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Array mm����sm$^^  ^^^^^^^^^j^j^us^^^^SS^S^ffm  ��*Wgi��fcfcia^^  m  ii J  !rPublished Weekly in the Intesests. of 'the Boundary Creek Mining District;  Vol. VII,  GREENWOOD, B, G, SATURDAY, - DECEMBER 2,1899,  182 No, 12,  ��vw\\\\\SK&  BUILDERS   OF  MrjTMmr.  ^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^ss2i^^^^^  Contractors for tile design; and construction of complete Stamp Mills, Concentration,  - ;   Glilorination, Cyanide and Smelter :    K :" -'������ '  " "-������-''       ���   '������������'-"���'"     ���'   -   ;-'���:���'.. ;  -', ,'���'      ��    .' ; ;   ,'  TO BUY MACHINERY.  >.   .  ,; '  'fc,.^. .!-  S     M  U:  �������������   G  O  H-T  -S'p-3' A. ;;;;���;;  (3       Jh  "-I"  i���I -  o  J"} :?:;.'o--.:-'; '  O.  ������s-'vi?', .,,;���. ������.-���.-  ���;.03  :K'   jn >-';  U  A:ff v  o  '81-1  MH  O      O  '���J-*-  .��8,..:tf,:;.:,,ijL..  ��� (U  o  tuo  S    &  .<3  i���(  o  M   8  m  . a    i^''-;:.'-:  43 -    .  o  o   _o.  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Inspect; Our  Stock And Get  Our Prices  /   v   ���    *   s   /   /    >  AVecarry a full stock of me.-c'.'.a:ulu-e including' all kinds of staple aud V^yjV  fancj- groceries. ' -w^J/  .Flour,   Feed, Veg-et;il/;cs. -Fresh    Fg-gs,    Fruits,    Cured *^^  Meats," Fuse,   Caps,   Powder,   Earthenware,     Glassware, <&��.  Crockery.. "S^  ���MMMStftfMMk  ALL kinds ofbuiuobrs and mining hardware   4gg��  A, H/'SPERRY" & COM       ^  Copper Street,     ���     v    ' y'.   Greenwood, B, C, 4^  -jS*'        *fa        ��5-s        "^r-i ^��r*        a  ^iiiiuiiiuiiiiiiuiiiiiiiiiuiiuiiiiuiiiiiiiiuiiiuiiiiuiiiiiiaiiuiiiiiijiiiuiiiiuiiiiiiiuyiiuiiaiii^  First-class Service in all departments.        Open   Day   and   Night.      Private  Dinners a Specialty.    Choice Wines, Liquors and Cigars.     ,  Copper Street, Greenwood,  ^mnrmfmmmmwiifnmmn^  PAUL JOHNSON GOES TO NEW YORK  To Consult With Hie British Columbia  Cosier  Company. Ltd., Relative to the Purchase of  Machinery for the Big Smelter.   The Progress of the  Work.   Spur Lines will be  Built.  Mr. Paul Johnson, superintendent of  the British Columbia Copper Company, L/imited, left on Thursday for  New. York. He will meet the directors  of the British Columbia Copper Company, Limited, and discuss With them  the purchase of machinery for. the  big smelter. Mr. Johnson has already  received several offers "for,'the. necessary plant and he and .the directorate  of the company- will make the selecticn.  ; Before leaving Mr. Johnson was  good enough to show a Times representative the work already accomplished. The progress made in the last two.  weeks has been remarkable' considering that the work had been carried oil  under the disadvantage of exceedingly  wet weather.;  The ; solid stone retaining wall is  being continued up to the stack at the  summit of site. This.wall when completed will be,oyerT700 feet in length.  The top of the stack, will be 275 feet  above the furnace. The stack itself  will be ISO feet in height. Mr- John-  sou states emphatically that the stack  is of. sufficiently high elevation to  insure no inconvieuce to the citizens of  Greenwood from the fumes. Everything of this nature will' pass high  above the.city.  '-������The- company have deposited with  Canadian Pacific railway the amount  of money required before the latter  company would' undertake the construction, of the three ��pur lines to the  smelter site. The .first spur .wiilicome  in at the 155 foot level, on the site.  This spurwillrun to the stock ore bins  where the-ore cars will be dumped.  The . second spur will be on the 95 foot  level and over it will come the coke  and coal for the furnaces. The third  spur will be on the level of the main  line and will be utilized to carry away  matte, copper bullion or whatever the  product of the smelter may be.  Good progress has been made in the  carpenter, and blacksmiths, shops and  other building's for the workmen. The  boiler room, engine room and other  buildings for the machinery will be  erected, immediately.  In addition to being a smelter superintendent Mr. Johnson is an inventor  and has succeeded in perfecting a  sampling mill that removes all the  objections smelting men heretofore  had   to    mechanical   smelters.      Mr.  Johnson's invention has been patented  by the Union Iron Works of San Francisco; and one of those samplers will  be used at, the Greenwood smelter,  Mr. Johnson ... has not i-the slightest  doubt, regard ing its success. Smelter  men have preferred hand sampling to  mechanical samplers because there was  great difficulty in cleaning a mechanic-,  al sampler and conseqnently there was  always a danger that the value of the  ore sampled might be affected by ore  of higlfer or lower grade which had  previously passed through the sampler!  Mr. Johnson's hew sampler can be  cleaned without waste of time and with  but little effort. It can readily be seen  that a mechanical sampler is far more  accurate than the work done by hand;  The mechanical sampler chooses no-  pieces, each time selecting a fifth part  of the ore as it comes along. The  sampler also possesses the additional  advantage of grinding all the ore by  gravity. It has a capacity of 300 tons  in ten hours and of this amount only  12 tons or four, per cent has to be raised. This means a great saving ofr  labor and machinery.  As the work proceeds it becomes  more apparent that the site selected  for the smelter is an ideal one. . The  series of benches from the main line of  the C. P. R. up to the Deadwood camp  spur were evidently intended for nothing else than a smelter site." From the  ore bins with their capacity of 4,000  tons through the sampling mills, on  through the ore mixing bins and into  the furnace, the' system is a-perfect  gravity .one. The site can also boast  of the advantage of economical railway facilities. Spur lines can be built  cheaply and ore, fuel and supplies of  all' kinds can be handled at a minimum  cost. '      '  THE GRANBY SMELTER,  A Large-Amount of Work Already Carried Out.-  Spur Line Being Built.  ... The Granby Smelting company are  expending, a large amount of money!  upon their works..���-.. Several of the  buildings for the smelter have been  completed. In addition to these two  handsome brick residences have been-  erected near the smelter; cottages for  the men will be constructed across the  river from the smelter and a bridge  will be built so that the men can go  to and from their work: Porter' Bros,  have the contract for the dam, one mile  above the smelter. Owing to high  water this week .it is rather difficult,  but the contractors have successfully  met difficulties uefore and they are  confident they will succeed in completing their contract. '     ',''...  The spur line to the smelter is being-  constructed by P. Welch & Co. The  construction includes some'heavy rock  work along the North Fork. Already  a large force of men are engaged.  The  Hotel  Armstrong  is    the  first-class hotel in Greenwood.  only  THE   CITY   COUNCIL  Recommended,  Sold and  Guarranteed  by... Smith & McRae,  Business Transacted at the Regular Meeting  Monday Night.  Mayor Hardy aud Aldermen Galloway, Sutherland and Fisher were the  members present at the regular meeting- of the city council on Wednesday  evening. C. B'rethour wanted the  position of superintendent of waterworks but his letter was filed.  Messrs-       Pringle     &       Whiteside,  acting for the Greenwood Trading Co.,  wrote in reference to alley way between  Copper and Silver streets. The council  decided to offer  the  Greenwood  Trading Co. and Mr. Fisher S7.50 a foot for  the land   required   for   alley   through  their  lots.    Alderman Fisher strongly  objected.     A. M. Rice advised the city  regarding a 1,000 pound bell for sale in  Toronto.     Police   Magistrate   Hallett  was granted six weeks leave of absence.  Bourke   &   Sera  of  the Ottawa house  complained   of   a  crossing  near their  premises.    The  question   of   granting,  compensation to W. G. Gaunce   for injuries was deferred   a week.    Tenders  will be called  for 400 feet of additional  steel rails.    The  council   endorsed the  petition to   the  government  re  olli-es  in Greenwood. " The smelter bonus an-:!  other by-laws were advanced   a   stage.  The city clerk was asked  to   write  the  attorney-general  suggesting  a saving  | of expense by allowing prisoners to be  j delivered at   Nelson   instead  of  Ka:i;-  loops.  a*  p>  H  ������4  Ben  to  SSL ��*���*.- THE   BOUNDARY   CREEK   TIMES.  II.   HALLETT.  H.'C. SIIA1V ]  HALLETT A SHAW  '   NOTARIES   PUBLIC  Cable Address: "hallett."  J, Bedford M'Neill's  ' Moreing-  L/CiberVs.  Codes  ") Murciii'ir & Neat's  (-   -  Greehv/ood,  B. C.  I    R. BROWN,  .:'-������������ Barrister and Solicitor  NOTARY PUBLIC, etc.  Naden-Flood Block, Copper Street, Greenwood.  pRINGLE  &  WHITESIDE,  Banisters and Solicitors,  (notaries (pu6"t'c, etc.,  OFFICES :���Over Bank of Montreal.  '   GREENWOOD.  f->     B.  KERR.    ���  "    Barrister and Solicitor,  Notary Public.  PHOENIX, B. C.  JprORBES   M.   KERBY. C. E..  (profunciaf &anc J��urt*egor  OFFICES:   ' : ���'  J. A. UNSWORTH'S, MIDWAY.  GUESS BLOCK, GREENWGOD.  ET"    W.    GROVES.  '���''���" Civil Gr Mining Engineer  Provincial Land Surveyor,  GREENWOOD,   B. C.  Mineral Claims Reported upon.  Underground Surveys.  THE    TORONTO   WORLD'S   MINING  Representative Tells of the Wonderful Mining  Claims that Are Located on Beaver Creek  and Tributary to Beaverton���Will Rival  the Boundary Creek District.  GUESS, M.A.  Guess  H.   A.   GUESS,   M.A  Bros.  CHEMISTS AND ENGINEERS.  Mining Properties Examined and Reported on.    (Estab. 1895).  ,  Greenwood, B. C.  QHARLES AE. SHAW.  Givil    Engineer,  ��omt'm'on <mb (prooinctaf fianb ��mrBei��or.  GREENWOOD,   ���'..-'       B.C.  ARTHUR MOWAT,  QXHnin$, (g&X? <&st<xtt  <xhb 3neutdnce QBroftetv  Greenwood,   >>   s   >���' '   B.C.  , H;  n.   KEEPER.  Real Estate and Twining Broker  OPP1CE   OVER   BANK   OF   B. N. A.  GREENWOOD.  yH    IV. ROSS.  MINING AND SHARE BROKER,  COLUMBIA, B. C.  Boundary   and   Camp   McKinney   properties  g-iven especial attention.  W. S. KEITH, M. E.  F.   F.    KETCHUM.  KEITH & KETCHUM  GREENWOOD,   B. C.  Mining: Properties Examined  AND    REPORTED   ON.  REAL ESTATE AND MINING  PROPERTIES.  . . . THE MART. . .  GAUNCE & WICKWIRE,  Agents.  Greenwood.  W. A. BAUER: C.E., P.L.S.  VANCOUVER  A. E. ASHCROFT C.E.iP.LS  GREENWOOD  BAUER & ASHCROFT  (protnnc'a" ganb gjurfjejjorB.  (Jtlimng anb Cicif (gngmeertng.  Mineral Claims  Surveyed and Crown Granted  Land and Engineering' Surveys  Flood-Naden Block,  -   -   GREENWOOD, B C  GREENWOOD  ASSAY OFFICE .--  '   '  JOE. C. LUCKENBEL  ASSAYER and METALLURGIST  PROPRIETOR.  Mines Examined and  Reported on.   ; '     GREENWOOD.  3 j-j :;-..���/    Valley   Lodee  No. 38. l.O.O.F.  EETS every Tuesday  L    Evening   at   8.00   in  tlmir lodge room at Greenwood, B.C.   A cordial  invitation is extended to all sojourning bretli-  em. ���     " H. B. Munkoe N.G.  Jas. Kkkk, Rec. Sec.  A.    F3.   &   A.   M.  k GREENWOOD LODGE.'A. F. & A. M  Regular   Communication   first    Thursday    in  erery month.    