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 ansmnaunia  �����'*-> : 1 ' }'���  Z?gmi  *B^e  SATURDAY,   AUGUST  20,   1898  *#&���*.  ^  outnd?  PUBLISHED AT: GREE  9  ��� ,v ���  T  he  Ltd,  ���   9  MANUFACTURERS   OF  Concentrators, Smelters, Steam  Water Wheels, etc  SAW,, PLANING AND SHINGLE  High ^Speed Corliss.. Engines.  f i. *^*  & ft *%  .*   T   *  Works $  Branch Office j  acKinnoni Building; r*'W::*T.tf,1^iU'*.i:^  THE   BOUNDARY   CREEK   TIMES.  GREENWOOD,     B. C  ~<j&T      %**)**       wfwr       i^/       kip?'      wp^"     "Mj*       <Jg*, .    >J$*       wjk?"      Jf*?"      <J&*      ***>���       up*       ��5W    . "'i^'"*"     ^9^     ~<J&?     ***���'"'  Shelf and Heavy Hardware  Stoves, cooking and heating  Granite and Tinware  Crockery and Glassware  Iron, Steel and Piping  Ore Cars and Wheels  Powder, Fuse and Caps  Victor Exploders  Leading and Connecting  Wire  Windows   and  Doors  Paints, Oils, etc,  The  Best  Shop  in  the  district   for   Tinning,   Plumbing  and  Furnace  Work,  ^_.��###############^^....  ��4JI* ��*j*V W@W <JQ* ijgt* w!JW Wjjty Wgt* WjV *"%*>��� ��Jfk/ v^ w<J*V tdgfc' w^S* W^> w^> UJty WyV  .���:A  ' *.    ""  t^jfv  Delicious  BOS  WILLS'Famous "Navy Cut," "Traveller,"  and other lines of Tobaccos.  IMPORTED AND DOMESTIC CIGARS.  / \. E, i nAZEC,  "HamiSi Block Copper Street.  CORYELL'S MAP, Price SI.25.  To Subscribe for any of the Leading Magazines  Write for Rates to  JJS.tf  MIDWAY  B.C.  c.  eneral Blacksmith,  GREENWOOD,     B.O.  tip  All kinds of work executed  to  the  satisfaction of customers.  Boilers,  114?  Pumps,  Cars,  Electric  itt<  and  ***��� amwi  ���f^>  Stamp Mills,  Compressors,  Drills, ���  ?e g ratings  Gongs, &c, .  fffff!  STOOK     ON     HLANO     /VT     ROSSLAND.  ��     e  9       ���     ' O  o      o     fij  F".   /*?.   MENDENHALL,   Agent,   Spokane  and   Rossland.  ram*: rsvean wMKarmw-w^-rera^  M��!M��=����t-^i��i.p^t��^.MJ..^1,wnTTr7rewnriii,pl<,l in mm  First-c^ass Accommodation.   Good Stabbing.    Stopping Pi,ace for Stages.  McAULEY & KEIGHTLEY, Proprietors, ���fl: r  :/���  r9  y  *���  i    !  I.':   !  I.;, f  A Weekly Paper published in the interests ot the Boundary Creek Mining District.  $F.\  t��.****lJJ^II.*TT.--T��7;:-'-aM^^  e.  Vol, IV.  GREENWOOD, B.C., SATURDAY,   AUGUST 20, 1898,  102  3 No, 24  nuumH.w-vm i  One of  the Big Greenwood Camp  Properties  Under Bond to an English Syndicate,  A Steam Plant to be Purchased Immediately for  the Further Development of Property,  The probability of securing transportation facilities in  the near future is an incentive to mine owners to more vigorously prosecute the work of developing their properties.  In all parts of the district a renewed activity is noticeable.  Steam plants are being* installed and additional men employed. A railway is not the only encouragement. As  development work proceeds, the ore bodies become more  regular and pronounced, values increase and all indications  justify the expenditure of larger sums of money in the purchase of machinery and other requirements necessary in  the development of large properties. Among the mines  which have turned out encouragingly must be''classed the  Snowshoe.  The Snowshoe is situated in Greenwood camp about six  miles from the city of Greenwood.    It is  one of  the half-a-dozen big properties that have made Greenwood the banner  camp of Boundary Creek district.    The Snowshoe  is   a full  claim, 1500 by 1500 feet.    It is crown granted...   It  was  formerly owned by Messrs. Thos.   McDonnell, R. Denzler and  W. W. Gibbs.    Mayor Wood of Greenwood about a year ago  acquired Mr. Gibbs' interest in  the property.    The  Snow-  shoe proved attractive   to mining   men ',; since   it was first  located.    It  was. examined  by  experts   and  many   efforts  were made to purchase or bond the property.    At last   Patrick Clark the well known mining man secured a bond and  he did considerable development work.    Mr.   Clark  became  heavily interested in the Republic   mine   and  for  financial  reasons he was reluctantly compelled to give  up  the  bond  on the Snowshoe.    No sooner was this done than the Kootenay Development Company rebonded the property for  $65-  000.    The Kootenay Development Company is an   aggregation of Bnglish capitalists.    Mr. G. D. MacKay is the resident manager and agent and Mr. Reinz W. Macfarlane consulting engineer for the company.    The Kootenay Development Company has already  paid $6,500 on   account  of the  bond.  When the Kootenay Development Company began work  in January of this year, a 70-foot shaft had been sunk on  the Snowshoe ; also a 17-foot shaft and considerable drifting and crosscutting.  The Kootenay Development Company sank an incline  shaft 170 feet. At the 70-foot level a cross cut was made  for a distance of 38 feet in ore, and at 120 feet 175 feet of  drifts and crosscuts were run, Two ore veins were encountered about 100 feet apart. One vein is 40 feet wide while  No. 2 vein has been cross cut from the foot wall but the  hanging wall has not yet been reached. The ore is copper  pyrites in a mixed gangue of calcite with some specularite  and iron pyrites. From the old 17-foot shaft values $10 to  $50 in gold and 3 to 16 per cent, copper have been secured.  The ore is self fluxing. Mr. Geo. A. Guess, M. A., who has  been in charge of the development work on the property  during Mr. Macfarlane's absence  has made several   analy-  An   average   sample  gives  the   following  14.6  per cent.  4.5 per cent.  23.2 per cent.  17.4 per cent.  4. per cent.  $10 to $15.  assay  furnace  secured a good  ses of the  ore.  returns :  Sulphur  ... .. . .. . ... .. ...... . .... . . ...... . .. .  5--S 111 c* "^ .        "  Copper  ........ ..........;.. . ............ ...  Gold    .............:......;................  ��� The ore can be smelted and matted in  without any additional fluxes. Mr. Guess  button of matte from ore treated in his assay furnace.  The value and importance of this quality of ore cannot  be over estimated. The profits arising from mines giving  higher values are often lessened because the ores are too  silicious and contain little or no lime, making, it necessary  to mix with other ores or barren fluxes to secure a proper  proportion of flux, thus adding to the cost of treatment.  Snowshoe ore can be smelted for a mimimum price, thus  giving to the operators of the mines the highest per centage  of profit.  Since the work began in January last 16 men were employed on the property. OnMonday last the work was discontinued not because the Kootenay Development Company  was not satisfied with the property but because it was found  necessary to secure a steam plant to properly carry on the  development work. The old horse whim which did service  when the shaft was a few feet deep is a slow process at a  depth of 170 feet. The company intend purchasing a steam  plant immediately. The plant will include a powerful  boiler and engine and a hoist and pump. It will be taken  to the property as soon as possible when work will be  resumed with increased vigor. A raise is to be made from  drift on the No. 2. ore body at the 120-foot level. This upraise when it reaches the surface will be turned into a  double compartment working shaft 6x8 feet in the clear.  This shaft will be sunk to the 300-foot level and cross cutting and drifting carried, out at different levels.  The buildings at the Snowshoe include a boarding-  house and bunk house, a foreman's residence and a shaft  house. These will be added to when the machinery is procured. The branch railway from the Summit to the Greenwood and Wellington camp mines will pass through the  Snowshoe. Mr. Rice the C. P. R. engineer has already run  the lines from the Summit, securing an easy grade for this  portion of the railway. This branch line will give the  required transportation facilities.  The outlook for the Snowshoe is most encouraging. The  mine itself has proved .anything but disappointing to those  who believe it was only necessary to develop the property  to uncover large ore bodies of good value. The Snowshoe  is in charge of a company with sufficient capital to thoroughly develop the same and place it on a shipping basis  and the ore if not treated on the ground will be eagerly  sought after by custom smelters.  tif  ttf-  tif  A rather serious bush fire occurred on the Brooklyn this  week. The fire threatened to wipe out all the buildings in  the vicinity of the mine. The men from the Stemwinder  and Brooklyn and the Ironsides were called out and after a  hard battle succeeded in checking- the progress of the fire.  Another fire started above the residence of Mr. C. 2Et. Shaw  and worked towards Mr. Holbrook's residence. It exhausted itself before much damage was done. Unless greater  care is taken regarding bush fires during the exceedingly  dry weather serious losses are likely to be the result.  w*?  t,p  *5*il>  ]\tr. J. C. Haas has several men at work on the  Golconda  group in Smith's camp. THE   BOUNDARY   CREEK   TIMES.  !"/-.  '��  BANK   OF   MONTREAL.  The Bank of Montreal will open a  branch in Greenwood in a few weeks.  After carefully sizing* up the different  towns of the district, its officers decided  that Greenwood is the financial, commercial and mining* centre, and the  branch for southern Yale will be located here.  It was a  formidable  array  of  bank  officials   who  visited  Greenwood  this  week.      Mr.   Campbell   Sweeney,  the  ' general manager for the province, Mr.  J. S. G.  Fraser,   the  manag*er  of the  Rossland branch, and Mr. G.  A.   Henderson, nianag*er of the Vernon branch,  met in   Greenwood  and  discussed  the  situation   from   a  Bank  of, Montreal  standpoint.      Messrs.     Sw;eeney    and  Fraser   came   in   by   way   of   Grand  Forks.      They  were  accompanied by  Messrs.     