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Legislative Library
Sixth Year---No. 38.
Grand Forks, B. C, Friday. April 19, 1907.
$1.00 Per Year in Advance.
Bourassa Again Attempts to
Introduce a Matter That
Had Been Settled
Prime Minister Insists on Parliamentary Procedure--Bou-
rassa Ruled Out
Special Correspondence of The Sun.
Ottawa, April 12.—Once more the
time of the house and the money of
the people have been wasted in an
abortive attempt by Mr. Bourassa,
the peripatetic member for Labelle, to
resurrect an issue that had been dead
and buried several days, and at whose
obsequies that member had officiated
in the role of chief mourner.
Not content with the expressed
judgment of the house—a calm, well
considered unimpassioned verdict—
rendered after the member for Labelle had been given every opportunity to state his case re "Fowler
charges," Mr. Bourassa gave notice of
another attempt to disturb the public
mind and embroil the members in mutual recriminations. .
On the first occasion Sir Wilfrid
Laurier, as leader of the house and
head of a great party, extended to Mr.
Bourassa more latitude than a strict
interpretation of the rules of the house
permitted, and he was allowed, without any person questioning his right
11 do so, to ventilate his grievancee,
hampered in no manner or form by
the rnles nf procedure. Rarely has
such license been granted a member of
the house of commons by the leader nf
the house or speaker, but Sir Wilfrid
Laurier appeared anxious that no
technicality should interpose between
the excitable member fur Labelle
which might have the effect of preventing that gentleman giving expression to his views on the subject of
the "Fowler charges."
The result is historical—the member for Labelle posed before the house
and the well-filled gallaries for two
hours or more, and the burden of his
cry was that he had no charges to
make against any person because he
had no evidence, but he was very anxious that some honorable gentleman
should formulate charges against some
other honorable gentleman whether
they had evidence or the contrary.
Sir Wilfrid's scathing febuke and unanswerable arraignment of Mr. Bourassa for the course ho had thought
proper to pursue are well known to
the country at|large. The house very
properly voted down the motion Mr.
Bourassa offered, and there, to all intents and purposes, the incident ended.
On Wednesday last the so-called
question of privilege on the part of Mr.
Bourassa came before the house in the
form of a resolution, The proposed
terms of the resolution were carefully
concealed by the member for Labelle.
No person was permitted to know the
ground upon which a question of privilege was based. No person who might
be involved in the motion was given
an opportunity of preparing somo observations on it. Even tho leader of
the house was ignored, and kept uninformed of the nature of the privilege
which Mr. Boufassu desired to establish.
Upon rising to address himself to
the subject Mr. Bourassa faced an unsympathetic house, and a slim attendance in the gallery, which alone had a
marked effect upon the honorblo member, who usually selects an occasion
when he may be sure of an audience.
Before stating his ground for a question of privilege, Mr. Bourassa read
the resolution he intended to submit
to the house. Here is where Mr.
Bourassa realized the grave error into
which his ill-considered action and ig
norance of parliamentary procedure
had led him. No sooner had he read
the resolution than the speaker interposed with these words:
"Having heard the terms of the
motion, it seems to me that it cannot
but revive the discussion previusly had
on the same question in the house;
and under the rules of the house it
would be out of order."
It must be remarked that the point
of order was raised by the speaker,
who thereupon invited the judgment
of the house on the subject.
Mr, Bourassa, having, of course, no
alternative, at once concurred in the
ruling of the speaker, but proceeded to
make a wandering plea that although
he might be transgressing the rules,
he wanted to be allowed to proceed.
In this view he received some support
from Mr. R. L. Borden and Mr. Foster, but it was not until the matter
had been placed beyond all question
by Sir Wilfrid Laurier that the speaker definitely ruled the motion out of
Sir Wilfrid contended that the traditions and rules of the house should
he maintained. He reviewed the manner in which rules of procedure had
come down from the mother of parlia-
ments.and had proved to be, from long
experience, well adapted for deliberate
assemblies. The prime minister again
informed the member for Labelle what
was his proper course of action in case
he knew anything to the discredit of a
fellow member. Sir Wilfrid concluded
in these words:
11 think t'.ie common sense of the
house will not allow a departure from
what is a weli known law of parliament, or from the rules which would
be applied in England if cases of this
kind were to arise, and therefore it
seems to ine that we have only to
maintain the traditions and rules of
the house and of parliamentary government. If there are cases which
arise and which call for the application of disciplinary measures, 1 am
sure, from experience we have had not
very far back, the house will be equal
to the occasion every time."
When the premier resumed his seat
the house was quite satisfied that,
however willing to pander to the eccentricities of the member for Ijibclle,
that it would bo a dangerous precedent
to act contrary to thc established parliamentary practice.
The speaker thereupon said: "Having heard the discussion upon the
quostion I am more than ever confirmed in the view that the ruling is a
proper one, and I therefore rule the
motion out of order."
Not content even with this, Mr.
Bourassa appealed from the ruling uf
the chair. Even then lie found a number of Consei vatives supporting the
chairman's ruling, for on going to a
vofe the speaker was sustained by a
majority of 07.
It may be it was the lack of interest
on the part of members of the  house,
it   may  be it  was the empty gallery,
but whatever the cause, Mr. Bourassa
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City Electrician Resigns and
L. M. Leamy Is Appointed
His Successor
Employees of the City Must
Not Frequent Bar-Rooms
When on Duty
The regular bi-weekly meeting of
the city council was held in the
council chamber Monday evening,
Mayor Mammar, Aid. Donaldson,
Hardy, Horner, McCallum, Mcintosh and Woodland being present.
The resignation of Wm. Waterston as city electrician, to take effect
April 30th, was read by the clerk,
arid on motion ol Aid. Woodland
and Horner, the same was accepted.
