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C, FRIDAY,  CH 29,  1907.  ���-JUL  No. 49-e-  9es3s_--_s___9e��  9-3_3__-_i_-.-_--9  Cf"  p  Por  Vegetables  and  Flower Gardens  The difference between j these seeds and other  brands is, we boy ours outright, stamp them  with our name and date, and what we don't  sell, we destroy, The seeds sold by other  dealers are handled on a sell and pay basis,  that is, what the dealer don't dispose of, he re  turns to the nursery, and you get them again  next year, old seeds in new packages.  Try ours and  be convinced  i  o��  GO   LTD wNm^mm^s^A  Grand  emng  TUESDAY and WEDNESDAY  Mar. 26-27  We particularly desire that you visit  our show rooms upon our opening  days, and see all that is latest and  most fashionable in Millinery  Goods,  RENDELL&  Women's Goods  Men's Goods  DON'T  TRU  YOUR   WATC  IN THE HANDS OF AN INEXPERIENCED PERSON. IF THERE IS SOMETHING  WRONG WITH IT BRING IT TO A  PRACTICAL WATCHMAKER. OUR  SPECIALTY IS WATCH REPAIRING.  OUR WORK IS GUARANTEED  A. LOGAN & C  Copper Street  Greenwood  THE ELKHORN Mil  After Varying Experiences  Has Been  SUCCESSFULLY FINANCED  In Spokane, and Work of Development Will Be Carried on Vigorously���Property a Good One.  Through the influence, of Dr.  J. IS. Spankie aud H. V. Fuller  of this city, the lSlkhorn has  been placed on a sound financial  basis and the work of development will now be carried forward  with despatch. Tlie Elkhorn  adjoins the Providence and has  in it great possibilities. L-altcr-  ly work has been carried on under  the serious handicap of a shortage of funds. Its largest share  owners have never lost faith in  the Elkhorn and the public has  waited full of belief in the outcome.  The former owners of the property, Sutherland and McDonald,  were always enthusiastic over the  property, and they had a right to  be. Tbey took hold of it after  desultory work had beeu done on  it-by several people, and in a  short time extracted nearly*$75,-  000 worth of high gra.de ore therefrom, ores that were excessively  rich in silver. Soon after merging the property into a joint slock  concern the lead was lost. Differences of opiuiou .appear to  have arisen as to methods to follow, or directions to run for the  ore, but shortage of money interfered with carrying on a well-  defined and systematic plan of  operation.  Now, however, with money-for  methodical mining a system of  development in sympathy with  the findings in the property aud  its relations to the Providence  and other leads, will be inaugurated, and mining will begin. The  company will proceed from known  results, aud with effective management there is little doubt that  within a very short time the Elkhorn will again enter the shipping list.  MIND TABLETS  Be not disturbed about lite future,  for-if you ever come to it, you will  have the same reason for your'g-uide  which preserves you at present.  Always think twice before you speak  once, and remember, one wotd of  slander may do your neighbor irrep".-  ablc injury.  The friends that wealth makes are is  the quicksands, but the friends of poverty are like the fixed stars in heaven.  One secret of self-d:nial, one sacrifice of inclination lo do duty, is worth*  all the niereg'-'.d thoughts, warm feel  ings,   passionate   prayers,    in   which  some people indulge themselves. ',."  I hold not with the pessimist that all  things are ill, nor with the optimist  that all things are well. All things are  not ill, and alfthings are not well, but  all things shall be well,, because this is  God's world. >  The habit of blaming others when  things go wrong is au iusidioits and  dangerous one. Par mo-e is it to the  purpose to inquire within whether the  fault, or much of it, may not lie at  home.  Live not for selfish aims. Live to  shed joy on others. Thus best shall  your own happiness- lie secured; for no  joy is ever given that docs not have  quick echo in the giver's own heart.  Courage! Courage in everything!  It is inseparable from all real worth of  any kind. The average woman sees it  not less than does the deep sea diver.  It takes more courage to live and it  takes still more courage to enjoy living.  Hew  ��pfm  Call and see them.  VV. ELSON  RICH HAUL  Montreal.���United States officials in this city have been notified to look out for a New York  diamond robber. who,accordiug  to the best information, has left  Europe with a half-million dollars'' worth of precious stones.  Now that there is an import duty  of 5 per cent, ou diamonds coming into Canada the Dominion  officials are also hot on the trail.  The diffierent Canadian ports are  being watched, as the Washington authorities have learned that  he has sailed or is about to sail  for Canada. .  PAY ORE COLUMN  Electric power has been  applied to  the big crusher on the Mother Lode.  The new electric compressor at the  Emma mine is in commission and is  working very satisfactorily.  The Granby Co. has installed a large  crusher at the Gold Drop mine with a  capacity of 3,000 tons in 24 hours.  The new compressor on the Idaho  mine is to be operated by a 300 horse  power electric motor recently  arrived.  Work will be resumed on the Prince  Henry next week, Some fine ore is on  the 225 foot level, where drifting will  begin.  SERVICES AT SACRED HEART  Following is the program of Easter  services at Sacred Heart church Easter  Sunday: !  MORNING.  Vidi.Agnam Gregorian Chant  Kyrie De Augelis  Gloria De Angelis  Sermon 7   Credo I ....-Gregorian Chant  Regina Coeli....'...'. 7.,.. Wcbbe  Sanclus '.'.;...De Angelis  Agnus Dei..., ....De Angelis  Veni Jesti Amor Mi '.......Cherubim  Ite Missa Est Iu Tempore Paschali  EVENING.'  O Salufaris...;.........7..7...:..L.   Borde'se  Regiua Coeli.... M. Labat  Tan turn Ergo........... .-..���'._. Hn  Laudate...  Gregorian Chant  CAN YOU SOLVE THIS?  We submit lhe following problem to  those mathematically inclined, particularly to the fellows who figure for the  Great Northern railway:'  A certain Amerioan: railway last  year paid the Times a set price for a  certain space, paying in railway trans  portadon at regular rates. Beginning  with 1907, the uew commission law in  the state of Washington made* such an  exchange illegal, decreeing that railways must pay iu cash for their advertising and that newspapers must pay  in cash for their transportation. For  the year 1.07 the said railway offers  the Times half last year's price for  same space. Query���Did the railway  in 1906 charge us twice as much as the  transportation'was tvor.fi, or-has the  appointment of a railway law and  commission doubled the value of their  mileage?  C. P. R. GETTING BUSY  Some time ago it was reported that  the C. P. R.' had made the statement  that Hill's invasion of Canada would  be met by the Canadian's further invasion of the American field. The  Canadian at present has virtual entrance into Spokane over the new  Corbin road. Now comes the news  that by May 1st next, the Canadian  will be running trains into Portland,  Ore., a contract for use of tracks between Spokane and the Webfoot capir  tai having been made with the O. R. &  N.'Co.  WHAT IS A GENTLEMAN?  ���-Irhe^questioii-alw-aysxomesnip:-  What is a gentleman ? Some  say he is a man with a silk hat,  and others a man with a smooth  tongue. But men connected with  the newspaper trade have a canon  of their own. "Mr. Editor,"  said a patron one day, "how is it  you never call on me to pay for  your paper?" "Oh," said the  man of types, "we never ask a  gentleman for money." "Indeed!"  the patron replied. "How do you  manage to get along when they  dou't pay?" "Why," said Mr.  Editor, "after a certain time we  conclude he is not a gentleman,  and we ask him."-- Loudon Mail.  JUST OFF THE BAT  GREENWOOD! FROST  For Many Years Sub-Port  to Grand Forks  BECOMES PORT OF ENTRY  Collector McCutcheon Y/iII Have Several Sub-Ports Under His  Control Henceforth.  Greenwood the centre of a large  customs paying district and natural port of cntrey to the growing* country west is at last coming into its own, largely through  the represeut;*tio'iis aud good  offices of Representative Ross.  Greenwood has been designated  as a port of entry. At least sub-  ports Midway, Bridesville, Sidley,  Osoyoos and Keremeos will be  tributary to Greenwood and Collector . Hugh McCutcheon will  have a promising field under his  control.' Last year Greenwood  reported to the Grand Forks  ofiice collections of "nearly S('<0,-  000, the exact figures being:  V Customs $37,61.8.42  - Inland. Revenue..  20,7:08.53  Total $58,326.95 -  The amount was collected in  sums ranging from five cents  upward. Hitherto the: western  sub-ports named have reported to  Gr'and'Forks, but now .that they  have been arranged as part of  the Greenwood field, the importance of this port will be wonderfully increased.  It is believed that Myucaster  will presently be made a sub-port  as-the natural Canadian inlet of  the Chesaw country south and-  west.. Inasmuch as the Great  Northern is the natural outlet of  all this Chesaw district fast coming iuto importance, and as that  road for a lcng.distance keeps  within Canada a port of some importance will doubtless develop  at Myucaster.  It is understood that attached  to the staff of Collector McCutcheon will lie D7'A::"Macdonald "as  Preventive officer iu Greenwood  and Robt. D. Kerr as Preventive  officer at Bridesville. These appointments will command general  approval.  EXPECTS SOMETHING  Finance Minister Tatlow has  Avritten to John Kirkup, the  government agent to have the  figures verified which were prepared by City Assessor John Gib-  sou at the request of the city  council and forwarded to the provincial government, in regard to  the property of the several mining companies within the city  limits, which, owing to the law,  the city is not allowed to tax.  This statement Avas sent to the  government with a request that  the city be allowed a portion of  ,the=t,w:bi-="()e_--.ceiit._=-tax._.Gollected-  from the mining companies within the city limits. The fact that  the Finance Minister is having  the figures verified, taking in  connection with the statement of  Premier McBride that Rossland  is entitled lo something and that  he -would give the matter favorable consideration, it is thought  indicates that the government intends to make the city a grant. A  few thousand dollars a year from  the government would lie most  acceptable to the taxpayers of  the citv.