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Sixth Year-No. 23
Grand Forks, B. C, Tuesday, January 22, 1907
Semf-Weehly—$1.00 Per Year Id Advance
\   ->Q!d Council Vacated  Their
Seats to the Members-
Elect
Mayor  Outlines His Policy,
Which Will Be as Progressive as Possible
The old and the new city council
met in the council chambers at three
o'olock yesterday afternoon, the old
for the purpose of vacating their seats
to the mayor and aldermen-elect, and
the new for the purpose nf taking the
oath and being inducted into office
In the absence of Mayor Hutton.
Aid. Clements was chosen chairman.
Mr. Clements, in biking his Mat,
stated that the meeting was simply a
formality for the purposo of turning
their offices over to the new council.
If anybody had any speeches to make
now was the time to. make them.
Aid, McDonald said he took his defeat in the majoralty contest with the
beat of grace. He hoped the new
council woald do its duty, as the old
one had done. He wished the members the best of success.
Aid. Spraggett joined Aid. McDonald in wishing the new council success.
Aid. Cooper was glad to resign his
seat. He adviced the new council to
look after the flnancies of the city.
As a good many improvements would
have to be carried out during the coming year, he though it would be a
good plan to raise the taxation for
next year.
Aid. Clements said it was with
mingled feelings of pleasure and regret
that he left the council. His experience in the council during the past
three years, though arduous at times,
had also proven a valuable business
education. The contract with the
Granby company for power would
won expire, and it was a question
with him whether it would not be
better to put the city on a metre system when it was renewed. In future
he would be glad to render any assistance to the new council that he possibly could.
The old council then adjourned, and
tho new members took their seats.
Mayor Hammar expressed pleasure
at listening to the speeches of the old
council. It had been a clean election,
and there was no ill-feeling between
him and his opponent. Credit was
due the outgoing council on account
of its financial showing. He did not
believe in raising the taxes. The
people here now had not incurred the
present debt of the city, and it would
not be fair to make their burdens too
heavy.
Returning Officer McCallum read
the declarations of the candidates in
the civic election. He also reported
the result of the election'.
Mayor Hammar stated that he was
not prepared to appoint the standing
committees until the next regular
meeting He would also defer the
appointment of police and licensing
commissioners until after the provincial elections.
In outlining his policy for the com
ing year, the mayor stated that he
was firmly of the opinion that all
street improvements should be made
of as permanent a character as possi
bly. He wis not familiar with the
water and light department, but lie
thought the metre system wuuld be
impractical at present on acci.unt of
tha cost it would take to install it.
The Granby 'ontract had not been a
good one, and when it expired lie
thought the best policy would he to
call for tenders for power. All wurk
Hone by the hnurd of woiks should lie
of a permanent nature. The health
and relief committee was generally
looked upon as a in|y),**..but nevertheless it was one of the luoSt important
in the council. A sfirl should be
made on a septic tank system during
the coining year. He did not .believe
in cutting tbe salaries of city era
ployees, and a union scale of wages
should be established for all street
work, The policy of the new council
should be as progressive as possible.
He was in favor of encouraging new
industries, and of rendering every as
sistance possible to the fruit growers
of the valley. He hoped the council
would do business in a business like
way.
Aid. McCallum said it would be
necessary for the members of the
council to work shoulder to shoulder.
The jnalter. of securing the best bargain in power would be a difficult one
to solve. Any assistance that could
be rendered the fruit growers should
be given. The estimates should be
brought down at the earliest possible
moment, so the council would have
something to work on.
Aid. Woodland thought the ground
had been pretty thoroughly covered
by the preceding speakers. He would
be glad to receive suggestions from
the citizens and the old aldermen.
Aid. Donaldson agreed with the
mayor in regard to inaugurating a
progressive policy.
Aid. Mcintosh, Hardy and Horner
had nothing to say.
Mayor Hammar said he did not ex
pect to act during the coming year
without remuneration. He supposed
all the ratepayers were aware that
he would not work without a salary
The couneil then adjourned until
Monday evening, February 4th.
B. C. Dividends
It has been learned from New
York, unofficially, thut the directors
of the British Columbia Copper company have definitely decided to declare, sometime this month, a fifty-
cent quarterly dividend payable next
month out of earnings of the company, As the capital of the company is (2,000,000 in $5 shares, this
means a return of 30 per cent per
annum on the par value, or approximately 16 per cent on the market
price of the stock, which is now
about £13 per share. It is asserted
that large Wall street interests are
now in this property, which is be
ginning to attract more and more
favorable attention in the oast.
With copper at its present high figure, ns soon as thc B. C. Copper
company is able to oveicome all
power, fuel and car shortage obsta
cles and place its three big furnaces
in blast, all residents of the Boundarv know that it will have no difficulty in making very substantial returns on the investment, and the beginning of its era of dividend paying
will be welcomed.
F. E, Simpson, publisher of the
Kranbrook Herald, was a visitor in
the city last Friday.
Robt. Petrie took in the political
rally in Greenwood Saturday evening.
NEWS 0FTHEC1TY
th« tribe he has yet to be found; he
thought he had discovered him, but
it uu* nil a mistake.
I    Julius Ehrlich,   manager for   P.
J.   A.   Macdonald   and  F.  j7 Burns & Oi. at Greenwood, was a vis-
itor in the city last Friday.
