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 BI-U.ViM^.f-^*J'^-*w<^~^^,..~^-.^g,^.jn.^,.^.  ,.^t...^.^/.���^,r<^-v^l,-^|.y_v.^r^^  _a��-.*ce��_a-Li_'^i_- *^*w.C._-ASR-a-* r-EW-flaWaJO.  '������  Vol. 11.  GREEtf-IIpD, B. C. FRIDAY, DECEMBER 14, l<)06."  No. 15  ;!J I  cfancy Cases,  cMilitary Brushes,  Quality China,  Greenwood Souvenirs  I !'  P/afe Mirrors,  Fine Leather Goods,  Perfumes,  Wedgewood,  Atomizers,  Travelling Sets.  Guitars, cMandolins, Banjos, Graphophones,  Our Goods are all of thai Excellent Quality Which Satisfies  Both Giver and 'Jfecefyer.  THOMAS   DRUG  GO.  LIMITED  JEWELERS  REPAIRING  We make a specialty of  watch and jewelery repairing. Our work is guaranteed to give satisfaction.  WATCHES  AND CLOCKS  cleaned and repaired and  anything in the j ewelry line  repaired  on short notice.  JEWELRY  Regina Watches have  become the standard of  accuracy in the watch  world.  GET ONE NOW  DIAMONDS,     CHAINS,  FpBS.  LOCKETS, NECKLETS  BRACELETS.  SOUVENIR   SPOONS  SILVERWARE  Just rex^iv^d^a'beautifur  .line of Sterling and Plated  ware. Sterling. Carving  Sets, Coffee Spoons, Cold  Meat Forks, Berry Spoons,  Cream Ladels,' Sugar  Tongs, Jelly Knives, Fish  Forks, Knife in Case and  numerous other articles.  Also a fine line of  CUT GLASS  suitable, for gifts or your  own table.  Our Christmas goods are now arriving. We invite you to look them over in  your spare time before the rush commences. Perhaps there would be something  you want and we will gladly put it away for you.  ����_.=  I  RENDELL <& CO.  Stanfields  Truro Knit  Is The Best  Underwear ForWomen  Underwear  Believing that Stanfields Unshrinkable  Truro Knit Underwear for women to be  the best on the market to-day, we have  put in a large stock of this popularvline.  We are showing it in all wool, and silk  and wool, in white,c cr.eam and natural,  and at��all prices.  Stanfields Underwear is made in Truro, Nova  Scotia, in the most up-to-date factory in North  America, by skilled labor only, nothing but the  '"' ~j finest Nova Scotia wool being' used in the manufacture, and it is guaranteed to be absolutely  unshrinkable.    Try it and be convinced.  endell  Womens' Goods.  Co  Men's Goods.  A HOPEFUL OUTLOOK  The District Never Looked  So Well.  EVERYTHING    PROSPERS  A Review of tlie Camp and District  Is Stimulating In Its Effect. -  Trade Is Good.  Greenwood business and outlook  were never s--o good as today. There  are those who sit under the shadow of  our recent ten-day ��� strike and groan,  but the fact cannot be disputed that  the business condition is good. En-  corragement is written on the face of  everything.  In real estate circles only, there is no  activity, and even this is a matter of  wonder, because rents are fairly good,  little improved property is vacant and  a steady demand exists for better cottages.        .,-���->-  The indusirial conditions about us  are all good. Labor is busy at satisfactory wage, and no idle men are to  be found.- The market for the district's  only product is active and at steadily  stiffening prices.  The industries of the camp are all  operative,: presumably on a sound  basis. If the Granby during the year  has been able to declare $1,620,000 dividends out of earnings, the other copper plants of the district working on  just as good ore, and at no greater expense, must be making money too,even  if hot declaring dividends.  The B. C. Copper Co.'s plant is near-  ing completion. The third furnace is  now in commission and working  smoothly: 'To meet the capacity demands of -1,800 tons daily of this plant  the company is getting all of its properties into fine shipping order. The  Mother L*ode pay roll is larger today  than it was before the recent strike.  The Dominion Copper Co. is forging  ahead, enlarging and. bettering its  plant, and in a few weeks will be handling 1.300 tons daily.  The three large companies of the  district will be mining and reducing  nearly 6,000 tons daily in a short time,  and placing a value of $5 on the ore,  that means that 530,000 daily of earth  wealth will be released from where it  has been stowed for the ages, and made  to minister to man.  New and encouraging factors have  entered-the^locaH_eld^recentlyr=7Iust  west of town the Greyhound is making  a bid for public notice? The property,  long believed to be a mine, is daily being demonstrated as such. !  The Denoro and Emma and B. C.  are employing a large number of men  and that number must steadily grow  if the latent possibilities of these great  properties are to be released.  On the Golconda the tunnel is being  extended. In Central camp new elements are at work, and on the Oro the  Hall Mines people are deepening the  shaft, while the newly formed development syndicate is working on the  Caberfae.  But this steady enlargement of the  circle of development in the low grades  is equally noticeable in the high. They  are all busy, the Providence, Prince  Henry, Elkhorn, Strathmore, Crescent,  Crescent Fraction, Skylark, Dynamo,  Mavis, E. P. U., Bay and others, busy  setting up machinery, sinking, drifting, stoping.  Bonds have been recently taken on  other properties, and still others are  being sought after.  The millions that the courageous  ones put into the earth have germinated, and the fruits therefrom are beginning to fall into deserving hands.  The year 1906 has been in every way  most aatisfactory. A healthy condition has existed ia all lines of trade  and today town aud district contain  more ground for intelligent trust than  ever before.  Fok Sale���Residence of Mr.  Flynn, situated on Church street,  near school house. Price, $300  cash. Apply Mrs. H. Coutts,  three doors south of Pioneer  fcotcl, Government st.        -5-16  THE WATER COMPANY  Rushing Work on Its New  Plant.  AT     BOUNDARY     FALLS  A Latere Expenditure Has Been Involved. But the End Is Practically io Siffht.  The Greenwood City Water Works  company, which, by the way, is concerned in the lighting of the city, is  making fair progress toward the completion of what will be an up-to-date  plant. The name of the company,  which is a misnomer, occurred in this  wise. The company, of which Edward  G. Warren is manager, acquired with  the Boundary Falls power the old  charter of the above name acquired by  Robert Wood in 1897. This was found  of great advantage in many ways,  particularly in the acquisition of right  of way privileges. Later on the name  will probably be changed into one more  in keeping with the purpose of the  company, which is to give Greenwood  a first-class lighting system.  The company has spent a large  amount of money in getting its plant  installed, which, when completed, will  be modern in every particular.  A substantial dam Has been thrown  across Boundary creek at the Falls,  provided with every precaution against  danger from logs or other drift. The  power houseis 1,500 feet lower' down  the canyon; Between the dam and the  power house a 30-inch wood stave pipe,  steel bound, is laid. An effective head  of 133 feet is thus secured, affording a  day and night average of 80 'horse  power. The concrete and masonry  dams and adjuncts are so built to allow  of thecheight being increased if it be-  become necessary7to impound more  water than now provided for, which  will be a million cubic feet daily.  Over four tons of copper wire have  been strung between the falls arid the  city and the line is a first-class one.  <��������� The plant, whose primary object is  merely to light Greenwood ancl other  valley points, is so arranged that additional power may be acquired from  one of the big power companies, and,  if necessary, the small mines about  Greenwood may be served without any  prejudice to the final obect of the company, the city lighting.  ^^The" water "wheeirwhich" was"ordered~  on June 5th last, for delivery in 75  days, and is thus behind contract time,  is at last on the way. By the time it  arrives here everything else will be in  completed condition. The city is thus  encouraged to bear with equanimity  its present rather poor light, assured  that a remedy therefor is only to be  had in the new plant, and that the day  of brighter things will soon he here.  GAME PRESERVE  Congress of the United States  has passed a bill setting aside a  game preserve in the Olympics  of Washington, containing 700,-  000 acres. The country has seen  the American bison pass away,  victims of man's lust to kill, and  this step is now taken to preserve  the greatest remaining herd of  elks in the country. The Olympics are a natural game haunt,  the best in the United States. In  a few years here will be found  the rival of Yellowstone Park  for natural scenery and abundance of big game.  IMMIGRANTS COMING  Arrangements have been perfected between Hon. R. G. Tatlow, representing the provincial  government, and Commissioner  Coombes of the Salvation army,  which will enable the latter to  provide a large number of desirable immigrants for the province.  The immigrants will begin to arrive during this winter, and a  total of 2,000 is expected to come  during 1907.  m 7  ADDITIONAL LOCAL  C. B. Bash is again in Greenwood, after an absence of several  weeks in tbe Nicola country.  The local Knights of Pythias  will hold their annual ball in the  Reliance block on New Year's  night.  A. S. Embree, for some time  connected with the Dominion  Copper Co., but now residing in  Northport, is spending a few days  in town.  Mr. G. W. Cornish, who met  with such success exhibiting  Greenwood and Boundary ores in  Nelson, Spokane and Boise,' is  home after an absence of three  months.  We are pleased to have our  former townsman, J. TL. White,  of the firm of White Bros., once  again in our midst. Having sold  his business in Victoria, he will  hereafter devote his attention to  the aflairs of the local house.  THE  SHOP WINDOWS  .  King of All Cough Medicines.  Mr. E. G. Case, a mail carrier of  Canton Center, Conn., who has been  n the U. S. service for about sixteen  years, says: "We have tried many  cough medicines for croup, but Chamberlain's Cough Remedy is king of all  and one to be relied upon every time.  We also. find, it the best remedy for  coughs and colds, giving certain results and leaving no bad after effects."  For sale by all druggists.  For nice fresh flowers for funerals  decorations and weddings, write r>r tel  ephone Spokane Florist Co., Main 5,  Spokane. 5-30  P. A. BENSON OLA LOFSTAD  One of   the   best  appointed  workiugmen's  Hotel  in the city.  The finest of bars, stocked with  the best  WINES,  LIQUORS  and CIGARS  Lighted   throughout   with   elec-  tircity.   Hoi and cold baths.  Board and room $1 per day.  Strictly First-Class Service  l  WINDSOR  CAFE  Unexcelled cusine is  making this the most  popular eating place in  the city.  We are serving all the  delicacies of the season  dailv.  T  A. C.  PROPRIETOR        ��  ' J.-P. Flood,-on upper Copper street,  may have no corner on great big- fat  oysters and other shell fish, but his  market certainly looks like it.  It certainly gives a man a good appetite to glance in the .windows of P.  Burns & Co. aud see the cleanliness of  the place and the display of toothsome  meats.  Although L,ogan & Co. lost part of a  carload of diamonds and jewelry by  fire in tran.it recently, they have a  fine line of line things for the holiday  trade.  Rendell & Co.'s clerks are busy these  days showing the things that ladies  most delight in, those beautiful trappings for home or street wear. Pretty  busy on the men's side, too.  Thomas Drug Co. has a nice window  display. On one side the entrance  goods that appeal to the sense of smell,  aud on the other goods that appeal to  the sense of sound, are tastefully arranged .  