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Sixth Year--No. 36.
Grand Forks, B. C, Friday. April 5, 1907.
$1.00 Per Year in Advance.
Two By-Laws Introduced and
Passed First and Second
Readings
Donations Solicited for Reading Room and Tuberculosis Sanitorium
The regular bi-weekly meeting
of the city council was held in the
council chambers at 3 o'lock Tuesday afternoon, Mayor Hammar.Ald.
Donaldson, McCallum, Mcintosh
and Woodland being present.
A communication from T. P.
O'Farrell stated that a first-class
map of the city, drawn on a proper
scale, and showing all the water
mains, hydrants, electric light lines,
etc., would cost about $380. The
matter was laid on the table until
some future date.
• A telegram from the city solicitor,
who is now in Victoria, stated that
he had taken up the matter of
school grants with the government.
A communication from the Grand
Forks band asked for an appropriation of 8126 for uniforms for the
members. The letter stated that
tbe band intended to give one or
two weekly open-air concerts during
the coming summer. On motion of
Aid. Woodland and Donaldson, the
request was granted.
James McArdle and otber property owners on upper Third street
petitioned tbe council to have that
portion of the street graded. The
matter was left to the discretion of
the board of works.
Wall & Creelmnn asked for an extension of two weeks' time in which
to complete Ihe Fnurth'street traffic
bridge, as the railways had been
very slow in delivering the material.
Granted.
A letter from Supt. Wilson, of the
theC. P. R., informed the council
that the city had not obtained permission from the railway commis-
s'oners to s retch the fire iilarm wires
across the C.P R. tracks, and that
unless such permission was obtained
within three months said wires
would be cut down. The clerk was
instructed to communicate with tbe
commissioners on the subject.
Dr. Kingston stated that the pro
vincial health officer bad requested
him to attend the present meeting
and explain the objects of anti
tuberculosis society, and endeavor
to secure some aid from the city for
the proposed provincial sanitorium.
The doctor treated the subject quite
exhaustively. No section of the
country was immune from the disease. There wire 2000 deaths an-
nuiilly from tuberculosis in the Dominion, ami 200 in this province.
The only scjentific and effective
method of coping with the disease
so far discovered was by the sanitorium system, which had been extensively adopted in the old country.
It was proposed to build a sanitorium somewhere neur Ka-nloops, and
it was hoped that all the municipalises in the province would render
some assistance towards its maintenance.
Aid. Woodland said it was a
worthy cause, but he was afraid thc
city would not be justified in rendering much assistance for the present
year. The mayor explained tbe
city's finances, together with the
large amount of public work that
would have to be carried out during
the present summer. The matter
was finally disposed of by the council instructing the doctor to explain
to Dr. Fagan the city's situation,
and to tell him tbat for the present
year at least the city would not be
justified in financially aiding the in
stitution.
Fred Clark addressed the council
on behalf of tbe free library and
reading room, stating tbat unless
some assistance was given by tbe
city towards the maintenance ol the
institution it would have to close.
A provincial library consisting of
110 volumes had just arrived in the
city, and this would have to be returned to Victoria if the rooms were
not kept open. Aid. Donaldson
thought that tbe beneficiaries of the
reading room were better able to
maintain it than the ratepayers.
The mayor said the city should
adopt Mr. Carnegie's plan, and com
pel the people who were benefited
by the reading room to contribute
an equal amount with the city. He
suggested that the athletic association give a "smoker" to raise funds,
and then the council could proba
bly see its way clear to give an equal
amount. G. M. Fripp also spoke
briefiy on this subject, coinciding
with tbe viewe expressed by the
mayor, On motion of Aid. Woodland and McCallum, a committee of
two was appointed to confer with the
reading room people, and to report
at the next meeting. The mayor
named Messrs. Woodland and McCallum as such committee.
The chairman of the water and
light committee reported having received numerous complaints lately
regarding the insufficiency of the
water supply on account of too small
mains.
The chairmnn of the hoard of
works reported that the city team
vas ut present employed for street
repair work. The mayor suggested
that it be put to work ut once on tbe
approach to the Fourth street bridge.
The mayor brought to the attention of the council tlit* fact that the
city water mains had been tapped in
half a dozen places by the C.P.R.,
and that the city was receiving no
revenue for the water used from
these taps
On motion of Aid Donaldson und
McCullum, the clerk was instructed
to notify the C.P.R. company thut
the contract lor water at the present
rate would be'terminated ut the end
ofthe present month.
Two by-laws, one providing f>>r the
closing of a portion of u street ut tbe
cemetery, and the other regulating
the sale of wood, were introduced
and passed their lirst and sbcon
readings.
The council then adjourned.
A Timely Article by A. McNeil,
of Dominion Department
of Agriculture
Method of Pruning to Best
Promote the Growth of
Fruit Spurs
J. F. Royer, who was formerly tn
gaged in the livery business here, wus
a visitor in the city last Saturday.
Mr. Royer is now located at Oroville,
Wash. He stuted that that town is
booming at present, und that the steel
gang on the V., V. k K. has now nearly reached the present terminus of the
grade at Keremeos. No grading eon
tracts have yet been let west of that
point.
Dr. Kingston started this week   on
a business tiip to the coast cities.
Mr. A. McNeill, chief of the horticultural division, Dominion department of agriculture, has contributed
a very interesting article to the Toronto Globe on pruning. Unfortunately it is too long for our limited
space, but we quote some of the most
valuable passages.
The apple spur is fruitful only for
three or four years, and then drops
off or bears only inferior fruit. The
cherry ana plum, as well as the pear,
remain fruitful for many years; hence
it is that the old wood, including the
large branches' are in these trees covered with fruit spurs. This difference
in the life of the fruit spur on the
pear, plum and cherry, compared with
the apple, makes a- marked difference
in the methods of pruning these trees.
