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 rOIv. 13  GREENWOOD,   B.  C,   FRIDAY, JUNK 25,   1909.  No. 42  ���**���-.���  Our stock of Ladies' Wliite  Cotton Nightgowns is large  and complete, lace and-embroidery trimmed. Prices  very reasonable.  75c to $5,00   Barclay & Co.  DRY GOODS BOOTS & SHOES MILLINERY  ^5=  *0  CONCILIATION BOARD REPORT  Result of the Meeting Held in Greenwood May 1 Under the  Lemieux  Act to Consider the   Differences Between the B. C.  Copper Company and  Its  Employees.  Union Nm. 22. VV.    K. .VI., .-ind tl,  all <|iic.siiniis affecting wages ahd fu  at  /P  ^  Greenwood's Big Fumitiire  Store  SUMMER GOODS.  Special Values in  REFRIGERATORS,  GO-CARTS  CARPETS,  LINOLEUMS,  OILCLOTHS,  Everything in the Furniture Line.  T. M. Gulley & Co,  V.      HOUSE FURNISHERS -   -   Phone 27  In the matter nf the dispute pending between the Hritisli Columbia  Copper company aiul the Greenwood | ditions between the company and their  Miners' Union, acting in behalf of! employees be adjusted through said  the employees of this company, and union  the investigation held thereon, under  the ' Industrial Disputes lnvestiga-  tion Act"  As the representative of the employees of the Board I regret to say  that the members of the Board have  been unable to agree on a joint report. And we were unable to bring  the parties involved to an amicable  agreement.  Therefore, the undersigned respectfully submits the following report and  recommendation:  After hearing the evidence -riven by  over thirty witnesses examined, and.  after careful consideration of the same,  it was evident that the charges made  by the Greenwood miners were well  founded. The company, by its failure to produce evidence to the contrary, left the impression that the case  as presented by the union was a very  strong one indeed. That the manager  of  the  B. C. Copper Co-  is a  2. 'I hat active participation in the  work of the union, or the holding of  any political opinions should not interfere with securing or retaining employment.  3. That every facility be given the  employees to take advantage of laws  upon the statute books of British Columbia for the protection of labor.  4. That both parties to rhe dispute lay aside all ill feeling toward  each other, and endeavor to have  more harmonious relations in the  future.  These suggestions, if put into  effect, could not interfere with legitimate mining operations, and would  be mutually beneficial throughout the,  metalliferous mining districts of British Columbia.  There has been scarcely any serious  labor troubles for a number of years,  and this condition is due in a large  measure to the fact that  nearly every  IS LEAVING  FOR THE COAST.  hard man to deal with was fully prov-' company   operating in  the   province  J>  ere  /F  ^  TOILET  ���  Strong alkaline soaps will roughen,  and. if used long, ruin the complexion.  If you are not satisfied with your toilet  soap, try  Howard's Hard Water Soap, 35 to 50c  Red Cross Soap,        -        -    25 to 50c  ^  THOMAS DRUG & MUSIC CO,  THE STORE OF QUALITY.  P. BURNS & CO.  DEALERS IN  FRESH & CURED  ^aa^maBa0m^^^m^mm^am*mmaiaaamBmm^mBi^^m^^^^*amat^a^^*^zaaMwm^mmaa^mi^^mm^aMmmma^mma^^aa*am  MEATS,   FISH  AND POULTRY  I  Wholesale and Retail Meat  Mei chants. Dealers in Live  Stock. Pork Packers. . .  Markets in B.C., Alberta and  Yukon- .  Copper Street,  Greenwood.  i  en by the investigation. And, in the  opinion of the writer, the difficulties  between the management and the employees were due largely to the failure  of the manager of the company to  meet his employees in a spirit of fairness.- . -  ���   - *  In paragraph .1 (three) of the company's reply to the employees' demand  for a board of investigation, we find  the following: "The company has  never had any relations with the  union," but the evidence shows that  the manager has at various times dealt  with the union in adjusting questions  of wages and conditions.  Tliat the officials of the 13. C. Copper company were doing their utmost  to disrupt the union was amply proven. The discharge of the men who  took any active part in the work of  their organization would eventually  result in crippling the union, and render it ineffective.  This was thc policy of the company as proven by the evidence. Testimony by several of the witnesses  tended strongly to show that a 'black  list" exists in this district.  Men who were not agreeable to  the officials of the 13. 0. Copper Co  had experienced considerable difficulty  in holding positions where any influence could be brought to bear by the  officials of this company- That there  was no necessity nor justification for  the passing of certain resolutions by  the Greenwood Board of Trade was  practically admitted, even by those  who had signed those resolutions  themselves.  *No proof being found with which  to substantiate the recitals contained  in these resolutions, after all the evidence was adduced, the Board endeavored to get the parties to the dispute together, so that if possible they  might arrive at an understanding.  The officials of the union signified  their willingness to confer and settle  on reasonable terms, but the representatives of the company refused  point blank to have any dealings vvith  the union, or to recognize them in  any way as a union  The manifest willingness of the  union to meet the company and settle  on reasonable terms would indicate  that if the company was desirous of  settling the dispute it could be settled  with very little difficulty.  After taking considerable pains to  get the true facts in this dispute, and  having some knowledge of the conditions in this district, the following  would, in my judgment, be a fair  basis of settlement:  1. That the British Columbia Copper company recognize and do business   with   the   Greenwood  Miners'  recognizes the Western Federation of  Miners.  The miners of British Columbia  are an intelligent body of men, and  in their dealings with their employers  they invariably show a spirit of fairness. -If Capitalrinvesten" -in ' vJritish  Columbia is to have smooth sailing it  must be represented by men who are  willing to grant their employees rights  as men and citizens.  Iohn McInnis.  R. K. Steven, for tho past ton  years manager nf the Greenwood  Club, lias resigned liis position,  with the view of leaving for Vancouver about July 1. At the hist  meet iug nf-tlie goneral committee  of the cl ul) this resignation was  reluctantly accepted, a resolution  boing passed by the coin in it tee  and endorsed by tho members  thanking Mr. Steven for bis long  and valuable services and extending very sincere wishes for his  future success iu the new field.  Mr. Steven, thougli still a  young man, ranks as one of the  "..���Id timers1' in Greenwood and  has always been active antl aggressive in all matters pertaining  lo tbe welfare of the city. He  has done much to make tbe Greenwood club the institution which lis  is today, having served it most  lovally and efficiently since "^^J*,  1900. He will be greatly misled  there, as he will generally about  fown. Last May he spent a  month at Vancouver and there  became imbued with the spirit  which seems to take possession  of all who visit the place, and his  decision to cast his fortunes in  lhat great and growing city followed. He has already concluded  arrangemen ts for going into business out there. Mrs. Steven has  been at Vancouver since last  March and is an enthusiast regarding <he big coast city. Her departure is also much felt here and,  with her hii**Viacd, -*be tikes with  her the best wishes of all who  knew them.  OUTLINES OF  CURRENT EVENTS.  That the British-German feeling is not confined to Europe is  the news brought by the Empress  of India, whose passengers s6ate  that not only was there a dispute  over the supplantingof Britishers  by Germans in tbe Chinese railway in North China, which has  resulted in the refusal of British  capitalists to advance any further  monies and in one or two cases  had resulted in a deadlock, but  some consternation had been  caused among Britishers ia the  Orient by tbe report that German  officers would be engaged as  instructors and advisors in the  new navy being organized by the  Chjnese.  