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 Vol. 10.  GREENWOOD, B. C. FRIDAY   JANUARY 5, WO^.Q .  No. 18  The  Big  Store  .'��  During the last twojveeks of January we  are going to take stock and in the meantime  we would like to get rid of as much of our  winter goods as possible.   We are offering  the public some especially attractive prices.  Here are a few of them :  Ladies' Coats, regular price $9.00  Selling for $5.00  Eiderdown Dressing Jackets, regular $7.50  ~~                                             Now $6.00  Warm Kimonos, regular $3.00 and $3.50  Now $2.50  ;    ��� ���     ���  ZL Liberal Discount on  tt   HERE ISPRIDE IN A WATCH WHEN  IT  KEEPS  THE  CORRECT  TIME  ABSOLUTELY  GUARANTEED  We have a complete  line of this famous make  in prices to Fit Yoiir  Pocket. Solid Gold and  Filled  Cases  in Charm  ing Designs.  SILVERWARE-Sterling and Plated Knives,  Forks, Spoons, and Sterling Silver Novelties.  A. LOGAN & CO., JEWELERS.  Von Berg's method of separating  and determining zi.nc in ores, line dust,  etc., is as follows: The ore is dissolvbd  in hynrochloric and nitric acids, evaporated with.sulphuric acid, and dilute  sulphuric acid added, filtered, and  washed with the same acid; to the filtrate ammonia is added almost to a  neutral point, then ammonium carbonate until a permanent precipitate is  obtained; this precipitate is dissolved  in sulphuric acid, ammonium chlorace-  tate and chloracetic acid are now  added, the zinc precipitated by hydrogen sulphide and filtered, the w. shed  sulphide is dissolved In hydrochloric  acid and bromine, the zinc being* precipitated with sodium carbonate, and  weighed as the 'oxide. If iron, manganese or copper should be precipitat-  .ed,=they_ar.e^determi_____n^uW_acJed=  from the weifhed oxide.      *;  The Dannernora iron mines of Sweden have been in continuous operation  for over 300 years. They produce the  finest iron ore known, the ore consisting of 86 to 90 per cent, magnetic  oxide of iron and 7 to 12 per cent, sili  ca with traces of manganese, lime,  magnesia and alumina, the earthy matters being in proper proportion to form  a fusible slag without further addition,  lt is practically free of sulphur ancl  phosphorus. The mines extend under  a lake and much damage has been  caused by the water breaking through.  Over 2,000,000 tons of high grade ore  have been taken from these mines.  Warning to the Public.  When coming to Greenwood, if you  do not wish to get first-class treatment  and the best value for your money,  don't stop at the National Hotel, where  the rooms are well furnished, . clean  and large, furnace heated,dining room  and bar all aline. Now under new  management.   TaMBi/v."- & Cusick, ���  Proprietors.  Cash or Cure  If Shiloh's Consumption Cure fails to cure  . your Cold or Cough, you get back all you  paid for it.    You are sure of a Cure or  the Cash.  If it wasn't a sure cure, this offer would  not be made.  Can anything be fairer ?  If you have a Cold, Cough, or any disease  of the Throat, Lungs or Air Passages, hy  .3  25c. per bo'l.e.    All dealers guarantee it.  IS NOW EIGHT HOURS  Difficulty Between Men and  Managers Settled  BY MUTUAL CONCESSIONS  The Eight Hour Day Is Now in Force  at Both Smelters.  Both the Greenwood and Boundary  Falls smelters have been closed since  January 1. It was arranged some time  ago that the eight hour day should be  introduced at both smelters oh that  date. The wage scales posted by the  managers of the companies did not  suit the men and they did not go to  work. Since then there have been  several conferences between Messrs.  McAllister and Keffer, representing  the B. C. Copper Company, Messrs.  Drummond and Thomas, representing  the Dominion Copper Company, and a  committee representing the Western  Federation of Miners. These negotiations were carried on in the most  friendly way, but unfortunately no  final decision has been arrived at at  the time of * writing^ The difficult  points to adjust are those connected  the industry where there are differences between the plants at'the local  smelters and those of smelters where  the eight-hour day has been introduced  without friction.. The greatest difference is in connection with the sampling works. It is understood the men  want the old wage scale for eight hours  work. The management holds that it  is a physical impossibility to do the  work required in that time, and that  they can not afford to put on an extra  shift. They are quite willing to concede to the demands of the men as  soon as such improvements are made  as will make the change possible without additional heavy expense.  As a prolonged dispute would involve the mines shipping to the smelters and would result in business stagnation, there is the greatest anxiety  felt and the strong hope expressed that  the-difficulties can be satisfactorily adjusted at an early date.  This is practically the first serious  labor trouble in the Boundary. The  working men are not unreasonable,  they are officered by men of sound  judgment, and as the companies are extremely anxious not to disturb the c'or-  dial-rclations-whichheretof ore-existed,  the outlook for an early settlement  is therefore very bright.  Yesterday evening, after a prolonged  consultation with the men, the managers of the smelters conceded the  eight-hour shift. There were of  course slight concessions made by the  men before this settlement was arrived  at. Both smeltees wereagain started  this morning.  This, it is to be hoped, settles for all  time the hours of labor in the smelters  of the Boundary., It will also do away  with the necessity for legislative.enactment on thr eight-hour question.  Both managers and men are to be congratulated upon lhe sensible manner  in which the difficulty was settled.  Particulars of the agreement are not  to hand, but as there was a large attendance of members of the union, and  the terms were fully discussed, the  agreement will no doubt prove a permanent one.  AN AWFUL ACCIDENT  George Alexiene Gets His Foot Caught  in Stirrup���Dragged for 18 Hours  FairviKw, Dec. 2_.���An awful accident occurred at lucameep, an Indian  settlement near here, on Christmas  eve. The particulars are as follows:  Alexiene, a middle-aged man, left his  home on Sunday at 9 in the morning  and started for Incameep, distant  about eight miles. He arrived at a  friend's house about noon and ate dinner. At 1 o'clock he got on his horse  and started down the road, presumably  to visit other friends. This was the  last seen of the man alive At the investigation it was learned that his saddle turned and his foot became fastened in the stirrup. The horse started  for home, dragging the unfortunate  man over a romrh country. Nobody  saw the accident, but from traces of  blood in the snow, which scarcely covers the ground, it appears that the  horse, after following the road for  three miles, took to the mountains and  wandered aiound all night, dragging-  the victim. A papoose, on Christmas  norn, while going to church, about 10  o'clock saw the animal running along  a fence, shying and kicking. He followed the horse and on catching7up .'  saw the body of a'man horribly, mutilated. He hurriedly went to a ranch _,  near by and got help. They cornered'  the horse and cut the cinch loose.  The unfortnnate was so badly broken1 *  up that he was scarcely recognizable: *  His clothes were torn from' his body  and all that remained on him was a  pair of shoes. Oriel-half his head was  ground off from being dragged over  rocks and frozen greund and all his'  flesh was torn away from the bones. "  The deceased kept a stopping house  and stable on the Camp McKinney,.  wagon road in the early freighting  days. He was considered one of the  best riders in the country .and for a  long period cared for the large bunch  of thoroughbred horses owned by the  late Judge Haynes of Osoyoos.  THE YORK LOAN CO.  the Liquidator Issues a Circular to  Shareholders.  