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 s,*  Published Weekly in the Interests of the Boundary Creek Mining District.  o  c-��-  cr  '. -t  D>  ���-<  �����<  ��� Sen  to  Vol. VI,  GREENWOOD, B. C, SATURDAY, AUGUST 19,1899,  172  No, 16  _. u-^vwvvwsws^ BUILDERS   OF jyMmamrm^>m____  ^���������^������-���-������i)*-"-**}*^^  Contractors for the design and construction of complete Stamp Mills, Concentration,  Oilorination, Cyanide and Smelter Equipments,  A; BIG  SMELTER.  MR. PAUL JOHNSON, ME. IS HERE  Wiil Erect a Ble Smelter for the British Columbia Copper Company. Owning the Mother  Lode���Accompanied by Mr. John Nor corn  of the Union Iron Works Who Supplies the  Plant���The Location of the Smelter.  u  o  a  ..a  'o  O  W  U  m  u  '. o.  .��-H  t��  +->  ���fl  OJ  be  <  OJ  �����i  o  CO  8.  I  !  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Dowsnellfasliers,:/ Ajex and Roy^ Canadian Wringers,; ^ Wire Screen Cloth, ��� Screen Doors.  xv// ��� A  Large Consignment  of Window Glass Just Received. / ��� ��� <v  TF    YOU   Inspect  Our  Stock And Get       ^  I        Our Prices >    ��� 'V    ���    /    ���   v    ���  We carry a full stock of mercliaiiclise niclttclitiff.a.11 kinds of staple and *"^(\  fancy (finceiies. ��&)/  Flour, Feed, Vegetables, Fresh Eggs, .Fruits, Cured v��\  Meats, Fuse, Caps, Powder, Earthenware, Glassware, i��^  Crockery. *��^  ALL KINDS OF BUILDERS AND MINING HARDWARE  A, H, SPERRY & CO,  Copper Street,     /     ���     <���-      Greenwood, B, C,  fc^^^^W?!-?i ,^,^^,5^,5^,^^*^*5^*^*^,5fl?^  smiuitiimuiuu^  IS THE BEST HOTEL IN GREENWOOD. A New IJuildiiifc', well furnished. First-class  Service in all departments. Choice, Wines, Liquors and Cifars.u Headquarters for Mininir  and Commercial Men.  Copper Street, Greenwood,  ^?Hmn???mmm????nm?r??mTn??T??mTH???T???nT??????T?H??n??n??H??mn??n?T?n??TTT!?n?rr??T?K  Mr. Paul Johnson is here. He is the  smelting Messiah who is to deliver the  people fronr any disappointment because of the installation of the Graves'  smelter at Grand Forks. Mr. Johnson  means business, and evidently means  to stay. He is armed with half a  dozen trunks and as many valises, a  million dollars' or so, and an enviable  reputation as a ' successful smelter  expert. He is here representing* the  British Colnmbia Copper Company,  Limited, of New York and as an  earnest of his intention to erect a  smelter he brought with him Mr. John  Norborn the mining machinery expert  of the Union Iron Works San Francisco.  Mr. Johnson is the heavy weight  among the experts. He carries around  some 300 odd pounds daily and still remains a genial, jovial gentlemen.  Mr. Johnson was not desirous  of making public the: details'of his  plans, but he stated positively that he  was here to build a large smelter.  Questioned as to the location, Mr. Johnson stated that he would make a  thorough inspection of the district.  When asked regarding a water supply  he laughed. "That does not need to  frighten any one," he said. ''Water  is not a serious consideration with the  latest methods for taking care of the  slag. Any of the smalt streams in this  locality has sufficient water for a big  smelter."*  Mr. Johnson has been in consultation  with Mr. Keffer, of the Mother Lode,'  several times since his arrival. It is  understood that. Mr. Keffer believes  the most convenient and suitable site  for a smelter to treat Mother Lode ore  is up Copper creek, near Scott McRae's  ranch. The company took the precaution to secure a site here some time ago.  When Mr. Johnson has an opportunity  to look over the ground he will be in a  position to give more definite information. He has had a long and successful experience as a smelter expert. He  built the Hall mines smelter at Nelson,  smelters in Mexico and has just completed the erection of a smelter in California for the principals in the British  Columbia "Copper compony. He is a  graduate of the Royal Technical School  and Mining Academy of Stockholm,  Sweden.  Mr. Norborn is here to arrange for  the installation of the plant, which will  be supplied by the Union Iron Works of  San Francisco. This company supplied  the plant for the smelter erected by  Mr. Johnson in California.  MINING   NOTES  This week the committee of the  board of trade sent to Ottawa for  transhipment to the  Paris  exhibition,  THE.  an exhibit of Boundary creek ores..  The shipment includes specimens from  the different camps eand Camp McKinney. The mines represented are  Lexington, Lincoln, City of Paris,  Mother Lode, Morrison, Buckhorn,  Gold Bug, Knob Hill, Ironsides, Brooklyn, Stemwinder, War Eagle, Winnipeg, Golden Crown, Jewel, Enterprise;  Lakeside, King Soloinn, Big Copper,  Summit, B. C, and the following  Camp McKinney properties, Cariboo,  Anchor, Minnehaha, Waterloo, Fonte-  roy and Sailor.  Mr. Michael Shick, the well know  prospector, is in town from the Burnt,,  Basin section. . He reports that there  are 14 feet of quartz on the Topic, a  property which he recently acquired.  The ore from this, near the surface,  runs from $12 to S14 to the. ton in gold  and six ounces in silver. The intention is to put a force of men to work on  this property in the immediate future.  The shaft on the Mother Lode, he says,  is now down 60 feet, and crosscutting  will soon be. commenced. There are  250 tons of high grade ore on the dump  of the Mother Lode and 500 tons in  sight. A force of men is to be put at  .work on the showing of ten feet of copper ore on the Mother Lode.���Rossland  Miner.  James Wilkes, organizer for the  Western Federation of Miners, is in the  city for the purpose of organizing the  miners. He holds a meeting of miners  in Phoenix this (Friday) evening and  a meeting in Greenwood probably tomorrow (Saturday) evening. Mr.  Wilkes has been busy during the past  two months in the Slocan district where  the union ha ve held but for a $3.50 rate  for eight hours. He believes the wage  question will adjust itself in a short  time, but that the eight hour, law has  come to stay.  Gilbert Mahon, managing director of  the Jewell Gold Mining company, returned from Rossland on Wednesday.  On Thursday he and Mr. Norborn went  up to the Jewel. Mr. Norborn examin-'  ing the ground with a view,to selecting  a suitable site for a'cyanide plant.  This does not mean that the plant is to  be installed immediately, but Mr. Norborn was anxious to look over the  ground so thathe would be in a better  position to figure on the plant as soon  as required.  F. H. Oliver, manager of the Morrison Gold Mining company was in the  city this week. He visited the mine  andwas naturally pleased with the big  showing in the face of the tunnel. The  tunnel encountered a large body of ore 0  from which gold values as. high as $33  have been secured.  Jay P. Graves, his son Claude M..  Graves, Jno. P. Whitney and W. B.  Rulon were in the city this week. Mr.  Whitney is vice president of the City  of Paris company, and Mr. Rulon represents Mr. Graves' many interests in  the Quaker City.  No Screw to Break,  No Joints to Leak, '  No old fashioned Nozzle.  Perfection.  Warrented,  Recommended  and sold by  iilF  Books,       Papers,       Office  Supplies, Fvtc.  Mackenzie & Manri.  It pains us to learn that Mackenzie &  Mann are looking for railway contracts  in China. This enormousl3' enlarges  the area of the Toronto Tele  gram's vigilence. The Telegram's circulation is not large in China, and it is  unfair for Dan Foo and Bill Choo to  thus change the venue without the  Telegram's consent. They have no  senate in China to keep these bold men  in check, aud the work of blocking  their projects oyer all the wide stretches  of the Chinese empire is more than  ought to be imposed on any one newspaper.���Toronto Globe.  Mrs. roreman and Mrs. Nichols,  Teachers of Dancing and Physical  Culture.���Office Hours 11 a. m. to 1 p.  m.     Residence in  School House.  REID   WILL   OPPOSE   HENDERSON.  Opposition In New Westminister for the Attorney-General.  Vancouvkk, B. C, Aug. 16.���It has  been decided by the caucus committee  that Jas. Reid, lawyer, of New West-  minister, is to oppose Alexander Henderson in his fight for the retention of  his seat which he i.s to contest since  being appointed to the portfolio of attorney-general. It is considered in  New Westminister that Reid has a  stronger following than Munn. A very  hot campaign is being looked for.  Joseph Martin will speak in Reid's behalf. THE   BOUNDARY   CREEK   TIMES.  ii. iiai.i.i:tt.  H. C. SIIAW  HALLETT A SHAW  (��<XxtieictB, ����oftcitoris,  ���NOTARIRS   PUBLIC.  Cable Address: "hallett."  (Bedford M'^oill's  J Broomliall'*  ' Moi'eing" &.KeaVs  I<eiber"s.i)  Coi>i:S  Greenwood,  e, c.  DR1NGLE   &  WHITESIDE,  Barristers and Solicitors,  (ttofart'es (puflfie, etc.,    '  Barrett Block, Copi*ek Street,  .     greenwood.  R.  B.   KERR.  Barrister  and Solicitor,  ,.' Notahv Puiilio.  r.KKENWOOI), li. C.  !���  K. IIKOWN.  J.S.  AI..K. HALL.  MORHISON, I..I.  I.I.. II., II.  II.  %*$$, Q&rottm ���$��� (tttorrtBon  Barristers and Solicitors, Notaries  Public, Etc. ,  Naden-Flond Block, Copper Street  Greenwood.  F.  W.    GROVES.  Civil Sr Mii/iug Engineer  Provincial Land Surveyor,  GREENWOOD,   B. C. .   .     "  Mineral Claims Reported upon.  Underground Surveys.  a.  A.  GUESS, M.A. II.  A.  GUESS,  M.A.  Guess Bros.  CHEMISTS AND ENGINEERS.  M'LEOD M'KENZIE.  Mining Properties Examined and Reported on.   . (Estab. 1895).  Greenwood, B. C.  QHARLES AE. SHAW,  Civil    Engineer,  "Bomim'on. onb (proOtnctof fidnb giurBejjor;  GREENWOOD,   ,'-       B.C.  ARTHUR MOWAT,  <xnb Jneurtittte Qj5roftet\  Greenwood,   /   <>   ���>   ?   B, C;  Mr. J. P, McLeod and Miss McKenzie Married  at Hew Westminister.  Mr. J."P. McLeod, B. A., the well  known barrester, and Miss Kate M.  McKenzie were married in St.Andrew's  church, New Westminister, Friday,  Aug. 10, the officiating clergyman being Rev. Thos. Scouler. Both are weSl  a!nd popularly known throughout the  district. Mr. McI,eod has been practising here for the past two years, making Midway his headquarters. Miss  McKenzie was principal of the Midway  school for some time. They will reside  in Midway.  The Times joins their many friends  in extending hearty congratulations.  The New Westminister Columbian  says regarding the marriage:  The affair was quite devoid of any  ostentatious display, the services of  bridesmaids and groomsmen being dispensed with, and only a few personal  friends being present.  The bride recently retired from a  position on the teaching staff of the  Westminister public school, which profession the groom also adorned at one  time, having been principal of the Victoria high school. Retiring, he"took  up law, finishing his term in the office  of Mr. Aulay Morrison, M. P., this  city, and subsequently commencing  his practice at Midway.  After the ceremony, the newly married couple left for.Vancouver, en route  for Midway, where the bride will also  be welcomed by the many friends whom  she made while mistress of the public  school of that place.  FIREMEN'S  WANTS,  THE IMPERIAL HOTEL.  m. n. keeper,  Real Estate and /-lining Broker  OFFICE   OVER   BANK   OF   B. N. A.  GREENWOOD.  p?ORBESM.< KERBY';  Assoc. Merii. Can. Soc. Civil Engineers,  AND CIVII, ENGINEER,  ��(rtofori; (puBfic ��� MIDWAY,   B. c.  fa W. ROSS.  MINING AND SHARE BROKER,  COLUMBIA, B. C.  Boundary   and   Camp   McKinney  properties  given especial attention.  ���W. S. KEITH, M. E. F.     KETCHUM.  KEITH & KETCHUM  Will Be Taken Over by D. W. Morgan on  September 1st.  The Imperial hotel which was recently purchased by P. J'. Fihucane,  will be conducted by D. W. Morgan', of  Rossland, after September 1st. Mr.  Morgan has leased the premises and  intends running a first class hoteland  restaurant. His manager will be Max  Karter who ran the Clarendon before  it was burned down. Max is bound to  break the hoodoo which appears to  have associated itself with Mr!1 Morgan's hotel ventures in the 'district,' so  he went to'Victoria' last'week to secure  a mascot in the shape of a wife. The  happy couple "will spend their honeymoon in the coast cities and then come  direct to Greenwood.  Messrs. Graham & Perry have not  yet fully decided to build, but ih all  probability a large brick hotel will be  erected by'them on their property at  the' corner of Copper and Deadwood  streets.  Attended to by  Council���W.  E.   Fenton   Appointed Fire Chief.  Aldermen A. Fisher and David Beath  having taken their oath of office, sat at  the council board for the first time on  Mondaj' evening. Mayor Hardy was  in the chair and all the members save  Alderman Wood were pi escnt. Messrs.  Pringle & Whiteside solicitors for  Miller Bros., notified the council that  they intend taking;action for damages  because of the wrong grade, having  been given for their buildingon Copper  Street. The letter was referred to the  city solicitor.  A. S. Black representing the Greenwood Waterworks company asked for  ah extension of time on account of the  franchise granted to install an electric  light system throughout the city.  Messrs. Campbell &1 McGregor  were present a.nd addiressed; the  council. They pointed out that they  had only just' acquired the character  and the sixty days remaining of the  life of the franchise did not allow  sufficient time to install the plant they  were purchasing*. The question of  granting the extension was deferred  for one week.  The council went info committee to  discuss the requirements of the fire  'department. They decided to purchase  1500 :k it of hose, a hose cart, fire alarm  duty trui'iipet, hose and ladder straps,  18 helmet", ami 18 niackinaws. Extra  hydrants will be; placed under the  directionof street'superinteudent. , W.  