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Sixth Year—-No
Grand Forks, B. C, Friday. April 26,190*7.
^$1.00 Per Year in Advance.
Foster Made Profits on the
Side While Manager of
Trust Funds
Operations Concealed   Until
Insurance Commission Exposed Them
Special Correspondence of Tlte Sun.
Ottawa, April 19.—Parliamentary
history does not furnish a parallel of
the brilliant and scholarly speech delivered in the house on Wednesday last
by Hon. Mr. Aylesworth, minister, of
justice, in reply to a statement made
by Hon. Mr, Foster, whose questionable dealings with'the trust funds of
the Forresters, under the shelter of
what is known as the Union Trust
coinpany had been so scathingly commented upon by the royal commission
on insurance.
For many months Mr. Foster,smart-
iug under the publicity which attached
to the revelations before the commission, had threatened and pleaded and
supplicated for an opportunity to place
himself in a better light before his
fellow-members of the house, and was
given an opportunity upon voting the
money for the expenses of the eommis
sion in committee of supply.
The honorable gentleman took full
advantage of his opportunity and
strove with all his ability to make the
worse appear the better cause. The
prominent pleas maae in his three
hour address were:
1. That th "mutters were private
and should not huve been revealed.
2. That the commission oversteppi d
its powers, and was not impartial.
3. That the whole affair was a
scheme to ruin hiin politically.
Mr. Foster's anxiety tu explain his
handling of trusl funds It-il some people to think tnat probably lie had an
explanation that would appeal to reasonable men, and that he had been
misrepresented and prejudiced. After
hearing his appeal, made with all the
casuistry ami iogic of which lie is possessed, and all the accompaniments of
gestures well known to the trained
politician, there is only one conclusion
to arrive at, only one voidict to render. Mr. Foster did the t liugcharged
a;ainst hiui. He was guilty of hand
linn trust funds inegularly and iu de
fiance of statutory enactment.
With les.iect to these affairs, Mr.
Foster directed hs energies to disputing thu legal aspect uf liis position,
contrary to tiie views expressed by the
minister of justice. He denied few
things, but entered Upon lengthy cx-
p'anations of things ut' small impor)
The house heard hill) foi hours with.
tin greatest | atieuce, He was met
witli';uo intaU'tiptiotis, few questions,
Hi*, listener.*- carefully analysed every
suitouce impartially, for everybody
real /.*d that tl e political future of a
p iblic man was at stake. At the con-
elusion of the statement judgment was
sus] ended until Mr. Aylesworth had
replied, and then the result of the
verdict was no longer in doubt. A few
simple words express much, for they
convey the whole story. Mr. Foster
had fa'lerl to eriiivinpc the house.
As he failed to I'mivinee the house,
so he will fail to eoiivince the country,
for the honse is representative of the
country, It may perhaps be an occasion of regret that a man of the undoubted ability and brilliant parts of
Mr. Foster should be lost to public
life, but it is better so than that a
man who had failed with respect to
lesser trusts should by any possibility
be placed ir charge of the greater ones
pertaining to his country.
Hon. Mr. Ayleswosth approached
his subject in a calm and judicial
manner, never once sacrificing logic to
oratorical effect, but upon occasions
rising to lofty heights of cogent reasoning and   unanswerable   deduction.
The minister of justice indicated
that the commission was appointed
in the publio interest to investigate
the operations and transactions and
the investments of every- life insurance company doing business in Canada. Mr. Aylesworth alluded to the
alacrity and willingness with which
officials of other companies had produced their books, and compared this
with the attitude of Mr. Foster, who
had only done so fearing the consequences of refusal. Answering Mr.
Foster's complaint that he was not allowed counsel, the minister of justice
reminded, .him that he (Foster) was
ohly a witness, and that in no court
was a witness allowed counsel, neither
was it necessary, for the court always
protected witnesses. In Mr. Foster's
case, however, he was allowed counsel
in the person of a very eminent man,
Mr. Nesbitt, who participated freely
in the discussions.
The minister of justice expressed
surprise at Mr. Foster's complaint at
not being allowed to give his whole
story, in view of the fact that he asked
and received permission to make a
statement before the commission, and
in fact did make a very extended statement after having informed the com
mission that they had searched him
right through. He had concluded his
remarks in these woi ds:
'I thank you, your honor, for allowing me to make this stateinent,and
I do not think that 1 should leave
this box without acknowledging your
uovarii ig courtesy to ine; though I
have sometimes had the audacity to
question your ruling, it has been on a
question of principle, and nothing
personal, of course. 1 do not. think 1
ought to leave either without acknowledging that so far as Mr. Shep-
ley is concerned he has treated me
with unvarying courtesy, and all who
have been associated with him, the
officers and others, have been more
than kind."
Mr. Aylesworth emphasized the
duty of the commissioners to make a
rigid examination into the afl'airs of
aii insurance companies without feur
or favor, and disclaimed any undue
pressure upon Mr, Foster's eompany—
the Union Trust comptny. He cited
the contention of Mr. Foster's counsel, that while tne investments uf the
Forresters might lie examined, those
of the Union Trust company were
outside ef the scope of the commissioners' powers. The minister of justice
showed the faiaey of tins view—that
because the Forresters had handed
over their funds to the Union Trnst
company to invest, the investments
could not be followed. He contended
that subsidiary companies formed for
the purpose of hnndl-ini insurance
funds cunie properly within the -cope
of the commission, and distanced the
objections raised by counsel for companies other than thut represented by
Mi. Foster to prevent such examinations, and how in evory case such  ob
jection had been overruled; ull came
within the law, all were treated alike.
Mr. Hellmuth, counsel appointed by
the Ontario government to watch the
proceedings before commission, upheld
the opinion of the commissioners 'n
these words:
"I should have thought that if it
had been shown that the Union Trust
company, as stated hy my learned
friend, Mr. Shepley, had been really a
creature of the Forresters, created by
them for the purpose of investing their
funds, not directly, but indirectly, an
investigation would be as proper as au
investigation into the investments
made by the creator of the creature."
Mr. Aylesworth carefully traced the
history of the formation of the Union
Trust company, with Mr. Foster as
manager, and how $1,996,000 of its
total of $2,000,000 of capital stock
was bought by money of the Forresters, that in other words it was a subsidiary company or creature of the
Forresters, and their money, and
theirs alone, was represeuted by its
capital stock, with the exception of
$4000, which four gentlemen, including Mr. Foster, took to qualify as directors.