As a-number of local people are in-,  terested in the York County Loan and  Savings company, the following cii-7  cular f rom the liquidator is published  for their information:  " In order that shareholders of the ,  York County Loan and Savings coni-  pany may have an authoritative statement as to the present position of affairs the liquidator begs: to make the  following report:  "The liquidator finds upon the books *  of the company a substantial body of  assets, which, are...being.Listed, .enquired into and valued as rapidly as  possible, and which consist mainly of  cash on hand, collections still cue  from the company's collectors, mortgages, stocks and bonds and house  property; also a very large; tract of  vacant land in the City of Toronto,  which is well situated and will be sold  in such a manner as in the opinion of  the court will produce the best results.  "The liquidator will not be able for  many months to give even an approximate estimate of the return to  shareholders, but at the present moment and pending-further enquiry the  estate promises to realize a very substantial sum,  "The company's liabilities, except  to shareholders, are  apparently incon  siderable, but wiinSe^definiteTy ascer--  tained by the  usual  advertisement for  creditors in due course.  "It is the liquidator's earnest desire that shareholders should not be  put to any expense in the presentation  of their claims. Shareholders will,  therefore, send their receipt books to  the liquidator, 243 Roncesvalles ave.,  Toronto, and receipts for same will be  mailed to them. The books and cor*  espondence afFectincr the claims will  be filed and in due course each claim  will be dealt with in the course of the  liquidator'senquiry. Where the amount  shown due by the receipt book is verified by the books of the company the  liquidator will report the claim to the  couat for approval, and notify the"  shareholder. Where there is any difference the liquidator will coinmuiii*'  cate with 'the shareholder and adjust  the amount due in order that the claim  may be reported to the court for approval and a contest avoided.  " Shareholders may rest assured  that they will have ample opportunity  of making whatever representation  they- desire, but owing to the great  number of these interested the libui-  dator is at present forced to file im-  ���answered ull letters with respect to  shareholders' claims. These, however, will be dealt 'with and answered  at the proper time.  "In order that the shareholders may  be kept advised of the progress of the  lqiuidation, the liquidator will supply  all available particulars lo the press  from time to time.  " National Trust Company, limited,  liquidator, York County Loan and  Savings Co."  Duncan McTntosh  left Tuesday on a  trip to the coast.0  hr  .7' BOUNDARY   OREEK  TIMES  SS)��  Boundary Creek Times  "Issued every fridavS  Duncan Ross Managing Editor  SUBSCRIPTION .IN. ADVANCE.  Per Yeak .-.    2 00  Six Months  1 25  To Foreign Countries- 2 50  <UNION(fef)LABEL>  OFRIDAY JANUARY 5. 1906.  COST OF LIVING.  but must have the benefit of the  eternal vigilance of her citizens.  There are today abundant opportunities to advance its interests.  Its Board of Trade should be  resuscitated and its citizens  banded together in its best in-  tackle terests, should seriously  all those problems on whose  proper solution depends its future  welfare.  trict in Canada, as well as a  number of views pleasing, to look  upon. This edition'is well worth  the purchase price to those interested in the Boundary and  even to those who should have a  greater knowledge of the mining  possibilities of the province.    .  mmssmnmm^fi^^  The. discussions incidental to  the settlement of the scale of  wages at the local smelter foran  eight-hour day developed  a line  . of argument which should have  the serious consideration of all  business men and others interested in the  city.    The cost of  living has always to be considered,in arriving.at a fair basis  of remuneration, for services rendered. Some of the men wiho  have been working hard foreleyen  or thirteen hours daily stated that  notwithstanding the most rigid  ���: economy they, were not able 7to  do more than provide for their  families on wages ranging from  $3.50 to $4.00 per' "day for seven  days.a week,, and that consequently a less,rate ,pf wages even  for, shorter hours would.; spell  deficits for them unless the cost  of; living was reduced. The  statement was made that board  could not be secured here for less  than $31 per month while,at  Trail, under similar conditions,  $25 per month was the highest  price paid by laboring men. for  board. This in itself is a difference of ,20 cents . a day which  means much, when more than a  thousand men are interested.  The statement was also made  that local stores charged more for  the necessaries of life, for clothing ; in fact that everything  that went to make up the aggregate cost of living was higher:  than, at points in British Colum-  biawhere mining, and* smelting  is being carried on under more  favorable economic conditions.  We do not propose to discuss  the : truth of these statements,  but we do know that while  that  ���feeling is^abroad-atnong-the-work-;  ing men and their employers it is  " a menace to the best interests of  the city.  I is also, a self evident fact that  if low grade mining in the Boundary is to become the success it  ought to be, everything that improperly increases the cost of  production and treatment must  be removed.  It is the duty of the citizens of  Greenwood to seriously consider  these matters. The hope of the  city lies in the sympathetic interests of the producers of wealth  in the welfare of the town. . We  cannot afford that the men should  continue to believe that they are  not getting a square deal from  the business men of Greenwood.  The inevitable result would be  0 co-operative stores and a centralization of all business around the  big mining companies, a condition most detrimental to the best  interests of the city.  The cost of living in Greenwood should not be higher than  at Trail or Rossland or Nelson.  If it is higher the sooner the people get together in an earnest  effort to remedy the grievance  complained of the better for  Greenwood and its citizens.  The Boundary Creek Times has  stated the fact again and again  that if Greenwood is to become a  town of importance it cannot be  left to grow just as Topsy did,  Our irrepressiblepremier, whom  the Toronto Telegram cruel ly describes as one who looks like  forty and talks like twenty-one,  has at last been muzzled. The  cautious Cotton, the taciturn Tat-  low and the phlegmatic Fulton  got together and lassooed the  curley headed Dick immediately  upon his arrival in Victoria. The  next morning the official organ  of the government in double-  leaded lines stated that the premier hadn't done it and never  said it.. There was no railway  policy and the newspaper reporter who gave Mr. McBride's  exact words was mistakea. All  of which is very interesting and  very gratifying. While '. the  trusty three areTtp be;; congratulated on' having, temporarily  tamed the premier, there is always danger that he will not remain lassooed: and like his counterpart.'.- Buster Brown," he:may.  break into some new mischief.-  The fever situation at Phoenix  is improving. There are no new  cases and those who are afflicted  are slowly recovering. The epidemic has been a most trying  one and ha--. U-en very expensive  to the city. Greenwood should  come to the assistance of her  nearest neighbor. A vote by the  city council granting financial  aid would doubtless be appreciated. The opportunity to reciprocate unfortunately may come  some day.  The Victoria Colonist is needlessly alarmed over the fact that  Mr. Robert Kelly visited Victoria  during the meeting of . Liberal  members there. As Mr. Kelly  did not attend the meeting nor  did he discuss politics with any  one present, the Colonist will  surely not deny him the rather  doubtful privilege , of : visiting  Victoria  CF*  CF*  CF*  CF*  <��_  CF*  CF*  CF*  CF*  CF*  CF*  CF*  CF*  CF*  CF*  CF*  "F*  CF*  CF*  CF*  CF*  CF*  CF*  Capital, all paid up, $14,400,000.  Rest.  :$f0,000,000.  President.   Lokd Strathcona and Mount Royal, ,  Vice-President:    Hon. Gbohg. A. Drummonp. /���'..-���-  General Manager :    E. S   Clouston.  Branches in London, Eng. \ c_kri/ri^___. f New York, Chicago.  Kin    ind sell Sterling' Exchange and Cable Transfers ; Grant Commercial an  *.-�������� vi'iii;,-*.' '"���vdlts, available in any part'of the world.  