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Vol. I.'
Grand Forks and Columbia, B. C.   Friday, October 31, 1902.
The Transformers for the
Branch Power line Have
.   Been Procured,
Present indications point to an early
resumption of operation of all the
idle machinery at the Granby smelter. Yesterday morning Chief Electrician Lane started out on a quiet
hunt for transformers, the only
thing lacking to have the power
line ready to transmit electricity
to the smelter within a week, and
this evening word was received from
Phoenix that his quest had been
successful.
The transformers for use at the
company's mines at Phoenix are
already on the ground, and it has
been decided to bring them to this
city and install them on the branch
line to the smelter. The ones ordered for this place will be sent to
Phoenix on their arrival. .Aasteam
is still the motive power at the
mines, this change will not curtail
the ore output.
This arrangement will enable the
smelter to start operations in full
blast inside of two weeks. The
future is bright.
/Road Improvements—Wendesday
morning work was commenced clearing and grading the road frorp the
city to the Columbia street bridge.
At present Foreman Disbrowe has
a force of 1,5 men, which will be increased to 20 as soon as more tools
can be procured. The grade will be
raised to an average height of three
feet, necessitating the moving of
about 4000 yards of dirt. It is estimated that it will take two weeks
to complete the work. The men are
paid $3.00 per day, nine hours constituting a day.
Musical Anniversary Social—
Knox Presbyterian church congregation will hold a musical anniversary social on Monday night at 8
o'clock, to which the friends of the
congregation are cordially invited.
An offering will be made at the door.
Following is the program:
Pastoral address—Rev. Robertson.
Musical selection—Choir.
Historical sketch—K. M. "Stephen.
Song, "Out on the Deep"—W.
B. Bishop.
Address—Rev. J. A-. G. Calder.
Reading—T. H. Ingram.
Duet—John Donaldson and Geo.
Ewing. v
Address—Rev. Dr. Wright.
Song, selected—Mrs. D. D. Munro.
Refreshments.
The Twin Cities Celebrated
the Lifting ofthe Injunctions.
"This increases the value of Grand
Forks and Columbia property 25
per cent,"
Thus commented a prominent
business man on reading the special
dispatch to The Sun last Tuesday,
convoying the intelligence that the
railway committee of the privy council at Ottawa had granted the application of the V., V. & E. railway to
cross the Hot Air road and the C.
P. R., and build a four mile spur
into the Granby smelter, as well as
the extension of the main line to
Phoenix, Greenwood and Midway.
And the man was right.
Immediately on receipt of the
news the fire bells were rung, and
bonfires sprang up as if by magic
in all parts of Grand Forks and Columbia, and blazed until a late
hour. The jollification was heartily
entered into by every one, and
showed beyond a doubt the sentiment of the people of the community.
M. E. Churoh Services—At the
Methodist church next Sunday, at
10 a. m., the quarterly love feast
will be observed. Rev. J. B. Betts,
pastor, will take for his morning
subject, "The Hiding Place of the
Soul." in the evening his theme
will be, "The Lamp," being the
third of a series of sermons on the
elements of citizenship. At thd
close of the morning services the
Sacrament of the Lord's Supper
will be observed.
Anniversary Services — Knox
Presbyterian church will hold anniversary services on Sabbath, Nov. 2,
in commemoration of its organization three years ago. Rev. , Dr.
Wright, of Nelson, B. G, wiil preach
both morning and evening. Appropriate music will be rendered by the
choir. Morning anthem, "He Will
Forgive''; evening anthem, ' 'Come
Unto Me." Mrs. D. D. Munro will
also sing "Just for Today" at the
evening service.
Second Crop—On several previous occasions we have referred to the semi-tropical climate
of Grand Forks. And here | is another instance worthy of notice:
Last Sunday John Barrett, foreman
Clarendon Restaurant
No^7
...AND...
ALBERTA HOTEL
Miss Ida Tenkate, Prop.
First-Class Board and Neatly
Furnished Rooms at
Moderate Prices.
Cafe.—Riverside and Bridge
Hotel—Riverside Avenue
Under One Management.
of the Granby smelter, had on his
dinner menu card a shortcake made
from a second crop of strawberries.
