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Anaconda News 1903-12-09

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 VOL. 3.  %������������������������  22 P������GE������.  DECEMBER B, 1903. TEF ANACONDA NEWS.  ADVKRTiSMENTS  Pages 1-6  FIRST ANNUAL  7  FIE ST COPY  8  ANACONDA SMEL TER  9  BUILDING IN ANACONDA  10  ABOUT TOWN  11  CULTUS HEHE  11  CURLING CLUB  12  MINING NOTES  13  AT THE HELEN  13  FIRST ANNUAL Continued.  14  ADVERTISING  15-23  FOR SALE.  Two five room cottages (nearly new)  in Anacdrada. Bathroom and pastry.  Good outbuildings and lots fenced.  Gcod spring water at door. To be sold  ; t a bargain on easy payments. Apply  10 JOHN LOWRY, ABac^nca, B. C. THE ANACONDA NEWS.  KK1-  -������������������ .-V.-2  /<//  \  'a  Can sell yon a lot.  Can rent yon ������ house,  uan insure your property. TI-IE ANACONDA NEWS.  A. King maintains  the lead in first class  goods-in both tobacco  & other lines.  Our stock attracts u-  niversal attention and  Don't fail <tq buy  your season's presents  from- us,- & get good intrinsic values.  B /  THE ANACONDA NEWS.  tm  ���������aTVPJ  I  sa  il  t������V  ������  FINE VEIW OF 6REENW0OD,  TWO PICTURES FOR 2S C.  in  I ���������i HE ANACONDA NEWS.  .>  Town .Lot������  Iiouse^and  Selling (;fc������ftp.  ins to Rent.  D  & CO.  GOODBIE GDBNS  Vever see you any more. Gone forever. Tough toes once more. Step on  h������m, stand on them or kick them  without squirming. .That's the story  that our Lillies Corn Cure has to tell.  Only 25 cents.  J.L.WHITE.        Dispensing Chemist.  ii 10 _  tv  A FULL LINE OP RUBBERS AT-  Smith km McEwen.  GET A NEWS AD THE ANACONDA NEWS.  .���������">  THE BANK   OF   BRITISH  AMERICA.  Greenwood, B. C.  V  NORTH  6NES, REAL ESTATE, FIRE,  LIFE &    ACCIDENT    INSURANCE.  MONEY TO LOAN.  Greenwood, B. C.  Dr* B. liathison  Dentist  Greenwood.  Webb & Maynard.  PAINTING AND SIGN WORK.  BICYCLE &   MACHINE   REPAIRS.  Copper St.  THE CANADIAN BANK OF  60MMERCB.  Grkknwood B.C.  H.A KING & CO.  Dealers in.  CIGARS, STATIONERY,  CONFEC  TIONERY.  All the-latest pericdicalr.  / (>  ' E F. / NAC CNT A. NLWS.  m  IX lie:cut���������Pure���������Wholeso'nu ���������Satisfy  ing- -Non-Alchclic.  TL"E E3E.U AMERICAN TONIC.  ���������  For sale at the-  Lien Bottling Works.  Greenwood, B. C.  FRESH. FRUIT at the  South End Grocery.  !E1  ���������A  O  O  ALT MACKERAL & HEBRIKO.  IN HALF   BARRELLS,   PAILS     OR  SMALLER QUANTITIES AT   P. BURNS & C������  Greer wood B.C  'Phone No. 2.  Subscription to   "Anaconda   News"  .������0 a year, or .05 per ticket, goed for 5  veeks.    By mail $1,00  per year.  ������ET A NEWS A /tyf?  THE ANACONDA.NEWS.  ���������a  The Anaconda News began its work  with a few-pounds of type given to the  editor; by a friend in the East.  ;The press, in early days, was  thumb  power. ���������"'"������������������'���������-   -'  The,office ..was:  so.o������n  enlarged   by  . Home-made cardboUrd cases.  ,   The- arrival'of tife ^pre^s1,   and  later,  the* ��������� building of ?the o^ce were the next  steps of importance^ t-iii. <w ,  For three months, the   paper was   a  single column., .. .