SAVIN  Greenwood  oi".  SANK DEPARTMENT   '  ���; ���v.v.ert at current rates. - ,  ty. F..PROCTOR, manager.  >=_*���  ���*���_���������.  >_n  �����-��>  *=��  TimmmmmmmmmMmmmMm^K  _  Financial and Insurance Agents.  Now that the holiday season is  over the people will naturally  turn their attention to municipal  affairs. Nomination takes place  the-third Monday in January arid  election, if any, the following  Thursday. At least the Municipal Act says, so, but the Municipal Act of the/present day is a  fearful piece of blundering and  gives every evidence of having  had the most careful attention  from Hon. Charles Wilson, attorney-general. Under the act it is  mandatory for the new,council to  hold its first meeting at least one  week before it is elected! However  since the present attorney-general  began advising the government,  freak legislation is so common  that it is no longer a matter of  surprise.   We have received from the  presses of the Colonist Printing  and Publishing Company, Victoria, "Mother Earth's Treasure  Vaults," by Percy F. Godenrath.  It contains a number of interesting aH^icl^^descriptive~~of "lhe"  Boundary, Southern Okanagan,  the Similkameen and Nicola.  They are written in Godenrath's  well known breezy style. The  book is interesting from cover to  cover. The views are excellent  and in many instances . are different from any heretofore published. " Mother Earth's Treasure Vaults" reflects the greatest  credit on the author and also on  the publishers, as typographically it is a thing of beauty.  Dr. Mathison has consented  to become an aldermanic candi?  date in the North ward. No better material could be secured.  The future of the city is assured  if men of Dr. Mathison's stamp  can be induced to give some of  their time in the. city's service.  The Cranbrook Herald and  Fernie 7 Free Press have issued  splendid, holiday numbers.  __��_  Greenwood Barber Shop  For a good refreshing  BATH  25   ...  CENTS    ...    25  Win. Frawley, - Prop.  _**��������������������� - i *  O<K>Q<>O<>OOOOO<>O<>OOOOOOOa<><>0i  H.  ?��ir 4�� ���$*- 4- ir 4* **-$��� 4*- ir4* ir ie &&<%''&. bip 4* ��fririp<l*ir&  Timber    Limits,   Mining   Claims.: �������  ������������'������-���-������*.  4�� Far?ming  Lands,  House and Lot  Oh Q Church Street for Sale Cheap, Easy Terms  GEO. R. NADEN, MANAGER.  -^ *^ ���>?-, *^* *^* *^ ^ *^�� *^�� ��f* **^* *^* *^* ^ ��Jf* ��^* *-^* ��^* ^ *^* **If* ���*$* *f*;*t!>�� **^* ^  CANADIAN BANK  OF COMMERCE  Paid-up Capital, $10,00,000. Reserve Fund, $4,500,000  HEAD  OFFICE, TORONTO  B. E. WALKER, General Manager ALEX. LAIRD, Asst. Gen'l Manager  CONTRACTOR  AND BUILDER  Dealer   in s Sash,   Doors,  ���^Turned ^Work-and^^  Inside Finish,  Etc,  g       ESTIMATES FURNISHED.  | GREENWOOD,   :   B. C.  <><><-*-Ot-*<^<>oboOOOOO<>000-000<><^  CALLUP A86  STAR ^BAKERY  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  hese Orders are Payable at Par nt :iuy oflicc in Canada of a Chartered Bank  (Yukon excepted), and at the principal banking points in the United States*  NEGOTIABLE AT A FIXliD RATE AT '  THE CANADIAN BAIsK OF COMMERCE, LONDON, ENG7  They i'orni 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.  ^���^.���X^X^X^M^  LINOLEUMS, ETC.  *    COPPER, STREET,  GREENWOOD.  So far as the City of Greenwood is concerned it is to be congratulated on the excellent work  done by Mayor Naden and the  council. In e-zery possible way  they have conserved its interests,  husbanded its finances and carried.out improvements of importance. The installation of a new  system of waterworks, insuring  a supply of pure water, is in itselt  an inestimable boon to the city.  The city could do no better than  re-elect Mayor Naden and those  members of last year's council  who are Qwilling to give their  services for another year.  Bigger and better than ever is  the holiday number of the Phoenix Pioneer which has just been  issued. Unlike a number of  special issues it is full of facts  and figures regarding the largest  and most important mining dis-  Where there is always on hand a good  supply of  HOME MADE BREAD,  CAKES, BUNS, Etc.  Fresh Stock of Groceries always kep  Phone us your order.  Anglican, St. jude's Church  Rev. John Leech-Porter, B. D.,  pastor.  1st, 2nd and 3rd Sundays, Holy Communion, 8 a m.; Matins and Sermon,  11 a. m.  4th Sunday���I/itany, Holy. Communion and Sermon, 11 a, m.  Evensong- and Sermon every Sunday, 7:30 p. m. .  Sunday School, every Sunday, 2:30  p. m.  Choir Rehearsal, every Friday, 8p.m.  ALL, SEATS  FREE.  Cook's Cotton Root Compound  The only safe effectual monthl7  medicine on which, women can  depend. Sold in two degrees of  Btrength���No. 1, for ordinary  cases, $1 per box; Ho. 2, 10 degrees stronger for Special  Case., $3 per l10-**- Rolrt by all  druggists. Ask for Cook's Cotton Boot Compound; take no  substitute.  Th�� Cook Medicine Co.,      Windsor, Ontario.  ,j<.<m.xmx.<~x~x��:��x-_��<��x^^^  A��MKK*>*X''-,HK'KJ^^  i -sp-** -_��� _�� _       ^*______ ._ _____ ?  Y  l  Y  Y  V  Y  Y  Y  Y  Y  V  Y  Y  T  t  y  Y  X  THE BARN WHERE IS KEPT  THE BEST OF DRIVERS AND  RIGS AS WELL AS SADDLE  AND PACK HORSES ARE ALWAYS  AT  YOUR   DISPOSAL.  Y  Y  Y  Y  ?  I Our. Hay, Grain ^Feed Store I  Y  Y  Y  Y  Y  Y  Y  Y  Y  I  Can supply }*ou wants in all kinds of  Chopped Feed, Hay or Grain! :    :  Livery Phone 19. Feed Store Phone 124  GEO. H. CROPLEY,  Proprietor,  Y  __  Y  ��!-><K'K'*<'h>*>^xkm^-x��:**��K'��:^ £-3£_!^'-S_^
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After the trials of a shopping trip or
a round of calls, there is nothing that
will freshen you up so quickly as a
cup of hot BOVRIL.
All the flavor, essence, nutriment
and all that's food in prime beef is
concentrated in BOVRIL.
Once you realize the economy of
BOVRIL you'll always have it in your
kitchen. io-l
K* OF P. INSTALL OFFICERS.
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Wednesday evening* the officers of
Greenwood lodge No. 29) K, of P. were
installed by K. C.-B. Frith, D. 7D. G.
C%} assisted! by Past Chancellors P.
Joiner, Chas. Dunne and L-. B- Hodge.
The officers are: „■'...
"A. F.Thomas, C: C.
M. Anderson^"-*/. C.
Frank Steele, 1-relate.
Wm. Hamilton, M; of W.
A.D. Hallett, P. C., K. of R. S.
Chas Dunne, P. C, M. of F.
K. C. B Faith, P.C, M. of E.
, W. Muller, M. at A.
' W. Rowe, I. G.
Jas. Bameron, P. C, O. G.
Messrs. Hallett. Dunne and Frith
.wereeach re-elected for the fifth term.
The lodge made substantial progress
during the term just closed, having
added 22 names to the roster.
are pressed into the edges of the plates
until a tight joint is effected. This is
the character of pipe used iu supplying
Coolgardie gold fields of Australia
with water. The pipe is 30 inches in
diameter and is over. 300 miles long,
water being pumped this great distance, this being necessary because of
the great scarcity of water at. Coolgardie and vicinity.
Locking bar water pipe is made of
two1 semi-circular plates of metal joined
together longitudinally by a channel
bar of soft steel, the flanges of which
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Wood's ThoBiftefli&e,
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A positive cure for all forms ot
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$1 por pkg., six for §5. Ono will please, six will
cure. Sold by all druggists or mailed in plain
package on receipt of price. Write for Pamphlet.
The Wood Meclloine Co., Windsor, Ontario.
This cut represents our Men's
10 inch Logging Boots. They are
made from genuine French Calf
Leather throughout and have
Rock Oak soles, They have outside counters, pegged, and have
standard ■ crew reinforcing all
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Amplications for Sp.ci.-I Timber License
Take nolice that thirty days after date u
intend tonpply'to the Hon. Chief Commissi, in;'
or Lauds and "Works for a special license to . u*
and carry away timber on the  following described lands in Osoyoos distridt:
4. Commencing at a post marked Y.-C. t, t't.V
north-west corner post, on the north side ol* t! •
main branch of the Kettle river, east of C. I*
R, I.lock 2704. about two  miles south of !.■
3.37. run n in tf east 40 chains, thence kouiIi I
ciiai'-.K. tlietK'e wesi 40 chains, thence  n««r li .
chains to point of commencement.]
