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Sixth Year—No. 35.
Grand Forks, B. C, Friday, March 22, 1907.
$1.00 Per Year in Advance.
School Estimates   for Current Year Amount to
$13,440
Board  Recommends  Adding
Two Wings to^Present
Building
The regular meeting of the city
council was held in the council
chamber Monday evening, Mayor
Hammar, Aid. Donaldson, Horner,
McCallum, Mcintosh and Woodland being present,      t
A communication was read from
Dr. Fagan, provincial health officer,
inviting tbe council to send a delegate to the annual meeting of the
British Columbia Anti-Tuberculosis
Society, which is to meet iu Victoria
■ soon, and also asking the council to*
request our member in the legislature to attend the convention.
A letter was read from James J.
Hill, in answer to the resolution recently adopted by tbe council urging
the Great Northern to establish a
divisional point in this city. Mr.
Hill writes thai the company would
be glad to do anything that would
help Grand Forks, and he felt that
tbe* efforts of the road in the Boundary had helped this district. All
permanent provisions, however,
could be much better settled when
the line is completed to Vancouver.
In fact, it would be difficult to make
any permincnt adjustment. until
that is the case.
\. protest against against the council moving the denizens of the red
light district to the forks of the rivers' below Chinatown was received
from Lew Johnson, M. J. Harrigan,
T. Waldon and Mr. Dixon. Refernd
to police commissionerx.
The finance committee recommended tbe payment of the usual
number of acceunts, and that the
city do not purchase the Waterston
building, and also cease paying rent
for same after the 31st day of March.
The report was approved.
The school trustees submitted the
following estimates for the current
year:
Public school—
Salaries ( 8,075
Equipment       490
Janitors        900
Fuel        600
Repairs ,        250
School supplies        575
Incidentals        225
Books—150 for library         75
        175
Truant officer..
Rent of rooms'.
225
Total for public school £11,600
High school—
Salaries ( 1,525
Repairs        260
Supplies and incidentals         65
Total for high school ( 1,840
Grand total £13,440
Mr. Spier was present, and addressed the council at length on educational matters. At the rate the
children were coming in at present,
a ninth grade would have to be
opened up in September, which
would necessitate larger school quarters. He advocated issuing school
debentures and adding two wings to
the central building, and asked the
council to authorize the trustees to
call for plans, specification and estimates of costs. . i
In answer to a question, Mr. Spier
explained the duties of the truant
officer. If the chief of police had
time to act in that capacity, he was
the proper person for the position.
The work was not being doile' satisfactorily at present, as the streets
were crowded with children who
ought to be in school.
In reference to the new building,
Mr. Spier said it was to the oest interests of the community to have tbe
schools centralized in Grand Forks,
rather than have a number of small
rural schools. At present tbe city
had the best schools in the province. Whether the rural districts
could be included in the issuance of
school bonds, he was not sufficiently
versed in law to tell. Tbe board bad
written the government for information on this subject, and had been
referred to Section 14 of the School
Act, which was rather ambiguous.
The mayor thought the government should assist the city to enlarge the school building. As the 5*
mill assessment was not sufficient to
educate the children, the city was
entitled to a cash grant. Referring
to the cost of having plans and specifications for the proposed buildings
submitted, he said it would probably amount to about (500.
On motion, the school estimates
were referred to the finance com
mittee.
The board of works submitted
their estimates for the current year.
the total amount asked for was
(4950.
The chairman of the board of
works reported that he had interviewed the property owners inter*
isted in having Gold street opened
up, and .that tbey were willing to
bear part of tbe expressed. Action in
tbe matter was deferred until the
agent of the townsite company returns to the city. The contract bad
been let for repairing the foot bridge
at the (iranby smeller.
The water and light cominittie
was authorized to let the contract
for electric light poles to the lowest
tender, which was Geo. Taylor—?5
for 45-foot and (4 for 35-foot poles.
Aid. McCallum gave notice that at
the next meeting he would introduce a by-law regulating the sale of
wood apd coal.
Aid. Donaldson reported tbat
there was a dangerous crossing at
the Great Northern tracks which
needed a street light.
Neil McCallum informed the
council that there was an nre lamp in
front of the old Columbia post
office, and he did not th nk any one
would object if it was removed to
tbe place indicated by Aid. Donaldson.
The matter was referred to the
water and light committee, wilh
power to act.
The health and relief committee
recommended the appointment of an
official gravedigger, the fees to be
(5 for graves for adults and (3 for
children. The council authorized
the committee to make the appointment, and to report at the next
meeting.
Aid. Donaldson was anxious to
know if a man couldn't dig his own
grave. He was informed that he
could if he felt strong enough to do
so when his own funeral came
around.
Ou motion of Aid. Woodland and
Donaldson, the assessment roll was
made returnable April 29tb.
Tbe council then adjourned until
next Monday night.
THE 20,000. CLUB
Committee Appointed to Endeavor to Secure a Grant
for a Fair
Railway  Matters Discussed.
Committee Named to Draft
Resolutions
The regular meeting of the 20,000
olub was held in the city last Friday
night, President Hanington occupying
the chair. There was a good attendance of members.
Wm. Spier, chairman of the advertising committee, reported that the
club had cleared $49 from the entertainment given by the Palmatier Sisters. He was firmly convinced that
the club could make a financial success of any attraction given under its
auspices. The club, he added, now
had all the necessary supplies to do
business.
The election of the new executive
resulted as follows: N. L. Mclnnis,
Wm. Spier, W. H. M. May, W. J.
Cook, S. T. Hall, Neil McCallum, J.
