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 /���/\<k & \  .Vol. 10.  GREENWOOD, B. C. FRIDAY   FEBRUARY 23, 1906.  No. 251  THE    JBIG      &T<5��JFtE>  For0en Who Care  _'������   to Press "Well  This is the motto of the  BARRY SHOE and you  will find it upon every  box containing a pair, It  describes the shoe to a  nicety, Nothing more is  required. The "BARRY"  fills the highest requires  ments as to style, wear  and comfort. 2�� 2�� wC  We received a large ship/  ment the other day, and  consequently we are in a  position to suit the most  x    fastidious*  PRICES $5, $5.50 AND $6.  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.._m__Gharm___  ing Designs.  SILVERWARE���Sterling and> Plated Knives,  Forks, Spoons, and Sterling Silver Novelties.  A. LOGAN & CO.. JEWELERS:  Stylish Corseis  |0 PERSON has ar! absolutely perfect figure, jln every  figure there are always some little imperfections that  liti.; .. need correcting. To select a corset that is best suited  to the requirements of your figure���one that will empha-  .Kzd-i-the stylish curves and lines of your form and at the  same time correct the little imperfections���will not be a  very difficult matter, if you will visit our Corset Department. Here you will find an extensive representation of  the most stylish aud reliable makes, and our experienced  corsetiers will assist to select a correct and perfect-fitting  corset. Today we mention a few lines of medium-priced  corsets. :  ���Fit 2pl*Vv we have a very good fitting Crompton  Corset, made of white coutil, medium bust and long hip.  Special for only SI.00 pair.  Oltf $h��0 COFSfct is a very popular model,  made with high bust and long tapering waist. Supporters  attached, in white only, for $1.50 pair.  RENDELL  FURNISHINGS  AT THE EMMA MINE  Copper Company  Officials  and Rossland Capitalists Confer.  WILL    MAKE    SURVEYS  Spokane Engineer to Do the Work���  Supt. Johnson Keeps Things  Running Smoothly  DRY GOODS  J. 13. McAllister and F. Keffer of the  B.C. Copper Co. and Edwin Jusson,  raining engineer of Spokane, visired  the Emma mine last Tuesday afternoon and thoroughly inspected the  property. Everything- was found to  be in a most satisfactory condition.  Ore is being taken out of the drift at  the rate of about 70 tons per day. The  drift is about 14 feet wide, but as only  part of the ore has been taken out it  will be made considerably wider as  operations proceed. Mr. Jusson carefully examined both shaft and drift  with a view to making a new survey  of the mine. Anew electrically driven  compressor has been ordered and will  be installed immediately upon its arrival. It is evidently the purpose of  the company to make all improvements that may be necessary and to  push the work with the vigorous enterprise characteristic of all their un'  dertakings.  Messrs. Smith Curtis and J. S. Fra  ser of Rossland met the B. C. Copper  Co. officiats at the Emma and spent  the greater part of the afternoon inspecting tl-e Oro Denoro and other  properties. The party returned to the  city.in the evening and Messrs. Curtis/  Fraser ind Jusson stoped at *"thev Im-  perial77  Mr. Johnson, the superintendent,  informed a : Times representative that  while he experienced no great difficulty  in securing men yet there ia always a  demand for good miners.  . There is some complaint amoug the  miners about the hotel accommodation  provided in Summit camp. One of  the men who had just been working a  week threatened to leave the camp  unless the hotels treated their boarders  better. He complained -that after paying one dollar a day for his board he  had to sleep in a cabin without heat of  any kind, supply his own-blankets and  pa^four dollars^, month rent into the  bargain. Mr. Johnson, howeveFstepped  into the breach and agreed ;to find him  belter quarters, so the man went back  to work. Speaking of the proposed  eight-hour law, Mr. Johnson expressed  himself as opposed to it. /'A good  man," he said, "can do a shift's work  in eight hours and that is sufficient,  but a poor man can -anot, though >he  demands the same wages." He be  lieved the law would be a protection  only to the incompetent man and not  to the miner .with ability to do his  work properly.  the honor would have been  great indeed.   Following is the line-up-.  BOUNDARY. ���''-,' ROSSLAND.  Wade .Goal.  ...tl^eighton  Dill Point Robertson  "Warren Cover Point ..Lafferty  Moe Rover... ...Jamieson  McKinnon Left Wing  Crawford  McQueen... ....Right Wing. ;.Howarth'  Baker .Center Hood  The final arrangements for the game  were completed by Messrs. E. B. Dill,  D. A. Bannerman and A. D. Hallett,  and to them is due the credit for the  game having been played. The audience was large and thoroughly enjoyed  the sport. After the game was over  the visiting team was entertained to  supper at the Pacific hotel. Some days  before the contest it was feared that it  would be a financial failure but fortunately the receipts were sufficient to  cover all expenses and leave a comfortable surplus. J. D. McCreath was  umpire.  RETURNS FROM VICTORIA  HOCKEY.  Rossland Champions Defeat Boundary  7.  ���' Boys* ,  The hockey match played-last Friday  night between the Boundary team and  the Rossland champions was a good  exhibition of hockey. The ice. was  rather heavy but this did not materially affect the playing and the game  was speedy and exciting from start to  finish. It was ilsoa clean game, free  from any of the incidents that sometimes make a hockey rink look more  like a pitched bittle ground than the  arena of national sport, o It! was the  sort of game thit develops mutual respect between the opponents and  pleases the audience which has paid  good money to enjoy an hour's entertainment.  The score, 5 to 6, does not read as  Greenwood and vicinity naturally desired, but the rssult was not altogether  unexpected by those most familiar  with the merits of both teams. It is  well known that the champions are  better trained and more experienced  than their oppenents were and if the  Boundary amateurs bad won from the  more   or less professional chj.mp.ous  Local Man Thinks Power Bill Will  Pass���House Favorable.  J. E. McAllister, manager of the B.  C. Copper Co., has returned from Victoria, where he was called to give evidence before the private bills committee of the provincial legislature in  the consideration of the Boundary  power question. When seen by the  Times, Mr. McAllister/was very hopeful Ihat the amendment to the West  Kootenay Power and i/ight company's  charter would pass the house. " If it  it ever gets on the floor of the house,''  he said, "it's a sure thing. The only  danger lies in its treatment by the  committee. The committee is pretty  level-headsd and unless they get mixed  and confused, they are pretty sure to  pass the amendment; and then it is  pretty clear; sailing." Mr. McAllister  found the members of the house pretty  fully alive to the fact that the Boundary. needs more power and that steps  shbuld-be!-t&.k'en-^to 7make-provision.for;  the needs of thedistrict. V'���������'���'������ '"   7 7 7  Speaking of; the eight-hour law, Mr.  McAllister did. not think it had any  chance of passing. It was going too  far for the government to legislate foi  due particular class of workmen.  The numbers were rendered with the  charnj ^ud ease of a master player and  lowers of good music enjoyed a treat of  exceptionally fine character. The accompanist, Miss Rice, deserves much  praise for her contributions to the pro-  errajn.  The selections all through were  clasical and their tendering required  skill aud training of a high order.  The audience was rather small and  some of those present who were not interested themselves spent the most of  the evening laughing and talking* to  the great annoyance of others.  WANTS INFORMATION  THE CITY COUNCIL.  Regular Meeting Held and Business  7 Transacted-  Council met last Monday night and  transacted the usual routine of busi-  The license bylaw was discussed  briefly but no definite conclusion waa  reached. Alderman Nelson, who is  fathering the proposed measure to re-  "duW"tH!e^Sumber^6f"licensesHo^thir-  teen, will make further investigations  and report at som*. future meeting.  The January accounts included an  item for hospital Rfees and medical attendance for Mrs. C. Judkins. -The  woman's son, who is running a ranch,  informed the city clerk that he would  pay the account and this was reported  to the council and accepted.  The-resignation of A. Currie, driver  and constable, was accepted and J.  Mulhern was appointed his successor  at a salary of $90 per month.  The waterworks system came up for  discussion and while no conclusion was.  reached it is fell that some important  steps will be taken during the year. It  is expected that provision will be made  for the building of a dam across Providence creek and a system of water  mains constructed to supply the north  end and connect ��with the Kimberly  avenue main. The subject will again  come up for further consideration  later on.  CITY  ACCOTINTSj  The following^accounts were passed  and ordered paid : Membership fee to  Union of Canadian Municipalities,  SIO.OO; Canadian Rubber Co., S40.45;  E. Ward, Sl.OO; D. A. Bannerman,  $10.00; Greenwood Electric Co., $133.25.  Those present were Mayor Naden,  City Clerk Taylor, and Aldermen  Bunting, Mathison, McRae, Wood and  Nelson.  Correspondent in the East Asks Some  Questions.  The following letter has been re-  from a postmaster in Eastern Canada.  The correspondent is asking for information about some one in whom he  is interested. The letter is interesting  because of its grammatical construction, or misconstruction. After some,  effort it was deciphered to read:  My Dear F_*u.o\v : Be good enough  to teil me immediately these informations.   Is M living in your place ?  Do you know her Yery well ? Whot  are her daily occupations ? Is she  married?   Has she any childrens ?  Try to take these iaformations tb  unknown her an. please answer me  quicklist.  In so doing you will oblige me very  much.  P. S.���The whole will be received  and secreted by me.  TONIGHT'S BALL  The curler's ball will be held tonight  in the Masonic hall. Invitations have  been issued to about 150 guests and  every provision has been made for  their entertainment. The Greenwood  orchestra, under the direction of Mrs.  S. Oliver, will supply the music, and  refreshments will te served by the  married :ladiesi -: -The;rarrangements  have been^carried out By, -Messrs'." W;  Allison, Geo-.