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 ���ct  '������*>.  15.       '  SATURDAY,    APRIL   23,   1898.  Legislature Library  ��� ?������������  IT;  %  ft  m  Qt IDMp %ouxna��  ^  T  he  L  td.  ��� ���  MANUFACTURERS   OF  Concentrators, Smelters, Steam  Water Wheels," etc.  SAW,  PLANING AND SHINGLE  mmA^^xaaw niv.ua  wama^iHitHJisima  High Speed Corliss'Engines.  sf-  iS %  Works i  Branch Offices  acKinnon Building, Eafej-as-saa^^  GREENWOOD,   April   23rd,  1898,  E DESIRE to inform the public that we have Removed our immense stock of  Hardware to our new store in the Barrett Block, Copper Street Greenwood,  Having more store space at our disposal, we are increasing our stock daily and have  now the largest Hardware establishment in southern Yale/ We carry every article  found in the largest hardware establishments in the cities, and sell at city prices with  freight added Those desiring hardware of any kind can do better by dealing with  us   than  by   going   outside   the  district     We   respectfully   solicit   your   patronage,  Dealers in Hardware, Stoves, Granite and Tinware, Carpenters' and Miners' Tools,  s Cars and Rails, Powder and Steel, Paints and Oils, Sashes and Doors,  iter Pipes and Fixtures. All kinds of Tinsinithing, Plumbing, and Furnace Work.  GREENWQQD,:  B.O.  ���nj.'CT.K*: i'rsc-ariaeitt  *XTsr*j'i-'im: csrmiTi'Q z*z  '  ***     .��� '  N^r\ci  411  cy^^WE) beg   to   announce to the public that we have opened  ^%%^"m'****'    our new store  in the  Barrett  Block,   Copper Street,  with a full line of General Merchandise,   undoubtedly  the BEST  ���       . . ��� j .     -     ������ ���      .  '.' and. PRDTTIEST. stock  ever  brought  into   the  district.   We  propose   to   carry  In   every   department,    and   trust   by   this   fact,   together with  correct   prices   and   strict   attention   to    business,    to    merit  share   of  your   patronage.  We would be pleased to have ���you'call and inspect both Store  ana block.  .Respectfully,  sa'rrett Block,  Copper Street,  s I  'it-  111-&  &'  I''  #������  �����;  ���^'  A Weekly Paper published in the interests ot the Boundary Creek Mining District.  Vol. IV.  GREENWOOD, B.C., SATURDAY, APRIL 23, 1898,  85 No. 7.  INFAMOUS   GERRYMANDER.  HE new redistribution is a travesty upon popular  representation. It is the measure of a moribund  administration in haste to do as much injury as  possible before receiving- its quietus from the  ',. enrag-ed electors. It is a measure ; which bears  the ear marks of fraud and the mantle of dishonesty. It is based upon no principle of representation. Itis a g-errymander of the first water. It is  the dome of a structure built of vicious laws and mal-ad-  ministration. It is a measure whose, defeat by any means  would be justified.  Running all through the measure is the determination  to make impotent the voting power of those who are opposed  to the government. The people of Boundary Greek have  been treated more cruelly than any other. They have been  thrown in with Rossland,���an annex 1o the constituency  proper. Boundary Creek with her wonderful resources, the  largest, richest mining* district in the province, the theme  of newspaper articles in every section of the continent, a  district which railway magnates fight about and commoners spend weeks' discussing, is an outskirt of the district of  Rossland ! Her people are to be thankful because they have  individually one-fifteenth as much political power as the  intelligent electors of Cassiar. If they have any business  at the county town, if they desire to discuss matters of public interest with the member for Rossland, they will secure  their passports, travel through a foreign country and thank  God that they have reached Rossland in safety. Ye Gods !  One is tempted to suppose that it is the measure of the  insane instead of the vicious.  In the good old days when right was might and oppression and injustice were driven out at, the point of the bayonet such a measure would scarcely be introduced. The people would not be slow in getting rid of the bill and the government. It was such treatment that lit the beacon fires  through the New England States and stubborn John Bull  found that the hardy colonists with right on their side were  stronger than Old England, It was legislation such as this  that made William I/yon McKenzie and other patriots of  1837 to take up arms and sacrifice their lives to secure for  posterity that full measure of political freedom denied  themselves. Fortunately for the government the people are  restrained by the political customs of to-day. They would  rather chafe underneath the ills inflicted upon them by  unscrupulo'us charlatans than commit violence. There has  never been a measure introduced in any legislature more  calculated to provoke the people than this same redistribution bill.  Boundary Creek district suffers most. Her people are  indeed craven hearted, fit subjects for the treatment the  government is attempting to accord them if they sit idly b}*  while their political power is being- legislated away. Given  a fair measure of political power, the people would naturally and very properly divide on questions of public policy,  but when they are all placed in a position of political Uit-  landers, political differences ought to give waj* to the more  important question of political freedom. Any voter no matter what has been his political predilections would be disloyal to his own interests and those of the district if he  gives any support to a candidate representing a government that would commit such an outrage.  The duty of the optjosition in the legislature is clear.  Never had they a greater opportunity to stand up for the  rights of the people.    They should not let the measure pass.  It would be infinitely   fairer to  the   people   that   elections  should be fought with the present redistribution than under  such a monstrous proposition as the one introduced  by   the  government.    The opposition should adopt the  obstruction  tactic of the faithful fighters who thus  prevented  the  passage of the Coercion  bill in   the  House of Commons.    The  opposition should fight the  measure  until   the present parliament no longer exists.    It should fight until the   government is forced to compromise and  give   a measure that has  some  semblance  of  fairness.    It is a  case  where  the end  justifies the means and the people will endorse any political  manoeuvre, any expedient that has for its object the defeat  of the measure. '  Occupying the most honorable position in the province  is a gentleman who has lived in an atmosphere of political  freedom for years. He has imbibed liberal ideas and has  worshipped atthe shrine of those patriots who died fighting*  against family compacts and irresponsible governments.  As Lieutenant-Governor of this province, he has a duty to  perform. We are loath indeed to appeal to the Iyieuteriant-  Governor to veto any measure. But this bill is so palpably  unjust and dishonest that he would be recreant to his duty  if he,did not save the people from a government that has  lost all sense of political decency. If the opposition in the  house cannot defeat the passage of the redistribution, Lieutenant-Governor Mclnnes should not give it his assent.  Mr. Turner in his anxiety to win the general election by  a system of gerrymander has Overreached himself. A gerrymander must have some element of fairness in its compo-  sition before it can be foisted upon the people. We have  every confidence in the people. They are natural^ fair.  They believe in fair play and they will never consent to  such a measure. It would be a waste of time to point out  the many examples of fraud in the measure. They must be  apparent to every one.. East Yale must be subdivided because its voting population has increased to about 1400.  This defect is remedied by cutting off Boundary Creek, adding it to a district over the mountains and thus making a  constituency of over 1500 voters !  The bill must not pass. The government will surely  reconsider the measure, the opposition will surely fight the  measure until the government surrenders or the L,ieuten-  ant-governor will surely veto the measure. Providence will  surely interfere somehow to prevent the passage of a measure that the Prince of Darkness would blush to father.  '/if  /If  PUBLIC   MEETING.  The action taken by the electors of Greenwood and Boundary Greek at the public meeting held on Tuesday was  prompt and decisive. The resolutions adopted are strongly  worded but the people can be excused for using strong language under the circumstances. At the present writing it  is not known what course the electors of Midway, Grand  Tories, Cascade City and Rock Creek intend to pursue but  it is hoped that in their own interests they will be strong in  their denunciation of the measure. A bitter fight such as  must be waged is disagreeable to most people but it is infi-  nitelybetter than political annihilation. If the measure is  not withdrawn the people will have at least the satisfaction  of making a valiant struggle for the preservation of their  political rights. We trust that other sections of the province will have sufficient fairness to denounce the injustice  done Boundary Creek district and that Rossland will be  generous enough to repudiate such an arrangement as that  contemplated.  t-i*iiifPt�� THE   BOUND ARY   CREEK    TIMES.  'iZTsiXB/vp.TzS'MfB vsuia^vs. J^"T*-rirr��g**a^^-5^*^-esv*c-a*?M  POLICE   VIOLENCE.  