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Third Year.
Grand Forks, B. C, Tuesday, February 2,1904
The Gity Council
Report of the Water and Light Committee.
The City Team Receives a Great Peal of Free Advertising,
But the Council Is. Yet Undecided as to Its
Final Disposition.
The regular "meeting of the city
council was held in the council
chamber last night There was a
large attendance of citizens, tbe adjoining courtroom being crowded
with people, who evidently expected
to see a lively session. Judging by
their appearance, tbey enjoyed the
proceedings immensely. From the
time the-meeting opened until a
motion for adjournment was carried
—nearly two hours—the whole discussion hinged on the best disposal
of the city team and driver.
Those present were: Mayor Hammar, Aldermen Clements, Feeney,
Hutton, McCallum, McLellan and
The light and water committee
submitted the following report:
To the Mayor and Council of the City
of Grand Forks:
Gentlkmen—The water and light
committee, under the instructions
from the city council, have, as far as
possible in the short time at their disposal, investigated the working of this
department. We find that the eity
has a large amount of money invested
in this dei art uent, and as the city is
altoSether dependent on this for its
revenue, it is the council's duty to see
that practical men are employed, and
for this reason we recommend that the
present staff of men be retained in
their present *o'itions. We would
recommend that the salary of the electrician be $75 per month, and do the
city work. , We have no hesitation
in saying that Electrician WaterSton
has given the best of satisfaction during the time he has been employed by
the city. Regarding the waterworks
engineer, we find it is impossible to
reduce the salary of this officer, as his
years of experience in the eity, during
whioh time he has helped to lay all the
waterworks In the city, will prove
valuable to the council; and, in fact,
we think he is the only man who
knows where all the water taps of the
entire system are. We also think
that the city should have none but experienced aud capable men at the head
of its two important departments- and
strongly recommend that the city retails the present employes.
N. McLe'ilan, Chairman,
William MoNee,
Water and Light Committee,
On motion of Aid. McLellan thc
report was adopted.
A comiriunication was read from
the Hinton Electric company in
reference }o furnishing the city with
metres to check up tho amount of
light electricity used. Aid. McLellan thought the city ought to have
half a dozen anyway. Referred to
water and light committee.
Aid. McLellan arose and wished
to know why Aid, Hutton had not
been consulted in reference "to  the
report of the board of works, which
was acted on at the last meeting, regarding the disposal of the city team,
etc. Aid. Feeney stated that'as
Mr. Hutton could not make an appointment with him during the
week, he arranged to meet him Sunday evening, but had overlooked the
appointment, and therefore made
out the report himself.
Aid. McLellan asked the mayor on
whose authority Chief of Police McMillan had been dismissed. ''On
the city's authority," answered
Mayor Hammar.
Aid, McLellan said he would like
to give some information regarding
tbe city team for the benefit of both
the new and old councijmen* Three
years ago, when the oity hired the
work done, it had cost 81250. Last
year, with their own team, they had
done twice as much work. On Winnipeg avenue alone they had saved
$200, and $300 on tbe North Fork
road. This year all the roads would
have have to be repaired—it must
be done in order to keep
them in good condition. There
was not a city in British Columbia
the size of Grand Forks that did not
keep its own team. He pointed out
tbat if the the city, team was sold the
underwriters would at once raise the
insurance rates.
Aid. Hutton understood that the
idea was to cut down expenses, and
for that reason had recommended
the ' disposal of the team. If the
team was to be kept, in order to
make it a paying investment more
money would Have to be expended
I—wen would havo to be employed
to break rock and do other word in
oeder to keep it working all the time
—and that the city could not afford
to do.
The mayor said it was not the intention to dispose of the team without the full consent of the council.
Offers Wei's to be taken, nnd if found
satisfactory the council could accept
Aid. McNeo understood it was the
intention to cut down expenses in
all departments, and if that was not
done, no one department should he
singled out. Aid. McLellan said
that rock would have to be hauled
to repair the North Fork road. Aid.
Feeney said it would take a dozen
teams to make it safe.
Aid. McLellan stated he thought
it quite safe to leave tt|e whole matter in the hands of the board of
works. If they received any proposals from any one to lease the
team, or any other proposition, they
could submit the same to the council for consideration. He did not
think any special latitude was given
this committee. He was .always in
favor of receiving reports from chairmen of committees, us  he tnought
they were in a better prsition, after
looking into matters entrusted to
their care, to make a report than
those unacquainted with the subject. Aid. Hutton was inclined to
believe that the best policy would be
to lease the team to some one from
month to month, and at the same
time retain them in the city stable
at night, so that they could be used
in the event of a fire. He tnought
it might affet the insurance rates if
they were sold. Aid. McNee said
thc city might rent thc team to some
party willing to do the sanitary work
for the city. It was finally decided
to leave thc matter in the hands of
the board of works, and that a driver
be re-engnged until further action iB
taken in the matter.
Aid. McLellan stated he would
like to see a committee appointed to
look into the safety of the opera
house in the event of a fire. Referred to fire chief.
A by-law governing the reconstruction of buildings was introduced, and it passed its first and
second readings.