Hector,   McRae    and    Ross  Thompson. Bank managers are usually  corpulent g*entlemen, living*  witnesses  of the  efficacy  of good  fare.    One of  the bug*g*ies could not stand too  much  bank avoirdupois and collapsed at the  Winnipeg  mine.      The   mishap  could  not have happened at  a  better  place,  for the bank officials  were  hospitably  entertained for the iiig*ht  by  Mr.   and  Mrs. Honey and Mr.   Mcintosh   at  the  mine.    The buggy  was  repaired   and  the travellers  reached  Greenwood  on  Sunday without further  mishap.    Mr.  Henderson came in on- Sunday's  Penticton stage from Vernon.  Mr. Sweeney is not communicative  as far as bank business is concerned.  He freely expressed his satisfaction,  however, at the substantial and prosperous appearance of Greenwood. As  an earnest of his faith in the future of  the city he personally invested in three  lots, purchased on Monday from the  townsite company. The lots are 5, 6  and 7, block 23', and face Government  street about three blocks above the  court-house. Mr. Sweeney stated that  Greenwood was in his opinion the mining centre of the district and the Bank  of Montreal wanted the mining* business. After carefull}'- enquiring* into  the amount of business transacted  here, the officers telegraphed i\Jr. F. S.  Barnard to change the plans for his  Copper street block about to be erected,  so that the ground floor could be used  for bank purposes. This will probably  be done. The building* is centrally  located," being only a short distance  from the corner of Greenwood and  Copper streets, at present the leading  business corner of the city.  In all probability the decision; in  favor of Greenwood was in a measure  due to the fact that a larg*e   amount of  Greenwood    business    is     transacted  throug-h the Bank of Montreal at Vernon.    This business   has  been  of  the  most satisfactory nature to  the   bank,  as Greenwood  business  men   have established   a   reputation    for   meeting  their   payments  promptly   and   doing  business in  a business  way.    Messrs.  Fraser and Ross Thompson left Greenwood for Republic  on   Monday  morning*, while Messrs. Sweeney  and   Henderson left on  Monday  afternoon  for  Vernon.    Mr. Sweene}r has  been making* a tour throug*h the mining* districts  and   will  return   to  Vancouver    from  Vernon.  Jg?  m  m  m  m  it  Kg  as  We are clearing out some Job Lines  in  v  ^  ^  m  m  m ���  ���SKS  m  ?\Y&  25c,  and  50c.  35c.  35c.  and  can  give  you  some good  bar^  gains s  J\.  xiac   ior. .......... . .  A White Shirt for /.".... . .  A Boy's Colored Shirt for  Men's Coats ............  Men's Suits complete  ....  An odd lot of Pants . .,...'. .  Odd lot of Underclothing, from  Odd lot of Children's, Women's \  m  m  w  m  S3fcc  safe  M  m  m  C<^  $1, so;  and Men's Boots and Shoes. .. . j  $1.50 to $3.50  upwards  .50 suit  Below  *  Cost  m  m  m  It  m  @0*  a��'  *SWW  as  In addition to these we carry a full line of  a;'-   :,x   '.GROCERIES     -A  .;\x  of every description and of the best quality/  The White Front Store, Government street, next door to  the Drug*  Store, Greenwood.  m  m  m  II  22*5  ���S2te  cm  5t^  Louis Blue.  A. Fisher.  MILLS     AND     YARDS     AT  Greenwood City    %    Anaconda, B,G  ��� Manufacturers of Rough and Dressed  ���KiggmomEB  VJ~.  Shingles* Lath* Mouldings* Sash and Doors���  iV4    iV4    ^  t'p     tip     t'p  ALL,KINDS OF FACTORY WORK MADE TO ORDER  Lumber delivered to any place in the City or lo  Mining Camps  *am&Jk.iU+-i ^HJW^tfw����aftJiassng ^a&tauuEsaumaaaBUMaxauaa  ii*ju9MwmiuwmaiXM3BE  If )^ou do, Never Forget that we have placed in  stock with our other lines of Household Furnishings-  some  FIRST-CLASS MACHINES.     We buy  them direct from the manufacturers and are prepared  to sell at prices to suit the times.  We call your special attention to our new   ,  Which  can  be  seen  at our  Store^  COPPKR STREET, GREENWOOD CITY, B.C. ���/*���  :���>, vx  ,*.-U  THE   BOUNDARY   CREEK    TIMES/  r&  CONTRACT VS. DAY   LABOR.  The city cannot afford to   allow contracts   to   experiment   on   the streets ;  neither   can   the  city afford  to  allow  aldermen    to     experiment   with   city  funds.    Heretofore    the    city   council  were practically playing* at  municipal  government and municipal administration ; there was very little for  them to  -do  and  they  did that little well;   now  the members of the  council  are about  to take charge of the  expenditure of a  large sum of money when   the  size  of  -the town is considered.    The expenditure of that sum should   not depend upon the  prices  quoted   in   the   tenders  from    contractors.    The    expenditure  .should be governed by business principles and the business .judgment  of the  council.    There are two ways of carrying out  civic   improvements���a    right  way and a wrong way.    The wrong way  is to give a   contractor  a license to do  ..scamp   work,   to   act as   immigration  agent for cheap  dago   labor;   to  milk  the city <in the shape of extras ; to keep  the city in a legal quagmire for  years  .   to come and to delay the completion of  much needed works until his impudent  .demands are satisfied by the city.    The  right   way   is   to engage a   competent  man who assumes all the responsibility  for the work,   pays  fair  wages,  gives  f he hard working ratepayers a chance,  sees that the work is  done thoroughly,  -employs men who  make  their  homes  in the city and spend the money earned  in the city, who secures for the city an  lion est day's work for   an honest day's  pay.  A few years ago the city of Victoria  decided to improve its water spstem by  the construction of filter beds and other  needed improvements. Tenders were  called for. John Haggerty tendered  for $68,000 and Wakely King & Casey  for $73,000. The council awarded the  contract to Wakel}*-, King & Casey, because they were considered safe, reliable, honest men. The specifications  were prepared by one of the best engineers in the province; the contract  was drawn up by one of the brightest  lawyers in the province; the contractors  put up the usual deposit ; they were  -only paid a certain percentage of the  contract price on all work done. Every  -one congratulated every one else on  the fact that for once they had contractors who would do right and were  -lied down to do right.  Walkely, King,& Casey went to work.  They scoured the Sound cities for  cheap labor. They employed men drivers for foremen ; they forced every one  to board at their boarding-house where  cheap fare was provided , strikes were  frequent, lawsuits followed. It is now  nearly three years since the contract  -was to have been completed-; it is not  completed yet and the filter beds have  cost Victoria over $100,000 in work and  lawsuits and all the other incidentals  ,of the contract system. Walkely, King  & Casey were responsible bona fide  contractors ; they followed the usual  practice adopted by contractors on  city work.  The city  of  Victoria  spent  several  -thousand dollars in the construction of  surface drains. The work was done  by day labor. A good foreman was  employed, fair wages were paid. The  work was completed within the time  specified and at a less cost than the  engineer's estimate. There were no  strikes nor lawsuits.  The Greenwood city council must  have sufficient courage to do the city  work in the right way or fall back on  the more convenient method of shifting the responsibility upon contractors  who will probably do justice neither to  the city nor to the employes.  Messrs. Gill and Miller of the Inland  Revenue department paid Greenwood  an official visit this week. Mr. Gill is  inspector for the province and Mr.  Miller is inspector at Vancouver. Mr.  Finlay inspector of weights and meas;  ures accompanied them.  Best   value  for  your  money  in.  all  lines at L,AW & Co.'s.  MINERAL    ACT,    1896.  Certificate   of   Improvements.  NOTICE.  FOURTH OF JULY mineral claim, asituate  in the Kettle River mining* division of Yale  district.    Where located : Greenwood   camp.  TAKE notice that I, Isaac H. Hallett, as  agent for Jay P. Graves, freeminer's certi  ficate No. 95494, intend, sixt3r days f roni 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 4th day of June, 1898. 92  CERTIFICATE OF THE REGISTRATION  ���   .-:  ������   ���OF AN��� '.  Extra - Provincial Company.  "Companies' Act, 1897."  "City of Paris Gold Mining Company, Limited."  Registered the 11th Day of July, 1898.  T HEREBY CERTIFY that I have this day  JL registered the ���"City of Paris Gold Mining-  Company, Limited," as an Extra-Provincial  Company under the; "Companies Act, 1897," to  carry out or effect all or a^' of the objects  hereinafter set forthfto which the legislative  authority of the Legislature of British Columbia extends. ���'���',,  The head office of the Company is situate in  the City of Spokane, State of Washing-ton.  The amount of the capital of  the Company' is ���  one million two hundred  thousand dollars, divided into one million  two  hundred  thousand  shares of one dollar each.  The head office of the company in this Province is situated.at City of Paris Mine, White's  Camp, B. C, and Henry White, miner (not empowered to issue or transfer stock), whose address is at City of Paris Mine aforesaid, is the  attorney for the Company.  The time of the existence of the Company is  fifty years.  