Lord's Day Alliance—The executive of the Grand Forks branch
of the Lord's Day alliance will meet
in Knox Presbyterian church on
Thursday evening, Nov. 6.
Loan Companies—F. M. Holland,
of the Dominion Loan & Trust company, Toronto, arrived in the city
last Wednesday, accompanied Edwin Davey, late manager of the Provincial Loan & Trust company,
which was recently absorbed by the
former  company.     They   left  for
Vancouver yesterday.
The Evening Sun is the only
paper published in Grand Forks
that prints all the local news.
Klondike pool table. Only one
in city.   Grand Forks hotel.
The only place in town
where yon can buy
GANONGS NOTED
G. B. CHOCOLATES
McCormick's Famous
Maracaibo Chocolates
Pipe*, Tobacco*, Etc.
Alii*
I Leading Brands of Cigars
DONALDSON'S
Phone 64
Epps' Gocoa
>s
The Most
Nutritious
Grateful-Comforting   Breakfast-Supper
FRANK    MILLER
GENERAL TRANSFER AND DRAYAGE
Good Dry Wood Delivered to
Any Part of the City.
PHONE «4
GRAND FORKS AND COLUMBIA, B. C.
Eaatman Kodaks
and Plate Cameras'
We can do your Developing and
Printing for you.
H. E. Woodland & Co.
Drugnlatat THE  EVENING SUN
Published Every Tuesday and Friday Evenings at Grand Forks and Columbia, B.C., by
O. A. EVANS
SUBSCRIPTION RATES:
One Year $2.00 I Three Months.
Six Months  1.00 | One Month	
.$ .50
Advertising rates furnished on applloatioi
Legal notloes, 10 and 5 cents per line.
Address all communications to
    The Evening Sun, Columbia,R. C.
bVPhoM 55.
FRIDAY, OCTOBER 31,  1902.
We have not the space in this is-1
sue to comment at length on the
good news receivedj from Ottawa
last Tuesday. But our views in the
are well known. The result of the
meeting of the railway committee
shows what can be accomplished by
a united effort. Had The Sun not
stirred the citizens to action about a
month ago the V:, V. & E. might
have been kept out of the city in
definitely.
I.\ discussing the Hon. A. G
Blair's visit to British Columbia, the
Toronto Globe says:
The board of trade of Victoria, in
their  memorial to the Hon. A. G.
Blair, minister   of  railways,   laid
much stress on thc necessity of new
railways   for   the   development  of
British Columbia.    In reference  to
the Yukon they said: "Owing to the
fact  that the only railway route to
the  Yukon  is from a point in the
possession of the United States, the
British Columbia cities have   been
greatly hampered in their competition   for jjthe   trade of that part of
Canada.    Moreover, the White Pass
& Yukon route being in part outside
the jurisdiction of Canada, it is not
possible for the government to  exercise  fully   that   control of rates
which is desirable in the interest of
general   business."    Mr. Blair,   in
his answer to the memorial, and afterward   in   an address to the Vancouver   Liberal    association,   went
pretty   fully into the railway question.    As to the Yukon railway, he
snid   that a Canadian railway had
been proposed by the Liberal   government.     "The   proposition   was
met with the most bitter hostility on
the   part   of the Conservatives in
Canada, and when they failed in the
house of commons to impress their
views and objections to the scheme
upon   that   branch of parliament,
they transferred their efforts to the
other  chamber, where there was a
majority of Conservatives, and succeeded in defeating the project, and
prevented the construction of a railway upon the terms and conditions
we  had arranged.    What has been
. the result?   A iarge measure of the
trade   which would have been ours
has passed into other hands.    It has
built up Seattle as nothing else   has
since   it  was a town, and while we
are now gaining upon them, there is
no ground for confidently believing;
that we are gaining quite so much
as we are told.    But whether we are
slightly or  moderately  advancing
upon our opponents in trade in the
United States, we are all events only
in control of a portion of the traffic,
the whole of which I believe would
legitimately belong to us under  the
conditions we were arranging."
Mr. Blair expressed his strong desire for the development of   British
were being asked for all over tha
country; the government must use
prudence in drawing on the public
exchequer for subsidies. His own
ideal was a transcontinental government railway, and he was not sure
even now the idea was fanciful or
chimerical. The task of providing
railways for Canada was a formidable one.
