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 , OTmffltaMmyifflWffl  iinwmwn-niwwmwHii���-.*m  ***".  -"^Ty**.*-  v.  a  Vol. 10.  GREENWOOD, B. C. FRIDAY   MARCH 23, 1906.  No. 2&-9S]  TMB    J3IG      S"_TOJ?i_S-  We have "just received a large shipment of Whitewear  direct from rhe East,, and can assure you of the latest  styles and rock bottom prices. Take a look at our window  display, and note the range of prices. From the cheapest  to the most expensive the QUALITY remains the same���  the best.  HERE ARE A FEW ITEMS:  Corset covers with straps over shoulders, fancy embroidery, splendid value at $1.50.  Lawn Waists with Swiss insertion, in dainty patterns,  very cheap at only $2.50.  Underskirts, Swiss embroidery with insertion in some  beautiful patterns, cambric, at $5.50 only.  Night Gowns, finest material with fancy embroidered  yokes, for $1.-75.-���'���", ;.. .7. : *���,;-.:.���  f THERE IS PRIDE IN A WATCH WHEN  IT  KEEPS   THE   CORRECT  TIME  ABSOLUTELY  GUARANTEED  We have a complete  line of this famous make  in prices to Fit Your  Pocket.    Solid Gold and  Filled  Cases  ing Designs.  in Charm-  t  SILVERWARE ��� Sterling and Plated Knives,  Forks, Spoons, and Sterling Silver Novelties.  A. LOGAN & CO., JEWELERS.  I **fw mm  G R A N D  a n r  \j  FRIDAY AND SATURDAY  Nothing appealn more to women than Millinery. She  relishes newness. She recognizes the creative genius  that makes for the ideal in millineiy, and Friday and  Saturday you will have an ample opportunity to pass  judgment on our grand display. The new arrivals of  extensive and charming Parisian and New YorK designs  will give you a correct idea of the most approved and up-  to-date styles. The trimmings are very beautiful, while  the shapes are more picturesque than ever.  Come  in and  see our elegant display.    We are convinced that we can charm the most fastidious.  ENDELL & CO.  FURNISHINGS  DRY GOODS  TWO MINES OFMERIT  Tho   Elkhorn  Jand   Prince  Henry Reviewed.  NEW   ORE    DISCOVERED  Native Silver and Gray Copper Found.  The Preston and Cresent Botb  Looking Well.  At the Elkhorn mine the vein has  been located on the hanging wall,  pitching to the southeast, where it is  thrown by a slight faulting or displacement similar to all the high-grade  veins of the Greenwood camp. These  faults or displacements go to the 300-  foot level, and after that, the veins  have always been found in place.  Six men are working night and day  shifts sinking the shaft to the 300 foot  level/when the crosscut will de run to  the vein.  New bodies of ore have' been discovered on the 145-foot level and also  in the shaft, where the ore is yery  rich,showing native silver and gray  copper and samples assaying ($170 and  $200 per ton.  The vein is from 8 to 17 inches wide  and the ore is very clean. Levels will  be run north and south on the shaft  ore and shipments resumed. The  management says that the Elkhorn  never looked better, as to its fnture.  All difficulties have been-overcome and  the plan now is to sink to good depth  and open up levels at each 80 feet below the 145-foot level and start stoping  in the near future. -���������..-���  THE  PRINCE  HBNRY.  The work of pumpit g the water out  of the Prince Henry was finished this  w( ek, and the mine is now in first class  condition.  There is a drift run at the 112--foot  level of the shaft for 150 feet, all in  ore of high grade quality, carrying  fair in gold and high in silver. Native  silver is encountered all through the  ore. The shaft will be sunk to the 200-  foot level and drifts run on the vein.  This will give a large area for stoping  ground.      ���      -  The vein is a fissure in the grano-  diorite formation and varies from six  inches to two feet in width. The ore  is very clean and massive. The vein  is���free���from���the���walls���and-���easily  mined. The rock breaks easily. It is  expected that the shaft will average  one and a half to two feet per day in  sinking. The shaft is now down 130  feet. A twenty-horsepower electric  1 oist has been ordered from the Greenwood Electric company through E. G.  Warren, and when this arrives shipments will probably commence.  It will be remembered that several  tons of ore were shipped as a test some  time ago and this proved quite satisfactory.  If the present excellent prospects  continue the Prince Henry will soon  be on a par with the Providence, Elkhorn and Skylark mines, and with another high grade producing mine added  to the Greenwood list the effect upon  the district generally will be good.  OTHKR   MINKS.  Preparations are under way for the  working of the Ii PU by the new  bondholders. A 400-foot cross tunnel  will be run from the Gold Finch. This  will obviate the need of a long tramway and furnish an immense amount  of stoping ground.  A new crnsher has been installed by  the Granby company,*replacingthe one  destroyed by fire last December. This  will greatly facilitate the werk at their  mines.   A new shaft house and ore bins have  been erected at the Skylark, and the  shaft has been sunk to the 150-footlcvel.  The water a I the Helen has been  pumped out and work is progressing  rapidly.  The Preston mine is looking well,  the vein having widened out to 20 inches  of high grade ore.  Four or five cars per day are being  shipped from the Sunset mine.  MR. BROWN'S VIEWS  Member Reviews Work of  Past Session.  THE   NEW   SCHOOL  ACT  This Is Declared to be a Dismal Fail-  urd-Municipal Act Will Be  an Improvement*  A representative of The Times called  on Mr. Brown, member for Greenwood riding, to obtain his views with  reference to the work done at the re -  cent session of the legislature, and to  his'inquiries Mr. Brown said: "The  session of the legislature just closed  was by all odds the most eventful of  any that has taken place since the  present government came into power.  About 67 or 68 bills were passed, but a  large number of these were unimportant and were for the most part to  remedy inconsistencies and errors in  legislation passed during the two previous sessions.  "Amongst the important measures  passed were the Municipal Clauses Act,  the Columbia and Western Railway  Subsidy act, the amendments to the  School act, and the amendments to the  Eand act. A great deal of work and  time was expended on the Municipal  Clauses act, both in the municipal  committee and in the house itself, and  I think the act as passed ptovides better municipal legislation than British  Columbia has ever had before.  "The amendments to lhe School act  are designed to render workable"'the  act of last session and to remove defects which became apparent when the  act came into operation June 1st, 1906.  The Conservative government in the  session of 1905 claimed the School act  was good and carefully considered  legislation, and their Socialist ally,  Hawthornthwaite of Nanaimo, was  loud in its pi aises, yet at this session  an act of 67 sections was brought  down to amend the act of 128 sections.  The act promises to be a dismal failure,  as it has already demoralized the  school system of the rural portion of  the province and will not even save the  provincial treasury one half what the  minister of education said it would  when he introduced the bill in 1905."  Mr. Brown further discussed many  important acts, especially the Midway  and Vernon and the West Kootenay  Power acts, but lack of space prevents  publication this week. Further space  will be devoted to the interview next  week.  BASEBALL CLUB.  Officers Elected and Colors  Chosen���Half Holiday  Wanted.  A number of young men interested  in baseball met Tuesday night and  formed a club. Mayor Naden was  elected president, Charles Dunn, vice  president. Julius Ehrlich, secretary  treasurer, and D. A. Bannerman,  manager. A captian wasjnot chosen. It  was decided that the tean should provide themselves with suits of Maroon  color.  In discussing the practice grounds  much dissatisfaction was expressed  with those used last year.  They are considered too far from  town. It was decided to secure a more  suitable place for practice and to enclose it with a fence.  The question of a half holiday for  the summer months is again coming  to the front and the boys feel that this  summer should see it adopted. The  question of a Boundary league was not  discussed but will come up at a future  meeting.  A smoker will be given in the   Eagles  Hall on March 30 th.  At a recent meeting of the Boundary-  Medical society, uniform medical contract on the basis of $1.00 per month  was adopted and a uniform scale of  fees for the whole Boundary district  was adopted.  AT COPPER MOUNTAIN  The Apex Claim Yields Excellent Ore.  SHAFT   SUNK  150   FEET  Work on the Drift Has Started���Development of Other Claims  Depends on Apex.  F. Keffer, consulting engineer for  the B. C. Copper company, returned  early this week from an extended trip  to Keremeos and Copper mountain. In  the course of his journey Mr. Keffer  covered nearly a thousand miles, much  of it on snowshoes. He found the snow  in the higher altitudes very deep and  traveling very difficult. The trip was  taken for the purpose of inspecting the  progress of work on the company's  claims on Copper mountain and vicinity. There are seven claims controlled by the company, among them  the Apex and Night Hawk. At the  present time the operations are purely  of a prospective character and Mr.  Keffer was not in a position to inform  The Times what the claims were  likely to produce, ".nd he refused to  make any predictions not warranted  by present indications.  APEX. ORE.  The Apex shaft has been sunk 150.  feet and a drift has been .started at the  100-foot level. Ore has been encounterd  in the shaft, but as the drift has just  been started, nothing has been found  there yet. On the other claims no  work is being -done- and the future  plans of the company will be largely  influenced by the results obtained in  the Apex.  Mr. Keffer found the country a hard  one in which to carry on mining. The  elevations are very high, running to  over 7,000 feet at the Apex shaft, and,  with the deep snow, some of which remains until July, and with the lack of  railway facilities, only high grade  mines can be profitably worked. Mr.  