**Williams, K. C. B. Frith,  N. F. Kendall,- E. W. Bishop, Jas. S.  Birnie and J. D. McCreath.  MIDWAY NOTES.  MR. DICK'S CONCERT  A Good Program of Classical Music���  Audience Small and Noisy.  The violin concert given in the Auditorium by Maximilian Dick, under  the auspices of the Roman Catholic  church,  was one of   excellent   merit.  Midway. Feb. 22.���It has been announced that a celebration will be held  here on May 24. The people are beginning to feel prosperous and think  the geneial prosperity of the camp  should be celebrated in a proper manner and it is generally agreed that  Empire Day will be the most suitable  time for such. Steps will be taken to  raise a respectable sum of money to  distribute in-prises-in-the-various-com--  petitions. Efforts will be made to  make the event the best in the history  of the Boundary.  The B. C. claim, situated west of  here, has proven rich in gold and silver, a recent assay gave.$l,7Q0 in gold  and $278 in silver. Thh ledge varies  in width from 18 inches to 4 feet, and  has been traced for 3,000 feet. The  claim-gives promise of becoming a  valuable; property and the owners, D,  M. Greaves and James Atwood, both  of Midway, are naturally well pleased  with their prospects.  It is reported on what appears to be  reliable authority, that the C. P. R.  will shortly commence the construction  of a bridge across Kettle river about  two miles west of Midway, -and to  which point grading and track laying  have been completed.  The Skylark Development company,  composed of Phoenix people, are doing  very satisfactory work. Over 1,000  feet of sinking, raising, dtifting and  crosscutting was done on the property.  The mine is now developed to the 150-  foot level, with long drifts both north  and south at this and the 75-foot level.  Shipments have been maintained  steadily throughout the year, a total of  535 dry tons of ore having been shipped  tothe Granby and Nelson smelters;  the second class is going to the former.  The values run from $50. to $125 per  ton, mostly silver and gold.  Development work at the Helen aud  the Elkhorn is progressing in a most  satisfactory manner. In the former  the work is being pushed in the drift  at the 200-foot level.  A    ,1  They made their getaway. Another  startling report���concluded on page 6. 1.  I  BOUNDARY OREEK   TIMES.  1  Boundary Creek Times  >;;: ��� ..        .'     .. ..     _      .-.;  v^'.' - "Issued ���verv Ti-.da.-S 77-.  IIV  THU  Boundary Creek Printing and Publishing  CO., 1,1 MIT ED,  Obscas Ross...  Pi.'K*:iiikn-i' |  H. 0. T-ia.mii .Managing Editor  SUBSCRIPTIONS IN ADVANCTi.  Psr Yicak ....;...    2 90  Six Months.  1 i:  To Forbion Countries 2 5fi  FRIDAY FRURIIARY 23. llOf..  VESTED   INTERESTS   AND  THE POWER QUESTION.  being"  magfazine,  The Week, a paper published in . Victoria, which styles  itself "A Provincial Review  and - Magazine," but which  falls very, far short of  either a review or a  deals extensivel}--, in last Saturday's , issue; with the Boundary  power question.: On * the front  page there  appears  a  g-roup  of  .excellent views, of the Cascade  Power company's plant. This is  very good, aud no one fair minded  or .otherwise, but would . find it  pleasing- to see scenes of natural  beau*"}- and of commercial enterprise so well reproduced. The  good effect of a fine picture is  often spoiled, however,-. .7 by 7 a  hideous frame, and the good effect  of an illustration is often spoiled  by an unsuitable and distasteful  title, and it is disgustingly true  in this case. 7 At; the top of the  pictures is the coarse title line :  "The Half Million Dollar Investment the West Kootenay'Hog-  is Trying- to Root Out."  7 In, its editorial . columns The  Week treats the matter with more  dignity but with no greater respect io the power company-which  is seeking to enlarge its scope of  territory, for it is called a.."buccaneer-.seeking legislative sanction for its maraudings." This  is The Week's view of the case :  "It is one of the first duties of  a government to foster and encourage the . development of the  country under its jurisdiction. It  is as much a duty to conserve and  protect industries already established according to law as to.encourage the creation of new ones.  Failure  to  observe   this  obliga-  =tion"will"soon~checlc'"progress"by  destroying confidence. Capital  is of all things the most sensitive, difficult to attain, easy to  repel. Viewed in this aspect, the  duty of the provincial government in the matter of the private  bill of the West Kootenay Power  and Light company would appear  to be plain. Whatever the claims  of the Boundary district and the  Cascade company may be. they  are paramount as against those  of the West Kootenay Power and  Light company, since that company has at present no legal footing in the district, and comes  into court in the guise of a buccaneer seeking  legislative  saiic-  No one  the rights of vested interests are  recognized to a proper extent, the  right of those interests to stand  in the way of commercial development is not conceded for one  moment.  The case is simply this, the  mines and smelters of the Boundary district want more power and  the company now operating in  the district cannot supply the demand. This arises partly from  the fact that the water supply of  the Kettle river is insufficient at  times to generate enough power  to meet the increasing rt/*'|uire-  ���ments of the company's customers. It is also stated there are  other difficulties ��� of another na-  ture, almost insurmountable, that'  stand iu the way.  It is pointed out by The Week  that an investment of $500,000  has been made and that this  should be protected. True, capital , must be protected. But it  must be remembered that in the  miues and smelters hereabout  there are several half million'dollars invested, likewise looking  for protection. It must also be  remembered that more ;half million dollar investments stand  ready, to be made as soon as more  power can be secured at reason-  rates. Let it be further remembered that the future progress of  a city and of a district, representing several more half million dollar, investments, is largely at  stake, and remember also that  while it is clearly the duty of-a.  government to protect vested interests it is not the duty of a government to create and protect a  monopoly, that is incompetent,  unprogressive and which threa-  ens to retard the whole progress  of a district described by a circle  one hundred miles'in diameter.  It has-been advocated that an arrangement be made by which the  present company secure power  from its neighbor and distribute  the increased supply to its customers. This has: been declared  impossible under the present circumstances of the operating company and to saA- the least itwould  look like the lamb, and the lion  lying, dowu'Hogether . and being  good friends. Whatever settlement is arrived, at there-is one  duty and a great opportunity that  lies before the government. Both  companies interested are depending upon the government:���the  people���for their privileges to do  -busines_r=^^Whatever=^privileges  -the   right   to   use  want more power  public control.  and  we  want  CLEAN YOUR  SIDEWALKS.  mmmwmwmmmwwmmwwmd  Have you  got your   sidewalks  cleaned ?    At  this  season of the  year when sun and rain are turning  the  snow  and ice into slush  and water every effort  should be  made to keep the sidewalks clean  and passable.    The condition of  the sidewalk  in front of a house  reflects to some extent the character of the people residing within.  Careful . householders    will   not  neglect to clean their sidewalks.  With  householders it is a matter  of individual care   and   neatness.  The problem really begins, however, where'the lots  are  vacant  or the  houses unoccupied,    If it  is the law that property   owners  shall  clean  the sidewalks,   who  shall do it when  the owners are  are thousands of miles awaj ? If  the  property  owners shall clean  the   sidewalks   the   city   should  clean the street crossings and the  present condition of some of them  leads us to think it is about time  the city council took a shovel and  got to work.   The prob1 em might  be solved by the people cleaning  their  own   sidewalks  while  the  city hires a man for about a week  to clean the street crossings and  the   sidewalks   opposite    vacant  lots and buildings.    Clean, your  sidewalks.  CF*  CF*  CF*  CF*  CF*  CF*  CF*  CF*  CF*  CF*  ���^  CF*  CF*\  CF*  CF*  CF*  CF*  CF*  ���3s**,  CF*  <F*\  CF*  CF*  CF*  CF*  Capital, all paid up, $14,400,000.  Rest.  ..$10,000,000.  UNDIVIDED   PROFITS   $801,855.41.  President.   Lord Strathcona and Mount Royal,  Vice-President:   Hon. George A. Drxjmmond.  General Manager :   13. S   Clouston.  All The Principal  Branches in London, Eng. \ c-fr _erh-PrSdL f New York,  , Chicago.  Buy and sell Sterling- Exchange and Cable Transfers ; Grant Commercial an  Travellers' Credits, available in any part'of tlie world.  SAVINGS BANK DEPARTMENT  Interest allowed at current rates ,...     ;.. 7  Greenwood Branch,    W. F. PRQCTOI^ IHnager.  >_-9  h_9  fc_0  *3  >��=��>  wJfJ -  H?  *=_  *=��>  te��>  *=_��>  >=��  __2  EDITORIAL NOTES.  are  granted-  a    "*-!_  tion for its mauradings  denies that the Boundary must  have all the cheap power attainable, but it is at least an equally  tenable proposition that the Cascade company has a prior claim  against the outside competitor,  since it has a vested interest,  which it would be as indefeasible  to ignore as it would be to ignore  the requirements and demands of  the district."  The Week may or  may not be  working lor  the interests of the  Cascade   Power   and   Light  Co.  The  Boundary  Creek  Times   is!  not  working  for either company I  but     it     is    working     for    the j  business    interests     of     Green-j  wood   and    vicinity    and    while I  waterfalls and streams, the right  to build power lines across the  country���are the free gift of the  people. It is fair surely that the  people should get something in  return, and that something should  be a control ol power rates. If  the West Kootenay Power and  Light company secure the right  to operate where they have never  operated before, the government  should secure the right to protect  the people against exorbitant  rates. Competition as a rule is  the people's best safeguard, but  what assurance will the public  have that the. two companies will  not arrange between themselves  that the prices shall be maintained on a certain basis whether  that basis be unjust or not ?    