S. Jost, A. E. Smith, Wallace Chalmers, Chas. Fraser, F. M. Kerby, G.
A. Evans.
A. E. Smith thought that more energetic measures should be taken to secure new members, as the roll was not
increasing as rapidly as it(should.
Capt. Disbrowe exhibited a fine
sample of tobacco that had been
grown close to the city, and thought it
would be a good idea if the club would
make known to the outside world the
abaptability of the soil and climate of
the valley for the cultivation of this
staple commodity. About a ton of
the weed was grown and cured in the
valley lost year.
A. B. Sloan Sloan suggested the
appointment of a committee to correspond with the provincial government and endeavor to secure a grant
for a fair in this city next fall. Mr.
Burrell explained that in order to ob
tain a grant for this purpose, it would
first, be necessary to organize an agri
cultural association. Government
grants to assist fruit and agricultural
exhibits were usually equal to the
amount subscribed by the citizens.
Mr. May said the members present it
the meeting could form themselves
into an agricultural association, and
Mr. Neil McCallum was also of the
opinion that if we were to hold a fair in
the fall it was none too soon to com
mjnee operations at once. On motion
of Mr. Slonn, a committee of six was
appointed to look into tbe feasibility
of carrying out the project. The chair
appointed M. Burrell' A. B. Sloan,
Neil McCallum, Wm. Spier, F. E.
Cooper and Ernest Miller is such
committee.
Neil McCalluin brought up the
question of urging the Great Northern
Railway company to establish its first
division out of Spokano at Grand
Forks. The officials were yet undecided
on this matter, and the time was
nearly ripe for them to decide. The
t iwn that mude the strongest pull generally carried off tbe plum. History
showed that railways could be influenced as well as smaller concerns.
Capt. Disbrowe suggested that the
sime action be taken in respect lo the
C.P.R., arid Mr. McCalluin said  that
Mr. Busteed had always maintained
that Grand Forks was the natural divisional point for that road. W. J.
Cook stated that the Great Northern
at present made Grand Forks a terminal point for its freight business.
On motion of Messrs. Cooper and
Sloan, a committee was appointed to
draft a resolution on the subject. The
chair named Wm. Spier, A. B, W.
Hodges, N. McCalluin and M. Burrell
as members of the committee.
Mr. Cooper said the committee
ought not to overlook the Kettle Valley line, but should induce that company to hold its t.ains in this over
night. The committee should act
generally in railway matters.
Capt. Disbrowe drew attention to
the fact that the railways were selling
settlers' tickets from Winnipeg to
Spokane for (19, and an effort should
be made to secure the same rate to
Boundary points.
After the adjournment of the club
a meeting of the executive was held,
when tho following sub-committees
were appointed: Advertising, N. L.
Mclnnis, Wm. Spier, Neil McCallum,
A. E. Smith, J. S. Jost, F. M. Kerby; membership, W. J. Cook, W, H.
M. May, G. A. Evans W. C. Chalmers, S. T. Hall and Chas. Fraser.
A. E. Smith suggested that the
club give a "smoke.'" in the near future. Tbe proposition was received
with favor, and the names of A. E.
Smith, Wm. Spier and W. J. Cook
were added to the entertainment committee. The committee was authorized to proceed with the arrangements
for the "smoker."
A NEV INSTITUTE
Kettle Valley   Farmers Organize and Elect Officers
for Current Year
TOPICS OF THE TOWN
The death of Joseph Wasson, aged
70 years, occurred at his home in the
West end last Saturday night, after
a brief illness. Deceased was an
old-timer of this valley, having resided here for about eight years, and
was universally honored and esteemed
by all who knew hiin. Four daughters—Mrs. E. Spraggett, Mrs. Frank
Ruckle, and the Misses Sarah and
Eliza Wasson—survive him. The
funeral was held on Monday, and was
very largely attended. The remains
were interred in the city cemetery.
The annual provincial convention
of teachers will be held at Nelson on
April 2d, 3d and 4th, for the discussion of topics of interest to the
teaching fraternity. It is stated
that the program is one of the best
for several years past. Mr. W. A.
Mclntyre, principal of the Normal
school, Winnipeg, will deliver an
address. He is 'recognized us one
of the premier authorities on educational matters in Canada, and his
remarks should be of great value to
the attending teachers.
G. M. Fripp, local manager of the
British American Trust company,
returned the first part of the week
from a week's visit to Victoria, where
he attended the annual meeting of
his coinpany.
0. M. Davidson bas purchased
J. H. Hodson's building near the
Queen's hotel, in the West end, and
will open a general store. Mr.
Davidson is well known in tbis city,
and should dn well, especially as he
has a laruo territory from which to
draw trade,
Peter   li,  Nelson  left Wednesday
j iiiornins   for a   business trip to Spokane
Adopt Resolution in Favor of
Fair and Pledge Hearty
Support
A meeting largely attended by the
representative farmers of the valley
was held in the city hall Wednesday
evening for the purpose of organizing a farmers' institute.
M. Burrell was elected temporary
chairman, and on taking his seat he
expressed the opinion that time was
ripe for organization.
Mr. E. Spraggett stated that there
were forty paid-up members on the
roll. He fully explained the Farmers' Institute Act. The government
gave a certain amount of support to
institutes for fruit and agricultural
exhibits. In some instances the
amount donated had been as high as
(1000. The institute formed here
would be a subdivision of the Osoyoos district.
A lengthy discussion ensued
whether to organize a farmers' institute or an agricultural association.
Nearly everybody in tke room
thought it would be advisable to
start in with an institue, as the
members had subscribed tbeir names
with that understanding, and that
idea finally prevailed.