���-Rossland Miner.  Heredity is what a man blames  his father and mother for, aud  environment what he blames his  -wife and children for,  The Ilonduran capital has fallen into  the hands of the Vicaraguan enemy,  and the war seem- over. The sword is  mightier than the mule.  Agrarian troubles in Rouniania are  resulting iu the sack of farm houses  and the slaughter of peasants.  Moycr, Pettibone aud Hayward will  be tried separately and at Boise.  France is having trouble again in  Moroco, and Kaiser William is blamed  for it.  Harry Wright was elected by acclamation on Monday last to fill the seat  in Dewdnev, left vacant by the resig-  nation of Premier McBride.  Coppers, like railway stocks, appear  to be settling down. The wise ones  are buying B. C. Copper Co.'s shares  these days. ,.  This is the time of year when Mr.  N. Stewart Dunlap, at the head of the  floral department of the C. P. R., is  busy sending out the flower seeds  which will beautify a thousand spots  along the line of the great transcontinental.  RILWAY SUIT  The suit between tlie Canadian Pacific -'.nd V.. V. & 15., involving a matter of trespass in the Myers creek canyon, aud which caused such excitement  at Midway about fifteen month, ago,  is being heard, this week by Chief !fu3  ticc Hunter. There is a large array of  legal talent on each side.  Canada Booms  Call at the Greenwood Bakery "_;>i-  New England bread,  For the eight months  ending with February, Canadian trade totalled $-.10,-  000,000, being over S51,000.-  000 more than for the corresponding period last year.  Fpr the same period" the  revenues reached the $58,-  000,000 mark, a gain over  the like period of last year  of over SS.000,000.  Expenditures incrc ased  only half a million so the  ��-ov'eninieut-'s "financial betterment for the eight months  as compared with last year  was seven and a half million dollars.      _  HALF HOLIDAY  Mr. J. H. Hawthornthwaite, M.P,  P., has proposed in the Provincial legislature au amendment to the Shops  Regulation Act of  1900, as follow.:  "3. (1.) All or any classes of shops  shall be closed and remain closed after  six o'clock in the afteriioou on each  and every day of the week except  Thursdays and Saturdays, and on Saturdays after nine o'clock in the afternoon, ancl on each and every Thursday  all and any classes of shops shall be  closed at one o'clock in the afternoon  and remain closed."  BETTER TERMS  Premier McBride's Better Terms  resolution carried by a vote of 20 lo 10.  Mr. J. A. Macdonald, leader of the  opposition, introduced an amendment  to the main resolution, but which was  voted down. This amendment agreed  with the vital part of the main resolution a iu I asserted that the measure of  relief proposed by the Dominion govern ment was inadequate and could not  be accepted as a final aud unalterable  settlement.  The debate was for the most part  free from fireworks aud tirade,  although A. E. McPhillips appears to  have lost the key to which the music  was set. Unable to force an adjournment of the debate, or to get an amendment forward, the Socialists refused to  vote and left the house.  THINGS DOING  A fruit cannery for Kelowna.  A   $200,000 Canadian  Pacific   depot  for Calgary.  A   $.00,000   Grind Trunk   terminal-  station for Ottawa.  A Sl,500,000 Grand  Trunk  hotel for  Ottawa.  Floods  in the south and threatened  industrial troubles everywhere.  Major Wood, acting ou orders from  Ottawa, is cleaning.up the dance halls  iu Dawson.  The eight hour day for smeltermen,  twice defeated in the local legislature,  passed last Saturday without a dis-  sedting voice, amid great applause.  LONDON'S DISCOVERY  Since the utter rout of the Socialist  party, otherwise the Progressives, in  London, at the recentclection, the new  council has been making an inquiry  into the financial status of the municipality. Already a 'floating debt of  325,000,000 bearing 5 per cent interest  has been discovered, and the council  stands committed to an outlay on  projects that call for over 5100,000,000  more.  The Progressives were certainly past  masters iu high finance, and talked and  voted dollars by the million with an  ardor and spirit that is refreshing, if  not commendable.   ' '  The new council-finds itselfin im-  medial:; need of 535,000,000 to carry on  the city government, and where it is to  come from is now a serious concern.  MATRIMONIAL  In sending his yearly subscription  to one of the Winnipeg newspapers, a  Manitoba farmer wrote: "Dear sir���If  you see any women that want to get  married, send them this way. I want  a wife myself, and a good many more."  ���Detroit News.  PRICES OF METALS  The prices of the metals continue  very satisfactory, and with slight flttc-  tuations, hover around  the   following:  Copper !  25 cents  Silver '.  67 cents  Lead     5 cents  OUTPUT OF BOUNDARY ORES  The i.ow CRADii mines of the Boundary, which first began shipment in  1900. -ending out 100,000 tons that  year, have been steadily increasing.  The 1900 shipments were 1,161,537 tons,  and that of 1907 will be a large gain  thereon.  The high grades, up to the end of  1906, had in the past four years shipped  out over 10,000 tons with a value of  over 31,000,000.  Mines. Total to Tons  Low c.kai-1.. end 1906.       in 1907.  Snowshoe      102,466 15,210  Dom Cop Co      400,000 36,002  BCCop  Co  1,070,000 42,023  Granby! Cop Co... 3,000,000 99,166  High grade.  Duncan  18    Prince Henry  15   Preston  20  Mavis        >      40    Don Pedro  95    Crescent  90    Rambler  76    Bay -  75    Strathmore  160  EPU -  662          Elkhorn   1,075    Skylark  1,176 184  Providence.  3,948 370  Jewel  2,670 ........  Riverside...,  3��  MMQND AND TEXAS  Are Being Syndicated for  Operation  NEXT  THE   PROVIDENCE  Admirably Locate, and from Reports  Ripe "for Operation and With  Promising Results.  A syndicate has been formed  composed of prominent mining  and business men to carry ou the  work of exploiting- the Dimond  and Texas claims lying immediately east of the Profidencc.  Both claims are crown granted  and have been bonded for the  syndicate at favorable prices and  terms. The Dimond abuts against  the Providence on the north and  east and it is understood that the  workings of the latter extend to  the former's line.  The Dimond was the cause of  considerable litigation two years  ago. The local owners of the  Providence persuaded that the  property was valuable and should  be secured by them before too late  acquired it by. purchase giving in  payment therefor SS.OOO worth  of Providence stock. The deal  was objected to by the Chicago  shareholders aud-a bitter law-suit  followed, resulting iu the court's  decision being adverse to the  local people. The sale being  declared off the property reverted  to it's original owner, William  Diamond, aud the stock was  ordered cancelled. But-the value  of the property has not been  overlooked by shrewd people aud  after much negotiation a deal  has beeu effected by which it and  the adjoining claim will be merged and worked by a strong syndicate.  Plans for the immediate development of the Diamond are being-  matured. It is claimed that the  bre on the lower levels of the  Providence has been opened to  the Dimond line, .and that as a .  result the property has- been pro-"'  spected iu the most effective manner. The syndicates plan of  operation will apparently be to  sink on the Dimond at "a point  near the Providence line aud as  that properties levels are reached  to extend the same into the Dimond and take out ore. If the data  as given are reliable, and they  are so believed, the syndicate will  on a few months' outlay of wages  be in a position to take'out ore to  carry development at the pro-.  perty's cost. Some good.ore has \  been found on the Texas and  large iron showings abound, but  the Dimond particularly^ believed to be a duplicate of the Providence.  TOOK EVERYTHING IN SIGHT.  ^lli5^lS^gt_^tt5^?gi_��]^-.,,     n_-  speaker began. "A toast to  politics and politicians."  "I know a man whose sou is 10  years old. To find out what his  son's tastes were, this man put iu  the boy's room one day a Bible, a  bottle of whiskey aud a five dollar bill,  "If he takes the Bible, the  father said to himself, its a sign  he going to be a preacher. Ii he  takes the money he'll be a business man. If he takes the whisky  he'll be uo good���a drunkard.'"  "And he crawled under the bed  and'waited' for the boy to come  in.  ���'When tlie boy came iu he was  whistling. lie" ran to the table  like a shot and took the money  and put in his pocket, lie look  the Bible and put it under his  arm.. Tie uncorked the bottle of  whisky, took a mouthful of it,  smacked his lips aud went out  whistling again.  "By jingo," said the father  crawling out from under the lxd.  he's going to be a politician."  Do Not Crowd the Season.  The first warm days of spring '.>r":v  with them, a desire to get out and en_o_.  the exhilerating air and stin<-Iii*:e.  Children that have been housed up all  winter are brought out and you wonder  where they all came from. The heavy  winter clothing i.s thrown aside and  many shed their flannels. Then a cold  wave comes and people say that grip is  epidemic. Colds at this sea.oii ate  even more dangerous than ns midwinter, as ihere is much more danger  of pneumonia. Take Chamberlain".  Cough Remedy, how.ver, and you w ill  have nothing to fear. Lt alwav- cure.,  and we have never known a cold to  result in pneumonia when it was u.cd,  It is pleasant and safe to take. Children like it.    For sale by alt druggists,  " it-'.'J  '"���_-'������ I  '    "*~V*ll BHttaa_B83_l---HB*<^B-B^^  THE   BeraBARY   CREEK   TIMES.  vmmnmmmmmmmwwmmWim  Caoital, all paid up, $14,400,000.        Rest ^.$11,000,000.  UNDIVIDED   PROFITS   $159,831.84  Hon. President:   Lorn) Stkathcona and Mount Royal, G. C. M. G.  President:    Sn< Gkoro. A. Dkbmmosd, K. C. M. <-..  Vice-President ami General Manager:    E. S. Ci.ouston,  Branches in London, Eng. j d..JVSSSL} Hw York, Chicago.  Bnv and sell Stenin*. Exclianye and Cable Transfer. ; Grant Commercial au  Travellers' Credits, available in any partjof tbe world.  SAYINGS BANK DEPARTMENT  Interest allowed at current rates.  Greenwood Branch,    W. F. PROCTOR, Manager.  *_-���   n  M>  >=_.  tar.*  *=^  ta_>  *a=9  . rj  S>  .=9  ���*_��>  s-=_>  '*=_���  *=_>  0=:  (?=���*  c?*  CF*  CF*  CF*  CF*  <��_  CF*  CF*  CF*  CF<  CF*  <3_*.  