The following are the newly  elected officers for the ensuing  year pf the Grand Lodge of British Columbia A. F. & A. M.^  Grand Master N. W. BrcT"H.  N. Rich of Ladner.  Deputy grand master���Bro. E.  ���B.'Paull, Victoria.  Senior grand warden���Bro.  F. J.  Burd, Vancouver.  Junior grand warden���Bro.   A.  H. Skey, Kamloops.  Grand   chaplain���Rev.    Bro.  H.  G. Fiennes-Clinton, Vancouver.  Grand treasurer���Bro H. H.  Watson, Vancouver.  Grand secretary���Bro. "R. Brett,  Victoria.  Grand ty ler���-Bro, T. Mitchell,  Vancouver.  TO THE TIMES.  The following has been received from the B. C. Copper Co. *.  On the receipt nf Mr. Mclnnis'  report the company at once wrote  Judge VVilsoa denying the statement that the Board had endeavored to get the company and the  union together after the evidence  had all been heard, and asked him  to confirm the denial. In answer  to this, the following telegram  was subsequently received:  Ckanhkook, B. C, June 23.  J. E. McAllister, Green wood, B.C.:  Just received your letter on my  return. You are correct. Onlv  grounds for statement can be  statement from Cronvn that no  use to have suggested conference,  as in face of evidence he knew  you could not concede point.  P. E.  Wilson.  Report of the member of this  Hoard nominated by the company:  At the conclusion of the sessions  of thc Conciliation Hoard, when it  became apparent that it was impossible to make an unanimous report, it  was arranged between the chairman  -ind myself, that as we were entirely  agreed upon all the points in question,'  that we should send in a majority report signed by both of us. Later,  however, the chairman advised me  that, after talking vvith some of the  citizens of Greenwood, he had come  to the conclusion that his report would  have a more beneficial effect on the  laboring classes if he were not associated with the company's nominee in  making it, although he again unqualifiedly agreed with me in the whole  matter.  Having lived for some   jears in the  mining   camps   of  British Columbia,  including   Greenwood,    1   am   thoroughly familiar with labor conditions  there.     It is a fact that the American  labor   organization,    known   as   the  Western   Federation   of Miners, has  for.years been  strenuously  endeavoring to   establish   itself in   the mining  camps of British Columbia     It is notorious that many of the leading spirits of tin's   organization   in   the States  not only countenance   but   encourage  methods and principles which are entirely in' defiance   of law  and order,  and it is  greatly   to  be deplored that  this  organization   should   have   been  permitted to gain any foothold   whatever in Canada.  It is hard for citizens  of the eastern part of this country to  understand to what lengths prominent  members of this organization are prepared to go in their effort to dominate  other members, and to enforce   their  wishes upon any community in which  they   operate.    It -is  clear from evidence given   at  trials in the Western  States, that violations of thc law sometimes   involving   crimes   of violence,  and even murder, have been committed and justified   by prominent members   of this   organization,  and   their  defence has been paid for by the unions  and public subscriptions made for them  through the unions.  After a most  careful   cousidera-  Mr. W. K. Gooding, teller of  the Grand Forks branch of the  Eastern Townships Bank, arrived  here on Monday to lake charge  temporarily of the bank's Keremeos office, lit is expected that  Mr. Longburst of Grand Forks  will be appointed manager h-^re,  but owing to the absence of the  Grand Forks manager he is unable to leave there at present.���  Keremeos Chronicle.  James J. Hill is rushing tbe  completion of hi*?- Penticton B. C,  branch with the object of getting  a stroug foothold in the Rocky  Mountain section of Canada, according to Mayor Jamieson of  Calgary, who today said that Mr.  Hill had informed bim to that  effect. Hiil intends,"the Mayor  says, to reach out and keep the  prairie provinces. Hill said the  people.of western Canada need  not be surprised if they found that  he had swooped down into their  territory as that is his intention.  Editok Times:  In answer to the appeal   mado  by Mr. George Heatherton in your  last  week's  issue of the  Times,  he states that 1 am unfair to organized labor.    How he comes to  this conclusion  I   fail to see.    J  might  be  unfair  to  the Miners'  Union, but I am not unfair to organized labor,   as I have  been a  member of my own trades union  for the last five years, and  carry  cards to certify. Does Mr. Heatherton think that I, as an electric-  Ian, working at my trade, am going to join the  Miners'  Union,  when in the district  the international Brotherhood of   Electrical  Workers can look after my interests?    Would  it  be right to ignore my  fellow  workers iu the  same field  and join the Miners'  Union?    I  am  sure the  answer  would be in the negative.  Respectfully,  George Aitken.  MINKLER-BEATTIE.  application for a Board of Concili  ation,wo wrote tho Honorable Minister of Labor suggesting that this  Board he not appointed, as there  wore no matters in dispute between  ourselves and our employees. The  Honorable Minister decided that it  was belter to grant the Board, and  we have therefore willingly entered  intT the .spirit; of the conciliation  and are here to assist you in every  manner in our power.  '���You will note that the word  * employees,' while used by the Department of Liborin its communication to us in this matter, does  not appear at all in the application  for tin- Board, no tliat it would  seem we are called upon to deal  with a matter respecting the Western Federation of Miners only.  '��� First and last, wo. wish to emphasize that wo have no dispute  with this organization, nor have we  discriminated against its members.  Our works art* open to all capable  ! men seeking employment, and wc  i never inquire whether thoy  belong  tion of all the evidence brought beforo lho Hoard, I am oonvinecd  that tbe employees of tbe Hritisli  Columbia Copper company have no  roal grievances against the company, and that the grievances alleged by the Miners' lli-.ion were  merely trumped up by ollioers of  the fireenwood Minors' Union N'o.  22, a branch of tho abovo mentioned Western Federation of Miners, as they considered that the  time was an opportune one to force  tho oompany to a recognition of the  union in such a way as to mako it  absolutely necessary for anyone applying for work in tbe oompany to  join tbe union.  It i.s quite clear from the evidence offered that these oflicers  were not only not acting in the  best interests of the employees of  the company, in endeavoring to  mako trouble with the company,  but were actually taking steps to  tbis end iu opposition t.o the expressed opinion of a largo proportion of tbe employees.  Tlie loading spirit in tho Green- \ l() tjltt Western Federation of Millwood Miners'. Union appears to he j ^ Carpenters, Electrical Work-  one Heatherton, wbo conducted I (1,.s 0I. ,inv other craft union, but atthe case tor the Miners' Union bo-1 tj���,, Baine time we consistently re-  fore the conciliation Hoard, and iu \ fllS(.   t()   (liS(TJminate   against men  giving evidence ho took a pride in  describing methods followed by tbo  union in recruiting new members,  iu retaining old   members,   and   in  wbo do not happen to be allied to  these, nor will we countenance coercion to force our employees to  attach themselves to any organiza  dealing with those who would not \ fci()��� Our attitude i.s simply, that  become members, in which intimi- wnj'e we sympathize with organ-  dation and blackmail were the load- im* ],lho,. wJ,en pIOp0||y directed,  ing features. j we  t*()   not  assunie   an    arbitrary  The address made to   the.  