J. L. Manly moved, seconded by
H. B. Cannon, that we organize an
institute to be known as tbe Kettle
Valley Farmers' Institute, embracing the territory comprised in the
political divisions of Grand Forks
and Grenwood districts.
The resolution was adopted by a
unanimous vote.
The following officers were elected:
President, M. Burrell; vice president,
J. D. Honsberger; secretary, 8. T.
Hall; treasurer, Fred Clark; directors,
Joseph Manly, Frank Coryell, Geo.
Hansen, Tom Powers, J. Itooke, H.
B. Cannon, R. Lawson.
The advisability of holding a fair
in this city next fall was discussed
at length. H. W. Collins and Wm.
Spier gave their experiences in connection with exhibitions of this nature on a small scale in the east.
Moved by E. Spraggett, seconded
by H. W. Collins, that, in the opinion of this meeting, it is desirable to
hold a horticultural and agricultural
fair in tbis city next fall, and we
pledge the enterprise our hearty support.
The resolution was adopted without a dissenting voice.
The Institute starts out with a
membership of fifty, as follows: H. C.
Kerman, Joe Manly, L. Vaughan, S.
T. Hall, H. W. Collins, B. Jewell, J.
D. Honsberger, R. A. Brown, P. A.
Z. Pare, P. De Wilde, Fred Clark, G.
A. Evans, H. B. Cannon, J. McLaren, H. Eyer, T. Wiseman, A. D.
Morrison, E. Spraggett,S. R. Almond,
D. Whiteside, A. Traunweiser, G. M.
Fripp, Hy Couture, L. A. Manly, Ed
Davis, W. A. Cooper, A. J. Cooper,
L. Hansen, J. A. McCallum, C. Scott
Galloway, W. M. Pearce, W. O.
Easton, W. C. Allin, M. Burrell, W.
J. Ross, Geo. Chappie, A. E. Smith,
.P. T. McCallum, A. E. Savage, E.
W. 'Stuart, W. R. Ross, R. Lawson,
D. W. F. Reid, W. H. Covert, P.
Andrews, G. S Hansen, W. A. Hansen, J. Itooke, I. A. Dinsmore, T. R.
Powers.
Any one wishing to join the institute, can do so by applying to Fred
Clark, treasuier. 2tye Br?ning &un
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FRIDAY, MARCH 22,  1907
It appears that the 20,000 club
and the Farmers' Institute were organized none too soon to advertise
Grand Forks and the Kettle valley.
A writer in the March number of the
Fruit-Grower, perhaps the leading
publication of its class on ihe continent, gives an extended write-up of
the fruit growing industry in British
Columbia. The coast, Okanagan and
Kootenay districts are given due
prominence, but we look in vain for
any mention of the Boundary district.
And yet the Boundary is one of the
few districts in the province that has
successfully raised fruit on a commercial basis. We have here the second
largest orchard—the Covert estate—
in British Columbia. This is the oldest orchard in the interior of province.
It was started in 1885 by Mr. W. H.
Covert. Today it contains over 11,-
000 trees, and more will be planted
this spring. Besides this mammoth
plantation, there are innumerablesmall-
er orchards in the valley, all of them
growing the finest quality of fruit and
making handsome profits on thc investments. As an illustration of how
other sections are stealing our thunder in the fruit growing business, it
may be stated that for advertising
purposes we are generally tacked onto
the West Kootenay district; and Nelson takes the credit of being the cen-
* tie of that district. And in former
years fruit grown on the Covert estate
has been purchased by the Coldstream
ranch, in the Okanagan, and shipped
abroad as packed by tbat company,
without any intimation as to where
it was grown. It is against these
methods that we enter an emphatic
protest. We want the outside world
to know that fruit shipped from this
city has been grown in the Kettle
valley, and that Grand Forks is the
commercial centre of that valley.
composed mainly of horticultur sts.
there is no reason why it shoulil not
bear good fruit. If is an institution
that has been needed in tins valley for
a number of years.
It has been suggested by a number
of citizens that the 20,000 club and
other eivic organizations start an agitation to have Smelter lake cleared of
stnmps, logs and other debris during
low water. The suggestion is good ;
but the word "action" should be substitution for "agitation." The carrying
out of this plan would give us a very
pretty pleasure resort at the very door
of the city—a thing that we stand
greatly in need of. The expense of
having this work done should be comparatively small, when the amount of
advertising the city would derive
from such a beauty spot is taken into
consideration.
The labor situation in tbe East
Kootenay coal fields again lookB very
threatening, and today will probably
decide whether it is to be peace or
war. As we expressed an opinion on
this subject a week or so ago, further
comment will be withheld until the
crisis is reached.
Southeast Kootenay and Yale districts produced 37,097,000 pounds of
copper, valued at *1*7,415,800, in 1906.
Most of this enormous output was
mined and treated in the Boundary
district, and by far the greater portion
of the Boundary output came from
Grand Forks.
The Coast Is Prosperous
Mr. Ernest Miller, who has just returned from a two weeks' visit to the
coast cities, tells an interesting
story of the present prosperity of that
section of the province.
"On former visits to the coast,"
said he in a chat with The Sun man
yesterday, "I have often marveled at
the wonderful strides made in the upbuilding of Vancouver, Victoria and
New Westminster, but on no other
occasion have the signs of general
prosperty made so deep an impression
on ine as on my present trip. Even
staid old Victoria is enjoying a
healthy boom. Vancouver, which has
gained an enviable reputation all over
this broad land for its progressiveness,
is going ahead by bounds and leaps.
Fine residences and big business
blocks are to be seen on every hand
in course of erection. 1 was also
greatly impressed with the activity of
the real estate market and building
operations in New Westminister. The
general public of the two last mentioned cities appear to be confident in
looking over the situation, that it will
not long be before these towns are
joined together by one continuous
street.
