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Sevtaith Year-
THE Mill
Health Officer's Annual Report Shows City in Good
Legislative Library -   i
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Grand Forks, B. C, Friday. Janua y 10, 1908.
$1.00 Per Year in Advance.
Auditor's Report Submitted
at a Meetino; Last
The regular bi-weekly meeting of
the city council was held in the council chambers Monday evening, the
mayor and all the aldermen being
A communication from Wm, Spier
waa read. Mr. Spier tendered his resignation as a member of the school
board, as he is about to remove from
the city. A letter from the secretary
of the school board conveyed the same
information to the council. The city
solicitor, in a letter to the board,
stated that a separate election would
be required to Bill the vacancy caused
by Mr. Spier's resignation, as the ad
vertising for the regular election next
week has already been done. The
communications were placed on file.
A communication from Charles
Bickerton asked the council to set «
price on the old Columbia jail build
ing. The council decided to sell if
Mr.JBickerton was willing so pay f40
for it.
A letter from C. J, Fagan, secretary of the provincial board of health,
advised the council that the legislature would meet on the ,16th inst.,
and the department would like to get
the city's annual health report as soon
as possible. The city health officer's
report, which follows, was ordered
sent to Victoria:
To the Members of the City Council
ofthe City of Orand Forks:
Dear Sirs:—! beg to submit a report of the health condition of Grand
Forks and vicinity for 1907. Infectious diseases:
No. of   No. of   Cured or
Cases.   Deaths Removed
Typhoid  51        3 48
Pneumonia  14       2 12
Dpihtheria   11        2 9
Measles  16        0 16
Tuberculosis     3       0 3
We had several cases of chickenpox
as well as mumps, an exact record of
which it is very difficult to keep, as
the cases are frequently uot reported.
Six Japanese laborers employed by
the Yale-Columbia Lumber company
at Cascade Were found suffering with
typhoid, and were brought to Orand
Forks for treatment. Measures were
at unce used to thoroughly cleanse the
premises occupied by them, with the
result that no further cases developed,
though some twenty men occupied the
Three or four cases only were
brought in last year from the North
Fork, where so many cases of typhoid
developed during construction of the
Kettle Valley railway the year before. With the exception'of four other
isolated cases in the neighborhood,
all the other typhoid cases developed
within the eity limits.
Eleven cases of diphtheria'developed at Fife. Nine of these came to
Grand Forks for treatment, two remaining at home. One died at Fife
and one at the Cottage hospital.
Prompt measures were here adopted
to prevent the spread of, aud to erad
icate the dijjease, which means proved
*W4t1f respect to infectious diseases,
the year 1907 closed with almost a
clear sheet. A few cases only of
chickenpox remained. The general sanitary condition of the residence
portion of the city may be said to be
good; but not so good in the down
town or business portion, where for
lack of drainage, perfect sanitation
is well nigh impossible.
Milk tests were made from time to
time, and showed that the milk supply was free from chemical impurities
and up to the standard as regards
cream and butter-fat.
I have on various occasions called
the attention of the city to the fact
that it has no isolation hospital, nor
any suitable \\ Ci in which to take
care of such diseases as smallpox, diphtheria or scarlet fever. As the province should be equally interested with
the city in this matter, might it not
be arranged that the government join
the city in the erection of a small isolation hospital 1 The cost of a suita
ble building should not exceed (1200.
Yours very truly,
C. M. Kingston.
The board of works reported in fa
vor of paying Mr. Burton $8 for
some logs used by Mr. Woodhead
The usual number of monthly ac
counts were ordered paid, The South
Kootenay Power company's bill for
power for December amounted to
1643.30, which is stated to be a sating of probably $200 over the old
power contract.
The consideration of the commissioners' report was postponed until
Thursday evening.
Aid. Woodland was granted permission to introduce a bylaw providing for the doting of a portion of Spokane avenue, and also a lane, for the
benefit of the skating rink. The bylaw
was rushed through the committee
stage and passed its third reading.
Dr. Kingston reported that there
was a patient in the Cottage hospital
who was liable to become a city charge
for three or four months. The man
had been injured in Ferry caunty,
Washington. He had evidently been
on a protracted spree. He had some
deep burns, that would require three
or four months' time to heal. It was
a nasty case After some discussion
as to whether the city or the state uf
Washington should pay for the man's
treatment, the matter was refened to
the city solicitor, to turn in a report
next Thursday evening.
After hearing reports from the various committees on minor matters, the
council adjourned until Thins lay
An adjourned meeting of t' e citv
council wus held in the council
chambers last ovcning, nil the members being present except Aid.
A letter from the city auditor,
accompaning thc annual financial
statement of the city, was read. On
motion the report was adopted and
ordered published.
On motion the council requested
the school board to bring in a financial report, and also fo have the
same printed.
A few supplementary accounts
were passed and ordered paid.
On motion it was decided to pay
Geo. Taylor $4 per pole for eight
telephone poles.
City Solicitor Sutton reported
that tbe city was not liadle for tbe
bill of Mr. Watson as special policeman, as the man had not taken the
oath as an officer. The council was
of the opinion that Mr. Watson had
worked in good faith, and a resolution was passed that he be paid as
a watchman. The cily solicitor reported in favor of the payment of
Dr. Kingston's bill of 810 for service
as health officer. The bill was
ordered paid.
In the matter of the man from
Laurier, who was placed in the hospital last week, the city solicitor
reported that tbe city was not liable,
tbe man should not bave been allowed to come to the city. It wis a
case that the State of Washington
should look after. On motion, the
council refused to assume any responsibility in the matter, but decided to notify the attorney-general,
and pledged itself to render any
assistance possible lo Dr. Kingston,
in collecting his account already
incurred against the patient.