Since the old wood soon becomes unfruitful in the apple trees, it is necessary to provide new wood continually;
but in the Case of the pear, a tree
which has once attained its full size
and occupies all the space that can be
allowed it, may grow fruit for years
with little or no addition of new
wood.
The peach tree does not develop
fruit spurs, but has fruit buds on one
year old wood. Consequently in all
methods of treating the peach tiee
we must remember that we cannot
expect fruit except from last year's
wood.
We cannot have our developed fruit
buds and fruit unless there is a good
growth of wood; hence we endeavor in
our methods of pruning to get a
healthy wo si growth first, which includes the development of stems and
buds that will open up into healthy
leaves. Iu the case of fruit buds, two
and two do not always make four for
practical purposes. Indeed, tho opposite rule more frequently applies, s >
that the fewer tbe buds the better the
results obtained, within certain limits,
uf course. The pnner's art consists in
selecting the best fruit buds and giving them the best chance in the struggle for existence.
How much we should cut away depends upon the balance between the
root system, light, air and plant food
at our disposal. The wounds mode
by pruning, if properly pre t3cted from
decay by paint or other material, are
not at all harmful to the tree. If the
tree has been neglected for a number
of years, it would be poor policy indeed to cut ull the limbs away at once
that might be judiciously spared in
the course uf time. The limbs and
trunk developed uuder conditions of
dense shade^should not be deprived of
this shade too suddenly, as there would
be great danger of sun scald. Speak
ing generally, the'tendency is to leave
too much wood, even where tlu- pruning is done fairly well from the start.
Wbut can be done to develop the
fruit buds? It is a matter of common
observation that.ona tree.'nuking ex
cessiyu   wood   growth fruit spurs, or
buds, are not develo pe<l iu a] corresponding degree It has been observed
also that anything that checks the
wood growth will develop fruit spurs.
This is the theory of root pruning,
girdling and growing in sod. Diminish
the vigor of wood growth and nature
makes an effort to perpetuate herself
through the fruit. It is doubtful,
however, if any of these methods are
to be recommended upon commercial
grounds. Every species of tree has its
period of maturity. It is possible for
some such methods as have been indicated to throw it into fruit before this
period of maturity is reached, but
only at the expense of the vitality of
the tree.
There is another method that has
shown good results. If the terminal
bud of a fast-growing shoot be cut off,
the effect is to develop all the remaining buds to a greater or less degree.
The upper buds will shoot forward
with a wood growth. Those lower
down will often develop fruit spurs,
This work should be done about the
middle of the growing season. Cutting away in the spring one-half or
two-thirds of the previous year
growth is good practice where there is
excessive wood growth. It increases
the tendency to develop fruit spnrs,
and brings the bearing wood nearer
the stem of the tree. We do not expect a young apple tree or pear tree
growing naturally to bear fruit for a
number of years. During these years
it is making a large wood growth, and
pushing far out from the stem the
wood upon which fruit spurs will be
formed when the tree reaches maturity. By judicious cutting back of
new growth each year while the tree
is young, there will be new wood
formed, ready for fruit spurs when the
time for bearing has arrived. This
treatment will prevent long branches
bare of fruit spurs, so common in
young nnd vigorous orchards.
Heavy pruning tends to promote
wood growth, showing clearly that
pruning is not detrimental to the
health of trees, but us wood is only
desired inasmuch as we can make it
produce fruit, we may sometimes be
disappointed in not getting fruit the
first yerr after pruning a neglected
orchard, because the growth has gone
to wood rather than to fruit spurs,
but a balance will be produced so that
in the second or following year a crop
will be produced which will amply re
ward the labors of the pruner.
It is sometimes said that we must
prune in winter for wood and in summer for fruit. This is only partly
true. Winter pruning should be the
rule, as mure work can be done in a
given time. It is not so busy a
son, and I have yet to learn of any
serious damage resulting from druning
iu the late winter. It is true, however,
that summer pruning, or rather the
stopping of fast-growing shoots during
the month of June, has a marked tendency to develop fruit buds lower
down the branch; but economic considerations must always prevent much
of this work being done in the apple
orchard, as the cost of doing the work
will more than offset the benefit of it.
II
Notice Demanding Change in
Wages and Hours Served
on Companies
President    Sherman    Says
Trades Disputes Bill Only
Pastpones Struggle
Calgary, April 3.—The following
notice, signed by Sherman, Patterson and McDonald, officers of the
district board, U M. W. of A., and
all delegates of tbe miners attending
the recent conference, was handed to
8. F. Little, as secretary of the operators' association last night:
"To the Western Coal Operators'
association, comprising the Crow's
Nest Coal company, the International Coal & Coke company, the
West Canadian Collieries, Ltd., the
Canadian-American Coal & Coke
company, Ltd., the Breckenridge-
LundCoal & Coke company, the
H. W. Neill Coal company and the
Pacific Coal company, Ltd.:
"We, the undersigned, acting on
behalf of your employees, hereby
give you thirty days' notice that a
change of wages, hours and conditions of labor is demanded by your
employees at the various mines,
coke ovens and outside plants owned
and controlled by your respective
companies."
All delegates to tbe convention
have now lefl the city except two
operators, who leave today. Sherman and Galvin bave gone to tbe
lockout at Taber. Sherman still says
there will be a strike at the end of
thirty days if no agreement is arrived
at—trades' disputes bill or not. He
says the bill only puts of! the evil
day for a month or so. A strike is
absolutely certain. Alreudy he has
hard work to keep the men in the
lurge camps from stopping work, as
no agreement was formed. It is
problematical bow long he can hold
them.