The objects for which the company has been  established are:���  To work, operate, bu3', sell, lease, locate,  acquire, procure, hold, deal in mines, metals  and mineral claims of ever}' kind and description, within the United States of America and  the Province of British Columbia; to carr3T on  and conduct a g*eneral mining-, smelting*, milling- and reduction business; to purchase, acquire, hold, erect and operate electric and  power plants for the purpose of mining* and  treating* ores, and for the purpose of furnishing-  lig-ht and creating- power for all purposes; to  bond, buy, lease, locate and hold ditches,  flumes aud water-rig-hts; to construct, lease,  bu3T, sell, build or operate railroads, ferries,  tramways or other meaus of transportation for  transporting* ores, mining- and other material;  to own, bu3v build, sell, lease, locate timber  and timber claims, and filial^ to do eye tithing-  consistent and requisite for the carding* out  of the objects and purposes aforesaid, in their  fullest and broadest sense in the territoi*3T  aforesaid.  Given under htj^ hand and seal of office at  Victoria, Province of British Columbia,, this  eleventh daj' of JuVy, one thousand eig-ht  hundred and ninetv.eig'ht.  [l. s.] ';"   s. y: wootton,  99-4       Registrar of Joint Stock Companies.  RAILWAY  I  RED MOUNTAIN  The  only  All  Rail  Route,   without  Change of Cars, between  NELSON  Also between Rossland and Nelson.  DAILY, EXCEPT SUNDAY.  Going* North  12.49 p.m.  Going South  10.51 a.m.  Train leaving- Bossburg- at 10:51 a. m. makes  clofe connections at Spokane with trains for all  PACIFIC   COAST   POINTS.  4&  tn-  tlf  tlf  Close connections at Nelson   with   Steamers  for Kaslo and all Kootena3r Lake points.  Passeng-ers for Kettle  River  .and Boundary  Creek connect at Bossburg* with dail3* stag*e.  APPLICATION   FOR   LIQUOR   LICENSE.  NOTICE is hereby given, that the under-  sig-ned intends to appl>r to the License  Commissioners of the Cit3* of Greenwood, at  their next sitting-, for a license to sell liquor by  retail on the premises known as the Greenwood  Hotel, on lots 20 and 21, block B. in the City of  Greenwood, B.C. D. M.  BONGARD.  Dated this 6th day of Aug*ust, 1898. 101-4 THE   BOUNDARY   CREEK   TIMES,  i0-  I!  SEMLIN VS.   PREMIER.  Chas. A. Semlin is now premier of  the province. Mr. Beaven late last  week notified the Ivieutenant-g-overnor  that he was unable to form a cabinet.  The L/ieutenatit-g*overnor at once summoned Mr. Semlin and entrusted him  with the work of forming* a cabinet.  Mr. Semlin offered the Attorney-g*en-  eralship to Joe Martin. Mr. Martin at  first refused but afterwards consented.  Mr. F. C. Cotton accepted the position  of Minister of Finance. Mr. Semlin  takes the position of Chief Commissioner of LVands and Works. The three  ministers were sworn in on Monday  afternoon and immediately took charge  of their department. -  The other ministers have not been  appointed. It is reported that Robert,  Green, of Kaslo, is to be Minister  of Mines and an Island man Provincial Secretary.  THE B. C. MINE,  The B. C. mine was closed down this  week. Work will be resumed in a few  months. The management decided to  close down as they now have over 2000  tons of hig-h.grade ore on the dump  and a large quantity of ore in sight in  the mine. Before work will be resumed a more powerful plant will be purchased and then the work will be continued until shipping facilities are secured.  The B. C. is the best developed mine  in the district: When Messrs. Harrison  and Barchard began developing the  property in January, the only work  done was a 50-foot shaft and some  drifts and crosscuts. Now there is a  170 foot shaft and considerable cross-  cutting.  Mr. Harrison some time ago secured  an extension of time on account of the  final payment of $27,000. It is reported that he does not intend to avail himself of the extension but will pay the  $27,000 to Messrs. Keotigh & Sons today.  The property was bonded for $60,000.  It is stated that recently several flattering offers have been made for the  B. C. as high as half a million being  reported.  The friends of prohibition are organizing for the campaign in connection  with the approaching plebiscite. The  prohibitionists claim they will carry  every province in the Dominion excepting Quebec and British Columbia.  The annual meeting of the Press  Association of Washington and Oregon  will be held in Spokane on Aug-ust 25th  26th and 27th. All the newspaper men  of Idaho, Montana and British Columbia have been invited to attend.  The works of the Jenckes Machine  Co. of Sherbrooke, Que., have been  destroyed b3r fir-?. The loss is about  $300,000, nearly carried by insurance.  The company did a large business in  B. C.    They will likely rebuild.  The only line of Boots and  Shoes in  town at L,aw & Co.'S.  For your boots and shoes, clothing,  furnishings, hats and caps, groceries  and provisions, go to I^aw &. Co.'S.  Established 1862.  ->q|J^y^"��VCVX��v  Manufacturers of Furni^  turef Upholstery, etc, :X  Importers of Crocker, Glassware, Carpets,  Wall Paper, L/inoleums, etc. Residences aud  Hotels furnished throughout. All orders, no  matter how larg-e, promptly filled,  as  we have  the '  LARGEST STOCK IN THE PROVINCE.  *VS     *V4.    *�������  tif      ���sw      tie  Write us for Catalogue and Price List.  *V*    *V4    iV-*-  tip tji?        tip  VICTORIA,   B.C.  TRADEMARK'  Red Star.  R  VERNON,   B. C.  HUNGARIAN  THREE STAR  STRONG BAKERS*  SUPERFINE  All made by the celebrated Hungarian Plansifter system. Try some,  made by the only Plansifter Mill in  the Province.  Whole Wheat Hour a specialty  <��� Bran, Shorts, Chop, etc.  HUGH CAMERON, Proprietor.  Best Brands of Wines, Liquors and Cigars.  Good   Stabling.  ^   S   f>  GREENWOOD  /   /*   t*  Workshop one door north  of Furniture Store,  Copper Street.  Estimates given on  Tin and Iron Roofing,  Hot Air Furnaces,  Plumbing,  And all kinds of Job Work  free of charge. :    :    :    :    :  Special Attention given to the new Acetylene  Gas Light.  Call and see us before placing- your Orders.  To a Business  ���   e   ��� lY1311 ���   o   ���  A Typewriter is a Necessity.  It pa3rs to >bu3r the Best.  6 i  99  The   EMPIRE  Has many points of superiority  And is fully GUARANTEED.  THE    PRICE    IS    $60    CASH.  '*�������   iV*-   iV**  ��� ?lF      '"'A*'      -sji?  For circulars and testimonials address     '  THOMSON  STATIONERY  CO,  Agents for British Columbia,  VANCOUVER  AND   NELSON,   B.C.  _   LsSli.  tiP  The EMPIRE is manufactured by  THE WILLIAMS MANCF'G CO., Ltd.,  MONTREAI,,   P. O.  Manufacturers of the celebrated  New Williams Sewing- Machine.  Ag-ents Wanted. *  Financial and Insurance Agent  VERNON,    B.C.  AGENT  FOR  The Sun Iyife Assurance Co., of Canada.  The Ro3'al Insurance Co.  The Scottish Union & National Ins. Co.  The L/ondon & Lancashire Fire Ins. Co.  The Insurance Company of North America.  The Iyondon & Canadian Fire Ins. Co.  Dominion Building* **& Eoan Association.  APPRAISER  FOR  The Canada Permanent L/oan & Savings Co.  SQUARE   HOUSE.  a:  o  (0  Greenwood City, B.C.  Geo. E. Seymour & Co., Props.  t'P  First-class  Accommodation.  Stages from all parts pass the  door.  CO  o  c  o  m  03  SQUARE    TREATMENT.  FRUIT -f PRESERVING <�� COMPANY,  I,  Victoria,    B, G,  ���MANUFACTURERS   OF���  Candies,  Mincemeat,   Orang*e,   Citron  and L/emon Peels.    Preserves and  Marmalades.    Pickles and  Vineg*ar.  -o-  We claim without exception to make the  Purest and  Best-Selling  Goods  in  Canada. :e-^.::-i>  -,'f:��  THE   BOUNDARY   CREEK    TIMES.  GREENWOOD   AND   DISTRICT.  :��  A new bakery has been started.next  to H. B. Munroe's.  Chas. Gire came oyer from Grand  Forks on Thursday last.  The water was pumped out of the  Golden Crown mine this week.  Sidney M. Johnson, C. T��., is surveying the Greenwood Millsite   into   town  ��� "lots.  The telephone office in Greenwood  is to be in Smith & McRae's bookstore,  Copper street.  Miller Bros.' pharmacy is how oi>en.  They have secured a large stock of  druggist's supplies.  Ivouis Blue of the Boundary Creek  Milling & L,umber Co., is paying the  city a business visit.  F. R. and W. H. Mackin of Rossland  and D. W. Mc Vicar of Nelson are ex-  aming properties in the district.  It is rumored that a larg*e brewery  will be erected on the Eilkhorn mineral  claim, just outside the city limits.'  ' Mrs. Keffer left for the east on Friday having received a telegram stating that her father was seriously ill.  School opened on Monday, with Miss  Escotte Wickham, B. A. in charge.  The average attendance is over 40  pupils.  John Keough came up from Colville  on Thursday last. He was accompanied by his family who will spend a  short time in the district.  The International hotel has been  sold by %. B. Simmons to I^ouis Boss-  hart. Mr. Moody has leased the International dining* room from Mr. Boss-  eart.  J. W. Stout a timber contractor was  in the city this week. Mr. Stout stated that he had the timber contract for  the railway from Cascade City westward.  Mr. Hamilton, the C. P. R. L,and  Commissioner, is expected in Greenwood shortly. Upon his arrival the  rig-ht of way through the city and term-  inal'facilities will be definitely settled.  Judging from the press the feeling  throug-hout the east is in favor of the  Corbin charter. Newspapers which  opposed the charter last session now  state that i1 will be granted next session.  Mr. and Mrs. Fotheringhame arrived  from Vancouver by Wednesday's  stage. Mr. Fotheringhame has been  engaged in mining enterprises in Africa, New Zealand and Klondyke. He  intends leaving* for lOast Kootenay in  a few days.  Mr. J. C. Tunstall, Mining Recorder  at Vernon, has been asked by Mr.  Keary, Commissioner for the New  Westminster Exhibiton to get up an  exhibit of minerals from Sicamous to  Boundary Greek. Mr. A. H. L,awder  will furnish the necessary sacks and  tags. ���.  Li. H. Hodge, the superintendent of  the Nelson & Vernon Telephone Company was a visitor to Greenwood on  Thursday. Mr. Hodge stated that  good progress was being made with the  line but as everything in connection  therewith was to be of the best no hurried work was allowed. He expected  to have the line in running order  shortly after September 1st. Mr.  Hodge claims that the schedule of fees  have   not been arranged   yet.    