Tbe following accounts were
ordered: C. P. R, $1.69;i Hinton
Electric Co., $45; J. H. Hodson,
115.56; fire chief, *5.25.
"What Happened to Jomes" Ia Coming.
"A **Jlarioua Sufficiency"  Offered
Amusement Seekers.
One of tbe comedy treats of the
season is in store for local theatregoers when "What Happen to Jones'
will be seen here.
The company which will apptar
in the play is the same one which
had such a successful engagement at
the Wipnepeg theatre recently. It
Was hooked for a tour through the
south, but Manager Walker decided
to give the people of western Canada
an opportunity to see George Broad'
hurst's "hilarious sufficiency" (that
is what a London critic styled it)
presented in metropolitan style
right in their own towns, so he arranged with the author of the play
for a tour of west rn Canada.
"What Happened to Jones" is one
of the funniest comedies imaginable
and has been played in New York,
London and almost all of the large
cities of the English speaking world.
J. F. Royer, tho liveryman, treated the small children of the city to
their annual Bleigh ride last Saturday. His family of urchins has increased somewhat since last winter,
but they were all very nice and
quiet; so quiet, indeed, that you
could have heard a pin dio,i—that
is, if you had been up in Greenwood and dropped the pin there
while the kids were down in Danville.
J. R. Wright, jeweler, late of this
city, but now of Strathcona, Alta.,
arrived from that city last Saturday
for a couple of weeks' visit with his
parents here. John says business
is good in the territories, and still
better times are looked for in the
spring when a renewed rush of emigrants is expected. • The population
of Strathcona is 2500 ami rapidly
increasing. The climate is fine, no
cold weather having been'experienced this winter.    P.  J). McDon-
Switch Was Open
If It Hadn't Been the Engine Would
Still Be Going East.
A C. P.'R. Wiper in This City Throws the Throttle Wide
Open, Then Becomes Scared and Jumps—Narrow Escape of Crew.
Quite a serious wreck occurred in
the C. P. R yards here last Saturday afternoon at a few minutes past
4 o'clock. A freight engine, with a
caboose attached, was standing on
the east siding near the roundhouse,
and, was in charge pf a wiper while
the' train crew, consisting of some
six men, were asleep in the caboose.
The seotion foreman came along
and wanted to clean off the pile of
cinders which hnd accumulated under the locomotive, and in order to
do so asked the wiper, a new beginner, to back the engine up a little.
The wiper mounted the cab, threw
back ihe lever aud started the engine
back;. Then the unexpected happened. Steam commenced to pour
out in volumes and the wheels
started, flying around at lightning
speed. ' The wiper lost his Head.
Visions ol runaway trains, wrecks
and everything else flashed through
his mind. Then the though struck
him to  jump while he had time.
He acted on the thought, and in a
few moments he was on the ground,
without having attempted to stop
the engine, or to consider the lives of
the men asleep in the caboose. Fortunately the terrific noise awoke the
sleeping crew just in time to make
them realize their danger. They
made all possible haste to get out,
but they "jumped none too soon,
because just as the last man emerged
from the car it backed into an open
switch, ran into the ditch and rolled
over on its side, with tbe tender on
top of it Luckily the engine remained on the ties.
The wrecking crew were wired for,
and arrived on the scene four hours
later. It required more than 24
hours' time to clear the track. Fortunately the express going east had
polled out a few* pinutee. before
the accident occurred, otherwise it
would have been delayed until a
train could have been dispatched
from Nelson and the passengers
aid, electrician, is doing well there,
nnd Hugh Sweeney, late of the
Hunter-Kendrick company in this
city, is getting along finely in Edmonton, and likes that city very
m ich.
C. A. DesBrisay, GreatJJNorthern
right of nay agent, has confirmed
the report that practically all the
necessary rights for the extension
of thc road from this city to Phoenix and Ihe Granby smelter have
been secured, but declares that ho
has no information as to when construction will begin. "The extension," he says, "will bo about L'3
miles long.' It will start at Grand
Forks nnd a branch of about a mile
and one-half will be run to the-sinel-
ter. That branch will be comparatively light construction. The Phoenix extension will be of thc usual
heavy mountain construction with
much rock work. The route will
cross a number of mining properties,
and it is more than like that the
cuts along the line will cross some
mineral bearing leads. Thc grades
will be better than those of the
C. P. R."
The election for overseer took
place at Coleman, Alta., last week
and resulted in the return of
G. M, Fripp, manager of the
British American Trust company,
by a large majority over his opponent, T. J. Hardy. Coleman is
growing apace and promises to take
front rank among the towns of
southern Alberta. The business,
men who have located there are
bright and energetic. They mean to
make tbe most of the opportunities
alforded  by the splendid  resources
tr butary to this place, and it will
not be their fault if Coleman does
not soon very largely increase in
commercial importance.