Tbe Bellevue mines at Blairmore
are reported working again today.
Tuber is still locked out.
Greenwood has been detached from
the Grand Forks customs district,
and lias been designated a port of entry, instead of being a sub-port tributary to this city. Midway, Brides-
ville, Sldley, Osoyoos and Keremeos
will likely hi) sub-ports of Greenwood
hereiiftrr. The change will make no
difference in the number of men employed in the service in this city.
On Tuesday, the day previous to
the date of the above dispatch, the
labor situation in the Southeast
Kootenay coal fields appeared to
be brighter than it hod been for
weeks, and the possibility of a
strike, with its accompanying derangement of industrial conditions,
seemed quite remote. In Pernio notices were posted in prominent places
instructing the men to remain at work,
and informing them that the new
agreement, when effected, would dato
from April 1st. Theso instructions
were issued by District President
Sherman. This news of the prospect
of an early settlement of all differences between the coal operators and
miners, and tho expectation of tho
ratification of a satisfactory and lasting agreement,was hailed with delight
by the people of this section of tho
province, whore our leading industry
is wholly dependant on an adequate
coke supply. But our joy waa doomed
to be short lived. However, somo fortunate combination of events may
yet intervene to avert tho impending
struggle
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FRIDAY,  APRIL 5, 1907
In the Dominion house at Ottawa
Tuesday afternoon Premier Laurier
announced that Hon. H, R. Emmer-
son had placed his resignation in his
hands and that he had recommended
the governor-general to accept the
proffer. In connection with this statement was coupled an unqualified denial on the minister's part of the
charges of personnl misconduct made
against him in the Fredericton Gleaner
lost week. In his resignation Mr. Em-
merson declares that he desires tu be
relieved from cabinet duties so that he
may better vindicate his character,
and that no obstacle may be imposed
on Sir Wilfrid Laurier's departure
this week for the colonial conference.
R. for obstructing construction wurk
on the V., V. it E. west of Midway in
the fall of 1905. The amount claimed
is understood to be $10,00(1.
The Easter season passed off without any of the male population in this
city expiring from heart disease on
being presented with the bill for the
Easter bounet.
The Greenwood baseball club has
been reorganized, and the following
officers have been elected: Honorary
president, G. R. Naden, M.P.P.;
president, E. G. Warren: vico-presi-
dent, W. B. Fleming; secretary-
treasurer, Jos. D, McCreath; captain,
Paul Meacham; manager, Geo. Mercer; executive committee, Geo. Mercer,
Paul Meacham and A. Logan, According to the Ledge, there is an opening in Greenwood for eight good
players. The editor of The Ledge has
volunteered his services as the ninth
man.
not lie nominated for any political
position unless she was recommended
ut a council of women of undoubted
standing and influence In the community.
I am aware that this is a delicate
matter, and one upon which it would
be difficult to express au opinion
without giving some offence, but those
person who differ must grant that
there is something to be said on both
sides, not the least on behalf of the
women.
Under the Athenian laws it was a
disgrace to show any one the wrong
road. I am not presuming to direct.
"Furor scribendi "
Frank Rk!iiaiius,J. P.
Vancouver, B.C., March 26, 1907.
THOROUGHBRED EGGS—For
sale, Wyandotte |and Black Minorca
eggs; 81 00per setting. Apply to Mrs
J. H. Hodson, Phone A107.'
George Finlay left Greenwood last
week for the northern part of the
province to develop mining properties
located by him last season for a Boundary syndidate.
Premier McBride will leave Vic
toria in a few days for London, the
object of his visit being, it is reported,
to lay before the imperial parliament
the question of bettor terms for British Columbia. The provincial government appears to be determined to
make a farce out of a very eerious
question.
People who have contracted the
chronic habit of growling at the timidity of spring in this valley, should
remember that in many parts of the
Dominion below zero weather still exists.
There is every indication that the
agricultural and fruit lands of the
Kettle valley will attract a rush of
settlers to this section during the
coining summer, as every real estate
dealer in the reports numerous enquiries from outside parties.
The trout fishing season opened last
week, and the fish in the streams in
this vicinity have already begun to
wink the other eye when they see an
exceedingly tempting morsel of bait.
James J. Hill has resigned the
presidency of the Great Northern
railway, and has been succeeded by his
son, Louis Hill. Mr. Hill senior will
in future be chairman of the board of
directors of the road.
TOPICS OF THE TOWN
Miss Maud Bruce, Miss I, M. Inglis, Miss L. H. Chalmers, Miss Sarah
Hewton, and Principal W. H. May,
of the public school, and R.'D. Fuller-
ton, of the high school, attended the
seventh annual meeting of the Provincial Teachers' Institute, held in
Nelson on the 2nd, 3rd and 4th inst.
Miss Sarah Hewton read a paper on
language work in the primary grade,
and Mr. R. D. Fullerton was down on
the program for a paper on Latin.
About the only department of the
public school that has been in session
during the present week has been
Miss Oh hg's room,
Tho French coach stallion Decide
4180, which was brought into the
country last week by M. Uhlraan,
has been purchased by a company
composed of L. Hansen, W. M.
Doull and Dr. Tamblyn. The price
paid was *jM500, Mr. Hansen talking
a little over one-half of the shares.
Jas. H. Kennedy, chief engineer of
the V., V. k E., left Midway last
week for Vancouver to give evidence
in u suit for damages against thc C P.
Advertise the city by ariting your
letters on letterheads containing an
up to-date engraving of Grand Forks.
They can be purchased at any of the
book stores.
Shall Women Vote?
Editor Evening Sun.