Deane to Speak in City
Next Friday
2000 h.p. of Electric Energy
Being Sent Into Boundary
From Bonnington
J. A. McDonald, leader of the Liberal forces of British Columbia, F.
J. Deane, editor of the Nelson News,
and Herbert W. Gregory, Liberal
candidate for Grand Forks riding,
will address the electors of this
city at the opera house next Friday
evening. On Thursday evening Mr.
McDonald will deliver two speeches,
speaking in Phoenix nt 7 p. m. and
at Greenwood at 9 p.m.
J. B. Henderson, who is superin
tending the construction nf the West
Kootenay Power k Light company's
enlarged plant at Bonnington Falls,
arrived in the city last Friday for a
short visit with, his family. Mr.
Henderson states that the West Kootenay company is now sending 2000
horsepower of electric onergy into the
Boundary country.
The Provincial nominations for the
Grand Forks electoral district were
held at one o'clock Saturday at the
government office in this .city. The
following nominations were announced
by Returning Officer H. C. Kerman:
Herbert Watson Goegory, machinist,
Grand Forks; Ernest Miller, barrister,
Grand Forks; John Mclnnis, miner,
Phoenix.
Geo Holford, the Kamloops stockman, who also ownes a ranch near
this city, arrived in town last Friday,
after an absence of about six-months.
He intends to spend a month or five
weeks here.
The last two days hns been busy
ones in the vicinity of the Winnipeg
hotel. When Landlord Johnson
arose Monday morning it was with
the firm resolve in his mind to do
nothing but saw wood. After taking
a goml view of the mammoth woodpile, however, he retracted from do
ing anything bo rush, and proceeded
to put about seven Hindoos to work
on about as many cords of wood.
These swarthy men engaged in
ninnipiilnting suws nf various kinds
have been u source nf much interest
to citizens, and it is doubtles the
best attraction the city has hud since
the night of the Novelty Amusement
company. Mr. Johnson cites nn
amusing incident in connection with
the wood-sawing contract. Yesterday, in a moment of generosity, he
sallied forth to the scene of action,
armed with a liberal quantity of the
stuff that made Milwaukee so famous. Between drinks the men
wiped the glass with their mittens.
Noticing one of them persistently refusing the proferred nectar, Mr. Johnson concluded the man must be n
tetotaller, and returned to thc house.
A moment later man entered nnd
performed sundry maneouvers that
the genial landlord took to mean
"Old Crow"—and he obliged. Mr.
Johnson says if there is a tetotaller in
R. A. Bruwn, of Volcanic, made a
business trip to Greenwood last Friday.
Miss Campbell, of Waukon, Wash.,
is visiting with Mr. and Mrs. W. H.
Itter.
The Spokesman-Review recently
contained the following interesting
story: A few days ago a number of
mining men were assembled in an
office in this city discussing various
topics relating to the mining industry and its benefits to Spokanr.when
the subject of British Columbia
mines came up. I. K. Jarnagin,
ivhn hns kept iii touch with conditions, snid: ."I have a list of 125
names of men who claimed Spokane
as their home, thnt made fortunes in
that country, from #25,000 up.
This only covered the period between 1894 and 1902, the amounts
that have been made since then I
have no account of. The districts
from which this wealth was taken
included East Kootenay, the 81ocan,
Ymir, Camp McKinney and possibly
one or two others, but there is not a
name on the list from the Boundary
country. Had I a list of the men
who have made strikes in that sec
tion, they would increase the num
ber very materially."
LARGE DIVIDENDS
Granby's Profits During 1906
Were $2,130,780
Net
Egual to $15 a Share-Par
$IOO--Output of the
Mines
The New Strike Bill
The Dominion government measure
providing for the compulsory investigation of strikes and lockouts inter*
upting the operation of public utilities
is of wider scope than originally pro
posed, and strikes at the root of the
labor problems of Canada as shown by
the experience of past years.
The bill contains a provision making it an offence for any person to incite others to declare or continue a
strike or lockout prior to or pending
the referring of the dispute to a board
of conciliation and investigation. The
difficult questions of the rights of employees to become members of labor
organizations and of employers to employ men whether members of labor
orgunizations or not are met hy special provisions. These state it shall
lie an offence for employers to declare
lockouts simply because any of their
employees are or may become members of labor organizations, and that
it shall be an offence for employees to
strike simply because employers take
on men other than members of labor
organizations. A provision is included whereby, in the event of both parties agreeing to bo bound by recommendations of any board, the findings
shall bind both parties as a rule of
court.
Taken generally, the bill provides
for the prevention and settlement of
industrial disputes the same kind of
machinery as exists at present through
the ordinary courts for dealing with
disputes between private individuals,
with tho exception that the parties
are restrained on pain of penalty from
declaring strikes or lockouts until the
difference hns been ainibahly settled
or investigated. Intelligently formed
public opinion rather than coercion is
expected to govern the parties in their
attitude toward each other after the
differences have been submitted to the
tribunal provided by law.
Lite advices from New York say
that the Granby company has during
the past year earned approximately
82,130,780 net, or $15 on each "new
share, par value $100. During the
year four dividends of three per cent
each were declared, calling for the
payment, of $1,620,000, leaving $510,-
780 either for new construction or to
be added to'the surplus account. The
net surplus on Jane 30, 1906, was
$2,547,7fW. ,-
The company's o'utput in the twelve
months just ended was 19,779,090
pounds of copper, for' which an average price of* about 19.278 cents was
received, comparing with a production
in the fiscal year ended June 30,1906,
of 19,939,004 pounds, Bold at an
average of 17.18 cents per pound.