"I attribute this life and bustle,"
he continued, "partly to the fact that a
great deal of American capital is being invested in the coast cities, and
partly on account of the influx of settlers from eastern Canada, Manitobaand
the northwest. Although real estate
prices seem high to a man coming
from the interior of the province,when
compared with the figures charged for
realty in the cities south of the international boundary line they are extremely low.
"New Westminster possesses many
desirable features, as a consequence of
which property is advancing rapidly.
It is the only city on the coa't that
owns its water frontage, and this has
been taken up for miles for mill sites.
There is also considerable talk at
present about tho Great Northern establishing large shops at that place.
Aside from these advantages, the city
possesses unequaled educational facilities, including the Columbian college.
It is also blessed with an ideal climate.
"From information gathered while
I was at the coast, I learned that a
vast number of people, who have tired
of the rigors of the eastern winters,
are coming to this province this sum
raer. A strong effort should be made
by the citizens of Grand Forks to secure a portion of these settlers for this
valley."
"While I was pleased to note the
evidences of prosperity on the coast,"
concluded Mr. Miller, "I am equally
glad to get back to Grand Forks and
the salubrious zephyrs of the Kettle
valley. With a united effort, and a
liberal amount of publicity, I am confident that this district will soon enjoy an era of activity riyaling that ut
present prevailing at the coast."
up for a hearing before Judge Cochrane on Wednesday, but were dis
charged, as there was not sufficient
evidence to prove a case against them
Beautiful showing of Easter Millinery at Miss Cosgrove's Millinery
Store, Saturday afternoon, March 23.
E. W. Barrett, of Vancouver, is in
the city. His mission is to interest
the public in coast real estate, and he
is meeting with considerable success.
FOR SALE—Three good cows, one
fresh, and a cream separator. Ap
ply Robert Ilawson, Covert estate,
or address Grand  Forks postoffice.
The B. C. Copper oompany on
Sunday last blew in the second of
its three big new furnaces. The first
was blown in several month.1* ngo,
and the third will follow in a few
weeks.
City Clerk McCalluin will commence next week to make the school
assessment outside.
A couple of the star boarders at the
Windsor attempted to leave town this
week without settling their accounts.
The pioprietor, however, had them
brought, back from the station, and
they are now poorer but more honest
men.
TOPICS OF THE TOWN
His honor Judge Brown opened
sitting of the county court at the court
house in this city yesterday morning.
Mr. Whiteside, ou behalf of the Grand
Forks bar, in a brief speech heartily congratulated his honor on his appointment, to which Mr. Brown made
an appropriate response. As none
of the cases were ready for trial, an
adjournment was made until the 1st
of April.
Dr. Truax'has received official notice of his appointment as quarantine
officer at this place. The nearest case
of smallpox is at Orienl, Wash.
Boyd k Glendanning, the Vancouver contractors, have finished their
grading contract on the Kettle Valley
Line, and have gone to the coast.
They intend to return when work is
resumed in the spring'.
CHURCH -SERVICES
Knox Presbyterian Church—
Sabbath services at 11 a.m. and 7 p.
m.; Sabbath school and Bible class at
2:30 p.m.; Young People's Society of
Christian Endeavor, Monday, 7:30 p.
m. Special morning service March
24th will be conducted by Rev. W.R.
Ross. All are cordially invited; seats
free.
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. in. Everybody invited.
Baptist Churoh, Rev. F. W. Auvache, pastor.—Services on Sunday
at 11 a. m. and 7:30 p. m.
QRAND FORKS OPERA HOUSE
L«W JOHNSON. MANAGER
ONE NIGHT ONLY
Thursday, March 28th
Return of Last Season's Laughing
Success,
STEPHENS 8 LINTON
Present the Merry Musical Mixup,
"My
Wife's^    .
Family"
The Real Laughing Show.
A Merry Riot of Fun and Music,
Headed by those Funny Fellows,
Appleton and Perry
You Enjoyed It Last Year.
SEE IT AGAIN
PRICES  -   -   50c AND f» 1.00
Reserved Seats at Woodland's.
As the farmers' institute organized
in   this   city Wednesday evening is
The till in the Province hotel bar
was robbed of $20 Tuesday evening,
and two men, who were the only occupants of the room at the time the
theft is supposed to have been committed, were arrested on suspicion' of
having stolen the money.   They came
CERTIFICATE OF IMPROVEMENTS
NOTICE.
"Waverley" Mineral Claim, situate In the
Grand Forks Mluiwr Division of Yale District.
Where located: In Franklin eamp, lyins*
east of and adjoining the "Lost" mineral
claim.
TAKE NOTICE that I, Georie E. Massie, free
miner's oertiheate No. B«l Intend, sixty
days from date hereof, to apply to the Mining Reeorder for a Certificate of Improvements, for the purpose of obtaining a Crown
Uraut of tbe above claim.
And further take notice that action, under
seotion 87, must be commenced before the
issuance of such Certllleate of  Improvements.
Dated this 12th day of March, A. D. ISO..
GEORGE B. MASSIE.
Invest
in
Alberta
Goal
Company
Shares
This is the company" recently purchased
by? officials of the International Goal and
Coke Company. The output is already)
contracted for.
We have secured an allotment ot a
limited number of shares for our clients in
the Boundary country.   Place ylour orders
at once if you wish  to take advantage of'.
increase in price.
For full particulars apply td
British American Trust Go.
Grand Forks, B. G.
FOR THE BEST OF EVERYTHING
Don't fail to call at
HEADQUARTERS
Fresh Meats of All Kinds.