Ad excellent paper has been con
tributed to the press on behalf of the
W.C.T.U. by Mrs. J. K. Mackin,
president. She strikes the right nail
on the head when she says that
women should have something to say
about the continued existence of
temptations which meet their boys at
every turn after they have crossed the
doorsteps of their homes, and are out
of the sound of their mother's voice.
She further contends that women need
a vote to protect themselves; wage-
earning women need it; women with
property need it; women with homes
and children need it. If it were necessary to show that a woman is capable and deserving of the power of administration, we need only quote the
pe.sonal history of Queen Victoria.
Would it not have been a little better
if, at certain periods of the nineteenth
century, Queen Victoria had presided
over a council having the direction of
affairs, composed, say of the Baroness
Burdett-Coutts, Florence Nightingale, Geo. Elliot, Mrs. Booth, Lady
Beaconsfield, Ludy Henry Somerset
and Francis Willard, and women of
that type? Many men would not
hesitate to consult their mother' upon
important matters affecting thematerial
welfaroe and moral education of their
children. There are few who will not
grant that women often come to a
right conclusion much moie rapidly
than men, and the difficulty only
arises when they are asked to give a
reason for their conclusions. But in
voting by ballot it may be safely inferred that the majority would come
to a right conclusion, and they would
not have to express their reasons,
Women vote in our municipal atl'aijs;
then why not entrust them with the
whole franchise:
It is only in a very recent period
that women have be n permitted to
take their place in the business world.
We know, only too well, how tlxr-
oughly and conscientiously they do
their work, in many inst-ii c s fi r
better than men. And while I uni not
prepared to subscribe to the. opinion
that universal suffrage should be
granted to all women of all classes I
certainly think that those women who
have a stake in the world should have
a say in the administration of affairs.
And there cannot be two opinions as
to the appropriateness of women becoming proficient in medical and surgical science. They shonld be members of school boards, and all kindred
institutions. There might be somu
arrangement by which a woman could
FORffSALE—Three good cows, one
fresh, and a cream separator. Ap
ply Robert Lawson, Covert estate,
or address Grand   Forks postoffice.
CHURCH SERVICES
Knox Presbyterian Church—
Sabbath services at 11 a. in. and 7 p.
m.; Sabbath school und Bible class at
2:30 p.m.; Young People's Society of
Christian Endeavor, Monday, 7:30 p.
in. All are cordially invited; seats free.
Baptist Church, Rev. F. W. Auvache, pastor.—Services on Sunday
at 11a. m. and 7:30 p. m.; Sunday
school and Bible class at 3 p.m.
Methodist Church, E. Manuel,
pastor.—Services next Sunday at 11
a. m. and 7:30 p.m.; Sunday school
and Bible class at 2:30 p.m. The pastor will preach at both services.
Morning subject, "A City Not Forsaken;" evening subject, "A Conquering Man." Everybody invited.
It Imparts Strength
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consider what it did for H. V. Potter,
well known in Kingston. "I was
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eight months I had intense pain in
my right side between the shoulders.
I was almost incurable with weakness
and lack of vigor. Often I scarcely
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all day. Nervous, easily excited,
troubled with heart weakness, I was
in bad shape. Ferrozone restored and
nourished me back to health in short
order." Whatever your weakness
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50c per box at all dealers.
CERTIFICATE OF IMPROVEMENTS
NOTICE.
Waverley" Mineral Claim, situate in the
Grand Forks Minimi Division of Yale District.
Where located:   In  Franklin camp, lying
east of and adjoining the "Lost" mineral
claim.
TAKK NOTICE that I, George E. Hassle, free
miner's certllleate No. I11GUS7 intend, sixty
days from date hereof, to apply to the Mining Recorder for a Certificate of improvements, for tbe purpose of obtaining a Crown
Grant of the above olaim.
And further take notice that action, under
section 87, must be commenced before the
issuance of such Certificate  of  Improvements.
Dated this 12th day of March, A. D. 1007.
GEORGE E. MASSIE.
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Coming
"A Jolly American Tramp" is the
striking title of a new play by E. E.
Kidder, the well knoxn author who
wrote "A Poor Relation" and "Peaceful Valley," which attained considerable fame. The play will be offered
by the veteran manager, U. D. Newell, at the Grand Forks opera house,
Saturday evening, April 13. It is a
story of American life portrayed by
American characters, and told in a
quick, sparkling way, full of strong
dramatic climaxes, brisk dialogue and
brilliant comedy. The central idea
concerns the defrauding of a life insurance company by a rascal named
Joe Barrett., But the idea and treatment are absolutely new and original,
if such things can truthfully be said
in dramatic writing today. Joe Barrett insures his wife's life for $20,000,
and then, by his scheming, lays claim
she died. He has, however, stupified
her with powerful drugs and keeps her
a close prisoner in the top garret of
his house, where no one ever visits except himself. He then substitutes a
body, the face of whioh has been destroyed, and the body is buried as his
wife's, and he collects the $20,000
from the insurance company. His
step-daughter, a little girl of fourteen,
the child of the ill-treated wife, is
away at school at this time,and knows
nothing of her mother being alive, be-
Geo. Taylor
General Contractor,
Excavator, Etc.
Ail Orders Given Prompt and Careful
Attention.
