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k XVI. HO. 17.
$2.00 per Year.
rioD k BROWN.
Ibbiutkiw, Somcitobh, Kto.
(JamtN wood. B. 0,
—: Notary Pciiuc,
Hallett ik Shaw
Nourlee Futile.
Codh: Betlford McNollln,Moreingk
Neal'a, Lolbor a.
)E__ Block, Greenwood.
Phone 06. V. A N.
A. H. tan. Sot. C. E.
irisciAL Land " Surveyor
tv ANII Gkunwood. '
|b. rickards & co.,
I^eal Ent ate
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8t11kkt. midway.b.c
Tonsorial Artist.
Jrat-tana Shave, iiatr Cut, Hea foam
I rihamiMi, cell at lhe abovo parlor.
or* boned and ground.
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A_ apeclalty.
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jlicelliti-t Kiahlng on Kettlo Klvor.Jf.
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|klnd« »f work aiaeuted to
Mtlfteotion of owotoMoro.
|jl/e mo^m^smmamama:
Practical Watch Maker,
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Oood Tools, Plenty Material,
and to years experience to do
work correctly.  .  .  •
)ld by All Newsdealers
in i?o
'■"'•Nee Monthi. to all lovcre ol Bmi«
' Munto a nn nilnrtt* nt New, Choice
right Compositions by thc meet rnp-
■Mxixnnx. •« ragtaof .lano Mualc,
it Vooal, hah' liumnneiiial- n Complete
_l eentl u« the Aaat knit *Micn ol rivs
No or Omn Flow™, wa will eend you a
'    J. W. .I..H, Pukllehir,
lllth 4 Locuat Sla., Philadelphia, Pa
-: AT COST :=
Our entire stock of Dry Goods,
and Clothing, ladies and Childrens Shoes, commencing Jan.
15, we will sell at cost.
You cannot afford to overlook these cash values.
All 15c and 17c prints 11c
" ioc Flanneletts 6c
" $4.00 Ladies Shoes $2.50
t{ $2.75      do      do $1.65
" $15.00 Mens Suits $10.00
" $12.60     do      do $9.00
" $8.00      do      do $6.00
" $5.50 Boys Suits $3.50
Call and see our $2,75 line of mensshdos at S1.75
Hotel Spokane,
Purchased by the Montreal &
Boston Copper Co., Ltd.
A Description of the Works  Coarse
Crushing Plant and Various Other
Improvements Will be Added
tothe Present Equipment.
One of the Best Equipped Hotels in
the Boundary. Everything First Class.
J. W.NELSON, Proprietor.
A new building, well furnished. Everything new
and first-class. Only the choicest Wines, Liquors
and Cigars kept in stock. Headquarters for Mining
and Commercial Men.       sfNo Chinese Employed.]
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In order to save labor we wish
to dispose of as much of our stock
as possible before stock-taking.
Although prices have been cut
before we are still coming down.
Everything eut in all Departments.
, Quick Sales and
Small Profits.
\ W stock of staple and fancy groceries arriving daily.
The purchit.se liy the Montreal k
Huston Copper company, limiied, of
the smelter Imilt early lust year liy the
Standard Pyritie Smelting company,
neill- Boundary Falls, is definitely announced. Reports had heen in circulation for a week or more previous to
the completion uf the transaction to
the effect that il bad been closed,
hut these reports lacked confirmation,
until last Wednesday. The smeller
property latterly belonged lo Mr, Wm.
Price, of Quebec, tie having foreclosed
a mortgage he held over it, so the re
cent sale was made on his behalf, he
being represented in this matter by
Mr. E. J. Wilson, inanager of the
Standard Pyritie Smelting company.
The erection of the buildings and
equipment of the smelter proceeded
tor some time under the direction of
Mr. Andrew Laidlaw, now of Chicago,
who jil-rr took a prominent part in organizing the Stand.frd Pyritie Smelting eompauy, bul before installing the
machinery lie obtained the assistance
of Mr. .las. W. Neill, for many years
nianagei of the Taylor* Bruutoii Ore
Sampling company, of Salt Lake,
Utah. Later Mr. Wilson, who had for
sometime beeu metallurgist in charge
of t he blast furnaces of the Great Palls
smelter. Molilalia, arrived to take
rhjtegp of ibo new work.., tail owing to
ihe lack of a sufficient ore supply tn
keep the smelter running continuously
aud for other reasons, lie advised that
the furnace be uot yet blown in. Then
financial difficulties overtook the Standard company, which wag under con
sldemble obligation to Mr. Price and
olhers for r rney advanced, so the
works have remained idle ever since.