Sojourning brethren  cordially  inrited. . J.   C.   HAAS,  C. Scott Galloway. W..M. Secretary  METHODIST CHURCH.  Services 11 a. m. and 7:30 p. m. Sunday school  2:30 p. m.   Social service 8 p. m. Wednesday.  EVERYBODY   WELCOME.  B. H. BALDERSTOX; B.A., Pastor.  ��� ���������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������a  ���:li   H. K. Stuart... 5:i:  ���������a  ���������a  ������������  ������oe  ��� ��oO  ���������a  ���������a  Custom Broker  Greenwood, B. e.  ,. Rock Creek is situated half between  Greenwocd and Camp McKinney, arid  within three miles of the international  boundary line. After journeying- eig-ht  or nine miles up the main Kettle river,  one reaches the mouth of the West  Fork, which makes its exit into the  larger stream between two precepitous  bluffs. Near this junction are found  two infant villages,, Bridgeport and  Westbridge. The later place has a few  log cabins, a general store and a log  hotel, where the traveler may get good  frontier accommodation.  Shortly after leaving Westbridge the  completed wagon  road  ends, and the  traveler takes to the trail, with branch  trails to the various camps  along the  route.   The  trip  up this trail I made  with   Mr.    George   Leyson,   the   discoverer of Rossland camp, and also the  the first man to find mineral in what is  now   Copper  camp,  in  the Boundary  country.   It was in 1897, while traveling   up   the   Dewdney trail,   that he  staked out the Lily May, and sampled  some ore on Red  mountain in what is  now the metropolis of the  Trail creek  district.   In  onr party was  also Mr.  George ' McClung,  who,   in  the same  year,   helped  to  outfit the  men   who  found     and    brought    to   light   the  treasuries of Camp McKinney.  The first group of properties of note  which one comes to in ascending the  West Fork is kuown as Kelly camp,  which lies six miles from. Westbridge,  and includes the W. S. claim, a gold  quartz proposition owned by M. Robert  Wood, Mr. C. S. Galloway and Mr.  Louis Bosshart, of Greenwood. An  adjoining property has been bonded by  a mining expert named Cummings,  who at the time of my visit was taking  in a pack train of supplies to open it  UP-    ���   '���.'...'"''      ���.���'������"��� ~      Q      '-.���"���  Just   across   the   river   from   Kelly  camp is Boomerang camp, in which 30  claims have been staked out. Boomerang camp is really an extension to  Kelly camp. A few miles up the river  and at the south side , of it, some  Frenchmen are at work on Nelse  creek.  A. few' miles farther up the' stream  one enters into the midst of a series  of mineral belts, upon which some base  the prophecy that here w ill be found a  region equal to the Boundary Creek  country. At a point some 25 or 30  miles from Westbridge, Beaver creek  flows into the West Fork, and near this  junction the river valley widens out  into a mile or more of beautiful level  land, timbered in places with pine,  spruce and hemlock. Upon this lowland plain a number of ranches have  been taken . up, and in the. midst of  these some enterprising parties have  plotted out the site of a town, which  they call' Beaverton, and which they  say, will almost, if not altogether  equal Greenwood.  During my stay at Beaverton I was  the guest of Mr. Thomas Curry, who  came into the, district a decade or so  ago, and built himself a one-roomed  log cabin. In this primitive abode he  lives still, and he has never seen a trolley car nor an electric light. It is 25  years since he visited a decent-sized  town, and Spokane consisted of only  one house when he passed it on his  way to British Columbia. - But while  he has missed the advantages of civilization, he has established the foundation of what may prove to be a good-  sized fortune. He has staked out,  partially developed and is interested  in some of the best looking properties  on Beaver creek, and he expects before  long to make a clean-up.  The camps which may be said to be  tributary to Beaverton are ten in num-  bur, and they all lie within from on':  mile to nine or ten miles from the  townsite. In the hills immediately to  the west of the place are the following  camps: The Arlington Hill, Hen-  nessy's,. King Solomon, Carmi, and  Cranberry creek, while in the hig-hts  to the east lie Murray's,or Triple Eake,  Curry's, Hills, Washington-and Beaver  Mountain camps.  King Solomon camp, one of those  mentioned, lies on a side hill within  two miles of Beaverton, and consists  of a promising group of claims, upon  which are found several good-sized and  well-defined quartz ledges carrying  copper, iron pyrites and gold and silver values. One of the most prominent  of these claims is the King Solomon  group, including the King Solomon  and Queen of Sheba locations and the  Codtinued on page 3.  Just Opened j&  PHOENIX  A. P. McKenzie & Co.  H.  KEMP....  ..J.  HOLMES  OFFICES,  KEMP & HOLMES,  WINDOWS  STORES AND  CLEANED.  Capets Sewn, Laid and Cleaned,  PRIVATE NURSING  FOR GENTLEMAN....  Leave Orders at Henry Saiive's  Stand, Copper street,  B. C. Assay Office  ���  #   ��   0  RELIABLE WORK.  GREENWOOD,  B. C.  4*  4*  4>  4��  4��  4��  ��� /.-.The Only Direct Importers in the Boundary Country.  just Received Fresh Importation From Havana of���  LA AFRICAN  UPMANN  BOCKS  CAROLINAS  HIGH LIFE "'  ALL. SIZES  ALL. SIZES  ALL SIZES  ALL SIZES  ALL SIZES  sole Agfent Po'r:'...        .    VJ  . Wm. Pitt Cigar  ��� Players Navy Cjut Tobacco  Anglo-Egyptain Co. Cigarettes.  I. Robt. Jacobs  Manag-er.  tt-f-'��f--$*^;H^-^4*'-f��,f' *$���*$'*$��� *f,4f,'*f"f:,f,",|*'*f��f��'f' -f-.-f- ��f*  0 tit  W. B. RICKARDS & Ga  ...Real Estate and Financial Agents;  Fire, Life and Accident  Insurance.  MINING BROKERS...  ��� MIDWAY. B.C.  Midway, Kettle River.  First-class Accommodation.   Good Stabling.   Stopping Place for Stages.  THOS. McAULEY, Proprietor.  VICTORIA, B. C.  LONDON, ENG  VANCOUVER, B. C.  TURNER, BEETON   &   CO,  SHIPPERS   AND  WHOLESALE    MERCHANTS,  IMPORTERS  BRANCH   >    ��� ���,'���">    ,  QGAFS,  ��� Carpets, ���  KOOTENAY  LIQUORS,  Tobaccos,  ���    Boots,  Tents,  NELSON, B, G  DRY GOODS,  China Matting,  Ore Bags.  WRITE   FOR   CATALOGUE.  Always on  Hand at  HOISTING   PLANTS  BUCKETS,     CARS.  PUMPS,   CHAIN  COMPRESSORS.  ROPE.    SINKING AND  STATION  BLOCKS,   RAND   DRILLS   AND  F. R. MENDENHALL, Agent.  ^mmmmmnm!mmmmmmm??m?mmm???!mmw?m  Head Office and Works at  Bewceviixe, Ont.  Branch Office and Works at  Traii,, B.C.  THE  AC  ACHINE  QXV 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  USB   OURS.  ^iiiauiiiiiiiiiiiuiiiiiiuiiiiiiiiiuiuiuiaiiiiiuiiiiiimiuuuiiaiiiiiuauiiiaiiiiiiiuuauaauiiis:  POR   TUNNELS,  MINES   AND   QUARRIES  Straight Line Duplex and Compound  OOMPELTE   MINE   EQUIPMENT.  JAMES     COOPER   MANUFACURING COMPANY,   Limited  M ON REAL, P. Q.  Branch   Office, ROSSLAND, B. C, JAMES D. SWORD, Manager.  Jl  ll  1  I  I!  ii ^^^^^^s^im^Mm^m^^d^  ^Si^^^^?^s^ss^^^^^^m^^ss^sms^^^t:.  ���w*a**a*^*���**cr*  tV&tt-.lKa%VXUiM*ev,.iKltr.  jjjfg^gjjir^^^  THE   BOUNDARY   CREEK   TIMES,  if  ���m  itr  '���������;$H  it  :sM  f  ."J  1  Pi  PI  if'  w  K'V*   '  1  si  II  I/if'.' if.  it  ffl.  SEAGRAM'S  R.  P.  Thos. McDonnell.  %r  The Rich West Fork.  Continued from Page 2.  Jumbo fraction, 120 acres in all, owned  by   John   Olson,   M.  Phelan  and   F.  Chadler, all of Greenwood.   The King  Solomon    property    boasts   of' three  parallel leads,  6,  5 a.nd.iyi feet wide,  on     the    surface,, respectively. ; The  widest of these, which is a very strongly defined ledge of clear quartz bounded   by   excellent   walls,   is--being developed by means of a shaft, prospecting tunnel and test pits, which workings have proven the  vein to a certain  extent for a distance of 500 feet.   The'  shaft, which is down, 25 feet or so, has  6%   feet of ore in the bottom.   This  vein is very heavily mineralited.   The  five-foot vein has also been prospected  to a limited'extent', and  it  is found to  carry a narrow pay-streak of galena,  assaying as high as $70,to the ton.   I  am given to understand that an offer  of $35,000 for a working bond on  the  ,   property, has recently been? refused by  the owners.  , A very good looking property, which  lies, at   the   summit   of the hill near  the King Solomon group, is known  as  the   Paymaster.     This   property,   in  which Mr. Robert Wood of ,Greenwqod  owns a half interest,  is controlled by  the'���. Vancouver and Boundary. Creek  Development   and   Mining   company.  This corporation j by the way, is one of  the  largest   interested   in   the ��� West  Fprk district, and  it controls some of,  the most promising prospects around  Beaverton.    This   company,   which ,1  have mentioned in previous letters as  owning;   property . in".-, .the; Boundary  Creek and Penticton districts, is an organization formed on  similar lines to  those   upon   which   the  Toronto  and  Western company of Toronto was incorporated.  .It owns or controls a long  list of 'mining clairris,which it promises  to float as subsidary companies,  if on  development   they  take the  status of  mines.    The corporation was organized  by Mr. Robert Wood, the pioneer, and  father of Greenwood,  and one of the  best known, most successful  and most  highly respected citizen of British Co  lumbia.   ��� It   has   a   capitalization   of  $500,000, divided into 2,000,000,  shares  of the par value of 25 cents each, and  so far hardly any stock has been sold,  the original members of the  company  having   found it  possible to carry on  their development work so far unaided.  In   fact less than  11,000 shares have  been   issued, to raise funds to acquire  the   properties   owned   and   for work  done and money expended thereon,and  the balance of the two  million   shares  remains   in: the treasury of the company.    Two   unique   features   of   the  company are that no promoters'  stock  was issued and that the  properties acquired were secured at actual market  values.   The Vancouver and Boundary  Creek company, as already noted,  has  numerous properties in other districts,  than the West Fork, which; have been  mentioned,  or will be mentioned,  in  these series of mining letters.   In this  communication,   however,  only   those  locations in the vicinity of Beaverton  will be taken up.  The Paymaster, which is controlled  by this company, has been bonded for  $20,000 to an English company, who  are carrying development work upon it.  I visited the location and found a  ledge of quartz, three or four feet wide  on the surface, 'opened up by a shaft  and test pits for a considerable distance. The shaft is down 35 feet and  at. the bottom the ledge is well mineralized with iron pyrites and galena, with  good gold values. The other properties  on the West Fork in which the Vancouver and Boundary Creek company  .��� is interested will be mentioned as I  come to them in the course of my tour  of the region.  ��� Some miles to the north of King  Solomon camp lies Arlington Hill  camp, in which the chief property consists of four claims, owned by Mr. F.  A B:elenberg of Greenwood. The  group boasts a fine strong lead carrying copper pyrites and said to assay  $6 in gold and 7 per cent in copper on  the average.  