We  President Roosevelt is looking for his '* peace robe." Does  he think he'll need it for his new  son-in-law.  Miss Alice Roosevelt was  married last Saturday, so were  several other young ladies in  different parts of the world.  China is buying 100 cannon to  lick Uncle Sam with. She will  probably have to get American  or Britiuh gunners to train them.  In Vancouver the city council  is trying to debar the newspaper  reporters from the committee  meetings. There must be shady  doings when they want the public  kept in the dark.  The proyinci al legislatare  wants to establish a provincial  university. After reading some  of the speeches made by some of  the members one regrets that it  hadnot-been^opened���when^-thty.  were boys.  The arrest of Vincent St. John,  alias John W. Vincent, president  of Burk union, and Charles H,  Moyer, president cf ! the Western  Federation of Miners, will probably stir things tip among the  Miners' Unions.  CALLUPA86  STAR ^rBARERY  Where there is always on hand a good  supply of I  HOME MADE BREAD,  .   CAKES, BUNS. Etc.  Fresh Stock of Groceries always kep  Phone us your order.  <T  Mosher & Moor.e, 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' CAFE  if  MOSHER & MOORE  Proprietors.  s*4��-i��-*4��"-$4--*-^'*^  II  Financial and Insurance Agents.  Timber   Limits,   Mining   Claims.  sive  4".'  J*�� <fy ��f�� ��$�� ��|fa ��|<S mfy *|- iJgU -JJU -J. ���$> ��$t ��|* **��* Jf* J|�� t��* Jfr ��$*'������$��� t$* mfe *$!��$�� $g  ��t�� Farming   Lands,  eg* We are making arrangements for  ������*���  the exclu-  handliug   of   2,000   acres   of the   best  Similkameen land, of which particulars will  be   furnished, later    .    .   ���.    .7   .... ]..';/���'��� .'���  GEO. R. NADEN,  MANAGER  J  THE 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  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    IS cents  ���heso Orders are Payable at Par al.any office in Canada of a Chartered Bank .  (Yukon excepted), and at. the principal banking- points in the United States.  NKGOTli\m.K .AT A FIXED RATI! AT :���/.  THE CANADIAN BANK OF COMMERCE, LONDON, ENG.   *  They form an excellent'nictiiod'of remitting small sums of money  with, safety a'nil "at small cost.  Savings Bank Department  Interest allowed on deposits from $1 upwards at current rates.  Greenwood Branch   -   -    -    -   W. ALLISON, Manager:  I  ?  ?���  f  x  X  t  ?  %  ?  $  %&AAff1Sf7AAAifrAtt^..AAA\^^^  DEALERS IN  ���Xf  LINOLEUMS, ETC.  COPPERJSTREET,  GRl;ENWOOT*i.  ���>-*-**x*-*i'''*>t"X^  '**          *�� B>      ��fl _f_k ���  vers  THE BARN WHERE IS KEPT  THE BEST OF DRIVERS AND  RIGS AS WELL AS SADDLE  AND PACK HORSES ARE ALWAYS   AT   YOUR   DISPOSAL.  I Our Hay, Grain wM& Store f  Can supply }rou wants in all kinds of  Chopped Feed, Hay or Grain    :    :'���-  Livery Phone 19, Feed Store Phone 124  GEO. H. CROPLEY.  Proprietor  m  1  i  1  i  -^���^h^^x-H^'J^*-*^*?-^**-^!^^ /     Mr  /'���  BOUNDARY OREEK   TIMES.  ���***\/^**\y"  Beer i l i  ������^  a  W  "^  ,-^m  4  i  I  For Sale at all Leading.  Hotels either draught or ^  MINING NOTES.  Has been a favorite  from it birth, as is  evidenced by is popularity in all the towns  ���  of the Boundary.  bottled.  Insist or having  "ELKHORN"  MADE BY THR  "       Hi  OOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOdOO  9  H.  th.*--  Items or Interest from the Boundary  and Vicinity.I  The Chis.m property on Rapid creek,  near Poplar, has been bonded to W. B.  Pool. Preparations are being made  for the operation of the property in the  early spring-.  The Spokane Falls Placer company  is to equip its property on Lardeau  creek with new machinery preparatory  to beginning  operations.in the spring.  An increased number of miners has  been employed by the Dominion Copper company since the blowing in of  the company's second furnace. The  new seven-drill air compressor is.being  installed. At the company's Boundary  Falls smelter the two furnaces are said  to be doing excellent work, and are  handling a large tonnage of the company's ore daily, sometimes as much  as 750 tons being run through in 24  hours.  dian Pacific railway. The company  will soon be ready to begin active work  on   the  property  CONTRACTOR  AND BUILDER  Dealer   in   Sash,   Doors,  Turned Work  and  Inside Finish,  Etc,  9        ESTIMATES FURNISHED.  ? GREENWOOD,   :   B. C.  i 5  OOOOOOOOOOOOOO OOOOOOOOO OOO  _wear_?-_.".'. Leckie- BOQtS___r_e- _ _  quire no break.ing-in. They  tit like a glove the first time  they are tried on, and will  stand more hard wear than  any other boots sold in Canada, today.  They are made over foot-,  form lasts, in all qualities  from the heaviest boots for  loggers, prospectors and miners to smart city boots for  business men's street or  rainy day wear.  Ask for Leckie Boots at  your dealers and look for the  trade mark on the sole.  MANUFACTURED BY  VANCOUVER, B. C  Fire clay belongs u* the coal formation and always forms a stratum immediately below the coal. It appears  indeed to be a part of the soil oh which  the coal vegetation nourished and died.  Fire clay consists almost entirely of  of hydrated silicate of aluminum/but  may at times contain traces of. organic  matter and some bases such as iron,  lime or magnesia. The oresence of  any one of these bases, except in very  small quantity, is a detriment to fire  clay.  The ore shipments from the Bound-  aro mines for the week ending February 17, were as follows:  ���MINI". WEEK.     VRAR.  Granby  17,604 109,227  The shareholders in the Prince Henry  syndicate will hold a. meeting on Wednesday next to consider the advisability of forming an incorporated company. Some of the interests in this  syndicate are held by outside investors  but the greater part is held by local  capitalists. It is the desire of the local  owners to equip the Prince Henry with  electric machinery and to prosecute  the devolopment of the mine as rapidly  as possible, ��  H.'B. Cannon, a. pioneer mining man  of the Boundary, accompanied by Len  Newby, a cattle king of Southern Alberta, have visited Frankliu camp,  where they inspected the Glouster  mine in which Mr. Newby is heavily  interested. It is stated that through  the agency of Mr. Newby a syndicate  of Alberta capitalists is being formed  for the purpose of acquiring other  valuable locations up the North Fork.  The Glouster is a high grade gold-copper property and has beon developed  by tunnels and surface workings. It  lias one of the best showings in the  district,   the. ore assaying $50 per ton.  According to Robert Meredith the  terms of the proposed mine merger at  Rossland, Trail and Moyie are as follows : " The earnings of the scveraj  properties (hiring the past year on the  basis on which they are consolidated  amounts to about 16 per cent, and they  are taken in under the consolidation as  follows: St. Eugene, $2,333,300; Center Star, $1,555,500 ; ; Trail smelter,  5740,000 ; Rossland -Power company,  560,000, making the issued capital of  the Canadian Consolidated Mines Co.,  Ltd., about $4,700,000. We have been  so accustomed to the dollar share for  mining stocks that owners of these  securities seem to think that increasing the par value to $100 depreciates  their holdings but it appears to be that  SlOO shares, on- which dividends are  paid, will be, more in favor with the  investor and a more marketable commodity.  The annual report of the directors of  the LeRoi No 2 company submitted in  London ok January 15, to the share  holders at the annual general meating,  recommended llie payment of a dividend of three shillings per share out of  the net profit for the year ending fc-ep-  tember 30th last, making a total dividend for the year of three shillings per  share for _��25,290. The accounts show  a balance to the credit of profit and  loss account of ^29,810, after writing  off the sum of .��13,911 against mine  development and ,��3,924L as depreciation on' machinery and [plant, buildings, etc. There was brought forward  from the previous year the sum of  ,��28,690, and after paying- a final dividend for 1904 of 2 shillings fer share  there remained the sum of ,��16,900,  which with -the present balance of  j_'29,810, gives a total iof ��45,901 available for distribution j Out of this a  dividend of one shilling per 'Share was  paid on the 7th of October, absorbing  ,��6,300. The directors in their report  recommend a final distribution for 1905  of 3 shillings per share, leaving .��20,-  701 to be carried forward. Messrs,  Hill and Stewart report that during  the past year the development of the  mine has been vigarously pushed with  highly satisfactory results, 12,237 tons  were shipped to the snielter, and 10,678  tons to the concentrator. The mining  expenses for the year, including diamond drilling, show an expenditure of  $4.22 per ton as compared with S4.45  the previous year, ��� although the tonnage dealt with-has been less. The  company has taken advantage of an  opportunity that occurred to acquire  various claims in Rossland and district, but has relinquished the option  over the Vernon-Thompson group.  Mr. Couldryywho occupied the post of  mine manager during the years 1903-4,  has now returned to Rossland and  taken charge of the property. The directors again record their appreciation  of the services rendered by.the company's consulting engineers, Messrs.  Alex. Hill and Stewart, and of -the  ability and skillful management shown  by Ernest Levy, who was acting as  mine manager during the year under  review.  Mother Lode  ..... 1,472  Stemwinder '.  3,256  Sunset      938  Oro Denoro .  520  Emma      264  Rawhide  ...     180  Big Copper      182  Mountain Rose. ;-      109  Skylark.        20  Other mines    17,746  17,430  5,920  2,971  2,218  2,095  304  219  70  225  =.F III DBS Cflli  THINGS NEW  ���s^i^v*-^  It will make your v.oodii/ork, p:��no and furniture Sook like  hevir, all a,  simply going oi/cr the eu.-race ivU'.. a cloth moistened with the Veneer.  A littlo girl can do the w/orl" easily.   It Is not a varnish.  There Is no dry'  to wait for.   Largo botile, enough to renovate the ordln'a'ry' hor.ie, Si  The 01C and Second Hand Store  Total.  .... 