Tbe Spokane avenue closing bylaw  was reconsidered  and finally
The old Columbia jail building
was sold to Chas. Bickerton for 815
cish and three monthly payments
of $7 each.
Council then adjourned.
Improved color of Varieties
Grown in B. C.
The following tribute to the Brit
ish Columbia Fruit appears in tie
columns  of   the   London   Weekh
"Some wonderful fruit is on show
at the Royal Horticulture! Society's
ball in Vincent Square, London. Bj
an arraangement witb with tbe Can
adian Pacific Railway, British Col
ureibia, whose exhibit ouerwhelm*
tbe rest bas sent over a peripatetic
exhibit consisting wholly of apples.
It is touring all the principle town*
towns of England, and it is found
that the scent and ''sunset colois '
of the pippins prove more irresislabl
to the possible immigrant than any
amount of literature.
"A million trees a year are beinj.
planted in British Columbia, and
the effect of the climate on our ol
English apples is astounding, (.'ox'*
Orange Pippin, and even the Rib-
stone, were streaked with brightesi
reds and crimsons. The Spitzenberi;
is tbe color of red may; and tin
mellowness of the Grimes. Goldei
pippin is beyond comprehension."
Metal Quotations
New Yoiik, Jun. 8.—Silver, 57*S;
lead, .$4.75; electrolytic copper, l.'Uvj
London, Jan. 8,—Lead, £14 fls;
silver, 26 7-16.
A big plan is now proposed by
which two nations will unite iu
making the upper Columbia river u
splendid highway for commerce. It
is reported Senator Ankeny of Washington, hus been asked to do all in
bis power in regard to widening the
channel between the Columbia river
and Arrow lake. This will naturally take considerable time as the'
matter must be brought before the
Canadian government. Whon this
is completed it will open the head
waters of tho river.
Meeting Last Saturday Appointed  Committees to
Select Candidates
A married woman's advice to men:
When in doubt, listen to your wile;
if not in doubt, limen to her anyway.
Up  to Tuesday Night No Aldermanic Nominees- Had
Been Found
Last Saturday evening a citizens'
meeting was held in the city hall for
the purpose of discussing questions
in connection with the approaching
municipal election, and to formulate
plans whereby a strong ticket might
be placed in tbe field. Committees
were appointed to select candidates
for mayor, aldermen and school
On Tuesday evening a well attended meeting was held in Eagle's hall.
The committees appointed to select
mayoralty and aldermanic candidates stated that they bad been unsuccessful in formulating a slate and
asked for more time. This was
The committee appointed to select
candidates for members of the school
.board reported having received the
c msent of H. C. Hannington and
I. A. Dinsmore to allow tbeir names
to go before the electors for re-elect
tion. The committee had also
selected Geo. H. Hull as a third
member of the board, to fill tbe
vacancy caused by the resignttion of
Win. Spier who is shortly to remove
from the city. The report wat.
unanimously adopted by the meeting. Mr. Hannington thanked the
meeting for the confidence placed in
tie board. The trustees had been
very fortunate in finding such a
capable man at tbe head of the
"choi 1 as the present principal. Mr
Hannington paid high tribute to the
efficiency of Principal May, and
dso slated that the trustees hail
always, been very fortunate in beini:
ible to secure competent teachers
The board would endeavor lo make
the school the best in the piovince.
Mr. Hull also spoke briefly. He
thanked the meeting for the honor
of selectirg him as a number of Iln
board. He would emliavor to do
all he c ul I to promote the best
interests of tbe school.
I, A. Dinsmore thanked the meet
ing for the confidence the committee
reposed in him. He Innl acted ns a
member of the board of trustees ever
since the* total membership of the
school numbered 18,
The meeting then adjourned,  to
mil in the snine hull tbis,   Piidi
ev ni g, when il is exp. c ed thnt a
complete mayoralty nnd nklerumnic
slate will be sul.milted to the rale-
Bunting is In Iter thnn skating on
tho streams and lakes in the vicinity
nf Grutid Forks at present, but il is
difficult lo make thc young people
of the city understand this fact. On
Tuesday evening some youngsters
attempted to skate on Ward's hike,
where there was no ice, nntl some of
them received an icy baptism.
If you are to Inzy to open the
front door when fortune rings the
Mil, ilont expect her to go to the
buck il.mi'nml knock.
Wm. Spier Presented With a
Silver Service by His
Silvery Speeches and an Evening of Good Cheer
A pleasant social event took place
in the Yale parlors last nigbt when
about thirty citizens assembled there
and presented Mr. Wm. Spier, who
was recently promoted from manager
of the Grand Forks branch of the
Eastern Townships Bank to Inspector of Western Branches, with headquarters at Winnipeg, was presented
with a beautiful silver service consisting of tray, fish knives and forks,
teapot, sugar bowl aud cream jug.
Mr. David Whiteside acted as
chairman of the evening, and made
the presentation speech, to which
Mr. Spier made suitable response.
Speeches were made by nearly
everyone of the thirty citizens who
were in attendance, the tenor of his
remarks being much of the same
strain—that they regretted to learn
of Mr. Spier's departure fiom the
city, but they all rejoiced at his
deserved promotion, beleiving him
to he too big a man for the position
he has held here.