Say, don't look in at that window un  the corner of Copper and Deadwood  unless you feel like going in and giv-  tug Hunter your pay check, pocket-  book or any other securities you may  have loose.  Take your best girl, or better still,  your wife and kiddies, ��� into Cole &  Frith's swell bazaar, and see whnt will  happen to your purse. The decorations  are fine and the variety of things for  Xmas gifts immense.  A. L- White __ Co.'s store is packed  to the ceiling the entire length of  their big 50-foot front. If you want to  give yourself a difficult task try to  think of something White hasn't in  stock.  Those big plate glass windows of  Russell-Law-Caulfield Co. indicate the  substantial character of the things the  company carries Things to warm  your home, decorate your table, dress  your men folk in style and spread for  your every day or your Xmas dinner.  Alive to the buying qualities of the  community, T. M. Gulley & Co. have  crowded their store with the very best  of house furaishings. Look in the  window, walk down the center aisle,  and then have a word with Tom.  White & Co. haven't yet got rid of  those 100 bottles of free Ferrol. As  soon-as they do watch out for a display  that will make you glad you have the  price. Meantime they will find it no  trouble to show you geods and tell you  all about them.   1*  ��-��-~-��-��Hi  Water Cure for Constipation.  Half a pint of hot water taken 'ialf  an hour before breakfast will usually  keep the bowels regular. Harsh cathartics should be avoided. When a  purgative is-, needed, take Chamberlain's  Stomach and Liver Tablets. They are  mild and gentle in their action. For  sale by all druggists.  The largest and best Xmas  stock in the city is now being  displayed-at Coles^&^Frithi =--Ail  new and up-to-date goods and at  lowest prices. Should you select  an article, we would be pleased to  set it aside for you .ill Xmas. In  selecting presents early you avoid  the rush, get better suited aud  have tlie choice of the stock.  THE STOCK MARKET.  Following are the quotations for this  week:  ASKEO.        BID.  American Boy 02J4 .02  Canadian Goldfields. ..      .08^. .08  Cariboo McKinney 05 .04  C. M. <S_ S. Co. of Can..l60.00  ��� 150.00  Granby  16.00 13.00  Giant 03 .02  Hecla    3.20 3.10  International Coal      .70 .63  MonteCristo 02>_ .02  Jumbo 20 .08  Novelty  02 .Ol'A  North Star IS .14  Rambler-Cariboo 32 .31  Sullivan              .08 .07  Snowstorm ���  2.10 1.96  White Bear 11 .08  Roselle 25 .23  Poplar Cre'k(Mohican)      .12 .10  Dear Mother  Your little ones are a constant care in  Fall and Winter weather. They will  catch cold. Do you know about Shiloh**  CoD-umptioD Cute, the Lung Tonic, and  what it has done for to many ? It is said  to be the only reliable remedy (or all  di-osn o( the air passages in children.  It is absolutely harmless and pleasant to  take. It is guaranteed to cure or your money  u returned. The price it 25c. per bottle,  aad all dealers in medicine sell 314  ..snitrOu.  T-U- remedy should be in every household.  Interesting: Items from the Boundary  Creek Times of 1896.  Mr. Garland is fitting up. an  office on Government street.  Jack Lucy left this week to  spend the Christmas holidays at  Eossl.nd.  Spencer Bennerman . and Geo-  Guess returned this week from the  West Fork, where they have located a towns���a meadow  ranch.  Billy Porter returned this week  from Assinaboine, and intends to  continue sinking the 60-foot shaft  on the Golden Crown.  "Tom" Gulley has moved into  his uew house on Greenwood  street, and. a notice bearing the  legend "apartments to let" now  decorates the tent, his late ' 'residence."  The tunnel is now in 110 feet  on the Mother Lode and the assays are steadily improving. The  manager states, however, that in  his opinion "the rock is harder  than any to be found in British  Columbia."  "In five years you will have  100,000 people in the Kootenay  and Boundary countries. You  will see that country producing  more gold, copper, silver and lead  than any other region of the  globe."���P. A. O'Parrell.  The Sunset and Crown Silver  have been bonded, due to the  favorable report sent in by Mr.  James Brady, the mining expert.  An excellen tunnel site has been  located on the property and development work will doubtless  shartly be started.  <'' THE *'������'  R0SCIAN OPERA COMPANY  Will Be in Greenwood Two Nitrhts  at the Auditorium.  Following their appearance  here December 17 and 18, in  "Said Pasha" and "The Bohemian Girl," the Roscian Opera  Company is engaged for an extensive tour covering the principal cities of the United States,  South America and ��� Aust-alia.  The company as constituted at  present is practically the same  which left New York nineteen  months ago, and was organized  there for the purpose of presenting comic opera in Western Canada on a scale of liberality not  hitherto attempted. The original idea being fulfilled, aud the  fame of the company having  traveled far beyond the confines  of present action, the Roscians  will broaden the scope of primary  intentions, and invade new fields  witlrthe same^splendid - company  which has made the several Canadian tours artistically and financially successful.  In Praise of Chamfcerlain's Cough  Remedy.  There is no other medi< ine manufec-  tured that h-is received so much praise  ancl so many expressions of gratitude  as Chamberlain's Cough Remedy. It  is effective, ancl prompt relief follows  its use. Grateful parents everywhere  do not hesitate to testify to its merits  for the benefit of others. It is a certain  cure for croup and will prevent the  attack if given nt the first appearance  of the disease. It is especially adapted  to children as it <s pleasant to take ancl  contains nothing.injurious. Mr. E. A.  Humphreys, a well known resident and  clerk in the store of Mr. Ei. Lock, of  Alice, Cape Colony, South Africa, saysi  "I have used Chamberlain's Cough  Remedy to ward off croup and colds in  my family. I found it to be very satisfactory and it gives me pleasure to  recommend it." For sale by all druggists.  NOTICE  QF  APPLICATION TO PURCHASE  Nov. Uth, 1906.  NOTICE is hereby triven that sixty d_.ys  after date. I intend to apply to the Hon. Chief  Commissioner of Lands and Works for permission to purchase the followinp described  lands :  Bejjinninir at a post marked Mrs. Avis  Poole's location post, on the West side of the  Main Kettle Kiver about 3 J. miles above the  Forks at Westbridge; running south 80 chains,  along the bank of the River. West 40 chains.  North SO chains, thence East All chains to point  of commencement. ���  Dated "November 14th. 1909.  .Signed) MRS. A. POOLE,  by her agent Yale Columbia Lumber Co  Now is the time to bring tn your job  printing and avoid the holiday rush.  All woak done in first-class style.  "J^^^^&^^^^^k^Vi^���"  Is under the management of Greig and  H*- Morrison. The rooms are comfortably  furnished, and the bar contains the best  brands of wines, liquors and cigars in  the city.  *.*IU[.#'&  D  MANCHESTER,    -    PROPRIETOR  THE ROOMS  Finely  furnished  rooms,  well light-  *ed    and    heated.  *&  THE BAR  The cosiest place  in town to meet a  friend.    :'������.":.   .    :  MEET ME AT THE CLARENDON  The Palace Livery Stable  is in trie s  Extra well  PRAYING -We Can Move Anything  F. C. BU'CK'L'ESS  ���, ==_=_. PROPRIETOR ���- -      ���   ' '  ^aaiaaaaaaaaaa-aiaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaawgg  ..-__��        |����B_��___B__WI*_______________---"__-----------*��n-��*^ fl*-N~  xz  There's a  Reason  Why we arc 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,  Never Substituting Cheap Stock,  Employing only the best Mechanics,  Work Delivered when Promised.  That's The  Reason  THE BOUNDARY CREEK TIMES, LTD.  ^...!.. .w.wim mw^ IFlEjj^i'.-^  ___i____jiaiia__a__j_6  ��t___--_-______-_t-_e__K  rga_CT��acaiwe��u-  -���'-v^j��m7;rr-jtt-)ir-,yr-^t��*r*3*fi ^���-'ffrjr^Jiia^.uMij-iL.-ziii.  ��_ __'_-E*_: _t3^*>_*W _-rr5-;i-.-e.^Vfl t_.ro  /  COD LIVER OIL and !  Add PHOSPHORUS and you have FERROL  For many years it has been recognized by physicians everywhere that Cod Liver Oil and Iron should  ..   be given in combination if possible, as where one is  required the other is in all probability needed, too-  each enhancing the value of the other.  Strange to say, although many attempts have  been made, no one ever succeeded in combining the  oil and iron until, quite recently, a Canadian physician, after some years of study and experiment, managed to solve the problem He then added just a  little phosphorus ; the result is  which contains in an elegant, palatable and easily  :- digested emulsion Cod Liver Oil, Iron and Phosphorus, the exact constituents necessary to Increase the  Weight, Enrich the Blood and Build up . the  System.  No argument is needed to prove the value of such  a preparation in the treatment of Bronchitis and  Pulmonary Diseases, Scrofula, Rickets, Anasmia and  wasting diseases of any kind.  For Croup, Whooping Cough and Chronic Coughs  and Colds Ferrol is an absolute specific.  PGKROL is not a patent mystery. The formula is freely published. It is prescribed by  the best Physicians. It is endorsed by the most eminent Medical Journals. It is used in  prominent Hospitals, Sanitariums, etc  WHITE BROS., RED GROSS PHARMACY,  Druggists and Optician Greenwood, B. C.  ��#����*����_ *#����eatf��###��_*tto��#-�� �������������*����  ��  I F ���  B  ft  - '��  ft  ft  ft  ft  ft ���  .��  *  -ft  7 ��  -ft:--  ft  ft  ft  ft      ���  .ft,  ft-    '  ft 7  .. DEALERS IN ..  fresh and {..iired. meats  Fish atid Poultry.  ��*_0*��ft��������ftft��__��*#����--��������*^  a-  ft  *  _  *.  ��'  a  ft  .   B  Just  received  a  fine  carload ot"   Eastern  Oysters,    J  Clams, Crabs, Lobsters and all kinds of Shell Fish   *J  i��B3__r_H___-_cBrn-r^U--HUX---.��R��r-n  S M O K  M  ����____#  Fi-S H  Finnen Haddie, Salmon, Halibut, Kippered Herring   f  U NI ��  n.������_.__��_ ___JH__FK-irjuroi arwt  ^t_ ���_,-*ULi_t-_r-_t^; v. a��taiw��!�� ����!*-��_��_-��w  ff-  Copper Street  JwaO-r   "GiF b  |0  SOME GOOD WORDS  Mr   Price   Expresses  Himself  Very  Kindly About Greenwood.  Mr. Price, advance agent for the  Great Mc.'/wen,who lias been in Greenwood _ for a few days past, was in a  communicative mood today. ,He expressed himself as delighted with the  patronage given his company here.  Mr. Price has been coming into the  Boundary for the C P. Walker company for several years, and notices  great improvement in the appearance  of the. Greenwood audiences. He spoke  particularly of the improved order in  the gallery here, as compared with  prcvi.us years. He thinks thai Greenwood is making very steady, substantial progress and says the town has a  good reputation in the east as'containing less hot air than many places.  We are vain enough to print his  complimentary reference to the Times  when he said he thought no paper in  the interior of British -Columbia compared with it in make up and material  but the Cranbrook Herald, edited by  old man Simpson, but he thought the  Herald had a little the best of che comparison.  He thinks there are few amusement  managers to compare with Mr. Walker.  In speaking of Walker's new theater  in Winnipeg, he classed it as without  a rival in Western Canada, and with  only one in Chicago equal to it. ,  Of course, Mr. Price is a business  man, and doubtless hot-airad us about  our paper and the town, but then we  wouldn't be expected to print it if it  had been otherwise. His flattering  words, however, were backed up by an  order for 30,000 handbills, to be used  elsewhere.  