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 SATURDAY, DECEMBER 26, 1896.  I i BaUett .  (JHttttna jjountaf  ______JW_B_fi!-W u  $���  1  ~��_u_i  ���s����  _r__W___n_���K__C9__B  *-��4efr-��409����-4-MM  ���MHiM  ^S^g^"  G*^-  _**�������������  Is the central town and supply point of the  Boundary Creek mining camps, From this  new   town   roads   lead   to   the  LONG   LAKE,  DEADWOOD,  SUMMIT,  SKYLARK,  ���   WHITE AND ATWOOD,  WELLINGTON   and   SMITH  CAMFS  Lots are selling freely and are a good investment   ~�� *3C.  fflfc*���  G*"��-  For price of Lots and other information, address  ������*���:  Greenwood City, Boundary CreeR, B. G.  <__^���  Or apply to the Agents;  C.  F.  COSTERTON,  Vernon,  B.C.  __�����  ^If??????!?f?!H?f???!????H!?!!n???!f???H???!???!?!!?!!!?H!?!?!??!????f??f??H!???!??f??!???!??!??!!?  i A Weekly Paper published in the interests ot the Boundary Creek Mining District.  Vol, I,  GREENWOOD CITY, B.G, SATURDAY, DECEMBER 26, 1896,  No, 16,  TOWNSITE   Or   MIDWAY.  The beautiful flat owned, by the Midway Townsite Company on the banks of the Kettle river was- originally preempted by a settler named Eholt, nearly twelve years ago.  la the year 1893 it was purchased by Capt. R.' C. Adams, of  Montreal, and others, and surv^'ed into town lots. Capt.  Adams' account of how he came to call the town Midwaj' is  ra,Lher interesting: He says he puzzled for days thinking  of a name that would be both suitable and catching-. What  he wanted was a name easy to pronounce and easy to  remember, bat to name a town is not so easy a task after  all. Those who know Capt. Adams, however, also know  that even in a matter of this kind he would employ original  methods,���and he certainly did. He went straig-ht through  Webster's Unabridged till he came to the letter " M,'"���how  long it took him he does   not  say���and   "Midway"   inime-  The advent of a saw-mill was a great day for Midway. Mr.  Powers, one of the owners, can very amusingly describe the  adventures his unfortunate boiler went through on its journey from Penticton before it was safely set in position and  the first log sawn. ,The Boundary Hotel was next built by  Mr. McAuley, and soon after the pretentious building known  as Palmerston's hall was erected, the lower storey of which  is occupied by Mr. McNicol, the pioneer storekeeper. Then  we must not fail to mention that auspicious occasion when  the " Advance," a paper formerly published at Fairview,  was for the first time issued at Midway. In due time a  blacksmith built himself a shop and forge, an assayer  opened an office, a livery stable was erected, and carpenters  were attracted to the new town. In 1895 several buildings  were erected, including the government offices and lock-up ;  Mr. E}. A. Hain, the postmaster, also opened a store for the  sale of tobacco and fancy goods.    During the present  year  u -  ~JTT  ���jpjj-Tr^rjr'T:  7v  ". ,jSJ*8j��*&W��ilt  ���'.   'mrj',-, {--  j_* v__^H?_R   ���    .     _ _       i <*   __a  ��5����'J_   fU4  & 1* ^-^^'*^__l^",ft______r    $_��> __���*   i 'J>, .*J r,  J?-y>- nivbk&RkwkW*^\~^uk ^___i___��4  V'V'^S  ^'^���:HMr?5���  ^Iltftfl  :v;-..f��fc  j.-;-;,.:-��^;,H''B  ;;i'i;i3f|  THE    TOWNSITE    OF    MIDWAY,    B.C.  diately struck his fancy. It was short and had a pleasing  sound; moreover it expressed distinctly two ideas ^topographically and geographically correct; The town is exactly  in the centre of the whole district, and is also the midway  point between the Rocky and the Selkirk ranges. So the  town was called Midway accordingly. Had Capt. Adams  remembered the ill-omened words written by his fellow-  countryman, the great L/ongfellow���  " Midway so many ills appear,  That he who ling-ens'longest here  Sees most of care."  He might possibly have gone on through the dictionary to  " O." But then, happily, the worthy trustees of the town-  site are not superstitious.  The first townsite agent was the late Mr. Palmerston,  who worked energetically in the face of many difficulties in  the interests of Midway. The building now known as the  Lancashire House was built by him and cost nearly  $2,000.  two handsome houses have been built by the townsite company for the purpose of renting, and an office for Mr. A. K.  Stuart, their agent. Recently a number of lots have been  sold on building conditions, some of the purchasers having  already complied with the requirements of their agreement  and "btiilt neat cottages on their sites; others will follow  suit in the course of the next few months.  The Midway Townsite Company was lately re-organized  and capitalized for $60,000, and the directors now evidently  realize that the time has come when more energetic methods  must be employed if Midway is to keep pace with the other  towns of the district. Two schemes are projected for next  spring- which, if carried out, will assuredly benefit the place  to a great degree. The first, of these, to irrigate the flat  and-to supply water for domestic purposes by the construction of a ditch from Boundary creek, is of paramount importance, and it is surprising that this���the   most  essential  taft  'IF*  'm  ffev^i  .- <���  s-v-fc  V-:  ������^  r**-  ? :?������  ���:i  \p"--  ���: -i  ''"'���A  F'l'  '���:;  Sft'->-  ''"���'!  S--3  iiffi.  ..-*  F /''-V1  ..:���> i  '1  !*���;.*'  r.9\.-.  !���>���������  \ ���������  B*.   ��� '  ���v:i_K::i  :';!  W'.!  .' I" i  U' ���'* *: ft  '���':���*  8' ���* ���.������  . ':"���  S ���-t ' *  '.VI  &���"�����.'���  i. v; THE   B OUN DAEY   C P E E K   TI ME S.  to make Midway a desirable residential  spot-���has been so long-  delayed.    The  project   of   building-    a    wag-on    road  throug-h   the    Colville   reservation   to  Curlew creek, and thence on to Carson,  is also admirable, though it now transpires that the determination of the In-  v dian   Department   at  Washington   to  evict the  white  settlers  from  Nelson  may affect the construction of the road.,  At the present stage of the  development of the Boundary creek district it  is futile to predict what part the  present established towns will play in   the  future history of  the  camp.    One has  to take into consideration the admitted  callousness of railway companies tb individual interests.    