The adjoining location, the Montana  by name, is owned by Mr. W. L. C-  Gordon and Mr. H. Strauss, of Midway. It has a qnartz ledge in a dyke  of horneblend and carries copper  values. A number of other locations  on the Arlington hill boast good showings.  Between King Solomon camp and  Arlington hill is found Hennessey's  camp, in which the best known prop-  erta is trie Knob Hill. I did not visit  Hennessey's camp, but I am told that  the Knob Hill has good surface showings. The Rosa Lee, a claim owned  by Mr. Robert Wood of Greenwood, is  also located here.  To the south of King Solomon camp.  and   a   short  distance  to the   west of;  Beaverton,   lies   Carnii    camp.      The! DrUgglSt  chief property in this group is the  Carmi, which lies'a quarter of a mile  from the main trail to Penticton. It is  owned by Jim Dale and Jas. Kerr of  Beaverton, and has been bonded to  Lennie Brothers of the Coiier d'Alene  for $25,000. The property has a six-  foot ledge carrying pyrrhotite, galena  and copper pyrites. Tht shaft is being sunk and machinery is being  brought in to facilitate development.  In the same direction  from Beaverton lies a prospect known   as  the Empire.   This, is owned  by E. A. Moss  Continued on Page 5.    ,  ^mmmmmmmmnmmife!  THISTLE ::  is the Best Scotch Whisky  ���     ;      "'���AND��� i      .  The Best Canadian.  SOLS AGENTS:  RlHET  &   CO.  VICTORIA     B.C.  Ltd.  A\INERS and.: Y  PROSPECTORS  should Wear   : :  Ames Holden Co.'s  "Columbia"  -^fe- "Kootenay"  -s j���:������'.   :.> ; <�� Vancouver  Ail of which are First.class Foot Wear  El Crepusculo,  Por Larranaga,  Benjamin Franklin,  Manuel Garcia, Alonza  El Ecuador  Bock and Africana  LaFlor De R Fulton  ���mt #,.;*���,#..:#. * -%.���# ��'���  R. M.'McEntir  M 0N1U McENTfRE,  Mines and.  Real Estate  GREENWOOD^a-ffd~CAMP McKINNEY  Stf   %s  #   .#  ���' ..TurKisn and Egyptian..  CIGARETTES.  Pi es arid Smokers  Articles 1 ���;..'"......  STATIONERY.  H.A;KING&Co.  COPPER ST.  ^uuuiutiumimiu}uuuiu��s:  LIVE AND LET LIVE.  Buy Your Bread and Pastry at the  Why Don't You Be  Good t6 Yourself  Stop taking drug-s and patent poisons.  They.w'.'l not cure you,"  They' never  have,    If so why dont you stay cured ?  Guaranteed  free, from   adulteration.     Once  yon .try it you will always buy it.  F     :    BRIDE'S CAKE TO ORDER. "   Comer & Pickthall, - Prop's  GOVERNMENT STREET.  Ge^  Resta  V*a*t  AND  Fresh Oysters In.^y^yle  It is a positive fact that thousands of  people go  annually  to their   graves,  victims of the   dosing habit.    Are you  to be one of them; Stop and Think ?  Investigate the newer and   saner  -  '', .methodof curing reople. ;  Reason; Observation and Experience  ������ .���"" ������"(Thc'Triiiity of Science.)--������-  .   combine to    prove, the  efficacy of the  ���Quaker, Thermal Folding���   "  at  DAY OR NIGHT.  Copper St��� Greenwood,  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.  ���-^M  e^&G  In eliminating effete mattef-the  cause of disease-through the pores of  ���the skirl/from-the body.  The Hot Air and Vapor Baths are  natures own method made easy and'  enjoyable. It is absolute cleanliness.  Combines the curative beautifying and  invigorating elements of the Turkish,  Russian and Medicated Bath. Dispels  eonjestion, equalizes the circulation.  The Cabinet Bath is the most powerful and efficasious agent' yet devised  by modern science for cleansing the  skin, purifying'the bloody promoting  healthful and natural- functions, and  reliving the excretory organs.  The Cabinet Bath is the most powerful and efficaious agent yet devised  by modern science for cleansing the  skin, purifying the blood, promoting  healthful and natural functions, and  relieving the excretory organs. For  breaking up a cold, averting' attacks  of la grippe, relieving rheumatism and  neuralgic pains,soreness of the muscles  relaxing stiffened joints, dyspepsia,  indigestion, sleepelessness and many  other chronic^and acute diseases. The  Hot Air and Vapor Bath stands unrivalled. It is ' endorsed '.by leading  Hygienists and Ph3rsicians.  RH   MOFFAT,  Government St. :    :   : Greenwood.  Sole Agent for B. C. and Atla.  Samples of Bath may be seen at Boundary Creek Times Office.  Camp McKinney Hotel,  HUGH CAMERON. Proprietor.  Best Brands of Wines, Liquors and Cigars.  Good   Staiiling.  CORYELL'S MAP, Price. $1,25.  Kerby's Map of Wellington Camp, $1.00  A fine line of  Pipes,   Cigars,  Tobacco  |4Just Received,  and Pouches  J. A. UNSWORTH.  I>;   l>    r1  Midway.  NOTICE.  ...NOTICE is hereby jrived that I intend to  ril-ply to the hoard of license commissioners of  ��� !u* City  of Greenwood  at their  first  meeting  I'ler the expiration of thirty days, for a license  to sell liquor by retail on the premises known  :is ilie Imperial Hotel, corner Copper and Dead-  wood streets, Lots 35 and 30, Bluck 12.  _ _  _j  EVAN PARRY.  Established VAUZ.  Furniture t  ?  Carpets      X  Linoleums?  Cork Carpet j  ?  Curtains    |  Wallpaper |  I   Complete House Furnishings.   *  I -*-**-***- ,    I  I     A   larire   stock   of   Fine   and   Medium   I  J Priced floods .in above- lines. T  o Send for Samples and Prices���free.        J  I WEiLER BROOM! B.C. [  $�����������>-��-��e����-o> �����*������������<-n����-��o----n *��-��*�����>������� -���������< ��i��0��'>��������  QREENWOOD   is    the   financial  and commercial centre of the Bound-  ar}' Creek district.    It is  for ;rhe   mining-  camps,  roads lead to the. . . . .  ��*-.  the supply point,  From   the city,  Greenwood*  Deadwood,  Copper,    Summit,  Long Lake,; Skylark,  White and Atwood,     -  Wellington, Smith's,  ,   ����������And Other Boundary Creek Gamps,,,,,,,,  *A:u>c����-^<*-*<;  ffl  Have Branches in the J^ity.  For Price of Lots and otlier information, address  J  Robert Wood or C. Scott Galloway  Greenwood, Boundar}'Creek, B. C.  Or Apply to the Agents :  F. COSTERTO'N   A. K. STUART, J.B. JOHNSON & CO.  Vernon,  Vancouver.  Rossland.  /   >!:  LIMITED.  L,ate MacFarlane & Co.. VANCOUVER, B. C.  Si    JK    J��  S��?      7^t     7��S  We are Manufacturers and direct Importers, and carry a larire stock of lialances, Furnaces, Fire  Clav u-oods, Scientilic and Practical Books, Classware, Platinum Clouds, Acids. Chemicals, aud all  otlier Assavers' aud Miners' rcquircnieiits.   Sole ajrents for Morirou Crucible Company, Hatie  Becker's Sons' Balances. Etc.    Cataloffueand full particulars sent on application.  sea  GREAT  Prospectors  CSC  save "acking by buying your outfits at West-  bridge 10 miles above Rock Creek.  NOTE A FEW OF OUR PRICES.  Hams l"^ cts'.  Bacon '"K cts  Dry Salt 15 els  Su^ar ���������f.-'" cwt  Flour 2-25 sack  Rice Id lbs for 51  Powder J9c case lot  Fuse 51 coil  Caps 51 box  Jessop Steel 18c lbs  A Full Stock Now on Ha::.l of Miners' and Prospectors Supplies.  B ots and Shses. Croc:/i:3. Hardware, and Cent's Furn.ishln.js.  G. O. GUISE,  SUCCESSOR TO  HERBERT & G  spis  ssmmms;^  v<~~��r x._/i:;  ...w-v^j: Kflwww^/ TjHE   BOUNDARY   CREEK   TIMES  QEwmtafp Cmfi.Cinteff  ; 1'UULISHEI)   WEEKLY   BY  The   Boundary Creek   Printing & Publishjne  Company, Limited.  .  Duncan Ross......  W. J. HakuekI.:..   Editor  ..Manager  SATURDAY,  DECEMBER,   2, 1899.  THE C. P. R. EXCURSION.  Tin; Canadian Pacific Railway company  are  acting' wisely in giving the  1 usiness   men   of   Victoria  and Vancouver  an   opportunity   to  visit Kootenay and Boundary Creek.    The business  men of   the coastcities would do  well to. avail  themselves of the opportunity.    They are a shrewd, enterpris-  ,   ing  men,   but   they   require education  along certain lines.   They have missed  opportunities to expand  the  trade of  the coast cities because  many of them  failed to realize that the whole of the  r.r .vince was' not along the sea coast.  Eastern  merchants have secured  the  bulk of the  trade,  not  because they  furnished better goods or better prices;  not because the C. P. R.   quoted them  more favorable freight rates,' but because they  gave  the mining districts  of   southern   British   Columbia closer  attention than did the coast merchants.  If this province is shortly to attain the  leading' position  in the Domtnion, a  position that justly belongs   it because  of   its   great    natural   resources���the  piop'.e  should    show   less   sectionalism   and   more   patriotism.     Victoria  and Vancouver can materially assist in  the   development   of   the   wonderful  mineral   resources   of   the   Boundary  Creek country.    The Boundary Creek  country can increase the trade of the  coast cities.    Today Victoria money is  mildewing   in    Victoria   banks   while  Boundary   money goes  to  the wholesalers of Toronto and Montreal.   There  is no good reason why Victoria capitalists should not  invest-their  money in  Boundary Creek, and  no better reason  why Boundary Creek merchants should  not purchase 'from coast  wholesalers.  Trade can be fostered  and cultivated.  The coast merchants  who come on the  C. P. R. excursion will receive a hearty  welcome.     Past difficulties will be for-  c gotten. "They will be.able to see some  of the biggest mines on the continent.  They can talk business to some of the  most enterprising business men  in the  province.     They    can   satisfy   themselves that they have missed a splendid opportunity to reach  out for profitable trade,  and  they  can arrive at a  determination that so far as  they are  concerned  they  will do everything in  their power to encourage the development of one of the richest sections of  the province.    They will  find the residents ready  to reciprocate their good  intentions.    East  and "west, coast and  interior will be bound more  closely together and a united province will work  out   that  glorious  destiny   that  is  in  store for British Columbia.  Bank of Montreal-  No better criterion of the rapid  growth and. development of this country can be found than the showing  made by a financial institution which  has been closely associated with busi  ness interests of the country and  which has. always been found in the  vanguard of progress. The statement  of the Bank ef Montreal for the half  year ending October 31st indicates not  only that this great banking institution is itself doing an increasing and  profitable business, but that as the  bank's interests extends throughout the  Dominion, it also shows that the trade  and commerce of the country was  never in a more flourishing condition  than during the present year.  Notwithstanding the reduced rateS'Of  iiterest for money, which have prevailed of late years, making it a difficult task to obtain the same returns as  formerly, the hank has earned its  standard rate oi dividend live per cent  for the six months, an" has been enabled to make an addition to the already large amount to the credit of  profit and loss. The net profits for  the six months were $658,161, and exceeding those for the corresponding  period of last year by 5529,023. After  payment of a dividend of five per cent  for the period there remained $58,151,  which with the balance of profit and  loss account on the 30th of April last  brought up the balance at the end of  October last to the large sum of SI,160,-  954. This is an increase of $179,626.  