He   be  lieves it will be sufficiently low   to  remove every cause for complaint.  ;   B. A. Bielenberg left  yesterday on a  three week's trip to Victoria and .other.  Coast cities.  ,.'���;  The Centre Star   mine   at  Rossland  has been sold to the Gooderman-Black-  i stock   syndicate   for   $2,000,000   cash.  This   is the highest   cash   deal of the  Kootenay district.  The Oro Dinero property in Summit  camp is turning* out well. Several  men are at work for Ross Thompson  and associates who have the property  bonded from W. A. Corbett. A large  body of high grade ore was struck this  week.  School children are compelled to sit  three in a seat. The legislature voted  $1?500 for a school building in Greenwood, the Townsite company donated  the site but still no effort has been  made to erect a suitable school building in Greenwood.  Mr. H. T. W tigress has almost completed the 'work of securing the right  of Way for the C. P. R. from Cascade  City to Midway. He met with but little difficulty. It is quite possible that  there will be only one, case for arbitration over the whole route.  : W. A. Fuller of Spokane, one of the  directors of the Brandon' & Golden  Crown Co., is in the city. Mr. '.Fuller  has spent the most of the summer in  Republic. He reports the town quiet  but that the mines in that district are  turning-out remarkably well.  Engineer Rice we'nt to White's camp  on Thursday in order to locate the  branch line from Greenwood camp.  Mr. Rice has completed thelocation of  nearly all the branch lines to the different camps. Mayor Wood and Aid.  Galloway went to White's Camp with  him. .���'���'.- '���' :. .'"���.'" ���  Railway   Accident   at   Union,  Victoria, B.C, Aug. 17.���News was  received here today of an accident on  the Union Colliery railway line, resulting in the death of at least six persons.  The wires to Union City are down and  full details have not been received. As  far as can be learned the regular work  train, with a passenger coach attached  plung-ed through the trestle which  spans the Trent river about midway  between Union Cit3r and Union wharf.  It was about 125 feet high and 500 feet  long. ���.  ,'  The Victoria Colonist and Vancouver  World are frantic at the change in  political affairs. It is hard to lose  government pap.  ���W.   M.   Law  &   Co.,   general   merchants, respectfully solicit your patron  age.  tatujtasx'jrz  jaaaasFsazxssvsssL  nu^xxsu. wssi  i ���.*;igT**ci w.unimFE  50   YEARS'  EXPERIENCE  V v �����  Trade IVIarks  Designs  Copyrights &c.  Anyone sending a sketch and description may  quickly ascertain our opinion free whether an  invention is prob ably patentable. Communications strictly confidential. Handbook on Patents  sent free. Oldest agency for securing patents.  Patents taken through Munn & Co. receive  special notice, without charge, in the  A handsomely illustrated weekly. Largest circulation of any scientific journal. Terms, $3 a  year; four months, $1.  Sold by all newsdealers  Q 361 Broadway, pjg  Branch Office, 625 F St., "Washington, D. C."  Boundary Valley   Lodge,  No. 38, I.O.Q.F.  EETS every  Tuesday  j.    Evening   at   8.00   in  their lodge room at Greenwood, B.C.   A cordial  invitation is extended to all sojourning brethren. M. J. Phelan, KG.  G. R. Naden, Rec. Sec.  Court Boundary,_No. 3576, i.O.F.  THE ABOVE COURT meets at Greenwood  on the last Thm\sda3' evening of evei^  month. Visiting Members are cordialty welcomed. ���'���,',.������  GEORGE F. MILLER,  G. A. Guess, Recording Secretarj';  Chief Ranger. ' 45  GREENWOOD HOSPITAL.  AFTER AUGUST" 1st, 1S98, the Greenwood  Hospital will be closed. Subscribers  having yearly tickets will have their money refunded after that date.  R.   W.  JAKES,  M.D.,,CM  ration of the City of  Greenwood  rT*,*vENDERS will  be received by the Corpor-  -L      atiou of the City of Greenwood, until  the  1st   of   September,   189S,   for   the   Grading  of  Streets and the Removal of about 25,000 \-ards  of earth.  Plans and specifications ma}- be seen  at the  City Clerk's office on  and  after  the 20th inst.  Tenders for the whole or an3-  portion  of said  grading must be accompanied b3r  a deposit of  10 per cent, of the amount.  G. B. TAYLOR,  August 17th, 1898. ^City Clerk.  FOR a Masonry Wall -wanted, SO by 24 ft.  and 8 ft. high, with some excavation  work. Plans and specification at my office,  Greenwood City. Bids to close bv 1st September^ 1898. C-W. H". SANSOM.  FOR  SALE  ONE   Reynolds  Horse Whim,  with 200 feet  ,, - Wire Rope ; a Water and an Ore Bucket,  in good order.  Write or call on GUESS   BROS,  102 Agents. Greenwood.  NOTICE  NOTICE is hereby given that I have this  day leased the Brooklyn hotel, Greenwood Camp, and that I am no longer responsible for any debt contracted on behalf of the  premises known as the Brooklyn Hotel.  FRED. GRAAF.  August 1st, 1898. 101-4  MUNICIPAL TAXES.  NOTICE is herehv given that on and after  'J.uly 2nd the City Collector will be in the  office of W. B. Paton, Government street, from  10 a.m. to noon, and from 1 p. m. to 4 p. m.  daily (except Suuda\r), for the purpose of receiving municipal taxes for the current 3-ear. 95  NOTICE.  NOTICE is hereb3r given that, sixt3r da%rs  after date, I intend to apply to the Chief  Commissioner of Lands and Works for permission to purchase the following described tract  of land, situated in the Oso\-oos division of  Yale district : Commencing at a stake planted  in the Eholt Pass, about two thoosand feet west  of the summit and about half a mile south of  Eholt creek, thence north one mile, thence'east  one mile, thence south one mile, thence west  one mile to the place of beginning, containing  640 acres. H. T. .WILGRESS.  Greenwood, B. C. June 21, 1898. _94-S_  MINERAL    ACT,    1896.  Certificate   of   Improvements.  NOTICE.  VICTORIA    Mineral   Claim,    situate    in    the  Kettle River mining division of Yale district.  Where located : In Greenwood camp.  TAKE NOTICE that I, John F. Hemenway,  as agent for John Stevens, free miner's  certificate ' No. 259 A, intend, sixty days  from the date hereof, to appU- to the Mining Recorder for a certificate of improvements,  for the purpose of obtaining a Crown grant  of the above claini.  And further take notice that action, under  section 37, must be commenced before the issuance of such certificate of improvements.  Dated this 16th dav of July, 1898. 9S  "-���irri-y*Hi-n*niiTTf  ���MBtwi-waHrflMimtMi^fl--**-^^ i. ���iA^**un,.':ujri!.itr*ip*&2Ui&ztoi2.r-i   I  THE   BOUNDARY   CREEK   TIMES.  K:4  '#':  (  'b,'   I  [Si.   i  ���BIS.  <������ ! i  I!  F i i -  vr*amBima37V3w&ei^xaxrJ3msansscEKses��ssxx���BB^i  CQSSS  Books  Everybody!  Ledg*ers, Journals, Cash Books,  Minute Books, Letter Copying-  Books, Memos, School Books,  Pocket Books, Bill Books, etc.  We will Shortly receive a large assortment of the latest and best Novels. We  can furnish 3'ou with an3' Book, Paper  or Magrazine published.  Latest Amendment to Mining* Laws.  At SMITH &  McRAE'S  Books, Stationery, Wall Paper,  Fancy Goods and  Notions,  GREENWOOD    :    : ' B." Ci  ^���. r*fiMW#!rirwr9n~!  Qt&mtttarp &m&&imtg  , PUBLISHED  BY  The Boundary Creek Printing & Publishing  0 Company, Limited.  Duncan Ross��� ...Editor.  W. J. Harbek...... :..Mauag-er.  Advertising-Rates are One Dollar per inch  per month. Leg-al notices, 10c. and 5c. per line.  No "quack" or remed3' ads. inserted at aru-  price. Subscriptions are due in advance ; other  accounts pa3rable monthly.  Address all communications to  " ; The Times,  Greenwood, B.C.  Subscription, S2.00 per Year, in Advance.  SATURDAY,  AUGUST 20, 1898.  B>-B-����*-&*40>~<*<Q*-B-*B**-*B>-a~4a9*-0-<B*-B'*G9*&-*9i��a-46*-0-��e>-e<imr  y o ��  5 A blue pencil mark in this space indi- ���  $ cates that 3-our Subscription is due....! I  A.p-9-.9^e-<B>-9-<9*'9-^B>9'ie*'9-40��S��'9-<9��-0<B>-9<9l>-9<B>-9-*��>-9<e9  .   GREENWOOD AMD  DISTRICT.  J. E3rfe of Rossland is visiting* Greenwood.  J. E. Boss has returned from Rossland.  J. W. Grier left for Rossland on Sunday last.  The shaft on the Stem winder is now  in rich Copper ore.  C. Pringle, a Rossland mining man  is visiting the district.  A. W. McQueen of Grand Forks paid  Greenwood a business visit  this week.  O. B. Nelson of Nelson and Republic  was among the visitors   to   Greenwood  this week.  Hon. Geo. E. Foster one of the owners of the Golconda group is visiting  Rossland.  W. G. McMynn has purchased all of  ��� W. W. Gibbs' British Columbia mining* interests.  J. Morrison has struck a good body  of rich looking ore on the Morrison in  Deadwood camp.  Mr. G. H. Collins is making preparation for .beginning work on the Golden  Crown early next week.  Mr. J. W. Nelson has placed a billiard and a pool table in the new addition to the Pioneer hotel.  Messrs. H. R. Elliott and Hugh W.  Wood purchased several Greenwood  lots during the week. Mr. Elliott purchased 15 lots from the Townsite Company and two lots from P. C. McGregor of  Victoria.    Mr.   Wood purchased  three lots from the Townsite Company,  All the property is in the valley.  Rev. Mr. King and Mrs. King of  Spokane are visiting with Mrs. King's  parents, Mr; and Mrs. Moody of Greenwood.  The fire department has erected a  shed for their apparatus on the alley  between Government and Copper  streets.  F. Archer of Calgary, arrived by  Sunday's Penticton stage. Mr. Archer  is interested in West Copper camp mining properties.  C. W. H. Sansom is calling for tendering for placing a stone foundation  underneath the Greenwood City Mercantile Co's. store.  Mr. H. A. King has opened a stationery store on Copper street next to  Miller Bro's. drug store. Mr. King  has a well assorted stock of goods.  W. B. Paton has purchased two Copper street lots from E. C. Wickwire.  The price paid was ,$2,000, The lots  are opposite T. M. Gulley's furniture  store.  G. H.   Ford   is  securing*  some  high  assays in gold and copper from his  recent location in west Kimberly camp.  