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Array Vol. 10.  GREENWOOD, B. C.FRIDAY   SEPTEMBER 22, l%5.  No. 3  The  otore  The  Store  Another Large Shipment of JAP-A-LAC  To every Lady calling at our store a sample can of any of the  following colors : White, Black, Ground, Walnut, Oak, Cherry,  Mahogany, Ox Blood, Natural, Empire Blue, Malachite,  Green  EASILY APPLIED,  QUICKLY DRIED.  ii  Wears Like Iron  .  No  Home   Is  Complete  Without  9*  Axx old worn out watch requires considerable  expense to keep it in repair. After years of  constant running the delicate parts become  worn and weak, and will not do their work  properly. The only remedy is to replace it  with - a   uew   one   that   carries    a   guarantee.  Regina  F  "Watches  Dr, Mathison left on Monday to be  away a few weeks.  ��� Additional . contributions received  this week towards the ambulance fund  were Dr. Foster 35 and J. R. Brown  $5, making a total to date of $525.00,  Hank J. Logan, M. P., and A. Dy*  ment, M. P., were visitors to Greenwood last week. Mr. Logan represents  Cumberland, N. S., and Mr. Dyment  Algoma, Ont. They are making a  tour of the West and will return home  by San Francisco and the American  roads.  MIDWAY.  A. LOGAN & CO.  JEWELERS  GREENWOOD.  *&&$*  FRIDAY and SATURDAY Sept. 22-23  On above days we cordially invite all Ladies to visit our  Millinery show rooms, and inspect the fall and winter  styles of Pattern Hats and Millinery novelties. Miss  Young- who is in charge of this department has just arrived fvom eastern cities br-nging many exclusive styles  and models that will only be shown by us.  iPECIAL DISPLAY ON GROUND FLOOR  Ladies   Winter   Coats,   Dress   Goods,  Velvets.  Shoes,  Gloves and  ��� Ladies Ready-to wear Clothing.   - ��� ���-.  FURS never were more stylish looking  There is Americau dash in the makeup of the new furs-  good style, good furs and modest prices. Now is the best  time to buy.    Let no one miss the sight of our magnificent  display.  AUBITORIUP1  One Night only  -*-**-���  RENDELL & C  Store closes daily at seven o'clock, except  Saturdays at 10 p. m.  a *-**_--saB -_-?*-___������  Mr.  C. P. Walker presents  the eminent actor  MR,  Harold Nelson  Supported   by  Mr.  Clifford  Lane Bruce aud a capable  company in  "FRINGE  OTTO'  Olis Skinner's Grcal Play,  A Sumptuous Production  of the Most Fascinating  Romantic Play of the  Past Decade,  PRICES $1,00 and 75 cts.  Seats on sale Lt both  TARIFF CHANGES  drug stores.  Dominion   Cabinet   Ministers  Boundary District.  Visit  DELIGHTED   WITH  VISIT  Mining  Men   Prcseut  Their  Views  Regarding Tariff.  J  Probably the Boundary district and  other sections of the province will derive more benefit from the visits of the  members of the tariff commission than  from any changes that are likely to be  made in the tariff. The commission  is comprised of Hon. W. S. Fielding,  minister of finance, chairman ; Hon.  Wm. Patterson, minister of customs ;  Hon. L" P* Brodeur, minister of inland revenue, and John* Bain, secretary. Hon. Senator Tenipleman, as a  member of the cabinet, has been invited to take part in the proceedings  at the sittings in this province. In addition to securing information relating  to the tariff, the members of the commission are anxious to make themselves thoroughly acquainted with  British Columbia and its resources.  Although a prominent member of the  Dominion ... government since the advent of Liberals to power in 1896, this  is the first opportunity Mr. Fielding  has had to visit British Columbia. To  day h_|is| as he himself now terms it,  an enthusiastic "booster" for British'  Columbia. His colleagues are equally  enthusiastic and it is safe to say that  in the future when anything comes up  in the house of commons affecting the  interests of this province, new and  sympathetic champions of the province  will be found iii the members of the  tariff commission.  THE VISIT HERE. !.'..  Tuesday the commission arrived in*  the Boundary after visiting Rossland  the previous day. Sightseeing in  Rossland, particularly underground, is  very fatiguing and Hon. Mr. Patterson found it necessary to go to Banff,  there to rest for a few days He was  accompanied by Miss Fielding and her  cousin, who are traveling with the  minister of finance. The minister of  customs regretted very much his inability to visit the Boundary, Duncan  Ross, M. P., met the met the visitors  at Grand Forks, and at Greenwood he  was joined by J. R. Brown, M. P. P.,  and Kenneth McKenzie, president of  the Greenwood Liberal association,  who exteuded-a cordial= welcomej===The-  party proceed to Midway by the afternoon train, and were met at the station by a large delegation of Midway  citizens, and representatives of the  Midway and Vernrm, and V., V. & E.  The ministers visited the "construction  work on both railways and were immediately impressed with the difficulties under which railways are constructed in this countro. Ferry was  also visited and visitors noted the contrast between the two railway towns  on opposite sides of the international  boundary line. Their comments were  not unfavorable to Midway. Another  surprise was awaiting them at the  Lancashire house. They were invited into the dining room and found a  gaily bedecked table loaded with.good  things. Flowers in abundance were  tastefully arranged, and these, with  home grown fruits displayed as only  Mrs. Dowding can, were a joy and a  wonder to the visitors. The luncheon  was purely informal and no speeches  were made. The visitors were then  driven to Greenwood.  THE SMOKER. ��  After dinner at the Imperial, a reception was tendered the distinguished  guests iu the rooms of the Greenwood  club, to which the public were invited.  About fifty of the residents of Green-  ��� wood and the surrounding district were  there to welcome the visitors. A new  surprise awaited the ministers. They  found that the big mining men were  the most versatile fellows in the world.  A. W. B. Hodges, who was introduced  to them as the general superintendent  of the biggest mining enterprises in  Canada, was next introduced to them  as a skilled musician, who could play  the piano, ler.d the chorus, sing a song  or conduct an opera. W. C; Thomas,  tha Dominion Copper company's superintendent, demonstrated that he was  equally ac home developing a new vein  of ore or an equally new and equally  intricate cake-walk. C. Scott Gallo-  wav, A. M. Whiteside, J. C. Cornish,  J. Kendell and others contributed to  the evening's entertainment.  A toast to the visitors was proposed .  and Messrs. Fielding, Brodeur and  Tenipleman respondod; All the  speeches were patticularly happy and  optimistic. They spoke in a hopeful  tone of the future of this great country  and they firmly believed that British  Columbia was to play no unimportant  part iu making Canada a great aud  prosperous conntry.  A very enjoyabld evening was concluded by a three-round contest between Stovve and Young, which was  fast aud furious, while it lasted.  THE SITTING.  The sitting of the commission was  held in the court house at 10 o'clock  Wednesday morning, Government'  Agent McMynn having' courteously  placed the court house at the disposal  of the commission. Mayor Naden, in  a neat speech,'cordially welcomed the  distinguished visitors. Incidentally  he pleaded with the commissioners not  to forget that the consumers had certain rights and that those rights should  not be lost sight of in protecting the  man uf acturers.  Mr. Fielding, in  reply, thanked  the  mayor for the cordiality   of the welcome.   He believed the mayor, in dis-^  cussing   the  tariff,   had   laid  down   a'   J  principle which any government could  wisely follow.  The smelting  and  mining industry,'  represented by  A B. W. Hodges, J. 15.  McAllister,    W.    C.   Thomas,   J.   R.   -���'  Drummond    Duncan    Mcintosh    and  others,  presented  their views   to   the  commission.    The sitting   was  an ex-,  tremely  interesting   one and while it  was anticipated it would not last more  than an hour it  was  after  one o'clock*  before the members of the commission  were:satisfied'.' The representatives of  the  big  mining  companies   had   pre-"  pared   a  memorial  succiently  setting  forth their demands.    This was placed  in the  hands of Mr.   McAllister, who  explained  their  requests  aud   at   the  same time gave a great deal  of  information   about   the   conditions    under  which the industry is being carried on.  . : Mr..'.'Fielding   asked question   after  question,   which   were   promptly   answered.    Occasionally  the minister of .  finance   would   piace   himself   in   the  position of the  Eastern manufacturer,  pleading for greater protection in order   ,  to draw out the arguments of the mining  men.    Mr.   McAllister  had at his  side   A.   W.   B.   Hodges   and   VV.   C.  Thomas, who ably  assistd him in the  discussion by asking many  questions  The minister of finance at  the close of   *  the session stated thut it was one of the  most important meeti-igs yet held.  The   memorial   of   the  mining   and  smelting  men''is*'given, below.     The  .greatest.stress.was laid,on_tlie_demand7  for the removalof the-duty on powder.  Evidence  was  given   to  show  that  a  combine  existed  between   the powder   .'  companies and that  the difference be- ���.  tsveen  the  price here   and   in   the adjoining  states  made  a��� difference   of-  nearly $42,000 in   mining operaiions in  ,the Boundary last year.    Evidence of:.;  the combine  was  produced  by D. W. ���-'���  Cummins of the Dominion Coppea com-o  pany    who   put  in   corresponeence  to.  show   that   the  American   representa-7-  tive of the powder companies-'.refused'..'7'  to   sell   in   Cananian   territory.    