After the speech making the balance of the evening was taken up
witb music, Mr. A. B. W. Hodges
presiding at the piano with his
usual artistic-ability. Mr. George
Chappie made the hit ofthe evening
by saying tbat the only songs he
were choruses. The truth of this
assertion was demonstrated by his
subsequent actions.
Mr. Spier left for Winnipeg this
morning. Although it is expected
that that city is to be his permanent
headquarters, be will return to this
city shortly and remain here for
•ome time. His family will reside
here for the present at least.
North Fork Roads
To the EdittrofTlieSiiii.
Another meeting was held at the
-chool house up the North Fork, on
Tuesday Inst, to protest against the
a (ministration of the romls in the
district. Practically every member,
from the smelter dam to Bannock
city Wore present, in order lo finable
our mom ber, Mr. Mclnnis, who was
present, to intelligently place our
grievfflti.'cs before thc legislature nnd
io assure the powers that lie, that we
intend tu keep this matter up until
we obtain justice.   (1. W. Biiooks
[The minutes of the above nieel-
ing have been received by The Sun.
Thev contain charges against some
government ollieials in this district,
which in our estimation lack sufficient substantiation for publication
in these columns—En. Six]
Mining Stock Quotations
New Yoiik, Deo. 8.—The following are today's opening quotations for
the -in. I; mentionedi
Asked.     Bid
Granbv  90.00      80.00
Dominion Copper    l.Hllj     1.75
B. C. Copper     -I.37A      I.L'5 (Uhp
iEht-ntug i>un
Published nt Graud Fcu-lis, BrUtsh Columbia
 Editor and Publisher
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of Ho.-..--., li * J. Ilar.lv AC,, ..an, 81 and 32.
Flo*! st.-**.t, B.CJ.. Uoul'in, liii.ihin.l, free ..f
charge, nnd that linn will 1,.. lii.ul i.> ruoelvi
siilHorlntioiisainladvertl.eroeii'aon on,-1,.;
One Year fl.M
One Year (In advance)  l.lln
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Lniral notlcim, III nml 5 .....its per line.
Address all uotiiluiiiilent-luiifl to
The Evrninii Son,
Ph.ink 1174 Guano FuliKS. H.C
will never displace them in order to
put in power the hungry remnants
of the "nest of traitors." Vote ihen
always for the Liberal candidate, for
progress, for prosperity, nnd for men
who hnve been weighed in the balance and not found wanting.
'Ihe referendum bylaw to be
voted on by the ratepayers next
Thi rsi ay is important only from
the fact that il "ill afford a clenr
e pres-ion of the 'axpiyers on the
It will not prevent the members
of any future council from voting
li emselves salaries if they see fit.
In our last issue we promised to
p'ck the winners in next Thursday's
municipal election. As there are no
candidutes yet in the field, it is
iinpossiVIe for us to perform this
la k. it is ins.- lo name the suc-
Ocssful ca .didates for school trustees
as there nre just enough to go round.
For aldermanic honors, however,
the names of all candidates are not
likely to be known until the night of
nomination day. For mayor it
i oka nt present like an election by
acclamation, Mr. G. M. Fripp being
the only man in the field. One
or two other names have been men-
ti med, but whether or not tbey will
decide to enter tbe arena is problematical.
The production of the "Ronnie
Brier Bush," given nt the opera house
on Wednesday evening, was witnessed by a crowded house. Tbe scene,
laid in Scotland,wns vividly pictured
and the players, whose whole heart
seenled to be in their work, curried
'hi* audience over the sea, till ihe
imagination put them in close
cotltaot with the nets. The old sheep
herder, with bis daughter, nnd the
doctor and oilier friends all seemed
liken breath from the old sod
The bagpipes, with the old and th
young enjoying a regulation "High
fling" in Scottish costume greatly
pleased those present. Maggie Me
Cann, with her beautiful voice wai
heartily applauded nnd the "Canny
Scois" present were loud in praise.
Should the company ever appear in
the city again, they will draw a
crowded house. "Postie" the genial
postman would draw a crowd alone.
To The Electors
of the
City of Grand Forks
While the Conservatives in the
Federal House accuse the govern
ment of extravagance, they are
ceaseless in their attempts to influence the government to build
something that will be a benefit to
some particular constituency. Has
it ever occurred lo any person that
there ie one instance which stands
i u alone where thc Conservativees
asked for an amount to be struck
out of the estimates? Ninety-nine
per cent of the estimates are allowed
to go without challenge by tbe party
which charges extravagance, but
fails to npply the remedy at the
proper time. For every case wnhih
objection is made lo ^expenditure,
the Conservatives have made proposals to increase thc expenditure of
the country to ten times as much.
There have been four bye-elections within ns many weeks and in
each ense the Liberal bus been elected by a large majority. In one case
by acclamation and in another the
opponent of the govirnment lost his
deposit. The men who ignored the
administrative acts of the government und indulged in slanders were
found to Imve absolutely no influence with the electors.
Sir Wilfrid Laurier holds the eon
I'lilence of the people nml the devotion of his followers. He has slir
rounded himself by men of the
highest integrity and of great business acumen. In eleven years he
has transformed Canada from a
depressed, struggling and but little
known country, into n great flourishing and prosperous nation, vigor-
us, nlcrt, strong, self reliant. When
the time arrives Sir Wilfrid and his
followers will present themselves
before the electotate of Canada, confident that the people, the intelligent
electors, will recognize their worth,
their efforts for the benefit of the
Dominion, nnd the suecesi with
which Providence hns crowned those
olforts. They will be a united band
of capable men, devoted to their
country,   knowing  that Canadians
The Ladies Aid of the Methodist
Church will hold an "At Home" at
the parsonage on Tuesday evening,
January 14, commencing at eight
o'clock. All members and friends
of the congregation are cordially invited. Bring your friends with you
and enjoy a pleasant evening.