The vein is nearly 5 feet wide and well  defined.  Mr. Iyouis Hind has returned from  England. He is at present visiting  Fairview and will be herein a few  days. A younger brother came out  with him.  The funeral of the late Robert W.  Roberts took place on Thursday morning. There was a large attendance of  employes from the Old Ironsides and  other mines in the vicinity. The services were conducted by Rev. Mr. Oswald.  Mr. E,. D. MacKay came in on Sunday's Penticton stage from Vancouver;  On Monday he visited the Snowshoe  which is under bond to the syndicate  which he represents. Mr. MacKay  was well pleased with the appearance  of the property.  The Times is in receipt of a communication from Mr. J. F. Hemenway  of the Old Ironsides Mining Company.  The communication includes an "ad "  from the Times headed "A Whim for  Sale." Above the clipping is written  " Kill this ; the whim has been sold,"  and below, " Moral : Advertise in the  Boundary Creek Times." The whim  was purchased by Joe Young and it  will be used on the Josie mine in Summit camp. A shaft is being sunk on  this property.  Awarded  (ighest fioiiors.-  s j-air,  Gold Medal, Midwinter Fair.  A Pure Grape Cream of Tartar Powder.  40 YEARS THE STANDARD.  H.   HALLETT,  )<XXX\BttXt ��koi\C%t$Xr  NOTARY    PUBLIC.  GREENWOOD,   B.C.  ORBES   M.   KERBY,  Assoc. Mem. Can. Soc. Civil Engineers,-  (pvot>inci<x�� &dnb ^uxHvox  AND CIVIE ENGINEER,  ��� QlotatV (puffliC ��� MIDWAY,    B.C-  JOHN  A.   CORYELL,   a.m., B.c.A.  CiPii -Sttgmeet,  Provincial Land Surveyor and Draughtsman^  Irrig-ation Projects, Eng-ineering* and Survej'  Work, with plans and Estimates in any portion  of the province, immediate^' attended to.  Maps and Plans of any portion of OS03-06S-  district and mining* camps of Kettle River Mining* Division. "  Residence   -   -   MIDWAY.  HENRY NICHOLSON,  (tlot<xx% (puBftc, (Joining (^gent  Mining Negotiations Transacted.   ,'  Office.���Camp McKinney.  N"B.���Some   valuable   Mining*    Properties   in  Camp McKinne3-aiid vicinity for disposal.  G.  A.  GUESS, M.A.  H.   A.  GUESS,  M.A.  Assayers & Chemists,  Thoroug-hl-r familiar with Boundary Creek  and Fairview mining- districts. Properties-  examined, assa3'S and aual3rses of ores, fuels,,  furnace products, etc.  Greenwood, B.C.       ��  QtiARLES AE. SHAW,  Civil    Engineer,  �����omtttion anb (protnnctaf j��cmo ��ur%t%or.  GREENWOOD,      -       B.C.  .    KEITH,  SUCCESSOR  TO   d.   P., HARLAN,  ��*ASSAYER����> ;.''  GREGNWOOD     -    -    B.C.  B iumisLnai {Lam S\ j  MERCHANT TAILOR  GREENWOOD CITY, B.C.  Perfect fit guaranteed.  1  1  c  o  ���*���***  <l>  -���-��  J-  o  ��  03  ���n  .  -3  co   03  ��   o  *- .5  CO   <sJ  'co *  % w  ��t     CO  *< .5  ��������  <SS  &s  C  >>  ��J  CO  CO  <  r-  -i-l  g.g  ���*p5J  s-  a; a*.  pi "jri  c  s-  -1 vj  ^aaaamKxfL'STnreaff.-rjTWLacyT^u-jaggg-jjrifflcafatiaq  /niDWAY,   B.C.,  ENL ESTATE 10 FINANCIAL MOT  of��.  Fire, Life and Accident Insurance. .  .l-^<-v-f>^-H*W��*..,u.J "�����-*"������    -   "   Tip"���  **"    A>  THE   BOUNDARY   CREEK   TIMES,  (gtnb  ^{MfeAfer* of 'T^tne^-' ���'^^uorjs.--dnbv-i��^t:gdr0��  COPPER   STREET  GREENWOOD,   B. C  *  The Greenwood City Mercantile Co. has been appointed age its  for the OKANAGAN FLOUR MILL .'CO.'S FLOUR. It is the best all-round  Flour on the market. Try it once and you will use no other. Their  brands are '' Hungarian, " " XXXX," 4' Strong Bakers \ " '' Economy,''  and "Superfine." The flour is made from wheat grown b}^ the shareholders in the mill, and is made by the latest improved machinery.  Okanagan  Flour  Mill  Co. 's  Flour  is  THE  BEST !  THE   NEW   GOVERNMENT.  Iviettten ant-govern or Mclnnes' peculiar action has resulted in placing*  the  opposition   party   in  office.    The government  formed  by Mr.   Semlin   will  likely   remain   in   power   for  several  years.    In all probability   Mr.   Semlin  will meet the legislature  and although  there is   a possibility   of defeat   there  an appeal to the country will give him  a large majority.    There are  also  the  election protests to be considered.    All  indications   point    to   these going   in  favor of the party led by  Mr.   Semlin.  The new government begins its career  under   the   most   encouraging  circumstances.    The province is  beginning a  new era in its history.    If  the  Semlin  administration   does its  duty,   it   can  remain in power for many years.    If it  fails  to  appreciate   the  importance of  the task   which it  has  undertaken  or  does not properly meet tne new   conditions which are arising it will soon   be  relegated to the opposition.    The  people will no longer tolerate a slipshod or  incompetent government. We feel  confident that Mr. Semlin's administration will be successful because every  section of the province will receive  just treatment   and the people  will  be  considered more than designing individuals.  The   Telephone   Line.  Good progress is being made with  the telephone line between Grand  Forks and Greenwood. Nearly all the  poles are up and the wire is strung  past the Winnipeg*. The line should  be in working order in a week.  From all reports the rates levied by  the company are almost prohibitive  excepting- for the most urgent business. The rate from Grand Forks is  one dollar per minute for the use of the  phone to Rossland.    The rates   on this  side where there is no competition are  compar��itivehr much higher than on  the other side of the line where the  competition is keen.  ���������  -^*^rs***��  (ga��*w~  ~%rfW***>  *^^s**)  Greenwood,   B.C.   ��0  tip    tip     tip  Law:& Co.'S goods simply cannot be  beaten.    Ti'3r them.  Store Fronts & Fixtures a Special t\"  3  ���m        a  a        m  Is the Best Scotch Whisky  c  -AND���  'S  The Best Canadian.  SOIvE  AGENTS :  R. P. Rithet & Co. Ltd.  VICTORIA     B.C. " w  wi��K��aKtf*M-. la-vntt-isaoai; 2in&XZr.-z: 'JissarASKr SZttS 7H-. iJ  THE   BOUNDARY   CREEK   TIMES/  AN   ANOMALY.  That   portion   of   Rossland   district  which belonged to lOast Yale  until  it  pleased the now  defeated government  and its supporters to  gerrymander the  province, is in a peculiarly   anomalous  .; position.    It is a  portion  of  the  electoral district of Rossland, while it still  has to look for crumbs from the appropriation made for the   constituency of  Kast Yale.    It is  only   natural   to   expect   that   crumbs  will   be  Boundary-  Creek's portion   and  that  the  crumbs  will  be   very  small   indeed.    The   expenditure of   money   on   roads,   trails,  streets and bridges is under the  direction of  Mr.   Leonard  Norris,  government agent, etc., etc.,   with   headquarters  at  Vernon.      Now   Mr.   Leonard  Norris is a good government agent and  an   impartial   man,   but   government  agents must yield to the  stronger and  more importunate political influences.  Hence the'main portion of the  appropriation is spent in the more populous  portions of  the  district,   while  Boundary Creek has to be satisfied with the  crumbs.  The point we wish to make clear is  this : That so long* as Boundary Creek  belongs to one electoral district and  must look to another district for a  share of appropriations, and to the officials of another district to carry out  the expenditure of that share, so long  will the result be anything but satisfactory to the residents of Boundary  Creek district. The people of this district will never secure , proper recognition in provincial politics until they  are granted a representative. If that  representation is not to be speedily secured, Boundary Creek district should  be placed under control of the member  whom its people helped to elect and  placed upon such a footing that it can  demand a fair share of the appropriations voted by the legislature.  We hope that one of the first acts of  the new government will be the passage of a fair redistribution bill. The  supporters of the Turner government  from the mainland would vote for such  a measure. Such a bill must necessarily recognize the right of Boundary  Creek district to representation. The  people, then, ought to be alive to their  own interests. In order to make as  strong a case as possible in favor of  this district, it is necessary that every  voter should be registered. The Times  has frequently pointed out that there  are many people, residents of the district, who are properly' qualified but  who have neglected to register. They  should do so at once.  THE   CAR5B00   MINE.  The Cariboo mine in Camp McKinney is to pass into the hands of a new  company which has been organized  under the laws of British Columbia  and which will own five claims in addition to the two which constitute the  property of the present company. The  new organization will also be capitalized for $1,250,000, instead of $800,000,  the capital stock at present.  Toronto people form the majority of  the directorate  of   the   new   company.  tor  PURE    DRUGS,      DRUGGISTS'     SUNDRIES,  PATENT   A\EDICINES,   CIGARS,    AND  FINE    CANDIES.  ^��-?><ei'i_?>iSSs^6;"*j3^��<755^ ,.  Prescriptions carefully and accurately Compounded  Cornei* Copper and Greenwood  Streets,  Greenwood, B. C.  The directors will be Robert Jaffray,  S. W. McMichael, A. Ansley, Henry  M. Pellatt and G. B. Smith, all of  Toronto, and James Monaghan and G.  B. McAuley of Spokane. The new  company will be known as the Cariboo  Consolidated Mining & Milling Company, and it is said that the head office  will be at Rossland, although accurate  information on the latter point cannot  be obtained.  James Monaghan, president of the  old company, is at the mine superintending the installation Of ten new  stamps in the mill and the addition of  a new Corliss engine to the company's  plant. Secretary McAuley is absent  in the east, where he has spent several  weeks perfecting the deal for the or-',  g-anization of the new company.  