In the past provincial police  officers  in    this   district   have   used   extreme  measures in   handling  those, charged  with crimes and misdemeanors.    It has  happened  that victims of police offici-  ousness  have  been   acquitted but not  until they had been subjected to unwarranted  humiliation   and  absolute cruelty at the hands of over-zealous police  officers.    We have refrained from commenting upon such conduct, a  consideration for the enforcement of the  law  if not for  the  law officers restraining  us from expressing  the strongest  disapproval  of such methods.    But when  , a young man who has heretofore enjoyed the confidence of the public is handcuffed and ironed at  Camp  McKinney  and hauled  to Midway and thrown   in  jail all over a $12  set of   harness it is  surely time that attention of the proper  authorities was drawn to  the  conduct"  of the officer of the law responsible for  such an outrage.  The facts of the case as far as we  could learn are these : Frank Goodner  who drove Snodgrass' stage for several  months started a stage line between  Greenwood and Grand Forks. He  entered into an arrangement for the  purchase of a set of harness for $12  from E. B. Simmons of the International hotel. Goodner had the harness  repaired and when the stage line proved a failure he sold the harness to N.  Tholl for $20. Tholl came for the harness and Mr. Simmons gave him a bill  of sale for the same although he ( Simmons ) was not satisfied that Goodner  had fulfilled the terms of the contract  with himself. Before getting the bill  of sale from Mr. Simmons,Tholl reported the matter to Officer I^awder who in  turn reported to the Midway office.  Officer Gardom was sent to Camp McKinney. He arrested Goodner for obtaining* money under false pretenses.  We have been informed that Goodner  was handcuffed and leg irons placed  upon him and thus taken to the Midway jail.  We are strongly of the opinion that  Goodner has good grounds for damages against Officer Gardom, but in a  district like this without a resident  judg*e we protest against subjecting a  young* man to.such wanton cruelt}'. We  ask that the superintendent of provincial police and attorney-general inquire  into the matter.  A reference to Stone's Justices' Manual, a  recog*nized   authority, will   convince aii3r one that the officer exceeded  his authority.    Atpag*el28 the manual  states "It has been held that a constable   has   no. right to handcuff-a person  whom he has apprehended on   a   suspicion of felony unless he has attempted  to escape or   if   necessary   to   prevent  him   from   escaping*.'1    Again at page  215 " But such a degree of violence and  restraint    as   handcuffing   cannot   be  justified unless it   is    made   to   appear  there    are   good   special   reasons   for  resorting* to it."    '-There  cannot be a  general rule that will justify a constable in resorting to the extreme measure  of handcuffing* a. person in custod}- for  a misdemeanor   as. a   felon.*'    " Dam-  ���a-ges'( ;��i5 ) were recovered from a constable for handcuffing and keeping  handcuffed a prisoner whilst conveying  him by railway under warrant for perjury." ' \  .". '  Further comment is unnecessarv.  CORRESPONDENCE;  The Boundary Creek Times publishes communications on matters of public interest,  but disclaims an.3- responsibility- for the  opinions expressed in this column.  Sir :.���In your issue of March 26th  ult.y you quote from the Grand Forks  Miner the appointment of Mr. Gilpin  as officer of Inland Revenue at that  point. This is quite-correct,;''but when  you proceed to insinuate incapacity on  the part of Mr. Deputy Collector Stuart  as the reason of the new appointment  you are very far afield. Mr. Stuart is  one of the best officers in the Interior  and since his appointment has given  every satisfaction to his department  and it was solely from an economic  point of view that he was relieved from  the supervision of excise work at Grand  Forks as the commission paid to Mr.  Gilpin will be very much less than tlie  traveling expenses necessarily received  by Mr. Stuart when supervising- both  places. In fairness to Mr. Stuart I  -would ask you to give this explanation  the same prominence as the' article  before mentioned.  J. E. Miller, Col. In. Rev.  Vancouver, April 14th, 1898.  [After the most careful study of the  article to which Mr. Miller refers we  are unable to discover any insinuation  of incapacity on the part of Mr. Stuart.  Unless Inland Revenue officers wish to  leave themselves open to the charge of  having but little to do, they should  refrain from making a fuss about a  short article which' appeared in the  local columns of a newspaper.���-Ed.]  T. Q. Butler and E. J. Edwards have  sold the Joe Dandy to Aid. E.��S. Moul-  ton Barrett for $2,000. The Joe Dandy  is located about 12 miles above Rock  Creek between James creek and the  West Fork. It is a very promising  property, a large vein of high grade  ore having been uncovered by the work  alread3r done.  R. M. McEntire returned on Tuesday from a visit to the Midway in Wellington camp, a claim owned b}r himself and Mr. C. J. JUund}*, of Midway.  Mr. McEntire brought down some very  rich looking ore from the property.  Awarded  Highest Honors���World's Fair,  Gold Medal, Midwinter Fair.  A Pure tirape Cream of Tartar Powder.  40 YEARS THE STANDARD.  GRAND  SCENERY. LOW   RATES.  MODEL   ACCOMMODATIONS.  OOEAN     TO      OOEAN  Without chang-e of Cars, via  And S00 PACIFIC LINE  Solid vestibule trains, consisting- of ,palace  sleeping- cars, luxurious dining cars, elegant  da3r coaches, magnificent tourist cars and free  colonist sleepers.  The onl\- line running through tourist  from the coast  WINNIPEG,'  MINNEAPOLIS  ST.   PAUL,  TORONTO,  MONTREAL,  BOSTON,  WITHOUT    CHANGE I  i  Lowest rates to P ITft A])R Via all Atlantic  and from       LUHl/ILi Steamship lines-  Canadian Pacific Ry. Co.'s  Royal Mail SS. Line to Japan and China.  These twin-screw steamers are in everv- respect superior to airy ships that have 3-et sailed  the Pacific ocean. The route is 300 miles-  shorter than via an3" other Trahs-Patifie line.  ' '' *5fe ���   i3fe' '  '/if     '/if  CanADiAN-Australian Steamer IviNE:  ���TO���  Honolulu, Fiji and Australia.  The shortest line to the Colonies. These  steamers can*3r an experienced medical man  and a stewardess on every'vo\*age. ,  For time table's, pamphlets, or .any information, call on ot* address  H. S. SCADDING, E.  J.   COYLE,  Agent, Dist. Pass. Agent,  PENTICTON. VANCOUVER.  RAILWAY.  EMI FORI SHEPPARD,  I  The  only  All   Rail   Route,   without  Change of Cars, between  Also between Rossland and Nelson.  iSf*    aV*-    ->v*-  ?&        '/iF        '/&  Going North MQQ  12.34 p.m.     DUUU  Going- South  2.06 p.m.  Close connections at Nelson   with   Steamers-  for Kaslo and all Kootenay Lake points.  Passengers for Kettle River and  Boundai*3'  Creek connect at Bossburg with dail\- stages."  Is the Best Scotch Whisky  AND���  "S  The Best Canadian.  sole agents :  R.  P.  Rithet & Co.  Ltd.  VICTORIA      B.C.  -UTT**" ���������"    �����! -r ^W  wi^  il v",/,  THE   BOUNDARY   CREEK   TIMES,  COUNCIL MEETING.  The regular meeting of the city council was held on Monday last. His Worship Mayor Wood presided, and all the  aldermen excepting Aid. Kerr were  -present.;'';  The committees on fire by-law and  the selection of a site for city offices  were granted further time to report.  Aid. Phelan gave notice that at the  next meeting of the council he will introduce a Public Morals by-law. Aid.  Oalloway gave notice of a Rate by-law  for 1898. /  The city constable was asked to  prosecute all persons obstructing  streets or not observing the provisions  of the Provincial Health Act.  Moved by Aid. Galloway, seconded  by Aid. Barrett, that the city constable  be authorized to provide light, fuel and  caretaker for the court-house while  used by council.���Carried.  Council then adjourned.  TELEPHONE   LINE.  Mr. Naden during his visit in Rossland was interviewed by the manager  of the Vernon & Nelson Telephone  Company. He was anxious to know  what inducement the people of this district would offer to build a telephone  line to Greenwood. As it seems almost  impossible to get any public work carried out here without a bonus and as a  telephone line is not only a convenience  but a necessity, the business men of  Greenwood and mine owners ought to  seriously consider the advisability of  doing something in order to secure the  line. We understand that if the right  of way is cleared for the company between Grand Forks and Greenwood  that the company will build. As all  the clearing necessary is ,the cutting  down of trees that are likely to fall  across the wires, it strikes us that those  having property along the wagon road  might be induced to do the work opposite their own mines.  Others ought to assist in the work  and it is quite possible to have sufficient work done to induce the company  to build.  Baseball  Club.  A meeting of the Greenwood Baseball Club was held on Monday evening.  There was a g"ood attendance of baseball enthusiasts present. The following officers were elected: President,  W. M. Law; Vice-president, M. E.  Miller; Secretary-Treasurer, Geo. F,  Miller ; Committee of Management, W.  J. Harris, Geo.Tnkster, Geo. Miller and  A. T. Thomas. The club have leased  a large plot of ground from the Town-  site Company. It will be cleared at  once. There are several crack players  belonging to the club and the members  feel confident that Greenwood will take  the pennant this year.  