The  other strong request  was a reduction  of duty on all articles  use     in mini -g  and smelting not made in Canada.  tJuncan Mcintosh briefly stated the  case for the high grade mines. Below  is the menu-rial :  To Hon. W. S. Fielding. Hon. Wm.  Pattekson, Hon. L. P. Broueuk,  TAKI_K COMMIS.SIONKKS.  Sirs: The expenditure for mining  and smelting in the immediate district  which j ou are honoring today with  your visit was, during the past year,  in excess of three million of dollars.  This industry has been prosecuted for  thepisl eight year, without any appreciable return for invested capital.  In order that the industry be developed  to tha extent of even a small part of  its resources, more capital is necessary  and this can only be acquired by  achieved results. We believe that if  some ftatures of the existing tariff be  brought to your attention that you will  see tlie advisability of reducing the  burden in this respect in order to foster  an imporlant industry of this country.  We would suggest changes in the  tariff upon the following items:  1. Explosives.  2. St-uctural iron.  3. Bar steel.  4. Mining candles.  5. Rubber hese.  6- Iron pipe.  7. Rails.  8. Steel castings.  9. Machinery.  Concluded on page 6. BOUNDARY   GREEK   TIMES  PROFESSIONAL CARDS.  /.   H.   HALLET  Uakkistkr, Solicitor,  Notary  Public.  Ca'.ie Address:      hallett,"  ,.     L. .    ) Bedford "M'Neill's  -.-���in-.*-,   "j M���reiltj, .s, N*eai*s  ! Leiber's.  OiRSF.HWOOG,    _.    c.  J. P. MCLEOD  ���    IUkkistkr and Solicitor,  Ol'FICRS IN P. 0. ]*OX31.  Kl'NDI-'I.l. UI.-OCK Phonic SI  Over Uanki** Momn-rU      ORE EN W 001) ll.C  ..A.  ����� ASHCROFT.  Dominion and  Provincial   Land Surveyor.  Ainlng and Engineering Surveys.  Residence: . Church St. M-|nnie.lil5.  GREENWOOD. 1*. C.  ARTHUR M. WHITESIDE,  BARRISTER and SOLICITOR  Rend.>':l Block, Greenwood, B.C  OHARLES AE. SHAW,  Civil. Engineer.  Dominion    akb    Provinciai.  Land Sorvrvok,  )  llice wilU ("ramice & WicUwire.  Telephone No. 32.  GREENWOOD,    :       :       :'     ':    B.   G.  PROVINCIAL LAND SURVEYOR  - richard ii. nuimi  A. M. Can. Toe C. E.  Surveyor and Civil Engineer.  Surveys  on   Kettle   River .and   West  Fork promptly al tended to  at   regular  prices.  Address :    FAIRVI15W   P. .' 0.,  13. C  W. H. JEFFERY,  Consulting- Mining Engineer.  Propertiiis examined, ami ..reported   on.    Will  take ch:ir|ire of developuiniit work.-  Con-espoiuleiice solicited.  GREENWOOD,  B.   C.  T, F. SUTHERLAND  B. St.  PROVINCIAL AS3AYER  Shippers' Agent. Entire charge.'taken  of'corisigumeu;s of ore. Checking,  weighing, sampling and assaying  of samples.  GREENWOOD, B. C.  i#5pN>S   BOUNDAKV   VALLEY   LODGE  "--���-'-^���Scf**-'" No. 38.1. 0. 0. F.  Meets every Tiicsdav-.Evening at 8 00 in thu  I. O. O. F. Hall. A'cordial iuvi tntion is ex  tended lo all sojourning bruilmrn.  J.   McCKBA.ni b'BBI)   B.   ltOI.MES.  N. fi. Rec.-Sec  Cbe  Boundary Creek 'nines  -Issued eocrv Tridav  Duncan Ross - .Ma's.usinc.;" lini-ioV  SUBSCRIPTIONS IN ADVANCE.  Per Yeak    2 00  Six Months ..-       ....... 1 i*  To Foreign Countries- 2 ic  _____*>  , ^27tf**j53b. .  <jnEoy-^j!^!__-v  -..-i-o--  FRIDAY. SEPTICMBER 22, I105.  ____Bi  b__r_m  _____!  _&___'  VISITING >1 INISTERS.  The Boundary is sure to be  benefitted by the visit of Hon.  Mr. Fielding, minister of finance,  Hon. Mr. Brodeur, minister of-in-  land revenue, aud Hon. Senator  Tenipleman. The latter is no  stranger, as he finds time each  succeeding* year to come here and  note the remarkable progress of  the district. Mr. Fielding is  easily not only one ot" the brightest men in public life today but  takes a leading place iu the front  ranks of the statesmen whose  names are closely- identified with  tlio. history of Canada. Naturally  brilliant, aud with a seemingly  inexhaustible capacity for hard  work, he wants to see everything  worth seeing and make himself  thoroughly acquainted wilh every  part of the Dominion. Mr. Brodeur is oneoof the strong men  from   Quebec,   which   is   today  sending to the Dominiou parliament a class of members who in  debate, in their knowledge of  public affairs are the equal if  they do not outclass the representation from the other provinces  Canada is growing. The men  who are ia charge of it's affairs  are managing a veritable empire.  They have seen the Boundary, its  mines, its smelters, and they  have gone away believing that in  the work of making Canada a  great nation the exploitation of  our low grade mines will play no  small part.  The best friends of British'Columbia in the Dominion parliament are those who have seen  the province. The Times believes the province has found  new but powerful friends in  Messrs. Fielding, Patterson and  Brodeur.  SATISFACTORY RESULT.  Greenwood electoral district is  to have a board of license commissioners of its own. The McBride government was forced to  yield to the pressure of party  friends and. others and relieve  this district from the peculiar  operations of the Grand Forks  gang. The new board will be  appointed immediately. It is understood that the members thereof are to be Geo. Cunningham,  James Kerr and J. 1_. Jackson.  All are men of strict integrity,  and with such a board the public  have even' assurance that under  no circumstances can there be a  repetition, of those recent manipulations which were a disgrace to  a-Britishprovince....'  THE-'PIONEERS.  The new smelter aud Grand  Forks are still flirting with each  other.  i^mmmmmwmmmmmwmmmmmtd  There were a number of  Liberals iu the citp Tuesday and  Wednesday.  Gka_t must be scarce with the  American customs officials when  they hold up a coffin.  The Pioneers of Boundary and  Southern Okanagan are to be  congratulated on the success attending their recent banquet.  They are a.body of men to whom  this district owes much. They  are responsible for the initial development which led to making  this the most important mining  district in Canada, and their work  was done amid great hardships  and but little encouragement.  The organization of this baud of  men into a society was a happy  suggestion and the Times joins  with the matiy, other friends of  the Pioneers "in wishing them  prosperity and comfort.  The determined hostility of  the C. Pi R. to the Grand Trunk  TPacTITc^ wliTcTi^lIalr^fOiTiTd^opeti"  expression in the past fortnight,  confirms the West in its judgment that for the present, aud for  some years to come it will be desirable to continue the Liberals  iu power. Not until the Grand  Trunk Pacific is in 'Operation  from ocean to ocean will it be  safe to put in office a government  which will take its'railway policy  from E. B Osier, M. P., director  of the C. P. R. The disposition  ou the part of the Conservatives  to make it impossible for the G.  T. Pacific to compete with the  C. P. R. will not be forgotten by  the voters.-Winnipeg Free Press.  Any one who has read the Nelson Tribune for the past month  can easily understand John Houston's reasons for gettiug as far  from civilization as possible. It  is not to be wondered at that he  has hidden in a southern desert.  Chamberlain's   Cough   Remedy   Aids  Nature.  Medicines that aid nature are always  most effectual. Chamberlahi's Cough  Remedy acts* on this plan, It allays  the coufrlii relieves the lungs, aids expectoration, opens the secretions, and  aids nature in restoring- the system to  a healthy condition. It is famous for  its cures over a large part of the civilized world. Thousands have testified  to its superior excellence. It counteracts any tendency of a cold to result  in pneumonia. Sold hy all druggists.  A ri*;*\v years ago the Americans  were boycotting the Chinese.  This week the Ferry people cai-  turcd a Midway Chink aud he  looks so good to them that they  won't iet him come back.  The Times may have located  the "Cali" but assuredly it was  the saintly editor of the Nelson  Tribune that branded the  maverick.  BR MATHISON        - DENTIST  Out of Town for a few weeks.  GREENWOOD      -     -      B   C  ���"-���/W-'W*'  bpecial Sale  ���on  \P  -AND-  BED LOUNGES  For Two Weeks Only (cash)  Couches,"    finest     figured,  value Sio 50. Sale Price $9.00  Couches,     finest     figured,  Value Si6 50.   Sale Price  $U  Bed Lounges, value S20.00,  Sale Price $16.00  Bed Lounges, value S22 00  (new but shop worn)  Sale Price $17.50  Bed Lounges, value  $22.00  Sale Price $19.00  For Art Squares and Carpets  Heating Stoves and all lines of  House  Goods see the  Phone 16.  CAUL* ��P A86  STAR ^BAKERY  Where there is always on hand a good  supply of  HOME MADE BREAD.  CAKES, BUNS, Etc.  Fresh Stoek of Groceries always kept  Phone us your order.  i^^l^^^l^l^^^f^l^^l^^^^^t^l^m^A  till - MIDWAY  DAILY STAGE  i.kavks:  GREENWOOD  9:00 A. -m.  MIDWAY...   5:00 p. M.  Arrives:  MIDWAY    10:30 A. M.  GREENWOOD  6:30 v. M.  *?  V  f  V  A  FARE $100, ROUHD TRIP $1.50"  J. McDonell, Proprietor  CF*  CF*  CF*  CF*  CF*  CF*  CF*  CF*  CF*  CF*  CF*  CF*  CF*  CF*  CF*  CF*  CF*  CF*  CF*  CF*  Capital, all paid up. $14,000,000.  ..$10,000,000.  President .._okd Strathcona and Mount Royal,  Vice-President:   Hon. George A. Drummond.  --. General Manager :   E. S  Clotjston.  Branches in London,Eng. {cit^VtoSLf New York, Chicago.  Buy and sell Sterling Exchange and Cable Transfers ;��� Grant Commercial an  Travellers' Credits, available in any part'of the world.  Greenwood Branch,    W. F. PROCTOR, Manager.  >*_*  ���*_*>  *��=-9  >_5  K_3  *_**  *_?  x=9  *=_  *_*>  fe_>  *_*-  BnmmmmmmmmMmmmmxssm  S.BARRY YUILL  I* KACTICAL      WATCHMAKER       AND  JEWELLER.  All work guaranteed    GREENWOOD  >$ ty ty ty ty ty ty ty ty ty ty tytytyfytytytytytytytytytytyg  ty  ty  ty  ty  ty  ty  ty  ty  ty  ty  ty  Furnished or Unfurnished.  COMFORTABLE 5*R0OMED HOUSE  With Large Garden.  