We  are  only five millions of
people, vested, in a  general  sense,
with a vast,  almost  immeasurable
heritage, a heritage filled with  untold and unexcelled resources. There
is np country where the soil is more
fertile than it is in millions of acres
in   Canada,   wMich the plough has
not  yet  touched,- and which man
has not yet invaded.    Railways are
j necessary to open up these great fertile tracts.    If we are to   invite the
people from the   world   outside  to
immigrate here, they have a right to
expect that the government can assure them the means of  transportation.    That  means  a great many
railways in many parts of   Canada,
and we feel as a government that we
have ample justification in going to
all reasonable lengths to meet tnis
need.    The tide of immigration   is
just   setting   in full and strong towards Canada, particularly ftom the
south, and I believe the time is near
when there will be a greater immigration than ever before to Canada
from the mother land.    This influx
of settlers must bring its problems.
It means an increase of soil productions, and necessarily  a means of
transport.    We cannot long remain
content   with   only one transcontinental line.    I am ambitious myself
It Is Reported That the Snow-
shoe People Have Decided
in Favor of This City.
A report was circulated on the
streets late this evening that a cablegram had been received from London by a prominent business man,
stating that the Snowshoe directors
had  not  only  decided  to build a
It is reported that the material
for the V, V. & E. depot in this
city is being loaded on flatcars at
Marcus.
The Fraternal Order of Eagles
gave a successful smoker in Federal
Union hall last night.
The Columbia school trustees will
meet next Wednesday evening.
Henry White will leave for his
home in Spokane tomorrow.
The Branch Power Line—The
branch pole line from the high tension line of the Cascade Power &
  Light    company  to   the  Granby
smelter in Grand Forks, but that the smelter has practically been corn-
work of construction would be com-1 pieted. The plant at Cascade
monced soon. ' >vill, it is stated, will be finished to
morrow night. The transformers
for use at the smelter have not yet
arrived, but an effort is being made
to obtain them from another company for temporary use.    If this ar-
TOPICS OF THE TOWN
at present in Vancouver.
,-- ""V-"1!     v.- A. Stratton returned from Ta-
liKE°       ntt aWa;yi Jt ""H-00"* ,a8t Wednesday,
come fast enough to satisfy me, and ' y
His Lordship, Bishop Dontenville,
of New Westminster, arrived in the "    '        .        „  ,     ..
.,,,,,,_,      . , rangement can made, the company
city last Monday from Phoenix, and    .„ •     u,   . , .
..,,,,   ,_,,,. will be able to commence supplying
visited with the Catholic congrega-  ,,        ..r,        ... , ,     :'
., ,ir ,     ,        .     ,     f.   tne  smelter with 'power about ten
tion until Wednesday, when he left   ,      t
,    _,     ,     ,     T, ' ' , ,    days from now.
for Cranbrook.    He will return   to '
Grand Forks on the 8th  prox., and I
will conduct services in the Catholic     The Evening Sun job department
church on the 9th. j is the best equipped in the   Boun-
It is reported that J. H. Kennedy, ' d&rJ {o? P™tin& "eat  PamPhlet»
...      f , ,     .,■■*»■' V ™'.,   and price   lists.    Our material   is
chief engineer of the V., V. & E. is
new.
A new broom sweeps clean.
Sll
Columbia,   but   said that railways
I am doing all I can in my small
way, without public pretence about
it, to insure its construction. There
are young men, and pernaps middle-
aged men, who are listening to me,
who will see three or four transcontinental lines running through Canada. And they will not see more
than enough. Railways will be
burdened with the enormous products which the earth will yield, and
in order that the best results may
follow from that, it is unquestionably necessary that the rates which
obtain for the transport of these
products should be as low as possible."
The minister pointed out also that
Mr.   Hill,   the   American rnilway
magnate, was greatly   interested  in
British Columbia railways, and was
prepared, under certain cohditions,
to   build   without government aid
from the Dominion or the province.
It will be seen by Mr.. Blair's speech
that although the   government railway is his own ideal, he is not going
to stand in the way of other means
promoting    railway    development.