Applications for the position made
vacant by Mr. Waterston's resignation were received from W. J. Shannon, J. M. Leamy and R. D.
Thomas. In order to give other applicants a chance to apply for the
position, and also to give the council
time to investigate the qualifications
of the applicants, the appointment
of Mr. Waterston's successor wns deferred until Wednesday evening.
Mr. T. P. O'Farrell's offer to make
an up-to-date map of the city for
(250 was referred to the finance
A communication Irom Amelia
Wiseman asked the city for $10
damages on account of electric light
poles being placed on her land. Referred to city solictor.
The health and relief committee
was authorized to allow the construction of septic tanks in the hotel
A petition from property owners
on Cecil and Garden streets for a
three-plank sidewalk, was referred
to. the water and light commit tee,
with instructions to report Wednesday evening.
Mr. A. C. Sbtton addressed the
council on behalf of the Columbia
brewery. He stated that the embankment now being constructed ns
an approach to the Fourth street
bridge threatened to block ingress
and egress to the alleyway on thnt
street for teaming purposes. This
would damage the property materially—proliably to the extent of sev-
eral thousand dollars, There should
be cribbing, so the earth would not
conn* closer limn hventy.*flve feet to
the brewery. lie wanted the council to look the ground over and
place itself on record on the question. The mayor and aldermen expressed the opinion that while the
council might be within ils legal
rights to establish any street grade
it deemed proper, yet it had no desire to damage the property of individuals or corporations, and decided
to look the ground over on the following day and to defer taking action on thi; matter until Wednesday
A letter from Engineer Gamble,
of Victoria, stilted the government's
share, 14000, for ihe construction
of the Fourth street bridge would he
ready as soon as the structure hail
been approved hy thc government
A   communication   from   A.   L.
Clements, local C. P. li. agent, asked
for a water rute after the 1st of next
month, and if the city wished to
furnish the coinpany with water at
all or not in the future. He also
thought that sixty days' notice of
the termination of the present contract should have heen given. On
motion, the council established a
rate of #75 for the tank and the
regular price for taps, the shut-off of
the tank to be under the control of
city employees.
Aid. McCallum reported that the
townsite company had refused to
make any contribution towards the
grading of Gold street. The council decided to donate four days' work
with the city team, provided the
property owners completed the
The auditor's quarterly statement
was read by the clerk. The receipts
for the firBt three months of 1907
had been 812,395.11, and the expenditures $11,574.08.
The chairman of the finance committee reported that he had been
compelled to cut out some of the
items in the estimates in order to
make the. tax rate as low as possible.
The mayor complimented the chairmen of the various committees for
the pains they had taken in preparing the estimates, stating that they
had itemized the [needs of their departments more fully than any previous committee chairmen.
The finance committee recommended the payment of the usual
number of monthly accounts.
Aid. Woodland reported that the
council committee and a committee from the athletic association
had met and discussed tbe public
library question. Mr. S. T. Hall had
offered to take the library into his
place of business and look after it
without any expense to the city.
The mayor suggested that the
council co-operate with the 20,000
club in setting aside a day for general cleaning up purposes of yards,
vacant lots, etc. He thought it
would he advisable to declare a civic
holiday for this purpose. On motion of Aid. McCallum and Mcintosh, a committee of two wns appointed to interview the 20,000
club on thiB subject. The mayor
named the mover and seconder of
the resolution as such committee.
On motion of Aid. Woodland and
Hardy, the clerk was instructed to
notify city employees that they are
prohibited from spending the city's
time in bar-rooms when they ara on
duty. This resolution was adopted
The street sprinkling question was
brought up by the mayor, and on
motion ef Aid. Donaldson, the city
clerk was instructed to ascertain
tbe amount the business men would
be willing to contribute towards de
fraying the coBt of this work.
Aid. Woodland wanted to know
if tliere any gamblers in town who
acted as boosters for games. The
mayor answered that the police department had been given instructions to prosecute all such cases.
The council then adjourned till 7
o'clock Wednesday evening.
plicant submitted a number of rcc-
ommdations, showing his qualifications for the position. A secret ballot was then taken, which resulted
in three votes for Mr. Leamy and
three for Mr. Shannon. The mayor
cast the decidiug vote in favor of
Mr. Leamy, thus electing him to
the position made vacant by tho
resignation of Mr. Waterston.
A lettei was read from F. W.
Reid, asking the council to specify
the working hours of city employees,
in order to make it possible to comply with the resolution adopted
Monday night prohibiting them
from visiting bar-room when on
duty. The aldermen appeared to
concur in the opinion that it was a
good resolution, and that it was to
the hest interests of the city employees to observe it. The matter
was dropped by the city clerk being
instructed to explain the motif of
the reslution to Mr. Reid.
The mayor stated that he had instructed the policemen to observe
this resolution, and they had made
no complaint.
Aid. Donaldson stated that the C.
P.R. agent had informed bim that a
rate of $75 per month for city water
would be prohibitory.
On motion of Aid. Woodland,
the time for completing the assessment roll was extended to May 6th.
The council then adjourned.
The Mayor and all the aldermen
were present nt the adjourned meeting Wednesday evening.
The lirsi business transacted was
the appointment of a city electrician.
Applications for the position were
rend from L, M. Leamy, W. J. Shannon nml li. B.   Thomas.    Each   np
Death of a Pioneer
The death of Charles K. Simpson,
aged 51 years, occurred at his home
near Columbia last Friday evening at
10 o'clock, after an illness of but four
days, the immediate cause of his demise being heart trouble. Deceased
leaves a widow and three children—one
son and two daughters—to mourn his
Mr. Simpson was one of the oldest
settlers in this valley, naving come
here in 1893 from the states. He was
born in Rockford, 111., where he spent
his early manhood days. Shortly
after coming to this country he engaged in the lumber business, operating a sawmill for a number of vears.
