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 SATURDAY,   APRIL   24,   1897  r ���' i' v"n,,sjr^rvlir,-!*m*f���mifmiw*'m-mma*mm^  / o  7  Qt (Wlming jjoutnaf  BUSHED AT GREEN'  ?  �� V ��  T^^JfflMWWIl IH-HJil  'M.'���m If���*BWBj|llMli_.PJJI TirlrTfOTr^^  1 IM Jb 5  ���anrs.-*''" ytf^ffra'aj** ^L?jHim.  W "W>tmn ������ ��� i ��� jui _t ^a. 7g' m_ n mjm p   ^__^��ii  n*pi.w _��wanwM���wni"rjLi ^���>w������  ���{������ yMiMgipjhjii  !LVJJ."JLa!gU"JJ!J,*eiiJ   iMUJJ ���_���-  Government  Street,  Greenwood  f  Will in a few  weeks   open  their  new   Store*   now  in  course  of  construction,   and  offer  for  sale   a  complete  line   of  Prospectors\ Outfits*   Sash   and Doors*   etc,*   etc,  7*8 .��xv\ sa\v\ ii\\\ ��\v\ ?& /yJgg "S3 ^53 "ixl ?��*  Goods are now on the  road   and will be sold at the  lowest  market  prices,  JV���������**? f sy**Tl!flJP**.murm?*}-'>'�����jL-ltflj_ *'��� *'*?1 if' *"*1*it*"'����**Mr^-a*^*-***-?  g ��g yjiwr^y -y i -jui^i  M:a'i**��:^:***'al^JSIrg*y^)**^^ -,ftL5*Jrga*,^*-'*>*��5?-|'  Established 1862.  WEILER  --||-��*-i^\\\\w�������  Manufacturers of Furnv  ture, Upholstery, etc, X  Importers of Crockery, Glassware, Carpets,  Wall Paper, L in oleums, etc. Residences and  Hotels furnished throughout. All orders, no  matter how larg-e, promptly filled, as we have  the-  LARGEST STOCK 111 PROVINCE.  *'&     *\fe     ��%  '/if     '/if     '/if  Write us for Catalogue and Price List.  &V4 Mi.        iV*  '/If       If?      '/I?  VICTORIA,   B.C:  Share Certificates and Mining  Forms, Printing of any kind,  Encourage British Columbia industries  and get your. work, well'done by  placing your orders with. . -  The Province Publishing Co,,  Vancouver,  Manufacturers   of  ROLLED  OATS  OAT/HEAL  SPLIT  PEAS . .  Also Dealers in Grain of all  kinds,    Oats a specialty.  CORRESPONDENCE  SOLICITED.  aV*    *V4    &v&  **>*."���     ""ft*"     "5f."*  Tlie Brackman & Iter Milling Co., Ltd.,  Victoria. '    Vancouver.  New Westm nster. Edmonton.  W.J. Snodgrass & Sons, Prop's.  Leaves Penticton at 7 a.m. on Tuesdays, Thurs-  ^ days,   and  Saturdays for Camp McKiniie\-,  Rock Creek, Midway, Anaconda, Greenwood,  Carson and Grand For.cs.  ���Returning'  leaves   Grand   Forks   at  6  a.m.   on  Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday.  Carries the Mails, Passengers and Express.  iter" Will sell   through Tickets   to  Vancouver,  Victoria, Seattle or Portland.  A.   D^ORGAH  ..".. (p^ofogrd^er, -  GREENWOOD   CITY.  Views of Greenwood and the Mines for Sale.  Robert Buckley*  9  e  Harness, Saddles,  Boots  and  Shoes  Repaired  with neatness and dispatch.  GREENWOOD   CITY,   B.C.  ,i  Uil  ~~rf5��  ~^M&  Iwmllllllllilllium  Boundary Falls H  J. J. White, Proprietor.  $<���    i?li.    aV*  ���SJb**        ���sjv*       ->lf  Centrallv* Located.  Stopping place  for Stage Lines.     No trouble or ex- :;.  pense spared  to  make Guests  comfortable.      Strictly  First-class   and ?'!  Charges Moderate.  0St  '/If ���>!<���  Best Brands of Liquors and Cigars.  GOOD  STABLING.  W.  D. PALMER,  fite*"---*  Greenwood City, B.C.  Office and Store Fixtures  a  specialty.  Plans and Specifications furnished. ^ss^^s^issiwa^^jsams^  ^S^^^S^  saEsssassacfi  '���.fflVW'.^Tiiri���. ������������,,,,.,; 1n)  0  A Weekly Paper published in the interests ot the Boundary Creek Mining District.  Vol. II,  GREENWOOD CITY, B,C��� SATURDAY, APRIL 24, 1897.  33  TOPICS   TOR   THE   WEEK.  No, 7,  ^fTjOHF question of  the incorporation of  Greenwood as a  JL      city is being* much discussed, and  on   general  principles the majority of the  property owners  are, we  think, favorable to the proposal.    Those, however, who are  dubious   reg*arding*  the  advisability  of  immediate  action  being taken that would irrevocably commit  the  town to a  system of local government, arg*ue that in view of the comparatively small population now resident in Greenwood, the  burden of taxation must, if the necessary reforms and contemplated improvements are carried  into  effect,   fall very  heavily on their shoulders.    This. arg*ument is not unwisely  advanced, althoug-h in many cases  where  it  has  been put  forward the conclusion hardly followed from the  premises.  The only sensible way to arrive at a  conclusion worth considering is to calculate the probable sources of revenue and  expenditure in the event of .incorporation.    As  append the following rough estimate,:  It is to be hoped that provision will be made in the supplementary estimates for the continuation of the salary  paid for the last two years to Dr. Jakes, as resident physician of the Kettle River district. The grants made last  year, to resident physicians in several sections of the province were not included in this year's estimates ; but the  attention of the government has been drawn to the fact  that, circumstances   *-��� *-*"*-   -"-1-   -L1- -���  allowance in the case  of Dr.  a  g-uide we  EXPENDITURE.  Expense connected with incorporation    $ 500 00  Rent of municipal offices, one year at $15 per mo...    180 00  City Clerk's salary, at $60 per mo    720 00  Assessor and Collector '.     150 00  Interest and sinking- fund on $20,000 loan, at 5 per c. 1000 00  Street improvements .-_���     500 00  Advertising*    200 00  Office furniture     100 00  Miscellaneous    100 00  Constable and Health Inspector    720 00  year's  ias  been  ;s  are  such   that  the  withdrawal  of  the  jase  of Dr.   Jakes would  at  the  present  time be a matter of gross injustice.    It is safe to say that few  . medical men in the country have earned so, thoroughly the  by no means liberal sum granted by the g-overnment as has,  Dr. Jakes.    Further, he has recently  been  appointed  local  medical health officer, without salary.     As the government  . has never been asked to contribute towards the  building* of  the well-equipped   hospital   in  Greenwood���an  institution  that compares favorably with any of  the  private  nursing  establishments in the Coast cities���there is no  excuse why  the small assistance required to retain the services of a competent physician in the district should not be given.  jSJe.  -***���  ails.  THE   RAILWAY   BILL.  REVENUE..  Assessed tax on lots at 2 per cent   Ditto. ���     on improvements, at 1-percent....  Ditto     .  on Dillier addition to townsite ...  Ditto         on Dundee       do.          do  Trade licenses,���General businesses at $10    Ditto Hotels, at S50   Ditto .   Other businesses    Dog- Tax   Peddlers' licenses   -S4,000 00  - 1,500 00  400 00  800 00  200 00  150 00  50 00  100 00  100 00  It will thus be seen that by the exe  rid economy a new council will hav<  with to meet necessary expenditures.  for immediate con-   ^ ^v-v.tion of railroad as a  g-overnment undertaking*  and  for government .ownership,  and objected to the subsidising of the proposed  British: Pacific line entirely."    The Opposition will move  in  committee " That a bonus and land grant  cannot   be  held by the  same party ; a company holding* a land grant  can  only ,be  entitled to a.cash bonus by surrendering* land grant.''    