GEO. TAYLOR,
Graud Forks, B. C.
ing forbidden to go upon the upper
floor of the house where the victim is
secreted. The suspicions of a detective named Warren Wade, connected
with the insurance company, are
aroused, and with the assistance of the
woman's child, a little girl named Flo,
and his friend Barker, and a quaint
character, a tramp called Happy Jack,
he discovers the unfortunate woman
secreted in the attic, being treated to
slow poison, and after an exciting
series of adventures restores her to
her daughter and friends, and ' metes
out the proper punishment to Barrett
and his accomplices, an adventuress
who has agreed to marry hiin and fly
to foreign lands with the $20,000 defrauded from the life insurance company. The character of Happy Jack
played by Jim Smith, the character
actor, is a most novel and quaint conceit. He is an ex-circus performer, the
death of his wife and children having
robbed him of all ambition until lie
becomes, as he expresses it, a common
ordinary American tramp, one like
you read of in the funny papers that
is a standing joke to everyone but.
themselves. This interesting story is
told with pleasing specialties, with
wholesome comedy by Happy Jaik
and a comic Irishwoman named Delia
Dooley, whose bright lines keep the
audience in continuous good humor
throughout the entire evening's entertainment.
R. C. MPGUTCHEON
CABINET MAKER
Turning, Scroll Work, Saw
Filing, Gun Repairing, Manufacturer of Screen Doors and
Windows.
First Street       Grand Forks, B. C.
We  Are  Prepared
To Do Yonr
JOB PRINTING
BECAUSE
We have the most modern jobbing plant
in the Boundary Country, employ competent workmen, nnd carry a complete
line of Stationery.
WE PRINT
Billheads and Statements,
Letterheads and Envelopes,
Posters, Dates and Dodgers,
Business and Visiting Cards,
Lodge Constitutions and By laws.
Shipping Tugs, Circulars and Placards,
Bills of Fare and Menu Cards,
Announcements and 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 aud Workmanship are of the
best. Let us estimate on your order. We guarantee satisfaction.
We Evening  Sun
Job Department
SUNBEAMS
A man usually charges his poor
judgment to bad luck.
It is better to believe all you see
than half you hear.
The man who looks for trouble is
seldom disappointed.
It's just as easy to be pleasant as
otherwise, and it pays better.
Face powder has put more men
down aud out than uunpowiler.
Before throwing their I r iud upon
the waters some people tie a sti'ii g
to it.
Cold   facts   from   the  pulpit   frequently make the congregation hot.
The dress dues not always  make  a
woman, but often breaks the man.
A woman is'as  vain of  hei*  small
feet as a man is of his large head.
No man will criticise your  singing
as long as you sing his praise.
It is easy to talk philosophically   if
you are not personally interasted.
This is the glorious season when  a
scent's worth of flowers cost a dollar.
A grass widow who has plenty of
the long green is seldom left at the
post.
A woman's idea of an odd man is
one who can actually tell the truth
at times.
The word "if" enables people to talk
or write for hours without saying anything.
When druggists get sick they frequently have to take a dose of their
own medicine.
A clique is a mutual admiration
society, with few admirers outside its
own members.
This is the moving season. Even
real estate has commenced to move in
this city.
This ia the happiest season of the
year for the impecunious lover. A
little too cold for ice cream and t o
warm for bon bons.
Most of the great inventions of the
world are due to men, as they haven't
any hairpins to do things with.
It is said that some ladies get rrd
in the face from modesty, some from
anger and others from the drug store.
A song sung amid storms is better
than a whole concert when the sun is
shining.
No man can get into the gocd
graces of a woman by watching hir
climbing into a buggy.
When a person gets wheels in his
heal he is usually called a buggy man.
It freqgeutly happens that the man
who makes a boast that he will put
his competitor out of business, has to
close his doors first.
FOR SALE—A two-story, four-room
house and two lots in the Ruckle k
Henderson addition; summer kitchen and woodhousc combined, and
punipliouse. Easy payments. Apply this office, or address Box 35D.
Wood For Side —Dry Pino nnd
Fir. Any length. Max Kuntz,
Phone 12.
The Lion Bottling Works have cut
'.heir price on al! case and draught
wines and liquors.
Bicyclks and Rkpaiii Wouk—A
complete line of 1307 models. A fow
second-hand wlieols cheap. Wheels
to rent. Geo. Ciiappi.k, opposite
Postoffice, First street.
Stock Certificates printed at The
Sun job olliee.
The Lion Bottling Works are selling Gooderhnni k Wort's Rye Whiskey the liest rye whiskey in Canada,
for $3.00 per gallon.
FOR RENT OR LEASE—82-rpom
flat.' Apply at Dr. G. W. Averlll's
residence.
Wise People
Buy their
GROCERIES
From us, Iw-pnuse the quality of our goods is such
that friction between the cook and the better half of
the household is entirely eliminated. Our prices, too,
hiv m reasonable that the head of the family pays his
monthly grocery hill nt our store with a satisfied
smile.    Tryjus nnd he convinced
J. H. HODSON A CO.
Phone No. 30=
-Opposite CP.R. Station
PROVINCE
HOTEL
fc.MIL LARSEN, PROPRIETOR
Hot and Gold Baths. Nicely Furnished
Stove-Heated Room*-. Entirely refurnished and renovated throughout.
First.olass board by day, week or
mouth. Special rates to Bteady board-
en. American and European plans.
Finest liar In City In Connection.
BRIDGE STREET     GRAND FORKS, B. C.
KEAOnUARTERS FOR
SMOKERS'
SUPPLIES
RAINEY'SGIGARSTORE
ASSAYING
C.S. BAKER
PROVINCIAL ASSAYER AND ORE
SHIPPERS' A6ENT
Samples Given Prompt Attention.
Correspondence Solicited.
Complete Superintendence of Ore Shipments.
F. 0. BOX 43 PHONE 53
RIVERSIDE AVE., GRAND FORKS, B.C.
t
THE
^
Windsor Hotel
Serves the most carefully prepared meals
and tbe best brands
of wines, liquors and
cigars.
Finest Rooms In the City
First and Bridge Strests
Palace Barber Shop
Razor Honing a Specialty.