Mr. Price is always a welcome visitor at the Times office, because he is  always bright ond cheery, and his  visits leave no depression.  COAL LAND WITHDRAWN  It is not wise that the nation should  alienate its remaining coal lands. I  have temporarily withdrawn from  settlement all the lands which tbe  geological survey has indicated as  containing, or in all probability containing coal. The question, however,  can be properly settled only by legislation, which in my judgment should  provide for the withdrawal of these  lands from sale or from entry, save in  certain especial circumstance... The  ownership would- then remain in the  United States, which' should not, how  ever, attempt to work them, bat permit  them to be worked by private individuals under a royalty system, the government keeping such control as to  permit it to see that no excessive price  was charged consumers. It would, of  course, be as necessary to supervise  the rates charged by the common car  riers to transport the product at the  rates charged by those who mine it;  and the supervision must extend to the  conduct of the common carriers, so  that they shall in no way favor one  competitor at the expanse of another.  The withdrawal of these coal lands  would constitute a policy analagous to.  that'which'has'-been^followed^in-withdrawing the forest lands from ordinary,  settlement. The coal, like the forests,  should be treated as the property of  the public avd its disposal should be  under conditions which would inure to  the benefit of th 3 public as a whole.  Tea  Coffee  Spices  and Extracts  Received Highest Award  Dominion Exhibition 1906  No Opium in Chauifcetlain's Cou_.li  Remedy.  There is not the least danger in giving Chamberlain's Cough Remedy to  small children as it contai is no opium  or other harmful drug. It has an es  tablishcd reputation of more than thirty  years as the most successful medicine  in use for e.Ids, croup and whooping  cough. It always cures and is pleasant  to take. Children iike it. Sold hy all  druggists.  PAID LAST PENALTY  Viclori:i, Dec. 12.���Robert Stiles  Featherstone was at 8 o'clock this  morning executed at the county jail  here for the murder of Mary Jane  Dalton at the town of South Wellington, on July 21 la_t. Radcliffe was the  hangman. Featherstone in his last  words on the scaffold protested his  innocence and said He was dying in  the faith of the Church of England.  Julius Caesar was  the  first man to  engrove his own image on a coin.  A   well   selected   stock   of  winter suiting's just arrived.  Staple goods in Black and  Blue Worsted and Serges,  Fancy Worsteds, Cheviots'and  Tweeds, all heavy weight.  For nice Pattern and Fine  Quality these goods cannot be  beaten. Prices are reasonable  and we turn out first class  work.  CLEANING DEPARTMENT.  DRY CLEANING STEAM CLEANING  Garments Cleaned. Pressea and Repaired.  MERCHANT TAILOR.  Copper Street Greenwood, B. C.  ftftftftftftftftftftftftftft* <*��#������...�������������������*�� ftftftft^ftftftftftftftftftftftftftftft  ft _.'  ft    -      __   _     _7    ��� ��� -.���__.            '._-     _____        _t  ft  ft  ft��  ���_  ft  ft  ft  ft  ft  ft  ft  ft  ft  ft  ft  ft  ft  ft  ft  ft  ft  ft  ft"  ft  We will have landed at our  store in the next few days  three large shipments of  assorted  FURNIRURE, RUGS, ART SQUARES,  TRUNKS. VALISES and SUIT CASES  Intending purchasers should  wait and inspect these goods  before buying elsewhere.   .   .  A. L. WHITE & CO.  Phone 16. House Furnishers*  ��  ��  ��  ��  ��  ��  ��  ��  ��  ��  ��  ��  ��  ��  ��  ��  ��  ��  ft  ��  *  ��  ��.  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Sandon   Daily  Arrive  6:45 p.m.  6-.05 p.m.  6:05 p.m.  6:03 _.m  Connecting at Spokane* ..��� ilh the famous  "ORIENTAL!* LIMITED."  2    Daily   Overland  Trains   2  From Spokane .for Winnipeg,  St. Paul, Minneapolis, St. Louis,  Chic-go and all points east.  For complete information,  rates, berth reservations, etc.,  call on or address  M. M. STEPHENS.;  'Agent. Phoeuix.  S. G. YERKES.  A P.A.,Seattle.  jR A I- L W A Yl  Winter Excursions East  $83.55  Green wood tc   Montreal, Toronto  And all points west thereof in  Ontario and Quebec.  Quebec, St. John, Halifax  Maritime Provinces  Rates on  application.   Tickets on sale  daily Nov. 24th to Dec. 31st.  Round trip first-class  3  months-  limit Ole Country rates  $94.55 Return  Halifax or St. John return ocean  fares.    Saloon,  second, steerage  $95.00. $7600. $54.00.'B  And   up,  according   to  steamer.  For detailed information, sailings,  ocean steamers, first-class, or tourist  sleeper reservations, apply to local  airents or write  E.   R.   REDPATH.   AGENT.  �� GREENWOOD.  5 E. J. COYLE.        J. S. CARTER.  6 A.G. P.A. Vancouver D.P.A.Itelson  0000��OOOOvu^KK>00000000006 Boundary Creek Times  Issued every fridav  BV THE  Boundary Cieek Printing and Publishing  Co., "Li-riTBD,  Duncan Ross President  J. W, Ellis _    Manager,  SUBSCRIPTIONS IN ADVANCE.  PKB Ykak  2 00  Six Mouths  1 2-  TO FOKXIGN  COUNTKIRS   - 50  FRIDAY, DECEMltKR 14, I TO  KISSING THE BIBLE.  Sitting iu the police court the  other day, we witnessed the administration of an oath, which  se& us thinking'. An unclean  ttian, just from a cell, that doubtless was none too sauitary, was  requested to kiss the Bible, which  he did. Dozens of others, hundreds doubtless, scarcely any  cleaner, many of them possibly  less clean, had kissed the same  book in the same spot, and many  others will still kiss it. is this a  cleanly habit, and if not, is it  necessary to maintain the practice? There may be superstitious  people to whom kissing the Bible  is so impressive that they are  constrained to tell the truth when  they otherwise would not. But  we think the number is few and  tliat, the man who is going to  give false evidence will do it as a  rule as readily when it is accompanied -with this formality as  without. Modern science is trying to cope with disease. Phi-  lanthrophy and brotherhood are  trying to alleviate and reduce the  penalties of the white plague.  And   yet  the   administration  of  justice by this unclean aud pernicious pracLice is daily, hourly  lending itself to the spread of  disease. We substitute the electric chair for the hangman's rope  to reduce the pain aud relieve the  horror attaching to capital punishment, and yet we show less  consideration to these who are  felons. Those doomed to die we  strive to relieve; those doomed  to live we are careless about.  We certainly have outgrown  the sentiment that a declaration  on honor is less sacred than one  on lhe Bible, because a man who  regards the Bible as a sacred  bo'ik regards his honor as sacred  loo, and with the man who regards neither as sacred, nothing  is gained by the administration  of a Book-kissed oath.  These words are in no sense intended to be construed as a criticism in any way of the true worth  of the book of all books, or an  impugnment of the sensibilities  of those who revere it. They  are merely a criticism of a filthy  practice maintained, not so much  by the requir.ments of law as by  the customs of the courts in the  law's administration.  It is, at the same time, respect  for the Bible and regar.i for the  welfare of man that prompts us  to say that kissing the book is a  custom that ought to be done  away with.  EDITORIAL  NOTES  In the public squares of Glasgow you will run across the "peoples' parliaments," the places  where men congregate to discuss  questions of the day���politics aud  religion���and so in most small  towns there are places like the  grocery store at the cross roads,  where men meet to discuss men  and measures, but the worst of it  is that generally both men and  measures are interpreted in the  worst light possible.  Tl&e Permanent Style and  Sfettpe cf -Semi-ready Garment!  Brcxyone wants style in his clothes.  Some men say they don't, but they  are mistaken.  Almost all ready-made clothing has  ftyle in it. In fact, it is style that sells  half the ordinary ready-made clothes.  But there are two kinds of style���  surface style and through-and-through  tailored style. There is as much differ-  ���nce between them as there is between a  wooden house painted to look like stone  and a solid stone house.  Surface-style is created principally In  the pressing room���put in with the hot  iron���it pleases you when you try it on,  but after a couple of weeks w.ar it  looks as if it had been drawn through  a knot-hole.  Our styles are designed by the acknowledged bast clothing designer in  America. Semi-ready styles are right���  then we tailor them permanently.  Semi-ready style is built from the  foundation out. Every step in the construction is in the hands of expert  tailors. The shoulders are permanently  stitch - moulded into shape (._..��� the  illustration), not pressed and shrunk by  a hot iron only to sa^ out of shape  after a little wear.  Every part of every Semi-ready garment is stitched into permanent shape.  If the least unevenness shows it is ripped  and rt-atitched, not smoothed over with  a hot iron. Every garment is passed  by an expert as perfect iu shape beforo  it goes to the pressers.  Semi-ready fit is a certainty. Ou*  plan of physique types cover every class  of figure. Short stouts and tall stouts,  sloping shoulders and over-erect, all  variations of figure are provided for In  the Semi-ready plan.  These points give you style, fit and  comfort now for wear.  Every piece of cloth that comes into  our tailorey has been selected at the  mill by our cloth experts; before it is  placed in stock it is tested by the most  s .vere tests. Some cloth men say we  are too severe, but we think not, for  we put our reputation back of every  thread of it when we sew the Semi-  ready label in a garment.  The silk-sewn seams, the carefully  selected linings, the perfectly made  button-holes, every little detail is carefully watched so as to make Semi-ready  tailoring the best produced.  You can see the style, fit and fitness  of ��a. Semi-ready garment when you  try it on���there is no guess work���and  our guarantee covers any possible development.  Next time you are thinking of clotheo  drop in and see us���in j ustice to yourself, you should investigate our claims.  5��4  $emi-read;y*  Tailoring  P. W. GEORGE & CO.  The railroads that are making  more millions than ever confess  their inability to supply cars  enough to haul coal sufficient to  keep the people of the country  warm. Fourteen dollars a ton  for coal in Seattle, and at tliat  not enough obtainable to keep the  fires going. And yet there are  ccal mines on all sides of the  city. We wonder if such things  ought to be.  The foolishness of the parent  who surrounds his child with indolence and luxury to his inevitable  undoing, and then strives to reform him, is like the governtlent  which makes laws that create  giant evils and then strives to reform that evil by remedial legislation.  We trust that the talk of possible war between the United  States and Japan has no foundation in fact. Where would Britain find herself in such an emergency, with a blood alliance on  one hand and a treaty obligation  on the other.  The tariff has been adjusted,  reduced fti instances, and the free  list has been increased, but how  much more tobacco will you get  for a quarter, or how much less  will a dozen cans of corn or, a  pound of tea cost?  CF*  CF*  CF*  CF*  CF*'  CF*  CF*  CF*  CF*  CF*  CF*  CF*  CF*  CF*  G=__  C_=.  G=.  C^i  CF*  (r*  CF*  ���pv  C=.  CF*  CF*  CF*-  Capital, all paid up, $14,400,000.  ..$11,000,000  UNDIVIDED   PHOF.TS   $159,831.84  Hon. President:   Lord Strathcona and Mount Royal, 6. C M. G.  President:    Sir Gkorgk A. DKUiwatONn, K. C. M. G.  Vice-President and General Manag-ei-: ��� E. S. Clodston.  Branches in London, Eng.  Buy and sell Sterling Exchang-e and Cable Transfers * Grant Commercial' au  Travellers' Credits, available in auj* partjof tlie world.  SAVINGS BANK DEPARTMENT  Interest allowed at current rates  Greenwood Branch,    W. F. PROCTOR, Manager.  \ c^ .,*Prc--a-_. \ New York, Chicago.  ���x__3  v n  *=_��>  *=D  *=D  -*_?  *����>  >=��>:  x=9  ���*_9  *cD  *_.*  -=_  mmmmmmmmmmmiiMMmmu  .I���.   THE CANADIAN  OF CO  Greenwood differs from most  places if the man who has a mine  doesn't think he has a good one,  and the one who doesn't have  believes his neighbor's is any  good anyway.  Make sure of a clean shirt before you burn up the soiled one.  Now, let no wag paraphrase that  to read make sure of timber for a'  new bridge before you tear down  the old. ���'  Although an optimistic view  of things is good for both individual and community, it is. wonderful how few like to look on  the bright side of things at home.  We are very apt to be ourselves  just what we think our neighbors  to be. Doubt is born of the devil  and a want of faith in humanity  is the verv essence of untruth.  Like the man who is going to  reform, the Midway & Vernon is  going to build some day. But an  evil agency prevents any show of  progress iu either direction.  The boom and brightness  always seem to apply to the place  where we don't happen to be, so  deceptive are the glasses throngh  which we best like to look.  Did you ever stop to think that  while gold scales would weigh  your kindly thoughts and utter-  jances, it wouldtake a hay ^cale  for your unhappy ones!!  While the wheat field and  orchard are resting for another  spasm nine months hence, the  mines keep busy. They have all  seasons for their own.  Paid-up Capital,$10,00,000.   Reserve^fFund. $4,500,000  HEAD OFFICE, TORONTO  B. B. WALKER, General Manager        ALEX. LAIRD. Asst. Gen. Managtt  BANK MONEY ORDEItS  lO-arer- at the poujowtno hates:  $3 and undo'     3 _*��_-  Ove. $5 and not exceeding $10.......  tt cents  ����� $io      "        . ** 830  tQ cents  ���"   $30      4' ** 5S0    15 cents  "���'hese Orders are Payable at Par at any office in Canada of a Chartered Bank  (Yukon excepted), and at the principal banking points in the United States.  HEGOTIA-I.K AT X KlXliO RAV- AT  THE CANADIAN BANK OF COMMERCE, LONDON, ENG.  They form an excellent method of remitting small sums of money  with safety and at small cost.  Savings Bank Department  Interest allowed on deposits from $1 upwards at current rates.  Greenwood Branch   -   -   -    -   W. ALLISON, Manager.  -*  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.  .XKKK^XwX'K^X'-'.x.*^  andLivery Barn j  ���^_���: __.���.���________  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 vour orders.  RIVERSI  LIVERY  The shop windows will tell  you that people still have fai^h  in the creed of our childhood���a  Santa Claus that gets around  at Xmas time.  The best of Horses and Rigs at all times.  HAY, GRAIN  AND FEED STORE f  Chopped  Feed,   Hay   and  Grain.0 0 ,  Livery Phone 19. Feed Store Phone 124 5  The politicians are getting  busy, and many fellows hardly  known to the candidates today.  will be familiaily called Jack and  Jim tomorrow.  GEO. H. CROPLEY,  Proprietor. |  &<��<��>��X'-**-**#,!''*-,X'--W  To save a worthless partcide  from the gallows it sometimes  costs many thousands of dollars to  prove the entire family insane.  ty  A SWEET DREAM  Midwayites are evidently given  to dreaming, as the following,  taken from the Midway Star, is  the dream of one of Midway's  loyal subjects. It touches the  hearts of the many citizens of  that town. This is what he  wrote:  I've dreamed I was Roman candles,  That   fizzed    and     spluttered     and  screamed;  In  fact,   I've   dreamed   the  cussedest  dream-  That ever a human dreamed.  But the strangest dream  I  ever had���  It revived a time long- passed���  Was nothing _esscthan a vision of  The bridge, completed at Uat!  ty  ty  \ +  ! +  :���+  ty  ��� 4  \ty  \*  \ty  \ty  \ty  ! *  I*  \ty  ty  \ty  i*  [ Kill ffl 1III  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  ]ttytytytytytytytytytytytyitytytytyifrtytytytyty~*+x  ty  ty  ty  ty  ty  ty  ty  ty  ty  ty  ty  ty  ty  ty  ty  ty A  ftN  Chamois Vests $3.00  Chest Protectors  25c to $2.50  ���or���  if  you  want  to make  your own Chamois  "Vests we have  Water Tanned  Chamois Skins  25e to $1.50  OilTanne.  Chamois Skins  15c to $2.50  P. S.���Water Tanned  Chamois Skins are  the ones to use for  making q Chamois  . Vests and Chest  Protectors.  fl  White Bros.  Dispensing Chemists,  Opticians.  R  Several houses and  lots in Greenwood and  Anaconda at sacrifice  ---P-l���i-^_Li_L4J?-:____s^.-_____  Insurance of all kinds  and in the best companies.  Gaunce &  Dr. Mathison,  dentist,  Naden-Flood  block.       .  The   merchants  making'Bros.  good and collections above stand  ard.  Gorman West is back from his  recruiting- trip to Medical Lake,  looking well, feeling fit.  J. J. Campbell of Nelson, was  in town Thursday, looking after  his interests iu the district.  Thomas Thomas is showing a  fine  line  of cloths   and  up some nobby suits for the swells  about town.  Mayor Naden returned early in  the week from atrip west in the  interests of parties looking for a  timber limit.  The funeral of the. late Olaf  Johnson took place from Gully's  undertaking rooms Thursday  afternoon last. ..  George Guise, a merchant of  Westbridge, finds business fairly  good. He has been iu Greenwood  buying goods recently. ��  Kenneth MacKenzie, chief of  police, took bruiser Flannagau  over to Nelson, to help do the  work around the stone pile.  The government returns show  that during the current year to  date 2,193 Hindus have entered  Canada via British Columbia.  L. H. Moffett of Rossland, who  has the bond on the Greyhound,  is again in town. He reports  much more snow in Rossland than  in Greenwood.  The Roscian Opera Company  will be here Monday and Tuesday, December 17 and 18, presenting "Said Pasha" and "The Bohemian Girl." Reserved sea is, $1.  The hope fast grows into a belief that our townsman. Johu R.  Brown, M. P. P., will be chosen  to fill the vacancy that will occur  in the county court judgeship by  the promotion of Judge Clement.  It is not too late yet for the  winter to be co'd and severe iu  accord with the prophecies of old  timers and trappers made last  fall, but certainly the winter to  date has been- particularly mild  and beautiful,  Hugh Lang is operating tlie  B. C. Express and Transfer line  in the absence of W.. Fleming,  proprietor. Mr.' Fleming is taking a much needed and well-  deserved rest on the coast, and  incidentally inquiring into the  political situation.  The effort being made by a  Nelson real estate firm to boost  Kootenay fruit lands to the disparagement of.^:,the Okanagan  speaks for itself. The Okauagan  as a fruit, growing district cannot  be injured by any such tactics,  burthe"Kootenay-may-be.���=--=.  Dr. Simmous, dentist, Phone 96.  : Wallace-Miller Block, open evenings.,  report   trade I     Get your Diaries   for  1907   at  MoRae Bros.  The Swayne bakery on Copper-  street is nearly ready for operation.  Principal J. L. Watson of the  city schools, will spend his Xmas  vacation in Greenwood.  You can save money by getting  your  Xmas  presents   at   McRae  BANDFAIR  The roarin' game holds the ice  at the rink nightly, and some fine  work is being done with the  stones.  Remember the Xmas tree entertainment at the Presbyterian  church Friday evening, 21st inst.  Good program.  The members and adherents of  the Presbyterian church are cordially invited to attend the social  on Friday night, December 14th,  at tlxe church.  The foundry building in Ana*-  conda is nearing completion.  More men for the local pay roll,  and money kept at home that has  been going abroad will be the result. '    .  Don't forget that friend you  want to wish a Merry Xmas. One  of our nice Maple Leaf cards,  with Greeuwood view, will do it  nicely.    Coles & Frith.  James R. Muir, the well-known  piano tuner and regulator, will  be in town again in a few days  and will have the pleasure of  calling on all his customers and  friends.  We wish to announce that our  large Sixth Annual Number will  be published December 15th, and  that the price will be 10 cents per  copy, or three for 25 cents. The  Anaconda News.  McRae TBros. have on display  the finest line of goods for Xmas  presents shown in the city.  Olaf Johnston, for many years  a highly respected citizen of  Greenwood, and recently of Midway, died at the Sisters' hospital  Monday morning last. Johnston  delayed an appeal to medical  science for relief for a most dangerous trouble too long, and with  the above result. On Wednesday  last he was taken painfully ill  with a strangulated femoral  hernia, but did not seek help until  Saturday evening, when he came  to Greenwood. But he came too  late, for before surgery could anticipate it, death had marked its  victim.  Wickwire  WHY NOT HERE?  GREENWOOD  Will open about  Dec. 19th  EVERYTHING IS NEW  Strictly   first-class   service.  G. SWAYNE, Prop.  Word comes that D. A. Banner-  man, who recently sold out here  and removed to the eoast, is  rather homesic_k in Vancouver  and spends his leisure time in  trying to locate any Greenwood-  ite he happens to learn is iu the  city.    Better come back, Dave.  Charles King of Phoenix, met  with a rather painful accident on  Copper street Sunday last. He  slipped and fell, sprainiug his  ankle rather seriously. It was  thought at first his leg was broken, but Dr. Spankie was called  and found it a sprain. He returned to Phoenix the same  day.  We observe that our former  townsman, R. E. Gosnell, who  has been of invaluable service of  late years to the provincial government in all things statistical,  has become, identified with the  B. C. Development company, the1  medium through which the Canadian Pacific Railway will convert  150,000 acres of Vancouver island  forest into farm and garden lands.  "Said Pasha," which the Roscian Opera Company will present  Monday evening, December 17,  the fir-st night of their engagement, is said to be excruciatingly funny. It is the newest  addition to "the company's large  repertoire. The popular "Bohemian Girl" contains those immortal ballads, "I Dreamt I  Dwelt in Marble Halls," "Then  You'll Remember," "The Heart  Bowed Down" and "Bliss Forever  Past."  According to newspaper reports  the Bank of Montreal is showing  its4aithJn-the-smalUjo_y^s_Qf_the_  country. In Saskatoon the bank  is reported to have paid $300 per  front foot for a lot. Last week's  papers from the Okanagan show  them as purchasers of lots for  bank purposes in Enderby, Armstrong and Kelowna.  The  Boundless Boundary;   12  views of the Boundary country in  a neat letter  Frith.  card, 25c.    Coles  &  Large Crowd Present and Everybody  Had a Good Time.  Bandfair on Tuesday evening  last, at the Auditorium, uuder tbe  auspices of the Greenwood Concert Band, was au immense success.  A fine assortment of beautiful!  things had been contributed for  the event and these had been  tastefully arranged around the  hall. During the evening a lively  market therein prevailed. In one  corner about 50 sofa pillows,  ranging in value from $5 to $15,  were tastefully placed and spoke  volumes at once for the artistic  qualities and the generous instincts of the donors.  