The minister of Justice made an extended reference to the laws of the
country, which wisely throws about
the funds of insurance companies restrictions as to the course of their investments. He depicted in graphic
language the various expedients to
evade the law praciiced by those interested, who, finding themselves hampered by the restrictions which the
law has east about their investments,
endeavor to set the law at naught by
forming a trust company which for all
practical purposes shall be another
name for the insurance company itself. In such case every restraint and
every guard may be cast to the winds
and wild speculation takes the place
of legal investments, and the funds of
the widow and fatherless are gravely
This very course had lieen adopted
in the creation of the Union Trust
company, of which Mr. Foster was
manager, for all its $2,000,000 of capital except $4000 was tho money of the
Forresters, and the trust company
speculated with it, free from the restraints imposed by the insurance laws.
Evils such as this hail been unearthed
in consequence of the labors of the
insurance commission, which throughout had acted only in the public interest, and that the law might not be
Mr. Aylesworth devoted some time
to the consideration of the pi *n made
by Mr. Foster that his operations as
manager of the trust company had
b ten successful. The minister uf jus-
tce, in severe langnage, invited the
house to consider what would have
been Ihe case had the speculative
transactions of Mr. Foster with the
funds of Forresters resulted disastrously. His opinion was that it
would have been a repetition of the
Ontario Bank atl'air, the manager of
which is now a convicted felon.
Mr. Aylesworth caustically ..lluded
to the fact that Mr. Foster hud received a commission of $5000 while
manager of t he trust company out of
the tru-t funds. This amount Mr.
Foster disputed, but ho admitted it
was $125 I. Mr. Aylesworth severely
criticised this incident, denouncing the
act in unmeasured terms, particularly
in the face of a resolution passed by
the trust company directors that no
officer of the company should receive
commission   from   the opposite side.
Every penny of this commission was
the property of the trust company,
wrongfully received by Mr. Fostei,
the manager of that company, while in
its employ and transacting its business. Mr. Foster explains this incident by saying it arose out of a land
transaction, the money to finance
which waa borrowed by himself and
others from the Forresters director*".
Another case of taking commissions
from   trust   funds   arising out of another land transaction is admitted by
Mr. Foster in the following letter:.
Toronto, January 5, 1904.
Yours of January 2nd duly received
re Pritchard's. sale of Swan river district lands. The contracts will be
with the Union Trust company in
trust. Cash payment will be made to
credit of vendors in Standard Bank of
Toronto on receipt and signing of satisfactory documents of agreements.
Twenty-five cents per acre is to be
paid as commission on the sale. This
can either be deducted from the cash
payment, or better, you can send a
cheque therefore signed by the vendors
in favor of myself. I will then deposit to credit of vendors the whole
cash payment and present cheque
which will be paid therefor. Kindly
see that purchasers are allowed to pay
up whole amount due on lands at any
time without notice or bonus. Yours
truly, George E. Foster.
Accordingly a cheque for $2480, or
25 cents an acre on 9920 acres, was
issued to Mr. Foster. This, said Mr,
Aylesworth, was trust money, money
of the Forresters, and although concealed in the Union Trust company,
became a proper subject for inquiry
by the commissioners to enquire into
whose pockets the money went, they
are assailed in the house by Mr. Foster as being false to every principle of
honor, and accused of desiring his political downfall.
Having control of trust funds to a
large amount, Mr. Foster entered into
negotiations with several of his political friends, members of the house, to
buy from them 200,000 acres of land,
upon which they held an option. Mr.
Foster, while manager of the Union
Trust company, Imught these lands for
the Foster-McGillivruy syndicate for
$9U0,000, a profit of $200,000 to his
political friends. This money was advanced by Mr. Fostei, manager of the
Union Trust company, to Messrs. Foster, McGillivray it Co., or a new entity called into existence for the purpose, and known as the Great West
Land company. The security was the
lands only, and the money was the
money of the Forresters which had
been exchanged for trust company
The only asset this company had
was its capital stock of $100,000, and
its indebtedness to the Union Trust
company of $000,000; 482-J shares of
this stock were divided between Mr.
Foster and two friends, somo went to
other parties, and 337 J remained, it
bring understood that thoy wero designed as compensation for the financier who should find the money to
make payments for the land,
These S87*| shares wore worth about
$85,000 in cash, and were the property of the Union Trust company.
Mr. Aylesworth carefully reviewed
the dnty of the commissioners to trace
this money, which was trust company
money, therefore Forresters money.
He went very carefully over the events
which led to six directors of the
Union Trust company discussing as to
whether these shares should be returned to Messrs Foster k Co. Finally n direetors meeting was said to be
held, although it is sworn to by witnesses and directors that they knew
(Continued an Page Two.)
Prospects Good for Early Resumption of Work in the
Coal Fields
Men Have Submitted   Proposal Which Operators
Will Likely Accept
Fernie, April 24.—The situation
here has taken a decided turn for
the better. The conference that was
to have been held tonight at 7:30
was postponed until tomorrow morning at 9 at the request of the operators.
Everybody connected with thc
trouble is confident the end has been
Seen tonight Vice-President Lewis
of the miners,said: "The prespects
of finding a solution of tbe present
difficulty this week are more favorable than they have been any time
since the beginning of negotiations.
We have submitted a proposition,
and the operators will tomorrow
morning present a counter proposition to us, and we do not know if it
will be acceptable or not. Any other
representation of the situation is
likely to leave a wrong impression.
The ofliceis of tbe union are hopeful. The critical stage has arrived,
and the slightest thing may jeopardize the whole situation."-
Deputy Minister of Labor Mackenzie King is also of tbe opinion
tbat the end is not far off. In an
interview he said that the situation
at the present time is brighter than
on any occasion since the Calgary
"I waB hopefnl last night," he said
tonight, "and I am very hopeful
now. Tbe country haB no reason to
be alarmed. I am satisfied with the
progress of events. It is much better to have a delay of a few days,
while ihe disputants come together,
than to force a third party
into the dispute. If I see the parties meeting together in joint conference and believe they are getting
near to a settlement there iB no need
of government intervention, but if I
came here and found them noi, trying to solve the difficulty, I would
take a different course. A voluntary
settlement is preferable . to what
might take place by the intervention
of the new law, and is much more
likely to be permanent. As it was
when thc bill was first introduced,
it was not the number of investigations that would be held under it
that would justify its enactment, but
tho number of investigations it
would obviate thc necessity of hold
ing. It the public had been getting
ill-treated in any way, and there
were not prospects of a settlement,
some tactics would have been followed that would have put a stop to
the dispute in short order. The new
law is acting just as it was designed
to do."
