or reas-  O . is the c >mmercicil a ul miri g  c a'le of this whcledh riot isuut  sho.-.n lis upto Groenwood *o  get a Pub'icity liureau or something lu do the work of looking  after adveriisinid; this cim^. I��  maybe iij'��ney that makes -he  mare go and love that makes tbe  world go round,, but   its  ad ver-  Pacific Hotel  Grieg & Morrison, Prop.  The Pacific is the Headquarters  for Commer-cial and Mining- Men  Is steam-heated, electric lighted j  the rooms are large and cosy.  The Best Cuisiue between  Winnipeg and the Coast.  -f�� 4* *$��� -f* *f* 4**���$��� 4* --fr  Grand Forks is to have a n��w  hotel, the Queen's, costing $10,000,  On Sunday last that city became  a passenger divisional point for  the Great Northern Railway���  This resulting from the require  ments of the new American Federal law demanding a 9-hour day  for all; railway employees. It is  also rumored again aud with some  show of truth that the C.P.R. is  'to.take oyer  the  Kettle  Valley  lines, otherwise  known   as  the  ground to which it has no title, I u^^ Uae_,,   This M lookg  according to report.   This matter! pretty good for the city  over the  is now being settled in the courts ^m^.  -fr  4  -USES':  YEAR OLD BOY COULDN'T STAND!  Limbs Weakened by La Grippe  Made Strong by Zam-Buk.  Mrs. T. Brixton, of s'Woodworth A*��e., St Thomas, Ont, sayst  I had had some experience as to the sfflcaxj bf Zun-Buk in healing; sores,  cuts, etc., and had heard good reportsfrom friends who also tried this tabs,  so when a year ago rny little Ud, four vein of age, wm left weak in the limbs m the  result of a severe attack of influenza, I T>egsn rabbin-*; in the Zam-Buk. Hii legs  were so we-nlt, he woulil tremble and shake and was unable to stand for any length of  time. Frequent applications of this ointment well rubbed in, teemed to strengthen  liim daily, and in a very short time the shaking and trembling in hit limbs had- been  banished.and he soon got strong and able to run about, thanks to Zam-Buk."  Zam-Buk i�� a splendid r/mbrocation for ih��um��ti��m, sciatic*-*, ���te,, and ts  wltheot canal  juaiiealing balm.  ���Vroar.A.T'   Z-A-M-B-CriC   OtTBHS.  Zam-Buk cui-es ents, burns scalds, ulcers, liacmtm, Itch, barbtt'i  raii, blood poison, bad leg, unit rheum, abraslni, abscesses and all  skin injuries ahd dis-  e.-ies. Of'all stores  aiid drup cists 50c. box  r��* from Zam-Buk Co,  T-ironti". i^-it-pairl for  prit-c 1 boxes for St. 25.  l leg, -Hut rucum, ���unuiwui, ���DMwncs ana ail  ZAM-BUK  FftEBI>  Send ceapaa and  ic, itamp for fro-*  sam-pl* to Zan-Bnk  Co., Toronto,    3K3  7-i  Elkhorn Beer  in  lu  DRAYING---We Can Move Anything  j P. C.  BUCKLESS  I  PROPRIETOR ^  OBSERVATIONS.  The Amalgamated has resumed operations in Butte and our  connection with the great copper  industry of Montana is i'lustrated  by the excitement and the good  feeling the   news   caused   here.  Hotel....  Ladysmith  Close to the Smelter.  The Best Appointed Work-  ingmen's Hotel in the ��ity  Is  une 1 celled, as is evidenced by its  it*- popularity in all the towras  of the Boundary:.  For Sale at all Leading Hotels  Either Draught or [Bottled.  Patronize home industry by in-   .  sisting on having  'ELKHORN" BOTTLED BEER  THC. IBS  HUH  I/ighted    throughout   with  Electricity.    Hot and  Cold Baths.  The finest of Bars Stocked  with the Best Wines,  Liquors and Cigars  GREENWOOD, B.C.  OI^A LOFSTAD, - Proprietor  O^OOO^OOOOOOOOQOOOOOOiKI-OOO  H. BUNTING  CONTRACTOR  AND BUILDER  Dealer   in   Sash,   Doors,  Turned "Work and  Inside Finish,  Etc.  ESTIMATES FURNISHED.  GREENWOOD,   :   B, C,  g PHONE 65. ��  oooooooooooooooocooooooeoo  Ladies' Callitig'Cards, Holland Linen, can be had at  The Times Office, 50c a box.  ^INBS0R JvJ0TEL  ERNEST J. CARTIER. Proprietor.  Finest Furnished Hoose in the Boundary,  Steam Heated, y Lighted  throughout  with electric lights.   ,  Firat^ciasB Bar.   Strictly up-to-date foods.  FIRST-CLASS CAFE, OPEN DAY AND NIGHT  4-  4-  4*  4-  4*  4-  4*  4-  4*  4��  I  I      Ijj*  M.  ��lectric' current   supplied   for  Power, Lighting, Heating and  Ventilating. Power furnished  for Hoisting and air-compressing planta, with an absolute  guarantee of continuous power  service for operating.  Get Our Rates. We Can Save You Money  4-  ���  4  ���  4*  Coffee  Spices  and Extracts  Received Highest Award  Dominion Exhibition 1906 j-ivS  I-:  THE   BOUNDARY  CREEK  TIMES  am  Does your  Food  Feed You ?  Dr. H. Snow, late Senior  Surgeon, Cancer Hospital,  London, wrote: "The maintenance of sound nerve equilibrium by scientific tissue  nutrition like Bovril will do  more tOLstay the ravages of  any malady than a century of  rnedical progress^ in drug  treatment."  "Boyril" is all beef.  " Sold by your  DRUCXHST   AND  GROCER  in bottles containing  1 oz., 2 02., 4 ozM 8 oz. and 16 ozs.  - ������}*��a,a.*-w,tii*lfW<in,aainnHHtioi,  I    NIINING   I  ����*��^��.'*a-j��*��*��*a*��*  Tb�� sheep Creek district near  Ymir, U-now working the Mother  ���Lode and Kootenai Belt. P. P.  Drummond and associates have  tak��n *��ut a couple of cars within  the last t'wo weeks from the Mother Lode. The Kootenai Bell  started preparations ia. the middle  of Jamuary and is milling from  ten t�� fifteen tons daily.  