Mr.  Graham has g-iven notice of an amendment to the Railway  Ivoan Bill as submitted, "That  construction   in 'East Yale  niust.be commenced at Penticton within  six  months  from  the passage of the Bill, and must be carried on continuously  until completed."    In  Committee  an   amendment will   be  "introduced to section 8, sub-section (c) of the Bill as  origin  ally drafted, providing for the construction of  English Bluff, via Chilliwhack, to Penticton.  a road  from  *ise of ordinary care  ample funds where-  A grant to the town  year, in fact it has already been^romrs��ed?  ���*$  ���w  ���aft*  from the government may also be reasonably expected this  WEDNESDAY'S  '/iF  '/If  It has been well suggested that  the  people  of Boundary  Creek should do something,   in  company  with  British subjects of  the   Queen  throug-hout  the  commemorate Her Majesty's diamond jubilee in June,  most fitting way of following out  this  suggestion  ha  other loyal  empire, to  The  ��� . _ - ���0 ��j v-vj ti^ii ii��j.s not  yet been decided, but several plans mig*ht advantag-eously  be discussed. A simple yet appropriate means of commemorating the felicitous event would be to build a monument  of Boundary Creek ores and having perhaps a slab of white  quartz which, polished and engraved, would signify the  occasion of the erection of the monument. A public meeting should be called,to consider the matter.  CONCERT.  On Wednesday night the schoolroom was crowded by a  thoroughly appreciative audience on the occasion of the  concert given by the ladies of Greenwood. Most of the  numbers on the programme, which was as follows, were  encored :  Quartette���" The Old Oaken Bucket"     Mrs. McArthur, Mrs. Sharpueck, Messrs. Sansom and Kelly  Soug-���" The Midshipmite "....! Mr. H. M. Lamb  Charade    - 3   Miss-M. Bntw  ^��  ~ ���      -      ~  Song-   ivir. id  j   Miss M. Butler, Miss M. Stooke, Miss  **��� /   .. .Mr. Irwin, Mr. C. Gallowaj-, Mr. E.  eUtlinn  Tart"    w-':w   "  s J. Bartlett  ,    ...j-^i. JLJ.VHH, iur. u. liallowaj-, Mr. E. McArthur  Up with the Union Jack "..Mr. F. McMann, Mr. G. T. Hodg-son  Recitation���" Too late for the train " Mrs. Flood  Song-���-'I g-uess you've all been there" Mr. Furness  REFRESHMENTS.  Song- and Chorus���  The  *if  '4F  ie Rathmullen Consolidated Mining & Development Go.  with head office in Rossland and owning a number of undeveloped prospects in Boundary, and which is capitalized for  between two and'three.'million'dollars, are, we understand,  offering shares in the English market at one-half the price  quoted in B.C.    The British investor is already  sufficiently  chary of British Columbia idvestments, and if  this sort of  thing goes on it is not to be wondered at.    A correspondent  here writes to (say) a firm of brokers in   Iyondon  offering a  block of stock at the local market  price, which is 10c.    The  brokers write back saying* that so-and-so boug*ht  from the  promoters of the company a large block of this stock at 5c.,  and that therefore   fVi^iV  ^i^-+-   Song-                   _                           .:.-. ...:.Mr. Kelly-  Recitation���"Papa's I/etter "...  .:���........' Mrs. Phelan  Song-���".Annie Laurie "....._..........:.. .........,.;. Mr.  Galloway  Duet���" I'll remember ..thee"...!...'....., Mrs. McArthur and Mr. Furness  Humorous Recitation........ :.. ; Mr, Hind  Auld I/ang- Syne. v        God Save the Queen. ,.  Mr. Galloway's first song*, "Eileen Alannah," the chorus  being* sung- by a choir of voices in   harmony,   and   " I'll remember thee " (Balfe), sung as a duet  by  Mrs.   McArthur  and Mr, Furness, were perhaps the most  successful  efforts  of the evening*.    Mr. Furness possesses  a well trained high  baritone voice of good quality and  power.    Mr.   Kelly also  sang well.   During the interval between the first and second  parts of the programme, the proceeds from the sale.of tickr  ets were presented in the form of a purse by the chairman,  Mr. Robt. Wood, to Mr. H. M. Irwin, who leaves shortly to  therefore  their  clients  are  not  disposed  i  an end with  .__ _������,....-, uiC nut uisposed to pay  more. The correspondent cannot g*et the shares for 5c, and  not only are all negotiations at an end wHh  t-oB-v^-^   *-~   ^ ���  particular company's stock  confiden  .    , .   hut  what  m Lee m better class investments  is lessened.  reg-ard  to  this  is  more  important,  in the same  locality  _ - w *��wiyg.n;<u college in Ti  Irwin made a short but appropriate reply in which he said  that while he wished to express his thanks for the monetary  gift, the value of which he did not know, he was still more  gratified for the warm feeling* shown towards him. He also  wished to move a vote of thanks to Messrs. Rendell & Co.,  who had done so much to encourage the holding* of divine  services in Greenwood, by lending their hall and providing*  lights, seats, etc.  IBRIWWt^***SWE ..r\-  i���j:��j~- ��_-��_  THE   BOUNDARY   CREEK   TIMES.  The Smuggler, Fairview.  The report issued by the directors of  the Smuggler Co. says : During March  one of the greatest strikes  in   the   history of gold mining on   this   continent  was made.    On March 22nd a telegram  was received from  Mr.   Dixon  as  follows : '' Ore shows free gold and tellur-  ide.    Have struck a bonanza. Vein has  every appearance of being permanent.  The ore body is increasing in   width."  This telegram was confirmed by letters  and a sample of 20 pounds  of  the ore  was assayed in  Toronto  by  Dewar &  Son, whose report states that the sample contained arsenical  pyrites   and a  small quantity of telluride of gold and  silver.    The assay returns gave 84 ozs.  gold to the ton,   value  $1,680,   and  11  ozs. silver, value $7.15,   total  $1,687.15.  Such a rich return at the 125 foot level  is said to have never been  equalled by  any mine in America.  CAMP   McXlNNEY   MOTES.  The Cariboo M. & M. Co. have raised  up the shaft,from the No. 2 level perpendicular and are sinking down to the  No. 3 level, below which the shaft will  then be continued. The old shaft was  an incline. All the ore has been stoped  from the No. 1 and No. levels and the  men are now working at the No. 3.  The new compressor has arrived and  will shortly be placed in position.  The shoes and dies have not yet been  received and consequently the mill is  being worked very slow.  Three 8-hour shifts have been put to  work on the Minnehaha. The double-  compartment shaft is how down 40 feet  and shows a six-foot lead of fine ore at  the bottom.  Assessment work was completed last  week on the Mountain Sheep, adjoining the Minnehaha on the south. A  lead nearly 20 feet wide has been exposed by surface crosscuts, the ore,  which is free milling, running from $7  to $12. The claim is owned by Dan  I/indeburg.  An assessment is to be done shortly  on the Fontenoy, when the property  will be crown granted.  The Old England, upon which work  is now going on, looks well.  