The following description of the
works has been supplied lo the writer:
The large main building—die smelter
proper—is 182 feet in length by 120 feet
in wiiil . Measuring from the feed
floor iu the centre nf the budding the
height i*>04 feet, and from the furnace
Hour to the roof nearly HU feet. Pacing
from the north, on the west end of the
building is the sampling department,
in which there are two 80 inch and two
48 inch automatic samplers; a 7x10
Blake rock crusher ; two sets of 12x211
rolls and two bell elevators. East of
the sampling department are located
the bins for the sample discard. Next
are plroed Iwo parallel rows of nre
storage hins, eight in a row and each
bin SI feet by 16 feet. Fart her easl
are lime and coke storage bins, Ihe
whole, group nf bins occupying the
central portion nf the building from
north to south, and over them run
double railway tracks. At a lower
level the furnace floor extends from
the stone retaining wall 01) feet'and
has a length of 110 feet. The dust, flue,
of stone walls, with arched brick roof,
runs about 2110 feet to the steel smoke
stack which is 0 feet tl inches in diatue-
ter and 112 feet high above a 14 foot
in ick base. On the furnace floor level
are two 75 horse power engines, one tn
run the No. 7 Coiinei-villo blower and
the other the sampling machinery.
The furnace is 40 inches by 170 inches
inside lhe tuyere line and has a nnmin
al capacity of 300 tons each 24 hours.
It is a larger furnace than those of the
Uranby and U, O. Copper company's
smelters, A 250 light Siemans-IIalskc
dynamo, run hy a high speed Atlas
engine, furnishes lighting facilities.
A well equipped laboratory, for assay
purposes, and commodious offices also
form part of the establishment.
Mr. Wilson has already placed the
purchasers in possession of the smelter,
and itis stated that Mr. II. C. Bellinger, the xyell known smelter expert,
who i. ported on the works forthe new
owners, is preparing plans for a coarse
crushing plant and virions nther improvements. The requisite additional
machinery will be ordered very shortly
and preparations for starting up lhe
works ns soon as possible are lieing
pushed, the intention being to smell
ores in the ordinary manner. There i
a lot of coal and coke ou hand and it is
claimed that the Montreal k Boston
Copper company's Sunset mine is now
in shape to maintain an output ol
about 100 tons of ore per diem. Mr
Albeit I. Goodell, of Pueblo, Colorado,
has been strongly recommended for
the position of metallurgist, and it is
probable he will shortly arrive at
Greenwood to take charge of operations, Mr. Goodell has been engaged
at the Philadelphia smeller, Pueblo,
and the Kokoino smelter near Leadville, Colorado, and recently had
charge of lhe Needles Smelt Ing company's copper matte plant at Needles,
California. Mr. (.'. It. Craig has already arrived from Seattle lo lake Ihe
post of iccountant at the smelter.
The Montreal k Boston ('upper com
pany, limited, was organized last year
with a nominal capital of 93,000,1100 in
000,000 shares ou Dili each. The leading
men in the company are Messrs, ,1. N.
Gieenshields, Q C, of Montreal; Win.
Mitchell, Driimmondvillc, Quebec ; T.
Crock"!, niviere ilu Loup, Quebec ;
H, H. Melville, Boston, and G, II. aud
A.A Munroe, of Montreal. The company owns the Sunset, Crown Silver,
0, O, I), and Florence Fraction miner
al claims, all adjoining and situate in
Deadwood camp, near Greenwood,
The Sunset is opened up lo a depth of
40Q feet and the Crown Silver to 262
feet, the total footage of work done in
underground development to January
1st, lilt,, being 4,510 lineal feet. It. is
staled that there are at least 250,000
tons of ore in sight above the 100 foot
level of the Sunset, and that ore has
la-en cut at both the 300 and 400 foot
levels. Last year 800 Inns of ore were
shipped to the smelters, chiefly for test
purposes. The equipment at the Sun
set includes fcivrt 80 horse power hori-
zontal return tubular boilers, half of a
20 drill duplex air compressor, ten 34,
machine drills, a 100 horse power
double cylinder double drum link mo
lion Jenckes hoisting engine, Laurie
feed water heater, safety platform
cage, electric light plant, well found
tool and repair shop, assay plant, etc.