at the Curlew outlet, should be  ready for operation, The trolley  engine which formerly did duty  at the smelter, will feed the crusher, hauling heavy wooden cars,  three dozen ef which were manufactured ot the company's mine  shops.' yy'  The copper ores^ of the Lake  Superior region are of extremely  low.grade, the average yield in  refined copper of all the ores milled in 1906 haying been 25.2 pounds  per ton, dr 1.26 per cent, A little  silver occurs with the copper in  some lodes. Averaged on the  total tonnage in 1906 the silver  yield was 0.02S ounce per ton.  The Le Roi Two Mine at Rossland has declared a dividend of  two shillings per share.. This is  the eighth dividend paid by the  mine since October, 1905 and totals in all 14 shillings per" share.  Y   By next -week the Gr ariby's ne w  ore crusher and terminal facilities  Shilohs  Cure  and Golds  QWCKLY  Use Shiloh's Cura  for the worst cold,  the-Sharpest cough  .*���try it oa aguar-  an tee of your  money back if it  doesn't actually  CURE quicker  than anything you  ever tried. Safe to  take,���nothing in  it to hurt even, a  baby. 34 years of  success commend  Shiloh's Cure���  2fic., 60c.. $1. V/3i5  The Consolidated Mining and  Smelting Co. are deferring their  February dividend. Their recent  -statement gives the following  tonnages mined from their properties between July lstand Dec.  31st, 1907. They average about  1,380 tons a day.  tons  Centre Star group, Rossland  >   87,451  St. Eugene group, Moyie   75,104  Snowshoe mine, Phoenix    86,109  248,664  The St. Eugene produced 12,110  tons of silver-lead concentrates,  some of which was shipped to  Europe and the Marysville smelter at Kimberley. B.C., but the  greater part was smelted and refined .at the company's works at  Traii,     ''������:,' . .'',". "-  The Snowshoe only operated  4j4 months out of the six months  but it is intended to start this  property again as-soon as copper  advances in price. There are  large ore reserves ready for shipment.  The average amount ot ore and  bullion products smelted at Trail  was 1,116 tons per day, the  amount of lead-silver bullion pro  dhced daily was 42 tons, average  ing~$!65 per ton, copper matte 14  8 10 tons daily averaging $453 per  ton. The amount of pig lead produced by the Trail refinery was  38 4-10 trail averaging about $79  per ton.  Upon the above basis of production the gross value of the  output for the year will approximate $6,000,000, divided about as  follows: Gold 39 1-10 per cent ;  silver, 27 2-10 per cent : copper,  12 4-10 per cent; lesid, 21 3-10 per  cent.  The ore reserves in the properties are quite as great as. they  were on June 30, 1907, and there  i3 nothing to indicate any interruption in the company's various  operations.  AT THE CHURCHES  Anglican���St. Jude's. Rev. John  Leech-Porler, B. B., pastor. Services  at 8.30 a.m., 11 a.m. Sunday school,  12   p.m.     All seats free.  Pebsbytbrian���Services will be con  ducted morning- and eve*yn|-, n a<in,  and 7.30 p.m. Rev. M-.-D, McKee, Pastor.  Methodist���-Rev. F. J. Rutherford  B. A., will conduct sat vises as usual at  Methodist Church morning and evening-  Sunday School at 3.  FOR SALE���Furniture for 4  rooms, Diningroom, Parlor, Bed--  room and Kitchen. All new.  Suitable terms to right party.  Apply M., Times' Office.  A Lazy Liver  May be only a tired liver, or a starved  liver. It would be a stupid as well as  savage thing to boat a weary or starved  man because he lagged in his work. So  In treating the lagging, torpid liver it is  a great mistake to lash it with strong  drastic drugs. A torpid liver is but an  indication of an ill-nourished, enfeebled  body whose organs are weary with over  work. Start with the stomach and allied  organs of digestion and nutrition. Put  them In working order and see how  quickly your liver will become active.  Dr. Pierce's Golden Medical Discovery  has made many marvelous cures of "liver  trouble ** by its wonderful control of tlio  organs of digestion and nutrition. It restores the normal activity of the stomach,  increases the secretions of the blood-making glands, cleanses the system from poisonous accumulations* and so relieves the  liver of the burdens imposed upon it by  the defection of other organs.  If you have bitter or bad taste in the morn*  Inc. poor or/ff&rlable appetite, coated tongue,  Coulbreath.constlpate-dor Irregular bowels,  (eel -weak, easili tired. Ct-spondent, froquent  headaches, pain or dlstressta "small ot back,"  gnawing or dlswesst-d fceTtoi** In stomach,  perhaps nausea,\hWBaJ*����rSf*oar "rislnsrs" in  throat after eating, end klncMi symptoms  of weak stomach and torpid liroq*, no medicine will relieve you more promptly,or cine  Catholic.���Church of the Sacred  Heart.���Divine service 1st, third and  ourth Sunday in each month. Holy  mass at 10 a. m.; vespers and benediction at 7:30 p. m.; Sunday school a*  2:30 p.m. Rav. J. A. Bbdard, O. M. I.  pastor.  WANTED  Loeaf Agent for the Western Canada Fire Insurance  Company, Limited (Non-  Tariff) apply to  D. H. Rice,   :  Gen. Agent for  B.C,  ���w)si**��r"*Si  ���yyhii'Y-^ry  Still  m  mm  '������:���.'"   '.' '���'���  ���S#  rSar  nA  /'���;��� ���!���*���.'*i  -'* *'-*���'"  $0  m  y Y^m  Mm  ���yfYm  ,'yyyj-i-,  .. y-M.  -�����> ��--��������>���� a t>*-*iM ��� �� -1 * ��������  y-m -morS ncrnmneni'v than Doctor Plei-rffil  Golden Medical Dls-coycTy. Perhaps only  a part of tbe above symptoms will be present  at one time and yet point to torpid liver or  biliousness and weak stomtich. Avoid all  hot bread ah4 biscuits, griddle cahes nnd  other Indigestible foc-d and talco tho " Golden  Medical Discovefy " regularly and stick to Its  use until you are vigorous and strong.  The "Discovery" Is hon-socret, non-alcoholic, ls a glyceric extract of native medicinal loots with a full list of Its Ingredients  printed on each bottle-wrapper and attested  uncler oath. Its. Ingredients are cndorsofl  fend extolled by the most eminent medical  Writers of the age and ere ivc-on-imc-ndcd to  core the diseases for which it Is *���*.! vised.  Don't accept a substitute of ti:i!:nov.-y  composition'for this ncn-sCiii* c ji-"-*''..*:;---.:  CB KUOWN OOMPOSITKIN.  nn  *  For Business Men:  letterheads,  Envelopes,  Billheads,  Statements,' '"������-.  Receipt Forms,  Business-cards,  ��� Posters. -  Dodgera,  Shipping Tags,  .  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This mixture will, he says, posi- !',  tiveiy ours any disesses arising froiii  weak, dogged or inaotive kidneys,  and will* assist these organs to  cleanse the blood of the poisonous  waste matter and adds, whioh if  allowed to remain, cause lumbago,  lune back, rheumatiim and sciatica,  and at the same time will restore the  ' kidneys to healthy normal action.  The ingredients, which are purely ..  vegetable and entirely harmless, can  be prooured from any good druggist  and mixed at home at very little cost.  This advice will undoubtedly be  muoh spprsoiated by many readers.  ������ ��t����-m<����- >>11��i>i > >> i  W�� w-tjart  ���^mrssi*.   .Duriu &���*��� ymmn al  m -f-Jn-fU (ha ��t ���>  au* an* jjwhuu.  .  ewtaU makatm by wW*  cuni,    M  tmmmk,aam  THE  LOOSE LEAF SYSTEM  ���  We have the necessary machinery for doing this class of work, and can furnish you  with billheads no matter what system you are using.  Mining Co.'a Printing s  Prospectus,  -   Handsome Stock-Certificates,  Legal Documents,  Notices of Meetings,  Special Receipt Farms,  Time Cards,  Mining Reports,  Shipping Reports, Etc.  ^  Colored Poster Printing:  We are equipped to turn  out the best color poster  printing in Southern  British Columbia.  Work done  in two or three  'colors or  in combinations.  NEATNESS AND PROMPTNESS  and the quality of stock used are the main factors that have built us up the largest, job  printing business enjoyed by any printing house in the Boundary country.  COPPER  HANDBOOK  (New edition issued Nov. IS, 1906)  Is a dozen bookB in one, covering (he  history, Geography, Geology, Chemistry, Mineralogy Metallurgy, Terminology, Uses, Statistics and finances of  Copper. It is a practical book, useful  to all and necessary to most men engaged in any branch of the Copper  Induetry.  Its facts will pass muster with the  trained scientists, and its language is  easily understood by the everyday man.  It gives the plain factB in plain English without fear or favor.  Its listB and describes 4626 Cdpper  Mines and Companies in all parts of  the world, descriptions running from  two lines to sixteen pages, according  to importance of the property.~  The Copper Handbook is conceded to  he the  Wa fuanatos $wjr man a nrsloug  ours tar VaHirsnlr-*, MyOsssls. OrsUi-  ral Okstrottisu, Blsoa and Skin Dli-  sasas, Ftsstatts Tw-rMis, niaa, Fistula, Uss sf Vital Nmr, Kidney,  Bladdsr- ana IpMtal DUaaaat. We  esp-MlaUy oSsr aar mtlsss to thecs  whs an atUatai with weakness ai a  1-saratt t thntr swa taVbrn er axMsses.  -> ony msthsds aro irj tt ints. and  ara ndorsM ks* Um tdgbaat mcdleal  4uthorlttos -dnn aad Amartea,  Henes onr sawsai la Us trsatmsnt of  ������n's Dltisssa. ���saMs>bsr<.snp sps-  elaltr Is UmlUd to ttw dswasssef tun  tadlUi   *  msb at nap vuus,  Ws sever ttesntlrs  ���hreols.  COrWOLTAnOR JfstEE.  |f r��� ���~" -nf, trrtti fcr flr��mr��� Wr-it  Utmyt -^ ���      "  8COTT  MEDICAL COMPANY  ���L, Cmr. nm Avk.  THE BRITISH COLUMBIA  DISTILLERY   C0M   LTD,  New Westminister, B.C.  !&t3$$8.$*^^  LAND REGISTRY ACT  TAKE NOTICE tliatan application has been  made to rc-rlster Jam��R Henry H'gijins as  the .owner in Fee Simple, uiirler a Tax Sale  Tloed from George* BlrttcttTa.vior. Collector of  Mtmlclpnlitv of City of Greenwood, to James  TTpnry Hlctrlns.ncarinir date -ilieTweiitietli da.y  of December. A.D. 1007. of all and singular that  certain *r>arccl or tract of land and nremlses situate, 1 vin jo and lipinir in the City of Greenwood,  in Hie Provinceof British Columhia, more par-  ticularlv known and described Rs Lot twenty-  three (231, Block J, M.ip46, tJHy of Greenwood,  n.c.  You and each of von arereqnired to contest  the claim of the tax purchaser within forty-  five days from thedatcof the first Insertion of  this notice, and in default of a caveat or certificate of Us pendens belne filed���and in default  of redemption���within such period, you will be  foreve- estopped and deharred from Retting- HP  anv claim tooriit respect of the said land, and  1 sliall register James Henry Hi-rglns asownjr  thereof.  