Keffer estimates the V-, V. & E. line  to be not more than six miles from the  Apex mine where it crosses Five Mils  creek.  Speaking of railway matters, Mr.  Keffer said the people at Keremeos are  expecting the steel into their town by  June lst._ They are looking forward _  with .great expectations to the event  and look for much growth and many  improvements in the town and district. A large share of the grade between Midway and Oroville has been  completed. There is still a scarcity of  men for construction work. Mr. Keffer  took a camera with him and brought  back some interesting views of the  country.  PHOENIX NOTES.  The baseball club has organized for  the season with the following officers:  President, T. Collins: vice-president,  Gilbert McE;ichcrn; secretary, Charles  Kelley; treasurer, A. B. Hood; manager, E. P. Shea; captain, Earl Erwin,  There is some desire for the formation  of a Boundary league.  There is a scarcity of houses iu  Phoenix and anything in the nature  of a dwelling can be rented. George  Rogers is completing a cottage on Ironsides avenue. If he were to build  twenty more they would soon find  tenants.  M. V. Sherbino has been appointed  secretary for the general hospital in  place of J. L. Martin, who recently resigned.  The proprietors of the Brooklyn  hotel are conlemplatiug erecting a  thirty-room addition,  There is a rumor to theeffect that the  Canadian PaciBc Railway will build  to Cobalt durinir the coming summer.  They will approach the district from  the East, by extending the line which  now runs fom Mattawa on the Quebec  side.  A meeting of the baseball club will  be held iu Eagles' hall Tuesday evening at 8 o'clock. All interested are requested to be present. BOUNDARY   GREEK TIMES.  PROFESSIONAL CARDS.  J. P. MCLEOD  Barrister and Solicitor,  Offices in  RENDELL BLOCK  Over Bank of Montreal  P. 0. Box 31.  Phone 81  GREENWOOD B.C  ARTHUR M. WHITESIDE,  BARRISTER and SOLICITOR  Rendell Block, Greenwood, B.C  W. H. JEFFERY,  Consulting Mining Engineer.  Properties examined  and  reported   on.    Will  take charge of development work.  Correspondence solicited.  GREENWOOD,  B.   C.  T.F.SUTHERLAND  B. Sc.  PROVINCIAL ASSAYER  Shippers' Agent. Entire charge taken  of consignments of ore. Checking,  weighing, sampling and assaying  of samples.  GREENWOOD, B. C.  F.EDWARD BROWN  Accountant and Auditor  Commercial and Mining Accounts  solicited. Acting secretary for Mining  Corporations. Greenwood, B. C.  |j||l|p�� BOUNDARV   VALLEY    LODGE  -^SIIIvP*-"' No. 38,1.0. 0. F.  Meets every  Tuesday Evening at 8 00 in the  . I'. ��. O. "_. Hall.    A  cordial invi tation is ex  tended to all sojourning- .retUern.  H. H. HUFF, S. E. BELT,  N. G. Ree.-Sec  Boundary Creek Times  "Issued Every TridavS  11Y TUB  Boundary Creek Prniting and Publishing  Co., Limited,  Dencan Ross .'...... President  H. O. IiAMii ..Managing Editor  SUBSCRIPTIONS IN.'ADVANCE.  Per Yeak .���    2 00  Six Months  1 25  To Foreign Countries 2 SO  <UNIoKl(  **.����*'  FRIDAY MARCH 23. 1106.  boxes, and the latter has agreed to install the proper apparatus, charging  only for the materials used, giving the  time and labor free.  The experience of all larger cities  has proven the alarm box system the  best yet devised and the most service1  able to the people. With boxes at  suitable and convenient places they  become a continual reminder of the  efficiency of the system and when the  occasion arises are quickly reached and  easily manipulated by the simple pulling of a lever, which automatically  rings the number in the fire hall, and  if the arrangements there are complete, the brigade can be on the way to  the fire in a few seconds. This is the  more expensive system but the most  profitable in the end. Whatever decision the council wisely arrives they  should receive the support and cooperation of the citiz-ms generally.  HIS LITTLE SPEECH.  THE FIRE BRIGADE.  With commendable foresight the  city council is taking steps to improve  the equipment of the fire brigade and  bring the service up to a standard that  will meet the needs of the city. The  brigade has been encouraged to hold  regular practice and it is probable that  the year's estimates will provide a sum  of money for that purpose. It has been  On Saturday evening a funny thing  happened in the legislative hall at Victoria. It was just before prorogation,  and the government was hurrying  through legislation in eager desire to  "flee from the wrath'to come," when  the thing happened. The third read  ing of a certain bill was moved, and  upon that motion the member for  Ymir, who had sat llirough th��-ee sessions.without opening his mouth, made  his maiden speech. It was short, consisting of two words, but it was decisive. J. A. i Macdonald, John Oliver,  Stuart Henderson, T. W. Paterson and  other opposition members, had labored  day and night to defeat a measure and  had failed, but the member for Ymir  won with but two words of three syllables in two seconds. His maiden  speech, "I object" killed the bill, and  with it a look of gratification that he  had emptied the deep cells of his brain  of the knowlege which he had stored  therein during the sessions, swept  across his immobile countenance as he  sat down. It is worthy of note that  a gale of sixty-miles-an-hour force  began at the very monent the member  for Ymir uttered his memorable speech  The chimneypots cracked, the windows shook, the waters of the harbor  splashed against the causeway, dark  storm-clouds scurried across the sky  and the wind, rudely enfolding in its  embrace the cross on the spire sf St.  James'church, dashed it in pieces to  the ground. Strong men quaked,  j women shrieked, children wept, and  and all huddled together in a paroxysm  of terror. The weird masks of ancient  Romans and Greeks that peer down on  the legislative chamber from the eyrie  of the skylight left their accustomed  place to confer with each other as to  the cause of the uproar.  "What's all this about?" asked Solon  as to he lighted his pipe and blew great  clouds of smoke from his mouth.  "*Why, didn't you hear the speech of  ed Julius Caesar, as he winked at Brutus, "he'il live in history. But what  did he say?"  Quoth Brutus: "He said, 'I object.' It  was his first effort, and out of compliment to his eloqueuce the elements  are raging outside, ships are being  wrecked on the dreadful west coast  and church snd houses tottering to  their fall."  "Why do not his constituents reward  their brave oratorical gladiator?"  growled, Nero, as he -sipped a nectar  fit for the gods.  "They're about to do so," replied the  blunt and sour Diogenes.  ."What will they give him?" asked  Socrates.  "They have bought him a Talking  Machine, and it will occupy his seat  next session. It will cost only $60,  while he costs S800."  At this there was a murmur of gratification among the masks; ajpage turned the lights off, and when morning  dawned the ancients had resumed their  customary places and looked down on  the chamber in grim and majestic  silence.  WANTED; by Chicago wholesale  house, special representative (man or  woman) for each province in Canada.  Salary $20.00 and expenses oaid weekly.  Expense money advanced. Business  successful; position permanent. No  investment required. Previous experience not essential' to enga *ing.  Address General manager, 134 Lake  Stteet, Chicago, 111., U. S. A.        29-38.  ^ffiffiOTM^  CF*  CF*  CF*  CF*  CF*  CF*  CF*  CF*  CF*  CF*  CF*  CF*  CF*  CF*  CF*  CF*  CF*  CF*  CF*  CF*  CF*  CF*  _=���<  eo  Rest.  .$10,000,000.  Capital, all paid up, $14,400,000.  UNDIVIDED   PROFITS   $801,855.41.  President.   Lord Strathcona and Mount Royal,  Vice-President:   Hon. George A. Drummond.  General Manager :   E. S   Clouston.  Branches in London, Eng. \ c^ VrSL \ New York; Chicago.'  Buy and sell Sterling- Exchange and Cable Transfers ; Grant Commercial an  Travellers' Credits, available in any part'of the world.  SAVINGS BANK DEPARTMENT  Interest allowed at current rates  Greenwood Branch,    W. F. PROCTOR, Manager.  *=_  **=��  >_.  fc_0  *_*>  __<?  *_*>  *=_���  **=_  *=*_  *=_  Greenwood Barber Shop  For a good refreshing:  BATH  25   ... CENTS    ...    25  ^  Wm. Frawley, - Prop.  inmmmMmmmmmmMmmmmmTM  H 4�� 4r 4r *-$�� *%r ���*$-- 4*- 4r 4r 4�� *$r & ���$����� 4"& **"&"*+<%"$"$* & >%"&��%  1_  Financial and Insurance Agents.  4- Farming  Lands,   Timber   Limits,   Mining   Claims. ��_��  We are making arrangements for the exclusive handling of 2,000 acres of the best  Similkameen land, of which particulars will  be   furnished   later     .  | GEO. R. NADEN, MANAGER  #  S.BARRY YUILL  suggested by some* members of the  council that a lighter hose wagon be  secured to replace the present heavy  one, but this has not yet been carried  out and it is doubtful if such a course  would be wise. The present hose  wagon is a strong, serviceable apparatus which the present city team can  handle with reasonable speed. A  lighter one might be just as serviceable  at a fire but it is, doubtful if dangerous turns could be made with equal  safety.  The most important step now under  consideration is the installation of a  good fire alarm system so that residents may have some handy method of  calling the brigade. At present, day  alarms must be telephoned in or a messenger sent to the fire hall,.while at  night two of the hotels, the Imperiul  and the Windsor, and two private residences are connected direct with the  fire hall. After 10 p. m. this is the  only service available, except by messenger. To say the least, this is unsatisfactory and entirely inadequate.  It is not in times of safety that protection, is needed but it is when danger  arises oad tires break forth that the  fire brigade is wanted and wanted  quickly. It is time, therefore, that  steps were taken to provide a service  that will be a protection.  It is not known yet what system of  alarms will be installed. Estimates  have been called for from tho telephone company for a telephone system and from the electric light company for an electric system with street  the member for Ymir?" asked   Eycur-  gus.  "No I didn't. I was just taking a  nap and I missed it. Was iteloquent?"  asked Solon  "It was great," broke in Cisero.  "Grand! Superb! Reminded me of one  of  my own efforts."  "What���what's his name?" ventured  Ca^o.  "His name���his���name���oh, yes; it's  Harry���Harry Wrong," said Mare Antony.  "By the shade of Minerva,"   exclaim-  PRAC T-ICAr,      WATCHMAKER      AND  JEWELLER.|  All wo rk guaranteed    GREENWOOD  4��  ���*# ���$��� ��f*- *$* *���$** ���$* -f* ���f' *f* *-$* --J* ��-f* *���$* *-$��� *f�� **$��� *���*���}*������ ^*'*}'��f'��|*-f*��Jt��if��^3^  THE CANADIAN BANK  OF COMMERCE  Paid-up Capital, $10,00,000. Reserve Fund, $4,500,000   ' '        ���    -\ i ���,*tia#  HEAD OFFICE, TORONTO  B. E. WALKER, General Manager ALEX. LAIRD, Asst. Gen'l Manager  House, sign and all exterior and  and interior painting and decorating promptly done.  Ulail Papering  And Kalsomisiing  Send in your spring orders.  Cbotttpson $ Houston,  Box��255, Greenwood.  Shop Government street.  ���������*.*"*!*-*��*--*.*5*!*-^*'*3-**$***'^  A  Y  Y  Y  Examine Your  Upholstered  Furniture  Is it looking old and shabby ? .  Can you feel the springs through the padding ?  t!        Ark you tired of the old coverings ?  BANK MONEY ORDERS  ..'''���' ISSUED AT THE FOLLOWING RATES:  $5 and under................     3 cents o  Over $5 and not exceeding $10     6 cents  "    $10       " " $30   10 cents  ": $30        " " $50......   15 cents  hese Orders are Payable at Par at any office in Canada of a Chartered Bank  (Yukon excepted), und at the principal banking points iu. the United States.  NEGOTIABLE AT A FIXED RATE AT  THE CANADIAN BANK OF COMMERCE, LONDON, ENG.  They form an excellent method of remitting small sums of money  with safety and at small cost.  Savings Bank Department  Interest allowed on deposits from $1 upwards at current rates.  Greenwood Branch   -  -   -    -  W. ALLISON, Manager.  In Greenwood and Midwaj*.    The best building lots  available for sale at reasonable prices and on good  terms.    Buy before prices go up.  Frederic W. Mc  aine  C. P. R. Land Agent, Greenwood, B. C,  -B'  At^fAAA&AAjfyAAAjfAJjfAA&A&Aq^  mt��  HPHOL3TERING I  Ubholstering is our business. We can do tbis work for  you in a first-class manner and at prices that are reasonable.  DON'T WAIT till we get too busy at other work and  then insist on getting yours tomorrow. Give your order today  T. PI. GMUUEY & C��.  Furniture Dealers and Undertakers.   Greenwood and Midwaay.  THE BARN WHERE IS KEPT  THE BEST OF DRIVERS AND  RIGS AS WELL AS SADDLE  AND PACK HORSES ARE ALWAYS  AT  YOUR   DISPOSAL.  I  Y  Our Hay, Grains Feed Store 1  '�� Can supply you wants in all kinds of  X Chopped Feed, Ha}r or Grain    :    :  j Livery Phone 19-. Feed Store Phone 124  GEO. H. CROPLEY,  Proprietor,  ���?  Y  Y  i  Y  y  x  Y  X  ��<��fr<M������<"M<MW-X��X~X��X-:~>:~>v* 9B<^<t<<^^^>^^^><^>^>>>>>^^>>^   <{.-{.*-X'-^''<'-<<--->4-*<^^ Si  y  (���  BOUNDARY ORE TONNAGE.  The following- table (rives the ore shipments of the Boundary mines for lOOO, 1901. l'J02, 1W3,  1904, 1905and 19C6, as reported to the Boundary Creek Times:  3IINB, CAMP.  Granby Mines Phoenix  Snowshoa Phoenix  Mother  _ode..j Deadwood  Bonnie Belle. Deadwood  Brooklyii-Stemwiudr, Phoenix  Rawhide Phoenix  Sunset Deadwood  Mountain Rose Summit  A tliclstan-J nek pot, Wellington  Morrison Deadwood  B C Mine Sumn it  TC Bell Summit  Bin ma .Summit  Oro Denoro : Summit  Senator Summit  Brey   l'ojrU* Suuiniit  No.37  Summit  Keliauce Summit  Sulphur King Suminit  Winnipeg Wellington  Golden  Crown Wellington  King Solomon  W. Copper  liig Copper ..\V. Copper  No. 7 mine Central  City of Paris White's  Jewel   T-,oug  Lake..  Carmi West Fork  Rambler  West Fork  IMovideuce Greenwood  l'lkhorn Greenwood  Si rath more Greenwood  Prince Henry. Greenwood  Skylark Greenwood  Last Chance    Greenwood  10 _   U mine ..Greenwood  Bay ..Greenwood  Maris Greenwood  Don Pedro Greenwood  Crescent ....Greenwood  Helen : Greenwood  Ruby Boundary Falls  Republic Boundary Falls  Miicellaneous   1900  64,.r>53  297  5,340  1901 1902 1903 1901   1905  231,762 309,858 393,718 549,703 (".53,889  1,731 20,800 71,212    99,034 141,326 138,079  174,29S 174.567       20  1,200  802  550  r,455  15,731  19,494  47.405  1.076  2,250  650  150  14,811  560  8,530  160  1,040  875  665  2,000  350  7S5  625  5,646  3,339  19,365  22,937  15,537  363  2.435  32,350  3,070  3,250  1,759  4,586  37,960  10,400  3,450  222  364  33  55,731  25,108  3,056  4,747  0,485  3,007  1,833  1906  196,63d  33,320  32,366  3.046  9.963  818  3.588  5,562  Past  . Week  14,5=6  3,232  3,268  240  900  120  482  2,060  890  219  33  150  586  993  400  167  726  325  50  300  80  3,230  96,600  3,456  ���30  32  770  150  20  689  155  73  20  40  90  80  41  300  15  20  who knows the relative values of different points in all breeds ofjjdogs is_a  veritable walking encyclopaedia.  Generally speaking, the best dog is  one which comes nearest the standard  of requirement for its own particular  breed, about twenty five per cent of  of the points being usually awarded  for fine head proportions, an equal  number for legs and feet, a similar  number for body and color aud the rest  for symmetry.  In the Dalmatian, for instance, thirty  points are given for color and markings, while head, eyes and ears have  only fifteen; the bulldog, on the other  hand, has forty-five for head and ears,  while c.at and color amount tojbut five  points; the collie has twenty-five for  coat, color being unmateral, and twenty-five for head and ears,  The St Bernard has forty for head  and ears, and five each for coat and  color and tail, with fifteen for appearance. It may be set down as governing in all breeds of dogs that whatever  is the typical feature of that breed is  the feature upon which stress is laid  in the allotment of points.  MINERAL ACT.  Certificate of Improvements.  NOTICE.  W S" and "Eagle Fractional" Mineral claims,  situate  in   tile Greenwood Mining Division  of Yale District.   Where located:  lu Boom  eraug Camp,West Fork Kettle River-  AK13   NOTICE that I.    Elizabeth    Galloway, Free  Miiier'sCcrtificate No. B91652,  Intend,   sixty   days   from   the  date hereof, to  apply to the Mining Recorder tor  Certificates  of Improvements  for the purpose of obtaining  Crown Grants of the above claims.  And further   take notice  that  actions, under  section 37, must be commenced before the issuance of such certificates of improvements.  Dated this.I5th clay of January, A. D. 1900.  r-p/  eer f\\  MINERAL ACT  18%.  15  118  325  5oO  61)  750  20  500  Total tons   Smeller treatment-���  Granby Co    62,387  B. C. Copper Co .'.  Dominion Copper Co   390,800 508,876 690,419 S29,S08 933,511, 286,643  22,316  230.828 312,340  117,611 148,600.  401,921 596,252  162,913 210,4S4  132,570  30.930  687,988  210,830  S4,059  212,163  43,069  47,105  18,236  4,380  4.488  Total reduced... .  62,389  348,439 460,940 697,404 837,666 982,877 302,337  27,024  MEDILL-RUSSELL.  WEST FORK NEWS  Mining   Prospects   Bright.  Rambler Shipments.  P. J. Kennedy of the West Fork  country visited Greenwood thiB week  and in conversation with The Times  gave some account of the mining operations there. With the railway building irom Miday he expects great development to take place throught the  whole district. ���  Iu most of the mines work is being'  vigorously prosecuted. In the Black  Diamond the shaft is down to the 55  foot level and the drift has laid toare a  four foot ledge ore. This runs from  550 to $135 per ton in silver and lead  Two cross ledges have been struck  running east and west averaging from  twelve to eighteen inches in width.  Drifting has started on the Washington and Idaho east and west at the  100-foot level. Eight men are at work  on day and night shifts and the work  is being rapidly pushed with good  results.  In the Duncan a high grade ledge  two feet wide has been struck in the  shaft at the 55-foot level. Prospects  for the Sally are bright. A car of  Rambler ore is now on the way to the  =-TraiHsmeLter-,-=*and-shipments.-=.will-_be.  made as often as possible.  Mr. Kennedy states there are a number cf tint* properties on Curry creek.  Mr.-Tuzo of Bonnington Falls is interested in a property there which has  four feet of concentrating ore running  S28 per ton. Messrs. Thomas King,  Hugh McKay and O. N. Anderson are  interested in another property which is  said to be running 300 to 600 ounces in  silver. They have four men on development Work. George Barrett is  another fortunate claim holder who is  located on Wallace mountain close to  the Sally. His is a fine property with  ore running S75 to SlOO per ton.  profitable operations can be carried on.  Messrs. Ehrlich, Holman and Crearer  visited the O K recently and found  ore cropping out of the ground. Assays were ta ken and the ore was found  to run one ounce in gold, proving the  value of the mine to the satisfaction  of those concerned.     *  THE  HUMMING  BIKB.  The Hutcming Bird is a partially developed mine, having made shipments  ,as stated above. An incline shaft had  been sunk 108 feet under former  operators, but this is partly filled with  ;-water and debris. At, the bottom  there is said to be an 18-inch vein and  this is believed to extend into the O  K. Ths first work will be to clean out  the shaft and make the necessary  preparations to follow the lead. Work  will start April 1st. The proposed  Kettle Valley railway, which is securing a charter to build up the North  Fork, will bring these mines into easy  communication with the town of Grand  Forks, where the ore will be treated.  In Grand Forks, B. C, at .the home  of the bride, on March 20th, William  Robert Medill of Anaconda and Miss  Minnie Russell of Grand Forks were  married by the Rev. M D. McKee.  The happy couple will reside in Anaconda.  Sleeplessness-  Disorders of the stomach produce a  nervous condition and often prevent  sleep. Chamberlain's Stomach and  Liver Tablets stimulate the digestive  organs, restore the system to a healthy  condition and makesleep^possible. For  sale by all druggists.'  