Recently commodious hunk and board
ing houses were erected, ore bios wiih
a holding capacity of about. 2,000 tons,
and an elevated tramway from shall
to ore bins built, and other improve
infills made. A railway spur was illsn
put in to fai iiit ate shipment of ore to
the smelter. Latterly there have la*eii
between 50 and 00 men on the mini
payroll. Captain Harry Johns is in
chinge and Mr. H. Galhrailh, a McGill
graduate, is assayer al tbe mine.
Flour Mill for Peice Kiver Country.
An era in the progiess of the development of tlm Peace River valley is to
lie marked by the erection at an early
date of a lumber mid flour lllill theiv
by the Hudson's Bay company, says
the Edmonton Bulletin, Tiie mill will
l» located at the company- post, at
Vermilion, about 210 miles down the
Peace from the Lauding. Tne H. B.
company have long had an important
post established heie, doinga large fur
and trading business Uf late years.
however, the enterprise of Ihe pioneer
has sought even in this remote valley
pasture for cattle, and fertile land for
cropping. 1'. is iu part tn meet th
changing conditions created by lhe
presence of the farmer and the ranchei
and in part to enable the company to
supply their norlhern posts with flour
and other necessaries without thecosi
and inconvenience of Importation thai
the coinpau- have decided to erect the
mill mentioned, It i probable too
that the movement indicate-the inten
tion of the company to be i arly on the
ground and in preparation for the advent of Ihe development whicli is now
commonly anticipated al no distant
date for the Peace Itiver country. The
lumber mill will include a shingle mill
and planing mill, thus making a coin
plele establishment for the uiaiiufac
lure of all ordinary building materials,
The country is well timbered in parts
and possesses the same facilities for
handling as is found along the Sas
katchewan. The flour mill will include
all the necessary apparatus for the
manufacture of first class flour by tlie
roller process. Tie- feasibility of raising wheat in the count iy is sufficient I v
proven hy I he fact that Lawrence Bros,
have been operating a grist mid in
connection wilh their saw mill at Vermilion since 1885. In connection with
lhe mill an electric light plant will tie
supplied by a ID horse power Corliss
engine. The bulk of the machinery
has already gone forward and the engine and holler will be taken out within the next few days. The erection of
the mill and the placing ofthemachin
cry will be under the direction of Mr.
J. G, Oliver, an experienced machinist,
Mr. Oliver will leave next Week;to begin operations and will have the assistance of a gang of men large enough to
push the work rapidly to a finish.
Emigration to Canada.
The Canadian governnient has lieen
well advised in sending a deputation to
London with a view to stimulate Bti
lish emigration to Ilie Dominion, A
propitious time bus beeu chosen for
Mr. Smart's mis-don. The interest in
Greater Britain which has been called
forth at home by the Royal lour and
by the splendid display of loyalty
which the colonists have made in connection with the war ensures Sir Wilfrid Laurier's envoy a, sympathetic
hearing. It might seem that, other
things lieing equal, Englishmen who
leave their native land to Improve
their position would prefer to settle iu
a country which is governed by iheir
own Sovereign, anil whicli js, iu the
truest sense, a transatlantic England,
to becoming citizens of what Is, after
all, a foreign republic, Itis lbe fact,
however, that while some 70,000 British subjects last year expatriated
themselves to the United Slates, not
more lhan III000 sought a new home
in Canada, Ignorance of the Dominion's capabilities and resource- gn far
to explain what Mr. Smart, calls an
almost insoluble conundrum. Intending emigrants do not know the magnificent country whose only want is an
adequate population to develop its
resources, It wil1 be tbe business of
Mr. Smarl and his coadjutor, Mr. W.
J. White, to spread information during their stay in England and to induce
intending emigrants to take advantage
of the openings which are offered
to lliim. People who imagine that
the Canadian climate is prohibitory
will pel haps be surprised to learn that
in the vast territory of British Columbia, now known as Western Canada,
Nature is prodigal of her gifts, and
that absolutely boundless opportunities are within the reach of British
agrii ulttirisls who are ready to embrace them, It is not a little significant thai Americans themselves have
begun to recognize these advantages.
As many as £0,000 have crossed the
frontier within Ihe last Ihree or four
years lo become British subjects.—
Loudon Globe,
Canadian   Cattle   in  Aberdeenshire.
The removal of the British embargo
on Canadian cattle is evidently still a
live question in Scotland, as shown by
the following item from a recent issue
of the North Bri'isb Agriculturist, a
paper which has strongly opposed the
free admission of Canadian "Stores."