President Sherman, of the miners'
union, also says there iB a probability oj a settlement at the conference
tomorrow morning.
Those in a position to know estimate that it will take about two days
after ihe contract is agreed upon for
the men to get back to work. 5flje -EfonUuj Brnx
I'ubllshod at Grand Forks, British Columbia.
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Phonb B74 Grand Fohks. II. C.
FRIDAY,  APRIL 2G,  1907
With the completion of the Fourth
street traffic bridge, a number of
citizens have begun to wonder what
the city intends to do with the
First street bridge—repair it or let it
float down the river with the stream.
Public sentiment on this question
has not as yet been very clearly defined, and it ia merely for the purpose of getting the subject before the
people that these remarks are made.
As near as can be ascertained, the
ratepayers in the business district
are nearly a unit in favor of repairing the structure and maintaining it
for geneial traffic, while the people
west of Third street think that a foot
bridge would be sufficient at First
street. This matter should be thoroughly ventilated in the near future.
Phoenix and combine it with his purchase. Mr. Thrasher has been in
business here for two nr three years,
during which time he lias mude a
wide circle of friends. He will be
greatly missed both in the business
and social life of the city.
Mrs. T. R. Drummond, children
and maids, of Greenwood, were
guests at tbe Yale last Monday.
Premier McBride's trip to England in search of the golden fleece
will probably cost the province from
five ten thousand dollars. But the
saddest part of the whole business
is, that when the Argonaut reaches
London he is liable to get lost in the
throng and never be heard from. If
he receives an audience at all, the
chances are he, together with his
"better terms" question, will be referred back to Ottawa.
The energetic and effective measures taken by the federal govern1
ment to avert a suicidal struggle between capital and labor in the East
Kootenay coal fields, show the difference between a government that
acts as well as talks nnd a government that merely talks—like the
Victoria talking machine, tor instance.
The grounds of the Grand Forks
Race Track association are being
improved, and the track is now in
fairly good condition. In a few days
it will be in first-class shape. A system of waterworks is also to be installed at the park. During the past
week 0. D. Fisher, a professional
horseman of Rossland, has been engaged in training a string of five
pacers and trotters at the track, and
he will continue this work until the
1st of July at least, when he expects
tc leave here with four or five campaigners for the summer and fall
fairs. The horses here now include
Esther Blake and Sir Thomas, ol
Rossland. The latter is owned by
J. F. Linburg, and is snid to be the
purest bred stallion ever brought to
thc Boundary country. Two or
three local horses are also being
trained. Next week Mr. Fisher expects to receive three or four thoroughbreds from tho south of the international boundary, and they will
be put through a thorough course of
Engineer Milliken, who has bein
correcting Bome survey lines west of
Keremeos, has been called in, and
it is reported thai no grading will be
done north of that point this summer on the V., V. & E.
W. A. Thrasher, the druggist, has
purchased the drug business of J. B.
Boyle, in Phoenix, and will take
possession on the 1st of May. He
will move thc stock he has here to
A couple of Blag ears broke away
from the engine^at the Granby smelter last Wednesday and ran over the
C. B. Bash, field ongineer for tho
B. C. Copper company, was a Jguest
at the Yale last Monday.
A Substantial Presentation
A large number of prominent citizens gathered at the city hull on
Wednesday evening for the purpose
of presenting Aid. John Donaldson,
who is about to remote to Saskatchewan, with a handso*ne gold watch
and chain and the following address.
Mayor Hammar, in his presentation
speech, reviewed the services rendered the city by Mr. Donaldson,
and said that in his departure the
city would lose an efficient official
and the business communtity' an
honest and upright citizen:
To John Donaldson, Esq —Honored and Dear Sir: As mayor of
Grand Forks, and on behalf of the
many friends who have learned wilh
the deepest regret of the approaching departure from the city of yourself and Mrs. Donaldson and family,
I accede with pleasure to the request
that I address a few words to you,
on this occasion, expressive of the
Sentiments towards you of the citizens of this place generally. As a
member of the eity council you have
at all times done ynur utmost to advance the best interests of the city,
and as a private citizen your honesty and integrity under all circumstances have won the respect and admiration of all. In social and musical circles you and Mrs. Donaldson
will be greatly missed, and you may
rest assured that whenever you or
any member of your family have
occasion to return here a warm and
appreciative welcome will await you
on all sides. It iB with pleasure,
therefore, that I present you with
this watch and chain as a token of
the esteem and regard in which you
are held by your legion of friends in
this city. It is the earnest hope of
us all that you and your family may
for the future enjoy continued success and good health. Signed on
behalf of tho citizens of Grand Forks,
Jefkkuy Hammar, Mayor.
Mr. Donaldson wns deeply affected by this nddresB, but made an
appropriate reply, in the course of
which he expressed deep regret at
the exigencies which compelled him
and his family to sever their social
ties with the citizens of Grand Forks.
M Burrell and a number of other
citizens also spoke briefly, all
testifying to the excellent qualities
of Mr. Donaldson ns ii citizen, und
expressing regret at his near departure from the city.
(Concluded From Page One)
nothing of them, and there is no   record   of   tliilm, in  which these  shares
were transferred, anil referring to the
incident, Mr. Aylesworth says:
"And at meetings where these
three directors were in one instance
in actual majority, there were 337**
shares of the land company which had
from the first been designed to bo the
absolute property of the tiust company as consideration for making these
advances, which were shares which
had been earned by that company in
the risk it had undertaken, diverted
from the purpose for which they were
intended and put into the possession,
for their private benefit, of the three
directors  present, one of  these direc
tors being Mr. Foster himself."*
Continuing,Mr. Aylesworth charged
Mr. Foster with particidating wrong
fully in profits that belonged to the
Union Trust company, his direct accusation being in the following language:
"We have, at the very least computation, -)f85,000 which was the property of j the Union Trust Co. h
had earned it, which hud contracted
for it, and which, by this transaction,
and upon these minutes I'have referred to, has passed from the |*posses-
sion of the eompany into the possession of its managing director, Mr.
Foster,*jand hisj two fellow directors
under  circumstances  where
mainiler   of   the   directors, wb
credited with being present, say  they
never knew anything about it."