Smith Curtis, managing director
of thc Oro Denoro Mines, Ltd., has
been negotiating for some weeks with
H. X. Galer, assistant general
manager of the Granby Company,
for two years' output of two quarries of the ■ )ro Denoro mine, in Summit camp, and last week the announcement was made that the deal
had been closed. The Granby company is said to have purchased a
block of treasury stock of the Oro
Denoro mine, and the proceeds of
thc sale will pay the debt due the
Bank of Montreal, which thc Denoro
company assumed when it bought
thc assets of the King Mining company.
Grand Forks bulge No. 80, K. of
P., are making preparations to hold
a grand ball in the Biden opera
house some before Lent. They say
this will be the event of the season,
and you cannot afford to miss it.
The C, P. ti and the Great Northern have come to an agreement regarding thc the transfer of the Jumbo ore from thc latter road's yards
to thc Granby smelter, and it will
not be hauled in wagons as reported.
Geo. Clark, of Clark & Son, and
W. J. Cook, ex-quarantine guard at
Laurier, were visitors in Rossland
last Sunday.
H. E. MacCrancy, manager of tbe
Union Iron Works, Spokane, was a
visitor in tho oity last week. (Jljp Bu-ttiwj &un
One year....$2.00 I Thrpemonths. .60
Six months.. 1,00 | One. month.... .21
Advertising rates furnished on application.
ljCgal notices; 10 and 5 Cts, per line.
Address all communications tn
The Evknino Sun,
Tmone.,66. (ihanJ) fohks, u. o.
'lOESDAY,   FEBRUARY 2, 1004
The Provincial Mining association
will hold its second annual meeting
in Victoria on February 22nd. The
list of townR tbat will he represented
throughout tbe mining districts of
tbe province does not inclride- thisi
city. This is to be regretted, as much
good to every section of the province
will undoubtedly result from the
deliberations of the association,
There should be no time lost in securing representation from this city,
which is second to none as far as Ihe
mining industry is concerned.
\V. H. Covert returned last Sunday from Pullman, Wash., where
he attended the annual meeting of the Washington Fruit Growers' association. He reports having
bad a fine time, and regretted not
being able to remain longer.
. A. A. Frechette, who is getting
out a large quantity of ties for the
C. P. R., h"s secured a contract from
the Granby smelter people to furnish the large timbers that will be
used in thc enlargement of the plant
in the near future.
..;-//■' I
Sarn Horner left last "Saturday for
South Dakota, where he will visit
for a month.
Joe Thatcher, of "The Club," will
celebrate his fiftieth birthday on
Wednesday, thc 3rd inst. He invites all his old friends to call and
see him on that day, and promises to
surprise them with one his famous
Scotty Gilmour, who hns been
spending the past seven or eight
months in the ' Palouse country of
Washington, has returned to the
eity, and thinks he will remain here
in future.
Edward Ivorson, the mnn who
wns taken into custody n short time
ago and confined in the city jail on
suspicion of being mentally unbalanced, recovered sufficiently to be
released last week. He left for Spokane thc following day.
Jeff Davis returned Inst Saturday
from a business trip to the coast.
It is reported that since leap year
commenced marringes have been
very plentiful' in Greenwood—So
plentiful, in fact, thai it is a dull
day that does not see from three to
half a dozen knots tied. The old
bachelors of that camp nre beginning to get alarmed, and are flocking to the hills for safety.
Consumers of city water and light
(who are tenants) who have not
paid their accounts hefore the close
of the month will be cut off. ■    »
Discounts will not be allowed to
any consumers unless their accounts
are paid on or before the 10th day
of each month (three days grace).
Discounts will not be allowed to
persons who are in arrears for water
or light until such arrears are paid
By order of thc
Water and Limit Committee
of the City of Grand Forks.
January 28th, 1904.
Wanted—A student wants to take
lessons in shorthand from a capable
teacher. AddresH Student, Box .'105,
M-oin the Times.
Masquerade carnival at the rink
next Thursday, February 4. Prizes
will be given for best dressed lady
and gentleman, best dressed boy
and girl, and the funniest character.
Robert Petrie, the Grand Forks
stationer, came over to Greenwood
Tuesday to enjoy city life. [He
returned to Grand Forks the following day, and is now enjoying real
metropolitan life.—Ed. Six.]
The office stuff of the Greenwood
smelter, who were on thc sick list
for the past two weeks, arc back ,nl
work again.
Greenwood Miners' Union No. 22
will hold their annual bnll this year
on February 18, There will lie good
music anil a 'good time is promised.
Next Tuesday the Rossland star
aggregation of hockey freaks play
in Phoenix. This yenr Rossland
has signed Weary Willie, Hoodsy
and ' Andy Grierson, three players
who graduated in Los Angeles.
Pnul Johnson, late manager of thc
B. C. Copper company's smelter,
was in the city a few days this week.
Mr. Johnson is at present manager
of a smelter at Hudby on Prince of
Wales island. He expects to have
the smelter running by March 1.
Last week Rev. J. D. P. Knox was.
helping Evangelist Coleman civilizi
the heathens in Grand Forks. [Mr.
Knox reports having been successful in his efforts to civilize J. Peck
MacSwain, assistant editor pro tern
of the Boundary Creek Times, and
that hereafter his labors in thc
Greenwood camp will be comparatively light.—Ed. Sun.]