September 2lst, 1.05.
Yai.b-Columiiia Lumbek Co., I/rn.
5. Commencing at a post marked V.-C. I/.CoV
northwest corner post, on the main branch of
the Kettle river, about one mitefiotith of Block
3637, and one-half mile east of Block 2704. run.
ning enst 80 chains, thence south 80 chains
thence west 80 chains, thence north80 chains to
point of commencement.
September 2i8t, 1905.     0
Ym.k-Coi.umma Lbmbkk Co., Ltd,
6..Commencing* at a post marked Y.-C. L.Co's
northwest corner post, on the main branch of
the Kettle river, about one mile east of Block
2704and south of Block 3637, running east 80
chains, tlience south 80 chains, thence west 80
chains, tlience north 80 chains to point of commencement.
Septeml*er21st, 1905.
Yale-Columbia Lumber Co., Ltd.
You may think you are making money by sending to. an
eastern firm for your clothing,
We think we can convince you that it  is DOWNRIGHT
ECONOMY to buy at home,
Our prices, the quality of the goods, workmanship, every
thing  that goes to make good clothes at reasonable prices
we can show you,
Come in and see our stock and talk the matter over,
Our Cleaning and Repairing Department Does
- £"*    -
:~3    Copper St. Greenwood. ■   Next door to C- P. R. Telegraph office-    sz
Bi--<-<W Crops of Better It Pays to Know the Exact Chicken raising a very easy
Grain. Clean, Large Seed Weight o£ Everything you and simple way o_ adding
Increases the Yield 20%.        Buy or Sell. to the farm s cash profits.
CHATHAM FANNING MILL
Synopsis or Regulations Governing t s Disposal of Dominion Lands within t e
Railway Belt 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 r?te of 5 cents per acre
per annum.
Qln addition to the rental, dues at the
CHATHAM  INCUBATOR
Capacity
2,000 lbs.
r
Vou need a Scale on your farm.
You need It right now—to-day.
Every day you put it off you loso money.
Suppose you soil some hogs atSccntsa pound,
and trust to your dealer's scales, which aro 1/20
out. That means a loss to you of 50 centa on
every. U00 pound hog.
Then you sell 1000 bushols of grain at 75 cents.
This dealer's scales aro only 1/.0 out, but your
loss is $18.75 on tho deal.
Tho loss on a few transactions of this kind
would buy a dozen scales.
. When crops jaro poor you need every cent
they are worth. When they are good you can't
afford to throw money away.
You need a" scalo on your farm at oil times.
The less you think you can afford it, tho moro
you need it.
Tho important Boinc is to got the right scale.
„__,,,„, The Chatham Varm Scale is built iu three
Lower fauoe keep.. Screens'clean—no other styles, each ono strongly and honestly built,
mill has this. ready to stand tho roughest kind of usage.
par hour.
Cleans Wheat, Ityo, Timothy, Clover, Millet,
thus, liarloy, Flax, Peas, Boaus, Coru and all
seeds.
Largo Hopper, Screw Feed easily regulated.
Agitator prevents clogging and distributes
gr.-.in evenly ou screen
Ho. 1— GO Eggs
No. 2—120 Cggs
Ho. 3—240 Egga
Poultry raining pays.
People who tell you that there ia no money in
raising chicks may have tried to make money
in the business by using sotting hen* as hatchers, and they might as well have tried to loc;i te
a goldmine in the cabbage patch. Tho bus:,
ness of a hen is—to lay eggs.^ As a hatcher nnd.
-.wii"e>...i-.. nnfl n/iii-ol-nMr. Ki-"In Cr,ike 'three ""Capacity 2,000 pounds-sufficient for all farm ^laeie'h^UoriM^^.^S^Va'ilio businer.7
h-??...-1*"1*'-' a3(i a«*ustaMo siao 6hake <cnrcQ uses.. Tho knifo edges are of_ oil-tempered topi of the Chatham. Incubator and-Brooder, and
'Bixtcon screens ancl riddles, grading any- steei-praeticaily indestructible-insuring ab- they do itpe.fectly and successfully.
h.ug.romline .seedtoeuarsostgraln. Screens soluteaceuiucynoniatterhowconstanttheuso.      _,. ^.  business    wonerlv conducteti
'"i^ih'.^^M'li't'rust—""^-^-e-=^-==-====-=^-Tho-Chalham-.^ Dusmess,   IJioP'-i iy. conuucrcc,
' saves scr"enin-s for feed tihle Into a useful truck.    By ruoving the V^ys far hotter xhan-any otherbnsinu.slor.ho*
Works'^ily'anK^ you throw the weight( off the We amount of time and money mvestcd.
p":'*'ty with jn^enuitv edges on to the solid frame of the truck. This     Thousands oj poultry-raisers—men and wc-
*rh3C'hath:i:n 1'ar.n'ii'.--'-"Will will p.ij-for itself lircserves the knife edges and gives solid- mon all over Canada and the United State*—
->•. ur nnd over i*t one year, lt is the greatest ity to tho truck. When you move the lover to have proved totheirsatisfaction tha. iti'spro'lt-
ji'.'no'uirer.and *)rofit-t'.*iklcr on tho farm. It throw the scaleinto uso again it automatically able to raise chicks with the Chatham Incii-
! .-aires iii *-~c*" c'-c'ps of liett or grain. adjusts it.-clf without any trouble to you.   It Is bator and Brooder.
I. it wei'o'not tho best it would not now be in •""oonjy.scn.lo made in Canada that wUl do this.     The Chatham Incubator and Bro'ccn* is j-oir
... _    fj~jjcr0 jsno humbi.;-: .7:,,
materiali-3 thqroughl:
tso on hi:ndL-?;1s of thousands of farms in
Canada ur.d United-Stales. Furnished with
ol- without Hanging Attachment, as desired.
tnu v.jii,v ivinw iiiHuciii v.^iiicinii. .uut. >vxixu.u LiiiD.     *j.'*ie unatnam jr
The Chatham Vann Scalo is absolutely accur- cstly constructed.
ate.   Before .wo ship a Chatham Farm Scale __    Evervinchof]
it is thoroughly gone over by tho Govern- the machine is built^on right principle-., ii...
„... ..,,.on.  TT,*o-i,„»f oTO.„ i. -4 w„>„,, ment Inspector.   If it is absolute y accurate ho sulatlon is perfect, thermometer reliable, .'■.
P..IZE AV/AKps^-Highcst awards at World's stumps each ijoiso and balancp with his oflicial the workmanship the best.
   Chatham   Incubator   r.nd Brooder
simple as well as scientific.!! onpt-uri.i
:it ttvmHus- indues, awards au worms stumps caeli poise ana oaiancowitn ins oiuciai the wi
F-iii*, bt. Louis: l_n-_\merican, Buffalo: stamp aud gives us a ccrtillcate of uccuracy Tj,„
World's Fair,   Paris,   France;    Toronto, which goes with thescale. simnh
Winnipeg, Ha1.:fas, Charleston, Savannah     t,Yu will ship a Chatham Fai-m Scalo any- TOnT},,
and Jacksonville.
CUARA-.TE2—Every mill guaranteed for flvo
years. L::itj a. lifetime.