Dated at Land Ree-ii-trv Office, Kamloop--,  Province of Rritish Columbia, this Thirty-first  dav of December. A.D.. 1907.  W. II. EDMONDS, District*Re-rUtrar.  To Edward Nash, Esq., and  William H. AsguiTii.  MINERAL ACT,  Certificate of Improvements-  NOTICE.  GRANITE MOUNTAIN and IRON KING  MINERAL CLAIMS, situate In tbe -greenwood Minln-r Division of Yale District.  Where located:    On Eholt Creek.  TAKE NOTICE that I. CSS. Shaw,a-?ent for  James Sullivan, Free Miner's Certificate No.  B6721 and Jerry Driscoll. Free Miner's Certificate No. B6720, intend, sixty days from tbe date  hereof, to apply to the Mining Recorder for a  Certificate of Iinprovements for the purpose of  obtalnimr a Crown Grant of tbe above claim,  Aud further take notice that action, under  section 37, most be commenced before the issuance of such Certificate of Improvements.  Dated this 8th day of November, A. D. 1907.  C. J&. SHAW,  B.C.L.S.  LAND NOTICE  Similkameen Land District.   District  of Yale  TAKE NOTICE that I Isabella Sti ausr, of  Midway, B.C., occupation Housekeeper, Intends to apply for permission to purchase tbe  following- described land: ���  Commencing at apost planted at the North-  East cornerof H. Strauss'Prc-cniption. Lot No.  787S. thence East 40 chains; thence south 20  chains; theuce west 40 chains; thence north 20  chains to point of commencement, and containing 80 acres more or less,  ISABELLA STRAUSS.  Per H. STRAUSS, Agent.  Dated February 15th, 1908.  Spowooooooooonnoooooooooo  CANADIAN  Pacific  EAILW'A Y  One Way Colonist Rates  Eastern Canada to  AIberta& British Columbia  Toronto, Brantford. Guelph,  London. Gait,  46.05.  Application No. 12535a.  LAND REGISTRY ACT.  TAKE NOTICE that an application has  been made to resister Harcourt P. Dickinson as tbeownerinFeeSin-ple.iinderaTaxSale  Deed from Geor-re Birkett Taylor. Collector of  is-'unlclpalily of the City of Greenwood, to  Harcourt P. Dickinson.bearlntrdate the7thday  of December. A.D. 1907, of a'l and sln-rular tbat  certain parcel or tract of land and premises  situate, lying and being* in the City of Greenwood, in the Provinceof British Colnmbia.more  particularly known and described as���theNortu  36 feet of Lot Five (5), Block Eleven (11), Map  Twenty-One (21), City of Greenwood.  You and each of you are required to contest  the claim of the tax purchaser within forty-five  days from the date of the first insertion of this  notice, and iu default of a caveat or certificate  of lis pendens being filed���and iu default- of re  demption���within such period, you will be for  ever estopped and debarred from setting np any  claim to or In respect of the said land, and I  sliall register Harcourt P. Dickinson as owner  thereof.  Dated at Land Registry Office, Kamloops,  Province of British Colnmbia, this Sixth  day of January, A.D. 1908.  W. H. EDMONDS,  District Registrar  To LAURA A. WARD' 7t  Kingston  Ottawa, via Pt. Arthur  orSS. Mar.e     -  Ottawa, via Chicago -  Montreal  Quebec  St. Jobn. NB.  Moncton. N.B  Halifax  $50.10  51.40  52.45  52.70  58.00  60.95  6245  Correspondingly low rales from  all intermediate points. Tickets  on sale Feb. 29 to April 29. 1908.  For further particulars Call or  write,  J. MOB,  D.P.A. Nelson  E. J. COYLE,  A.G.P. A. Vancou ver  H.   BlJDPATH,   AGENT  GREENWOOD,  *����>t>>*��-��000000000000000000000  LAND NOTICES  LAND NOTICES;]  Similkameen Land District-   District  of Yale.  TAKE NOTICE that I Frederick Crnw-  ford.of Park Raplds.Minneso'.a.occupaiion  Farmer,>intends to apply for permission to purchase the following described lands:        [  Commencing at a post planted GO chaius Northerly from the North-west Corner of U.  Strauss' Pre-emption, Lot No. 787S, thence  north 60 chains; theace west 2o chains; thence  south 60 chains; thence east 20 chains to point  of commencement, and containing 120 acres,  more or less.  FREDERICK CRAWFORD,  Per HENRY STRAUSS, Agent.  Dated the 15th day of February, 1908.  The Mining Man needs the book for  the. facts it gives him about mines,  mining- and the metaL  The Investor needs the book for the  facts it gives him about mining, mining investments and copper statistics.  Httndred of swindling companies arc  exposed in plain English.  Price is $5 in Buckram with gilt  S7.S0 in full library morocco.   Will  sent, fully prepaid, on approval, to aurtj  i address ordered, and may be rct��r����d  I within a week of receipt if not found  fully satisfactory.  Government Street,  Phone 29  Painting  Boose, sign and all exterior and  aad iatarior painting and decor];  atiflg- pr-smptly done.  &a\l Papering  horace j. stevens   Mtid Kalsotnining  Similkameen Land District-   District  of Yale.  TAKE NOTICE that I Henry'. Strauss of  Midway, B.C., bv occupation Farmer,  intend to apply for permission to purchase thc  followin-r described land: Commencing- at a  post planted al the North West corner of H,  Strauss Pre-emption Lot No. 787 S, tbence north  HOclnlns; thence east 80 chains; thence south  80 clmlns; tbence west 80 chain* to point pf  commencement, and containing 640 acres, more  or lens.  