A. B. W. Hodgfes, the general
superintendent of the company, recently said:
"Wc have eight blast furnaces, and
two of them are large ones. We have
three of the six smaller furnaces now
enlarged and hope to have the other
three enlarged some time in February,
which will make our daily capacity
everywhere from 3000 to 3300 tojis.or
about 1,000,005 a year, which will
give us a copper production of from
25,000,000 to 30,000,000 pounds a
year. We have also increased our
converter plant by another converter
stand, having three now, and it gives
ur a convertei capacity of 30,000,000
to 35,0d0,0I*0 pounds a year."
Official figures have just been made
public regarding the output of the
Granby Consolidated for the calendar
year of 1906, and shows that the oompany shipped from its Phornix mines
during that time 22 per cent more ore
than in 1905,'and about 40 per cent
mote than during 1904, the figures by
months being as follows:
Tons
January   75,995
February   73,814
March  73,193
April  68,508
May  66,817
June  78,426
Julv  60,564
August  69,902
September  68,793
October  62,335
November  47,461
December  57,601
Total 801,404
On account of the troubles with
coke, power and car shortage, as well
as enlarging operations, tho output
of the latter part of the year was
smaller than u,sual. The smelter tonnage was 882,879, the difference being
due to the fact that a little custom ore
is treated at the Granby works.
The Sun owes Mr. R. A. Brown nn
apology. A week or so ago wo stated
he was to deliver a Socialist speech on
the night before the provincial elections. Mr. Brown wishes it understood that he will speak for the Liberal cause, and that he will handle the
log scaling question without gloves. was an order in council which gave
to Mr. Bodwell anil Mr. Anileisun
the 10,000 acres of land. The future
of the great metropolis uf the mirth
was handed over to these adventurers at the sum of $1 per acre. After
the order in council was passed we
find Messrs. Anderson and Bodwell
in Montreal selling tbeir recent purchase to the Grant! Trunk Pacific—
selling those which already belonged
to the company,, for, according to
McBride's statement, he made a
good bargain and dealt directly with
the Grand Trunk Pacific
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Pho-ii B74 Qbakd Fohks, B.C.
TUESDAY, JANUARY 22, 1907
No better proof of the influence
and popularity of W. W. B. Mclnnes is needed than the vicious and
slanderous attacks made upon him
by the Conservative press and spellbinders. While here both Mr. McBride and Thirty five-Dollars-per-
Montb - for • Workingmen Bowser
maliciously slandered him, and
every issue of the interior Tory
press teems with savage attacks directed at him. There is no reason
why this should he so. The people
of the interior are not directly interested in Mr. Mclnnes' candidature. He is a native of the province, and has a perfect right to resign a federal position and re-enter
provincial polititics if he so desires.
He has himself said that he would
rather be a cabinet minister of hiB
native province than governor of
the Yukon territory, and we believe
he is sincere in this statement. It
is also reasonable to believe that in
taking this course he was prompted
by patriotic motives—a desire to
save British Columbia from again
falling into the bands of the Tory
machine, which bas given away the
people's lands so powerful corporations during its brief tenure of
power.
Premier McBride, in his speech at
the opera house last Thursday night,
stated that he made a good bargain
with the Grand Trunk Pacific and
that he dealt directly with the company. Both of these statements are
false. He never had an interview
with the Grand Trunk Pacific, and
he never put pen to paper to conclude a deal with that company.   It
W. J. Bowser told the people of
Grand Forks last Thursday night
that the Toronto Globe was one of
the staunchest defenders of the
Knien island deal. This is an unvarnished falsification. The Globe
commented favorably upon the first,
report sent out of the alleged deal
made by the McBride government
with the Grand Trunk Pacific Ruilwuy company fnr the Knien islam'
townsite. Bui nt the lime theGlnl.c
inmle its coniineiilH i| knew nothing
of the inside history of the deal,
which only came to light nt the time
of ihe parliamentary investigation
TlieGlohedidnni know tlmt tin-
deal had been negotiated through
llie \ndeisii!i-l.iirseii-Bodwell enm-
binalio i. ami that Anderson hnd received $10,00ii in cash, in addition
to Valuable lands nnd a promissory
note for £40,000 for his share in the
deal.
Conservative party in this, because
all governments prior to the McBride
regime were composed mostly of
Conservatives.
Premier McBride blandly told the
people of Grand Forks that there
hnd heen more miles of railway
constructed during his administration than at any previous period,
and intimated that his party should
be given the credit for it. Yet it
is well known that when, a couple of
years ago, the peolpe of the Boundary
clamored for a railway policy, the
legislature was adjourned without
any legislation on this; subject being
enacted. It is also a well known
fact that the McBride government
would have prevented, had it been
possible, the Grand Trunk Pacific
company from running through the
province. Mr. Mcbride personally
stumped this province against the
Grand Trunk Pacific and tbe Vancouver, Victoria & Eastern all' along
the line.
.It would he interesting to know
when the Grand Forks opera house
was enlarged. The seating capacity
of that building is only between 200
and 300, and everybody who attended the McBride meeting could have
found a seat. Yet the the press dispatches to the Tory papers state
that tnere were 600 people present.
Fully one-third ot those wbo did attend were non-voters.