We send tho Chatham Fanning Mill.to any
fif.'incr on receipt of.hi:i order, at once, without
n::y cash down, and the most liberal terms of
payment 0
whero in Canada.   Don't send us any money. ,\.^,u" ""X,-f'"^'
: i* order and we'll send tho scale luisluc "-o^onts.
woman or girl can operato tho machin-.-hi
Just scud in youi*
as fast ns the railroad can get it to you.   Our     Our proposition is this: Wo will *
terms of payment arc acknowledged to bo tho Chatham Incubator and Brooccr, i;
most liberal ever offered.    Ask your neighbor, paid, and
.Send us your naincandaddresson a postcard
and we'll mail you our booklet about the
Clmllu'.ii. Farm Scale.
Time mav lueiui considerable loss of money     „    . . , ,   .,,
to v.in.   Why not send the post card today,     Send for ourhandsoniPly i!)'i>
while ymi think of it.      •) ontltled.-'IIo^to Jlako *\Ioi:r,-.
' Wo can sunnly you quickly frn-n our di.sl.vihi;t!:i*,' w.uelioii-'e-i nt. Calgary, Brandon, Ilegina, Winnipeg, Xew Wcslmin^i'"
nalifa.:, (.7;_i:ia.*ii.    Fr.eloriesatl iiatiiam, U.'.t., and Kkti-.oit, "Mich.
The MANSON CAMPBELL Co., Limited, Dept. No. 217, CHATHAM, CAN AD,
You Pay No Cash Unii!
1906 Harve.sf.
WniTK von PAitTicni.Aun and Free Book.
'How to*Muko Uollara out of "Wind."
1?.!
following- rates are charged:—
' Sawnlumber, 50 cents per thousand
feet B.M.
Railway ties, eight and nine feet
long, 1>_ and \>i 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 tl.e
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
3150 per thousand feet B. M , for
square timber and sawlogs of any
wood except oak; from ,'._ to 1,'_ cents
per lineal foot for building logs; from
\2}z 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 .re is
sued for a   term of  twenty-one  yea1*
at a rental  of .two cents  per acre per
annum,
Coal lands may be   purchased   at 510
per acre.for sof. coal and S20 for an-,
thracite. Not more than 320 acres
may be acquired hy one individual or
company.
Royalty at the rate of 10 cents per
ton of 2,000 pounds is collected on the
gross output.
Entries for land for agricultural purposes map be made personally'at the
lo.-al land office for the district in
which the land to be taken is situated
nrifthe homesteader desires, he may
on application to the Minister of the
Interior at Ottawa, the Commissioner
of Iuiuii-rration at Winnipeg, or the
local asrent 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   home*
i stead entry.
j* A settler who has received an entry
I for a homestead is reduired to perform
| the conditions connected therewith
J under one of the following plans:
j (li At least: six months'residence on
land cultivation of the land in each
j yei'.r during the term of three years.
| It is the practice of the Department
i to require a settler to bring 15 acre.-.
j under cultivation, but if he prefers lu-
! may substitute  stock: arid   20  head of
cattle, to be actually his own prpertyo
with buildings for their riceommoda
tion will be accepted instead of the cul
tivatioh.
(2) If the father (or mother, if the
father is deceased) or any person who
is eligible to make a homesteod 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
residing with the father or mother.
(3) If the settler has his peunanent
residence upon farming land owned bv
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.
P»efore making au application for a
patent, the settler must give six
months'notice in writing to the Commissioner of Dominion Lands at Ottawa, of his intention t<> no so.
W. W. CORY.
i Deputy of the Minister of Ihe
Interior. BOUNDARY   OREEK  TIMES  .  J. W. Nelson, of the Pioneer, has  beeu under the doctor's care for the  past week.  E. A. Anderson of the Russell-Law-  Caulfield Co. visited Spokane last  week.  Mrs. E. A. Anderson returned last  week after visiting a month with  friends in Spokane.  It is said that work will be resumed  this month on the Carmi, on the West  Fork. A force of 20 men will be employed.  Owing to rush of job printing during  the holidays The Times had to be neglected somewhat this week. Next issue  will, we hope, be more readable.  Mrs. Duncan Ross and child left this  morning to visit in Spokane and St.  Paul. Mr Ross accompanied her as  far as Marcus.  The Citizens' band played in the  skating rink yesterday evening. The  rink is the most popular resort in the  city this season, doubtless owing to  the excellent management of Captain  Swayne.  Tamblyn & Cusick have taken over  the National hotel, and will have it re ���  4 8:15 a,r  I  8:15 a.m.  8:15 a.m,  8:15 a.m,  8:15 a.m,  Spokane, Senule.  '.verelt. Belliiig-  liam, Vancouver.  Victoria and all  Coast points  s*noka..e. Fernie.  "Winnipeg, St.Paul  Minneapolis   Grand Forks, Republic. Marcus   Northport.    Rossland. Nelson ���   K. slo, Sandon..  6:05 p.m.  6:05 p.m.  6:05 p.m.  6:05 p.m.  6:05 p.m.  Connecting at Spokane with the famous  "ORIENTAL   LIMITED."  2    Daily   Overland   Trains   2  From Spokane  for Winnipeg,'1  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.  8, G. 7YE.RKES.  .    A.P.A.,Seatt  le.  ^^MSSSSS^?SS^^SSS^&m^SS3^S^}  MINERAL ACT.  ICertificate of Improvements.  NOTICE.  "May   Flower,   Fractional"    Mineral   Claim,  situate in the Greenwood  Mining Division  * of Yale District.   "Where located: Skylark  camp.  TAKE NOTICE that I, Charles H; Tye.  Free Miner's Cerf.ficate No. B91699,  acting as agent for self and as agent  for Duncan . Mcintosh. Free Miner's Cer-  "tificateNorB91493;andiPat='HickeyvFree-Miner-s  Certificate, No. 1.91636 intend, sixty days from  the date hereof, to apply to the Mining  Recorder for Certificates 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 Certificates of Improvements.  Dated this 10th day of November, , A. D. 1905.  CHARLES H, TYE.  ���  Stylish  Rubber  Footwear  The  new   Maple  Leaf  samples include models  for French, Cuban and  Military   heels.    They  are a little neater and  |          daintier than you ever  j          imagined Rubber foot-  I          wear   could   be made.  Ask yonr dealer for  MAPLE LEAF  ���_t_.��j*k �� c. rT~3r_i ��c ��*. v * _^*fK_iS3u_nas2_U3a-w'c*>  BRAND  They cost no more than the  ordinary makes.  J. LECKIE CO., LTD.  VANCOUVER. B. C.  arranged and fitted up to accommodate  both transient and local trade.  Harry Simmons is spending the holidays with his parents, Dr. and Mrs.  Simmons. He .will return to the high  school at Vancouver next week.  The first carnival of the season will  be held at the Greenwood skating rink  Tuesday, January 16. Some very  handsome prizes are being offered,  and the affair promises to be a huge  success, as more interest is being  shown this year at the rink than for  several years past.  There are no new developments in  the Midway & Vernon difficulty. No  definite news has been received from  New York by those locally interested,  as to whether the indebtedness of the  company will be paid, or work resumed  on the road. No doubt it requires time  to arrange all the details of financing  the difficulties of the comparip, so it is  not probable that any very great activity will be apparent at least until  spring.  The first carload of ore from the  Rambler, on the West Fork, is being  havled to Midway tor shipment  to the  smelter, Three carloads have been  mined this season. The ore will aver-"  age in the neighborhood of .$200 per  ton in silver and lead.   .    ���   ��� .  The net earnings of Fraser & Chalmers, Limited, in England, for the  year ending June 30,1905, were $144,-  610, and $443,010 was brought forward.  