H. Allenberg, of Spokane, general  agent for the Equitable Iyife Insurance  Co., paid Greenwood a business visit  this week. Mr. Allenberg also spent  some time in Eureka where he has mining interests.  Boundary Valley   Lodge,  No. 38, I.O.O.F.  Kj\ EETS everv  Tuesday  _ ���.   / . V    Evening-   at   8.00   in  their lodge room at Greenwood, B.C.   A cordial  invitation is extended to all sojourning-  breth-  ._-  ���< -rT-r        -w at        ~r  "       tit   *"\  ren  D.  C. McRae, Rec. Sec.  W. M. Law, N.G.  Court Boundary, No. 3576, I.O.F.  THE ABOVE COURT meets at Greenwood  on the first and third Thursday evening's  of every month. Visiting- Members are cor-  diallv welcomed.  GEORGE P. MILLER,  G. A. Guess, Recording- Secretao'.  Chief Rang-er. ,45  BOUNDARY CREEK MINING & COMMERCIAL^  ASSOCIATION  WILL   meet   every   alternate   Wednesday  Eveuing in Rendell  &  Co.'s  hall at 8  o'clock.   The meeting-s are open to the public.  J. P. HARLAN, THOS. HARDY,  6S Secretarv. President.  MINERAL   ACT,   1896.  Certificate   of   Improvements.  LAKE SIDE FRACTION Mineral claim, situate in the Kettle River mining- division of  Yale district. Where located : In Long-Lake  camp.  TAKE notice that we, Seth Emerson, free  miner's certificate, No. 327a, and J^ A.  Cameron, free miner's certificate No. 326a, 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 18th day of March, 1898. 81-9  MINERAL    ACT,    1896.  Certificate   of   Improvements.,  NOTICE.  ANCHOR Mineral Claim, situate in the Kettle River mining- division of Yale district:  Where located : Long- Lake camp.  TAKE notice that I, Georg-e D. Ley son,'  free miner's certificate No. 95327, intend,  sixty days from the date hereof, to apply to the  Mining- Recorder for a certificate of Improvements, for the purpose ofT 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 18th day of March, 1898. 81-9  MINERAL,    ACT,    1896;  Certificate   of   Improvements.  NOTICE.  ENTERPRISE    (fractional)    mineral    claim,  situate in the Kettle River mining- division  . of Yale district.    Where located : Long Lake  camp.  TAKE notice that I, Georg-e D. Leyson, free  miner's certificate No. 95,327, intend sixty  days from the date hereof, to applj' to the Mining" Recorder for a certificate of improvements,  for the purpose of obtaining- a Crown grant of  the above claini.  And further take notice that action, under  section 37, must be commenced before the issuance of such certificate of improvement.  Dated this 18th day of March, 1898. 81-9  MINERAL,   ACT,   1896.  Certificate of Improvements.  NOTICE.  TWIN Mineral Claim, _ situate in the Kettle River mining- division of Yale district.  Where located : Deadwood camp.  TAKE Notice that I, J. W. Hug/h Wood, free  miners's certificate. No. 361a, intend, sixty  da3rs from the date hereof^ to app^ to the Mining- Recorder for a certificate'of improvements,  for the purpose of obta!i:ii:ing- ,a crown grant of  the above claim. '���'���'������ "���:''���'���:'  And further take notice that action, undei  section 37, must be commenced before the issuance of such certificate of improvements.  Dated this 15th day of April, 1898. 84  MINERAL,   ACT,   1896.  Certificate of Improvements.  NOTICE.  BONNIE BELL Mineral Claim, situate in the  Kettle River mining division of Yale district.  Where located : In Deadwood camp.  TAKE Notice, that I, Robert Wood, free  miner's certificate No. 360a, intend, sixty  davs from the date hereof, to appl3r 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 15th day of April, 189$. 84  J1  ILVERWtf*  MILLER  BR@S  ��^  The Pioneer Jewelers, GREENWOOD.  ���     ��� ��� ,     ���  ���    o ���    ���  .     . ���������'.������'  MINERAL,    ACT,    1896.  Certificate   of   Improvements-  NOTICE.  HIDDEN TREASURE mineral claim, situate  in the Kettle River mining- division   of Yale  district.   Where located : Smith's camp,  TAKE notice that we, the Republic Gold  Mining- Company', free miner's certificate  No. 3,370a, intend, sixt3- da3*s from the date  hereof, to apply to the Gold Commissioner 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 8th day of March, 1898. 79  OK ELL <& MORRIS  FRUIT & PRESERVING * COMPANY,  Victoria,    B, G,  ���MANUFACTURERS   OF���  Candies,   Mincemeat,   Orange,   Citron  and Eemon Peels.    Preserves and  Marmalades.    Pickles and  Vinegar.   .  ���������������..''���''���'  o- ".  We claim without exception to make the  Purest and Best -Selling  Goods  in  Canada.  Established 1862.  **-*$*"*$Mia'W^vwv  Manufacturers of Furni^  ture, Upholstery, etc, <X  Importers of Crockery, Glassware, Carpets,  Wall Paper, Linoleums, etc. Residences and  Hotels furnished throughout. All orders, no  matter how larg-e, prompt^* filled, as we have  the  LftRGEST STOCK IN THE PROVINCE.  aV*    ��&���    *v*  ���si!?      "**��"      vft?  Write us for Catalogue and Price List.  j&     j&     0k  '/if     '/if ���   r*if  VICTORIA,   B. C.  Financial and Insurance Agent  ; (notary (pufiftc -*  VERNON,    B.C.  AC.KX'J-   l'-OK  The Sun Life Assurance Co., of Canada.  The Roval Insurance Co.  The Scottish Union & National Ins. Co.  The London & Lancashire Eire Ins. Co.  The Insurance Company of North America.  The London & Canadian Fire Ins. Co.  Dominion Building & Loan Association.  Al'l'KAlSKK   FOR  The Canada Permanent Loan & Savings Co. THE   BOUNDARY   CREEK    TIMES.  m**ltam.mm**mm��iW'm\m��mp*Vfiflipi,Tull!llV  ROSSLAND   IN   LINE.  It is fortunate for the electors of  Boundary Creek district that in their  struggle ag-ainst disfranchisement they  will have the assistance of the electors  of Rossland. In another article we  said that we had every confidence in  the people, and the people of Rossland  are showing-their generosity by refusing to endorse a scheme, which places  Boundary Creek district at such a distinct disadvantage. The Rossland  Miner has the following very sensible  remarks to offer concerning* the  ���question :  The Victoria Colonist and  the   Vancouver World, the   two   principal   government organs at the coast, hasten to  .say that the  Redistribution   Bill   is   a  fair measure and will'meet all  reasonable expectations.,   The fact  remains,  however, that the Rossland deputation  returned from their interview with the  government  with   the  distinct  understanding that West  Kootenay   was to  have   five   additional   members   under  the new  Redistribution   act.    The district, consequently, is much disappointed aiid   there   is   a  strong   and   undisguised feeling*  here  that  it  has  been  unjustlj'-  dealt  with.    West Kootenay  gains   practically   nothing*  under  the  new   arrang-ement.       The    Boundar}'  Creek country, in   all   fairness,   is   entitled to a separate member.    By tack-. ;  ing it to West Kootenay we  have  the  same representation  as  formerly,   the,,  only difference   being that  the   boundaries   of    the    divisions   have    been  .  changed.    Instead of Boundary Creek  remaining a part of  South Yale,   it   is  incorporated  with  Rossland   division,  formerly a part of the North Riding: of  West Kootenaj-v; the  North   Riding  is'  reduced in size by the loss of the Trail  Creek Mining  division,   and   the   new  Nelson electoral division is but another  name for the old Slocan electoral division.    It is just as well that the government should know before it is  too   late  to rectify a terrible   political   blunder,  ���that'its' popularity   in West Kootenay  is  certain, to   suffer   severely   if  the  Redistribution bill passes   the  legislative   assembly   as it now stands.    Un- ;  less   West  Kootenay   receives greater  representation than is at present  proposed, the cause of the Administration  in   the approaching* elections   will   be  well nigh hopeless, so far as Southern  British Columbia is concered.  Similkameen   Properties.  Mr. R. Patterson, of Rossland,  reached Greenwood yesterday, after  .spending* several weeks examining  properties in the Similkameen country.  Mr. Patterson succeeded in securing  some valuable copper claims for the  .syndicate which he represents, and before leaving he started several men to  work developing the same. It will be  ���remembered, thnt Mr. Patterson was  negotiating* for the purchase, of the  Sunset, in the Similkameen county.  It is owned b3r R. A. Brown, of Grand  Forics. As the negotiations are to be  ���re-opened, it is just possible that a deal  may be made. Mr. Patterson reports  that considerable development work is  being* done on Kruger mountain, and  some pretty copper glance was taken  from properties in that vicinity. Mr.  Patterson left for Rossland to-dajr.  The Municipal Court of Revision  will be held in Rendell & Co's. hall on  Monday next at ten o'clock. There is  only one complaint ag-ainst the assessment roll of Assessor Tavlor.  Rossland,  Investmentand  LIMITED -LIABILITY.  Greenwood.  Financial & Insurance Agents  GEO.   R.   NADEN,   Manager. .  zonauin*wavna.-EZUKW��-js ��i��u~ ��am<ia&&i2H3&��&^'Bi&!uMMmmTai^^*^^jk&iBXSiss  Louis Blue.  A. Fisher.  '  !Ul  MILLS     AND     YARDS     AT  Greenwood City    <Hr   Anaconda, B,G,  Manufactuirprs of .Ro'ug-h ..and  Dressed  Shingles* Lath. TS  Mouldkii  w^asii  Doors,  -/ii-'  '/if  ALL KINDS' OF FACTORY WORK MADE TO ORDER  Lumber delivered to any place in the City-or to Mining Camps  ' mS&^^2l^5i^��^7&^&3ZZZ^XE&ZZ5Z3ZT&&=r��  sfK-ar.-uti/tsi  i-=-:��BF ��ZZZ����XSE����3JB  TEL  Greenwood City* Boundary Creek, B,C,  '/If "sii? '/*$  We are prepared to welcome Guests arid provide good accommodation.  .        Headquarters for Mining Men.        Best of Wines, Iviquors and Cigars.  ��� L/ivBRY Stable in connection.