"A rather curious debate fora literary society, "Should the restrictions
nn Canadian cattle lie removed ?" was
held in the Public. Hall, New Deer,
under the auspices of lhe local literary
society. The local papeis stale that
there was a large attendance, and considerable interest was taken iu the
debate. Mi. Millie, coachhuildcr, supported the negative,and Mr, Godsman,
of .Mains of Fedderate, the affirmative.
Mr. Milne made an able speech iu favor
ot his side, pointing out the injury
that would la* done to small funnels
and crofters who depended mainly on
their stock for a living, were Canadians admitted ; but Mr. Godsman,
who argued mainly on Free Trade
theories, wns one too many for him
and in the end carried the affirmative
by a considerable majority. Thegi-.it
majority of those present were not
farmers at all, but the vote showj how
opinion may go even in this large cattle breeding country."
Unless all signs fail, the second annual Ontario Auction Sales, tn be held
ill Ottawa on February 12th, aud in
Guelph February 28; h, will prove a
pronounced success, The inspectors
appointed to visit the farms of all
breeders who have entered stock, have
now completed their work, Only animals of |,o.id qualify, and ill good
thrifty condition, lhat are likely lo
prove prolit able to pun but. ers, hive
been accepted. Among the latest entries are two line young Guernsey hulls
from the herd of Hon.'Sydney Fisher,
of Knowlton, Quebec, wliieh is without
doubt the largest and liest herd of
Guernseys in Canada at present, Both
cotitribulors to the sales and prospective buyers will feel confident of the
Ultimate success of this plan, when
they know that the innovation is supported by such men as Hon. S. Fisher,
Hon, John Dryden, A. Johnston, ke.,
ke. Catalogues of the sales are uow
ready for distribution, aud may be
had on application to tlie secretary,
Mr. A. P, Westervelt, Parliament
Buildings, Toronto,
Information received here is that ore
lias been struck in the upper tunnel of
the Ruby mineral claim near Boundary
Falls, The Ruby group is under bond
by F. W. Hayes, president of the First
National Bank of Detroit, Michigan,
and associates. Two tunuelsare being
driven lor the purpose of reaching in
the upper rut at depth, the chute of
high grade copper gold ore opened
near the surface. This object appears
lo have been achieved in Ihe other
tunnel which is being driven at a verticil I depth of 150 feet helow tlie upper
one. The recent slrike has much improved tne' prospects of the Ruby
group, which is believed to be lhe only
mining properly in the district In
which Michigan men are interested.
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MIDWAY, :=: B.C.
Beautifully situated at the confluence of Bpundary Creek and Kettle River.
ILL BE The most important railway town "in the Kettle River Mining Division.
The Wholesale Supply and Manufacturing centre of the Kettle River and Boundary
Creek Districts.   »
The distributing  point for   Upper Kettle River, VVest   Fork  and Camp McKinney
mining camps.
The.nearest Railway town to Republic,  Meyers  Creek, Palmer ■Mountain and   other
.     Northern  Washington mining camps.
,. The  leading residence town   in   the country, with an excellent? climate, pure water
supply and favorable sanitary conditions.
Business, residence and garden lots at low prices and on ffsyjenns.
. 30 St John Street,
Montreal, P, Q.
Send for Maps, Prices, and full particulars to
0. M. OBOTOjJ,
Agent for British Columbia,
Midway, H. C,
Oi A xl,i-j. S |
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Pure Bred Stock for the Territories.
(Continued from page 3.)
Caltle.Brceders' Association. Through
the efforts of Ibis Association, in the
direction of bringitiK purebred stock,
raised locally, to the front. Western
ruiicbers .ire, even now, beginning lo
express a decided preference for home
bred and acclimated hulls.
In brjlcr to assist, in jthis work, an
Annual' Spring Show and Auction
Sale was,last year inaugurated at Calgary. '..The object of these innovations
is twofold. (1) To develop home
breeding of purebred cattle, and to afford a remunerative ciijsh nijnkct'fnr
such stock. (2) To facilitate the exchange, of purebred sires, lt is found
that farmers nnd ranchers on a small
scale often experience difficulty in disposing of a bull which has been in uso
in a neighborhood for some years.
The s.ile furnishes a convenient medium for selling discarded sires and
buying oilier*.