Fine Turkeys and Poultry.
The Best of Everything for the Culinary Department.
The Best of everything in the Confectionery Line.
The Best of Everything in the Notion Line, as far as it goes
New Nuts and Fancy Cigars.
John H. Grunwell
Postoffice Store
Danville,  "Wash.
Largest ^Assortment
Of New Goods ever brought to the city to select from. When
you want Clothes, come in and see what PRACTICAL TAILORS ttro
doing before buying elsewhere.    We are selling
SUITS FROM $17.00 UP
OVERCOATSFROM$17.00 UP
PANTS FROM $5.50 UP
Guarantee Fit—and when we say fit, we mean what we say.
No trouble to show goods.
GEO. Ei MASSIE RELIABLE TAILOR
P. BURNS & CO., LTD.
DEALERS IN ALL KINDS OF FRESH AND CURED
c7WEATS
Fish and Game in Season
GRAND FORKS, B. C. a
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TOPICS OF THE TOWN
Chief Savage returned Sunday evening from Nelson, where he had been
with J. J. Quinlivan; who was sentenced by Police Magistrate Cochrane last Friday to thirty. days' confinement in jail at hard labor, without the option of a fine, for assaulting
Andrew Waugh.
day morning for Spokane. He said
it was impossible to get out of the
city alive without joining the 20,000
club.
The school trustees have decided to
authorize the expulsion from the publio  school of "Mickey" O'Connor, F.
Harrigan and Angus Creelman, on ao-1 tumin8 Wft8   **r,ti8tic*    The, mme*7
count of being addicted to vices likely jfeature8 o£ tne P'T*6"6 wel1 h™«H
A««.t »>s,J        *l-l*j*       m...,tt.       s.s.sn       Atrit4illns\4*
The Amsden Musical company
played in the Grand Forks opera house
last Friday and Satnrday evenings to
delighted audiences. On Friday
evening "The Mascot" was presented
to a good house, notwithstanding tbe
counter attraction, and on Saturday
evening "Olivette" was the bill. The
operas were well staged, and the cos-
to injuriously affect the character
other pupils.
of
THOROUGHBRED EGGS^For
nale, Wyandotte and Black Minorca
eggs; $1.00 per Betting. Apply to Mrs.
J. H. Hodson, Phone A107.
out, and the music was excellent.
Taken all in all, the company was far
above .the average attractions which
come to this citv.
The Boundary Creek Times has
been enlarged to a seven-column folio,
thereby improving the appearance of
SUNBEAMS
There is a time when the lazieit
man can hurry—it is when the train
he is on stops ten minutes for refreshments.
Baseball would be more popular if
there were not so many base men in
the business who are not sports.
The largest apple is not always the
sweetest, but it is the one which the
average-person picks out of u lot.
Some girls look better in everyday
clothes than ihey do in party dresses,
and these are the girls to marry,
You cannot always judge a man by
his appearance, but you can judge
some men by their disappearance.
Mayor Hammar, who was confined the paper.
ta bis home by illness the latter part.  —   -
of last week, is again able to attend to. Wtieil WOilieD Sillier
his customary duties. I_   . '     « , .,- e
»   Look out for weakness or disease. See
R. A. Henderson, the Kettle Valley "JfeJ jg ^^Tht
line   engineer, left this week for To-'      pton]8 indicatethat you need the
ronto.    It is a well known fact that gentle  asfistance of Dr. Hamilton's
he will buy two tickets for his return
trip.
Mrs. H. S. Sheads is visiting friends
in New Westminster.
Smith Curtis, of Rossland, was in
the city last Saturday, and left Sun-
Geo. Taylor
General Contractor, •
Excavator, Etc
AU Orders Given Prompt and Careful
Attention.
GEO. TAYLOR,
Grand Forks, B. C.
Pills. They are women's greatest relief, prevent functional derangements,
renew the life of the blood, purify and
clean the system throughout. No
tonic so potent, no results so marked
as follow the use of Dr. Hamilton's
Pills. Price 25c per box at all dealers.
R. G. MCCUTCHEON
CABINET MAKER
Turning, Scroll Work, Saw
Filing, Gun Repairing, Manufacturer of Screen Doors and
Windows.
First Street
GrantJ Forks, B.C,
ire
ire<
To Do Tour
JOB PRINTING'
BECAUSE
We have the most modern jobbing plant
in the Boundary Country, employ competent workmen, and carry a complete
line of Stationery.
•if
WE PRINT
Billheads and Statements,
Letterheads and Envelopes,
Posters, Dates and Dodgers,
Business and Visiting Cards,
Lodge Constitutions and By laws.
Shipping Tags, 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 and workmanship are of the
best. Let ub estimate on your order. We guarantee satisfaction,
^fe Evening  Sun
Job Department
It tickles a man's vanity when he
tries on another man's hat aud finds
it is a size too small for him.
Wise People
Buy their
GROCERIES
From us, because tbe quality of our goods is such
thnt friction between the cook and the better half of
the household is entirely eliminated. Our prices, too, ,,
are so reasonable that the head of tbe family pays his
monthly grocery bill at our store 'vith a satisfied
smile.    Tryus and be convinced.
J. H. HODSON Ct% CO.
Phone No. 30s
j Opposite CP.R. Station
You seldom see a man who can he
a christian and take off a porous plaster from his chest at the some time.
Beggars and peddlars are not superstitious—it takes mine than a sign to
keep them out of a building.
Seeing a fellow walking in a procession of people returning from
church is no sure sign he has been
there.
A man likes to refer to himself as
an idiot at times, but it makes him
real mad if anybody else agrees with
him.