Q_^  ^  Cr*  CF*  Q-=<  THE CANADIAN BANK  -V.'Jfo  Paid-up Capital.$10,00,000.   Reserve Fund. $5,000,000  HEAD OFFICE, TORONTO  W. _. WALKER, Genera! Manager        ALEX. LAIRD, Asst, Gen'l Manage.  BANK MONEY ORDERS  ISKU'-O AT TNE J-OUOWifcO RATES >  ���SS aail nndes    ��_���_&-  ���KK'sr $5 sc- net eactediiig S'.O    4 nsn**?  ��<   $ia       " ,,����� $30  -3 c_r.*_  -   <$-,*      �� �� $SO   IS cents  ';>..-���_ Orders ar, Payable nt Par at any office in ^'V^Vt^ljnST^^tn-^^  (Yukon excepted), and ;it the principal oanking points in tilt. UiUt.*_ S-H-Uvfc.  NEttOTIA--- AT A FIXV.D RAV. AT  TUB CANADIAN BANK. OF COMMERCE, LONDON, ENG.   ���  Thev form an excellent method of remitting small sums of i__oue>  with safety and at small cost.  Savings Bank Department  Interest allowed on deposits from SI upwards at curreut rates.  Greenwood Branch   -   -   J. T_ BEATTIE Acting Manager  Just as tlie young- man who bas  always lived on the levels is  turned down iu public favor  wben some reformed one claims  attention, so Ave look to see Botha  become tbe bright particular pet  of tlie Colonial Conference. Many  British dead lie under tbe veldt  today as the result of his past,  whose kin will burrah for Botha.  C.i.onki, Hayes Sadlkk, governor of tbe British East African  Protectorate, in making* a journey  among wild tribes in a distant  hitherto untraversed district,  found tbe gramaphoue a most  effective weapon, its sounds cowing- them into polite servility.  We have long since been tamed  in the Boundary by those selfsame weapons and would advise  tbe Colonel to apply here for a  lot of second-band ones, cheap.  Ni.w Yokk bas been outdone,  and Boss Tweed as tlie great ringmaster of civic corruption is forgotten. Now the scene has shifted  to Sau Francisco, and Kuef is iu  the center of the sawdust. Members'of the council, supervisors,  Rucf aud Mayor Scbniit'. appear  to have all been after the redemption of a stricken city. Money  {lowed like water, and officialdom  got boodle drunk.  CANADIAN IRRIGATION  onndary Creek Times  Issued every fridav  BV THU  Boundary Creel. Printing ancl Publishing  CO., IiIMITEt),  J. W. Ellis   Manager  SUBSCRIPTIONS IN ADVANCE.  Pan Year - -'���    ** ����  Six Months.. -  1 2S  To Foreign Countries  2 SO  ui_oSf __^)l_*___>  FRIDAY, MARCH 29   1007.  THE FREE READING ROOM.  EDITORIAL NOTES  The Nicaraguaus tallied one  in tbe battle of March 20th witb  their Houdurau enemy.  Why blame labor for turning*  to what we call a silly nostrum,  when capital is eternally besieging parliament for tonics and  galvanics?  Mark Twain may immortalisse  himself .by his great attack on  Christian Science, but we think  some of its teachings will outlive  the memory of Twain.  We think  that  the word Free  Reading Room  is, iu  a  sense, a  misnomer, as applied to   the one  in the rooms of the Miners' union.  The managers, doubtless, aim to  make it such,   but  the  fact that  the room is the meeting place of  the Miners' union and the Socialistic club, practically  shuts it at  certain times.against the  public.  We   think,    however,   that   the  writer of a recent  article  in the  Ledge   hardly did   the   case  in  . hand justice in dealing with the  question.    He  robbed his article  of much of its force by introducing   matter   entirely   irrelevant.  However, our sympathies are with  him and his associates in the matter.    We think the institution de-  -"serves--some���public���recognition,  and even support.    What if some  Socialistic   papers    were    found  there?    Who   has   the   right  to  censor the reading matter chosen  by the committee, so long as it is  neither  immoral or treasonable?  We went through the Reading  Room recently and examined the  literaturcdisplaycd, and although  we found some literature  Socialistic, we found  much  more  that  was not.    Wc   found   there  the  Victoria,     Vancouver,     Seattle,  Spokane, Nelsou, Winnipeg, Toronto, New York and other dailies.  We found among  periodicals the  Muusey.   Everybody,   Review  of  Reviews,   Physical  Culture, All-  Story,   and,    strangely    it   may  seem, the Christian Guardian.  We cannot separate ourselves  from the thought that the city  owes this institution* some tneas-  v ure of support. Tbis is a mining camp, pure and simple, and  the life of the miner enters quitp  largely into the town's life. The  town's prosperity and welfare are  closely linked with the physical,  mental aud moral well-being of  those who work in the mines, the  men on whose toil depends primarily the material welfare of  most of us. We think tbe city  owes these, meu something, and  we know no easier way to acknowledge it than to contribute  in measure to the support of the  room, which^ to very many of  them, is their leisure-hour home.  A well conducted reading room is  a g-ood asset in any community  making- as it does for public  welfare.  Man lives, like the mariner  who sails an unknown sea. He  rises in the morning- to sound the  depths or scan the horizon for  headland or harbor, and he lies  down at night ignorant but that  ere morning- his boat may have  drifted on shore.  Down east, whence comes all  inspiration for good, the maple  sugar workers are obliged to work  these fine Sundays. Maple sugar  is more valuable than copper  matte, and anyway the 100 cents  a day men can't afford to lay off.  The law!   Kentucky has long- been quoted as the home laud of "whiskey.  Something   is  happening   down  there. Out of a total of. 115  counties in the state 95 have declared for local option. No  "moonshine" about this, evidently.  Ter report of the Canadian  Insurance Commission is too intense reading  to be interesting.  In a recent Winnipeg interview, Mr.  C. "W. Peterson, g-encral manager of  the Canadian Pacific irrigation, in  describing what is to be tne greatest  irrigated region in the -world, stated  "that his company's operations in  eastern Canada, Great Britain and the  United .tales had been materially extended this season and. he.confidently  looked forward to an unprecedented  rush of people to llic C. P. R. irrigation block during the coming summer  and autumn. The company has been  materially hampered in its work iii the  United States owing to the undesirable  advertising western Canada; has received iu connection with fuel famines  and 'blizzard' stories. The press south  of the line made the most of every  item unfavorable to Canada that appeared in our local papers, which, after  being duly magnified, -were paraded  before the people of the United States.  The various land companies and railways interested ia .Texas and the  southwest are also conducting a vigorous campaign with a view to diverting  the stream of emmigration from Canada to the southern states.     *  "Mr. Peterson's company also has  local prejudices to overcome. The whole  subject of irrigation is imperfectly understood by the average resident of  western Canada. Very few people  grasp the full significance of the  gigantic undertaking which is now  being rapidly pushed ahead by the  Canadia Pacific Railway company east  of Calgary .under the able direction of  Mr.  J.   S.   Dennis,   assistant   to   the  o  second vice president of the C. P. R ,  who has devoted the best years of his  lif to the. cause of irrigation in western  Canada.  "The time is, however, coming when  the west will realize the fact that the  introduction of irrigation on a large  scale is the most important agricultural  development that Canada has ever  witnessed. By the time the Canadian  "Pacific^project^is���cotupletedj^siuiny^  Alberts, will rank as the foremost irrigation section of the American continent. That province will then contain  au area equal to oue-fourtli of the total  irrigated area of the whole of the  United Stales.  "Those unacquainted with irrigation  entertain the erroneus idea that this  system of agriculture can only be  profitably   practiced  in-southerly lati-  now are in areas ranging from 40 to 160  acres. Twenty acre farms will not be  uncommon. Owing to the -enormous  earning powers of irrigated lands,  farmers could make a good living off a  fraction of the area usually required on  the western farm; This system of  colonization will naturally lead to dense  settlement, which again will give rise  to high land values. Mr. Peterson has  no hesitation in predicting that within  a very few years the irrigated lands  east of Calgary will be the most valuable aod expensive lands in Canada.  The development of the oriental trade  will ensure markets for all cereal and  dairy products that the irrigation  blocks will produce at highly remunerative prices, and with the construction  of the Panama canal, the cost of  transportation from the irrigation block  to Great Britain will be vastly less  than via the eastern outlet. In fact,  Calgary will then be closer to the British market than points in Saskatchewan and Manitoba, taking into consideration the cost of transportato.n.  "The industrial development of the  irrigation block will proceed at a rapid  rate. Beet sugar factories, creameries  and all industries kindred to agriculture  will be plentifully represented and will  furnish local markets for the products  oi  .he irrigated lauds,"  Chamberlain's Cougli Remedy is Both  Agreeable and Effective.  .Chamberlain's Cough Remedy has  no superior for coughs, colds, aud  croup, and the fact that it is pleasant  to take and contains nothing in any  way injurious has made it a favorite  with mothers, Mr. W. S. Pelham, a  merchant of Kirksville, Iowa, says:  "For more than twenty years Chamberlain's Cough Remedy has been my  leading Remedy for all throat troubles.  It is especially successful- in cases of  croup. Children like it ancl my customers who have used it will not take  any other."    For sa.eby ali druggists.  PROFESSIONAL CARDS.  /." H. HALLETT  Barrister, Soucitok,  Notary Ptbwc.  Cable Address:      "Hallett."  i Bedford M'Neill's  Codes \ Morcing- _ TJeal's  Greenwood, S. O.  Leiber's  F. M. LAMB,  Provincial Land Surveyor.  Office with F. W, McLaine.  Coppre Street. Greenwood, B.  W. H. JEFFERY.  Consiiltinfr Mining: Engineer.  Properties examined  and  reported   on.   Will  tal<e "charge oi development work.  Correspondence solicited.  GREENWOOD.  B.   O.  