HENRV STRAUSS,  Dated February 3rd, 1908.  Similkameen Land District.   District  of Yale  TAKE NOTICE That Ellen Lowr. of Park  Kapids,   Minn., occupation   Housekeeper,  intend!" to apply   for   permission   to purchase  the following* described lands:   Commencin-r at  a post planted st the South East corner of Application to   Purchase Record  No. 264S beinu  Survey Lot No. 78SS;  thence cast 80chains ;  tbence sunth 00<chains;   tbence west 80 chains;  thence north 60 chains to point of commencement, and containing 480 acres, more or le��B.  ELLEN LONG,  Per  Heury Strauss, A front  Dated December 9th, 1907.  Synopsis of Canadian Homestead Rcgn  latioBs.  A NY available Dominion Lauds within the  "Railway Belt in British Columbia, may.; be  homesteaded by any persou who is the sole  head of a family, or any male over i8 years of  a?-*:, U lhe extent of one-quarter section of 160  acres more or less.  Entry must be made personally at the local  land c fl~.ee for the district in which the land Is  situ .e. Eutry by proxy may, however, be  ma c on certain conditions by the father,  nir Iher, son, daughter, brother or sister of an *  iniendin-r homesteader.  The homesteader is required to perform th e  conditions connected therewith nnder one of  the following* plans:  (1) At least six months' residencs upon and  cultivation of the land in each year for three  years.  ' (2) If the father (or mother, if the father is  deceased), ofthe homesteader resides upon a  .'arm in the vicinity of the land entered for.thc  requirements as to residence may be satisfied  by such person residing* with the father or  mother.  [3] If the settler has his permanent residenee  upon *���>���* diuB* land owned by hlra In the ��icln-  ity *>f blk homestead, the reiiuirements as to  re-tidence may be satisfied by residence upon  the said land.  Six months' notice ln writing should be riven  to the Commissioner of Dominion Lands at  Ottawa of Intention to apply for patent.  CoAL.-^Coal mining* rights may be leased for  aperiodof twenty-one years at an annual  rental of SI per acre. Not more than *.5i��  acres shall be leased to one individual or  company. A royalty at the rate of five cent  par ton shall be collected on the merchantable  coal mined.  ���W. W. CORY,  Deputy ofthe   Minister of the Interior .  N. B.���Unauthorized  publication of this  ad  vertisement will not be paid for.  Greenwood, B. C.  Editor and Publisher.  453_Postoffice Block, Houghton,  Michigan.  Send in yeur spring order**..  ���.eo*RXbomi>$on  ��� Box 255, Grreenwosd.  *  Shop Goverasimt street.  Similkameen Land District   District  of Yale,  TAKE NOTICE that William Edward McArthur ot Greenwood, British Columbia,  by occupation Lumberman, intends to apply  for a special timber licence over the followin-r  c!,escribcd lands: Commencing at a post planted  at about live cliains distant in au easterly  direction from the northwest corner of A.  I-'islicr's pre-emption, Lot 1078; thence east  i abont 3*i chains; thence sonth 40 chains to 0  F.u**tace's northwest corner; thence east 35  chains: theuce norih 40 cbains to Lontier's  sn-iUtwcsl corner: tbence north 40 chains;  tlience east 10 cha us; theuce north 40 chains;  ilicnceivcst 80 chains; thence south SO chains  to Hit; place of beiiiunin-j and containing- 6*0  acres, more or less.  Located the l"th day of December, 1907.  WjLt.iA-.i Edward McAkthur.  Dated 27th December, 1907. 'a3it  Similkameen Land District-   District  of Yale  TAKE NOTICE that Joseph H. Leasia of  the District of Yale, Province oi Urttisli  Colurnbia.by occupation timber cruiser, intends  toapp_ly for permission to purchase tliefol lowing;  described land: Commencing- at apost marked  J. H. Leasia's S.E. Corner Post situated at the  NorthEastcornerofJ.il. Feeney's application  Lot62!; thence north 20 chains; thence west  70 chains; thence south iO chains; theuce en<i  20 cbains, to place of commencement, and containing 40 acres, more or less.  Joseph H. Leasia, Locator  Dated November 2nd, 1907.  Similkameen Land District.   District  or Yale  TAKE NOTICE lhat Anna Wiis in. of Park  Rapids, Minn., occupation Housekeeper,  intends to applv for permission to purchase  the following described lands: Commenciuif  at a post planted at tbe Nor-.h East corner of  W. Hager's Pre-emption Record No. 115S, twiiiu;  Survey Lot No. 7S9S -, thence East 80 chains  thence south 60 chaitiK; thence West SO chain  theuce north 60 chains, to point of comrttenee  meut containing 4S0 acics, more or less.  ANNA   WILSON  Per Henry Straus-.. Agen  Dated December 11 th,19t*7,  :i Ym  .;������ 'it  '���it  f  YM  t  \Y  1:1  - ?������-���-��� J  '��� f -"'yf  '-��� \ -������'li-of-l  11  i  Y  ���  ��� if;; '-'tl  '���*--*'���  V-;l':  M  --- >   -1  *  . -^'i  yf-y:  \-y.-'--.  ���tl  ii;;'ia  '-���f-fc-y  '���'&���:-'���*  M ?;.���$-'.'.; J**.-*-*.'  .;.>...^i.,IHv|-ll.-,ll'  ���l.Y-  ^  ayaam^ffpifamt  1 W.'Tif'VJ��W��l",*i -"-l-1  .V-'?K^  THE   BCjNDARY  GREEK  TIMES  Seasonable Goods  a  !  ���I.  