During the past six years he has been
proprietor of the Wayside Inn, which
is located on land which he preempted, and which adjoins the city
limits. He was a man of upright
character, and was highly esteemed by
all who knew him. Much sympathy
is being expressed for the bereaved
family by the citizens generally.
The funeral was held at 2 o'clock
Sunday afternoon, Rev. E. Manuel
conducting the servico. Thero was a
large turnout of pioneers and friends
of the family.
The lawn at the pretty residence of
L. A. Manly, across the North Fork,
is receiving extensive improvements
under the supervision of II, B. Cannon. Numerous walks and driveways
aro being laid out, and ornamental
shade trees and shrubbery are being
planted, and will add to tho beauty of
tho naturally lovely location.
W. B. Cochrane attended a complimentary dinner tendered Judge W.
R. Williams at tho Brooklyn hotel,
Phoenix, last Saturday evening by
tho "Boundary Tillicums." There
were about thirty-five or forty guests
present. An enjoyable time is reported.
E. A. Rainey, tlio tolmcconist, was
taken ill last Monday, and has been
compelled to spend the present week
at the Cottage hospital. His condition is said to be gradually improving,
and his many friends hope that ho
will soon regain his old-time vigor. illjp 1-totmu} &mt
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FRIDAY,  APRIL 19,  1907
The strike of the coal miners in
the East Kootenay and Alberta districts was precipitated a couple of
days ago by the men drawing their
time and refusing to report for duty
As the struggle threatens to cause a
suspension of all industries—transportation as well as mining and
smelting—in this province, a speedy
adjustment of the points in dispute
may be looked. Public opinion will
force both the miners and operators
make concessions.
J. D. McNiven, fair wage officer
of the federal department of labor,
has already arrived on the scene,
and is confident that tbe new labor
bill will result in something tangible
being done towards adjusting the difficulties. Regarding the operation
of the new law, he says: "The bill
commences where the contending
parties formerly left off. In the majority of labor controversies the contending parties usually fought it out
among themselves, and then as a
last resort declined to refer the points
at issue to arbitration. Now the arbitrators will be at work in the first
instance, and I hope that a great
deal of time will be saved in the settlement of strikes and lockout."
In the Boundary the strike will,
if prolonged, completely paralyze the
mining and smeliting industry. The
C.P.R. yesterday notified the Granby company that it would be unable
to haul any more ore after Monday
next on account of coal shortage, and
it is feared that the smelter in this
city will be compelled to close down
in a few days.
During the late provincial elections Finance Minister Tatlow was
style, by the Conservative press, the
magician who had transformed a
deficit into a surpluB. As the surplus has now completely vanished,
there is a suspicion lurking in our
mind that Mr. Tatlow is more of a
hypnotist than a magnician. He
simply hypnotized the whole province with a fake surplus.
There is a growing suspicion
among the G*and Forks coal barons
that they have been buncoed again,
and that the bill to give them their
rights, as promised in the speech
from the throne, will not be brought
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abandoned this latest attempt to advertise himself, and ho withdrew from
the chamber, having succeeded once
more in wasting time that might have
been employed by the house more
profitably in the interests of the
It may be interesting to many people to know the part Mr. Bourassa
takes in directing the legislative machinery of the country. This gentleman manages to get his name in the
public press and before the people
constantly, and always in connection
with some incident which at the time
attracts general attention. It does not
always happen that Mr. Bourassa is
tho primary cause of thc incident com
ing to public attention; it is, however,
ijuite sufficient for him that the inci
dent should, at the moment, lie in the
glare of the public gaze, mul then he
hastens to associate himself with it
and projects himself into the lime
light, and the incident becomes of sec-
dary importance.
A conscientious member of parliament, who fills the duty required of
him as the representative of a constituency, finds his time fully occupied
during the session with the various
standing committees of the house. To
theso committees all important mutters are referred before they come up
in the house.
Is Mr. Bourassa ever seen in a
committee room?   Never.
Does he ever add his judgment to
the judgment and experience of the
members in framing legislation upon
which our industrial concerns are
based!   Never.
Does he ever appear to the rail way
committee and assist in drafting bills
upon which the transportation system
of Canada is founded?   Never.
Does he assist the public accounts
committee in examining into the pay
ments made in the government service?
Is he found shoulder to shoulder
with other members carefully examining and improving bills for the better
government of this country of ours?
Does he ever introduce legislation
into the house having for its object
the betterment of somebody or some
thing?    Never.
Does he ever discuss with ministers
how money has been spent during the
past fiscal year, when the estimate"
are before the house?   Never.
Has he anything to say against the
policy of the government?   Nothing.
Does he ever attend a caucus?   No.
What does he do?
He hibernates in a comfortable private room in the house of commons,
supplied bim by the Liberal govern
ment, and tliere he cogitates upon
matters in respect of which a sensation may develop, and forthwith
launches himself into the public gaze.
He initiates little or nothing, apparently takes no interest in the business
of the country, rarely is found in his
seat, and occasionally addresses public
meetings or clubs in various parts of
This is an unbiased statement of
fact. His te idiness to plunge into a
debate which is directed more at Sir
Wilfrid Laurier than at the Liberal
party is obvious. His antagonism and
personal dislike to Sir Wilfrid are
scarcely concealed, and yet the prime
minister rarely pays any attention to
him unless the circumstances warrant
a verbal drubbing. He may be said to
be a man of little use in parliament,
and his frequent appearance in the
lime light probably are a t.ue index
of his general makeup. .