To Employers of Labor:  Are you conversant with the Workmen's Compensation  Act. The only absolute protection offorded is a Liability Policy. The "OCEAN" Policies, (the largest  accident company in the world, with assets of over  Seven Million Dollars) provides a complete ��� indemnity  against all liability, relieving you from all responsibility, worry and trouble/  Frederic W. McLaine,  District Agent, Greenwood, B. C.  ���g<��K~X"X��:^^^^  SUNDAY SERVICES.  Catholic.���Church of the Sacred  Heart.���Divine service 1st, third and  fourth Sunday in each month. Holy  mass at 10 a.-in.; vespers and benediction at 7:30 p. in.; Sunday school at  2:30 p.m. Ri.v. J. A. Bisdakd, O. M. L,  pastor.  Anglican���St. Jude's. Rev. John  I-Cccli-Porlcr, B. D., pastor. Services  at 8 a. in., 10:45 a. in. and 7:30 p. in.;  Sunday school, 12 p. in. All seats  free. Services alternate Sundays at  Boundary Falls, at 4 p. m., and Eholt  at 3 p. m.  PRKSB_T_RIA_>-St. Columlja, Rev.  M. D. Mckee, pastor. Services 11 a.  ni. and 7:30 p. m.; Sunday school 2:30  p. iii.  Methodist���Rev. H. S. Hastings,  pastor Services at 11 a. m. and 7:30  p. ni.; Sunday school, 2:30 p. m.  ' They were out in a cutter. It was  bitter cold.  She���Oh, my fingers are so cold! ���;  He���Well, why didn't you bring a  muff?      .. ".'"������  She���I did.  And he has been wondering ever  sincecas to where she had it, and why  she didn't put it in  use���:L<ippincott's.   AND-  Stages leave daily for Ferry,  "Wash.,"Mother Lode Mine, and  Phoenix. West Fork stage  twice a week,  COMPLETE LINES OF  PIPES, CIGARS and  TOBACCOS.  PROPRIETOR  I'. A. BENSON  OIvA LOFSTAD  One of   the   best   appointed  workiugmeu's  Hotel  in thc'cily.  The finest of bars, stocked with  the best  WINES,  LIQUORS  [and CIGARS  Lighted   throughout   with   elec-  tircity.    Hoi and cold baths.  RATES:  Board and room Si per day.  I am now conducting' the wood business  formerly owned by Hugh McKee and am pre-  prepared to supply the best quality of wood  at ^lowest prices. Good wood and good  measure.    Phone your orders.  RIVERS-BE   LIVERY  The best of Horses and Rigs at all times.  HAY, IGRAIN AND FEED STORE f  Chopped  Feed,   Hay  and  Grain. *  Livery Phone 19. Feed Store Phone 124 I  Proprietor,  l*Z'<WW��l*K��tt**Z"l^^^  ^tytytytytytytytytytytytyltytytytytytytytytytytytyK  11 Bill IBM. R!  ty  ��� ty  * I   :  " *  T                   _Dlec_ric  current   supplied   for ***  ty . . L__  ty  ty Power, Lighting,   Heating and ty  ty Ventilating.     Power furnished ty  ^ for Hoisting  and ��� air-compres- T  ty sing plants,   with  an absolute ty  ty                 j guarantee of continuous power ty  ty Ji . . ��|>  _|{ service for operating.   :::::! ^  ty 1 ty-  ty  ty  4�� ...  . ty  Uttytytytytytyi  Get Our Rates. We Can Save You Money  The'world is for the  man   who can  stay awake longest.  "Widowhood is about the only compensation that some women git out of  marriage.  Strictly First-Class Service] 1  5        -*��>**"*9  It disgusts  man   with   the wbole   t���des. Somehow irrigation is popularly  tribe.      The   commission    thinks { associated with fruitgrowing and other  there's lots yet coming* to the policy holders, but wc think   there's  lots coming to the  managements  00$^. BOUNDARY  VALLEY   LODGE  ^���m^f- .   :  -     No. 38. I. 0.0. F.  Meets  everv  Tuesday  I_v_ni-ff at 8 00 iu  the  I. S. O. V. "Hall.    A" cordial liivi.ial'o-is extended to all sojourni-tr'brct-em.'  E. 11. MORTIMER, ti- A-DEI'.OX,-  ^=_^===Ni^G==^===i=====^=i=i=^^Ret*..Sec.  For CUT FLOWERS,  Pot Plants, Bouquets, Etc.,  Write or |>lio:ic  FRACHK I5ROS., Columbia, B. C.  -'iiud'al desiyus of every description.  I.--H..I-.-L.I1- HUjMlillB'l'  Tin; housewife can yo to  church and be good under the  new law, but no respite is given  the house servant, who has lo  hustle seven days a week. Better  close the mines of British Columbia than have the head ol" the  house eat cold roast one day iu  the week.  Thr Society for Prevention o[  cruelty to Animals might well  get after that Ottawa saloon  keeper who uses a 5-year-old sou  for an advertisement and allows  him to drink 20 glasses of beer in  an afternoon. We in the west  are being told to look eastward  for light.  "Wit doubt, almost dcin-, tbat  Divine Intelligence could have  pronounced the work of His Creation "good,'" if it embodied the  idea that man made in His image  should live subject to all the ills  with which we make flesh the  legal heir. If He did, we wonder  why the first colony, in Eden  didn't include a physician.  expensive crops. As a mailer of fact,  the backbone and foundation of every  irrigation enterprise on the American  continent frcm the Gulf of Mexico to  the most northerly latitudes where  irrigation is practiced,0 is the .coding  aiid finishing of live stock. In the  .slate of Colurado, where the largest  area uf irrigated land is found out of a  total irrigated area of 1,500,000 acres,  only 35,000 acres arc devoted to fruit  growing, i-cventy live per cent of the  area i.s devoted to the production of  feed for live slock, principally alfalfa.  This stato of' affairs amply demonstrates that alfalfa more thau holds its  own against fruit as a profitable crop  under irrigation. Alfalfa can be raised  to perfection iu southern Alberta, and  it i.s, therefore, a logical conclusion,  that acre for acre, the irrigated lands  of Alberta are worth, every cent as  much as the irri_rated areas iu any  portion of the United Stales outside,  perhaps, of the watered lands devoted  to tropical fruits in the slate of California.  "The task the C. P. I. C. Co. has in  hand is one of magnificent proportions.  This company is the largest colonization  concern on the continent of America  and maintains a world wide organi;:a-  tion. Questioned as to the ultimate  result of the company's efforts in the  Calgary district, Mr. Peterson stated  that the expectation of the company was  that within the next ten or fifteen years  159,000 people would be colonized within  a distance of 100 miles east, of  the city.  Nervous1  rostration  IT IS WORRY THAT KILLS, NOT WOI.K  YVoik without worry usually tends to  ��� prolong life.  On tiro oilier hand, worry,  I wilh oi without woik, is fatal, because  I it uses up what the Doctois call the  | "Lecithin," a phosphorized fat which  jj is the chief t-uii-tituen! of the brain aiid  . ncrvou- system���a \va_le which, if not  h stayed in lime, means complete ncr-  , | vous  v/rcck.    The evident moral  is  j < "don't worry"���advice easy  to give,  and in these days of stress and strain  practi.ally impossible to take.     The  alternative is:   find some way of replacing    the    wasted    Lecithin���the  phesphori_cd   fat.     This    absolutely  essentia!   element   will be  found  in  its most perfect, palatable and assimilable form in  an emulsion of Cod Liver Oil and  Phosphorus(phospliorizedfat).ogethcr  with I ron, tlie recognized blood builder  ���making FERROL the ideal nutrient it  claims to be.  For the prevention or treatment of  nervous prostration FERROL is absolutely unequalled���it is safe, sure and  speedy.  : The formula of FERROL is freely ex-  i posed, consequently  " You Know  what you take"  White Bros,. Red Cross Pharmacy  OOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOO^JOO  g  mmmimmmimmmmmimmmmmv  -��_���.    -o    ���������--"���   i  ���    ���  CONTRACTOR  AND BUILDER  Deal ii:   in   Sash,   Doors,  ".lY:'���������:��.. ed  Work and  J.:;:side Finish,  Etc,  $       ESTIMATES FURNISHED-  | GREENWOOD,   :  B. C.  0 PHONE 65. Q  O V  0000000-0000000000000000000  Certificate of the Registration of an  Extra-Provincial Cojnpany.  '*Comi'AN-ii-s Act, 13.7.''  of Calgary. The bulk uf the land sales Druggists and Opticians.   Greenwood  J llliHI'.IIV CKRT1KV til*! Hi. "Krcmoni  1 Minini.' Cui'ip-iiy, Limit-il."' has tins day  lii-i'n n,(risi��*n*il as hu ��� Bxira-I'rovlncial Com-  jmiiv iukI-I- tin;' C'oi-iiani.B Act, IS''"." ti-> carry  oiil"or wlToci all ��'i- any nf the nbj.cl- of the  I'miil'-iiy In whicli tin-- lofrlslativc authority of  the ..ftfi'slat'i-i.of Kritiitli C-lui-_ia__t_n_H.  Th-Wail office of ilm Cotiiiia.;}- is situate nt  tlio Citv of Spoliano. County of Spokane, Slate  of \YaK.iiii|_lo-, IT. S. A.  The amount of thu cntiital of tit. Company is  three hiiM-rei! ami seventy-five 'thousand dollars, divided into olle million live hundred  thousand shares of twenty live cents each.  The head office of the Company in this Province is Kituitc at Grand Forks, and Charles  -1. K'uur.slon, rhv.ictan, whose address is  Grand Forks, 1!. C., is the attorney for the  Companv. i  ��� .  The time of the existence*, of the Company is  liftv Years from the "th day of November. 1900.  The Company is specially limited under  section so of the above Act.  Given under mi- hand and seal of ofiice at  Victoria. Province of Uritish Columbia, this  11th day of March, one thousand nine hundred  _.ud seven. .���.��������.  fu s._ ���  S. Y. WOOTTOX,  K.Kistrar of Joint Stock Companies.  The objects-for which said Company has  licen established and r_ srislered arc: ���  To work, operate, buy, sell, lease, locate,  acuuire, procure, hold and deal in mines, metals  _ ,i<l mineral claims of every kind and dcscript-  ton within the Province of _-nus.li Colombia  and elsewhere: to carry on and conduct a  irciicral miiiiiiir.snteliiiisr and reduction busi-  ucss: to piirch-s-. acquire, holo, erect and  operate electric and power plants for the par-  pose of mhiinir and treating ores, and for the  purposeof creati-tsrponcracdfnrnishinjr lights  ieed��d in and incident to the Company s bust-  ness7-uul minimi; to bond, buy, sell, ..ease,  locate and hold ditches, flum-sand water rights,  .conduct, lease, buy, sell, build or operate  railroads, ferries, tramways or other ways of  transportation for *raiispo-titi(r ores, ��'����������>-'  and other materials: to own, bond, buy, set ,  lease ard locate timber and timber claims, Jim  Dually to do erervthingr coitsi.tent. proper,  convenient and requisite for the carrying on of  the objects and purposes .foresaid in.their  fullest and broadest sense, within the territory  aforesaid. *''*���  eason  Why we are turning out more Job  Printing than any other office in the  Boundary Country. Big claini isan't it?  Finest [Assortment of Types and Materials,  More and Better Presses,  7  Never....Substituting _Cheap Stock, J   =3'l  Employing only the best Mechanics,  Work Delivered when Promised.  That's The  Reason  THE BOUNDARY CREEK  TIMES, LTD.  ?in!n!!?