Monday morning Rover's overland express met with a mishap.
Before leading Greenwood driver
Royer called nt the Windsor; went
inside to get .n parcel, leaving the
horses untied. The team became
scared by loutln cracks of frost or
New Year's resolutions being broken,
ami started down Copper street at a
4:11:44 gnit. In front of thc Greenwood house the sleigh got mixed
up with a telephone pole and was
badly broken; the horses, getting
loose from the wreck, started in the
direction of the parliament buildings,
Victoria. But the stage left on time,
for a littie thing like a smash-up
does not bother J. F. -Rover, who
had a team and sleigh on the road
to Grand Forks a few minutes after
the accident occurred.
Isaac M. Bernard, one of thc best
known and most highly respected
mining men of the district, died at
Lis residence. Government street, on
Tuesday last. The deceased had
been seriously ill with Stomach
trouble for several weeks before
death came.
prepared to study the heavens, or
the storms and weather in' 11)04,
without thiB wonderful Hicks Almanac and Prof. Hicks' splendid paper,
Word nnd Works. Both are sent
for'only 81 a year. Word and Works
is among the best American magazines. Like the Hicks Alumnae, it
is too well known to need further
commendation. Few, men have labored more faithfully for the public
good or found a warmer place in the
hearts of the people. Send orders to
Word and Works Publishing Co.,
2201 Locust St., St. Louis, Mo.
.VSr. Edison's Ideas on Radium.
Thomas A. Edison has evolved and
tnnounced a theory tvliich he believes
wives the problem that has been put-
iling scientists ever since the dis-
lovory mnde by Mutlame Gurle of
(he peculiar properties of radium and tht
tindred substances uranium and thor-
um. The phenomenon presented by
:hese substances, ns is generally known,
a their apparent property of giving off
tetinic rays of peculiar chemical proper-
lies, somewhat similar to the Roentgen
rays, without any apparent lose ol energy or bulk. Based on these observed
phenomena several new theories of matter have been put forward, all of which
accept as a fact the apparent origin, of
the energy within the substances themselves.
Mr. Edison's, theory eliminates this
contradiction of accented natural laws,
and Indicates the possibility that the energy, .emitted by radium Is merely t reflected, as it were, from ■ some unknown
"I have made extensive experiments
with the Roentgen ray and with radium," said Mr. Edison to a representative
of "Harper's Weekly," "nnd have come
to the conclusion that these new substances are not the sources of energy,
but are rendered fluorescent by the action of some hitherto undetected ether
vibration or ray. Jutit asr'the Roentgen
ray and the Herzian wave remained undreamed of for centuries after the phenomena of sound, light and heat were
well understood, so Tt is not only possible but extremely probable that there
are other rays,, in tha Immense gamut
from sound to ultra-violet which we have
not yet discovered. In my own experiments I have found that the ordinary
electric arc when raised to an extremely
high temperature gives off a ray which
renders oxalate of lithium highly iluores-
cent. In the same way the Roentgen ray
renders platintrm-baryum-cyanide, tung-
Btnte of calcium, nnd cupro-cyanide ol
potasdum highly, fluorescent—that is,
the X-ray sets up in these substances a
condition of activity which results In the
emission from them of actin;c rays and a
small amount of heat.
"My theory of radio-activity is thai
the rays which the new elements emit
are set up in the anme way, the substances, being rentlerr-d fluorescent bv
some form of ether vibration which 1.-
undoubtedly all-p'ervailing. but 1ms not
yet been isolated or niea-nred. and whlcii
may have some extra-plajietary origin'.
To accept any other thiory is to'deelari
line's belief in perpetual motion, In get
ting something for nothing.
"It is not at all strange thnt only tw-
ir three' substances have yet been foum1
which exhibit this phenomenon, as titer.
ire only three substances known whir'
n'e rendered fluorescent bv the Roent
gen ray. It is a peculiar coincident
moreover, that the only one of the know
fluorescent substances thnt Is ever foun.
In Its natural state,' tung-state of cal
clutn, is always more or less closely as
related with pitchblende, from whh-i
ill the radium so far made has been ex
. "I believe this theory Is capable *<
•roof, but I uhiill be content to let ion)''
me else prove it. I am through for al
ime with experiments In radio-activity
Pwo of my assistants have been maime.
or life by their close association wit
he Roentgen rays, and I myself hat
•nt eye badly out of focus and am suffe
ng from severe stomach dlsttirbam-
mm thc same cause. The new dar1
■ torn laboratory which I have .lust ooi
efed .'or enich experiments will renin
'iiised or be converted to boiuo otli
Baths 25 cents at the Yale Barbel
For a nico hair-cut or shave go to
the City Barber Shop on Riverside
avenue.    Baths 25c.
The Rev. Irl R. Hicks 1904 Almanac
The Rev. Irl R. Hicks Alnnmac
for 1904 is now ready. It will be
mailed to any address for 30 cents.
It is surprising how such nn elegant,
costly book can be sent prepaid m
cheaply.    No family or  person  is
A Failing of History.