The balance of profit and loss carried  forward for the new half year is equal  to 963^ per cent of the total dividend at  the rate of ten per cent for the current  year. The next ha.f yearly dividend  is not only in hand, but there.is an addition thereto the sum of S560.954, c f  unappropriated profits. The total  liabilities of the bank to the public are  S.j.634,608. an increase  ol   c 13,536,285,  and the total assets are S83,3^7,384, an  increase of $13, 715,791. The circulation of the bank's notes which is $7,-  153,857 has an increase of 838,640,  and deposits amount to $56,479,963  showing an increase of $12,718,135. Of  these $12,628,385 do not bear interest,  and $43,851,570 are interest bearing,  the increase in the former being $451,-  622, and that in the latter $12,266,513;  Current loans have an expansion of  $7,313,177, the total of these being $46,-  198,959. A special feature is the small  amount of byerdue debts $34,834, in  which there is a reduction of $17;768. A  strong feature of the statement is the  large amonnt of assets which are -in-  mediately available, the amount standing at $36,524,138. In this too there is  an increase from last year, the amount  of the increase being $6,433,891. It will  be noticed that the Bank of  Montreal has no call loans. This half  yearly statement is one., which should  be very satisfactory to the shareholders  inasmuch as the regular dividend of  five per cent is more than earned; thus  doing away with the necessity of im-:  pinging upon ���the reserve fund, which  still stands at $6,000,000.  , Address Wanted. '  1 , "If John J. Chisholm, formerly of  Nova Scotia, will communicate with  H. S. Wallace of Rossland, B. C., he  will hear of something that will interest him." .���';'  Situation Wanted  By  a  Japanese;    first-class   Cook;  hotel, restaurant, or mining camp, city  or country.    Address    Harris Mayei,  P.O. Box 32, Greenwood, b;C.  4��  FIRST SHIPMENT OF  Clothing  Hats and  Caps,  4*  %    Neckwear,  4�� FOR FALL.. . .  ������*'���  ��* JUST ARRIVED.  4>    -..  ��g��  ���4��  4>  ��f��  Special to The White Front, Greenwood, B. C.  General White Still holds his position. , 1/a.dysmith  secure. General Buller hurrying reinforcements to Lady-  smith. Congratulations upon your decided -success opening  week in your new premises. Conscious of discharging your  duty faithfully to your hundreds of customers having a  strong position,   '  Fortified With a Full Stock  Meeting every requirement in Men's Furnishings,  Boots & Shoes at prices that defies competition. I predict  a steady increase in your Business. New recruits volunteering daily to swell your ranks. , "������.:'''  J. K.    Special correspondent and moulder of public opinion;  FOR THE WHITE FRONT.  We Have a Few More Pairs of.......  Out* all Wool $2*75 Trousers  Going Like Short Cake.  Ask Your Friends About .,  Our $2,75, $3,00, $3,50 m $3,75 Boots  They Will Astonish You.  Before You Buy  See Our   $4,25, % 5,00 Mackinaws  Our Cracker Jack at $6.50.  A Few   Pair   of..   THE   BANK   OF  Established in 1836.'        \  Incorporated by Royal Charter.  Paid-up Capital... ...$4,866,666  Reserve Fund.............. $1,460,000  London Office:,   ;  3i Clement's Lar.e, Lombard Street, E. C  Court of Directors'!!!     ,  J. H. Brodie, John James Carter. Gaspard  Farrer, Richard H. Glyn, Henry I. R. Farrer,  Ed. Arthur Hoarc, 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.  ���.-#-                :������ -.' ���  Branches in, Canada:       London, Brantford, Hamilton, Toronto,  Moutreal. Ottawa, King-ston, Quebec, St. John,  N. B., Brandon, Winnipeg, Fredericton, N. B.,  Halifax, Victoria, Vancouver, Rossland, Kaslo,  Trail, Ashcroft. Dawson City, Klondike, N. W.  T., Green wood. Atlin and Bennett, B. C  Agents in the United States:  Spokane���Traders' National Bank and Old  National Bank. New York���(52 Wall street)  W. Lawsoh and J. C Welsh, agents. San  Francisco���(124 Sansomc street) H. J. Mc-  Michael and J. R.Ambrose agents.  London.Bankers: ,  The Bank of England and Messrsl Glyn & Co.  0 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���Chartared Mercantile  Bank of India, London and China, Agra Bank.  West Indies���Colonial Bank. Paris-Marcuard.  Krauss & Co.   Lyons���Credit Lj'onnais.  F. T. SHORT, Manager.   Greenwood.   B.  C  THE   CANADIAN  Head Office "Lf TORONTO.  Established 1867.  Miner's Hip Rubber Boots  '������'���' At Eye Opener Prices.  Take advantage of the flyer we're offering in Gloves and Mitts  W.M. LAW <& CO.  4>  Remember the Place.;  ��� ���  Ok XUWte Front.  MILLER   BLOCK,  COPPER   ST.  ������J  PaidA-p Capital ���,; $6,000,000,  [Six Million Dollars.)  Rest-            $1,000,000.  PRESIDENT.  HON.   GEO.   A.   COX.  . E. WALKER,  General Manager.  J.'Hi x-LUMMER,  Assti General Manager.  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.  CAPITAL, all paid up. $12,000,000,  REST         $6,000,000.  t ��� i  RINGS,  BROOjCHES,  SARFPINS,  CUFF LINKS,  WATCH CHARMS.  ���/II lUeti  Belt Buckles,  Nub Clamps,  Match Boxes,  Stamp Boxes,  Manicure Sets,  President:  loid Strathcona axd Mount Eoyal,  Vice-President :   Hon. George A. Drummond.  ���(��� ��� ' '     .  General Manager....... ....:. ..E. S. Clouston.  gbicago,  Above lines just received  all of the latest patterns and  designs. When you have a  few moments to spare call in  and look them over,  Druggists and Jewelers.  Branches in Condon (Gnaland), Slew Vorh.  And all the Principal Cities in Canada.  Buy and Sell Sterling- 1/xchange and Cable Transfers :  Grant Commercial and Travellers' Credits, available in  any part of the World. c  ������' 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 transacted.  Greenwood Branch....  D.  A.  CA/nERON.  ���   Manager  FOR 1900.  Greenwood Branch,  F. J. FINUCANE, Manager.  E. J. Coyle, the general passenger  agent for the C. P. R., and W. P.  Anderson, his Kootenay assistant, were in the city this week. Mr.  Coyle, like all C. P. R. officials, was  astonished and gratified at the volume  of business transacted by the railway.  It is nearly a year and a half since he  had been in the city and was surprised  at its remarkable growth. Judging  from the large percentage of business  for Greenwood Mr. Coyle was forced to  the conclusion that this city is ��� the  inecca. of the Boundary district.  ������ ��� GREENWOOD ��� *  Floe Feed, Produce  HEAVY  Dealers in Hay, Grain, Potatoes, Butter, Eggs, etc,  *%     &     =-&     #4  its     3JV-       vie      Vr  WAGON   SCALES   IN   CONNECTION   WITH   OUR   BUSINESS  Silver Street, Greenwood,  THE following' persons are entitled to vote,  ' viz :���    '  FOR MAYOR:  Any persons qualified to vote for Aldermen is  entitled to vote for Mayor.  FOR ALDERMAN :  The following persons are entitled to vote  that is to say :      '  .        ��� ��� ���. . ������  Any male or female, being-a British subject,  of the full age of twenty-one years, and     .,  [a) Who is the assessed owner'of lands or of  improvements or the assessed occupier of land  situate within the municipality : or '  [b) Who is aresident of and carries on business and is the holder of a trade license in the  municipality, the annual fee for which is not  less than $5.00, and who has paid on or before  the 1st day of November; 1899, the full license  fee therefore ; or >  [c) Who is a householder within the municipality. A " householder " is defined as a person  who holds and occupies a messuage, dwelling  or tenement, or any part of a messuage, dwelling or tenement within a municipality, paying  therefore a rental or rent value of not less than  sixtv dollars per annum.  Householders must have paid all municipal  rates, taxes and license fees (exclusive of water  rate or water rent] on or before the 1st day of  December, 1S9S, to entitle them to make the  declaration as mentioned below, and in order  to be included in the voters' list must, on or be  fore the 1st day of December, 1899. enter their  names with the Assessor or Clerk of the municipality as voters, and make and personally  deliver to the Assessor or Clerk at the same  time a statutory declaration as set out in section 2, subsection, 2, of the'"Municipal Elections Amendment Act, 1897."  Forms of said declaration may be obtained at  at the office of G. B. Taylor,'City Clerk.  No Chinese. Japanese or Indians are entitled  to vote.  Greenwood,  By order,  G. B. TAYLOR  CM.  C.  25th October, 1S99.  NOTICE.  NOTICE is heredy given that I intend to  apply to .the board of license commissioners of  the City of Greenwood at their first meeting  after the expiration of thirty days, for a license  to sell liquor by retail on the premises known  as the Alhambia on Boundary Avenue and  Deadwood streets, Lots 13 and 14. Block 97.  W. S. FLETCHER.  Dated Nov. 4th, 1899.  ...NELSON...  Employment- Agency.  Help of all kinds furnished.  J-H.L0VE, : : Nelson, B. C  m  fit  A  I  /  m  m m^s^^^M^M^mMMm^^^^SMs^M  s^s^s^ss^s^^mm^^sim^m^m^sfi  ��� Ii p��Mi\'irtiir"i<l^i1WWyT'rTV~*--t*"-^*"'*'*'^^ "-��  " ��� ������!������������������mi i ���-���j.i-ii-^MtJE..-^jj^^^IY^iffi||iinn>i,i5iTriirM...joju  BOUNDARY   CREEK   TIMES,  �����������������  #  ��  ^s^-^-r^'"  ��P*  c=-*  Cr=-  (P*  0==-  CP��  </=**  Cr=-  (P*  tp*  (p*  </=**  (P*  ��p*  0=*-  '���*  i%  Is the only First/class Hotel in the  city, It is first-class in all dc  partments.     Several   sample  rooms,  *=9  ^=P  f |t lii|tsg��lf%igatt' ���>&>��� 1M&  KETTLE   FIVER MIMNG   DIVISION.  Record   of Mineral Locations for the Week  Endlne Novemter 29,1899.  ,: November 21.  Girtie. Kimberly camp, Thomas Haujfh.  Mountain  View,  Smith's camp, Jas. S. Bruce,  et al.  November 22.  Nig-lit Hawk, Lost Horse creek. P. Darrag-li.  Minnie May, West Copper camp, E. J. Ford.  Buckhorn,   fraction.   Deadwood   camp,   E. A.  Biclenberg-.      ���  ." November 25.  Klondyke, Skj'lark camp, J. S. Birnie.  Little Rock, Deadwood camp, W. J. Harris.  Roj'al City,'Deadwood camp, J. Christie.  Jewell, Copper camp, E. P. Shonquist, et al.  Copper Kin (j, Greenwood camp. John Dempsey.  November 28.  Divide, Clemous camp, Joe C.demons.  Victoria, Deadwood camp, Vitali, Allcfjranzi.  Certificates of Work.  " November 22.  Ajax, J. A. Unsworth.  Gypsy. Jas. F. Cunningham, et al.  November 25.  Oronoco, Jas. Cunningham.  Transfers.  November 21  ; H interest, E. J. Edwards to F.  B.  Thos. Kcarns to Alex.  B.  Starlight,  Holmes.  Velvet, yi interest,  Campbell.  Mohican, all interest, F.E., Green wood  to  Ned  Bennett.  November 25.  Adirondack, 1-7. interest, M. H.  Kane to Jas-  Dunn..  Morninir, all interest, Martin McGrath  to  Sid j  Rosenha:mpt.  .   \  Boundary Star, Vulcan and United, 1-5 interest  in each, Martin McSrath to Sid Rosenhampt.  November 27..   .  Lake Tiew, */s interest, Ida Thompson to F. W.  McLain.-'.  Hecla, OroFino and Apache Chief,  % interest  each, John Douglas to F. W.  McAain and  Robert H. Bersrman. ,. ~i_  '.'"���-',   November.28.  Big- Four, Lulu, Paragon, Napa, Grand Central, 14   interest in each, Robert Murray to  Dennis Dillon. '-���������' ''.'���"'''���'''. ���'���  Sunflower, J$ interest, J. H." Macfsrlane to J.W.  Frost.   , . ���".: ���:���'���'..'.���������'  SunfloweJ, >$  interest, J. "VV. Frost, to F.   