24,545 158,355  mtiawvu hi ���__.n _uun.'*r._ ��� __ H>Jrn��'t>��miimu(mnamiWi,  A.'.L.  PHONE 16-  WHITE  &  GO.  ���*-  .*-*,     : "**T   ���*r^.  __Jr.'4c'-?&i-**?a'i*X'_   .  T^Ti^%S_��S'^h*V-C    _JF^  S^SS^5j^*g-^SJj^i^'^~  Synopsis of Regulations Governing the Disposal of Dominion Lands within the  Railway Belt in the Province  British Columbia.  A LICENSE to cut timber can be  acquired' only at public competition.  A rentalof $5 per square mile is charged  foi- 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, clues at the  following rates are charged:���  Saw nl u in ber, 50 cents per thousand  feet B.M.  Railway ties, eight ancl nine feet  long, \}4 and lf}.f 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 t'.ie  '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  $150 per thousand feet B. M , for  square' timber and sawlogs of any  wood except oak; from >_ to 1J_ cents  per lineal foot for building logs; from  12J_ 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 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 fer anthracite. Not more than 320 acres  may be acquired by one individual or  company.  Royalty at the rate of 10 cents per  ton of 2,000 pounds is collected ou the  gross output.  Entries for land for agricultural purposes may be made personally at the  local land office for the district in  "which=theilartd"to-"be--taken!iis=situated-=  or if the homesteader desires, he may  on application to the Minister, of the  Interior at Ottawa, the Commissioner  of Iin-niTratibn at Winnipeg, or .he  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 thejterm of three years.  It is the practice of the Department  to require a settler to bring 15 acres  under cultivation, but if he prefers he  may substitute stocK; and 20 head of  cattle, to be actually his own property  with buildings for their accommodation will be accepted instead of the cultivation.  (2) If the father (or mother, if the  father is deceased) or any person who  is eligible to make a homestead 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 permanent  residence upon farming land owned by  him in the vicinity of his homestead,  the requirement's of the act as to residence may te 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 malting 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.  The Black Diamond Coal and Coke  company of Portland, Ore., controls  5.000 acres of coal  land  in   the Nicola  ��� B  Before buying Lots see me  7       for prices'  Frederic W. McLaine  C. P. R.  Land Agent.  GRBENWOOD, B.  C.  -B-  S.BARRY YUILL  'Wood's ___OB|i_.o4__e,  The Great English Remedy,.'  A positivo euro for all form's ol  . _ . ��� _ _ Sexual Weakness, Mental and  iiEKOiiBANi) ai-teu Brain Worry, TETmiissiow}, Spermatorrhoea, Im/iotency. Effects of Abuse or  Excess, all of which��lead to Consumption,,  Infirmity, Insanity and an early grave. Price  ��1 per plcff., six for l**.. Ono will please, six Will '���  cure. Sold by ulUlvuggist. or mailed in plain  packapoon receipt of price. Write for Pamphlet.  .ThoWood Medicine Co., -Windsor, Ontario.  MINERAL   ACT.  ���mmi**  PRACTICAL      WATCHMAKER      AND  JEWELLER.^  All workguaranteed    (GREENWOOD  Certificate of Improvement.  NOTICK.  "Black   Warrior,-  -Mineral Claim, situate in  tlie Greenwood   Mininpr   Division  of Yale  District.     Where   located:    In   Deadwood  camp.  TAKE NOTICE tliat I. Ella J. Archibald,  Free Miner's Certificate No. 1.9:64, intend,  sixty clays from the date liereof, to apply to  the Miniiiff Kecorder for a Certificate of Improvements for the purpose of obtaining a  Crown Ciiant to theabove claini.  And further take notice that action under  section 37, must be commenced before the is>  suance of such certificate of improvements.  ���  Dated this 27th day of Januarv-.-A. I). 190s  K_T.A J. ARCHIBALD.  MINERAL ACT.  IN THE COUNTY COURT OF YALE  ..-.:'. HOLDEN AT GRAND FORKS.  NOTICE is hereby sriven that on the 20th day  .o_f__.eb_rtia.i^*JJ_)W,J__\ra  Judire Clement, that A. C. Sntlon,7Official Ad.  ministrator in and for tlie firan' Forks and  Oreenwood Electoral Districts, lie administrator of all-and .singular-the estate of Andrew  Johnson, formerly of Groenwo.-id. 13. C, deceased, intestate. '       . ;;���  Every person Indebted to said deceased is required to make payment forthwith to lhe undersigned attfl every person' liavittc in possession effects beloncrincf to deceased ta required  forthwith to deliver same over io undersigned.  Every creditor or other person bavini* aity  claim upon or interest in the distribution of the  estate of deceased'is required before the 24th  day of March, 1906, to send by reiristered leiter  addressed to the undersigned, bis name and  address and full particulars of his claim or'itt-  tercst and a .statement nf his account and the  nature of the security, if any. held by him.  After the said 24th day of March. 1906, the  administrator will- proceed with the distribution of the estate havinj*- reirard io those claims  only of which he shall then have had notice.  Dated at Grand Forks, 15. C. Ihi* 21st day of  February, 1906. . ,-      .  A. C. SUTTON.1  Official Adiniiiistralor.Grand Forks, It. C.  ,'1.-_t.l' .Fractional" Mineral claims,  in  the Greenwood Mining-Division  Certificate of Improvements.  NOTICE.  W J**-' and  situate in me itreenwooa Alining- Division  of Yale District. Where located: In Boom  crane Camp, West Fork Kettle River-  TAKE NOTICE that I. Elizabeth Galloway, Free Miner'sCertlficate No. 1.91652,  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 -37riii iisf lie'cmii meiiced*bef6re"the"issu-���  anceof such certificates of improvements.  Dated this. 15th day .of January, A. U. 1906.  NOTICE.  Scrub the .'tore frequently.    Lots of  dirt is brought in even if there is snow  valley, and along the line of the Cana- ' 0n the groutiJ..  THE KETTI.E RIVER YAT.T.EY RAILWAY COMPANY will apply to the I'arlia  ment of Canada at its next session for an Act  a. further amending Section s of its Act of Incorporation (I Edward VII. Cap, <,Si by eni-  poweriuj*-the Company .  1. To exUlld its railway from Midway.  British Columbia, to Uedley. in the Sitnil-  kameeii Valley, British Columbia.  2. To construct a branch northerly from  Hedley   alon*.'- Twenty  Mile creek  fora  0     distance of about twenty miles.  3. To coiiKtruct [a branch from a point on  the said extension, from Midway to Hedley, to Pentieton, British Columbia..  b. Givintr the Company rumiintr powers and  ritjhtsover tho line of railway of the Columbia  aud 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, betweeu tin-said  Grand Forks, and  Midway, British Columbia.  c. Further amending Section -I of said Act of  Incorporation by increasing the capital of the  Company to Five Million Dollars.  d. Amnndimr Section 10 of the said Act of  Incorporation by s'rilcin*. out the words "thirty  five thousand" in the second line thereof.and  substitut'ii^ therefor the wonts '-forty thousand."  Dated at Toronto this 6th dav of Fabruarv.  1906. MACDOXELL _ BOLAND.  24-28. !_oliditors for Applicants.  NOTICE.  NOTICE is hereby triveu that 6u days after  date I intend to apply to The. Honourable The  Chief Commissioner of Lands and Works 'or  permission to purchas? 640 acres of land, situ-  ated in the Osovoos Division of Yale District  (Similkameen Laud Division), British Columbia, described as foi lows: .'������������'���--..  Couiuienciiiy at a stake planted al the northeast corner of Let 641 in said division, thence  ruiiiiinjr about s0 chains -east.* I hence ,40 chains  south. 20 chains west and 40 cliains south,  thence about .0 chains west lo the east boundary of Lot 470, thence northerly, following- the  east bomidiiries of Lots 470 anil 641 to .he point  of commencement.  Dated 16th December, 190*>..  WM. G. McMYNN*  Chicago, Milwaukee &  St Paul Railway  THE   MILWAUKEE   Pioneer Limited,  St. Paul to Chicago.  Overland Limited, Chicago to Omaha.  Southwest Limited, Kansas City to  Chicago.  Ko train in the service of any  railroad iu 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 el sew lie re. Berths in their  sleepers are Longer. Higher,  Wider, than in similnr cars on  other lines, Tbey protect their  trains   by   the  Block  System.  H. S. ROWE, GEN. AGENT  134 Third St��� Portland,  Ore.   ���  v*  "^^^^S^^^S^^^^!^^^^^^^^^^^^^: I  BOUNDARY   OREEK  TIMES  THE   GREAT   NORTHERN.  The invasion of Western Canada by  James J. Hill and his associates is  viewed in various lights. The people  of Greenwood look forward to the road  coming into this city and believe it  would materially assist in the upbuilding of the of the whole district and  especially Greenwood. The Vancouver  Daily Province takes a "mixed" view  of the situation, as set forth in the following:  " Mr. James J. Hill, president of the  Great Northern railway, has, according to dispatches received yesterday,  perfected his arrangements for invading the Canadian wheat fields. A confidential agent, who is thoroughly  familiar with the railway magnate's  methods and aims, has been looking  over the Northwest for some months,  and as a result of his conclusions it  has been decided to build a road from  Havre on the trunk line of the Great  Northern, to Edmonton, by way of  Medicine Hat.  " The projected railway will be 420  miles long, and will ttaverse the most  fertile region of the new province of  Alberta. All that is required before  construction is begun is a charter from  the government, but this is a matter  that is not calculated to cost Mr. Hill  much either in time or money. His  previous acquaintance with Canadian  legislators has taught him that a matter of this kind is very easily arranged.  After.securing a monopoly,in the richest copper district of British Columbia  there wiil. be little, if any, opposition  to granting him: the privilege of com.  peting with other roads for the haulage ;;of the Canadian harvests. But  Mr. Hill has in view something besides the business of the farming  country,.;of the TWest. It ' is now  realized.'that the. Edmonton district  ancii'itne > region , running north into  Athabascais rich in mineral deposits,  ah<|; that great oil fields exist in that  parti of, 'the territories. Mr. Hill der  sires to share in the wealth which will  flo.wfrom these sources and there is  little doubt he will succeed in doing  so. It is a large programme, evidently,  which President Hill has formulated  for his company -in entering Canadian  territory, but it is not one which will  be regarded as beyond his ability to  execute. With the construction of his  projected roads from Havre to Edmonton, he vvill have eight branch lines  crossing the Canadian  border west of  Of -Every Description  Quickly and neatly ��  Executed.   �� �� ��  c  osier Painting  You cannot te expected to have faith in  Shiloh's Consumption Cure, the Lung  Tonic, as a cure for Colds, Coughs and all  diseases of the air passages, if you have  not tried it. We have faith in it, and we  guarantee it. If it doesn't cure you it costs  you nothing. If it does it costs you 25c.  That's fair. Try it to-day.  Shiloh has cured many thousands of the  most obstinate cases, and we do not hesitate  to say that it will cure any Cold, Cough,  Throat or Lung trouble. If wc did not  believe tbis we would not guarantee it.  Shiloh has had an unbroken record of  success for thirty years. It has stood  every possible test without failure.   Further  is found in the many testimonials of those  who have tried Shiloh and been cured.  Mts. Archie Taylor, Asaph, Pa., writes:���  "I bought a bottle of Shiloh's Consumption Cute  and found it very beneficial. I havetwo children,  and they had a terrible cough. I save them  everything 1 could think of, but they got no better,  until'one evening rny husband bought a bottle ol  Shiloh. We gave it to the children when they  went lo bed, and they slept all night. It cured  them completely. 1 shall always keep it in the  house." 603  SfllLOfi  25c. with guarantee wherever medicine is sold.  Tn one or more colors  Uic bave more type  and material for tbis  class of Printing tban  any otber office in tbe  interior.  lings*  Cook's Cotton Root Compound.  The only safe eff eetua 1 monthly  medicine on whioh women can  I depend. Sold in two decrees of  strength���No. 1. for ordinary  cases, $1 per box: No. 2. 10 degrees strongnr for Special  Cfese_, S3 per box. Sold by all  druggists. Ask for Cook's Cot  ton Root Compound; take no  substitute.  The COOk Medicine CO.,      Windsor, Ontario,  The spring- showing, of walking suits  will undoubtedly contain many of mohair, but in these as in other dress  goods plain effects have been preferred  by manufacturers Sicilians and bril-  liantines in creams have been good  sellers, and also two-tone melange  effects in neutral shadings. A fair  sprinkling of fine checks, especially  blue and green combinations, have  been chosen for spring suits.  Semi-fitting and loose coats, with  the exception of the Eaton, are again  preferred. This is easily explained by  the fact that tight-fitting garments  are not usually becoming to immature  figures, and furthermore are hard to fit.  PAY CASH.  If every merchant would do a cash  business, it would be a blessing to humanity. As a general rule the ir.'an  who can get credit abuses the privilege. If he had to pay cash he would  learn to economize and would finally  learn to live within his means. A  grocer claims he could do buisness for  cash on half the money he has now invested and could afford to sell his  goods cheaper. Not only do those who  pay have to pay for what'they consume  themselves, but they help make up the  loss for those who never pay. The  merchant mentioned says he could  save the price of one clerk, if he sold  for cash, as the extra help is required  to keep the books and look after the  collections.���Ex.  NOTES.  Flowers Will be used to a large extent in millineiy. A bunch of four  roses each rose a different tone, will be  very popular.  Japanese silks in general are in  ready request, as they will undoubtedly  be usedfor lining purposes, as well as  for general wear. - .7  "Colored waistcoats are as popular as  ever and bid fair to be even more so  this spring, even though predictions  have been to the contrary.  Some of the Japanese houses are  showing warp print Japanese silks in  modest, pompadour designs, and these  are meeting with great favor.  The popularity of the shirt waist suit  of wash goods means that there will  be a greater demand for wash petticoats. These are being shown in plain  and fancy ginghams, also in mercerized chambrays. Deep flounces are  good in these garments.  The Ascot tie, which was such a  popular form some years .ago" is again  coming to the fore. Delicate shades  rather thau more positive colors will  rule.  As far as handbags are concerned,  the carriage bags seem to lead the de-  mand. Some dealers report an increasing demand for leather-lined  bags.  There is always. the non extremest  to be reckoned with, and for this class  of trade the two-button walking glove  in light and heavy weights holds  good  lacquered weaves in self colors are  in the front rani, of novelty silks for  spring,   and   they   arc,   comparatively  Advance Notes on Spring* Dress Goods* speaking, among the newest produc-  Plain and Light Weights. tions.���Winnipeg Commercial  "^Authorities on-dress-goods-*for-spring-=  say that plain goods of light weight  will unquestionably lead" in demands  with the exception of the fine worsted  suitings in grav mixtures and certain  other styles that approximate a fancy  and yet differ little in effect from plain  weaves. Suitings of unobtrusive effect  are counted on as a stronger factor in  the retail selling than last year, but  the bulk of business will unquestionably be absorbed by plain goods.  Advance orders for cream mohairs  and serges have been so large as to  exhaust the visible supply. Iu all  lines the indications, from a fashion  standpoint, are in favor of white and  light shades. Light in, both colors  and weight is the slogan of fashion  for spring, and the demand in all  classes of dress goods follows the same  trend.  Batiste, albatross, challie, wool tat-  fcta and allied fabrics have had a very  successful season, and also henriettas,  which are employed for suits as well  as gowns for interior wear. Panamas  of all kinds are very well considered.  Chiffon broadcloths continue in excellent position ; they have been well  taken for spring, and manufacturers  are preparing for another successful  fall season. It is conceded by good-  authorities that there will be no change  next fall from the present condition  relative to lightweights and plain  goods, and while this continues, chiffon  broadcloths will remain in the lead in  high class dress materials.  Plain voiles and eclines have been  reinstated and have been a factor of  considerable   importance.     Voiles   in  Staple colors and   blacks are in especinl j Certificate, No. BIIG"*. intend, sixty days from  . 1 the  date   hereof,   to   applv   to    the    Minintr  demand, and also eolines in both pale Recorder for Certificates ol* Improvements,  and dark shades. Fancy voiles have I f,,r l*!e ���jur^e "f "''"������������������*-" a Crown Grant of  sold, but not to  the extent  hoped for.  Manitoba, together with several other  building or in contemplation within  Canadian territory itself, and all of  them designed as feeders to his great  trunk railway running from St. Paul  to Seattle. In British Columbia he  commands by his control of stock and  by his branch to Fernie the coal fields  of the Crow's Nest Pass, and he will  secure a principal interest in- the oil  products of that district as soon as  thej- are developed. By his branch to  Kuskutiook'he has bottled up a 1-trge  and very rich section of the silver-lead  country, and with the aid of his short  line of road running from Kaslo to  Sandon he is trying to coerce the mine  owners into shipping their output to  American smelters. By means of his  road connecting Spokane with Rossland and Nelson, he is trying to make  those districts tributary, commercially,  to the Washington city, and with his  railway into, the Similkameen he will  strive to lay all that "rich gold-copper  country under tribute to, Seattle. In  the prairie country he will not find it  as easy to forestall or fclimin ate competition, but the business which will be  created in that hew region during the  next ten or fiftean years gives promise  of such magnitude that he can well  afford to enter the lists as a competitor  for a large portion of it. It is at least  a consoing thought that the Hill  branches of railway into the new  provinces will make the immigration  of American farmers to Canada much  easier than it is at present, and that  while some business may be diverted  to the United States as a consequence  of their existence, the Western States  of the Union will sc id many of their  best citizens tn the Dominion."  MERCHANTS' CORNER  Anglican, St. Jude's -Clmrcli  D.  i? Rev. John Leech-Porter, B  pastor,   j  1st, 2nd and 3rd Sundays, Holy Communion, 8 a m.; Matins and Sermon,  11 a. rn. . |  4th' Sunday���Litany, 'Holy Communion and Sermon, 11 a', m.  Evensong and Sermori every Sunday, 7:30 p. m.  Sunday School, every 'Sunday, 2:30  p. m.  Choir Rehearsal, every Friday, 8 p.m.  ALL SEATS  FREE  rn  i!  FLOYD & COX. Proprietors  PURE  MILK   AND CREAM  Delivered Daily tb any part  of th*1 cit  MINERAL ACT  Certificate of Improvements  SUNDAY SERVICES.  Catholic.���Church of the Sacred  Heart.���Divine service 1st, third and  fourth Sunday in each month. Holj-  mass at 10 a. m.; vespers and benediction at 7:30 p. m.; Sunday school at  2:30 p.m.JRfiv. J. A. Bedard, O.  pastor.  Anglican���St. Jude's. Rev. John  Leech-Porter, B. D., pastor. Services  at 11 a. m. and 7.30 p. m ; Sunday  school, 2:30 p. m.    All seats free,  Presbyterian���St. Columba, Rev.  M. D. Mckee, pastor. Services 11 a.  m. and 7:30 p. m.; Sunday school 2:30  p. m.  Methodist���Rev. H. S. Hastings,  pastor. Services at 11 a. m. and 7:30  p. ni.; Sunday school, 2:30 p. m.  THE COMFORTABLE WAY.  $. F.<& M.RY.  Daily  Leave  8:15 a.m,  8:15 a.m.  8:15 a.m.  8:15 a.m,  8:15 a.m,  PHOENIX  Spokane, Seattle.  Everett, Belliug-  ham, Vancouver.  Victoria and all  Coast points      '  Spokane, Fernie,  Winnipeg-, St.Paul  Minneapolis   Grand Forks, Republic, Marcus   6:05 P.m.  Nortliport.   Rossland. Nelson  j   Knsio, Sandon  |6:05 p.m  Daily  Arrive ,  6:05 p.m. |  6:05 p.m. I  6:05 p.m.  Connecting at Spokane with the famous  "ORIENTAL   LIMITED." 7.  2    Daily  Overland  Trains   2  From Spokane for Winnipeg,  St. Paul, Minneapolis, St. Louis,  ChictJgo and all points east.  For complete information,  rates, berth reservations, etc.,  call on or address  M. M. STEPHENS.  Agent, Phoenix.  S. G. YERKES,  A P.A.,Seattle.  &M$��&^^^mWWflum!sis��mi��^&!  