Freddie—Why is It sild that history
can't be written until years after tht
event! CobWlgger—Becnuse, my boy, i*
It was written at the time It occurred It
would probably be true.—"Judge."
Advantages of Delay.
First Farmer—You oughter took a
trip to New York years ago. So nml
Farmer—Oh, I dunno. The longer yon
wait the more there is to see.—Ex.
on rein 11 triitle nml Sirmits'tor nittniifaottlrliifi'
DOUSe liiiviilir well established liileiiipls; loeal
territory; straight -itlni'.v S2II imlil weekly
uml expense money ntlvnnoeii; iin-vjoni cn-
perlonce iiiineonHsnry; position permanent:
business successful. Enclose self-mldresseil
envelope. Superintendent Travelors, OOf,
Munoii Rlil|{.,Glilcnao.
Turning, Scroll Work, Saw
Filing, Gumming nnd Skate
Riverside   Avenue,
Op. J. W. Jones' Furniture Store.
Benefit by having only one Drug
Store, as we now have a Large
and Complete Stock. We have decided, wherever possible, to sell the
Such as Pe-ru-na, Pierce's, Ayer's
Preparations, Etc., at the regular
market price,
Drug Store
Dealers in
All Llndsof
Fresh and Cured
Fish and Gamd in Season
Just Arrived...
A Fresh Supply of
This Year's Fruits
Cleaned and Seeded,
Candied Peel Shelled Walnuts
Shelled Almonds Mince Heat
And Absolutely FRESH   EGGS
Is the Spot to Buy
All Leading Brands in Stock.
Best in tho Market for the Money.]
You can get
the best rates.
.     AGENT.
A Stylish Finish and
Lasting: Satisfaction
Get Vour Clothe*
. Made by
Graduate Pennsylvania College of
Dental Surgery, Philadelphia.
(lIKce in Megaw Mock.
Phone 138, Grand Forks, B. C.
MiiliKlson H1.001.        GrUNU KOHKS.il. C.
Dr. Follick
Graduate of Philadelphia Dental
Office over Hunter.
Phone 27. Kendrick Co.'aSterc.
W. II. I'. t'l.KMKNT
Barrltttertft. SoHcltors,
NotHrlen, Ktc*
liiileii Hlock, Corner Wlmiipeir Avenue uml
FI rut Street,
Pacific Hotel
Opposite C.P. R. Stntion,
Columbia  B.C.
bor   Union  No.   231, A.L.U.—
Meets    every    Wednesday    evening
at ti o'clock in   Federal   Union   hall
Jas. A. Harms, Pros.
John T. Lawhknce, Seo,
In our Jewelry store we have a special department "fenced off," 10 to apeak, from the
main klmw room. Iu chfirjre of this )■ au expert workman—a mechanic, a Reiitili. You
kIiouM call at this department unite often, an
your watch should be examined nl leant
once a year, or the clawa of your diamond
rlnif may be Worn off and you run the rlik
of loalne the stone. We never charge tor ex*
ami nations, and all work left In our shop
will be fixed In a thorough, workmanlike
manner, wi(l be DON SON TIME It Is promised, and tbe price will be reasonable., satisfactory. If your watch or diamond rlua*
does, not need repairing, you may have
clock to fix. A. U. MORRISON,
Jeweler and Optician, Grand Porki
I Carry a Complete Lint
of. Plumbing Specialties.
Forks—J. tt. Robertson, B.A., pastor
Services every Sunday at 11 a.m. ara 7-:KJ p.
ra.;Sunday school and Hlblechiss, it p.m.:
Westminster Guild of C.  B., Tuesday, b
and Fifth sts* J. P. Betts,pastor. Service*,
overy Sunday at 11 a.m. and 7.*) p.m.:
clasH meeting at close of luornlnrf service:
Sunday sohool and Bible class at 3 p. m.:
prayer meeting; every Thursduy eveulnu
at 8 o'clock. The public lw cordlully ttivitert.
HOLY TRINITY CHURCH (Church of England), Grand Forks, Henry Steele, vicar-
Holy Communion, K a. m.; morni-isr pruyei
ami sermon, Ha. m.; Sunday sohool, So. m.:
eveusonir and sermon, T-M p. m. All an
cordially invited.
•Over thc Bun-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 traveling on,
tiie Rio Grande system, the far-
famed "Scenic Line of the World,"
the only transcontinental line passing through Salt Ijike 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 ears,
standard and tourist sleepers, a perfect dining car service, and also
personally conducted excursion cars,
each in charge of a competent guide,
whose business is to look after tho
comfort of his guests. No more
pleasant and inexpensive means of
crossing the continent ean be found
than is provided by these excursions.
For additional details .address J.
D. Mnnsfh-ld, Gen. Agt., Rio Grande
Lines, No. 124 Third Street, Portland, Ore.
A familiar name for the Chicago,
Milwaukee A St. Paul RailwayJcnown
all over the Union an the great rail
way running the "PlonOer Limited"
trains, every day ami night between St.
Paul and Chicago, and Omaha and
Clieago. "The only perfect trains iu
the world," Understand: Connections are mod.) with All Transeonti
iieniiil Lilies, assuring to passengers
the Im'mI service known, Luxurious
coaches, electric lights, steam heat, of
a Verity equaled by no other line.