J.  Finucane, et al.-: ... . ...r    -:. .,_j',," ....;...  Durang-o, j4 interest, M. L. Gicholsori to J. W.  Lind...        "'-'���'  about 8 feet in height, and it is to be  double-tracked to facilitate the rapid  removal of the ore as it is broken down  in the mine. It is being constructed  with an incline towards the mouth of  six inches in every-100 feet. This dip  enables the muckers to handle their  loaded ore cars by gravitation, and the  slight incline also serves to drain the  working  The examination of the interior of  this big' working is an interesting  operation. It cuts through country  rock of diorite and gneiss, interspersed  with dykes of porpliyritic quartz. Up  to date the tunnel has cut about a  dozen of the ledges which outcrop'on,  the surface and some. lesser blind  stringers besides. The veins thus intersected appear to vary'trom a few inches to forty feet in width, the wider  ledgesconsisting of bodies of quartz  intermingled largely with losses of  country rock. ' ,  The quartz.carries iron pyrites and  some free gold. As to; values, I am informed by the management that an  average'of the actual ore already intersected by the tunnel is about $25 to the  ton. It is also 'stated that average  samples taken from the thirty out-  crpppirigs on the top of .'the hill went  about $16 to the'ton. In mentioning  these values, however, I am simply  quoting others.  w.  c   ��   ��   c   ��  ^/%s  ��*i/  �����/Qs  WD cannot say too much about our Clothing- Stock,  the strongest emphasis we can give it.  It merits  We prefer, however having you come and make personal investigation. That is  the most satisfactory plan. Our Clothing'. Stock���that means  Clothing-, Furnishings and Headwear for men, boys and children,  is in splendid shape, better now than ever, before, and we're ready  for the biggest kind of trade in,.Winter Clothing needs. There  is enough here to satisfy-every man and any man, no matter what  his taste or fancy, his calling or profession ma}r be. Put our  claims to the test. That's all we ask. The / superior excellence  of our stock will take care of itself.  ��EE    those     single  breasted sacque suits  all     fine     imported  tweeds for  'THIS WEEK we.placed in stock  a full car load of American shoes for  men, women and children, our stock is  complete. These goods were shipped  direct from Foot Schulze factory to our ,  shoe department and every pair of  f hose goods we save our customers the  .jobbers-profit.  ��� ���  ��� ���  Our Men's  Bedrock Shoes  For  '*   '  Commercial Then will always    find  sample rooms at the Hotel Armstrong.  The; Rich West Fork,  ;    Continued from page 3.'.'  Certificate of Improvements.  ?    November 22."   ':"'*'   ''""*'  Welling-ton, No. 2.  War Eag-le Copper Gold Mining company,   10  inches out of small stream   running' through  Missing-Link No. 2.:  B. C.'Copper company, 600 inches out of Bonn  dary creek.  When' in   Greenwood   stop at  the  Hotel Armstrong.  Palmer MountaiN Tunnel.  Frank ,D. L. Smith, the traveling  representative of- the, Toronto World,  who has spent several weeks in visiting the different mining camps of the  west, has just taken in the Palmer  Mountain district, and gives it in the  following interesting write up :  1 Loomis, the central point in this district, is a settlement of 200- people,  which before the general financial  crash of the early '90s experienced a  mining boom on a small scale, and it  is now springing into prominence  again. It has the reckless atmosphere  of the small American mining camp,  and constitutes a stamping ground for  a little crowd of tin-horn gamblers and  would-be bad men. Several hotels,  saloons and general stores are now  driving a lively trade.  The chief interest in the camp centers in an undertaking of considerable  note from the mining engineer's standpoint. I refer to what is known as the  Palmer Mountain tunnel. Front the  valley of Sinalegan creek near Loomis.  Palmer mountain rears its head 4,200  feet into the air, and some 5,000 feet  above the sea level. Upon one slope  of this height, between the base and  the summit, are located some fortj'-  four mineral claims, forty-two of which  are owned by one. company. Running  across these claims upon the side hill  have' been unearthed some thirty  parallel quartz ledges. The whole  mountain is thus ribbed with leads,  and it is to tap these that the tunnel is  being driven by an organization known  as the Palmer Mountain Gold Mining  and Tunnel company. This tunnel,  which is now in 2,400 feet, has already  attained a vertical depth of 1.000 feet.  It is'to be driven in all 8,600 feet until  it comes under the apex of the' mountain where it will give a back on the  ore bodies there tapped of 4,200 feet. In  other words, the tunnel, if successful,  will be one and a half miles long and  will give a maximum depth of three-  quarters of a mile of ore.  Judging from the dimensions of this  tunnel and the character of the work  being done in it the management proposes to make it a permanent affair.  It is from 8 to 18 feet  in  width   and is  and Ah Ling, who have a shaft down  18 feet. They have not yet ;gotten  through the iron capping which at-  'trac.ted_them to the location, but. they  are sinking further to ascertain' what  they have. ���. ���  A little further to the south lie the  Maud M. and Mary K. claims,iii which  Mrs. Robert Wood of Greenwood, owns  a half' interest. These claims have  good quartz ledges.  Still farther to,the south, upon Cranberry creek, a tributary to the West  Fork, is found another, promising  mineral belt. The best known properties in this camp are, perhaps, the  Boston, Toronto and St. Louis locations, known as the Boston group.  These' are owned' by Messrs. J. A.  Cameron, D.R. Campbell, A, Branson  and John Gradin of Greenwood. This  group boasts of a quartz ledge 18 feet  wide, on the''surface,' carrying a six-  foot pay-streak of ore, which is said to  assay over $8 in gold and silver. The.  tunnel,, which is being .driven from a  side hill to cut the ledge at a depth of  60 feet, is now in 45 feet, and is being  pushed as rapidly as possible.  Having; now: disposed of the camps  lying to the west of Beavertoti, I will  next note the chief belts found ; in. the  hills.to the east of the townsite^  Of these, the most northerly, and 12  or 15 miles distant, is Triple Lake or  Murray's camp. Among the properties  in Triple Lake cemp is the Siver Dollar, owned by Messrs. Peterson and  Newman. It has a fourteen-foot ledge  of quartz, carrying arsenical iron aud  good values. The Barnato claim has  a four-foot ledge of arsenical iron,'anil  the Mogul a quartz lsdge carrying iron  and copper'pyrites.  A claim known as the Kingston is  owned by Mr. Robert Wood of Greenwood. It has a four-foot ledge-of  arsenical iron which is said to,assay  $15 to the ton in gold on ah . average.  The same location boasts a quartz lead  carrying telluride ores, picked samples  of which have run from S72 to $124 to  the ton in gold. The Boston, an adjoining . claim, is owned by the same  parties, and the Foot Hill, controlled  by H. Strauss and S. Bannerman, has  an eight-foot quartz ledge which is said  to run $14 in gold to the ton.  The O. K. group includes several  properties, and boasts a wide surface  showing of pyrrhotite, assaying S3 to  $15 on the surface. The group is  owned by Messrs. Matthewson and  Thorne.  Another group of properties lying to  the northeast of Beaverton is known  as China Creek camp, situated upon  China creek. A mining expert by the  by the name   of Roberts, representing  OORNER COPPER AND DEADWOOD ��T.  English capital, has secured the Butte  and Helen, two claims boasting an  eight-foot ledge of magnetic iron,-car-  rying copper and gold. Close to this  property is the .Devlin location, which  is said to have the same ledge, but upon which no development work has  been done. This property is owned by  Joseph A. Devlin and J.   H. Bramlett.  Some miles to the south, and within  a ct-uple of miles northeast of Beaverton, is Hill's camp, the chief property  in which, is the Sixteen to. One. This  property is held at $15,000 cash.  I now come to Curry's camp, lying  on Curry creek, within a mile or so  due east of Beaverton, and, judging  from surface indications, one of'the  best camps in the Beaver Creek country. The properties in this camp, nine  or ten in number, are situated on  either side of the deep gulch through  which Curry : creek runs, and they jare  so situated as to form first-class tunnel propositions. Along the creek,  moreover, can easily be' constructed a  wagbn rdad.leading up to the claims.  The surface indications in- 'this 'camp  are first-class. Quartz ledges and out-  croppings of pyrrhotite and iron cap-  pings are numerous. One group; of  claims in this camp includes the Com-  stock, Mayflower, Atlantic Cable, Yellow Rose, and Iron Horse. These are  owned by Mr. Robert Wood of Greenwood, Mrs. Ida G. Thompson of Midway, and Thomas Currj- and Ah Ling  <>f Beaverton, and. they have recently  tittan bondel for a large figure.  The Comstock, which lies on both  oidos' of Curry gulch, has a five-foot  ledt;o of quartz and decomposed vein  .natter, carrying iron and copper  pyrities and galena, with values chiefly  in gold and silver. An incline shaft  has been run in 20 feet on this deposit,  but the ledge has not yet been gotten  in place. Upon the same claim is  found another extensive showing of  quartz.  The Mayflower hasa ledge from four  and half to five feet wide, composed of  bluish-gray quartz, carrying arsenical  iron and occasionally panning gold.  This ledge has been traced for 400 feet  and the gold values are said to be good.  The Atlantic Gable has good surface  indications, consisting chiefly of a  strong iron capping, through which a  shaft has been run down 25 feet. It  shows up a ledge of pyrrhotite and  Codtinued on pajre 6  ��g= ed on Sunday, August 13th  "*$?������' MEALS AT ALL HOURS.  Wi Log Cabin Hotel Near Brewery. M  Fairview Drug And Book Store.  ;.\:& JOHN LOVE &0   ��  Druggists and Stationers  FAIRVIEW and CAMP McKINNEY.  *'&���    aV*.    sV*-        .  ���>$?      *      %=���  A   full-'line   of    Drugs,    Stationery,  Druggists Sundries.  Prescriptions   Carefully Compounded  Lay & Brockman  : Proprietors;  Comfortable Stagecleaves Grand Forks daily at 3 o'clock  p.m.-, and Bossburg daily at 1 p. m. Parties going to  Spokane   save   one   day's   time and $8:75 in fare by   using  stage line instead of train.  OUR GUARANTEE-  -5����-  We guarantee to furnish abetter Cash Registkr  than  any  other  company  and at a  lower price.  (JWionaf Ca#p (Eegitf&r Co.  DAYTON, OHIO.  Address all communications to  A. H. WALLBRIDGE, Sales Agent, Vancouver, B. C.  &  LOSt.  LOST.���Deposit Receipt, Bank of  British North America, No. 115.  dated October 3rd, 1899. Finder will  please return the same to the Bank  of B. N. A., Greenwood.'  ARE ALWAYS PUT UP IN   tMvWSWi-u.���       VACUUM   TINS.  That is in tins from which the air has been withdrawn before sealing by  Ogdens' Cold Vacuum Process (patented throughout the world.) By this means  the air is kept away from the.Tobacco and the original fragrance is maintained.  