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 .���������������������������������������������-nffln^mnnnM^j^lt  y  *������  oi  The Smelter Difficulty |  >&  ssss ^izs^f^JZflisssssspS'  ���������EAGLES ELECT OFFICERS  Saturday last the final agreement  was entered- into between the-  manager of-the smelter and com-  ���������mittee of the Miners' union. Au  ..official from the head' ofiice of the  B. C. Copper company in New  York was present. It appear-  that the head'office was under th-  impression that there  was .also a  strike at the Mother Lode mini!, 'of said  iuich committee shall be chosen within  one month fronu this date ai'idtiicnames  of the members of said'ooinmittee-shall  'be- forthwith' given in writing by said  Miners' union to-said company, and said'  jcompany shall be notifiedlin writingrof  .any change in the personnel of said  'grievance committee.- If any member of  jiiaid committee shall ceasa-to be an employee of said company at said smelter he  shall  immediately.- cease to be a member  Which was closed down by the  ������������������ management when the strike o'c-  eurredat the smelter. Following  is"' agreement (subject to ratification by executive of Western Federation of Miners)-: and schedule  of wages finally agreed to :  This agreement'.made/.in duplicate,this  thirtieth day of November. A. D., 1906,  Between Greenwood! Miners' Union No.  22 of the Western Federation of-Miners,  liereinaftercalledthe "Miners' Union," of  tlie first part, and, The British.Columbia  Copper Company, Limited, heieinafter  called the "Company," of the second  part.  Whereas the greater number of employers of the said company, at their  smelter at Greenwood, have been mem;  *bers of said Miners' union;  Aud whereas employees at said smelter  and. said. Miners' union have lately requested! fromi said company wages for the  employees thereat exceeding, in several  classes -of work, the - wages heretofore  paid for such work at said snielte r:  And whereas.the said company have  agreed to advance the wages at said  smelter in several classes of work according to the scale hereto annexed in consideration of the said Miners' union ent-.  ering into this agreement and agreeing  to abide thereby:  "Aud whereas the said Miners' union  have agreed to enter into this agreement:  Now this agreement witnesselh thatin  consideration of the promises and of said  - company agreeing to pay the employees  at said   smelter .the wages mentioned in  the.schedule hereto annexed and made a  {part .of .this -agreement,  and  iu. further  consideration of the sumof-one dollar to  said Miners' union paid by said company  and the receipt whereof is>hereby acknowledged,    the    said   Miners'    union-  . hereby agrees, as follows:  .    I.   Any employee or employees at.said.  smelter,  being a member or members- of  said Miners union,  and having a grievance or grievances against said company,  shall first take up the same with the local  management of said'eompany and shall  state his or their grievance or.griev-auces  ui  writing, addressed, to the manager of  the company and shall deliver the same  to   him,' and. if such grievance or griev-  .auces. be. not  adjusted within five days  from the.-time of filing the same with the  manager,, such grievance or grievances  shall be then referred in writing by such  aggrieved employee or employees to the  grievance committee of the employees of  }he smelter, and such grievance or grievances shall then be taken  up with the  local management of said company by-  said   grievance   committee,   and   if said-  committee or majority of said committee  find that no grievance or grievances ex--  ��������� jst,   such   finding   shalli  be   conclusive  against   the aggrieved person or persons.  2.   The said Miners' union shall take  up nc grievance or grievances against  said company until said grievance committee has notified said company, in writing,   that   it  cannot, reach an amicable  settlement    or    amicable     settlements  trhereof-such   notification   shall,   unless  such committee require an extended time  in which to report thereon, to-be given  within three days after such grievance or  grievances   have   been referred  to said  committee and said committee have laid  the same in writing before the local manager of said company.  3. Under no circumstances in matters  concerned by this agreement, shall any  work in any department of the smelter  of said company be interfered with,either  by said Miners' union or its members,  or its members who may be employees  until the local management of said conir  pany shall have had an opportunity of  receiving instructions, from its executive,  such, time, however, to be limited to  twenty-one days from the date of notifi-  aationin writing by said Miners' union  and said' union is about to deal with the  saidgrievance or grievances (specifying it  or them) owing to the grievance committee having failed to effect an amicable  settlement or amicable settlements  thereof, it being understood that no unfair advantage shall during such period,  be taken by said company.  4. During the pendency of the ncgo*  tiations mentioned in tlie last paragraph  the said Miuers'uiiion and its- members  shall use their best endeavors to prevent  any disturbance of the operations.of the  company nt said smelter by any person  or persons not members of said union,but  in no way shall said Miners' union be  held responsible for interference by nonunion men; and said. Miners'union:and  its members shall u.se their best endoav-  ors to keep the .various works of said  company at thoir .smelter in operation  during the .pendancy pf such negotiatipns.  5. tUbe grievance committee menttoncd  fai paragraph 1 herein, shall be xomppscd  ������of not less than two or more than four  persons who shall be employees of said  ���������Company at said smelter, and shall be  ���������tlccted by the employees at said smelter  committee.-  1 6. Copies of this-agreement, with the  schedule- annexed, shall, be kept posted  ���������in the time keeper's office at said smelter,  and:in tlie office of saidl Miners' uuion:  : And! the said company on its part  agrees as .follows- ,  1. To .pay to-the employees of said  smelter the wages meiitioned'in the said  schedule hereto annexed,.for the classes  of work therein mentioned, during,'the  life of this-agreement.  2. That the said company will not dis-  criminate .against its smelter employees-  who may take up any grievance or- grievances oil tlie partof themselves or of any  other employee or. employees at their  smelter; or on> account of any/employee  or employees at theirsmelter taking part  in or belonging;tO organized labor.-  This agreement shall remain in effeat  and be binding on all.parties.hereto until January 1,' 1909.  This agreement shall, in order that  work at said, smelter, maybe proceededl  with"; and-the employees resume work,,  come into, effect upon  being signed by.-  the    President   and  Secretary  of said | meets the first and third Mondays  next meeting  At 'the  regular  meeting- of the!  Fraternal- Order of 'Eagles-Monday  night  the  following  officers  \ver<;j  elected to serve for 1007 :'  J. J. Feeney,. president..  R. C. G.. White, past president.  \V..Frawley. vice-president.  J! McPhee, chaplain,.  Fred 13. Holmes, se* ret any..  James.. MeCreath, chaplain.  Fred .Munii, conductor.  George Thompson,. Ii'G-.  P<Uil Meacham, 01 Gi '  Trustees���������&   W.   Nelson,. Andy  Sater and Geo.. Evans.  ' Physician, Dr..G. M.. Foster.  Three candidates -were initiated  at the meeting, after which a social  evening was spent.    Speeches were  made  by  ail   the officers.    Songs  were given   by  Mc-si-h.   Coutour,  Nelson,..   McKay,   MeCreath   and  Swift.     Geo- Thompson  gave   a>  resitation..  Tho lodge is making: splendid  progress both in finances and in  numbers.. The initiation ceremonies are said to be interesting,,  especially to the* candidate, who  .never fails to give his undivided  attention while the degree is being  conferred.. A physician is always  present so that prompt action may  be taken should an error occur  during-the ceremonies.    The lodge  Miners' union, and the committee of said  uuion who have taken part in the negotiations, leading up to this agreement,  namely:.  E:" Steele,.Thomas Gould, and R. Raw-  linsou. and.bythe manager of said company, on its behalf, but such agreement  is-subject to ratification by said Miners'  union, and by the Executive Board of  the Western Federation of Miners, certified copies of said ratifications shall be  furnished' to said! company by said  Miners' uuion, and by said Executive  Board,  In witness'thereof the president, secretary and committee of said Miners' uuion  have hereto set their hands and caused  the seal of said Miners' union to be hereto  affixed, and the said company his caused  its name to>be signed hereto by its niao  age/,.-the .day and year first above written:  Signed by said parties iu the presence  of:  Following is the schedule of wages  which is part of and. including in the attached agreement:  '  BLAST FURNACE DEPARTMENT.'  (a)   Furnace Floor  Furnace men 8 hours  " 1st helpers^ 8 .  "  in each month.. At  thirteen candidates are booked for  initiation. Some of those will, it  is believed, attain the dignity of  full fledged hagles-  " In the Slocan  Operations have  been  resumed  at the Neepawa, on Ten Mile.  Douglas Lay has been appointed  superintendent of  the Vancouver  "            helpers S "  Motormen on slag pots      8 "  (b)   Feed Floor  Motormen 8 '���������  Head feeders                '     S ��������� "  Head loaders 8 "  Loaders helpers &> "  Briquette loader -9, "  "     mill feeder 10 "  "     pickers 9 "  Digging.out furnaca 8 "  All common labor 9 "*  SAMPLE' Mil.L  Mill man **  9 "  Crusher feeder 9* "  Sample bucker 9 "  Common labor 9 "  CONVERTER FLOOR  Punchers 10 "  "       helpers ic "  Crane chaser 10 "  Crancmeu ro "  Head liner 9. "  Liners helpers 9 "  Copper trimmers 9 "  Slag wheelers 9 '���������  All common labor 9 "  ������4.00  3-00  3-25  3-15  4.00  3-15  3.00  3.00  3-5������  3-oo  3-oo.  3'oo-  and will reside- in Silvei ton.  Dad Allen has returned:to-tbe  Slocan.  Frank Chrii-.lio is running a real  estate *Mliee in Edmonton..  Jim , \Viml has sold {/he-. Bay  State on Silver mountain for $500..  There are just 20 hotels and  s-iloons running- in the Slocan  country.  George Long and his wife have  gone to Oregon fur the-winter.  Work at the Fisher Maiden has-  closed down for the winter.  it is fifteen years ago this  month since George Long and 21  others built cabins at tlie-mouth or  Carpenter creek and established  the town now known as New Denver. It was then known as Eldor-  ido City,  Th-- record .-fii-.-e at New D'-uver  .-hou> that interest in-the. slocan  mines i.