- ���  Mf,     .      j.i��i iiie.  '/if '/'^ "Slk"*  f  f*  roprietor,  g<-f-s-MSiigff��^z:t,*M*:*j-^^  ���a devy.i.yg JTldtfline.F-  If  you  do,   Never Forget that  we  have   placed  in  stock with our other lines of Household Furnishings  some   riRST-OLMSS MACHINES.     We buy  them direct from trie manufacturers and are prepared  to sell at prices to suit the times.  We call your special attention, to our new  DROP   HEAD   MACHINE  Which   can   be  seen   at  our  Store.  COPPER STREET, GREENWOOD CITY, B.C.  KftZKEKZZ7^~K^J~*Sm��ISX?e.c  ��* ���: -*^ica=i-*a-L--a*a.ais**XR*r*f*^^  J. PIERCY &> CO.,  25, 27, 29   YATKS STREET,  Wholesale Dry Goods,  and  VICTORIA,     ���     B, G     v^5"-      Clothing Manufacturers.  ii.  f  N.tMmsjuiXMiiMHiJm *' >��� /  SUP  T HE   B O UN DA R Y   C RE E K   TIM E S.  ��V��J^WlJilUi'^^aiaCMfeMTXBM*'l,y ^%,r.ai,V^r^jTggiij  EXTENSION   OF   TIME.  Attorney-General IDberts has introduced a bill to amend the Columbia &  "Western Subsidy Act. The bill has  been read a first time. It provides  that " The time limited .by section 4 of  the Columbia & Western Railway Subsidy Act, 1896, for defining and projecting the lands to be granted to the  Columbia & Western Railway company in pursuance of said section is  hereby extended for nine months, as  and from the 17th April, 1898, notwithstanding that the provisions of said  section 4 have not been complied with."  By section 4 referred to, it was necessary for the company, before April  17th, 1898, to define and project in a  manner satisfactory to the. Chief Commissioner of I^ands and Works, upon a  plan of the located line of railway or a  section or sections thereof, wherever  practicable, the boundary lines of alternate blocks of land fronting upon  each side of the line of the said railway and having a frontage of six  miles on the said railway by a depth of  16 miles, so that wherever practicable  each block so selected and defined by  the company shall be opposite to. a, similar block not selected by the company  on the other side of the railway. The  Columbia & Western company have so  far not complied with this section, and  the intention of the government is to  save the company's land grand of  20,000 acres a mile by granting nine  months' extension of time.  The  Winnipeg.  Mr. 'D.-'.-H.-. Beecher, president, and  W. F. Honey, secretary-treasurer, of  the Winnipeg Mining Co., were among  the visitors to Greenwood this week.  Mr. Beecher was surprised at the rapid  growth of the city since his visit here  about a year ago. Both were very  much disappointed that the success of  Corbin's application for a railway  charter was not surer. Thinking, the  Dominion parliament would never deny  such a reasonable application, the Winnipeg Company had doubled its force  with a view to having the property on  a permanent shipping basis by November this year. Mr. Honey stated that  the company intended to continue development work but not with as  much vigor as they could had Corbin secured his charter.  Mr. Beecher left for Spokane on Saturday. He.has other heavy interests  in the West which he intends seeing*.  He expects to reach his home in Grand  Forks, N. D., in about   two weeks.  The   City   Map.  Mr. C. 2H&-. Shaw, C. E}., has just completed the map of the city and turned  it over to the cit\r council. The map  shows every portion of the city and is  the first complete one prepared. It is  over ten feet in leng*th and includes  not only the original townsite but all  the subdivisions arid portions of mineral claims within, the corporation limits. The map may be seen at the  Court house.  In  connection  with " THE  TIMES "      J^  we have now one of the   most   com-'  plete ���'.;'  OUTFITS  ����-���-<��������-<��*-���-�����>>�����*����>  ]       ||^ J in the interior of the Province,    With" |  88!KK@1new power-. ���Presses.,"' new Type/ and a|$^���<r' ��� *���  ��� stock of modern-Printers' Stationery* we |  ��� *   ���       ������ ���      T .  1-^C^'VviW  are in a position to fill any orders for $  Job Printing as reasonably, as satisfac^  torily, and as  expeditiously  as can be  done in Spokane or on the coast,  A merchant who uses " cheap and  nasty " Stationery and Printing does his  business a serious injury-vit is dear at  a gift, Let us fill your next order for  Letterheads, Billheads or Envelopes i then  compare our work and prices with  others*.    We guarantee you satisfaction,  Aot-a-tot-o-**>-*><��>  ��-�����        'i"Ji &'i. JJi.  '/'$ llf "fa ���**>"-  ��undary Creek Printing  Publishiosr Co,. Ltd.  GREENWOOD;-  B.C. THE   BOUNDARY   CREEK   TIMES.  o ...������������     ���  s  J  o  I  1  s  EDWARDS'  Copper Street, Greenwood.  4    ���  90  I  All kinds of Photographic Work at  Moderate Prices.  Every Photo guaranteed to give   .  Satisfaction.  ���'���'���' -��*���* S"    ��  I  f   E.J. EDWARDS.  Greenwood.  B.C.   ?  2  I  8 '������?.'���?'  ountxxx  ',.     . I'LTI-LISHED  BV  The Boundary Creek Printing & Publishing  Company, Limited.  Duncan Ross :.;'.���.:���..���....'..... ........Editor.  W. J. Haruer.-.:...;.:.'...:..:..;,:...:......t.........Manager.  Advertising-Rates are  One. Dollar per inch  per mouth.   Eegal notices, 10c. and 5c. per line.  , No ."quack " or ������.remedy ads.  inserted at an3*  price.   Subscriptions are due in advance ; other  accounts payable monthly.  Address all communications to  The Times;  ' Greenwood, B.C.  SUBSCRIPTION,  S2.00 P'EK. YEAR,   IK   ADVANCE.  SATURDAY,  APRIL 23, 1898.  INDIGNATION   MEETING.  "A,'thoroughly representative meeting  of the electors of Greenwood and vicinity-was "held in Rendell &. Co's. hall,  on -Tuesday afternoon for the purpose  of expressing* public disapproval of the  redistribution introduced by,the government. His Worship, Mayor Wood,  was voted to the chair and Mr. H. B.  Munroe appointed secretary. W. T.  Thompson, of Midway, Aid. Gallowaj',  Aid. Phelan, A. S. Black, Thos. Hardy,  Duncan Ross, Mayor Wood and others  made strong* speeches condemning* the  measure. ,  Mr. Hardy, president of the Bound-  aryvCreek Mining- & Commercial Association then moved the following* resolutions. The/y were seconded b}r Mr.  Munroe, and carried unanimously :  Whereas, The redistribution bill  introduced by the provincial government  (1.) Practically disfranchises the  people of Boundary Creek district.  (2.) Creates the electoral district of  Rossland with a voting* population of  over 1500 votes���a number out of all  proportion to that in other constituencies in the province.  (3.) Leaves the rich and growing  Boundary Creek district at the mercy  of the now more populous district of  Rossland and vicinity.  (4.) Places in one constituency people who have no business relations  with each other, who are separated by  a high range of mountains.  (5.) Creates a district that is disjointed and cumbersome,making* it impossible for one member to attend to its  requirements.  (6.) Is an infamous genwmander.  (7.) Leaves the people of Boundary-  Creek district without political power  or political .influence.  ( 8.) Gives them no voice in the gov-  ernmen't of the province.  (9.) Introduces the barbarous policy  of taxation without representation.  (10.) Is based-on the policy of government of the many by the few, perpetuates the   evil of pocket   boroug*hs,  gives extensive powers   to   small   and  sparsely populated districts.  (11.) Is a measure vicious and dishonest, disgraceful to the government  which introduced it and humiliating* to  those who supposed they lived in a  province blessed with responsible government.  Be it therefore Resolved, That  the people of Greenwood and Boundary  Creek district in meeting* assembled do  strongly denounce the measure ; That  we ask for its 'withdrawal, or for such  amendments as will give us similar  rights to those of other portions of the  province.    And be it further  RESOivVED, That should the government not g*ive us redress, that we respectfully urg*e upon the opposition  members of the legislature to obstruct  the passage of the redistribution bill  in its present form, as, the old redistribution is preferable to the present;  and be it further  RESoiyVED, That if no other relief is  possible, that a humble petition be presented by the electors of Boundary  Creek to His Honor the Lieutenant-  Governor, requesting* him to withhold  his assent to the measure; and be it  further  Resolved, That the1 electors of  Greenwood and Boundary Creek district here assembled unanimously  pledge themselves to oppose the Turner government and any government  candidate unless a fair and equitable  redistribution bill is substituted for the  one now before the legislature ; and be  it further  Resolved, That copies of these reso;  lutions be forwarded to members of the  government, members of the legislature, and the press of the province.  Robert Wood,  H. B. Munroe, Chairman.  .- ������" "Clerk. ���'       .'  The resolutions were ordered printed  and also forwarded to the different persons mentioned therein. It was,  alsq decided to communicate with other  portions of the district requesting them  to take similar action. ;^  Greenwood   Hospital.  After May 1st, treatment at the  Greenwood hospital will be at the disposal of every one at a very moderate  price. Dr. Jakes has decided to issue  monthly and annual tickets of admission to the hospital. As will be seen  in the advertisement monthly tickets  can be jDrocured for two dollars or an  annual ticket for $20. As the hospital  has already- established a name for  excellent treatment every wise man  will provide for careful nursing and  medical attendance when ill by securing monthly-or yearly tickets. It is of  course understood that no hospital  tickets are sold to people already sick.  