When the house met on Tuesday
after the Easter holidays Sir Wilfrid
Laurier made the announcement that
he had received the resignation of
Hon. Mr. Eiumerson, minister of railways and canals. Sir Wilfrid explained that he hail placed the resignation in the hands of his  excellency.
The following correspondence was
submitted to the house by  the  prime
Oflice nf the Minister of Hallways anil
Canals, Ottawa, April I, 1907.
Dear Sir Wilfrid—You and I, and
indeed the whole country, have been
aware that the attention of parliament
has been interrupted by certain innuendoes against members of your cabinet. Mere gossip is difficult to meet;
but when the medium of the press has
been sought to name mens one of your
colleagues in a slander, false on its
face, I have directed that proceedings
bo taken against certain newspapers
for the purpose of vindicating myseff,
not only against the direct charge, but
also against the insinuation involved
I am conscious that I am in a position to ho exonerated in the eyes of
the country and myself.
My object in taking these proceedings is to vindicate my character, aside
from all political considerations.
It is expected that you will leave
hero on Thursday for England in  the
interests not only of Canada but ofathe
empire, and I would be very sorry to
prove to be in any way jin obstacle in
that departure. Of necessity the decision of the courts will not be in time
to make you feel free. Feeling as I do
that it would be unfair to you, to my
colleagues and to the party generally,
that I should be under such an irapii
t-ation while occupying a place in your
cabinet, I have therefore to ask you to
accept my resignation as minister of
railways and canals.
Assuring you of tny personal esteem
and of my gratitude for the many
kindnesses shown by you, and of my
belief in au adherence to the policy of
your government, and of the hope that
my sure vindication will in the eud be
a matterof satisfaction to you, I have
the honor to be, dear Sir Wilfrid,
yours faithfully.'J
II. R, Emmf.kson.
Sir Wilfrid's reply!
**"OrrlwA, April I, 1907.
My Dear Emiiiei'*oii—1 have come
'to the conclusion that the course which
you take is, under existing circumstances, in the public interest. Y'ou
owe it to yourself, to your colleagues
and friends, to clear your character of
the charges levelled against it. "jYon
could well ignore insinuations, but direct and specific charges you do well
to face as soon as uttered.
I will place your resignation in the
hands of his excellency. ] ■• i„"""j
Let me assure you that I, as well
as your colleagues, appreciate the ef
forts, labor and zeal with which you
struggled to advance the public welfare in a most arduous department.
Believe me, my dear Emmerson,
yours very sincerely,
Wilfrid Laurier.
Mr. Emmerson mode a short statement to the house, in whioh he reiterated wbat had influenced him to'take
this course.
The bill providing for a new tariff
passed its third reading- on Tuesday
after a very long and wearisome de-
hate. Nearly every item had proved
the subject of debate at one time or
another during the progress of the
bill, but upon its third reading all the
old arguments were produced again by
the opposition,and it was late at night
before the final stage was reached.
An amendment to the Yukon Act
was passed by the house. This provides for the appointment of an acting
commissioner in case of the absence or
inability of the commissioner.
An amendment was also made to
the Yukon Placer Act-, passed last session, which provides for different regulations with respect to the operation
of dredgiug leases in Yukon.
The estimates of the minister of
militia and defence were passed by the
house, and the estimates of the other
departments will come up in due
course. The house nas settled down
now to clear off the slate, and within
a short time the session will be
brought to a close.
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Where located: In Franklin camp, lying
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miner's certiHcate No. B92U57 intend, sixty
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H. SHEEDY, Agent,
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The well known Vancouver Photographer,
will remain in Grand Forks until *
Monday,  April 22
Any one desiring first-class work in his
line should call on him at
Blome's Old  Studio, Bridge  Street TOPICS OF THE TOWN
Dr. Dickson's automobile, which
was raffled last Tuesday evening,
was won by a ticket held by Messrs.
Al. Traunweiser, A. E. Smith,
Gus Parker and E. Miller. It took
a throw ol 19, made by Leo Mader,
to win the machine.
Brigadier Smeeton, of the Salvation Army, will visit Grand Forks
and conduct a meeting on April 24
Meetings every night during the
week, and on Sunday at 11 a.m., 3
and 8 p,m. All are welcome. M. G.
Sainsbury, officer in charge.
R. H. Trueman, the Vancouver
photographer, will only femain in
the city until Monday, April 22nd.
The doctor had charge of Dr. Kingston's practice during the latter's
trip to the coast.
George Taylor, the contractor,
made a business trip to Nelson tbis
John S. Clute, of New Westminster, inspector of customs, was a visitor in the city yesterday.
James McArdle and son Kenneth
left Wednesday morning for Spokane,
where they will visit friends for a
Costello Martin, a well known
smelter employee, left yesterday for
his old home in New Brunswick,
having received a wire stating that
his father is critically ill.
G. 0. Hoge, district superintendent of the B. C. Telephone company, was a visitor in the city yesterday.
Dr. Kingston returned home
Weddesday noon from a two weeks'
visit to the coast cities.
Dr. and Mrs. Newcombe have returned  to   their home in Midway.
Geo. Taylor
General Contractor,
Excavator, Etc.
All Orders Given Prompt and Careful
Grand Forks, B. C.
Geo. C. Brymer, representing J. A,
Knox tic Co., of Toronto, wus in the
city several days last week.
A. D. Morrison, the well known
and enterprising jeweler of this city,
is branching out in his business undertakings, having last week purchased
the business of Geo. E'. Dey, in Phoenix. Mr. Morrison will take possession on the 1st of May.
A bread war is reported to be raging between the bakers in Greenwood.
As the combatants are well supplied
with dough, the struggle will undoubted be prolonged.
The Kettle River Game and Fish
Protective association has been formed
at Greenwood, with the following
officers: President, G. B. Taylor; secretary-treasurer, James S. Birnie; ex
ecutive committee,- Messrs. McRiie,
Wright and Boak, with a member
each from Midway and Boundary
Falls. Thc initiation fee is 81.