At the  same  time  there are few sites in British Columbia  more favored by nature  than Midway.  While situated at some  distance  from  the principal mining-  camps  of  Boundary, the roads centreing in  the  town  are all down grade.    There  are  mines  to the rig-ht of it, mines to  the  left  of  it, and mines all around it, not to mention the large deposits of coal at  Rock  Creek.   The townsite company are now  corresponding -  with     an     American  smelting firm with a view to the   erection off reduction works at Midway.  ODD^FELLOWSHIP.  A meeting was  held  in  the  school-  house* on   Saturday   evening-  for  the  purpose of taking some  definite  steps  . towards   the   organizing-  of   an  Oddfellows' lodg-e on Boundary Creek.    As  at former meetings Mr.   Thos.   Hardy,  of Anaconda, presided, and  to  him   is  due in no small degree  the  successful  outcome of the , meeting.    Voluminous  correspondence was read by  the secretary,  and  commented upon  by  members present.    Finally five  Oddfellows  gave in their names   as  charter  members of the proposed lodge,   guaranteeing- to raise the sum necessary to cover  preliminary expenses   until  the  instituting of the lodge.    A committee was  also appointed to select  and purchase  reg-alia, fittings  for  hall,   etc.    W.   J.  Harber was elected  secretary until the  installation of the elected  officers, and  was further instructed to write  to  the  Grand Eodge for  information   on   certain technical points.   Any other members of the order residing  in the  district   were   invited   to  give   in   their  names as charter members at  a  meeting- to be held on the 2nd  January,   or  to the secretary in   the  interim.    It is  expected   that   arrangements   will  be  completed so as to hold the  first  regular meeting early in February.  Mr. Elkins has received instructions  to strictly enforce the observation of  of the health regulations in Greenwood  and Anaconda. It is the intention of  the authorities to have the sanitary  arrangements of towns as near perfect  as possible before spring.  WORGAN;  (p��oto$t<x$��tt,  GREENWOOD   CITY.  Views of Greenwood and the Mines for Sale.  HOT  GREENWOOD CITY, B.C.  G.   E.   SEYMOUR   &   GO., IProps.      ;  Specially adapted for Commercial Men.    ������:���    Stages to all parts pass the door.  FIRST-CIvASS  IN EVERY ; RKSPECT.  r ��� ��� "*'** lit* "SJI?. ��������� ������������ ,.       .    '  Rates from $1,50 to $2,50 per day���  JENCKES ynAcnINE CO.; :  :  CANADIAN RAND DRILL CO;  SHERBROOKE,   C_>UE��  0k  0k  tip  _/4  ���VtF  4fe  lie  0k  ftp  Boilers, Hoists, Pumps, Ore Cars and Buckets, Wire Rope,  Air Coriipressors, Steam and Air Drills, Saw Mills and  '.-'.. Supplies.    Prompt delivery from Rossland stock.  Send for Catalog-ties.  F.   R.  M EN DEN H ALL,   Agent,   Spokane  and  Rossland.  County Court Notice,  A  SITTING of the County  Court  of Yale  will be holden at  Osoyoos,, B.C.,  March  13th, .1897.  At the hour of 11 o'clock in the forenoon.  ,    Bj'  command.  C.   A.   R.',UMB^Y,  R.C. C.  NOTICE,  Government Office,  Osoyoos, B.C., Not. 14th, 1896  11  ,<���_      ?**V ^^.  County Court Notice,  A  SITTING of the  County  Court of Yale  will be holden at  Midway, B.C., March 15th, 1897.  At the hour of 11 o'clock in the forenoon.  By command.  W.   G.   MCMYNN,  Government Office, k.c.c.  Midwiiy, Nov. 14th, 1897. 11  Robert Buckley *  NOTICE is hereb3'-g-iven, that application  will be made at the next session of the  Xeg-islative Assembty for the Province of British Columbia for an Act incorporating- a company to supply water for domestic, fire, manufacturing-, mining-, milling-, smelting-, reduction,  and other purposes to the inhabitants of Greenwood City, Anaconda, Midway, and Bounda^-  Falls, in Yale district, and all extensions of  said towns, and to the inhabitants of the district about the said towns, and to any mines,  mills, manufactories, smelters, reduction, refining-or other works in the said towns or in  the district or vicinity thereof, and also to produce and supply power and electric lig-ht to the  said towns and the inhabitants thereof, and to  the mines, manufactories, mills, smelters, reduction, refining-, or other works now or hereafter to be operated in the said towns or in the  district or vicinity thereof, and also the rig-ht  to expropriate lands, aud for all orany of the  above purposes to appropriate, take and use the  waters of Boundar3r creek, BoundaiT Falls,  Twin creek, Lind creek, Providence creek, Copper creek, and Eholt creek, and for all other  necessar3r p6Avers, rig-hts and privileg-es for  cann'ing- out the above objects.  Wilson & Campbell,  11-8 Applicants'Solicitors.  NOTICE.  -Q_^0v=_9-  Harness, Saddles, Boots and  Shoes Repaired  with neatness and dispatch.  GREENWOOD   CITY,   B.C.  The Osoyoos, Vernon and Kettle River  Mining Divisions of Yale District.  NOTICE is hereb3- g-iven that all Placer  Claims leg-ally held in the Oso3roos, Vernon and Kettle River Mining- Divisions of Yale  District are'laid over from the 1st November,  1896, to the 1st June, 1897. ,.  (Sig-ned)   ���   C. A. R. LAMBLY,  Gold Commissioner.  Osooyos, B.C., Nov. 1st, 1896.  _?.*':���  fr>j_?B  m ___f_HK__C_  '*"������""���"���Turin'���'"'''!!!  THE   BOUNDARY   CREEK   TIMES.  0'\  XMAS ENTERTAINMENT AT MIDWAY.  The entertainment g-iven in Palmer-  ston Hall, Midway, on  Tuesday   evening- was  distinctly   in  point   of  merit  superior to any affair of  the  kind  before   attempted   in   the  district.    Evidently much pains had'been   taken   in  the arrang-ement  of the   programme,  and the evidence of   local   talent   was  truly creditable.    The  comic  element  was well maintained by  Mr.   Sansom,  whose ability to make himself supremely ridiculous is  not  to  be  questioned,  and Mr. Mclntyre.    Both Mrs.   Brown  and Miss   Haynes   sangf   charmingly,  and Mr. Rickards' recitation, "Sparta-  cus to the Gladiators," was   admirably  delivered.    "Truth" proved  to  be   an  amusing-enoug-h farce,   the  acting-  of  Miss McAuley in the,. part  of  Bridget  the   ''truthful"   maid-of-all-work   was  especially good.    If, however, it is per-  missable to criticise, it must'.