E. Henton was', elected fire chief at a  salary of $100 a month and use of two  rooms in fire hall. His duties will commence September'' 1st. Mr. Henton  was a member of the Salt Lake City  fire department arid'comes well recommended. '    '"''..:'.  : Aid. Sutherland! gave notice to  amend water riate by-law so that rates  shall be payable in advance. The  clerk will be allowed three' per' cent  for collecting water rates. .    ���  A NEW TELEPHONE LINE.  GREENWOOD.   B. C.  Mining Properties Examined  AND    REPORTED   ON.  REAL ESTATE AND MINING  PROPERTIES.  . . .THE MART. . .  GAUNCE & WICKWIRE,  Agents.  Greenwood.  , BAUER: C.E., P.L.S.  VANCOUVER  i ASHCROFT.C.E.-.P.LS  8REEHWOOD  BAUER & ASHCROFT  (proCt'nct'of fionb Hiutntyore.  (twining otib Cttn'f (Engineering:  Mineral Claims  Surveyed and Crown Granted  ���  Laud and Engineering' Surveys  FIood-Nadeu Block, -   -   GREENWOOD, E C  G. M. HILLARY, B. Sc.  ASSAYER   AND  CHEMIST.  Graduate  of  McGill   University   in    Mininir  Enyiiieeriiiij-.  GREENWOOD   -   -   B. C.  Q H. ELLACOTT  B. Sc, A. M. Soc. C. E., DX.S., P.L.S.  Surveying and Engineering  undertaken in any part of  British Columbia.  Mining   Work    a    Specialty.  COLUMBIA, B. C.  A CHATAM VISITOR.  Mr. Douglas. Q. C, Is Visiting His Son In  This City.  W. J. Douglas, Q.;.C, ,a prominent  barrister of Chatam, Ont., is visiting  his son in this city. Mr. Douglas had  rather an exciting trip on the Columbia  & Western railway. He arid several  others rode on,a work-train to the sum-  jmit near Gladstone. From there a  hand-car was used. As it is down  !grade all the way to Cascade, the trip  required no effort on the part of the  ���passengers. Unfortunately, however,  the grade ceased*at the bridge and'the  car stopped in the center thereof. It  was late at night and very dark. On  'account of luggage, if was impossible  to use the handle, so that the passengers disembarked to find that the  bridge timbers were, some of them,  two and three feet apart. Naturally  Mr'. Douglas felt nervous travelling  180 feet above terra firma, but all got  over without accident. Mr. Douglas  visited the province seven years ago.  He sees some wonderful improvements.  He is deeply impressed with the possibilities of Boundary Creek as a mining  country.  The   Spokane   Northern   Extended   Into   The  Boundary Country.  Mr. J. M. Haydeh, manager of the  Spokane Northern' Telegraph company  of this city,; announces authoratively  that his line will be completed to the  Boundary country by the October 15th;  and will touch every town of consequence in that section; including Cascade City, Grand Forks, Columbia,  Curlew, Greenwood and Midway. Mr.  Corbin, ever alive to public interests  and wants, would have built this line  a year ago, had he been aMe to .secure  his" charter, which has"���been hanging  in the house at Ottawa until now. This  is a long felt want and should be appreciated by the people of this country  as it will give them direct communication with these important camps. Mr.  Corbin has great faith in the future of  thin country and he should be congratulated upon the enterprising way  in. which he backs his faith in constrct-  ing this expensive line.  He has secured the corner basement  room of the new Montreal bank building in this city for his quarters, which  is the finest business, location in the  city.���Rossland Miner.  Mrs. Foreman and Mrs. Nichols,  Teachers of Dancing and Physical  Culture.���Office'Hours 11a.m. to 1 pi  m..    Residence in School House.  ; FOR SAL/E���An organ nearly new.  A bargain. Apply A. Palmer, Greenwood, B. C.  ANNUAL MEETING.  Kerby's Map of Wellington Camp.  Candies,   Tobaccos,   Cigars,  Druggirts* Sundries. Stationery.  *���&--  etc,  H. B. MUNROE, Greenwood.  Boundary   Valley  Lodge  No. 38. I.O.O.F.  EETS every  Tuesday  1    Evening-   at   8.00   in  their lodjre room at Greenwood, B.C.   A cordial  invitation is extended to all sojourning  breth-  ern. Thos. M. Gullev, N.G.  Duncan Ross, Rec. Sec.  Firemen   Elect   Officer's    and   Arrange   for  Ball.  The annual meeting of the Volunteer  Fire department was held at the court  house    last    Friday     evening.       The  following  officers  were elected for the  current year, pres., W.  S. Keith;  vice-  pres.,   J.   C.    Goupil;    secretary,    J.  Ehrlich;  Treas.,  Ed.   Mortimer.    The  department recommended the following  four to council as suitable candidates  for the position of chief:     W. 13. Henton, A.  Hallett,  F. Wilson and R. H.  Palmer.       The   department   is   in   a  flourishing     condition.        It     has   32  active  members  who   are enthusiastic  in  their  work.     Meetings will be held  every  Friday  evening   in    the    court  house.     The   department   decided   to  give  a  grand ball in Barrett's hall on  the  evening of Labor Day September  4th.  Fighting* Joe.  Joe Martin is'still alive. The News-  Advertiser had the temerity to state  that; Mr. Martin was responsible for  the effort to remove the land registry I  office from New Westminister after the  fire. The reply came in the following  letter to F. C. Cotton:  Vancouver, Aug. 10, 1899.  Hon. F. C. Carter-Cotton, Finance  Minister, Victoria���Dear Sir: Enclosed  I seud you a cutting from the News-  Advertiser of today, headed "Opposition Weak."  I beg to call your attention to the  very improper, false and misleading  statements contained in the latter part  of the same, with reference to the government's action with regard to New  Westminister. I would not trouble you  with this matter were it not for the  fact of your well known connection  with this paper. I leave it to you to  take whatever steps you see fit to contradict the statements made. As you  are well aware, everything that has  been done with regard to New Westminister has been done by the government as a whole, and it seems to me  a very pitiable  the News-Advertiser to gain some support for the government candidate at  the coming election by making statements containing inuendos against me  and praises for Mr. Semlin and yourself, which are absolutely without any  foundation whatever. Yours truly,  Josbph Martin.  QREEMWmOD   is   the   financial  and commercial centre of the Boundary Creek district.    It is   the supply point  for   the ; mining camps:      From  the cityV:  roads lead to the. . . . . . v  Deadwood,  Copper,     Suiiimif  Long Lake, Skylark;  White and Atwood,"   *  Wellington, Sift  ����,��,And Other Boundary Creek Camps,,  %.  m  ^>^r^- :u:-^J^<^  Have Branches in the City.  ��'  is*1  I  I  1  For Price of L/Ots and other information, address  Robert Wood or C. Scott Galloway  Greenwood, Boundary Creek, B, C.  Or Apply to the Agents :  F. COSTERTON   A. K. STUART, J. B. JOHNSON & CO.  Vernon  Vancouver.  Rossland.  GREAT  Prospectors save packing by buying*.your outfits at West-  bridge 10 miles above Rock Creek.  NOTE A FEW OF OUR PRICES.  Hams 11% cts.  Bacon 17*^ cts  Drv Salt IS cts  attempt on the part of   su^ar , 8.35 cwt  Flour 2.25 sack  Rice 10 lbs for $1  Powder 19c case lot  Fuse $1 coil  Caps: $1 box  Jessop Steel 18c lbs  A Full Stock Now on Hand of Miners' and Prospectors Supplies.  Boots and Shoes. Groceries, Hardware, and Gent's Furnishings.  (3. O. G$U/SE,  SUCCESSOR TO  HERBERT <& GUISE. THE   BOUNDARY    CREEK   TIMES,  ^m?mwmmmmw??mmi��  El Crepusctilo, ;  Por Larranaga,  Benjamin Franklin,  Manuel Garcia, Alonza  El Ecuador  Bock, and Africana      ,  La Flor De R Fulton  ..Turkish and Egyptian..  CIGARETTES.  Pipes a!ncl * Smokers  Articlesv^'v .; .v.-^^  STATIONERY.  H.A.KING&Co.  COPPER &-':":."  ^iMiiUttttiittUUMiUUMiils;  SILVER-LEAD QUESTION,  Mr. Buchanan's Views of the. Situation���What  He Advocates'.  Mr. Buchanan said: In the early part  of the winter of 1898, the. subject of the  necessity of doing* something* to relieve  the difficulties under which  the silver-  lead industry of Kootenay was laboring* came'.before the Kaslo  board of  trade, and I was.appointed upon a committee formed  to investig-ate, and re?  port .upon  the  subject..   The Ding-ley  tariff had come into operation on the  1st of July, 1897.. Prior- to that, under  ���  the Wilson tariff,1 we1"had entry for our  ores into; the '��� United. States markets,  upon' the payment of a duty of $15 per  ton or % cent per pound upon.the lead  contents  of the  orej 'and we also had  entry into that market for lead in bullion at; the rate of  1-cent per pound.  The Pilot Bay smelter had closed down  before the Ding-ley tariff wasadopted,  and   before there was any  certainty  that it would be adopted.  The Ding-ley  tariff added $1 per ton to the duty upon  ore making the duty  one  and a half  cents   per'pound.    This   immediately  closed a great many of our mines.    To  a greater or less extent, lead has been  -produced in British  Columbia  for the  past 11 years.    The number  of silver-  lead   claims i that, have 'been recorded  must amount to many thousands.    Out  of  these,   hundreds  have undoubtedly  good showings, and have, in fact, been  developed to the extent that they   have  been  made  shipping-   properties.    But  how many of thes<} properties have existed and persisted  up to the present  time?   Out of these hundreds of claims  comparatively few closed down for the  want of ore,   and yet very few exist  now as shipping- mines. This, of course  indicates that there was some difficulty  in   their way.    They   would  not  pay,  and they had to close down on that account.    The  majority  of  these mines  are closed down on a question of a few  dollars  per  ton,   and a few dollars additional  value  per ton would set them  working-  again.    The   Kaslo   board of  trade considered that the creation  of a  home market in Canada would in some  measure alleviate the difficulty. Finally  the duty devolved upon   myself, of going to Ottawa, which I  did in the winter of 1898.   With others, I interviewed  committees of ministers, and ministers  individually, also the   various  departments, in fact, all who had an interest,  direct   or   indirect   in   this  particular  question.    They were loth to make any  promises,  and we were at leng-th   informed by Mr. Patterson,commissioner  of customs, that it was the intention to  immediately begin preliminary negotiations  with   the  United  States, in regard to a treaty covering  all points in  dispute  between the countries, and   in  connection   with   this, it was proposed  to arrange for a measure of reciprocal  trade.    We were informed  that the administration   were  unwilling, pending-  the result of these neg-otiations, to take  any  steps to  amend the tariff on lead  productions.    There  were numbers of  mineowners in Ottawa at the time, and  we came to the conclusion   that  if  under reciprocal arrangements, the duties  on   lead  going- into  the United States  could be taken off, it would answer the  purpose,   and   the   American   market  would- undoubtedly be the  best market  we could hope to find.     There are only  two   lead   markets���one   the   United  States'and the other  the  world.'   London prices prevail in all   countries outside   of the   United  States,  that have  free trade relations with Great Britain.  We   presented   our   memorials  to the  Canadian commissioners,   asking  that  they   would   endeavor  to  obtain   such  terms as1 would make lead in   all forms  free, as between the two countries, and  particularly lead bullion and lead ores.  Mr. J. B. McArthur went east last summer, and we appointed him as  our  representative, and with our requests, he  appeared before the conference in Quebec, and in his report,   made to us, he  assured  us'  thaat   the  commissioners  would use every effort to comply  with  bur  wishes,   and it  was   believed that  they  would   secure,   not only free  admission   of  ores,   but also free admission of bullion. You are told that these  are concessions that will   never be obtained.    They will be opposed  by  the  lead mining interests on the other side,  they will be opposed by ; the lead trust,  and-we fully'agree  with   that.,   There  will  probably be   opposition  on   both  sides of the line  against  any  proposal  for reciprocity.   However,  as  you all'  know,   a   very great deal of progress  was made by the commissioners at the  conference, and'a scheme of reciprocity  was   actually  arranged.    We were not  asking*  the  Americans for something,  with   nothing-  to give.    We knew that  to obtain : favors, weymustsgive favors;  Sir  Richard Cartwright and Sir I^ouis  Davies, who no doubt shaped the policy  of the  Canadian   commissioners,   are  men who have been trying* to  g-et reciprocity for the  last  30  years.    It was  only   at   our earnest  solicitation that  lead ores were put upon the list  at all.  It.was liberal on the part of the  commissioners to take the  stand they-did,-  in deference to our wishes.    Up to the  last moment of the session of the conference, on their adjournment last winter, the matter stood  in   this  position,  that   the   commissioners    had   pretty  nearly come to the  conclusion   that  it  was hopeless to apply  for  free admission  of  lead  bullion or manufactured j  lead,    but   they  still  maintained that,'  position, as shown in a letter from Mr.  Charlton, dated from  Washington; on  the 14th of January; and a telegram to  the   Kaslo   board'':'������ of. trade from Mr.  