The directors  intimate that competi  tion for trade in South A fri ci lias been  keen, and for the first >ix months of  the fiscal year the demandfor heavy  machinery was small. In the last six  months business showed some improvement. A final dividend '.'of 4 per  cent, is proposed, making 12 per cent,  for the year, and leaving $431,695 to be  carried forward.  I  ~?__L-.T..g_.ir��romr.mr..lTTirv'-T^y;.-r-^T.-^  f  X  X  X  X  X  X  X  X  X  X  X  X  X  X  X  X  ?.  ���f  I  IH ��� MIDWAY  DAILY STAGE  LEAVES:  GREENWOOD  8:00 a.��� m.  MIDWAY 5:00 p..m.  arrives:  MIDWAY ..10:30 a. m.  GREENWOOD.. ".. 6:30 p. M.  FARE $100- ROUND TRIP $1.50  J. McDonell, Proprietor  >**��*'H*��**M*��<3M<**��gt��<*'M^^^  To give zest to  winter sports, relieve  fatigue and w$rd off  cold, take a cup'-of  steaming hot  #<IMNl)<'(i>#^  ��  ���m  -_  ���Si**1  SOUTH  Never in the history of the Boundary has the district had a brighter outlook than today. With the successful de-*-  velopment of the immense large bodies of low grade ore and the enlarged and much improved facilities for treating  at a very small cost, the continued opening up of new high grais properties aai ti;ir stressful aad profitabl  operation has made the Boundary famous as a mining centre, and every day adds more to the list of new finds and  bigger values. It is readily admitted that Greenwood is the Eldorado of the Boundary with all roads leading thereto,  and surrounded as it is, with such magnificent resources is destined in a few years to be a second Butte, If you  therefore want to participate in its future prosperity, now is the time to invest both in mines and real estate. For  NINETY DAYS we intend giving you a chance to make a safe and profitable investment. Every lot we own will be  put on sale at rock bottom prices during the above period, Prices ranging from $50.00 up, at terms to suit the pur*-  chaser.   Make your selection and make it early.  RALPH   SMAILES,  AGENT FOR THE GREENWOOD TOWNSITE COMPANY.  JP  ����<-  ^_=r-  "*1v^T"tlT'tTTTNT"-'--TT'i-'i* TT^T-^T^T       +       ^;r;r-T'fjrT--T   '"Tr    VJ">; �����  l,'��V  %  B A*/A**A**A^AJ>r/\rt'>*\s*'\f'*\j**\i<  Beer. i f  t^i.''l.i*-* >  Has been a favorite ��*  from it birth, as is *  evidenced by is popul- x  arity in all the towns s  "  of the Boundary.       ��  For Sale at all Leading [  Hotels either draught or *  bottled.  Insist or having  "ELKHORN'  MADE by the  r��  BA*rA**A*/'  PROFESSIONAL CARDS.  /.   H.   HALLET i  Barrister, Solicitor,  , Notary Public.  Cable Address :      hallett."  r._���-   ..Bedford M'NelU's  -odks  S.Moreinjf'a Neat's  Lelber's.  Greeuwood,   a.   c.  J; P. MCLEOD  Barrister and Solicitor,  Offices in P.O. Box 31.  RENDELI-BLOCK Phone 81  Over Bank of Montreal      GREEN-WOO*"* B.C  A. E- ASHOROFT.  Dominion and  Provincial Land Surveyor.  Alnlng and Engineering Surveys.  Residence:   Church St. :'Plion .._M5.  GREENWOOD* B. C.  sftRTHURlvi. 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.  QREENWOOD.  B.   C.  IF. SUTHERLAND  PROVINCIAL ASSAYER  Shippers' Agent. Entire charge taken  of consignments of ore..Checking,  weighing, sampling and assaying  of samples.  GREENWOOD, B. C.  J. EDWARD BROWN  Accountant and Auditor  Commercial and Mining Accounts  solicited. Acting secretary for Mining  Corporations. Greenwood, B. C.  ifc BOUNDARV   VALLEY   LODGE  "^.J"^**^ No. 3 8,1.0. 0. F.  Meets every  Tuesday EveninR at ,8 00 in the  TOO* F* Hal1*    A *-*��r<lialJ>lnvI tntlon IS ex  tended to all sojourning brethern.  J. McCre^g FRBDB"HotKsee'  FLOYD & COX. Proprietors  PURE MILK   AND CREAM  Delivered Daily to any part  of th.*3 city.  THE WASTE DUMP.  In 1904 coal cost in Alaska from $8  to $30 per ton, according to point of  consumption, the-lower figure being  obtained-in the southeastern territory,  and the higher quotation on the north  shore of'the Seward".peninsula. At  Nome when mining is active coal costs  from $15 to $25 per ton; but during the  closed'season it of ten sells at $30 to $40  per ton. Besides, the small production  of lignite, Alaska imports annually  over-123,000 totis of coal.  Steel pens were invented in 1803 by  an Englishman. When first marketed  they sold at $2.50 each and in sourse of  ten years they had fallenjto from 10 to  12centsi each.1 Steel'pens today are  mostly made by' machinery, though  the finer grades need considerable of  hand labor in finishing. In their  manufacture sheets of steel 6xl8incees  are cut into narrow strips, in breadth  rather more ��� or ��� less than .twice - the  length of the pen. These are annealed  and rolled to a required thickness.  The strips then are.passed where by  means of a bed and pnnchcorrespond-  ingy.pieces the shape of thepen, called  blanks,- ate quickly, cut out. The  firm's name is then stamped upon the  bit of metal. The blanks are then  pierced, which is cutting out,by punch  the central hole in the nib, and here  also the lateral 'slits, are cut. The  metal having.become so hard because  of rolling and stamping that it is  again annealed. The blanks, merely  flat bits of steel, are passed to a raising press where they are made concave  by being pressed into a g-rove by a  sinker. The next process is hardening  which is accomplished by heating the  pens to a" red heat in an iron box j>r  muffle and then' plunging in oil.  After this*tempering follows and they  are then scoured and cleaned by im-  mirsion/in soda7water7and dilute sul  phuric acid successively, and by  friction with sand and other solid materials. The outside.of the nib is then  ground upon emery wheels. Next is  the most delicate operation of cutting  the central split, upon the accuracy '-of  which the real value'of the pen exists.  After this the pen is placed lengthwise  on a chisel fixed in theVbed.of a hand  press. A decending lever 'carries; an.  other chisel which passes down just  clearing the7other with the greatest  accuracy. The pens are then colored  brown or blue by heating in a ae.volv-  ing metal cylinder over a charcoal  stove, and removing them when';; the  desired tint is attained; They are then  varnished by lac dissolved in naptha.',  dried by heat and are then ^eady: for  boxing iand market. Birmingham;  Eng., is the center of pen manufacture  and there an:output of .20,000,000, pens  a week is carried on the year around.  Such is the consumption of pens in the  Uni.te.d_ Stata'.cs. that it .isles'imated'  that -every inhabitant uses on ; the  average of four pens a year. C on  siderable of these pens ��� are of American make. A ton of steel will ma.e  300,000 pens..   In a year, 5.000 tons; of  steel is manuf actuaed into pens in all  theiworldy  There are a number of electrical  properties of minerals, like sulphur,  the diamond and topaz, become rather  strongly electric when rubbed, as with  a piece of silk, and show by this- their  power of attracting light substances,  such as bits of straw or paper. Again,  the crystals of some minerals, when  carefully heated or cooled, become  electrified and show opposite kinds of  electricity in different parts, as at the  two extremities; this is particularly  true of tourmaline. When both ends  of a tourmaline crystal are developed  it is common to find them different in  their crystalline faces. This dissimilarity of structure in the opposite directions of the axis is connected with  the property of becoming dissimilarly  electrified by change of temperature'.  Lubricating petroleum ot the'finest  grade is found in native condition gen  erally in the higher strata of the -pro'  ductive series at shallow depths; it is  often associated with more or le'sssalt  water, and usually range, from732 to  34 degrees Bautne. It is not affected  so far as its fluidity is concerned at a  temperature of zero or below,i arid it  commands the highest price of any  variety of natural petroleum.  