N��RTH   PART ��F  CITY  �� Apply to GEO. R. NADEN, Mgr.  ty  ty  m  !t��*^9����_��&4 1*3 k*j"_ ���&�� Jfc ��&*<&> t*K*��*fc t*fti ty&t ty ���&J1L t��* m%> ty tt* *%��*$>> ty  ty  ty  ty  ty  ty  ty  ty  ty  ty  ty  ty  ty  ty  ty  ty  ty  ty  ty  ty  THE CANADIAN BANK  OF COMMERCE  Paid-up Capital, $8,700,00.0        Reserve Fund, $3,500,000  HEAD OFFICE, TORONTO  B. E. WALKER, General Manager ALEX. LAIRD, Asst. Gen'l Manager  BANK MONEY  ORDERS  ISSUED AT THE FOLLOWING RATES:  $5 and under '.     3 cents  Over $5 and not exceeding $10     6 cents  "    $10       " " $30   10 cents  "   $30       " " $50    15 cents  These Orders are Payable at Par at any office in Canada of a Chartered Bank  (Yukon excepted), and at the principal banking; points in the United States.  Ni:COTIAULI{ AT A rlSKD. RATE AT .  # THE CA>?ADTAN BANK Oi* COMMERCE, LONDON, ENG.  They form -in excoiJiJii*. ni.-i hud of ;-t-ni'Uing small sums of money  *   "with sal-".y and al small cost.  Greenwood Branch   -  -   -  W. ALLISON, Manager.  WE ARE SOLE AGENTS IN  Evariste  Dupont  & Co's Clarets and Sauternes.  Sanderson's Scotch Whiskies.  Fromy, Rogee & Co's Brandies.  -Deiuhard-&-Co's-Rhiue���Wines = =   X  Red Raven Splits for High, Livers' LiversI  Kinderlen's  "Freebooter"-"Genuine: Holland Gin;  Pabst and Calgary Beer. :,v, ^ -7  "'  GREENWOOD LIQUOR  COMPANY  " ���HB��BM��_a_i_n��M_uja_____Ha_Knq_a____an___a^ ....  We carry a full line of Bar Fixtures and Glassware  '���������- ��� - ��� ' t  * - ���- ���   ' ���;���  *V B>      IM _8T& Bf A  Y  THE BARN WHERE IS KEPT  THE BEST OF DRIVERS AND  RIGS AS WELL AS SADDLE  AND PACK HORSES ARE ALWAYS  AT  YOUR   DISPOSAL.  Livery  ay, Grain m Feed Store  Can supply jem wants in all kinds of  Chopped Feed, Hay or Grain! :    :  Phone 19. Feed Store Phone 124  GEO. H. CROPLEY,  Proprietor,  i  *  V  t  ?  ?  ���  t  5:  :~:*��>**:��k-h<KmH^ BOUNDARY   GREEK   TIMES  VOL, 10, NO. 3. SEP. 22,1905  B. C. TELEPHONE GO.  New Lon? Distance System Fi nished  to Greenwood.  The British Columbia Telephone  company has made great improvements in its system during- the past  twelve months in different parts of  Southern British Columbia. The service in Rossland was changed last  year, a new metallic system being installed and new poles replacing the old  ones and the service placed in first-  class shape.  Last winter a telephone system was  installed at Eernie by the company,  which caused considerable excitement  in that burg and some litigation between the company and the city.  The Crow's INest Pass Coal company  finally purchased the system and the  City of Fernie paid all costs of litiga-  tion. ;  Work on the long distance telephone  line was commenced the 4th of June of  this year, at L,aurierx>n the boundary  line, whence it was continued to Cascade, Grand Forks, Phoenix, the work  occupying nearly four months. About  eleven hundred poles were used in the  construction of the new line. These  poles are 30 feet in length, not less  than 9 inches in diameter at the top  and 14 inches at the butt. The butts  are treated with carbolineum to preserve the wood. The distance between  poles is ISO feet. Each pole carries  from two to ten wires. In the cities,  of course, more wires are used.  This work has given employment to  upwards of twenty men during the  four-months of construction, and owing  to the good management displayed  and the skill of the men employed  there has been little or no interruption of the service, considering the  rough nature of the ground over which  the line occasionally passes and the  difficulties encountered during the process of transferring the wires.  The'work has been carried on under  the supervision ot G. C. Hodge, district superintendent, with S. S. Irwin  directing operations, and. it is needless to remark that ueither trouble  nor expense has been spared to.make  the the system an- up to-date one in  every particular.  Work will now be transferred to Nelson, where a new office has been erected, and where,the system will undergo a thorough overhauling, as was  done last year in Rossland.  CARD OF THANKS.  defect of Jhe eyes properly treated.  Satisfaction guaranteed. Difficult  cases especially invited.  Mr. and Mrs. W, S. Dale of Carmi,  111., wish to express their thanks to  those in Greenwood who assisted at  the funeral of their son, Charles Alfred  Dale, and also to the ladies of Greenwood for their kindness to and sympathy with their daughter, Mrs W. W.  Wood.  Manager Robert H. Cosgrove of the  Spokane Interstate fair has received  word of the shipment of a full carload  of high-class fireworks from the Pain  factory at Manhattan Beach, N. Y.  _T_ese__flreworks_will-be. used. to,irive  the "Fall of Port Arthur," which will  be part of the night shows of the fair  whi.h will be given on the fair grounds  in the eastern part of Spokane. The  pyrotechnic display will be the most  brilliant ever seen west of St. Paul.  The night shows promise to be the big  feature of this year's fair at Spokane,  and are expected to draw bigger crowds  than come to the daylight exhibitions.  MINERAL EXHIBIT.  E. E. Alexander, superintendent of  the mining department of tha Spokane.  Interstate fair, which is held October  9 to IS, was in the Boundary country  of,British Columbia last week, interesting the managers of the big mines  in the fair. He reports that the mine  owners are more interested this year  than ever before in the Spokane fair  becaure it is known ' thousands of  eastern visitors will be at the fair and  mining men as well as otners believe a  good showing of the resources of the  country ought to be made. Those  properties which have mining-exhibits  at Spokaue expect to add their newer  samples and those which have nothing  at Spokane will send ores. The different camps also are interested in the  contest for the silver cup which is to  be given this year to the camp making  the best district exhibit of minerals.  Mr. Alexander will spend most of  his time prior to the opening of the  fair visiting Camps.  Dr. Mecklenburg, lhe famous eye  expert, will be at the Thomas Drug  store, Greenwood, Oc. 23-23; Midway,  26 27; Phoenix, 20-22. Save your sight  by consulting him. Headaches, cro.-s  eyes, short sight, far sight and every  Dining Room  Our aim. is to suit the most  fastidious,    On the table  -. will be found all the de-  licies of the season.  A. new cook having taken  charge of the culliuery department    your   wants  will cheerfully be given  the utmost attention.  Special Rates to Steady Boarders and Roomers.  *E_gi___��__5��__SSSKS_S:*>a-  -       1  The Shoe Dealer who sells a  Mother a pair of Leckie Boots  for her Boy -will win the whole  footwear trade of the family.  Ask your dealer for L,eckie  Boots���you'll know them by the  Trade Mark on the sole.  MANUFACTURED   BY  VANCOUVER,     B.   C  Boundary-Helen Gold Milling Company,  LIMITKD  LIAUII.1TY.  -RTOTICETis li_*e_y_tf'L''e.__,-ll'*_ the Aniiual  J_^L General Meeting oKthe ShareVioldelt-s of  lhe above named Coi: pany will be held al the  office of the Company at Greenwood, 15. C, on  Monday, lhe 2nd day of October, VJO5, at the  hour of thi-ee o'clock in the afternoon.  Dated this22ud dav of ^eptem ber, 190s.  M. J.M. WOOD,  Secretary.  In the Matter of the Railway Act and  in the Matter of the Vancouver,  Victoria and Eastern Railway and  Navigation Company*  NOTICE is hereby yiveti that the amended  plan, profile and book of reference of the Sec  tion of the Vancouver. Victoria-and Eastern  Railway from Lot 641, Group One lo Section 3,  Towi'ship66, which has been duly approved,  was, ou the 13lh day o September, 1905, filed iu  '.he Ofiice of tlie Registrar of Titles for th  Dis'rict of Yale at Kanuoops, aud that the  plans, profile and book of reference of the preliminary location covering said Section duly  approved were filed 111 said registry office 011  the 16lh day of June, 1002.  A. H. MacNEILL,  Solicitor V., V. & E. R.v. & N. Co.  MINERAL ACT.  FLOYD & COX, Proprietors  PURE  MILK   AND CREAM  Delivered Daily to any part  of th*3 city.  NOTICE.  In tlie matter of the " Land Registry Act," and  in the Matter of the Title to the South Half  of Lot 16, Block " D," Map 2 8, Greenwood  City.-;  WHEREAS Certificate of Title cf "Fran  cesco I'era, being Certificate Number  3043a; to the above hereditaments, has been  lost or destroyed and application has been  made to me for a duplicate thereof.  NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that a duplicate 'Certificate of Title to the above hereditaments-will be issued at the expiration of  one mouth from the date hereof, unless in the  meantime valid objection to the contrary be  made 10 me in writing-.  Land Registry Ofiicei Kamloops, B. C, August  18. 1905. .    W. U. EDMONDS,  District Registrar.  X  ?  Y  Y  Y  Y  Y.  Y ���  ���A  A     G.   GUNDEBSON  Y '���������  Y  A  Y Finest wines, liquors and  X cigars at Bar.  I FINELY FURNISHED ROOMS. *  A   . . *  �� *3��X*->x��:^  PROPRIETOR  f  ���      A  First class Dining Room in   *  connection. *  Certificate of Improvements.  NOTICE.  "Hard Cash" "Mineral Claim, situate in the  Greenwood JMiniug Division of Yale District. Where located: Heaver Creek camp.  TAKE NOTICE that we. George M. Miller,  Free Miiier-s Cenificate No. BSsSO'", and  William Kiitiz." Free .Miner's Certificate "So. 15  S5.*i04, intend, sixty days from ihe date hereof.to  apply to tlie Mining Recorder lor Certificates  of Improvements lor the purpose -jf obtaining  Crown Grants of the above claims.  And further  take notice,  that actions, under  section 37, mast he commenced before the  ismi-  anceof such certMicates of improvements.  Dated this 20th dav nf September, A. D. 1-*0S.  Wood's FhosghoAIne,  The. Great English Remedy.  