^!?n!nn!^!H!Hn.!Htn!!?n?!Hn!!!!!!!n!!!!!!M!!n!K  TEL  L\   _____'____-#  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 rooms in the city.    Our bar excells all others.  FIRST CLASS CAFE, OPEN DAY AND NIGHT  MINERAL-ACT  certificate of Improvements  NOTICE.  AO.IIKAr.    DEWEY     MINERAL,    CLAIM,  situatelu the  _recnwood "Miuiiiir  Division  qf'Yale  District.   AVhere  located:    Camp  McKinncv. "  TAKE   NOTICE that I. W. G. Gaunce. as  U9W26, Neil Lamont, Free Miner's Certificate  No. D6S42, W. E- Yunkin, Free Miner's Certificate No. 15.3107. and C. E. Hamilton. 1 ree  Miner's Certificate No. B93104, intend, sixty  days from the dale hereof, to apply to the  Minins- Recorder for Certificates of Improvements, for the purpose of obtaining: a Crown  Grant of the above claim.  And farther take notice that action, cuder  section 3T, must be commenced before the  issuance of such Certificates of Improvements.  Dated this llth day of March. A. D. WOT.   2S-?6 W. G. GAUNCE.  THE GREAT DURABILITY  -HS? WATERPROOF  QUALITIES^ the  FISH BRAND  POMMEL  SLICKER  Make it  First Choice  of the man  Who Knows  EVERY GARMENT  GUARANTEED  IF YOUR DEALER IS OUT  orns/iBffAno. owrr .  CHANGE yOt/R MIND. HAVE  HIM SET THEM OR SEND  ORDER AND PRICE TO US.  ���*3^0  SLACK o. YELLOW  row** Cm**Oi,mJ+ _��   4*r*rrt&  -��T��"fl.-'  wsstm*i)m y.'.'.1''._..;.'".' '''r7',-'f7i:N':'"':ICT'f''>T''a*'''"7yj*''''^^^JfMMJ���  SSjjjif^Tj^gp^  7  *  THE   BOUNDARY' CREEK   TIMES.  ��ww��.-w��ifl^jaire��T��^-iigirangimi��Hi*.��w^  ���    **��    ���  '    f>    f>.  ?tf\  11 |L__  L  Is under the management of Greig and  Moj-rison. The rooms are comfortably  furnished, and the bar contains the best  brands of wines, liquors and cigars in  the city.  Copper St.  Greenwood  H^��*-M��l��_-_��H_l-i "������-�������� .MraiaarTaEram��iu.��w,UA��i.-E*grn^^  ��giTOu;fclww<p��rnmiCT-i*uaii_.u,l-*-^ ui _ n��i��m���������,  ra  DRAYING - We Can Move Anything  td  _JSBB-S-_55____-S3-S-^^-tf^,'^^  , We have them from S10 up. 1906 leaves us with three  good drop head machines that we had to take back and  which wc are offering at reduced prices. Call and sec  them at once, as we have only three left; S3 a month  takes a new drop head Singer or Wheeler & Wilsuii, 1hc  two best machines on the market today.  { Copper Street.  Greenwood, B. C.  g-S_aa_  -*a_w^j^^l_l-__H--^C-��g_!?fSEi7^5aatS5^-a6  Coffee  Spices  Extracts  Received Highest Award  .tareer^   ifW-wwiwiL.  WW"*"***1���!  CBS  Dominion Exhibition 1906  .g*JH-S_S{��3S-S8 6S��grogSg3ff3SS^^  -����*-S-C_^-  i*  the 1  Do you know (hero ir. big money in raising poultry? Do  you know there it; more money in running a good incubator  than in almost anyt-in.. el:;- you can do for the amount of  time and trouble it takes? Do you know my incubator will  pay you a bigger profit than :my other thing you can have  on your place?  Well, all these things are true, and I can prove it.  Thousands oE people all over Canada have proved it every  year for the last live years.  I want to quote you a price on my Chatham Incubator,  ���sold ON TIME.   1 want to send you my Chatham book.  This incubator bool; is free��� I'll send it to you for just a  costal card.   It tells you a lot you ought to know about tho  Poultry business���it tells you how to make money out of  chickens���it tells you how my Chatham Incubator will make  you more money than you can make with hens���far more,  and with less trouble.  This book tells you how my Incubators are made���why they are  best ever invented���and why I sell them ON TIME and on a  5-Year Guarantee. "- .  My Company bas been in business in Canada for over 50 years.  We are one of the largest wood-working factories in tho. country.  Wo also operate a large factory at Detroit, Mich. We have the Incubator and Brooder business down to a science.  Chatham Incubators and Brooders will make you money, for  Chatham Incubator wiil hatch a live, healthy chicken out of  fertile egg put into it, in 21 days.  \Viii you write for my book  today? Do it now while you think  of it. Just say on a postal "Please  send me your Incubator Book'"'���  that's all. Address mc personally.  Manson Campbell  PrcEicent  Ths Malts*.:- Campbell Co., Ltd.  Dept. , Chatham, Ont.  NOTE���I carry large stocks and  ship promptly from branch houses at  Calvary. Alta., Montreal. Que.; Bran  don"Man.; Halifax. N. S., Victoria,  B C and factory at Chatham.  - ^H ^fc����^fc��-^  II  ��.M^ II ^_���"^ II  The World Over  Told in Brief  ��._._-_���,---���- ,^^^_^_ ..-_,_~^-��^^^__^  The Anheuser-Busch labels of 1906,  numbering over half a billion, if  placed end to end, would circle the  globe.  And now New Brunswick is asking  for legislation that will enable the government to go into the telephone business.  According to a statement made by  F. W, Morse, vice president and general manager of the Grand Trunk Pacific railway, that company will be  prepared to give Edmonton a train  service before the conclusion of 1907,  by the new tratiscoatinental line. It  is the intention of the railway to carry  out the original plans, which means  that they will make full use of their  agreement with the city, and enter by  the right of way purchased by the city.  The outlook for a large number of  immigrants this year is exceedingly  bright. The department of immigration officials aay that they expect about  300,000 immigran's this year. All the  accommodation in the steamers is taken  for some time to come.  The board of railway commissioners  made a ruling recently of the utmost  importance. The commissioners have  the right to determine both freight and  passenger rates, and in response to  protests from the prairie provinces and  from several bodies in Ontario and  Quebec, the board has made an order  reducing passenger rates to 3 cents a  mile. This applies to the entire system from Calgary to St. John covered  by the Canadian Pacific and the Grand  Trunk.  The Noya Scotia legislaturepropo.es  to vote $300,000 at this session of the  legislature to be expended this year in  conjunction with amounts to be con  tributcd by the counties on improving  a number of the leading, roads. The  work will b* carried out under competent supervisors and will continue,  with probably equally liberal, government grants, for several years.  The rumor that the Grand Trunk is  negotiating for the Canadian Northern  is again in circulation. It is staled  that Wm. Mackenzie was recently  offered somewhere in the neighborhood  of thirteen million for the property,  but he refused the figure. President  Mackenzie of the C. N. R., and C. M.  Hayes of the Grand Trunk, arc both  in England at present and it is stated  that the mattter has again been discussed.    Sir Thomas Shaughnessy, president  of the Canadian Pacific railway, has  recently gave out a statement in regard  to the new lines that will be under construction this year by the Canadian  Pacific railway, and for which allowances have been made in the appropriations. This statement shows tliat  altogether the company has in hand  extensions amounting tp 958 miles of  new lines, while the double tracking  that is to be carried out comprises  another 535 miles, making altogether  nearly 1,500 miles, as compared with  1,000 miles under construction on the  Great Northern, 1,900 on the Grand  Trunk Pacific, and 1,500 on the Canadian Northern. The double tracking  includes 426.7 miles from Winnipeg to  Fort Williams, and 108 miles from St,  Anne's to Smith's Fallf.  News comes of a fatality which oc  curred at St. Simon, a small place  J_ etw.ee nX.ar.aqu.et_and__3_hipp.egan._.on:  Wednesday afternoon. During a heavy  gale the roof and upper portion of St.  John Comeau's residence was blown  down. The family had to leave the  house. Comeau took one child to the  nearest house, a quarter of a mile distant, and returning for the rest of his  family, got lost in the storm. He  reached the house the following morning in a very exhausted condition, and  found his wife and three children in  the snow frozen to death.  The Montreal Star says: "The  American Shipbuilding company is to  have competition in the form of a  Canadian plant to cost between SI,000,-  000 and $1,500,000. Chicagoans and  other capitalists identified with the  marine interests of the Great Lakes  are at the back of the project. The new  yards will be located at Fort William,  and if the plans carry, the works will  be ready for business in less than a  year. The promoters will invest 5500,-  000 as working capital, over and above  the cost of construction, thus making  the enterprise a two million dollar  proposition. The company probably  will be known as the Canadian-American Shipbuilding Corporation. Both  stocks and bonds will be issued, but  none will be offered for public" subscription."  THE ORE TRAIN  is said that another large company is  getting ready to develop on a large  scale. Arrangements have been made  for the erection of coal bunkers at  Spences Bridge, where the engines of  the Western .division will coal. This  will provide a large output for the  mines to start with. The valley is  feeling the good effect of railway  facilities even before the train service  is put on, and what is wanted in there  now is to see the C. P. R. built ou  down through Aspen Grove, and the  V., V. & 15. built i'p through Otter flat  and up the Coldwater to the mines.  This will give railway competition and  at the same time develop some very  rich timber, mineral and agricultural  territory.  Fairview���Henry Lee, who is connected with the Stemwinder mine, at  Fairview, B. C, was in Loomis last  week, endeavoring to secure miners.  He was not very successful, as there  are no idle miners in camp. We found  Mr. Lee a pleasant, intelligent gentleman and trust he may stray dow n  across the border frequently in the  future. He informed us that the Stem-  winder is showing up fine bodies of ore  that are being concentrated, and the  tailings treated by the cyanide process,  the property being fully equipped with  the necessary plants to treat the ore.  The experience of the Stemwinder is  an illustration of the uncertainties of  mining, and the reward that comes to  persistent effort, where indications  justify persistent effort. The Stem-  winder was worked years ago, but  suddenly the ore was lost. Work was  suspended and the property remained  idle for a long time. Then the company instituted a systematic search for  the lost ledges, and after the expenditure of 340,000 the ore was recovered.  