-be admitted that every one of the actors  in  the  piece committed the fault  so  common  to amateurs of turning the back to the  audience.    This   is   often merely   an  effect of nervousness, but it tells  very  much against the success of the acting.,  Again, why did Mr. Trimmer when he  received" the  joyful  intelligence   that  his passion was   reciprocated   by   the  idol of his affections,.subside on a chair  and look for all the,world as if he  had  swallowed a dose  of  castor-oil ?    Miss  Ruth, by-the-way,   would   seem   altogether too cold and repellent a  damsel  to suit the requirements  of  any  lover  of a more  ardent, disposition   than   a  Mr. Trimmer.     Nevertheless, the first  effort of the Midway Dramatic Club  is  deserving of warm praise.  After Santa Claus had been introduced to the children, and refreshments  had been served, the hall was cleared  for dancing. The following is the  programme in extenso :  ;     PROGRAMME.  Quartette���" Eulalie".. Miss Haynes, Mrs.  ,- Brown,  Messrs.  McMynu aud  McNicol.  Solo���" M3^ fadder-'s girl ".. VMr. Mclntyre  Recitation (selected).......................Mr. Sansom  Solo���-" I cannot sing-the old song-s "    I....: ..Mrs. Dowding-  Recitation���" Spartacus   to    the   giadia-  tors ".. .....: :.... Mr. Rickards  Solo���"Father O'Flynn "............ Mr. Irwin  Recitation���" Hamlet's soliloqu3' "....Mr. Guess  Solo���"Miserere Domini " Mrs. Brown  Recitation (selected)..,  Mr. Rickards  Solo���'��� Nanc3r l<ee". Mr. McMynn  Recitation���"A little maid's  Amen "......  ... ,;...  Miss  Spurg-eon  Solo���" Sweet Marie "  Miss Ha3*nes  Recitation���" The battle-scarred vet."     Mr. Irwin  Solo���" Sailing- "....... Mr. Deans  "TRUTH."  Dramatis Persona, :  . Bridg-et  Miss McAule3r  Mrs. Worldly Mrs. Lundy  Miss Ruth Wordly...... Miss Haynes  Mr. Twaddles...............Mr. McLaine  Mr. Trimmer..................Mr. Stormer  Solo (selected) ......a...... .:......,..... Mr. Sansom  ���Santa Claus.��� ���Refreshments.���  God Save the Queen.  CORRESPONDENCE.  Grand Forks, Dec. 21st.  To the Editor, Boundary Creek Times :  Sir,���In 3'our issue of Dec. 12tli I see an article reflecting- upon me as having- done awajr  with a certain petition asking- for a road from  Greenwood Cit}- to the mouth of Fisherman  creek. No doubt 3-011 have endeavored to make  it appear that I was try'ing- to do something-  ag-ainst Greenwood and all the country which  the road asked for would benefit. The petition  was handed me b3r Neil Hard3-, who was driving- stag-e at the time, and asked if I would put  it where it could or would be sig-ned by all who  felt so disposed. I simpH' placed it on the desk  in the Grand Forks hotel, where it remained  for a da.y or two and w.as then taken to the post  office where it remained until I saw 3'our article. I then made enquio'- of Mr. Perrine, bookkeeper for Manly & AA-erill, who said it had  been there since it first came to the office ; no  one had ever asked for it, and he did not know  where or to whom it was to be sent. It seems  to me that it would be no more than rig-ht for  the one authorized to make such an attack as  that made in 3rour paper, to at least make  known the supposed loss or making- awajr of  said petition before giving- me the cheap notoriety- 3'our article has done.���Yours, etc.,  GEO.   P.   MIMMS.  [Surel3* Mr. Mimms did not peruse carefull3r  the article to which he refers, otherwise he  could not by an3r process  of logical  reasoning-  deduce therefrom that he was accused of " trying-to do something- ag-ainst Greenwood." A  letter sig-ned by T. McDonnell appeared in the  Times of Oct. 3rd, stating- that the document  when last heard of was in Mr. Mimms' possession. We have on < several occasions, in these  columns, asked Mr. Minims if he could throw  any light on the alleg-ed loss ; receiving- no reply we stated in our issue of 12th inst. that " to  all questions relative to his khowledg-e concerning- the whereabouts of the missing- document Mr. Mimms has preserved a dignified and  profound silence."   Voila tout.���Ed.]  Recent prospecting on the big , ledge  of the O.B., owned by the Boundary  Creek M. & M. Co., has shown up very  fine ore,���-a mixture of zinc blende, galena and pyrites, running well in silver and having all the appearance o_  the high grade ore from the G-.A.R.  and D. A. This ledge is only one of  three on the claim. Until this strike  was made the O.B. was considered the  least promising- of the company's properties. Messrs. Sansom & Holbrook  sold 6,000 shares of the company's  stock this week at 10c. per share, and  the probabilities aire that the price will  be doubled before spring. The company are now sinking a working- shaft  on the G.A.R. o Ore last assayed from  this claim returned $142 for  all values.  Crown Grants.--When applying for  crown grants, request that the advertising thereof be published in The  Boundary Creek Times���the mining  paper of the district.  Notice of Application for Private Bill.  Townsite of Greenwood Gity.  NOTICE  IS Hereby1- Given, that application will be  made to the Legislative Assembty of the  Province of British Columbia, at its next session, for an Act incorporating- the inhabitants  of the Townsite of Greenwood Cit3--, in the Oso-  3-oos division of the district of Yale, as a Municipal^-, to define the limits of said Corporation  with such provisions of tlie General Municipal  Acts now in force tn the Province, and such  other provisions as may be applicable, or ne-  cessar3r, or expedient ; and with such further  provision as will enable a vote to be taken at  the time fixed for the first election to determine  whether tlie affairs of the Corporation shall,  subject to the provisions of the Act of Incorporation, be manag-ed b3r an Executive of three  Commissioners or by a Mayor aud four Aldermen.  Dated this 17th day of December, A.D. 1896.  I.   H.  HALLETT,  15 .:  Solicitor for the Applicants.  .   H.   HUFF,  Greenwood City, B.C.  Blacksmithing  And Horseshoeing  Satisfactory Work Guaranteed.  _   JUfl _ _i  Snodgrass & Sons, Prop'rs.  Leaves Penticton at 7 a.m. on Tuesda3rs, Thursdays, and Saturda3'S for Camp McKinue3',  Rock Creek, Midwa3r, Anaconda, Greenwood,  Carson and Grand Forics.  