Midway will celebrate tbe 24th of
May this year, as it has done for the
past eight or ten years. A fund of
some $600 has been raised for pi iz.es
for  baseball   tournament, sports, etc.
The baseball game last Saturday
between the bankers and printers resulted in a score of 18 to 10 in favtr
of the latter.
The new fire alarm system in Greenwood has been completed. It consists
of eight alarm boxes.
Turning, Scroll Work, Saw
Filing, Gun Repairing, Manufacturer of Screen Doors and
First Street
Grand Forks, B.C.
We  Are  Prepared
To Do Your
We have the most modern jobbing plant
in the Boundary Country, employ competent workmen, and carry a complete
line of Stationery.
Billheads nnd Statements,
Letterheads and Envelopes,
Posters, Dates and Dodgers,
Business and Visiting Cards,
Lodge Constitutions and Ity laws,
.Shipping Tags, Circulars and Plnnards,
Bills of Fare and Menu Cards,
Announcements nnd Counter Pads,
Wedding Stationery,
And everything turned out in an
Up-to-date Printery.
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
best. Let us estimate on your order. We guarantee satisfaction.
We Evening   Sun
Job Department
April   10th   was  selected    by the
Greenwood city council as the date furl
the annual  backyard  assessments  to
bj done in that city.
Wise People
Buy their
From us, because the quality of our goods is such
that friction between tbe cook and tbe better half of
tbe household is entirely eliminated, Our prices, too,
ure so reasonable that the bead of the family pays bis
monthly grocery bill ut our store with a satislied
smile.   Try|us und be convinced.
Phone No. 30s
'■ Opposite CP.R. Station
The Greenwood board of trade has
decided to issue a pamphlet giving, in
condensed form, all the mining and
other data of the district.
Aid. James Hardy aeturned last
Friday from a three months' visit to
southern California. He reports having had a pleasant trip, uud says his
stay in the south was beneficial to his
William Yolen Williams, consulting engineer of Granby Consolidated,
was a visitor in the city last Friday
Mrs. J. B. Henderson returned on
Monday from a short visit to Bonnington Falls and Nelson.
Frederic Keffer, of the B. C. Copper company, was a visitor in the city
last Saturday, and made a trip of inspection to the Lone Star mine, in
Washington, which his company is
operating at present.
City Solicitor E. Miller returned on
Friday evening from a week's business trip to Victoria and   Vancouver.
Geo. Clark  left for Spokane last
Sunday morning.
A. B. W. Hodges, general superintendent of the Granby Consolidated,
left for Spokane on a business trip last
Sunday morning.
Harry Clancy, who was seriously
burned at the Granby smelter last
week, is now reported to be out of
danger, but his recovery will necessarily be slow.
Mr. and Mrs. A. E. Smith and son
returned home last Saturday evening
from Portland, Ore. Master Smith,
who was quite ill in the webfoot city
last week, has now fully recovered.
Men Rule by Force, Women by Charm
And yet because they live lessactively
women neglect the early evidences of
failing vigor. The wise woman will
not permit her charms to lie robbed
by ill-health. When she feels appetite failing, nerves getting on edge,
color failing, she takes Ferrozone.
How it sharpens the appetite! How
quickly rich blood is avai'able to r -
store color to the cheeks, buoyancy to
the step. Better try Ferrozone. You'll
feel like a new being, with new vigor
and ability to confront life's dillicul-
ties. You are sure to bless the day
you commenced Ferrozone. Sold everywhere ill 60c boxes.
Wood l''nr Side -
Fir. Any length,
Phone 12.
Dry   I
'ine nnd
The Lion Bottling Works have cut
their price on all case and draught
wines and liquors.
Bicyci.es ano'Kkpaiu Woiik—A
complete line of 1907 models. A few
second-hand wheels cheap. Wheels
to rent. Guo. Ciiappi.k, opposite
Postoffice, First street.
Stock Certificates printed ut Tbe
Sun job office. ■
The Lion Bottling Works are selling Goodorham k Wort's Kye Whiskey the best rye whiskey in Canada,
for $3.00 per gallon.
flat. Apply at Dr. G. W. Ayerill'tj
If uu industrial establishment is not
kept up to date it rapidly degenerates
into a "junk shop." To guard against-
thi*1, The Hun job office is constantly
being augmented with the latest fashions in type and other material.
Hot and Cold Baths. Nicely Furnished
Stove-Heated Rooms. Entirely re-
furnished and renovated throughout.
First-class board by day, week or
month. SpecitU rates to steady boarders. American and European plans.
Finest itur In City iu Connection,
NOTICE 1b hereby given that 60 days ufter
I* date I intend to apply to the Honourable
the Chief Commissioner of Lauds and Works
for p rmluion to purchase the following described lauds in the Similkameen Land Division of British Columbia: Commencing at a
post marked "Theodore M. Knappeu's North
East Corner," said post being on the west
boundary of L. 514s. and about 20 chains
south of the N. W. corner of said Lot; thence
west 20 chains; thence south (iO ohains; thence
east 40 ohains; thence north 20 chains; thence
west 20 chains; thence north 60 chains to
place of beginning, containing 200 acres
more or let*.
ThkodobxMacvarlain Knappbn,
Per K. L. Bubnet, Agent.
Dated this Uh day of April, 1907.
Windsor Hotel
Serves the most carefully prepared meals
and tbe best brands
of wines, liquors and
Finest Rooms In the City
First and Bridge Strests
Palace Barber Shop
Ku/or Honing a Specialty.