Hoard j st.ui(j -n any   direction   us   regards  by the manager of the company at  the first session, held on Saturday,  the 1st day of May, and the answer thereto, made by the above  mentioned Heatherton, on Monday,  the  individual,   merely   requiring  that he perform the duties assigned  to him to our satisfaction.  "It  is  our  endeavor   to stand  faithfully by  our  employees who  the :,rd .lay of May, are set out atj^ bouv^ -n ^ endeavor  to do  full length, as tbey seem  to give a; ^^ ^ iigM.  ftnd o|)  {])h  acc0UJlt  ���ease-liable indication of  the  spirit: ^ {uM aatyou shall have every  evidence of the conciliatory spirit  in which we appear before you.  Should it bo required, we shall give  thei  iu   which   the  company   and  union approached the board.  The address  of   tbo company's y  manager was as follows: j'  " Upon rcceiptof the copy of the;  ('-'���ntiiiued ou Page 2.)  A very pretty wedding took  place in St. Jude's Church ou  Wednesday, when the Rev. V.  Venables united in marriage Miss  Mary Margaret Maud M inkier, the  only daughter of Mrs. Minkler of  Greenwood to Mr. John Thomas  Beattie, mauager of tho local  branch of the Canadian   Bank  of  Commerce.  The Church was beautit'ull}-  decorated witb evergreens and  white flowers, an especially  graceful feature being a huge-  bell of white flowers over the  steps to the chancel. The ladies  of St. Jude's Church were responsible for the decoration.  The -church was filled with  friends and relations of the contracting parties.  Promptly at 12 o'clock the Kev.  V. Venables accompanied by Mr.  J.T. Beattie the groom aud Mr.C.  Thomas groomsman took    their  place at the chancel steps.    With  the opening strains of thc hymn  ���4 The Voice That Breathed O'er  Eden," the  bride,   leaning on the  arm of   her   uncle,   Mr.    Robert  Wood, arrived, and the ceremony  began.    The   service   was   fully  choral   and will  long be remembered for its impressiveaess.  After the ceremony the bridal  party returned to the home of thc  bride's mother when the register  wus signed and a charming wedding breakfast much enjoyed.  The happy couple left on the afternoon train for the Coast and  will bo away some time, a large  number of friends seeing them off  at the station. On their return  thev will occupy the hous" overlooking the city hall, the former  residence of Mrs   K.   K    cneven.  The bride wore an Empire  bridal dress of cream satin with  a beautilul lacj yui.e, and white  tulle veil and carried a bouquet oi  white carnations and roses. The  going away costume was old rose  Directoire style with a picture-  esque hat of the same shade.  Mr. aud Mrs Beattie were the  recipients of -*��� great number of  beautiful presents from their  many friends and relations here  and at a distance. Last week  tbe ladies of St. Jude's Church,  where for many years Mrs. Beat-  tie lead the choir, greeted her  with a tin shower at the house,  of Mrs. Proctor. Both Mr. ami  Mrs. Beattie are very popular in  Greenwojd and the good wishes  of the eutire community will foi  low the happy couple iu their  jouruev to the Coast and all  though life. THE   BOUNDARY    CREEK  TIMES  ^gfrY?^���^ CONCILIATION BOARD REPORT  CF*':  (F*\  CF*,  Cr*  CF*i  <r*>:  -5=*  .Bank of Montreal,  (Continued from  Page 1.)  ESTABLISHED 1817.  Capital, all paid up, $14,400,000.        Rest $12,000,000.  UNDIVIDED   PROFITS   $217,628.56  Hon. President:    Lorn* Stkathcona and Modkt Koyal, G. C  ''resident:    Sik Gkobge A. DrcmmOKD.K. C M. G.  Vice-President and General Manager:    Sir E. S. Cu>*jsto**, E.-.KT  M. G.  Buy  Tra-v  Branches in London, Eng. {A?��r,,f-pric',aciS1a.} New York, Chicago.  luy  aud sell Sterling Exchange and Cable Transfers ; Grant Commercial an  sellers' Credits, available in any partjjof the world.  SAVINGS BANK DEPARTMENT  $---. Interest allowed at current rates  r Greenwood Branch,    W. F. PROCTOR, Manager.  THE BANK OF       1909  North America  73 Years In Business. Capital and Reserve Over $7,000,000.  is as necessary for a  family as for a  company.    The best  A Reserve Fund  Reserve Fund for a family  is  a  snug  sum  of  money in a strong Bank.  Begin  your {Savings  Account   now in the  Bank of British North America.  Deposits of Si.oo and upwards received and  Interest compounded at highest current rates.  Greenwood Branch.-v.--H. F. STOW, Manager.  PROFESSIONAL CARDS.  /. H. HALLETT  Barrister, Soucitok,  Notary Ptbuc.  Cable Address:       ���' Hallett."  , Badtx-rd rtf'NjeiU'**  i gadtx-rd iJ'NeiU'i  C-o ut& ���{ Mareittjj & Neal's  I I/olber*!  GitamNwooD, B.O'  BOUNDARY   VALLEY   LODOE  Mo. 38,1.0.6. F.  Me��tf.  e-.i-rv   'I iieodwy   Eveting a* 8 UP ln tfac  1. <���>. O. F.'Hall.     A   cordial Fnvt tatlon Is ���*  tRM^eti to all bojuumiug brethcr**.  D. A. MACIjO.NALD A. LOGAN,  N. C. V. G.  tt. J. S.- L'NDERS, Rei-. Sec.  Cl>��  Boundary Creek Times  issued -every Trldav  SUBSCRIPTIONS IN ADVANCE.  Pes YhAK     J 00  9-h Months  I 25  To *"ot-mon Countr-kb  2 SO  FRIDAY. JUNE 25,1W9  VOX POPULI.  And now cometh one bearing a  disquisition on The Essentials of  Leather Leggings lor Mining Experts and desires thc printing of  liis effusion in the Times, also the  sending of copies of the paper to  certain friends and relativ.es who  will note with pride his ambitious  cifurt. So arises the delicate  question as to the extent to which  tlie local paper should be the voice  of the people and who the people  are lo whom belongs the right of  a hearing by proxy.  First we must consider the lim-  i unions with which we have to  deal, the lack of space which,  through constant use in making  of excuses, is the newspaper man's  friend. Here at once is imposed  the necessity of becoming the  voice of the people as a whole,  and not, as a general thing, the  voice of the individual. And usually the paper must become the  interpreter of the voice, which,  ���-.t.raj-gely enough, is often a silent one, finding many forms of  expressions not vocal.  f'ut���and here is the real matter, to which we urge attention���  we are always ready and glad to  rective from any individual anything pertinent to the ends we  iiave in view, which is the making llie paper an uplifting force  in the community. We want it  appreciated that the Timer, represents the people and stands for  certain purposes aud ideals, not  perhaps immediately acchievable  but towards wuich we may work  our way. Any suggestion, any  articles which, directly or indirectly, touch upon the ends we  have in view will be hailed witb  mueh pleasure, and we admit at  once that the writer or author of  such articles or suggestions may  be a far better interpreter ot the  "voice" than is he who sits before tbe offiicial typewriter.  But, lest we be convicted of tht  legal tendency to hide   an idea in  a mass ol  verbiage,    the   point.  boiled down, is this:   Thccolnmn  oi the Times are open to  all who  have something of value to offer,  and we shall greatly rejoice if  enough interest in the work the  paper is attempting be taken to  lead to our being able to publish  a quarter-page of pertinent com  munications in every issue.  A LENDING LIBRARY.  That a lending library is something more than a convenience  to the reflidents in a small towu,  especially one that is some distance from thc largest centers, is  indisputable. Particularly is this  true at thc present time in Greenwood which, more than most small  communities, contains people who  enjoy the best books and like to  keep in touch with the latest productions of good writers.  But books cost money, and  money is not superabundant these  days in the smaller cities, Greenwood, we regret to admit, being  no exception to the rule. At  Grand Forks the lending library  has solved the problem, and has  proved to be no problem in itself,  as it is a paying concern. It is  cared for by one of the prominent  booksellers and stationers and  is of great popularity among  the many who read a good deal  and who would find it difficult to se  cure,at a twentieth of the preseut  expense, as satisfactory an opportunity to keep abreast with current literature. The system is  simple and entails no great a-  raount of labor. The plan followed is that the customer shall  pay the regular price for the first  book taken out of the library, a  small fee being charged for the  use of subsequent volumes.  