certificate of Improvements  NOTICE.  "Morning Glory" and "Rain Storm" Mineral  Claims, situate iu the Greenwood Mining  Division of Yale District. Where located:  On Cedar Creek, about eight miles from its  mon Hi.  TAKK NOTICE tliat we, John Bergman,  Free Miner's Certigeate No. U91629, and Chas.  E. Johnson. Fiee Miner's Certificate No. B91520,  ititciul.sixfy davs from the date hereof, to apply  tothe Mining Recorder fora Certificate of Improvements for the purpose of obtaining a  Crown Grant of the above claini,  And further take notice that action, under  section 37. must be commenced before the issuance of such Certificate of Improvements.     .  Daied this22ud dav of September, A. D. 190s.  MINERAL ACT 1896  Certificate of Improvement.  NOTICE.  "Sunday"   and   "Monday"    Mineral    Claims,  situate in  the  Greenwood Mining Division  of Yale District.    Where located: On Wallace mountain.  TAKE NOTICE thatl. C, JK. Shaw, agent  for John Frost, free miner's certificate No.  B91591; John Marshall, free miner, certificate  No. B91545: Fred Mini 11. free miner's certificate  No. B91585: George M. Foster, faee miner's  Certificate No, B91514, intend, sixty days from  the dale hereof, to -apply' to the*. Mining' Recorder for Certificates of Improvements, for  the purpose of obtaining Crown Grants of the  above claims.  And further take notice that action, under  section 37, must be commenced before the issuance of such Certi ficat.-*. of Improvemente.  Dated this 19th dav of February, 1906.  7     C. M. SHAW. P. _. S.  Has been a favorite  from it birth, as is  evidenced by is popularity in all the towns  I  of the Boundary.  For Sale at all Leading  Hotels either draught or  bottled.  Insist or having  "ELKHORN"  MADE BY THE  RENDELL'S OPENING.  NORTH FORK MINES.  Local Men Secure Bond on  0 K���Work Starts on  First of April.  Rendell & Co's millinery opening is  now on. They are displaying a full  line of the,Latest Styles of spring  hats. The designs for this Season are  very smart looking. While a great  number of small hats are still shown  .the.new.er.andjiiore.-upto-date-styies  are something in a picture hat with  wide brim. The prevailing shades  are mauve and greys-whilst greens and  browns are still good. In trimming  flower and foliage are used more than  over this season. Also a great number of birds and wings which makes a  pretty trimming for ready-to-wear  hats. The range shown for spring is  so large that it is impossible to describe them individually. They run  from the smallest and simplest styles  to the larger and more picturesque  designs,  This firm's millinery department, is  in charge of Miss Younge a milliner  of many years experience in Eastern  Canada, where she achieved great success, and judging from friends she has  made in millinery circles since coming  here her eeastern successes will be  duplicated in the west.  Mr. Archambault has intoduced in  the Quebec legislative council a work-  tnans's compensation bill. It provides;  1. Accidents arising .from work or in  connection with work to workmen,  apprentices, foremen, engineers, managers and any employees ^whomsoever  angaged in building operations; in  workshops, factories, works, shipyards  stone, lumber,'or coal yards; in transportation by land or water; in loading  or unloading; in gas or electric works;  in the construction, repair or maintenance or railways or tramways,  waterworks, sewers, canals dykes,  wharves, docks, elevators, bridges, byroads, in warehouses, mines, diggings,  quarries, and also in all undertakings  or parts of undertaking in which explosive substances are made or used or  in which machinery is used that is  driven by an}*- power other than by  man ot by animals, entitle the victim  or his representatives to compensation.  The other clauses of the bill are subsidiary to and complementary* of the  above.    Contracting out  is forbidden.  MINERAL   ACT.  Certificate of Improvement.  NOTICE.  "Black   Warrior^  Mineral  Claim, situate in  the Greenwood   Mining -Division of Yale  District.     Where   located:    In   Deadwood  camp.  TAKB  NOTICE that I.  Ella J.  Archibald,  Free  Miner's   Certificate    No.   B9164.   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 certi ficate of improvemente.  Dated this 27th day of Januarv.'A. D. 1905  EI.LA J. ARCHIBALD.  NOTICE.  NOTICE is hereby given that 6u days after  date I intend to apply to Tlie Honourable The  Chief Commissioner of Lands and Works 'or  permission lo purchase 640 acres of land, situated iu the Osoyoos Division of Yale District  (Similkanieeii Laud Division), Brlt'sh Columbia, described as follows:  Commencing at a stake planted at the northeast corner of Let 641 in said division, thence  running about 80 chains east, thence 40 chains  south, 20 chains west and 40 chains south,  thence about SO chainswest to the east boundary of Lot 470, thence northerly, following the  east boundaries of Lots 470 aud 641 to the point  of commencement.  Dated 16th December. 1905..  WM. G. McMYNN*  -\^-***\* *v  0O<K)OOO0O0<)OOOO0<>0OOOO<��O0i  H. BUNTING  CONTRACTOR  AND BUILDER  Dealer   in    Sash,   Doors,  Turned  Work and  Inside Finish,  Etc.  9        ESTIMATES FURNISHED.  I GREENWOOD,   ;: B. C.  00000000(KK>OOOOo6oOOOOOCH>d  MINERS' RESOLUTIONS.  Julius Ehrlich, manager for P. Burns  & Co. for the Boundary, Karl Holman,  superintendent of the Mother ;Lode  mine, and George Crearer, head chemist  of the Dominion Copper company have  secured a bond on the O K mine in  Brown's camp, thirteen miles east of  Greenwood. The O K lies just north  of the Humming Bird mine and the  two will be worked by a company  known as the Humming Bird-B. C.  Mines, Limited. The newly bonded  mine has three splendid ore showings  of the same quality. Several analyses  of the ore has revealed a heavy excess  of iron and. sulphur both of which  makes the ore a very desirable flux.  Some 700 tons of ore have been taken  out of the Hvmming Bird and those  interested   are   confident that   highly  Phoenix, March 23.���In a public  meeting of the miners in Phoenix last  night a resolution was adopted ex-  presiing confidence in the innocence  of Charles Moyer, W. D. Haywood and  George Pettibone, and pledging their  support financially and morally.  The following officers for District  No. 6, W. F. M., were elected at the  same meeting: President, Frank  Phillips, Nelson, re-elected ; vice-  president, I. B. Phar. Grand Forks;  secretarv-trcasurer,'. A'.; Shilling, San-  -���xr..     1 ��*  don, re-elected.  How to Judge Dogs.  The average mati is greatly puzzled  to find yne dog awarded a  first prize, and another, which to  him appears to be quite as fin�� a specimen, awarded no prize at all.   A  man  Your little ones are a constant care, in  Fall and .Winter weather. Thev will  "catch"coldT"DoyduknbwaboutShildhV  Consumption Cure, the Lung Tonic, and  what it has clone for so many ? It is said  to be the only reliable remedy for all  diseases of the air passages in children.  It is absolutely harmless and pleasant to  take. It is guaranteed to cure or your money  is returned. The price is 25c. per bottle,  and all dealers in medicine sell 314  SHILOH  This remedy should be in every household.  Chicago, Milwaukee &  St Paul Railway  THE   MILWAUKEE   Pioneer Limited,  St. Paul to Chicago.  Overland Limited, Chicago to Omaha.  Southwest Limited, fcansas City to  Chicago.  No train in the service of any  raiiroad in the world equals in  equipment that of the Chicago,  Milwaukee & St. Paul Ry.  They  own   and  operate  their  ' own sleeping and dining cars  and give their patrons an excellence of service not obtainable elsewhere. Berths in their  sleepers are Longer. Higher,  Wider, than in similar cars'on  other lines. They protect their  trains   by  the  Block  System.  FL S. ROWE, GEN. AGENT  134 Third St,, Portland, Ore.  NOTICE.  NOTICE is hereby given that 60 "days after  date 1 intend to apply to the Honourable The  Chief Commissioner of Lands and Wor^s for  permission to purchase 640 acres of land, situated in the Osoyoos Division of YaleDistrict  (Siiiiillcameeu Land Division) British Columbia, described as follows:  Commencing at 'a post planted at the North-  East corner of Lot 3246 in said Division, thence  ruuning'about'SO chains-"Eastrthence-40 chains'  North, 20 chains East and 40 chains North,  thenco 80 chains West, to theNorth-East corner  of the laud applied for by Wm. G. McMynn,  thence Southerly following the boundary of  said land appllrd for by Win. G. McMynn, to  the. ooint of commencement.  Dated IStli December, l'X..-  EDWARD B. McMYNN.  II  FLOYD & COX. Proprietors  PURE  MILK   AND CREAM  I'll sell any of my  fJrcenwood for half  Address  houses   in  their  cost.  F. W. HART, MIDWAY  MINERAL ACT.  Certificate of Improvements.  NOTICE.  "TrillmviJate Fractional'" Mineral Claim, situate in the (1 men wood Mining Division of  YaleDistrict. Where located: In Skylark  Camp, adjoining the Skylark mineral claim  TAKE NOTICE 'hat I. James Stuart Birnie.  l-'ree Miner's Certilicate No. B')!55S.iiiteiid,  sixlv days from the date liereof. to apply to  to the Sibling Recorder for a Certificate of  improvements, for the purpose of obtaining a  Crown Gtant of theabove claini.  And further take notice that action, under  section 37, must be commenced before the issuance of such Certilic.ite of Improvements.  Dated this 15th day'of February, A    D.  1905.  Cei'  MINERAL ACT.  !'ic_te of Improvement.  NOTICE.  "First Chance" Mineral Claim,  situate  in   the  Greenwood   Mining  Division  of  Yale  District-    Where located:  In Smith's Camp.  TAKK    NOTICE    that     I.   -Leon    Lontier  Free  Miner's Certificate No.  B'11536. in-  letid.^iNiy davs from the date hereof.to apply to  the  Mia'ng Recorder for   a   certificate of  Im  provenieius, for the purpose of obtaining crown  grant of the above claim.  And   further take  notice  that   action, under  section 37. must be commenced 1>��for.  ihe  issuance of fiicli Certilicate of Improvements.  