See that your ticket reads via "The
Milwaukee" when going to any [mint
in the United States or Canada. All
ticket agents sell them.
For rates, pamphlets or   other   information, address
R. L..Foau, H. 8. RowB,
Trav. Push. Agt.,      Gen. Agent,
Spokane, Wash.    Portland, Ore.
If you. want to buy Halcyon Mineral Water call at the Grand Forks
"You're next" at the Yale Barber
For a nice hair-cut or shave go to
the City Barber Shop on Riverside
avenue.    Baths 2w.
Mme. Bernhardt's Home.
Sarah Bernhardt semis to be the happiest woman in the world in her fortress
home, perched high on the black, rugged
rocka of this quaint island. BeTle-lIile-
en-Mer, a' couple of leagues from the
coast ot Brittany. The stone house is
built on' the ruins of an old granite fort
constructed by Vaubnn during the reign
of Louis XIV. Sarah Bernhardt invariably passes the month of August in her
sea-bound domain, and has this yeir
bought a herd of little black Brittany
cows, half a dozen big, mouse-colored
lonkeys with white-tipped noses, and
:en sm.'.oth-haired fox terriers. The act-'
rest and her' granddaughter, Mile: Sim-
one Bernhardt, now a charming young woman ot seventeen, drink fresh milk, ride
about the island on donkeys, play* tennis
and wade ankle deep in the seajn quest
of shrimps. Corsets and fashionable
gowns are absolutely tabooed. Sarah
has built on her property a spacious
studio, where she amuses herself painting seascapes and landscapes in pastel.
Her son, Maurice Bernhardt, and his wife
and their two children, Miles. Simone
and Vlcylane Bernhardt, live in a nice,
airy house a stone's throw distant from
Sarah's fort, upon which waves a large
white flag bearing in scarlet letters the
well-known motto, "Quand Memel"
Oeorge Clalrin, the painter, and a few
literary and artistic friends are
just now her guests. Life at Belle-Isle-
en-Mer is simple and patriarchal. Large
bowls of delicious coffee and milk, or
chocolate, with fresh-laid eggs hnd rolls
of rye bread, are served in the bedroom*
from 7 o'clock to 10 En the morning
The morning costumes are decidedly pre
Raphaelite, consisting of ample, .Howin;-
mantles of Turkish toweling and sandals.
Sarah has four sturdy little , Urittanj
horses in her stable, and her sou Maurice has a couple of smart gray cobs
upon which he and his friends canter'
over the plains and byroiids which Sarah
has had constructed over her property,
and which command the sea somewhat
as the famous, Gorniche road above Nice
dominates the Mediterranean.
A few days ago Sarah met with •
slight accident while playing tennis. She
made a high jump in order to "smash"
a swift ball, but in doing so sprained
the cords of her left ankle. Ecchymosia
ensued, and the surgeon of the 62nd
Regiment of the line, quartered on the
island, was sent for. Compresses, were
wound around the calf of the leg, and
absolute rest was prescribed. This "absolute rest" Is highly repugnant to Sarah
and sadly interferes with her vacation.
She is nevertheless bravely bearing with
her misfortune, and. seated with leg extended in a long armchair, is borne about
over the rocks and cliffs by two stout
Brittany sailor lads with incredible rapidity. Sarah's Belle-Isle costume is simple, artistic and serviceable. Yesterday
afternoon, as I happened to be sitting
with her friends and her two granddaughters in the large hall which serves
the double purpose of library and dining-
room, Sarah was borne Into the room on
her armchair, which seems like a sort of
throne. Her smile was bright and cheerful. The swell of the ocean after the
'evere south-westerly gale of the, laBt
'ew days was imposing, and she re-
narked: "You see, each wave that break
n the rocks beneath my window come
0 me as a friendly greeting from Ame*:
■a—your country i« my next-door neig'
ior. Sarah wore a most becomln,.
ream-colored felt hat, with cream poi
ee pugree folded and draped over il
iroai brim. The waist was of crean
olored flannel, fitting loosely and gra.'.
illy to the body, unencumbered by coi
■ti—articles of dress thnt Sarah de
•sta. "Corsets!" she screamed, "I hat,
leral They have done more harm ti
omen than any form ot wearing appai
1 evor Invented. I consider them nidi
us, unseemly, unhealthy and ridicn
Whereupon the graceful little Ml!.
;imone chimed in with the remarl.
'Grandma Is quite right; I hate then
ool" Sarah Bernhardt ipore about he
'eck a plain golf tie of cream silk. Hi
• kirt was of cream flannel, like th
vaist, and hung In loose folds, givin
mple swing to the limbs, but was en
very short, and did not even reach th
inkles. Cream-colored, hand-knit stocl,
ngs were worn, and her feet were et
cased in dainty little white doeskin Ion
cut shoes without hcek provided wiK
India rubber corrugated soles, and tie.
with white ribbons.    ,
Sarah does a great deal of reading a;
llelle-Isle-en-Merj her favorite author,
this summer are Shakespeare, Voltain
ind Paul Hervieu. Her secretary an,:
her stage manager arc with her, and shi
attends to business with them during au
hour or so each evening. Sarah itt enchanted with Belle-l'lcen-Mer, and th -
•ood-natured flsherfolk adore her ns their
sland divlnlty.-C. I. B. in New Yor,i
Tbe Upheaval of the Celt
Someone has been yelling forth the
rtues of the Celt. The upheaval of thc
clt is a periodic event, nnd is in sonic
vay distantly related to the Australian
Irought cycles nnd the spot*, on the sun.