^Ji^eyr\\ciil  -outfit; was::pext purchased and thepa-  1902  : DurihgWe firsFfralf' of   1902,     the  N^W#'-Walh>ft'^'^ptf^','^p>f. But times  Continued on pige 14  ii A  i i  1  I )  O  THE, ANACONJDA NEWS.  &  IT  -r-s*  Below is an exact reproduction of  the first copy of the Anaconda News.  A glance at it shows the hardships of  the early News office.  To day the News celebrates its third  birthday.  ���������  *>  The Anaconda News.  ty Monday,   Dec.  loth.  I  || Editor, I am going to-sf _rt up a  ^ free paper, called the Anaconda  ty Isiewe. Robert Keffier.������������������-���������r-  ty -     ��������� ..���������"'     "  J a New house, it iia very fi,imsY  ^ thing. A log house, it is qui"  .ty nasty but strpng.froin.notes  **  ty  ty  J The editors printinjg office i������but  ty small, so the paper ia the same.  t. "  \ - .���������    ���������-.-,���������:������,'��������� ..," r-i, ';  ^ The old fLeet of ships is fine.]  a They have been taken but of the  ���������water. Robert Keffier!  Mr, W. H. No.ris, of Midway,brpught  in a car of the best Vernon .apples:    a  tliort lime agu>.: s ..'. ."7"-"''n,.r."'7*J''n"": /  *rr.  rr-lE ANACONDA NEWS.  ������** H  At the B. C. Copper Co.  * emelter.  Construction work is being     pushed  at the An aeon ra smelter.  The track around the loop on the s'fig  railway has been pushed out nearly  twenty feet. The grade along the side  of Copper C reek gulch i������ finished and  the track laid. The first pot of slag  was dumped from this t ack Sunday  evenirg. This track is connected with  the main track in   two   places. This  cRUs������s the locomotive to   always   face  the slag pot.  Work on the foundations for the new  machinery is progressing rapidly. Ex  cavatious are being made for the electric power plant. These are directly  below the old steam power house.  Several stone piers are beiug* put in  for the converter foundations. A sloping brick floor has been built in the  converter dust flue so as to enable  the  Continued on p*ge 10. iO  F. ANACONDA'NEWS.  CONSTRUCTION.  From'page 9.  .." *-'���������:  men to lak'e cut the dust with ease.  Work is being pushed on the. railway  spur/tothe-c^nverteri^  B  For Anaconda-Houses  filled.  The past three months have seen fine  times for the Boundary towns.  Not an empty house.remains in Anaconda, and few in Greenwood.    Bound  ary Falls has also.had a lot of building  operations lately.  In Anaconda more houses have been  rented or sold ,during the past three  months than in any like time excepting  the early bpo.m. .������....-.-... ��������� ?- ������������������  Atcontact has been let for a new^ wagon bridge across. Boundary Creek.  During last wee.k,., two. houses   were  rented,.both to Boundary Falls people.  It is likely, that active .building:^operations will commence in the spring. ������ T-fc  THE ANACONDA NEWS.  Mrs. McKee arrived in town on Monday.   -;  '������������������ :���������,   ���������    : '���������  '  If the present weather" keeps up the  curling will start before the end ^f this  week.   "  The skating rink was open to the  public for the first time on Monday  night.  a ne of McGuire's houses  has     been  rented to a man engaged at the Sunset  smelter.  