MINING NOTES.  B. A. Bielenberg went up to work on  the Anadonda, Deadwood camp, on  Sunday.  The owners of the Smuggler mine  have leased the Strathyre Company's  mill  at Fairview for six month.  The Boundary Falls shaft has been  timbered down to its present depth and  sinkingc will probably be started in a  few days.  The flow of water into the No 7 shaft  is beginning to be troublesome, and it  -was found necessary this week to put  another horse on the whim.  Jack: Harlan left last week for Spokane. Upon his return he and his  partner, E). C. Brown, intend going  over to the Similkameen to prospect.  Jim Dale has uncovered a body of  rich quartz two feet wide on the Combination, in Smith's camp. There is  also a three-foot ledge of plumbago on  the claim.  The pump ordered some weeks ago  from Rossland for the Jewel was delivered at Marcus, but until the roads are  in a better condition it will probably  be stored there. Meanwhile water,  which pours into the shaft very rapidly,  is hoisted out by the slow bucket process, and but for the 10-foot sump work  would have been stopped ere this.  Good headway is being made in the  drift.  w  #^#####*#########  wghB      wgky      w$v      <4p?      w^u*    ~<j&r  W.     i/���     ARMSTRONG.  ^��*?es>*5xi*����5��"-S53i^  ��dt>T     -"WgfcT       *&r  L.     Y.     BIRNIE.  u  m  _    **^/yJi��^>l*��xyj;��y,y>iC'-'/y,>  -DEALERS   IN-  Hardware, Paints and Oils, Sash and Doors.  aV��-     jSSs-     ��!*  '/'���?     ->fr     */."���  Agents for Chatham Wagons and Sleighs,--Best in America.  One  of the  best Jobbing  Shops  in the  Interior.  Hardware        Granite ware  Cook Stoves      Wooden ware  . Parlor and Box Stoves  Miners' Camp Stoves  Tinware  Silverware  Glassware  Window Glass  Iron Pipe and Fittings   :;    Cutlery  , Grockeryware and House Furnishings  MINERS* SUPPLIES A SPECIALTY,  You will find the A. & B. brand of g-oods the best.  The Hardware, Tin and Stove Men,  ANACONDA.  ~ W W W W##^  \ify \Jf* kfky wfty tffjk' <J*\/ *J��* Mjp* <4t�� <J)* fc4~V <^k��  PIONEER HOTEL  Greenwood City, Boundary Creek, B,C,  "*if  �����"."- fir  We are prepared to welcome Guests'and provide good accommodation.  0-i. i  Headquarters for Mining Men.        Best of Wines, Lyiquors and Cigars.   IyIvery Stable in connection. :  Hi.  0k  '/If  ELSON L CO,  *  *  Hetors,  %, UUM MJt'J  ^V^     V*i    ���**?'���      *i   ���iff^Tfc>'iii-i ** i'r"*i*i*iM>*ii  i * j*"**^    '^If^r'ni'i-B^iinMiSf ��� iii    '. Vf*.,--!-     *���" ���"*���''-  *"*��   "'' T*tifct'*  *''    '*'   i    *    '" *rl*  |    ''X*" **       '��������'     *' *���*���    iitf-^'-^-f*^        ' ri   ��� - tin*-1'    'Tift*****-!    . ii ij'ii ���  ii    b^T^     *W^fc.  ��� �� f v.  AYLOR'S  GREENWOOD   CITY,   B.C.  STEPHEN   TAYLOR  Chemist   and   Druggist   (  BY    EXAMINATION  Begs to inform the inhabitants of Greenwood and  district that he has bought the business lately carried on  by R. ,N. Taylor & Co., and hopes to have the confidence  placed in him as in the old firm; and can assure his  customers that he keeps only the best and purest Drugs  and Chemicals in stock.  J&SP Note the Address :  ��^TAYLOR'S PHARMACY, Greenwood, B.C.  P.S.���All Country Orders punctually attended to.  First-class Accommodation.    Good Stabbing.    Stopping Place eor Stages.  McAULEY & McCUAIG, Proprietors,  i'.  i!  j  ii THE   BOUNDARY   CREEK   TIMES,  fHE   RAILWAY   POLICY.  Mr. C. Shaw, CE.,when asked what  he thought of the amendments the Government have offered to  the  Railway  Eoan Bill, expressed himself as  being  very  well  satisfied.     He  said : " You  see the original   bill  would have just  killed Us.    The Dominion  government  were   only  prepared  to  subsidise  the  V. V.  &  E.   provided   the   Provincial  government showed their approval by  also assisting* the construction  of the  line.    If we had g*one to the  Dominion  for a bonus, and the Railway I<oan Bill  as first drafted  had  been  made  law,  they would have  answered  us   ' Why,  your   scheme   cannot   be   much   good  when your local g-overnment won't help  you ; they are bon using* Heinze and the  . C.P.R., not your company.'    As  it is,  we expect to get the usual bonus from  the Dominion of $3,200  per  mile,   and  Mr.   Blair  (the  minister  of railways)  further agreed to  the  reasonableness  of the demand that double the customary bonus, or $6,400 per mile should be  given for the building- of some portions  of the line where the engineering difficulties were exceptionally great."  Mr. Shaw is fairly certain that a section of the V. V. & E. from Okanag-an  Falls to Boundary Creek will be constructed this year. He thinks Okanag-an Falls will be the starting point,  and when that section is completed  communication will be established between Vernon and Boundary, as the  steamboat will run down from Penticton to the" Falls directly the Okanag-an  river is straightened and a dam put in  at the foot of the lake to keep its level  up to hig*h water mark.  The most expensive part of the line <r  to build will be in the vicinity of Chilliwhack, where the road bed will have  to be raised above hig*h water mark ;  up the Tulameen river ; for some distance down the west fork of Rock  creek; and for parts of the way between Christina and Robson. The  mnnicipality of Chilliwhack will probably assist the construction of the line  in that neighborhood.  Proposed Change in the Mining Laws.  News-Advertiser : Important changes  in the mining law are embodied in the  report of the mining* committee presented to the House last" week. It is  recommended that miners' licenses be  issued only to British subjects or aliens  declaring their intention of becoming-  such and taking out naturalization papers. Any person obtaining a crown  g-rant will be entitled to purchase the  surface rig-hts at $5 an acre ; and in  case of adverse claims the burden of  proof of informality in the contested  location will be upon the person filing*  the adverse, instead of the original  locator being* required to establish his  rights as at present.  New Buildings on Copper Street.  The erection of a larg*e two-storey  building 24x50 ft. has been commenced  by Mr. John Hamill on Copper street.  The building", which is admirably situated for the purpose, is to be partitioned into offices and rented. Several  applications have already been made  for rooms, chiefly by professional men.  Mr. Hamill further proposes to build  on the adjoining lot at the corner of  Copper and Greenwood streets, a three-  storey block. He has recently boug*ht  a number of lots in Greenwood, in addition to those purchased last fall, and  has great faith in the future of the  town.  Work is to be resumed on the Adirondack, Kimberley camp, in a few days.  nansttOBcnn?  Rossland.  Greenwood.  LIAVITED    LIABILITY.  Qfitedf <Bst<xh <xnh (gttmng (gxoUrB, 9  Financial & Insurance Agents,  GEO.   R.   NADEN,   Manager.  MINING NOTES.  A force of men were sent up to work  on the Spotted Horse, adjoining the  town, this week.  