Dated this 20th dav of Januarv. A. Ih. 1706.  "LIJOX LCNTIER  Delivered Dail}* to any part  of th'*- city.  The  Freshest Bread  Cakes, Buns and Pastry always on hand- We also ca*uy  'a first class stock of Staple  Groceries.  BAKERY  PHONE A 86.  SUNDAY SERVICES.  Catholic.-���Church of the Sacred  Heart.���Divine service 1st, third and  fourth Sunday in each month. Holy  mass at 10 a. m.; vespers and benediction at 7:30 p. m.; Sunday school at  2:30 p.m.;Ki:v..I. A. Bkdakd, .). M. I.,  pastor.  Anglican -St. Jude's. Rev. John  Leech-Porler, 15. I)., pastor. Services  at 11 a. m. and 7.30 p. m ; Sunday  school, 2:30 p. m.    All seats free.  Pkesbytkkian���St. Coltimba, Rev.  M. D. Mckee, pastor. Services 11 a.  m. and 7:30 p. in.: Sunday school 2:30  p. m.  Methodist���Rev. H. t.S. Hastings,  pastor. Services at 11 a. m. and 7:30  p. m.; Sunday school. 2:30 p. m.  Wood's PHospTioUne,  The Great fCiigli.sk Remedy.  A positive cure for all forms of  �� V-.T.. ^-~.. Sox ual Weakness, Mental and  KEt-uKEA.ND AFiKB Brain Worry. Emissions, Sper-  ���matorrhoe.a, Impoieiic;/. i'lfects of Abase or  Kxcess. all of which lead to Consumption,  Infirmity. Insanity ami an early Rrave. Price  $1 per pkg., sir for "?"*. One will please, six *vrl_.  cure. Sold by all druggists or mailed in plain  package on receipt of price. Writ of or Pamphlet  The Wood Medicine Co., "Windsor. Ontario. THE MERCHANFS CORNER  The Proper Shoes for Spring  and Summer Wear.  TAN  SHOE OUTI.OOK.  Tan shoes do not appear to be in  particular demand for spring and summer, although it is thought by many  that when the trade opens up a call for  them will develop. Advices from  manufacturers say that shiny boots  will be worn everywhere and by all  classes of people the coming summer.  Patent shoes will always be popular.  Turns will be more popular than they  were last season but welts bid fair to  surpass them. One and two hole pumps  and Gibson ties���which are the same  as bluchers, except that the lacing  does not extend quite so low���will be  heavy sellers, Large eyelets will be  shiwn in all low shoes and the two  button Oxford will also be a good  seller.  All are agreed that it will be a distinctively Oxford season for men.  There will be��more Oxfords worn this  season than ever before. They are  commencing to move now and they  will be worn until the middle of October. In men's fine shoes dull leather  will be very popular. The extreme  narrow toe will, according to present  indications, not be popular with men  who wear high grade shoes, although  there is no reported diminuation in  the sales of extreme sharp shoes, as  the younger element like them. Dull  leather and patents for women are  both in good demand, while vies and  bright valours do not seem to be in  the running.  GROCERY  NOTES.  Move the goods through your store  fast.   Keep them moving  Are you making any profits on your  cigar trade ?   It can be done.  A line that does well without advertising will assuredly do better with it.  Shipments of fresh asparagus from  California eastward have already be-  gun7  Peas are very firm and there is a  scarcity of desirable grades in packers'  hands.     *  Some consumer has said that after all  there are only two kinds of eggs - good  and d���d bad.  Give your customers a square deal,  even if you are not inclined that way  yourself.   It pays.  Don't make a customer wait for his  purchase or his change. Insist upon  speedy service in your store.  Put in a couple of good, strong leaders and see how many other goods they  will sell for you at regular prices.  Prices are firm on all canned fruits,  which are in moderate general demand.  The market on canned peaches is very  strong.  Never neglect the delivery system.  "SILVER   BRICKED."  "Salting" mines is now going ou at  Cobalt and as usual suckers have been  found. .A prospector svho has been recently operating there tells a story of  the "salting down" ot a claim which  "was"perpetrated^recently^in^that district. An enterprising individual se-  , cured some Cobalt silver ore from one  of working mines and mixing it iu  Portland cement, dumping it into a  crack in the rock of an apparently barren claim, and as a result sold his  claim for S5,000. When the owner put  in the first shot he blew the bottom out  of his bonanza. The first inkling he  had that something was wrong was the  finding of oats in the bottom of the  hole and through the mass of "ore."  It appear that the mineral was carried  to the claim in an oat sack, and some  oats got mixed up with it. The narrator of the above story reports the advance guard of the army of furtune  seekers who will invade the new mining fields, to be already, many of the  trains from North Bay being crowded  to standing room.  S. F. & N. RY.  PHOENIX  Spokane, Seattle,  Everett, Belling-  ham, Vancouver.  Victoria and all  Coast points  Snoka.-.e, Fernie,  Winnipeg, St,Paul  Minneapolis   Grand  public.  Forks, Re-  Marcus   Nortliport.    Rossland, Nelson  I   Kaslo, Sandon   Daily  Arrive  6:05 p.m.  6:05 p.m.  6:05 va-  6:05 p.m.  Connecting at Spokane With the famous  "ORIENTAL   LIMITED."  2    Daily   Overland   Trains   2  l-'rom Spokane for Winnipeg,  St. Paul, Minneapolis, St. Louis,  Chicego and all points east.  For complete information,  rates, berth reservations, etc.,  call on or address  M. M. STEPHENS,  Agent, Phoenix.  S. G. YERKES,  A P.A. .Seattle.  THE KETTLE RIVER VALLEY RAILWAY COMPANY will apply to the Parlia  ment of Canada at its next session for an Act  a, further amending Section 8 of its Act of Incorporation (I Edward VII, Cap, 681 by empowering the Company  1. To extend its railway from Midway,  British Columbia, to Hedley, in the Similkameen Valley, British Columbia.  2. To construct a branch northerly from  Hedley along Twenty Mile creek fora  distance of about twenty miles.  3. To construct Ja  branch  from  a  point on  the said extension, from Midway to Hedley, to -Pentieton, British Columbia..  Giving the Company running powers aud  rights over tha line of railway of the Columbia  and Western Railway Company now constructed and in operation between Grand Forks,  British Columbia, and Midway, British Columbia, together with all its branches and connections or any portion thereof, between the said  Grand-Forks, and  Midway, British Columbia.  c. Further amending Section 4 of said Act of  Incorporation by increasing the capital of the  Company to Five Million Dollars.  d. Amending Section 10 of the said Act of  Incorporation by s*.rikiug out the words "thirty  five thousand'-in the second line thereof, and  substituting therefor the words "forty thousand."  Dated at Toronto this'.th dav of Fobruary,  1906. MACDONELL & BOLAND,  24-28. Soliditors for Applicants,  MORTGAGE SALE  The last shipment of ore from the  Skylark mine went S166 per ton. The  assay showed 346.6 ounces silver, .35  gold, and 9 per cent. lead.  Always Keeps Chamberlain's  Couch  Remedy in the House*  " We would not be without Chamberlain's Cough Remedy. It is kept  on hand continually in our home,"  says W. K. Kearney, editor of the Independent, Lowry City, Mo. That is  just what every family should do.  When kept at hand ready for instant  use, a cold may be checked at the outset and cured in much less time than  after it has bacome settled in the system. This remedy is also without a  peer for croup in children, and will  prevent the attack when given as soon  as the child becomes hoarse, or even  after the croupy cough appears, which  can only be done when the remedy is  kept at hand. For sale by all druggists  Synopsis of Regulations Governing the Disposal of Dominion Lands within tne  Railway Belt in'the Province  British Columbia.  A LICENSE to cut timber can be  acquired only at public competition.  A rental of $5 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:���  Sawnlumber, 50 cents per thousand  feet B. M.  Railway ties, eight, and nine feet  long, V/z and \% 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 g-rant-  ed 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  $1.50 per thousand feet B. M , for  square timber and sawlogs of any  wood except oak; from J_ to 1,J_ cents  per lineal foot for building logs; from  12j_ to 25 cents per cord for wood; 1  c ent for fence posts; 3 cents for railway ties; and 50 cents per cord on  shingle bolts.  Leases for grazing purposes are 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 than 320 acres  may be acquired by one individual or  company.  Royalty at the rate  of 10  cents  per  toa-of72,00_0^po.und3^  gross output.  Entries for land for agricultural purposes may be made personally at the  local land office for the district in  which the land to be taken i_ 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.  A settler who has received an entry  for a homestead is required to perform  the conditions connected therewith  under one of the following plans:  (1) At least six months' residence on  and 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 he_d of  cattle, to be actuallj- his own proper y  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 homest-ead 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 satisfied by such person  r��siding with the father or mother*  (3) If the settler has his permanent  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 of three years before  the local agent, sub-agent or a homestead 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.  OF VALUABLE RESIDENTIAL PROPERTY.  Under aud by virtue of the power of sale  contained in a certain Mortgage which will be  produced at the t'tnie of sale, there will ba offered for sale by  PUBLIC AUCTION  by "W. G. GAUNCE, in front of the Postoffice,  at the town of Anacouda, B. C, on  Saturday/the 24th day of March.1906  nt 12 o'clock, noon, the following property in  Anaconda, B. C:  Lot 1, Block 23, Map 24, ou which is erected a  well-built"S-roomed frame dwelling, with good  outbuildings. This property is in good condition.  For further particulars and conditions of  sale apply to "  HARRIS & BULL,,  Vendors' Solicitors,  Bank of 1$. N. A. Building-,  Vancouver, B. C.  