A positive euro for all forms of  Sexual Weakness, Montal and  befobeasd aftek Brain Worry, Emissions, Spermatorrhoea, Impotency, Elfecta of Abuse or  Excess, all of which lead to Consumption,  Infirmity, Insanity and an early grave. Prico  51 per pkg., six for So. One will please, six wiil  cure. Sold by all druggists or mailed in plain  package on receipt of price. Writef or Pamphlet.  The Wood Medicine Co., Windsor, Ontario.  ��0<X>OOC-KX'-<H><'KX'K'^^  1905-September 27 to October 7-1905  Under   the  auspices  of   the   Royal  Agricultural and Industrial Society.  Synopsis of Regulations Governing t s Disposal of Dominion Lands within t e  Railway Beit in the Province  British Columbia.  A LICENSE to cut timber can be  acquired only at public competition.  A rental of S5 per square mile is charged  for all timber berths excepting those  situated West of Yale for which the  rental is at the rate of 5 cents per acre  per annum.  In" addition to the rental, dues at the  following-rates are charged:���  Sawn lumber, 50 cents per thousand  feet B. M.  Railway t'es, eight and nine feet  long, \}i and IJ4 cents each..  Shingle bolts, 25 cents a cord.  All other products, 5 per cent on sales  A license is issued as soon as a berth  is granted but in unsurveyed territory  no timber can be cut on a berth until  the licensee has made a survey thereof.  Permits to cut timber are also granted at public competition, except in the  case of actual settlers, who require the  timber for their own use".  Settlers and others may also obtain  permits to cut up to 100 cords of wood  for sale without competition.  The'dues payable under a permit are  Si.50 per thousand feet B. M , for  square timber and sawlogs of any  wood except oak; from J_ to \y> cents  per lineal foot for building logs; from  12.J. to 25 cents per cord for wood; 1  cent for fence posts;'3 cents for railway ties; and 50 cents.per cord on  shingle bolts.  Leases for grazing-purposes sre issued for a term of twenty-one years  at a rental of two cents per acre per  annum, '  Coal lands may be purchased at $10  per acre for soft coal and $20 for anthracite. Not more than7 320 acres  may be acquired by one individual or  company. -  Royalty at the rale of 10 cents per  ton of 2,000 pounds is. collected oil the  gross output.  Entries for land for agricultural pur-  "poses-'tnap=be-"'made=personally���at-the-  local laud office for the district in  which the land to be taken ia. situated,  or if the homesteader desires, he may,  on application to the-Minister of the  Interior at Ottawa, the Commissioner  of Immigration at Winnipeg, or the  local agent for -the-District, within  which the land is situated, receive au  thority for some one to make entry for  him.  A fee of $10 is charged for a homestead entry.       "7  A settler who has received an entry  for a homestead is reduired to perform  the conditions connected therewith  under one of the following plans:  (1) At least six months'residence on  nnd cultivation of the land in each  year during the term of three years.  It is the practice of the Department  to require a settler to bring 15 acres  under cultivation, but if he prefers he  may substitute stock; and 20 head of  cattle, to be actually his own property,  with buildings for their accommodation will be accepted instead of the cultivation.  (2) If the father (or mother, if the  father is deceased) or any person who  is eligible to make a homes'eod entry  under the provisions Of the Act, resides upon a farm in the vicinity of  the land entered for by such person as  a homestead, the requirements of the  Act as to residence prior to obtaining  patent may be satislicd by such person  residing with the father or mother.  (3) If the settler has his peunanent  residence upon farming land owned by  him in the vicinity of his homestead,  the requirements of the act as to residence may be satisfied by residence  upon the said land.  Application for a patent should be  made at the end <f three years before  the local agent, sub agent or a hoine-  ste.-.d inspector.  "Before making an application for a  patent, the settler must give six  months'notice in writing to the Commissioner of Dominion Lands at Ottawa, of his intention to do so.  W. W. CORY.  Deputy of the Minister of the  ���   Interior,  Stupendous and'comprehensive array  of Exhibits representing the resources of all Canada.  $100,000 IN PRIZES and ATTRACTIONS $100,000  "  ' ���; ���'..... C  Enlarged grounds, new, handsome aud spacious buildings.  Championship acquatic,and Lacrosse Events.  Horse Racing, Broncho Busting, Military Parades and Exercises.  ROYAL IRISH GUARDS and other Famous Bands.  GRAND WATER CARNIVAL���Parade  of  Fraser river fishing fleet,'  patrol boats, II. M. warships, Indian War Canoes, etc. Indian sports  For all information write ������  W. H: KEARY, Secretary and Manager,  New Westminster, B. C.   <jj  6<KX>0^<XK><'M>CH--K^  ft$ft#ft&������ft-&ftftftftftttftftftOftft����ftft��ftftft#��#��&*H*-7-^^  * ���       .���:'���':                       7 -              a  if                                                                  ' it  t The best;                         *-..' ��*���  * ���  '   "77i -                 ��������� *  KNOWN  GREEN BONES, CUT FRESH  AT p#  if  if  ft  if  ft  ,��  *  ��  a  ft  ft  ft  *  ft  ��  *  ��  ft  ��  Q  �����  ft  ft  ft  ft  ft  ft  ft  ft  ft  ft  ft ft  9ftft&ftftftftftftftft��a��ftft&ftftftftftftttftttftftftftftftft&ft$��^  <Phone No. 29.  of every description, printed to suit  your own ideas, is tbe kind of work  our job department is daily executing.  MINERAL ACT 1896  Certificate of Improvement.  NOTICE.  "Gladstone" Mineral Claim, situate in tne  Greenwood Mitiinjr Division of Yale District. Where located: lu Greenwood camp.,  TAKK NOTICK tliat I, Isaac II. Hallett. as  ajreut forGeorce R. Naden. Free Miner's  Certificate No. 1185563. Frederic'* I!, 1-eniberton.  Free Miner's Certificate. No. 1585363, Howard  U. Kcmiard, l'ree Miner's Certificate No.H224H5  Clive Phillips-Woolley, Free Miner's Certlfi-  rate No. 1589599. and Kdiiiniid T.Wickwire,Pro*  Miner's Certilicate No. I'X0427, intend, sixty  (lavs from tlie date hereof, to apply to llie Mining Recorder for aCertificateof Improvements,  for the purpose of obtain'mi.*- 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    ot    Improvements, u  Dated this 25th dav of Jul v. A. I)., IW5.  I   II. HALLETT.  MINERAL ACT*  Certificate of of Improvements*  NOTICE.  '"���Contention Fractional" Mineral  Claim, sit.-  ate in  the  Greenwood  Minin_   Division of  Yale District.   Where located:    In  I'rovi-  dence Camp.  TAKKNOTICE-hatl, W. H. Cli.ippell Free.  Miner's Certificate No. J592935, inie-.id,  sixty days from the date hereof, to apply 10  to the Min'me- Recorder for a Certilicate of  Improvements, for the purpose of ubtainiuir a  Crown Grant of theabove claim.  And   further  take  notice that action, under  section 37, must be commenced  before  ihe  is-  suanceof such Certificate of Improvements.  1    P,-ited this 27lh day of Jnlv A   D. 1905.  MINERAL ACT.  Certificate of Improvements  NO-TICK.  -Blue Coat" and **Delnw>nte" mineral claims,  situate iu the Greenwood Miii'it*; Division  of Vale District. Where located: Iu Dead-  wood c imp.  TAKE NOTICE that I. Isaac If. Hal  lett, aciiiiir as a��cnt for Fr��'de>ic Keffer,  Free Miner's Certificate No. 1; XS079, intend,  sixty days from the date hereof, to applv to the  Mining Recorder for Certificates of Improvement;: for the purpose ,of *bbtaimnj,' Croivn  Grants of the above claim.  And  further take notice that acli.-us. uuder  section 37. must be commenced before  the is  stiance of such Certificates of Improvements.  Dated this 29th dav of April, ,**.. I).. l'*)5.  50 I. II. HA I.LETT.  MINERAL ACT  'Certificate of Improvements.  N.nci��. "  Lucky Shot Fraction, Myrtle No. 2. and Northern Dell Mineral Claims, situate in Greenwood MiniiiL' Division of' Vale District.  .Where located.: 111 Greenwood camp.  TAKB NOTICE that I Sydney M. Johnson,  acting as atrent for Eiiijar j. Smith, Flee  Miner's Certiiic.il.* Nn. I'.H5s7'<. W. II. Hambiiry.  Free Miner's Certilicaie No. I'S5>.77. Jos. V"'.  Tliomosnn. Free Miner's Certificate *_<���. H"ls2s!  and C. II. Reeves. Free Miller's Certificate No!  liOl-ltT*.. intend, sixty days from lhe date l*-erroi"|  to apply to the Mininif Recorder fora Certificate of Improvements foi the piii|iosc of ob-  tainiinr .1 Crown Grant of.the above claims.  And further take notice that action, under  section 37. must lu* commenced before the  issuance of such  Certilicnip of  Improvements.  Dated this 24th dav of    ulv. A. I>.. 1. 5.  SYDNEY M. JOHNSON, THE WASTE BUMP.  Gold is the most malleable of all  metals, and those next-in order are  silver, copper, platinum, iron, aluminum, tin, zinc and lead  The  largest  municipal   museum  in  .world is the American museum of  Natural History, New York city. The  mineralogical collection alone in this  museum has cost upwards of S300,0rj0.  In 1821 Mexico threw open her mines  to foreigners, offering special facilities  and inducements. The real history of  Mexican mines dates from the advent  of English and American capital into  that.'country.  Meteorites are of two classes���the  the stone and the iron. The former  are about ten times as numerous as  the latter. In the iron meteoiite, iron  usually forms more than 90 per cent of  the entire mass, but they are almost  invariably alloyed with nickel. In the  stony meteorites mineral combinations  occur which are peculiar to these  bodies and serve as one of the main  features in recognizing them when  they were not seentat the time of their  fall.  