A candy booth raked in a great  many shekels, and a bean guessing contest netted a great many  quarters.  A substantial meal of brown  bread and beans, with lots of  trimmings of salads and sweets,  was served for a quarter, and the  fair waitresses were kept busy  for"several hours gratifying the  appetites of the patrons of this  attractive feature.  The speculative spirit ran high  and everybody bought chances for  everything that came along.  During the evening the band  played choice music at intervals,  and everybody appeared to have  a good time.  That so deserving a cause was  so generously patronized, and so  successfully carried out, is matter  of congratulation.  LADY POINTS THE MORAL  '.2 - 5^x* r?_i-__>. .-i_3__  _&_J6_-A^-BSV  Experience of a Prominent M. P. in  Buying ClottieS,  T. P. O'Connor, M. P., who is very  fond of experiments and chances of all  kinds, entered a small London draper's  shop in Chelsea and ordered himself a  suit of tweed The result was a suit  with delicate feminine touch everywhere perceptible���particularly in a  low-necked coat. The only person  benefitted by the transaction was the  draper. And his wife, who tells the  tale, also points the moral, "Misfits  and cheap materials are always uneconomical."  With excellent materials, chosen  with taste, the Semi-ready tailaring  has captured the fancy of men who a  few years ago, would have scoffed at  the idea of wearing a suit of clothes  made the way on.; formerly had shoes  custom made. One can buy five widths  in shoes and 175 styles���all fitting  better than custom made shoes, and the  Semi-ready tailoring idea is divided  into physique types, subdivided into  forms, and again into sizes.  P. W. George & Co. will be pleased  to show you how what "Semi-r.ady"  tailoring profits the wearer.  MEN OF HEART  JUDGE CLEMENT PROMOTED  There seems to be no doubt  that our last week's Ottawa advices relative to the promotiou of  Judge Clement were well founded.  The Judge is receiving the congratulations of his friends, which  are legion. The Judge, the dis--  trict and the bench are all honored in this appointment. Natural ability of a high order, first  class legal training and a high  type of manhood combine iu this  latest appointee to the Supreme  Court bench to make the choice  particularly happy. We trust  that the Judge may find it possible to continue his residence in  the district.  The suffering of the people of  the Northwest, consequent upon  the Lethbridge coal strike, apparently appealed more to the  men than to the management,  according to the enclosed:  Kegin.a, Sask., Dec. 3.���The follow  ing telegram has been received by the  cotninissiodcr of agriculture from Pre  inier Scott, in Indianapolis:  "Hon. W, R. Motti nrvvell, commissioner of agriculture, Regina, Sask.:  i Lethbridge strike ended and am assured  j men wili resume work on Monday. I  am convince*, that the men yielded beyond what they would have yielded  except for consideration of suff.rinj,  Saskatchewan, aud I want this fact  emphasized so the people will understand."  THE GREAT McEWEN  CANADIAN IMMIGRATION  *\ w  J&'i.  fe-      '?<,^*77   U-'-^v* ^vS?*** &  ,'��-��-_**: n>-'. rewKP  Great quantities of toys of all  kinds and description have been  gathered for out* young friends  Our   collection   is by  far  the  largest and most complete in  Greenwood,  and   indeed   few  stores in larger cities can surx  pass it,     , ,    ,  t   ���.. .       t        r  Dolls Dolls  IN GREAT VARIETY    .  Dressed Dolls    25c to $6.00  Undressed Dolls 25c to $4.50  FINE   ASSORTMENT    OF  FANCY GOODS  Genuine Ebony Toilet Setsv  Silver mountings from  $6.00 to $35.00  Military Brushes,  Manicure Sets,  --,'.-......��� "O  Brush and Comb Sets,  Jewell Boxes,  Mirrors, Sissors Sets.  Ottawa, Nov. 29.���Immigration  through ocean ports for July, August  and September was 36,353; for the same  period last year it v.as 24,321, an in  crease of 12,032. which is 49 percent.  From the United States for July.  August and September it was 13,040,  and for the same period last year 8,608,  or an increase of 4,432, or 51  per cent.  The Great McEwen gave the people  of Gieenwood two good entertainments  this week. His card tricks, his deeds  of magic^and his mesmeric feats were  a wonder and a delight. They are all  doubtless explainable, but they transcend ordinary intelligence.  To make people think they see things  they don't see, and to hear things they  don't hear, and feel things they don't  feel, is simply the result of the action  of one mind on another, but the trunk  trick must come under some other  category. To substitute a lady for a  gentlemau in a trunk locked and bound  in every direction by ropes tied by a  committee from the audience, and all  in the soace of six seconds, was a trick  that everybody was at sea on. All  that may be said is that McEwen does  the tricks and the people do the wondering and the laughing.  Gold and Silver Mountings.  Make   and   Excellent  Xmas Present*  1  BOOKSELLERS,  - STATIQXSRS  ===== OFFICE SUPPLIES. ���=  Copper St.  PhOB* 33 BOUNDARY   GREEK   Tl  In the County Court of Kale Holden at  Grand Forks  In the Matter of the Estate of  PETER GOODREAU  Oeceased.  NOTICE is hereby given that on the27th day  of November, 1906, It waa ordered by Judge-  Clement that A. C Sutton be administrator of  all and singular the estate of Peter Goodreau,  late of Carmi, B. C, deceased, intestate.  Every person indebted to the said estate is  required to make payment forthwith to the  undersigned and every person having in possession effe_ts belonging to deceased is required  to n��tify the undersigned forthwith. Every  creditor or other person having anr claim upon or Interest in the distribution of said estate  is required before the 2nd January, 1907, to send  by registered letter addressed to the undersigned, his name and address and full particulars  of his claim or interest and a statement of his  account verified by statutory declaration aud  the nature of the security (if any) held by him.  After the said 2nd day of January, 1907, the  administrator will proceed with the distribut  ion of the estate, having regard to those claim-  only of which he shall then have notice.  Dated at (.rand Forks, B. C, 12tli December,  1906.  A. C. SUTTON,  Official Administrator,  Grand Forks, B. C.  In the County Court oi Yale Holden at  Grand Forks.  In the Matter of the Estate of  C. M. STELLE  Deceased.  NOTICE in hereby given that on the 18th day  of September, 1906, il was ordered by Judge  Clement that A. C. Sutton be admiuis rator of  all and singular' the estate of C. M. Stelle, late  Greenwood, B. C, defeased, intestate.  Every person indebted to the said estate is  required to make payment forthwith to the  undersigned and every person having in possession effects belonging to deceased is required to notify the undersigned forthwith. Every  creditor or other person having any claim upon or interest in the distribution of said estate  is required before the 2nd January, 1907, to send  by registered letter addressed to the undersigned, his name and address and full particulars  of hia claim or interest and a statement of his  account verified by statutory declaration and  the nature of the security (if any) held by him.  After the said 2nd diy of January, 1907, the  administrator will proceed with tbe distribution of-the estate, having regard to those claims  only of which he shall then have notice.  Dated at Grand Forks, B. C, 12th December,  1906.  A. C. SUTTON,  Official Administrator,  Grand Forks, B. C.  In the County Court of Yale Holden at  Grand Forks.  In the Matter of the Estate of  LOUIS VERRETT  Deceased.  NOTICE is hereby given that on the 18th day  of September, 1906, it was, ordered by Judge  Clement that A. C. Sutton be administrator of  all and singular the estate of Louis Verrett,  late of Greenwood, B. C, deceased, intestate.  Every person indebted to the said estate is  required to make payment forthwith to the said  ���state is required to make payment forthwith  tothe undersigned forthwith. Every creditor  or other person having any claim upon or interest in the distribution of said estate is required before }he 2nd January, 1907, to send by  registered letter addressed to the undersigned,  his name and address and full particulars of  his claim or interest and a statement of his  account verified by statutory declaration and  the nature of the security (if any) held by him.  After the said 2nd day of January, 1907, the  administrator will proceed with the distribution of the ectate, having regard to those claims  only of.which he shall then have notice.  Dated at Grand Forks, B. C, 12th D��c��mber,  1904  '   , j A. C. SUTTON,  . Official Administrator,  Grand Forks, B. C.  THE  COPPER  HANDBOOK  (New edition issued Nov. 15, 1906)  Is a dozen books in one, covering the  history, Geography, Geology, Chemistry, Mineralogy Metallurgy, Terminology, Uses, Statistics and Finances of  Copper. It is a practical book, useful  to all >nd necessary to most meu engaged- in any branch of the Copper  Induetry.  Its facts will pass muster with the  trainee! 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 the property.  The Copper. Handbook is conceded to  be the  'Ji  The Mining Man needs the book for  the facts it gives him about mines,  mining and the metal.  Thelnvestor needs the book for the  facts it gives him about mining, mining investments and copoer statistics.  Hundred of swindling companies are  exposed in plain English.  Price is $5 in Buckram with gilt top;  $7.50 in full library morocco. Will be  sent, fiilly prepaid, on approval, to any  add res ^ ordered, and may be returned  within a week of receipt if not found  fully satisfactory.  HORACE J. STEVENS  Editor and Publisher.  453 Postoffice Block, Houghton,  Michigan.  TOOK CARBOLIC ACID  Close Call fora Lovelorn Ma den in  the Nicola Valley.  Coutlee, Dec. 6.���This part of the  Nicola valley was thrown into a state  of excitement by a series of sensational  incidents iu which Miss May, daughtet  of a prominent citizen, R C. Campbell-  Johnston, M. E., was foiled first in an  attempt to elope, and later to commit  suicide.  The family at present is residing at  Forksdale, about two miles above here.  Johnny Chapman, a respectable young  man, lives at Lower Nicola- four miles  below here. The family of Mr. Campbell- Johnston <- resided last summer at  Lower Nicola. V. hilesojourning in that  pretty burg Miss Campbell-Johnston  and Mr. Chapman met frequently in  the daily intercourse of the social life  of the village, and the usual result followed, Cupid lodging his winged shaft  through two youthful hearts. But the  course of true love does not run any  more smoothly in the Nicola valley  than elsewhere, and the big obstacle in  this case was Papa Campbell-Johnston,  who was no inconsiderable factor, being  a man of six feet and powerful in build.  But love laughs at locks and keys and  parental wrath in Nicola valley also,  as elsewhere, and Mr. Chapman determined to possess his ladylove without papa's consent if he could not haue  it, so he started for the government  agent's office at Nicola, where he intended to secure a marriage license.  WARNING HAD BEEN GIVEN.  But it is said that Mr. Campbell-  Johnston, anticipating his intention,  had telephoned down to the agent not  to issue a license. Miss Campbell-  Johnstone is a few days over 18, but  does no"- look to be that age. However,  Mr. Chapman, when he found he could  not get the license, turned and rode  back to Lower ,Nicola, twelve miles  away.  