Or to        W. G. GAUNCE,  Real Estate Agent, Greenwood, B! C.  February 24th, 1906.  NOTICE.  NOTICE is hereby given that, 60 days after  date, I intend to apply to the Honorable the  Chief Commissioner of Lauds and Works for  permission to purchase 320 acres of land, more  or less, for grazing purposes, in Township u8  of the Similkameen Division of Yale District,  described as follows: Commencing* at the  north-west corner of Lot 862 in said Township  68, thence east 40 chains, thence north 80 chains,  more or less, to lot-162 S,tlience west 40 chains,  thence south 80 chains more or less to the point  of commencement.  Rock Creek, B, C, March 1!>, 1906.  S. T. LARSEN.  MINERAL ACT,  Certificate of Improvements*  NOTICE.  "Henrietta"   Mineral    Claim,   situate   iu  the  Greenwood Mining Division of Yale District;   Where  located:    On   Beaver Creek,  adjoining the Beaverdell Townsite.'  TAKE NOTICE that T. Frederick Blackmau  Holmes, as agent for Sidney Rosen-  haupt Free Miner's Certificate No B854S1,  and Charles Phipps, Free Miner's Certificate  No. B91S04, intend, slxtv days from the date  hereof, to apply to tlie Mining Recorder for a  Certificate of Improvements sor the pnrpose of  obtaining a Crown Grant to the above claim.  And further take notice that action, under  section 37, must be commenced before the issuance of such certificates of improvements.  Dated this 16th dav of January, A. D��� 1906,  NOTICE.  To James Wilder, Joseph A. Devlin  and Cosens Bros.  TAKE NOTICE that the Vancouver,"Victoria aud Eastern Railway and Navigation  Company require from you for the purposes of  their railway all and each of your estate and  interest In the lands hereinafter described, and  ���will take under the provisions of the Railway-  Act, 1903:  ALL AND SINGULAR those certain parcels or tracts of land ami premises situate,  lying and being in the Osoyoos Division of  Yale District and being the portion of the  South-west quarter of Section 18, Township 67,  in said Osoyoos Division of Yale District, described as follows: A strip of laud 1,780 feet  more or less iu length, extending from the west  limit to the north limit of said South-West  quarter of section 18. and 0") feet in width, being  49*. feet on each side of the entire line of the  railway of the Vancouver. V'icloiiaand Eastern  Railway and Navigation Company for a distance of K92.3 feet from its intersection with  said west limit and thence SOO feet in width'  being 100 feet on each side of the said center  Hue for a distance of 2011 feet, aud thence 99 feet  in width, being ���"���'!*���_ feet on each side of said  center Hue for a distance of 5X7.8 feet more or  less to its intersection with I lie north limit of  said qnarter section, and containing 4.04 acres  more or less; the course of said center line  being particularly described as follows: Beginning at a point in the west limit of said  c.uarter section. 361.4 feel south of the northwest angle thereof, thence easterl v by a tangent  272.3 feet, thence by a 3 degree curve to the  right 430 feet, thence by a tangent 490 feet,  thence by a 6 degree curve to the left 587.3 feet,  more or less to a point in tint north limit of  said quarter section 920 feet from the middle of  said section IS, aud being according to a plan  of the said railway approved by the Board of  Railway Commissioners for Canada and deposited in the Land Registry Office for the District or County of Yale at Kamloops.  AND TAKE NOTICE that the power intended to be exercised by the said Railway  Company with regard to the lands above described is the taking of the said lands in fee  simple for the purpose of constructing the said  railway and works thereon aud operating the  same.  AND FURTHER TAKE NOTICE that the  Vancouver. Victoria and Eastern Railway and  Navigation Company are ready and willing and  hereby offer to pay the sum of two hundred  dollers as compensation for the lands above described and-.for any damages caused by the  exercise of their powers therein.  Dated at Rossland. B. C. this 19th day of  January, 1906.  A. H. M_cNEI_"_,  Solicitor for the Vancouver, Victoria and  Eastern Rsilwav and Navigation Company.  Progress and development are terms  closely identified with life in the West, In  a new. country people are working daily  for the upbuilding of town, city and dis-*-  trict, and for the improvement of the con.*-  ditions under which men and women are  called upon to live, Every act of daily life  that tends to bettering one's surroundings  makes directly or indirectly for the inv  provement of society generally, In all this  the local newspaper plays an important  part, Among its local readers it stimulates  an increasing interest in their home city,  keeping them posted on all local happens  ings, and becomes a welcome weekly  messenger, bearing bright and welcome  tidings, Amon^ its outside readers it  forms a valuable advertising medium  making known the merits, advantages and  prospects of the city and attracting thither  citizens who want employment, business  firms looking for locations, and capitalists  seeking investments. In the upbuilding  of a town, city or district the local paper  is an important factor,  BOUNDARY CREEK  TIMES  The Boundary Creek Times aims to do  its full and complete share in the upbuild*-  ing and improvement of Greenwood and  the Boundary district. It is not handle  capped in its work by any restraining ob*--  ligations to any party, clique or corpora*-  tion. but it is free at all times to rise up  aiid promote the best interests of the City  of Greenwood and its people, To do this  most thoroughly and satisfactorily the  Times must have the support and coopera*-  tion of the citizens of Greenwood,  Every effort is being put forth to make  the Times the class of newspaper the  people want, Increasing attention is being  continually paid to mining news, especially of that nature that will interest those  employed in the work as well as those  whose capital is invested in the properties.  With this end in view we aim to have  f|���A -SutscrifceMfl^ EverjuHome  As a result of the efforts that have already  been put forth, we believe that an increase  interest is already being taken in its news  columns, We have evidences of this from  the fact that the subscription list is already  growings the street sales are increasing  weekly and the news . dealers find more  demand for each succeeding issue, This is  a satisfactory condition of affairs that acts  in two ways, It increases the revenue of  the circulation department and it makes the  paper a first-class advertising medium for  local business men,  In handling local advertising every effort  if put forth to protect the Greenwood mer/  chant. The local page is reserved for them  and foreign advertising has been repeatedly  refused because the advertising manager  refused to disturb the positions held by local  advertisers.  Business men of Greenwood, we are here  to protect and advertise you. We are pro/  tecting you! Do you advertise? Read The  Times, subscription $2.00 per year.  s= Advertise in the Times, Rates Reasonable H2  g~ The   Boundary  Creek   Times   Printing"  and ~3  ST Publishing-Co., Limited. __:  Er Duncan Ross, Pres.     H. O. Lamb. Man. Ed. 3  S^ PE-lONE   29. 7ZZ *-^S__  3  ..  ll  MINERS'COMMON  Meetings  in  Progress   in  Phoenix,  PRESIDENT'S      ADDRESS  Discusses Eietit-Hour Law���Calls for  Strike���Advocates Miners' Home  and Roasts Capitalists.  The eighth annnal convention of  district association No. 6, "Western  Federation of Miners, opened in Phoenix Tuesday. Over twenty delegates  were present, including President  I hillips. Nelson; John Hamill, E.  Mills, H. Bretzin, Greenwood ��� T. E.  Kelly, Moyie; Geo. Bridge-nan, G.  Cisey, J. S. Murray, R. Bullnerj Rossland ; W. Morrison, H. Reid, W, Page,  D. W. McKenzie, Phoenix ; A. Shil-  lii-.g, P. W. Johnson,. P. Rahs-l, Sin-  don ; H. Jackson, Ymir; J. Patterson,  Nelson; B. E. Taylor. Kimberlev ; A.  Chisholm, I^ardeau ; I, _J. Phar, Grand  Forks ; W. Winslow, Camborne ; D.  M. McCauley, Mount Sicker, and M  Delaney, Kamloops.  The report of the secretary-treasurer  showed the association to be in a progressive state with an increasing  membership anr better financial condition.  In his address the president deplores  the defeat of the eighl -hour law and  calls for a strike demanding an eight-  hour day for the miners who are still  working ten and twelve hour shifts.  A walking delegate is also desired,  and some hot s'lot is aimed at the capitalists,in connection with the Steunen-  berg murder. The attention of the  delegates is also called to the need 6f a  home for aged and disabled miners.  This is a practical and charitable suggestion.  The convention is still in progress  but will probably close Saturday. Th*  election of officers will be held at tha  last session. There is talk of holding  the next convention in Rossland.  On Thursday night a mass meeting  was held at which addresses were  given, followed by a dance and supper  provided by the Phoenix union.  Ff llowing is the president's address :  To THE OFFICERS AND DELEGATES OF  Pistrict Association No. 6, W. F. M.  Fallow Workers: It is with pleasure I accept the duty which devolves  upon me of welcoming the detegstes  elected by the various unions affiliated  with this organization to represent  the mat our 8th annual convention.  Any recommendations that I will  make will be such as I am convinced  will be of benefit to those you represent  and the entire working class.  During the year there has been no  serious labor disputes and  those  that  ^Jiave; pecurred have been chiefly over  the eight hour work day for smelter  employees. I am pleased to report that  75 percent of the men employed in and  ar >und smelters in B. C. are to-day  working eight hours.  This appears to form an excuse for  ihe majority of our legislators to vote  against and defeat Davidson's Eight  Hour bill for Smelter employees and  I trust that this convention will not  ajoiirn before fixing a date when every  men working in and around a smelter  anil every miner breaking ore for such  smelters will be called out and damend  the eight hour day for the 25 per cent  now wonting ten and twelve hour  shift.  