The five additional claims acquired  by the new company are the Alice,  Emma, Maple L,eaf, Saw Tooth and  Okanagan. The company organized  is a strong one. Mr. Robert Jaffray is  president of the Globe Company. He  is heavilyr interested in the Crow's"  Nest coal lands and in other . mining  properties.  .  The   Money   Is   Paid.  Since the reference to the B. C. mine  in another column was written it is  learned that Mr. A. H. Harrison paid  the final payment on account of the  bond yesterday. The payment was  for $27,000 making $60,000 paid altogether for the property. Mr. Harrison  gave a cheque on the Bank of British  Columbia for this amount. This and  another $27,000 cheque given by Mr.  Harrison are the two largest cash payments made on account of Boundary  Creek properties. The payment was  made in the office of Mr. I. H, Hallett.  The deal throughout appears to have  been satisfactory to both parties, since  there was not the slightest friction  since the bond was first given.  The latest political news from Victoria is to the effect that Dr. McKechnie  of Nanamio ha.s been appointed to the  cabinet without a portfolio. Mr. Cotton is acting Minister of Mines as well  as Finance.  ���Buy vour Teas and Coffees at Law  & Co'.'s.  '$���� ���Consider���if you can keep the wet out  ���j/ of your rifle-it*will not rusaiovfreeze. Only  "J Marl in* Repeaters  \%   have Solid Tops, shedding water like a  \j?��  .duck's bauic.   Our l'-)7-pane book (just out)  tells all about them.   Up-to-date infor-  u . matioii aliouc powders,bbiekandsnioke-  i   less; proper  sizes,  quantities,   how to  load; hundreds of bullets, lead, alloyed,  |   jacketed, soft-nosed,   mushroom, etc.;  .   trajectories, velocities,penetrations. All  ;   calibres 22 to 45; how to care for arms and  j  l.uuo other things, including many trade  i, secrets never before given to the public.  ? J''rr<t if you vill said stamps for postage to  ,,,;,.;.   7'*2 Aiajiin Firearms Co., New Haven, Ct.  rtsrvEzzszs&sxzxM  If your Watch is tired  TAKE   IT. TO  GREENWOOD  And have it fixed rig-lit.    Over 30 years' experience, and the most complete stock of  material  with which to do work correct!v.  'W  Meals at all hours.  Open Day and Night.  launches put up.  -i'p  WERNER & P1TTOCK, Proprietors,  COPPER STREET  - GREENWOOD, B. C, 5-  THE   BOUNDARY   CREEK   TIMES,  WANT   CANADIAN   MONEY.  \?  Against the recent action of the  .clearing house in establishing a 2 per  cent, discount on Canadian currency,  the Spokane merchants are making a  -vigorous protest. It is probable that  .at the next meeting of the clearing  house the action will be rescinded and  ���Canadian money will be received as  formerly.  The general opinion of the bankers  .and merchants is that the clearinghouse made a mistake in establishing  the 2 per cent, discount. It was explained at the clearing house meeting  at -which the action was taken that ex-  pressage, stamps, exchange and all  calculated in it cost about $1.60 to $2.00  per thousand dollars for Spokane  banks to handle Canadian money.  Therefore it was moved and adopted  "that a discount of 2 per cent, be made  on receipts of Canadian money, instead  of 1 per cent. The difference is material in transactions of the magnitude  of those which go through Spokane.  The 2 per cent, discount stands, and  is a great hindrance to trade. Merchants say it is keeping British Columbia money at home and preventing it  coming here for an outlet. The merchants are holding Canadian money  Ihemselves for their customers, shipping it to Rossland, and with it buying  New York exchange, thus suffering  slight loss. The banks, however, desire to prevent all loss to their customers, and will probably see that the  proper law is enacted at the next session of parliament.  As the bankers explain it, they are  not entirely to blame for the raise.  There is on the statute books of the  country an act passed February 8, 1875  which provides that all persons passing currency other than United States  national bank currency should pay a  fine of 10 per cent, on such currency  passed over a bank counter. This is a  practicallv prohibitive tax, although  never    enforced.���Spokesman-Review.  DRILLING   CONTEST.  Articles for a drilling contest have  been signed by A. D. Mcl/eod and Dennis McClune. The contest will take  place next Friday evening, August 26,  in the L,ePlant block on Copper street.  Each of the contestants strike for 15  minutes, Bert Cousins turning the  drills for McLVeod. and Al Mason for  Clune.    The   match is  for $250 a  side.  Both McL,eod and Clune have made  records in contests of this kind. Mc-  L,eod is the champion of British Columbia. He won all contests in the Kootenay district and at Dominion Hall,  Rossland, drilled against Mike Burns,  world's champion. Clune,who has been  a resident of Boundary Creek for the  past two years, with his partner Sullivan won all the contests which took  place in the district.  The hall is being fitted up for the  match. Seats are being placed in position so that all will have a good view  of the match. Seats are also reserved  for ladies. A small admission fee will  be charged to defray expenses.  Save Money by purchasing your Ticket direct  from Greenwood to points on the Coast or East.  OCEAN     TO      OCEAN  Without chang-e of Cars, via  And S00 PACIFIC LINE  Solid vestibule trains, consisting- of palace  sleeping-cars, luxurious dining* cars, eleg*aiit  day coaches, niag-nificent tourist,cars and free  colonist sleepers.  The bnl3r line running- through tourist  froni the coast  (       WINNIPEG,  -j      MINNEAPOLIS  ST.   PAUL,  TORONTO,  MONTREAL,  BOSTON,  WITHOUT    CHANGE!  1  Lowest rates to  and from  I ,Via all Atlantic  Steamship lines  Canadian Pacific Ry. Cb.'s  Royal Mail SS, Line to Japan and China  These twin-screw steamers are in every respect superior to am* ships that have yet sailed  the Pacific ocean. The route is 300 miles  shorter than via anjr other Trans-Patific line.  tip    ttp  Canadian-Australian Steamer IviNE  "  . ���TO���.  Honolulu, Fiji and Australia,  The shortest line to the Colonies. These  steamers carr3r an experienced medical man  and a stewardess on ever3r vo3rage.  For time tables, pamphlets, or any information, call on or address  S.L.SMITH, E.   J.  COYLE,  Ag-ent, Dist. Pass. Agent,  PENTICTON. VANCOUVER.  D. R. McELlYlON, Local Ag-ent, Greenwood.  NOTICE. ~  HOTICE is hereby given that an application will be made to the Parliament of  of Canada at the next session thereof for an  Act to incorporate a Compat^ to construct and  maintain a railwa3r from a point on the International Boundar3r Line at or near Cascade  City, British Columbia, thence in a western-  direction, following- the valle3-- of the Kettle  river to a point on the said Bonndar3*" Line at  or near Carson; also from another point on  the said Bounda^- Line at or near Midwa3r,  thence, norther^, ��� following* [the valle3' of  Boundar3r creek to a point about twent3r miles  north of Midwa3r; with power to construct aud  maintain branch lines, and at the said Bouud-  ai"3r Line to connect with and to operate the  whole in conjunction with the railwa3r line of  the Spokane Falls aud Northern Railwa3r  Company, with power to the compaii3- to construct, operate and maintain telegraph and  telephone lines as well for commercial purposes as the business of the railway; and for  other uecessar3r and usual powers.  Dated the 23rd dav of July, 1898,  BODWELL & DUFF,  99 u Solicitors for Applicants.  MOTICE is herebs- given that, sixt3r da3rs  after date, I intend to appl\r to the Chief  Commissioner of Lands and Works for permission to purchase the following- described  laud, situated in the O.S03-00S division of Yale  district. B. C: Commencing* at a stake twenty  chains north of the north-west corner of section  twenty-five, township fift3--three, thence 40  chains east, thence 80 chains south, thence  40 chains west, thence 80 chains north to place  of commencement, con taimutr 320 acres.  CHAS. M. SHAW.  Dated 24th day of June, 1898. 96-8  MINERAL,    ACT,    1896.  Certificate  of Improvements,  NOTICP;.  Buckhorn, Iron Top, Blue Bell and Arlington  mineral claims, situate in the Kettle River  Mining- Division of Yale District. Where  located : Deadwood camp.  TAKE Notice that I, E. A. Bielenberg*,  free miner's certificate, No. 25,867,  intend, sixt3' da\\s from the date hereof, to appty  to the Mining* Recorder for a certificate of improvements, for the purpose of obtaining- a  Crown  Grant of the above claims.  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 Aug*ust, 1898.        101-9  A/OT/CE.  NOTICE is hereb3- given that thirty days  after date, we intend to appU- to the Commissioner of Lands and Works for a special  license to cut timber on the following described  piece of laud, situate on Crauberr3' creek, a  tributary ef the West Fork of Kettle river, in  the District of Yale, B.C.: Commencing at a  stake on the west side of Crauberr3r creek, 60  chains from the mouth of said creek, thence  west 120 chains, thence south .20 chains, thence  west 120 chains,'thence south 40 chains, thence  east 120 chains, thence north.20 chains, thence  east 120 chains, thence north 40 chains to place  of commencement, containing 960 acres.  Dated 22nd June, 1898.  RALPH SM AILES.  95-8      '  ���������.W.-.B. PATON.  MINERAL,    ACT,    1896.  Certificate   Of   Improvements.  , PHCENIX Mineral Claim, situate in the Kettle River mining division of Yale district.,  Where located : Greenwood camp.  TAKE notice that we, C. E. Gault, free  miner's certificate No. 351 A; Robert  Denzler, free miner's certificate No. 14025 A;  Thos. Tighe, free 'miner's certificate No. 14024  A; Franklin Farrell, free miner's certificate No. 50 A, and W. T. Smith, free  miner's certificate, No. 14046 A; intend,  sixty da3rs 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.  