Meantime a messenger rode hotfoot  from Nicola to Forksdale and warned  the irate parent of John's movements.  Papa is said to have sworn to shoot  young Chapman on sight, and Miss  May, fearing for her lover's life, cut  through the fields, crossed the Cold-  water bridge and fled down the track  to Coutlee. Here she frantically begged  for a horse and saddle, aud barring the  saddle, a horse at any rate. Miss  Campbell-Johnston is known in the  valley as a daring rider, and had she  secured a c?_yuse, she would undoubtedly have won the race. But, alas,  there was no available horse at Coutlee.  Mrs. Richards tried to reason with  and soothe the excited girl, who was  hysterical with fright and terror for the  life of her lover, but she started down  the road to Lower Nicola on foot.  GIRL WAS  OVERTAKEN.  But Nemesis mounted will' catch the  flying fee. of love, no matter how  ardent, no matter how the anguished  heart burns to reach its goal, and  Nemesis in the^forms of Walter Clark,  provincial constable, and Johnny Murray of Nicola, well mounted, overtook  the fleeing girl at the springs, a mile  below Coutlee,wh?rethey wete speedily  joined-by��� papa,-bareheaded^and-run-  ning on foot.  The half fainting maiden was placed  on one of the horses and taken back to  her home at Forksdale. She immediately repaired to her bedroom and a  few minutes later the horrible discovery was made that in her half demented  condition of excitement anil hysteria  she had swallowed the contents of a  bottle containing carbolic acid. Swift  running messengers quickly summoned  Dr R. H. Iv. Ker from tbe construclion  hospital camp, and Dr. Tuthill from  Nicola, the former arriving first. After  two hours of desperate work on the  part of the doctors, Miss Campbell-  Johnston was pronounced out ofdanger  The young man has gone to Vancouver. His prospective father-in-law  formerly resided in the Sloean and  Boundary districts.  POLITICAL GOSSIP  V_erot--A, Dec. 8.���On the authority  of one of the ministers of the British  Columbia government, it may be said  that there is only a microscopic possibility and not the slightest probability  of an immediate dissolution of the  legislature and appeal tothe country.  Both will come, according to present  expectations, during the summer of  1907���the election about the middle of  July.  "There is no earthly reason for an  immediate dissolution and the disturbance of p"'jvinc!_l business conditions  by a premature eleetion," said a very  prominent member of the house in  close touch with the government, to  your correspondent. "I don't imagine  that anyone seriously thought of such a.  thing, although some of the newspapers  printed the 'news' with big headlines  to keep alive a .s.mWanc.* of p.">-:tical  activity. The natural life of the present parliament does not end until November next. The business ol: the  country is going on smoothly ancl with  little bona fide complaint from the  country. The only excuse there could  have been for an election just now was  the better terms issue, which Pr. mier  McBrice might possibly h,ive made  capital of had he so wished, and gone  to the country im mediately after his  return from Ottawa. That he di I not  do so is sufFicieiitcontradiction in itself  of the charge that he is trying to nake  apolitical issue out of a non-partisan  public question upon which then- are  no major differences of upiniou in the  province. You may sot it clown as  certain that there will be no election  until after another session���which may  very possibly open on Thursday, January 10. For no government in its senses  would miss the opportunity of taking  full credit ou the floor of the house for  the splendid surplus that Finance'Minister Tatlow will be able to announce  in his next budget���the largest surplus  in Brilish Columbia's history and one  making passible some very considerable expenditures ou necessary and reproductive public works in ail parts of  the province before the people are  called upon to judge the present administration upon its record. This  surplus is, of course, to a large extent  attributable to the rapid growth of  timoer revenues, which far outrun the  estimates, supplemented by the proceeds of laud sale, notably at Point  Grey, which alone brought more than  half a million to the treasury. Do you  suppose any government would miss  the chance of presenting such a surplus  showing to the house and country by  precipitating an election with nothing  to be gained?  The really spectacular feature of the  next election when it does come, is  promised by the gossips to be found in  the position of Mr. Joseph Martin.  That Mr. Martin will again be in the  field seems generally understood. And  it is given credence, at the capital that  he will make his re-entry as a leader of  a new party���the fifth organized element in the campaign. The prophets  have even gone so far as to select. Mr.  Martin's ticket for him in Vancouver,  and to announce that it will consist of  Joseph Marthi, Frederick Buscombe,  John MacMillau, Hugh B. Gilmour and  R. Turnbull.���Dailv News.  WINTER EXCURSIONS  Maritime Provinces, Ontario, Quebec  the Old Country.  The Canadian Pacific Railway announce a series of low round trip rates  first class three (3) months' limit from  Kootenays to all points in Ontario,  Quebec, Maritime Provinces and the  Old Country.  Rate from Greenwood to Toronto,  Montreal, Windsor and intermediate  points is $83.55, Halifax or St. John  in connection with ocean passages,  $94.55.  Tickets will be sold daily November  24th to December 31st.  Corresponding  rates  will be  quoted  itb"airWgteT^r=Can*^  all Kootenay stations.  This is an unusual opportunity to  visit eastern Canada or the Old Country  at Christmas at a low rate.  Detailed information sailing lists,  for ocean steamers, first class or tourist  sleeper reservations on application to  local agents, or write        .  "J. S. Carter, D. P. A.,  Nelson, B. C.  SUNDAY SERVICES-  Catholic���Church of the Sacred  Heart.���Divine service 1st, third and  fourth Stindaj* in each month. Holy  mass at 10 a. m.; vespers and benediction at 7:30 p. m.; Sunday school at  2:30 p.m. Rev. J. A. Bedard, ... M. I.,  pastor.  Anglican���St. Jude's. Rev. John  L��cech-Poller, B. D., pastor. Services  at 8 a. m., 11 a. .in. and 7.30 p. m.;  Sunday school, 2:30 p. in. All seats  free Midway, 2nd and 4t-h Sunday  each month at 3:30 p.m. Phoenix, 1st  and 3rd Sunday each month al 3:30  p. ni.  Presbyterian���St. Columba, Rev.  M. D. Mck.e, paster. Services 11 a.  m. and 7:30 p. ni.: Sunday school 2:30  p. ni.  Methodist���Rev. H. S. Hastings,  pastor Services at lla.m. arid 7:30  p. m.; Sunday school. 2:30 p. m.  BOUNDARY ORE TONNAGE.  The following table gives the ore shipments of the Boundary  1004. l'JOsatid lf,0fi.  as rcporlcd to tho Boundary Creek Times:  - 1901  231,762  1,731  99,034  802  5-0  1.076  2.250  050  MINTS.                             CAMP. 1900  Granby Wines Phoenix .   64,.->53  Snowshoe Phoenix 2')7  Mother Lode Deadwood 5,340  Bonnie Belle Deadwood    Idaho Phoenix    Brooklyn-Stemwiiidr, Phoeuix    Butcher Boy Midway    Rawhide Phoenix    Sunset Deadwood    Mountain  Rose Summit    Athelslau-Jiickpo' Well'iiif-* .u 1,200  Morrison D*vidvood    B C Mine     Sunn, it 19,494      47.405  R Bell     Summit    Emma  . Summit  Oro Denoro     Summit  Senator    Summit  Brey  Foj^'e     Summit  No.37 Summit  Reliance Summit  Sulphur King- Summit  Winnipeg- Wellington  Golden Crown.. Wellington  King Solomon W, Copper  Bip Copper W. Copper  No. 7 mine Central  City of Paris......... White's  Jewel.      ......Long Lake..  .arini West Fork   Rambler West Fork    Sally West Fork    Providence.....' Greenwood    Elkhorn Greenwood    Strathmore Greenwood    Prince Henry Greenwood    Preston Greenwood    Skylark Greenwood    Last Chance Greenwood  E P TT mine Greenwood    Eay Greenwood    Mavis Greenwood    Don Pedro Greenwood  Crescent Greenwood    Helen Greenwood    Ruby.. Boundary Falls    Republic Boundary Falls    Miscellaneous  3,230  1902  309,858  20,800  141.326  1903  393,718  71,212  138,079  ���es for 1900,1901,1902, 1903,  Past  1901        1905       ,190b       Week  549,703   G53,S89   775,314      13,539          6,-00  174,29S   174.567     94,400 480  20  7,455     15,731  1150  14,811  560  S.S30  5,646  3,339  19,365  22,937  15,537  363    2,960  32,3505   5,731 133,829    9  25,108 22,736  3,056 ' 46,148  4,747 3,263  32  1,419  3,070  3,250  1,759  4,586  796  '792  72  1,345  37,960  16,400  3,450  222  364  33  9,485 12,023  3,007 6,404  1,833   142  1,040  875.  785  625  2.435  33  150  160  665  2,000  350  482  2,060  890  586  219  993  400  79  726  325  30  32  145  770  150  20  167  52  SO  300  535  689  155  73  20  40  90  80  30  76  86  1,140  40  140  15  20  529  45  20  2.  3,456  325  500  60  750  20  500  Total tons     96,600 390,800   508,876 690,419 829,803   933,516 1101,796 17,675  Smelter treatment��� ���   -,   '  Granby Co    62,387 230.828   312,34o 401,921 596,252   687,988   800,493 13,939  B.C. Copper Co  117,611   148,600 162,913 210,484   210,830   107,869 2,902  Dominion Copper Co    132,570 30,930", 84,059   207,855 3,606  Total reduced...    62.389     343,430   460,940   697,404   837,666   982,877 1,116,218      20,447  f*t*      f*_***-_ W"*-^/^^/- f*\fm**\#/>^mfm+*ymfmt^^&  BOUNDARY DIVIDENDS.  AUTHORIZED  CAT-TAI..  SHARES.  DIVIDENDS.  -AM. OF COMPANY.  Issued  Par  Paid  1906  Total  to Date  Latest  Date  Am't  Per  Share  Cariboo-McKinney���gold.... ..  Granby-Consolidated- copper  Providence���silver    ....  S 1,250,000  15,000,000  200,000  1,250,000  1,35(1.000  40,000  $1  $100  $5  $546,837  1348,630  38,224  Feb. 1904  Sept, 1906  Sep., 1906  .04  $810,000  .30 .':.  7 .so-;  IMPORTERS  BASS ALE ON DRAUGHT  We have just received a shipment direct from Bass &  Co., Ltd,, Burton'on/Trent, England,     This is the first  shipment'ever received in the Boundary Country.  Heilborns Kings Liqueur Scotch 10 year old.  Prellers Sauternes and Burgundies,  Renaults 50 year old Brandy,  -���GrKrmumm's^: Go's {rnatnpagne���  in pints and splits,   ...  Imported and Domestic Cigars.  Greenwood Eiquor ��o  GREENWOOD  Gowns Fit Perfectly  over Knit-to-Fit Underwear. Every suit is knit all in  one piece from neck to anlcle���fits like a glove���won't  wrinkle'at the waist or bulge over the hips���and holds  its shape without stretching or shrinking.  Combination. Suits  are withont doubt the best made���and the most satisfactory���undergarments for women's winter wear.  Our trademark on each garment. Made in any size  or fabric. Send for catalogue if your dealer cannot  supply you.  THE KNIT-TO-FIT MANUFACTURING CO.  P. O. BOX 2339, MONTREAL. ;jfffiffi-*fr_^  S_^^��33Ii^.tf--.L-_--j>l  5S3_a_-as_ivaHffiii -_-.V.TqGt  ii _ : ���_.������__- c-AttT^.-C *. p ������if.'iy-  I-/  ._  1  House, sign and all exterioi and  and interior painting and d.'cor*  ating promptly done.  KJall Papering  Und KaSsom.nif iq  Send in your spring orders.  tieoJfciCbO-npson  Bo_��255, Greenwood.  Shop Government street.  oooooooooooooooooooooooooo  H. BUNTING  CONTRACTOR  AND BUILDER  Dealer   in   Sash,   Doors,  Turned ' Work and  Inside Finish,  Etc.  ESTIMATES FURNISHED.  GREENWOOD,   :   B.C.  O PHONE 65.  00000<>00000(>0000<KK>CK>00 >00  THE ORE TRAIN  S.BARRYYUIIJL  -���Ill-.'l  W,M��ii__L.N,/#  ST.   JUDE'S CHURCH,   GREENWOOD  �������aS;i_j__i'  PRACTICAL ;    WATCHMAKER  JEWELLER.  All work guaranteed  AND  GREENWOOD  \  ���7,��  ,'. _'/  HIGHLAN11 NBUY.  