We carry a full line of Cooking-,  Heating, and Ranges from the best  makers. : :        :        :        :  Groceries  Our Grocery Department is complete and we can outfit the smallest  house to the largest camp.      :       i  CENTS' FURNISHINGS  We carry none but the best in Men's  and Boy's Clothing���In fact we are  THE) OUTFITTERS in this line.  tf  i- *?  ifc  I  11  HARDWARE  COMPANV,   LTD.  CLOTHING GROCERIES  ��� ���-*-**-���--��� i^SV*���*���*-*-������ * *���-��� -���-���^^te'^i^V--**- V *-*���>>���- �� ���*- * -������>���- * i-sfc. ,-~-w-+  mZ*- ^*r *i^r ?Z& JZSr&SPJT^rf^-Sr&rf^i  Always Ask for  s  ft  li  a  reenwood Ciquor go.  IMPORTERS  GREENWOOD  i - >. ���  ty.  v,  9,  ��  i  ���  %  ������*��  ���4  .^^  fe  Hi isa  ST MATTRESS FOR THE  TUNNEL GANG.  While this man is hurrying  on,, headed for the Tunnel,  buy a Morris Chair and rest  easy w h il e  you watch the  ore come out,  Price,   $9.20  fe  fe  fe  fe  fe  fe  fe  fe  fe  fe  fe  fe  fe  Everything for the Home and Tunnel even to Hot  Air at our Store  A. L. WMITE  ���  "*  fe  ���jt *. a.w     aa^m      sacs, a tx a.   m,   JW J*  J Phone 16 FURNITURE AND STOVE MAN *  ^0000000��0000000<>OOOK>0��000^)000000<)00000000000000000  THE perfect results of careful culinary efforts.  The true delights of fine cooking are known  only to  the users   of :        :        :        :        ;  Criterion Steel Ranges  The range that keeps the range   boiler boiling.  FOR SALE BY  . W. Bishop  V  00000<>000<X>0000<>00<><><><)00000-^^  (-.hi your Job Printing done at the Times'  Offices,   Prices Moderate,  J   TOWNTOTICs   ((  Qy^= ���<  Ur. Mathison, dentist, will be  absent from Greenwood for some  months.  The Greenwood Steam Laura*  dry is at present out of commission.  A. meeting of the Board of  Trade will be held in the Court  House on Mondav evening next,  at S o'clock���Mondav, March 9th  The choicest confection in the  land 6oc per pound. Halt pound  and pound boxes, 35 and 75 cents  per box at McCrae Bros.  Monday, March 2nd, was the  anuiversary of St. David the patron saint of Wales "Mar o Gaw  yw Cymru i Gyd y Gwyr ynErlyn  y Byd."  Quite a sleiyhload uf Greenwood people went down to Boundary Falls last night to a party  given by Mrs. VV. C, Thomas.  The Kettle Valley Pish and  Game Association will hold another meeting before the openiug  of the season, probably about the  18th inst.   Remember it.  The Greenwood Liquor Co. this  week received a. half carload oi  B.C. Whiskey from the r.C-Distillery Co , L*cl . New ' Westminster. It is both in cases and iu  bulk This firm is now agents  for B.C. whiskey.  St. Patrick's uight will be-c^e-  brated as usual bv the Miner':  Union holding their annual dance  on that night. This is tbe ninth  dance held by the Union and the  committee are resolved to keep,  up its reputation in everv way.  A full and competent fl *ior c*m-  mittee has been appoiuted and  no pains are being spared to make  this the best dance they have ever had. The Greenwood Concert  Orchestra will provide music.  If you wish to vote at the election which is to come on anywhere from June to a year from  June according to our Conservative friends, your application must  be handed into the Registrar before the last Monday in March,  For six months previous to the  date of your application,you must  have resided in this province and  for one month previous in the electoral district* Unless-your foot  was planted on the soil of British  Columbia on or before the 30th  of September last, yonr name  cannot go on the list in this revision.  Rev. W. K. Rochester, a  Secretary of the Lord's Day Alliance who is touring the west on  behalf of the cause of Sabbath  observance, will be in Greenwood  on Sunday next. Iu the morning  he will preach in the Methodist  cqurch, in the afternoon, he will  address a meeting of men of the  Miner's Union, at three o'clock  and in the evening, a mass meeting will be held iu the Presbyterian church, the Mc-thodist church  service being withdrawn in the  evening, Mr. Rochester is said  to be an excellent speaker. His  hearers will have good sermons  and a thorough presentation of  tbe policy of the Lord's Day Alliance.  The Leap Year Dance of the  Concert Orchestra drew the largest crowd of the season, including a great many people from outside points, such as Phoenix,  Eholt and Midway. The dance  program was a long one, containing !8 numbers, but even at four  o'clock in the morning, it took  more than one repetition of the  '���Home, Sweet Home" waltz to  send the dancers away. Supper  was served at midnight in his  usual fine style by Howard Moore.  Of the music it is unnecessary to  say more than that the Orchestra  is putting forward dance music of  a kind not heard here before. Tho  Orchestra consists of the following: Solo cornet, A, D. Hallett;  2nd cornet, L. McKenzie; 1st violins; J. Jury and B-*rt Logan, 2nd  violin, E. Foyle-Smith; clarionet,  A J. Logan; trombone, R. J.  Saunders; bass   violin,   J.   F. S.  Thomas ;  Moor.  In New Brunswick,'we-'are told  there was a snowstorm this week.  First one in 25 years, That's a  long time.  Ring*up Smith and McEwen's  when you need tea. They have  Deckajulie,the tea with one brand  always good, always the same.  