And if we are not ready for government railways, we surely ought not
to give the cold shoulder to men who
are   ready   to build railways with
their own money.    British Columbia would have a fair right to complain   of   such a policy.    It would
have a right to say:   "Either let the
Americans come in and  build railways  for us,   or build them yourselves."   As  a matter of fact, the
notion of cutting off British Columbia from the United States is as futile as it is unjust.    Nobody dreams
of trying to enforce such a policy in
the  east,   and   it would not be attempted in the west if British   Columbia   had  50 representatives in
parliament,   as   it will have some
day.
'!(
For a First-class Shave,
„   ,       ,       ! LIU HfLi Shampoo or an Up-to-
A number of crosswalks have been Date Professional Hair-Cut go  to
put in on Winnipeg avenue during prof. DeLeon's O. K. Barber Shop,
the past week. Bridge Street, Grand Forks.
RENDELL & CO.
NEW
NEW
GOODS
GOODS
This Week We Place in Stock
Flannelettes _ _ |_.    /^/T — rJt I Double-width Eider
at 8c, 10c & 12II "JJC yd     down Flannels . . .
French   Flannels—All
Latest Ideas	
the
75c yd
$iyd
Frida^ is Always Bargain Day
at This Store.
Rendell & Co.
NEXT TO
POST OFFICB
Grand Forks
Riverside Nurseries
The Evening Sun is the only
paper published in Grand Forks
that prints all the local news.
GRAND FORKS,:B. C,
[   Martin Burrell, Prop.
Maples, Elms, Linden, Mountain
Ash, Catalpas, Cut-Leaf Birch.
A full line of Flowering Shrubs, including French and
Persian Lilacs, Hydrangeas, Snowballs, Spireas, Roses, etc.
Specially selected strain of Lawn Grass Seed.
Fruit Trees, Berry Bushes, Strawberry Plants,
Asparagus Roots. Vegetable and Flower Seeds
at my store, next to Biden's Opera House.J
CAREFUL ATTENTION GIVEN TO ALL ORDERS
V. a N. PHONE as
H.  Tv.   NEWETT
EXPRESS AND LIVERY
>ot
All Kinds oflTeamlnrfDone.
ng|Uone. Rigs c
r.»Av» Drrlam at I Eraser's Drug Store, Grand Forks,!
Leave Orders at j Hod80n., Store> Columbia, or
Rips of>H Kinds for Hir»
RING UPSTABLB.PHONB B. *
'  ■Mwisisujsju.i.i1" d
WHY GO EAST
Over the sun-burned, sage brush
and alkali plains, when you may
just as well take a delightful, cool
and comfortable ride through the
heart of the Rocky Mountains in
view of the grandest scenery on the
American continent?
This you can do by travelling on
the Rio Grande system, the far-
famed "Scenic Line of the World,"
the only transcontinental line passing through Salt Lake City, Glen-
wood Springs,- Leadville, Colorado
Springs and Denver enroute to eastern points.
Three daily express trains make
close connections with all trains east
and west, and afford a choice of five
distinct routes of travel. The equipment of'these trains is the' best, including free reclining chair cars,
standard and tourist sleepers, a per-
lect dining car service, and also
personally conducted excursion cars,
each in charge of a competent guide,
whose business is to look after the
comfort of his guests. No more
pleasant and inexpensive means of
crossing the continent can be found
than is provided by these excursions.
For additional details address J.
D. Mansfield, Gen. Agt., Rio Grande
Lines,  No. 124 Third Street,  Port
land, Ore.
CHURCH  DIRECTORY
KNOX PRESBYTERIAN CHURCH, Grand
Forks—J. R. Robertson, B.A., pastor,
servioes every Sunday at 11 a.m. ard 7:30
p.m.: Sunday school and Bible olass, 2 p.
in.; Y. P. M., Tuesday, 8 p.m.
COLUMBIA PRESBYTERIAN CHURCH-
.1. A. G. Calder, pastor—Servioes every
Sunday at 11 a.m. and 7:30 p.m.; Sunday
sohool and Bible olass at 2.80 p. m.
BAPTIST CHURCH, Columbia - Rev.
Ralph Trotter, pastor; preaching service at lla,m. every Sunday; Sunday
school at 3 p.m.; all are welcome.
FIRST METHODIST CHURCH, corner
Main and Fifth streets—J. F. Betts, pastor; services every Sunday at 11 a.m.
aud 7.30 p.m.; class meeting it close of
morning service; Sunday school and
Bible class at 8 p.m.; prayer meeting
every Wednesday evening at 8 o'clock.