- renewing:  .properties close to the railway  'awaiting capital- and ' it is confidently expected that next year will  ;see (he N-icolii 'Valley with man;  ���������mines in operation.  I Nicola* coal hinds are also bcinp  ���������put in shape and'the, owners of tlir  {different lands are putting forth  jevery effort to.ship.-eoal at an earh  [date..  j This"week C 13; Bash representing the Dominion Copper Co., of  IGreonwoodj spent a few days at  fCoufclee,-. and visited tlic.Ten-inlle  pection with Jos.-Graham. Mr.  Biish will report to his company  ���������t-lie results of his investigations..  The G-uggcnhei'ms also had representatives in'this week. Messrs.  Henry lu-umh, 'and R. Prewitt  Coleman of Salt Lake City, with  R. C. Campbell-Johnson on Thursday made a- trip- to the-Ten mile  camp to look at properties which a  representative- of.Guggcnheims inspected some time ago. Messrs..  [Crumb aud- Coleman left Tuesday  evening for Spences Bridge..  ���������The Diamond Vide Coal' and  Iron Co., , who have been drilling  on the Garcia ranch near Forks-  dale, removal their drill this week  to a location oh the Charters  ranch. Whife-nofc giving out any  information as to the result of  their drilling operations-it is generally known that their efiorls  have met with success.  Operations on tho' Coal Gullcy  seam will be commenced about the  first of the mouth by the parties  who have secured the property.  The development work will be on  a large scale.���������Nicola Herald.  >ption on the-claims of the McJRae  J ipper Co., in Dead wood camp.  These claims are. crlled, Ah There,  Dead wood and Sidney M. John-  011, and principally owned by Jack  Luce amV'-'George Leceon. The  diaft on the, Ah There is down!  240 feet,   and '"SSS'ore has been in.  eve!  there is eight feet of ore.  '���������Out iii Idaho"' was playediin  Greenwood on Tuesdiiy evening by  a band of! people who should be  herding cattle instead of attempting  to shine as dramatic artists. There, j  was a  saloon, a   poker game, one  Of Lo^MirAer^st  ...  Iff-  Dr.   Mathison, .dentist-,.'Swiden-j  Flood block  AJex-Greig'of-the. "Pacific is down  'a  S30  the   drifts.     On the 200 foot lc������������������ with lttSriPPe:-  Jiis. Hunter of Ttbssland was in  the city: this week.  Up in Phoenix the rich people  are buying dfamonds from E. A.  ; Black.  Blake Wilson, manager in B. C.  for P.   Burns  & Co.,  was- in  the  death, and  a fellow  who escaped [cit^ Monday.  hanging- in the play.    Tlie troupe       George II. Collins, who has been  ill for the pnst three weeks was up  3oO  3-25  3-3Q-  3-oo  3-5������  3-oo  3.00  3-50'  3:50  3.oo  3.00  3.00  3.00  In the event of two eight hour shifts  being put on in the converter department  the scale below shall gpvern, namely:  Punchers 8     "        3.30  "      helpers 8     "        3.00  Skmmiers (if employed)     8    "        3.75-.  Crane chasers 8-    "        3.00  Crancmcn- 8     "        3.40  All other labor at 33^ cents per hour  MACHINE AND CARPENTER SHOPS  Machinists  "      helpers  Mechanics  Charge car repairers  Pipe fitters  '*      helpers  Boiler makers, 1st  " ami'  " helpers  Blacksmiths  "        helpers  Carpenters  "      helpers-.  Bricklayers helpers.  First electrician  Second electincian  Power house men  Slag track man if alone  ���������"    "   if with helper  "    "   helper  And all common labor  In case of all men employed under the  master- mechanic,, inclusive of electricians, inexperienced men may be taken  on probation for one mouth, their wages  .during that period being 50 cents per day  iess than rates provided for in this  schedule  In general.   No man shall be employed  at a less rate than 33^ cents per hour.  Right goods, right prices, right  9  II  4.00  9  II  3-oo  9  (1  3.5o  9  If  3.25  9  II  3.50  9  II  3.00  9  i  1  4.00  9  41  3.75  9  II  3.00  *  II  4.00  9  II  3.50'  9<  1 I  4.00*  9-  ti  3-oo  9'  ll'  3W  9  II  4.00  9  II  3'*5  8  II  3*50  9  It  3-50  9  II  3*25  9  11  3.00  9  i.  3.00*  {belonging to   said Miners' union, and' place.    Anderson Broa  *'' '.      t.        ������ '���������'.-:* '       '.''������������������"���������   ���������...���������*'.   ���������  Nelson  Three theatrical companies spent  l.i������t Sunday iu Nelson.  The tunnel- under Bulldog  iimuntain is 4580 feet long;  The Boundary train last Monday took a large consignment of  Hindus tn work near Fife.  The ore cabinet afc tlie Hotel  Strathcona will never again frog  out of ifc< turn.  A. IT. Kelly may spend* tho winter in the east or California.  Cnarley Walmslay owns more  hotels and saloons than any other  man in Nelson.  The Tremont hotel is crowded  with people these days as it is the  popular rosort for miners and prospectors.  The cigar industry is assuming  large proportions in this city.  A. B. Mackenzie, one of the oldest and best known citizens of  Rossland was in the city on Sunday on tho way to examine tho  claims owned by Jack Chism,. near  Poplar, for eastern capitalists.  Archie will spend the holiday season in tho east-,, and take a look at  Cobalt before returning to Ross-  land. '   The- Nicola Mines-  That mining properties in Nicola  mining division are attracting the  attention, of eipitalista is *iuite evident from,tho,nuaiberef men representing -capital visiting the  Nicola valley tho past few weeks.  Now that Nicola district has transportation facilities it will only be  a short timo until some of the  promising mineral claims will be  developed aud iu shipping condition.     There  arc   numbers   of  Rossland Mines  An tone Sorenson, late superintendent of the Jumbo, has been appointed! superintendent of a mine  on Belcher mountain, near Republic, Wash., and leaves for there in  a ffew days.  A fine specimen  of  copper ore  was recently found on the 700 foot  level of the -White Bear.    A pc-  culiaiity  of it is  that it contains  small  garnets.      Tho  miner  who  found   the specimen has worked in  several mines of the camp and says  this is  tl'e first  time he has ever  seen    garnets in   the ore  of this  camp.     Garnets are very common  in    Alaska and  there   ara- places  where they can be picked up by the  bushel  on the.  Southern shores of  that country.  LcRoi���������Tlie   shipments   of  the  LeRoi  for the week ended last evening was 1:.G80 tons, and-it would  have  been  larger  had  there been  more ears  available..   The sinking  of. the shaft is now hewig proceeded  jwith.    energetically,   and   will   be  kept  up-for several months.    The  section   west   of   theJo-dt* dike is  looking  well and so are the-newly  .found ore shoots in the other portions  of  the mine     It is not certain   when  the Northport smelter  will be able to soeurc coke, but it is  thought that a supply will come to  hand   not   later   than   a fortnight  hence.     As soon as a supply of  fuel  is  assured  the  output ofi the-  LeRoi   will   be   considerably   increased.  Trail���������Coke  is  now running in  every day at tin rate o3'7 to'S carloads   and   there are now between  7.00 and S00 tons on hand.    Une of  tho copper furnaces will be blown  iu   to-morrow and  the others will  bo  put in  operation as rapidly as  a supply of fuel is assured.    In addition to tho ore received from the  Rossland camp   ore  was sent  in  from   the following mines dliring  the past week: St. Eugene, Moyie,  01  tons; Eureka, Nelson, 22 tons;:  Ottawa,   Slocan,  20 tons.    Total  receipts for tho week, 4-13; tons.  Northport���������No coke has been  received at tho Northport smelter  during the past week, and it is nob  known for a certainty when some  will come to hand. It is thought,  however, th.it thero will be some  received before the end of the next  fortnight*. Jiisb as-soon as a supply of fuel is available two of the  furnaces will bo blown in. The  Northport smelter h in first class  shape to reduce a large -tonnage  just as soon as a supply of fuel is  available.���������Rossland Miner.  ipe  should- go  away back east and unload their horrible theatrical nightmare upon the farmers of the cent-  belt.    They  a:w taking chances on  their lives by continuing to inflict  "Out  in   Idaho"  upon the intelligent  west.     The- bronehobusting  act which  part of' the troupe perform on the street before the evening fiasco commences should not be  permitted in tlie crowded streets of  a city.     Even'a jjuled livery horse  when  prodded to desperation by a*  rough  rider  is liable (oddck some  innocent   spectator    to   death-  or  smash the-windows of;a mercantile  establishment..  Jas.   II.   Smith,   superintendent  at the Jewel   mine  in   Long Lake  camp, was in the city  this  week.  An old-time friend of his  who was  in a maudlin condition struck Jim  for a meal.    He was  taken   into a  a restaurant and a porterhouse and  half a dozen  eggs ordered.    Jim  went out on  business and  in half  an hour met tho old-timer who was  still  hungry.    Again they  visited  the restaurant and this time it was  bam and a half dozen which were  dispatched  by the old-timer.    By  this time jTiru.had become interest-  in   the  reducing    powers   of   his  friend, and resolved to test the capacity of the human   furnace.    In  about half an hour he again" visited  the restaurant with his  friend aud  ordered a dozen boiled.    Only, ten  disappeared.    Both were satisfied.  Jan   had learned  the actual capacity of his  friend,  and  the  old-  timer had.reached the limit.  Ifarry   Shallenbcrger   came    in  j from Spokane Tuesday and- is preparing to resumo work on the Moreen in  Dead wood  camp.    A 20-  horsepower  Denver, electric  hoist  will be installed.    Ic will be about  sixty days  before everything will  be in shape to resume development.  Previous work -sn, tho claim consisted of surface prospecting, a 100- j  foot tunnel and two shafts,. 70 and  -10 feet respectfully.    Considerable  activity   is expected- in  the  next  year on the properties  which have  been lying idle for the past three-  or   four   years.    Recent   development on the Greyhound.has proved.  that property to be one of the ''big  ones" of the  distract,, the crosscut  tunnel   at   the   SO-levcl   running,  th-iough an ore body between forty  aud fifty feet in width..  With such  very  satisfactory rjsults from development on the Greyhound, it is  not unlikely that development will  town Tuesday.  J. D. Gillis, inspector of* public-  schools for Kootenay, visited the  Greenwood schools Friday last.  W..B. Fleming left Friday for a  [trip to ������kanagan and coast points.  Tie   will   be   absent   about three  weeks.  Sborey Ilayden, who has been  working on the Glouster near  Grand Forks, returned to fcha-city  this week.  For rosy cheeks and  good!appe-  tite, try tiioskating'rink. /'-;  The "Blue L:ibel Double Coiint-?  ered Fuse" is the only kind o.n,\  market* that will not sti-QWuip i������.-,  cold weather. Its manuf-ioturerH'''  have had sevanfcy years experience.