Aid. Woodland
After the council meeting Monday
last Aid. Wi odland made a malicious
insinuation to the effect that The
Sun's contract in regard to printing
the voters' lists bad not been fulfilled. The charge was evidently
made with the intention of injuiing
the publisher's business reputation.
To the people with whom we bave
done business during the past seven
yean a simple denial would have
been sufficient; but as such slanders
always travel very swiftly to the
enemy's camp, where they are magnified and find ready believers, we
have deemed it advisable to make
the following affidavit:
Dominion   of   Canada,   Province   of
British Columbia, Countv of   Yale.
—To* Wit:
I, G. A. Evans, of the city of Grand
Forks, in the province of British Columbia, do solemnly declare:
1. That I am editor and publisher
of "The Evening Sun," a newspaper
published in the suid city of Grand
Foi ks.
2. That I received instructions from
the city clerk of the corporation of the
eity of Grand Forks to print one hunt
dred copies of the Voters' List for the
said eity of Grsnd Forks for the
year 1908.
3. That in pursuance of said in*
structions I did on the fourth day of
January, A. D. 1908, deliver tj Mr.
J. A. McCalluin ten copies of the
samo, and on the sixth day.of January, 1908, I delivered two copies tu
Mr. A. K. Savage, chief of police for
the snid city, and  eighty-eight   copies
of the same to the said J. A. McCallum, city clerk of the said e.ty of
(irand Forks.
And I make this solemn declaration
conscientiously believing the same to
be true, and knowing Unit it is of the
same force ami ell'ect as if made under oath anil by virtue of the "Ciiiiu-
da Evidence Act, A. D. 181)3."
G. A. Evans.
Declared  beforo   me   at  the city of
Grand Forks this 7th day of January, A. D. 1908.
'[Seal.] W. 13. Cociirank,
Notary Public iu and for the Province
of British Coliiinbiii.
A word or two regarding Aid.
Woodland. He bus shown no special brilliancy during his term ol
olliee; h e was elected by "plumpers'
last year, making him virtually a
minority alderman; he has not represented the ward that elected him,
ns.at one time he even begrudged it
a little road work. This is all at this
c_y4i* the request of a
large and representative
number of ratepayers I
have consented to allow
my" name to be placed in
nomination for mayor of
the City of Grand Forks
for the ensuing year.
If elected it will be my
earnest endeavor to serve
faithfully the best interests
ofthe city.
Respectfully" soliciting
y"our vote and influence, I
am yours sincerely,
Even people who borrow trouble
have it to lend.
For Sale
cAlso an Assortment tf
H We Want
As we have a number of enquiries   for
small   farms.    We expect   a   number of
buyers in ra nd Forks at an early" date.
It you have farms for sale, call on
A. Erskine Smith 8 Go.
It's difficult for a selfish man to
deny himself anything.
Poverty  compels  a good  many
people to lead tbe simple life.
Wisdom is merely common sense
in an uncommon degree.
Whnt we need is more schools
that will turn out self providers.
It's a waste of time to tell a woman
that it's a waste of time to worry.
All one has to do to entertain a
•nin woman is to feed her taffy.
A man whom the world calls grent
may be but a small potato in the
eyes of hiB wife.
How a busy man doeBn't love a
persistently cheerful individual who
succeds only ill being noisy.
Matrimony is a good school for
teaching meekness.
It a good thing to be good,  but
ion't be a good thing.
Happiness of some good  people
doesn't show on their faces.
A wise husband is. one who brags
about his wife's cooking
We have some of the highest grade
paper and stationery for up-to-date
commercial printing every brought to
the Bounuary.    iSun Job Office.
Similkameen   I-iuh.   Plitrtct,    IM-strict    of
TAKK NOTICE that SamiiAl Horner, of
Orand Fork**. B.Oti o-ooUpaMon » l-rl-'kliiynr,
iiiti-ii-l-i tn apply fur -.|H>cinl timher lir**in.cs
i>v*r thn fiillm. iny ilfhi-rilu'il l.tiiilts. nil »itu*
lite in the ulmllkuini>f>fi DIvIhIom of Yule Din-
trfct, Prnvline of Hi iti-.li Co iimlitu:
1-ornttoti No. 1. Coinmenoinir at a post
markeil "Samuel Horner'-*, Soiitlieitt-t corner,'
iiliuited ulioiil Nixty uhiiliiH went of MuPnr-
Iniie Creek, adjonillltf no nth went eurner of
timher limit No. 161 Wt thenoe north KOohaiim,
t li-Mii*--' *.-.'•**( Wl clmliiN, thenre noiith 8(1 ohainK,
thenre eust W) onaltll to the point of flum-
mi'iii'i'iiit-nt, containiutf fl-ill acres, more or
If**-****     Located November 88tn 19117.
Samuel Horner, Lnoutor.
I .(leutii-it No. 2. Coinmenoinir at n pout
murki-il "Sumuel Horuer'H Sou tli Hunt OOI**-
ner," planted about forty ehahiM went of the
northeast oorner of Nu. l Loeotiuttt thenee
nortli Wi I'hiitiis, thenee* west Ml cliuin*-, thence
smith Ml I'liuiiis.tlii'iiee east HO chalnH to the
point of commencement, cuntalnlns; 64(1
iiiTi-K. iiinri* ur insti. Located November 28th,
Samuel Horner, Locator.