Messrs. T. McDonnell and J. Frank  have bonded the Dong*ola, Geo. Hurst  and three other claims in McKinney to  Mr. T. H. Calland, of Vancouver.  Messrs. Wenrick and Frank Chadler  left on Tuesday to prospect up Kettle  river. They are grub-staked by Messrs.  Robt.' Wood, McMann and Olson &  Phelan.      .  Some very fine ore is being* taken  out of the War Eagle claini, on Rock  creek, owned by Copelandand Yonkin.  At a depth of 40 feet in the shaft the  ledge has been found to be fully 16 feet  wide. "The ore is almost clean copper  pyrites.  Rossland Miner :   The  underwriting*  is being obtained of the Adams (B.C.)  Company, organized with a   capital of  ,��100,000 in ��1 shares.    The company  acquires  21  claims  in  Kootenay  and  Boundary*,   including  the  Skylark   in  Ainsworth camp,   Bon  Ton  in  Kaslo  district, the Mt.  Adams  group  in  the  ^Slocan, the Mammon  near  Trail, the  Cordick in  Boundary  Creek,   and  the  Okanagan divide group.   Capt. Adams  is to be  the local  managing*  director.  The purchase price of these  properties  is to be ��77,000, of which ��2,000  is to  be paid in cash and the balance in fully  paid up shares.    The  working*  capital  will amount to ��23,000.  The Dundee Addition.  The survey of the Dundee addition  to the townsite was completed this  week and lots are being placed on the  market. No lots will be sold except on  building* conditions.  THE  Copper Street, Greenwood.  p. W-HICKS, Proprietor.      J  ���>V&     *>��*    ���*?/*���  ��� v ���?'.*      -Si."*      ->'? ,  Open Nig-ht and Day.    :t:   Meals at all Hours.  Game, Fish and Oysters in Season.  SITTING of the County  Court of Yale  will be holden at  Osoyoos on Friday, May 14th, 1897,  At the hour of 10 o'clock in the forenoon,  By command.  C. A. R. I/AMBLY,  Government Office, ��� r. c. c.  B.   CAMPBELL,  ARCHITECT,  Greenwood city,  -  B- C.  *  N.B.���Plans and   specifications   prepared   for  every kind of Building-.  A. B. HART  i  ���* Greenwood, B.C.  Office, Store, and Saloon Fixtures a specialty.  Plans and Specifications made and Estimates  g-iven.  KAY & BL0UGH,  BUILDERS  Pi/ANS Prepared & Estimates Given  iners and $ t %  ine Owners t  To obtain the. best results,  * * 0 * �� * use �� �� * �� * i��  And Patent Fuse Lighters,  *V&     *1fs.     iSfe.  w   -%=���   "j-;.-*  For Saive by  ,?m ������  m  Osoyoos, B.C., April 9th, 1897.  31-4  id way r B.C  MBIffJIiaMWMMaiHIMIWWM*^^ THE   BOUNDARY   CREEK   TIMES.  Work Started on the Golden Crown.  On Wednesday a 300-foot cross-cut  tunnel -was started on the Golden  Crown, the property of the Brandon &  Golden Crown Mining Company, - in  Wellington camp. The tunnel is designed, to cut through all three ledges  and will prove the claim to a considerable depth. Work will be carried on  under the supervision of Messrs. Collins and Porter.  Fractions Staked near the Mother Lode.  The other day a prospector, named  Martin Welsh measured the Primrose  claim, adjoining the Mother Lode in  Deadwood camp, and found that it was  2,300 feet in length from the No. 1 to  the No. 2 post. He consequently staked  off a 700-foot fraction which he called  the Tenbrook, north of the Primrose  and west of the Mother Ivode. When  the Mother Ivode was surveyed recently  Mr. Coryell found that a fraction existed on the north between it and the  Copper King. He informed Mr. Keffer  of the fact, who staked the Don Julio  fraction which is 200 feet wide.  To Sink on the No. 7.  Instructions have been received by  the local manager of the Boundary  Mines Company to carry the present  shaft on the No. 7 down another 100  feet,, thereby .proving the vein to a  depth of 250 feet. At 50 and 100 feet  ,respectively crosscuts will be run to  tap the ledge, the sinking being.down  in soft rock about eight feet away from  the ore body. A steam pump has been  ordered by the company for the No. 7,  and will be installed in the course of  the next few weeks.  CAMP   McKINNEY   NOTES.  The first payment has been made on  the Climax claim, adjoining the Cariboo and bonded to an eastern syndicate.  Work is to be started shortly on the  Fraser, owned by Mr.  Hugh Cameron.  Mr. Newman one of the owners of  the O.K. mine at Rossland, visited the  camp last week and was very favorably  impressed with the great showings on  the Cariboo, Minnehaha and other  properties.  The Victoria ledge has widened considerably lately.  The Minnehaha mine is shortly to  be equipped with a 40 h.-p. boiler and  engine, a steam hoist and a sawmill.  MINING NOTES.  Mr. Henneage, holding the bond on  the City of Paris and. Lincoln, in  White's camp, is expected to arrive  from England next week, when work  will be resumed on both properties.  In about two weeks time a force of  probably 25 men will be put to work on  the Boundary Creek M. & M. Co.'s  properties. At the present time the  surface water is proving very troublesome at the D. A.  Mr. W. T. Thompson this week bonded the Jim, in Wellington camp, from  George Cook, for a mining syndicate.  A good figure is asked for the property  and 10 per cent, was paid on the bond.  The Jim has a great showing of pyrr-  hotite ore, carrying well in gold and  copper.  One of the directors of the Boundary  Mines Company is expected to visit the  camp within the next two weeks and  work will probably not be resumed on  the Mother Lode until his arrival. It  is expected that development work  will then be carried on continuously  during the year.  Mr. A. H. MacFarlane, representing  the syndicate holding a bond on the  Sunset and Crown Silver claims, arrived in Greenwood on Friday's stage.  A number of tenders for the 300 feet of  tunneling'which the syndicate propose  to have done  to  open   up  the  claims,  have been sent in and will be considered at once.  Mr. T. McAuley, of Midway, who  has been a patient in the hospital for  the last week, is rapidly becoming convalescent and hopes to return home  next week.  Mr. Geo. Dawson, secretary of the  Midway Company, writes to say that  it is altogether likely that one of the  directors of the company will visit  Midway shortly.  The foundations have been laid for a  large and artistically designed house  which is being erected by Mr. Keffer  at Anaconda. The house will contain  eight rooms on the ground floor, including offices and a laboratory ; a  conservatory is also to be built, leading  from the drawing room.  ^t>9^9>9<��*-9<9>��<91t''9<0>^49>-9<9>-9<9>-9^a>9^a^g  ��� V  I Garland & Co.,  Ot��9<0>+<a>-B*49>e-4B>^<0*-9*ta>-&-*9**&-40P-9<0>-*-0>0-49>*9-^9<9  SMITH & McLEOD  Proprietors of the  VERNON   SAW,  PLANING   AND  /MOULDING A\ILLS  Sash and Door Factory at Vernon.  Saw Mill at Okanag-an L/ake.  ���5%   '/if  Owning- extensive timber ;limits on  Mabel lake containing- some of the finest  Cedar to be found in the Interior, we  are.prepared to fill all orders for Factory work reasonably, expeditiouslj-  and of .as g-ood material as can be had  at the Coast or Spokane.  Orders from Boundary Creek and the  Southern Interior solicited.   i��4   ���*if  Smith & McLeod, Vernon.  