Quite a number of men are leav-  Phoenix for, Butte. Fifteen men  bought tickets for the big copper  camp on Wednesday morning. ]  The Oddfellows will hold a  Smoker on Friday, the 13th. Despite the day and date, will make  it a huge success.  Coles' Bookstore has an unequalled display of chocolates. If  you have'nt seen them, do so at  once.    Thev are worth the while  Cameron and McDonald, black  smiths, have   dissolved   partner  ship and henceforth the  business  will be conducted by D.   A.   McDonald and  Chas.   Kinney.   Mr.  Kinney has had his wagon-miking busiuess in the same building  but is  now entering into partner  ship with Mr. McDonald.  We have bargains in Wall Pap*  er remnants that we wish to clear.  Get busy before that tall chimney  starts spouting.    MoRie Bros.  About midnight, ���**���* Monday  last an unfortunate slip deprived  the wife and two small children  of Mike Noylah, a brake men at  the Granby stnelfeer, of a husband  and father. While Noylan was  attempting to jurupon his engine  he missed his footing and fell un  der tha locomotive**, being killed  iastantly The engine-* completely crushed a portion of his head  and mangled the body terribly.  Deceased was an American, **beut  30 vears of age and was related  by marriage to Miles Barrett,  foreman of the smelter.  Remember when you want tea  that Smith and McEwen's are  now the only agents for Decka*  julie���the tea that you kuow so  well.  Richard Katcliffe returned to  camp on Tuesday night last.  Since leaving here about Christmas, he has yisited a number of  points in Idaho and Washington.  In the States to the south and  particularly in Spokane, things  are opening up pretty generally.  In Spokane, a great deal of rebuilding is in progress.  A large number of the friends  of Miss Helen Moffatt met at her  home on Saturday night last and  sprang the surprise of a lawn  shower on her. On Tuesday afternoon Mrs. E. J. Moffatt was  the hostess of an exceedingly  well attended At-Home, given in  honor of'her daughter, who left  on Thursday morning for Spokane. ���  SCHOOL REPORT  FEBRUARY  FOR  .j ��� .mm.    ��.    *-_���.    *-*-*-*��    ���.    ...    ���.       -< ..  ���  '���    ��������    ���"X"  j Purely Personal j  J If-* T-Hi is-ssji m-rna n m  tt s* ii -aa isth ii *s�� *t~am nl t- iitsi ait.  Dr. Simmons, dentist, Phone 96  Wallace-Miller Block, open evenings  John Johnson started yesterday  for the hills of his far away home  at Trondjhem, Norway.  Miss Buckless returned to her  home from the hospital on Wednesday, much improved.  Alan Eddy, aud A. E. Braithwaite, Bridesville, were visitors*  in Greenwood last Sunday.  Rev. R. W. Dalgleish, of Swift  Current, Sask.,has been spending  the last week with J. D. Spence.  Miss Maybee, sister of Mrs.  Percy Hallett, left yesterday for  Edmonton where a brother of  Mrs. Hallett's resides.  J. Campbell from Phoenix came  t>> Greenwood to live this week,  takiug the house on G -Id Street,  formerly occupied by J. A. Russell.  Blake Wilson,of P.Burns & Co.  was in town on Monday. He  went out by the Great Northern  from Phoenix on Tuesday.  R. S. Williams, of Rossland,  representing the Jenckes Macljine  Co. and the Canadian Rand Drill,  was in Greenwood this week leaving yesterday afternoon.  J. E. McAllister who was expected to return early in the wdek  has been in Spokane for a day or  two and will return either by tonight's train or tomorrow.   -  Messrs. Coleman, Hood, Miller  and Bon well, officials of the C.P.  R. from Nelson, Winnipeg and  Vancouver were in town on Tuesday, looking over the.tie contracted for the company on this division.  W, P. Tierney and G. O. Tierney. contractors, of Nelson, along  with E. D. Ireland, one of the  C.P.R's staff of engineers were  in town on Monday going over  the new grading work on the Mother Lode.  At a Bargain���Incubator and  Brooder; to close at once, may be  had at a bargain. Apply m at  Times' Office.  Our system  Campbell's Clothing  Special Tailoring Service  offers to men who live in stnatl towns  the advantage of having their clothes  made to their measure���A3 THEY  WANT THEM MADE���by the leading-  tailors of Canada  Our representatives, Messrs The  Hunter Kendrick Co., Ltd., will be  pleased to show you a full line, of all  the latest faeries and designs from  which to choose.  They will attend to your mea-*ure-  lneuts and instructions and the clothing experts in our factory will personally make your suit.  Our clothes are guaranteed to fit and  please you in every particular or money  refunded.  LOST  Lost���A string of Gold Beads,  Monday Night. Finder please"  return to Times Office.  Lost ��� Gold Chain Bracelet  with Padfock. Finder please return to Times Office.  Remember the  Sabbath Day.  Gillum; Piano,   C   A.  drums and traps, F. X.  Closing-out Sale New and Se-  coiid-liatid Ct*u-. II. J. Clin!,  Copper Slrcet.  Division I.���J. h. Watson.  Average daily attendance  19.85  Pupils   actually   attending-  21  Percentage of regularity  94 52  Pupils preseut every session: Bertha  Smith,  Division II.���H. G. Moffatt.  