-. ���������  His Honor Judge Cleuie:ik\vas*- ������������������  in the city this week. " -     '-.  The local wood market'i\s-very'':-:  active at the present time.  J. Peck MeSw-ahr'has gone south'  from Gdulen to Craiibrook. '���������     .' ,  '  J.   G.   Melvin    reports   a   eon--,  stantly  increasing   business siuc4-,'  he moved into his new shop.  J. W. Nelson left Wednesday '-'  moining for Spokane on 'business-'"'  connected with a mining deal.   -     ���������  Local merchants can find plenty  of spaee-in  Tub Lkdok for adver-   '  tising their holiday goods.    Come;.'-  in early andavoid the rush.  In Roumania a duty of 21 cents-"  a bottle has to be paid on foreign '  wine. Thore is a tax on female -  door  plates ��������� and o������.  F.  M'.  Munshaw,   for the past servants, on  year with P. W. George & Co., left doctors.  Sunday for the coj,sfc, wiierehe hoe      La Grippe has been touching, up *  secured a p6sition. some of the ii/habitants. during tlie-'  Editor Keffer is busy on the annual special mimbeiv of' the Anaconda News. The number will be  much larger than in previous years.  C. Peterson, some years ago  foreman-a* the smelter, came in  from Spokane this week and will  again take a position with the  company.  W. S. Austin, of the B. C. Copper company, arrived from the  east last week and was present  during the negotiations between  the company;end;the men.  Rich ore is still being taken out  of the Strathraore with the lead'  continuing strong, the pay streak  of-rich" ore"runnit)g"*Iroaif6 to 12  inches in width.  The Elkhorn is shipping a 30-  ton car of ore this week. This was  taken from an upper level.    Work  past few days, and' .-slightly increased the sale of quinine auil  boc^erine.  Patriik  Clunehas thrown away.-  his crutches, and is slowly recovering from .the effects of the severe  accident he met with at the Skylark last smmmer. *  .-Since Howard  Moore recovered;  from  the fever and.eommenoc-d to- -  eat at hie  own restaurant he has  grown so stout that his old friends-  hardly recognize-him-.  The   skating   rink    under  th<?��������� -  management   of    A.   D.   Hullefcfc. '  opened   for business last Friday";  and is crowded nightly..   There is.'.  jj;st.enough-frosftoldpp a.face-oc* -;  the ice.  R.   H. Eggleston, of New York,.   '  saoretary of the B. C. Copper Co.,  was  here -Saturday last,   and  at-  on the crosscut at the 300-level is tended  meeting of men and man-  progressing favorably.  Jack Farrell left Tuesday morning for Goldfield,   Nevada, where  will spend the winter, returning in  the spring to resume 'development  on his Wellington camp properties.  The Baudftiir will be held next  Tuesjay  evening, -the- 11th  inst.  The ladies of the city have been  very generous in  the amount and  class of work contributed.   Besides  the   sale   of work,. an   excellent  musical programme will be given.  Everybody should be tbene-'to help  the band boys.  The Phoenix Pioneer special will  be issued this year duriug the holiday week, the work being now  well under way. The- special will  be slightly largoxr this vyear than  last���������between seventy -and eighty  pages, giviug a. complete review of  tho progress iu mining and other j  industries during the year.  The business places are all mak-  age.-in negotiations for settlemeirt  of strike.  be resumed on the  Ah  There and. ,nS  propagations  for- the  holiday  others claims in the vicinity.  Boundary Production!  Last   week   the   ore shipments  were as follows:  Ccanby smelter, from G ran by  mines, 13,219- tons; Emma, 142:  tons. To B. C. Copper Co. smelter  from B.. C: niino, 0[)' tons. To  Dominion Copper Co. smelter from  Brooklyn-S-tcmwinder. 2,232 tons;;  Idaho, 28S tons; Rawhide So'Ctons:.  Sunset, SoM tons;:Mountain FJbse,.  7/S tons. Total shipments for the  week were 1S,7SS tons.. Tota-1'  shipments fur the year to date  were 1,18-1,121 tons.  The proprietors of the Hotel-  Ladysmith are building a large  dwelling house not far from their  hotel on Gold street. It is their  intention to .<jrecjfr more as soon ;i������  possible.  Jack Luce is firmly of tho.-  opinion that Greenwood will yet,  be a second Butte. He was in the  original Butte during '79 when its-  prospects did not look as well as.  those of Greenwood today.  II'. O. Lamb, formarly. managing editor of .the -Boundary Creek  Times, left yesterday for New  Westminster, where he has accepted a position in the advertising-  department of the Columbian.  Norman Mcleod died suddenly  ���������of heart failure at Boundary FalUr  Friday last. Deceased was a member of.Seaforth,-,Oiit., lodgo, A. E.  .& A. ML, aud the local lodge of the. ���������  order shipped .the remains.eastJ.jv-'::  interment.  Smeltei-mcu. carpenter, govenv-  trade, and getting their  window*  decorated to catch the eye of the  passer.    The most unique of these jment officials, dentists, merchants,  is a battleship in  tho window of iC.    P.   R. .officials,   hotel   muu,  the   liunter-Kendriek   Co..  made j membors   of   the legislature   and  of spools of thread.    This is the painters have recently ��������� been  paid  design of JUke Saunders, bead of  the hardware department Four  prizes are offered to the persons  coming nearest to the number of  spools in. the battleship,  two forlElkinB) generatagont.'  claims, .'filed .iu niy office, by the  Dominion of .Canada tkiurantec-  and Accident insurance company���������  Canadal-sdeading compa iy.���������-F. 1L  Tho Midway druggist has rented  a store in Nelsou now occiipicdby  M. Wienstein, and will open ,a  branch shop In that oily next  .mouth. ;,  On- friend, Hans Broitmann,.  hands'in the following for a fale  bill:* \\ herens II haf my farm go  to sell as I want to went out West  I make offer to sell a load of corn  oats and several tons of udder stuff  loo previous to mention. Also yet  you bull hc-ife*:, fretih-milk gows,  steers and- a big fit sow .oiul pigs  already. Derms, cash .If .you haf  him, if not, notes signed :by somebody.���������Ex.  Tho Kootenay Bcllo is not  smoked in the cent belt. That  pleasuro is.reserved for thof-o who  d.\v,cll in tluvgrea.t west.   ,  gentlemen..  R.. G. Sidley came iu Saturday  to purchase supplies. Mr. Sidley,  in conveiisation with a representative of the Ledge, said that the-  published resolutions of tlie Simil-  kamoen Libeiial association weie  incorrect. This ho attributes to  tho overzealousnoss of the party  press. The delegates to the convention did..not approve 06 a .wholesale indorsement of the. policy of  the ledcral' government or the net*  of Duncan -Ross, M. J?.. Tlk-^.cou-  sidered it a matter for cougrattlla-  ,tion that tho Liberal party still  ihad tho support of a .considerable  portion of the respectable element  iu Canada. ���������" TliQro must be:  some,good in a party that can stand  so ranch and still retain the confi-'  deuce of honest men," concluded  Mr. Sidley,  W'ork was resumed.this wedk at  the iniuos and smelter of the B.C.  Copper ccimpany, although as y������sfe  there is a. shoi:tago of .men, many  of the men employed.at the Mothcr  Lodu mine having.*]���������������������& 6b(j.di.iti;iut  when the strike oeeu*re 1. The  majority of these will ��������� -o'jably not.  ���������return until after the holiday season. It is exjfctol that a fulL  force will be at work in mines and  smelter by.January JOtli. '  Wc are qpening up -our .large jih-  ������������������ortment of Fancy Good* -ami  ask^ou to inspect our stock before  buying.   .Coles & Frith.  Eor nice comfortable room?, hovt.  furnished in the city, try tl eCli*���������������*���������>  endow hotel.   Rates reasonable.  A 6mel*or em ol cb bi: t ifr'jo arc ma  does not appeal to the olfactory/  nerves like o*H������������u! Seal tijj'ir uw  .Uw.  mmsmmmm  mam ���������-'^n/fjriM.-jod, 11 C , "Peo. (.', vrJfi-rj..  ���������ffffi GItMMood iJiiiDdiil.  of   Hoots and  shoes  for Meiij Women and  ,Otii-  Rfot-k  iChildie.ii is (reiy c-onijih-te. We are showing all the  ���������3'**<f!!'1t .Pljles and las-ts made by the hi*-t,American and  .C.ifl.'ldljiii .infMiufni-turei-w. Come in and look over our  jTlock, \v,:-r:ne puiud to show it.  D!$ MOTiO ���������:  Not how Cheap, but how Good.  I  WOMEN'S -.GOODS. ,    MEN'S G06DS.       g  ^sa^SE^SEsafeSCsiiiSS^  TliSSa^JISESiSiSS^SS  8KS2  ^FHfl   f f^PpfliP' pi'm'c ,lu'p<,i:tal SPrvicc in  A 1 ������ L^      L^L^LJ\lB-rf   if the government, wishes  trouble:  Is published every Thursday at Gteen-  ,-Wpocl, R C , and the price is 5: a year,  ,postage Tree to all parts hi'Canada, United '  .States, Mexico and Great lln'tain To |  ^jtlicf countries it is sent posi-J'-iid for  .**���������>.50 a year. Address all li-lk-i.*! la'f lie  jbedgc, GreenUOod. 15. C.  R. T. LOWERY,  ���������EDITOR   AND   FINANCIER.  Yii.k piiblie-ir.ions   from  are  pcrmitfed to  go  mails  in   Canada,  discuss    religion  Lauiier government  A. B.- Docksteader, of Nelson,  has decided to contribute ������200 to  the provincial treasury. He will  leposiD 8200 for privilege of running in the Liberal interests in  Slocan riding, It may safely be  prophesyed the returns will indicate that A. tt, "also ran."  Coast dailies should be sent over  the  C,   P.   R.    Tlie Canadian line  may be slow, but it doesn't hoard  pipers  up  for a week or two at a  time and then ship them in cm-load  lots  by freight, as apparently the  Great  Northern  doc-.     Owing to  alllictio:is   by    Hoods   and   other  caus-es the Gre..t Northern does not  deliver  the coa-t dailies until their  usefulness a3   purveyors  of  news  has  long  pasSe I.     Why, the last  batch   of   Van-oiiver  World con-  jtained   three   dissolutions of  the  +_, 'provincial   legislature.    This is too  I' ranee c     .      ... .,   Tt  ... ,  ,     ,    ' much, all in one mail,   until James  through the, T        ,   4. .      ...    . .    .   .     .  ", J.   gets through With  his fatherlv  but t.bev do net :.,,.., .    u    . .   ., ,",  .    ��������� talks to the agriculturists it would  or    knock   the  . ,,..,, ���������,  be well  to have the mail sent over  -your child renvoi" improving roads  and bridges ; the support of the  poor of the county, for tho expense of running the business of  the township, county and state?  On what page is their offer to contribute money to the church?  What line of credit will tliey extend to you when your Crops are  poor and money gone���������when  through illness and misfortune,you  are not able , to ��������� Scud cash'with  order  for your groceries, clothing,  fa Cm   tools  and   eroe.keiy?  stoves and ranges ?  Also  the west  to avoid  TALLOWGRAPHIC NUSE  the reliable, if slow line.  The  B.  .-ORliKNWOOD,  H. C,   OKC.   *').  1906  ^���������"���������Staii*^  Skaling* on Sunday  Tn Jlosslnnd -the  extremists for  >Suhday  ol servance are seeking  jiiave the skating rink closed in that  .City  upon   the  Lord's Di.v.    