Location No. :i. Commencim? at a post
marked "Samuel Itarnnr's Southeast corner," niljniiiiiiu No. li Location ou the north-
eust corner; thence north 80 chnins. thence
west 80 ehaina, thence south 80 elmlnr*, theuce
cast Ml chnins to the point of commencement, eiiiituiiiiiiix (MO ncres, more or lem*.
Located November 28th, 11*07.
.Samuel liurner, Locator.
Location No. 4. Commencing at a post
marked "Samuel Horner's Southeust corner," niljuiiiirii*- Nu. H Locntion on the north-
east corner: theuce north 80 chains, thence
west 80 ciiuins, thenee south 80 chains, theuce
eust 80 chains to the point of commeuce-
meat, containing IU0 acres, moreor less, Located November 28th, ltto7. Samuel Horner,
Dated ut Grand Forks, 11. C, December 13,
Fish and Game in Season
Great Northern Railway
And Points West thereof in Quebec and 0    1   i
Selling dates, December 1st to SUt, inclusive.
Final return limit, 90 days.
Corresponding low rates to other Eastern Points,
Excellent service and accoimnadationn.
H. SHEEDY, Agent,
Aland.-Yukon Eiposltlo., Senile, June-October, 1909
Milk Supply Co.
Fresh Milk Delivered
Leave Orders at Jeff Davis' Store
For the fiimous AUTOMOBILE
SKATE, the kind that won't
bend or break, light and
strong, and every pair guaranteed, see
Irish Twist Roll
Imported Smoking Tobacco
Downey's Cigar Store
Bridge Street
B. C. Land Surveyor
Grand Forks, G. G.
P.O.B OX911
Phone  as AWJEDff
You Can Prepare This Simple
Recipe at Home and
Try It
is said  was established by i*.
A druggist here at home when
asked stated that he could either supply the ingredients or n K the prescription for our readers; also recommends it as harmless.
Druggists Here in Town Say
They Can Supply the
Get from any prescription pharm. -
cist the following:
Fluid Extract Dandelion, one-half
ounce; Compound Kargon, one ounce;
Compound Syrup Sarsaparilla, three
Shake well in a bottle and take a
teaspoonful dose after each meal and
at bedtime.
The above is consideaed by an eminent authority, who writes in a New
York daily paper, aa the finest prescription ever written to relieve backache, kidney trouble, weak bladder
and all forms of urinary difficulties.
This mixture acts promptly ou the
eliminative tissues of the kidneys, enabling them to filter and strain the
uric acid and other waste matter from
the blood which causes rheumatism.
Some persons who suffer with the
afflictions may not feel inclined to
place much confidence in this simple
mixture, yet those who have tried it
say the results are simply surprising,
the reliof being eiiected without the
slightest injury to the stomach or
other organs.
Mix some and give it a trial, It
certainly comes highly recommended.
It is the prescription of an eminent
authority, whose entire reputation, it
This Time it is a Tribute to
Some months ago J. I*. Martin,
president of the Carney Copper company, put an advertisment in the
Phoenix Pioneer, and offered a prize
of 810 for the best criticism. The
following letter from the president
announcing that Mr. Neil McCallum
of this city, is winner if the prize, explains itself:
Mr. Neil McCallum, Grand Forks,
Dear Sir:—1 congratulate you on
winning the prize in the criticism contest upon my Carney Copper advertisment in the Phoenix Pioneer, and
encloie my check for $10 in payment
thereof. Contestants entered freely
from all parts of the continent. Mr.
Wilcox, the editor, waa, sorely tried
for a few days. Wishing you the
compliments of the season and inn. h
good luck for the year, I am, yours
truly, J. L. Martin.
Noted American Author and
Homorist will Lecture
Here Tuesday.
One of The 20,000 Club's
Series of Interesting
The Phoenix voters' list contains
302 names, beside 17 on the outek'e
rchool district list. Ratepayers and
others are now reported to he busily
studying the list, nominations for
mayor and aldermen to take placr,
according to law, on Monday, Jan-
uaiy 13 and the election, if needed,
on the Thursday following.
The annual meeting of the Dt -
minion Copper Co., has been called
for Monday, January 27th, at the
company'* registered office in
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iu mot
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Opie Reid, the famous author and
humorist, will give an entertainment
at the Grand Forks opera house on
Tnesdav evening, Jan. 14, under the
nuspicesof the Grand Forks 20,00 I
C ub. If the man who can mak ■
other people laugh is a blessing to
I uraanity, there ought to be a statue
erected to Opie Reid. There are few
living American story tellers who can
produce for us more perfectly than
Mr. Reid does, the speech, manners,
and the whole social atmosphere of the
rural South and the rural West. His
latest lecture, "First One Thing and
Then Another," is a sparkling gem of
humor and wit, not unmixed with
pathos. Sstictly speaking, it is not a
lecture at all, but an informal heart-
to-heart talk that brings the speaker
into close intimacy with his heaiers
and keeps them roaring with laughter
or brushing away tears throughout tl e
evening. On the platform as in his
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the charm of his voice and manner,
the influence of his personality, combine to weave the magic spell that
holds his audiences enthralled. He
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that the lectuaer's purpose is serious.
He shows himself to be a wonderful
deleauator of character, and an artist
in the interpretation ot hisown work.
Secure your seats early as Mr. Read
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Knox Presbyterian Chuiich—
Sabbath service, at 11 a.m. and 7 p.
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J iETiiomsT Church, Rev. Schlich-
tor.—Services next Sunday at 11
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are welcome.