Up the  Kettle  River.  Mr. J. C. Olson, of Olson & Phelan,  returned on Monday from the Kettle  River where the firm have some valuable mining interests. Two men are  at work on the King Solomon and some  rich looking ore is being taken from  the prospect. Mr. Olson reports that  the government ordered the work to be  stopped on the ferry across the Kettle  river above Rock Creek. This ferry is  an absolute necessity and it is probably for this reason that the work has  been stopped as the government are  plain.'3- showing its determination to  punish the people of this district for  their opposition.  h. Hallett,  ><xttietetf ��kot\tiiotr  notary public,  greenwood.b.c.  'ORBES   M.   KERBY,  Assoc. Mem. Can. Soc. Civil .Engineers,.  (ptopinciaf Ukanb ^uvvtyot  AND CIVII,  ENGINEER,  ��� (notary (pufiftc ��� midway,  b. c  J  OHN   A.   CORYELL,  a.m., b.ca.  Provincial Land Surveyor and Draughtsman.  Irrigation Projects, Engineering- and Survey  Work, Avith plans and Estimates in any portion  of the province, immediately attended to.  Maps and Plans of any portion, of Osoyoos  district and mining- camps of Kettle River Mining Division.  Residence   -   -   MIDWAY.  1     H.   KING,   M.D.,   C.mI  0f (H)c<i3tW QJutUerBttg ��� ��� ��  anb (nef�� ^ortt (pofyctinicr  Intends Locating in Greenwood about the  First Week in May.  HENRY NICHOLSON,  (ttofotg $u8fte, (Sttning (glgent  Mining Negotiations Transacted.  Office .���Camf McKinney.  N\B.���Some   valuable   Mining   Properties   in  Camp McKiune3- and vicinity for disposal.  G.  A.   GUESS, M.A.  H.  A.  GUESS.   M.A.  �����  Assayers & Chemists  ��� Thoroughly familiar with Boundary Creek  and Fairview mining- districts. Properties  examined, assays and aualj-ses of ores, fuels,,  furnace products, etc.      ������".���'.'.'.  Greenwood, B.. C.  0MARLES AG. SHAW,  Givil    Engineer,    /  ��omt'mon anb (protjinciat ��anb ^ur^egor.  , GREENWOOD,       -        B.C.  CD  .0}  03  .  CD  <~s  *  O  Ui  cQ  Ul  q;  CD  0  +->  a:  IU  -*  Q  TJ  ��  0  O  03  0  ���Ul  DQ  C ���  c   '  ��������  r ���w.a  55  O  T��  <U  ���-��  V-  o  S3.  OS.  .   B  <+- .s  o b  .2J S  "g'ffl"  "3   en  e  2>  <*  *=:  TS   S  a  -st  C  >>   .  -a  CO  en  <  u  aJ   .  <u xi  ���SB-  �����'$  #0  W. B. RlCKARDS.  S. Bene km an.  AMDWAY,   B.C.,  Mining anb Reaf Est<xie Brofters  Fire, Life and Accident Insurance.  Mr,  Correspondence Solici Led.  i"��.  '/if  AFTER MAY 1st, 1S98, TICKETS OF  Admission for ordinary hospital treatment may be obtained at the Greenwood Hospital at the rate of Two Dollars a month or  Twentv Dollars per annum.  R.   W.   JAKES,   M.D., CM. ::  ... f it  -���? ?'.,'���  ^'  THE   BOUNDARY   GREEK   TIMES,  ��  The Greenwood City MercantiIvK Co. has been appointed agents  for the OKANAGAN FLOUR MILL CO.'S FLOUR. It is the best all-round  Flour on the market. Try it once and you wilt use no other. Their  brands are " Hungarian,' V " XXXX," " Strong Bakers'," Economy, "  and " Superfine. " The flour is made from wheat grown by the shareholders in the mill, and is made by the latest improved machinery.  Okanagan  Flour  Mill   Co.'s   Flour  is  THE)  BEST! "  Infraction of the Game Act.  On the 14th inst. Chas. Hozier, hotel  keeper, of Rock Creek, was charged by  Provincial Constable Elkins, before JR.  G. Sidley, J.P., with having a deer in  his possession for the purpose of sale  or traffic. Mr. Elkins' evidence was  to the effect that he had dinner at the  defendant's hotel and was served with  venison ; that he subsequently found  four quarters of venison hanging up  in an outhouse and which he confiscated. The defendant admitted the  charge but claimed that as he was a  free miner he had a right to kill deer  at any time. The court inflicted a fine,  including costs, of $25.50.  THE    EQUITABLE  >-9iV<*��-0>V��'4  Oddfellows'  Anniversary.  The members of Boundaiw Valley*  Eodge and all visiting Oddfellows are  requested to meet in the schoolhouse  at 3 o'clock next Sunday afternoon  sharp. From there the Oddfellows will  inarch to Rendell & Co's. hall where  service will be conducted at 4 o'clock  by Rev. T. C. Guy. Special music will  be furnished for the occasion. The  public are of course cordially invited  to attend the service.  Outstanding Assurance, December 31st, 1897  $951,165,837 00  New Assurance, written in 1897   ... 156,955,693 00  Proposals for Assurance examined and declined      24,491,973 00  Income in 1897..^ ,                                 48,572,269 53  Assets, December 31st, 1897     .      236,876,308 04  Reserve on all existing   Policies   (4 per  cent,   standard)   and   all  other liabilities :              Surplus 4 per cent, standard.  Paid Policy Holders in 1897...  186,333,133 20  50,543,174 84  21,106,314  14  -o-  HENRY   B.   HYDE,   President.  J.   W.   ALEXANDER,   Vice-President.  J.    H.   YATES.   Ma x a c -. k k .  H. ALLENBERG, General Agent THE   BOUNDARY   CREEK   TIMES-  arotmau** lauLCTw i ���mwti  rjam��iuiv:L'-\.vr*i**'tw.w.wiwvii -i ���**���*�������������� .1 *���***>*!.> jAiimHyjew^m-'ji^uui .*vTK?*mzr  KETTLE   RIVER  MINING   DIVISION.  Record  of Mineral  Locations for  the  Week  Ending April 19th, 1898.  .",'���'      April   13. :  "���. ,  Allan, Norweg-ian creek, Thomas Henderson.  Evergreen, Canj-on creek, W. S.Fletcher.  Snowflake, Canyon creek, G. F. Miller.  C.O.D., Can_von'creek, W. S. Fletcher.  April 14.  Minnette, Skylark camp, Otto Dillier.  April 15.  Marg-uerite, frac, Deadwood camp, P. W. LoueiY  April 16.  Boot, frac, Long- "Cake camp, G. W. Ley sou.  I.T.U., Central camp, Thomas McAuley.  '     April   18.  Lygia, Graham's camp, W. H. Norris.  Globe, Main Kettle.river, V. R. Swanson.  Hard-to-Beat, Main Kettle river, J. Peterson.  Gilt Edge, Main Kettle  river, V.  R.  Swanson  and P. A. Undbergv  April   19.  Pride of Perth,  frac,  Graham  camp,  Sydney  M. Johnson.  Certificates of Work.  April 13.  Durham���G. A. Rendell.  Winedot���D. D. Enveartet al.  Tip Top���E. M. Smith.  Xero\-���D. D. En-3-eart.  April 14-  .Spring-dale���W. B. Paton.  h April   151  Midnight���Floyd Vaug-han et al.  Alma���W. II. Norris.  April 16.  Gem���James Cunning-ham.  Tacoma���Sam J. Jensou.  Transfers.  April   13.  Marg-aret, Rock creek, % int., Ah I/ing- to J. M.  Lynch.  Midnig-ht, Deadwood camp, % int.,  J.  C.  Haas  to W. S. Fletcher.  April 14.  London, Deadwood camp,   %   int.,  George  Andrews and H. A. Wrig-ht to J. P. McLeod.  April 15.  Hard Cash, Welling-tou camp, % int., Jas.  Mc-  Bain to Mrs. Laura Shonquest.  April 16.  Texas, Providence camp, all int., C.  Van  Ness  and J. L. Wiseman to C. N. Collins.  April 19.  Constellation  and  Dixie   Qneeu,   Long-   Lake  camp, % int., Smith Johnson to J. S. Buster.  LATEST   RAILWAY   NEWS.  There is still some hope for the Kettle River Valley Railway. A dispatch  from Ottawa says that ," The bill was  disposed of in a somewhat novel way,  although strictly within parliamentary  rules. In committee of the whole a  few nig-hts ago the bill was amended  by reducing the capital stock from  $2,500,000 to $1,500,000. The question  put to the house last night was for the  second reading of the bill as amended.  By a majority of 20 the house negatived the motion and the bill was accordingly dropped from the order paper.  The officers of the house state that this  is the first time since confederation  that a measure has been rejected in  this particular way. A bill so disposed  ���of, however, can be revived and placed  on the orders again for a future day, if  the house should decide to consider it  again at the stage at which it was  dropped. Mr. Blair had with him in  favor of the bill Sir Richard 'Cart-  wright and Messrs. Dobel, FitJjpatrick,  Mulock, Paterson, and -Siftou. Mr.  Tarte carried 01113" one member of the  cabinet with him'ag*aiust the bill, but  lie carried a he movement to kill it. Of  the British Columbia members, Messrs.  BostoL'.k and Morrison supported the  bill, and Messrs. Earle, Maxwell and  Mclnnes   voted   against   it."    A later  dispatch from Toronto states that Mr.  Bodwell, the representative of the Kettle Valley railway   project, is   quietly  preparing for another attempt to secure  the   passage   of   the   bill   at Ottawa.  Members coming in from  the  country  say public opinion is decidedly in favor  of the charter,   and  they  urge that as  there is nothing* to lose and everything*  to  gain,   an   effort   will   be   made to  secure the reinstatement of the  bill on.  the order paper.    It  is said that if Mr.  Corbin does hot get a  charter  he  will  build   a  mail  line  just   south   of  the  border in the  United  States  and construct branch  lines  at  various points,  along the main line that will run to the  border   at    points    where   mines   are  located."    The vote by  which the bill  was defeated, 64 to 44, shows that half  the members of the  house  were  away  or purposery refrained from voting.    If  the bill should be reconsidered Sir Wilfrid Iyaurier should  get  his party into  line  and  carry  the  bill   through   the  house.    The defeat of such  a  measure  would show a policy  narrow and illiberal and the onus will fall on the party  in   power.    It  is   a policy   foreign   to  every   liberal    principle   and    should  secure the, support of  those only  who  believe   in   erecting   a   Chinese   wall  around Canada or those who borrow  mone3r from the C. P. R. and then discuss the granting* of charters to competitive railways from the broad standpoint of public interest.,  Goodner  Acquitted.  