Bostock.    A   memorial   had   been ob-  tainedfrorii the shippers  of  lead  ores  in  the   Slocan  camp, from Ainsworth  and Kaslo,. and the  resolution of the  Kaslo board of trade has been obtained  and Mr. Bostock himself had copies  of  them, and so we replied to him infthis  way:    "This   matter   was. fully   considered in June last, miners unanimous7  that free ores should be considered, if  free bullion cannot be obtained.''..,  This is how matters stood at the adjournment of the conference. The  Toronto Telegram congratulated the  Kaslo board of trade on being the one  bod}' that was going to get what it  asked for.   . ..-'���', -  There is now no data fixed for the resumption of the conference. However.  we feel that a proper authoritative expression of opinion from this convention will carry more weig-ht than any  other,kind of memorial that could be  placed before the commissioners.  . The greatest amount of lead ever produced in one year in Canada was some  19,200 tons, in 1897, and during part of  that year the mines had the benefit of  the Wilson tariff. Last year, althoug-h  a good one in may respects showed a  considerable fall. In British Columbia  we produced about 34,000 tons of ore.  We are told that this could be disposed  of at home, without reference to the  American market. The Canadian  market for lead in all forms, will  amount to about 12,000 tons per annum.  By far the greatest proportion of this  will be in the form of paint. j  ���About three of the hig*h grade mines  in the Slocan can continue to. work at  the present time, and they can pay any  charges that can lie imagined. All the  other mines are engag-ed at the present  time in development work. It is desirable that this state of things should  continue? Shall our production be  restricted for all time to 19,000 or 20,-  000 tons of lead, as a maximum, or is  it desirable that we should make every  possible effort to open up about 200 lead  mines in British Columbia. I maintain that there is no basis for the argument that our mine owners would not  benefit, and benefit largely by the re  moval of this duty upon lead ores.  The only other country except Canada  that is shipping lead ores into the  United States is Mexico, and in the  year that the United States got 16,000  tons from us, they 60,000 tons from  Mexico.  This is our case, Mr. Chairman, and  you may be sure that we are supported  in this contention by all those who are  engaged* in lead mining in this country. .  Rossland is rapidly becoming- the  financial headqnarters of Southern  British Columbia. Prosperity in the  silver-lead mining districts will mean  additional prosperity in the districts of  commerce and finance, such as the  Rossland district.    (Applause.)  Gem Restaurant  DEALERS   IN-.  FRESH & ANB _��' CUREB # MEATS  Fish, Poultry, Oysters and Game in Season.  And  Meals  LUNCH COUNTER.  at all hours.  Open Day and Night.  Private Boxes. Lunches put   up  and delivered.     Ice  cream  in   season.  Telephone  WERNER & PITTOCK, Proprietors.  COPPEK STKEKT - - -  GREENWOOD,   B.C.  Free  Delivery ��� to ��� all /..Mining ��� Gamps,  TELEPHONE No. 2.  P. O. BOX 9.  - GREENWOOD, B. C.  ���MARKETS AT-   CASCADE,  GRAND  FORKS,   GREENWOOD   and MIDWAY.  A Choice Line of Staple and Fancy'  r  hi  Has Arrived.  EVERYTHING   FRESH.  '4�� We want your patronage, ��$���  Mine Pumps  IMPROVED SINKING PUMPS.  j33CS?SS?S?S*5SS<*S(SSS<SS5i  PISTON PATTERN.  This Pump is of comparatively iitrht* weig-ht  easy to handle and (fives unqualified satisfaction,. It has no projecting-, valve, gear, or parts,  liable to breakages in handling; It is fitted  with convenient suspending hooks and is easily  repacked. Mine Superintendents and others  are invited to send for our catalogue and  figures before purchasing-. ...;    "We manufacture a full   line of Pumps for  mine work..  Nortlie? M'fg. Co., Ltd.  Toronto, Ont.  CUNLIFFE A ABLETT  1 Agents at Rossland.  M-.-E; fRAZEE,  Grocery and Bakery,  Hamill Block, Copper Street, Greenwood.  g^��<��^��^���+.*^.*.t m .o. ..�� ��-^����.,t���� mn.a������  MACK AY & WALK EN  Agents at Vancouver.  I Sumiiier Classes  ��� -. j ���    .''    AND  Summer Prices.  TO THOSE  '��� who desire j  to prepare for J  ;the series of 1  Winter Dances '  Mrs. Foreman j  will ��� give in- j  Ktructions    in 1  'round dancing and the Lancers on Tuesdays and Saturdays.   .  WEDNESDAY   EVENINCiS���New   figures of the " German .Cotillion." .    "      .  Admission,, each class,   Gentlemen  ' cents,Xadies' complimentary.  fifty I  ^^^^>^^0  McELMON  Greenwood St.  Opposite Rendell's New,Block.  ' Having-;quit the '.' stage  express office I will, devote  my whole time to the  watch repairing- business.  OF GREENWOOD.  I**"*8*"  *  #���='  =��*���  *  ��  ���a?  #  W  r  THE MOST UP-TO-DATE STYLE  anything in the line of Job Printing. A  merchant who uses "cheap and nasty" stationery'and printing dues his business a,serious  injury���it is dear at a gift. Moral : Use none ���  other but ours aud  #  *  **  m  ���w*  S*=  *  *  "-��  Proprietors of the Fletcher &  Goodhue sawmill, is prepared  to furnish all kinds of Rough  and Dressed  LUMBER,  Lath, Mouldings,  Etc., Etc.  Greenwood Office���Corner of Mineral  and Kimberley streets.  1.I.  EH.  Insurance, {Mining and T^eal  Estate Broker,  GREENWOOD    -  B.C.  thorough acquaintance  with  the Boundary  Creek aud Kettle River mining districts.  Mines Examined and Reported on.  Save Money by purchasing your Ticket direct  from Greenwood to points on the Coast or East.,  OCEAN     TO     OCEAN  Without change of Cars, via  And S00 PACiFIC LINE  YOLJ PRQSRER  ���-#  *  �����t   (0etittbarg   ���reeft   Zinw*  COPPER ST.  .Naden^Flood Block...  GREENWOOD, B. C.  Tilt  The " IMPERIAL LIMITED."  fastest  train   between    the   Atlantic and  Pacific.  Eastbouud leaves Sicomous Jet. at 2:35  Wcstbount le.-nes Sicomous at 23:2<j  Connecting stc.'inier leaves Peuticton.  TUESDAY. THURSDAY. SATURDAY, 7:30 a.m  Connecting steamer arrives at Penticton  MONDAY.   WEDNESDAY.     FRIDAY,    17:30  Accelerated  service into th�� Kootenay Mining  District.  Through Tickets to all Eastern Points  AT LOWEST RATES.  For  full   information   as to time, rates, Etc.  also   for  copies of Canadian   Pacific Railway  publications apply to  F. T. ABBOTT. - Agent. Greenwood,  Or to   E. J, COYLE.  Vancouver.   B.  C.  Asst. General  Passenger Agem. THE   BOUNDARY   CREEK   TIMES.  Q&ountorp ��va& itxwitB  The  PUBLISH El)   WEEKLY   I1Y  Boundary Creek, Printing & Publishing:  Duncan Ross...... ,.....-... ...Editor.  \V. J. HAKiiEK :........., Manajrer.  SATURDAY,  AUGUST 19   18<*9.  THE GREENWOOD SCHOOL.  Monday, the 14th day of August, the  public schools of the province were reopened after the midsummer holidays.  Greenwood occupied the unfortunate  position of having no public school to  open and no immediate prospects of  securing one. The hundred school  ���children in the city must.be taught  privately or not at all. The city is  without a school building, teacher or  trustees.1 Greenwood is an. incorporated city in the province of British  Columbia���a province of which it has  been said that it possesses the most  liberal and advanced system of education in the world. Greenwood did not  spring up in a day. Its growth has  been gradual, giving plenty of time to  meet any requirements of the public.  There is no excuse for the absence of  educational facilities. It is simply the  outcome of a government divided  against itself and a consequent neglect  of public duties.  In 1896 a public school was established in Greenwood. In order that  there might be no delay in securing for  the small number of children then in  the city, a building was provided by  Mr. Robt. Wood. This building was  used until the close of the school term  this year���not because it was suitable,  but because the government never  could appreciate the importance of the  city and never took the steps necessary  to,provide a more suitable building.  This building was rented by the owner  after the last school term. For two  years the trustees urged upon the  education department to do something*.  At last the government called for  tenders for. the erection of a school  building. Nearly all the local contractors sent in tenders. After examining  the tenders the government decided  that the cost would be too great and  that the building contemplated could  not be erected. The board of trustees  gave up in disgust and resigned., Now  the government have mutilated the  plans and want contractors to tender  on a cheap-basis.  Even if the members of the government take the desperate plunge of expending a few dollars on a cheap  school building in the city, two or  three months will elapse before the  building is available. In the meantime, the children can enjoy the beauties of nature and become more perfect  in that higher education which comes  from the associations of the street, and  the parents may trust in God and tell  their friends in the east all about that  perfect system of education in vogue  in this province.  The gentlemen are largely interested  in the Dominion ; Copper company  which was organized for the purpose of  acquiring and developing McKenzie,  Mann & Go's large and valuable mining- interests. The gentlemen are  wide awake business men, ready to engage in any legitimate enterprise that  is likely to prove profitable. They  were most favorably impressed with  Greenwood and showed a strong  anxiety to invest their money in these  undertakings necessary to secure for  the city all the advantages to which  she is entitled by the position she occupies. The Dominion Copper company is a strong and enterprising  institution which can do much for  Greenwood and it is indeed fortunate  that some of the principals are so  favorable impressed with the city.  THE NEW ATTORNEY-GENERAL.  Whatever may be the result of the  New Westminister bye-election, there  are good prospects of stormy  political times in the province. : Alex.  Henderson - brings no strength to a  weak government'. He is not the man  for a position that carries grave responsibilities because of the hasty experimental legislation passed at the  last session of the,, provincial parliament. ,���'...  What the province needs is an attorney-general with Joe Martin's  strength without his weakness. Henderson possesses neither.  The White Front Store; next door to Postoffice, are clearing  out the whole of their  ��� ��������������������������������������������������� 9��������*��0e-9��9������ ����������������������������������������� ������IM����Ott��MtfO0ltlMIM ���������������������������  ��� ���ll(lt����l����*l*llltltlll��tl:j|l��(����l��(l��l|lll*tl||MIIMIll��l(ttfllMIIIIII��->*ll����  aaaaa��aaaaaa��aaaaaaaaaaa��aa*aa��a����aaaaaaa*��aaaaa��aaaaaa��aaaaaaaaaaaaaawaaaa*��aaaa  ��� ������������������������ ������Ot��*��a-����-B*-��*-��-��-��0*�� *)-�������������� -������������������������������������-������������ ������t*��Ot����ltlt0M8M0tM��O����ffM  Also Are Carrying a Full Line of x-.,  BOOTS, SHOES, AND GENTS' FURNISHINGS.  Bank of Montreal  Capital, all paid up.  $12,000,000.  Rest- $6,000,000.  President:  Lord Strathcona and Mount Royal.  Vice-President:  Hon. Geokge A. Dkummond.  General Manager E. S. Clouston.  ili    i%    i%  Branches in London (England),  New York, Chicago,  And in the principal cities in Canada.  ������    *   *.  Buy and Sell Sterling Exchange and  Cable Transfers; Grant Commercial  and Travellers' Credits, available in  any part of the World.  Drafts issued,  Collections made,  etc.  Greenwood Branch,  F. J. FINUCANE. Manager  THE   CANADIAN  MINERAL  EXHIBIT  FOR PARIS.  The exhibit which the committee of  the Greenwood Board of Trade sent to  the Paris Exposition cannot but be of  the greatest benefit in advertising the  mineral resources of the district. The  exhibit is not very large, but it giyes a  very' good idea of. that wonderful  variety of ore which is to be found in  the district. There will be numerous  mining, men at the Paris Exposition,  and no man could examine the Boundary Creek exhibit without coming to  the conclusion that the ore came from  a district worthy of the expert's attention.  Branch  S tres at Rock Creek and Rendeli.  Carry complete line of supplies for Camps  and Prospectors.  OLSON & PHELAN  Government St,     n*^ 000^0*01**.        Greenwood, B.C.  MiiiiUiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiuiiiiiiiiiaiiiiiUiiiiiiiiiiuuaiaiaiiuu^  Jno. R. Reavis is now proprietor and  manager of the Grand Forks Miner.  Grand Forks is getting a good many  good things these days. v.- .  The Cascade Record was published  in red last week in honor of the arrival  of the engine in that city.  FURNITURE  RECEIVING  NEW GOODS   DAILY.  NOW Is the Time to Furnish Your House.  ."; Latest    consignment    containing'   Screens,   Mirrors,  Shades,   Curtain   Poles   and   fixtures,   Picture    and   Wall  Mouldings',- Refrigerators, Etc., Etc.. Just Arrived .���...   Head Office V TORONTO.  Established 1867.  Paid-tip Capital >��� $6,000,000.  Rest.  [Six Million Dollars.]  ........:..;......;....:.:..:.^!fi.o<)o.oob.  PRESIDENT;  HON.   GEO.   A.  COX.  , E. WAI.KER,  General Manager.  J.  H.rWWMBH,  Asst. General Manager.  T. M. GtflULEY & C��.  Copper St, Greenwood,  Furniture, Urdertakino  and Embalming.  ^nn?tT?TTTTTH?T?T1H?Tmm??TtTT?fn?TTT?T??T?T??T?T?TTTf?Tf?TT?TT??TTTSS:  A HEALTHY GROWTH.  