IN THE  COUNTY COURT  OF YALE  HOLDEN AT GREENWOOD.  NOTICE.  -May   Flower.   Fractional"  si'.tiati* in the (.reenwood  {Mineral    Claim,'  Minintr Division  of Yale District.    Where located: Skylark  camp.        . |  'AKE N'OTICl. that I, Charles H. Tye.  Free Miner's Cert'fica'.e No. B91699,  aciinsr as agent for self and as agent  for Duncan ..Mcintosh. Free Miner's Certificate No.I_9149S.and Pat Hickey, Free Miner's  TJ  the above claini.  And   further  take  inftice  that action,  under  section   37.   must be   commenced    before the  Neat iacauard designs in   eoliues have   issuance of such Certificates of Improvements.  J      * �� i     Dated this 10th dav of November. . A. D. 190=.  been well taken, | CHARLES H. TYE.  IN THE MATTER of the Judgment Act. 1899  and Amending Acts and  IN THE MATTER of the  Judgment obtained  in this Honourable Court  BETWEEN  C0SENS BROTHERS.  UPlaiiitiffs  ���AND��� (Judgment Creditors.)  JAMES WILDER,  Defendant  "(Judgment Debtor.)  NOTICE is hereby given that on the 7th  day of February, 1906, at eleven .o'clock  in the forenoon, at the Court House at the City  of Greenwood, I shell c iTer for sale by PUBLIC  AUCTION for cash lo the highest bidder, the  tands hereinafter mentioned, to satisfy a cer-  laiu judgment above mentioned amounting to  ?109.01. wilh interest accrued due from the 17th  day of September, 190*. to the date of sale at  five per cent. [5 ijoi- cent.] per annum mid costs  oLproceediiigsJpr^sale^aiuUSheriff's.fees and,  poundage. Following' is a description of the  properly to be sold: The interest of the judgment debtor b.iiiji- an Equity of Redemption, iii  the Sotttli West jtiuarter of Section eighteen,  Township sixty-peven (S. W. K Sec. IS, Tp. 67)  in the Osoyoos Division of Yale District, British Columbia.    ./>���  . The following   charges   appear  registered  against the said lands;  1. Mortgage In fee to secure payment of the  sum of $3,00.00, made by Jan es Wilder as  Mortgagor, in favor of Joseph A. Devlin  as Mortgagee; registered the 20th day of  May, 1903.      |  2. Mortgage iu fj.e to secure payment of the  sum of S20O.00 made by James Wilder, as  Mortgagor, it; favor of Joseph *A. Devlin  as Mortgagee, registered the 21st day of.  April, 1904.    |  3. The Judgment above mentioned, registered the 2Stltday of November. 1904.  INTENDING PURCHASERS  must satisfy  themselves as to title- c  Dated the 9th day of Januarv. A. D. 1906.  JAMES S. BIRNIE,  A.M.WHITESIDE, Deputy Sheriff,  solicitor for Judgment Creditor.  The above sale has been  postponed  until Saturday, 24th February, 1906, at  1C o'clock, a. m.  JAMES S. BIRNIE,  ! Deputy Sheriff.  tRAIL WAY-  MINERAL ACT.  Certificate of Improvements.  NOTICE.  "TriumviJate Fractional" Mineral Claim, situate iu the Groenwood Mining Division of  YaleDistrict. Where located: In Skylark  Camp, adjoining the Skylark mineral claim  TAKENOTICE 'hat I, James Stuart Birnie,  Free Miner's Certificate No. B9'S58,intend,  sixty days from the date liereof. to apply to  to the Mining Recorder for a Certificate of  Improvements, for the purpose of obtaining a  Crown Grant of theabove claini.  And further tal<e notice that action, under  section 37, mnst be commenced before ihe issuance of such Certificate of Improvements.  Dated this 15th day ;of February, A   D.  1905.  Of the various chemical substances  that have been used vith the view of  rendering wood fireproof, a solution of  silicate of soda has been proved to be  the best. Wood painted properly with  the solution has been found not even  charred after a long exposure of fierce  flames.  FEBRUARY  7 to 10th  .Single .Tare.  Round Crip J  February 7lh, 8th, 9th. >  Good to return till February 12.    i  FULL PROGRAMME    ?  CANADIAN WINTER |  SPORTS |  For programmes, rates,   and   de-   C  tail information,   apply   to local   \  agents. :-\  .E   R.   REDPATH,   AGENT. <  GREENWOOD, |  E.      COYLE, J.S.CARTER. 3  G.P.A.Vancouver D.P.A.Nelson. i  "..   ��� 7.' MINERAL ACT.   7  Cerlincjte of Improvement.  . NOTICE.: 7:  "First Chance" Mineral Claim, situate in the  Greenwood Mining Division of Yale District. Where-located: In Smith's Camp.v  TAKE NOTIOE that .* I, 'Leon Lontier  Free Miner's Certilicate No. B91536, in-  teiul.sixty days from, the date hereof,to apply to  the Mining Recorder for a certificateof Improvements, for the purpose of obtaining' crown  grant of theabove claim. ,.:    : ..; 7-      7  And further take notice that action, tinder  section 37, must be commenced before the issuance of such Certilicate of Improvements.  Dated this 20th dav of Januarv. A. D., 1906. '������'  7       LUON .LCNTIER 7.  MINERAL ACT,  Certificate of Improvements*  ���.-...:���  ������;.������ , '��� NOTICE.        ''��� 7-; 7 .-.������'  "Henrietta"   Mineral    Claim,   situate   in  the,  Greenwood  Mining Division of Yale DisT  trict.    Where ."located :,-t'P��i. Beaver Creek,  ���,   adjoining the Beaverdell Townsite '  TAKENOTICE that I. Frederick Blackmail  Holmes," as agent for Sidney Rosen-'  haupt Free Miner's-Certificate No B85451,  and Charles Phipps, Free Miner's Certificate  No. B91S04, intend, 'sixty days from "the date  hereof, to apply to t'.je Mining Recorder for a  Cerfificateof Improvements, sor thepurpose oi  obtaining a Crown Grant to the above claim;  ..  And further take notice that action,'under  seetiou 37, must be commenced before the issuance of such certificates of improvements.  Dated this 16th dav of Januarv, A. D��� 1906.  NOTICE;    ::-.77.y7.;'7  NOTICE is hereby given, that fOEdays after  date! intend to apply to the Honourable The  Chief Commissioner of Lauds and Wor,.s for  perniissioii to purchase 640 acres of land, situated in the Osoyoos Division of Yale District  (Similkanieeii Land Division) British Columbia, described as follows:     .  Commencing at a post planted attheNorth-  East coruerof Lot 3246 in said Division, thence  runiiing_aboiit.80cliains_East,thence.40 chains.  Nortli, 20 chains East aud 40 chains North,  thenco SO cliains West, to the North-East corner  of the land applied for by Wm. G.'McMynn.  thence Southerly following the boundary <Jf  said land applird ior by Win. G. McMynn, to  the point of comnieuceineiit.  .  Dated 18lh December, 190s.  EDWARD B. McMYNN.  THE  DOMINION COPPER |C0MPaNY. LIMITED  (Non Personal Liability)       -7  NOTICE tS HEREBY GIVEN that, an extraordinary general meeting of the shareholders and members of The Dominion Copper  Company, Limited���Non-Personal Liability-|-  will be held at the registered office of the Company at Phoeuix, British Columbia, on February 12th, 1906, at two o'clock, p. in., for the purpose of considering, acting .upon, and, if  thought fit, passing the following proposed  special resolution: ���  - ReSOi.vi:d that the Memorandum of Association of the Company be amended by .striking out the 4th Section or subdivision ^hereof,  by which it is provided that 'thecapital of the  Company is Five million dollars, divided into  Five million shares of One dollar each,'and by  substituting iu lien thereof the following:  '.th. The capital of ilu*. Company is Five  million dollars���*55.('00,O00���. divihed into Five  hundred thousand���500,000-shares of Ten dollars���$10���each',"  Notice is also given that a subsequent extraordinary general meeting of the shareholders  and members of the Company will be held at  said offices of tlie Company ou the 27th day of  February, 1906, at two o'clock, p. m., for the  purpose, of considering, acting, upon, and, -if  deemed proper, con firming said special resolution.  The transfer books of the Company will be  closed January 31st. 19C6, at 3:00 p. m., and will  be opened on Februarv 28th, 1906, at 10 a, m.  Dated. January 25, 1906.  Bv order of the Board of Directors.  ���.WARNER MILLER.  Attest: President.  LEOPOLD HERRMANN, Secretary.  DON'T BUILD  ��*rta.,.ii.,r  pi.p��,._i��r il  I'll sell any of my houses in  Greenwood for half their cost.  Address  F. W. HART, MIDWAY BOUNDARY   OREEK   TIMES  ji   *_  ���is/  EIGHT HOURS A DAY  Workingmen Seek Government Protection.  SPEECHES PRO AND CON  Premier McBride Opposes tlie   Bill  but Local Member Supports It���  ' Fraser Wants It Turned Down  . There is now before the provincial  legislature a bill which proposes to  "regulate hours of labor in certain industries." Itisof special'interest to  Times readers in that it provides that  " No person shall be employed in or  about any smelter, sorting, hauling,  removing or smelting- ores or matte in  any stage of preparation, for a longer  period than eight hours in any twenty-  foiir hours."  . The bill includes peculiar features,  for it not only takes from the employer  the right to demand of his servant  more then eight hours work but it provides a penalty tor the employee who,  voluntarily or otherwise, labors more  than the specified eight hours. The  penalty clause reads':  ' _ Any owner, agent, or manag-er, or  anyone acting on their behalf, employing any workman or person in contravention ot.thisact, shall tie liable.to a  penalty not exceeding one hundred  dollars nor less than twenty dollars for  each workman or person 'so employed,  and any workman or person so work-  for a longer period than specified in  section 2 of this act, shall be liable to  a penalty not exceeding one hundred  dollars" hor less .than twenty dollars."  To say the least, the proposed bill is  aiTarbitrary one. It may be well to  protect labor;to"tn'eiextent of limiting  the hours of labor to eight, but to take  from the working man the right tf  labor more than eight hours, whether  he wants to or not, seems going a step  too far. It is very seriously questioned  if any parliament has the right to legislate for* any particular class more  than another. '  THE  DEBATE.  On the floor of the House some interesting speeches were made on the  subject, which are given in the Vancouver World:  In the debate upon the motion for  second -reading of-, the Davidson (Sloean) bill to limit the hours of employ,  ment in provincial smelters to eight  per day, Premier McBride asserted  that the bill was practically the same  as offered to the house last session and  defeated-upon the motion for second  reading. The debate last year had  gone to show that ltithe house insisted  upon forcing a. compulsory eight hour  day upon the smelter men, disastrous  results were likely to accrue. The  smelting   of    British   Columbia   ores  course in offering this legislation, he  being elected as a special guardian of  labor interests, but he could see no  way for endorsation of the measure at  the present time. It would be a serious  thing to pass any legislation which  might operate to hamper development  of the smelting industry and the consequent expansion of mining throughout the province. If the house by passing this bill took upon itself a responsibility of checking the influx of capital and the expansion of British Columbia's several extensive mineral  zones," it would be making in his  opinion a serious blunder. He therefore asked the house to vote with him  against the proposed second reading  of the bill.  