AtLivet, France, the Keller electric  furnaces for smelting iron ore are vat-  . shaped, and connected at their lower  ends by a central  well; four  are  usn-  * ally grouped together. The current  used in tne trial runs varied between  S10.600 and 12,000 amperes, at voltages  from 63 to 68; and the energy absorbed  Was 0.25 h. p. year per ton of a white  pig iron containing little silicon and  manganese, and 0.53 n. p. year for a  gray iron more silicious. The coke  used averaged 767 pounds per ton of  pig iron.prod need, and the estimated  cost of electrodes was 84 cents per ton  of iron.  The death rate from coal mine accidents >in Japan in 190s was 1.71 per  thousand; in, Russia,  2.53,   and in the  * United-States, 3.26.  The oldest   mineralogical   collection  ���in the United States is that  owned by  Harvard university, the  foundation of  which collection was begun in 1793.  Smelters in California buy thequartz  from the miners for fluxing purposes,  paying on t.ssay value. In this way  some hundreds of small mines are enabled to run at a profit.  Rocks that show special structure,  due to their once having been in a  molten state from which they were  solidified into their present chaaacter,  in Geology are known as igneous  They include lava, basalt, granite, etc.  Such rocks are not stratified, and may  occur in connection with sedimentary  rocks of any age,, as the igneous rocks  have usually been erupted from the interior of the earth and forced upward.  There are now in the United States  352 museums of all kinds, of which 240  are known as natural history museums  and 15 as science and fine arts. One  hundred and seventy-eight of of these  museums are attached to "schools and  colleges, 32 are controlled by societies,  16 are private or municipal institutions  and 30 have been established by the  ��� state_rindJeder.n_goy.erjTiuent,s.^=^^iT^  There are three important metals  that do not occur native���tin,-zinc and  nickel. Iron occurs native in infintisi-  mal quantities. Native lead is a decided rarity. Quicksilver occurs native  in small quantity. Native zinc was  reported from Georgia years ago, native tin was reported occurring in Siberian placers, native nickel was supposed to have been found in New  Caledonia. Investigation found these  discoveries to have beeti untrue.  A zinc aoof of the proper gauge  weighs from 125 to ISO pounds per 100  square feet; of lead and copper, 800  pounds; of slate, 700 to 900 pounds,  and of tiles, 1,500 pounds.  The'nitrogenous casein of skim milk  is used in the manufacture of a new  electrical insulator, called galalite,  sold in Germany. It can be tooled  easily, and compares favorably as an  insvlator with ebonite and porcelain.  Twenty-five years ago the loss in  silver-lead smelting was 20 per cent of  the content of the ore in those metals;  today the loss of lead is seldom in excess of 5 per cent, of silver less and of  gold practically nothing.  Millmen in Gilpin county, Colo., now  receive S2.50 per day of eight hours,  whereas heretofore they had worked 12  hours at S3. In consequence mill owners have advanced the cost of milling  about 12 per cent, per ton, or about 51  per ton, practically making mine operators pav for the change in the mill-  men's wages.  The silver mines of Schnee'oerg in  Saxony in the fifteenth century produced some enormous masses of native  silver, the greatest having been a lump  weighing 563 pounds, a mass th it even  to this day  has   never been  equaled.  In 1750 there was taken from a mine i  near Freiberg a lump weighing 169  povnds. In the Royal museum at  Copenhagen is a mass of native silver  six feet long, two feet broad and eight  inches thick which was taken front a-  niine near Koenigsburg, Norway.  The famous meerschaum mines near  Eskichehir, in Asia Minor, are said'to  have been first worked a tho.isand  years ago. In a space of six miles  there are over 20,000 excavations, and  today only a couple of hundred of  these are operated, the others being  exhausted. Meerschaum is mined in  blocks, which are cleaned, scraped and  cut with a knife, the mineral being  still soft and readily cut into any  shape wanted. The annual output of  meerschaum does not exceed 150 tons.  It is soft when first mined but hardens  when dry.  Marbles are rounded balls of broken  clay, marble, agate and other mineral  substances. In Saxony, where are  made millions of these playthings, the  mineral most used is a hard, calcareous  stone that is first broken up iuto square  blocks with. a hammer. Tnese are  then thrown 10o or more together into  a mill that is. constructed of a stationery, flat slab of stone,, with a mini  ber'of concentric furrows upon its face.  G-ver this a block of rock of the same  diameter, partially resting lipon the  small stones, is kept revolving while  water Hows upon the stone slab. In  15 minutes the marbles are worn completely round, and are ready for  market. -  A Real Fair This Year 2�� Better Than Ever Before  The Twelfth Annual  FAIR  OCTOBER 9 TO 15,1905  OPEN DAY AND NIGHT  Wonderful displays of Pain's Famous Pyrotechnics, presenting " The Fall of Port Arthur" in Flaming Fireworks  Larger Exhibits in every department of* the Fair. Men's  Relay Race during the Whole Week. Fight entries. The  Finest Show of Live Stock ever held in Washington.  Up-to-Date Vaudeville Program every afternoon and  evening. .Beautiful Fruit Displays for Cash Prizes. Five  or more Exciting Races Daily. Spokane Kennel Club's  Big Annual Dog Show. Indian Village and Indian Races  and dances.  CANADIAN  1railway;  Reduced Rates and Special Excursions on All Railroads.  Concessions for Sale. HOWELL W. PEEL, Pres.  Write for Premium List and Race Program R0BT. H. C0SGR0VE, Men  Guns, tents, sewing machines and  all kinds of house goods for sale or  rent. The O I C New and Second  Hand Storo.    A. L.White.  Chamberlain's Cough Remedy.  This is a medicine of great worth  and merit. Try it when you have a  cough or cold and you are certain to  be pleas'ed with the quick relief which  it affnrds. It is pleasant to take and  can always be depended upon. For  sale by all druggists.  THREE JURORS CURED  Of Cholera Morbus with One Small  Bottle of Chamberlain' Colic Cholera and Diarrhoea Remedy-  Mr. G. W. Fowler of Hightower,Ala.  relates an experience he had while  serving on a petit jury in a murder  case at Edwardsville, county seat of  Clebourne county, Alabama. He says:  "While there I ate some fresh meat  and some sous' meat and it gave me  cholera morbus in a very severe form.  I was never more sick in my life  and sent to the drug store ' for. a certain cholera mixture, but the druggist  sent tne a bottle of Chamberlain's  Colic, Cholera aud Diarrhoea Remedy  instead, saying that he had what I  sent for, but that this medicine was  so much better he would rather send it  to me in the fix I was in. I took one  dose of it and was better in five  minutes. The second dose cured me  entirely. Two fellow jurors were  afflicted in the same manner land one  twenty-five cent bottle cured the three  of ns."    For sale by all druggists.  Cook's Cotton Root Compound.  The only safe effectual monthly  medicine on which women can  depend... Sold in two degrees of  strength���No. 1, for "ordinary  cases, $1 per box; No., 2, 10 degrees stronger for Special  Cases, SB per box. Sold by all  druggists. Ask for Cook's Cot-  Json Root Compound; takei no  substitute.  Tho Cook Medicine Co.,      Windsor, Ontario.  Opened up...  JAS. Jr. PETTY,    -      Proprietor.  Q^.>=0  Our will be to keep the  choicest brands of imported wines, liquors and  cigars. A call is solicited.  Copper St. a?l. white & co  MAKES OLD THINGS NEW  Eiquid U��necr instantly restores  the brilliant newness and finish of  Pianos, Furniture, Picture Frames  Interior Woodwork, Hardwood  Floors, and all polished, varnished  or enameled surfaces.  It renews and redresses everything* it touches. Revarnishing is  unnecessary, becauses scratches,  stains and dirt instantly disappear, leaving a smooth, brilliant  surface.  Ei .Uid ISeneer is not a varnish, but  a surface food that is absorbed by  the old finish, instantly restoring  the latter to its original brightness. Easy to use���only a piece  of cheese cloth is necessary. Dries  instantly.  One delighted customer writes  that it is worth $100 per bottle.  The price is only 50 cents.  Sold by  A.L7white.oTc  TELEGRAPHERS  NEEDED  Annually, to fill the new positions created  by Railroad and Telegraph Companies. We  want YOUNG MEN and LADIES ot good  habits, to        w  LEARN TELEGRAPHY  AND R. R. ACCOUNTlNGfflHS!  0  We furnish 75 per cent   of the Operators  ^aiidJ-tatioii Agents in America.   Our six  scliooTifarellie-Jlr^  Schools   in   the   world.      Established  2o  years aud endorsed by all leading Railway  Officials.  We execute a $250 Bond to every student  to furnish him or her a position paying  from S 40 to$60 a month in States east of the  Rocky Mountains, or-^rom S7S to $100 a.  mouth in States west of the Rockies, immediately upon graduation.  Students can enter at any time. "No vacations. I"'or full particulars regarding  any of our schools *.*. rite direct to bur executive ofiice at Cincinnati, O. Catalogue  free.i  Tne Morse school of Telegraph.  Cincinnati, Ohio.  Atlanta, Ga.  Texarkana, Tex.  Buffalo. N. Y.  Lacrosse. Wis.  San Francisco, Cal.  At the crossing of Rock 1  Creek on the main road s  to Osoyoos and the      i  Similkameen. ! \    i  Travellers will find \  every accommodation,  y  . S. McLean  PROPRIETOR.  RAILWAY.  The only all rail route between point's east  west and south to Rossland, Nelson", Grand  Forks and Republic.  Leave Arrive  9:45 a.m. Spokane. 6:20 p.m.  11:05 a7xn. Rossland '5"IS p. ni.  9:20 a. m. Nelson- 8:45 p. m.  11:30 a. m. Grand Forks 4:25  p. m  10:00 a. m. Phoenix 6:00 p, m.  7:00 a.m. Republic 6:30 p.m.  Buffet cars run between Spokane and Northport  \ Effective March.5th, 1905  In Connection With  PORTLAND,  VICTORIA,    SEATTLE.  VANCOUVER,   $22.75.  30 -DAY LIMIT - 30  OPTIONAL ROUTES  ���ALL RAIL via SUMAS or  S. S. PRINCESS VICTORIA  Vancouver to Seattle  Ivia Victoria.  