The  jjirincipal objection no doubt comes  jfrom the ,hien who largely have the . by acclamation,  j-monopoly  of  working  on Sunday  -and in a selfish spirit  they wish to j  I        ~.   C. Telephone company  ; doubtless has a legal   right to .-reet  ' ti loj)h ne   poh-s  on   the  streets of  j Greenwood,   but  certainly has not  ; 1 lie  right  to erect such a wooden  muiistro ity as that which has been  placed  in  front  of  the provincial  building   on   Government street.  O-h'HW.t,   De:1.   ("..���������-The  Orange i Also   tho brace cable from the cor-  ~0 Sentinel has  not yet been shut out j nCr    of    Copper   and   Deadwood  Hv  Ot*l4   I.liASKD   I,1K'*.  Hamilton; Pec. ('.���������Two 111(1*0  strikes and this district will have  th walk.  .i'l'iish out all opposition.    If they  TlniKK Forks, Dee. (1.---Experts  say that this will  yet be the great*  Avisely had  the good  of the coin  jinunity  at heart  the}'  would  en-i  j est mining camp in I?. C.  Con.u/r,   Doc. (i.���������All  I   (Ui v ^UUUIS    HV   l\.   ������I^      .llCU-h. li������^  Xmas. trees out of solid silver  the Sun-  EdmontoN, Djc. Gi���������Judge  Williams came in from Phoenix  last week and bought a mile of lot?  on Jasper avenue.  .courage everything that tends to j (lay schools liorc are niakniR their  ���������better mankind. "When people  .are strong and healthy th'������y are  -Jess inclined to do evil things and  ^experience teaches us that nearly  jail sick people are scoundrel.'-,  ;Skatiog in a well-ventilated link  -is .one of the best ways to improve  -the body mind aiut sod I, that is  .when not carried to a point of exhaustion. If tlie rink in Rossland  Is bet well ventilated it should be  .closed every day as well as Sunday.  ,God makes no distinction in days,  and  of the mails.  ! streets  at the Imperial hotel, can-  Cai.carV, Dec. (j. ��������� Hob Edwards j not  be said  to  come within their  has been elected mayor of the city chartered rights, as it will interfere with traffic. We presume it  is the duty of the street committee,  of the city council to look after the  city's interests in this matter.  Corporations like the B. C. Telephone company will take every  poFsibe advantage of a lax or indifferent city administration, aud  the mayor and st.*eet committee  should at once have the snubbing  post on Government stieet cut  down, and the cable from the post  |at the Imperial hotel removed or  raised to a sufficient height to allow loaded vehicles to pass under it  in safety. The B. C. Telephone  company needs continuous watching. Its employees are not there  to look after the rights of the city.  THIS AND THAT  skating  rink   filled with  It is only  the man who sits on  the  fence  during troublous times,  who, wheiAhe difficulty is settled,  .can say:     "We have been strictly  impartial,  and  neither  party has  any sluing .-.������.k ������..������.��������������� w.u.. becn jnjuml by fche c0[U.se vVc ,mvc  fresh an* is a blessing that should ��������� t.ikcn_��������� Tfc ^ fc])0 11SH.k, npo,()gv  never liaYti to close except for the; Qf thc iilve'.tc,)r.lta of tlie human  ���������Jack of ice. On the other hand 1^.^ This Kpecie5 occ;isio:iilllv  nearly all the churches in Canada j^.^ i|)to ^Q newsp:i{)0|. b.isj.  are so poorly ventilated that it is; ^ an(] ,p i|siia,ly wi{hout C0!ivic.  .dangerous to the health to remain i^ ()f ftny kiutlexcept.()fam0���������.  dn them very long. Tuberculosis *cta|.y cliai.aPtci, jt is the right of  jincl many other fatal diseases are |evcrv persolUo expl.ess opinjonson  .caught from breathing the foul air ! rjI1Csti���������*>ns afl^cfcing the public, if he  . My Creed  Do not keep the alabaster boxes  of your love and tenderness sealed  up until your friends are dead.  Fill , their lives with sweetness.  Speak approving,- cheering words  while their ears can hear ihem,  and while their hearts can be  thrilled aud made happier by them}  the kind tilings you mean to say,  when they are gone, say before  theygo/ The flowers you mean to  send to their eoiihis, send to  brighten their hume> before they  leave, them. If my friend.-* have  alabaster 'k-X'-s laid away, lull of  fragrant, perfumes of sympathy and  affection, which they intend to  break over my dead hod.i, I would  rather they would bring them out  in my weary and troubled hours,  and open them, that I may be refreshed and cheered by them while  I need them. I would rather have,  a plain colli 11 without a flower, a  funeral without an eulogy, than a  life without the sweetness of love  and sympathy. Let us learn to  anoint our friends before their  burial. Post mortem kindness  does not cheer the troubled spirit.  Flowers on the coliin east no fragrance backwards over life's weary  way  boodle. ���������  Who does?  Aye, that's the question.  Turn on the searchlight in tha  direction and you  will be; horrified  by the revelation.  You will see that private interests are the enemies of the public  weal ; that trusts and corporation.-  deliberately pollute tho political  fountain and contaminute all its  national, state and municipal  streams; and that tho princip.il  perpetrators of these crimes, in  which the ' political ''boss" is a  mere puppet, are representative  capitalists, financiers and proniotjj  crs, most, of whom are also recogJ  nized pillars of the Christian  church.  They and not. their repulsive  political ''boss," who. is simply  their political walking d< legate, are  the realeneiiiies of the people and  dcliaueheis ol the Nation's morals.  ��������� Eigene V'. Djb.-i in Success.  BANK OF BRITISH NORTH AMERICA  PAID UP CAPITAL, $4,866,667  RESE   VE FUND   -   $2,141,333  Transacts a general banking business.   Interest  allowed on Savings Accoumts, from  one dollar upwards at  current rates  When yen want a monument or  headstone, write to the Kootenay  Marble Works, Nelson, II. C.       *  It takes a man with wonderful  s ll-eontrol to look .-ad in a poker  game when he holds four of a kind.  E. A. Black, Phoenix, sells the  best in jewels, diamonds, watches  and clocks., Kemembcr this when  yon go up the bill.  OOPPE.R ST.  GREENWOOD, B. C.  31  ;.-h  BANK   OF   MONTREAL  ��������� ESTABLISHED   1817,  PAfO   UP   CAPITAL, $14,400,000. REST,  $f0,000,000  UNDIVIDED PROFITS, $80l,855.41  GiMienil Miiiilcins liu.sinuss Trmisncleri.    Drafts Issued on nil points, mid Colloc-'  tlons Hindu lit lowest rut s.  SAVINGS BAN   ' DE PARTiVlENT   **|   *W. F. PROCTOR,  iNTERE.srflLLO'.vED ATCURnENT RATFS    /MANAGER GREENWOOD  BRANCH  ���������August Oast.  lor  she feels so disposed.    It is the  ..Unit is so common to our crowded  ..churches.     Is is a standing joke '^  of a  liewspapcr to give facts  about   people   going   to   sleep  in _ |a  colinection  with dilllculties be-  church;     As a  rule   this  h not'  tween interests on  which the pros-  caused by the hypnotism of the ex-. pei.i|y of {hQ cnminnility depeiids.  .pert on theology, but by the action ;TnH  L,,I)0I,,  w.lg   tlie only  p.iper  The Copper Output.  The romantic, sensational, modern history of the metal, copper,  has been made in Ameriea, and is  itill being made there, says Chas,  F. Spe.irsin the 4morican monthly  Review of Reviews for November.  The United States is the largest  producer (Go to 70 per cent, of the  world's supply) bud the freest customer of it. Copper mines all over  the world are becoming exhausted,  while those in the United States  are each year giving up a greater  quantity of the metah Europe is  now as- dependent on our copper  if, she is on our cotton. AJfaminoof  ,of   the   poisoned   ozone   tl.afe Iw.s  vvllioh  published  the statement of the ore  would stop  electric pro  flirted  with every diseased nostril  th(J  niatl.lgcment of tl,f. -j. 0. Cop  jn the Giiihtly edifice. Faith and  jfilth haVe been closely related since  4he world began, and if you are  jSkeptical .of this assertion analize  .the air in the- majority of our  ,churchcs upon a cold winter's  flight. By all means keep both  ,churcecs and skating rinks open  .on Sundays, bub be sure that- the  .ozone blows through ihem.  John* Bcxy^" spoke about the  /nimk rake many years before the  jbirth of Roosevelt.  ���������Tin-;   labor   unions  in  Canada  devote more attention  to  -jcgulate child and woman labor.  /night  -..AVuicv. the  mad crowd now just  ������>ast of the R t-ckies get cooled down  ' ^hey   will   probably discover i*i"ew  ���������peuycr and make it a groat city.  I> somebodj* dropped a rock in  .jfrout of Canada just now the bump  .would sober main* now* drunk with  ,the fever of greed and speculation.  When Canada becomes properh  ^civilized we will never hear about  - iieople on the plains Hiifferiiig for  ^ack of coal when the 'mountains to  ,the westward Arc/Ilied with black  /lianionds.  Thk   pr'stoflice   in   Canada   i.-  -jarg(dy run for the bene/it of the  .^epportcrs of the Laurier govcni-  jncnt.      Enormous   Balaritv-J   are  ���������paid    to many   postmasters who,  Hate behind political iiiduence frequently serve the pnblk* in An in-  (different manitel*.    Tlr.i postal ser-  ,vico   in   the   w-csfc during the past  ,year has been a disgrace to (ivili-  jiation.     The people have raved,  /���������un-'cd nwi tore tho oXonc but with-  ,tnit niaki;ig much impression upon  Jthe p/.0,".s, p^li.feo and pliable tool  per company and the reply of the  men employed by that company.  Tin-: LiCDCii-; did not receive a cent  from either party. It is not under  obligations to the company or the  men. It commented upon the  causes which led up to a strike,  It frankly .stated that the position  taken by the manager of the  smelter was weak, untenable, unjust and could only result in disaster to the company. This has  been proved by the agreement  entered into Saturdiy last. It is  unnecessary to go into details,  more than to say that the agreement  is qi.itc satisfactory  to the  gross   in   Germany,   France  and  Holland as completely as a curtailment of the Southern staple checks  the looms in  tho  mills  of Han-  cbester.      Only   a   few years ago  Europe   supplied   her own needs,  rheu   she took but a paltry SSOO,-  000   worth   of   copper   from   the  United   States.     In   1905 her bill  for the metal was������SG,225 000.    At  the present rate   of   expansion it  will be  6100,0000,000 before 1910.  In  the same period the American  yield  has grown from 2/,000 long  tons a year to 421,9S2 tons.    Reduced to the grade unit of measure  this means a growth  from G0,000,-  000  to   92/3,000,000 pounds.    Ten  men.    If expressing an opinion on j years ago tho value of our copper  a (jiiestion afl'ecting the commtinit} jsvas   a    round  So0,000,000.     By  is  "creating    strife," Tun Lkuok' ism, the  birth  year of thc great  pleads guilty.     It  was necessary [copper  trust, it was 8101,000,000.  