GEO. CHAPPIE
Dp-to-Date
Plumbing
P. A. Z. PARE, Proprietor
Victoria Hotel,
FIRST STREET    OPPOSITE POSTOFFICE        nn ■». &•»«. a™., - Fori... b. a
Pacific Hotel
OPr. C.P.R. STATION
First-class In every respect.
Sample rooms for commercial travelers.
Hot and Cold Baths.
Hur in Connection.
Finest Brandt.of Wines,
Million- and Oigari.
CHAS. PETERSON, Prop
To mnke fortunes out
of the future you must
pu( Minuet hi iijj- into thu
JUST OUT
Oold •Coppers Pay Biff
Dividends all over
British Columbia.
British Columbia Illustrated
■ 'iititai nine ov« r 100 Views lu Hverythlug.   Post Paid 2.1c.. stamps.
Richest Province in the British Kmpire.
Nothing Risked, Nothing Gained.
Nothing Ventured, Nothing Won
Spendid Opportunity for Investment
The Richest Men In the World are Investing In II, C. Copper-Gold and silver M in-"-
Why can't you begin now?
The Greatest Gold-Copper Discovery of the Age la In B. C.
BIG FOUR CONSOLIDATED GOLD MINES, LTD. '
CAPITAL, $625,000
Bvery Dollar Subscribed and Used tn Development ol Mines.
SPECIAL   ONE  WEEK   OFFER.   200   PER   8HARE
.Mines dlreetly west of the Le Roi, whose shares are now ahout $11; Le Roi No. 2
»haresare about $15 and went up to f 100; and Consolidated Mining and Smelting
Co. of caunHa. Ltd., shares $138 each; the largest gold-oopper mines In B. C. paid
Large Dividends, Assays from $5 to $800 in gold, copper, silver, with 82 per cent in
Treasury.
Konland mines receive*! highest awards for richest gold-copper ore sent to
St. Louis Kxpusltlon, Big Four had Best Display at Dominion Fair, New Westminster, B. C,
No less than lOOxhares sold. Shares oan be had on Installment plan, or yearly
contract, IU per cent cash, balanee monthly.
Conipuny Iuu no debts or liabilities.  Send for Illustrated prospectus to Secretary.
BIG   FOUR   MINES.   LTD.,
P. O. Box 174, Vancouver, B.C., Canada. " PHOTO vS
13-
R.  H. TRUEMAN
The well known Vancouver Photographer,
will arrive in Grand Forks on
MONDAY, APRIL 9
And will remain here for a few days only.
Any one desiring first-class work in his
lino should call on him at
Blome's Old Studio, Bridge Street
•NsffSTi
DRAYING
Heavy and Light Dray Work
Attended to Promptly. Passengers and Trunks to and
from'all trains.
TklephoneA129
GRAND FORKS TRANSFER COMPANY
Rutherford Bros., Props.
Hotel V
alhalla
WVERSIDE AVENUE, GRAND FORKS
Newly Refurnished Throughout.
First-Class Accommodations for
Transients. Smeltermen's Trade
Solicited. Terms Reasonable.
Table Supplied with the Best the
Market Aflords.
The Finest Brands of Wines,
Liquors and Cigars are Always in Stock at the Bar.
S. NELSON. PROPRIETOR
WALLACE
CHALMERS
PROP.
W PALM
A FRESH STOCK. OF
Confectionery, Fruits,
Cigars and Tobacco.
MOST COMPLETE STOCK
of its kind in the city.
COORIDGE AND FIRST STREETS
Removed
To OLD BODEGA BUILDING, Opposite E. T. Bank, Bridge Street
MILES' SECOND-HAND STORE
Carpets Cleaned and Laid.
Furniture Repaired, Upholstered and Cleaned, and
other John In the house-
cleaning line.
Second Hand Goods
BOUGHT AND SOLD
CITY NEtVS
City Solicitor Miller has boen spending the present week in Victoria.
Direct stage counection can be
made between Oroville, Wash., the
present terminus of the V., V. k E.,
and Penticton.
W. C. Chalmers, confectione.- and
fruit dealer, is now located at his enlarged quarters in tho store recently
occupied by John Donaldson.
John S. Clute, of New Westminster, inspector of customs, was in the
city last Saturday on a tour of inspection.
Boyles Brothers, who have been doing diamond drilling for the Granby
Consolidated for a couple of years, are
now doing the some kind of work for
the Dominion Copper coinpany in the
hitter's Brooklyn mine. A little later
more work will probably be done for
the Granby company.
The sun must have got, stalled on
the equator when he attempted to
cross a cross a shoit time ago.
This is indeed queer weather.
"Both the coul man nnd the ice man
are grumbling, and the ice cream
man doesn't know what to do.
P. H. Biiniham, local agent of the
Great Northern, made a business trip
to Itossland on Monday, returning
home Tuesday evening.
His honor Judge Brown, of Green-
wniiil, bold a special sitting of the
county court in this city on Tuesday,
tlm case of Shaw vs. Taylor, being a
dispute over timber cut In the North
Fork country, occupying the entire
day. Damages of 8«8 and costs were
awarded the plaintiff. D, Whiteside
appeared for the plan tiff, and A. 0.
Sutton for the defendant.
Good progress is at present being
made with tho construction of the
Fourth street bridge,audit is now expected that it can be opened for trallic
in u week or ten days.
M. M. Stephens has been appointed
permanent city clerk of Phoenix at a
silary of #126 per month. Mr.
Stephens will also be fire chief, assistant to tho chief of police, assessor and
collector for the city.
A   switch   from   the  C.P.U. track
to the Kettle Valley line grade was
put at Lequime's mill last Saturday,
and steel on the Kettle Valley line is
to be laid at once as far as the upper
bridge, in order to facilitate the transportation of material for that structure.