The*K ��� is no sign of strength in  frantic efforts to tell the people how  prosperous we are and how much more  prosperous we are going to be. It  shows weakness when a city makes a  mad plunge to save its existence and  then goes into hysterics because it  does exist. Too much publicity cannot be given to the advantages possessed by a city, but this publicity  should be given in a manner that will  win confidence and respect. A city  occupying a natural position, with  mining camps surrounding' it and  tributary to it, is bound to grow.  Men's expedients may encourage this  growth, but it will grow anyway.  Greenwood  has grown, not because  of any hothouse treatment or any frequent display of fireworks, but because  it was and is in a position  to command  and secure the  trade.    This  year the  building operations involve an amount  greater than the value of all the buildings which were heretofore in the city.  Without   any   special   effort,   without  plunging  the  city  heavily  into debt,  financial  men  are perfecting plans to  carry on   undertakings  that  will  still  closer cement the relations existing between the city and surrounding camps.  Backed  by 53,000,000, the British  Columbia Copper company has its expert  in the district with a view of  selecting  the best site on Boundary Creek for a  large smelter.    Another big company  intends utilizing the power of Boundary   Falls   to   generate  electricity   to  light  the city and "bperate a tramway  between   Greenwood  and surrounding  camps. These are only a few of several  undertakings    that    are    backed    by  capital and   will soon  be accomplished  facts.  This Bank has the largest number of  Branches of any Bank in Canada, with  Agencies at New York, Chicago, New  Orleans, Skagway and Dawson City.  Accounts of Corporations, Merchants,  and Individuals received on favorable  terms.        .       ;. ���  Drafts, Commercial Credits, Travel  lers' Credits,.and Circular Notes issued  available,in any part of the World.  Approved Notes Discounted, Collections made. ���.-.-������  A general  Banking business   tran-.:  sacted.  Greenwood Branch,.,,  D. -A. CAMERON.  ' Manager.  THE  BANK   OF  Established hi-1836.  Incorporated by Royal Charter.  Paid-up Capital $4,866,666  Reserve Fund..... $1,460,000  Loudon Office:  3 Clement's Lai'.e, Lombard Street, E. C.  COOKT OF DlRECTORS'ID  J. H. Brodie, John James Carter. Gaspard  Farrer, Richard H. Glyn, Henry I. R. Farrer,  Ed. Arthur Hoare, H.J.B. Kendall, J. J.Kings-  ford, Fred Lubbock, George D. Whatman.  Secretary, A. G. Wallis. '  Pead office in Canada: St. James St., Montreal"  H. Stikeman, general manager.     "  J. Elmsley, inspector.  ���  ���a-'-.  Branches in Canada:  London, Brantford, Hamilton, Toronto,  Moutreal. Ottawa, Kingston, Qnebec, St. John,  N. B., Brandon, Winnipeg, Fredericton, N. B.,  Halifax. Victoria, Vancouver, Rossland, Kaslo,  Trail, Aslicroft. Dawson City, Klondike, N. ,W.  T.j Greenwood. Atlin and Bennett, B. C.  AclvN'TS   IN   THE   UNITED   STATES:  Spokane���Traders' National Bank and Old  National Bank. New York���(52 Wall street)  W. Lawsoii and J. C.. Welsh, agents. San  Francisco���(124 Sansome street) H. J. Mc-  Michael and J. R. Ambrose agents.  London Bankers:  The Bank ofgEngland and Messrs. Glyn & Co.  Foreign Agents:  Liverpool���Bank of Liverpool. Australia���'  Union Bank of Australia. New Zealand���Union  Band of Australia, Bank of New Zealand.  India, China and Japan���Chartered Mercantile  Bank of India, London and China, Agra Bank.  West Indies���Colonial Bank. Paris-Marcuard.  Krauss & Co.   Lyons���Credit Lvonnais.  F. J. MITCHELL  faefyionaBk i &ufor,  DOMINION  COPPER COMPANY.  HAS JUST  RECEIVED  A LARGE  BEATH & OROK  Have  secured a complete  draying outfit and are prepared to do  all kinds  of  heavy  teaming  on  the shortest notice.    Mining  supplies hauled to any part -of the district.  F. T. SHORT, /Wasaeer.   Greenwood,   B.   C.  ������ /nONEY SAVED...  Is Money Made.  "yOU can  save money  by buying your, , , ,  Unlimited space precluded an extensive reference to the visit of Messrs.  Jaffray Cox  and   Pallatt   last   week.  SPRING 0 SUMMER  SUITINGS.  PERFECT PIT GUARANTEED.  Greenwood  -AT-  A  Prompt Service ��� and y Safe  Delivery,  St,      Greenwood,!        , , , , GREENWOOD, B.   C.  ���COPPER STREET-  GREENWOOD,   B.  C. V  1  THE   BOUNDARY   CREEK   TIMES,  A TELEGRAPH LINE.  KETTLE   RIVER. MINING   DIVISION.  Record  WILL BE   BUILT   BY  D. C. CORBIN  To Greenwood and Other Boundary Creek  Points. Work Wlil Begin at Once and  Rushed to Completion. Supplies all  Purchased. .The Line Will Connect With  Corbin and Other American Telegraph  Systems.     ���'  A private dispatch from Spokane announces that all the supplies necessary  for the construction of a telegraph  line from Marcus to Boundary Creek  has been puchasred and active work  will begin immediately. The line is  being built by a company who were  granted a charter at the recent session  of the Dominion parliament. The  moving, spirit in the company is Mr.  D. C. Corbin of Spokane and the other  incorporators are John Dean of Rossland and Duncan Ross of Greenwood.  The line wiil be operated in connection  ���with the Corbin system along the  Spokane Falls & Northern railway  Which' was retained when the railway  itself was sold to the Great Northern  company. Already a branch is in  operation between Meyer's Falls and  Republic but this will be abandoned as  soon as the line to Boundary creek is  completed.  The intention of the company is to  build from Marcus, Wash., following  the Kettle river to Grand Forks. Fro"m  here the line may be built to Greenwood  direct and on to Midway and Curlew  or it may continue along the Kettle  river, to Midway "���and thence up to  Greenwood. In any case the Republic  branch will start from Curlew creek as  it is'to expensive keeping the present  Republic line in repair.  As the construction of the telegraph  line is to be rushed there is no good  reason why it should not be completed  to Greenwood within sixty days.  The extension of the Corbin system  into the city will be a decided advantage.- It not only assures competition  but as it is to be constructed along a  different route to the C. P. R. line there  is a possibility that one line may be up  when the other is1 down.  of Mineral  Locations for the Week  Ending August 9.1899.  ' August 3. .  .     '  White I/iiv, Kimberly camp, J. ZnrllncU.  Red Star, Kimberley camp, J. Zurfluch.  Phoenix, Kimberley camp, C. Haering-.  August 4.  Parrot, Canyon creek, E. Sullivan.  Baruato Junction, Canyon creek, S. L. "Carson.  August 7.  Copper Queen, Kimberley camp. G. Henderson.  Clifford, Kimberley camp, T. Hardy.  Black Jack, Kimberley camp, S. Bond, et al.  Golden Tankard, Me3:ers creek, Jas. Wisted.  Vesivius, Deadwood camp, R, McCulloch.  Maple Leaf. Kimberley camp, E. Pope.  Dominion, Kimberley camp, E. Pope.  Nimble Pick, Myers creek, A. T. Day.  August 8.  W. P., Copper camp, P.O. Laughlin.  N. V. fraction, Copper camp, E. A. Graham.  Big Wash, Copper camp, J. McMillan.  Badger, Deadwood camp. A. Hanson, et al.  Kensington, Smith's camp, A. Hanson, et al.  Bristol, Deadwood camp, J.  Massam.  Viking,Long I/ake, W. S. Thompson.  Berlin, Long Lake, C. Gaining.  August 9.  Only Chance. Skylark camp. J. Christie, et al.  Golden Cache, fraction, Central camp, J. Campbell.  Superior',' Canyon creek, J. Gray.  CIRCULAR LETTER.  To Shippers, Consignees, and all Concerned.  Cascade, Grand Forks, Greenwood and  Midway.  For your information I would advise  that our track is now being laid across  the Kettle River bridge at Cascade and  we expect to commence forwarding  freighfr for above points by the end of  this week. The chief engineer advises  me that it should not take more than  ten days longer to reach Grand Forks,  when the track reaches that point  freight for Grand Forks and points  west will be forwarded there. Owing  to our limited storage facilities, for the  present consignees are requested to  arrange to take prompt delivery of  their goods after arrival at Cascade or  Grand Forks. It is also imperative  that properly signed orders for the  delivery of all freight are forwarded to  our agents at above points as no goods  will be delivered to freighters unless  they present such an order. All goods  remaining on our hands after the receipt of advice by the consignees will  be entirely at owners risk.  F. W. PETERS,  Asst. General Freight Agent.  Certificates of Work.  August 4..   ,  copper King No. 2. Dan curran.  Gold commissioner,Dau curran.  Arizona, Chris. McDonnell.  Gold Bug, Chris. McDonell.   f .   '  Lancashire Lass, J. T. Erwin.  Homestake, A. Waddell.  Brooklyn, Hugh Reed.  August 7.  Herbert Spencer, F. K. McMann.  Dormard, G. H. Ford, et al. :.   ,  New York, G. H. Ford, et al.  Pioneer, G. H. Ford, et al.  Idaho, H. H. Shellenberger."  Boston, J. M. Fairbank.  Ruby, Geo. cook, et al.  .     . August 8.  Douglas, F. H. carey. ">���- ���''.''���  F. V., W. S. Fletcher.  ���        August 9.  Kootenay, Recordia Exploration co. Ltd.  Pyramid, Lake D. Wolferd.        .  Electric, Robert Wood. <  No. IS, Robert Wood.  No. 9, Robert Wood. ,  Excelsior, F.c. Burley. .  Diamond, fraction, F. c. Burley,     ���       '  Alpine, fraction, F. c. Burley.  Frederic G., G. L. Taft.  Sunny Side, W. G. McMynn.  Iron Pyrites, E.c. Brown, etal.  Transfers.  August 2.  Wind Fall, all, Thos. Lauzon  to J. H. Sibbald.  Yucon, fraction, all, F.   W. * Grover to Mary  Garland.  August 4. ���  '  c.  O. D. and O. K. No. 2, O. D. Sanford to T.  T. McDonald, et al. .       [. <  ���   ���'������ ' August 8.  Ben gale, Ji, Norris Gaiuor to JqIiii Massam.  Rainstorm, *4, H. Magnuson to J.Bergman.  August 9.  Yukon 1-6, Victoria 1-9, P. T, Larson to Jas. E.  Jones.  White Horse, 1-0, J. B. Singer to M. E. Mercer.  Humbold, \i, T. E. O'Brien to J. M. O'Toole.  Morning Glory, %, John Bergman to Henry  Magnuson.  Morning Glory %, Rainstorm %, H. Magnuson  to J. A. Munson. c.     .  ���e HUNTER-KENDRICK   0. LTD  6ET6S  SHOES FOR  THE MASSES.  ���.OUR:  mom 'nkPMMfMMM^i  WVJM* m H��SS�� WQ��f  *=3  wm:  i o    o     o  SEE OC//*? Complete  stock  of Ladies', Misses'  and Children's Shoes and Slippers,  I SHOES ��:  �� Me"> ffi  Jul-Women ��  jffi and ��  tfi Children. \H  *#.. I��  PRESBYTERAN CHURCH.  Grand Forks Mining Division,  Records of Mineral Locations for the Week  . Ending August 9th.  August 4.  Moose Head, Standard Mt., J. P. Robertson.  Black Jack, Standard Mt., J. P. Robertson.  Sunshine, Standard Mt., J. P. Robertson.  Independent, Standard Mt��� J. R, Robertson;  Sittimr Bull, Brown's creek, Sam McOrmoud.  Little Dorritt, North Fork  Kettle river, R.  H.  Smith,  Mid-Day Sun, N. of Grand Forks, C. Smith.  Morning   Star,   North of Grand Forks, Tom  Anderson. ���..-..  Manilla, North of Grand Forks, C. C. Bernard.  August 7.        :  Rocket, Shamrock Mt. D. D. Ferguson.  Stockwell, Gladstone Mt. G. F. Curtis.  Derby, Gladstone Mt.,' F. B. Curlis.  Ruby, Carter's camp, D. R. Clevenger.  Cniwu Point, McRoe creek, J. Hughes.  August 9. ������ ��  R. Kipling, Wellington cpuip, C. D. Rogers.  Clare, Summit camp, F. Coat.  Shot Over, McRae creek, J. Dickson.  McRae, McRae creek, J. Dickson.  Lake Side, Christina Lake. J. R. Cranston.  Black Bear, Christina Lake, J. B. Singer.  Creditor Bill, McRae creek, J. H. Gaiser.  Sailor, Wellington camp, W. C, Crawford.  Olga, Gllpins ranch, S.C. Rickards.  Number, Gilpin's ranch, D. Rickards.  August 10.  Gold Dollar, Burnt Basin, C. Williamson.  Golden Age, (frrction), Burnt Basin, R. Cooper.  Golden Horn, Wellington cump, W.  Georgeard  T. G.' Edwards.  We carry American and Canadian Goods, prices  are  always right as we buy direct from the makers,  -���#     ooie      i&  gAGENTS $  $ -for th-    1  jjg fine Shoes^  /7~'S ALWAYS a pleasure to show goods, and  have customers examine this well assorted stock.  KENDRIG  \~9^+m**9+9-*9+9 9> 9 4**9^9h**m*-9y49?*-9 49B-9-B9*m-49+9 <��-��--l-p��-��^����-�� -��tl����-*>rlMI��tl ���������H �������� ��|  VICTORIA, B. C.  LONDON, ENG  VANCOUVER, B. C.  To Be  Erected Immediately��� Congregational  Meeting.  A meeting of the Presbyterian congregation was held in Rendell's hall  on Monday evening. The following  trustees were elected: T. A. Garland,  Arthur Mowat and W. Graham, Managers as follows: For three years,  Geo. N. Naden, A. M. Whiteside; two  years, F. McLean, L,. A. Smith; one  year, D. A. Cameron, C. F. Alston.  The following building committee was  appointed: C. F. Alston, A. M. Whiteside, Geo. McKenzie, A. B. Campbell,  D. Ross, K. B. Mutiroe, T. M. Gulley.  A meeting of the congregation will be  held on Monday evening to consider  plans for church building, which are  being prepared by A. B. Campbell.  Rev. Mr. Fortune leaves on Saturday  for his home in Alvisnton, Ont. His  stay here was shortened by the illness  of his wife. Rev. J.. M. Wallace, of  Grand Forks, will conduct the services  in Rendell's hall next Sunday.  Mr. Theo. Kruger of Osoyoos, died  last week after a prolonged illness.  Mr. Kruger was one of the pioneers of  t he district, having settled at Osoyoos  lake over 40 years ago. He was well  known aud greatly esteemed by the  numerous travellers who enjoyed his  hospitality. He leaves a wife and a  large family.  Certificates of Work.  Lenora, Bjorklund et al.  Hobson. A, Anderson.  Kettle River Star, P. Sullivan.  Northern Star, \V. Howard.  August S.  Diamond Hitch, M. & D H. Con. M. Co.  Mammoth, M. &. O. H. Con. M. Co.  Comstock, Loyal Canadian Co.  AugusrT.  Kaffir, V. R. Jwansou.  Verna Pansy, Darrow aud Ferguson.  Iron Horse, J. Clark et al.  Robinson, G. F. Nye.  Fautentine, R. A. Brown.  Valcano, R, A. Brown.  Shickslock, R. A. Brown.  August 8.  