Returning- leaves Grand Forks at 6 a.m. on  Tuesda3', Thursda3T and Saturda3*.  Carries the Mails, Passeng-ers and Express.  ItSk  _r&0  ^Greenwood, B.C.  Office, Store, and: Saloon Fixtures  a special.  Plans and Specifications  made aud  Eslimates  g-iven.  Established 1802.  WEILER BROS.,  Manufacturers of Furni^  ture, Upholstery, eta X  Importers of .Crockery,  Glassware,  Carpets,  Wall Paper,  Linoleums, etc.   Residences and  Hotels furnished throughout.    All orders, no  matter how, large, promptly filled, as we have  ���'the ������ -.'������" ���'.  LARGEST STOCK IH THE PROVINGE.  ���. _J4     _J& ��� .._/*  yip      ->ip     yte-  Wirite us for Catalogue and Price List.  ��� _��J_      0c      0i.  .0 ''.'������������' *y'k?   . "s">c' '������' '*">c- :  VICTORIA,   B.C.  HUGH CAMERON, Proprietor.  Best Brands of Wines, Liquors aud Cig-ars.  Good   Stabling.  MINERAL    ACT.  Certificate  of Improvements,  "Last Chance" and" Non Such" Mineral Claims  Situate in the Kettle River Mining- Division of  Yale District and located in Smith's camp.  TAKE NOTICE that' The Republic Gold .  Mining- Compairy, f ree miner's certificate  No. 81,152, intend, sixty da3rs from the date  hereof, to apply to the Gold Commissioner for  certiiicates of improvements for the purpose of  obtaining- a Crown grant of the above claims.  Aud further take notice, that adverse claims  must be sent to the Gold Commissioner and action commenced before the issuance of such  certificates of improvements.  Dated this 21st dayr.of October, 1896.  *'. Q BUT<-^  Fruit*Vegetables.   ,  Copper   Street,   Greenwood   City.  Some mag-nificent Apples, and a larg-e supply  of Potatoes, Cabbag-e, Parsnips, Carrots,"  Turnips, etc., etc., ou hand.  ��� 9  jewellers and News Dealers,  GREENWOOD CITY, B.C.  Watch Repairing- a Specialty-. THE   BOUNDARY   CREEK   TIMES.  (^outtbarj? Cree& Cimes  HAROL.D M.   LAMB  ���  W.    J.    HARBER���  ��� ������.���   EDITOR  ���MANAGER  Subscription, S2.00-per."Year," in- Advance.  SATURDAY, DECEMBER ,26, 1896.  RETROSPECTIVE}.  Fully ten years have gone  by  since  the discovery was first made of mineral  bearing rock in the district now known  as  Boundary   Creek,   but  it   is really  only  within   the  last  three  years���it  would hardly be stretching  a point  to  say  within   the  last   two   years���that  capital, attracted by the reports of the  extraordinary size and value of the0pre  bodies that had been found in this out-  of-the-way corner of British Cplumbia,  has been invested to any extent in developing the claims in the  new  camp.  When, hardly two years ago, Rossland,.  suddenly leaped into  prominence, and  prospects that had been   condemned as  valueless; by   profound    and    learned  mineralogists   gave    undeniable   evidence   of   becoming    dividend-paying  mines,  Boundary   Creek  began   to  be.  considered   more   seriously.      Mining  men began to admit that if the  future  of the Rossland camp  was  so  promising, it would be as well to  investigate  more fully the claims  of  Boundary to  recog-hition.    That was the beginning.  The summer of '95 was  a  busy  one  ; for the mining recorder, but this   year  the  stress  of  work   became   so  great  that it was found necessary to increase  the staff of government  officials, more  than as many claims again   as  discovered in the whole ten  years   preceding  were.recorded at Midway, from  which  time the more rapid growth and development of the camp dates.  Taking all in all, the progress that  has been made during the, year 1896 is  entirely satisfactory. Between March  and September some 800 claims were  recorded at the government office at  Midway; the territory before unexplored has been opened up ; and discovery of ledges of immense size on Pass  creek and in Kimberly camp, and the  rich finds on James creek and up the  West Fork of Kettle river,   are  among  the notable events of the year. Hearty  all the better known or more developed  prospects have either been bonded or  sold within the last twelve months to  operating companies. In Greenwood  camp the Montreal & British Columbia  P. & P. Co. purchased the Gold Drop,  after thoroughly proving the property;  the Old Ironsides . and the Knob Hill  were bought by a wealthy sj'ndicate  last summer and development work is  now in progress ; the work done on the  Monarch and on the Snowshoe while  the claims were under bond was quite  satisfactory; and the work that "has  been carried on this year on the Stem-  winder by Messrs. Farrell & Midgeon  has increased the value of the mine  ten-fold.  In Skylark camp the Skylark mine  was first bonded and then sold.  In Providence camp the Combination  claim was sold and development work,  upon an extensive scale  is  being  car  ried on. The Boundary Creek M. &. M.  Co. also acquired eight properties in  this camp and have commenced work.  In lyong I^ake camp the Vancouver  Prospecting Syndicate have obtained  control of the Denaro Grande and the  , Jewel claims, and it is stated that a  stamp, mill'will- be erected in the vicinity of these claims next spring.  In Deadwood camp the Mother Lode,  under bond to the Boundary Mines Co.,  is being thoroughly exploited, and the  Sunset has been recently bonded at a  good figure. . .. '  In White's camp-the No. 7, under  bond to the Boundary Mines Co., is a  most promising -property. Work on a  large scale is shortly to be commenced  on the St. Maurice group, and the City  of Paris and Lincoln, bonded to Mr.  Heneage, an Fnglish capitalist, are  being developed?  In Smith's camp the Non Such, Republic and Last Chance were purchased by the Republic Mining Co. ; and in  Summit camp the Keough Mining Co.  acquired seven properties'; one of which  ���-the R. Bell���-is being developed.  The population of the district has al  least doubled   itself   in   the  past  year  and the towns on Boundary creek have  made   a   marvellously  rapid   growth.  Some 300 town lots have been  sold   in  Greenwood , alone   since   March   last,  among the purchasers being Mr.   Bealey, the well  known  banker   of  Ross-  laiid, who intends to establish a branch  bank in the town next spring,   and the  Bank .of .Montreal,, business   men- in  Eastern   Canada,   on   the    coast,   etc.  