The publio is cordially invited.
NOTICE.
NOTICE is hereby given that I intend,
after SO days, to apply to the Commissioner of Lands and Works for a License
to prospect for coal anil oil on the Henry
White coal claim, consisting of 840 acres,
situated on the west side of the west fork
of the North Fork of Kettle river, about
60 miles northerlv from the city of Grand
Forks, B. C. Location post is situated at
the northcastcorner, which is about 50
feet east of the ejmt bank of said river,
claiming 80chains west; thence 80 chains
south; thence 80 chains east; thence80
chains north to point of beginning.
Dated on the ground this 12th day of
June, 1902.
Hbnby White, Looator.
E. W. Liljeghan, Agent.
NOTICE.
NOTICE is hereby given that I intend,
after 30 eays, to apply to the Commissioner of Lands and Works for a License
to prospect for coal and oil on the E. W.
Liljegran coal olaim, consisting of 640
acres, situated on the west side of the
west fork of the North Fork of Kettle
river, about 61 miles northerly from the
city of Grand Forks, B.C.. Locution post
is situated at the northeast corner, which
is about 75 feeteast of the eust bank of
said river, claiming 80 chains west; thenoe
80.chains south; thence,80 chains east;
thence 80 chains north to point of beginning.
Dated on the ground this 12th day of
June, 1902.
E. W. LiIjJKgjkan, Looator.
N
NOTICE.
OTICE is hereby given that I intend,
after 80 days, to apply.to the Commissioner of Lands and Works for a License
to prospeot for eoal and oil on the CI, F.
Harrigan eoal claim, consisting of 640
acres, situated on the west side of the
west fork of the North Fork of Kettle
River, about 59 miles northerly from the
city or Grand Forks, B.C. Location post
is situated at northeast corner, running
80 chains west; thence 80 chains south;
thenoe 80 chains east; thence 80 chains
north to point of beginning.
Dated on the ground  this 4th  day of
June, 1902.
C. F. Habbioan, Locator.
'■  C. W. Habbioan, Agent.
Hay,
McCallum
&
Wright
Mining and   Real
Estate Dealers
u •
to
Lots Fob Sale in All
Parts of the City.
Choice Garden Lands
at Low Prices.
MONEY TO LOAN
COLUMBIA, B. C.
The Windsor
Grand Forks, B. C.
Only the best
WINES, LIQUORS AND CIGARS
Carried ■>
N.    Taylor,   Prop.
Rose Hill Dairy
UEO. W. FLOYD
Milk and Cream
Delivered to all parts of
Grand Porks and Columbia.
PHONE ORDERS
Promptly
Attended to.
PHONE   Clo6
COLUMBIA
A City of Beautiful Environments, Healthful
Climate and Bountiful Resources-Civic
Improvements, Including Electric Light
and Waterworks Systems, Are Well
Advanced.
The City of Columbia is situated near the junction of
the North Forks of the Kettle river with the main Kettle
river, and is distant about 300 miles east of Vancouver.
Thoroughly up-to-date and modern Electric Light and
Waterworks Systems are dow under construction, and will be
completed in September. The electric light syst m will include street arc lamps. The waterworks system is planned
on a sufficiently large scale to meet all present and future
needs, aud insuring ample protection from the ravages of
tire. At present water Is supplied the city by pumping from
a beautiful spring of exceptional purity.
The natural situation of the city for beauty Is not excelled
In Ameriea. A verdure-clad and flower-bespangled rolling
prairie, traversed by a river of bright, sparkling waier,
fringed with forest trees and surrounded by mountains, forming a charming combination of pleturesquesness and grandeur.
The Columbia A Western railway, which was constructed
by the Canadian Pacific Railway company, has its station,
freight warehouse and yards in the center of Columbia, and
the Tancouver, Victora A Eastern Railway company, has
located Its depot, freight sheds and yards along the east line
of the corporation, thus giving the city connections with two
transcontinental lines.
The Canadian Pacific railway company has large interests in the city, having selected the site on account of the superior natural advantages as a railway centre,
The climate, taken all the year around, is the best In Canada—part of the summer is rather hot and dry, but the rest of
the year Is enjoyable.