That this would bean agreeable  and paying occupation for the  librarian is proven in the results  shown in other small cities where  the library has been established.  And the library would have, to  a degree, an educational value.  Of course the ''ten best sel-lers"  would be available, and admittedly the productions of modern  fiction could not all be classed  with some of the well advertised  breakfast foods as productive of  mental and moral progress and enlightenment, but as a rule the  books would be good and would  furnish farmore satisfactory grazing ground for theomniverous readers than some of the magazines  of the day which are now called  upon to supply the vacancy.  Many of the "old timers" plan  to visit the Alaska-Yukon-Pacifc  exposition, but there is aheady  on the ground one who may certainly claim to be the original  holder cjf the title. Tlusoldtimer  is described as a "mummied dinosaur or trachadou" and he is supposed to have been dead some  three million years. Not much  of Colonel Trachadon's antecedent is known, except that he died  suddenly in Wyoming on an extremely hot day with his feet in  the air and then lay out in the  sun for a few thousand years, thus  becoming a mummy instead of a  dislocated skleton. His sikn is  still intact, albeit very much  wrinkled, as becoming ripe old  age   Next winter you can get ice for yourself, bul now you mustphone B51 for it.  you moat conclusive evidence that  there has been no discrimination,  not only in the cases cited in the  application, but also at any time,  and in addition we shall show you  why it is not practicable tp accede  to the demand made in the application that any grievance that may  arise be adjusted through a committee of the Greenwood Miners'  Union of the Western Federation  of Miners."  The address of the secretary of  the union was as follows:  ������The members of Greenwood  Miners' Union in making application for a Conciliation and Investi  gatiou Board, under the Industrial ���  Disputes Act, do not wish to leave  the impression on the public that  we consider this act as in any way  intended to benefit the working  class.  " In fact, we consider the Industrial Disputes Act the most hostile  piece of legislation on the statute  books of Canada, at the present  time, against the laboring class.  "Our reasons for thinking so are  that the corporations can ignore it  in nearly every caRe, as Bhown in  one case in which Greenwood Miners' Union was interested, and it  would have been to our benefit to  have a Board appointed, but the  Deputy Minister advised us that  the Department of Labor did not  consider a copper mine a public  utility.  "' Iu May, 1907, the members of  the Greenwood Miners' Union, believing tliey were entitled to a higher rate of ���/���age'-*, as the cost of living had advanced, and as the price  of copper had been over 24 cents  for the previous six months, made  a demand on tlie different mining  companies operating properties in  the jurisdiction of the Greenwood  Miners' Union, f**>r an advance of  fifty cents per day in wages, and  believing that copper inines would  come under the Industrial Disputes  Act, we made the demand to take  effect the 1st of June, 1907.  '* The members of Greenwood  Miners' Union believed at that time  that if*we could get a Conciliation  and Investigation Board, that we  had the whip hand, as there had  been enormous losses to the B. C  Copper Co., through mismanagement, and if we could get a board  to demand the company books the  management of the B. C. Copper  Co. would grant our demands before he would allow an investigation.  "But as the charges has often  been made that the Western Federation of Miners is a lawless organization, we invite you to make  a thorough investigation into our  methods of doiug business, as we  have nothing to conceal, and iu  making application for a Conciliation and Investigation Board one  of our objects is to let the public  know the true condition in Greenwood camp.  " When we made the demand in  May, 1907, for an increase in wage.0,  the managers of the different companies operating in the Boundary  asked the committee representing  the different unions to meet them  in a body, as they would like to  make a scale of wages to be general all over the Boundary country,  and when the committee met them  they asked for time to go to New  York to interview the executive  board of the different companies  operating in the Boundary, and the  committees representing the different unions grauted them the time  on condition that they would give  an answer before 1st of June, 1907.  " After the managers returned,  and we realized after meeting tliem  that they did not intend, to grant  tlie raise on the pitta that with copper at 21 cents a pound there was  very little profit for them. After  showing them that 50 cents per day  advance in wages would amount to  about one-tenth of a cent on a pound  of copper, taking their own reports  as a basis to work on, as they  claimed they could produce copper  and lay it iu New York at between  !> and 10 cents per pound. Mr.  Hodges, the chairman of the managers, remarked that the reports as  they sent them out were only to  ' hornswobble' the stockholders.  '' The committee representing the  various unions then made up their  minds to apply for a Conciliation  Board, and in answer to a telegram  we sent to the Minister of Mines, his  deputy notified us that  we did not  come under the Lemieux Act, as  the copper mines were not considered by the department as a public  utility. Then realizing that we  had all the power of capital, with  the public press, including mining  journals of Canada and America  printing lying reports sent out by  the agents of the Mine Owners' association against ns, we arrived at  a compromise.  *��� After the union voted on the  scale and we adopted it, we posted  a copy of the scale on a building at  the Mother Lode mine, so that the  men would know what they were  being paid, eo that they could make  their cards, supplied by the company daily, for that and other purposes. Mr. McAllister sent word  to the superintendent of the mine  to take the copy of the scale down,  as he had not been notified officially by the Greenwood Miners'  Union of the adoption of the scale,  We had theu to make a trip to the  B. C. Copper Co. and notify him to  that effect.  "The managers of the various  companies began to realize that the  men by being organized were a  power to be reckoned with, and Mr.  McAllister started in very soon to  show us that any man taking active part iu the union could not  work for him.  -' Notwithstanding the fact that  we did not ask for a raise for six  months after copper had advanced  to 24 ceuts, and when we did demand the raise we gave the management over one month's notice,  but when the price oi copper dropped and the conditions in the labor  market were favorable to the operators, the various managers of the  larger companies got together and  closed all the properties in the  Boundary without even 12 hours  notice, for no other reason than to  defeat the. objects of the said  Lemieux Act, as the minister of  Labor had given a decision after  we had settled our grievances iu  May, 1907, that a copper mine was  not a public utility.  "In May, 1908, the B. C. Copper Co. resumed operations under  a reduced scale, but as copper was  nearly one cent lower than when  they shut down, they could not  claim as an excuse the high wages  paid in November, as a reason for  shutting down in November, 1907,  During the shut-down of the B, C,  Copper Co.'s properties in November, 1907, and the resumption of  work in May, 1908, Mr. McAllister  was very active in getting the  Greenwood Board of Trade to adopt  certain resolutions placing all the  responsibilities of the closing down  of the B. C. Copper Go.'s properties on the laboring class, and the  same resolutions were published  and commeuts made in a great  many of tho mining journals published in America. Mr. McAllister also tried to influence foremen  in charge of other properties near  Greenwood not to employ certain  men that belonged to the union,  giving as a reason that if the said  foreman employed union men that  they would divide their wages with  the men that he was trying to drive  out of Greenwood, and he also  made the remark that he had two  good men in the union to report  what was going on.  " In the appointmeut of E. G.  Warren to the position of manager  to the B. C. Copper Co.'s smelter,  we believe that we can show to tbe  satisfaction of the Board, that the  only qualification he had for tbe  position was that he was president  Renewal of Hotel Licence  TAKE NOTICE that I, L E. Salter, ol  Midway,B.C..intend applying to theSnpsr  inteudeut of Provincial Police, at the expiration of one month from the date hereof, for a renewal of my hotel license for the premises  kuown aa the Hotel Spokaiie,sltUate at Midway  B.C.  Dated at Midway, B.C., 10th day of May, 1909,  Application tor Liquor License.  Take Notice that I, S. T. Larwm, of Rock  Creek, intend applying to the Superintendent  of.Police, at the expiration of one month front  the date hereof, for a renewal of my Hotel License for the premises known aajThe Riverside  Hotel, at Ruck Creek, B.C,  Dated thia 10th day of May, 1909.  SAMUEL T. LARUEN, Rock Creek.B.C.  Renewal of Hotel Licence  Taka notice that I Sivsrt Dahl.of Midway,intend applying to ths Superintendent of Provincial Police, at the expiration of one month from  date hereof, for a renewal of my Hotsl Licence  for the premisss known as the Central Hotel at  Midway*.  Dated tbis 10th dav of May, 1909.  Signed, SIVERT DA HI,  Application for Liquor License  Take notice that I,Evan O. Lewis.of Boundary  Falls, B. C, intend applying* to the Superintendent of Provincial Police, at tke expiration ef  one month ,*rom date hereof, for a. renewal of  my Hotel Licence for the premises known as tke  Smelter Hotel at Boundary FalM B. C.  Uaetd this *0th day of May. 1909,  Sfjrned, E. O. Lewis  of the Greenwood Board of Trade,  and the recognized political boss in  Greenwood of the Conservative  party in British Columbia, and that  the said E. G. Warren would use  his influence to disrupt Greenwood  Miners' Union.  " A few of the reasons that Mr.  McAllister wanted to disrupt the  union for were because the Greenwood Miners' Union were trying to  get the bpnefft- of certain laws on  the statute books of British Columbia, namely, the Master and  Servant's Act and the Workmen's  Compensation Act, and we believe  that we can show to the satisfaction of the Board that he has deliberately schemed to impress a company doctor on his employees to defeat tbe objects of said Acts. We  also believe thnt we can show to  the f-atisfaction of this Board tbat  there has been uo effort on the part  of the present management of the  B. C. Copper Co. to operate the  inines and smelter of the company  for the interests of the stockholders  as a whole, but their ouly object  was to handle a large tonnage, aud  in trying to treat a large tonnage it  resulted iu enormous losses to the  B. C. Copper Co., and we also accuse Mr. McAllister of using every  means in his power to compel  Greenwood Miners' Union to call a  strike so that he could place the re  (Continued oo Page 3.)  Strong Healthy Women  If a woman is strong and healthy in a womanly way, motherhood means to her but little suffering. The trouble lies  in the fact that the many women suffer from weakness and  disease of the distinctly feminine organism and are unfitted  for motherhood.    This can be remedied.  Dr. Pierce's Favorite Prescription  Cures the weaknesses and disorders of women.  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We Can Save Yon Mesey  T  ���  '���1  +  ���J  COMB TO THB  Times Office  FOR  YOUR  Job Printings  a THE   BOUNDARY CREEK TIMES  .CONCILIATION BOARD REPORT  (Continued from Page 2 )  ' spotieibility of liis mismanagement  'onto the -shoulders of Greenwood  Miners' Union. "  Attached to the address of the  ,- secretary of tlie union were the following demands:  1. That the management of the  B. C. Copper Co. recognize a committee from Greenwood Miners'  Union No. 22, W. F. M., to adjust  yall grievances between the B. C.  Copper Co. and its employees.  ' 2. That the B. C. Copper Co",  cease discriminating against members of Greenwood Miuers' Union  ;;-Nb. 22, W. F. M.  3. That the B. C. Copper Co.- reinstate J. B. King and T. Y. McKay in their employment, and pay  the said J. B. King and T. Y. McKay their wages in full from the  time of their dismissal until snch  time as they are reinstated.  A. That the B.   C.   Copper Co.  (-ball not discriminate against men  on account of their political opin-  '���- ions. '     '  5. That the B. C Copper Co.  shall not alter the existing conditions1 of employment of their employees without notifying the president or secretary of tho Greenwood  Miners' Union No. 22, W. P.'-M.f  and all notifications shall be in  writing.  6. Tliat the management of the  B. C. Copppr Co., or any of its  ofnV'-iivls, shall not use any influence,  or in any manner interfere with  their employees in their choice of  doctor or doctors.  7. That the management of the  B. C. Copper Co. cease in soliciting  the Board of Trade, and certain individuals, for the purpose of discrediting Greenwood Miners' Union  No. 22, W. F. M.  The first demand is for the recognition of the Greenwood Miners'  Union No. 22, Western Federation  of Miners.  The company claimed that Bome  of their employees are not members  of the union, and as to these it is  y manifestly unfair, under any circumstances, .that they should have  ,'to adjust grievances through the  union-. "-*���' The company also produced   letters  sent to  their, em-  v*i  .ployees.     (Letters   published  in  Judge Wilson's report last week.)  The secretary of the union,  George Heatherton, was called and  admitted that these letters were  regularly authorized at a meeting  . of the union and that he had. signed  and sealed them under such authorization and sent them to the men  whom tbey are addressed and that  this was their regular method of  procedure. He further testified  that they got new men by '* rustling " for them. They approached  a man two or three times, asking  him to join the union, and if he  did not do so they considered him  "unfair to organized labor" and  advertised him in their officicial organs as '-unfair to organized labor." On being asked if he thought  the union had the right to do this,  he said they had���that might was  right in the matter.  The company claimed that it waB  impossible for them to recognize or  deal with a union which would authorize such methods of blackmail  and intimidation, and that to negotiate with a man who justified and  approved such methods was impossible.  I think the company's position in  this matter is amply justified. I  have frequently read in the official  organs of the labor unions the advertisements referred to and have  Been many hand bills posted in  Miners'Union hall containing the  names and descriptions of men  who, it was alleged, were unfair to  organized labor, and were, therefore, "scabs," and were toget.no  employment of any kind. In such  cases these bills were scattered  broadcast through the mining country, both north and south of the  line���a terrible condition of affairs  to be permitted in a country where  law and order are supposed to prevail.  The second demand deals with  discrimination against members of  the Greenwood Miners' Union.  The representatives of the union  brought a number of witnesses who  testified as to discrimination. These  stated that a number of employees  had been dismissed shortly after  having shown activity in the affairs  of the union, or in canvassing the  employees of  the   company   who  were not members, with the object  of getting them to join the union.  