Micklenburg, C. S. Wellis.  Wallingford, B. King.  Whatcom, W. Forrest.  A ugust 9.  Empire, M. Rees.  While Birp, M. O'Keif.  Rose Bud fraction, R. S. Fraser.  August 10.  Glciieraigs, J. K. Kelly.  Rob Roy, J, C. Douglas.  FOR SAL/E���An organ nearly new.  A bargain. Apply A. Palmer, Greenwood, B. C.  Fairview Drug And Book Store.  �� JOHN LOVE & CO. &  Druggist ^Stationers  ���W       it?       ���*?>��*  FAIRVIEW and CAMP McKINNEY.  ."i        ^>i.        vV4  -#*   -js-*   **''  A   full   line   of    Drugs,     Stationery,  Druggists Sundries.  Prescriptions   Carefully Compounded.  TURNER, BEETON  &   GO.  WHOLESALE    MERCHANTS,   SHIPPERS   AND  IMPORTERS.  KOOTENAY   BRANCH    >    >    ���    /   ���   NELSO N, B, C  LIQUORS, CIGARS,. DRY GOODS,  Tobaccos, Carpets, China Matting,  Ore Bags.  Boots,  WRITE    F"*OR   CATALOGUE.  Tents,  ^f!H!???!!!H?f??n!n?fnn?!Hn?f??n!m!!?!nt!HHft!n?f!!f!!nr?!!??n?H!!??!t!nn!f?t??!!?t?mn??fn^  Head Office and Works at  Bex.i;evixi,e, Ont.  Branch Office and Works at  TRAir.,   B.C.  THE  (HIaC  (UlACHINE  ���o��� Limited,  Manufacturers of  Air Compressors,  Roc Drills, Hoisting   and Stationary Engines, Boilers,  Ore Trucks, Ore Cars, Ore Buckets, etc.  Agents for Knowles Steam Pump Works.  Our  Shops  at  Trail are most  complete,   consequently   we   are   in   a  position   to handle  all  kinds of Repairs.    If you are troubled with your Drills freezing, or wish to  save money buying repairs, then   USE   OURS.  ^iaaaiuuauaiuaiiaiaiiuaiiaiiiiiuiiiiiaaiiauiuuiuiaiuaiiiiiiiaiiaaaiiiiiaiiiiiiaiiiiis:  FOR   TUNNELS,  MINES   AND   QUARRIES  Straight Line Duplex and Compound  OOMRELTE   MINE   E&UIRMENT.  JAMES    COOPER    MANUFACTURING COMPANY,  Limited  MONREAL,   P. Q.'  Branch   Office, ROSSLAND, B, C JAMES  D, SWORD, Manager. THE   BOUNDARY   GREEK   TIMES,  BOUNDARY GREEK WANTS.  rr'i  Mr.   H.  C.  Shaw Tells Coast  We Want.  People What  Mr. H. C. Shaw, of the law firm of  Hallett & Shaw, Greenwood, was welcomed back to the ci,y on Monday by  his many friends. He is here on important business fur clients in the  Boundary Creel: country. He will also  g-o to Victoria to interview the provincial government in regard to several  matters in connection therewith. Mi.  Shaw is very enthusiastic about the  prospects of Greenwood and the Boundary country. Viewing the mining interests from the standpoint of future  development, he regards them as of the  greatest importance to the province as  a whole. '���  In an interview with a  News-Advertiser   representative,   Mr;' Shaw said:  "With the promised advent of the Canadian  Pacific  Railway,  the economic  aspect in Boundary Creek district has  greatly changed  within  the   last six  mouths, both in business   and mining.  The big properties have been installing  new machinery and are getting   ready  to ship.    In each of the numerous mining   camps    surrounding   Greenwood,  ' there is one or more of such mines.   In  Greenwood  camp,  for  instance, there  are five or six practically on shipping  basis,   and   the  railway   compan}-   is  building   spurs   into-, all   the   camps.  This  means that the working force of  the   men  will  be greatly increased   in  each case, and that cottages for operatives, boarding and bunk houses,   etc.,  will be necessary.    In other words, the  rnine owners require  facilities for carrying on the work of the mines.  "Under these circumstances the question of ^surface rights becomes one of  very material consequence, and at the  present time is agitating the minds of  'the mine-owners in.no small degree.  The possibility of others acquiring  these rights for speculative purposes is  ever present, and naturally the mine-  owners do not feel like undertaking,  : extensive improvements without a cer-  '. tainty as to the title. This is" also a  consideration of importance with those  acquiring or seeking to acquire claims  for mining. It is retarding operations  now and,will continue to retard them  --if not definitely settled. Most of the  mineowners; in fact all of them, prefer  men with families if they can get them,  It is vastly, better in the interest of the  mining camps; and without proper  housing it is not possible to get such a  class of miners. <������  "There is a large number of mining  men and investors in the district looking out for suitale properties, and any  uncertainty as to matters affecting in-  vestmentB has* a decidedly prejudical  effect, more especially all along the  Washington side of the line���at Republic, Meyers creek, Oro and elsewhere���  good mining properties are being discovered, and the inducements to Canadian and British capitalists to invest  there are daily becoming greater.  Many of them are going over to that  side of the line, who should, if possible  be retained on our side. Hitherto, or  until recently, all the mining was being done in British Columbia.  "Now that the political situation has  cleared somewhat, the people of the.  Boundary district are hopeful that certain of the matters affecting the mining, and their interests generally, the  consideration of which has apparently  been held in abeyance, will have attention. They are, I may say, greatly  pleased with the new turn of affairs so  far.  "There are many things we want up  in the Boundary district which would  give general satisfaction,if their necessity were conceded. We need a local  supreme and county court registrar,  preferably in Greenwood;-we want a  local mining recorder with the powers  of a gold commissioner; we want a  definite decision as to' the right of  claim owners to secure surface rights,  as would appear to be the intention of  the law as it exists; we require greater  expedition in the recording of title  deeds, and the issuance of crown  grants; and we want more justices of  the peace and county constables. Down  here you cannot be expected to appreciate the inconvenience, delay and uncertainty that are caused sometimes by  the lack of such facilities. Of course  the people up there are not unreasonable as a class, nor are they 'kickers,'  moreover, they do not in a new district  expect to get everything in a day, and  it is, too,-generally understood that the  government, as a whole, is largely  guided in such matters by the legal  adviser of the crown; but as the situation changes they see no good reason  why these grievances���and they are  grievances���should not be remedied,  and as I said before, they are hopeful  that their representations will have  full and fair consideration.  "It is expected that passenger trains  will be running into Greenwood by the  1st of October, when very considerable  activity will result. For some time  merchants have been holding back orders, and heavy consignments of machinery and other material- are dated  so as to come in by rail. That together  with the fact that the prospectors and  mining men are out on the hills during  this season, has made, business quieter  than it would otherwise have been, but  in a month or two at the outside the  Boundary will be a very busy district,  particularly around Green wood. There  :i re numbers of enterprises depending  upon the arrival of the railway to take  definite shape.  "Greenwood is bound to be a big and  important place.    It is surrounded by  mining camps, and  being very solidly  built and developed.    Its business men  are all on a good  footing,  with  a reputation for sound business methods, a  fact which will   be   verified   by   any  traveller or financial man who knows  the district.    It has three banks and already does a large   wholesale.', trade.  The country  is  opening  up  in every  direction,   and   it is quite out of the  question   to, keep   track   of   the  new  strikes and discoveries that are being  made.    Greenwood,  with   the   start it  has will largely control the business of  the new camps and  the smelter towns.  A board of trade has been started and  promises to have an active and useful  career.                              '      ��� ~r1r  "It is a striking feature of the Boundary district that  there has not been,  so far as I know, a single wild-cat proposition put on the market,  and  every  property so far developed has improved  in valueswith depth, and promises success.    That   speaks   volumes   for   the  people who have come into the district,  and we  wish to maintain that reputa-,  tion if we can, and to obtain conditions  as favorable as possible for carrying on  the industry so successfully   inaugurated;"���News-Advertiser.           /nlNERS and :.:  PROSPECTORS  should Wear   : :  Ames Holden Co.'s  " Columbia ���'  '���Kootenay "  ."' Vancouyet*  All of which are First, class Foot Wear  NOTICE.  SALE OF CROWN LANDS BY'TENDER.  SEALED tenders will be received by the  Honourable the Chief Commissioner of  Lauds and Works np to noon of Monday, 14th  August, 18')*), for the'purchase of the "Wee  Mite" fractional mineral claim, situated near  Greenwood, and ..known as Lot 1,465, Group 1,  Osoyoos Division of Yale District, containing  142-100 acres, more or less.  W. S. GORE,  Deputy Commissioner of   Lauds & Works,  Lands and Works Department,  Victoria, B.C., 24th July,'1899.  MINERAL ACT, 1896.  Certificate   of   Improvements.  '. r NOTICE.  RED ROCK mineral claim, situate in the  Kettle River Mining- division of Yale District. Where located: In Greenwood camp.'  TAKE NOTICE that I, Isaac H. Hallett, as;  agent for George R. Naden, free miner's  certificate No. 14357 A, J. C. Haas, free miner's  certificate No. 18340 A, and the British America1  Development Company, limited, (foreign), free  miner's certificate No. 41458 A, intend,..sixty  days from the date dereof, to apply to the  mining recorder for a certificate of improve-!  ments, 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 17th day of June, 1899. 2+4  ISAAC H. HALLETT.  MINERAL ACT, 1896.  Certificate   of   Improuementsi  .NOTICE.! ,  GREY EAGLE mineral claim, situate in the  Bcttle RiverMining division  of. Yale district.   Where located : In Greenwood camp/  TAKE NOTICE that I, John F.Hemeiiway;  as agent for Jay P. Graves, free miner's  certificate No. 14296 A, and John Stevens, free  miner's certificate No. 18254 A, 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  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 12th day of June, 1899. 24-6 :  NOTICE.  NOTICE is hereby given that the .partnership subsisting between us, the undersigned, as  brokers and general agents in,, the City of  Greenwood in the Province of British Columbia,  :iis been this day dissolved by mutual' consent.  All debts owing to the said partnership are to  b.. paid to Arthur Mowat at the City of Green-  \v��i;nl aforesaid, aud all claims against- the-said  pai'itiersliip are to be presented to the said  Arthur .Mowat, by whom the same "will be  settled. The-business of the firm of Mowat &  Palmer will be hereafter conducted by Arthur  Mowat. ARTHUR MOWAT  .'..... ROBERT H. PALME R  Witness:    P. P.  SHARPE.  Dated at. Greenwood, B. C, this 21st dav of  July.A. D. 1899.  Wm. Spr��tt��  NOTICE.  NOTICE is hereby given that the undersigned William C.McDougall will apply  to the Assistant Commissioner of Lands arid  Works, for the District of Osoyoos ;iu: the  Count}-of Yale, thirty days after publication.  of this notice, for a license to prospect, for Coal  on the following land; Initial post of Red  Bluff Coal deposit, consistingof fouru hundred  and sixty acres, commencing with thV Initial  post, thence North sixty chains, thence "West  eighty chains, 'thence South sixty 'chains,  thence East eighty chains to point of commencement. W. C. McDOUGALL.'  Mineral Act, 1896.  CERTIFICATE OF IMPROVEMENTS.  MINERAL ACT, 1896.  CERTIFICATE    OF    IMPROVEMENTS.  NOTICE;- ;.'.;;  PIONEER and REVENUE-Mineral Claims,  situate in the Kettle River mining division  of Yale district. Where located : In Dead-  wood  Camp, %  mile west of the Morrison  mineral claim.  TAKE NOTICE that I, John Howard Mac-  ft ' -     ' "  farlane, free miner's certificate No. 19,622a,  intend, sixty, davs 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 .kukthek take notice that action under  Section 37 must be commenced before, the issuance of such certificate of improvements.  Dated the 9th day of June, 1899.  MINERAL ACT;   1896.  Certificate.of Improvements.  NOTICE.  LITTLE'MAY Mineral claim, situate in  the  KettleRiver Mining Division of Yale District.  Where Located: In" Copper camp adjoining  the Jumbo mineral-claim.  AKE notice that I Sydney M.Johnsou act-        ing as agent    for Alexander Chisholm  Free Miner's Certificate No. 34616A. intend,  sixtj- days 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 sueh certificate of improvements.  Dated this 20th day of May,. 1899/ .        24-n  ������p/  License Authorizing an Extra-Provinicial  Company to Carry on Business.  " COMPANIES' ACT,11897."  ,*~pE  Canada |  Province of British Columbia, f ���   ��� ���  No. 156.  HIS IS TO. CERTIFY  that   the "Jewel        Gold Mines, Limited," is authorized and  licensed to carry on business within the Province of British Columbia, and to carry out or  effect all or any of the objects hereinafter set  forth to which the legislative-autltority of the  Legislature of British Columbia extends.  The head office of the Company is situate at  15, Philpot Lane, London, England.  The amount of the capital of the Company is  .��80,000, divided into 80,000 shares of ��\ each.  , The head office of this Company in this Province is situate in Rossland, and Gilbert Mahon,  agent for the Company, whose address'is  Rossland aforesaid,' is the attorney' for the  Company. , ,  The objects for which the Company has been  established are:���  (1.) To purchase, take on lease, or otherwise  acquire any mines, mining rights and metalliferous land in British Columbia ,or elsewhere,  and any interest therein, or to acquire any  options to purchase the same or any interest  therein, and to explore, work, exercise", develop,  and turn to account the same, and in connection  therewith to enter into and carry into effect,  with or without modification, the agreement referred to in clause3 of the Articles of Association of this Com*j)any:  (2.) To search for, prospect, examine and explore mines and ground supposed to contain  minerals or precious stones and to obtain information in regard to the same: ;  (3.) To search for, crush, win, get, quarry,  calcine, reduce, amalgamate, dress, refine,  manipulate and;prepare.for market, auriferous  quartz aud ore, and other mineral substances  (whether auriferous or not) and precious stones,  and generally to carry on any metallurgical  operations which may seem conducive to any  of the Company's objects, and to buy, sell and  deal in bullion, specie, coin and precious metals:  ��� ������ " ���.'���.'.,,���������-.��� .-������      .-.-  ��� > :;  (4.)To buy, sell, manufacture and,deal in  plant, machinery, implements, conveniences,  provisions, articles and things capable of being  used in connection with metallurgical operations or required by workmen and; others''employed by the Company:  ' IK \    T.v.-Vi ��"i-\- An n11'trt,i  .   Greenwood, B. c.  NEXT DOOR TO TELEPHONE OFFICE.  1R. F. Coates & Co. I  3 Contractors       II  ZZS Greenwood,   B.C. j-***;  1 ���*���-������ ,**W        '"4ip %' -    9**+���  ���^J   Store Fronts & Fixtures a Spe   alty   g^*  ���'���' NOTICE.- "'  LEVELLAH   Mineral  Claim,   situate: in the  Kettle River Mining Division of Yale District!       Where  located:       In    Greenwood  camp. :"'.      ''V.T    V Ji~ \     .   .  TARE NOTICE that I, Issac H. Hallett as  agent for the British Canadian Gold  Fields, Exploration, Development and Investment company, Limited, (Foreign), Free  Miner's Cugtificate No. 2619a, intend, sixty-  days from the date hereof; to apply to the Mi n-  ieg 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  Miction   37,  must be  commenced before the issuance of such.  Dated this 30th dav of June, 1899.  I. H.. HALLETT.  MINERAL   ACT,   1896.  Certificate   of   Improvements  NOTICE.  TIMER FRACTION mineral claim.situate in  Kettle River Mining Division- of Yale  District. Where located : In Greenwood  camp immediately west of and adjoining  the New York mineral claim, Crown  Granted.  AKE NOTICE that I Prescott Campbell  McArthur, Free Miner's certificate No.  19237a, intend, sixty days from the date thereof,  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 improvement.  Dated this 13lh dav of Julv, 1899.  ���"TV  MINERAL   ACT, ,1896..;  Certificate of improvements. ������������:  " NOTICE.     "���.'"��������� .  HERBERT SPENCER Mineral Claim,situate  in the Kettle River Mining Division of  Yale District. Where located���in Deadwood  camp. ,..,..  AKE,NOTICE that LJFred K. McMaitn,-  _ Free .Miners Certificate No. 18414A, 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 grant to the above claim,  And further take  notice  that action, under  sectton.37, must be commenced before the issuance of such certificate of improvements  Dated this 13th day of June, 1899  HTA  MINERAL ACT, 1896.  CERTIFICATE OF I   PROVEMENTS.  Mineral Act. 1886.  CERTIFICATE OF IMPROVEMENTS.  *  ���*���?  A.i ^V4 AV> i>**  -"j,*     -*fcf      -s��,?      t!f  *-*  T hos. McDonnell.  R. M. McEutir  McDonnell i mniire,  Mines and.  Real Estate  GREENWOOD    and    CAMP McKINNEY  ���aVi  NOTICE.  FALCON Mineral Claini, situate in the Kettle  River Mining Division of Yale District.  Where located: In Atwood camp lying  south easterly of and adjoining the Rob  Roy mineral claim.  TAKE NOTICE that I, Isaac H. Hallett, as  agent for Mary Garland, Free Miner's  Certificate No. 19632a, intend, sixty davs from  the date hereof, to apply to the Mining Recorder for a Certificate of ilmprovemeiits, 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 6th day of July, 18S9.  I. H. HALLETT.  NOTICE.  FLORENCE Fractional Mineral Claim situate;  in the Kettle River mining division of Yale  district.     Where  located:     In   Deadwood  Camp.  TAKE NOTICE that I, John Howard .Mac-  farlane. free Miner's certificate No. 19,-  622a, intend, sixty daj-s from the date hereof, to  apply to the mining recorderfor a certificate of  improvements, for the purpore of obtaining a  crown grant of the above claim.  And further take notice that action under  Section 37 murt be commenced before the issuance oj such certificate of improvements.  Dated the 23rd day of June, 1899.  Mineral Act 1896.  CERTIFICATE OF IMPROVEMENTS.  ESTAHLISHED 1862.  !i>twtwiinwti.iMm<m �����o��o�� ��������.a t�� a ..  Furniture  Carpets  Linoleums  Cork Carpet  Curtains  Wallpaper  Complete House Furnishings.  .    large   stock   of   Fine   and    Medium  Priced Goods in above lines.  Send for Samples and Prices���free.  Mineral Act. 1896.  CERTIFICATE OF IMPROVEMENTS.  NOTICE.  GARFIELD Mineral Claim, siiuate in the  Kettle River Mining Division of Yale  District. Where located : In Greenwood  Camp. .  TAKE NOTICE that I, Geo. W. Rumberger,  Free Miner's Certificate No. H6450, as  agent for myself and Richard T. Daniels, Free  Miner's Certificate No, B15075, Thomas Stack,  Free Miner's Certificate No. 33678a aud Chfist-  epher McDonald, Free Miner's Certificate No.  12524a, 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 Grant to theabove claini.  And further take notice that action under  section 37, must be commenced before the issuance of such Certificate of Improvements.  Dated this 19th dav of Julv, 1899.  Ci. W. RUMBERGER;  NOTICE.  ETHIOPIA Mineral Claim, situate in the  Kettle River Mining Division of Yale district. Where located : In Long Lake  Camp.  TAKE NOTICE that I, Isaac H. Hallett, as  agent for the British Canadian Gold  Fields Exploration, Development and Investment Company, Limited, (Foreign), Free  Miner's Certificate No. ,2619a, 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  Grant of the above claini.  And  further take  notice that action, under  section 37, must be commented before the issuance of such Certificate of Improvements.  Dated this 13th day of June, 1899.  I. H. HALLETT.  Mineral Act, 1896.  CERTIFICATE OF IMPROVEMENTS.  TP/  WEILER BROS., VICTORIA, B.C.  MINERAL   ACT,    1896.  Certificate   of   Improvements.  NOTICE.  HELEN H. GARDNER mineral claim, situate  in the Similkameeii Mining Division of  Yale District. Where located : On Copper  Mountain, adjoining the Sunset mineral  claim on the South.  TAKE NOTICE that I, F. W. Grovesacting  as agent for Jessey F. Miller, Free  Miner's certificate No. 14359A and R.Stevenson  Free Miners certificate No. 88596, intend, sixlv  days 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 claim.  And   further  take notice that action, under  section 37, must be commenced before the issuance of such certificate of improvements.  Dated this 6th day of July, 1899.  F. w. gkoves;  NOTICE.  YUCON Mineral Claim, situate in the Kettle  River Mining Division of Yale District.  Where located : In Long Lake camp.  AKE NOTICE that I Isaac H. Hallett, as  igent for Nichols Garland, Free Miner's  Certificate No. 19661a, intend, sixty days from  the date hereof, to apply to the Mining Recorderfor 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 13th day of Julv, 1899.  I. H. HALLETT.  MINERAL ACT, 1896.  Certificate   of   Improvements.  NOTICE.  COPPER FARM Mineral claim situate in the  Similkameen Mining Division of Yale  District. Where located: On Copper  Mountain adjoining the Vancouver mineral  claim on the West.  TAKE NOTICE that I, F. W. Groves, acting as agent for Charles Saunders,  free miner's certificateNo. 19071A, intend, sixtj-  days 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 6th dav of July, 1899.  F.  W.  GKOVIiS. I  (if.) To'carry on all'kinds of promotion' bust  ness, and in particular form, constitute and  promote companies, syndicates or associations  with objebts similar or akin to the'objects or  some of. the objects, of the Company,, and to  take or otherwise acquire, hold, deal 'in, traffic  with 6r:underwrite.any shares in the capital or  any debentures, debenture stock or other interests of or in such companies, syndicates or associations: . .,,  (60 To carry on business as financier's and  concessionaries, and as underwriters of shares  aud securities of companies:  (7.) Generally to undertake aiid'carry oiit all  such business and operations (except the. issuing of policies of assurance upon human' life)  as may be legally underteken by an individual  capitalist:  ; (8.) To purchase'or otherwise acquire and  undertake all or any part of , the business property and liabilities of any person or company  carrying on.any business-which this.Company  is authorized to carry on or possessed of property suitable'for the purposes of the'Company:        , ,  (9.) To construct, carry out, maintain, im-  iprove, manage, work, control and superintend  any roads, ways, tramways, branches or sidings, '��� bridges, reservoirs. canals, > docks,  wharves;. water-course, hydraulic works,.' gas  works, electric works, factories,' warehouses  and other works and' conveniences; which may  seem directly or indirectly conducive to any. of  the Company's objects,' and to contribute to,  subsidize or otherwise assist or take part in any  such operations": '  (10.) To enter into any agreement with any  Government orauthorities, supreme, municipal,  local or otherwise, and to'bbtaiii' from any such  government or authority all rights, concessions  and privileges that may seem conducive to;the  Company's objectsorauy of them:  (11.) To enter into partnership,"or into any  arrangement for sharing profits',1 union: of interests, joint adventure, reciprocal concessions  or co-operation with any person or company  carrying on, orengaged nij ort about to carry  on or engage in, any business'or transaction  which this Company is authorized 'to..carry;on  or engage in, or a*it3- business or transaction  capable of being conducted so as directly or indirectly to benefit this Company, and to-take  or otherwise acquire and hold shares or stock  in. or securities of, and to subsidize or otherwise assist any such company, and to sell, hold,  re-issue with or without guarantee or otherwise  deal with such shares or securities: .  (12.) Generally to purchase, take oii lease, or  in exchange, hire or otherwise acquire any real  or personal property, and any. rights or privileges which the Company may think necessary  or convenient: with reference;to any of these  objects, or capable of being profitably dealt  with in connection with any of the Company's  property or rights for the time being, and in  particular, any land, buildings, easements,  licenses, patents, ships, barges, rolling stock,  aud stock-in-trade:  (13.) To sell the undertaking of the Company, or any part thereof, for such consideration as the Company may think fit, ahdih'par-  ticular for shares, debentures, or securities of  any other company having objects altogether  or in part similar to those of this Company:  (14.) To invest and deal with the moneys of  the Company not immediately required; upon  such securities, and in such; manner as may  from time to time be determined:  (15;) To-lend monej- to such persons and on  such terms as may seem expedient, and in particular to customers of and persons having  dealings with the Company, and to guarantee  the performance of contracts by members of,  or persons having dealings with the Company:  (16.; To raise or borrow or secure the payment of money in such manner and on such  terms as may seem expedient, and particular  by the issue of debentures or debeuture stock,  whether perpetual or otherwise, and charged or  not charged upon the wholeor any part of the  pn.perty of the Company, both present ond  future, including its uncalled capital:  (17.) To draw, accept, indorse, discount,  execute aud issue bills of exchange, promissory  notes, debentures, bills of lading, and other  negotiable or transferable instruments or  securities:  (18.) To remunerate any parties for services  rendered, or to be rendered, in placingor assisting to place any shares in the Company's  capital, or any debentures, debenture stock, or  other securities of the Company, or in or about  the formation or promotion of the Company or  the conduct of its business:  (19.) To do all or aiiy of the above things in  any part of the world, and either as principals,  agents, trustees, contractors, or otherwise, and  cither alone or in conjunction with others, and  cither by or through agents, subcontractors,  trustees or otherwise:  [20.] To distribute any of the assets of the  Company in specie among the members, or any  class of members, or any individual members  of the Company;  (21.) To procure the Compan vto be registered  or recognized in British Columbia or elsewhere  abroad:  - [22.] To sell, improve, manage, develop exchange, enfranchise, lease, mortgage, dispose  of, tnrn to account, or otherwise deal with all  or any part of the property and rights of the  Company:  [23.] To do all such other things as are incidental or conducive to the attainment of the  above objects, and so that the word '���Company," "Syndicate," or "Association," in this  clause shall be deemed to include anv partnership or other body of persons, whether incorporated or not incorijorated, and whether domiciled in the United Kingdom or elsewhere, and  the intention is that the objects specified in  each paragraph of this clause, shall, unless  otherwise expressed in such paragraph, be in  nowise limited or restricted by reference to or  inference from the terms of any other paragraph or the name of the Company.  