0 Dated this 9th day of June, 1898. ' 92-9  MINERAL,   ACT,   1896.  Certificate of Improvements.  NOTICE.  C. O. D. Mineral   Claim,   situate in   the   Kettle River mining division   of Yale district.  -���*-    Where located: Deadwood camp, north of the  Sunset Mineral claini,  TAKE Notice that I, Robert Douagin, free  miners's certificate No. 14074a,.intend, sixtj-*  da3rs from the date hereof, to apply to the Mining-Recorder for a certificate of improvements,  for the purpose of obtaining a crown grant of  the above claini.  And further take notice that action, undei  section 37, must be commenced before the issuance of such certificate of improvements.  Dated this 18th day of June, 1898. 95-8  MINERAL,   ACT,   1896.  Certificate   of   Improvements.  NOTICE  CLMERON Mineral claini, situate in the Kettle  River mining division of Yale district.  Where located : In Greenwood camp.  TAKE notice that I, Georgr W. Rumberger,  free miner's certificate, No. 83A, in-,  tend, 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 9th day of June. 1898. 93-9  MINERAL,    ACT,    1896.  Certificate   of   Improvements.  NOTICE.  GEM (fractional) mineral claim, situate in the  Kettle River mining* division of Yale'districf  Where located : Deadwood camp.  TAKE notice that we, John Dunn, free  miner's certificate No. 25866; E. A. Bieleu  berg, free miner's certificate No. 29,867, and  Mary Garland, free miner's certificate No.  14117 A; intend, sixt3'*da3rs from the date hereof,  to appl3' to the Mining Recorder for a certificate of improvements, for the purpose of ob  taihing a Crown grant of the above claim.  ,  And "further take notice that action, under  section 37, must be commenced before the issuance of such certificate of improvement.  Dated this 3rd day of June. 1898. ,92-9  MINERAL,   ACT,   1896.  Certificate of Improvements.  NOTICE.  WINNER Mineral Claim, situate in the Kettle  River mining division of Yale district.  Where located : In Wellington camp.  TAKE Notice that we, James McLenaghen,  free miner's certificate No. 372a, Nellie  (Mrs. J. R.) Gallagher, free, miner's1 certificate  No. 255a, and Mary Garland, free miner's certificate No. 14117a," intend, sixty days from the  date hereof, to appl%- to the Mining Recorder  for a certificate of improvements, for the purpose of obtaining a Crown grant of the above  claims.  And further take notice that action, under  section 37, must be commenced before the issuance of such certificate of improvements.  Dated this 29th day of July, 1898. 101-9  MISS   O.    MEDILL,  Dressmaking and Millinery Parlors.  Sample Hats, in the latest stj'les, will  arrive in a few daj-s.  COPPER STREET,  GREENWOOD.  ""���"WIW Pl'-M-rt-UH-t-ff-'WHr^-UW^m'^^  MWWWMWiaH-IBKIBIIHW^^ vffi'  ^r-^.^if^^.-i. y.vJ.  THE   BOUNDARY   CREEK   TIMES,  1 ���.{���  .!��� i  i; i  r i  iUiiUiuuiiiiiiiUiiiiiUiiiiuiiiiiuuiiiiiiiuaiiiiaiUiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiuiiuiiauiiiiaiiiuuiiiiiiiiiiK  IS THE BEST HOTEL IN GREENWOOD. A New Building;, well furnished. First-class  Service in all departments. Choice, Wines, Liquors, and Cigars. Headquarters for Mining  and Commercial Men.  KETTLE   RIVER   MINING   DIVISION.  Record  of Mineral  Locations  for   the   Week  Ending August 16th, 1898.  Transfers.  .'.,"'��� Aug-ust 9.  King- Harold, Deadwood camp, J. H. McDonald  and C. P. Friend.  Aug-ust 10      ���,  Stemwinder and  L,uck,y  Pete,  Canyon  creek,  P. Lover.  Last Chance, "B.C." and " 730." Canyon creek,  E. Fletcher.  . Gold   Drop   and  Arg*o,  Cau3ron   creek,  W.  S.  Fletcher.  Olympia, M\-ers creek, John Luce.  August 12  Bobbie Burns, frac, Deer creek, W. G. McMj'mi  Aug-ust 13  Florence, Nicholson creek, G.  Atchison and J.  Spratt.  Aug-ust' IS  Lancashire Lass, frac, Smith's camp, J. Gillan  Cairngorm, frac, Long* Lake camp,  M. J.  M.  Wood.  Dixie, Long Lake camp, T. F.Kane.  Halifax, Long* Lake camp, Al. Mason.  Comanche Chief, Sultan camp, J.  Doug-las aud  J. At wood;  Sultan, Sultan camp, J. Doug-las aud J. Atwood  President   and   Czarina,   Sultan   camp,   I.   G.  Thompson.  '���'',������  Certificates of Work.  Aug-ust 9'   ��  Standard���T. Walsh.  Silver Duck���F. Keffer et al.  Aug-ust 15  Center���I. G. Thompson.  , Aug-ust 16  Ruby-Wm. G. McMynn.  Treadwell���P. J. O'Laug-hlin et al.  Hamilton���Mary Garland et al.  Blue Bell���P. J. O'Laug-hlin et al.  Transfers.  Aug*ust 9 ,  Buckhorn, Blue Bell, Iron  Top,  }4  int.  each,  John Dunn to G. R. Naden.  Arlington, C. M. Shaw to E. A. Bielenberg.  Buckhorn, Blue Bell,  Iron  Top,  %  int.  each,  G. R. Naden to E. A. Bielenberg.  Aug-ust 11  Coronation,^ int., A. J. Flett to J. Thurber.  Mayflower, Lillie May, W.S.F., Arg*o, Leslie,  Gold   Drop,   all   int.,  W.   S.  Fletcher to E. ,  . Fletcher.  Aug-usta,   Everett,   Rain3-,   Ma3rfiower,   Lillie  Ma3T, % int. each, O. Mellon to W. S. Fletcher  Everett, Ma3"flower, Lillie  Ma3',  %  int. each,  J. Peterson to W. S. Fletcher.  Augusl 13  American Eag*le, J. Powell et al. to J.   B.   Des-  rosier.  Marshall, % int., D. Bresnahan to J. McNult3r.  Little Brown, Little Annie, %. int.,  J. McNult3r  to D. Bresnahan.  Muldoon and all interests in B.C., W. W. Gibbs  toWm. S.McMynn.  Montana, Colorado, Fourth of July, Idaho, Red  Jacket,   Mag-nolia,   Pans3',   Climax,  Bunker  Hill,   ]i  int.  each ;   Tip Top,  Trapper and  Coin, l/i int. each :   Kaffir  King-, 1-8  int.,  E.  Sullivan to Wm. G. McM3nm.  British   Pride,   Golden   Eagle,   }���*>   int.  each ;  Deadwood, Little John,  Balaclava, John Gilpin, ~ int. each, J. R. Reillie and H. A. Ha3*-  wood to G. L. Thelin.  ���    .  i  August 15  Plutonia, Toronto, Great Hopes, 1-10 int. each,  T. F. Wren to E. Simeuson  Mountain View, C. L. Thomet to   Wm.  G.   McMynn.  August  16  Treadwell,   %   int.,   F.   C.   Woods   to    P.    J.  O'Laughlin.  %A? 4* 4* 4* 4* 4* 4* 4* 4* 4* 4* 4* 4? 4* 4* 4* 4* 4*-4* 4* 4* 4* 4* 4*3C  *  *  *  Is prepared to supply the trade with first-class Bottled Beer  manufactured  by   the   " I/ion   Brewery   Company,   I^td.,"  of Rossland..  The beer is shipped in  bulk,   and  bottled by  steam   in   Greenwood.    Manufacturers   of  Soda   Water   and  All Kinds of Soft Drinks.  *  *  *  *  *��f*  L^eave your order with  jr\ m    . B I   ^S   t^B    B^ZL    S~\    ,  Columbian Steam Bottling Works, near the Saw Mill, Greenwood  *  &�� <M* ����SU w* *M* J&* iM* *%* JL ��JR* tM* ��&> t&* Jk* ��M+ *fU *x* -JfU *yj&# <jK* ��%�� -Jf* *M* tM* im *yj  m f), [m  Wholseale   Dealers   in  FRESH   AND   SALTED   MEATS  HAMS,   BACON,   LARD,   Etc. :::  GREENWOOD. GRAND FORKS.. & -MIDWAY.  Corporation of the  i'fc        jS'��- ���>'�����  tjp    t'p    tip  Statement  of Receipts and Expenditure for the Half-year  ending June 30th, 1898.  RECEIPTS.  Note discounted  51,000 00  Liquor Licenses   510 00  Trades Licenses..!.....���....���  265 00  Hawkers  35 00  Road Tax  164 00  Dog Tax......  50 00  Police Court Fines .  355 00  Laud Tax .-.'  0 75  Debenture Tax :....���. 0 75  S 2,280 50  EXPENDITURE.  Balance from '97 Council  S 747 75  Interest and Discount  21 15  Miscellaneous Expenses '.  144 20  Street Improvements  128 56  Salaries....  800 00  Advertising and Stationery  251 40  Board of Health  :  10 00  Administration of Justice  44 25  Cash on hand. ..  133 25  S-2,280 50  Greenwood, B.C., July, 1898.  GEO.   R.   N/1DEN,  Treasurer. ���*���**" ������'���'���'���rTirTT'"~  V  THE   BOUNDARY   CREEK   TIMES,  iijwe!qi*jua��iugeaJa!Jiriatf��a��  A   FATAL   ACCIDENT.  Robert W. Roberts, a young Welsh  miner met his death in the Old Ironsides mine on Tuesday morning last.,  The deceased, M. Austin and W. J.  Pierce went down the 200-foot shaft  shortly after eleven shots had been  fired. Roberts and Austin were overcome by the foul air. Roberts died  shortly after being brought to the stir-  face while Austin regained consciousness and is rapidly recovering.  The unfortunate accident was due to  ^ ' '       .  '.  the men's  haste  to  see  the  effects of  their shots. The shift to which they  belonged drilled eleven holes in the  drift at the 200-foot level. They charged the same and came to the surface.  They waited only 15 minutes after the  shots were fired and then went down  the shaft. Pierce stopped at the pump  12 feet above the bottom of the shaft.  Roberts jumped from the bucket as  soon as it reached bottom and ran into  the drift. He must have become unconscious at once for Pierce heard Austin shout that Roberts was dead. Austin started into the drift and Pierce  slid down the cable and followed. He  found both men unconscious. He succeeded in getting both men out of  the drift into the shaft but the foul air  was rapidly affecting him and he went.  to the surface. Pat Dermody the foreman at the mine then went down. He  placed Austin in the. bucket but the air  was still bad and he was unable to lift  Roberts. Austin was brought to the .  surface and Dermody again went down  and secured Roberts. Dr. Foster was  sent for. Before he reached the mine  Roberts was dead. He never regained  consciousness and died a few minutes  after being rescued from the mine.  The air in the Old Ironsides shaft  has always been good and the fatality  was caused from the foul air from the  powder. Roberts who was a small  man was ambitious to do as much as  the opposite shift and he was in the  habit of going* down the mine too soon  after shots had been fired. His friends  often cautioned him to be more care- *  ful.  The accident was a   particularly sad;  one.    Roberts was a particular  friend  of Hugh O. Thomas who   was recently  killed  in    the     Snowshoe.    He     and  Thomas'   sister  were to be married at  Christmas.    