Baptist Church, Rev. F. W. Auvache, pastor.—Services on Sunday
at 11 a. m. and 7:30 p. m.; Sunday
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Paul Winters, a recent arrival in
Orient, killed himself on Monday
morning in a cabin near Iiuckcut by
severing the arteries of the left wrist
witb a razor which was found near
The annual mei-ling of the Royal
Victoria Mining Company, will be
held at Greenwood on J.nuury 27.
John D. Cameron died hits Thursday nt the hospital, in Phoenii,
following an operation for appendicitis, which was performed on
The Sun und the Toronto Weekly
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the reason why we do the piinting for
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We carry the most fashionable stock
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First.c1bsb board hy day, week or
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Synopsis of Canadian Homestead
ANY uvuil-ilil-- Dominion Und* within tt..
Knil.--.--v i:ru of llrltlsli (1.1111111.1.1 may he
hpmcstendeil bj any person who In the lie ml
i.f a family, or two mule ovaroluhteeu yent-i
of aire, t-> thi'extent uf one-quarter -teotlon
of Win-res, mure or less,
Entry mint he inndo penoitully at the looul
land office for the district in which the lane
it sit hate,
The homesteader i» required to perform
the couditloni iiiiiiie ted therewith  iiudei
one ul'tin- following plans:
(1) At leant six mouths' residence upon and
QUitivatioil of the land in euch y.-ar for threi
(2) If the father (or mother, if the father I-
decerned)*, of the homesteader resides upon a
farm In the vicinity of the luml entered for,
the lemiirei Ifl a* to reside! Ill •«>' he sat-
islied hy sMcli person residlm; witli the lathei
or mother.
(8) If the (settlor has his permanent reil-
dence tipDii farming land owned by him in
the vicinity of hni home-stead, the require'
meats as to residence may  be tmti-ttied  by
res ii Irm e upon the suhl land.
six mouths' notioe In writing should he
given the Commissioner nf Dominion Lands
ut Ottawa of intention to apply foi' patent,
Coul Coin iniuiliK rights nim he leased
for a jieriod of twenty-one years nt un annual lentnl of (1,0*9 per aere. Not more than
8,661 ■ iiun.ii shall he leased to one Individual or
company.   A royulty nt the rate of five cents
per ton shall he collected on tiie merchantable coal mined,
Deputy of the Milliliter of the Interior.
N.B.—Unauthorized   publication of   this
advertisement will not he paid for.
Women Who Wear Well.
It Is astonishing how great a change •
low years of married lift; often make In
the appearance and disposition of many
women. Tho freshness, tho charm, tho
brillianco vanish like tho bloom from a
peach which is rudely handled. Tho
matron is only a dim shadow, a faint echo
of tho charming maiden. There aro two
reasons for this change, Ignorance and
neglect. Few young women appreciate
the shock to tho system through tho
change which comes with marriage and
motherhood. Many negloct to deal with
the unpleasant pelvic drains and weaknesses which too often como with marriage and motherhood, not understanding
that this secret drain is robbing tho check
of its freshness and the form of Its
As surely as the general health suffers
when there Is dct-aijgcmcnt of tht health
of the delicate womatrtjorgans, so surely
who/T*tlu*9o organs anNjstabllshcd In
hearth thefae amj-WTlvafWe witness
totheiactInWMdcomclilwio Nearly
a million women have found health and
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en strong and sick women well. Ingredients on label—contains no alcohol or
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wholly of those native, American, medicinal roots cost highly recommended by
leading medical authorities of all the several schools of practice for the cure of
woman's peculiar ailments.
For nursing mothers.or f or those broken-
down In health by too frequent bearing of
children, also for tho expectant mothers,
to prepare the system for the coming of
baby and making Its advent easy and
almost painless, there is no medicine quite
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system. It is a most potent invigorating
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Invalids' Hotel and Surgical Institute
Uuflalo, J*. Y.
Carpets Gleaned and Laid.
Furniture Repaired, Upholstered and Cleaned, and
' other jobs in the house-
cleaning line. Rubber Tires
for Baby Carriages.
Second Hand Goods
Receive hoth Ladle* and Gentlemen an resi
dent or day students; has a complete Commercial or Dusiness Course; prepares stu-
'leutsto iraln Teachers' Certificates of all
trades; gives tiie four years' course for the
11. A. degree, and the first year of tho Sohoo
of Science course, in affiliation with the Toronto University; has a special prospectors-]
course for miners who work lu li.l.'. Instruction is aho given In Art, Music, Physical Culture aud Elocution. Term opens Sept.] th
1900,   For Calendars, etc .address
Windsor Hotel
Serves I lie most cnrc-
fiilly prepared meals
and the bent liriinilx
of winr.-, lii'imrs uml
Finest Rooms in the City
First and Bridge Strests
** J
A. J. Stewart
General Blacksmilhiny
and Repairing
Turning, Scroll Work. Saw
Filing, Gun Repairing, Manufacturer ol .Screen Doors anil
First Street        Grand Tcrks, B. G Jm&
. smou;
I pair boxes '
lost tha Thlnd lor ills Oul.luii*
r.ull Hoi Suspenders
I '[!lCST,.\'H'.'*ni,o1!ini',Bltii'y fit, bouuso tho*- cout-ilu mora
and liollur r.il'**r  Ulttn   Otllor  nnl.e-.    n'l.^in-   MM}*,   frc*
m.-ircmcNt of llio'l"»:j' ji, oTcry |w>»,fii>i*i; brraun" tbey lisiu j*-,1d-j;iT>
tiiJiiiirnrt*'. "fusnutsstl unttortutorMrnliii, itn-l bw»ms tho rui
Hiiaj.iruMri.nivrU.nii iimnllyfniuitl fu lui|ictiilcri, iiruvmillu-lh.Li
In.in ri.ivi'iu- nud win run; tliruuill.