Corporation,   of   the   Cityl- of  Greenwood.  PUBLIC NOTICE  . Whereby given to the electors of the Municipality' of the City of Greenwood' that 1 require  the presence'of' the said' electors;at the City  Hallj Greenwood, on the lSthsday.of .Jariuarv,,  19067at 12 o'clock noon, for the purpose of elect-'  ing persons to represent them in the Municipal  Council as Mayor and Aldermen. ;' 7 ;:  Further notice is also given' that nomination  for two School Trustees will be heldl;at' the  same time and ; place1 ���, and -an election,1 if  any, will take .place at the same time and be  ander the same regulations as ; that- for Mayor.  ' The more of /nomination of -candidates shall  be as follows:  The candidates shall be nominated in writ--  ing: the writing shall be subscribed by two  voters of the municipality as proposer and seconder; and shall be delivered to the -'Returning  Officer at anytime between^ the daie\of the  notice and 2 p. m. of the dry of tho nomination,"  and in the event of a poll being necessary",such  poll will be opened on the,_8th day-of January,  1906, at the City HaU, Greenwood,- of which  every person is hereby required to take notice  and govern himself accordingly.:  After, the first municipal election, the  persons qualified to'be nominated for and elected as the Mayor of 'such city shall be such persons as are: male British subjects of the" full'  ,age of twerity^ne years, and are not disqualified under any law, and havt -been for the'six  months next-preceding the day of: nomination  the registered owner, in the Land. Registry  office, of land or real property in the city of ;the  assessed value, on: the last municipal' assessment roll, of one thousand dollars or more, and  who are otherwise duly qualified as municipal  voters::  After the first municipal election,- the per-  sons qualified to be nominated for and elected  as "Aldermen of such city shall' be'such; persons'  as are male British subjects ol the full age of  twenty-one years, and are not disqualified  under any law, and have been for the six  months next preceding the day of nomination  the registered--owner;,.in "the Land Registry  office, of land or "real property in the city of the  assessed value, on the last municipal assessment roll, of five hundred dollars or more, and  who are otherwise quallfied-as municipal voters.  G. B. TAYLOR,  Returning Officer.'  ir  -=*.=  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.  PACIFIC GAPE  ^  MOSHER & MOORE  Proprietors.  -J  CHRISTMAS  THE  STANDARD   BRANDS:  PABST BLUE RIBBON,  The Beer of Quality.  OLOROSO SHERRY,  Fruity and dry with superb aroma.  USHERS GRAND OLD HIGHLAND,  The Cream of Scotch Whiskies.  ROBERTSON BROS PORT  Very fine awny port, matured iri wood.  JAMES HENNESSEY & CO. BRANDIES  The standard and quality of which a��-e unsurpassed.  G. H. MUMM & CO., CHAMPAGNE.  Greenwood Liquor Co  GREENWOOD, B. C.  THE--��  LIMITED.  4�� 4- 4- ^ 4* 4�� 4v4- it��^'%.tir%.ip'4eie 4- 4�� 4-- 4�� 4�� *p  _____ = _ |+  *  4.  4-  4��  4��  4*  Electric  current   supplied   for  Power, Lighting, Heating and  Ventilating. Power furnished  for Hoisting, and air-compressing plants, with an absolute  guarantee  of continuous powerj  service for operating.   4*  # 4* 4* 4- 4* 4* 4* 4* 4* 4*- 4-* 4* 4* 34*- 4* 4* 4* 4*-,4*4*4*4*4*4--4**l->-  Get Our Rates. We Can Save You Money  Before buying Lots see me  for prices  FREDERICK W. MG UNIE  C. P. R. Land Agent.  GREENWOOD, B. C.  ~B-  MaBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBtBBBtBBBBBtkBVvBBB*  B B  B B  B B  B B  ft.  Compliments  of-the- Season-  mm*  B  B  B  B  B  B  ft  B  B  B  B  .ft  ft  ft  ft  ft  ft  ft  ft  ft  ft  ft  ft  ft  ft  ft  ft  ft  ft  ft  ft  ft  ft  ft  eft��ft��ft��*tfft������ttftft����e������tttt������ftftftfttt��a����ftftaftft��ftft����ft6ftft  "SSS  mm  $&*j  ��,.  ��  ��  ��  ��  ��_*^___    mw\r+   A -TH    MS   A  ��\.I/r^T   )  MtTA IMAKKCTT  TURKEYS  GEESE  DUCKS  CHICKEN  J, P. FLOOD,     Prop.  *��BBB^*BBBBBB ��BBBBBB*BBBBBBBB*BBBBBBB ��������� �������������������������������  I Windsor Cafe |  ��  ��  ��  ��  ��  ft  a  ��  ft  ft  ��  ��  ��  ��  ��  e  Q  ft  - ft  a  ft  a  0  o  1 ft  ft  *   * *_ ww*. ��     ^^w , Proprietor   ��  B ft  ����0B��ftftftftftftft������ftftftftftftftftftftftftftftft->->ftft��ft9ftftftftftftftftftftftftftftftft  first-class meals Servea  F_i_bt and Day.  ! Harry C����tts.  k S. BARRY YUILL,  PRACTICAL      "WATCHMAKER       ANI)  JEWELLER.  All workguaranteed    R-REENWOOD  eenwooH li eo  PLASTERS AND  GENERAL MASONS.  /  'T55rs******^w  TOWN TOPICS  Dr. Mathison, Dentist.   ���-'���������   !  Mr. and Mrs. Frederic Keffer left  for the East on this morning's train.  The earthquake came an d went, and  the Greenwood Board-of Trade still  sleeps. v  Merchants are all satisfied with the  holiday trade. It was the best for  some years. -  J. P. Myers-Gray has returned after  spending- the holidays at his old home  in New Westminster.  Mrs. A. B. W. Hodges of Grand  Forks and a party of friends spent  New Year's in the citj-.  -- J. -R."Brown, -M. P. P., leaves nest  week for Victoria. The legislature  opens on the 11th instant.  "_5. G. Wrrren of - the Greenwood  Electric'Company) left Tuesday morning on a busiY_e_. trip to the coast.  Hugh Cameron of Camp McKinney  was a visitor in the City during the  holidays and left for home Tuesday/ ���'  Geo. S. Kellaway of Calgary left for  home Tuesday last, after spending the  holidays with Mr. and Mrs. R. K.  Steven.   ���  Shorter hours. Customers,-'please  note that our store closes at 8 p. m.';  excepting {^Saturdays at 10 p. m. The  Thomas Drug Co.  F. D. Elkins of Winnipeg spent a  __?_xP_5._<_-= weeks in_ the city visiting  his  brother;   F.M.   Elkins,   and  left  If.  Saturday for the coast.  R. Rollinson of the Greenwood smelter, who held ticket No. 71, was the  winner of the symphonium in the  Smith & McRae drawing.  Mosher & Moore of have taken over  the dining room of the "Pacific hotel.  This is a guarantee  that :'the 'eooking  and attendance will be the best.  ���       / -  Among the Midway people who came  up to the K. of P. ball Monday night  were Dr. Newcombe, Mr. and Mrs. C.  M. Crouse and   Mr. and  Mrs. Crowell.  Monday evening next a lodge of  Knights of Pythias will be instituted  at Midway. Members of the order  from Greenwood. Grand Forks and  Phoenix will be;present.  The Sacrament of, the Lord's Supper  will be dispensed in the Presbyterian  church on Sunday, January 7, at the  close of the morning service, 11a. m.  Evening service at 7:30.  Muntz's metal is .n alloy of three  parts of copper and two parts of zinc.  It differs from common brass in being  malleable when hot. Muntz's metal is  usually known as  yellow metal.  But few people availed themselves of  the opportunity to register as householders for the municipal elections.  The lists were closed at the en .. of the  year. There are 202 voters in the  South ward and 172 in the North.  J. E. McAllister, general manager of  the B. C. Copper Company, has been  ill since his return ,from New York.  While there he contracted a severe  cold, which necessitated his going to  the hospital. He.left for the west before fully recovering. He is now rapidly improving and expects to oe in  shape in a few days to direct the work  of erecting the new .smelter.  N. F. Kendall, accountant at the  Bank of Montreal, left for New.Westminster on Wednesday to join Mrs.  Kendsll, who had been spending the  holidays with friends there. They will  return to Greenwood early next week.  