Given under my   hand and seal of office  at  Victoria, Province of British   Columbia, this  1st day of August, one thousand eight hundred  and ninety-nine. S. Y. WOOTTON,  [L.s.]        Registrar of Joint Stock Companies.  LOST���A silver watch between  Greenwood and Phoenix, Finder will  be rewarded by leaving- same at  Boundary Creek Times office. THE   BOUNDARY    CREEK   TIMES.  0  A BIG DISCOVERY OF COPPER.  , Spokane Man Strikes Immense Body of Ore on  the Yukon.  Vancouver, B. C:, Aug-. 16.���A deal  was completed here today whereby the  British America'Corporation, a strong-  English company, will commence development work on a 'bond  of $100,000  of a very rich'copper mine  on the Yukon; The property is four* miles inland  from White'Horse rapids, and was discovered las^'year by Helie Porter,  a  well known Klondyker,' whose home is  in  Spokane. *'Porter-had  sold out his  i Hunker creek'intere.sts and commenced  prospecting. fdr' copper hear Bennett.  He found'it neifr Wlvite Horse in quantities thstt he had rfever before dreamed  of.    One vein ' wa's 40 feet wide of ah  average of $60 to  the ton  while the  other was 30 feet wide.   The supply of  ore is practically  unlimited;   On   his  way back   to White Horse Porter fell  down a cliff and was found unconscious  the same evening- by W.Hinde-Bowker.  Porter was'in the Skag-way'hospital for  a long-'time  and'still has a scar three  inches long on   his forehead.    He recently took Bowker, the representative  of the British America Corporation, to  the claim with the result that a  large  bond was negotiated today.    A   tram  line will be built'from the mine to the  river. ���.-.':'  few days aiid Indian famies on Myers  creek will soon be a thing of the past.  A daily stage is now running from  the boat landing at Okanagon landing  to Chesaw. Another stage is to be put'  on daily from Rock Creek to connect  with the Snodgrass stage line, and the  people of Republic are cutting a road  over the mountain by Torodo and in a  short time daily stages will run between Republic and Chesaw. There is  already a big crowd coming in that way  on the present pack trail.  KETTLE   RIVER. MINING   DIVISION.  "5*""*  ml  m  LOG  CABIj  J. J. MILLER, Prop.  ipl%     Dining* Rooms will be openly ed on Sunday, August ,13th. .  |j�� MEALS AT ALL HOURS.  m Log Cabin Hotel Nc j Brewery.  SSkv  &&  VJk.  =5*~"S  CANUCK VS, YANKEE.  Miss Jessie  Lane and  Mr.  Max c;   Karter  Married at Victoria;        ��� /.';;.  A private dispatch was received in  this-city last evening announcing the  marriage of Miss Jessie' Iiang to Mr.*  Max C. Karter, which took place' last'  evening"in the new'Episcopal church  of that city.. After the'wedding-the  party proceeded to the residence of the  bride's sister at No. 27 Avelon road,  where a wedding- supper was spread.  A nuritber of the friends of the high  contracting parties were present and a  pleasant time was had, and the health  of the bride and. groom was heartily  toasted. The*bride was a former resident of Ontario, and the groom hails  from Helena, Mont. He has resided  for some time in this city, where he has  a host of friends. The Kappy couple  will return to this city on August 20th,  and after sojourning here a few days,  will proceed to Greenwood, where1 Mn  Karter will take charge of the Imperial  hotel. .;."        ''   ' ���"..'"'  Mr. Karter is a member of the Eagles  and Knights of Pythias societies and  last evening the members of these  orders in this" city 'wired congratulations to him and his bride.���Rossland  Mirier.  Record   of Mineral  Locations for the Week  Ending August 16,1899.  * August 9.  Duplex, fraction, Skylark camp, J. Fisher.  i ���   -y Atlgqst 10.   '  Copper Bell,  Kimberley  camp. R. C. Graham.  et al. '  Lusaua, Kimberley camp, R. C. Graham, et al.  Evergreen, Skylark camp, R. S. Veatch.  Lucky Boy, Skylark camp, P. J. Dermody.  Big Thunder, Skylark camp, Geo. Beardsley.  Arlington, Long Lake, I. Q. Butler.  ,���������'"'.' August 11.  Paris Belle, Triple Lake, Wm. H. Conkle.  William Penn, Crown Point camp, F. H. Carey.  August 12.  Chotcan, Canyon creek, Jas. A. Stark.  Mountain Queeii, Canyon creek, G. M. Barrett.  Cheechako, Deadwood,camp, E. Adams.;  August 14.  North Star, copper camp, H. J. cole.  Olive, fraction,  Deadwood camp, J. H. James,  ' etal. *���.-,������  Kinkord, Sutton camp, P. S. Hughes.  H.  S. P., commonwealth, H.  S.  Pett'uidrigh,  et al.  Cleveland, Smith's camp, I.H. Hailett.  August 15.  Mon Diablo, Wellington camp,  E. E. Jackson.  CORYELL'S MAP,.Price $1.25.  Kerby's Map of Wellington Camp, $1.00  A line line of  Pipes,   Cigars,  Tobacco  I^Just Received.  and Pouches  *��<%"%>'$>'��"%"$���'$?'&"&' "-I* "-J-*���*���$���' "���$���"$"-&-��� *$f&' ���*J-"& *$���"���&* ^h -"$*��� .-*$* 'klA  -"���?* The Best Beer in Town is Made by The       *���$>  IELKH0RJN: BREWERY $  J. A. UNSWORTH,  Druggist  Midway.  HARTINGER V  &P0RTMANX/  Proprietors.^-'  Lager Beer  PATERNIZE HOME INDUSTRY.  The Elkhorn Lager Beer contains only pure Malt and Hops.     Try it  It is kept on draught or in bottles by all the leading- hotels in the district��f��  W. B. RICKARDS & C��*> ������  Real Estate and Financial Agents.  Fire.  Life and Accident  insurance.  MINING BROKERS.  ..MIDWAY, B. C  Midway Notes.  R. H. Bergman has, been gazetted a  notary public.  Sara "Strong has returned from the  West Fork, opposite Corkle creek,  where he has beenworking on a group  of claims.     He reports good showings.  J. O. Thompson is taking a vacation  up near Beaver creek. He and Elmore  Collier are working on some of their  properties there.  Dan McLaren of Carson was in town  last week on' his way to the Similka-  meen country.  School reopened Monday  with  Mr.  McPhail again in charge.     There  are  , how 41'scholars on the roll.  Mr. T. A. Winters of the Colville  bank was here last week.  Miss Jacobs, a sister of Mr. J. R.  Jacobs of the Midway Trading Co., left  for her home in California, on Friday  last. 3he will stop at Colville for a  few weeks on her way home.  Mr. J. P. McLeod, who has been on  a trip to the coast, returned on Tuesday  evening, accompanied by his bride,  formerly Miss McKenzie of New  Westminister. It is said there are  others contemplating a similar trip  shortly.  Upon completion of the building  next the Postoffice, it will be occupied  by Messrs. Hain & Co. They intend  moving the postoffice into it, which  they will fit up with lock boxes and  other conveniences.  Joe Shuster, one of the old time  Midway residents, came over from  Republic on Tuesday.  Mr. C. A. Stoess, C. Ev leaves this  week for Columbia. He has been engaged for the past few months on  the Murray addition, necessitated by  the C. P. R. right of way cutting  through the plotted survey.  Certificates of Work.  August 9.  Meadow Lark, W. G. McMynn, et al.  climax; Jas. Fisher.  Boston, J. D. Desrosiers.  i    August 10.  Bobbie Burns, fraction, W. G. McMynn.  Last chance, W. S. Fletcher.  B. c, W. S. Nletcher.  Argo, W. S. Fletcher.  August 11.,  Canadian, Jas. Sutherland.  New No. 7, J. Roderick Robertson-  August 14,  Hamilton, Mary Garland.  Ballarat, 2 years, N. Garland.  Beridigo, 2 years, N. Garland.  Butcher Boy. J. H. Brooks.       ���  Sultan, J. Douglas, et al.  czarina, J. Douglas, et al.  Comanche chief, J. Douglas, et al.  Silver Duck, fraction. F. Keffer.  August 15.  Center, Mrs. W. T. Thompson, et al.  Deiiero cliero, E. H. Moremaii.'  ���y-"\. ': Transfers.  August 9.  Morning Glory, }��, cedar creek, J.  Bergman to  *H. Magnuson.  Morning Glory, cedar creek, *4, H. Mauguson to  J. A. Munson.  Rainstorm, K,'H. Magnuson to J. A. Munson.  Massachusetts, all,   Jewel, Development  company to c. R. Hamilton.  August 15.  Superior,  all, canyon creek, H. A. Wright to  John Gray.  LIVE AND LET LIVE.  Buy Your Bread and Pastry at the  STAR ;* BAKERY  Guaranteed   free from   adulteration.      Once  yon try it you will always buy it.  BRIDE'S CAKE TO ORDER;  Cromer & Pickthall, - Prop's  GREENWOOD STREET.  To Commercial Travellers  arid Public we are prepared  at all times to give you a  first class.:...:.;......::...:-...���........   Water Right.  The Montana to W. G. MCMyun, E. Waddell and  1   E. Sullivan.  .iGRAND..  m  at a reasonable rate to all  points south of Penticton  to Cascade City if desired,  SCHUBERT a-BARNES  Penticton, B, c     Proprietors.  i  DD  LIMITED.  Late MacFarlane & Co..  I JL  ..VANCOUVER, B. C.  We are Manufacturers anil direct Importers, and carry a large stock of Balances, Furnaces, Fire  Clay goods, Scientific and Practical Books, Glassware, Platinum Goods, Acids, Chemicals, and all  other Assayers' aud Miners' requirements. Sole agents fdr Morgou Crucible'Csmpany, Battersea,  Becker's Sons'Balances, Etc.   Catalogue and full particulars sent on application.  Rossland.  Greenwooo.  rC'Wtj LIMITED    LIABILITY. ���*      f^s\  ,   Qfodf &Bt<\tt 4nb !(^intn�� (gtoto, '  Financial'���& Insurance Agents  GEO.   R.   NADEN,   A\anager.  Camp McKinney Hotel,  HUGH CAMERON, Proprietor.  Best Brands of Wines, Liquors and Cigars.  God   SrAiiMNG.  -AT-  Chesaw Notes.  M. D. Hall, of Greenwood, has rented  Saul Chesaw's ranch joining* the town  of Chesaw, for two years. This is one  of the finest Indian ranches on the  reservation, and with the amount of  produce required by the people in the  new town, Mr. Hall is bound to make  big money.  We learn that other ranches on the  creek have been leased within   the last  -X NEXT x-  Tuesday Ev'g  �� %  With a programme of musical interest. Solos and Trios by young- g-entle-  men of Greenwood who have not been  heard here before.  Photographic Model  Posing���a late fad.  Classical and������  -���Character Dancing  With a Short Talk on  Physical Culture  By Mrs. Foreman.  Albert Uhls  Pianist.  IT  L   II  W. J. Snodgrass & Sons, Prop's.  Leaves Penticton at 7 a.m. on Tuesdaj-s, Thurs-  davs, and Saturdays for Camp McKinney,  Rock Creek, Midwav, Anaconda, Greenwood,  Carson and Grand For^s.  Returning leaves Grand Forks at 7 a.m. each  and every day except Sunday for Greenwood  and leaves Greenwood for Peuticton on Tues-  davs, Thursdays and Saturdays at 1 p.m.  Carries the Mails, Passengers and Express.  AST* Will sell  through Tickets to  Vancouver,  Victoria, Seattle or Portland.  Greenwood City Waterworks Company.  * - GREENWOOD - *  Flour, Feed, Proddge  Dealers in Hay, Grain, Potatoes, Butter, Eggs, etc.  Ofc. v*UV. ���1f4 O'i  ���a** .���=��������   -af   =���#  '     , .      ' '  HEAVY   WAGON   SCALES   IN   CONNECTION   WITH   OUR   BUSINESS  Silver Street, Greenwood.  ���OTOTICE  hereby given that a meeting of  the Shareholders of this company will  be held at the office of the company, Government Street, Greenwood, B. c, on Monday the  2.Stli dav of August, IS1'1), al the hour of 4 p. m.,  for the election of Directors and for theorderiug  of the affairs of the company generally.  A. S. BLACK,  Greenwood, 1!. c, 11th   August. 1!W.  NOTICE.  NOTICE is hereby given, pursuant to the  Statute, that I am applying to the chief  commissioner of Lauds and Works to purchase  320 acres of mountain land, situated as follows  viz : Commencing al a post at the northwest  corner stake of ISuchans ranch, Kercmeos  valley, thence west W chains, thence south 80  chains, thence east 40 chains to the southwest  corner of Buchaus ranch, thence north SO chains  along the western boundary line of Buchans  ranch, to the p". lit of commencement.  C. S. MORRIS,  Columbia, July Sth, 1899. Applicant  NOTICE  NOTICE is hereby given that I intend to  apply to the board of license commissioners of  the Citv of Greenwood at their first meeting  after the expiration of thirty days, for a license  to sell liquor bv retail on the premises known  as the Log Cabin Hotel, situate on Government  street, near the citv limits.     J. J. MILLER.  Greenwood, July 22,1899.  Furnished Rooms.  Neat, quiet, comfortable and well  furnished rooms at the Swayne House,  Silver Street. Reading- room and cool  stall rooms on first floor. Prices  moderate.  LIME 7 LIME ! I LIME / / /  The only first class White Lime in the Boundary.  e  ���^Me Bime Co.,  Is now prepared to furnish lime on short notice  in any Quantity   Enquire of  W. E. ME DILL, mgr.  . ��-��3S*f:eg=*&:eS&:S@&:e��@��&:e  THE GREENWOOD MARKET...  Sg&:@6;e&:g-:&:&-'l-:&&:&:@g&:g-g;&:&:g-:&:&ee&:'5g.:&:et:��  H. STOECKE, PROP.  'rime  Beef,  The  public  Pork,    Mutton,    Poultry,    Fish,   Ham,  Bacon, and Lard.  are  respectful]}- invited to give us a trial.  COPPER ST.  GREENWOOD, B. C.  w  w  >!'  (Oj  m  0 8  THE  BOUNDARY   CREEK   TIMES,  GREENWOOD   AND   DISTRICT.  "W.T.Smith left this week for Spokane.  Geo. P. Williams has returned from  Trail.  Neil "Camont is slowly recovering*  from^iis illness.  A. Bourk & Co. have opened a general store at Ph'cEnix. ,  J. P. McLcod and bride returned to  Midway on Wednesday.  W. J. Snodgrass arrived from Oka na-  gan Falls on Tuesday with a load of  express.  J. R. Miller, the" owner of the Miller  block, spent several days in the city  this week.  Good progress is being made with  erections'of the Baptist and Methodist  churches in the city.  Rev. B. H. Balderston will conduct  services in Rendell's hall on Sunday  morning* at 11 o'clock.  