It is a blessing for parents not to be
able to appreciate what a nuisance
their children are to other people.
When a young man with a salary
of nine dollars a week marries a girl
who is unable to cook he hands himself an extra large lemon.
Some men worry decause they can't
meet their bills, but the majority are
siul because they cannot dodge them
quick enough.
There are people who never give a
thought to the hereafter except when
they have occasion to pass a graveyard after dark.
During courtship a man acquires a
lot of good habits that he has abso-
lu tely no use for after marriage.
FOR SALE—A two-story, four-room
house and two lots in the Ruckle it
Henderson addition; summer kitchen and woodhouse combined, and
pumphuuse. Easy payments. Apply this office, or address Box 355.
Wood Fnr Sble—Dry Pine and
Mr. Any length. Max Kuntz,
Phone 12.
The Lion Bottling Works have cut
iheir price on all case and draught
wines and liquors.
Bicyci.k8 Ann Repaik Woiik—A
complete line of 1906 models. A few
second-hand wheels cheap. Wheels
to rent. Geo. Chappi.e, opposite
Postoffice, First street.
Stock Certificates printed at Tbe
Sun job olliee.
The Lion Bottling Works are selling Gooderlmm k Wort's Rye Whiskey the best rye whiskey in Canada,
for 8.).0() jier gallon.
FOR RENT OR LEASE—83-room
Hat.,'1 i|Apply at Dr. G. W. Averill's
residence.
Another Great Discovery
A well known gentleman in Black
Bay, Ont., Mr. John Cowan has discovered an absolute specific for rhuo*
mutism, and writes: "I was affected
with sciatica and chronic rheumatism
which I contracted years ago. The
disease bad a great hold on my blood,
and it was hard to make any impression on it. Reading of Ferroione, I
was' convinced of its merit, and it's
certainly the best I have ever tried.
Why, it just drove away the rheumatism." Even stiffened old suffei e-s will
experience quick results. The reason
is that Ferrozone acts through the
blood'aud thereby dostroys the cuuso
of the disease- Price 50c per Ixix at
all dealers.
PROVINCE
HOTEL
fcMIL. LARSEN, PROPRIETOR
Hot and Cold Baths. Nicely Furnished
Stove-Heated Rooms., Entirely re*
furnished and renovated throughout.
First-class board by day, week or
month. Special rates to steady boarders. American and European plans.
Finest Uur iu City in Connection.
BRIDGE STREET     6RAND FORKS, B, C.
HEADHUARTERS FOR
SMOKERS'
SUPPLIES
RMNEY'SCIGARSTORE
ASSAYING
C.S. BAKER
PROVINCIAL ASSAYER AND ORE
SHIPPERS' A6ENT
Samples Gtvtn Prompt Attention.
Correspondence Solicited.
Complete Superintendence of Ore Shipments.
T. 0. BOX 43 raOHE 53
RIVERSIDE AVE., GRAND FORES, B.C.
THE
Windsor Hotel
Serves the most carefully prepared meals
and the best brands
of wines, liquors and
cigars.
Finest Rooms In the City
First and Bridge Strests
Jl
HOCKEY PLAYERS
SEE CHAPPLE
AGENT FOH
CANADA'S FAMOUS AUTOMOBILE SKATE
The Lightest and
Fastest Skate Made.
Palace Barber Shop
Razor Honing a Specialty.
FIRST STREET
P. A. Z. PARE, Proprietor
Victoria Hotel,
OPPOSITE POSTOFFICE B'l**«e Street, Grand Forks, B. C,
Pacific Hotel
0PP. CP.R. STATION
First-class In evory respect.
Sample rooms for eommer*
cial travelers.
Hot and Cold Baths.
Uar in Connection.
Finest Brands ot Wines,
Liquors and Uigurs.
CHAS. PETERSON, Prop
To make foftunei out
of the future you mutt
pill --something Into the
pro-sent.
JUST OUT
Gold-Coppers Pay nig
Dividend* all over
HrltUh Columbia.
British Columbia  Illustrated
Coutatniug ovrr 100 Views In Ksurytliiiiii.   Post Paid 2.1c, stumps,
Klotiest Province In the British Umpire.
Nothing Klsked, Nothing Gained.
Nothing Ventured, Nothing Won
Spendid Opportunity for Investment
The Richest Men In the World are Investing In 11, (1. Cnp|*or-Oold and Silver Mines.
s Why oan't you begin now?
Tho Greatest Gold-Copper Discovery of the Age Is In B. C.
BIG FOUR CONSOLIDATED GOLD MINES, LTD.
CAPITAL, $625,000
livery Dollar Subscribed and Used tn Development of Mines.
SPECIAL   ONE  WEEK   OFFER,   200. PER   SHARE
Mlnci directly west of the Le Roi, whose shares are now about (11; Le Rot No. 2
Hharetiare about $15 and went up to $100; and Consolidated Mining and Smelt in*
Co. of Canada. Ltd., shares $138 eaoh; the Urgent gold-copper mines in  B. L. paid
Large Dividends.   Aittayi from $5 to .$800 In gold,copper, silver, with 83 per cent In
'Ro««ln'nd mliier* received highest awarde for rlcheit gold-copper ore sent to
St. Lou In Kxposltioii.   Ulu Four had Bent Display at Dominion Fair, New «ni*
minuter. B.C. 	
No lew than l(tt shares sold.   Shares can bo had on Installment plan, or yearly
contract, !■> per cent oanh, balance monthly.
Company ha>* no debti or liabilities.  Bend for Illustrated prospectus to Secretary.
BIG   FOUR   MINES.   LTD..