SITUATION wanted by colored
cook; will go to either mine or sawmill. Call or address Lew Johnson's
lodging house, city.
Fruit tree planting is the order of
the day in this vicinity at present.
It is one consolation to know that
the coke famine does not affect this
industry.
The Hindus will soon be given an
opportunity to see their prototype—
the "Jolly American Tramp."
A snowstorm in April gene filly
means more or less profanity at tin*
weather bureau.
The man who says it ihnsn't pay
to advertise is now- nnglitig for truui
during business boms.
If an industrial entab'-ahive'it is nol
kept up to date it rapidly degenerates
into a "junk shop." Tu (juiii'd agalns!
this, The Sun job otlice is constantly
being augmented with the latest fashions in type and other material.
Will Move to Marcus
The ollices of the superintendent
of the Spokane Falls & Northern
road are to be transferred to Marcus
in the near .future, according to a
statement made public in Spokane
Wednesday. When the chunge will
take place has not been determined,
but it will he soon.
They All Ealied
Many have tried to devise a corn
euro equal to Putnam's, but after fifty
years nothing has come upon the market that so painlessly cures corns and
warts. Don't experiment, ute the
best, ai d tha's "Putnam's.''
CUSTOMS RECEIPTS
K. R. Gilpin, customs ollicer at
this port, makes the following detailed report of the customs receipts
at the various siib-eiistoius ollices, as
reported, to the chief office in this
city, forthe month of Miirch:
Grand Forks $2,ii51.6S
Greenwood  6,774.17
Phoenix      88D.42
Midway      561.63
Osoyoos        68.76
Cascade        55.06
Sidley       33.70
Carson        14.48
Keremeos         4.00
Total 80,702.90
When Children are Sick
They eat something that disagrees,
catch cold, have cramps or colic. If
there is pain just apply Nerviline,—
it's good to rub on, aud for the inside
it's most Comforting, Effective and
pleasant, you can't Hud a household
panacea to equal Poison's Nerviline.
Used with satisfaction for half a century and in better demand every day
because it does stop pain, ease suffering and cure the thousand und one ills
that arise in the family. Large bottles at all dealers, 25o.
Late assays from the Duncan mine,
West Fork, give $202 and $174 in
silver, being from heavy zinc ore.
Mining Stock Quotations
Reported by B. B. Might™ A Co.,
Nelson, B. C.
Bid. Azked
Alberta Coke it Goal.      .30     .    .33
American Boy       .Oljf .02
B. C. Copper     7.I2J 7.50
Cons. Smelters 115 00    135.00
California 054, .06
Cariboo-McKinney...      .03J .04
Dominion Copper     5.40 6.00
Echo 04-} .05J
Furnace Creek     1.40 1.45
Gertie 24 .25
Granby 120.00
Happy Day 04} .06
Hecla     3.50 4.00
International Coal...     .58 .59/
Oom Paul 25 .35
Rambler-Cariboo 29 .34",
Snowshoe 35 .36
Snowstorm     2.90 3.05
Stewart     2.60 2.75
Sullivan 08 .08**
Tamarck <k Chesapk.    1.50 1.57
White Bear.assessable    .05$ .06]
"Sklddoo" for Your Headache
Ascertain its cause and the cure is
not hard to find. Look to the stomach and bowels. Are'nt you constipated, isn't your liver sluggish, isn't
the stomach failing in its mission?
What you need is the tonic influence
of Dr. Hamilton's Pills. Their effect
is lasting became they aid all the ailing organs, flush out all the unhealthy
matter, and tone up the stomach.
With Dr. Hamilton's Pills the stomach gets a chance to recuperate, and
does so quickly. For real buoyant
health use Dr. Hamilton's Pills regularly.   25 cents per box at all dealers.
NOTICE
NOTICE Is hereby -riven that sixty days
after dnte hereof I intend to appl to the
Honotirahle Chief Commissioner of Lands
and Works for the right to purchase the follow-in** described lands on the North Fork
of Kettle Ki ver, that is to say: Commencing
at a post planted at southeast corner of R.
D. Jones' land pre-emption; thence 40 chains
north: thenre 80chalns west; thence 40chnins
inuth: thence 80 chains east tn place of be-
glnningi rout nhiini*-1120 Acres, more or less.
Dated ut (iraucj Forks thisRth dny of April,
A. I), mi.
M. U. WHITS.
NOTICE    .
NOTICK i" hereby Riven that the 'Grand
Forks Liquor Cpmugtiy, Uni|tRill"cnr"y"
luir on liii*.hie*.M»t I he City of Urn d F-<rkff,
tti the Province o! Hrltlah * nil im bin* inteiiUi
to upnly to the I.feiit"'-n<it-G''VPrtior in
noilnolli upon tliAexuFrattoii "f three mnntln
from the flute of thin notice, for uerinUslon
tn i>linilfrr- Its ■■nice tn that of ihe "Panlllc
bin Dor i ompiiny. Limited.1"
Dated at lii-uml Fork-. H.C, this lDtli day of
Mureh.A. II. IM.
W.R. COCHRANE,
Solicitor for Company.
BOUNDARY    ORE    SHIPMENTS
The following table gives the i
for IK(l5, 190(5 and for the past week
(iranby Mines, Phoenix	
SuowsriOB,   Phoenix	
Mother Lode, Deadwood	
B. O. Mine, Summit	
Emma, Summit  ...
Oro Denoro, SummitCamp	
Bonnie Belle, Deadwood	
Brooklyn-Stemwinder, Phoenix.