Mr. Aylesworth commented upon
other tiMiisaetiiuis of Mr Fnster, one
of them in particular referring to a
sale to the Great West Land company
of 8640 acres of land. No record of
this appears in the minutes of the
company. The Union Trust "company owned. 337J shares of the stock
in the Great Western Land company,
and should have reerived its profits, but
it apparently did not. No less a sum,
said Mr. Aylesworth, than $4320 was
handed to the directorate or executive
of that eompanv itself. These men, of
whom Mr. Foster was one, took
84320, which was the money of the
Independent Order of Forresters, and
they continue to hold it. It mav not
lie commission, it is not so called, but
it is, said the minister of justice, wnat
I think if it were from the other side
of the house and were a transaction in
which any one felt there was a political significance, would be called a rake
off and startling instance of graft.
When the minister of justice concluded Mr. Foster had been stripped of
his specious covering.'and stood naked
before the house, exhibited in his true
colors, as a man who charges wrongdoing and had himself been guilty as
proved by the commissioners. Mr.
Aylesworth paraded the various iniquities and breaches of trust, illegal
profits and rake offs that Mr. Foster
had enjoyed while acting as manager
of the funds of the Forresters. He
showed how companies were formed
for the purpose of handling operations
that could thereby be concealed, and
how the profits thus made were diverted by Mr. Foster from their legitimate channel.
No more can Mr. Foster sanctimoniously raise his hands in the house
and accuse men of gaafring. No more
can the hero of illicit commissions
criticize the government and receive
consideration. No longer can the man
who lent trust funds to himself and
made a rake on the side protect thc
public treasury of Canada. For the
future the man who by a royal commission bus been adjudged guilty of
various breaches of trust with regard
to the management of trust funds can
not exert that influence on the public
life of Canada which might be expected of one whoso transactions had been
of a character to provoke commendation rather than censure.
sale, Wyandotte and Blaolc Minorca
eggs' 81 00 per setting. Apply to Mrs.
J. H. Hudson, Phone AI07.
FOR SALE—Three good eowH, ono
fresh, nnd a cream separator, Ap
ply Kobert Lawson, Covert estate,
or address Grand   Forks postoffice.
It Does Cure Womanly Ills
"1 feel it my duty," writes Mrs. S.
Mead, of Fraseryille, Ont., "to let you
know that sometimes previous to the
change nf fife I suffered more than I
could tell. Neighbors' told me Ferrozone was the only remedy, and their
advice was good. Ferrozone put a stop
to my pain and sickness, had a direct
action on my troubles that relieved
them from the start I safely passed
the turn, and now enjoy perfect health
and rest. No womanly medicine can
be better than Ferrozone." Instant re
lief is found in Ferrozone for female
weakness of every kind. 50c per box
at all dealers.
c/41so an Assortment if
We Want
'- - ■ - ■•-•
As we have a number of enquiries   for
small   farms.    We expect   a   number of\
buyers in  Grand Forks at an early" date.
It you have far nrs fer sale, call on
A. Erskine Smith 8 Go.
Fish and Game in Season
Great Northern Railway
Route of the
And Fast Mail
Seattle in 21 Boon.    9 Vancouver in 29 Hoars.
Comfortablo and  Fast  Service to Montreal, Toronto and other
Eastern Points.
Tickets For Sale to Points in Europe.
H. SHEEDY. A-jent,
Als.ss-Yukon Eiposllion, Sesllle, Jans-October, 1909
NOTICE In hereby given tlmt tlio "Grniul
™ Forks l,l*|ii"r Company, Limited," carrying on business at tbe City of Oram) Fork*,
hi the Province of Hi-itit-ili Columbia, Intend**
to npply to the Lieutenant-Governor In
council, ii im hi tlii'pxiiii'iition of three nionthi
from the date of thi* notice, for perml«sion
to -change Iti name to that of the "PneMc
Liquor Company, Limited." _
Dated at Grand Korku, H.C, this 19th day of
M.ir.-h.A.l). 11-X.7.
Solicitor for Company.
NOTICE li hereby glven that sixty dayi
I* after date hereof I Intend to apply to the
Honourable Chief Com ml nl oner of Land*-
and Works for the right to purebniethe following deicrlbed lands on the North Fork
of Kottle Klver, that litoiay: Commencing
at a post planted at loutheatt corner of It.
D. Jones'land pre-emption; thence 80 chalm
north; thence 4*>chains west; thence 80chains
south; thence 40 chalm east to place of beginning, containing !■.!() Bores, more or leu.
Dated at Grand Korku thls&th day of April,
ABARGAIN—House and lot in
North addition. Enquire at Sun
• mJ K is hereby given that sixty dayi after
- date hereof I intend to apply to the Hon-
omul-It' Chief Commissioner of Land* and
Works for the right to purchaie the follow -
Itig described landi on the North Fork uf
Kettle Klver. that Ik to say: Commencing nt
a pout planted at the North Kant corner of It
D. Jones' oltl land pre-emption; thence 40
clntiiiH north; thence weit 80 ohami; thence
•ninth 40 chalm: thenee east 80 chalnH to
point of commencement, containing a-;*-
acres, more or lei*.
Dated at Grand Forka this 12th   day of
April, 1907.
"Waverley" Mineral Claim, situate In the
Grand I orks Mining Division of Yale District.
Where located; In Franklin camp, lying
on nt. of and adjoining the "Lost" mineral
TAKE NOTICE thnt I, George E. Massie, free
1 miner's certificate No. H92U57 Intend, sixty
days from date hereof, to apply to the Mining Itecorder for a Certificate of Improvements, for the purpose of obtaining a Crown
Grant of the above claim.
And further take notice that action, under
section 37, must be commenced before the
iisnance of such Certllleate of Improve-
in en ts.
Dated this 12th day of March, A. D. 1907.
It said that the road between this
city and Franklin is still impassable,
and that it will be some time before
tbe mail service can be resumed.
The mail contractors this week received a letter from the postal department, saying that information had reached Ottawa that the
the Eagle City bridge by the end of
this week. During the construction
of that structure steel is to laid on
tbe section from the roundhouse in
the Ruckle addition to Lequime's
sawmill on Smelter lake.
J. F. Linburg, who last week acquired a vast amount of stumpage
for  telegraph   poles in the North
, . ., ,      ,   .      Fork   country,  has already  estab-
road is now passable, and ordering ,. ,   ,  ., . T      ,
, ' ■ , . 8 hshed three camps—one at Lynch
them to resume the service. i      ,      , .     ... ... • .....  ,
! creek and two thiB side of that place.