For several days previous  to the accident he had been making  arrangements to take Thomas' body  home to New Rockland, Quebec, and  intended to leave for the east after  next pay day. Roberts was a native  of Carnarvon, Wales. He came to  New Rockland several years ago and  came to British Columbia with a number of. Welsh miners, a few months  ago. The deceased was a steady, hard  working miner and very popular with  his fellow employes.  Austin is rapidly recovering and will  be all right in a few days.  Dr. Jakes visited the mine on Tuesday afternoon and decided to hold an  inquest. This was done on Wednesday  morning.  The jury were as follows: J.Fitzgerald  (foreman) ;   G.   Rumberger,  J.  Moran,  J.   Foulds, Burns, George  Klinck. After hearing the evidence  the jury brought in a verdict that  death was caused by foul air and no  blame was attached to any one.  Rossland.  stme  Greenwood.  LIAITED    LIABILITY.  ��  (Redf Betatt <xnb (^lining QBtofters;  $  Financial' & Insurance /agents  GEO.   R.   NADEN,   Manager  mi. -un-iiw*Bfgi  ���MJMOiu-Aiijjjwm>mmiJ,iY��j  ��� i��mnja^mijiajLJJii��Ji��  THE"PALACE   LIVERY   STABLE.  THE   BOUNDARY   CREEK   DISTRICT.  Extra Well Fitted for Long Drives.    Saddle Horses  and Pack  Ponies,    Feed Barn*    Hay and Oats For Sale,  A. W. ROBINS   -   -   -   PROPRIETOR  PIONEER MOTEL  Greenwood City, Boundary Creek, B,C,  $6  ���Vft>  tit-  t,f  We are prepared to welcome Guests and provide good accommodation.  Headquarters for Mining Men.        Best of Wines, Liquors and Cigars  ��� L/IVERY Stabi/e in connection.   3&  ���7/V-  t'p  trP  rietotv  Are the only direct Importers on the mainland of British Columbia of  BLACKSMITH  Coke, Cement,  Firebricks,  Fireclay,  Lime,  Sewer  Pipe,  Plaster,  etc,  etc,, etc,  -o-  For full particulars as to prices, etc., write  EVANS, COLEMAN & EVANS -  Vancouver, B. C.  eaar bnmgies  A.l Cedar Shingles,  in any quantity,  for sale by  Boundary Creek Milling & Lumber Co.,  Greenwood, B.C.  NOTICE is hereby given that sixty cktys  after date I intend to apply to the Chief  Commissioner of Lands and Works for permission to purchase the following described tract  of land, commencing- at a post on the south  side of McRae creek, about five miles east of  Christina lake, Osoyoos division of Yale district, thence north 40 chains, thence west 40  chains, thence south 40 chains, thence east 40  chains to point of commencement, containing*  160 acres. JOHN P. PETERSEN.  July 25th, 1898. 99-8 c^saw  m'  THE   BOUNDARY   CREEK   TIMES.  &  1  j i .(��� *  {If  TUNNELS,  MINES   AND   QUARRIES  Straight Line Duplex and Compound  COMPLETE   MINE  JAMES   COOPER   MANUFACTURING  Branch Office, ROSSLAND, B; C,  , ���/?..  COMPANY,   Limited  JAMES D, SWORD, Manager,  THE   CITY   COUNCIL.  For  almost    three   solid   hours,   on  Monday evening*, aldermanic eloquence  percolated   through the  cracks  in the  court house and was lost upon the den.;  izens of the valley below.    The subject  which eng*ag*ed the serious intention of  the   municipal  fathers   was   the  best  "methods-of getting the streets down to  a proper level and constructing* a waterworks system that   would   do   away  with   the  pleasant practice of getting*  water from Twin  Creek   in   a   modest  bucket.    The  most   of   the   aldermen  favored doing* the work   by  day  labor  with several "ifs" as a drawback while  others wanted  the contractor.    Three  hours' discussion did not bring* unanimity to the council and   a   compromise  was      affected    whereby    day    labor  will be resorted to  if   the  contractors  are good enough to make  their .prices  hig*h enoug*h.  His Worship, Mayor Wood presided  and Aid. Galloway, Barrett and Phelan were present. Mr. C. '.J&. Shaw,  the city engineer was also in attendance.  W. J. Harber and A. W. McEeod  asked leave to lay a water pipe along*  Skylark street to their residences. Permission was g-ranted subject to removal by the council.  The city treasurer was granted $50  for petty cash and his half yearly report was received and filed.  Messrs. McDonald who have the contract for excavating for the new Barnard block   offered   to   fill the holes on  Government street in the valley   for 15  cents a yard.    The offer was accepted.  Mr. Shaw informed the council  that  he had the quanties prepared for Government   and   Copper  streets and that  the necessary data for letting-contracts  on the other streets would be ready   in  a few days.    A   long   discussion   then  ensued as to the best method of  doing  the work.    Aid.   Phelan wanted small  contracts and no bonds for the faithful  performance of the work.    He did  not  want   the   poor   man  in   the city to be  shut out from taking* a contract.    Aid.  Galloway and Barrett held that the city  could afford no experiments   and   that  if a contract were taken the contractor  should put up security that it would be  carried to  completion.    On   motion   of  Aid.   Barrett seconded by Aid.   Gallo-   I  way it was decided that advertisements  calling* for tenders for about $13,000  worth of street grading should be  placed in the BoundaryCreekTimes,  the Rossland Miner, the Spokesman-  Review and the Vancouver News-Advertiser. Aid. Phelan opposed this  motion.  Aid. Phelan then made a motion to  the effect that contractors must-pay  men not less than $3 a day and neither  Japanese or Chinese to be employed.  Aid. Phelan later reduced the wage  to $2.50 a day. Aid. Galloway believed  if a contract was to be let the contractors should be left free. He believed in  paying the best wag*es'but did not believe in dictating* to contractors.  Mayor Wood thought the more satis-  factory way to do the work was to g*et  a g*ood foreman and pay g*ood wag*es  and do the work by day labor. Aid.  Barrett seconded Aid. Phelan's resolution and the motion carried. The  council then adjourned.  GRAND   FORKS   IGNORANCE.  In the last issue of the Grand   Forks  Miner appears   an   article   under   the  caption " Back to Barbarism."    It is a  characteristic   Miner     article.    It    is  based upon ig*nprance of Canadian law  and a disregard for facts.    The officers  at Greenwood would have been pleased  to   grant   permission   to   bury the remains of John Dolquist at  Greenwood  if the law allowed them to do so.    John  Dolquist's friends brought  the body to  Greenwood   and reported  his death to  the police officer   and   to   the   coroner.  They asked the advice of these officers.  The officers advised according* to  law.  The coroner's   jurisdiction   is   limited  b3r law and no body can  be interred oh  the Canadian side without a certificate  of death   from a  medical   man.    Dol-  quist's friends   were   so  informed and  the   body was taken to the   American  side.    We believe the precautions stipulated by the Canadian law are proper  precautions,    In the  Dolquist case the  stringency of  law  worked a  hardship  but the officers of the law  were  not to  blame.    They made no effort to administer the law ; their advice was  sougfht  and it was g*iven free of charg*e.  The incident shows the difference  between Greenwood and Grand Forks.  In Greenwood   the   residents have the  hig*hest regard for Canadian laws and  desire to see the same properly administered. In Grand Forks the people  show a full "and complete ig*norance of  the laws of the country and a disregard for their administration. The  Grand Forks Miner is about the worst  sinner in the lot.  B. C. M. & M. Co.  During* Hector McRae's visit here, a  meeting* of the directors of the Boundary Creek Mining* & Milling Co. was  held in A. S. Black's office. Mr. McRae was appointed a director vice A.  C. McKenzie. The syndicate which  Mr. McRae represents has made the  second payment on account of the  shares recently acquired by them. Ten  men will at once be put to work on the  company's properties. A 100-foot  shaft is to be sunk on the G. A. R.  claim and other work carried out.  Seasonable g*oods : Iyime Juice, McLaren's Cheese, Jams and Jellies,  Marmalade, and lots of nice thing's at  IvAW & Co.'S.  We cater to the mining* trade, camp  trade, hotel trade, family trade, and  we want  YOUR  trade.���L,aw & Co.  Hair Brushes.  Tooth Brushes  Nail Brushes  Clothes Brushes  And every other  kind of Brush  Greenwood Book Store,  9 GOVERNMENT  ST.  Windsor Hotel Barber Shop  Copper Street, Greenwood.  New Shop. New Enamelled Bath Tubs.  R. M. McENTIRE   -   -   Proprietor.  iUfl  W. J. Snodgrass & Sons, Prop's.  Leaves Penticton at 7 a.m. on Tuesday's, Thurs-  days, and Sal*urda3*\s for Camp McKinney,.  Rock Creek, Midway, Anaconda, Greenwood,-  Carson and Grand Foncs.  Returning* leaAres Grand Forks at 7 a.m. each  and every day except Sunday for Greenwood  and leaves Greenwood for Penticton on Tuesdays, Thursdaj^s and Saturdavs at 1 p.m.  Carries the Mails, Passeng-ers aud Express.  4Sr* Will sell  throug-h Tickets  to  Vancouver,,  Victoria, Seattle or Portland. uJtasaaaxm^si  ^, t     - 7  V*' 7  **'  GREENWOOD CITY is the central town and supply  point of the Boundary Creek mining camps. From this  new   town   roads   lead   to   the  DEADWOOD  SUMMIT,  T  Lots  are  selling  freely  and  are  a  good  investment,  -o-  For- price of Lots and other information, address  C      V-Pj*  Greenwood City  apply  to  the  Agents-  Boundary Creek, I ��,  ��� a     a ysz^' ���  ]K"4  4S SU<  ^S  ys^i  i!  **  We  have  consulted  authorities  on  the former subject' whose opinions carry  weight ' and ���������.they  inform  us, that  one  of  the  most.'prevalent  causes of sickness  in  sections  where, the wreather  varies in extreme's 'of heat and cold, is the want  suitable  UNDERCLOTHING,      There  is a pile-of'.common  sense, in  ge  that  "An  ounce' of prevention  is  bettet 'than, a  pound  of cure/'  We  have provided .the   "prevention,"  you must  do  the  rest  you ��� do^/vSpeculate $2,50  or  $3,00  for   a   Suit   of   Health   Brand   Underwear?  run the  chances?   ������' Season says,  SPECLJLATE !,!  ^'��-


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