In the majority of the cases mentioned, it was Bhown that the positions of the men dismissed were  filled by other members. cf the  Miners' Union, and that in all the  cases there was a good reason for  the dismissal of the men. These  facts were brought out from the  witnesses produced by the union  itself, and the company did not  bring in any evidence on the poinc,  as they claimed that no discrimination against members of the union  had been proved.  I cannot find tbat any discrimination has been proved. In fact, it  is quite clear from the evidence of  the union's own witnesses that the  company never made any enquiry  as to whether a man was a member  of the union or not.  The third demand embodied specific instances of alleged discrimination. The evidence given by J. B.  King shows that no discrimination  was made in his case. He admits  tbat he was told, when "he got  his time," that the company was  reducing its forces and was giving  the preference to married men. He  also testified that men were discharged at'the same time that he  was, and while he thought that  men had been taken on since, he  waa not positive of this. He ad  mitted that he had been guilty of  iufractions of the rules.  The evidence given by T. Y. McKay shows clearly that the company was reducing its forces at the  Mother Lode mine where he was  employed; that quite a number of  the men were laid off before he  was, and that the man who took  his position on the work. wa*. a  member of the Miners' Union. He  also admitted that he had broken  some of the rnles and had been absent frequently from work during  the time immediately preceding his  discbarge.  I do not find any discrimination  in either of these cases, as the company was justified, when makis-g a  reduction of its staff, in selecting  the men beBt fitted for tbe work,  and the fact that union men took  the places of these two shows there  was no discrimination against the  Miners' Union. I do not think  that any injustice was done to either  J. B. King or T. Y. McKay in  their discharge, and therefore c4n  not find that the company should  pay either of these meu auy wages  as is demanded.  The fourth demand speaks of  discrimination ou account of political opinions. There was no evidence produced that any such discrimination took place.  The fifth demand, that the com-'  pany should not alter any existing  condition of employment of their  employees without notifying the  union, ib of a very general nature.  No evidence was given by.the union  supporting tlie demand or pointing  out more specifically the conditions  referred to. I do not think it either  practicable or reasonable that the  company should be required to give  such notice.  The sixth demand deals with the  question of a choice of doctor for a  the men. The union produced no  witnesses to show that the present  system worked any hardship upon  any of the employees of the company. This was the only question  tlte company produced any evidence on, as its manager had-taken  a personal interest aud pride in  improving the condition of its employees so far as medical and hospital attendance is concerned. The  company went fully into the arrangements made in this respect,  aud showed that the change iu the  arrangements, which appears to be  found fault with in this demand,  has operated very greatly to the  advantage of the employees and  their families. The change spoken  of involved the election of doctors  by tbe employees, the majority in  favor of the present doctors and of  the new system being overwhelming, and as a result the men now  have a well equipped emergency  hospital and surgery at the Mother  Lode mine, and all first aid necessaries at the stnelfcpr nnd at the different other properties operated by  tbe company. The monthly fee  uuder the new arrangement includes a great number of common  diseases for which the inen formerly  had to pay the ordinary doctor's  fees, and the fees for attendance on  families of employees have been  very materially reduced by the new  syFtem.'  The seventh demand speaks of  the solicitation of thu V, >u<l of  Trade and certain individuals  by the B C. Copper company,  for the purpose of discrediting  tbe union. The union cllidals  produced a large number of witnesses, members of the Board of  Trade, nominally to testify to this  point, but quite evidently for tlie  purpose of intimidating the trades  people aud others called, and of injuring their trade with the laboring  class. AH their men stated positively tliat no solicitation of any  kind had been made to them for  the purpose of discrediting the  i.nion, and I find that the management of the company has not so  solicited either the Board of Trade  or other individuals, as is charged.  Edward Cronvn.  The Bank of Commerce have  opened a branch of the Bank at  Nakusp with N. G. Gang-nan as  manager.  MINERAL ACT  Certificate of Improvements.  NOTICK.  Grand View Fractional, Mineral Claim, situate  in the Greenwood Mining Division oi Yale  District. Where located: Lour Lake Camp.  TAKE NOTICE tbatl. Bertha C. Thomet,  Executrix of the Estate of the late Charles  L. Thomet. Free Miner's certificate No. B14269,  Intend, sixty days from date hereof, to apply  to the Minin-f Recorderfor a Certificate of Improvements, for the purpose of obtaining a  Crown Grant of the above claim.  And further take notice that'action under section 37, must be commenced before the issuance  of such Certificate of Improvements.  Dated this 1st dav of Mav,  A.D. 190*).  Bertha C. Thomet Executrix of  the  Estate of  late Charles L. Thomet.  MINERAL ACT-  Certificate of Improvements  NOTICE  9S  "Alaska" aud<"Buater1' Mineral Claims, situate  in tbe Greenwood Mining Dirision of Yale  District. Where located: on Wallace Mountain.  TAKE NOTICE that I.jlsaac H. Hallett, as  agent for Joseph P. Kelly, Free Miner's  Certificate No. B14241, and'Kate T. McKenzie,  Free Miner's Certificate Mn. E26303, intend, sixty days from date hereof, toapply to the Mining Recorder for Certificates of Improvements,  for tbe purooseof obtaining Crown Grants of  tbe above claims.  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NORTH  Were You a Winner  Last Month?  Did you get fromyour sack of Royal Standard Flour a  coupon which entitled you to a 109 piece china dinner set?  If-you did not, keep your coupons���you may win next month.  The prizes will be given no matter when the lucky coupons  are returned. Do not forget that we are giving away 10  sets of dishes every month, and that every 49 lb. sack contains a coupon.  Then, Royal Standard Flour is a different flour���a better-  flour���a purer flour than you have been accustomed to heretofore. It is milled from the best selected wheat grown in  the Canadian West���watched and guarded through every  process, until it i-s the cleanest, sweetest, most wholesome  flour you have ever us<.d.  Order a sack from your grocer to-day. It will be a delight to vou.    Manufactured by  VANCOUVER MILLING & GRAIN C0..LTD.,  Vancouver, B.C.  Tea  Coffee  Spices  and Extracts  Reoeived High*-* Award  Dominion Exhibition 1906  i  TIbi�� B>��mn&&ry9s>  ��u\  Cbe...  Boundary  4  Creek times  T5-*    jQ��*  I  SOUTH  The City oi Greenwood is surrounded by Mining Camps, which have great bodies of low/  grade ore, and some of the riehest high-grade veins that have ever been   discovered,  Greenwood has big Smelters and proven mines, and a mineralized area of boundless  possibilities.  There is now a revival of mining in the Boundary Country, of which Greenwoood is the  Centre,  The day is near when as many thousands ot men will be employed in the Boundary mines  as there are hundreds now.  All that is required is more capital to work the wonderful deposits of mineral in thc richly  favored Boundary.  For information- Address.  FRED'K. W. McLAlNE, Secretary Greenwood Board of Trade.  is   the Pioneer Weekly  of the Boundary Creek  Mining District.  IThe Times bas the  most complete Stock of  Type, Inks, Paper, in  the Boundary.  ���J" The Times is improving its stock, enlarging  its circulation, widening  its interests every  month.  ���^ The   Times,   in    Job  Work,   Advertising,   in  News Getting and  Giving    can    deliver     the ���  goods.  