I'ersomijly |sny* a writer in an Australian paper) 1 have always found that
vou can make n fast friend and sworn
ally ol Ihe Clt by simply remarking in
an affable manner, "flood night, Ser-
aeanl!" The Celtic chest swells immediately, there Is a more dignified atmos-
rthere uboiit the movements of his hind
rgs; und alter passing that remark
three nights running you are. free to
commit nny crime in tile cnlendur—murder, nrson. abduction; anything, in fact,
but the crime of tearing "me uniform."
Yes. the Celt is a very fine fellow as lonj
as you address him as "Sergeant"—unless he is a sergeant—then 1 am always
careful to address him as "Inspector."
That, however, has to he done with discretion—if done too often or too eud-
deny the Celt Is liable to burst.
Just what you want
Just when you want it
GOOD SERVICE is composed of two elements
—excellence of the work and promptness in
the execution. Bad work executed promptly is not good service—good work delivered behind
time is not good service; but the two combine to
make one of the moBt necessary, but hardest to obtain nnd often most expensive, requirements of the
twentieth century business man. That we have
learned the lesson in theory we have shown. Our
customers will testify that we have also learned it
in practice.
Price Lists
Ball Programmes
Business Cards
Visiting Cards
Shipping Tags
Etc., Etc., Etc.
We Carry a Complete Line of Stationery in Stock.
Our Jobbing Plant is new, and consists of the
latest and most popular faces of type and thc
most up-to-date machinery. All work guaranteed
to give satisfaction.
Job Department.   Phone55 W. K. C. Manly
Shki.f and Heavy
Also a Large Stock'of
Just Opened Up.
Phone 6 Bridge Street
$2.25 PER YEAR
A radical change from old methods and prices hns been made by
the Toronto Daily News. The eyes
of the newspvper world have
been upon The News for the past few
months, during which time several
departures have been made which
have given that paper a widespread
reputation for enterprise and originality. This latest move is to place
The News at tho price of $1.00 a
year by mail. Only a deep-founded
belief in the future success of The
News could lead the publishers to
make such a reduction in'price.
But just ns the dollar magazine has
taken bold of tbe people, so, we venture to predict, The News will secure n vast and ever-increasing circulation, based not only on the popular price at which it is sold, but
mainly upon thc intrinsic merits of
he paper.
We have arrangements concluded
which enables Us to club the Toronto
News with our own paper at $2.25 a
year in advance. Such a combination presents many unioue features
—our scriii-wccklv giving yon all
the home • and district news, nnd
the big 12-pnge daily keeping you in
touch with cvcntB nil over thc world.
Send' us your subscription to The
News, or if you would like to see
the pajier first, write us and we will
secure a sample copy.
Tiie following table gives the ore shipments of Boundary mines for  1900, 1901, 1902, 1903, 1904, and
for the past week:
Granby Mines,Phoenix  04,583
.Snowshoe, Phoenix       297
Brooklyn, Phoenix '.        150
Mother Lode, Deadwood.,    5,340
Sunset, Deadwood  	
Morrison, Deadwood	
B. C. Mine, Summit  19,494
R. Bell, Summit	
Einmit, Summit	
Senator, Summit Camp	
Oro Denoro* _	
Winnipeg, Wellington     1,070
Golden Crown, Wellington      2,250
Athelstan, Wellington ' 1,200
KingSolomon, W. Copper	
No. 7 Mine, Central :'	
City of Paris, Central ,    2,000
Jewel, Long Lake '.....        160
Carmi, West Fork      	
Providence, Providence ■
Elkhorn, Greenwood	
B. P. U. and Goldfinch v	
Ruby, Boundary Falls ,	
Miscellaneous     3,230
Eh!**! '->;■'.'^k*<       M 	
Total, tons  99,730
iranby Smelter treated   62,387
1001.       1902.
231,762   309,858
1,721     20,800
1901 Past Week
44,520     11,370
99,034   141,326
804      7,455
112,114      4,288
'    363
2,435 \
5,640      1,254
400 20
, 167 25 .
390,000   507,515
•230,828   312,340
684,426     66,203     18,291
374,203     50,061     13,655
Meant for a Compliment
Immigrants, the workers in the social
settlements say, so often wish to adapt
themselves ae fust as possible in ways
.nd speech to tlu-ir  new  environment
hat they sometimes ncipiire   the lave
tuage, as it were, wrong side foremost,
.getting a vivid and modern assortment
if slnng before they can use even ordin-
ry words correctly.