Frank Goodner who was taken from  Camp McKinney in irons by Officer  Gardom appeared before W. H. Norris,  J. P., on Thursday. After hearing the  witnesses, the magistrate held that  there was not a tittle of evidence upon  which Goodner could be sent up for  trial and the charg*e was consequently  dismissed. Goodner when arrested  was on his way to Ashcroft where he  had secured a position driving stag*e on  the Cariboo road. Reference is made  in another column to the extraordinary  course pursued by Officer Gardom in  the case.  Heavy Travel.  J. Christie, M. R. C. V. S., the Dominion Veternary Surg-eon is away to  Osoyoos where a band of 175 horses  and mules are awaiting examination.  Prospectors going- to the Klondyke are  using the overland route extensively  and consequently the doctor is kept  busy, It is reported that nearly 1,000  horses are on the way from Montana  and that they will cross into British  territory at Osoyoos.  tei Arrivals.  Tlie following were the arrivals at  the International hotel during the  week :  John JL/incl, Anaconda ; John Keough  Summit Camp ; L/Otiis Greenwood, Vernon ; James McNaughton, Kaslo ; R.  ��� Bres'lauer, S. Breslauer, W. H. L,an-  castcr, City; J. P. McL,eod, Midway;  E. B. McLriiue, Greenwood ; M. McLean, Brooklyn ; Mr. J. F. Hemenway,  Spokane; Thcs. McDonnell, City; J.  T. Thompson, F.-McL/aine, S. R. Jackson, Ei. Jacobs, Midwa}- ;   H. H.   Hart,  T. H. Green, Thos. Dpran-, Republic ;  L/ee Davenport, Trail; H. F. Beach,.  Grand Forks ; C. H. Mattheson, D. D.  S.;'N. J. Tuaffe, Winnipeg.  R. W. Macfarlane, M. F., is away on  a business trip to Rossland.  J. W. Grier'-returned to Greenwood,  oii Wednesday after having spent a  week prospecting   011   the  reservation.  Dr.   Gorrigan   of   Vernon   and   Dr.  Mathewson. dentists,   spent  the week  in Greenwood   practicing their profes-  . sion.'���;  A public meeting will be held at'  Midway this (Friday ) evening for the  purpose of discussing the new redistribution bill.  Prof. Boice and Porter's orchestra  went over to Grand Forks last week to  assist at the opening of the new L/au-  rier hall in Upper Grand Forks.  Mr. G. Arthur Rendell is negotiating-  for the sale of the" Barbara mineral  claini. This claim is within the city  limits and contains soiiie valuable lots..  A masquerade ball was given in  Rendell & Co's. hall on Friday evening-  last. There was a large attendance  and the costumes were ingeniously  made. Prof. Boice had charge of the  floor and as usual g*ave every satisfaction. ' ���������;  Prospectors complain that many of  the overland travelers to the Northern  gold fields have left their religious convictions at home and in consequence1  horses are fast disappearing from the  mountain sides. Several prospectors  who, had horses last week are searching in vain for them,this week.  ��� ���  i.e. Homes  Jiy using- some of the latest, .newest'styles of  Jl J J  R  Which will reach lis in a few days.  CI  Books, Stationery, Wall Paper, Fancy'  Goods and Notions,  GREENWOOD    :"   :    B. C.  efs^ef**  ����  &*��'  MISS   O.   MEDILL,  Dressmaking and Millinery Parlors.  Sample Hats, iu the latest styles, will  arrive in a few days.  COPPER street, greenwood.  SUCCESSOR; TO   W.   W.   GIBBS,  IT  GREENWOOD  B.C.  SO   YEARS'  EXPERIENCE  Trade R/Jarks  ���e^igns  Copyrights &c.  Anyone sending a sketch and description may  quickly ascertain our opinion free whether an  invention is probably patentable. Communications strictly confl dential. Handbook on Patents  sent free. Oldest agency for securing patents.  Patents taken through Munn & Co. receive  special notice, without charge, in the  A handsomely illustrated weekly. JLarg-est circulation of any scientific journal. Terms, $3. a  year; four months, $1.   Sold by all newsdealers.  MUNN & Co.361Broadway- New York  Branch Office, 625 F St., Washington, D. C. ''*��� ���<?'  ���!���  p\  i  It  i\  ii  if  THE   BOUNDARY   CREEK   TIMES.  ii  GREENWOOD AND  DISTRICT.  W.T. Smith returned from Spokane  on Saturday last.  Mr. G. A. Rendell has been appointed local agent for the; Everett & Spol*>  ane Gold Mining Company.  W. D. Vincent a Butte mining man  has been examining Boundary Creek  properties with, a view to purchase.  , J. Keough was down from Summit  camp this week. He intends opening  aip another of his Summit camp properties.-'  Wm. Eewis who had been foreman  for the Prospecting Syndicate of B. C.  in the. Slocan country, returned to  Greenwood this week.  Mrs. Geo. Seymour arrived from  England by Wednesday's Penticton  stage. Mr. Sej-mour went out to Penticton to meet Mrs. Seymour.  D. H.BeeCher,' president of the Winnipeg Gold Mining Co., is visiting the  Winnipeg. He is well satisfied with  the work'done on the property.1  Mr. G.R. Naden, Managing-Director  f of the Bealey Investment & Trust Company, returned home  from a  business  trip to Rossland on Sunday last.   ,  A; H. Harrison of the B. C. mine has  gone to Osoyoos to look after some mining interests. Mr. Barchard who is  interested in the same property left this  week on a business trip for Oregon.   -  Carpenters have been haying a busy  week. The annex to the Pioneer hotel  is nearly completed. The foundation ;  -for the . new Windsor, has been laid.  Other buildings are nearing completion." ���        ������       '���' ���   " .  Mr. J. C. Olson who returned from  -the West Fork this week brought down  with him some average specimens of  King Solomon ore. An assay of the  same gave over $18 in" gold and copper  values.   '...'"  Mrs. Haines was charged in the police court oil Monday with having assaulted her .Chinese cook. She acknowledged having hit the Chinaman with  a poker, and Police Magistrate Hallett  imposed a fine of $75.  Dr. R. W. Jakes and Mrs. E. B.  Simmons returned from Montreal on  Sunday last. They were accompanied  by Mr. E- Smith who left Greenwood  about a year ago. Mr. Smith intends  remaining in the district.  The road over the Summit has been  almost impassible during the week and  -the stage for Grand Forks used the  Kettle River road. There is considerable snow in the vicinity of the Snow-  shoe and although it is fast disappearing it will be some time before the road  is in good condition.  At the last regular meeting of Boundary Valley Eodge I. O. O. F., it was  decided to render a banquet to Mr. E.  C. Davison, Grand Warden, during  his visit here. Mr. Davison is expected  to arrive next week and a committee  was appointed to make all the necessary arrangements.  Now that the government has decided not to build the ferry across the  West Fork above Rock Creek, David  Beath of Greenwood has decided to  build a basket for the conve3rance of  prospectors and supplies across the  river. As there are a large number of  prospectors going into the district this  year, the venture is likely to prove  profitable.  Has a complete stock of Groceries*  Hams and Bacon, Canned Meats,  Clothing, etc, of every description,  suitable for Prospecting Outfits;  Just make your order out on a  slip of paper and we will have  your goods securely packed (just as  though you were waiting) all ready  for you*   '  A fresh supply of  BuTTER,   !E}GGS,   CHEESE,  ETC.,   constantly   arriving.  ��&���    >V*    &Y*  ���Si-**"      '/vF     'A?  \*&\  Note the Address  ri  Government Street,  v/r-vQ  N e'xt Door to the Drug Store.  D. R. McELMOH  WATCH  ��-*"*  ���Formerly of Moncton, N.B.���  GREENWOOa CITY,   B>C.  *'."&      jV*.      aV*  "SJl"* "����." �����!&  Good Tools, plenty of Material, and 30 years'  Experience in the business.  Engineers' and Surveyors' Instruments, Guns,  &c, Repaired.  Anv kind of small Mechanical Work done.'  HUGH CAMERON, Proprietor.  Best Brands of Wines, I/iqnors and Cigars.  Good   Starling.  Greenwood,   B.C.  Mt.       Mi.       ��5'-i  '/If      -?/v-      -s,v  tgar-��� .  Store Fronts & Fixtures a Soecialtv   fr"^";  ^f???l?f??f?lfll?Ilf?lfI?fI1TITflIK  CORYELL'S MAP/Price $1.25.  IF  SQUARE   HOUSE.  ��)  l\  Greenwood City, B.C.  '/if  Geo. E. Skymouk & Co., Props.  -$%-  '/if  First-class  Accommodation.  Stayes  from all parts pass the  door.  0)  SQUARE    TREATMENT.  -i^c*-��-nozv--au-LB^,a:-3U-^.^  nunatGmsMcmjBtxamLi-  c DUFF,  To Subscribe for any of the Leading Magazines  Write for Rates  to  MIDWAY  i_Jo \*^i  REENWOOD,     B.O.  Me.      Me-      Me.  ?.5��       5*��       T*S  /If       ."IP        *lf  A'���]. kinds of work executed to the  satisfaction of customers. THE   BOUNDARY   CREEK   TIMES,  CORBIN   CHARTER   DEFEATED.  The Kettle River Valley Railway bill  was defeated in the House of Commons  on April 15th. The French-Canadian  members who had supported the bill in  the railway committee went over to the  C.P.R. when it came up for third reading and the vote was 44 to 64 against  the bill. The C.P.R. kept up the fight  against the measure until they secured  its defeat. Hon. Mr. Tarte was induced to oppose the measure in the  house, and the ^French members followed him. Mr. Oliver, of the Northwest, Mr. John Ross Robertson, of  Toronto, and other members made a  strong fight to save the measure.  Mr. Oliver took the position that the  onl}-- competition that could be secured  for the district was from the south. He  held that the exertions of the C.P.R.  to defeat this bill was sufficient to justify its passage ; that something more  than the mere trade of the Boundary  district was involved, as that would  not have the president, secretary and  other officers of the C.P.R. lobbying  the members as never before, nor  would they have the C.P.R. running a  special train to accommodate those  members who voted against the bill.  