Average daily altendance  33.49  Pupils actually attending...:  37  Percentage of regularity  90.51  Pupils present every session: Ernest  Anderson, Henry Anderson, I<en;i Archibald, "Harry Archibald, -Thelma  Chambers, Jean Cra-wford, Maude Bales  Mildred Hancock, Esther L,awson,  Alice Mason, Mary Semerad, Robert  SmHh, Sutherland Smith.  Division III.���C, M. Martin.  Average daily attendance. 29.95  Pupils actually attending. 32  Percentage of regularity. 93.59  Pupils present every session: Ernest Archibald, Leo Barnett, Edward  Crowley, Dorothy Johnson, Judith  J'ohnston.Gertrude Horton, Anna Mackenzie, Roy Inlay, John McArthur,Cel-  ia Mplntosh, Reggie McKernan/Grace  Rsdpath, Wencel Semerad,Bina Smith,  Dick Taylor, Tom Taylor, Jack Wilson, Jessie Davidson.  FOR SALE���Furniture for 4  rooms, Diuingroom, Parlor, Bedroom aud Kitchen. All new.  Suitable terms to right party,  a-.-jyly M.,.Times' Office.  Secretary of the Lord's-Day  Alliance, will speak on  Sunday, March 8th  The  HUNTER-KENDRICK   CO.,   ITD  '".''������������'���������'���^���-���������������'������^���MW^WWWUMWr^^ I"     *^*-��SMSW***��S��*f  * *  t To Rent     %  t *  T Cottage,  4   rooms,   close   in.       ,       .   ^  T "4 rooms, near hospital                 '���  T -'       4 rooms, near Smelter               ''V  T Log House,4 rooms "         -��                     *4--  **- ���                                                     ���-.'���*�����  *���$�� Cabins and Rooms in all parts              _  *,  -*> of the.City.      .             ���          4.  ��� ���      ���    '���   -*  , QjSSBaaraBBjjjjjjjjjjjjHMBBHHHBBHHHHBHH  I Bealey Investment & Trust Co.,.Ltd. *���  ��3�� OPPOSITE THE POST OFFICE.                        *T  ***������ *$��� *f�� -*�����* *f- -f* *l* ���!��� -f* *f* -f8*t* *f* *--�����--fr--*����� *-^ *-����� *-*!*--fr-"fr-"-f* "J* *f*---^**���,f,,'  fi]  t  & CO., Ltd. i  .. DEALERS IN ..  fresh and Cured meats  Fisb and Poultry/  ���..-.  �����  ��� ������  ��� <  . * ���-.  ��  *  ��  ��  *  ��  ����������� - -  ��� ���'���*,.  �������� ��� -���  �����.; *  ������  t  99*a*0a**a*a*0aa*****9**aa****��B"**^ia*mam*a*0����*mm*}a  Moore's Cafe  V Moved to the, WINDSOR HOTEL. ��� Our  New Restaurant is newly appointed throughout. You have eaten your meals with us before. Try us in oiir new home. Anything  you want, at any time you say. . Everything*  of the best.        y *���  HOWARD-MOORE, Proprietor.  !*!  ������    - '        Mitcti   6   '08  BOUNDARY ORE TONNAGE   ..  The following table gives the.ore shipments of Boundary mines for 1900, 1901, 1902, 1903,  I'M, 1905, 1*XX> a-}4 MOV, as reported to tlte Greenwood Times��� '  11 a.m.in Methodist Church,  3 p.m.in Miner's Union Hall,  p.m.    in   Presbyterian  Church.-  7.30  At the afternoon service,   an  attempt will be made to  answer all pertinent  questions.  FOR SALE  1 Souvenir   Range.  1  Heating Stove.  Furniture,  Canned Fruit, etc.  Apply at the residence of  F. RISING  Mini*. WOO  Granby Mines..... 64,533  Snowshoe ;���-...      297  B.C. Copper Co....  Mother Jjode    5,340  B. C. Mine... ....   19,494  Emma ���   Oro Denoro   Bonnie Belle   Dom. Copper Co...  Brooklyn-Stem   Idaho :   Rawhide  *  Sunset ,       Mountain Rose   Athlestan    1,200  Morrison   R.Bell..       Senator.   Brey Fo-a-le   No. 37.   Reliance   Sulphur King   Winnipeg    1,076  Golden-Crown 2,250  King Solomon   _   Big Copper-   No. 7 Mine-   City of Paris '_   Jewel :       160  Riverside,   Carmi   Sally.; - -  Rambler   Batcher Boy   Duncan   Providence...........   Elkhorn .-���   Strathmore   Golden Eag-le   Preston -  Prince Henry   Skylark   Last Chance   E. P. U. Mine   Bay   Mavis ���   Don Pedro   Ceescen,t.   Helen ���  ..-��������  Ruby   Republic...   Miscelllaaeous    3,230  1901  231,762  1,741  99,034  47,405  650  1902        1903        1904        1905  309,858   39-VH8   549,703   653,889  20,800    71,212   1906        1907  801,404   613,537  8,426   135 001  Past  1908   Week  169,780   23,663  400   141,326  14,811 .  8,530  138,079  19,365  22,937  '15,537  174,298   147,576  37,960  16,400  9,485  3,007  20  105,90C  1,488  11.804  3,177  208,321.  18,274  14,481  32,350    55,731  802      7,455    "5.731  550  5,646  150  3,339  ��60  363  1,040  ' 786  625  "2,435  875  3,070  3,250  1.759  4.586  3,450  '    222  364  33  665  2,000  360  432  2,050  890  25,108  3,056  4,747  1,833  33  150  140,685  43,295  2,960  12,253  26,032  64,173  48,390  31.270  3,555  31,258  649  586  79  30.  145  219  993  400  726  325  770  150  20  167  52  50  300  80  3,456  325  O  Total, tons.  96.600   390,600   503'876   tWJH  Smelter  treatment���  Granby Co 62.387   230,828   212,340   401,921  B.C. Copper Co   _    117,611   148,600   162,913  Dom. Cop. Co,,_   .           .'.      132,570  535.  689  255  73  20  40  90  80  30  106  76  9  18  1,140  -40  140   20  15  589  90  65  ..60  40  700  20'  55  60  224  30  45  '20  500   20  829,808 9:3,5481,161,5371,148,237   170,260   23,663  596,252 687,988   828,879   637,626   146,673  219,484   210,830   123.840   341,952    :   30,930    84,059.218,811   153,439     -  Total redan:d... 62,389   348,439   460,940   697,404   837,666   982,8171,172,4031,233,017   146,673

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