The uew year opened with a general  .shaking up. . A distinct earthquake  was feit on Tuesday morning about  6 o'clock- It shook buildings, rattled  windows, drove women info hysterics  and'made'men feel nervous. No dam  age was "done.  When melted at a high temperature  borax has the property of dissolving  metallic oxides and of forming transparent colored glasses. By this means  the various metallic oxides may be distinguished in the flame of the blowpipe  in laboratory work.  Henry Madden has leased the Pacific  hotel from his father, H. B. Madden,  and will conduct it, as heretofore, in  first-class style. Henry is popular aad  should do a large business. The  hining room has been takea over by  Mosher & Moore, the well-known  caterers.  Duncan Mcintosh, E. G. Warren and  G. A. Rendell left for Victoria this  week. They arc all leaders in' the  local Conservative party, which gjves  rise to the suspicion that the object ]of  "their'mission is to consult with McBride regarding a successor to the late  Hon. Raymond Prefontaine. *  Plaster of paris is powdered gypsum.  One part powdered gypsum is mixed  with two and a half parts water, a thin  pulp is formed, which after a time/sets  to a'.hard compact mass. By adding a  small qdantity of lime to the moistened  gypsum a very hard marble-like substance is obtained on setting.  The K. of P. ball Monday night  was one of the most successful affairs  of the kind ever held in the cit}*.  Nothing was left, undone by the committee in charge to make the dance an  enjoyably, one. The music was good  and all the arrangements perfect. An  excellent supper was served by Mr.  Thos. Walsh of the Kootenay hotel.'  While people naturally do not expect  the best service on a new line, still  some improvements might be made on  the Great Northern between Marcus  and Midway. The only coach for passengers is about as diriy as it can be.  It has also the unique feature of having only one lavatory. Considering  the heavy traffic between these two  points, some effort should be" made to  accommodate the traveling public  H, B. Munroe, formerly of Greenwood, is now in the new mining field  in New Ontario. Writing from Hari-  leyburg, he says: "I am here to look  at'some property for American people.  Of all the'holes for whiskey drinking  this is the worst I ever se.w. I met  Lennie, who used to be at Carmi. He  is looking after the Earle interests and  is doing the only good mining in the  camp. He got a piece of silver out the  other day which weighed 300 pounds���  a nice nugget. They have over five  cars of rich silver ore in their storehouse. There is nothing like this mining district in America. The n.ining  laws here suit nobody."  L. D, Kean, a pioneer, of .the  Boundary,   was  a  visitor  to  the  city   this  year.    Mr. Kean was a member of  the  grm of Holbrook, Kean & Co.,   operat  ing in   Myers  Creek.     He went to.the  Canadian   Northwest,   where   he   has  struck oil.    He  now   makes Winnipeg  his "headquarters:     He "represents the  Rocky   Mountain'Development   Com  pany.   This was the  pioneer  oil company  operating in  the  Northwest oil  fields.     Under the direction of   John  Lineham,  it  began   prospecting  four  years ago, and today they have a fully  equipped plant, with a flow of 300 barrels a da)'.    Mr. Kean   is very enthusi  astic about the future of  the new Can  adian oil fields.  7  The Sisters of the Sacred Heart Hos  pitaldesire to express theit gratitude  forthe many kind donations received  at Christmas and New Year's from:  Rev J. Bedard, James Smith, James  Sullivan of Moyie, Mrs. M. Stanton,  F. J. Sullivan, T. M. Gulley Co., Rus-  seli, Law & Caulfield Co., White Bros.,  Coles & Frith, Mr. McCreath,.P. Burns  & Co., Mr. Bambury, Hunter-Kendrick  Co., Dr. and Mrs. Spankie, Mr. and  Mrs. Portman, Mr. and Mrs. P. Der-  mody, Mrs. D. Bannerman, Mr. B.  Petch, Mr. H. Plummer, Miss V. Schon  o, Princeton, Jtan'Coles, Mr. D. Ross,  Mrs. M. Rendell, T. Williams, E- Alexander and R. Farrell; to Drs. Oppenheimer, Spankie and Foster for  surgical instruments, appliances and  furniture for- operating room, and; to  the mayor and city council and other  friends who sent flowers and magazines to the patients during  the  year  The RUSSELL-LAW-CAULF  ���LIMITED-  line earths and' carbon compounds.  The diamond, shows high phosphorescence when olaced in darkness and the  ruby and sapphire both impart a brilliant red light. Sulphate of baryta  gives a bright green light; acetate of  potash a. brilliaet green light; rock  crystal a red and then white light.  Minerals that show phosphorescence  most brilliantly- are probably the sulphides, such as sulphide of calcium  aud sulphide of barium, also the alka-  The refining of borax is held more or  less as a trade secret. ' The materials  mainly used in the different refineries  are borate ore, boric acid, or crude  borax, which are mixed with soda ash  and sodium bicarbonate in various  proportions ami.boiled and allowed to  crystallize.  INDSOR  ��TEL,  FOR SALE.  Mendelssohn Piano, almost new and  in first-class condition.-. Reasonable  Price.    Apply to F. KEFFER.  DON'T BULD  ERNEST J. CARTIER, Proprietor.  Finest Furnished House in the Boundary  Steam Heated. Lighted throughout with electric lights.  We offer special inducements to travellers as we have the  finest sample roomsin the city.    Our bar . excells all others.  I'll���sell-auy"of-my" houses "in  Greenwood for half their cost.  Address  F. W. HART, MIDWAY  NOTICE.  NOTICE is hereby given that' f0 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 Yale District  (Similkameen Land Division) British Columbia, described as follows:  ' Commencing- at Is. post planted at the North-  East cornerof Lot 3246 in said Division, thence  running' about 80 chains East, thence 40 chains  North, 20 chains East and 40 chains North,  thenco 80 chains West, to the North-East corner  o"f the land applied for by Wm. G. McMynn.  thence Southerly following'the boundary of  said land applird for by Wm. G. McMynn, to  the* point of commencement.  Dated 18th December, WOs.-  EDWARD B. McMYNN.  NOTICE.    .:*���������  NOTICE is hereby (riven that 6o days after  date I intend to apply to The Honourable The  Chief Commissioner of Lands and Works _or  permission to purchase 640 acres of land, situated in the Osoyoos Division of Yale District  (Similkameen Land' Division), Brit'sh Columbia, described as follows:  ��� Commencing'at a stake planted at the northeast corner of Let 64i in said division, thence  runninir about 80.chains east, thence 40 chains  south, 20 chains west and 40 chains south,  thence about 80 chains west to the east bound-  arj- of Lot 470, thence northerly, following1 the  east boundaries of Lots 470 and 641 to the point  of commencement.  Dated 16th December. 1905.  WM. G. McMYNN-  ASTRAY  Two yearling steers, red and red and  white, came to my place about four  months ago. No visiabie brand, hole  in right ear af one. Parties owning  same are hereby notified that unless  called for and expenses paid,- they-  will be sold.  C.  A. BAMEL'iri",    "  Roy ranch.       -  Boundary Falls, B. C.  Dated December  28th, 1905.  If you didn't you will when you learn  our Prices on the Carload of New Furniture received this week.   Also  Trunks and Valises  The Best ever brought into the City.  Now is the Time to Buy.  A. LWHITE&Ga^  PH0NB16  ^=  =_/  N^w Year's  Resolutions  To give the best service, obtain the  best goods, Sell at the best prices,  Close at 8 p. m., Saturdays 10 p. m.  Wishing you  all A Happy  New Year  "White Bros.  Dispensing Chemists.  Opticians.  6SBS>  ��?\  %  7..-*..  * ��� >���---

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