P. O. Box 174, Vancouver, B.C., Canada. *SP-J
PHOTOS
R.  H. TRUEMAN
The well known Vancouver Photographer,
will arrive in Grand Forks on
MONDAY, APRIL 8
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
DRAYING
Heavy and Light Dray Work
Attended to Promptly. Passengers and Trunks to and
from'all trains.
TelephoneAl 29
GRAND FORKS TRANSFER COMPANY
Rutherford Bros., Props.
Hotel V
alhalla
RIVERSIDE AVENUE, GRAND FORKS
Newly Refurnished Throughout.
First-Class Accommodations for
Transients. Smeltermen's Trade
Solicited. Terms Reasonable.
Table Supplied with the Best the
Market Aftoj-ds.
The Finest Brands of Wines,
Liquors and Cigars are Always in Stock at the Bar.
S. NELSON. PROPRIETOR
TOPICS OF THE TOWN
A large number of comfortable
chairs have been placed in the council
chamber, and ratepayers who take an
interest in civic affairs can now attend the sessions of the council without experiencing any bodily discomforts.
What is more pleasing to the feminine eye than a beautiful gown worn
by a beautiful wehian? There are any
number of examples of the modiste's
art displayed by the Misses Byington
nnd Vaughn in the production of
Stephens and Linton's "My Wife's
Family," the laughing musical comedy
which is to be on view at the opera
house next Thursday evening.
F palm
A FRESH STOOK OF
Confectionery, Fruits,
Cigars and Tobacco.
WALLACE
CHALMERS
PROP.
MOST COMPLETE STOCK
of its kind in the city.
COR. BRIDGE AND FIRST STREETS
Removed
To OLD BODEGA BUILDING, Opposite E. T. Bank, Bridge Street
MILES' SECOND-HAND STORE
Carpets pieaned and Laid,
Furniture Repaired, Upholstered and Gleaned, and
other julw In the house-
cleaning line.
Second Hand Goods
BOUGHT AND SOLD
for anything deeper than causing hysterics with its laughable situations,
witty dialogue and impossible nonsense, is the announced attraction,
"My Wife's Family," at the opera
house, Thursday evening, March 28.
That old story of the henpecked husband, the more than usually obnox
ious mother-in-law and the family of
nephews, cousins, sisters and numerous other relatives are served up with
new   and   elaborate    trimmings    of
Lome A. Campbell, of Rossland,
superintendent of the West Kootenay
Power & Light company, was a visitor
in the city Monday evening.
Mrs. Clark, of Nelson, will conduct
a special holiness meeting for chris
tians at the Salvution Army hall this
evening. Everybody is invited to attend.
W. J. JuneN, one of tho pioneer
business men of Grand Forks, but who
is now residing at Riverside, Wash,,
arrived in the city Monday evening on
a business trip.
W. J. Mclntyre, foreman of the
C. P. H. yards in this city and ut the
(iranby smelter, returned from Toronto on Monday evening, accompanied by his bride, and hits since
Iwn very busy acknowledging the
congratulations of his numerous
friends. He reports hnving had u
pleasant trip, but, like everybody else,
is jjlml to get buck to Grand Forks.
Mr. and Mrs. Mclntyre will take up
their permanent residence in this oity,
City Solicitor E. Miller returned
Monday evening from a two weeks'
visit to Victoria.
"My -Wife's Family"
A farce in the broadest sense, und
yet withal without a word of BUggen-
ttveness, one that wus never intended
over a dezen of the brightest of vaudeville specialties introduced dueing the
antion of the comedy by various members of the excellent organization.
Never Silt Your Boots -
That doesn't cure the corn. Just
apply the old standhy, Putnam's Corn
Extractor. It acts like magic. Kills
the pain, cures the corn. Does it
without burn or scar. Get the best—
it's Putuam's.
Mineral and Lumber Values
At the meeting of the Associated
Boards of Trade, held in Greenwood
last week, President G. 0. Buchanan
added an appendix to his annual address, in which he estimated the value
of the mineral and lumber produced
in southern Kootenay nnd Yale during the year 190li as follows:
Value.
Gold, 210,663 oz 8 4,213,000
Silver, 2,243,800 oz     1,003,346
Copper, 37,079,000 lbs...    7,415,800
Lead, 26,389,134 tons...    1,847,269
Zinc, 3000 tons         60,000
Coal, 721,000 tons     1,442,000
Coke, 189,400 tons       473,500
BOUNDARY   ORE   SHIPMENTS
Total value minerals...$16,954,97**
Lumber, 147,000,000 ft..    2.044,000
Minerals and lumber...818,998,975
When Long Breaths Hurt
You know that troubles exist which
need quick attention. Proper action
consists in a vigorous rubbing of the
chest and side with Nerviline, which
sinks into the tissues where the pain
is seated, and gives relief in a few
minutes. No liniment so clean, so
strong, so powerful. Results guaranteed with every 25c bottle of Poison's
Nervilin8.   Get it today.
The following table gives the ore
for 1905, 1906 and for the past week:
Granby Mines, Phoenix	
Snowshoe.   Phoenix	
Mother Lode, Deadwood *..
B. C. Mine, Snnimit	
Emma, Summit	
Oro Denoro, Summit Camp	
Bonnie Belle, Deadwood	
Brooklyn-Stemwinder, Phoenix.