From two small log cabins erected last  Christmas, there are now   nearly   fifty  fine business   buildings   alone,   nearly  every trade being  represented  in  the  town.     Anaconda,   in  December  last,  had not even been plotted  as   a  town-  site ; to-day it is  a  larger  town   than  Midway, whose growth is from a much  earlier date.  Bachelors' Fruit Cakes, 50 & 75c  RENDELL   <&   CO.  - . ��������'  Choice Line of  Fancy Biscuits, Candies, Etc,  RENDELL   eg   CO.  WILL,  BE   GIVEN   AT  ANACONDA,   B.C.  ���)��� BY   (-  The Anagonda tamci Club  0c     0c     0c  v'p      "sS?      v'p~  Everybody Cordially Invited,  a>9<e*��*o>&<S9>**a>9<9>+<em*��>-&<t9t��9-<9>+-<*>9-<9*��9-i��v<9  T   ������''''������  . I  A    '      " .... 4  s  T  O  A  _  T  e  A  SMITH & I  r-  0  A  _  A  a  T  9  A  ���  e  A  a  y  ���  A.  I*  V  e  A  0  ���T  0  A  e  _  A  0  T  0  A  A  O  V  O  A  0  T  e  A  A  0  T  0  Proprietors of the  vernon saw,  planing and  moulding ..'Mills.  Sash and Door Factory at Vernon.  Saw Mill at Okanag-an Ivake.  _A__    ���.  :'/ip  Owning- extensive timber limits on  Mabel lake containing- some of the finest  Cedar to be found in the Interior, we  are prepared to fill all orders for Facto ry ��� work reasonably, expeditiously  and of as g-ood material as can be had  at the Coast or Spokane.  Orders from Boundai^ Creek aitd the  Southern Interior solicited.  '���'���'-!.   .���0k���  Smith & McLeod, Vernon.  i  A  ���  T,  0  A  r  e ���  A  A  0  V  9  t  I  A  O  r  0  r  0  A  0  I  t  r  I  A'  A  0  I  A     :  a  j  A  0  T  0  A  o^e-4o^-a-49>-e-40>-0-49^a'4e!>-o-4st>-s-<e>-o-4O>-o-<0i>-0-48��-��o-0-40^a^i0  Mining and Estate Brokerage.  BOUNDARY   CREEK  GREENWOOD CITY, B.C.  .    . '  VVV��____{  y*_3_s��*s  Assaying and Analysis of Ores.  Mines Examined and Reported on.  A thorong-h acquaintance with the'"Boundary  Creek and Kettle River mining-districts.  W.   W.   GIBBS,  ���,* ASSAYERS   :  ANACONDA     -    -..  -     B.C.  .  British Columbia  irivestig-ations  a  Specialt^v'.  J(CHAAS(EM,  Mining Engineer,  Greenwood City, B.C. Spokane, Wash  Mining- Properties Examined and Reported on.  Mining- Negotiations Transacted.  Correspondence Solicited.  olumbia Flouring Mills Co.  ENDERBY   and   VERNON.  Trade Mark  Red Star.  Makers of Flour pronounced b}r experts to be  the best made on the Pacific Coast.  HUNGARIAN  XXX STAR  STRONG BAKERS  GRAHAM  Bran Shorts Chop Etc  _  ���  M  'ft. THE   BOUND ARY   CREEK   TIMES,  FROM   KEREMEOS.  An occasional correspondent writes  .from Keremeos to The Times as f ol-  'lows :' ,-'V ���      .-,..".���������.'..'-,''"'    :  The prospects ahead of this section  are remarkably promising-, and that in  the near future there will be a great  mining- camp established on the Simil-  kanieen is no long-er a matter of mere  conjecture. Without a single exception  every claim upon which development  work has been done to any extent has  a satisfactory showing-.  Sharp and Fd. Williams have run a  tunnelon the Surprise lead for 50 feet,  and are down 30 feet with the shaft.  The ore is copper and iron sulphides,  assaying- as hig-h as $35 in gold, 10 oz.  in silver and 20 per cent, copper. The  ledge is three feet wide and well defined. ',.��������'..,; .'.���        ��� _��� "' , ,';..  The Flkhorn will probably one day  rival the Rosslandlye Roi as a producing mine. The ledge on this claim has  been crosscut for 80 feet, and as yet no  hanging-wall has been reached. The  ore is what may be called low-grade,  averaging $15 for gold and silver  values and 7 per cent., copper. There  is, however, a paystreak 12 feet wide  of clean copper sulphurets, that runs  $68 in gold and silver to the ton and up  to 23 per cent, copper.  Fight miles south of Camp Couteney  three claims were recently located in  what is known as Joe Hunter Camp.  The ore here appears to be very high-  grade, specimens having assayed up to  $80 in gold and.30 per cent, copper.  New locations aire being made every  week in Camp Couteney, and the other  day a character of ore new to the locality was found near the river. We were  somewhat astonished when some of  this ore, .which looks like a black sulphide or it might be an oxide of tin,  assayed $10,000 in gold to the ton.  Samples have been sent to the Government Assay Office at Victoria, and I  shairtherefore be able in my next letter to give you a more accurate and  a more scientific account of what the  ore really is. ,  Mr. Coulthart, the leading merchant  here, discovered a short time ago what  I believe to be one of the largest bodies  of low-grade sulphide ore, judging  fronl surface showings, yet discovered  in the Province. The outcroppings  have been traced clear across the claim  for the full 1,500 feet. Five locations  have been made upon this lead, the ore  from which averages about $6.50 to the  ton for gold values.  We are about to emulate the example of other mining camps and plat a  townsite. A corner lot on Main Street  will be deeded to The Times in recognition of its eminent services to the  district.  At Fairview, which is only nine  miles distant from us, quite a "boom"  is now in progress, claims being bonded and sold every day.    In fact���  To hear of a tale  Of a big- deal or sale,  No longer excites much attention :  Though "wild-cats" not Dier(?)   ' .'  Between Fairview and here  Are stocked in figures too numerous to mention^  Nevertheless, for prospectors this is  truly a magnificent field. Pack your  mules, Gentlemen, only seventy-five  square miles left, and the last remaining corner of British Columbia not in  ' the hands of monopolists.  ARMSTRONG/   B.C.  *����.    '_V*    *�������  ">ip~    iip~    -?ip'  Patronize home industry and the only co-operative Flour Mill in the  Province by using our  HUNGARIAN  XXX  STRONG   BAKERS'  SUPERFINE  OF FLOUR  Our Mill is fitted throughout with  the latest improved machinery and is in  charge of a thoroughly experienced miller.  Ask  for  our  Flour, and  keep  the  nioney  in  the  district.  ��������-40>��-4t>��-4��MM  The Okanagan Flour Mills Go, Ltd.  Armstrong, B.C.  ^ When, you want any  ATERIAL  CALL at :  ^v__sw>.  TAYLOR'S PHARMACY,  '-��m-  -+���   Greenwood City, B.C.  _s^y_^v_  TXfECARRY  '������"JtY. Writing Tablets, ruled and unruled.  Dnveiqpes and: Puying- Cards. Fiddle Strings.  Foolscap.   Ivegal Cap.   Pens and Pencils.  Inks and .Mucilage. Pipes and Pouches.  Memorandum, Time and Day Books.  Colored Tissue Paper, for Christmas Decorations.  !��;_S;!  W  -Importer of and Dealer in-  COPPFR STRFFT, GRFFNWOOD CITY, B.C.  Louis Blue.  A. Fishek.  A. R. Tillman.  MILLS     _\ND      YARDS     _\T  Greenwood City    %    Anaconda* B���G  Manufacturers of Rough and  Dressed  Shingles/ Lath* Mouldings* Sash and Doors,  0C        0C        0C  ���ftp"     ���fo'     �����'&  ALL KINDS OF FACTORY WORK MADE TO ORDER  Lumber delivered to any place in the City or to Mining Camps  :.M  m  E- ^ '  i THE   BOUNDARY   CREEK   TIMES.  GREENWOOD  AND VICINITY.  Summonses have been served upon  the. men .'driving the rig which collided  with Murray's wagon last week, when  Mrs. Murray was injured. The case  will come up at Midway on Monday.  An enjoyable dance was given at the  Windsor hotel on Friday evening.  Dancing commenced at 8 o'clock and  was kept up until early morning, to  the accompaniment of a banjo and two  violins. Ah acceptable nieal was served in the dining-room at midnight.  Plans have been prepared by Mr. A.  B. Hart for a large hotel to be erected  on Government street next spring for  Mr. Robt. Wood.. The design is somewhat similar to that of the Kalemalka,  at Vernon, and in material and furniture will be thoroughly modern and  first-class. A corner has been selected  north of The Times office.  Mr. Robt. Wood has deeded a lot on  Government street to Messrs. T. Miller  and Powell, as trustees for the- local  branch of the Masonic Order, as a site  for a hall. A lodge of this order will  shortly be organized, at Greenwood.  Mr. Wood has also promised a lot for  the Oddfellows', hall, the location of  which will be decided within the next  few days.  Constable Flkins went oyer to Grand  Forks on Wednesday to arrest a man  called Iyee Warner, who is accused of  forging Mr. O. Dillier's name to a  cheque for $42, for which he obtained  the equivalent in currency from Mr. H.  McKee, of the Pioneer Ivivery Stable.  Warner is a painter by trade and was  recently employed by Mr. Dillier.  After cashing the forged cbleque, Warner borrowed a horse from the stables,  saying that he was going to Grand  Forks and would return next day. The  forgery was discovered on Tuesday.  Through the disinterested kindness  of Mr. R. Powell, who made it his  business to solicit subscriptions, a family by. the name of I^uarck residing in  Greenwood in a state of destitution,  were relieved this week from absolute  want. The father is an elderly man,  incapable of performing heavy work.  He recently took up a pre-emption on  Rock creek, but obtained a livelihood  during the autumn months by selling  milk ; this source failing from his inability to provide feed for his co-ws, he  was left without means of support for  his wife and family. With the nioney  so liberally subscribed provisions were  purchased sufficient to last some weeks.  Mr. Fzra Meeker, known as the "hop-  king" of the state of Washington, who  visited the district towards the latter  end of last month, was so pleased with  what he saw and heard of Boundary  that since his return home he has organized a company whose object will  be to develop and work mines in this  province, but more especially in this  district. The stock of the company  has been taken up and paid for in full.  Mr. J. C. Haas has been asked to accept the appointment of consulting engineer for the company here. Mr.  Meeker is a member of the "fourth estate," being one of the largest shareholders in the Tacoma "L,edger" to  the columns of which he is a constant  contributor. In the "Ledger " of the  9th inst. he gave a very appreciative  and pleasing account of his visit to  Greenwood.  The crosscut at the 130-foot level on  the No. 7 has been driven for 90 feet.  Very soft rock was struck this week  and rapid progress is being made.  mm  ^f^ _^t^ _^f^ _^f^4 ^f^. _^f^i _^t^ <^f^ _^f^4 _^f^4 _^t^. ^f^ ^f^. ^9^i ^9^ ��^f^  W.   ,xJ.     ARMSTRONG.  kjgu wQbr Vgb* kty. idQW  L.     Y.     BIRNIE.  if*  ���?/ri_SM__i!Kv\_____5*5\_^  f*ffc     i____i___2_:_  ^_i*v\_i\\\ei\v\ciwv��vi\_&\vv��*v\_a\v^  _*_  ���..: ��� '-"- ������ ��� .���.���.������������.������,������ ���   .  , , ���  DEALEKS   IN������  Hardware, Paints and Oils, Sash and Doors.  '''-.'    0c     0c      0t. -'.,.-".  Agents for Chatham Wagons and Sleighs,-Best in America,  One of the best dobbing Shops in the Interior.  Hardware        Granite ware ,   Tinware  Cook Stoves      Wooden ware    Silverware ;  Parlor and Box Stoves  >r Glassware  '���..-' \ ,--. -: ,. ��� Mi-'iiers'' Gamp Stoves \   Window Glass  Iron Pipe and Fittings       Cutlery  Crockeryware and House Furnishings  MINERS' SUPPLIES A SPECIALTY.  *Jff*  r>i_____K3IHKKS____!  W$W W^fU <J$& ttf$W  -' i  EER  EL  J __    M U  Greenwood City, Boundary Creek, B,C,  '_��* 0C  -��'p~       ':y'p~  0k  lip,  We are prepared to welcome Guests and provide good accommodation.  Headquarters for Mining Men.        Best of Wines, Liquors and Cigars.  ��� -Livery Stable in connection.- ���  0k  tip  NELSON & CO,  0k  /  0k  f>  Proprietors^  HOT  Midway, Kettle River.  First-class Accommodation.   Good Stabling.   Stopping Place for Stages.  McAULEY _ LUNDY, Proprietors.  ANACONDA    HOTEL,  ANACONDA,   B,C  N.    THOL_L_  PROPRIETOR.  In every respect a Comfortable and Well-appointed House.    LiveQ- Stable in connection.  THE BOUNDARY FALLS HOTEL,  or.  BOUNDARY   FAIylvS,    B.C.  WHITE      -      -      -       PROPRIETOR.  CentralLy Located.    Stopping- place for Stag-e Lines.    No trouble or expense spared  to make Guests comfortable.  StrictLy First-class and Charges Moderate.  Best Brands of Liquors and Cigars.  Good Stabling.  w '/  THE   BOUNDARY   CREEK   TIMES.  _lf  PROSPECTORS' QUERY COLUMN.  [Edited by " Anaconda."]  J., Midway.���Will you kindly answer  the following- questions throug-h your  enquiry column : (1) What is platinum  worth per oz. ? (2) Where is the. chief  supply obtained?���Ans. Platinum is  worth from $6 to $14 per oz. according-  to its purity. The purest platinum is  found iii the Ural mountains, Russia,  and is worth $14 per oz. that obtained  in California and Oregxm being- worth  about half the price of the Russian  platinum. Platinum has also been  found in the Similkameen.  