Ashcxoft��� C. H. Park, who firs-.:  became interested in the Ashcroft district through an article appearing in  the Journal giving a description of  some of the copper resources of thin  section, has devoted the past week to  an inspection of these deposits. He is.  very much impressed with what hi-  saw, and it is within the bounds of possibility that he may acquire some oi  the properties held locally. The lateness of the season has prevented him  from making a thorough inspection of  the 01 e bodies now being exposed. He  will, however, make this point his goal  in the early spring. The ore occurrences up Highland valley have interested him very deeply and he sincerely  regrets that he had not known of the  ore bodies here three or four months  ago.  Mr. Park is a man of very large experience and his opinion of such of  the district as he has been able to see  are corroborative of the claims of the  Journal that this district is likely to  prove one of the moist valuable copper  camps of Canada.  THE  -KANT.  Chesaw���A great chauge in the condition of affairs has taken place in  Chesaw during the past few weeks.  Stimulated by the completion of the  Gieat Northern into this section of the  country, and the purchase of the Grant  copper mines on Copper mountain by  Boundary capitalists, together with the  establishment of a steady cash grain  market here for all grain raised in the  Chesaw country, the people in all lines  show marked signs of the prosperity  for which they have been waiting for  years. The owners of mining claims  iu this district are bustling about getting their assessment work done, rejoicing over the fact that practical mining  men of prominence have at last recog  nized the good merits of Myers creek  mining district by .buying up claims in  $40,000 chunks and negotiating for  more.  RICH EUREKA.  Sandon���The Consolidated Mining  and Smelting company of Canada-  have in the Eureka, which is two miles  from town, a property which has all  the ear marks of a big mine. In No.  4 tunnel the whole face is a mass of  solid high grade steel galena. In No.  3 there is four feet, and in a winze recently started there is five feet of second class ore. An upraise to join this  winze and connect with No. 3 hvs been  begun, and there is four feet of solid  shipping ore for the distance of 50 feet  which has been driven.  WISE POWDERS.  Cobalt���A few of the Cobalt advertisements could be condenseC  into Ihe  poetic  "Open your mouth .mrt shut  your eyes, ' '  I'll (jive yon sn-iirlhin.; t.,  make you wis.. ."  ���Toronto TY'ieyi am...  STRUCK CANNEL, COAL,.  Fernie���An important   discovery of  can nel coal was recently made  on   the  SPECIAT- SERVICES..  Midnight service, l_.30',p. m.. Christ-  mas eve, 24th December, 19067-  Carol, Christmas, Westlake.  Communion service, Simper.  Carol, There Dwelt in Old' Judea,  Jackson.  Carol, Christmas Bells, Cross.  Short address.  Anthem, When Jesus Was Born,  Sin. per.  Nunc Dimmitis, Foster.  CHRISTMAS  DAY.  December 25th, 1906, 11 a. m.  Hymn No. 60, Hark, the Herald Angels Sing.  Communion Service, Simper.  Hymn No. 59, O, Come AU Ye Faithful. '  Sermon.  Anthem, Vvheu Jesus Was Born,  Simper.  Nunc Dimmitis. Foster.  MINING IN JAPAN  Mining interests in Japan are multiplying at a rate which suggests ___-  creased prosperity in the near future.  It is officially reported that about 2 p*er  cent of the total superficial area of the  Japanese empire, excepting Formosa  and Saghalien, is being prospected.  The copper output is growing rapidVy,  giving Japan fourth place among the  producing countries. In coal production Japan has jumped to the eigh-th  rank, and in petroleum it now occupies  fifth place. As a producer of sulphur  this country ranks next to Sicily amd  the United States. I^ast year Japan's  mineral production wasvalued at about  $38,000,000, while- exports were nearly  $16,000,000. In short, there is reason  to believe the mining industry of the  Mikado kingdom will show substantial  development, as many of its technical  men are putting into practice the  knowledge they have gained while visiting the United States and Europe.   .  PROFESSIONAL CARDS.  /. H. HALLETT  Barrister, Sowcitok,  Notary Ptblic.  Cable Address:       "Hallett."  I Bedford M'Neill's  Codes ���< Morelngr & Neal's-  | Leiber's  Greenwood, B. C.  J. P. McLEOD  BARRISTER AND SOLICITOR  Offices in  RENDELL BLOCK  Over Bank of Montreal  P.O. Box 31  Phone 81  GREENWOOD, B.C  J. R   BROWN,  BARRISTER AND SOLICITOR  Tel. 92. Notary Public  Offices, Wallace-Miller Block,  Greenwood, B. C.  F. M. LAMB,  Provincial Land Surveyor.  Office with F. W, McLaine.  Coppre Street. Gre enwooii, B. C  W. H. JEFFERY,  Consulting Mining Engineer.  Properties examined and  reported   on.    Will  take charg-e of development work.  Correspondence solicited.  GREENWOOD.  B.   C.  PROVINCIAL ASSAYER  Controi, and Umpire  Assays a��Specia_,ty.  iK_5~Sanip.es  received  by mail  or express assayed and returns  made next day.  CORRESPONDENCE  SOLICITED.  GREENWOOD,   y    /   B. C  pr. EDWARD BROWN  Accountant and-Auditor  Commercial and Mining Accounts  solicited! Acting secretary for Mining  Corporations. Greenwood, B. C.  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 in-  ���'" - ���      sisting on having  INB50R   f4��TE!_,  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.  FIPST CLASS CAFE, OPEN DAY AND NIGHT  u  ELKHORN" BOTTLED BEER  TEL.. 1S8  property of the Crow's Nesi P;i~s Goal  company, and General M inager Lindsay in referring to the matter, .-ai-i:  '��� We have prospected on a seam of  caunel co-il on the north side of ,Co;tl  creek at an altitude of 2,000 feet above  the tipple. Tin; scam has been opened  up for some distance and su far it gives  every indication of-'being an excellent  quality. If, upon driving a tunnel, it  maintains it- present constituent qualities, we t-h-,11 put in an aerial train  line and work it extensively. The  seam is live feet six inches thick. Can-  nel coal is practically unknown in all  the other coal bearing areas of Western Canada and the western states, ancl  it.s value for the manufacture of gas,is  very great.  COLUMBIAN COLLEGE  New Westminster. B* C.  Receives both ladies and jrentlemen as resident or day students. Has a complete bnsiness  or commercial course" Prepares students to  (rain teacher-' certificates of all grades. Gives  the four years' course for the B. A. decree, and  the first year of the of the School of Science  courfe, in affiliation with Toronto University.  Hag a special "Prospectors' Course" for miners  who work in B. C  Instruction is also given iu Art, Mu.;c, Physical Culture and Elocution.  aTerm opens September 17.1906. For calendar,  ���tc-.e-Mrw. COLUMBIAN COLLEGE.  .-=,���__. _j._._^g.^--y^-g'jjj-jjjgygp^^ceafone^which'mEkcs^chappcd^TH"  hands a source of grave trouble to housewives and outdoor workers; it is the danger of festering and inflammation.  Irritation, swelling, cracks or  scaling roughness round about the  knuck'es and the back of the hand are serious, and the greatest promptitude should be exercised in treating wilh Zam-Buk.  The affected part should be cleaned of any dirt    Then gently anoint  with Zam-Buk, smearing with the fingers or spreading on clean linen.  Zam-Buk will soothe the irritation, and finally completely end lhe inflammation and pain.  Swellings will go down, and over the raw surfaces Zam-  Buk will GROW NEW HEALTHY SKIN.   Hands soft, strong and white  are possessed by those who use Zam-Buk regularly during the winter.  POSTAL FACILITIES  Parcels up to five pounds in weight,  and with a size limit of thirty i..che_  in length and one foot in width and  depth, are now handled by the postal  service of the dominion. The further  extension of the work of the post office  department to include a postal express,  service for the prompt handling of  miscellaneous parcels will be in line  with the development of the postal  service which has gone on steadily  since the Liberal government tool-  office at Ottawa, enlarging- its usefulness to the public in many ways. It  will be a natural extension of the  governmental service already carried  on by the post office department. It  will not necessitate thectealion of new  machinery, nor the organization of a  new force of public service empkyees.  There can be no question of the public  aatisfaction with this promised estab.  liohment of an added public utility.  CONVINCING TESTIMONY  Mrs. H. H. Rankin, of Appin, Ont. says: " My hands  had big crackson them which caused me such pain 1 could  hardly work. Whenever I tried to nut them near water  the.' would smart and bu<n as if I had scalded then .  The- -U not seem to be benefited b. anything 1 true!  until Zam-Buk. was introduced. To my great-, pleasure  within a very short time Zam-Buk closed up the .racks  and healed the sore place. My hands are now white a:d  smooth. Ireci rnmended Zam-Buk to ii friend who had a  sor- tinker, and it cured that, too. I think it a sp'cn'M  household ointment."  SKIN   RASH  AND ECZEMA  CURED.  of the wonderful healinz qualities of Zara-l.uk, I thought  I would try it, as I had been greatly annoyed for some  time with an itching, irritating skin rash on both arms.  I had tried various remedies, but failed to lind a peruia-  nentcure. Isont for a supply of Zatn-iiukaml begun u_ini<  it. The results were si satisfactoiy that I persevere-, ami in two weeks' time,  through dady application of the balm on uiy arms, the rash was completely  removed, i found Zam-Buk, when applied to the skin, to be mo-L soothing ��nd  to relieve the itching and irritation almost instantly. I have had no i rouble  since from skin eruptions, so I am fully convinced Zam-Kuk permanently cures."  Mr. M. Jones, of Tavistock, says: " I haj! .cz'nin for four years and painful  scalp sores. Zam-Buk cured nie of ! oth, ulthough everything ��� l>e I had tried complexly failed." o  Zam-Buk cures cuts, bruises, bums, seal.., eczema, i/implr-. ru ;.7_ ...Tt-.p-.i-o id wounds, sore feet, j  abscesses, boil-, -itiu-v.-rin, sore Vacks, icrofula, itch, sore !  .seased conditions . I i":���-- s'-i:*. rubbed in over the parts affceed. I  % It also cures rheumatism, sciatica, iieuraigi:;, cic.    From all _ u^q7*->. -j'-. per  , Colborne St., Tcro-to, upon leceipt of price.    6 boxes for S-.50.  I] festering wres, piles, bad leg, diseased ankles,  " breasts, barber's rash, and all injured or diseas.  is, cr f.om Zam-Buk J  ^FRESHEST BREAD  Cakes, Buns and Pastry  always on hand. We also  carry a first class stock of  Staple Groceries.   :   :   :  Vienna  A- SAKRIS, Proprietor.  Phone B 28.  Synopsis of Canadian Homestead  Regulations.  ANY available Dominion Lands within the  Railway Belt in British Columbia, may  be homesteaded by any person, who is the sole  head of a family, or any male over 18 years of  age. to the extent of one-quarter section of 160  acres, more or less.  ���Entry must be made personally at the local  land office for the district in which the land is  situate.  The homesteader is required to perform the  conditions connected therewith under one of  the following plans:  (1) At least six month.' residence upon and  cultivation of the land in each year for three  years.  (2) If the father (or mother, if the father is  deceased), of the homesteader resides upon a  farm in the vicinity of the land entered for, the  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 the vicinity of his homestead, the. requiremeats as to  es idence may be satisfied by residence'upon  the said land.  Six months' notice in writing should be given  to the Commissioner of Dominion Lands at  Ottawa of intention to apply for patent.  