NOTICE Is hereby given that 60 days after
date I Intend to apply to the Honourable
the Chief Commissioner of Lands and Works
tor permission to purchase the follow!ngde-1
scribed lauds lu the Sluiilkamcen Land Divi- |
hionof Hr iti-ih Columbia: Commencing at a '
post marked "John Hansel's N. VV, Corner,'
aud being about thirty miles north of Urand
Forks and near the Nortli East corner of Lot
.tl-ls ou the North Fork of Kettle River;
thence east80 chains; thence south 80 chains;
thence west 80 chains; thenoe north 80 chains
to place of commencement, containing 640 p a ■*/ DADL- Prnnriptnr
acres, more of less. „ r*    -*>  -«•    rARr/»   ITOprieiUr
JohlVWashington Hanbil, Victoria Hotel,
Per K. I*. BUHNET, Agent.    ' _4   at „       .     '
Dated this 4th day of April, 1907. BrMg. Street, Grand Forks, B. C.
Pacific Hotel
First-class iu every respect.
Sample rooms for commercial travelers.
Bot aud Cold Baths.
Uur in Connection.
Finest Brands of Wines,
Liquor** anil Olgars.
To make fortunes out
of the future you must
put something into the
Gold-Coppers Pay "Iff
Ulvldrmtls llll over
llritish I'lilimililii.
British .Columbia Illustrated
Containing "v, r 1041 Vltiws In 1'vtT.rl liliiir.   Post I'nl.l 23c, stamps.
Itii'licst I'i-i.vliii-.' In llii' llritish Umpire.
Nothing Klskml. Nothing Gained.
Nothing Ventured, Nothing Won
Spendid Opportunity for Investment
The Richest Men In the World are Investing In H. C. Copper-0 old and silver Mines
Why can't you hejfln now?
The Greatest Gold-Copper Dlsoovery of the Age Is In II. C.
CAPITAL, $625,000
Every Dollar Subscribed aud Used la Development of Mines.
Mines directly west of the Le Roi, whose shares are now about (11; Le Roi No. 2
sharesare about |1B and went up to $100; and Consolidated Mining aud Smelting
Co.of-Canada, Ltd.,shares$188each; the largest gold-copper mines In B.C. paid
Large Dividends. Assays from $5 to $800 In gold, copper, silver, with 82 per cent iu
Rossland mines received highest awards for richest gold-copper ore sent to
St. Louis Exposition. Big Four had Best Display at Dominion Fair, New Westminster, B.C.
No less than 100 shares sold. Shares can be had on installment plan, or yearly
contract, 15 per cent cash, balance monthly.
Company has no debts or liabilities.  Bend for Illustrated prospectus to Secretary.
P. O. Box 174, Vancouver, B.C., Canada. " E v
V., V. & E. Train Runs Away
Near Oroville With Disastrous Results
Two Engines and  Nineteen
Cars  Demolished — Six
Persons Injured
One uf the most disastrous freight
wrecks tbat has ever occurred in this
section took place in tbe yard at
Oroville yesterday morning at 3:30
o'clock, on the V., V. & E. As the
train was pulling Into that town
from the east, the engineer lost control of the air brakes, and it dashed
down a heavy grade into the town
at a terrific speed. The entire crew
made a desperate attempt to set the
hand brakes, but the train had
gained such headway that it was
found impossible to check its speed.
As it rounded a sharp curve it
crashed into another engine, which
was standing on the main line at the
water tank. The collision piled the
two engines and nineteen freight
cars in a heap 30 feet high, and completely wrecking tbe water tank and
coal bunkers. A number of the
crew were completely buried in the
wreckage, from which they were extricated with tbe greatest difficulty.
Six of tbe crew were or less ser-
ously injured, one of them so badly
that bis recovery is extremely doubtful. Five of tbe*n were brought to
this city yesterday morning on ihe
regular passenger train and placed
in the Cottage hospital. Dr. F. N.
Freer, of Oroville, accompanied tbe
injured men to this city. All day
yesterday Drs. Kingston, Newcombe
Confectionery, Fruits,
Cigars and Tobacco.
of its kind in the city.
To OLD BODEOA BUILDING, Opposite E. T. Bank, Bridge Street
Carpets Cleaned and Laid.
Furniture Repaired, Upholstered and Cleaned, and
other jobs In the house-
cleanliiftr line.
Second Hand Goods
rlotel V
Newly Refurnished Throughout,
First-Class Accommodations for
Transients. Smoltermen's Trade
Solicited. Terms Reasonable.
Table Supplied with tlio Best the
Market Aftords.
The Finest Brands of Wines,
Liquors and Cigars are Always in Stock at the Bar.
and Freer were kept busy looking
after the sufferers.
The injured are:
Daniel Evans, fireman, skull fractured and brain punctured; right
arm broken; right leg broken at ankle joint, and generally lacerated; recovery doubtful.
Joseph Fowler, fireman; both legs
broken below knee; left hand
Daniel McSwain, engineer; badly
scalded and burned on left knee -by
escaping steam; several cuts and
W. Brisnaham, brakeman; injured
spine, and several cuts and  bruises.
Dan Coughlin; nasty wound in
face, and minor cuts and bruises.
This morning all the patients are
reportod to be doing as well as can
be expected, though the condition of
Daniel Evans is still critical.
The scene at the station yesterday
morning, as the train pulled in with
the wounded, resembled a battlefield, and even tbe stoutest hearted
men had to avert their eyes from
the unfortunate sufferers.
The latest reports from the East
Kootenay coal strike are hopeful nf
an early adjustment of the differences existing between the operators
and miners. A dispatch from Fernie states that a meeting has been
arranged between the district officers
of the United Mine Workers of
America and the operators' assoc'a
tion, and will be held in that city
next Tuesday, the 23rd inst. From
Calgary comes the report that it is
tbe C.P.R. that is making the mist
vigorous efforts to settle the difficulty between the mine operators and
tbe men, as the company realizes
tbat a close down of the mines would
bave a most disastrous effect upon
their road.