Idaho, Phoenix	
Rawhide, Phoenix	
Sunset, Deadwood	
Mountain Rose, Summit	
Senator, SummitCamp	
Morrison, Deadwood	
Sulphur King,Summit	
Winnipeg, Wellington	
Big Copper, West Copper	
Carmi, West Fork	
Sally, West Fork	
Humbler, West Fork	
Butcher Boy, West Fork	
Providence, Greenwood	
Elkhorn, Greenwood y	
Strathmore, Providence	
Preston, Skylark	
Prince Henry, Skylark	
Skylark, Skylark Camp	
Last Chance, Skylark Camp	
E. P. U. Mine, Skylark Camp...
Bay, Skylark	
Mavis, Skylark	
Don Pedro, Skylark	
Crescent, Skylark	
Helen, Greenwood	
Republic, Boundary Falls	
Miscellaneous	
shipments of  Boundary mines
7906' 1907   Past Week
'801,404 71,834 11,394
.*  8,426 11,720 2,120
104,120 30,718 3,160
1,345    710 180
12,881   2,025 140
6,404   	
1,345
140,685 14,741 2,496
2,960 1.123
26,032 11,077 1,830
48,390   3,95(1 736
3,555    747 105
586
30
86
76
18
189
1,140
40
140
20
15
589
320
30
164
20
4,r>
171
Canadian Mining Institute
The following are the ufliceis of the
Canadian Mining Institute who were
elected at the recent meeting in Toronto:
Members of the Council—-T W.
Gillman, Montreal; James McEvoy,
Fernie, B. O.j Fred B. Smith, Edmonton; R. W. Brock, Ottawa; J. G.
Gwillim, Kingston; D. F. Adams,
Montreal; H. E. T. Haultain, Craig*
moot, and David H. Brown, Copper
Cliff.
The election of officers resulted as
follows, When announced the resnlta
were received with applause:
President, Frederick Keffer, Greenwood, B. C; vice presidents, Dr. J.
Bonsall Porter, Montreal, W. G. Miller, Toronto, and W. Fleet Robertson,
Victoria, B. C.; secretary, H. Mortimer-Lamb, Montreal; treasurer, J.
Stevenson Brown, Montreal.
Total, tons ,  1,158,991
Smeller Treatment—
■rranby Smelter  828,879
B. C. Copper Co.'s Smelter  121,031
Dominion Copper Co.'s Smelter  218,811
169,408     22,400
89,598
44,866
28,816
11,465
6,092
5,167
Total treated.
,.s...    1,168,121       163,280      22,724
Everything for tbe Housewife
and Prospector
Can be Selected from our large stock of
General Merchandise and
Miners' Supplies   00*
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 & COa Danville, Wash.
m
The Deal Made to Hear
Deafness, because usually due to
catarrh, is quite curable. In a thousand cases this is proved absolutely
true. Success invariably attends the
use of Catarrhozone, which has cured
catarrhal deafness of twenty-five years
standing. Penetrating through the
passage of the ear, the soothing vapor
of Catarrhozone relieves the inflammation, destroys the seeds of catarrh and
thereby allows nature to re-assist herself. Try Catarrhozone yourself, 25c
and j? 1.00 sizes sold by all dealers.
A. Erskine Smith & Co
bright sayings and catchy music,
pretty girls und dazzling dunce num-
bers. The story brings a vociferous
mother in-law to tho home of her inoffensive son-in-law with her host of relations, among whom is a son lately
married surreptitiously and a father
of u three months' old child. Through
a combination of mistakes the. sonin-
lavv is suspected, and bus some hairbreadth escapes from his angry relations when the child is found in the
house. After ba,'ely escaping with
his life, explanations clear up the
troubles and things end happily. Ap-
pleton and Perry, the two comedians,
as the friend and husband respectively,
in dialogue, song and the excruciatingly funny automobile, are sure to
create laughs galore, while  tliere   cr.)
NOTICE
IUOTICE li hereby Klven that the "Grand I
'* Forks Liquor Company, Limited," carrying on business at the ('Ity of Grand Porka,
ni the Province of Hritish Columbia, Itileuda
to apply to the Lieu tenant-Governor in
(■otitic! I, upon the ex pi ration of three months
from the date of thin notice, for permission
to change iti name to that of the "Pacific
L-lqiior' ompany. Limited."
Dated at Grand Forks, B.C., thla 19th day of
March, A. I). 1907.
W.B. COCHRANE,
Solicitor for Company.
IP YOU  INTEND TRAVELING
To Franklin Camp by Stage, Private Vehicle, Freight Team or
Horseback, ask for our prices.
Bridge and First Sts
60   YEARt*
EXPERIENCE
DRINK REPUBLIC BEER
The Purest and Best In Ine City.
On Draught Exclusively* at
THE VICTORIA HOTEL
COLUMBIAN    COLLEGE
NEW WESTMINSTER. B. O.
Receive both Ladles and Gentlemen aa resident or day students: has a completeCommercial or Busluess Course: prepares stu-
dent*to train Teachers' Certificates of all
-.-Tildes; gives the four yeara' course for the
H. A. deirree, aud the first year of the Sohoo
of Science course, 'n affiliation with the Toronto University; hat a special prospeetors-i
course fur miners v, no work iu B.C. lu-it ruction Is also (riven lu Art, Music, Physical Culture aud Elocution. Term opens Sept.I th
19U*>,   For Calendars, etc , address '
COLUMBIAN  COLLEGE.
Trade Marks
Designs
  Copyriohts Ac
Anyone sending a sketch and d
pnlokl-f ascertain oar opinion ft
Patents taken t&roaghwMunn°A^
special notfe*, without charee, In tha
Scientific American.
A handsomely illustrated weekly. Unrest circulation of any scientific Journal, Terms, 13 a
rear: four months, IL Bold byall newsdealers.
dilation oi any-f-Ji-jiiMiiv ji-uiuw.    **.■-■,•*--
rear, fonr months, $L Bold byall newsdealers.
Foo Lee .
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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