i  A  o  V  A  ���  e  A  I  A  T  e  A  ��*  I  A  A  I  A  r  9-  A  U  y  a  A  W. Miller,  MERCHANT TAILOR  GREENWOOD CITY, B.C.  ^^   Perfect fit guaranteed.  **��'����: "EL^^jJJtV ?. jag*--..  SQUARE   HOUSE.  Greenwood City, B.C.  _**:�����  Tff-  Geo. E. Seymour & Co., Props.  .First-class  Accommodation.  Stages from all parts pass the  door.  CO  o  c  U  ���*��  o  m  0)  SQUARE   TREATMENT.  MWIiMtSlUlU  G.  A. GUESS, M.A.  H.  A.  GUESS,   M.A.  ���rs..& Chemists*  Thoroug-hly familiar with Boundary Creek  and Fairview mining districts. Properties  examined, assay-s and analyses of ores, fuels,  furnace products, etc.  Greenwood, B. C.  W.  W.   GIBBS,  GREENWOOD  B.C.  ��� Dealers in  i Real Estate f  e  r  i  9  A  18  A  S  And MINERAL   CLAIMS,  Greenwood, B.C.  MINERAL   CLAIMS  For Sale at a Bargain.  m  v  9  A  9  r  9  A  ���  T  A  V  a  A  e  T  9  A,  9  V  1  t In tlie Best Mining Camps, i  A ���  SV/ VMS'  H.   HALLETT,  (��axtieiex, jUoftctfot,._  NOTARY    PUBLIC.  GREENWOOD,   B.O.  ErORBES   M.   KERBY,  Assoc. Mem. Can. Soc. Civil Eug-ineers,  (proflincfaf -fednb jSumgor  AND  CIVII, ENGINEER,  ��� (Jtofarg QpUflftC ��� MIDWAY,    B. c.  T   P. McLEOD,  Barrister and Solicitor.  Anaconda, B. C.  ��3     W.   JAKES,   M.D.,    C.M.,  ���   BV  APPOINTMENT  Resident Physician to Kettle  River District.  Office       :       :       Greenwood. B.C.  a  British Columbia  Investigations  a  Specialty-  J, G HAAS, E,M���  Milling Engineer,  Greenwood City, B.C. Spokane, Wash  Mining- Properties Examined and Reported on.  Mining Negotiations Transacted.  Correspondence Solicited.  A\ining and Estate Brokerage.  BOUNDARY   CREEK  GREENWOOD CITY, B.C.  \\v  J7J&  ifrJA  fc\\  Assaying and Analysis of Ores.  Mines Examined and Reported on.  A thoroug-h acquaintance  with the Boundary  Creek and KettlevRiver mining- districts.  MINERAL   ACT;    1896.  Certificate  of Improvements.  NOTICE:  MOTHER XODE mineral claim, situate in  the Kettle River mining- division of Yale  district.    Where located : Deadwood camp.  ��� Take notice that we, the Boundary Mines  Company, free miner's certificate No. 81,264, intend, sixty days from the date hereof, to apply  to the Mining- Recorder for a certificate of improvements, for the purpose of obtaining- a  Crown g-rant of the above claim.  And further take notice that action, under  section 37, must be commenced before the issuance of such certificate of improvements.  Dated this 7th day of April, 1897. 32-8 j.,,,- nn. -/- w��"(jy-.(,3"rJ5,W! i .'  "���-r^-?**i-s*Tw'j'('.-. ;-*���"���  ?t .W-iirt-~   .. r--u -i,*v��-��jr^rtr-"c-^_*T -?n  ---Evr;.* r^ i''i:"*"-���.-���*" ��i.~--*/_^ -*��� -nt.-".-*" "��*���������  /  4?  ��� -.��a  will boy them at Sight  A full line of Calm,  Mckelsburg &  Co/s  "San Francisco, Califs^celebrated make  of  MEN'S   WORKING   �����   DRESS  We also carry  the Famous  California ^Horse-shoe Brand: of  %��  Nothing  to  equal  them  in  Quality or Price in the Market,  Ladies' Russet Oxfords  IN   AEE   STYEES.  General Merchants,  $tnfc (Wfyofe&xfm of JffintB, Ji&iquovB <xnh Cigars  ?  ?l?????H???f?fHf?!!f????ffH????ff??ff?????!n?????ff??fHn??r?f????f!?f????.?????f?f?ff??f??f??f?ff???f?l^ a.  : l  . !  i i  t  I  \ \  THE   BOUNDARY   CREEK   TIMES,  GREENWOOD NOTES AND GOSSIP.  Mr. Harry Guess left for Fair view  :���;��� to-day. ���  , Mr. Russell,, of Russell '"&', Co., left  Brandon on Saturday and is expected  to reach Greenwood at the beginning  of next week.  The mail between Greenwood and  Grand Forks was carried for several  days last week on horseback, owing- to  the condition of the roads. Stage communication was, however, ag-ain established on Tuesday.  Notice has been received from the insurance companies carrying- risks in  Greenwood that unless some effort is  made to clear away the brush and dead  timber on the outskirts of the town, all  policies will be cancelled.  Subscriptions have been raised this  week to grade Government street and  put a sidewalk down from Mr. Buck-,  ley's harness shop to Russell & Co.'s  hardware store. Directly the surveyors have completed the plotting* of the  Dundee addition they will take the  levels of the street.  Messrs. Keedy & Ratcliffe have received part of their machinery for the  manufacture of sash and doors and the  rest is on the road. The firm claim  that they can turn out sash and doors  from their factory here very much  cheaper than the imported g-oods can  be bought for.        ,  In laying- out the Dundee addition to  Greenwood townsite, wide streets  should be allowed for in the . business-  portion afiid in every case an alley way  should be left in the rear. of the lots.  As the town g-ets built up much inconvenience is likely to result from lack  of such foresig*ht.  The appearance of the town mig*ht  . be wonderfully improved if property  owners would follow Messrs. Seymour  & Co.'s excellent example of planting-  trees oh the street before' their houses  or places of business. All these thing-s  assist in g-iving* a place an air of permanence, and strangers are likely to  be8 impressed with this idea.    .  . Mr. Elkins' house on Eong* Eake  street was completed this week and  may be described as one of. the neatest  building-s in the town. The log-s of  which it is built are admirably fitted  tog*ether, and with the red painted roof  and the white-washed walls the house  would not look out of place in a much  more important town than Greenwood  has yet become.  The hug-e boulder which stood before  Olsen & Phelan's store and was certainly neither a thing* of beauty nor a  joy for ever (if one happened to run  against it on a dark night), has, it is  satisfactory to note, been removed. At  the rate improvements are being made  Government street will soon compare  favorably with other principal streets  of the town.   It certainly does not now.  " Father Pat's " Postcard.  " Father Pat " Irwin was asked by  the editor of a church paper published  in Vancouver to solicit subscriptions  for the publication. His reply, written  on a postcard, is so thoroughly characteristic that it is worth reproducing :  '* Can't do it, you know ; no possible  sale for ' Record' here yet; folk top  mad on shares. We are only a unit in  the missionary district of Trail and  Kettle River, 105 miles wide, with  Trail, Grand Forks, Carson, Greenwood, Anaconda, Midway, and Rock  Creek (with lots of " side dishes " and  camps) j " cities " all of them. Rossland  has 7,000, and people coming at the  rate of 70 to 80 a day. What to do beats  me, as we are hibernating like bears  and hope to come out with good coats  on, but thin on two meals a day. Come  up for a squint soon. I hold a license  from the Bishop of Spokane, too, for  the towns on t'other side, so it is no  picnic here.'-1  ���      -Tf-'*ftFhil  ineral Glasses and Prospecting Compasses.  I have just imported, direct from Paris, a larg-e and well-assorted  stock of the above g-oods.  "ft**  '4f-  4&  ""ft*"  DO   YOU   WANT   A   RIFLE?  