In >s'b. and j^lb. Vacuum thus, of all first-jlass tobacconists.  R. JM. DUCKWORTH & CO.. Wholesale Agents, 30 Hospital Street, Montreal.  I. ROBERT JACOBS, Agent, Greenwood, B. C.  ^^Z^^^^^^s^s^^i^'i^ssir^i  ^^Bli^^^^iJ'f^^WPfS^WS  z&i  %i  ���i^-WZSEZ^'" S���'?W.i��2';v'.'- --l'v^,"-,v'.''.  ;r;r,-;:r;:.j.^.vw��w..rcj,w,  -fc-v TjHE   BOUNDARY   CREEK   TIMES  The Ricli West Fork.  Continued from page 5.  and quartz carrying gold values. The  ledge is found in place on the foot-wall  and varies in width from one to three  feet all the way down the working.  What is apparently the same deposit  has been opened up at two other points  within 600 feet of the shaft. These  surface openings are upon a side hill  and offer a good tunnel site.  The Yellow Rose has upon the. top of  the precepitous bluff, which crosses it,  a huge outcropping of pyrrhotite 15 to  25 feet wide. The ore upon this location resembles in appearance that  found in the Winnipeg mine, in Wellington camp.  On the Iron Horse, another claim in  the group, I saw another big outcropping of pyrrhotitie and ..iron, fully 22  feet in width. This surface showing  occurs on the face of the steep side-hill  overlooking Curry creek. The out-  ' cropping seems to be solidly mineralized right across. Gold values as high  as S25 to the ton have been gotten on  this claim. Parallel with the big iron  outcropping runs what is apparently  an extensive ledge of white quartz,  highly mineralized in places. Both  these parallel ore bodies have a dip of  45 degrees.into tlie side hill, and both  of them are well defined and stand out  distinctly from the country rock.  So far the work done upon the Iron  Horse consists only of a 30-foot tunne1,  run into the quartz, and a small surface shaft in the pyrrhotite. The pyrrhotite deposit has been traced for  some distance across the property.  The next location in this camp is  called the Black Diamond. It is owned  by Robert Wood, John Olson, M. J.  Phelan and F. Chadler, and is under  .'���" bond to the Vancouver and Boundary  Creek Development and Mining company. The claim boasts a six-foot  quartz ledge outcropping on the side  hill and showing galena, copper and  iron pyrites. This, is a strong lead,  with well defined walls, and it has been  traced acr6ss the gully to the Maple  Leaf. The gold values carried by this  property are said to be good.  The Maple Leaf, just mentioned, is  owned outright by Mr. Wood of Greenwood, and, as.already indicated, it has  an extension of the Black Diamond  vein. The ledge upon this property is  strongly defined, and has a surface  width of from four to six feet. The  surface development done upon this  ledge shows it to be a true fissure vein,  cutting the country formation of dio-  rite. This lead is well: mineralized  with galena and copper pyrites, and its  values are chiefly in copper and gold.  The Maple Leaf has two other leads.  Adjoining the Maple Leaf alongside,  lies the Deacon claim, owned by  Thomas Curry, Mrs. Ida G. Thompson  and Ah Ling. This property, which  lies upon a side hill, has a network of  quartz ledges from one foot to over  two feet in width, and traced for some  d-stance on the surface to an adjoining  claim. One ledge opened up by a surface pit shows a pay streak of copper  and galena. ,  *-.The Mountain Bell adjoining the  Deacon, is owned by Thomas Curry  and Ah Ling, and, like the Deacon,  it has a network of small quartz ledges.  Ten veins in all have been counted upon it, some running north and south,  some east and west, some across and  with the formation. Very little development has been done upon either  the Deacon or Mountain Bell, but these  together with the Maple Leaf, would  make a tunnel proposition. A tunnel  run from either side of the. hill, upon  which the properties lie, should -tap  several of the ledges.  Immediately to the south of Curry  camp and within a mile or so of Beaverton, lies a belt which might be designated as Washington camp, and in it  last June was located a group of claims  which promise to rival any deposit yet  discovered in the Boundary Creek country. I refer to the ".Va.shington, Idaho  and Mountain group. These properties  were staked out by Messrs. R. E.  Pitcher, John Marshall, A. H. Marcall  and J. W. Connick. They themselves  started development work upon it,with  the result that within a short time they  made, very near the surface, one of  the most successful strikes of the year.  On the Washington claim they opened  up an extensive ledge of high grade  pyrrhotite, galena and carbonates of  lead. Assays as high as S2S in gold  and S60 in silver to the ton were gotten  and the find has done as much as anything else to attract attention to the  West Fork district. Within three  months after the staking out of the  claims they were bonded for S100,000,  10 per cent, being paid down in cash  by R. E. L. Brown of South Africa  fame, commonly known as "Barbarian  jirown." The properties are located  on a high elevation, probably 6,000 or j  7,000 feet above seal level, and fully 2,- I  000 feet above Beaverton, and at the  time of my visit, which was made on  the last day in September, a heavy  snow storm was in progress. I however, was able to examine the outcrop  before it was hidden by the snow. The  now famous lead upon the group runs  across both the Idaho and Washington  claims; it occurs in diorite and is at  least from 15 to 25 feet in width. It  carries high grade shipping ore right  on the surface. _An open cut on the  Washington shows seven or eight feet  of solid pyrrhotite on surface, besides  an extensive outcropping of galena  and carbonates of lead alongside. At  the 'bottom of a 30-foot shaft on the  same lead on the Idaho there is 12 feet  of ore.  The Montana has a parallel lead of  the same character and the owners are  lucky enough to have three other  claims of the same character, which  are said to carry the Washington,Idaho  and Montana leads. Six men are employed on the property and new cabins  have just been completed. '.',..'  Close to the Washington-Idaho group  and farther down the hill in what is  known as Beaver Mountain camp, lies  the ' Bell claim, owned by John Bell  and others. The ledge upon this property, which is believed to be a continuation of the' Rob Roy deposit, constitutes a tunnel proposition and carries  pyrrhotite and galena. The Bell property is said to be held at $60,000 by. its  owners. ..���;  One of the most promising properties  that I saw in the camp is the Rob Roy  owned by Robert Wood of Greenwood,  and under option to the Vancouver and  Boundary Creek Development and  Mining company, before referred to.  This property boasts two leads, one of  quartz carrying iron pyrites and gold,  and the other a fine led-ge of pyrrhotite  and galena. The deposit, which was  recently crossscut by an open working,  is fully eight feet wide near the surface.  The ledge matter is for the most part  highly mineralized, and specimens of  ore recently assayed run up into hundreds of dollars to the ton. Mr. Wood  now has a gang of men building  cabins aitfl sinking a shaft on this iron  ledge. As already .noted this lead is  believed to be the same as that which  occurs on the Bell and it hasbeen  traced over onto the next location,  known as the Sally.  The Sally is "also owned by Mr.  Wood, and bonded to the Vancouver  and Boundary Creek Development and  Mining company. It has the Rob Roy  iron lead and also a quartz lead apparently-running into that lode. This  quartz vein is four feet wide and carries a foot of galena, assaying $200 to  the ton.  I spent some days in the camps on  the West Fork and, judging from indications, I should not be surprised if  within a year or two Beaverton becomes, quite an important center and  the rsurrounding camps become only  secondary in importrnce to thrse  tributary to Boundary CreekJ What  the district immediately needs is the  completion of the wagon road from  Rock Creek to Beaverton,for at present  the mining operations are hancicapped  for the reason tha^ all supplies and  machinery have to be taken in on- the  backs of pack horses.���Frank D. L.  Smith in The Toronto World.  Mineral Act 1896.  CERTIFICATE OF IMPROVEMENTS.  NOTICE.  "SHOO FLY" mineral claim, situate'in the  Osoyoos Mining- Division of Yale District.  Where located : On Rock Creek at the  mouth of Baker Creek.  TAKE NOTICE that I, Fortes M. Kerby as  agent for Geo. . E. Drew Free Miner's  Certificate No. 59184 ,.-;"A" intend, sixty  days from the date hereof, to apply  to the Mining- Recorder for a Certificate of Im-  piovemeiits, 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 Certificateof Improvements.  Dated this 1st day of November, 1899'  FORBES M. KERBY.  MINERAL   ACT,   1896.  Certificate   of   Improvements.  NOTICE. ,  BANNER" mineral claim, situated iu the  Kettle River Minin Division of Yale  District. Where located : In Greenwood  Camp.  TAKE NOTICE that I, Isaac H. Hallett, as  ag-ent for James Marshall, Free Miner's  Certificate No. 19604a, and Thomas Roderick,  Free Miner's Certificate No. 19d25x, 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 Improvement.  I. II. HALLETT.  Dated this 12th day or September, 1899.  Mineral Act. 1896.  CERTIFICATE OF IMPROVEMENTS.  NOTICE.  STAFFORD FRACTION Mineral Claim,  situate in the Kettle River Mining Division  of ' Yale District; Where located: In  Greenwood camp.  TAKE NOTICE that I, J. A. Coryell, as  agent for Harry Nash, Free Miner's  Certificate No. 6615b, 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 12th day of October,  1899.  , JOHN A CORYELL.  Mineral Act, 1896.   y  CERTIFICATE OF IMPROVEMENTS.  NOTICE.  CRESCENT Mineral, Claim, situate in the  Kettle River Miuiug Division of Yale district. Where located: In Slcj-lark camp.  TAKE NOTICE that I, Isaac H. Hallett, as  agent for Charles Sweeny, free miner's  certificate No. 34821 A, iuteud, 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  section 37, must be commenced  before the issuance of such certificate of improvements.  Dated this 7th dav of November, 1899.  5-11-9-9. '   ,-. I. H. HALLETT.  MINERAL  ACT,   1896.  'Certificate of Improvements.  NOTICE.  MOUNTAIN VIEW Mineral Claim, situate in  the Kettle Rivera Mining Division of Yale  District.   Where located: In Skylark camp.  TAKE NOTICE that I, Isaac H. Hallett, as  agent for George Arthur Rendell, free  miner's certificate No. B7731: George Smith,,  free miner's certificate No. 19767A; George B.  Taylor, free miner's certificate No. 161, and  Justin C. Sears, free miner's certificate No.  B7036, 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 20th dav of November, 1899.  ���    * I. H. HALLETT.  MINERAL ACT, 1896.  CERTIFICATE    OF    IMPROVEMENTS.  NOTICE.  MOUNTAIN VIEW mineral claim, situate in  '     tlie Kettle River Mining ^Division -of Yale  District.     Where    located:     In    Summit  camp adjoining the B. C. mineral claim.  TAKE" NOTICE that I, F. W. Groves acting  as agent for Patrick L3'ous, Free Miner's  Certificate No. 19133a, and Louis Scheiffle, Free  Miner's Certificate No. 19J35A, intend, sixty  days from the date hereof, to apply to the Mining Recorder for a Certificate of Improvements,  for the purpose of obtaining �� Crown Grant of  the above claim.  