Throughout the Kettle River valley there is an extent of
fertile agricultural land, part of which is now being cultivated.
Apples, plums, pears, prunes, cherries aud all the small
fruits grow abundantly. The valley surrounding Columbia,
divided into small frnit and vegetable farms, will sustain a
large population.
Building material is plentiful lu the district. 'Lumber ran
be procured at fair prices, and brick lime and stone of good
quality oan always be obtained when required.
The mining interests areof the first importance 'to this
country, and will do much to build up Columbia. Large mineral lodes have been discovered throughout the mountains
adjacent to the city, and what were mere prospects a short
time since are now large paying mines.
The Granby smelter, and converter—the most modern
and perfect plant of the kind in America—employing hundreds of men, Is contiguous to the city. .
Owing to the fine climate, the central situation, the
beautlble environments, the bright prospects for future
growth and prosperity, Columbia will be an educational
centre, a city of homes, as [Well as a wholesale distributing
point; and when finally allied and wedded to her sister oity,
will be the best  and largest city in (the interior.
«« IMPERIAL LIFE.
In reviewing the list of prominent
Canadian life insurance companies,
the "Imperial" of Toronto stands
out prominently on account of its
remarkably successful career. The
hoard of directors is composed of
strong financiers and gentlemen of
large experience in the insurance
business. This company nas nothing but up-to-date liberal policies to
sell, and the fact that many large
policies have been issued by the
Imperial, running as high as $200,-
000 on one single life, indicates the
class of people who are patrons of
this company. Mr. J. A. McCallum
is agent at Columbia and (irand
Forks.
Hicyci.es—The Columbia, Perfect
and Cleveland Bicycles, all top-
notchers. Wheel supplies of all
kinds. Repairing. Wheels to rent.
Ct.bo, Chapple,  opposite postoffice.
The Grand Forks hotel, the oldest
hotel in the city, has a capacity
for 70 people. Everything up to
date.    Rates, $1 -and $1.50 per day.
Spring Chickens wanted at the
Clarendon Restaurant.
For a nice hair-cut or shave go to
the City Barber Shop on Riverside
avenue.    Baths 25o.
For Sale.—One three-seated Hack
(Studebaker); one Carriage • Horse.
Apply to J. A. McCallum, Columbia.
NOTICE.
TAKE NOTICE, that I, the undersigned,
I -intend, 30 days after date, to apply to the
Commissioner of Lands and Works for a
License to prospect for coal and oil on the
coul claim situated about 52 miles from
Grand Forks, li. C, on the west bank of the
West Fork of the NortfTFork of Kettle
river, in Yale District of British Columbia;
said claim consists of 640 acres.
Notice of location is ou northeast corner,
claiming 80 chains west, 80 chains south, 80
chains east, and 80 chains north to point of
commencement.
Hated on the ground this 20th day of September, 1902.
C. WELLS,
Per W.L. WELLS.
Pacific Hotel
j.j. Mcintosh
Opposite C.P. R. Station,
Plinue »9. Columbia, B.C
COLUMBIA MAILS.
Dai>
1 (Nl p. m.
4 *i p.m.
I Close
Rossland
Spokane
Cascade «»<«,.   „.
Nelson 11! 3" »• "'•
PtB.Crow's Nest RRl
Kasterii Canada
MINES AND MINIG
A party of prospectors, made up
of Messrs. Todd, Ford and McDonald, were in Princeton last week
with a story of a marvellous strike
of gold ore aboiit twenty-three miles
from that city, up the Tulameen
river, between Eagle and Bear
creeks. The town is almost deserted, every prospector able to get
away having gone to the new camp.
Last Monday, for this firsi time
in several months, heavy shipments
>vere resumed from the Granby
mines to the company's smelter in
this city at the rate of 36 care each
24 hours, or nearly'1100 tons.
COLUMBIA CITY C0UNCII
Greenwood
Phoenix
.Midway
Eholt, etc
12 Wl p.m.     Grand Forks
Republic
S !•"> p. in. i      Nelson, Wash.
Curlew, etc.
Sutdy only. White's Camp
I a. in.
4 mi p. m.
4 15 p. in.
7 ia ii. ill,
I Satdy only
I .1 p. in.