Coal lands may be purchased at $10 per acre "���  for soft coal and $20 for anthracite. Not more  than 320 acres can. - be acquired bv one individual or companv. Royalty at the rate of ten-  cents per ton of 2,00 poundP shall be collected.  on the gross output.  *W. "W. CORY,  Deputy of the Minister of the Interior  N.B.���Unauthorized publication of thia ad.  vertisement will not be paid for. 32-59  'THE MILWAUKEE*  "The Pioneer Limited," St.  Paul to Chicago, "Short Line"  Omaha to Chicago. "{Southwest Limited," Kansas City  to Chicago.  No tlalns in the service on any railway  In the world that equals In euulptnent  tbat of the  Chicago, Milwaukee &  St Paul Railway  They own and operate their own  sleeping and dining cars on all their  trains and give their patrons an excellence of service not obtainable elsewhere. Berths on their sleepers are  longer, higher and wider than in similar  cars on any other-line. They protect  their trains by the Block system.  For further information call <y> vour '  local ticket agent, or  H. S. ROWE. Genera! Agent.  ���'134 Third hvenue.  P.inland. Ore.  R. L. FORD, Commercial Agent"   :_6__L__Jy.?_f.ld______.'.<__i._  Spok.ine, Wash  THE  COPPER  HANDBOOK  (New edition issued Nov. 15, 1906)  Is a dozen hooks in fine, covering lhe  history, Geography, Geology, Chemistry, Mineralogy Metallurgy, Terminology, Um.'s, Statistics and Finances of  Copper. It i.s a practical book, useful  to all and necessary to most met. engaged in any "branch of the Copper  Indui'try.  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 Eng*  ���ish 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 the property.  The Copper Handbook is conceded to  be the  '.  The Mining Man needs the book for  the facts it gives him about mines,  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 Pu blither.  453 Postoffice Block, Houghton,  Mich-gas. MmmtmmmmmmmMmWi  Carge Assortment of English  Silver Plated floods  In Lunch and Breakfast Cruets, Toast Racks, Marma***  lades, Butter Dishes, Sugars and Creams^ Biscuit Jars,  Salad and Preserve Dishes, and many more pieces too  numerous to mention.  All the latest designs in Japanese Chinaware in  Cups and Saucers, Sugars and Creams. Salad Dishes,  Chodolate Jars, Tobacco Jars, Biscuit Jars, Jardineres,  etc.  Gold Traced Victor Stock Pattern Always in Stock I  10 PIECE TOILET SETS  97, 102, 116 PIECE DIN  FROM  NER SETS FROM  $3.50 to$ 10,00  $10.00 to $40.00  The  Russell-Law-Caulfield, Co. Lt(L  Hardware  Furnishings  Groceries  ���������*-/  CHURCH SEXTON'S STORY  How Bileans Restored Him After Long  Suffering trom Billiousness Head-  actfe and Liver Trouble.  Mr. John J. Wilson, sexton of, the  Church of Messiah, Toronto, and living at 63 Wickson avenue, has recently  told a press representative how Bileans  cured him of chronic biliousness, dizziness and liver troubles.  Mr. Wilson says: "Practically from  boyhood I have suffered from biliousness and liver anl stomach troubles,  and only recently I was cured by Bileans. After eating food I would have  acute pain until I vomited. Headache  troubled me very much, sometimes so  bad that I could hardly see. At other  times there would seem to be a rush of  something to my head. I should turn  dizzy and I have even fallen down in  the street. The biliousness was so bad  that for long periods at a time I have  -.been-unable_to_take_food,^Bileans_\yere  recommended to me, and I gave them  a fair trial. To my delight they were  equal to my case, and after a short  course they cured me completely. 1  now enjoy the best of health, and am  free entirely from the ailments which  caused me such acute suffering for so  long. Bileans are worth their weight  in gold,"  Bileans are altogether different to  ordinary medicine. They are compounded from vegetable essences and  are free from alcohol, bismuth, mercury, or any of the harmful mineral  ingredients and-poisons found in so  n��any   liver  and   stomach    remedies.  They have the support of many eminent scientists and' are frequently  prescribed as a cure for constipation,  piles and stomach, liver and intestinal  diseases generally. They also cure  female ailments and irregularities,  headache, debility, dizzy spells, heartburn, palpitation, heat flushes, etc. As  a general tonic they are unequalled as  a family remedy. All druggists sell  them at SO cents a box, or post free  from the Bilean Co., Toronto, upon  receipt of price.    Six boxes for S2..S0.  ALBERTA'S FORESIGHT  The Alberta government does not  make much noise, but it keeps on doing  things. It has a telephone policy, which  has no resemblance, however, to the  Roblin government's scheme. The  Alberta government, having decided  that publicly owned telephones were  desirable, has begun, without ostentation or any fuss and feathers, to build  telephone.lines.^ Ti'he.first line-isnow  actually under construction between  Calgary and Banff; and the second line  between Edmonton and Iyloydminster  is to be begun in the near future.  Other lines are to be built as speedily  as possible; and later they will be  linked together.  Xmas cards and Burnt Leather  Xmas Post Cards at McRae Bros.  4&g��0>k BOUNDARY   VALLEY   LODGE  '^Hl^" No. 3 8.1. 0. 0. F.  Meets  every   Tuesday Evening at 8 00 in the  I. <_. O. F. HaU.    A cordial tuvi tation is ex  tended to all sojourning .rethern.  D. McGLAbHAN, S. E. BELT,  N. G. Rec.-Sec  I*"-  Chrysanthemums  t  1  Chrysanthemums !  We wish to .announce to our patrons and customers  that we now have nearly 20,000 feet under glass  ... in ...  Chrysanthemums,   Carnations,    Pot Plants,  Lettuce, Etc.  and are prepared co give you the best.    If you are  interested write  for prices.    Mail orders promptly  attended to.  FRACHE BROS.  PAY ORE COLUMN  The Sally, of Beaverdell, is  shipping* another car of ore.  Going down, down, down, and  all the way on ore in the Crescent.  Only about 25 feet remain to  be completed on tlie Prince Henry  contract.  ' The E. P. U. tunnel is now in  about 216 feet. The formation  is changing, granite coming in.  The Golconda tunnel contract  nears completion. Will it-reach  the ore body? Everybody hopes  so.  How does this sound? An assay value of $2,901.40 per ton for  quite a percentage of the recent  car shipment from the Mavis.  The Skylark, at the bottom of  its new shaft, has struck the ore  body, the diamond drill having  located the vein rich and strong.  Between this and the end of the  year the Skylark will ship three  cars of ore, one of first to Nelson  and two of second to the Granb}*.  The tunnel being run on the  Rambler at Beaverdell, to catch  the ore at greater depth, encountered the lead at the point expected  a hundred feet from the portal.  A fine new rawhide trail has  been completed down Dry creek,  and ore shipping will be resumed  in the near future.  Harry H. Shallenberger,. manager of the Alliance Gold Mining  company, with headquarters at  Minneapolis, placed an order  Wednesday last with E. G. Warren for a 20-horseppwer electric  Denyer hoist. The hoist is to be  delivered March 1st. Work will  be started on the company's property, the Moreen, in Deadwood  camp, on February 1st, next, and  things gotten in order for the  plant's installation. The company will put a compressor on the  property in the early spring and  vigorously prosecute develop  ment. ����  Try This for Youf Cough.  To relieve a cough or break up a cold  in twenty-four hours, the following  simple formula, the" ingredients of  which can be obtained of any good  prescription druggist at small cost, is  all that will be required: Virgiu Oil  of Pine (Pure), one-half ounce; Glycerine, two ounces; good Whisky, a half  pint. Shake well and take in teaspcon*  ful doses every four hours. Thedesited  results caa not be obtained unless the  ingredients are pbre. It is therefore  better to purchase the ingredients separately and prepare the mixture yourself. Virgin Oil ot Pine (Pure) should  be purchased in the original half ounce  vials, which druggists buy for dispensing. Each vial is securely sealed in  a round wooden cas�� which protects  the Oil irom exposure to light. Around  the wooden case is an engraved wrapper with the name���"Virgin Oil of  Pme (Purey''7^plainly printed thereon.  There are many imitations and cheap  productions of Pine, but these only  create nausea, and.never effect the  desired results, 11-24  THE B.'C PERMANENT  The B. C. Permanent Loan arid  Savings company, which has a  number of "stockholders in Greenwood and vicinity, and which has  been instrumental in assisting a  large number of people locally to  build homes, is.making a wonderful record. Those most intimately  acquainted with the company's  history and results are the most  anxious to increase their holdings  in the concern. Recently a new  issue of shares, Class A, were put  on the market and the officers and  directors were the first subscribers., The directors are greatly  pleased with the fact that the  ci_ss "C" accumulative stock is  maturing right on the time originally estimated. The second  series of class "C" stock matured  on November 30th, and cheques  were sent to the fortunate holders  for the full amount invested and  8^ per cent monthly compound  interest. Most of the holders" returned their cheques in payment  of permanent stock, which they  are now purchasing.  Grand Forks  Telephone B 20  Florists  p. o.  Columbia,    B. C.  PLACE YOUR CHRISTMAS  ORDER  NOW  Care for Sore Nipples.  As soon as the child is done nursing  apply Chamberlain's Salve. Wipe it  off with a soft cloth before allowing  the child to nurse. Many trained  nurses use this with the best results.  Price 25 cents per box. For sale by aU  dVugig-Uta.  FOR  LADIES, MISSES AND CHILDREN  Watson's unshrinkable Underwear that will not  shrink, and Underwear that will wear. We are absolutely complete in all prices and grades.  Ladies' knit to fit Combination Underwear, absolutely the best on the market.    We have them,  Hunter-Kendrick Co.9 Ltd.  'The Big Store"  & ty ty ty ty ty ty ty ty ty ty ty ty ty ty ty ty ty ty tytytytytytyft  ty  ty  ty  ALE*  ty  ty  ty  ty  ty  ty  ty  ty  ty  ty  Nice convenient cottage in 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  in, $500.   Houses, rooms, cabins and shacks in all parts of  the town to rent. ' 7    ��� _   .-    ',  Mines, Stocks, Real Estate and Insurance.  ty  ty  ty  ty  ty  ty  ty  ty  ty  ty  I Bealey Investment & Trust Co., Ltd. %  ty GEO. R. NADEN, Manager ' ty'  ty P. 0. Box 126. BROKERS Greenwood, B. C ty  ^ ty ty ty ty ty ty ty ty ty ty ty ty ty ty ty ty ty ty ty ty ty tytyty#  r  FRESH OYSTERS,      HOT TAMALES  SPRING CHICKEN  In fact everything in season is served at    .  THE   PACIFIC   CAFE  ^  LUNCH COUNTER  Open at all Hours.  Prompt Service.  L  moore & Mcelroy,  Proprietors.  J  ���s-**��k~:-*��>**-*>4-^  IfAll suit  It is time you were placing- vour order for Your  7FAkIrand-W-NTER-SUITr   We have them in the best patterns and weights  ever brought into this district.  OUR   PRICES   ARE   SURE   TO    PLEASE.  The Tailor.  I W. ELSON.  I  Copper  Street.  y  y  y  y  y  y  y  y  y  y  ty  y  y  y  y  y  y  y-  y  y  .  _  ���MKK**-��'K''-*,W-***>*^^  Turm  mm  "/- ���������������ficfWivw  V'V^-^^te -  OJJ  Solid Oak  Dressers  !  " ;'-j-"' '--ifi  ���7\ .!���;!;*�� For beauty, style, dura-  !'-kJ\$ bility    'and     usefulness  7;;7.1 combined   with   moder-  .i.,^..  ���I ate price our  I Dressers, Stands, Sideboards, Dining  Room Tables and Chairs  have no superior.  We are leaders in Furniture. X  T. M. GULLEY <3 CO.     J  X  Furniture Dealers and Undertakers.   Greenwood and Midwaay.      I  ;_.��_  1?  ir

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