DOMINION .EXHIBITION  New Westminster SI9.35  Sickets   on   Sale ..Sept. 25  to  Oct. 4, good to return till Oct. 11  Corresponding   Rates   from   all  Kootenay Points.  THROUGH   SLEEPING   CAR  ARROWHEAD to .  VANCOUVER -DAILY  FROM  Sept. 26 to Oct. 26  For full particulars, flrst class or  tourist sleeper reservations, apply to  local agents or write   -.  E,   re.   EfEDPATH,   AGENT;  GREENWOOD,  E. J. COYLE, J. S. CARTER,  G.P.A.Vancouver.      7' D.P.A. Nelson.  TICKETS All To POINTS  SHORT "LINE. TO  ST.   PAUL,    DULUTH,    M1NNEA-  POLIS, CHICAGO and ALL FOINTS  EAST. SEATTLE, TACOMA   VICTORIA, PORTLAND and all t ACIFIC  COAST POINTS.  Through Palace and Tourist Sleepers.  Dining and  Buffet Smoking Library  "car. ' 7,'  2 Fast Trains Daily 2  For rates, folders and full information regarding trips, call on or address a agent of the S. F. & N. Rail-  vyay, or       .' -       .-  H. A. Jackson, H. Brandt,  i==jj. e.:_&j>. a.,_____ _, ������_".'. c. p. & t. a.,  Spokane        7sl W Riverside Ave  Wash. Spokane, Wash  NOTICE 0F FORFEITURE.  ToF.._. Ketchum or to any person or persons to whom he may have transferee* his  interest in the London mineral claim, situate on Deadwood camp, in the Grtenwood  ���   Mining Division cf Yale District.  You are hereby notified that I have expended the sum of $100 for work on the abovo mentioned claiins.and$2.50 for recording the ��ame  for assessment  work for one year, such beine'-  required and necessary to hold said claims for  the year ending the. 8th March. 1901 and 1905,  under the provisions of  the  Mineral Act and  Amending  Acts  and  if at the expiration of  'ninety days from: the date of first publication  of this notice in the Boundary Creek Times,  you fail or refuse to contribute' your portion of  such expenditure together with ail costs of advertising, your interest in said mineral  claim  shall   become invested in me, yuur co-owner,  upon filing in the proper office in that behalf  the affidavit required by section' 4 of the -'Min  eial Act Amending- Act, 1900."  Dated 1st June, 1905.   .  GEO. ANDREWS.  NOTICE OF FORFEITURE.  To Charies N. Collins, his heirs and administrators, or to any person or persons he may  have transferred his interest in the Hard  Cash mineral claim,   situate on  Wallace  Mountain, West Fork Kettle River, in the  Greenwood Mining Division of Yale District.  You are hereby notified that we have expended the sum of $500 for work on the above-mentioned  claim aud $12.50 for recording- the same  for assessment work for five years, such being  required and necessarv to hold said claim for  the years ending the 2nd July, t900, 1901, 1902,  1903   and  1904,   under  the  provisions  of  the  Mineral Act and Amending Acts, and if at the  expiration of ninety days from the date of first  publication  of  this notice  in  the ' Boundary  Creek Times, vou fail or refuse to contribute  your portion of such expenditure together with  all costs of advertising, yout interest in the said  mineral  claim   shall become  invested  in us,  your co-owners, upon filing in the proper orncc  m tliat belialf the affidavit r equired by section  4 of the   "Mineral Act Amending Act, 1900."  Dated���9th June, 1905.  GEORGE M. MILLER  ���_���__��������� I,.        .WILLIAM KINTZ.  MINEEAL   ACT.  Certificate of Improvement.  ^NOTICE.  GEM FRACTIONAL Mineral Claim, situate  in the Greenwood Mining Division of Yale  District Where located ��� Ou Wallace  Mountain.  TAKE NOTICE that I Forbes M. Kerby,  Free Miner's Certificate No. B74615, for myself  and as agent for L. B. Deveber, Free Miner's  Certificate No. 1*86321, J. H.Humphry, Free  Miner's Certificate No. B86321, and Frank Parker, Free Miner's Certificate No. B85&46, intend  sixty days from the date hereof, to apply to  the Mining Recorder for a Certificate of Improvements for the purpose of obtaining a  Crown Grant to theabove claim.  And further take notice that action under  section 37, must be commenced before the issuance of such certificate of improvements,  Dated this 15th day of May, 1905  1st is. Juu 7        FORBES M. KERUY, Agent.  MINERAL ACT.  Certificate of Improvements.  NOTICE.  " Denero Cliico" Mineral Claim, situate in  the Greenwood Mining Division of Yale  District. Where located: In Long Lake  Camp.  TAKE NOTICE that I, Isaac H. Hallett, as  agent from for Edward H. Mortimer, Free  Miner's Certificate No. BS5663, intend, sixty  days from the date hereof, to apply to the Mining Recorder for Certificates of Improvements,  for the purpose of obtaining Crown Grants of  the above claims.  And  further take notice*, that action, under  se<'tion   37.   must be   commenced   before the  issua>"ce of such Certificates of Improvements.  Dated this 29th day of June, A. D. 1905.  I. H. HALLETT.  PLASTERS AND  GENERAL MASONS.  In The County Court of Yale Holden  at Greenwood.  IN THE MATTER  of the  Judgments, Act,  and  IN THE MATTER of a Judgment obtoincd  in an action in this Honourable Court.  Between Cosens Brothers, Plaintiffs,  o      atld  Jamks Wilder, Defendant.  TO THE DEFENDANT.  TAKE NOTICE that by an order of the  Honourable William Ward Spinks, Judge of  this Honourable Court, dated the 26th day of  July, A. D., 1905,  IT WAS ORDERED that unless cause to  the contrary be shewn by the*"Defendant, on  the 5th "lay of September, A. D. 19C5, al the  hour of 10:30 iu the forenoon, to the presiding  Judge in Chambers, at the Court House, in the  City of Greenwood, the interest of the Defendant or a competent part thcieof, lit the following lauds, namely: The South West Quarter of  Section 18 in Township 67, in the Osoyoos Division of Yale District, British Columbia, be  sold by the District. Registrar at Greenwood,  County of Yale, according to the usual practice,  to realize the sum of 5109.61, being the amount'  of debt aud costs upon a Judgment obtained by  the Plaintiffs (Judgment Crcd'tors) against the  Defendant (Judgment Deb-or) dated the 17th  day of September, A. D 19C4, together with interest ou the said sum from the said date at the  rate of five per centum per annum.  AND IT WAS FURTHER ORDERED that  notice of the intention of the said Defendant to  shew cause against the said sale must be given  by the said Defendant to the Plaintiff's solicitor or his agent twenty-fouJ hours previous to  10:30 o'clock in the forenoon of the said 5th day  of September, A. D. 1905, and in default of the  service of said notice IT WAS ORDEKED that  the sale do. taki place as above directed without further order.  AND FURTHER that a reference be made to  the District Registrar of this Honourable  Court at Greenwood, B C. to ascertain what  judgments forma lien or charge against the  said lands and to determine how the proceeds  of such sale should be distributed, and to report all such findings tn the Court.  AND FURTHER that the costs of and incidental to the application and order be taxed  and added to the Judgment debt.  Dated this 1st day of August, A. D. 190s,  TSEAL.] WM. G. McMYNN,  Registrar.  ^<��REEDWO��B, BC1 subscribe for the times. BOUNDARY OREEK  TIMES.  eer fi .  Has been a favorite  from cit birth, as is  evidenced by is popularity in all the towns  " of the Boundary.  For Sale at all Leading  Hotels either draught or i  bottled,        e  Insist or having       ).  "ELKHORN"        ?  MADE BY THE <  *'*>#u^\^*A��^^Vt'*~Vy*-~VA^**>,V'A��*,v\* -4  The new arrivals iu the Furniture  Dept. include some choice examples of  the cabinet Makers' Art in  DRESSING TABLES  The very latest style of low construction Birch, beautifully finished Mahogany $22.50 each.  Solid Oak Dressers of similar build,  Heavy Plitte Mirrors, 18x36, with wash-  stand to match���price, 2 pieces, J23 50.  Have You Our Catalogue ?  VICTORIA.B.C  OOOOCK>OOOOOOOPOOOOOOOOO^OO  CONTRACTOR  AND BUILDER  Dealer   in   Sash,   Doors,  Turned Work and  Inside Finish,  Etc.  |       ESTIMATES FURNISHED*  I GREENWOOD,   7 B. C.  OOOOOCrOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOO  *>? *?��� Jf? Ik* t-* 8? ��?" S-? *<* ST J? J*"* _" Jr? _* J? JC  sS.lCrierson.  PAINTER \  %  ���ft" -  fc 5  ** HOUSE  ����� SIGN and  % ORNAMENTAL  V  1n Nice Stock of Wall  fc Paper to choose from  f*  r^  Opposite theB. G. Hotel in Buiid-  jr       ing formally occupied by the  * Postoffice.    Phone 15.  **  *.  PIONEERS'  REUNION  Annual Gathering  of the  Trail-Blazers.  ELECTION   OF   OFFICERS  Banquet  Held   at   the   Lancashire  House, Midway.  5 Greenwood, B. C. ^  ���j-j **��� ***j  j. a? ?e- ���*-. je k- jp ���j-J- j? ?���?��? s? i? J** sr ��s* v?  On Friday evening of last week the  annual reunion of the Pioneers of  the Kettle River _nd Southern Okanagan was held in the Lancashire house,  Midway.  Previous to the banquet a business  meeting was held at which the following officers were elected :  President-���John East. ��� ..  Vise-Presidents���John McLaren,  Carson; J. W. Nelson, Greenwood;  Hugh Cameron, Camp McKinney, and  D. Carmichael, Fairview.  Secretary���J. R. Jackson, Midway.  Treasurer, Jas. Kerr, Gieenwood.  It was decided to admit to membership persons coming into the district  in 1895 6.   .  The society was formed at Boundary  Falls in March, 1900, the chief promoters being Thos. McAulay, Dr.  Jakes, Thomas Walsh, J. W. Nelson,  John East and James Kerr. .Since  then the majority of those who were  in the district previous to July, 1904,  have become members. The objects  of the organization are similar to those  of other fraternal organizations���to  relieve the distressed, care for the  helpless and bury the dead. There has  been but one death among the members sincethe organization was formed  that of John Thornton.  _I_E BANQUET.  About forty members and guests attended the banquet, which was presided over by the retiring, president,  Mr. P. T. McCallum of Grand Forks.  