A pleasant farewell social was ten- Al Presel*- he employs about twenty
dered Mr. and Mrs. D. J. Kennedy •***"••
and daughter at the home of Mr. i    „ n „n     7,     ,     ,   .        ,
. „ 6 „ .     ,     ' '      P. D. McDonald, wbo last week
and Mrs. Donan, in the West end,!       hase(, ^ Queenft h()te,   MW
last Friday evening. The numerous ; ^ Qreat   jj^- ^.       ^
friends of M.ss Kennedy presented ch       rf (hat ho(]se |fflt Frld     ^
her with a solid gold chain.    About ... .„      .   . ., •        .'.
, ° ,   .... in future will conduct it in a   thiir-
forty guests were presenl.and a  had       ., .   .•. ,
• ■ .,.'.„ oughly up-to-date   manner by pro-
a pleasant social time.   Mr. Ken- ...     c '   , , ..      ,
,       ,,.,,, ,      . viding first-class accommodations for
nedy and family left   yesterday   for ... 7 .       ,   .    ,   ,       ,
„   ' » ,' J both transients and steady boarders.
Vancouver,   where   they   expect to 	
make   theii   future   home.     Their;    R. H.Trueman.the photographe r,
many friends in this city will wish left for 1)ia home in Vancouver last
them success. j Tuesday.    He reports having done
good business during his stay here.
for  the  Yale-Columbia ^^_^^^_^^_^^__^^^_^
Lumber company are accumulating     Mr. and Mrs. Chas. Bickerton  ar-
very rapidly   in the boom at  the. rived in the city last Friday, and are
head of Smelter lake, and it is ex-' visiting at the home of Mrs. Bicker-
pected that they will commence  to ton's parents, Mr. and Mrs. Donan.
come over the smelter dam in a few     , .    **   \ ,   ,
j v i    VVm. Spier, local manager of the
  Eastern Townships bank,  left  for
It is expected that the steel gang Fernie   last Sunday, being sent to
on the Kettle Valley line will reach that place  as a delegate from the
Geo. Taylor
General Contractor,
Excavator, Etc.
All Orders Given Prompt and Careful
Graud Forks, B. C.
Turning, Scroll Work, Saw
Filing, Gun Repairing, Manufacturer of Screen Doors and
First Street
Grand forks, B.G,
We have the most modern jobbing plant
in the Boundary Country, employ competent workmen, nnd carry a complete
line of Stationery.
citizens of Grand Forks to tender
his services in bringing about a
speedy settlement of the coal strike.
Mr. D. Evans and daughter, of
Cranbrook, father and sister respectively of Dan Evans, who was so seriously injured in the Great Northern
wreck at Oroville last Thursday
morning that he died at the Cottage
hospital here Friday night, arrived
in the city last Saturday. They left
for their home Sunday morning,
taking with them the remains of the
unfortunate railroad man.
Blake Wilson, of Nelson, district
manager for P. Burns & Co., was a
visitor in the city on Wednesday.
The Grand Forks Orchard company has completed planting a 60-
acre apple orchard.
Jas. II. Kennedy, chief engineer
of the V., V. & E., and Mrs. Kennedy, of Midway, were guests at the
Yule last Sunday.
P. Burns & Co., Ltd., have begun
slaughtering beef at their abbatoir
on Boundary creek, whence all the
shops in the Boundary district are
supplied in the summer time. In the
winter the beef is shipped in refrigerator cars from Calgary.
Greenwood is enjoying its first invasion of the Hindoos, who are working ou the C. P. R
Chopaca is the name of the now
point on the boundary line where
ihe V., V. & E. comes into British
Columbia after leaving Night Hawk,
Wash. It will likely be a new customs office.
The stage and mail line operating
between Greenwood and Midway,
to connect with the Great Northern
railway, haB been purchased by Geo.
J. F. Royer, formerly of this city,
is said to have disposed of his stage
and livery interests in Washington
state, and will devote his attention
for this summer to forward
gers up the Similkameen.
W. P. Tierney, the railway contractor, made a trip to Phoenix last
week to inspect the mine trackage
extensions now being constructed iu
that camp to facilitate ore shipments
from the Rawhide.
U. A. Brown, of the Volcanic
mine, made a business trip to Rossland last Saturday.
Thomas Draper, representing the
Nelson Daily News, is in the eity in
the interests of that publication.
Mr. and Mrs. C. B. Peterson have
removed to the Pacific hotel.
Billheads and Statements,
Letterheads and Envelopes,
Posters, Dates and Dodgem,
Business and Visiting Cards,
Lodge Constitutions ami By laws,
Shipping Tags, Circulars and Placards,
Bills of Faro and Menu Cards,
Announcements and Counter Pads,
Wedding Stationery.
And everything turned out in an
Up-to-date Printery.
Good Printm1;—the kind we do—is in itself
an udvertisenient, 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
A Cordial Invitation to Disease
This is an apt description of constipation. It's an unnatural condition to
begin with, and it's more, because it
brings about blood deterioration, interferes with digestion, lenders you
susceptible to infectious diseases and
causes anaemia. Not so much a purgative as a natural sttiriulent to the
bowels is what you need. You get it in
Ur. Hamilton Pills, which increase
liver activity, restore the bowels to
perfect action and positively cine constipation and its attendant evils. Insist on having only Dr. Hiunilt'iii's
Pills of Mandrake and Butternut, 26o
per box at aii dealers.
Wood For Ki.li-—Dry Pin ■ nnd
Fir. Any length. Mux Kuntz,
Phone )2,
Wise People
Buy their
From us, because 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,
are so reasonable tbat the head of the family pays bis
monthly grocery bill at our store with a satisfied
smile.    Tryjus and be convinced.
Phone No. 30=
- Opposite CP.R. Station
The Lion Bottling Works have oilt
'.heir price on all case and draught
wines and liquors.
Bicvci.ks anii RePAIK Womt—A
complete line of 1007 models. A few
second-hand wheels cheap. Wheels
to rent. Geo. Ciiaimm.k, opposite
Postoflice, First street.
Stock  Certificates  printed ut
Sun job olliee.
If an industrial establishment is not
kept up to date it rapidly degenerates
into a "junk shop." To guard against
this, The Sun job office is constantly
being augmented with the latest fashions in type and other material.
Hot and Cold Baths. Nicely Furnished
Stove-Heated Room;). Hntirely refurnished and renovated throughout.