But I would especially urge you not  to relex your efforts to have an eight  hcur bill for smelters and for in and  around mines to be placed upon the  st'i' *" books of British Columbia.  H? legislative committees apuinted  in your locals and let no opportunity  pa_s to advance legislation in the interests of the working class.  Your executive held a session in  January last as per article 3, section 6,  of your constitution and bye-laws and  brought to the attention of the locals  such legislation as in their opinion  would be most beneficial to the workers  of British Columbia, such as amendments to the workman's compenation  act, special junors act, nonsuits and  refusal to enter verdicts and voters  lists.  I trust each delegate has come prepared to formulate sjtre plan by which  we can secure this much needed legislation.  Shortly after our last convention the  litigation between the Wat Eagle and  Cc uter Star vs. the Rossland  Miners'  u  -  union was settled. While it was not  all we would desire, it was the beitt  obtainable.   I am pleased to state that  ince that time No. 38 has forged ahead  and is today one of the. strongest  unions in the district.  if some of our small unions would  atnalg-amat"* it would enable them to  employ a secretary, .ir in the alterna-  i.tve, a union at large could be formed  by the district a,nd a walking delegate  employed under the supervision of the  executive board of the district, to visit  all places not covered by a��local union.  I am of the opinion that if some such  method was carried ouc it would give  us a more effective organization.  The calling of the convention should  be left in the hands of the executive,  with instructions to call it at least  once a year. I make this recommendation, believing our legislative el forts  would have more effect if a convention  was called immediately prior to the  convening of the legislative assembly.  Several of our unions possess their  halls, hospitals and libraries, but we  have no place for our old and crippled  members. I submit for your earnest  consideration that an old man's home  be established to be owned and controlled by District Association, No. 6,  W. F M, Should the delegates favor  this proposition T would suggest it be  sent to the locals for a referendum  vote and, if voted on favorably, the  incoming executive be instructed to  purchase a small tract of land in some  desirable locality. There are sufficient  members of the W. F. M. in B. C. to  raise the necessarj- funds to carry out  this project and maintain the same at  a verj' small cost per member.  I believe (hat Article II, Section 2, of  the W. F. M. constitution, should be  so amended that no number of the executive board should vote any proxy  vote unless it be from the union in  which said officer holds membership. ���  It is with deep regret and resentment  that we note the act'ons of the capitalist press ih its efforts to prejudice  public opinion against our officers,  now under arrest in Idaho' on the  charge of -"murdering ex-Governor  Steunenberg, and against the Westetn  Federation of Miners.  We cannot believe any other than  that our officers are innocent of any  complicity in such crimes, and the  whole 'ransaction appears to be nothing more nor less than persecution, a  foul conspiracy on .the part., of the  Mine Owners' association to create dis-  sennion in the W. F. M. and prejudice  the public against, our -organization,  but I venture to state that such actions  on the part of capitalists willbut unite  us stronger .th.in ever 'before and  react against the I;plotters," who  seek to destroy us. It is up to us to  stand itogether and stand by our officers, who have stood by us, Ihus incurring tha wrath of the Standard Oil  gang of pirates.  The Taft-Vale decision in England  has had its effect in arousing the people of England aod I trust the people  of this continent will render a decision  such as will control our legislature,  judiciary aud militia, that the death-  knell of capitalism will ring, when  liberty and industrial Freedon will be  established and labor reign supreme.  Your secretar3* treasurer's report  will-ifiow" "tf.iaT ~ ouF"~or gatiizatibh^ih"*  British Columbia is stronger, both  numerically and financially than ever  before in its history.  In conculusion, I wish to express my  appreciation of the untiring efforts and  interest of your financial secretary, as  well as the ever ready assistance of  the vice-presidf-nt.  Thanking the members in general  forthe courleous trcatu eut accorde:!  me throughout my term of office, and I  can assure you that I will do ail iu my  power lo assist my successor with the  duties of his office.  I remain yours for industrial freedom  Frank Phillips.  President, Pist. No. 6, W. &. M.  MIDWAY NOTES.  'Midway, March 22.���It is reported  that the grading on the V., V. & E. in  the direction of Keremeos is almost at  a standstill on account of the scarcity  of men. It is probable, however, that  the difficulty will be overcome by the  railway companies bringing in large  numbers of men for construction  work.  Rev. A. H.Cameron, who has been  in charge of the work of the Presbyterian church here during the past  year, will preach his farewell sermon  next Sunday, March 25th. Mr. Cameron goes  to  Keremeos  where he will  take up work, preaching also at Fair-  view.  At the last meeting of the license  commissioners the subject of gambling  came up for discussion. Numerous  complaints had been made as to Sunday igambling, and uuder these circumstances the commissioners were  bound to interfere in the matter, Instructions were issued to the police to  see that all gambling was stopped entirely, and these orders were promptly  carried out and as  promptly observed.  The Times on sale at McRae Bros,  & Smith.  E. L/indsay visited Nelson this week.  Afflicted With Rheumatism-  "I was nnd am yet afflicted with  rheumatism," says J. C. Baync, editor  of the Herald, Addington, Indian Ter-  ritor3r, "but thanks to ChamberlE in's  Pain Balm am able once more to attend to business. It is the best of liniments," If troubled with rheumatism  give Pain Balm a trial and you are  certain to be .more than pleased with  the prompt relief which it affords. One  application relieves the pain. For sale  by all druggists.  Job Printing at the Times.  tf  WHEN ARE YOU  L  COMING IN ?  ^  Jf  J  NATIONAL CAFE  WMWWwnaw'HMJ /nMKWMtnt-^ini  GREENWOOD, B, C  OPEN DAY AND NIGHT  , H>|lipi|��<-*i!FWlWW^-*'U.T>-��^*lWl.ltU)BIMiHI*^_��^iL IIMIII lll^__l|-W__WM_-n*l  First Class in Every Respect, ; o Popular  Prices.  Of all the arts in all the books,  The best is still the art of cooks;  The wife who failed her mate to  suit.  Was iil-advised to feed the brute.  But mine it is to do far more���  To tickle palates by the score,  To serye the dinners in away  That would tickel a gourmet.  J. P   FORSTELL  PROP,   a  <3iil!l_  Shoe  Dealers  Our staff of salesmen will be on  the road in a few days witb. fall  Scimples^of"  MAPLE  LEAF  Don't place 3*our orders until you  have seen the New Models. They  are great sellers.  as "I* -$��� 4- *-��*- *$* 4- 4* 44^ 4-4-(f_4*- 4444-44444 44*.  4*  ������  4s  4��  4��  __.  4-  4*  THE  LIMITED.  E)lectric  current   supplied    for  4>  *  *  +  Power, Lighting-, Heating and  Ventilating. Power furnished  for Hoisting and air-compressing plants, with an absolute  guarantee   of continuous  power  service for operating.  Get Our Rates. We Can Save You Money  ir-  M. &.M.  Mosher & Moore, the new proprietors of the  Pacific Cafe beg to announce that the Lunch  -   Counter   and   Cafe   is   now   open   and that  patrons will be treated with the  BEST OF SERVICE COURTEOUS TREATMENT  CUISNE UNEXCELLED.  ==^  PAGIFI  MOSHER & MOORE  Proprietors.  ^  J  'W*V' ''j*1  For   your  Sunday   Dinner.      All   Kiuds   of.  SMOKED   FISH.      Full   lines   of   the    Best  Prime  Beef Fresh  Pork,  Mutton and Veal.  Home -Made   Sausage o [and   Cooked   Meats,  L P. FLOOD,     Prop.  LB Y1  RDER  n  WE HAVE  SOON TO ARRIVE  A shipment of Four  and Six Hole J. S.  Stewart  JL Leckie Co* LtcL,  Selling Agents for the West.  Vancouver, B. C.  W  Cook's Cotton Root Compound.  Tbe only sale effectualmontlirj-  medicine on which women can  depend. Sold in two degrees of  strength���No. 1, foi* ordinary-  cases, -flp'Tbox; No. 2, 10 degrees stronger for Special  Cases. S3 per box. Sold by all  drill/pints. Ask for Cook's Cotton lioot Compound; take no  substitute.  The Cook Medicine Co.,      Windsor, Ontario,  THOMAS THOM1  MERCHANT   TAIL����R  SPECIAL ATTENTION GIVEN CLEANING AND REPAIRING  ONE DOOR SOUTH OF POSTOFFICE, GREENWOOD, B. C. Boundary greek times  & Keep Your Desk  Tidy  It makes office work easy to  have a tidy desk. GLOBE  DESK PORTFOLIOS with  capacity for hundreds of  documents have compartments for papers requiring  "Imniediale attention-'', "In  suspense", "Future consideration", "Bills & Statements"  PRICE $1.25  COLES & FRITH  Booksellers, Stationers. Office  Supplies Etc.  TELEPAONE NO. 33  V  - <_**._?'/* <__>*_* <__? . i  Dr. Simmons,Dentist; open eveninfrs.  J". E. Mc Allister returned this week  from an extended trip to the east.  W. A.-"Nicholson who lost his eyes  has so far recovvered as to be able to  be out and around.  Next Sunday ot 7:30 p. m, in the  Presbyterian church, the pastor will  preach a special sermon to young- men.  Rev. Dr. White, superintendent of  missions for B. C, will preach in the  Methodist church Surid ly, 25th.  J. R. Brown M. P, P. ariived home  from the coast early this week. He  looks as it legislative duties agreed  with him,  Messrs Galloway Bros, have opened  a new shoe store next to their grocery.  They purpose carying a-general line of  boots and shoes, paying special attention to fine foot wear for men and  women and heavy boots for miners.  