Have everything- in stock, from a 22 Marlin to a 30 cal. m. '95 Winchester  ��� a ��>�������� ��-<��>-a<o��va.<a>-a-��ta>va^atva^a>-��<8>-a <a�� ��ne�� a <t> a <a��a <a> 9<mi��&����>9<ep^i*P*-*e*-o*Q>&<s>&4*)  CHAS. B. TISBAUU  Vancouver.  "���������e��-fr<e��-a��c>aMna> a<a��.-H9��-a-����t����<a����c<afra-<a>-a ��a�� ��^a��a-����*a^.^a-��e��a��aM*��aMMa*a^a>va^e*a^aMfr<��S  'A  Louis Blue.  A. Fisher.  A. R. Tillman.  OTA  MILLS     AND     YARDS     AT  Greenwood City    %    Anaconda, B,C,  Manufacturers of Roug-h and  Dressed  [LUMB6R!  Shingles* Lath- Mouldings, Sash and Doors.  ���safe  '/if  :     ALL KINDS OF FACTORY WORK MADE TO ORDER  Lumber delivered to any place in the City or to Mining Camps  J. Kerr.  J. P. Flood.  Kerr &  BUTCHERS  GREENWOOD. GRAND EORKS. & AUDWAY.  - Meat delivered at Rock Creek and all Mining- Camps.  ARMSTRONG,    B.C.  sVi.  Alii  '/if  *V4  Patronize home industry and the only co-operative Flour Mill in the  Province by using our  X X X X  Our Mill is fitted throughout with  the latest improved, machinery  and  is in  charge of a thoroughly experienced miller.  Ask  for  our  Flour  and  keep  the  money  in  the  district.  9.*e-4��t��a-4&��va-4at��o-4  The Okanagan Flour Mills Co., Ltd.  Armstrong,  S.    HARRISON,  k<xtc��a of (Jfttcotb��.  Abstracts Promptly  Furnished,  Notary Public. ���������  7niDWAY,B.C,  Anaconda Commercial Club.  MEETS in Wilson's Hall, Anaconda, every  Wednesday evening- at 7.30 o'clock. The  Secretary will be grlad to answer enquiries respecting- the Boundarj- Creek district.  Thos. J. Hardy, F, J. Millkr,  President, Secretary, i^irmmmnaxaxaaamaBKm^xsaa^  THE   BOUNDARY   CREEK   TIMES,  MINING NOTES.  Work will be resumed on the Canadian within a week or ten days.  Mr. J. C. Haas is preparing" to start  work on the Golconda group in Smith's  camp.  Assays made from averaged samples  taken from the bottom of the shaft on  the Highland Queen went $17.50 in g*old  and silver.  Work is to be started in about two  weeks time upon the Gold Bug and  Hidden Treasure, owned by Mr. Druck-  er, M.P., in Deadwood camp.  Prospectors are beginning to flock  into the hills in the. neighborhood of  Christina lake. Last week, it is stated,  about 150 men arrived in the camp.  Mr. Hanley, of Spokane, manager of  the Keough Gold Mining Company,  has advised the purchase of a steam  hoist for the R. Bell, in Summit camp.  The contractors sinking* on  the  Republic are making about 1%. feet a day  and the ledg-e has widened to four feet. .  The shaft is being sunk on the  hangv  ing* wall. ���"  Mr. S. M. Hinman writes from Alexander, N.Y., to say that he hopes to  organize a company shortly to purchase property in Boundary.  . As was predicted in a former  issue,  prospectors  are  already  beginning* to  . strike out for the new field  tip  Kettle  river.    Several parties  left this  week  with supplies.  Tom Walsh returned on Tuesday  from Spokane and Rossland and intends to at once start work on the properties he recently bonded in Greenwood camp.  Messrs. Young* and Aspinwall, who  hold a bond on the Monarch, in Greenwood camp, are visiting Fairview and  are expected to arrive in Boundary  next week, when a force of 20'men will  be put to work on the properties.  The Columbia, in Summit camp,  owned by Archie Connors, has now a  fine showing- of solid ore. A 25-foot  tunnel has been driven in on the ledg*e.  A big* showing- has also been made in  the last two weeks on the Summit and  Hopewell in the same camp.  Jack Dufour finished the assessments  this week on the Barrow, Dr. Jim and  I.C.W., in Skylark camp. At the bottom of a 12-foot hole on the Barrow is  four feet of rich looking* decomposed  quartz. A two-foot vein was discovered  on the Dr. Jim. Messrs. Dufour and  Fisher have left to prospect near Christina lake.  W. A. Shaw, who has been working-  all winter on the north extension of the  Cordick. in Summit camp, has struck  a fine ledge of copper pyritic ore which  he believes to be a continuation of the  R. Bell lead. The Cordick is itself the  north extension of the R. Bell. The  discovery of mineral was only recently  made.  Mr. W. T. Smith, during his last  visit to Spokane, took with him a  splendid sample of ore weighing nearly  125 pounds from the Republic, which  caused much comment in that place.  The Republic ore averages $60 to the  ton and is free milling, so that if the  company were to erect a mill and concentrator the property would pay handsome dividends at the present time. It  is the intention, however, to thoroughly  prove both the Republic and Last  Chance claims before establishing*  works to treat the ore, and Mr. Smith  hopes to continue the shaft on the Last  Chance down another 100 feet this  summer.  The Spring Freshets.  ���Mr. Wm. Powers, proprietor of the  Midway saw-mill, has,' it is estimated,  lost upwards of 100,000 feet of logs by  the rapid rising- of Kettle river. At  Grand Forks the loss of log-s has been  still greater.  NO  halSvWay MEASURES.  0  The citizens of Greenwood are to be1  commended for the decisive stand they  took on the Government's proposed  15-puzzle Railway Policy. ( The citi=  zens of that hustling little burg are a  wide-awake, liberal, progressive' and  patriotic people, who take an active in-1  terest in all that pertains to the welfare of British Columbia. That they  cannot be hoodwinked is evidenced by  the judgment they use in purchasing  their Groceries and Clothing, the ma-  jority   dealing    at    the  White   Front  Store.  [Other papers please copy.]  ��fe   0&   $%  '/ji  OLSON & PHELAN.  mm  ii ii ��� mi hi i ii in ii an n lull iiiiiuwiii ii  IflMMODaaMBaBMOK  ^iiiiiiiiiiiiiiaiiiiiiiiiiUiiiiiiiiiiiiiuaiiiiiiaiiiiiiUiiiiiiii^  3 CONTRACTOR   &   BUILDER, B  Government   Street,   Greenwood,   B.C.  iSf&    *�����"���    &  ��� "Jj|"       -S),"        �����/,"  Store Fronts and Fixtures a Specialty  !  ^d   GREENWOOD  V * P-&*9*-9-40>-9<9>-Q<a>9*mh>G<a>&4Wi-O<a>Q<eP-e-49P-O~<9  >0'1B*9-4��>9<a>-0<a>-9*9n>O<a>&4a*-9<9>Q<e>e-49*-a-<9  l.i rsr e.  STAGE  Leaves Marcus  Monda3rs and Thursda3rs  at 1 p.m.  Arrives  Greenwood   Tuesdaj-s  and  Fridays  at 5 p.m.  Leaves   Greenwood Wednesday  and  Saturday  at 7 a.m.  Arrives Marcus  Thursday and  Sunday  at - 9 a.m.  Special   Attention   Given   to   Mail,   Freight   and   Express.  c  E.   D.   MORRISON,   PROPRIETOR.  GREENWOOD   CA/^P,   BOUNDARY   CREEK.  First-class Accommodation.     Best of Wines, Liquors and Cigars.  LIVERY     STABLE     IN      CONNECTION.  Saddle and Pack Horses provided.  HENRY NICHOLSON,  Qtotdrj> (puftftc, (Jtt-ttting fulgent  Mining Negotiations Transacted.  Office .���Camp McKinney.  N.B.���Some   valuable   Mining-    Properties   in  Camp McKinney and vicinity for disposal.  ���9  GREENWOOD CITY, B.C.  Watch Repairing- a Specialty, .���jCi��Cr - '.JIJ33:  ���"V     fkVmBI^I"  !���/*����� tfjvWO-yj"-'!'*  THE   BOUNDARY   CREEK   TIMES,  HEAD     OF-F^IOE :     ROSSLAND,,     B.O.  Capital $1,500,000,  1,500,000 Shares, par value $100.    Fully paid and Nonassessable,  Treasury  Stock,  500,000  Shares,  Officers : "  President :-. HON.   