Tho Molt OoafntsblsStlimndlH Kudu (nr Mnn.  You tli "r floy
In Until. Hixivy or Kiln H,.*,vV Wi*i*liU, Kiln*. I.im**(N*. H-.tr* Cmtt
boiiLSflo, liimpinuivotiiftj Kverj Sinn ami Boy Will Olrttlly lle-ifire
87 Lincoln Jit. fioatoa. Maas.
Our useful Bull I>og SvuTrnivi- Cnn%   aud Cadi malwl (or 10c. f****.*;!'.
In-lnu-li*.*- booklet, "Stria, or  Uow lo li;i-» Corrrctly,"
fne fl yob. 1111*11 linn thit iiuljli4-nii-.il
an aggravated oas-p enne of np|»pjn.Hi-
citis. A successful operation was
performed for the desoasn, and tne
patient is now reported o be recovering, though slow progress is being
Mr. Me Lean an I Dr. Appleton, nf
.Spokane, have secureJ a controlling
interest in the Little Bertha mine, the
well known North Fork property located a short distance from this city
It is stated that machinery is to he
installed in the mine at any early date
and that work on an eiteusive scale
will be curried on there during the
coming summer, The full plans of
the new owners, however, will not he
made public for a week or two.
The co-operative store's delivery
team ran away on upper Bridge street
last Monday. The driver was cut
about the face and otherwise bruisod.
Born—In G-and B'orks, on Mov
day, January 6, ]!'<'7, tc Arr. and
Mrs. J. L. Meikle, t> daughter
A blaze in Mr. H. ''. Hanington's
ba> n called out the department early
Sunday morning.  The firs had gained
too much of a headway when Hie brigade reached the scene to .save the
building, and it was completely destroyed. Some fowl in the barn .vera
also well roasted for the Sunday dinner.
Wall iSt Creelman on Tuesday last
completed their contract of construct
ing the additional coal and coke bun
Iters at the Granby smelter. The
outfit they have iu this city will probably be removed to Winnipeg.
Mr. and Mrs, H. W. Warrington
returned last Sunday evening from a
month's holiday trip to Oregon and
California points.
The live siH'cnssfiil Rssays fur the
various FliiiniTuyt prizis on the several subjects i.f British Columbia's
Potential Hiehi's; the position of C'upi-
tul and Labor; Timher; Fisheries;
Mining, nre shortly to be published,
eimbined in pamplet form.
Optimists see for the province of
j British Columbin a future resplendent
1 in the fruition of its destiny as the
binding Province of the Dominion,
und the aim of the publication of
these essays is the enlightenment of
those to whom it lias yet but « nebular
The pamplet is for circulation freely
among English-speaking peop'es, and
will be mailed upon application,
The board of licensing commissioners held an adjourned meeting
■n the city hall last Saturday, and
granted licenses to the Winnipeg
hotel and to the Grand Forks
hotel, the granting of which were
postponed at the last regular meeting.
John Hutchison, the wood dealer,
was taken to the Cottage Hospital
last Saturday evening, suffering from
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Billheads nnd Statements,
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Bills of Fare and Menu Cards,
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Good Printing—the kind we do—is in itself
an advertisement, and a trial order will convince
you that our stock and workmanship are of the
hest. Let us estimate on your order. We guarantee satisfaction.
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Job Department
Prints more live Boundary news thai
any other paper published in tin
district. The price of Tiik Sun it
only SI.OO per year—one-half the cost
of its competitors. The Sun is never
on the fence regarding questions of
public interest. The Sun is acknowledged to be one of the brightest
papers published in the interior of
the province. Those who subscribe
und feel dissatisfied, will have their
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of publication.
The Eveninu Sun and the Toronto
Weekly Globe and Canada Farmer,
$1.00 per year in advance.
The Evening Sun, The Winnipeg
Weekly Free Press and Prairie Farmer and the Montreal Family Herald
and Weekly Star, $2.00 per year in
The following table gives the ore
for 1905, IH06  and for the past week:
(■iranby Mine?. Phoenix	
SiiowsnoBi   I'hoenix	
Mother Lode, Deadwood	
B. C. Mine. Summit	
Kiniiin, Summit	
Ol'o Denoro, Summit Cump	
Bonnie Belle; Deadwood	
I'lonl;Ivn-Steniwinder, Phoenix	
I.lull.i.  I'lioenix	
Rawhide, I'lioenix	
Sunset. Deadwood	
Mountain Rose, Summit	
Senator, .'iiniinil Cuinp	
Morrison. Deadwood	
Sulphur King, Sum mit	
Winnipeg, Wellington ,	
Rig Copper, West Copper	
Carmi, West Fork	
Snllv. Wesl Fork 	
Rlill'lliier; West Fork	
Butcher Boy, West Fork	
Providence, Greenwood	
Elkhorn, Greenwood	
Stinlhniore. Providence	
Preston, Skylnrk	
Prince Henry, Skylnrk	
Skylark, Skylark Camp	
Lust Chance, Skvlark Cainp	
E. P. U. Mine, Skylark Camp	
Buy, Skylnrk	
Mavis, Skylark	
Don Pedro, Skylnrk	
'rescent, Skylnrk	
Helen, Greenwood	
ilepublic,Boundary Fulls	
shipments of  Boundary mines
1900 1907   Past Week
801,404 G0.S.-1-29
8,426 186,139
104,1 "JO 1*19,80:!