There was evidence before the country  that the question at issue was the large  question of .railway, competition in  Manitoba, the Northwest and British  Columbia. The C.P.R. would not only  have an absolute monopoly of railway  transportation in British Columbia,  but also an absolute monopoly of the  smelting* industry in that province.  Mr. John Ross Robertson commended  Mr. Blair for his utterances On this bill  but regretted that more of the members  of the government had not spoken for"  themselves instead of for the autocracy  of the C.P.R. Despite the protestations of the C.P.R. that they desired to  keep trade in Canada, he expected to  be in the house long enough to see  them build a line from Kootenay to  Spokane. By their action in leaving  the people of the Boundary Creek district to the tender mercies of the C.P.R.  he thought the leaders of the opposi-,  tion were throwing g*reat discredit on  the good old tory policy of protection.  If the bill was defeated it would show  that it was no use for people to come to  the high court of parliament to secure  justice when it better suited the interests of the C.P.R. to have injustice  done.  The Grand Trunk railway issued a  circular in support of the bill as giving  them communication with the British  Columbia mining sections, but it was  all in vain.  The news of the defeat of the Corbin  charter created the keenest disappointment in Greenwood. The only satisfaction was that the fight made was  not in vain, because the district had  been extensively advertised and railway companies which had been waiting* for subsidies were forced to make  hasty preparations to begin construction. It is believed that Mr. Corbin  will build through the reservation to  Midway, and that the C.P.R. will make  good their promises to  have  the  road  completed by November next. In order  Ho make sure of this the government  have been asked to take action. Imme-  diatery upon receipt of a telegram stating that the Corbin charter had been  defeated, the following dispatch was  sent to Sir Wilfrid L/aurier, Hon. Mr.  Blair and Mr. Bostock, M.P. :  "Corbin charter having been defeated, the people of Boundary Creek district urge upon the Dominion government to adopt such measures as will  force the C.P.R. to commence construction ininiediatel3r.  Robert Wood, Mayor.  Duncan Ross."  The Spokesman-Review, discussing  the defeat of the Corbin charter, makes  the following sensible remarks :  ..*' By the defeat of the Corbin charter, Canadian progress has been sacrificed to Canadian Pacific greed. The  Canadian Pacific was led by a dual  motive to fight Mr. Corbin with every  resource at its command. It desired a  monopoly of the traffic from the mines  of Boundary Creek, and wanted its  own time to build into that section.  And it was alarmed at the precedent  which the Corbin charter would have  established���the building of a railway  in British Columbia without land grant  or subsidy.  Unless this issue can be reconsidered  at Ottawa, British Columbia will suffer from the Canadian Pacific victory.  The development of a rich district will  be retarded, and when the Canadian  road is built, the mines and business  interests will find themselves in a  grasp of harsh monopoly. They could  have had two roads for nothing, and  had them quickly. They will now wait  fpr one road, and in all probability pay  a good price for that in land grant and  money subsidy. ���  Meanwhile Spokane and American  industries will lose little or nothing by  this course of the Dominion parliament. Driven out of the Boundary  Creek country, Mr. Corbin will probably concentrate his energy and  resources on the quick building of lines  into the growing camps of the Colville  reservation. Smelters contemplated  by Mr. Corbin and his associates for  Grand Forks and vicinity, will probably  be built on this side of the border, and  there being no direct rail connection  between the reservation camps and  British Columbia, all the ores of the  reservation mines will be smelted by  American smelters.  Canada would have suffered severe  losses if it had clubbed Mr. Corbin out  of Trail Creek and Nelson; Now that  it has clubbed him, out of Boundary  Creek, it will pay for its narrow provincial policy.  A   Business   Change.  Mr. J. P. Harlan has leased his  assay office to Mr. Keith, the principal  of the Greenwood school. Mr. Keith  takes charge of the business on 10th  of May and has sent in his resignation  to the Board of School Trustees to take  effect on that date. He has had considerable experience in assay work in  California and elsewhere. Mr. Harlan,  intends devoting his time to the development of his mining* properties in the  district.  ary  -Q^oS^P-  SuBSCRIPTION,   SOC.  PER MONTH.  ALL    THE    BEST    NOVELS.  Greenwood Book Store,  9 GOVERNMENT ST.  Tkade Mark  11  ���  i  '"��������� '"  . t  RedS  TAK.  : ' 1  ���    i  ��� '    -       ���''!  1  ��� i  VERNON,   B.C.  ^*T">HIS MILL has been re-modelled at great  J- expense, the proprietors having- adopted  the famous Hung-arian Plansifter sj-stem. Try  some of our Flour, made by the onry Plansifter  Mill in the Province.  ( HUNGARIAN  1J    THREE STAR  STRONG BAKERS'  SUPERFINE  \  Whole Wheat Flour a specialty  All kinds of Mill Feed in Stock.  Drugstore  For Excellent Quality and  Variety of Choice in Drugs  Medicines, Chemicals and  Drug-g-ists'Sundries.  Stationery,  Confectionery,  and Cig-ars ::::::::  Wallpaper, Paints and Oils  W.   S.   FLETCHER,  ��0e ��rug-jtBif.  I^a-��o^a^a>-��^eM*<o>-e-<��^0-<0>-��-<ai��-o^ffl>-��-����^e-<e>-��-<��^e^QO  MERCHANT TAILOR  GREENWOOD CITY, B.C,  &&'"   Perfect fit guaranteed.  MINERAL,    ACT,    1896.  Certificate  of Improvements,  NOTICE.  COMMONWEALTH mineral claim, situate in  the Kettle River mining- division of Yale district. Where located : On Kettle river, about  three miles above Rock creek, east of and adjoining- the Big Eddy mineral claim.  TAKE notice that I, John Druiuniond Anderson, P.L.S., of Trail, B.C., acting- as  agent for Benjamin Perkins, free miner's certificate No. 83,758, and Hug-h Reed, free miner's  ���certificate No. 81,891, intend, si.vtv days from  the date hereof, to appVv to the Mining* Recorder for a certificate of improvements, for the  purpose of obtaining- a Crown Grant of the  above claini.  And further take  notice  that  action,   under  section 37, must be commenced before the  issuance of such certificate of improvements.  Dated this 5th dav of March. 1898.  78 " J. D. ANDERSON.  muMm&-iamp*--|--s-^ -v:*-i  THE   BOUNDARY   CREEK   TIMES,  h.vaurwfriwvtxyjsfn'^amKmrmNiwitncmrxi  REDISTRIBUTION   BILL.  The redistribution as   introduced by  the government proyides for four additional members, making a house  of 37  members instead   of 33.;   Cassiarwith  a voting  population  of not more than  300 is given two members ;   Vancouver  is granted an additional ���member making four for that city.    East Kootenay  is granted an   additional member i the  electoral district of Rossland is created  with     one    member,    The    Rossland  division includes what was practically  the old Kettle River  Mining Division.  The Times would be pleased to publish  the   boundaries  as they  appear in the  bill but without the assistance Of a map  none of  its  readers could  understand  them.    Briefly   the  western boundary  of the Rossland division begins at  the  international   boundary   line   directly  south  of  Rock   Creek.    It follows  the  Kettle river to where it is joined by the  East Fork.    From this point the boundary runs in a north-easterly direction  to Fire Valley, southerly to the Columbia river andXower Arrow  lakes  and  following   the Columbia river   to   the  international boundary line.    To give  a better idea of the size of this district  it may be mentioned  that  it  includes  the city  of   Rossland,   Trail, Cascade  City,   Grand  Forks,   Greenwood, Midway, Rock Creek, and of course all the  mining camps in the vicinity of  these  towns.    Only one member  is given to  this   enormous     constituency.      East  Yale, Mr.   Graham's constituency, includes Camp McKinney, Osoyoos, Ker-  emeos,  Fairview,   Penticton   and  the.  surrounding  niining  camps,  also   the  Vernon country   right up to Shuswap  lake.  The Rossland district stretches  nearly 100 miles along the international  boundary and includes all the prominent mining camps in southern British  Columbia. Given the same treatment  as other parts of the province, it would  be entitled to at least three members  instead of one. Another remarkable  thing about the measure is that provision is made for a free and easy registration of voters in Cassiar without  regard to time of residence in that district or province.  Mr. Ivee Davenport, who is connected  '.with' the C.'P. R's. smelter at Trail has  been examining Bottndaiy Creek properties during- the past week. Mr.  Davenport is making minute inquiries  , into the quality of Boundary Creek  ores and will make an exhaustive  report to .the C.'P. R. Co., with respect  to the smelting possibilities of the  district.  W. J. Snodgrass & Sons, Prop's.  Leaves Penticton at 7 a.m. on Tuesdaj-s, Thursdays, and Saturdays for Camp McKinney,  Rock Creek, Midway, Anaconda, Greenwood,  Carson and Grand For.cs.  Returning leaves Grand Forks at 13 m. each  and every da}' exceot Sunday for Greenwood  and leaves Greenwood for Penticton on Tues-  da3*s, Thursdays and Saturda3-s at 7 a.m.  Carries the. Mails, Passengers and Express.  #?;' Will sell  through Tickets to  Vancouver,  Victoria, Seattle or Portland.  m  Is prepared to supply the trade with first-class Bottled Beer ^��*  manufactured  by   the   " lyion   Brewery   Company,   L/td.," <-f*'  of Rossland. The beer is shipped in bulk, and bottled by  steam in Greenwood. No freight delays ; stock always on  hand.    All orders filled promptly and delivered.  I^eave your order with  A.    RISH ER,  #    Columbian Steam Bottling Works, near the Saw Mill, Greenwood  ���-��-*  nmrmnmnmvrwrsvrm  To a Business  o     e  ���     ��     o  A Typewriter is a Necessity.  It pays to buy the Best.  6 &  *9  Tne   EMPIR  Has many points of superiority  ��� And is fullv GUARANTEED.  THE    PRICE    IS    $60    CASH.  iV*     ^     ^f*-  11$     ?lf*     llf*  For circulars and testimonials address  TMO/nSON  STATIONERY  CO.  Agents for British Columbia,  VANCOUVER  AND   NELSON,   B.C.  '/'$'    .     ���  The EMPIRE is manufactured Vy  THE -WILLIAMS MANUF'G CO., Ltd.,'  MONTREAI,,   P. O.  Manufacturers of the celebrated  New Williams Sewing-Machine.  Agents Wanted.  Delicious  Toothsome  TOBACCOS  WILLS'Famous "Navy Cut" "Traveller,"  and other lines of Tobaccos.  IMPORTED AND DOMESTIC CIGARS.  n. E. TRAZEE,  Hamill Block Copper Street.  Seed Oats;  Seed Wheat.  Seed Potatoes.  J6ST Absolutely free from Foul Stuff. *-��  At  W. H. Covert's   -   -   Carson, b.c  MINERAL,    ACT,    1896.  Certificate   of   Improvements,  '....notice..       :'' T  GREYHOUND Mineral Claim, situate in the  Kettle River miniujr division of Yale district.  Where located : In Deadwood camp.   ;  TAKE Notice that I, W. J. Harris, free miner's certificate, No. 79,645, intend, sixty  days from the date hereof, to applj* 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 11th dav of Auril, 1808.. 84  Where\i  wand Cold  Prevail  xmust be; chosen ���rwith^  COAST AGENCY,  No. 159;  New L*or.tg6m-  ery St.,  San Francisco.  '{M Consider���if you can keep the wet out  -'  of your rifle it will not rustnoxfreeze. Only  MarSin Repeaters  have Solid Tops, sheddiiiK water like a  duck's back. Our UJT-pape book (just out)  tells ail about them. Up-to-date information .about powders,black and smokeless ; proper sizes, quantities, how to  load; hundreds of bullets, lead, alloyed,  jacketed, soft-nosed, mushroom, etc.;  trajectories, velocities,penetrations. All  calibres 2'2 to 45; how to care for arms and  1,000 other things, including many trade  .secrets never before given to the public.  ji'r/'f. if you will send stamps for postage to  Tlie Marlin Firearms Co., New Haven, Ct.  ���mm:.  T  HE EVERETT & SPOKANE MIXING  _ Company hereby revokes the appointment as Attorney- for this Company of D. A.  Holbrook at Greenwood, B.C., made on the. Sth  da3r of March, 1898, and instead thereof h'-ebv  nominates and appoints Georg-e Arthur Rendell, merchant, of Greenwood City, Yale district, Province of British Columbia, to b V their  resideut ag-ent and attorney.  Attest: E. MARLT >N.  T. W.��� GiLtuxTE, Pr-sideut,  Secretary.  April 9th, 1.898, 85 THE   BOUNDARY   CREEK   TIMES.  ���sggmonaskv  HEAD     OFSF^IOE:      ROSSLAND,      B.O.  Capital, $1,500,000;  2��      1,500,000 Shares, par value $100,    Fully paid and Nonassessable,  Treasury  Stock,  500,000 Shares,  Officers:  ;    President :   MON.   T.   /H.   DALY,   Ex-Minister of Interior.  Vice-President :   ANDREW   KELLY;  of Alexander,  Kelly & Co.,  Brandon,  A\an.  Secretary-Treasurer :W.L.   ORDE,   Esq.;  Rossland,   B.C.  Board   of   Directors:  lion.  cJ.  N.  Kirchqffer,   W.  A. T^acdonald,  Q.C.,  cJ.  cJermyn,   Wm. cJohnson, W. A. Huller  W. cJ. Porter, and G. il. Collins.,  Owns the "Golden Grown" mineral claim, situated in Wellington camp, Yale District, B,G  Arrested for  Robbery.  Theo Foust who had  been  employed  at the Greenwood  saw  mill  for  some  time   is   now   in  the   clutches, of   the  American officers.    Foust was arrested  in   iOureka   for robbery   in  Idaho.    It  appears  that he and  his partner were  charged   with   robbing   ah   old  man.  The partner was found guilty and sentenced     to   20   years'    imprisonment.  Foust who had been   out on bail  skipped and came to Greenwood.    A reward  of $2,500 was   offered   for   his   arrest.  Foust's  wrife  and child  followed him  here  and they lived near the saw mill  for,.several   months.    They   suddenly  left the city and went tolOureka.    Here  Sheriff Denny of Stevens county found  him and had him arrested.    Foust retained a lawyer to accompany him and  when   the   sheriff   with   his   prisoner  reached Grand Forks the lawyer asked  the protection of the  city authorities,  claiming  Foust was being kidnapped.  Police Magistrate Johnson took charge  of the prisoner and remanded  him for  eight days to give Sheriff Denny   time  to procure extradition papers.  Large Plant for the Mother Lode.  Mr. Fred. Keffer, the consulting* engineer of the Boundaix Creek Mining  ��� Co., has recently, while east, placed an  order with the James Cooper Mfg. Co.  I/td., of Montreal (formerly the Inger-  soll-Sergeant Drill Co.),- for a 10-drill  Iiigersoll-Sergeant air compressor, two  60-horse-power boilers, large hoisting  engine, sinking pump and complete  .mining outfit; This is the largest  plant yet installed in the Boundary  district. It will be shipped two weeks  from receipt of order, and should be on  the g-round in British Columbia in four  or five weeks. The plant will be placed  in position on the Mother LVode in  Deadwood camp. ���  New Photograph Gallery.  Mr. F. J. Kdwards' new photog*raph  g*allery was opened on Thursday last  when free sittings were g*iven to the  numerous visitors to the establishment.  The gallery has all the requirements  of a first class photographic establishment and Mr. Fiwards isprepired to  do all kinds of photographic work.  Ill M  Wholseale and Retail Dealers in  FRESH   AND   SALTED   MEJATS  HAMS,   BACON,   LARD; Mc. : :,.:'���  GREEN WOOD; GRAND r.ORKS;:&. MIDWAY.  Boilers,  Hoists,  Pumps,  Cars,  Wheels,  Electric  Batteries  and Fuse,  Stamp Mills*  Compressors,  Drills,  Hose,  Oils & Waste,  Pipe & Fittings  Gongs, &c,  STOCK     ON     HAND     AT     ROSSLAND.  enckes/riacfline to  ��        9  &     e     ��  ��     a  F.   R.   MEN DEN HALL,   Agent,   Spokane  and  Rossland.  -onvan-MuoimnoN  First-class Accommodation.    Good Stabling.    Stopping Place for Stagjrs.  McAULEY �� KEIGHTLEY, Proprfetors. if (J  X ���:***������  '�����"-?���J�� s Veil i   .* ��^,j 3  !JL| -LJ-i   -i  .1   ^"j    j -*;":  ^������^ VI'..  if ,=.>  ���T Y-.JL,-"!,  rfW?i  feiii.Lte.^'j*  . err*, J'rVfc  MM  .j;'!*? *"*","!'.��� r"7T  ]��i   *w: ^T3-  it     r%**s-r n  GREENWOOD CITY is the central town and supply  point of the Boundary Creek mining camps, From this  new   town   roads   lead   to   the  J3RS|85**f ' g?3=55S7  SUMMIT,  mm  kjivG  *S7  E?     &EC3S   Shot &vo s    "J  GT  Lots  are  selling  freely   and  are  a  good  investment,  -o-  For price of Lots and other information, address  Kenwood City, Boundary Creek, ? ��  Or  apply  to  the  Agents i  ?.jftp�� aam,x;^.;i:^*i;3itA^:;flWii=a'.cW---'*iias^^^^  .(,; ���!>  . i ���������.'  151  Is being expressed in strong terms by the  people of the district at the outcome of the  Corbin Charter and the manner in which  the Provincial Legislature is pranking  with the rights of the people of this dis*  trick    They are undoubtedly a provoking  stiff-necked  and  one-eyed  set of  4> 6  ERS  y ?  I-LL (Sl-COh carry that the people of  Boundary Creek  -win r  ection  st   to   put  a  r  ecks "  of these  H  gers^  on"-.to .keep   them   in line,  fb *M& *M& *^3 *|l*>'rJ|b  Note the many new styles of Hats in town these days >f  '* The Man with the White Hat " got his hat from y:  K-'J  $>���  GREENWOOD CITY is the central town and supply  point of the Boundary Creek mining camps. From this  new   town   roads   lead   to   the  GREENWOOD,  LONG   LAKE,  DEADWOOD,  SUMMIT,  SKYLARK,  MM  WHITE  AND  ATWOOD,  ELLINGTON   and   SMITH   CAMRS  Lots  are  selling  freely  and are a  good  investment  -o-  For�� price of Lots and other information, address  Robt Wood or C S, Galloway*  Greenwood City, Boundary Creek, F ^  Or  apply  to  the Agents:  C. F.  eOSTERTON,  Vernon, i.C  A.  K.  STUARF, Vancouver.  si;;:  'fail '/���.tut, uV.ibbt unpawn-, jr a u*1,Tr*rj.��**l  i  i- (���-���  ���': ';;-���  l: -.V;.  t it  I'  &'  !���  PERFECT  ��� SHIRT  FITTING  WAISTS  the point  of my  finger  to  the  Figure  opposite,   which  represents  a  cut   of   our  pretty  l����^l*-H^  The wonder of all who have seen them is that we should be able to show them  such a lovely range of Up/to/date Goods in such an Out/of4he/way Place as Greene  wood, They say, " We never expected to see them here? nobody else seems to  have  them,"  EASON.  ir--"5  li  is  our  business;  are catering  for  your  trade,  it \    our  large  business  proves  in  the   district,    And  a  study   of  it  for  a  number  of    years  and  course we  know  it?    our  patrons  and  the public say  it/^That   we  carry  the  largest   and   best    selected    stock  f  We   vouch  that   everything  we sell   is  according  to   representation,   and  if  animation   you  deem   it   other wise,   return  the  goods   at    once    and   have   your  back,    We   aim  to   sell   only   reliable   goods   at  a   fair  profit.  on ex/  money  s^ll^ll^g^  Full line of English Prints, Fey. Blouse Muslins, Laces, Ribbons, Table Covers, Curtains, &c  V.1  ~:*>~^^*5.jg

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