Premier McBride, seaaking in this
city, stated that he believed the federal customs service was a huge campaign machine. No one in Grand
Forks has heard the customs ollicers
say a word during the present campaign. On the other hand, provincial officers (we believe supervisors of
roads and trails come under this
classification) have exhibited undue
activity ever since the house was
dissolved,
McBride didn't say a word ex
planatory of how his government
wrecked the Midway k Vernon en
terprise. The people of Midway
and Vernon will speak more elo
quently on this subject on tbe 2nd
of February than the premier could
have done.
It is ton bad that McBride was in
too much of a hurry while here to
give a full explanation of the C. &
W. land grant. He failed to state
that the coinpany had not carried
out its agreement with the government, and therefore was not entitled
to a single acre of land. Mr. McBride's version was very misleading;
but after his straightforward dealings with the coul locators, we are
loath to believe th-it it was intentional. The only explanation we
can offer is that he lacked the time to
give a detailed account of the transaction.
A vote for Miller means nn en-
dnrsntinn of McBride's broken
pledges to the southeast Kootenny
coal locators.
A vote for Gregory is a vote in
fnvnr of nn honest, businesslike administration.
•'Better terms"—in fact,"the hest
terms—enn more rendily'be secured
hv nn administration in sympathy
with the federal government.
The laboring mnn will conserve
his hest interests by casting his ballot for Gregory.
Old Offender Caught
Impossible to escape being cured if
you apply Putnam's Corn Extractor
to the worst corn on record. Painless, safe and costs only a quarter in
any drug store.
Wood For Shle— Dry Pine and
Fir. Any length. Max Kuntz,
Phone 12.
Stomach Medicine Is Useless
Impossible to cure catarrh of the
nose by dosing the stomaeh. Send
the healing vapor of Catarrhozone
after the germs and you at once accomplish good- Any case of catarrh
is curable,—all that's necessary is to
inhale Catarrhozone. You stop hawking, nostrils are cleared, throat is healed and freed from phlegm; every ves-
tage of the trouble iB forever driven
from the Bystem. If you want perma-
ment cure for catarrh, throat trouble
or bronchitis, Catarrhozone is a standby. Two sizes, 25c and $1, at all
dealers.
The Grand Forks orchestra, A. C.
Walgamott leader, will give a dance
in the opera house on Thursday
evening, January 24. Good music
and time guaranteed. A prize of $5
will be given to the best waltzers.
Health lor Hun-Down Women
From the experience of Mr. John
Panke, Saskatoon, nothing compares
with Ferrozone. "At times 1 was
confined to my bed and couldn't do
any work. I was run down in flesh,
lost strength, my appetite failed, my
color was pallid. Weary and cast-
down, it seemed I couldn't catch up.
Ferrozone started a new kind of life
in my blood, built ine up, vitalized
and strengthened my nerves, and finally cured my heart and stomach
trouble." Ferrozone is a rebuilder
that has special virtue in female ailments. Sold everywhere in 50c boxes.
Try Ferrozone.
The Lion Bottling Works are selling Gooderham k Wort's Rye Whiskey the best rye whiskey in Canada,
for $3.00 per .gallon.
BlCYCI.KS   AND   RkPAIK   WORK—A
complete line of 1906 models. A few
second-hand wheels cheap. Wheels
to rent. Geo. Ciiapm.b, opposite
Postoffice, First street.
The McBride-Bowser combination
carries its own press correspondent.
This one way of securing favorable
press comment.
Government orttors persist in
comparing the McBride administration with former governments. There
is nothing especially creditable to the
The Lion Bottling Works have cut
their price on all case and draught
wines and liquors.
Stock Certificates printed at The
Sun job oflice.
New Wood Yard
I have opened a Wood Turd on the vacant lot next Law-mii, Raker A Georire'tt
lit ore, on Second street, and am now
prepared to deliver Dry Pine and Fir
Wood,   Any length deitred.
A. P. McKeclli-iie
Invert
in
Alberta
Goal
Company
Shares
This is the company' recently purchased
by" officials of the International Coal and
Coke Company. The output is already',
contracted tor. *
We have secured an allotment ot a
limited number of shares for our clients in
the Boundary country. Place y'our orders
at once if you wish to take advantage of
increase in price.
For full particulars apply to
British American Trust Go.
Grand Forks, B. G.
OR 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 tbe Confectionery Line.
Tbe 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 cAssortment
Of New Goods ever brought to the oity to select from. When
you want Clothes, come in and see what PRACTICAL TAILORS are
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.
t&EOa Ei MASSIE RELIABLE TAILOR
I
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DEALERS IN ALL KINDS OF FRESH AND CURED
CHEATS
Fish and Game in Season
GRAND FORKS, ;f
tenth ROSSLAND ANN0AL
Winter* Carnival
FIVE DAYS
February 12, IS, 14, 15 and 16
5 Grand Trophies and $11,000 in  prizes.    Two bands in  attendance.
HOOKEY—International and inter-provincial championships.
SNOW8HOEING-,Chiiinpionship nf British Columbia.
TOBOGGANING—A mile a minute down the "Zip."
SKI-ING--Jumping and Racing.    Championship of Canada,
SKATING RACKS—For championship of British Columbia,
CURLING—A provincial bonspinl.
Horse Racing, Masquerading, Tugs of War and other interesting events
Reduced rates on all lines.       For further particulars applv to
J. 8. C. FRASER, Pies.' E. AIM MS, See.
God Suve the King.