Money orders from 8 a. m. to 7 p. ni
PETER WRIGHT,
Post Master.
GRAND FORKS MAILS.
M lib  I'MIHK MAILS   III   K
AT I1KKICK AT OPKICK
Kosslaii(l,Spol<a!ie, Nelson, Murcus. Cascade,
Rohson, all p'ts Crows
4:00 p.m. NestRy, Revelstoke 1:30 p.m.
Vancouver, Victoria.nll
points on Canadian Paciflo Reilway.
Columbia, Phoenix,
EholtjGreenwood. Mld-
UsDOp.m. way, Peuticton.Repub- B:00 p.m.
lie, Curlew, Bolster, all
^Reservation points.
OfHceopeii daily from 8:30 tofl:30p. m.
Sundays excepted). Money orders issued
to all parts, and Savings Banks deposits
received, 3 per cent interest allowed. Registered mail closes one half hour previous to the time for closing ordinary mails
OHO. H. HULL, Postmaster.
The Columbia city council ■met
Tuesday evening. Those present
were: Aid. Cusson, Disney, Mcintosh, Lagimodiere and Wasson.
After the minutes of the previous
meeting had been read and approved, one solitary bill for $1 was
o. k.'d and ordered paid.
Om motion of Aid. Lagimodere,
seconded by Aid. Wasson, a resolution was passed to the effect that
all work of grading the road to the
new bridge be done by the day, and
that work be commenced AVednes-
day morning.
On motion of Aid. Mcintosh, seconded by Aid*, Wasson, W. H. Dis-
browe was employed as foreman on
the work of grading the road to the
Columbia street bridge.
On motion of Aid. Lagimodiere,
seconded by Aid. Wasson, the city
clerk was authorized to purchase two
dozens of shovels and one dozen of
mattocks for use in city work.
On motion of Aid. Lagimodiere,
seconded by Aid. Wasson, a resolution was passed making Saturday
night the regular weekly payday for
the men employed on city work,
and the following wage scale was
agreed upon: Laborers, 30 cents
per hour; man and team, 60f cents
per hour; foreman, $3.50 per day;
man, cart and horse, 48 cents per hr.
I
Cut to Pieces
BUT STILL LIVING
We may be slow in Columbia, but we get there
all the same; and whilst we do not sell for cash
ONLY, we are SHARP enough to CUT prices for
SPOT CASH just as low as they do in Grand
Forks. We will go one better, and still continue
the custom of credit to those who deserve it.
BUT IT IS
AND IT IS
AND IT IS
THAT TALKS,
WE ARE AFTER,
THAT BUYS THE
At the Lowest Possible Prices at
J. H. HODSON'S
IN COLUMBIA.
DON'T FAIL
TO TKY OUR
Pure Drugs
Prescriptions Carefully
Compounded
Fraser Drug Co,, Druggists
TO  FARTIERS
We have just received a
Big Shipment of all kinds of
Clover and Timothy Seed
We also have in supply SEED GRAIN of all. kinds.   Remember
and investigate our stock and prices before going elsewhere.
N. McLELLAN & CO.
ORAND
FORKS
Several interesting events have
lately taken place in the homes of
the employes of the B. C. Copper
confpany. Last Sunday a daughter
came to the home, in Anaconda, of
C. Jensen, one of the engineers of
the company's smelter. On Friday
a daughter was added to the home
J. A. McKinnon, hoist engineer at
the Mother Lode mine, and a few
days earlier George Terhune, also
employed at the Mother Lode, welcomed his first born, a son. Mrs.
McKinnon and Mrs. Terhune are
daughters of Mrs. Hutchens, whose
husband was superintendent of the
Mother Lode for nearly three years.
The Evening Sun is the only
paper published in Grand Forks
that prints all the local news.
The Evening Sun job department
is the best equipped iii the Boundary for printing neat pamphlets
and price lists. Our material is
new.   A new broom sweeps clean.
| s
g   MODERN   PRINTING
AT
MODERATE  PRICES
IN YOUR PRINTING you don't want
to reflect old Ideas: you want it up-
to«date. There is a certain desire
for tile antique, but It should be up-to.
now In execution.
(
Our printing reflects
the present times,
with the best
ideas ofthe
past.
THE EVENING SUN
JOB DEPARTMENT
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