Mr. Rourke, an emplyee of the  Boundary Falls smelter, has rented one  of Mr. C. Holman's cottages on Everett  Ave.   ������������������������������������'������������������������������������  CULTUS  HEHE  CHANGED THEIR NATIONALITY.  I took her for a ride in an antomobile.  We had gone three blocks when we run  intp.a^ telegraph pole. We went up into  the air about fifty feet. We come down  soiast that we both changed our nationality. I come down a Russian.  She fell across a telegraph wire and  amedown a pole. 12  T HE ANACONDA NEWS.  Holds first   meeting���������  Few officials.  The most enthusiastic meetings ever  held in Greenwood was held at the  Board of Trade rooms on Monday night  by the Curling Club.  The new president is BT. C. Shaw.  Vice pre ident J. S. Birnie; secretary  and treasurer J. M. Humphrey. The s-  bove with J. A. Russle, W. L. C. Gordon, H. L. Johnson, and L. B. DeVeb-  er make up the board of management.  Twenty-three new members were e-  lecte:, making a total of about 60 mesa-  bers.  Mr. Duncan Ross, who attended the  annual general meeting' of the Koote-  nay Curling Association on the fourth  at Rossland, reported that the meeting  decided to hold the Annual bonaoiel at  Revelstoke about the first of Janary.  It was al������o decided to hold a special  meeting in the club room at the rink on  Monday the 21st for the purpose of e-  Iret ing club'skips. (<&  THE ANACONDA NEWS.  IMG NOTES  Mayor Rumberger, of Phoenix, is developing a promising claim in Weiliug-  ton camp.  The Bank of England,   which     was  bonded some time ago.   is     likely     to  make a good mine.  Mr. Shallenberger is developiug a  claim next to the Crescent, and is getting rich ore.  Mark Kay is developing the Toronto,  ,*   ';. ��������� * ���������       V*~l"   *  iii Skylark Gamp^ which is   a    pre noising claim.  x. -. '   -"    -:    ���������������������������������������������������������������  :������������������ ;: \ ���������  ; .: - Keep your.eye en; Skylark Camp. It  : :is going to come totbevfront within a  -, jyearandwill be a big:;help in building  ,   cup Greenwood and Anaconda.  TI  Af the Helen, above Anaconda, work  is being pushed. They are drifting on  the ledge on the: 50 foot level. A ship-  ment of good;:oi*e"was aenf to the Anaconda smeltsr'iast: week. It went a-  b������uit.$40.,C0 i^ih& ton. -��������� <������������������ - 14  THE ANACONDA NEWS.  ���������uiwt^w. mm- TWUwiwm  rECCITD; ArT.UAL'.:   . :. Front- page 7.  got better, and, on the first of  October, a third ..was .added. In  De:ember the third p������ge was enlarged to double col j:;m_.        ���������":.���������.'���������'���������'  . 1903  The first folded copy was printed on  January first, 1SC3. In a few weeks  the fourth page was added. The paper continued thus until April, when  the Fernie Extra, consisting on eight  pagis, was printed. Later in the year  a fifth page was added,, and, in October, ���������?. sixth page  During this time.,,ne\r type and material was being purchased regularly.  The past year, has been onefof uninter-  uptcd ^.rospeifitv and progress, and  shows a growth of from three pages to  six.  