A young women who has taught'a
Inss'oi little foreign-born girls, snd who
. appens to be  In appearance peculiarly
ainll, dainty and elegant, had the pica-
arc recently of oveinenring two of her
ni il-t speaking of her, says the "Youth's
nnin nlpn."
'-.Sic is n bully lady!" said the first
.vltli ;nthusinsm.   "She is great!"
"Oh. yes," assented the other, "ahe is
rcat. siie is gran', she is immense! An'
' he hut she was wear!   It ie a most styl-
sli corker."
Another woman had a more startling
experience, She is plump and pleasing
lo look nt. just right in tho eyes ol her
friends, but In her own a little too near
'he point where one censes to say plump
und begins to use a less agreeable word;
and thnt she mny some day slip over the
line of division between the two is her
secret and haunting fair. As a charity-
worker and in pure neighborly kindnesi,
she has made ninny friends mining the
toreign-born residents oi her city. Ono
of them, a voluble, warm-hearted woman
of middle age, whose voea biliary is innocent of more than one pronoun, and ull
but the most direct and obvious adjectives, onee met -her unexpectedly in the
street after a vaeatiun from which tho
settlement-worker had returned rosy,
sunburned, vigorous, and carrying nn extra pound or two which she preferred
not to remember.
Her friend rushed up to her beaming
with welcome, sei/.ed her in an enveloping embrace, and then, wishing, tn express a polite appreciation of her blooming appearance, exclaimed loudly in a
v(.i?e of rapture.!—
nioshl   Ain't he fatr
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Wholesale and Retail
Meat flerchants
Hkah Office at :
Gkkf.xwood, B. C.
.Mahkets at:
Greenwood, B. C.
Phoenix, B. C.
Grand Forks, B. C.
McLeod, Alta.
Fresh and Cured Meats
Fresh Fish, Game and Poultry
We Supply Only the Best
Your Trade Solicited
The "Club"
First Street.
Highest Grade Imported
Ports, Cherries, Burgundies, Etc.
J, W.Jones
, Furniture Dealer
A Targe consignment of Lounges, Dining-room Chairs,
Tables and Sofas just arrived.   Call and inspect them.
Also a stoek of Blankets, Quilts, Pillows, etc., to he sold .
nt greatly reduced prices.   See our display of Pictures
for Christmas.
The Major's Discomfiture.
She was more than beautiful, and a
she ttood in the garden surrounded by i
crowd of adoring victims, a subtle e.-
ence seemed to distil from her whicl
endered her perfectly irresistible.
"Isn't that Major Tufflnr she en
[uired, Indicating a middle-aged nmifllf
,vho wm posing on the other side ol th
"Yee, that's Jack," replied the rn*
the had addressed. "I didn't kuuw 1.
vas In town."
"Would you mind telling him thnt
should like to apeak to him lor a nun
"With pleasure," and he made th. !
belt of his way between the various
.■roups of well-dreuaed people, until he I
iound tbe object ot his search,
"How d'you do, Jackr' he observed
•You're In luck, you old bounder!'
"Eh, vrbatt   What's up, then!"
"Why, the Diva hat tent me to fetch
"The d 1   Oh, well, It's a hen«tlv
nuisance having to move about this hoi
veather~-but, ot course, a lady's commands must bo obeyed."
And putting on ns much side as thomh
lie wns ucciistomi'd to reigning briilllKi.
•ending for him every hour ol the day
the major swaggered over to where the
belle was holding her court.
"So glad to see you, major," she oh-
•ei-ved. -niiling most sweetly as s'ae
spok'e. "1 wont to ask you to do Bin u
"Why, certainly," answered tho gallant officer, pulling himself up, until he
felt Inches taller. "Anything fn my power."
"Would yon mind taking this," ann
she lianded him a little' lace wisp of a
handkerchief, "nnd rubbing the pnint oil
my face thnt you told everyone at ltnne-
Ingli last Saturday you knew I put ont"
A liniment's silence, a-roar of laughter
from ihe admiring crowd, and the major
Pour major.—"Ally Sloper'a Halt-Friday."
Unkind.      i
Algy—Ownce hat a hahwld tnthor
When I awsked him for her band I said:
"Love lor your daughter has dwlver. n>
hawf cwajy."
Cholly—And then, deah boy*
"Then the old bwute said: 'Hae. «h*
Well, who completed the jobf "
Riverside Avenue
Grand Forks
(SBCON*-*   STHBItT, orand  K>RKa
A Complete Line of  Furniture,  Hardware and Cutlery Always
Carried in Stoek and Sold Bed-Rock Prices.   Largest Variety   of
i Goods in thc City.
'     Bought and Sold.   Call nnd Inspect My GoodB.   A Great Variety
of New Articles Suitable for Christmas Gifts.
Now Is the Time
To Make Your Hens Lay-
Eggs Are Away Up.
Come and buy Food that will make them lay—such aa Ground
'     Bones, Bonos, Beef Scraps, Oyster Shells and Fratt'B Poultry
M-   FLOUR AND FEED "lwfty8on
Full Line of
| White Bros. §gsr
» Careful attention given to
° Watch Repairing.
Engraving a Specialty.


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