I..345        1,370
12,881       15,941
6,404        6,314
140.085        43,295
2.960 14,929 	
26,082 65.623
48,890 31.'270
3,555 2,942
Total,  tons  1,158,991
Smelter Treatment—
Granby Smelter  828,879
B. C. Copper Co.'s Smelter  121,031
Dominion Copper Co.'s Smelter  218,811
Total treated.
    1,168,121   1,110,860
Authoriaed .-■hiuhes—, Paid   Total to   Latest     Per
NlUloprouPANY.              Cavltal.    Issued. Par. 1906.      Date.      Date.   Share
Or.nbj.Consolidated-Copper.   tl5.DUl.000     19.1,000 $100 t.1,620,000 (2,903,830Sept. 1907 (3.10
Csrlboo McKinney—Gold      1,290.000   USO.IWO     (1            S4II.8BT Feb. 19114      .04
Providence-Silver       2UU.U00      S1000     S5 10.000       88,221 Sept. 1906     .so
U.C. Copper-Copper'     3,000.000   709,000     $.1         201,200 jSept. 1907     .40
Similkameen Land   Division, District of
TAKE NOTICE  that A. Erskine Smith,   of
Grand Porks, Br it ith Columbia, occupa*
lion it Hr--.l-.er, intend** to apply for a special
timber license over the following .lescrlbed
ti»n<ln, all situate In the Slnillkntneeu I>ivision
of Yale District, rrovh.ee of British Col*
Location No. 1. Commenoinir at a post
marked "A. Erskine Smith's S.W. corner,"
planted on the east bank of the West Fork
of the North Fork of Kettle Klver, about
eiffht miles north of the northern boundary
of Lot 8635,Gioup 1, Similkameen Land Division, Yale District; theuce eust 160 chains,
thence north 40 chains.thence west 160 chains,
thence south 40 ohains to thc point of commencement, containing 640 aores, more or
leif. LocatedOotober 2'2ud, 1907.
Location No. 2. Commencing at a post
marked "A. Krsltiite Smith's ***. W. corner,"
planted on the east bank of the West Fork of
the North Fork of Kettle Klver. about 8U
miles north of the north boundary of said
Lot 868-"»; thence east 160 chains, thenoe uorth
40chaiiiH, thence west 160 chains, thence
uo.ith 40 chains to the point of commencement, containing 640 acres, more or less. Lo*
cited October 22nd, 1901.
Locution No. 3. Commencing at a post
marked "A. Krskine Smith's S. w,. oorner."
plunted ou the east bank of the said West
Fork, about nine miles north of tbe said
northerly boundary of suid Lot 'MVXr. theuce
east 160 chains, thence north 40 olmlns.thence
west 180 chains, theuce south 40 chains to the
point of commencement, coiitulnlm* 640
acres, more or less. Located October 22nd,
Location No. 4. Commencing at a post
marked "A. Erskine Smith's S. W. corner,"
planted ou the east bank of the said West
Fork, about 91 *, miles north of the northerly
boundary of said Lot B63fl; tbence east 160
chains, thence north 40 chains, thence west
160 chains, thence south 40 chains to the
point of commencement, containing 640
acres, more or less. Locuted October-.2nd,
Location No- ft. Commencing at a post
marked "A. Erskine Smith's N. E. corner,"
planted on the west bank of the said West
Fork, about ten miles north of the said
northerly boundary of said Lot Mtt| thenoe
Mouth HO chain*, tbence west 80 chains, ♦hence
north HO chains, thenceeast SO chains to the
point of commencement, contulofng 640
acres, more ur less. Located 2Srd day of
October, 1907.
I-ocntlon No, 6. Commenting at a post
marked "A. Erskine Smith's N. H. corner,"
planted on the west bank of the said West
r'o.-k, about nine miles north of the north
boundary of said Lot 3635; thence 80 ohains
south, theuce HO chaius west.thence HO chains
north, theuce 80 chains east to the point of
rommencemnet, containing 040 acres, more
or less.   Located 23rd day of October, 1907.
Location No. 7. Commencing at a post
marked "A. Erskine Smith's S. W. corner,"
planted on the west bank of thesaid West
Fork, about 12'., miles north of the north
boundary of said Lot 3635; thence 160 chains
east, thence 40 chains north, thence 160 ohains
west, thence 40 ohains south to the point of
commencement, containing 640 acres, more
or less.   Located 2Uhof Ootober, 1907.
Location No. 8. Commencing at a post
murked "A. Krskine Smith's N. W.oorner,"
plnnted on the east bank of thesaid West
Fork, about 14H miles north of the north
boundary of said Lot 3685; thenoe 180 ohains
eabt, theuce 40 chains south, thenoe 160chains
west, thence 40 ohains north to the point
of commencement, containing 640 acres-more
or less.   Located iftth Ootober, 1907.
Locution No. 9. Commencing at a post
murked "A, Krskine Smith's 3. E, corner,"
planted on the east bank of the said West
Fork, about 16 miles north of the north
boundary of said Lot 8635; thenoe 40 chains
east thence lBOohains north, thence 40chains
west, thence 160 chains south to the point of
commencement, containing 640 acres, more
or less,   uocuted 2rith October, 1907.
Dated at Urand Forks, B.C., this 16th day
of November. 1907.
Geo. Taylor
General Contractor,
Excavator, Etc.
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Grand Forks. B. C
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