that a true statement of the dilli-j Jfc dropped to S7G,503,000 in 1902,  culty  between  the  company and j when  the bubble burst,  and the  the men  be published.    This was [metal fell marly 10 cents a pound,  published in Tltr: Li:ik:m only.   No | but was   up   to   ������1-10.000.000   in  other paper .published  the men's { mo5, and will bo nearly 8185,000,-  reply    to   the st-temciits   of thejoOO  this year,    Coal and pig iron  company        cmtai ol       in      a [are the only two products of the  special edition of the Times* Tjik  Lkooi-: piinted both statements as  news, and did not aok or receive  pay for either.  The Hon. Jobn Costig'in has at  last, it is hoped, found his true  railing, that of booster for a patent  American mines that realize a  greater value than copper. The  money difference between copper  and gold   in 1905 was $00,000,000.  "When tho catalogue comes from  a mail order house, draw an easy  chair to the table where the light  medicine.     The Hon,  John  was  will shine full upon tho page, and  somewhat prominent in politics a  few years ago. He was a cabinet  minister in a Conservative government, and a mover of of a resolution anually insisting on the Iirit-  ish government granting home rule  to Ireland. ' When the Conscrvat-  ���������itivej went out of power iu J600,  John also went out of power and  out of tho' Conservative party,  riinco then ho h.is becn a good Grit,  ;bf his party who acts as head of I but not good enough to get near  Jho   prstal   department.     Some-j.uiy of the good HiingryKO he has  put on your glasses that no bargain  may ci-capo   your eye.     What a  wonderful   book it ia, to bo sure?  Wonderful for  what it does not  contain   as  well   as what it doe*,  You   will  miss some   things you  will  ho glad to  see.     Where is  their offer to pay cash or exchange  goods for your wheat, oat-*, corn,  beaiiM, butter, Oggs and hay? How  much do they pay for cattle, sheep  and hogs,  f. o. b. at your depot?  How  much   tax   will they pay to  Core for Insomnia  Yesterday   a   friend   who   had  heard that I sometimes suffer from  insomnia  told  me of a sure cure.  Eat   a   pint  of peanuts and drink  two or three glasses of milk before  going to  bed,  said    he,  and  I'll  warrant   you'll   be asleep   within  half an   hour.     I  did as he. suggested,  and   now .for the benefit of  others  who  may be afllL'tcd with  insomnia,   I  feel  it to be my duty  to report what happened, fso  far as  I am  able thisf morning to recall  the details.     First let me say, my  friend  was  right,,     1  did  go  to  sleep  very  soon  after my  retirement.     Then   a. friend   with  his  head under  his arm  came along  and  asked   me if I wanted to buy  his  feet.     I  was negotiating with  him  when  the dragon on which I  was riding slipped  out of its skin  and left  mo  floating in   mid air,  While  I   was  considering  how  I  should  get down, a bull with two  heads peered  over the edge of the  well and said he would haul me up  if I would   first climb up and rig a  windlass   for   him.    So as  I was1  sliding down the mountain side the  brakeman   came  in,   and   I asked  him  when  the train would reach  my station.     We passed your station  four  hundred years ago,   he  said,   calmly   folding the train up  and slipping it into his vest pocket.  At   this    juncture   the   clown  bounded  into  the, ring and pulled  the center pole out of the ground,  lifting the tent and all the people  in it  up, up, up, while I stood on  the ground below watching myself  go out of sight among the clouds  above.  Then I awoke and found that I  had been asleep almost ten  minutes.���������The Good llealth  Clinic.  A Long Walk  The dear old professor was one  of the kindest-hearted men in the  world,  but he was also one of the  hiost    absent-minded.     lie   was  recently visiting his  newly  mar*-  ried   nephew,  and, naturally, the  young  wife was full of the praiecfl  of her first-born.     The professor  listened like a man in a dream to  h'T recital of the remarkable fortitude with   which  he cut his teeth  and   his   truly   wonderful intelligence.     At last tho dear old fellow woke up with a start and felt  ho really must say something for  the sake of at any rate ap| earing  interested.    Can tho dear little fellow   walk ?   he   inquired, n,ildl\r,  Walk,   said   tho   proud   mother  Why   he   has   been   walking  six  months.     Dear me I said the professor,   What a long way he must  have got 1  For 40 cents you can get a pound  can of Crescent baking powder at  Anderson JJros. ���������  I CONTRACTOR      I  j     AND BUILDER |  j������   Dealer in =  |    Windows, Doors, |  |      Turned Work and    |  | Inside Finish. |  I SHINGLES, BRICK, ETC. I  | MANITOBA .   ������  ! Wood Fib;c Plaster I  I PHONE   65 =  Fresh Vegetables, Fresh Egg's  and Finest Creamery Butter  always in stock. .Beef, Pork,  Mutton, Poultry   Best Quality.  VERY  Good Rio*s and Expert I irivers.   Saddle  Horses always ready.    Hay, Grain and  Feed lor stile.  First-class Wood fur Sale  %  %'fiiiii:i:iiiiii!i!iimiiiii:iiiiiiiii!:iiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiwii!iiii  R.    ROBINSON  Is the only shoemaker in  America who obtained a  medal at the Paris Exposition in 1878 for making the  liest shoes. Boots made to  order; Repairing neatly x  eset 11 ted.  COPPER   STREET,  GREENWOOD  iUsi  Cf^OPkEY  XSrX'3B-2S-XX2II2rZ*I2S-Z-2I'3i2S-3K-  I Fine Tailoring |  A Select Stock of Worsteds  Cheviots and Tweeds.  TAIL0R  $ CopI'kr Strket, Green-wood {-j  The Kootenay  Standard Cigar  Is made in Nelson.    Try a shipment and please 3*0111* patrons.  J. C. Tlielin, Nelson  nbrook Hotel"  CRANBRGOK, B, C.  h convenient ro till depots, telegraph ufflccs and  hanks in tluj city.   Special attention paid to tourists,  commercial and otherwise.   The cuisine is excellent, |  and all guests receive courteous attention.   Touch 4  tnc wire when you want rooms reserved  $  I  'H0QOARTH & ROLLINS, Proprietors,  fL/^,ty%/%/&&^'&&Qi/������/%i/<& e ���������*&.*iy'"t/*������/*&^&. '^^V(,VV%''^^%^^^'^^  ;****i-**a---'-*--3***^^  FURNISHED ROOMS  By day or week ; ������2 a week  and up, at the Commercial  hotel, Copper street, Greenwood.    Bath [in connection.  P. POUPARD  we  take diplomas  D. J. ROBERTSON & CO,  NELSON, B. C.  I S*)fca;������*-h������s*^*afe^^  The Boss  No "boao" is in polities in that  capacity on his own account. Tho  "boss 'must have tho boodlo. Thoy  are inaeparable. Without boodlo  thero is no "boas."  The Windsor Hotel  of Grand Porks,  II, C, caters to  miners, ineclmniesuiidsiiieltcrnien  A. B. Sloan, Manager.  E. W. WIDDOWSON  PROVINCIAL ASSAYKR mid  MKTALLURGICAh CHMM 1ST.  Gold Silver Copper or Lcad,encn,.$r 00  Gold-Silver. ,.,$1 50 - SilVcr.I.cad, .ft.50  Zinc. .$2.00 Gold Silver with copper or  lead., $2,50.  Prompt attention given to all samples  25 per cent, discount upon five samples  tUAKERSST., NELSON.  1 t������s>������������������������������oa������ffi������������eo������ oe7&������oeeeee������e������90G*oe*Bocefl09  Th  ���������^���������=���������0  jtrathcona.  Hotel  0--0  tlthia will  have to be done to iin-1 become/i sort of a dope voucher,    /support your schools and educate I    Tho "bosa" does not furnish the1 r, 0. Drawer, 1108, rhonc, A67  Is situated on a slight eminence, just a block from the busy  scenes on Baker street, and is within easy touch of everything in the city.  From its balconies can be seen nearly  a'l the grand scenery that surrounds the beautiful  city of Nelson.     Few hotels in the great, west  equal  tho Strathcona, and touristsjfroin  every land will find within its portals  all tho essentials that create pleasant memories within the  mind of those who  travel.  B. TOflKINS, ilanager  NELSON,. BRITISH COLUMBIA. V  -<"-������  ,'<;-.'.i   -' -i-  TEL GIUSWOOB LEDGE.  ���������������  Gieen-Wood, B. C, Due. G, H905-  ds-k-fc-  rnKsssasm  ^TfTfT:r?Bff+^+*  ii-,d:4^������������������di������������-L-i3������irh  IM  Some Good Float  Supplies' electricity for Power, Light, Heating  and Ventilation. Power Furnished to-mines  for hoisting and air-compressor plants, with, a  guarantee that,the service will be continuous.  . Get our ratcs'~0eforc completing* your estimates  i)xC   as**!������.  l*&<__SaO  1     -    THE CHAMPAGNE OF WATERS, s  The Mineral Water Incomparable���������in  thc Cafe, at thc Hanquet, for tho House.  Nature's most delightful and beneficial  bequest to all mankind    ......  | GREENWOOD LIQUOR  CO.  :iB5%3gss%?a  3gegZgEg^^E3^E������2������&������!**  Insurance for,$2f.S0  Thc new and up-to-date Tripple Indemnity  Poii'*y of the Ocean -Accident and Guarantee  -  Corporation, Ltd., the largest accident company in thc world.    Assets over $7:000,000.  ERlCW.McLAINB  p  DISTRICT AGENT, GRKENWOOD, B. C.  Her Meal at the Waldorf,  A man   who makes his home at  the. Waldorf Astoria, in New York',  relates  the  following incident and  vouches for its truth.   -  A nice looking old lady, who  bore unmistakeable signs of having  recently come from the country,  and who was apparently intensely  interested in conditions in- New  York oily, came, into the corridor  of this great hotel some mornings  ago, and was looking abofit her  with a most lively interest. An  attendant stepped up to her and  asked her what she wished; not  with any intention of discourtesy,  but with a very hiuinno desire to  assist her, in any possible way.  1 know well enough what I want,  she said, but I don't know whether  you are the man 1 should go to.  Are you the owner or the manager  of this hotel ?  No, madam, I am neither, but J  can speak for the management and  would be glad to serve, you in any  way. She was such a rice old  woman that the heart of even a  New York hotel attiichc warmed  toward her.  Its jiiofc this waj-, mister, she,  said. I am visiting some- friends  up toAvn, and broke away today  to look about a lit tie and see some of  the sights of this town." lamGS  years old  and I  live  'way   up in  With that he gravely returned  tho nickel, and with many a pleasant "Thank j'ou. sir', for your  kindness," ��������� she moved slowly out  of the dining room, smiling upon  everybody as she went.���������Minne-  apolis-Journal-  Ni  York.  , I"   have   hoard tell  Ts under the management of jGreig  & Alorrison.    Thc rooms arc com-  '   fortably furnished, and thc bar contains the best brands of wines, liquors  ~".  , and cigars in the citv.  The Pacific Gafe  is conducted by Moore &, McElroy-  It is open day and night, Tlie dining room is one of the largest in  The JJoundary, and the lunch cuun-  ter is just the place to get a quick  meal.      Copper street, Greenwood.  fi  Is the best furnished hotel in the Boundary  district. It is heated with steam and  lighted by electricity. Excellent sample  rooms. The bar is always abreast of the  times, and meals are served in the Cafe  "at any hour, day or night.  