SEE IF IT CAN'T.  ���[ Subscribe For,Advertise In, Send Your Job  Work to the Boundary's  Leading Paper, THE   BOUNDARY CREEK TIMES  m^mmmmmOm^lm  TOWN lOTICo  Judge Brown returned from the  coast on Monday.  Jim  Dale, of Carmi, was a visitor to town Ibis week.  H. C- Ctunmins left for Nelson  tlie early part of the week,  George   Barber,   of  Kossland,  ���*.*as a visitor in town   this  week  A.   Roberts    of  Meyers Creek  waa a visitor to town   last   week.  ���*���*-- 4* 4 4 4-���4*-*"*-4* 4-4* 4"*- -*"**'f4'4*4'*****-4'4��4*4��  4��  ��*  4-  4-  4��  4��  TO RENT  Fine 6-roomed modern house.  4-Rootued   Cottage.  Suite of Rooms in a Block.  One Furnished Room.  FOR SALE  City Lots at all prices,  Fit-e Ranch comprising 715   acres.  4-  4*  4*  4-  ���1=  | Bealey Investment & Trust Co., Ltd. *  ju OPPOSITE THE POST OITIC8. ��,  4�� ���f*��> ���$��� -^4��4*-f-'-I--fr -f**!��� ���*?��� -I**���$��� 4**-V4*-*!��� *<��� ���fr*-!'-I-���$-��������?��� ��{���  -^?&i&^$5x&z��?2*5s}*!& j^js^s^s^  fl*  *���/���  LAGER AND PORTER,  GINGER ALE, GINGER BEER,  ALL KINDS OF  ^AR^ONATED DRINKS  ft  t\  J!  i  i  P//VT BOTTLES FOR FAMILY  USE  Bottled and Draught Be-er.  Phone 138, Greenwood  Phnenix Rrewprv C(\    Successors to the   J  riiuemx  Dicwcrjf LO., Elkhorn Brewery Co    I  ?jHK>*3-*h*-- ^&ri3*j&f&.~i~ :^a^^i^��i^^l^��^i^i*XC^O��^Si^��^^-  ��J*>J-��-i il J-JH *��' 1. in���������  ppiipllVN^^:  RAILWAY  RETURN  Excursion  Rates  From  .O  reenwood  o  Seattle  Tickets on sale dailv. May  YY)\.h to (Jet. 14th. Final return limit 15 days Corres-  l<oii(iing fares from other  points.  �����"-'���,���?-������-*;:.. .  I'-Yy-i^- . ����� *. is-.s^.'j,-5  Snynopsis ol Canadian North-West  HOMESTEAD REGULATIONS.  T1CK10TS at  REDUCED RATES  will also be on sale on       |  June 2nd and 3rd,  July 2nd and 3rd,  August llth and 12th, to    j  Eastern Destinations!  in Canada   and    the   United;  States, with choice of routes  and final return  limit of Oct.  31st.     For   full    particulars  apply to      J. E. Proctor,  D.P.A., Calgary, Alta.  E. R  Rkdi'atii, Ageut,  Greenwood, B.C.  AN V .-ivniliilile *'*imiiiiuii T.aiuls within tlie  Kaihvav Tli-.U in Hniisli Culumiiia, limy be  lionieKt--ad^d by anv pel ~nti wli.t i.s tlie* sole head  ��i a family, or any male <i-<vi* 13 years of a*j*e.  tn the extent "f.,ii*--i|uafter *-ei-tinn nf ltjtl acre:-.,  more or les-s,  Kntrv must be ni'idt* -j'-i^-'ttally at the loca  land iiflice fnr the ctisrici in wliicli the land is  ���situate. Kntr.v by jiroxy may. however, be  made on certain cmi-litioiiK by the father,  mothei*. snii. daughter, brother or sister, of an  iuteudiuM' linnie--tea der.  The Innnesteader is required to preform the  Conditions eniinei'totl tliere wiih under one nf  th- followini." jilans;  li Al least mx iii.iiitli-,' resii'.eiii-e upon and  ciiliivatioM of Hi.- land in each year for three  y-.-irs.  1 2' If lhe fa ther 'or mot lier. if the father i.s de  Leased), nl Uie homestead*.'! resides upon a farm  iu the \ idiiity of the laud entered for. lhe re  ijiiiii-iueuts as to residence may besatisfied by  such persou residing* witb ibe father or mother.  (.*) If the settler has bis   permanent   residence  pon fannini*- laud mvi.ed by hini in   the   viciii  ity of his linmestead. the leijiiireiiients as lo res  idi'tice   may   be  satisfied by ivsiilence ujioit the  said land.  Si.x months' notico in wiiii.-(.-*il*niild be-^iveii  to the Commissioiu-r of Dominion I.aud.s at Ot  taua uf intention to applv for patent.  Coal.-Coal itiiiiin-,' rights nmy be htased fora  period.if twenty-one years at au  annual  re.*.tal  of"l. per acre.    Not   more tliau-2.��(iOacres* Bhall  be leased to one individual or company.    A rov-  ality at the  r.iteolQve ce.its per ton" shall   lie  ollected on the merchantable coal mined.  ���A*. -SV. COKY,  Deputy of the Minister of the Interior  N. It.���Unauthorized publication of this ad  vertisBnieut will nut tie paid for.  Corporation  of the  City of  Greenwood.  i     NOTiCi-", i.s  her-iliy   (,-iven  that  the  ��� Assc.s.smont Roll of the year   1909   has  I licet] returned,  an 1   can   he   inspected  1 by any person having* an interest there-  j in until the sitting of the Court of Revision.    The lirst sitlin*,-* of   the  Couit  j of   Revision   on   the  said   Assessment  j Roll   will   he   held   in    the City Hall,  Greenwood, on Tuesday, life 2'.-th   clay  ! of June. l'Ni'l. at Id o'clock    a in.    Any  | person   (Icsirinj--    to   make    ccinpaint  ! against his or her assessment must give  nolice in writinjj to the A.*- ,i_ssor, stat-  i-jff the ground of his or her complaint  at least ten days "before the said  dale.  Oated at (ire.-mvnorl, 1" C, Mav20,1909.  ; G. B. Tavi.oi*, CMC.  Sidney ()li ver, phone   B .51,  will sup-'  ���>iy your ice need *.. !  Phone 1151 if you need ice.  Born���To Mr. aud Mrs. John  Nyherg, at the Mother L,ode, June  21, n sen.  l?obert Keffer has returned  home from college for the summer  vacation.  Mips Ida Shaw returned to  Greenwood on Thursday from  Keremeor,.  The f-Ti und-*. around St. Jude's  church are looking-green and well  kept once more.  Archie Gillis and Hugb McGillvray left on Thursday morning for Spokane.  J. I. E. Corbett., from Nelson,  is rclieviug J. T. Beattie at tbe  Bank of Commerce.  The Greenwood Junior baseball  team will play the Phoenix Juniors on Saturday afternoon.  J. Dunlop will take over the  duties ol local C. P. K. ticket  agent from the first of July.  Mrs. Alex. Robinson came in  on Thursday's train from Grand  Forks on a visit to Mrs J. E.  Sutherland.  Mrs. H. B. Stow entertained a  few friends at her house on Thursday evening, in honor of her visitor, Miss Beldou.  Arnold Hallett, formally of  Greenwood, has a flourishing  business at Calgary. He handles  rubber hose of every  description.  Mr. and Mrs. M. D. Mcintosh,  of the Motherlode mine, left this  week for Seattle and the Exposition. They will be away about  two weeks.  T, Lyons has returned from the  Lardeau country where he was  working for the Canada Marble  Company, who are installing new  machinery.  J. D. Spence returned from the  coast on Monday where he had  been attending a sitting of the  Full Court. Mr. Spence met many  old Greenwoodites.  VV. E Hodges, of Vancouver,  B. C, is registered at the Imperial  hotel. Mr. Hodges is adjusting  the business of the estate of the  late Christopher Wood.  Robert Wood came down from  the Sally mine. West Fork, on  Monday to attend the wedding of  lm niece Miss Minkler. He was  accompanied bv Hugh Wood.  Thero is a movement on foot in  Grand Forks to build a firs (-class  opera houi-e. Tt i.M badly needed.  n-* Greenwood amateurs know bv  experience* in former visilr. to nur  sister city.  A. J. Burnside, late accountant of the Nelson branch of the  Canadian Bank of Commerce and  formerly of Gieenwood, has beeu  appointed manager at Warner,  Alberta.  A Canadian Pacific train was  held up at Sicamous, B. C., this  week. Our postmaster. K. C. B.  Frith, was a passenger. The robbers got nothing for their pains  and are still at large.  Mr. and Mrs. W. Mitchell and  family arrived this week from  Mullan, Idaho, and will make  Greenwood their permanent home.  Mr. Mitchell has been employed  as diamond setter by the B. C.  Copper Co.  St. Jude's Guild will meet next  Tuesday at the home of Mrs. H.  B. Stow. As this is tbe last  meeting of thc summer and as  there is some special business to  be transacted, it is urged that  there be a large attendance.  Patriotic services will be held  next Sabbath at the Presbyterian  church, morning and evening.  The Sunday school scholars are  asked to attend the morning  service, and so there will be uo  Suuday school in the afternoon.  J. McMynn and G. K. Lourk  were visitors in low.i this week,  from Rock Creek n-nd Myncaster.  Both gentlemen v '.--re enthusiaBtic  over the prosper', of good crops  nnd'good returns iu the Kettle-  River valley and its vicinity this  year.  