X Capable Officer
If there is one nieiojier nf the r< -
tiring aldrrmen   that   deserve    the I
thanks of the ratepayers nf Grand
Forks it is Aid.  Clements.    During'
the nust three yenrs he hns rendered
invaluable service ns  chairman "f
the wnler and  light uhmniittee, nnd I
is probably more fiiniiliiir with tliat'
department than any other man  in
the city.   It will lie difficult for the
new council t" find aa capable a In ad
for thnt committee as Mr. Clements. I
Two Platforms
A feature of the  present big de-
demand for limber licences is that
many limits are  being   tnken  up, I
which it would  not  pay to lug nt
present, as the lumber upon thini is
nut of ii quality that is wanted In re.
It is evident thnl these  buyers are I
1 looking to the future, when the tin-tolas* timber that is nt nil  ne.cesr.il e
will be ixlmusted, nnd tliere «ill be.
a (lemiuiil fnr the interior giadit*.
In the meantime the hildi'is of die!
limits are paying  rentals into the I
government   revenues   aiid   at   tl e
same time in their own interists, are
protecting the timber from spoliation
in every way.
Wise People
Buy their
GROCERIES
•
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,
lire so reasonable that the head of the family pays his
monthly grocery bill nt our store "ith a satisfied
smile.    Try us nnd lie convinced.
J. H. HODSON <®, CO.
Phone No. 30=
5 Opposite C.P.R. Sts tion
The Policies of the Liberal and Conservative
Parties
LIBERAL
4. Surveys of Crown lands available for settlement, and where practicable parcelling them into small
holdings as part of an immigration
polioy.
6. Repeal of School Act and return
of a system of State education.
6. Revision of the laws of placer
and dredging leases, and a lessening
of the danger of inadvertent forfeiture.
7. No alliance with those revolutionists who would destroy our system
of government and haul down our
flag; but on the contrary, co-operate
with that great body of labor which
would reform abuses in a constitutional way.
Our policy is defined by our stand
on the measures brought before the
House, plus our aims regarding other
measures which cannot be introduced
by an opposition but only by the government.   TheBe are:
1. The creation of a department of
labor and information; subjects too
important to be left, as at present,
without shape or provincial guidance
to guard us against undesirable immigrants.
2. Full inquiry into water records
and irrigation, and while protecting
prior rights, providing for a wider distribution of water available for irrigation purposes.
3. An adequate system of forest
protection.
G. R. Naden, Liberal c noidnte
for'Greenwood riding, was a visitor
in the city last night.
PROVINCE
HOTEL
I MIL LARSEN, PROPRIETOR
SIGN   OF  THE   BEST
Hot and Cold Paths. Nicely Furnished
Stove-Heated Rooms. Bntlrely re-
furnished and renovated throughout.
First-class board by duy, week or
month. Special rated to steady boarders. American nud European plauft.
Finest liar In City In Connection.
STREET     GRAND FORKS, B. C
Route of the famous arid favorite
CONSERVATIVE
The government's policy is its re
cord.    That record spells:
1. High taxes.
2. 'Neglect of roads and trails.
3. A monstrous School Act.
4. Neglect to protect otir forests.
5. Neglect to compile and furnish
information regarding public lands, in
aid of settlement.
6. Broken promises to deal with
raiiway situation after proclaiming
necessity for action.
.7. Backdoor methods of dealing
with publio lands.
8. Barefaced attempt on the part
of the premier to make "better terms"
a party issue and election cry, in face
of what took place in the House, where
the resolution brought in by the leader of the opposition on the subject
was adopted by the government and
passed unanimously.
9. Subserviency to a railway corporation evidenced by unsuccessful attempts to give one and a half million
dollars in cash lor 800,000 acres of
public lands.
10. Refusal to make t> 1 ail way corporation pay its taxes.
,11. An unnatural alliance with the
declared enemies of the constiution
Are You Subject to Stiffness?    I
Perhaps it is in the neck or shoulders. First thing is a good rnb with*1
Nerviline. So more speedv remedy',
ean by adopted. When applied to the,
muscles Nerviline gives them flexibil-
and vigor. Infiamation, soreness and
stiffness disappear. "Whether in the
chest or throat nothing can surpass
Nerviline," writes O. B. Denton, lumber merchant at Oak Bay, N. B.
Rubbed on at night, trouble is gone
by morning. I have pnwed Nerviline
a great medicine." Fveryone says the
same, and Nerviline always makes
good.    25c a bottle, sold everywhere.
Try This for Your Cough
To relieve a cough or break up a
cold in twenty-four hours, the following simple formula, the ingredients of
which can be obtained of any good
prescription druggist at small cost, is
all that will bo required: Virgin Oil of
Pine (Puee), one-half ounce; Glycerine, two ounces; good Whisky, a half
pint. Shake well and take in teaspoonful doses every four hours. The de
sired results cannot be obtained unless the ingredients are pure. It is
therefore better to purchase the in
gradients separately and prepare the
mixture yourself. Virgin Oil of Pine
(Pure) should be purchased in the
original half-ounce vials,'whioh drug!
gists buy for dispensing. Each vial is
securely sealed in a round wooden case
which protects the Oil from exposure
to light. Around the wooden case is
an engaged Wrapper with the name—
"Virgin Oil of Pine (Pure)"—plainly
printed thereon. There are many imitations and cheap productions of Pine,
but these only create nausea, and
never affect the desired results.