Idaho, Phoenix	
Rawhide, Phoenix	
Sunset, Deadwood	
Mountain Hose, Summit	
Senator, SummitCamp	
Morrison, Deadwood	
Sulphur King.Summit	
Winnipeg, Wellington	
Big Copper, West Copper	
Ciinui, West Fork	
Sally, West Fork	
Rambler, West Fork	
Butoher Boy, West Fork	
Providence, Greenwood	
Elkhorn, Greenwood	
Strathmore, Providence	
Preston, Skylark	
Prince Henry, Skylark	
Skylark, Skylark Camp	
Last Chance, Skvlark Camp	
E. P. U. Mine, Skylark Camp...
Bay, Skylark	
Mavis, Skylark	
Don Pedro, Skylark	
Crescent, Skylark	
Helen, Greenwood	
Republic, Boundary Falls	
Miscellaneous	
the ore shipments of   Boundary mines
1906 1907   Past Week
801,404 111,734       1(5,240
8,426 14,950        1,680
104,120 39,778       4,200
1,345 1,330           180
12,881 2,455           280
6,404 	
1,345 	
140,685 18,700        2,016
2,960 1.123
26,032 14,787         1.8E6
48,390 8,070           64(1
3,555 880          ' 72
586
30
88
7(5
9
1,140
40
140
20
15
589
309
'■"'ao
'326
40
204
40
45
171
80
30
Total, tons  1,158,991
Smelter Treatment—
'■iranby Smelter  828,879
B. C. Copper Co.'s Smelter  121,031
Dominion Copper Co.'s Smelter  218,811
221,747      27,244
122,052
55,616
37,458
17,826
2,680
4,584
Total treated.
     1,168,121
BOUNDAJiY DIVIDENDS.
215,126      25,09(1
. PIVlDENPS ,
Authorized ^-hhaheh-^       Paid    Total to    Latest      Per
Nine or Company. rapltal.   Issued. Par.      U06.      Date.      Date.   Share
Granny Consolidated-Copper.  (lt.OOO.OOO     1811.000 $100 $1,620,000 $2,1.18,630 Mar. 1907 $3.00
Carilion Hi'Klniier-Uold     1,290,000   1,250,000     $1           546,887 Feb. 1904      t*
-      ■• '"        200,0a)       81,11(10     $5
Providence- Silver..
16,000        38,224 Sept. IBM     .SO
Everything for  the Housewife
and Prospector
Can be Selected from our large stock of
General Merchandise and
Miners' Supplies   0
0
Groceries, Crockery, Glassware,  fancy* Dishes,
Jewelry, Nuts and Fruit*.
Our Stock in all these departments is complete.
A trial order will convince you that our prices are right.
Ja Boll & Co. Danv-*-e'Wash*
DRINK REPUBLIC BEER
The Purest and Best In the City.
On Draught Exclusively-* at
THE VICTORIA HOTEL
Synopsis of -Canadian Homestead
Regulations
COLUMBIAN    COLLEGE
NEW WESTMINSTER. B. C.
Receive txith Iitnlics nud Gentlemen as resident or dny students; hat-a complete Com-
inorclnl or Business Course; prepare* stii-
deutsto train Teacher**,' Certificates of all
grades; gives the four year**' course for the
It. A. degree, and the Brut year of the Scliou
..f s.*I-.iii'p I'linrvr, iti iiiflHiiHnn with the Toronto University; has a special protpeotori-|
ouuraQ tor miiim-n wiio work 111 b.U. Iimtriip-
tint, is also -riven In Art, Music, Physical -'til-
ture and Elocution. Term opens Sept.l th
1'JiHi,   For Calendar**, ate . address
COLUMBIAN COLLEGE.
ANY available Dominion Lands within the
Kuilwuy Melt of British Columbia maybe
Iiotiioh tended by auy person who is the head
of a family, or any nrnlu over eighteen yearn
I of aire, to tbe extent of one-quarter seotion
■ cMeuaeret, more or lets.       .....
1     Kutry must be mudi. persoiiully at the loeal
land offloe for the district In whioh tbe laud
, Is situate. ,     .
The homesteader li required to perform
the oouditlons conne.'ted 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 the vicinity of the land entered for,
the reriulrementsas to resi euce may besat-
istted by such person residing with the father
or mother.
(8) if the settlor has his permanent residence upon farming land owned by him In
the vicinity of his homestead, the requirements as to residence may be satisfied by
residence upon the said land.
Six months' notice In writing should be
irlven the Commissioner of Dominion Lands
at Ottawa of intention to apply for patent.
Coal lauds ma? be purchased at $11) per acre
for soft ooal and $20 for anthracite. Not
more than 820 aores can be acquired by one
individual or company. Koyaity at the rate
of ten oents per ton of 2,000 pounds shall be
collected on the gross output.
W. W. CORY,
Deputy of tbe Minister of the Interior.
N.B.—Unauthorised publication of this
advertisement will uot be paid for.
60  YEARS'
 Marks
Designs
Copyrights Ac.
Anyone sending a sketch and description may
quickly ascertain our opinion free whether an
Invention Is probably pntent able, Communlca-
tlons*triotlrcnn0dtii..4l. HANDBOOK on i*atenu
sent free. Oldest agency for seouringpalentj.
Patent! taken tbrouah Munn A Co. receive
special notice, without obanra, lu the
Scientific American.
A handsomely Illustrated weekly. I-areeet circulation of any iclentlflo Inuraal. Terms, W a
year: four months, $L Bold byall newsdealers.
year: four months, $L Bold byall newsdealers.
Bmoota Offloe, 8M r at- Washington, D, c.
Foo Loo
Laundry
FINE LAUNDERING.
COLLARS,   CUFFS    AND
SHIRTS WASHED CLEAN AND
NICE  AND IRONED BY
MACHINERY,    NEW
MEN EMPLOYED.
NEXT CHINESE STORE
RIVERSIDE AVENUE.

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