It. iiiny be taken for granted that lhe
annual sale system has "come to stay"
in Western Canada. Lost year's srtle
proved beyond a doubt that this is the
most profitable, convenient and satisfactory method of buying, selling and
exchanging purebrbd stock.'' ' Every
tin's-of the breeders who entered stock
for sale in 1001 is enthusiastically in
favpr of these'sales as a permanent
institution, and there has uot been a
singjle objection or complaint, recorded
by any of the purchasers. Last, year's
sale, was an untried and entirely new
venture, and was organised in'a very
hurried manner, and consequently was
insitfllciently ndvertised. It is expect
ed that the forthcoming auction sale
nd cuttle show to be held at Calgary
.the 14lh and 15tliuf May will bea
'sl improvement nn  the , last,'- and
lap. each succeeding year's sale and
show will witness a marked advance
iu iKipularity.aud efficiency nf manage*
ment over the previous one.
'i'he names of the following gentle-
meil are n giijirantee^s to the succe.89
of the vein urn :
.Sale Kupi'iintcndent—I'eter Talbot,
l.jienmhi'. Alia,
l>!reclnr.--l). II, Andrews. Crane
Lake Assa.
Secretary Timi-iimp and Managing
l)ireclor-fc. ;.W, Peterson, Deputy
Commissioner of Agriculture, Itcgina,
N. W. T.
II is evident lhat the Western horse
breeders are no whit behind tlie cnUli
Hied in energy and business ability.
In 8-jtleuiher, 11)00, A uuiuliei of rep
ivsi'iiiniive breeders of horses formed
the Territorial Horse jBreeders' Abso-
-John A. Turner, Calgary,,
ciation. The most important objects
of the Association are lo f.irt her 'the
iiiteiesls of the breeders in every honorable and legitimate way, to develop
the horse raising indu.-try, find new
and profitable markeis, ami toiinpriffe
the vaiious breeds of horses raised in
the Territories. !        '
The Association has already interested itself considerably in finding new
inaikets for its members, notably iu
connection with the South African demand for military remounts, and now
desires to move vigorously in the direction of improvement of the various
breeds of horses represented in tbe
West. As a Hrst step it has heen- decided to hold an Annual Spring Stallion'Show, open lo the Territories. As
the Association is particularly anxious
to be thoroughly "Iferritorial" in its
character and scope, an attempt is to
lie made to place all stallion owners iii
the Ten itoties on an equal footing by
offering free transportation tn and
from Calgary for all stallions entered,
providing arrangements can be made
to, galher carloads, or even half carloads, along the line of railway en
route to Calgary. Air important lea*
tuteof the show will be the facilities
offered for the iiurchase, sale and exchange of stallions. Parties owning'
stud horses that have stood for service
in any particular dislrict of thc Terri-.
lories fora ndinbir of years, will thus
be able to affect exchanges in aeon
ve.iient, salisfjiclory and inexpensive
Inanner, Any transportation arrangements made will admit of such being
done, if possible, with the payment of
no extra charges for the return trip.
At a meeting of tlte executive coin
4iilltee of the Territorial Horse Breed
ers' Association, held at Calgary on
November 18th, 1001, the following resolution was carried :
"That, this Association, having for
ils principal object lhe improvement,
of hoises in the Territories, feels deeply
Indebted to the Hon. the Minister of
Agriculture, and lhe Dominion Oov
eminent forgeuerous financial assist
ance accorded the Territorial..,Live I
Stock Associations, ipid particularly |
desires to express its obligation to Mr.
V. VV. Hudson, Dominion Live Stock
Commissioner, lot his valuable services
and untiring efforts in the efforts in'
the interests of TerritoriaHire-tiers',"
C. VV. PktkbbOn, Secretary,
. Thc .Calgary City- Council of last
year agreed to grant the fret use of
Victoria Park and the huildings therein for the appioacliiug show and sales,
nnd also decided to recommend lhat,
in view of lbe importance of said show
and sales lo Calgary, as well as to (he
Teriiiories 111, large, it would be wise
for this year's council to assist Ihem
with a reasonable grant,
-Pi±tl_u   Street,   Mid.
Handles the best Imported .and  Domestic
.Cigars, Cigarettes and Tobaccos of all kinds
that can be procured.
All Papers and ' Periodicals of the -day at
publishers' prices.
fc H. PMIN80N,
Provincial Land Surveyor.
suit  Architect and
_____  Civil Engineer...
I^eal Estate,
Insurance and
Mining Agent
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Riverside  Add it ionJ
Just a Word!
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To those contemplating an investment in Midway real estate, the information is
offered that on the Riverside Addition may be
found 300 very choice residence sites.
For terms and all other information apply tp
W. Hi NORRIS,        or        A. MEGRAW,
Midway, B.C. Camp McKinney, B. C.
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