The Oddfellows' Lodge of this oity j
will install their officers of the ensuing term at their meeting Thursday
evening  The installation ceremonies
j oreosated tie will not rot for tweniy-
> four years, but it is a question if the
mechanical power will permit the
tie to remain in use during the lung
will be under the direction of Marcus period.
Martin, of Phoenix.
A practical test of the durability
of fur is to be made by the United
States govornmout, in conjunction
with the Northern Pacific railway.
Twenty-four thousand ties are to be,
placed under the trackage of the N.
P. at a point between Tacoma and
Spokane where a steep grade, heavy
rainfall and large volume of trallic
tend to shorten the servico of the
timber. Of the 24,000 new ties
which are being placed in position a
third are being treated wish croosate
and and equal number arc ordinary
fir trees seasoned by about two years'
drying. The remaining portion are
of green wood just as it comes from
the forest. The ordinary life "of a
tie is from five to seven years.    The
Three quart bottles of Nelson beer
for 50c at the Lion Bottling Works.
Tbe Origin ol Gall stones
They are simply dried bile, made
up of ciysteline constituents of that
fluid. Very common is this disease
among merchants, clergymen, shop
girls and those of sedentary habits.
Prevention consists in maintaining
correct action of the liver und bowels,
which is best accomplished by Dr.
Hamilton's Pills. No person using
this medicine need fear gull stones, nor
will they ever be bilious. Sound digestion, good appetite, a clour complexion will evidence the health giving
properties of Dr. Hamilton's Pills,
which are the safest and best for general family use. Insist on having
only Dr. Hamilton's Pills of Mandrake and Butternut, 21c per box at
all dealers.
You o4re Next
t/tt the
Palace Barber Shop
Razor Honing a Specialty.
-sSl-i
P. A. Z. PARE, Proprietor
Victoriu   ll-tcl,
llrldge stint, Gram) Forks, 11* 0,
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.
-NORTH GOAST LIMITED
ASSAYING
C.S. BAKER
PROVINCIAL ASSAYER AND ORE
SHIPPERS' A6ENT
Samples Given Prompt Attention.
Correspondence Sollctted.
Complete Superintendence of Ore Shipments.
F. 0. BOX 43 PHONE 53
RIVERSIDE AVE., GRAND FORKS, B.C.
3-DAILY TRAINS-3
—HETWBEN-
Spokune, Butte, Helena, Fat-go,   Minneapolis, Duluth and St. Paul.
—ALSO—
2-DAILY TRAINS-2
I—BETWEEN -
Spokane, Billings, Denver, Omaha, St.
Joseph, Kansas City and St. Louis.
<r
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
HOCKEY PLAYERS
ir-EE CHAPPLE
AQBNT VOU
CANADA'S FAMOUS AUTOMOBILE SKATE
The Lightest and
Fastest State Made.
FIRST STREET     OPPOSITE POSTOFFICE
PULLMAN, TOURIST SLEEPERS
and Dining Car Service on all Trains.
CLOSE CONNECTIONS made at St. Paul
and St. Louis in Union Depots foi all
points East and South-East.-
T-i enable i-arties wnu rso deiilre to visit
friends and'relatives fn the Ktut -liirliitf the
summer leaiou ol .1906, the NORTHERN PACIFIC will on JULY Ind and 3rd, AUGUST
<th. Stflaml 9th, und SKITEMBBR 8th and
10th soil round-trip tickets from polnti In
tlds territory to Chicago, St. Louis*. St. Paul,
Minneapolis, O-aha and Kansas City at one
lowest BrHt class fare plus Ten Dollar*-, with
final return limit ninety days from date of
hale, but not beyond October Slst, 1906.
Extremely low rates are in effect from
February 15th to April 7th and September
15th to October Slut, 1906, from all poiuts iu
the East to point!, in this territory. If you
desire to send for a friend or relative on
these rates we telegraph tickets to Eastern
poiuts without extra cost.
The MOTHERS PACIFIC have all announced very low round-trip rates from
points in the East to points in this territory,
aud tickets will be on sale from .tune 1st to
September 1.1th inclusive, final limit for return October 31st, 1906.
For further information address any one of ,
undersigned.
A. D. Charlton,    G.A. Mitchell
A.G. P. A.. Oeu. Agt.,
Port lund, Ore.     Spokane, Wash.
W. H. Ude,        **
Traveling I'asieuger Agent,
Spokane. Wash.
HEADOUARTEPiS FOR
SMOKERS'
SUPPLIES
RAINEY'SCIGARSTORE
R. C. MCCUTCHEON
CABINET MAKER
Turning, Scroll Work, Saw
Filing,Gun Repairing, Manufacturer of Screen Doors and
WindowB.
First Street
Grand Forks, B.C.
Geo. Taylor
(ieneral Contractor,
Excavator, Etc.
All Order*) Given Prompt und Careful
Attention.
GEO. TAYLOR,
Grand Forks, B. 0,
Pacific Hotel
0PP. C.P.R. STATION
First-.'It.-* In every respect.
Bemple rooms fot aonnner*
clul, i n\.-;»-1 -
Hot ami Colli llutlii.
Hur iui1 iretlon,
I'h.i-t DrmidsotWines,
I. Iqitors uml oiuurs.
CHAS. PETERSON, Prop SPOKANE OFFICK \
\
110   WASHINGTON
WRITE FOR CATALOGUE.