After an excellent repast, the chairman proposed the health of the "King."  After the National Anthem had been  sung, short speeches were made by  R. Gardom, customs officer at Midway,  and Gold Commissioner Kirkup of  Rossland. Both expressed their pleasure at being present, and the high  esteem in which they held the pioneers  who did so much in opening'up the  mining camps of British Columbia.  " The Pioneers and Canada,, brought  to their "feet Jas. C. Dale and P; T.  McCallum. Mr. Dale said he had  traveled over most of the Western  States from his home iti Illinois and  had not found a resting place" untitle reached the Boundary, where he  met the most whole-souled people he  believed in the world. So pleased had  he been with the people and the  country that he had become a Canadian. He didn't know much about  Canada but he knew all about. the  the Boundary and her pioneers.  Mr. McCallum���Fellow pioneers, for  me to say that 1 am pleased to be with  you to night is. to use a common ex-  preisioir; ' '~pti t ting "it in ilu 1 yf' ,i=^In-  looking over the programme for this  evening I find that the first item on  the list is the "President's Address."  Now, although I am a pioneer, the majority of you know that I am not a  speech-maker, but I feel that I can no*-,  allow this opportunity to pass without  endeavoring in some way to say a few  words on behalf of my fellow pioneers,  and the country in which we live. .  Were I capable of nuking a speech  or could I find words to express my  feelings on this occasion, I feel satis-  lied that all I would wish to say would  fill a volume.. Suffice it to say, however, that I am unable to find words to  express the feeling of gratitude I owe  to my fellow members for the confidence which they placed, and the honor  whicli they bestowed upon me in elect  ing me to the position of president of  this honoaable society * for the past  year.  When I look up n the faces of these  who came to the Boundary country during the years.of the eighties and early  uineties���many of,them, as I did myself, on the hurricane deck of a cay-  use���and blazed tlie trails, forded the  rivers, hewed out wagon roads over  the mountains and through the forests,  and endured the harkships and privations of pioneer life, living onban-  nocks, bacon ard beans for months at  a time, my heart swells with pride for  these men and I feel'1 it an ho_or to be  numbered among them.  These are t.ie men among whom we  find the pioneer prospectors who discovered our rich mines, which today  have a wcrld-wide reputation. These  are the class of men with whom I have  been associated and  for whom I have  done business during the past fifteen  years, and although in the early days  sf the Boundary country I found it  necessary in .hundreds of instances to  trust these pioneer prospectors for a  recording fee of $2.50 and sometimes  for a fee of $5.0�� for a free miner's  license, to their honor be it said I have  yet to find the first one among them to  defraud me of a five cent piece.7: I ask  you is it not to these men you owe the  many-comforts and luxuries which you  now enjoy, and of which this elaborate repast you so heartily enjoyed this  evening is a sample.  These men _ came here from every  point of the compass, and worked hand  in hand in assisting to build up the  district and Canada���a Canada" of  which we may all justly feel proud; a  Canada which I believe will in the;  near future take a first rank among the  nations of the^world ; a Canada which  justly feels proud of these iron-constituted pioneers, who are as honest and  upright as the day is long; a Canada  which with open arms invites men of  character from all civilized nations of  the world to come in and partake of  her unlimited- resources; a Canada  which-has produced some of the fairest  ladies that have, adorned society, as  well as some of the brightest and most  distinguished men, among whom I may  mention the names of Sir Wilfrid  Laurier, A. B. Aylesworth, K. C,  Christopher Robinson, K. C, and there  are are others, not forgetting our own  Duncan Ross, M. P.; a Canada which  within only the last few years, through  the efforts of its pioneers and a free  and progressive government, has be  come a central point of attraction for  all the honest home-seekers of the  world ; a- Canada which,. would time  permit, I would be delighted to tell you  of her educational institutions and advantages, of her- manufacturing in-  dus tries,, of the immense area of her  grain producing- prairies, of her beautiful lakes and rivers, of the magni��  tude of her steamers that plough the  the waters of her mighty deep, of*her  towering mountains and her beautiful  valleys, of her mineral wealth and her  smelters, of the majestic Norway pines  and giant Douglas firs that adorn her  beautiful forests,*of her fisheries, her  dairy products arid her fruit, and, last  but not least of the heroic and noble  deedsof her loyal and gallant sons in  defense of the empire. '  This is the Canada in which I hope  to live and die, .and when I come to  lay my head on the dying pillow, and  lam cailed upon by the Great Architect of the Universe to quit the transitory scenes of this earth, my heart's  desire and prayer to God is that six  pioneers of the Kettle River and South  Okanagan Pioneers' society will lay  my weary bones to rest in- mother  earth, in 'God's Acre," which was  donated to the pioneers by a pioneer,  for the use of the pioneers, and forms  a part of the pioneer cemetery on the  banks of -the Kettle river "of the  Boundary country, in Canada.  J. W. Nelson sang "The German  Emigrant" in excellent style.  "Our Southern Neighbors," was  coupled with the names of, Dr. Dutton  and James Lynch.   .  Dr. Dutton said that although not a  member of the society he was a pioneer  of=the Okanagan,^biiLunfortunatelyjJn,  the wrong side of the river. He-was  pleased to meet so many of the old-  timers, among whom he had many  friends.  Mr. Lynch said he was not a speaker  but would give a song, which was  heartily applauded.  "The Mining Industry" called W.  G. Gaunce to his feet. Mr. Gaunce,  in what was the speech of the evening.,  told of the results to the district and  the mining industry of the world from  the efforts of the pioneers, and paid a  high tribute to tlie energy and perse-  verence, under almost insurmountable  difficulties, of the prospectors of the  West.  Jas. Kerr sang a Scotch song which  was enthusiastically received.  T. J. Hardy was called on to reply to  "Commerce," but .lipped out, as also  did Thos Walsh.  "The Ladies received short speeches  from C. J_. Moe of the Es-stern Townships Bank, and Hugh Cameron of  Camp McKinney.  Dr. Newcombe spoke for the " Ten-  derfeet," and CM. Crouse and J. W.  Grier responded to the "Press."  Mr. Wethell of the Midway company  made a short steech, and a vote of  thanks was tendered Mrs. Dowdingfor,  the excellent banquet.  The balance of the night was spent  in listening to songs, recitations, etc.,  the entertainers being Messrs," James  Kerr, Crouse, Lynch, Powers. Wethel,  McCallum and��Haynes.  The next reunion will be held in  Creenwood.  '���k*i44^M- 4*4'*^*i*4*4'((,*i,el'e^4'**l* tytytytytytyty%  ty  ty  ty  ty  ty  ty  ty  ty  ty  ty  THE-.  LIMITED.  Electric  current   supplied   for  Power, Lighting, Heating and  Ventilating. Power furnished  for Hoisting and air-compressing plants, with an absolute  guarantee of: continuou s power  service for operating.  Get Our Rates. We Can Save You Money  ty  ty  ty  ty  ty  ty  ty  ty  ty  ty  ty  ty  ty  ty  ty  ty  ��#$##vlfti&*i'*###s##fca##��'#��0-* *���&#*##��*#�����'��*��*��***#*��$#**��#��  if  if  if  if  if  if  e  a  tk  �����  *  if  it  if  a  *  ���ft  ��  it'  I HARRY C0UTTS. Proprietor f  LISTEN!  WE WAWT YOUR TRADE  and are always wide awake   to satisfy your  wants--not like the policemen who sleeps his  shift through. ���'-.  For a Good Dinner or Short Order I  ...Try The...  ��  ��  B  B  ...WINDSOR CAFE... I  5  V Call  Made that resolution to begin the new  year right by buying your Meats, Fish,  Etc.  at the UNION   MEAT   MARKET.  That's us  I. P. FLOOD,    Prop.  * '^rJ*\sA*fA**&  *���"  -*-  Before buying Lots see me  C. P. R. Land Ag-ent.  GREENWOOD, B. C.  ���X'<��X~X-*-*<K''<^  DEALERS IN  FDRH1TBRE, * CARPETS,!  i j  �� T TNf-iT P-TTMQ    T?TP 5!  LINOLEUMS, ETC.  ?  ��    COPPER. STREET,  ��  GREENWOO  Do not read A. L. White's furniture  ad in this issue.  i  TEL  INB5@R  ERNEST J. CARTIER, Proprietor.  Finest Furnished House in the Boundary  Steam Heated. Lighted throughout with electric lig_tts.  We offer special inducements to travellers as we have the  finest sample rooms in the city.    Our  bar  excells  all others. mmmmmmmmwm  n^inwiii��MnniMTiTmwfflMi_��^ ^ .      , f >_ ,t       ,.,���������.��� - -      ���-���-���- ���>. -,. :���".".,-���:-���-�����   --���--. --*---.-���>. ^.--^-r  BOUNDARY   GREEK   TIMES  <r-  =\  ES  >*�� ���aiv-nm ���.-���i*����,w��WBBw��a. .'��f���><  We are  For all your Needs  in the School Line.  Prices Right.  Booksellers,   Stationers,   Wall  Paper Dealers, Etc., Ete.. Etc.  -^  )]   TOWN TOPICS  Hia Honor Judge Clement of Grand  Forks was in the city Tuesday and  Wednesday, ��� ' ' . .  Miss Grier of Thornbury, Ont., arrived in the city Monday and will  spend the winter here.  The ladies of the Catholic church intend giving a dance in the Masonic  hall next Friday evening, Sept. 29.  For Sale���A large Victor safe in  good condition. For particulars apply  to the Yale-Columbia Lumber Co.  J. S. Carter, district passenger agent  of the C. P. R., O. H. Becker, traveling freight agent, were in the city  Wednesday.  Editor Keffer of the Anaconda News  returned this week from a visit to the  Portland fair. On the trip the editor  discovered Vancouver, Wash.  