Joe Wilmshurst, District Supt.  of roads, is construe ting a new  road from Midway to the ranches  on I agrarian*, mountain. The road  to Copper camp is being put in  good repair. The Eholt streets  aud roads in the vicinity are also  being cleared of loose stones and  will be much improved.  Tbe cotta-n- on Twin creek, between the City Mall and the water  tank, is being overhauled by the  carpenters thi-.-, week, and, n'-  this disr-riptinn of the above  domicile in somewhat lengthy,  the cottage will be referred to in  the future bv some euphonious  title, as yot to be discovered by  the new tenants.  The Farmers Association of  Rock Creek met at the Riverside  Hotel, on Wednesday last. There  were 41 members present. An informal talk on soil culture and  irrigation by Government Lecturer D. V. Curry and remarks  on spraying and pruning by Mr.  Honsberger of Grand Forks, were  appreciated by those present.  The smoker held on Saturday  evening last, in the Eagles Hall,  in honor of Premier McBride.  Thomas Taylor, Minister of Mines  and Martin Burrell,our Dominion  Member, was an unqualified success. Interesting speeches and  much sociability were the order  of the evening and everyone went  home wishing it happened more  often. The Premier's tour through  the Province has been marked by  informal gatherings rather than  political meetings, and these social  evenings are much appreciated.  The promenade concert given  by the ladies of St. Jude's church  on Wednesday evening last, at the  Eagles' hall, was largely attended  and much enjoyed by those present. Local talent was responsible for a splendid musical program The following ladies and  gentlemen took part: Mrs. C.  IE,. Shaw, a song; Mr. A. Burnett, recitation; Messrs. Jory.  Hopkins and Thomas, banjo,  mandolin and piano solos; Mrs.  H. B. Stow, song; Miss Beldon,  piano solo; Mrs. S. E. Belt, song;  Rev. V. Venables, s^rg; Mrs.  Oppenheimer, song; Mr. T.  Stuart-Palmer, song; Mr.T. Phillips, song. Refreshments were  served, and dancing indulged in  after the musical entertainment  was concluded.  NEW FRUIT  LfillU LIYVJLjKjI  The MyerholT ra-ich, adjoining the  Midvyay townsite, has been acquired hy  one of the proprietors of the Vancouver Saturday Sunset, a most excellent  paper, and is being* sub-divided into  small blocks for fruit culture. Already  many applications for land have been  received by the new owners. This  property is one nf Ihe best pieces of  land in the district. A systeir of irri-  f-aiion from ' Kettle river by water  wheel and Ihiine is iu project. Tht  name of the companv is the Midway  Fruit, Land & Power Co.  Hands, a Brush,   I on  n  I ir  and a Can of J<* p-d-LdW  Will work wonders in every House.  All sizes, 25c to $3.50.  Some artic'ei* on which JAP-A-LAC  should be  used���Floors, Radiators,  Plate Racks, Porch Furniture, Chairs, and Irons,   Refrigerators,   Wicker  Furniture, Tables, Linoleums, Wire Screens, all  Woodwork, Chandeliers,  Picture Frames, Weather Beaten Doors.  WEARS LIKE IRON.  A. E. Ashcroft. Cs. resident  engineer of the Aberdeen Estate  near Vernon has being retained  by tbe 1"{. C. Horticultural Estate  at VValbachin ar, consulting engineer.  Between 50 and 100 persons are  known to be dead as the result of  an earthquake whicli shook the  south of France last week. War  ships iu the harbor of Toulon  were broken loose from their  mooring by the force of tlie shock.  Scores of homeless people are being cared for by tbe troops. It  is possible that scientists will  tell us that it is the European  manifestation of tbe same wave  tbat shook Manitoba recently.  METALS.  SICK SKINS IN SUMMER.  Summer is the hardest time for the  human slciu. Ils tklicale tiny pores,  if worked under the best conditions,  wjuld have a rviijrh time because of  the heat. How when thev hnve to work  when itnpired or damaged by sunburn and Ii-hI spots? Nu wouder one  has rough [Miches, freckle?, etc.  Zatu link heais, sick skins. When a  patch of skin on fare, neck, or arms is  blistered tiv the sun, apply Zam-liuk at  once. Il will cool and soothe beautifully,and new skiavvill bequiekly formed.  When you are foot sore, or have some  chaffed places, Zam Buk will give you  ease. When the mosquitoes raise lumps  on you, /"-am-Biik will stop that terrible  itching and smarting. Keep Zam-Buk  handy, use it freelv, and ihis will be  the happiest summer you have ever  spent, viewed from the skin health  standpoint"   All druggists and stores.  Ice eqnally suitable for refrigerators  or ice cream.    Phone BS1.  Sole  Agents  THE  Hunter-Kendrick Co. Ltd  ;  ���^VA/J  m ^^tf^^^i m*^^**^ &^^ ^^^m*^J <**^f$*^f P^y&^^^^ymfm*^,  Palace Livery Stables  i iii fl.i.ci��.  7 (PIANO)  PIANO, OR( j AN, THICORY, HAR  MONY,     INTERPRETATION  At the   PACIFIC   HOTEL,  Monday  of Each Week  FOR SALE  Household Effects  and Furniture ....  Apply Dr. Oppenheimer's  residence,    between   11-2.  MINERAL ACT.  Certificate of Improvements.  NOTICE.  "Won-lerful'" Mineral Claim, situate iu the  Greenwood Miniuir Uivisioii ol Yale District.  Where located:��� Smith Fas', of Boundary  Falls nearthel* irnct.  TAKE NOTICE that I, Mark ChrUtensen  Free Miners' Certificate No. B144S2,ln-  tend, sixty days from the date hereof, to apply  to the Mining Recorder for a Certifica'.e of Improvements, for the purpose ot obtaining a  Crown Grant of the above claim.  And further take notice that action, under  Saction 37, must be commenced before the  issuance of such Certificate of Improremente.  Dated this 17th day of May, A.D. 1909  MINING CLAIM FOR SALE.  Ia Wellington Camp. The property known as Tbe Golden  Crown, with plant and .equipment kow found thereon. For  terms and particulars apply to  G. R. Col-dwell, Brandon, Manitoba.  ID  fl  DRAYING���We Can Move Anything  P. C.  BUCKLESS       PR0PRIE TOR  ������JM**  THE CANADIAN BANK  OF COMMERCE  IIKAD  OFFICE, TOHOXTO  ESTAUI.ISIIKI)  1867  B. E. WALKER, President  ALEXANDER LAIRD, Gene.'al Ilsna-er  Paid-up Capital, $10,000,000  Reserve Fund, -   6,000,000  Branches throughout Canada, and in the United States and England "  SAVINGS BANK DEPARTMENT  Deposits of $1 and upwards are received and interest allowed at current  rates.    Accounts   may be opened in the names of two or'  more   persons and withdrawals made   by any  one of tliem or by the survivor. i2'4  SAVING'S BANK DEPARTMENT.  J, T. BEATTIE, Manager - Greenwood   Branch  It  HS^S-W^-jP^^-St-H*-^^  Just the thing  CORBY'S SPECIAL SELECTED  F  New York, June 24���Silyer,  52;Y,; Electrolytic copper, I3yi to  13,  London, June 24���Silver 24>s;  lead, ,��13.  June 24 -Closing quotations on  the New York curb and Spokane  exchange:  Bid    Aaked  B. C, Copper 7.21^ 7.37#  Granbj      90.00 110.00  Dominion Copper    .04 .08  ���=1  GREENWOOD  and MIDWAY  STAGE  Leav*s   Cire-. nwootl at 7 a m    to  connect witli Spokaue train; ind  at 2 p.m    with Keremeos train.  J. McDonell.  ik  jM  Hotel Licence.  Take in-*.;,-.- ;'.::.: I. ** iioi;i:i��"V:il.-h nf I!rides-  ville, !!. C. i'lU-ii.l ;i|>; lvitiir '" '���l"' Sii|il'i iitten-  c!ont n! I,ri)vi::r"al l***'.i'*i\ :it the c'X-ii'n'.inii nf  one iiiinilli f-tiiM ('���t'e licrcof. for a Hoti-l l.i-  crrKV f'tMlii- prrn-i--('s Known asilu- Hridesvilli*  Hotol at Hriilesvilli-. IS. C.  Dat >-d tliis !.!. ila-l id J ma*. '''./'.  Tliomas Walsh.  Docs the milk sout? . Phone B 51 for  ice.  A SXAL'���Por Sale, the improvement.-; oti a youtl Homestead.  SOr-cres in wl*-?**.*, 30 acres sum-  ncr fillow. Will sell af a very  reasonable li^ure. ') miles from  Ferry, Wut-,1). Cutue and look it  over.    Joe Cx, Ferrv, Wat-h.  WHISKY  greenwood Ciquor Co.  i  I  I  i  1!  I  I IMPORTERS GREENWOOD  il  I  fl  ���i  i  f!  fl  f!  ���X-":"K'-:--K''>->W--M*-X-��'J'K��\*->'>->-' ���? *ttW~}<"}$<rt>&&��m>*>+4<>*><>&9*>*>Q'  MOVED  TO THK  Wallace-Miller Block  Next Door to P. W. George's  J. L. WHITE  Successor to White Bros.  We have a large and well assarted stock of Hammocks,  The prices are low and  the  colors well  assorted. 3  Drop in and have look at them, j  -MTIift-.^ ' Til iiTi inn  -* "T"TT-*  BOOKSELLER AND STATIONER,   KODAKS  AND SUPPLIES

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