ST
NOTICE
UOTICE Is hereby given that thirty days
■™ after date I intend making application
to the Chief Commissioner of Lauds aud
Works for a special license to cut and remove timber from the following described
lands: Commencing at this post, located on
the east bank of Savage creek, a west branch
of the North Fork of Kettle river, ut a point
75 feet southeast of where a landslide or dry
wash enters said creek from the west aide,
and where a small jam and pond is formed on,
and about three miles from the mouth of
said ereek; thenoe running west 40 ohains;
thence north 80chains, thence east 80 chains;
thence south 80 chains; thenee west 40 chains
to place of beginning, containing 640 acres.
Lootted this 20th day of October, 1906.
J. F MA J OK. Locator.
P PALM
WALLACE
CHALMERS
PROP.
A FRESH STOCK OF
Confectionery, Fruits,
Cigars and Tobacco.
MOST COMPLETE STOCK
of its kind in the eity.
COR. BRIDGE AND FIRST STREETS
Hotel V
alhalla
RIVERSIDE AVENUE, GRAND FORKS
Newly Refurnished Throughout.
First-Class Accommodations for
Transients. Smelternien'a Trade
Solicited. Terms Reasonable.
Table Supplied with the Best the
Market Atlords.
The Finest Brands of Wines,
Liquors and Cigars are Always in Stock at the Bar.
S. NELSON. PROPRIETOR
Second Hand Goods
BOUGHT AND SOLD
Carpets Cleaned and Laid.
Furniture Repaired, Upholstered and Cleaned, and
other.jobs in the house-
cleaning line.
Call or leave orders at
MILES' SECOND-HAND STORE,
Next Door to Lion Bottling Works.
BRIDGE 8TREET
DRAYING
Heavy and Light Dray Work
Attended to Promptly, Passengers and Trunks ti and.
from all trains.
Telephone A129
GRAND FORKS TRANSFER COMPANY
Rutherford Bros., Props.
NOTICE
{NOTICE Is hereby given that I will apply, at
'* the next nteetliifr of the License Commissioners for the Grand Forks License District, for transfer of the Re ait Liquor License for the Northern hotel, sltuiit*- at Bun-
nook City, Vale District, from the uiide.-
siiftied to Robert Lindholm, of Bannock City
aforesaid.
Dated the 14th day of November. 19C-3
FRANK HARTINGBR.
Few Kokanee in Christina Lake
A report says that great consternation exists among the settlers
around Christina lake over the fact
that their favorite fish, known as the
kokanee, is exceptionally scarce this
winter. The various ranchers around
the lake for the past ten years have
made a regular business of kokanee
fishing, shipping many tons each winter to Spokane and other markets. It
is said that these fish have suddenly
vanished from the waters of the lake.
There are two reasons offered for the
nonappearance of this fish this winter,
BOUNDARY   ORE   SHIPMENTS
The following "table gives the ore
for 1905, 1906 and for tbe 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	
Sulphur King, Summit	
shipments of Boundary mines
the first being that the wholesale fish*
ing that has been carried on for many | W^ni^WelUngton.....
years in these waters have completely Big Copper, West Copper
exhausted that peculiar kind of fish.; Carmi, West Fork	
The other reason given is that the ko-1 Sally, West Fork	
kanee,   being   a   deep   water   fish, I Rambler West Fork   ...
**-      .    J    ,       ,   ..'  Butcher Boy, West Fork.
spawned  at a  great depth  and this' ffo^nOT^reenwood...
winter does not coino sufficiently near; Elkhorn Greenwood	
the surface to allow being caught.   Atj Strathmore, Providence...
preseut, however, the black bass and! Preston, Skylark	
the ling fish are uuite p,e,itifu.  in the j Vjjssb^j^
lake, but these fish do not sell *"| F,aiit chance, Skylark Camp'.'.".'.'
readily as the kokanee.—Orient Jour-i E, p. U. Mini*, Skylark Camp...
nal.
Bay, Skylark.
Mavis, Skylark	
Don Pedro, Skylark.
Crescent, Skylark.
Geo. A. MacLeod, who is develop-
ing the ^*.C^*^j[,^j^^5^a„.....
Chesaw, Wash., made the following i Rtlpu|,lic, Boundary Falls
statement last week in Spokane: Miscellaneous
"Copper mountain is situated on the
boundary line between the United
States and Canada. The veins occur
in a contact between lime and dior'te.
This contact extends for four miles
and has a north and south trend. At
or near this contact there is a remarkable showing of high giade copper
sulphide ore and immense deposits of
magnetic iron of the magnetite vari-
ty. This iron carries some values in
gold and copper. At one place this
magnetic deposit is 1000 feet wide."
1905
1906 ' Past Week
653,889
814,886
3,107
8,426
950
174,567
104,120
1,345
3,950
9,485
12,881
66
3,007
6,404
1,345
55,731
149,685
2,960
1,120
25,108
26,032
676
3,056
48,390
128
4,747
3,555
60
1,833
33
150
686
30
30
145
86
76
9
.770
1,140
105
40
90
•20
140
20
15
535
5-29
689
- 255
73
20
40
45
90
80
20
500
171
Total, tons	
Smeller Treatment—
'iranby Smelter ,	
B. C. Copper Co.'s Smelter	
Dominion Copper Co.'s Smelter .
933,548 1,164,034 10,017
687,988 838,847 1,896
220,830 121,931 2,975
84,059 218.811 1,884
Total treated.