First-class board by day, week or
month. Special rates to steady boarders. American and European plum-.
Finest liar in City in Connection,
[NOTICE Is hereby given that 60 days after
■' date I intend to apply to the Honourable
the Chief Commissioner of Lands and Works
for permission to purchase the following described lands in the Similkameen Land Division of British Columbia: Commencing: at a
goat marked "Theodore M. Knappen's North
ast Corner," said post being on the west
boundary of L. 5Us. and about 20 chains
south of the N. W. corner of said Lot; thence
west 20chains: thence south SU chains; thence
east 40 chains; thence north 20 chains; thence I
west 20 chains; tbenoe north 60 chains to1
place of beginning, containing 200 acres,
mora or less.
Thbodohe MacfartjAit-- Knappen,
Per E. L. IIuhnet, Agent.
Dated this 4th day of April, 1007.
Windsor Hotel
Serves the most carefully prepared meals
and the best brands
of wines, liquors and
Finest Rooms In the City
First and Bridge Strests
Palace Barber Shop
Razor Honing a Specialty.
NOTICE is hereby glveu that 60 days after
■~   date I intend to apply to the Honourable
Ihe Chief Commissioner of Lands and Works
lor permission to purchase tint following described lauds in the Similkameen Land Division of Hrltldi Columbia:   Commencing at a
post marked "John Hansel's N. \V, Corner,"
and being about thirty iMIi-h north of Urand
Forks and near the North East corner of Lot
»14s on the North Fork of Kettle River;
thenoe east-SO chains; thenoe south 80 chains;,
thence west 80 chains; thenoe north 80 chains i
to place of commencement, eontaiutug 640 J r>
acret, more of less. * •
John Washington Hansel,
Per K. I,. Burnet, Agent.
Dated this 4th day of April, 1907. ! '
A. Z. PARE, Proprietor
Victoria Hotel,
Bridge Street, Grand Forks, B. C.
Pacific Hotel
First-class lu every respect.
Sample rooms for commercial travelers.
Hot and Cold Itaths.
Hur in Cnuueatioii.
Finest Hraudsuf Wines,
Liquors aud Ulgari.
Tn make fortunes out
of the future you must
put something Into tht*
Gold-Copper* Pay
Dividends all over
HrliUh i uluiuh!
\\1 Big   I
... I
British Columbia  Illustrated
< 'ontulnlllg uvi r 100 Views ill I'verytliliig.   Post Pnitl 23c-, stamps,
Richest Provinco In the llritish Umpire.
Nothing Klsketl, Nothing Galnsil.
Nothing Venture ', Nothing Won
The Lion Buttling Works arc sell- f
Ing Oooderliam oV Wort's Rye Whiskey the beat rye whiskey in Canada, |
for $3.00 per gallon.
KOU HUNT OR LEASE—83-rooiii!
flat.''rApply at Dr. O. \V. Averlll's
Spcndid Opportunity for Investment
Tin- Richest Men In the World are Investing In 11. C. C'npper-Uold niid'&llver Mines
Why can't you begin now?
The Greatest Gold-Copper Discovery of the Age li In H.C.
CAPITAL. $625,000
Every Dollar .Subscribed and Used in Development of Mines.
Mini's directly west of tho Le Roi, whose shares are now about (11; Le Roi No. 2
Kuaresarn about {IS and went up to $100; nml Consolidated Mining nnd Smeltin-**
Co. of mtiada, Ltd., shares |M8 each; tiie largest gold-copper mines in B. C. paid
Large Dividends. Aihays from $5 to $800 In gold, copper, silver, with 82 per cent in
Itu-stlani) min-". received highest awards fnr richest gohl-ropper ore sent to
.St. Louis Kxpntsttion. Hit*- Four iiad Rest Display at Dominion Fair,New Westminster, K. 0,
No lest than lOOshnres sold.   Shares can bo had on Installment plan, or yearly
contract, l."i per bout null, balance monthly.
Company hni no debts or liabilities.   Send for illustrated prospectus to Secretary.
MINE8,   LTD..
P. O. Box ITI, Vancouver, II/7,CaiiadaC C. P. R. Not Taking the Pub
lie Into Its Confidence Regarding Future Plans
First Trip to Boundary of Vice
President McGuigan, of
the G.N. R.
George J. Bury, assistant general
manager ot the western division of
the Canadian Pacific railway, and
F. F. Busteed, general superintendent of the Pacific division of the
same line, arrived in the city
about 8 o'clock last night by special
train, being on their annual tour
of inspection. They were met
at the station by the mayor and
other city officials, representatives
of the 20,000 club and citizens tn the
number of about twenty.
Questioned as to the aufhenticity
of the report recently circulated here
that the C.P.R. intended to move
its shops from Eholt to this city,
and ultimately make this a divisional point, they stated that such matters were usually attended to much
better without taking the public
into their confidence. They added,
however, that in any changes that
might be made Grand Forks would
always receive due consideration.
Before leaving this morning the
officials, accompanied a number of
prominent citizens, made a trip of
inspection to the Granby smelter.
superintendent of the Spokane Fall
& Northern, arrived in the city late
last night in their speeial train consisting of live coaches. They were
joined at this point by Chief Engineer Jas. H. Kennedy, of the V., V.
& E. This morning the private cur
of the C. P. R. officials was attached to the train, and the who!
party left for a tour of inspection
over the V., V. & E. as far west ns
Oroville. This is Mr. McGuigan's
first official trip over the roud
as he has lately been connected with
the Grand Trunk railway.
F. H. McGuigan, vice president;
F. E. Ward, general manager; H. E.
Hoagland, chief engineer, of the
Great Northern, and R. C. Morgan,
Confectionery, Fruits,
Cigars and Tobacco.
of its kind in the city.
To OLD BODEGA BUILDING, Opposite E. T. Bank, Bridge Street
Carpets Cleaned urn. T.11M.
Furniture Repaired, Upholstered and Cleaned, and
other Jobs In the house-'
clean Inn Une.
Second Hand Goods
Hotel V
Newly Refurnished Throughout,
First-Class Accommodations for
Transients. Smoltormon's Trade
.Solicited. Term's Reasonable.
Table Supplied with the Rest the
Market Allords.
Hot and Cold Baths
The Finest Brands of Wines,
Liquors and Cigars aro Always in Stock at the Bar.
Heavyand Light Dray Work
Attended to Promptly. Passengers . and Trunks to and
friiiu all trains.