Aud   further  take   notice  that action, under  section 37, miist be commenced before the  suance of such Certificate of Improvement.  Dated this 12th day of September, 1899.  Mineral Act, 1896.  CERTIFICATE: OF IMPROVEMENTS.  NOTICE.  PARAGON,   EL PASO.  W. J. Snodgrass & Sons, Prop's.  Leaves Penticton at 7 a.m. on Tuesdays, Thursdays, and Saturdays for Camp McKinney,  Rock Creek, Midway, Anaconda, Greenwood,  Carson and Grand Fonts.  Leaves Greenwood daily at 8 a. m. for Grand  Forks, daily excepting- Sunday; 8 a. m, for  Camp McKinney, Chesaw, Rock Creek and  Midway.  Tuesdays, Thursdays and Saturdays, 8 a. m.  for Penticton, Fairview, Chesaw, Camp McKinney and way points.  Through tickets to all points east and west via  C.P.R.  Carries the Mails, Passengers and Express.  *S" Will sell through Tickets  to  Vancouver,  Victoria, Seattle or Portland.  NOTICE.  NOTICE is hereby given that an application  will be made to the Legislative Assembly of  the Province of British Columbia at its next  session for an Act to enable the Corporation of  the City of ^Greenwood to construct, equip,  maintain, and operate by any kind or kinds of  motive power a single or double track tramway,  for the purpose of conve3*ing passengers,  freight, merchandise and goods, commencing  at the said City of Greenwood to the following  �� laces : Phoenix Camp; Deadwood Camp; Cong-  ake Camp; Central Camp and any other point  within fifteen miles of the said City of Greenwood, with power to construct, equip, maintain,  and operate the same; and with power to . expropriate lauds for the said purposes, and to  make traffic arrangements with other railways,  companies or other persons, and with power to  build wagon roads and trails to be used in the  construction of said works, with all other privileges as may be nccessaij- or incidentel or Jcon-  ducive to tlie attainment of the above objects.  LEAMY & GRAY,  Solicitors for the applicants.  Dated the 23rd day of November, A. D. 1899.  11-16  PASSADENA, PARAGON, EL PASO, and  OLIVE mineral claims situate in the Kettle  River Mining Division of Yale District.  Where located :   In Greenwood Camp.  TAKE NOTICE that we the ��� Passadena  Consolidated Gold Mining Company,  Limited, Free Miner's Certificate No. 20113.  intend, sixty days from the date hereof, to  apply to the Mining Recorder for a Certificate  of Improvements, for tlie purpose of obtaining  a Crown Grant of the above claim.  And further take notice that action, under  section 37, must be commended before the issuance of such Certificate of Improvements.  Dated this 18th day of September, 1899.  Passadena Consolidated Gold Mining Co., Ltd.  Notice to Creditors,  In the matter of the estate of William Berry  Paton, late of Greenwood, in the District of  Yale, Broker, deceased.  NOTICE is hereby given that all creditors  and others having claims against the  estate of the said William Berry Paton, who  died on or about the 16th day of July, 1899, are  required,oii or before the 10th day of December,  1899. to forward to or deliver to Messrs. Leamy  & Grav of George Block, Copper Street, Greenwood, B. C, Solicitors for Annie Carter Paton  and James Naoicr Paton the administrators of  the      cstirte    "of     the said deceased,  their christian and surnames,  addresses and descriptions, the full particulars  of their claims, and the statement of their accounts and the nature of the securities, if any,  held bv them. -  And further take notice that after such last  mentioned date the said administrators will  proceed to distribute the assets of the deceased  among the parties entitled thereto, having regard only to the claims of which they shall  then have notice, aud that the said administrators will not be liable for tlie said assets or  any part thereof to any person or persons of  whose claims notice shall not have been received by them at the time of such distribution.  LEAMY & GRAY,  Dated the 10th day Solicitors for Annie Car-  of November, 1S99. ter Paton and James  Napier Paton, Administrators of the estate of  William Berry Paton,  deceased.  ^laiUiiiiiiiiuiiiaiiiiiiiiiauiaaiUiiaiiiiiiiiiiiiUii^  CABLE ADDRESS.  MORE1NQ * MEAL.  BOUNDARY   REEK  I  THOS. MILLER,   MANAGER.  g TjEtAL ESTATE, MINES, IWSUR/1&{CE.&  ��������� : : r~.���: : -���������;������ ; - ������g~-  ~"3 Office: Corner Copper and Deadwood Streets. .S*^~  -��*��� ' ...#��v.  ���~* -.���: ; ������ ^�����  H GREENWOOD,       :        >      V       B.  C.|  OFFICE:  , GREENWOOD,  '.'. X' .' ���  J"L ���    ."ri'C,A/T/C..T'.V.'  Graduate   Pennsylvania College of Dental  British Columbia .:   OBNT/ST  Surgery,' Philadelphia.     Licentiate of  LIME! LIME!! LIME!!!  ��� The only first class White Lime in the Boundary.  e  Bimt Co.,  Is now prepared to furnish lime on short notice  in any Quantity .:.   Enquire of  E. ME DILL, MGR.  IMPROVED SINKING PUMPS.  PISTON PATTERN.  This Pump is of comparatively light weight  easy to handle and gives 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 aud  figures before purchasing.  We manufacture a full   line of Pumps for  mine work.  Northey M'fg. Co.,  Toronto, Ont  CUNLIFFE et ABLETT  Agents at Rossland  Ltd.  MACK AY t�� WALK EN  Agents at Vancouver.  NOTICE.  Notice is hereby given that at the first meeting of the Licence Commissioners for the City  of-Greeuwood held after 30 days from this date  the undersigned will apply for a transfer from  the undersigned to A. Bourke and Frank Fera  of the Hotei Licence now held by them for the  Ottawa House, situafjd on Silver Street in this  city, H. D. TOMPKINS & CO.  Greenwood, B. C. Nov. 11. 1899.  TO  LET.  Eleven Choice Offices in the Miller  Blook, Copper street. The rooms can  be rented en suit or separately. The  building- is centrally located, well heated, and furnished with flush closets,  and wired for electric lig-hting-.  Apply to janitor Miller Block.  BOUNDARY  DISTRICT.  Extra  Well Fitted for Long  Ponies,    Feed Barn,  A. Wf ROBINS  Drives,    Saddle Horses  and Pack  Hay and Oats For Sale.  -   -   PROPRIETOR fc^---^^^^ II..."  ii  a*"Sffi**--'--*s-c-g^^  ���������'^'���"���'-"������-���-''"���"������^f-^^TfW.ir^^  THE   BOUNDARY   CREEK   TIMES,  &  *-���-  ��  PUSHING THE WORK.  Electric Light People Haye Ordered Plant for  the Local System.  The Greenwood Electric Light company will not forfeit any money after  the expiration of 90 days if energ3' and  push will prevent it. Already the electrical plant and boilers have been purchased. Geo. C. Henton, agent for the  Royal Electrical company of Montreal,  has sold to the local company a 3,000  light plant and'is under penalty to load  the same in Montreal within 24 days.  H. B. Johnson, of Vancouver, representing Watson's Engine company, of  Brantford, Ont., has also closed with  the electric company. Hill boilers and  a 260-horse power engine."  W. P. Dickson, who is superintendent of the construction of the Nelson  electric light system, has been engaged  as superintendent by the Greenwood  company. He is calling for tenders  for the necessary poles and will begin  erecting the same early next week.  The site for the power house has been  selected. It is near the railway station  where coal can be unloaded economically. From all appearance the streets  of Greenwood and business houses can  be lighted by electricity early in the  year.  1 i  A Large   Stock   to  Select  From.  PERFECT TIT  GUARANTEED.  ����  ��  S3  I  I  tr  ��$����$*���$��  M.   E.   FRAZEE  Corner of. Government and  Dead wood  Streets.  F,  J,   MITCHELL,  Fashionable Tailor.  Greenwood   St.      Greenwood  IS.  Insurance, (Mining and T^eal  Estate Broker,  NOTICE.  NOTICE : The,British Columbia Southern  Railway Company will apply to the Parliament  of Canada at its next session for an Act authorizing- tlie Company to complete at any time before the end of the year 1904, its western section  as described in the Act of the said Parliament  (60-61 Victoria, Chapter 36) and a branch line  from a point on its main line at ori near the  forks of Michel creek thence by way of* Michel  creek to Morton creek, and for other purposes.  By Order of the Board.  H. CAMPBELL OSWALD,  Montreal, 17th November, 1899. Secretary.  12-21  GREENWOOD ���-  ��5  B.C.  A thorough acquaintance with  tlie Boundary  Creek and Kettle River mining districts.  Mines Examined and Reported on.  R.F.Coates  # Builders  House Moving a  Specialty.  i  i.  I  I  f  i  I  ffl  an Mppiy  >0ur Butter is the best in the market.  Staple and Fancy  Choice and Fresh  Goods delivered to  any  part of the city,  Our.  is always good  we make no other  Pastry, Cakes,  etc. everything  first-class.  ��� TRY OUR  o  w  o  o  w  They have been carefully selected. You can  buy no better.  .  .  E. FRAZEE  s&  'm^ssmm^^^^MS!!&&^!^^smmm!m^&mmmm&^m&mm&&  ��  i  ��  I  ��  fB  Cfc>  i  I  *55  I  ��  I  i  ��  I  Rossland.  Greenwood.  -       investment mi r    "  ^A**>      VV LIMITED   LIABILITY. ' *��� ��^>  Financial & Insurance Agents  -     GEO.   R.   NADEN.   Manager  m  ��$�� . : The Best Beer in Town is Made by The  ,     *v*  t ELKHORN BREWER Y*  BROS. & Co.     J  Proprietors. / ^ �������  &ASK   FOR  # # * *   #   * # ��_*  PATERNIZE HOME INDUSTRY.  Try it !  ���J*    The Elkhorn Lager Beer contains only pure Malt and Hops.  ��"*    It is kept on draught or in bottles by all the leading hotels ������  IS The Heart of The Famous Greenwood Camp  250  Feet  From  the Brooklyn  Plant   j��   3��  ��w_ - ���������������'   ..- ������'-���   ������.. -       .���.���..'.���.   aw ���   ' ~~       :  Onchalf Mile from the Ironsides and Knob Hill,  Railroad now being  completed  passes  through  the  town/  Centre of six of the most prominet mines in the Boundary. All producers. Plenty of pure water from lake on  the property.  BUY SOW.�� PRICES RIGHT. ^ EASY TERMS.  For Prices and Terms apply to  j. B. mc Arthur, Geo. E. Breakenridge,  OWNER, COLUMBIA, B. C. General Agent Phoenix.  o  o  THE CENTER  OF THE SIMILKAMEEN   DISTRICT.       A   MINING   AND   AGRICULTURAL  m     m     m     m  .CENTER. .  99  i'^W^  THE BUSINESS STREET,  Third Avenue 100 feet wide,  Lots 30 x 120/ Corner Lots $150,  Inside Lots  $100,  OTHER STREETS,  CORNER LOTS S100..  INSIDE LOTS $75.  Bealey Investment  & Trust Company.  LIAMTED.  General Agents,  Greenwood, B* C,  For Further Particulars R   R   PARKINSON,   Fairview,  E, BULLOCK WEBSTER, Keremeos,  raiSMS^g^pi^^^R^^cgay^g^^^'ariSK.1!  P  3frTSr-':'*&^y;v^^ ,,, li;;r t?��� ..^ r  ��� ��� 7- ^T.^aSSO^w^^";;  w.l;ftj---------T^^  ?^S��S:W^fe m.  THE   BOUNDARY   GREEK   TIMES.  GREENWOOD   AND   DISTRICT.  There will be  divine service  in   the  Methodist church   on   Sunday,   in the  morning-   at   11   and  in the evening at  '7:30.  The city hall is nearing completion  and will be occupied in a few days.  Dr. Spanky, late of Halcyon Plot  Spring's, has arrived in Greenwood.  He will practice here.  The Presbyterian   church .will   hold  . service, hereafter  in   Barrett's hall at  11 a. ni. and 7:30 p. m.    Sunday school  at 2:30 p.  m.  Fritz Haussener, who intended going  into the wood business, was unable to  secure wood choppers who would tackle  dry trees and consequently decided to  drop out of the business.  ' The Greenwood voters' list for the  year has been completed. -The  reg-istered intimber of voters in the  North ward are 168, aiid the South  ward 213, making- a total of 381  votes.  