T.   A\.   DALY,   Ex-Minister of. Interior.  Vice-President:   ANDREW   KELLY,   of Alexander,  Kelly &. Co.,  Brandon,  Man.  Secretary-Treasurer:   W.   L."ORDE,   Esq.,   Rossland,   B.C.  Board   of   Directors :  Hon. cJ. N. Kirchoffer, W. A. Macdonald, Q.C., Fred. Nation, W. L. Lindsay, Wm. clohnson,  W. A.  Puller, W. cJ. Porter, and G. H. Collins.  Owns  the  " Golden Grown" mineral claim and has a bond on the " Calumet/* situated in  Wellington camp, Yale District, B,C,  mam  GREENWOOD NOTES AND GOSSIP.  Mr. J. C. Haas left on Sunday for  Spokane and Rossland.  Mr. Moulton Barrett left England  for Greenwood on the 24th inst.  Mr. Hoyt, formerly a hotel proprietor at Nelson, is about to build a large  hotel in Greenwood.  Mr. Germaine is erecting- a building  which will be occupied as a bakery, on  Copper street.  Mr. T. McDonnell wishes to state  that, at the public meeting held last  week he particularly endorsed the opinions put forward bp Mr. Galloway, and  not those advanced by Mr. Sansom. .  Mr. McRae, of-Smith & McRae, returned on Tuesday from Spokane, haying purchased a stock of stationery  which he hopes will' be received in  Greenwood next week. Mr. McRae  had a very unpleasant return, journey,  the road from Marcus being so bad  that the stage passengers were obliged  to walk a great parter of the distance.  Mr. Stephen Jones, proprietor of the  Dominion hotel, Victoria, paid a special  visit to Greenwood on Monday. He has  been travelling for the past month  through the Slocan and .before returning home had determined to see  thing   of   the   Boundary  which he had heard a great deal  some-  district, of  Mr.  Jones thought that Greenwood was certainly the most favorably situated  town in the district, and it is not improbable that he will establish a large  first-class hotel here.  THE RECORDS FOR THE WEEK.  Conveyances.  APRIL 13.  Hamfat, % int., Jno. Cockell and Geo. Arnett to  C J  IVIcArthur  Superior, }�� int., D. W. Dillon to E. H. Willetts  Long* I^ake  %  int.,  Mocking- Bird %  int.,  C.  Stewart to R. Gillian.  Mountain Chief % int.,  Sunset .%  int.,  W. H.  Hickerson to R. Gillian.  Waneta, Silver Basin and Don, C. Grant to Na-  :    tional M. & D. Co. .  APRIL 14.  Great Eastern, %  int.,  Geo.  Henderson to F.  Cor3rell.  Hope Well, y> int., A. Conners to A. Corbett.  Summit, % int., A. Corbett to A. Conners.  APRIL 15.  Hilltop, A. S. Black to D. A. Holbrook.  Boundary Creek Mining & Mii^ing  co., i/tid i/iabii.ity.  A SPECIAL General Meeting* of the Share-  holdei*s of the above Company will be  held in the office of the Company, Government  street, in the City of Greenwood, B.C., on JPri-  da_v, the 14th day of May, A.D. 1897, at the hour  of 3 o'clock in the afternoon.  Business: The recejpt of the auditor's financial statement; the report of the directors; and  such other business as maj^ come before the  meeting*.  Dated this 22nd April, 1897.  '  " ,' C, W. H. SANSOM,  33-3 Secretary and Treasurer.  SANSOM   & :��� HOLBROOK,  Groups of Claims bought for Stock Companies and Syndicates  OFFICE     AT     GREENWOOD     CITY, ��� B.O.  fiiH��i,i��jTi,i .mi 11 .ii    ill' i���Beam  iiib-iiiihi ii inn    i'i 11       i  *����   Jenckes Machine Co  o     e  ��        9       ��  ��  SHERBROOKE,   OUE.  -i'i.        0*4        ��J"j,  '/'f      '/J?      '/��F  iV*    ��&���    ��!*���  ->lf -?lF        �����(b";  Boilers, Hoists, Pumps, Ore Cars and Buckets, Wire Rope,  Air- Compressors, Steam and Air Drills, Saw Mills and  Supplies.    Prompt delivery from Rossland stock.    Send for Catalog-ues.   F.  R.  MEN DEN HALL,   Agent,   Spokane and  Rossland.  I beg to notify the public that I have taken over Mr. W. B. PaTon'S stock  of Furniture, together with the Store on Copper street, and that the present  stock will be at once added to.  Ordered Work promptly attended to 6y a competent' Cabinet-maker & Upholsterer,  ~#REPAIRING.^-  *-sxe��-��-<e��^��-*st>-��-<ie p-o^it.xmo  COPPER STREET, GREENWOOD CITY, B.C.  m  Ms  W ,��..r~-^.~w^,ml������M��.~J~����.���~��^^  THE   BOUNDARY   CREEK   TIMES.  HpftgA-^rv^B.^w.^    'I, |hi| iBH jiHWlXBPtf  MINERAL,   ACT,'   1896.  Certificate   of   improvements.  NOTICE.  HELEN mineral claini, situate in the Kettle  River mining- division   of Yale district.  Where located :  Skylark camp.  Take notice that we, M. J. M. Wood, free  miner's certificate, No. 87,573 ; G. T. Hodg-son,  free miner's certificate, No. 87,489 ; H. B. Merri-  mau, free miner's certificate. No. 80,439 ; W. J.  Liudsa\', free miner's certificate, No. 74,655 ; "J.  M. Fitzpatrick, free miner's certificate, No.  55,418 ; T. M. Dalj-, free miner's certificate, No.  87,447, and Robert Smy-th, free miner's certificate, No. 79,399, intend, six.t3r days from the  date hereof, to appry to the Mining- Recorder  for a certificate of improvements, for the purpose of obtaining-a crown grant of the" above  claini.  And further take notice that action, under  section 37, must be commenced before the issuance of such certificate of improvements.  Dated this 16th day of March, 1897. 28  MINERAL    ACT,    1896.  Certificate   of   Improvements.  NOTICE.  BULLION Mineral claim, situate in the  Osoyoos mining- division of Yale district.  ^   Where located : Camp Fairview.  Take notice that I, Charles de Blois Green, as  ag-ent for E. L. Tate,' free miner's certificate  No. 66,605, and A. B. Railton, free miner's certificate No. 79,525, and G. F.'Lafrenz, free miner's certificate No. 75,857, intend, sixty ��� da3*s  from the date hereof, to apply to the Mining-  Recorder for a certificate of improvements, for  the purpose of obtaining a Crown g-rant of the  above claim.'  And further take notice that action, under  section 37, must be commenced befere the issuance of such certificate of improvements.  Dated this iOth day of, March,. 18?7,��� ." a. ���    30.  TO ALL WHOM IT MAY CONCERN.  THE undersig-ned hereby g-ives notice that  he has withdrawn from the g'eneral mer-  chauise business carried on under the firm  name of Rendell & Co., and has now no interest  therein.  Dated at Greenwood,  B.C., this 15th  day of  March,-1897.    . J.   POWELL.  HUGH CAMERON, Proprietor.  Best Brands of Wines, Liqnors and Cig-ars.  Good   Stabling.  SITTINGS of the County   Court   of   Yale  will be holderi as follows :  At Midway,   on  Monday,   the  17th  of May, 1897.  At Grand   Forks, ��� on  Wednesday,  the 19th of May, 1897.  At the hour of 10 o'clock in the forenoon respec-  tivelj*.  By command.  ���-.^���'������'       '���.    W.   G.   MCMYNN,",  Government Office, / d.jr.c.c.  Midwaj-, March 24th, 1897. 29-4  Of all kinds and leng-ths.  4 foot wood... 1...S2.25 per cord, delivered.  16 to 20 inch .S3.00 per dbl. cord       ,,  FRITZ   HAUSSENER.  *%S~ Orders may be left at the Times office.  Crown Grants.���When applying for  crown grants, request that the   adver-  !  tising   thereof   be  published  in   The  Boundary Creek Times,���the mining  paper of the district.  GRAND SCENERY. LOW   RATES.  MODEL  ACCOMMODATIONS.  