W.M.���I-own-.a half-interest in a  mineral claim on,the Colville Reservation-, located June 3rd, 1896. My partner states that we do not have to do our  assessment until before the 1st of Jan-  aiary, '98. I contend that the work must  be done before the 3rd of June, '97.  Please decide the question for us. Ans.  Your partner is correct. You are not  obliged to do your first assessment until Janllst, 1898.  Mr-.- H. Preston, erstwhile employed  as assayer on the Gold Drop by the  Montreal and British Columbia P. &  P. Co., is now at Gaylord, Montana,  arid is one of the owners of a claim adjoining-the Mayflower mine which is  shipping- 30 tons of ore a , day. Mr.  Preston writes to a friend ; at Greenwood and says that when the weather  was at its coldest a week or so ag-o,  with the thermometer at 30 below zero,  he was living-in a tent and had both  his ears and his nose frozen.  Mr. Herbert Cuthbert, western man-  , ag-er of the British-Canadian Gold  fields E- P. & I.Co., stated the other  day at a special meeting- of shareholders in Toronto; that the two Boundary  creek properties he had, purchased for  the company exhibited much the same  showing-as the best Rossland claims.  The company also own four claims on  the Colville Reservation, assays from  which went from $47 to $75 from surface rock.  'Mons. Gire, representing- the French  syndicate operating- in Central camp,  proposes to treat his ores by an electrical process. He asserts that ore can  be treated so inexpensively by this  process that he will be entirely independent of-.railroads. Mons. Gire is  negotiating- with Mr. Doug-las arid his  partners for the Mabel, Oro and Cornucopia claims in Central camp.  trn_-TTT_f_i.-t__T--i.T;iT^^^ \-:rrn__-vff_iiTnff_TTT_p^'L',��1-'"  TENDERS WANTED,  TENDERS will be received by the under-  sig-ned until Januar3' 15th, 1897, for the  construction of an Irrigation Ditch and Flume  from Boundary creek to Midwa3* flat.  Plans aud specifications can be seen at the  office of the Midwa3' Company, Midway-, _.c,  and the office of C. F. Costerton, Vernon, B.C.  The lowest or any tender not necessariU' accepted.  A.   K.   STUART,  Ag-ent Midway Compauv, Ltd.  Midwa3^, Dec. 5th, 1896.  lie Greenwood Book Store.  ^.r^>-��-<et<-o<ai>-ffl-4ot>-o-<a��>-o-<o>-_-<o>-_-<Oi>-_-<cKO-<o��"0-<eM��-<(o  Next door to Ford's Barber Shop.  The best brands of Cigars,  Cigarettes and Tobaccos ,,  X Fancy Goods & Stationery  ���*40��-0<a����040fr'9-��0��-����0��>_��t0  (OUR consignments of Goods, shipped respectively Octo^  ber 22nd and 28th and November 9th and, 20th.  Goods were packed in ordinary common Wooden Boxes  and Sacks, with the letters " 0. & Pi, GreeilWOOd, B-C"  marked thereon, Finder will be rewarded by knowing the  cheapest place on the creek to buy Clothing and Groceries,  OLSON & PHELAN  The PIONE  Livery and Feed  STABLES  Greenwood City, B.C.  0C 2>t(. .Stg.  ?!$     vjii?     5fi?  Saddle Horses SI.50 per da3r.  Teaming- at the Shortest Notice.  /ncKEE   &*CURRY,   Proprietors.  t'"  SANSOM   &   HOLBROOK,  Groups of Claims fcought for Stock Companies and Syndicates  -o-  OFFICE     AT     GREENWOOD     CITY.  ��     &     _L &k_�� _l _��.'���tea*   __       %��&r     TOBotVissP O  25, Ti 29, YATES STREET,  /IOTORIA,   B.C.  Wholesale Dry Goods.  Gents' Furnishings Manu  facturers.  Best assorted Stock in the Province.  am   rrn��riivnrr_i_'_iii hhtt*"*��� ���" ������������i^.gw^i����m������j^-jm��>ii-".~miJiMr'"~  J. Kerr.  R. D. Kerr.  BUTCHE  GREENWOOD. GRAND TORKS. & MIDWAY.  Meat delivered at Rock Creek and all Mining- Camps.  *^^ji_BWff����J*��w<_qpa*��v<^^  pga__w_aw_3jj_aw>ai_aa_  MARCUS   and   (GREENWOOD  STAGE      LINE.  Iveaves  Marcus   Monda3's  and  Thursda3's  at 1 p.m.  Arrives  Greenwood   Tuesda3rs and Frida3's at. 5 p.m.  Leaves   Greenwood... Wednesda3r and  Saturday  at 7 a.m.  Arrives  Marcus  Thursday  and  Sunday  at 9 a.m.  Special.   Attention   Given   to   Mail,   Freight   and   Express.  E.   D.   MORRISON,   PROPRIETOR.  M_____aWCT_^lMI_mi___M^  iiwmwwih_wjwb����_ miw_ _n! THE   BOUNDARY   CREEK   TIMES,  mnwr���i   jii iii i af  Mining  MINING NOTES.  records   are  held   over   till  next week.   ,  Mr. S. S. Fowler, M.B., came in from  Nelson on Tuesday's stage, going on  to Camp McKinney to inspect a claim  there for the company he represents.  It is necessary to correct the statement made last week with regard to  the Silver Bow. Mr. H. A. Guess was  credited with having assayed rock  from the claim.    He did not.  Messrs. Olson and Inkstef are working on the Juanita, an extension of the  Crescent in Skylark camp. They found  some very good quartz last week, but  not in formation ; after sinking a few  feet, they started on a new shaft two  hundred feet higher up the hill.  Th^e shaft started last week on the  Iva Iveiiore, in Deadwood camp, one of  the properties of the British-Canadian ,  Gold Fields Exploration Co., is well  under way. At a depth of 12 feet a  well defined vein 12 inches wide was  discovered, and shows indications of  widening. The vein is quartz, with  copper pyrites.  On Wednesday Mr. J. C. Haas, Ip.M.  actingf for the British-Canadian Gold  Fields Company, purchased from the  lessees, Messrs. C. S. Galloway and Gi.  A. Rendell, the Ethiopia in Iyong Ivake  camp. The price asked for the claini  was $3,000 cash; The Ethiopia is considered a good property being on the  same lead as the Jewel and Denero  Grande. It is the intention-of the purchasers to proceed with the development of the claim at once.  From the records of the Mining Recorder's office at Midway it is learnt  that Mrs. Garland has bonded her  one-eighth interest,in the Jewel claini,  L<ong Iyake camp, to Mr. F. B. Smith,  acting as agent for the B. C. Prospecting Syndicate. By this bond the syndicate obtain full control of the Jewel  claim, and the}' have lately obtained  the control of the adjoining property,  the Denero Grande. The consideration  of this; transfer is $6,000; $500 down, 20  per cent, in six months and the balance  in ten months.  After sinking the shaft on the Old  Ironsides to a depth of 70 feet, Messrs.  