issue of Thk Busy Man's Magazine  is of most interest. From the capital  charater sketch of Mr. Frederic Nich-  olls, who hair done so ni'uch to promote  Canadian industry, to the amusing  monograph on his seventieth birthday  by the prince of humorists, Mark  Twain, there is not a dull page in the  number. All classes of people are  catered to in its contents.  THE DOMINION HOUSE.  Western   Member   Makes  Good Impression-G. T.  P. Mountain Route.  TOWN TO TICS  Dr. Mathison, Dentist.  F. W. McLaine weat to Calgary thia  week.  The Times on sale at Craig's store,  Boundary Falls. *  Wanted���Smart girl. Apply at the  Queen's hotel, Greenwood, 30  Born���In Anaconda on Tuesday 20th  inst. to Mr. and Mrs. Pheifer twin  girls.  The baseball team is going to wear  maroon suits. Why not call them the  Maroons.  Ladies call and see them. New  ready to wear and street hats now on  sale.    M. C. Henderson. 30  Fine ladies, gents and childrens  shoes in all styles and the best makes  at Galloway Bros. New shoe store.-29-30  Eighty men in the employ of the  West Kootenay Power and Light company have struck for higher wages.  Hon. F. J. Fulton, K. C, has been  appointed attorneY-general as successor  to Hon. C. H. Wilson, who recently resigned.  S. T. Larsen of Rock Creek was a visitor in the city Tuesday. He reports  business good in his district and looks  forward to a busy summer.  Fred Starkey, of Starkey & Co.,  Nelson; Mr. McQueen, of the Inland  Cigar Co., Kamloops, and Geo. Nunn,  of A. MacDonald & Co., Nelson, visited  the city Wednesday.  Money to loan at current rates on  approved collateral security. Apply  personally or oy letter to F. M. Elkins,  inspector for B, C. of Sun Life Insurance-Co. of Canada, Greenwood.    31.  G. B. MacDonald of Calgary, auditor for the P. Burns  Co., Ltd., accom-  ���panied-by-F; M.-Blackr-the-iirtu's=head  accountant at Nelson, visited the  Boundary headquarters in Greenwood  this week.  S. S. Fowler of the Cascade Power  and Light company denies that he has  received an offer of 5200,000 from the  West Kootenay company for the Cascade plant, and says no negotiations  are under consideration.  A. J. Eaton, one of the employees  working on the B. C. smelter excavations, met with an accident Wednesday. He was struck by a pole and  knocked off a trestle, falliug eighteen  feet. His right foot was sprained and  he ^sustained injuries about the face,  He is in ths hospital under the care of  Dr. Oppenheimer.  in  There were one hundred and fourteen  fatal accidents in the coal mines of thie  state of Pennsylvania during the year  1905. As compared with the year 1904,  a  decrease of four is shown.  COUNCIL MEETING  License By-Law Passes Its  Second Reading-Street  Improvement.  on the streets and  still   .nore are con-:  templated.    Some repairs will be made  to defective isidewalks.  The maj-or nominate! Aldermen  Brntiug, McRae, Nelson, Mathison  and Sullivan to be a court of revision  to meet May 1st to con.'-ider any complaints that may be entered against  the assessment lists. It was the desire of the council that lhe mayor be a  member of the court of revision and  the name of his worship was added to  the list.  The following accounts were passed  and ordered paid: Geo. H. Cropley &  Co-, $22.00; Geo. C  Hale, Kansas  City  collars and hames for fire team, $38.00 ;  Yale-Columbia Lumber Co., $3.58.  A Favorite Remedy for Babies-  its pleasant taste and prompt cures  have made Chamberlain's Cough  Remedy a favorite with the mothers  of small childi-en. It quickly cures  their coughs and colds and prevents  any danger of pneumonia or other  serious consequences. It not only  cures croup, but when given as soon  as the croupy cough appears will prevent the attack. For sale by all  druggists.  The Dominion parliament, now  session, has got through the preliminaries incident to opening and has got  down to work. The address in reply  to the speech from the throne was  moved by W. E. Knowles, the newly  elected member for West Assiniboia.  With becoming modesty he disclaimed  any suggestionthathehadbeen selected  for the important duty because of his  own tnirits, preferring to accept the  honor as a recognition of the importance of the west, aud especially of the  great constituency which he had the  honocto represent. Mr. Knowles at once  proceeded to relieve the minds of his  colleagues by assuring them that,  although the speech contained many  paragraphs, he would refer to but two  or three, and would not trepass long  upon their attention.; That pledge was  implemented to the letter, and when,  after a concise and well prepared addres  of about half an hour, in which the reputation which had proceeded him was  fully sustained, Mr. Knowles resumed  his seat he was heartily cheered by the  government benches.  THR G. T.  P.  Mr. Schreiber, ' Grovernment engineer of the western division of the  Transcontinental Railway, in a report  to the Minster of Railways stated that  the Government have withheld approval of the Grand Trunk Pacific map for  the first forty-five miles e_st of Edmonton, in hope that as favorable a  line may be obtained passing through  Strathcona into Edmonton as at Clover  Hill Bar, twelve miles east, where the  company proposed to cross. A fresh  survey to determine this fact is in progress, but the company state they will  not be able to submit the results until  the end of this month. In the meantime from Edmonton to the western  end of tbe prairie section preliminary  surveys have been made, but uo route  ifflap-has"-yet"-ibeen-"_u-bmittedirf6"r^pp'rbv;*r  al. Until it has been determined which  pass through the Rocky Mountains  is to be adopted it is not possible to  show a route for this portion of the  line. From the western end of prairie  section tothe Pacific coast explorations  of the mountian passes have beeu made  but sufficient information has not yet  been obtained to enable a dicision to  be reported on so important a question  as that of the selection of a pass  through which the railway should be  built.  The regular meeting of the city  council was held Monday night with  Mayor Naden in the chair and Aldermen Burning, Mathison, McRae, Nelson, Sullivan and Wood present. Aside  from the discussion on the license bylaw little business was transacted.  The bylaw was discussed clause by  clause in committee and passed the  second reading. As it now stands the  proposed law provides for not more  than ten hotel licenses and not mo3-e  than three saloon licenses. The  original draft made it optional with  applicants and the commissioners  whether the licenses be for saloons or  hotels, so long- as not more than thirteen were granted, but the amended  bylaw expressly states that the number shall be United to ten hotels and  three saloons. The license fee is increased from $300 to $325 for hotels and  decreased from $500 to $400 for saloons.  The bylaw will come up for third reading at the   lext council meeting.  Alderm;*!)   Mathison   repurted   that  some inipn vements  have  been   made  SPECIAL VALUES  IN SUITS.  Spring Suits in latest styles  and colors, $12.50 to $20.00.  SHOES.  later Shoe  in Patent, Vici and Box Calf,  from $4.60 to $5.50.  North Star American  from S4.50 to $6.50.  Shoe  HATS  Soft and hard hats iujjlatest \,     .;'  styles. Fedora Flatirous, Stiff "'(_  and Crush hats in black, brown  gray and pearl.  CLOTHIERS TO MEN WHO KNOW.  ���1*111  HARDWARE.       GROCERIES.  CLOTHING.  We guarantee first-classwork.  Give us  a trial  bundle  let us convince you.  and  Ring up 59  and    the  wagon  will   call.  ARRIVED  A  V  V  ���?  V  f  ?  ?  y  y  A  IW. ELSON.  X Copper  Street  Merchant Tailor.  SHEDS  Now is the time to get your  seeds and start them in the house  so they will be ready for spring  transplanting. Do not delay but  order your  Bulk Seeds  at once and we can deliver them  for early seeding. We take  orders for  Bulk Seeds at Catalogue Prices  WHITE  Dispensing Cneniists.  Opticians  Eczema. Tetter,  Salt   Rheum,  Itch.  Ring Worm. Herpes. Barbers'  Itch.  All of these diseases are attended by  intense itching, which is almost instantly relieved by applying Chamberlain's Salve and by its continued use  a permanent cure may be effected. It  has, in fact, cured many cases that had  resisted a!l other treatment. Price 25  cents per box. For sale by all druggists  QUIETLY MARRIED.  GREENRQOD STEAM LAUNDRY  ^^"Cbnip��ny^Gr^^  Our 10-Inch Loggers'  Pabst Celebrated  Malt Extract  We  have   just   received   another   shipment.    A  contracted   Liquid   Extract  from  Malt  and Hops.  Greenwood Liquor Co  GREENWOOD, B. C.  A quiet wedding was celebrated in  Greenwood last Saturday at 7 p. m.,  when Mile. Marie M. Beauvard was  married to W. H. Wilson, cashier for  the British Columbia Copper Co., Ltd.  The ceremony was perforn.ed by Rev.  Father Bedard, O. M. I. The bri'de  carried a handsome bouquet of carna  tions and narcissus and looked most  becoming in her bridal robes.  The bridesmaid and groomsman ,  were the recipients of beautiful gold \  pins mounted with pearl. I  After the ceremony refreshments j  were served in the future home of the j  happy couple on Kimberly avenue.  BUSY MAN'S MAGAZINE. I  It would be difficult to specify which  of the twenty odd articles in the March  We are justly proud of this  S-' t  Boot. The greatest praise  has been heaped upon it  since its introduction.;  L 100 MEN'S 10-IN.  LOGGING    BOOTS  French Calf throughout, with  extra No. 1 heavy hemlock soles;  have outside counters, are pegged  and have standard screw reinforcing all around the sole.  MANUFACTURED BY  (I.  . uU., L1)  ���5  VANCOUVER. B. C  ��#<(����*-t��OO����00��-#��������O ���>*#"����������  B  tt  ��  _  B  ��  B  B  B  B  B  ��  B  B  B  B  B  B  B  B  ��  tt  o  ��  B  ��  *  _  ��  B  B  tt  B  ��  o  ���a  B  tt  B  HPERI0R  [AKE  m     ���ar **^  White Fish  --AND---  Finnan Habbies  At the old reliable meat  Market  BURNS & CO  tint  tt  tt  B  B  B  B  tt  *  tt  ��  tt  tt  *��  tt  tt  tt  tt  ft  tt  ��  tt  tt  ��  tt  ��  tt  tt  tt  **i  ��  tt  tt  ..iMI  'I   |  n  ���    *1  ��� *  tt  ^OBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBi>BBBBBBBB<fBBBBtiB��BBBBBBBBBBaBB

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