MR.   BROWN.  Mr. Brown (Greenwood) thought that  that the bill of last year had been very  much modified and therefore he was  prepared to, support it, as he saw no  hardship likely to be involved. The  smelters were making good money, the  price of metals was never higher, and  the time seemed opportune for legislatively regulating the hours in consideration of the character and the  conditions of the employment. Indeed  the present seemed to him the psycho-  logicol moment to give effect to the  contents of such a bill.  ��� While not proposing to debate the  motion, the finance minister pointed  out having a copy of the last year bill  before him, thai the legislation pf last  session and the present bill were absolutely identical���line for line and word  for word. Las't year the principle of  the bill was negatived by 26 to 14, and  conditions remaining unchanged, he  could see no justification for a reversal  of the decision,  Opposition was also given by Mr.  Patterson (The Islands) who voted  against the bill last session and proposed to vote against it now, and for  the same reasons then actuating his  course. He would never, he said, by  any vote of his, debar any working  man from getting the fullest return  for hi3 labor, or from selling as much  of that labor as.he might care to. The  principle'of this bill was to restrict the  ambitions and the opportunities of  the workingman in money making,  and thus to lessen his chances for bettering his own condition. If an amicable understanding had been reached  by the smeltermen arid their employees  (and this was the only true way of settling such disputes) what possible excuse could the house offer for interfer  ence to disturb the admittedly satisfactory conditions? It had been said  that copper was higher than ever in  its price. This might be so, but did  any one suppose that.it would keep the  price ? The drop might come at any  time, and with the fall of prices to the  normal level should this legislation  prevail, the fall in price would in every  probability be immediately followed  by a lowering of wages.  FALSE  AND  HARMFUL.  False and harmfnl legislation of this  nature ,in his opinion had done more  than anything else to retard the development and handicap the prosperity  of the province.    Whenever the legis  lation and more than doubled wealth  production of British Columbia within  the decade as proof that legislation had  not retarded expansion, such growth  being indeed phenomenal; he also  held that the haulage of ores and coal  for smelting on the American side  would be greater than any increase in  wage expenditure could possibly be,  ascribable to the passage of this bill  Nor did the matter of price play chat  part that had been urged, for with  prices high the worker received no  more for his labor than the less fortunately situated mine. The price of  metal had no honest or actual bearing  on the price of labor.  EMINENTLY UNFAIK.  Mr. Fraser (Grand Forks) irt whose  city is situated the second largest  smelter in the world, said that last year  he had supported the parallel bill because he believed the smelter workers  were certainly deserving of shorter  hours. Since then bv a mutual arrangement, the Granby company had  reduced the hours of labor for its em  ployees by 33 per cent, while wages  had been coincidently lowered 10 per  cent.  This was in his opinion a subject to  be viewed with satisfaction by- the  the house and all true friends of labor.  There was in fact no legitimate justification for the introduction of this bill  at the present time ; the menjfrom Sloean should at least have left it over for  another year. Indeed so satisfactory  were the conditions' at the smelter today that men were deserting the mines  to come to the smelter for work, mining in reality suffering through the  difficulty of getting and holding employees. The difference in wages at  the Granby through the concession to  the men in the matter of hours  amounted to $10,000 per month, and to  ask more at present would be eminently  unfair, particularly as after four or  five years of immense expenditures the  company had only now paid a first  dividend -.of 1 per. cent* He had con-  suited with many of his constituents  who were smelter workers before coming to Victoria for the session, and he  was satisfied that the majority were  content with matters as they stood at  present. "He therefore hoped that the  members would on the present occasion see that "this bill was turned  down and turned down good."  The1' debate at this stage was adjourned upon motion of the member  for Cowichan. '  would be driven out of the province to  the American  side,  improvements of  an important character in provincial  smelters    would   be   abandoned,   and  hundreds of   industrious workingmen  would be thrown out of employment.  Further   still,  the entire   mining industry would suffer seriously  through  the smelters, and thus the province as  a   whole  would, suffer.   The premier  further urged that members who had  last year opposed the passage  of this  bill could not now  with any consistency vary , such opposition.   Nothing  had-happened in the interim to justify  the enactment at the present time.   He  did not for one moment suggest that  that the   occupation   of employees of  smelters wns not  both dangerous and  unpleasant���that the fumes and gases  were'not inimical  to health.   At the  same time it  was well known that in  the^Sritish   Columbia   smelters   very  good and ample measures were taken  to protect Hh  so7far   as   possible the  health ol the men against the danger-  bus conditions under which  thev were  forced to   labor.   It   was pleasant to  note too that,  perhaps largely as a result of the expressions of opinion in  the   house   last   year, there had been  marked  improvements brought about  and today's conditions were  much better from the standpoint of the men. At  the Hall Mines smelter, Nelson,  the  Trail  smelter   and   the Grand Forks  Bnielter, arrangements mutually satisfactory had  been  brought about, and  there was  nothing  indicative of any  clash between the  workmen  and their  employees.    It   was pleasant   to   find  such conditions,  and  he felt  that the  house might congratulate itself upon  having contributed' materially  to the  result  through  the course  taken  last  session   upon   this   bill.    He   did  not  blame the member ;for Sloean for hU  For Sale.     .  The furniture, bar fixtures, and a  McClary range in good condition. Apply A. L. White & Co., QIC New and  Second Hand Store.  ff  Greenwood Barber Shop  For a good refreshing  25  CENTS  25  1 atu re~was~ i fTsess iorf cap i fa 1" i n feres ted'  in British Columbia enterprises lived  in terror from day to day. British Columbia could not afford to burden new  industries with the conditions uncalled  for and in addition to those prevailing  in other centers of similar industries  which were competitors with them in  these markets. Such legislation destroyed the confidence of capital in  British Columbia, and io long as such  legislation continued,) the country  could look for but little improvement  in its industrial conditions. He opposed this bill ih the interest of the  workingmen themselves. If for no  other reason���and he had cited several,  he would at its each appearance oppose this bill because- it operated to  prevent the working man making the  most of his capital���his labor���to better his own condition.  Support was given the bill by Mr.  Williams (Newcastle) who argued that  as the mining industry expanded, as it  certainly must, it would more and more  control by special representation therein, the legislature of the country, and  that therefore the present wa^ the accepted time for placing upon tho statute  book measures for the protection of  the workers against industrial oppression. If it was intended at any time  to regulate the hours of labor now was  the opportune time.  NOT ANXIOUS TO WOKK.  In reply to Mr. Patterson, he asserted that the workingmau's ambition  was not to secure opportunity to work  any twelve hours a day. For himself  he could say that he never wanted to  do so; his ambition was rather to work  the shortest possible time and get the  most money for his work, an honest  statement that was received with  mingled laughter and applause. Mr.  Williams pointed to tbe doubled popu-1  [ Wm. Frawley, - Prop, j  PROFESSIONAL CARDS.  J. P. MCLEOD-  Barrister and Solicitor,  Offices in  RENDELLBLOCK  Over Bank of Montreal  P. O. Box 31.  Phone 81  GREENWOOD B.C  ARTHUR M. WHITESIDE,  BARRISTER and SOLICITOR  Rendell Block, Greenwood, B.C  W. H. JEFFERY.  Consulting Minini. Engineer.  Properties examined and reported   on.   Will  take char ire of ��� development work.  Correspondence solicited.  gg^^^^^^c^.^.^^^.^^^.^^^^^^^^^^^  4��  4*  .*  ��4��  THE�����  LIMITED.  Electric  current   supplied. for  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  4*  C����  *  Have You Made  New Year Resolutions?  One of them should be to j dress neatly  and comfortably. We can assist you.  Drop in and talk it over. \ Prices are  right and Workmanship the Best.  Thomas Thomas - - - Merchant Tailor  c ���  Next door to C. P. R. Telegraph office, Copper street.  GREENWOOD. B. C.  AT MARKET  Fresh Turkeys  For   your  Sunday   Dinner.      All   Kiuds   of  SMOKED   FISH.      Full   lines   of   the    Best  ���M_-H_______a___________a___H______ai  Prime Beef Fresh Pork, Mutton and Veal.  Home   Made   Sausage [and   Cooked   Meats,  J, P. FLOOD,     Prop.  ������-*WrfW<W��  Ask forand insist on get ting-  Maple Leaf Rubbers���there  are no others just as good.  The lines made for durability  possess^ a remarkable degree  of style, while the stylish  lines are very durable.  