82,877    1,182,546        6,755
The Origin ol Gall stones
They are simply dried bile, made
up of ciystaliue constituents of that
fluid. Very common is this disease
among merchants, clergymen, shop
girls and those of sedentary habits.
Prevention consists in maintaining
correct action of the liver and bowels,
which is best accomplished by Dr.
Hamilton's Pills. No person using
this medicine need fear gall stones, nor
will they ever be bilious. Sound digestion, good appetite, a clear complexion will evidence the health giving
properties of Dr. Hamilton's Pills,
which are the safest and best for general family use. Insist on having
only Dr Hamilton's Pills of Mandrake and Butternut, 24c per box i.t
all dealers.
Everything for the Housewife
and Prospector
Can be Selected from our large stock of
General Merchandise and
Miners' Supplies   0  0*
Groceries, Crockery and Glassware, Fancy
Dishes, Jewelry, Nuts and Fruits
Our Stock in all these departments is complete.
A trial order will convince you that our prices are right.
J.  Bell & CO. Danville, Wash.
NOTICE
In the matter of the "Land Registry Aet,"
and In the matter of the Title tu Part 20
acres of Lot S80, Group I, Osoyoos Division,
Vale District.
WH BHBAS, the Certificate of Title of .Mary
Young, he in ir Certificate of Title No.
78Stla, to the Hbove hereditaments, has been
lost or destroyed, and application hni been
made to me for a duplicate thereof.
NOTK'E is hereby given that a duplicate
Certificate of Title to the above hereditaments will be Issued at the expiration of
one month from the date hereof, unless in
the meantime valid objection to the contrary be made to me lu writing.
*W. H. EDMONDS.
District Registrar of Titles.
Land Registry Office, Kara loop.-., U.C., November 24th. 1906.
NOTICE
kJOTICB Is hereby ftiveti that thirty days
'" after dnte I Intend making Hot-Pca-Moti
to the Chief Commiss!oner of Land*-* ond
Works for a special lleense to cut and remove, timber from the followiiii*-described
l-i'-ds. ComtneiieltiR nt this post, loented .in
the en-** batik of Savage creek, n went branch
of tile North Knrk of Kettle river, at a point
75 feet southeast of where a landslide or dry
wait- enters said ereek from the west side,
and where a small jam or pond Is formed on,
nud about three miles from the mouth of
snid creek; thence runiiint-- west 40 chiiliis,
them*---.I'lltli SO chains; thenee east 80 chain*.;
tin-lire nortli HO chains; thence we«r 40 chains
to place of beginning, containing 004 acre*,
l.ueiited this 20th day of October, 1000.
J. P. MAJOR, Locator.
Smith & Co
IF YOU INTEND  TRAVELLING
To Franklin Camp by Stage, Private Vehicle, Freight Team or
Horseback, ask for our prices.
Bridge and Fii*st Sts
IK REPUBLIC 6EEB
The Purest and Best In the City.
On Draught Exclusively at
VICTORIA HOTEL
COLUMBIAN    COLLEGE'
NEW WESTMINSTER, B. C,
Receive both Ladies and Gentlemen as resident (tr day students; has a coundete Commercial or buiiheM (-nurse: prepare*- student-tn train Teachers' Certificates of all
grades; gives the four years' course for the
H.A.degree.and the first year of the Sohool
of Science course, in affiliation with the Toronto University; has a special pro-pec-tors'
online for miners who work in H.C. Instruction is itlso given in Art, MuMo, Physleal Outturn and hluoutluii. Term opens Sept. 17,
1900.   For Calendars, ete., address
COLUMBIAN COJ.I-EOB.
Trade Marks
Desions
Copyrights Ac
Anyone sending a sketch and description mar
qnlokly ascertain our opinion free whether an
Invention Is probably P»i«"&&feBCommunlM*
tions strictly onnfldenvdl. HANDBOOK on 1'atenu
sent free. Oldest SMtvn f<ir pccurtngpatents.
Pstents taken tnroiuh Mmm A Co. receive
special notice, wit hen t cimn-c, in the
Scientific Jfaierican.
A hMilsiimely lllnstrstoil necklr. I*s«est clr-
culstlon <if nny iclentlllu I'mrns.!. Terms, H s
f i lour months, IL Bold brail nesrsdnlars.
jo.se,B'o*"hn*'- New York
Ice, SB F St.. Washington, D. c.
NOTICE OF FORFEITURE
To Win. James Nelson, of Rossland, B. C:
You are hereby notified that I have expended $100 in labor and Inprovementt on
the "Vermont" Mineral Claim, situated In
the Grand Forks Milling Division, of Yale
District, in Hritish Columbia, to count as
assessment} on said claim, as w.<ll appear by
■certitit-ate of work recorded in the office of
the .-niiilng Kecorder for the said Grant
Forks Mini* g Division, In order to hold said
olaim under the provisions of Section 24 of
the Mineral Act, such being the amount required to hold the said claim for the year
And if at the expiration of 90 days of publication of this Notice you fall or refuse to
contribute your portion of the expenditure
required Under Section 24. together with all
costs of ndvertislngr, your interest In said
claim sltall become vested lu the subscriber
[one of your co-owners] under Section 4 of
the Mineral Act Amending Aet 1900.
Dated ut Urand Forks, B. C, tbllthe 30th
day of November, A. D. 1906
DAN MORRISON.

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