A slip had taken place" in the formation, thus displacing the ore bodies.  Now the company has an immense ore  deposit in sight with a good prospect  of a richly paying mine. This same  phenomenon was noticeable in the old  Cariboo mine, at Camp McKinney,  directly east of Fairview, -where the  ledges would cut off every few hundred  feet, yet that mine, with a small stamp  mill, put Jim Monahan, who went  broke with thousands of others in the  nightmare days of the early '90s, on  his feet again, paying* thousands of  dollars to the owners. Slips are a contingency that may arise in any mine,  and should not discourage owners to  the extent of suspending operations.���  Loomts Prospector.  Rheumatic Pains Relieved.     ��  B.'F. Crocker, Esq., now 84 years of  age, and for twenty years justice of  the peace at Martinsbttrg, Iowa, si^ys:  "I am terribly afflicted with sciatic  rheumatism in rny left arm and right  hip. I have used three bottles of  Chamberlain's Pain Balm and it did  me lots of good." For sale by all  druggists.  Rossland���The Le Roi Mining Co.  has taken! an option on the group of  claims owned by the* Spitzee Mines,  Ltd., which are located in the southwestern portion of tha city limits and  have an area of 110 acres.  Nicola���Nearly a hundred men are  employed at the coal mines in the  Coldwater and quite a little town has  sprung up there during the winter.  The Diamond Vale company is sinking  a shaft and the Nicola Valley Coal &  Cokecompanj fire drifting tunrfsls.   It  OUR GUARANTEE:  NO PAY UNLESS CURED  When You Need a Specialist, Consult One of  Wide Experience.  W�� ore just now -ompletinu oar twentieth year as specialists in mc-'- discuses.  During these year- of close application la  a single class ol ailment- we have originated and perfected the only scientific and  certain methods by which these diseases are  cured. ' If we accept your case, for treatment, a cure is but a matter of a reasonable  time.  We guarantee every man n. lifelong  euro for Varicocele, Hydrocele, Urethral Obstructions, Blood and Skin Diseases, Prostatic Troubles, Piles, Pisr.  tula, Loss of Vital Power, Kidney,  Bladder and Special Diseases. We  especially offer our services to those  who aro afflicted with weakness as a  result of their own follies or excesses.  1 Oup methods are up-to-date, and  are endorsed by the highest medical  authorities of Europe and America,  Hence our success In the treatment of  Men's Diseases. Remember, olir* specialty Is limited to the diseases of MEN  and MEN only.  We cover the entire field of nervous,  ehronle, deep-seated and complicated  diseases.  CONSDLTATION FREE.  If you cannot call, write for Symptom Blank.  Many cases can be cured at home. All correspondence confidential.  SCOTT  MEDICAL COMPANY  109 Maris- Si.. Cor. Ural Ara.,  SEATTLE, WASH.  _-~~__���-^.<_  People of Note  In Short Meter  *->-���"���  Ivord Curzon recently won the Chancellorship of Oxford, over Lord Rose-  berry, because he was known among  the trustees as having been a worker  when in college.  Dr. Daly, geologist for the Canada  Boundary Commission, has accepted  the professorship of physical geology  at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology.  Commissioner Hermann appears to  have beeu decidedly in on it in the  Oregon land frauds. Thousand dollar  bank notes are mighty persuasive documents to have on you when looking  for things. /  Francis J. Heney is making a great  record in Oregon and California as a  terror to evil doers.  President Hill says it is a mistake.  He has no intention of resigning from  the Great Northern.  In the suit of Peter Ryan versus the  Bank of Montreal and J. D. Montgomery, the evidence of Geo. W. Fowler,  M. P., read in conjunction with the  findings of the Insurance Commission,  is an unhappy commentary on soma of  our public men.  Captain W. Stephens, the recent! y  arrived agent of the Salvation Army,  says that his organization will bring  ���30,000 immigrants to Canada this year.  Sir Wilfred Laurier leaves on April  Sth for the Colonial Conference, regardless of conditions  iu parliament.  Lady Pole-Carew, whose husband  played a valorous part in the Boer war,  has just been pronounced the handsomest lady in England. The vote was  cast by all classes, from King Edward  to the beggar, but a majority came  from the middle and lower classes. As  an evidence of how England's aristocracy mingles with the masses, it is  estimated that at least 50 per cent of  the workingmen of London knew Lady  Carew by sight as well as the three  other titled ladies who competed.  FROM THE DUMP  One grain of. gold may be drawn into  a wire 500 feet long.  The deepest shaft in  Scotland is the  Wemyss bore of 3,480 feet.  The world's deepest shaft is that of  the Calumet and Hecla, Michigan,  which reaches a depth of 8,100 feet,  One hundred Colorado miner's inches  of water equal 19.5 United States gallons per second.  The largest diamond known was  found in the Premier mine, Pretoria,  South Africa. It weighed 3,025 carats,  or about 1% pounds.  In Germany there are about 100  Portland cement manufacturing plants,  the annual output of which amounts to  more than 25,500,000 barrels.  The Russian government allows a  bonus of ��20 ($100) per ton of metallic  copper produced in Siberia.  The two deepest bore holes in the  world are 6,700 feet���in Silesia���and  o73l(Tfe^;:7Irrtne"Tr^svaal goldTieldV  Grease on the amalgamation plates  of a stamp mill may be removed by  energetic rubbing of a little caustic  soda or soft soap over the surface.  A simple test for feed water containing copper, is lo soak filings of soft  iron in the sample, and add chloride of  ammonia. The water turns blue if  copper is present.  ^i~./J >:.v  Is  unexcelled, as  is  evidenced  by  its  its popularity in all the towns  of the Boundary.  For Sale at all Leading Hotels  Either Draught or Bottled.  Patronize home industry by insisting ou having  ELKHORN" BOTTLE!) BEER  TEL.. 1553  (111 HI I  House, sign and all exterior and  and interior painting and decor  ating promptly done.  End 'Kaliotninitifl  Send iu your spring orders.  ��eo*PXS)omp$oM  Box 255, Greenwood.   .'  Shop Government street.  CANADIAN  .R A I L W A Y_  MARCH 29 to APRIL 1  - - RATES - -  For the Round Trip.  To aud from all points.  Tickets on sale March 27  to April 1st. Final return  limit April 2nd.  For further particulars, rates  aud folders, apply to,  E. J. COYLE,     ;  J. S. CARTER,  A.G.P. A/Vancouver 11.P. A. Nelsou  E.   F?.    REDPATH,   AGENT  GREENWOOD,  CKXKKK>0<><>_^_^<>0<>0<-00<>00<>000  THE  In Siberia, copper ore from the mines  is hauled to the smelter by native carts  and oxen in summer, and by camels  and sleighs in winter, the c?st being  12 kopecks per pood, or 6 cents per 43  ponnd*.  Calumet aud Hecla stock is worth  $1,000 per share. The par value of the  stock is S25, on which only SI2 was ever  paid. Dividends amounting to more  than $100,000,000 have been distributed  up to date.    The Falun copper mine in Sweden,  opened in 1288, is being worked by the  oldest stock company in the world. In  the 17th centuty it supplied tlie copper  for the roughly-squared plates stamped  with the value, the royal cipher and  date, used as coins. The mine is 1,200  feet deep. The present small production i.s used for the manufacture of  sulphate of copper. The deposit resembles that of tlie great Rio Tinto, in  Spain, being an irregular mass of  cupriferous iron pyrite, 500 feet wide at  the outcrop and 650 feet long, but  wedging out in depth. The ore carries  2 to 5 per. cent copper and a small  amount of gold.  Itching. Piles.  If you are acquainted .with anyone  who is troubled with this distressing  ailment you can do him no greater  favor than to tell him to try Chamberlain's Salve. It gives instant relief.  Price 25 cents per box. Sold by all  druggists.      .,  HANDBOOK  a  (New edition issued Nov. 15, 1906)  Is a dozen books in one, covering Ihe  history, Geography, Geology, Chemistry, Mineralogy Metallurgy, Terminology, Uses, Statistics and Finances of  Copper. It is a practical book, useful  to all and necessary to most men engaged iu any branch of the Copper  Inductry.  Its facts will pass muster with the  trained scientists, and its language is  easily understood by the everyday man.  It gives the plain facts in plain English without fear or favor.  Its lists and describes 4626 Copper  Mines and Companies'in all parts of  the world, descriptions running from  two lines to sixteen pages, according  to importance of tlie property.  The Copper Handbook is conceded to  be the 7  ���Synopsis of Canadian Homestead  Regulations.  ANY available Dominion Lands within ilic  Railway Belt in'British Columbia, may  be homesteaded by any person who is the sole  head of a family, or any male over IS ycai-of  aye, to the extent of one-quarter section of 160  acres, more or less.  Kutry must be made personally at the local  land ofiice for the district in which the laud is  situate.  The homesteader is required to perform the  conditions connected therewith under one of  the following plans:  (1) At least six mouths' residence upon and  cultivation of the laud iu each year for three  years.  (2) If the father (or mother, if the father i,  deceased), of the homesteader resides upon a  farm in the vicinity of the land entered for, Uu*  requirements as to residence 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 Llic vicinity ol his homestead, the requirements as to  esidence may be satisfied by residence upon  the said land.  Six mouths' notice in writing should hi* iri veil  to the Commissioner of Dominion Lands .it  Ottawa of intention to apply for patent.  Coal lauds may be purchased al $10 peract-  for soft coal and $20 for anthracite. Noliuoie  than 320 acres can be acquired by one individual or companv. Royalty al the rate of leu  cents per ton of 2,00 pound? shall be collected  on the gross output.  W.W.CORY,  Deputy of the Minister of the Interior  N.U.���Unauthorized publication   o f this ad  vertisemeiit will not be paid for. 32-5.  MINERAL ACT.  Certificate of Improvements.  NOTICE.  MONTANA MINERAL CLAIM, sitii.u. in  the Greeuwood Minintr Division of Yale  District. Where .located: In Arlington  Camp and adjoining llic Arlington .Mineral  Claim.  TAKE NOTICE that I, William Lindsny  Carnejfio Gordon FreeMiner's Certificate No.  