E. A. Bielenberg, the , well known  mining- man, leaves for New York  next week in connection with the Arlington-Burns company, whose shares  will shortly be placed on the market.  J. P. Harlan, one of the owners of  tne Marguerite in Deadwood camp, returned tothe district this week. Mr.  Harlan served with the South Dakota  regiment in the Phillipines, and distinguished himself as a scout. He is  now Serg-eant Harlan.  A hot-air furnace is being- placed in  the Methodist church this week. The  furnace is a Hillborn, manufactured  at Preston, Ont. The trustees of the  church are determined to make the  building-- comfortable whatever the  cost may be.  Mrs. Hattie B. Schenck, who with  hertwo sons, has resided here the past  summer, left this week for her home in  Minnesota. Mrs. Schenck has been  gaining- some credit in the literary  world, which is well deserved, for she  is a writer of ability.  The Central camp road is nearing  the No. 7 mine. Unfortunately, however, all the money subscribed by the  citizens;and appropriated by the government has been exhausted. The  board of trade wired the government  requesting- an additional appropriation  next year. Should the government  promise this, the work will be continued until the road is completed. ���  Rev. W. A. Robins, M. A., has arrived from England and has assumed  charge of St! Judes Mission in the city.  Mr. Robins was educated at Marlborough and Trinity college, of Oxford,  taking his degree in 1891. He worked  for six years in the famous parish of  St. Mary's Redcliffe, Bristol, where the  ..majority of the people belong- to the  laboring- classes. He holds services in  Mrs. Foreman's hall next Sunday  morning- and evening-.  November was a busy month in the  Greee'nwood custom house and if the  volume of business transacted continues, Collector of Customs McCut-  cheon must be furnished an assistant.  During the month the collections  amounted to 58,326.33, which compares  most favorably with any of the other  offices in the interior. The inland  revenue departmement, which is connected with the customs office, also had  a busy month. The collections were as  follows: Tobacco, $127.13; malt,$185;40;  spirits, $2,005.61; a total of $2,318.14.  ported later, v. Col. Northcott,. Lieut.-  Col. Stafford, Capt. Earle and Lieut.  Long were killed. The cable is slow  in giving the extent of casualties. Col.  Coiviile, of the Guards brigade, takes  command until Methuen recovers. A  junction was effected yesterday between troops at Mooi river river ��� and  British forces, at Estcourt, and all  moved to Frere. On advance to this  point 2,000 Boers were seen retreating  towards Colenso.  Ladysmith is reported to be still safe.  News of its fall provoked frantic joy  in Paris. Bombardment still continues at Kimberl v. ���    ..      ,  A BRITISH VICTORY.  The British Troopa Under Lord Methuen Defeat the Boers at Modder River.  London, Nov. 29���A cable from  Cape Town states that General Lord  Methuen defeated the Boers in one of  the most desperate and bloody battles  of modern times, lasting ten hours,  in the vicinity of Modder river.  Eight thousand Boers stroug-ly entrenched, with two large siege guns,  four Krupp machine guns and rifles  were finally driven from their position  at the point of the bayonet.  Lord Methuen says it was the most  terrible battle of modern times. The  casualties have not yet been ascertained, but were very larg-e.  General Methuen Wounded  London, Nov. 30.���Advices received  at the war office from Capetown report  four field and line officers killed and 20  wounded in the Modder river engagement. Gen. Methuen was wounded.  Casualties among- the men  will  be re-  NOTICE,  In the Matter of the Tramway Company Incorporation Act and Amending Acts.  NOTICE is hereby (riven that we, tlie mi.  drrsijriied, desire to form a company under the Tramway Incorporation Act, under the  name of the "Greenwood and Phoenix Trani-  wav Company, Limited," for tlie purpose of  biifldinir. eiitii'ppiujr and operating- a single or  double track tramway running- in a. northerly  and southerly direction Ihruujrli the City of  Grei-nwood, in Yale District, in the Province:  of British Columbia, and thence miniiiifr from  a point in tlie said city in an easterly direction  to tlie town of Phoenix. Also from the City of  Greenwood in a westerly direction to Deadwood  camp. Also from the City of Greenwood in :t  northerly direction to Loiifr Lake camp ; and  troni the said city to any point within a radius  of fifteen miles from the. said city to which tlie  company mav wish to extend their tramway  line. Also to construct, equip and operate a  telejrraph or telephone line or lines in connection with said tramway.  Dated at the City of Greenwood, British Columbia, this Thirtieth dav of November, A.D.  IXW. GEO. R.  NADEN.  Witness : DUNCAN ROSS,  H. C. Shaw. G. H. COLLINS.  12-4  For  Sale -at a Bargain.  THE OUEEN LODGING   HOUSE,   Silver  Stiv.-.i.  and   a 25-foot   Lot ;   also Furniture.    Apply A. B. NICHOLLS,  12-1  Pacific Hotel, Greenwood.  MINING NOTES.  An item in regard to the recent  strike on the Winnipeg in the Greenwood Miner of last.week,.and copied  from the Rossland Miner, is without  foundation, except that the; ledg-e crosscut is 50 feet in width. A representative of theNews visited the Winnipeg  on Tuesday last and was informed that  T. Edgar Plewman had not been at  the mine since the strike was made.  No one, except persons employed in  the mine, has been allowed down the  shaft since President Mcintosh left for  the east, so it is impossible that  samples could have been taken from  the ledge, or assays made. The item  is very misleading, as assays heretofore have been much higher than S16  to the ton, and there is no reason to suppose that the new ledge is of lower  grade than other bodies in the mine.  Any one acquainted with Edgar. Plewman���not Blewman���would hardly care  to quote him as an authority on mining, as his.only experience has been in  the capacity of receivers' watchman on  the O. K. at Rossland. Previous to  coming to this country he served a few  years in an English printing office  learning to set type. It is not reasonable to suppose that either occupation  would .qualify the g-entleman to pose as  a mining engineer. But this country  can produce some wonderful freaks  with M. E. after their names, and T.  Edgar Plewman is quite justified in  making reports on mines, if he can  nd editors foolish enoug-h to publish  rot of that kind. Mr. Mclntush, manager of the Winnipeg, will not be' back  from Montreal for a couple of weeks,  and until his return the values of the  new lead cannot be obtained. It is  supposed here that the item was published for the benefit of stock manipulators in Rossland,���Phoenix News.  Work has been commenced on tunnel  No.  3 in   the  Gold Drop.-; The tunnel  will   be   run  ISO  feet  and an upraise  made to connect with the shaft, which  is now down   about  40  feet.    It is   the  intention to run the tunnel 500 feet, at  which   point  it   will   have  a  vertical  depth of 400 feet.    No. 1 tunnel is now  in   about 225 feet.    At 250 an upraise,1  will  be  made to the surface for venti-j  lation purposes.    A winze will be sunk  from the tunnel on the ore body, and  drifts' will  also  be  run on the ledge. ]  About 225 feet of ore have been crosscut j  in this tunnel, averaging about S24 to I  the ton.    The machinery for the mine ;  is now at the Greenwood station,  and  will  be  installed   within   the next 3  daj'S.    It   consists  of   a   boiler, hoist  pumps,   10-drill   air   compressor,   mi-  A boiler house, 24x24  The building for  the  already     completed,  six months the Gold  regular shipper,   and  from   the present  ore  body  crosssut,  should  prove one  of the largest shippers in the district.  R. Lyons and Geo. Lemon have returned from the Kettle river, above  Rock creek, where they have been  working on the Commonwealth group  of claims for the past five months.  The work consisted of a 75-foot shaft  and a 60-foot crosscut from the bottom  of the-shaft. The property is owned  by Hugh Reid and others of Sault Ste.  Marie.    Messrs. Lyons and Lemon left  You May Require  Something in the  *  A Few  of Our Lines,,.  c^-*"*-)  Skunk ,and  Fancy Muffs.  Martin. Mink  Sable and Boar  Storm Collars  in all Styles.  Astracan,  Grey Lamb,  Persian Lamb,  Electric and  South Sea   .  Seal Capes.  Come in and look over our stock  we guarantee you the1 largest  variety to select from yet seen in  the Bistrict, and after an examine  ation of the stock we believe you  will be satisfied they are the  best values^ 3��  Electric Seal  Coats, also a  number of the  Genuine South Sea  Seal Coats,  U  SJf  chine drills, etc.  is   being  built,  compressor    is  Within the  next  Drop will be  for Rossland on Wednesday last, where  they will winter. Besides work done  on the Commonwealth, they did an as  sessmetit on' the Gabe, a property  owned by them in Smith's camp.  The Brooklyn has been drifting on a  nice body of ore for the past week.  Drifting is being done from the 150  and 250-foot levels. It was reported  that a blind lead had been discovered,  but Superintendent Robins states that  this is not so. It is the same ore body  that tliey have been, working on for  the past year, the only difference beiug  that it has become richer with depth.  Development work is to be resumed  on the Monarch this week.    The Mon  ���THE��� I  Line is complete  So is  -OT-  Beiwarp Serges,  ffl  is  ����  ffl   Glance at Our  ffl  TO  TO  TO  TO  TO  TO  to  w  w  arih adjoins the Gold Drop, and carries about the same values. The ledge  has been proved for a distance of S00  feet by surface crosscuts. The width  of the ore body is not known, except  that it is not less than 100 feet. The  property is owned by Barbarian Brown.  Alex Sharpe, the superintendent of  the Boundary Creek Mining and Milling company's properties has returned  from Rossland and Trail.    He recently  sent two'carloads of ore from theGold  Bug to the Trail smelter. This ore, in  Mr. Sharpe's opinion, is the highest  grade ever sent to the Trail smelter.  Mr. Sharpe has just been appointed  superintendent of the Iron Colt mine  at Rossland, and will leaue for there in  a few days. While his many friends  congratulate him upon his well-deserved promotion, all will regret his  departure from the district.  THE  {Manufacturers and   ....  Dealers in all Kina* of  - <m  Shingles, Lath and Mouldings.  Telephone 36.  Office t     Corner  Copper  and  Dundee Streets, Greenwood.  THE BRITISH COLUMBIAN  ITOlillllDJIRiEU  Greenwood, B.  .  DOOR TO TELEPHONE OFFICE.  1 ^ Milton and Beaver g  --OVERCOATS.  A telephone to Eholt from Rossland  stated that A. L. Watson, who was injured in the accident at the B. C. mine  last week, would lose his sight.  ffl  ffl  ffl  ffl  ffl  ffl  ffl  ffl  ffl  ffl  TO  TO  ro  TO  TO  TO  TO  TO  W  TO  LIMITED.  R.   GREIGER, Manager.  Ag-ents For.  . Fanning & Bennest I  ffl $  Mi TO  |     HIGH-CLASS TAILORS.       m  PABST BEER  COMPLETE    -    LINE    -    BAR    -   SUPPLIES,  Greenwood, B. Cr

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