Ernest Jo' Carder; Prop.  ;������  J. G. MEL.VIN La^NDoN,B.c.  Manufac..urinj?   Jeweler  Expert Watchmaker and Diamond  Setter, Manufacturer of Chains,  Lockets and Rings, Wedding rings  made on short notice.  WORK   GUARANTEED  Mail Orders Promptly Attended  Next Door to Reading Room  P   O    GOX   260  about this place for many years aud  I have always thought that I would  die happy if I could only take one  meal here. I would like to go  back and tell the friends at home  that I had eaten at the Waldorf���������  whatever the rest is���������aud what I  wanted to ask" you mister, was if I  could get a meal hero for fifty  cents.  Just at that moment Oscar, the  genial general manager of the  place, whom everybody knows, was  passing. Overhearing this question, he stopped and looked at the  old lady.- Like everybody.else, he  warmed toward her instantly.  Good morni'ig, madam, he said  with his most polite bow. Did I  understand you to ask whether  you'could get a good meal here for  fifty cents ?  Yes, sir, said the old lady, that  is about all that I can afford to  spend as I wish to buy some little  things for the children, and must  look out for my ticket home. -I  don't suppose that would go very  far in this hotel would it?  You were never more mistaken  in your life, madam, said Oscar,  with his most polite bow. We  can give you a very good meal here  for less money than that. You  come with me and I will see that  you are taken care of immediately.  . With that he led her into the  main dining roira, personally  seated her at a table next the Fifth  avenue windows, and asking to be  excused for a moment took thc  waiter aside and gave him some  very definite instructions'. Then  Oscar returned to her and said:  You leave it to me its to what we  serve you, and I will see that you  are well taken care oe.  I know you   will,   the old lady  said, with a beaming smile.  There have been no luncheons  served at the Waldorf-Astoria in  j the last month or so more calculated  to please a nice old lady from upstate than   was  placed   upon  her  .table  that day.     It was nob elaborate, . uor  was  ib French,   but a  icareful   selection   of things that  'would certainly satisfy her, ending  ; with an  elaborate cut of hiickle-  ; berry pie.  ; The old lady did justice to her  i meal, and when it was over she  ! turned to the waiter and said: Bo  I pay you sir, and how much is my  Cobst Stories  The    following ' stories   in  the  Toronto  papers are about people  well   known  in the Uoundary and  Knotensy..       -  A'million   d illar deal only takes  a  few iiiinut.es sometime--, was the  remark.of a  man  present.,  when'  the    University    mine, was sold.  Two of the owners of the L*i Kose,  John   Martin  and  (I think) Dave  Dunlop,   walked  into  the. office of  the  University  mine at 10 Jordan  street,   Toronto,   where  President  George Gleiidenning    was sibling  chatting to a caller.    Good morning-   gentlemen.      Good   morning  George.      We hear the University  mine is for sale, George, was John  Martin'.'; querry.     Jt is if we get  the  price,   was  the pre.-idenL's reply.  What is the price? came back  from  John.     One million dollars,,  was the, short but neat reply.    The  terms, quoth Business John.    The  answer is not for publication.    We  will take the the mine, said Martin  ami   Dunlop  and- a million-dollar  deal was   closed   and    in   a   few  ruiuutes papers signed.    Goodbye  George,   said   John Martin twenty  minutes later and wires l.egan'-to  get hot.  Artie Ferlaud, now at the  Walker fL-use, was one of the  original owners of what is now  known as the Nipissing mine, and  since he and his fellows parted  with it at $200,000 they have been  wondering why someone did not  tell them how foolish they were.  Gut Artie tells' a very good story  about something that happened to  him about six -months ago. A  man came into Mattawa, where  Artie is one of the representative  citizens, and known as a stalwart  Conservative for miles around, and  showed him a piece of gold-bearing" quartz.1 Thc maiv v, ith the  quartz said he found it in the vicinity of Lardo lake. It was a  thing of beauty, and after his experience with the Nipi^ing mine  Artie .began to reckon himself a  millionaire if ' he could only get  hold of the claim that contained  such quartz.  In due season Artie and his  friends parted with 83000 for this  gold brick, and the claim from  which ib was taken, which claim  thc man with the quartz said he  owned. To this 65,000 had to be  added S2500 for equipping an exploration party to go up to Lardo  lake district and peg down the  claim.  The sequel of thc story is that  there was no such claim and no  such ore was found in the vicinity  Lardo lake and that Artie and his  friends parted not only with 85000  and an additional ������2500 but gob  nothing in reborn.  At this stage of the story the  the question is asked Artie, Where  did that fellow get that gold-bearing quartz? and Artie always replies:    The Lord only knows.  A <Fruit Ranch  The cost of making a twenty-  , acre orchard in British Columbia  is stated  to be variously estimated  from .������2,500  to ������3,500, accord'ng  to first cost of the land and local  ���������labor conditions.     The care and;  maintenance of the orchard for five  years,   or  unl-il  it  begins to bear,  would  cost about  82,500, less the  value of small  f. nits   aud  cege-  tablcs planted   between  the  trees  and thc fifih year's return of fruit,  which, in all,' should pay the original   cost   of   the   trees.     In the  .sixth year the orchard should produce  8S50  worth   of fruit-, iii the  seventh  83,200,  and in tlie ninth;  $5,S00, after which ib should pay a  neb annual  profit of 8123 bo $150  per acre���������an  assured  income for  life of $2,500 to  83,000   a year.  This estimate of profit; is based on  actual  experience," and records obtained from Mr. T. W. Stirling, of  Ivelowna,   and from a fruit grower  of the Nelson  district a**e cited in  support of it.  Dekajulie Tea is the only tea of  its class in the city, and sold by  Anderson Bros.  iC  GIVE U  s?  CiUYLON TEA  ��������� Tho cry of all who have once taste:! it-  A trial will convert you.  IN LEAD PACKETS ONLY AT ALL QR������CfiR3.  NELSON   IRON   WORKS  B. A.  R. W. II INTO N  ENGINEERS AND   CONTRACTORS  . FOUNDERS AND  MACHINISTS  No man is poor who is master of  himsef.  Perfume the ozone these frosty  mornings by smoking a Kootenay  Belle cigar.  Take counsel before it goes ill,  lest ib go worse.-���������From bhe Dutch.  When you want a monument or  headstone, write to the Kootenay  .Marble Works, Nelson, B. O.  Rjfjp*tiring* and Jobbing cxeouto:! with Djspatuh.  Sheet-Jfcfc-d Work, Mi-iiny und MIL :M mhhiery.  iU.-tnufuc nrers ofO-'C (Jar--, 11.ii. OKitruotor-i' Curs  Corner of I [all and Front ���������cti'culs  Nioneuo NELSON, 13. O. r. O. ri.>x173  ���������EsagBi-'^^'agEa^ag^ '  THE MICHEL HOTEL  g  Still retains its supremacy as Ui.������    oest hotel in the ICootenays.  ���������  Ostermoor Mattresses  Clean linen and Good Cooking  EArelleiit hunting in season.    Good trout fishing in the Elk |  river and neighboring streams.    Address all communications to   ;  ([Thomas Crahan, Manager, Michel, 13. C.  Corruption will never want a  pretense.���������Cato the Younger.  If 3rou wish to save money on  your wall paper, writing paper,  etc., in fact on everything to be  found in an up-to-date book store,  consult us, McRa'e Eros.  Never marry for money bub only  for love. If a., girl has money love  her.  Ib would be well to look at our  nice steam-heated rooms before locating elsewhere.  Clarendon hotel.  ffiaa ���������������������������gsT-RS-^T-gi'-s^^  s^-sJ  STARKEY & ,00.  NELSON, B. C.  "WHOLESALE  DE-vLERS  IN  Produce   and   Provisions  Is thc home for all tourists  and millionaires visiting New  Denver.   British J Columbia.  HENHY   STEGE,   PROPS.  J. R. Oameron.  Tlie Hotel Slocan  Three Forks, B. C, is the leading  hotel of the city.' Mountain- trout  and game dinners a specialty.  Rooms reserved by telegraph.  Hugh Hi yen, Prop.  THE ARLINGTON  COPPER ST. GREENWOOD  None but tlie best brands  of liquors and cigars.  Morning bracers and  and evening hyballs always within easy reach  of the "barkcep.".  G. A. DE1PSEY prop.  HOLLAND, CHINESE, JAPAN  ANDFIlklsOH BULBS, FIIUIT  AND ORNAMENTAL TUBES  for fall planting. ' SEEDS I2s'  SEASON. GKEENII O US K  PLANTS, Floral Work, Uomo.in-  dustry.    Catalogue free.  HENRY'S NURSERIES  Seed house and Greenhouses .  3010 Westminster Road     ���������  ' VANCOUVER, B. C.  Leading Tailor of the  Kootenavs.  fJtl  . c.  KASLO  HOTEL  wm  GRAND FORKS  Jeweler and Optician, dealer in  Fine Watches, High-Class Jewelry,  Diamonds, etc.  [KASLO B. C.  Is a comfortable home  for  who travel to that city.  all  COCKLE & PAP WORTH.  ' RUIT  LANDS  J- E.  s  In io and 20 acre block  ON* KOOTENAY LAKE  For sale on easy terms.  ANNABLE  NcXSOX, B. C.  "TH  CRAXBROOK, B. C.  Has the largest stock of Pipes, Tobaccoss  Cigars and Smokers' Sundries in the interior of H. C. Mail orders receive  prompt attention.)  Th: Peace River  The  Edmonton,    Dun vegan   &  Fort George railway is projected.  This will  be a good line.    It will J  extend  northward  through  a ^nG\rT'7TT\   Till A TT    CT A TC  section,   where not only   agricul-1 1 ilC   MAlL'MAllE  F. F- MEBSCHEI?  MERCHANT TAILOR ^^^^^^    * j a ���������  : |TI?E1W0JSIT HOUSE  Silverton, B. C.  The Kootenay Saloon  Sandon, B. C., has a line of nerve,  bracers unsurpassed in any niouo-  tain town of the Great West. A  glars of aqualpura given free with  spirits mcnti."  Nelson. B. C, is run on the  the American and European  plan. Nothing yellow about  the house except the gold iu  t'-e safe.  Maloipc   ;&   Tncgillus  Ibill?  ������������O������O9������������������������OOS0������M>������O3S@OO������������������S3OeaCO������S i>-SS93C01'-*;'ao3'o*5<;  Is opposite the Groat Northern depot, and is a delightful haven for tho weary traveler. Great veins  of hot water run tlirough the entire house, and  bathrooms aro always at tho service of those in |j'1'1^'1  search of material cleanliness..' The dining room isg;8;'HCl;  an enemy to dyspepsia while the .artistic appointment  of the liquid refreshment room makes the drinks go  clown like eating fruit in a flower garden. Tho  sample rooms are the largest in the mountains and  a pleasure to drummers with big trunks. -  JAS. MARSHALL, Prop,  j    Twenty-flee cents,   madam, said  j tho waiter without a smile  j    That   was   less   than  Iliad cx-  ���������M Ipected,  the old lady said.    Don't  6 ;yon  think you  have made a mis-  ������ | take?    I thought ib would be at  ' least fifty cents.  That is the price, madam, said  ! tho waiter gravely.  |    Sho  fumbled   with  her pocket-  | book   for  a  moment-,   and   then  i handed   out threo ten-cent pieces.  