A* B. W. Hodges, general superintendent of the Granby company, attended the sitting of the tariff* commission hereon Wednesday.  Greenwood Socialist League No. 9  are fitting up new quarters on south  Copper street.  Mrs Jakes and Mrs. F. W. McLaine  left Tuesday morning to visit friends  in Spokane.  W. B. Wilcox of the Phoenix Pioneer  was in the city Wednesday attending  ' the session of tariff commission.  For Coal and. Wood Heaters and  Cooking Stoves that will burn your  neighbors' wood, sec A. L. White, the  O I C New and Second Hand Store.  O. I. Ostrositi and R Breslauer of  Spokane were visitor.3 in the city this  week. Both gentlemen were among  the pioneer business men of Greenwood.  H. L. Johnson, roadmaster on the  Kootenay division has resigned to accept the position of divisional engineer  with the Canadian Northern company  'at Winnipeg. P. J. Gallaher, road  master on the Boundary branch succeeds H. L. Johnson, and is himself  _ succeeded by_L. Doolan of the Nakusp  and Sloean branch.  Harvest Home services will be held  in the Methodist church next Sunday  evening. Suitable decorating is being  done for the occasion. The pastor will  preach at both services. On Monday  evening, the 25th, the annual entertainment aud tea is to be given in the  church. A good programme is being-  arranged for and a very enjoyable time  is anticipated. Tea served from 6.30 to  8.30 p. m.  - Ah Tub, a Midway laundryman who  had been soliciting business in Ferr3r,  Wash., was captured last week by the  U. S. officials and is being held for  ransom or deportation. The brothers  and cousins of Mr. Tub are making  hUt-riuoiis efforts to settle the matter  ..lccally, for if Tub is deported the cost  to return him*, in good condition from  China-will be in' the neighbarhood of  a thousand dollars. The case was not  presented to the'tariff commission.  TARIFF CHANGES.  "Continned from page 1.  1. Explosives���The purchase of dynamite in carloads in this district costs:  40 per cent, 15 cents per pound; 60 per  cent, 16>_ cents per pound; 60 per cent,  18 cents per pound, laid down here.  Freight on explosives amounts to 2  cents per ��� p'ound from Pacific coast  points in Canada, and the duty is 3  cents per pound. Thelastitemamounting to the cost of 5 cents ou every ton  of ore mined in this country. The explosive which costs 15 cents per pound  laid down here, costs 12cents per pound  laid down in the mining' district of  Salt Lake. Utah.  We would suggest that the-dnty on  explosives coming into this country be  removed.  2. Structural Iron���On this there is  a duty of 35 per cent, which is apparently no protection, as on .the last  work of any size done in structural  iron iu this section, an American firm,  making two profits to the contractors  and sub-contractors, waa able to construct the work with the high duty  paid and still undersell the Canadian  manufacturers.  . We would  therefore - suggest the reduction in this item to 20 per cent,  3. Bar Steel���Upon bar steel,such as  is used for drills and smelter bars,  there is a duty of 5 per cent. As suitable steel for this purpose is not manufactured in Canada, we would suggest  the removal of the duty on this commodity,  Q4. Mining Candles���We would' suggest that the duty of,25 per cent on  mining candles be reduced one-half.  Candles suitable for the work are not  manufactured in Canada, as evidenced  by the fact that with a 25 per cent duty  added the candle expense is less than  using those of Canadian manufacture.  5. Rubber Hose���We would suggest  the reduction in lhe duty on rubber  hose from 35**.o 20 per cent for the same  reasons as described above.  6. Iron Pipe���By far the greater-part  of pipe used comes.uuder the dutiable  size of two inches in diameter, and we  have beeu unable to 'procure a suitable  pipe, as it always splits in the weld.  The dut3r is 35 per cent and we would  suggest a reduction of 10 per cent in  this item.  7. Rails���We would ask that the  duty of $7 per ton be removed when  the rails are used for mining and  smelting purposes only.  8 Steel Castings���These are not  manufactured in Canada of a size required in the work. We would therefore request the removal of the duty of  25 per cent on rough and 30 per cent  on finished'steel castings.  .. 9. Machinery���In the free list of machinery for mining and smelting we  would suggest the addition of "blast  furnace s'ag trucks, which are to be  hauled by mechanical power." 3We  would alsosubmit that it is. of no ser-'  vice to admit blast furnace water  jackets free, as it is impracticable to  import water jackets without the parts  to which they must fit. The clause  ���should read "blastfurnaces complete."  The same applies to converter machinery, changing the words converting- to metallurgical process in iron  or copper to. read "Converting machinery for iron or copper."  It is our opinion also that repair  parts for all machinery on the free  list should be admitted free.  ^^lO.^TLunibefc^The^operators.of.. he,  mining and smelting industry of this  section are averse to the placing of  duty on rough lumber coming into the  country.  In conclusion, we would remind you  that we are so far from all bases ot  supplies and our expens-j of transportation so heavy that every consideration which can be given your honorable body to assist in the development  of one of the principal resources of  the  Dominion of Canada   should  be  ARE YOU GOING TO PURCHASE YOUR  TALK THIS QUESTION OVER  CAREFULLY  Determine which store can reasonably do the best  for yo'u. Such talk'will bring you here. We court  discussion and investigation. We are now ready for  fall buyers. Our variety is fascinating. Styles  were never before so elegant and effective. And low  prices prevail���prices consistent with high grade  goods, it is not a question of valfle in our store���  you know you will get your money's worth. You  have only to please your fancy.  See Oar Window Display of the New "Broadway Gothing"  THREE . .'.";.���  THE  Russell-Law-Caulfield  Company. Ltd*  ���phone    ------    2S  GROCERIES . .  LARGE. .. . .  HARDWARE . .  DEPARTMENTS'  CLOTHING   . .  ��1  I **__K__i_wi-H'iurwinn__ff C  received with  approval by the country  at large.  A.ll of which, isrespectfully submitted.  The Granby Con. M. & S. Co. Ltd.  ������A. W. B. Hodges, Gen. Supt.  The B. C. Copper Company, Ltd.  :    J. E. McAi^iSTER, Manager.  The Dominion Copper Co. Ltd.  T. R. Drummond, Manager.  After the sitting the members of the  commission, Seuator Templeinan, Mr.  Bain, Mr. Hodges, Mr. Thomas, and  Mr. Ross were the guests of Mr. and  Mrs. McAllister at luncheon. The B.  C. Copper company's smelter was'also  visited and the party then drove up the  hill," to visit the Granby mines at  Phoenix.  '    AT PHOENIX. 7  Under the guidance of Mr. Hodges  the guests visited many glory holes,  drifts and tunnels. They were simply  lost in amazement at the magnitude of  the operations being carried on. To  complete the long list of surprises an  electric car was provided and the visitors taken underground through a tunnel for a distance of nearly a mile, the  whole tunnel being in ore.  Late that night the tired but enthusiastic visitore went to Grand  Forks on a special train placed at the  disposal of the commission by Ben  Campbell, the general traffic manager  of the Great Northern.  The party  was met   at  the Yale by  Mayor   Hammer   and  several- of   the  prominent  residents of Grand  Forks  and a brief reception was   held.   Next  morning _the    Granby    smelter^was^  ~visiled7affd"i^.li^^  tors   saw  some of  the fruit-growing  possibilities of Kettle river valley. The  afternoon train was taken  to Robson.  A brief rest will be taken at Banff before proceeding to tlie coast.  NOTES.  Accompanying the commission is O.  S. Hammond one of the bright newspaper men of the capital. He represents the Toronto Globe and is sending a series of interesting letters from  AND WINTER  With theirijlong dark evenings, makes one stop and think how  they can be best spent for profit and pleasure. Why not improve  your time by* taking up music, or, if you are a player, please your  friends by entertaining them musically.  WE CARRY A VERY GOOD   LINE  OF  Guitars, Mandolins, Banjos, Violins, Flutes. Piccolos,, Cornets,  Autoharps. Mouth Organs, etc. Self instructors if or each instrument  THOMt  ��a��s**��$$����'>-}����$$$��i>ciei"-}$ikvv  *  Silver Polish  Brings Sunshine to many happy  homes.  For sale only at  ros  <"H��<"X��X��-^^^^^  the west.  The official stenographers of the  party are Geo. Simpson aud R. C.  Duhba'p^df���the^Hansard^staffr^The"  staff is responsible for the best parliamentary report extant and they are  among the best men of the staff. In  addition to being good stenographers,  tbey can tell a good story, sing a good  song and are all around good fellows.  The secretary of the commission is  John Bain. There isn't much of him-but  his head, but even in the civil service  it is headwork that counts. He is  private secretary to Mr. Patterson and  assistant customs commissioner. No  man knows the intricate workings of  the tariff act better than he does, and  no one is more obligingor accommodating in ofiice.  The Clarendon Hotel  Furnace Heated^  Is now open as a  11  Meal tickets can also be  obtained.  Entrance on Copper Street.  j*w��*y/iK***'r<'w-'��**^  W  *?&-_  S2��s  m  ���SfeS  s_*s  2KB  m  %&  m  m  UNTAiN View  Hotel.  SITUATED AT SIDLEY, B. C.  On the direct travel between....  MIDWAY, ROCK CREEK, OSOYOOS, FAIR-  VIEW, KEREMEOS and HEDLEY. B. C  IH Rigs and Saddle Horses can be. supplied at short  ^v "   notice.  Travellers will  find  this   the  best  aud  shortest  route  from  Greenwood  to the Similkameen  and  Okanagan Valley,  :_7*i  5^*5  SAB  sua  *sv*-3  '4m

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