Bl'.31 intend, sixty days from the date lieicoi,  to apply lo the Mining Recorder for a Certificate  of Improvements for the purpose of obtaining , a Crown Grant of the above claim,  And further lake notice that action, under  section 37. must be commenced before the issuance of such Certificateof Improvements.  Dated this 6th day of March, A. D. 1.07.   2S-36  william l'.c. GORDON-  MINERAL ACT.  Certificate of Improvements.  NOTICE.  "Mable Fractional" Mineral Claini, Situate iu  the Greenwood Mining Division of Yale District. Where located: In-13reenwood' Camp.  TAKE NOTICE thai I, Isaac U. llallelt,  as Agent for John Mulligan; FreeMiner's Ceriificate No. B2021, intend, sixty days  from the date hereof, to apply to the Mining-  Recorder for a Certificate of .'Improvement.*.,  for the ptiYooseof obtaining a Crown Giant of  theabove claim.  And   further lake  nolice that action, uuder  section 37, must be commenced   before  llic  issuance of such Certificateof Improvement!].  Dated this .Ills dav of December, A  D. 1906.  21-30 I. II. HALLETT.  MINERAL, ACT  Certificate of Improvements  NOTrCIC  "Bell  Flower"   Mineral  Claim,  situate iulhe  Greenwood Mining Division of Yale District.  Where located: In Long Lake Camp  *-pAKE NOTICE that I, Isaac H. Hallett,  * as agent for Spencer Beucrmaii, Free  Miner's Certificate No. B2122,iuie-<l, sixty davs  from the date liereof, to apply to the "Mining-  Recorder for a ceriificate.of Improvements, for  the pi'rpose of obtaining a Crown Grant of  their interests Iii theabove claim.  And further take notice that action, under  section 37, must be commenced before the issuance of such certificate of improvements.  Dated this 31st dav of December,.A.D. WOO.  - 21-30 I. H. ifALLETT.  MINERAL ACT, 1896.  Certificate of Improvements.  NOTICE.  'Maple Leaf Fractional" Mineral Claim, situate   in   the   Greenwood  Mining  Division of  Yale District.    Where located:   In  Slnlnrk  Camp.                                        '���������-.���'."  'TAKE NOTICE That   I,  F.   W.   Grove-.  *      Free Miller's Certificate No.'505-, intend,  sixty days from the date liereof,   to apply  lo  the Mining Recorder for a Certificate of Improvements for the purpose.of.'''obtaining   a  Crown Grant of our interest in theabove claim.  And   further take notice that action under  section 37,.must be commenced, before the is.  uanceof such certificate of improvements.  ���DAtciMhls _7lh-day=of-^Jamiaryy'i.0T7==i-   MINERAL ACT.  (Certificate of Improvements.  NOTICE.  "Ruby" Mineral Claim, situate in the Gie.-n  wood Mining Division of Yale l>istii_i.  Where located:    In Kimberly Camp.  TAKE NOTICE that I, Isaac N. Hallett, as  agent for - _Mw-.nl Pope, Fro* ��� .Mlnei'*-  Certilicate No. I-2H..lu.cml sixty days from tit.  dale hereof, to apply to the Mining Rcci>ul**r  for a Certilicate of Improvements for the purpose of obtaining a Crown Gram of lhe above  claim.  And fnrtlier take notice that action under i-c-  tion 37, must be'commenced before the Ummui.  of such Certificateof Improvements.  Dated this stii dav of March. A.r).l'.'>7.     1-,-M  I. II. LALL..TT.  '8  I  The Mining Man needs the book for  the facts it gives him about miues,  mining and the metal.  The Investor needs the book for the  facts it gives him about mining, mining investments and copper statistics.  Hundred of swindling companies are  exposed in plain English.  Price is S5 in Buckram with gilt top;  S7.50 in full library morocco. Will be  sent, fully prepaid, on approval, to any  address ordered, and may be returned  within a week of receipt if not found  fully satisfactory.  HORACE J. STEVENS  Editor and Publisher.  -.So^Postoffice Block, Houghton,  Michigan.  LAND NOTICE  NOTICE Is hereby given that sixty tl.iys  afterdate I intend to apply to the Hon.. (In-  Chief Commissioner of Lands atid Works, (or  permission to purchase tin* following described  lauds situated in East Vale district: ' Coin ���  mcnciiig at a post marked !_, C'olburirs S. W.  corner post: tlience west 20chains to land mon-  umcitt on J.oundary line: llienee north :<���>  chains: thence east 20 chains; thence south w  cliains to the place of commencement, contain-  ing 100 icrcs.  Dat**d December 17, l'H...  20-30 JOHN CRAIG.  McRAE BROS. & SMITH. LIMITED  NOTICE Is hereby given, thai three- mouths  from the date liereof, the Company here  toforo tearing the name McRae Bros. A Sniith,  Limited, will apply to the Lieuleuatu-GoviTiivr  in Council for an order changing its name to  McRae Bros., Limited.  Dated at Greenwood.  II. C.  this 9Ut dav of  February. A. D. l'K*7.  ARTHUR M. WHITESIDE,  24-J6 Solicitor for the said Company.  DISSOLUTION NOTICE  JVTOTICE Is hereby given that the partner  -3L ship heretofore existing between Roy _  Boyer Bros., hotel keepers, has this day been  dissolved. ��aud the business hereafter will be  carried on by A. A. Roy and O. Uoyer. All-  moneys now due the above firm is to be paid to  the undersigned, and who will assume all mi-  paid accounts.  Dated at Greeuwood, Feb. 23. l^.  A. A. ROY  26-:.. O. BOYER. *s.?'*>S  77i7:7c/til^''77:7;-'!  SHERWIN-WILLIAMS  Dr. Mathison,  dentist,   Naden-Flood  block.  Good Fridav  READY FOR USE WITH THE ADDITION  OF COLD WATER  DECOTINT is made in 15 delicate .ones and popular  shades, also white, and is prepared for use instantly by the addition of cold water and thorough stirring.  DECOTINT is especially clear intone and thoroughly  sanitary. It is readily prepared and easily applied and gives au artistic finish without a prominent gloss to rcilect a glaring light.  DECOTINT, unlike kalsomiues, docs not rub off on the  clothing and on account of its moderate cost permits of frequent changes in interior color schemes  at very little expense.  SHERWIN-WILLIAMS  PREPARED  Made to Paint Buildings With Outside and  Inside.  It costs less per job and wears longer than any other  paint, either ready prepared or mixed by .hand.  Winter persists in   lingering-   in   tlie  lap of spring.  ���>^^^r The  Russell-Law-Caullie  Hardware  ^_  Furnishings  Grocer:  les  J  Bought Before the Advance in  'ice.  We will offer for sale till April 16th for less than the  actual cost of the Wholesale prices of to-day  22.90  $24.90  No. 9 PRIDE (Steel Range) with high shelf,  was $30.00, now   No. 9 PRIDE (Steel Range} with high shelf,  and reservoir, was $32 50, now   THE UNEDA GOOD CHEER Steel Range  same as cut, is one of the best ranges on  the market to-day. You will pay $60.00  for one not as good. Our price was $50.00  Sale price   All ordinary cook stoves have been put on sale at as greatly  reduced prices as above, if not greater.  TERMS OF SALE^MlpKHSTRICTLY CASH  Your old stove taken in exchange as cash.  QB-BB  No we arc not going out of business.   We are looking lor more business  for the future, Wc have more of these ranges on tlie way, but they wiil  not be sold for the prices we offer these.  Just  arrived   the finest and most up-to-date   line of select  granite and tinware.  fWm'M,XrrlTMQtt&li^mi*^tL&a��mM��&IGmfS3&a  C. J. Lundy of Midway, was a Greenwood visitor t'lis week.  Dr. Simmons, dentist, Phone 96  Wallace-Miller Block, open evenings.  Raster   services   in   the  church Sunday evening.  Methodist  Easter setvices will, doubtless; bring  out some good music in the churches,  The railway spur out at the new  foundry is completed and the steel is  laid.  J, "W. Nelson has recovered from his  recent illness sufficiently to be on tlie  street again.  Visitors arriving in town Wcdnesdav  secured hotel accommodation with  great difficulty.  Mrs. 15. W. Bishop  number of her friends  Monday evening last.  entertained a  al a   nittsicale  On Monday, April 1st, the Canadian  Pacific will inaugurate a train service  over the Nicola branch.  Electric power will be supplied by  the Greenwood Power Co to operate the  blower at the new foundrv.  Arthur Rendell is going to remove  his family to Eholt, where his business  interests require most of his time.  Thos. Walsh lias rented the Kootenay hotel to Morrison and Whalen, and  will lead a life of leisure for a time.  C. J. Leggatt, barrister, of Midway,  was in town Wednesday and Thursday  discharging some professional matters.  For nice fresh flowers for funeral  decorations and weddings, write or telephone Spokane Florist Co., Main 5,  Spokane.  Judge Brown was busy in Chambers  Thursday morning with the Blythe-  Foulds land contest at Deep creek, on  the West Fork.  An additional train crew has be-jti  placed in the Greenwood Canadian Pacific yards, consequent upon the expanding ore business.  Mrs. Thomas Jenkins, who lias been  very ill from pneumonia, is still in the  hospital, but her friends are glad to  know that she is improving.  The annual Beefsteak Pie dinner  given by the ladies of the Methodist  church has been postponed from Easter  Monday to Thursday, April 11th.  Manager Drummond leaves next  month for tlie Cobalt district, where  some of his principals arc interested,  notably in the Nipissing property.  In St. Jude's, 7:30 p. m. this evening  addresses will be given on the "East  Seven Sayings Upon the Cross." All  are cordially invited.  It looks now as if the great labor  question involving delay on five million dollars of building contracts in  Seattle would besettled-byarbitrationr  #i>-*��0����oo<--*����*��*����o������-a������*��0-��*5��  o  CI  ��  ft  ��  s  fi  a  a  o-  ���a-  ��  _  B  3_  DEALERS IN  "To hitn that hath it shall be given."  Report credits George Rumberger with  a nice little bunch of money as the  outcome of a S100 grub stake last fall  in Cobalt,  Mrs. A. E- Godenrath, for a long  time resident in this city, passed away  in Vancouver on the 18th inst. The  deceased lady had many friends in  Greenwood.  "My Wife's Relations" at the Auditorium Wednesday evening was a very  am using entertainment. The play was  full of absurd positions and their in-  l-i-prelation kept the audience in roars  of laughter from beginning to end.  Tests of the fir of the Pacific coast  recently made at Victoria shows that a.  new value is to come to this product of  the forest. A cord of fir wood, it is  claimed, can be converted into 88 gallons of naptha, and 7 gallons of turpentine, worth $28.60 in all. If there  is so much inflammable material in fir  wood, no wonder it burns so fast, or,  in other words, no wonder the cords  seem to be short.  