j Trembling    at her temerity,   she  Never mind tho change, sir;  the balanco is for you, as you have  been vory good to mo.  Then an unprocedeut thing happened. The waiter bowed gravely  and said: I am very much  obliged to you, but the .waiters in  this dining room are not permitted  to accept any tipp,  tore can be successfully prosecuted  but  where "'ere is much valuable .  timber. From Edmonton to Dun- Wi-kM-JWOOD TO  vegan, which is on the Peace river  and Alherta, the distance in a direct lino is about 300 miles. Thc  railway when constructed, will  follow the valley of the Peace,  probably, and go through tho  -mouut-ains' by the pass which that  stream follows, although it might  ho deflected southward to the Pine  River Pass. Less than 100 miles  west of Dun vegan the lino will  enter /British Columbia, and: the  total distance to Fort Goorge,  which is near the great bend of the  Fraser, is in a direct line about  300 miles.     We imagine that the  if. Gil lis, Prop.  FERRY, WASH.  Leaves Greenwood at ' G:.'>0  a. in. each day. Returning,  leaves Ferry on arrival of  Great Northern train. Olliiccat  ROSSLAND   HOTEL  Copper Street  .mUcWU  Develop your sweet taste by  using  Montgomery's  Confections,     High     Class  Chocolates,   Fruit   Tablets,  total length of tho proposed line! Noil������'atS C'C.  will  not be far short :>f 1000 mile-s  It is of special interest to Uritis  Columbia,   not  only   because for:  nearly half its   Ieugth   it  will be i  within, tho proviuce, but because itj  will open up the $3,500,000 acres  which   tho  province   will have to  hand over to the Domiuion.  /The MONTGOMERY CO  NELSON, B. C.  Too  much   disputing puts the  truth to flight.���������From the Jtalian,  NELSON EMPLOYMENT AGENCY  Nelson, B. 0,  Mines,    Mills,   Hotels,  etc.,  furnished with help.  O. LOVE, MANAGER  INDUSTRIAL WORKERS OF THE  WORLD  G   EENWOOD LOCAL NO. 31 1  Mpets first and third Wednesdays of every  month in Hagles Hall nt8 p. ui.   Visiting  members cordially invited to attend.  Fkank Si'ttAKiN-G, Kin. sec'y,  Kdoak W. Dv.viiS, President.  NOTICK  T.\KK iindi-o tli.it mi ilnys .-mcr date I intn-fl  1 In a|i[ily tci tlie Hun. the t'liit-f CoiniiiUsiniier  of l.nml .-uid Work*, for ptTmlwiun to |tir-  i-Iihm: flu; lullotrtiiir tract of laiiil. Coiiiim-nciii^  at ������ |*>H innrki-il J. O. I>. sniitlH-astciirnurl'C-ii.i;  the I'lil-Hiwist.cuniiT of iir-fiii'itluii Ki'cui-'i ^.  ., .   r     i    i  ���������   i    '    i     - .'I'l'-I.. fii-iu'if iioitli furtv  uliaii s. tliclitc \U'.'t  tlie purest food, drink mid cigars.   r,lrty chain... thence ������>mli f���������rtj t-linln������.thcii.-o  i-.\-t f.irtjr i-lmhiH l<i |ilaeu-of poiihhoi ci-  i nii-iit. .Mtiiuti- on the West Korfeof Kettle rlv r,  I Siiiilli'i.ini.i;ii DIvNlon ol Yah U.stilct l-oiiuIh-  | Iii������-ouii IiimkI.-ci| nml sixty ai-n-.s  James Lindsley' Prop.f ^uiithbia.hitayofck-iohoi. mm.  The Reception Hotel  111 Camliorne gives nil its patrons  J.aMESU. UAI.lv  Blue Prize, Henry Vane,  Columbus and Havana Ark  CIGARS  MINE!! A I, ACT.  Ceriiflca'e of Improvemenls  NOTICE  Oltau-n  Fraction, mlnDiiI   Clnim, ,������fliw.te in  tlivGivomvoriil Minim.' Division of Vuli- Oil-  trh't.   W In-tv looiitcil:���������l'l-ovlili'iii'ii Onni|).  nrc Union Made Cigars, made fov W. P. ��������� TAKM'NOTrciS that timiih fli.minerU-ami  ������ .    J   Hiu-li A'i-Imo, hliw MIiiit .-i Ci-1-liliiat.c   No.  Kilbournc & Co., \Viniimc������- aud sold on   "���������-,������i-"������ t'.-":";. intend ixU-ihiy- fr-miiluf.- iim- t  *   " li> n|i|)l.y to the Minim: liei'iu-ili'i-fa-. C'-rtim-iiiu  the road by GKORGK NORTON". "' imi'i-jvenifMU, for Hi.- tim>,.o o.'cil.miiiiin,  J ! a Ornwii orantiifthD.-iliiH-u (.'mini  ���������    Anil fiiitlii'i- take twtlrc tliitt a-flon. tittiluir  v-wtimi   HI    mn������t   liu (-umiiiL'm-nl  lii-fon- ilm  B,/'    .���������     t,.,..:.,���������.     r....:i-    1 ,v. A,.   ' t-*"Uii������ir������> o'niicii Cerlllii-at.: of lin|irnv������iiii'i.t  eforo   buyiii"*. Iruit lands,    oaimi tui* mu ������i������y or Aiii,u.^,.v d,, w.  sec us or write  -MaauaNawvuNM-*  I MITH'K.  ' Jn tlie H'liiti-i- of the I.tniil l!i-gl*lry Acl|  !       anil  In tli (i jMiitU-r or liu? Title In  lot  ;       >iiinl>i>i-Klnliti������������ii, Iii Itlofk ",},'��������� iu  1       th������ <*it>- of ('u-fiiwuoil, iio'-oi'iIIiik to  1        (hi- Suhillvlslim of Uiii   Maiiuiltt Mill*  j       ������������i-ul Claim. I'lim l-'m-ly-Slx.  j    U'llEHlCASd-itllicittrt of Title of -Eilwnril  T. Mo rn.tiDliieC'urtilii'Aiii of 1'lilu >'o. -rl'iii to  IV/ii. Cnhi'ot *i1f*i   <il O  011,1   <! I r. ' llwiihovij lioraillUtuuiit'. Inm' hem h.fll  cirri.-.  I, VI   OiUO ill O-tU, f**iJ-  cllUl  '? li": stroyoil uiirt.'fiiip'l ntluii Una l-uuu imulu to'nm  forn illi|)IU-atu til i-mciI : .  NOTIOK I* licrohygiviMi Hint a i1ii|ilit'iit(> Cuf*^'  tllit-ato of Tltlo to tilt) ihoi-o lioi'ulllliiiiieiit-H will  be k.iu'd at tho cxiilmllon of una iiiniMi rroia\-/'  thc [Into hereof iniiuss In tin) ini-anlhilu vnllil    '  objuc-tioii to tho ooiitinry In mmlo U) mo  in  wrltliiB.'.:-..-   UMl. Il)I)M'>.Vl������������,  ' DiHli-'ef ltiw:fitnir o{Tll\e:  l.-.iiiil.'neiri*trv- Ofllite, ..Hjiiiioo-js,- U."C��������� HlU  N'ovnuhur. }j).JJ, ��������� - -  Choice   /-*  LANDS  Per Aero.  R. J STEEL  NELSON, B. C  7 ('  ?VVv^, X'i ro-ei": fyawi, IV 'CvpeO.. G,- I'OOt'i.  wm GnmxwQOD'mtmi:  Mv>r9U Utofr~MM>h'ir+,*.-*������*JSlu&* ***'���������-**'  .1 ������i?i'-'l'U������lfcW  ���������t itfaiiHit.r..it c.  "Trwri-1^ '^ ���������������������������rf-'*/j^'i*>',*'*"*-i^ ti-*>i'XiiWt���������u^^jl>*)rt.-;  Boys9 Sleds Girls' Sleds B  All Prices from 90c. to $6.00  .-������������������*  rr-H  4-h  Hi  y--fi  ji  S  -fi  niONE s  COPPK.RSt.  GRfiKNWOOU, 1?. C.  JicoksiiKa-A*., Sttfcionert-, \W.li>'ipc:i* Dealers, Tobaccos and Cigars,  ^-l::fr.&-kk-fc+.+"+^  I-  A��������� *"  1  ( CF GENERAL INTEREST.  JSleighs for boys, girls and'ha-blos*  .at McKae Bgos.  Great variety of articles, -notit  ,nnd uovol in Chinaware at JilcKac  '-,'3roa.  Buy .your bread anil cakes at (.lie  jiGreeuwood Bakery, Copper St.  Fi've o'elock tea .sots from S?0c  .-to 810.00.    Anderson Bros.  Geo.   Sway no is* opening n b:ik-:  <ery iu tlie Huiinci-iimu building on  ���������Copper St.  Barcelona alone -takes nearly.  ,:36o,0OO tons .of .British coal  jeirly.  Tho IIiiiitei*-Ken(Ti-iek   Co.   will  -sell,    while   they  last,  a regular  '���������52.50 razor for ������1.50.    Don't miss  this chance,  t -  Guaranteed pure honey and  ���������aiaule-svrup at Anderson Bros.  Three doU**.!*** .was tlie yearly  .wage of a boy vu-C-iueon Elizabeth's  ,-ttnie.  Write to Riverside Nurseries,  ^Graud Forks, for fioe descriptive  ���������catalogue of home-grown, thrifty,  -acclimatized fruit trees.and .orna-  .aientals;  |l       ���������! -  See ' our  ������5c -candy, mix.ture.  Anderson Bros.  Iu  Tombay  eetton ..mill natives  receive .32   cents   for   a  ,13-hour  i  ���������vrorkiag day.  Germany now has 5-1 mountain-  eering/jlubs, with-a total uiember-  jship'of over 142,000.  Tho best .coffee in the city at Anderson Bjuos--  The Boundless Boundary.; 12  ^���������iews of tho Boundary  country in  The a dors of the coinedio Fran-  iaise receive a pension of ������1,000 a  .���������.ear, after 2U years' service.-  To restore that youthful vigor,  try skating. Jlink upon every afternoon from 2 to 4':30, and evening from 7 to JO.  All the little ones arc talking of  the display of Toys and dolls now  being shown at Coles & Frith.  Jt is calculated 40,000 birds die  annually to supply plumage for  dojoraiing the h.its of women,  A 81 purchase at Hunter Ken-  drick's entitles you to a chance on  priaos valued at over ������50.00. See  window display.  The f-ignal box at the Crewe,  ling., station is the largest in the  world, and contains four hundred  electric pneumatic levers.  Finest assortment of fancy c'lina  yet shown. ."Don't fail to see this  at Coles & Frith.  Jt is computed that there are  enough paupers in Great Britain  to form, four abreast,-a procession  over 100 miles in length.  Have you had your guess at the  Big Store? Over ������50.00 given away  in prizes.  A- box of Magdula cigars is a  gift that will be appreciated by a  smoker.  Mr. Napoleon Bi:*d, of StockporD  England, succeeded in playing the  piano with both hands for forty--  ������ij*ht hours without a break.  of development now being pursued  it is ea-*y to see that the purchasers  have a lively faith in the timber.*'  resources -of this section. -5. G.  [idlings, who has long 'Leon as-  .-ociatcd with tho com-pany, is now  general manager, and is a frequent  visitor in the city.- The company  I.as ll.ree mill.-*, one.ai Nelson, on<-  ���������a West IJ'-l>soii and one at Oi-  cule. Of these the Casi-ade null i.-  cul'ting fie largest amount of lumber, viz, about 50,000 feet per day.  L'lepaialions me being made for a  big run in-xt season and the company confidently expects to cnl,  lif'.een million feet at the Cascade  mill alone in 1007. MY, Hillings-  has a warm side for the Boii'iidary  which he thinks if, one of. if nut  the most proiirising section of this  province.���������Grand   Forks Gazette.  Grand Forks  John li'ogei'3 left for Gold fields  last Friday.  Six furnaces are now running at  the Granby,   and the enlargement  Discovery of Tin  Tin has been found within 100  miles of Vancouver. Such is the  startling a-nu uneement made by  ,MY. N. Gerhaufc, who with his  parbnih* has just returned from a  prospecting trip lasting- over two  months. 31 r. Gerhaut has-'been  prospecting and iii'.nber cruising on  this coast for many years. lie  has made himself familiar with-the  formation- of this section of the  earth's crust as well', perhaps-, &���������*.  any man who makes a business of  seeking for mother earth's treasures. He himself has in the past  deprecated the suggestion that tin  could be found in this section of  the world. Fie did not think that  thc standing government reward  for the discovery of tin would ever  be secured by a British Columbian.  Now he is positive that it is within  his grasp.  The discovery was made on Des  olatiou Sound! Naturally Mr.  Gerhaut is reticent about going too-  far into detail-* as t') location until  he and his purtner have complied,  with ;-;.ll legal formalities. Mr.  Gerhaut spe iks with a slightly  Gorman idiom. Speiking of his  discovery this miming, he said:  "For a long time 1 laugh at the  idea ; now I laugh mit it."���������Vancouver World.  used tor bo. So I jumps to ped and  runs mit tier door out and when I  am see, I finds that my pig gray  iron mare, he' was tied loose and  running mit the stable off. Whoever prings him pack, shall pay;  me fife dollar"* revart. It isnot-60.  -Ex.  Hotel.  G^eenrjuood, S. C-  The oldest hotel in the  Citv, ami srilll under the  same manao-ement. Rooms  comfortable, meals equal to  any in the city, and the fo'ar  supplies only "the "best. Corner of Greenwood and Government streets.  ���������tf, W. fielson  Waterproof Paints.  Coal T������r,  Pitch,J  Creosote, Oils for  Preserving Timber,  Roofing,  Pitch  And  Paints.  Nelson Coke ami' Gas Go. Ltd.  J-BfeE-gJJi-^ffi  Premier  ������  Hungarian  Flour  Is not a ffertf  flour on the  market.    It has- been in use  for years.   Ask for a sack in  your next order  Guaranteed by the'  Alexander  Milling Co'y  BRANDON7,- MAN,  f  .a neat letter card, with space to j of No. ." is almost accomplished,  '.���������write on, 25c. Coles & Frith. v. ! Most -of the steel is on the ground  Of. the 4(1,210 employees in the if0I> fc!lc new furnace building, and  .nostal ".and. telegraph service of jt!lfi Messrs. MacIViiinkh will have  ^oiidoiij -7,557. ara women. ;t!,c  work  of erection in full swing  ������   ������i- nn r si i nn      i       jbv the first of the week.  A  SJu.OOfur, an SJ1.00 umbre-    J  slla,   a  820 .suit of ' clothss, a 35 !    Gc0*  K   TmW came down from  'razor all'to be given away free to ! F,'anklin  1:i*sfc  wcek  and has been  Wnearest guesser.    See the win- I spending, a   week   in town     His  'dow at'the big store. "hole!-at   Gibe-ester  is   well on to-  *     ....     '         . ' , ..    .   iwards   completion   and   the  road  Alligators will toon  be extinct. ' ���������       ,,     , ,.   . ,   ,           -,r  ������on Ann  i-i i i    ,   from l'l-anklin in good shape.   Mr.  ;.230,000  hides are yearly worked ��������� ,  , ,   ,  ,      ,   ^   . , L                 ,-,,  -.',.,             ���������. J ,Todd states that eight men arc still  -up in leather. , ��������� ���������     ,;,  < r | working  on  thc Gloucester group  Dou;.t   forget  .that .friend   you :.lIld two m fchc M  s. claim#  *t\ant to wish a  Merry  Christmas.'    _     .    _r _   , .    ,  V        , ,r    ,'   .,    ,        ,:  i    Frank   McFarlane  was  in town  .One of our nice Maple Leaf  cards, : .. Tr   , ,    .,,  < . .    .    . .  : this week.    lie has a contract with  A G-irman Farmer's A4  A Gicrmau faiin-M* lost his horse  and: wanted to advertise it. The  editor asked him what he wished  to say. Yust put in vat I told you,  replied the man. The editor was  all attention. Dis vas vat \ou dit-  say, ain't it. one nite de udder  day apoutaweek ag.-i last nnmfr 1  heard inea noise by der front uiid-  dlo of'do* pack yard,- which did not-  e   record   price-given ,for a..,ie Max   Kln.t7, pre-emption  ten  ,   violin   is     $10,000       The  |n.,C8 |lo th(J ^orth Vor^    F|.ank  with  Greenwood  view, will  do it  ..nicely.    Coles & Frith  The  ,-3 trad  date of .the iustr.iment is 1710.  How many spools in the window?  A' 820- suit >o.f clothes free to the  4 ' I,  /���������nearest guesser.   Hunter* -Kcndiick  Shingles   are   rather scarce (-in  .������������������Greenwood at piesent.  the Yale-Columbia Lumber Co. for  'cutting a million feet of timber on  prophesies a mild- winter as he  states that the beavers have cached  away a small store of supplies.-  It is not so long sinco the Yale-  Columbia Co's. businc:-).'* passed  into the hands of Minneapolis  people, and by the energetic policy  iBEALEY INVESTMENT AND TRUST CO. LTD;  Geo; R:: Nadex,'-Manager.-  l^arm lands, timber limits, mineral cltim?, mining stocks  ,and shares. City real estare bought, sold and exchanged.  !.UaIl and see our list.  jr-tiaway  Dcialbr" iir Drv Good's, Gro-  ceries, Hoots and Shoes,  etc.,- etc.  The.  Good accommodation and  reasonable rates One of fho  brst supplied bars in thecity.  Dininff room and lunch*  counter in connection!  Sater & Johns, Proprietor  COPPER-ST , GREENWOOD.  AUDITORIUM  GREENWOOD  TWO- NIGHTS GDMr"ENGIIi&  DEC. I2_& 13  C, P. WALKER PRESENTS  THE GREAT  MGEVSfEN  AND HIS COMPAQ'  THE-     WORLD'S     GREATKST  MAGICIAN.  Slo-.OOO'  invested   in I'llu*-<io!i! and  Magical di>pl.:y.-  A genuine Bissell Car-pet S'wocpcr lightens' \  the ladies' work, makes them hoppy.   An  en elegant line of  Carvers   and   Poultry  ���������"Shears.-  Faiicy designs  in Knives,   Forks,  Spoons,  Butu-r .{'Gnivcs  and   Sugar Shells. ������  GUARANT&ED.   PR!GBS, LOWEST j  The Hunter-Kendrlck Go.  ��������� LIMITICU.  PAID UI* OAriTAI,, SK),01)0,OOO.  B. E. WALKER, Gen. Manager.  IlKSHI'VU l-UVll, 1i!J',50!),0O0.  ALEX. LAIRD, As-t. Oen. Afan.  Branches Throughout Canada, and m the United States'  and England.  A G'Cliernl Banking Ru-i'iiesH Transicted  \coiiiir.-*' m-iy bi> opi'iietl by  mail with all br niches of this LS-mk.*  Savings- Ban',. Department.-  i)i'posits ol1 Si-' and' upwards n-ccived, ami interest allowed at current'  I'ates. * The tlfposifiii1' is -.tibjcci to no delay wbarevr in the with-'  di'awal'of the whole or any portion of the deposit.  - W. ALLISON, Manager Greenwood Branch.  SPECI.-.L      SCENE KY       w\D  FLE(JTRICA., EFI-'ErfS.  THE      WORLD'S      FORMOST  HYPNOTIST.  HIGH GLASS VAUDEVILLE  POPULAR    PRICES  Change of Bill Nightly  Seats* on  Sale, at both Drug Stores  FRANK   FLETCHER  PROVINCIAL LAND SURVEYOR  NELSON.- B. C.  ���������One of the best-- ap-  ;   pointed- working-men's  ��������� Hotels- in'; the City;  The Finest of"bars, stocked  ���������with, tho best Wines,  Liquors and  Cigars,  r  aRESNWOOD,   B.   O.  Lighted throughout Avitli'  electricity. Hot and- ookl<  'baths,  BATES:  Hoard and' room 91 per day  'EN-DOME HOTEL  ANACONDA  Is just a few minutes' walk from  the center ofr Greenwood, and a  convenient place-to1 drop in at the  end of a walk. Convenient to the  smelter and provides thc public  witli  EDS'  OARD ANDX  EVERAGES  W. B. THOMSON  M.-LAM-B  PROVINCIAL LAND SURVEYOR  GREENWOOD   B. C.  Transfer of Liauor License.  '��������� NOTICE ii hereby civen th trjt|tlie noxt Hit-  sittinpr' ' f tho License Coinftii'sioners for tlie  Ciiy'of ("*eeiiv*i.od,I intend to apply far a trans  for to Oscar Johnson niul Swan J. Cirlann of the  license hold by me for the Victoria Hotel.situ-  ated on Lot 21, IJIock li, Map -.'1, City of Greenwood.- C.SCOTT GALLOWAY.  Greenwood. B.'C.-Dec. 5.-19JB  -   we will Bag.  51)00 Dunoro  Mines...-. :..-.-. $���������  3*'0> I*)i;impnd Vn\a:.-. .,.-.,-.-.  W00 K^molci"!'1 ari'lioo'..-...-..  H)f)0" N'ic-.hi  Co.-.i M'inc-   100 Canadian Snioli" rs.*. -���������.-.-..  2nOU International CoaP....  \Yv  receivi.1 ��������� qui-fatioiis   daily  Toronto and Spokane.    All s'oeks-tiacle-l in on those  exchanges are dealt in l)y us on a cinnniission basis.  B. B, MIGHTON & CO.  Mining and Investment brokers,  Drawer 108?^ NELSON, B. C.j Phone 110  24  ,-;o  00  .-..     14U 00"  G3.V  ...  fnan   New- York,  Strictly first-class Service  From $9.00 to $15.00, Fit for. t!,e  Ctet of Dressers,  "- f'APS  Have you soqn  those  Warm -Caps  with*the"turn down lands?  X  SHOES  Our Shoe Business' is steadily in-  creasincr. Why'? Because we handle  the SLATEli "llfVICTUS." SHOE  which always i leas3S.  MITTS  Just received twenty dozen pair of  Hand Knit Mitts at fifty cents a'pair.  Winter Excursion  EAST, $83,55  ���������GRiac*woo������ .TO  MONTREAL, TORONTO  and all points thereof in>  ONTARIO'niuVQUEBRa  Qi'ielK-f, Si. Juliii, Hujif-ix  Maritime   I'l'iivincis,. Uatca*- on  A|.|'lit-iitioii.  . Tii'kcts on ;*nli- daily Novi'-nilioi*  211 Ii tn Dl'l'IMIllH-l-yiSt'  ,[������ou;-,-i) Tint', rui-;r class  Thi-i'i! Mi������i.tli> Liiiiit.  OLD COUNTRY UATBS  $94,55 Return-:  UALIBAXorST JOHN'  Ri.-tnrn Oi-oati Fare  Sto.'rH'je  $51.00,  The giivcrnmont of British CoIumbl.ihcreI)j-v  otiera a. rcn-iird of one thousand dollars f r'in-  forniatbirle.-idlnp tu the arrest and conviction of  one FranlWIodio ixlkm Frank Agitlio.Ptilm'blftnc'  who on Ihc; ]8tli instant, at't'io C'uinck hofcl.'  NiaRiira, B:8 , nuirdurcd Uoniso Kin); bj-iw'ntis  of dynamite or other explosives. Discriptlon of  Kl-ank Cedio, alia.! (-"rank Aiiffalio I'aimblanu,  Italian, age ab> nt'.'18 yiiirs, helKlit about 5 feet,  m incUi'j., weiKlit iiboift ISO piiuiid.s,brown hair,  lljrht Drown nuuf-tucho, may bo clean-shaven  now.even l^f t blue, thin fai-e, Ptnall thin'noje,  sliffht scar on one i-heck exUndini? downunrd  from eye'to corner of month. When last seen  wore dark jrray suit with black stilpes. (ilaid  iinttini, ai.rt tanned high top laced boot .  wire or otherwise report iminediately any infor  [nation to M.. I. A. Diiistnore, proviuci.il constable, Grand Forks.   Uy order  S S. HUSSEY  20-2S Superlnteiident I'r.-vincinl Polloe.  iD-DAv  RUG SALE  ���������   Thefihest, cheapescand best-jiHSortL'il lino of Rugs that ever landft?  in your city.    Ali wizea from 25 ct'iitn up.    Phone 1G.  A. L. WHITE & CO. House Furnishers  saflsaaM-^^  RUSSELb-  IjIMITEID.  Groceries, Hardware, .Clothing and Gents'"Furnishings.  S:ll()0II . Slit'OH'l  ���������for- oo.       S76.oo.  and up according* to steiuntir  For dotiiilctJ  iiifiiriiuttioii, nail  iit'TH (ifO'iii "tt'inni-r.-', firht'Cltisp or  flilllisl i-lci-i i"|-  riM'rvnti.;li������ ll|i|liy  i';-.':-.!|. .'ir ������, ritf  K. ii   UHDIV.TH, GiciiiMvood.  K. J, OOIXK, -A. O. I'. A.  V^rteourcr-  .;. 8. r.*������i{TWHi',",i������. v. A.,  ���������INdlHon,  About  Float  Float is not a* periodical.  It is a hook containing S6  illustrations, all told, and  is filled with sketches and'  stories of western life.    It  . tells how a gambler cash-  in after the flush da*,H of.  Sandon ;'ho\v it rained in  New  Denver   long   aftrr  Noah was dead ;: how   a  parson   took   a   drink at"  Bear Lake in early days ;���������'  how itistioe was dealt in  Kaslo in   '03;   how   tho  saloon man outprayod tho  women in Kalamazoo, and  graphically    depicts   tlio  roamings of a western editor amongst  the*' tender-  feet in tho cent belt.    It  contain's the early history  of Nelson and  a romance  of thc Silver King mint*.  In it* aro   printed' threti  western poems,  and dozens of ai'ticlo   tfto'iiirm-  eroiis to mention.-  Send  forone before   it   is   too  laic:    The pric- in tiventy-  ffve'Cents, postpaid to any  pairt'Of- the   world.   .Ad-  dreiis all letters to  f& T. Lowery  NELSON, B. C.  We are slio^irio* heavy weight fweed  and woisleds for fall thai can't he' beat.  Each suit an exclusive pattern: NT*> two  alike. l*xtra trousers r.-ir^c variety  to st-lect from  .   .- .   .-.-.-.-.  .  : ".  WORKMANSHIP'THE BEST   |  W. Elsoii, Merchant Tailor  COI'(>GK   STRHET.  ���������iHrwi������ffliVS������i^*������-*!������l(3le^^  Kootenay Engineering Works  NELSON,  Ij; C.  Fotiiidi-i-.-.,   M.-irJiii.iritH nil   If,>ii   Worki'iv.'.   Mak  Aerial   Timid.    Uiisiiug-*.    Builders'   Mili-ritls  and Mining Micliinciy  P O' BOX 4������J:i. ('������. C. TRAVIS. MANAGER  of tin. CrawfordJ  Mill  -nnill*T,,*fMTT*Wffl'BBTjaTBW������ga^^ ^.-j-mn.  c'i-s in-  g   Fpesh*ei;nd':S;alt JWeaTs, Fish and Poultry o  9  0  Sluip.^iit-nearly all the towns of Boundary find  tlie Kootenay.

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