.Telephone A129
:; Rutherford Bros., Props.
Dhulip Singh, a Hindoo, died in
this city yesterday morning, and the
remains were cremated by the fellow-
countrymen of deceased in the
Ruckle addition yesterday afternoon.
The interesting ceremonies were witnessed by a large crowd of people,
including a good sprinkling of
whites, among the latter being
Health Officer Kingston and Provincial Consiable I, A. Dinsmore.
After the funeral pyre, composed of
dry logs, had been built about three
feet in height, the body, first mioited
with butter and cream and then
wrapped in a white cloth, was placed
in the centre of the ,iile. Then more
logs were placed around and on top
of it, after which the whole muss uas
saturated with coal oil. When the
match was touched to it. it burned
fiercely, and in an incredibly brief
time the ashes of the dead sikh singled with the ashes of the funeral
pyre. The fact that the cremation
was to take place had not been made
public. Had it been more widely
known, it is safe to say the departed
Htndoo would have had the largest
funeral ever held in Grand Forks.
A dispitch from Victoria says
that judgment was given on Wed
nesday in the long fought case of
W. H. Covert and the Eastern
Townships Bank versus Vaughan
and the Granby company, the plaintiffs winning with costs. The case
was tried a year ago in Greenwood,
and involves tbe ownership of valuable water rights, the defendants
claiming them against the prior location ofthe plaintiffs. In the first
trial the defendants won, and thereupon the other side appealed. Chief
Justice Hunter and Messrs. Justices
Martin and Clement have allowed
the appeal. S. S. Taylor and H C.
Hanington appeared tor the plaintiffs and B. P. DaviB and D. Whiteside for the defendants.
Mrs. Michael Tompkins died very
suddenly at the Cottage hospital
Thursday afternoon during confinement. Deceised was 29 years of
age, and had only been married
about fourteen months. She came
to city shortly before her -narriage
from Seattle, where her relatives reside. The remains were shipped to
that city at 10 o'clock this morning
M. F. Feeney, the blacksmith, is
making a v,<„,k and ladder truck for
the West end fire ball that give*
every indication of surpassing the
imported article. It is worth in
specting, o«en if you don't ox peel
to sec a (iro during your natural life,
There's no telling wbat may hap
pen later on.
The Fourth street bridge is now
practically completed, but the formal
opening lor traffic will be delayed
for several days in order to give the
carpenters an opportunity to finish
the railing on tbe approaches.
4, telegram was received in the
city yesterday afternoon stating shut
no settlement had been reached in
the East Kootenay coal strike. It is
now feared that the Gianby smelter
will be compelled to shutdown temporarily in a day or two on account
of coke shortage.
It is reported taat a dispatch was
received in this city this morning
that the miners had agreed to return
NOTICK Ih hereby (riven that 60 days after
date I Intend to apply to the Honourable
the Chief Com mi-it, inner of Lauds and Works.
for permlsuiou to purchase the foll-twiiitr described lands In the Similkameeii Lund I livi-
alon of British Columbia: Commencing at a
post marked H. I). Priutrle'u north-west corner, which pott has b'-eti planter! at the
Koiith-YVefct corner of McLaren'* pni-eruption;
theni'e south 80 chains: thence en,**. Itt'ebauis!
thence north 80 chains: tbeu-;e .\vs- I" t-liuiinto point of commencement.
Dated April 19th, 1%7.
|q   ,;^^,-^-r»A".--     ■   .    ■   . a
WOTICE is hereby given that 80 days after
'" date I intend to apply to thu Honourable
the Chief Commlsiduner of Land* and Works
for permission tu purchur>e the follow in-- described lands iu thn Similkameen land Division of Hritish Columbia: CuinineiictiiK at a
pout marked H. I). Camion's north-west corner,which post has been planted at the north-
east corner of 1-7 M. Lutley'** pre-emption;
thence smith SOchiitiis; thenee east 8U chains:
thence north 80 chains; thenoe west Hi) chain*,
to point of commencement.
Dated April 18th, 1907,
NOTICK is hereby given that 60 day*, after
date I Intend to apply to Hit) honourable
the Chief OuliimUtimier of La*-o*, und Works
for pel-mission to purchtiM' i he follow in:*; <:e-
suribed hinds in theSliiiilkiiuiUL'ii Laud Division of British Columbia: Cotiimencintr at ti
post marked L. A. Manly's south-west corner, which post has been planted about 20
ohains west of K.W. Keld's north- west corner;
thence east 80 chains; thence north 40 chains;
thence west 80ohains; thenoe south 40 chains
to point of commencement.
Dated April 20th, 1907.
NOTICE Is hereby plveli that 6(1 days after
date I intend to apply to the Honourable
tbe Chief Commissioner of Lands and Works
for permission to purchase the following: de-
suribed lands in tbe Similkameen Land Divl-
.ionof Iti-itisli Columbia: Commeiicluir at a
post marked William Waterston's south-east
corner, which post has been planted at the
lorth-east corner ot the "Jumbo" mineral
Jaim* thence westSllchains; thence north 411
chains; thence east 8(1 ohains; them-esouth 40
bains to point of commencement.
Dated April 241b, 19117
The following table gives the in
for 190&, 1906 and for the past week:
Granby Mines, Phoenix	
Snowshoe,   Phoenix	
Mother Lode, Deadwood	
B. C. Mine," Summit	
RmrbtCj Siiiiiniit	
Oro IVnoro, Summit Cmnji	
Iliiiinie Belle, Deadwood	
Itruiiklyn-Stemwinder, Phoenix
Walin.  Phoenix 	
Kinvhiile, Phoonix	
•sniiii*t. Di wil won; I	
Mountain IWe, Summit	
Senator, (Summit Camp	
Morrison, Deadwood	
Sulplmr Kinij.Suniniit	
Winnipeg, Wellington	
Hifr Cupper, West Copper	
Carmi. West Fork	
Sallv, West Fork 	
Ilmiililer, West Fork	
Bmr-ln-r Boy, West Fork	
Providence, Greenwood	
Klkhtirn, Greenwood	
Strathmore, Providence	
Preston, Skylark	
Prince Henry, Skylark	
Skylark, Skylark Camp	
Lust Chance, Skylark Camp	
R. P. U. Mine, Skylark Camp...
Bay, Skylark ,.,.
Mavis, Skylark	
Dun Pedro, Skylark	
Crescent, Skylark	
Helen, Greenwood .-.