The News thank$ its i_any; \ friends  for their kindly tnfereVu  THE E ANK . QF : BRITISII    NORTH  '_ AMERICA, _  Green wood, B. C.  } \ v > l"rJcb.Printing;    Cheap Rates Tlii-VANACONDA NEWS.  (V  .tr*.  v>  *.'  ������  W"   ^'^  ^  HA,  -&&' M  'WT' &k if"*  **  r~.M  ;>��������� W*%>. * '^S    A<$gy  ^^   -^  A.'    V'  ^-fl  r>\  I - feil  ><r*i  ft ^-' t   ;c.- $v   '(    ������.<  it   .J;    ;t      ;tv.    IPs,      ������������   ������������������'   vv   ft������\  f..;  t i 'i   u   v     I.  c. .t;'.   fe  ���������������    -���������  l - ������   .   .    .    Iw.^  (* i*jiL  1*. .  MANAGING  OIRF-'iVOn  i   HA M" I LfO  [>e:r Co.  Ui*  0  CNT'RFAL.  ^High Explosives,  ������p  O  ty  o  <>  <���������  *> Blasting & Stumping PowcVr.^  ty   Fuse, Caps & Blasting Apparatus.o  ty <>  i FACTORY NANAIMO B. C. T>   - ~ ~- ��������� ' "= \>  o  o  c  t  ty  13.. .W. Monk,  District Manager.  NELSON.  tyty$>*+ty&^$ +. -*e ������������������*��������� ~ -**��������� ^  0������- :.G  ', ������IK / NACOKDA NLWS.  *������  _   _"~"^ B  Q  Tinning and plumbing.   GOPPEHST. ^^  Hotel Ladysmith.  The only Workingman's Hotel in town  Everything First Class.  OJaLofstad.  PROPRIETOR.  THE GIANT  POWDER C.o.,CON.  High & Low Explosives  Gutta Percha Fuse &  Gaps  Electric Blasting   apparatus.  FACTORIES AT   GIANT     &.  uLirfEH GAk, CAL., A    VIC"  A    _L    Co  H. P. Dickinson, Agent,  COPPER STREET.  t i,  .   I o.  G-reenws-cd BX. THE ANACONDA NEWS.  JL /  1/ gr| | @������^|  f-  B  IN  ; WHICH ME DESIGNED FOR  rifXNCYWORK  BASKETS  WHEN EMPTY.  50 C.    TO    $5.00  IB  GREENWOOD,  t   ���������������?  ���������BHBBBI 13  THE ANACONDA NEWS.  ^v-h^crlp*-cti to   "Anaconda   News'*  .K- a'ycvr. or .05 per ticket, g-eed fey 5  weeks.    By mail $1,0������   per year.  w*EUR* SOLE AGENTS FOR   ^"Bannett-3 Gutta Feireka, fuse  th������ feevt Tuz������ in the world-* *���������*  CARRY I$r STOCK A  FULL   LESS  OF MINERS' SUPPLIES, GOODWOI  CANDLES. Ac. &������.  THE RtJSSKLL LAW CAULFIELB  CO. LTO.  Greenwood T*. C.  ^J  THEO.I.C,  NEW & SECOND HAND STORE.  ccpr  T    Or  Greenwood, B. C. THE ANACONDA NEWS.  *!0  H. B. MONROE  ANDY, FRUIT, CIGARS.  ������������������  COPPER ST.  Greenwood, B. C.        ��������� -  ���������   "^.p  TENDER MEATS.  F RESH������lSHr?7TYSTE R S.  POULTRY^T G A ME.  AT THE NEW MARXET.  BESTTABL������ IN B. C.  FINEST IMPORTED DRINKS,  AT  ANACONDA.  J, H. McManntis,  Proprietor.  Smith & McRae.  Books. Stationery  Wallpaper, Etc.  New?  Fcr Jcb Priming.    Che;ip  *r*������..  ������������������'^.'   ������*. ��������� ?o THE ANACONDA NEWS.  ..   .     - ,J*V  O YOU  WANT A  BOX OF VERY  NICE APPLES?  If so, send your order  to���������  '5  MIDWAY,  B. C.  Or to���������  P.   Oa   BOX   3j  GREENWOOD,  %9c v> TEEANACONPA NEWS.  Smith  &  McEwen   of  the   Anaconda    store  recieving  a  stock of  Y  mce  t_e     Cfcristxcas  trade.  Try our new  UTS,   CANDIES,  PEELS, ETC.  / B  n  !>>  HEADQUARTERS' FCK--  high cuss xmas goods  ������ Toys of   all descriptions    for  ^ the children.  ^ Sleds and games.  ^ Books and  stationery.        All  ^ the latest magazines.  ^       Am Inspection is solicited.


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