Mayor Hammar bas decided to
declare Friday, April 26th, a civic
holiday, to be designated as a general cleaning up day. Everybody
is requested to turn out and do his
share towards improving the appearance of the city.
The first issue of Bulkley Pioneer
has been received at tbis office. It is
an interesting eight-page papers. At
present the publication oflice is in
LiO'f KB is hereby given that sixty days
™ after date hereof I Intend to apply to the
Honourable Chief Commissioner of Lands
and Works for the right to purchase the foi-
lowing described lands on the North Fork
of Kettle River, that is to say: Commeneliip
at a liost planted at southeast corner of It.
D. -JoiietT land pre-emption: thenee 80 chains
north; thence 4(» chains west; thence SO chains
south ; theuce 40 chains east to place of be-
fjinniiiL*-, contain!tin 820 acres, more or less.
Dated at Orand Forks this 5th day of April,
A. D. 1907.
M. b. WHITE.
fclOTICK Is hereby given that the '
W   Forks I
 _ Liquor Company, Limited," parrying on business at the City of Grand Forks,
In the Province of Hritish Columbia, Intends
to apply to the Lieutenant-Governor in
council, upon theexplratfon of three months
from the date of this notice, fnr perm 1 union
to change Its name to that of the "PaoiHo
Liquor Company, Limited."
Dated at Grand Forks, B.C., this 19th day of
March, A. D. 1907.
Solicitor for Company.
fteoelve both Ladies and Gentlemen as resident or day students; has a complete Commercial or Business Course; prepares stu-
dentsto (rain Teachers' Certificates of all
grades; gives the four years' course for the
B. A. degree, and the first year of the Sohoo
of Kcietme course, iu affiliation with the Toronto University; has aspcolal prospectors-!
course for miners who work lu U.C. Instruction is also given In Art, Music, Physical Culture and Elocution. Term opens Sept.l th
1906,   For Calendars, etc , address
The following table gives the ore
for 1905, 1906 and for the past week:
Grauby Mines, Phoenix	
Snowshoe,   Phoenix	
Mother Lode, Deadwood	
B. C. Mine, Snmmit	
Emma, Summit	
Oro Denoro, Summit Camp	
Bonnie Belle, Deadwood	
Brooklyn-Stemwinder, Phoenix.
Idaho, Phoenix	
Rawhide, Phoenix	
Sunset, Deadwood	
Mountain Rose, Summit	
Senator,* Summit Camp	
Morrison, Deadwood	
Sulphur King,Sunimit	
Winnipeg, Wellington	
Big Copper, West Copper	
Carmi, West Fork	
,Sally, West Fork	
I Rambler, West Fork	
Butcher Hoy, West Fork	
Providence, Greenwood	
Elkhorn, Greenwood	
Strathmore, Providence	
Preston, Skylark	
Prince Henry, Skylark	
Skylark, Skylark Camp	
Last Chance, Skylark Camp	
E. P. V. Mine, Skylark Camp...
Bay, Skylark	
Mavis, Skylark	
Don Pedro, Skylark	
Crescent, Skylark	
Helen, Greenwood.;	
Republic, Boundary Falls	
shipments of   Boundary ■mines
1906 1907   Past Week
801,40*4 1*18,24:1      17,630
8,426 17,780        1,280
104,120 44,778  ,-' 2,800
1,345 1,370            40
12,881 3,335          210
140,685 22,297        1,288
2,960 1,685           51?
26,032 18,389         1,91*2
48,390 6,765           886
3,555 1,040             9(1
Bicycle Sundries'
and Repairing
Total, tons	
Smelter Treatment—
Granby Smelter	
B. C. Copper Co.'s Smelter	
Dominion Copper Co.'s Smelter.,
30 •
1,158,991 276,010 27,454
828,879 156,855 16,872
121,031 66,337 6,760
218,811 46.927 5,344
Heavy and Light Dray Work
Attended to Promptly, Passengers and Trunks to and
from all trains.
Rothkrforo Bros., Props.
Following are the locations, certificates of work, bills of sale, etc.,
recorded in the Government office at
Grand Forks, B. C, of the Grand
Eorks mining division, from March
10 to April 16, inclusive.
Bichmond fraction, Central camp,
Henry Johnson.
Midnight, relocation of Minnie,
Seattle camp, ,J. II. Hodson and G.
Cameron; Missoura, relocation of
Ellis, Brown's camp, Ira J. Parker;
Denero, Summit camp, Nelson J.
Copper CHIT, McKinley eamp, E
Rice; Monica, McKinley rump, B.
M. Sweezey; Lucky Boy, Wellington camp, J. A. Nelson; Rambler,
Puss creek, K N. Reese; Night
Hawk, Pass creek, K. N. Reese;
Eureka, Gloucester camp, Peter
Donaldson; Copper King fraction,
Hardy mountain, John Holm et al.;
Trixy fraction, Wellington camp,
Adolph Sercu; Champion, Summit
camp, Jos. Buron; G. B. fraction,
Paulson, Geo. A. Paulson; Mnjuba
and Stetson, Hardy mountain, P.
Santure; Boston, Brown's cimip, W.
A. Pounder; Goldfield, Wellington
camp, Pat Walsh.
Emma, north of Grand Forks, all,
H. A. Huntley to co-owners; Molly
Prichard and Atlielstane fraction,
Wellington camp, provisional bill of
sale, Mary Rebecca Nelson to W. S.
Page; Yankee Boy, J. Burnt Basin,
Chas. Ehlers to John McNeel; Alpha,
all, Omega, all, Summit camp, A. L.