Republic, Boundary Falls	
Ilipllll'lll- 11
1107   Pus
' Week
o 118(1
1. '.Hi-'
1.1,'-'. -i
lo i
Application tor Transfer of Liquor
NOTICE Is hereby glvei that we intend to
'' apply, at the next meeting of the Hoaril
of License Commissioners of the Corporation
of the City of Grand Forks. B.C., for the
transfer ofthe license to sell lliinors at retail
on the premise*' known as the Queen's hotel.
hi lilock four (4), on Government avenue,
Grand Forks, R.C., heretofore held by us, to,
P. D. McDonald,
Dated atOrand Forks, H. C, this 20th day
„• April, ran.        DDP0Rn4cuss()N.
Total, tons  1,108,991
Smelter Treatment—
Granby Smelter  828,879
B. C. Copper Co.'s Smelter    • 121,031
Diimiiiiiiii Cupper Co.'s Smelter  31M.nlI
307,!J0o  31,940
Total treated.
Iteoelve both Ladies anil Gentlemen as resident or dny students; has a oomr.let4,Commercial or Business Course; prepares stu-
d-Mitsto sraiti Teachers' Certiticates of all
grades; gives the four years' course for the
11. A. degree, and the lirst year of the Station
of Metice course, in affiliation with the Toronto University; has a special prospeotors-I
course for miners who work in II C. IhkIi-uc-
lion is also pi villi In Art, Music. Physieal Culture nnd elocution. Term opens Sept.l tli
191)6,   For Calendars, eto , address
.3,733       33,5 Hi
Authorised/--SHiim—,      pu|d
Namb or Company. Capital.    Issued. Par.       1006.       uale.      uate.   Share
Granby Consolidated-Copper.   *ln,000.000     105,000 fioo  *l,a20,IIOO $2,1118.1181) Mar. 190,  Sa.Oll
Cariboo McKlniiey-Uold     1,2.10,000   1,250,000     tl   .. 54(1,881 Feb. 1904     .04
Providence   Silver.        200,000       J',000     $r
—I'lVll.KNI'.S .
Total lo    Latest      Per
Date.      Date.   Share
.I.W.tWll Mar. 1907
540,8111 Feb. 1904     .04
88.221 Sept. 1906      .50
It is rumored tbat the Thomas
Drug company, uf Greenwood and
Phoenix, intends to establish a store
in this eity.
John D inaldsiin left yesterday
afternoon for Moosjaw, Sask., where
he will engape in the wholesale fruit
and produce business.
The (irand Forks Baseball club
was reorganized last night nt a well
attended meeting Another game is
to be pulled off tomorrow afternoon
at the driving park between the
bankers and tue printers.
L. N. Snyder, of Franklin, was a
visitor in the city yesterday.
Bicycle Sundries
and Repairing
Good Corn Sheller for 25c
A marvel nf eHicacv and promptness, a remedy that does euro oorns
and warts. Its name is F#bnam's Corn
Extractor, Contains no acids, never
pains, gives lasting satisfaction. Insist on "Putnam's" only. It's the best.
to work on Monday next  pending a
settlement of the strike.
Spokane is to have a cleaning up
lay tniiinrrnw. It is to be regretted
that the business people nf this city
did not see their way clear to do
liken i-m. This subjirt should be
brought up in the next council
The cases of Genelle vs. Gnn"lle,in
re Yale-Columbia sawmill, and Ma-
jorsen vs. Granby company, fur per
sonal damages, have been added to
the list for the »U| r me court sittings in Nelson next week.
It Actually Destroys the Cause
That's why catarrh is invari
cured by inhaling Catarrhozone. The
heuling vapor spreads to every part of
the breathing organs. Gems infecting tne tissues of the nose, throat and
lungs are killed, nothing is left to
cause inflammations. Spots thnt aro
sore are healed. Discharge is cleared
away and catarrh becomes something
of the past. Use Catarrhozone and
your recoveay is guaranteed. Two
sizes, 25c and S1.00, at all dealers.
Knox Phf-sbyteman Chuiich—
Sabbath services at 11 a. in. and 7 p.
in.; Sabbath school and Bible class at
2:30 p.m.; Young People's Society of
Christian Endeavor, Monday, 7:30 p,
in. All ara cordially invited; seats free.
Baptist Chuiich, Itev. F. \V. Auvache, pastor.—Services on Sunday
at 11 a. in. and 7:30 p. in.; Sunday
school and Bible class at 3 p.m.
Methodist Church, E. Manuel,
pastnr.—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, "God Ovpr All."
In the evening the pastor will preach
to the Odd Fellows. Everybody
Many Children Sick
Get their feet wet, catch cold or
1 cramps, and give mothers an auxiouH
time. With the first shiver or sneeze
; rub the little one's chest with Nervi-
i line, gargle tho throat, and give ten
: drops in hot water at bed time. Next
i morning all is well. No cold, no t-ine
1 lost at school. If Poison's Nerviline
i-n't in your home get it there at
I once. Dealers sell it in large 25c bottles.
Synopsis of Canadian Homestead
ANY available Dominion Lands within the
n Railway Knit, of Hritish Columbia may be
homesteaded by any person who Ii the head
of a family, or any maiu over eighteen yearn
of nee, to the extent of one-quarter -section
of Hit) aeret, more or less.
Entry mint be made personally at the loeal
land office for the district lu which the laud
ii situate.
The homesteader Is required to perform
the conditions connected therewith under
one of the following plans:
(1) At leant six months' residence upon and
cultivation of the land In eaoh year for three
(2) If thc father (or mother, If the father is
deceased), of the homesteader resides upon a
farm In the vicinity of the land entered for,
the requirements as to residence may besot*
islfed hy such person residing with the futher
or mother.
(8) If the settler has his permanent residence upon farming land owned by him In
the vlolnlty of his homestead, the requirements hs to residence may be satisfied by
residence upon the sold land.
Hix months' notice In writing should be
glveu the Commissioner of Dominion Land*
at Ottawa of Intention to apply for patent.
Coal lands mar be purchased at (10 per aore
for soft coal and $20 for anthracite. Not
more than 320 acres van he acquired by mi*
individual or company. Koynlty at the rati
of ten cents per ton of 2,000 pounds shall b-»
collected on the gross output,
Deputy of the Minister of the Interior.
N7H. Uuailthoriied publication of this
advertisement will uot he paid for.
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 tne City.
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