9  ousecieanin  Geo. Findlay, James Hatch and  Thos. F. Sutherland have, within the  last few days, started for the Bulkley  Valley, expecting to sail from Vancouver early next week, and catch the  first boat of the season up the  Skeena.  A Greenwood gentleman is in receipt of a letter from C. H. Norris,-  written at Aldermere February 12th.  Mr. Norris reports that, at the time of  writing, the weather was delightful,  although December and January had  been continuously severe.  James Mack is adding to his lustre  as a song writer, having just had two  new songs published in Chicago. "In  the Ball Room Throng So Gay," and  "She Is Dark as Gloom," are his latest  melodies, aud tlie former particularly  is described as bright aud catchy.  Mr. Macknight (member of the Professional Photographers association),  City Studio, Greenwood, is prepared to  photograph buildings, machinery,  groups, etc., anywhere within 100 miles  radius. Moderate charges. Work and  material the best. 28-31  Mr. and Mrs. S. E. Kilbourn of De-  loraiue, Manitoba, have been spending  a few days with their newhew, Mr.  E. W. Bishop, Jr. The visitors have  been spending the winter in Victoria,  and are very favorably impressed with  British Columbia, its climate and opportunities.  John Huff has been taking a look at  the metropolis of the Inland Empire.  He hasn't been in Spokane for many  years and was surprised to note its  growth. He represents himself as  having a good time and thinks he will  make an excursou there at frequent intervals hereafter.  On Monday afternoon last an ore  car got off the track just north of the  trestle above town resulting in several  hours delay to both passenger trains.  The east bound was held at Greenwood  until 8 in the evening at which hour  the west bound arrived. A helping  engine at the rear was responsible for  pushing the car off the track, and cars  like people resent too hard shoving.  The Free Reading Room acknowledges itself indebted to the kindness  of C-r. R. Naden, M P. P. in the receipt  of two copies of the daily reports of  the house as well as some fine maps  replete with valuable information.  The management has been notified by  the government stationery department  that a box of books lias also been forwarded for tlie reading room.  All stocks are panicky these days  and some of the best have been pushed  a long way down the line. Tlie time  now seems opportune for buying B. C.  ancl Dominion coppers.  The Canadian Pacific Railway Co.  announce the usual reduced rate of  fare and one-third for the Easter holidays, March 29th until April 1st. Tickets will be on sale at all stations, Port  Arthur and west, March 29th until  April 1st. Final limit for return April  2nd. For full particulars, rates, folders, and tickets, apply lo local C. P. R.  agent or write J. S. Carter, D. P. A.,  Nelson, B. C.  GUARDING AGAINST SMALLPOX  Owing to an epidemic of smallpox in  various parts of Washington and several of the western slates, the Dominion government is establishing- quarantine stations at several places on the  boundary line. -Drs Kenning and McLean have been appointed inspectors  to look after the immigration coming  into Nelson and Rossland, aud will begin their duties immediately. Incoming passengers must cither be vaccinated on entering the province or must  present a certificate showing that they  have been vaccinated.  FAILED TO FINANCE  Winnipeg, March 27.���May.r Ash-  down and John Aird of the Bank of  Commerce, who have beeu several  days in the east to secure a loan of  52,500,000, have met with little success.  Both parties are reticent as to the success of negotiations, but it is understood that they have failed absolutely  to secure the money from the Bank of  Commerce, and the trip to Montreal to  tap financial magnates there met with  poor success. A definite announcement  is to be made tomorrow night by Mayor  Ashdowu at a special council  meeting.  AN ARGUMENT  One touch of nature makes  the  whole  world kin;  One bunch of grafters takes the whole  world's skin;  One touch of humor  makes   the whole  world grin,  And food adult iration keeps the whole  world thin.  - Kansas City Times.  Mrs. Hayfork (in country postoffice)  ���Anything for me?  Postmaster���I don't sec nothin'.  Mrs. Hayfork���I was expectin' a letter or postcard from Aunt Spriggs,  tellin' what day she was comin'.  Rural Postmaster (calling to his  wife)���Did you see a postcrrd from  Mrs. Hayfork's Aunt Sally, tellin'  what day she was comin'?  His Wife���Yes. She's comin' on  Thursday.���Tit-Bits.  A Missouri graduate in law wrote to  a prominent lawyer iu Arkansas to  inquire what chance there was in that  section for such a one as lie described  himself to be. He said: "I am a Republican in politics, aud an honest  young lawyer."  The reply that came seemed encouraging iu its interest: "If you are a  Republican, the game laws here will  protect you, and if you are au honest  lawyer, you will have no competition."  WITH  A number of boys around town have  becn'doing7things Tliat-lia/ve"brought"  them under the eye of Police Magistrate Hallett, who is determined to see  that they make a new departure in  their conduct. Three of them spent  Wednesday night in the cooler, and  unless reformation takes place in the  behaviour of several soon, they will  find that they have something worse to  face than the discipline of a parent.  Contractor Bunting is getting repairs and enlargements of the Pacific  under full swing, and in a few weeks  a bigger, better hotel than ever will be  doing business at the old stand.  re$D ana cured meats  Fi$b:and" Poultry.  We are pleased to observe that Mr.  A. H. Sperry, who for years conducted  a Copper street bnsiness, is now assistant general freight agent and passenger agent of the Spokanelnternational  railway.  S. T. Larsen, of the Riverside hotel,  Rock Creek, is a Greenwood visitor this  week. Sam is mayor of his village  aud is watching out for all the new  things going, likely to benefit his home  locality.  Thomas R. Hansen, who has, by  close attention to business thereto,  built up a very fine mercantile business  at Rock Creek, has decided to extend  his sphere of operations and is opening  a store at Bridesville.  The meeting called for last week for  the organization of a base ball club  for 1907 was attended by quite a number rind considerable enthusiasm was  displayed, It was decided to start the  season wilh a 3200 guarantee subscription fund, those advancing the sum to  be recouped out of tlie club's earnings.  The club's officers for 1907 are: Hon.  president, George li. Naden, M. P. P.;  president, E. G. Warren; vice president, W. B. Flemming;secretary-treasurer, Jas. D. McCreath; captain, Paul  Meacham; manager, George Mercer.  u  _u  BY   TRADING  FROM 25 TO  50 PER CENT.  SAVED ON YOUR GROCERY BILLS*.  We sell, at. retail, at .lowest .wholesale,  prices. Hotel and boardinghotise keepers, farmers, miners and lumbermen  will find it to their advantage to investigate us.  WE PAY  THE  to any railway station in  Columbia. Wii .okia' handle kikst  class and PUKE goods. We guarantee prompt delivery. No order "too  small, none too large. White i*or  our pr_C-.--.-S-_. IT IS FREE. Be  convinced  that  you  can save  money.  -_-^-_-_---___-B-_-i---_--gB--sa^^  Mops.........  ...25 to 50c       v  Brushes  10c to $1,00  Brooms  ......40 to 60c  Soaps of all kinds. Washing Soda. Lye,  Sapolio,     Bon Ami,      Washing Powders,  Liquid Amonia.  endrick Co., Ltd*  "The Big Store"  ?$ ty ty ty ty ty ty ty ty ty ty ty ty ty ty ty ty ty ty ty tytytytyty^  ty  ty  ty  ty  ty  ty  ty  ty  ty  ty  ty  ty  ty  ty  ty  ~t  ty  ty  ty  ty  ty  ty  ty  ty  ty  ty  ty  Nice convenient cottage iu north end of town,  with large garden.  Seven-roomed house in south end of town.   Well  furnished and up-to-date.  Two-roomed house with 25xl00-foot lot.    Close  iu, $500.  Houses, rooms, cabins and shacks iu all parts of  the town to rent-  Miues, Stocks, Real Estate and Insurance.  + -V..V. .���_���,_���.���.. & Trust Co., Ltd. %  <��, GEO. R. NADEN. Manager .^  4* P. 0. Box 126, BROKERS Greenwood, B. C* ty  Ktytytytytytytytytytytytytytytytytytytytytytytytyit  '<*?/������_��� l!*1  ��s__fe__i{i  ��..% v;J;.. / f-Ml \V~l  $&MM\  WALKING ON  l Mm, I Jp*7tS��  mmfm  .is a sensation -we should all like  to exporiedce. Rut "it can't be  g-iined from poor carpels any  more than from bure floors.   Our  CARPETS  AND   RUGS  have all the delicate, elasticity  that goes with a rich, well-woven  article. They arc made of selected materials, wrought by skilled  hands; and they comprise all manner of patterns.    Our spring  shipments  will arrive in the next week or so.  Gulley S* Co.  Greenwood's Big Furniture House.  Always Ask for  FREIGHT  British  imiiu.-.-K.-.-x-i-    SUPPLY    HOUSE  259-261 Stanley St., WINNIPEG, Man.  lira   fti  DO  GREENWOOD  PHONE NO. 20  ��� FOR ���  D. W. Holbrook of Chesaw, wns in  town this week. He reports business  generally good, with prospects for a  local mill and creamery assured. The  Reservation is fast developing into a  great grain producing district particularly wheat and oats, the former being  much sought after on account of its  excellent milling qualities. Some farm  lands and some mining properties are  changing  hands.    Work   continues to  COLUMBIAN COLLEGE  New Westminster, B. C.  Receives both ladies and gentlemen as resident or day students.   Has a complete business  CHOICE BEEF, PORK AND MUTTON  FRESH FISH    FINNAN HADDIE  SALT HERRING  _ ��� -B  Henry B. Madden, formerly of the  Pacific Hotel here was in town Tuesday. He reports Yakima very prosperous with a population of 11,000, and  with great irrigation schemes in progress in the tributary district.  suspended. Mr. Holbrook was accom  panied by Messrs. I. W. Price and  Teddy Harrison, both of the Myers  creek capital.  Itching Piles. j  If you are acquainted with  anyone]  who is  troubled  with this  distressing j  ailment   you   can do him  no greater j  favor than to tell him to try Chamberlain's Salve.    It gives instant relief.  Price 25   cents   per box.    Sold by all  druggists.  Has a special "Prospectors^ C\uirs_" lor miners  who-worl. in H. C.  Instruction is also (riven in Art,"M_vc, l'hys-  ical Culture and Elocution.  Term opens September 17. VK)7. l-'or calendar,  etc., address COLU-.IBlANCOLI.E_E  FIE AT   C  Copper Street  NOW IS THE TIME TO ORDER  At the Boundary Creek Times


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