Drs. Jakes & Oppenheimer have removed to handsomely furnished office's  in the new Rendeli block.  E. C. Holden of the London and  British Columbia Gold Fields company  was in the city from Nelson last week.  J. H. Macfarlane business manag-er  for the Montreal-Boundary Creek company is recovering* from his recent illness.. ������'  Geo. B. Maculey, of Cariboo fame,  and E. D. Cowan, a well known newspaper man, were in from Spokane last  week.  Messrs. Olson & Phelan have leased  the store in the Miller block now occupied by the Pacific bar. They will  remove their stock about the 1st of  September.  D. C. McRae, of the firm of Smith &  McRae, has returned from a week's  business trip to Spokane. He was accompanied by his brother who is spending-a few days in the city.  The headquarters for the lumber  mills for the district is to be found in  the Guess building*, corner of Government and. Copper streets. The mills  are doing- business under the name of  Yale Lumber company.  Fred Hilbert ,.and Peter Lover have  returned front Boomerang- creek, West  Fork. They have been working* the  Iconoclast, and broug*ht some samples  of rich looking- ore. There is a 35-foot  shaft on the Iconoclast.  A school house is to be erected at  -Phoenix. The residents of this busy  burg- are contributing- the necessary  amount '< for the building*. An entertainment will be g-iven in the near  future to defray of portion of the expense.  Already freight for Boundary Creek  points is arriving- via the Columbia &  Western to Cascade. The first consignment was a carload of sheep and  hog-s for P. Burns & Co. As will be  seen from Mr. Peters' circular, the C.  P. R. intends routing- shipments along-  this line.  E. Cronyn, of Rossland, was in the  city this week.  W. H. Vass, a Montreal commercial  man,.was in the city this week.  A. Dobell, of Quebec, was among- the  many visitors to the city this week:  Have you looked at your subscription label?  It will tell you whether you are in arrears  or not.  W. F. Askew, representing the Kootenay Cig-ar company, was in the city  this week.  Thr<3. McDonnell, of McEntire, McDonnell & Co., returned on Thursday  from Spokane.  J. Schroeder, of the' Chesaw Town-  site company, spent several clays in  the city this week. r,  It is reported that F. S. Barnard has  decided to replace the burnt Windsor  hotel with a handsome brick block.  Mrs. Foreman and Mrs. Nichols have  arranged to repeat Tuesday night's  concert in Grand Forks next week.  A. S. Black, C. Scott Galloway and  J. H. Macfarlane have applied for the  incorporation of Greenwood Lodg-e, A.  F. & A. M. ,.:  The Cannon Ball Mines Ltd. and the  "Victoria Gold and Copper Mining- company have been incorporated to develop Christina Lake properties.  Mayor Goodeve, of Rossland, a prominent officer of the Grand Lodge, A. F.  & A. M., is expected here shortly for  the installation of the local lodge.  T. J. Gorman who ran a road house  near English Point, is building an  hotel on the New York claim, J. B.  McArthur's Greenwood camp townsite.  A report comes from Ymir that Rev.  Dr. Robertson, superintendent of  Presbyterian mission was ill there.  Dr. Robertson was here a short time  ago.  An invitation to visit Greenwood has  been extended to the Canadian Press  Association by the local papers and the  board of trade.      The members of the  ���^p-c  *(m--~~  Owing to the rapid manner in which we are putting' in stock  makes it necessary that we .should "get a move " on the  goods left over to make room for our fall purchases which are  coming in daily. '  -:o:-  J. A. Morgan of Camp McKinney  came into the city on Wednesday  morning. He was armed with an  ��� antiquated revolver which he began to  flourish freely after imbibing several  joits of Greenwood whiskey. Chief  Maclaren gathered him in and Police  Magistrate Hallett fined him $10.  Ex-Attorney-General Martin is in  trouble with his brother lawyers. Before a meeting of the benchers in Victoria recently, he admitted the facts in  the alleged case of champerty and was  suspended until the first week in Pc"J  tober. He intends to appeal to the full  court as to whether champerty is  illegal or not. The trouble arose over  Martin agreeing to take half the money  involved in a suit if successful.  Cascade celebrated the arrival of an  engine in the city on Saturday last.  The necessary stringers for the big  bridge across the river arrived after  considerable delay. They were placed  in position, the track laid and the big  engine cameinto the gatewaycity. Work  of track laying is still further' delaj'ed  by the lack of material for the smaller  bridges. The contractors are hopr-ful  however that the road will be here by  September 15th.  H. M. Keefer has returned from a  six weeks holiday trip to San Francisco  and other coast cities. He states that  many inquiries are being made about  Greenwood and Boundary creek. Mr.  Keefer tells a bit of news that will  prove interesting to the people of  Greenwood. While in San Francisco  he saw embarking on an Australian  liner W. J. Lee and wife. Mr. Lee's  brief newspaper career in the city and  his subsequent escapades in Spokane  brought him into prominence. He and  his wife were bound for ���Honolulu to  begin life anew.  association  are  now   travelling westward.  The city is putting on airs since the  announcement has been made that the  Mother Lode smelter will be built.  Chief Maclaren and his officers patrol  in all the glory of fashionable uniforms  aud gold buttons.  Alex, liannerman, of Victoria, visited  his brothers in this city during the  week. He has been operating in the  Klondyke country during the past two  years. Mr. Bannerman left on Friday  to visit friends in the east.  A large party of Greenwbodites spent  Sunday in Chesaw. They visited the  Review and ''other properties in the  camp and returned on Monday. ��� The  trip, although marred by the heavy  rain, was enjoyed by the visitors.  J. Edwards Leckie, M. E., Ronald  Harris, M. E., and W. S. Keith, M. E.,  are a trio of mining experts who went  up the Main Kettle river to Copper  creek for the purpose of examining the  big strike of rich borniteore which was  reported in the Times last week.   ;  W. F. Anderson, tiavelling passenger agent for the C. P. R., is making arrangements for passenger traffic  on the Columbia & Western to Cascade.  It is expected that'a large number of  passengers will avail themselves of  this opportunity to shorten the stage  route.  J.' C. Keffer and daughter of Cleveland, Ohio, are visiting Frederic  Keffer manager of the B. C. Copper  company. This is Mr. Keffer's first  visit to his son in Boundary creek and  he has enjoyed it very much. Mr.  Keffer is an old newspaper man. Miss  Keffer is Mathematical teacher in the  Cleveland high school.  Two enterprising firms- are incorporating as joint stock companies. A. H.  Sperry & Co., will hereafter be known  as the A. H. Sperry Company, Limited.  Wynkoop & Stephens, of Phoenix, are  incorporating under the firm name of  the Wynkoop-Stephens Trading Company, Limited. Notices of incorporation will appear in the next issue of  the B. C. Gazette.  William Forrest has been appointed  road superintendent for this district,  and began work this week with a  gang of men. Altogether he is  authorized to spend $950, as follows  $500 on the main road, between the  boundary line and Grand Forks; $300  on the wagon road between Cascade  and English Point; $150 on a trail up  Baker creek. All of these expenditures  are much needed, and will go quite a  distance in putting the highways in  fair condition. The trail up Baker  creek is an improvement that will  greatly facilitate the opening up of  the Shamrock mountain properties, as  well as those on Sutherland creek.  While the amount is small, it will put  in a fair trail nearly up to the Elmore  claim,  one of   the  best properties in  ...OUR MOTTO IN BUSINESS...  Is always to keep abreast of the times, to do so we are offering at a price the goods we  wish to clear out.  These goods will be exposed for sale on Saturday with a good large ticket on them-marked  in plain figures for your consideration. We ask your inspection of the goods if they do not  excel in value anything you have seen in the  district    we do not expect you to purchase,  Some Special Drives {oloth/ng,  "���"'��� 11 h " (i'       ' PANTS,SHIRTS,  win oe given in... (uNbERWEAR,ETc  RENBELL -&C0,  Your money cheeryfully refunded if the goods don't suit.  that locality, which is surrounded by  many other promising claims, with  great ledges.���Cascade Record.  ��������������������������� ��0 ������������������������������������������������� �����������������������* **������**  ���������o ��� ���������  1 PRESCRIPTIONS 1  ������������  JL -      ������������.  ������������  ������������  ���������a  ������������  ������������  ������������  ������������  ���*�����  ���������o  '������0  ������e  ������o  <���������  ��� a* 9  ��� *���(>  ������������  -������e  ���������o  -������a  ���������o  ������������  ������������  �����������  ������������  ������������  ���������a  ������������  ���������a  ������������  ������������  ������������  ������������  ������eo  ������������  ������������  >��������  ���������a  ������������  ���������a  *&���     a-Vi     ���*������*-  ���sh*     ***** ���  "'if  Need special care in compounding- as well as pure  drugs. "Many a broth is  spoiled in the making-." Any  cook may make rich, light  pastry with the same materials  that another converts into a  ����ggy ��� mass. A skillful  diamond cutter may quadruple  the value of a gem by artistic  cutting-. Care in handling  and good material go hand in  hand. That is what we assure you of when you bring  or send in prescriptions to us.  '   #    #   #  ���<**'  ������������  ������������  ������������  . ������������  ������������  ������������  O0I>  ������������  ������������  ������������  ������������  ���������-  ��� �����������������  ������������  ������������  ������������  ������������  ��� ���a-  ��� ���������  ��� ���������  ��� ���**  Midway, Kettle River.  First-class Accommodation.   Good Stabling.   Stopping Place for Stages.  McAULEY & KEIGHTLEY, Proprietors,  ������������  ������co  ��� ���ft  ������O0  �����������  ������������  �����������  ���������o  �����������  >���������  ������ea  ���������O  �����������  ��� ->�����  ������o��  ������oe  ������������  ������������  ���������c  We have a particularly   fine  line of Brushes from SOc to $5.  ���c��-  ������������  ������������  ������������  ��� ��������  ��� *������  ��� S*'  ��� ���������  Miller Bros��^  DRUGGISTS      .  and JEWELLERS  ���������������TV��lTT*��*o����YlV*������eo**����o*����00���������  ���::5��oM nH:?-????i-M!!!*M:!;:?:;?!?r:*\  �����������  ��� ���������  ��� ������-  ��������*  ��� ���������  �����������  ��� ���������  �����������  ��� ���������  In The Matter of The Kootenay Develop- j ?H????TT????n?????????n??T?????TT?T?  ment Company, Limited.  NOTICE is hereby given that tile creditors  of the above nanied company are required on or before the 30th day of September, 1899,  to send their names and addresses and particulars'of their debts or claims and the names  and addresses .of their solicitors fif any] to  Arthur Thomas Kennedy of 22 Feuchurch  Street in the city of Loudon the Liquidator of  the said company and if so required bv notice in  writing- from the said Liquidator are by their  Solicitors to come in and prove their sai'd debts  or claims at such time aud place as shall be  specified in such notice or in default thereof  they will be excluded from'any benefit of any  distribution made before such debts are proved.  EARNEST M. SAUNDERS,  63 and (A New Bond Street,  London, E. c. (England.)  Solicitor for the said Liquidator.  Dated this 24th day of July, 1899.  JustOpenedg  ACT,    1896.  Improvements.  MINERAL,  Certificate   of  NOTICE.  WREN mineral claim situate in the Kettle  River Mining- division of Yale district.  Where located :    In Wellington camp.  TAKE notice that I, Robert Denzler,  Free Miner's Certcficate No. 19074A intend, sixty days from the date hereof, to  apply to the Mining Recorder for a certificate  ot 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 4th day of August, 1899,  . Assay Office  #;       jlJS       *  ***-"���    '���?    %r  RELIABLE WORK.  GRHEJNWOOD,    -     B. C.  THISTLE : :  !s the Best Scotch Whisky  ���AND���  SEAGRAM'S  The Best Canadian.  R. P.  SOLE AGENTS:  RlTHET  &   CO.  VICTORIA     B.C.  Ltd.  Mineral Act. 1896.  A.   P.   &   A.   M.  . M.  GREENWOOD LODGE, A. F. & A,  Regular Communication first Thursday in  every mouth. Sojourning brethren cordially  invited. J.  C.   HAAS,  C. Scott Galloway, W..M. Secretary  12 WORK MULES  9 PACK MULES  14 PACK HORSES.  If desired the Vendors can furnish aparejoes,  and pack saddles, and harness for the above.  These animals are in first class condition, and  are all well broken. Offers to be made to the  Waveriey Mine, Limited, Albert canyon. The  animals are pasturing- in the neighbourhood of  Kamloops.  CERTIFICATE OF IMPROVEMENTS.  NOTICE.  IVA LENORA Mineral Claini, situate in the  Kettle River Mining Division of Yale District. Where located : In Smith's camp.  TAKE NOTICE that I, Isaac H. Hallett, as  agent for the British Canadian Gold  Fields Exploration, Development and Investment Company, Limited, (Foreign), Free  Miner's Certificate No. 2619a, intend, sixtv days  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 30th day of June, 1S99.  I. H. HALLETT.

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