Rogers, Lake D. Walford and Vert
A. Walford to F. M. Kerby.
Emma, north of Grand Forks, C.
A. S. Atwood J, W. A. Pounder \;
Cottage, Franklin camp, Jacob Jaskulek J, Irvine Ballew -J-.
Mining Stock Quotations
•     -054
Alberta Coke k Ooal.     .29
American Boy Olf
B. C. Copper    8.00
Cons. Smelters 100.00
California 051
Cariboo-McKinney...     .03J
Dominion Copper     5.00
Echo 04
Furnace Creek     1.00
Gertie 15J
Granby 120.00
Happy Day 05J
Hecla     4.00
International Coal...      .42
OomPaul 22
Rambler-Cariboo 29*r
Snowshoe  40
Snowstorm     2.85
Stewart     2.40
Sullivan 07*.
Tamarck k Chesapk.    1.55
White Bear.assessablp    .05$
Total treated     1,168,121       270,119      28,976
AuthorUed r—shakes—, Paid   Total to   Latest     Per
Nami or,poi*PA(4T.              Capital.   Issued. Par. 1906.      Date.      Date    Share
r.r"ih*i".*ifn*??lld*-,!!?rFJopl>*r- **?SR-88» .iS'SK *m ttww (WM'N^im u
Cariboo McKinney—Oold     1,850,000  1,250,000     il 54SSS7Rnh   mi4      1)4
Providence-Silver       200,000      tim     {*) '" is'odu       ffi.S Sept. il»»     M
Let the Stomach Alone
You can't cure catarrh by dosing
the stomach. The disease is in the
throat, nose and bronchial tubes. Inhale Catarrhozone to the spot where
the disease really is —it cleans away
foul secretions, stops discharges at
once, purifies and heals the passages,
literally anihilates every trace of catarrh. Nothing else is so direct and
certain us Catarrhozone. Results guaranteed. Two sizes, 25c and 11.00, at
all dealers.
Synopsis of Canadian Homestead
A BARGAIN—House and lot in
North addition. Enquire at Sun
Dr. and Mrs. J. W. Frank, of
Nelson, are visiting friends in the
city today.
A. E. Smith & Co. this week sold
13 acres of Cooper Bros', ranch to a
Mr. Joslyn, of Alberta. This firm
reports a brisk enquiry for fruit
lands from Alberta and Saskatchewan parties.
Doubled Up With Cramps
Stomach feels like an infernal machine and you want relief mighty
quick. Nothing does the work half
so soon as Poison's Nerviline. Why,
it kills the pain instantly. If your
bottle is empty get another today.
Nerviline keeps the doctor bill small
because it cures little ills before they
grow big. Notning for indigestion,
heartburn and c.iamps like Poison's
Nerviline.   Large bottles for 25c.
ANY available Dominion Lands within the
""• Railway Belt of British Columbia may be
homeateaded by any person who la the bead
of a family, or any male over eighteen years
of age, to the extent of one-quarter section
of 180 aeres, more or less.
Entry must be made personally at the loeal
land office for tbe district in which the laud
la situate.
The homesteader Is required to perform
the conditions oonnejted therewith uuder
one of the following plans:
(1) At least six months' residence upon and
cultivation of the land In each year for three
(2) If the father (or mother, If the father is
deceased), of the homesteader resides upon a
farm in tbe vicinity of the land entered for,
the requirements as to residence may be satisfied by suoh person residing with the father
or mother.
(8) If the settler bas his permanent residence upon farming land owned by him In
the vlolnlty of bis homestead, the requirements as to residence may be satisfied by
residence upon the said land.
Six months' notice In writing should be
given the Commissioner of Dominion Lands
at Ottawa of intention to apply for patent.
Coal lauds mar be purchased at $10 per acre
for soft coal and $20 for anthracite. Not
more than 820 acres cun be acquired by one
individual or company. Koyaity at the rate
of ten cents per ton of 2,000 pounds shall be
collected on the gross output.
Deputy of the Minister of the Interior.
N.B.—Unauthorized publication of tbis
advertisement will not be paid for.
Siibli.ilIi services at 11 a. in. nnd 7 p.
in.; Siililwlh Sohool ami Bible class at
2)30 p. m. j Young People's Society of
Christian Endeavor, Monday, 7:30 p,
in. All are cordially invited; seats free.
Baptist Church, Hev. F. W. Auvache, pastor.—Services on Sunday
at 11 a. m. and 7:30 p. m.; Sunday
school and Bible diss at 3 p.m.
Methodist Church, E.  Manuel,
pastor.—Services next Sunday at 11
a. m. and 7:30 p.in; Sunday school
and Bible class at 2:30 p.m. The pastor will preach at both services.
Morning subject, "Once a Sheep Al-
wavs a Sheep;" evening subject, "The
Great Refusal."   Everybody invited.
Your Painful Corn
What it wants is thc soothing attention of Putnam's Corn Extractor,
which lifts out the very root and
branch in short order. No pain, no
after effect, just clean, wholesome
cure—that's Putnnm's.
Tsui Mam-a
CoPvmoHTa Ae.
Anyone sending a sketch and description nay
quickly aseertsln our opinion free whether an
iBfsnlloo is pribstilr r«lenlah|e, rranmunlre.
prcioi none., wi.duuk vunrwo, uw.
Scientific American.
A handsomely Illustrated weekly. Ijireest dr.
eulstlon of any scientific! Journal. Terms, $8 a
rear: four months, ft Sold byall newsdealers.
Branch OBoe. 685 K St.. Washington. D. C.
Foo Lee
SITUATION wanted by colored
cook; will go to either mine or sawmill. Call or address Lew Johnson's
lodging house, city.
The Purest and Best In the City.
On Draught Exclusively^ at


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