Marshall and Rumberger have decided  not to proceed with the contract, which  was to take an 8x4 shaft down 100 feet,  unless the price originally agreed upon  is increased. Water has been pouring  into' the shaft so rapidly and the rock  has become so hard that to continue  the work under existing' circumstances  would mean a serious monetary loss to  the contractors. The matter has been  referred to Mr. H. White, local manag-er for the company.  ANACONDA NOTES.  The Commercial Club met in their  new hall, a larg-e and comfortable room  in the Wilson block, for the first time  on Wednesday. It was decided that  the club give a dance shortly in the  hall, making- a small charge for tickets  merely to cover expenses.  Great preparations are being made  for the ball and entertainment to take  place next month. No less than 240  yards of bunting are being used for  decorating, besides flags innumerable.  Supper will be served in the Palace  hotel at midnight on New Year's Eve.  J. Iyiicy returned from Rossland this  week,    accompanied   by   two   mining  ���.__,��� ~_.: ���-i   JJ.I_.LJL    VVI1U  are  looking  over  properties  in this district..  -A letter has been received from Mr.  Bennett stating that he will be obliged  to prolong his stay at Spokane, as his  dentist informs him that he must undergo an operation for the removal of  a portion of his jaw which is honeycombed from the application of a drug  that he had been in the habit of using  to relieve toothache.        '-..-   .  Messrs. Shepuster and Fox returned  from a trip to Curlew creek on Wednesday, bringing back with them some  very fine specimens of ore.  The man Wardner, '^wanted" for  forging O. Dillier's name to a cheque,  has   succeeded   ini  evading   arrest by  crossing the line.  Mr. Dan. Mcl/aren, of Carson, who  is suffering from a severe attack of influenza, is'being nursed at the Greenwood hospital.  The Times extends the compliments  of the season, in., all sincerity to its^  distinguished circle of admirers, at the  sanie time the management Of,the paper  would be infinitely obliged if delinquent subscribers���plural nuriiber, masculine gender, in case of possessing-���  would Have the goodness to pay up.  Printing, as we do this week, two  days ahead of date, reports of the ball  at the International and the children's  entertainment are postponed till next  week..  assortment   of   Christmas  New   Year's   cards   at    Ta3^1or's  large  ��� :A  and  Pharmacy, Greenwood.���Advt.  Mr. T. Hardy, proprietor of the Palace hotel at Anaconda, has given Mr!  G. A. Ford permission to place his barber's chair in- the office of the hotel.  Mr. Ford is now ready for customers.���  Advt.   '-."  , .-*<. *.TJ>;V.'Wlr?-'  H.   HALLETT,  EdrrtBfet, Mofkxtot,  NOTARY,    PUBLIC.  GREENWOOD,    B.O.  HENRY NICHOLSON,  Qtofdtg (puBfic, .(^fning^genf  Mining Negotiations Tkansacted.  Office :���Camp  McKinney.  N.B.���Some   valuable   Mining-    Properties   in  Camp McKinney and vicinity for disposal.  m    W.   JAKES,   M.D.,   CM.,  by Appointment  Resident  Physician  to Kettle  River District.  Office       :       :       Greenwood, B.C.  G.   A.   GUESS,. M.A.  II.   A.  GUESS,   M.A.  Assayers .'��. Chemists,  Thorougrhl}- familiar with Boundarj- Creek  and Okanag-an mining- districts. Properties  examined, assays and analj^ses of ores, fuels,  furnace products, etc.  Greenwood, B.C. Midway, B.C.  B  For Occupation or Speculation.  UILDING AND LOT for sale on main  business sti-eet in Greenwood City. Size  of building-, 24x55 ft. Arraug-ements may be  made to exchaug-e other lots or erect a smaller  building- suitable for our business, in pajanent.  For particulars enquire at  The Boundary Creek Times,  Greenwood CitjvB.C  NOTICE OF  Application  Biu,. ���  for Private  Cascade Water, Power, & Light Co., Ltd.  NOTICE  is  hereby' g-iven  that application  will be made to the lyeg-islative AssembR-  of the Province of British Columbia at its next  session for an  Act incorporating-  the Cascade  Water, Power and  Iyig-ht  Compairy,   Limited,  with power to appropriate and use so.'much water from Boundary creek, Kettle river', and' the  North Fork of Kettle river as the company maj-  see fit, for the purpose of establishing- waterworks and suppl3'ing- water for mining-, domestic, -manufacturing- and other purposes  to the  inhabitants of the townsites of  Midwa}-,  Ana:  conda, Greenwood; Grand  Forks  and  Cascade  Cit3^, in Yale district,  and  to appropriate'-and."  use 150,000 miiier's inches of water from  Kettle  river, near  Cascade  City,  for the purpose of  g-enerating- electricity- for the suppl3r  of, light,  heat and power to the inhabitants, cities, towns,  mines, smelters and tramways within a radius  .of-40 miles  from  the said  townsite  of  Grand  Forks, and to construct, erect and maintain all  necessary works,  duildiug-s,  dams,  race-wa3\s,  flumes,   poles   and   erections,    la3'   piijes   and  stretch   wires, for   g-euerating-   and  supplying-  electricit3' as aforesaid, aud to  enter  upon"and  expropriate land for the purposes  of  the company, and also to construct, maintain aud operate tramway and telephone systems within the  said radius   of 40  miles,  and to  do  all  other  thiug-s necessar3r  or conducive  to the attainment of the above ob-jects or anv of them.  Dated at the Citv of Victoria the 10th  dav of  November, A.D. 1896.  FRANK   HIGGINS,  12 Solicitor for Applicants.  iiiers and %  % \  Owners ���%  w__w_*rt_-.i_��y-^a|rtr<^  To obtain the best results,  0*0000  use  0     0     0     0     0     0  And Patent Fuse  Lighters,  0C      0C      _jfs.  ^'���F     %'p      ^'p  For Saive by  Midway* B,G  T    F. McLEOD,  Barrister and Solicitor.  Anaconda, B. C.  ORBES   M.   KERBY,  Assoc. Mem. Can. Soc. Civil Engineers,,  (ptopincia? J_l&nb Jlumgo?  AND  CIVII^ ENGINEER, ,'  ;  ��� (ttofarv (pufiftc ��� midway,  b.c.  'A  ���i,m  iif-.  tBB��__aig_8_gi^^ fit *  /  Selected Valencia Raisins.  <a  Amalia" Cleaned Currants  Crosse & Blackwell's Lemon, Orange and Citron Peels  4  Cloves  Nutmegs  ��  Sage, etc., etc*  Choice lines in  *���   ��� ������*.  ���*-ri  Greenwood and Boundary Falls.  TRY   OUR   DAMASCUS   COFFEE

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