OOEAN     TO     OCEAN  Without chang-e of Cars, via  PACIFIC  ��  And S00 PACIFIC LINE  Solid vestibule trains, consisting of palace  sleeping- cars, luxurious dining- cars, eleg-ant  day coaches, mag-nificeut tourist cars and free  colonist sleepers.  The only line running- througii tourist cars  from the coast  TO  .' (      .WINNIPEG,  MINNEAPOLIS  '    /      ST.'  PAUL,  I      TORONTO,  .-!     ' MONTREAL,  :'(       BOSTON,  WITHOUT    CHANGE I  Lowest rates to |}jj"[  ' and from  J , Via all.Atlantic  Steamship lines  Canadian Pacific Ry. Co.'s  Royal Mail SS. Line to Japan and Cliina  These twin-screw steamers are in every respect superior to any ships that have yet sailed  the-Pacific ocean.. The route is. 300 miles  shorter than via any other Traus-Patific line.  'nf  "4f  Canadian-Australian Steamer L/ine  ���TO���  Honolulu, Fiji and Australia.  .The shortest, line, to the Colonies. These  steamers "carr\- an experienced medical man  and a stewardess on every voyage.  For time tables, pamphlets, or any information, call on or address  H. S.  SCADDING, GEO. McL. BROWN  Agent, Dist. Pass. Ag-ent,  PENTICTON. VANCOUVER.  Ki-MTrrr5*r��BariHri'tt' ir^.**sa r^artrsa;��r-aaa4UKCc  MINERAL,   ACT,    1896.  Certificate   of   Improvements.  -o  NOTICE.  JEWEL Mineral Claim, situate iu the Kettle  River   mining-   division of Yale distric".  Where located : Long- Lake camp.  Take notice that I, Leslie Hill, as ag-ent for  F. Dittmer, free miners certificate No. 81,118,  L. Bosshart, free miner's certificate No. 87,597,  Mary Garland, free miner's certificate No. 70,289  intend, sixt3r daj-s from the date hereof, to apply to the Mining- Recorder for a certificate of  improvements, for the purpose of obtaining- a  crown grant to the above claini.  And further take notice that action, under  section 37,'must be commenced before the issuance of such certificate of improvement.  Dated this 27th day of March, 1897. 30  MINERAL,   ACT,   1896.  Certificate of .Improvements.  NOTICE.  DENERO GRANDE Mineral,claim, situate  in the Kettle River mining- division of  Yale district. Where located : Long- Lake  camp.  Take notice that I, Leslie Hill, as ag-ent for  F. A. Shonquest, free miner's certificate No.  68,420, and Mary McArthui-j free miner's certificate No. 87,402, intend, sixty daj-s from the date  'hereof, to appl%- to the Mining- Recorder for a  certificate of improvements, tor the purpose of  obtaining- a crown' grant of the above claim.  And further take notice that action, under  section 37, must be commenced before the issuance of such certificate of improvements.  Dated this 27th day of March, 1897. 30     .  lie Greenwood Book Store.  ���'if  Next door to McKag-ue's Barber Shop.  The best brands of Cigars,  Cigarettes and Tobaccos ,,.  X/ Fancy Goods & Stationery  >o/  ORTHERN  PACIRIC  RAILWAY.  ��?- , **���;�����   *v<-  '/ii?   '/if    '/if  Solid Vestibuled Trains,  Modern Equipment,  THROUGH    TICKETS   TO   /  Tacoma, Seattle, Victoria, Van^  couver,   Portland,    and  California Points,  St  Paul,   St,   Louis,   Chicago,  New York, Boston and  all points East, ;  Also European SS, Tickets,  Time Schedule., .  No. 1 West   ... .depart....   10:55 p.m.  No. 2 East          "     ....     7:00 a.m.  *V*    *V*    *v*  ���sj."      -S)."*      "Sjt**  For information, time cards, maps and  tickets, call on or write  T. , D.   GIBBS,  General-Ag-ent, /   ���  . Spokane; Wash..   OR   A. D. CHARLTON,  "Northern Pacific Asst. Gen. Pass. Ag-ent  225 Morrison St., Cor. of Third,  Portland, Oregon.  rCTEKrmrei-r. jraiT,.=ari _=���-:? jf p^TT'Tffi  HI hffllRIK MILLS  ENDERBY   and   VERNON.  Tkade Mark  Red Star.  Makers of Flour pronounced by experts to be  the best made on the Pacific Coast.  HUNGARIAN   .  XXX STAR  STRONG BAKERS  GRAHAM  Bran    Shorts    Chop    Etc  MINERAL   ACT,    1896.  Certificate  of Improvements,  NOTICE.  MONARCH Mineral  Claim,  situate in the  Kettle  River mining- division of  Yale  district.   Where located : Greenwood camp.  Take notice that I, Thomas Humphrej-, free  miner's certificate No. 702,52, intend, sixty daj-s  from the date hereof, to apply to the Mining-  Recorder for.a certificate of improvements, for  the purpose of obtaining a Crown grant of the  above claim. .  And further take notice that action, under  section 37,'must be commenced before the issuance of such certificate of improvements.  Dated this 23rd day of February, 1897.        26 n[1 «■-   ...~t~f M3ficiwC^JSSi4^UjWW^^^iiU^JtJVi™»A~L,-il
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y .* .*.-' |III|IIIIIMIIMIIIipaillllllllllilillllMli)HIIMII|��!I>l|  -Jrweteeo ���  G.   ARTHUR   RENDELL - ,. President.  D.   A.   HOLBROOK Manager.  C.   W.   H.  SANSOM ������   Secretary and Treasurer.  'BANK  OF {MONTREAL,   VERNON,   B.C.  1 3  Capitalisation, 1,500,000 Shares. Treasury, 700,000 Shares,  Tar value, $1.00.     Fully paid and non-assessable.  Incorporated October 21st, 1896, under the  British  Columbia  " Companies  Act" and amending Acts.  The Company's properties an fully paid for,  Hags denote the Company's group of Twelve Claims.  b ].  *9j"pHE PROPERTIES of the Company consist of Twelve claims '/.lying* in a ' group and named as follows : The  J^ "EredD.," "S. H. B.," " Big Eedge," "D. A.," <* O. B," " S. F.," "G. A. R.," "J. A. C," " P. H.,"  "C. S. & H.," " Prospective," and " E. C. B.," fully shown and explained in the Map Plan. They are, with  the exception of two, all full claims, 1,500 feet by 1,500 feet in size, giving a surface area of about 400 acres. Eying  as they do on a steep sloping hill, they offer unusually good facilities for drainage and for rapid and economical  development by main working tunnels driven in from the base of the hill. These are some of the first principal  locations made on Boundary Creek.  Active  development  work  has  been  going on.  since  the   incorporation   of  the  Company,   October ��� 21st, 1896.  '-^^^^^^^^^^  Head Orncc  GREENWOOD CITY, B.C.  ���0gr    Attention  is  particularly  called  to  the  large   amount   [700,000  shares]   of  stock  put  into  the   Treasury,  and   that   all   the   properties   are  fully   paid   for.  Write   for,   Prospectus   and   Plan.cr ,-   * yr. *������**.  'Ly  waaaBaajaaaaasmm  is somewhat difficult to give a correct date on  which goods will arrive these days, owing to the  bad  state  of  the  roads.    However,   unless  ���  xe  s  To delay them we expect our Dry Goods, Hats,  etc,, will be in by Saturday or Sunday, April 24  or 25, when our new premises will be ready for  occupation, We have bought quite a large and  choice selection of these goods and would ask the  Ladies  to  kindly hold their orders until they arrive;  #    #  ���*-  We  would  say  that  we  have<p also  coming   a  stock : of  the  latest  sty^  Fttei^ which  are  some  very  lines  ki Ticsi Laundried  and  Neglige  Shiirts,  large  's  etc,  The latest styles in Straws, for both Ladies and Gentlemen,  TI1S-5W  Greenwood and Boundary Falls.

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