GREENWOOD.  B.   C.  T. F. SUTHERLAND  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. Grernwood, B. C.  0*_ff  />B?m^<:  \/\  TRADE P    MAfi.".  r-fi_.  Maple Leal  Rubbers  , You cannot make a mistake  hi  buying   Rubbers   if   the  emblem of the Dominion is  branded on  them���you may  il it is not.  }* Leckie Co,, Ltd*  Vancouver, B. C.  Selling Agents for the Wesf.  ���*  .���5^_*i-^.-  ----=���^  B0UNDARV   VALLEY    LODGE  No, 38.1.0. 0. F.  Meets every  Tin-day  Evening at X 00 in  tlie  1. O. O. F. Hall-    A  cordial  in vi tation is e.x  tended to all sojoirninc brethern.  H. H. HUFF, S. E. BELT,  N. G. Ree.-Sec  INBS0R  ��TEL  !  ERNEST J. CARTIER, Proprietor.  Finest Furnished House in the Boundary  Steam Heated. Lighted throughout witb electric lights.  We offer special inducements to travellers as we have the  finest sample rooms in the city.    Our  bar  excells  all others.  FIRST-CLASS CAFE, OPEN DAY AND NIGHT  :; ^.mj^iwnijhiiiiijijjijiijtiMuiiij  BOUNDARY  OREEK   TIMES  &&&&^&&&&$  Keep  It makes office work easy to  have a tidy desk. GLOBE  DESK PORTFOLIOS with  capacity for hundreds of  documents have compartments for papers requiring  "Immediate attention1', "In  suspense", "Future consideration", "Bills & Statements"  PRICE $1.25  COLES & FRITH  Booksellers, Stationers, Office  Supplies Etc  TELEPAONE NO. 33  TOWN TOPICS   jf  Dr.,Mathison, Dentist.  Operations  at the Sunset mine have  been suspended for a few days.  'Duncan Ross, M. P., left Thursday  for Ottawa, where parliament opens  March 8th.*  .25 per cent oil" on all clothing, underwear and shirts at the Rnssell-L,aw-  Ca til field Co.  The Russell-Law-Caulfield are selling clothing, shirts and underwear at  three quarters their value,  i J. S. C. Fraser, manager of the Bank  of.;- Montreal, Rossland. visited the  city on business this week.  Just 25 per cent off is what the Russell-Law-Caul field C". is allowing on  all purchases of clothing, etc.  Smith' Curtis of Rossland spent  Tuesday night in the city, leaving for  Grand Forks Wednesday morning.  Lent begins next week. For some  weeks past social circles have beeu gay  with "at homes," teas and card parties.  For Sale���-The furniture of 6-roomed  house.. Inquire at home of Mrs. G. H.  Parker from 2 to 4 p. m. afler Monday the 26th inst. 25  Mr. Drummond, manager of the Dominion Copper Co., has been confined  to his house for some days, suffering  from rheumatism.  Found���Dark brown leather purse  containing sum of money and a post-  office money order receipt. Owner will  receive same, on calling at this office.  Greenwood has as yet not received  any benefit from the new G. N. R.  mail service between here and Phoenix  connecting with the Great Northern.  -^^T.h.ejy.o.rl_JC___eqt*iipnjng^ the Dominion  Copper Company's machine shop at  Boundary Falls is being rapidly pushed  forward. Machinery ancl fixtures to  the value of $6,000 have been ordered.  Workmen are also engaged on the  new ore bins.  DON'T FORGET  WE ARE  HEADQUARTERS  FOR  >_;ttOI��I��l��  "NAME ON   EVERY  PIECE."  Jojftfeys  Chocolates  FRESH TODAY  Somebody at home will be waiting  tonight for a box.  The "N^me on Every Piece "��� is  the guarantee.  FOR SALE ��Y  WHITE BROS.  One of the furnaces at the Boundary  Ft lis smelter was closed down for a  few days undergoing repairs, but  operations are again   in   in full swing.  Fell horribly mangled with low  prices. It's oiir new line of furniture.  Red Front Furniture, and O I C 2nd  Hand Store. Phone 16. A. L. White.  * For Sale���Front and back bar, complete, $7*.; also double-oven McClary  range with water tank and warming  oven, ��65. Phone 16. the O I C, A. L.  White.  Hanged till they were dead '.Follow  the'other fellow in prices on all lines of  Jiouse goods. The QIC New and  Second Hand Store. A. L. White &  Co., phone 16.  It's the hair and not the hat that  that makes a woman attractive. That  is what yon will soon see at White  Bros' drug store���the. Seven ^Sutherland Sisters' beautiful long hair.  Money to loaii at current rates on  approved collateral security. Apply  petsonallj* or ���y letter to F. M. Rlkins,  inspector for B, C. of Sun Life Insurance Co. of Canada, Greenwood.    31.  The new mail service over the Great  Northern to Phoenix is being much  appreciated by the people of that town.  Mail from both east and west is received about two days quicker.  Married���On February 14th, at the  residence of 'Mrs. J. Summers, by th<-  Rev. H. S. Hastings, Miss Emma  Hewitt of Grenfell, Sask., to John  Gibbon, formerly of Greenwood. ���  The removal from the city of B. F.  Petch, formerly manager for Rendell  & Co., will not in any way affect the  millinery business of the firm. The department will [be continued as before.  The C. P. R. are considering the advisability of building a spur to the  Idaho mine. The. Dominion Copper  company are anxious to make shipments and railway service is badly  needed.  ��� ������   0  The young people of the Presbyterian  church will" hold a social'at the manse  next Wednesday evening. The object  of the social is to entertain strangers  and to make the acquaintance of the  young people of the city.  Miss Frances Sayet, who has been  residing in Greenwood for some time  time left Wednesday for Grand Forks  en route to Spokane, where she will  take a course in professional nursing  at one of the largest hospitals. Miss  Say re will spend a week with relations  in Grand: Forks before proceeding tc  her final destination.  Before the private bills committee of  the B. C. legislature, Mr. Milne; power  expert for the B. C. Electric Co., stated  that for the West Kootenay Co. to supply power to the Cascade Co. would  be good business for the latter com-  pahy but poor for the former, and that  it would cost from $15,000 to $?.0,000 to  put in the machinery necessary.  The B. C. Copp :r Co. are pushing  operations on their Napoleon mine near  Marcus, Wash. A tunnel is being  run to strike the vein 200 feet below  the quarry.   It is expected that the ore  -will^be_r.each.ed__ab__i__M__._____;:__21  the entrance. A shaft is being sunk  intersecting the tunnel to provide ventilation, so that stoping can be started  soon after the ore is encountered.  Continued from page 1-Their friends  and others mourn their loss. They  weren't here to purchase Tapestry and  Brussels Squares from our new line  just arrived this week. The Red Front  and O 1 C New and Second Hand Store  Phone 16, A. L. White & Co.  Early spring will see active development of the  big   mining   properties in  the Similkameen district in order to be  ready   to take advantage of -the completion  cf  the  extension  ofthefireat  Northern.   1  Job printing at the Times office.  National  Hotel..  The Hotel Dining Room has been  taken over by J. P. Forestell and  is being run as an up to date  RESTAURANT  Meals    served   to   order   at. all  hours.    First Class Servece.  On all Clothing, Shirts and Underwear. This is our Selling* Time;  We need room���you need the goods.  WAY BRAND GLOTi  There's Style and Wear in every  Garment.  Carpenters' and Lumbermen's Supplies;  Bailees Times,-' both smooth and' corrugated bottoms; ���  D'istoiis Hand Saws;  Ra{or Sieel Maple Led}- Crosscut Saws;       ..  rBlack Prince and Northern Donhle-  bitted z/lxes;  Hammers, Chisels, and Augers.       ���  In fact everything that a C arpenter or Lumberman can      ���  ;   find use for. - ���  ���&UJULITY BEST��� PRICKS RIGHT  The RUSSELL-LAW-CAULFIELD Co  -LIMITED.  HARDWARE  GROCERIES  CLOTHING  _______  DUNCAN ROSS, M. P.  IN THE COUNTY COURT  OF YALli  HOLDEN AT GREENWOOD.  Dispensing Chemists.  Opticians J. P. FORESTELL, PROP'R  IN THE MATTER of the Judgments Act ana  Amending Acts, and  IN THE MATTER of a Judgment obtained in  ^an Action in this Honourable Court.  BETWEEN  THE YALE-COLUMBiA LUMBER COMPANY.  LIMITED,  Plaintiffs-Judgment Creditors.  -AND-  FRED FOREST TRAVIS.  Defendant -Jndgment Debtor.  NOTICE is hereby given that on the 7th day  <if February, lWii, at 11 o'clock ii: the forenoon  at the Court House at tin* City of Greenwood, I  shall offer for sale by PUBLIC AUCTION for  Cash to the highest bidder, the lands hereinafter mentioned, to satisfy a certain judgment  above mentioned amounting to S282 SI with interest accrued due from the :15th day of May,  1.02. to the date of sale at ��� live per cent 5 p. c.|  per annum and costs of proceedings for sale  and Sheriff's fees and poundage. Following s  a description of the property to be sold: The  interest of the Jndjrment Debtor, being au  Equity of Redemption in Lilt 1, Block "J", ac  cording to the registered map or plan of Gar  land's Addition of the City of Greenwood.  Osoyoos Division, Yale District, British Columbia, deposited in the Land Registry Office  at Kamloops and therein nuijibered 40.  The following charges appear on lhe Kegis-  ter against the said lands:    I  1. Mortgage in fee to secure the sum of  $1,200.00 and interest th.reon made bv the  Judgment Debtor as Mortgagor, aud the  Canadian KirUbeck Int-��stment and Savings Company as Mortgagees, registered  the 2'Hli day of May. lliiJ.  2. Judgment, Yale Columbia Lumber Company, Limited, against Fred ForestTravjs  dated the 15tli dav of i May, 1902, and reregistered the 11th day of Mav, 1904.  INTENDING PURCHASERS  must satisfy  themselves as lo title.  Dated the 'lib dav of Januarv, l'JiXv  JAMES S. BIRNIE,  ARTHUR M. WHITESIDE.    Deputy Sheriff.  Solicitor for Judgment Creditors.  The above sale has been postponed  until Saturday, 241 h February, 1906, at  10 o'clock,'a. m.  JAMES S. BIRNIE.  Deputy Sheriff.    -  % ,,, Exceptional Values in ,,,  3  t  y  X  X  X  X  t  ���I*  Black and Blue  SBRGES  ?  S See Them.  IW. ELSON.       --]   Merchant Tailor.  X  �� Copper  Street.  ���> ��� ���- ���  ii .  ���:��X"i~><��i~>->��x-*XK.H.x*^^^  Pabst Celebrated  i--M  14  Xl-7  We  have   just   received   another, shipment.    A  contracted  Liquid  Extract  from  Malt arid Hops.  Greenwood Liquor Co  GREENWOOD, B. C.  ��o#i������o��.0��00��0��e0��0��a����-��-��.��������0��0a��**������0#����attfl-ft0a����a_  B  B  B  B  B  B  B  B  ePERI@R  White Fish  -AND���  Finnan Habbies  ���   7 |l .. ���'- . "       .  At the old reliable meat  Market  0  0  B  ���  0  0  '0  ��� ��*V  ���  *  ��  *  B  *  ��  tH*BBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBQBBB9BBQBBBBBBBBBBB9BB*BBBBBBBBBBB


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